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THE MORNING OKEUOMAS, THURSDAY, AUGUST -7, 1913.
FAIR MAZAMA WINS
LAMB WITH SMILES
SCENES UPON WHICH MAZAMAS ARE FEASTING ON THE SLOPES OP MOUNT ADAMS.
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Herder Captivated and Moun
tain Climbers Provided
With Fresh Meet. "
PERMANENT CAMP PITCHED
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Beauties of Nature in " Vicinity of
Mouut Adams Threaten to De
prive Readers of Accounts of
Outing in Hills.
BY ANNE SHANNON MONROE.
CAMP RILEY, Monday Night, Aug. 4.
If this positively la the last letter
this season from tha Mazamas, don't
take it that we have been "swallowed
up by a crevasse; it merely will mean
that the writer has become possessed
Of a deadly what's-the-ueo spirit. You
really can't convey the situation by
words, and an attempt, even, is sickly
and futile. Words were made for lesser
things, in lesser places, and up here
one 1b just silent that is, sometimes.
Ws can exclaim over Cook Weston's
method of serving young lamb. Sh!
We didn't poach it. . A sheepherder. pre
sented it after he'd seen No. 34. You
know we number for the bigr march up
here, and we are enjoying1 the sprinsr
lamb, so not a word as to No. 84'b iden
tity. She smiled and we ate lamb and
w can exclaim over Mr. Yoran'a won
derful preparedness when we reached
here today, after a march up of 12
miles (by the pedometer).
Hourly, almost, we exclaim over the
excellent management of the entire out
ing committee, composed of 'IV W.
Benefiel, H. H. Prouty, W. C. Yoran, of
Eugene; Miss Fleming, Mr. L.. E. Ander
son and Mrs. Sheldon, who pulls the
wires from the Portland Hotel. All
these things are in the range of human
possibilities, and about . th-em we can
talk; but when It comes to. the Creator's
part who can say an adequate word?
Nature's Beauty Told,
Imagine a gradual grass-covered
lope with here and there charming
flats and hollows, surrounded or half
mooned by great black pines or firs,
and the old mountain (Adams) loow
lng up. white and vast, above us! Im
agine a snug little sleeping bag, cud
dling down on its pine bough bed, in
IZ of these nature-made cribs, with
nothing overhead but the stars, and
off to the south. Mount Hood, in one
of its most picturesque settings! Then,
for creature comforts imagine a per
fectly equipped cook tent, with modern
collapsible stoves, patent cookers and
every known convenience for comfort
and luxury in the woods.
The long table Just beyond is under
a pine-bough shelter, and provided with
half-log seats. Everything is as slick
and clean as a whistle, not a shadow
of debree, not a crumb carelessly
dropped as a lure to flies. Tents are
provided here and there near the groups
of sleeping bags, but it is barely likely
they will be used save in case of bad
weather; every one prefers the open
Mr. Yoran has passed a week getting
things in readiness. .
Comfort Is Unsurpassed.
One experienced camper in many
climes and camps declared he had never
before known such outdoor comfort
and convenience. The weather is crys
tal clear (I've used "crystal" a lot in
these letters, but everything up here
Is crystal and I haven t my thesaurus.
so what can I do about it?)
And what do you think happened Just
now as a grand finale? A slender new
moon, ah, far finer than you have in
town, actually swung right up between
two black pines. Just to show us that
there was one last touch to be given to
We are especially Jubilant tonight
because of more things than the moon.
Mr. Anderson told us last night to rise
at 4 A. M. prepared for a long, hard
"hike" to the permanent camp. We
were still lame from the big cave
"hikes," but we kept a stiff upper lip
and meant to make the best effort we
could, though we all went to sleep
nursing our feet and pressing adhesive
plasters to certain portions thereon.
We set out at 7 A. M. in two parties.
Party No. 1 was composed of those am
bitious hikers who fret restively under
a restraining gait. Party Iso. 2 was
composed of the others, who loudly in
sist that tiny came to the mountains
for the scenery and the botany talks of
Mr. Gorman and there b not a bit of use
hurrying anyway. But beautifully had
Mr. Anderson overdone the rigors of
Mo-it Hikers Beat Speeders.
We, the slow ones, climbed up gentle
slopes and rested in yellow pine
shade (the best in the world) and
walked sweetly and freshly into camp
at 3 P. M. he first arrivals! We were
almost too proud to eat! But after
our pride had had its fill, we remem
bered that we still loved our missing
ones and fired guns as signals.
An hour later, soaked in perspiration
and weary, they pulled themselves in
by their alpenstocks. Their ambition
had overshot the mark; they had gone
so fast they passed Riley camp and got
mixed up in the snow fields on above,
only to be recalled by the signaling
Not a brag have they bragged since,
10 of them, and neither did we crow
as we mopped their steaming brows
and fed them cooling drinks.
Mr. Rlddell said some things real
peevishly and we wonder what he
After this, when there's a "swift"
party and a "slow" party, I wonder
who will figure in the first!
Security I Felt.
A beautiful comfort about this Ma
nama Club is the feeding that an acci
dent I mean a real one can't possibly
happen. Experienced Mazama guides
are with every climbing party, and no
person or persons is allowed to
leave camp without depositing a state
ment in the postoffice box as to where
he is going. Every precaution is taken
against useless risk.
Another Joy about being all settled
in our permanent camp is the absence
of curious neighbors. We found out
at Trout Lake Just what the poor peo
ple suffer when the rich ones go slum
ming. Delegations of farmers' fami
lies filed over and watched us eat, and
watched us pack up. and actually, with
lanterns, filed through the "dormi
tories last night to watch us sleep.
They seem to think it's a most curi
ous bit of freakism for folks with
homes and beds to leave these joys and
hie to the wilds, there to crawl Into
canvas bags, and stretch out, slug-like.
here ana there over the country side,
and through a square of mosquito net
ting gaze up at the stars.
Inspection Contlaara Lrfite.
Till late they filed through, gazing
curiously at the spectacle, and making
commments, all oblivious of our feel
ings. Some of us are cured. We will
never go "slumming again.
And then the swimming pool! The
stream at Camp Riley races madlv bv
. In its rush to irrigate the lands lower
down, Ij'it it drops and pauses now and
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then, and, ah, the coldness and clear
ness (I won't say crystal again) when
one wades in! But, oh, the vigor of it!
The electric prickles and thrills after
ward! Yes, it s worth the half hoar s
shivering on the bank to make up your
Mr. "Bronaugh's little son George
celebrated his 11th birthday -yesterday
by a 20-mile "hike." This is George's
second trip with the Mazamas. His
father is starting him right, as all good
Mazama children should be started. He
4s husky and Belf-reliant and a credit
to the club.
Tomorrow Is to be a sort of rest day
in camp. That is, for the most of us.
At the oampflre tonight the announce
ment from Mr. Benefiel that breakfast
would be from 7 to 8 and nothing later
brought forth the anxious query frKn
Mr. Coursen: "Does that mean we can
eat from 7 to 8 steady"?" So it doesn't
take a prophet to foresee what kind of
a rest day the cook will have.
AGED INDIAN LOST 3 DAYS
Dr. Johnson and Squaw, Botb Past
100, Find Way to Wigwam.
NEWPORT, Or., Aug. 6. (Special.)
The two oldest Indians on Sileta
reservation. Dr. Johnson, aged 104, and
his common-law wife, Susannah- Jack,
aged 100, who were lost three days and
nights in Siletz forest, have Just found
their way back to the tribe. They were
picking berries and lost their way on
account of poor sight.
The Indians were in a critical con
dition on reaching their' wigwam, as
they had eaten nothing but berries and
roots for three days.
Dr. Johnson is said to " have once
fought with a cinnamon bear. The
heads of the' Indian and the bear wera
spilt. The bear died.
Fanner Sets Fire; Fined.
CHEHALIS, Wash.,: Aug. 6. (Special.)
Because he set his slashing afire
contrary to law, Gus Lund, a farmer
living near Winlock, yesterday paid
two fines in Justice Westover's court.
For violating the law Lund paid 125
and costs, amounting to $2.75. For
damaging telephone poles belonging to
the Northwestern Telephone Company
he had to pay an additional $28. The
complaints were made by C. P. Round
tree, Deputy State Fire Warden for
Lewis County. -
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How often you bear some one say:
"My glasses don't fit me." Hundreds
are buying such glasses every day.
Cheap Prices Attract Some t Can
ning Pretense Catches Others.
If you1 don't happen to know some
ne who wears Dayton's glasses, we
vili gladly furnish you ample refer-
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ABE'S LIFE SAVED
Doctor Works Over Youngster
Who Falls in Pond.
FLOUR MILL. IS HURRIED
First Plant Fast Nearing Comple
tion and Proprietors Hope to
Have It in Operation by Time
New Wheat Crop Arrives.
REDMOND, dr., Aug. C (Special.)
A 14-months-old child of Mr. and Mrs.
Finis Woods, living north of th city,
wandered away from the house Mon
day and fell into a pond on the prem
ises, near their barn. When found, the
little one was floating in the water,
face down,' and no signs of lifs were
Dr. Hosch was sent for. and he mads
a record run to the Woods' farm in
his auto. He worked over the child for
45 minutes before any signs of life were
apparent, but he finally succeeded in
paving the child.
The little one had fallen into the
same pond before, but was rescued be
fore losing consciousness.
POLK FAIR JS PROMOTED
Last of Series of Meetings, - Held at
Rickreall, Boosts Event.
RICKREALL, Or., Aug. 6. (Special.)
The last of a series of meetings to
arouse interest in the coming Polk
County Fair was held in the city hall
in this place last evening, and the
crowds, which came in automobiles and
buggies from all the -sections of the
county, were so large that this city
was unable to take care of the visitors.
The Dallas and Rickreall bands fur
nished music, and the programme con
sisted of local talent.
That results have been accomplished
in securing an interest in the Fall ex
hibit has been demonstrated clearly by
inquiries received by County School
Judge Bradshaw Overrules Demurrer.
HOOD RIVER. Or AUfT. s. Sna
cial.) judge Bradshaw, of The Dalles.
today overruled the demurrer recently
filed by County Court Clerk Hanson
and his attorneys in the mandamus
proceedings brought by Attorney Stark.
of this city, asking that the clerk be
compelled to receive for filing a peti
tion to invoke the referendum on the
bill passed by the last Legislature rais
ing the salaries of a number of officials
of this county. Clerk, Hanson declared
that the petition was irregular, a num
ber of the signatures not appearing in
proper lorm. The defendant is given
i gays in wmcn to answer.
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