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THE MORNING ASTOMAN, ASTORIA, OREGON.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 16
By W. F. BRYAN.
futtrary Prcw. X
$ Copyrighted. ISM, by Associated
steamer truck a mf and hold
As the keel crated along the rocky
ridge nil was confusion, but in the
midst of the confusion Osbon'a voice
rang out clear.
"No danger!" be shouted. "You can
get shipwrecked without extra charge,
and we'll get our names tn the pa
pers! There's a desert Island within
wading distance, and if we bare to
we'll all turn Robinson Crusoes."
The loke was Inane enonirh. hnt It
"William Thomas Osbon" was the wrvtd Its point The confusion died
Vay the name was written In the big down, and when It was found that the
family Bible, but since he bad grad- boat was not sinking every one decld
nated from -curls and short skirts and ed to accept the happening as a huge
-Willie" he had been "Bill" to all the rk.
bovs and "Will" to all the eirls. Only une 01 ne D0 P men to
the occasional appearance of a letter lr the steamer was safe, and
addressed in full reminded him' that r L l""
. , ... . , "it'j su win io ooau -we can gei a
his name was both sonorous and lm- rI 8omewb,ra and drl j-.. th.
pressive, e8t town," he explained, "and Bet the
um tester fan, us Don never naa i ngnt express home. We are a good
grown up. He had arrived at the dig- four miles from shore, and the rest of
nlty of a mustache, and since hts fa- the party cannot be taken off until the
titer's retirement he bad more than Champion comes along in the morning,
doubled the capacity and capital of Tuere ,s no steamer at this end of the
ritlvin A Rsin vf ha en t!!l th mke-
tviij Biiwi urr uruu.
'V Bta Vlth th ifharoH .ha
ire iu vsoon iani ne naa oeen w llcdar, nnd wifh no vprv
bis boyhood and his college days, Esterbrooke led the war 'back to the
xnerem lay toe source or nis great upper deck.
trouble. "We mlcht as well have some suo-
From the time she first could toddle per." he declared as he motioned to
about until he Lad left for college Bet- "Is man, and presently they were
tr Durand had been his almost eon- mncning on me remnants or tee nam-
stant comDanlon. About the same time per s contents.
she had gone to a finishing school, and ine Tem" l Betty insisted
when they had returned Osbon found "I10 ota below. Esterbrooke held
that there had arisen a great barrier back 8 thpy entered the saloon. Here
between them. was " oawi 01 "ouna. names ana
Betty bad develoDed ideals, and her I'h'ldren cried through hunger and
bovlsh sweetheart-bovlsh still-did le!lr. ani motners sougnr. incr-
not measure ud to her itjmantlc stand- Actually to secure quiet
ards. She still liked Osbon except Through the confusion Osbon passeJ
when be spoke of love, but Osbon was vv,tn the assurance that two rowboats
too genuinely light hearted to play the nau Deen sent 0Ul 10 rorflSe an(I tuat
lovesick swain, and when he SDoke of ,uuu WUU1U i'"""y arrive, urn gca i
love with a smile upon his Hps Betty !l,iraor had not failed him, and wher-
was wont to frown 'ver he passed be left a trail of
"It's utterly absurd to ask me to mar- ",nlles behind,
rj you." she had declared. "I like you Al ,ne 8SQt or ,ne mas8 01 ruKa
awfully well, Will, but I must respect uonie oy tswrorooue s man usijous
and look up to the man I marry." :- ? origwonea, ana arter seeing imtt
"I see," was the light hearted re- -'"W was mnae comfortable ine rest
sponse. "Ton want to be miserable ntre couimanueereu tor ine wpmpu
thoueh married." ,ni1 cniiaren. Esterbrooke ventureJ a
Betty frowned again at this exhlbl- Protest. tnt ror once usbon forgot to
Hon of levirv at so lmnortant a mo- smile.
WANTED BOY OUT OF SCHOOL
to deliver papers and packages
Apply Whitman's Book Store. 9-11-tf
MESSENGER BOYS WITH BI-
cycles wanted at the Western
Union. . 8-22-tf
MAGAZINE BINDING OP ALL
kinds done at the Astorian Office.
HELP WANTED FEMALE.
A FINE LOT OF FURNITURE IN
the best ot condition; fine steel range,
latest style sewing machine; every
thing that is needed to furnish a good
home; can be bought on time or will
rent to desirable party; house Is in
center of city. Address, "L. 0. care
J. A, UIL11AUUII & CO.,
UndertnkoTH and Kinlmlniers.
Experienced I.iulv AsslsUiit
WANTED GOOD COOK; WAGES .qTI ,EAP LFnPPRS AI t
$30. Mrs. T. B. Umoreux, Fort L?.?E LfAf rtE.?RT..ALL
Stevens. o.l3-2t ' "no oy ine j. a. ucinnger
HOUSES FOR SALE.
HOW IS THIS FOR A SNAP? A
nice, cozy home; $1600; $800 cash,
balance on easy terms. A. R. John
son, 120 Twelfth. 9-9-tf
Bent and assured herself that she was
right in her refusal to marry Osbon.
Augustus Esterbrooke seemed to an
swer to Betty's description of an Ideal.
He was tall, dark, mysterious and
handsome in' a saturnine way. No one
"Your order got ns into this hole,"
lie said fiercely. "If I hear another
word from you 111 throw you overboard."
He looked as though he longed to do
It. and Esterbrooke subsided with a
ever dreamed of addressing him as suddenness that was surprising.
"Gus," and he moved-majestically in The return of the boats with sueb
a little world of his own, where the stores as they could obtain helped to
cares and worries of evervday exist- lessen the discomfort Osbon dealt
ence were not permitted to intrude. 0lIt the supplies with a careful band
Esterbrooke hnd inherited wealth and aiul a cheery word, and presently the
estates, wherefore he despised the lit- women and children sought rest on
tie things of prosaic everyday life. ,he saloon floor. The men gathered on
It was characteristic of Osbon that tne 'wer deck and smoked and Blept
he smiled as he saw the majestic Es their fancy dictated.
terbrooke escorting Betty down the Esterbrooke, finding the situation
dock a.t the- end of which lay the little intolerable, at last engaged some of
steamer chartered for the Sunday tne crew to put mm asnore. wiun
school excursion down the lake. i" morning sun began to paint tN
Osbon was keenly conscious that he cast and Betty came out of the cal.;:i
wanted Betty to be his companion, as for a breath or fresn air she roun i
she had always been in those early Osbon leaning against a pHIar iu:;l
years when they bad eaten a mixture searching the horizon for the smo:;e
of cake and sandwiches and deviled tliat should signal the advent of the
A BUSINESS INVESTMENT A
28-room rooming house; centrally
located; well furnished; this rooming
house is making from $60 to $110
clear each month. A. R. Johnson, 120
Twelfth street. ' 9-9-tf
CHARLES H. ABERCROMBIE
City Attorney Offices : City Halt
Calls Promptly Attended Dj
Tatton Bdjf. ltttuaud DuaueSts
AHTOltl A. OKE.UON
Phone Main 21 il
ROOMS FOR RENT.
and single rooms 677 Exchange.
LOTS FOR SALE.
A LOT 50x100 SUITABLE FOR
flats or an apartment house; $3000.
A. R. Johnson, 120 Twelfth St. 9-9-tf
20-ACRE TRACT SITUATED ON
the pipe line road; $325. A. R-
Johnson, 120 Twelfth street. 9-9-tf
JOHN C McCUE,
Page Building. Suite 4
HOWARD M. BROWNELL
Deputy District Attorney
420 Commercial Street
DR. RHODA C. HICK8
Office Mansell Bldg. Phone Black 2065
$73 Commercial St.. Astoria. Ore.
Pythian Building, Astoria, Oregon
Steamer - Lurline
Nlht Boit for Portitnd And
Leavss Astoria dally ticept Sunday
it 7 p. ra.
Leaves Portland Da3y Except Sunday
at 7 a. m.
Quick Service 'Excellent Meals
Oood Bartha ,
Landing Astoria Flsvel Wharf
Landing Portland Foot Taylor 8t
J. J. DAY, Agent
Phone Main 27o
I C- (EE i
Who b kaowa
-throughont the United 1 J 3f,.-At J
jfif'f.iM wonjsrful eui
No pokoaw or drags useL Be tutraa
ta to mire eaUrrh, asthma, luag ud
loroat trouble, rheumatism, nervousaes
stomaeh, liver aad kUnj, female com
plaints and all ohronle dlae.
SUCCESSm HOME TUATlfZXI
If you eaonot uaU write for simutom
L I . t . .
oiaos sm circular, laclonlng 4 esata t
THI C CII WO MZDICIiri CO
IK, First St, Corner Morris.
Pbsae mentioB the. Aatoriaa.
WANTED TO RENT A STOCK
or dairy farm for cash or shares.
Address Lewis & ,Clark, R. F. D
Box 80. 9-4-1 m
FOR SALE MISCELLANEOUS
eggs out of the same shoe box and had
been supremely content
It was all different now. Ester
brooke's man solemnly bore an Eng
lish lunch hamper and rugs and wraps
enough for a score.
"You. have been np all night?" sh:
r.sked, with quick sympathy.
FOR SALE CHEAP, ONE SCHOL
arship in the International Corres
pondence School of Scranton. En
quire Astorian office. 8-7-tf
WANTED-TO BUY A HORSE;
weight about 1250 pounds; not over
8 years old; must be good driver and
gentle, also city broke. Address As
torian office. 6-9-tf.
WANTED -WE PAY HIGHEST
cash price for second-hand and new
furniture; see us before you sell,
"I never did like to sleep in a co:;. ; Zap Furniture & Hdw. Co. 9-5-26t
liin." he explained. "This was harJ
Betty smiled In friendly fashion 'al too."
upon Osbon, who was darting from "How did Mr. Esterbrooke stand It V"
crowd to crowd, exchanging a jest he asked.
here, giving a word of Jgreetlng there "He went ashore," explained Osbon
and doing his best to Inspire the boll- "He felt assured that you would b?
day spirit looked after."
He paused for a moment to exchange "With you on board," assented Bet-
a word with Betty; then Esterbrooke ly tenderly. "You were a host la
led her off to the upper deck, where yourself, dear. I I guess I love yon
they could make themselves comfort- oven if you are not romantic."
able In the shade of the pilothouse. "Good humor. fi better than romance
Tassengere were not allowed on the : ometlmes," he said softly as be too!
upper deck, but Esterbrooke held a her In his arms. "But I never thought
block of stock in the transportation that it would win you for me, dear."
company owning the fleet of three Betty looked Into the heavy lidded
steamers plying the lake, and he was eyes, now glowing with affection, and
a privileged pvrson. saw the man behind the boyishness.
The pah were not again visible to "I'm glad it did," she simply said,
the rest of the picnickers until the And to that Osbon added "Amen."
grove was reached; then the servant
spread the. rttgs, made coffee by the Quaint Old Colonial Document
aid of an alcohol stove and served the N'ew Amsterdam had Ijeen In British
lunch. hands four years when this quaint and
Esterbrooke and Betty wandered curious customs order, the oldest In ex
away to escape the crowd, and they ! Intence, was penned
OLGA KANTONEN, FINNJSH
masseuse and steam baths, room 6,
Pythian Bldg., Commercial St., A&
FREDR1CKSON BROS.-We make
- . l. : ...
I penters, contractors, general jobbing;
I prompt attention to all orders. Cor-
! ner Tenth and Duane streets.
did not reappear until the boat was
ready to leave. Esterbrooke bated
crowds, and be bad come merely be
cause Betty insisted. He argued to
himself that there would be time
enough after marriage to bend her to
When they reached the upper deck
be directed the captain to take the
back channel on the way home.
"It's a beastly bore to repeat the
scenery," he offered In explanation.
"The back channel will be a little dif
ferent." "The lake la at a pretty low stage,"
objected the captain. "There are
some pretty nasty rocks in the chan
nel, Mr. Esterbrooke."
"Of course if you are afraid" he
began and smiled softly to himself as
the captain brought bis teeth together
Vlth a snap and stepped Inside the
pilothouse, Esterbrooke had caused
the discharge of one of the oldest men
in the employ of the line for less than
this, and the employees feared and
Presently the steamer entered the
back channel, and Osbon came hurry
ing up to remonstrate at the risk. He
was familiar with the lake, and as
the chairman of the excursion commit
tee It was his province to Interfere.
The captain referred bira to Ester
brooke, and the later smiled as he re
minded him that the charter did ik:
specify any particular route. Osboc.
beaten, still smiled 3 ho descended
the gangway, but half an hour later
Instructions for Mr. Cornelius Van
PROPOSALS FOR BEEF AND
MUTTON Vancouver Barracks,
Wash., September 16, 1908. Sealed
proposals for furnishing and deliver
Uuyven, Collector of the Custoiues In !in8. fresh beef and mutton for six
j months beginning Jan. 1, 1909, will
be received here and at offices of com
j missaries at Fort Stevens, Ore., Boise
I, Barracks, Idaho, Forts Casey, Colum
bia, Flagler, Lawton, Vancouver,
Walla Walla, Ward, Worden and
Wright, Wash., until 10 a. tn. October
16, 1908, and then opened. Envelopes
containing proposals should be in
dorsed, "Proposals for fresh beef and
mutton to be opened October 16,
1908," and addressed to comissary of
. e City of New York by Order of Colo,
aell Francis Lovelace, Governour, May
' You or y'r clerk are to be dayly at
je Custome House from nine In ye
-nnlng untlil twelve at noone. There
to receive ye Cnstomes both In and out.
as the Merchants shall come & enter.
; c merchant is to make foure Hills and
slgne them with bis hand, writing his
name to them, & ye same time, when
you have signed ye Warrant, or one of
ye Bills, you are to demand ye Cus
tome, either in klnde at 10 V Cent in
wards or double ye vallue of its first ! post to be supplied, or to Lieutenant-
Colonel George B. Davis, Chicf'Com-missary.
Cost In Holland, In Beaver. And like
wise outwards for Peltry you are to
receive 10 P Cent according to je
vnljue in Beaver, for Tobacco one half i BIDS REQUESTED FOR TWEN-
peuuy it. pouna ester g; wtucn is no
more than all Englishmen doe pay.
' You to tell ye Merchant you ar
not to give credit. If they doe
not like your propositions, you are not
to pass their Bills. -
"And Lastly prayjett ye Books le
kept all in English and all Factoryea
and Tapers, that w hen I have occasion
to satisfy myself I may better under
Yet Both Laughed.
Tel-Why is that ' man laughing?
Ned Because he bought a horse cheap.
'And what's the olher chuckling
"He sold the horse,"
ty million gallon reservoir. Scaled
proposals for furnishing materials,
and constructing a twenty million
gallon reservoir, in whole, and in sec
tions, will be received until 12
o'clock noon Friday, October 2, 1908,
at office of the Water Commission,
City Hall, Astoria Oregon. Plans and
specifications may be seen, and blank
forms of proposals obtained at said
office. Certified check in the sum of
not less than 10 per cent of the
amount bid on each contract must
accompany bids. Right to reject any
and all bids is reserved. City Water
Commission, by G. W. Lounsberry,
DR. W. C LOGAN
Commercial St Sbanahan Bldg.
ROUND TRIP PAILY
Sir. fc I Spencer
FARE 11.00 EACH WAY
For Portland and Way Lsndlnia.
Leaves Callender dock, Astoria 2J0
p. m.; arrives Portland 9:43 p. m.
Leaves Washington St. dock, Port-
na a. m.; arrives Astoria I p. m.
331 Bond Street
Ot-posite Ross, Higgins & Co.
Coffee with Pie or Cake 10 Cts.
Regular Meals 15 Cts. and Up.
U. B. RESTAURANT.
434 Bond Street
Coffee with Pie or Cake, 10 Cts.
First-Clasa Meals, IS Cts.
EXPRESS AND BAGGAGE
Leave Orders at Star Cigar Store.
Phone Black 2383
Res. Phone Red 2276.
Stand Corner 11th ani Commercial
WINES AND LIQUORS.
Eagle Concert Hall
(320 Astor Street)
Rooms for rent by the day, week, or
month. Bes rates in town.
P. A. PETERSON, Prop.
J. T. NOWLEN"
Real Estate and Employment Office
473 Commercial St, Phone
Have fine list of Astoria and coun-
Heating Contractor, Tinner
Sheet Iron Worker
LL WORK GUARANTEE!
42S Bond Street
Youncc & Baker
Steam and Gas Fitting
AH Work Guaranteed. 126 Eighth
Street, opp. Post Office. Phone Main
FARE $1.00 ROUND TRIP
Leaves Washington St. dock, Port
land, 8 a. m.j arrives Astoria 1 p. n.
Leaves Callender dock, Astoria 2 o.
hi., arrives rortiana y p. m.
Connecting at Astoria for all
Renowned for Speed, Comfort and
. courteous Treatment.
CAPT. E. W. SPENCER,
General Manaaer. Portland
Astoria Office, Callender Dock.
We Kill the
I carry the best Lorfrfers
onoen in town at tne
low J 1
All classes of labor
late Racks, Wall Pockets,
Music Racks, Clock Shelves
Just in See us
Hildebrand & Gor
Old Bee Hive Bldg.
HOT OR COLD
CLOSSET & DEVERS,
whose painful and asonizinff nanir
mane me nuoieraoie tor the sufferer.
It is but a matter of a moment to si
lence the imp that causes the pain in
the nerve. . We practice painless ex
traction and do it carefully. Also the
cleaning and filling pf teeth when we
deem them worthy of saving. Our
uur crown and Bridge work demon
strates our professional skill. En
trust your teeth to us, and you will
never have cause to complain, either
ot tne woric or the charges. ,
. CHICAGO DENTISTS, ,
Cor 11.1. and Commercial Sts.
Over Danziger's Store.
ANY PERSON WANTING ANY
CONCRETE WORK -DONE AT
THE CEMETARIES, WILL
PLEASE LEAVE ORDERS AT
POHL'S " UNDERTAKING OF
P. O Ttnv fi01
My stock of men's and boy's
shoes is unsurpassed for qua
lity. Close buying and low
expenses enable me to sell the
best qualities at lowest prices.
S. A. GIMRE
54a Bond Street t
Everything but the Baby and return
everything but the dirt.
Tenth and Duane
Phone Main 1991
Get yourSHOE REPAIRING dona
at E G. GUNALL'S. All work guar
anteed Prices right.
8TH AND COMMER-