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About The Forest Grove express. (Forest Grove, Or.) 1916-1918 | View Entire Issue (July 6, 1916)
!. A .R . W YLIE
S ylvia Oraney, her lover, R ich a rd F n r-
quhar, finds, h as fallen In love w ith C a p
tain A rn au d o f the F oreig n L eg ion . In
C aptain S ow er s room F a rq u lia r fo rce s
S ow er to h a v e P reston s I O U 's re
turned to him. F a rq u lia r Is h elped to his
room s by G a b rlelle Sm ith. S ow er dem and s
an a p olog y. R efu sed , he fo r c e s F a rq u lia r
to resign his com m ission In retu rn for
possession o f F a rq u h a r’ s fa th e r ’ s w r it
ten con fe s s io n th a t he had m u rd ered S o w
e r's father. G a b rlelle sa v es F a rq u h a r
fro m suicide. T o shield A rn au d . S y lv ia ■
n an ce, F a rq u h a r p ro fe s s e s to h a v e stolen
w a r plans and tells th e real cu lp rit w hy
he did so. A s R ich a rd N a m eless he Joins
th e F oreig n L eg ion a nd sees S ylv ia , now
M m e.
m eet C olon el D estinn
F a rq u h a r m eets S ylv ia and G a b rlelle. and
lea rn s from C orp ora l G oeta o f the c o l
o n e l's cru elty . A rn a u d b e co m e s a d r u n k
a rd and opiu m sm ok er. S v lv la b ecom es
frien d ly w ith C olonel D rslln n .
A rn au d
b ecom es Jealous o f F a rq u h a r. F arqu har.
on gu a rd at a villa w h ere a d a n ce Is In
p rogress. Is sh ot dow n by A rn a u d . A r
naud Justifies his Insanely Jealous action
to C olon el L>estlnn. A rn au d g o e s to a d a n c
in g girl w h o loves him fo r c o m fo r t . G a-
b rie l’.e m eets L ow e, fo r w hom she had
sa crificed position and rep u tation , and
tells him she Is free from him. S y lv ia
m eets D estin n behind th e m osqu e.
naud b ecom es 111 but S y lv ia w ill n ot help
him . nor In terfere fo r F a rq u h a r.
burning deep Into Ills brain, so that for
a moment earth and sky became an
endless blazing furnace. Then when
the tlame tiled down again he kuew
that her touch had set him free, lie
lay still, the cramped hnIf paralyzed
Iksly stretched out In the exhaustlou
of relief, and she tient over him, |*eer-
lng into the quiet face with passionate
"Richard!" she whispered Impera
tively. "Can you hear me? l*o you
He looked up at her. In the pale
supernatural twilight wlileh hovered
over the plateau his features bore that
look of white transparency which be
longs to death, but Ills eyes, black uu-
j der the straight resolute brows, were
deliriously alive. They were lifted to
hers, but gazed beyond her Intently
and without recognition.
"I know you.” he said. “ I saw you
coming. I tried not to call, but you
must have heurd my praying for you.
Did you know 1 needed you?”
” Yes,” she answered. Very geutly
she raised his dark head, so that It
rested against her knee, and passed
her handkerchief over bis bloodstained
lips. “ We must be very quiet,’* she
whispered. "No one has seen me— no
oue must see me. Will they come to
see you again tonight?”
“ No oue will come to me again.** It
was very still. His hand groped for
hers and held It with feverish strength.
"It was an act o f friendship,” he
gasped. ” 1 understand—you were
thinking of those other days— long sgo
—and you were merciful. You had
judged and passed sentence—and then
you forgave. 1 am glad—It was like
you—like my dreams o f you—**
“ In your dreams did l pass sen-
“ Comrade, In a few days we shall be
going south— four hundred of us and
thirty officers. The devil goes, too. We
are to build his road for him. so that
one day someone will give him a little
red ribbon for his buttonhole. It is
amusing, is it not? It makes one laugh.
They will be able to use our skulls for
mile-stones. I always laugh when I
think o f it. Yours will be among them.
Have you thought of that?”
Farquhar smiled to himself.
“ I shall not go with you,” his brain
“ Merdei You will not desert us.
comrade? We need you. We count on
you. Four hundred men and thirty o f
ficers! How simple! We shall go so
docilely. We shall march on and on.
forty kilometers a day. right to the
edge of the desert and then one fine
morning you shall blow the reveille
and the thirty officers will go on sleep
ing, and we shall ,’eave them there—
and follow you wherever you lead,
against the Arabs, against the devil
himself, right through Morocco—to
freedom! Comrade, you are a brave
Englishman. We trust you. We will
bear and suffer anything if you will
lead us. If only a dozen of us get
through we shall bless you. No evil
can be worse than this. Death Is for
all of us sooner or later, and we would
rather die as free m e D under you than
Farquhar struggled to free himself.
"Duty!” he said sharply and clearly.
He thought he heard a sigh and a
curse— farther away now—and the
shadow lifted. There were the stars
once more, their pure serenity un
changed, and the white-glowing min
arets lifting tLeir lace-work o f dreams
high up Into the light as of their In
spiration. It was then that Farquhar
saw her. He ground his teeth together
so that he should not call her, and In
“ God keep her—oh, God help her!”
It had not been more than a breath,
the first utterance of an anguished
sense o f failure, but she heard It, for
she came to him and knelt beside him.
He felt her hand touch bis forehead
and glide swiftly over his helpless
“ Sylvia r
Her hands touched his wrists, and In
answer the dull glowing fire burst out
afresh aud shot up along his limbs.
THE VALVELESS PUMP
Farquhar knows Sylvia to be
a vain, selfish woman. Yet op
portunity apparently comes to
him to take Sylvia’s love— such
as It Is—once more and bend
this wife of another man to his
purposes. Oo you believe he
will succumb to the tempta
you suffer was unjust and unworthy white rolled figure greets*! (lie on# Clod How the Spellbinder Turne the Trlok.
of you. She knew nothing of life or lu solemn thanksgiving—
"T o my min#— — “
“ Holiness to thee. O God, praise t*e
pain or teuiptutton. She Judged like a
"I ran not do Justice to—-—“
to thee. Great Is thjr name!”
"Far be It from m s-— **
Then came the gny. Joyous call of a
"Have you learned «o much In theee
“ It Is hardly necessary to say------"
bugle aud the clatter of arms.
"One word more and I have
The wotuuu rose slowly to her feet don«------ ”
"At least 1 know now enough to
She stood for u moment facing the
Judge more gently,"
"It fall* to my lot------”
grandeur of rising light; then she l*ent
“ I can not llud words to — ”
He groaned In bitter recollection.
"In the last analyst»— ”
“That la the worst—to know that down, and with swift strong hands
“ Be thut ns It may ---- ”
was all useless. Oh. Sylvia. It was all bound the unreslstlug figur# Into a
” 1 shall not detain you longer------”
a terrible miatuke.
1 anould have semblance of Its first helplessness
“ It becomes my painful duty — ”
fought for you— 1 never should have Stern Indignation blazed III her eyes
"1 point with pride to
yielded place to that p»*>r scoundrel—” as she lifted them for a moment but
— Columbia Stale.
“ No, no, Richard, not a scoundrel, she neither flinched nor hesitated. Only
but a ntuu tempted ami suffering uuit ns a stifled groan broke from the blood
ic«s Up# elie bent lower and kissed
maddened like yourself."
Ilia head dropped back against her him.
“ Forgive me. God bless you. dear.”
lie •lulled faintly, as though In apol
"My God—what Irony that I should
Judge—” lie seemed to drag Id* ogy, In weak unconscious gratitude,
fevered thoughts together with a an then, sighing, [Missed from stU[M>r Into
preuie effort. "What are you doing a peaceful dreamless sleep.
here?" he demanded with Ihe old Im
periousness. "llo w did you come here?
It Is not safe. If they found you—"
‘They will not find me." She hud
The End of Ramazan.
takeu something from tin* i>ooket of
On the outskirts of Sldl Iwl-Abbra
trr l l M r « r *
her mantle uiid held It to Ids lips. half a dozen Arabs stood und waited
f.lfl of 11 H
f*«n 1 » I ne (•IU**| by A tty otto.
I In l Mini Lin t o
“ Drink this!” she commanded tersely.
m M utoke
I*»llve>r» M *i«»
patiently. They hud stood on the same
M o r e e ^ iw e r . t h » n A fijr
"It’s of uo good.”
spot since the hour o f sunset watch
f ’ limt* K ruj
N o rrtm in jf lt«tju ir««! »1 A n y
“ I wish It. You must have strength tug tbe pale emerald change to deep
W rit# fur (« t i i u t f , I'rlwNi and T<*»timn«ti«U
to listen to me.” lie yielded aud lay est sapptdre, ami had neither moved
twfiirv you buy.
still. Ids bright delirious eyes fixed In nor spoken to one nuother. In thvlr
THE V A I, V LEMS PI Ml* CO..
tently oil the kmg white track o f star* •jsitless burnooses they had looked like
M b H o u r T i l l « A T r tie t 1114«.,
ft'u rlla m l. O r* ,
above him, ns though It was from statue* placed there as sentinels over
thence that her voice came to him. “ It the gsyl.v lighted, hustling town Uddnd
Is not likely that we shall meet ngaln.” them. Now, as slowly, gntcefulljr, the
she went on rapidly, “ and I want you thin circle o f the new moon rose uhove
"And where Is your daughter Minnie
to remember ivhat I am saying—ss the distant Hue of palms, the foremost this year, Mrs. Noovo?" asked tho
long ns you live. I am uot unhappy, Arsti ts>w#d himself to the ground.
Ri-hard—remember that. I have gam
"W hy.” said the old lady, “ Minnie
“ The fast Is over. I’ralse be to Al
bled away my heritage In a mad hour,
j want* to be a teacher In domestic
lah, tbe all-merciful.”
and I have no right even to sorrow.. I
I science, and she’s taking a course lu
From tbe distance came the dull reg
love you. I thank God that you came
household derangements down at the
ulur thud of horse’s hoofs. A moment Abnormal school.”
Into my life. Rememlwr that!” She
bent over him and with her handker later a »paid, uincnted on a foam-
chief brushed the sweat of breaking flecked, bl<>ud’*tnlned horse, w’hlch
fever from his forehead. “Can you reeled lu Its gallop, burst through their
hear me still, Richard—can you atlll mhlst and swept on toward the gnt<**
of the fortification*. As he passed be
drugged himself up In hi* saddle and
“ I understand,” he answered.
“ You must live— for my sake. I am whirled Ids flint lock lu s semicircle
only n poor human being—I cannot do about Id* head.
“ It n m a/an l* overt" he gnsped
without you on my earth. And then—
von cannot throw down your weapon* “Otilcd Nall ha* risen—”
The last word* were lost In the soon u n d e r m i n e s your
He started, as though at some fsr- swirl of wind which clung to hi*
horse's heel*. The half a dozen Arab* health and impoverishes
oflf. familiar souud.
their glams* for n Inst time to ' your blood, but this may
"That Is what the little gray !ady
Behind Hie brooding, lin be corrected by careful
would hnv* said. ‘ We cannot throw the sky.
down our weapons In the first skir jwnetralile gravity there burned up a diet and the assistance of
mish.' I have often thought of that controlled
Then, still silent, they dispersed swift
Tell her— I have not forgotteu.”
ly In the direction o f the town.
"I will tell her.”
lie was silent n moment- Then hi* .
eyes opened fully, and a smile of bril
The Arabs tre ready for re
liant hope, as of a roan who has laid
This gives the Legion-
strong hands on an adverse fate. ,
sires an opportunity to success
flashed over Ills wau featur- s.
fully mutiny against thslr offl-
"W e must go on—at whatever cost—
It tones and strengthen»
oerw. A strong man tike Rich
we must go on,” he cried hoarsely. And
entire digestive sys
ard Nameless can Isad the
with a swift change of tone. Infinitely
movement and d»w-w to him a
tem and is a real aid to
pathetic In Its «beer Joy und gratitude:
large fo.ee. Will he do to?
“ How beautiful you are. how beauti
Nature in cases of indiges
tion, cramps or malaria.
That wns all. Ills voice. rops<*d for
IT O UK C O N T I N U E D .)
that brief moment In the strength of a
reborn happiness, passed like a ripple
Where Sousa Got His Name.
on the fnce of the deep silence. Very
'T h e summer I spent In Maine.”
gently she slipped the long cloak from said Miss Minnie Dryer, "there was a
her shoulders and laid It over him. lie professor In jome university ibore
"Fame doesn't last long, docs It?”
did not move. The long-drawn-out who was continually getting up Inter
second* became minute*, the minute* esting things to tell at night a* the
"W hat's on your mind now?”
“ I gave $5o0 to a worthy charity ami
—hour*. One by one the great host of crowc* sat around the big wtxxl fire.
watchers altove them flashed out, leav One night he told of how Sousa got my name and the amount I donated
Ing a blank waste of darkness. A chill h'a name As a matter of fact his name i were printed In all the papers.”
wind, sand-laden from the south, Is Sum Otts. One summer he went
"And the next «lay my name wns
brushed against her fnce. Still she abroad and had all of his trunks : dropped and the sum appeared only In
knelt there, with the man's uncon
the Hut "f previously acknowledged.”
scious bead against her knees, her eye* gage men ran it together Into 'Sousa, I —Detroit Free Press.
fixed In proud strong pntlence on the and slneo then he has neeu known
western sky. where xlowly. nlmost Im by that name.”
perceptibly. the dawn was breaking.
In all the glory of reawakened life tbe
Tommy—“ Do you go to bed very
pale-gold heralds of tbe morning rose
above tbe distant horizon mid. gather early Mrs Graymare.”
ing warmth and deeper fire a* they maro— "Yes, Tommy,
swept the desert, broke In one mingled when I feel tired.”
flood against the topmost minarets, wouldn't go so early If you worn mar
which glowed back In splendid an ried to my pa, would you?" Mra. O.— Medicine Which Made Sur
swer. The bivouac lire* had long since "Oh. Tommy, you funny hoy. why
geon’s W ork Unnecessary.
died out, und the sickly ghost of night not?" T o m m y -"C o s my pa told my
crept back into the groves of olive.
Astoria, N. Y. — “ For two years I
From tiie high tower of the mosque s make you sit u p!”
was feeling ill and took all kinds o f
"We Must Go on at Whatever Cost—
We Must Go on."
tence?” she interrupted In the same
"Yes—you remember—out there In
the churchyard. What you said then—
it has haunted me like a curse. ‘ I
wish to God I bad never met you.
"The woman who said that was cruel
and foolish,” 6he said. "She didn't un
“ If I do not understand everything,
at least 1 have still my faith.”
“ Faith? In whom? An outcast
without name or honor?”
"You are not without name or honor.
You may have strained both In that
first defeat— I do not know how or
why—but you have not lost them.
They are yours still. 1 believe that
they will be yours always.”
“ You know that? You believe that?”
“ I know.” Her arms were about
him; she held his exhausted, tortured
frame In a strong tenderness. "If I
had not known I would not have come
here to you. Only the best o f us can
fall from great heights. Only the
bravest can pick themselves up and
begin the long, heart-breaking climb
She lifted her white face to the sky.
hiding the blinding tears. All was still
again. The black grotesque shadow of
the sentry crossed the fading line of
campfires, and she crouched lower. He
passed on Indifferently.
“ You are right,” Farquhar went on
at last. "That was what I prayed that
you should understand. I had failed,
utterly, Ignomlniously, but not Ignobly.
I can't explain. I shall never be able
to; but I meant to go out o f your life
and leave you happy. It was all I
thought of. Can you believe that?”
“ I do believe It,” she answered
“ Thank you.” He smiled a little.
As though overtaken by a sudden Ir
resistible thought, he dragged himself
up and his eyes, sightless and yet
tragically conscious, sought her face.
"That night— at the Vlllu Bernotto’s,”
he stammered—“ was It for me that
you risked so much?”
“ Yes,” she answered simply. "It was
“ What had you come to tell me?”
“That the woman who had made
COSTLY FLOWKR LIVES ON AIR
It's Not the Orchid's Board Bill That
Makes Aristocratic Bloom So
Aristocrats of tho flower kingdom—
and probably the least understood.
You hear them called parasites, which
Is only one of the common mistakes
made about the orchid. You see n hun
dred different shapes and a dozen dif
ferent colors grouped together, each
shape, perhaps, a distinct family and
each with a separate name.
In the first place, orchids are not
parasite*. A parasitical plant Is one
which gets nourishment from another
plant. Certain orchids live on trees,
but they get their food and drink from
the air by means of aerial roots. We
call them epiphytes. Other orchids
gets their nourishment directly from
the ground. They are called terrestrial
People don t understand, either, why
orchids cost so much. They fall to
see why a tiny plant Is sold for—say
$1,000. If they realized that rare or
chids may have cost a long trip Into
a tropical Jungle to obtain, and that
It takes from eight to ten years to
raise a plant from the seed, with pa
tient care and treatment, they could
see why these flowers remain In the
Only the orchid grower can under
stand all tho details of bis art. but
the flower lover can easily learn to
distinguish the various types.
Myotlfylng Chemical Trick.
A plain blue handkerchief la shown
to the audience. When tho handker
chief is warmed It turns white and
when heated further resumes Its for
Make a starch paste and add enough
v. ater to the paste to thin It Then
add sufficient tincture of Iodine to
color the llqidd blue; a few dropa will
ho enough. Dye a white andkerchlof
with this blue liquid, and when tha
handkerchief Is dry It Is ready for
tho trick.—Popular Science Monthly.
Luxury Tax for Dane.
The proposed Danish ban on lux
uries, known as the "luxury tax," )■
expected to Include tobacco, flowers,
raisins, currants, wines, caviar, truf
fles. lobsters, oystera, tea, coffee, co
coa, hats, plumage, coraeta, drosses,
perfumes, laces, ornaments, watchea.
books, magazines and paper.
tonics. I was get-
ing worse everyday.
1 had chills,my head
would ache I was
always tired. I could
not walk straight
because o f the puin
in myhack and I hail
pains in my stom
ach. 1 went to a
doctor and he said I
must go under an
operation, hut I did
I rend in
tho p a p e r a I) o u t
Lydia E. Pinkham’ * Vegetable Com
pound and told my husband about it. I
said ‘ I know nothing will help mo but I
will try this.’ I found m yself improv
ing from tho very first bottle, and in two
weoks time I was ablo to sit down and
eat a hearty breakfast with my hus
band, which l had not done for twoyenrs.
I am now in tho Lost o f health and
did not have tho operation.” — Mrs.
J o h n A. K o e n i g , 502 blushing Avenue,
Astoria, N. Y.
Every one dreads the surgeon’ s knife
and the operaUng tablo.
nothing else will d o ; hut many times
doctors say they are necessary when
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to the Pinkham Laboratory, telling how
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but Lydia E Pinkham’ * Vegetable Com
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