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: H is D a y .” *
Glimpsa of the Day« When Living Wat
Joe Chans lor, now several times a greater depth, produce a large and in
Cheap In England.
Old time hotel rates in England were
Uionaire, was not long ago, a clerk exhaustible oil supply as are the othn
low. For instance. in the days of
Los Angeles. He borrowed some wells on adjoining properties. We air
tjneen Elizabeth the charge at the
~ej for the purpose of operating in offering a limited number of shares it George I mi for a feather hed |ier
By T R O Y A LLISO N .
'fornia oil; the result was that it this Company at twenty cents pei night was a penny Dinner cost six- ^ Copyrighted, 1908. by Associated ►
IK-Iiee (12 eentsi and offered ehotce of 4
de him one of the wealthiest men in share. Do
you realize what tha' “beef, mutton or plgge or fish.” In
• Y v r / r 'Y / T J W A f / W W W T W e
e state. John A. Bunting, formerly means? It means that in purchasing Stuart times each room owned a name
Young Conway Jabbed the oars Into
brake man on the Southern Pacific, this stock you become interested in a instead of a mint tier, chiefly those of the water viciously.
Inn signs, such ns the cross Keys
plough the investment of t l 70.00 in company that can produce the oil. It room, the Bell chamber, the Adam and
" i f I can't have wbat I want,” he
said sullenly, "I II take what I can get
fornia oil land became a millionaire, is not a case of “ they may,” “ they Eve room, and so forth
I'll auk her tonight."
Formerly the custom In important
e could tell you of innumerable should,” but "they are.”
Little Miss Pennell held on to the
; cities during festival times wns to lim
boat with both hands and gurgled de
thers. Why were Bunting, Chanslor,
Let us again impress these highly
statute lu Oauterburv during the cel
~ d the many others, who made their
important facts upon you: The property ebration of the bicentenary of Becket's
“What a humble, doglike disposition
oney through investments in oil, suc-
is a producer, is entirely surrounded translation (13721 the price of bread Is yours. Robert." she said ndmlrlugly.
“I'm sure she will take you. She has
ssful? Because they were shrewd,
by reliable producing properties, that was fixed at two loaves for a penuy been throwing herself at your head for
evel headed, observing men possess
(2 rental, a fairly high figure consid- six weeks.”
there is sufficient acreage (forty acres)
| ering the comparative value of money
ing unbounded confidence in the great
“Thank heaven, women can never
to justify the drilling of forty more then und uow. and wine brought 1C
i throw straight." he growled sullenly.
Juture of the California oil fields and
wells all of which would be in the very cents a gallon
“Seems to me she has done very
he oil industry. The demand for oil
A century or so later the scale of
core of one of the richest oil produc
well." said Miss rennell flippantly. “If
prices in Edinburgh ull the year round
;s increasing daily. The consumption
ing districts in the world. Remember was equally moderate, sheep ttelngsold you ask her tonight she surely will
far exceeds the output. Several oil
have achieved her aim. But I can't
that Kern County produces as much at prices ranging from 12 ceuts to 20 say that you look a wllUpg victim.
companies paid substantial dividends
cents, according to quality, “best hens"
oil as any other three oil producing
at 1 cent each and Rochelle wine at 1
when oil was selling at fifteen cents
counties in California. Shipping facil cent a pint. Any vender departing
Oil is now selling at
ities could not be better for the prop from these prices ran the risk of for
Ity cents per barrel at the well. The
feiture of his goods.—Chicago News.
erty adjoins the Southern Pacific
[total dividends for the year 1908,
tracks. The company has valuable as
(from all the oil companies doing busi
sets in improvements: Two wells, der
ness in California, not including the
rick, tanks, tool and bunk houses etc. The Ingenious Manner In Which They
Standard, will probably reach the 86,-
t »guise Themselves.
Before accepting the fiscal agency of
Some species of crabs disguise them
000,000 mark for the year 1909. There
the Kern Associated Oil Company we selves in an Ingenious manner. They
lore the natural conclusion to arrive
thoroughly investigated every detail deliberately bite up seaweeds and
St, is Investment in Oil Securities. In
plant them on their backs, very soon
pertaining to the company and its
establishing a growth which harmo
vest at once. We are offering for sale
property. We did not take snap judg nizes perfectly with the surroundings
limited number of shares on what we
ment, we never do, consequently want and deceives many an enemy. Should
[consider to be one of the best com
the weeds grow too vigorously the
to assure you that the stock of this
crab industriously prunes them with
panies operating in Kern county, in
r< s V
company at twenty cents per share is his claws and every now and then
fact in California. We refer to the
the most unparalled opportunity for the
stock of the Kern Associated Oil Com
fresh garden on his roof, so to speak.
investor that ever came under our ob
The sponge crab behaves in a simi
pany. The Kern Associated Oil Com-
lar manner, nipping off little hits of
¿fny is the best oil proposition ever
living sponge und sticking them on his
We sincerely believe that the Kern back, where they grow vigorously.
offered the investment public. This
Company owns free of incumbrance Associated Oil Co. is destined to pay The same end is served ns In the other
dividends as surely and as regularly as l ease, it is very amusing to keep crabs
forty acres in the very heart of the
of one or other of these kluds In an
are now being paid by the Associated
Kern river oil district, and situated on
uquarium and deprive them of the
Oil and other Companies operating on I usual means of coueeulment.
the Southern Pacific railroad. I r ad
They get very nervous and agitated
adjoining properties and we see no
joins the San Joaquin Oil & Develop
and try to cover themselves with bits
reason why within twelve months the j of paper or auytlilng else that may he
ment Company’s property which was
Kern Associated stock should not be < provided. One such captive is said
recently merged with the Associated
quoted at many times its selling price. ; to have had a little greatcoat made
Oil Co., whose stock is now selling at
for him, which he pet on in a hurry
You can invest any amount from as soon ns It was handed to him.—
831.75 per share. It also adjoins the
justly famous Discovery well where oil twenty ( 2 0 ) dollars up to twenty London Sphere.
H E W A V E D H E R D O U B T S A S I D E W IT H AN
was first discovered in the Kern River thousand (2 0 ,0 0 0 ) dollars. We allow
A IR Y G K S T U ltE .
Queer Talismans In Malta.
you five ( 5 ) percent on cash sub
There are still in lie found in Malta That growl of yours was perhaps In
scriptions. You can purchase stock a number of small stones shaped and accordance with your newly acquired
The Kern Associated Oil Company
on the easy monthly plan if you so de colored like the eyes, tongues and other doglike humility, hut one couldn't ex
parts of serpents. The superstitious actly call It a yap of Joy. Couldn’t
has two wells on its property. Well,
sire, one fifth down and one fifth per among the Maltese connect these with you fori e one little ecstatic bark. Bob
No. 1 is in oil and gives about sixty
month. Send in your subscription at the tradition that St. I’anl when ship bie, my child?" she suggested" coax-
five barrels of oil per day. With a once. Don’t delay. The stock of wrecked wns cast on their Island, and lngly.
“I wonder why on earth I like you
: It was there that while lighting a bun
greater depth and a more approved
the Kern Associated Oil Co. is the best dle of sticks for a fire a viper fastened I've never been able to understand.”
pump the production will be greatly
on the apostle’s hand. St Paul calmly He pulled the boat up to the sand bank
buy on the market today.
increased. The Company desires to
shook the reptile off Into the flames, and held it while she stepped ashore.
JOS. J. HOC,AN CO.,
"Am sorry I'm so unuceountably fas
and no harm followed. The natives
sink four more wells at once and to in
[ wear these stones as tnlisinaria. in cinating."
802-3 Metropolis Bank Bldg,
stall modern compressed air pumps’
She shook the wrinkles from her
which character they suppose them
San Francisco. Calif. [ serviceable in warding off dangers roflled skirts airily and started to in
We believe that well No. 2 will, with
1 from snake bites and poisons. They vestigate the one deserted hut that
: are found iu St. Paul’s cave, lrnbed- graced the tiny Island of suud and
[ ded in clay, and are set In rings and rushes.
“Upon my soul. It's a mystery.” lie
bracelets and when found to be in the
[ shape of a tongue or liver or heart are took their lunch basket from the boat
hung around the neck. They nre also and followed moodily.
Miss Pennell turned nggrlevedly.
1 taken internally, dissolved in wine,
I IN T H E
“You have spoiled your lovely meta
which method Is ntteuded. according
to vain; people, by more immediate re- phor. Dogs have uo souls."
“Neither—so some philosopher has
argued—have women," he retorted.
m u t u a l p ir e r e u b p a s s n .
“That philosopher had probably Just
Isfaor1* In New York City.
"1 was snovrPig un Englishman our been turned down emphatically by the
city a week or two ago." said a New lady he wrote about. But e'eu though
is m u
Yjt-Lor. "aud was surprised to bear soulless I have au appetite. Would
him express astonishment at the num you mind If we unpacked the basket
ber of ¡«lauds within our municipal and nte right here and now?"
'Is this entire island a
Conway set the basket on the sand
?art of New York city?’ he asked as 1 and took out his pipe, while she spread
took hlm ou several trolley rides over the napkins. "1 don't want anything—
on Staten Island. ‘And all thqpe is- have no appetite.” He puffed his brier-
lards, too, are they New York city Y he wood vigorously.
“But. Robert, you must brace the
Inquired another day as be went up
j the East river. Ills remarks put me to Inner man. Don't you remember you
thinking, mid I've discovered that not have an ordeal before you tonight? I
| jo e of the really great cities of the should think It would take some nerve
wer'd has so many Jslauds within Its to propose to Miss Stubbs. She's so—
bou.-.dar'es as New York. Staten Is er—almost fat." apologetically, “that
land in iiditf would make a good sized one would have to work his Imagina
city. Som* of the other Islands, of tion overtime to say to her the things
j course, are hardly more than specks, that the heroine of a romance Is sup
[ but they belong to New York city just posed to relish."
"I never did like skinny women."
S T jgy
r K s W y j j m
BANKERS UNO («HANTS
Of Forest Grove, Oregon
B e st and C h eap est
UR Special Six-Day Sale proved
to be a success and as a contin
uation o f the Low Prices we are
underselling all oLhers.
Come in and see our
F u r n it u r e
Carpets, Rugs, Linoleums, Window Shades, Mattings, Cur
tains, W all Paper, Paints, Oils, Glass, Trunks, Suit Cases,
and Valises. Pictures and Picture Framing.
Fram ing and Enlarging a Specialty
I dug In the way of company,** with
ldghtly more amiability.
“Oh, you!" she returned gloomily.
"Bui you will be so liad tempered be
cause of Miss Stubbs. You were going
to have a tete-a-tete with her tonight.
"That’s all over now." he sighed.
“Over? Can't you ask her tomor
He threw a pebble far out In the wa
ter aud waited to see it splash. "I'm
golug to ask you again.” he said slow
ly, “and you will have to consider It
this time—to keep those old eats at
the hotel from saying things.”
She drew a quick breath, and her
eyes were mutinous.
“Let them talk They have to talk
about something 1 certainly shall uot
let their silly clatter force me Into
"But. Betty. I hate to have them say
thlngi. And I'm not such a bad chap"—
“I know you're not." said Miss Pen
nell. fast becoming more excited aud
an ry. “but they enn talk—and talk! I
Intended marrying you all along, but I
won't be forced Into It."
“What!" shouted Conway so loudly
that a lone bird perched on a nearby
grass stalk flapped Its wings hur
She saw her false step and tried to
retrieve “1 meant—perhaps.”
“No; you don’t renlg." he said hap-
The shadows grew longer. He looked
at his wat-h in the fading light.
“Too had. but l must take you back
In time for you to dross for the dance."
He waved hor doubts aside with an
airy gesture "The hero of this ro
mance know« how to relieve the hero
ine In dhtre-s. my lovely lady. See
that hut?" dramatically. "Well, there
are four canoes sheltered In I t "
Little Mins rernell dimpled appreci
atively. “You dear!” she said.
8he L Iked Variety.
She Is a verr nice little girl, and yet
she has an Imagination so vlvhl that
people can't help wondering once In
awhile what Is going to become of It.
The little Ctrl <an and does tell the
most marvelous tales, and when she la
reproved she Is entirely complacent
and ennnot see that her effective Inven
tloas are anything more than Jokes
One of these she tcld to an Interested
neighbor at whose house she called
“How Is your mamma, dear?” asked
the nelghher one morning when the
little girl made her appearance.
"She Is very si k." answered the lit
tle girl earnestly. “Nelly (her sister)
and I were up with her all night. We
called the doctor." But when the klud
neighbor wont In haste to see her sick
friend she found her In every respect
as well ns ever.
“Why did you tell kind Mrs. Blank
such a story about me?” nskod mam
ma seriously of her little girl at the
“Well, mamma." said the little girl,
with n to«« of hor curl«. “Mrs. Blank
nsks m e every single morning how you
are, and I get tired of tolling her that
you nre very well."—New York Times.
A Busy Family.
"Say, bub," said the book ngent ns
be drew up at the gule of a house in u
country town ou which was swinging
a barefooted boy. "Is your pa urouud?"
"Nope, l a s out breakln' lu a colt,"
was the reply.
“Could 1 bee your rna ?"
"Nope. Ma's Jest took a walk to
break In a new puir of shoes."
"Is your big sister ut home?"
"Nope. I'ete Lawson fell over town
an' busted his leg. an' she's gone over
to break the news to his ma."
"Maybe I could see another one of
“Nope. The other’s gone to town to
break a ten dollnr bill.”
"Well. I guess I'll have to talk to
your big brother, then. Will you call
"Can't. He's breakln' stone np at
the county Jail."
"Your folks seem to be pretty well
occupied," smiled the book agent.
“Maybe I could Interest you In a big
“Not me. mister.” replied the boy.
“That feller coinin' over the hill called
me squint eyed yes'erday, sn' I'll soon
be so busy breakln' his bead that 1
won’t have no time to talk to you.”—
No Wonder Che Didn't Know.
Before be had been iu the car three
minutes most of the women passengers
and some of the men were explaining
to their neighbors wh.it they would do
with the little Imp if he lielongrd to
them. Spanking was the popular rent
edy. and If that boy had re wived then
aud there all the paddlings that his
critics were aching to administer he
surely would have been well blistered.
To the general babel of advice and
fault finding, however, there was one
woman who contributed nothing. She
was a gentle, grav haired liody who re-
tuaUtd untuCeJ In the midst of the
small tempest raging.
" I f that child was mine." said the de
terrnlned women beside her. "I'd make
him m ini If I had to half kill him
“I don't know.” said the little woman
mildly, "what I'd do.’
"You don'tY* said the determined wo-
man. “Well. I know. But maylie you
are not used to rhlldren? Maybe you
neve« had any of ynnr own?”
"Oh. yes.” said the little woman "I
brought up thirteen That la why I
don't know wbst I won' t d o "
She hastily swallowed her bit of
“If you want to call me little or
petite or anything decently polite”—
her eyes were flashing—“I don’t object
to you expressing your opinion, but I
won't listen to anything so rude as
She shook the crumbs
from her lap aud walked toward the
“Oh. Robert, the boat's untied!” she
"Thunder!" said Conway, springing
to his feel.
They watv bed It helplessly as It
The Salt In th« 3*»
A scientist has calculati»J. rfter ex drifted The girl at last sat down de
tensive tests of the density and salt jectedly.
"I'll not get hark In lime to dress
ness of the ocean In all pari* of the
world, that there is the equivalent of for the dam e.”
“You'll be lucky If any one comes by
3.051.342 cubic geographical rnliea of
common salt In nil the known seas. In time to take us back tonight at all,”
This is more than five times the mass he said forebodingly
"In all my twenty-two years I've
of the mountains In the entire Alpine
met with su>h vexation." Rhe
dug the sand Into boles with the beel
of her small Ian shoe
"You at least have some oause for
“The buckwheat cakes st my bosid-
It's not everybody that
ing house always remind me of a base gratitude
achieves such a ripe old age by calm
N e A tte m p t !, P le a t s .
ball gam e”
ly pea<eful paths."
Mother (to fntnre son In-lew»—I tell
Little Alisa Pennell eyed ti'm miser you that, thfmuh my daughter la well
“The batter doesn't alwaya make a
ably. “Rnt It will soon be getting educated »he «annot cook.
h it”-P u ck .
lark. Robert, and 1 am afraid ont here
Fntnre Aon In-law — That doesn't
matter mneh. so long as abi doesn't
For the no LI eat man that lives there
"Seems that I should remit for aome-
■fill rerunlfls a coofllct.-Garfleld
T>.r D ark «»* H ou r.
The proverb wûf. I? Vlls us that “the
darkest hour is that to/, re dawn” Is
Inaccurate, for llebt In. r-»»-s In the
morning as gradually as It d-wreases
In the evening. The saying «heal'd be
"the coldest hour.” etc., which Is per
fectly true and Is owing to causes
connected with the deposit of dew.
HoartruxiJ too. usually take place
Just befer- «„/Y-I»t and are an addi
tional cause . • *h.. veeullar chilliness
of this tim e—I » « * '» ¿ .u p e
Now is the time
to v is it
When summer has passed
in these northern states,
the sun is only mild under
the bright blue skies of
is one of nature's happy
mer for those who cannot
endure a more severe cli
California has been called
the “ Mecca of the winter
Its hotels and
stopping places are as var
ied as those of alt well reg
ulated cities. Visitors can
always find suitable accom
modations, congenial com
panions, and varied, pleas
SOUTHERN PACIFIC CO.
Will be glad to supply some very attractive
II erature, describ e s in detail the many de
lights of winter in California. Very low
round trip excursion tickets are on tale to
The rate from Forest Giove to Los Angeles
and return is $ 5 6 . 3 0 .
Limit six months, allowing stop overs in
e her directicn.
Sinvlnr rx.-ursioq r. trs
s ie in effect to all Ce'
t uln s
For fu i information, s repir.g ca« r-s-rvation* anf*
tickets, call on, telegraph or write
W. BROWN. Agent, l*OREST G*
W l i . M i^ t lR R A Y , Oc*n . P o s v A flt.
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Homeopathist and Surgery
Klouüsn & Bogan
B A R B E R S
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A L B E R T D IX O N
Misner & Gordon
F a s h io n S ta h le s
S iy lis h T u r n o u L s
O R . «I. H . K I N O X
V c tu r ln a r ln n
County Stock Impeciar
Office. First Street and Pacific Avenue
Both Phones at Office and Residence
M o n u m en ts
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