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how she could really be anxious fn tile
case of a man she had never seeu. She
seemed inclined to keep up the conver
sation, and I feared tiiat if 1 tried to
shut her off she might suspect that
some one was telegraphing in Johnny's
place, so I let her go on. occasionally
taking the Initiative myself. She Haiti
But He Rather* Enjoyed It
that she was having almost nothing to
do, and time hung heavy ou her hands.
I asked why she didn't have some
needlework in her office, as I had seeu
By JANE C. SCARBOROUGH
womun operators do to occupy their
leisure hours. lu reply she asked me
what kiud o f work 1 had seen them do.
When I was a girl, having to earn and I suggested hemstitching.
my own living 1 decided for teleg said she had done some of that and
raphy. There waan’t ao much type- wished to do more, but she couldn’t get
wrltlng done at that time as there la any worsted.
now, or perltap« 1 bhould have gone
Worsted! What kind of a girl was
Into th a t I’m glad there wasn't, for this who supposed that hemstitching
a telegrapher's position such us I se was done with worsted? Then It
cured after I had learned to be un flashed upon me that Johnny’* girl was
operator was much pleasanter and a man. Some young fellow was amus
easier than hammering a typewriter. ing himself at Johnny’s expense. While
1 was locuted In a small town In a I would be reluctant to play a part in
railroad station. I had uothlng to do the case o f a woman. I had no qualms
with the railroad telegraphing. 1 only o f conscience in fighting tills man
scut aud received messages for the with his own weapons. Johnny was
my friend, and I didn’t propose to see
The station agent at L., where 1 him fooled.
“ I thought,” was my next move,
was employed, had his own Instru
ment In the ticket office. I being at the “ that hemstitching was done with
other.end o f the station. He was a
Regular Price is $5.00,
Send us your Subscription
“ Is that so? On what material?”
volatile sort o f fellow, but kind heart
“ Oh, some white stuff. Linen. I sup
ed and obliging. He did me a great
The Evening Telegram is progressive and independent.
Being a man 1 don’t know
many favors In one way or nnotb
rrint8 its news withont fear 01 bias. It?s the only Port
er, on one occasion when 1 was 111 much about such things.”
land afternoon paper with full Associated Press service.
“ And I, though a woman, have never
attending to my duties in addition to
It’s local news is the best. The Woman's aud Sporting
his own for several weeks. There been taught them. All my time has
pages i re unequaled. Saturday edition is extra size and
given to telegraphic work.”
was a great deal o f flirting going on
contains a superior four page colored comic supplement.
This rejoinder didn’t serve to change
over the wires between the men and
women operators and Johnny Urayton my opinion that Johnny's ladylove
was doing his full share o f It He had was a man. and I was not unwilling
several girl operators "on a string,” as that he should be duped instead of
he called It, whom he had never seen Johnny. I let him talk on, occasion
and would often entertain me by re ally stopping to attend to such official
counting the conversations be had work as came up, and the further he
proceeded the more convinced I was
with them over the wire.
One morning be came down to the that he was masculine. I, who was
station looking very ill. 1 told him supposed to be the man in the case,
that he should be at home Instead of made the effort of my life to make
at work and he replied that some one love after the manner o f a man.
“ Eulalie,” 1 said this was the name
must Iw In his office to signal trains
or there would be a terrible confusion given—“ I do hope that I shall be able
to see you when you come. Though
and nn accident might tie the result
However, about 10 o'clock In the we have never met my heart has gone
morning most o f the trains had passed out to this girlish creature with whom
I have been corresponding. So different
and the rood In our section would be
from us men. If the tenderness you
comparatively deserted till 4 o’clock
In the afternoon. I persuaded Johnny expressed over the wire has so affect
ed me when I see you, hear your sweet
to go home till then and be felt so
voice, look into your gentle eyes, 1
bad that he Anally consented, since
shall love you Just too much for any
“ Please repeat those last words.’’
came over the wire.
It occurred to me that “Just too
much for anything' w h s not a tnascu
line expression. I bit my lip. Then,
instead o f repeating the words, 1 said.
” 1 shall love you a thousandfold.”
I noticed after this that for awhile he
was very cautious In what he said and
that several of his questions seemed to
be framed with u view o f drawing out
evidence o f whether I was feminine or
masculine. I must have parried them
successfully, for he resumed chatting
with me iu the former vein and making
love very nicely.
would forget his cue and do It as a
man would make love to a womun. At
such times, 1 confess, 1 was much
pleased with him. 1 defy any woman
to be indifferent to a virile yet delicate
expression o f love, even by one she
doesn’t see and over a wire, and 1
found myself listening to the song of
the siren quite rapturously. Moreover.
“ Y es, Madam, this fabric shows identically the
I wa3 well satisfied that I had lulled
same details and color as would be shown in broad day
completely his suspicions.
1 occupied Johnny Brayton’s place at
light. Y o u see I’m display in »the goods under the clear
the station at intervals for a week aud
white rays of this wonderful new General Electric Mazda
fortunately made no blunders in t*Ii-
Lamp. It’s really the equivalent of daylight, and that’s
ciai work. One day I told Eulalie that
H U T U l i N E D Q U I C K L Y A N D HAW ME L A U G H
I (Johuny) had so far recovered that I
why all up-to-date stores are using it. O f course there
ING A T H IM .
expected to be In constant attendance
are also other vital reasons, one of which is this: the G -E
1 could hear the clicking o f his instru
at my office and asked when she (he)
ment from my booth and vice versa
Mazda Lamp gives t w ic e the light of the ordinary car
would make her proposed visit to L.
After giving me instructions to last
bon incandescent lamp— and costs less to bum."
He appointed a day at 12 noon when
me till his return In the afternoon he
he would appear at the station. 1
The invention of the Ma zda Lamp has caused thous
was about to leave when be paused
asked her to describe herself so I
ands of people to have their houses and stores wired for
would know her, and she said she
electric light. If you are n o t now using it, come in
would wear a bit o f blue ribbon in her
say I’ m not at my instrument
for a moment to-day and let us p r o v e to y o u r entire
corsage. I kept the whole matter a
might get me Into trouble.”
satisfaction that this wonderful new lamp has made
secret from Johnny that I might enjoy
electric light as cheap as it is convenient.
the scene between the two when they
“ Oh, sny ‘He’s very busy just now;
should meet But at the appointed day
I’ ll call you later,’ or something like
and hour I asked Johnny to go on an
errand and took his place In the ticket
He was too ill to say any more, and 1
office. At 12 noon exactly a nice look
didn’t detain him further. There was
ing young man, with a blue ribbon In
but little doing in my department, so 1
his buttonhole, entered the station and
took some embroidery I kept for dull
came up to the window. On seeing a
hours aud sat with It In the ticket of
woman rise to meet him his counte
flee. I had often relieved Johnny for a
nance fell. As soon as he recovered
half hour or so selling tickets, and for
himself Ue improvised u question as to
tunately on this occasion I had nothing
when the next train would pass going
else to do in his behalf. As for stand
w est Controlling my features, 1 re
lug off the lady operators with whom
plied and asked him if he wished a
he had been involved. 1 had only to at ticket He said he was e x a ctin g a
tend to one. About an hour after he friend on the train. Then he started
had left me I beard a suspicious call,
to leave the station. He was passing
something unusual. Fancying It might
out of the door when with n pencil 1
be from one o f Johnny’s girls and pre rapped Johnny’s call for his sweet
suming that Johnny In replying simply heart on the board on which tickets
repeated it. I answered it in that way, were passed. He turned quickly aud
whereupon 1 heard uothlng further. I saw me laughing at him.
sent a messenger boy to Johnny to ask
‘ Are you” —
the reply to the call, and he sent it to
‘Oh, y*8, I’m Johnny, or, rather, his
me, suggesting that I say that he was substitute. I presume you are Eula
out to lunch when the call came. 1 did lie.”
so, and the lady said over the wire that
“ You Tixen!”
she was intending to visit L. nnd would
He come up to the window with an
be pleased to have Johnny call on her expression of shamefaced, pleased sur
But her aunt, with whom she would be
Save M o n e y and K e e p in only for a few hours, was very prudish prise.
Johnny was 111 lately,” I said, “ and I
S t y le by R e a d in g M c C a l l’ « and suspicious, and perhaps she had took his place in the office. He asked
better see Johnny in his office. 1 asked me not to give him away If you called
M a g a z in e and Using M c C a ll P a tte rn «
her In Johnny’s name when she intend me up. and I lldn’t. I discovered that
McCall’ « M t g a i l o i w ill
MCCALLS MAGAZIHI lie Ip y o u d ress sty 1- ed coming to L. that I might be sure you were foo.lng him nnd turned the
Your hoy a 'hTW m fis will bettm
to be In the office. She said that she tables on you.”
i 'l i l y at a n ioilorn to
r. It you will ■«•ml
expen se by k e e p i n g
hm. till, um V MAGAZINE.
might come the next day. To this 1
’Thank you very much. I nin the
y o u p o s t e d o n th e
r rtW P ^ h i s t » rt i.'h o lf urur.
replied that I (Johnny) wits feeling gainer by your having done so.”
M A O A ZIM E I«
Latest f a s h i o n s In
chot k f u l l o f Just Hi- k in d o f
clo t h e s a n d hats. 50
badly nnd might at any moment have
reA.hnt: m > m w a n t y „ u , b e y to
There was admiration in every fea
N ew F a sh ion D esign s
} If* ". Inspiring r’ .-n«**
to put a substitute In my place, re ture o f his face ns he said tills, and I
lu e a c h issu e.
* n , ‘ *n \'J S'l'-h no ted 1)0v * an-
Uiutw n . Unt il iv n d o x t e r , K v e r f t t
v a lu a b le In fo rm a tio n
maining at home myself. Her answer did the proper thing for a woman to
T . Ti'tnlii. ¡o n , W in . lb y ilg « * r ,
h o m o a n d per-
etc. J rtii-i
nnd instructive de-
to this was that $he could make her do under the circumstances—I lowered
s Mtal m atters.
O n ly
MrtoH-nU do Toted to Electric-
60 c a year, in c lu d in g
visit whenever she liked and would de my eyes.
a fr e e pa ttern . Hub-
A m ^ |n r l ' 1
•»•out« o i
fer It till I should inform her that 1
s e r lb o tod a y o r se n d
The rest of the Incident Is n love
' vs'MAOAriN) i.i-i,;
fo r fr e e sa ra plo c o p y .
was well and on duty regularly since story so like a’ l other love stories that
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Ib lo j nn in tnakr In r n u r
It might be very embarrassing to give Its telling would be mere repetition.
WALTER CAMP ' N h Mr.( atnplakuown
cm n hnrao. w lU iy o u r n w n hnnils, r l ,.t h i n s fo r
herself away to a substitute
She Besides, it would not be considered be
htfheet Authority on A th le t'•' E-very buy should read
y o u r s e l f a n d ( h ll.lr e n w h lr h w ill b e p o r fe r t
ht* ulcAA o i true, luttai y spo. i n an al u p.
In sty le a n d lit. P r ic e — n o n e blith er th !1 II 15
seemed very solicitous about Johnny's coming In an elderly woman whose
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re n t». Sentl fo r fr e e r .t t e m la t a ln e n e . —
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health, though I couldn’ t understand eldest son is twenty-five years old
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G eo . A. R obinson , Vice-Pres.
R. H. M ast , Cashier.
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Opened for Busines March. 1 9 0 9
CORR KSPON DENTS1
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National Park, New York
F M l ’R KS S HA DA KO.
The new empress «vf Japan Is greatly
M o ved by the Japa.«ese people. Iler
majesty has often betrayed sterling
m d gracious qualities that will make
tier an oruumeut to the throne and u
mother to the people. As a studeut at
the Peeresses' college the young Prlu
cess Sudnko showed uutiring ability
iu ail brunches of knowledge and was
especially marked for her humble and
womauly demeanor. She always walk
ed to and from school like auy one
else and in her studies never fell be
low fifth iu her form. Tbe young
princess ever evinced admiration nnd
respect for her teachers uud on all
appropriate occasions still Invites them
to be present
Her method o f bringing up the young
princes born to her has wou the nd
miration o f the natlou. They are be
ing educated after the manner of their
father, the new emperor. In the plain
and frugal manner o f the soldier. Cer
tain companions from among the sous
of the nobility are chosen for them ns
playmates, nnd they have good times
like other boys, playing In the after
uoons In the Imperial gardens. The
young princes attend school regularly
every forenoon at the Peers’ college,
play from 2 to 4 o ’clock with their
playmates and spend tlie rest of the
evening at Indoor amusements, being
specially fond o f moving pictures. Not
Infrequently the Imperial pa relit* Join
In the children’s fun und udd to the
First National Bank, San Francisco
First Trust & Savings, Coos Bay
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From Portland 9 A . M.
November 2, 9, 1(1, 22, 20
From Coos Bay
November 5, 12, 19, 20
Phone Main 181 ft
PAUL L. STERLING, Agent
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Fred Von Pegert
K IM E
V O N PEGERT
S H O P
G e n e r a l BJacksmithinp
Wagon Making, Machim
Work, Pattern Making and
Casting, Automobile Work
MODERN WOMAN FARMER.
“ C olleg e
Bred, C u ltu r e d end
i n g ” Is Sh e .
There Is u womun furmer living in a
suburb o f Plymouth. Musa., who Is
considered by William D. Hurd, direc
tor of the extension work of tbe
Massachusetts Agricultural college, as
far and away the most successful and
altogether the most worth while person
o f the feminine gender drawing her
pay envelope from Mother Kurth, nnd
she is Just the most refined and eul
tured nnd charming sort o f college bred
woman that can be Imagined, suys
Suburban Life Magnziue.
"She lives In a great and wide nnd
flreplnced century old New England
farmhouse, set at the front of its
owu 200 acres (which tills woman
farmer has reclaimed and cultivated
under the most modern scientific meth
ods) and buttressed ut the hack by Its
own outbuildings for the clean ns a
whit, pure white pigs; the pure blood
ed Holstein cattle, the dellm l''1' nted
Bull Orpington pullets *’
shower bouquet and '....er“ I pillow of
peace greenhouses nnd the high and
broad and original old barn for young
stock, painted ox blood red. with a
tower pointed silo nestling In the cor
ner o f I t ”
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J. n .. O E R D IN G
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C O Q U IL L E , O R E G O N ^
g in e s
Can 7 Be Done
W h e r e Men W e r e Scarce.
Tales o f the scarcity o f men -p a r
ticularly the eligible kind—at summer
resorts have been told until the Joke
Is almost classed in with the mother
In law brand.
One more, however,
has been added, coming from a little
town In Pennsylvania.
There was a stir in the dining hall
o f the hotel when the door opened to
admit a group o f three new arrivals
all o f them masculine, young nnd pas
sably good looking.
The hallful of
femininity tried to nppenr unconcerned
but side glances nnd many little
prlmplngs and giggles followed the
progress o f the trio to their seats. A
general appearance o f decorum was
preserved, however, until the very
smallest specimen o f young ladyhood
In the place—a mile o f n youngster
barely four years old -looked up from
her plate and spied the three. She
opened her eyes wide nnd then. In an
awestruck little piping tone that some
bow reached all over the room, shp
exclaimed. "Mamma, dey’s men!"
A fr a id of Drafts.
•'Did you ever see any one so afr
o f drafts as Aunt Martha?"
“ No: she'd put a wrap on If she cn
Into the room and found the b »ri
drawer open.” —Judge.
The Celebrated bergmann Shoe
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A . J. Sherwood,
National Bank o Commerce, New York Ci
L . H arlocker,
L . H . Hazard, I C rocker W oolw orth N ’ lBank, San F ra n c!
Isaiah H acker.
K. E . Shine. ! F ind N a t’l Bank of Portland. F o r t in n
T h e real th in g in honest men is
one who pa> s the widow that $5 he
borrowed o f the late lamented just
Manufacturers o f
before he left this vale of tears.
Y o u can alw ays tell a belle
T r a n s a c t s a G e n e r a l B a n k i n g B u e in e e fe
R. E.SHINE, V.-Pres.
0. C SANFORD, Rut. ClUltr
FIRST N A T IO N A L B A N K
W hen do you pay the p iin ie r ?
I. N. HAZARD, Cashier
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ditiously transacted at the Iletald
A ll work eutrusted to us
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ENTIRE YEAR OF 1913
BALANCE OF THIS
By p e r l o r m i u g autopsy a doctor
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The S tro n gest and N earest W ater
Proof shoe made for lo g „e ra , miners
p rospectors and m ill men.
T he man w ho can please himself 21 T h u rm a n S treet
P o r t l a n d , O rkooh .
is easily pleased.
You can’t buy silk dresses at
calico prices— You get ju st what you
pay for and i f you order a silk dress
at a calico price you will get skinned—Just so with gasoline en
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