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About The Redmond spokesman. (Redmond, Crook County, Or.) 1910-current | View Entire Issue (Nov. 20, 1913)
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. IIOSCH, M. I).
P h y s ic ia n
o f f ic e :
C orner M il »m l F. Hi«.
O r c io li
* T IIY S K iA N
Tented. G I u h h p m
C H A P T E R IX.
Criticisms and Wiles.
A farmer, driving a pair o f heavy
farm horaea doing duty at the tongue
o f a squeaky aprlng wagon, rattled up
"H o w d y . John! Want a lift? ”
"H o w d y . T il! No. thank you. Just
taking a little exercise and aoaklng In
I'ranahaw e reined In Ills team. John
"l.lttle m ite too smart fer 'em today,
"T h e y hnd been an bold, they made
It eaaler "
t'ranshaw e nodded "B e sm arter next
time. I reckon 't we g ive 'em a chancL
'F we g ive 'em a din net," he re|iented
"F a farm er«, w e're feellu'
purty good atmut these trials.
like we didn't make any mlatake last
“ M urrhell any« yen forget." John
»m llivl hark.
"Ile 'n at ye «'read y, has heT' Cran
aha we naked ahrewdly. “ H e'll he at
ye harder, tirfo r« ye're through.
got 'em Beared
Melihy w e'll ferg lt an'
then melihy w e w o n 't
But I gtieaa
that'» our lookout, not your«. So fur's
ye’re concerned nil ye got to do Is go
ahead an' try to flntah up the Job y e've
’ F w » don't do our i* r t . 1
guess we won't b n » « notaidy to blame
9 * » • * w*
“ Think ever the Sheshan case— think ' "T h e question la, am I big enough
for the J o b r
ICO PI I Mild tlmt Hi-nntrir Mur
cbnll maintained Ma u-gai
|ro m K hret Hnw. liliw-k
resilience In S,.w Chelsea only
lie- »use nn unwritten law re
quired each end o f the state to tie
represented Iti lit« senate, and the va
caiicy which lie hud I huui elected to fill
had lew'll from the western d latrlrt
This was ouly half a truth
liked these men and women nimutg
whom hla youth had tieen spent, who
lieikeil upon him half fam iliarly, half yenr for a n o th er" T h e Judge clenred
In nwe, and who, until the late uprle
tils throat. " I 'll take It under couatd
lug and the advent o f John Dunmeaite. eratlon."
hail follow ed uiiuueatlonlngly til« no , A queer sm ile softening the tinea o f
Moet o f the lim e he Ms mouth the senator sat «tarin g at the
s|»eNt, from tile i v'genctes o f hi» |n> (Mirtralt o f Tbouiaa I hinmeade “ John."
slllon. In Washington or In Mie hlg tic «aid at last. "m ade a good speech.
house In Adrlphla I mi ! as he grew eh. Judge?"
elder lie came to look forward more
"T h e elocution was good." waa the
and more eagerly to the aiimmer carefully considered auswer
"B u t to
tn liu o iu l, - O re g o n
m onth» that supported hla “ legal reel
think a luinm eade should voice auch
r«M d radicalism, such wild sentiment
l ie looked, hesitating, toward the old ■ lilies! John’s course w ill not «(fe e t
colonial fumee across the street. Then the m atter we dlscuased last winter,
he started toward It
Must the habit will I t r
o f a lifetim e le> broken merely be
"Y ou mean the Justiceship? My In
cause a son o f that house had leveled fliieiic» In the organisation la a little
a lance against him?
And. tiesldee. urn ertaln Just at present T h e * » trials
there waa a small matter o f business haven't heljied e ith e r "
rvM ora lo CJ A M i'l'trla n ii
" I have that also against my ann."
I I » iwrcelved the figure
" H e haa made
o f an old woman on a te-nch under the the Judge «« Id angrily
trees darning InduRtrtnualy, and tie It more dlffl. nit for hla father to realise
Besides." be ad
■lulled at first In amusement. Then a lifelong ambition.
deal, "attacking my Is-«l friend
H e la
the amile became gentler
h rtlee in «Il rour i» aiui I ’ . S
Htie looked up as he approached He too aelflsh and aet In hla opinions to
l « l > l O lR r «
held out hi* hand. “ Mood afternoon. , consider his fa th er'« Interewt
doesn't get It from me
H e Is," the
• HU «.ON
afternoon. W ill Murchell.“ Judge concluded, “ his m other'» a m ."
The senator did not amll*.
Mhe continued her darning
“ I'll not
m other'» «n il!"
•hake hand».“ »he answered hla gee
Ila waa nut a sentimental man
lure calm ly
“ I don't think ITI ever
■hake hand» with you again
John did not " lo ie the m em ory" o f Anue
■a, a you're a dangerous man. John la luintiieadr nor Indulge to sw eetly, and
retro «i»s tIo n
lie thought o f her now
merely aa marking one stage o f hla
“ I Inferred from hla a|»eerh.” he nn
■wared with a twinkle, "that he held development. H e rrm emliered her a»
a gentle yet high spirited thing full o f
some auch opinion
W ere you at the
ardent enthusiasm» and with an un
shakalile b elief- It etruck him now na
“ I was M !
Y ou may alt down.“
almost iwtlietlc— In the goodness o f her
she commanded, making room for him.
fellow s and the ultimate triumph o f
“ ! localise 1 wind to aak you a ques
'the righ t," There must have lieen. he
tio n "
lie obeyed. “ What hare you
thought, unsua|iect«d |sMtslti(lltle* p i*
lieen doing to Hugh and our John?
slhllltlisi that had not hsieii re a d ie d —In
Thla Ill'll se tin» tieen like a funeral
iB t K D M O N D .
O il EGON
him since he m uld love thla woman-
evar alm e these trials te-gan
Hugh lie waa far from ready to adm it that
Pliuno No. I T o :
lias lies ii aa grumpy aa aa a dog with their realisation would have lieen prof
And J oh n -h e doean't aay liable
much, hut he fe e l» It. It’» this politic»!
" I lia m other'« «on
I gueaa that e l-
B l'M M O N M
I w l»h ." »he concluded vengefully. "a plain« h liu "
H e m*e.
“ About that
#10 I 'lr r u ll I'o u rt o f Iho flts te o f
Justiceship—I'll see wbat can lie done.
w ith in
Crook plague'll carry off all you pnlltlrlaua.“
"Hilt. Ilotierta. w ho'd run the co un
But I promise nothing denultely so far
n lm o n d lian k o f C om marca, a Ir? ?"
You umleralaud th at?"
»•ration, p lain tiff,
Miss llolierta «li I (Ted
“ I gu«-«a the
country could run Itself tietter than "B u t I expect you to do your tieat I
J A n k a r amt tho licitin om i
feel." he addisl with dignity, "th at my
nalta Com pany, a corp oration , you |wiHtlclans do.’’
"So th e r e « cnolnees lietween the ■ervlree to my country and to my i* r-
» 8. J. A n kar amt to Iho Iteti- Judge and John, eh? I suppose they've ty warrant my el|iectatlon.
il T n w n a ltr C om pany, the above fatten out over the trials
Naturally! ought to draw the old soldier vote to
• il (tcfan ila n t«
In the name of John Is Just a tad headed hleallat. the ticket."
Slate o f U .»| o n , you are hereby while the Judge la a practical man."
"An d. Judge." Murrhell concluded
jlre il to appear am i n n «w er the
th in k over the Sheehan eentenrw-
“ A practical man!“ alte anlffed tartly
plaint fflod against you In the
think It o v e r "
lie went out o f the
i e en titled «tilt on o r b e fo re the •If von'd ts'en doing for ttie Judge for
d a ) of H erem her. 1911, ami If nearly thirty rears you wouldn't enti room.
On the n ett Saturday m orning Jam e»
Why, he even he
fall to so ap pear and an sw er, for him that. I guess
it th ereof, the p la in tiff w ill apply lieve» that you nr going to put him In Sheehan, found guilty o f conspiracy to
falsify election return«, was summoned
the cou rt fo r the r e lie f dem anded i the supreme court."
•aid com p lain t, aa fo llo w », ttr-wlt
to liar and sentenced to four month»
“ And you d o n 't r
That the re rta ln a*»intim ent
"I if course not ' I tell him so, twit hi' "hard lalatr" In the county workhouse
the certa in b ill o f »a le o f the cer-
tw-llrve me l i e '« an puffed tip But licfore the np|ienl which he took
hulldlnK located on l.ot Eleven
had been refused by the higher court
own lui|»irtauce and seltl«h
lllock E ire , o f the orig in a l p is i o f
lie had left Benton county fo r parts tin
> tow n ( now c ity I o f K edm oud. ne»» lie won't listen to sense and tllisi
»lion, m ade by the ilefetidant S J lo make his son’» life m iserable."
John sought refuge In the cubbyhole
ker to the p la in tiff on the !3 r d
"Itols-rta " he snid ahniptly, "try to
o f decom b er. 1010. he ailju d g- k<*ep John out o f polities."
that Benton county p rovide« fo r Its
d ecreed to be a
attorneys. W ith a aanae o f re
"R e c «u »e hi* I» fighting you?"
t tel m ortuaire upon and aKalnat
“ T h a t." he «aid «ententlou»ly. “ might lie f ha died away hla untee ou the
1 d Ini I Id liir fo r the p u ri...... o f
) '■ - the pa y nient o f
i li....... rtaln
he a sufficient renanti.
But I'm not Sheehan case In a cabinet market!
te o f the aald S J A n k e r to the thinking o f th at It Uu't the gum* for "Finished Business." Then he threw
him self tutu a chair aud began to take
iln tlff fo r the »uni o f M 7N 30. ami • tiiau o f hla a o rt"
ereat. le » » th o «uni nf ...........
"Y ou didn't think o f that when you atock.
ii mi the I ;ith da t " f I ..... 1
Sheehnn'a eyea haunted him. John
fr. 1 9 1 2
That p lain tiff ts'llei ed you could use him. I wish I
But wo Dun- was a normal young man. ami he waa
Rye and rocotro r o f the defen dan t 8 could keep him o u t
lie 'll capable o f knowing the Joy o f a task
Anker Judgm ent fo r the aunt o f Uienden «r e «et In our opinion«
4*‘> h 30, w ith Inlereat
al go ou fighting, now he'« alnrted. until well done. But not thla sort o f task!
rale o f ten per cent per annum he hrenka him self against your burd- H e could find uo elation In a triumph
SOIh ■ t IV Of N " i emher. tiesa or become# Ilk » you."
won at the coet o f direct iieraonal mis
!• I 2, to n e !h e r w ith It* co«ta
T here waa Slayton, for
He got up abruptly and went Into ery to others
I buroom ooto i M l a d m i an ■ M o r a * )
example, a handsome, plensant young
he fur tho »uni o f $ >" • •
T h ir d
mail who looked the crim inal not at
'hat the aald bu ild in g ab ove men Judge Dunmesde licfore hla ileak.
H e bad not hnd the courage to
acrntchlng away at an opinion. W ith all.
lolled he o rd e re d aold fo r the pur
o f pu y tint »a id Judgment. with that heavy dignity which ho Imparted atnnd trial, and he had broken hall ami
I ‘" la and dlaluim om enta
F ou rth
even to the amallest actions o f life the dial, leaving a alck wife. She nnd the
child tsvrn »lu ce the father's night now-
11 ut the »a id mortKiiKe be fo re d o e e d Judge w aved M ore hell to a seat
nd that w h atever righ t. title , Ini
lay together In a grave. Slayton had
"T h a t «on o f yours gave uà «cime
real, or lien, o r e q u ity o f redem p
not dared to return. Perhniw he did
Inn the aald d e fe n d a n t« may have or
not even know o f the double tragedy.
< aim in u d to to ld b o lld lM ho fot
In hla dream « John often saw Slayton's
the mad. 1'nleaa." M urrhell added In
• ver cut Off, b arred and extinguish
T h a t the plalnllfT have qulrlngly. "th ere'» a chance to win on hunted face as It must now ap|iear
He became conscious that hla head
nil nnd auch o th e r and fu rth e r
waa aching, that lie was tired all over,
Hef aa to the cou rt m ay »cam
"N o. John tried hla case carefully
every nerve In hla lusty throbbing. For
nml equ itable.
Thla »m u m on « la published by o r T h f i t w trv no fu ro ri "
more than a ll months, ev er since hla
"E r about what ought to he the
der o f thn lio n G. H prlnger. Judge
elrctton. he hnd t«*en w orking Inces
of the C ounty Court o f the State o f sentence, do you thinkT"
santly, feverishly tow an l thla day. The
It would not lie correct to say that
O regon w ith in and fo r C rook coun
ty. O regon, m ade on the ittth day of the lodge assumed a lu d ld al «I r ; that, relenae from strain allow ed hla mal
October, 1913, and p rescrib in g that consciously, he alw ays worn. It mere trented, protesting tasty to be heard.
th l» Hiimmon» he p u b ll»h ed fo r
»1* ly Ins anie heavier "W h a t should you H e got up and left the office, aa though
conaeriitlvn w e e k » In the Redm ond
deelng from the problem.
w e e k ly
n ew »p ap er
He laid a mundntamt course away
Murchell made a alight motion with
|uihll»hed at Itedm nnd, O regon T h e
from Main street out Into the country.
•Inte o f the I1r»t p ublication o f th l» hla hand to Indicate that any «u g g e *
tlnn from him wns a negligible matter, He tramped determ inedly along the
»lim in o li» la O ctob er 23ril, 1913.
and answered. "W ou ld four month« tie pike, tilling hla lungs with the tonic
J. A W U -I.C O X .
air. It had been a good "g ro w in g sea
A tto rn e y fo r P la in tiff
K lr*t puh llratlon O ct 23-Oec. 4
Hla way tiavk him between
" I I m m l One m int remember, of e o n "
eonrae. that four month« for Sheehan delda o f clean young corn and barley
If you w an t a situation use T h e would he a heavier «etilene# than « and oats and occasional cool, greet]
H|Hikesman C lassified Colum n.
K. J . H A R K
JohtlHOM Umiditi Jf
irdick & Murphy
LA W Y E R S
IVERY, FEED and
H I'O K K H M A N
"Jio. that ain't the question." CraD-
ahnwa contradicted quickly.
cause that can't lie answered till y e 'r e
T h e question la, are ye goln' to
t * scared out l>y a Job t i e « n « e It’« big.
or are ye goln' to keep up what ye’ ve
■tnrted? *F ye don't, there ain't any
body else to do It
An* w e'll aoon he
hack where we started-"
John nodded slowly. C ran» ha we did
not pursue the point.
"1 see Steve ilam|>den'a back." be
remarked casually. "T h a t girl o' hla
was at the trial. Came In Inte an' had
to stand by the door where I waa
She waa with some young
city fe ller
Ki-en her at the rally Iaat
fall too. She aeema." be grinned quia-
xtcally, "to take eouslder'ble Intrust In
y «i So lon g “ '
Soon he waa out o f sight around a
turn In the road.
John swung rapidly along for an hour
until the sweat oozed from every pore
o f hla body
Then he threw M m self
under a tree by the roadside.
He pondered hla problem.
knew that It waa answered, cot try 'HI
I'ranahaw e’a homely wisdom, but by
the Inscrutable purpose o f the fore*
which had Impelled him Into the tight
He could not withdraw from the task
to which he had lieen aet
was a question that he needed not to
answer, so long aa a straight piece o f
n * d lay ahead. He thought sadly o f
hta father's displeasure.
thought o f Katherine, whom. It ap^
l-esn-d. the whiter had not taught to
H e hnd not learned to fo r
W ork coaid dall. It coald not
wholly stifle, the longing for her. And
yet he hnd not lieen uuhappy.
knew that he could not aay no to that
which was calling him Into service.
He walked home through the calm o f
sundown. A t the corner where atanda
the Farm ers' hank he met Warren
Blake nnd a comimnlou
atopiwd him to Intnsluce the stranger.
Haig, a lanky, cadaverous Individual
who was the author o f a much criti
cised novel. "T h e Brethren."
" I heard you tw isting M urrh ell'« tall
this afternoon." H aig drawled.
you don't mfud. I'd like to congratulate
you—on your nerve
I'v e lieen wonder
Ing whether you are merely a brave
man or a «(leclm eti o f that splendid
genua, the fool
Brother Blake lucltue»
to the latter noHon "
" Y e * W arren w ould." John smiled.
“ I do.” aald Warren aoleinnly.
don't liettere In agitation
business— ami the a g ltn to r"
"In New Chelsea. Mr Haig, we dally
••(Ter thanks for pnis|ier1ty. good weath
»r ami the old party."
Iln tg's ready grin broadened na he
placed a hand ou W arren’« shoulder
"H ere. Mr Dnnmende. but fo r the
gram* o f Ond. stand I
wanted to make me a hanker "
“ A dollar. Mr H a ig ." John put tn.
"held d ose enough to the eye w ill hide
the rest o f creation."
H aig chuckled.
"N o w . th a t'» good
Chat's very good. W ish I could have
thought o f I t "
"A a w e put It In N ew Chelae«, «r e
you leaving soon. Mr lia lg ? " aaked
"I-ord. no! I'm here for my health
Doctor told ine I'd been w orklug too
hnrd or not hard enough. I forget
which, and that I needed freah atr for
So I trailed up here a fter
the Ham pden«. where, by the way.
Brother Blake aud I are illiilug thla
"Yea. and w e'd better start." W arren
"A h . these flery lovers! Come around
ami »ee me. Mr. Dunmeade."
John promised, and they parted.
He reached home to be soundly scold
ed by M is» R oberts for hla tardiness at
A fte r supper he strolled Into
T h e Judge was reading
by the desk, the light from the lamp
throwing hts odd. heavy featu re« Into
l i e looked up Inhospita
bly aa John entered
“ Busy, Judge?” John generally call
ed him Judge, feelin g not without rea
son that his fath er took more pride In
his office than In his paternity.
Inte he had had especial reason for
"N o t too busy I f you have anything
o f lin|K>rtaiiee to discu s*
you expect me to pat you on the hack
because you 've sent another man oo
the road to prison?"
” 1 have fe lt that yon w eren 't in full
T W O K K G IH T F U K D HO A KM, C O M IN G T W O
A I A O 12 M AIM H I ’ IGH, H E A D Y F O B S E R V IC E .
MIX M O N T H S ' T IM E U l l . l , B E G IV E N ON B A N K A H I.E N O TE .
G. A . B R A D L E Y
On« and one-half miles north of Depot.
If you want to SELL your property
List it with
“ That Man McCaffery”
He doesn’t ask an exclusive right; he can sell it anyway
YOU W ILL BUY YOUR FURNITURE AT
YOU CAN DO NO BETTER ANYWHERE.
COME IN AND BE CONVINCED.
W AIT TILL YOU NEED THE GOODS.
C. H. IRVIN, Furniture & Undertaking
S. D . F O X & C O .
Fine Wines, Liquors and Cigars
Hotel Redmond Bar
I. A. Buckley, Prop.
Phone No. 906.
D ra y in g a n d H e a v y H a u lin g .
A R T IF IC IA L IC E
S T R I C T L Y P U R E A R T I F I C I A L IC E D E L IV E R E D T O
O F T H E C IT Y IN A N Y Q U A N T IT Y .
R E IN F O R C E D
B U IL D IN G
T hese blocks are m ade by th e w et process, g iv in g them th ree
tim es the stren gth o f s m achine m ade block.
Persons g o in g to build should see our m a te ria l b e fo re placing
ord ers fo r an y oth er kind.
It w ill pay them .
E stim ates fu rn
ished on ap p lication .
C all on o r w r ite to
E L L IO T T
C. H . B A G G O T T ’S
Express and Transfer Line
A H O rd ers G iv e n P ro m p t
P h on es:
L e a v e O rd ers at the
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A tten tion .
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