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I^STORY« e>J Mr. Barnes, American B r Archibald Qavering Gunter A Sequal to Mr. Barnes of New York aß Atfcar of "Mr Baraa. of Naw York," "Mr. Pottar of Taxa.," "Thai Freachmxn," El« V » Ooprright, HOT. Dodd Mead * Co., N. , SYNOPSIS. Burton H. Barnea, a wealthy American touring Corsica, rescues the young Eng lish lieutenant, Edward Gerard Anatruth •r. and his Corsican bride, Marina, daughter of the Paolia, from the mur derous vendetta, understanding that his reward is to be the hand of the girl he loves, Enid Anstruther, sister of the Eng lish lieutenant. The four fly from Ajac cio to Marseilles on board the French Steamer Constantine. The vendetta pur sues and as the board the train l ie quartet are about to for London at Marseilles, Marina Is handed a mysterious note which causes her to collapse and necessi tates a postponement of the journey. Barnes gets part of the mysterious note and receives letters which Inform him that he la marked by the vepdetta. He an American detective and plans the vendetta at their own game, for the purpose of securing the safety of the women Harnes arranges to have Lady Chartrls lease a secluded villa at Nlco to which the party Is to be taken In a yacht. Suspicion Is created that Marina Is In league with the Corsicans. A man, believed to be Correglo Danella, Is seen passing the houae and Marina Is thought to have given him a sign. Ma rina refuses to explain to Barnes which fact adds to hla latent suspicions. Barnes of the party are The carriage ploya beet nm to f ilana for tha safety earned by the Coreli rarrylng their party to the local landing M followed by two men. One of the horseman 1» supposed to bn Correglo. They try to murder the American. The rook on the varlit—a Frenchman—Is sus cans. peeled of complicity In the plot. CHAPTER IV.—Continued. "You can wager your grog money, Barnes, you'd be happier if you'd spliced before taking this cruise," ob serves Anstruther, sotto voce to his friend. "You'd have a bride with you, like me. Now, no danger of pirates boarding us, Marina and I can forget care for a few days In—In love." "You may, I cannot," remarks Bur ton, grimly. "Ah, Enid's a little offish, is she? Won't come up even and say good night," grins the sailor. "Didn't like your not accepting what was offered you, eh? When you get a chance take tt, my hearty, especially with girls. Now if you'd hunted up the minister, as I recommended to-day, you wouldn't have to stow yourself away on the cabin settee to-night." This sea-dog suggestion Is so dis quieting that poor Burton paces the deck and sighs. The boat has now returned, and as the men scramble on deck, Edwin de mands: "Did you put your passenger on shore at Bandol?" "Aye, aye, sir, but the loon went up the dock as cautious as If he feared land sharks." This revives in Barnes' mind Em ory's warning, "Suspect everybody!" The vessel 1 b soon under way again. He paces the deck smoking his cigar and thinking: "No one can board us In all probability unobserved. We are safe here with the Scotch crew and the Scotch mate." Suddenly the cigar drops from Barnes' fingers; with a start he nutters to himself: "By heaven, no Scotchman ever concocted that filet mignon and that creme d'as perge. There's one man on this boat I must keep my eye upon." "Thinking of land Bharks," laughs .Auatruther, slapping him on the back. "No," answers Barnes, shortly, "I was meditating on cur French cook!" i CHAPTER V. "For the Love of Heaven Don't Kill tho CookI" To this rather astonishing announce ment the young English naval officer says: "By Jove, the beggar did gtve us a good dinner." "Too good!" remarks Barnes, glootn tty. "You wouldn't say that," replies Ed win, "if you bad been knocking round the orient on wardroom commons for the last year. What do you mean by 'too good?' No cook is too good." "And yet I'd feel easier," is Burton's comment, "If the fellow had given us lob-scouse, plum-duff, roast beef and dishes a plain Johnny Bull cook would have been apt to concoct. I don't pro pose to blindly trust anyone with for eign associations. They may be all right, and they may not. So I'm going to Investigate this fellow." "If you And anything suspicious about him," replies Anstruther, grimly, j "I'll put him ashore if he can make salt horse taste like broiled chicken." Acting on this, by a few deft ques tions to the members of the watch on deck, Barnea discovers that the nauti cal chef's name is Felix Leboeuf. ' That's as I twang it," remarks Gillie, ! who Is standing at the wheel giving! him the information. "Coswhlte, Mr. Jamieson's regular cook, went along vith him to the auld country, and this chlel only come aboard to-day to take his place 1' the galley." "Hum, a new arrival?" "Aye, air, and the men dinca like him o'er mnckle. Thae loon puts gar lic 1' th' lob-scouse." At this B*k*nse laughs «Mghtly, strolls forward and takes a look Into the cook's galley. The fires are out and the regular snoring that Issues from it shows the Frenchman Is asleep upon his cook chest. • "I don't think I4J trou ble him to-night," sleepily thinks the American, hesitating to disturb the rest of an artist who had given him such a dinner, "but to-morrow morn ing I'll have a chat with Monsieur of the dishpans." The next morning the sun rises brightly on the Mediterranean; its waves are silver. The yacht's course during the night has placed the little pleasure craft well out upon the open sea, Corsica to the southeast of her. Apparently, the night's rest has in creased the ladles' vivacity and the certainty of no danger being near them has improved their spirits. "Everybody hungry, I hope!" cries Barnes cheerfully, notwithstanding his greeting from his fiancee has been rather formal as they sit down to a delightful breakfast sent in by the artist of the galley and served by the Scotch steward. Apparently the pleasant meal pro duces almost frivolity in Miss An struther; she cries enthusiastically: "And coffee with tho aroma of Mocha, and this omelette worthy of the Maison Dore! I feet a3 if I were in Paris. We have a great man in the galley, my brother." "Yes, the fellow forward could put appetite into anyone," assents Barnes, assisting Edwin to do duty on the beefsteak. "If we could arrange that we run about from one little harbor to an other, I think the cruise could be made quite enjoyable," remarks Enid, strug gling to bo vivacious, but, catching an abrupt gleam of passion in her bk trothed's face, her eyes that might even now have been his bride's eyes, grow suddenly haughty, though the young lady's fair lips emit some hid den sighs as she attempts the re mainder of her breakfast. Some little time after, chancing to glance up from his work with his knife, the sailor husband stays his eat ing as he places honeymoon eyes upon his bride. For Marina is asking ner vously: "Any signs of pursuit during the night?" "Pursuit?" sneers the tar. "Do you think our friend Clprlano Danella has I £3 .J —jtf. m m f\ Ml w W - - b U 'There's On« Man on This Boat I Must Keep My Eye Upon." a couple of revenue cutters in commis sion to run us down? The Seagull is quick enough to show her heels to most sailing craft. Besides, how can he tell what course we've taken? On the water we are safe. When we land the climax of this affair begins." Then the sailor suddenly exclaims; "My heavens, what's the matter, dear one?" for at her husband's last sugges tion, Marina, though she utters no word, has grown of a sickly pallor. "Nothing," stammers the bride, hid ing her face from his glance by pick ing up her table implements, "only I am not a very good sailor, therefore this delightful cuisine has no charni for me." As the young Corsican lady rises from the table the English girl gets up also; she seems to be anxious to end her contiguity to a betrothed whose reproachful glances at her cold and rather haughty face have grown em barrassing. ."Would that I dared to take Marina over the surges of the Atlantic to Eng land." mutters the young husband moodily, us Enid and his spouse disap pear into their staterooms, i About this time the mate, Mr. Gra ham, puts his head down the compan ionway and announces that Frenchy, the cook, is Jabbering for something that none of them can make out some folderol or other for his work. This gives llarnes the opportunity that lie wishes of examining the only foreigner on board. He steps up the companion ladder and strolls forward. Monsieur Leboeuf, a dapper little Frenchman In immaculate white apron and cook's can, his moustache brls tling ferociously and his black eyes blazing. Is savagely smoking a cigar Barnes offers him j 0ll,8 * de hi* galley, cries the llttle Gaul "C'est mag ! ntflque! Not a man understands ven I demand ze Implements of ray art.'' yachts before?" remarks the Ameri can, diplomatically, a cigarette and thanks him for the two delightful meals he has furnished them. "Ah, you speak a little French," "But you have been on English "Mals, out, vith my Lord Edgarton and vith Monsieur Ogilvie ze Scotch. They had ze big steamboats. Their stewards spoke ze language of la belle France. But on zis leetle vessel no one understands ven from zem I de I mand ze proper Implements of my pro fesslon, so at once I must be put on shore to buy une couloire. If it is not to me, I cannot steam the pouding a l'Angai8, my masterpiece." Mr. Barnes discovers that Leboeuf wishes a colander. "All right, you want some holes in a tin pan." The pistol shot steps into the galley. "Will this one do?" A moment after he has climbed out and hung it on the end of the main boom which runs well out over the stern of the schooner. Producing his revolver and standing amidship, the American calls out to the ladies below not to be frightened at the reports as he is going in for pistol practice. Then he makes the tin pan his target and very shortly the Frenchman is scream ing in astonishment: "Diable, an artist vith ze shoot! Sacre bleu, my Initials, F. L., in round holes all In ze bottom." "Might as well keep my hand in," thinks Mr. Barnes, and forthwith gives an exhibition of marksmanship that causes the crew to cheer. He smashes bottles flung heiter skelter in the air by the Jack-tars and puts bullets through potatoes tossed on high. Finally he tacks a playing card on the tip of the bowsprit and shoots the spots out of it. "This will be a warning to this dish pan artist, who is the only man of the crew of whom I feel a doubt, not to make me shoot at him," cogitates the marksman, grimly. But his exploits with the pistol seem to enthuse the Frenchman, rather than dismay him. In his excited Latin way, Leboeuf shouts louder than anyone on deck and fairly screams with Gallic enthusiasm as Barnes winds up by placing a card on edge and splitting It with his unerring bullet. < Later on Monsieur Leboeuf sets Mr. Barnes to thinking again. He makes his appearance and demands deter minedly that the yacht anchor off some landing where they can obtain fresh ice. "Nonsense!" dissents the American. "Emory told me enough was put on board yesterday to last for several days." "Then Monsieur has been robbed by ze Ice-man," answers the Frenchman. "If Monsieur vil observe," he leads the way to his galley, which connects with the vessel's ice-chest. ■ Opening this, he remarks: "Ze cold storage, it has all run out. Ver is It? Gone! Voila, not enough for ices ce soir; not enough to frappe ze champagne; not enough to preserve ze legumes and ze beurre." Barnes discovers that what Leboeuf tells him is correct. During this hot weather ice is absolutely an essential. After a short consultation with Edwin, Anstruther grumbllngly sets the Sea gull's course for the French coast. Three hours before sunset they an chor in the little harbor of St. Tropez. Looking at the retired old French sea port, Edwin remarks: "I don't think there's much danger of these Corsican assassins discovering us in this out-of the-way place for a few hours," and sends the dingy on shore carrying Monsieur Leboeuf and directing him to make the necessary purchases and bring them off at once. "We'll keep the ladies safe on board, and no shore boats shall come along side," says the skipper. (TO BE CONTINUED.) FIGHT WITH SAVAGE LION. Adventurous Hunter Paid for 8port With His Life. From the Sudan comes the report of a fierce fight between a wounded lion and a government engineer, which ended in the death of the latter, an Englishman named C. H. Salmon. Salmon, while on hoard the steamer Metemmah, between Fashoda and Melut, on the White Nile, discovered a lion among the bushes on the shore. Taking a gun, he went ashore asking those on board not to follow him. He shot twice at the lion, one bullet tak ing effect in the lion's shoulder and the other in the abdomen. After a struggle of a few minutes, which seemed to be his death agony, the lion lay motionless. Salmon approached and the lion pounced upon him, and threw him to the ground and began to maul him. The engineer held the lion's neck and endeavored to draw his knife, but before he succeeded the lion had bitten his thigh and crushed his toes. He gave the beast a stab in the eyes. This Infuriated the animal, which snapped at the man's hand, bad ly lacerating and smashing it. The pain of the knife thrust, however, was too much for the animal and he start ed to retreat. The crew of the steamer now arrived upon the scene. They killed the exhausted lion with out much difficulty and carried the unfortuftate hunter to the boat, which then sailed with all possible spe d to Fashoda. where he was taken to the hospital and received mert'eal attention, only to expire of his injuries when removed to Khartum. Gigantic Potatoes. Big potatoes which weigh as much as a man are not often seen. A small consignment of them, however, has just been sent off from the West In dies. There were just six potatoes, and each was largo enough to feed a big family. Yam Is the popular name applied to this variety of giant sweet potato. The tubers usually attain a length of three feet and an average weight of 30 pounds. Yams weighing from 100 to 150 pounds, however, are by no means uncommon In the West Indies and other parts of the tropics where they thrive. In appearance the yams look much like the ordinary po tatoes on a greatly enlarged scale. They are black or brown externally and pale within, and are rich in starch. When boiled they have a very pleae i gjg.t flavor. OAVE THE POTATO WATER. I Much of Most Nutritious Part of Vege table Is in It. The water in which pared potatoes have been boiled should never be wasted, as it contains much of the most nutritious part of the potato, but it Is usually thrown away, except when used for bread. To make a delicious, wholesome gravy when milk is scarce lift out the potatoes carefully with a fork,%etting the dish In the oven to dry the potatoes and keep them warm. Thicken the potato water with flour and season with salt and butter. For a savory, nourishing soup, mash a few potatoes and put them back into the water in which they were boiled, season with onion, celery salt, or the water in which celery tops have been boiled, and add cream or milk and butter. This is one of the most palatable and economical j soups that can be made. If the soup is not wanted immediately the potato water can be saved for the next meal or until the next day, or the soup can be made at once, as it is equally good warmed up for a lateral meal. Baked Oysters. For every 25 oysters take two table spoonfuls of cream, the yolks of two eggs, one tablespoonful of butter, one tablespoonful of flour, one teaspoonful of chopped parsley, one teaspoonful of salt and red pepper to taste. Drain the oysters. Strain the liquor. Re turn the liquor to the Are, add the but ter and flour rubbed together until smooth, and stir until it thickens. Beat the yolks of the eggs light, add the cream, and add to the oyster liquor with chopped oysters. Stir over the fire for a minute only. Season and fill the greased shells with the mixture. Either oyster, ordinary seal top or silver shells may be used. Cover the top with fine bread crumbs, and brown In a quick oven. Potato Chocolate Cake. Do not he afraid to try this cake be cause it sounds queer. It is delicious and will keep indefinitely. Two-thirds of a cup of butter, two cups of granu lated sugar, one cup of mashed pota toes, hot, one-half cup of sweet milk, two cups of flour, four eggs, two tea spoons baking powder, heaping, one half cake of unsweetened chocolate, one-half teaspoon each of cloves and cinnamon, one cup of chopped walnut meats. Mix sugar and butter to a cream. Add eggs and milk, then po tato mashed smooth and hot; also chocolate which has been allowed to dissolve over the teakettle, baking powder, spice and nuts. Bake in a moderate oven. Flour, Bran Muffins. For the more substantial side of the tea table a new biscuit is the bran muffin which is a nonfattening and very delectable edible that must be eaten slowly and masticated thorough ly. To make these muffins take two cups of fine bran, one cup of flour, one and one-half cup ef sour milk, one-quarter of a cup of butter, three tablesp.oonfuls of molasses and one tea spoonful of soda. Mix the dry ingre dients and then add the molasses mixed with the sour milk (creamed), and beat vigorously. Bake thorough ly in small tin rings in a slow oven. Serve hot, buttering them first before bringing them to the table. Time Savers in the Kitchen. If you will bend the point of your paring knife you will find it much easier to remove eyes from potatoes, pineapples, etc. If the handle of the spoon used for hasting meats and fowls be bent close to the bowl of the spoon it will "dip up" easily. Run stale pieces of bread through '■ food chopper to clean it after grind ing meat, raisins, etc. Economical Doughnuts. Beat an egg very light with a cup | of sugar, add a cup of milk, not stir- j ring this in, then put in quickly a half a grated nutmeg, a half teaspoonful ! of salt, and three teaspoonfuls of bak- [ ing powder sifted with enough flour I to make a dough that can be rolled out. Boil in deep fat to which a little salt has been added. This last pre caution will keep the doughnuts from absorbing the grease. Salted Peanuts. Shell and take the skin from fresh ly roasted peanuts. In a baking pan melt butter, stir the peanuts into this until well coated, then roast, stirring often, until light brown^ Draw the pan to the door of the oven for two minutes, then turn the nuts into a colander and shake hard to dislodge superfluous salt. Spread on a large platter to get dry and crisp. Make Your Oleo. Melt one pound of beef tallow and strain through a sieve. Mix with one pound of good butter and put on the stove again to melt together. Pour in bowl. Fur frying beefsteak, potatoes, In fact, anything. Reaches twice as far as one pound of butter and has lard beat a mile. In a convenient spot in the kltch en keep u box of new wood tooth picks for use in testing bread and cake when baking. The old way of Try Cake with Toothpicks. using a broom straw is, to say the least, unsanitary. To Keep the Iron Handle Cool. 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Love-making a Fine Art. "Cupid, the Surgeon," by Herman Lee Meader, is so full of wit and hu mor as to make it one of the greatest of mirth-provokers of the season. One suspects that Mr. Meader has spent a good deal of time practicing what he preaches; for, If one scratches off the varnish of humor, one finds a great fleal of shrewd sense underneath. Mr. Header's wit is as pungent as a whiff of ammonia, but it never lacks the bubbling good nature of the prover bial fat man. Every page of the book has a picture In color by "Pal"; and the whole get-up is strikingly origi nal. Mr. Meader believes that love making is a fine art, and readers oi "Cupid the Surgeon," will undoubted ly agree with him. Henry Altemus company, phia. Published by Philadel The Ivory Nut. The ivory nut, which is so much used by button manufacturers, is the fruit of a species of palm which grows in Central and South America. It forms a valuable crop, particularly in Panama, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. To those to whom the Christmas season means peace and good will and the assuming of an optimistic frame of mind toward mankind in gen eral, the Deceber Everybody's will carry a direct and appealing message. The leading article, "The Sunday Lady of 'Possum Trot," is by John L. Mathews, and tells of the courage and enthusiasm of a southern woman who has given up her life to the uplifting and useful education of her mountain people. President Roosevelt is also a contributor to this number. The fiction portion of the magazine Is of the high-class order. The Boy and His Dad. A boy who has the brotherly inter est of his father is lucky. Sometimes a wild lad does not seem to have much In common with his father and it will some be f be mother's task to discover thing which they can do together— P' a y dominoes, chess, read the same t>ook or anything to give a kindred sympathy. A series of articles on Lincoln's life and character—to include hitherto un published documents from his pen and that of one of his secretaries will be one of the strong features of The Cen tury in 1909. Frederick Trevor Hill' has written of "The Lincoln-Douglas Debates," the fiftieth anniversary of which occurs this year; and there will be later papers on "Lincoln as a Boy Knew Him," "Lincoln as a Peace Ne gotiator," "Lincoln and the Theater," etc. Teach Zoology to Blind. Even blindness Is not allowed to prevent the children of Paris from learning natural history and knowing what birds and beasts are like. A class at tht Parisian school for the blind Is taught by the use of a fine collection of stuffed animals, which the pupils learn to recognize by the touch. Marital Missiles. At a Lynn (Mass.) wedding recent ly bright new coins were thrown after the departing bride and groom. This Is a decided improvement on the rice and old shoe method of wishing good luck to the departing pair, H. Rider Haggard's 8erial ' Tbe Ghost Kings." which is running In Gunter's Magazine, is of absorbing charm, and it promises to be the greatest magazine The action is moving rap idly, and the present instalment Is replete with surprises worthy of the famous author of "She." new one of successes of the year. The Chinamen's Long 8ult, The Chinaman should never consent to blossom out as a fighting maD. Hla long suit is peace, the truck garden and the non-combative hoe.—Los An geles Times. Curiou*. On« of the most curious things In the world is a woman, who, having fallen in love with a man because of his wit, talks so much after their mat* riage that he never gets a chance to show whether he is able to keep on being witty or not. In the November number of The North American Review, Professor Goldwin Smith discusses "Party Gov ernment." He traces the movements in English politics which resulted in the formation of two distinct parties representing two distinct policies,! end, in the light, of what is happen ing in the political world In Great) Britain, Canada and the United States, he is inclined to come to the! conclusion that the party system Is! nearing an end, and that, In the fu ture, men will co-operate In elections In accordance with their views upon the issues actually presented to them, The Wifely Letter. A woman sent in a fire alarm yestei* day when she posted a letter. It must have been to her husband.—Chicago Evening Post. Get a Patent. Your Invention may be valuable and should be patented. Send for free In formation and advice to H. J. ROBIN SON, Patent Attorney. P. O. Box 544, Salt Lake City. Man's Peculiar Ways. It Is a curious fact that a man who travels hundreds of miles and submits to many .discomforts for the sake of getting a chance to whip a stream will indignantly refuse to beat a carpet when he might do It with little trouble right at home. or no In his discussion of "My Experi ences With, and Views Upon, Tariff" in the Christmas Century, Mr. Carnegie explains that upon the subject—"which I still hold as firmly as ever and changed"—were formed in the early sex enties by Adam Smith, "who was' not the bigoted 'free trader' he is gen erally supposed to have been, and by John Stuart Mill's celebrated para graph which sums up the matter." the his views have never _. "rwc* ? d phMos °P her - said the nîrt'nhn f a " the world '" . philos °P her . "and yet. 11 ! ft *' îfj e ° ther fellow ma y e rab „V° U U yourself without a " Constitution"' l ° AUanta ! _ A Fascinating Story. Greatheart," by H. C. 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