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The Shadow of the Sheltering Pines
I A New Romance of the Storm Country By GRACE MILLER WHITE Copyright by the H. K. Fly Company «lllllllllllliillllllllllllllllBIIIIIIIIIIII'IHHIHIUIIUIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIHIIUIIIIIIIIIUIUUUmillllliillllllllllHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIHIr "YOUR OLD UNCLE." Synopsis—Ixinely and friendless, Tonnlbel Devon, living on a canal boat with a brutal father and a worn-out, discouraged mother, wan ders Into a Salvation army hall at Ithaca, N. Y. There »he meets a young Salvation army captain. Philip MacCauley. Uriah Devon, Tony's father, announces he has arranged for Tony to marry Regi nald Brown, a worthless compan ion. Mrs. Devon objects, and Uriah beats her. Their quarrel reveals that there Is a secret between them In which Tony Is the central Agure. Tony refuses to marry Reginald and escapes a beating by Jumping Into the lake. She finds a baby's , ploture with offer of reward for Its delivery to a Doctor Pendlehaven. With the Pendlehavens, a family of wealth, live Mrs. Curtis, a cousin, her daughter and Curtla and Reginald Brown. Kath erine U In love with Philip Mac Cauley. Tonnlbel returns the plc ttire to Doctor John, and learns It belongs to Ills brother. Dr. Paul Pendlehaven. It Is a portrait of Doctor Paul's daughter, stolen In Infancy. Doctor John goes with Tony to the canal boat. Mrs. Devon Is deeply agitated and makes Tony swear she will never tell of Dev on's brutality. The older Devons disappear and Tony Is taken into the Pendlehaven house ns a com panion to Doctor Paul. Philip saves Tony from Reginald, after a fight on the boat. Uriah appears, orders Philip oft and locks Tony up. Philip again rescues her. They ex change love vows. The Curtises are furious over Tony's presence. Philip and Tony unexpectedly meet in the Pendlehaven home. Doctor Paul Improves under Tony's rare. Katherine :0 CHAPTER X—Continued. ■10— That afternoon he met Captain Mac Cauley on State street. The sight of Reggie's slim swaggering figure brought Philip to a quick decision. He stopped directly in front of Brown, and, as It was tho first time they'd met since the memorahle moment when Reggie had been flung in the lake, they looked embarrassedly into each other's Mes, "So you decided to come home?" asked Philip, his voice sharply toned. > t Reggie gathered together his cour age and curled his lips. Why should he be afraid of a Salvation army cap tain even If he were rich? J, "Jt looks likç jtj doesn't it?" sneered. ''.Knâ it's none of your bust-' he ness, anÿway." "It's my business about how you treat Tony Devon." Philip began, but Reggie's fresh outburst cut off his words. "Nobody'll ever treat her any way after this," he almost groaned. "She's dead, drowned in the lake." A horrified expression passed over fhllip's face. Then he realized that 'Reginald didn't know Tone Devon's 'jFesence In the Pendlehaven home. ' "She's better off then than she was ^he last time j'ou saw her," he said and whirled away. Twenty minutes later Philip was talking to John Pendlehaven. "You promised last night I could see her today," lie pleaded. "I'll promise only to stay a few minutes. May I go up?" I "No; I'll call Tony down," was the reply. "I don't want Paul disturbed today." When the boy and girl stood facing each other, embarrassment kept them Philip iiud aient for some moments, decided to find out w hether Tony knew of Reginald Brown's connection with the Pendlehavens, although he was positive in his own mind she did not. "It's a nice day," lie blurted out, and Tonnibel's low "yes" was lier 1 I ! I f Win 11 j y T y L 1 a l\ ! "Tony, Don't You Like Me at All?' How pretty she looked. only answer, thought Philip, and how much he de sired to kiss lier as he lmd the other time in the breaking dawn on the shore of Lake Cayngn. "Tony," he said huskily, "don't you —don't you—like me at all?" Tonnlbel opened her eyes to their fullest extent. Why. hadn't she kissed him. oh. ever so many tiroes? No girl would do that— She blushed and studied the tip of her pretty shoe. "Don't you. Tony, or If you don't. couldn't vou?" pleaded the hoy. *T like you heaps," she breathed «Uh suppressed emotion. She wanted to throw her arms about him right then, to tell him how she had longed to be with him, all about her promise that she would not leave the house again witltout some one with her. She was considering this when— "I wanted to ask you—If you've seen that man again?" said Philip. C "The one I—" "You siung In the lake?" Interrupted Tonnlbel, a dimple peeping out at the corner of her mouth, guess old Reggie thinks I'm dead, don t you?" "I saw hint In town today," he told her finally and then almost cursed himself for his brutality. white and was looking about I No, never. She had gone so her helplessly. •'He'll find me, mebbe," she hesitated, haunted expression coming into her "Mebbe he will." a eyes. "No he wont; not If you let me "Now, help you," exclaimed Philip. Don't go out of Cousin listen to me! Paul's rooms for anything, no mutter Cn!l n servant if .vou want any And don't leave the I want wlint. thing downstairs, house unless you go with me. your promise Hint you will not come Will you give it to me?" downstairs. Tony didn't understand why she should promise this, and a whimsical thought came Into her mind that she was always making promises to some one, but'she couldn't refuse him, and Philip went away a little happier and feeling much more secure. CHAPTER XI. "I Love You More'n the Whole World!" One late afternoon Philip MacCau ley started for the Pendlehavens', de sirous of seeing Tony Devon. Kather ine snw him guiding his car up the roadway and ran to the door to meet him. Her smile was especially radiant, for she had begun to lose her fear about Tonnibel's influence over him. "Sit down, Phil," she • entreated. "Mother's f-;tck today. Reggie almost sets iier Into fits." Philip still remained standing. "And you've kept away so much, dear boy," complained the girl, seems you don't care for us nny more." "I do, though, but I've been busy," replied Philip, not able to think of any other excu^ "But you've always been busy, more or less," the girl shot back, "and yet Mother and I have come "It you came, to the conclusion that you couldn't have been very much Interested In— in—Cousin Paul's protegee, haven't even asked about her." Philip coughed embarrassedly. then laughed. "The fact Is, I came to see her to day?* he exclaimed - ' Katherine went wax white. "What Jo you want to see lier for?" she asked sharply. "Oh, just to talk to her," replied Maèfauiey, awkwardly. Katherine shook her head^ "I don't believe you can," she pro tested dubiously. "Cousin John won t let any of ns go up to Paul's room, and she never comes down any more." "Where's Reggie?" demanded the You boy "Oh. lie's gone to Trumnnsburg to uiy," answered Katherine, listlessly. "And 1 am glad of it. I wish he'd nev He keeps mother in er come back, tears most of the time he's here." "And Cousin John ! I want to ask him If I can take Miss Devon—" Katherine's head went up In dis daln. "I know what you want to ask him." she Interrupted tartly, needn't waste your sympathy on that Devon Girl. But mamma says—" Before she could tell him her moth er's opinion, tlie door opened and Dr. Pendlehaven walked in. "Cousin John," said Philip, abruptly; going to him, "may I take Miss—Miss Devon out for a little ride? i'll prom ise to bring her back in an hour." The doctor looked at the boy's dark pleading eyes, looked and then : smiled. "Perhaps you won't have any better j tuck than I have had. son." he nn 1 swered with a little laugh. "I've al 1 most been down on my knees to the I child, and she absolutely refuses." I "Mother's dreadfully against her rld ! • ing in our cht. Cousin John," Knth I erine cried in thin, throaty tones. "The thought of it makes her sick." "Your mother's not really sick, my dear Katherine," the doctor asserted. "Ah, here she is. Katherine was just speaking of you. my dear Sarah." A merry twinkle came into his eyes as he turned on ills cousin. "Now. was she?" smirked Mr«. Cur tis. "What were you saying. Kathie?" Katherine lifted tier eyes, slumliering with passionate ntiger. "That you would dislike Cousin Paul's—I mean thHt girl tip there— taken out for a drive." replied Katli "Bill you de | at Philip, No and | tin- 1 erine. Mrs. Curtis caught her daughter's es pression and looked at Dr. John, then i "Well, I should say I wouldn't like it," she ejaculated. "There's a limit ! to all things. What in the world would •ighbors say to such an out 1 mise?" Dr. Peiullehaven's face gathered a dark look. "If she'll go with Philip, Snrali," he said, "I wouldn't give a hang what rhe neighbors said. 'Come along up, Phil, and ask her." "Cousin John!" cried Mrs. Curtis. "And, oil. Cousin jonn," gasped Katherine. But lire doctor was too angry to pay any i*eed to them. "Yon really want to take the child, mv lad?" he asked, smiling at Mac C au | ey _ "Yes, do let me" blurted the boy. ••Let's go up now." They had no more than closed th* door when Katherine burst into tenrs, and Mrs. Curtis plumped down Into a chair In a spell of hysterics. "The little trollop," she cried. "Oh, I'd Ilk "I'd like to kill her," burst forth Katherine. "Mother. If you don't do if ft I ; 7 III |i ' Il Li |i ! ,i i jl ! V i:: tii'z 1 V. She Stooped and Kissed Paul Pendle haven Impulsively. something for me, I'll die. think of it; he takes her out when he could take me ! God, help me!" Her daughter's terrible outburst brought Mrs. Curtis directly out of lierself. "Don't, Kathie," she said in n whis I really had no idea yon cared will help you. poor j dear. John shall listen to me this night: he certainly shall." Meanwhile Tonnlbel looked up with Inquiring eyes as Dr. Pendlehaven walked in. He had closed Philip on the outside of the door. Oh. to Oh, God ! Ob, dear per. for him so much. . sta 5 v here. I'd really rather stay here. 1 Pendlehaven went to the door and ' opened it, and Philip walked in, "Here's n young man. Miss Tony Devon," he said, laughing at the sight of the girl's puzzled face, "who tells me he wants you to drive with him Now. what do you say?" "Say yes. darling Tony," Philip ejae. u In ted with sparkling eyes. "Oh, that's how the land lies, Is it?' said Dr. John under bis breath. Then The girl gave him a slight smile. The doctor came forward and took hold of her hand. "Paul," he asked, looking at his brother, "could you spare our little girl for an hour? I want her to go out." Tonnlbel. remembering her promise to Philip, rose to her feet, want to," she trembled. "I'd rathe» i "1 don't aloud, "I didn't know this tiling bad f gotten to the 'darling' point. Philip." Tonnibel's face grew poppy red, and slie stood with lier eyes cast down and lier fingers Interlocked nervously. (Hr how she wanted to go; now lier boy bad come for lier. "You will go. Tony?" bogged Philip. Ills face very red from John's speech "If—if—" the girl stammered. John Pendlehaven laughed. "She can go, can't she. Paul?" he asked. "Phil will take good care o! her." Paul Pendlehaven smiled and sighed. "Of course, she can go! She ought to !" lie said. "She stays in too close I've told her that every day. Go along little maid, but come buck to your old uncle In a little while." Philip seized her tiand to lead hei away, hut Tony turned to the lied Then she stooped and kissed Paul Pen dlehaven Impulsively. "I love you." she whispered, "and mebbe it'll only be half an hour before I'm back to you." For many minutes after the cat started Philip paid strict attention to his driving, and Tonnlbel allowed lier self tlie luxury of taking a sideloni look at him now and then, within sight o,' Beebe Ijike, Captait. MacCauley slowed down and stopped One* A little drop of »omelhiag for Dr. Paul. es (T' ■ UK CONTINUED.) Unclassified. "Ye-»." said the snobbish .voting lady "I realize that it takes all kinds e to make a world, and I like < a out- , saj ! am very glad I am not one < Weekly. J them."- Amerirm l-Miri WORLD'S NEWS RETOLD BRIEFLY OF BOTH NEWS ; IMPORTANT HEMISPHERES BOILED DOWN TO LAST ANALYSIS. ed by 500 FOR INSTANT READING out Brief Notes Covering Happenings in This Country and Abroad That Are of Legitimate Interest to All the People. . francs, according to an official French statement made public here. was Big Rum Debt to France. GENOA.—Russia's war debt to the French treasury is 6,800,000,000 paper tigat Federal Bonus Assured. WASHINGTON, D. C—Agreement between President Harding and ad ministration leaders over the financ ing of the government deficit as well as the handling of the bonus issue ap pears to be in sight. as Pay Pensions Every Month. WASHINGTON.—After July next everybody on the government pension roll will be paid monthly instead of w. quarterly, the house having agreed tO|attle; senate amendments to the bill order-! and I NEW YORK.—It'any member of the tees ton. and' ing the change. Morgan Only Will Be There. firm of J. P. Morgan goes to Europe in response to an invitation to accept membership, on the committee of the ! allied reparations commission named i to consider an international loan for ! Germany, it will be J. P. Morgan him to self. Coal Miners Willing. NEW YORK.—The coal miners will declare the strike oft and return to work, pending negotiation of a new agreement, if congress will pass a joint resolution or bill applying the bituminous coal commission's award of 1920 to all soft coal operations, says Philip Murray, vice president of the United Mine Workers of America. tees at Dublin Favors Labor Strike. DUBLIN.—Lord Mayor O'Neill has secured the unanimous adoption of a resolution indorsing the manifesto of the labor party and the trades union congress, calling for a day's strike and demanding action by the Dail Eireann. The resolution directs that all civic offices be closed on the day of this j strike except such as are absolutely necessary, to to to at Falla From Train in Tunnel. MISSOULA, Mont.—The Blossburg tunnel on the Rocky Mountain divi sion of the Northern Pacific claimed another victim recently when an un identified transient, thought to be Wil liam Gordon, on his way from Wash ington state east, died from injuries suffered in a fall. Gordon was riding on the top of a lumber car on an ex tra eastbound freight. As the train swung through the long tunnel he was . overcome by smoke and fumes and 1 pitched headfirst from his insecure ' seat i Flatboat Makes Perilous Voyage. LEWISTON, Idaho.—After navigat ing in a rude flatboat, through more than 300 miles of canyons, waterfalls and rapids in Salmon and Snake riv ers between Salmon City and Lewis ton, Captain Henry Guleke arrived in Lewiston Friday with four tons of gen eral freight and eight passengers. The f p^ty left Salmon City on April 10. Monday, in a few hours, Guleke reported seeing 362 deer and several mountain sheep and mountain goats. Big game was seen all along the Salmon river. Captain he o! old 'COLD" LIGHT DISCOVERED Princeton Professor Claims New Glow Like That of tnaecta. PRINCETON, N. J—Professor E. Newton Harvey, after eight years of experimental work with luminous bod ied Insects, has discovered the means through which cold light may be pro duced, it was announced recently at Princeton university. A form of light giving a continuous glow, like that in bodies of the In sects, has been developed by the pro fessor. He is making an effort to in tensify and perfect the light so that it will be of practical use. hei cat to lier Wool Pools Save $1,000,000. CHICAGO.—Twentyt-wo and a quar ter millions of pounds of wool were pooled and cooperatively marketed b, 45,000 wool growers in the United States in 1921 at a saving to growers of over $1,000,000, according to fig ures compiled by C. J. Fawcett, direc tor of the wool marketing department of th eAmerican Farm Bureau federa tion. A proud young father telegraphed the news of his happiness to his brother in these words: "A handsome boy has come to my house and claims to be your nephew." The brother, however, failed to the point, and wired back: not got a nephew, an imposter." lady see < a "I have The young man is < NORTHWEST O, K.'S COLUMBIA BASIN PROJECT AT PASCO NEF Washington, Oregon, Idaho Are United to Put Over Big p • °J«ct Five Hundred Delegates Gather at Pasco and Form League to Raise $150,000 Fund. •■The Columbia Basin Irrigation j league," dedicated to the purpose of | t,e . , . g gaining federal development of the Columbia basin project as recommend- | ed by General George W. Goethals, \ formed at Pasco Friday, April 21, by the unanimous action of more than 500 representatives of Washington, Idaho and Oregon. The immediate program of the Co lumbia Basin Irrigation league is: Establishment of headquarters in of An educational campaign through out the United States. An appeal to congress for the ap pointment of a federal Columbia basin commission. was Washington, D. C. A separate appropriation for inves- j 0,1 tigat ion by the federal commission. Trustees, two in each congressional ! district in the three states, to be in- e( creased later by one for each $10,000 raised by each district, were named as follows: Hebberd and Lane Named. j Washington—First district, Charles : w. Stimson and D. E. Skinner, Se- 1 tO|attle; Fifth district, Charles Hebberd j and T. S. Lane, Spokane; Fourth dis- . trict, Peter McGregor, Hooper, and of D. McMillan, Ephrata; j I Third district, Charles B. Hurley and Frank M. McCandless, Tacoma. Trus- J tees to be named later for the Second j district. Oregon—Second district. Judge S. A. Lowell and James H. Sturgis, Pendle- ! ton. The Portland delegates decided j Idaho—J. H. Morrow, Coeur d'Alene, 1 is and' Earl D. Farmin, Sandpoint. Charles Hebberd was chosen provi sional chairman of the board of trus Senator H. to name their trustees later. Pendleton, Yakima, ; tees to call a special meeting to elect officers, further outline plans and to apportion quotas for the campaign fund, which is expected to be placed at $150,000. Talks were made by speakers of Seattle, Walla Walla, Coeur d'Alene, Portland, Wenatchee, Everett, Tacoma and other j cities, all proclaiming the Columbia ! HAS FIGHT WITH DEVILFISH Diver, Caught in Coils of Sea Monster, Has Close Call. TACOMA.—Battling for his life 50 feet beneath the surface of Puget sound, Walter McCray, a diver, known in marine circles from Alaska to California, came out victorious here over a giant devilfish. When the monster attacked it wound its tentacles so tightly about McCray that the diver was unable to reach the knife he carried for protec tion. When one tentacle threatened to cut off the air supply McCray, through the submarine telephone called for a short steel wrecking bar. With this weapon the diver was able to pierce the body of the devilfish and at last, with man and monster stii lstruggling desperately, McCray was drawn to the surface by the diver's assistant and other men and at last the devilfish released its hold and disappeared beneath the water. The devilfish was said to have been the largest ever seen in these waters. Grays Harbor shipped 5,036,446,115 feet of lumber since 1908 and this year promises to break all previous records. Dishwashing may seem tiresome but often it is the way the dishes are handled which tires the washer. EVERETT IS FIRST CITY IN THE WORLD TO USE METERED 'PHONE "There is no more excuse for tele-j phone service being charged on a flat ! rate basis than there is for water, gas 1 or electricity," says William Neal Win ter, president of the Puget Sound Tele phone company. Following out this theory Mr. Winter's company put 6000 telephones in the city of Everett and its suburbs on a meter basis April 1. The old flat rate system has been scrapped, and Everett is the first city in the world to have metered 'phones, The new rates, a schedule of which the company has filed with the Wash lngton public service commission, are based on the actual use of telephones by subscribers, the same as gas, elec tricity or water. Under this system the company is able, it asserts, to re duce the cost of telephone service to a large percentage of its customers, as well as increase the efficiency of its plant. These change sare made possible through the perfection of a device known as Telechronometer, which ac curateiy measures the length of time each telephone is used. For more than a year Telechronometers have been tested on telephones here and last December they were placed on all 'phones In this Bystem. The company asserts, among other advantages for tho metered plan are: It will discourage and probably ellm inate "listening in" on party lines, as It will cost the listener roal money j basin as the outstanding develon | t,e ^ le th ® P eo P'e of the north»!? John P. Hartman. Seam« " ^ the development L*? 11 | Washington 3,000,00u " d \ Resolutions Kin ■a ore popm a y ] were adopted ur J? speedy enactment of the Smit^ Nary bill "as a statesmanlike of converting these waste lanJS productive areas '; urging also 7? speediest possible development of a Columbia basin project; and th,* fund of »150,000 be rawed for l| ing on a campaign to secure the essary federal legislation, CMtj. n* Yakima Comes In. Yakima, long considered uni»,« able to the Columbia basin, was pi*«! j 0,1 favorable record by o. ç secretary of the 1 ukima Commerçai ! club. 'Yakima, of course, is interest e( l * n the Columbia basin," he »»u want to tell the world that the Columbia basin is the big thing," n. urged that congress be not ; m until the Smlth-McNary mh ipproachM was acts! j upon. : Scores of men and women from tfc» 1 project listened eagerly as speaken j told of the vision of turning 1,750 . 000 acres of arid lands into ' ' a regio» of thousands of homes, scores 0) j towns and more than $^ou,000,000 a year in crops. They also told their J story—the story of the losing fig^t j upon lands that need only w»t er ^ yield unsurpassed crops. They told of the pioneers who began witk hop« ! and ended in despair. They tho ton of the exodus of beaten farmen ug j that the wake of the beaten ttnun 1 is filled with abandoned home« mi heartaches. But those who held on and camttt Pasco cheered when Charles Hebbert, as chairman of the organization cou mittee, outlined the plans for cutjJ ing their appeal and fight to congre» They applauded when the plans wen adopted and speakers declared Um "this is an epochal day," or "1 bk torlc day for the state"; and they Ml ; for their homes upon the arid laufe j with strengthened faith and co ! to wait for water. COLVILLE VALLEY ASKS DRAINAGE D1STRI A petition has been filed by R. $1 Newell and others with the cotmn commissioners asking that a drainiM district be formed. This district wow cover the Colville valley from Bit Creek to Arden. A hearing on til] matter has been set for May 1 at tw courthouse at Colville. it TO KILL ANT8 WHICH j DESTROY HOTBED PLANT! In answer to a query from a H* vey farmer as to a means of destnH ing ants that ate the tender plante fc his hotbed as fast as they camel» A. Spuler, assistant entomologist it the State College of Washington mji a weak solution of sodium cyufir! (about 1 per cent) poured into lulls punched in the ants' nests will it erate an extremely poisonous pi which will suffocate the pests. Hols may be punched with a cane or broo* stick about two feet apart, the lind poured in, and the hole immedlitdn closed by kicking in some of the dirt^ A cool morning should lie chose» when the ants are all at home. TMl method has the advantage of reidiiif and killing the queen mother of <** colony, as the poisoned sweet M** sometimes used outside do not to eaves-drop; unnecessary and Im* ! olous conversations will be reduced » 1 a minimum; and the use of ten, six and four-party lines creased, because there will be MM useless gossip transmitted. ^ "Our tests with the TelechronomeMj have shown that 60 per cent of subscribers used 78 per cent ol service at a cost of only one-hundredths of a cent a "WJ chrone,' which equals one minute service. The other 50 per cent UM* only 22 per cent of the service « cost of 2.27 cents a Telechrone. jf, all paid the same flat rate« for same kind of service, were compiled from service furnie® 4,654 subscribers." Under the new flat rates than 85 per cent of the stibscri will get reductions in rates, whila than 15 per cent will pay their service, according to mates of the company's experts, phono service will be given fu r ^ as $1 a month, which will entltl* ^ subscriber to 60 "Telochrone* „ service a month; 76 "TelechW ^ will cost this subscriber $*■ month; 100 will cost $1.40. * ie party business telephone that °n ^ rate basis has been costing $6 11 will be only $5.25 and will >' n subscriber to 600 "Telechronee means an average of almost utes of conversation a day ill be 1» V flguM Oar titl'd, mot* (Of more est) ntltle tM trW* 24 »'•'