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CHAPTER XI. Continued.
The poor fellow looks plteously at
Miss Pauline, then goes to the win
dow, and looks out. with his head rest
ing disconsolately on hU hands, and
bis elbows on the sill. Meanwhile
Miss Pauline In low tones describes
the recent daring exploits that have
marie Colonel Bob a hero and a lion
In Parts, while the girl listens with
open-eyed wonder. Presently she
makes the amende honorable Bob
feels a warm breath near his cheek,
tht-n his name Is whispered to the
softest of tones: .
"Bob! oh. Bob!"
He answers not, nor turns his head
then a rounded arm slips around
his neck, and the voice of the charmer
Is heard again:
"Bob, dear Bob, forgive your little
With exceeding delicacy Dick and
Miss Pauline have turned their hacks
upon the couple at the window,
though both fmile broadly In "tiro"
midst of their conversation when a
very positive smack Is heard, imme
diately followed by a low cry of, "You
"It's made up, thank goodness,"
"They're happy again." sighs Tick,
with such a look upon his face that
the girl from New York laughs out
right. "If the divine passion brings such
tips and downs In its train, what folly
for people to seek its favor," she re
marks, with a twinkle in her eyes that
"Still it Is a universal failing has.
been from the time of Eve, and will,
be to the end. We cannot change
our natures any more than the leopard
can his spots," he says, stoutly, and
something In his look causes -her to
"These desperate men, how they
must hate you. The Mexican does
hrihAim. . I r.-. :
not hesitate to stoop low in order to
win bis point. What will they at
"Well, they won't have much more
of an opportunity to get at us in
Prance, as we shake the dust of Paris
from our feet in twenty hours and
by the next morning salt (mm Havre."
"You have decided to go with us?"
and another blush follows the attempt
to appear culm.
"Certainly. Now that this man
eems to have decided upon harsh
measures against you pardon me.
Mine Pauline, but you ueed a protec
tor," and his glance grows ardent.
"I have always been able to pro
tect myself very well up to thU time,"
aha replies, rather coldly.
"Nevertheless, unless )ou order me
away, I am going with you to Mexico..
I mean to see the last of Senor Lopez,
and checkmate him at hU game. May
I go, Pauline?"
She laughs merrily.
"You decide first, and then aisk per
mission. Yes, you may go. There
now it U late. Good night, gentle
tueil." CHAPTER XII.
The Message Miss Pauline Did Not
There Is nothing for it but to obey,
and the two gentlemen depart for
their rooms, which is not a great way
off, the colonel lu a traniort of dc
Jighl. while flick Is feeling rather
The laul night in Paris lias turned
out to be quite an adventurous one.
Only a few more hours remain before
day must come. Dick bleeps uneasily
he bas before his ml ml the Impos
ing figure of the New York girl, who
came alone at the ir.nst dismal hour
of the night to warn him of sudden
danger. What though it was too late
her Intentions were all the same.
No wonder he cannot sleep as of
ore his days and nights of bachelor
freedom and -ase are numbered with
tbo past henceforth bo must experi
ence the up and down that mark
the t'.t of one. who love a woman
or hour laUed'to the pinnacle of de
light bevaui-e sh coon, the next
dropped Into tl ylif fle-pulr be
cause she frowns.
' flood by. Dick lVuver. happy go
lucky, good liaturcd, free uud easy
bachelor; enter the sighing, daring
and determined lover, eager to win a
smile from the being he adores, Ignor
ing most things that formerly went to
make up his existence, in the race for
The balance of the night passes
quietly, and with the rising of the sun
the gentlemen are astir.
Colonel Bob examines himself In
the glass, and sees that a barber may
remedy the work of the flames, so he
hastens to find one.
Dick meanwhile seks the scene of
the previous night's conflagration, and
in the house across the way finds his
portmanteau, together with that of his
Thanks to the foresight of the
colonel in locking them, no damage has
Securing a vehicle. Dick has the
leather trunks carried to the Grand
Continental. Bob turns up presently,
looking something like himself. The
flames mercifully spared him for
which he cannot be too thankful, for
Bob Harian would feel lost without
"Pardon," says an attendant, touch
ing Dick's arm. "Mnmselle is walt
ingfor xe gentlemen In re private
sitting room. Zis way, please."
They obey with alacrity, as both of
them fed the pangs of hunger. The
room Is a cozy breakfast parlor, and
both Miss Pauline and Dora are there.
Dora is more of a companion than a
lady's maid, after all, and Miss West
erly treats her as she would a warm
friend, which fact. It may be set down
for certain, pleases a certain Indi
vidual known as the Sheriff of Sccora
Miss Pauline has been reading sloud
from the columns of a Paris morning
paper, the Figaro, and ravishing
Dora's ears with the praise given to
the brave American who performed
such prodigies of valor in rescuing so
"So, the conquering hero comes."
exclaims the New York girl, as she
rises to shake hands with the blush
ing colonel, who keeps his regards
fixed upon Dora most assidiously.
They sit down, and breakfast
W At '
j 3 ir i vj jr.
i Villi k
X I Ml
served In the way tftat the Grand Con
tinental Is famous for, snowy damak,
delicate chlua, and food fit for even
rich Americans. Over the table they
are merry why not? all of them are
young, and life looks rosy Indeed,
from their standpoint.
They shape their plans for the day,
wlich is to be 'heir last In the French
capital, fend dei ido upon the hour of
starting for Havre, referring to the
time table of the railway, and Gilding
that the evening mall for the coast
leaves at 7:10:
If, as they have reason to believe,
thl dai'aplly outrage, the burning of
the lodging- house, has been the work
of Senor IjIz and those tools who
atand ready to aid hltn. they can Im
agine the rag? of the -Mexican when
he reails the morning papers, and finds
his plotting ha Ix-cn In vain that
where he would have made annihila
tion rure, he has simply created an
opportunity for the American eagle
to scream again.
Thi-y see and hear nothing of him
during the day, but have a Cotisi-pMis
feeling that bis t hae them uu
d r continual iirvillunce.
During an hour In the afternoon
th:it they have to themselves. Dirk
and bin eomrudM replenish their ork
of firearms. They are going now to
a country where it will be more nic
etcary than ever to dep ud upon them
selves for protection, and both men
know full well the value of good wea
pons at such a time.
Thus the day wear away.
They all have an eaily dinner,
spread by the hotel management, and
paid for by Yankee gold.
Ml a Pauline seems a little anxious,
as though expecting something that
baa not come.
At a quarter after six she rails
messenger and delivers a letter.
"If we have left the hotel for the
railway station, the one the Havre
trains marts from, follow us. A
nepoleon if you catch us. Should you
fall, have the message sent by wire
to Havre a my exi-ii.H
The messenger Lowe and hurries
away. Dick hapiria to bear what has
bet u Bui J. and wonder what business
of Importance !; Paullua bas ne
glected until the Ukt hour; but he
wisely remelns a'-lunt. It la none of
bis affairs, be reflects, and yet. later
on, upon considering: the matter, he
Comes to tho conclusion that rr...,
after all, ho did have a little In tercet
In that luislnrhs.
"All nhnnrd for Mexico!" calls
Colonel Boh, as a man announce! their
They rlNp from the table In some Ut
ile excitement, and proceed to look
after the small things. Travelers of
siKh long experience know Just where
to find everything, and in a short time
thrir trunks having been sent ahead,
they enter the carriage that has come
to take them to tho railway station.
The gen'lemen are very attentive,
and look after everything that is nec
essary tickets and compartments are
secured, the baggage registered, and
it is ticven o'clock.
Colonel Bob enters the car; he has
been walking up and down, enjoying
tho comforts of a cigar, at the Fame
time casting curious glances upon the
people to be seen at a Parisian rail
"Well, they're on board," he says,
"Who Is that?" demands Dick, aus
piciously. "Our friends, the enemy."
"It's nothing more nor less than I
expected I suppose they come bag
and baggage. The haughty senor "
"The beautiful senorlta!" says Miss
"And that charming bull-flghter the
great and only Barcelona I always
doted on bull fighters!" remarks the
provoking Dora, which remark causes
Colonel Bob to grin.
"That Isn't all I have also a blood
hound on my trail. Becking my life
the shadow that has sworn to follow
me to perdition, or Mexico, or any
other hot place. In order to get even
the hornet that stings so painfully
Is after me!" he cries.
"What! not that miserable bug
hunter?" says Dick.
"The darling little Professor John
aboard this train! It Is too delight
ful!" murmurs Dora.
"That same wretched specimen of
Britibh assurance and arrogance Is
on board, also bound for Mexico, I
reckon. If we run across each other
again, I suppose I'll have to do him
up and next time I will, so me
Moses!" and as Bob thus makes use
ol the professor's favorite phrase
Dora almost goes Into convulsions.
Now the cry Is heard. "All aboard!"
Of course there Is something of a
rush, for even In a well regulated
French railway station there Is alwas
the man who comes late, and the wom
an who at the last moment discovers
that she has forgotten to look after
her luggage, the friends who come to
see others off. and call out endearing
phrases all the sights. In fact, fa
familiar to any one who spends much
time about railway depots.
"Here we go," says Dick, as with
the clang of a signal bell the train
Miss Pauline takes one sweeping
survey of the lighted station scurry
ing figures ore all around her, but she
seems to look In vain for the one site
seeks. Finally she Rinks back, and the
others can hear her one despairing
Dick chances to be at a window, and
looks back into the lighted station
they are now leaving, Just in time
to Fee a man running after the train.
It has gained too much headway for
him to catch Dick recognl7ea the
messenger who was to bring Miss
Pauline an answer. He says nothing
about It. since It Is none of his busi
ness. If the matter is worth atten
tion, it can of course be sent on by
telegraph to the steamer at Havre.
(To be continued.)
Getting the Business Done.
A few ;enrs ago, before the Austra
lian ballot system was In use In flec
tion primaries. Attorney General Wil
liam 11. Moody, who was tin n a law
yer Rt Haverhill, created no end of
amusement by a remark that was Im
mediately turned Into a Joke and
which has clung to (he cabinet mem
ber ever since.
In those l.i9 the "slate" was usual
ly made out before the caucus by the
parly leaders.-and In this particular
cane "Hill" Jeflers had been selected
to present the "slate" lo the assembled
voters. It was new business for Jef
fers, and lie became a trifle nervous
when he secured the floor. He had
the list of names of the delegates In
his hat. whii h he held In bis bunds
as he stooil up to addrcat the chair
man. But, In Ms nervous plight he
seemed triable to read th- names and
stillness relgnoj for a few moments,
while he endeavored to gain control
of his viii al orrana :
Mr. Moody was standing in the rear
of the room, aLiI after some time had
la-en wauled by JefTers In trying to
ga'n hi. power of speech, Mr. Moody
addressed the chair, saying: "Mr.
Chairman, I move that the lUt of
name In Bill J ffi rs' hut tie nomi
nated," and it was. amid suppressed
laughter. Boston Herald.
Plummer'e Odd Passenger,
I'ome years ago, when the lato Al
bert riumiiier of Stillwater. Me., was
pi.Ntpia.'-ter, and Uo Mage driver from
Stillwater to Ormio, be was doing bis
stable work oi.e morning when In
came a young fellow called Henry,
who was well ki.pwn for being simple,
to engage a itssage down on the
stage In the morning of the next day
for himself and a young lady be was
going to tuke to the circus at Ban
gor. He hardly knew bow t tell Mr.
Mummer about the young lady. After
waiting a while be said: "Mr. ptum
mer, I want to go down with you In
the morning." "All light." said Mr
p., "I will cull for you." Henry bung
around the stable awhile, and finally
he said: "Well, Mr. Plummer, there
Is another young lady wants to i,
iHutijltui (Brmtr uub (Bay
Some with Solemn Ceremonies and Some with Joyous Sports OWrre
the National Day of Memory.
With solemn step and slow to where
The honored and the blest,
The Nation'a valiant dead,
Let hymn and prayer
Sound through the perfumed air
Aa little children springtide blossoms
Violets, lilies and the lilac bloom,
Daisies from grassy leas
And waxen white anemones
To deck the humble mound or stately
Some slabs are old and gray.
Crumbling with Time's decay,
And some, aye many, are of yeeter
day. And of that rreager band
Of comrades left, decrepit, bent and
Apart, their white locks bared,
How many will be spared
To stand when that To-morrow's tale
Soon on their car the last great Muster-call
And they will pass to Join the mighty
At the Eternal Post.
Two. threeRunl RUNI
Heyl send that Inl
Outl Out on first, the everlasting
Our aide will have to hump
Now watch Tim Murphy swat
The ball across the low
Bay, he can't miss It Yes,
I missed my guess.
Oh, Gloryl Why
In thunder did he let that catch go by.
Confound his hide!
Run, Mick, You'll make It Slide,
you sucker, 6LIDEI
What's that he said?
WHO HAS ARMY ENVELOPES?
Few of These Reminders of the Civil
War Are to Be Found
It would be Interesting to know Just
bow many varieties of Illustrated aoi
dlers' envelopes were printed in tlin
course of the fjur-year war. It in
said there were several thousands of
tbetn. Every loyal state was prolific
of local as well as general Kuggestive
ideas for tutorial and typographical
txprefaslou, and the opiKirtuulty wan
well Improved by manufacturers of
and dealers in stationery, fnlike the
war songs of Root and other com
posers, this "L'nlon ttnelope" fad bad
an ephemeral existence.
In tirand Army halls and at Craud
Army campfires, and the atage timet
meiit of civil war dramas, almont
everything else is seen In the line of
reminders of the days of 'til i mus
kets, swords, belts, kuapxaeks, haver
sacks, canteen, liu dippers, belts.
Bags, etc. but the army envelope U
not In evidence. And yet, t-icn al this
late dry, there is. It 1 safe to opine,
many a carefully treasured i'liuen
of the oblong. llluHtrated and liincrlt!
Iniiomiie of the soldier boy's letter
from the s.eno of suffering, of strife
and carnage, which. If It could speak,
might tell a story of nlttuental and
thrilling- interest one of the tens of
thouMinl of unwritten romances of
an heroic ago that bas no peer In the
annala of the raino aud field of I
' Bioue nl.itary campaigns In the old
I er the new world.
f I f eT '.I-"''". V. , M M l ,v .7
Well, that's about
The rottenestl Someone beat In his
KIM him I Ain't that the limit, on the
Say, what's the score f
Well, we can cinch 'em with a couple
And groan and cheers admiring,
And scarlet bleachers clipping.
Rooting and hooting;
A ateady crunch of brittle peanut
A gurgling of the bottles
Inclined to thirsty throttles,
A strewing, :ot of flowers
From leafy bowers.
But cf discarded crusts and scraps of
Odors cf cheap cigars and cigarettes,
That's what one gets.
That's Just one way
We have of spending DECORATION
Well, such Is life.
And memory of death and fame;
A chiseled name
Upon a slab of perishable stone,
To one age with its recollections rife
And to the next, a name, and that
And then a man must toll
And playtimes are too rare to let him
A springtide holiday.
So here, with solemn ceremonies tread
The mourners of the dead,
And here, with frennad shouts, the
In Memory and in Hope.
Forty-two )ear ago th appalllne,
campaign of the Wilder iicsa, with all
Its magnificent devotion )U lM ,t ti sides,
was but two thirds over. Us guns slow,
ly win cling southward day by day.
iippesed with a brilliancy and daring
the annuls of war have rarely et-n
niu:i!e,i, while aiouud the heart of the
iniu.iierui-y Sherman wui drawlutf a
git die of (lie.
Now. on May 2 all over the land,
smith as well a.4 north, wherever the
grave of a national soldier who fought
in tne great war ix known, his old
comrades aud his descendants will lay
an offering of the (lowers which are
the perpetual rebirth t earth's beaut.
A Tiivote in the Line.
Hire Is a siv w'lh a plinjij stone,
Ae.l i. II.. ar ll roui..l.
Whit 'u l.ut Unlit nK alone
'J'hut murk a n initialing- muuud.
lis ntb'ht thxiiienie us o?
A t'tltai In Ilia Una
V In. dit-J del. iHiitm ih wa lov-
lour t-uumiy a IU, and niin
Who wm li? Nn-er mini! li! mmo,
AC wlioe uuiiij no im-iu,uy starts;
Ha wua but a irui In. ,,iy laj,,,
A ttiiil.r plaea lu our hraria.
No atulrly aliaft aiamls hr lo t
A lil aiet below.
Hut tn alairy aiku lur (he mm who U
tu all tlidl a nwit to kiiuw,
I'txleritr liciimn all Ite brave,
Ai.a lllila c lil.Ji.u
(Jailier wllil llo. i. l o., hg mrtvm
V h im i AJ.u.ia Uui
5 .', rrw-,rr.
1 Woman Who Has Suffered Tells
How to Find Relief.
The thousands of women who suffer
baikaihe, languor, urlnaiy disorders
and other kidney
il : H. will find torn
fort in the word
of Mrs. Jane Far
rell, of 6"8 Ocean
Ave., Jersey City,
N. J., who says:
"I reiterate al I
have said before In
pralBe of Donn's
Kidney Tills. I bad
been having heavy backache and
my general health waa affected when
I began using them. My feet were
swollen, my eyes puffed, and dizzy
spells were frequent. KHney action
waa Irregular and the secretions high
ly colored. To-day, however, I ara a
well woman, and I ara cocfllcnt that
Doan'a Kidney Pills have male me
so, and are keeping me well."
Sold by all dealers. 5 cents a box.
Foster-Milburn Co.. Buffalo, N. Y.
TOLD OF THE TITLED.
Lord Charles Dersford is sa!J to
be contemplating reentering the field
Sir Walter Raleigh was responsible
for the introduction of the potato Into
Ireland. It was a natle of Chile and
King Alfonso and Princess Kna are
both descendants of Mary Que-n of
Scots, as la every monarch In Kurope
except the king of Sweden and the
sultan of Turkey.
The sirdar. Sir Reginald Wlngate. Is
an excellent linguist, speaking, besides
several European langjaR'S. AraMc
and Hindustani. His hot!y is the
rollectltn of dervl.-h weapons.
Ixird Leeer.field. who has Just ce!e-
i brate.l hi thirty fourth birthday. Is a
nephew of IxrJ Rjsi-bery. He served
with distinction la the Boer war. owns
about 100.000 acres of land, aa-i has
a rent roil cf $4.V'.f yrarly.
Sir Edward Clarke, the brilliant
member of iar!!a;nnt who Is maklr.j
his presence felt by denouncing tfce
Idea of a tax on meat or corn, started
as a Jeweler's assistant in his father's
store. Now hi income a a lawyer
Is lloO.POO a year and he is one of
the f-w men who bsve rrfused a
Kir John Fisher has been promoted
to the rank of admiral of the English
fVet. He prartlially rr-alcd the pres
ent British navy, and ha Impregnat
ed It with the scientific spirit, and It
I due to him t!at the nvl ofTi.rrs
rf to-day muni, in aJ'.ltiun to being
stamen, b- gunners, soidltrs. ecg'.neers
snJ men cf science.
He Wasn't Certain.
At Fortress Monroe, Va , nne day
about a ysr ago. a man. a vompanit-d
by two la lit s, approach a olJir
who. with a gun on bis shoulder, was
paring to and fro near the entrance.
The warrior's appearanre Indicated
that be was new to the service.
"Can you tell uit." ask.e.1 one of the
visitor, ailrentiitg the recruit, "where
Jeff Iiav'.s wus IniprlMined here?"
"Yonder's t!.o pa ir il bouse," be
replied. Jerking a thumb over his
shoulder, "but I dunno whether
tt.-y've still got him shut up or noL"
Chicago Record Herald.
William C.Iynue Charles Gladstone,
grandson of the grel cmnuner add
heir to the Hawanlen estate, has been
elected secretary of the Oxford l'nlon
society, a poM'.b.n which his illus
trious grindfathor occupied 6 years
ago. Young Mr. Gladstone comes cf
age in two or three months, and wlii
then enter Into possession of tbe
Hawarden estate, which has been
managed during his minority by fctj
undea, Herbert snd Henry ClaJsiune.
The Digesting r. lenient Left Out.
Bread dyitpephla Is common. It af
feels th txiwels bccaiue w hite brr.nl I
nearly all stun h. and starch Is disrated
In the luleitilues, not lu the stomach
I'p under the shell of the wheat berry
nature tins provided a rurious deposit
w hich I turned Into dhoitaxe when It Is
ubjft ted to the ullu and to the pan.
.reiiilc Juices In the hum.in Intestines.
This dl.ii.tnMt abitoliitely inicsMirv
to dlgevt stun h nnd turn It Into grape
sugar, whl h Is the next form; but that
part cf the wheat twrry make dark
(lour, and the modern miller cannot
readily sell dark flour, mi Ii.Hiirf'a tal.
liable dlgi-Kter Is thrown nut nnd the
jjuman syuteui must handle the star, h
' : bekt It can, without the help that na
I lure Intended.
I Small wonder that up; em'icltls, perl-itonltl.-t,
constipation ar.d all worts of
llniiiblo rxiht when we pu so contrary
to nature's law. Tho ThuJ experts that
etf.cted Crape-Nuts Food, knowing
these facts, muio u.se In their ex-erl-nients
of the entire wheat and barley,
Ineludlng all tho parts, and uhfcte,
hem to niolHinre nnd long i-ontlnuel
warmth, which allow time and th
pnipcr conditions for developing tbe
d'.astase, outside of the liuman body.
In this way the starchy part la trans,
farmed into gmiv-siigar In a perfect,
ly natural manner, without the use of
,'heinlcals or any outi! Ingredients.
1'hu little sparkling rryst.iU f grue
sugar ran be seen on the pleets of
Crape-Nuts. This food thenfoiti U
nainnilly pre-dlgenled and Its use In
place f bread will tjulckly correct (he
trouble that bsve been brourht aNnit
y the too free use of eunh In the
food, and that Is very common In lb
human race to-day.
The eeffct of eating Oapa-Nuta ten
lays or two weeks and the ilismntln.
uaiice tif ordinary white bread Is very
marked. The imer will rln rapidly In
trengtn ,nJ ,,nyal(ll, snJ Bicou,
' There's a reason.
OH ! a.