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W"P>'“5m 19"‘ by “'- ]’- 1303"?‘ ‘:04 certain July morning after a wild night
CHAPTER 1' His father gave him a nod. his eyes
' ' Ia ' UXURY had come to reverting to the morning paper which
Reginald DeVelt the butler had laid by his plate. He
' ' early in life. At 20 peaked at his le'cd grapefruit with a
t G) he had all but halt‘-attention that meant a rise in
sucked his orange stocks.
e dry. He had been Ilis mother. gowued in a white, cling-
‘ ' pushed th ru the ing breakfast zifialr. raisvti her lips for
: WFR open doors oi liar: her son's morning caress-. She noted
.‘ .KQH . . the frown of liored unrest that lay on
Vard with the help
of an expensive tu- his brow, despite his clieeriul greet-
tnr, who then bade him a fond farewell. lug. Mentally she wonrlerccl what new
One haxi to he fund or Reginald, how- thing she could buy for her darling.
There hurl been many times during his
ever one might regret his lack of back-
bone. nursery and growing up (lays that she
lie resembled both parmts. lie had had asked horseli the Santa question.
the bright coloring of his beautiful She knew that when expensive toys
mother, and he bore :1 weak likeness pulled on liinrnotliing short of dewptlir
to the virility and enterprise of his reigned in the liouso.
magnate father. With nil the lndula Once. at such a crisis, a pet deer had
gence and petting that the boy had hcen hoisted to his private playgrounds
received from birth, his father often that were laridscpped upon the moi’ of
wondeted if he could by any chance the big F-ifth avenue mansion. This
escape lining worthless. Yet he vied hall amused him for some time. Iiut Vtfaltil could ilv-wise. Anti from habit were a sort of crcmn for his ncnr-uix-
with his wife in indulging "son." The the deer died longing ior green pas- they made the effort to please him. lie foot stature.
dated on him. idolized him. spoiled such a boy-such 9. r,hild4even Of course Reginald liked himsolt im-
' boy brought up in such
tures. it had no successor. That, was was
yet, with his merry brown eyes. his meuaely. txo
him. six years ago.
At 20 Reginald exacted of his: parents long, drooping lashes, his fair skin and nn idoiatrous environment could help
amusement their grea
"The top of the morning, to begin
thinking that Reginald i)eVelt was the
with," was Hcginaws greeting on u. whatever t wavy brown hninaltho all lhesethlnzs