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STER OFTgg1, / M AUThoRO P .2WJTAg&- .2 XC4CAvIsj , r f ILLUS'PATIONS r It vra~r 4"WEI A R~wIGHT. by RANDAL PARRISH -- wr' rlu T,5 y MURDER! SIJ R l--a ..ew York Jewelry a ura b* Svern, United States *.Ula* agei4t, notices a small box W&lcb attracts him. He purchases It. Later he discoveys in a secret compartment a writing giving a clew to a revolutionary movement In this country seeking to overthrow the Chilean government The writ Ing mentions a rendezvous, and Severn decides to Investigate. Find Ing the place mentioned in the writ Sapparently deserted, Severn visits a saloon in the vicinity. A womaa in the place is met by a man, seemingly by appolntment. a vd ev his subpeions aroused. allows them They g to the dde ignatend mneeing place, an thanm doned Iron foundry. At the ren deevous levera Is accepted as one of the commratr and admitted. He meets a strasger who addresees him pa Harry Daly. The iniddeont plays Into evprn's hands sad he accepts it. His new acquaintance is a Nmtorious thief. 'entslesma George" Harri Concealed. Severm hears the girl addrms the cospira tar. he urges them to hastem the week at revelase. The girl die e"es Severs Ueteelm. ' She ae ape his eapglsatiom of his rie sacs tA asks hia to meet her seat day. He tel her his name is Daly. Ihe aMIM Coarad." Harris i erms hia a scheme he has to secure IR . mM , ne evolutionar fued, and ofers to "pllt" with him. ImI n a a ceps. sever lar It was his new frisd anad a "Captai Ai" who had last the be wielb eItd Mm eao the tral, Barts -ta t woman is - a Ge.. list rk asseser teaotya )! _It o wthi wae ila rm e sni. 5 whim ne# #WeuMd bern r- - . a Gmr aa `ee ''ur ut .f tmeo saa w.~ he r . - ý1 1. an affect atI e aI .tinst i sap a Ii i4ragMe ..ar., d L .withio d sO u aoht yr*e. at me smu * !st.Ii a a.t Ita a.w ee. I - afalism t e rd s' seas toMe a ;r nat -I ---H "L b rIne aaiN bump 1 a Sa tuc hae iti Sr ' I pecu!har ornament I had observed that evening in the girl's hat, or else its exact mate. I recalled the quaint iry shape of the miniature bhut too clearly tat" to be mistaken. Then this ear was the a one in which she had departed with ccret Gnstave Alva two hours before. What g a had occurred in the meanwhile? Some ºot thing serious evidently. The dagger rrit on the floor would Indicate a struggle, and or at least a hasty departure from the Ind- vehicle. nit. s rrn I stood staring at it, slowly compre A hending the probable meaning of those y a dark stains on the blade. Their na ture could not be determined in so t ý, dim a light. yet when I touched them t ºa- with my inger it became discolored. e My God ! could It be blood? Blood! It a was blood; then this had been a scene d ___ of tragedy, of awful crime perhaps. p S The discovery sickened me, but I had Ii to go on, I wreanched open the for- t SaS ward door and peered feartuly. with- a ar la. I could not but know instantly I e- what I saw-a dim. huddled form q leaning forward across the steerying- I - wheel, one hand yet on the spokes, m 4s- with head dangling helplessly, upheld ' only by contact with the windshield. I knew the ma a dead before I tl is touched the cold hand; his very poe- t Wr tare told that-and bow be lnd died; w S tstantly, from a stab n te back. I h could not se his features, the dark. at Sneass hid them, but deespradoae drove me to pa m y hand over the a.n- s ealed face; the upturned mustache, the expod eth, grinning ronically In death, left no doubt as to who be , de wa~ -tbe Chilean oldier and attache, J Captain Alva. The awful borror of it paralysed my very brain. /he mast rdl have done thisr That girl must have *a lad bia t Hat why? for what rae a Mt fur what prpTse? Co d t have a b beae In answer to lasult! Had the geed man dared to press his advnaes once r bl they were alee? and had abe . en D. elated? I wauld not questes his is fr. .stie et ass ahewo st se m aad was Sett awi hei a. I re Slse b * U waso 'aIt th The only r~ ?t hewui~ea Wh~ ~4i.ij ma CI~i1~ ~eC was better off with this consplrator dead; nor would I denounce the one who had taken his life. I hid the knife in a pocket of my cosat and hastened down the side street toward the nearest car line, my only desire being to escape that neighborhood as swiftly as possible. By a quarter of three I was safely in my room at the hotel for the first time feeling a sense of real security. Yet it was not to sleep. I did not even undress, except to remove my wet outer-garments before flinging my self on the bed. My hrain wouldn't rest. and I lay there staring up at the S veiiing, while ty mind reviewed over and over agnii every incident of the n; rht. and planned for the morning. Ilow would the murder of Alva affect the plot I had started It overcome? Would it colltinle under same other leadership? Who? And the money? 1ahl:t wounl eo.ellle of that? Whnt I reafitjstnent of ptlan would Harris ed that consider necessary? Once I knew his else its conception of the situation. I .nould quaint better regulate Iny own action. 'Mean clearly while the only safe course was to re was the main still. and profess ignorance. -d with Then I had the engagement at 247 I. . What Compte street-that might reveal ? Some- something of Importance to help me dagger solve the problem. truggle, I got up. removed the dagger from "om the my pocket. and examined it nl the electric light. It was a toy weapon, rompre- yet sufclelently dangerous, for all that, f those and I looked at it with a sense of hor eir na- ror. How could a woman have ever in so thrust even that keen blade with one d them blow through to the heart? Yet the olord. evidence was before me. Those dark ood I t stains were blood-human blood s sene dried now, but unmistakable In their rhaps. proof of crime. I washed the steel, I had leaving the blade bright and polished; ie for- then wrapped It carefully, and hid it with- away at the very bottom of my bag, stantly locking the latter agalnst possible In form spection by a curious maid. I felt re laring Ileved aonce I had the weapon out of pokes, sight. apheld The' morning papers contained no eld. reference to the tragedy-the body of fore I the dead man had not been tboad in on 7 0- time. There would be noise enough ma died; when it was, no doubt, for Alva must a ek. I have been widely known and ranked the dark- as of some importance. $ve if his sol do Identity was never established, if nome Seon- suspelon was aroused as to his pod-l mi tahes tion, and secret work In this oentry, l cally yet the very mystery of the cae would va he create a sensatiou. But perhaps he el( ache bad papers on his person of value. I hoe Of it regretted not having searched his I st pockets. Then the conviction came dia h that posslbly here might be the true at a- %olation of the murder-a desire to a- llam a roae dosue me e sman orrid. th I I went do*n to Costigan's lace on lou fe ot, not being entirely certa" of the a Se exact loektles. It was a rdlaSry are corner saloon with a stairway leadig the tH rmsalsaersh the ae hours set hi, the barroom was nearly dbtd, bt bel the man at the baher, looking m aeer ap Scuntiu ly, said that "MI. Paime' had dM already gone out, d had tt or I word as to w .he would mrte I ma rather glad. yet 1 lft a le phone anumber. with ,a raguet at I ** ealed whenev eame . "t JI wid ho aetIpttp fer aste al b a roes, bet aone came. It dawned Sna -M that Is all prlbuatty HRars wa h~irally endea nlag to tii d .Le whetbeNasts of diva. as Se having w ailptln of 'hba death. I telephoe s t "Yr. Parker" had not I sent out for a oon editie eater y seaming Its aolumans,.t ea nsthig, Mily the dmrte Ia he rd.., mast po have hbrirs Sli Tihe Y lam whesream the m ews to emN 'l . hets l work et anb "e; me t ad t u und somme c mes in tdS. maspI pockett or i theo mi seesa of It ear, by wih th ... opei .t ae t e amid. , I ramesebr estIg is a heimeirn resta.rat where I was tally - kno. and thea departing I ( ea * Omipte Iauest. I , W p If tmh po1, w * ob r IM leat inme knwe *rft eafh e ther pm. as, ad I e t e to lot .i *, Ineeg in see m. k! -. - m ui i~u -. r lssh r s mR al, ls K a,,., a, 466 hefsee. Ir a so wingen ** ames v a os tum id., ou in* P *iehdet amm.erse a ,ef a - whe S ton of - 46 I *1 as p lat3 a ·*** se euse 4r amleak seeks a ov S RAIG IT UNES NOW FEATURE ' CLOTHES FOR STREET WEAR 1t Iy r it A LONG with nr ....e AONGO with new suit. for fall, come the new cloth dresses, the one-piece daytime frocks that have made a secure place for themselves among strept clothes. They employ the same tabries as suits do-the same sort of decoration and alish-with more latitude in the matter of trim. ming-and have become a necessity Ia the wardrobe. They have an ad vantage because they are wora with out a eoat for early fall and under heavy wraps for midwinter. The new arrivals la street dress lelee designers to be of one mlad, at least in the matter of the straight line ilboinett They have developed their Ideas I many wys but the oundatln oft the styles lies upon the ItralghtIlse fgure, even when plat re em ployed ha the skirts. Some at hes dresses ave the ees t f skirts at ea baedles. ondr narrew strap t pld at a low waist line; but hie belt does set break the flne bme ---- to bem. eli sleeves, elbow e equtr length appear to ha, J WART STlNE N KrIPTEm ITGBSm FOR FALl. WEAR SI I won a, h r. p .u tat a~.ew -r 4r .awwr d i . t Na m b - - - --- q*atIrwbabsy+ ýtwUiaS at*hJý' sapad till ark '1'k Ol rr Sue - w atkt 4.w» r 4 tib, to SOS 000 I. am s Ml .ts ipls, PO ash me aiu P is a" i~t -qtr.' '-:w · med .m uwwsy - tw - ý ea. M w> t1aet ab Nei YP l~a gs1 a* -th * VMis rt rt Now aom" - wrr* fI .b b Mu1 U. .rMt hNiimait awr e br.fi-r. ue .11-4wrir ~ ·is:1heuwh -*at am ws woe's .at ..IN a -.ara msww aesm. api qsI a w noway sad. Mw qir ; -; to& a* tiia' liIue-aMwtto wit aP - Massa ;fl1W .!. d-ht.~ ai ii wall a . s . riinyapt eti - jwii +a wU s~t s1ta baltta ai. - i rwrP!S IJrr -M* -T- I IC £ ab be aw. II"Y caprure the fancy of their makers but collars and the neckline are much varied. The dresa pictured here Is oe navy tricotine. Its half-length sleeves are slashed and faced with crepe-de-chine. The wide opeinlg Is bordered with the crepe and eranameted with button- one square, white button followlng an other from neck to hem. In two rows. They als outline the bottom of the sleeve. A black patent leather belt, piped with white, could brd be nar rower, and s loosely adjusted about the waist. Many street dresses harv pepels that emphalsse the stralghtnea et their Ules. Narow braid and sme beads In nset rows,, maintain the tallored dcaract0r of thee frocks on many of the sm est mdels. sad. the strap belt adds Its testlmony te 'he ame Ibatere at.the style. emun Sw ne& p-ses, on crip aut en days. will be added when the time coms to wear these raetdrl mhbstitutes for the mit. I Ula ? ,1ii ant notdi !*lbaM IN thtrat and tM h .t aasseq fwI tam. 1~ rbwiw 1 -- SB iak, ~ ~ USYI. ~ ~tuft. fame k ,~or a ilt r a * Ow gg Uusio quw7. --d - eta, th mm. 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