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About The Redmond spokesman. (Redmond, Crook County, Or.) 1910-current | View Entire Issue (Dec. 11, 1913)
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ItKD.MOND Hl'OKKSM AN
(’ole’s Original Air Tight Heater
WK CAKKY A FULL LINE OF THE AMOVE STOVES—
ALL STYLES AND SIZES—MOTH FOR WOOD AND COAL.
THEY ARE FI EL SAVERS. BUILT ABSOLUTELY AIR
TIGHT ANI) MADE TO LAST.
NO FIRES TO KINDLE COLD MORNINOS.
GUARANTEED TO HOLD FIRE OVER NICHT WITH
TO REMAIN ALWAYS AIK TIGHT.
TO HEAT A ROOM FROM ZERO TO 70 DEGREES IN
THE COMBUSTION IS SO I’EKFECT THAT ASHES ARE
REMOVED ONLY ONCE IN SIX WEEKS.
THE MOST SATISFACTORY WOOD HEATER EVER
IF YOU WILL GIVE A COLE'S HOT BLAST A TRIAL
YOU WILL NEVER USE ANY OTHER KIND.
WE ALSO CALL YOUR ATTENTION TO OUR FINE LINE
O F STEEL RANGES AT ALL BRICES. IF YOU ARE WANT
ING TO BUY THAT KIND OF A STOVE. IN THE REGULAR
COOKING STOVE LINE WE AI„SO HAVE A LARGE ASSORT
MENT O F DIFFERENT KINDS AND MAKES THAT IT WILL
ID VAN TAG E TO LOOK OVER WHEN
INC ANYTHING OF THIS KIND.
ALFRED M UNZ
b* would t<* a candidat*, anti Sherrod
and anti Murchell. for the guberua-
tortai nomination Jerry lim it waa ai
read* » e ll Into a campala» for tha op-
poaltlon nomination, tberetofor* re
garded aa an empty honor.
We may not go •<> far aa to declare
that Mias ltot»erta turned the cour*«
o f litatory. Hut It I* certain that ah*
»a a Drat to fore*«**, though Dot with
her l«*nea. the fork o f th * road So
touching were the plcturea |ir»*aented
to her of Murcbelfa lllnraa that at
lenitili after a |*r*itrart*d atruititl* with
hrraelf. h*r heart relented. Sh* tilled
a basket wllh liomemada romeatlhlea
designed to tempt the ap|*etlte o f th*
moat Jaded Invalid. Thl* basket on
her arm, at r ***t out. on a day when
Author o f
the March wind tilnatered and atuna
“ The Man Higher Up"
her fnc*. to « ani Mure hell's bom«.
She found Murchell reading twfor«
an o|*cn fir*, hla cheeka allghtly |u»l*
C«f»rl|M. 1* 11. k» II»« Rokka-Rmtl
and aunken. but hla eye* clear and
C m » fa ir
II* n*a»>. with an enee that
C H A P T E R X IV.
did not tietokvn appn*achlng dlaaolu-
tton, to relieve her o f the tiaaket. ahnk-
H llU rji.
T waa characteristic of Mnr- Ina hand* warmly
••I’m very alad *° ■** you. Roberta.
••hell to ( i r * ili* »o rlil no lull'
Una o f lila Ilium* II* * » • Take a clmlr "
She Beatasi herself prltnly. “ Yon don't
■upi**»»od lo I n * anilina or*r
I ma u*-**-*» Not until *ft*r Hi* fact did look a* Imd «■ they any.“ 8b* obaerr
«II* *ura*ona, unni.I* In rrfua* Ilia "|>- *d him auspiciously
Tintirrta." he anld lugubrtoualy,
I portUlilty for a* If a(lv*rtta*in«*nl. an
non nr* Hint a rrlll*-al o|>*ri»tlon bad “the doctora tell me that even wllh
I»••.ui |>*rfornip<1 from which H ot * wer«
lu.|N*a o f a partial r*rovery Intrrmt In
tila •'••million |H,r*l*i#*(l extraordinarily.
• ••»aldcrlng llial li* * « ■ <*ul o f politica
When hla ronral**c*nc* |iormllli*«l It
ho waa removed to N*»r Chelae« That
• ■•uiuiunlty, a* yon may la*ll*r*. » a *
|>ru|s*rly rsr|t*«|, Intrusively Intrresteto
anil aoin*w hat appr*b*n*lv* l**t bo
pn«a unseasonably Into III* Itayond and
n»h It o f tti* distinction of tM*lua bla
John I »unnica da.
aa a collaliorator Iti Itila illaaalcr. »a s
m ad* to fc*l a sudden at mo«pb*rtc
frlahllty ami » a * l«*<l Into further sor
row fui r*fl*ctlonn on th* lh-hl**nesa o f
th* public. Murchell In r*ry uugrs
• lolla fnahlon kept himself a*cln<l»*«l
from hla nelgtltior* and th* *tr»*am of
pilgrims timt knock ad al hla kataa
Their piallila were illvera Sherrod
waa tiHi nrhltrary, lie waa ha* •**. be
|N*rmlttiNl himself nml bin frlcmla In
■link* th* |ilum tn*»*a o f the eitlen ■•»
vigorously an to court failure o f I he
crop, h* greedily refllaed to illvhlc the
piuma Kniin wlltrli It will ap|n*nr that
Sherrod, even thua curly In hla minia
iry, alio» *d an Incomplete maatery of
III* auliti* ■eleni'« o f anilina lb * word
lo lb* man. Mure ball waa urged » « '»•
lerveti*. to rcalat. lo destroy •'or one
and nil tie had only the Irritable re-
Itcratlon, “ I am out o f politica.' Hut
the |>llartmaac* continued
io tha ini-lit of tin* ancartalaty thn
Michigan railroad l»*tfan a»*.r»dly «•»
underniln* the St»*»d City. that hllber “ Oid you brina all th*a* »or m*. Rob
lo Imprcauntile fort re aa o f the rival
monarch. And John Dunmaadea an-
th * I n *«I o f care 1 enn live only a few
liouiieeuient waa mild* that, whether
yenra and tlia fa thauka u> my good
reunmliiated aa dlatrlet attorney or not.
By Henry R ussell Miller,
Hardware and Implements
KOK WOOD ANI) LIGHTER KI EL
PAOK T H R K E
WE WANT TO CALL YOLK ATTENTION TO THE FACT
THAT WE CARRY THE LARGEST STOCK OF HARDWARE
AND AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS OF ANY CONCERN IN
CENTRAL OREGON. AT OUR STORE YOU CAN SECURE
JUST WHAT YOU WANT— FROM THE SMALLEST PIECE OF
HARDWARE TO THE LARGEST AGRICULTURAL IMPLE
MENT. WK HAVE EVERYTHING FOR THE FARMER Of
THE IMPLEMENT LINE. AND EVERYTHING FOR THE
BUILDER IN THE WAY OF LIGHT AND HEAVY HARDWARE
WE CARRY IN STOCK DEERING AND JOHN DEERE
BINDERS, DEERING. DAIN AND ADRIANCE MOWERS. IN
OR 5-FOOT CUT; MILWAUKEE, DEERING AND
JOHN DEERE HAY RAKES OF ALL SIZES. A COMPLETE
STOCK OF REPAIRS CARRIED FOR ALL THOSE MACHINES.
WE CARRY THE FAMOUS JOHN DEERE PLOWS— THE
BEST ON EARTH. FULL LINE OF THEM—WALKING AND
RIDING. EVERY PLOW GUARANTEED TO GIVE ABSOLUTE
SATISFACTION. OLIVER CHILLED PLOW LINE, BOTH
WALKING AND RIDING.
BEAR IN MIND THAT WE ALSO CARRY A FULL STOCK
OF DRILLS—THE CELEBRATED VAN BRUNT AND THE
AT ANY TIME WHEN YOU ARE IN NEED OF ANY
IMPLEMENTS, CALL ON US, CONSULT US. WE WILL GIVE
YOU THE BENEFIT OF MANY YEARS OF EXPERIENCE.
THE LARGEST HARDWARE AND IMPLEMENT HOUSE IN CENTRAL10REG0N
“ A few years!" ahe sniffed “ What
did you ri|>*ct at your time o f life )"
lie thought It wlae to rhaugp th«
* object and hurriedly leaned over,
ralaed the tinpkln and |>eered Into the
of thing over again.”
“ Itotierta. you're the moat consistent
ly Inconsistent person In the world.
You mean am 1 going to turn reform
er'f You can't teach ao old dog new
"Not If he doesn't want to learn. 1
“ Why! !>ld you tiring all theae for expect."
She rose to go. He followed her ex
me. KolienaI That waa very thought
ample, though urging her to remain
ful of you."
” 1 giieaa you don't need them. I’r«- She went a few steps toward the door,
temllug to I n * alck to get |N*o|ile'a v m - then suddenly turned and walked back
to face bln»
pathy tieraiiar you've l«**n Is-areo"
lie amlled. not In amuacment, at her ' “ Why don't you help John)"
It waa hla turn to stiffen angrily.
“ It'a like you to cover up
a kind act with ahnrp w ord« What “ You aak that after the way be at
an eacniN* the men hud that you tacked me and created a sentiment
against me that paved the way for
1 wouldn't marry!"
Sherrod to heat m e) H e * reepoualble
“There weren't any to eacape."
“ Yea. there were. I r*member that. for Sherrod'* getting on top. do you
I Yon were what they call a beauty, know that) I gave him a chance live
weren't you) Why." he aaked In aud- years ago. and he wouldn’t take It. 1
den eurtoalty. “ didn’t yon marry aoni* will do nothing for him
"And besides." he added more mild
i one o f them )"
"Hecana«." ahe aald simply. “ you ly. “ he wouldn't let me help him I d the
were too hnay being In lov* with Ann« only way I could."
••| wasn't thinking o f him. He doesn't
Dunmeade to notice me."
“ K b) 1-why. Itotierta!" He atnred at need yon. Y'ou need him."
Ilia astonishment was genuine as she
her hlnnkly. Then hla manner quickly
*often»*d. Sin* |N*rcelved tb* change lert. He weut to a window where he
aud drew herself up evru more aflttly. could watch her. still s t l« y upright aa
If that were |N»aalble l l « r ll|»a straight- a grenadier, breasting the March gale
He tried to recall how ahe had ap
eiied In a severe. thin Hue
“ You needn't t*e eorry for me.
1 I »eared when ahe waa young, for ahe.
have tieen glad I eecaped. ever alnce too. alt unknown to him. must havt
I found out the klud of man you were marked a phase In the life o f the young
man who once had been. When she
I'd bare made a man out o f you.”
“ I guess. ' lie amlled grimly, “ you'd had passed out o f sight he returned to
have found It a hard Job, aa you aeein bla chair.
Ills book was forgotten.
to mpHaure men.
Hut I gueaa you
The lion O Washington Jenkins had
could Imre. If any one could.''
She turned ou him lu a little unex- been of the faithful at a time when
l*ectnl gnat o f flercenraa. “ Hut not heresy was profitable; hence hla tall.
the kind o f man you are! Sot a cow Lincoln like figure waa one o f the few
ard to gull fighting th« very drat that were not turned Inhospitably away
time .von are tieaten. 1 thought you from Murchell'* door.
lie was In New Chelsea a few days
wrre one when you left your regiment
before Gettysburg. but I exruaed you after Miss Itohcrta'a neighborly errand.
"W ash." aaked the senator abruptly,
on the idea thnt we needed men at
borne too. Hut now“ -
Her untlnlab- "how'd you like to be a candidate for
ed aeuteuce waa eloipient.
"I'd like It." aald Wash honestly.
Ill* natonlMhmenl waa geuulne. "Kb!
"Suppose." Murchell suggested, "you
I believed you thought me a had man
begin a campaign for delegate« W#
You ought to tie glad I waa beaten.”
"lint John aaya you're a better man could use the delegatee, even If we
couldn't use you." he added thought
than Sherrod "
•Only.'’ Murchell a mended, ahrewdly fully.
The congressman amlled faintly.
gue**d»g. “ he put It that Sherrod la a
wore# man ttian I am. didn’t he) I They discussed the matter at length.
Aa Jenkins was leaving, hla host re
don’t lielleve I'm ■ coward. A few
mouth* ago I did Intend to gull—I was marked earnestly. "H ereafter consult
very tired and my aloknea* waa com only with (Ireene. IKin't come her«.
Hut now—Roberta, can you 1'ni out of p o litic«"
Neither gentleman amlled.
• ke»*p a secret 7"
When the Honorable Jenkins re
i "I'v e kepi one for forty y e a r «"
“ So you have! Well, the other day I turned to Washington, he reluctantly
got my doctor to tell me the thing* I admitted to an Interrogative reporter: :
muat ent and must not eat to keep "No. I’m afraid the senator la In a
alive as long aa |*oealhle and then told had way. I don't think he'll ever go
him to go to the devil Roberta. It waa back Into p o litic«"
i the Aral time I've aworn alnce I Joined
O f John Heath yon hav« never
Mlaa Itotiert* kept her amllea for rare heard. T’ nhonored ami nnsung until
occasion* “ I wish I could hnTe heard this hour, he has remained In that
Which ronoraalnn ahe Imme shadowy obacurlty for which he waa
diately negatived by adding. " I aup- designed.
And no man ever saw
poae you're going to do the same kind him.
It was at a crucial time for those
whom this chronicle concerns when
Jerry Brent and John Dunmeade were
marching from Pan to Heersbeba and
bark and laboring, with a patience
worthy o f larger result«, to rally the
slender boats o f reform; when Stephen
Hnmpden wns risking hit all In one
wild throw for vast fortune and W ar
ren Rlake was following that daring
example: when the Consolidated Coal
company was making many happy by
declaring a dividend of 7 per cent
In the kingdom things were awry.
The rival monarch was thundering at
the gate« Worse still, there was dla-
sffectlon In the very source of
dominion. In the army. And the min
ister In power chose this hour—to get
drunk! Anxious glances were being
cast toward the deposed minister In
his self exae'ed exile
C ora were being sent galloping post
hnate to him to urge him. with fine,
unconscious Irony, for the sake o f past
favor, to speak the word that would r«-
•tore concord among the mutinous
Hut the ominous alienee
At auch a Juncture, we say. John
Heath stepped In to deflect the course
Came to the exile, not many days a ft
er Miss Roberta, a messenger not un
der royal Ben I Secretary, we may call
him, to th« new minister, having cur
ried favor by desertion o f the old.
lie waa visibly perturbed and would
not desist from hla Importunities un
til admitted to the presence o f the
exile. Even then, anch was hla fever
ish haste, he did not notice In hla
host, as Miss Roberta bad done, a
vigor Inconsistent with certain rumor»
rife. He plunged at one« Into the mat
ter In hand.
"W e've got Sherrod locked np In a
room at the hotel. He's drank as a
lord and threatens to throw himself
Into the river!"
"W e ll—let him!" said Murchell. grim
" H o t” cried the messenger. "It may
t*e something to bring on a revolution
that will sweep ua all—Sherrod, Par
rott. me—you—off the face of th«
"I,” responded Murchell calmly, “ am
| out o f politics and don’t care. What
do you want roe to do?"
"Come with me to the capital, find
what’s wrong and straighten It out."
“ Go to Parrott."
“ Parrott's a fonrflusher.
“ I won't do It. It'a trouble o f yonr
own making Get yourselves ont o f It."
The messenger sprang to his feet
1 snd began to pace the floor awlftly.
He assumed to Instruct a master
With wild gesticulation and passion
ate phrase he sketched the Impending
ealsmlty. The times were rip« for a
Thes« unutterable fools,
Pnnmeade snd Rrent. with their Inces-
ssnt clack about bosses snd g ra ft
; were getting the people stirred op
There was trouble in the air—he. th*
speaker, could feel It. T h « organisa
tion waa falling to piece«
"I*o yon think." Murchell Inquired
calmly. "Sherrod's short In hla ac
counts ) “
"1 don't know
There are hooka I
ean't see without exciting suspicion.
And I can't get nothing out of him."
The swift pacing ceased abruptly.
The messenger confronted Murchell.
“ Who." he demanded. “Is John
“ 1 don't know." answered More bell
“ Within less than two years he has
received from the state raore'n nln*
hnndred thousand dollars for special
“ Nine hundred thousand dollar*!
What Is John Heath V
“ I don't know But I think be may
The messenger flopped Into his chair,
helping himself, uninvited, to a cigar.
Murchell. as though taking up a task
that the other had left unfinished, rose
and In his turn began to pace the floor.
After a few minutes he went out o f
the room, still without speaking. He
did not reappear for almost a quarter
of an hour But then he wore a hat
and an overcoat and was carrying a
light leather grip
“Come along." be commanded. "The
hack's watting “
The guest went along with alacrity.
When they had reached the Steel City
and had changed cars for th* capital
train Murchell went to their stateroom
and was soon, to all outward appear
ances. sound asleep
At that myatlc hour which we ar«
told Is the darkest o f all two men were
sitting In a hotel room One. Watklna.
sat stretched out before the dying fire,
yawning wistfully for the sleep of
which twenty four hours' guard duty
bad robbed him A litter of newspa
pers on the floor around him showed
how be had beguiled the slow vigil.
The other. Sherrod, was slouched In a
rocker by the table, head drooped for
ward on his breast ami hands hanging
Inertly at his sides The red rimmed
eyeltalla were hslf closed Drunk evi
dently. and more than that. Occasion
ally his lips moved: senseless mutter
ing« came from them.
Steps along the hall, and there was a
guarded knock at the door He opened
a cautlona crack, peeped out and then
threw It opeu eagerly. Murchell and
the messenger entered. Watklna seized
Murrhell'» hand Joyfully.
•Thank the Lord!" he exclaimed. " I
couldn't have stood It much longer.”
Sherrod seemed to hear the voice.
He opened his eyes and stared at tha
newcomers glasstly. Then a lightning
flash o f intelligence seemed to pene
trate his stupor
II* managed to atarger to hi* reet
Then a last wav* o f drunkenness swept
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