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(Continued from Friday'! Herald,) life again thaLthlng. she craved ro niaace. the esserness of those first days of her marriage. He loved her. Vehemently be told her of hit Jove, and she delighted In the stirring ot It and then as must happen, being In love with love, she Imagined her elf In love" with Firth. Which is exactly sa bad as the real thing. Oi perhaps It li the same thing. And, loo, there was the element of advenLove ture, secrecy, apprehension. flowers best In such conditions. Here lies the chief defect of marriage-e-ase ot access to the loved one. There THE TIMBER QUEEN1 By Herbert Crooker Adapted from the Patho Photoplay Vtl Cleveland Copyright Serti I7 h Paths Bxckcnp, Mk Chapter X HUMAN VULTURES ' As Ruth Reading reached the Vitpeak of the last hill which liid tore Manuelo's hacienda f r o m turned in her saddle and tow, she looked back at her pursuers. Jose Estrago was in the lead, intent on capturing the girl who had dashed off on AUuef ta, his prize race horse. Digging her spurs into the side of the thoroughbred, Ruth cleared the jwak of the hill and started downward. As she neared the hacienda, a "On guardl" The duel was on. Tables and. chairs in the Minaco had bee thrust aside for the encounter, and the excited onlookers stood crowded around the' walla. ' Cheers for the Americano arose even from soma of Manuelo s men, who could not help- but admire the girl's grit A Tha Cry- of exultation went up.' girl had drawn the first blood, much to the surprise and delight of the onlookers. An evil smile was play ing over the Suave countenance of hands bound, run filnf througKthe enclosed field with the enraged bull close at his heels. The girl cried out to Alluerta to hasten, and turned the horse in the 'direction of Don, hoping to be able to head off the wild bull and save slight. He had not plated all of his .cards vet by any means. He waited and then made a sudden .lunge forward, but the girl sprung lightly to one side, and Vhtore Manuelo s sword found only too - " . bttterewhieh -- struck TVin MacWav. hi man she loved. teGradually the distance . oetween 'Ruth and Don diminished.- In "an- outer moment sue nau uuiui u. fence and was swiftly approaching. The girl thought quickly. It would be madness for her to try to help Don to her saddle, Another plan struck her which seemed more leas ible. She struck Alluerta with her mall riding crop and rode straight Then; as for the pursuing bull. he drew alongside, she leaped from the thoroughbred's back,, landing squarely across the neck "and. horns ofvthe bull. Cliheing tightly, she forced the animal to slacken its apeed, .while she struggles-Unberselt from its sharp horns. A fewNnoments later Jose Es - ordered his gallopedip-n-d men to go to forth', assistance "trago SptrfiJL If. . - f-- nis fully planned she forced Manuelo JosS-Estrag- o he-fo- re -- - -' ed . - n. ." , d, 1 , . - side-steppe- d, -- 1 - " d, - be-wa- CARE FOR YOUR-FEE- T ALSO West Center Sin Provo 3 lfeafly Ave." "What what fs the matter, McDonald? Wrer have you been all night T" r "walking." " vas In her volea, "Wsi'- - .A What's the "What has .happened - passed 1 SOME REAL BARGAINS w. P&lf e' f r r fM- - p t fmf e Mtif mmi SpXeOO ."Dressy Ankle," gun metal and black; ; . . .81.00 : will save Buy your; summer supply now- .- Tea " money on every pair. 8ALE BEGINS MONDA-Y- er took y are - nyj Hose, black, white, gray, trown, S1.00 Eiffel Hose, brown, tan, gray, cordovan. .'.81.00 . , .$1.00 -- 1 Foster Brown, black, brown, nade. tjordon. Hose,, navy blue, brown; , , y, f , . .$1,00 EXTRA SPECIAL Puritan French Seant Hose,1 in black and "brown, . 1 Girl Graduate. SAY BOYS, WE CAN matterr ' Jenkins Knitting Mills Compa ny 50 North University Avenue. . V rush-botto- 7.- m - '' Cob's ,- j -- Open For Business Day and Night e , . . lde-eeaVtad, lYoulHedr 1 -- r .1 Bob's Hotcakes -- - raj VT-T- e rs Do-yo- u X hmk-rdVetert r. . .V '. B V'1 ay y, - h LDlNGl) -- aU S. ' PETERSON N rk; -- -- M 1 i ' flfe' -- lt - Cement Work jta ng . v ohnsoh ';Jp ' you-buste- FINE MONUMENTS : , - Wotks Beesley Marble & Granite . '. VCw t i 12 pntoyouvr; , Cum-mlng- Fashioned with distincUve yet tasteful touch 'to satisfy the carefully gowned Sweet purchasing before the raise Be paused. Which calamity should he announce first Something, not reason, told him there was but. one ANNOUJJOTW?1 calamity to announce. About his discovery of last night he would be silent HecouW owW-ifrspVtMaB atdc." It, and In that moment he anew tnat You've never seen the things up whatevercame, whaIeyerBnould be there,, yon know," she finished oalf the outcome, he could never ten her apologetically. what he bad overheard. It must be "Very much Indeed," came the hearty Coffeo-illous- c burled, burled In bis heart, never to be response.;;,,.. :' vacant the cut a short took through exhumed. " Alter gazing In amazement at the lot to his back door. The soft lawn Tm broker he said baldly. vast amount of furniture and house.deadened his. footsteps as be rounded 1 "Broke What do you mea&r hold goods of a past, and gone period, arto he low and house the the porch, 215 WestCeater. T mean," he said, patiently, "that rived unheard. So lost was he In his the business has gone np the spout Miss Oarey chanced to stumble upon sorts of small of box full all wocen a apprehension of the coming Interview rve lost v everything. Even this house articles.' ; ; ' with his wife that he was unconscious has gone. Well have to of out It get for until-hJust as.lt this. $25 stood at . . . I Til give you of his surroundings haven't a cent In the world. Ifs It along In the car. I can and take Is, the corner of the porch. Then the . the end." 1 use'tbese things right away,. sound of a man's voice arrested tint She stared "at him I He paused, not Intending to spy, and strangely - enough, the thought - that I 301 right, tf you think Ifa worth it" answered the elderly spinster, peerthe man's words came to his ears, ve- filled her mind was not ot y In. hement words, Impassioned words. . j lost, f comforts departed, of possible ing his love John Firth was malting to Why," I haven't seen this for years," to come it was of McDon- poverty wife. he had la She cried, seizing upon a little stlpper th d's loss-t- hat McDonald hesitated. He did not I bored so bard to buildthing was destroyed. vi amuer auuw wiui uuw tuuu wvthink dearly; was Incapable of sharp Her heart cried out - I . for Ing out all over It sympathy wjth ' I "Mother Makes the Pies. decision. Her-eye- s grew misty and she "held him! "You must love me," be beard firth In her hand. "Tou poor boy. . . . Everything you've the trinket lovingly say. "You must Tou must . . worked so hard fort" "My mother gave me this the Christcan't get along without you, Jane mas before she died. I was twelve. "Everything," he said dully. Tm rjane . . ." There was a brief silence. don V It were yesremember It as Tel me you love me. Say you'll go She got out of bed and talked to his Iterday. She said, .though rve .always wanted ; ' I awayxwtth me. . . . Nobody, nothing side. "It's wicked, cruel," she said. fo give you something pretty,vAllda has the Tight to keep us apart- - If we He shrugged his jaottiCierarYon,ve I not Just mittens or stockings and love AX s BvSln to keep us apnrt Uieenantliut-to-t- o gel away from this year I could 'count of tho bens "Hoh, let tne think, let me. think." tne.- - be said lit low voice. ""There's doing so well.' '' - U. aid Jane. V no rPHHon wbv you shouldn't now. I . "And she held op the slipper so A flme for think"Thlnkl Tou've, no reason why you shouldn't do It proud," added Miss AUda with a tiny You Ing. Weeks and montta of It THER'S DAY now. . . Toull be as well off break In her voice. "It was filled with J must know. Too do knew. '. . Oh. I 1 me as with me." from col away "all went on, she little candles," P Jane, nobody ever loved yoVas I do.' I era- - should T tell you everything's gone. This very bard, like small marbles, I "It s sweet to be loved," said Jane. house everything 1 Tou can't keep a ors, and early to-sand In the center of each one was a "But oh, a Woman has so much to servant God knows where Til get lowers jood-de- al a seed. Td giver coriander foryour think of." tor- food." He turned away. for one of those candles to remind me Day gffts. Just think ot yon and me of the money era's no use prolonging this. of old times." MotherHonored happiness we have a right to have. . . . Somehow ru fix things up tor you to sBMsaaanaaaansaaaaaw .14 The wistful look la. her eyes deep 13th. Tell me, Jane, tell me you love me." , oin&ay here untu you're ready to go." ened as she faltered, "you wouldn't "Not now, John," McDonald heard stay clutched his arm. "McDonald. care for She LADIES FLORAL this, would yoaP-i--- -his wife say, "not tonight Let me what do want to yon. meant Miss Carey's tone- - was 'COMPANY have Just this night to think. Tomor"Why, yes." rid of meft. row ril'--ni tell you bow It la to be." "getHe looked down Into her eyes. "No,1 quite businesslike. "It's very good-- ' throw It In witntba other tningar "TouH tell me yon love met Xou'U 'be said, tell me you will go away wMh mel" iOIaciHriln tte1oxtfrare "And yo Jane paused, while McDonald wait when Trott down and out 1 You think ful tenderness and i"famt stgh es you're . ed dumbly, unable to speak, unable to rm that ' eaped her. kind of a Quitter move. "I I hope so," she laid, softlMiss, Carey descended the stairs. is "Tou've wanted to get away. YSu've r ORE YOU START ybehind the stiff back ot the brave UttleH me." ... y. f tired of so been -- McDonald turned slowly. round her she Stealthily woman, large, wiped "Poof boy," she said softly. "Poba; ' -- He did not wantto 7 7 : ie walked-aW'. -- v-.t Oh, McDonald, can't passes hastily. he seen or heard. He wanted to get boy; see 1 couldnt Mtas good-bTil Cmnmlngs, tWell, oowt you If go you sway and to face this new disaster, te were rlcbif everything .was all light writesyou snd maa you s check," were stare Into Its eyes and to demand Its WitryOu-shesltateABtftTiot her parting --words, as she tugged 'tha er rSee me1)out stores fixtures of any kind; colonnades, tne nieaii1ng.vHetnimpedV-Hour-aft7 . now, not w&en-rwh- en yon needT . me; box Into tba car.; and" the he head hour seething Sit tramped, Jils here." - She drew blm upon The weekK slipped by, and one IB " latestaesigns in bkcases7mantlesrand buffets; with Incoherent thoughts. So be bad the down, bed beside her. "I may be a rot- morning. aS :AllcU Cummings .was II :;most modern and convenient kitchen cupboards. lost everything, business, wife, hom- e"but Tm no quitter," buslly sticking cTovea mto she all In one debacle I He tried to realize ter," startsaid, again.- - Maybe It's all-b- een piece of ham wblch Was to 'celebrate W,ell futi It, to peer ahead and to picture his W-this way. Maybe It her birthday dinner, a elgnbor,-r- e ture. He 'could not He groped for "dldn!t planned iustbappen. ; We'll start fresh. turning from the generalHtore ura some, plan to follow, for some action to rm not afraid.- - Too Phonef54-J- . ,443-Wesyou jean find a post office, tnrust in a letter no emau First North Street t take bat there was no light to follow, Job or get a start somehow, TJh-wo1 and package,, and 'went on his only the murk ot bewilderment One Oh, Mac, Mac, don't yon want Alicia wiped ber hands bygreat ex-m one he stood He fact out. knew, thing to help yon backt . v! 7 tne neck to ber Craning dtement decipher did not want to lose his wife and bis don't love me," he said. Mr. Builder, What Your 7 the writing as sha 4t&-- so ; and. alhome. Perhaps bis wife might be a Into his eyes' a fatl though her curiosity, to know what was looked Shes better Wife and his home a happier minute 1ef ore replying, and then she In the parcel wagreater, she opened home hot they were his and he wantnot the the letter eald. "NovMcDonald. . V': '"'"' ed tbem. The thought of losing what way you mean, "dear, t's better than Mies Cummlig- -I disposed of "Dear him. to Intolerable was lay yonder the other kind of iove more lasting, thetAalrt h in the Future Will Be, Depends on QUALITY AND good advantage that There were savage thoughts, too; more to ,1 ltr' depend on. v Don't make me go ' ience simply would not let me violent thoughts, but he fought Jhera WORKMANSHIP OF TODAY. , me stay and k alL-th- e doot make tne go profltJO. I down.. Somehow :be did not- blsme ' start all Let the FIRST cost be the LAST, oyer: again, aortrom the on a share In It amounting to fifty Firth, 'and he could not blsme.1 his from a new begi but ginning, .7 dollars.",. wife. Drcumstances,. cursed drcumShe stood before him and held4mt "About the slipper I searched far stances,.were at fault, tt was nst the her hand. -- It Is significant way 'things had happened... . '.'And offer ber Hps, but somethlngtbld both and wide for the brand of candy yon CEMENT CONTRACTOR then, as dawn broke over the eastern of them that would be pUrylng off the described to me, and was ready to believe It to be extinct when I did find It tree tops, fatalism came to bis succor. 90 South East. . Seventh key. She extended her band, and. he at a little country store way up In one m at my blackest hour." he said took it In his hsmKand clung to It corned New Hampshire, where I had to himself. Tm broke. , . , If she's 5 Suddenly she burst Into tears. Occasion to go. I hope tt will taste as . me. she shell stick It any good j by she Ofur Thank yon once now a did time." sa lt upon betfood a like this she's leaves tne at time . . said tKmutouslr. T ;: .. It was signed, "Sarah Carey." ter gorie."-;.' Miss Cummings tossed the letter, So, Once again; be turned hl foot aU upon the kitchen table, steps .toward bis home. The house was le flrs,t' automobile accident on check and ' ....... ; .. N. at still as he admitted himself sua mount ifecord Occurred la J89flwhen a Mr.1 and tore tha Vrapiilngs. froiu; her be4 PRICE3T "ZXtik rallpper.ca3icreilt . loveRpast ed the .stairs to the room which , .,, r, Jonathan West collided with a laun' carefully packed and filled vw!th the bis wife's snd bis own.' .He hadv-lwed- . wagon. dry ahe : candy A very large variety from which to select the door.'- Jane beard the souncKof It Into ber month she popped a bright closing.' and sat op, startled. pink ball ; and blissfully rocked and "Oh, McDonald." she said, and then - Traffie" Violators la Sioux :citr, ' sucked until st last she nibbled the she sat more erect andStared at htm. at hli gloomy, deframng eyes, st his - iowa,-ar- e spenl ; at.' coriander, seed entombed within, , Required school mainProvo,UtA- very same," she sighed, conweary, hsgtrard tare. "What time Is leaat two hours hi Tabernacle' South of Just stood two tears And 7tained by the polled for teaching 7 happy tentedly. itrs Xr th siVMir In bef faded eyes. . ' ; . the city's traffic rules. - iTVM.ContinHCfJi WIT lA SMARTNESS - . voice .. FAIRLY BRISTLING an earlier train than usual, arriving at nome shortly after ten O'cioct tie j i""r 'i"? Graduation Slippers n backwards step if ter .step. Manuelo was beginning to puff like an exhausted bull, while the girl, due to her outdoor life and strenuous rec-emed hardly fatigued. By this time cries from the suPi porters of the dujjjjfcgff to Exceptional values in black, white, brown and fjJl the jiew colors. Savings which' w made bv white farmhouse they were passing: Crisp, silvery poplar leaves were strewn thickly over the shaggy lava and hardy bronze - chrysanthemums leaned over the door rock.. The little homestead made a lovely, tranquil picture, but most of the village knew s what u; struggle it waa for Mrs id keep the place "up.". . "I don't know what has .kept her going this long," went on Mrs. Perkins. "But,, of. course, her antiques have helped out a good deaLTL Herhatf-aake- d ber xompanlonr - , ' '. curiously. ""TfWhy yon know none of the threw away nothing since they was born, and their attic Iacram Jam foil of stuff yon not I wouldn't a glvy ho"usrTnrftla8t-umme- r woman came down from the city and looked over soma of Leeahys stuff and bought a lot at outrageous prices, She --seemed tickled to death, with 'em, too. Called 'em antiques and said she collected 'em." . ; T never thought much of ber parlor. She dldnt. git rid of ber horsehair when we all got our plush- - sets." returned Mrs. Watson, emphatically.,. ; The ways and means committee would have been, much surprised could they have peeped Into Miss Cummings sitting room at this very moment Miss Carey, the "antique col' lector," bad Just finished bargaining for chairs and was Alicia's pulling on her gloves when Alicia asked ttotfdlyTtTihTwWildreo - ago-r-n- above 4he entire multitedeAt! aid one time out ollhe corner of her nSnb bonds. nit eve ne fancied she saw Jose, Es- s "You are superb I" exclaimed Es trag0 w,tchig her admiringly, and reshadbeen trago, after the girl begging her to bringthe duel to a ' Jose Estrago is honorecsto eiose. cued. Manuelo's sword 2ingj xou mayirusi 'lunged uncomfortably close to her be of assistance, me-7 shoulder. Ruth summoned all her .7 Ruth easoed at his last remark. sfrenggth and rushed at her foe. "Prove to me that you are sincere, ZingV The blades met with Senor Estrago," she demanded. flew, crash and s: ZingT An "See us safely away frdni'hcrr and. other blorornuthsTteeTand help me find my father, James the surprised Vittore gasped m Reading." amazement tlis r a p i e r was It shall be done, Senontai motioned for one of At ,t rattcd acros.the floom he Jiis men to assist Don, to a horse. sink to his knees, exhausted. while Kutn again sprung to tne sad"Quick f Outside !" Ruth turned dle of Alluerta. A shout from Esand. saw Estrago and Don. The off dashed the cavalcade and trago former urged to leave the place toward the hills. any new complications rould ' From his point of observation, he exclaimed.1 come up. "Quick (Vittore Manuelo permitted a gasp "Follow the old Spanish trail to He his to of lips. escape dismay , the left. It will read you to your " was astonished at the move of father." his was he whom supposed Jose, anfDon rap from the cafriend andaHyr Quickly ealliflg hi . ".Ruth sino to theiFTiorses, thanking' ose across be of started bind vaqucros wh L- he for his assistance, Estrjigo thehills and the toward the plains remained to detain Man.uio. latter of Estrago. headquarters Is a moment .they had disappeared bse Estragoed the way to. the from view. Estrago- turned to go Minaqp, his gambling casino. When into the Minaco when he found they arrived he ordered many glasses of native wine" to refresh the himself face to face with the Manuelo. " party. But hardly had they made themselves comfortable, ready to "You will pay for this, my. listen to Ruth's words of explanfriend," hissed Manuelo, and with a blow he felled Jose and ation, when there was the sound of many hoofs, and Manuelo and his rushed to his horse to take up the men stepped into the Minaco. pursuit' after Ruth and her Americano. , "My compliments, dear friend," he said, bowing to Estrago, ' "I "After about a half an hour of ridmust trouble you the Senorita goes ing Ruth and Don reached Jhe end wirh tne. Of lheIrail.They found themselves Manuelo, dearest triend, came on a high cliff, looking down over the cool reply, "the Senorita is my a deep ravine. Like a small white, friend, and the Senor Mackay respeck, they could make- out a tiny mains with me also." adobe hut ... .made a gesture of immust be the place where "That "My esteemed Jose," he patience. they are holding father!" exclaimed said, "let us settle this like gentle-meDon looked -- the girl, excitedly. I will make you a prbposi-tionabout- - him for a means of descent He hesitated ' for a mo' A stout lariat secured to his sad-ment then, "Name any man to. his yer Telling the"meet me with the rapier. If I win, die, caught he ran for ' to wait s moment,, girl the Americanos return with me. If the rope. . 2 lose, it shall be as you say." "Now," he said. "Ill lower you While Jose Estrago was no xow-arhis face showed plainly that first with tHis7T1ien you wait in he was troubled For was not Vit- - the ravine until I join vou. In another moment Don Mackay tore Manuelo the best" swordsman " lariat securely tied around He war. And had the rock. iBTsirArgentinaf Then he tossed the., a huge did Jose relish the idea of crossing A slight drop swords with him? He did not! other end over. would hav.to be made, as the line ' .Therefore, Estrage's face showed was not Quite long enough. . Help plainly that he was troubled. The dock ticked ,off a few painful mo-- " ing the girl over the ledge, Don watched breathlessly as .she slowly stents of silence. ' "I will cross swords with Senor descended. Manuelo P The sudden beat of hoofs '.came Everyone in the Minaco gaaed to Don's vara. He Wondered who in astonishment It was the voice the intruder could be, but his won- -' of Ruth Reading that they had dcr was "short lived, as the next beard. Perhaps Manuelo was more minute Vittore Manuelo,, grinning astonished than .any other member like a shark, appeared on the scene. of the "gathering. "It seems $enpr," he smiled, "Vittore Manuelo does not fight "that I have arrived just in time." , with a womanT' he declared.Don glanced quicklyover the side of the cliff. Ruth had made "I have been called best - swords woman in the UnitedtheStates," about half the distance.'. lie glanced : ' the girl cooly replied. "Is Senor again at the rock where the rope Manuelo a coward?" She emphawas tied, and to his horror he saw sized the last statement by striking that it was slipping from its place (Manuelo a stinging blow across the. of security. Her had too time to face with her glove. make it secure. Vittore "Manuelo . vittore Manuelo hesitated no .suddenly rushed him. , : , .. Manuelo had the point of van longer. His face stung from the blow and his shame rose with the tage, for Don had bis. back to the laughs of derision which followed : ravine. -- He suddenly the : girl's remark. He would and had It not been for his "fair v ight! - lose Estrago ordered some- - pi? spirit, Manuelo would have of his choice rapiers to be' brought been plunged to death hundreds of - down from above. Manuelo angrily ieet below. But Don reached out took one at random, while Ruth quickly and jerked the South careful selection. ' She Amencaa back to safety." Senor . gnade -.whisperedia.fewwords .to Don, . Manuelo,' fcowever, was not of t Which reassured the startled young forgiving nature, nor had he anj ; maa, While he was not a swords- - gratitude to speak of. Again ht man, be - would . have willingly showed his fangs and barfed him matched his skill against - Mattuclo. self upon the American. Again Doo but in so doing h (Jfottng. Mackay knew that his strength could carry bint througV tripped overs rock and fell flat on s bis back Tne merciless Mannela anv straffsie. alightlr worried over the oatconH - bad 00 pity,. Beading ovef Mae. .- -J of the duel, be. knew mat Jose and say, OS crasneda blow .over his. hxfXh V was" at the end of bis rope. The worst happened. HeTwii washed, beaten1 down, obliterated. As he alight ed, from the, train, he was Just where o, no had started fifteen years he was In a worse ease-thabe bad been then. Fifteen years ago he had dared to embark. In business for himself. He had possessed youth .and hope, and about his neck was no mill--, stone of responsibility. He. could make or break and no damage done to any but himself. It wajs different tonight When his creditors finished with him he would not have two nickels to Jingle together. Even the houseTtoward which he walked. so slowly and heavily that would be gone. He dreaded the ordeal of breaking the news, t Jane. 7 . 'wiYy:Je"rode home In a Jitney-- 1tonight he walked, talked to save the quarter It would have coBt to ride. Hs . Sale is bottom," whispered Mrs. Perkins to Mrs. Watson, J " Both looked askance at the rambling lad ly fT HeClara Kswspapw SrsdleM.) Cummin's THEY sadownJveeehy rock - to are no difficulties, no obstacles.; If Some method could be Invented whereby a husband- - would Incur risk In wife, or the wife have to, plan and evade and dare In order to see her husband, divorce would disappear j from' the earth. For weeks now Jane had been hold- - j Ing Firth at arm's length, reluctantly and more reluctantly, with difficulty and with greater difficulty. She was happy again, clandestinely happy, thrilled, poised on the brink of the On a Friday night McDonald air, Then the duel began in earnest Manuelo summoned all the skill he - possessed, the girl was forced back, almost to other end of the large room. Crashing blows were rained upon her steel blade, but an odd smile on her lips convinced her opponent (hat ' she was far from beaten. Then, with s a sudden spurt, Ruth turned and with blow after blow, and lunge after lungeeach skill i. Ul. Silk Hosiery .'v ,lo. ' .