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Work Improved by Conscience Means Conscience Improved by Work
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ThisDayin Our History.
JHIS is the anniversary of the s.lart in 1864 of Shermans
great march to the sea. by which the Confederacy Vras.
cut in two and the death blow to the rebellion sealed,
Shertndn captured Atlanta, and ori Christmas, Day , an-
nounccd the capture of Savannah to President Lincoln.
Sunshine in the Garden.
IN the location of a garden it is not always possible to
choose conditions as to sunlight. Those plants which
must ripen their fruits.ouch as tomatoes and eggplant, re
quire the greatest sunshine, while lettuce and other leaf
crops require less.
Matinee Jacket and Smart Veil
m i ii iiuiji i .nvJWjIH' ififfmyfwm
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The Four of Hearts
A SERIAL OF YOUTH AND LOVE
Milton, Called Away to a Stricken
Father, Finds That the Attack
Is Not Serious.
By Virginia Terhune Van
de Water.
CHAPTER LI I.
pjrlftt. IMS, Itsr OmmuT.
THIS Illness that called Milton
Van Saun o abruptly from Ma
betrothed'a.alde did not prove
aa serious aa wu at first feared.
Edward Tan Saun had had a alight
paralytic shook, but after the first
few dar It wu erldent that ha waa
n tha war to partial convalescence.
T have bean afraid of Dad' a hav-.
tag an attack Ilka thle." Milton tel
phonad to Dora on the mornlnr
after the seizure, "but the doctor
thinks that 'in a little-while he will
be almoat aa well aa he haa been
for the last air months. Of course,
tie will never be a well man again
but we hare known that for aorae
time."
"Poor dear and he la so patient!
sympathised Cynthia when she
beard this report.
"It Is hard on Dora and Milton."
Mra. Livingston commented. "I am
Clad Dora persuaded Milton that
they were not to live at the Van
Faun's after their marriage. It
would not be fatr-to either of them."
"I did not perauade Milton." Dora
corrected. "It waa Mr. Van Saun
himself who made the decision. He
satd we would be happier by our
stves That was why we decided
to take a suite at a hotel for a few
months, while we look about to see
where we want to lire "
"It will be -lonely for Mr. Van
Eaun. won't It?" Cynthia suggested.
Mrs Livingston raised her eye
Is inti "What else must parents
c tret' I am not complaining that
1 -a must, leave us. If her father
. I ran spare her. Mr. Van Saun
spare Uia son."
Ve waited In vain for further
..-iinen? from her niece. But the
r ' Jid nvt remind her aunt that
-j'band and wife had each other.
i !e Edward Van Saun would have
i.'h0d to share his loneliness.
Well." Mrs Llvingsone- con-t-
ued when Cynrhla did not epeak.
'yr must get ahead Immediately
t h the wedding preparations.
i Cynthia, my dear, have not an
ur to l-ee"
atn i'nthla made no demur.
"No- did she voice any protest dur
1 ir ne das following when she
r 4S taken from shop to shop, and
? am one dressmaker to another.
Hie had given her promise. She
xould see this thing through.
In a Quandary.
Tet one day she ev.presed her
determination to atop on her way
u; town from an afternoon's ehop
p ng and see Mr. Van Saun. tele
phoning his nurse to thst effect
Her heart ached aa she thought of
hnw lonly the sick msn must be.
"Don't you want to atop. too.
Dora"" she queried as the two girls
rode up the avenue together.
"No. Dora said. "I don't care
abet It You are more In the habit
f going to see Mr. Van Saun than I
am I guess he likes you better
than he does me."
"Oh. no." Cynthia protested
"I don't blame him If he does."
Puss in Boots Jr.
A PLEASING GOOD-NIGHT SERIES
By David Cory.
N iW you remember in the last
story that King Blue Eyes
and Puss Junlo- had brought
tne vlueen's adopted daughter Into
the forest where the Mule Men of
the Wood lived. And then King
lliue Kyes had said he would mar
ry her and make her Queen ..ver
them. Well, as soon as he said
that the Princess said yes snd they
were married by a little dwarf
pr'eet and lived happJly ever after.
Well, pretty soon 1'usa went upon
h way. and by and by. not so very
ii.ng he came to a great big enor
mous elephant whs was singing this
sung
nii the wind Is in the palm trees
'f my country for away.
And the . lreusnan Is railing
For tne to come and play.
But I am sad and lonely.
And the popoorn taatas like punk.
For I have lost the little key
That locks ray circus trunk.
And then the poor big animal
swung his head hark and forth and
gat a great big sigh,
"Cheer up." said little Puss Jun
ior "Miybe ou'H And the kej."
TThat's that ou ald" cried the
big animal. "Find the Lay?" Good
ness me' I've looked everywhere
tor It, tinder the bureau and behlad
t'.e bed and in the old grandfather
olcoV."
And then, all of a sudden. Puss
asld. "Hera It 1st" And aura enough,
right there en the ground waa a
bis; brsa key. for .the elephant had
a trunk that war almost aa big as a
bouse, let me tell you
Well, I'm very much obliged to
you, little cat." said the great big
treiaeaSou .animal 'Get on mr
back and I'll lre you a ride " So
Pass sttrabed on top of the elecihant
gad away they went anti' the came
ta the circus teat, where the nton
Iter "rare pUrlng jama of bu
- Dora declared frankly. Tou are
lots nicer than I am. Cyn. So Is
Milton. I will say for him that he
Is a good son. I have only seen
him for a few minutes at a time
since his father's attack. lie goes
to the office, atopf at our house for
a flying visit on the way home, then
goea back to his father. But.", -with
a shrug of the shoulders, "I don't
care. I have not had a real talk
with him alnce that night that they
telephoned to htm about Mr. Van
Saun. By the way. did you know
what Milton wanted to talk to me
about that night" Cynthia shook
her head. "No. t had no Idea."
"Well. I'll tell you ao you can be
on your guard If he aska you about
the same matter. Well" ahe atopped
as If finding- It hard to continue
"to tell the truth. Cyn he wanted
to ask me about that afternoon that
I aent you Into the library to aee
Gerald." "
"What about It?- I don't under
atand." Cynthia said.
"Oh. I can't explain. Cyn!" Dora
replied desperately. "It's all a mix
up! Tou'll just have to take my
word that It'a all right. Only If
Milton should ever say anything to
you about It I mean If he ahould
ask you when you got home that
day Just forget what time It was.
What makes you look so queer?"
"Because. the other, girl said
slowly, "I waa Just remembering
that he dld ask me that very ques
tion awhile ago."
-"And- what did you tell him?"
Dora demanded breathlessly, sitting
up very straight.
A Right to Know.
"I told him the truth. I told him
that It waa after six o'clock. Why.
Dora? What la It all about? What
difference does It make when I got
home that day?"
"Oh. nothing! Never mind!"
Dort exclaimed Impetuously.
'Tlease try to forget It all. Cyn!
I've gotten myaelf In'a mesa hut It
will blow over. Tou need not
worry."
"But." Cynthia demurred. "If It
concerna me. dear. I have a right to
know about 1L"
"It concerns me!" her companion
Insisted. "Don't bother your head
about it" Then, as her cousin con
tinued to look anxious ahe burst
forth Impulsively. "For pltys sake.
On. why need you fuss over the
thing? Tou are quite safe. Tou
are going to be married to th man
you love eerythlng has come your
way. Toj are one of the fortunate
women but. my dear, pleaae believe
that I am glad you are happy. I
wish I were, too!"
"Dora"' Cynthia caught the trem
bling hands In hers "Dear child,
what la the matter Are ycu un
happy!" "No." of course not!" with an
hysterical giggle "That's Just If
I. silly little Dora Livingstone, who
never had a serious thought in her
life! I am supposed tn be perfectly
i care free and happy. o I must be.
' even though I am marrying a msn
I don't reallyOcve, Just because It's
I expected of me'"
"There, dear." as the car slowed
up In front of the Van Saun house,
"forgive my foolishness and love me
In spite of It. please' And forget all
the crazy things I have said!"
Te Re t'oatlaaed.
and the fat woman wrapped herself
In a shawl
And weuld ynu believe It' This
was the same circus that Pun had
onre belonged to. oh. many many
stories ago. In the good old days
when he waa traielllng through
Mother Goose Ijnd
And when the clown saw him h
said: "Bless my stars! Here's
l'uss In Boots Junior'" And then
hie wife rime eut. who Has the
beautiful circus queen, you remem
ber, and gave Pass a hug
"Do you remember. Puss, dear."
she said, "the laat time I saw ou
I waa rocking to sleep a little baby
b Well; he's jromi now to be a
hig boy and rides .n white nor..
Wh. he's the best rider In all the
rlrcus You n.ut stay m-nlght and
see -the show"
'Well, ou won't be surprised
when 1 fell you what Puss did And
I'd like "o knnw- what little boy or
girl wouldn't stay to see the circus.
And next time I'll tell you what
happened after that.
c6srrict. m. rutin corj.)
To Be Ceallaaaa.
Foreign Grapes in Ireland.
A short time ago a much-traveled
sea raptaln was In Ireland
and was attracted by some grapes
which he was certain were similar
to those he had known In Califor
nia as "Mission" grapes, so called
becauae they were Introduced Into
that eountry by apanlah mission
aries. Being Interested In the sub
ject, he pursued his Inquiries and
found that hla aurmlse was correct.
The grapes were grown from cut
tings of vinss which formed part
of the cargo of the Spanish Armada,
hence their similarity to those nf
Cellforis. bot-h being- of Spsnish
origin This bea-'itul fru.t flour
ishes In a sheltered n:it', mi ti.e
meatern side of l.ough Swl,'.
where no frosr hss n.pred thf
nes f r Hve es e siriio.ic" fre
guen t mi oh is tuicie wu me d.a
Unl bias.
TLTERE'S a stunning matinee jacket trimmed with
quillings of self-toned ribbon and with shirrings
to hold the divided fullness at the icaist line. Worn
with a petticoat of lace,Jt makes one of the smartest
and at the same time simplcst'of costumes. And as for
the flower-crowned turban at the right it furnshes
excellent support for the fashionable scroll veil
through which the attractive features of the wearer
are vfsiblc.
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ADVICE TO THE
LOVELORN
By BEATRICE FAIRFAX.
I Are You Honest with Her?
TJEATl MISS FAIRFAX:
1 am twenty-one and In lne
with a Klrl of seventeen who llvs
in another city with hr sUter.
I hae made aeveral vliits fe
her in the last few maiirtm K
cenily 1 ssked her to come hMe
to be married, but so far shi naa
refused to do ao. Do you think I
am doing right, as tier sister
knows nothing of this and I niny
be called to the army ajmost nny
time At present I am employed
by a good firm and nukln-r K5 a
week. H W.
pVIDENTI.Y. v. hen It was Just a
qiiefttnn of courting end you
wanted to gn see thli girl, yoii were
able to do so. Now why. when you
want her to marry jou. do you oak
her to come to you? If you u ant a lit
tle eeventeen-year-old girl to be your
bride, to share your lit a week and
to .face the responsibilities of mar
riage with you. you certainly one It
to her to so arrange your marriage
that it will not antagonize '.er bit
ter Thia la doubly true heciuse
you sre in tho draft and likely yo
be called away from your 'outi
wife. Hearrh your heart ny hae
you not told her sister? Taw is
some meaning to your secrecy
some meaning In your asltiair this
girl to run away and cume to ycu.
Perhaps your motives are not de
liberately dishonorable; jut '.in't
you aee that they look dlshiu.orahle?
The girl Is right to refuse to do as
nu ask ..
The Origin of Cork.
The out i-io sy l-f k of t i cork
O.rt.Hh'll J.I-OWI- .11 IIC FMMh nf
KHtn- nt.d "u r. lonan .. tri
BUhstai. kriiwr uh orn 1 1,
out' ia k vry d'a' si p(
Off H ir KelAe! fo- HI . 1 ,
V.-t'etl' r u-f' 4 ""SeiiacOi.y
Caiaijvd Qibkm to lU- vuz.
1A
Using Odds
WHAT WOMEN CAN
By Rita Stuyvesant
T"
1IB fashion field Is Just
flooded thin seaenn with the
most dainty little accessories
that add so much to a wtmau'e
sppearance. There are lovely new
elW for motoring and lli gayest
fluffy petticoat ruffle, and Hie
smartest collars that are really
delightful.
The shops are offering any num
ber of pretty things, yet If a girl
can sew- at aP she can faalitun
some good-looking things at home
from the odds snd ends of hrr eew
lnir bar if )ou have an old motor
veil and you want to k'vo It a new
touch, why not add a border nf
colored hiffon? To do this, trim
the veil ofl Just above the old hem.
and after carefully dhmIiik on "
border of the colored chiffon, have
It hemstitched.
An old grey motor veil was re
made by adding a flounce of ruf
wide border of bright peaPock
blue chiffon, which waa found In
the sewlnu bag. left frum a dance
frock.
A dainty dnre petticoat can be
made by addliiK a flounce of ruf
fled net to a silk pett:ro.it that hae
iie.-nme worn al thH bottom. Tr.H
ruflled nt ina. o puri 1 neeil i
the Ard at any yud depa: tttienl
sore. and Is a Kret helf to we
ho-ne dreca--aU-
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DO WITH THEM
satin. left over may profitably be
converted Into such a easli. ur a
bias strip may ui be used. A
big black buckle gives a amnrt
touch to the KlrUle
mix "f uliltH nat in nnd pnlka
dotted foulnnl ran tin made Into
thn smuretti little est. fir your
last jfarn eult
KaHlitnn lh) foulard Into a deep
rol collar nnd fttta-h the w hit
satin for the vest TwfUe Inches
Is deep enough for a combination
vest of this k nd. Worn with a
blue eult or dress, this vest is tar)
fetching.
A dainty rollar to freshen up
that last Summer's ninetum frock
car. li made from the "scrnpij. of
left over gliiRham In the tewing
ban and a Lit of plnl (or other
color) oriraudie. I'ut with ery
dee? point in front and edged
h ith ii ruffled frill nf gingham,
this collar will "run rival to the
popular "Iluster Ilrown."'
X prettv trltn'nlna: for a cami
sole or corset cover may bo made
Hum a IriiRth of lace (Imitation
lilet preferred), embroidered In
' Urate pink cotton or silk. The
designs are either outlined or
tilled In solid ThlH makes nn un
usually iirrt'y triniminjf for un
ccrwei.r and ia e-p.i.- nice fr
ramlroles o-:i under slirpr
blo'ires
T M't'a I'f - are rei';v
v"iat count In r. M- iii.i. rfn,f
3vy glr1 at tnak- t'-.s- IovhI. h-.
csrres for h-r-. f it f..i -m ';
to cos l"etv hon t.h ,,
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RECIPES FOR
WARTIME
From Good Housekeeping
Magazine.
Tripe Roll.
(1.511 Total Calories; til Protein
Calories.)
Tripe, 1 pint rleed white potato. 4,,
chopped onion. 1 egg. H pound
cooked saurnge meat. 1 table
spoonful sausage or bacon fat. a
tesspoonfuls salt
Purchase Hi pounds honeycomb
tripe. Trim to a rectangular shape.
Pave the remainder for escalloped
tripe, noli tripe until very tendr
ard drain. Add thieo teaspoonfuls
salt Ave minutes before taking
from the Are. Blend l'.i'Cupfals of
pota'o. one teasRponful salt, the
meat, egg and onion and spread on
the honeycomb side of the tripe.
Roll, festen with toothpicks flpread
the remaining potato on top and
brush the entire roll with the
sausage fat. Place In a corered
baklng-dlrh about the else of the
roll and bake In a moderate ove-.
pne-lialf hour. Remove cover and
quickly brown the top. Place on a
hot platter and let stand on the
stove-shelf fire minutes before
serving. Slice with t sharp knife.
Cooked. well - seasoned, chopped
meat may be used in place of the
sausage.
War-Time Scrapple.
(2.J52 Total Calories: 1 Protela
Calories.)
Two peunds shin of beef. H pound
cooked liver. 1 tabiespoonful ssge,
about 3 cupful cornmeal. 1 table
spoonful salt. 1 teaapoonful pspper.
water.
Cover the soup bone well with
wnter end cook slowly till meet Is
thoroughly done and begins to drop
from bone. Then remove meat snd
bone. Cut oft meat and put through
food-chopper together with the liver.
Keturn chopped meat to the stock
and add the salt, pepper and ssge.
When It bolls add cornmeal. which
should be barely moistened with
cold water The exact quantity to
add will depend upon the amount of
etiick. thern MiouM be at least two
qiinrts. Add the cornmeal slowly till
the spoon will stand alone in the
enter of It i'ook ery slowly for
at least an hour Pour lr.to two
.pressed broad-pan and allow to
chill thoroughly Turn out of mold,
elleo then, and fry till brown. Title
utll keep for a long time In a cold
place.
Escalloped Tripe.
(1138 Total Calorie; 2SJ Protein
Calories
One cupful boiled' tripe. V4 cup
ful rio. I cupful looked celery.
1-2 cupf'il buttered crumbs. VI tea-
spoonful paprika. 1 tablespoonful "
margarine, 1 tablespoonful flour. 1
teasponnful salt. ; faspoonf.il pep
per. 1 eg?. 1 cupful milk.
Melt the margarln, add the flour
and seasonings, cook till bubbling:
add the milk gradually, stirring
constantly, and cook till thickened.
To the white sauce thus made add
the egC well beaten. L'ook the rice
In ljolllns salted water until tender.
I rain, nad pour cold water over It
Place Ip n greased bal..ng-dis"
Invert of rl."e. tr'pe cut m:o stmil
pi.i-i. i".k-d -eler-. ard sauce
Add fe'i .tit.. i lUKt'd.ettr- i; the
srime older 'or riti i.u-tifs and
bae ll !noi- i.i liea'ec and
t.row n i "i ' - ria"
'i 11 U.s jktie aause
tut tunny
The Wolves of New York
A STORY OF LOVE AND jrYSTEKYv
Pangbourne Doomed to Die in the
Electric Chair Receives His
Wife in His tell . . ."
Part One---(Continued) .
It was needless cruelty for Mrs.
Tangbourne to visit her husband In
prison, but eten at this Juncture
she counted more upon the opinion
of the world than upon the po-tBibll-Ity
of saving; Pangbourne ever an
hour of suffering. At the trial she
had passed aa the wronged but for
giving; wife, -so she decided that ahe
must maintain tnla character to tne
end. The papers would make much
of her visit to the prison, so to, the
prison she must go.
The tVaya'ef at Ma.
' It was some three daya before the
V date fixed for tne execution, a dull.
foggy day In early November.
"Pangbourne had given very little
trouble during the period -which Iiao.
elapsed since his conviction. Ha
was very quiet, talking little to
any one except himself.- He. would
sit on Ills bed. for hours, and-hls
guardians said tliat he was try'nsr
to remember.
"Poor" chap," his guardonce re
marked to a. circle of his fellows,
"thev-brought him In cullty at the
trial, and I suppose h- knewt
what they were -about. Of course,
he did the murder right enough
be admits that himself but III
wager my head that It's true be
doesn't remember anything about
If. And just because he's not mad
nuw nca kul hi uic. -uau u. ,
that's what he was. and that's what .
he's got to suffer for. It's a queer
thing how. the "booxe will take a.
now hes cot to die. iiaa arunt
nun;' added the. guard reflective
ly: "now If I ever have a drop too
much It makes me cheerful and at
peace with the world. But some
men especially when they sre not
accustomed to It get wicked mur
derous, like this one. All the same
It's hard to go to the chair because
you got drunk."
nia Mlad a Complete Blank.
And this was true. Pangbourne,
while admitting that he was moral
ly culpable, knew that he was not
culpable by Intent. Again and
again he reacted the events bt the
fatal evening In his mind, the quar
rel with his wife, his flight from
the house, his receptl&n by Mrs.
Willoughby how kind and synv
pathetic she had been the cham
pagne and the spirits which, he had
drunk. They had cone up to the
boudoir he temembered that and.
then ah. then he had certainly
spoken words of love to her. Was
he not Justified In doing so after
her.letter? She had laughed at
him he could recollect how slHery
her Ir.ugh had been. And then he
had drunk more spirits till his
words rantocetKsr an he did not
know what he was saying. She was
wearing: the gray evening dress
he was aura of thatand he "had
co recollection of her goins; to
change it. He d!d not know that
her bedroom coramu5cated with
the b"ondolr. She had told him that
he had better e" back yes. he was
sure of that but then came a
blank. How had he left the house?
How had he found his way home?
Try as he would, he could recall
nothing of this. Ufa ir.lnd was a
blank up to the time he had been
aroused in his study by bis wife's
voice, and a little later to full con
sciousness wh'n the police had
como to arrest him. and he realized
that he was a tiood-stalned mur
derer. His horror had been keen, but he
had accepted the terrible sugges
tion as true. Just .. he was won't
o accept more simple statenienta
without question, knowing that his
own intellect was below tho sver
And so It was that he saw no ex
cuse for himself, no defense, ex
cept a plea of madness. Men do
not always know when they are
mad. he told himself.
Violet Goes Te See Hlsa.
The Jury's recommendation to
mercy had been sent to the proper
quarter and rejected. Xo valid
reason could be seen for any Inter
ference with the course of Justice.
The fact had been announced to
hln: that morning.
He accepted his fate without sur
prise and without emotion. He
seemed, indeed, callous to the Idea,
of death. "What have I got to live
for?" so he once asked the death
watch, and the question was unan
swerable. It was the same afternoon that
his- wife visited him.
"Your wife Is here," said the man
shortly.
"My wife!" Pangbourne sprang
from the side of his bed. He never
showed emotion except when, his
wife was mentioned. "I won't see
her!"
moment later he changed hta
mind.
"Do you think I ought to?" he
asked. "I dfn't like hey She said
in court that I was cruel to her.
that I struck her more than once,
that I was not faithful to her they
were lies she told. lies. I don't
know why ahe said 'em or what she
had to gain. I didn't cive her away.
Forgive each other? Oh. yes, I sup
pose so. If I'm to go to the chair
tomorrow or two days after, that
doesn't matter, does It?''
A rerfeet'Vamplr.
Mrs. Pangbourne came to the
grating before his cell.
She was dressed In black and wore
a heavy veil. Oue might have taken
her lor a widow who was contem
plating leaving off her mourning.
She drew off one of her !onr black
gloves and exposed her fingers, glit
tering with ring- There were tears
In her eyes when she spoke.
A il'tle while ago Pangbourne
u-i;!d have helloed In the genuine
lien of t!ii5 tears as ha believed
In :iiw O.incs. bat nou. s!sndln(r
P'Hi'tu:i v ' Ibei brink of the
Kta n -iietiiing told him that they
ut-re fait
r-Msa ' she 'a'"ered. "I heard
th s m-j't in. tie terr blf news that
p.es' ha fceen denied, so 1
cms at once I did not think it pos-
alble that It should be so "
"Tell me. Violet." he Interrupted,
"do you. think me msdT"
"Xo. Edgar." -,
So more do they. I suppdie. You
said It the trial that I was mad.
though the suggestion of tempor
ary madness was the only thing- that
saved me.''
Ferglcea Her Iloshaad.
"I had to aoeaV the truth." she
said, rently. 'I
"OH, of course. But you didn't '
mind giving details that nobody
asked you about. And 70U' didn't
milnd perjuring; yourself about .my
cruelty to you, about my drinking '
habits, about my- unfaithfulness.
You told a fairly strong; string- or
lies, and 'you know well enough that
It was your evidence that got m
convicted."
Violet- turned her, expressive eyes '
toward the dlrectlsn of the guard.
as who would say, "Listen to this '
man! Even when ho la at the point
of death he tan still treat me so'"
"You were not a godd husband to ,,
me, EJgar," she said with forced
gentleness, "but I forgive you. I .
came- today to tell you how-sincere- ,
ly 1 forgive you for all the wrongs
you have done meV , ,
"Very kind of you. Violet.' he re- j
torted. "but there's one tilng I don't , !i
wanV and Jhat Is your forgiveness, til
I held my tongue about you In court,
though I might have proved that I
-naa gooa reason lur iim jw 9
M( night'". Tou-attacked my char- t
aeter,!$$l!c(llyjlij; ,T;dtallae' upon J
you.- Wrs Ttarted slightly and a
!... ....a ...-An ?. lavin- vnu "
sudden' look of feat shot to ner
v eyes. "Oh, don't be af raid' he
laughed, "I shan't give you away
now any more than then. Our con
versation here Is privileged. I sup
pose." For once in hla life he
spoke fluently. It was as If the daya
Of solitary thought had quickened -his
Intellect. .
"Geod-ky." Ska Sighed. .
There was nothing- for you to u
say,'' ane said, with renewed com- .a
posure, "that Is why you were st- iC
lent."
"What about he began, and
then broke off with another short -laugh.
"Ob. what does It matter .,,,
now?" --
So, Edgar." she said, with a re- ,
turn of tho manner with which she .
. had firat .greeted him, "this Is too -aolerpn
a moment for bickering- I
came, as I told jou, to see how sin-
-cerely I forgive you, I thought, too, tir
that If there Is anythlns .you want
to aay. anything you did not reveal .
at the trial, you might like to speak
to me. for the sake of your soul " -
"Mr soull" he cried. "What are
you that ycu concern yourself about its
my aouir He became quiet again Jl.
immediately. ijlhava nqthlng ta
'say." he' added.
"Tou wlI not cenftsa the
truth?"
"I have spoken the truth." He
accentuated the pronoun.
Violet drew on her glove. She
heaved a lone; sigh. -.Edgar, this Is .
our parting."
Pangbourne understood instinc
tively that this woman had schemed "
for li!a destruction:. "Col" he cried. ..
"I'm better cut of. this world than "
In It with you."
And Mrs.Pangbourne. with a Isst
plaintive tlance at the Jailer
turasd and went. '
Eager For the Xtwt.
"We must wait for the evening
papers: they usually appear When
one Is tt -one's, breakfast."
So spoke Tiyeediednn: on the i.
morning appointed for Pang
bourne'sf execution. The mornlsg a
papers naturally had noialag to say 'ti.
on the subject, appearlsc as they
did before the hour when the ur
happy man was to be ltd to his
death.
Tweedledum had come to Mrs.
Pongbourne's house very eariytha;
morning, ostensibly to be with Mrs.
Pangbourne In the moment of her
trouble. All the blinds of the house
had " been pulled down, and the
dainty breakfast cf which th lady
had been partaking seemed strange- ,
ly out of place. She herself was
Irritable and excited.
"What a position," she cried,
walking nervously up and down the
room. "la It not maddening? To
be known for the rest of one's life
aa the wife of a murderer, a man
who hss paid the utmost penalty of i
the law? It's all very well to tell n
me to be calm, George, bat X should
be more than human If I did not
feel It."
, "It would have been wiser. VI."
'Said Tweedledum, "to have left Sew
York earlier not to have waited is
town for this. We're oft this af ter
noonjjl know but so probably does ""
every one else, and the Journey I
likely to be unpleasant Once we
get to Orta It will be all right, for
I've taken a villa far away from
the regular tourist track, and no
body will worry about us out there
But this waiting Is moat unpleas
ant." MUtn D W Marryr" She Aske-C. .
"How soon do you think we can
be married?" she risked ft
Tweedledum glanced at this
woman who was to be hla wife
He had resigned himself to the In
evitable. There was no fortune for
him unless he married Violet: she
had made that very clear to him.
He liked the Idea bo better now
than before, but he consoled him
self with the assurance that once
he was given a right over the "
money he would go hla own way
and Violet could go hers. She a
might not like the arrangement,
but, she would have to submit to It.
She ought to know that he waa not
the kind of man to endure bondage
He looked at her more narrowly
Tes. sSe was certainly very band
some, and a sejeurn en the Italian
lake in her company would not be
unpleasant. He would, very easily
mold her to his will as soon as had
a legal right to do so.
(Continued Tomorrow.)
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