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SHIPPING BY MOTORTRUCKS
Possibilities Shown Recently by Suc
cess In Hauling Egg* and Othar
(Copyright, t»ll. by th « McClure N «w «p a-
('assamlra Andrews had done every
thing «he could thluk of. Hhe had worn
her moat becoming blouse« mid her
best stockings—«he bad spent hours
doing her hair and brushing her eye
brows and polishing her nails, hut a
whole sch oo l year bad almost disposed
of Itself and the young professor of
Bngllsh literature had never seemed to
notlee her at all. Before mid after
class he joked and Jollied with other
girls. The vivacious Roberta Htevens
nearly always stopped at bis desk for
a moment o f chatter— Bertha Marvin,
the class beauty, the athletic Agnes
Burns and a dozen others were on the
friendliest terms with him, hut Caa-
samlra Andrews slipped demurely into
her seat four mornings a week, appar
“ They’re all crazy about hi®." she
thought scornfully, ns she watched the
professor’s reception before clui'S one
morning. "Kvery single one of them !’’
A fter the professor had delivered his
lecture that morning, there was a gen
eral -discussion and he called on her
for an opinion on a certain passage.
She arose diffidently, offering her
little statement o f disagreement with
the generally accepted theory. And
right there Is where the professor
Heavy Truck Paaalng Over Macadam
made his first mistake. He smiled a
Road In New Jersey.
tolerant, skeptical sort of smile, the
•uses ii < tuni h I i Ipiiicids o f furm pred trend of which Cassandra Andrews
caught Immediately, nnd she leaned
ic t « ure b«'lng supervised.
A motortruck rout»* from Vlnclimd. forward Impetuously and flatly contra
dicted his comment. Then she fol
V. J.. to New York city hus been es-
lowed up the contradiction with a tum
uldiMlieii, over which trucks truvel
regularly picking up egica from pro- \ ble o f words In support of her own
lucers nnd delivering them direct to ' opinion and sat speedily down again.
The professor was surprised. ’’Well,"
wholesale dealers In New York city,
’’I’m glad that at
rhi* first loud went through without a he said, crisply.
the class thinks
tingle egg being broken mid lundo bet
for herself. I was afraid you were all
ter time than express shipments.
On the Instnnt the bell rang nnd the
girls arose and passed out In chatter
ing groups, congregating In the court
outside with light hearted banter.
Organization Formed of Representa
tives of Various Departments to
‘‘ W e’re all aheep hut you, Andy,
dear.” sang out Ednn Phray, dancing
up to rnssandrn delightedly. "And you
JTrom the United 8t*tes Department o f
a blessed lamb, hut you’ll grow. I
never knew you had so much spunk.
All functions of government agendas
rein ting to streets mid highways here- | Where do you keep ItT”
And the two of them strolled off to
after un* to he en-orillnuted In a body
nilletl the UnltetT ittutes highways ; gether. arranging to play tennis In the
I-ater that day the
council, composed o f one represents- 1 late afternoon.
professor of English and his crony, the
live eaeb from the war ib'purtment,
professor o f economics, sought the
the department of agrlcultur«, the
courts for their regular afternoon's
United Stii!»'s rullrnud ndmlnlstriitlon,
The English professor
tin* war Industries hourd mid the fuel
patted a ball aimlessly Into the net
while his contemporary changed his
formed prlmnrll) to prevent delays,
dnancliil loss and uneertulnty Incident
•'» ¡uess I’ ve got a touch o f spring fe
to the method of taking up each high
ver." he said, absently watching Ednn
way problem In Its turn with a sep
nnd Cassandra tightening the net three
arate nnd distinct government agency.
courts over. And right there the pro
This council wns constituted at the
suggestion o f the secretary o f agricul fessor of English made his second mis
take. " I feel," he said, "almost friv
ture. Through the department It will
continue the close contact already es olous enough to suggest mixed doubles.
tablished. both formally by law und In What do you say. Hill T**
And Bill, the economics expert, wav
formally by practice, with the state ;
ed his racket, and called across to
highway commission In ouch state of
the girls: “ Want to make It doublesT"
Membership o f the board follows :
The girls drew together for an In
War department, Lieut. Col. W. D.
stant's consultation, and then assent
Uhler; fuel administration, C. G. Shef ed, walking over to the court where
field; war Industries board, Klrhard
the two men were.
L. Humphrey; railroad administration,
"H ow 'll ye pair off?" demanded Pro
(J. W. Klrtley ; department of agricul fessor Bill.
ture, L. W. Page. These representa
"W ell,” said Edna Thray, practical
tives have selected Logan W aller Page,
ly, " I hate English nnd I love econom
director of the office o f public rouds,
ics— and I ’m very temperamental.’’
department o f agriculture, as chair
The professor o f economics grinned
man, mid J. E. Penny■hacker, chief of
ns the two o f them moved toward the
management o f that office, as secre other side o f the net.
“ But," continued Edna, significantly
The council utilizes the orgnnlza- ■
to the professor o f English, ’T a i a bet
tloiis o f the forty-eight state highway
ter tennis player than Cnssnndra An
departments with their trained person
drews, even If I am a sheep.”
nel and-their knowledge o f local con
Whereat the profesaor of English
ditions anil provides a single agency
shouted with laughter.
where all highway projects calling for
Cnssandrn glanced at her stalwart
governmental action o f any character,
at those words and In her
whether it he a question of finance, of
young heart there leaped a mighty
materials, transportation or of war
flame, the golden points of which
necessity or desirability, may be dealt
with. The council has provided a defi shone In her shining brown eyes. She
forgot everything but the game. She
nite form on which applications for re
lief ure to be made through the respec darted ahout, dlvfng across the court
nnd smashing her return drives like a
tive state highway departments, ind
little fiend. Twice »he collided with
has sent supplies o f the forms to ‘he
her partner and shot him a dazzling
departments. It emphasizes Jhe gi tut
little glance ns she flung her head hack
need of conservation of money, trans
to shake the hair out o f her eyes. Time
portation, labor und materials by re
nfter time the professor o f English
stricting highway and street work to
shouted at her. “ Good g ir l!" nfter n
most essentlul needs. It ranks main
particularly difficult shot, nnd her
tenance o f existing streets mid high
spirit soared on the wings of the wind
ways first, reconstruction o f badly
with the professor’s not far behind.
damaged streets and highways next,
She hnd forgotten thnt she had worn
and it places Inst new construction Jus
her best stockings, hut they were so
tified only on account of vital war or
much in evidence thnt It wns fortunate
thnt Rhe wore them, for the professor
was getting more observant every mo
Realize Value of Good Road«.
ment o f the afternoon.
Today the fanners realize the value j
At the beginning o f the third set
of good roods os never before. It Is
they were even, with a set apiece.
stated that about $.'100,000,000 worth of
Then the couple In economics settled
farm products are ruined yearly be down nnd won four straight games.
cause of the poor roads over which the
They lost the next nnd then won ngaln,
farmers are expected to haul crops Vo so that the score wgs five to on*
(I*r«purrd by tli« Unlt«4 Htataa Drpart-
>n«nt of Aarli ultur«.)
InvoNtlifutlonc o f the use o f motor
trucks In liuullnif furtii product- to mur-
kct ore being curried out and In amno
FEDERAL CONTROL OF ROADS
ngnlnst Cassandra and th*> professor of
"Easy money," Jeered Professor Bill.
" W e need only one more game I”
“ You cun’t do It," tnnnted the flam
ing Cassandra. “ We must win I” she
said eagerly to the professor of Eng
lish. "W e must— we must I”
“ You’ll kill yourself,” he protested.
"What does It matter?” she said,
crouching to receive Professor Bill's
twisting service. "What does It mat
ter— If one can die winning?” And ahe
flung her tired body viciously Into a
smashing stroke and ruahed to the
And so they fought on and on win
ning the next five guinea.
“ fine m ore!” she gasped breathle*»-
ly, and played on.
Five times that Inst and deciding
game went to deuce, and then came the
shot— the shot that stood between vlc-
tory nnd possible defeat—nnd she
made It. Leaping high In the air she
«mushed the hall In a gray streak down
the nlley, nnd the game was w on!
"Game— set— and match t
shouted the professor of English.
“ Great work, Andy, old girl I” And he
patted his drooping little partner on
The racket slipped from her ex
hausted grasp and she swayed weakly.
’’We won I" she murmured, and would
have fallen If the professor hadn’t put
his arm about her and led her to t
"Why, you. blessed lamb. you. Andy
Andrews.” said Edna Phray. sitting
beside her and shaking her hy the
shoulders. “ I never knew you to play
such tennis. The lamb has turned ti
ger-cat.” she laughed up at the two
men. who stood oyer them.
"Don’t maul me, Eddie," protested
Cassandra, fe eb ly ; “ I’m all In," and
then she smiled up at the professor,
her professor. "But we won, didn’t
“ You won." he said.
“ I didn’t, because you played some
The next morning she slipped Into
her seat demurely as usual. As usual,
too, there wns n cluster of girls
grouped nbout the professor’s desk,
»•haltering gaily. But then, what did
she care? Hadn't he called her “ Andy,
old girl.” only yesterday? And she
smiled In prim superiority. And when
the recitation was over he would have
detained her a moment, but »he Ig
nored the Intention with a fine Indiffer
ence nnd passed out with the rest.
For a week she avoided him suc
cessfully, then late one afternoon bs
met her face to face on the campus.
“ And what did I ever do to you?"
he demanded when ahe would have
spoken calmly and passed on.
“ You called me 'Andy, old girl',"
she said grimly, “ and I’ ve hated yo*
•'You're not going to bite me, are
yon, Andy, old girl?" grinned the pro
fessor of English.
She could mnlntnln her gravity no
longer and little sparkles o f gold flick
ered In her hrown eyes. *T11 try not
to." she murmured wtth a little laugh
agilely dodging the eager sweep of his
And then the profesaor threw his
dignity out of the window and started
In pursuit through the trees, catching
her right where she’d planned he
should. In a narrow nnd secluded pnth.
Then after he hnd kissed her, she
reached up and clutched his head be
tween her hnnds, shaking It fiercely.
"And rt'mpmhor," she snld between her
clenched teeth. " I will not be called
•Andy, old girl.’ I won’t love you any
more If you call tne that. I hate It."
“ All right, you darling Andy, old
girl," chuckled the professor.
But when he kissed her again she
only clung to him eagerly.
thing, a woman!
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PRISON HERD LEADS
State Penitentiary Has Thirteen Cows
on Tcs’ ing Association Honor
A telegram was received Monday by
Roll in August.
Mr. and Mra. E. J. Ward of Gaston
from the war department stating that
their son, James Benjamin Ward, had
been severely wounded In action Aug
Walla Walla.— The state penitenti
ary herd led the valley in August, ac
A rich vein of manganese has been cording to the monthly report of the
discovered In Curry county on land Walla Walla cow testing association.
owned by the Oregon California lum The per had 13 cows on the honor
ber company. Assays of the mineral roll, each producing 40 pounds or more
have decided the company to start of butter fat In the month. The lead
extensive development work on the ing cow produced 64.8 pounds. The
claim. It runs more than 70 per cent Burbank company bad two on the Hat
and took second place. Swegle broth
ers had four and c. P. Hussey three.
The need that stands second to the
There are 414 cows In the associa
paramount one of winning the war, Is
tion, of which 61 are dry. The average
the need of more and better teachers
of milk per cow was 472 pounds; av
to train the youth of the land, In the
erage of butter fat per cow was 21.7
mind of Superintendent J. A. Chur
pounds, average cost of feed per cow
chill, who Saturday issued a statement
was $7.45; average cost of producing
In support of the bill providing for
100 pounds of milk was $1.58.
normal schools in eastern and south
Hay Is now $22 a ton and mill feed
$32 a ton.
The United States government, in
view of the loss of the California prune
Big Premiums, Lewiston Show.
crop as a result of rain, has ordered
Lewiston, Idaho.— Secretary O. P.
that the entire Oregon crop be held Hende.rshott of the Northwest Live
by the packers. J. O. Holt, of Eugene, Stock show, which will be held in
a government representative, made this Lewiston November 7-13, says: "There
announcement Monday before leaving is every indication that this year’s
for Portland, where he w ill confer exhibition w ill surpass the splendid
with representatives of canning and shows of previous year*. Premium
lists are now being mailed. It will be
The building of a cafeteria at the
Coo Bay shipyards started Monday
for the use of the employes of the
company. The building w ill be finish
ed In three weeks and opened. Meals
are to be served at cost. The struc
ture will be 150 by 34 feet. The pro
ject Is being carried out under the di
rection and by the advice of General
Manager James Polhemus.
Offices for the use of the officers of
the spruce division w ill be opened
Monday In Bunker H ill in the C. A.
Smith building near the mill. Inspect
ors and members of the production
board stationed at Marshfield w ill be
In charge of the office. There are now
stationed there regular resident in
spectors and also members o f the
spruce and fir production boards.
a surprise to many to know that we
offer the third largest premiums on
live stock in the United States. Mr.
McAdoo, director general of railroads,
has granted one-half freight rates, as
suring us that live stock for exhibition
purposes w ill have special attention.”
Experiments made at the North
western Military nnd Naval Academy
apparently show that our best pneu
matic automobile tires are fairly tia
mune from Injury from rifle bulleTs,
and it would be Interesting to know
how much trouble has been experi
enced from this cause on the European
front. It is probable, however, that
this is the least of the causes of trou
ble, and that punctures resulting from
running over rough ground, and the
debris of battle wrecked villages, is
far more serious.— Scientific Ameri
H. H. Veatch, of Cottage Grove, aged
45, and his only son, Raymond, aged
18, registered at the same moment for
Uncle Sam's Hun chasers. Mr. Veatch
Is a traveling salesman for the Mar
shall-Wells Hardware company. Ray
mond Is a high achool lad and has
been assisting bis country this sum
mer by working In a sawmill. The
Portland— Wheat— Government basis
wife and mother, Mrs. Veatch, is post $2.20 per bushel.
Flour— Straights, $10.05®11.95.
Millfeed— M ill run, f. o. b. mills; car-
Governor Withycombe has formally lots, $29.65; mixed cars, $30.15; less
tendered to Secretary of W ar Baker than carlots. $30.65; rolled barley, $65;
the use o f the Oregon State Fair rolled oat* $69,
Corn— Whole, $75; cracked, $76 per
grounds at Salem for cantonment pur
poses or as a concentration camp dur ton.
Butter— Cubes, extras, 52c; prints,
ing the course of the war. Supplement
extra, box lots, 54c; cartons, box lots,
ing his letter to Secretary Baker with 55c; half boxes, !£c more; less than
a brief statement the governor de half boxes, lc more; butterfat, No. 1,
clared that If necessary the state 58c per pound delivered Portland.
Eggs— Ranch, candled, rots and
would do away with the fair entirely
for a year or two, or during the course cracks out, 48® 50c; selects, 53c per
of the war.
Poultry— Hens, 26® 17c; springs, 27
Kraner & Carter, who received the @28c; ducks. 25 @ 30c; geese and
contract to build the 15-mile canal and turkeys, uominal.
Veal— Fancy, 20*4@21c per pound.
diverting works for the Gold H ill Irri
Pork— Fancy, 26 Mi @ 27c per pound.
gation district at Gold H ill, have begun
Cantaloupes, 85c@$2.25 per
active operations, but are having dif
crate; watermelons, 2MiC per pound;
Cohan’s Verse Wins $500.
ficulty in obtaining laborers and peaches, $firstname.lastname@example.org; apples, $email@example.com per
George M. Cohan won a bet o f a
$500 Liberty bond the other day by teams. McCushion & Co., sub-contrac box; plums, 2@3c per pound; pears
producing the following verses In 18 tors, received a shipment o f 49 mules $1®1.50 per box; casabas. 8c per
minutes; " It ’s a Long Wet Swim to and a crew of men recently employed pound; grapes, $firstname.lastname@example.org per crate.
Vegetables— Tomatoes, 40® 50c per
B r o n d w a y “ I wonder what they're on the new government aviation
doing In the old home town. New grounds near Sacramento, and other crate; cabbage, 4®4MjC per pound;
lettuce, $2 per crate; cucumbers, 30@
York City. IT. S. A. Do the folks shipments w ill follow.
50c per box; peppers. 8c per pound;
with bottled hubbies-all their troubles
beans, 6@7c per pound; celery, $1.25
An epidemic of cholera infantum is per dozen; eggplant, 8@10c per pound;
try to drown, along the Great White
Way? Do the chickens go to roost raging in Marshfield. Tw o children corn, 20® 30c per dozen.
at the break of new-born day? Are died Friday— Georgia Bell Harrison.
Potatoes— Oregon, $2.50®3 per hun
the lobsters still a-comlng with th« 13-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. dred.
ale? Do etty guys wtth clever schemes Lester Harrison, and Olive, the 1-year-
Onions— Walla Walla, $email@example.com per
part rustic* from their kale? Is It
old child of Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Sprick- sack.
Just the same Rrondwny? It’s a long
wet swim to Broadway, the street I’d ler. Many other children of the city
Wool— Oregon, 36® 71c per pound.
Mohair— Long staple, 60c; short
love to see; It’s a long wet awtm to are dangerously 111, and three grown
Broadway, the land so brave and free. persons were taken to the hospital staple, 40c; burry, 30c.
Cascara Bark— New and old, 1214®
I f Jonah conies along with his whale suffering witn the malady. The dis
submarine. I ’ll stow myself away In ease appears to be spreading. Many 13c per pound.
thnt fish’s Intestine; It’« a long wet dangerous cases are reported.
Cattle— Prime steers ... $12.00® 13.00
swim to Broadway, New York City,
Good to choice steers...... 11.00®12.00
U. S. A ." The words will likely bs
Barracks for the accommodation of Medium to good steers . . firstname.lastname@example.org
put to music nnd sent to the boy* In 1000 or more soldiers who are expect Fair to medium steers . 8.25® 9.25
ed to attend the students army train Common to fair steers... 6.00® 8.25
Choice cows and heifers
ing camp at the University of Oregon
Med to good cows and h f . 6.00® 7.25
H ittite s E v id e n tly Trader*.
this fall and winter will be construct Canners ............................. 3.00® 4.00
That the Hittites were In constant
at once as a result of a conference Bulls .................................. 5.00® 8.00
communication with other nations Is
shown by the fact thnt Egyptian scar between President Campbell and rep Calves ............................... 9.00® 12.00
abs nnd amulets, Phoenician pottery resentatives of the Eugene chamber of Hogs— Prime mixed ...... 19.50®19.73
ftnd Greek terra cotta figures are found commerce. The new barracks w ill be Medium mixed ............... 19.00® 19.35
In the tombs o f different periods, says financed through the organization of Rough heavies ............... 18.00®18.35
Pigs .................................. 16.00® 17.00
the Christian Herald. Bronxe dnggers
the University Barracks Corporation, Bulk .........................
nnd Jewelry nre fairly common, nnd
Sheep— Lambs ................ 13.50® 14.50
one nrcheologlst proudly exhibits a
Fair to medium '.arnbs... 11.00® 12.00
snfety pin, 3,000 years old, thnt will fund that can be used to erect the Yearlings ........................ 10.00® 11.00
necessary buildings for quarters for
Wethers ............. ........ .... 9.00® 10.00
i the soldiers.
Ewes ................................. 6.50® 8.00
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