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Ph;iiciu and Surgeon Office State Bask Buildiac Kendrick, Idaho. KENDRICK LODGE NO. 26. A. F. <SL A. M. Meets every second and GV ,ast Thursda y °* die month E. W. Luts, W. M. A. V. Dunkle, Sec re ta rr. Regular Meals 40c Short Orders all day Prompt Service Lunches Served Any Time Mrs. Minnie McDowell N. R. Shepherd The Auctioneer TROY. IDAHO. BLACKSMITH First class work done Years of Experience Wm. Meyer KENDRICK, IDAHO Barber Shop Courteous Treatment Satisfaction Guaranteed William R.offers MM'S EMISE HASSLER SHOCK ABSORBERS The proper equipment for all Ford cars and trucks. Autos Repaired or Overhauled Oxy Acetylene Welding and Lathe Work 'Charges Reasonable] All work is guaranteed Terms Cash Residence Phone 726 Kendrick Dray and Ice Co. Frank Chamberlain,'Prop. Hagan & Cushing Butchers and Packers It you have anything to sell in beef pork or mutton, Phone 17 Moscow, Idaho Price on top hogs this week 8c F. O. B. Moscow A. H. OVERSMÏTH Attorney-at-Law Urquhart Buildiac Third Straat Moscow, Idaho Dr. tS. A. Roe Practice Limited to Diseases of the Eye, Ear, Note and Throat Glasses Fitted Office Over Beach's Store LEWISTON, IDAHO WEBSTER -MAN'S MAN & Peter B. Kyne Author of "Cappy . Ricks," "The'Valley of the Giants," Etc. cof ,ri| itv W« a kjai CHAPTER V.—Dolores' father, Rtcardo Huey, president of Sobrunte, had been killed in a revolution led by Sarros, the present executive. Dolores, a child of eight, was smuggled out of the country by Mother Jenks and supported by her In the United States. The old woman, ashamed of her occupation and habits of life, fears to meet Dolores, and sends Geary to the boat to say she has gone to the United States. CHAPTER VI.—'Webster, on his way to Sobrante, Is taken ill on the train, and Is In a hospital at New Orleans two weeks. Geary bungles his mission, Dolo res easily seeing through his story. She greets Mother Jenks as her friend and benefactor. Geary falls desperately in love with the girl. (Chapter VII Continued) "Well, suppose I buy one ticket for myself and the other for—well, for ray valet, let us say. Of course," he added brightly, "I haven't engaged the valet yet and even should I do so I wouldn't be at all surprised If the ras cal missed the boat!" The clerk glanced at him with a slow smile, and pondered. "Well," he said presently. "If you care to buy a ticket for your valet, I'm sure I shouldn't worry whether or not he catches the boat. If my records show that the space Is sold to two men and the purser collects two tickets, I think you'll be pretty safe from intrusion." "To the harassed traveler," said Mr. Webster, "a meeting with a gentleman of your penetration Is as refreshing as a canteen of cool water In the des ert. Shoot!" and he produced a hand ful ftf gold. "I will—provided I have one empty cabin,'' and the clerk turned from tha counter to consult his record of berths already sold aud others reserved but not paid for. Presently he faced Webster at the counter. "The outlook is very blue,'' he an nounced. "However. I have one berth SOUO »fr L "The Outlook Is Very Blue. 1 In No. 34 reserved by a gentleman who was to call for It by two o'clock to-day." He looked at his watch. "It Is now a quarter of one. If the reser vation Isu't claimed promptly at two o'clock I shall cancel It and reserve for you both berths in that room. If you will he good enough to leave me your name and address I will tele phone you after that hour. In the meantime, you may make reservation of the other berth In the same state room. I feel very confident that the reservation in No. 34 will not be called for, Mr.— er -" "Webster—John S. Webster. You are very kind, Indeed. I'm at the St. Charles." "Be there at a quarter after two, Mr. Webster, and you will hear from me promptly on the minute," the clerk assured him ; whereupon Webster paid for one berth and departed for hls hotel with a feeling that the clerk's report would be favorable. True to hls promise, at precisely a quurter after two. the ticket clerk telephoned Webster at. hls hotel that the berth In No. 34 had been canceled and the entire stateroom was now at bis disuosul. "If you will be good enough to give me the name of your valet," he con cluded, "I will fill in both names on my passenger manifest and send the tii'kets to your hotel by messenger Im mediately. You can then sign the tick ets—I have already slgued them as witness—and pay the messenger." "Well, I haven't engaged that valet as yet," Webster began. "What's the odds? He's going to miss the boat, anyhow. AU I require Is a name." "That ought to be a simple request ta comply with. Let me see !" "I read a book once, Mr. Wehster, and the valet In that book was called Andrew Bowers." "Bowers Is n fine old English name. Let us seek no further. Andrew Bow ers It Is." "Thank you. All you have to do then is to remember to sign the name. Andrew Bowers, to one ticket. Don't forget your valet's name now, and ball everything up," and the clerk hung up, laughing. Half an hour later n hoy from the steamship office arrived with the tick ets, collected for them, and departed, leaving John Stuart Webster singu larly pleased with himself and at peace with the entire world. A "large" dinner at Antoine's that night (Webser had heard of Antoine's dinners, both large and small and was resolved not to leave New Orleans un til he had visited the famous restaur ant), and a stroll through the pictur esque old French quarter and along the levee next day, helped to render hls enforced stay In New Orleans delight ful, Interesting, and instructive. For Sunday he planned an early morning visit to the old French market, around which still lingers much of the pic turesque charm and colorful romance of a day that Is done—that echo of yesterday, as It were, which has left New Orleans an Individuality as dis tinct as that which the olden, golden, godless days have left upon San Fran cisco. He rose before six o'clock, there fore; found a taxi, with the driver sound asleep Inside, at the curb in front of the hotel ; gave the latter hls Instructions, and climbed In. Opposite Jackson Square the cloy ing sweetness of palmetto, palm, and Hg burdened the air. Above the rumble of the taxi he could hear the distant babel of voices in the French market across the square, so he halted the taxicab, alighted, and handed the driver a hill. "I want to explore this square," he said. He had recognized It by the heroic statue of General Jackson peep ing through the trees. "I'll walk through the square to the market, and you may proceed to the market and meet me there. Later we will return to the hotel." A Creole girl—starry-eyed, beauti ful, rich with the glorious coloring of her race—passed him bound for the cathedral across the square, as Web ster thought, for 3he carried a large prayer book on her arm. Hls glance followed the girl down the walk. Presently she halted. A young man rose from a bench where he evidently had been waiting for her, and bowed low, hls hat clasped to his breast, as only a Frenchman or a Spanish grnndee can how. Webster saw the Creole girl turn to him with a little gesture of pleasure. She ex tended her hand and the young man kissed It with old-fashioned courtesy. John Stuart Webster with reverent and wistful eyes watched their meet lug. "Forty years old," he thought, "and I haven't spoken to a dozen women that caused me a second thought, or who weren't postmistresses or biscuit shooters! Forty years old and I've never been In love! Springtime down that little path and Indian summer in my old fool heart. Why, I ought to be arrested for failure to live!" The lovers were walking slowly, arm In arm, along the path by which the girl had come, so with a courtesy and. gentleness that were Innate in him, Webster stepped out of sight be hind the statue of Old Hickory ; for he did not desire, by hls mere pres ence, to intrude a discordant note in the perfect harmony of those two hu man hearts. He knew they desired that sylvan path to themselves: that evidently they had sought their early morning tryst in the knowledge that the square was likely to be deserted at this hour. The young man was speaking as they passed : his voice was rich, pleas ant, vibrant with the earnestness of what he had to say: with a pretty little silver mounted walking stick he slashed at spears of grass alongside the path ; the girl was crying a little. Neither of them had seen him, so he entered a path that led from them at right angles. He had proceeded but a few feet along this trail when, through a break in the shrubbery ahead of him, he saw two men. Brief as was his glimpse of them, Webster Instantly recognized the two Central Americans, he had seen In the steamship ticket office two days previous. They were not walking as walk two men abroad at this hour for a con stitutional. Neither did they walk as walk men churchward hound. A sllgUt, skulking air marked their prog ress. and caused Webster to wonder Idly what they were stalking. He turned into the path down which the two men had passed, not with the Slightest idea of shadowing them, but because hls destination lay in that direction. Both men had forsaken tlie graveled path und were walking on the soft'vel vet of blue grass lawn mat rrmged It! "Perhaps I'd better deaden my hoof heats also," John Stuart Webster soliloquized, and followed suit imme diately. He had scarcely done so when tha men ahead of him paused abruptly. Webster did likewise, and responding —subconsciously, perhaps, to the re membrance of the menace In the glance of the man with the puckered eye—he stepped out of sight behind a broad oak tree. Through the trees and shrubbery he could still see the lovers, who had halted and evidently were about to part. Webster saw the young man glance warily about; then, apparently satis fied there was none to spy upon them, he drew the girl gently toward him. P Drew the'GIrl Gently Toward Him. She clung to him for nearly a minute, sobbing; then he raised her face ten derly, kissed her, pressed her from him, and walked swiftly away without looking back. It was a sweet and rather touching little tableau ; to John Stuart Webster, imaginative and possessed of a rq raantlc streak In his nature, It was more than a tableau. It was a mov ing picture! "I suppose her old man objects to the young fellow," he muttered to himself sympathetically, "and he can't come near the house. They've met here for the fond farewell, and now the young fellow's going out West to make his fortune, so be can come back and claim the girl. Huh ! If he wants her, why the devil doesn't he take her? Hello ! By Judas priest ! Now I know what those two paraqueets are tip to. One of them Is the father of that girt. They've been spying on the lovers, and now they're going to cor ner the young fellow and shingle him for his nerve." The girl had stood for a moment, gazing after her companion, before she turned with her handkerchief to her eyes, and continued on her way to the cathedral. Webster heard her sob bing as she stumbled blindly by, and he was distressed about her, for all the world loves a lover and John Stuart Webster was no exception to this universal rule. "By George, this Is pretty tough," he reflected. "That young fellow treated that girl with as much gentle ness and courtesy as any gentleman should, and I'm for him and against this idea of corporal punishment. Don't'you worry, Tillie, my dear. I'm going to horn into this game myself If It goes too'far." The two dusky skulkers ahead of him, having come to another cross path, turned Into it and came out on the main path In the rear of the young man. Webster noticed that the pair were still walking on the grass. He padded gently along behind them. The four were now rapidly ap proaching the old French market, and the steadily rising babel of voices speaking In French, Italian, Spanish, Creole patois and Choctaw, was suffi cient to have drowned the slight noise of the pursuit, even had the young man's mind not been upon other things, and the interest of the two Central Americans centered upon their quarry, to the exclusion of any thought of possible interruption. Webster felt Instinctively that the two men would rush and make a con certed attack from the rear. He smiled. "I'll just fool you two hombres a whole lot," he thought, and stooping, picked up a small stone. On the In stant the two men, having approached within thirty feet of their quarry, made a rush for him. Their charge wag swift, but though It was, the little stone which John Stuart Webster hurled was swifter. It struck the young man fairly between the shoulderbladés with a force suffi cient to bring him out of his senti mental reverie with a Jerk, as It were. He whirled, saw the danger that threatened him, and—sprang to meet it. "Bravo !" yelled Webster, and ran to hls aid, for he had seen now that It was to be knife work. Tragedy In stead of melodrama. (To be continued) Hi* Detachable Nose. 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