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.IrJoorcf approved of Mr. Splccr'
grjurao. That I .Vflith distinctly under
nfood, Whcthor rh-a had nny private
grlof bf her own to nvongo I don't
pmcra At nny rain, nlio might hnvo nc-
Axnpllahcd tho nmo rcmtlt without
politicly wounding any pno'B feelings.
Herbert Vincent wan an nthlctc and
fcvgood follow with ono especial weak-aHO-ncw-nfl
cnstly led by women. Hut
nil all men nro inoro or less wonk In
thlwrcfipcct Ilcrbcrt .wan not blamed by
MA.frioiMlo. Indeed, thcro wan Home
thing nmustng In the violence of hx
love nffalrt". At last, however, he act,-fled-down
to-t wo nvomen. He wan very
iaad of n young girl, Hazel Abbey.
tnd In lovo wltjt n widow, Irs. Ara
IbiJkx IJntcs. Miss Abbey was too young
nnd Inexperienced to copo with Mrs,
iJBntcn. who drew tho mnpstvo Iwdy of
Mr. Vincent In her wake as n tug will tho Ilfooklyn system and provides for
Jdraw n shin. Harel would hnvo ruined treo clusters at the street corners. Un
nil by n display of Jealousy had It not, tW the ordinance the city forester as
been for Mr. Spleer. who In tho ways , certains the wishes of tho property
lot the world could discount tho widow owners to a great extent lu tree plant
ud Klvc her points lxvsldr.. ing, nnd it Is believed that they will bo
"You keep away from Herbert," aid ! fatrably Impressed wltu the proposed
Jam. Splccr, "wnllo ine rover is on
him. Sooner or later It will para
Uwny." Hazel had tho pood senso to
fcako tho advice, nnd alio ,wont away
or a visit
One evening Mrp, Bniccr was chat
tins with Herbert at a ball. Mrs.
Bates was present, ami, passing- "tho
'couple on the arm of n cavalier, sho
gaxo Vincent a smile that displayed a
fcot of very white and regular tcctli.
"Oh, If I had snch teeth as Mrs.
Bates," said Mrs. Splccr, throwing up
tier hands dramatically, "I'd not usk
Tor another beauty."
'They are as whltv as her unblcru
febed soul!" exclaimed Vincent
"If I were a man and bad n ladylovo
.with such teeth, I would never rest till
I had ono cf them for a koepsakc. I'd
fwcar It. next my heart"
Vincent made no reply, but the next
:xlmo ho was left alone with Mrs. Bates
"lie entered Into raptures upon whnt ho
called "pearl crescents," meaning bcr
upper and under rows of teeth, asking
bet to give him one little tootn from an
unexposed place. ' Tho widow demur
red, epoko of tbe dreadful pain she
.would suffer, tho fact that the tooth
would never grow again in fact made
every excuse in reason and beyond rea
sonbut Herbert pleaded and whined
and threatened till nt last he secured a
promise that bo should have his heart's
desire. A few days later he called on
Mrs. Bates and received the tooth,
.wrapped in a bit of white, scented tis
sue paper. Tho widow showed him the
j-jpotleft vacant, whereupon he gath
ered her lu his arms.
Tjie next time Vincent met Mrs. Spl
eer, whllo he was leaning over to pick
I up her handkerchief, she caught sight
of n delicate gold chain which had be
come entangled in the collar button nt
the back of his neck. Sho knew he
was wearing the tooth.
Before the close of the social season
Mrs. Spleer gave a cotillon party nt
which Mr. Vincent, Mrs. Bates and
Miss Abbey were present. Mr. Vincent
,was somewhat troubled at the presence
of the two women who held the chief
place In ids heart; but, ns usual, the
.widow, by superior "push," carried the
evening and becurtd her admirer for a
partner. Miss Abbey, seeing him car
ried off, turned her face to tbe wall to
bido her vexation, then faced about
nnd accepted for n partner a meek look
lug young man who had asked her.
Mrs. Spleer made a list of the ilgures
In tho dance which she gave to tho
leader. This was ono of them: A lndy
would place an Ivory bit In the mouth
of nnotiier ludy and with u pair of
fancy reins drive her (o the gentleman
.with whom she was to dance the fig
ure. A number of ladles had been thus
'driven when the hostess appeared be
fore Mrs. Bates and, placing tho bit
between her teeth, drove her once
nrouud tho room, then stopped before
Mr. Herbert Vincent. JuHt as he waH
about to put his right arm about his
partner Mrs. Spleer gave a terrific Jerk
on tho reins, with a sawing motion,
ihat nearly pulled tho widow over
backward. There was a shriek, and a
doublo set of falEe tooth fell on tho
Mr. Vincent was a truo cnvaller. The
Jecth had scarcely touched tho floor.
(when ho dropjod his handkerchief over
xhem, picked It up with the tiotb, nnd
before any one but himself and one or
two Immediate' bystundcrd had seen
iwhat had happened ho sailed nwuy
,w!th Mrs. Bates. , Alter' onco or twico
circling the' room he paused before the
doorway nnd, leading his partner Into
tho hall at 'tho foot of tho staircase,
handed her tho teeth, still Inclosed In
tho -handkerchief. Catching at them,
she turned and hurried nway to tho
ladles' robing room.
Herbert Vincent aud Mrs. Splcor,
.were not again on speaking terms that
Benson. Ho bitterly .condemned her
,for her ungracious act, though tho
'lady went ubout with a self satisfied
air, as though Bhe had accomplished a
threat feat Vincent's noxt call upon
3Irs. Bates was fraught with embar
rassment, no was so considerate as
io swear eternal devotion, but his
iwords had a hollow sound that did
mot deceive tho widow,. who knew that
the end br W re-ira had com. Her
.-,..-.. -j. -l.u "Ir1-
lover icri ncr Tcenng very unconi
fnrtnblo and, needing a solace, for his
disturbed reclines, dropped In by tho
wny to eoniole hlmaclf with n visit to
MIsk Hnol Abbey. Haxel, who lmd
learned of tho device of her friend In
her own behalf, had the pood fcuso to
pretend Ignorance ,4f It and made her
self very agreeable.
That's the end of the story. Mr, Vlu
cent wan landed safely In the nutlrhinv
nlal not held by Mr. .Splccr nnd th
catch turned over to Mis?) Abbey.
V, A. MITCH 131
TREES ON CORNERS.
Brooklyn Sritrm or Tlnntiaff
Thrm In Claatera.
Under tho new tree planting ordi
nance In Kansas City property owners
will have presented to them a sugge
tion for tho planting of trees that will
greatly enhance the beauty of the
streets nt practically no extra cost to
the property owners. It Is known as
The plan described In detail Is as fol
lows, showing tbe effect It will produce
tnd ,tl advantage It will afford:
At street Intersections, when prac
ticable place, eight trees of large grow
ing sorts, two trees on each .corner,
rach tree, as nearly as may be, joa tho
treo line of one street nnd on the prop
erty line of the other BtreoL The tops
of thefco trees, properly trained, will
bo high above- all awnings and lights.
aa jn time will form a groined arch
over uotli streets. Tula clump will
form a dense shade where It will do
the greatest good and least harm.
As the trees grow, the lower limbs
may be removed until there is a clean
8hafc twenty feet high. The space un-
cicr the trees wJU be high, light and
airy and shady. Shotdd any branch
approach too near a building It nay bo
rcmovcdl One can hardly realize tho
beauty and utility of sucb an arrange-
ment without seeing It In hot days
tbe sijado will bo very acceptable to
those waiting for cars. It will be very
pleasant for friends and acquaintances
mooting on tho corners. Peoplo can
crofta the streets In the shade of this
canopy. These places, which lu hot
days arc like furnaces heating the air,
will bo changed Into cooling shade.
These clumps of sturdy trees sup
porting one another will form barriers
to high winds and protect slnglo trees
nnd property In general.
A ?100,000 tuunel Is to be dug,, .,,,.., .. r
through the mines of Cripple Creek, jber for building pnrpoies.the Lum-
Colo., in order to drain them of water., ber Co. having "rush orders" ahead,
.. iu r ,, . n,uluU1 ..un ,.
I ivut ill inn in.-uni.-i. uuu w itvk u wvun
when In his stocking foot.
The water power available on the
Pacific slope for producing electric en
orgy Is equivalent to the combustion
of 300,000,000 tons of coal a year.
The owners of a number of sky
scrapers In New York city hnvo been
forced to purchase ground adjoining
them to prevent their light and air be
ing cut off by other tall buildings.
It is possible that Florida phosphate
will meet a serious competitor In the
recently discovered deposits on Ocean
lslaud, northeast of tho Solomon Is
lands, which seem to be superior In
quality to either Florida or Christmas
Threo years ago a spot across Phila
delphia wns covered with cornfields.
Today a $9,000,000 shipyard stands on
tho spot. Ships arc built thcro under
n huge glass and Iron shed, which ul
lows work to be done In all sorts of
i Morris Shcppard, a new congressman
from Texas, la twenty-seven years old,
but looks ten yeara younger.
Sydney Clark of Illnck Hlver, Wis.,
who Invented the paper collar, Is now,
In his ninety-fourth year, at work on
a new sort of automobile.
Sir Robert Ball, fellow of tho Royal
Astronomical society of England, has I
bevii elected n member of tho Aincrl-
sah Mathematical hocltty. '
Ilenjamln Ilobbs of Springfield,
Mass., Is the oldest active armorer In
America. He has been JrTthe govern-
menf employ for over fifty yearH.
Secretary liny Is building lu Wash-
lngtou a 700 room apartment house,
with 11 restaurant planned to excel any-
thing of the sort In that clty'a history,
Kx-Secretury John D. Long ban been
made a member of tho Mayilover Dc-,
Kcendants. Ho Is descended from Mary
. ::. . .. . . ,....'...: 1
(jmitou, who nrst set toot on x-iympuui
Soxtou Mark McTlguo has had charge
of the village cemetery lu Kokomo,
Iud., for forty-six years und Mi that
time has dug with his own hands some
N. I. nulett of Paulett. Vt. a con
sistent admirer of King 'Edward, re
cently shipped by express n box ad
dressed to his mnjesty containing a po
tato raised onf his farm that weighed
ov four bounds.
frtm Bundh ally.
NORTH BEND MAKING
Much Property Changing Hnnds-
Electric Lights and Water
System Being. Put In
The steady ptogtojs that our huatllu!
alslor clly down tho )Uy hlnsltlnj-, U
indeed cnervtmg. J. J. Hums, the
pr.rty bating the rontrnct for grading
tho streets U a ekllllul artist la his lino.
Mr. Burns now lint it number of men
and tcriniB nt work grnillnK tho Athletic
Grounds or Pa-k, tho dimensions of
which wilt be SQ by !IT0 foot. Theso
grounds when finished will bo complete
nud will afford amuremout and rxor.
cito to tho lovers of base-ball, foot-ball
ami k 1ml ml games.
K, S. Gordon will scon uavo his busi
ness bonse on Sherman Avo. tlnishod
and oren for business nnd the cottogo on
tho bank 'of th'o Bay, facing Sheridan
Avo., is nnder way. Mr. Gordon has
in contemplation the erection of a three
story building 70 by K) ft, modern and
completo throughout, on tho corner of
Sherman and Virginia avenues. Mr.
Gordon is a contractor and builder by
profession and throughly understands
the trailo. Ho designed and ballt the
GarQeld of this city eooie teu or Uclve
Lliienthal Is erecting a two story busi
ness block on tho corner of Cinn. and
Sherman Ave. Mr. Lliienthal has a
number of men at work and is pushiog
his building oa specdly as possible and
when finished will open up a neat and
completo stock of goods. Thcro are
about oue"doxcn rcsldenco houros In
course of construction now. Mr. Fisher
is erecting a two story residenco for him
self on tbe corner of Union and Montane
Ave, that would bo a credit for any
town or 4 to 6000 peoplo. row more
gentlemon have placed their orders fdr
lumber for houses with tho Simpson
Lumber Co. A great amount of delay
' t OTnArtpnri-it In llin tnnktnr nf pi-tlrlnt
een,nI ,. a t0 Um nn(, R
(ericas feature in tho case is that no
seasonable lumber Is to bo hod at all
at any price. Wo need a dry-kill on
tho bay badly.
The Simpson Lumber Co'a mill No. 2
better known as tho Portor, is now run
ins regularly and is cutting lumber for
the export trade
The pile driver is now putting the
finishing touches to the loging boom
at this mill nnd will from here .proceed
in a fow days to the city wharf nnd
drive the piles for this public dock.
This deck will be 2C0 by 1040 ft, ample
size to accommodate tho shipping trade.
Tho approach will be built to tho center
of tho wharf from tho foot of Virginia
Ave. Plans and specifications for tho
hotel and bank building aro about com
pleted and ground for the these struct
ures will soon be broken. The dynamo
for tho elec'rlc light plant recently pur
chncd has arrived and is about in place
and will coon have the streets illumi
nated a feature very much desired these
lark winter nights.
A contract has been entered into be
tween Messrs L. J. Simpson nnl Flana
gan tk Dennett, whhh Flanagan & lien-
nett will extend water mains from
I bend o Pony ai00n jirect to Nortlj
,, . . ,.,.., . ,.,
Bw,d- feu'vey" nro Jn ""
Hold locating tho routes. MainB are
'ordered and in a few months this city
vvlu be aunplled with an abundance of
tlie very beat of water. Great credit Is
due Messrs Flanagan & Bennett for
tUeir eney nnd BpirU of on,erprIeo.
Tll proapect of Coos Hay never looked
so bright as now. The spirit of
tho times han imbued our people. Tho
cry of poor lumber, poor coal, poor farm
ing land, poor fruit country, poor every
thing, with the exception of. a fcwitolat
ed cases of eterlized mosbackism has
ceased, Tho rusty old fcliell that used
to shoulder his gun, go out, lay for nnd
slay an innocent deer, take it homo and
bybernate, has oithor emigrated to some
other cllmo or lias loot! tauglimoro uio-
ful avocation of nil. tho locations ot the
United 8tntM today, Tho Pnctllo const
offers tho best opportunities and wo
mnktf frco to assert t la nt naturo has
liven no inoro lavish In bestowing hur
riches on any toction of tho coast thnn
on Coos county.
What wo need Is people, all climes of
puoplo, to ilovclopo our coal mines ntul
koM mine, our fur m lug Country and
fruit country, our cranberry marshos,
llsh clams and crab Industries, lumber
ing and manufacturing, laboring nnd
prnfeasinnnl men, etc, nd libitum. The
best mnthud to securo theso is by in
telligent advertising that will rciicb
intelligent class ot people. To this end
In viow wit outrht to organlto some kind
of an information bureau. Tho rust of
pxponsoof a snltnbio amount ol adver
tising mailer would tin n mere bogntell"
tothn benefits to bo derived fioui tioh
'flMItKU LAND. ACT JUNK .1. 1S78.
wru'l'. run rLiiiiiUATiu.
UnlfdSUtcj I-nnd QINc. Uosctiiirg, Orison,
t Jan. 'i. ijoj.
Notice Is hereby Riven tint in compluncc
iih the nrmMoniof die act of Congim i(
June 3, 1871I, entitled "An net for the Mle ol
Umbei liimU In the Stittcs of Cnlifornl.t, Ore
gon, Nevada, nnd Wnshlnxlon Tcitllurr," nt
Vttenilnl to all the Public Uimt SUIcs by act
of Auguit 4, 189.
of M.inlificlil, county of C001, unte ol Ore
son, Im this d.iy filed in llilt ollicc lilt
.iwodiiuieiiient No. 4349, for the purxli'Xte ol
die Souiheutt enwher. of Section No. 4-
in Township No. 37 S, Mange No. 11
Innd sourIiI more snliuMe for Its timber or
sinne irutti for ngiictiltuntt purpose, nnd to m
tttilithhlcJ.ilni to wid Und before W. U.
DoiirUi. U. S. Commlttloner for Orrgen nt
..rrifirld.OreBort, on StliiriLty, the ml d.y
of MatcIi, 1903
HenAiimut witnrws: W II .lorj;n, of
MnnhfieM. Or,. K K Taylor, ii Whitley, lxx
Neeley. of Fairvicw, Or,
Anv and ail personi claiming advenely the
aUn-e-dewribcit Undi nrr rrqueited to file
their claim in thU ntticeon or before uld aiM
day of March, 1904
. T IliiDcr.s, Rentier.
Voung Peoples Wiilst Club
Tho Young Peoples Whist Club was
entertained at tho homo of Mr. and
Mrs. W. J. Ilutler, the guest of their
daughter, Miss Alice, who proved htr
solf a most charming hosfess.
The roc ills wore beautifully and pro
fusoly decorated witj Oregon grapo.
The color contrast with tint red light and
green decorations mado a lovoly back
ground for the living picture mado by
the young peoplo pretent.
So lost in admirntion of their surroun
dings wero romo of tho ladlos protein
that they actually trumped their part
ner's tricks and others lost aces in their
laps. Somo say Clin?, Mcknight won
the first honors on those samo oversights
but those in attendance do not bollove
After tho usual number of hands of
whiit, tho prizes were awarded. MIhb
Jottie Watson and Mr. Ohns. McICnight
carried off tho honors of tho evening,
and Miss Klsio Dennett and Mr. Archie
Kruse were awarded the boobies, The
usual form of choosing partners for re
freshments was varied by tho drawing
of "brokon quotations" which wore
numbered to correspond with those on
tiny boxes hidden in different parts 0!
the roomn. Prizes wero awarded to the
following: Miss Maggie Anderson 1st
prizfl nnd Mr. Frank Haguo 2d. After
which music wan indulged in and all
departed to their eoveral homes voting
tho fair young hotoss success.
Artillery Is now painted no no to be
Invisible. With smokeless powder nnd
Invisible guns a good deal of killing
may be done. St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Any young woman lu the postal hctv
Ico who receives 11 proposal of mnr
rluge may now be sure that ho Is not
being courted for her salary. Wash
There la tall; of christening tho now
cup defender tho Kngle. The name mig-gc-bta
Htrciigth, speed and fearleHHiiesH
and nlao our national love of liberty
und getting abend under all clrcum
stances. Buffalo Nuwh.
Rich hoodlums who tiso thrlr nulo
mobiles to run over peoplo nud then
run uwny from the police might, to bo
compelled to sit out on tho front of the
machines, where they can get the full
benefit of tho collisions. Chicago
Individuals can bo fairly sufo against
typhoid by drinking no water which
has not been bottled from a puro sprlug
or boiled or distilled. Jlut 11 city gov
ernment can greatly decrease typhoid
by subjecting Ita water supply to fll-tratlon.-Ncw
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