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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 5, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta TIj'lE LETWnRIDGJp! DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE MASTER h^JOMti Fi^EMlNGWII-SOM By BpeoInJ arrangement for this paper, a photo-^drama corresponding to the InfltaJmeiUs- of "The Master Key" may now lip seen at the Uogont theater. By arraiigement made with the OnlvcrBa] Film Mfg. Co., It Is not only poaaibla to read ^'The Master Key" each nieo.!{, but also afterwards to aoa moylns; pictures illustrating our story. (Copyrlehi 1814. by John Fleming Wilson.) ; CHAPTER I. STRANGE things breed In the . deserts of ejJutJiern ua.llfprnla- Bonio of thorn beautiful, some of � them symrjoUc of endless and terrible thirst. Thefe are three thirsts In this T/orld; That for wealth; the one lor life; irreatest of all, the thirst for love. TheJ'flrst and th� last expressJon ot our civilization "Is .the looked door, and from the time the primal carpenter. Wia down His tools and wont ^vlth.In; HIh rude house, ,the door has stood for. all time a defense ' and an op^lortunity. Jn the long vista ot life we Una many lacked doors and gates- doors lo happiness, to life, and to lovo. Fancy rto yourselves thirsty men knocking with sefared knuckles on those Boors- Then reb.Ilze that sooner or latar experience tells them that �thoy cannot, enter without a key. 'Who holds; the 'Master Key' to all thaae locked doors?" wo cry. This yrta the silent question in the hearts' of two men, wearily struggling through the sagebrush toward the � BhaiT ridgOB of thfe San Jacinto mountains In Bouthern, California. One of them was a tall, stockily built man, 'who ._____ ___________ --------- . . and iibruptly. Then ho turned on Gallon, j son Knows! "Why Is this coffee hot?" he said, i son was still alive-somewhere behind that veil was his enfemy, and the rnan who knew the location of the richest mine In all golden California. All during the night until the moon set , and the auriarose, that was his thought ! -"Wllkerson is stlU alive, and WUker- CHAPTER ill . Jllsslon .street pier marks the point on the San Francisco water front where sooner or later every one In thw world passes, and among the multitude strange, subdued and unsub- The deputy looked at him shrewdly' lifting up the pot. The brusque tbnes a moment and seemed satisfied. An of the sheriff cut the silence that fol-Instaht later he was on his feet, lowed. buckling on his bolt and revolver, and "I don't see your-man. I don't undor-In a second Instant he had brushed stand this. You are under arrest- his way past the old miner and was tor the murder cf--" He looked at bawling out Into what apparently was Gallon, and the old man Involuntarily a vacant street. ; said,: "Wilkcrson." ^ ^ i, "Matlas Is out again!" cried the! All day the sheriff, with Gallon, his dued l>y the tremendous-forces which deputy. "Get the sheriff. They have arms pinioned behind him, .searched the make bur-civilization, Gallon foun;l got,this fellow's partner." Then he gullies and gulches for the body of abstilutely unobserved In this turned to Gallon authoritatively and the man whose blood-stained blanket ' v. u i ., h, said; "How much did you have'?" : they had found. i throng-*-he was as he hoped to be. Of iJlm ind he wakened to iro to the I "Nothing," said Gallon. "We.did not. vPhen the lull moon had risen, and Berthed at the pier was a steamship, of him, and he -wakened to go to tne i ^t^^o anything, but they thought wetha night life of the desert had begun, quartermasters at the gangway, and a had. , . , i groteisque life, built of fleeting foi-mg sign hung on the rail, saying, "Wo sail But with ft quick gesture the deputy and bizarre shadows, the sheriff called at 9:45 a.m." Gallon pulled out his grasped Gallon's wrist and opened his a halt up the canyon. I watch-there was ten minutes to hand, disclosing a rtugget." "Where, on one side of the gully on which spare. He approached a steward, did you get this;" he asked. ' I they camped the sheriff's men built white-coated and expectant, and The old man stared down stupidly' ^ fire. A few hours later Gallon saw asked. "Where does this uhlp go to?" voice. "Then it is time we camped," '.'I wonder," said Thomas Gallon, Angering his proatJector's guide, �whether-we-flhall- flfld.that gold-the gold the. Indians told us about. Yesv I must find that gold," "You don't seem to retUiza that you have a partner," snarled Wilkerson. "�JTou are al-ways talking about I-r-I-I. Haven't I jrot.a �h,are In this? Haven't I dug up money? And yet you don't eeem to think tha.t I've any concern in this matter." "Excuse me, partner," said the other man, fixing'his dim gaze on the moun-,taln. , ".I'm--always .thinking of that girl oi mine. You know she's in fichool, and she's'got to have,a good education, and I've got to work to-pay for it. nmcuse me, partner; you know I did not mean, it .that way." The moon .was reaching down Its livery fingers over the mountain when ,thoy reached,it that night. When they had eaten Gallon brusquely motioned to Wllkertion to - o.lenn up the camp, and' tlieh silently fitarted-uptha gulch, "I never heard of finding gold by moonlight," his partner murmured to, himself, as he lazily repajiked their little-store and. .later lay down and ' went to sleep; "Let the old man dig around if he wants to." And Imme- stream for another, long drink ^ v,d water. What was that ngure slinking � ' around the bluff?. Ho crouched a moment and then ,rose, to his full height. It was raerelV Gallon, stumbling back with his hands ftlu; of dirt. .  "He's got-, aomothlng!" thought Wilkerson. ' .....' ' "Why does he not come down to camp?" saia Wilkerson, to himself. "I think I'll see." So he quietly went with the' noiseless tread peculiar to men on the scent, ^lijiJ wrapped himself in his blanket ag'ain, but his e3'es were open and-turned on.his partner. . A tew seconds later .Gallon came to camp, heavy footed, as, if halt asleep; dropped his hammer and kicked the fire to a blaze. Did not find anything, did you, partner?" asked WHker'soa', noticing a curious exfiresaion on the old man's face. "Nopey, nothing doing. Guess those Indians did .not gfve' rrie' "thb right hunch." . , Wilkerson turned over as If once more going to sleep, but his eyes were open, and he saw Gallon marking down some notes on-a-pieoe-of paper with the stub end of a pencil which he pulled out of his shirt ppcket Wllkersdn'dld not know how much later it .was that, ho was awakened by the barking' Of a' -coyotq on the ; WU. He suddenly raised himself and let out a curse against the destroyer of hie sipep. Then he swiftly realized that Gallon -was still awake, sitting by the fireside, with the same Btub pencil, .Gallon 'eat thoughtfully on. a boulder, gaJtlng out ever the valley-.;, But one thpught Jirigered-the plctyre , of' a' irttle-.glrl;!;-s*h6; bM-Tremaihed tir hlJn,' the sing;Ie'token of-a happy'year, "I found Jt for you,"-he muttered. "No, TiO " at that warm bit of gold. Then he Yiia chance. reoovered himself and said quietly:! Firelight-tire. He tugged' at hla ','1 was going to save all I had." 'bonds. -He looked at the sleepy guards, ^f that's all you had, Matlas did then With that determination which not get much, Here comes sheriff." This man wasted no time In "San Pedro.' "Have ybii any lugfage, sir?" . "Nothing," he said quletjy, but In his pocket he I'clt the bit of gold which til", had brought him.to the tinding of the represented his ilnd. I mother lode, he started slowly to make t The steward turned pre-, his way dpwn the hill.  � away BIO EATERS GET JilDNEY TROUBLE fCake a glats of Salts before breakfast If your Back hurta or .Bladder bothers you. The American men and -women must guard constantly against Kidney trouble, because we oat too much and all our food Is rich. .Our blood is filled �yvlth uric , acid which the kidneys Bti'lve'to filter out, tiiey weaken from . overwork, become sluggish; the elim-Inativp tissues clog and the result is kidney trouble, bladder -weakness and 'v, general decline  in health. When your kidneys feel like lumps of lead; your back hurts or tlie urine -is cloudy, full ot sediment or you are obliged to seek relief two or three t)aies during the night; if you suffer with sick headaiche or dizzy, nervous spells, acid atomach, or you have ;riieumatlBm when the -weather is bad, get from your pharniaiclst about four ounces of Jad ^a'lts; take a table-spoonful in a glass of water before' breakfast for a few days and your kidneys will then act fine.- This famous salts is'me^4e frqin the acid of grapes and lemon juice, combined :\ylth llthla, and Ims been used for gpn-etatlons to flush and stimulate clogged kidneys; to neutralize tlie acids  In the urine so It jio longer Is a source of Irritation, thus ending bladder disorders,' . Jad'.Salts is inexpensive; cannot, injure, makes a delightful effervescent illthia-water beverage, and belongs in ,every Iiorae, because nobody can make a mistake by having a good kidney nusUlng any time. Sold by J. D, Hlg-Inbotham &- Co., Limited. , , , ^ , , ,, ^ , .... ........ ...... Reaching the grontly, thinking there was no ti llmlnarles, but quickly roared.- "Which fire he saw that therewas but one him, but Gallon called him hack. man oh guard-asleep. He .worked his he said, "what room have 1 got' Indlf-for on." and alio left, and once more he bent over the diary and ivrote words, so often written during the last live years: "If Wilkerson Is allvo he knffivs. Bvory day Is tlie same. When can I flhd the secret of 'The Master Key'?" Thomas Gallon then picked UP hlS letter /lie and dully looked over Its contents. "Funny," he thought to himself, "that that engineer that-1 wrote ..to Drake about has not turned u-p." He t4imbled the letter uncortalnly, but the ii�ine caught hl.s eye-John Dorr. "He ought to be here," he muttered, .^t that ver>- moment the motor stage chu.gged a'o-wly into camp, and a tall, heavily bulU man swung down into thft street, suitcase in hand. He looked about him with a trained eye. He turned to a miner who waa passing an-i asked: "Where is Mr. Gallon?" "Up there. In that bungalow," was the reply, and the man pointed to a small house situated across the valley from the mine. John Dorr straightened himself up and went quietly up the acclivity, until he Anally arrived before a typical California house. Ha knocked at the boor, and to hln astonishment a slender, fairr haired glrJ confronted, him. Instead of the brusque, rude miner he had been led to expect Jie -n-ould meet on his arrival at 'The Master Key." "I'm John Dorr," he said awkwardly. "I. cajne to see Mr. Galloti, I am the new mining engineer." Ruth looked at him orltlcally. Then 'itl .v.^ star UhVmet'Ws'^yesinfrink admiration. "You have room.^107, on the stai- , fathor," she said, but she still lU's pretty W.11 tlrl.'!.V^'Td\^"u^Son^' ^-'tatTd. That^nUe pause brought way? 'At the toot of San Jacinto Moun- , tain, on the upper level,'' Gallon ipafn'/hald his hands out over the. _____ . stammered. I blaze until he fell the strands ot the ; board side, sir. It was but a few mlmites until the rope weaken and finally part. ij^.g pratty -well .- .-------- , , , posse. Gallon riding stolidly on an; ^moment later he was making his get the shake of the engines." the blood to John Doors face. Ho extra horse, was scampering throught,,^ horses were tied. . y/hen he reached his cabin Gallon realized that this was a moment he the streets towards the mountains saddle or bridle, he leaped Btealthlly look out from his'pocket a would always remember. and within a folded paper and looked at It. On the porch of a bungalow, opposite fho^ __-1, ,.,,.i,, aecmrawii!. uii i'--. >��. down the hlli j -With -the instinct of a man seeking' to a roaring mine, a-ppeared a girl l^n�^ir,�:^.S 'li "f:'into the mist which filled the valley. !a hiding place for his dearest posses- ; ,.hose ears did not seem attuned to the But the nolsa of his horse's hoofs gjon he searched the bare room. It i lound of crushing quartz and shrilling On the rough'shixlo of the hillside held but-one movable article of furnl-' ,teel. Instead of this she heard by that awakened thdi guard. -'Sheriff," he . ture-a cheat of strange workmanship, jtrange .sense which heaven gives io orled, "He's gone!" lend redolent of alien lands. Gallon [overs the steady beat of horses' hoofs  � The sheriff lifted his lanky form, as ' gtooped over and pulled at the lid. It ^long the dusty road that led to "The if by a single movement. "Who's , tame open to his touch and ho saw .Mggter JCt�y Mine." ,,..u.ii�,i...u -v\rjthout saddle or bridle now absolutely dark, as the moon had ^^.^ ne-Trest one a set: Sheriff Ha-�-klns was not'aware, i,is ,vav that as they cros.�ed a wash a panting, " - -- groaning nian was crawllne on his, belly towards the solitary light which', marked Valle Vista. Th� Search for the Dead So this cavalcade made its way through the fresh California da-n-n until there was a sudden break In the mesa. > ..The deputy - threw out  his haiidt/S'^TSTHere' arp a- hundred -gulches then a strange conglomeration of ar- tides. . , 1 wonder who left this here?" ho gone?" he yelled. "That man,...Gallon,", ^i;replied -.------- -------- -.....------- =----lesiguard., f;T;?--' ^ u-.  I "t '"^o" In thesS mouritalris; ' Which one is it, I ,T)/0.ahWtfr laughed grliftly, tout none thought. pardner?" 'fffie lesW gave v'6nt-to'a- call, which i,.,tQ jjls eyes came a glassy stare. At the wqrd, "pardner," Gallon pulled' bfought his poss6 qul-ckly to their feet.'^n i^ol jay there Inanimate but Im-hlmself together. He must .save the "AVe must get Wm, � boys!" he said. ; portaht. � gold for Ruth; he must save! his own : Thoy rode to the edge of the hill and j He-Jolt in his pocket the crinkling ot ho.nor in order -that she ,Wight not-looked down intci'an irridescen.l,sea of ..thg paper which held the cortlflcates There is a blackness born ot love J well as of hate. Wilkerson suddenly reaiUzed, through the telepathy of the desert, that the man sitting over . there, : drawing on a piece ot paper with" this stub pencil, was his bitterest enemy., He stole into the shadow under the hill, and-toword the man who had been his partner, iut whom he was resolved to kill. He crept along, taking all precaution against disturbing a single pebble, untll-he stood over Gallon; and In the full riiQonllghf he saw that Gallon was' drawdng ^he ;plana and marking the'locatlbns of a mine. He watched that stubby pencil move across the paper in zlg-za.g- lines until It reached the apex- of a. point, which the old man marked. : "This-this will make you happy."; That moment Gallon raised his pencil from tha paper,; forced it in. his left hand and looked- around. He saw Wilkerson' rnnlUng at "hlfn. � Smiles and'tears, sorrow and laughter" have, made this world what It is; and the smile on'the saturnine vlsalga Wllketsoii stirred - Gallon to hla depths. Did >:Wilkerfl6n know? Had Wilkerson seen? W*s Ruth to lose the gold that he had found afterall these years.? .- >""-�., The cruii^plea ipaper ho. thrust Into his Jaclcot pocket,'aria with the spur of fear deep, in hlf^-flanks he turned and fled,. He.puUed out his. revolver and fired at the man .emlUng at him from the ehMow... livctidighoriored as tljp daughter of a L,muraerm-,-.Tand--4- 'f- ' - -f {L'lJ^ljk .horse' stu.mblfta-,: anfl' �thj-ew ijjn. Wbeh Ha sat up' hoiigtoplngl.v pomted his hands towards the hills and niut-tfred.:.. "Ths-.t. way,.l^oy-tha,Ua where they got him." 'Without further words the .sheriff quickly on, no longer seeking ;for a swerved, hie horse and led the ,v/ay light, ; but for darkneas,-''and yet as mist, a mere pool ot curdling,,;moon-iof'"hia.njine;Uiat secret w:hloh he must 'shlne.y .i , ,^'forever keep in the darkness. "He-i^ got &nSf. trombus bpys,, said , -j.io picked up the; Idol, and as he did; the sheriff. :,'We'Il never find him' - - � � ' -there.'.' In the sbimmoring, billowing'depths cf the moonlight'ed ntet. Gallon  rode ' '.CHAiP'rEJR tf' ' ' To love ai>d to have killed for the sake of that love, changes many a man froni a stolid and unobtrusive citizen Into a personage. Gallon, with,-out speotatprs, -jvlthout: audience in the desert, had suddenly become a personage. He had, killtid Wilkerson, and the secret of his rloh - find was safe, ' " Still with: the blood lust-Jn -hls-heart, he pulled oYti the picture of a little girl and passionately kissed it, "You look like your mother, Ruth," he whlsperfcd.;.......... But -whllbi-he was' yielding to .this queer ton.d'erness' his former partner was struggling to his feet-dizzy with pain, absolutely, powed;by .the shock qf finding iiimself physically - helpless, yet driven by instinct to"' find other human bolhgs. .' At last ho'iStumbledtb his feet and peered across the mlstTVelled valley. Far away.he saw a light. Gathering all his 'strphgth he started: onward toward lU �'. At tlwesi; in moments; when, the deadly .thirst which parched his throat allowed lilm -to drink, he saw the one glimmering; light, whiQh 'marked the place where }ie knew Gallon had gone. Miles and liojira bectuneas nothing, yet-finally thrPHKh l)is eh^rpened. aensea h()iillls;.tba't .consequently to find the town he, should go up stream. "I'll get >hlm yet'," he muttered. 'Far a\\'^y'bn the �-'same dimly lit desert onolher.';nan was: seSkihs the sanie lightt .tt-Ja true: of Ughta and itdeaiJS that .Uie; farther ,'/pu foWiow' them the fainter Ihey gi'.oiv,"and it-was \yith astqnJplHnent- thati. Tfiomas Oal-loh sudden!JVitfound;;lilmself . '. ; , It.is a dangerous tiling to tear"the yell -which every maiden wears before �joi- lover." But Thomas Gallbn,/ntent ___,________ ., in^iil^.. single purpose, went briUaiiucly so one ot its coral eyes fell out. .ii and Wrote In a well-thunibed-'dtary: "I don't know who.se god you are," "This day has'been like all the'day.s he muttei-ed. "but if you must have It Jf the last five years. I haven't found -take U." And into the open socket ny lost plans. I have hot yet discover-he thrust thf paper that held the sec- ;d whether Hnrry Wilkerson is alive." ret of his mine and had led. to the mur- He looked up and on the hlir above ;hls busy mine he.saiy-the dark figure ^ , of a Jiorseman. He -n-'rote aeain on a wooden socket and laughed. It was the page ot his diary, "Wilkerson-". rier ot Wilkerson, He thrust the eye hack (To be continued). Tlie Most,Massiye arid Most Expensive Serial ' ' ! Evej.Macle ' Featuring Ella Hall and Bob.Leonard in a Thrilling Story ol'^Iystery and Romance NOTE;-The Master Key Art Stamp Photos will be presented to the Ladies Friday. � TONIGHT ONLY "The Trey o' Hearts" Youir iLas't Opportunity of'seeing the lltU Episode of the 'Most Sensatlontil Story Ever Produced in Pictures. 4 A Three Heel Feature which will Startle and Pelight) You The: BATTLING Showing i;iercp' Battles on Land M oii l^ea snapped at" big advance FREE ADVICE TO SICK WOMEN Thousuidls HaveBeenHelped By Common Sens* Suggestions. laughter born ot memories that scorch and burn. That sleep which is like a shot in the '-'�- heart overtook Gallon before tho Santa n,�w lAiueAT Clara was well to sea. He was awak-enedfrom It by the sound of an al- up tercation. "Xpu've got to put back to port," Chicago, . III., Jan. 4.-la the last said a'voice in an ugly tone. hour ot the session reports o� cash This instantly aroused Gallon. sales for ocean shipment gave prices Th-^re -was a fusillade ot shots, and a further lift. Just before the final ly'The'chest sur^wn The deck t"^' T^rought business' to a halt wheat w.^rds shoie for May delivery, the chier speculative '"No key," 'he said to hUnself. option, was snapped up, in s.ome cases It occurred to him that the chest ^3 high as ?1.34%, a rise o� 3%c. a was unlocked and he must get the key bUshel Since Saturday night. The close for it. , "Was strong. At that moment appeared tho cap-___;_^_�  � _ tain. "Tou can't take any stuff In the boat!" "In the boat!" stammered Gallon. "What's happened?" "Why," said the captain slowly, "this packet Is going down." "Say, don'tHry. and stick that chest in a.boat!" "Wliere Is the key for this chest'.'" cried Gallon. "I must lock it!" "The key?'" said the captain, seemingly forgetful of-everything else. "It's a strange key. It's hanging there on the wall." , Gallon saw this key as the deck seemed to slip from under him. - The capta-In had vanished-he looked the chest, dragged if across the sill and then looked back to see an enormous Wall of water. This wall crumpled, faded, yot left him breathless. ,What �was the matter'.' Then ho saw huge columns of smoke pouring out from the a^ter pai't ot the ship. It was not the inexorable and avenging sea, but lire. He saw the boats go over the side; ho saw two men struggling In the tops-yet (t was a dream. His consclouisnesai held out two facts-one the chest, that contained the secret of his miner the other the key, .that had locked within that strange and . alien depository the picture of a little girl. Six hoprs later a heavy sea drove, a piece of wreckage up the crumbling beacli beneath a cliff on the Oregon shore. On IL was a man-^brine-drenched, almost enconoclous, hut still able to crawl beyond the reach of the lingering breakers, clutching a key. It was-Thomas Gallon. fla sat down and stared out at the burning ship he had .left.  Where was he'? Dimly he remembered the last words of the captain. His senses seemed to .fade,, yet he remembered those strange number)* that marked lha position of that Vessel, flaming to destruction fai- out on the horizon; 187, 23 Weiat; Sin 27 North. But: how to remember them? How to keep this precious information In his'head? HJs-groping fingers found-the key,-'A, nvoment later he .was scratching the numbers, on its soft surface, "This," he said, through hU salt-parched-l)p�,"ls the, master key." > He star^d;UPiat tlie blue sWy, and then bowed'hie hei^id In utter weakness. � "Ruth!" he" said to himself, a^ If in^ response to his 'very thought? - there' entered a small, seUrppIsed.^glrl;; ..'."^iK^ll^^pJi'f.'l^^^^^^^^ Women miffering, from wy fonn of female ills are invited to commuiiicBta promptly wiUi tha woman's priyata \ correspondence; de-f pBrtment of the Ly-diaE-PinkUimMed-.icine Co^V iynn, ;M^9.? Your letter will l)e opened, read and answered Iby a woman;and held in strict confidence, A'Wloman can freely talk ofi'her private iUijess to a woman ; thus has been established a coniidential correspondence which has extended over many jrsars and which'' baa never been broken; Never have-they published a testimonial or used a letter wiUtout tha writtei) consent of the writer, and never has the Company allowed -these confidential letters to get'outof their possession, � as the hundreds 9f thousands of them in their files will attest Out of the vast volume of experience which tltey have to draw from, it is more than possible that they posaesa the very knowledge needed in your case. Nothing is asked in return except yonr good ivill, and their advica.lias helpad tliou-sands. Surely any :poma�, rich or poor, should b� glad totEtJc^ advantage pf this generoua offer of BBslstance. 'Addresy liydia B. PinkhvH''Mediclno Co.-, (con-fidentisl) Lynn, Mass. �� �  ,)Ei!rery iifoman' p.mriit to 'have sliyftia, E. Plnkbdrn's ; 80-page 'Text Book. It is: not� book for general- i|0on;, ais Jt Is toQ 'dzpeniilTe.' It Is'free anil onjy obtainaUle hy^mMi: yWiUt fyx Ittodaj'. _^ ^ ^ ^^\' '.-^^ DAN'S SECOND WIFE 'id h AN," saM ^"'M. ' as they rO�e'r�"�� ; the pretty tsblci jj; -where the Wedr'.|{ dinx silver ihoB�;'|V with undlmmad'l; luster, "I've bearf'^A thinking that �?/ anythlas wera to>^;i' happen to me I'd ,:. really pretet to have you marrjr again," Dan g 1 a n^ e d toward his wife, but perceived no srmptoma of an early demise. "Should you?" he said, as he settled himself in his easy chair and reached tor the evening paper. "Yes," said Louise, "I really should; I've heard ot women who were actual- -ly jealous ot an imasinarr successor, but I should never feal that way. i'd want you to.do whatever was best tor your happiness, Dan." "Well," said Dan, "you mlxht pick out a girl and have her ready-sort of . an understudy, yon know." " Louise smiled tolerantly. "And teach her your likes and dislikes, so that she need not spend a whole afternoon making a dessert only to lie told ot dinner time that you bated anything with gslatina in it," she said. "I thought I'd been forgiven fa* that," said Dsn, a trifle stiffly. "Oh, it's all right," went on ton- , Ise, hastily. "Now, the kind ot girl I'd  choose for you, Dan, would ba ona like Clara Barker-not her, of coarse, but that kind. She's so Intellaotual. Her. last paper at the club was simply grand. It was about a man saated , Maeterlinck. She told me tbat she had simply lived on his bpoks for ' weeks baforahead and that sha didn't dare let herself read a newspapair or go to a comic opera all the tima she -fvas writing her study of him, for tear ot getting out of the spirit of the thing. A girl like that would ba a ; real companion tor a man." "It would be bad eaongb." said Dan, "to live with a woman who waars No. 7 shoes and looks as it she naver combed her hair, but Maeterlinck every morning for breakfast certainly would be the limit." Louise settled an ambar comb more firmly in her neat blonde locks'and. glanced complacently at a dainty kid pump which was Just visible below her skirt.- "She's the best real girl in town;" insisted Dan's wife. "I always fee! like a little goose when I'm with her." On* might almost have inferred from Dan's smile that little geasCi: were, to, him, the' most chaming tn-j mates of the aviary. ; t,''; "Grace Bberiole is a good glrT," continued Louise. "She never touches' candy in Lent and-" ' '' "She'd drive a man to drink,"; da?-clared Dan, "and as for looks-" "Well; I think you are very bard to suit," said Louisa. "How would Laura; Faxon do? She's flna looking.''- ; , A happy sparkle appeared in Dan's wife's blue eyes as Dan shook.his head with emphasis. 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