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It 6VNGPSIB. "Very .'.11. Misp Clement," 1 agreed. "1 will wall '!ii"' days. It Is now Sat gible, i shall im' on my way to Mul berry Btreet." Sunday was With mo a day of Im patience i fretted now at confine meat, for my ankle was quit,- strong br.i in. ami I was perfectly wet In other reapectB, ton Bui my physician bad sot Monday for my llrst day out, nnd lw refused to concede even a, twenty-four-hour change of plan. Bui I chafed mora even at the Inactivity to which i had agreed concerning om no-, thaa at tbo confinement, ah t once, i had becomt Imbued with a rvecesslty for prompt and Strenuous measures. Some awful tiling. I know not wli:.'. seemed omlBOUBly imtnl- nent, and remorse tor.; at me torment Inglv Early Monday, i lelepbonad Mi Cletneni for tidings of iisr progress, tint abi' could only Implore me to wait, he bad nothing to report, but flic was encouraged. With my bands thus 'id diversion was my only refuge, and ,in accumulatloa of ofBoe work into which i plunged t.' rved, in part ut least, this purpose, Evelyn ami Mrs Lancaster had ifimi' in from Greenwich and opeuad upiK'r rJlftti avenue, facing tin park; ind ho cause tbe tin had made ma but bofi ri-rtu little !-, aim When I 'ami away It .vas with strengthened hope of speedy results It Is my habit lo gl.mce over the sertler editions of nil the evening pa pers before leaving my office, and lat er, either on the train to QreenWlch or, when In town, ut my dub, to read more carefully the later issues or ths Nws and Btar, On this particular day, however, a sueresiilon of matters of ruor Importance prevented my looking at so much as a headline, un til, seated at dinner, in the club res taurant. I 8"w on window ledge be Bldo mo one of the more sensational of the afternoon dallies, and appro prtatcd It in lieu of better companion- akb It -aa one of those Journals Which, In catering to tbe tastes of the prole-mi-tat, ootsceive it wise to minimize their reerenoes to Wall street, save wh.es a parked slump or Vamu HORACE HAjSELTINE at tfaoso of the misbinn ii Dander's brokers, Hatch & Hastings, elusion Was the keynote of tbo answers to all questions. "Whether Mr. Cameron !s as 111 as Is reported, or whether he Is quits robust, the effect of the gossip on Crystal Consolidated was disastrous. A slump of fifteen points In two hours, this afternoon, wiped out many weak I) margined sccounts, and spread ruin among a number of sh dilators who fondly Imagined this law-defying trust, of which Cameron is the sup porting Atlas, as firmly Intrenched as Is the government Itself. "Unless something definite is forth coming regarding Mr. Cameron's con dition before the market opens tomor row, a panic in Crystal Conaolldated Is predicted. It closed today at 10! hid, 103 asked; the lowest liguros re corded Ibis year." Ii startled me. because !i allowed that at loasl a part of tbe secret we were guarding was a secret no longer; BBd it perplexed me because I could not fancy through what channel these somewhat distorted facts had tillered Into publicity, I had no doubt that the ball, haying been sot lulling In this last, inn, would gain both In vol ume and momentum unless some ener- getlfl measure! wcro promptly taken lo check it. And yet, what, under the eircutttatanoaa, oould we do? subter fuge, I knew, would bo useless, and the truth must prove an accelerant, in haste and with diminished nppo- llte I rushed through my dinner, and a mono nl Utter was speeding up th.e avenue as fast as a taXlcab cuuld car ry me, with l he Cameron mansion my destination and a consultation with Evelyn Grayson my object. It must not be imagined that in this matter I cxpectuil any weighty assist ance from a young woman of such lim ited experience; but she was practi cally alone in the great house and I could well Imagine how already re porters must bo vying one with anoth er to wring from her admissions con cerning her uncle. To my Infinite relief I round that she had returned the word, "Not at home," to all such callers. Inquiries from other sources had been met in similar fushlon. Officers or the com pany had called In person or had tel egraphed, and Hatch ft Hastings bad been almost acgravattngly Insistent. "But. Evelyn," 1 Bald, "tola la ail I , I II it i ilnm Evident (be nlcii CHAPTER KVil, Opposite the Cathedra'. calitlea In New York which nre mora widely awake at that hour than at any other time of day, hut the high way of fnahloa is not one of 'N-m: and in tbe neighborhood of Fiftieth street. Its repose Is as profound a at any point of its long, undevintlngly straight courae. For over an hour 1 had waited In that sumptuous white marble club edl Bee of the plutocrats which oatanta tlouBly punctuates 'be avenue til Six tieth Btreet, and, tired of sitting, nerv ous and disappointed, I had chosen to walk il'iwn to my rooms, believing that th" exerefss in the clear, fi sty air would serve to counteract, In a measure at least, all thre,, ,,r thaaa I To the limit rf sight there strel lied away a double, converging dinii, of twin lights marking the curb line for endless blocks, and lllumioatlns the nearer sidewalk and roadway, If not to effulgei certainly with a clearly defining radiance. Now and -hen I met a quick-stepping pedestrian, usu ally In evening dress with Cigar alight; and at more or less brief Intervals llmoualned motors and taxlcabi with gleaming lamps sped by me b.1 top Speed. Once a hansom pass. , the hoof-beata or the bard-driven horse re sounding Jarringly against the night silence. At Fifty fourth street I cut dlnaonal- y across the avenue to the wesl side, I and, continuing my way southward, absorbed in the problems eonf rontttag I me, hud been for a little quite lost to I encompassing objects. Then, sudden ly, fearing lest In my BbBtrSction 1 should pass the street on whit ii my I rooms were located, I aroused '::yself to get an idea of my location Arross the way the grim facade of the Cathedral rising dark and sullen : as a fortress mado all clear But, on 1 my own side of the avenue th. had been no such distinguishing mark The brown stone gweuinga, monotonously ugly, with their high stoops ami babu I j traded areas, were no more enlighten ' lug iban the stone flagging of tin. side- , ! walk or the asphalt of the roadway. Scores of blocks presented prai leally the mime aspect as this. But as with critical gaze I measured one afier an- I other of theae combinations I was all ! I at onoo arrested by sight of a tall, ) bent figure clutching the high iron rail- i lugs which guarded the avenue front j age of the house on the corner tbe only really Individual houo In the j row. My first rough concept was that I ' had come upon tnoajablllt resulting CHA mporahro. At clob.-r vlCW, I tempered my ju d g mc n t. I the morning, greeted me with bccom iblllty of Illness or injury in tag Imperturballllty. I reeogntaed hira and I paused Samaritan r.kejiis on,. f j). ,. from Cragholt, Slid linear The Wayfarer was ovt-1 called him by aana. man of middle ag If 1 might "Stephen," 1 side, with tin effort to it hi! wan trust i f, et by sheer m th railing's Iron w re 1m nt tlirt ; " I aad i not until his In tiii time, I try to set d tollowed mud to my fir I WW floi in "' ipinetess manikin; and him eagerly with a flood e might have been a deaf he answers he accorded I thought be shook his lion, but 1 was luter I ml- that this was Invol- tuntered a is of pros loo of the i return, Ming than e it was depression In the roadway Y'ct In spite of his sorriiK ence and demeanor In spite tormenting mystery of hi which wa the mysti at least a alive and that were nursing. attention. scarcely Ir bn y of his de relief lo kno out of the l thi bent upon his harm Coo, I lupled with skilful medical on, bad Just worked wonders '. and I was confident that it do t lie same for him: and then for t woul we should have facts ami not theories to aid us In our quest ror the culprits, and, eventually, in the administration or Justice to th' guilty. 1 iiail given the cabman th,? number of Hie Cumeron house and admonished him to make all possible speed; so, wllh the long lash of tbe whip snap ping sharply at brief intervals and the jaded horse, thus urged, bounding nl a clumsy, lumbering gallop, we rolled noisily northward. Having given over the effort to obtain from my follow passenger even u gestured answer to my must pertinent Inquiries. I turned my mind to what lny before us. The Cameron establishment would doubt less lie fast locked In slumber ns well as otherwise, hut I made small ques tion of mj ability to rouse soma of Hie Servants, My hope, however, was not to awaken ICvelyn It could mean only a night's reBt lost for her, for she could gain nothing by seeing her uiMle at this hour, considering his condition I was Mil busy planning when a mighty band on the lines brought our horse to his haunches, and ourselvu nearly out through the suddenly part ed apron; and the Cameron residence loomed massive and dark ::n our right. As 1 stepped to the sidewalk the driver descended, too, but , motioned him back. "Never mind, thank you." I said "I'll get some ono from Inside to help carry him." And In a moment my thumb was on the pushbutton and faintly there came back to mo through heavy double doors the fnr-off echo of tbo bell, Jarring against the silenco of the great house. The promptness with which chains fell and bolts were drawn surprised me. And yet, 1 suppose, it was mere ly an evidence of the perfect man agement of an establishment wherein every contingency Is provided against. A footman, as Irreproachably liveried and groomed as though tbe time ware midday instead of after two o'clock fa nt wit aaotMr man i twakaa Mr. c i. but I shea." 1 Ind tier, ne Bao i luted t nmeroB ie haaaon aad carried i t m up Kill flight of granite itepi, bo the massive guarding lions, and bim in a great chair in the 'foto the whic, sculptured Bra- vnd though this would probably the mom exciting topic or Hie I' hi; II for weeks to coma, he pan In other than tho usual, kabeedy, the hath r, however, no 1, n perfect a aervltor, wag irlvlleged; and Louis, volatile most characferlatlQ of bis coun . collapsed utterly, without tt parently, ai any restraint what Tbe former'i laleraat was eri in a oommlseratingly luguhri age ai d ;i few blunt questions, Frenchman wept and sobbed 3 leas sympathy. And I bad it k-lui mli Ibii irth Ta ine m . ruddy and roM 11 tbe world llki r he wort' a bat! fcnd bis crown an ven tonsure, star ill Silence, Then, d for a turning moment in k nit baa happened to Mr Cam- 'i I could toll you. Checks is my unguarded reply "I uld teii us himself." Is so wasted, sir! And his he hi clotbea. I never saw Mr. Cameron In such clothes." It was quite true what Is ended. I bell They wero oi , a p, pper-nnd Salt mixture, coarse of texture and Ill cut, yet not much worn. "He does not recognize us," Checks needy went on, "and at 111 he Is con si Inns. May I ask you, Blr, where you ugh bim from?" e to lgnoro the question, in sudden r at Ion of the necessity of caution. "And lie has boon missing a month, they say. sir. Ib that true. Mr. Clyde?" "Ml BOing!" I repeated "Who Bays he lias been missing?" "The servants all say so, sir." "Than tbo servants must get rbl of he Idea, at once," I said, sharply. "Mr. Cameron hns merely been out of town for n while. He went awny ror hli health, and new he has returned, bene fited. Do you understand. Checks beedy? He has returned, benefited. And now, you and Louis will get him 'o his room, while I telephone for Dr. Massey." Chockebesdy bowed, assenting, and LouiB, still whimpering, willed ill! eyes. It was nearly four o'c lock when the physician left his patient and Joined mo In the library downstairs Hlj face was very grave. "I have examined Mr Cameron thor oughly," he said, "and I can assure sou that he la not seriously Injured." Tbo phrase oienod up a new line of tbajught to me. 'Seriously Injured?" I repeated. "I don't understand, Doctor Do you mi an that " "I mean," be Interrupted, blow on the back of the he t:o fracture." "Then lie was struck?" "Undoubtedly. Probably "that the nd caiibod wita sandbag. Hence his present dazed -wn-ditlon. Had the blow been delivered With mora force, it might have result ed in complete loss of memory, You have henrd, of course, of Instances where nun have forgotten even their own names?" I nodded. "Mr. Cameron will regain his mem ory. It's merely a temporary matter. 1 have telephoned for a man nurse foi him one who understands auch canee, He will be here In twenty minutes. At present Mr. Csmeron Is sleeping, j am In hopes that when he awakens his mind will be comparatively riser." CTO j A n inwiUti'in tg nit ndil by Doctor fldrw eje sssf to every gjrk nrl ti;'n m.11 or wtimnn to am 2 oorwjlt ttxi Faculty or tli! dr Hot! "J j- f JIufTal i, N. Y Irr UUr. Wn it your eg imnpti'fr fully ami frankly. rrt rvrrv S3 J2 litttcr will I xi careful' y ronaidurvl, fully H anmrrriI and ita gfat.-mnnLi IW.I at jj BlTicllj priyaloeud aMMUf conlkluaUh). m Dr. Plerce'a I 1 eca Discovery j mntira for rirti, frur ' and thaa In- 5 vtgdraf tho uyntem K-ir a ittrpid liver jj t Ft-v Its atlrriiiant indignation, tlyeMa, S fi I'-adache-, ixrhai ditxtm " , mil Eareath, S5 SJ IWaty t'OilU tl tot i"ic wi ll liltUT lrit, eaa mm I ijm of atpetlt with dintrn r fiftcr oat- S C Ins, r.TvomtujiHj aad tk'UsiLf, luiUting w S3 2 til fcJwO. U NTi:i(i-NI'S, i-lt her a. ID Knritll "t.t-ullnr," id.' h Arm ((, bland, licver falllo m.ih i nre mi i tiinplKxIun nVgiiitirlfr. WrH 1 It VN HViUKNIt O.. It.-niltnu. Pa. WRITE Tor lllnntmt.-il lllmi llnnk rt.'t' rinlnil l,;.T-k lurin l.ciil- ..f ,.:,l.-tn N I Hik ttk WM M Ul.llKlUU l.u.l.ili. Nn Oak. Easy. I BBS you have u new rook. ' trnld Mrs. Keen, uh sbe smiled ut tbo host tH across the table "Yes," replied tbe hostess, "How did you know .'" "I've been studylni tbe thumb prints on the plates," replied Mrs. r, BettevB 'ii.' ruin ,r n Barn Enounitv tAk, . .ill nil uctitiiiiiiiiiliin in on,. Snv, ni)i.ljr itlfl .li.rful. .ml rrilabl OH- PUUTSUH AKTiHUP IIKAi.lM; 'II. HoliaTM I'.i'n anil Inula 01 iaaM iimn. He, fiSs. li.ui. I)'iif mutes in Hons speak lo lot It FOLEY KIDNEY PILLS rich in cub ati va Qtiaunaa FOR BACKACHE, r.H CUUaTISM, KIDNEYS AND BLAODEB USE ALLEN'S FOOT-EASE,5 fbo antlaritii kflWdll 10 lo ihakt-n Into Mm kl''aV If ? : wittit rot nud eoaiforl fof ' : atinnu, ' : . RiTnallriK ff t, af f Allcn'fi Kint-K-nw ll m li.v ctmi and bunions of nil . n nnd pWMll t-. to ntid IMlHoM sniiia. iwti XI. ttuntf fur l : lnnlcs. PMMl LeMleMf ttwm ii nd (f BrMkt9g in Nowriho-v l ti teMsnMaii mfirt e.-. tivt ry vt tl a.'. Try If t id.iv. rtll i-yiTywh'-m, et- t-. lon"f 'W. t iuu"lWute. For FKUK trial . add ruaa AUi ur. UluuUid, Im Hoy, N. Y. ADVICF. TO THE AGED A It in,; - Inflrmltltrt, auch oh allicslsh iiiwfl, weak kl.lm vf und tnrpltl llvrr. Tuft's Pills lime n ppcclflc rtlect on thewp orran, ftllmuLttlne thsbawSlB, Klvm nuturnl Action, und tmpurtfi vlgnr tu the whole syt jcm. Very Plain Criticism. Children arc not always grateful bi Injts, and they arc notably hard to on- tertaln. At a birthday party a kimiiy natured adult had tolled hard in tin effort to amuse the Children by mi nun of parlor magic, vi(nl riloriuhin, nur- lesqae dancing and the like Thi other adults proecnt were high!) aroused, und soma of the children deigned to chuckle mildly. Tbe mothei or the hoHtess, bower or, fell that full Justice hud not been rendered, ro bv fore announcing refreebnentB siie tool paiim to thank the entertalnor, mid to call tim attention of the youngsters ta in girts. "Mr. Illank Is very funny, 1st 't ho, children?" She concluded. Krom the rear of th, room came a Eiuiall, dhrlll voice: "Yi-Bsum. but not so funny ,is he he thliiks hS in!" Young Financier. Kri ddle came into the house ont day and said that the woman next door liad offered him a penny If hi! would tell what his mother hud said about her. "I'm so Rind you didn't toll," re marked li Im tnotlipr. "I wouldn't have her know lor anything that I even DtentlOB her. You're u wiao lit tie boy, my dear." "You bet. I BU," returned Froddli "When she offered me the penny 1 told her that what yon said was some thing awful und It WM worth half a dollar " Pale by Compariton. "You have a large library'- Do you read much?" "Not much. I have never yet been able to llud a set of books that was so Interesting as the talk of the ageui who SOld It to mo." Queer Trouble. "Wc nro having B hard time with that smoke." "A hard timet That's odd. It s from soft coal." CLEARED AWAY Pro,icr Food Put the Troubles Away. Our own troubles always seem motg severe than any othc-rB. Hut a hen a man is unable to eat even a light breakfast, for years. Without severe distress, he has trouble enough. It la small wonder he likes lo tell ot food which cleared away the troubles. "I am glad of the opiirlunity to tell of the good (Irape Nuts has done for me," writes a N. II. man. ' For many years I was unable to eat even a light breakfast without great Buffer ing. "After sating I would suddenly bo seized with an attack of colic and vomiting. This would be followed by headache and misery that would somiv times last u week or more, leaving me so weak 1 could hardly sit up or walk. "Since I began to eat Crape Nuts 1 have been free from the old troubles I usually eat drape-Nuts one or mora times a day. taking it at the beginning of tlie meal. Now I can eat almost anything I want without trouble. "When I began to usu Grape NutB I was way under my usual weight, now I welsh 30 pounds more than 1 ever Weighed In my life, and I am glad tf speak of the food that haB worked the Change." Name given by PoBtum Co, Battle Oreek, Mich. Read the little booklet, "Tho Uoad to Wellville," in page. "There's u Reason." Breer rcml Hie nl.ow- lettrrf A w M epailNSe from (lm to Mm.-. TBc? rr ...ii.. . true, and fall of hujuae upset.