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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 22, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta i/rS. -f/rfV? 'Si's! , TH^- fc-CF^fagRlPCtt PAI^tif HERA PAGE (cipyrJghti'lftW, by J. ine^iilne Wllsony .gYNbl?SlS-!rwot.pro3i)i6ettii:�j, James aftllon Kfttt Hurry WllUeropn.' are partners. Gallon maKoB a rich And find ! drftWB a temporary plan o� th� Ipcatloti ot the velh o( t'olA. Wllkeruon tries to BtetlviUose.plans. ; Giillo>t. "Blsta. aad , thcSy. quarrel, in the flitUt On-Upn thinks he has killed his partner, nntl leaves him lying In tho eamp. aallon arHves In bsman western town, where he ^tellj the Shoi'lft that he ana his partner were . ��.ttttokoa hy outlaws and that ^hls part- �'tiei'.WttS k^led. The sheriff, his posse anil aalloA go^ to the scene of the nght, i hut theyflo not And �Wllkorson. Tlio . Bherltt thinklns Gallon has tricked him ' places,',,him undoa: arrest. Meantime Wllkwion has recovered and departed 1 Tharhight Otllon makes his oscape and [ lAteKarrl�BDtn Saw.Francisco. -Hero he | takes ship. The captain of this vesse j ,13 a coViotftor -of curloK. aallon-s'ralnd , Is urteaiy and he has visions^of Wllker-BonretUrWlni for tlip plans. In^the cap- | tain's ,cablnTs a chiat where-ho keeps his cUrlOB. Gallon, opens this and finds e a Japanese Idol, with one eye. Ho re- I moves: the eye and hides the plans in , tho .IdoU A Uto breaks out in the ship, oaiiBlns a flarht amoniir the sailors to eet Into t�e Boats. Gitllou returns to the tiedk to seburo the chooi and Is loft on board. The ship sinks, but Gallon saves himself. Having; nothlne on vrhlch to wrltehe takes a key and/an old .naU, and on the key sci'Mohes Ae IJfobable location in latitude anxl lonRHudo of the Ship when It sank. He Is picked up by a pMslnff steamer and 18 years later endeavors' to find the location of the Sold strike, but, does not succeed. . At ilB tline Johti Dorr, the superintendent of the Master Key mine, rescues Ruth, ' Oalldnrs daughter, from * trasjc death fol'oWlhK an eiplo�10n in the mine. RUth, wtlle exploring the tunnels, Is throvvn into 4n ore car by the explosion, which sends tho car on its downward Uliifht oVor thCtrestle. ,X�orrj_iWhIle_su-perlntendlh* the operation� for a trav-iung bucket., il�es Tier predlcani>ent, or-dirs the bucket swung loose, by _ Its cable; and hihg ng down by hl� legs, he ' Springs oYe? tBe girl �na_P'>�� to hlTn; the'car rusjilng on "4 �mn;Sli-Ina over the- ore dump. Constantly tWhkIng of hl� forrtier partner. Wllker-�oSjimea Gallon la hauntetf by an ^-narklon of the man-he had fobbed. Hla 1 froubied Wind iilmoet beoomes unbol-iiiced by his anxiety. Wllkerson, who la allvef-has eontlnually searched for Gallon; and writes his cousin, a Mrs. Darnell, In lilew York, that he Is at last on^the. right track. >?, ^ri-li" ^*,"12 mine and: confront* Gallon, who faint* "tram'fright.: � fully and smiled presently In ti way .that made Ruth flush; 'H '*e�ri� up with Ruth's appreciation of eviory-thing that she said. That nlffht at dinner, George Urake, posing: as George Everett, suddenly flushed darkly and turned to th� jrirt at hla left: "Miss GaHon, ho said In a whisper, flaaMnR his dark ayes toward the hojite-sa to see If .she were wajtohing. "I re aly hope that t,he trUf-t you put In mo you Won't find misplaced. I'll do everything I can to help you,'even if It 1b funny that 1 dldii't know that John Dorr has red hair." Ruth looked, at him vary soberly. "I con't just undoraland a great many slhings," she said. "It all seoms so strange, Mr. Evere'tt, and, you Itnow X am Worried. I ougWt to go to the Rltz Carlton and see if thtiro .ire to'e-srama for me. for that's where John would wire me. I'm afraid Mrs; Darnell thinks I'm awfully Impolite bo-cause I want to go itna make euro for myself that John hae. Jiat wired.".' "I'll 'go myself," said the false Everett; looking nt his plate; "I'll go tonight; Jn fact-I'll go rdght how." He caught Mrs. Darnell's eye; and said, apologetically. "I'm' ofradd. ray de^r hoste8.s, I'll have to leave you. I have Just romcmberod my .aolenlrf pl�mi86 to be at the club at 9 o'clock; and besides, rve promised jilss Gallon to go to the Ritz and get Jif r mail and le!o-grams." He turned to Ruth and !;.he noticed a very grave look in Ms eye.i, which she was to understand later. He hent gallantly over her hand and lightly kissed her fingers. "You may trust me," he sold. :.:..AlVue::1^0i!||^^ is one that assists Nature.- j. Regular and natural actibnyoffi;;,^^^ the stomach, liver, kidneys attdiK' bowels'win keep yoii^^ett-^giM fit,andthisactionisproinotl(id|fe|^f BEECHAMlil � PILLS v'il Sold mtywhtK: In-boKu, 25 vima'SpfH (To be contintiea)' '^WHBN 1 HAVE PAID THAT TOE RE WILL BE NO MORE MOiNEY T O THE ACCOUNT OP 'THE MAST BR,KEY.' �'" ' '   'Mdn, Wllkerson. coolly, ia cpito .'���. ".-^^.'-V" Of'th� letter he hM. re-. �:'r..- fsceived from Je�.D Darnell In New York; telUBg him of ber wltt-ingneaa to'nnance her aehatne,, detatr mlhJBd he muet be friend* with JoUn Dorr,, at 'Iea*t outwardly. So he Sshnooihed out the vlalble wrlnhlM In ; hie fiice,'trying to veil the . mallclouv gleam^ln hU.:ey�*( and pent twe dayai /Quietly trying, to show bla amlabiUty,' npt only - to the miner* but '^to Dorr lairaaelf. ("i It wa* charaoterlstta of John that, te responded - to the overtui^*'of any^ vlng xreatttie. which he *hatJ "^thor*.* '�ughly. tamed. He thenght ha had tamed'Wllkeraon;. a* a conaaquanca^ be met him vhalf iway. Two Halvaa of On* 8Mr��-Wllkeraen vwaa : abaolutely .cartain that hi*; old partner, Tbomatv Gallon, liad really made a rioh find; and that he had lost the location and accepted - "Tbe-M&E>ter Key" as a ubstltute. In the hope that by working It thoroughly ho might find the mother lode. Wllkerr on waa determined to be the maatar of ,"The Maater Kej." He needed the 'killed aid of John Dorr, With hla engineering knowledge. . | V- John Dorr knew that thoro wa* a' . tremendbu*' aecrat In ''Gallon'* lifOr \ l-epresented by. the golden key which he had torn from hi* neck and handed to Ruth when he waa dying. That key had figure* oq it. He understood ;that:i tboaa; aeratche* on that golden 'kvrface. - repreaented aomething tre-  imendeutly amportant; and that the old. hian;; ointment oa- engi- .oeeC'In.'Charge, John went down toth'e ana.aald bluntly: "Look here, Wilker-i.aon, maybe: both" of us..have made a tnlstake; I'm'aure my only aim la to .(help/,out, in-the promotion of 'The ^tister Key,'" 'r' Wilkercion received him amia/bly: f'Tm sura my only Interest in the bu*i-;ness ii to fetch into good ore. All : that we are;digging oat now 1* dirt. WlthDuf^any pay in it." . ' ' � -'I think I know where, we; con str)ko flrsljCiaBB ore," Dorr returned:'"There .18. sure-pay rook!- if'two'rtravel' iiouth 'from.that main tunnel. We may-have ;i,to-gO'a: couple of hundred feet," -".',ked at him shrewdly. ) fTfiat  � will coat money," he remarked; , ''Put I'll takeithi* up with Ruth." Oi-'>''If the;,mina ia^^not paying, ll'a up .to us to make It pay," John remarked, .and left. Whan.WWkeriBon entered the bungk-.''lowjRuth perceivea a great change in your'fafher made me superin-vitisnd^enl; oi this; mine. I did not realiw 'the reaponslliility was so heavy as it l*.i;,We"ar8/not piaklngj-any money.'  yvo afe-lo*ing money. You can see by . i. -^the r^ortu! wfelch I have here that our ele'anwp lately: has been far less, than / :0|ir^;^expenBeEt'and 'our last one showed' '}pr6ctioaJly: nothing. We must find the '�veln./agafn; to:'do so, ^we must have � ,: money..''. There :is no money: in 'Thei ':,'.'.. 'Maj8't?r.:]?:ey'','mlria," :�:,':..-''�:'.: , "ghat's what''father used to say aometimeSi" .said 'Ruth, quietly; "but HefalWay's got it."'' ' : WJlketson,-, flushed. Miss Gallon, : ', � hjjpa:� thair'.ybjj'.'di?n^t t)iin�Jthat\ym''not jSolng my .hesK'ilj'aitj'. John Dorr .and i tiavo gpno over this matter toge'lljefi' 'Hqittfeii^eB'witlu^ie:that w(iv,!^(t�:^.abs .he 8ii:t at\h^* deak, and aalft; ^-John,-arevwo'-hrokeT'-'c'T' � ^ \ Ho looked"down at:her, koaping all motion �oUtTr�f.:hi8'0^pre*Bloh. "The not .'payIng,"^ he. eaidivbrieny. "But �ya't wo .m*ke K p*y. JohaT What is thoimatterrv "Monv,"- ��he will see^i|� Itttbai you get the,extra money-We' need; meanwhile,, KU '.keep' fhe'-mlne going," . Buth gave?.h)m' hei\.ifuli^ naturally and evenly. You damjlen-'a'" sponge or soft brush with it and dr*W' ^ this through your hair, taking 6^fi ' snaall strand at a time; by moirntifg'' llie gray hair disappears, andatt^'r.: another application or two, your' hali** becomes 'beautifully dark, tlUofc atfi-* glossy and you look years younger > Sold by J. D. Higlnbotham and ;Ci|^iF, Limited. Eighteen Vlllaoes Damaged; News Delayed Through tack of Com-munlcatlon London, Jan. 21.-^A Madrid dispatch to l*he Express says that owing to lack of communication, the news has Just been received of an earthquake on January 3, Which did gteat damage In 18 villages Intlie region oC Asturias, North Spain. In one village a score ot people 'were killed,. RYLANDS' BIG RUMMAGE SALE ENDS TOMORROW GET A COUPON-$150 FREE ar the Grand Central .-jtatlon in New York, city, MVs. Darnell quietly Introduced her to h, slim, rather handsome yoUn'g man, who seemed ill at ease until he had drawn Ruth's companion aside, for a moflient for a chat, while the porter collaqted their luggage. �'T don't just Jike this game," he said '-'Ib the fn-sf-'piarie, Kverett is a big man in the clfcj'^'and tftils Miss Gallon doesn't looii to ime like a girl you could fool.: long. A^yvvtiy . ... . I can't understand what you are trying to do, Oeaji. You must know what sort of a fellow' I Larry Wllkeraoii is by this tlm'e. ': Why pla^--his hand for him?" '''"I don't notican yoa ; holding :,any trumpH in your hand," she returned gently, but with a faint gleam in her eyes which made him draw back."Thi3 isrmx game, and I exp6et you to play your pan; you come on now and be George Everett. The girl is as Ig-inoiant as a pigeon: , Remember what 1. told you!" - . ' ',,. ;V ::'-VAbout that ?liock7" he said suUenly. :.r.-^','Yes, the stock. ,"You understand that she camo to New York simply to raise ?noney for this mine. You are supposed to handle the>'business'for her.' If you don't learn all that is to be learned about 'The Master Key' mine In the nex^ two days, you are mpre fhan tho fool I talce you for." bu�t''"af "ellow ' gSTd. ' "drasg out of ' ..She � drew him back to where. Ruth Ko4lsof%^h^MasteTKey''mine., stood amidst the sultcases_ and hand- The Image was now before his eyes.' Instead c-r the warm, aun-iblessed California -hllla with their faint scent of sage and cactus, he saw' a richly furnished room, and breathed the odor of attar of roses. Let us. not follow him in hlB dream-but looking over his shoulder an hour later vf'^ road:"^ � "Master Key Mine, June - "Jean Darnell, ;  ."  , . Astor House, New Yorto Gity: ''. ,'�V' ''Find George Everett:'at'114 Broad-� way and meet Ruth Gallon tn'Ghicago oniSA.nta Pe express leaving. .)iere this evening. Introduce Dralte, ai 'Everett after, you have'.scen Everettv'and ikeep the girl to yourself untllf'can: arrange matters. � -. . ......~......�:,;..,',, "HARRY.^'.vi 'I can't send.this,througji any offlce near here/' he thought, "so: I guesa I'll .ride down to Valio "Vista and handJft 'to the conductor. He can send it from Ijos Angeles." . scowled.-7 I "J came to sea what we are going to do a^Qut'that/new'tunnels he said, roughly.; '"I.ldon^Mike toiitsFt' in anyr thing 1 can't'finish." �> "�' ^ Ruth BWHiig''*rouiid,ito .My quietly: 'I am gointf to'Ifew York*city to see Mr. George , Byerett,, a friend, of. Mr. Dorr-'s, and J will come^baojfiwith;the ten thousand-dollars." . "Everett-T-Everettr--" repeated Wllkerson. "W-ho, Is George Everptt?" Despite'Joah'sfrowi^s, RuthjVolubly explained; ^i,Wbw =ahe',- 'Jja'diiflnlshed Wllkerson noddedsand ;isaid;;v"I'li put the .men to y9r)t'tomorrow,'Dprr; better have 'y^our plans. readjH" Ho tamped, outv- I , ' J, y' ^''Youlladvhetter-'so'ithla; afternoon," John told Buth.' Js\' no time to lose" i 5 "All right,*''ahe'said, "Wl be ready In an hour.",  , , ' A Letter to an'Olii'*i^"VT:'^Ate.'^''VrtrW';'r!Ihtr- .l.v:" .;.-.,:: ; CHAPTER VIT. feThree day-iJatcr Ruth Gallon settld'd tqeseit in tho seat ot a,, Puli#ian, thdt tiai^':.soon to leave Chicago for^^New roW{. , '.'.'� '.'.'This must be Miss Gallon,".- s^Id'ja pleasant voice. .:� , , . t ,'Ruth looked up to see a woman of florid beauty, and dressed in some-'what- extravagant style, looking down at her out of groat tawny,..velvet eyes.' Western bred, Ruth responded amiably to this salutation, though she had'ii'ot the faintest idea who the woman was.-"Yob, I am Miss Gallon.",  "I am Mrs. Darnell," said .Vhe woman. May I sit down? 1 am an old friend ot your friend, John Dorr.  He wired mo that I would find you on this train." The lie wns so plausible, that Ruth merely blushed, thinking that,it was one more token of Johh Dorr's carefulness of her oomfort and safety. "John never spoke of you,"; Isaid Ruth simply. "I did not have;; the faintest notion that T was'to meet'any-ot his friends. Do \you live- in; New York?" /: "Yea, I live In -New Tork.xiii hap'r pensd to . he' In Chicago,' and: through Mr. Everett, I, heard from'Jphni" "Oh, you know Mr. Evere'ttl". cried' Ruth.' "Ho is- the mam I: am going, to see in New; York," and she -went on to tell, as host she could, the: gist of, her mission. .j..^' she was profoundly interested. , ' . ',, , When Ruth'^nded up wUljir.a gentle, Tapd s� I told John I'd .come:, and see what I when Mrs. Darnell knocked on''the door and entered slowlj*'.,. ,She, had-changed her street goW:for''ii.:-negHi8f�S: Which instantly. caught-the girrs-appreciative eye. 'j "YOU look beautiful." she said quickly; . Jean 'Darnell turned her tawny-eyes'on her and smiled faintly. Vl, am not usually up until noon," shts responded, "and-I am getting old, my dear." Bhe/tljreV out her Jeweled hands with.a aparklhig gesture of half comic resignation. Buth laughed. ! "John Dorr says .Everybody gets old in. New. York. >D6ft't'you like him?": Mrs. .Darnell .Ioo1c,ifd into the clear grey eyes of^the.girl and almost failed to follow her base:^ instinct; but at that loose throat ^he saw the hea'vy gold. Of -"-The Maater Key." As it it had supernaturkl: po,Wors, the sight of tiiat key blocked :the door of her heart "Of course, In'fllke: John,"> ah* said easily: ."We must;get everything fixed up now. George \WlU be here-George Everett,; of :aourae,:vI' mean-'tonlcht, and-you and he cany talk the business over" "You; knpw; we ijlmply- must have the, money,!.'- Ruth returned; earnestly. "The tninp Isn't paying now. but John knows wii'ore.!-he 'can ttnd the .mother Read le Story See the Pictares TONIGHT "STARLAN "JEAN DARNELL..". ' CHAPTER VIII.. I. Some houses, like some people, i^hould never be illumined with sun-: shlna-rand Mrs. Darnell's residence,' ovorlookinr,.; the Hudson, was- of, jhls ty-p?.'; Its,dull, rod-atona..front, reiiurnnd proudly- '"It's -my.:mine. . My ,father-left it .to, me when tie died." 'She .did not see. the sullen- hatred that itowly flamed, until Jean Darnell's eyos �(UTl,i/ blazed.. ',::.::. :';=: '','-� , i The "woman drewi'fher soft drajeries arouUd her.'-mustored a-smile, and left With a care!ess"ramarjt about: "lyun-choon. preseUtly.". �^'; ' In. her own- room she stood a. moment,!ess;.thori.she tore oft her, fleefty negligeeinanUntenslty of silent rogo and Tfle'spair.. , It IS .wickedness; not virtue, which is lheatriu.ry hftd itpent. Itsel'f^nd'Mke Ml physically indolextt women; she'could cot yield long t�� emot-ioji--she: prepared her camivxlgn. Eirst she called >iip Goorgo Drai^e. and "'that he would be at Iier .home for '-dinner that evening; t then sirfe'callcd-up two old -acquaint- I onces' \^lio .j\-ero alwayc glad to Oil empty ichaire '�,t Mior well-set table. This 'Settled, slfe: o^ain .lought Ruth and I dissuaded ben; from going down immediately-.'to Eveo-ott's office; "You; Mt^ very, tired; my dear,"; Mrs. -Darnbll ''pUrr.ejJ.... "And n.nywaiy;: you ;know -Jn NewAiY,Qrk young lad|e�: do not; go,' ahout"!UhescorteiigB;a'V*Swmftti"'? "he: said;; soot^tngly.; "You, can." talk, bxiaiavm' to your,heart's'cpnitent right hero.'" ' ^ I'Tljatw|ll/b,o imuoh bettor." 0044 When her' hostess Mv.a� gone aha, dress^ed - 'herself for ?^lie"B.treol again. She.; ha4: *arely ;/lnl�hod: when' 'dia maid (jamif'an Wltli,'tea. followed iff' Mrs.-DariielU^ ,,1 ,.; ^,  MV>5hll5K'WVat'in,jtbo world acn y�a ' golflgi^tp dg?''- asked Jean. '^ooh, �^i^'gSiiis-To^ii'tor-'a, watt,' resp,qndWjS5%58lf'olC.'1{iioW* r 'haflre-^be Sllam* yrpttwaslftt-fhls nn^ aJtnrnvosii AnSWAI-'?Bnt.?>o'tf6A{Te�h ai^^' tooted can save T 0-niorrow Make out your list and see what you ;