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Street and Smith's New York Weekly
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Street and Smith's New York Weekly : a journal of useful knowledge, romance, amusement, & c. , v. 51, no. 29, May 9, 1896.
Rathborne, St. George, 1854-1938.
1 November 2019
New York : Street & Smith
New York Weekly.
The Great mogul / by St. George Rathborne.
New York (N.Y.)
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sane oe : Entered According (0 Act of Congress, an the Year 186 dy Siree: & Smith, in the Optee of the Librarian of Conyre Rushing, Dy €. Eutered ac me Post Office, New York, as Second Clase Maton ! Vol ok OFFICE Three Dollars Per Year. No. 29, | 7 29 Rose St., New York. . Two Copies Five Dollars . . 3 DECLINED, WITH THANK: Soon as old friends | : with much, insympathy between then , might, be pardoned for doing. talking of | 7 BY NATHAN D, UXNER, the adventures through which they bad . gone shoulder, to shoulder, just, as men . jo all dang imue hos soft ‘You write we sou will be my * friend ened all se eae ‘connected with Hencoforth—a * siste ht . theme Orch a Slater," Hokhing more, t rn ‘ “‘How is it [ find you here, Mullane? nd 80 on, to your letter’s end, MA ne When | r eft you lees thant a your ago, you With cruel pity, o'er and o'er, i Ie i did not hint at quitting the wervice of th . vf Bl ir John, who: - . As though you deemed the past a breath eae seperor? greatly piqued sarnone eur ‘Upon life's mirror deep and bland, wit this oldie cottty ne colonel laughed soft . ‘That nothing of tho breather saith “You remember there came a king who . - Whon blotted by @ Jeweled hand. new not Joseph, So it was in my case. . There were cehauiges in the government .o that for a time threat i } But pardon me it decline and finding 2 Provetco was ouly necures -| ye of irritation, £ concluded to throw up the t's sucred tie job before my head was demanded. After ‘ith one who thus can dash the wine a joe siaa to be out of China, and ardly ex} return,” : Of love that mantled Inte 80 Ligh, “In whieh you show good Yankee sense, Aud all the barning looks that swam my dear fellow. Having mado a fortune, ; you wou! remain in a civil: Above the beaker turn to aE ized country to enjoy it—perhaps marry * _As pomts for fnture epigra and settle down." : ve wort hoi Sir Jobn meant this as alittle joke, and To while che worldly afterthoi ght. laughed while speaking; but, rise, be saw a frown ae ‘Sppear on 7 ullane’s face. : “If, while you fed my Mame with sighs, “I beg pardon; I bave offended you - Soft-whiap shy kisses given, without im the Teast ineonding to do s0,”” ana under ado Janice of ©} the Parapet erled. glance o! “Don't mention it, You couldn’t offend : lovers. bulla cure ‘hopes ot if you tried, my dear Gordon: it ian . ence your nature. You saw me raves . that i becatise you Fecall an event in soy You merely meant to idle by life which) I bave never mentioned to @ 5 oure—to" “— living 5 which has weighed upon . * Bome tedious hours—to "draw me out” me rather ieariy of late, I ‘aig tempted % Forgive me if your friendship T to co: Should deem too lize to vot eS ‘give you pain, I beg.” . ould devin too light to eare about, Oy there is uotbing, of tliat kind cone By with it; the adventure was some. ‘s > a dagkur wn Ne : tileg Sat harpened to me more than teu ore aaaleor uses le . Fe eel T may venture to say its _ o tao a heuriey strat iy ‘ Me ‘genwne thas ia 7 wie = H And then, as your amusement cooled, : ~ fo feel ti a friend's advice i sete, an h ts Connection with: the matt wring, to torture, and contormn, wa buried myself iu China itt made Forgive me still IC T should not, abn ow that 1 dling faney's broken wing, 7 fife that chrysalis scmtence, thin q Crave sisterhood in deed or thought i Set ance jp tuto these seats, order ® Fro sneh a vile, revolting thing, ie "ight wine, and I will spin the . Ning “1 seid Sir John, who had ‘Thanks for my letters! Here are youre, sense felis certain amount of pardon- Able curiosity in reference to Colonel Mu _ With photograph and lock of utr, iaue’s burial of bimeelf in China, and ~ And, if their memory yet endures made 1 ake ‘hen one secret wager wit! . that th As something that could once inenare, Rhee commectad withers Peticoae some Flaunt them as rallying flage, I pray, ‘Possibly it bas arisen only to distur 2 0: while in China, but, since Above the ng reeling ranks i emerging from the Yellow Empire, I seem Of thos to bave it before y hour’ of the day; and, to i ~ "yoortenst oa dectine with Evanks, “My bride was yailed, so that I could not see her face, but E knew from her figure that she was a mere slip of a gir.” ers Diced are oe a peatire face of aa Anierican girl without asking i mentally, <I wonder i tno ism wife!"? what sronderful things be bas dane in the land of | possible catastrophe binted at by Bkyonski gave “Your wifer™ exclaimed SirJobu. “*¥ 4 the dra, “ou a ieud.’? | him sudden pain; but it was only for a brief | told me you were “wre Mullane.” ] The Potton was’ fa dee ‘ing | period be allowed this feeling to. have dominion | Well, you see, I have had ha extremly atured, Bir Juha coin over bim, and theu the old ebeery look came | ize that same thing iyselfs trom te 1 Tact Sei Yi ~ “it was oe year, I wns in Hong. Wong look- | back. et he face. of the girl I married,” A crim | cost Orr rie PAST. CHAPTER 1. - THE PILGRIM FROM HONG KONG. upon one of the prin- 1d smoke roll gay capital, anus, and tl Dever climbed a 8 mountain in v did he outside the pale mation; the monions sound be catered to, nbject upon which these two men, no diametrically opposite in every- thing else, couli! agreo—they were both in love with the same wom, *| “Under ordinary circumstances this rivalry | might be apt to make two men mortal enemies; profesor, had | th BY ST. GEORGE RATHBORN 9 Author of “Doctor Jack,” “Captain Tom,’ “The Nabob of Singapore,” “Baron Sam,” ete. but pita each imagined the o moth hoverin, in the benevoler ance in the rae Ot Ms'own suits each secretly 8 com yned new change in this art: Teast one of them was which he relations: less. arrany fated to ave t the ‘hate en Espagne, ity | had s0,industriously roared, thrown rudely to the round the ers-on invariabl; out a trace ‘More than ote curiosity had been flowing stokes, and ‘the apnlause of mufeeaes |S a whe with 3 erp that was the beauties in the carriages, him, in this case it bad mot as nce of heart that comes of ied b the matter had assu} tiers aught come a ai hated pass ing panorai 1 and wor find t themeette doin of ill-nat afew just passed by; seeing which, the professor, whos qued by the Alusion mate to cont-sleore be lightly thaken of. have met him in China! hie rent kale: ma i Warmer meetingwacized bold ee ‘As not to. i moan, whos and lool re is no ep yo £8 pot, gone 40, far , due about the. fame of the ead. ‘and axsur'- at. eard them call Bim ie ‘andar or some- ahi tot tho sort, need on Keo) ¢ Joho, and tell me where you met’ hin, fand smoked, making remarks upon men, as look- but with: art turned their heads to glance at the couple under the shale of the treet the proud 1 close of ti ton years back mense y on absence, and we accom; erform, He , and bad m ied with my sebeme, socured:a few months? leat what wi across Aful the Anteries aan ach ‘other; pibbed ane; he bad [ven serving the Chinese Emperor ever since, the he er in the States, ‘ow more than ot only become famous as a niilitary man, but jsccumulated sich, i treasiires that b Kong as the Great Mogu Evory one liked Mullnnod be is m the same model in, Hon} an Croesus. built much fellow-clansman, he fell in leave of we set out to During the weoks we were together learned to regard Bullané as one might a brother. 2 risk of bis own, up among. she chow-cled. yewker ie Seats e hive chase up and down my Tpinai column whenever L consider how close of us were to death on that geeasion Tow, xe nor bow [ met him, and why poopie Kk after bi im. t bave turn bo doubt that his title, “festomed ga both fu and wowed her hand, such as ‘nelther. you could ever triog io'the i here tells me the death-blow to our hopes. em: hand, with. its long, 1 his heart. “as in is eat nn ye nm also lost. a coming, surface. of classical fmasie, Fremed his errou: thong face Was really too little of bis I Something in of this nabob is the white against the without ber, alaa| ren the muse “I bave ador Tshall } not Chinese NM thing they touch to turn into gold. Scere? haps I may set get bim ont—it may even lead to quainted with the cunning of a violin bow. man turing he looked into the 0) oe ‘one who had been often im bis tnind since they ae siimat prospect uch for ruddy color, ana shut bis teeth togetlier with-a snap as if (be | brawn: w itor with goch hearty emphasis, i was that Anglo- wh of the whole “The race is open, professor; we have no right & hearty ‘cannot comprebeud suck magnan! ear nity 1 shall never again ae if in ce 1 fail eS F side. inspiration ‘che world: red to detest. Pardon me, but you I did ‘Sir Jot, It is different with this jonte Cristo, whose fingers cause every oar, 8 r This is a soldier born, a captain in the civil war A CAPTAIN AT fell on the arm of | the _Srverinny uuntetinnce rted in China. - Falta his digits closed upon these o n, and as they stood there sinking hands | bi @ iliance’ men ream, Moh Fe fated sane ay. to control the dectinges world. Kee pluck and English what could long stand up before them? foone whore face I never, saw bight meen, WI r throigh ‘the Carolinas, in the spring of '65, 1 twenty- “That changed By name to Mullane. ody W fog one night, ani Sherman's camp, found msself,a prisoner. nev turned the other, dryly to claim a monopol’.” Perhaps, after all, both of | "Come! you whet 1 my curiosity, T ean already us bave never been in it at a soa thas ya bate arkable story fess that no woman on earth 80 pluny nine ‘is worth geri, zou ‘hall have it gratis afterward. ‘The my warn Zou ne tho start that many thin nected with it word of it_is rang how eautiful as a bourl, or ugly asa are. ‘now, I entered ge Sherman wae raldiog re the shoulder straps o! s befor f a captain at y uncle a duel Captain A tybe, aud under that ttle 1 won Ibu rave, professor. What do you know of | mst spurs deully weapoogh you, hoes. band is only” gec| 2Ab luck would have it, T missed my It would require but a small effort on the pe i rine by s friends in Chine, as the Great Mogul | in America at twenty-one, a bero who has led “Then it was that fortune played f an experienced traveler to guess their nation: professor took it for granted that he wi o na % Kong, has pre him hero, and he is | the Chineee troops to victory during more than | remarkable trick. Instea\ steal © of being. taken to. oe ality, for, while one was a splendid type of a of attraction. andl was puffed pas ay, sogiiely fe lion of the t boar ‘ards to-day.’? | one rel 8 ‘onfederate Iw inder guard, to a Briton, the other pecuilar charac- fe was inly a curiosity to lac . Be ‘Ah! ha is as modest as h bra vo, then, this) ‘But my. cause, wo ult be just, and Heaven large ‘Southern house, wi r line of march teristics and general fentaren the on nt their glances of admiration wrere bestowed “upon | mandari Of yours Parbleut it would bea sad | would my arm, stranger though it may be | would probably cover and destroy within ancther is of Poland’s sons. | the handsome Briton at bis sid Joko upon us if what I fear ‘Should come to pases" | tomon oF pistol, = (declared the other, stoutly. | day Sir Job don was ethirty-| “Per Bacco! yonder goes a romarkablo man declared the musician. “There may be'a sweet cherub aloft’ guarding ZThore I wes faced by the planter, whom mark, witha remarkable | Diss, honed said the professor. as with @ dextrous finger be he duse are Sou driving at, man??? | your interest, pro bot 1 would wager heard called. Mr. Roslyn, and who quickly put like an athlete, and ing a countenance that | ippert the ashes from his asked Sit Join, with some curprice, Shite Liseyea| beaded poure to one that before your des bad | me ion of certain facts having a bearing was not only kintiy et . fhomay that be?” asived Sir John, with | remained xed upon the tall figure standing at the | beet jn progress twenty seconds your knees. must | on my fate, that called for deep study and prompt as not only Kindly and honest, at, at the same | the as air of one who has grown. weary of hav-| next corner. : knock together, not with actual fright, but the decision. fie, handsome, though bronzed by loug exposure] ing celotrities paraded. betore Tie dia not | RHC Mise Chambers, seth of thegreat consciousness that you were wholly in the power| | “Thay accused me of being. @ spy, fetbe element eer the young Baronet, "besides a bend bis regard: 9 she ivwstion taken by } London banker—the beautiful at rb jose | of your antag ‘These are stern facts, and “T| were certain circumstances that seemed tom tleisiastic. aeombon oe ae itt bis way 2 0 ist of Skye tirine you and Iso madiy worship, bir Jobm.. | edvive you, Hf the mood forces you into a ‘duel, to| out a ease against me, even though. Iw Shor aint haa eo eer jountain, be stone | nt one hotel—just ar- | have one suspicion we shall Bott Ited—degar! | have the choico of weapons, and select that with | cent. Isaw the gravily of the predict ‘They inthe a a boing hitherto inaccessibto weights riged ‘last "ight from China, that. this Chinese-Ammerican—what you “call | which Fou aro most tama. Really, T would] offered mo a chance for my life, What do you in the EIoAs remote portions of the world. Sir John's face expressed a ‘ride of interest.” bint Mogul, will outstrip us in the race.” eave you You see, he is sauntering on, and| think it was! "as? Nothing more Dor less than marry- Ks “Jove! Lve out there, you know, and| Sir John was decidedly interested m 0 He Bo I an ent on overtaking him. See you later, pro- ing bis daughter within the hour. knew everybady 6 Kong mn bed some of | longer tugged to re lense his coat-slee = essor. Don't forget my warning. I know Andy could see the motif in the game, tho highest of the Chinego modaiaina Perhnpe 1 | inging grip of the Pole, but, turning sutton, Siottaner and 1 tell you pinioly it would be more even “belore he so frankly explained it, All may bave met the gentleman. Do you Rappon to famed Bi! blue eves ey the animated counte: | profita blo for you to tr with the big Ben-| vast estate had beew pls is daughter's in truth, taken up grith many idi ‘di | Rmew his name Professor?” uance of Skyo bal t the Zoo, in Regent's Park, London, j name. If she were mai citore ‘Colon Sih cer, ark the character Of his chosen | Von Diew! Tsaw him ou the book—it is one | mel what Tssesse= 1 to make such a pre | thai leavor to scare this pil lgrim trom Hoo Sherman ‘would have to protect the property, and roth notable ms 4 Mullane," icti sty dear fellow? Mullane hes anly | Rong ny game in which he has entered | in case any Tai nade upon the stoc wf table mous ician, aud wore an aston-| “What! not Colonel rairanet” ee ulated Sir | reached Paris a few lours back, he and in all I prob the lists: ry ald readily be obtained agai th bing. mop of Pi hairs and may have been the hir- | John, kuddenly electrified. ability, does fot know that So say riton moved at a quick pace] ernment. It was a game Played Biore than au et . for an o4 Wally great musician, Pader- “Thut is the name, ‘sn Jobn, Florida Chambers exists. Sorel 7 your see tousy. down the oer "yeep! ing his eyes fixed upon i ew You omakl, whe became famous ftteo ‘Andy Nullane in Parislo-tho very n a the man who sauntered on ahead. rown together, in some accit iledial way’ these thinking abo hiorning! Tam ‘ialighted pes oma false foun two men had bovorie friends. Sir Jobn was as| more than prea in word, ti Toes he not know he! CHAPTER Nn. ignorant as a Boor in roa tho with the ele-| He sprang uy imy nna myself saw them meet ike old friends, and mr we from her figure that she slip of a ei Tosaibly not seventeen, rs0, it was a farce, but nut an ena saving toy fife sad putting the estate under the fosterin, give you my word that care of eto you, but every. “Listen, then, and wed tarred, really gaint my "will, ma: o war a very fopted me, nnd T was known as d instead of bringing up in took s0 little interest in con have hideous north way ina ‘accomplished keelyp co