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About Cloverdale courier. (Cloverdale, Tillamook County, Or.) 190?-19?? | View Entire Issue (Jan. 3, 1918)
FIGHTING THE FIREBUGS.
English Insurance Companies
Keep Tab on the Swindlers.
FATE OF THE TRAITOR
The Story of a Moxicon Chiof and Two
Brothora In His Army.
There Is a mutual understanding be On one occasion a Mexican officer
tween all the first class Insurance of dole a sack of silver pesos. He tied
fices tn England that they should warn j into the state of Guerrero. Zapata sent
each other of a customer whose con i for a young officer of his staff and said:
duct is suspicious, and such a warning
“You will follow this traitor night
Is conveyed lu a very simple yet effec ! ind day and never rest until you find
uim. You must not kill him, but bring
Each company has a number of cards i him
to me alive. I will hang him
printed These are deeply edged In n the back
plaza before all the people as one
black, the center of the card bearing
the ns me of the company which issues ! ¡vho has been false to his trust."
Without remark the youug officer left
It. When a company has suspicions
headquarters and started the pur-
regarding a customer one of its officers
takes a number of tbese cards, writes j suit. For weeks he trailed the fugitive
on the reverse side the name and ad : aack and forth through hostile country,
dress, or different names and addresses jkt last he Vaptured him and brought
In some cases, of the suspected man pirn, bound band nnd foot, into a room
and sends around the cards to the oth 1 ivhere Zapata was holding a conference.
"Mi general,’’ he said huskily, “you
These cards are regarded as absolute j :old me to capture him without injury
ly confidential, and they are never sent ! md bring him before you. I have done
around till the company which issues j no. Now I want to ask you a favor.
them ha9, through the staff of Inquiry I Let me die In his place and set him
officers always kept for such purposes, free."
"What fool is this?” cried Zapata in
found strong evidence against the men
imazement. “Why do you, an honor-
whose names they bear.
Each company keeps a book regu »ble soldier, want to die to set free this
larly posted with these cards in it, and traitor ?”
"He is my youngest brother," replied
the book is more frequently consulted
than the general public would imagine. the officer. "I obeyed your order be
Many of these volumes of black edged cause you are my chief, but if my broth
er dies because of me I would not want
warnings are bulky ones.
The aliases and changes of residence to live.”
of each suspicious customer are care
fully noted In the book, and it is com ¡ringing prisoner to the pale faced of
puted that tbese cards save the com ficer standing rigidly at attention.
“Listen to me!” be finally exclaimed,
panies thousands of pounds a year.
Salvage companies also issue these pointing his finger in tae prisoner's
•‘Insurance warnings." Whenever a face. "Your brother has proved that he I
salvage officer notes the slightest sus is u man, so I will grant his request.
picious circumstance amid the ruins of This is my sentence: You will be strip
a fire he duly reports it. London Tit- ped of your rank and you will work as
your brother’s rnozo. You will do wo £
man's work and cook for him and serve
him as a slave. Nevermore will you J
Cleaning Coat Collars.
When the collar of a coat looks shab carry a gun in the company of free •
by and greasy, though the coat is oth men. Go!”
erwise quite fresh, take a clean rag. dip
It In spirits of turpentine and rub the
collar all over with it.
Money to bran—The Pacific Building- 2 •
Leave It for a few minutes, then re and Loan Association has an agent T
peat the process, afterward scraping it
gently to remove any loose dirt. Then here. Enquire at the office of Taylor I
sponge it carefully with a little alcohol Real Estate Agency.
and keep wiping it with a clean cloth
until it is nearly dry. Hang it up until
It is quite dry.
If necessary press the collar with a hot
Iron, having a thin white cloth between
It and the iron. After this treatment
the collar will look almost new again.
! THE WHITEj
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Cloverdale j w
- FOR---------- —
There never was a time in
the history of the country
when profitable land buys
were better. Now is the op
All Way Points •
Safe and Comfortable
Leave Cloverdale daily at
7:30 a. m., arriving at Tilla
mook at 10 a. m.—in time for
morning train to Portland.
Leave Tillamook at 3 p. m ,
arriving at Cloverdale at 6
J. M. TRAXLER, Prop. ‘
By tomorrow the other fellow
the other fellow may have
bougot just what you wanted.
See us today.
Leland B. Erwin
Diploma from the Chicago
Trice your ranch right, then
come in and give us the ex
clusive right to sell it.
Will be in C loverdale on T hurs-
day of each week.
Those desiring to take les-
sons please engage a lesson period
now. Leave word at th e Cloverdale
H otel or w rite me a t Tillam ook.
Taylor Real Estate
Terms $J .00 Per Lesson.
Clipping With a Pin.
When you lose your knife or do not
have n pair of scissors at hand for cut
ting the paper a common pin or needle
of any kind senes the purpose ad
mirably, says Popular Science Monthly.
If it is a single sheet from which the
clipping is to be removed lay the part
on another paper, hold the pin slant
wise so that the point will follow
around the clipping. Just as if tracing
an outline. Pass back over the scratch
with the point in the lead, and you will
be surprised how smoothly the pin cuts
. Cooper—Why lias the great American
novel never been written? Webster—
Because when an American possesses
sufficient comprehension of American
life and the necessary facility of ex
pression to write such a novel he be
comes a promoter or goes into politics.
Gleam of Intelligence.
Woman—1 wish to sue my husband
for divorce on the grounds of Insanity.
Lawyer—Will lie ion test? Woman—
Oh, no! He is not so crazy as that-— |
Depends on Circumstances.
“Do you believe in autohypnotism?”
“That depends on whether you own
»tie of the Mamed things."—Baltimore
The Todd Hotel
C a lifo rn ia
A young man visited a jeweler’s and T illam ook A b s t r a c t in g Co
asked to look at some wedding rings.
T h o s . C o a tk s . P r e s id e n t .
He selected a very handsome ring, anil
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tlie jeweler said:
"H'm! That one is dearer than the
OF Til.LAMOOK COUNTY. OREGON.
others. Yes, sir; I have to charge $10
extra for that one on account of tbo TILLAMOOK CITY,
The young man flushed.
"You won’t have to chase me. mis
ter," he said coldly, “1 pay cash.”
Costs but little more
F. R. BEALS
When you go East via California yon may
visit San Francisco, aH the resosts along
the Road of a Thousand Wonders,
Los Angeles and
Sunny Southern California,
It Would Help.
Liberal Stopovers are permitted at various
points en route.
"My,dear, we can't afford to pay $90
a month rent.”
"Of course we can't, my dear. I’ve
thought of that. But there’s a lovely
garage on the back of tbe lot which
we can surely rent for $5 a month,
which will help a good deal.—Detroit
Four trains a day from Portland offer
PR O FE SSIO N A L
The Apache Trail of Arizona,
, AY rite for Literature.
ROBERT H. McGRATH
COUNSELOR AT LAW
106 Oddfellows’ Building,
Special Equipment for Making Income
Returns and Reports.
C. W. T A L M A G E ,
Ask nearest S. P. agent for particulars
ATTORNEY AT LAW
John M. Scott, General Passenger Agent
Attorney a n d Counsellor at Law
Opp. Court House,
NATIONAL BLD., - TILLAMOOK, ORE.
J. N. PEARCY
Southern Pacific Lines
N o ta ry P ub lic
C loverdale, Ore.
E. J. MENDENHALL
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
928 C h a m b e r of Commerce,
A . C. E V E R S O N
L. S. H US BE EC K. Proprietor.
GRAV E L Y
Dining Room run on Family *?tyle
Meal s .).»C.
Money to Loan
Real Estate Agency
V /h en you c h e w G ravely
you e r e E e l i e r S a t i s f i e d .
A Little Chew Is Enouqh
and It Lasts a Long While.
T he Good Gravely T a-ta
Rooms Ô0 and 75 Cents, Special
Rates by tbe Week.
See me for realty deals.
Tillam ook U n d e rta k in g Co. v
A lO e. P O U C H IS P R O O F O F IT
■ P S 3 .S rii-ily $ o tx K C *C o D u m tM k t
An advert.sement this
sise in the Cloverdale
Courier at only 35c the
isesue. Don’t let the
door hi Dites of your hlisi-
ness place (jet rnslv for
the want of a little adver
PIPE HIS EXPRESSION! H l 1 _
THINKS HE IS HAPPY WITH
tHAT 816 CUD OF H IF-EiJT
Y C J A E GOT IT A LL OVER.
HIM. YOU CAN read MY
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R. N. HENKEL, Proprietor.
Night and Day calls
Sixth Street at Second Avenue East
Bell Phone 53-J
Office Ground Floor
P. O. Box 147
With Rollie Watson
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