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The IW* Claw.
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ftaii*tir is i of III* r ir*ifft.
*Mi MKk‘ Pm I* Ml rs |>»H|
•otß'B. MmM to btarartf Ik* fnl
tiflb* too von t» tootni to ttoo Military
toon* at tto* Fl«*w Royal* N*iito*r
ibrOlsrt *tfk • frrato Joy tk tivHii a*
to* Hi* tol. root wltto It. sbltoia*
tkrw strap* tk* moot* of ill. Lett
of Honor la tto* batnakoir —tk* room*
tol* mrtkrf toad laid oa tot* toad vtoytk
to* was so 111. aad mat to* thought to*
would only wrar la tola wßi.
Hot* Jolty Pan *m soyhoa. «ith Ha
TBOt toorlioa. It* aaoory prak*. It*
briilaM Ml. th* nwaopnltun froal.
where grotty for*tgner» rtotoll#d all tto*
laagusgra of Korop* Ilk* tropk- laird*
lit an aviary! A f*«r m 4 .igtot. to l»
sure- tk* roa.BMptlv* young Bngll*t>-
rvan In a hath < hair wrapped lit plaid*
with th* ey** of a bolted #*h a Mack
taffeta muff!** over tol* mouth. It aav*
oa* a a hirer, yrt—man I* to avlfiab —It
mad* Jullen rrtaemto*r what a skeleton
be b*tl keen three month* ago. vttb
rktxelflt ring* under hta eye*, and
here he *m cured tewing silver tom*
to tto* Istusr* and watching the benrty
Util* America* girl* in flyaway frock*
and Met k glyve* and Macking*. dent
ing a 'ring mround n roay - ' to tto*
Jn*t the frame rs mind for tailtna In
love, wasn't it? This the happy ron
va'esretM proteeaded to do the ©rwt
time he set eye. on Mile. Olga Har
brine, the belie of the Ruasian colony,
a* .be dlamutinied In front of Hotel
tSasaon—the coupe de foudre, in fact.
Beck from fox hunting one evening at
5 o’clock, the had flipped from her
horse into the arm. of the nimblest of
the pink colored adorers who ruabed
for her atirrtip. Striking the veranda
table with ber crop, .he had called for
a cup of milk and drank it off at a
draft. Looking like a PrimaUler’.o
guides*. her allm figure and copper rol
rred hntr Illuminated by the flaring
ettneet. *he paused, laughing merrily,
a creamy mustache on her tipper lip.
Ft.(Mealy grave. with a curt, imperiooa
r.o<* she left the red-coat* and entered
the hotel, topping her riding habK with
Three days later, after many a "Who
Is she? I must know her!" to his nc
eufiin*anrwt, Jullen got h!ms?!f intro
duced—not a difficult process—and
Joining the lair Russian's court.
Was she n Russian, after all. this in
toxicating creature, who rode all day
and waltzed all night? Yes, by her pu
tative father, her mother's first hus- j
lard, Count Bararine.
But everyone remember'd that at
the time of Olga s birth ber mother— j
the daughter, by the way, of a New
York banker named Jacobson —was
petting a divorce, probably on account
of her notorious liaison with a north
ern prince royal, some Christian, or
Oscar, or other. What was the nation
ality of a child brought up successive
ly In a Scotch nursery, a Neapolitan
convent, a Genevan penelonnat, who
had slept half her nights cn the cush
ions of the express, whose memory was
a stereoscope in which revolved a series
of watering places and winter resorts,
whither her mother, handsome still in
spite of erysipelas, had carried the en
nui of a fading coquette along with her ,
samovar and her pet monkeys? The
odd girl used to any, laughing at her
self: "I am neither of lyin'ton nor of i
Paris nor of Viejins nor cf Petersburg.
I'm of the table d'hote."
Had she any family? Hardly more so
Her real father, the Oecar or Chris
tian so ore-i referred to by Mme. Bar
arine of the white hands—for the sake
of decency sitting up with her child .
f.%* I*4 os*. v«4MW«n>4 tola *•*ty**#
-a* sin* Imms4*4 total to** stow* *ff Raw*
<*agtot J*«» !• to** ege. « aeatle Hgtot
• • •
a.*ii si*4 | lew** Pis Niatsttik. aad
alter • tew day* altto »f ddff 4
They were stand ag la (to* botet wri
' flag nvn Bear tto* rpea attsdow attb
li sdti tto*a aad tost voyage.' said
t tig* la toe* frank torai votaw. ' Hat
voa wkm! give at* a HO* to* iga.he
that How's rlsa yon wear a. a aatrto
rtoana- a fiPfifiAy of aa Afrn .a lion
bunt, didn’t you <*M »*"* B »PP*«I« to
jthe fieri* aav free la a**, yoa know '
I Jaliea took off tto# rtoarai aad pat II
loto tto* fit H a Hag*** fludtlealy gr*»p
| ipg krr band la tooth of hi*, toe said
ardea. yr **! love you. Will yoa toe
1 Olga freed t raif. keeping the lloa'a
frlaw, Fi Idiag her arm., .to* looked
straight at torn, apparently unmoved.
! "No. ao, nod yet you are first to love
me aad to tell m- w> In that good way.
( Thai '* why I refuse yo«.'‘
■*<Rga!" replied Jullen in B choked
"Mateo to me and I wilt explain, I
am not worthy of you. You would tow
unhappy with me. You remember
your tiater'a letter that you said you
had I oat? Well. I picked tl up here
and read it. She replied to the eon
i fidmees you had mad** her of yonr love
! for me. a love I had long guessed. Her
went, shewed me the vast different*
! between a true, simple girl and me.
ami I saw. too, what a real family la
| -your family. He grateful for the
mother you have. M. de Rhe. I have
a mother, 100. but I have been forced
'to Judge ber. You have wen only her
rldieulcua aides, but I know b“r better.
She would refuse you my hand because
you are only of the gentry and In mod
erate circumstances. She has decided
that either lam to make a brilliant
mu'ch or she wit! find something else.
I know a lot. don't I. for a girl of 19?
Hrrrtble. Isn't tt? But It's true. That's
why last winter we were at Nice, last
summer at Schcvettlngen. now at Pau.
That's why we are rolling like trunks
fr im one end of Europe to tue other.
Mamma was almost a princess royal,
yon see. from 15 I've been given to
i nrierstand that I was meant for an
arch-duchess at least, even If a left
"Marry a mere gentleman, almost a
bourgeois! Ah. you arc disgusted, and
I'm asha red of myself. Do not protest.
Besides. 1 am expensive und useless,
and you don’t need me, and I wouldn’t
make you happy, and I don't love you.
I don't love any one. Levels In the
things that I've always been forbidden.
Goodiby. Get up and go away without
a word. But leave me your lion's claw
to remind me of the honest follow
whom 1 have treated honestly. Adieu!”
* * *
Three years later one stormy night
the transport De Couedlc, back from
Senegal, stopped at the Canaries to
take on the mail. A package of papers
was tossed Into the officers mess. De
Rhe, seated there, opened a three
weeks' old Paris sheet, and under the
heading “arrivals” read the following:
“H. M. the king of Suabia, in the
strictest incognito, as Duke of Augs
burg, is once more among us. An un
fortunate Incident occurred at the sta
tion. The Baronne de Hall, who ac
companied by ber mother, Comtesse
Baranlne. was traveling with his maj
esty, suddenly tniied au ornament of
small value, but tc which Mme. ie Hall
is, it seems, greasy attached—a Item »
claw mounted in a gold circlet. Mme
de Hall has offered 2,000 francs for its
“My dear fellow, you'll miss yonr
watch if you don't look sharp."
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