Estacada progress. (Estacada, Or.) 1908-1916, June 24, 1915, Image 4

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    T h e Lase of Jennie Brice
Continued from page 3
coming forward and everything to lose.
Very well, she was alive on Monday.
We know where she was on Tuesday
and Wednesday.
Anyhow, during
those days her gem o f a husband was
In Jail. He was freed Thursday night,
and from that time until his leanest
on the following Tuesday. 1 had him
under observation every moment. He
left the Jail Thursday night, and ou
Saturday the body floated in at Se-
wlekie.v. If it was done by Ladley It
must have been done on Friday, and
on Frtdu.v be was In view through the
perisrope ail day!”
Mr. Ke.vuolds value in and Joined us.
“There's only one way out that 1 see.”
he said mildly. “ T w o women have
been fool enough to have a name tat­
tooed over their hearts. No woman
ever thought enough of me to have my
name put on her.”
“ I hofie not.” 1 retorted. Mr. Rey­
nold's liixt name is Xavharlab.
Hut. as Mr. floleom be said, all that
had l»een proved was that Jennie Hrlve
was dead, probably murdered
vould not understand the defense let­
ting the vase go to the Jury without
their putting more stress ou Mr. How­
ell’s story.
Hut we were to under­
stand that soon, and many other
things. Mr. Holcombe told me that
evening o f learning from John Bellows
of the tattooed name on Jeuuie Hrlve
and of how. after an almost endless
search, he had found the man who had
cut the name away.
At S o'clock the doorbell rang. Mr.
Reynolds had gone to lodge, he being
an LIU and several other things and
much given to regulin In boxes and
having his picture in the newspapers
in different outlandish costnmes. Mr.
IMtuiun used to say that man. being
denied bis natural love for barbaric
adornment fn his ever.vdav
took to the different fraternities as an
excuse for decking biiusclf out. Hut
this has nothing to db with the door­
It was old Isaac. He had a basket
in his hand, und he stepped Into the
hall and placed it on the ti ior.
“ JCveiiing. Miss Hess,” he said. “Can
you see u bit o f company tonigtit:”
” 1 run always see you.” 1 replied.
But he hud not meant himself. He
stepped to the door and. opening it.
beckoned to some one across the street.
It was Lida!
She came in. her color a little height­
ened. and old Isaac stood back, bvum-
; lug at us both. 1 believe it was one
of the crowning moments of the old
i man's life—thus to see his Miss Hess
I and Alma’s child together.
"Is —is he here y e t s h e asked me
' nervously.
j ” 1 did not know he was coming.”
I There wus no need to ask which ’“be.”
| There was only ouc for Lida.
! “ He telephoned me and asked me to
come here. Oh. Mrs. Pitmau. I’ m so
» fra Id for him!”
She had forgotteu
| Isaac. I turned to the schoolteacher's
I room aud opened the door. “ The wom-
j an who belongs here is out at a lec­
ture." I said
“ Come In here. Ikkie.
und I'll bnd the eveutng ¡taper for
: you.”
“ •Ikkie.” ” said Lida, and stood star­
ing at me. 1 think I went white.
“The lady lieali and 1 Is old friends.”
Isaac said, with his splendid manner.
“ Her mothah. Miss Lida, tier moth-
a h '* -
But even old Isaac choked up at that.
and 1 closed the door on him.
“ How queer!” Lida said, looking at
me. “ So Isaac kuew your mother?
Have you lived always iu Allegheny.
Mrs. Pitman
To be continued.
Are You In The Market For A SEPARATOR?
In fairness to yourself, investigate the merits of
Simplex Separator
H. F. Gibson, Agent.
before you buy.
Barton, Oregon.
Here Are A Few
Dollar lor Dollar Pianos
Great values in America’s finest Pianos and Player Pianos.
Used instruments— not the usual second-hand kind, but fine
Pianos that have been played on very littlr and are like new in
every respect.
We have scores of other equally as good bargains in used
Worth New
$390 $ 195
- 290
Worth New
Aschenbach - $275 $165
H. P. Nelson - 425
$400 $198
Pianola Piano
$550 $ 255
R. M. Standish
Kstacada Agent
Portland, Oregon
$ 275
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Horrors and Atrocities
“ Horrors and Atrocities o f the
Great War” is the name of a
j very interesting, illustrated book,
[d elin g with the present Ei r>
! pean crisis.
Lewis Jones of Es-
j tacada is working during the va­
cation season taking orders for
this latest description of the gi­
gantic struggle.
My New Jewelry Stock
Adjoining Marchbank’ s
Watches, Clocks, Silverware
Jewelry and Repairing
I will be in Estacada—
Colonel Guffey’s Surrender
June 14th to 20th
June 28th to July 1st
July 5th to 7th
July 19th to 25th.
Colonel Mardelf Guffey, “ Sage
of the Sand Hills” , Cherokee
Strip, Oklahoma, has surrender­ When not here, leave work at Marchbank’s.
ed. The Cherokee Republican
makes that sensational announce­
F.‘ E. Beckwith,
ment. And it is sensational—
The Jeweler
astounding, too. All Oklahoma
is agog over it Colonel Mardell
Guffey never surrendered -to
anybody or anything—in his life.
Kodak Supplies
But the stride of progress has
locked step with Colonel Mardell
Films and Developers
Guffey now. And he’s swinging
along at a brisk pace, with his
black briar pipe at the same cocky
Colonel Guffey came into the
Cherokee Strip with the pioneers
and everything he owned strap­
ped in the pockets of his saddle.
That’s “ forty year ago” , the
Colonel says. And, by the same
*oken, the Colonel for forty years
has contended that there is one
and only one sure, safe, economi­
cal, dignified means of transpoi-
tation—only one mount for a
gentleman. That’s a cow-pony.
And he’s lived his life in the sad­
Fortune has smiled upon Colo­
Fishing Tackle
nel Mardell Guffey. He has be­
come a substantial—as well as
Ed Boner
widely beloved citizen. So, with
the march of progress into the
Cherokee Strip, it is not remark­
Choice Meat and Poultry
able that the enterprising motor
car salesman should single the
only are handled at this market. We do
Colonel out. Whole brigades and
not keep the tough, flavorless, inferior
battalions of them have come
grades which are neither satisfactory
confidently and departed despair­
nor economical. A little of our prime
meat is much better than a lot of poorer
Nevertheless, Colonel Mardell
quality. The test lies in the taste.
Guffey has surrendered just the
Order your Sunday dinner meat here.
same. We’ ve confirmed, it. It
is straight.
A few days ago a Ford agent
drove a 1915 Ford into the Colo­
nel’s front yard. The Colonel
viewed the familiar experiment
disdainfully through a cloud of
pipe smoke. Then he took his
l'eet down off the rail and gave
"the critter the once over'
nally, he broke all precedent arid
“ climbed aboard” .
An hour later the Colonel said
—“ Well, you might as well leave
her hitched up to the locust post
yonder, and if she’s sound in
Cash Paid For Eggs
wind and fairly gentle. 1 may
slip my branding iron on her” .
Fish Fridays
The Colonel did. Later he was j
encountered on the highway. "I i
ain’t quite got used to this here
Fred Jorg, Proprietor
throttle y et I keep wantin’ to
dig my spurs into her” said the
Phone Main 83.
Colonel, as he swung into the
Estacada. Oregon
front gate on two wheels. “ But
she sure can single-foot better
than any durned bronk I ever
rode and believe me. son, 1 sure
have rode some good hosses in
Klaetsch Mills
my time. Seems to me, though.
First class lumber of all kinds, promptly
1 ought to mix some oat3 in her
delivered from big stock on hand.
gasoline” .
Dimension material a specialty.
Isn’t that convincing proof of
Phone or call at mill, at Dodge.
Colonel Mardell Guffey’s surren­
Paid adv.
O. C. Klaetsch, Owner.
Palace Meat Market
Lum ber