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$2.00 Per Year.
INDIU'KNDKNCK, POLK COUNTY, .OREGON, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30, ltJ92.
Five Cents Per Copy.
TOO MUCH CONFIDENCE.
A Handsome Woman Works a
SHE IJUUNM THK (OMIIIXATIOX.
Highest of all in Leavening Power. .Latent U. S. Gov't Report
A a U. W. INDEPENDENCE
t Lodir. No, 83. mMto twjf Mitt-.
ST. -CHARLES HOTEL, P0KT
land, Oregon. 0. W, Known,
proprietor. The leading hotel of th
orthweal. Fireproof. Hydraulic ele
vator. Nanrlv hirnmhu.1 iL.ul i..
ay uigm in Moti naik ah anjonrn.
tn brother ere luviled to attend Blair
Mill, M. W, W, U, Gunk, Recorder.
I'lwv tn ymtr twkpt, tttnl you will ttlw,v Iw
VALLEY LODGK, NO. 49, 1. 0. 0.
F.-MaeUj ia Mmmm ball amy
Tbunnlny evening. All Odd Miami oar-
Bo on Time.
anl connected, 1N0 rooma. Vr, Front
and Morrison trel.
a. vi. w. w. wiiuama, weereitry
t YON LODGE, NO. , A. P. A.
H.MMUhiil HillltmitHWUlinHB Nknia
day evtmiuc on or btfura hill moon ear
noma ami two whi, inereaner. u. w.
Wbmo, w. M. W. P. Oonuaway, fleey.
1TOUKH IntVlK. NfYM lf "H
A! Meet every Wednesday nmnr!
All knight aw cordially invited. U. 8.
mwHKiwry, va va dim Miliar, . H S.
IX BTJTLEIt, PHYSICIAN AND
surgeon, nwy. i. b. noani or
Oltloe ia Opera
T? L. KETCHDM, M. D. OFFICE
ana nnlMi corner Railroad
auvl Muumuutb aUk, ladepeudenoa, Or.
T"R J. B. JOHNSON. KESIDEN1
J Pentsjl. All work warranted to
tiv the m salis faction, ludepes
TJ. LEE. PHYSICIAN AND 8DH
a geon. C. 8. examining ureoo.
OttttM over lodepeudeuoe National Bask.
R. 0. E. B0YNTON. PHYSICIAN
ami surgeon, Bueoe Van, Ore-
GEO. A. SMITH. ATTORNEY AT
U Will praoliea in all atato
and ledora ennrta. Abftraota of title
furninbsd. Offloa orer Indepandvooe
DALY, SIBLEY A EAKIN, AT
art of atwtract buuka In Polk ouunty.
Beliatla abalraou fnrnibd. Muny tu
Hikd; bo oommlation ebarired on loana.
Offlw. iooui 3 and 3 Witaona block, Dal
A M. HURLEY, ATTORNEY AND
JT, tXnnilor al wiw. ura. or,
tu ludependenaa National Bank, Inda
BON HAM A HOLMES, .ATTOR
neyi at Lanr. OlBoe in Boaba
block, belwern SUta and CoorU on Com
mercial itrwt, Satom, Or.
SASH AND DOORS.
MITCHELL A BOHANNON, MAN
nfaotarara of anb and doors.
AIno, an roll Mwiuff. Main atreet, Inda
FH. MORRISON. ARCHITECT
and Superintendent All obargee
reasonable, and flnt-cln-a work gnaran
tei. Dallai", Oregon.
TL. BUTLER, COUNTY 8CR
. teyor and Civil Eoioueer. All
call promptly anawered. Addrea me
at Dallni, Or.
ET. HENKLE, THE BARBER,
, oppoMte opera bonae, ludepen
AB. CHERRY. WATCHMAKER
and JweWr,witli Putter.!) Broa..
EH. HOHNER. MONMOUTH. OR.,
. i Blwftya ready to do unction
work, either in tbe city or coniitiy. at
WO. 8HARMAN, MERCHANT
Tailor, 0 atreet, nenr poatnriloe
SaiU in any atyle made to order at rea
MBS 8? 0. H ADLEY HAS LOCAT-edinMonm.mtb,wbere.bewill.n-duot
a drW.mBkin tajiliahmtnt n tbe
Polkwunty-bank building, wntneaaii
corner, np nairi.
W it , M I It I
WJ. MCLKRY, MONMOUTH
owne the Old liehableiirooeiy
and prttvlsiou tire. tro teat our
lirtMa an.l m...lilu ,tt MuuL h ....
! 111 imnn, film w nw-
eared that mII hi clwap m tlwohmif
uiu win yonr imnMionim 111
ay part of tt oily t'RKK .f oliuruo.
Don't tail to will on W. J. Mulkey.
Commanead Business March 4, 18tt9.
KUtIUhl bj Hftttonid Authtirlly,
FIRST NATIONAL BANK.
J. H. CWI'KR, U W, ROI1KUTSON,
W. H HAW1.KY, t'lilCr.
J. , Cooimmf, U W. KobertMm, Uwl tlvliult'k
. O. W. WUIlkr, W. W. Cnlll.
A MtlMl luMtklnv hkiHlna IrttntyuM
Buy. utd !! .it'liuitfn tui ll lmlnui
IkipiMll iwv1 nihjmt In itliwk or on (wr-
National Bank !
Capital Stock, $50,000.00.
H. HHKHtl. fiultlMit.
BtUM MEUaiN. Vh I'ralileiil.
W. P. CUNXAWAY tMhtaf.
A inral Imnkuif and ! g biwlncw
Iraniuu4d: Iimum aiut, bill. 1tocHiiilml, am
maretat rwtiumnld: dvMall tweltud tin
luiwl aenMint uhj to ebwk, lnlm.1 (will
oa Urn dvpnalU.
Joaliua M(taiiltl, II. II. Jwran, A. J
Uoodni.n, R. tllrwlilwrg. A. Nnlwa,
T. t. Ui. I. A. A Urn,
ICORPOMTfO UN0CH TNC UWS Of OREGON.
polk nn si.
I. A. MAi'Hl'X Prwililrltl
P, UCAMrilKLU Vi.-rw.
IRA C. I-UWKI.L. r-:ii'r
PAID CAPITAL, $25,000.
I A.Mwrnm, I'. Ufnini'lM-ll, I. M.MIniMnn
J. B. V. Buller, J. H. Hlunin, K a lliwoll
A lDinl banking and h.-Iiuiiko liuahim.
tranutrlxl; lMna niili-; ltiKH nnflvcil
uhjwt ui t'liM-k nr in ntriinmMwr Upi"li4
lulrrml wld on llmi" 1.'(.-H.
-t'lr prmr mult mt hurglNr pmi( ?,
wriirvd by Yl- llm l''k.
Ufflc llourat a. m. to 4 p. m.
DO YOU WANT TO ADOPT A BABY)
M.yl yon think hl la a iwiw biwlniwn,
moUIuv out iMblm (j application : II ha. brva
dona bafora, bowevar, but navar have lh
furnhbiKl bwa to war the original .ainiilfiu)
llila ana. Kvarvnoe will att'laim, " YVVH I
thaf. tb i.mihI baby I ever I" Thla
llitla blaok-ami-wniia engraving can giva
riu but a falut Mea of the exuutoile original,
I'M A UAI.Y.
which w propone to aonil to yon, tranM
Utlon palil. The little darling nwtnagiilimt
pillow, and U In the art nf drawing "ff Jl
Dink Kick, the mate of which hun In'dii pullid
off and flung wide with a tiliimplmiit cim.
The flour, tint are rfoct, and I ho i;y follow
ou. no matter whore roil itnud. Tlioe joiul.
.ItDronroductloniiof thla groaiint pnlnllng ol
Ida VVaugh (the mint ooii bmlod of niodi-rn
nalntomof baby lino are U he glvon to thomi
who Hiibuwlue lo Domoreat'a Kiimlly Mngiu
line for WW. The roprltiolloii cannot be
told from the original, wh ch o. l, and
am the name site iHtW Inolion). The hiiliy la
fiS i . and ahaolutolir IIMIUe. We have
J.l.n In nnilMrHtlon. to prtwent to our
aorllwr. during WO, nthrr grout iilcliinn lJ
orof Moran.Maud lluinihioy,
ipa, and otlinraof wnrld-wlilc
r-nown. raae ooir u "'"'Vr," " ,WI ,v,
.If . I .In rin the miMt Vf'Mr. '
ii" and "A Whitn Il.mao nhll " by the
wlfeof Frealilent Jliirrlnon, and you will
what our nromlwM mean.
Mnirnlne for IWtl will noewwi n iiillt ry ot e.
,,Hlte wwrkl of art of Biviit vnluf. Inl"i
M , nuine thut cannot bo efiiuliil I y miy I"
t'le world for III beautiful llliwlrnllont, 11...1
Subject m:.tttr,lli..t will kiwimveryoiM ' ,'
ed on nil Ihfl toplca of thn diiy, tit.tl ull (
r-i'ljiiiid different lU-in. of Inleient ill ( i t tin
hoiiediold, henKh'a fiiruWiliiiT ""'vi '
t .mdiiig mutter, both irmvit mid W-J' 1
wliolo family 1 nnd while llcinni.' 1 11 lr t
n f'luhlon Magiixlne, It fimhloii mp f M
fo. t, nn 1 wo Klve you. f wi" "f ""'i I '
'iT 'syoii wlh to iin during t! 0 yen , m j'l
In line DIM yon clioimo. H ml l V 1'
IpMonnt once, only '! 'on ,
j-foverMlnviiIui'. A.I ici'UKt.. J' JPJ-T-.niiiiii'
Doinorert. I.r Knft Hi I' HI . I
V If vou lire iiniieo,ii.ilnt.'d villi 1. 1
ii.,,.-.i?,luc. Kind lliiwiiin for ..1,1. I'-.i 1 "'!"'
n in 11. . i.ii-
TBCCK AND DRAY.
HUBBARD & SlIS,
CityTrnck and Transfer Co.
Hauling of all Kinds uoiie as
Agents for the 0. P. Boats.
All bills must be nettled 1 by the 10th or
' . aA. I
- f I
Ymt ean huv walcliiHi and pkieka of A, A.
Kramer, al llu.ler A Hbelley'v reniHrHitiily
eliepjiit now, thi not delay niuking a wv.
GET THERE ON TIME.
J. A, VKNUOi
PRESGOTT I VENES5,
IIMD1E 1 III.
Maminielurwniof and t. olrrn HI
FIR and HARDWOOD,
Rough and Dressed
J. A. WHEELER, Manager.
Willamette Beat Estate Co,
, Iiitlopt'titluiH, Ori"iHi.
TraiiHiifU a icoiu riil Rittl I'jdiili' llual
niiat, liliyanliil atdla I'miH-rty, t'lli'oli
inaiimiiiv and iba a (.'I'ln-riil
Plirl 111! Ill'Vllllf Imh for Mill! Mill
II ml It to tlifir mlVHiiUiKv to .
List Their Property
With thin Coiiipitny, mi they rt dully
wniluitf IIkIk of IiiihI fiwl, tliim pine
Inn iliwlmlili' inMrty ufon tli rl.
tltmU of the I'jihU
J. W. KIRKLANIt. Prildi.iit.
NEW WITH III.
Thf tiiiili-rnlitiit'il would i,tlml wv
are pri'Nirwl to tin nil klixla .if
At thu miiet rt tiwniiil.il' r.iti'ri. (ihi- u
PITTS & HILLAHD,
Bucc.moi to E. . Kreng).
DR. 3. A. MULKEY
The nrnd.li,n nr.l.'l I' l'.l In nil IIh lirnlll'll.'M.
All Irrfif utttrlt l.-K nf Hie 'i'.'lli 'lillilreir In
p.irlleHl.in given Hneelnl nlleiillon. (Inl.li.
HII.VKH flllliigHiuiil Uii.H'IIOWNK.i.i'.'.
iMlly. I Mile worn nl .H'.'i .ii.iiii.v nn.""'.- m
Melal. Hnllnfiii'lloii gimninleed. 'J'KIOTII
K.VmAUTKI) WITHKIIT PAIN.
OlllceCnr. Muln mill Momiiiiiitli SIi-pcIm,
ovur O'IIoiiiii'II'm HiiiiIhiiic Store.
J. R. COOPER
Of Indopotulonco, hnviiiff a stcain
engine), a brick Machine and several
acres of fl nest clay, 1h now prtipared
to keep on hand a fine quality ol
Brick, which will be sold at roiwou
HERE IS YOUR CHANCE.
The lime has come when
we must make preparations
iorour immense I lolitlay trade.
Our storage room is '"chuck"
That must come down and
he displayed on the counters.
We must condense and re
duce our present stock. To
reduce it quickly to induce
you to immediate purchase
we make liberal reductions in
price that every person who
cares to economize should profit,
by these undervalue prices.
Until our obji'i't it wiiiplt'lel
you i. tu have pitipoHiiiimli'ly
. frt'iiaiiiu f.1 worth of jjikmIh for
12 til ' jotir inont'y,
; sr'i' w'V"'a"'f ,B"
W FAMOUS NOVELS. W
i:y ('i:M:iiitATi:i) autiiuiis.
GIVEN FREE AS PREMIUMS TO
READ OUn LIBERAL OFFERS
Tt in ttw npimrtuutty of a llMimo lo
aeeiire aoforffiii, of Mdini.'urrl M'ur'm anil
nn excvtlctit iirrlmltviit lit n nominal eo.
No. Aiiilwr, Tlilr.
I Wilitic ttilmn-Yiirr Money, r Vour t.lfe.
Waller l!i-ant 'I l.o IliimblinK o I ho Mem.
3 rtutrtr. liirliena 1 lie Mmlfng Trtper.
4 Willi.e ("i.ntiH The Mnwir S;i.-cun:i('ii,
JCIinrltitte M. IlrurtiieA Hrl.lf.o ol t.ove,
M, 10. r.rntii!oti ir'iricl'tn.l.icll,.J"urney.
; K. T, Culcriilyo 'I lie Kl.ynia.u( llm Ancient
8 lljnrn.ljttrne rornv.n The Weildlntf Mnrrh.
o IKant and I : u e 'J lr.1 Tr ii Venn .nil Tenant.
io Cliiul.'. iJickcnn lilicidin. of Voutiif Couplt'..
it Mr. rorreHierlii a C.iiiiury llouac.
in N, E. l'Vuiu'illfin i Hlh.rr'.iilnve,
ij Kmile IliiliMriun Mux's Mnrrliifte.
14 ('li!ii'ieH(il)lmn.ln I'.ist'.i't'H C.n'cn.
ti 'i'liiitu.iH lli.rily V, luL iln: Slirplicrd. Saw.
10 Mury Ceril liny In ilie I IoIicIjivh.
17 C.tptaln Murrviit T'he Tl'rce Outers,
.S Ilclon II, Mulhcrd 'I lia Laml o' llio I.cul,
No, Anlh-.r. Title.
19 Mha Miilo. k In IIonn Mnut.
go M.. Illiplwint--Karllihnuml,
ai OiiuIh l.inle (ir.in.1 and ttie Miirchlone..,
n F.W. lol.ln.in-Tli Hiir-mul.l at llmtleinn
) Allrr.l Ij.ril Tennv'nThe l.ovcr'. Tali).
.4 Mlu Tuekcray I iit of llie VV.irl.l.
95 Annie Thuma The Mystery, and other
ad MlMMiilock-The Self Seer.
17 Mrs, J, II. Ri.ldell MiM Mnllny'n Mi.hnp.
aS Katherli.oS, Maenuold Pour KnKr.
.9 The "Uurhe" liowSnnokn Cut Out Of It
30 A Cnnan lioyle My I'rlend, The Murderer,
31 (.'liarleH llickrnTlie Ciilmes.
3a C'harl.itte M. Ilraeme-A Oil. led Sin.
33 rleaantilnd RiceSll.-ilierdiialUindMttl.lens
34 Helen II. Mathcni--As Ha Cometh Up The
SOME OF THE A89VE
To avary delinquent aubaerlber who
1, 1893 one book given for every montn over ant montna
TEN BOOKS GIVEN FOR ONE NEW SUBSCRIBER,
Paying one year In advene.
One thousand volumaa have been ordered from Now York and will arrive
here about December 20, 1692.
Nn, Author, Tille.
3J Anthony Trollope Why Fran I'rohmann
Kniwm tier Prins
3H Ciiarlestllrlten. Tiirrelleteciive Anecdote.
37 Violet Wythe A Wavering linage,
38 Mm, Furrcntur Thq Turn ol Kortunc'i
39 T, DeWItt Talmnirc Nlifht Side of New
40 Mlm Mutoel(-fll l.lnle Mother.
4. KatlierlneS. MacpioidTlie Awnltenlnir.
43 Mary Cecil llay- Keapintr ih Whirlwind,
41 Mm, Kni-renter-Queen Klitaheth'ii Garden,
44 Charles lliclten-Thc llatllcol I. lie, -41
W.lkie O.lllns A Slmckinir Story.
46 Oulda lllmhl.
47 Mi Mulnck Th I.nt of the RiillivcnB,
48 Mot y Ceell I Inv A I.litle Avcrslnn.
49 Oulila The Little F.nrl,
jo llcsant ami Kite The Case nf Mr, I.ucrnft,
B09KS GIVEN AWAY
will pay up between now and January
Una a Mmllhr Hakr aw NobM Neieral
llfrli. -No. had .a .rfiuaullw la Ik.
I'rnua id. ll.a.lMiaia Iota Nail,
Ton ynnm at?" In owlaln g4 1mkI
town In I'fiiiinylvMiiU I here llve.1 a fuin
lly wIihiii I will cnll Mlt. lmll. The fam
ily i!.i.iji.tei of hiielniiid, wife and two
('Jill.lroii.Uin Lit tor ImiIiih a lxy aged five
an. 1 a liiri or kwhii. m Uciioil waa a jm
vnU liitiikor, known to U honeat, re-
Im'Ui1i1m ami worth a clear 1100,000. I
kii.:'v little or nnthliitf alxmt the family
until I'ori.iln itii'l. Ionia occnrrwl, Ona
iluy hi wife waa fatally Injured in a
ruilKiiul t'lillii.lnii at a jKilut aUuit fifty
lull.-, from I1.11110, Wlieii h rwtchml
hr, In r'Kiiiati tu a htlcftrain wnt by a
1 ranker, In' fimnd h Imd boon r.'iiiovod
to a Imtol and waa bnln tonderly carwl
for try a woman who itv her name aa
Mm. A. a Orny. of I'hiladolphla. Hhe
waa on tlia truln, but aulTurad 110 Injury.
Mr, (ir.iy, m 1 might an well tell yon
now, waa (a'tito, Rood looking, a Kood
tulkar and in a K"mral way captiva
ting. Th fiu t of her taking rliarga of
Mr. Mlli liell ua ahe bad done nruvvtl
her tondor hoitrt. Him told Mr. Mlkliol)
li Imd l . ii a widow eightMii numthi
Hint wait prm'tli'iilly alone In the world,
iiml thoiiKh he wim burdened with laiof
niii! aiulidy, he did not forgot to thank
hr for her ((rent kitiduemi and to tiiko
hr nd.irwwi, 8h muiniHl her jonrnoy,
nnd In' look hia wife home to die of her
Injuries. It wiut throe week aftor hr
.loath Unit t mme Into the vane. Aftol
cv-orythlng wim over the hiislmnd mid
dllly dlw.ivered that his dead wife',
jnwuiry waa mlwliig. Bhe hail with her
when the nct'l.letit Uak place, abont
fl.IKH) worth of diamolnla. They had
difiipja'tired, and when he came to run
over evenl In hie mind he rmtld not ro
uii'iMlwr that thy had cmne home with
Iter, Mrs. Orny Iia4 turned over to him
Mm. Mitvliidr purw and a few other
IliinHs, hut a pair of diamond eanlri.tM,
two riii( and a pin were miwiiiig,
1 wua vuiployetl to proceed to the aceue
uf tin. latu a.'i lileiit and awk to trace the
jewelry. The colliaion had occurred
rigiiv at the doKt tu a "mull town. Peo
ple, about thu d.'Mit and the hotel aaiure.1
ine that Mr. Mitchell had her jewelry
on when taken to the hotel. The land
lord's wife wna positive, and the iba'tur
who wiut called in waa positive, and
when I had workud the caee ont I rtv
turned home to report to Mitchell that
noUkly hut Mr, (irity could have taken
the Jewelry. II waa astonished and in.
.llgiiHiit, mid not only rigoroiuly re
pudiateil the titipUctttl.ui, butdinchftrged
1110 from the caae with the aartiou that
I wiwi a novice lit the pMfession.
I went about other biislnewi, and it
wa ulMiiit four luontha bt'fore t aaw
Mitchell HKnin. Then he sent for me In
an oRlciu! capacity agitin, No reference
waa iiiiuIm to my prtivlrma work, but
frtslier and other trouble had coma to
liiin. A mouth after the death of hla
wifn he had tml correepondciice with
Mrs, (liny, ami Hie result waa that ah
lni.l come to tiika chiirge of his h.mae.
lie was without relative., or at leust
without tlne.0 who could aid him in hi
situation, nnd aim chiimed to be free tn
her liiov.'ineiilH. Vou Will lliepect jut
.is I did, thut ah had captivated him,
Out he fought ehy of any acknowledg
ment of tlio aort.
I Imven't told you alxint the bunk. It
.vim eiiimtptt just a aiiiiiro from hia
House and cxiti'tly in the roar of it. The
house fronted on one atreet and the Imnk
.111 another, hihI t Intro wan no alley be
tween. Indeed the rear yard of the
li.mso lel rifiht up to the rear door of
iiie lunik, nnd Mit.iiol) used to come np
ud go tliroiiKh too yard. In the rear
f the blinking roonm, divided off by the
iiMial rniling, were the private ofllcea
'.iiml thu vault. A burghir ahirui wua
oi'imwteil with the front iIikim and win
down, but none with the buck, A large
uid tuiviiKK dog guarded the rear, having
kennel cUmo fo the door.
What the bunker wanted to ee toe
nbout waa thiB: Ilu had not only miaaed
money from his wallet at night, but on
two occ'iisii.iia coiiHlilcritble euuia of
timiiny had bi'i'p tuken from a miihU ufe
which t. mil tu hia office outaide the
vault. One of the uiysterir w In the
tiikingnf tlio money. He employed a
teller nnd it iMMikkcoper, neither of whom
Iiml a key to wife or vault, unless it waa
a duplicate luiula without his knowlod .
Neither had the word of the combinu
t inn of thu vault, and it teumed iiiiponai
blo tliat they could have taken the
money, t'viii if no inclined, Both were
perfectly hom-nt, to far as anyone knew,
and Mitchell wan all tangled np over
He hadn't t.tikml to me live minutes
when I would have taken my solemn
oath that Mm. Uray wan the guilty
party, but of course 1 didn't drop a hint
of my suspicion", to lilni. She waa ehy,
prudent and apparently all right, and 1
tiad put in it mouth ou the cttao and
made no discovery when the ontalde
safu was roblind ugaiii. A deposit and
some bonds had come ill at the last mo
ment ami hud been placed there for the
night. The whole thing amounted to
about !)l)(l, mid bonds und greenbacks
were minning next morning. The Biife
hud not only been opened with a key,
but the bank Imd linen entered by un
locking the rear door. No one could
have entered by the front without
mmnillujf an alann. No stranger could
have entered by the hack on account of
the dog, who was wide awake and all
When Mitchell sent, for me to give me
tint news J was perfectly satisfied that
Mr. Unty wua the guilty party, i be
lieved she had thu nerve to enter his
Mom In the night, secure the keys and
tli.ii slip through the back yard, enter
the bunk and open the safe, When 1 "
learned that tlio dog was a great favor
ite of hers this belief was a certainty. 1
couldn't, fur reasons already given, aay j
n word to Mitchell abont this. He want
ed to suspect his two employees, but
when he hu t canvassed the matter he
was made to see that It was altogether
unlikely that either of them was guilty.
Indeed he wat alone in the bunk when
the bonds and money came in, and he
alone know where the deposit was
Whit diiLl. dor V
again, ana ln'auout a tfeeK sometniiig
happened to prove that I was on the
right trail. One of tbe street car lines
of the town ran down to the railroad
dopot, It was Mrs, (Jray's habit of an
ni'levnonn tn ride on this line with the
little girl aa fur down as a certain park,
and to tit near the fountain ami reac
while th girl rompad about with other
children. 1 bad closely watched her
while in thla park, but no one bad ever
coma near her and bar demeanor bad
On the third afternoon after the rob
bery ilia occupied her usual seat for an
hour without anything happening. 1
aat on a bench la the rear of her and
about thirty feet away, and by and by
1 noticed that aha waa writing a note
with pencil. 81m did It to deftly that
one sitting In front of her could not have
toid what aha waa at Betide ber waa a
large shad tree, and aa near aa 1 could
make out she disposed of the note, when
folded np, souiewhera abont the tree.
When she left 1 followed ber for a short
distance, and looking back 1 aaw a
young and well dressed man occupying
the place vacated by her, An hour
later, wbeu I could examine the tree, 1
found a hollow In the trunk just alxmt
on a line with her shoulder aa she sat
on the bench. One not looking for It
would have sat there fifty timea and dis
My theory waa that she bad an ac
complicethe young man whom I had
seen. Tb hollow In the tree was their
poatoffice, Next day I was at the park
half an hour before ber 'usual time, and
behold! the young man was occupying
that bench. A alio appeared he got up
nnd took a seat a hundred feet away, and
by watching closely 1 saw that the took a
note from the tree. Before leaving she
wrote and "posted" one In reply, and
after she had gone 1 saw him get it I
waa now certain that 1 was on the right
trail, and I went to Mitchell to secure
some particular 1 wished to know, 1
told him I hail a clew, but would not re
veal which way tt led. I learned from
him that the combination of th vault
door had fonr numbers, and he alone
knew It. It had been changed about a
mouth after Mrs. Oray'a arrival, and he
hesitatingly admittd that the word was
"Aime," which waa her Christian name
Ua would not, however, admit that this
tact was known to her.
For two weeks after receiving this In
formation I hardly got sight of Mrs.
Uray. For some reason she rcaiained
very closely at home. 1 found out from
Mitchell in a roundabout way that the
money needed to pay the men at tin
coal mine and also at a large factory
waa deposited with him on tbe 14th of
every month. It waa simply passed I"
to him to be locked in the vault over
night, as tt came np from Pittsburg by
messenger. I reaaoued that Mil. Uray
would work this information out of hlui
In some way, or thut her accomplice
would discover it, and that if she hud
the combination of the vault she would
make her strike on the night of the 14th.
Un Aug. 13 she exchanged notes at the
bunk, also ou the llith. On this latter
date 1 shadowed the yonng man fur
three hours and became satisfied that he
waa from Pittsburg and a "slick un."
Among the thing ho did was to go to
the depot and inquire about various
uight trains, and particularly one which
passed over the road half an hour after
1 promised Mitchell that a climax
would soon be reached, and then staked
my all on what might happen on the
night of the 14lh. At 8 o'clock on thut
evening I threw a piece of "dosed'' meat
to his dog from a neighboring yard, and
at 10 1 softly climbed the fence to find
the canine in his kennel and sick enough
to remain there, i lay down within ten
feet of him, hidden behind a bush, and
it was an hour and a half before any
thing happened. Everybody in the
neighborhood was in tied and asleep by
that time, and 1 was not greatly sur
prised when a female figure, which 1
knew to be that of Mrs. Uray, suddenly
appeared and passed uie live feet away
going toward tho bank.
she stopped at the kennel to speak to
tbe dog, and then opened the rear door
and entered. 1 did not move from my
hiding place until she reapi'itred Bbout
twenty minutes later. She carefully
locked the bank, and as ahe passed me
on the way to the house I followed
quickly behind. The keys she laid on
the bank steps, softly opened the side
gate, nnd 1 lot her reach the street be
fore I brought matters to a climax. She
was only out of the gate when she was
joined by a man, but when I rushed to
seize them lie got tne ainrm ami was on
before 1 could grab him. I get her,
however, and she had a bundle under
her arm which 1 took charge of a bnn-
die containing about f 19,000 In green
What a nervy woman she was! She
just simply laughed a bit as I led her np
llie steps ana rang me oeu 10 arouse
Mitchell, and when I had told him all
and had the money and the keys to
prove it she just looked up at him with
Mime ami hskou:
"Well, what of it?"
The "what of ill" was a corker.
Mitchell couldn't let the public know
that his bank could be so easily robbed,
and he couldn't lot society know that he
had bemi dnned bv an adventuress, and
after a .consultation he actually gave
that little adventuress ta.ooo in cash to
clear out. She wont, aud as I left her
at the depot she buUI:
"(live the old man my love when von
get back to the house, and ask him if he
never heard of Tony Weller advice,"
Columbus Pea -
Killed by Wrlng-lnf Machine.
Martha Datenrxirt. colored, twenty-
three years old. was killed, and Daisy
May Brown, also colored, aged eighteen
years, waa injured, by the bursting of a
wringer in the basement of the Empire
Laundry company's building. The
wringor had been In use about three
years, but was overhauled and a new
oopper "basket" put In about ten days
ago. This is said to lie the first occa
sion when any accident has hnppened to
a wringer since the laundry was started,
twenty years ago, and there are several
wringers in the pluee which have been
in constant 086 for over ten years.
. The construction of a wringer is not
intricate, and aa no steam can enter it
there seems to be considerable mystery
as to how it was possible for it to ex
plode. It consists of a jacket made of
cast Iron, about H inch thick, 4 (eet
high and 20 inches in diameter. The
copper basket is about 18 inob.es in
rlianiHtnr and uearlv the same height as
the Jacket, aud so placed aa to revolve1
Inside tbe latter. Small bolea In the
basket permit the water from the clothe
to pas out Into the jacket and thence
by a spigot to a pipe, through which II
flow off. The basket and jacket were
burst into a thousand piece, but the
post which waa meant to bold them in
place was left standing, Ind although
the piece flew all over the room and into
tbe yard none of the other machinery
Martha Davenport, the woman who
was killed, was about fifteen feet from
the machine wbeu it burst. Baltimore
A Pleoam oa sa llatbla
A an old batbmsn my father and
brother having kept tbe "New York
Bait Water Floating Baths" at th Bat
tery and at the foot of Desbrosae street
for half a century, and being myself on
of tbe first superintendent of the pnb
lie baths of New York city I cannot
refrain from adding a few word of ad
vice not only to surf bather, but to all
who bathe, either at the seashore, in the
pond or even the bathtub, aa there i
danger in all to an Inexperienced person.
In the first place, never bathe after a
hearty meal; always before, and early
in the morning or late in the evening U
possible. Never go in tbe water while
perspiring freely; cool off a little and be
lure to wet the bead first. Dive in
bead first if you know bow and the place
is suitable for so doing. If not, wet a
towel and use that on tbe head, aa it
drive the blood down and not to the
brain, and above all do not stay in the
water over twenty minutes, and your
bath will do yon good and not weaken
you, aa it will if you stay in too long.
As yon truly say, the good swimmer
ia apt to be reck lest and careless, for
getting th treacherous "undertow,"
"sea pusses" and the fatal cramp, but
no man should go in bathing while in
liquor, Every one ought to learn how
to swim, for It is an accomplishment
and very handy to have with you aa yoo
journey through life either by wind or
by wave. Cor. New York Herald.
AkkKsmMKYT WILL FOB 180.
Following la the roll, Including all
properly iu Polk county that la assess
ed at over loiKI, aud which, will be con
tinued from week to week uutil fin
ished: Neemith, W G ..f 6,687
Nelson tutttte 1,000
Nance Mnry J 1,488
Ncwbill, Wru 710
Nlphong, Polly 675
Nelson, .NF 1.045
Nelson, Alio 8,320
Newton, K A 800
Notson, T T 8,030
Norton, Wiley 800
Nichols, M 647
Oregou Pottery Co , 8,520
O'Brien, J 6,720
Oregon Land Co 1,000
Osborn, Mrs Harriet 1,350
Osbornj John 4,850
Osborn, J W 3,130
O'Doiinoll & Irvine 2.500
Olmsted, H , 1,805
Orchard, P 1,125
On-hard, Bllas 1,070
Southern Pacific 235,409
Telephone and Telegraph Co . . 1,400
Porterlleld, J F 6,350
Poppk'toii, K It 2.165
Parry, J M 805
Price, Larkln 1,315
Peuuoyer, Mrs A 800
Porter, 8 B 1,270
Pettyjohn, J 8 1,464
Purvine, Cyrus 2,512
Pftin, Jacob , 10,055
IVarce, Thoa 1,420
Putnum, Newton 1,632
Putuuni, W P '. 1,737
Porter, MP , 600
Patterson, F A .............. .2,447
Perctval, W W 2,222
Polk County Land C . , 2,025
Price, Mrs O E. ,..,.. ,....... 1,000
Porter, K A 8,425
Peteus, I 625
Price, Mrs 8 C.,. A" 1,425
Price, Gil la estate.... 1,435
Phillips, Jaa 709
Powell, F8 7,473
Powell, J M 775
Post, OA 9,120
Peters, David 12,889
Phillips, Chas 1,225
Phillips, John 6,870
Phillips, J D 2,380
Phillips, Samuel 1,130
Pike, W A 1,220
Purvine, J L 9,051
Purvine. A J 7,040
Patrick, C 2,105
Quirk, John 872
Khodos,J12 : 6,850
Hlchardsoii, A J 8,155
Rlgffs, M St V 1,000
Rhodes, SE 1,605
Higgs, RI1 800
Rhodes J M.. 8,975
Remington, R C. 929
Qiley ADotul 1,456
Richmond, H...... 1,460
Raddlcapp, D 1,357
Raddlcaiip, Vm 2,193
Becker, W 1,214
Robblns, JR....,..., JUB5-
KDbttimv, ai. KC500
Richmond, T O 17,012
Rigga. 8 A B 16,920
Riggs, Miss E nnnti.. , 1,000
Rigga, Pierce., 7,665
Roberta, AG ,. 2,552
Rogers, Allen ., 4,140
Rogers, Geo 4,072
Robertson estate, : . 3,954
Robertson, IM 788
Rowell, HC 2,320