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mamma !"

Out on the placid waters of the harbor sailed the old
vessel, with its precious freight. Mr. and Mrs. von
Muller stood watching beautiful Oahu with hearts too
full for utterance till the evening shadows hid the
last hill from sight. As they turned to go below one
of the stewards handed Carl two envelopes that he had
received at the last moment. Going to the nearest
light Carl tore the first one open and read this ak>ud
with a smile :

Book selling like wildfire! Fifty agents taking or-
ders. I've made you a genuine hero and your wife
a raving beauty, concealing names of course. I will
meet you at the dock in San Francisco with a presen-
tation copy, an edition de luxe. I shall make my
fortune. Bless you and your bride!

BARNEY.

The other was a telegram forwarded from St. Louis,
containing Marcus Lindes' felicitations. Von Muller's
brow clouded and he was about to tear the paper in
pieces when Amy stayed his hand.

"But for that man's folly," she said, softly, "we
might never have met. Can we not afford to forgive
him?"



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