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NEWS OF THE WEEK
General Resume of Important Events
Throughout the World.
Great Britain and
working together to avert a general
On motion o f the prosecution, four
o f the defendants in the dynamiting
cases were discharged.
Woodrow Wilson attended a session
o f the Bermuda parliament and liS'
tened to a tariff discussion between
In turning his sled to.avoid striking
some smaller boys, a Salt Lake City
lad aged 15 received injuries which
caused his death.
Three big Atlantic liners arrived in
New York in one day, all more or less
damaged by a tierce storm through
which they had passed.
A t the opening session o f congress,
Speaker Clark broke two gavels hold
ing the enthusiastic members o f the
house down to business.
P A ID
New System o f Indorsements Will
Do Away W ith Vouchers.
Washington, D. C.—The new sys
tem o f paying all persons on the Fed
eral pension rolls direct from Wash
ington instead o f through the 18 pen
sion agencies is being inaugurated by
the pension bureau. Checks are being
sent to 300,000 pensioners in the sec
tions heretofore covered by the agen
cies at Augusta, G a .; Boston, Colum
bus, Detroit, Washington and San
The personnel o f the
agencies at Indianapolis. Knoxville,
Louisville, New York, Philadelphia
and Topeka, which have completed
their November payments soon will be
brought into Washington, the first o f
the agency transfers to the pension
For the first time in history the
pensioners will be paid without the
formality o f vouchers, the checks
serving the same purpose by a re»
quirement o f indorsement by the pen
sioner in the presence o f two w it
nesses. The pensioner also must show
to the indorsers his certificates, the
number o f which must tally with the
certificate number on the checks. The
new system obviates the necessity o f
receipts from the pensioners.
TH IS STU D E N T LIV E S C H EAP
Mrs. Clara B. Colby, o f Portland,
will try to have a bill passed by con
gress allowing all women to vote for Freshman W orking at College Gets
Fat on 85 Cents a Week.
Ithaca, N. Y .— L ivin g on 85 cents
The secretary o f the treasury has
week is agreeing with Raymond
recommended the appropriation o f $2,-
132,000 for the improvement o f the Prior Sanford, o f Warwick, N. Y.,
freshman in the Cornell Agricultural
Columbia river and tributaries.
is working his way
Senator Ashurst, o f Arizona, ap
He reported that
pears on tne new congressional direc
during four weeks o f such diet, in
tory as a lumberjack, cowboy, cashier
spite o f hard study, he had gained
in a store, reporter, hodcarrier and
three and two-thirds pounds in weight.
He is 21 years old.
A Los Angeles man was stricken
‘ My food,” he said, “ consists of
blind while drinking ice cream soda, buttermilk, 3 cents a quart; skimmed
and was then robbed o f all his money milk, 2 cents a quart; stale bread, 3
by a stranger who escorted him to the cents a lo a f; peanut butter, 10 pounds
for $1.50; raisins, three pounds for 25
The first woman jury in Kansas cents; lentils, 10 cents a pound; raw
opened its deliberations by prayer, cabbage, onions, peppers, rice, oat
then, all talking at once, decided in meal and what apples I am permitted
three hours a case in which a men’ s to gather from the agricutural farm,
jury had previous'" disagreed after he said. “ I like meat, but I cannot
afford it, and professors o f home eco
two days o f balloting.
Republicans will actually be in the nomics say I do not need it to do my
minority in the next session o f con best work.
“ From October 1 to October 28, I
gained three and two-thirds pounds in
The great Harriman railroad mer weight, living on 85 cents a week.
ger, created when the Union Pacific One week my food cost 33 cents.”
bought 41! per cent o f the stock o f the
Southern Pacific, has been dissolved
JA PA N E S E C A B IN E T A T OUTS
by the Supreme court as a violation o f
the Sherman anti-trust law.
OREGON STATE NEWS IN GENERAL l b ® G t o r n m
Industrial and Educational Items o f Interest To Oregonians
A WEEK W ITH BIRDS.
D ISTR IB U TIO N IS POOR.
Special Short Courte in Poultry at Appla Expert Says Lacks o f System
O. A. C. Farmers' Weak.
Throughout Country Apparent.
Oregon Agricultural College, Cor
Hood R iv er—“ I have been attend
vallis— A special short course in poul ing the Spokane apple show and the
try farming ha* been arranged for
farmers’ week, December 9 to 14, at Portland land and apple show,” said
the Oregon Agricultural college, and Chris R. Greisen, formerly associate
Prof. James Dryden has planned an editor o f Better Fruit, who is now
interesting schedule o f daily lectures with a St. Joseph, Mo., paper. “ I
accompanied by practical demonstra
find some of the growers o f the North
Types o f poultry farming and differ west are a little pessimistic over the
ent systems o f management in the market condition* o f the present sea
various sections o f the country will be son’s apple crop. My advice to all of
discussed, and original views on d if these would be to take a trip over the
ferent poultry farms throughout the Middle West and study the ay stem of
United States will be shown.
There distribution that prevails, or rather
In my mind, that is
will also be views of plans o f service the lack o f it.
able and practical poultry houses for the great reason for the slow move
ment o f the year's apple crop.
“ During the last two months I have
Breeding for egg laying qualities
will form a prominent part o f the in- been over Nebraska, Missouri, Michi
Indiana, Western New York,
tructional work, and representatives
o f the different breeds will be shown. Ohio and other sections of the country.
Special emphasis will be placed on I find all o f the larger centers, cities
eKR-lftyinR qualities and how good lay that should not only consume apple*,
ers may be produced. In this connec but be distributing points, chock full
tion the results o f the breeding work o f fruit. Y et nowhere on the streets,
at the experiment station will be sum that is, at the stands, can one get ap
ples for much less than the usual
Hatching eggs under the hen will be price. The consumer pays all the way
compared with various artificial meth from $3.50 to $6 a box for the fruit,
ods as to efficiency on the farm, and owing to the size and grade.
“ The grower is satisfied with prices
brooding and caring for the chicks will
be studied in detail. Poultry foods for the same fruit ranging from $1.25
and egg rations will be discussed, and to $2 a box. Y e t when the consumer
Prof. Dryden will report the results has to pay these prices this is not in
o f feeding experiments at the station. creasing the demand for apples, nor is
The preparation o f fowl* for market it aiding with the distribution. There
will be given some attention, both as is too much profit made between the
to fattening methods and fattening time the fruit leaves the grower and
rations, and as to ways o f killing and the time it finds its way into the
dressing the fowls.
Marketing poul hands o f the consumer.”
try products will also engage the at
C O M PE N SATIO N BILL READY.
tention o f the visiting farmers. Mr.
Dryden has made a careful study of
the good and poor methods o f handling Measure Provides Payment for Every
egg», candling and grading, packing
Kind o f Industrial Injnry.
and shipping to market, and the prac
Salem — The workmen’s compensa
tical demonstrations w ill cover all
tion bill, drafted by the commission
appointed by Governor West, is now
CHEMAW A HERD IMPROVED.
Modern Fquipment to Ce Provided
and Instruction Broadened.
completed and will be submitted to
the governor at once.
I t provides for life payments to a
workman totally disabled in a hazard
ous industry, and for life payments to
a widow of a workman killed in such
an industry. Payments are provided
for all manner o f accidents. All em
ployers in hazardous industries come
under the provision* o f the bill, unless
they elect to abide hy the provisions
o f the present laws.
The fund is raised similar to the
Washington state plan. The employer
pays 3 per cent o f his wage rolls into
the fund, the laborer one-half o f one
per cent o f his wages, and the state
pays an amount equal to that paid by
Chemawa — The dairy herd at the
Salem Indian school has been improv
ed by the addition o f ten fine Holstein
cattle recently purchased by Superin
tendent Harry E. Wadsworth. The
W ar Minister Insists on Increase school herd for many years has not
furnished sufficient milk for the stu
o f Forces in Corea.
moned Bryan to a conference after his
dents, owing to the inferior grade of
vacation in Bermuda is over.
cows. Superintendent Wadsworth in
over the refusal o f the minister of tends to have a dairy herd o f excep
Senator Chamberlain, o f Oregon, war, Lieutenant General Uyehera, to tional quality ample to furnish the
favors putting soldiers’ homes under accept a cabinet decision rejecting the students with plenty of milk.
control o f the War department.
scheme for increasing the military
The dairy barn will be remodeled
forces in Corea.
along modern ideas and equipped with
Kidnappers made away with the two
A fte r several extraordinary sittings iron stanchions, concrete silos and
T O P R O TE C T S T O C K .
daughters o f a rich Mexican mine Premier Sainonji informed the war
other modern improvements.
owner residing in Galveston, Texas.
minister that the cabinet adhered to
Instruction to be given the boys in
General Uyehera indi dairying is along practical lines. Need o f Live Stock Sanitary Board
cated his decision to resign.
Urged By Dr. Withycomba.
They will be taught how to care for
blocked the efforts o f Japan to obtain
It is doubtful whether the emperor and feed the dairy cow and the proper
a steamship coaling station in Hawaii.
Portland — That Oregon is in sad
will accept the resignation.
care o f milk, as well as how to make need o f a state live stock sanitary
The press and the general public butter and the growing o f feed.
The steamer Burin lay disabled for
board, because of inefficient work in
two days in the Gulf o f Georgia, pass support the cabinet. Lieutenant Gen
the state veterinarian’s office, was the
ing ships ignoring her signals o f dis
SHERM AN S T U D E N T S TRY.
contention o f Dr. James Withycombe,
o f war April 3, 1912, to succeed Gen
o f the Oregon Agricultural college ex
eral Ishomoe, whose death occurred
Servia has taken possession o f Du- the previous day.
County Soon to Become Famous for périment station, in his address at a
meeting o f the legislative committee
razzo, a seaport in Albania, ignoring
Poultry, Writes Teacher.
o f live stock breeders o f Oregon at
the Albanian proclamation o f inde
the Portland commercial club.
letter relative to the poultry contest, also urged a closer federation o f the
Defendants in the dynamite cases
Thief Caught W orking With Suc the school children o f Oregon,” writes agricultural interests o f the state,
have been placed under increased
state assistance for an exhibit of
tion Device on Arm Stump*.
W. C. Bryant, of Moro, to Superin stock and agricultural produce at the
bonds, which they find difficult to get,
and all may have to return to jail.
Philadelphia — Patsy Wendell, 21
years old, was sent to the county pris is especially adapted to a few things
Five hundred thousand school child
on Monday for six months.
Southern Pacific Under Fire
ren o f California have sent a petition a handless thief, whose specialty is a reasonably mild climate, with no
Salem —Complaint* that the South
to Philadelphia asking the loan o f the picking pockets.
He was caught in
Liberty Bell to the Panama-Pacific the crowds along Broad street, deftly along similar lines, this county should ern Pacific, in installing private road
crossings, is compelling the signing of
fair in 1915.
shoving the stump o f his arm into the become as well known for its poultry ironclad contracts, ia the burden of
numerous complaints being received
Snow storms and universally cold pockets o f men and the handbags o f draft horses.”
by the State Railroad commission. It
weather swept the Southern states, fashionably gowned women.
He had a rubber suction device at
is charged that the road in these con
many points in Texas and Mexico be
ing as cold, or colder, than Canada on tached to his mouth which appeared as contest and states that while other tracts absolves itself from all liability
though he was vending toy balloons
and from any damages which may be
and with the tube running into the entries will not be excluded, the sustained on such crossings; that the
arm stumps. He is an old offender.
individuals are compelled to bear the
Three wallets, $30 and two mesh bags poultry.
expense of installing the crossings and
were found in his coat.
that many other obnoxiuos clauses are
OREGON EXHIBIT SCORES.
Wheat Track prices: Club, 77ft/
The commission has re
78c; bluestem, 80(3 81c; forty-fold, 1915 Race Goes to San Francisco
ceived a complaint from Winchester
78c; red Russian, 75c; valley, 79c.
Los Angeles —San Francisco w ill be
in regard to the morning service on
Corn Whole, $36; cracked, $37 ton. the scene o f the proposed 1915 inter
the Southern Pacific out o f that point.
MUlstufTs Bran, $22.50 ton.
Minneapolis — The second annual
national yacht race, according to a
Feed, $24.50ft/25 per ton;
Class Studies Oregon History.
definite statement by Sir Thomas Lip- Northwestern exposition came to a
brewing, nominal; rolled, $27ft/28.
close with the celebrating o f “ Idaho
Oregon Agricultural College, Cor
Oats No. 1 white, $26 ton.
ern California enthusiasts, regarding day.” N ext year’ s session probably vallis—"Something new in instruc
Hay Timothy, choice, $16.50ft/17
the probability o f building a yacht to will be held in some Eastern city.
ton; oat and vetch, $12; alfalfa, $12;
Announcement was made that Leon tional method ia being tried at the
with a syndicate craft here,
clover, $10; straw, $6ft/7.
ard & Ballentyne, o f Glendive, Mont., Oregon Agricultural college in the his
tory classes under Prof. J. B. Horner.
Fresh Fruits Apples, 50ft/ $1.50 per
would be the big race o f the year, so had won first prize for the best bushel The course in Oregon history intro
box; pears, 75cft/$1.50; grapes, $1.35
far as he is concerned. It is believed of flax and that Crook county, in the duced this year is being worked out on
ft/1.50; Malagas, $8 per barrel; cran
that the Southern California yachts Oregon Colonization company's ex a unique plan. Each member o f the
berries, $11.50 per barrel; casabas,
will build a yacht to represent I»)» hibit was awarded the silver cup for class has chosen a subject relative to
$2.50 per dozen.
Angeles in the San Francisco regatta. the best display of forage planta.
some phase of Oregon history, and is
Onions Oregon, 90cft/$l per sack.
preparing to talk to the class one
Jobbing prices: Bur
Klamath Mill Record* Big Cut,
period. The lectures will be illus
banks, 65ft/75c per hundred; sweet po
Klamath Falls —- The Pelican Bay trated with photographs thrown upon
Washington, D. C. Chairman Sul-
tatoes, 1 jft/2c per pound.
wall by stereopticon.
Vegetables Beans, 12c; cabbage,
lc ; cauliflower, $1.75 per crate; cel o f the house ami governor-elect of down for the winter this week, has
Grade to Be Made Passable,
ery, $3.50 per crate; cucumbers, 50ft/ New York, in a statement here said cut over 18,000,000 feet o f lumber
60c |ier dozen; eggplant, 10c per that a new treaty with Russia was be since starting about the middle of
Eugene — Through the effort* of
pound; head lettuce, $2.25 per crate;
M»rch say* Mr. Mortensen, the mana- Clyde R. Seitz, supervisor o f the Cas
peas, 12Jc pound; pepi*»rs, 10c pound; States would “ take no step backward" ger, who will leave shortly for his cade national forest, the forestry de
He hopes the partment has appropriated $1260 to be
radishes, 15ft/20c per dozen; sprouts,
Mr. mill will cut over 25,000,000 next sea used on the county road leading
8c; tomatoes, $1.50 per box,; garlic, against American
“ No treaty will son, and says that the loggers have through the reserve near the summit
5ft/6c pound; pumpkins, l j c pound; Sulzer continued:
turnips. 75c per sack; carrots, 75c; meet the approval o f congress unless cut over 20,000,000 feet of logs so fnr o f the Cascade mountains.
all passport* are recognized, regard this year and will considerably in will be used on a dangerous part of
beets, 75c; parsnips, 75c.
Kggs Fresh locals, candled, 45c
the road known as Dead Horse grade.
doctrine o f expatriation is recognized. ” holds off until the holidays.
per dozen; Eastern, 22^ft/32|c.
This sum, together with $1776.75,
Oregon creamery, cubes
which is Lane county’* regular allow
Women to Go to Polls.
35|c per |K>und; prints 36Jft/37c.
Malheur Grows Good Corn.
ance from the forestry department for
Pork Fancy lOJft/11c pound.
Boston- Women will take a promi
Vale— That corn as well as other use on roads, will go a long way
Veal Fancy 134(9 14c pound.
nent part in this month's city elec kinds o f products can be raised to ad- toward putting this road in fine shape,
Poultry Hens 12ft/ 13c pound; broil tions in Massachusetts. More women vantage in'Malheur county is shown
ers 12ft/13c; turkeys live 20c; dressed probably will go to the polls than ever by the report from the Lenoir farm
Eastern Fruil Market Glutted.
choice, 22ft/23c; ducks, 124 ft* 14c; before, although the law permits them near Brogan. More than 100 bushels
Freewater — J. H. Hall, o f Free
to vote only for school board candi was raised to the acre.
This js con water, who has been East in the in
The present registration i* sidered an exceptional yield in a corn- terests o f the Milton-Freewater Fruit
Hops 1912 crop, prime and choice, date*.
14ft/ 16c pound.
nearly double that o f former years. raising country. On the Smith farm Growers’ union, reports to the direc
14ft/ 18c Fourteen Massachusetts cities will potatoes were grown which tipped the tors o f the union that the Eastern
214ft/224c; mohair, hold their elections on Tuesday o f next scales at six and a quarter pounds, markets are glutted and will remain
week. 15 will elect a week later, and while rye went 21 bushels to the acre. so for some time. Few sales could be
Cattle Choice steers $6.85fti 7 ;good, two soon after that.
The fruit exhibit from Brogan at the male direct and nearly every carload
$6.50ft/6.85; medium steers, $6</i6.25;
county fair in Ontario captured first is going by auction.
Frayne, Aeronaut, Killed.
choice cows, $6ft/6.50; good, $5.50
ft/ 5.75; medium. $4 . 50f<( 5.25; choice
Penitentiary Guard Goes.
Jacksonville, Fla. Richard Frayne,
calve*, $7..10(<(8; good heavy calves, an aeronaut o f I»)Well, Mass, fell 2000
S70.000 Deal Made at Va'e.
Salem—Sleeping at his post while
$6(>/7: bull», $3(»5; »tag», $5<>i6.
feet here Sunday afternoon and was
Vale— One of the biggest real ea- guarding 16 men in th e‘ foundry at the
heavy, instantly killed. Three thousand per tete deals rver known in Jordan valley state penitentiary cost R. J. Woolery
sons witnessed the accident.
The was concluded last week, when Jerry his position.
Incidentally hie dis-
Sheep Yea. .ngs, $4.25(>i5; weth aeronaut was thrown from [his seat in Shca. sold his farm to Greg Valssquei charge was the first act of authority
ers, $3.60(«4.75; ewe*, $3(»4; lambs, the parachute immediately after he for $70,000. The farm contains 320 on the part o f B. K. Lawson, the new
cut loose from the balloon.
acres and is well improved.
EOJEmUXS ML DRJ0D5AM
A U T H O R o r T H E G A M E A N D TME C AI1PLE
/u i/ jm rm j w
T h a s to ry opens on L o n _ g Island, n ear
Y o rk
w h ere
E m ily
K fren ch, a
re la tiv e o f E th an F fren eh ,
m a n u fa ctu rer o f the celeb ra ted " M e r
c u ry ”
a u tom obile, loses h er w ay.
ca r has stopped and h er cousin, D ick
F fren eh . Is too muddled w ith drink to
d irect It arigh t. T h e y m eet an oth er ca r
by a p rofession al ra cer
nam ed E s t r a n g e .
T h e la tte r Axes up
the F fren eh ca r and d irects M iss F fren cn
h om ew ard.
b french has disin h erited his son. w ho
In form s E m ily
p lain ly that he would like to h ave her
m a rry D ick, w ho Is a good-natu red but
Irrespon sible fello w .
It appears that a
partn er o f E th an F fren eh w a n tin g an e x
pert to ra ce w ith the “ M e r c u ry " at auto
events, has en geged L estra n ge , and at
the F fren eh fa c to ry E m ily encounters the
you ng man. T h e y r e fe r p lea sa n tly to
their m eetin g when D ick com es alon g and
recogn izes the you ng racer.
the w a y L es tra n g e Ignores th eir first
m eeting when he appeared to a d isa d
CHAPTER IV.— (Continued).
one who would care. And Uncle
Ethan seems severe and hard, but It
grieves him all the time. His only
son was not a good man; he lives
abroad with bis wife, who was an ac
tress before he married her. You
knew that?” aa he moved.
“ I heard something of It I d the vil
lage." Lestrange admitted gravely
“ Please do not think me fond of gos
sip; I could not avoid It- But I should
not have Imagined this a family likely
to make low marriages ”
"It never happened before. I never
saw that cousin, nor did Dick; but he
was always a disappointment, always.
Uncle Ethan has told me. And Blnce
he failed, and Dick falls, there Is only
"Y ou !”
She nodded, her Up quivering.
Not as a substitute— 1
am not fit for that—but to find a sub
stitute. I have promised my uncle to
marry the firBt one who is able to be
The silence was absolute. Lestrange
neither moved nor spoke, gazing down
at her bent head with an expression
blending many shades
"It Is a duty; there Is no one ex
cept me," she added "Only sometimes
I grow—to dislike It too much. I am
so selfish that sometimes I hope a sub
stltute will never come."
Her voice died away. It wag done;
she, Emily Ffreneh, had deliberately
confided to this stranger that which
an hour before she would have be
lieved no one could force from her
lips In articulate speech. And she
neither regretted nor was ashamed,
although there was time for full reali
zation before Lestrange answered.
"I did not believe," he said, "that
such things could be done. It Is non
It Is the kind of situation.
Miss Ffreneh, where any man la Justi
fied in Interfering. I beg you will
leave the affair In my hands and think
no more of such morbid self sacri
Stupefied, Emily flung back her
head, staring at him.
"In your hands?”
"Since there are none better. It ap
pears Why." his vivid face questioned
her full and stralgbtly, "you didn't Im
agine that any man living could hear
what you are doing, and paBS on?”
“ My uncle knows—”
“ Your uncle— la not for me to crltl-
Etnlly (at quit« helplsaity, hi
black with excitement. Slowly recol
lection flowed back to her of A change
In Dick elnce hte light contact with
Lestrange; hts avoidance of evea oc
casional highballs, bis awakening In
terest In the clean eport of the races,
and hla half-wistful admiration for the
"I almost believe you could,” ehe
"I can," repeated Lestrange. “ Only,”
he openly smiled, “ It will be hard on
It wae the touch needed, the anti
dote to sentiment. Emily laughed
with him, laughed In sheer mischief
and relief and leap of youth.
"You will be gentle— poor D ickie!”
“ I'll be gentle. He Is coming now,
I think.” He took a step nearer her.
"You will leave this In my care, whol
ly? You » t i l not trouble about—a
"I will leave It with you. But you
are forgetting your own doctrine; you
ure taking some one elae'e work to
"Pardon, I am merely making
Ffreneh do his work. I have seen a
little more of him than you perhaps
know; I understand what I am under
taking Moreover, I would forget a
great many doctrines to Bet you free."
“ Free?" she echoed; aha had the
sensation of being suddenly confront
ed with an open door Into the unex
“ Free," he quietly reasserted. "Free
to live your owu life and draw un
hampered breath, nud to decide the
great question when It comes, with
thought only of yourself.’’
She drew back; a prescient dismay
fell sharply across her late relief, a
panic crossed with strange delight.
"He's off," called Dick, emerging
from the park. "I made Anderson
take him down with the limousine. At
least, Rupert I b driving while Ander
son sits alongside and holds on; when
they came to the turn In the avenue,
your previous mechanician took tt full
speed and then apologized for going
so slowly because, as he said, he was
an amateur and likely to upset. Is he
really a good driver, Lestrange."
"Pretty fair,” returned Lestrange
serenely, from his seat on the edge of
the ditched machine. “ When I’m not
using him, he’s employed as one of
the factory car testors; and when
we’re racing I give him the wheel If
I want to fix anything However, I’m
obliged to that steering-knuckle for
breaking here Instead of leaving me
to a long wait In the wilds. Come
down to thq shop tomorrow at six, and
Rupert and 1 will even up by.taklng
you for a run.”
"W ho; me? You're asking me?”
“ Why not? It's exhilarating.”
Dick removed his hat and ran hla
fingers through bis hair, gratification
and alarm mingling In his expression
with somewhat the effect of the smalt
boy who Is first invited Into a game
with hts older brother's clique.
"You—er, wouldn’t smash me up?”
Rupert got up, his dark, malign lit
tle face twisted.
“ If I'd broken a leg they’d have
sent a cart for me.” he mourned
"Now I’ll have to walk, and I ain’t
used to it. Hard luck!"
“ If you go around to the stables
they will give you my pony cart."
Emily offered Impulsively. “ You,” her
dimpling smile gleamed out. “ you once
put a tire on for me, you know. Please
let me return the service.”
Rupert's black eyes opened, a slow
grin of appreciation crinkled streaks
of dust and oil as he surveyed the
" I ’ll put tires on every wheel you
run Into control, day and night shifts.”
he acknowledged with sweet cordial
lty. "But I'm no horse-chauffeur,
thanks; I guess I'll walk."
"He Is a gentle pony.” she remon
strated. “ Any one can drive him.”
He turned a side glance toward the
"That’s all right, but I'm used to be
ing killed other ways. I ’ll be going.”
“ Jacl^ Rupert, do you mean to tell
me that you will race with Lestrange
every season, and yet you’re afraid to
drive a fat cob?” cried the delighted
“ I’m not telling anything. I had a
chum who was pitched out by a horse
he lost control of and broke his neck.
I’m taking no chances."
“ How many men have you seen
break their necks out of autos?"
“ That’s In business," pronounced
Rupert succinctly. "I'm going on, Dar
ling; It's only a two-mlle run.”
“ Here, wait," Dick urged. “Emily,
I'll stroll around to the stables with
him and make one of the men drive
him down. You don't mind my leav
"No," Emily answered. " I will wait
She might have walked back alone.
If she had chosen. But Instead she
sat down on a boulder near the hedge,
folding her hands In her lap like a de
mure child. The house was so dull, so
with this fresh, wind-tossed outdoors
and Lestrange In his vigor of life and
glamour of ultra-modern adventure.
"You and Mr. Ffreneh are very
good,” Lestrange said presently. "I am
afraid I appreciate It more than Ru
"Is he really afraid of horses?”
"I should not wonder; I never tried
him But he Is amazingly truthful."
Their eyes met across the strip of
sunny «road as they smiled; again
Emily felt the sudden confidence, the
falling away of all constraint before
the direct clarity of hts regard.
You won your race,” she said Ir
relevantly. " I was glad, Blnce you
"Thank you,” he returned with
equal simplicity. "But I did not want
It that way, so far as I was con
’Yet, It was the next step?”
"Yes, It was the next step I meant
that one does not care to be victor
because the leading cars were wreck
ed. There la no elation In defeating
driver who lies out on the course.
But, aa you say. It helped my pur
pose You,” he hesitated for the right
phrase, “ yon are most kind to recall
that I have a purpose.”
It was the convent-bred Emily who
“ You Are Most Kind.»
looked back at him, earnest-eyed, ex-
elze. But do not ask any other man
” 1 haven't smashed up Rupert or
I have thought of It often. Every to let you go on.”
myself, so far If you feel timid, nev
one else that I know just Uvea the
Her Ideas reeling, she struggled for er mind, of course; I'll take my usual
way things happen—there are only a comprehension.
few people who grasp things and
"You. what could you do?" she mar
Dick flushed all over his plump face,
make them happen. That la real veled. "The substitute— ”
the Ffreneh blood up at last.
work; so many of ua are Just given
“ There won’t be any substitute," re
“ I was only Joking.” he hastily ex
work we do not want— ” she broke plied Lestrange with perfect coolness plained. “I l l come. It's only that
“ I shall train Dick Ffreneh to do hla you're so confoundedly reckless some
“I f we do not want the work, It la work.”
Lestrange, and— But I’ll
probably not our own,” said Le-
strange. "Unless we have brought It
“ I can, and I will.”
Lestrange gave his fine, glinting
on ouraelvea by a fault we must un
“ He can not—”
smile as he rose to salute Emily.
do— I need not speak of that to you.
“ Oh. yes. he can; he Is Just Idle and
“ AH right. If you don't get down to
One must not make the mistake of as spoiled," the firm Ups act more firmly.
the factory In time. I ’ll call for you," •
suming some one else’s work.”
"H e shall take his place, I can handle he promised
He spoke gently, almost as if with him.”
(T O BE C O N TIN U E D .)
a clairvoyant reading of her tendency
But may not some one else'a fault
be given us to undo?” she asked eag
erly. "May not their work be forced
Because Scotch Policeman Is Not Po players contend, any self-respecting
“ No.” he answered.
liceman en Sunday ' v /ea
policeman, If called upon, would do
“ No?” bewildered.
” 1 don't think ao. Each one of us
haa enough with hla own. at leaat ao
Will Jaxone, who plays the part of
When Is a policeman not a police the policeman. Insists that, although
It seems to me. Most of us die be
man? This la a question that has se he has had no pdFsonal experience
fore we finish It.”
Emily paused, contending with the riously agitated the Scotch player* with Scotch policemen, he has had a
loneliness and doubts which Impelled appearing In "Bunty” at the Comedy social acquaintance with many of
her to ipeech. the feminine yearning theater. New York, elnce they re them, and that the word "policeman”
to let another decide her problems ceived a letter from a distinguished la the only description o f these men
Tble other's nonchalant strength of resident Scotchman. In the letter be be haa ever heard. Also Oraham
objected to the uee of the word “ po Moffat, the author, has also used the
decision allured her uncertainty.
”1 am dlacouraged.” she confessed liceman” In "Bunty.” and suggested word “ policemen" In the actors' lines.
"And tired. I—there Is no reason that "bailiff” or "eherlff" be used In
"When we were boys we nil had •
he Insisted, good deal to do with a policeman.”
why I should not speak of I t You stead.
know Dick, how he can do nothing In would never be beard In Scotland.
says George Ingleton. the stage man
the factory or bualnea*. or In the
Scotch policemen. In certain com ager.
pieces where e Ffreneh should stand munities. do not work on the Sabbath
However, the point mnde by tha
All this must fall Into the bends of There Is no such thing ns a Sunday writer of tha letter Is not settled, be
strangers, to b» broken and forgotten, policeman In Scotland, but upon any cause a Scotch policeman Is not • po
when my uncle dies, for laok of soae extraordinary occasion, the Scotch liceman on Sunday.
Bit of a Scotch Puzzle