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The morning sunshine streamed
through the open windows of the
ranch house, where Sebu Wiutou and
his daughter sat at breakfast.
strengthened the deep bronze of Seba's
cheek and brought out high lights in
Eve’s copper colored hair.
• You look like you wasn't feeling up
to the scratch, honey,” said Sebti so
iicitiously. "1 reckon all this dancing
and highfalutin entertainments ain’t
good for little girls.”
"I ni all right, find.” said Eve listless
,.v. “ only it's tired sort of weather, you
know.'* She looked past him through
iIn- eastern window' where the outline
of ihe sun scorched hills melted Into a
“ Let me see, honey. 1 most forgot
j how long you and Buck’s been engag-
1 ed,” he said, with clumsily assumed
Eve reddened from brow to chin, and
the fork in her hand rattled to the
She laughed nervously—Eve
who had never confessed to nerves in
ull her free young life—and still kept
her eyes on the eastern hills.
"Oh, 1 believe It’s three years, dad
It’s funny, but I ’ve almost forgotten
Sebn WInton got upon his feet and
paused behind her chair.
” 1 don’t want to lose you, Evle, but
If you’re keeping Buck waiting be
cause of your—your sense of duty to
me—why. you needn’t iniud. I only
want you to be happy.” lie kissed the
top of her head and hastily left the
When the Chinese servant had re
ceived his orders for the day Eve put
on her riding things and went to the
‘‘Jim, where Is my futher?” she ask
ed of the lad who saddled the roan
"H e went to the gulch with Wade.
There’s some dispute over a critter
with three brands, and Mr. Wiuton’s
gone over to see about I t ”
Jim watched Eve curiously as she
mounted and rode away without her
accustomed gay leave tuking.
" I f It’s that skunk of a Buck Miles
that’s making her look that way I ’ll
smash his head!” muttered Jim, for
Eve was adored by every member of
the Double X outfit.
The night before there had been a
dance at the gulch seboolhouse. and
the wailing sweetness of the violins
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still buunted her ears with Irritating
persistence — irritating because the
evening had been such an unhappy
one for poor Eve.
She had gone to the dance with her
father, as usual, but Seba Win ton had
remained only long enough to deliver
his daughter into her lover’s care, and
then he had departed for home and
uu early bed.
To Eve it seemed that the evening
would never end. Buck had danced
once with her and after that had open
ly devoted himself to black eyed Mat-
tie Young, to the wonderment und dis
gust of the male guests.
Eve, pale and frightened nt what
she knew not threatened to destroy
her happiness, did not lack for part
ners. They swarmed about her like
bees, and there were much laughter
and merriment among them, for to a
man they strove to eliminate the Idea
that Eve was beiug neglected by Buck
Eve remembered their efforts with
warm grntitude, and she recollected
that the new schoolteacher unbent
from his dignity and danced with her
several times. lie talked to her in his
pleasant, well modulated voice, but to-
ilny Eve could not recall n word of
She only knew
that she had felt a sense of protection
In his tall, broad shouldered figure and
in the warm kindliness of his voice.
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tjscher bad gone borne with ber. To handsome face carved into grim lines
Eve’, consternation, Buck M il»« bad of resolve.
I . IL NA ARD, C . U l . r
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disappeared before tbe last duuce wltb
“ Eve!” he called.
She waa quivering
Eve arose and wulked out to the
under this last insult when out of tbe edge of the troll.
cbnos of tbe evening bud come I’ hlllp
o p C O fU IU U B , OpBOOr*.
“ You are calllug me?” she usked
Latulous deep voice, rioting clear aud coldly.
Insistent above tbe ebutter und move
T r a n s a c t » a G e n e r a l H a n k in g B im in e a *
He uodiled uud held out u glittering
ment of departure.
" I hope you have not forgotten your
“ I got this awhile ago. Why did you
Board of Director!
promise that 1 shall take you borne, send it back?”
A. J. Sherwood,
Miss Winton,” be said, uud every oue
“ You know why I returned I t ”
; Natioual Bank o Commerce, New York Cl
beard him aud was glad. Although no
“ 1 didn’t suspect you of petty Jeal
I j . Harlocker,
L. H. Hazard,
Crocker Woolworth N’ IBank, San Frond
■ such promise bud been usked or given. ousy, Eve,” he flashed.
t»aiah Hact er.
R. K. Shine. First Nst’l Bark ,,f Portland, Portland.
Eve bad auilled nud takeu bis proffer
“ 1 am not Jealous now, Buck," said
ed arm and entered tbe wultlng buggy. Eve quietly. "You are free to make
And now, after u sleepless night, she your choice now. 1 cannot marry you."
R. S. K n o w lt o n , President
G eo . A. R o binson , Vice-Pres.
wus rueiug over tbe parched ground,
"W hy? Has thut white llvered school
rkllug away from Buckman Miles’ teacher” —
R- H. M a s t , Cashier.
property, which bordered ber father’s
Philip Landon stepped out beside
During the Present Y ear Thirteen
ranch on tbe south.
States Have Passed La ws All o w irg
Over to the south, away from which
“ Y'ou ore shouting so loud I can’t
the Use of Convicts In the Construc
she was now riding, lay the Lazy O help hearing what you say," he suid
tion and Repair of Roads.
ranch, of which Miles was tbe owner.
grimly. “ I f you have auy grievance
Eve Winton aud Buck Miles had with uie we’ll huve It out together.
Thirteen states have passed laws
grown up together, und every Incident There Is no necessity for uuuoylug
during the present year allowing tl e
In Eve’s bappy, care free existence Miss Winton."
use of convicts in the construction ai d
seemed to have been interwoven wltb
Buck Miles glared at Landon.
Op ned for Busines March. 1 8 9 0
t|(at of ber neighbor. It was quite nat
“ I'll have It out with you whenever repair of highways, according to a
ural that later they should fall des and wherever I please!” he raged. compilation by Dr. E. Stagg Whitiu,
perately In love und become engaged. “ What do you meau by going home assistant in social legislation In Co- j
But there It bad paused, for three with my girl lust night?”
luinbiu university uud chairman of the
Ladd & Tilton Bank, Portland
First National Rank, San Francisco
years bud pussed since Buck hud slip
“ I f you will get off your horse I'll executive committee of the national
National Park, New York
First Trust & Savings, Coos Bay
ped n diamond ring upon Eve's slim knock you down for that,” retunied committee on prison labor. They are
finger, and Buck bad never mentioned
Arkausus, Delaware. Florida, Illinois,
tbelr marriage, except In tbe most
Indiana, Kansas, Maine, New Jersey,
casual utanner, ns something very far
North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Vermont,
¡g p * *
abend in the future.
West Virginia and Wisconsin.
Suddenly came tbe pounding tbud of
OLD RELIABLE— EQUIPPED WITH WIRELESS
many other states had previously
boofs along the trail behind. She did
passed similur legislation, hut few of
not turn around even when tbe swift
the forty-eight stutes have not adopted
gallop broke Into a trot and some one
rode at ber elbow.
tlie policy of using prisoners to build
ALW AYS ON TIME
Of course It was Buck Miles, eager
and maintain public roads.
and repentant after bis Insults of tbe
West Virginia aud Iowa are tbe two
Portland at 8 P. M.,
states whose laws regarding the work
“ You need not follow me," said Eve
ing of convicts on highways stand out
Sails from Coos Bay at Service of Tide
coldly and without turning ber head.
So anxious was
“ 1 prefer to be quite alone.”
the governor of the former state to se
With a startled ejaculation tbe un
Tickets on sale to all Kastern points and information as to routes
and rate, cheerfully furnished
seen rider turned nud galloped rapidly
New York and with the assistance of
along the trail.
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representatives of the national com
This action was so unlike Buckman
Miles that Eve turned and looked aft
mittee on prison labor, of the roud de
partment of Columbia university and
To her horror It was not Buck Miles.
of the legislative drafting bureau
It was Philip Landon.
worked out bills making compulsory
Placing both bunds to her lips, Eve
Fred V on P e g e rt
j K im e
the employment of convicts on the
hallooed with piercing sweetness. Lan
roads. The West Virginia law author
don turned, hesitated, and then swung
izes the county courts to make appr >-
about and came toward ber.
priations out o f road funds for convii t
“ You wished to speak to me?” be
work; It states that the court shall se- -
teuce any male person over sixteen to
“ Oh, I am so sorry that 1 spoke In
road work instead of to the count /
that way—you see, 1 didn’t know It
was you. 1 thought It was some one
ors unable to furnish bail shall work
else,” faltered Eve with drooping eyes
and shamed cheeks.
A light of understanding flashed Into
G e n e r a I ’lacksmithing
tbe young uiuu's eyes nud then was
Wagon ’ .‘ aking. Machine
Work, P i ‘ tern Making an J
Casting, /kutomolile Work.
"Thank you for explaining,” be said “ D ON T SIIO O T , B U C K , S IIK S A I D T E N S E L Y .
soberly, “ but 1 shnll not take It amiss
COQUI LL E, OREGON
"None of that gun
If you prefer to be alone."
” 1 shall be glad If you will come play. Any coward can shoot an un
wltb me," Bhe said cheerfully. “ I ’m armed man.’’
Buck’s hand dropped from his hip.
going to ride to DevU’s fork.”
At the same moment he slipped from
lie looked at tbe brazen sky.
" I hardly believe It will rain today, the saddle and came toward the school
but Is there water at Devil’s fork?”
"Plenty of sweet spring water,” was
“ What right you got to dictate to
Eve’s reply, and then they rode on me?” he demanded fiercely. “ I f you’re
And Auio Line
side by side, wltb now and then a going to marry Eve—why, then—I sup
brief lnterchnnge of words concerning pose I haven’t got any right to inter
tbe beat of the ascending sun or tho fere. seeing that she’s sent me back
Leaves Myrtle IViiit 5 a. tu.
danger of grass fires, for the crisp my ring. What you got to say, eh?”
Arrives Roseburg, next day
herbage was crackling under their feet,
Landon found himself looking down
6 p. m.
so dry bad been the long seuson.
the blue mouth of Buck’s gun.
Arr. Myrtle Point by 10 p. m.
London found himself watching tbe
“ Leave Miss VVinton’s name out of
changing expressions on Eve'B sweet the matter,” ordered Landon.
Make reservations in advance at O h I
face. There was something Irresisti
Drug Store, Marsh field.
“ I f she’s going to marry you I ’ll let
ble In the soft curves of her lips and you off, but If you’re Just butting in.
tbe upward sweep of ber long, dark thinking you can make ine jealous just
Carrying Baggage and United Stales M ail
to pay me back for—for what 1 didn’t
J. L. LAIRD, Proprietor
Suddenly she turned to him.
do last night, why” — He smiled sig
“ You were very kind last night” uiflcantly.
a t Laird’s Livery Barn, Myrtle Point, Both Phones
she said Impulsively.
Eve realized that Buckman Miles
“ You were kind to me,” be chided
on the roads and If acquitted when
gently. “ 1 am afraid I bored you wltb was drunk. She looked at Landon’s tried shall be paid 50 cents a day for
set face, aud she knew that he was
my talk about myself.”
each day’s work they perform; justices
“ That was only part o f your kind chivalrous to the point of folly.
of the peace shall sentence to work on
"Oue!” cried Buck ominously.
ness,” she retorted, and after that
the roads persons convicted of crime
Landon was silent.
whom otherwise they would send to
Eve’s hand went out.
They had descended a long slope
“ Don’t shoot. Buck,” she said tense the county jail.
and were now In tbe cool shndow of
Another feature of the West Virginia
another range of hills, higher, and ly. "You have no right to make me so law is the establishment of a state
broken here and there by small can unhappy.”
“ You mean—you love this fellow?" road bureau to supervise any plans
yons. Toward one of these they were
proposed by a county for bding prison
asked Buck brokenly.
Eve flushed scarlet, and she looked labor In road building. The plans ap
"W here Is tbe devil, aud where are
proved. the county shall apply to the
bis forks?” asked Landon curiously from one stern face to the other. As
her eyes met I>andon’s a great aud board of control for the number of
as they entered the canyon.
blinding light seemed to open her eyes prisoners required and shall state the
“ W a lt" replied Eve.
length of time they shall be needed
They passed along a narrow trail and to a wonderful fact
She was quite pale when she faced The board shall, as far as possible,
emerged upon a dark and gloomy enn-
give equal service to each of the coun
you whose steep sides were clothed lit Buck Miles.
ties nnd shall determine which prison
"Y’es,” she said simply.
A little to the right of the trail a mad
Buck’s hand dropped, and he stared ers may be assigned to such work
white torrent gushed out of the rooks, open mouthed. "W ell,” he said awk The warden is to provide suitable and
and, spilling Itself Into three worn wardly, “ all's well that ends well, 1 movable quarters, which shall be built,
channels. It raced across tbe canyon to guess. Mattie made me come over and where possible, by convict labor. The
disappear I 11 a boiling froth of foam bring this ring back to you. She said convicts shnll remain under direct con
1 wasn’t Heating you fairly, but if trol of the warden, their work, how
among a heap uf bowlders.
Under tbe cottonwoods there was you don’t want it—if you really love ever. being under the supervision of
grateful shade and tbe promise of Landon here—1 guess there isn’t any the road bureau.
In Iowa the board of control of the
reason why I can’t go back nnd marry
green grass for the horses.
state institutions with the advice of
“ Isn’t this lovely?” asked Eve after Mattie” —
“ Have you seen Miss Young this the warden of any penal institution,
she had pointed out to ber companion
may permit able bodied male prisoners
tbe strentn with Its forks which gave morning?” asked Landon.
to work on the roads. The law spe
the place Its name.
“ Before I left the gulch Postmaster cifically states such labor shall not be
“ 1 didn't know tbnt such a retrent
existed In tbe neighborhood,’ ’ cried Squires told me that his son had leased to contractors. A prisoner op
with Miss Young early this posed to such work, or whose character
morning and that they left word they and disposition make It probable that
sit under the shade yonder?”
"Yes, after poor Peggy has bad a were to be married in Foster before he would attempt escape or be unruly.
Is not tw be worked on the highways.
drink of the best water in the world," noon.”
“ It’s a lie!” shouted Buck and, Although tlie prisoners are under tlie
laughed Eve ns she slipped from the
Jurisdiction, of the warden while build
out of tlie canyon and disappeared.
ing or repairing roads, their work is
Landon produced n folding drinking
Philip Lamlon turned his blue eyes supervised by tlie stflte highway com
cup, nod the man and tbe girl quench
on blushing Eve.
missioner. Prisoners employed on the I
ed their thirst before Peggy and the
“ I’m sure you saved my life. He
schoolmaster's black horse were led to was blind with rage aud drink. A l highways of Iowa receive such part of
the stream. Then, while the animals though 1 have loved you ever since we their earnings above tlie cost of their
nipped eagerly ut ttie green grass along first met a year ago, 1 shall not hold keep as the hoard deems equitable, the »
the waterside. Eve and her compnulou you to that statement so rashly given earnings either being funded or given I
to their dependent families.
sat down under the cottonwoods.
to save my life.”
Iowa passed her present prison labor i
Eve quite forgot her troubles as she
“ You love me?” whispered Eve in
laws, George W Cossou. attorney gen
listened to Philip Lnndou's soothing credulously.
eral of the state, made a thorough In
voice. lie talked of many things—o f ( “ Yes.”
places lie bad visited, of people whom
“ Then," said Eve, who had learned vestigation of the prisons of his ow.i
he had met nnd o f ninny amusing inch so much In the last few minutes— and other states, and strongly dc
dents In Ills eventful life.
-then 1 shall not retract my state nounced the contrnct system, under
which the prisoners were employed up •
And wldle they snt there a clatter j ment!”
sounded on the stones and n horseman
"And we are engaged?” London’s to that time Mr. Cosson drew up th • i
flashed Into view.
arms were a round her nnd his eyes road hill and Is of the opinion It will
do much to drive the contract system
It was Buck Miles, pale beneath his looking down into hers.
tail, his black eyes flashing nnd bis
"I hope so,” answered Eve demurely. out of the state.
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