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©1 m sg of young men. Be this hm It mo.'
terror. Later they would come bar’ .
I had not been In the house nu hour I
peering fearfully to gain possession »f
R. S. K nowlton , President
G eo . A. R obinson , Viee-PreB.
fore 1 saw evidence in the girl of a
the specimen cases because their em
R- H. M ast , Cashier.
strong predisposition in my favor
ployer would never need them ugaiu.
Then, too, the terrible risk I was run
The heavy vine twisted upward lv>
nlng served to heighten her Interest lr
the orchids now only fifteen feet above
me. As to my feelings for her, 1 wifi
^ ^ A L W K Y S BEGINS I SMALL LUMP LIKE
his head. He looked at them with
refer to that later.
THIS and ALWAYS P O I S O N S DEEP GLANDS
starting eyes because swaying above
“I may as well say here, however,
m THE ARMPIT AND K I L L S Q U I C K L Y
them was the monstrous, threaten!i ;
that 1 couldn't tear myself away from
head of a boa constrictor whose great
her till evening, when I started agaii.
body was twisted around the vine to
S h e Disp la y ed M i l i t a r y G en
for a night ride toward Stevenson
A Story o f the
which he clung.
Junction. Intending to go on from there
ius U n c o n s c i o u s l y
How his keen eyes had failed to d
0p>ned for Busines March. 18 9 0
IF I FAIL TO CURE any CANCER or TUM OR
to Bridgeport, with a view to learning
tect the body of the great snake as it
what force there was at the lattei X
I TREAT BEFORE it Poisons Bone orOeep Glands
twisted upland around the large trunk
place guarding the long railroad bridge . J .
By C L A R ISSA M A C H IE
. . of the giaut vine he never knew.
No KNIFE or PAIN
across the Tennessee river. 1 got on
I>eatb stared him in the face. I f
Ladd & Tiltcn Bank, Portland
First National Bank, San Francisco
No Pay Until Cured|
very well, penetrated as far as 1 had
By T IM O T H Y L. DODGE -
he drop pet! into the river the monster s
No X Kay or other
National Park, New York
Firat Trust & Savings, Coos Bay
Intended and made my way back to
. . . . . . .
Cwindlo. An island
plant makes the cure
tli* home where I bad left the girl.
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‘l '" 1’4 "■ that jungle failing In that, the deadly water se •
“She told me that the family had in along the upper reaches of the Orinoco pents would put him out of existence.
ny TUMOR, LUMP or!
“lt’a all very well to educate a man
>re on the lip,.face
Already the body moved sluggishl;
in the science of war,” said the old curred hostility for harboring me. since , Cha’ les Goodell. orchid hunter for a
or body long is Cancer
the woman with whom I had break- J
but his fascinated eyes did not leav »
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fasted oil my way down had reported
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■eat free; tefltuuoniala of
faculties in him that go to make a my presence to a Confederate cavalry the high bank of the river and looked the hideous head among the orchid
The flat eyes regarded him with eoM
ousands cured at home
B IT S T O »O M R
force In the vicinity and they had been
orchids clinging to the top of u rotted hatred; the ugly mouth grinned.
any good. We had a lot of book gen looking for me.
He heard the distant shouts of hi <
“The girl learned that there wen tree trunk that overhung the river. It Indians.
era Is lu the war between the states,
1» C A N C E R . We refuse thousands D y i n g ,
Even If they had come i > T
ALWAYS ON TIME
Came Too Late. We have cured 10,000 in 20 yrs.
and we had some born generals. The scattered forces in my way on the
him they could not help him.
Sails from Portland at 8 P. M.,
Address SR. & M RS. DR. CHAM LEY & CO. former «lid a lot of harm, and the latter watch for me, so I decided to make a witii the delicate butterfly blossoms, ITis first downward movement wou' ’
A 436 VALENCIA ST., SAN FRANCISCO, CAL — well, the latter did a lot of harm to
back over the Cumberland plateau. I over the slothful river that it would ■ end.
Sails from Coes Bay at Service of Tide
KINDLY MAIL this to some one with CANCER tlie enemy.
parted from my love on an eminence bridge when it crashed down in the
He closed his eyes and prayed. IT *
“You wouldn’t expect to find military
uear her home where she could sec hurricane season.
:• Ticket* on sale lo all Fasten. ....... and information as to routes
talents In a woman, would you? Well, me for a long distance. I cheered her
Goodell’s Carib Indians had refused I thought of Ids mother and of All« e
i Blake, the girl he was to marry.
and rate- cheerfully furuiahed
I spent four years under generals of by telling her that the Yankees would to climb the tree and were now squat
Ills grip loosened on the tw istel
all kinds, and the genius for war that be down there soon in fore© and 1 ting sullenly around a little fire on j vine, so dreadfully Imbued with life;
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Phone Main 181
which a bird was cooking.
came most particularly under ray ob would surely see her again.
j h!s feet slipped.
Tiie mauve orchids tempted .Goodell
servation was displayed by a girl.
“About a mile south of my starting
| The vine moved.
“In the spring of 1862, when the army point I came to a river. I crossed It beyond discretion. He decided to
Tie looked up and saw that the ugly
I was with was at Shelbyville, Tenn.. by a ford and had ridden another milt mount the tree and secure them him I bead was lowered.
O O O O O O O O O C O O O O O O O O O «:
ray captain told me that there was a when I struck a crossroad by which self. although he knew the risk he ran I Again he slipped down and again
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call from general headquarters for 1 intended to proceed eastward and in doing so.
C. 1. Kime
the vine moved.
If the tree should fall under his
some one to go south on secret service then northward. I had just turned
j Cold sweat broke out on his body ami
— learn wlmt force of Confederates when I heard a voice behind me weight he would be flung into the his face dripped.
was occupying the territory south of calling on me to throw up my hands. river, a prey to the vicious alligators
Now bo bent his body and looked
I did so at once, and three Confederate or the venomous snakes that abounded. down at the tall of the serpent. It
But the securing of this particular had loosened from the vine and was
cavalrymen in charge of a corporal
specimen would not only be u triumph, moving to and fro like the pendulum
took me In.
“After questioning me they decid'd but It meant a liberal sum of money of a clock.
that I was the man they were look added to the store he was saving up
Death above and death below! Well,
B ast End First St.
ing for and started with me for the for a home and the girl he expected to he would die fighting.
camp of the force to which they be make his wife on his return.
G e n e r a l Flaeksmithing,
His hand found his revolver, and
Wagon Making, Machine
lie had examined the orchid through he wriggled around until he could see
Work, Pattern Making and
“The road struck the river at the ford his flcldglnsses, and he was convinced tlie head again.
Casting, Automobile Work.
and we started In to cross it single that it was the long lost specimen that
It had flattened Itself among the or
file. Two of my captors preceded and Mr. Clay, his employer, had offered chids and was regarding him coldly
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two followed me. There was a ledge $10,000 for. There were the delicate ns before. lie would wait until It lift
Just below the ford which my girl mauve outer leaves with tiie hearts of ed again, and when Its throat was
had cautioned me against, calling my flaming crimson and orange, with mar presented to view he would try to
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attention to the fact that the running velous stripings of black.
blow the head off. It would be diffi
water would deceive me as to the
There were two ways of reaching the cult at that distance with a single
direction I needed to take. She told mauve orchids. One was to climb the shot, and the death agonies of the rep
letterheads and envel
me that if I dldu’t keep well upstream tree trunk with the risk of weighting tile might involve his own death.
opes ma Ice a favorable
I would go over the ledge into deep it down to destruction when he reach
impression on your cor
Goodell closed his eyes again and
ed the upper part. This way was hin muttered a prayer as the strongest
Ard Auto Line
‘I soon saw that the first man in dered by a tangle of great vines that men do in moments of danger. The
line, the corporal, was heading too far
head was lifting again and resumed its
see If your station
downstream. When he reached the
I civ- 9 Myrtle Point 5 a. m.
swaying movement. Higher, higher it
ery cannot be lin
A i rives lit) sc burg, next day
went, until the mottled throat was re
proved In some re
ledge and 1 saw him no more. The
Leaves Roseburg..... 0 p. ni.
next man was frightened, but headed
Arr. .Myrtu Point by 10 p. m.
his horse farther upstream. I wished
The bullet went over Its head. ITis
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work at lowest prices
I could go over the ledge and be
arm was unsteady: he must try again.
Drug Stoie, Marshfield.
drowned, to save mysel/ from a bang
can be bad In our Job
Again he raised the automatic revolver,
and again it sounded on the heavy ju n
direction when the man next in my
Carrying Baggage and United Slates Mail
rear, who had come up beside me.
G es j s U o
J. L. LAIRD, P r o p r ie t o r
seized my bridle rein.
The head of the reptile wagged vio
“When 1 was looking him In the face
Office at Laird’s Livery Barn, Myi le Point, Both Phoucs
" I RECOGNIZED T H E U IR L I H A D D E F T AN
lently and all outlines were lost as the
I saw a round hole appear In his fore
H O U R B EFO RE.”
bullet found its mark. The great bod;»
trembled violently, the tail lashed to
us and come back wkh the informa head. He fell from his horse and was
R. E.SHINE, V .-l rts
and fro. and the vine slipped down « J. SHERWOOD P r o .
tion. 1 was a private in those days
I. H. HAE m RD, ¿asuier
and anxious to do something by which
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I might gain promotion. I thought a mystery. I glanced to the opposite
Charles Goodell slipped down, his
Regular as the Clock
that If I gained the information to bank and saw a little cloud of smoke,
eyes ever on the horrid specter of the
enable the general to carry out any but no oue who had fired a shot.
"Two of the four men were now
plans he might have I could count on
o p c o q u iu l is , o n e c o ti,
Once he glanced below and saw that
his influence. So I volunteered and eliminated. The man behind me was
the tail was lashing the water. He
was ordered to report at headquarters. a brave fellow. He spurred forward
took courage and slipped farther down. T r a r i H u c i s o G e n e r a l B u n k i n g B u s s in e :
The general questioned me, aud evi and. drawing his revolver, ordered me
The great body of the dying reptile,
First-class fare only .
dently making up his mind to try me to proceed. But we hadn’t gone six
came down with him.
Boaro of D ire e u ra
Up freight, per ton
told me to scout southward aud learu yards before I heard a crack, and at
Three feet above the river bank he
so far as 1 could just what Confeder the same time my man fell from bis
could stand the horror no longer, and R .Ü . D em ent,
A J . .Sherwood,
Nation**) B an k <> i ,onui>«j >i e. \ .v ' . • * «
ate forces were between him and the saddle. Where he was hit I did not
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he dropped, clutching at a young greer
L . H. H azard.
C rocker W nolw oith N )l >ank, iS»n h ru n . i
Tennessee river. He was intending know, but if he wasn’t killed he was
vine that swung harmlessly near.
Kainh H acker,
E. & E. T . K ru se
R . E. S h in e.
Fire« N a t’1 bank <.f Portlan d .
1 n it d m ;
to make a forced inarch with a view to
The green vine held and broke his
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cutting a railroad, lie left me free to
fall. He swung violently to and fro
go in uniform or in citizen’s dress, as 1 man urging his horse as fast as he
and when a favorable opportunity pre
pleased. I concluded that I could get
seated itself be loosened his hold and
Fo r R eservations
farther south a ml learn more by as the southern shore. He had evidently
fell upon the ground close beside his
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suming to he a southerner, so T chose
T H E B U L L E T W E N T O VER ITS H E A D .
heap of specimen cases. Then he faint
to go In citizen’s dress.
must lie cut through with a machete ed away for tiie first time in his adven
Agents, Coquille, O regon
“I confess I didn’t like the prospect
“I was now free as a bird, and it before lie could reach the coveted prize.
of being detected ns a Yankee soldier
lie recovered consciousness almosi
The other way was to climb up the
in disguise within the enemy’s lines
great twisted vine that hung down immediately, for the shots had brought
hunting for information, for I was
ward from the very point where the back his frightened Indians, and the;,
rta T v rs
pretty sure In that case to be hanged some one hud saved me from my cup orchids clung to the tree. The vine gathered about him with scared looks
for a spy. Besides, I was starting at
swung almost within his reach now.
night, which Is just the time a man's that 1 would be the next victim. How and its lower end touched the surface
He took out his emergency flask and
is now fully equipped with modern
pluck Is at the lowest ebb. I rode most ever, I lost no time in pushing forward of the water.
restored in a measure his shattered
faces of type and accessories
of the night and early in the morning
“The twisted vine,’’ he decided at nerves. He sent them to the river to
stopped at the outskirts of a town my horse carried n.e up the steep as last, and, tossing aside his hat, he look at the dead carcass of the boa
for the execution of
pulled on heavy gauntlets, saw that his constrictor, but always they came back
“Those towns down there were sure about me aud at the base of u tree saw leather puttees covered every exposed aud gazed at him as though upon a
to sympathize with one side or the a girl lying on the ground, with a rifle portion of his lower limbs and took spirit from another world.
other. Shelbyville was largely in favor beside her. I spurred toward her, dls hold of the twisted vine.
Looking at his watch, he found that
of the Federal«; I d Fayetteville they mounted and recognized the girl I had
B is Indians gathered around the tree three hours had passed since he had
were all Confederates. I didn’t know left not an hour before.
with the eager curiosity of children in climbed the twisted vine. It had seem
“She was in a dead faint, but I pick
this at the time, and I didn’t take pre
the performance of his difficult feat. ed like fifteen minutes. No wonder he
cautions. I stopped at a house and ed her up and kissed her back to con As he pulled himself up by the strength felt like an old man under the consum
asked for some breakfast, for which 1 sciousness.
of his massive arms and shoulders Ills ing fear of those three horrible hours.
“She bad seen me captured and my
paid in greenbacks. This excited sus
The continued wonder of his guides
lees and feet were twined about the
picion; the woman of the house played captors start for the river. Her mili thick vine.
excited his impatience, and he drew
Union and drew a confession from me tary eye had taken in the situation at
Suddenly the Indians uttered shrill out a pocket mirror and looked at him
that I was of the same persuasion. If once. Running home, she had got a cries of alarm and disappeared in the
there had been a man about I would rifle, and returning lay in concealment
Ilis face peered at him pale and hag
have been in trouble right off. As It with a view to attacking the enemy
was. I thought It best to mount my while crossing the stream. Seeing the to frighten them. and. noting that lfiH
lender heading too far down, she had
horse and get away.
specimens were safe, went stolidly up
The wondering Indians now climbed
“I went on southward, talking wltu waited till he fell over the ledge; then, on his perilous climb; the vine swayed
in a style unexcelled and at prices
tin* people 1 mot. telling them that I taking advantage of the confusion, sh«* now and then under his weight, but the tree without protest, and the mauve
orchids which had blanched Goodell’s
equally as inviting as can be
had come from Shelbyville and had had opened fire.
its upper tendrils appeared to be firmly hair to obtain were packed away in
left a force of Yankees there. Then I
"There are many Instances in history
obtained from others
fastened t<» the tree trunk, while Its the specimen cases, and the little expe
asked them about 'our fellows* and where generals have seized upon Just roots 'were strongly intrenched in the
dition turned down tiie river.
got all they knew. At noon I stopped such a moment to rout an enemy, hut
Many weeks later Charles Goodell
at a farmhouse, and tills time 1 struck this is the only affair of the kind that
Goodell «lid not know when he felt
Every Part of the Art of
a Union family sure enough. The came under my own personal observa n change in the character of the vine appeared in Philadelphia anil delivered
his consignment of valuable orchids to
father was away serving with an east tion. Besides. It saved my life.
up which he was climbing with the
“I got the girl back to her house and orchids ever growing nearer to his his employer. But the case of mauv<
Tennessee Federal regiment. There
orchids came last.
were a mother, n daughter about twen then pushed my horse to his utmost eager touch.
Has Had Our Careful
“IIow about these?” demanded Mr
ty years old and some small children. to place ns many miles as possible he
First the twisted vino had been Clay eagerly.
"I soon found that it was safe to tween me and that region. Fortunate
slightly rough, but its bark appeared
confide In those people and confessed ly I eluded those on the watch for me to be smooth now. sometimes almost I “Those,” said Goodell slowly, “an*
myself a Union man. I also told the and got my Information In to the gen slippery to the touch, and once Goodell j the price of my nerve and a portion of
my youth. I shall never hunt nnothei
daughter Just what I was a spy. She ernl. He commended me highly for
would have sworn that It moved. But \
caught her breath and bit her lip. my work and recommended me to the it was « old and clammy. Once Ills face orchid. Mr. Clay. The price of the
mauve orchids Is $25,000.”
It is our business, so it
knowing full well what my fate would governor of my state for a com mis I]
| ton lied it. and he drew back with n
“I will pay it.” said the rich man
be if caught.
is necessary that we use
feel I n •• of sickening revulsion.
ITe j quickly, “and afterward you may teh
“ I have never known such quick ! “What became of the girl?” asked
felt faint and dizzy, and he closed Ills ; me the reason why you value them so
<-ns s of love between the sexes as dur ! one of the listeners.
the very best, and latest
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Inc that war. Perhaps the girls, being ! “Our force advanced as soon as I g
methods to turn out the
to camp, and I saw her again frequen* j t«> confront the renJ horror of tin* j So Charles Goodell told him the sto
country bred, had not met any men ex
cept country bumpkins and were the I ly. After the war I went down th<
best work possible
ry of the twisted vine as I have told K
more easily attracted to a different and married h e r”
\n wonder his Caritrs had fled l ■» j to vou.
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