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About The advocate. (Portland, Or.) 19??-19?? | View Entire Issue (Sept. 22, 1923)
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Vere made a picture against the
■liver trunk of a huge beech, sole aur-
vivor of a primeval forest. The torf
at her feet was tussocky to ragged
ness. but she loved It better for that—
the tussocks gave »belter to so many
vagrant wild flowers, and garden
white, blue, and yellow; larkspur.
mignonette and candytuft.
There were runaway June roses, too.
In a thick clump on beyond, with a
backlog of stout blackberry briers.
Gold-thread, whose countryside name
Is love vine, laced the thorny tangle
richly. Vere bad pulled a handful of
the tine yellow filaments, and stood
snipping them tn pieces, saying under
"Love live I Love die!"
Black mammy had taught her the
charm when she was fifteen.
had practiced It, aa she thought, in
the strictest privacy, only to be dis
covered by Royal Dent, the object of
her Incantations. Ills shouted laugh
bad been cruel enough, but less so
than the shame«! sulleuness of his eyes
when her flaming confusion enlight
He was two years older. They had
been comrades half a year—pals. Evi
dently by his thought she had never
sensed articulately what he had meant
Sudden knowledge bad been scath
ing as n lightning stroke. He had
turned from her awkwardly, saying,
duily: "Ob. I better be going. Aunt
Margaret sent me to—to ask If she
can get you people to help out with
the party—cups and spoons and plates
and things, you know. I'll tell her
yes. and that you'll come help with the
She had slept III that night, think
ing of what she must endure facing
him again. But Fate kindly spared
her that—Aunt Margaret made her
gay good-bys from Royal—be had
been suddenly called home—but was
coming back at Christmas—she was
not to forget him, and be sure to save
And she bad smiled
In the night she had suddenly grown
op. This mature self knew Royal
would not come back—at least not for
years. In truth he did not come—his
father's slight Illness had turned sud
denly so serious that be had had to
go far away, taking Royal with him.
Then nebulously she heard of him.
prop and stay of a falling fortune-
later of the father's death, the son's
engagement to an heiress of the golden
coast—after that alienee—five full
years of It
They had been eventful years for
She had found her voice, a
magnificent one. Then. Just as It was
coming to full strength and charm,
tricksy Fate had flung Into her lap
a tidy fortune. It had ended her po
tential career—she had never craved
distinction, but sang as birds sing, be
cause Inner music must come out.
Now, standing In the old spot. Idly
repeating the old charm, she wondered
whether she had been wise to choose
the high distinction of private station
rather than the world acclaim. She
had bad lovers—shoals of them—one
or two so fine she had considered them
for perhaps a fortnight and ended by
giving them the kindest of nays.
Not that she was romantically faith
ful to that girlish fancy, but that the
S' ir of It seemed to bar her heart
fr< tn again swelling at another voice,
If Royal had ever kissed her It
would not have been ao strange. She
had nothing to remember but the
shouted laugh, the sullen, shamed eyes
—meager food. Indeed, for a heart
throughout a stretch of years.
He was coming in a very little while
—hence her present employment.
Fancifully she had told herself she
could better show him thus her com
plete indifference to anything In the
past. As a married man, he might be
ever ao much more susceptible than
the lad she remembered. If he came,
bent on making amends for that old
cruelty, there might arise a situation—
unless she took great pains to avoid
Had the ten years changed him
greatly? To her they had been wholly
kind, robbing her of nothing, only
changing her lithe, angularity Into a
singular grace of pose and motion. Yet
—would they know each other if they
met elsewhere? A faint amused smile
hovered about her lips at the thought
—It froze ax a voice behind her said:
"Am I speaking to Miss Hawthorn—
•That depends 1"
“Upon whom? Or what?"
"Upon whom you seek I" airily, not
lifting eyes front the gold-thread now
"As to that—honestly, I can’t say.
came to see Vere—but her supplsntsr
will not let H.e And her."
"Not yet," ratlier thickly—thru, ss
she flung away ths last yellow shred:
T want that, please. Don’t believe I
should have known you if you hadn’t
been playing tbs earns gams as when
I saw you last."
"Whst a memory I"
Vere apostrophized space, then,
quickly: "Come to ths house. I want
your Judgment of several and sundry
things there. I have such a passion
for changing, and then so little con
fidence in the resulte—"
"Of course you have daffodils all
along your drive, and etarbeds and
geraniums," Royal Interrupted. Those
were your two pet ambitions In the
old time. Now that you're not only
a rich lady but a person of distinc
tion, I am certain you have achieved
"I have not," pretending to pout.
"My lawn la as unflawed aa ever my
conscience. Out back there’s a real
riot of blooms. I ravage to my heart's
Your predatory Impulses
have come to the surface." Royal
laughed. "I felt them without know
ing they were there. That was whst
made me always deadly afraid n* yon."
"Politeness Is a fearful msia," Vere
Royal laughed, saying softly, "Say
d—n—call me a liar right out—If
you're thinking such things."
"Whst a mind reader you are I" Vere
Interrupted him. “You know—well—
what awe of your lordly self I Mood
In—after the day you pulled me out
of your saddle.”
“You had no business tn It—foot
of a side." Royal countered, bis chin
“But I wanted to try IL" Vere per
sisted. “And have been glad always
of the trial. It has made and kept me
a side-saddle fan—helped, of course,
by your going away—It wouldn't have
done at all to let you know you bad
any hand In It."
“Come along! I want to see how
you have desecrated The hmbes,"
Royal said masterfully, clutching her
She drew it away and half ran along
the tussocks to the smooth grass, paus
ing there to say: “Shut your eyes—
tight—till I give you leave to open
Silently he obeyed—walking beside
Ler, guided by her light footfalls.
Presently he was aware of . darken
ing overhead—at the same Instant
Vere cried: “Look 1" pausing back of
him so his vision might range unim
peded up, down, athwart, the green
temple of ancient trees.
Royal bared his head to them. Bay
ing reverently: "You have kept the
faith. All is better than even hope
could paint It Talk of changes—I see
none. The place has alwsys haunted
me—now it will haunt me more than
“I wonder—will your wife like It as
well!" Vere said, half-wistfully
Royal caught her hand and raised
It to his lipa, saying: "I am sure she
will—for unless she Is yourself, she
will never be anybody at alL"
Mrs. E. L. Henson
iCMSastsS by Nsllensl Cesseti e< the Bor
Soo sla of Amoríos.)
SCOUTS AND “BUDDY” SYSTEM
In Its nanks of nearly a half a mil
lion boys, scouting alms to axstst In
carefully planned and appropriate
ways the various types in their prog
The Appealing Charm of Health!
ress towards tha ultimate goal: "Men
of character trained in citizenship.”
The "Buddy System” is but one of
Portland, Oreg.—“I can speak in
terms oi highest praise of all of
these elds, and that it produces results
Pierce’s remedies, especially the
in helping untrained or unstable boys
‘Favorite Prescription’ for woman’s
to uphold the scout Ideal of conduct is
ailments and as a tonic and nervine,
cited In the following Instance by Ray
and the Pleasant Pellets lor stomach
O. Wyland, assistant director, national
and liver ills. While bringing up
department of education. Boy Scouts
my family, whenever I have been
in a run-down weakened or nervous
condition, I have always been
“Scoutmaster Fred Gassert of Troop
strengthened and helped by the use
No. 1, East Newark, N. J, who has
the ‘Favorite Prescription'. And
conducted a very successful troop dur
in later years when my stomach
ing the pest six years,“ says Mr. Wy
has become disordered, and my food
land. "has evolved a *buddy’ system
seems to disagree with me. then Dr.
Which 1» a ell avrili renof-nlffon
Pierce's Pellets give me immediate
relief.”—Mrs. E. L. Henson, 768 E.
“Each new tenderfoot »oieii ...o He
6th St., North.
troop or patrol is assigned to two ad
Start at once with the "Prescrip
vanced scouts, whose responsibility is
tion” and see how quickly you pick
to *pal* with the new scout and help
up—feel stronger and better. Write
him In every way to live up to the
Dr. Pierce, President Invalids' Hotel
scout oath and law. The tenderfoot
in Buffalo. N. Y.. for free advice, or
knows nothing of this arrangement;
send 10c for trial pkg. tablets.
ail he knows is that a couple of older
scouts have become Interested In him
Stevenson's View of Life.
and have made themselves unusually
Any one can carry his burden, how
ever heavy, till nightfall. Any one can
“These scouts, by close association,
learn all about the tenderfoot and his do his work, however hard, for one
personal habits They mildly suggest day. Any one can live sweetly, pa
modifications In conduct when the ten tiently, lovingly, purely, till the sun
derfoot shows evidence of failure to goes down. And that is all that lite
maintain the Ideal/ of the scout law. ever really means. — Robert Louis
Weekly verbal reports are rendered Stevenson.
the scoutmaster and conferences held
on methods of treatment. If the new
Duty to Read Newspaper.
scout falls to react favorably to the In
newspaper is one of the fore
fluence of his scout huddles' after a
month or two, the scoutmaster decides most wonders of the modern world.
to attach himself to this particular The family that does not take, and
tenderfoot for the express purpose of carefully read, at least one newspaper,
helping him to see the light and to is not living in the Nineteenth cen
adopt the accepted standard of worthy tury.—J. A. Broadus.
conduct which marks the scout
throughout the world.
Such Is Man.
"Scoutmaster Gassert states that in
When he is born, his mother gets
six years he has yet to find the impos
sible boy who has been given up as the attention; at his marriage, the
bride gets it; at his funeral the widow
“On one occasion be visited a family gets it.—From the Associated Editors.
to obtain permission for their boy to
join his troop, and was told that this
The Pie-Eating City.
boy could never be a scont because of
pie-eating city of this
He would even Meal
money from his father's pockets when , country has been claimed by Los An
his father was asleep I The scoutmas geles, Cal., with a consumption of 40,-
ter was not daunted by this report. . 000 pies per day.
Tha boy did join the troop and today
Is a bonded messenger for a large in When Brains Are Really Necessary.
surance company with headquarters at
It is true. Chlofinda, that no brains
Newark, N. J.
“On another occasion the scoutmaster are required to inherit money, but a
was led by the tenderfoot to a gam good supply is necessary to keep it.—
bling den filled with slot machines and New Orleans States.
other devices for filching the money
out of the pockets of luckless boys. He
took steps with the police authorities
lashed together flush
Timing of ths Nerves,
and had the proprietor arrested and
with the surface form the famous cat
A curious Instance of the care and put out of business."
minuteness with which the human
amaran used off the coast of India.
body Is now studied, in an effort better
: The craft is unsinkable, and its navi
to understand its powers and func
gators brave surf and storm on iL
tions, Is furnished by a paper read at
a meeting of the Royal Society in Lon
Intention Must Be There.
don on The Rapidity of the Nervous
No one can ask honestly or hopeful
Impulse in Tall and Short Individu
ly to be delivered from temptation un
less he has himself honestly and firm
Even the difference in time required
ly determined to do the best he can to
for a “nerve telegram" to traverse the
keep out of it.—Ruskin.
bodies of different persons is regarded
as a matter of scientific importance. A
series of observations has shown that
No Fun Then.
the length of the nerves does affect the
all. would be more dis
velocity with which an Impulse passes
agreeable than living in a world where
between the brain and the extremities,
everyone told the absolute truth all
and consequently that more time is
the time, not only about themselves,
needed if ths path Is long than if it
is short. It follows that a .short man
. but about you?
should feel a step on his corns quicker
than a tall one, but the difference is
All Married in One Day.
so alight that the offender has no bet
At Plougnastel, a small town in Brit-
ter chance of escape In one case than
, tany. all the weddings of the year are
in the other.
Boy scouts of Evslsth, Minn., doing a celebrated on one day. Sometimes as
community good turn—stocking a many as 40 bridal couples go to the
Invalids of ths Forest.
lake with fish.
In the matter of longevity human be
ings cannot compete with trees, but
GOVERNOR COX SAYS—
Stray Bit of Wisdom.
according to mortality tables, human
be turned inside out and
beings are more fortunate up to cer
In a proclamation of welcome to
new plumage that none
scouts In the recent big scout rally of
A forest at maturity contains about the New England states, held at Cam will recognize its loan old carcass.—
5 per cent of the trees that started bridge, Gov. Channing H. Cox of Ma» I Ibsen.
life there. The percentage of human sachusetts said, in part:
beings living from ten to fifty is much
“Without drawing distinctions of
greater than in the case of trees. About creed, race or position, the boy scout
95 per cent of trees die before they are movement is giving to the boys of our
eighty years old, while only 87 per commonwealth invaluable training in
cent of persons die before reaching all that makes manhood and power. It
develops mind, body and morals. It is
Take it home to
helping to make future citizens of the
same character aa those of the past
Way It Goss,
“Hear you had in an efficiency ex who have given greatness to Massa
Have a packet in
your pocket for an
THE BOY SCOUT MOVEMENT
"What does an efficiency expert do?"
“Well, be comes In and looks your
“Few modern movements. If any.
establishment over. Then, for in
stance, if yon have a lot of marbles hold as great possibilities for good to
that won’t move he tells you to bore tha nation and the race as the Boy
'em. string ’em and sell ’em for Scouts of America."—Arthur AL Hyde,
Governor of Missouri.
IT WAS ONCE “MOTHERS’ NIGHT”
Complaint About Heavy
Trucks Injuring Roads
Lang Ago, ths Closing Hours of tha
country. Ita place has been taken
Twsnty-FIfth of December Be
to some extent by Mothering Sun
longed tn Her.
day In the north of England.
that day everyone who can do ao
The oldest English nnme for Christ
atm makes a pilgrimage homeward
inas is Moddra Nlht. or Mothers’ and the mother receives the homage
Night In ths early daya, when Saxon of her family.
forefathers had Just settled down In
the country that was to be England,
Jackson’s “Kitchen Cabinet"
tt.e day of December 25, waa given
“Kitchen cabinet" waa a name spor
up to games and feasting, but tha night tively given to Francis P. Blair, Amoa
was dedicated to the apeclal honor of Kendall and others, by the opponents
of President Jackson's administration.
They occupied the seats of honor, Blair was the editor of the Globe, the
and everyone brought them gift a organ of the president and Kendall
Bona and daughters who hsd gone was one of the principal contrlbutore
out Into the world Mrove to be at to the peper. Aa It waa necessary for
home on that one night In the year. Jackson to consult frequently with the
A little later the name Yule waa two, In order to avoid observation they
given to Christman, and the rejoic were accustomed, when they called
ings of the day were prolonged Into upon him, to go In by a back door.
the night, when men sang and told The Whig party styled them In deri
stories sitting around the cheerful sion the "kitchen cabinet" alleging
blase of the Tule log.
It was upon their recommendations
The old customs of Mothers* Night that tha Preeldent removed ao many
gradually died out, though they still Whigs from office aud put Democrats
survive In a few remote parts of the In their places.
Speaking about maintaining good
roads, there is much complaint about
big trucks that make trips over the
roads immediately after every rain,
ctfttlng them up. making travel diffi
cult. and causing a lot of extra work
to keep the ruts fittest and tha roadway
in traveling condition. Some day we
shall have to plan some restrictions on
traveling with big trucks Immediately
after a rain.
Immense Sum for Roads.
Throughout the United States last
year 8978,000,000 was spent by the
federal government, the Mates, cotin-
tlss and municipalities in building and
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