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I T was after a hunting dinner, and there
were as many scarlet coats as black
ones around tho table. 'The conversa-
tlon over the cigars had turned, therefore,
in the direction of horses and horsemen,
with reminiscences of phenomenal runs.
The master had told one or two tall remi
niscences, and when he cleared his throat
for another we were all curious, for he
was a bit of an artist In his way.
"It was before I wad master," said he.
"Sir Charles Adair had the hounds at that
time. It may possibly have been just after
Lathom took the hounds over, but my
strong Impression Is that it was in Adair's
time. That would be early In the '70s,
about '72, I should say.
"I dare say that some of you can re
member Danbury "Walter Danbury, or
Wat Danbury, as people used to call him.
He was the son of old Joe Danbury, of
High Ascombe, and when his father died
he came into a very good-thing. It was
but a few hundred acres, but It was good,
arable land, and thoso were great days
"This young "Wat Danbury was a very
'nne fellow, keen rider and thorough
sportsman, but his head was a little
turned and he went the pace for a year or
two. There was a hard-drinking set in
the neighborhood at that time, and Dan
bury got drawn In among them; and, being
an amiable fellow, he very soon took to
drinking a great deal more than was good
for him. It really looked as If the poor
chap were going to the bad when a very
curious thing happened, which pulled him
up with such a sudden Jerk that he never
put his hand upon the neck of a whisky
"Being a tough, open-air fellow, who
was always as hard as a nail. It was sel
dom that there was anything amia? with
him; but at last the drink began to tell,
and he awoke one morning with his hands
shaking and all his nerves tingling like
overstretched fiddlestrings. He was very
much alarmed at his own condition, and
he sent for Dr. Middleton, of Ascombe, the
father of the man who practices there
"Middleton had been a great friend of
old Danbury's, and he was very sorry to
see his son going to the devil; so he Im
proved the occasion by taking his case
very seriously. He "shook his head and
talked about the possibility of delirium
tremens, or even of mania. "WSt Danbury
was horribly frightened.
" 'Do you think I am going to get any
thing of the sortr he walled.
" 'Well, really, I don't know. said the
doctor, gravely. 'I cannot undertake to
say that you are out of danger. At any
time during the day you might have those
grave symptoms of which I warn you.'
" 'You think I shall be safe by evening?
' 'If you drink nothing during the day
and have no nervous symptoms before
evening, I think you may consider your
self safe,' the doctor answered.
" 'What symptoms may I expect?' asked
" 'It generally takes the form of optical
" I see specks floating all about'
" 'That is mere biliousness,' said the
doctor, soothingly, for he did not wish to
overdo it I dare say that you will have
no symptoms of the kind, but when they
do come they usually take the shape of
insects or reptiles or curious animals.'
" 'And if I see anything of the kind?'
" 'If you do you will at once send for
me.' And so, with a promise of medicine,
the doctor departed.
"Young Wat Danbury rose and dressed
and moped about the room feeling very
miserable and unstrung. It Is not very
exhilarating to be watching for symptoms
and to keen on .rlanr n7 vnr
and to keep on glancing at your bootjack
to see whether it is still a bootjack or
whether It has begun to develop antennae
and legs. At last he could stand It no
longer. "Why should he stay Indoors when
the Ascombe Hunt was meeting within a
half mile of him? If he was going to
have these delusions which the doctor
talked of. he would not have them the
sooner nor -the worse because he was on
horseback In the open. And so It came
about that in ten minutes he was In his
hunting kit and In ten more he was rid
ing out of his stable yard with his roan
mare Matilda between his knees. He was
a little unsteady In the saddle just at
first but the further he went the better
he felt until by the time, he reached the
meet his head was almost clear, and
there was nothing troubling him except
tnose naunung words of - the doctor s
about tho possibility of delusions any time
"It was Just the morning for a scent
no wma to blow it away, no water to
wash it out and just damp enough td
naKo it cling. There was a field of 40.
all Keen men and good riders.
"When they came to Black Hancrer the
field took their positions along the cover
siae wnerevcr they thought that they
were most likely to cot a pood start.
Young Wat Danbury knew the country
jiko tne paim of his hand, so he made
for a place where several drives Intcr-
aei-ieu. una mere ne wauea. xic had a
reeling that the faster and the f urthor he
galloped the better he should be. His
mare. too. was In the height of fettle
and one of the fastest goers In the coun
try Wat was a splendid lightweight
ncer, and the mare was a powerful
creature, all quarters and shoulders, lit
to carry a life guardsman. It was a well
trained paclt, and there n'as not so much
as a whine to tell you that 40 hound3
were working all round you.
"And suddenly there came one long
drawn yell from one of them, and It was
taken up by another and another until
within a few seconds the whole nack was
giving tongue together and running on a
not scent. Danbury saw them stream
across one of the drives and disappear
upon the other side, and an instant later
the three red coats of the hunt servants
nasnea after them upon the same line.
Bight through the wood they went in a
cee-iine, galloping with their faces
brushed by their horses' manes as they
stooped under the branches. It's uclv
going, as you know, but you can take a
risk when you catch an occasional glimpse
01 me pacK running with" a breast-hieh
scent; so in and out they dodged, until
uie woou oegan to thin at -the edces. and
they found themselves in the long bottom
where the river runs. It Is clear going
mere upon grassland, and the hounds were
running very strong about 200 yard6
ahead, keeping parallel with tho stream.
Danbury. with the hunt servants, had a
clear lead, and they never lost it Two
of the field got on terms with them. Par
son Geddes on a big 17-hand bay, and
Squiro Foley, who rode as a feather
weight and made his hunters out of cast
thoroughbreds from the Newmarket sales;
but the others never had a look-in from
start to flnlsh, for there -was no chock
and nb pulling, and it was clear cross
coluntry racing from start to finish. If
you had drawn a line right across the
map with a pencil you couldn't go
stralghter than that fox ran. heading for
the South Downs and the sea, and the
hounds ran as surely as If they were to
view, and yet .from the beginning no one
ever saw tne fox.
"There were six of them in the front
row: Parson Geddes, Squire Foley, the
huntsman, two whips and Wat Danbury.
who had forgotten all about his head and
the doctor by this time. One of the whips
dropped back as some of the hounds tailed
off. and that brought them down to five.
Then Foley's thoroughbred strained her
self and he had to take n back, seat But
the other four were still going strong,
and they did four or fivo miles down the
river flat at a rasping pace, By the
time they came to the" bridge the whole
field was out of sight and these four had
the hunt to themselves.
"The for had crossed the bridge for
foxes do not care to swim a chilly river
any more, than humans do and from that
point he had streaked away southward. It
is broken country, rolling heaths, down
one slope and up another. This sort of
switchback work is killing work for a big, j
KING OF TfHrk FOXES,
i long-striding hunter Huch as-one wants In
Midlands. Anyhow, It was too much for
j Parson Geddes 17-hacd hay. and. though
he tried the Irish trick for he was a rare
keen sportsman of . running up tho hills
uy nis norse s neaa, it was all to no use,
and he had to give It up.
The country got worse and worse, and
the hills were steeper and more thickly
covered In heather and bracken. The
horses were over their hocks all the time,
and the place was pitted with rabbit holes.
As they raced down one slope, the hounds
were always flowing up the opposite one,-
and never a glimpse did they get of the
fox, although, they knew very well that
he must be only a very short way ahead
for the scent to lie so strong. And then
Wat Danbury heard a crash and a thud
at his elbow, and looking around he saw
a pair of white cords and top-boo ta kick
ing out of a tussock of brambles. The
whip's horse had stumbled, and the whip
was out of the running. Danbury and the
huntsman eased down and then, seeing
they turned and settled into their saddles
"There was a pasture country beyond
tho heather slopes, and for several miles
the two riders were either losing ground
as they fumbled with thefr crop-handles
at the bars of gates, or gaining It again
as they galloped over the fields. Then
they were down in a hard lane, where they
had to slacken their pace, and through
a farm where a man came shouting ex
citedly after them; but they had no time
to stop and listen to him, for tho hounds
were on some plowland, only two fields
ahead. It was sloping upward that
plowland, and the horses were oyer their
fetlocks in the red. soft -soil. When they
reached the top they were blowing'-badly,
but a grand valley sloped before them.
leaaing up to the open country of the
South Downs. Between, there lay a belt
of pine woods, 'into which the hounds
mcie BLiuujjiiuK, running now m a long,
straggling line and shedding one here and
uiib tm.it: as wy ran. jaui naiitne pacK
were still going well, though the pace and
distance had both been tremendous two
"There was a drive through the plne-i
wooa one or those green, slightly rutted
drives where a horse can get the last
yard out of itself, for the ground is hard
enough to give him clean going and yet
springy enough to help him. Wat Dan
bury got alongside of the huntsman and
they galloped together with their stirrup
irons touching and the hounds within a
THE FINEST PRINTING SHOP IN
ASHINGTON. Juno 7. (Special
Correspondence.) About the 1st of
December the new Government
Printing Office, erected in this city, will
be completed and ready for occupancy.
This' Immense structure of dark red
brick, occupying the greater portion of a
city block, and covering one and three
quarter acres, has been building since
June 24, 1893. The work of construction
has been carried on under supervision of
the Army Engineers, and to their credit
it may be said that no more substantial
building Is today to be found in the Na
The Government Printing Office, the
home of the Congressional Record, the
great print shop that turns out all Gov
ernment reports, the annual reports of all
departments and all bureaus, and the most
1 IZ "7" U "'-'
Kcountry. is. at the close of the year, to
rnmnTatnlr AAiilnnn.1 1 . i . 1
vacate cramped and unsafe quarters, for
this moaern seven-story building. Impos
ing as it is, the new printing office Is
built on simple lines, the architect hav
ing kept in view throughout the fact that
It is to be an immense work shop. Utility
has been made paramount; ornamentation
has been subordinated.
Being a modern building in every sense
of tho word, the new printing office Is of
the steel frame class of structures. Hav
ing to undergo hard use, the greatest
care was exercised In securing Arm foun
dations and Insuring solidity In construc
tion from cellar to roof. The steel
structural work Is believed to be equal
If not superior to anything of the kind
anywhere. Every care was taken to make
this portion of the building as perfect as
possible, and quantities of steel were at
times rejected, when they did not come up
to the standard of the requirements.
Structure for "All Time."
The greatest solidity of construction was
rendered necessary from the fact that a
great deal of heavy machinery is to be
placed In the building and extremely
heavy weights of metal and paper were
to be provided for. The fear of Are has no
possible place in the mind of the most im
aginative in relation to the new building.
It is Areproof to the utmost extent, the
steel work being protected so that In case
of heat being generated by the burning of
any material that might be placed In the
building. It could not affect the strength
of the structure by thewarplng of tho
metal. In every other way. neither time
nor money has been spared to make the
structure one of those that can be said to
have been erected for "all time."
The exterior of the building is finished
in dark red brick, but all Interior work,
in the courts and areas have been made
bright by the use of white glazed bricks,
which also provide a clean surface. The
architect who designed the building has
been complimented for the beauty and
simplicity of Its lines, making it alto
gether the. most beautiful home of a
printing office of Its size in the world.
To construct the building 10.000,000 brick
were used, together with 12.000.0CO pounds
of steel. The floors are supported by the
steel frame, the outer walls answering
but little purpose except to inclose the
structure. The average height of the
building is 123 feet In the building -are
370 steel columns, which enable the floors
to stand a load of 85,000,000 pounds, which
Is largely in excess of any weight It will
be required to place upon them. Ventila
tion is produced by means of electric fans,
and for the quick movement of the large
corps of workmen and for the transfer of
material there are 12 electric elevators.
For the illumination of the building at
night there will be 7000 incandescent elec
tric lights. A complete system of tele
phones will be installed, so that every por
tion of tho building will have facilities
for quick communication. In order to
provide for this Immense network of wires
for lighting and telephoning without any'
unsightly effect false ceilings ha'e been
provided throughout the building, through
which the wires will run.
The printing office is to be heated by
steam, about 750,000 pounds of steel pipe
being used for that purpose. The steam
radiators have been placed in recesses
under the window sills. In order ihat
they may not bo In the way. Under th
system of ventilation fresh olr will enter
unaer me wmuow sins. Foul air will S
carried out from each floor by stacks
running up the middle of all of the big
Even an Ice plant has been furnished to
provldo drinking water, all of which is
to be filtered. A crematory for dls nos
ing of refuse .and for heating the vast
quantities ot water that will be ne
for binding and for other operations, has
aju oeon installed..
Xo Llntoypes Here.
For many years prior to the time the
appropriation was made Congress was
urged to make provision for a new Gov
ernment printing office. This Immense
establishment long since outgrew the
cramped quarters, immediately adjoining
the new building. Moreover, the nM nrint.
lng office, from long years of use, had
become badly worn and Its strentrth im
paired. There was not sufficient room
for the great corps of printers, and the
spaco allotted to the bindery, where all
hundred yards of them
1 " -We have It all to ourselves said he.
Its the fastest run I ever had In mr
' "And the fastest that ever I ad. and
that means more,' said the old huntsman.
But what licks me is that we've never
'ad a look at the beast. 'E must leave an
amazln scent be'ind Mm when these
'ounds can follow Mm like this, and yet
none of us Vive seen Mm when we've ad
a clear 'alf mile view In front of us.
"They had followed the hounds on to
0ne of the side tracks which led out of
the main drive, and that divided Into a
smaller track still, where the branches
switched across their faces as they went
and there was barely room for one horse
i at a time. wt Tianhur,. tv
ana ne neara tne huntsman s horse clump
ing along heavily behind him, while his
own mare was going with Jess spring
than when she had started. And then he
looued up. and there was a heavy wooden
stile at the end of the narrow track.
ing down to it which was far too thick
to break through. The hounds were run
ning clear upon the grassland on the
other side, and you were bound either to
get over that stile or lose sight of them,
for tho pace was too hot to let you go
"Well. Wat Danbury was not the lad to
flinch, and at It he went full split like
a man who means what he Is doing. She
rose gallantly to It rapped It hard with
her front hoof, shook him on to her with
ers, recovered herself, and was over. Wat
had hardly got back Into his saddle when
there was a clatter behind him like the
fall of a woodstack, and there was the
top bar In splinters, the horse on Its belly,
and the huntsman on hands and knees
half a dozen yards In front of him. Wat
pulled up for an instant, for tho fall was
a smasher; but he saw old Joe spring to
his feet and get to his horse's bridle! The
j norse staggered up, but the moment it
put one foot In front of tho other Wat
i saw mat it was hopelessly lame a slipped
snouiaer and a six-weeks' job. Joe was
shouting to him not to lose the hounds,
so off he went again, the one solitary
survivor of the whole hunt
"The pack, or what was left of thnm
, had got a bit ahead during this time; but
uaa .a-ciear view oi tnem on the down
land. There were two miles over the
greea shoulder of a hill, a rattle down a
stony, deep-rutted country lane, a- jump
through over a five-foot brook, a cut
through a hazel copse, a couple of gates
Government reports were bound after
coming from the presses, was particu
larly Inadequate. A number, of buildings
had to be rented as warehouses for the
storage of paper and of plates that were
to be preserved. This caused consider
able Inconvenience and much delay. The
new building win. for the present at
least, accommodate the entire printing
office and afford ample space for all de
partments. It Is a well-known fact that the Govern
ment printing office Is the only large
modern printing-house In the United
States that has all typesetting done by
hand. Congress has legislated against
the installation of typesetting machines,
and even the daily issue of the Congres
sional Record Is set up by hand. Con
gress recognizes that in the Government
printing office there Is room for a vast
number of appointees, most of whom
would be discharged If typesetting ma
news of soeiETy
the last fortnight In this city with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Myers, left
here on Monday for Portland, where she
will spend a few days before returning
id ner nome in aaiem.
Mrs. Joseph T. Peters entertained the
JMahonla Club on Tuesday evening by
giving a tally-ho drive for an hour or
two. after which her guests were enter
tained at supper at residence on Liberty
sireeu in aaaiuon to me club members
about 20 gentlemen were also entertained.
Airs. Anna Reckmeycr and her two
aaugnters. the Misses Ethel and Emma,
after a year's absence at Osceola, ?eb..
reiurnea nere last Monday.
Miss Cora Baker, of Portland, and Mrs.
M. A. Baker, of McMInnvllle, were the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. H. Hunter here
Mrs. Mollie Wolfe, of San Francisco, is
visiting .Mrs. z. lArge, of this place.
Miss Lelo Kicklin Is visiting the family
oi xr. c. a. uelger.
Miss Codlno Cole, after an eltrht months'
absence attending the Hoffmyer Seminary,
ac uaKiand, uai., nas returned here.
The Order of the Native Daughters gave
an entertainment in their hall last Tues
day night The programme consisted of
instrumental and vocal music Refresh
ments were served.
Thomas Schoolcraft and Miss Dora M.
Hubbert of DiJley, were marled at the
Methodist Church at that place last Wed
nesday night Rev. W. F. Gordon, of Sa
lem, officiating. The bride has been the
Southern Pacific Railroad ticket agent at
uiiiey tor several years.
At the home of the bride's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. John Vanderzanden, atVerboort,
last Tuesday, Miss Mary was united in
marriage to Mr. Albert Spearing, of
i-reenviue, Rev. Father Verhaag officiat
Miss Ona Estes returned home from
Mrs. George E. Martin is visiting her
parents at Canby.
Mr. Charles Huesey, of Portland, visited
in this city last week.
Miss Nltla, Chamberlln of Albany is vis
iting mends in this city.
Mrs. George Cable and little daughter
are visiting relatives In Brownsville.
Miss Ivella McCormlck. of Portland. Is
visiting her friend. Miss Edith Hamblin.
Mrs. .F. E. Rogers, returned home from
Portland "Wednesday from a visit to her
Mrs. Austin Adams returned home to
Astoria Monday afternoon after a visit
with relatives. '
W. Lair Thompson, of Albany, returned
to his home Monday after a few days'
visit with friends.
Mrs. Daisy Sbaul returned to Portland
Thursday, after a few days' visit with
Mrs. W. a Miller.
Mrs. J. D. Hamilton, of Rosebunr. Is
tho guest of Mrs. C A. Minor, of this
city. . r
Miss Nora Matlock left Tuesday mom.
Ing for Hlllsboro. to visit Miss Ftni-Anm
Mrs. Tom Quald. and dauchter. Mfa
Katie, left Tuesday morning for South
ern "California, to spend the Summer.
Miss Bertha AdWns and Miss Essie
Leezer are visaing In Milton, where they
went to attend commencement exercises.
Mrs. Henry Blackman and son Able left
Saturday morning for San Francisco, to
spend the Summer with relatives and
Mrs. E. M. Shutt and son Lawrence
have gone to Chicago and from there
will go to Pennsylvania to visit Mr
Shutt's old home. i
Mrs. A. C Gelger and two children, ac
companied by her mother, Mrs. H. H
Spauldlng, of Salem, left Saturday morn
By A. CQ7NAM DOCjLE
to open, and then the green, unbroken
" Well.' said Wat Danbury to himself,
I'll see this fox run into or I shall see
11 drowned, for It's all clear going now
between this and the chalk cliffs which
line the sea.'
"Danbury was galloping hard over the
short springy turf, when he came over
the lip of a little hollow, and there was
a dark clump of wood lylns Jn frnt ot
and beneath him. There was only a dozen
hounds still running, and they were just
disappearing' among the trees. The gun
light was shining straight upon the long,
olive-green slopes which curved down to
ward this wood, and Danbury, who had
the eyes of a hawk, swept them over
this great expanse; but there was noth
ing moving upon It Either the fox must
have gone to ground in the wood or the
hounds' noses must be at his very brush,
A few minutes afterward Danbury was
galloping into tho firwood.
"The wood was very closely planted,
and so dim that he could hardly see to
right or to left out ot tho narrow path
down which he was riding. A kind of
chill suddenly struck Wat Dmbury, and
It flashed through his mind that there
had been some very singular points about
this run Its length and its straightness.
and tho fact that from the first find no
one hid ever caught a glimpse of the
creature. Some silly talk whlci bad
been going round the country about the
kind of foxes a sort of demon fox, so
fast that Jt could outrun any pack and so
fierce that they could do nothing with it
if they overtook it suddenly came back
into his mind. The 'nervousness which
had been on. him in tho morning and
which ho had hoped that he had shaken
off swept over hlra again In an overpow
ering -wive. He would have given ten
pounds now to have had Joe Clarke's
homely face beside him. And then. Just
at that moment, there broke out from the
thickest part of the wood the most
frantic hullaballoo that ever he had
heard In his life. Tho hound3 had run
into their fox.
"Wat Danbury tried to force his mare
through the trees to the place where all
this hideous screaming and howling came
from, but the wood was so thick that it
was impossible- to ride. He sprang off.
therefore, left the mare standing and
broke his way through as best he could,
with hi3 hunting lash ready overt his
shoulder. But as he ran forward he felt
his flesh go cold and creepy all over.
He had heard hounds run Into foxes
chines were installed. Therefore, the ad
herence to the old method.
It may be noted In this connection that
the plates from which Government pub
lications are printed are never destroyed,
provided the work Is of any particular
Importance. No more Is the original
copy placed In the printers' hands de
stroyed when a work Is completed and
the edition has been Issued. These safe
guards are taken to guard against error
and to enable the authorities properly to
place the blame, where inaccuracies do
occur. This in Itself requires a vast
space for storage purposes alone.
BlKKCHt "SVnse Employer.
Some Idea of the scope of the Govern
ment printing office can be gleaned from
a few figures taken from the last annual
report of the Public Printer.. Tho total
expenditure for this office, covering labor,
material, paper, lithographing and en
gravlng. during the past year was 55.S29,-
Continued" From Page
ing for Topeka, Kan., whero they will
Miss Fay Bartholomew left Tuesday.
uiuriuns lor Portland, to visit a month
with the family of William Dunn. Miss
iuraie jjunn win return home with her.
From Hot Lake.
Mr. G. W. Tape, of the famous Hot Lake
resort, on the main lino of the O R &
N. Co.'s through Eastern line. In Union
County. Oregon, visited Portland on Wed
nesday last The company In charge of
this popular resort has expended during
the past 12 months over $70,000 in general
Improvements. They have completed the
refitting and refurnishing of a strictly
modern hotel of 70 rooms. The waters of
the spring that feeds Hot Lake are of a
temperature 7S degrees higher than the
waters of the famous Hot Springs of Ar
kansas. The flow at the Hot Lake Spring
is four times the regular flow ,ot the
Arkansas Hot Springs. Hot Lake was
known to the earliest settlers of Oregon
and at the time of the first settlements
on the Columbia River it was already fa
mous for the remedial effects of Its waters".
This lake Is mentioned in Washington
living's "Astoria." It Is the hope of the
present company to build up jit Its site
one of tho greatest sanitariums in the
Mrs. T. G. Dabney has gone to Yreka,
Mrs. C. Schmidt and grandson. Gharles,
left Saturday for Galena,- 111.
Miss Helen Bell, of Snoicnmvrio viattincr
pier sister,' Mrs. IL E. Huntington.
Mrs. J. B. Watts and Miss Flossie
Shambrook are visiting in Portland.
Mrs. B. W. Bates and sister. Miss Ona
Sloper, are visiting relatives in Riddles.
Mrs. A. Cornutt of Colfax, Wash., is
visiting her sister, Mrs. Harrison Conn.
Mrs. C. W. Bradford and little daugh
ter have returned from a visit In College
Miss Vera Smith, of Spokane, was vis
iting her sister here this' week, Mrs, P. M
Mrs. F. L. Vaughn, after a short visit
with Mrs. Johnnie Beckley, left Tuesday
for her home in Los Angeles.
Miss Helen Stelwer, of Jefferson, is vis
iting friends in this city.
Miss Mabel Jones, of Salcin, Is in the
city attending commencement exarclses.
Mrs. Sarah Cauthorn arrived -ma
from a seven months' trip In Washington
After a two weeks' visit with Corvallls
friends, Miss OIHe Sklptoh returned Mon
day to Salem.
Mrs. N. B. Avery arrived last week from
California, where she spent the Winter
with relatives and friends.
Captain C. B. Hardin was inlno t.,-
day by Mrs. Hardin and children. Their
former home was Colorado.
Mrs. G. A. Covell and Mrs. A. t.
ly were hostesses at sin "at ,v
Wednesday afternoon at -the residence of
Mrs. Knisely, on College HI1L The guests
Mr. Carl Cooley. of Pendleton. iilTn ths
Miss Frances Murphy Is vlsltlncr frion
Mrs. C M. Bushnell. of Town., is iHKu
Ing in this city.
Mrs. Edward Blythe. of TTnnri -rwk i
the guest of Miss Mary R. Stewart
Miss Gertrude O'Brien return pd Tues
day from a several weeks' visit in Salem.
The Shirtwaist Club SDent an
able afternoon Thursday. June 31. vrity,
Miss Mary Stewart
Miss Pet Marshall je turned
day from Eugene, where she has been
attending the nnlverslty.
The class of 19M of Albany Collet v
a delightful reception and banquet to the
JTJ3TE 14, 1903.
j many times before, but he had never
j heard such sounds as these. Tho- vp
not the cries of triumph, but of fear. Even?
now and then "came a shrill cry of mortal
agony. Holding his breath, h& Tan on
until he broke through the Interlacing
branches and found himself In a little
"Tho hounds were standing in a half
circle round a bramble-patch with their
backs bristling and their Jaws gaping, in
front of the brambles lay one of them
with his throat tern out Wat came
running- out Into the clearing, and at the
sight of him the hounds toolf heart again
and one of them sprang with a growl into
the bushes. At the eame instant a crea
ture the size of a donkey jumped on to Its
feet a- huge gray head, with monstrous
glistening fangs and tapering fox Jaws,
shot out from among the branches, and
the hound was . thrown several feet Into
the air. and fell howling among the
cover. Then there was a clashing snap
like a rat trap closing, and the. howls
sharpened into a scream and then were
"Danbury had been on the lookout for
symptoms alf day, and now he had found
them. He looked once more at the
thicket, saw a pair of savage red eyes
fixed upon him, and fairly took to his
heels. It might only be a passing delu
sion, or It might be the permanent mania
of which the doctor had spoken; but any
how, the thing to do was to get back to
bed and to quiet, and to hope for the
best He sprang upon his mare, galloped
her madly over the downs, and only
stopped when he found himself at a coun
try station. There he left his mare at the
Inn, and made back for home as quickly as
steam would take him. tl was evening
before he got there, shivering with -apprehension
and seeing those red eyes and
savage teeth at every turn. He went
straight to bed and send for Dr. Middle
ton. " Tve go 'em. doctor,' said he. 'It came
about exactly as you said strange crea
tures, optical delusions and everything.
All I ask you now is to save my reason.'
"The doctor listened to Ijls story and
was shocked as ho heard it.
" 'It appears to be a very clear case,'
said he. 'This must be a lesson to you for
" 'Never a Crop again if I onlv come
safely through this,' cried Wat Danbury.
" 'Well, my dear boy. if you will stick
to that it may prove a blessing in dis
guise. You see. it is not as if there was
only one delusion. There have been several.
The New Government BufldW at "Washington
Where 5500 Persons Will Be Employed.
&, a greater sum than was ever before
expended In a single year, and nearly
double the expenditure of ten years ago.
The estimates for the current year
reached a total of $6,235,137, out of which
f4.239.171 Is to go for wages of printers,
typesetters, binders, etc.. and 5743,635 for
paper. During the previous year there
was paid out In wages a total of $4,073,404
exclusive of 515.2S1 In salaries of the Pub
lic Printer and hi3 corps of clerks
Enough Is shown to give some idea of
the scale on which Uncle Sam engages In
the printing business. This conception
may be made clearer when It Is stated
that during the past year the Govern
ment printing efflce, exclusive of Its
branches, employed about 5500 persons
men and women, at varying salaries and
at all sorts of employment called Into
play In a high printing office. The Gov
ernment printing office supports more
families than any other one office In
senior class, Friday, June 12, at the col
Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Ingle are visiting
relatives in Corvallls.
Mrs. Albert Welch, of Portland, was a
guest of Mra. A. s. Auterson last Satur
day. Dr. Robert Armes Is home from Portland
for a few days' visit with his mother, Mrs.
M. E. Armes.
Miss Myrtle Trask left Sunday for a
few days' visit with her. brother, S. E.
Trask, and family, in Corvallls.
Mrs. J. J. Hall gave a party ather
home Wednesday evening in honor Fllr.
Hall's birthday. About 25 guests were
present The evening was pleasantly
spent In progressive games, first prizes
being won by Mrs. Doud and Miss Rich
mond, while the consolation prizes were
awarded to Messrs. Todd and Armes. Ice
cream and cake were served.
Miss Bertha McDevitt is visiting her
sister, Mrs. George Conkey.
Miss Daisy Freeman, of Portland, is
visiting with her cousin, Miss Lela Her
ren. Mrs. Clarence Ireland and Miss Ida
Hubbard were visiting friends in Salem
Messrs. Gortmaker, Rlckert Rev. A.
C. McCauley, and Mr. . Graham, of 1)a
Kota. are in Independence, visiting with
the Dickinsons, who recently came to this
place and purchased farms.
Mr. and ..Mrs. Bayard Merrill returned
to Independence. Monday. Mr. Merrill
has been in Tacoma for some time, and
returning married Miss Ivy Haley, for
merly of Independence, The ceremony
occurred at Portland. -
At the home of thei bride's parents at
Troutdale, Or., June 10, Edward A. Hul
burt and- Miss Carrio E. Shepard were
united in marriage, Rev. J. L. Burns of
ficiating. Guests were served with deli
cious refreshments aftocthe ceremony.
Major Charles Humphreys has returned
to Fort Stevens.
Lieutenant' Robert F. Jackson, Third
Cavalry. Is now at Vancouver Barracks.
Captain, -W. Wright, of ,the Seventh In
fantry, who was a witness before thef cen-
eral court-martial, has left for Fort Davis;
Assistant Surgeon L. M. Hathaway also
left on the 6th Inst for the same destina
tion, having been ordered there for dutv
at that post,. -
Lieutenant-Colonel T. E. Wilcox. Chief
Surgeon of the Department, left Saturday
for Alaska, to make the annual inspection
of medical stores jit the various posts.
A delightful picnic was given by Mrs.
K. Johnson, on Tuesday, to a number of
the young, people of the garrison. . Supper
was served in a pretty grave of trees six
miles up the Columbia, and the return trip
was made by moonlight
Mrs. E. J. Field' went to. Hoqulam
Tuesday to visit her daughter, Miss Ella
Miss Abbie Lynn, who has been attend
ing the Normal School at Whatcom, re
turned home this week.
Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Freeman returned
Saturday from Seattle, where they have
lieen -visiting for some time.
Rev. Mr. Arkley returned last Thursday
from Los Angeles, Cal., where he has
been attending tho General Assembly.
The Binkley Ladles' Cornet Band gives
an entertainment for the benefit of the
new Methodist Episcopal Church Friday
evening, June 26.
Mrs. A. C. Ennls and daughter Ina'are
visiting friends in Snohomish,
Mra. A. J. West wife of the Mayor, has
gone to Tacoma for a brief visit
Mrs. S. C. Maker and Miss Mabel Mc
Klnley entertained on Friday evening in
The dead dogs, for example, roust have
been oaa as well as the creature in the
" I saw It all as clearly as I see you,
" 'One of the characteristics of this form
of dellmlum Is that what you see is even
clearer than reality. I was wondering
whether the whole run was not a delusion
"Wat Danbury pointed to his hunting
boots still lying upon the floor, flecked
with the splashing of two counties.
" 'Hum! That looks very real, certainly.
.No doubt, in your weak state, you over
exerted yourself, and so brought this, at
tack upon yourself. Well, our treatment Is
clear. You will take the soothing mix
ture which I will send to you and we shall
.put two leeches
- vuiiu m-
"So. Wat bnnhiirv . nort tv. .1.1.1
tossing about and reflecting what asensl
tlve thing this machinery of ours Is and
X. , i"ou:u 11 13 w Piay tricks with
what Is so easily put out of eear and .
difficult to mend. So he lay. tossing and
still repentant, when his do'or flew open
In the morning and In rushed the doctor
with a newspaper crumpled up In his
" 'My dear boy,' he cried. I owe you 1
thousand nnnlntrti Vnn'w v. ,
, . i. c mi; uiu9i ni-
used lad and I the greatest numbskull in
tne country. Listen tn thi v
down upon the side of the bed and began
-ine paragraph was headed. 'Disaster
to the Ascombe Hounds.' and it went on
to say that four of the hounds, shockingly
torn and mangled, had been found In
inton Fir wood, upon the South Downs,
although the cause of their extraordinary
Injuries Was Still linl(nrrn .
said the doctor 'that T was wrong when
a. j ueau nounas amonff the de-
" 'But the causft?' rr!H W-!
" 'Well. I think we may guess the cause
from an Item which has been inserted Jusl
T c 10 PreB- Late last
.crown, or smither's Farm to
tne east of fTastiTiffc .i ,
imagined to be an enormous dog worrying
i.. y fUKvp. ne snot tne creature.
Which Droves to ho n cmv qm.-on 1,
is supposed to have escaped from some
"""S menagerie. '
"That's the StnrV TOntlam.n 1 m.i
Danbury stuck to his good resolutions, for
..w.n ivuuns any mine stronger than
lime Juice at least. ht lfn tw. t.
left this part of the country, five years
6 juiay aay.
uuuur ui ..miss niiizaDeth Bnller. who t?
soon to be married to John C. Hogan. a
na.-wiumi auurney. .anss 1'Uiierwas the
.guest of the ladles' basket-ball team on
Cards have been Issued for the marriage
xt . xe"uaiey, oi mis. city," and
; -u.mpueu. -Oi Moscow,
Idaho. Miss Beardsley is one of the prom
inent young society girls of Aberdeen,
and the wedding will be an Important one
iur. uampoeii is a whole
sale fruit merchant.
Mrs. John Dobson visited friends at
-rtjungion mis week.
Mrs. F. P. riaskell. of Tacoma, vllsted
Mia. jonn naner mis week.
Professor B. F. Bullard. of Dixon. III.
spent Tuesday visitlne Chehalf.t
Miss Maude Maynard, of Olympia, was
a guest of Miss Bessie Soracue thlu
Miss Bessie Sprague arrived home this
cck. irora Lincoln, jveb.. where she has
been attending the State University the
Chehalis public schools will close an
other Very Successful -tro-r
Evening programmes have been arranged
1 n'snu xne commence
ment will take place Friday evening, June
13. There will be nine graduates; as fol
lows: VIda. Henry. Julia Oleson, Winnie
?. 47,, rosier. t-nanes Mitchell,
Cecil MHhoan. Tolbert Crockett. Otto AI-
frS, ,tIai; 13 visiting
.i mucauu una weeK.
Mr. E. B. Hoag left for Nez Perce City
Idaho on Tuesday. He will be absent
Charles Roberts, who has been attending
n v 7'r"y ""vea nome on
Chicago Dally News.
A dainty belngr. in -whose great, dark eyes
A thoughtful melancholy seemed to dwell
wherever tears appeared about to rise
And Dltv and nmttAMnn .... . .
She waa so slight. .- y?. ,w ...
So shrinking tat she scarce eesmed of this
But soma fair snlrlt hM rti. i. i.
And pining from her sad confinement here.
Her look was shy and pensive was her smile
And often la a reverie she sighed.
No gay coquette with purpose to beguile
. ioo, ner sympathies were
shJ? was a creature of pure sentiment.
The trreat and nnh tn h- .i ..j
And in her maiden thousht with these were
Imaginings of the great unrevealed.
Long did I bear this Image in my heart '
And cherish "ft, a beautiful ideal.
Kor therefrom did It for a day depart.
Till, unespled. r saw he- make a meal.
Ehe ate enough for ten 'tcra nn .nrr..
And cabbage, during which she kicked the cat
iiu vjgor mat was almost past belief.
I loved her, but I could not stand for that
If Baby la Cntrinj; Teeth,
Be sure and use that old and well-tried remedy.
Mrs. WInsIoWs Soothing 8yrup, for children
teething. It soothes the child, softens the gams,
allays all pain, curea wind colic and diarrhoea.
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iVeakness" is not a nervous dis
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congestion in the prostate gland.
This congestion exists as a result
of early dissipation or some im
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In no ailment peculiar to men is
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Inflammation. Then follows a
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Each and every one of these dis
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Specific Blood Poison
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The opposite Is true. Varicocele Is
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