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THE TURNER TRIBUNE
TUKNJSir, O BBO O IT, T I I U I W D A Y ,
OF GUBBENT WEEK
E B E R T TO
F IG H T S E D IT IO N
llrcree Prohibiting Demonstrations In
Ilerlin.— A fter a meeting of the tier
man cabinet Monday i'reatdcnt Ebert
Issued a decreu prohibiting mootings,
Brief Resume Most Important
processions, demonstrations und the
Armed Forces Clash in West
Daily News Items.
publication o f periodicals aud pain
phlnta likely to encourage seditious
The government lias proclaimed Its
Intentlou to suppress with an Iron
huud and unrelenting severity all In
surrections or attempts lo subvert pub
The assassination of Muthlas Krx-
berger last Friday uppeara to havu
set a match to Ibu piled-up com
bustibles which have been smolder
ing for some time, and the cabinet Is
believed to have found Itself In a
One of the features of the situa
tion which Is troubling the govern
ment Is the attitude of organised
labor, supported by the socialist and
communtat parties. In demanding the
definite suppression of the activities
aud machinations of the puu41ermans.
It Is a forgone conclusion that the
nationalists. If the relcbstag should
convene before September 27, the date
already fixed, would promptly attack
the government because of Its ac
ceptance of paragraph 231 of the
treaty, by which Germany and her
allies accepted responsibility for the
Ratification of the treaty, hew—er,
Is believed to be certain In the
relcbstag through the vote* of the
three coalition parties and the Inde
pendent socialists, which command
277 out of the 469 voles In the relch
Events o f N o t « ! I'roplr, (¡. « r r a n n iU
and I V I I r Northwral, and Other
T1iln|> Worth K m .» in*.
Fifteen persons worn drowned when
n ferryboat aalik In llio Cautln river
al Temuco City. So mile* northeaat of
Valdlrla, t'hlle. Tuoaday.
The ntiinlier of peasants threatened
with alarvatlon In thn Vol*a region la
now placed al 30.000,000 by a Moscow
Of Ihl* number
9.500,000 aro children.
I'lnn* for Inausuratlon o f a dally
|ia*aen*er aud freight aervic* between
New York and Waahlngton were an
Bounced Tueaday by a commercial
aviation company. MU llmoualne type
plane* have been purcbaaed.
Thirteen percent of laat year'* hay
crop la track In the hand* of grower*
and the new crop I* about 11,000.000
ton* »hurt, according to delegate* who
addressed the National Hay asaocla-
tlon convention In Chicago Tueaday.
Marahn! Koch of Krance la unable at
preaenl to make any definite plan* to
come to the Hulled Slate», he aald lo
a cable meaaage received by Mayor
Patera of lloaton Tueaday. The me*,
»age waa In reply to an Invitation lo
via It lloatou.
An automobile containing Jewelry
valued at $ 60,000 waa atolen at Loa
Angelea harbor Tueaday while Ita
owner, Itlehurd II. Nelaon, aaleaman
for a San Kranctaco firm o f manufact
uring Jeweler*, waa Inalde a (tore In
(he Imrhor dlatrlct. talking to a proa-
pa-ctlve cuatomer. according to bla re
port to the police.
Berlin. — German organised labor,
comprising 11,000,000 members belong
ing to general and Independent feder
ations, Informed Chancellor Wlrth
Monday that It aa ready "to go to
the front" In defense of the republic.
The majority and Independent so
cialists also sent a deputation to the
chancellor. Informing him that both
purtles demand that the government
proceed without fear or favor against
the element responsible for the anti-
republican demonstration end ma
chinations "to which the assassina
tion o f llorr Erxberger Is attrlbut-
t h e population of England, W ale*
and Scotland, according to the new
cenaU* made public recently I* 42.767.-
(30. aa agalnat 40.S3I.3S6 In 1811. an
Increaae of 4 7 per cent. Greater lorn-
■ton'» population la 7,476.166, an In-
creave of 3 1 per cent, liy countrlea
the population la: Kngland, 36,676.630;
Calicut, India.— Nearly 760 members
Wale». 2.206.712. Scotland, 4,8g;,288.
of the Insurgent bands which have
The »leamahlp Italia aalled from been creating disorders In the district
New York Tueaday for Vigo, Spain, southeast of this city have been k ill
with more than 200 recruits many of ed In fights with British forces sent to
them Americana, who had enlisted quell tho uprising. Several Europeans
hem In the Hpai.tah legion In tho laat have been killed, while 70 men of tho
three days for service In tho Spanish ■ .cluster regiment and 17 native police
army against Morocco tribesmen. They men are missing. Many Hindus have
will be trained at Vigo and then em been massacred.
It was reported that the Insurgents
bark for Ceuta, on the roast of
have destroyed bridges and felled
trees across roads to obstruct troop
The senate Tuesday waa requested
In a resolution adopted by tho house
British troops, Including cavalry, ar
by a vote of 181 to 3 "to take appro
rived here front Bangalore Sunday and
priate action" concerning remarks of
proceeded to the disturbed area.
Hennlor Iteed, democrat, Missouri, dur
Numerous refugee* who have ar
ing debate on tho null beer bill Inst
rived hero from the Kruad district re
week, which the house held were "Im
late pitiful tales of torture and loot
proper, unparliamentary and a reflec
ing. It appears tho rebels have desert
tion on the character" o f Representa
ed Timur and other places and have
tive Volstead, republican, Minnesota.
taken to the hills.
700 INDIA REBELS
SLAIN BY BRITISH
Selection of tho town of Mansfield,
nnd the county of Richmond, O., as
the location of Its five-year experi
ment In tho development of children
wua announced Tuesday by the Na
tional Child Health council. The Ohio
communities were picked from 80
which sought thn distinction, ns most
nearly complying with tho qualifica
tions of a typical American commun
Worthies* notes, stolen bond*, fraud
ulent deed» of trust and forged certi
ficates of deposit running Into untold
millions have been flung on tho mar
kets of tho country, federal agents de
clared Tuesday, after Investigating thn
operations of a band alleged to have
been headed by Charles W. French
and John W. Worthington. Ranks, bond
houses. Investment security brokers
uud wealthy business men from coast
to coast were declared to have been
victims of one of the most gigantic
swindles ever unearthed by depart
ment of Justice agents.
Simla, British India. — A general
staff report from Malabar, Issued Sun
day night, said disturbances had oc
curred south of ronnnnl. Tho steamer
Nuwuh had arrived at Calicut with sup
plies. Both Calicut and Pudalar were
The official communication of Sat
urday from Calicut said a column re
turning from Iailapurnm came Into
action with the rebels Friday at Puk-
katur. About 400 Moplahs were killed
The British losses were two men k ill
ed and alx wounded, Ineluding one of
Wool to be Auctioned.
Washington, D. C.— Approximately
6,000,000 pounds of wool will he offer
ed for sale at auction by the war de
partment ut Boston, September 8, ac
cording to announcement. The lot will
consist of about 1,000,000 pounds of
pulled wool, about 2,000,000 pounds of
South American combing wool more
than 1,000,000 pounds of South Amer
Fred E. Sterling, lieutenant-governor ican carding wool. 60,000 pounds of
of Illinois, recently Indicted with Gov west coast wool and 1,000,000 pounds
ernor Small and Vernon Curtis of of scoured.
Grant Turk, 111., on charges of cm-
Mothor-ln-Law No Joko.
bexxlement nnd conspiracy Involving
$2,000,000 of state funds, Tuesday for
warded n draft for 6391,386.28 to Ed-
ward K. Miller, his successor as state
treasurer. In a letter accompanying
thn draft Mr. Sterling explained that
this sum was "all tho Interest col
lected by me on state deposits since
May 31, 1820," and that It Included
"Interest to dnte on such collected
Interest Items from the dates when
the same came to my hands.”
Chicago.— A “ university for tho edu
cation of unit Hers In law" was advocat
ed by Rev. Charles R. Stevens o f the
Third I’ resbyterinn church In his ser
mon here Sunday night. He assert
ed tho mother-in-law problem has
ceased to be a Joke. "Seventy-five per
cent o f all matrimonial disasters are
precipitated by her Interference,” he
nsserted. "She la an out law Instead
of an In-law.”
FIVE REPORTED DEAD
stat £ n e w s
Albany.— The big bay and grain
warehouse of O. W. From at Halsey
which was destroyed by fire a few
days ago will be rebuilt.
Monmouth.— W ith about four-flftbs
of the crop In, the Monmouth ware
house has received about 26,000 bush
els of wheat snd ZC,Q<>0 bush!» o f oats
Cottage Grove.— Mr and Mrs. Wal
lace Hhortrldge probably now are the
only living couple In this section who
l-ogan County Citl/rn* Are Eager to have passed their ebth wedding an
niversary, which they have Just cel
I'nion W ill
Ontario.— Miss Ruby If. Kelley of
Jamieson Is the first woman In Oregon
to be called for Jury service under
State 1‘ollce lluadquarters, Ethel, W.
the new state law which waa approved
hi» p h y sic ia n th a t h*
Va.— Five men felt In an encounter by the voters at the special election
h s s nnt m ors th a n six m on th s to
Itvs, F a llin g s its d eap ood en tly on a
early Sunday between an armed baad last spring.
p ark banch, w o n d e rin g s lie r » h s
and »la te troopers on Beach creek.
Salem.— Apple growers representing
sh ou ld »pend tho*« *1» m on th s. A
I.ogan oounty. Captain Brockus. com a large part of tbe Willamette valley
frie n d ly sq u irre l p ra c tic a lly decides
th e m a tte r fo r him . I lia blood la
mander o f the state police, afid deputy met at tbe office o f the Oregon Grow
p ion eer blood, an d he d e cid e s to
sheriff* reported. Whether all the men ers’ Co-operative aisociation here re
end hie d a y s In th e fo re ste o f O re
gon. M em ories o f his g ra n d fa th e r
who fell were killed, Brockus could cently to discuss methods for dispos
an d a d eep lo v e fo r a ll th in g s o f
ing of their products.
th e w ild h elp him In re a c h in g a
The clash was at close range, ac
cording to the captain. Prior to the
fight, be said. 11 prisoners bad been disappeared Friday night In the fire
C H A P TE R I— Continued.
taken by the patrolllug party, which which destroyed the barn belonging
— — 2 —
left l» g a n yesterd»/. Four prisoners to John Davidson near tbe ontsklrts of
The squirrel was very close to him,
escaped. It was said, and one waa be the city. Tbe building was one of snd Dan seemed to know by Instinct
lieved to have been killed. Captain Bend's first land offices.
that the movement of a single muscle
Brockus headed the advanced guard
Eugene.— Raymond Sweet, a waiter would give him away, So he sat aa If
of Irooev.a and deputies, and It waa In a local restaurant, pulled o ff his he were posing before a photogra
this detachment, comprising 12 men, white coat and resigned hi* Job Im pher's camera. The fact that he way
able to do It ta In Itself Important. It
that engaged the armed band. Brockus mediately upon receipt o f word Sat
Is considerably easier to exercise
said he bait talked with a man who urday that he had fallen heir to an with dumb-bells for five minute* than
came from Sharpies, and that be said estate valued at $40,000.
to sit absolutely without motion for
"some miners were killed."
the same length o f time.
Salem.— During the last five years
and naturalists acquire the art with
"W e learned from Sharpies that
there were between 1600 and 2000 the bonded Indebtedness of the state training. It was therefore rather cu
armed miners waiting for us to walk of Oregon has Increased from approxi rious that Dan succeeded so well the
Into a trap,” be said. A ll along the mately 63,600,04 to 634.480,300, accord first time he tried IL He had sense
enough to relax first, before he froze.
way. be explained, "pot shots" were ing to a report prepared here Satur
Thu* he didn't put such a severe
being taken at the officers from men day by O. P. Hoff, state treasurer.
■train on his muscles.
hidden In bouses and In atnbusb.
The squirrel, after ten seconds had
Prlnevllle.— A meeting of farmers,
presided over by J. L. Karnopp. presi elapsed, stood on til* haunches to see
better. First be looked a long time
Union W ill Continue Fight.
dent of the Bank of Prlnevllle, was
with his left eye. Then he turned his
Springfield, 111.—A fte r condemning
head and looked very carefully with
conditions tn the coal Felds of Mingo marked the beginning of an era of bis right. Then be backed off a short
county, WVst Virginia, vs "un-Amer organised effort to promote the dairy distance and tried to get a focus with
both. Then he came some half-dozen
ican and Intolerable," John C. Lewis, business In Crook county.
national president of the United Mine
Bend.— Residents o f northern Lake steps nearer.
A moment before he had been cer
Workers o f America, stated here Sun county are seriously considering seces
day night that Uulted Mine Workers sion from la k e and annexation to De tain thnt a living creature— in fact
one of the most terrible and powerful
would continue the fight against what schutes county. It la learned here.
living creatures In the world— had
he termed the "mercenary gunmeu" in Criticism o f tbe Lake county govern been sitting on the park bench. Now
MIngo county until the last gunman bad ment, it Is understood. Is based on the his poor little brain was completely
disappeared, and tho last mine work road situation—faulty repair and un addled. He was entirely ready to be
er had been freed from present ter just location.
lieve that his eyes had deceived him.
Bushy-tall drew off a little further,
Bend. — First inspection o f potato fully convinced at Inst that his hopes
fields In Deschutes county for seed of a nut from a child's hand were
rertlfication Is complete. County A g ri blasted. But he turned to look once
culturist Jamison states.
Twenty- more. The figure still sat utterly In
eight out o f 130 fields were accepted, ert. And all at once he forgot his de
or 175 ueres out of 1000. Indications vouring hunger In the face of an over
are excellent In the county for a good whelming curiosity.
He came somewhat nearer nnd
Washington, P. C.— President Hard yield of marketable potatoes.
looked a long time. Then he made n
ing will cnll n national confrence,
Salem.— Hunt Brothers' cannery es half-circle about the bench, turning
representative o f the country, here
tablished a new speed record here Fri his head s.s he moved. He was more
next month to inquire Into tho unem
day when it packed a total of 5012 puzzled than ever, but he was no
ployment problem. Secretary Hoover
coses of blackberries and pears in ten longer afraid. His curiosity had be
announced Bunday night.
hours. The previous record in the come so Intense that no room for fear
"T h e object of the conference,' he
was left. And then he sprang upon
Salem district was 400 cases. There
said, "w ill he to Inquire Into the
the park bench.
wore 458 persons- employed during
Dan moved then. The movement
volume of needed employment, dis
the record run, of which 150 were men consisted of a sudden heightening of
tribution o f unemployment, to make
and 308 were women.
the light In hts eyes. But the squir
recommendations as to measures that
Albany. — Though threshing opera rel didn't see it. it takes a muscular
can be taken In co-ordinated speeding
response to be visible to the eyes of
up of employment, and a study of tions hare been concluded in some
the wild things.
economic measures desirable to amel
The squirrel crept slowly along the
iorate the unemployment situation
bench, stopplug to sniff, stopping to
and give Impulse to the recovery of between Albany and Lebanon. Rapid stare with one eye nnd another. Just
progress Is being made In concluding devoured from head to tall with curi
busIneKS and commerce to normal.”
He said It Is Intended to Invite rep threshing work. Farmers are making osity. And then he leaped on Dan's
resentatives of the greater groups of every effo rt to get their grain threshed knee.
and under cover as early as possible.
He wns quite convinced, by now.
Industries and thought.
that this warm perch on which he
"W h ile the business situation Is
Cottage Grove. — The highway be
stood wns the most singular nnd In
steadily improving,'' Mr. Hoover stat tween here and Saginaw wag opened
teresting object of his young life. It
ed, "some sections o f the workers may Thursday morning, the paving having wns true that he was faintly worried
hitve exhausted thlr savings by win been completed Wednesday by the by the smell thnt reached his nostrils.
ter and they must bo a matter of ex Blake-Compton company. This gives But all It really did was further to In
a paved highway from W alker south cite his curiosity. He followed the
to a mile down Pass creek canyon, leg up to the hip and then perched on
Savings' Rate tT o Rise.
with the exception of the highway the elbow. And nn Instant more he
was poking a cold nose Into Dan's
Washington, P. C. — Recommenda through the city, a distance of about neck.
tions that the Interest rate on postal
But If the squirrel was excited by
savings be Increased from 2 to 3
Albany.— Articles of Incorporation of all these developments, It* nmszement
per cent, and thnt tho maximum al tho Albany Holding company, which wns nothing compand to Dan's. It
lowed a depositor "be raised to 62000," w ill purchase and hold title to the hnd been the mast astounding Inci
were agreed upon by the bunkers, ground for the proposed country club dent In the man's life. He sat still,
tingling with delight. And In a single
the postotflce department to Invesl- and golf rourse here, were filed In the
flash of Inspiration he knew he hnd
gate the postal savings policy, Post county clerk's office here Saturday. come among his own people at last. He
master-General Hays said Sunday. The capital stock Is $15,000. Subscrib knew where he would spend his last
Other changes agreed upon and In ers total 121. Completion o f the or six months o f life.
corporated tn « bill was Introduced In ganization of the club and selection of
Ills own grandfather had been a
hunter nnd trapper and frontiersman
a site are expected soon.
In a certain vast but little known Ore
Salem.— The walnut Industry of Ore
gon forest. HI* son had moved to the
Spaniards Rout Moors.
gon is reaching such proportions thnt eastern cities, but tn Dan's garret
Madrid.— Natlvo Moroccan villages It Is becoming necessary to develop there used to he old mementoes nnd
along tho coast southeast of Mellila new markets and establish grades. enrios from these savage days— a few
have been destroyed by bombardment Nearly 50 prominent walnut growers of claws nnd teelli, and n fragment of nn
by the Spanish warship Bonlfux, ac the W illam ette valley attended a meet old diary. The cnll hnd come to him
cording to a message from t'haftnas ing at the office of the Oregon Grow at last. Tenderfoot though he was,
Island, off the Moroccan const Sunday ers' Co-operatlvg association, at which Dan would go hack to those forests,
night. The fire from the warships the grades to be followed In this year to spend his last *tx months o f life
among the wild creature» that made
also caused numerous casualties and marketing were decided on.
them their home.
forced the Moors to flea to the In
Medford.—The Oregon Growers Co
operative association to date has ship
clflc ocean. He beg in to search for
Tim e was when Llnkvllle wag one
o f the prlm-lpal towns of Ortgon. I>an
remembered the place because some
o f the time-yellowed letters his grand
father had sent him had been mailed
at a town that bore this name. But
he couldn't find Llnkvllle on the rnap.
Later he was to know the reason—
that the town, half-way hot ween the
sage plains and the mountains, bad
prospered and changed It* name. He
remembered that It was located on
one o f those great fresh water lakes
o f southern Oregon - so. giving up that
search, he began to look for lakes. He
found them In plenty— vast, unmeas
ured lake* that seemed to be distrib
uted without reason or sense over tbe
whole southern end o f the state. Near
the Klamath b>h<w, seemingly the
most Imposing o f all the fresh-water
lakes that the map revealed, he found
a city named Klamath Falla. He put
the name down In bis notebook.
The map showed a particularly
high, far-spreading range o f moun
tains due west o f the city. O f course
they were the Cascades; the map said
so very plainly. Then Dan knew he
was getting home. H it grandfather
had lived and trapped and died In
these same wooded hills. Finally he
located and recorded the name o f the
largest city on the main railroad line
that was adjacent to the Cascades.
The preparation for his departure
took many days. He read many hooks
on flora and fauna. He bought sport
ing equipment. Knowing the usual
ratio between the respective pleasures
o f anticipation and realization, he did
not hurry himself at all. And one
midnight he boarded a west-bound
He sat for a long time In the vesti
bule o f the sleeping car, thinking In
anticipation of this final adventure of
P AR LEY TO BE ASKED
ON LABOR SITUATION
Federals Fight Rebels.
Managua, Nicaragua.— Heavy lig h t
ing between government forces and
revolutionlsta was reported at El
Sauce, 60 miles north of Leon. The
government now has a large fordo of
men under arms. Mntiy persons have
been arrested for political activities.
ped 125 cars of pears from the Rogue
river valley, which Is about one-fourth
of the crop. It is expected that all of
the Rartletts will he picked and pack
ed by the end of the week. The work
of picking Howell pcara has begun in
some of the orchards, and the pickers
of the D'AnJous and Boses will be In
a week or ten days.
The dinner hour found Dan Falling
In the public library o f Hitches polls,
asking the girl who sat behind the
desk If he might look at maps of Ore
gon. He remembered that his grand
father had lived In southern Oregon.
He looked along the bottom of his mag
snd discovered a whole empire, rang
ing from gigantic snge plains to the
- 1 ..n o o
fn n iu fa
a ln ttff
t ilt »
I 'l l -
He Csuldn’t Find Linkvitl* on tbe Map.
his life. He wns rather tremulous and
exultant as he sank down Into his
He saw to It that at least a meas
ure of preparation was made for his
coming. That night a long wire went
out to the Chamber o f Commerce of
one o f the larger southern Oregon
cities. In It. he told the date o f his
arrival and asked certain directions.
He wanted to know the name of seme
mountain rancher where possibly he
might find honrd and room for the re
mainder o f the summer and the fall.
The further back from the paths of
men, he wrote, the greater would he
his pleasure. And he signed the wire
with his full name: Dan Falling, with
a Henry In the middle, and a "1X1” at
He usunlly didn't sign hi* name In
quite this manner. The people of
H'tchenpolls <lld not have particular
ly vivid memories o f Dan's grandfa
ther. But It might be that a legend
o f the gray, straight frontiersman who
wns his ancestor hnd still survived In
these remote Oregon wlbls. The nse
o f the full name would do no harm.
Instead o f hurting. It was a positive
Inspiration. The Chamber o f Com
merce of the busy little Oregon city
was not usually exceptionally Inter
ested In stray hunters that wnnted a
boarding place for the summer. Its
business was finding country homes
for orchardlsts In the pleasant river
valleys. But It happened that the re
cipient of the wire was one of the old
est residents, a frontiersman himself,
and It wns one o f the traditions of the
Old West that friendships were not
Dan Falling I had
been a legend In the old trapping and
■hooting day* when tbi* man waa
young. Ho It ratne about that when
Dan"» train *top|M-d at Cheyenne, he
found a telegram waiting hliu;
"Any relation to lain Falling of the
Dan had n«*ver heard o f the Ump
qua divide, but he couldn't doubt tint
that the nender o f the wire referred
to his grandfather. He wired in the
affirmative. The bead o f the Chamber
o f Commerce received the win-, rend
It, throat It Into' bl* desk, and In the
fare of a reully Important piece of
business proceeded to forget all about
It. Thu* It came about that, except
for one thing. Dan Falling would h*ve
probably stepped off the train at hi*
destination wholly unherahh-d and un
met. The one thing thnt changed hia
destiny was that at a meeting o f a
certain widely known fraternal outer
the next night, the Chamber of Com
merce crossed trail* wl»h the Frontier
tn the person o f another old resident
who had hla home In the farthest
reaches o f the Umpqua divide. The
latter asked the former to come np
for a few days’ shooting— the «leer be
ing fatter and more numerous than
any previous season since the days o f
"T/O busy. I'm afraid," the Cham
ber o f Commerce had replied. "But
Lennox— that reminds me. Do you
remember old Dan Failing?"
Lennox probe«I back Into the year*
for a single Instant, straightened ont
all the kinks of his memory tn less
time than the wind straighten* ont
the folds o f a flag, and turned a most
Interested face. “ Remember him !" he
exclaimed. “ 1 should say I do." The
middle-aged man half-dosed hla pierc
ing, gray eyea.
Listen, Steele," he said, " I saw Dan
Falllne make a bet once. I wns Just
a kid, but I wake up In my sleep to
marvel at It. W e had a full long
glimpse o f a black-tall bounding up a
long slope. It was Jnst a spike-buck,
and Dan Falling said he could take
the left-hand spike off with one shot
from hla old Sharpe’s. Throe o f ns
bet him— the whole thing In less then
With the next shi t,
he’d get the deer. He won the het.
and now If I ever forget I>un Falling.
I want to die."
“ You're Just the man I ’m looking
for. then. You're not going out till the
day after tomorrow T"
“ On the limited, hitting here tomor
row morning, there’s a grandson o f
Dan Falling. H I* name Is Dan Fall
ing. too, and he want» to go up to your
place to hunt. Stay all summer and
Lennox's eyes said that he couldn't
believe It was true. A fte r a while his
tongue spoke, too. “ Good Lord,” he
said. " I used to foller Dan around—
like old Shag, before he died, followed
Snowbird. O f course he can come.
But he can’t pay board "
It was rather characteristic of the
mountain men— that the grandson o f
Dan Falling couldn't possibly pay
board. But Steele knew the ways o f
cities and o f men, and he only smiled.
“ He won't come, then.” he explained.
"Anyway, have that out with him at
the end o f hla stay. He wants fish
ing. and you've got that tn the North
fork. Moreover, you're a thousand
miles back— ”
“ Only one hundred. If you must
know. But Steele—-do you suppose
he’s the man his grandfather was be
fore him— that all the Fallings have
been since the first days o f the Ore
gon trail? I f he Is— well, my hat's
off to him before he steps off the
The mountaineer's bronzed face wns
earnest and Intent In the bright lights
o f the club. Steele thought he had
known his breed. Now he began to
have doubts o f his own knowledge.
“ He won't b e ; don't count on It.” he
said humbly. “ The Fallings have done
much for this region, and I'm glad
enough to do a little to pay It back,
but don’t count much on this eastern
boy. He's lived In citie s ; besides, he's
a sick man. He said so In his wire.
You ought to know It before you take
The bronzed face changed; possibly
a shadow o f disappointment came In
to his eyes. “ A lunger, eh?” Lennox
repeated. “ Yes— It’s true that If he'd
been like the other Fallings, he’d never
have been that. Why, Steele, yon
couldn't have given that old man a
cold If you'd tied him In the Rogue
river overnight. O f course you couldn't
count on the line keeping up forever.
But H I take him, for the memory o f
“ Y’ ou're not afraid to?”
“ Afraid, h— 11 He can’t Infect those
two strapping children o f mine. Snow
bird weighs one hundred and twenty
pounds nnd Is hard as steel. Never
knew a sick day In her life. And you
know Bill, of course.”
D isappointm ent turned into
ra p tu re nt sight o f the wild
cou n try and through worm
w elcom e accorded by Silas
L en n ox, Don F e llin g 's ho-t,
ch aracterix* the next in stall
ment o f this story.
IT O B E C O N T IN U E D .)
Porpola* a Fa»* Swtmmtr.
There Is another mammal that I* so
fast no one has ever been able to find
out how fast he I*. This Is the por
poise. The porpol»e can do stunt» la
front of the fastest boat that travels
the bounding wave and when he la
through after several hour* « f clown
ing he flirts his tall and nonchalantly
speeds beyond the horizon. The por
poise wtll do hls trick* under the h..w
o f a nine-knot cargo tramp or a 22-
knot oroan greyhound. lie I* like the
antelope In that he s»-ts hi* pace ac
cording to the speml of the pursuei.