The Hood River glacier. (Hood River, Or.) 1889-1933, November 28, 1902, Image 6

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At the Foot of the Rimrocks.
It is the second night of Bertha's
captivity, barring the night of her cap
ture. After securing her on the horse
at the time of that fearful eveat, the
Indians kept moving at a rapid rate
until about 10 o'clock the following
morning, when they stopped and
butchered a mule for dinner. To
them the mule meat was a dainty dish
of which they partook with a raven
our appetite, but to the girl from Edln
burg mule meat was not tempting,
when in fact she had no appetite at
all. Th gluttonous feast of theae
savages added to the disgust and hor
ror that surrounded the captive. The
whole had seemed like fiction, a hor
rible nightmare to her.
The. first night out had been spent
In a small basin, surrounded by rim
rocks with narrow tJutlets and these
had been carefully guarded by the
dusky sentinels. No fires were kin
dled during the night and a stillness
and quietude pervaded the camp, and
this, with the demeanor of the I
dlans, showed that they were not
only uneasy but strictly on their
A vigilant watch had been kept over
Bertha the whole night long, though
she had been made as comfortable as
Indians' ingenuity could provide.
Early the following morning an
other mule was butchered, a hasty
breakfast prepared, and the band
moved on to the south.
The course during the day lay over
a rough country. It was taken as If
the Indians had Intended to obscure
their trail. To the right and left
stood the towering rirarocks and their
trail led through the lava beds. Only
those who have attempted to pass
through this section of country can
comprehend what is meant In speak
ing of the lava beds. Huge boulders
and smaller ones of every description,
round rocks, flat rocks, standing upon
edge, square rocks and diamond
shaped rocks, sinks and crevices, all
so rough and ragged and uneven that
It was difficult for the party to keep
together without even its own mem
bers becoming lost from one another.
Up and down the steep declivities,
around the high ridges of boulders
and over the beds of shattered rock
made the travel difficult and monot
onous, but no trail was left behind.
To track the red men to this vast sec
tion of the lava beds was to lose them.
Here, only courses are followed, and
not trails, for It. Is properly called,
"the tratlles8 section of the desert."
On this morning Bertha had been
relieved from the cramped position
on the animal which had conveyed
her, by being freed from the ropes
which bound her, but she had been
the more closely guarded. Without
food for two days and nights and the
hardships of a day on the desert, and
a day In the lava beds. It would have
told on most women, but with the
slightest Indication of fatigue Bertha
looked as firm and defiant as ever.
She was a Lyle!
In the middle of the afternoon a halt
had been made and a consultation
held by the Indians. The main body
with most of the animals proceeded o
the southeast, while Chief Egan, with
a few of the animals In charge of a
dozen of his chosen warriors, took a
westerly course and the wily chief
took with him his fair captive. The
main band proceeded on its way to o
designated meeting point, while the
chief made this detour to consummate
the last object of his trip.
The chief and his small band were
more guarded than ever. Realizing
that his mission was a secret one, and
to avoid falling Into traps, he traveled
through a more obscure country than
ever, and was still more cautious
about not leaving any trail behind.
That night he camped at the foot of
a high wall In the shadow of the pro
jecting rimrocks. No eye could see
him In the Immediate vicinity for the
boulders that lay about him, and the
smoke from his camp was silhouted
against the rock walls and mingled
with the clouds above.
At the camp the scarred-faced old
warrior chief took more Interest In
his white captive. He had her quar
ters prepared some distance from the
main camp and while he. himself,
looked after her wants two of his
most tmsted warriors were placed on
guard. At supper time Egan, by ges
tures, plead with the young woman to
eat. While the terrible experience
through which she had gone would
have taken the' appetite of most wo
men of her age, she was too common
sense and matter-of-fact to lose her's
permanent'y. She was really hungry,
but had not cached that state of
(starvation at which she felt as If she
could partake of mule meat. But a
lucky incident occurred. Even while
old Egan was tendering her a slice of
mule prepared In the most dainty
manner from the Indians' standpoint,
a warrior close at hand, In attending
to the animals, flushed a sage hen.
Bertha, although unacquainted with
this bird knew that It must be palat
able. She pointed to the bird In Its
flight with a sign to old Egan that if
she had one of these she would pre
pare It herself and eat of it. No soon
er than she had made her wishes
known, the chief went to the quiver
of his hunting arrows, drew forth the
choicest ones, and In a few moments
was speeding among the rocks in
mearch of the sage hen. In a short,
time he returned and gallantly drop
ped the tender bird at her feet, and
with an expression of pride pointed to
a scar In Us neck through which his
arrow bad passed.
But of this gallantry Bertha took
no notice. Soon a fire was kindled
and with woman's culinary knowledge
she soon prepared and ate a meal of
which she was In much need.
Long after nightfall, when all the
clouds had passed away and the moon
had risen above the distant rimrocks
on the east and Us light bad fallen
upon the camp beneath the rimrocks,
old Egan appeared at Bertha's quar
ters. It was such a night as lovers
would walk In civilization. It was
such a night as would thrill the
hearts of all people. It .was such
a night as the Indian warrior
would venture upon a deed of daring.
It was such a night as aroused the
deepest passions In the bosom of the
marauding chief.
He motioned his warriors, who were
on guard, to take their leave, and
then attempted a conversation by
sign and nods with Bertha. Hoping
that It might mean her escape she
tried to understand him. With this
encouragement he trew mors bold
and approached her more closely. Wo
Bun'i Intuition told ber at once of
this awful meaning and she rose up
In her .woman's weakness to defend
herself against this giant chief, who
had long been the terror of the desert
Desperate in his passion as he was
In his savage cruelty the bandit chief
seized her by the throat with his lert
hand and placed his right about her
waist. '
Fortunately for humanity a lithe ath
letic form had glided down the steep
walls of the rimrocks In the darkness
long before the moon rose, and had
been watting in biding for an oppor
tune time. Rushing forward like a
wildcat he seized the wicked old war
rior by the throat, and there wag at
once a grapple between giants.
But in spite of the silent prayers of
Bertha for the success of her unknown
rescuer and his determined grip on
the old chief's throat, the latter gave
a cry that called to their feet the en
tire detachment of warriors, and they
came like a storm to the aid of their
chief. '
A Woman's Scalp.
It Is at another point in the lava
beds from that described in the last
chapter. While many walls Join to
gether here from different directions,
yet one point oa the rimrocks com
manded a view in all directions. Up
on this point stands an Indian. His
arrow-like form ailhoutted against the
horizon gave him the appearance of
an Inanimate rather than an animate
body. The afternoon sun was not far
above the distant rimrocks. It was a
picture for an artist to draw. The
ragged rocks along the earth's sur
face, the walls which converged from
many directions toward the pedestal
formed center, at the top of which
projected the flat rimrocks, and these
crowned by the statue-like form of the
Indian, whose gaudy war bonnet Indi
cated that he was a chief, made the
view a romantic one Indeed.
It was old Egan. He was looking
to the west into the very face of the
setting sun. Were it not that he
raised his hand occasionally to shut
out the blinding rays of the sun from
his eagle-like eyes, one would have
easily mistaken him for a statue on a
great pedestal.
"If they disappoint me," murmured
the Indian in his own tongue, ''it will
take many more white scalps to pay
the penalty," and at the same time he
toyed with a scalp of long hair, that
of a woman, tossed by the wind at his
But his mind was soon relieved on
this, point. . From the shadow of the
1 tanSL :
j ' w-e
rimrocks In the distance, a little
north of west, he saw a lone horse
man coming in a swift trot. He be
gan to descend to the same side upon
which the horseman was approaching,
taking care to examine his bow and
quiver, tomahawk, and scalping knife
to see that all were intact. Seating
himself upon a boulder that Jetted
from the wall many feet above
the level plain, he waited the
approach of his visitor. When the
latter came within hailing distance a
familiar salute from each showed the
mutual recognition.
A few minutes later the horseman
was at the foot of the precipice and
asked the old chief if he was entitled
to receive his reward. The chief drew
from his belt a woman's scalp and
exhibited it to the horseman. The
latter dismounted and climbed to the
place where the old chief sat.
After a few minutes' conversation,
and the visitor seemed to understand
the Indian language perfectly, they
climbed the rimrocks together. ' The
visitor rose when they reached the
summit of the rocks and drawing a
thin piece of cloth from his pocket,
but which was broad and wide, he
waved It above his head until it was
caught In the breeze and unfurled like
a flag. Then other objects were seen
to emerge from the shadows of the
distant rimroekg and soon a band of
horses driven by white men were com
ing across the plain.
The two men on the top of the rim
rocks conversed familiarly. While
the reader already knows that one was
Chief Egan he has also surmised that
the other was Dan Follett, which is
true. To look upon the countenances of
these two men was an Interesting
study. The old Indian chief, a ma
rauding bandit, bore scars showing the
terrible episodes of his life, while the
Canadian Frenchman bore marks
placed there by time which showed
the villianous character of the man.
The one, robbed of his country,
forced to the barren rocks and lava
beds for existence, had become an
outlaw from necessity. The other,
containing a mixture of blood of the
exiled criminals of a superior race
mixed with that of the most blood
thirsty and treacherous of an inferior
race, was a villain from choice and by
"If I had not produced the horses,
Egan. what would have been the re
sult?" Inquired Follett, with a twinkle
In his eye.
"More pale face scalps would have
been swinging here very soon." re
plied the chief, pointing to his belt.
"And If I had not proved to yon
that I had killed the girl, what would
you have done?" inquired the chief,
with a look of bravado upon his face.
"You know too well, chief, what we
would have done. The Lord of The
Desert would have swept It clean of
Eexn and his tribe!"
There were bluffing looks and jrHm
itmlles from each, but the arrival of
the band of horses caused them to rise
to their feet, and with a shout from
old Egan's lips his warriors appeared
from a recess In the rocks below,
heretofore unobserved, and took
charge of th band of animals repre
senting the prize money for the mur
der of Bertha Lyle.
Taking the woman's scalp. Dan Fol
lett climbed down the rocks and toln
Ing bit men they saluted the Indian!
and rode away. The Indiana drove
the horses into a deep canyon pene
trating the rimrocks, and the stillness
of approaching night closed the scene.
The Trapper of The Rimrocks.
He wag known from one end of thi
desert to the other, as well by the red
men as the white. His life was spent
in solitude. When the snows of win
ter began to fly and others fled to
shelter he worked the more persist
ent For eight months In the year his
solitude was complete, so far as the
rest of the world knew, for It was in
the winter time that the wild
animals of the desert widened
their range In search of food,
owing to Its scarcity at this season,
and many of all kinds were tempted to
partake of the fresh morsels of anti
lope, deer, rabbit and sage hen, so
attractively prepared and placed (n
their trail and many of these same an
imals found these nice "baits" sur
rounded by a Jagged iron circle that
closed with a merciless clasp about
their legs or noses and held them as
prisoners. The traps of the Trapper
of the Rimrocks always held their
The Trapper of the Desert was a
young man of eight and twenty years.
For ten years he had been known upon
the desert. While he was a man of
reace, yet his keen grey eyes and
firm set chin told those who saw him
that he would face the worst of the
human race in any kind of an encoun
ter as readily as he would battle
alone with the fiercest animals of the
desert, if the necessity arose. His
hair was also light and he wore a
gleam of friendliness upon his face.
But the cloud that drove this gleam of
sunshine away when he become an
gered was an immediate warning not
to trespass against the will of this
man of firmness, and' his well propor
tioned form was able to carry out the
desire of the mind. He was five feet,
ten, weighed 180 pounds, and with all
this possessed well proportioned mus
cles, as lithe ag rubber and strong as
gutta percha.
He was known simply by the name
of William Hammersley, but his an
cestry and place of birth were as
mysterious as the man himself. When
first known he was on the desert en
gaged in trapping, and as he had no
competitors, he had no enemies. His
abode, a crude affair, partly a cave
and partly a house in the rimrocks,
was always welcome to the weary
traveler or stockman, who happened
to pass his way, but this did not hap
pen often, as few people traveled that
way. He was a friendly host and
looked to the comfort of his guest, but
he had little to say and asked but few
questions. A guest after leaving hU
place knew no more of him than when
he came, and there was always a feel
ing on the part of the visitor that no
extended conversation was desired.
And the wishes of William Hammers
ley were usually respected.
But the reader shall know more
about this trapper of the desert and
his abode than the visitors of those
days knew. He was not alone, and
the compartments which the visitors
saw were not all that were possessed
and occupied by this man. The small
corral made rock In front of the prem
ises and the few traps and skins that
hung about the rooms onened to vis
itors were only small and insignificant
In Interest compared with what was
concealed In the background.
A subterranean passage lead- to a
larger cave beyoid that occupied as
the open home of the trapper. A crev
asse let In the light from the side and
the finest pelts supplied a bed with
warm covering and a soft place to lie
while others lay upon the floor as
rugs and hung from the walls to keep
out the cold of winter. A perfectly
constructed fireplace, connected with
the crevasse in the rocks which was
utilized as a chimney, supplied the
room with warmth in cold weather.
Upon the bed lay an invalid. Once
a gigantic form with powerful phy
sique and muscle, he was now emac
iated to almost a skeleton. His limbs
had been frozen and his hands and-
feet were mere crisps, though he still
retained his Intelligence and was a
great comfort to the trapper who
brought him the tenderest and best
prepared morsels from the table and
fed him with his own hands, and at
tended him ag carefully as a mother
tends her own child.
"I sometimes fear that I worry you,
and that my monotonous life may ef
fect yours," said the Invalid one day
to the trapner, "in carrying out my de
sire to strike for vengeance apd wait
until I can strike the mo?t killing
The Home of Hammersley.
blow, I fear that I Impose upon your'
good nature, my preserver, and tax
your patience."
"Oh, no, no!" replied the trapper, as
he stroked the pale forehead of the
invalid tenderly, "without you life
would be truly monotonous to me, be-1
sides, your counsel and company are
worth all the trouble, if your condi
tion could be construed to cause me
trouble: and outside of all this, your
cause has become my cause from an
Interest In humanity and Justice. You
have been grossly outraged, and t
look as anxiously to the day of reck
oning as yourself." j
On the second night after the at
tack of the Indians on the pack train
and the capture of Bertha Lyle, the
t apper brought In a large supply of
prepared provisions and placed them'
on a tame nesirte the Invalid's bed.
The latter knew what this meint
"So you are off for a trip, my friend,"
said the Invalid. "How long will it
he before you return?" he continued.
He was Interested, for the difficult
In hohbline about an valttnv linn.
Ktmoalf B-Ith 1,1. ,l..l.k. 1 . '
i muuiij nnns ana
feet In the tnipeer's absence wss
great, and the lack of his companion
ship was greater.
"I will only be gone for a few days."
replied the trapper. "I am going to
visit the traps near the picture rocks
as I am trying to catch a mor"itsin
lion that frequent j the place, snd have
some hopes of getting a KTT7tT
And It hnrpened that at this t'me
Chief Eirsn and his wrr!orn with
their captlvo were making for the
same riclnty.
To be coannufeU
CjpIIB handling and checking of
baggage on our big railways, is
, a problem that has offered in
numerable annoyances and disputes
ever since the first rail was laid In
the United States. The owner of the
traveling trunk has ever been the butt
of unlimited sarcasm, the victim of
exaggerated witticism, and the "smash
er" bag become a monstrous being, lu
paragraph and cartoon, whose sole aim
In life waa to wreck, ruin and destroy
the property of others. Much has been
accomplished, however, during the, past
decade by the baggagemen's associa
tion to remedy the conditions which
existed years ago, and the result of
their conferences, and the rules which
they have from time to time adopted,
have had the effect of lessening by
fully 75 per cent, the troubles which
existed before railways learned how to
properly look after the baggage com
mitted to their care. .
A first step was to educate' the trav
eling public up to a proper comprehen
sion of what baggage really Is, for the
Ideas some entertain of What consti
tutes the same have been decidedly pe
culiar. The railway people, however, have
their Ideas on thlg point, and theirs
are the Ideaa 'that carry. Railway people buy a trunk for $1.50 and ex
companles, according to the law, are pect It to stand the same wear and
compelled to carry, and will carry, the tear ns the best trunk manufactured.
following as baggage: Wearing appa
rel and personal effects of passengers
uecessary for their Journey. Railway
companies check trunks, valises, satch
els, leather hat-boxes and medium boxes
when they have handles and the con
tents are wearing apparel, bundles
when done up In canvas and roped,
sailors' aud Immigrants' bags, travel-
era rugs when strapped, aud commer
cial travelers' sample trunks. They
will also check, but at the passenger's
own risk: Tool chests, gung In cases,
surveyor's Instruments aud steamer
and luvalid chairs. Bicycles and sim
ilar vehicles are checked and carried
as baggage when accompanied by the
passenger, and only one bicycle will
be checked for one passenger. . All at
tachments such as cyclometers, lamps,
etc., must be removed, and a charge
la made. A baggageman would rath
er handle half a car-load of baggage
than two or three bicycles. Dogs are
also checked, but a charge, the same
as for oue hundred pounds of excess
baggage, is made. A dog, however,
will not be checked unlesa provided
with a strong collar and chain or is
crated. A dog la always carried at the
owner's risk.
The railway companies also carry ln
the baggnge cara dead bodies, but
these are always accompanied by a
full fare ticket from the point of sh p
ment to destination.
The popular Idea of how the aver
age baggageman handle the property,
of the traveling public Is one w hich
Is hardly ln accordance with the truth.
The Idea generally prevailing Is that
be does everyth:ng In his power to
make a trunk look like "thirty cents,"
or something of kaa value. If a pas
senger would stop a moment and con
sider what the "baggage smasher" has
to contend with, be would at once
disabuse his mind of any Intentional
wrong doing on the part of the muvk
abused railway official. Baggage, It
niiust be understood, Is not the easiest
tlilug In- the world to pull around, and
pile iu the best of order, There is the
small trunk and the fares trunk. There
' lsi the expensive trunk and the cheap
trunk. There Is the valise, the hnn.l
bag, the dross suit case aud the many to trftCe !t- Kvery l,let, ot "H?Bnso
other odds and ends of that which wh.l'n cled 18 entered on a form
conies under the title of baggage. All ""I'ldled for that purpose. When the
tlils has to' be taken Into a car and baggage is received Into the car the
placed In' uch a manlier tliat It will Ulan lu cllar8e aIs0 enters t on another
be easy of a'ectB as it U wanted. As form- but De Bes tue Ulan ln tlle Bta"
a'rule the heavy stuff is placed on the.tlon 0,le hettr alMl describes It in a
floor of the enr aud .the fighter pieces column set aside for that purpose. This
on top. The greatest care possible, occurs a11 a,on tne llne- alld everv nian
compatible, with the time given to han- taking charge of the baggage makes a
die it In. Is exercised. .:- record of It as lie receives It. These
Of course baggage becomes scratched i 'rms are sent Into headquarters dally,
aud broken, but this is something that . nnd 80111(5 1J('a mny be 1,ad of tl,e num
Is unavoidable and for which the pub- hvt ot I)lece8 tuat are handled In one
lie is more to blame than the baggage- day wnpn 11 ls stated that some roads
men. A piece of Iron sticking out on have 250 trains daily, carrying from 50
a- trunk will certainly get next 'to an-' to lr'Q PleceR of baggage each. In this
other and scratch it. It Is Impossible way 8 record of all baggage ls always,
to avoid anything like this and the had at headquarters or the dlvislouul
railway companies can not be expected
to supply feather ticks to place be
tween baggage, as some passengers
would wish. At Is the cheap trunk
which Is generally the sufferer In the
hands of a railway company. Some
Another line which suffers Is the dress
suit case, an article which was never
lutended to be checked. .It gets the
corners ripped off and Is a general
source of annoyance. Then there is
the cheap paper valise. - Their owners
place a value of from "ten to fifteen
dollars on them when they come to
make a claim from the railway com-
pa'ny whose employe has been so cruel
Las put It out of business. In this con
nection It may be stated that one rail
. road baggage department has lntro-
duced a heavily padded mat for use
Jon the trucks iu unloading baggage
from the cars. It has proved a good
! thing and ls now being adopted by
.' Other .roods.
j The system of checking baggage
ns pretty much the same on all
the large roads and at the Chi
cago, depots ef the Northwestern,
the Chicago and Altoo, Bullngton
and ' Qulncy, .Milwaukee and St.
Paul, or of the great east
ern lines, such as tbe Grand Trunk,
an InKrested qbserver may study
the niethods which have become so per
fect and satisfactory that the Great
Eastern Railway of London, England,
adopted tbe same details May 1, 191)2.
There are three different kinds of
checft to deal with. First comes the
local baggage check, which covers baggnge-
checked from one point on a long
line to another point on the same road.
If the piece of baggage checked with
one of these local checks la to go via
a Junction, there is a space on the check
for the Instructions. This check Is
made out hi dupltrnte and the part
which I handed to the passenger Is an
exact fac simile of the portion known
as the strap check and which Is at-
taehed to the passenger's baggage. Sec
ond comes the special check wblcli Is
used for checking baggage to points ofT
the company's line. It Is much larger
than the local check. The strap por
tion shows where the baggage Is
checked from nnd where It Is going to,
and the city or State, ns the case may
be. It also shows the roads over which
the particular piece of baggage Is to
travel aud the Junction points where
It Is to be transferred to another road.
A third kind of chock Is whaf Is known
as a depot or Identification check. This
check Is used for giving to persons
bringing baggage to the depots aud who
are not ready to check the same out,
through some reason or other, such us
not having purchased their ticket, etc.
Carters are always bringing baggage
to the depots, and this check Is used
In their case. They deliver the baggage
to the railway officials aud take the
check back to the person from whom
they received the baggage.
There are many ways in which bag-
gage BOes astray- but und,'r the si'stem
"uw U8e 11 18 0 ralut'r W niauer
The station or Identification check re
ferred to above was introduced for the
purpose of avoiding mistakes In the
way of passengers claiming baggage as
their own, when, as a matter of fact, It
never belonged to them, although It
resembled-what really did belong to
them. The great similarity of baggage,
of course, was accountable for this
rouble, but the identification check has
served the purpose for which It was In
troduced. The baggagemen, have no
more trouble with passengers coming In
and endeavoring to locate their belong
ings. All they have to do now ls to
present their Identification cheek and
they get their baggage. Another fea
ture lu connection with unmarked bag
gage Is that advantage ls taken by
evil-dlHposed persons, who, ln some
unaccountable way, acquire a knowl
edge of whnt a certain piece of
baggnge contains. They use this
knowledge ln making a claim, and
by proving the contents the baggage ia
handed over to them. In such cases
the claimant generally pleads that he
or she, as the case may be, has lost
the check. In such cases a charge of
twenty-five cents is made, which goes
to cover the clerical work connected
with the delivery of such a package.
When the enormous amount of bag
gage handled by the railways of the
country within n year's time Is con
sidered, It Is wonderful that there Is
not more of It finds Its way to the "Old
Horse," or lock-up, ns the storeroom for
such baggage ls called by the railway
men. It Is pointed out ln this connec
tion that last year on two roads In
America 7,000,000 pieces of baggnge
were carried, and out of this lot there
were only three pieces which could not
be located. In the course of a year,
however, a railway company has a con
siderable amount of unclaimed pack
ages on Its hands. It Is not as bad as
formerly, however, for the system of
charging for storage lias made the trav
eling public take a little more Interest
in their belongings. A piece of bag
gage is kept at a station thirty days be
fore It ls sent to the "Old Horse," and Is
always kept
year before It Is put un
der the auctioneer's hammer to be dis
posed of to the highest bidder.
Contracts on all tickets read that the
railway companies do not assume lia
bility except for wearing apparel, and
then only for the sum of one hundred
dollars. All the railway companies in '
America carry free 150 pounds, but
over that weight a charge of so much
per hundred pounds according to dis
tance. When there Is over 150 pounds '
an excess baggage check ls Issued.
These differ, the same as the local and
special checks, and show the weight, '
the amount collected, routing particu
lars, Junction points, etc. j
To the uninitiated It would appear
that the Immigrant would be the one to
cause the baggage department of a rail
way the most trouble, but this, It ap
pears, Is not the case. The railway peo
ple say the boot fits the other foot. The
Immigrant, by the time he reaches the
new land, has generally bad it instilled
Into his brain that once he arrives and
has handed his baggage over to thej
railway people he- has nothing more
to worry about. Therefore he makes It
his business on arrival to place his
belongings In the hands of the railway
people and worry no more about them,
A patient suffering from typhoid fe
ver should take to bed during first
symptoms and remain there till con
H'3Wi id
Supwwor to K. L. Smlth,
Oldest Established limine in Die valley. r
Dry Geods, Groceries,
Boots and Shoes,
Hardware, ,
Flour and Feed, etc.
This old-ectalilislied house wi'l con
tinue to pay cash for all Its goods; it
pays no rent; it employs a clerk, but
does not have to divide with a partner.
All dividends are made with customers
in the way of reasonable prices.
Posts, Etc.
Davenport Bros.
Lumber Co.
Have opened an office in Hood River.
Call and get prices and leave orders,
which will be promptly filled.
Regulator Lino
Regulator and Dalles City
Between The Dalles and Portland
Daily Except Sunday.
Leave' Dalles 7 A. M.
Arrive Portland 4 1'. 51.
Ix'ave Portland 7A.M.
Arrive Dalles .., 5P.M.
Leave Hood Kiver (down) at 8 :30 A. M.
Arrive Hood Kiver (up) at 3:30 P.M.
General Agent.
White Collar Line
Portland -Astoria Route
Daily round trips except Sunday .
Leaves Portlnrnl .T:00A. M
Leaves Astoria 7:00 P. M
Through Portland connection with steamer
Nahcotla from ilwaco and Ixing lteat'h points,
White Collar Line tickets interchangeable
with O. K. & N. to. and V. T. Co. tickets.
TheDalles-Portland Routs
Daily trips except Sunday.
Sir. "TAHOMA."
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j.rf i in tin i i.i, jnoii., vt eu., r ri :wi A, Al
Leaves The Dalles, Tues., Thurs. BaU,?:U0 A. M
Str. f'METLAKO."
Leaves Portland, Tues., Thu Sat 7:00 A. M,
Leaves The Dalles Mon., Wed., Kri...7:uU A. M.
Landing and office: Foot Alder Street. Both
hones Main Sill. Portland, Oregon.
J. W. CRICT1TON The Dallea, Ore.
A. K. rTl.l.KR Hood Kiver, Ore.
WOI.KOKD A WVEK8.... White Salmon. Wash.
HENKY OL.MSTRAD t arson. Wash.
JOHN T. ToTTEN Stevenson, Wash.
J. V. Vt'YATT Vancouver, Wash.
A. J. TAYLOR Astoria, Ore.
Portland, Oregon
Ssiot Line
and Union Pacific
LiyjQ ti O
"r,T Portlmd. Or.
Chicago Salt take, Denver, 4:30 p.m.
Portland Kt. Worth.Omalia,
Special Kansas City, St.
9:00a, m. lxnhs,Chicauouiul
via Kaal.
At antio alia Walla Uwls- 8:10 a.m.
Express ton, Spokane, Mm
1:1) p.m lieaimlia.St. Paul,
via Dill u Hi, Milnan-
Buntington. kee,ciiicago,tEasl
fit. Pan! Fait Lake, Denver, 7:00a. m.
Last Mail Kt. Worth, Omaha, p. m. Kansas City, St.
via l.iiui,ColcsoaiiJ
apokaii Last.
.1 p.m. All sailing dates 4:00 p.m.
subject to change
For San Francisco
bail every daya
Daily Csluxbla Hirer 410n.m.
Ex. Sunday ttMater. . Sunday
S:uut. m.
Saturday To Astoria and Way
Kkuu p. m. Landings.
:tta.m. Rtrtr. :p,m.
Hon., Wed. Vi aier permitting. Ex Suadaf
ud Kri. Oregon city. New
bcrf . Salem, Inde
peiidenre. CorvaL
lit and Way Laud-
l nits.
VO0 a. m. WHIasiUtt anf Taav I o. m.
Toes . Thur. kill Siws. Won.,t
and bat. Water permitting-. and rrL
Ore, uty. Lay.
ton, A Way Laud
ing. Mk,,iw- '-v-Sfrsf
D lL7.'T?l,rlt 10 UwUton '"
"""' Monday.
eestral FasKncer Agent. Fortlaad. Of.
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