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About The Forest Grove express. (Forest Grove, Or.) 1916-1918 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 23, 1916)
round by the garden. She found the drew a deep breath as Blanche and be
pool old dog quite disconsolate In a turned back toward the river
“ First time of prompting, I expect!”
more canine kennel In a corner of the
one that was really worthy of the he whispered. “ But there’s hope If
j more formidable carnivora. There was Savags is their strongest witness.
“ Only listen to that dog,
every sign of his being treated as the
; dangerous dog that Blanche, Indeed. Blanche, as they passed the yard.
had heard he was; the outer bars were
[ further protected by wire netting,
which stretched like a canopy over
the whole cage; but Blanche let her
self In with as little hesitation as she
Hilton Toye was the kind of Ameri
j proceeded to beard the poor brute can who knew London as well as most
In hla Inner lair. And he never even Londoners, and some other capitals a
ERNEST w / h ORNUNG
* barked at her; he Just lay whimpering good deal better than their respective
| with his tearful nose between his two citizens of corresponding Intelligence.
front paws, as though his dead master His travels were mysteriously but en
A uthor of
had not left him to the servants all viably interwoven with business; he
** The A mal fur Cracksman,'
had an air of enjoying himself, and at
Blanche coaxed and petted him un th; same time making money to pay
til she almost wept herself; then sud for his enjoyment, wherever he went.
denly and without warning the dog His hotel days were much the same all
| showed his worst side. Out he leaped over Europe: many appointments, but
from wooden sanctuary, almost knock abundant leisure.
As, however, he
ing her down, and barking horribly, never spoke about his own affairs un
but not at Blanche. She followed his less they were also those of the lis
C azalet, on th e ateam er K a is e r F r its , Infuriated eyes; and the back door tener— and not always th_n—half his
hom ew ard bound from A u stralia, cries way framed a dusty and grimy figure, acquaintances had no idea how he
out In h is sleep th at H en ry C raven , who
just climbing Into full length on the made his money, and the other half
ten y e a r s before had ruined his fa th e r
and h im self, is dead, and finds th at H il cellar stairs, which Blanche had some wondered how he spent his time. Of
ton T o ye, who s h a re s the stateroom with difficulty In Identifying with that of
his mere Interests, which were many.
him, kn o w s C rav en and also B lan ch e
M acnalr, a fo rm er neighbor and p la y Cazalet.
Toye made no such secret; but it was
W hen the d a lly papers come
"W ell, you really are a Sweep!” she quite Impossible to deduce a main In
aboard at Southam pton T o ye read s th at
C raven h as been m urdered and ca lls cried when she had slipped out Just dustry from the by-products of his
C a x a le t's dream second sigh t. He th in ks In time, and the now savage dog was
of doing a little a m a te u r detective work
on the case him self. In the train to tow n still butting and clawing at his bars.
Criminology, for example, was. an
they d iscu ss the m urder, which w as com “ How did you come out. and where
obvious by-product; It was no morbid
mitted at C a z a le t’s old home. T oye h ears
from C az alet th at Bcruton. who had been are the enemy?”
taste In Hilton Toye, but a scientific
C a x a le t's friend and the scap ego at for
“ The old way," he answered. "1 left hobby that appealed to his mental
C rav en 's dish o n esty, h as been released
C ax alet goes down the them down there.”
And subtle he was, yet
river and m eets B lan ch e.
T o ye also
"And what did you find?”
with strange simplicities; grave and
comes to see her and tells C asalet th at
Bcruton h a s been arrested , but a s he
“ I’ll tell you later. I can’t hear my dignified, yet addicted to the expres
doenn t b elieve the old clerk Is g u ilty he
sive phraseology of his less enlight
Is go in g to ferret out the m urderer. voice for that infernal dog."
C azalet and B lan ch e go to C a x a le t's old
The dreadful barking followed them ened countrymen; naturally sincere,
home and meet Mr. D rln k w ater o f S c o t
land Y ard . C asa le t goes with D rln k w a out Into the yard, and round to the and yet always capable of some In
ter to the library whore Hie m urder w as
com m itted, sh ow s him a secret p a ssag e right, past the tradesmen’s door, to
he knew o f a s a boy.
the verge of the drive. Here they met
The appeal of a Blanche Macnalr to
an elderly man In a tremendous hurry such a soul needs no analysis. She
—an unstable dotard who Instantly had struck through all complexities to
CH APTER VII—Continued.
abandoned whatever purpose he had the core, such as It was or as she
"Oh, that was as easy as pie; I’d formed, and came to anchor In front might make it. As yet she could only
eften explored them. Do you remem of them with rheumy eyes and twitch admire the character the man had
shown, though It had upset her none
ber the row I got Into, Blanche, for ing wrinkles.
“ Why, If that Isn’t Miss Blanche!” the less. At Engelberg he had pro
taking you with me once and simply
he quavered. “ Do you hear our Boy. posed to her "Inside of two weeks,"
ruining your frock?”
said m,88? I ha’n’t heard that go on like as he had admitted without compunc
"I remember the frock!
that since the night that happened!" tion at the time. It had taken him,
Then Cazalet Introduced himself to he said, about two minutes to make
It was her last contribution to the
develop the old gardener whom he had known up his mind; but the following sum
ments not only put an end to the fur- all his life; and by rights the man mer he had laid more deliberate siege.
ther exchange of ancient memories, should have wept outright, or else In accordance with some old Idea that
but rendered It presently Impossible emitted a rustic epigram laden with she had let fall to soften her first re
by removing Cazalet from the scene wise humor. But old Savage hailed fusal. The result had been the same,
with the two detectives. Almost with from silly Suffolk, and all his life he only more explicit on both sides. She
out warning all three disappeared had belled his surname, but never the had denied him the least particle of
down the makeshift trap-door cut by alliterative libel on his native county. hope, and he had warned her that she
ono of them us a schoolboy In his He took the wanderer’s return very had not heard the last of him by any
much as a matter of course, very means, and never would till she mar
as though he had never been ried another man. This had incensed
She hardly even knew how It hap
pened. The little place was so small away at all, and was demonstrative her at the time, but a great deal less
that she never saw the hole until It only In his further use of the East on subsequent reflection; and such
was the position between that pair
had engulfed two of the trio; the third Anglian pronoun.
“ That’s a long time since we fared when Toye and Cazalet landed in Eng
explorer. Mr. Drlnkwater himself, had
very courteously turned her out of the to see you. Mus’ Walter.” said he; land from the same steamer.
On this second day ashore, as Caza
library before following the others. "that’s a right long time! And now
And he had said so very little before here’s a nice kettle of fish for you let sat over a late breakfast In Jer-
hand for her to hear, and so quickly to find! But I seen the man, Mus’ myn street, Toye sent In his card and
prevented Cazalet from saying any Walter, and we’U bring that home to was permitted to follow it, rather to
his surprise. He found his man frank
thing at all, that she simply could not him, never you fea r!”
think what any of them were doing
“ Are you sure that you saw him?” ly divided between ktdneys-and-bacon
under the floor.
asked Blanche, already under Caza and the morning paper, but In a hearty
mood. Indicative of amends for his
Under her very feet she heard them let’s Influence on this point.
moving as she waited a bit In the hail;
Savage looked cautiously toward great heat in yesterday’s argument.
then she left the house by way of the the house before replying; then he A plainer indication was the down
servants' quarters, of course without lowered his voice dramatically. "Sure. right yet sunny manner In which Caza
holding any communication with those Miss Blanche. Why, I see him that let at once returned to the contentious
mutineers, nnd only Indignant that night as plain as 1 fare to see Mus’
"Well, my dear Toye, what do you
Mr. Drlnkwater should have requested Walter now !"
think of It now?”
her not to do so.
"1 should have thought it was too
“ I was going to ask you what you
It was a long half hour that followed dark to see anybody properly,” said
for Blanche Macnalr, but she passed It Blanche, and Cazulet nodded vigorous thought, but 1 guess I can see from
ly to himself.
“ I think the police are rotters for
She turned her wholesome mind to
"Dark, Miss Blanche? Why, there
dogs, which In Borne wavs she knew was broad daylight, and If that wasn’t not setting him free last night!"
better and trusted further than men. there were the lodge lights on to see
"Yes. Of course, the case'll break
There was a dog at Uplands, and as him by!” His stage voice fell a sepul
yet she had seen nothing of him; he chral semitone. "But 1 see him again down when It comes on next week but
lived In a large kennel lu the yard, at the station this very afternoon, I they oughtn’t to wait for that They’ve
no right to detain a man In custody
for he was a large dog nnd rather did!
1 promised not to talk about
friendless But Blanche knew him by that—you’ll keep that a secret If I tell when the bottom's out of their case
sight, and had felt always sorry for e somethin’ ?— but I picked him out
"But— but the papers claim they’ve
of half a dozen at the first time of found the very things they were
The large kennel was Just outside askin’ ! ”
Toye looked non
the back door, which wns at the top
Savage said this with a pleased and plused, as well he might, by an appar
of the cellar steps nnd at the bot ' acuous grin, looking Cazalet full In
ently perverse Jubilation over such in
tom of two or three leading Into the the face; his rheumy eyes were red
scullery: hut Blanche, of course, went ns the sunset they faced; and Cazalet
“ They haven't found the missing
INTO THE ARMY I oca- Hlgsbee Bcehigs leaped to bis ho stood at Appomattox. Stonewall
feet In desperation.
ackson had won a military record for
"Excuse me a moment," he said all time before be was killed at thtr-
Inside History of Circumstance That
hastily and ran out of the place with ly-mne.
Made Hlgsbee Beehlge a Defender
out stopping for his hat and enlisted,
of Hie Country.
Von Molke was the exception, as he
leaving Mabel with the Ice cream bilk was seventy when. -45 years ago this
— Detroit Free Press.
summer, he trapped the armies of
The evening that Hlgsbee Reehlgs.
trance in six weeks. But these seem
rattling bla 44 cents In bis right-hand
Old Men Are on Top.
trousers pocket, took Mabel Bhear-
to be the day. when age get. the
Oldish men still remain on top In plums,
boum around to get a plate of Ice
this war after a year of hard fighting
Didn't our governor lust designate
cream he hud absolutely no thought of
The four conspio ious commanders are
. . . . . nf fh
------------- | ■* Pennsylvania's
g re.te.t men
enlisting In the army commissary.
" h. Yon Hlndenburg one seventy-three, another seventy
"What kind will you have?” he
and Urand Duke Nicholas of the Rus
“ You ehould sty what klnde. not sians. All are well up In the sixties.
what kind." ehe corrected him gently.
" I think HI try every kind tftey>e g o t C a lw r w a . Y ytn n rm sn 'w h eTbiT lB
H . k t W ont that be . lark?”
Alexander wee . no, | .he Such
beaux! girl as Mabel la and
“ You mustn't I" he crleo.
And she started by ordering
chocolate, persimmon and rhubarb
“ Let It go at that, plea.a," be Hn
“ it’s not being done by
gan on the rhubarb When ehe wee
halfw ay through the second order, of
»U eap pih glycerin. oUe. Ice and u p t
he w„ lh)rty aad'™
an<j Wellington were only 'forty-sti
when they met at Waterloo to- the
i* ,t B fht either ever witnessed.
When Baby Is Feverish.
Nothing is better than a sponge
bath with eight ounces of alcohol
*“ ; a “
was not yet fifty six when Cornwallis
Prick the a Dni..
«uirendered to him hie army at York
When baking aoDles c r ic k th
, 0 . .
Grant w .. 0 . 1 , fort, ’brae m ; with a fork and the, . ¿ T T ot bura't
cap!" crowed Cazalet
have found Is Craven’s
keys, and the silver-mounted trun
cheon that killed him. But they found
them in a place where they couldn t
possibly have been put by the ma
identified as Scruton!"
"Say, where was that?" askea leys
with great Interest. "My paper on *
says the things were found, not
are under-eize, under.*.
With pinched faces and poor b l j *
do not compUia but appetlte
have no ambition and do not w 5
Such children need the rich .
nourishment in Scoff’»
everything else; its pure c o d u ^ '
tains nature’s own blood-f0nma. ,
building fats which quickly sho, 1 \
cheeks, better appetite, firm
"No more does mine, but 1 can tell
you. because 1 helped to find em-
You don’t say!
If your children are __
“You’ll never grasp where.” contra-
mtf'h cold easily i 1
ued Cdzalet. “ In the foundations un- when
der the house!”
their studies difficult, give them
Details followed In all fullness; the ^ f x . o n ; it supphe8 the VWy
listener mignt have had a part In the m.mts that their systems lack.
Uplands act of yesterday’s drama,
Scott a tm ulnon contains no jk._
might have played in the library scene and is so good for growing children,!
with his adored Miss Blanche, so viv- pity to keep ,t from them.
idly was every minute of that crowd- u-47
Scott A Bow ne. Bloomfield, n . j
e i hour brought home to him. He was
not so sure that he had any v®r* de°.
E|m Leaf Beet(e Wor#t
nite conception of the foundations °*
an English house.
0reSon Agricultural College, (
“ Ours were like ever so many little vallis—The elm leaf beetle, which
tiny rooms.” said Cazalet, “ where I already become a serious pest in
couldn’t stand nearly upright even as nomaii county, Oregon, and thri
a small boy without giving my head a t0 spread to other parts of the ,
crack against the ground floors. They may he effectively controlled bv they
led Into one another by a lot of little arsenate spray applied to the ft
manholes— tight fits even for a boy, The proper spray fairly applied 1
but nearly fatal to the boss police right time to every portion of thil
fested trees will hold the pest J
lutely in check, says A. L. Lovettj
Hilton Toye, edging in his word, tomologist at the Agricultural Colli
said he guessed he visualized—but just Commercial
where had those missing things been should be used at the rate of thru,
five pounds of the paste to fifty]
"Three or four compartments from Ions of water.
the first one under the library," said should be given, the first in the sp!
just as soon as the leaves are outi
This Is to poison the beetles that!
“ Did you find them?”
wintered over, which deposit thee
“ Well, I kicked against the trun The second and most important i
cheon, but Drlnkwater dug It up. The should be applied about three
watch and keys were with It.”
after the first. This is to catchl
“ Say, were they burled?"
young grubs just hatching and the|
“ Only In the loose rubble and brick- maining beetles. Great care she
dusty stuff that you get in founda be taken to get this second spray!
the under surface of the leaves, 1
“ Say, that’s bad!
That murderer this is whore the grubs feed. \V1|
these sprays are not applied an 1
must have known something, or else cation must be made in July to (
it’s a bully fluke In his favor.”
the pests of the second generatio
"1 don’t follow you, Toye.”
‘Tm thinking of finger-prints
Newspapers stereotypers use
he’d Just’ve laid those things right ford’s Balsam of Myrrh for relietl
down, he'd have left the print of his splashing metal burns. Adv.
hand as large as life for Scotland
Speaking Of Cars.
“ Some are so intensely
“ The devil he would!” exclaimed
Cazalet. ”1 wish you’d explain,’’ he that they prefer a Corot to a
added; “remember I’m a wild man *,ra**d£ ,
“ If it’s a better hill climber 1 1
from the woods, and only know of
blame ’em. Me for the French 1
these things by the vaguest kind of every time."— Puck.
hearsay and stray paragraphs In the
papers. I never knew you could leave
The Wise Hobo.
your mark so easily as all that.”
"How is it you always pick on!
Toye took the breakfast menu and bachelor to listen to your hard lm
placed it face downward cn the table story?"
cloth. "Lay your hand on that, palm
"A married man has troubles oil
down,” he said, "and don’t move It own, usually.”
for a minute."
Cazalet looked at him a moment
EASY W A Y T O HEAL
before complying; then his fine, shape-
f'f'YM M YYW CI/IIM T H A I IRI
ly, sunburnt hand lay still ae plaster
C U M M U lN j K IIN - I KULI d U
under their eyes until Toye told him
A Baltimore doctor suggests I
he might take It up. Of course there simple, but well-tried and inexpens
was no mark whatever, and Cazalet home treatment for people suifei
I with eczema, ringworm, rashes 1
"You should have caught me when sirai'ar itching, burning skin trouk
I came up from those foundations.
Art 8 " y. ^ I'a b ie clruggist ■ get »
of resinol ointment and a cake 0(1
not fresh from my tub! said ha
inol soap. These are not at a„ e„
You wait, replied Hilton Toye, sive. With the resinol soap and vi
taking the menu gingerly by the edge, water bathe the affected parts tl
and putting It out of harm's way In oughly, until they are free from cn
the empty toast-rack. “ You can’t see and the skin is softened. Dry v
anything now, but If you come round gently, spread on a thin layer o if
to the Savoy I’ll show you something." I T68*110.1 ointnient, and cover witll
“ W hat’ ”
I ght bandage, if necessary, to pro®
Your prints, sir! I don’t say I’m I w U 'f d a y 8' u S a l l y 'S 'd i s V r * !
Scotland Yard at the game, but I can itching
stop with tht|
Itching and burning
do It well enough to show you how treatment, and the skin soon becoJ
it's done. You haven't left your mark clear and healthy again unless f
upon the paper, but 1 guess you've left trouble is due to some serious inte^
the sweat of your hand; If 1 snow a disorder.
little French chalk over It, the chalk’ll Res«no«> Baltimore, Md.
stick where your hand did. and blow
off easily everywhere else.
Hollands Sound Policy,
lunch and I’ll have your
Holland holds Java and her d
prints ready for you. I’d like aw , outlying possesions, and maintain»
fully to show you how It’s done.”
important overseas trade with a »
(T O R E CO N-T IN m e n .,
d i m ^ nsions |
Deal in Frozen Milk.
ranks perhaps twelfth among the
In some parts of Siberia milk is
has some submarines.i
sold frozen ar-und a piece of wood, strove: ', nSf 1 le number of he
• strojers and smaller protective tf
winch serves as a handle to carry It.
She has also an efficient army, M
upon the principle of conscript!«
compulsory service. The
Introduced Wire Nails.
field force of the Netherlands 4
Wire nails were first made in the amounts to about
1 mted States by William llersel of in the various reserves t h e r e art*
New York, about 1851. In 1875 Father haP» 300,000 more. Holland half
Goebel, a Catholic priest, located at mi*lion people, as against our 4
Covington, Ky.. coming fr o m Germany, hundred million, and is not a M
where the art of making wtre nails or mi,itarized nation. But she w
was practiced. Goebel began the man PUt * 00,()00 men Into active
uf.cturo of wire nail, at Covington. “ n l i o u f f h S many, ^ i n g our S 3
Screw Nail corn>anv \
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. At . first the t relatively
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barks, that they might bold more «e- ‘•ivillzation In the world,— we iW
curely. and the new Industry grew hn» haI e 8t ,east six million men trai*
slowly. In 187« at the Centennu!
’«Hon in Philadelphia th.
/Lh* Prog£eS8 of tl>e World." « » ‘
and German competitors This called
the attention of trade to the article
and other firms at once took- ud
Growth of the Fino fr Nalls.
Finger nails grow more quickly In
in winter The The middle
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