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THE MASTER KEY
Bv John Fleming Wilson
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COPYRIGHT. I»14, BV JOHN FLEMING WILSON
She thanked hire, and together they
entered the elevator and were lifted to
their floor. In the hallway Ruth grave
ly shook bands and said "Good night."
John tried to hold her little h.:nd long
er than was needful, but she shook
her head and slipped away to her own
room, just down a short ball. He
watched her open the door and turned
ti go to his own room when a thought
*tmck him. and he called gently.
' Rnthr
She came back quietly. "I'm so glad
you called me." she said, with evident
nervousness. "After all. it's ridiculous
ly early to go to bed. go tor a
ride some more."
They went out through Golden Gate
park and after a brief stop on the
bright beach came back, into town by
way of the Presidio.
Ruth was BOW quieted, and as they
got out at the hotel she sighed hap
pily.
"That was beautiful. John," she said.
At the desk the clerk handed Johu a
cote addressed in a crabbed hand. He
tors tt open, glnuced at the contents
and turned to Rnth.
"Old Tom Kane got here tonightT'
be exclaimed. "He came while we
were out nnd left this note for me."
Ruth's face lit up wonderfully.
"Where is he? Where is he:" she de
manded. "1 want to see him."
At her door be left her with a hasty
"I'll be right In as soon as Tom comes,
Rath."
"All right!" she called back, and
opened her door as he opened his own.
She paused on the threshold at the
sight within. A tell man in a light
mask was delving into the desk and
rummaging among her papers and be
longings. At the sight of her he quick
ly thrust a bundle of papers Into his
pocket and slipped toward the open
window. Then Ruth understood and
screamed for help.
John Dorr heard that call and In
three bounds was In her room. She
pointed to the open window, gasping:
"Tlist way! The thief! He stole the
deeds!"
Without a word Dorr leaped to the
window. It opened on a fire escape.
He peered down. No one. He looked
pp. A slight figure was mounting
j A'llckly and silently toward the roof.
Within another instant. John had
swung himself out on the ladder and
was climbing rapidly after the un
known housebreaker. He paid no at
tention to Ruth's agonised cry after
him: "John: John: Don't go after
him: He'll hurt your'
Helpless'y she peered out of the win
down and saw the two figures going
swiftly up toward the crest of the
building. The seconds seemed hours
ns she watched. Then she saw John
stnmble and catch himself. That de
tided her. She picked up her skirts
and stepped out on the platform her
self. Then she gingerly swung her
self out on the iron ladder and com
mence*! to climb upward. She saw the
thief reach the cornice and crawl over,
then John. She struggled on up sob
bing'#. bruising her tender hands on
the rusty rods. Once or twice she
stopped and called: "John! John:"
There was no answer.
Then she reaKzed that there was an
;!ier on the ladder below her. She
nearly lost her grip and fell. Surely
t must be some accomplice of the
thief! She hastened her way up the
adder, not daring to look down again.
At last she gained the cornice, where
the ladder 1 cut suddenly outward and
she must perforce almost hang sus
pended by her hands. But she man
aged to surmount this difficulty and
stumbled forward on the roof of the
iiotel.
At first glance she saw no one. The
roof wa« huge, broken here and there
by skylights and chimneys and air
♦hafts. The shadows east by the moon
say dark and strange across the tarry
jravel.
"John. John!" she called softly.
Then again, in terror, she cried shrilly:
"John! Oh. John:"
At that moment the figure of the
masked man slipped from behind one
»f the chimneys and made for the fire
She realized that he was es
raplcg. Where was John? She wnv
*red. Could he be killed? She cried
igaln, "John"'
She Etood directly In the way of th«
tfave Color in Your Cheeks
Be Getter Looking—Take
Olive Tablts
If your skin is yellow— complexion
II tong "ated—appetite poor
■■"nu have a t>ad taste in your mouih—a
azy. no-sood feeling—you should take
Slive Tablets.
Or. Edwards' Olive Tablets—a sub
stitute for calomel—were prepared l>v
Dr. Edwards after 1? years ot study
s-ith his patients.
Or. Edwards' Olive Tablets are a
jurely vegetable <-omoound mixed with
•live oil. You will know them by their
•live color.
If you want a clear, pink skin, bright
•yes. no pimples, a feeling of buoyancy
Jke childhood days, you must gel at
SIP causr.
Or. Edwards' Olive Tablets act on the
Ivor and bowels like <-alomel—-yet have
dangerous after effects.
They start the bile and overcome
onstipation That's why millions of
foxes are soli! annually at 10c and "Jie
>er box. All druggists
Take one or tv.o nightly and note the
»l«as!nsc results
The ulive Tablet Company, Colum
ttia. O—Advertisement.
Try Telegraph Want Ads.
MONDAY KVENING, RARRISBURG iSBB TELEGRAPH JANUARY 11,1915
man making for the ladder, and ha
paused at the sight of that eerie figure.
The hesitation was fatal to his pur
pose. Dorr darted across the roof and
grasped for him. With a swift turu
the thief leaped over a skylight a.nd
commenced to run hither and thither,
trying to evade John, who was not to
he put off now that he had full sight
of his quarry.
Ruth watched the chase with hands
tensely ctasped over her bosom. She
could not stir from her position In the
full moonlight, near the edge of the
roof, nor did she move when Dorr fin
ally caught his uian and tripped him.
They fell together on the roof and
rolled over and over. e«ch trying to
balk the other of a good hold. The
fighting was furious, for Pell, still un
der the spell of drugs. was possessed
of tremendous strength which even
Dorr's hard muscles could not over
come.
Suddenly Ruth heard a familiar
voice behiud her saying. "I'll be dad
blamed If It alu't a fight:" She did nol
turn. Her eyes were fixed on the two
writhing men.
Suddenly Pell started to roll over to
ward the edge of the roof, drnggiug
John after him. This new danger ap
palled the girl. She watched with fas
cinated eyes.
John Dorr was well out of breath by
this time and knew his man. It was
a desperate struggle, for the thief was
fighting for his freedom and possibly
his life. So Dorr settled down to hold
him until his wild strength ebbed and
he could handle him.
Henry Pell, on the other hand, knew
precisely his plight and saw with ex
actness what would happen to him un
less he escaped the huge arms that
tied him down. I.lke all men of his
class, he was averse to carrying weap
ons. Tonight he cursed himself for be
ing unarmed. One shot, the fire escape
and away: That being impossible, he
planned another mode of getting away.
In pursuance of It, he gradually work
ed himself nearer and nearer to the
escape ladder. If he could once get
Ills hands on those Irou rails and swing
himself over, his assailant must in
evitably either let go or drop over.
Pell knew the steel strength of his
own arms, practiced for years In just
such tricks.
But the presence of a second man
right in front of the ladder, as he
perceived through his blurred eyes,
rendered that hope out of the ques
tion. In desperate fury he kicked
Dorr violently, tore one arm loose and
drove his bony fist like a bullet into
John's throat.
This forced Dorr for the moment to
let him go. Pell rushed swiftly toward
the ladder. He was halted by the
sight of a perfectly level gun held in
the hand of a man who evidently knew
how to use It. He darted back, and
John caught him again, this time with
a well directed blow that felled him.
A second later the thief was helpless,
lying almost at the very edge of the
roof. He was trapped and he knew It.
There was but one thing to do, get
rid of the evidence that he had beeu
thieving. With a flirt of his elbow, he
managed to send the bundle of papers
which had fallen out of his pocket
over the coping and into the air. Then
he choked up to Dorr.
"Are you mad?"
! "Mud?" i»anted Dorr, letting his hold
relax. At this moment Ruth came out
j of her stupor and ran up to them, fol
lowed up by an old man, who had also
l * > 3
* s
Ik
V-
Ruth and the Deeds to the Mine.
i«me up the fire escape. Ruth cried
out. "John:" then "Are you hurt,
: John?"
"Ruth:" he gasped. Then his eyes
iit on the form behind her and he
shouted, ."Toui Kuue:"
By this time the tumult had attract
ed attention in the hotel and a half
dozen employees and the house detec
tive emerged from the stairway to de
mand an explanation.
John started to explain, loosening his
! hold «n the prostrate thief, when the
I letter with « quick twist of bis lithe
I body (reed himself and darted away.
; Dorr s|»ed after him instantly.
To IIA llfwiliniiMl U I*/LNN-''-"
CALL mi -ANY "PHONE. First to pruent the ntw CALL 1991-ANY "PHONE, "fr •&
Xk> -°- U^ D - , -° 0J Chin-Chin Sailor, in Harris /) TOUNOTD 1 _».
J3jpWflUl4l4 Ja to E z y iK^r
HANMAUUMA* POPULAR MWHTIT STOM V J MAMNIBUNAH POPULA* DOWJVTHBNT STOM
The First Harris - Mid-Winter Clearance Reductions On
burg baby Horn
Fur Coats, Fur Sets & Separate Furs
the New \ ear had ceased, or
w~ Offering Remarkable Savings
ing. a little babv girl was pre- a
ovMc,'°i' r R,n" d fo On
whom we present the prize for
Vear hr as l per on" offer *ve Every Fur Coat, Fur Set, Muff and Scarf has been lowered in price for
would like to have had a Fairv j» j* I
present this token, that she immediate disposal.
oSer'rSt "of" Happiness Besides the very low prices offered, you also have the benefit of wearing
for every New Year to come. these garments f or t H e greater part of the winter.
Just Unpacked the S° me Are Marked at Half, and Even a Third of the Regular Price*
Daintiest of Under- Red Fox Sets. $13.98 formerly up to $20.00.
rr .L Black Syrian Fox Sets, $10.00; formerly up to
garments ror the $20.00
2ale - Black Wolf setS ' to formerly up to
These in addition to our already Hudson Seal Sets, $25.00 to $30.00; formerly up / (\
large assortment of handsome mus- cjq qq / —jMr \
linwear presents an unequaled dis- s Ja Hk g t . $15.00 to $30.00; formerly up to \
play, and ot vast importance are the c-^nn
splendid price values in the last re- $?0.00. r i .. onrt
ceivement. Included are: Natural Wolf Sets, $1 —.00; formerly up to SIB.OO. ;t |
Dainty Corset Covers of batiste French Coney Sets, trimmed with I"itch, $12.00; |_ r —I
with wide ribbon-run beading front formerly up to $20.00. , * IWfli
and back: special . 2.1? Natural Raccoon Sets, $15.00; formerly up to " ~J
Stvles at »Oe are pretty and . V^WlM\*aJ
varied. All-over embroiderv styles. _ _ \ Jf fTj&x lus \| . y
ribbon drawn at top: also sheer CrenuitlC Civet Lat Sets, $30.00, formci K up to \ *"*"/
nainsook covers with wide em- $50.00. \il D /
broidery insertion and lace. Another Hudson Seal and Mole Sets, $40.00; formerly up to ivC- ~-<u v /
is embroiderv trimmed, with lace
edging and many are the styles of " K * olinsk Sets $15.00; formerly up to $25.00. m
embroiderv beading run with dainty f 11 o . 't. \m.
ribbon. Splendid reductions on all Mink and Sable bets.
Handsome Gowns at 85£ —one is FUR COATS ■HMHfit .
a good $1.25 value; made in Em- 50-inch p c t $25.00; formerly $50.00. 11
pire stvle with voke of wide em- \poa AA r i <s./nnA / I
broidcrv. run with wide ribbon. Full Near Seal Coats, S»>O.OU. fornierl\s(To.oo. / L J
length and low cut neck. Two Pony Coat, new short model, $25.00; formerly $35. // OT ///
models feature the high and Y- Marmot Mink Coats, good for motoring, $25.00; // o]\ 111
neck with yokes of tiny cluster tucks formerly SSO 00 i< fl ft r H
and embroidery While of soft nain- Two' Near Seal Coats, short models; not the latest / ' flj )
soolc is another st\le cut extra
showing a yoke of tiny tucks and styles but splendid tor dri\ ing, SB.OO and sl'( .00, / /I I
embroidery bands. formerly $20.00 and 530.00. ' /j fj
Gowns at T.le—low. round neck SEPARATE PIECES //. /
styles: trimmed at yoke and sleeves Caracul Neckpieces, 4S?; formerly $2.00. ff/
with embroidery, run with neat rib- " . -I, oj-i « c , c./nr*
bon. Near Seal Mufts. $1.48; formerly $4.00. / J
Gowns at 98c—Empire stvle with Fox Muffs, $4.98; formerly SIO.OO second Fioor-BOWMAN-s.
low. square necks, trimmed with French Coney Mutts, S2.HB; formerly SIO.OO.
u ide S^ct^e^ r r °-BowMANs. ° dd lot of Neckpieces, at $1.98; formerly up to sl2.
Of the Latest Henderson Corset Modes, Important
We Invite Your Inspection
Watch Tomorrow
There is no part of women's attire that deserves more careful consideration than the corset — Night's Announcement
the foundation of perfect fitting garments. 0 f the
Henderson Corsets are unsurpassed for style, beauty and comfort, as well as for workmanship
and materials. ! C §■ 1
1 hey merit the universal approbation that is extended to them by thousands of women who are \jreat January
acquainted with their excellent qualities. - t
You may b e interested in a detailed description of several good models, and of the moderate Vj# JL \z¥/g
Coutil Corsets for Several Models at $2.00, fea- Another model, of WKirli Start*
Pfc the average figure tures low. medium and high bust, double strength, has MI A A I 194k
™T .. . ' with elastic gores in skirt that ad- , t , , Wednesday, Jan. 13th
J J with sott top and rc- j ust the body pertectly to every po- graduated clasps, K. A I J
f \ inforced clasp (low sition. Made of coutil. excellent for medium '
bust and long skirt) Fine Brocade Model for the aver- anc l full figures. Me- I —laiF
I t lll Come at SSI 50 age figure, features a low bust, long ' dium bust and long "
skirt, and the free hip. Wide elastic . P»EKffPr . O *i.L i. <b O C
! ! JJm\ Henderson Cor- gores at bottom, and heavy hose. sk,rt • heav - v hose W7{ M OWltctieS at SZ.D3
•i / . "Li! sets at «1.00 one supporters; priced at *3.00 .supporters. Sfrl.OO. , #/jjj| I\\ An unusual value. Switches of
)ilrflffflV rnn,« in lial,t Elastic Reducing Corsets for the A splendid Nurs- (/ft ft J I soft, natural wavy hair, mounted on
model comes mhght CVCJ) distribution Si surp lu s tlesh. inp Dorset with <W[i\ I short stems, so well adapted to the
V lk'3 weigh coutll for comes in low and medium Dust g ' present mode of hairdressing. To
sllSht ana medifim models with long hips for average h 'g h bllst and me- | morrow only.
/i figures, and features or full figures. Elastic gores front dium hips; also WTjlfCrfl (\\ e will make your own comb-
free hip boning. and back. Price is $3.00 comes at ... .00 fWJ fl ings into a switch at the special
1 I / Second FIoor—BOWMAN'S. - 'll price Ot Second Floor-
PROBE IBMTS!
OF KLEIN CO. STOCK
I
i
Trustee Starts Equity Suit to Dis
cover to Whom Bulk
Was Paid
*
W.ii 1 ii » Suit in equity to [
Ihi It' 111 Jdtscovcr how ir.uch, j
hen, where and to j
the capital!
of the Klein j
company, the Mar- ,
Square furnish-'
MMBSKSamL! era. was paid, was
fiffIBjSSEHSyMI begun Saturday byj
X nelllKaSSH ob J ' Conklln, trus-j
against Otto i
rr " ' ir.d Matilda Klein i
and Harry and Mabel Bing. The de- ,
fendants are required to answer j
within thirty days.
Conk lin sets forth in his statement i
r.f complaint that the schedule showed j
expenditures totaling 5U6.771.83. '
IVbts were contracted in excess of |
the capital stock of SiO.OOO the stale- |
i i lent further alleges, and only SI,OOO
worth of the clock is shown by the!
| books to have been paid in. The,
; trustee rouorts that about IS.UOO »'Mi
{netted by the sale of the furnishings
| and stock of the store.
Law Examining Board to Meet. —
The first meeting of the board of law
examiners of the Dauphin county bar
to be held In 1915 is scheduled for
this evening. The applications for
examination tvill be filed with Attor
' ney John T. Brady, the secretary.
Common Picas Tijxstaves.—Tip
! staves who will serve next week at
! the January term of Common Pleas
!court will include M. F. Graham. John
! Pottorf, Robert W. Green. Joshua W.
; Porter. William Reed. John H. Kil
; linger, Robert Carrington, John W.
'Cash. Benjamin Hippie. Harry Fulch
! ner, W. H. Altland. George Gibbons,
iJohn Bryan. Martin Wise and J. W.
, Whiting.
! Federal Court Begins Today at
Sunbury.—-The midwinter term of
.United States Court for the middle
• district opened to-day at Sunbury with
|j Federal Judge C. B. Witmer presid
ing. Among the civil case.s listed is
Ithe suit of Samson J. Friendly against
'the Cumberland Valley Telephone
I Company.
INDIAN SKELETON FOUND
Sptrtai lo Tkt T tit traph
i Pequea. Pa., Jan. 11. —A
!evidently of an liyiian, was unen.-.hed
I here Saturday by » number of men
in a field. They also found several
1 arrowheads. The skull was In very
J good condition and the neck was at
; tired with beads of stone. The skele
ton was in a sitting position.
REVIEW WORK OF
1 RESCUE MISSION
Plans Made For Increasing Scope
of Work; Elect Officers and
Directors at Meeting
The Interests of the City Rescue
Mission, located at 5 North Fifth
street, were discussed at a meeting
held in the office of James W. Barker,
in the Masonic Temple Saturday aft
ernoon.
Arrangements were made for mass
meetings to be held in Chestnut street
hall Tuesday, February 2. The after
noon session will be for women only.
It. will be followed with a board meet
ing. In the evening a mass meeting
for men only will bo held.
Among the speciai features of the
program will be an address by Mel
vln E. Trotter, founder of the chain
ot fifty missions scattered through the
United States.
During the short period of its exist
ence the local mission station has ac
complished much good. Twelve
persons have professed conversion.
Griffith Jones, of Scranton, has been
elected superintendent.
The City Rescue Mission and the
Work under the direction of Melvln
Trotter haa been endorsed by Evange
list "Billy" Sunday and Dr. H. W.
Stough.
The following officers were elected:
President, James W r . Barker; vice
president, I,uther Mlnter; secretary,
W. G. Ilean; treasurer, Fred Kelker;
directors, Philip Reed, Harvey Buck,
E. S. Schilling, E. F. Weaver and
R. F. Webster.
Why Are Electric Light
Bills Higher in Winter?
This is the season of the year when
the Irate householder rushes down to
the electric light office and complains
about his bill.
"Just take a look at that!" shouted
one complainant as he slammed the
bill down on the cashier's window. "Jt'o
twice as much as It was In September
when 1 had a house full of company and
just the three of us all alone last
month, eh?"
The cashier took a look as he smiled.
"Of course," he nodded, "Quite na
turally."
"Quite naturally, eh!" snorted Mr.
Householder. "1 suppose If I burned
candles your bill would be Just "
"If you burned candles your bill
would be exactly the same proportion,"
interrupteti the cashier. "That Is you
would burn about twice as many
candles in December as you did in Sep-
CASTORIA For Infants and Children
Thi Kind You Haw Always Bought of 6
tember."
Then the cashier took down a little
chart, handed It to the customer and
began to explain.
"Just suppose you went to bed at 9
o'clock every night in the year. In
September the sun sets at 6:09 p. ni.
and it Is dusky at 6:20 p. m., so you
have to turn on the electric lights at
that hour. This means you would have
to burn the lamps two hours and forty
minutes before retiring. At the end of
the month you would burn the lamps
a total of eighty-two hours. Now De
cember is the darkest month of tli«
year, the sun sets at 4:49 p. m., nnd it
begins to get dark or dURky at 3:211 p.
m.. so you have to light the lamp*. This
makes a total of nearly six hours a
clay or 175 hours for the month. So,
you see. tii» hours for December lamp
light are twlco as many as In Septem
ber."
BLACK AVd WHITE VEILINGS
At the present time one of the
smartest con-.bloat'ons In the market la
a black rneWi veiling bordered wtt!:
white velvet ribbon, saya the Dry
Gr.oiis Economist. Some of the han-
Homest of the liandrun novelties are
also treated In this fashion. Sand-col
ored borders on black, on brown or on
eand f»rc a!»o smart. Both velvot and
satin borders continue In request. Vel
vet. however nna somewhat the pref
erence. ATi-black veilings continue t"
lead In volume of sales. Itrowna rank
Vnext in Importance.
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