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L I B B Y ’S M I L K
M R S. TOl’ HAM’ S
“Libby’s Evaporated Milk
is positively the very best
canned milk on the market”
That's what all our customers say who have tried It
A S K Y O U R G R O C E R F O R IT
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faces of type and accessories
for the execution of
' A J SHERWOOD Pro
R. I.SHINE, V.-Prcs.
latest lurentloua of other'»
H. HAZARD, Cashier
0. C SANFORD, Asat.Cashlar
braiua “I must go out and look for a
Job of some kind tomorrow. If my
eyes didn’t trouble me so much I’d try
bookkeeping, but what’s the use? I
believe Sarah has a boiled dinner to
op C O gU lliU B, ORBGOp.
day. Well, I’m glad of that, if there's
one thing I enjoy it Is an old fushiou
l r a n s a c t s a G e n e r a l H a n k in g B usin esn
ed boiled dinner.”
Frank T. O’Hair, Who De
Evidences of the dinner of corned
B o i f d o f DIreo to r».
C o rres pon den t,
feated Uncle Joe Cannon.
beef uiul cabbage permeated the little
A. J . Sherwood,
Notion»! B u lk o Commerce, Neu Yoik C’i
house from front to buck. Mr. Top- II. O. Dement,
ham leaned back In his chair aud
L . Harlocker,
L . H , Hazard,
Orooker Wool worth N’lBank, San F ra u ti
smoked easily and rend the paper from
R . E. Shiue. F irst N at’l Hank of Portland, Portland
B y M IL D R E D JERN EG A N
beginning to end, uot even omitting
tiie "want” columns, which were pain
fully suggestive of work.
R. s. K nowlton , President
G eo . A. R obinson , Vice- Pres.
Iu the kitchen Sarah Topham flew
The Tophams grew poorer every
R. H. M ast , Cashier.
year. On the 1st day of January around from table to stove, to sink and
Samuel Top ham registered a solemn pantry and back to table again. There
row that ou the very next «lay he was a high color in tier cheeks, and
would set forth iu quest of work for her blue eyes Hashed strangely as she
the eusuiug year—work that would went to and fro, preparing the good
bring him in a steady income with dinner, filling In gaps of time with the
which to support his growing family. making of a cuke or a batch of biscuit
On the 2d day of January Mr. Top for the customers who were ouly too
ham usually had a brilliant Idea—u glad to buy her toothsome wares.
A knock came at the back door, fol
brain splitting conception of a patent
0p>ned for Busmes March. 1 9 0 9
dishwashing machlue or a baby tender lowed by the anxious face of her near
that might take the place of a paid est neighbor, Mrs. Morris.
“I ’m in a heap of trouble, Mrs. Top #
nursemaid, or an automatic flapjack
C O R RK SPO N D EN TS:
griddle which not only would grease ham,” began tiie visitor, sinking into a X
I.add & Tilton Bank, Portland
First National Bank, San Francisco
itself, but would also tip a suspended chair, "and when 1 smelled your boiled
National Park, New York
First Trust & Savings, Coos Bay
pitcher of butter so that oue might dinner 1 wondered if you wouldn't help
have a continuous succession of well me out.”
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browned flapjacks as fast as one could
"What is it?” asked Sarah prac
remove them from the self greasing tically.
nonburning, self adjusting griddle.
“You know we never have dinner at
Anything in the way of a work saver noou ou Saturday; I always wait and
OLD RELIABLE—EQUIPPED WITH WIRELESS
or labor eliminator appealed to tlie in have it when William comes home at 7
veutive faculty of Samuel Tophaui.
o’clock. Today 1 only had a few sand
As these iileas attacked Samuel on wiches for lunch, because I’m going
the second day of the new year, of down to my sister’s to dinner tonight,
course he then abandoned the idea ot and William will meet me there. Not
ALWAYS ON TIME
seeking manual labor and devoted five minutes ago 1 had a telephoue call
himself exclusively to the perfecting of I from the depot saying that my aunt
F r o m P o r tla n d 8 P . M .
When last fall the Democrats of the this latest patent. Under these cir |
anti her husband and their four chil
January 5, D, 14, 21, 28
Eighteenth Illinois district began cast cumstnnces it became necessary for dren ure passing through here ou their
Freight received until 3:00 p. m. on date of sailing.
ing about for a candidate to pit against Mrs. Topham to find some means of way to Westlake and will be at my
Joseph G. Cannon they found little en supplying her husband and seven lit house ut dinner time; that’s fifteen min
F ro m C oos B a y
thusiasm among would be legislators tie daughters with food and clothing utes, and I haven’t got a mouthful iu
At service of tide, January 7, 12, 18, 25,
to cross swords with that redoubtable This she did by home baking. She d i1 the house to eat. and they are great
PAUL L. STERLING, Agent
Phone Main 181
campaigner. Remembering Uncle Joe’s It cheerfully and without complain!, providers and have regular farm appe
record of nineteen terms at Washing for the Tophams, great and small, had tites. Would you sell me your dinner?”
Infinite faith in “pa’s" inventions and
Sarah puckered her brow an instant
ton, broken only in 1890, when he was contentedly scrimped and saved so that
defeated for the Fifty-second congress, one day all of them might live siimptu
she said sensibly. "Shall I dish it up
aspirants grew faint hearted. Finally ously on the p ro cess of his success
for you, or will you carry the pots over?
Frank T. O’Hair of Paris, Edgar coun when it should really come to pass.
I’ve got a pot of potatoes boiled sepa
ty, was induced to enter the race. At
On this particular New Year’s morn rately.”
iirst he was reluctant; but, once in the ing Samuel had registered his custom
"I'll take the pots over. Have you
light, he began a campaign that result ary vow with more than his accustom
N o. 42
got a pie to spare?"
ed in the downfall of Mr. Cannon. He ed vigor.
“ Yes,” said Sarah calmly, bringing
proclaimed himself a progressive Dem
“There’s no use talking. Sarah,’’ he the Inst pie in tiie house and folding it
ocrat and started in with no strings said, sinking heavily into a kitchen
in a clean napkin. “Want any help?”
tied to him. What he did to Uncle chair aud looking appealingly at Ids
"No, Indeed. I’ve got time to run
Joe is now a matter of history. For plump little wife from his prominent
back and forth. I’m a thousand times
The farmer knows better than Stickney
getting tiie prestige of his illustri light blue eyes, “1 haven't got the
obliged to you, Mrs. Tophaui. I’ll bring
how t o . et the most from the soil—That’s his
ous opponent, he went forth among the heart to see you go through another
my pocket book over next trip.”
farmers of the district and told them year like the last. Tomorrow morning
Iruilc. Bat Stickney km,vs how to build
At 12:30 Sarah Topham called her
gasoline engines better than anyone—That's his trade.
why Uncle Joe should be retired and a I shall set out and find a job, some
seven little girls In to dinner, and. ns
new man sent to represent the district thing that will at least bring us in
this was the signal for Samuel to also
iu congress. And he won.
Nosier & Norton
bread and cheese.”
appear at the table, they all gathered
Frank T. O’Hnlr is a native of Edgar
“You’ve said that before. Sam,” re about the board together.
B B B B H I
county, where he was born forty-two turned Surah placidly. “ You baven’i
The little girls clapped their hands
years ago in a log cabin. He is of Irish got to worry about that I’m making
NOSLER & NORTON
over a great dish of boiled rice and a
parentage, and his boyhood days were enough from my baking to pay the gr<>
huge pitcher of milk that formed tiie
spent on a farm in a remote country cer and butcher, and we can wear our
district. After a course in the public old clothes for a little while longer. I principal dishes on the table.
The face of Samuel Topham was a
schools he entered Purdue university, am sure the automatic griddle will be
study iu disappointment when he sur
where he took the law course, and on a money maker. Why, whenever 1 feel
veyed the plain meal. Sarah avoided
admittance to the bar began practice extra tired I Just think how easy we
his eyes and poured out two cups of
in Paris. Force of character and abili will have it when that automatic grid
ty have won him a place among the dle is on the market and you”—
“ Y o u ’ v e f o r g o t te u t h e b o ilo d d i n n e r .”
J. L. LAIRD, Proprietor
best lawyers of eastern Illinois and
Samuel lifted a fat hand and shook
his head sadly. “I’m afraid that the he ventured rather timidly.
"Oh, no; there isn’t any boiled din
Leaves Mrytle Point daily at 7 o ’clock
Once before he ran for office, and on automatic griddle is not a success,’’ he
ner,” returned Sarab calmly. “I sold
that occasion he was defeated. In 1802 announced in a hollow voice.
m. Arrives at Roseburg at 2 o’clock
he was a candidate for mayor of Paris
“Not—a —success?” Sarah Topham’s it to Mrs. Morris. She had unexpected
Leaves Rosebutg daily at 7 a. m., ar
against his prospective father-in-law. voice showed more genuine dismay company.”
“Sold the dinner? Are we to eat this
riving at Myrtle l’oint at 2 o’clock.
D. D. Huston, father of the girl he than it had done iu the case of the
hoped to wed, was his Republican op failure of the dishwasher and the baby —rice?” Mr. Topham's voice was elo
Special rigs for parties at any time.
ponent, and the battle was bitterly tender, which had been the last two quent of disgust.
“Of course. It’s very nourishing,
waged. Young O’Hair was forbidden inventions of her husband's restless
by Papa Huston to enter his home, but brain. Now she removed her hands Samuel. You kuow the Japanese live
when tiie tide of victory turned the old from a bowl of flour and surveyed almost entirely upon rice and fish.
man’s way he was magnanimous, and Samuel’s gloomy countenance with a They whipped the Russians, you
C a r r y in g U n ite d S t a t e s M a il a n d P a s s e n g e r s ’ B a g g a g e
eventually Miss Huston became Mrs. severe look on her usually good ua- know.”
“1 know. But I’m hungry, Sarah.”
Office at Laird’s Livery Barn, Myrtle P o in t
tured face. “You have heard some
" If you eat rice enough. Satnoel, I’m
thing new?” she asked.
Farmers Telephone 156
Colorado’s New Executive.
“Yes. I had a letttr—a most pecul sure you can get aloug. I’ve been
Like John M. Shafroth, whom he will iarly worded letter—from Mr. Bow thinking that we would live entirely
succeed next January, Elias M. Am man,” admitted Samuel, taking an en on rice until the automatic griddle is a
mons, governor elect of Colorado, Is a velope from his |>o<ket and surveying success. Rice is cheap, aud we need
all I can earn to”—
Democrat From 1802 up to and in the superscription resentfully.
“Oh, very well, Sarah, you needn’t
“Well, what did he say, Samuel?
You know you asked him for a candid explain any further,” said Samuel, with
opinion of its merits. He's your sec great dignity, and forthwith attacked
ond cousiu and outfit not to be afraid his rice and milk gloomily.
All the afternoon he spent in moody
to speak right out ’1
“He spoke right qit,” muttered Sam cogitation before the air tight stove in
the parlor, lie did not see his wife
slip quietly out of tiie side door and
“What did he say?”
hasten down the street and turn into
“He said,” returned Samuel reluc
the wide driveway of Moses Bowman’s
tantly, “that no one except an unmiti
handsome home. He did not see her
gated idiot and a constitutionally lazy
when she returned with flushed cheeks
and shiftless loafer would ever have
and resumed her work iu the kitchen.
spent a year of Ged's good time in
“Rice for supper, too?” he asked dis
perfecting such a fool’s idea as my
mally at 0 o’clock that night.
automatic griddle. I believe you might
“ Yes, indeed. I’m greatly taken with
call that a candid opinion.”
the idea. Samuel,” cried his wife en
“Why—the idea!” gasped Sarah Top-
thusiastically. “Let us live upon rice
“I shall seek \ Job tomorrow,” went and ndlk until one of your inventions
is perfected. I’m sure the children are
on Samuel weakly.
He was surprised at his wife’s willing to do it.”
Mr. Topham said nothing at all in
prompt reply. ‘It’s a good Idea, Sam
uel,” she said energetically.
“I ’m reply, and when the meal was con
afraid that we mven't capital enough cluded lie put ou his hat and left the
house. It was significant that he, too,
to wait until tin griddle is a success.”
“Of course, Sarah, when you lose turned iuto the Moses Bowman place.
At 9 he returned to find Sarah darn
faith In me I nust go to the wall,”
said Samuel Tipburu with dignity, and ing stockings before the fire.
“I ’ve got a job, Sarah," he said in
so, folding the frankly written letter
of his second «ouslu, the inventor left a heartbroken voice. “Moses Bowman
the kitchen aid strolled into the par says he will give me a life Job iu his
lor of the cotage. where his morris ofiice as assistant bookkeeper. I’ve *
ELIAS M. AMMONS.
chair was dravn before a glowing lit taken it and go to work Monday morn
ing. 1 can’t live on rice and milk
eluding the last election the state has tle air tight stove.
From the window he could see his
been Democratic in national elections
except In 1004, when the Republican seven diminutive daughters coasting dles or not 1 don't suppose there ever
party was victorious. Mr. Ammons down the hill that sloped from their will lie an invention to equal that one.”
“1 don’t know about that.” said Sa
has always 1 h » cu active in politics and cottage to the blghrond. He sighed
“Y es, M adam, this fabric shows identically the
Is considered one of the best stump deeply. If his wonderful schemes had ■ rah Tophait to herself as she broiled a
only carried out successfully these sev steak she had secreted to celebrate this
speakers in the state.
same details and color as would be shown in broad day
The governor elect is a wealthy stock en daughters W o t Id each be an heiress. ]
light. Y ou see I'm display in > the goods under the clear
grower and ranchman and is fifty-four wearing rich for coats and ermine that. I’ve au invention of my own
white rays of this wonderful new General Electric Mazda
years old He bas a big ranch in Lari hoods instead of bright little red caps that would make me a millionairess ii
mer county and is identified with oth and cloaks fashioned by Sarah's busy I could get it on tiie market but I
Lamp. It’s really the equivalent of daylight, and that’s
guess I'll have to give It to my daugh
er business Interests. He has repre hands.
why all up-to-date stores are using it.
O f course there
“Ha—hum!” sighed Samuel, filling his ters for wedding gifts some day. I
sented his district in both branches of
are also other vital reasons, one of which is this: the G - E
the state legislature for the past ten pipe and reaching for the morning guess I’ll call It 'Sarah Topham’s Au
Mazda Lamp gives tw ic e the light of the ordinary car
years, the Inst two terms as state sen newspaper. It was necessary for Sam tomatic Genius Cure,’ for It certainly
ator. The legislatura of Colorado uel to subscrlln? to a New York daily will make a man work when nothin*
incandescent lamp— and c o s ts le s s to burn.
paper in order to keep track of the else appeals to him. Starve ’em out,
I say. That’s my invention!”
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