spoke; he turned a little to the light.
end the eyeegiass giehme in 9 eye.
The young constable sprang forward.
“Stln:aree!" he screamed.
But the gray sergeant flung his arms
found their Drlsoner.
“That's right!" cried the bushranger,
as he trotted off. “Your horses and
even your pistols are t of reach.
thanks to a discipline for which I love
You hang on to yourbird
. my friends, and never again
misludgts the one in the bush!"
as the trees swallowed the can.
tering horse‘and marl. followed by a
futile shot from the iirst revolver which
the young constable had picked up, an
embittered admiration kindled in the
captive murderers eyes. ‘
V. I '1!
He Got the Spirit.
. ERE’S a suburban home whose
' owner's principal delight is in keep-
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and a guest were smoking on the front
lawn, The guest, after lighting his cigar,
threw the burned match to the ground.
“Oh. I wouldn't do that. George!" said
“Why not?" asked the guest, surprised.
“It spoils the ai-Wharance of 3 place."
was the answer. ‘ t’s just those little
‘ things that makes 3 p
ehort While and his host asked:
“Vi'l:St. where have you been, George?"
I just went down throw my
,cigar ashes in the river." said George.
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The Victorious Defeat
By Katherine Howe
“I'VE got to play ragtime in u ciienp
Philiil) Hutchlns looked at the girl
before him with an Odd mixture of hu-
mor and despair.
"Oh. Phil! That's awruil its heart-
-' disgraceful as borrowing
money till people get on the other side
how much it cost
him. in Germany
he had’ l3-en ‘tile
critics had ed in. "But you see
"Bravo." But the now;
war had come, and “Oh, dearle!You
he had returned to mustn't '
New York to try mustn't!"
0 make a living; It was her turn
with his art. with now to the
this result. problem Iairiy in
"But you little the
girl: ii I could I can
only in e the
‘never.’ " he cried.
with an attempt
at being courage-
Ruth. I've heard
great artists in
Berlin, and you-you have it in you.
"But no one will pay me (or playing‘
I can play beformthess clubs, nncl at
afternoon teas till the end or time. and
it never occurs to them I have to [my
room rent and have at least two meals
can't do it. a
resus'and agencies till the .ver)' thought:
of one makes me sick. It's just about as
bieasant a. prospect to think or gain!
homeen failure-arms: what you said.”
“BUT you're not a failure!" he as-
serted. “I know tine playing when
I hear it.‘
enough for hotli or us.
your concert, and we shall be to-
gether all the time."
an snswer she put her hand In his
It had in-en
“some day" they should be "always to-
gether." It began wllh their rlrsl meet-
ing at Burieson‘s studio receiltlon. When
her accompanist failed to nppenr, and
he nflered to be A substitute. llow won.
inyed, following, help-
to ,taik together and understand each
"Oh, ii’ you could only get the ear of
Merriden!" he exclaimed. “lid could
might as well try to get the ear
of the Czar of all the Rusliias. I'm not
going to attempt it again. Yesterday
when I called. after mak rig p
pointment. the secretary said lilr. Mor-
fiden could see no one, as 0 was not
well and was going away for a rest.
what’: the use?" ‘
"You ou ill to have called yuiiriloi
Bille. Lambertl. or something furolvrn
lauzhed the young man.
“Tia it!" she exclaimed, Indip;ilnili-
instead of llutchins.
. It main-s me furious to
think lhki. Amerlcnns “liil It‘! lheir own
artists starve while they just shower
flattery and money on nnythlnp; with a
fureizh name.‘ . I
"it won't always be so." he said.
"Maybe lint; but i”t‘e not to (Ive it up
and go home. Phil. 1 don't believe you
quite umierrtandvtii lint means. yhou
see, my mother made snrrincrs for me
to come In New dy. My
father was always against it. His mnill
it pretty hard [or both or us. Now
. “You Can Have a Ylnce as Cashier in
on. One oi His Stores.”
.cent of him to ofler I .'
mother hat'in't nny more money to sand-
and I wouldn't want her to-if she had.
I meant to bdenrning something by now.
I didn't want to so back
see. father is bent on
mun-an old friend or his who has bar-
rels or money. He was terribly angry
ecnuso I refused. He said I would
come to my senses yet, and come back.
This man writes me every little While
saying he is wait-
Never!" she broke
Ruth's mother met her warmly,
mothers have it Why of doing, and even
her flttiler seemed Iliad in see her.
man wit -nu wv
refund Your dollar
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down was sir-iiou.r...r..-Pu o u.
But. it soon became Bl">i"Ial‘enI that hi3
giltdneisa hid a covert chuckle at vrilal
he construed in defeat and surrender.
He let her know (‘hit he had been iosinli
and he expected her to either
he lidvanta eoun match which
was still Waiting for her. or 80 to work
‘I you won't marry I'll-md," he urged.
"you cnn have n plum nx mishier in one
of his stores. I think it was pretty de-
(‘oliidn'l do that!" lite cried.
knowing well that it only men I more
omwrtunltics for him to push his atten-
A few days after this the neighbor-
hood experienced something of n sensa-
tion, when the very rich Ind [million-
ailie young widow. iiirn. Ilenfew, stopped
In hrr rat‘ before the modest home of
(ill! Lamb;-rts. She was getting (ID 3
henvfil for the benevolent d of SL
Matthew's. and would Miss Lambert play
"Iiul." obiectell Ruth. "I have no
SEND NO MONEY
Rush your order I'nA't‘hlI minute for I Doll‘ 0! thl
We -mnmntee to
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them in ion-
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nllswi-rod the Indy.
A lady who was visiting one of the
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to hrcolnilnny nulh, thcyhltdnrehearsnl.
an she was entirely satisfactory tile
Iirzillinn and Saint-Snena numbers went
on the program
Ruth felt on the night at the concert
just n lliilu tluiier of delight that her
It-tiections were the best in the list. but
she won.lere.i,how the audience would
take them. Jitter the beautiful "Havan-
aise" there was n rsltht-r ncriuncfory ap-
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