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Whm the Colorado Burst Its and Flooded tha Imperial Valley of California . CHAPTER XXIII CinHaaid. —I 1— The na of foar waa ton from her •in TW trembling man wua gout, i ntfiM wildcat to her place. Toll me, Maldonado? Left hla hams, when he trope the Mea with eaa cola la his pockets? No, now. Ho brouffit her to o«r loot. tWt; Lap*, (bo wife of Fetlp* tko Bogota a. I told Mm not to fool wttfc Felipe; fee Indian n> dangoroos; ho hod hot blood. Moldooodo attack mo ho ■od Ml am ognta. -Maldonado told mo to grt a Mg meal. I told him that ttmhrlV llpe. When I oold I mooli oat cook for that troachory ho cataafl mo* ho kicked am again." Sho throw od tho rekoao. dragging her drooo 10000. •'Don’t,** frowned Rickard. Bo had aeon o watt ncrooo hor ah on Her q •creaming lino of polo. She wonnd tho rehooo oroood tho dlahonored ahonldor. "I eookod hla dinner! Thera woo n lot of llgoer Felipe woo drank; tho toqallo mado him mod. qalte mod. Bo ooonmd to know something was wrong; ho fooght aa Maldonado draggod him to tho coll, the eenor rememboro tho ccUf 11m next day Maldonado oent for two ro rmlea. They startod tho oast day for Knaenada, taking Felipe; that day Maldonado brought Lope homo. 1 mid she could oot stay mad bo laughed In my face, aenor. Ho pot me outside the walla. I hoot that gate until my fingers bled. I reams* tiered the kind face of tho oooor, and then I came bora. Ton will batp am, •eaorr Rickard shook bis head. *1 ahull hare to look Into this thing. If this la true It's prison for your husband. You won't hare to fear Lapo." -When bo goto oat ho trill hill ma. senor." The terror was oeialag hor again. Before she could begin hor pleading be colled to Marloon. -Ask Ling to find a teat for Bra ora Mnldooado. Tell Mm to giro hor a good meal." He most trap the rogue. That In fernal place moot he cloned. Tho woman had come la the nick of time. Thom trlbee wore to ho guarded an reetleaa children. CHAPTER XXIV. Mokard Makes a New Beamy and a ■a r r |Mrt iww rnwo. The coming of the Indians gnru the Impetus the work had lacked. Under Jenks of tho railroad company a largo force was pat on the riser; throe, the wearers of tho brush msttreosso that were to lino the riser bed. On tho hanks were Urn brash cutters; toas of willows were to be cat to wease Into "Yew Will Help Me, hewerr* the forty miles of wosta wire cable waiting for tha cross strands. Day by day the piles of willow broaches grew higher, the brush cutters work ing ahead of the mattress workers In the stream. In the dens# undergrowth the stolid Indiana, PI mas and Mnrlco t>aa and Papngoea, straggled with the Aerre thorn of the meaqult and the oserpowerlog smell of the arrow weed. Aa tough aa the hickory handles they wielded, they fought a clearing through dense thickets In the Intense tropic bent Down stream the Brobdlngnnglan arm of the dredge fell into the mud of Um by-paaa, dropping Its allmy burden on the far bank. Down the long stretch ot levee the “skinnets" drove their mules and scrapers; two pile drivers wars setting In tha treacher ous stream the plies which were to anchor Um steel-cabled mattresses to the river bed. It was a well-organised, active scene, Rickard. In hla office, dictating letters and telegrams to Mac l,eaa. Jr, felt hla first satisfaction. Things were beginning to show the re fudt of months of planning. Cars were r Mng la from north nod oast; ovary daerry 111, Lea Urlm «od Tuc m nnUttwH tor (Mr undertak ing. A Ailw Math, plan desk. Ltafc is Dm UM, Milt u 4 whit, butcher apreu. mIM tor tha W MM* Ba stood wiping tha per •phutioa from hi. Ini hairless n CM tor th. Inc rilk-tapars* queue. -Writ ttacr *1 c* Mini..* HU Mn vu watt aa 01k. T a. atwr it n n thuodordap. Thare vu aa ama to raplan Lteg. who vu drawing tan th. aMsiy at a print. ncrvUrr. bom Llag? It would be tun a«nor«llyliif to th. nap than to Mu ma ngtn.vr. Unu Ml ltu. Bomm .n Htm Mo Ukn wimia Wum aba atop, Uas war •Ttoii Hardtop lldari wok. up. -She til tltoa HkN trouble. She riasj. Sha Uriah win vtUn On, ewk th, ahow Ltoc cualcn please. Tnrhn Uac nkn pltmn I I DO Mar that woman." Unutterable gnel tty la the IntiMVU ton. Rickard ud Marina, Jr. ockuiri (luen which deepened tram conc.ru Into perplexity. They eoultl not afford to ton Lins. And offend lira. Hardin, th, cup already HunUneaque? Rickard grew placating. H, gat . half how wheedling They met at the Huttos plan. -Ltoc go tamale.” -Oh. Lord," snuMd th. manager, e, pi touting. “All right. Ling." With th. dignity of u oriental prince, Ling pattered out of thu toot Rickard wav puckering hu Up. at hlv Mcretuy. "I’d rather tok. enter OIL" A half hour later, Marina nw hlv ehtof leave hla teat. H. vu In trah linen. "I wouldn’t mp plum with him thte mtoutat Shall ba aa mat aa a wot hnl* ' Mia. Hudla. Am bar tod by hn ■even window, nw Ma eamlag She ■tipped into a vuatoigllgii of altor nate raw. at toe. and nrln coastruct dld ant mak. the mistake at anaoth tog bar hair; bar taadnet told her that tha Mp dtoerdar bon aut tha an ad tha amllpae She waa arm. lag ta bar ramada whn StckardU knack naadi* aa tha screen door. Haaplta hla protaato Ma atartod wa ter hotllac la hu chaflag dtoh. Ha had aot time for tea. ha declared, hat •ha toatvted am are king this can at a •octal mare. She opened a bn at ■War wafetu, hu seal that of a child with a toy kltehea; aha waa playing dolls hoses. Rickard aada aeveral apnlngi for hla errand, bat hu wlta aped Ilka a gopher front hla labuad digging. Sha met fclv mood with womanly dig nity ; aha ta toted hu cogaatrin. with held hu archness. Ha found ha aroald have ta dtoeard diplomacy, blurt out hla maaaaga; au bludgeons fu this scampering agility. ~My mlrntoa to a Uttla awkward. Mia Hardin. I hop* you will taka It all right, that yoa will not ba of fended." “Ofleadcdr Hu faca ahawed alarm. -It’a .boat Ling. Ha’a a qaeer fal low; they all are. yoa know.” Ha waa blundering Ilka a ocboolboy un der tha growing shadow to Oerty’a bine cyre. "They recent authority— that la. from women. Ha to a tyrant Ling la." -Tear* Ah. aha would aot halp him. Let him laeradut -Ha wmata to be let alone: he doeant ai-preclate you kind help. Mm. Hardin.” "Oht" Her eyre were hot with lean*—angry tears. She reold not •peak or woald not. She ret ta hu ■polled doll’, hoove, all hu pleasure la hu toy dishes, her pretty finery, rained. He could not care If ha could humlltato bar so. It waa tha moat vivid moment of hu Ufa Nat area when Rickard bad toft hu, with hla klvare atlll warm oa hu Spa, had aha felt ao outraged. Ha waa treating hu as though she ware a servant—dls cbsrgtog her bees pan aha was tha wife of Hardin. Hu ayre grew black with anger; aha baud than, both; be tween them, their Jealousy, their ri valry, what had they ms da of hu llfof She remembered the woman sha had area In hla ramada; aha had hoard that tha Mexican was In camp, em ployed by Rickard. Hu thaaghta ware Ilka swarming haraata. "He’s an ungrateful brent Mrs. Hardin. I told him I would not let ynn waste yaw kladnaaa ana toatant longu—" Oh. aba aadaratoodl A blttu pleas ure to are him aa confused. Rickard, before whore aaperlu appraisement ■he had aa often wilted I She would not help him oat Dev sc I Sha rare when ha paused. Ha thaakad hu tor meeting hla half way, aad hu amlla was loeerutable. "So I’m discharged r -T oo can’t ba discharged If yao’va never been employed, eaa yoa I Thank you ones again, and for you tea. It waa delirious. I wish Ling woald glvs us Ire Ilka that" Boorish, all ot It, and blundering! Why wouldn’t ha go? When ba had hurt hu eol had hart bar sal Hu hand mat Ma, bat aot hu eyes. If he did not go quickly aomstklag would happen; ka-would are hu cry ing. Tha angeto that guard blaadaran got Rickard aot of the tent without a saeptdoa of threatening tears. She threw aft hu acgUtaa end the pal* bias slip; tha tears mast wait for that Than aha fiaag beraelf aa hu bad and ebook It with tha griaf at wounded vanity. That analog tha ehtof had a Mat ter. Tha wlfa at Maldonado, aoaw at tha tear pressed oat ot hu eyee, braaght to Ms latmduad khakis, socks, darned aad matched; all tha missing battens replaced. -1 haven't wan a amtehad Back." ha toM hu. -for teootha. That’, great. eeaora." . He wanted to get ta bad. bat aha Ha gered. Sha waatod to talk to Mai •boat hu troubles; ha had re atlas ad hu agatoM talking .boot than la camp, aa aba oraritowad to Mm whenever aha found a chance ah out Maldonado, tha children. Lana. It was gattlng wearying, hat ha Mali not shove tho poor thing eat geaora Maldonado gave a sharp la taka ot breath, aa aborted — M Rickard, too, aw a man’s figure out stda tha set sea door. Tha Maateaa woman premed a frightened hand to hu heart. Of course It waa tha vango ful Maldonado—he would kill her— “lf I an Intruding." It was tha voire of Hardin. "Coma right In," wrireoad Rickard. -Oct along, senora.” Tha Maldonado •lipped out loto the night, her hood still against her heart. Hardin, a roll of isspa aador hla arm, entered with a rough saoor oa his face. A dramatic scene, that ho had Interrupted! And Rickard, who did aot like to havo women In raip. White women! Rickard, still sleepy, naked him to sit down. *1 waatod ta vmk ta yoa shout those concrete aprons. They toU aa yoa*vo given aa order aot ta have thsaL- Rkknrd rselgned himself ta a long argument. It was three oTdock whan Hardin lot hla ton la. When ha waa gstUag raady fisr^bod acaoa Harffia had antarsd upon. Ha atarad rnaiprahaadlngly at tha aeraan rtnnr Bating with uatfarataadlag Her ffio*a caaraa aaaer tha lfsidooado, brae thing foot, hor hand over her heart. “Of course he’ll think good lord, thsoe people will make mo lata an old woman! I don't corn what tha whole caboodle of them think T Five mlauteo after blowing oot hla candle ho was deeply sleeping. CHAPTBft XXV. From her tsfriTwhore fin was writ ing a letter that lagged aoaMhow. la nes Hardin bad seen Rickard go to her sister’s teat. Sha did aot need to analyse the sickness of sight that watched the dsnring stop acknowl edge Its intention. It meant wretch edness, for Tom. At a time when ho moot needed gentleness aad sympathy rasped os he was by his humiliations and disappointments how could any woman bo so cruel T As for Rickard, ha was beneath contempt—if It were true, Gerty's story, told in shrugs sod dashes. Bbe had jilted him for Tom; and this his revenge? She had not known that sho bad such feeling an lbs thought roused In her. It proved what tho bfood tie Is, this tigerish passion sweeping through her. as her eyes watched that dosed tent—lt was for love for Tom, pity for Tom. Bos honor—why, Gerty did not know tho meaning of the words! How long would It bo before Tom would see what every one else was seeing? What would he do when he knew? Hating Rickard already, bitter as he was Bbo was not no biased os he. She could oeo why Marshall had had to re organise. Rstrada had shown her; sod MacLsno. Her sense of justice had dooe the rest. Rickard hod proved bis efficiency; tho levee, the camp, the military discipline all showed the geo- ' oral. Whether he were anything of an engineer, time would tell that. It was a long call ho waa making! Sup pose Tom were to com# hack? Sha must watch for Mob—make some ex cuse to pull him la If ho should com# back before that other went— Hate ful, such eavesdropping! A prisoner to that nan's gallivanting! For on instant aha did not recognise the figure outside Gerty's tent Her fears saw Tom. Sho ranched tha screen door In time to oeo Rickard lift hla hat to a disappearing flurry of ruf fles. Angry eyau watched Rickard’s step swing him away. From tha teres that day, aha had a glimpse of tho Mexican woman on hor knees by the river, rubbing dothen against a smooth stooe. A pile of tight-wrung socks lay oa tha book. la nes stood and witched her. *1 must remember to speak of hor to Gerty,” oho determined. -She prob ably does not know that thorn Is a washerwoman In camp.” It was a weak later before she re membered to spank ad the Mexican Manas hkrald. By EDNAH AIKEN wobisd -who could wash.* The two women were oa their way ta their tents (ram the mere breakfast Bettors Hsldooado was leaving MacLean’a teat with a largo bundle ot used clothes under her arm. "Sha washes tor the men.” I’M go ing to ask her ta da mg khakis tor ma. Perhaps this woman would ba willing to do all our laoadryP Oerty had been wondering what aha would sag to lonsa. Tha speech which Angry Ryaa Wstchad Richard. needed only aa Introduction was stirred lata tha open. -Too moM sat.” bar rote, trembled with anger, -goo mast oat ask that woman. Sha to not to ba spoken to." Tha girt ask ad bar bluntly what aha meant -Too uraM not giro bar your wash ing—eeuM oat spank to bar. r*a oat mentl good It before. I—l bopad It woald not ba airiereiy. Tom tsM Ma not to spank at It" “Tore told you aot to apeak of it? Nat to epaak of wbatl” "Tau muM kara observed—Mr. Rick ard r Tha grit’s ear did act catch the abort pause. -Obaerved Mr. Rickard r -Tha coolness between aa. I scarce ly epaak to Mat I deal wish to past to Mm." When had an this happened. lanes demanded at herself? Hud she been ■sleep, throwing pity from oatdeted dreams? *T won’t eoaatanaam a eocamoa af fair Ilka that' Her eyes. sparkling with anger, reggestsd Jealous wrath to lance, who had bar first Mat at tha story. Sha hod Ireland never to takr the tare value at bar alstar’s vathal cola; It waa only a symbol at valaa; It stood for anarethlng atm. Tha yellow ayre ware on tha dredga buck at aa It swung serous the channel, bat they did not register. Sha was angry, outraged; aha did not know with whom, with Gerty tor telling bar, with Rickard, with Ufa that tote sack things he. Sha jumped up. "Oh, atop It!- Sha Hashed out at tha tout, fol lowed by a Strangs bitter amlla that brought age to tha tare at Gerty Bur din. In bar awn tent. lanes found excuse for her lack ot Belt-control. Sha did not Ilka tha color of scandal; aha hated reiudga. Gerty had said tha whola camp knew It; knew why the Mexican woman waa In camp! Sha did aot tram Gerty to anything alaa; why should she tram her to that? Sha would forgot Gerty's gossip. Bat aha remembered It vividly that week as aha washed bar own khakla; aa aba bant over tha Ironing board la Oerty’a aw at taring "kltcbaoatta.” Sha thought of It as sha retaraad Rick ard’S haw In tha mam tent tha aaxt bmmlbc: rack llom thav mat Aa thought of IL And It was In her mind whan she met Sanore Maldonado by tha river oaa day. aad mads a sudden wida cares to avoid having to wank to bar. CHAPTBR XXVI. Tima tha Umpire. Tha rival waa low; Its yellow wa ters bare tha look at oriental duplicity. Each day was now showing Its prog ress. Tha two aada at tha trestle were creaptad ecroae the Mream from thMr brush a press. A tow weeks at work, at tha present rule, and tha gap would hu dared, Hardin’s Mg gate la It; tha by-pass ready; tha trap oat for tha Colorado. Tha tensity of aUM apart waa la (kt air. It was Inspiring activity, this pitting of nut cumolatlva skill against an ■lrenatul fares X. Oaucariaa mind which did not ttagl* fori tha prtvl lagtd thrill of It Ta tha stolid native this day at wan-paid toll waa Ms mll lannlum. tha fulfillment at Ibe pro,>scy. Hla gods had as apokan. rood for hla stomach, Uquor for hit stupefaction; tha white man’s moaay laid to a brawn hand sack Sunday motatag was what tha (rant gods fan spoka. Tha completion of tha work, tha whits man’s victory, would bn an end of tha tot tinea. Hasten? Why should they, aad ahortao thrir day at opportunity? Between tha two camps oscillated Coronal. sUsntly agaatttag Mar tha whites. Jabbering hla primitive In peranto to tha tribes. Hie friendship with the white cMefX hla aga aad nat ural leadership gave him a unique po sition to both camps. Assiduously, Rickard cultivated the old Indian who crouched days through by tha bank at tha river. The engineers felt the whip of ax dteinenL Never a nun left tha camp In the morning who did not look to ward that span crawling across the treacherous stream, measure that widened by-peas. Would tha gate stand? Tha Hardin man halloed for tha gats, but looked each morning to sea If It ware atlll there. The Reclama tion Service mao and tha eoglneerv of tha railroad were openly skeptical; Sisyphus outdone at hla own gurnet Estrada and Rickard looked furtively at tha gate, with doubt at each other. Hardin, klmaalf, waa reprereed, an eager Use wire. His days he spent oo the river; hla nights, long boars at them, open-eyed, an hla bask, watching tha alow-wbeeltog, star-prtekad dam• of desert iky. His was tha suspense of tha, man oo trial; this waa Ma trial; Gariy, Rickard, tha valley, hla Judge and jury. Tha gate grew to ba a symbol with him of restored honor, an obsession of deal re. It mast ba all right 1 Rickard was all over tha place. -Watching ovary piece of rock that’s dumped to tha river,- complained Wooster. -BeUsvs ha marks theta at night r • They wars preparing for tha final rush. Ia a weak or two, the work would ba continuous, night shifts to begin when tha rock-pouring com ■ancad. Largs lamps were being sus pended across the channel, acetylene whore ceodel power was that of an arc light Boon there would be no night at tha break. When the time for the quick coup would come, the dam must be cloeed without break or slip. One mat waa down, dropped oo the floor that had already swallowed two so eh gigantic mouthfate; covered with rock; pinned down to the slippery bot tom with piles. Another mat waa ready to drop; rock was waiting to be poured over It; tha deepest place In tha channel was reduced bom fifteen to seven feet Each day tha overpour, anxiously measured. Increased. A third •team shovel had boon added; tha rail road sent ta several work trataa fully equipped for service; attracted by tha excitement, the hah ore ware commenc ing ta coma to. It waa a battle of bis numbers, a duel of great fores wham time was tha ampin. Any minute hot weather might tell oo those snowy peaks ay yooder, and tha released watara, rush ing down, would tear out tha defenses aa a wave breaks over a ckUd’s fart ■edi at sand. This was a race, and all know IL A regular Into dispatch system was to fores that tha laiuahtag ears might drop thrir burden of rock aad gravel and ba off after more. The Dragon waa being fad rude meala. its appetite wbetted by tha glut of pour ing rock. Tad Marshall can# down from Tue soo to hla car. The coming of tha Palmyra aad Claudia rippled tha se rial watara at the front for days ahead. Gerty Hardin, too prand to tall bar astonished family Mat aba wanted to desert the mass teat, shook herself from her Injury, end -did up” all her lingerie gowns. Mrs. Marshall waa not going to patronise her. even If her husband had snubbed Tom. It was hot. Ironing In bar tent tha dsora closed. Everything curried a sting those Indoor hours. Sha was aSama with hot vanity. Twice, aha had openly encouraged Rickard; twice, ha had Sooted her. That waa hla kind I Men who prefer Mexicans I Sha woald never forgive him. never I Sha followed devious channels to In volve Tom's responsibility. Thera was a cabal agatoM tha wife of Hardin. Working Ilka a servant t she called It necessity. Everything, every one pun ished her for that on act of tolly. Life had caught her. Sha saw no way, aa aha Ironed bar mail ruffles, no way out of her cage. Hor spirit beat wild wings against her bora. If aha could •re away out I Nothing to da hot to stay with Tom! Maddening, too, that at tha mere table, ehe caught Rickard's eyes turning toward, rooting oa. lues Hardin. The girl herself did not area to notice— artful, subterranean, each stalking! That was why aha had coma running back to tha Heading I That the reason of bar anger whan aha had Mated of tha Maldonado. She learned to hate tones. Bitterly aha hated Rickard. Tam." aha as Id om day- Ha turned with a swift thrill at expecta tion. far bar voire sounded kind; Ilka tha Gerty of old. -I have always hoard that Mr. Marshall has terribly strict Ideas. I think ha ought ta hoar of that Maxi can woman. It la demor alising in a camp Ilka this.” ”1 Ml Marshall anything against hla pet Cleifcr Tha Hsrdln Up shot oat “He’d threw ms out of tbs company.” The pretty scene waa spalled. Ta hla dtomay, aha buret lata a atom of taara. taara of self-pity. Her Ufa lay In tatters at her feet tha pretty fabric rant, torn between the rude handling at thorn two am. Sha could not Sava reasoned out her Injury, tnada It coo- Storing, built out of dreams as It was, heartless, scheming dreams. Because •ha could not toll IL her sobbing was the non vloleoL her eompletate Inco herent Tom gathered enough frag ments to piece the old etory. “Ashamed ot him. Ha had dress** bar down Into Ms hamUtoUao.- Hla sweat moment had pamad Ha vent a tow futile momenta try las to cocafort her. ”Dea*t COSH near me." It buret from bar; a cry of revulsion. Ho stared at bar, tha woman meeting his ayes la Saehad fiManrs The hatred which ha saw, bar btttsrnres, corroded hla prida. scorched hla self-love. Noth ing would MR Ms love for bar; ho know that la that blackest of mo menta. Ha would never forget that look of dread, at hats. Ha left bar teat That night tha eat under tha stare had no taunt Hardin had It out with himself down tha lavas. That valley might fulflu Estrada’s vision and hla labor; might yield the harvest of happy homes; bnt hla n> not there. He had bean tha sacrifice. CHAPTER XXVIL _ The Walk Hamas Claudia MarakaU ant at tha hand of her stately taMs la tha Palmyra, mats as a sterns bat for tbs burning eyre which followed her Tod. To Innas, her guest It was a tragic presence, at brooding solicitude. Lata hours, Mritmmit. might abridge tha Ufa aba aa passionately poured; but aha would aot demand the sacrifice of hla riser. Marshall's cigar followed tha cottas. Tony, tha wMte-cuppad Italian cook of tha Palmyra, was removing tha cups, loose waa carrying her double Inter est listening to Tod Marshall*, broad sweep, getting a now viewpoint aa ha minimised tha local scheme feeling that silent presence at tha head of tha table. Then something drove Claudia from her mind. What Mr. Marshall hud arid •wept a disturbing calcium oo Tom. What If. truly, thu river fiasco could ba traced to that overxealooa hand? To Tom, this undertaking blotted out thu rest of related big endeavor; hot that was not the way her boat was looking at It Ha was too courteous to give her discomfort; he had not sold It dl rectly. But always It met her. rasa up to smite bar, wherever aha waa. Waa It not egotism, personal prida that waa making her cover her eyes. Like any simple ostrich? Her brother ■ aeenme Mm anybody etas's brother I The dredge fiasco—the wild night at the levee—no Isolated accidents thoea Hardin's lack I A Hash of miserable she mo cams ta her. How they had aU been trying to spore her —Eduardo, these Madly Mar sha Us—Maclean I She won retains Impulsively, to ask Tod Marshall If he thought could ha think It prebaMi that th«r would tulL when a atop that sent tha blood to bar face took the carta stain at two leaps. Mow, In deed, tha dinner waa spotted. That’s Rickard. I forgot to toU you that 1 nuked Mm to dinner. He couldn’t gut away. Ha said he’d ran la for cot fee. Hallo, Rickard. Thought you'd forgotten us!" Sha hadn’t thought of that matte fancy! She found herself ebahlae hands with him. Could ba aot hear bm mind, ticking away at the Molihmnde episode? Of coarea ha woald Insist an a»,li| her to bar tent PnnctUlona, always Writ Shu just wouldn't Patterns ate could slip out soma way. Sha wsalt watch bar chance* *Osa I talk shop for n whiter aakat Rickard. They withdrew to a reahlenid win dowsaat Innas had found bar chaaca Sha aaksd to ba abown ever tha eaa lanes confided her plan. Sha wants! Thought Yaw’d Forgotten la- to slip oat. “8ho woaM oot Intsrrapt tbolr arming; Mr. IknM hod bo* Mas to dlacnaa » Mrs. Marshall would not hour at lb 8ho aald that Mr. Marshall mold mtot fortlTo bar If rin lot MMs Bor dla go homo sloaa. Bor oppasMaa was softly Implacable. Ison want back to tbo sitting no* of tho car angrily coerced. BlckoM ™ o»ni donated, cocTscsatlnaslly, with his raporior. At last dsapsratoly, aha roos to go. Of coons, ho most Insist upon golag with bar. Of coons! "1 was going back sariy, anyway, roi to bo np at dawn tomorrow." Tho goodbye wan sold, lbs fsoad hanslf walking nbaUloasty by Ms stds. “No, thank yoa I" to tbs add of bis arm. (TO Bb COMTUfUSD.) According to tho statlsddan sf ■ Now Cork trust company, than an Mb* MB millionaires In tbs Unltod Kata*.