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.THE MORNING ASTORIAN, ASTORIA, OREGON.
TUESDAY, JULY 14, 1908.
AFTER SOUTH POLE
I'm eolna to ninke one lust effort ta
win my liuppluwis, Letty." ho mild
softly. "I have trlod to accent vonr
Slctum, but I cannot see the talue of
British Officer Is in the South
STARTED OVER YEAR AGO
By MILDRED COLEMAN.
Copyrighted. 1908. by Associated
Won't you reeon
While Peary is Making His Dash to
the North, Lieut Ernest H. Schack
elton is Carrying the British Flag
in the Opposite Direction.
NEW YORK, July 13.-When
Commander Robert E. Peary boards
his steamer Roosevelt at Sydney, C. B
this week and starts on his expedition
in search of the North Pole an in
ternational race to the uttermost ends
of the earth will be on. Peary hopes
to carry the Stars and Stripes to the
North pole, while a British Antarctic
expedition commanded by Lieutenant
Ernest H. Schackelton is trying to
place the Union Jack of the British
Empire at 90 degrees South. Al-
"Look out!" warned Letty. "It's the
worst sort of luck to spin a chair
around like that"
Travis, who had been twirling n
light chair, hastily set It down on all
four legs. This was not that ho feared
the hoodoo, but the consternaton on
Letty'a face Indicated her discomfort
And to make Letty unhappy was fur
thest from his thoughts.
"Don't set it down!" shrieked Lettv.
; "You must turn the chair the othei
I way until you wind the bad luck
Dutifully Travis "wound up" his evl
fortune and turned to the girl.
"Look here, Letty," he pleaded; "let's
forget signs for a minute and get
down to something more Interesting
than superstitions. You told me last
rTiaay that I might have my answer
Letty's face colored softly.
"It'a such bad luck to propose on
Friday!" she asserted solemnly.
"So it seems." agreed Travis, "as It
has kept me in suspense sluce then.
You know that I love you. dear, and
that It has always been my great wish
though the British expedition has a j to WJ Jou fr mJ wlf- I" the answer
Year hanHIcan in nninr rf tim P.o r I e8 Letty?"
year handicap in point of time, Peary
hopes to win the race. Lieut Schack
elton and party left London on July
30, 1907, on board the Ximrod, origin
ally a New Foundland sealing vessel
of 227 tons but which has been re
fitted as a steam barkentine. Shackle-
ton is an officer of the British navy
Travis, looklnt Into the half veiled
eyes, could read therein the struggle
the girl was having with her own
heart and then the gradual submission
of her shyness to her love. He ronl.l
almost see the formation 6f the word
that would bring to him the happiness
he sought when with a little cry of
terror Letty sprang to her .feet, het
L- Kig Ed- Z ZZ
ward bestowed him the Victorian pressed against the heart that beat so
oraer. ne was a memoer or tne Brit- j rapidly.
ish Anarctic expedition of 1902-3 "Can't you hear it, Jlmf she cried,
under Captain Scott and with his ( "Hear what?". Travis strained his
commander and another member ofears fr.me sound. Yet nothing
ine party, accomplished a sledge jour- j
ney with dogs to a point 82 degrees t
which they were absent from their
ship. The Discovery, 93 days and
covered a distance of 960 miles. Peary
reached a point 87 degrees six min
ntes north on April 21, 1906.
The Nimrod's crew all told num-
it : i
uitu sm men, iiiiiuuiiig several F,
scientists, but the landing party was j C2f
to consist of but twelve men. The
barkentine sailed early in January
frnrri Ww Zealand and returned in
March, having left the Shackleton i
party encamped at the foot of Mount !
.Erebus. The party took with them j
materials for wooden buildings with ,
doubled doors and windows to bej
lined with felt and several inches of,
granulated cork. Provisions and ,
supplies for a lqng stay were landed, j
The Ximrod brought back to New'
Zealand a tale of dissension in the'
- party which resulted in the resigna-j
tion of Capt. England, the Nimrod's'
skipuer, and the ship therefore will !
return to the little band early in 1910 ,
Shackleton took with him a spec
ially built motor sledge which he j
number of Siberian ponies in addition ' Vcoufd he h'ear
to a pack of dogs Peary will use , m a funera, eJpla,ned
only Eskimos and dogs. The boxes "a military funeral, and they are play.
containing his supplies aboard the . ing a dead march."
Roosevelt were so designated as to "iou would scarcely expect them to
make posible the construction of a : play a wa'tz." reminded Travis. "Dead
house of them. This Structure will .' J,?8 are wr,tten for 'rals, you
be about 20 by 60 feet and when built! ', h, (V.
ii u . . . . ' Jut think ' the omen," persisted
will be covered with the Roosevelt's ; Letty. "Jim, If I should say 'Yes' one
rrr.iiii sail, and that in turn covered , of us would din before the wedding."
with now. Peary plans to make his j "It's awfully kind of you to save my
dash for the pole from his base of llfe" sai(1 Travis, with a smile that
supj lies in February of next year and found no reflection in his heart. "It's
hopes to return to the United States S ota- Let5 JUt I'm per-,
, , , rectly willing to take chances "
some time m October. Before leav- .-r nm nntt . f . , , 1
. , T . , , , i am not, was the answer In dead-
mg London Lieut. Shackleton was ened tones. "Don't you realize what a ''
presented by Queen Alexandra with a ' bad omen it is, Jim?" !
i.nusn nag to carry with him on his " certainly is a bad omen If It
Southern dash. About the same means that i'0il w'n not marry me lust
because a funeral procession happens
to ne passing down the next street,"
r tr imr b-tv k i i
Letty's face tnatched the tints of the
piuic and white apple blossoms sho hud
pinned in Her blouse ns with half
nverted head she sought to combat ber
From the nest room came the iamv
lug sounds of a phonograph, and t!
record was "When We Are Mnrr ed.
It had been Letty's favorite In the old
tinys, and her eyes brightened ns the
ramlllar strains were borne In upon
When to this wns added a second
sign as an Hinernnt on ltd struck un
the wedding march from "Loliencrln'
her doubts were fully dispelled, With
a little cry or gladness she held out
her hands to Travis, who caught them
in bis own.
A few minutes later a determined
tapping at the door roused thorn from
tnctr dream of bliss. Lettv's brother
Dob, stuck his tousled head inside the
"I say, Mr. Travis." ho beiran dllll
dently, "you couldn't let me have that
quarter now. could you? The boys are
going down to the store to get the
baseball uniforms, and If I had that
quarter I could go with thorn."
Mr. Iravls does not owe you
quarter," said Letty sharply. "If you
want money ask mother for It."
'Sure, ho owes me a quarter." main
talned Bob stoutly. "I was cotnln
down the street, an' be told me If
I'd put that old record in the nlmnn
graph nu' start It up pretty soon after
he came In he'd give me a quarter, lie
was talkln' to the bandman on the
'The bandman? And he toht vnu tn
do that?" asked Letty, with interest.
Hob nodded as he received a coin
from Travis, and then he vanished
from the room.
"Since you must have a sign 1 made
my own." explained Travis, anxiously
earchlng her face.
"And I'm glad you did." said Letty
imply, her face still aglow with happiness.
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The five-year-old son was asklmr hli
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recent addition to the family.
"That baby llkea ma." said the
'Oh. yea. he likes your ma." said his
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Thereupon the five-year-old from
whom great things were exnected ex
"Likes you? Then why does he cry
when lie looks at you?"-Ch!cago Record-Herald.
Necessity the Mother.
"Who got up those hanging gardens
"For what purpose?"
"I Judge he wanted to outwit the
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a beautiful peace flag of silk and con-: He did not argue.
sistmg ot the stars and stripes sur
Letty was ador
able, but she was wedded to a belief
....... " v,vvj iv u UCIIVL
rounded by ' a broad field of white "i signs, and it now looked hh if hi
to carry with him to the North Pole. ' avowal of love had been rendered
j fruitless by the funeral proceEf'on at
G. B. Burhans Testifies After 4 Years ! "'e ve? (las,tant when Le had hs
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ago I wrote you stating that I had the fear of the omen.
Deen entirely cured of a severe kidney It was two weeks before Travis re-
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He found the girl that Friday after
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The soft breeze from the south blew
Into the room the fragrance of the
blossoms, and the mellow sunlight
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growing verdure. It was an ideal day.
and Letty responded sensitively to the
promise of new life. J
Almost before she knew that he had
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