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BON TON '¿¿âsS
Meals at all hours
C. Ullom, Proprietor
The best to eat at
the handiest place
to eat. Now
W. A. Weddle
M ON UM EN TS
Marble, Granite or Bronze
MUNN& Co 361
£ a n
BAILEY & BERG, Proprietors
Preaching every Sunday at 11 a. m
and at 7:30 p. m. by Rev. A. C. Eat
on. Sunday school at 10 a. m., A. J »cot* humming. Frances and l were the crude customs of the mother conn
Caldwell, supt. 11 Y 1’ U at 6:30 p. m. ■trolling on the hillside, part wood, putt try. there lived s man named Fisk.
Mrs. Eaton, president.
j|x»n. He low was the river. Its banks HI* home was near the sehoolhousc.
■ ml Hats turning from browu to and since he was always klud and
green. The question with me was.
good nnturvd with the boys ho I»»
Would It la» a suitable, prudent, wise
thing for me to ask France* to !>e my | came s favorite with them.
C h i ' k - h ok riiK I mmacclatk C onckp -
Now, a boy, though Ills brain Is not
wife? What I mean Is. Did aha come
tion, Stayton; Rev, A. l.ainck
tp to the standard I required In a matured, knows a groat ileal about
priest tn charge. High inass second
certain things upon which men know
fourth and fifth Sundays 8:30 a. in.,
First and foremost 1 wished to get nothing. The lx»y Is very observant
Priest’s address: Sublimity, Oregon,
Frances' standard for the umu she within hls little field. He can tell you
r B oxifack ' s C atholic C hohcii , would marry. 1 was not sure 1 was | the exact numlier of chickens Farmer
in Stayton Hotel Dining Room
Sublim ity; Rev. A. Lainck, rectorj up to her standard I would .sound her. Cole has and the number of cowa In
Low mass 8 a. in., high mass 10:30 "B itb y has taken the valedictory at ; Farmer Morgan's pasture».
schoolboys knew that the horse wns a
a. m., first and third Sundays in the .‘ollege," 1 remarked.
great favorite with Mr Fisk.
month; high mass 10:30 a. ni., see-
-So 1 hear.”
end, fourth and fifth Sundays. Ves •‘Do you euthtise over valedicto was eonstantly coming home with a
new animal, and the stork on hand
pers at eventide.
was always disappearing. Hls nl>-
"W hat kind of men do you enthuse » sences fgvm home wen» frequent, bnt
not long, anil cm every return he
Bath Tubs, Lavatories and
Services will be held every Sunday.
"My idea of a man I could love Is brought a horse with him. Older per
all Lanitarv fittings— Farm-
Preaching at 11 a. tn., and 8 p. tn. not extravagant. He should lx» phys- son* were more Interested In hi*
ers-W e carry a line of
Sunday school at 10 a. m.. Mrs. W. H. 'tcally aud mentally and morally means of livelihood. Ilut ns tn that
nmtter he wns unapproachable and al
Hobson, superintendent. Y. F. S. C. E. drying. He should lx» a leader, not a together uncommunicative.
pumps, leader water sys
at 7:30 p. m., Mrs. R. L. Dunn presi
tems, etc. Gasoline engines.
One morning there was great ex-
dent. Ladies Aid society meets each »f woman's requirements. I should rttement among the Ixvrs. New* hsd
like him to lx» absolutely fearless."
Wednesday at 2:30 p. m., Mrs. G. D.
1 caught my breath at this catalogue come thst a hand of horse thlrvce
Thomas, president. R. L. Dunn Pastor. af requirements. Since she had paus which had traveled those parts for
ed, 1 supposed It was finished. Hut years had been captured and that
their frleiul Mr. Fisk was leader of
"Physically I should wish him tall, the gang. The mystery of Mr. Fisk
Methodist Episcopal Church, order of rather slender, square shoulders aud was solved, lie hail turned out to l *
services: Bible school at 10 a. m., thin hips. HU hair should be Jet black a horse thief.
Every one was Interested and excit
A. S. Pancoast,
superintendent- and fall over his head In a profusion
ed and nl«corlx»d In Hie denouement.
Preaching at 11 a. m. ar.d 7:30 p. tn. I of short curls. HU eyes, like his hair.
Rilt the hoys, since the culprit had
Midw eek Prayer and Bible Study, I **»uld be black. T'ndrr hU dark niua-
tiecn their friend, wore not quite cer
Wednesdav, 7:30 p. m.
Epworth *“cht‘ at ,he »>artln* ,,f h,s »1« >» » tain Hint they were pleased at It.
League, Sunday, 6. p. m.. Clark ■mile hU white teeth shouhl ap|x»ar lu They preferred to wait to see what
Ladies’ Aid Society,
Refreshing surely inis to me. 1 am wns to lx» done with him. Some of
Thursday afternoon, Mrs. J . R. Gard no fighter, rather short and pudgy, tny them argued that horse stealing was
ner, Pres. Pastor of the church, E. hair aud eyes are the hue of well pull- | very sinful and Fisk should bo pun
Others contended that he
si molasses candy, iny teeth are uot ished.
very attractive unless one prefers gold should lx* punished, bat they hoped he
! tn Ivory, but the geld harmonizes with would get oT. Altogether, there wns
OVER 6 5 YEARS
i uv satidv mustache.
At first blush 1 no settled opinion alxiut the matter.
There was no Jail In the village, and
’ wus quite crushed under this list of
thieves were lodged In a room In
beauties aud virtues, but at Frances
bringing forth so many manly charms the tavem, the doors lx»lng locked and
Now is the time to order a monument
the very opposite of my own make up holted. The same day nt noon the court
convened In the parlor of the tavern to
V.* ran furnish
1 1 got mud.
I “ Would you like to hear what kind of try the offenders. The Judge, the law-
I yerx and other official* assembled. and
a fierson tuy ideal woman Is?’’ I asked.
T rade M ark *
D e s ig n s
“No. 1 don't need to hear, since I I the sheriff went f o r the prisoners, leaf
ing the crowd. In which the hoys were
C o p y r i g h t s A c .
Abo build Stone ir t oncrete Walls to
ATtron# «ending a «hetrh and d e s crip to r mm j
conspicuous, to await their coining.
nnlekly ascertain our opinion free whether an
order. L»o«Tf fall to get prices bebr«
Invention 1« probably patentable. Communicn-
the sheriff did not return, and a
i: us strictly conUdeuUaL HANDBOOK o n rn re n ts
her. Indeed, beiug rather practical, . Rut
* free. Oldest agency for securing patents.
"rose without that the prisoners
J’ lient« taken tnrouirh Muiin «% Co. receive
rp iai n otice, without c harge. In th e
L . L. THOMAS,
, give it to me. Nevertheless, since I had escaped
And why should they not have es-
had H|Hikcn In a nettled tone. 1 was not
ca|x*d? Not through the Ixdtod door.
A handfwamely llJn stfatei weekty. T.nreest rfr-
“She Is tall and thin, lias oue of those There war uo necessity for escaping
,r : fou r moiitba, 9L. ôold by all new»dealpr».
bony, skinny necks that require pufiipg that way when they had a lietter. All
B roidw iy,
M . R i N U 0
or high collars. Her hair you would they had to do was to step out of a
I î r a c c h O ffice, CM F S t , W a .h iD e t.jn . D . C.
, .all TitiiHi, but it s red. nothing but window on to the roof of a shed and
Undertaker a n d Embalmer
| red. Her eyes are gray and the whole thence down to the ground. Having
contour of her face cold aud cutting, been In a hurry, they bad dropped cer
,.£ N R Y .
Third a n d Marion Streets
i Her voice is pitched In a high key and tain articles, which Indicated their
route. They had fled to a wood behind
A Pro m ised V is it a n d l:na D ro ll Way It rasping."
“ Yonr description
is particular the tavern and were donUless now hid
W a s Evadad.
ing there. The wood waa oak and
Wherever oue goes one hears a story enough to dascribc some Individual.”
with an undergrowth In which
“You wouldn't recognize her from
of ihe late O. Henry, the writer. Ev
the hoys had chased squirrels and bad
ery oue In magazine circles hereabouts
started partridges. Among the crowd
¡i.ne-.v him. and most had had n per has the figure of a Juno, the head of a that went on the hunt for the horse
? FARM AND CITY BARGAINS
sonal experience or two. Somehow ev Venus, that her voice was the music of thieves were no such eager persona ns
4 BUY NOW—There will be
ery story Illuminates the man. They the zither.”
the boys. Had they lieeii suffered to
"Is she a real person?"
are not merely bumoroas tales, but
a rapid increase in land val
lead there Is no doubt that the fugitives
them one catches n glimpse of
would have soon lieen raptured, but
ues and now is the time to • through
I rememliered that I had seen
his characteristics, hls broad humanity
the sheriff, whose stupidity had ed to
B U Y .
or his generosity or hls love of the city. ,,
, . .
their escape, officious, pompous, nppre-
Robert H. Davis, the magazloe man. re- *■ rances. I plucked up a little cour- dative of I . his
Nothing more safe on earth
1 la ted that on one occasion he weut age. If Frances was really l>ent on boys back while he organized and sent
than earth itself.
n-vislting with O. Henry down on Long marrying a god. why had I made her ^
f l i e s 'o f men.
angry by my attentions to Maud?
Boys are especially unsafe creatures
J. T . K E A R N S
“It wns a very hot day,” said Davis. But, no. Surely Frances would not to Ignore. No one like* to be relegated
“We bad climbed an everlasting hill. desepnd from the steps of the throne to the reer when he aspires to go to the
The Realestate Man of Stayton
Another greater bill stretched before on which tier king sat to trouble her front, and, after, all, boys nre but mln-
us The sun was a disk of brass, and self about n pudgy mnu with molasses | lature men. The little fellows got to-
hair. Nevertheless It wns very
dust and heat and clicking Insects rose candy
. ,1 . . . , . . .
gather, and It was at once evident (hat
from the ground. We sat on a fence to delightful „ this i , sudden
t > _______ _
. . I ,b e ,r**,m * ° t »hey had received hnd
turned their sympathies from pursuers
" ‘Is there anything else I can show appeased me wonderfully.
to pursued. Among them was a young
“You haven't heard what kind of a
Jos. Sestak & Sons, Props.
yoaT 1 asked him.
ster tall, lithe, with wiry lunacies. He
“ ‘Yes.’ said Henry, wiping hls fore- girl I would really prefpr—not oue you wns famous in the school athletic* nnd
‘Show me a return ticket to descritte for me. but one I have in waa a champion runner. He conceived
my own inind."
fresh, Sait and Smoked
the idea of hiding in the bush and ns
Since I accompanied this with a
“On one occasion he bad promised to
soon ns started up by those beating It }
spend the week end with Gilman n a il
to personate their old friend Fisk and
at his country place In Jersey. Mr. that occurs to me—look, she conde attempt to outrun those who would
Highest Market Price Paid for Stock and
WbeD Henry finally accepted Hall gave for me, but let me give my own pic
From the articles dropped some of
him the most precise directions.
the thieves were known to I k » half I
“The girl I could love," I said. "Is dressed. 8o the boy threw off his coat
" T a k e a 3 o'clock train on Friday
ST A Y T O N . OREGO N
afternoon,' said Mr. Hall, ‘and I will alxiut your height and build. She has and pulled Ids shirt out over hls trous
meet you with the carryall at the sta your eyes and lienutiful chestnut hair. ers. Then, circling nrouinl, he found i
She has your amiable dl«[>o*ltlon.
a convenient place In which to hide. |
"At 11 o'clock on Friday morning Mr. Fortunately for me her Ideal of the Suddenly n shout arose and the chase
Hall was called to the telephone in hls
country borne. The boy at the railroad yours or I should lie left out In the
“There he goes!”
If you have property to .«ell come
staUoD droningly Informed him that cold.”
ip and list it with us, and we will
there was a telegram for him, signed
“Go for him!"
find a buyer. We already have a
“You, there; head him off!”
number of choice farm3 listed. If
“Rather— a combination of Alexan
“ ‘Read it,’ commanded Mr. Hall, and
you desire to make an investment
These and a babel of other words
the hoy’s sleepy voice buzzed over the
it will pay to see us.
were shouted while the runner, like n I
nnd the Apollo Belvldere.”
deer, (lodged between trees, darted j
“Oh, that's how it looks to yon!
“ ‘New York,’ he read, 'Twenty-third
around thickets, following a route over
We Sell the Earth
street substation. Western Union Tele Really, didn't you know whom I had which he had often chased or been
graph company, 10:30 n. m. Addressed,
chnsod by bis companions. The white,
We came to a rustic sent and sat
Gilman Hall. Far Out. N. J . Dear
inll of Ills shirt preceded the pursuers !
Otiice next to Stayton Hotel
Hall—1 have misled the 3 o'clock train. down It was not more than a minute like a guiding white cloud. Now they 1
before I felt for her hand and held It.
81gned, O. Henry.'
saw It. Now It wns hidden. But they
“Who did you have In mind when
"Neither Henry nor n a il ever refer
came no nearer to It. The boy led
you described that godlike creature?”
them beyond the wood, and there
B etter let us do your printing you red to the telegram or the evaded visit
In subsequent talks.”—New York l e t
across nil opening, hls white shirt wns
may find it cheaper than you expect.
ter to Cincinnati Times Star.
seen mulshing Into mint her forest.
sible means so torture her description
What mattered It to the young ath
to bring It down to me? What mat
A Boswell and Johnson Story.
lete that the next day when hls trick
Boswell once asked Johnson if there
was discovered he must take a thrash
ing through her hand to mine and
were no possible circumstance in which
ing, A thrashing was nothing com
suicide won Id he justified.
Well, the rest of It was about like pared with the delightful exeltcment
New and up to date.
"No,” wns the reply.
of that chase, to say nothing of the re
what had preceded except that our
Clean and Sanitary.
words more nearly described our feel venge for the insult Hie pompous sher
man has been guilty of n fraud he
ings. And I who had set out with iff had Indicted upon him and hls com
was certain would he found out."
the Idea of doing something sensible panions.
But the boys' old friend Fisk never
3rd and High Streets, Stayton “Why, then," says Johnson, "In that or nt least In a sensible way had done
case let him go lo some < ountry where something natural In the usually silly returned to thank them for their hav
he Is not known and not to toe devil, way such things are brought about
ing saved him from the punishment he
MemfieUi & Casteel, Proprietors where Lie is known."
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Banking Here I s
Pleasant and Safe
Safety of your funds is not the only advantage
tnis bank can ofler. In addition to the un
questioned safety that our strong directorate,
business-like management, and well chosen se
curités give to our depositors' money, tins
is a pleasant place to do business. You’ll like the
way you are received if you bring your account
here, and we hope to see you do that soon.
W e’ll try to make the connection mutually helpful.
S T A T E BANK
JO y US ¿C CORNISH , Proprietors
Salem and Hop Gold Beer on Tap
G O O D and C 0 L D , Just As You Like It
All kinds of the best table wines
and family liquors at right prices.
THOMAS & LEE
A share of the banking business
of Stayton and vicinity
You are assured of a safe deposi
tory and courteous treatment at
this bank, by ample capital and
long experience in the banking
Farmers & Merchants
Bank of Stayton, Oregon
C a p ita l $25.0 0 0 ,0 0
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