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THÏ TWICBJLWXM GUARD, MJGRMR, OR.- MONDAT. OCTOW 3,dH0
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1907. I9M. by
(Chapter Eleven, Continued)
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“Good!” approved Newmark briefly.
"It was really pretty decent of the
little Dutchman. He agreed to let us
put up. our stock as security. Of
course that security Is good only if we
win cut, and if we win out. why. then
he’ll get his logs, so he won’t have any
use for security. So it’s just one way
of beating the devil arouud the bush.
He evidently wanted to give us the
business, but be hated like the devil
_ to pass up his
J rules—you know
how those old
“H’m — yes.”
Orde went on:
"1 got into your
department a lit
spearing u baked
he'd buy some of
our stock. He
"Pen t/ou put it on the seems to think
market come and tee we have a pretty
Newmark paused, his potato balf-
way to his plate.
“Kind of him.” said he after a mo
ment. “Did he sign a contract?"
“It wasn't made out.” Orde remind
ed him. “1 am to bring it In Monday.”
They ate hungrily, then drifted out
Into the office again, where Orde lit a
“Now. let’s see your memoranda.”
He frowned over the three simple
items for some time.
“It's got me." be confessed.
“What do you mean?" asked Orde in
“It all looks queer to me. Helnz-
man's got something up bis sleeve.
Why should he take a bond with that
security from us? If we can’t deliver
the logs, our company fails; that
makes the stock worthless; that makes
the bond worthless—just when it is
needed. Of course, it’s as plain as
the nose on your face that be thinks
the proposition a good one and is try
ing to get control.”
“Oh. no.1" cried Orde. astounded.
“Orde. you’re all right on the river."
laughed Newmark, "but you’re a babe
at this game.”
“But Helnzman Is honest.” cried
Orde. “Why. he is a church member
and has a class In Sunday school."
The corners of Newmark's mouth
were twitching quietly with atnuse-
“Besides, he is going to buy some
stock." added Orde after a moment,
“He was bluffing.” said Newmark.
"because he wanted to find out how
much stock would be Issued. You told
him It would be a hundred thousand
dollars, didn't you?”
“Why—yes. I did.”
"So now he knows that if we forfeit
the bond he’ll have controlling inter
est,” he pointed out.
"But what I
can’t make out is why he’s so sure
we’ll have to forfeit”
“I think he’s just taking a long shot
at It.” suggested Orde, who seemed
finally to have decided against New-
"Not be. He has some good reason
tor thinking we won’t deliver the logs.
Why does be Insist on putting in a
date for delivery? None of the others
“I don't know.” replied Orde.
“You say you surely can get the
drive through by then?”
“Sure! Why. it gives me two weeks’
leeway over the worst possible luck I
could have. You’re too almighty sus
Newmark shook his head.
"You let me figare this out,” said he.
But bedtime found him without a
solution. He retired to bls room un
der fire of Orde's good natured rall-
ery. Orde himself sbnt his door, the
imile still on his lips. With a sigh be
fell asleep. Some time in the night be
was awakened by a persistent lapping
>n the door. He lit the gas and ad
mitted Newmark In bis nightgown.
"Orde.” said be briefly, "didn’t you
:ell me the other day that rollways
were piled both on the banks and In
"Yes. sometimes,” said Orde. "Why?"
•"Then they might obstruct the
“I thought so!” cried Newmark, with
is near an ii|>f>m-n li 10 evuf alloft ns
ke ever permitted lilmm-lf. ”.\uw. just
yne other thing. Aren’t Heiuzinan’s
rollway* below most of the others?"
“Yes. I believe they are." said Orde
"And. of course it was agreed, as
usual, that Ilelnzinaa was to break
out bls own roll ways?”
"I see." said Orde slowly.
think lie intends to delay things enough
so we can't deliver <>n the date agreed
“I know it.” stated Newmark posi
“But if he refuses to deliver the logs
no court of law will”—
“Law!” cried Newmark. “Refuse to
deliver! You don’t know that kind.
He won’t refuse to deliver. There’ll
just be a lot of inevitable delays, and
his foreman will misunderstand, and
Orde nodded, his eye abstracted.
direction firhvixl Thu" Tie "VaY IT'T iW-
Finally they emerged from
the beech woods.
She turned and waved her bat at the
beech woods falling somber against
the lowering suu.
“Goodby." she said gravely, "and
pleasant dreams to you 1 hope those
very saucy little birds won’t keep you
awake." She looked up at Ortie. "He
was rather nice to us this afternoon,”
she explained, "aud it’s always well to
be polite to them anyway." She gated
steadily at Orde for signs of amuse
He resolutely held his face
"Now 1 think we’ll go borne.” said
They made tlieir way to the edge of
the sand bill, The low slanting sun
east across the vista a sleepy light ot
“How would you like to live in a
place like that all your life?" asked
“I don't know,
•1 vlll udT*fctAa ror
ucss!” pounded lleinsuiau.
"Very well," said New mark crisply.
reaching for the contract.
But lleiusman dung to It.
"It Is absurd." he repeated In a mild
sr tone. "See, I vlll strike It out
did so with a few dashes of the peu
"We have no intentloii." stated New
mark, with decision, "of glvlug you
the chance to hang up our drive
Helmmtau caught his breath
"So that Is what you think " be
shout«'»!. He tore the contract In pieces
am! threw It Io the waatebasket. "Get
oudt of here!" he cried.
Orde’s hands twitched nervously.
“You to refuse our offer?"
“Refuse! Yes—you and your whole
capoodle!” yelled Heiiiximm
Once lu the o|>en street Orde drew 11
deep breath of relief.
“Whew!" said he. "That was a ter
ror! We’ve gone off the wroug foot
Newmark was amused.
'•You don’t mean to say that fooled
you!" he marveled.
“Whntr asked Orde
"It was al! rulbisli. He saw we bail
spottml hla little scheme, ami he had
to retreat. It was us plain as the nose
on your face. We ve got an enemy on
1 our hands In any case and one we ll
have to look out for. He’ll try to make
, trouble on the river. Perhaps he’ll try
I to block the stream by not breaking
his roll ways."
The partners bunted out the little
frame building in which Johnson con
ducted his business.
“I see no use in it.” said Johnson,
•’I can run me own widout help from
"Which seems to settle that;" said
Newmark to Orde after they had left
"Now,” said Newmark as they trudg
ed back to their hotel, "this proposi
tion of Heinzman’s has given me an
idea. I’m not going to try to sell this
stock outside, but to the men who own
timber along the river. Then they
won’t be objecting to the tolls, for if
the eompauy makes any profits part
will go to them. 1’11 take these con
tracts to show we can do the business,
and I’ll see about incorporation and
get a proper office and equipments. Of
course we’ll have to make this our
“1 suppose so,' »» said Orde a little
blankly. After an instant he laughed.
’“Do you know, I hadn't thought of
"Also.” went on Newmark calmly,
"I’ll buy the supplies to the best ad-
vantage I can."
“And I?” Inquired Orde.
1 "Get the booms built and improve
the river. Begin to get your crew.
You can start right off. We have my
money to begin on."
"My! She's a nice big job. Isn't she?”
be cried joyously.
UNDAY afternoon Orde. leaving
Newmark to devices of bls own.
) walked slowly up the main
street, turned to the right
down one of the shaded side residence
streets that ended finally in a beauti
ful glistening sand bill. Orde seated
himself on the smooth, clean saud aud
’t of so much importance.
removed his bat. He saw these things
and In imagination the far upper It seems to me. It's the life one is
stretches of the river, with the mills called to. It’s whether one finds her
and yards and booms extending for soul’s realm or not that a place is liva
miles, and still above them the mprshes ble or not.”
Orde looked out over the raw little
and the flats where the river widened
below the Big Bend. That would be village with a new interest.
Her whole aspect seemed to have
the location for the booms of the uew
company—a cheap property on which changed with the descent into the con
the partners had already secured a ventionality of the village street. The
valuation. To right and left stretched old, gentle, though self contained re
the long Michigan coast, with hills serve had returned.
“I came down with Jane and Mrs.
topped with the green of twisted pines,
firs and beeches, with always its beach Hubbard to see Mr. Hubbard off on
of sand, deep and dry to the very edge. the boat for Milwaukee last night,"
After he had cooled he arose and she told him. "Of course we had to
made his way back to a pleasant hard wait over Sunday. Mrs. Hubbard and
wood forest of maple and beech. Orde Jane had to see some relative or other,
walked slowly farther and farther into but I preferred to take a walk."
"Where are you staying?” asked
A fresh breeze darkened the blue Orde.
“At the Bennetts'.”
velvet surface of the water, tumbled
They said little more until the Ben
the white foam hissing up the beach,
blew forward over the dunes a fine netts’ gate was reached. Orde de
hurrying wist of sand and bore to clined to go in.
Orde at last the refreshment of the
"I want to thank you,” she said.
wide spaces. A woman, walking slow “You did not once act as though you
ly. bent her bead against the force of thought I was silly or crazy. And you
didn't try, as all the rest of them
Orde watched her idly. He caught would, to act silly too. You couldn’t
himself admiring the grace of her deft have done it. Oh. you may have felt
and sudden movements and the sway it—I know!” She smiled one of her
quaint and quizzical smiles. "But men
of her willowy figure.
As though directed by some unseen aren't built for foolishness. They have
to leave that to us. You've been very
guide, ber course veered more
N bis return borne late Mouday
nice this afternoon, and it's helped a
more until it led directly to the
afternoon Grandma Orde In
lot. Good night.”
where Orde stood.
formed the river boss with a
When she was
Orde. however, walked back to the
shrewd twinkle that she want-
within ten feet of
hotel in a black rage with himself over
him she at last
what he termed bis imbecility. As be ed him surely at home the following
raised her bead
remembered it he had made Just one evening.
“I’ve asked three or foui of the
so the young man
consecutive speech that afternoon.
could see some
“Joe.” said he to Newmark, "what’s young people for a candy pull,” aald
i thing besides the
the plural form of Incubus? Isn' I’t It she.
"Who, mother?" asked Orde.
top of ber bat.
"Your crowd—the Smiths. Collinses.
Jane Hubbard and Her,” said Grand
plump into her
“Thanks," said Orde gloomily.
The young people straggled in at an
early hour after supper. Orde stepped
into the hall to help them with their
wraps. He was surprised as tie ap
and sank down
proached Carroll Bishop to lift her
crosslegged at bis
cloak from ber shoulders to find that
the top of ber daintily poised head,
with Its soft, fine hair, came well be
low the level of his eyes. Somehow
come by astonish
ment. Her face,
her poise, her Blender grace of move
its long oval
ment and of attitude, bad lent her the
framed in the
impression of a stature she did not
bands of the “Helio/’’ the said
HAVE Heinzman’s contract all
gray veil and the
“Oh, it is so quaint and delightful.”
drawn.” said Newmark the next Carroll exbaled slowly, "this dear old
down turned brim of the hat looked
up smiling into his.
house with its low ceilings nnd Its old
around with you to the office.”
“Why. Miss Bishop!” cried Orde. find
They found the little German await
ing his voice. "What are you dolug
ing them. Newmark immediately took
A faint shade of annoyance crossed charge of the interview.
I "I have executed here the contract
“Oh. 1 could ask the same of you. and the bonds secured by Mr. Orde's
and then we'd talk about how sur and my shares of stock in the new
prised we are. world without end." said company.” he explained.
Helnzman reached his hands for the
she. "The important thing is that here
Li sand to play in. and there is the lake papers, beaming over his glasses nt
and here are we. and the day Is charm 1lie two young men. As he read, how
ing. and it’s good to be alive. Sir down ever. Ills smile vanished.
"Vat lx this';'’ he inquired, crispness
and dig a hole! We're all the < ommou
in his voice. "You tolt me.” be ac
days to explain things in."
Orde laiighe-l and seated himself tc cused Orde. "dot you were not bre-
Without further talk and pared to break out the rollways. You
quite gravely they commenced to scoop tolt me you would egsj»eet me to do
"OK, it is *0 tpirilnl and delightful."
out an excavation between them, pil that for myself. YVell. why do you pictures and queer, unexpected things
ing the wind over themselves nod on
that take your lireath away."
either side as was most convenient. in his hand:
“It Is one of the oldest houses in
As the hole grew deeper they had to
parties ot the second part are not broken town,” said Orde. "and I suppose ft is
lean over more nnd more. Their bends out by the time the drive has reached picturesque.
But. you see, I was
sometimes brushed ever so lightly: them, and tn case on demand said par brought up here, so I’m used to it.”
their hands j>erforce touched.
She ties of the second part do refuse or do
"Walt until you leave it.” said she.
looked up happily at Orde. thrusting not exercise due diligence In breaking out “Then all these things will come back
•aid rollways, the said parties of the first
the loose hair from in front of ber eyes. part shall themselves break out said roll to you to make your heart ache for
She arose to her feet, shaking the ways. and the said parties of the second them."
sand free from her skirts. "Now let’s part do hereby agree to reimburse said
After the company had gone Orde
of the first part at ths rate of a
go somewhere else," she said.
stood long by the front gate looking
dollar per thousand board feet.”
think through these woods. Can we
“That la merely to protect ouraelves.” up Into the infinite spaces. Somehow,
get back to town this way?”
nnd vaguely, he felt the night to be
I «truck in Newmark.
“Yes,” replied Orde. "The lumber- I
"But.” exploded Helnzman, his face akin to her elusive spirit. Farther and
jacks say that the woods are the poor
farther his soul penetrated into Its
Iiutpliug, "a dollar a t'ousand la ab
depths, and yet other depths lay be
Orde followed ber In silence. She I
1 "Of course.” agreed Newmark. “We yond. other mysteries, other iinguesaed
seemed to be quite without responsi
realms. An<? yet its lienuty was the
bility in regard to him. and yet an oc I expect it to be. It is intended as u simplicity of space and dark and the
I penalty in case you don’t break out
cusioiul ra'jrlpm rerjaejj
1“ bls ' ' your 913. r-ztJw.;.. in time."
The next Was. he saw ¿ier vygij at
the”?.’««?.»’-of Uli« fflrtid 1II1T VMtcrt
Ordv wua link) enough to find the
girls home and nlone. Jane mud« ati
excuae nnd went out. They tulke«l
with a conaldernble approach toward
intimacy. Not until nearly lime to go
did Orde atuiubl« upon the vital point
of the evening
He had said aoius- I
thlng alx«ut a plan for the waek fol
"But you forget that by that time 1
shall lie goiie.1 mild ahe.
"Gone!" he echoed blankly. “WhereT‘
"Homo." said she. "Don’t you re
mrmtier I atu to go Bunday morning?"
"I thought you were going to utajr a
"1 was. but 1 certain things came
up that made It necessary for me to
"Will you write me occasionally T’
"As to that"- ahe begun "I’m a very
poor correepondeiit. I do not milk« It
a custom to write to young men."
"Ohl” he cried, liellevlng himself en
lightened. "Will you suswor If I «rite
She began gently to laugh, quite to
herself, as though enjoying a joke en
I tlrely within her owu (lersonal prlvl-
I "What Is your address In New
York?" demanded Orde.
She sank Into 11 chair near by with a
pretty uplift««»! gesture of despair.
"1 surrender!” ahe cried, and then
ahe laughed uutll the tears startl'd
from her ayes.
"Ob. you are deli
cious!” she said at last. "Well, listen
I live at 12 West Ninth street t an
you remenilier that?" Orde nodded
Two days later Orde saw the train
carry her away.
ALL OVER BODY
Itched Dreadfully. When Scratched
It would Bleed and Become Very
Sore. Could Scarcely Sleep as
the Itching was Worse at Night.
Dreaded Putting Hands in Water.
Used Cuticufd Soap and Ointment 3
Weeks. Trouble all Disappeared.
"Home time ag<> 1 had a breaking <’»'!
all ov«r in) laxi'
H ,,r*' •'•'"'i I'k"
abat we < all g<x«re «••• 1
••»«! it« l>»i dreadfully.
L* a —. ' ¡
-i « ■>
When 1 »«lui» Invi II. it
«unici bl« »1 si'«! I »»«»tne
I tried a!
must everything for th ’
lulling l ut
me much relief I cvuhl
«. areel/ alrep as the
wors" at night.
dn-ad«d putting 11“ < I
in water sn«i altre I
would wash <ll«lir»
<l" laundry aotk
that required the uae <4 othrr »"«I » th. r
were always wurae. Thia anil on for
alxiut »i» liwlitb». Thru 1 mod l utl. ma
Boa 11 and t'ulkura Olut mrot. and m
two or three weeks the trouliir all dlsai-
Iieand. I always found that my hand,
were worse (with a dry s«-alr on llwhi
after using anv cheap soai' but th"
Cuticura Knap prodix-ed »uch a »«othmg
feeling on my sain that It »«< a I'h
to u»r It. I al»<> know what w< ndejs Hi"
('utk-ura Rrnitdira have done for a
friend of mine, so I would reco«un*’Ml
them to anv one.
Harreo, fill King Rt„ Wllmlngt« •.
Del . Nov. IS. 1IM» ”
It protects noraea and cattle Io.
(.f insects, enabling the«, to
sleep in paace. It prevrtits Io .
and strength from worry <
attacks ol meecta, ami from th
ot their bites and sling«
Mt ¡«fact ion in the relief It
<tome«tie animals from the »
maddening jiarssitea ami file«. I
profit in return», Ilursos do u rs
on lew feed and cows Yield r .1» ah|
better milk when relieved f torn the (reti^
incited by constantly fighting a »»*»«4
voracious, insatiable insert»
• Four ¿»ea, SJC,
7$c sn l
A«k vour merchant for it
lluvT CM mmicai . C o . Portland. « rrfg
-.'•»« • l<l »».«•«.••■» Ow
IS.ll»» I'M » <■»••» I »rn . Sel» l*n»|W l*.««M.
sy.-wre »■■*’» •• *•» I*
il El.I'Fl I. WOItOH
la your bark lame and painful?
Does It ache, especially after ex
Is thehro a soreness In the kidney
These symptoms Indicate weak kid-
HE new firm plunged busily Into
There la danger In delay.
Weak kldneya fast get weaker.
Give your trouble prompt atten
stantly Interviewed men uf all
kinds—rivermen. mill men, con tion
’s Kidney Pills act quickly.
tractors. boat builders, hrrdware deal
They strengthen weak kidneys.
ers, pile driver captains, builders, I
Read thia Eugene testimony;
wholesale grocery men. cooks, ax men.
Mrs. Anna l-ake Willamette street
chore boys-all a little world lu Itself.
Eugene, Oregon, says:
Downstream eight miles, below the ter I had kidney trouble and I suf-1
mills, and Just beyond where the draw (cred intensely from barkache anj
bridge cream'd over to Monrovia. Dun other syinpioma of thia complaint '
can Mclxual's shipyards steamed and The ue of three boxes ot Doane's
Kidney Pills cured me and my kld
bent and bolted away at two tugboats.
H for any reuse the borsr « i<lw
The spring burst Into leaf and set neya are now doing their work pro- domestic animal rihllels s lack of rnrrgj
tled Into summer. Orde was constant
For sale by all dtalera. Price 50 proper relish for food. or sn sp;«srs<
ly on the move. Aa soon as low wa cents
Foster-Milburn Co. Buffalo. of general debility, timely aclv
ter came with midsummer lie departed New York, solo agents for the Unit tie takeo for the restoration of 1: • I k -« Ik
to Redding. Here be Jolneil a crew ed Staten.
In the natural food of our d -timtZ
which Tom North bad collected and
the name— Doan
I animals Nature provides eert»:n [■> u!ia
went to the bead of the river. Far
medicinal herbs, leaves, liark» «nd nxS
back on the headwaters he built a
which »cvm neeeaaary for tfo-ir heallk
dam. The gate operated alutply and FOIWHU HALE OF REAL I’lMH’.
Pacific Mock Food in greatly <
could be raised to let loose au entire
form la iotemled to supply the ewentn
flood, And. Indeed, this was the whole
virtue» of thoae health giving 11 »tun
purpose of the dam It created a res lowing described real property, to- retnedica and i»®pre|«are<t e«prca»ly lt>
ervolr from which could l»e freed new wit: Lot numbered Seven I d block
numbered Four, Original Plat of Eu tlioae anunala deprived by man ( then
supplies of water to eke out the drop
gene, must be sold on or before Oc natural food. Il is an alterative to«
ping spring freshets.
tober 15, 1910, to satisfy certain en which stimulate« the various ..r.«n» «1
The crew next moved down ten miles cumbrances agslnst the same. This
the laxly, promotes the secret 10 «. toon
to where the river dropped over n Is desirable property located on East
up the general w»lem an>l re«t -rr» th
rapids full of bowlders. Here were Third street, near fashionable resi
¿»ordered conditions to a normal »ut»
built a row of stone tilled log cribs In dence district snd la well Improved,
It stimulates the appetite, ittipr -ie« th
of | jq
a double row downstream to define bringing monthly rental
digestion and aaaimilation of find. ¡x:r in
the channel nnd to bold the drive in
the blood and insures a go«»I. Iival'.k)
It and away from the shallows. At tlie flee of William G. Martin, 536 Wil
tf tondition« Booklet free
falls twenty-five miles below Orde |/ur- lamette street.
llovT CUKMR.A1, Co. Portland. Ortgsi
posed bls most elaborate bit of rough
It Saved Ills I«g
The falls, only about
fifteen feet hlgu. fell strnight to n bed W,11’**/ A Swensen, of Waterto
of sheer rock. This bnd tieen eaten tiy Wl*
"Ten years of
the eddies into |>otbolea nnd crannies doctors could not cure, h id at ' t
until a jngged Irregular scoop hollow laid me up. Then Ruckle « Art.
hnd formed immediately underneath Salva cured It soonf and well’’ '.
Salt Rheum Rolls
In flood time the water roared !‘v "I"-¿J’'*.1' ‘'"‘•»’’‘I ••He» -'•<ut CAXTEJVS UTTU
through this obstruction In a torrent, iv. A. KuykerJnli.
«•sly b»S (rwly
The logs plunged end on into the
scoop hollow, bit with a crash am! SUBSCRIBE FOR THE GUARD
were spewed out below- more or less
battered. Sometimes, when the drive
brought down a hundred logs together,
they fallwl to shoot over the barrier
of the ledge. Then followed a Jam, a
bnd Jam, difficult and daiigcroux to
This condition of affairs Orde bad
Genuine —d- Signature
determined. If possible, to obviate.
"If.” Mild be to North, "we could
carry an aprou on a slant from Just
under the crest and over the potbolcs
It would sliooj both the water and the
logs off n better angle."
"Sure." agreed North, "but you’ll
have f'n; pl.icing your apron with all
that water running through. Why. It
would drown us!"
Office 22 W. Sibil., Room No. I, Up Stain
"I’ve got a notion on that,” said
Into the forest went the nxmen.
Tbs Xtralghtext tr.'en they felled,
trimmed mid dragged down trnvoy
trails they constructed. on sleds they
built for the purpose, to the banks of
the river. Here they bored the two
holes through either end to receive the
bolts when later they should be locked
together side by side in their place».
As fist ns they were prepared men
with cantbooks rolled them down tne
•lope to tLf. it is-ipw L'y /uH»
Satisfaction guaranteed. We make a specialty in men’s
e PREVENTION „
THE BEST SAFEGUARD
Make the Liver
Do its Duty
Electric Cleaning & Pressing Co.
LATEST ME FHODS
(Continued neat week.)
Alterations done promptly and reasonably.
M IUU-.. a* Ml
• ifint if ♦ woodcrfnl
MARVCI. Whirling Sor»,
Just call up and we do the rest.
*he place. Just opposite the old postoffice
Up stai:», room I
phon,. Mlin 827
V AqiiMs.1 Pyriizfre,
MR yen/ <H|ff*1«t fr* n,
M A It V E L. • opt t
otiwT. b«it •»■tul ■ranip f
lror,k-»aÄlrd. It tffw«
full perticai an and direction« ii>
▼iJ ianlo V» Indie«. M A RVEf.CO.
Woods ni Clark « Company,
J. E. HOLDER