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THE NEW AGE, Ij
REQON BRASS WOltKB.
Brass, licit and Composition Castings.
-Aluminum ntul Phosphor Unitize.
Steam, Hnnil and Deck Pumps.
C. A. LAK1N
60 SECOND STIIEKT NORTH
Bet. Davis and Kverctt PORTLAND. OR.
ALBINA LUMBER COMPANV
Manufacturers of and wholesale and retail
dealels In all kinds of rough and dressed lum
ber. Mill and yrds on railroad and rivet
front, foot of Randolph St.
pAXTON, ltKAUU & HIMUM
MO Chamber of Commerce,
PO NOT rOROKT TO PATItONIZK THR
Salem Steam I.RUiulry. New tiroevts; new
machinery: low rates.
yy 0. NOON RAO CO.
Manufacturers and Importers of
BAGS, TWINK9. TENTS AND AWNINGS,
FLAGS AND MINING 1IOSK.
Ilngolnc Material, Canvas, Sail Maklnif In all
itsliranchcr, Cottou Duck, Cordage, Me.
82-84 N. Tlrst St. and 310-'J12-VI4-'J16 Couch fc
F. S. DUNNINC...
Undertaker and Embalmer
414 East Alder, cor. East Sixth.
THE WASHINGTON LIFE INSURANCE CO,, OE NEW YORK
A policy holders' company.
Its contract!, arv plain, short, easily utulor--tood.-'
Incontestable after one year.
Nonforfeitable after three years.
S-eoour Portland agency, Washington build
C. L. FAY, General Agent.
Bornstoin's Art Store,
807 Washington street lift. I'lfth and Sixth
B. B. RICH
103 THIRD ST.
FOURTH ANO MORRISON ST., PORTLAND, OR.
O&O W. J. RILEY
Revolvers, Fishing Tackle. Pocket Cutlery
and Gun Implements.
....CAMERAS AND KODAKS....
Repairing a Specialty. All Work Guaranteed.
All Klndb of Ammunition in Stock and Loaded
87 Third Stroot, Portland, Or.
TIIK DINING CAR ROl'TK FROM PORT
LAND TO TIIK KAST.
TIIK ONLY DIRKCT LINK TO TIIK YKL
Un'oiiOepol fifth anJISts
Past mall forTacoma,
Harbor und Smith Rend
points, Spokane. Rom.
laud, II. C. I'ullliiau,
Moscow, LowUtou, lluf.
faio Hump iuIii'k conn,
trv, Helena, .Ml lineup,
oils, St. 1'iiul, OnirthH,
Kansas Clt. St. Louts,
Chicago, and all points
Khsi und Southeast.
i'M p. m.
for 'tocnma andreattlo'
11:30p.m. and all Intermediate' 7:00a. ra.
Pullman flrsl-cless and tourist sleepers to
Minneapolis, St. I'aul and Missouri river points
Yfktllmled trains. Union depot connections
1nall prlnclial cities. .....
ilagaatje cheeked to destination of tickets.
For haudomu Illustrated deterlptlvo matter,
tickets, sleeplus-car reservations, etc., call on
A. D. CHARLTON
Assistant General Passenger Agent,
U55 Morrison Street, Cor. Third
mllE AACHEN AND MUNICH
FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY.
Ktabllhed A. D. 1825.
Charles A. Ilurckhardt Co., Agents.
Boom 6, Worcester Rlock, N. E. cor. Third and
Oak Stuet. Portland, Or.
Boom 420, Chamber of Commerce, Portland, Or.
Of, Tel. Main 867.
I EDWARD HOLMAN I
Fourth and Yamhill Sis,
I BOTH 'PHONES NO. 507 I
9 RENA ST'NSON, Lad; Assistant. H
"nODNEY L. GL13AN,
European and American Plan,
Furnished in First-Class Style.
New house, newly furnished, two blocks from
L'r.lon depot .All the modern Improvements,
fire-proof, hot und cold tatcr, ccutrallr lo
cated. Rates, $1 and $1.25 a Day.
Meals 2Gc, Baths 2jo.
S. Ms BARH, Proprietor and Owner,
Cor. Sixth and Oiisan, Portland.
Northwest Sclicol furniture Co.
Maps, Ulouo, Charts,
Rlnuk. Hoards, etc.
H-liool, Olllee, Rank.
'J1 Yiitnhlll Street,
The Clias. F. Beek Co.
Aqenib for THE NORTHERN
THE tfr. I'AUL FIRE A
MARINE INS. CO.
Importers of Pig Iron, Rails, Coal,
All t rndesof Curl
td iKili for Uphol
AT? of our goods
226-228 Front SL
Genuine Columbus Buggies
MRMMES, IRtPS, ETC.
This celebrated lino of vehicles are
tlio Mnnilurd tho world ovor. I alto
carry u complete liuo of lucdiuru'pricfd
Front and Tnylor Streets, PORTLAND, OR.
ACME HARVESTER CO.
0. M. S00TT, Manager.
20J Second St., PORTLAND, OR.
Jobbers of Tlesdor, Mowers, Hinders,
Bakes. Wagons, Huggies, l'lons, liar
tots. Drills und Secdem.
F. t BROOKE DRUG CO.
67 N. Third Street.
Prescriptions Accurately and
TELEPHONE: COLUMBIA 7C0.
OUKUON II KD 1804
The Most Complete
In the Northwest.
Under, the management of the owner.,
HELEN F. SPALD1NQ.
Particular attention given to tourisls and
S50 Alder, S. E. Comer Park.
-OB CI.ATSKAXIE AMI WAV I.ANDINRR
I nooiiHT O. W. fclmLT. lRi- I'orilon.'
B iihIi.xh, Tue(l uini Tlitirixlnyi at h . m.
lmcsC'lntikulile Moinl)R, Wednexlar mid
Frliltti rtt .'n. m ; HnUliiK nt Portland u( :i a.
iu on'liiii ay, Thurrdii und riuiirdny. Whnrl
and olllce fool o( v n.hintiioii stttot. rteumprii
to charter (or cxcnriiionk und frt-llitlnn oi nil
Llndk. Ix)tr, arid ull kind, of licnvy und linht
t0Wl"g'siIAYKK TllAN'Fl'OHTATION CO.,
PUouo 01. J. W. MlAVKll, MunuKur.
26-27 McKay Bulldln?, 1'OaTL.VXD, OBECiO
j ; - Mi I
; '. ' I ill
married, Billy's moTsH
Dick bus been in Texas fer mnnjrt
wenry dny; !
An' notblu' of the old times about the;
place we see, &,
Tbey's only two like sbadders tbofo
mnu an' me.
Ho keeps the chimney corner, an' smokjjs
bis pipe mi' sighs; Si
An' frequent 1 enn sec him brcsh tie
tenr drops from his eyes; t&
Au' I say some word o comfort, though'
I'm lonesome as con be,
Fer tbey's little In the worl' now for the
old man nn me. 1
Can't keep the children with us they've
Kot to drift away: A
We've rcntu'd a worl' o' roses we've had
c vo had
our happy day:
Air now wo ro on v nhnilders. an
we'll cease to see .
The llKht that makes the shaddcrs o' the
old man an' mo!
Atlanta Constitution. '
I Reginald's Bride.
AUION OllEY wits tho child
of wealthy piirunts, hnvlusr
been brought up lu luxury ami
a good education. Her mother
died when she was 12 years of ago,
leaving her father to rear his mother
less child as best he could.
Ills business did not prosper after
his wife's death, and through tho dis
honesty of his partner ho became al
most reduced to bankruptcy. He went
to work with the men that ho had for
merly employed, working night and
day, straining his eyes to their utter
most, ami dually causing total blind
ness. At this ho sold his property und
Marlon was obliged to go to work.
She engaged ti small tenement and
searched dally for work, but to no
nvnll. On returning homo one dny,
tired and disheartened, her father said
to her: "Marlon, Mrs. Young called
here to-day, and Is going abroad with
her husband, und would like to Und a
trustworthy person to take the euro of
her little boy, Harold. She heard of.
our circumstances, and thought that
you might take this position as govern
ess, and yet be near your old father.
What do you think about It, my dear?"
"Well, father," said Mnrlon In a
cheerful tone, for slio never allowed
her father to see her downhearted, "do
you think that you could stand the an
noyance of this child, for ho Is but ft
years of ago and has been Indulged
"My daughter," said her father, "It
does seem as If this Is a plan by which
you can meet tho expenses and yet bo
near mo during the day."
Nothing more was said, and tho fol
lowing tiny Marlon called on Mrs.
Young and everything was settled sat
isfactorily. She brought Harold homo
with her, for he had been attracted to
Marlon at once, and Mr. and Mrs.
Young were to snll tho following day.
Tho Youngs were people of wealth and
attended the same church as Marlon
had done from childhood, and they felt
well pleased at being able to lltnl such
a trustworthy person with whom to
Marlon wits lu the habit of taking
Harold for a stroll during the latter
part of the day, and It was during one
of these strolls that Harold exclaimed:
"Why, auiith, wo meet that gentleman
The gentleman, hearing tho remark,
turned and said: "Good-afternoon."
"(lood-afteruoon, sir," said Marlon.
"I'anloii me, but tho child called you
'auntie.' May I ask If ho Is your
nephow'e" nald tho gentleman.
"O, no, sir! I am Miss d'roy, and hnvo
charge of him for a few months while
his parents are abroad," said Marlon.
"I am fond of children, and I should
Judge that this lad Is about tho same
ago as my young brother, whom I hnvo
not seen since a babe." After haying
n few words to Harold, he wished them
good-afterunnu and passed on.
Marlon called Harold and walked
leisurely home, little knowing what au
Impression she had made on this now
acquaintance. I'pon entering the house
Harold exelalniid: ''O, ginntlpa, wo
met a real nice gentleman, and he
talked with auntie!"
Mr. Grey made no reply, but during
tho evening asked Marlon who tho
gentleman was. Marlon teplled that
it was one that they had met fretient
ly lu their strolls, and Harold had
opened tho conversation by his child
ish remarks. "Ills name Is Mr. Iteg
Innld Stacey, and ho lives next door,"
"Stacey!" repeated Mr. Grey. "That
sounds familiar. I once had dealings
with one by that name, but ho has
As time passed the meetings between
Marlon and her ft lend became more
frequent, and what was at iirst a meio
acquaintance soon ripened Into a deep
direction, until one day Reginald said:
".Mai Ion, I am going away to complete
my education, but there Is something
Hint I wish to tell you before going."
"Mnrlon, I have loved you from llrst
sight, my dear," said Heglnnld.
"IJut, Iteglnald, what of my father?
I lovo you. but I cannot lenvo him,"
"You and your father shall never bo
separated," he answered.
After spending bomo time In ranking
promises and endearing words, he
bade her a fond gooil-by.
That evening Marlon told her fnther
tho whole story.
A little later on sho received letters
from Heglnnld, and often wondered
why ho did not speak about his people
In them, but, thinking that tho year
would soon pitss, and having her tlmo
taken up with Harold and her father
she decided that on his return sho
would ask him about them. As time
THE OLD MAN AN' ME.
j'ttvtn, . ., i.y."fltr. i
V. (.ltur rnturiinil frnm nlirnml itnfi .
Harold home, pnylng Marlon well. On
her next visit to Mnrlon and her father
Mrs. Young stnted that sho wished her
to como with her a few dajs to help
prepare for her older son's home-coming,
nnd that sho was to bring her
Marion was downhearted, for she
hnd not heard from Heglnnld for some
time. In his Inst letter he had said that
he had graduated and his parents had
returned home, nnd that he would soon
Marlon took up her new work, trying
to bo satisfied, and on tho day of tho
arrival of the expected one, this being
Mrs. Young's older son, Mnrlon was In
the sewing-room, and suddenly tho
door opened and In enme Harold, sny
lug: "My big brother has come," nnd
Mnrlon, looking up, exclaimed: "O,
Heglnnld !" and he clasped her to him
In a fond embrace. At this moment
Mnrlon's fnther and Mr. nnd Mrs.
Young entered the room, nnd Marlon
demanded nn explanation from them,
which Mrs. Young lnughlngly gnve.
"1 was once Mrs. Stacey, and my son
nnd 1 were separated soon uftor his
father's death. I then married Mr.
Young, whose son you have had tho
care of during the Inst year and one
half. Iteglnald had not seen Harold
since n baby, and, as I had not told
him the name of the person with whom
I had left Harold, ho did not know ho
was the child lu your cure, although he
felt strongly nttrneted to him. After
ho came abroad to us and told us of
you, wo decided to keep things hidden
from you until his return, wishing to
surprise you and your fnther. We will
be happy to see you nnd Heglnnld nnd
your father settled In n home of your
own." After n few words with Hegln
nld nnd Is mother, Mr. Grey fount! out
why tho nnino Stncey hnd sounded so
familiar to him, for Reginald's fnther
hnd been tho one with whom Mr. Grey
had had dealings In the past. Boston
SAVED FROM DEATH BY VAPOR.
IUh I'crHpiratlon Protected ti I'nildler
from Itilury by Molten Iron.
Hy the timely prevention of a strango
law of nature little known save to
Hclcullllc men, one of the workmen nt
llaltlwln's Locomotive works escaped
from what, under oidlnary circum
stances, would have been absolutely
certain death. The puddllng-rnom of
this factory contains it largo number of
Immense caldrons, In which tho Iron
Is melted and purlllcd. The laborer
wheels his barrow containing the ore
up an Inclined piano to their op.'ti
mouth a height of three feet from tho
lloor, anil then empties the barrow
Into the caldron.
Joseph Connor, one of the puddlers,
was totally uuclothid from his waist
upward. Ho had been nt work scarcely
live minutes yesterdny when one of bis
fellow workmen gave a cry which til
rVcted tho nttoutlouof thecutlrefortct
work to the awful situation Into which
Connor hud got himself. Heading over
the molten liquid, his head and chest
completely Immersed In Its depths, ho
was holding by his hands to the edge
nnd trying, uppniontly, to draw back
from the terrible position Into which ho
had fallen. It was nt once evident that
Connor hud somehow missed his foot
lug und fallen partially Into tho boiling
Fellow workmen at onco rushed to
the spot und he wits hastily dragged
out. Everyone exp cted to Hud hi. fiuo
and chest a hideously charred mi.si and
some of tho men had already turned
aw ay their eyes rather than g izo n th j
terrible sight they expected would bo
presented. Hut to the amazement of
Ills rescuers, save for the loss of his
hair, Connor was absolutely uninjured.
Not a dlsllguretnent, not a burn, not
even it blister wns to be seen. The
workmen wet p badly scire I by tl.o
seeming marvel. Later the puddling
manager explained the matter
to the men. A combustible body may
bo preserved from Ignlt'on when In
contact with n sc-rce of heat by being
surrounded by nn atmosphere of vapor.
In the case of Connor the man hud be
gun to perspho und on contact with tho
molten metal this perspiration formed
u gaseous covering that protected his
skin. Ills hair, of course, was not so
shielded und suffered In consequence,
but with this except 'on he was uninjur
ed. Philadelphia Inquirer.
iih chi-r cono i'ii.
A patty of excursionists vls'tlng n
largo city on one of tho Great LiiIhm
during tho summer went out one line
morning for a sail. There were several
enthusiastic amateur photographers nn
board, and In their zeal ror taking
"snap-shots" of the shore scenery as
they sailed along they did not notice
that the wind was freshening and the
lake becoming rough.
At last, however, an unusually high
wave rocked the boat, nnd one of the
young men standing near the gunwale
lost his balance und pitched headlong
Into tho water.
Ho was a good swimmer, but It was
several minutes befoie the boat could
be rounded to, and when ho was Dually
rt ached with tho aid of a lino and diag
ged on board ho was almost exhausted.
"That was a narrow escape, Chailey,"
said one of his friends, ufter the young
man had partially iecoered his breath,
and wns able to speak.
"Yes!" ho gasped. "Another lurch
llko tiint, ami my camera would have
Dtrfei-ont Ideas its to Olotlion.
If tho native women of Sumatra hnvo
their knees pioperly coveted tho jest
does not matter. The natives of some
Islands off the coast of Guinea wear
clothes only when they are going ou a
Journey. Somo Indians of Venezuela
aro ashamed to wear clothes before
strangers, ns It seems Indecent to theiu
to appear uupalnted.
i KMOKY"- u,.ou uTOltE '"
l'uro Drug nnd Chemicals, Toilet Article
Stationary, Confectionery and
Prescriptions n Specialty.
N. V. Corner Tenth and Everett Streets,
POltTt.ANt) ELKCTKIOAI. AND MACHINE
Electric HplitliiR and electric work o( nil
kinds promptly executed, lias engines for
lnnnrlic. Machinery of all kinds mndc nnd
repaired. Unsollno englncd for IrrlKiition pur
u.e8. FOOT OK MOItltlSON STIIKET.
F. J. Cnoucn, Mgr
qTEHNKEN it Jl'MEN
Wlioleale and rcntnll procers, .112-314 Plum.
side street, corner Sixth, Portland, Or. Tele,
phono, Oregon lllaek '.U'B, Columbia Wtt.
mllllll) STKKET PEED AND COMMISSION
X House. Dealers In hay, iU, flour
and nit kinds of produce. Express and trans
fer. W. S. 1. anther, proprietor, J. W. llattln,
mimuKiT. 110 N, Thltd St., Portland, Or.
Columbia Tclcphono 40'.), Oregon lted 1MJ1,
millC CKI.KItUATKt) 80III.ITK
On draught cor. Konrth and Morrison itrccts,
Wholesale nnd Hetnll Dealer In
HAY, (HtAIN, FEED AND STAPLE GltO
CEUIES. 4.V17 Front St.
Enterprise Pickling Works
T. H. FINNEUAN, Proprietor.
Catsup, Pickles, Vinegar, Sauces, Cider, Mus
tards, Clio" Chow. Olives, Olive Oil, Eto. Flag
Uraud llottled Pickles.
Enst Alder Street and Union Avenue,
Telephones, Oregon White VJ, Columbia M62.
rlMMERMAN PACKING COMPANY
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL MARKET
Comer of Sixth and II Streets.
A ai:os II. Lr.vv, G-omi Kntto, rani. It. I.kvy
KRIEO & IEVY
091 Washington HI. corner Tenth, Portland, Or.
COFFEE AND TEA A SPECIALTY.
Wn rIvp Red Trading Stamps. Oregon Tolo-
pllOUU .11 n I II KU.
r F. SMEA-PLUMIIINO, STEAM AND GAS
tJ . FITTING.
Dealer In Plumbing ami Heating Supplies.
Euglneers'Trlmiiilngs and Packings,
General Agent for the Cleveland Faucet Co.
Hot Water Denting iiMH'olalty,
No. lUntid I'J Second SI rt'ii, North.
Telephone i3'J. Portland, Or.
Portland, - - Oregon.
Front and Morrison Streets.
European Plan, 50c to $1.50 Per Day
American Plan, $J to $2 Per Das
OSCAR AMiKllhON, Manager.
J. C. PE.NDEGAST, Chief Clerk.
WHEN YOU IJUY
Furniture, Carpets and Stoves
Cut This Out and Get a Reduction at
172-174 First Stroot.
Fifteen cases just
arrived direct from
the Factory in New
York. Every ap
proved style in Jack
ets, Suits and Capes.
S1LVERF1ELD FUR MF'G CO,
283 and 285 Morrison St.
Portland Eye and Ear Infirmary
DUeaies of tlia eyo and tar treated
from 10 a. in. to 2 p. in. Eyes tested
(or glatsei 8 m m. to 6 p. m.
133 SIXTH ST., OREGOHIAN BUILDIKO
V PORTLAND, OREGON. y
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rtnll. ,.ln. nf alaaiiiiip TlnMntT nntrnrt .T.JtYP
everv morning iu tho week at 7 o'clock, except
Sunday !U turning, leaves Astoria every night
in lbs week at 7 o'clock, except Sunday.
Wlilto Collar Lino tickets and O. H. A N. Co.
tickets are Interchangeable on steamers Ballojr
G&tzcrt and Havsalo.
Olllce, Alder street dock. Tclcphono Mala
AM ful tt nt til n lilt Mil n TIM
U. 11. SCOTT, President.
A STORIA & COLUMBIA
THROUGH PARLOR CARS
Portland, Astoria Seaside
For MayRors, Rain
ier, ClatHK an io
ton, Elavel, Gear
hart Park and Sen
Astoria ,t Rcashoru
7:00 p. m.
11:15 a. ra.
Ticket otllce, !3 Morrison atrcet, and Unlosj
Jepot, Portland. j. (, MAY0,
(ien. r-j. AKcnt, Aalorlii, Or.
Denver & RioGrande R. R.
SCENIC HUE OF THE WORLD
The Favorite Transcontinental Rout
Between the Northwest and all
Choice of Two Routes
Through tho FAMOUS
ROGKV JVIOUHTfllH sceHeHV
And Four Routes East
of Pueblo and Denver
AU passengers granted a day stop-over In
the Mormon Ctpital or anywhere between
Ogdcn and Denver. Personally conducted
Tourist Excursions three days a week to
Omaha, Kansas City, St, Louis,
Chicago and the East,
For tickets and any Information rcKardlno;
rates, mutes, etc , or for deserlptlvo mhvrtli
intr matter, rail ou iiKiuts of Oregon Railway M
Navigation Co., Oregon bliort Lino or Soiillieru
S. K. HOOPER,
General Pa t Ticket
R. C. NICHOL,
T. M Sinclair & Co.
I'OltK I'At KKItH.
"Fidelity" Hams and Bacon
Manufactured from eliouo Iowa corn-fed Iioks
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