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GRESHAM and MONTA VILLA, MULTNOMAH CO., OREGON, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 1906
nought amt found |>ea<*e here In th* IMPROVEMENT
JAMES H. DOUGLASS DEAD.
R. R. Carlson on Grand Jury
gaunt pillar on a lonely rock.
R. R. Carlson, who wan recently em-
Strunge how differently men are con
in |«uelle*l on tlie trial jury says that for
stituted. And women! Bail! A hard
look came Into Ids eye*. Ill* mouth net
tlie secood time since the ('minty was
In ■ stern contempt. For ■ llttl* while
organised a grand jury was drawn in the
III* face bore a nteely expression which
mialdle of the w-nnion of the trial jury.
The 1 mprovement la-ague nu-t in reg
J. H. Ifouglasa, one of the beat-known
would have amazed tlie man within the
Mr Carlson was made foreman of the
lantern, now singing lustily a* be ular session last Monday evening. The mtn of eastern Multnomah, died at hie
grand jury, and under his leabernliip
ami at the suggestion of District At
Blit, an the linrp of Itavld canned the by the pri-ni.lent to punh matter* along consumption.
torney Manning, the grand jury pro
evil spirit to depart from Snul. so <ll<! that line an the impression had gone
Mr. Itoilglans had made bin home for
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tin* mimic of the morning chaae away out that the aide track put in at Center many yearn on a farm near Troutdale, ceeded to investigate conditions at the
f.dward J. Clod«
the lurking devil of memory which addition han militated against the
County hospital, the jxxiriarm, the jail
but owing to tlie rapid em-roacliment of
sprang upou the llgtitliouse kee|«-r with
i at Kelley’s Butte, Babyn’ Home, Bovs’
chances of aectiring recognition at the the disease run compelled to look for a
the sight of tlie vessel,
and girls' Aid Society, ami the Marguerite
lie smiled again. a trifle bitterly per- Villa. While the la-ague in temporarily more nnitable location no decided to Home, (which is cumiucted under the
hups. Behind him the sluger roared renting on itn oarn in the matter of the move to Pleanant Home, which he did a
anspieea of the Misters of tlie ti.xxl Mhep-
ci-nned for an limtnnt and l»opl>cd hl* genially:
widening of Villa avenue, and in allow- little over a year ago, estsblisbing a
herdj al*» the city and county jails. In
Ing the citizen's committee full sway, general merchandise more at that place.
"goon as'II bs In txmdon Town,
the report Mr. Carlson says the gram!
fling, my lads, y«*o ho-o!
"I ild you ball trie?" he lu»|tllr«*d.
it, nevertheless, han a watchful eye up- Mr. lloiiglanf had been nick in lied for
the Ulna In bls uolden crown,
jury called the attention of the county
Tlie matter of fact words invoke tli*
on the proponition.
the pant live week* and hi* death was
H.na. my lulls, )»o ho!"
officials to a number of mutters that
dreiimer. Ha turned with u plounant
A motion win» made and unanimously not altogether unexpected.
needed attention, some <>( which if p it
He leave, a widow, one non, Harlow,
be amused from a pnlnful reverie i-y carried that the secretary lie instructed
"To lie exact. Jim, I did linll some
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laxly, but It waa Aurora. Spirit of tin*
I in\vii. not a hard bitten aullormati th nights. He tapped his pipe on the
Iron railing mid was nt »out to enter the
"till, that'* nil right, cup’ll! 1 thought lantern uu.l ao to the region of sleep
beiieiilh when suddenly lilZ glance,
I beard you nlnglii' out for a light.”
The other mull bent III* li *«4 to niileld trained to an acuteiwss not dreamed of
a mntcli from n puff of w ind, tint* con- by folk n-li ire. rented on Home object *■
renting from liln companion tin* gleam ncomliigly distant a mile or less and
of nrnunemw.it In Ills eyes HI* mute urd'tlng slowly nearer with the tide.
At this hour u two knot current
• ulffed ilu* fragrant <• lor of tin* tobacco
longingly, but tlr* Elder Brethren of swept to the east around anil over the
the Trinity mnlutnlii strict discipline. tri*n< heroin reef whose aituki*n tangs
mi<l In* vanished to bin task without were marked by the lighthouse.
calm wi iitber. such in prevailed just
ii t!iou:.*bt of broken ru!<*«.
then. It was difficult cuo .gb to effect n
lie lelt u pleco of good ud ■ Ice lie
landing ut tlie k.r<* of the rock. but
"If I was you. cnp’n.” I»* nnhl. “I’d thin nit me smiling water rm-e became
turn In. Jones Is fcrlln* Al this ir.oru- uu awful, raging, ten ring fury wbeu
In’, lie conic» on nt *» You ought to the waven were l.mhed into a ntorm.
lie pocketed bls pipe and ■food with
be dead lss»;»t after yo ir double npell
of the Inst two days I’ll keep break- bauds clinched on the rail, gazing In-
flint Intck until Hirer* ln*l!a (tisai a. m.l. tvntly at n white painted ship's 1 ite
bout, with n broken uiast li ini a nail
an* there's fr.**h eggs an' bmldlek.”
“Just a couple of vvlilffa, Jim. Thru trailing over the stern. Its color, with
the nun shining on It. u<> less than the
I'll go lielow.*'
vup irons eddies fading down to the
Both men wore the uniform <lf n««lst
• nt k«*pera, yet It lir*»*ded not their surface of the sea. had prevented him
nuinnvr of apccch to reveal tluit one from seeing It earlier.
wua n gentlemnu ixrrtl unit briil unit would not have n»tl<*rd It at all were
the other a bluff, g ml unturml. horny it not fur tlie flashing wings of several
banded A. B. to whom new laid <ggn sen birds which nccuuipuuied the craft
snd recently cured tl*»h nfi|M*ah*d fnr In aeriul encort.
Even yet n landsman would hare
more poteutly than Khelley and n sum
stared Insolently In that direction and
liter dawn nt sea.
lie who had Involuntarily quoted declared that then* was naught else
•’Queen Mnb” turned Illa tr-ise oeawnrfl in sight save the steamer. whose tail
again. Each moment the scene was tie masts and two black funnels were now
coming more brllbanj. yet nearer to distinctly visible, but th« lighthouse
earth. Tlie fnroff Inlands sent npbtsliea ki*v|»er knew tie Was not mistaken.
of gray, brown and green through tlie Here was a boat adrift, forlorn, de
purple. Tile rose flilnli on tlie horizon serted. its coutoitr told Idin that It
w e« n««iinilng n yellower tinge, and file was no lix-al craft straying adven
blue of sky and water was dr*c|M*nlng. turously from Island or mainland. Its
Twenty mile« away to the southwest unexpected pre****m-e. wafted tliu*
the smoke of ■ steamer heralded ths strangely from ocean wild«, the broken
advent of nn Atlantic liner, and the last n|>nr and tumbled canvas, betokennd
ahr<**ln of white mist were curling fur an accident, perchance a tragedy,
“Jim!" he crfe<l
loruly alxive the waves.
Real Valve More than Double
Ills mute, engaged In shrouding the
The pr»*s»*nce of the steamship, a tiny
gleaming lense« from the sun’s rays,
dull s|a>t on the glow lug picture.
» i M e
pled the void with llle mid Inmlalied came at the call. He was lame,
poetry with tlie thinly sheeted ghosts result of u wound received In
of the fog. In il little tuoni tinnì nli Egyptlnn cnmjMiltni; nevertheless,
hour she would be nbrv.ist of thè Utili was quick on bln feet.
"What do you make of that?”
IliK'k light. Tlie «atelier lielicved was
The sailor required no more than r.
almost certain, In fuct flint alte was
the Princess Il »j-.il. bomewnrd bollini gesture, lie dialled Ills eyes with hl*
frmi New York lo Southampton. Fiori right hand, a mere shlp'ioanl trick of
Values Inequaled Anywhere
her nnlo.in deck thi e enthusiasts who corn-ent rat Ing vision and brain, for
bail risen early ■■ lough to catch n first
"Ship's Isiat,” ho answered laconical
glimpse of the English «-oast were al
ready sc.'ilining the trimly rugged out ly. "t'olllnlon. I expect There’s bln
lines of tin* Sellly Isles mid aiurchlnt; no blow to speak of for days. But
with their glasses for t!ic Iaui.l's End they’re gon»*. Knocked over! »on rd when
k I ii * was took a hack by a squall. In
mid the Lizard.
less then! birds"
In n few hours they would be !*1
lie spo! e lii n sp»<*les of verbal short
K intliaiufiton; that nfternoon In Lon
stock can be found
don I. .nd.»u. the Mecca of the world, hnml. but his meaning was clear
from which two year* ago he t!«i! with enough, even To the sentence left tin
n loathing akin to terror. The b.g ship finished. The craft was under no <*on
out there, panting mid straining ns if tn 1. Sin* would drift stolidity Into the
she were beginning, not eudlug. her bay u.tll t'le tide turned, wander la »
iH-t-in rm e of .’l.iHM) miles, was carrying an nlmh-ns cirri.* for half an li**ur *
eager hundreds b> tin* pleasures mid thereafter. hhi ! then, when the ebb re *•
follies of the great city. Yet he, the stored direction and force to the cur
man smoking mid silently stnrlng nt rant. voyage forth again to the fabled
tin* growing bank of smoke a young realm of I.yontiesse.
For a little while they stood together
man. t<n>: handsome, erect, with the
clean, smooth proflie of the aristocrat- In slleuce. Jim suddenly quitted his
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had turned bls back on it nil and
CH A ITER I.
IX nlgbt king the great boll of
the lighthouse, slung to a stout
beam projecting sea wan! la*
neulh the outer platform, hud
tolled Its warning through the fog.
Tin* monotonous ticking <>f the clock
work attachment Hint governed It. tin*
►harp ami live).er dick of the occult
ing Itarvl’s machinery, wcra the ouly
sounds which alternated w ith Its deep
boom. Tlie tremendous clung sent a
thrill through the giant column Itself
sml |>eul<*<l away Into the murky void
w lit, a tremolo of proiuuu I diminu
Overhead the magnlllcciit lantern. Its
eight rl ■ :•••’ circle of flame burning ut
full pressure, Illumined the drilling
vu| or with uu Intensity that seemed to
| h * I huii of the sturdy granite pillar of
Which It wss th« titling dlndeui. Il.inl
sml slroug vxti'riinlly an the «verlast-
Illg nx-k on which It stood. r«*plete
within with burnished stis-l ami polish
ed brass, great cylinders nml |Miwerful
pumps, the IlglilhuiiM* thrust Its glow
lug torch lieyond tin* resell of the most
ilnrlng WMve. Cold, dour, detlmt It
Vet Its sUi><*rhuimrn eye
sought to pierce the very heart of tlio
fog. and the furnace white glare, con
centrated ten thousand fold by the eti
clr< ling lilve of the dioptric lens, flung
far Into the gloom a silvery clonk of
At Inst nu Irresistible slly sprung to
the asnlstaiu'e of the uneoiiqill*rnble
light. About tlie dose of the middle
watch ■ gentle brru*«* from the All. hi
tic followed the tide «Ild swept the
shivering wrsltii landward to tlie north
east, while the first beams of a June
aun ctMupleted the destruction of the
routsd s|MM t»r.
Ko oiu-e more, as on the dawn of the
third dny. the waters under the lieaveu
were gathered luto mw plsce mid the
dry land appeared, und. liehold. It urn*
Ou the borlsou the turquoise rim of
the sea lay with the she»*n of foli toil
• Ilk against the softer canopy of the
sky. Toward the west n group of Is
lands. to which drifting banks of mist
clung In malting desjialr. were etched
In slmdows of dreamy pundv
the nearer nra floor the quickly dying
vapor spread n hnxy pall of opal tints.
Across the face of the waters glisten
ing bands of emerald gT»*en mid soreuo
blue qttlvereil In fairy llg'its.
slanting rays of tin* sun threw broad
cast a golden inlriieo u nl glided nil
things w ith the dttnili i!l.idm* s of an
English summer-* dny.
A man. pacing tin* narrow .* il!ery I»*»-
tun th the lantern, hiitcd fur n mo
ment to flood tils soul nfrc«h with n
beauty made entrnm-ln : by tlie kiiowl-
rd- e that n few brief tnl'Httc« won! I
resolve It Inf» niaturvr uud more fa
lie was cngnwd. It I« trit**. In tin*
Unromantlc m-tlon of flllbhis pipe,
n simple thing. I m *I ovi * I alike of | hh * is
and nnvvlea. yet Ills eyes drunk In the
mute glory of the scene, mil. captive
to the spell of th.* hour, lie murmured
"Ftontlng on wav*« of music nnit of llxht,
Iteliold the chariot of the fair* <iu*-* n!
Celestial • ours.-r« |>nw th.* unylel ling .dr;
Their fllmy pentionn nt h* r wor.l they furl
Anil stop obedient to tlie reins of light."
The small door benenth the glass
fane wan often. The worker within,
busily cleaning an eight Imli buruer.
for a Wider Died Tuesday at His Home
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