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could tjake response to these remarks
R. I.SHIRE, V.-Pres.
there came a shuttling sound across the won, why, there would be something
I. H. HAZARD, Ceahlar
0. C. SANFORD, A ,it. Cashier
grass and appeared Wall Lee clad in
Philippin* Island* Scene of Gr**t A c
, immaculate white garments and beur- aud women—that little leaning on the
tivity Among Nativo Famala*.
stronger arm of the male, that de
I lng a huge tray.
You would not think that a woman
*‘A1 yah!" he screeched when he lightful seuse o f protection that muse
O P COfiUlLiLiB, O R E G O N .
could over outwork a man when it
saw the six perched on the fence, bo the privilege of every happily mar
comes to heavy road work, but such
All of these women
T r a n s a c t s a G e n e r a l B a n k in g B u s in e s * -
Is nevertheless the case in the Philip
; compllmens and mebbe geuletnens were happily married, and had not
Mrs. Percy Fehu come to stir them to
In the construction o f the l ’aotiy-Cur-
Account of the Suffragist
B•ard *1 Dlreotara.
C o rr *, ,*nA*nti
Wah Lee, relieved of his burden an Inclpnent rebellion each one would
rimao road it is recalled that at one
dainties, balanced the tray on one have goue her way unmurmuring. Per K . 0 . D em ent,
A . J . Sherw ood.
N a tio n a l Httok u Com m erce, N e w Y o r k C l
time there were approximately 600
Meeting at Tw in Star Ranch
bony hand and turned to go.
L . R a rlo ck a r,
L . H . H a zard ,
O rockar W o o lw o r th N 'llU n k , 8 au K ran cl
women and girls employed dally, nota»
"IIo w is the party going along. Wah stand thfe real issues of the cause that
Iaaiah H a ck er,
It . K . Shine.
F lra t N a t ’l Bank o f P o rtla n d .
Portla n d .
the Engineering News. These fem
inine workers, receiving from 20 to
Five women stood aggressively at the
25 or 35 centavos per day, according to
edge of the abyss. Five men gazeo
.- - at countenance toward them.
their strength and ability, are moat g - —
at them with hostile eyes and ques
East End First St.
R. 8. K n o w lt o n , President
G eo . A. R o binson , Vice-Pres.
efficient when materials for subgrado,
There were six of them sitting in n like what you call ’em—fire crackers tioned the wisdom of marriage with X
R. II. M a s t , Cashier.
Murfuclng or gravel and sand for con
row on the rail fence behind the cor —ai, yah! All ladies say, men velly,
crete uro to be carried a short distance.
ment of different nature«.
ral. In the moonlight they loomed velly bad! No like ’em—no ways."
They tie up their skirts or “ paudllng"
Into the silence broke Mrs. Fenn’a
largely as half a dozen loose Jointed
to be less hampered as they work and
light, scornful laugh. The five worn
wield shovels, load, carry and empty
wood himself of the Twin Star ranch
"W e can’t stand for that line of on turned as by oue accord towar»*
their baskets with a zeal that outclass
and his henchmen—Jink Prole, Tony talk," said Jink Prole decisively ns he the door, and the eyes of the five men
es tile men.
"I dilated and their hands tightened on
In the construction of tile subgrade on Goff, Jack Raymond and Mason Pep slipped <lo«vn from the fence.
the bridle reins.
the raoay-Curriinao road it was neces
sary to haul material about one-half a Two Bar outfit, beyond Red Spider tell Mrs. Prole that her lord aud mas would have been made, but it ap
Opened for Busmes March. 1890
ter says it’s time to go home." Jink
kilometer at one point. This was ac creek.
All were smoking industriously, and strode to the corral and picked out peared that interruption was to come
complished with women workers. Men
Keek the Flies Out of
loaded the baskets at the borrow pits. each one kept an inquisitive eye train his own horse and the pony that had
From the bunk bouse, where the un-
Your House by putting
The baskets hold about one-sixtieth ed on the lighted windows of the Twin borne his wife to the Three Star attached men of the outfit had beeu
Ladd & Tilton Bank, Portland
First National Bank, San Francisco
cubic meter and are carried on the bead.
in Screen Doors ana
National Park, New York
First Trust & Savings, Coos Bay
One by one the others followed suit playing cards, there sounded the large
On n short haul a woman will carry
until only Boss Carwood was left.
from a meter to a meter and a half of
With heaving shoulders and rumbling
them to order
material per day.
chuckles of mirth he carried the emp There was a rippling piano prelude and
As may be Imagined, there Is con
• Also’ Scree» SafeB, Ironing Boards,
ty dishes to the kitchen door and then then ihe words of a dear familiar song
Bread Boards and Step Lad
siderable talking done as the work pro
took up his stand under the maple sung in a rich, sweet soprano:
ders o f any size
gresses, especially _ln the afternoon,
"Darling, I am growing old,
OLD R E L IA B L E —EQUIPPED W IT H W IRELESS
tree by the front piazza, where he
SCREEN DOOR FACTO R Y
Sliver threads among the gold” —
shamelessly assumed the part of
rance of the dialect may have caused
J. E . Q U I C K
the listener to misinterpret, but It 1»
Jink Prole was the first to reach ody, sacred to married lovers who have
OREGON said that the capataces (men) use some
the house. He rode close to the steps carried love down into old age with
very forcible arguments to convince
A L W A Y S ON TIM E
and rapped loudly with one spurred unbroken chalice?
the women that they should talk less
Sails from Portland at 8 A. M.,
and work more.
August 3, 8, 13, 18, 23, 28
Presently Wah Lee flapped out ex men were smitten dumb; on the piazza
On concrete work women are used
to advantage carrying sand, gravel and
Sails from Coos Bay at Service of Tide
"W ah Lee, please tell Mrs. Prole that
water. They are not strong enough to
August 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30
I am w aiting for her. It Is 11 o’clock," the future—and found the sight good.
mix concrete for any length o f time,
Tickets on sale to all Eastern points ami information as to routes
Emily Dale, her lips tender, her great
said Jack firmly.
so men are employed for that purpose.
and rates cheerfully furnished
Wah Lee flapped into the house, and eyes luminous with a new understand
W. L. K0LM. Agent
momentary silence followed his an ing of love and its relation to life,
Phone Main 181
DRAGGING STATE ROADS.
nouncement. Then came an animated looked at Mason Pepper and saw the
murmur of voices, and Mrs. Prole ap
Successful Roadmaking Depends Large
peared in the doorway—tall, slender, moon.
ly on Co-operation.
Emmerett Raymond saw the girl’s
Several of the states which have
"Jink, dear, did you want me?" she face and the proud pose of the man’s
head, and she felt a vague terror of
realized the great value of the split
Fred Von Pegert
c. I. Kirne
log road drag employ this device In
"Jink, dear," stiffened visibly in the the new influence that was affecting
building state roads. Connecticut has
saddle. " I t ’s time to go home, Anna,"
Some one must break through, some
met with great success by the use of
he said gruffly.
the drag, aud few states In the Union
Mrt. Prole came to the edge of the one must cross the abyss that would
have better roads than Connecticut.
piazza. There was a puzzled look on otherwise widen between husbands
There exists, however, In other states
her amiable countenance as she sur and wives, between lover and sweet
a serious difference of opiniou among
veyed her usually indulgent spouse.
authorities ns to whether or not the
"W hy, what Is the matter?" she was
responsibility of dragging the roads
askiug when there came a rattle of away in lingering cadences Emily Dale
hoofs, and Jack Raymond and Tony stepped forward and crossed the abyss
G e n e r a l Blacksmithing,
Goff clattered to a standstill, each lead on a bridge of love that must last
Wagon Making, Machine
through the years until silver threads
ing a pony.
" I P I H A D A W IF E SH E W O U L D N ’T A T
Work, Pattern Making ar.d
TE N D S U F F R A G E T T E M E E TIN G S ."
"Howdy. Mrs. Prole," greeted Ray mingled with the gold of her pretty
Casting, Automobile Work.
was entertaining a number of ladies mond hurriedly. "W ill you please tell hair.
" I ’m ready now, Mason," she said
who had been invited to meet Mrs. Emmerett that I think It’s time to go
sweetly, and her voice trembled.
Percy Fenn, the well known reformer, home?"
The black horse whirled sharply,
“ And you might say the same thing
and Mason Pepper leaped to the steps
Febe Hatch lighted nnother ciga to my Polly," cut In Tony Goff.
rette, blew a cloud of smoke Into the
“ And, say, Mrs. Prole, just tell Liz and pulled the buckskin pony forward.
moonlight and laughed dryly.
zie Hatch that her boss is waiting here
"Hear that whooping?" he asked. "I and that if she wants his company
reckon this here Mrs. Percy Fenn has home she better hurry," was Febe
got our wives a-going for fair."
Hatch’s contribution to these marital
Vi a Coquille and Myrtle Point
"She could get me going easy orders.
enough," remarked Tony Goff enthu
A t this moment Mason Pepper came
siastically. "She’s sure a good looker." leisurely up on his big black horse, his
Leavt s Marshfield..... 5 a. m.
Mason Pepper hooked a heel in the hand on the bridle rein of Emily Dale’s
1 p. m.
lower rail, crossed his legs and grip buckskin pony.
Leaves Rose burg
6 a. m.
ped one knee In his hands, swaying
"Any message from you, Mason?"
Arrives Marshfield afternoon.
gently to and fro, his handsome eyes asked Mrs. Prole sweetly.
A U C T IO N E E R
on the silver sphere of the moon.
"W hy, ma’am, I ’m just a-w’aiting for
Make reservations in advance at Owl
D R A G G IN G CO N N E C TIC U T HOAD.
" I f I had a w ife," he said, with a Emily," said Mason in a tired tone.
Drug Store, Marssfield.
When you get one, get one o f exper rests solely upon the farmers’ shoul superior air, "she wouldn’t attend any
"Very well. I will give your mes
ience—26 years at the business
Stages, Myrtle Point lo Roseburg, Carrying Baggage and United Stales Mail
should do this work.
go anywhere I didn’t approve of."
appeared within the house.
In the last analysis successful road-
E. G. C A S S ID Y
This bombshell was followed by a
A ripple of musical laughter follow
J. L. L A IR D , Proprietor
making depends upon harmonious co dead silence.
ed the messages. It came in a silvery
Livery Barn, Myrile Point, Both Phones
operation between Individuals and
Boss Carwood drew a long breath.
stream from the throat o f Mrs. Percy
county, state and national authorities.
"Do tell us some more things, Ma Fenn, who apologized prettily for the
We may not have reached the stage son," he said in a choking voice. " I f lapse even wjjlle she delivered several
| when state aid to the extent of many there’s one thing more than another stabbing remarks.
millions of dollars is advisable, but that I love and admire. It is to hear
Within the house there was absolute
we certainly have reached the stage a measly, no ’count bachelor tell what silence, while Mrs. Fenn’s words sank
when the burden should be taken from he’s going to do when he gets mar deep into the hearts of the would be
the unsupported shoulders of the ried."
masterful women. Then there was a
farmer, where it has rested all too
"Because he does so diffrunt, I pre rustle o f skirts, and several women
long. The farmer is perfectly willing sume," drawled Mason.
came through the wide hall and out
to do his share, lie simply objects to
"Exactly, and I suppose if your girl upon the piazza.
W ill Accept
the policy which makes his share all —your very best girl—was a-sitting in
In the deep shadow o f the maple
the work and little o f the credit or re the front row there in the living room, Boss Carwood hugged himself glee
clapping her hands at every remark fully.
made by Mis. Percy Fenn. why, Ma
Mrs. Jack Raymond, nee Emmerett
is now fully equipped with modern
CHINESE TO BUILD ROAD. son, I s’pose you’d break the whole Hodge, stepped forward, voicing the
faces of type and accessories
thing off, eh?" Boss Carwood nearly sentiments of her companions as by
Highway Will B« a Hundred Mile« fell off the fence as he leaned for mutual consent.
for the execution of
ward to observe the embarrassment
"W e are not ready to go, Jack," she
Long—To Spare No Expense.
said In a masterful manner. "You
Chinese engineers under the direc
R ID E H O M E A LO N E ?’’
" I sure would!" was Mason’s em may come again In an hour—or leave " Y O U P R E F A E S R K E TO
tion of Jick Q. Wong, an American
D TO N Y GOFF.
the horses and we will ride home
trained engineer, have been in Hong
Emily Dale smiled back at Mrs. Prole.
"Then go In and break it off now!" alone."
kong for some time making arrange
Mrs. Prole and Polly GolT, who, with "Please say ‘good night’ for me to
ments for commencing the survey of yelled Tony Goff triumphantly.
"W hat do you mean?"
Emmerett, lived In cottages on the Mrs. Carwood and tell Mrs. Fenn that
an automobile truck road lu Kwang-
“ Only this. Pep—Miss E m iy Dale’s Twin Star property, waited calmly, her talk has been—so—so enlighten
tung province, which is designated ns
a feeder for the Kwnngtung section of screeching with the rest of ’em in but Mrs. Febe Hatch and Emily Dale
I f Mast# Pepper held her in his
moved uneasily. Both lived beyond
the Canton-Hankow railway and also there!"
"Huh!" was Mr. Pepper’s reply.
Rod Spider creek, and the trail was a arms for an instant before he lifted
probably ns the beginning of a rail
her into the saddle no one noticed It.
From the house came the sound of lonely one.
way in connection with that trunk line.
There are times when absolute inde No one noticed that they rode away
The road now planned and for which excited female voices lifted In happy
at once down the trail, the black horse
detailed surveys are being commenced discussion. They were all talking at pendence Is decidedly uncomfortable.
“ You prefer to ride home alone?" and the buckskin pony so close to
will be substantially 100 miles long. once, and the burden of their song was
gether that Mason and his sweetheart
----- O N-----
It Is expected to start at a station call the oppression o f woman, and their asked Tony Goff, looking his Polly
could hold hands ns they rode slowly
straight in the eye.
ed I ’oko In Chinese, in section 12 of slogan w*as "Equality with man."
"Poor creturs!" said Jack Raymond
Polly, who had been a pretty school- homo.
the Canton Hankow railway, about
in a style unexcelled and at prices
As I said, no one noticed them save,
seventy miles from Canton, and will feelingly. "Every blamed one of them ma’am. eyed her husband unwaver
equally as inviting as can be
follow the line of the old imperial mall
“ O f course not,” she said cheerfully, tion was immediately transferred to
a ml courier road or path, a road over comfortable house, and them as hasn’t
obtained from others
the four cowpunchers who waited con
which Imperial dispatches have been expects to catch a husband and have a "but you men must understand that
you cannot dictate to us in little mat
transported for hundreds of years by
adieus in the house and then obedient
relays much in the manner o f the old didn't think my Emmerett was so dis ters of this sort. We will send word
ly rode home beside their respective
L A C E C U R T A I N S pony express in the western states of satisfied with me."
when we are ready to go."
" It ’s going to make a lot of divided
Mr. Goff stansl resentfully at her. husbands.
the United States, except that as a
When the last one had gone and
Prole lie was torn between Indignation and
rule the service was performed by run households." observed Jink
there still remained a group of unde
nel's. The new road will extend to thoughtfully, "this here difTrunce of the chivalry of the plainsman. Mason
repper’s black horse stirred uneasily cided women about Mrs. Percy Fenn,
the town of Kongsi, near the border Opinion."
will need laundering this
"They’s stopped talking—so much,’' as his master’s hand fell heavily on Carwood heard the laugh of the re
Fukien province. It is planned to
former once more. This time it was
give the new road considerable hard volunteered Tony Goff. " I t must be his satiny neck.
spring. Send them to
because they’ve found something bet
" I reckon Mrs. Goff has expressed rather metallic in tone.
surface dressing.—Horseless Age.
"I guess I’ll go In and stand by the
ter to do. probably eating."
us. W e wash Quilts at
the sentiments of all the ladies?" said
"Funny how then can all be so hap Mr. Pepper, with a questioning eye missus." muttered Carwood. ’’Seem«
15 cents, Comforts at 25
like she’ll need some help In mnnag- |
The little island of Jamaica has over py not believing in the protection of fixed on Emily Dale’s lovely face.
We will wash ! 1.0PO miles of tlrst class macadam husbands and that the most beautiful
Miss Dale lifted a scornful lip and lng Mrs. Percy, and when there’s trou- |
ble brewing I guess there isn’t any- 1
roads. Each section. .1 distance rang thing any W’ o iu n n can do is to make a tossed her head.
your Wool Blankets for
P R IN T E D PR O M P T LY
Silence fell between the five wom thing that a woman likes to hav®
ing from a few hundred yards to a happy home and keep her husband lov
around better than a mere husband. I
A C C U R A TE L Y
you better than you can
mile or more, is in charge o f a sec ing her long after they’re both old and en in the piazza and the five men
and I’m the man for the Job!" And as
tion man or woman, who is responsi forlorn." Thus spoke Ihe lone bache waiting at the steps. Somehow each
do them and for the
one of the ten knew that there was ’’«* went the boss softly whistled a
ble for the roads condition within lor of the company.
l *rs o f "Silver Threads Among
Before Mason Pepper’s companions an Impending crisis. I f the piazza
small charge of 25 cents.
‘ ' ’d.”
Send the entire family
W o rk entrusted to us will receive the personal supervision
'T ie lost money in a wheat deal."
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of a practical printer who takes pride in the
"Then I haven’t a grain of sympathy
OREGON and W A S H IN G T O N
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