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THE SCIO PRESS
One copy, one yen- in advfv
six ¡non •ha: in ai
..lu ce in on ths. in
Advertising at reasonable rates.
Job printing a specialty.
T. L. DVGGER.
The Western Union telegraph
building of New York city burned
on the 18th, creating a money loss of
several hundred thousand dollars,
and disarranging things in the news
line at a great rate. In fact the sus
pension of telegraph facilities had a
wo?se effect than the blizzard of
1888. The fire destroyed, in addition
to instruments, typewriters and fur
niture, all the books, papers, and
records,, dating from 1845, and a val
uable reference library—an irrepara
ble loss. All the material for the
history of the growth of the press in
America, contained in letters, books
and files, were burned andean nevt-r
be replaced. The building was sup
posed to be fireproof. The first five
floors were filled with offices, occu
pied by some of the greatest railroad
magnates in the world, among them
Jay Gould, Sidney Dillon, Dr. Nor-
vin Green and others, famous
throughout the land. It is su pposed
the fire was caused by two electric
wires becoming crossed and setting
fire to the floors.
The population of several of the
cities in Eastern Oregon, according
to the new enumeration, is given as
follows: Heppner, 700; Union, 600;
Milton 534; Athlena, 503; Arlington,
A Trademark.—-She—Who is that
distinguished looking manacross the
way—the one in a light suit ? He—
He is a butcher, of course. Don’t
you notice his mutton chop whis
Hon. John P. Buchanan, president
of the State Farmers’ Alliance, was
nominated for Governor of Tennessee
by the Democratic convention on
the 18th, at Nashville.
In northwestern and central Rus
sia the crops are not promising, OWr
ing to rain and exceedingly hot
There.-.-were a lot of late arrivals.at
Every established local newspaper i was victimized by them.
Jefferson market that day, and it was
leceives subscriptions from large-; ■ tot’ll send an officer with you to the six .o’clock before the court was ready
to adjourn. Mrs. Bowers and the fair
cities which puzzle the publisife- to hotel,” said the judge.
accou nt for. hu11h e Nt>w York Times I Must then the angel appeared. It was • widow were still there, the former stay
the young widow whom Lawrence had. ing against her will at thè earnest solic
-la tel.;.; th ro w 'soni'e Ugh t irpbn t his.y metrin
the park up-town. She ’was;in, itation .of the.) latter. She was sadly
matter: “A vvholes:iy?,groqgr in this . court with Mrs. Bowers, assisting that disturbed at having failed so signally
city, who has become rich at the ' charitable lady in her work and at the to aid heFbehefactor, and waà anxious
business, says his rule is that when same time keeping an eye open for ¿er to learn the result of the inquiry. Just
he sells a bill of goods on credit thieving maid, who might be expected in the nick of time, as it seemed to her,
Í to turn up at any time among the pris-
a messenger boy crawled into the room
to immediately subscribe for .the
and demanded with amazing indiffer
local paper of his debtor. So long as
“Is de judge here?”
his customer advertised liberally he
The judge relieved the boy of his dis
rested, but as soon as. he. began to
patch and addressed a remark to him
contract his advertising space he
which sent him out of court several
took the fact as evidence that there
thousand times faster than he came in.
The two claimants to the name of Brane
was trouble ahead and invariably
were already at the bar. The judge read
went for the debtor.” Said he: “The
the telegram silently, coughed, road it
man who is too poor to make his
again and remarked:
business known is too poor to do
“This does not seem to help matters
business. The withdrawal of an ad
for either Of you.”
Then he read the dispatch aloud:
vertisement is evidence of a weak
“T he J udge , Jefferson Market Court,
ness that business men are not slow
New York— If Lawrence Drane Js in
to act upon. There’s nothin)» like
your charge please hold him. He is un
HIS NAME WAS JONES.
essential of absolutely correct evening
“It does not matter,” she said. “Mv
dress in Mr. Jenkins’ retreat. He also conduct must seem strange to you I
had a curiosity to know how’ often,, on can hardly explain it without telling-
an average, the violent lunatics in the you the story of my life. Thero is a ro
establishment overpowered'their deep mance in it,” and she brightened ap
en and slaughtered the less dern’ented preciably. “You shall hear the melan-
inmates. ■ButJ’dbepest and most imjiqr- snoly narrative.”
tant of all, was the question .of. .supper,
“Far be it from me to intrude upon
for the meal which he had’appropriated
confidence,” said Drane, endeavor-'
in the bath had ceased to give’him sat
isfactory support, and it might be,a long hg to get away. But she fixed him with'
time before he had a chance to steal,an
Jenkins was slow in coming; and
Drane got more and more nervous. He
had an unusually strong natural horror
of lunatics. Not that their presence is
particularly agreeable to .any body—ex
cept a Jenkins at so much a head—but
Drane was actually superstitious .about:
it. He had a feeling that thngerms.qf
mania were floating in tho air around
him,and that he might break out with tho’
disease any minute. .
He wondered at being left thus alone.
A man who had been judicially decided
to be crazy should have a keeper.. Then
he perceived in the shadow of the doo.r
a large, ungainly man who seemed" to be
THE ROMANCE IN HER LIFE.
on watch. He stood in a kind of'niche,
and had thus escaped Drane’s observa ' hér eye and he sank back into his seat?
tion when he entered. This man’s eye Then she drew a chair near to his
so glared upon him out of the darkness between him and thè-door.
that Drane’s nerves began to dance ina
“You resemble him strongly,”
manner that threatened to fit him very she. “The same noble features,
quickly for permanent occupancy of the same soulful. ayes, tho same pallor, in-
retreat. He felt that he must escape ■ dicative of the same sad fat-e. Are you ¡a
from that man’s observation or relieve genius? Do you write noeins of tlio so;.l
the oppressive silence by a howl.
'■ as'he did?”
He compromised the matter by step
ping into the parlor. At this, both the
“I knew it,” she went on. “Listen.
ancient and unfortunate ladies assumed We were destined for each other. There’
an air of modest reserve which was was a small matter of property depend
quite frightful to see. Presently one of ing upon our union—but never mind.
them .drew out her handkerchief and be He seemed to avoid me at first, but at
gan to weep softly, but with evident de length fate threw us together. Return
termination to .do the subject full jus ■ ing
to his room one morning very early
tice before she got through,
endeavored to eriter the old-fash
. “Madame,” said Drane, gently, “if he
pay presence affects you to tears, I will ioned clock at the head of thè first flight
of stairs under the impression that it
the door of his apartment. It was
“Do not do so on my account,” she was
absent-mindedness of génitìs. Ah,
said, “it is not your fault that you have the
and the clock fell down the
revived a sorrow that has long been stairs he
locked in'each other’s arms, and
buried in my breast.” .
Drane regretted having been the when they picked him up one Of his;
cause of such a joyless resurrection, and limbs was broken. I game to nurse him/
To bo Lonthiuéd.
he ventured to murmur words to that
“S anford D rane .”
“There is a vile conspiracy back of
oners. During the examination of Law
rence and the impostor she had been this!” cried the real Drane.
“Oh, I give it up! ) I’m not Drane at
busy with Mrs. Bowers in another part
of the room, and so had not heard a all,’’’shouted the imposter.
Th.umpity-bag! said tho judge’s gavel,
word of the case. It takes an acuto ear
to detect any thing that goes, on in' a angrily, and the judge himself added:
“The court believes you are both de
New York court, even when one stands
beside the judge himself. The young mented, 1 shall commit you both to an
lady had chanced to see Mr. Drane’s asylum for examination and treat
iace, and in spite of the great improve meat.”
ment effected on it by the barber and
the radical change in his garb, she rec
ognized him. It was not immediate,
Amid tho sorrows in which Drane was
and she was not altogether sure. She again involved, ho had one consolation
whispered excitedly to Mrs. Bowers:
—life young woman with thirtoe’n mill
“Seo! is not that the gentleman who ions evidently felt almost as badly’ as
assisted me the other morning?”
he. did. Ho heard her tell Mrs. Bowers
Mrs. Bowers had recourse to her that the judicial blacksmith on tho
bench was “simplv dreadful.”
“I should think so,” she replied,
But this was not the best of’it; he
“frotn his clothes. I shouldn’t be likely heard Mrs. Bowers’ reply. Only two
words, indeed, and as irrelevant as are
' “No, no; I mean the other one. I most feminine utterances in times of
must go up and see.”
emergency: “Why, Bessie!” was all she
Bowers disapproved of this heart said, or at least all that Drane heard,
The great, politically, anniversary ily, Mrs.
but the young widow took her own
he was more than rejoiced. Her
of the citizens of Japan, will hereaf way, and presently Mr. Drane felt a but
name was Bessie! At last he had some
ter be on July 1st, as on that day five light hand laid on his arm. It was at thing to call her in his thoughts, It
millions of Japs voted, for the first the point where the imposter had asked was the first hint on the subject. In
time, for members of a national leg to be allowed to go to his hotel. Law his joy at this discovery he forgot to re
rente turn'-', and with a joyfully leap
that he didn’t know the other half
islature. The results of this new de in hSETt-S ih * ÄO companion of his ad gret
of her name. Ho watohed her pour her
parture in the political progress of venture t» «St- park. .Jle was never so woes into Mrs. Bowers’ ear, and was
Japan will be watched with interest glad to see anybody DC* re, and forget satisfied.
Such a spectacle is always entertain
by Americans, at least. The Japan ting his situation he cried:
“I am perfectly delighted to see vou
ing, for when a woman has embarrassed
ese islands, geographically, occupy again.
a man by making a blunder, if she is
very much the same position on the
She was about to reply when the judge not too stupid to see it, nor too proud to
Pacific as the British isles do in Eu
acknowledge it, nor too nervous to know
rope. The advancement made in
“You must not speak to the prisoner, what she is about, Sho will sometimes
civilization by the Japanese in the madam, but you may come up here and pity him divinely, if he is reasonably
And if she has begun to
last few years, mark them as the tell me what you know about this man. good-looking.
foelalittlo tenderly toward him, she
Saxon race of Asia, and it may be
will often accuse herself unjustly, in
ter.?’ : s
that as grand a future awaits them;
The young lady, blushing rosily and order that she may have the luxury of
at the thought of being able to tolling herself how sorry- she is that she
Charles H. Hewitt, murdered by smiling
give some assistance to her benefactor, has put him, into a difficulty.
That was why Bessie now gazed at
Charles Belgrade, at Sellwood, last
In the contested election cases the week, came to Albany, Oregon, stepped before the judge and was sworn. Drane with such angelic sympathy’ de
House cornmittee has decided in in 1876; was admitted to prac
attention Lawrence missed it in the con» picted upon hor beautiful countenance.
favor of Goodrich whose seat from
attendant upon the bringing in She said in her heart that her testimony
tice in the Supreme Court the same
Florida was contested by Bell; and i^ year; was elected to the Legislature of several new arrests. He began to see had somehow helped to-prove that he
insane. It was a question of the
favor of McGinnis, of West Virginia, in 1878; city attorney in 1881; re the end of his difficulties, and joy pos was
heart, and in such cases a woman- never
whose 3eat was contested by Aider- moved to Portland in the fall or win evident belief to the young lady’s ac allows an appeal to the higher tribunal
of the mind. So Bessie acted upon her
And'evetytlïîng ih the HOUSE FURNISHING line.
I (4:^1 pi-r thaii a t
ter of the same year. Soon after his- count of the park episode.
Portland. All work done with jientness and «lisp.-iu li.
“And what is the gentleman’s name?” first impulse and implored Mrs. Bowers
The Senate has confirmed James , arrival in Albany his wife appeared,
asked the judge when she had finished to do something, no matter what it was.
Russell Seeley, of Massachusetts, as breaking off a marriage he had con
.With Mrs. Bowers it was a question
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sistant secretary of the návy; A. B. tracted with another woman. He her
“Mr. Thomas Jones,”, replied the •neither of the heart nor of the mind, but
Nettleton and O. L. Spaulding, as was divorced in 1881. These facts widow promptly. It was the name she of the conscience. Therefore she de
sistant secretaries of the treasury; are collated from the Albany Demo had heard Lawrence give at the police cided to be merciless, but just. It was
her plain duty to protect Bessie from
M. M. Somerville, Alabama, Lewis crat.
impostors, fortune hunters and lunatics;
Stackpole, Massachusetts, and Fer
so she frowned at Drane in a way that
The Argentine Republic is passing
dinand M. Shurtleff, of Portland,
L» T. BROCK,
was lighted by a triumphant smile gave him a chill to supplement the fever
Oregon, general appraisers of mer through a great financial cricis. She and the judge frowned. The young which Bessie’s tender glances had put
chandise; Chris. W. Craig, register has borrowed from England over lady saw that something had gone awry into
“Where will they send him now?”
of land office at Independence, Cal.
“Oh, dear! Have I done any thing asked Bessie, shuddering'.
“Probably to Ward’s Island, tempo
The amendment to the sundry is put down at $1,600,000,000 in 1880; wrong?”
civil bill, repealing the withdrawal her total home and foreign debt ag
“Nothing whatever, madam,” said rarily,” replied Mrs, Bowers.
“Will they be good to him there?”
gregates.at least one-half the present the judge. “You may step down. Now.
act of 1888, has passed the Senate,
OS’ EVESS'S »’ESCJæiPTÏON,
“He will be cared for,” said Mrs. Bow
and such an overwhelming senti
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ment against the Scheme has been republic seems to be hopelessly debt- name was Jones. Have
you any thing tent.”
RTS, ETC., ETC ,
“Oh, my!” cried Bessie, tearfully.
created that it is believed the House ridden; her public works are at a more to say?"
“Your honor,” and Lawrence’s voice
will be compelled to accept the
have been so Hind to'me that I look
amendment or the bill will fail. are out of employment. As a last was ragged with emotion as he spoke: upon your house as home now, you
RECHI V EUretd ft*r safe» rfi the
“I see that 1 have been continually be
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Senator Dolph made a strong speech resort the government is trying to set
lowest í ratest
with my own blunders. I blundered know.”
showing that the withdrawal of two-
in lying about my name, which is really
thirds of the State of Oregon from Europe at $1 25 an acre.”
Drane; since then I have blundered at Mrs. Bowers said, firmly. “I can not
step until I committed the last in have a lunatic in my house. It is all
settlement was a great injustice. He
Mrs. Charles Gould is in jail in
! that I can do to look out for you.”
asserted that the withdrawal of the Murphy, N. C., charged with mur declining to explain myself. I will
At the thought that Drane would be
gladly pay the expense of telegraphing
lands was simply and wholly in the dering her husband. She says the to Kansas City. My friends there will sent, partly on her account, to-an island
where thero might be neither pudding
interest of the railroads traversing murder was unintentional; that her reply to your satisfaction.”,
“We will let you do that, Jones,” said nor tea, Bessie developed symptoms of
the lands so withdrawn, and they husband was a loving husband when
hysteria whish touched Mrs. Bowers’
now hold all the available lands sober; when arunk a beast. He the judge, “but meantime I shall hold heart.
—----- -——WITH ITS-
which the inteding settler could ac came home from a hunt drunk, be we adjoqrn you will have to remain.”
“Perhaps 1 could get him committed
quire, In the course of his speech gan to abuse his wife and struck her
There was nothing for Lawrence to do to Jenkins’ Retreat,” she said, relenting.
“Where is that?” asked Bessie, catch
he defied any man to point to a sin with a riding whip; in the struggle but acquiesce and write his telegram as
at a straw.
(IN THE StATÈ INSURANCE BUILDING,)
gle act of his which could be con which ensued sire drew a dagger fast as possible. This, after some judi ing “It
is a private asylum up-town,” said
strued to be in the interest of corpo from her. belt and stabbed him
S anford D rank —I am held in court Mrs. Bowers, “where they care for mild
rations and against the settler or blindly and furiously until she killed on suspicion of stealing my own clothes but hopeless lunatics. I will speak to
HAS FOR SALEA LARGE LIST OF GRAIN, STOCK AND
general government. Senator Allen, ihim. Heart-broken she lies in jail and my name. Please wire the court at the judge about it.”
“■Is it better than that awful island?”
once a full description of my appearance
of Washington, made astrong speech awaiting trial.
FRUIT FARMS; ALSO CITY AND SUR UÊR AN .
“It is a shade more cheerful,” Mrs.
in favor of the repeal of the with
Then his own statement of his ad
drawal act. In fact all .the Senators
The Myrtle Creek Consolidated ventures was taken down. If this gether firmly.
from the newly admitted States Gold Mining Company, of Eugene, should correspond to the account to be
“Then make the judge send him
worked in harmony in favor of the now has a large force of men at work telegraphed he would be free. Con there,” cried Bessie. “Tell him that I
will give him-ten thousand doHars if he
on their new ditch, which they ex fident of the .result he followed an of- will.”
Senator Pierce, of North Dakota, pect to complete this fall. The ditch ' fleer to the prison, leaving the pretty
“My dear!” exclaimed Mrs. Bowers, was especially organized for the purpose of buying.and subdividing large traets’of land)
widow sitting on a front seat tearfully
has prepared an amendment to the will be twenty four miles long, carry listening to a whispered lecture from shocked at the girl’s ignorance, “there and lias, during the pa-t two years, bought anti subdivided over 3.200 acres of land
tariff bill, which provides that after 3,000 inches of water, and give them that expert character reader, Mrs. are only a certain number of judges in from five to twenty-acre tracts. l’he success in the undertaking is’¡shown in'the
New York, and you don’t want them that out of two hundred and1 eighty tracts placed on the market. 225 have been solifi
one year from the passage of the bill, ja piping head of over 300 feet. The Bowers.
The impostor, anxious to establish all.”
the President may, in his discretion, •company has located and purchased,
We clahn that ten acres of choice land in fruit, will yield a larger itiqpo>e thaii'
Drane had observed this conversation,
case before a reply to Mr. Drane’s
direct that the duties imposed on 2,000 acres of pay dirt, and expect to his
telegram should arrive, hurried from though he could not hear any of it. One hundred and sixty acres in wheat in the Mississippi valley.
sugar by the laws now in force, be be able to clean up very targe profits the court accompanied by an officer. can not hear any thing in a New York
We also make valuable improvements iit the way nf roads, fences: etc. We'Cati sell ar
re-imposed as against any nation or , when they get to running.
■ They went to a Broadway hotel and police court. The testimony of tear small traet of land for the same price per acre* you would have to pay tor a.hu-ge tarm/
country failing to enter into ade
heard only in Heaven; which is Just as
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quate. recrorocal relations with the
About two years ago, at Buffalo, clerk.
“Do you know this man?” asked the well, perhaps, for it. may get some at
United States regarding her agricul Ma Belle Hamlen trotted a half-mile, policeman.
tention up there. However, Drane
tural products, and the president is over the Buffalo track; in 1:2 J, or at
“Know him?” returned the clerk, knew that Bessie had been pleading for
him; and when Mrs. Bowers approached
directed and empowered to secure, the rate of 2:4j for the'mile. On the scornfully, “I should hope not!”
the judge, the prisoner realized that
by treaty or otherwise, the unre 12th she trotted an eighth of a mile
postor, “that I came here this morning some amelioratiou.of liiS condition might
stricted entry of the agricultural pro in 14| seconds, which was at the rate and took a room, don’t you? I am Law bo expected.
Mrs. Bowers talked earnestly with the
ducts of the United States into any of 1:58 for one mile. Her driver rence Drane, of Kansas City. You’ll
magistrate, and with such good effeot O x> e g o n P aci H c Rai Iroad»
gave her her head and allowed her find my name on the register.” *
that Drane was consigned to Jenkins’
The clerk examined the big book.
Senator. Aldrich, of the finance to go as fast as she wanted to, with
“There’s a Mi. Drane here,” he said; Retreat till his friends from Kansas OREGON DEVELOPMENT
committee, has prepared a similar out the least urging or touch of whip. “I remember him.’ He was a. well- City should arrive. As for the tramp,
amendment to the above, only it has This has never been equaled by a dressed man, and you—why, he wouldn’t he went to be fed—to-a certain oxtent. Short Line to California.
Mr. Jenkins called his asylum a “re
let you in at the door if you didn’t come
a wider reach, as it were, as it relates trottiDg horse.
Freight anrd Fares the Lowest
treat,” advisedly, because it certainly
with a policeman. Besides, this Mr
not only to sugar but toother articles
was not an advance upon any thing
Accommodations tmsnrpassed for comfort and safety. Faies and' freights via Taqnina and
DID YOU KNOW THAT1
placed upon the free list by the Mc
“Oh, Lord! I forgot that!” exclaimed •looked out at. Drane with a cold severity, he Oregon Development Co,’s steamships mvtihless than- bj any other route between all points in-
. he Willamette Valley and San Francisco.
that made his hair curl.
Kinley bill, and articles placed upon
Coffee boiled longer than one min
He had come there in charge of a
from New Haven on an early train.
the free list by former acts, covering ute is coffee spoiled.
Daily Passenger Trains (Except Sundays),
Why, I was married in New Haven yes court officer, and had not been allowed : .eave Itaqhina at 6:45 A. M.
Leave Corvallis at 10:3-V 4. M.
Arrive at Albany fit 11:10
tea, coffee, hides and other products
Boil clothespins in clean water terday!” .
ueav.e Alliany at T j OO P. M.
Leave Corvallis at 1:40 P. M.:
Arrive atYaquina at 5:3<>p.
now admitted free. It will impower
O. C. HOGUE;
The dork turned away with a sniff of
s HOAG, General Manager.
the president to impose a certain per
“Come now, whatever your name is,” ►’ settled. He felt deserted and friend- Oregon Development Company.
cent, of the duties or the whole more durable.
Warm dishes for the table by said the officer, “don’t waste any more , less, and despite the fact that it was a
Firs Class Steamship Line between YAQUINA and SAN FRANCISCO, connecting at Yaqvina
duties now imposed. The intention
very warm evening, he- shivered as he with the trains et.tlieOregon Pacific Railroad Company. The Company reserves’this riglu tov
March back to court.”
is to prevent other countries from emersing them in hot water, not by time.
C. H. HASWELL, Gen. F, & P. Agt., Montgomery-Sti, San¡ Francisco, Cal.
So back he went, regretting at every , stood in the hail waiting for Jenkins,
discriminating against American standing them in a hot stove.
step that his sudden prosperity had so
will leave Portland;'south bound;
A large number of entertaining and
Open canned fruit an hour or two < enlivened his respect for cleanliness
products by allowing the President
Moliday. Wednesday and Evi'day, atd A: M.; arr*e at Corvallis Tuesday, Thursday and Stititr-
cheerful reflections crowded upon Drane on
-lay at. 3:30 P. M...........Leave,Corvallis,north bound. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, at SA. M.
to use retaliatory measures where before it is needed for use. - It is far that be had ventured to take a bath.
Arrive at Portland Tuesday, Thursday aud'-Saturday, at 3:30 P. M......... .On Monday, Wednesday
“FirstTve taken for years,” he müt- as he stood in the dimly-lighted hall. and
foreign countries attempt to keep richer when the oxygen is restored
Friday, both north and southbound-boats lie over night at Salem, leaving there at 6 Ai.M.
• tered, “and it selves me right. Got on He wondered, for instance, whether a
" 0. C. HOGUE, A\ G.F.'&r. Ageat.
out Amer ican gooF
well enough without before.” jgjSKsc.;.. straight-jacket would be regarded as. an
The bitter feeling between Eng
land and France engendered by the
Newfoundland question, threatens
to at least unsettle the Anglo-German
agreement. If France really can get
her back up stiff enough she will
unite with Russia in calling the le
gality of Anglo-German agreement
into question and demand its Refer
ence to a court of European powers
holding colonial possessions. Spain,
which dreads England in Morocco,
Denmark, which is deeply stirred
over the Germanization of itsanciei t
possession, Heligolad, and Belgium,
which dislikes the prospect of being
neighbor with Germany on the Con
go frontier, are expected to stand in
with France and Russia in" support
of their demand.
Albany Furniture Company,
FUR N I TU
Moldings foe Pictiws
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