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ALL COnPLAINTS AND DISEASES OP THSL Liver, Kidney AND Urinary Organs Biliousness, Jaundice, Headache, Constipation, Pains la the Side or Back, SOOT Stomach, Dyspepsia, Hver Complaint, Catarrh of the Bladder, Irritation or Inflammation of the Bladder, Female Weakness, Gn\vel, Diabetes, Dropsy, Bricfe Daft Deposits, in fact all diseases arising from Liver or Kidney disorders. Price, $1.00 jftmnt Medicine Co. '. KEW flM, H. T. . Reporter's Romance, " ' DEA60N*- bile the Count and his wif« died, leaving an impoverished estate to the heir. This the young fellow soon ran through, following the courses of his father and half-brother. Even the Tremblay chateau was sold over his head. He left to bury himself in Australia, swearing that he would never come back until he had accumulated money enough to buy back the ancestral home. To anticipate a little the storv of a second cable, the Count met Graham and his valet (his own half- brother) in Australia, and joined them in the bush. The Count did not at first recognize the valet, but the valet recognized the Count. To such a desperate person the plot soon suggested itself: Two murders, Graham's money, an exile for a time, a reappearance at Tremblay, the role of the missing heir assumed, the de Fooliers chateau purchased, his own rehabilitation as a French nobleman. He carried it out and seemed proof against detection. His resemblance to the heir caused him to be received without suspicion. His money made him an acceptable social acquisition. His early education, his natural cleverness, his long association with people of good breeding as a valet, all enabled him to play successfully the part of a genial gentleman. At Tremblay Harry \Vhite,an attache of the London American legation on a vacation, ran across him and a mutual intimacy sprang At White's invitation the once valet went to London, was widely received, especially in the American colony, and met the Lebourgeoises. Mother and daughter liked him at once, but Frank did not. The mother received most favorably his suit for the daughter's hand—she was of French New Orleans extraction herself—and it was only by Frank's exertions tliat a formal engagement was not entered into. Miss Lebourgfois WHS in the matter rather passive than active. Her mother's influence aud the temptation to become n Countess led her to yield a, half-regretted assent to an '-understanding. ' When the Lebourgeoises and the Count sailed for America, Frank made An excuse to remain behind and look up the Count's antecedents. He visited Tremblay, but could find there nothing that would justify him in absolutely vetoing the match. He came back to America to personally watch the progress of a matter so deeply concerning a, dearly loved sister, and in the hope that something might turn up to prevent the engagement. He was a true American and was on principle opposed to titled marriage for American girls. He was very much opposed to giving his sister to this particular titled French husband. We have anticipated and enlarged upon the information given to the afternoon' papers by Paul. We have only to tell how the valet was detected, and the murder ot the real Count exposed. This was the story of Keene's supplemental cable. A letter that had been years on its way reached a friend in the Tiemblay bank from the real Count in Australia. It put some inquiries regarding some aupposedly worthless shares held in trnit for him by the bank, which the Count had h«ard had become unexpectedly valuable. It added that th« writer was at the date in company with a rich Englishman, named Graham. Tha Count further expressed the beli«£ that Graham's valet was none other than his own half-brother, who, he sae- •pected, was villain enough to murdar and rob them both in that lonely country^-once given the chance. The steamer which bore 'that letter had been wrecked on a Pacific island. Its mails had been lost. This beg, however, had been found stranded on the shores years afterwards, and ' its sea-soaked content* forwarded in time to form the missing link in the chain which Detective Keene was forging for the Count de Fooliers in St. Louis. There was one bit of sensation, however, which the afternoon papers had all to themselves. When Archer. Keene. and the St. Louis police captain they had'taken iuto their confidence, had the Count, safely guarded i= his own hotal room, they daeided to grant his request that, he miffht "be allowed to occupy that room over night. They had found his trunk packed for flight. In it were th* ring and lockat. which Archer finally had opened and untwisted, revealing- the strange diamond setting of Robert Graham's name* They had found all hi» papers and could lay their hands on every cent of his ill-gotten money. The proof was complete. Whv nor. then jeranS Mm. this slight respite? They cduTcl not out feel sympathy with one who nad played so bold a part so successfully. So the Count retired to his customary- bed, and apparently went right off to sleep, despite his terrible overthrow. Archer and Paul withdrew to the Orb office to superintend »he publication of the sensation, while Keeae and the St. Louis officer kept vigil over the shim* bering- Count. Toward morning- £eena noticed that £ha Count's braathiag- was very light. He -went to the bedside to ftod w»# Jtvid slutoiiine ap sojptr vi*L roe eyas were wide open, glassy. won * tort fa AHD oouaaf, «t. The features were distorted and rigid. The rial had contained prussio acid, and its contents had been surreptitiously swallowed. The bogus Count de Fooliers was no more. He had baffled earthly justice by a suicide. He bad evidently gone about the world prepared for just this emergency. That was the exclusive sensation of the St. touja afternoon papers. .. CHAPTER XV. The fortunes o» the various persons in whom we are interested followed for a time quieter courses. All hud been subjected to a great strain, and all needed a complete change of environment to regain control of themselves. Especially was this the case with Miss T.eliourgeois, to whom the news of the Count's sad end had come with a shock whose intensity is easily understood. It is true that she had not been deeply in love with the Count: that she had been persuaded into the marriage by her mother and her own iiat- ural love for wearing a title. But she was a loyal girl; and no girl of her disposition could be thrown constantly into the society of the man who was to be her husband, even under the restraints which a mother so conventional placed around her, without becoming 1 more or less attracted to him. The Count, too, was a man of a certain fascination, a man who had seen life and had studied women. Be could make himself very agreeable when he chose to. Taking it" altogether, it is not at all strange that a pang of sincere regret for the untimely end of the man to wh~m she had promised herself in marriage added to. and increased, the mortification of being the heroine of so public and vulgar a romance. The first thought of the poor girl was for some place in which to bury herself out of the sight and recollection of all who had known "her or known of her. It is true the frowning gates with the lions' heads continued to keep afar the intruding 1 crowd and their inquisitive eyes. The family were of course denied to callers, pxc-ept to the most intimate friends. But despite this Louisa felt she was not hidden. She felt that if she dared lo ventuVe beyond those gates she could not escape a throng of curious starers who, the first day or two after the publication of the sensation, had Infested the vicinity of the house. So she longed to leave the city, and her family were determined to gratify her as soon as matters could be arranged. The Count was buried very quietly in an obscure lot of the principal cemetery —a lot purchased by Frank. Archer, Paul and the undertaker's men alone were on band. For a long time after, the place was unmarked by any headstone. Curiosity mongers would be sure to discover and car,-y off the stone piece meal. Years after, when interest iu the sensation had completely died out, Frank Lebourgeois placed a simple stone at his grave. Frank said that so much was due the man who had played a bad part with such consummate skill and boldness, though he were a murderer and impostor. ••When a man plays for such stakes as he played for, even if his dice were loaded," said Frank. "I should never rest easy in my own grave if I did not do for him the small service of a common humanity. All life is a gamble, and who of ns always plays fair? His name cut on a headstone won't hurt any of his sleeping neighbors, won't disturb their dreams. And after all, he was at one time pretty intimate with our family." And so the Count owed his grave and headstone to one of the men whom he had most deeply wronged. Let him pass here from onr history to that final adjudication, where we all, smaller or bigger, must at last let the daylight in on onr deeds and receive the sentence of a judge, whom no sham or pretence can hoodwink. This work attended to, and the money and securities—a considerable sum—which the .Gaunt left, beside ttr propertv he had left over in France-* the chateau he had seized and improved—being turned over to a trustee appointed for young Robert Graham, ? rightful heir, by the court, the Lebourgeois family was ready to arrange plans for the summer. Even friends at such a time were hardly to be thought of. There would be so much to ignore or explain that the dailr meeting and associations would be far from pleasant, however much tact and delicacy there might be on both sides. At this juncture Frank bethought htm of a scheme. When in New Haven, just before coming on to St. Louis, Frank had heard some friends, who were going to Europe for the summer, express the wish that they could rent their island while they were away. This island was one of the Thimble Islands, off Stony Creek, a town some fifteen miles from JS'evr Haven, New London way. Many of these islands are very retired, being owned by families, who keep everything perfectly quiet. Frank immediately decided to secure this island if it were possible. He took the next train East, visited his Xew Haven, friends, aiin struck a bargain, M.ney were giaa enough to secure such excellent tenants. The house was a comfortable, rambling structure, with plenty of room, each room having a fire-place, arid the whole completely embowered in trees. Frank telegraphed on for the family to come to him immediately, and they made no delay in taking their departure. The parting between Paul and Miss Lebourgeois was in the presence oi Mrs. Lebourgeois, and was constrained if not really awkward. Both realized the change wnich haa passed over their relations since they had b^en so comradely in the Count's day. Paul had been but little to the Lebourgeoises since that fatal night of the ball. His strong sense of personal dignity and of delicacy led him to fear even the ap nearance of crowding himself [n under circumstances so peculiar. When he learned through a message from Miss Lebourgeois that the family was about to go East and would like to say goodbye, he felt almost as if it were too much of an ordeal for cim to go through, whatever it might be for Miss Lebourgeois. He found the mother alone when he sent in his card, and they passed some minutes in general chat about the Thimble Islands, which Paul knew well in his college days, as he had often sailed down there—before the daughter appeared. When she did appear, she made a great effort to be her usual genial, sunny self, but it was the thinnest of disguises. After an aimless, desultory talk, Paul rose to go, and hoped that Mrs. and Miss Lebourgeois would find the island all that lie and Frank had described it. As he extended his hand Mis.s Lebourgeois broke down completely. "Oh. mother," she said, trying to control herself, '-do ask Mr. Terry to come and see us" if he is Hast—1 can't." And with that she fled the room. Mrs. Lebourgeois was aiso much affected, but she did not'give way. '•You have seen us under very tryin circumstances, .Mr. Terry," she said. ''You have proved yourself ;i true friend. Wherever we are, if yon should come into our vicinity, we should feel slighted if you passed over us. not only on Frank's account, but on your own. Please consider that this is said most sincerely, both for myself and my daughter." Paul knew that, strained as this might appear to some, it was really a very cordial invitation from Mrs. L< bourgeois, whose manner was always .little over-dignified, even when there was nothing unusual in the circumstances. His own voice and hanc BERRIES IN ORCHARDS. a SOD!" trembled as he said his thanks and final farewell, and again passed under the frowning lions" heads, which had witnessed his entrance and exit in so many contrasted moods with the samelofty,imperturbable calm. "I wonder what it will be when I next see vou, vou old heathen graven images. I wonder if I will ever see you again at all," he thought almost aloud as he slammed the big gates after him, and strolled on toward the Orb office. But the lions gave no sign, (To be Continued.) Growint Small Fruit* Among: Tree Frulta. l>i» K r*m For Mixed Plantinc- Differences of opinion prevail as to the possibility and desirability of growing small fruits iu peach, pluin or apple orchards, A writer in The Rural New Yorker considers the question from several standpoints, giving a plan for mixed planting as follows: Iu general cultivation it is not be.*t to try to grow bnsh fruits or :;tra\r berries permanently in aii orchard. There are An Incompetent Valet. Miss Hig-hupp — So von have discharged jour valet? Mr. De Chappie—Ta-as. Last Stui- 3ay the dull fellaw couldn't think up any new excuse fob my staying aw»y from ehurch. Cleaning: Gold .Jewelry. To clean gold jewelry, make a lather •)t plain vellow soap and tepid water and wash the ornaments in it; dry them thoroughly and afterward brush them with a little dry whiting-, finally polluting- them with a very soft leather. Mix Fastr? Flow With » Knife. The flonr for pastry should be at th* whitest and finest quality. It should be mixed ttifh. a broad kaife, as the moisture and -warmth of 4h •lakes it he*Tj. ___ MIXRD PLANTING IX AN no fruits that can be grown profitably where they are densely shaded by orchard trees, Tbe question of planting small fruits in a young orchard must be considered from two different points of view. The wan who makes a specialty of some one thing, as strawberries, aud does not grow a snccession of all sorts of fruits has an easier task than the man who has no specialty and grows all sorts of fruits in a succession. The first mail can plant much more closely than the second. In general, too, strawberries are much better for the orchard than bush fruits, because they are in the soil only cue year, aud their annual removal gives a better chance for thorough tillage. Tbe cut shows a method of planting small fruits iu an orchard which is essentially that practiced some time ago by Mr. John Craig at the Central Experiment farm, Ottawa. Tbe trees are planted in the hexagonal fashion, eacb tree being 35 feet from every other. The bushes are check rowed in the rectangular fashion, the rows in one direction being (j feet wide and iu the other direction 5 feet 30 inches. As the trees 'increase in size the -bushes inside the circles are the first to be removed. Mr. Craig now thinks this plan too complicated. The square system of planting is simpler than the bexagonal system (whicb is also called the triangular or quincunx), and it is generally adopted on cheap lauds and in orchards on a vast scale. The hexagonal system seems more complicated at first, but it is more economical of space, and is therefore the better system for high priced lands. The more valuable the laud the more ingenious and complicated the plans are likely to be. The plan illustrated would seem wasteful to a raspberry specialist. In tbe figure tbe berry bushes are fi feet by 5 feet 10 inches. In general cultivation black raspberries are set 8 feet by 6 feet aud reds ;j feet by 5 feet. A specialist can plant closer. California Sucar Beet Seed. California seedsmen bave taken in hand the work of producing the beet seed used in that state. All the seed is now imported from Trance and Germany, -where its production is a matter of great care and skill. According to The Orange Jndd Farmer, it is believed, however, that with equal care in selection and testing of the "mother beets" California conditions are equal to those of any part of tbe world for producing superior seed. The matter is to be thoroughly tested in the hope that thousands of dollars now sent abroad for seed may be kept at home. Waterinc Apparatus For Melon*. A bulletin of tbe Georgia station on watermelons describes a simple method of rendering concentrated fertilizer as- similable or available and preventing tbe hill from tiring. 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