capyriwii,lm ly I II. r:uiirieli.PotliaArr-.
slmol-sis or‘ PRECEDINU CHAPTE
story in this issue
and subs Junk’: wile. V ioi
i. n II on , .
HI'I1:Ilun riirs'ni"e'n:"ilh:i'-rgl Id: to lniorni on inner: “MIL They I-y It a A long lane tint Ins no turnin-
hroih has ‘ n enibesslfnr iroin inn where M Iblv has come home I .3:
oisriiiployed. rack decides to nettle the matter wliha t was s reed on all hands that a HIP” gill’;
list nrhi ii. wh it he is victorious. alter givingup ih. should be niado,‘as there was nothing to he gs ue
ye-nl. tluiirion is rel is my goes in London to hy delny. Tho Lheerlul was the only independent
help his brother, who on raallsins t t his ci-line is one oi the par in bad no relatives to consult.
llarka-ray an in ad: it was not that either zimmeriuan's or
covered, Ihuohl hlniseli.
with lh-is wlvtii ar
on use on
ire a l-ran.-h guide named csbnehnu.
ncd"HIi:niie"Llilri hinsto niset t
he is associated
in has been in comma
cation a ar a and iorres her to take iandanurn series at the Auprlqr-Xnble, it was supposed lhatihey
and ieai-es hers-iiipo end. she revises, however, had gone to washington ioraday or Zwn's em...
andleare l s insinnw iti her maid, determined to re. .10", A, the .1.“ way, on .. veil,’ cliai-icy
tense her. it on ciibunhou. Rullllnn. nliriilied Lurker-'1!IIends heciinie alarmed. and their disiriay
I-in h-l-rd -r--1 u humln II intro "-1 "9 Hl"'“"7 was heightened rather than Illuyed when they re-
pariv as Mr fit:-c‘::l Navudu and f ins I-h‘o,n::P$'“ ceived ii telegrarn irorti Ynulrtou announcing the
gm,-; ,7 ;;,";'';',,'‘,3", "-",;3,,-;',:' :,';=':,':,“,:: 35335513“ i.‘i’.'..‘.."e“y ‘J'v'e“r' t"i?’e"olE'fi'i'l.“t‘i‘ii "$‘i‘.?e’e't“L;l.'i
-,,",,‘,,f ‘" ’ "" ,,,,,,u..,,. mg... iI‘ktendtio‘n heingh to ioinminck liariraway and his
.,,,,,g .. ..g irieii s nsearc oi the oumaino o . gm
no t i. p we do not say that Eln and charlsy were rig
. .,,, in running away with lioun Jack on the cou-
hy the la trary, they were decidedly wrong. out boys will be
turned natsey arehreskliiirthe geverriineriiregula on boys. and we cannot put old heads on young
in inva'dinieths lndian Territory. Thsirteamster
them and depart with the soldiers, and U1: pcrty ls leit
without wnrons, horses and out a scanty supply bi pro-
5 must return now ior a
calied.liim, whom we leitenterin
the Naval Academy at Annapolis.
e soon managed to get lntoas inan
scrapes as his lather did vi-hile he was at aghpol sii
college and was in a iair way to sustaining th
Harknwsiv record when one day he receilved a letter
sroiri h which iiarkaway s .
. it will not ti
that my rilerioe is caused by ill health or clan is
trust. hiit through there being no facilities (0
pristnge. Be a gun
ahsent, i shall cherish you very dearly in my uieni
cry, and to hear oi your success on my return wii
rive ine genuine pleuure
“Oh! Wilt‘! It
was thebheeriulls niuitered coru
and he won't take me
on leii. hehind."
came irom headquarters for him to
nasiu rid: in the test rig class.
the course or instruction he reiuseii toobey
en iiir aster t uc col-
aiter helnix impri ned in h ate-
ior twenty-iour hours,h s dismissed irom
thti academy and sn-ide his way to the Maryland
Hotel, where he spent two weeks waiting (or some-
thing to turn up.
as usual in such ‘cnllemllotlling did “turn
up." He nii-oke to the painiul conscioiisiiess that
he ni st do something ior hinisel .
it warliist aiter hreakisst, and he was lounging
aboutlhe hall, when he hotel clerk came it
like an early settlement."
“I'll attend l-0 H."
“'l'hll‘n what you said last week. air,“ persiste
“ohl it will be all right." he said. "1 have not
irohi my lather
--it doth not seem lllrely thltjnu will, as we hear
hlnriarkawaylsoutweal, i the clerk.
u know rho .
i what's the use oitalkisllz?"
r liih '
rnorrow. Ker a will he ooiiarriient to
leave the otel. we can ?
the clerlr.wlth a twinkle in h s eye. it w
Ind was wall u to hip wor .
said ack. quietly; “under any circum-
ienve here I.onIormw."
c kuodded his head and returned to
. a was is the poiiitoigoing outto seek
Charley Larker wn th ly one could
d"‘ Liked Chlrley.
and. Elie! explaining ti
nwhavii the good wor
Jack hit his
troduce l-:iri zimsiierma
mond studs, an
gel’. while he carried a gold-topped cane in his and rain; they II.Itl niiitered hunger and thirst;
a is ey had ronghoil it in ever way; at ilrst they
- iu,'-said the ClleerllII.“ynn arewelcomea th thought it go ll lun to slee wrapped u in a
dowers in hlay. out why is thisthusr what hank bllnkeusllom. soiiii-tlii ior drnuer,aiid trim a
have you been rohhingt Hnslyour grand paternal iire.und coilkl hiit iihcn it rained so hard they
relative been gathered to his others. or have yo crnIIdn'I get a tire to lriiru, and. alter traveling all
struck oil!" I ay, they sound nothing to llliont, except s prairie
--No. An uncle died. d leit me ten thousand nor, and they met is’ no we or within thirty
dons a, which his will a d lwas to have the con- hiilea, they hecauio wonder where th inn came
: to e s on
count alter the iuneral, rigged myiiel! out, and
hurried on to see you.’
. re. You are a gentleman at large."
--l>recisely. -Ts e a cigar, and let us celehra
with a home or extra dry."
into the dining-roo
dered a bottle oie snipagne, to pay ior
pulled out a roll oi hii ii.
word." said Jack. "you're ilnsh
"Indeed they do.’
rn dead hroke."
“Do you want any oi these rags!"
“Holltuly. i o. Pay this ior me,"said Jack.
He showed Elsi his hill, andthe latter, without
mtinienrs hes tatiori,gave him Mty dollars.
instantly told a wa' er d the clerk to
and when that iauctlonary arrived. he put down
ri : -
the hill and ltii amount. sa-
' I shallggo tomorrow.
on receiving his reeei t he looked like a man
“May a hurnbla individual like in selrvetiturc to
llI(i]Illl'-2 whine your hlghnefia in 50 ng tomorrow?“
Jack re lied
"In w at qllartu oi the globe!"
“Oh! in the slack snewhere, wherever r gone back," raid sin,
that interesting quarter may he.- No." said the cheeriul. "I know the governor
geography is limited. The too well Icr that. Hil'd ricoer o hncii. it seems to
ca lilllsa sin l)a ol.I,i1zIr the north iork oi me We've struck the rlghttraol: and they cin'l. he
' in. ar ahead, either as there ashes haven't been
oiug." touched hy the raln, and it's just three doys s nce
El . , we had astoriu." I
a sat rlres. “Your reasoning is not bid," said Charley, liiling
ly soul and kliigl" cried your lack. "l'rl lire blngockell with crackers. .
g hotter than to you with me." -- urrshl ho ii. we struck the trail at last hy s
what would ll chill’!
reading this, new eabscrlbtrs may calnulencl the
inlet hrenka into .vai-k l-tarkaway-s house in England
' Ind Hitrvuru Ilie, lllltll, ol
proves to ho
and take a look at Jack Harliaway
or the "Clieeriul." as the
bo arid work hartI,as. thou h
e‘: going to take that sucker, old
d the clerk. "Mr. Gor-
e hill is not settled to-
rare cure or 'uilr hasgage."
done this sort or thing oeiore,
a newcomer. T s u.
dressed in the heightoiiashloii. wore dia-
n e amethyst ring on his iln-
mi and or-
the eyes oi envy irate upon the hoard oi the
red I-Lin. '
I'm like Japhel, who went In search on hther,"
By Bracebridge H emyng
“Should we require many things
“Nothing but buckskin suits
sud onies. all or which we con!
orC eye ne."
“consider it settled." replied Eln. "l’ll pay all
buy at Yaultton.
--Then this iiiinnt will make one oi the party," re-
marked chiirle .
“My soul and king!" said young Jack. “This s
larkefs pnrnxlls would I ow them to:
a diingerous region as
might at any nioincut ran it prey to wild beasts. he
the viciirns oi starvation, or succumb to tllenl.ta:cks
laaltinioro and Ohio liailriiud ior the west.
and any hothing to anybody. This idea was ‘hith-
iully carried out, and ii any one noticed their so-
a shoulders. ,
lvionnted upon their active and much enduring
ponieaiclarl in their huc s in suits, armed with
ir ' ton riile rid only hurdened with
e a rig
cartridges, they lelt the condnes oi civilization lull
I a e But the time they had
more. they presented
a very diilerriit nppt-arlincc to it-hut they did at the
and rri-lied lhpz we
e plains niade sturdy liuntsnien
or them. it it had done nothing else. They were ut-
, not knowing in the least where they
it way. and In‘
still they pressed oriwsr . l
ahcutthe middle niawarru day they halted to‘
rest their horses. l
at thntcliarred and hlackened stud over
tillers.” remarked Jnck. I-soinehodyls had a big
Aiilonlr the heaped dehrls, they saw the
wheels oi wagons. a quantity oi cans iuil oi various
things which had escs ed the action oi the tire
op e consumed iionr. bits nl
harne s.rt . C nsp nous among the wreck was
a large tin which contained crackers. little
worse ior the ilarnea taut this did not surprise
omuch ill while he IIVI written Inside
' the t'ii was painted with a brush. “Jack
Harkaway xpe iti ri. No.10."
‘sortie wagonu have evidently been burned here,"
-lies " said cliarley. "It's all that remain
oi the ixarkaway l-zspeditlon.
pounced on them hcreahoiits and hurried all their
lupnjllel, and they have gone on the heat way they
re lmck again in Marylaiid. '
Aiter a halt they pushed on with renewed vigor.
An hour heiore sunset they cniuped. and. picket-
their supply or iood w
ceptlon oithe crackers clinrley had atuiied into
know much shout liuiiting."
looking at the ground; “hut r very
taken If those are D01. bear trucks. 7
Wllatldo you call those by the side;
In Search of the
Mountain of Gold‘
them side by side. and tearing down some branches
iron: the trees. put them over them, by way or a
t in seiirc oi nine, . I
:3 exhausted, wlthgtha ex- while panning by the bear with a haudtul oi
houglis Jaek saw something which arrested
. hi, ntteii ‘on hi was ii piece oi striped cotton
said Ellis, and apiece oi cornmou white paper. huth oi wllicll
had stuck to the claws oi the hear.
The cotton had
the latter something
ok kesninul ieet."sni<i cha v on . Wmien in l>9“G“<
replieiiauck. It was rudel done, as ii b a person who knew
Ills.’ h N very little o English, and ad received no edu-
-- ; l I d‘ . H’ ite R earn ow. onion. g
on N?>seo':veyf?)l‘leolvntll:'::oolt igfandxcllollse hint out This was it: “See A double ell on the Be 50."
lils bear meat!” For Iwhilejiiclk couldn't make this out, niid hr
thought it most likcl V
while he was gazing hither and thither,
' the Rocky Zlloiiiiiain species. broke
through the brush. and walked slowly into the
View or the cv
"I see him. ho]‘ll"ExcliunIed Elsi, iull oi anxiety.
“First. sliot-iirat shots" I
Bin raised his ride to his ahplllder and tired. The
bullet struck the hear, out did not seeui to hurt
ior he rose on his hind legs. touched
art witii one or hi V
,sdvanced upon his atitngoiirt.
“Shall we fire?" ercliiinieii‘ .. g
no!“ hurriedly replied rain. H Leave hirn
He hastily put another cartridge in his ride, and
lirod again, hut he was so excited at shooting at a
rthe dr t
Then he clubbed h g
with this utmostimpetuosit '.
illing him that wa .
oi dght. Ind went
hy his side. But
s coui pahmu.
e I they
duke, Ind ll.‘1l nlzr own no we don’! lnllow it
up gcml," continued the Cheer ul.
Jllck halted to look For the s ot where s
MONDAY PICK!-ZD ass or THE means oi:T or THE BUEHEB AND HANDED [T To HAh'K,
‘ WHO REGARDED IT CRITICALLY.
Zimmerman and the bear iell
‘A‘t'the same time it s
A painted lndian sprang iroivhehiud a tree;
he whoghad lired the shot. nsrti
drop ircni bin hand and lh:‘linll: has
knee, raised his side
renting the hnrrei on his knee, he sent is bullet to-
‘ward uhariey Lurker. who wasalittie in advance oi
"0b,Oodl l'm l.lltl"cried (:liarley,u he pressed
startling it with his hits
as ea .
"Poor chsrleyl" said .laul.-. the
y -l h it h
mg was useless. and taking one more glance
he once merry
were lying hiidd ed together in aheiip.iillstoii
it was a terrible situation ior the cheerinl to he
placed in, and stronger ntllldl than his
given war under it. .6,
and they sd been killed so suddenly that their
death was more drearltul than it would have hreii
under an other cirsriiiialane II.
‘ exsrnlrieil t,-harlry Lurker and Bin to
were actually it.-ad.
rrlmli ior don t or crllljl-cinre.
rowing their bodies toucthei. the hay plncct]
or hint. Einjs ride-stock de- l
scended upon the head oi the animal without d
ayeil hi-lore and heen iavored
was deail and
traveling hrought iheni to a
uzsled over at with some curiosity, in spite oi the
re more 5 arsely scattered terrible depression oi mind irons which lie wa
the hear ivo e ,
paws. and uttering
is his me that he missed.
and the next moment
hiniseli again and again. >
the phospholorous sixty-ninth does that mean?"
Now you've got it. ‘can't you keep it: - alion the
Bat.‘ Good enough."
. T at
dead Indian wrote it. He, no douht, is the hat. The
hear set upon her
upon a night which at any other time
appalled him. Now
stiiieri his hair. ior
“See A dnuble ell on the Be 301" be repeated to
' “What in the name of
Then he repeated itcuicker tnd quicker, on the
lioueticpriuciple, to see ll he could make
ense or it.
This time he succeeded.
-<0 A L L. -see it douole ell.‘ Good," he muttered,
‘On the‘-that’: nliiin enoiignes AT -5 '
He redected a moi eat. and then went on.
-isoinegirl had this paper in her h
while waiting lor the bst.and
’.l‘,l1elndinn lollowed up the bear. Hencl
.lack could do nothing more tor his dead com-
iile and ran toward the bear pauious, and he determined to explore the mystery
asi sure oi thoroughly. -
The ear,however.ivas lull Finding the spot at which the hear had come
into View Jack looked (or his tracks. and had not
ceede more thtn I dozen yards before he cam:
' g ‘ would iiavs
it did not cllrdle hil blood 07
he had snppeil lull oi horrors
I sued loudly ior help tnntaricrrioon. g
e on dult get at his kniie. eiore him, horrihly mangled with the claws or
and was at the mercy oi the the hear, lay the body oi a young wosrinir. s
ear. whose grip tig teued perlectly white. thou n has coniplenion had a
every instant. slight olive tinge. and er hair was dark as that oi
You is nd charity the daughters oi Italy. she was dead, and had
Larker raised their rides. heeu so.apparently, ior more than linliau hour,as
but immediately lowered the hody was rapidly heconiing col . ner dress
them. as they saw that they was torn, or race and breast laceratcn, her arms
could not Ere at the bear hitten,arid the jugular vein was scra c ed open,
without running the risk oi this hnvlllibeen the cause oi death. its thequniitity
killing their iriend. The oi hioodw iclz‘slltnnled> the ground lsbimdalltly
o testiileil. Taking the girl by the shoulders, he
dragged the corpse to the open space, where, on the
to the ground
hoth mortally wounded, ior
loud ar whoop wa heard
k as lightning he leiion one
with his uniniureii hand, and
and aank to the ground.
to are his second
more skill and success
the cheeriul hail con-
are coming into
ail hes-n nae
cc, now rigid in death. ihck
where ht>nr,1ndl:rl and Eln
Rolls hiii irleiitis T" t M"
aliivl there an. no
this Indian asked
A ring ,
closely at it, he read the tliuue “An! n
cnhuchou. and‘ her
or pu tti rig ulinrle
lorilt. trnnipledgrass, the other victims or this
tragedy iiere laid out.
ue more!" said Jack.
Then he counted on his ringer:
“One, two. three. tour. and tha hear live-hi-e
lives lost all in a moment as it were. and all hecnuse
this gi'rl torneet him. well. it‘! a
Wonder who the girl la, Ind how she
on her anger arrested his gaze. and looking
I ."Ind lllldel‘
h, in smaller letters, were the words, “Frail
Young Jack did it t know niiytliiiig about
ilight iroru W s
-- or Anitiil" he said to liiiuseli “you are very
young and too retty to die. l'll hi y you with the
redslrin. in lie you were togethe , in d atli you
shall not he sepprated." .
He he auto dig a grave with his k ie, and made
rapid progress, the ground eing amp and oi a
sandy nature. But when he had it ring, and it was
h contain the bodies or his wit
iriends.he did notllkc to at hem n. It seemed
so hard to part with theirs lien, and ii oli aomz
looking at t e o
looked about him ior something to place
grave,biit could see nothing but a hough which
grew in the shape oi a cso This. with a little
triiiiminit with his kniie, a revered his pur one
hetier than iiotliiri . lie ioiight agsinst the (null
y arlrer and Ella zininrerman out
oi sight iorerer, hut it had to he don .
On Ein’s iliiger was arlng; this he put on his
o r. charle ri gold lluop round
his necktie; Jack took this.
“I must have some keepsake oi the dear old
boys," he said.
Then he revere
piiicirl laces upturned to the sky, and they looking
as it the an only gone slee slowlv he let
the and IR" out at his hands, ta trig up hiaiidiul
aiterliandiui till h -ere covered.s on
the sound he placed t as.
it remained ior hi Anita aiidthe liiii ian.
then he won d go the ponies were
picketed,taks his hianket, wrap hlmseii up in ,
and go to sleep to was ght happen on the
grave when a short
as the dreaded war whoop oi the redskius.
Look gup w
to him- their sides were painted h ,
was iislly nivare that,taken hy surprise as e was,
its use lie let the knife iall iron:
is arrua in token oi sur-
> clans surrounded
‘I I e hound belltild his hack, and he
g prisou . liidians i tended
h-Ill‘! min he could not tell. hut two or g."
lm a ' ii
woods. while the third remainerl'len"theLi)i'c'eDil'ego'i ll:
while the adventn h d l
beiallirig Yuulllz Jack rneliadlllgs lll.>vf:LEsKCc()rl‘llbzd Wm
scarcely less rnonieii
vi-inrderings ol‘ ilsrkaw
rnhllrig over a
n so swollen that she could
ii ior her hy
te 'nlr own g ii wlli .
l ced, Hank carrying onee d ‘lliondaythe other.
iola s ieet were swollen and hlistercrl. 8 lie.
was , s gular
struck the sarne path the hcys iiad
Lyle was still leading. suddenly he held u his
hand, The whole party hailed. P
‘what is u i" asked Jack.
ii ed 1. le.
"Pools! pooh!“ said lgroleuor hlole.
bellgvzklrsord oi It!"
It u or yoursell. then," replied Ly
Mr. hlolelooked iii the direction in
uwpile lndian sitting on the trunk
at his ieet Iviuhnnother, either dead or asietil. mm
detected tlw sound
lprl‘lIRln[ (will his