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Logansport, Indiana
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Thursday, May 12, 1898
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ALL COflPLAINTS AND DISEASES OP THR Liver, Kidney AND Urinary Organs Biliousness, Jaundice, Headache, Constipation, Pains in the Side or Back, Sour Stomach, Dyspepsia, Liver Complaint, Catarrh of the BAadder, Irritation or Inflammation of the Bladder, Famale Weakness, Gmvel, Diabetes, Dropsy, Bricfc Dust Deposits, iu fact all diseases arising from Liver or Kidney dl«- orderx Price, $1.00 Go. "You end-well not. to commit your self," said Archer. "But I feel all the surer that I am right. Why do I believe that the Count de Fooliers is a fraud—vvhorse than that a villain? I have a • friend—yes. a friend—Mr. Keene, an Englishman. He is one of the famous Scotland Yard force. His business, which is larg-ely to trace tip matters for shippers and merchants, brings him at not infrequent intervals ID-America. He is in St. Louis tonight—not in this room- (Paul had looked anxiously ai^nmd), but in his bed in the Lindell-hotel. J a'rst met him three or four years ago in a jewelry confidence case. The matter was compromised and was hushed up. I hare the copy of it all here in this drawer (tapping- the table), and an ex- Le'bonrgeoisea would run a good. oha'nc« of seeing him with the 1-111$% or locket, or both, an." Archer might have told all % this very differently and more dramatically had he guessed a certain fact—that Paul had actually met the Count wearing very much such a ring on his little finger. Had Archer known this he would, no doubt, have tried to startle Pan! j into some tell-tale exclamations. As it was, he simply attempted the role ol a straightforward statement, thinking that his best cue. He did not notice, thsrefore. that Paul was controlling more or less excitement as thfc statement progressed. "To make an opportunity to see the Count at the Leborg-eoises as often, as possible when off his guard,'' continued Archer, "and to note his wearing- any , luch ring- or locket, would not certainly memory of alityiasr him a tnck. *en« . *•*.*. 7 * J 8 man. He anything, it teems to me, that yon ough t to object to, 6Y*n if my story- press BY -THE was not that NEW YORK, N. Y. T*t *fo by J. _ MunMtar, ft r. KMritef, W. ft P«rt»r A DtADLT POISOH. citing 1 tale it will make when I add it. as I expect to have a chance to some day, to some other performance of its hero that will yet put him behind the bars. Well, Keene a.nd I got to know each olhei- very well in that case. He wanted me to come over and join the force, but 1 laug-hed at him. This sort, of thing never stales with nif. I h.ive got off the track. Where was I'. 1 Oh, relling-you that Keene was IIP now. jSot on the Counl ilc Foolier,--' (.•;:.>u, but another matter. In the Lindell hotel, liowever, hf r;in !icross the Count. He tnev\ f him bv his eyes for a. man lie once !i;nl to wjitch. It took lim a day to place him }ut Keene never mislays a >air of eyes in lii.s memory. Meanwhile he inquired about him. and : ound that, lie hud come over in the rain of the Ivebourg-eoises and was re- )orted ensjapwl to marry the young- ady. The next morning- at breakfast t came to him like a flash who the ^ount was. He was the valet of Robert Graham, an eccentric Englishman, vlio was once under Keene's surve.il- ance. The Englishman had g-otten nto 3, woman scrape years ago. The oiuan had died in childbirth. It was in which another famiiy in am'a position had an interest, and hey had hired Kee.ue to follow it up. fe thus came to know both Graham \nd his valet quite well. Graham be- ieved that the child as well as he mother had died. As I have al- eady quoted Keene, Graham was a •ery eccentric and an equally ensitive man. His money, of which le was worth about 8200,000, was not nvested in lands, but in stocks. He \ra» the last of his family without nown relatives. He had no ties to jiud him to England, beyond a few cronies in his London club. He turned these stocks into cash and cleared out for Australia. Then Koene lost sight of him. Years went, by, and the child whom Graham unwittingly left behind grew up into an. engaging boy. He had been adopted into a childless family of position into whose service chance threw Keene. The result was the divulsion of some important facts to the foster parents. Graham had legally married the woman and hence their child was his heir. Very likely if he were informed of the existence of 50 worthy a son. it might be to the boy's great advantage. His foster parents were raxich opposed to parting wit>h him and had enough to make him comfortable i'or life. Yet had they a right to let the maUer rest anprobed? They decided that they had not. Inquiries were set on foot. Graham and his valet had first stopped over awhile in the principal hotel in Melbourne. Then they had left for the bush. One day the body of Graham was found just as it fell wlier. the Englishman received a murderous blow in the head from behind. The valet was missing. Graham's funds in the bank at Melbourne had been drawn at a date a little previous to the supposed time of his mv-rder. No trace of the valet iad been discovered. He had probably left Australia, and a needle in a hay- Stack would now be an easier object of search, especially as no one at the time had any particular interest in prosecuting- it "Keene had given that Graham mat* ter up. when he ran across the Count ki the Lindell hotel. His first act when. Ms memory came to him was to cable a bxother iu the service to find out whether there was any Count de Fool- iers. of the village of Tremblay, in the •oath of France, from which the Count ragiatered. The answer was disap- pokituig-. There was such a Count. !»• h*d Wa in the village recently; Jk« had l«ft it to tail for America. If it o4her man thai K«CM« to™ other cabled back to send hinxi by toe first mail every detail, persomand collateral, get-at-able, in .; the Count's career. He thought he.was safe to wait as the Count, if he rere indeed bogus, was evidently so ste of his disguise that he would nc be likely to rush off incontinentlyand spoil his chance for a wealthyand handsome bride. To-day Keen,' received a cable that the letter wi; on its way. It might 'possibly, tbugh not probably.' the cable said, cotain the desired information. And cow shall I. tell you what I think do to have Keene ready for the icep- tion of that letter?" CHAPTER X. ; "I suppose that you have more tack than you have yet told me, Mr. Arcer,' said Paul, "or you would hardly inveigled me up here to -such a ays terious place, on such a fool's ennd Here ig a gentleman engaged to aios! reputable and carefully guarded yung lady, whom you denounce as an iipos- tor, and worse, simply on the rtem- blance which a detective—of whoa : al told, you could have seen but Hde— thinks that gentleman's eyes tear to those of the valet of an Englishian, who is supposed to have been sur- dered in Australia. Further thanihal —instead of there being anyting mysterious about this gentlema; in response to a cable, you learn tha h« lias come to America direct rom Tremblay, his home, a small pice, where his identity could hardly bjany possibility be liable to mistake. k.dd to this the certainty that a, family nch as the Lebourgeoises must have loked up his antecedents before permiting Miss Lebourgeois to egage hersef to him: that Frank Lebourgeois—; see no reason to deny your first ifer- eni-es about my knowledge of the family i.s the last person in the wrld to accede to his sister's betrothal, vith- out searching inquiries; and pur suspicions are ridiculous as the gri: on yonder skeleton, or your dednctona from the astrological map. I ruit what you have in store further,"iaid Paul, looking Archer full in the fae. Archer made no reply for a minus oi two. - : "You do not know Keece," hesaid, .slowly, "and you take into no acount the fact that something may be itthat letter to confirm the worst. But' am going to ask nothhig unpleasat of you. Graham, the Englishman, Ed it his possession, when he left Englaid, a curious ring and locket. The fcmet was a family relic obtained agesago, no one knew how, i'rom Venice. ljwa» in the form of a snake ring, verykrga and noticeable, the outside beizj- ol delicate filigree work. Originally i had been used 'by a Venetian ; for those dark purposes which markeclona period of that blood-red couutry'shis- tory. It concealed inside two Ion's claws of steel, which, in turn, conctiled a deadly poison. Its noble owoe-, al ball or fete, had only to press the land of his enemy with unusual \varmti to shoot out into that enemy's veini by the slightest of scratches, the poison, and that enemy lived not t« see the end of that ball or fete, always fascinated the eceeitric Graham. .A novel thought struck iim. Before leaving England he had tha lion's claws removed, and the it-side set with ten of the rarest of diamonds, each one warranted to be worth £100. The ring was thus i ThisHng 6Y*n if my does seem wild. But I will not it now. I will give you a chance to sleep oc it, and perhaps to think it over even longer. It's late, isn't it? Yes, * o'clock." Archer adde-4,, answering his own question by consulting his watch. "A clock is something I won't have in my apartments anywhere. I don t want to be brought face to face with eternity by a chance glance or sound I prefer to note the fugitive progress of time with strict intent and for busine.se only, and so carry a hunting-case watch in my least get- at-able pocket. We will take a long snooze. I will write Abe that you are working up something with me OD the quiet, and to give you a light assignment and not expect you to show up to the office before afternoon. That will make that all right. Just beyond those portieres you will find a bedroom with an ex era be<i in it. Take a fresh pajamaoutof the drawer, and by the time you have turned in I will be ready to join you." Paul was glad to escape further inquisition and did as he was told. Meanwhile Archer wrote his note, sealed, directed it, and shot it down a slide. A boy in the drug store below, whom Archer employed for various purposes, would see to its delivery in the morning- Paul found the bed vpry comfortable and the bedroom very ordinary.. Archer's odd taste did not evidently extend to his sleeping hours. Both slept soundly until morning, or, rather, 1:30 o'clock the next afternoon. Something over twenty-four hours had elapsed when Paul awoke since we first made his acquaintance. A great deal can be crowded into twenty-four hours. Sp Paul thought as he sleepily nibbed his eyes, and realized that a delicate aroma of coffee was inviting him to rise. The next thing was an exhortation from Archer, who was already dressed. "Jit-ace up, if you want to tub." An. appetizing Paul, served, by druggist, who store and under was fruit, liver potatoes, toas., breakfast awaited the family of the slept over the Archer. There and bacon, cnip Hume soft-boiled eg-gs, aud coflee equal to Vienna's best. It. was a very different meal from the course dinner, "all for-i5 cents," which had started Paul out the moraiog before. But the room looked none the less uncanny. Through a deep red that darkened the skylight, the sun's raya seemed little brighter than gas. The skeleton atill grinned, and the rype still festooned the wall. By each plate was a morning paper. The breakfast and reading took up half au hour, and there was no attempt at connected conversation. Archer mad* no allu&ion to the Count, and Paul did not r«f*r to the subject. After a comfortable smoke of some diminutive but excellently flavored cigars, they went down to the office. Archer had a whispered conference with Abe,andthen Paul wasgivena couple of unimportant meetings to look up, "If you have plenty of time to attend to them in," Abe added. Such was the magical result of being in with Archer. Paul betook himself to his cousin's office, doubtful at first as to confiding in him. but finally deciding against it. He had no further talk with Archer about it again, in fact. iiardly saw him at all until the week following. Meanwhile, life went on very much as usual, except that he was j-iven next to nothing to do. When he thought it all over by himself, as, ot course, he often djd, it sfru.ck him af Sically worth $5,000, but not a single brilliant flashed forth;- to the eye when the ring pras worn- They were arranged to ^jell out his initials, -R. G.' in letter) oi light, that could only be made viible hy uncoiling and taking the rinj to pieces, a most delicate bit of wtrk. The idea in Graham's mind was (hat this ring would be worn day and ni|ht, so fastened on that it could not be removed from his finger iu sleep witfcut waking- or killing him. and that ha would thus ever have at his cornnund a large sum of ready money. Sime covetous rhief might possibly wrestthe secret from him. What then? ;He could not get at the diamonds witbul smashing the rmg to bits, and rrinBng the risk of ruining them. He couldiol dispose of it, for it was registered at the London police headquarters, aid a circular description of it had been forwarded to the principal dealers in precious stones the world o'er. The locket, whose exterior is a number of such rings intertwined in bas-rejef, was set inside with an equal numbe- of precious stones. Once locked, i it could only be opened by the uninitiated by smashing it, running the same isk to the stones as in the case of the rpg. very singular" that ArSSer~Eaa exaelea ".No-w to the point. If the Counfde no promises of secrecy from him. Bat, Fooliers. as I believe, is the murder \ then, this was no stranger than the of Graham, he has that ring and fiat | many other strange ways Archer chose locket in his possession. He woild ' ' "~— = " "" ' not be apt to wear them in Engird, where he might at any moment stun- ing opposite the big- fireplace, where it could best flash back with a thousan*. sparkles the bright radiance of tno beartb.. Jlrs. Lebourgeois put off the meet- sir; with her rebellious daughter unt< the next morning. She could not endure the encounter so soon after the defiance. She had all a small nature's faith in a Fabian policy of delay. She, therefore. went out for I drive, leaving word with, i servant that she had an jngagement to dine with a {riend. would not be back until late, itnd Miss Lebourgeois had better not sit up for her. While the daughter was planning a, bold, campaign, aud wa» longing for an opportunity to open the war. the mother had beat a temporary- retreat- The daughter swept into th« ^inin£-rooni.iu_her haughtiest manner, only to waste her grand airs on chi!l- iog emptiness and a butler. The roes- sage from her mother was soon delivered, antl the girl began the attack on a six-course dinner in solitary state. Determined to brave it out before the servants, and not let them gather a hint from her manner of the extent of the quarrel, she forced herself to eat even more than usual and to linger longer than her wont at the table. Was the sharp sighted butler deceived'? Xot a bit. "Miss Lou made an awful fuss over hei dinner." he remarked in the kitchen later, "as if she was going to eai enough for herself and her mot her. too But even a cock-eyed man could seo that her victuals stuck in her throat and nearly choked Her to death, poor thing:" The music-room ivas next tried, but the piano Jiad nothing- in it except discords. The library was no better. "I wonder if a bright book was ever written by anybody," was Miss Lebourgeois' reflection, as she betook herself to her own room. She would not seem to lie in wait for her mother, so the drapery was quickly wrapped about her. The only incident that had occurred was the receipt of a basket of flowers bearing the card of the Count de FooHers, with "Regrets au engagement" on it: The "engagement,"' as w« know, was a game of last ball pool at the club. Early to bed, but not to sleep, and Miss Lebourgeois hoard her mother come up-stairs and go to her own room- It was the first time that she could remember when that mother had been in the same house with her and had retired without tucking her in and giving her a good-night kiss. .She listened eagerly for every sound from her mother's room, but none came. For hours she lay awake, lint, finally excitement wore itself out and intense weariness took its place, and with it sleep. The mother, too, tossed wakefully about, the victim of her thoughts. She, too.recalled bitterly the omitted motherly custom. As the hours went by she could stand it no longer. She got up and made her tray by a private en trance to her daughter's room. The girl was slumbering deeply, but not restfully. .She nervously moved her hands once in a while, and her bosom rose and fell with irregular starts. Her lips seemed to move, as the mother stood over her, and to say. "Mother, oh mother, how could j'ou!" The mother couid stand it no longer. Kneeling by her daughter's bed, she carefully tucked the clothes about her, imprinted a light kiss oa the flushed cheek, and vowed that with morning's light she would ask forgiveness for her unjust words. Then she returned, and sleep soon came to her, Jor her heart was at rest. When Miss Lebourgeois awoke, her quick eye detected the care that had visited her in her sleep. She went down to breakfast with a softened heart. There was the usual good- morning kiss, and the remark, ''Lou (no long-er Louisa,), here is a letter f rotn Fraak. fle' "says he cannot get here until next week Friday, th« day of the ball. Don't you want to read it for yourself?" "How provoking-!" returned the girl, who was soon, deep in the letter. As soon as the routine service w»s over, Mrs- Lebonrgeois dismissed the white-capped maid, who took the butler's place often of a morning, and coming around to where Lou sat threw both her arms around her and kissed her. "I have been very unjust to you, my daughter," was all she could say. And the girl, thoroughly broken, as are all noble natures by generosity' replied, "Oh, mother, how 1 have acted toward you! Can you ever forgive me?" It was a happy mother and daughter (feat finished that breakfast. (To be Continued.) for carrying out bis plans. We must now retura to, the Lebotir- geois mansion near "the sxjuare," It ble on one of Graham's acquaintances is about the time when Paul is having: and be caught fle would feel c<m- j his bout witk Abe over Miss Lebour- paratively safe in wearing- them in taia geois' letter. The young woman. h*« country, or here in St. Louis — safer, r-ery likely, than he would in leaviop them locked up in his room jbi the Lindell, or deposited in the hct»l One wfco should meet him not left tke room since sending off the note. 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