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"- ttWELU T. Peer said hospitably
W after he had,; carefully parked
Polly Ticlan's Umbrella io the bath
tub. "How everything- anyway?"
j -Looking: fine, Polly replied opti
mistically. i guess we're over the
hump all right.' j-
"I'm c'ad -you're-feeUn'thait way,"
T. paer. commended her ' Tou must
net of seen the paper that printed that
$4,000,060 budget the city government'
-got tixed up? for next year. 51 i
"If soraebodyd donate you the crown
. of the king of England you'd f&id that
the eettings were loose," Polly amid dis
gustedly. "You're Sure the guy that
put the row In Borrow."'
"I'd just aa leave be that fellah." T.
raer retorted, "aa the one that takes
all the pay but'n the paycheck. -
"Walt 'till the budget commission
gets through with that . stuff. Polly
suggested, "and maybe yfcu can find
a smile some place between now and
"It'll have to be Quite a while after,
. October." T. Paer said dourly, " 'nd
I've had time to kinda forget borrowin
the, last half of my taxes."
- You give me the Jimmies,' Polly
told him. "Every time I come over
here all lit up with a happy feeling in
five minutes I feel like I was at a
"Well." T. Paer grinned, "if some
body didn't Sort of tone you down you
might get so lit up 'nd happy you'd
get pinched 'nd run in."
"Not much chance if anybody can
7 eret a lamp at you once in a while."
Polly retorted. "You'd fade the smile
off a tooth paste ad if the ink wasn't
"If somebody didn't get a grouch
once in a while." T. Paer commented,
"all you politiclans'd get so all fired
happy everybody else'd go broke."
"Yes," PoUy replied, "and if there
wasn't o many grouches running
'round loose there wouldn't be so much
hollering about the government all the
time and we'd have better men in of
fice." - ""Sometimes I wonder," T. Paer said,
"if a good deal of the holler wouldn't
utop if the men we got in office'd only
run the government the way they'd
holler to have it run if they wasn't in
"The way I look at it." Polly con
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CHAPTER 11 .
rE SMILED ruefully, closing his
eyes : was silent for a moment.
then asked her to sit bealde the bed.
"I been thinking of something I want
ed to say," he added.
"What like, papa?"
"Well, it's nothing much," he said,
with something deprecatory in his
tone, as if he felt vague impulses to
ward both humor and apology. "I Just
thought maybe I ought to've said more
to you some time or other about
well, about the wiy things are, down,
at Lamb & Co.'s, for Instance."
'Now, papal" . -he leaned forward
in the chair she bad taken, land pre
tended to; slap his hand crossly. "Isn't
that exactly what I said you couldn't
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think one single think about till you
get all well?" ' .
; "Well " he I said, and went on
slowly, not looking at her, but at the
ceiling. "I Just thought maybe it
wouldn't been any harm If some time
or other I told you something about the
way - they sort of depend on me-down
"Why don't they' show it, then?" she
asked, quickly. 'That's just what
mamma and I have been feeling so
much : they don't appreciate you.'
"Why, yes, they do," he said. "Yes,
they do. They began h'lstlng my sal
ary the second year I went in. there,
and they've h'isted it a little every two
years all the time I've worked for ''era.
Tve been head of the 'sundries depart
ment for seven years now, and I could
hardly have more authority in that de
partment unless I was a member of
the firm itsejf." -
. "Well, why don't they make you a
member of the firm? That's what they
ought to've done ! Yes, and long ago !"
', Adams laughed, but sighed with more
heartiness than he had laughed. "They
call me their 'oldest stand-by down
there." He laughed again, apologetic
ally, as if to excuse himself for taking
a little pride in this title. "Yes. sir:
they say I'm their 'oldest stand-by;
and I guess they Know they can count
on my department a turning in as good
a report as they look for, at the end
of every month; but "they don't have
to take a .man into the firm to get him :
to do my'work. dearie." I
"But you said they depended on you,
papa." .. !
"So they do ; but of course not so's
they couldn't get along without me."
He paused, reflecting. "I don't just
seem to know how to put it I mean
how to put what I started to say. I
kind of wanted to tell you well, it
seems funny to me, these last few
years, the way your mother's taken to
feeling about it. I'd like to see a bet
ter established wholesale drug business
than Lamb & Coj's this - side the
Atleghaniea I don't say bigger, I say
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Fct Hair Sb i
For promotinf Jaad "taaintamin;
beauty vt akin and hair .Cutieura
8oap and Olatment are unexcelled.
CutiScwm Talcsm is an ideal. powder,
refreshing and cooling to the most
delicate skins. .-1.
tiii iirtTmii win' 11 iTiti ! rmli t
w. S SU. Ofetaant tt aa o. hianSM.
tended, "is that most r of the people
that're always yelling about things not
being dene right ain't got enough ex
ecutive ability to run a wheel barrow
out of a barn." . :
; "Maybe not," T. Paer admitted, nd
Tve saw a lot of fellahs tryin to ran
the government that if they had a barn
they never'd think about bavin' a wheel
barrow run out of ft." ;
We're Just talking 'round in a circle,-
Pony Interrupted. "Didn't you
read - what . Jim - Davis wrote in his
message to the people the other day?" J
"Jim . Davinr ST. Paer repeated
doubtfully, i "It seems like I've heard
that name some place."
"He's the secretary of labor." Polly
reminded ? htm. "I thought you knew
a little bit about politics."
"I used to think I did." T. Paer con
fessed, "but the way thing's goln I
thought Jim must of gone on a vaca
tion or something."
"Well, he ain't," Polly informed him.
"He's on the job all right and he wrote
in his speech that President Harding
and the administration's got America
on the threshold of an era of an unex
"XoT T. Paer exclaimed in seeming
surprise. "We ain't back there again
"What do you mean?" Polly asked,
"by back there again."
"Nothin much, I guess," T. Paer an
wered, "only every time Jim or Ga
maliel or any of the bunch make a
speech they tell us they got us on that
"Well, what of it?" Polly asked
peevishly. "It's better to be on the
threshold than standing out in the rain,
"It may be," T. Paer conceded, "but
they's a lot of rain can drip down the
back . of your neck if .you just stand
there 'nd don't get across."
"Just the same," Polly argued, "it's
been some job just to get us up that
close Jo the door."
"Maybe so," T. Paer agreed, "but
they's Just one thins more I wish Ga
maliel nd Jim'd do for us."
"What's that?" Polly asked doubt
fully. "I only wish." T. Paer answered,
"that they'd hurry up 'nd find the key
to the doggoned door." .
better establishe.l-and It's kind of
funny for a man that s been with a
business like that as long as I have
to hear It called a 'hole. It's kind of
funny when you think, yourself, you've
done pretty fairly well in a business
like that, and the men at the head of
it seems to think so. too, and put your
salary just about as high as anybody
could consider customary well, what
I mean. Alice, it's kind of funny to
have your mother think it's mostly
just mostly just a failure, so to
His .voice had become tremulous in
spite of him ; and tills sign of weakness
and emotion had sufficient effect fepon
Alice. . She bent over him suddenly
withjer arm .about him and her eheekj .
against his. . '"Poor papal stia mur
mured. "Poor papa.!"
"No, no," he said. "I didn't "mean
anything to trouble you. I Just
thought" He hesitated. "I Just won
dered if I said something about how
things are down there. I got to think
ing maybe you didn't understand It's
a pretty good place. They're fine peo
ple to work for ; and they've arlwaya
seemed to think something of me the
way they took Walter on. for instance,
soon as I asked 'em, last year. Don't
you think that looked a good deal as
If they thought something -of me,
"Yes, papa," she said, not movirjg.
And the work' right pleasant," he
went on. '"Mighty nice boys in our de
partment, Alice. Well, they are in
all the departments; for that natter.
We have a good deal of fun down there
She lifted her htad. "More than you
do at home 'some days,' I expect,
papal" she said.
(To Be Continued Tomorrow)
By Sam Loyd
Two Minutes to .Answer Thlt
This rebus sketch of a ' merchant's
start in business sjggests the name of
an English town, world famous as a
racing center. Can you guess itf
Answer to Yesterday's Passle
From the labels on the trunk It was
possible to prove that the criminal had
visited. New York .state towns as fol
Binghamton. Poughkeepsie, Albany,
Kingston, Auburn. Jamestown. Water
town, Rochester, Oswego.
250 Residents of
St. Helens to Be
At Vernonia Fete
St. Helens .will send -a special train
of 250 people to Vernonia Saturday for
the jubilee celebration In observance
of the completion of the Portland; As
toria & Pacific railroad, according to
advice received by the railroad com
pany todays ; The Chamber of Com
merce of Portland - is planning upon
sending special train to the celebra
tion and 75 reservations have been
The Portland People will be joined
by special parties of business men from
Banks, Hills bo ro and North Plains at
Banks. The special train will leave
Portland at 9:30 a. m, and return about
10 o'clock that night. A special excur
sion rate of $1.50 has been announced
by the railroad company. -
Advice has been received by the
Chamber of the program arrangement
for the day.;. Mayor Baker, Judge C
H. Carey , and Omar. Spencer will be
Portland's speakers at the program ar-
London. Sept. S. (L N." S.) Three
Greek divisions have been annihilated
by the Turks sear the Outchak sector
of, the Anatolian battle front, said a
dispatch from - Adj.na this afternoon.
The Greek commander was wounded
and captured. The Turks have occu
pied Kassaba, 30 miles west of Smyr
na, but cavalry detachments were re
ported between; that city and Smyrna.
TAKE S5ITRXA FIRST, THE3T
TALK, I TUBKYS FLA3T
(My United Nrwi 1 -Paris.
Sept. 8- "We intend to take
Smyrna and talk afterward, Ferid
Bey. European representative of the
Angora government told the United
News, when asked what answer his
government is likely to make to the
Greek request for an armistice.
"We cannot now discuss an armis
tice," Ferid Bey said. "We intend to
take Smyrna and' talk afterward un
less the Greeks completely surrender
and unconditionally accept our terms
in which we will demand complete
evacuation of Asia Minor and the sur
render of all war material."
GREEK CABINET FALLS;
KIXO MAY BE OP ST ED
Athens. Sept. 8. (U. P.) Defeat of
Greek forces in Asia Minor caused the
downfall of the Greek cabinet here
Caloghoropoulos was charged today
by King Constantine with the task of
forming a new cabinet.
Reports ' persist that Constantine
may be driven from the throne By
enemies using the Turkish victories
as a lever to oust him.
U. S. DESTROYER ARRIVES
Washington, Sept. 8. U. P.) Ar
rival of the destroyer Parrott at
Smyrna to protect American interests
there was reported to the navy de
FALL FROM BARK FATAL
Boise, Idaho, Sept. 8. Henry Clark
Garden Valley pioneer, died from a
fractured skull while being rushed to
a Boise hospital Wednesday niht, fol
lowing injuries received from a fall of
26 feet from a barn.
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Petition Circulating Bared
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Paul Turner's Ex-Wife Tells
t -"Inside stuff- of the petition- circu-
latins; game . was revealed by Mrs. ,
Mary Ischebeck, a witness before
Circuit Judge Bingham in the grange
income tax petition investigation this
'. Mrs. Eschebeck was for a short time
the wife Af Paul Turner, well known
petition circulator, and it was evident
from her testimony that she I did not
bold her quondam husband In high
regard. She had been his wife, she
testified, for six weeks only, during
which timet she said he found he could
not get possession of her property,
whereupon; be had the marriage an
nulled because of a. defect in the serv
ice proceedings through which she had
secured a divorce from Eschebeck.
WELL COACHEJJ, SHE SAYS
Mrs. Eschbeck testified she had cir
culated petitions for Turner while
married to him and hadi been well
coached in the game. j
"They get four or five petitions on
different subjects," she said,! and put
one on top of the other. When they
get a person to sign the first one,
they turn over to the next sheet and
the next, and tell him to sign that. If
they ask why they have to sign more
than one they will tell him one copy
is for the state, one for the county.
one for the city and so on. If he gets
suspicious . they take what they can
get and let him g
to give them time to think, but to ged
X ltd iviu sue, 91. WOUJL.VM,
all the signatures I could, so that we
would make 7 cents a name.
DENIES SIGNING GRANGE BILL
Mrs. Eschbeck denied that she had
signed the grange bill, though her
name was on it, certified by Turner.
All during the morning session one
witness followed another on the stand
to testify, either that they; had not
signed the petition at all, though their
names appeared on it, or that they
had signed it under misinformation
given them by the circulators.
Some witnesses said they ' had been
told that: the petition was to reduce
street car fares, others that it was
to cut the telephone rates, others that
it was for the compulsory educational
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bill, and still others that-they had
been told ft was a soldiers' bonus bill.
It is expected by Wallace McCamant.
who Is conducting the onslaught onto
the validity of - the petition, that it
will take until next Tuesday or Wed
nesday to present all of the evidence
his aide of the ease has gathered.
ORIGINAL PETITION SHOWED
.Secretary of State Sam Koser
brought the original petition into court
this morning and gave testimony show
ing the practice of his office in check
ing initiative petitions filed there. His
deputies, he said, count the signatures
until a sufficient number had -been
found, and then on beyond for a few,
after which the office certified that
the petition contained sufficient names
to entitle It to a place on the ballot.
No effort was made to prove the ap
parent validity of the signatures other
than to check the certificates of the
county clerks and the affidavits of the
circulators certifying those names
which had been rejected by the county
FIVE KILLED IX WRECK
'- Spokane, Wash., Sept. 8. I. N. S.)
Five men are deai, one is dying and
four others seriously injured as the re
sult of s.- wreck at Park water, four
miles east of here at 7:30 o'clock last
night, when Northern Pacific passen
ger train No. 41 collided head-on -with
a switch engine, four of the dead and
all of the injured are members of the
EXECUTOR ALLOWED SU.Mft
An order for S15.&00 for services as
executor of the ' Thomas Prince estate
.nd for $2500 for legal services was
granted Thursday by Judge Taswell
of the probate division of the circuit
court. Tfie order for $15,000 was made
in favor of Dr. H. F. Ong, executor of
the estate, and the order for $2500 In
favor of D. P. Price, an attorney.1 The
$15,000 granted to Dr. Ong is only part
payment of his fee as executor pf the
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No Deaths Beported
Among 1365 Traffic
s in August
: For the first month since March,
JSJ1. Portland ' had no , deafhs from
traffic accidents in August, according
to the monthly police traffic-bureau
report compiled today, y
In 136a traffic accidents reported
last month. 163 persons were injured,
the same number injured in July. July,
however, had five deaths.
Fines amounting to $ 4 S61 resulted
from 102S arrests, in August for traffic
violations, according to. the report.
Collisions as follows were tabulated:
Automobile with automobiles, 1112 ;
awtoa with street cars, -118 ; ' with pe
destrians, BS : motorcycles, 28 ; bicy
cles. 33 : wagons, 17 ; trains, 3 ; coast
er wagrons, L '
Causes of accidents were listed as
follows: Carelessness; 924 ; failure to
give right, of way, 110; skidding. 68;
failure to give signal. 65; cutting cor
ner, 57; reckless driving, 48: lost' con
trol. 16; passing street car at inter
section, 16; speeding, 11;. jaywalking.
It ; driving while intoxicated, 9 ; driv
ing on wrong side of street, 8 ; double
parking. 7 ; no lights, 6 ; passing to
left of street car, a i inexperience. S:
defective brakes, 3 ;, no lights or street
obstructions,!. . -
AND EE W BENJAMIN" FINED - .
Andrew Benjamin was ' fined $200
Thursday by District ' Judge Hawkins
on a charge of violating the prohibi
tion law. He was arrested this morn
ing by deputy sheriffs, who confis
cated a 12 gallon still, 150 gallons of
mash and five gallons of liquor at his
home,- No. 629 First street.
BURGLARY CHARGE DENIED
Charged with r burglary in the home
of W. L. Brancombe. No. 303 Hancock
street, July 26, Eunice Melvln was ar
raigned before presiding Judge Staple
(on today. She pleaded not guilty.
Frank Melvln was also indicted on the
same charge, but was unable to be ar
raigned today, because of a slight ill
ness. The pair are charged with steal
ing a Quantity of clothing. .
LABOR DfhffAIfB HEAVY
Marshfield. Sept. 8. The demand for
Labor in Coos county is greater than
it has been for some weeks, with jobs
for all who apply. About 150 young
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U. 8. Fatest Uffln)
by mumaUaait JTsatufe
br , JatMrnstleoal restate
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OVER. WITH it THINK. VE OOHT $ . WVHE-Rt fJ f fV
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men working In the mills quit to con
tinue their studies, causing the short
age. - Many men are employed on. the
road work, which will continue until
; Deolares Salmcm
c Need . Protection
u. Astoria Set. 8. Oeclaring that un
less fish wheels, traps and seines are
eliminated from- the upper Columbia
river the great salmon fishing industry
is doomed. Fred Boalt, editor of the
Portland ' News, addressed "members of
the Kiwanla club Thursday, while here
attending the 'first annual salmon trol
ling" tournament sponsored by the dub.
'Particular stress was placed by the
speaker- upon - elimination of fishing
above Vancouver. Wash. He declares
the ' operation of f certain wheels and
seines as they 'are alleged to be ope
rated at the beginning- of the spawning
season.; threatens the life of the in
dustry. He said unless' the salmon are
permitted to reach spawning grounds
the supply of fish will soon dwindle to
nothing. . v ;
The speaker declared the people , of
the entire : state must be educated to
support loyally those who are endeav
oring to preserve the salmon industry
and their cooperation secured. .
NintH Annual Fair
Opens at Toledo
Toledo, Or., Sept. 8. The ninth an
nual Lincoln county fair opened Wed
nesday with one of the finest displays
ever shown in the county, the livestock
offering being exceptionally fine. The
first day's fair was marred by rain
and the. attendance was small but
Thursday was fair and a large crowd
was present, '"- The fair will last four
THREE FAMILIES PICSIC
Marshfield, Sept. 8. Two hundred
persons attending a picnic held at the
Edwin Schroeder farm near Broad bent
all were members of three families of
Coos ' county, the Schroeder, Hermann
and Dement families, connected by a
number of marriages.
Seems to Be'a
Two Children Are
Drowned in Lake
'As :B6at J Capsize
(By UnKl Kept) '
Sacramento; Cat; Sept, 8. Two chil
dren were" drowned and five others
had narrow escapes from a similar
fate Thursday when a rowboat contain
ing members of the family of Walter
Rueger of San Francisco and two oth
ers capsised on Clear lake, near here. ,
The dead : : : V .
Marie Rueger, 5 years, 1
Margaret Rueger. 10 months.
Mr. and Mrs. Rueger and their three
children and Mr. and Mrs. A. N. Ender-
lin also ' of San Francisco, had come
to the auto camp on Clear lake for
an outing. After pitching their camp
they went to the lake for a row. It ia
believed the small boat was too heavily
laden and capsised, throwing all into
Fire and Explosion ;
Destroy Plant of
American Tool Co.
' - By United Ke -
Detroit, Mich, Sept. 8. A $71,000 fire
and explosion destroyed most of the
building of the American Prill Tool
company here Thursday.
The explosion, it was said, .was
caused by amachlne spark dropping
Into an oil vat. ' "
A series of explosions tore the roof
off the building completely, while em-
ployes. -who were still at work, went1
scurrying out of the building. No one ,
was -injured."- -
As Surgeon General
Washington, Sept, 8. (U. P.) Pres
ident Harding today sent to" the sen
ate the following ' nomination : Major
General M. Weber Ireland, , reap
pointed to be surgeon general of . the
re"gular army. ; , '
By 'A. Poscn
By Georgo McManu
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