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About The Madras pioneer. (Madras, Crook County, Or.) 1904-current | View Entire Issue (Jan. 5, 1905)
NOTARY PUBLIC AND
U. S. COMMISSIONER
Toilers of the Columbia
By PAUL DB LAN BY
THither el "Lor ef the'Danert," "Oregon Sketches,"
mini 'Other Paeltle Coast Stories
m& ift flfe dfe
BHintf mkmeMt iMWB ffwSOXd Bs3Ett&S
Itfngwold and Sankala.
"How did you make it at school to
JAME8 McllARGUE, Prop.
Only One Price
Hirst-Class Meals & Beds
All White Help
Eastern Oregon Banking. Co..
St, J28.0O0 Depa.lt., $280,000
Iwi&dW . A. Moore, F. T.
t",ra . Hammond, J, II. Coo
kfy Allen Feed Yard
lMi4,,Hi the Diamond Mill.
Av mv ch 7"
, "Juet fine, except that Hazol Seado
YtM more rude than ever. My father,
I am kind to Hazel. I do not antago
nise her intentionally, and yet nho
seems to dispise me. She flaunts tho
fact in my faco that her fattier owns
many Ashtrays and has a cannery and
that they aro rich, while my fatuor is
a common flflherman, la old and poor
and lives in a cabin, and thoy live in n
big house with glass windows, and have
w . . li t- T
Tat 11 or, Jt uon'( caie ior hub. j
am liappy with you. I don't envy
Hazel, and why should sho dlsplse me
anove alt others?"
"My child, there is an intuition
sometimes that tellfl ue more than we
know. There is often a guilty con-
Mlnnce thnt is handed down to posterity
and while the posterity knows not
what It is, it feels it keenly. In tin
case between you and Hazel her intu
If inn tnllnher that something iswrona
that youi existence is dangerous to her
welfaroand yot sue does not Know
Tf vnn knmv the facts, child.
you would understand, you would un
derstand!" 'Toll mo, father. Why does Hazel
fee) this way toward me."
,fI will not toll you all now, but I
m toll von much. I havo a long
time contemplated tolling you about
vnnriMlf. hat vou aro rot voune too
young to grasp tho meaning of th
thintrs of a wicked world.
Bnt vou aro old cnoueh now to
know who you are, who I am and what
tho future may bo to you."
"Wliv. father. I know who I am
I am Haukala. vou are Father Iting
wold and mv future shall be devoted
in mv dcar'fathcr. You know you aro
aattlnir ton old to null tho boat, father
and thov eiiv it does not look so well
for clris to minglo with the fishermen
hut I filial! heln you at tho oars and
nets until I have complotcd my oduca
tlnn and then I will tcacll school or
Keep books or do romothing that girls
should be rospected for doing and tako
ram nf mv dear old father. '
Thore was a long pauw. J.ho griz
tied old man: sat in one corner of tho
rafiin craeintr into an onen firoolaco fed
bv nieces of dritfwood cf various eizen
and Ittncth. These had been oathered
from tho beach bv tho stlrl upon her
arrival from ficllOol.
Aa tho child busied horsolf with thn
dishes and light housekeeping the old
man- eat deeply absorbed. Ho was
of tho Dflflt. An inky dark
ness pre-vailed outside. A stiff wind
hurled heeta of mist upon tho roof
which fell from the caves in heavy
A a tho wind arose and whistled
amnnd the corners of the cabin tho
old man startled as if awakened
from terrible exnorlences of the past
ft. wan n small structure nestling in
tli tall timbers near the beach, scant
llv furnished. A few cooking utensils
ob the open fireplace were used for pro
narfna tho meals. A larjco bed and t
small couch furnished the eleoping
auartera in tho same room. Though
tiio place was much crowded, every
thing was kept as neat as a pin.
Tho man was nearinc his four score
and ten. Tho girl waB a few days
riant, nflnpn. 8ha bore a refined air in
anttn nf hnr Hiirroundinns. Her cloth
ing was of the cheapest kind, yet it
was clean. Her garments' were not
made in the latest style, still they were
nut. Ifnr hands and feet were small
thnncrh the former showed the marks
of toll. Her eyes were older than
tttrtOA nf mnat ciila of fifteen, but thoy
VWKTV wa v ft ' ' -
worn no 1a bflantifUl. TlieV IOOK0U
deen into things with an intelligence
and InnnrnnCA that commanded rc
"Yes, Sankala, I told you I would
toll vnn aomo hut not all. Tho Soadogs
An not Ilka ua. Tliey do not know
uiiv hut thorn la an intuition that
nil thnm wo are danuerous to their
walfara. Those letters you have
from the nostofllce nil
Wl VHgMV aw w a
thou a voam arn hrinslmr to a COnstim
mation the plans which have so long
unnntod mv tlmo. It llBS been
Inno and trill I ml H dutv but it shall be
performed ere the last spark shall leavo
'Sankala, you have been 'told the
story of the shipwreck by the old
women time and again. I have seldom
BDoken of it. It is a link in the story
nf vnnr lifa that la of the greatest im
nnr(inin tn vnn. . .
I am the only person living that
knows, you. I am the only person
llvlncr that knows the facts which Bha
iiA iiov mokn vou free from poverty.
Whleh shall enable you to live the life
that vnn riooarvA win enable you IU
J " M.WW-I - W
rnmnlata vour education and to out
shine Hasel Beadog and all of the
Thv are sailine nnder false
k1nmu Hnnlaltt. tliBV arfl BaillnK UU
der false plumes. They are wearing
tkat which of right belongs to others.
"Sankala. I have always passed as
wjviim fotlmr T lnva vou hatter than a
father ever loved his child, The idea
prevails among the fisherman that only
your motuer was arownea ann um
your aged father, w-ho had taken a
vonB wife at the ave of three score and
tea had clutched you in my ans at
tke last mowwjt ad that faU kad east
"Wo wore cast ashore together, it is
tlUO. VOU a flvn.wootra nld halm in rrtv
arms, but your mother and father both
wont down to a watery uravo."
ri... -.t. it u.i.
"ui uu uio tuy lauier now, uiuu
in fiankiiln. "t lnvn vnn ni mv fnthnr
and shall always lovo you as such.'
JL'liat is true, mv child, that is true,
but your real father is dead. It 1b this
liat places ft hcavv responsibility upon
you and rno. Your father was much
wronged and it is left to you and me
to right the wrong. Should I continue
to live, Sitnkalu, I will right tho
wrong, but should I die tho duty falls
upon you. You are young, L Know,
hilt vnn nlrnnflv tmaaiiaa a wnnmn'a ln
tdllconco and with thn data before you,
you will bo ablo to complete tho plans
which i ltnvo inaucurntcd. buouio tne
worst come. I am failing rapidly,
Bnnkalfl. I am fallincr ranidlr."
''But vou will Hvn. father, vou will
ivo." sobbed tho crirl.
t m m t . . . K' .a 11
"i intend to, my child, but snouiu
fail you must finish the work. Un
uer tho hearth there is concealed a
small box, It is a small metal affair,
but contains much of interest to you
It contains evidence. Sankala, that
shall somo day make you tho queen of
the flehinir villauo. It will do more
Haulcala, it will enable you to travel
and to seo tho creat world.
"I shall never forget your mother's
dying request. It was on that fearful
nislit iust fifteen years aco when me
old ship inado such a gallant fight on
tho bar and finally wont atrround on
"Your fnthnr wnn assiatincr the sail
oro and had been swept from tho deck.
You were horn aboard the snip auer
.... . . . . Haf
wo had Jolt ho old country, xne
shin's eurceon had given a certificate
of vour birth. Your mcther knew how
imnortant that ccrtirJcate was, aan-
Icnla. and when nil wore lost but the
captain and you and I; sho came to me
and threw you into my armB. Sho had
imbedded tho certificate ol your Dirm
n wax and thrust this deep into tho
nnlda nocket of mv vest. She Said,
cnilincr mo hv mv risht name:
" 'I have a presentiment, xou win
Hvn and riwna tho child. I will be
lost. Upon tho very evo of reaching
the place wo eo long sought, my poor
ixKdi&nd went down in stent ol ma own
wealth. I must surely follow. Take
her, my dear friend, take the child and
soe that sho gets what belongs to her.
In thn namo ol Ulm who Win rowara
. t 1. 11 A.
von. I hoc? von to Do Dravo ana uo inai
fir which vou are now intended.'
"In a fow minutes all was lost
God spared me the sight of sooing your
mnthnr rrn. I lashed mvsolf to a spar,
clutched you in my arms with the grip on.
nf dcntli and became unconscious,
tho eea cut the remaining timbers
from tho vessel."
Disturbed Peace oi tho Seadogs.
"T do not know why it is. husband,
but our Hazel, young as sho 1b, is wor
rvlnir a meat deal. That girl. Sankala,
dintnrhfl hor neaco of mind. Sho does
not likelier. The poor clrl is kind to
our Harcd and all of that but our child
scemB to have a moat natural antipathy
"Sankala is tho inoBt popular girl at
school. The teachers lovo nor, me
rdrla run after her and tho boys wor
ship her. Thoy look upon her aa some
superior being nro yet suo is oniy
nnnr littlo waif that you remember was
caehashoro hero many years ago.
"Old Rinewold, hor fathor, is arinK-
intr mnrn and moro whenover he can
cot It, and the child, poor thing, much
as aB sho disturbes our Hazel, eeems
more devoted to tho old man overy
"ft would bo bettor for hor if ho
ui.nnld die. but then it would almost
kill hor, for tho poor thing worBmps
iw. nld f nllow. Hut It would oo naa
fnr thn vIIIhpo if Rincwold Bhould dio
Thero would bo no ono to fill tho diffi
cult prescriptions at tho drug store ana
I do not know what poor Gosnell would
WtinMt him. t
UU ... .
"Do you know, lniBband, spoke the
woman moro cautiously, "I do not like
ti.nt trl Rnnkala. Sho is all kindness
Imt I do not liko the
UUU uravin-ci " - --- .
.n.l Hnr name aisturos mo anu.
whon I soo hor a poculiar feeling comes
.,r m whlnh I cannot explain. I do
nn viah thn rirl had luck, but I do
wish that something would take hor
At. 1 1 1 ii Imrn T mil1
away irom mo vn'"B , , T(
ann hr nnd where sue wouiu nut.
Thus spoko Mts.Jfiailone-wilfl..0.
M ixsxm, tlio ruling powur u
great flflherioa on tho north side of tho
Columbia rlvor near hh mourn.
'I do not liko tho kid olthor, wife,"
..1.1 i,nil nld onidtallBt. who ll&d
made his wealth in various ways. He
had pulled oars through tho storm-driv
TTa hml anld frnndfl over the
on wnvca. . .... r
conntors ol his groat Btore at enormous
profit. He had dispensed wnissy over
Mo io that was paid to have been of
his own make and was warranted to
nAnia In nn nWra to the nuart s he had
thrown Chinamen from his cannery in
i. ii... Kunonan t.hnv did not earn
n iimm thnir wacoa: ho had robbed
i.n flnh trnna o! his neighbors, stolen
which constituted tho foundation of bis
fnritinn f finiirli antna mil mnand 4h
mvm waaw tHiyugU RWJV iVUI ulvto.M
details of which were shroudeu In mS-
"No. I do not like tho kid. cither.'
ho conilntind. "And rrmfli intin do I
liko tho old bunch of my story who is
Known as her father.
'Do you know that whon I learned
that thoy had drifted ashore from that
vessel, 1m more than ban dead and she
but littlo more than spawn, I felt an
noyed bv it. In finite cf the fact that
thore could bo no harm in them I
would rather that all on board should
have been lost at the time. And it is
rnmnrkflhln that, thn nldont and vniintr-
... . - .w C.
est should have survived the very onos
that under tbo laws of nature snouiu
havo been lost. Tho weakest aro ac
counted lost on such occasions under
tho law. yet that old duck and the
vouna minnow hrokn tho record.
"I don't liko to think of those times,
and yot I do. My trial for boarding
that wreck gavo mo a cloeo call. In
spite of tbo fact that it was shown that
I did not attemnt to carry away any of
tho valuables, and I made tho plea that
tho bova and I were onlv trvine to save
life, thero was a atronc suspicion that
wo had some wicked motive in board-
ins tho wreck and tho iury hung out
on tho case until tbincrs looked shaky
"Thon it linn ita nlna.HA.nt aide. TJp
X" " ' A
on that wreck I found the evidence that
nut mv mind to rest forever on ono
nnint that In. ifithnuld have done BO
I found the evidence of the death of tbo
only person living who could disturb
mo here. Ho went to tho bottom of
the sea. I know he was on the vessel
beyond all reasonable doubt and when
I found his namo on the ship's register
.a aa .a . . a
tnen all questions were settiea.
"When I lound a woman's name on
the resistor identical with that of his
own I did not understand. But upon
investigation I found that ho was mar
ried a year before sailing and this
cleared all matters on this point. She
wont to the bottom of the sea with
"I first had fears that this 8ankala
might have been of their isuo, but I
find from tho ship's register that ono
Rincrwold and his wifo and child were
aboard and sinco old Rincwold claims
hor that set all doubts stialgbt on this
"Ringwold was -very old at the time,
hnt he annears to have had a vonnzer
wife. Besides tho old fellow Is ban
crazy and doeB not Know what he is do
ins? half the time.
"But if this Sankala should have
been tbo child of the son of my only
brother, she could never prove it. All
records not in my possession are do
stroyed. But, still I am like you. I do
not like either the old man or his
daughter. Sho gives mo that same feel
ing of uneasiness or rather unpleas
antness and he, well, he reminds me of
a rival of tho olden time.
"That rival was about his height,
but ho wob slender and stood high in
life. He was even a druggist to the
czar. But I, a mere commoner, won
out over him and it cost me my coun
try. I bad to escape by flight and
come to America. He Bwore vengeance
on mo and I ehould tremble in my
fihoea-were I sure he is living today.
"This Iungold has eyes like the lei-
lnTC and I do not like him for this rcas
But he as a different kind of man.
Z. F. MOODY
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He was quick motioned, had a springy
atcn. wore no beard and kept his bair
"But Ringwod is like him in another
characteristic, though a mere imitator.
While Ringwold is considerdeane
For tho best quality of
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my rival was me Desi cnemiar. oi an ..wws jl o.w i-.w -
the Russians. The cazr prized him
nhnvn all others. No other could fill a
prescription for his family. His. post
t on was that el royalty."
"What rivalry existed between you
and this man, my husband 7" inquired
thn interested wife.
"Oh. it is a lone stdry, my dear.
There was not a woman in it. There
i7oH woman's curiosity, cut, never
r . . .,
mind. I will tell you tne story anomei
"Rut thin finnkala and the old fel
low! He Ib getting old and cannot loBt
much longer. When ho is dead the
. - ...a lit A I t
girl will have noiuing to Keep ucr j
hero. Sho pan do us no harm; out rlayCfeeK
still. I would liko to soe them away.
They seem to bo-a menace to tne peace
of the Beadog tamiiy."
Of All Kinds, Goto
THE DERHAM SAW
Situated on Foley Creek. 12 miles- east of Hay
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Nothintr White There.
Albert tho younff man of the ram
ily, was undeniably ill. Tho doctor
was sent for. He pronounced It a case
of jaundice, as Indeed tho parents had
suspected, from the patient' yeuow
Albert's little sister was explaining.
trv a rnller.
TTft'a rot tho Taller landers." she
nld. "The doctor says so."
"But how could tho doctor telL Bos-
i.i rO" asked tho caller.
"TCnRv cnoueh." replied Bessie.
Anvhort eould tell it by Jes loolcln'
Into the the yelks of his eye."
Tho liosser of Two Erlla.
Nervous Passenger (as the train ttops)
I say. conductor, are those two moq
tnWIne a RtrflW vote?
rviniliictor No: thev are takinir up a
mllwilnn. Train robbrrt. you know.
Nervous Passencer On, then It Isn't'
as bad as i suspected.
Dealer In and
HARNESS AND SADDLES
Silver-Mounted Spurs and Bits
Goat Chaparejos, Etc.
REPAIRING NEATLY DONE
AND FEED BARN
?ERUY READ, Manager.
Good Meals Clean Beds
GRAIN AND HAY QF ALL KINDS FOR SALE
PRICES REASONABLE -
A, M. WILLIAMS & CO.
All Bets Off.
Miss Lakeilds (of Cleveland) -You
A tl- . . . Till 1 -
can Just ut your owei iu mm i u u
...nrimr an Anir&cemant rln before ths
ond of the season. . rr n J YiAi
Ml" Browning (of Boston) Excuse L7rV VJUUUb V-4lULimig
me. but X do not cars 10 wager my . . yt
How He Got It.
tlio nan trupa i V b , 7 "i " Biuks Quoer that Charley Monter
tholr property rlghta by night, and was could lnj 8Uch an RUtomoWi, face,
oharged with having eont gillnottors to H neyer drlves bU machin, over elgbi
the bottom of tho iivor. Upon all of me8 nn i,0UPi
this, old Beadog had built up an im- Jinks I know, but he got It when his
nienee fortuno, but It was wuisperea ur8t month's uiu ror tne ropaira came in.
:uB,w he had eowe to the wealth I Cincinnati uominercui xnuune.
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