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Plot Grrwfi Deeper in New Qprtenheim Spy Serial TAc Prince of the Planets Returns. 'THE planet Jupiter passes the position of quadrature to 1 the sun i. e his position in the sky is 90 degrees east of the sun, so that he begins to be visible near Uie eastern horiron before midnight. The return of Jupiter to the eve ning sky is always an event for star lovers. He is now in the constellation Gemini. This Day in Our History. THIS Is the anniversary of the execution of Nathan- Hale, American patriot, in 1776. Hale was captured by the British trying to secure information for the revolutionary army. His last words were: "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." p3fe efm 'N m The "Zepp's" passeilgeipheProvesThere'sBeautyintheLaw AN EXCIl iNG AND ROMANTIC NEW SPY SERIAL Philippa Appears on Scene and Tells Griffith She Has Not a Word of Good News. CHAPTER IL The woman who paused for a mo ment upon the thresho'd of the li brary, looking In upon the little company, was undeniably beautiful. She had masses of red sold hair, a little disordered by her long rail way Journey, deep-set hazel eyes, a delicate, almost porcelainlike com plexlon, aad a sensitlre, delightful ly shaped mouth. Her figure wn small and dainty, and Just at that moment she had an appearance of helplessness which was almcst childlike. Nora, after a vigorous embrace, led her stepmother to ward a chair. "Come and sit by tin Are, Mummy," she begged. "You look tired and cold." Philippa exchanged a general salutation with her guests. She -as aUU wearing her traveling coat, and her air of fatigue was unmis takable. Griffiths, who had net taken his. eyes off her slreo her entrance, wheeled an easy-chair to ward the. hearth-rug. Into which she sank with a murmured word of thanks. "IobH hare some tea, won't you, dear?" Helen inquired. Philippa shook her head. Her eyes met her friend's for a mo ment It was only a very brief glance, but the tragedy of some mutual sorrow seemed curiously reroaled in that unspoken ques tion and answer. The two young vubslterns prepared to take their leave. Nora. kneeling down stroked her stepmothers hand. "Wo news at all, thenr Helen faltered. TOone," was the weary reply. "Any amount of news here, Hun ray." Nora intervened cheerfully, "and heaps of excitement. We had a Zeppelin over Dutchman's Com mon last night, and she lost her observation car. Mr. Somerfleld took me up there this afternoon, and Z found a German hat. No one got a thing, and. would you be lieve It, those children over there tried to take It away from me." An isrvttmfjea. Her stepmother smiled .faintly. "I expect you are keeping the hat. dear." she observed. "X should say so!" Nora assent ed. Philippa. field out her hand to the two young men who bad been wait ing to take their leave. , "Ton must come and din one night this week, both of you." she said "My husband will be home br the later train this evening, and Fin sure he will be glad to have you" "Very kind of you, Lady Cran ston; we shall be delighted," Har rison declared. "Rather!" his companion echoed. Nora led them away, and Helen, with a word of excuse, followed them. Griffiths, who had also risen to his feet, came a little nearer to Phillppa's chair. "And you, too, of course. Captain Griffiths," she said, smiling up at him. "Must yon hurry away?" "I will stay. If I may. until Miss Fairclough returns," he answered, resuming his seat. Do!" Philippa begged him. "I have had such a miserable time in town. Ton can't think how restful it is to be back here." "I am afraid," he observed, "that your Journey has not been success fuL" Phlllppa shook her head. He a Ward of Geed 7Tews. "It has been completely unsuc cessful," she sighed. "I have not been able to hear a word about my brother. Z am so sorry for poor Helen, too. They were only en- gaged, you know, a few days before ha left for the front this last time ' Captain Griffiths nodded sympa thetically. "I never met Major Felstead." ho remarked, "but every one who has to like him very much. He doing welf. too, up to that last unfortunate affair, wasn't bef" "Dick is a dear." Philippa de clared. "I never knew any one with so many friends. He would have been commanding his bat talion now if only he were free. His colonel wrote and told me so hhjself." "I wish there were something I could de." Griffiths murmured, a little awkwardly. "It hurts me. Lady Cranston, to see you so up-set.- Ehe looked at him for a moment In faint surprise. "Nobody can do anything." she bemoaned. "That Is the unfortu nate part of it all " Hf rose to hU feet and was Im mediately eonsclous, as he always was when he stood up. that there was a foot or two of his figure vhlrh he had no idea what to do with. "Tu wouldn't reel like a ride to morrow morning, Lady Cranston?" he asked, with a wistfulness which seamed somehow stifled In his rather uifpleaeant voice. She shook her head. "Perhaps one rao'nlng later on." she leplled, a little vaguely. "I havt-u't any heart for anything Just bow' He took a somber bnt aritated lave of his hostess, and went out ttto the twilight, cursing his la'k N .. rtmtmDtnnf me tnings which he had meant to say and baling htmse'r for having forgot ten hem. Philippa, to whom his departon had been as it alwys was. a TrUef, was already leaning fcrvard lnr chair with her arm around He!n a ick. "1 thought that extraordinary man would never go." she exclaim ed, "and I was going to send for you. Helen. London has been such a , dreary chapter of dtsappolnt-rjents." " hat a sickening time you must hae had. dear"' "It was horrid," Philippa assent ed sadly, "but you know Henry Is no use at all, and I should have felt miserable unless I had gone. I have teen to every friend at the War Office, and every friend who has friends there. I have made ivory sort of Inquiry, ami I know Just as much now as I did when I left here that Richard was a prisoner at Wittenberg the last time toey heard, and that they have recctveu no notification whatever concerning him for the last two months. Helen glanced at the calendar. "II Is Just two months today," she sa d mournfully, "since we heard." "And then." Philippa sighed, "he hadn't received a single one of our parcels." Helen rose suddenly to her feet. She was a tall, fair girl of the best Saxon type, slim but not In the least angular, with every promise, indeed, of a fuller and more gra cious development In the years to come. She wsa barely twenty-two years old, and, as Is common with girls of her complexion, seemed younger. Her bright. Intelligent face was, above all. good humored. Just at that moment, however, there was a flush of passionate anger in her cheeks. "It makes me feel almost beside myself." she exclaimed, "this hid eous Incapacity for doing any thing! Here we are living In luxury, without a single privation, whilst Dick, the dearest thing on earth to both of us, is being starved and goaded to death in a foul German prison !" "We mustn't believe that Ifs unite so bad as that, dear." Philippa remonstrated. "What is It, Mills?" The elderly man-servant, who had entered with a tray in his hand, bowed as he arranged it upon a side table. "I have taken the liberty of bring ing in a little fresh tea. your lady ship," he announced, "and some hot buttered toast. Cook has sent some of the sandwiches, too, which your ladyship generally fancies." "It is very kind of you. Mills," Philippa said, with rather a wan little smile. "I had some tea at South Lynn, but It was very bad. Ton might take my coat, please." She stood up, and the heavy fur coat slipped easily away from her slim, elegant little body. "Shall I light up, your ladyship?" Mills Inquired. "Ton might light a lamp," Philippa directed, "but don't "draw the blinds until llghtlng-up time. After the noise or London," she went en. turning to Helen, "I al ways think that the faint sound of the sea Is so restful." The man moved noiselessly about the room and returned once more to his mistress. "We should be glad to hear, your ladyship," he said, "If there la any news of Major Felstead?" Philippa shook her head. "None at all. I am sorry to say. Mills! Still, we must hope for the best I dare say that some of these camps are not so bad as we im agine'" "We must hope not, your lady ship," was the somewhat dismal reply. "Shall I fasten the win dows?" "Ton can leave them until you draw the blinds. Mills," Philippa directed. "I am nol at home, if any one shoud cart. See that we are undisturbed for a little time." "Very good, your ladyship." The door was closed, and the two women were once more alone. Philippa held out her arms. "Helen, darling, come and be nice to me," she begged. "Let us both pretend that no news is good news. Oh, I know what you are suffering, but remember that even If Dick Is your lover, he is my dear, only brother my twin brother, too. We have been so much to each other all our lives. He'll stick It out. dear. If any human being can. We shall have him back with us some day" "But he Is hungry." Helen sobbed. "I can't bear to think of his being hungry. Every time I sit down to eat. It almost chokes me." "I suppose he has forgotten what a whiskey and soda Is like," Phllllp pa murmured, with a little catch in her own throat. "He always used to love one about thltime." Helen faltered, glancing at the clock. "And cigarettes." Philippa ex claimed. "I wonder whether they give him anything to smoke. ' "Nasty German tobacco. If they do." Helen rejoined Indignantly. "And to think that I have sent him at least six hundred of his favorite Egyptians!" She fell once more on her knees by her friend's side. Their arms were Intertwined, their cheeks touching. One of those strange feminine silences of acute sym pathy seemed to hold them for a while under its thrall. Then, al most at the same moment, a queer awakening came for both of them Helen's arm was stiffened. Philippa turned her head, but her eyes were filled with Incredulous fear. A little current or cool air was blowing through the room. The French windows stood half open, and with his back to them, a man who had apparently entered the room from the gardens and passed noiselessly across the soft carpet, was stand Ing by the door, listening. They heard him turn the key. Then, In a businesslike manner, he returned to the windows and closed them, the eyes of the two women following him ail the time. Satisfied, appar ently, with his precautions, he turned toward them Just as an ex pression of indignant Inquiry broke from Phillppa's lips. Helen sprang to her feet, and Philippa gripped the sides of her chair. The new comer advanced a few steps nearer to them. (To Be Continued Tomorrow.) Cw r"" "" Co. I 3S The World's Greatest By Garrett P. Serviss. IN a letter from, one or California's thoughtful women r have a re minder of the Imperishable spell that the ancient legend of At lantis has cast over the human mind. Whether it be a pure Inven tion, or a myth based upon faint re membrances of racial childhood, this story of a lost Island, or lost continent, once the home of a won derful civilization, now sunk In the Indigo deeps of the Atlantic ocean, Is surely the world's greatest ro mance In vastness of conception and , grandeur of tragic eventuality It is matchless and without paxalli Only Its antipodal counterpart In undisputed history, the discovery of the New .Vorld. can be c imp-ired with It In fundamcn'al appeal to human interest, but the story of America, the living, the palpable, the towerlngly obvious, hits the dullest Intelligence, while that of dead and vanished Atlantis, the dim wraith of a perished memory, awakens responses only in deeper souls. Puss in By David Cory. Yon remember in the last story there was a dreadful firo aboard the Noah's Ark. And I guess something terrible would have happened If Just then, all or a sudden. Puss Junior hadn't Bten the Whale who had landed Mr. Jonah aboard some two or three stories ago. "There's the Whale." shouted Puss "See him spout!" "Run up a signal of distress'" commanded Captain Voah. "He might save Mr. Jonah for old times sake!" "If he'd only get up close and spout water over the Ark, he'd put out the fire pretty quick." said Ham. "Good Idea," said Captain Noah. "Ship ahoy!" yelled Mr Jonah, waving his red bandanna handker chief In the air. "Ahoy' Ahoy'" Then the Whale stopped spout ing and made for the Ark. "He's eomlngl He's coming!" shouted the Weathercock. "Don't stop squirting water." aald Captain Noah to the elephants. "On with the pall brigade," screamed HaTi. And then the mon keys slid down from the roof and grabbed hold or the palls and threw water down the hold But still the cruel flames crept nearer and nearer. "Oh. dear." sighed Mrs. Noah. "I'm afraid my sealskin coat will get singed, and after all the tronble I've had putting It up in camphor." And then, all or a sudden, a tre mendous stream or water fell upon the Ark. sosklng every one to the. skin. And soon the deck was a river, and the steam that came out of the hold almost suffocated every body. "Goodness met" screamed Mrs. Noah; "we'll be swamped!" "Hold on there" shouted Cap tarn Noah, lennlr.r over the side of the i. - the Whale lay like a simMs.hhmmMm Let us say, in a, word, that geol ogy has put the, stamp of possi bility, if not or probability, upon the great legend. Submarine search lngs, deep-sea soundings, have felt the race of a recumbent land lying In the Atlantic depths, and perhaps the emergent "peaks or the Azores, the Cape de Verde, the Canaries, the Madeiras, the West Indies, or other scattered Islands, as well as ridges lying almost awash, may be actual prominences or the drowned continent, Many geologists, perhaps most, at the present time, would very likely tell you, with an air or academic superiority, that Plato and Solon and the ancient priests of Egypt were credulous dream ers, and mere lovers of the mar velous, and that It Is Impossible that any such continent as the fabled Atlantis should have ever been sunk. Tet they only repre sent a phase or a passing wave of opinions. They are in the grip or the now prevailing theory which tends to minimize all changes In the great ocean beds. But experience shows that this Boots Jr. Are patrol boat In action. "Hold on! Turn oft the hose, or you'll drown us" So the good-natured Whale ihut off the tvater. while Captain Noah added, "A Turkish bath has nothing on this!" "It was awfully kind of you to come to our rescue," said Mrs Noah, smiling sweetly at the whale as she leaned over the railing. "Well, if you hadn't come Just when you did," said Captain Noah. "I guess we'd all have gone down to Davey Jones' locker" "Don't mention It," said the whale "Clad to have been able to do you a little favor You see." he added in a low voice, "Mr. Jonah was never satisfied when he was my guest. He was always com plaining about the dampness. So when you came along and I had a chance to put him aboard the Ark I was tickled to death. In fact, I was so glad to get rid of my pas senger thit I made up this little poem," and then the Whale began to spout: "It's not so very pleasant, when sailing on the sea. To have a passenger aboard who's sulky as can be; And that's the reason after dark I landed him aboard the Ark" And In the next story you shall bear what happened arter that. (To lie Centlnoed.) (Copyright 1918, by David Cory) HINTS FOR HOUSEHOLD To clean the nickel on stoves and ranges take a woolen cloth, wipe the soot from the bottom or the teakettle, and with this rub the nickel ir there Is grease or other dirt, first remove this with a damp cloth rubbed well with soap. Before applying blacklead for polishing make a pad of old cloth and rub soot from the back of the grate or from the flues on all the greasy parts. The grate will then take the polish, and with much less labor than usual. Romance opinion will pass, becausy it Is based only upon argument, inten p retail on and point of. view, and not upon any fundamentally new body of facts. Strictly academic scientists. In any branch, are always tied to the latest theory, provided that it haa been accepted by their recognized leaders. This Is Inevitable, and in Itself Is probably not a bad thing, since it unifies effort, but It is re grettable when it seeks to stifle Independent thought upon subjects that have not yet been conclusive ly settled. Among the most Interesting pas sages In Thomas Belt's fascinating book. "The Naturalist in Nicara gua." now a classic In scientific literature, are those la which he discusses the Atlantis legend. In troducing it with this alluring sentence: "Was the fabled Atlan tis really a myth, or Was It that great continent in the Atlantic laid bare by the lowering of the ocean on which the present West Indian islands were mountains, ris ing high above the level and fer tile plains that are now covered by the sea?" Belt believed that the cataclysm ot Atlantis might have been due to changes of sea-leel arising at the close ot the Glacial period, and one or his most interesting sug gestions is that a surviving rem nant of the people of Atlantis con tinued Into modern centuries In the West Indian Carlbs. On the other side of the ocean we have traditions tending to connect the mysterious Basque race, and the vanlsh'ng Guanchos, with the peo ple of Atlantis. Belt seems to have been deeply Impressed by the legends of a great deluge that the Spanish conquerors found spread over America, and he connects these wtlh his theory or a tremendous catastrophe around what Is now the neck ot the double American Continent, the close or the age of Ice, and he sums up his Impressions In this striking way: "When we turn to the most an cient traditions of the human race In both the old and the new worlds and find everywhere fire and water linked together In the accounts or the great catas'rophles that are said nenrlr to have arnlhllated tho human rare, I, for one, am Inclined to accept them and to believe that when. In the 'Too Amontll.' as translated by Brasseur de Bour botirjt. we read of the volcanic con vulsion that larted four days and nlgh's.' of 'the thunder and light ning that came out of the sea,' of the mountains that were rising and sinking when the great deluge hap pened ' and that when Plato, on the other side of the Atlantic, speaki of the earthnuakes that aeromn-n'ed the enrulfment or Atlantis, we hesr the tm eehoe that have been founding down thrrugh all time from thit remote past, of the fear rul voleanoes end esrtr-nuakes that terrlfle m-nk'nd at the time of the great eatfelyem " If ! not wise to re'eet th great traditions of mankind Modem ex ploration and research hav Jutl fled O" rorrnbnr"1 s rmiT ft tem tbaf we onsrht to herln to seo that tbev see rnpflfitel hlftorr stripped Tv Hne of time f Its npmportnt t-l' and eneleeled with a dim atmosphere ' tnyfhM oct. like far-off mountains with clou's. When a Girl Marries $Sg&8? Anne Is Dismayed to See Her Brother Drinking, But Evelyn Appears to Be a ReaLFriend. By Ana Llile. Copyright, lilt, ky JCleg rsateru Brad! sate, las.) CHAPTER XXX VT. ANBAT, dark-blue touring car waa waiting In front or tb apartment when our quartette reached the street, "Nothing Ilk a spin out into the country after a mid-day din ner." (aid, Jim. "ThJ I ore enough treat, Terry." His tone bad a touch of envy for Terry Winston, who owaed the car and whose drive Into the coun try was a matter of course; but that charming Englishman won my undying devotion by his reply: "It's a treat to hare you with me, matey. Will you let me have a- visit with the UUsUT That's it get in front, Mrs.' Jlmmie. It's a sice little car, but 111 wager Jim will be driving oae that's a lot more splffy by the .time his ankle is strong enough to hold down the brakes." Jim's other rich friends flung favors at him, but Captain Win ston's assumption that Jim would come into his .own st soon as he was over his wounds put us all on a happy basis of equality. More than ever Z hated myself for the pride that had led me to reject the offer of help from Betty,-which Z now felt came as much from the captain as from her. But I felt that Z would only humllHUU Jim f Z went to her and told her Z had changed my Bind. "The mill will never grind again with the water that lis past," and the op portunity to get help from 'these good friends was rone. And so, as Captain Winston turned the car oat toward green fields and open roads, regret rode with me. Z did so want to enjoy myself to delight In the smooth motor of the car, the pressure 'of the wind against my body, the crisp, pine-laden, salty air but Z couldn't. Toward dusk we stopped at e little Inn called The Blue Dragon." Captain Winston said be wanted to telephone to a friend who lived In the neighborhood and who would probably 6ffer us the hospitality of his fireside If he chanced to be at home. Td Hke you ts meet Norreye, Jlmmie, eld chap," said Terry Win ston tightly, as he swung out of the car. But r saw htm exchange a meaning glance with Betty and Z filed' that name for future refer-ence-i-Norrey. . An ills floss. A moment after Captain Winston went Into the inn behold tar broth er Neal coming out and scamper ing across the read to our marking placa. "Hello, people! People, heflor he called. "Lady Evelyn spied Jim from our table, and she says she'll never forgive you If you don't come In and Join our party. Too won't turn her down, 'will your Neal looked at me pleadingly. "No, we won't turn you down." I replied my husband good nsturedly. The ToonerviHe Trolley That Meets stuck! Je53, . I Th Skipper SQ discovered iPfe PART OF AN IRON ".sS? ' BED ON THE TOONER- " " VIUUE DUMP YESTERDAY AND NOW THE CAR IS GOING i -s jk To 8AV A FRONT fHDZr r Wi eisBsaWBsasBBssHaaesssenW .Xv'VV I yW . Cmil. 111. by tke Wheat efraoMata, Then be presented Neal to Mrs. Bryce. JTor A moment Neal seemed wept off his feet by Betty's beauty and graclousnesa. But when she put out her scarred white hand he actually quivered with distaste. Even as a child he bad always sbrusk from wounds or any bodily disfigurement. And now, berore he could conquer his feelings and take Betty's hand In his a, crimson tide of embarrassment flooded her face. Betty 'was gravely hurt. Jim's eyes flashed. Z fumbled for words. There was an ugly momentand then Terry Winston ran out to an nounce that Norreys was up In Can ada and wouldn't return till late in the fall, so we might as well stay t the inn for dinner. This delighted Neal So did bis blond Terry himself; and in show ing his delight with Terry Neal showed also his beat self his boy Uh char.ii and enthusiasm. And When he had the privilege of tak ing us In and. presenting Terry and Betty to his" "Lady Evelyn" Neal fairly blossomed out under the warmth of Ewy's delight at the big fish he had captured. Ewy actu ally cooed over Mrs. Uryce It was quite evident tkt I'he regarded Betty as a great swell. And Betty eemed to forrst her hurt of a few minutes before. With the proud air of a success ful hostess, Evelyn seated us at a table set for eight and Insisted that we order, since Carlotta Sturges was always late. Ewy sat between Jim and Neal. but her wistful, wide blue eyes kept straying to the handsome, gray-haired man of ADVICE TO THE LOVELORN By BEATRICE" FAIRFAX. Has Not Found Favor With Her Family. ' DEAR MISS FAIRyAX.- Z am a young man nineteen years of age. with a college ed ucation and have a (rood posi tion and salary. I met a vouns? lady whom Z love deeply, and Z am sure my love Is reciprocated. Z had the honor of eseortinc ber a few places and her par ents treated me as cordially as If I had been one of the family. Their only objection to me. so their daughter Informs me. Is that Z am not tall enough and that Z am rather slim-and not . prepossessing In my appear ance. We ooth love each ether very dearly and it would be a hardship to separate us. so Z appeal to you what Z should de In this matter. Thanking you, S. M. H. M. There Is nothing to do but t bide your time and "pake good." Many men who bare started with physical handicaps have wen out by success and making themselves Indispensable to the family of the beloved. By FONTAINE FOX great distinction. He had reckless. moving eyes of dark blue. """ -Devil-may-care Irishman," i said to myself. A Keen Delight, - Before any one could offer intro ductions, he crossed to Jim's side. Then Z observed my husband. His face was white and stern, his lips set In a grim line, his right band was tightly clutching the stem of his water goblet. "Helly. Jim. How's JeanUr asked the gray haired man ta a voice with a lilt in It. "How are you. Daltonl" returned Jim. curtly. "Virginia Is very well." Ewy's voice broke the tense si lence that held us alt. "Came here. Handsome Pat Sal ton. I've a friend or two for yon to meet. Then she presented Miss Sturges and Mr. Dalton to the rest of aa For a moment I fancied that there was a, note of malice in her husky little voice, but a second later she was leaning over to Jim with an air that seemed all sweetness, and its began pleading with him in low tones. Whatever It was that caused 'Jim tq hate Mr. Dalton so I hoped he would f e the girl, who evi dently hadi. known how unpleas ant a meeting between the two men must be. Mr. Dalton seemed to take a keen delight in making friends with Jim's friends. Betty and Terry re- ponded to his undoubted charm, and agreed readily enough when he suggested a glass of wine. Of course they hadn't observed Jim's annoyance, and as L realized this I felt strangely happy. After an. none of Jim's friends knew an about him. Even I. his wife, must still come to know every phase of him, t weave all my knowledge Into perfect Intimacy. When the wine glasses were put on the table Z turned mine down, and then I felt ashamed of my con spicuous action when Z saw hia merely motion the waiter away: All through the dinner the waiter kept filling and refilling Kr. Oil ton's glass. Jim watched hhs, rather scornfully as be tossed oBT drink after drink, but the other man kedt well withhi bounds, asd was so entertaining- and chsnnmg that young Neal fairly hung- oir his words. SflseraMy I watched jay bf"tnf drink Ms second g!a if rtui, pagne and saw the waiter fill bis glass for the third time. I tried to signal Neal, but he refusal to catch my glanea. 'And my eyes caught Jim's bis face was cold, and stern. First. Neal bad offended JUtty. Now he was making friends with the man Jim detested end drinking freely with him. And Z was helelesj tn stop Neal. Then a little twist of paper was, thrust rntn my hand. I nil It us der the edge of my plate aad man aged tn "sa Its message: "Don't worry, near. Z wont let Neal drink another drop acA III break or- the party soon. K." nrateuly Z looked up and caught Evys smite. After all she was a real friend. Z felt that Z coda trust her. (T Be OiiiBiuiH AH the Trains