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TOE' ASHESTGTOir TIMES? SUNDAY,' APRIL' "30V 1916. Vi TM mysteries ok myra An Inspiring Nov?! and Motion Picture Drama Writfen by Hereward Cafrington Dramatized by Charles W. Goddard. (Ceprrltht. HI, by the Star Company. All Forelan Bight Reserved), l, (Continued from Page Twelve.) tt it the hand writing of John MAy Hxi, her father!" ha cried. rTh master pondered for many mln tjtee. aa Varney waited with & prcmo ftlUon of further danger. '"Ah, now I have it," muttered tho Other, "What can be placed within her room tonight without attracting sus picion? Think and tell tnel" , And aa Varney racked hla bralni for reply a atrango connection was being eeUbllahcd between thla secret meeting flace of tho aplrlta of ovll and thi.lt rary of Myr&'a home. . Dr. Atden bad caplod tho rock-cry tnl globe, upon tho carved table, and ho picked It up with Interest r IIere la a very Interesting medium Of clairvoyance. Miss Maynard. Crystal gating la one of tho surprising develop menu of the psychic which surprises . thi most skeptical." ..... Myre, restrained, through somo girlish Impulse of shamo from telling of her experiments under tho suggestion of Arthur Varney, with this samo crystal. The doctor continued: "rou know, a was like an scientific men usually nrc. 1 believed only that which I could see, touch, hear, feel, or weigh. But gradually I began to see that, as ShaJceapearo says, 'There Is mora In heaven and earth, Horatio, than In all thy philosophy.' I discov ered, that there wore forces which could not be weighed and measured, photo graphed and phonographed." 'Ho twirled the globe In hla hand, un ionsclous.Z and .without realizing It. Hyra becamo Intent upon tho flashing Play of tho lights from Its reflecting "Yes, It was a sort of Intellectual Joko on me," ho continued, smiling In remi niscence. "I came to laugh and Ye roalned. If not to pray, at least to mar vel And to scok more knowledge. I had ridiculed the idea of haunted nouses; of messages from the dead and the distant living. Yet, I learned that telepathy, or mlnd-mesaplng. actually .does exist, and Is practiced by many people. "The little coincidences, when we sud denly rccelvo a letter from some absent friend about whom wo have been think ing very intently, the meeting on tho street 'in some unexpected place of soma one else about whom our thoughts have been unduly busy these things aro not accidental, but tho result of mental powor." "But, Dr. Allien, how can. ono mind communicate with another It seems so ridiculous?" naked Myra, Intently watch ing the crystal globe. "Twonty yeara ago. Miss Maynard, wo Would have thought tho idea of a wire less telegraph instrument a ridiculous phantasy of dreams. Yet, see what a tremendous part wireless messages now take In history, for peace nnd war, In shipwrecks, battles and trade. ;"Yea, and more wonderful still Is the Wireless telephone tho projection of the voice to distant parts with a. few small Instruments made In a workshop by virtually ignorant men from the blue print patterns of the Inventors. Now, It what a man can make may do such wondrous things, think how much more delicate Is tho brain instrument which Qod and nature havo developed. How reasonable to suppose that this wonder ful mind Instrument should bo able to radlato the ether even more power fully than the crudo pieces of metal, wires, batteries and electric eumrntn. Why. the great force which gives llfo I 4a tffj all la tfA anmi ttfhlrh nnntrnls these messages and the other forms of tup Uliuii tv in UlU iuii;q ui iliu AlKlli- I rdng's flash, the biasing glory which fires the sun and the flame which bums 1 In the life essence of tho plant seed. It Is " Myra Maynard'a face was drawn and ashen ; at first ho imagined that she had returned tocher Immediate tranco of the hour before. Then he reallxed that ho had been twisting the crystal. Inducing a mechan ical hypnotic state He leaned forward, gating Into the girl's eyca. "What do you see?" Bho shuddered, and then to his amaze ment placed her hands and thumbs Into the position of the Devil worshippers' symbol. Tho girl whispered, in word which were barely audible to the physi cian. "He is looking at mo oh. his eyes burn and frecxe me and his tsuaacniy alio Favt vent to a sup- . rranm o.h ,...w. i. t!, th her hands -, vision In tho trnnslucent depths. It ThehCerpellwKs fcVoktn. and Mvra I J-f h0 LJ". h'e A dn: "fe'i"? lcofld'cl111,8 t0Wftrd tb' 0nX1??S7r1 hl'rSi'fonf tSS ."What wn? it? hat was it mim . AianaraT no uergea as sno loouea arouna in subjective fright, "I can t remember! I snw a man , nnd such n tiurcr man that Is all I rccoleot. ' ..V1 (An V.J . - . hufnpAf" i "viio was jif uiu you over ace jiim "No" and sho could not resist her . senrtf of humor, ns she laiighed, nlhrit a tit wryly, "and I never want to sec him Mom thai thl sh- could not describe. and Alden. fearlny thnt hi would strnln the girl too miich nv further pfforts, proposed thnt thf-y tnko a walk, or even a llttlo txcrclso. fvr . 1 ... . exneHon. tanVht he .uirSstoVl 'and bid tusinos for a vhllo." ' "flplendldl'' cried Mra. rnthuslastlo ally. "How would ou like to mako a round of cur cnlf poarro the rinh U Just down tho street, nnd T am qui to suro thnt I could beat Colonel r,og!v to- Aldon tcnV tho siiFrosllnn eagerly. TtefOro half nn ho.i- had jvi h(. vM y moj pair wero t n.lovjrc; Jho cloir nlr and tlie sun on tho llnkx, having dls mlcced for tt ilmo bolnp nil thoughts or black nnd white rnaclc. , , But otMr wen not so fqitretful' CHAPTER XII. The Bloom of Doom. LATH that nfternonn a wagon drow up before the Maynard home. ArthJr,Vnmey who had dropped in lor a call, was cooling his heels Impatiently, ns Mrs. Maynard poured omo tea. "Mvra. T urn sure, will bo bork In a few minute. PhoM plnylni golf with Dr. Aldn." said th mothor. "Mrs, Maynard." nnd Vnroe' voice was In deadly carnct, "I do not trust this man. It seems to ouecr that you allow him uuch a fr"cdom m your home when you have known him only a few dais. m Mvra'a mother looked at him anx iously. "Arthur. T have made Inquiries Into his connections. He's very woll con nected socially. Ho presented some letter of Introduction from mutual friends to-dav. He knovs n groit manv of our acnualntancos. I hops Iliava not mado a mistake. He savM Mvra from sulo'de last .night. And I feci confident that ho menns us no haim. Do vou ncree with m?" Varney shook his head omtnoualv, 'T di not. Hla mission has somo Ulterior motive. Mvra Is young, In nocent nnd ImnrosMnnnhle. She pos sesses nn onirmnu) fnrtuno nnd I he neve thit thin man Is trvlnn: to gain epntrol of hor fecllngn bv nr-ctlclnj; this mvstcrlous power of hvpnotlsm which vou snv he exercised tod.iv. I3e sre of him!" There came the sound of voices from th door. "Keen out of here. I toll vou I" cried tho butler. Mrs. Mavnard and Varnov xvnlked curlouslv towwrd tho hall, nnd beheld two men holding flnner nut. In, stiff argument with the faithful wlllls. "Wo wants tcr se)l somo of our flowers to tho missus'" orguod ono of the men as Wlllls tried vainly to shut tha door. T "I wish no flowers," exclnlmed Mrs. Maynard. but Arthur Varney smiled ingenuously. "A good Idea. Myra regretted tha faded plant which sue kept tn her bed- i room. .I'll buv anolhrr one. lt ma see your plants, my good fellow," ha interjected. . ' "Sure. Buv'nor, an' swell posies they la1" cried tho foremost ono. aa Wllla tennea asiao in disgust. amov and Mrs. Maynard ".topped to tho doorway. .."Which ono would you pick fo,r her. Mrs. Maynard?, I want to surprise her. yotj know. It la her bli'thdoy. nnd a little, remembrance of flowers will bo oven nleasanter than the books I brought.1" ' Mrs. Maynard. flattered at tho ap peal to her good taste, looked over tho collection. Only ono of the POttoU plants upnearod f any valuo. "Wfell. it Is a small choice what is tho namo of that flower? I have never seen it before?" aha auerled, "tiurr,.lady, that's ono of them Great WhlteWay posies, I reckon. I don't hnow 'the Dago name for it but It's sure tomt fanoy moniker,- The boss calls It a Mght Blooming Lallole,' or aorao thln' liku that!" v "What do you ehnra-n for It?" aabnd Varney, drawing out a rol of bills. "This is ten beans, guv'nor, for ifa one of them clas-y flowers that don't get up.untll sunsetl Is it a bargain?" Virney laughed, and tossed' tho mon ey tn him. , "Give It to "Wlllle-he'lt taka it up stairs, and put It In Myra's room aa a aurprlse." Ho tuVned away, and Mra. Mavuard followed him Into the howe, "You are so thoughtful, Arthur," aha murmured. , Ji'iot i.an' not c.n' l.hftv my mind on Myra always. "ho sold, "and I an't rtslst doing any llttlo thing which means additional pleasure In her Ufa. But 1 d wish that she and that mis erable auack -would coma back from the golf llrtks." His wish was soon answered, as My ra danced Joyously Into tho hallway, her eye annrkllng- and tho raoes of a per fect .phvslque on her ehceks. Aftor a row nollte wordSi Aldon went out, leav- l1f X?"?, t0 Bludy tha rt' Indescrlb ablp Inolfferenco to tho magnotlo charm which he had formerly, exercised with out rcFictance, .Tlicreiya. some now element in her Hfo which ho could neither overcome nor fathom. That night, after Dr. Payaon Alden had returned with a small hand-satchel, no waa shown to a truest room. He ackod a curious favor, before re tiring. Myra had told him of the beautiful Want, covered with unopened blossom-, which Varney had sent to her wm, in piaco or the one which had "Let. mo have that plant n my bed room just for tonight." Alden begged. xr.mi.,ye.m ,'ll". but humor me." ir5iJe,t.'.nfIv weed, and after bid SJS 'Ul Pliant dreams." aha re rrJm,,i..Sho. aIlpPed downatalra a few SI lter. on some un explainable eno sat there, for pcrhaDS an hour SfiSSfShila th0 fweot.naPecrtt tatlons Which mnnnllrrhf n.r..i.i --.. jure, into the mind 6f a "maiden. . It tiw. iJ!., i ". 1'Fnl outsme, nnd wit it tho electric lights switched off. aha fn -?,.a ,dlivan re.r tho wlnJow. look ing curlouslv at the mysterious glass: globe which hnri vlvnn hL- .,.. ..Ci!2 Vl.l.n. I.", -v. -mui, WUIIimi Df. Alden was restloss, but eventually Wf .w..w.M KtvuiiiB. ,Jen a surprlalna thing happened, , 1? Plant, standing on hi dressing .,'? "Sr ho ? 1Fn to open lta wl,lt0, waxen petals, rte had carefully fxam'n.e1 It-taking the root out of !"f, P" proddlnc tho earth, and at last arrlvlnor mt'iYin Mm.inIinH u nothing wn8 wrong with it, - But as the flower spread, n few grains of powder dropped from tho rnlyx to tho damp earth of tho pot. A thin white vaper aroso, aa the powder wo absorbed. Pnnwent fumes aeemed Jo spread through tho room with surprlalnx rnpldltv. and the doctor turned uncom fortably In. hi sleep. Thort ho began to cough, clutchlnnr at Tils throat as though some beast wero gnawing at it. niym. vntn tne mint or tha moonlight on the crystal, middnnly behold a nsw I'droom of th. v .iir. """"' v lX'droom of the visitor. Listening for an Instant she heard a. low moan: Then she rietey&d i frlahtfiil. biting mrar, nnn sne iorca open mo aoor. Tho noxious gass almost overcame ... ,. . 7...." ....::: z ,,rr' ,,ul cwiKiutK inn niumniiilK ovT . ...w ,wwa. r...u ivnbiini UiO T,,IIUT. w i force It un. The frMh Mr rushed In. driving out th nolson vnporn. j no oiccinc usni wnicn no sunneniy turned on disclosed tho figure' of tha doctor, twltchlmr in unconscious agony, ilvra dashed water In hM face and bathed .i forehead with It until he opjM his eyes. As ho blinked and rubbed his throb- bln,r head- ho 8m,led " Bratltude. vou nnd now you repay tho debt with ln- lerrsir- She shook her head, and pointed to the plant "It must have been that." she said. "Let us throw It out or the windowl' "No, I havf examined it. This la Just another tittle trick of the occult evildoers, Wo havo been more than a match for them this tlmo. I wonder what will happen next?" As he BDokn Mvra nalnted nxpttedlv nt the picture which hung over his bed. "Did you see that swing? Old you sue tho faco upon it Just then?." aha de manded, in frightened tones. io, not a tning," replied the doctor. "But, I have no doubt at all that you did. Who was it?" "The samo horrible face of tho man ulth his thumbs llko this!" 1'nyocn Ahten scowled. Thla tremen dous psychic struggle waa gaining in imrnriiy every noun (To Be Continued Next Hunday.) Madman Tries to Kidnap Girl; Whips Three Men CHAttDON. Ohio, April W.-Chorgo of saault and battery was made against Blaine Bedding, thirty-two, after his arrest, when, It is alleged, ho tried a few nights ngo to carry away Miss Ethel Sprlrtgcr, seventeen, from hor homo In Fullcrtown. ' Later the chargo was withdrawn nnd he was adjudged to be Insane. He was arrested only after having thrashed thvco men who tried to hold him. Ho wob taken In chargo by ti doputy shcr Ifl nt his boarding hounto when kneeling In prayer. MI will marry Kthol Springer, no mat. ter what happens," said Redding as ha left later in custody of BherifT Ballard and Deputy Rhodes for tho 'Newbuig state hospital after being adjudged as insane. Hunted for 42 Years Can't Find Wife to Suit BniDQCPOnT, Conn., April SO, Jo seph Cmnln, a farmer pf Derby, an nounced that he had searched forty two States and two countries of Eu rope, and that while In a receptive mood, he had not found u girl suitable to ho his spouse. "I sim strictly temperate, a healthy and sttong farmer, and I have boon scsrrhlnu sixteen yeara for the right kind of r, .wife." ho declared, "I have yet to find the woman, and I wish tha newspaper would lwlp we," JEAN ELIDT TELLS , . NEWS OF CAPITAL Items of Interest and Impor tance of Past, Present, and Future. (Continued from Sixth Page.) matlc Association of George Washing ton University will preieht "Disraeli" at tha Tlelasoo Theater. "Beauty la OnW pklnDeep" Js being produced under the direction of Mrs. I W. Busbey, and has the clevareat cast: Mabel Grandln. who la to "play tha lead:' Mrs. William P. Borland, Elisabeth Bryan. Mrs. William Chase, iPrancea Carpenter, Mrs. Max Kaurf manh. Dr. Anna Ketcham, and Dorothy Bauor, Alls Lamer Business Manager. Margaret Lamer is bualnoss manager. Tho play la 'given to provide a Smith nlumnae scholarship, to enahlo soma clever girl who could not otberwiso af ford it to achieve a collego education. Frances Carpenter la to have the part of a manicure, and hao spent tha past week making an oxhoustive study of coiffures, in tha hone of flndlnir same- thing outrageous enough to suit thpj "Dlsrael" would aeem to be a, most ambitious undertaking for a collosa dra matlo association. But young Mr. Cluck, who Is to play George. Arllss' famous role, ha real drnmatlo ability. And thora are eight een enthusiastic workers In the cast, who are alt talented. Inez Ryan la to bo tho Russian spy. Rehearsals Every Evening. Rehearsals are being held every eve ning, and tha students of the university are doing everything In their power to help make the entertainment a success. There's a thrilling list of patronesses. - - , Another pleasant event on tha calen dar la the concert to ba given at tho Raleigh, at 815 o'clock on Tuesday eve ning, by the combined musical clubs of Johns Hopkins University. They havo oeen making a tour or other cities, be tnjf reoelved with great enthusiasm, and their success hare is assured, par ticularly as the entertainment la to be given under the patronage of the board or iady managers of tho Episcopal Cyo. Ear and Throat Hospital. There, now, haven't I made you want to take In these good things that are in ntora for us. And don't you think I'd mnke a .good presa agent? . Prove that you do by. coming down and going with me. Fondly yours. ji:an kuot, T FOR TENNIS EVENT Bull and P6elr Titleholders, Ex pected Here Shortly for Workouts. Irving C. Wright, finalist In the recent Palm Beach. Flo., winter tourney, and one of the ranking players last year. Joined R. L. Jamea and Harold Throck morton today to make ready for his matches in the Chevy Chaae Club tour nament now In nrogreaa. C. M. Bull. Jr.. and Theodore R. Pell tltlo holders in the doubles are expected shortly to tuna up xop-roeir matcnes in tne cnaueng round. The annual invitation, tournament holds more cracks thla aeaaon than ever before, and the process of Weeding out begun yesterday will continue tomorrow at 10 o'clock unless a change la made. Matches contemplated at 10 yesterday Wra Iato In getting oft aa business en gagements held many out of compe tition. Thero were several defaults, some of the out-of-town entrant finding It Im possible to get down for their engage ments. Good headway was mado, soma of tho matches getting to the third round. One or two matches in tho con solation event will be started today. Play In the men's singles will con tinue all day tomorrow, tha eVcnt for women and the mixed doubles and men's doublt getting under way aa aoon aa can bu arranged. Do:ldedly tho best match of yesterday's play In the ninth annual Invitation ten nis tournament qt the' Chevy Chase Club was .that between J. Upshur Moor head and Harold A. Throckmorton, na tional lnterscholostlc champion. The match went the full three set to an 86 finish, Throckmorton finally win ning out A larso gallery witnessed the exhibition. Moorehead Is credited with nutting un one o: tho best games qf his career. xnrocKmorion, wnue only a young ster, tanks No-. 12 in tho N. L. T. A. rat ings. He plays to beautiful form In all departments of tho game, and lsmaster of nn exceptionally bewildering service. Tim second ball. follow-In? a. fast lnltlnl shot. Is a strong slice, bounding five dr six ftet In tho air. It was this serve that Van responsible for Moorhead'a downfall, the local man finding It as much as he could do to return it at all atroklng it being at moat timea out of the question. It. L.' Jameii, of Saratoga, N, Y sur vived two matches. After easily dispos ing of Armstrong, ft-3, 41. he de fentoi George Lewis In straight sets, 3, 7 5, Jones used a string1 chop stroka with great porclslon. Dotmlns Hlllvor fallnd tn nlnv tn tiU best form, going down boforo' Ballard Moore, 63, 62. fa, Connie Doylo easily disposed oPc, Garland, dropping but one game in tho match. II. C, Breck has two matches to his credit, coming through both without tho necessity of extending himself at all. Ho deteatod Sam Herrlck, of tha Wash tngton country Club. 0-1. 6-i, and T. P. Feckman, 0-1, o 2. Breck is con sidered to havo a good chance of uur vlving to the finals. Play wll bo ro sumoci Monday morning. The summaries: i-lrst round-O. D. Harkcs defeated W. Davis by default; G. L. Lewis defeated R. L. Palmor by darault: R. L. James dofeated H. C. Armstrong, 0-2, 0 it J. T. Oraes, Jr.. defeated f. H. Davis, 0-1, 6-1 s J. Karrick defeated, II. B. Voshell by defnultt A. J. Gore defeated Coleman by default; C, B. Doyle defeat ed C. Garland, 0-1, 0-1. flfcond round H. c. Breck defeated R. Herrlck. 6 l.o 4: t. P: Pecltham V,ef?.nted II- L- "uBffs by default; II. y, Selden defeated A. Wylle, 6--0, rt 1 i:ra Gould dofoted C, M. Wood, 0 62. J. Ballard Moore defeated Douglbs Hlllyer C3 62; It. L. James defeated G. I Lewis, 6 8, 7 5; A, .1. Ooro defeated J. Knrrlck, 62, 6 2t J. N. Mead defeated P. C. liaggs by dnfault: Gould Lincoln defeatel J. I. McLean, 63. (I 1; If. 13. Colton defeattd A. V. Leech. Jr.. 63 6 t; II. A. Throckmorton defeated J. Up shur Moorhead, 26. C 2, S 6. Third round II. C. Breck defeated T. P. Pckham. 61, 8 1; J. N. Meade defeated Oould Lincoln, 57, I 02. w ON HAND THE STRANGE CASE OF MARY PAGE By Frederick Letyis, authdr of "tvhat Happened io Mary Pictures by Essanay CHAPTE Cenfei omnium w ITH hla hands clasped behind hi back and hla brows bont Itt a frowrt. that made him look oddM Old and Urr,A. Langdoh paced slowly up and dowu. Over and ovor In hla mind ho wont back through tho testimony of tho long trial of Mary Pdgo. Ha waa confident now, aa he had hat been confident In tho' beginning, that aha had not ahot David Pollock in. 'a, Irenxy of delirious fear. But whd had killed hlmT That waa tho prpbtyml Never in all hla -experience had ha re membered ao baffling a caso. t at jeuLt nan doten times ha 'had ;'t that hla finger were at last Upon the right thread tha,t Would lead out of tha moxe, but each tlmd hi edifice ol hope had crumbled. Tho doorman at tha Hotel Republlo had repeated only what the chauffeur . "Tonuy toia tnat snaie Had lert Pollock aa aoon aa ha got out of the Miacuinc, dui oven so, Langaon nod sent Urennan and his conferees to acour tho town for him. Ho ought not to ba hard to And; but. "'ii""""' oum no ion onytning; That waa tho nueitlon. And ao, wearily and uridlessly. Lang don paced tho atone-pavod room, dou bly ugly in .tho cloar light of tho early (Suddenly h mum hulls In hi- ir. Imposed sentrv duty by tho sound of a kiiuuk on tne-uoor. ana in response to to his 'Como In." Daniels entered. I looked for vou over At tha nfrtr ho said, "but they told ma you were" hare." "Did you want mo for anything ape P'T fislced Langdon coldly, and tha theatrical man Hushed. . ,," a aald. "I did. I had a long talk with my w.'fa last night, and aho and 1 decided that tha hoodoo on tho Covington la too black for ua. anyway. No good can coma out of that placo jur mo, ana sne sno aaia, sne wanted me to como down "hero and ask you to put mo on tho stand again. Do you understand what I mean?" "I think I do." aald Laugrton nuletly. tuuugn a iiainu nau jeopca into nIS "I'M. "Vou want to toll what you dldnt say before?" , Ho wa too clever to let this man know how Jubilant he was. "yes." said Daniels. "It may not be Important, yot somehow I know it is. It S It about What I heard when I pussed tho door of the gray suite that "Thank God I" cried Langdon, and drew his chalrictose to that of Daniels. , When thev entered tho court mnm tn. gethtr an hour later very trace of nnxm ana auucnng naa oeen wipea from Langdon' face. . tin lnnlra.,1 hnnu.ntlu vm.nw .. when ho patsed Mary, he whispered uiuuuiiuk io nor mm urousnt a lignt tn hrr eyes, too, and though thero was surprise thero wa no icar on her faco when aha herself wa 'called as tho first witness or the day. "Mlsa i'oge." aald Langdon In the vibrantly happy voice of ono who seta success Just ahead, "on tho night when you went Into the gray sulto from tho banquet room wero you wearing or carrying; your cloakT" "I slipped it on as I came into tho hall, l carried my glove and my owning bag." "Did you aea Mr. Pollock the mlnuto you entered the room?" "No." "What did you dor "I slipped off tho cloak again because it was warm and laid U on, a chair with my gloves and bag." "Whero was that chair?" The Question snaDDcd like a whin liih. and for a moment Mary hesitated. "I'm not quite sure." she sajd slowly; men, wnn inoro assuranco: "Why. yes, I am! It was toward the door mio wio oiner room uecausa it waa then that I saw Mr. Pollock come out." f"And you retreated?" "Yes." Tha answer vm hrrnthnif rather than spoken, but Langdon push ed on, too eager to spare her. uiq no como toward you7 " "Yea." "Did he follow you so far thnt ho lolcamo between vou and that chnlrT" :,"Whyr of course Ho he came right up io inc. Sho shuddered and hid her faco In her hands, as tho tide of recollection swept over her, but Langdon had only one more question. "Then In order to secure the revolver from your bag, you would have bad to push past him and secure tho bag from unaor your cioax. wouia you not?" "Yes. But I I don't remember what happened." "That is all. thank you. Miss Paue." said Langdon. and turning to tho balltr ne aaacd briskly: "Call Mr. Daniels." A sense of something big Impending stirred the spectators and tho Jury ullko. and the Judge himself, keenly allvo to mat new nolo in Lrfingaona voice, turned deliberately in his chair as Dan iels began his testimony. Everyone In tho room leaned forward, tense with excitement. . "Mr. Daniels," began Langdon with no preliminaries, "on tho night of the banauet you walked with Miss Pace paM the door of the gray suite, did you noiT" . "I did." "Did you know that Mr. Pollock waa In there?" "No. But aa I passed I heard his voice " "Could you hear what he said?" "Ye." "What was It?" Lnngdon was firing his questions like sner ironi a gun. "He said 'Lot's understand each other once and for all on this thing. ' I've got you and got you good. I can send you un tomorrow If l,wont to. You've no more chance than a , snowball In h-.' " L "Did an ono answer him?" "Yos. A man said 'You'll mako that threat once too often Dnvo Pollock. I'll make you cat your, words at tho point nt n gun some day.' "Then I heard Dave laugh contemp tuously and I had to walk on toward thn har.nuct." "Did Vou know whom that other voice belonged to7" "I.thousht I did. .That's why I left the banauet room and came back to 1'sten at the door. I waa startled whta I heard Miss Page's voice lnstaea of the one I expected." "Whose voice did you think it wnv" "That o a man named Shale. 'Davo" Jackal' wo used to call him." "Mi. Daniels do you know of any roason why Mr. Pollock should threat en to send thla man Shale 'up?' " "Well, Pollock tola me once that ho had '60t the goods1 on Shale for somo shady work that would easily send htm to prison, and that ho kept him out of Jail because ho was useful." Mr, Daniels, have you seen Mr. Shalo slnBa the death of Mr. Pollock?" "Yes. I haye." "When?" .i "The tha day before I come back homo, I ran Into him on the street, Wo had a talk, end ho told mo that ho thought h could got me fresh backing for the Covington." "Did he see you ngaln?" "Yes. A few days ago he come to mo and told ma that a cyndlcato had been formed and had raised tho money to put on a musical comedy, and that I Wfts to bo manager of tho theater and look aftor tho llnanclal Interests of tho syndicate. Ho was very nlco to "me." "Mr. Tiaiiieis," Langdon'n voice be came suddenly gravo and freighted with meaning, "did Shale know you had heard his voice In that hotel room?" "YeM. I asked him If he had been tbere." "What did he say?"" He said I couldn't testify to what I sn't sure of, and that It waa wiser wasn' set to aik too many questions." "tfld you understand that tha backing for your theater Wa in order to kp you from, testifying:" "I cbjectl" cried the district attorney, on hU feet In an instant. Thero ' was much wrangling as to whether this question could bo admit ted: but the Judge finally ruled that It to uisicriai oviaanco. "It was never put into words. M Langdon. thollah I irnthnrorl It." IK r. tho witness said, -ut thore arc some big ger things than, business success, and I wanted to set this straight." A sudden commotion aroso at thd back or the room, and a the specta tors turned and stared, and tho judge' gavel rapped tor order a man' voice roso shrill and exasperated. "So that's what you've got ma here for, la it? Daniels lias snitched. Well he can't prove any thing-! tell you h don't know nothing" A pAllld-facftd man In a light checked suit was struggling In tho grip of Urennan and a policeman, who draw him atoadlly down through tha gaping crbwds as Langdon called hla next witness. VUeorge Bhalc." "I won't testify!" storrted the new comer, twisting nngrily undor tho by no means light handling or tho detec tives. "What do you want of ma?" "I shall tell you that whon you aro n the stand," said Langdon briefly, and his honor, leaning forward, said sharply: "Arofusal to testify la contempt of court. You can bo tent to prisoner that. For a moment Bhnla stared Wildly about, then his eyes narrowed ahrowd ly, and hosald gruffly, -all right," and allowed himself to bo led up Into tho stand. The excitement of the apsctatcr can ba Imagined. Hero waa drama of the most thrilling kind art unwilling witness In n, en atlonal murder trial) dragged to the stand, forced to open hi sealed Up and tell what ho knew. "Mr. Shale," cried Langdon, "what had David Pollock asked you to do for him on the night when ho waa shot?" 'Ho asked mo to s;et him tho gray suite at the Republlo. Ho wanted to get Miss Page in there for a quiet chat so he said." "DM you do It?" "Yc.r But I waa kind of aore. be cause a man geta tlrod ptayln' errand b,. ,f?r..a "uy that'a dead craiy about a skirt" , "What wero you doing on the Are. escapoT' . The question camo so sharply that it held tho whole room tense with its un expectedners; but Hhale did not wince. "Dave told me to at out there, and keep an eye out for anybody likely to butt In. Ho knew you could roach the different rooms by It." "Isn't It true that you nnd David Pollock quarreled that nlghtf Hnaoe blanched, "lei,, if true." ho ilnvo was a devil drunk," said hoarsely, when he wa How Nuxated lo Whip Frank Moran Jess Willard Tell Secret of His Easy Victory. Also reveals hitherto untold secret of his y great triumph over Jack Johnson; Says IRON IS GREATEST , OF ALL STRENGTH BUILDERS Ordinary Nuxated Iron will often increase the strength and endurance of .delicate, nervous folks 200 per cent in two weeks' time .aTTaaalaV'MBaaaaVV ffPaHPSalaKPs. fjKtaaLaKyKtX m3t . kfJBV 1m t3naaaaaaaaaaaaHaaaf9EaESa. WSVrf-aaaHIBBak lJBBBBBBBBBBBBBTaTaTaTa BTaTaV k JJaTaTaTara ' wflimmmm laaLaW . I consider that plenty of Iron In my blood In the kreret of my urcnt MrenBth. p or nn.l endurance. SPECIAL NDTl'Dp v.. Sati .' .11 lcnown physician wlm hai atuated widely In both thla country and Europe hta been fpe- dally employed to make n thorough invent , gutlon Into the real iecrot of the crest ' trength, power and endurance of JrM Wll- lara, nnu me ninriou vaiua or nuxated Iron aa n atrenBtli bulldtr. UEW YOBK-Upon being lnCrvov.ed at hla apartment In the Colonial Hotel, Mr. Wlllnrd sold: "Yes." I have 'ft sarv In tho nrlze rliic. On his lecnm. mcndatlon I have often taken nuxated Iron nnd I hive pnrllcularlv advccatol no irpp nan ui iron nv nil innna wnn wish to obtain great physical nnd mental power, wiinout it i nm euro thT l thuulri never havo been ablo to whin Jack Johnson so completelv nnd easily n. i At nn.i ...i.iin ,ri.,i . ... i... w"th Frank Moran I "regularly ook nuxated Iron, and I nm certain that It waa a most irauoriani, tacior in ray win- chemist with me to study thn valuo of 17, .vr ."'.t""'t "nei. aoe not m different foods nnd products as to their the atomachi on ThV StviT . up,f nower tn nroducn arrcnt strrnftth nnH an. 5."?..,om",.1i..on.,n" 5.n.tr.rr. ' . moat i-.- Vn,i. , V.ui.u... :.".j.v" j'mcn icnioujr. in nearly an lorma cf ludl tin, mil.!, i'uiii i, ..iiii.il fiu au iiL'crn triiitn lii ,. Mfc.... ..... 1 ' iior someone ej." Ill face wa beaded With BersblrafJon! .NoK don't talk any. mere aboM 'ft" and hi hand gripped the edge of thejf?2 f":U "t0 lu,tLV' . "Tombfrrow, "iinea aiana in riliSa ntftnf I til ih Wnl,Mlfla fttanwari liyiuij-, Me tried to look angry, but he sue ctcried onjy in being tragically ridicur suddenly Langdon softened hi voice7. hera were you when Mis Page camo'lnto the roomr" "On the flre-eaaana klantlnv alln,1 against the wall, so that anybody look ing, the step wouldn't see mo," I Why did Vou t.nlM tha mnmt" Shale moistened his dry lip, then with a gust of defiance flung up his head, "I went In because Dave called me." he ala loudlly. "Tho girl had gone hysterical.' She was laughin' and shrickm', and ho call to mo. 'for Uod'a sake. Bhale, ace If she' got any smcllln' salts, or anything In that line, "And when you opened that bag you found a revolver, didn't you?" Lang don' vole rang out triumphantly. "George Shale, what did you do with that revolver?" For a moment the man awayed aa he stood, then ha laughed and flung his hand wide. "I ahot him with Itl" he shrieked. "I shot him I I didn't intend to do It, but ho Wa a dirty dog. He had threatened me again that very night. He struck me he called ma hla Jackal and when I aw the gun 1 knew my chanco had come. I took It out and walked around and aald. 'Here' your smelling- aalta and when ho turned to take It I shot niHi. yn, my uoa um, on. my aod ' . Jio broke .off vAth a storm of gasping inha no riroi aobs. Kveryone In the room was on hla feat. Kven the Judge had risen. Mary heraelf waa standing swaying llko somo lovely Illy, the light of a wondrous Joy shining in her eyes, whllo her lips murmured over and over, "lTHlip-Phlilp-PhlHpl" ' Then, high Above the turmoil rose the voice of the; district attorney. "George Hhale, you aro hereby de clared under arrest, to be held to await tho action of the grand Jury!" Again, pandemonium broke out but fell to.A"inc whn Mwy. her eyes drenched with happy tears, cried aottly: "What" to become of me now?" "Your Honar." Langdon' voice wa exultantly happy, and hi hand caught and clung to Mary's, "Your honor, the defendant desire to know What Is to become of her?" "Sha Is discharged." answered his honor with a amlie, and made no Ef fort to atom tho cheers that rose, fill ing the room and echoing far down the corridor proclaiming to the world at arge thajt Mary Page wa free I Stilt more cheering throng greeted her whon ahe merged from tha nriaon a little later with Philip and her moth er oesmo ner. ana tnv roimwMi th speeding motor for block shouting their acclamations and congratulations, while ry nraura contenieaiy against f nilip. Forsrotten were the dava nf hnrrnr fnl. lowing tho death of Pollock and her ar Iron Helped Me ?!?.? ..ea,J.,v. Continuing. Dr.. Sauer said. "Mr. Wlllard's case la only one of hundreds which I could cite from my own personal experience which proves conclusively the astonishing power of n.'!x?Ae1 ,ron to restore strength and vitality even in most complicated chronic conditions." Not lone ago a man ramo to me who was nearly half a century old. and asked me to give him a preliminary ex amination for life. Insurance. I waa aatonlshcd to And nlm with the blood n;eaur- of n. hov nf "0 an a. fJli Mgor. vim and vitality aa a young man: In fact a vounc man ho roaly was. notwithstanding his nge. The se cret h said waa taklntr iron-nuxated Iron had filled him with renewed life. Kt SO he was in bad health: at care worn and nearlv All In. Vnnr af M a miracle of vltalltv and his fsco beam Insr -with tho buoyancy ,of youth. As I have said a hundred times over. Iron la the greatest of nil strength builders. If ronlo would only throw away patent medicines and nauseous conmctlons and take almnln nuxated Iron. I am con vinced that the Uvea or thoutanda of tvrsons mlsht bo saved, who now die rverv vear from nneumonln. grlnr consumption, kidney, liver and hearl trouble, etc. The real nnd true cause which started their disease wa noth ing moro nor less than a weakened con dition broucht on bv lack of Iron in the blood. Iron Is absolutely necessary to enable our blond to chango food into llvlnir tissue. Without it. no matter how much or what you eat. vour food mcrelv passes through vou without do Inc vou anv good. You don't Ret the strength out of it. and as a consequence you become weak, pale nnd alckly look ing Jint like a plant trjlnij to grow In a soil deficient In Jron. If vou are not strong or well you owe It to vnuraatrin make the following test: Bee how loni' .rim tun wur or now rar vou can walk without becoming tired. Next tnke two five-grain tablets of ordinary nuxated Iron three Umes per dav after meals for two weeks. Then test your ttrennth ngaln and see for vourself how much vou hav; trained. I have sen doxena of nervous run-down neoolo who were all Intr all the while, double their strength end endurance nnd entirely jrnt rid of all avinntoms of dyspepsia, liver and other troubles In from ten to fourteen dava tlmo almnlv by taking Iron In the nroner form. And this after tliev bad in some cases been doctoring for months without obtnlnlne- anv benefit. But don t take the old forms of reduced aUnmv to"savo a'few -VE2Urv?F J" VJSrYJ H"? iJw..??P1"- ou "uat absorbed' and aVslSlfiRS l?t" e.","X Iron If vou want It to do vou anv good, otherwise it may prove worse than use less. Many an athlete or prise fighter ha won the dav simply because ho knew the secret nf creat strength nnH aiirinr. Snrn nnrl flllail hla hlnnH u.lfl. U i.- fore ho went Into tho affrfiv, while manv another has gone to Inglorious defeat slmnly for the lack of Iron -B Sauer M D - " imotjs Nuxated Iron, recommended abova by Dr. Bauer la not a patent medlelna nor jrSUW-'nJVeS Irorco'n'.uLI'a'Tr, widely prescribed by eminent physician! "!;,"h.orf.' , Un,l! ". Wr lnorg.,lo Iron rnaitinn. .tlnwn The manufacturers have auoh great confidence In Nuxated Iron that ther offer to forfeit tlCOOO to any charitable In. aiiiuiiun 11 mcjt t'aiinoi ibka anv mnn n- woman under 0 who laeka Iron and Incrtuau ,"'.r rrniii -w,pr cni. or oei in rour ". time, provided they have no serious Tour mon.v ift d. no? .,' In.. W.Wi our money u it aots not at leaat double l WWVwSi lT M. Si?-SiI5K o-Dcmneii'i Tdru. ?toVi. Peoei.'a 'afu siorl and all ottur drug iui.-A4vt, . ..v.. hw w. i.e. auua. run 1 fret rtt ferime she knenMhirfinTfj, forgotten oven wer the unpleasant.imM menu, whn Pollock, pursued 1ier withi manifestation of his itnweVoma love.t l It waa tho 'most wonderfurmoment of i War life ' "And you sever suspected?", sha said! I "Not fcht." hn M "? w.. l.i.l.l. ! it AM.AMM.k A, ,, 111116 Mary? I m Holmr In taTiMlvnn Ait, tJL tho country, an 7 keep you until your Ivivn put this dreadful thing out vt your mind forever." s " , . . And ihen," sal( Mary Wlitfullyit'Jt will como back nnd take up my, work," V h langdon, tlghtuitd, hU arm aouV EJfi' -a1d : ne. A fee Is alwaya paid n. lamer f.,r services rendered. -I ?'tht'.1Jlest tne n tho'woritL Mary-will you pay lt7" ' ' And what her low-voiced reply -waa not even her molher knew. (Tin End.) Suffrage Press Agent , t . Leaves for Chicago Preparatory tp tha national conven tion of tho Woman Votcra party In Chicago, In June. Mrs. Hortense Mc Donald, national press chairman of th Congressional Union for Woman 8uf JT8fCi..,.ft Waahlhitbn yesterday -fdr tha AVIndy City, which will be head quarters for publicity until after tha copventlon. Offices already have been established there, and a corps of work era are employed making preparation for tho convention. Mrs. McDonald. T who keeps In cloaa personal touch -with all the activitlen of the various branches of the union, plans to keep telegraph operator n Chicago busy sending out suffrago bill letlna for the next fow weeks. This is tho first time In thehlstorV of the Union that the press department has been separated from headquarters here. The move Is only n temporary one. It was stated at union headquar ters tcday, and when tho.Chlcagp co.-, vcntlon Is over Washington wilt iy headquarters aa before. , DONT US v-' COCOANUTOit ON YOUR HAIR Or Anything That; Must Be Washed Off The scalp is not like other skin on the body that can be thor oughly cleansed with soap, and water. The scalp contains 'a hair germ that must be treated, with respect. All soaps and evervthini? that foans contains alkali and alkali dries up the scalp. Don't, use them. Dandruff comes from too dry a scalp. The most sensible way to treat your hair is to thoroughly brush it once a day td keep; Jt clean. . TJien ,use.,Spe) ser's Scalp Tonic af teYYbrushing to give your scalp 1hat life' ant health which produce 'glossy hair. Speiser's Scalp Tonic .cor rects any abnormal condition of the scalp, kills dandruff, and re lieves itchy and irritated skins. But even Speiser's Scalp Tonic cannot do the best work aeainst the persistent use of soaps, per- rumea oils, cocoanut oil, ajicr Eatented concoctions that must e washed out of the hair'.tb make your head presentabte in public Speiser's Scalp Tonic is for sale only at O'Donnell's Dreg Store at So cents and Is abso lutely guaranteed by them1 in ,..,.... -"-.! A J..1. ' l ' cvciy icapcu. uvu DANCING ' MHB. COlllJ, 100 BYE 6T. K. W. rhone Main ii(i. Leasons In day or etenlns. Assembly Dances Utcry Monday Svenlnc. HAUTLBVB, I'rof. and Mrs., U 10th at. nor,, all dancing taught; nfhate and naas 750 hour; 10 leaaons. fS. Hi. h. 2111. Eat. Mi. BUMMEll HATES. Mala MIX, PRIVATE I.EBtSONS. 7C. . . PltOP. WTNDIIAM 111 11th at. T. W1. NATIONAI, II I KI.CS AltMORY. Every Men.. Wed.. Thura.. Bat. eea. Daa cine. 1 10 to It, with band and orchMtra. Bill I FR'Q 1IBLAHCO TJIEATUUI Phase miLLCn a . U. Up-to-Uia-UlBUM Pancea rjlevtr'a. ll tind-Prlr. leaaona. any tor. lOe. Claaaes Tute.. Thura.. 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