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About Cloverdale courier. (Cloverdale, Tillamook County, Or.) 190?-19?? | View Entire Issue (March 2, 1916)
BITS OF CONDENSED NEWS G A THERED FROM
VARIOUS SOURCES IN OREGON
Following an alleged atte m p t to kill
hia wife, Fred P. Pyles, of M onmouth,
a traveling salesm an, was declared in
sane and sent to the insane asylum last
Saturday at La G rande, on the charge
of assault with in te n t to kill. End
Chong, the ¡injured C hinam an, is re
Figures prepared by Secretary of State
Olcott show the total registration a t the
end of last week to have been (51,180.
Of th is num ber 40,7)90 are republicans;
15,457 a-e dem ocrats; 403 progressives;
1357 are prohibitionists; 1529 are so
cialists and 1804 scattered.
Deputy State Highway Engineer Can-
tine, of Salem , attended th e m eeting at
M arshfield of Coos and Currv county
courts and officials of the Good Roads
association and discussed the proposi
tion of bonding the county for $.'¡70,000
for road im provem ents. Cantine, with
En route to Brem erton to test out
R oadm aster Murdock, formerly of P o rt torpedoes, the torpedo boat destroyer
land, is m aking a survey of the county
Lawrence arrived a t Astoria Monday
roads in preparation of the year’s work.
night from San Francisco to “ re st” and
George Dewey Alfred, a voting m a r to take on mail and galley supplies.
ried m an of Dallas, was seriously in She left out again Tuesday m orning,
jured last Saturday by falling into the continuing her way north.
gearing of a conveyor a t the mill of the
The W ashington county newspaper
W illam ette Valley Lum ber company. men have organized them selves into the
The skin and ttesh over the entire W ashington County E ditorial associa
length of one side of his body were tion.
stripped and it will be necessary to re
G rants Pass was the scene of an o u t
sort to skill grafting to heal the wound.
rageous m urder Sunday evening, when
The patient is a t the hospital.
M. D. Bousman, who has confessed,
Damages totaling $4,<>00 was awarded
shot and killed Mr. and Mrs. Akers,
Mrs. Dorothea Steel, of Turner, by a
ranchers near tiiat place, while on their
jury in the c irc u it'c o u rt ut Salem, for
way to church. H ousm an’s grievance
the death of her husband who was
was th at Akers had com plained to the
killed by a Southern Pacific train.
county officials th a t his hogs were
Lem Goug, th e Chinese accused of be running a t large. M r. aud Mrs. Akers
ing im plicated in a shooting scrape in were about 55 vears of age and Bous
th e tong war last week, was arraigned man is 03 and unm arried.
The Evening Telegram, daily,
and the Cloverdale Courier, both
papers one year for 83.50.
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Ey ESTHER VANDEVEER
However, as the weeks flew by his
devotion to Isabel grew more constant.
He had appeared to purposely display
attentions to young girls w’hen she
was present to observe them. This he
| was gradually giving up. Indeed, the
affair between them had gone so far
th a t his attentions to other girls ceased
to trouble her. Flowers had begun to
come from him to her, a sure sign th a t
a proposal is about to be made. One
evening when King followed a box of
them he had sent he called, and when
Isabel came down to meet him he put
his arm s about her. kissed tier w arm ly
“My dear wife, it is tim e this play
came to a climax.”
“Yes. I knew you the m om ent I saw
you. Imm ediately a fte r th a t wedding
which was got up between us in a
youthful frolic I wont to a law yer and
asked him if it could be construed into
a legal m arriage. Fie replied th a t if
we both iutended it ns such it w as w ith
in the law of wedlock. It was inten
tional w ith me. If it was the same
with you we were m arried ten years
“In my heart it surely w as inten
“ I resolved.” continued King, “th a t
as soon as I had accum ulated a suffi
ciency I would ask you the question
fhat would, if answ ered in the affirm
ative. make us one. I have since been
more than fortunate. I cam e here pur
posely to find you. When I saw tiiat
you dill not rem em ber m e”—
“ I did." interrupted Isabel. "I sup
posed. however, th at you did uot recog
"I wished to win you.”
"And I wished ju st as much to win
When Isabel joined her m other she
gave evidence th a t som ething momen
tous had happened.
“You are engaged!” exclaim ed Mrs.
“Yes. we have been m arried ten
years, but we didn’t know it."
“This John King." said Mrs. H askins
to her daughter Isabel, scanning a
newspaper, “ who is spending bis mon
ey so lavishly m ust be the sam e man
with whom you had th a t flirtation ten
years ago when we were staying in
“Why are you so moved, my dear?
Surely there w as nothing serious be
tween you and him. and th a t w as a
long while ago.”
“There was som ething betw een us.
"There w as?" asked the m other in
her turn, showing concern.
Isabel made no reply to th e question,
but a fte r deep thought said:
"I wish to meet this Mr. King. If
he is the sam e I met ten years ago I
shall do all I can to win him ."
“ Why so—to secure his large for
"No; to remove a serious complica
T hat was all the m other could get
out of her daughter. The society news
was scanned from day to day until
Mr. King was m entioned as a guest
at the house of due of Mrs. H askins'
friends. The lady was appealed to to
bring about a m eeting betw een Mr.
King and Miss H askins and 'did so
at a dinner given by the m utual friend.
After the dinner Isabel returned to
her home with a red spot In each
cheek and a spark in each eye.
“ Well?" said Mrs. Haskins.
“Oh. mother, he has no rem em
brance of me w hatever.”
“Then he is the man we supposed
him to be?"
"H e Is.”
“And do you still desire to m arry
“ Did he seem pleased w ith you?”
A r a b i a n L a u g h in g Dove.
” 1 think so.”
ely strange bird is the
“ Why is it not to his iuterest as
much as yours th at you and he should singing pigeon, or Arabian laughing
dove, in color these pigeons are usual
he m arried?"
ly red, m ottled or checkered, though
“ Perhaps It Is."
are sometim es found of a bluish
“Then why do you not tell him of
your m eeting ten years ago. giving him color. T heir voice budles all descrip
the reusous. if he does uot already tion, being trem ulous and broken, w ith
know’ them , why he should m arry you?" gurgling notes, like the noise of w ater
“ Because I loved film then. I love poured from a bo ttle The utterance
him now. and I wish him to m arry Is varied, and, though there is a resem
me for love, not for any other reason blance a t tim es to the drum m ing of a
true trum peter, it is not so sonorous.
The m other was obliged to be satis It is frequently interrupted by one or
fied w ith this statem ent, though curi more of the inspiratory “ahs," which
osity was sharpened by her Interest in no doubt gives them the nam e of
her daughter. In time Mr. King was laughers. T heir cooing is soft and me
invited to the H askins' to dinner. He lodious, and both sexes tak e p a rt in
cam e and set Isabel’s heart wildly the song.
throbbing by saying some deliciously j
sw eet words to her. But when later
A citizen was standing on a street
he met her a t a social function she
saw him chatting with another girl, corner looking a bit depressed when a
and. Judging from his expression, he friend sauntered along.
was saying sw eet words to her. caus
“W hat seem-i to be the trouble, old
ing Isabel’s heart to sink as rapidly ns m an?” solicitously queried tbe latter.
it had risen.
“I have Just had som ething of a
A few days later Mr. King called, Jolt,” answ ered the sad one. “ 1 was
m aking ns an excuse the offering of bequeathed a sliver service as the solid
his box a t the opera. E ither he was thing a few weeks ago, aud now t
the sam e skillful love m aker he had know th a t it Is only plated ware."
"Sorry to hear th at, old fellow," re
been a decade before or he was much
sm itten w ith Miss Haskins. In his turned the friend. "B ut you may be
conduct were m any of the indications m istaken.”
“Ob, no, I’m not!" was tbe mournTuI
of n sure affection.
And so the affair went on. At one rejoinder of the sail one. "The service
tim e he would be devoted to her; at was on the sideboard the other night
another she would hear th at he was when burglars broke in. but they never
brow sing am ong the prettiest girls In touched it."—Philadelphia Telegraph.
the social swim. W hat most troubled
her w as th a t he was passing into that
G reat are those 25e dinners a t the
age where a bachelor's adm iration is
Hotel dining room, Tillamook,
liestowed upon girls much younger