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THE ECHO REGISTER, ECHO, OREOON
FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 1909
A(Ih In litis column, onn cent per
word mm'Ii Inxcrtlon, and ni ail taken
for Icon llinn 25 renin.
It. 15. Litfn, (leneral ISIarksmltliing,
wajfn rai rin. I also pay t he
Iiljfhest ralt price for broken down
spring wagons. IlcrmiMon, Oregon.
L. II. Wells k-pps lx:al and
birds-eye views of Echo in stock.
Elams is the place to buy
your crackers, for they are nice
For sale. A two horse-power
gasoline engine. It is a good
one and can he seen running at
any time. For particulars call
at this office.
Hotel Iloskins has good beds
clean furnishings and comfort.
Uuy your girl a box of lions
lions at Klams.
If you have n sweet tooth,
sweeten it at Lisle fc Co.'s.
Remember that J. Ilutcliens
carries a neat stock of high
grade groceries, confectionery,
cigars, etc., and sells at the
Tiny legal blanks at the Echo
Are you sending the Register to
your friends T
Old newspapers for Hale at thin
office, 25 cents per 100.
It. It. Wells keeps a fine assort
ment of post cards.
If you have any old thing to
haul, see Wm. Pearson, proprietor
of the Ked Express Wagon.
Medicine and condition pow
ders for stock. Aids digestion
and this saves feed. Bonney &
Go to J. Hutchens for your
J. F. KENLY
The Louvre Restaurant
Wm. Clayton, Prop.
Moitls wrvftl in any part of
the city at any tiuu IMiono
in your nnlrrs
HEALS SERVED AT ALL HOURS
Corner of Main aiul Dupont
ECHO - - ORE.
Oregon Nursery Company
First CIum Stock
and True to Name
K. O. KOSS, I.Hul Keprcwcntlvr
Ludgate & Ludcate, Props
Meals servetl at all liours
during the day.
Board by the wtvk $.",.00
We will always try to give
our customers the Itest
the market affords.
J m V mi
HIS ALARMING PART,
After It Was Explained He As
sumed a New Role.
By M. M. SMITH.
(CopyriRhted. l'SQ. by Aiwociatrd Literary
"Listen. Alice! lie la at It again."
"Well, It's no concern of ours." re
filled her Mister, idly liUKcrlnc t he piano
"Oh, Alice, ns If nny woman deserved
Filch trentment: We ouht to Inform
"And have her tell us to wind our
Imsliioss or move," urp-tl the wiser
"Just henr him browbeat her the
brute!" exclaimed Tlllle. making a
Hushing downstairs two steps at n
time, she bolted Into the apartment di
rectly underneath the one occupied by
herself and ulster. At the farther end
of the room stood a tall, finely formed
man. contli-ns n'.d with lialr awry. lie
looked up, (In zil and astonished at the
"Pardon, one moment." he said, has
tily donning his coat and smoothing
bis hair with his hands.
"Where is she?" Rasped Tlllle, vis
"Who Is It you wish to swr he
"Von wife," was the faint rejily.
"My wife? Alas. I am not the fortu
nate possessor! Ititt you are perhaps
In trouble and need Iho counsel of a
woman. Wait a moment."
Tlllle stood nehnst as be left the
room In haste. She heard him talking
In the hall below to one of the goxip
fed women. Their voices drew nearer.
Evidently he was lirliixlng nssistaui-e.
Pcsperately she flew to the room op
Hisite and opened the door, which the
boiled after her entrance.
It proved to lie another case of the
frying pan and the lire. C'omfortalilj
ensconced In an armchair sat an eld
WAS TUB EAKXI
In a wt on-
erly man. who looked up
Islui'.ent from his paper.
'Where - where Is Miss Kus!i?" risked
Tlllle. lircarhln hard.
"Oil. the former occupant? The
yoiiti,; lady- I presume tlio l.uly was
ynii iik. Judging from the hut she for
got In t ike wiih h.-r- who jfive tip tlu
A knock at the door prevented fur
tlier eplau:itlous. The man went to
vpeti the door, ami Tiliie r.-treated be
hind I he creen. To her delight, she
heard Miss dish's voice.
"Oh. Kleanur." she excluluicd. emerg
ing from retirement, "bow did you
route to move yesterday? I thought
tomorrow was your day to move, and
I lotted right In her to this stran
ger's spurt men t."
I "Poor Tlllle!" laughed ber friend,
i "Please"-turning to the astonished
I man "I forgot my hat on of my
While he was getting the bat from
the next room Tlllle whispered her
troubles to Miss Hush. 8 be promptly
removed ber veil and long coat and
gave them to Tlllle, who donned them
for disguise In rase of an encounter
with the man who bad gone to sum
moa "assistance" for ber.
The girls reached Tlllie'a apartments
without any mishaps.
"Well." asked Alloc, looking up In
amusement, "did yon rescue the abased
wife, or were yon ordered out?"
"Oh. Alice." was the hysterical laugh,
"he hasn't auy wife!"
"Whose wife was he beating?" de
manded the Indignant sister.
"He must have killed her or bidden
her. I could see no one, and be
thought I was lit trouble and went to
summon aid. He was bringing that
glib tongued Mrs. Hunt as first aid to
the Injured when I ducked and ran
Into Eleanor's room, or lb room she
vacated yesterday and which Is now
occupied by an elderly man who evi
dently thinks 1 have escaped from an
"The plot thickens! Maybe yon will
learn to nave no ears after yon bare
lived In apartment awhile longer."
"I must go," said Eleanor, "and I
would thank yon for my coat. TUlIe.
I really think yon should keep the
Tell. Too will need It In your detec
"1 mm afraid one of too mea or
that awful Mrs. Uunt wCl find you."
"Move! Tomorrow." urged Eleanor.
The flat next to mint It empty, and it
b a much more desirable place than
this better location, and the rent la
Early the next morning a moving
ran carried away their effects to an
other part of the clty.und Tlllle breath
ed more freely.
One morning a few weeks later she
was invited to Join a box party at one
of the theaters. When the party en
tered the play bad liegun. A contin
ued applause caused Tlllle to direct
her attention to the stage before tak
ing ber scat.
There was the man whose apartment
she had entered In defense of bis wife!
For n full minute she stood gnslng
Into his eyes. The audience noticed
his attention to the party, but con
strued It n rebuke for their late en
trance. At the end of the net a note was
handed to one of the men In the party.
who IitiuictMutely withdrew for a mo- j
mcnt. When he returned he Invited
everyltody to Join him at a supper aft
er the play. Ills casual remark that
he had invited the young actor Reg
inald Montague to Join them gave n
thrill of mixed delight and apprehen
sion to Tlllle.
"I shall have to explain, and what
can I say?" she thought.
She was the last to meet the popular
young actor, who said, with a whim
sical look: "Miss Monroe and I don't
need an Introduction. We have met
Ro It naturally happened that Tlllle
wss left to bis charge en route to the
"Miss Monroe," he began the dread
ed Interview, "will you not tell me why
you appealed to me for aid and then
vanished in so mysterious a manner?
I have haunted the halls of the apart
ment since that night for one more
glimpse of you, and I have looked my
audiences over every night, hoping to
see you. I brought one of the lodgers
tip to my room, but you were gone.
We looked everywhere, and I believe
sho thinks the Incident a delusion of
"I well, you see, I lived there then.
I had the apartment over yours."
"And you have been so near ull these
"Oh, no! We moved the next day.
Alice was so ashamed of nty actions!"
"But where did you vanish that
time, and why?"
"I went Into another room with
out knocking, ns I did at your room
only I thought It was a frlend'a room
or had lieen. and there was another
Ho looked bewildered.
"Oh," he said, after a moment, "you
mistook my room for some one else's?
I remember you asked for iny wife."
"Oh." groaned Tlllle, "I might as
well make a clean breast of It. For
two nights I had beard you talking so
loud and In such an angry voice, tnd
then I beard sounds well, to be hon
est. Sister Allen and I thought you
were abusing your wife, and I couldn't
stand It. I flew to ber aid and. well
I will never do it again !"
Ills mirth was unrestrained.
"I waa rehearsing my part. I must
have made more of a hit than I In
tended. Dut I think It was sweet of
you to dare a rescue. But why didn't
"You went for that awful woman,
and so we moved early the next morn
ing. Ob, if I bad only known who you
were I should have so enjoyed listen
ing to the rehearsals!"
"I have a new play," he said, "not a
tragic part like that one, but the part
of a lover. May I come and rehearse
"Our walls nro very thin," said Tll
"But my part calls for a low, soft
tone. May I?"
"If you will never tell of my mis
take." "I promise." was the earnest re
sponse. Not a Success.
The experiment was uot a success.
Frequently sho bud complained that
be waa uot as lie used to be, that bis
lore seeuted to have crown cold and
that h waa too nronalf nn J matter of
fact. So wbeu be fouud oue of bis old
love letters to ber be took it with hlin
t Kn tiat fliiu li A . Si ts gm I li&1 un tr
tbe cltr, mad a copy of It aud mailed
It to ber.
"John Henry," she exclaimed when
be returned, "you're tb biggest fool
that ever lived. I believe you bars
softening of tbe bralu. Wbat did yoa ' f
mean by seudlng me tbat train?" i-;
"Train, my dear!" be exiotulated. t
"Yea. traan lust sk-klr. seutlmcntal
how you described
you described It
when I first wrote It aud sent it to'fy
you," be protested. "You said tben It !
was tbe dearest, sweetest letter ever ri
written, aud you luslat now thst 1 1
have chanced and you haven't I
tbouKltt I would try to" j
"Well, you didn't succeed," h Inj
tcrrupted, and she was mad for two'1"
days. j S
Sometimes It Is mighty dltlicult to
plcsse a womau. Chicsco Post
The Psnslty sf Folly.
Methuselah, Jarah. Lantech and tb
others bad cone to tbe old settlers' re
union near Ararat. It was Methuse
lah's nine hundredth birthday, and be
capered around like a kitten, throwing
bulls of t'phlr wood at tbe rsg dolls,
taLInc chances In the crab ban con
ducted by the Canaan church and act
ing a perfect bog about tbe pink lemon
ade barrel and tbe candled popcorn
"Better be careful. Meth." Lantech
warned him. "You'll overdo yonreelf.
Fat tbe ancient ratnp paid no heed
and proceed to rtde on tb merry-go-round
with s woman of tb Tubal Its.
las, bo family foolish Is agel In
sixty-nine fluting years tb old nun
was dead. Pock.
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