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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 3, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LF.THBRIDGF, DAILY HERALD "icjEATS In the front Star- row eald as be tie- himself, from tho long Una ot ticket-buyers, "liut I wouldn't b'ave got them If hadn't been relumed Just as I tot lo the window. Want to go in "All Peyton Il struck Startow tbat bis leu wag nol ihowlDF the proper de- gree of enthusiasm. "It's loo bad i: on the Glass. Al the rktu, a. background (or 'P7. Directly In Ironi the students squatted forming "set" ol the Greek play cut tbe grid iron in two. At the leit, Honing dot n over tbe crimson hum tiers of seals from the I'ot blue sky, poured an avalanche ot rafts and slathers of girls; girls of all aces Elrls of nil slzea. girls ol all shapes; blue gills acj si'1'- srecn I Isn't your oviu Uo went on, yellow girls, lavender gills and they made their Into the little'brown while, red, and blsck darkened theater. "Say.Ulrls: girls In foamy, rioiiucy. peul vouUln't It be ereat lo ste yonrsell i things that were dresses; nrls under making that I liujw. rainbow wreaths of nowwi inal "Yes, i'd like to see Peyton ad- wero liats: under huge, lustrous milled unemotionally bubbles lhal v.-cre parasols. He re- lie 6W not seem in the mood for membwfl Hint marching talking, but Starrow went on trade-} by Mi side, had looked -ju and said: terred. "Heavens! .You must be a "Close as bonbons In a rey- tomeslck football in Ion thought lliem more llko ibat raai! Ihe blograph and alono In St. huddle of blossoms In his aunts old- on Christmas. Did you get aujlhlng jla'bloued garden In Gloucester. Now to your 'luo sr.yltl-colc! ed throng were ap "Nothing." Peyton's Indifferencebbuding '82. Jubilant on Its twenty not assumed. There was only anniversary. Now ho could hear thins he wanted. Denied thai. of 'OS. '03, '10, following host-gilts of the magi counted for 'S2. Now he could lirar the roar that rjothlrig. His meager, response seemed (o wcnl ui> from both audience and alumni when marched In. He flags, the the huiiches of clirymntbemumB, all shouted tUe fact lo him. plciure vanished. It was plain that the WOK r a yh operator had uovcd dowu close to the auiiieoce, anO was to present a panoramic C'onslatce Terry. it was tot fear ol a. refusal. In all 1-aw- 'ence's meteoric aicorous career, Pc-y- ton hau never known him to fail. Peyton tried to Imagine himself holdi'ug otf one minute after he baU seen lhat lie tad any show willi Coo- ice Not that he had any i that lie co'-ild complicate Law- rence's s-jlt. He had led Cambridge! ing crowd that surged about the- era. Followed more pictures of the Har- vard sections; followed maay ot tlie- Yale sections, but Peyton did not see ItK-'u. He did not even look at them. The second hal! close. Peyton summoned all the mental strength in him to concentrate on the af ftrat he thought that MiHy's lips moved Constance with- about lt muit have her unseeing taie somewhere along here that ho from the. field. The two talked. Io ,m on a for- Tbe picture pjssfd. had. vard sensational play ot _ lived through the loosest Sve minutfs (jie Se3son whicj, (Le gaae of his life. won I'cj'lon Ibretr himself Into the same; At ;t W3S a i0 cheer with a fierce intensity. Al first there; imadful ci Harva-d who teuce Starrow. Thcj sat wiiaonl'faiii-icouW hear every sound of it; lie would i view of the apeciaiors Inr, the, people' come In. hear that until be died. Ami tl Smooth as. I e the house lay Hie quint, ol over foul most winder-1audience Ooii-d past. Mn the cLccr- ChriEtmas auillenre-tbe pilltul quiet years u man ever spent. ;ins sections crowaea iiais. iitj. of forlorn remnants of humanity who. The picture of the stadium npiii-cushlons studdeu ttaply -n forge I, (111 up n holiday nilh on sheet only a stiorl moment, but licadfd plus; proud fathers, prouder mail-shut entertainment. A woman jln (bat lime he llvtd over an intense here and there, Eittine tolitary In ihe tliiity-loofclng boxes. iclJcd a touch of extra desolation. Tlut, grailually, as tlie gallery befian to whistle and eat i-all-lls linpaticpcc, the assumed tbal COTQC-S with r.olse. 1 Peyton, swajlns mentally afternoon. if.olherg, superior Hllle brothers, si- dled little Els'.ers; graduates, Tltc stadium vanished trora tlic frotu last year's crop lo alnion screen; now the WuKraph had Ihemjol thirty years; jrpi.-Bcl.ool Harvard Souaro ou H'O day of hoys. BlJBlroB boardmE-school girls Ereat the old latolllar i.lcturcl Iladc-lifio girls, nil tambrldge, nearly l issu- of old fnuilllar TOiitdslon. A lloslou. and a. Illllo of all cession of trolley-cars unload 1'eyion u-ap on bis feet, panorama had vanished. cf spectator, wtiich ran liko a fluud through tho root oC curious onloohers. up lo work He could Itic abroad, ihe Undertaker's Street airly hear the deep, following that crowd. tho boathoiise slipped Into the 'Tor God, for Country, and for "Veritas." He leaned on the arm of his chair, one hand over his Tho theater darkened. He picture, now Hie training iiua.tcrs, r.oticc. A cone of brilliant light shot and now tbe Interior of the stadium from the balcony straight nt'. the bis again. ivhlte screen; wavered, and danced upon it. Hut. his attitude did not ttanse. It Btabhed tiio center iu a circle ol light Peyton eat j There, printed .'on the whiter.rec- tangle, as'If hy-X lash of lighthlrie. towered Ihe- aladiam. .Kniply, Us tiered height'rose in'a' long, gray turve A halt-oval of the deserted.'field stretched out to meet exactly, ns-he had orio luoqnlit uight In a "daily" remcm-' hered "compared It, in fiown schoolboy English, to the Colt- feum. he did. not im- mediately think it football in connec- Xot empty (his lime; the seals wero almost "filled. Dul spectators .vsorc still pouring out of the chimne-y-like entrances. The ushers, wero leaping up Hie aisles, ln-o steps1 at'.a iine, deflecting .Ihe thick Elreains up, down, across.: Into scores, of liny currents. At the very top.a. row ol heads "made black-blobs'on the sky-line. Above BtretcliedMh'oiae'rlal banners that ai- ways-grace u big stadium game. i was the enemy's side; banners hearing'the jienifauts dl5plsviog..iho loiter "T." proclaimed It. -.The beginning to roll them selves In Citra wraps, wore huge bunches of violets. :As plainly as thon'sh the picture, had been colored, tbat. their streamers .and .las Har vardl He knew nhat was :appening. Ho had seen that mag nificenl concerted movement man> imes. The team had come on. Starrow pulled him back into hi! seat. Unheeding, Peylon over tho 'orchestra-rail, bursting.. _wil] eagerness. Would tho change? There they toward him over the pi they might have been buffalo.'-. 'Now lie could make out Ihe "H's'1 on fl.iei He' caught a face' arV Lcru. The herd spread out fan-ar.c1 fell Into the well-known .formation Holley, the easy-moving full-hack, to stepped hack for a. kick. Peyto could almost hear Ihe plunk of th ball and the thumping feet th ends as they coursed down under th punt. He eiamincd them-criUcal.y there. Even allowing for the eia'ggerale speed- ofUue. Kosrapli. he epiild se e could feel a'g'elu that powerful zeit 1 the man'lralped 'to-lli8 -miiiutei-ai o comes to tbe'rJark for bis supreme ffort The Yale side was r.pxt. and the ccepllon. frantic, of their cam. This series vanished, and in s place came ft proiotw-d close vlew f each of tho svr-.ions. Peyton umped again. Tbe pictures were so ear ami the figures EO Up. It was ke being In front of seats. There as Moulton, Moullua who. he hought. .was It" XP.W Orleans. How lio douce did he Urt at Srott! there ms Wright, '05. wllli Doris -S'ason lo didn't even know they knew each ther. There was a wliole bunch o (aaty Pudili'ng fellows. What a good fme" they- were having! There were he' Ililiofli and vlio Mfirrows and he fioWghers. all talking, laughing waving to each other, cxchaog And never occurred to him lo anticipate Terry carce walking j down (he aisle with Lawrence Craves. Peyton knew her Ihe moment the last minutes ot Ihe first hall tion views of the dispersing audience, jthrashlne impatiently in his seat. gripped the orchestra-rail liard. groaned with Impatience when __ ,t last view be FHW (hat the biograph. instead of of he won- urning back on the spectators be- jcrej. Utilil. best man at their wed- into his eyes. There was something curious atout her gaze; U was as il the looked hard a( something that she n- chaff, examining scoiecanls. did not we. Peyton's devouring by Jove, there In the front rov. big 1ntl is life, !n a holiday seriousness, rcre ifMillr. aM.TC'l. hln HeVnught hlmBell just in time. He had started to yell over the foolllghts. Jillly was gelting'to to. an awfully prctly girl. How- becoming those furs were to her! She pulled a bunch ol envelopes from her. muff and, charac- teristically, sheVipoked. them over, con. how easily they moved, how perfec PiVraniVs pcevlih rebuke. "Or in -JJer- ;lance uoled that she bad lost none ot her beauty; the spirited grace of ler figure, tbe lovely lift of ft red upper iip over a red lower one. the ong." straight eyelashes, the thick. Mack brows, lhat in anger made thun- der-c.louds ot her gray eyes. His mem- ory limr.ed all the colors that the bio- jraph left out- "Deuced pretty girl." Starrow com incnted; "that one that's taking a teat in tho front .row." Peyton dia hot Hilly had risen. Tiieie were quick greetings; and the parly seated itself. Something'rence was saying gave him the center of the stage." Con- stance, not .listening, turned her at- lenllon ugaln to Ihe field; again, ap- parently, she looked straight inlo Pey- ton's eyes. The strange expression came back into her fnce. Her look was absent, apathetic almost un bappy. 'What could be toe matter? Was I' possible that bad not pro pOsed Lawrence's that sbe was per pTcxcd, perhaps grieving over the omission? lie wondered why tence delayed; for there was no doub irt'ib'r at! JiadcliScJ.iiCojnins -down from Fay House Har- vard Square, she had Ecooned her mail off Ihe She. glanced at; tho lelterB -and without opening them, put them bick tn lier mutt. The package cvfdentJy inlc'fesKd her; she brsr It-interested Peyton .there .was somslhins familiar .about A.hhge jet-black a'slanllnp, _ course, over one corner. .Suddenly the gemiincness .of his case on ly qulrerlDg. wavlos tlirougs in' Pcvion's pic lure. Wliiiout which be could not recognize K swept the two men on in her talk. Oocc the band must hare broken iutol conFtunce pnllfd Hie picture out of he iur, suddenly, Peyton watched her. Harvard section arose, lifting he a brief heir bats Ihree times and in perfect I ?aw a great deal. He saw the pic- unison. Mechanically, (rue to an old In on need start that shook her at iho Peylon started to rise, too. Jut, again, Starrov held him down. Finally., when he thought he could staod tbe suspense no longer, came she seciton-picturea; the groMp he longed '.o see- In ihe' midst of Bight of it. He saw the quick, furtive glance she at companions- He her her turn her storm-center of hack to them atid, like one famisheJ, look ai it again, holding il. in hf-r unconsciousness, un necessarily close Harvard her face. He saw her start lo thulasts, Constance sal, still languid, I it back into tbe paper, but. changing still distrait. In another second, Pey- j her mind, look at it again, a Ions, ton was sorry that his wish had been close gaze. He saw her turn il over granted. For Lawmice, taking- ad- as if she expected sum1: writing. And vantage ot the preoccupation of the he now more wilh the. eyes rest of the parly, was devoting him-lof (he soul than of She sc-lf to her. A jealousy, as hot as flame, excoriated Peyton as lie noted the little intimacies of his attitude. Lawrence questioned and explained. He leaned over her to adjust wraps obviously In co need of adjustment. Though his suffering grew intense, Peylon could not lake his eyes away; Once it came over him how strange it was. The tragedy of his life was being played there before a (bealerfu! ot holiday riffraff, and no one sus- pected it No one about him had aa emotion that seemed to vitalize her whole figure, tti shine tlirouph her wistful face, to make light iu her somhor eyes. "Say, what's your Surrow remonslrated as 1'eytoo made a flying leap info an open space which offered a swifter egress. "Ob, I say, eicuse me, Peyton exclaimed. "I've got lo get lo a long-distance telephone." And 1hen, in utter forgelfulncss ot a statement lie had previously made. "I want io eye for his little group. Not a man thank somebody for a Christmas gift about him but was whiching the I've just shrieking, jumping, cheering, flag-wav-j Tin A. Ov making Cult "of. lanjled, stearrilns West "African jungle. tlurand and Sc'nvfcncker knevvjbls, yet :hiy hated each other: Tlicy ,ln Hie darkness in front of aiud house. To-morrow iiifltl Iliey r.-mild be Elding in (he i.d tlut.tbut llichi In. XalJTfS., vj.ere--crooi lome hut at tho oibM.'cnjV.ot the slrect. Son' ami (hen n weird halloo floated In .0 where Ihey tntfrom the.edge of the lorest as a vroaian Crijlifpned-a-prowler .'roiu her fbcepfoM. Kn( the two while residents ofilondoukcn rat (cgclber Iu dlslrusj. Ihinkini; of other "I SUPPOF'C dial (here Uouudarj- com iilsston in home sail! Iciiwcccker glooniily. He spoke no and Ourcm iiwke no Gorman, so they conversed In Hut vhy dti yon EI-CJI! ilwfl.vs of'thatt They arc in 1'art' DO bonlcvard, where It Js swept nn :'Kil, vclicre arc nn n no jungle, pnd only lienu lln.r- he mused audibly, "in" a pleasant wilh a music playiiij unrl a in Ibe branches overhead, -left, thai fioundary Tlin commission hail iiasscd (lirotigli lloiiil'iiikoit Fix months fienuau lienteuanl, a French lleiifcnani, and three tiviliau German, frenvh and ICnjIlF-ll. ivilh au.escort of hundred native liraillcllrl, choppers and ri'niimien- l-'oi1 Iwodays Ihey had paused ll.t-ro, which lime lion- "as lici-onio us the. Field of le Cloth of Cold. The commissioners whisky wilh Ilieui. nnd cognac, nd kunimel, and (he illr.slratcd papers t the.-1.31 In and (he (ioth. Tor two ays Scliwciicter and Dtiraiid had rev- led each In his nutive lar.sunte. II a.lalk-fcit. an orgy n which (lie pluk-anil-yellow na'n alono yhoweil moderation. .'liiet lie coioinisftei b-id Us way into ho jnncle usain. leavin; Ouppltis ;s behind Mue. while and red Knince over IJurar.U's mud fihack gild the black, white, nnd red ot Dor y over Kcliwcncker's. Hut whic: .....'ihe belter there.? Was Bon lonkou. French or German? as t Ibe domain offUaliomey, and thu an appanace of .-Ihe'.Thlrd Kepiil.lic Or was It In Topo territory, and thn city of the cmplrer Lieutenant Tlelafosso bad pri Informed Dnraud thai, the pluce vva rrcncb. '.To Schwcnckcr'a ajltalci icry, I.Iciltciiant Hnfiugel liad wbls an unmlslakablc "lloch der Ka serl" Durau.r nul Sclufcncker ha each kr-pt bis secret to hiniFoU for week aflcr the Tho the truth sicped into Hie open. Som one. had lied. Durand was cynical about it. 1 was a dark Illtlo Frenchman who ha Ihe of Kiircpp. jnere.-ivas n rise on tbe Bourse. Ami n moalli Inltr Hie news lind Ibc Ouint-a tonst ancl'begun to (ricWe tliroush the jun- gle In the meantime, tbe while ropula- llon of that flourishing fucloric con- tlmicil fo go Dur.iml and ikbwencker tcpt Ihelr nightly in- terchange ol vi but their raulnM OF EMPt pent most of; Ills'lite .on the West oast. Ills ideas ot patriotism were ordidly objective. All he cared lid he avowed it lenty of money to pamper his West Coast conception- of-luxury. If .he could secure this as a citizen ot Trance, II rlzht. It he could nol, well. Cor his would just as lief be a citlzcu f Liberia. It va.3 all the same to ilm. :llo would keep 'right oirdellvcr- ng bis company's goods and collecting iis rake-oft from French or Mandlngo, Jerman or Kru; and when he had enough, why, he goins to i Algiers (lie called it ami lite- like, a irlnce. There would more Da- for him. Hut.with Kchwciickcr it was differ cnt. He was the orUlual wblle settlor He had'arrived (here a year ahead .of Durand. He also had conic (o trlili and barter. lie was Ibe agi-n ot f. commercial compnny. Tint ho lii( nnde Ids home. Ho' likei to Ihiak of it as .nn outpost of (he Era pire. He tried to ninko It n bit of lit I'alhcrUnd. Ho was beginning fo lov It. A'nrjf iondoukoit was uol a lovabl place ns he had found It. There w.n only one street, lined wilh square mu houses.' Tho -slrcel was broad enough but cHI-smblllng. liefuse of plasavn cocoanut hus'iF, shells ot palm kernel nondescript jjarli.U'0 gcucrally llftcrc II nnd made It a nalnrnl grqmi for llic native sheep- .r was here that the HomlonkouanR hcl Ihelr weekly innrkeLs vvbcn palm o nnd palm ami foo-fo ri.mii'boy lay i' pale 'under -i (topical sun in (lie midst of sneal, dirt, iliwt and fllrs. S-chwcKkcr planted him a garden ;n-- M i snv lie was-going 10 an cliv, woilliy ot Uct-man genius, Ipralnrc a German wife. "Why do I always speak of. thathound- asked Schwencker, 'II tell you why. Because Bocdott'noii German. I was fbc firet setMcr. here, id the commlssiohcrs.know it.. Vou ait. H's part of the German Kmplrc." Rchwencker's voice trembled as he ild it. Darand's only reply was: "Oh, la. again, while an occasional Dom of croon or scream or weird hal- iq the immenslly of black unsle arqur.d Item: "Oh, la, But tbal when hla door was liut nnd he bad .pulled off his hools- litrand broke bis revolver, lo see lhal p was loadeil; then he clicked tho bam- icr once or tnice. fo make sure that haired nnd suspicion wero barely dis- guised. Durand lias more cyuical tbao lever. He- scoffed at Itoivloiikon and nnyone. who manifested an interest iu Schweucker. As soon as [the place was properly allotted on lUe .map; he said, be would hare (be gov- ernor-Bend him a company of liraH- Iturs lo teach the neishborhood a Ics- I son. He kept hia das flylnfdny nnd night. He boasted Iliai It would never leomo down. It was all the same to [him, only It would never come down. Schwencker was less loquacious, but he also kept his flag flying. He also kept Ids revolver clean, liut day. by day he wag becoming more melancholy. Why was he left in donbl? (lie Fathcrlatd forgetting its entrust? Was the Kaiser forgetting his sentinel? lid the same tastes in lit-Uoiight relief in extra work. He got i irely re-entered hl3 ocked :i drawer and took oiu Iiis n- It was jest as well lo be Oftu- ious. Then lie tiptoed across tbe vci- 'ant gronnd separating his bouse froiii S'chwencker's. T.ic- Gorman'a house was disfin- from every other in'llou- doukou In that it bad a not a window with class, bnt n smiarc- hoiu covered wilh "a palm-thalcfi shullCT. Toward this tho J-'rcnclunan tauuously marie way. Tlic; familiar sounds and smells of Hie Jungle -village l-air. to him, and tb'j.i the balf-forgpttcn odor of ycraniiuns.-and the sfratcbin-: of a perT on It was :ihuo.-l siri bu were back in Mo peered a crcvit-o in lUc lhalcli. and saw Scluvcuckcr FcalrU nt bis table writing by.llie liglit of a can- die. Scattered over Uir- table the contents of lilt1 p.-.L'kot be bad r.1- ceivcd that day, and there, at tlic sM..- of the candle, was a revolver. TI.L- Frenchman jieercd alfi-lly nt er.hltnfclf. t lie >aw sla'rllc.1 him. witli geraniums In "boy" clean tlie fired In front of bis house. He Inlrnlncnl the Fliellor of XnremlK-rg for Ihe market iJacfc oulv l.ere It was p.ilni-lhatcli JuaiMil. f !fe cured tbe licad.mau t was In good condition., "t don't ike the way he's beginning lo ue lold biniMlf. Schweneker, left alone, also ciatn- ncd his revolver, llehlr.d him some .lace.wns tne Fatherland, the great German F.mi'irc. Ho felt that, in n ivay, It was all dependent on him. Tow- leaded children and grave burghers, princes nnd princesses, tlie Kaiser and Kalscrln, were sleeping under the spar- northern sky, but he.was (bo lonclv Feiilinel on n distant oulpost. He was a kcciicr or fhc frontier. He vaguely the approach of be did not know. Hut be was ?oing to be prepared. It Is to be surmised that neither the French nor German foreign unices vere grcatlv nhour me esact ccographleal position ot llomloukon. rhe boiindnry was Hie cast of their troubles. When the rc- He ha'.I his r-ort of the minor surveying cipcdillon raroc In. It was ilctoroiuly rc'cned to with other lluug--1 -that was (o meet In wrlA anil (hen had gravely referred nnd art. From the perfect the head man lo have Ibe entire villige (hey spoke, It would hive been cleaned. He slarlcd liondonkon's first oipossibh> to tell .that while one bad public building, combination council leeri born in Paris, tbe other was and schoolhonse.' He moved tbe nhlue. ahont with a sort ot awful fatality, to go to Pierrcfonds to- Some of tho pickaninnies could now confessed the young French- repeat the first stanza of tie "l.orelel.' nan I suppose that we must! and.pronounce such phrases as Sclir inlsh wretched boundary ones- iconf, mtla licrr, or ll'fc f! Hiacn? [but they were grimtiny 1 was invited lo shoot al Ver- Ami or.e aflcrnoon Schivencker cailei sillle' mil 1 snppose we liiust work." I on tho head man and wtia; "Work on said the French should be done if he (fc'thwer.ckf rl attache lightly. yon 11 should happen lo die.. reallv ninUersV The man liked Schwencker, ant "O'r added the German. "I (went that eight to consult ri witch flouM it exisls." They both doctor. The witch-doctor viH that tlie u'ehcd German was in grave danger, an. "I tell voit" tlie French- that (o protect htm it'would bu ncces an "Come over lo Hie Qanl d'Oraaylsary lo sacrifice a goat.'1 The head mai aw arid we'll scltle it up lo-nlghl, ivho lisd bis suspicions, wanted f It .H' minutts." intre matter'of fifteen Iknow whether the danger didn't ion: fvom the other while man. Tbe witch cried Ibo German. "Then doctor said lue forces of evi we'll have to-morrow to o'jMclvcs." liny beyond the wide wafers. The boa .bout the way some woman tlicy bad seen at tbe ball was dressed. Then tlicv were invariably mislaying their cigarettes or or hunting rtrour.d for more paper. It was amus- work like Ibis, wllhont a sec- retary, but II took time. now, abuiil thai cursed vil- lage." said (be French atlnche. "What the goal. Sure enough, the? danger arrived la'o on the following afternoon. It came lu flic form of two packets brought by Iho same courier, one for Kchweiickcr and another for Diirnnd. On Iheir rc- illntiori of P.on- lic privacy Duraml found inueh-that iulercjtod Never bad lie seen snrh siulnoss in Ih-1 eof man. What was il? What v.-aa inatter with him? Was lie sli-k'i [ad someone died? Acuin the o.l'jr f gcraniimis came to him. r.ufl clt vaguely.homesick. Uut just tlic-n he EIIW something ttiat lartle.l bun more than over. 'J'b.: bad picked up his revolver .ni'.d was ].oinling It at Ills uwn cmple. he was tnuruinr- nc. Cott IJnranil'ii wavering haired and C.MII- sni llctl front his heart before an in- rush of fellow fccilr.5. "Wait! Waif." 10 belloweil. tiiim'.'1 He had forgotten his "tn L'n He storaie.1 iround lo tbe front of the house. Mi-1 Fecond or. tuo later- was holdii-4 liwcnckcr's revolver 'in ,a rt steel. "You are tote, you are Ivtc'" li1 1-p.nted. "Fool! Then he "When I had something ell yon. I go hack lo Paris. M.t company wishes lo sec me. You bat'j Hondoukoit all to yourself. I pull dWB my flag." Schwonckcr's voice sounded like a sob. "Bul vns. Ke cried. Dnrand's jaw dropped In ann7.cir.cni. So Hiat was why! wn> (epllou Ihn while popttlntior doukon wliMroiv each lo tli of his house. Trench. dirty, of kriiw-kraw, He Iniiiiht him 1-ord's 1'raycr In (lermar.. lie organ- a schcuil, nr.d (oars used Ip come into Ills eyes when flic naked pickanin- nies and "A'f.i. Hrl-." The inudJy, slnpzlsli river dial .vrnddM the. village to nnlle finally livllli Iho Mono be rcchrlslcDC'l Iho Ifar sit? Timluctoo. nonkouton-----" U.lraml found inlicn.tna iiuerc-m 4iondoTon." the German, him; for bis friend, tlio chief clerk a! this part of Us-labors lo I wo of IU yountcst 1 Whereupon tho lia'l gone (o dine. The, helms young and, unrtwleofc Ihelr part of the work jovfnllv. They liud both been to n ball that night In Ibo Avenue Mar ccait. They had JtlclMl wilh'the women, flndercd -the same statesmen -'Tnridriukon." answer eanlnj over Iho map. "It secnia tbat Itoso confounded surveyors simply tlie allogctbev." The Frcncbman yawned, "flieaevil I It's getting laic. Yon take it." i-Xo, you take U." COli. Iicrp." ll.e rrcnrhman nt la'f. pulling a colu froui 111? iwcket and flipi'lns It to the hroiid fable. or That was the way two great powers Milled the (juesllon Afler a few week'. Ibo news reaehwi liie'wnllltw world that nn inlcrnnllona: cotnnilssloii bad come to a frlcnal) lisrccinent on 'iitcstloni that menaced blni a nolc tonlnlnlng nform'alioil Iliat drcv.- from him nn exultant "Ki, til" And then, the very next fnltnec "Ar.d It's a we un'ler.-ilancl Ibal forsaken wst of yo'nrs has litcu Icnlalivcly ile- ?lnrcri French." Dnrand broke Into, a clinckllnx laii tlmt itindc his Mack "boj" sliow liia wbllc Iccllt la a grin. Th.ll would be news for Schwencker. DnraniUIII a cigarette and slrollcd out lo bis porch feeling better-r..itnred tlinn lie liad been for months. It was Ihc German's nigh lo call, and lie awaited lih.coniing com placently. But SchVcn'ckcr' did not ap pear, L'urand becarje first iinpallcn l-tcarlnj In tlic with Us .fever and 'Inw-kraw. Its heat or.d (lust, ii.i fics and brctlc.s nr.d atits. was for this Heluveucker had wautnl tfi kill himself. Wasn't it ridlcnl'ju'.: Vasn'l It German? And ilica bo vc iicmlierctl tho hi? own ;vy t fo thy old tcliO'-l. oy talc? he read of .line, lie he.ran to understand. "Listen. lie said .vfE.t is lie took Ihe German's revolver. "U deihiitely Frciich. They ilMn'c: ;now, Leave II to me. When '.tic? broke revolvet iml shook the from I'.-- When they lie, r.t loss for then I'jirst out: "A'> what ilo they "matter? it's what you'" (hat counts.- It's your (acre civ Hlzafiou, not niliie.'- Think of nelslttorr. Me they halo. Yon llitj lovr. Is