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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 6

Logansport, Indiana
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Monday, May 16, 1898
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REGULATOR WILL CURE ALL COnPLAINTS 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 Bladder, Irritation or Inflammation of the Bladder, Female Weakness, Grrvvel, Diabetes, Dropsy, Brick Dust Deposits, ia fact all diseases arising from Liver or Kidney dia- ordera. Price, $1.00 icine Go. HEW YORK, K, Y. i CHAPTER Xllf. The dancing had not begun whet Paul entered the Southern. He quickly made his wav to the rooms which had been crashed and thrown together for the occasion. It did not look is i< there ever oould be any dancing there. BO thick was the crowd that pressed its way through the interstices and bl»ok*a pro«re»* in little chatting groups. The raised seats that edVed the concourse were still unoccupied. The chaperones were still improving moments of grace before the dancing should banish them to their more or less stupid perches ot observation. The receiving matrons tood still in a long line to welcome belated comers, but, though it was only a little after ten, they had only themselves to talk to. Almost everybody had been long on hand filling up dancing programs, while the orchestra •was »till playing the opening promenade mu.dc. There was to be no errand march, and the floor committee were consulting together how best spaca could be cleared for the initial lanciers. The patronesses stood near the entrance, and nearest of all Mrs. Le- bourg-eois. Her face was turned intently to the door, and ahe was evidently watching, with anxious glance, for the arrival oi Frank and his sister. Her eye lighted on Paul as soon as he appeared, and she beckoned him to come to her, which, of course, Paul was only too glad to do. ' : Haveyou seen Frank?" was her first question, almost before Paul was within ear-shot. "Yes, Mrs. Lebourgeois, I have seen him." "Why is he not here, and where is Lou?" "If yon will take my arm a moment and withdraw from the crowd 1 will tell you. Do not be frightened. The matter is unpleasant, but not very ripw." , , , '''Something- awful has happened, J know there luis," said the anxious mother, ''and you are keeping me in suspense." "Only this," said Paul, as they slippt 4 out into a hall that led out upon a balcony. "Frank was thrown from a carriage just outside your door and badly bruised. Miss Louisa will not leave him, of course, until you come. I assure you that he is in no danger. The doctor has been there and pronounced itnot a case of more than a tew days, or weeks, at the farthest. No bones are broken, or anything of that sort. Frank wants it kent as close as possible. If you will go back and make some excuses for Wut Mte by J. T. r, B. F. Bnajahn ft . H. Porter WAT. IS THAT NOISE? yourself and Miss Louisa to Mrs. Gen. Blood, so that no big story can get around, I will drive you to the house immediately. Very likely both you and Miss Louisa can return later." "Certainly, Mr. Terry, that it best. Take me back, please," said Mrs. Lebonrg-eois. A few words to Mrs. Blood, and a caution not to spread the story, and Paul and Mrs. Le bourgeois were being rapidly whirled to her home. Paul said nothing to her about the Count. That gentleman he saw with the Colonel in the distance, as they left, engaged in gay chat with the bewitching Miss Blood. Arrived at the house, Mrs. Lebourgeois found Frank sitting in an easy chair. Paul, Miss Louisa, and the servants withdrew while mother and son embraced. Frank told her enough of his suspicions about-the Count to lead her to exaggerate the nature of his hurts, and to easily fall in with the girl's offer to give up the ball. Although she might be chaperoned by Mrs. Blood or some other friend of Mrs. Lebourgeois, it hardly, ia any case, accorded with the mother's European notions of propriety to have her there so publicly under the Count's escort. He was no* yet a fully accepted lover, in good and regular standing, but only received on probation, so to speak. This Frank had insisted on before the mother and daughter left.Europa. itsjiflvea no<^ rt a great anxiety. JTaul made his last trip that nignt back to the ball to be in at the death. H« met .Arch eras he entered, and we plained to him that the Lebouige.otse» were away for good. -Thank God fot that," said Archer, fervently. ; 'Mr. Keene," he added, "this is Mr. of whom von have heard me. Reporter's Romance, BY . , «THB DBASON* [1113,1 og «n ,.'.13.80.07 ptms eraoo 's c A'-BS ^on pip inq 'AifEipjoo JU-EJ sptreq J^ooqs pa's psrra-BAp-e 'latino n Sail's} m3\3 spooS-A'.ip gjjlj pSIJOOl OTJAV '30-EJ. U3A131 reserved for the committee to "llbat* to Bacchus." They pressed Paul to join them, which he did. The committee room was almost deserted, but the empty bottles that were piled up in one corner eloquently testified that it had had occupants not so long- ago. "To the fair of St. Louis," said the Colonel, as he raised a glass of bubbling cbampag-ne; "the world cannot beat them, la belle France alon* can match them." "With the greatest possible pleasure, Monsieur le Colonel," returned the Count, to whom the Colonel had bowed: "France, home of the unvanquished, bows in adoring- homage at the shrine of American beauty, the queens of hearts below, the queens of heaven above. I call for 'ze bumpers,' as a compatriot said to-night. "Drink, you rascal, drink," said the Colonel to Paul, who had evidently no relish for "ze bumpers."' "A young fellow of your years-with an empty giass in his band is a reflection on his family, be gad." "Pray excuse me, gentlemen." «aid Paul. "I am really not up to this sort of thing- to-night." "What the devil is up?" asked the Colonel. "Beauty, music, and cliampag-ne, who g-ives a rap for to-morrow's headache? Your blood must be devilish watery—you'd better call in Dr. Jones and be tapped for dropsy, be g-ad." '•Well, I'd about as soon be tapped as drink champagne to-night, Colonel, •if you will force me tosay so," returned Pa'ul. "Well, something is up,'' commented tbe Colonel, turning round and giving Paul a close inspection. "I never knew yon to disgrace me publicly this way before. By George"—as if an idea bad struck him—"I haven't seen Frank Lebourgeoise here to-night, nor the goddess, his sister, either, though she must have been tucked away somewhere behind her mother." "No, Colonel," replied Paul, "neither ot them are here. Frank was thrown out of his carriage right in front of the house and quite a little hurt. I have just returned from taking Mrs. Lebourgeois home to him." "What is that yon say, monsieur?" interrupted the Count. "Frank Lebourgeois thrown from his carriage, injured, and I here drinking. Can he see anyone' What is the time? I will go to him immediately." "I doubt if you can see him, Count " said Paul. "Although they were all still up when. I left them." "I can trj," replied the Count. "I cannot wait until morning. Who knows what may "happen then?" (Paul thought of his intended trip away.) •'! will attempt it. Where can my valet be?" An idea struck Paul. "Count," he said, "if, yon are determined to go, 1 have a carriage here that is at your service." "I thank you a thousand times, Mon- sienr Journalist," returned the Count. "I accept. I fear that I should waste much precious time in hunting- for mj valet. I go to jfet my coat. In five mia utes I will be with you." And they parted to meet at the office. "JS'ow," said Paul, to himself, "is my chance to see if Archer means business. I will tell him that the Coun,t is to drive in my carriage to a quiet part of town. If they want to arrest him without a disturbance, here's just their opportunity." So Paul made straight for Archer, and informed him of the Count's plan. Archer called Keene co 1 him and they had a whispered conversation. ••Its a little early, but we'll chance it," said Archer to Paul. "Drive witb him and we'll take him there. We'll be ahead of you, and serve the arrest either as be comes in or goes out. Don't, for God's sake, let him slip you." And Archer and Keene vanished. The Count almost immediately -joined Paul. "I will ride with you Count, ana perhaps T can serve yon," 1 be sma. "Pray, monsienr, do not pnt yourself to that tronble on my account," was reply. "I assure you it is unnecessary." "But I insist, Count," said Paul,"unless my company is disagreeable to von. I have -nothing to detain me here, and I shonld like myself to . hear again from Frank before I go to bed." "Well, I accept with pleasure, then, Monsieur Terry," rejoined the Count. "Good company is of conrse grateful on a lonely nig-ht ride, yours, I need not add, especially so." And they entered the carriage together. Not a word was spoken as they, sped onward through, the dark. It seemed v> Paul as if the distance had length- vied miles since he baa last traversed tt. He could hear his heart beat s» Audibly that tie imagmea tbe Count must hear it, too. The carriage—it was Archer's—did not stop in front of the big gates, but just this side of them, under the dense shadow .of a thickly leafed tree. Paul jumped out first. The Count followed more slowing, as if m momentary doub:. As sonn as bis foot tou-^iea tne sidewalk a hand—Archers—was laid on his shoulder, and a voice—Archer'a —whispered fonr words distinctly in his e=i.". .they were: "hnrrenaer for f>rn.nan>-» murder." A drnamita bomb could not haTe produced a greater explosion. "Hell and the devil! unhand me or you are d'ead," be hissed out, drawing with the quick movement of a cat a revolver from the inside pocket of bis coat. But the revolver dropped on the side walk. The arm Aat presented it dropped nerveless by his side. A dex- terious blow from Keene's heavy ca^e had doubled it. up ere it had been raised. The cold muzzle of a cocked revolver xvas in tun? planted in the Count's face. "Surrender," said Archer, "or you arc a dead man." Glancing" quickly around and seeing that Paul failed to come to his assistr ance, he took it all in. He knew he was trapped. "I surrender," he said, hoarsely, nnder his breath. "Yon have 'ze drop,' as they say on your borders," he added with a sickly attempt at facetlousness. They walked him under a gas lamp, where the utter wreck of the gay cavalier of a few minutes ago was startling. Every feature wns working and twitching except the eyes, which, wonderfully under control, were emitting a cynical, sardonic glitter. "We shall take you back to your rooms at the Lindell," said Archer to the Count, "and if you make the least fuss you will receive another settler from that cane. To make sure we will padlock your arms. I have all the papers here," he added, producing a bun- PAUt/S EYES OPEXBD. die. "and -to-morrow you will have a chance before a magistrate to find any legal flaw in. them you can. pay a lawyer to discover." A couple of "bracelets" were snapped upon the Count's wrists. "Now, get into that carriage," said Archer to him, himself aad Keene following. Paul got up on the box. They were driven to a private entrance to the Lindell, mounted the stairs without observation, and were soon in the Count's room, guided by tbe Count's valet. The Count's valet was in Archer'a pay- CHAPTER XIV, The ball went merrily on to the end of the last waltz. It was 4 a. m. when the orchestra played "Home, Sweel Home"' and the numerous couples that still held the floor revolved slower and slower, "until revolution and music died out together. Then there fol lowed the usual rush for the cloak rooms and carriages, tiie sleepy ride home,, the swift disrobing, the quick transit to the other world of dream- life. The absence of the Lebourffeoises and the Count had of course been not a little noticed, but Mrs. Blood's explan ation had been sufficient to stop much talk. As both Mrs t,ebourgeois and the Count had been seen earlier, and as the crowd was simply overwhelming-, the keen-eyed re porters were for once caught -napping The Orb had Miss Lebourgeois' gown through Paul; and the Conservative society reporter, a woman, was given a travesty of it by her anticipatec rival, Miss Blood. Consequently Miss Lebourgeois' name appeared in both accounts as present and as costumed by Worth. . Society, the reporters, and the public generally, where then totally unprepared for - the sensation, which filled the . entire first of the Orb next [morning.| | It recounted the Count's history ia full as it has been hinted to us so far through Paul, Archer and Keene, with the missinp links all supplied. It left but little chance for additional particu lars when the case should come to trial, These were the first few lines: Fooled by De Fooliers. Tbe Bogus Count Caught at tbe Ball. The Blood-stained Money on which a Valet Passed for a Nobleman. The "Distinguished Frenchman" Doub-" Iv a Murderer. The Mystery of the Locket and the King, etc. It was tbe "biggest scoop" known in the history of journalism. It was the crowning achievement of Archer's life. The article itself had been for the most part in type for two or three days. The manuscript had been transcribed long before. Committed to two or three trusted printers, it had been set up and the proofs read, in- advance. Names had been left out and certain paragraphs, so that no chance should lead to a betrayal. One who ran across the proofs would have supposed that they were simply part of a forthcoming novel. Theae breaks were easilv slipped in at midnight, and ac introduction giving an. account of th£ by arrest rusnea tDrougn at 3:30 a. nx The out-of-town edition and tb>. regular city edition was nci3 jack (newsboys being supplied with meagre copies of the first) until the very last moment. Xo precaution "was forgotten, and the Conservative and one or two 1-cent rivals of the Orb were given no chance to get lold of an early copy, and come out witb a rehash. The Orb was very late n reaching customers that day, but not one was found to kick. The presses were kept running until 10 o'clock, _nd 10,000 extras were sold by noon. Paul had carried an early copy to the Lebourgeoises (he stayed up all night), and no one was admitted to the house except the doctor. As intimate friends of the family were heavy stockholder? m tbe only afternoon paper, no bogus interviews were published, the only statement appe'aring which affected the Le bourgeoises being one written Paul himself from facts furnished ,j. Frank at Paul's suggestion. It :overed the way in which the Count met the Lebonrgeoises and denied the existence of an engagement. The 1-cent publications, of weak financial strength, where scared into decency by vigorous legal threats. To return to the original sensation, Archer's story in the Orb. That touched very lightly and delicately on she Lebourgeoises. At heart Archer was a gentleman and hated to drag a young lady into the mud. He also had B sincere regard for Paul, liked the squareness with which he had conducted himself throughout, and felt especially bound to him by tbe help furnished at the last moment. So he readily passed his word to Paul to spare the Lebourgeoises. Archer's story rehearsed the history of Graham, the Englishman; his unfortunate entanglement with a young woman whom he secretly married, and who died in childbirth leaving a little babe; Graham's flight to Australia with his valet, under the belief that the child was dead; the adoption of the r;hild and the hunt for Graham, committed to the same detective who had in former years shadowed him and his valet; and the discovery that Graham had been murdered in the Australian bush, while the valet had disappeared. Then came the missing link, the part of the story which Pa«l bad not heard. It was received in the letter forwarded to Keene, and supplemented by a second cable. Keene, it will be remembered, had requested bis comrades of the Scotland Yard force to make a thorough examination of tbe Count d« Foolier's antecedents in his home at Tretnblay, France. The result had been as follows: The father of the present Count de Fooliers had, as so many other Frenchmen have bad, a mistress as well as a wife. By the mistress he had a son some years older than the heir, but who, when both reached manhood, very closely resembled him. For this offshoot of illicit love the Count had planned an army career, and put him early, in a military school. Even its severe discipline failed to control a disposition that developed from extreme youth a mania for unbounded dissipation and the lowest kind of life. Again and again the Count paid hush money to keep the youth out of prison only to be soon called upon to Car more What wa* worse, when exiled from school, tne ooy would appsar in Trernblay, to the great scandal of the Count, and of annoyance to the wife and legitimate' son. Finally, when the young man came of age. the Count threw him over. He gave him a certain sum of money, warning him if he should ever appear in Tremblay again, assume the de Fooliers name, or in any way trouble the Count or the Count's family, that lie should be handed over to the authorities for punishment for certain offenses, from the consequences of which he was only saved by the Count's regular payments of hush money. The boy disappeared, soon spent his allowance in riotous living, and then, being thoroughly convinced that the Count meant just what he said, took to the business of valet, the only opening he chanced to find to *ve him from starvation. He thus •jntered the service of Graham, (To -be Continued.) LCHDS OF THE HIGHWAY. Pedestrian* Entitled to More Th»n Precautions From Wheelmen. We recently read an account of an accident in a western city.. A wheelman knocked over an old lady who -was somewhat injured. He was arrested, convicted of reckless ridiug and fined accordingly, but he could not understand is at all. 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