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About Cloverdale courier. (Cloverdale, Tillamook County, Or.) 190?-19?? | View Entire Issue (March 5, 1915)
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FOR ANYTHING IN GENERAL
The well-known “St*r” en the heel means that it is a
pure shoe—a Letter a w ft e tor the price you pay. It means
just as much e-i does the word “Sterling” on silverware.
You have probably bought shoes that looked good, but found
that they had “pap ; " insoles, heels and counters. These adulter
ations are cleverly hidden by the outer finish.
But the makers of “Star B-and” shoes have made a consist
ent fight against adulterated shoes. They are fighting for state
and national laws compelling makers of adulterated shoes to
stamp them as containing substitutes for leather.
Nothing yet known can taka the place of leather for making
shoes that wear long and protect the feet. “Star Brand” shoes
are made of good, honest leather. No substitutes for leather
are ever used.
This policy of producing only “pure shoes” has made “Star
Brand” the largest selling shoes in existence. The sales of
“Star Brand” shoes last year amounted to
No other concern ever made or shipped as many shoes in
You should be just as careful to buy pure shoes as you are
to buy pure foods. Ask for shoes with the “Star” on the heel.
You can get them for every age, station and occasion of life.
'Star Brand Shoes Are Better'*
G lo v e r d a le
M e r c a n t ile
For Sale by
CLOVERDALE MERCANTILE CO.
TEE STORE OF QUALITY
| motive. He did not rem em ber any
particular Alice, nor did he recognize
the chlrogruphy. He sim ply m ade u
mental note of the appointm ent and
when the evening cam e around reach
ed the G rand hotel at H o'clock and
went to P arlor B
A young Indy whom he had never
seen before rose from her seat w ith a
happy sm ile to m eet him. hut the smile
faded Into a look of perplexity.
“I never believed.” she said, “th at
Arnold Tucker. aged nineteen, met two short years could have so changed
and wooed Alice Umiliarti. aged six you.”
teen Both being too voting to m arry— If Albert T ucker was anything he
xo tlielr parents thought consent was wns gallant.
given to the m atch only on condition
“Two long years, you tnonn.”
that they part, not to, nee each other “Have they been tong to you?" some
for tw o years. If they w ere then of thing of the sm ile returning w ith n
tin* - im e mind no objection would he faint blush
raised to their union
They w ere not
“Each has been tin eternity.”
to correspond, except during the last
The lady looked up tenderly out of
week of tin» tw o years* separation, at a pair of heaven's blue eyes. Bert
which tim e they would need to m ake did not m istake; it would have been
arrangem ents for tlielr meeting.
brutal for him to m istake—a t least so
One m orning Albert T ucker (not a he considered It lie bent forw ard and
relative nor even an acquaintance of kissed her lips
the "tid Arnold Tucker» was handed a
M eanwhile he was racking his brain
letter by a postm an addressed In a to place the glr! am ong those to whom
fem inine hand and asked If It lielong he had on som e previously forgotten
tal to him The w riting h u m so Indis occasion m ade love He oonld rem em
tinct th at P arker could not be sure, ber a' Betty, a I.oulse. an Ethel, but no
but replied by taking It In w ith other Alice. As for the last patronym ic he
letters handed him at the sam e tim e could rem em ber only tw o of them . Miss
<»n opening It he read the sim ple an Rralnnrd resem bled a girl he had met
at a house party at the home of his
I will bo at th e (tra rsi hotel on T uesday friend Charles IVnle a couple of years
and sf <11 ls> pio .«o I to see you th a t even- before and had become “spoons" w ith
Ina You " ill timi m o tn P a rlo r B. second He sip •>(• t th at she was this girl,
floor, a t * o'clock
A L IC E
u t huh not sure He determ ined to
A ltart T ucker knew u great many (b take
some risk to find out
girls, a num ber of whom he had made “I would
n<>t suppose." he said, “that
love to for the purpose, ns he express so much would
hupiam slrire th at de-
•il it. i>f passing th e tim e, and w as not i lightful
at C harlie’s."
const Ions of any of them accepting his "Charlie! W hat spent
m inutions through any more serious
It pays to advertise in the Cloverdale Courier
"T h v yog
¡v not with us nt
Charlie IVMe's Two years is a long
.while, especially when parted from one
we love E vents h c ’ome confused.”
“ ! hope persons have not become
• •onfused hi your case W as there some
girl with v horn you n m em ber to b are
had a 'delightful period?’ ’*
•Wot at all Now I rem em ber, it wu*
a stag party "
"A st. g party! Do men have delight
ful rem em brances of stag parties?
But this |s not pertinent to our m eet
ing T he question w ith us is. n av ln g
been parted for tw o years, having
grow n older, do we wish to accept the
prom ise m ade us when we separated?"
Bert would have given worlds to
know w hat that prom ise w as; Indeed,
he m ust know w hat it w as or give up
this struggle at pretense
“ I h a te forgotten." he stam m ered,
•jusr w hat th a t prom ise was."
H ad an Ice l*>lt been shot betw een
the tw o It could not have effected a
greater change. The girl started, then
recoiled from him
"W hat have I done?" he gasi»ed.
"W hat have you done? You have
stabbed me to the h e a rt While 1 have
counted the m onths, the weeks, the
days till we m ight take advantage of
th at prom ise, you have forgotten w hat
It was Oh. heavens! W hat shall 1
She threw herself on a sofa und bur
led her face in the cushions.
"There Is som ething wrong here,"
said I’crt in desperation. “Aye you
sure I am "—
She started up "You are Arnold?"
"1 am not I am Tucker.”
"Arnold Tucker. And you have for
g o tten "-
"I'm AH»ert T ucker.”
"Commonly called B e rt And now.
for heaven's sake, do tell me who you
are: I m ust adm it I can’t place you."
T ucker never forgot th at w ithering
It w as some tim e before Miss Brain
ard deigned to Inform him who she
was. and there was an explanation
Tucker was a cool chap. He apolo
gized for his share of the m istake,
"I can only offer to return the one
thing you have given me.”
"W hat 1« th at?" asked Miss Braln-
"The k iss"
A sm ile broke Into a laugh. T he real
Tucker never appeared, nnd the spu
rious T ucker eventually m arried the