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f JTOTJIfl OVTSiDE
THE GUMPS-After the Battle
By HAROLD MacGRATH
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,IhtJ DIP " ne lur'" "' " .' "
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ZTftifc when you need them. But
STdUwufflUln feet l this; they are
SLtfatl beyond belief after midnight.
reuiand false alarms te contend
L'. will-betters, husband beaters,
yTbUboed rows, children'! squabble!
ir bubbles. The cry or muruer no
kutt thrills generally It l some
Jehn's trick te nveld n tenting. Se
Jn Nsncy rushed toward him. dl
MrM he did net greet her with en
An.i.im: her nppearence had nil the
-nurki of the old stuff.
"rr. . ... t. i-.l "Tli.r an kill.
ifQUICKl sue Kneu. - - -
T.-.t.ii ..l.I th neilceman. anna
U-WBVI -- -
Here was a prcuy )"i .
out of which he had come and the sail
enta of hla character. His utter fear
leeineM In the fight, In which he had
.corned te call for help, forced her te
peculate upon hiin from a new angle.
It nmaxed her (as well as tare her e
cret adtlsfnctleq) ,te learn that under
the kindly mnnner, behind these gentle
gray cyee, that general nlr of boyish
new, there wna it Hen, vigorous and
headstrong. Ne healthy $eun woman
ran Ignore audi a characteristic, espe
cially In a man alie knows, when, aa
a matter of fact, the lien-like In mnn
la aa much n quest te her na the Grail
wee te Sir Galahad.
Prem time te tlmr .Tcrry.'a cheat
moved jerkily, aa If a eeb were strug
gling for utterance; then the agitation
would mibslde, and It did net seem
he breathed at all. Once she took
hla hand in hers and held It for a
little i it was cold and limp. She want
ed te rub it. The beaatal
Forever and ever alie would eec him
billowing up through the flaying nrma
ant less, and. then that gtiinnwi of his
, bloedv and terrifying, why hadn't
Hhe genn for help inatnntly Instcnd of
offer! ri(r him a pair of weulc haudu?
9he balled angrily, hut silently. She
recalled all the instruments of terture
she had ever read of for the beast who
hed struck her!
Several minutes paFwd In silence;
all the neiWH of the night had dropped
away, except the occasional far-off
clatter of the elevated. Something
touched her knees, and threw her Inte
n flutter of fenr. Rhe uttered n sound
which was neither sob nor laugh aa
she (Uncovered Ling Fen.
"My puppy!" elm whNperpil, "My
peer forgotten puppy !" Rhe caught him
up and nestled him In the e'A way he
loved, iigeluxt her tlirnnt. "Hungry,
tee, and alone nil day! Your mis
tree la n wretch!"
Rhe set him down, cut up a bit of
chicken and prepared hla milk, her
innce awinging continually toward the
im the puppy, she re-
.iif-'hiit her hat win hanging ever en ' lounge. Having fed Hie puppy, she
rill tnat ner nai win. .. turtied te t ip hnip. tn i iimn in
r n'.' a ,'".' i... ni.in a rnt with . Jerry 'a Huh meve: but tin ami ml mm
"!dv": wanted him locked up forth. The, peer bruised face! Hut
l,h Sn5 tomorrow she'd be tearing . a little ha lips stirred again,
f. V... n t him out. ?" '. h' Imp there was a sound
XW OftOlltVOH HlM HrNVl CONCtit THl VACXOUX
AW OH TMtt. VilkS Td THt Gump msimvua
Tft rvi TMi tltncrt Te Tv4tn. ftM -
MS GOOX? AMO TeNCH Rl.WO - OU MMl
Uc TO be M MOMs.bt- fOO MEN OOO HP
rttut WHO et tOVJW VtM 0 9efcTN 1M XHl IMTEteBT
OF GOO 60MtHMtNT I VUKMf TO TtU. N6U tV4eT NOV)
VkVt M T" P Wg?VST tvIN AH Uft fVHT
V MOPt "WKt OU VHVU rXtMlkM
"WIMK Mt VW0fct4S O TWE dVT
E t bin te get him out.
P'JK. V:-l. n Mtlll bellln-: w th
new -" ";". -,.. ...i. -
Ti.iu.n.n'. Inek of tirufeeHlnnnl In-
ZSrm eVught him by the sleeve.
"Via blockhead! I'm telling you
Hit bandits, are kllllng my escort.
"The alley i
J'Snew me!" still skeptical.
eh. nmil nnd rnccd te the corner,
ft. officer hard upon her heels, his nu nu
temttlc Ie hand. Ninth street wen
iitKii hn en lil nlnn'lnv tin.
'whtrt's this war e yours? 1 don't
. Rut .bi. flew en nhend. W hen sun
rMcifd the alley she dropped te her
kntN. The policeman, reconsidering
It flippant dingnesls, scattered up just
M Nsncy raised Jercmah'M bloody bead
h her irni.
i "Oh. Jerrv. Jerry !" she cried, break-
bf Inte hysterical sobs ; which It was
kttr chronologically Krener that she
'Tie policeman opened the Dineuy
Alrt-frent and felt of the victim
"Four of 'em, huh ! Just my dumn
rick te be a few minutes lute."
"Is hi dead?"
"Net yet. Ills heart's going. I'm
" UnBterrr. rnlw. I didn't done it rlcht: but
erta then I'd a' been tee late. Why
didn't you yell?"
"I-dliln't think of It. I tried te
help him, but I wasn't of any use."
''Yeu waded In?"
"And one of the beasts struck me en
the mouth. The peer boy ! te
dtfnd me!" What's the odds, se
nif si the never learned the truth?
nit ine mi-took AJnx for Menelaus?
Tit Delleeinnn MPIirnliml Hi a vlntlm.
kt hll nrnrlWd Imml fnntnl nntlilnv
(it t kwrlne. The ernnkR hiul elnnmul
.hi boy thoroughly. Iilackjacked, tee.
Widd In, eh? Women If they were
worm anything generally waded In for
wj" they loved. They might pommel
weir lords nnd mnsterN. Imt tliev uwniM
tot Permit anybody else.
"pUhi carry nny valuables?"
I don't knew," she unswered, rock-
"Will, itay with him until I send
la a call for the ambulance."
A0.ne: Vv both live In that hennc
mere, with tie miirbln Hen I'll ii.i,.
you. A lurgeen lives next deer, uml
Hell be home new."
.u,JH),,c.enwn theuSht It ever. Irob Ireb
Wy the chap would get proper core
Eli? 2.ULr.k,y if ,lu, ,Klrl ""d her way.
I U..,l.Ve ,m' ,a 'K,0Ht w,,en I say
R'.rei" ,lls hnt Ye" ,nk t."
Wrtt into a scientific Ming. "HI ew
Hi the way, miss. Hw ;.. fli.r." ,..
Un fllffht .in " " "
"Fine!"" " '
JlVe'i" ??' hlm '" ny room until the
fc " But.et.hurrr! If lie
iinZtt '".'J1 b..al1 rlht 'or the wed
jjj mlsi," 6ald the policeman, cheer-
e getting of Jeremiah te NancyV
"J" task that required all the
' lngth. On tl' level he
!Mthe.kV,baek.K'P" U'08 Uk'
iheHf 1.1. ni "s. wc. Put
The bio .tint b00t ,iH trem I
5whbickJ5.d0MV,t de much
fed. Z. ".v.?' It s real Knnmn..in..
"It ain't hJfi i? 8 t0 ,,h0 be"Pltail :
jrtwe!niV' e H nl In an heu.
,he "tajri. heavily. WPnt Ut nnU (,ew"
H.. . --.",v.. m iernt iciini n i.r.
ry juurw f." n ...". : " "ai
As N'ntiA. k '
W neeeiii'i.Ti? ..nlHt. Rating first
?JSH M iV,,,ateh00i..,il,,W "!'
' hem bur,.1 Xf,"'!""1". '""1 most
ft "uman Kinia hi1,0,h' ,,?,M '"Ml
ilut Ufa. " dl8eer tlmller facts
1 Th n.i.t.i. .
hncunien T.-rr' s ense as u sht
"'n began teTtir"'trnt', ,whe Tilt.
WtenflJv weuj dVffi? 'Is "ermal
ft Hd fSr a"wUhlePy fe A.
"mi te his iirnn. " " ,ew "ours
tnecej.a'S g Ne, it
&?. vat" i
"I'll call ...i. .. ..
225 . chair e'.h-'S.., ve '!'".. Mi.
t down in Tu",;..!, V110 i011"
'y Ucmi eV ""'Jh, her fliier
Cve; IHW net heK,
. anil i.j" . in!' were nm ...
terrifying In her cars.
"ie. no. no!"
Her hand flew te her mouth te imp
press the nstenlsheil ffnn n,l ,!la.
covered that her lips were throbbing
with pain. Hut that whispered cry, the
most uncanny thing lm had ever
heart! It was identically the same
jjie nati nenrci in tne upper hall at
t ralg a. Ne, no, no ! when she de-
iiueraieiy iiung ncreif into the nbvss.
lilt of course It htul been her con-
science that hud Klinknn. I'liore oei.M
net possibly hnve been mental telepathy
between her nnd Jerry, net with the
Phonograph going nt IiIh elbow. Such
jiuiiBB were imaginative absurdities
nui jer an nir, mie sneeu was great.
Daggers and Melodrama
Jerry chuckled. "The Great Advcn-
...... v,Uimmnt - - -- xnen a
Jumble of mcanlngfees words and
Phrases. "Daggers! Melo Mele
drama! Renre me? Net that
way. My father nnd
i n going ie prove it! Jera
E ?h A. -J. "-l je hnte It, Nancy,
Sn u"u i new. - -
Jenny kissed me when we met;
. umping rrem the chair she snt In.
All for a dea! Vnnev nn.
!"n.' .' . ,', Jcnn-V! l Mn't "
10 I'm nrrvt"
Tlie effect of these broken phrases
meaningless except for what significance
enm.v winncii te impose ujwn them
Was OePlllllir. nnvirnra nn.l m1n. !...
Her imagination seized upon these ami
miu rp-unsinicieii jereminhi ColIIngs CelIIngs ColIIngs
weod Inte semethlne mysterieuslv urn-
found. A woman will take the most
transparent of men nnd invest him
with mystery nnd heroism; sometimes
t i- ine eniy posmeie way te fall In
Hive With hlm. Kin. l.1i..l.. f..i
I., .u- L ', - " ".' "c.....n. uut-Krii
win DPginiung and resents the sub
sequent disillusions. nt yemiK ,
proved in heroics, who unconsciously
....vw,v. iiiuiuM auiieiessncss is a con
ventional iniisk te mysterious endeavors,
nuui i uiiriiriii unv pninnuiinniin i.
lined female mind as it new intrigued
jSanevs. She stirred uncnally, fearing
no might speak words she ought net te
She reached for his hand again and
round It growing warm; moreover, it
automatically elosed nnmi iinm nn.i i.ui.i
ii' lhe ,benn .,0 mumble mutterlngi
.,.., u,v uy , mH mrent. xue peer
hey, the peer boy! Presently he iiulctcd
iiiwii, except innt lie began te move III
Hi-mi a nine n-eni aiiie te side, with
eei-rugnted brew, perhaps with the i-.m-scleusnesa
of pain, which is always the
urst step tewurd sensibility. Quarter
-.1 .hi iiiiur lmsseii, anu He began te
"The beautiful old hills! But
why did he put his hand en my nhnul
m -' .Nncy? I would hnve loved him.
. V, Always se still and silent!
And I wuh se lonely ! When you
came in out of the storm. I loved you,
but I did net knew It then."
Startled, wide of eye, Nancy tried
'e releiiae her hand. Oh. she mustn't
nenr this; who mustn't! she hud been
tortured enough this day. It all came
back te- her. the bitter cup of shiime
rim mum uriiiK tomorrow. Here, In
this verv room, she would tell Craig
what n base thing she was. And new
Terry had te turn about nnd ndd n new
burden te her rising misery, without
knowing whut he was doing ! With her
irve nemi sne trieii te unlock the ringers
pressing upon the imprisoned hand.
She wanted te get out of hearing be
fore he speke again. But her efforts
te release her hand were futile. Soen
the babbling btnrted again; nnd she
had te remain beside him, terrified ns
te whut might come next. .She would
novo te hurt him, tee. She was never
going te marry nny man-. Leve.
Why couldn't they leave her alone?
Untoward uccldent or mischance
. . . y enough, If he wants te get
rid of ine. Bnttle, murder and
sudden death! But. dear Oed.
the motive, the motive! If I could only
get a glimmer. Sing te me. Nancy.
The alley out of the nlley,
when I wasn't watching I My
His ham relaxed, and Nancy was
free. But, strangely enough, she did
net rise, she did net want te run away.
He was in danger: Munethlug was
tnreatening hlm. Out of the alley,
when he wasn't watching! What did
that signify but that he had expected
danger from that source? He had kept
i no uey h ioek upon ins ince, wnen- all
the while he had walked with the shades
f death beside him ! Her own treublea
faded thinly ngulnst the portentous
magnitude of his death,
Se ehe watted for mere of these frag
ments that she might get together
enough te threw seme revealing light
upon this mystery. She was net aware
"f It, hut n mysterious Jeremiah had a
compelling Interest far and above that
which he had previously afforded her.
It wasn't Idle curleMty; she was hop.
lug that she might help hlm, lesa fu
tllely than she had tonight. But It fell
out (ns fate generally decides It shall)
that Jerry Imhblcd no mere. '
What hnd he dune te Jenny that he
mln't meant te de and was sorry for?
'litis that imaginative atom which u-
all a seed fell upon her heart aud
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