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About The Telephone=register. (McMinnville, Or.) 1889-1953 | View Entire Issue (March 9, 1893)
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Here la the County sent, Here la
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M c M innville , O regon , T hursday , march
Consolidated Feb. I, 1889.
HEATH Ä GOUCHER,
To ths EMcicr
SICIANS AND SURGEONS,
’Office over Iiraly's Bank. )
IV II. LE
O bkgok .
Tho Old-timo simple
nody from the Georgia
a;nps aud llelds has
gosaf. rihfeothe autlpode«,
confounding tho theories of
thess who depend sok'Iy c:x tho
physician's skill. There is no blood
taint which it does not Immediately
eradicate. Polrono outwardly absorbed or the
result of Vila diseases from within all yield to tUL*
potent but simple remedy, it la an unequaled
tonic, buildsuptho old and feeble, cures all diseases
arising from impure blood or weakened vlta’lty.
Bend for a treutije. Examlno the proof.
¡EON AND HOMEOPATHIC
Upstairs in Ilio Garrison Building.
Sc, Rooms 1 and 2 Uuion Block.
I: Rooms G and 7 Union Block.
IGEON AND PHYSICIAN.
M c M innville . O k .
ISICIAN AND SURGEÛN.
L afayette , OREGON
Ill Kind, of Witches. Jewelry, Plated Ware
) and Spectacles. MCMINNVILLE. OR.
M c M innville
AND DRAY CO.,
FER .t WRIGHT, Proprietors
pf all descriptions moved and care-
ling guaranteed. Collections will
| monthly llanling of a.I kinds
COMMERCIAL STABLE !
»tes & Henry, Props,
r, Feed and Sale!
ccninmndations for Commercial
jond and E Streets, one block
ip Capital, $50,000.
I a General Banking Business,
eceived Subject to Check.
Iterest allowed on time deposits,
exchange and telegraphic trans-
r York. San Francisco and Port-
is made on all accessible points,
ours from 9 a. m. to 4 p m.
¡Farm for Sale
acres,situated 8 miles north-
pdinnville, 30 acres in cultiva
te pasture. Fruits of all kinds
jpe. 300 trees bearing and 200
K Good buildings, good fences
J water For terms apply to
J ames . <>. L amb .
kg of patent medicines, the
K b : “I wish to deal fairly
■rably with all, and when
■article that will do what
■mended to do, I 4m not
Ko say so. I am acquaint-
for. Vanderpool (having
■ted by him for cancer),
te used his blood modicine,
1 the S. B. Headache and
re. and while I am seven
tours old. and have used
|s and other remedies for
f liver and kidneys. I
[that for a kidney tonic in
[disease, as an alterative
Hood, or to correct the ac
ne stomach and bowels it
y superior remedy,
V » and
rthing I ever tried.
B NEIXON. Yakima. Wash,
hts a hottie, it i« tho ]«wr man's
S hi L ohs
WE CAN ALMOST CHAT WITH ITS
Will be «»»eutr-lwo Inch««.
Anil of Treiucniluu* Power-—Thu Won
derful Work of Alvan <1. Clark.
Alvan G. Clark, who is making two
lbrty-inch lenses for the Chicago unl
varsity, hopes to have them finished
and mounted in about eighteen months
He is working on them every day, ano
recently he consented to talk about
them and telescope making in general.
These lenses were originally contract
Doo.'.b on “Blood and Skin D13ear.es ” moiled fTuo,
ed for by a gentleman who intended to
present them to the university of
JiWIFT SPECIFIC CO.,
Southern California, but Ids sudden
Drawer ft, Atlanta, Ga.
death changed these plans and they
were purchased by Charles T. Yerkes,
of Chicago, who has presented them to
the Chicago university. The extent of
Mr. Yerkes' generosity may be known
when it is told that the disks for these
lenses cost $20,000 in tlie rough, and
Mr. Clark’s contract calls for $40,000
for working them down. The amount
I of money spent in their erection in an
observatory will be much more. And
they are the largest lenses ever made.
Speaking of large lenses for telescapes
Mr. Clark intimated that a proposition
lias been under consideration for two
Guaranteed to cure Bilious attacks,
by two wealthy gentlemen to
Sick Headache and Coastlpation. 40 in
each bottle. Brice 25c. For sale by contract for one seventy-two inches.
Such a telescoi>e would bring the moon
so near the observer that It would lie
Picture “7,17, 70” and sample dose free.
J. F. SMITH A CO.,Proprietors, NEW YORK.
like standing oil the top of one moun
tain and looking across to the top of an
other; every detail possible to lie seen
at a few miles’ would be plain.
“I would not take a contract to com
plete a lens as large as seventy-two
inches," said Mr. Clark, “but I would
undertake tlie work. I am getting old
and am all alone, and might not live to
jSffljl complete such a task.”
The glasses for the Chjcago universi
ty are one of them of flint and the oth
er Is a crown glass. Tlie crown glass is
41! inches in diameter, and as it lies on
tlie grinding bible now it is 2] inches
FCR_ACASE IT WILL NOi;
thick at the center and 1J inches thick
AnnirrP'‘Rblo Laxative and NERVE TONIC.
Sold by TlraaglstBor sent by mail. 25e., 5Uc..
at tlie edges. When finished it will lie
and $1.00 per package. Samples free.
2} inches thick at tlie center.
WTi TSfifY The Tavorite TOOTH FOTDSS
“ft required four years to make those
disks at the foundry,” said Mr. Clark,
“and I have been at work ou them
about two months, mainly in mathe
remedies that do not iu-» ' ul J V
jure tho health or interfere with one's businotu or matical
calculations, and for only
pleasure. It builds up and improves the general
Health, clears the skin and beautifies tho. complexion, about a week have been engaged in
no wrinkles or Habbiness follow this tr<-atmeut.
It will be sever
Endorsed by physicians and leading society ladies. cutting one of them.
PATIENTS TREATED BY MAIL. CONFIDENTIAL al weeks before lioth are ground anil
llariaic.ii. No Stnrvtnf. Send C cctiU in »tamps for particular» to
Jt. O.W. f. SATCES. H’VICKEI STHEmK, CKICASO. ILL ready for tlie correction of spherical
alteration. Several months will be
sjient in tlie liner work of polishing
Mr. Clark explains tlie making of a
lens from a disk very readily, for it is
F any kind of a crop will do, then 3
any kind of seeds will do; but for :
no secret, though very much of an art.
the best results you should plant '
He first tests tlie disk as it comes from
the glassmaker for striie. Tills is done
by setting it on edge in the center of a
Always the best, they are recognized aa
long, dark cellar. At one end of the
tlio standard everywhere.
< Ferry’s Seed Annual is the most J
cellar lie places a light, and, as ail as
n important book of tlie kind pub- fl
® lished. It is invaluable to the ■
sistant holds a lens between the light
planter. We send it free.
and the disk, Mr. Clark, at tlie other
D. M. FERRY * CO.
end of the cell, with his keen and prac
ticed eye can detect any Haw, for the
rays of light are intensified upon the
disk and magnify any wave or inequal
ity. Should there be one slight Haw it
must be located, and if near the surface
it can lie removed in polishing, but if
too deep for tills tlie disk is rejected.
These tests completed, the disk is
shaped roughly, and in this work a
i0Ao pooqioqqBpn Am problem in mathematics lias to be solv
uj IgSnoq ussq suq oieqj, '¿Jiunoa otp jo jrntl ed, based on the diameter of the glass
Ära uj pjopuoAS onop pespui svn oiuoj, oajom
s.SraeoH-tojeuj : cßHT -wqoioo
‘TO ‘osof and the focus. Tlie castings are made
¡¡«JiinAoa wis'j -sift
toconfoim to the concave and convex
•SiriHLri *8 ’<J
oqipnqÄIu.n TI ^111801 Afp-Bifl op.ti pun ji03Ä«n sides of the disk, and on these the glass
qoiqM 'H-jaoauoj oseqj pv jo
.i*q pwno is revolved and steel filings are used to
qojqM 'ojuox gaaq ^ oq? jo tomoq o.ui qnq 1,004
oqs ‘Rinoq oavj joj os gq puu dtuv.ro ppioM Xpoq roughly grind tlie disk down to the
jsq esTMjGqqo *peq uj .wq pjoq oj aonr
ppiOM it I RGUTiioraoH do-js uoqi 'pnuo.iv 8ai([Oj shape of die lens. Many courses of
puv 8GÄG jsq at jjooi pija \ « qaS ‘Xpjpuo dots oq emery are then applied until the disk
poraoes UGqi ‘qjoqs noip *X<jAuoq oqqvsjq ‘onfinoq
wq ©qtq ‘SGrajqoraos qas puv X|qao|oiA qr.v pp oM is normally finished.
8MVf JOMOi .teq oqvqa sjqq nt uoqM I Apoq oqq jo work seems niechnhical and crude, it is
sqjvd quAiosjpnr snivel puv'aojHinAnoo'rafevds jo
so fine that Mr. Clark in his measure
s^ovjqv oxoAos X joa pvq omp qvqq qv puv ‘oraox
ments calculates as fine as the one
oaxom s.fffnoox xoqsvj uco) oqs o.tojoq xvoÄ ouo
9noqv b sonsnoA.ion qqiM poiqnojj svai g ; j ia ¿¡ fl
thousandth partofan inch. Of course,
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Instruments will not do this, and It is
A Valuable Book on Nervous
LULL Diseases cent free to any address, here tliat Mr. Clark’s practiced eye
r K r r and poor patients can also obtain conies in for many tests.
I I i L bm this medicine free of charge.
The disk is now ready for the fiual
This remedy has been jpraparod by the Revarond
Pastor Koenig, of Fort vnvne. 2nd., since 187?, and
polishing and the hardest and most
[snow prepared under Ills direction by tho
delicate part of the process of grinding.
KOENIC MS:.*. CO-, Chicago, IB.
Many months of eight hours te the day
■ SArBotthk OtbrC-S. are spent in rubbing the disk with bees
wax and rouge, and all by hand.
Mr. Clark estimates that he and ills
assistants will spend about sixteen
months in rubbing tlie forty-incli lens
for Chicago. Tlie great Lick lens was
ruldied more than two years, six days
a week and eight hours a day.
Some idea of what this does to a lens
I may be gained from this: When the
glass comes to the glassmaker it is act-
OOFYRICHTS, otcJ ’ ually clearer than the clearest atmos-
For Information and free Handbook write to
MUNN * CO.. 3B1 B roadwat , Nr» Tonr.
I pliere known. If both sides lie covered
Oldwt bur.au tor weunn. patent. In Amrri. a.
S tott Mtent I .ton out by us Is brouebt betoru i by an opaque substance anil then one
th. public by a nutioe riveti twt ot cbvse IB tbu
j covering iifteil a little at the edges there
' is no reflection, as in n mirror, blit the
I efleet is as if looking through a hole to
Largest efrcnlatlon of any sclentlfle paper In the
world. Splendidly illustrated. No intelligent ' the other side of the disk.
man should be without it. Weekly. S3.UO a
The polishing finished, the testing
Kir: KUO six months. Address MUNN 4CO.
DL18HKHS, 301 Broadway, New York City.
I must lie done. The lens is set up in a
dark cellar and a light placed at one
end of the alisolutely dark apartment.
At the opposite side of the lens, at pre*
ciselv the distance from it that the
focus should lie, figured mathematic
ally, an eyepiece is placed. Each of
the myriad rays of light must fall upon
every point of the surface of the big
lens at such an nngle that they will all
lie refracted to an infinitesimally small
point fully fifty feet away. The vary
ing of the width of a spider’s web in
the refraction of one ray renders the
Tma Gaxxr Cormier?- ,—
where all others iaj. Coufhi, C-oup, Sore lens imperfect, and then it Is that Mr.
Throat, Hoenecees, whooping Cough and Clark, with great patience and skill
Asthma. For Cor.iumpUeo it has no rival:
has cured ‘Jiociirds, tad Wil! cvnk Ton If has to locate the Imperfection and re
taken la title. Sold by Prnggista on a guar. I move it by nibbing his finger over it
ntee. For a Lamo Biv-k or Chest. use
Hl LOH* B3LLADONNA PLASTER-25c. ever so lightly until the ray is reverted
it« proper course. So delicate is this
work that the mere pressure of the fin
REMEDY. ger on the glass may displace hundred«
This remedy 1. ruaran-
of ray.«, and to change one the most
SOcta. Injector tree.
skillful touch is necessary as well as the
Ph 11 air I »»»•.
I MIS MM pm ft' »h* N.v.t^,w-
most practiced eye in detecting and lo
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W. w T a YBK a DON. our autlK.rlsed
r of surgery and diseases of women
THE MOON ON OUR KNEE.
VOL. V. NO. 8
TQ BL' \V1?QTV l>¥ T I Fl? joywl the joke an well a* the rest of the
Mr. Clark says that should a piece of
J* town. They did not eraek any wine|
hair or dust so small as not to he seen
over it, however.
by tlie nuked eye fall upon the lens it
FROM THE EARLY DAYS IN BODIE , Gillliooly, the holy terror of Bodie, is
might 11 Ide two of the largest stars in
now a modest rancher in Southern
AND VIRGINIA CITY.
the Armament, and as for scratches on
California, and one of the quietest men
the surface of tlie glass, it must be tlie
Rolli» M. l>agget’s Coal Mine on the Corn- in the precinct.
perfection of smoothness.
Rollin Daggett, when lie first reach
Mr. Clark then ugain spoke «•! tlie stock and How lie Unloaded ths Shares
ed the Comstock, embarked in mining
large lenses. “lam quite certain tliat
at a Very Handsome Profit.
enterprises before he liecame an editor.
a 74-lnch lens could be made,” he said.
His first venture was a coal mine in
The difficulty in tlie past has been, not
When Bodie was in the prime of its the Como range. He invested his cap
the finishing, but the procuring of the
The only Pure Cream of Tartar Powder.—No Ammonia; No Alum.
glass large enough. But Martois, the prosperity about ten years ago there ital in running a tunnel into the hill,
in Millions of Homes—40 Years the Standard.
French glassmaker from whom I buy
my disks, writes me that be lias en noted for his sharp tongue and howling vein existed.
Month after month he sank liis has unbalanced his brain and his render to Judge Kteele and two or three
larged his factory and can now make a disregard for money or position When
partially primed with whisky lie was money pushing the tunnel into tlie friends might as well get the lienefit of other men of that region, and arranged
dial six feet in diameter.
to give up their urma the following day.
“It would probably require eight fond of mounting u barrel or dry-goods hill where] lie believed millions of dol bis great discovery as strangers.”
When Steele and liis companions
So his friends proceeded to fall on his
years to make such u disk. You cun box and indulging.in a rough-and-tum lars’ worth of coal was waiting to send
have no idea of the diflleulties the glass ble style of oratory, which, while it was a new lease of life into the Comstock neck and then on his shares, and in 48 went to the agreed place of surrender
hours he was supplying tlie demand at notan Indian was in sight and they
maker has to encounter. The material not as polished as the rounded iieriods with]clieap fuel.-»
Sometimes he was considerably in $5 and still the toys were calling for returned to the^military camp. Steele
has to be selected witli the utmost cure, of Bob Ingersoll, was sure to draw an
arrears with the miners’ wages and fre more.
then agreed to go alone and interview
and every bit of it has to be chemically admiring audience.
He was finally discharged from one quently had to depend on lucky [stock
When tlie shares gave out he opposed the war ehief. That night Steele went
pure, and several disks would have to
be made probably, before one that of the mines for some exhibition of speculations to raise the wind. One the further demand by starting Steve through an experience few men liave
would pass a test would be produced. freshness tliat insulted tlie dignity of day he[started for the mine on a buck Gillis at work kicking the old Enter- endured. While talking to him in pa
Several years ago we were asked if we tlie superintendent, and he got revenge board and took along $1500 to pay up pr/se job press at »20 a day printing cific terms in tlia Chinook jargon they
could make a lens to cost a million dol by climbing on to a dry-goods box that three month’s wages to the men. This share«. Gillis, by working ten and I were discussing in their own tongue
lars. My brother George replied that night in front of tlie superintendent's was not all he owed them, and he won twelve hours a day, and putting on a tlie advisability of murdering their vis
Steele understood sufficiently
we could make one for which we could office and speaking to a large street dered how he would be received. He boy while he ate his meals, managed itor.
might find the place deserted for some to keep up witli the procession. When their lauguage to comprehend his dan
charge a million, but it was doubtful if gathering.
“Och, boys, didn’t I know the blath more inviting eamp, or they might the true inwardness of tlie great coal ger, but did not lietray his knowledge.
we could put that amount of work into
erin' upstart when he’was packin’ bis take the money lie hail and then lynch deal got out a good, hearty Comstock Tlie chiefs finally decided to spare 111«
"Now, however, that I can get a disk dinner basket in the Crown Point at him us a receipt in full for tlie balance laugh went up, and that was the end life on condition of his bringing the
of it. They were used to these sort of commissioners and also tlie command
large enough I have no hesitation in Virginia City and his sister was doin' due.
There was very great excitement things in those days. Years afterward ing officers of the troops to confer with
saying Unit, could 1 live long enough tlie washiu’ for the Belcher mine? The
to finish it, I can make a lens which whole outfit came west on an emigrant when he arrived—that very day they came the great fire tliat swept tip the them.
car, p»d meself and some other miners had struck the ledge and they had town in a day. After the ashes cooled
will actually be worth a million.”
But for the efforts of the biaveyquaw
This suggested tlie question of tlie helped schrape the graybneks off the several tons of the coal plied nt the they raked over a pile of queer black Wi-ne-ma, war would have broken out
family licfore they could land In Silver mouth of the tunnel, around which stuff that had successfully resisted (lie long before. Many times she took the
cost of lens.
they were dancing and drinking in a terrible conflagration. It was a ton of weapons from the Hands of the warriors
“That matter is settled by the size,” City.”i
This sort of talk became somewhat lively state of hilarity. He thought to Daggett’s coal that had never been bent on the destruction of the settlers
said Mr. Clark. “For example, I
charge $100 for a l-inch lens, and so on. monotonous to the superintendent, add to the general good feeling by pay sprinkled—Anin Davin in Sunday Exam in the region, and it was she who warn
ed the oflieeis of the army of the trou-
This proportion is not strictly adhered who was within hearing, and a man ing out tlie $1500, but he mistook his iner.
to, however. For tlie 32-ineh Russian who knew his temperament slipped crowd.
i Me brewing. Her influence with her
“Money don't go, Dag; we want
lens I paid $32,000. For tlie < 'liicago
jieople began to wane as their rage
lens I am to receive $40,000. I hope orator off the box for $20.
against, the whites increased. Then,
The money was forthcoming at once
“Stock be—; here’s your money.”
for the benefit of astronomy tliat tlie
LATTER DAY POCHAONTAS to°' the warrior8 began to mistrust her
“We’ve stood by you for months A
day may come when a larger lens than <nd inside a minute the man who was
; husband. Colonel Meacham, who was
AMONG THE MODOCS.
without a bean, and now you musnt’t
; in command of the military post, was
any now ill existence will be made,
a humane man and did all in his pow-
but I fear that 1 shall not live to see it, on the box and by a well directed go back on us. We want stock, and
swing of bis right arm knocked his pretty----- quick.”
How tlie lfaucnter of an ludlau Chief I er to right the wrongs of his dusky
though you, us a young man may.”
About this time a half dozen six
The future advance, to Mr. Clark's man completely out. He fell senseless
Kiake.i iier i.tfe to Help the white. Dur. | wards. This man Wi-ne-ma revered,
mind, in the making of large telescopes after being struck and was carried into shooters were placed in front of Dag- Ing the Reign of Captain Juck.
; and when the second peace commis
must be along tlie lines of the refract a drug store by his friends.
sion was appointed did all in her pow
When lie recovered consciousness
He always carried blank stock cer
ing rather than the reflecting telescope.
er to prevent him from attending the
tificates aliout witli him to sell to liis
Alvan G. Clark is the single male
council with the chiefs. She grasped
in that desolate region of Southern Or
representative of what twenty-live box was leaning over liim and holding friend.«, and these same certificates had
his horse by tlie bridle, begging Meach
become a nnisanee as well it« a byword
years ago began to be one of tlie re bis hand.
and Canby not to meet Jack anti
“Bedad, who was tlie blackguard on the Comstock. He had been selling Indian girl, the daughter of Se Cot, a Ills band. When she found entreaty
markable Arms of the world. His fath
them for a dollar a share, and now he
er, Alvan Clark, gained renown ns a
Among tlie white men who had pen was in vainjthe devoted woman mount
made a bill fl at tlie crowd to work
portrait artist, and followed tlie profes “Pat, it was me tlint did it.”
into the Modoc country a few. ed her pony and rode with the ill-fated
them oft for two.
sion of a painter until into middle age.
party to the place of meeting. The
“For twenty dollars, and you're in
"It don’t go,Dag; it’s liedrock to us.” years later in the search for gold, wan a story of that meeting has l>een told a
He had a very keen eye, and so steady
“Can’t you pay half cash anil half
and skilled was this that it is related
great many times. When Meacham
dle. The beauty of the Indian girl
“Bill, you’re[the right man in tlie stock?”
that he could take up a rifle and stand
was attacked by tlie bloodthirsty Scon
“All stock, no monkey business witli
ing a hundred yards away, plant bullet right place No other man in Bodie
chin Wi-ne-ma threw herself on the
us.” There was no help for it and lie
after bullet in tlie hole madefby tlie tirst
after the usual ceremonies incidental to savage and liegged him to spare the life
so surely tliat only the hole made by er would divy up so square. I’ll be on had to pay out 1,500 shares of stock to
of her white friend. Others coming up
that same l>ox tomorrow night, with the hungry crowd and tnke Ills $1500 an Indian marriage, Wi-ne-ma and her Wi-ne-ma ran from warrior to warrior
the first one was afterward apparent.
two six shooters—loaded with blank back to Virginia City.
turning aside their weapons. At last
Chased by a Box Car.
cartridges, of course—and you ean
They also loaded a couple of hundred It was this marriage that, strengthened one of many bullets struck Meacham
“I was chased once by a liox ear,” charge ’em five hundred to tackle me. pounds of coal on the buckboard to ex
and ever after site remained loyal to senseless, and the quick-witted squaw
said an ex-railroad man. “It was out L’ave the balls out of your gun and hibit to tlie stockholders, as that would
the race to which her husband belong turned aside the weapon aimed to fin
send the stock to $5 a share in a day.
in Colorado, tlie land of steep grades w’ll liave a dlvil of a circus.”
The discovery of gold In the Kla ish his life with the words, "Him dead,
The first thing Dagget did when lie
and sharp turns. Wc were sliding
region drew many adventurers to no use shoot.” Schonchin tried to
down the mountains one day witli a was announced ih the afternoon paper got back was to try his coal. It „ap
with the usual portion of the scalp Meacham when Wi-ne-ma grasp
baggage car and two coaches. I was that the orator would speak again at 8 peared to be A No. 1 coal, but for the
lawless element. In 18.51 some emi ed the knife. The enraged buck struck
upon the rear platform looking at the o'clock, tliat he was heeled'auil defied life of him he couldn’t make it burn.
who had been very aggressive her a terrible blow and almost knocked
It was nothing more than a sort of
road, when I descried a box car coming
the Modocs were put to deatli her senseless. Again the wit of the
His friend secured the contract of blaek shale, witli about the same in
down the grade nt n rate of speed tliat
and the following year woman camo into play. “The soldiers
was appalling. If it struck us we were opening up a shooting match, got his flammable qualities as asbestos. Dag
left Yreka to punish are coming up,” she said, and the next
gett gave a long whistle and then went
gone sure, for it could smash the entire
act. The avengers moment a detaeliirsent of troopers did
train into kindling wood and pile it up his box he plowed his way through tlie out and purchased a five-gallon can of
an old moun
in one of the gorges. Our only hope crowd, and with liis harmless weapons kerosene oil. Then he rigged up a
Amid curses from the troojiers a doz
taineer who had hunted and fought In
was to either outrun it or wreck k. Tlie began banging away. Tlie mail on tlie sprinkling pot and proceeded to sprin
en weapons were leveled at the breast
kle tlie coal with the oil. Tlie porous
engineer caught sight of it at tlie same
John Scott and Jim Bridger. After a of the brave squaw. Looking them
instant that I did and put the lever was rapidly cleared. Then the orator stuff drank up the oil, absorbed it al
straight in the face she cried:
started down tlie street on the run, cov most Instantly, and left no trace. long chase through the rough country,
down among tlie tallow pots.
"No shoot; me tried to save him."
which was uot productive of good re
"It appeared impossible that we ering his retreat with n brisk fusilade When the coal went into the stove it
Then came from tlie ranks the words
sults, the chiefs were invited to meet
made a magnificent fire. Being in an
could hold tlie track on tlie sharp turns
the whitesand make a treaty. This of an enlisted man: “The man who
while moving more than a mile a min smoke of four barking revolvers the experimental mood Daggett put in the
harms her I’ll kill."
they agreed to do, and the warring par
ute, but we did and tlie box car contin two slid out of town, after which they balance of the night improving his
For weeks the noble squaw nursed
ued to sawjwood. If we could once get met in ti convenient ravine and divid draft. He was alongside of a tall build ties went into eamp near eacli other on her friend Meacham and at last, a crip
to the foot of the grade we would be
ing, on the upside of the hill, that had
the white men by three to one. Early ple for life, and broken in health, she
safe, but that was soon seen to lie im orator kept on liis way, heading for a drainpipe, the longest and largest in
the morning of the conference a got him to liis wife and family, Wi-
possible. Rapidly as we were going, Keely, while the other, whose name town, running up to the gutter on the
ne-ma’s only child, a son, died of ron-
the box car continued to gain on us, was Bill Gillhooly, returned in an hour roof. He connected his stovepipe with young Modoe squaw, breathless, her sumption not long afterward, and in a
this und thereby secured n draft like a
and now we could see that it was load
came into the Wright camp, and asked few years her husband followed. Col.
ed with iron. Something must I«* done work. By common consent lie liecame blast furnace.
Meacham, in gratitude for the self-sac
Witli everything in readiness Dag to see' the leader. Her errand was to rifice and devotion of the little woman
and that quickly. All tlie passengers elevated to the position of boss fighter
had fled into tlie tlie forward roach and
gett built a tire in liis stove, piled on
Tlie night before she learned at the chief, used his limited means to help
were hanging on to tlie seats. I signal was offered an engagement by a lead the oil saturated coal and awaited the
the condition of her and her people,
ed totbe engineer to shut off,set abrake ing mining company to drive some usual evening’s visitors. When they council fire that her people intended to with the usual mult. Meacham has
hard on the rear roach, pulled tlie pin Jumpers oft’ some claims which tlie got there the found the stove almost surround tlie white men during the been dead eleven years, and since that
and the engineer opened tlie throttle. company wanted.
white lint and Daggett bemoaning Ills conference and put them to death. time his Indian friend has suffered
This looked like more serious work hard luck. “Just a« I thought fortune Wright and his men met cunning with hardships she should not have been
We had gone 1(10 yards when the box
They went into ambush
ear rim into tlie coach and sent spline and Gilhooly liegan to wonder if it was In my grasp," he whined, “I'm
of conference and when called upon to endure. It was his de
tern flying a quarter of a mile high.
left again. This coal won’t do; the
the unsuspecting Modocs fell into the sire that Wi-ne-ma should be provided
Both went plunging over into a chasm,
public won't have it. It will burn out
for in her old age, and through the con
and I hunted up a passenger who had as a regular business.
the grates and ruin all tho stoves in trap but two escaped tlie slaughter tliat tributions of those who knew her story
He begged for a little time to inspect town.”
a pocket flask and proceeded to rein-
This affair is known in the history of . the little woman chief is jiassing her
the lay of the land and then sent an
force my nerves.”
“Good heavens! man, is tliat theonly
California as the Ben Wright declining years in comfort In the coun
emissary—a man he could trust—to drawback to the coal?”
The squaw who conveyed try of her birth.
What HeWa. Walting tor.
“Ain’t that enongh? Look at the
to her white friends
The matter was soon arranged. The ------- heat it gets on. You can't regu
A Brush street man lias a boy who
‘•Beef, T^einon* and Chee»?.”
was Wi-ne-ma, tlie wife of Frank Rid
will learn a great deal more than he
late It. Hear it roar like an assaying
An American naval ofilcer says that
knows now If lie Is given a chance. Tlie liave a liig sham battle and made an finance. You’d have to mix in half a
people, el.se her life would have l>een once when a great function took place
other evening when he came in his equal divy of whatever money Gill ton of rock witli the stuff to keep it in
in the harlxir of Cherbourg, several ves
mother called him from the kitchen hooly could get.
check. The cost of buying new grates
Twenty-one years passed. The Mo sels of our Atlantic squadron were pres
He soon made terms witli thé com is the drawback.. Only millionaires
and told him to go and split some kind
ling. Not having gone in five minutes pany. He was to drive the jumpers off can afford it. I want coal for tlie poor.” docs were confined by the government ent and were drawn up in limo to sa
for $1500, $500 down and the balance
she came into the dining room.
Here Professor Htewart,then the lead to a reservation, and treaties made with lute the empress’ yacht as it passed.
“Go out and split tliat kindling," she after the fight if lie was alive. He also ing geological authority of the Corn- them, which were repeatedly broken. The French sailors manned the yards
commanded. “What are you sitting stipulated that if he died tlie company stock, lifted a piece of tlie coal to his The trilie were tlie prey of post trailers, of their ships and shouted “Vive l’im
contractors, and of almost every white peratrice.-’
Knowing that he could
was to bury him and send $1000 to an nose and sniffed it a time or two.
“I'm waitin’for pop,” tlie boy said eastern aunt. Gillhooly selected the
“It’s got kerosene oil in it," he said. man wlio came in contact with them. not school Ids men to repeat those
trusted emissary to go with him and a
“Yes, that’s it—that's the great draw The only one of the hated white race in words in tiie brief time left to him the
“Well, what are you waiting for him large crowd gathered to see the tight.
back," said Daggett. “It's the oil tliat whom they Imd confidence was the American admiral ordered his crews to
The lietting ran higli on the contest. makes all the trouble. If you could late Judge Elijah Steele. To this man cry, “Beef, lemons and cheese!” The
Gill and his man swoopaddown on only get the oil out and get just the they went for counsel and advice, but imperial yacht came sweeping on and
“Waitin’for him to come in. He’s
out here at the gate talking to a man, the disputed claims and their firearms plain coal, you would bave a fortune, in the lapse of time they even contem as it reached the fleet a mighty roar
and he said he had won a whole pile of liegan to crackle like bunches of Chi but you see, there's the cost of extrac plated taking bis life, as in the Indian went up of “Beef, lemons and cheese!”
chl[H this afternoon.
I nese firecrackers on the Mongolian
tion; all these things must be consider mode of reasoning tlie death of a single that entirely drowned the voices of the
white man erases tlie wrongs perpetrat Frenchmen. And ine empress declared
New Year's day. Then came a red ed.”
The wages paid to Chinese laborers
hot answering fire and the excitement
Most men would liave lost tbeir ed by many. Hullen at first under their that she limi never teen so compli
are about 6d. per diem with rations.
was at fever heat. For awhile it seem nerve completely when Stewart discov injuries, tlie Modocs were awakened to mented.
The workers are easily contented, de
ed like the battle of Lexington. Gill ered the kerosene in the coal, liut not a fury and declared vengeance on their
manding only the plainest of food, and
Mi»« Eleanor Dean, of Boetou, un
and his trusty lieutenant kept right on, man like Daggett. It threw the crowd oppressor«. The memory of Wright’s
for housing they are satisfied to creep
emptying their sixshooters and grab completely off their guard, nnd then ma«sacre was kept keen by the older doubtedly did well to land a 123-pounil
altogether under a long low mat shed
bing fresh ones from their belts, facing | some of them ventured to inquire if men of the tribe, and after a council of tarpou down in Florida the other day
with a solid liaek to the north wind.
at least a dozen revolvers, all belching j Daggett wanted to «ell any stock in the chiefs the whites were appriseil of with rod and reel, from a naphtha
The severity of the weather usually
the fact that war was at hand. Short- launch, but many a bewitching girl
stream» of fire and smoke from care- I ! that mine.
stops all such work before Christmas.
fully prepared blank cartridges. When j He said he’d »ell every share, and ly after hostilities commenced the gov- lias landed a IGb-pouniier at a summer
What the men do when they retire to
| the jumpers turned tail and started for ■ddeil tliat if anybody bought it they ernment appointed a peace comniis- resort before now, l>v a few captivating
winter quarters I cannot tell; but Chi
sioner to confer with the rebellious red- glance« and a «mile.
namen have a curious hibernating fac-] the
vuv hills, “
•* tt»o! , ild II with their eyes open. He didn't
skins and endeavor to make peace. In
„1.,. whereby by ..i^.i„i„„
men, Gill nnd hi« lieutenant
abstaining r from
“Bgg-albumen,”much uneil for cook
were masters of tho claim, and the1 know the facts, and in about five mln- 1 the meantime Riddle and other squaw
cular exertion they are able to econo- j
j men on the reservation need their in- ing purpow«, in manufactured from the
work they did that day made them utes he sold over 30<»0 shares.
mize considerable in their eating. In I
The boys thought Daggett, who bad fluence towards a settlement of the dif- white, of egg« of certain fowl«, which
cocks of the walk in Bodie.
* are found in large numtier« near Ice
times of necessity, when wages fall be
Well, Gill divided up with the min- been drinking a good deal, was losing [ Acuity, but to no effect. The turbolent
low a certain range, poor people some-,
warriors led by Captain Jack were bent land, Greenland. Labrador and the
■ ers and before the week was over the his natural wits.
times choose not to work, because they j
1 joke got out, as a Bodie miner in liquor
“If we don’t sail in and nail the on a slaughter. When the peace com« , Hebrides, and also in the Northern i'n-
consider that they would have to take
_ .... .
thing,” they argued, somebody else mission«!-« arrived on the ground the i-iflc. It i« «ant to market in a dry
more food to repair the waste than the '» «mt ariose mouthed man.
I -täte looking very much like glue.
The * Standard
work done would produce.— .Mnrmill-
1 * company pocketed will. Daggett’s a good fellow and 1 Indians refused to treat with them,
their lo" and had to pretend they en- mean« well, but the nervous excitemsnt ' They did, however, Anally agree to «nr- nr Suss* Ssw H mm c«T« u ri-nggtx».
A LAVA BED ROMANCE.