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LIST OF UPRIGHT USED PIANOS All standard makes, mailed with prices for the asking NEW YORK & WESTERN PIANO GO. 52 Markst Street Salt Lake City.... ti () 1 r Francis G. Luke, General Manager $ 175.00 We collected $175 for Mr. Robert J« McMahon, of Shoshone, Idaho, the other day. We can collect some for you If you turn them in. We collect for every.* body. Christmas is corns ing. Merchants' Protective Association Scientific Collectors of Bad Debts Commercial Block, Salt Lake City. Utah. "Some People Don't Like Us." Union Assay Office u » p. o. sox u«e «AIT UKI OITV. UTAH *. y. •Aotan. Mistress Rosemary Allyn By MILL.ICENT E. MANN Copyright, 1»04, by LUCAS-LINCOLN CO. CHAPTER XVII. The Affray at the Tabard. The words, "The King'B Blues will be here," had hardly fallen from her Ups before Gil had turned and given a command to Torraine. He found the fellow (and he was not the only one) staring in open-eyed and open mouthed admiration at Lady Felton; at her lovely shoulders and arms gleaming like ivory through the yel low lace of her gown. Her cloak had slipped from off them. Small blame to him; does not a strong man al ways admire a beautiful woman? It required a sharp kick, which Gil meant to be secretly given, but was only too evident, to make him pull himself together and drop his eyes abashed before Gil's stern ones. His consternation and loud "ouch!" caused the men to laugh; even the lady smiled. Upon which he heart ened himself to another peek, but Gil would have none of that. He marshaled the men quickly and has tened their exit from the room. Gil was following, but when he heard the next words of Lady Felton's he stopped. "One of your men betrayed you," she said. "Tis Jim Scrrgs, the traitor!" Gil cried, and he put himself through the opening after Torraine and his men. I felt pity stir within me for the fellow, traitor though he was. I knew what the reckoning would be when he should ipeet Gil. "You are wet, Lady Felton, come nearer the fire," I said, and took her hand in mine. "Did you not understand me?" she queried with dilated eyes. "I said the guards would be here in twenty minutes or less." "Twenty minutes is a long time," I answered as I drew her before the fire and seated her. "Was your prison then so enjoy able you would court it again?" she asked. "God forbid!" I muttered. "I am afraid you will take cold—you are wet," I touched her dress lightly with my hand. "Poof, no, only my cloak," she said; //,! f. /; « \ i m M Wi r"_ m V; m 'I i' I ( ) \v \\N ,v rj.VV drew her before the fire and seated her. •Tm as dry—as an empty glass." She glanced at the array of empty bottles and glasses still upon the "How stupid of me," I cried, and rapping on the table I ordered wine and supper for the lady. "No, no, only a glass of wine, said, "I am thirsty with the ride." "I should think you well might be," said I. I poured her a glass of wine which the landlord Immediately brought. As I held her cloak before the flame to dry It I devoured her sweet face with eager eyes. I would have taken her hand again, but I saw that my proud lady would have no love making in a tavern. In deed her eyes looked so coldly Into mine I wondered if perchance I had dreamed dreams and seen visions four nights agone in that old mansion of Lord Felton's? "I take It as a great honor. Lady Felton, that you should have ridden all this distance to warn me," I saiu finally. _ _ "Put not the credit upon my shoul ders," she returned, and she shrugged those adorable ones set about with lace. "It was forced upon me. I table. she could scarce help but come when so sweet an one as Nell Gwyn sent word, and asked me to see that yon had warning, not have come even for her—she may take care of her own lovers; I have oft told her that sitting upon so many stools she'll e'en find herself upon the floor some day—hut the night be ing fine and I wanted a ride to blow away the megrims." I was aroused at my sweetheart. She was piqued about something. At look of incredulity—I glanced at the rain beat with a clicking me Indeed, I would my the window where against Ihe pane sonnd—she Instantly added: "Oh, it has only been raining a short time. Moreover Dream House was so dreary; Aunt Elaine had gone to bed, that I was like to die of eanut, so I welcomed Nell's message." "Yon need make no more excuses. Lady Felton," I retorted. "Could you not have tont some one!' "There was no one," she replied. I "Nell would never have forgiven me if word had not been gotten to you. "Nell's a charming creature," said | I stung by my lady's way of putting it. -Charming indeed," she admitted loyally. Then: "I see, sir, that you, too, follow the fashion set by the King. Wouldst rival him? Have a I care." "Rival the King?" I exclaimed. "Not I." I "You would not be the only one. I Really she has enough lovers," she said, with a shamed lilt in her voice, "Amen to that," I said fervently, "She and Lady Felton have between them, 'tls said, scoured all London till there is not a creature upon two legs but swears fidelity to either one or the other. London is agog with their amours. In Nell's case it may be | true, but as for Rosemary Allyn, Lady of Felton, I think she is too I proud to give her lips to be kissed | by any one but the man she loves. I looked down deep into her heart I through clear mirrors, and what I saw made me tingle through all my being [ responsive. "1 believe you are right, sir," she 1 said. Then—"But I have not told you how Nell found out that the inn was | to be surrounded and you recaptured, and I must hurry, the time will soon be up. You must know first that there I are high doings at Whitehall to-night [ —a dance, and then the King dines with Mistress Nell. Poor me Is kept at home. 'In sooth,' sayeth ma tante, I 'it is not seeming in an Allyn to take up with all the wild doings of a dis solute court.' " She mimicked Lady Dwight to a nicety. "So I am kept at home as close as a babe in swaddling clothes. Moreover she has heard ru mors that the King has cast his eye upon a new face which suits his fancy. It was at the last ball that the King commanded that I dance with him, so she draws her Inference from this, that mine must be the face he admires. Her eyes are ever upon me and I am kept from court func tions, lest I fall a victim to his Majes ty's fascinations. She regards Mis tress Nell with slight favor, and as for Lady Castlemaine she is quite be-1 I yond the pale. Well to continue, In the early hours of the ball the room was agog with a scandal. Lord Jef freys had been halted in Epping forest by a gang of men—highway men, and made to sign a paper it was supposed for a large sum of money. They left him tied and gagged in the Forest Lodge, not a very dignified manner for his lordship. A message revealing this state of affairs some how came to the King's ear, and he sent to the lodge to find out if it were true. They found my Lord Jeffreys tied fast and madder than a baltea bear. I assure you the tale lost none in the telling and retelling as It ran from mouth to mouth in the ball room, provocative of much laughter and merriment. It seems that it was not for a sum of money but the re lease of a prisoner that he had signed the paper. His Lordship freed at once «ent a constable to apprehend the prisoner, and he himself hastened to the King to explain the outrage to him. His Majesty, being for the time at outs with Lord Jeffreys, never gave him the chance for explana tions, hut enjoyed the joke with the rest. Now my lord, you know, is rightfully hated by many, so their contempt was too much for him, and with a face purple with rage he left the room in a huff. His Majesty, however, laughed another kind of laugh when, later dining with Nell, it was brought to his notice what Lord Jeffreys had signed—the pardon of a young man. Quentin Waters by name, whom he himself had had con fined In Ludlow. The way of this was, a young man (it was no doubt Jim 8crugs) importuned to see the King. Now every one knows that nothing puts the King in an ill-humor so quickly as to be disturbed in his amours. But the man insisted so persistently upon an interview that they at last took him to the King, where he explained^all, and that you were to be caught napping here." She stopped a moment. I did not feel so much pity for the fellow as had. He had been taught to know at Long Haut how summarily traitors were dealt with. "Nell tried to make the King still see It in the light of a joke," she continued. "She brought her most daring mimicry into play; but cajole she ever so much it was of no avail The gross insult to bis Majesty must be avenged. He gkve the order for your rearrest. Nell, finding she could not turn the King from his set pur pose, sent me word by Mister Arnold, who wished to conie with me, but I Insisted upon his going back, for after your escape some One might remem I c I ber that he had left the ball room and I that he was your friend." She had I finished. I to | "it is a rare delight to me to see you, and 1 thank you," I said, "bui you should have lpt him come with you; it was a dangjerous thing to do." | "Twenty minutes, as you said, it a I a long time,'* she merely observed, "and It must be nearly up." "Twenty minutes is all too short I for me," I returned. "I would have I it twenty times twenty, and times that again—and—to as *o stretch those minutes soniewhat I shall take you home." "Torraine can epcort the lady back and meet us at the marsh west of the town," put in Gil as if he had settled or the question. "The horses are at-the south wall, by the old well. It lacks be | a few minutes of the time." I said I, "save ini one particular, I, | not Torraine, will take the lady back I "No, no," Rosemary cried ; "Gil is right. You might be captured on the [ way." she 1 persuaded from my purpose. Gil opened his mouth to argue the point, | but I cried: I their man, they come with so robust [ a tread." I the lady's cloak and grasped her hand. Thus we followed dis- mine host of tl)e Tabard through a pantry door, down the kitchen garden at path to the south wall, where he im | mediately left ué, hastening back, ru eye I hand, heard the clash of steel upon his steel as Torraine and his Jolly boys that m et the King's Blues. The voice of Torraine rose above it all, growling nKe a bear over a carcass. With Gil face it was different. He never uttered an unnecessary word—a name called sharply, a jestpre or wave of his sword was endugh to the men, who Mis- | Knew him. as be-1 i n g the men from entering the inn as long as possible. Presently we heard the crash of the heavy oakan door, accompanied by a shout. The Guards rushed for the tap room. I felt Rosemary's hand tremble in mine. I pressed her Angers warmly to reassure her, and now considered it time to mount our horses, which we could barely discern in the gather ing fog. The pizzle had ceased. What happened after the King's Blues forced the tap room door, l learned later from Gil. He chose J tt I "You have planned very well, Gil, to town." I smiled at her, nor was I to be Quick, they are here—to your They are evidently sure of men. He rushed from .the room. I blew out the light. Taking both my own, I Rosemary and I, standing hand in I understood affairs. Gil was keep from among bur men one about my height, and htfd him in the tap room almost as soon as I had left it. He told him to stand where the firelight would throw Ills shadow out upon the wall, so that those outside might see it. The Guafds advancing saw and immediately fell into the trap. They shouted with loud cries of exultation, as they rushed for the doors and win dows. When the Blues entered, the man, as if taken by surprise, made a dash for the kitchen. The crowd clattered after him. Hô led them' a lively dance about the kitchen, knocking down pots and pans. Being a fellow of re sources, and minding Gil's instruc tions that hé should keep the crowd at bay as king as vnssible, be slid into the cellar, and banging down the door after hipa clamped it. (To be continued.) In room Jef was the I I some he were baltea none ran ball was re signed at to time never the is their and left of Nell, what pardon by con this doubt the that his so that King, you MIKADO'S ADVICE TO BOYS. Wise Precepts Laid Down By Seem ingly Enlightened Ruler. In view oil the astounding progress of Japan it is interesting to recall the following rescript which was issued by the emperor to the Japanese schools some fifteen years ago: "Be filial to youf parents and affectionate to your brothers; be loving friends; conduct yourselves with modesty and be benevolent to all. Develop your intellectual faculties and perfect your moral powdrs by gaining knowledge and acquiring a profession. Promote public interests and advance public affairs. Ever respect the natlonal con stitution and obey the laws of the country, and, In case of necessity, courageously sacrifice yourselves to the public good." Recent events have proved that the last Injunction at least was taken to heart by the youth of Japan.—The Graphic. The Main Thing. "A village client of mine had been trying tlîrough me for seven years to collect a claim against the govern ment," said the lawyer, "and at last the claim was allowed and I received a check for $8,000. "As the man was poor I knew that this would be a great windfall for him and it was with considerable ex ultation that I put the check in my pocket and started for the house. The man himself was away somewhere, but as hlS wife answered my knock I showed her the check and called ont: •"Al; last, Mrs. Davis—at last!* " *What is it?' she asked. " The claim has been allowed and not as 11 fc ere | 8 a check for $8,000.' at 'Yes. I see,' she answer«*!, *bnl traitors | please don't talk quite so loud or yet ,.M will waksj tb*> baby up liA».AaAUéA. UtiaA kAtAa.la lit Gilbert's Sacrifice J By Troy Allison I c halr and tapped his fingertips to gether abstractedly. "i never knew you to take so long to wind up a case, Gilbert," he said slowly. The detective flushed slightly, and answered with the abrupt, nervous manner characteristic of him. l of put asked The chief sat back in his revolving Mr. ever some ton wanted ish girl," give le I some met "It is the most clewless case I ever tackled," he said shortly. "There was absolutely nothing—no sign—no evi dence except that small piece of cloth sticking to the tack on the side of the desk where Mr. Rawlton usually hung hiu penwiper. The cloth had evidently been snagged from a rough overcoat The man who wore overcoat may have escaped in several ways, th'S library was a first floor back I ' The when them icate the see made the the in same room with windows opening into a garden. The servants had been al lowed to go out for the night, and I there was absolutely no one in the house except the man who was mur dered. No one was seen entering—or leaving—yet the pistol he was Bhot with could not be found. The pave ment left no tracks—the next door neighbors on each side were off in the country—so there is nothing— nothing on earth except that small piece of tan overcoating for a clew. I've nearly worn It out in the last five months trying to get inspiration from it—but inspiration refuses to come. Old Rawton had no enemies, so far as I can find. He was a bachelor, and his property was all willed to a hospi tal, so 1 can find no motive for the crime." The chief nodded undjArtftandingly. "You do seem up against it this time, Gilbert," he said, "but you'll win out yet—if anybody can. Your record doesn't show a single failure." Gilbert got up and lit a cigar. "It's hung on long enough—I want to devote my entire time to it for the next month," he said, taking his hat and cane from the table. "I will either succeed or give' it up in 30 days from now." Gilbert went to his office and sat down at his desk. been. said her was a had she to I "Misa Silverton, will you please bring the book containing notes in the Rawlton case," he said to his stenog rapher. His work had long ago placed him upon a basis that made the office and stenographer a necessity. The girl stopped her machine sud denly, and her typewritten letter flut tered to the floor. "Just one second," she answered nervously, "has anything new devel oped?" There was a disgusted despair in Gilbert's voice. "No—I simply want to look at that piece of tan cloth again," he growled. "Perhaps it has changed color—or—-or something by now. Sherlock Holmes could have put it under a microscope and found the name and correct address of the wearer done in India Ink upon one of the light threads. He would have also been able to have explained satisfac torily exactly why it had been put there—and not one of his many ad mirers would have doubted that it was a natural thing to mark a garment that way. Let's have the piece of cloth. Miss Silverton, and come help me look at it—maybe your woman's intuition may be what's needed. I've sworn to discover the truth within 30 days." Gilbert heard a smothered exclama tion, and turned in time to see his stenographer fall senseless to the floor. , He was by her side in an Instant, bathing her forehead with water from the cooler. "Poor little girl," he said beneath his breath, "I've been a brute to work I you so hard during the hot weather. She's awfully delicate, anyway." He I looked nt the soft brown hair clinging I with moist tendrils to her white fore the let I please you," he finished softly, | * .Lier fingers olung to him and she I sobbed upon his shoulder convulsively, I "X ou won't try to find out who did I w111 IW-' B * le ple . ad ®, d ' They would hang me if you did. The detective's face turned suddenly to I ghastly. I "Good God!" he said hoarsely, tell at I me what you mean! I Sho clung to him, entirely unnerved, | and kept her frightened face pressed against his coat. "I was there—that night," she whis pered, "and I have been so afraid they would hang me." Gilbert picked her up bodily from the floor and put her in the chair by head. The girl's eyes flew open wildly. "PleaBe say you won't do it," she gasped, and her thin delicate fingers clung to him like a frightened child's. "Won't do what, little woman?" he asked in amazement. "I wouldn't for Worlds do—anything that would dis to I desk, j "I want to know every detail," he I ; ai(l sternly. "Who did it? Not you, for -«ary. O my God, not you!" he ex- I iroaned. my I "No—no! . ,. I plorlngly, "for I was there it was a | >iece of my raincoat you found on the I isll, and—I carried the pistol home in ny pocket," she added pitifully. Gilbert siezed her hands almost •oughly. "I can't bear the suspense— ell me—tell me quickly why you were here and how it occurred." "He did it himself—he was half trunk—and insanely unhappy. I went here to get my sister's letters." a Bqf.they wouldn't have believed me," she looked at him lm yet mortified fiush came over the paient of her cheeks. The man went to her suddenly and - -R|j put his arm around her. "Your young married sister?" he asked quietly. She looked at him with a flood V r gratitude in her gray eyes. "Yes—she's my twin sister—she was Mr. Rawlton's typewriter before she ever knew Dick,—and she had written some very foolish letters, ton was madly in love with her and wanted to marry her. Marjorie la fool ish and Imprudent, but she's a good girl," anxiously. "She had let him give her a diamond ring and hand I some presents of all kinds. After she met Dick—she sent them all back. Mr. of Mr. Rawi -f I Rawlton has worried her ever since. ' The notes were undated, and he has, when drinking, threatened to show them to Dick. Marjorie was very del icate Just then and when she received the note containing his threat—I thought it would kill her—I went to,< 3 see Mr. Rawlton that night myçelf- i I § made the appointment with h^jn Wfer, , j: the telephone, and he had sent the servants out purposely. He had been drinking—he took the letters out of the desk and waved them tauntingly^ in my face. There was a pistol in the same drawer where the letters had a al the in five as and the this win want the hat from sat been. He picked it up suddenly and said he had a great mind to blow his brains out—just to make the minx un happy for the rest of her life—to let her think she was the cause of it. He was as crazily intoxicated by then as a man could possibly be. I seized the pistol to prevent any chance of his harming himself. The pistol went off, hitting him in the forehead. I only had one lucid idea—that I must not be found there. I put the letters in my pocket, and the pistol, which had been partly in my hand when the shot was fired—I also put in my pocket uncon sciously. I slipped through the side window and went home. That's all," she said. Gilbert lifted her face with both hands and looked into her eyes. "Why did you apply to me for a position as stenographer?" he asked quietly. She returned the look quietly as one who had told the worst and no longer feared. "I saw in the papers that you had charge of the case, and I wanted to be where I would know the minute you found out anything. I could not bear , to expect to see my name in any paper I chanced to pick up. The suspense was too dreadful." Gilbert sat on the edge of his desk and reviewed the circumstances rap the office sud flut devel in want cloth has by put the the of also put ad was of help I've 30 his the from work He fore idly. "No—there's too much circumstan tial evidence—you would perhaps be acquitted, but there would always be people who remembered—and who doubted," he said. "Mary, will you put the affair in my hands entirely and let me manage it as I think best?" Her face suddenly relaxed into re lieved content. "I could not find more capable hands," she answered softly. At the end of 30 days Gilbert re ported to the chief. "You can mark me down one fail ure," he said, lighting a cigar, non chalantly. "I'm tired of the blooming thing. I'll acknowledge that I haven't been able to give it my undivided at tention. The fact of the matter is— I'm going to be married to-morrow to Miss Silverton, granddaughter of old Gen. Silverton you know." The chief raised his spectacles above his shaggy eyebrows. "Confound it, Gilbert, I thought you had more sense than the rest of 'em! But there are times when no man has the use of his brains." He rose and put his hand on the younger man's shoulder. "But good luck to you, boy; good luck! I shan't expect anything— er — sensible—of you Just now." (Copyright, 1906. by Daily Story Pub. Co.) she did They tell pressed whis they from by she fingers child's. he for dis GIVE3 UP STRONG FORT. Britain Abandons Defensive Works In the Scilly Isles. In the last 25 years great Britain has spent over £250,000, or $1,250,000, in fortifying the Scilly Isles, which lie off Land's End, and the guns of whose fortifications command the Lizard. Now, owing to the economic policy of the Right Hon. R. B. Haldane, secre tary of state for war, the fortress is being dismantled and the heavy coast artillery which was placed in position only a year ago is being carted away to the shore and will shortly be shipped to Gibraltar. The Scilly Isles were particularly strongly fortified during the Anglo French unpleasantness of seven years ago, and now the defenses are being abandoned not so much, perhaps, to save an item in Britain's war budget, as a tribute to the growing Anglo France entente cordiale. These islands, which will now prob ably revert to their time-honored oc cupation of cultivating early vegeta bles for the London market, were the of parlous episodes in the mid he you, he was a the in almost were half went a have lm scene die of the seventeenth century. They held out for the king against Cromwell and in 1645 afforded shelter to Prince Charlie just prior to his escape to Four years later Sir John Jersey. Granville made them his headquarters, whence he issued to sweep the neigh borhood seas until his surrender to a fleet under Blake and Sir George Ayscue.