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NEWS OF THE WEEK
General Resume of Important Events
A cold wave has spread all over the
E ast and is doing imm ense dam age to
The governm ent has brought su it to
compel the dissolution o f the Eastm an
kodak tru st.
China is the fourteenth nation to ac
cept, in principle, B ryan’s plan for
universal world peace.
ALASKAN VOLCANOES ERUPT
Mount Katmai Threatens tc Repeat
Seward, A laska—All the volcanoes
along the A laska peninsula and a d ja
cent islands as fa r to the w estw ard as
Unim ak pass are in eruption, e m ittin g
flames and dense volumes of smoke.
News of the a ctiv ity o f the volca
noes jv a s brought by the mail steam er
Dora, which arrived Monday from her
m onthly voyage to Dutch H arbor. .
Mount Shishaldin, on U nim ak is
land, arrivals by the Dora said, was
shooting flames high into the a ir and
Mounts Pavlof and M akushin were
sm oking when the steam er passed
Mount K atm ai, which was in vio
lent eruption ju st a y ear ago when it
covered fe rtile Kodiak island w ith a
thick layer o f ashes, is sending up a
g re a t column of smoke, filling the
heavens w ith a haze discernible a t
Redoubt, Iliam na and St. A ugus
tine, volcanoes on the w est side of
Cook Inlet, are also show ing unusual
signs of activity, smoke in increasing
volumes pouring out of th e ir craters.
F or the last two weeks rep o rts have
been coming from Southw estern A las
ka indicating renewed a ctiv ity among
the volcanoes all along the A laska pen
insula. Two w eeks ago sm oke was
reported coming from Mount K atm ai
and general activ ity o f all the vol
canoes in the vicinity was predicted.
ORfCON SUTE NEWS IN
fflÜT] % (Kfûiiiclei oF
MANY NEW LAWS IN FORCE FARMING COURSE FOR NOVICE
More Power Given Governor as Re O. A. C. Summer School to Teach
sult of New Measures.
Rudiments to Beginners.
yQyh F letcher R odmson
next day that Peace told me his story.
1 will set It down as briefly as may
, “I soon came to the conclusion th at
Ford, w hether dead or alive, was In
side the grounds of Meudon Hall. If
he had bolted, for some reason, by-the-
way. which was perfectly Incompre
hensible, a man of his ability would
not have left a broad trail across the
c en ter of bis lawn for all to see.
T here was, moreover, no trace of him
th a t our men could ferret out at any
station within reasonable distance. A
m otor was possible, but there were no
m arks of Its presence next morning
In the slush of the roads. T hat fact
1 learnt from a curious groom who
bad aided In the search, and who,
with a sim ilar Idea upon him, had
carefully examined the highway a t
"W hen I clam bered to the top of
the wall I found that the snow upon
the coping had been dislodged.
traced the m arks, as you saw, for
about a dozen yards W here they end
ed I, too. dropped to the ground out
side. T here I made a rem arkable
discovery. Upon a little drift of snow
th a t lay In the shallow ditch beneath
were more footprints. Hut they were
not those of Ford. They were the
m arks of long and narrow boots, and
led Into the road, w here they were
lost In the track of a Hock of sheep
th a t had been driven over It the day
“I took n careful m easurem ent of
They might, of
course, belong to some private Inves
tigator; but they gave me an Idea.
Could some man have walked across
the lawn In Ford's boots, changed
them to his own on the top of the
wall, and so departed? W as It the
desire of some o re to let It be sup
posed th a t Ford had run away?
"W hen I examined Ford's private
rooms I was even more fortunate.
From the bootboy I discovered th a t
the m aster had three pairs of shoot
ing boots. There were three pairs In
the stand. Some one had made a
very serious m istake Instead of hid
ing the pair he had used on the lawn,
he had returned them to th eir place.
The trick was becoming evident. But
w here was Ford? In the house or
grounds, dead or alive, but where?
“I was able, through my friend the
bootboy, to exam ine the boots on the
night of our arrival. My m easure
m ents corresponded with those th a t
Jackson, the valet, wore. Was he
acting for himself, or was Harbord,
or even Ransom, In the secret? That,
Salem — All the law s passed a t the
A course in basic agronomy to be Co-rfu/Zk/s te//A /!. Cufkh) ùoy/e c / 7he Zit/u/xJ c / /he á X jí A e/'e/JJe/, ¿t.
recent session o f the legislature, ex given by Dr. M. M. McCool a t the
C cpyr/yA / Óy M / (f. C /IA X 'líif/
cept those having em ergency clauses Oregon A gricultural college sum m er
"Finding a solution to your prob
or those to be re fe rre d to the people, session is planned to introduce the
lem." said the little detective, getting
novice to farm science through an in
became o perative Ju n e 3.
to bis feet. "Perhaps, gentlem en, you
C hief among the new m easures are tim a te first knowledge of the fields,
will be good enough to follow me.”
those re la tin g to highw ays, irrig a tio n , the crops, and the m echanics o f the
He stepped through the opening In
w ages of women and children, pensions farm . A p a rt of the instruction, also,
the wall, and lifted the candle which
for m others, fixing num ber of hours will give an introduction to agricul
the valet had placed on the floor
o f workm en in factories, m ills, etc., tu re as a science through a wide range
Both sides refusing to m ake fu rth er
w hilst he was raising the panel from
g iving the governor m ore power to en of scientific study and investigation in
concessions, w ar betw een the Balkan
force law s locally, revising fish and fields still unexplored, or to in te rest
You, zlr, sitting peaceably a t home, within. By Its light I could see the
states is expected a t any tim e.
gam e laws, appropriation for Pacific the beginner in the business profits w ith a good light aud an easy con first steps of a flight which led down
Panam a exposition, regulation o f bro and practice and the professional op science, may think I was a tim id fool; Into darkness.
Colonel Goethals says th a t “ any
kers, regulation of paw nbrokers, uni po rtu n ities of farm ing.
"W e will take Jackson with us,” he
thing th a t floats” may go through the
yet I was afraid—honestly and openly
The work includes instruction in the afraid. The little detective heard the continued. “Keep an eye on him, Mr.
form system o f accounting in sta te
Panam a canal by Ja n u a ry 1, 1916.
and counties, teachers o f Portland on origin and form ation of soils; soil news of It In my voice, for he gave me Phillips, If you please.”
It is claimed the loss o f revenue by
civil service basis, pensions for Port m oisture, heat and a ir; common soil a reassuring p at upon the back.
It was a strange procession th a t we
the Underwood tariff bill will be more
land police, abolishing d istric t fairs processes; plant foods and soil fe rtil
made. F irst Peace, with the candle,
than offset by the income tax amend
ity ; tillage, crop rotation and m anur
and c rea tin g county fairs.
hole?’ he whispered. "In the days then Ransom, with the valet follow
Sum m aries o f the m ost im portant in g ; soil b a cteria ; drainage and irri when Meudon Hall was built, no coun lng, while I and Harbord brought up
gation benefits; and the use and care
m easures are as follow s;
A cloudburst covered the tracks of
the rear. We descended some th irty
A brief try house was without Its hiding place. steps, formed In the thickness of the
H ighw ay comm ission bill—C reates of common farm machines.
the C learw ater short line in Idaho for
P ro te stan ts and priests, Royalists and
highw ay com m issioner and provides
a distance 500 fe e t w ith e arth and
Republicans, they all used the secret wall, opened a heavy door, and so
for a highw ay engineer a t a salary of will close the course.
found ourselves In a narrow cham ber,
burrow a t one tim e or another.’’
$3000 a year.
U nder the m easure
some twelve feet long by seven broad.
The departm ent of agricu lu tre in its
"How did he get In?"
about $360,000 will be provided for
Upon a m attress at the fu rth er end
Ju n e report predicts a bum per w heat
JAPS ARE COMING NORTH road work annually. The work will
crop, sufficient to m ake 160,500,000
cover; and as 1 have no wish to de lay a man, gagged and bound. As the
be done by th e counties, and the engi
stroy Mr. Ford's old oak panels I light fell upon his features Ransom
barrels of flour.
Statesmen of Nippon Continue In neer will give all assistance possible will be studied, such as w heat, barley, think our sim plest plan will be to wait sprang forward, shouting his name.
A U nited S tates Suprem e court de
to the county courts.
"Silas Ford, by thunder!"
quiry Into Land Situation.
cision in the Minnesota railroad ra te
County bonding act—Gives counties grasses, as to th e ir v ita lity , g erm ina until he comes back again."
W ith eager fingers we loosened the
The shadows leapt upon us as Peace
San Diego— A p a rty of four prom the rig h t to issue bonds to build roads. tion, preservation, grow th and repro
case gives sta te s the rig h t to fix rates
in en t Japanese, rep resen tin g J a p a n ’s This and the highw ay commission bill duction. Some work in seed judging extinguished the light he carried. The gag and cut the ropes th at bound his
for in te rsta te traffic.
will be done, and seed beds and seed g reat window alone was luminous with w rists. He eat up, turning his long,
A San Francisco woman alone and industry and commerce, who are in are im portant, fo r they con stitu te v ir
ing will be studied.
The relation of the faint starlight th a t showed the thin face from one to the o ther of us
unaided, raided and partially wrecked C alifornia for the purpose of in v esti tually the first practical highw ay leg
clim ate and soil to crops, culture and tracery of Its ancient stonew ork; for as he stretched the cram p from his
a gam bling house w here her husband g a tin g conditions in regard to the islation enacted in the sta te .
alien land law dispute, departed for
Colum bia Southern b ill—A ppropri rotation, the prevention and eradica the rest, the darkness hedged us limbs.
had lost $1300 in three days.
"T hank you, gentlem en.” said he.
the N orth Monday a fte r a short v isit ates $450,000 for irrig a tio n of 23,000 tion of weeds, and the harvesting, about In Im penetrable barriers. Side
Chinese women of modern education here.
acres o f land in E astern Oregon, work m ark etin g and profits of crops will be by side, we stood by the wall In which "W ell. Ransom, how are things?”
"Bad, sir; but It's not too late."
have been arrested fo r conspiring
Two other we knew the secret entrance m ust
The U nited given some consideration.
In the p a rty w ere Dr. Joichi Soy- to be sta rte d a t once.
He nodded his head, passing his
against the governm ent, and it is eda, honorary m em ber of the Tokio S ta te s d e p artm en t of in te rio r has subjects of im m ediate im portance will exist.
It may have been ten m inutes or hands through his hair with a quick,
claimed m any have been executed.
The d istribution and
cham ber of commerce and ex-vice offered to give a sim ilar sum for the be discussed:
more when from the distance—some nervous m ov^nent.
Stopping of Columbia riv e r boats by m in iste r of finance; Tadao Kam aiya, work, but it has not been accepted by value to the sta te of various crops, w here below our feet, or so it seemed
“You've caught my clever friend, I
high w ater has prevented m any berry honorary chief secretary of the Tokio the d e se rt land board. A nother bill and the m ethods of im proving them.
to me—th ere came the faint echo of a see. Kindly go through his pockets,
pickers from reaching the fields, and cham ber of com m erce; S. Inu, secre provides for an ap propriation of $50,-
closing door. It was only In such will you? He has som ething I m ust
it is believed many berries will go to ta ry of the Japanese A ssociation of 000 to in v estig a te feasible irrig a tio n RAISING OF FLAX IS URGED cold silence th a t we could have heard
ask him to retu rn to me."
A m erica, and H. H. W akabaqski, sec projects, the Federal governm ent to
I t The tim e ticked on. Suddenly,
We found it In Jackson's pocket-
re ta ry of the J apanese A ssociation of co-operate by g iv in g a sim ilar amount.
The late st Japanese reply in the Southern C alifornia.
The land prob S till another m easure appropriates Speaker Tells Threshermen of Prof upon th e black of the floor, there book—a cheque, antedated a week, for
shone a thin reflection like the slash five thousand pounds, with a covering
C alifornia land controversy opens the lem was not discussed by the dele $15,000 for the investigation of a pro
of a sw ord—a reflection th at grew Into le tte r to the m anager of the bank.
way for unlim ited " frie n d ly negotia gates.
posed pow er p lan t on the Columbia a t
P ortland—Thousands o f dollars may a broad gush of light as the sliding
Ford took the bit of stam ped paper,
The D alles.
I t is declared th a t the be added to the annual earnings of the
tio n s.”
CHARGE RETALIATORY DUTY project contem plates th e creation of thresherm en of Oregon by the develop panel In the wall, six feet from where tw isting It to and fro In bis supple
Governor W est, of Oregon, says the
one o f the g re a te s t w a ter power sys m ent of the flax industry in the state,
In terio r departm ent has too much
according to H. A. Brewer, m anager
Senate Places “String” On Many tem s in the U nited S tates.
“ dead tim b e r.”
Minimum w age bill — C reates com of the Portland Linseed Oil company,
Free List Items.
mission to be named by the governor who was one of the speakers a t the
I t is proposed to amend the m ilitary
W ashington, D. C .—R evising th e ir to in v estig a te w ages of women and banquet of the S tate T hresherm en’s
laws to provide for the use of the m il
policy again, D em ocratic leaders in children and the conditions
under association a t the Commercial club re
itia in foreign service.
the senate have decided to put a coun
A Missouri official says women terv a ilin g duty on im ports o f livestock which they work. I t gives the com cently.
"T h e linseed factories of the sta te
workers are as firmly in bondage as and grains, fresh m eats, flour and oth m ission pow er to enforce decrees, fix
w ages and re g u la te sa n ita ry condi are prepared to handle the product of
colored slaves ever were.
e r g ra in products.
25,000jacres of flax in th is sta te , if
A special house com m ittee favors
T hese agricultural products a re to
M others’ pension b ill—Provides for the people will only plant i t , ” he said.
lim iting appropriations to a fixed sum, be classed in the free list, in accord assistance o f m others whose husbands
“ T aking the prices paid for th reshing
to be apportioned as congress sees fit. ance w ith the recent decision a fte r a are dead, in s ta te in stitu tio n s or phys
in o th er states, the
conference w ith P resident W ilson, but ically or m entally unable to work. The should be able to g et from 20 to 25
A cloudburst in the Blue m ountains
they will be placed th ere w ith a counties are to provide the pensions.
washed aw ay the O.-W. R. & N. track, " s tr i n g ” to them .
T en-hour law — Provides th a t 10 and they would be able to handle the
but operated the block signal a t the
d uty m eans th a t th e U nited S tates hours a day or 60 hours a week con flax crops w ithout in the least being
same tim e and this saved a passenger
will charge on im ports of cattle, s titu te the w orking schedules in fac interfered w ith in th eir work on the
train from plunging into the Grand
sheep, hogs, w heat, flour and such tories, mills, etc., but th a t employes reg u lar g rain crops.”
products, a duty com pensatory to any may work 13 hours a day, but no long
The senate lobby in v estig atin g com duty th a t may be charged by another er. They are to receive tim e and one-
Forestry Builds Station.
m ittee will inquire into everything country against A m erica on her e x h a lf pay for all tim e m ore than 10
P ra irie C ity—The fo restry service
th a t resem bles an effort to influence ports o f the sam e commodities.
hours a day.
Bill increasing power o f governor— has ordered a telephone line to be in
INVESTIGATE MINE TROUBLES Gives governor power to appoint spe stalled connecting P ra irie C ity w ith
A Japanese colony o f about 1500
cial d istric t attorneys, sheriffs, con the sum m it of S traw berry Peak, 12
persons has been established in B ra
m iles d ista n t from th is place. A sta
zil, under an agreem ent which sets Senate Sub-Committee Goes to stables, when regularly elected offi tion will be erected on the extrem e
aside 150,000 acres of land for th eir
Scene to Take Testimony.
m easure, urged by the
governor, sum m it of the peak a t a height of
W ashington, D. C .—C onfronted by classes immoral resorts as nuisances over 10,000 feet, which overlooks the
A ttorney-G eneral
McReynolds is a com plicated situation, constantly so they m ay be closed m ore easily en tire forestry d istric t of E astern
convinced th a t neith er the Standard grow ing more involved, the senate than a t present.
The purpose of the governm ent in
Shipping of liquor a ct— Provides
Oil nor Tobacco tru sts have been dis sub-com m ittee named to investigate
W est V irginia coal strik e conditions th a t intoxicating liquor shipped from establishing this statio n is to enable a
solved in a legal manner.
will leave for C harleston.
E xam ina “ w e t” to “ d ry ” te rrito ry m ust be la lookout stationed th ere to notify all
A tariff am endm ent has been intro tion of w itnesses will begin w ith the beled and bear the names o f the con points of the reserve in the event of
duced which proposes a sliding scale appearance of scores of m iners sum signee and consignor.
The package fires.
W ork on the telephone line and s ta
tax on the o utput of tobacco m anufac moned by the agents o f the U nited m ust describe the liquor it contains.
tu rin g companies, which reaches up to M ineworkers to te s tify in relation to A nother m easure provides th a t saloon tion has been commenced.
6 cents a pound.
charges th a t the w orkers in the P aint keepers who sell liquor to intoxicated P ra irie C ity th ere is telephone connec
Creek and Cabin Creek coal fields are persons, m inors or blacklisted persons tion w ith all points in this reserve.
Labor leaders in the Pacific N orth
kept in a sta te of v irtual peonage.
shall be liable for all dam ages th a t ac
w est are much concerned over the
Senator Borah, who has especial crue.
Tri-County Fair Dates Set.
threatened im portation of cheap fore
charge of this branch of the in v estig a
Game and fish laws—Completely re
Condon—The T ri-C ounty F a ir will
ign labor to the coast as soon as the
tion, will hear the first w itnesses.
vises gam e and fish laws of sta te . It be held in Condon th is fall on October
canal is opened.
is probably one of the m ost compre 1, 2 and 3, according to the decision
State Fund Unavailable.
hensive m easures ever passed by a leg of the executive com m ittee in a spe
Sacram ento—The legislative appro islature.
cial m eeting held T uesday night. T ri-
E lection revision m easures—U ncer County fa ir is to be a perm anent y e a r
priation of $15,000 to defray tran sp o r
W heat—Track prices: Club, 94c;
tatio n expenses of veterans of the b a t and laws which proved unsatisfactory ly event in Condon henceforth, and
bluestem , 99c; forty-fold, 94(ii95c;
the d irectors have decided to purchase
tle o f G ettysburg to the 50th a nniver repealed.
red Russian, 92c; valley, 94c.
the large grand stand, chicken coops,
sary reunion, was killed by a ruling of
O ats — No. 1 w hite, $32 per ton;
the T hird D istrict court of appeals in Board to have jurisdiction over all etc., from the M ayville F a ir associa
stained and off grade, less.
a te s t case affecting special appropri sta te institu tio n s excepting those for tion, which disbanded recently to join
M illstuffs— Bran, $24.50(i(25 pr ton;
U nder the ruling, not higher education. To be composed of Condon in m aking the T ri-County fa ir
shorts, $26.50(if27; m iddlings, $32.
one cent of the money appropriated by governor, secretary of sta te and sta te a big success.
B arley— Feed, $26.60(1/27 per ton;
The local fa ir grounds, which were
brew ing, n om inal; rolled, $28.50(0: the legislature can become available treasurer.
improved last y e ar fo r the first T ri-
until 90 days a fte r the adjournm ent of
County fa ir, will be still b e tte r im
the law -m aking body, or until A ugust
Hay — E astern Oregon tim othy,
Prune Crop to Be Bumper.
proved since the purchase.
10, one month too late for the pur
choice, $18@19 per ton; alfalfa, $13 poses for which the bill was enacted.
E ugene — T he Lane county prune
Films lo Show Interior.
crop will be betw een 35 and 40 car
Onions—New red, $1.25 per sack.
Central Oregon now is to be shown
I. W. W. Men Are Ducked.
loads th is year, according to J. O.
V egetables — A rtichokes, 75c per
S eatte, Wash. -In complete disre Holt, secretary o f the Eugene F ru it to the world in m otion pictures. Its
dozen; asparagus, Oregon, 50c(x$l;
beans, 12Jc pound; cabbage, 2 Jo ; gard of th eir feelings 'and the possi G row ers’ association. L ast y ear rains peculiar industries and its varied ac
cauliflower, $2 per c ra te ; head let bility of the shock of coming into con atY he jtollenization season cut the out tiv itie s have been m ade the subjects
tuce, $2.50 per c ra te ; peas, 7J(x8c ta c t w ith w ater proving fa ta l to them , put greatly, but th is y ear there is of a series of films th a t will be d is
per pound; peppers, 30c; radishes, a p a ir of Industrial W orkers of the every indication o f a record crop. played w herever m otion-picture th e
10@12c per dozen; rhubarb, l(x’2c W orld, who had been m aking nui- The green fru it is well form ed and the aters are operated and patronized.
per pound; spinach, 75c per box; gar- nances o f them selves around the p lant trees are loaded. C herries will be at Lloyd W. McDowell, publicity agent T hsra followed another pause, during
"It wae sm art of you, Jackson,” he too, It was necessary to discover be
O rchards to for the G reat N orthern railw ay, has which I could see Peace draw himself said, addressing the bowed figure be
lie, 7@8c per pound.
o f th e P uget Sound T im ber & Lum ber least an average crop.
fore I showed my hand.
Potatoes — Burbanks, 40@60c per company plant a t P o rt Angeles, were the northeast of the city are unusually ju st returned from a trip through the together as If for soma unusual exer fore him. "I give you credit for the
“Your story of H arbord’s m idnight
grabbed in a loose place in th e ir cloth heavy, while those to the northw est interior w ith about 3000 fe e t of high- tion.
hundred; new, 3c per pound.
Idea. To kidnap a man Just as he was excursion supplied a clue. Tbe sec
class films. The pictures w ere made
Green f r u i t — Apples, new, $1.75 ing by m ill w orkers and rudely tossed are not show ing up so well.
A shadow darkened the reflection bringing off a big deal—well, you re ta ry had evidently followed some
by a rep resen tativ e o f
the P athe on the floor, and a head came peering would have earned the money.”
per box; old, nom inal; straw berries, off the end of the com pany’s dock,
man who had disappeared m ysterious
Parking Plant to Be Projected.
W eekly service.
75c(x $1.25 per c ra te ; cherries, 8(xl2c landing wrong side up in the bay. The
out. The light but half displayed the
"B ut how did you get down here?" ly. Could there be the entrance to a
per pound; gooseberries, 2(x4c; apri- m illw orkcrs say they w ant no trouble,
Dundee W ith the practical assur
face, but I could see th a t the teeth stru ck In the m anager.
secret cham ber In that corridor? That
cots, $1.25(1(1.75 box; waterm elons,
ance of an abundant prune crop here
State Wards See Circus.
were bare and glistening, like those
"H e told me th at he had discovered would explain the m ystification of
Snow Flies In Chicago.
5c per pound; peaches, $1.50 per box.
this year, the Dundee Cooperative
an old hiding-place—a 'p riest's hole’ Harbord as well as tbe disappearance
Salem Five hundred inm ates of the
Poultry— Hens, 15(xl51c; broilers,
Chicago A death, a reported fall of F ru it G row ers’ & P ackers’ association Reform School, the Insane Asylum Tbe next m oment he stepped across he called It, and I walked Into the of Silas Ford. If so H arbord was not
25c; turkeys, live, 19((/20c; dressed, [ snow and thousands o f dollars of dam m et recently and form ulated plans for and the Tuberculosis H ospital a tte n d the threshold.
trap as the beat man may do some Involved.
choice, 25c; ducks, old, 16J(i('18c; age w ere brougeht to Chicago Monday building a four-story packing plant. ed a circus Saturday, being guests of
W ith a spring like the rush of a tim es. As we got to the bottom of
"If Ford were held a prisoner he
young, 24m 26c; geese, young, 14(x by a 40-mile gale.
The tem perature The work is to begin im m ediately and the show m anagem ent.
The in v ita terrier. Addington Peace was upon th a t stairw ay he ellpped a sack over m ust be fed. Hie gaoler m ust of ne
fell from 91 degrees, the highest of the building will be completed about tion was extended early in the m orn him. driving him off his balance with my head, and had me fixed In th irty cessity rem ain In tbe house. But the
Eggs -Oregon ranch, case count, the season, to 44 degrees in 16 hours. Septem ber 1. W hen in operation this ing and Governor W est inform ed the the Impact of the blow. One loud seconds. He fed me him self twice a tra p I set In the suggested Journey to
19c per dozen; candled, 20c.
The gale wrecked m any yachts in the industry will give em ploym ent to superintendents th a t as m any of the ■cream he gave th a t went echoing day, standing by to see I didn't holloa. town was an experim ent singularly un
B utter- -C ity cream ery, cubes, 28c harbor, sinking one. Occupants of the about 60 persons.
F orm erly the inm ates ns possible should be allowed away Into the distant corridors. But, W hen I paid up he was to have tw en successful, for all the three men I de
pound; prints, 29(</29Jc.
i o ther boats narrow ly escaped death. g re a te r portion of the prunes grown to attend. It was the first tim e in before I could reach them , the little ty-four hours’ s ta rt; then he would sired to te s t refused. However, If f
Pork—Fancy, l l f x l l l c per pound.
I Homes and trees in the residential dis here have been shipped to oth er points m any years th a t a circus had granted detective had him down, though he let you know w here I was I held out were right about the secret cham ber
V eal—Fancy, 13Jc per pound.
tric t also suffered.
Many chim neys for packing.
admission g ra tis to inm ates of the in ■till kicked viciously until I lent a awhile, but I gave In tonight. Tbe I could checkm ate the blackm ailer by
Hops— 1912 crop, 9(xl4c per pound; j were blown down.
stitu tio n s and those atte n d in g enjoyed hand. The click of the handcuffe on delay was getting too dangerous. keeping a w atch on him from your
1913 contracts, 13(}£ 13}c.
Investigate Handling of Prunes. the e n tertain m en t hugely.
hie w rists ended the m atter
Have you a clgaratte. H arbord? Thank room, which commanded the line of
Wool— E astern Oregon, 10/x 16c per
Submarines Make Mark.
It was Ford'» valet, th e,m a n Jack- you. And who m ay you be?"
As a result o f a recent conference at
com m unications But Jackson was
m ohair, j Toulon, F ra n c e--P re sid e n t Poincare, the Portland Commerical club between
First Pension Is Granted.
It was to the detective he spoke.
clever enough to leave his victualling
choice, 1913 clip, 30(0 32c.
from the bridge of an arm ored cruiser, prune grow ers of the sta te and Profs.
“My nam e le Peace. Inspector Ad to the nighttim e. I scattered the
We were not long by oureelvee. I
Hood R iv e r- The County court has
C a ttle —Choice steers, $7.756(8; watched the conclusion o f the naval C. I. Lew is, H. S. Jackson and H er ju st granted the first pension under heard a quick p a tte r of naked feet dington Peace, from Scotland Yard."
flour to try tbe result of th at ancient
good, $7.260(7.50; medium, $7(07.26; [ m aneuvers Monday.
A rem atkable man T a rta r o f the Oregon A gricul the widows’ pension bill enacted a t from behind us, and Harbord. the sec
"And I owe my rescue to you?”
trick. It was successful. T hat Is all.
choice cows, $6.500/7; good, $6.25( k fe atu re of the m aneuvers was the tural college, th is fall probably will the last session o f the legislature. retary , came running up. sw inging a
T he little m an bowed
Do you follow me?”
6.60; medium, $6(06.26; choice cal work o f the subm arines.
In th e ir see the beginning of an im portant ser The recipient, however, is not a wid heavy stick In his hand. Ransom fol
"You will have no reaaon to regret
"Yes," said I; “but how did Jack-
ves, $8(o9; good heavy calves, $6.6n final atta ck s they succeeded in torpe ies of investigations on the handling ow, but her husband is a perm anent lowed cloee at hie heels They both I t And what did you think had be
son come to know the secret hiding-
(0 7.50; bulls, $4(x6.
doing the presidential cruiser several of the Italian prune.
These will invalid, being afflicted w ith paralysis. stopped a t the edge of the patch of
Hogs — L ight, $8(08.80; heavy, tim es w ithout being peceived. G reat cover all phases o f the subject, from The woman and her th ree children will light In which we were, staring from
"It wae the general opinion th at
“He has long been a servant of the
crowds a t Toulon cheered the president the tim e the prune leaves the tree receive $17.50 a m onth.
bouse. You had belter ask his old
Sheep—W ethers, $5(x6; ewes. $4(x as no president has ev er been cheered until it is put into the box ready to has received applications for relief
"W hat In thunder are you about ?“ F o rd "
5 ; lambs, $6.65(06.76.
It was as we traveled up to town ( c h r o n i c i . f :« to HE CONTINUED.)
cried the m anager
from m ore than a dozen widows.
TH E VANISHED