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About Cloverdale courier. (Cloverdale, Tillamook County, Or.) 190?-19?? | View Entire Issue (July 19, 1917)
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rounding the Building.
“Toko is sleuthing Adams In a sus-
“The foreign alliance!” the voice of
“ Here!” Adams steeped forth from
plclmis-looklng house In the next
among the sea of peoofe.
street,” she whispered excitedly to her
Continued iroin first page
“Tok o!" Pearl cried in great fright,
"Arrested, sir!” bel‘ .red the colo
father when abreast of his cur. “ Don't
all her fears of Adams returning.
nel, nnd he called a corporal nnd seven
you think you better search the
A grating, choking sound came from privates to take charge of Adams.
miniature nhi'h proclaimed him to be
Toko’s throat. That was all. Pearl
Pearl Dare jumped into the same
her husband; of the disnppeurance of
Colonel Dare quickly gave the or heard the bolt rattle, the door opened,
automobile with Adams and the squad
the locket tnd Its contents on the
ders to Ms driver to follow his daugh a rush of many feet and a shifting, of soldiers, determined to follow him
night of De Mira's supposed suicide
ter's taxi and Instructed the other moving, nnd the collision of many per to the guardhou.se and prevent any
and Payne’s arrest for disposing of
two cars to proceed to their destina sons groping in the dark. Oaths and
possibility of his escape. latter on,
the Canal defense p^ns to Urunada;
tion. which was the Chemical build
when tho excitement abated she could
the inuking of her a secret messenger declared, rising and leaving Brent to ing.
lights flashed back.
deliver the box of wafers to her fa-
with the [dans to he delivered to some himself.
A curious crowd gathered on the
one unknown on the Granadian fron
In the f»urc* garage that morning, sidewalk as the colonel’s men entered diers and no one else. - The foreign'nl- ! This was so like Pearl that Colonel
tier—with the return of her lost treas Adams huil it long talk with Toko the house Indicated by Pearl.
lance seemed to have melted into air. Dare raised no objection. With Major
ure as the reward for these pains.
In the meantime Pearl saw a fourth
about the bold udvertisemeul of the
Pearl saw her father and Major Breut nnd Toko, he hastened bock to
"I would have denounced you long Silent Menace.
automobile containing !nfantrj%ien
Brent. She saw Toko and Adams, the basement o f the Chemical bulld-
ego to the army police as the Silent
“ He's g-got the nerve all right,” he
Menace, which you are,” she conclud concluded with a quick upward glance Including Toko, returned to the *1 de Bewlldcrment prevailed upon the faces , ing.
The place was now alight. A caro-
ed with a sigh, “ but for a doubt I have at the chauffeur who was lounging in walk almost immediately. He was in of all.
search began ending with a sur-
always had concerning Payne. Some one of the automobiles. “ Do you think a great hurry.
cried, unable to restrain the question prising discovery in one of the coal
how I can’t get rid of the notion that t-tbut he cun get away with it?”
“Toko will explain.” the colonel in
bins. There they found a number of
he vns mixed up with you and that
“ With what?” Toko asked bluntly, formed Pearl In a hoarse whisper as
tlflck black mufflers and as many som
he got his Just desserts when they rolling ii cigarette.
he followed his men into his automo
bre looking shrouds, to one of' which
cashiered him. You deserve to he
“That’s a fact,” echoed Adams, bile and sped away.
| was fastened a note addressed to
shot if he wasn’t.”
Pearl turned to Toko, who entered
perplexed. “ With what.” lie strolled
Colonel Dare. It rend:
“ I'tiyne vns mixed up with ine,” ad away in deep thought.
her taxicab and handed her a note. heard to say.
I k e p t m y e r p o ln tm e n t and h i v e obtained
mitted Adams, thickly.
Toko eyed his retreating figure In “This, I found In the house.”
th? chemicMa to decipher the Cnnal defense
steps mounted the basement stairs. i plana.
“ i knew ltl I ’m glad you've con j passive silence.
T e ll A d a m s , not to try th«.t tr ic k
Colonel Dare had
All rushed after them in a panic, dash ag e in.
I ma de m y appointment with you— not
fessed it, too. It puls yon up os a
ing into the street like a pack of hounds
here— tu t at the Chemical Bu ild in g at ten
lief er kind of crook—not a tnur- Adams closely all day and that night •harp.
seeking a lost trail.
robbed? Does anyone know what this
“Adams?” cried Pearl, sharply.
' “ Orderly Adams?” cried Colonel means?” thundered ilie colonel.
I f-feol that way ¿nyself,” he to act suspiciously—u precaution pro-
“ lie is not there,” was Toko’s grim Dare, glaring at the dense crowd sur-
“ Colonel Dare!” responded a Junior
greed, still mumbling. He lighted a
officer rushing to the scene. “A horri
fresh cigarette to cover his uncom
ITarl glanced at her wrist watch.
ble mistake has been made. The cor
fortable feelings. “ I guess we re go accountably absent from duty. Toko It was 1»
They dashed to the Chem
poral to whom you delivered Adams
ing to b-lie friends, lierthn B-bonn.”
ical building just In time to file
was not a real corporal nor were hi3
Khi? topped up to him, extending a
through (he gates with the soldiers.
men real soldiers. Both your duugh-
hand. “ Shake!”
Around the Chemical building and in
ter and your orderly have been car-
“ Sutne here!” stammered her visitor, f-fellow captive at Bolero's— Miss Ber the near vicinity were scattered a
i rlod away by persons masquerading in
great number of secret service men in
! our uniforms. AH trace of them lias
“ .Now. what do you want me to do?” fused.
rhe inquired, resuming a lounging atti
I ___( l n ; i o f e i g h t h i j p i s o p k .)
“ Waal, I’ve been having a c-chat
tude, making a fascinating picture.
with her,” Adams replied in a noncom
“ I ’ll go the limit with you.”
“ You’re o-ou.” he replied, bluntly. mittal way.
Toko ceased to question hint fur
“ You’re going to r-recelve u summons
ru n -
When the first opportunity ar
from Miss Dare. Dou’t answer it
w-whon it cornea until 1 g-give you the rived lie reported the matter to Major
Brent raised ids eyebrows and re
Pert ha consented to the proposition,
nnd more of tills kind of talk followed. flected. “ That is of no consequence.
Meanwhile, the Canal defense plans Toko,” he presently commented. "Yon
lay In the vaults of the war depart need not mention it to either the colo
ment undecipherable, for every Invis nel or Miss Dare.”
But Toko did report the ¡netCent to
ible ink expert In the government lab
oratories failed In the test for want Ids mistress, and she sunt for the or
of the necessary chemical combina derly.
Tillamook Abstracting Co
"i didn't know that you were con
tion. A session of the general staff to
T hos . C o a t k h . P r k h i d k n t .
discuss tiie subject was presently
CO Ml’ uni. BUT OF ABSTRACT BOOKS
called. Adams attended this meeting. acquaintance with Miss Bertha Bonn,”
"You ure probably the only living she said to Adams, mure piqued than
OF TILLAMOOK COUNTY. OREGON.
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person to whom the Canal defense she let on.
Leave Cloverdale daily at f J II.LAMOOK CITY.
Adams laughed lightly. “ T>>ko t-tVild
plans have been revealed,” the chief
7:30 a. m , arriving at Tilla- t
of stuff said to Adams when he was you that, did he? Is there any r-r va-
mook at 10 a. m — in time for J
brought before him. “ This document son why 1 should not know’ Mias
morning train to Portland.
lHL2 been lu the. hands of the foreign
"On the contrary, I think that yo*i
alliance. We do not know whether
Leave Tillamook at 3 p. m .
Its secret is known to them or not. are favored. She Is a very benutiftU
f arriving at Cloverdale at 5
Sooner or later we hope to find that girl if my memory serves me right. |
9 p. m.
out if tiie alliance is still In existence. When you see her again, remember*
P ea rl’s Eyes Opened Wide.
> pp Court House«
If the visibility of the Ink faded Im me to her.”
mediately after the application of the
pl.vin clothes. The wide open nnd in
chemicals. It Is possible that the for Adams, drily. II»» scented something viting gates were guarded from the
eign alliance Is still In ignorance. Were lu the ulr.
insole by soldiers.
l ’enrl pouted at Adams, “ I should
tiie drawings not clear when you read
It vvn* exactly 10 p. m. when Adams
like to see her myself. At what hour nppei.xred suddenly on the empty
Adams met tiie general’s eyes un Is your appointment ?’’
street, rushed across it through the
Write for Literature.
“ At ten sharp in f-front of th»» gates and into the building. He
flinchingly and responded with the
chemical building,” was the orditrly's shoved the heavy iron dooira shut in
“ They were clear, general, but I startling reply.
the faces’ of the startled guards, nnd
I hat evening after dinimr the Dares • flew dmvn a stairway leading into the
couldn't make them out because It
A. C. EVERSON
L. S. HUSHBECK, Proprietor.
was very dark. All i r-remeinher Is "■'■re not greatly surpris'd when I [,)ls(,ni<,lrt before they could get them
TI LLAMOOK. ORE.
that there was something about mines, '.dams asked for lenve of ahsene»* M r opon simultaneously the whole build-
the night. It was granted withotJt ¡ni, was thrown into darkness,
ns I have t-tohl you before.”
r.,n to u boltod Iron door In
Tiie generul frowned. "You cuuuot question. But when lie left 11 m * house |
recall the location of these uilucaj"
two unseen persons followed him. One* fl,„
r of the basement and knocked ) Dining Room run on Family Style
was Toko. The other was IVsul.
J thrw tllm.s. At that moment 1’enrl
It was along about dark when ¡,
rB<,h|1|1 up f rom b^md. He km w .
“ Were they connected h.v suhtei*
S*’P me for realty deal*.
rauemi cable with the shore?"
Adams Stopped at the Hotel W ilton ..j,, ,vaa „he from the switch of her
Oltiee Ground Floor
I>* II Pi.one •”>.'! J
”T-thcre was something about •
Crts. Toko was »in
} . „.ivt*
___ were dragged inoi.i..
c-cuble, general," Adams reflected, nouns
inside the door.
1’ . O. B»-x 147
He admitted himself without knock-» j whp.h openod and ci09ed |n H
knitting his brows.
With Rolliv Watson
"Would you he aide to fix the locu Ing. Bertha in str**et iittkr *. greeted \ (VNinkling. Thru a lock snapped.
tion If w o’sent ydu'to the Canal lime? him In a manner to indicate that h i
It was pitch black; a terrifying nnd
"That w-wouldn’t help uny, gt-ueral had been expe»*ted.,
s'Qent struggle began. Someone caught
“ Have you g-got ’em?” he asked,
I've b-becn there.” *
1, >M of I’»>arl and fore**d a lltfl** round
"So you've been to the Zone, have eagerly nnd anxlojisly.
It. N. H F.N KFL, Proprietor.
ea rdfit.virtl box into h»*r hand. A voice
Without replying she gave him a
you?" luqtilred the chief of staff. Inter
ret larkiv’ly like that of Adams whis
Night and Day calls
est edl.v. “ Itccently?”
pered Info her ear: “ The chemical
I. V. F U F R H A K D . Manager.
"By gosh! Bertha It inn »^'serves a
“ Not l-tong ago, I know all about
wufbro. girk—hid»* them!”
Complete S, t »if Abstract? of the Records
tiie place up to date l^ised to wwork gold m-medal!" erled la> mom* exi’lted
Then ctuue a quick short flash from Sixth S’tre*'t at Second Avenue F.ast
of Tillamook Countv, Oi'»’gon.
down there ns a telegraph operator." than she hud ever s»-en him.
an electric torch.
Ha opened the box nnd dumped the
The general dismissed Adams with
masked faces and T IL L A M O O K .
OREGON f l L f \MOOK.
contents Into the palm o f m r hand. Pearl glleipsed
The chief of stuff sighed. "The There were two pnrnffinetlke wafers,
question Is. what are we going to do to ench about th»» size of n fl*tv-eent
Y E S . A N D ITS
_ C L
obtain chemicals to decipher the docu pl*»ee. "By gnm! It’s them. It’s the '
DO YOU M EAN TO
TETU. ME TMAT IS
r e f u t a t io n f o r
Jt was finally decided to advertise nnl defense plans visible!"
THE OLD GENUINE
8 5 YEARS
lu a Washington newspaper.
"Be careful when you examine the box In ills vest p»M*ket. “ Don’t: rorg**t.”
replies you will receive,” Colonel IHire he said, putting on his bat tn go: “ I
BEFORE THE INVENTION
warned the chief of staff. “ You're apt g-ent a date with yon at the CDemlral
CF OUR PATENT MR-PROOF POUCH
GRAVELY PLUG TOBACCO
to find fakers among them with hostile building about ten. I f I f-fall to .show
MACE STRICTLY FOR ITS CHEWING QUALITY
Ir'ent. Kvory foreign spy in America np. you know what to do.” A Off ho
WCULD NOT KEEP FRESH IN THIS SECTION
will answer that ad.”
NOW THE PATENT POUCH KEEPS IT
"Tho ad, therefore, may serve two
FPESH AND CLEAN AND GOOD
purposes, perhaps,” replied (lie gen
A LITTLE CHEW OF GRAVELY IS ENOUGH
eral, drily, as the meeting broke up.
AND LASTS LONCER THAN A BIG CH E W
OF O R D IN A R Y PLUG.
In the Washington newspaper* that Wilton ns If on a pleasure jaunt. Tokv
9 r# v * i} f S o ix u c c Co D **nat V*.
night the following advertisement ap followed In one tnxU'ah; I'enrl Data
After a circuitous route th ro ',.^
t' t>" -Inv'uble Ink expert wanted. Ap-
and side stre**fs. he stoppe' i t»e- '
1 1 v. Ch. mle*l building.
for* an empty trn--nenf h.>u«tf , th<. ‘
NEW POUCH IS
The advertisement was repeated In cheaper section of the eltv, H in I
the luoiuing editions. To tiie amaze fare, dismissed the enh and palli hl«
ment of the general army staff, this entered. Toko «topped y
reply followed directly under I t : •
.. *r <r*
a block away and stole * f
,«»r him. renri
w i l l be o n h a n d to n ig h t. T e n sharp,
^ T V x r
ordered her driver Jj» f
raw nn on tie*
/ I f
“The Silent Menace?" gasped Colo
.•eet. whefê I
lie was alone with his waited In read!n»-«i * or the un«'Xl*»'»•t*M,
daughter at the breakfast table.
;• ». tu.
ea containing sol* !
I-utcr Major Brent waa umiounciHl. diers now meed
by. flhe caught R 1
lie entered In grout haste, a copy of fleeting glimpse of ter father and Ma
Jor Brent !u '
<j.j j>gw*j t:p«r lu his baud,
the first car and raced j
PEARL OF THE ARMY
“ Colonel i” cried tiie major, waving
the newspaper. “ Are our eyes deceiv
ing us this morning? I note that you
have observed the incredible thing!
Where Is he?"
i “ Who?” asked Pearl, with a thought
A curious silence fell among the
“ Absurd, mujor!” the colonel anally
I THE WHITER
S T A G E I the
Get the habit. Head
ning ‘ the Courier,
then see the how on
C lo v e r d a le
All Way Points J
T. H. GOYNE,
ATTORNEY AT LAW
F. R. DEALS
The Todd Hotel
Moiioy to Loan
Heal Estate Agency
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. . . . . . . ■*» >.«■>«. * « Roim s 50 and 75 Cents, Specia
Rites by the W eek.
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