The Norman Democrat-Topic (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 24, No. 32, Ed. 1 Friday, August 8, 1913 Page: 4 of 4
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THt NORMAN DEMOCRAT-TO^IC NORMAN OKLAHOMA. KKIDAV. AUGUST 8, 1913.,
^Continued from Face Three >
u NtltjUl the ptop£e then I must
•ght that party Aad I'm going to
Caderstan.; is* dwirly I'm g ag to."
A>d ti* beaVV f'.o* voice held do
bo * of threat nor did '.t ahew the
fainteet tinge ot excitement To Toon
Biak* the coaveraatiocs aoa-oomba
ant the insurgent * rather targtd
word® carrie-i far stronger message for
this ver? of emet a Bat
the* *rvid ®ere> to str freer Mark
KoWrtJoe his last afcr^ds of d : >
xi Jc armor
"Too talk Um a reform ear, iate
lor poaadruister a; Frtrpt* N ; '"
b« ratoit«4 "T> done nothing e*ery
iee e.*e tat doing every da.^ Noth
itu that the custom of centuries ha>- t
and nothing I N #r*
that you havect doaa Teave made
the people thtnk yw'W a little -m g.«
B i *oc cact =>&k( at th a •
"1 eal mow -vrcesat- - *.s
Standish a*earil? ""having tri
Wttt, *o« prohafcly too* w.
he ttsa* awt«! snapped K
There srust be aometh ng so: * - ■ -•
or other ta roar paat ' bat
wcaldnt ahine oat to any ad a:.:
la prt ^ Pa: fotoi to camp oa the
trail of Toe: pas: per! r. a- * Ac
whe^, I itrft« tk erookdl t' path Tn
looUii for. Til—*
^caadi*h'i dark face brc • -.to s
acuJe The --d angry an'*
threats aeenec tr strike « : a th-
isaargaut aoee fee air* chc - of mer
. > *K
"Ti Uftt case Covenvx Robt rtaon *
to saio pleasantly 1 ao>;s e jv- •
w sie not oa* x.rute of time m s*t
tm# to vori Damaet ti ..ch rve
brtc ahie to upeet plan*
ot year* during tbe past sti T*ara
yaaT tad er«rriMi| I *e dxt u yoc
•H r t He wt Yc-- Peer e «tc t?*a
Wit c' G'-afct "i M :« *"
will be u m«?re child's play coaiparod
to «bat I .: do a* * a ivj L ai in the
speaker's chair ~
Ttr s^ikr? cha;r' roarod Mart
diploma??, cauttoa aad ores a oooi
1saowle*iga ttroarn to lie four
visda Tb« speakers chair' You 11
aewr * " *. N" «* • - r : tei thoo
*aai ri-a Not ! I ia*e to—"
\\ : tw>4.. " dni*W a roic<
: he -: - * a*
A ar. . ae e:*uret? down the
- .. - .-. d i.; -r.t ha:.: . a Rot*rt
- arr. Voice aad actioa *ert
• Ne« Yorkers fsOifklea ol
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Automobile*, and Live Stock Insurance
We repet^tr.t twer'-t • -
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The Palace Drug Store
Fred Reed. Proprietor
A haadre*! pair* of fjei froas a!l
pWta of the . : ^ oorr.-ior *. am* i a« b;
oecult attia a aai f\oi thetasalraa
Kb a ..e -a .^oaser
Jim 8 j*e.
The rt-.aa h.«-' % r.t :a the K«
• > - ■* l
azao:the iouacers tfeaa would the ar-
riva ^ A stair beauty had at firat
- • a.to justify t..-h
interest was ionp rather thaa
•& th :. w Ti a fir-, or a:-,a • v.raa. ar.
of a pJe*.<.tat aoc oommtttal face HU
• - •
-• c at, "r at h-s half sh eyes al
aa>« gA • aa oc * r> -> v a that the.
were f- lr a th. .saad yea.ra old Per
ha; th> ras hy Jiai Blake aeiiota
opeaesi thesa vida.
"Hei'o repeated J!m Blake
- f' t'-'-s'.-? ad iaexpreastvelY
frtwn oae to the other, front beaeatb
- .."c :.c :da Seeraed to me I
-- a-.tthiais buraiav How are
yoi* >:*: sh* What ? .p. Tom*
Wh> ia«w*re<3 TVia vacuelr era-
t*arrA^s-td. r.'htag: v*1 much Juat
a little political discuAsioa **
> I fathered." ?awaei Blaka.
"Mark cu s«« iaed to have been sup-
p. ng the fireworks for it. I dca t sup-
pose it occurred to you that the whole
sarrvm: r.<c laadsoape s fairly crawl-
"-c 1 -• - ers* Nice little ai ry
for the moJT.at rapera hey* -H.rh
Wor-s Betwrea Stake-ship Aspirants
a Kesw .ck Lobb Aad a half cob
mn more of what you both would
have sa:i if you • said what the re-
porters the -fh: ma? be you might hare
said Ftoa baainess Especially a:
He ailed me—" burat forth Mark
"Aad you showed your hand?"
haaaried Blake "Good ;v>k€r Mark
But punk politics Mark Tm afraid
were keeping Mr Staacish from hia
d nr.rr "
"Good night.' replied Standlah. tak
ing the broad hint with no show of
"Good night—till the house meefs
at tea o clock." said Biake I sup poae
you .1 iea^ ycur gal.Ant in- -c*at co-
horts in person th.s ever. ag'
"Dont want to call it off aad come
into the fold ag-Aia I a'poae ^ suggest
t-c Blake quiancaily.
"No thanks sr. .t i the Insurgent,
aad ^sei oa t. a a*d the :r..ag rc-.-ia
"Hell.i Van Dy?. " ca.. -d Blake as
Uk* lawyer with NeUgan aad Gregg in
tow. came al. ag the corriccr toward
thr: fn r. the :~i.- What brings you
to Washington? What s *p *"
"That's what I'm trying to find out,"
aas«rr*.-i Van D e shak.ag haais
with Blake ar.d actively leading
the way to the ad;a, eat amea orae-
"WhAt s up* Your# suppose: to be
managing th - fight Jir \a: here
*e fiad ours- ve? a the very worst
hole we v b*-en .a f r.ee aiaety-seren
If you aai I hada t fought shoulder to
shoulder for years aai tiars I'd be
tempted to say you were l?:ic iv^w^.fc
"The crowd down on Broadway."
aasw^red Flake have han :e: us a
raw j ropos a ia th.s Mallms bill
The bill srr. > so raak that even the
dear dear p : have get a whi* of
!t Ani whea the pahl.r eels sease
of amell into good working order—Oh.
what s the use Van Dyke* Yoc can
ae^r whAt we - .-.itaYou know
the temper of the .r.try We cant
even defect that bill of yours. Ani
t" s is no " to pat o*"er such a raw
oae Its '• e—'*
"St: " a*cued Van I^ke "yon saii
y _ i be ar -1 to put the >al through
And there s surely ecocgh :a it far
*"T s^.i I coal: put it thr>_gt Aad
Smith's Book Store
WE HAVE A COMPLETE LINE OF
KODAK AND KODAK SUPPLIES.
Develop your F:Irr.>
Try CYCO Paper it > BES .
Smith's BooK Store
Jas. D. Maguire
Everything ia Hardware. Pan its and Oits
Bair. Farm Wagon*.
Anchor Buggies anc Spr.ng Wagoiu
Black Ha « k Com Planters and Luter*.
Oliver Riding and % a King Plows.
Brow n and Janesv e Cuhivaton
Gbdder Barb-* re ar; Hog re: .?
Charter Oak Stove* and Stee Range*.
keer Kutter Eldged Tools
Steams Mixed Paints. 0 Painu.
Pnce* a* low a* q-a..:> or good* permit, and
term* a* ubermi a* the nature ot tr.e rj.* _gge*u
c.ergy reps - ate him—"
~: i i :>t - - -
g : is
will charge ■ :
aai ti. "**
yoa all thaa Van
"The story is long." said Blake, ' bu
I c.-va shorten it up considerably fo
you Along about Ave years ago frieac
Star.if.sfc fell in lore with a girl Right
sort of a girl, you know Good family
Father rich and all tha' Standisb
wasr. t very well off—he was alwgyi
i \i \
-o-.. Yes Put a Man of M, Own
to Stanc a- a Reccrd."
honest, you know And he and sh€
were going to get masried on the quiet
.iud k-^ep their marriage secret. But
she had to go to Europe And for
some reason or other—the secretary
didn t kne w- * hy and it doesa t matter
anyhow—the wedding was sidetracked
Instead they took a notion to run of!
to a little untry hotel, for ae o;
those honeymoons '-at—tha* aevet
came through the custom-house.**
" Yes Aad as an afterthought, yes
aj: ! can show you the hotel reg
The f. .1 ciin't register under his
c _ ..Aia-. :.d he" detUAUCrd Gr^gg
~N ?. saii ?!ake Regifterad un
der the name of Fowler But aay haad
writing expert can pre re he wrote it
and ' - man^grr :aa swea:
Standish ■ the rain The- m-iaager
- read) tc s ear Staad-sh i: tn-
wfaian his wife, too"
tie ay! «r aaed Grvgc the
Y .. see" weat oa Blake he real
ly expected to marry hrr They wrr*
;:st taking time by the forelock And
then— here s the que- -• st taag of al
—aft^r that th-*e. it seema sh€
backed out and wouldn't marry h m at
aL No. Gn re it vaa&l be that threm
her over This was the other *ay
around ?: - Woman jilted him anc
wmt hack to her fam "y One week oi
Stan dish was about all she w £ >
.And sh- ba -• : at making a life yot
of ia I don t wonder "
"Put didn t her family find out*"
It aeems net They thought she hac
bern a^ay r-« jag a g:ri friend in the
atr She got h:me safe an:
ever-- *hing ck-: proper as a rainy
Soday in a grave yard. Some worn
en sure have luck."
Go ob." rged Van Dyke.
That s abc:t ah." finished I ".Ake
"*Sht - ^ . tc : yi _ to find
it was a''-a-mistaht^aad-ao-harm-done
mjik- ■ they nawes^t s«-r. -h oth
er since 1 won't swear to that part
' - r _- if they hive hia s~--r-ar?
doeaa ; know it Ncr—"
"Who w-as the Woman*" quemed
That" ass we red Blake reluctantly
Van Pyk* air!y grcaaed
: = lake
Tv : " "e>e g. t t ha^e t to
n^:h: 3ef:re the Mu.l.: ? hill comes
up The name s no use to as after
?aa" as? -d Kobertaoa even if w«
do get it tonight what use can
malt of t* Th- house *11 be on thr
kao - e- cam fix . a few h. .rs de-
lay at . * L What r i—"
• i. .' _f
th-s Sta: : > :c suit 4 r-:~al *T
A lot of . r haT- aad amirches on ; u
names from time to tim- He never
swear ty h s. t *
wrth boch rharrh aad
. gars he
hi# as -a.
ly over nb
we * t £
* . UUAl
t: said ever suae
sx t sara-.. xg una:
. • i o:«id - as-
five minutes I've a couple of things
to attend to first."
The group began to drift across the
corridor in th* direction of the din-
ing-room. Blake detached himself
from the rest and started back toward
the telephone switchboard But Tom.
noting his father's move intercepted
Lim The young fellow's face looked
worried and his manner had lost some
cf its wonted buoyancy.
"Dad." he said
"Hey?" asked Blake, stopping and
turning toward his son
Reading Tom's face, as he was ac-
customed by Instinct to read every
countenance that came into his range
cf notice Jim nodded and led the way
to the amen corner
"^ow, then '* he demanded, half
guymgly. half-anxiously, what's on
your mind Speak up son Ttaer*-
i ever yet was a delicate subject that
wasa t the better for getting aired."
A Family Row.
"This—th.s story ibout Standisb"—
began T-m uncomfortably; then
paused involuntarily as Blake leaned
lack with a grunt of relief.
That al. asked the father. "1
was afraid . wis going to get another
call-down from my wise son on my
follies and s ae Honestly, Tom, I
don't know how I ever got through
the first quarter-century of my life
ithout your holy guidance and cor-
Is that quite necessary"" said Tom
I ;a 1 y wanted to ask you—"
"Of course you did You wanted tc
c«k m- s.rae question in politic# And
lasted cf being glad that you are be-
ginning to shew aa intelligent interest
u my affairs at last I made fun ot
}ou I m aorry son 1 m an old crank
Go ah-ad with your question You
• ere -skmg about th.s Standisb
Tes. I suppose it will give us the
Looks that way from where I sit,*
re; lied Blake Such pretty romance*
have wr-.i. i many a maa as strung
.-.s Staadish—aad stroaecr
"Oh"" ex: aimed Tom altaost stud
deriag 1 w ish you w. alda t use black
ma.lt. a >. -r aght
Blackmail*" echoed Flake slowly
Then he paused The rugred mass
of a face had not changed But the
pupils of the ha^f-abut eyes had sud
d-.aly cxiaa-. i-d a? th-.£h a b.._:.a*
Ight had bee a fiashed before them
Yea a s<ecoad later when Blake apc-ac
aga-a. there was no trace of pa:a v.-r
reeeaiment .a h.s dry drawliag vc.oe
r la .-.ma 1* he sa : m *-
*-1. - ab .t the * a; ?taadish dragged
up that franchise affair of m.ae last
year' '.Vhot * .-.s that but t.ickmail*"
"Well demanded Tom. In the stark
mer:. 1 esneaa of youth, "you * er*
«'-i" the franchise weren't you
Tea." ais-rr.r-d Flake with i de
1 ghtful sbseaie of all false modesty
"I sure was Aad I was doac t neat
ly toe Not a ripple, not a kick till
>:a:: ei i - a -a th i ? m-afl?
rJ *aers aad : a ——re : 'he - h: le ;: t
_s a hA-f mil oa d:l irs
S. r. time I •: :ak ' thaa I waat
tc chase seme one w .ih an ax I dra t
'- aw.-./- - thin£iag h: - ::n
am? our friend Standish wruld 1 \
with seaweed in his hair and aaad un
der his nails But I keep that fran-
chise mem-ory and a few others fresh
on the ire. And it sure doesn't break
my heart to have a chance now c-
getuag hack at him
rua" persisted Tom "that was >
a dragging his private life into the
Th . e t 6:«esn*t? Wh o to 1 c
jr - that *"
"Oh 1 th ight maybe yoc nirh
haTr got the up from s:me rel^i -
se«arce C-c ahead, soc Ho^sa t
No. dad if you want tratia ti
Not a prayer-m-rtiag Tc
If the - gat pew ;ust_f-* da-y
w-r-k 1 a- that laihed the b:y Ti
glad I ha^e And 1 want tc ata- thr re
Ti s hufcness ;f maa c • a. ;ap-
taal of a maa s de^d and-bar-i s u
i >ugh :: rum the st.ma.h cf a
camel A thousand time* more s<
whra : - xasiders the Woman
"v-.- , tr.r-; Elakr la in g:o:
humor as :- always was hen he
o.st_- up a Quarrel between a_s
i : s-.u an: iaj«.f ^
T- —ah ag rb« made & f;.ol m
ahead' It's no great loaa to us."
"You know perfectly well why I
don't. It s because you are on this
side—the wrong side just now."
"Go over to them'" snapped Blak
his rare anger still unspent. They'd
be glad enough to get you Not that
you'd be worth a hoot In hell to them
In actual value. But the fact that
you're the worthy son of your un
worthy blackmailing father would
make you welcome Go ahead' Lcri
but I wonder what I ever did in the
old days to be punished by having a
canting reformer for a son! Well,
why don't you go over to them!*"
"Just as you say" answered Tom
with a philcsc- liic shrug of the shoul-
ders. "Good night"
Where ar- • iff to, now*"
granted B -:e i: differently, albeit
there was a * lint c ~ .= 'ulness in the
half-shut, s* old ey*-a
"To the cl:b To dinner," said Tom,
"To the club, hey*" grow'-d I lak*
detaining him. "Huh* A: - i it'll
hurt your spotless reputation to b-
seen dining here with a 'black
"You have a positive genius for
choosing the rottenest, most disagree
able thing to say," remarked Tom
and there was a note of hurt in his
voice that somehow reached the far-
hidden and 'ortuous recesses where
Jim Blake's battered old heart wa«
supposed to be
"Well," vouchsafed the father
grumpily, "maybe that was just a trifle
;ea *ry aaaneaaoa^c. .a in* hocr o«
th- h:.r- th". cue k :t of
ro—*. *-:j i-> for a*at: re—as a
Cw*-r :o *w er to .*
i nam; ;ar : £ : ._ss?_.
-li - £TO! 1 - A
-a oed Van Dyke dryly
—If we cjLi ret ti-
me la ani It de
. .>3t x oar ron
^r * seems s-c
;-o rren i -d axe
ra:w * retamed
■ - tc werang a a
Imle deva & tal-e-
i ■ - beard ax y. a
w h pa^r of ears
i t ag his wa *. re
• : aa :
i . are gc
"beesuae you wanted Mr Standlah tc
He eyed her searchinfly. But hai
face gave no sign that her reply bad
been intended as impertinence
H m he vouchaafed. "You're a
Thank you, •ir," she replied da
Again h glanced at her moveleai
features in quick doubt. Then, evl
dently making up hia mind, he weal
"You heard the story I was telllni
thoae men over there? The storj
about Standish and the Woman?"
3—I happened to catch part of It.'
"You happened to catch every wor<
of it." he corrected And now, wh>
do you suppose 1 told such an all .in
portant secret loud -nough for a tele
phone girl to hear it*"
"That a just what I've been wonder
ing," she said frankly. "But I canl
figure it out."
Then 111 tell you* retorted Blake
nodding appr'.. al at her unembarraas
ed candor "What's the one thing wi
need to turn that story from a wind}
piece of campaign gossip into the dead
1 i- -1 weapon ever forged in Wasting
To b*- Continued >
♦ ♦ ; 4**' ' e -o
- t h:« parent?
Born to Mr and Mrs t; V Ket-
- a : • orl >ur. ia>
Re% Hendrcy and family returned
- :a ifter ^ irv. *eek- .:sit in
.M ..iter ^
•I * tn V;. Wc- 2 - t Lse 5 atK-r.all
to W - Ycjf F aht."
s* fa Lc ;k her- Ia: he went on. e
sifa aim st - .- r t. a- r- ; a* late
h.s dry - as h- --.d h.s haad ri
you ve gi: And you may as we.:
make the best of it."
"You're th- on 1 ;• fath-r 1 waat dad
"There There " hasaily adma a.sb
ed Blake I : a i gc spo it with
huts You know what you are to me
boy I (less 1 d:n t teed :r^ get m-ash
he repeated aiding a.s airmeanary
tenderness a a der a cloud of made-to
order impat>are. that s why 1 hate
to see yen oad.ag up yoa- al -ged
brain w.ih these fool ideas a:*:.:—
"Let it go at that dad laughed
"X>ia all rlgha I win, if you like
And yta Kay to dinner**
"Why of oc -rse quickly assented
"Thats reue - appr • ed Blake
•Now rua in aad start with Mark
TH be with yoc a a minute or two
Aad si —if Mark aa: -; _.d ae!
1 - -
tU. Bat Mart -b i.'t te as . kely
is as h-. aa
eight this e ru.ag or ght to
m:rr:v ; raing ' a-- a; . _,t go-
fiac i . • w - - - - - • * r pen- J to r eet
a mao. ikt a - • :.fe ,:t of hts
v - ag the-- diatented
Biaia Their s a 'hag on earth
few day -
* * A 4
' N!.nrk Robert-
• a re
sea mt--r.pte-: r ur
a - -ars ag. rax
h..-f safety ag i-n
ec into a v .. . K:
.-. i ht «
r - a: to -
ag ba: i a a. i aas v - • ^ i
the figxa yi . aa: 1 haven a ag*-
iM lt JC . -t>ca r . t 1 rt WUK'i *
■ : - thro . oh aa : ahroagt 1 * - w; -1
* as w -si -
ag al: ^ . Mark. $
er i a.aer FH be assure w
rgc aa-a we ar* wrrag
^ ti a : axe: aj 'aaaer i a
try gas - cf ax w: a le-c wraia "why
t t na • -! for aae . liar ac.* * >:
Te ma - tes
-• ta- -ail *k
'r. a i>et"- --ra h .s
•« •- - y * be began
-tr * -ar ^terrogatad
" 1 'w - i not an
•• o.ia -ead anvtkint
: * - ay -xpr<-a*ionleas face
. «.... w by I did that?"
--W.J relied aaaa grsra^ ,
•' • ' '• 11 \1
nnl | \\ W,U. ,,
• • • •
I Ny Mr* Hrndrivkson and
• « « «!. > v week
- x'i W K frunings and tana-
Kr'-> 1 ^uialfcnricd
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