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-s1 THE WASHINGTON - TIMES,1 MONDAY? MARCH 31 1919. 15 V -jr- - - ,'f 'CAMOUFLAGED l r- Continued from Page Thirteen.) in our party who "could not bring 'down nine out of ten on the fly with our 'radio' rifles." "I have diverted a bit, but a little recreation, is a good thing. 'The cormbativs elements of X and'T.' Free Itrogen belongs to this group. It stubbornly resists combinations "with other elements. The little bacteria on the roots of certain plants suc ceeded in doing it long before man. These little organisms reach out into the air. pull in the nitrogen, lock it pp and give the plant an oppor tunity .to use it in growing beans," indeed," said the major, "and we , are told that one- reason -why the Huns were able to remain in the war so long was because their scientists were able to make nitric acid from ine nitrogen and oxygen of the air, iilus a little water and a good sized current of electricity. Nitric acid is one pf the absolutely necessary agents in the manufacture of ex . plosives. ' "They could not get saltpetre for -this purpose from South America, the nly material supply in the. world, "because their ports were blockaded." Even before President Wilson de clared that a state of war existed be tween the United States and Ger many, steps were taken by the Gov ernment to make nitric acid. Mil lions of dollars have been spent and .the chemical Is still in the making. t- anyone would like to know raore about this matter, ask some off the people's representatives on the Hill, especially Congressman Longworth, whb has literally devoured everything la sight on nitrogen he thinks. "I want to pass by the radio-activ ity 6f X for the time being," said the fair one, "and turn to the action of the .heat at 240 degrees. This brings -.np ,tbe triangle going through the furnace. Before It went through the paper was blank. Everything soluble Vas removed during Its bath in the Potomac. ., "After the purifying by fire, certain hieroglyphics were in evidence. They 'caused much stir but meant nothing. Mere camouflage, except the cross. Spue 'deemed they came from invisi ble ink. Too easy. Everybody knows jthat trick. Some think the. triangle "is paper. It Is. The chart from which the triangle" was cut is the finest kind of paper made from long-fibered as bestos, specially treated to increase Ira tensile" strength. Ordinary heat will, net Injure it. It almost defies tearing, can be chewed, and even a Billy Goat's digestion will not feaze it. It Is well-high indestructible." "The chart and triangle are impreg nated" with certain substances which whsn submitted to certain treatments will give up much of the secret. They must first both be submitted to a heat of '240 degrees then boiled in liquid air. "The afr we. breathe, when liquified at- a. great pressure and low tempera ture, boils at about 310 degrees Fahrenheit below zero. There, are, unfortunately, several kinds of ther mometers. The ' two commonly used are the French or Centigrade and $he English or Fahrenheit. The former is used by scientists and the latter far common observations, like measur ing the temperature of the weather. Scientists often do jiot Indicate the kind of degrees, because it is under stood to mean centigrade. The '240 degrees,' therefore, means centigrade degrees, and equals 484 degrees Fahrenheit scale. "This "will bring out certain ,lncom pJ$ed -.formulas, and prepare the chart, including the triangle, for sub Beauent treatments." "This is all exceedingly fascinating, "but I .am more interested in your good self," said the officer. "Let us take a spin through the park. It will rest you before going to the doctor's office. There is still half an hour left before "the appointment" "I shall be delighted to go," re sponded Madeline, "but before doing bo let me tell you just a little about the "radio-activity (means the power of giving off certain kinds of rays), 'which plays a most Important part. The incompleted formulas may be further developed by submitting the chart to the action of certain radio active substances. Of, these there are a number, but the most conspicuous is the element called radium, discov ered by Madam. Curie with the assist ance of her husband. Let us now go ior the auto ride and call on the doc tor on our return." The two lovers departed. .Annoy ances and cares were soon forgotten among the beautiful scenery along tho drive. They were alone, excepting the chauffeur, and he was compelled to watch the road. Time seemed to nave wings. The tiny wrist watch showed that the time for the physi cian's appointment was close at hand. Was it correct? The pocket watch said yes. The taxi was Immediately directed to the physician's office on Zupont Circle. They arrived a little belated, but without mishap. As they entered, the office the physician arose, advanced, extended his hand, and said, "Miss Madeline Connor, of Colorado, I am happy to see you. How is your gracious, lovable father? Has lie come .with, you?" Madeline eyed him with a search ing, suspicious look, saying, "Why do you speak in this fashion? When and where did you sec my father? He has gone to that land from whence no traveler returns." The doctor said: "My little girl, I re call the many happy visits I have had with your father in his home in the Rockies, where I spent several years in regaining my health and strength. You were then a little girl, just blossom ing into womanhood. I recall now the enthusiasm with which your father carried on his experiments, endeavor ing to work out the idea of transmut ing the baser elements into the more prized. He was a good father to you. Tou were with him a large part of the time, and I often marveled how apt a student you were. Love seemed to know no bounds." "Pardon me, doctor, you have so completely surprised me that I have neglected to Introduce my friend. Ma jor; Archie Knowles, who has kindly consented to come with me." The doctor greeted the officer, then re- Terted to Prof. Connor's work. "All that country Is radiant with splendor. Abundant crops seem to grow any where water can be supplied. I am told that 500 bushels of the golden nuggets we formerly called potatoes have been raised on an acre of land In some parts of the Centennial State. "It Is true, sunshine is abundant, but there seoms to be something jelse. your father believed it was due, in part, to the radio-active substances present in the soil. He conducted a number, of experiments, using some of these substances. To his surprise, great benefit resulted. This has been connrxned by others since then. "When I last visited your father, -? he was working with that wonderful substance called radium. It was dis covered by "a woman, I am told. A woman's contribution to science! Major Knowles had been thinking deeply. A new world Is opening up to him. He rather sympathizes witn tho poor, overworked scientists, and facetiously remarked that it lookud to him as If this radium business would keep them as busy as 'a one armed paperhangcr with the Itch. The doctor and Madeline enjoyed this re mark hugely. "Tou will pardon me. Miss Connor, with all these Interesting remlni3 censes, I have almost forgotten the object of your call." "Certainly, doctor," cheerfully re sponded Madeline. "I am already greatly relieved from the strain I was suffering with a few hours ago." "All right," said the doctor. "I very well recall your father telling me how they spied on him and how our ores, rich in radium, were being exported to Europe, the radium ex tracted and low-grade stuff returred to us at fabulous prices. The good material was kept at home. It waa another one of those Hun subter fuges. They endeavored to make It appear that they were greatly In ad vance of the rest of the world In matters chemically. It. was a long time before our Government became wise, decided to recover this precious substance Itself, In our own factory, and keep it at home for our own use. It is very rare and the pure sub-' stance cannot be bought." "The compound of radium on the market costs about $7,000 for a speck that weighs about as much as a grain of wheat Seven thousand dol lars a grain," mused Archie. "That would mean, about $3,000,000 an ounc?, and gold brings about ?20 for the same amount Furthermore, one can buy only about half aa much now with a gold dollar as formorly. "They say radium is scarce. Sup pose an ample supply could be found, that would b"e gold, indeed. This re markable substance has not been found efficacious for treating nervous conditions. "Tou must have a complete rest for a short time, Miss Madeline. Have you any friends here to accompany you?" "Yes, I have three of the best red blooded American friends, sonB of my father's friends, who have protected and cared -for me since coming to Washington." i would then suggest that you go to the Blue Ridge mountains, near Bluemont, Vs., In a secluded placed wnere you can get plenty of good, wholesome, nourishing food and am ple rest Tou know Dr. Wiley? He has a dairy near there, and may be willing to supply you with pure milk." "Yes, I have heard him speak on milk on several occasions near my home." "It Is not likely that you will be disturbed up there, as it takes nearly a lifetime to get there by the Old Dominion car line. A flying machine would be the best mode of transpor tation. A few weeks' rest will wonc wonders." "I am worred about another mat ter, doctor;--I got a little" 'bump on my head during one of these rough treatments and fainted. A couple of coctors-examlned me and said I had both motor and sensory aphasia: that I could not hear right, saw things twisted, and my tongue would go wrong. Doctor, have you ever seen a woman who had lapses of memory, or who was Unable to talk if she wanted tor' At this point they all entered into a hearty laugh. Sho said: "I have had many a little bump in the mountains, and to think that the doctors could be so easily misled into the belief that a little bump on my head would I render me dumb, deaf, and blind to the world, certalnlv looks KtunM.'l Those doctors certainly were easily camouflaged." "I think you put one over on the doctors that time, Madeline. Tour speech and memory do not betray any of those difficulties at present I do not think you will need any medi cine. Drugs do good only in well selected cases. I hope you will not go away like so many others and try one of those patent medicines. They often do more harm than good. It is claimed that they are the poor man's medicine, but my experience Is that they are the poor man's lux ury and an expensive one at that" The two callers bade the doctor adieu and as they emerged from the office door, they met Lieutenant Kimball. He was told of their visit to the doctor, his instructions to Madeline and now the proposition is, how to get out of the city as quietly and unceremoniously as possible; and unbeknown to any one excepting the doctor. Kimball felt like a cur when he recalled the last few moments he spent with her. The two passed glances. The lieutenant profusely apologized for his ungallant conduct to her and Madeline graciously ac cepted the apology. The love cord beat as before. "I wonder If your air plane Is ready." ventured the major. "It is at your disposal," said Kimball. "Is it possible for us all to start for the Blue Ridge mountains within half an hour?" "Surely," came the whole hearted response. They entered the taxi and in a short time were on their way to the polo field. The air plane was in readiness. The three entered. Under the skill of the accomplished ace, they were soon walking up the airy stair case. The sun was still an hour above the horizon. Up, up they went Objects became smaller and smaller. The city looked like a radiating patched quilt The winged steed circled over the Capital and then headed for the mountains. Madeline could not be left unpro tected. The outcome was that the major should be Madeline's protector and Lieutenant Kimball was to get Captain Henderson. The airplane was provided with a wireless phons and the captain was soon located. Henderson was ready when Kimball arrived. The machine was carefully gone over, a supply of gasolene pro vided, and in half an hour the three admirers and protectors were with Madeline. Captain Henderson apolr gized for his ungraciousness a few days since. They had proven their loyal fidelity. The younjr lady had gone to the mountains for a rest To the casual observer It hardly seemed that he present environments were very favor able. The question of disposing cl the secret preyed on her mind and she could not feel content until something definite had come of it The major was of a practical turn of mind and asked about the trans mutation of the baser metals into gold. Had any chemist ever accom- plished it before? Madeline replied that "Prof. Ramsay, of England, had reported preparing a small amount of, gold from copper." On account of his scientific standing it received con siderable credence, but not much came of it The next question propounded by the major was "supposing that we should change all the lead In th world Into gold, what would the effect bo on its price? It would seem that unless we could control its distribu tion as is done In the case of the African diamonds, or our meat sup plied by the Five Big Packers, the price of gold would soon be reduced to 30 cents an ounce or less, and the lead would be cornered. No one endeavored to answer. Made line suggested that efforts be made to carry out the- experiments on the triangle and chart, communicated tj them. All were agreed that this should be done. The psychological moment had come. All who are to participate in the great fortune were present It was up to Madeline Connor to "play square" and she did. She said: "No one had as yet seen the authentic chart except her father and hersolf. It was in her possession, sewn in one of her garments. She forthwith de livered the chart to the tnree men for Its safekeeping. It was theirs to guard, and from it to develop the se cret so far as it resided in the chart The other chart which has had such a devious route and checkered career was made of the same material as the genuine one, and contained some of the other elements, but was largely camouflaged. Tou will recall that Wu Tsang had some imitation triangles made, but found that they lacked something. The men were greatly surprised, but their faces beamed with happi ness. Their coveted prize was still in sight It was now their duty and privilege to take the next step. The Bureau of Chemistry was called up, and the possibility of doing some unofficial work for and by Govern ment officers was discussed. It was explained 'that one of the expected results of the work would be great relief and benefit, to suffering human ity. The reply -was that Congress did not authorize doing work for private parties, whatever may be Its object Balked again. Afterja short confer ence the Bureau of Standards was communicated with. The facilities of that institution were placed at their disposal. Every provision was made for Mad- J erne's comfort safekeeping and pro tection. The three officers winged to Washington with the chart in their possession. Application was made at the Bureau of Standards to do the work. It was necessary for each one of the men to be Identified. Uniforms did not gain admittance. These preliminaries disposed of, each I one was given an identification card. TJiey were then ushered through a series of subterranean chambers and finally emerged in the room assigned them. It was a beautiful place. They were given the use of a lock box In a largo safe in which to deposit their valuables. , The first few days were .spent in getting the essential apparatus for the first part of the work. The use of the- radium supplies presented - " .: r some difficulties as will be seen later. I ?he c.nftrts was heated for one-half hour in a furnace kept at a tempera ture of 240 degrees, by means of an electric current Some forms were developed, but they were not intelli gible to any of them. The chart was then boiled in liquid air for one hour. This did not result In anything visi ble. So far everything had gone w.ell. Difficulties were seen ahead. Neither one of the men had much knowledge of radium or how to use it. It was considered unwise to bring in a stran ger. It was too serious a matter. Could Madeline help out? Has she had the necessary experience? It was decided to put the valuables in safe keeping and consult Madeline. The airplane soon landed them on the Blue Ridge Mountains. The girl was delighted to see them, greatly im proved and happy in her surround- in gs, After a few moments' conversation tfiey took a short hike through the mountains. The girl set the officers a pace not soon to be forgotten. She was in her element. After returning, dinner was ready, and only those who have had similar experiences know what an appetite such walks develop. Twilight found the three ensconced In a sequestered place talking over experiences. An unusual motion at tracted Captain Henderson's attention. On looking up he saw a shutter-eyed face 'gazing on them. The hiding place had been found. The observa tion was communicated to the group. Tcs, said Madeline, . I have had my suspicion aroused during the past day. A woman answering the description of Mrs. Thnjer has been seen, and it might be well to leave these quarters tomorrow. Major Knowles told Madeline that they had gone as far with the chart as they felt saro, and now come for instructions and assistance. Neither one knows much about radium and Its properties. "We do not consider it wise to call in a stranger on so im portant a matter. We thought possi bly you could help out. The radium and apparatus arc at our command, and the chart is locked up in one of Uncle Sam's safes, guarded by trusty employes. We have the key to the lock box." "I certainly can help in that mat ter," responded Madeline. "Let us plan to leave here early In the morn ing." Lieutenant Kimball slept in the fly ing machine to protect it against pos sible vandalism. The protection of Madeline was vouched to the care of the captain and major. The night passed without any disturbance. Morning found them rested. After a hurried breakfast they left for Wash ington, where they arrived in good spirits. A sedan was taken to the Bureau of Standards. After some red tape, permission was granted Madeline to enter the premises. The necessary apparatus was set up. the chart brought from the safe, and the radium set to work. The action would take ten hours. As the four sat in a group watch ing the play of rays, Madeline said, "Father deBircd to turn over his work to the United States Government, but could not come to any terms. The Government experts say there's little radium bearing ore in this country. Father discovered Immense deposits, and the chart will show where they are located. The two important oreB are carnotlte and pitch-blend. "My father also perfected an In strument by means of which the pos sessor can locals certain animated objects. He callAd it rado-scope. I am going to give tone to each of tou It Tnafi, stand you flu good Btead some aay. At tho end of ten hours' radium ac tion, the experiment was discon tinued, and tho chart placed In the safe. The four workers left the bu reau, entered a limousine, and In a short time arrived at the Raleigh well satisfied with their day's work. After dinner, which was rather late, the three admirers saw to it that Madeline was provided with every comfort. She had not been molested for aome time, .and it was believed now was a propitious time to attend to a few matters demanding attention. Tho three men compared notes. It waa concluded that the duties of Captain Henderson and Lieutenant Kimball wero the most pressing. These two officers, with great reluctance, left Madeline In the major's charge. The young Jady was accustomed to liberty, plenty of fresh air and tho lour walls got on her nerves. She did not relish the restraint and asked the major whether there was not a placo for a little diversion of some kind to remove the monotony. But, protested Archie, where can we so and be safe. "What no safe place in this beautiful city?" queried the girl. She shared the feeling of the lonesome war worker. These had been stirring times for the staid old city of Washington. Time had been when the city pur sued the even tenor of its ways with out anything causing very much bustle, but with tho advent of the war and Its numerous war workers both in uniform and out things be gan to change. Rooms were scarce, cars and lunch rooms were over crowded and things in general took on a different hue. With so many strangers' full of new and old Ideas, brought from other cities, it was but natural that some new forms' of amusement should crop up. These made- themselves known in the so-called Greenwich village places like the Silver Sea Horse and the Krazy Kat, nice cob webby places with futurist pictures on the walls, small wooden tables. J rickety chairs and candles for lights nere ine laoies can ynjuy a tiuuicuo over a cup of tea or coffee with, cakes or ginger bread while their escorts talk art, music, or literature to Peggy or. Poll or some other young artist or dancer. Places where the cares Of running the war could be laid aside by the I army or naVal officer or -the cares of running the -country "would not weigh so heavily upon some mem ber of Congress. And it was whis pered about, that If one was "in on the know" a little wine might even be procured in some of these pjaces 'in dr"y Washington. It is too late for the theater, movies too Blow, no cabarets, and so far as I can see there Is nothing in view except the "Krazy Kat" replied Archie, "but let's go, you and I, let us enjoy ourselves together for a short time somewhere," responded Madeline. So It was arranged, and about "an hour later they -were drawing to a stop near Thomas Circle. After wan dering around in several blind alleys and trying several garage and stable doors in -endeavoring to 'find the place, they were attracted by a sound of laughter on the second floor of a stable, and, pushing open a swinging door, crossing-a lumber-Uttered room, and climbing a narrow winding stair case, they found themselves in the midst Of a smoke-filled, dimly light ed room that was fairly well filled with laughing, noisy people, who seemed to be having just the beat time in the world, with no one to see and no one to care who saw. Madeline and Archie sat down to one of the small tables and, ordering some coffeo and gingerbread, pre pared for an evening of fun. Made line, as she looked around the room, which was thick with smoke1, both men and women smoking, and very dimly lighted by candles stuqst in empty beer and whiskey bottles, saw at a corner table across the room Fuller. Mrs. Thayer, and Snyder, ear nestly engaged In conversation. What rn Aartli YinA hrmiBit tTintri hpr? She pointed them out to Archie, but as he did not seem to be alarmed she promptly forgot them and gave her attention to the other people around her. Lieutenant Kimball and Captain Henderson had. In the meanwhile, been trying to locate Madeline and Archie by means of their radioscopes, and after they had found them at onrs started for the Krazy Kat to Joix. ai.d to surprise them. As the evening wore on the Krazy Kat patrons became noislor and more hilarious, and in some of the corners one could hear the pop of a cork being drawn and the gurgle of liquids pouring from a bottle. Some of those present had brought in some Baltimore "Joy Juice" and were preparing for a large evening. About this time Captain Henderson and Lieutenant Kimball came up the rickety stairway and, spying out Made line and Archie, joined them. Snyder, Fuller, and Mrs. Thayer had Joined a party where the fun was at its height All the candles in their vicinity were blown out Others took the hint and soon all were out except two. Every thing was shrouded in darkness. The persons that were moving about looked like specters in the light of the two remaining candles. Suddenly a shot ran out and a flash of fire lighted up the room while the smell of burnt gun powder mingled with, the screams of tho ladies. Some one was shooting a revolver. Almost at once the room was flooded with an intense white glare that came from two monster flashlights held in the left hands of two men who stood at the head of the stairway. In their right hands they held very business-like revolvers and calmly an nounced "The houso is pinched." Con fusion reigned, and as the clang of a patrol bell sounded outside the crowd gathered together and went down in sin gle file and climbed into the waiting wagons. All were hauled to the police station, and here most of the offenders were released upon personal bonds, but somehow Snyder, Fuller, and Mrs. Thayer were held on charges of disor derly conduct and'were lodged in cells at the Eighth precinct along with Bevcral others. Madeline, Major Knowles, Captain Henderson and Lieutenant Kimball were allowed to go, and went quickly to the Raleigh, sliding into Madeline's apnj-tment for a conference. They thought with Snyder, Fuller and Mrs. Thayer temporarily detained they would at least be unmolested for awhile by them. Wily Wu bad certainly been mak ing himself scarce of late. It seemed so strange not to have the crafty Chink continually bobbing up, but we shall soon learn the reasons. No one knew of his whereabouts for several weeks. He tried to get possession of the chart and secret by Intrigue and threat even In the name of the great 9 J Buddha, but the brave girl stoically refused to surrender her father's work to thos$ not entitled to share It The secret was not an alchemy heritage of a Chinese servant. Wu was obsessed to secure the coveted prize. It would give him prestige. The phony triangle the goat devoured and never gave up was one of several copies made by Wu from the supposed original in his possession. He later came Into control of a chart from which a triangle had been cut He found that the triangle fitted into the triangular space in the chart He now felt that the coveted secret was iri-hls hands, and the real own ers of the chart would soon be Hot on his trail. The notion got into his Oriental head that the sooner he got ont of sight the better. The underground world in Wash ington was well known to him, but ho felt that It was not devious enough to make for security. New York, furthermore, presented a more inviting field. The idea was imme diately acted on. Wu Tsang quickly repaired to bis room, packed a small handbag with a few necessary per sonal effects, had a conveyance called ! and soon taxied to the Union Station. xiere ne purchased accommoda tions and a few moments later wa3 speeding to the big city as fail as our swiftest train could take him. Well, he knew that once in New. York's Chinatown with its many opium dens; all supopsedly .closed but still In full operation; houses With secret stair cases; tunnels and passage ways. Joss houses, etc; he would be out of dan ser. , Having in his possession the chart, as he supposed, and being protected from harm or interruption from the outside world by the members of the Red Poppy a tong very powerful in Chjna, and with members in every big city in the United States he could use the cunning Oriental brains to ferret out the secret Methods could also be worked out to get it back to the Flowery Kingdom, increase its power and appease the gods. Wu was always mindful of himself. If this could all be accomplished he would be elevated to heights of power heretofore undreamed of by any mem ber of the yellow race. Six hours after leaving Washington he was swallowed up late on a Saturday after- noon by the seething throng that In- uaoiiu yaiDMown. une nan nour later he was in conference with twelve other members of his race. All were members of the Red Poppy,' secured against interruption by & ring of sentries with orders to kill any intruder. The clan held many conclaves, but little progress- was made. No one was found who could interpret the figures and signs on the chart Some thing was wanting. One chief even suggested that the chart Wu Tsang had represented a camouflage. The Oriental spellbinder was be ginning to feel a creepy sensation coming over him that the chart might be spurious. What would happen to him if this proved correct must be left to conjecture. He certainly would not have enough cast left to I cast a shadow behind him If he realty I escaped the 'noose. Wu TBang- was . sweating blood. I Wu, being kept in touch with th doings In Washington, soon learned that Snyder, Fuller and Mrs. Thayer were in confinement He believed for some time that they had been trying to double cross him and win for themselves the secret and here was his chance. He sent word at once to Washington, and the death machinery was started into motion. By aome means, known only to the wily Chinese brain, each of the three, aa they slept In their cella after their arreat, had a red poppy planed on their breeata directly over their h carta. That waa the death signal,' and nt an appointed time fa the wee amall hours each cell waa quietly en tered and a gleaming-, keen-edged knife snapeaded over every poppy by mean of a delicate silken thread ad justed so that It would "break when disturbed by rertala vibrations. The time limit was only a few seconds off.. Somewhere In the distance a church clock bell tolled the boor of 3, and the three sharp blades descended swiftly Tomorrow! chapter will be written by Natalie Stunner Lincoln, well known Washington author of popu lar novels. The final $250 prise chapter win be published next Sunday. See ralea for contestants' on Page 13. FOLLOWING THE TRAIL OF "CAMOUFLAGED" By GEORGE H. DONOHUE. and now, Dr. Lyman P. Kebler, Bu reau of Chemistry, Department of Agriculture, comes to bat In the first half of the ninth and the eyeB of all Washington are watching with bated breath his delivery and all we can say, is read the story today, for In Chapter Twenty-eight you will dls- pover the nrr(p whlr xmt i.i, Stanton Connor had Implanted In the Dram oi Ainueiine Lucilo when she came to Washington. Dr. Kebler proves that even the scientist can re late things which to the average student are at times tiresome Iri a most interesting even thrilling style of diction as you will notice in his particular reference to my original story whore 1 claim that heat had 240 degrees which is far as I can go in the clemcntarles of chcmlntrv rnnit be equalized by -164. Breaking away from the cut-anl-drled ethics of Bciontlnc lore. Dr. Kebler has demonstrated very clev erly tho fact that ho, like Mr. Wilmeth, Major General Barnett and Lieut. John Flynn. has secretly hidden In the back of his head a very fine idea of the real art of short-story writing. Tou all know that tomorrow is th twenty-ninth and deciding chapter of this serial. Miss Natalie Sumner Lin coln, editor of the D. A. R. Magazine, is writing that twenty-ninth chapteV, as you are reading this story, and It will be from her viewpoint that you will get the final triangular line and possibly the clue to the missing link of this remarkable literary contest. You will nnd In addition to Miss Lincoln's story tomorrow the result of a conference whlnVi t -n.m nj take this afternoon with Major Pull man, Inspector Grant, and Detectives Burllngham and Kelley, all of whom have consented to permit me to ask them a few questions as to what they would do nrnvlrtlnf nfr. n 'n,.. fiaged" was a real story In this city, ana you warn 10 reap tnis story as It will be a corker because I am going to write it and tbjjt's going some. 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Try this test with any other tobacco and we will let Tuxedo stand or fall on your judgment "Your Nose Knows" ) Guaranteed by V V 1 cdwe&rK i INCORPORATU) - Total Casualties Announced Now 270,718$ 47 Dead and 138 Wounded In T odays Ll The War Department gave out four army casualty lists t4r "wfcfck contained 187 names, bringing the total for the' army up; to 3S,$J1. No marine corn's casualty list was: issued, but the total previoaBiy rftporUd for that arm of the service -was 5,834. The total for loth array and marine iorps so far announced isnow 270,718. The army lists issued today contained the names of & killed 3a ac tion, 9 died from wounds, 6 died from accident and other causes, 26 H& of disease, 9 wounded severely, 74 wounded to s degree Uadetersiiaesi, 55 wounded slightly, and 2 missing in action. DIED FBCM ACCIDENT AND OTHER CAUSES CORPOKAXS. Canada, "Nora Scotia, 'Frank H. Breton. Ohio, Warren, "Leo O. Reynolds. PRIVATES. I4U, Lejraaport, Jake Cohen. V. Jm , Trentoa Anthony D. Fr&sceHs. 6sL, Saa Braaralao, William II. lawsoa. Moat., SUueaia, Dewey V. Shnpsoa. , ' DEED OF DISEASE. CQRPORAIS. WMh Hosat Vernon, Ellsworth E. Albert ton. Pa,, Apollo, Charles B. Ewfer. Mis.,. BIloxJ, Cheater O. Hayes. MECHANICS. TT. J., Hsledoa, 'Raymond M. Berneseoal. CaL, Lonz Beach, Eddie M. Brown. CHAUFFEUR. Mont., Great Falls, Roland TV. Bradley. COOK. ' IT. y Xew York. Edward Waller; CIVILIAN. Holland, Gronenirer, Albert Heer. PRIVATES Ohio, ClBcIaaatl, Thonias P. Anr. lad Lafayette, Theodore W. Baamrardt. Miss., Jackiofit Jack H. .Bor. Abu, Ar kadelphla, Joan Boyd. Mas., CharlestowB. Arthur J. BrlcMey. MlehSt. James, William J. Bern. Col., Paso Bobles, William A. Caldwell. The Japanese Way to Doesn't Htirt a The Magic Touch of Ice-Mint Soreness, Then the' Com Off. Try it. Yoor Feet Just a touch of Ice-Hint and "Ob,!" what relief. Corns and callouses vanish, soreness disappears and yon can dance all nijrht or wall all day and -your corns won't hnrt & bit. No matter what you. have fled or hoy many times you have .been disap pointed, here is, real help-for you at last. From the very second that Ice-Mint touches that sdre. tender -corn your poor tired, aching- feet will feel so cool, easy and comfortable that you will Just sijarh with relief. Think of it; just a Hue touch, of that delightful, coolin? Ice-Mint and real foot Joy is yours. o matter how old Tobacco "four Lnocoare Nose .j- "-... v Kill csPttJssLssvsss tEn It sbs1sss SJSBTsyyWsasBSssr&j Lasassl Ps. Cory. Strtea M. Chaesssa. X. y Breokjya, Kesfee Deteooff. riu. rauaooisaia,. Jiimer w. nafctisna. ra., Houu&TSBBrsv Aden V. natc n. ., Aosecea, inartes furred Mo Lexlnxtea, MIKsa He. ., jaenDarg. xemauo ure. 77. Y- Xew York. Tfeemair J. MtnUu. ."Ho, -Wsihtftirtoa, Sreaerlefc C. Sfscol. -r. j.tf jsHuisio, .scrums mi vokms Vfr braeat. S. DH L&cas, John Oliver WsdaeS, KILLED IN ACTIO!! PRXYAXBS, Ohio, ClaeiaaaU. WKaaa BoKe. Tean Johnson City. Eraeai K. Gwrdatcc Kaas CoWwftJer, WllHsua K. Message. Moat,, Fersythe, Gerhard Otoea. Ak, Spring- Garden, Porter J. Seedy. W&9&, Seattle, Harry E. Reqss, t DIED OF WOUNDS. SERGEANT. 2f. Y., Rochester. Frank E. Sofeertsaow. CORPORAL. Ho Odessa, Edgar L. McNeeL PRIVATES. Mich., McMtnaa, Anthony W. Brewritsf. Minn.. Ererrreta, Thorns Float. 8. Baku, Herrlek, Artaar Frssler. Sweden, JHobe, John E. Joaasoa. Hsm RoxBsry, John C. aTeMey. CaL. Stockton, Adam Klein. N. J., Jersey Ctty, MlKen May. Remove Corns Bit Easy and Simple Does It, , Jost a Touch Stj or CaHcos Shrivels and Lifts Will Feel Cool and Eiotv or touch your pet corn is ne'wtff shrivel right up and you eas frtek hlm out after a touch of Ice-Hint, No- pain, not a bit of soreness, siUMr when applying: if Or afterwards, aad it doesn't even Irritate the skin. Ice-Mint is the real Japanese ae cret of fine, healthy little feet. JPra rents foot odors and keeps' them cool, sweet and comfortable. It Is turn selling like wildfire here. 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