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About The Times-herald. (Burns, Harney County, Or.) 1896-1929 | View Entire Issue (April 27, 1918)
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Knrl IWccI liltn Willi cold efM, "Hill
before you tfitra legve of nn," hf wild
li'imiiiilly. "I lioiilil llli HlB Inic storj
of III nlrlil In-foiv li' I. Si in' linu .
' "i"' wlli'l'c, ii 'vlti'i' li'ii'ii'li-il fur mi'
And ns in,- ilnor cloned, K imp door
from tin1 kitchen below opcni'il sul'fly
under the sJeepUl iiiiiii'n bed. Willi
i.-rt eiiutln ciiini' Ihe liuiillonl, Ih'ihI
Hint, lllCIl NllOllllllTN. The SHK'f WIIH
- a iiipcd. lit- rniu It'll up, like n rtuiike
out of n lioU. nml ilnckt'tl lii'lilnil the
I'lirtitlns of the bed. All wan ni til (ulet,
HT tlliit tlu mini oiiImiIi' slunk n
iiiittcli and lighted h pipe.'
Half nn hour Inter, the chancellor's
prisoner, nflll Miff and weak, wiim mak
ing Id" WHy toward tin- huntlnil hxlgc.
Kaiser saw htm llrst, and found the
Ktory unenlightfiilng. Nor could Karl,
roused by a terrllled valet, make much
more of It. When the mini had none,
Karl lay hock among his pillows nml
ed lii-- agent.
"So Mi'Mll.h U here!" he anld. "A
hnwy Journey. They niUHt he eng'r."
"They must he In trouble," Kaiser
observed dryly. And on that uncom
plimentary eoiiinient Kins Karl (dent,
his fnce drown Into n weary smile.
Hut he received the ehuneellor ot
I .hi nia cordially the next mornlni;, jro
inc himself lo the lodKe doorstep to
meet his visitor, and there shukintl
hands with him.
"I am greatly honored, excellency, "
he said, with his twisted smile.
"And I. Hire."
Hut the chnncellor watched lilni
from under his shaggy brows. The
messenger hud escaped. Hy now Kurl
knew the story, knew of his midnight
ride over the mountains, ami the haste
Karl himself led the wuy to hl
study. Ignoring the chamberlnln. and
stood aside to let Mettllch enter.
Then he followed and closed the door.
"It Is a long time since you have
honored Kami a with u vbdt." Karl ob
served. "Will, you sit. down?"
Karl himself did not sit. Me stood
negligently tieslde the mantel, an arm
stretched along If.
"Xol since i lie lint lie of the Ar
sire," replied the chancellor dryly. He
had hcnili'd an army of invasion then.
Karl smiled. "I hope that now your
errand is inure peaceful."
I or answer the chancellor oiAied a
portfolio in- carried, ami rambled
among its papers. But, having found
the right oil'-, lie held it vithoin open
lug It. "Before we come to Unit. sire.
you have here. I believe, detained for
some strange reason, a Captain lar
Isca, alde-de-cnnip"- he paused for ef
fect "to his royal highness, the crow u
prince f Livonia."
Karl glaaeed up quickly. "Perhaps.
If yoo wtil aeserthe this geatle-
"Neesense," said the cliaaeellor test
ily. "Teu have him. Wt have traced
htm here. Although hy what authority
yea held him I fall te anderstaad. 1
am here te lad eat w4iat yen have
deae with him."
"feae with him?" echoed Karl. "If
as Captain Lerlsck you refer te a mad
man whe the night before laat "
"1 de, elre. Madman is the word."
"He Is a prisoner," Karl said. In a
new tone, atern enough now. "He as- (
saulted aad rebbed one of my men.
He stole certain documents. That he
has not suffered for It already was be- I
CUM well, because I believed that
the nnferruiiate distrust between your I
country aad mine, excellency, was ,
akeat te end."
A threat that, aadouhtedly. Lai the '
arraagemeat hetweea Karma and LI- t
veals he made, with Hedwlg te seal
the hargala. aad Nikky was safe ,
eaeagh. Hat lot Mvonls derunnd too ;
nines, or net agree at all, and Nikky I
was lest. Teas aid. Ntkhw Kariseh play ,
bis email part la the game f nstloas. ,
"Snaweae," said Karl iincMionely, '
knows?- a little love.
a vision of Hedwlg, her frank eyes, her
color that rose anil fell, her soft, round
"Vou have no reason to believe thai
she has looked elsewhere?"
"None, sire," mild Hie chancellor
Ity late afternoon nil was arranged,
papers signed and witnessed, and the
two slxnnUii'es alllved. the one small
and cramped n soldier's hand; the
other hold and (lowing the scrawl of
a king. And Hedwlg, save for the cere
mony, was the bride of Karl of Kar
Ulu. It was then thai the chnncellor rose
and stretched his legs. "And now,
sire," he anld, "since we ure friends
nnd no longer enemies, you will, I
know, release that mad boy of mine,"
"When do you slart back?"
"Within an hour."
"Before thai time," said Knrl, "you
shall have him, chancellor."
And with that Mettllch was forced
to lie content. He trusted Karl no
more now than he ever had. Hut he
made bis adieus with no hint of trou
ble In his face.
Knrl stood for a moment In the open
air. It was done, then, and well done.
It was hard to realize. He turned to
the west, when1 for so long behind the
mountains had lurked an enemy. A
new era was opening; peucc, disarma
ment, a quiet and prosperous laud. He
hud spent his years of war and women.
That was over.
When he returned lo the study the
agent Kaiser was already there. Hut
Karl, big with plans for the future,
would have been alone, and eyed the
agent with disfavor.
"Well?" he demanded.
"We have been able to search the
was exennngrd for a blank paper. 1
waul Hint letter."
"I know no more Hum you, she.
It Is not rensnnulilfi that I would have
taken tho rirt I took for an envelope
"For Unit matter," said his majesty,
"there was nothing reasonable about
anything you did I"
And now Karl played his trump card
played II with watchful eyes on Nik
ky's face. He would see If report
spoke the truth, If this blue eyed boj
was In love with Hedwlg. Ho was a
Jealous num. this Karl of the cold
lefore him rose J ,,j.,,Hi Jealous ami passionate, Not as a
king, then, watching a humhlc soldlei
of l.lvoiiln, hut as mini to mini, he
fad at Nikky.
"For fear that loyalty keeps yon
silent, I may say to you that the old
troubles between Kariila and Livonia
"I do nol tlnderstand, nlre."
Karl hesitated. Then, with tils
twisted smile, he cast the rigid
etiquette of such matters to the winds.
"It Is very simple," he said. "There
will he no more trouble between them
two neighboring countries, liccuuso a
marriage has today been arranged- a
marriage between the Princess Hedwlg
his majesty's granddaughter, and my
For a moment Nikky Larlsch closed
If Or "vsl ll JfJ N
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T T 1
4 1 S
"I Want That Letter."
chancellor's rooms, sire," the agent
said, "for the articles mentioned last
sight e oar esse, gUvee, eiM s silk
handkerchief, belonging te the prls
eser npstslrs. He is Captain l.arlsrh,
alila-rie-oamp te the crews prince ef
He had expected Karl te he Im
pressed. Imt Ksrl esl.v leaked at him.
"I kaew that." he said coldly. "Tu
sre always Jnst a little late with your
"that we disenas Irst saether more 1m- , lafermattnn,, Kaiser."
portaat matter. I eeiifeea te a serials . something like malice shewed In the
Impalieaee." He hewed slightly. agent' face, "Then yell else know.
The chancellor hesitated. Then he ' sire, that It Is this 'sprain l.siiseh
glanced thoughtfully at the paper in with whom ramer ceaplea the same ef
his hand. : the Prlscoes Hedwlg." He stewed bsck
Through a long luncheon, the twOI a pae or two at sight of Karl's fare.
alone and evea the servunts (lis- "Ton requested sneh Informs Hon. sire. '
missed, through a longer uflernoKii,
negotintlons went oh. Mettllch loughi
hard on some points, only to meet de
dal. Karl stood firm. The great fort -reaaaa
M Ute bonier must hereafter
contain only nonilnnl garrisons. For
the seaport strip he bad almost dou- ' his eiieiny
hied his price. 'I'm- railroad must be
impleted within twit years.
"The Princess Ulwlg," Karl said
suddenly. "She has been told, of
"Net officially. She knows, how-
"How dees she regard lit"
The chancellor hesitated. "Like
most young women, she would prefer
I making her own choice But that,
he added hastily, "is but a whim. She
u lovable and amiable girl. When
the time comes, she will be willing
Karl stared out through one of the
Heavily curtained windows. He was
net so aare. And the time had gone
ry when he wonifl nave enjoyeo me
1 1 h mlng ef a girl. Now be wantod
scare-was he net paying a price for
tt -ssS chMdrea le inherit Ms well-
se Mesm. -sea secasee -m
Per answer. Knrl pointed lo Ihe door
For some time after he bad ills
missed the agesl, Knrl paced Ids
library alone. Kaiser brought no uu
verified Information. Therefore 111
thing was (rue. Therefore he bad Innl
In his band, and now was
pledged to let him go. For n time
then. Karl paid the penalty of main
mUdeeds His triumph was ashes in
What If this hoy, Infatuated will
Hedwlg. had hidden somewhere on tin
road Olga l.oschek's letter? What
I Ilea, If he recovered H and look It fa
Hedwlg? What If
Rut at last he sent for the prlsenei
apstnlrs, and walled for hlis with bottt
Jenlouay nnd fear In Ills eyes.
Five minutes later Nikky l.arlsch
was ushered Into the nil study, and
having bowed, an Insolent young bow
nt tlial. stood aad eyed Ihe king.
"I have sent for yon to relense yon,"
Mkky drew a long breath. "I am
"Ton have been Interceded for hy
the chancellor ef Llvoais. Oeaeral
M'tnies. whe has Jest geae.'
The anniversary of the dcHth of
Prince Hubert dawned bright . and
tunny. The place showed a thiu cov
ering of snow, which clung, wet and
tUcky, to th Iroes; but hy nine
o'rlock most of it had disappeared, ami
Prince Ferdinand William Otto was
Informed that the excursion would
Two motors took Ihe pnrly, by bark
streets, to the lauding stage. In the
first were Aniiiiuclata, Hedwlg, ana
the countess, nnd at the Inst moment
Otto had salvaged Miss Rralthwaite
from the second car, itnd begged a
place for her with him. A police agent
ant beside the chauffeur. Also another
car Just abend, contained other
agents, by Mcttlleh's order before his
departure n plnln black motor, with
out the roynl arms.
In the second machine followed u
part of the suite, llcdwlg's lady In
waiting, two gentlemen of the court.
In parade dress, and Futher Gregory,
come from bis monastery at Ktscl to
visit Ids old friend, the king.
At the lauding stage a small crowd
! had gathered on seeing the red carpet
! laid ami the gilt ropes put up, which
I indicated a rajrul visit, a small girl,
i 'Villi a hastily .secured bouquet 111 her
hot hands, slum! m immisIv walling. In
deference to tho anniversary, th How
el-. Were lied Willi a black ribbon.
Annum lata grmahli d when the saw
the crowd, and the occupants of the
first cur looked ihem over carefully. II
remained for Hedwlg lo spy the bluck
ribbon, In the confusion, she slipped
over to the little girl, who went quite
while with excitement. "They are
lovaly," Hedwlg whlspeMd, "hat please
lake off the black rihrmif." The child
wed her anxiously, "it will come te
"Tahe Ihe rlhbos from year hair. II
will be beautiful."
Which wan dnae! Rat, as was aol
anaatursl, ths chits forget her epeeeh,
and merely threat the beatuet. tied
with a large dhk bnw. Into the heads
of Prince Ferdlnsnd William otto.
"Here," she said. It was, perhaps,
the briefest, and therefore the most
agreeable presentation speech the
crown prince hud ever heard.
The quay receded, red carpet and all.
Only the blare of the brnid followed
them, and with Ihe persistence of
sound over wuter, followed them for
It was Hedwlg who shewed Ihe most
depression on the trip, alter all. Marly
thut morning ahe had attended aiasa
Is the royal chapel. AH the household
had been there, and the king had been
wheeled In, end hsd sst la hla hoi,
high la Hie wall, the door of which
opened from his private aaile.
Looking up, Medwlg had seea Ms
gray old mce set sad rigid. The court
had were black, sad the chapel was
draped la erepe. She had fsllea ea
her haeee aad hsd tried dutifully te
pray for Ihe deed Hubert. Rat hei'l
whole seal was erylag out for help fi
Re aew she sat very quiet, aad wea
deled uboilt things.
Prince Ferdinand William Otto sal
by the rail and watched the green
hunks flying by.
When no our wns looking, he broke
a (lower from Hie bouquet slid Hung It
overbourd. He protruded that It was a j
boat, and was, going down to Kariila,
tilled with soldiers ready tu fight.
Hut the thought of soldiers brought
Nikky to his mind. Ills face clouded.
"It's very strange about Nikky," hr
said. "He Is u way somewhere. 1 wish
he had sent word he wns going."
Hedwlg looked out over ihe river.
The archduchess glanced at Mls
tlrulthwalle. 'There Is no news?" she
asked, In an undertone,
"None," said Miss Hralthwalte.
(Te be continued)
FR'ENDLY TO LABOR
Worklngmen Like L. J. Simpson As
L J. RlmpKon. ( aiulldnte for the Re
publican nomination for (Jovernur, Is
known throughout the length and
breadth of Ciob county as "L. J."
The men In the mills, which he for
merly owned, have that Intimate rein
Hon with him tuday. There in nothing
of disrespect In ths address, but on
the other hand It carries the highest
feeling of comradeship.
They have known Simpson from the
time when, as a boy with ideas of his
own, he first began the development
of Ideas and plans which meant better
conditions for all those who. worked
In the mills of North Rend. They
have seen Himpson making more of
his opportunity and enlarging his ven
tures, always tho same hard worker,
and always the same in spirit.
To a man visiting the works of the
Poos Day region for the first time,
this attitude, the co-operation between
employer and employe, seems unreal.
Rut, after talking with thes'u men, it
is nothing but the most natural out
growth of a situation wbich has meant
prosperity for many and an example
of community development which Is
unique in Oregon or anywhere else.
The men In these plants, many of
them at least, have talked over and
worked for this man for the last twen
ty years. They see no reason why
the outsider should think It strange
that employer and employe should be
on such familiar terms and there la
It la one example, of a very few,
where faith In the worker on the part
of (ho employer and faith In the em
ployer on tho part of the worker, baa
enabled them to work together for
better things and Interests which have
meant lasting success for both.
L. J. Rimpson has been more than
a business associate to these men.
When many ot them first came to the
region they got money from him on
personal loans with which to build
their homes and make a start.
Others who went Into business found
him a willing partner and many who
today have a comfortable little busi
ness thank bis foresight and faith In
tho future for the success of their
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Aggressive Spirit Is Necessary to Get
Our Own, Says L. J. Simpson.
There is nn opportunity in state
government to link very closely with
the plans and movements at Washing
ton, I). C. Appeurlng before people
of tho Willamette Vnll y. recently. L
J. Hliupson, candidate for the Hcimli
llcan nomination for Uoveruor, made
aeveral statements showing how inti
mate touch with Washington could
advance the Interests of Oregon.
"Oregon ssust be aggressive. It Is
a vast storehouse of potentialities,
which, however, de no one much good
aattl the outside world reeogalses
these." stated Rtmpsea.
"We have a glaring example is the
preseat weadea shipbuilding pro
gramme. For same time, men from
the Northwest had a terrific fight on
their heads ta convince the Washing
ton autharlties thai the toothpicks of
the South were In ao way to he com
pared with the timber ef the North- Ij
"More recently, we find the govern
ment's war boards making restrictions
in contracts for condensed milk which
practically ruin the condenserles of
"There are a thousand and one In
stances where uuilvrstaiiillng built up
between the people at heme aad the
people at Washington, and proper co
operatloa with our representatives at
Washlagtoa. whoever they mad, will
make for recegaltlon ef Oregon's pesi
tloa. "Oregea has beea first la everything
ceaaected with the war, aad it Is up
to her te see that sbs Is llrst la
everythlag after the war."
Farming for Profit!
The year 1918, more than any previous year, mark's
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world is clamoring for his products.
If you would reach the top notch in production, you
should provide your force with
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RAILROADS ARE HEEDID
flay Imsertent Part In Development
"Mure and mere as the world aioves
along, and especially In the next few
years, transportation will play a con
stantly liureasint; part In our prosper
Ity and economic balance." 1.. J. Simp
son. In a recent talk before Portland
business men, claimed that this item
Is one which Oregon as a state must
constdsr. "Kallroads," he said, "should
gridiron the Interior of the slate."
lie believes that the logical way to
develop commerce Is by the general
development or the outside portions of
the state. Oregon today has but one
large city, yet geographically aud top
ographically Is the most ideal state
of the Pacific Coast for intensive de
Mr. Himpson, the candidate fur the
Republican nomination for (Jovernor.
gave in his talks some examples of
how manufacturing encouraged by lo
cal interest aud the application ef
principles which are proving success
ful year after year, have built up and
are still building up North Bend, Or
gun, a town which 19 yeara ago exist
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