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They Lad a radius of action of 4,000 buoyancy that one must run uo risks. try aud have a law passed for "jin' A. J. SHERWOOD. PRES.
R. E. SHINE, V.-Pres.
miles and a submerged endurance of But from the crests of the rollers I crow” cars in the District of Colurn
L H. HAZAKJ. Cashier
0. C SANFORD, Asst. Cashier
nlue hours. These were considered the had a look backward at Blankenberg bia. Their are a tew Vardanians
latest word In 1015. but the four new and saw the black funnels aud upper
boats exceeded them in all respects. works of the enemy s fleet with the left, but they are passing on like
F IR S T N A T I O N A L B A N K
Without troubling you with precise fig lighthouse und the castle behind them, the millioniares who once bought
op c o e u i b b * , o s t a a o p .
ures 1 may say that they represented all flushed with the pink glow of the seats in tbr Senate. Men with race
' roughly a 25 per cent advance upon
the older boats and were fitted with was the boom of a great gnu and theu hatred in their hearts, a Mugle idea T r a n n a c t s a G e n e r a l B a n k i n g B u a h i e s p
several auxiliary engines which were another. 1 glanced at my watch It in their heads, aud accentuated long
B * t r l of O l r o o t t r t .
wanting lu the others. At my sugges was tt o’clock. The time of the ulti
tion, instead of carrying eight of the matum hud expired We were at war. hair are getting scarce.
Dement, A. J • Sherwood,
I National Bank of Commerce,New York City
THE MAN KKOM MISSOURI
very large Bakdorf torpedoes, which There was no craft near us. and our
L. Harlocker, L. H. Hazard,
Crocker Woolworth N’l Bank, San Francisco
surface speed Ls nearly twice th at of
are nineteen feet long, weigh half a our
Laiah Hack r. H. K. Shine. First Nationall Bank of Portland, Portland
ton and are charged with 200 pounds
our wbaleback came over the sur “wanted to be shown” must hav •
of wet guncotton, we had tubes de aud
All utght we were steering south
signed for eighteen of less than half face.
west, making an average of eighteen been Senator Reed, since from the
the size. It was my deslgu to make knots.
At about 5 in the morning, as first he has stood in the way of ill
myself independent of my base.
alone upon my tiny bridge, l plans of President Wilson, always
And yet it was cleur that 1 must have 1 stood
low down iu the west the scatter demanding that he “be shown.” l
a base, so 1 made arrangem ents at once ed lights
of the Norfolk coast “Ah.
with that object. Blankenberg was the Johnny, Johnny
I said as 1 look He blocked, or delayed, so man i
to start that bank account.
last place 1 would have chosen. Why ed at them, "you Bull."
have your pieces of pet administration legish. * 1
Why put the matter off and
should 1 have a port of any kind? lesson, and 1 am to be your to master,
Forts would be watched or occupied. is i who have been chosen to teach you tion that be became decidedly un
miss the many advantages an
Any place would do for me. 1 finally that one cannot live under artificial popular at the White House, aud
account with this Imnk insures.
chose a small villa standing alone near- conditions
and yet act as if they were the President even went to the ex
This rem arkable sto ry was fin ish ed by S ir A rthur Conan
Come in to day and make your
ly five miles from any village aud thir natural ones.
More foresight, Johnny, tent, in one ot his statements, ct
D oyle last M ay ju st before his visit to A m erica. He wrote it
first deposit and get a check
dered them to convey secretly by night son to you." And then 1 had a wave pointing out Senator Reed and one
as a last anxious w arning to E ngland before she em barked
book the use of which may
pity. too. when 1 thought of those
upon another war. A n d the war came sooner than even he
two other Senators, as standing
age batteries, reserve periscopes aud of
save you untold annoyance and
vast droves of helpless people. York lor
everything that i could need for refit shire
| in the way of Democratic policies
ting. The little whitewashed villa of mingbam metal workers, the dockers I Senator Reed has even found hit
right by open
C H A P T E R I.
! fore you come to a decision i should base from which 1 operated against aud workers of Loudon, over whose stool removed from the pie counter,
ing an account now with the
“A g ra tefu l king w ill know how to re* ( wish you to hear Captain Kiri us, who
has a very definite plan of campaign England.
w a rd you."
starvation i seemed to see all those and he has retaliated by kicking
The boats lay at Blankenberg. and of
eager hands held out for food over some of the President's ap
r = - | T Ls au umaziug tiling that the against the Euglisb."
i went. They were working and 1. John
said the king Impatiently. thither
Sirius, dashing it aside
I I English, who have the reputa- I “W “Absurd!"
hat is the use? Do you Imagine had only to look seaward to be spur Ah. well, w ar Is war. and If one is fool pointments, by defeating confirma
I 1 I tlou of being a practical uu-
tlou, never »aw the danger to
red to fresh exertions. The British Isb one must pay the price. Just before
Which they were exposed. For many i mad a?"
fleet was assembling The ultimatum daybreak i saw the fights of a consul “kui.e is out," and that the White
years they had been spending nearly a
not yet expired, but it was evident erable town, which must have been House t.nd the Democratic senators
life that if you will follow my advice had
hundred millions a year upou their you
that a blow would be struck the iu- Yarmouth, bearing about ten miles who are not in harmony with the
army and their fleet. Squadrons of at the utmost, bring proud England to stant that it did. Four of their aero west-southwest ou our starboard bow
Dreadnoughts costing two millions her knees." There was an assurance planes, circling at au Immense height, l took her farther out. for it is a sandy, Chief Executive have reached the
each had been launched. They hud in my voice which arrested the atten were surveying our defenses. From dangerous coast, with many shoal*. parting of the ways. The defection
And Auto Line
spent enormous sums upou cruisers, tlou of the kiug.
the top of the lighthouse 1 counted thir At 5:3U we were abreast of the Lowes is hardly big enough to lie called a
und both their torpedo and their sub “1 would advise, sire, that the whole ty battleships and cruisers in the offing, toft
lightship. A coastguard was send
marine squadrous were exceptionally
with a number of the traw lers with ing up flash siguuls which faded into "split” in the party, but it is big
LcaviB Myrtle Point 8 p. in.
he gathered under the forts of which
strong. They were also by no means fleet
enough to cause a whole lot of con-i
Arrives Roseburg,......5 p. in.
weak in their aerial power, especially tack by booms and piles. There they through the miue fields. The approach over the water. There was a good cern to Democratic party leaders.
Roeeburg..... 0 a. in.
in the m atter of hydroplanes. Besides can stay till the w ar is over. The eight es were actually sown with 200 mines, deal of shipping about, mostly fishing
Arr. Myrtle Point by 0 p. in.
PRESIDENT MAY NOT GO
all this, their army was very efficient submarines, however, you will leave half contact and half observation, but boats and small coasting craft, with
Make reservations in advance at Ow)
the result showed that they were in oue large steam er hull down to the
in 6pit.e of Its limited numbers, und it in my charge to use as 1 think fit.”
The original plan was that the
was the most expensive in Europe. “Ah! You would uttack the Euglisb sufficient to hold off the enemy, since west aud a torpedo destroyer betweeu Atlantic fleet should leave Hamp
Drug Store, Marshfield.
three days later both town and fleet us and the lund. it could not harm
Yet when the day of trial came ull battleships w ith submarinesV"
this imposing force was of uo use “Sire, i would never go near an Eng were speedily destroyed.
Carrying baggage and United Slates Mail
us, und yet 1 thought it as well that
However, I am not here to tell you there should be uo word of our pres day for the Panama Canal; and
whatever and might as well have not lish battleship."
J . L. L A IR D , P ro p rie to r
the incidents of the war, but to ex ence, so 1 filled my tauks again and that special warships and steamers
existed. Their ruin could not have “And why not?”
been more complete or more rapid if "My life belongs to the country, sire. plain my own part In it. which had went down to ten feet. 1 was pleased should take President Wilson and a
Livery Barn, Myrlle Point, Both Phones
they had not possessed au ironclad or It is nothing. But these eight ships— such a decisive effect upon the result. to find that we got under iu lf>0 sec
onds. The life of oue s boat may de great cargo ol officials and ciiizens
a regiment. And all this was accom everything depends upon them. 1
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- T? ■ S r 'f c l
plished by me. Captain John Sirius, be could not risk them. Nothing would second class boats away instantly to pend upou this when a sw ift craft to the canal. Standing on tl.e |T,3W » o
comes suddenly upon you.
longing to the navy of one of the induce me to tight."
smallest powers in Europe and having "Then what will you do?”
were now withiu a few hours of
merged, lying with negative buoyancy our We cruisiug
under my command a flotilla of eight "I will tell you, sire."
grouud, so 1 determ ined to was planned that President Wilson
vessels, the collective cost of which
snatch a rest, leuvinj; YornaI lu change. should lead a fleet of warships of
was £1,800,000. No one has a better spoke. I was clear and strong and strict orders were that they were to When be awoke me at 10 o’clock we the world. When the program
ALWAYS ON TIME
right to tell the story than I.
were running ou the surface and had
definite, for m any au hour on a lonely
pt nothing upon the enemy, how reached
I will not trouble you about the dis watch I had spent in thinking out attem
the Essex coast off the Maplin was being perfected in July, accepi-
from Coos Bay
pute concerning the colonial frontier, every detail. 1 held them enthralled. they had to do was to remain intact sands W ith that charming frankness auces were received from Great
16th,h:30 a.m.; 23rd, 1 p m.; 30th; 8:30 p.m.
embittered, as it was, by the subse The king never took his eyes from my and
Britain, Germany, Russia, France,
unseen until they received further
quent death of the two missionaries. face. The m inister sat as if turned to orders.
8 a. m.
Having made this clear to
A naval officer has nothing to do with stone.
Commander Tauza, who had charge of by their press that they had put a cor and all the rest of the great powers.
politics. 1 came upon the scene only The kiug rose from the table.
this reserve flotilla, I shook him by don of torpedo boats across tlie strait The European warships are unus
Tickets on sale at Portland City T ick et Office 6th & O ak St.
after the ultim atum had been actually
"Send uo answ er to the ultimatum,” the hand and bade him farewell.
busy—so busy in fact that the
received. Admiral ilorll had been said he. “Announce in both houses My whole attention was now given submai'ines, which is about as seusible ually
P. L. STERLING, Agent
Phone M ain 181
summoned to the presence, and he that we stand firm in the face of men to my own flotilla, which 1 divided tuto as to lay a wooden plank across a heads of the various governments
asked that I should be allowed to ac ace. Admiral liorli, you will iu all re two divisions, keeping lota and Kappa stream to keep the eels from passing. are not even taking time to send
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company him, because he happened to spects carry out th at which Captain under my own command, while Cap 1 knew that Stepbau. wbase station their regrets. The eflect has been
know that I bad some clear ideas as Sirius may demand in furtherance of tain Miriam had Delta and Epsilon. lay at the western end of the Solent,
to the weak points of England and his plan. Captain Sirius, the field is He was to operate separately In the would have uo difficulty lu reaching it. somewhat disappointing so far as
also some schemes us to how to take clear. Go forth and do as you have British channel, while my station was My own cruising grouud was to be the America is concerned, aud whether
advantage of them There were only said. A grateful kiug will know how the strait of Dover. 1 made the whole mouth of the Thames, and here I was the President goes to California by
plan of campaign clear to film. Then at the very spot wltn my tiny iota, way of Panama or not, the initial
four of ns present at this meefing- fo reward you.
saw that each ship was provided my eighteen torpedoes, my quick firing
tbe king, the foreign secretary, Admi- 1 need not trouble you by telling yon I with
all it could carry. Each bad for gun and, above all, a brain th at knew part of the show is doomed to be
ty tons of heavy oil for surface pro what should be done and how to do it. much smaller than anticipated The When Pie Making Stumped
pulsion and charging the dyuamo When I resumed my place iu the White House has been giving out
w hich supplied the electric engines tin couuing tower I saw in the periscope
der w ater. Each had also eighteen tor (for
young did hungrily
w’e had dived» that a lightship
pedoes. as explained, aud 500 rounds was within
a few hundred yards of us he "very busy” in March and mav B aker frequent
for the collapsible quick filing twelve upon the port
and cook and heard soft
bow Two men were have to disappoint the expositicu
pounder which we carried on deck and sitting ou her bulwarks,
but neither of boomers
which, of course, disappeared into a
A bout it and about, but everm ore
w ater tight tank when we were sub them cast an eye upon the little rod
Cam e out by the sam e door w herein
merged. We curried spare periscopes that clove the water so close to them, CROWDING THE OLD FELLOWS OUT
and a w ireless mast, which could be ele (t was an ideal day for subm arine ac First Assistant Postmaster Gei -
vated above the conning tower when tion. with enough ripple upon the sur eral Roper, in his report welcomes
necessary. There were provisions for face to make us dillieult to detect and the elimination of superannuate d
No mysteries about our
sixteen days for the ten men who man yet smooth enough to give me a clear
nod each craft. Such was the equip view. Each of my three periscopes employees without regard to length pies. They're just simple,
ment of the four boats which were liad an angle of (¡0 degrees, so that
well baked, juicy pies — all
destined to bring to naught all the na between tin m I commanded a com of service. The Postmaster of kinds—tasty and good.
vies and armies of Britain. At sun plete semicircle of the horizon. Two
down that d a y -it was April 1 0 -we British cruisers were steam ing north of suspending former soldiers of the
The proof of our pies is in
set forth upon our historic voyage.
from the Thames within half a mile of
Miriam had got away lu the after- me. I could easily have cut them off Union army, and the Civil Service the eating.
noon, since he had so much farther to
You'll like their homemade
attacked them had I allowed my Commission ot Washington is also
go to reach his station. Ktepbuu of and
diverted from my great plan. endeavoring to force from the pub taste—a specialty of ours.
tlie Kappa started with me. But of Farther be south
a destroyer was passing lic service the men and women who
course we realized that we must work westward to Sheerness.
A dozen small have been giving the best years ol "Mother" has nothing on us
Independently and th..t from that mo steam ers were moving about.
as pie makers.
meut when we shut the sliding hatches these was worthy of my notice. None
Great their life to their country.
of our conning towers on the still wa countries
ANI>Y THE CHAMELEON
ters of Blankenberg harbor it was un steamers are not provisioned by small
The canny Scotch Laird of Skit o
likely that we should ever see each
(To be continued next week)
other again, though consorts iu the
Castle declares that the European
I same waters. 1 waved to Stephan from
war must be fought to a finish
j the Bide of my conning tower and he to
me. Then 1 called through the tube to FROM THE NATIONAL CAPITAL This same Andy, former master of
my engineer (our w ater tanks were al
American industries, who gives his
(Continued from first page)
C O O K B R O S ., P R O P .
ready filled and all Klngstoiis and vents taiued on crusts because of the for wealth for libraries ana public
closed» to put her full speed ahead
The K ing N e v e r T o ok H ie Eyes F ro m M y Face.
buildings, is the main support of a
Just as we came abreast of the end eign war.
great peace proposition in the U. S ,
EVENTS IN HISTORY
ral Ilorll and myself The time allow | the measures which were taken at waves rolling In upon us 1 put the
this peace propaganda may he
Blankenberg, since, as you are aware, horizontal rudder hard down, and she Shortly after the middle of Nov an elegant
ed by the ultimatum expired in forty- the
thing for some people hut
Under New Management
slid under water. Through my glass ember, the people ot the United there is a growing suspicion that it
I am not breaking any confidence of the declaration of war. 1 will con portholes 1 saw its light green change States became very much excited is "blowing its money” and getting
leased this well-equipped hotel, I propose
when i say (tint both tlie king and the fine myself to my own plans, which to a dark blue, while the manometer
in the way of results in re ___to Having
over the report that Turkish forts nothing
minister were in favor of a surrender.
it in such a manner as to merit pat-
They saw no possibility of standing Up had so glorious and final a result.
! let her go to forty, because 1 should bad fired upon a launch sent out turn. But all this may be an er
give satisfaction to the traveling
against the colossal power of Great The fam e of my eight submarines, then be under the warships of the Eng j from a United States warship A roneons notion, for possibly the Car
negie Society mav be doing some
Britain. The minister had drawn up Alpha. Beta, Gamma, Theta. Delta, lish, though I took the chance of foul
an acceptance of the British terms, Epsilon. Iota and Kappa, has spread ing the moorings of our own floating good many newspapers demanded real good for world wide peace that
and the kiug sat with it before him on through tile world to such an exteut contact mines. Then 1 brought her ou that these insults from Turkey he the people of the United States have
the table. I saw the tears of anger that people have begun to think that an even keel, and It was music to my met with armed force.
not yet heard about.
M. M. YOUNG, Proprietor
and humiliation run down Ids cheeks there was something peculiar in their ear to hear the gentle, even ticking of
form and capabilities This is not so. my electric engines aud to know that
This item ts is merely to diiect
as he looked at it.
"1 fear that there Is no possible alter Four of them, the Delta, Epsilon. Iota I was speeding at twelve miles an attention to the fact that some of
native, sire," said the minister, “espe and Kappa, were. It is true, of the hour on my great task.
cially since the rash act of Mnlort in very latest model, but had tbelr equals At that moment, ns 1 stood control the “greatest causes” for going to j
desecrating the Hag. We must give (though not their superiors» in the na ling my levers in my tower. 1 could War are meiely imaginary. Mili-j
vies of all the great power*. As to Al have seen had my cupola been of glass tarism in Europe made an accumu-
The king looked sadly a t Admiral pha. Beta. Gamma and Theta, they the vast shadows of the British block j lation of just such instances as this
were by no means modern vessels and aders hovering above me. 1 held my
W ith a Holiday rem em brance to our telephone opera
“ What is your effective fleet, adm i found their prototype* In the old F course due westward for ninety min affair with Turkey, and it resulted ,
tors a “ Satiffied Custom er” said he has yet to make
class of British boats, having a sub utes. and then by shutting off the elec [ in the greatest war in history.
his first complaint of this company’s services. He
ral'/" he asked.
1 uses the lines all over the system , probably more
"Two battleships, four cruisers, twen merged displacement of 800 tons, with trie engine without blowing out the
v a r d m a n ’ s o n e id e a
( than any other individual. We know the service is
ty torpedo boats and eight subm arines.’* heavy oil engines of 1,000 horsepower, water tanks I brought her to the *ur
not perfect but we believe this m an's experience is
giving them n speed of eighteen knots face. There was a rolling sea, and the For twenty years Senator Vard-j
said the admiral.
the rule and not the exception. We try to cut out the ex
“It would be madness to resist,” said on the surface and of twelve knots wind was freshening. So I did not man has been making himself ” use-
ceptions and we ask the cooperation of our subscribers
Full of errors and misprints ?
submerged. Their length was iso feet think it safe to ke» p my hatch open
Coos and Curry Telephone Co.
Cheap printing I
“And vet. sire.’’ snid the admiral. "i»e and their breadth twenty four feet. long, for so small Is the margin of ! ful” or "useless”—according to the
NOW IS T H E TIM E
Roseburg Myrtle Point Stage
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the advancement of the Negros, j Ours are well printed and
His latest proposition is to amend
reasonable in cost.
ment to the Constitution ol the
United States in such a way as to
deprive the colored people of their
right to vote. Vardanian evidently
does not know that the Civil War Letterheads, Billheads,
is over, and in ,iis efforts to oppress
the colored people is also going to
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