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A Story of
By F. A. MITCHELL
af the doge, then was admitted to his
lie found the sovereign surrounded
by courtiers who were flattering and
i fawning upon him, for that was a time
j when tlie Venetian sovereign possessed
almost unlimited power. Even after
| entering tho presence chamber Anto
nelli was kept waiting for some time
I before being given an audience, and
every moment’s delay was one of tor
ture to him. At last, after the doge
laid listened to a long and very dull
story from a buffoon, he received Auto-
“Signor,” said the doge, “I am told
that your aunt owns a dog of the
rarest breed In Venice. I have sent for
you to offer her through you any price
she may ask for it."
“I am quite sure," replied Antonelli,
“that my aunt, «lien apprised of your
royal «ish. «ill present the dog to
“A present that will merit a royal
return. You may say to your aunt
that I am about to make you a noble
and a member of my privy council.”
Antonelli « a s dismissed and, return
ing to the gondola, joined the gondo
lier In making as quick time as pos
sible to his home. Before reaching
i the steps he leaped upon them and
hurried into the house. In the dining
j room he found his aunt and sweet-
J heart mourning over the dead body of
the dog that « a s coveted by the doge.
Antonelli heaved a sigli of relief.
He « a s told that the dog had eat
en the biscuit intended for his aunt.
Signora Caracola, If she suspected poi
son, did not suspect her nephew. Signo
rina CopelliThought deeper and. know
ing the motive for such a crime, treat
ed him coldly.
When the death of the dog was an
nouncod tA the doge he « a s furious,
believing that it « a s a ruse to deprive
him of the animal. Antonelli was ban
ished from Venice. Slgnorina Copelli
broke off her betrothal to him. The
nunt, having become convinced of Au-
tonelli’s criminal Intent, left her for-
! tune to the chtrrcb.
"Signor Antonelli, you are summoned
to attend the doge.”
The order was given by one Andrea
Cari>entl, a courtier at the palace. An-
tonelli had left the dining room of his
dwelling on the grand canal and has
tened to his drawing room to receive
the doge's messenger.
“I will go with you In a moment,”
he said to Carpenti, and. returning to
the dining room, he finished what he
had been doing when interrupted. A
light luncheon, consisting of a few bis
cuits and a small glass pitcher of white
wine, was on the table, evidently plac
ed there for some one who was ex
pected to partake of it. Antonelli drop.
l>ed a powder on the biscuit, and since
both powder und biscuit were white
the former was not noticeable. Then
he rejoined Carpenti, and the two
passed out on to the porch, washed by
the waters of the canal, entered a
gondola and set out for the palace of
On the way they met a gondola in
which sat a young lady who hailed
Antonelli and asked:
“Is your aunt at home this morning,
“She is,” replied Antonelli.
“I’m going to lunch with her.”
By this time the gondolas passed
without the range of hearing.
“I must go back,” said Antonelli.
“Why so?” asked Andrea.
“I have forgotten something.”
“The doge directed me to bring you
to him without delay.”
“Hold!” cried Antonelli to the gondo
“Proceed," said Andrea. “Since you
must make choice between your be
trothed and the doge you must give
preference to your sovereign.”
! DR. HARVEY W. WILEY
“Turn about!" cried Antonelli, now
TO VOTE FOR HUGHES.
white ns a cloth, to the gondolier. Start
ing up, he was about to seize the pole
from the man when Andrea threw his H e S a y s W i l s o n H a s F a i l e d t o E n f o r c e
P u re Food L aw .
nrms about him and held him. Andrea
was much the stronger, and In his
“1 favor the election of,Mr. Hughes
clutch Antonelli was powerless.
“Come, signor," said t lie former; to the Presidency for entirely different
“don’t forget that if it were reported to I reasons than those tieal by most of Ills
the doge that after starting to obey his | supporters. It is not because of the
summons you turned back to be with ' Mexican polio; nor the foreign policy
your sweetheart it might cost you your of the administration nor by reason of
head. I am befriending you in pre its domestic policies. It is because of
venting your bringing misfortune upon
yourself and through yourself upon the- the apparent indifference of the admin
istration of President Wilson to the
fair Slgnorina Marcia Copelli.”
Through fear of offending his sover cause of pure foods and drugs. Prac
eign, who was one of the most auto tically all of the abuses which were
cratic and terrible doges who ever rul Injected Into the pure food law by the
ed Venice, Antonelli suffered himself preceding administrations are still In
to be mastered and continued the Jour force. Benzoate of soda is still reg
ney, though it was evident that he was nant. The fumes of burning sulphur
racked by some dreadful emotion. are marching along undisturbed. There
When the two arrived at the steps is evidently a lull In the activities of
that led up to St. Mark's place they the administration of the law. A xvell-
landed and after traversing an interval kno«-u beverage, declared by the su
ascended those steps that led and still preme court misbranded and amenable
lead into the palace. Then, entering to the food law lias not been molested.
an anteroom, they waited till the sov No attempt lias been made to enforce
: the la«* in regard to the bleaching of
ereign was ready to receive them.
Meanwhile Antonelli suffered torture. flour. The repeal of the mixed flour
He was betrothed to Signorina Copelli, la«', thut splendid safeguard to the
but he was without fortune, living de j purity of our bread, has lieen tacitly
pendent on his aunt, Signora Caracola, approved by the treasury department.
"Mr. Hughes in his activities on the
an old lady who was said to be the
richest woman In Venice. Every morn supreme court has stood like a stone
ing Signora Caracola partook of a light wall for the proper administration of
luncheon and goblet of Italian wine, a the food law. 1 believe his election
beverage not much stronger than grajie would see a radical change in the atti
Juice. Antonelli. who was her heir and tude of Hie government to«'ards pure
desirous of getting possession of her food and^ure drugs, so vital to the
wealth at once, had dropped the pow welfare of our people. For this reason
der on the biscuit she would eat to I sincerely hope that Mr. Hughes may
put her out of his way by polaon. be chosen as our next president.
“I should exiiect Mr. Hughes as pres
lie was in terror lest his sweetheart
to have the same attitude toward
l»e poisoned as well.
food ajid drug law that.hg.liai]
For an hour he waited the pleasure
as a'judge on the bench and to appoint
a secretary of agriculture with subor
dinate officers «ho would be enthusi
astic and earnest In the enforcement
of the pure food law for the benefit of
the physical, mental and moral wel
fare of our people.”
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T. H. QOYNE,
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Opp. Coart House,
Tillamook Undertaking Co.
R. N. HENKEL, Proprietor.
Night und Day calls
Next Door to Jones-Knudson Furniture
Get It Exact.
"Why is It that the butcher always
sends me more meat than 1 order, nev
er by any chance less?” complained a
young housekeeper to her husband.
“Let mo give him an order." said he,
and. stepping to the telephone, he cull
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ed up the market.
L. S. HUSHBECK, Proprietor.
"Send me two pounds of |>orter-
house," he ordered, “and, say, tf you Dining Room run on Family Style
can’t cut t«’o pounds make it a pound
and a half."
He got the two pounds by the next
delivery.—New York Sun.
The Todd Hotel
Rooms 50 and 75 Cents, Special
Rates by the Week.
“T h o L a o c o o n ."
The famous «rork "The Laocoon” was
modeled by the great artists of Rhodes
about A. D. 70. It represents the death
of the Trojan hero Laocoon. priest of
Neptune, and his two sous, us de
scribed by VerglL It was discovered
near Rome In 1500 and purchased by
Pope Julius II. It Is now In tue Vat
ican. ‘’The Laocoon.” like “Hamlet,”
has provoked a world of comment,
but all agree that It Is one of the mas
terpieces of artistic expression.—New
—4*0 those who wish to
get a better KO-
DAK this season,
wo have made arrange
ments whereby we can
take in a few good old
style machines in trade
on new ouee,
A Bit Thick.
Parisians drink scarcely any water
other than mineral water. The Seine
water has a shocking reputation.
John Raphael, Paris correspondent
for several London papers, said some
years ago that one afternoon a pretty
actress met her doctor at a dress re
hearsal In a boulevard theater.
“Look here," she said; "1 am quite
sure that all this mineral water I
drink, since you have forbidden wine.
Is dreadfully bad for me. I want your
permission to drink filtered Seine «a-
“Very well," replied the doctor, “If
you Insist. But. mind, you must chew
Leg* T h a t H e a r .
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Office Ground Floor
Bell Phone 63-J
P. O. Bo* 147
One of the strangest und most un- I i
expected of the uses to which we could
With Rollie Watsop
Imagine a leg us being put Is thut of
an organ of hearing. Yet such seems
to be one at least of the functions of
the fore legs In the cricket. On the
outer side of the tlldn a small oval
space may be seen. In which the strong
armature which covers the rest of the
body is reduced to a thin and mem
branous conflition. making thus a sort
of wludow or drumhead. Communi
L. V. EBKRIIARD, Mauager.
cating with this, inside the leg. are
the ends of a nerve, nnd it cun hardly Complete Hct of Abstracts of the Records
of Tillamook Count?, Oregon.
be doubted, therefore, that tho whole
apparatus constitutes an auditory or
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