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ROGUE RIVER COURIER, GRANTS PASS OREGOX, MAR2H 29 1907.
C. FINDLEY, M. D.
Practice HmlUwl to
EYE EAR, NOSE and THROAT.
TilawM) fitted and furnished.
Olllco hours fl to 12; '1 to 5; and oa ap
pointment. Tolephoims 261 and 77.
Ubaxts Pass, Oaaooa
J)R. J. C. SMITH
PHYSICIAN AND BURGEON
Phone, OfflnettV, Ilos. 1181.
lUmidenoe. cor. 7th and D Mtnota.
0(Bc at National Drue Store.
OkAkii Pass, - Oaaoon
)R. W. F. KREMER
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Office In Courier Building.
Office phonu Dll, residence. 413.
Eye Waled and glaaaea flttod.
GbAntsFasb, - Oasooa.
& LOUGIIRIDGE, M. D.
PHYSICIAN AND HUIWKON
R Pbone 714
City or country calla atlnded night
or day. Hlitn and II, Tuff's building-.
Craktb Pass . Oaiooa.
OiMrm A VonUtmmt (miullalim &
Ouu a Siitritiltu KmrnufUwn I'rm
CLARA BASHAW, D. O.
ANN ETTA HttCKWITH. D. O.
002 D Ktrnet
Okaut Pahs, - OaaooK.
Graduates of American Hchool of Oi
teopalhy, Ki-asllln, Mo.
Of the B. . A.
By VAUGHAN KESTER.
JJDWARD II. WHITE,
DOCTOR OF DENTAL
Office Hours 8 t ol2; 1 to 6
Office over First National Bank
Chants Pass. - - Ok boon
UNDERTAKER, FUNERAL DIRECTOR
AND LICENSED KMBALMIH.
North fllh it., near Court flouaa.
Offloa Phone 761, Raa. Phooa 717.
Ghauts pAa, Oaaaon.
Jff D. NORTON,
PmotltM In all Bute and federal Coarta.
Offlc la Opera HouaBulldUf.
OhAktb Pam, 0il
Jt C. HOUGH,
Prectloee In all Ktat and Federal Oourta
Office over Hair Riddle llardwarat'o.
Ghauts PAia, Oaieon
QL1VER S. BROWN,
Offloe, npstalrs, City Hall.
Grant Pass, OnaouH.
J. II. AUSTIN,
A TTO R N K Y A T LA W
KKkIIY .... Out. N
J I. H. II KN MUCKS
UOl'NSEI.I .OlUj-AT LAW
Civil and criminal matters attended to
111 all the I'uurta
Heal ortali and Inmu aare.
OtTlce, fllll Street. (l1'iwll, I'oMofflVs.
YIU.IAM r WR1CHT.
v. s witty si uvKYoii
(III) HI , north of Jocphine HoUl
limi Pam-. i'kbu. n
Wotki Working Shop.
West hi Hi mt mill, mai K. U tunW
Turning rr,.)! YVerk Si.r Work. Iiitu.t I
Kawinii.t'ai-n i-t Work. Wo,l l'n!l,-i. ,s I
KllliiK ami K 1 1 n , i n : 1 1 . Kr mriliK .1:.U j
Tho Popular H.irhrr Shop
CM yom t-!!! t.tl wmk Join- tt '
IK A TOMPKINS'
Oil Sixth .S'.Hi-t Thuv ih.n
Iwilli K.-om :iv ivnt.ecll ui
n. 1:. Mcc.k.i:v,
TKIVK f P1'I.I !!! Y
Kllrnitnrv in1,! I'l i ",i
tiH N I S PAs i,i
Palace Barber chop
n v i K i' : i -. i
Shaving, II;iu t t: t ! : n
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OAKLEY wuh ulonc In the Ure
Ki'iii-rul ofllren of the Huckle-U-rry
Hue, an the Huckhorn
and Antloch railroad waa
coinmoiily called by the public, which
it lxtrnyed In Die matter of nieiiln and
coniiectloiiH. He wim lulling lazily over
hlH deak with a copy of the local pa
per before him nnd the Ktem of n dis
reputable cob pipe between hla teeth.
The IiuhIiichh of the day wan done,
ami the indue nml hurry attendlnK ltd
doliiK had clven way Ion midden hush.
Oilier BoiinilH than tlinne that hud filled
the ear nlwc iniirnliiK (crew out of the
stlllncHH. ltlK dropn of ruin driven by
the wind NpliiHhed Boflly uKalif'sf the
tliipalnted pine (btor which led Into the
yardn or fell with a Kay patter on the
corrugated tin roof overhead. No. 7,
due at .1:10, had Junt pulled out with
twenty nil nil ten to make up between
Antloch and Harrlnou, the wcHtem
tennliiim of the line. The II o'clock
whlxlle had blown, and the men from
the car hhopn, n dlnto'. one atory build-
liiK that Joined the general ottli'ea on
the cant, were HtniiiirllnK off home.
A'tohh the tracka at the UKly little de
pot the ticket nyi'iit and telegraph op
erator had locked up and hurried nwuy
under one umbrella the moment No. 7
wuh clear of the platform. From the
ynrda every one wuh gone but Milton
Met 'Unlock, the nuiHti-r incchutilc, and
Dutch Pete, the yard bond. Protected
by ilrippliiK yellow OIlHklna, they were
liUHy repalrliiK a wheezy awltch engine
that had been Incontinently bucked In
to n aiding and the ciiIhiohc of a freight.
Oakley whh waltlnK the return of
Clnrence, the ofllce Imij-, whom be hud
aent uptown to the kh ofllce. HavlnfC
read the two rolumiiN of local and per
Bona I kokhIp urranKed under tike head-
Ink "People You Know," he swept hla
ntWHpiiier Into Die waatebaHket and
piiHhed back hla clmlr. Tlie window
nenrent hla deak overlooked the yanla
and a Ionic line of Rhuhhy day coachea
and battered frelxht cara on one of the
aldtiiKH. They were there to be rebuilt
or repaired. Thin meant a new lease
of life to the ahopa, which had never
Oakley bad been with the Huckle
berry two nionthi. The Brat Intimation
the ofllce force received that the new
man whom they had ten expectlnR
for over a week bad arrived In Antloch
and waa prepared to take bold waa
when he walked Into the office and
quietly Introduced hlmaelf to Kerr and
Holt. Former general mannrceni had
arrived by ajieclal after much prelimi
nary wiring. The manner of tlielr o
liiK hud beeu leaa aectactilnr. They
one and all failed, and (ivneral for
nUh cut abort the daya of their pride
Naturally the office had teeu tlie
leiiMt bit Hkeptlcal concerulnu (Ink Icy
und IiIh capnbllltleH, but within a week
a clmntce wiih patent to every one con
nected with the road. The triilim be
Kan to regard tlielr schedulcH, and the
Hhii'kneiH and untlirirt In the yards
Kiive I'lnce to an ordered prosperity.
Without any apparent effort he found
work for tlie xhops, a few extra men
eicii ere taken on. and there was no
hint n jet of half time for the sum
lie wi'.s II broad shouldered, loin;
limbed, cnrruetlc Joinii; fellow, with
frank blue eyes that looked one s.piai-e
l.v In the face. Men liked linn liecuii-e
lie was sfaU;htfonviird. alert and able,
with an Indetlnite personal charm that
lltfe.l It; in out of the ordinary. These
weie the iiialitles furnish had reco
nled iilu'ii he put lilm lii control of Ills
Interests Mt Antlocli. and Uaklc. who
eiiJoe,l laud work, had earned Ins si
ar seier.il tunes oer ami i is really
do! u oiiilers
lie put ilowu his pl;.,, win,!, was
Kiiinked out. and elan, , , ii " ,. , : ,
Copyrifht. 1901. by Harptr I- Brothr
inn' 1 1
11. .11 le
lonjf to me." he added, with n candor
be Intended Hhould disarm criticism.
"Only a little over half an hour, Clar
ence. I icuesa you mny as well giflioroe
"OixmI ulK'it. Mr. Oakley," with hap
"Good lilicht, Clureuce."
The door Into the yurdu cloned with
u batiK. and Clarence, Kleefully sklp
plnK the mini puddles which lay In his
path, hurried hla small pernoii off
through the rain ami mlHt.
Oakley glanced at his lettern. One
he saw was from General Cornish, li
prove I to he a brief note, scribl.ed in
pencil on the back of it teU-Kram blank.
The Kdieral would arrive hi Antloch
that nljiht on the lute train. He wished
Oakley to meet him
The other letter was In an unfamiliar
bund. Oakley opened It. I.lku the
first. It was brief ami to the point, but
he dlil not at once urusp Its ineiinluc.
This Is what he read :
Ilear Hlr-I Inclose two newspaper clip
plnun willed fully explain themselves.
Your father Is mm Ii lntereste-l In know
InK your wher-alMMits. I li'- not fur-nlsh4-i
him with any Mlnlte lat'orrnation
en Itlts point, as 1 have not f-lt at l.h
rty to tto so. However, 1 was nMc to t- I)
him I helleveil ,ml were ilnlntf w.-:l.
BhnuM you desire to write him. I will
Kl'ollv unilertiike to '- that aay ioin.n i
nlentinn iu may s- nd care of tills oftu-e
will reach him. Very nlncerelv yours,
It wan like a bolt from a clear sky.
He drew a deep, ipilck breath. Then
he took up the newspaper clippings.
One wan n florid column and u half ac
count of a lire in Uie hospital ward of
the Massachusetts slate prison uud
deult particularly with the heroism of
Hokit Oakley, a life prisoner, In lead
ItiK a rescue. The other clippiiiK, mere
ly a paniK'niph, wan of more recent
date. It announced that Roger Oak
ley had liecn purdoned.
Oakley had aenrcely thoueht of his
father In yeara. Tle mun and hla con
cerna hla crime and hla trnKlc atone
mrut -had panned completely out of bin
life, but now he waa free. If he chose.
to enter It ukuIii. There waa such aud
dennesn In the thought that he tunied
atrk on the moment; a great wave of
elf pity enveloped him, the recollec
tion of hla RtrUKglea and bin nhaine
the bitter, nelpleaa ahame of a child
returned. He felt only rem-ntinent to
ward this man whose crime had blunt
ed hla youth, robbing him of every
ordinary advantage, and clearly tlie
end waa not yet
True, by degrees, he had grown
awuy from the memory of It nil. He
had long since freed himself of the fear
thut his secret illicit lie discovered.
With success he had even acquired u
certalu complacency. Without know
ing his history, the gisid or the bad of
It, bis world had accepted him for
whnt he was really worth. He was
neither cowardly nor selfish. It was
not alone the memory of his own luird
ships that embittered tit in and turned
his heart against his father. His
mother's faiv, with Its hunted, fugitive j
look, rose up la-fore him In protest. He
recalled their wanderings In search of
some place where their story was not
known and where they could begin life
anew, their return to Hurtoti, ami then
For years It had been like a dream
an l ln he a only the slou. lung (ig
lire of the old convict, w Inch seemed to
menace him. and remeiiiiM'ic.l only the
c 11 oiis,.,l:ie1, up,, n Irs eriino.
...,'. wr.al s
o ,m,v v.i- w
.!! :.- .i.i'e
ed to. Since Hart knew, there must be
others ulso who knew.
He took up the newspaper clippings
gain. Bv an odd coincidence they had
reached him on the very day the gov
ernor of Massachusetts had set apart
for his father's release.
' ' " CllAPTER II.
OAKLEY drew down the top of
bis desk und left the office. Be
fore locking tlie door, on which
some predecessor hud caused
tlie words, "Department of Transpor
tation and Mulntenuncc; No Admit
tance Except on Business," to be sten
ciled In black letters, he called to Mo
t'llntock, who, with Dutch Pete, was
still fussing over the wheezy switch en
gine. "Will you want In the office for any
The master mechanic, who had been
swearing at a rusted nut, got up from
his knees and, dangling a big wrench
In one bund, buwled back, "No, I guess
After turning the key on the depart
ment of truiiKportutlon and niulute
nauce, Oakley crossed the tracks to the
station and made briskly off uptown,
with the wind and rain blowing In his
He lived ut the American. House, the
best hotel the place could boaBt.
In Antloch Oakley was something of
a figure. He was the first munager of
the road to muke the town his perma
nent headquarters, and the town was
grateful. It would have swamped blm
with kindly attention, but he had studi
ously Ignored all advances, preferring
not to make friends. In this he had
not entirely succeeded. The richest
man in the county. Dr. Emory, who
was a goisl deal of u patrician, had
taken a fancy to blm and had insisted
upon eutertalulng him at n formaj din
ner. It was tlie most Impressive func
tion Oakley had ever attended, aud
even to think of it still sent the cold
chills coursing down his spine.
That morning, he had chanced to
meet Dr. Emory on the street, und the
doctor, who could always be trusted to
say exactly what he thought, bud tak
en him to task for not calling. There
was u reason why Oakley had not done
so. The doctor's daughter hud Just re
turned from the east, and vague ru
mors were current concerning her
beauty and elegance. Now, women
were altogether beyond Oakley's keu.
However, since some responsive cour
tesy was evidently expected of hlin, he
determined to have It over with ut
once. Imbued with this Idea, he went
to his room after supper to dress. An
be nrrayed himself for the ordeal he
sought to recall a past experience In
line with the present. Burring tlie re
cent dinner, his most ambitious social
experiment hud lieen a hrakeinau's
ball In Denver years liefore when he
was conductor on a freight.
It was still ruining, a dlscourugingly
persistent drizzle, when Oakley left
his hotel und turned from tlie public
square Into Main street. This Main
street was never an Inqiosing thor
oughfare, and a week of steady down
pour made It from curb to curb a river
of quaking mud. It was lit at long in
tervals by Hlckering gas lamps thut
glowed like corpulent fireflies lu tlie
misty darkness beneath the dripping
maple houghs. As In the case of most
western towns, Antloch had known
dreams of greatness, dreams which
had not beeu realized. It stood stock
still In all its raw, ugly youth, with the
rigid angularity its founders had Im
posed upon It when they hacked and
hewed a spot for It In the pine woods,
whose stunted second growth encircled
It on every side.
The Emory home had once been II
farmhouse of the better class. Varl-
j To Invest In Good
Should you be desirious of purchasing, I can give you a
160 acre ranch within 2 miles of Leland, 20 acres in cul
tivation, 4000 cords of wood, improvments worth $500
It all goes for $'00.
49 acres near Grants Pass, with 175 fruit trees, house and
barn with living water, $500.
28240 acres on Powell Creek, with plenty of good timber,
$s per acre.
THE REAL ESTATE MAN. Office 516 E St.
dedicated Stori( Food
EForIIorses, Cattle, Sheep and Hogs
One of the best Stock Foods on the market and
one which will keep the animals in the best of condition-
r: : LARGE! SIZE PACKAGE 50c
MODFL DRUG STRE
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MAKES LEAN PEOPLE FAT
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It's a pu r elv ee
compound, contains no oils
or fats or any drugs that Is
injurious or liable to pro
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It's the greatest Tonlo In
the world. Each bottle
contains a month's treatment and
costs $1.50 at any Drug Store.
Prepared by the ANl'I-LKAN
MEDICINE CO., Portland ure.
MARBLE AND GRANITE WORIvt
J. B. PADDOCK, Proprietor.
I am prepared to furnish anything in the line of Cemetery work in any li
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NVarlv thlrfv tiAarl nf arnaviunm. . n Vl.kl. I ; . .
i i ,, -r-..nvc iu mn .firui uuBinens warrants my bv
thfat I ran n II onnr nri ura in t ho
. , T . u. a ittjj n wot, Luciiiiirr.
ymn nirnmn warn in scotch, bwwl or American (iraDite or anv kin
Front Rtrwt. nxt to HwnV (TUnshop,
LIVERY . . . FEED
and SALE STABLES k
OILMORB & B0REN, Proprietors.
H Street between Fifth and Sixth Phonk 881 Grants Pass, OreJ
ill v :l-
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m ;s I-!.::..: a. i.i ,.m,.nt -;ive
:t an a.r ,.f ..!;,! ami MllM;mtial cc::i
r,,r! !":il la -i -..::i:iiU!iity where
tl e ! :-, a.;. s-j ;,. ar. aHrcturc w is
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i:i:...;y i rvi.tn her se;tt
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'' ' " " : ' -' ...- i In- ami
f11''1' l.cr hnu.l. lie saw u state-
ly, fair haired i;irl, trimly .owned i:i
an evciiini: dress tlwi t to his iiii-,i;i'iis.
tlcatcd u.ro seen.ed a-iui.isliin-Iv ,- ',.
orate. Hut he could not have iv.i avi' 1
nnyhitnr more ...nn:.. He de.-idc !
that she v:ws very pretty I.nter he
chaiu'cd his mind. Slie was more than
For her part Miss Kmory saw nn-r.-lv
a tall ynuni; fellow, rather -:oo 1 leu'
hi',' than otherwise, who was ;'.v.:,.;
nervously for his cuffs. Iioyond tLn
tin-re was not much to lie said iu h.s
favor, hut she was willing to he
l,To he Ci nlinin d.'
shr ild he snn-hitie in the home and
will K if yna ttive it White's Cream
Vermifuge, tho tireatcst worm niedi
cine ever offered tr. s-.ifferinj; hu
iramty This remedy is hecoming
tiie l'i 'nun lit fixture of well resulted
Iioum h.ili'.- A moth. r. with children,
e.in't .-et a. .tin without a h.-ttle of
Wl ite s Cte.-iiu Ve-mif-.u-o in the
ho i-e. 1 i the r-'.r. s- and V-t nif-.li--
jl.ai lie 'ic v can 1. iv. For Mtie
': y N it i nml Pru: (.', . -unl Vy Denia-rav.
F. G. ROPER
Courier Blk , np stairs
SUITS MADE TO ORDEI
Promptly and of the best maurisl
and in the latest style.
CLEANING AND REPAIRING
J. E. PETERSON
,FHiL, LIFE AND ACCIDENT INSURAS?
st ill domp business at the old w
mi or. Mxth and D streets.
(trasts P, . . Oks--
JJo.ens of sheets of 2."c music w
he fold at 12.c each, on Saturi!
afternoon. March 30, only. All rI
lar ninsio reduced that afteruoou
the Music Store.
(Juarti blankt at tht Courier office. Legil blanki at the Courier offi.