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A DAKOTA LAND-SHARK.
Ose» tally Kalat«« Mow
Maa F r ee
pari« Owlag I« the MWortuM •<
a payment aae was
short, and so she came to me for money.
I gave it to her and took a mortgage
on all her property, real and personal
That is the kind of dea_s I like to maha.
If yon can get one of those girls for a
customer you are liable to have a farm
after a while dirt cheap
“Well, when the note fell due she
couldn't pay it, and I gave her an ex
tension at 12 per cent. 1 usually get 15
.n such emergencie*. but I toox pity on
her. Then that came due, and she bad
no money, and so I foreclosed on her.
That made her mad She wanted to
make a compromise, and after a while 1
patcheu up a bargain with her, but as I
inillinilfNttfTHE dininc ; car LiNEtfjJUMNMUM
repented of it 1 told her the place and
THE DIRECT ROC TE!
all the things would have to be sold.
A friend of mine bid them in for about T
'D.Xa«. To C HIC A CO a nd a 11 poi nts E AST.
the sum of my claim, and the girl got idU
SSL XuOrtoCS Tickets sold to all PROMINENT POINT!)
notice to leave, which she didn't do.
Throughout the East and Southeast.
Nut much. She just staid there, and
one day when I rode out to see if she
TO EAST BOl XD PASSENGERS!
had gone she opened on me with a
AND DO NOT MAKE A MISTAKE—BUT BE SURE
r;fle. calling me an old shark and thief.
------ TO TAKE THE------
When I tried to get some help from tne
people round about they intimated that
they would see me hanged first, and. by
thunder, the girl had me She was in
poeseesion, and there wasn't law enough
in that county then to get her out
that your ticket re<ads via Portland s^nd
“So after awhile 1 came to tne con
clusion that 1 would have to reason with
her. It was getting to be about time
for me to climb out of there, but I To avoid changes and »enons A-lay« occasioned bv other routes. Through
couldn't bear the idea of losing the
Emigrant "leeping Cars are run on Regular Express Trains Full
farm. Then I got a man to negotiate
Length of the Line. Berths Free.
with her for an interview, and after a LOWEST RATES!
while I called on her. making myself as
GENERAL OFFICE OF THE CO.’TIPAM’,
agreeable as possible. The upshot of
it was mat I asked her to marry me.
and she consented. I'm pretty well
A. D. CHARLTON. General Western Passenger Agent.
satisfied with the deal, for to tell you
the truth I would never have got that
farm if I hadn't taken her along
OVERLAND TO CALIFORNIA
On an east-bound train the other day.
writes a Watertown. Dakota, ourr-ipor. 4-
•nt of the New York Mt». was a well-
fed and comfort* t.e-.ooki ng man. who
•Baonnoed that be had been attending
to mm .neat very stncdy for three or
four year*, and that te was then on bis
way to the seashore for the purpoae at
having a little recreation. H.s wife was
a plump, freab-lookinr young woman
several yean his JuLor. who. bee.dee
being fashionably dreseed. had an air
at bus.oe*» about ter wt .ch « met with
in toe fa.r sex more frequently in thie
pan of the country than tlaewhere.
“Tas,” the tourist exid. after settling
himself ba k in h-» «eat in the smoker*1
•ect-on. "I've been attending to bust*
aess mighty cUwe. In fact. I've had to.
I'm a banker. When I came out in thia
ooontry 1 tad just about H.'-'X) clean
ea*k. D-«u where 1 came from every
body said 44. (XX) wasn't enough to put
in your eye. it might do to buy a
hocne with or get a tram, but u far as
bus.no» was concerned it was only an
aggravation J had heard something
about Pan Ha. and I made up my mind
that 1 would show some of the «mart
men whether H. ’A) capital was good
for anything or not I went west along
• th the ¡mm.grants. »et up a little
cdBoe. put out a agn 'Money to Loan.' |
and sat down to await cnrtom.
“I put my money out in small sums
pnnc.pally. A settler would come in
and ask tor »J or filiX). I would aag
him what be had. Well, he m.ght
have an equity in his land, or be would
have aucne household furniture, farm
e. 3-re Ccnaectia, Nnr Equipment
machinery, or horse» and wagons. I
would let ii.ni have the money, and take
« tat « oppicbbs .
225 Miles Shortest
a mortgage on all that he bad. deduct
United Stites Senators .... . , , Jos.
ing my interest, at 10. 12. or 14 per
20 Hours Less Time.
Kepresentauvs in Congress . B Hermann
eenu m advance. Plenty of them would Governor
Accommocations unsurpassed for comfort
want a little money for a month or two Governor's Secretary.......... . ..Z. F. Moody
... - C B. Moores
safety. Fares and Freights MUCH
month» and I'd always sock it to these Stcreiary of State........ ... . ... R. P. Earhart and
LESS than by any other route between, all
tallows. Eve bad 910 for the uae of |o0 tasMtant Sec etary............ . F. E. Hodarkm in Willamette valley and San Francisco.
foe thirty days many a time. A good State Treasurer................... ... Ed. Hirsch ,
A. F. Wheeler
many of the settler» wen- Scandinavians, I Aaaistaut I re .surer............
of Public I’.»«ruction E. B McElrov
and • 1 vuw.^
them in their Sept,
W. H. Byars
o*o language. nor could they
to ; < llerk School Land Board E. P. MeCornaek
me in mine, but 1 gut up a printed form Snpt. Insane Asylum................... Dr. Joaephi.
—==St. PAUL or MINNEAPOLIS,
Washington St., Portland, Oregon.
Only Route via Yaquina Bay
The Oregon and California R. R.
Fare from Portland to San Francisoo |32:
to Sacramento. 930.
Close connections made at Ashland with
stages of the California, Oregon and Idaho
(DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAYS.)
East Bide Division.
BETWEEN I’OllTI.tMIA ASHLAND
4:15 a . m .
Ashland....9:30 p. m . Portland
4:25 p. M.
we managed to do busineM
Albany Express Train.
DAI I. Y PAMSBNGER TBAHt,
i W. P Lord
Portland....4^O p . m . Lebanon....9:20 p. M.
- R. 8. Strahan i
“It requirea a very clear head and
Eie pt Sundays.)
I W W. Thayer
I Lebanon.... 4:45 a . m .! Portland... 10:05 A. M.
gxxxl jodgiuent to do a banking busi-
Pullman Palace Sleeping Cars
beM out here. Particularly is thia true
quina at 7:10 a. m.
in a new aettlement in the winter time. F’rst District.......................... L. E. Wehrtet
daily between Portland and Ashland.
Dirt not .............................
.......................... Robert Bean Oregon and California, West side. trains
I've changed my location three times Seoond
The O. A C. R. R. Ferry makes connection
I 1 bird District............................. R. P. Boise
oonnect at Corvallis.
with all the regular trains on the east side
ainoe I've been .n Dakota. After a I Fourth Dirtnct.................... E. D. Shattuck
division from foot of F street.
township hxa been settled for awhile it ' Fifth Ihstnct...................
Frank J. Taylor
The 1 'regon Development Company’s
West Side Division.
ia not much goo! to men in my line. I >ixth District .................
M. L Olmstead
BET. PORTLAND AND CORA'ALLIS.
When I have moved I have always gone
into a new country. The people get Mayor.................................Hon. J W. Cowls
along first rate for a few montha. but ! Keeorder.................................... J. J. Spencer >
I Portland........ 7:30
„ a . M.
a . . m
n .m _ _ .
tbe first winter fetches them. They i I reasurer.......................... . ......... J. L. Kogers
McM'nville 10:13 a . m . Corvallis.. . 12:25 r. M.
.......................... Guo. Kauffman
Corvallis... 1:30 p . m . McM'nville. 3:43 p . m .
have to have money, and a man who Marshal
From SanFrancisoo, McM’nville 3:44p. m . Portland.. . 6:15 p . m .
ata nd» by ready to help them ia a sort Street Commissioner.............. C. A. Wallace
Sunday .... ■Oct.
At Corvallis oonnect with trains of the
•f public benefactor. I have had at
Friday .... . “ 22 Saturday...
Oregon Pacific for
D. C. Narrer.
one time and another mortgagee on the (fco. w. Jooen
Wednesday Nor, 3 Thursday..
J. 8. Nash,
staff belonging to several hundred S. A. Manning,
T. A. Turner.
Sat arda v...
farmerx aomeumea taking mortgagee
“ 27 Monday....
lor euiua aa email aa f 10 or fiA'. In
/ o r» t>. »
< otupany reserve*
reserve« the rigI
right to change Portland....4-50 p. m . McM'nville..800p. M.
fact, they are the onea that pay. aa the ¡ senatore ...
McM'nville .585 a . m . Portland ....900 a . m .
i J. X5. Watts
men who give them are usually ou their ;
|K. R. Intughlin ' San Francisco. Rail and Cabin, f 14; Rail
Local tickets for sale and baggage checked
laal leg» and about all that you have to ! H^pn^nbitivea
and Steerage. |9.88.
.. ■ F. N. Little
at the company's up-town offioe, corner of
do mi to wait awhile and then gather in
*Ch*fk Lafollett :
Pine and Seoond streets. Tickets for prin
( H AS. C HOGUE,
points in California can only be pro
Acting Gen. F. and Pass. Agent.
.Geo. W. Bn rd well ,
“1 have come into poeeeeaion of eome
cured and baggage checked at oompany's of
Corvallia, Oregon fioe. Corner F and Front streets Portland,Or.
T J. Harris
W the best farming land in Dakota m I re »surer
W .W. Nelrtvt
Frieeht will not be reoeived for shipment
lh»a way. A man might gel hard up
Wratt Hams !>»T. CHARLES HOTEL, after five o'clock p. m. on either the eart or
and oome to me fur Kb* for six months. Comm »rioners
iJ. 8. Hibbs,
west side divisions.
E. P ROGERS,
When the Ume waa up be would be
• ’ i Geo. Domev
r MÜLTNEH. Prep.,
G. F. A P. Agent
J. A. C. Freund
worse off than be waa before, and by Survey«»
and B streets,
Jefl. D. Fenton n<
■ >n n< r
a j. A e is on m lhf_ QjjQutry Ratee—11 to $2 per day sc
’ cording to room. Single meals 25 cents.
I Lodging. 2’» to Ml oents according to room. '
ai.’uUi. end a»k fur an extension, anti
Board and Lodging. $4 to I» . per week. Two
all that, but Joe see that wasn't what 1
iREi ni) a , < o.. Fine
Sample Rooms for commercial men.
out there h’t. My capital won't
Give me a call and see for yoQraelf.
Steamship Yaquina City
outMLtiun that to»' »wM
month.). but he usually gvu
“Only the other day 1 waa
abuut how much 1 had made
Pine Job Printers, p
1-dT For sale st this e ffleu
Brewster’s Patent Rein Holder.
Tcor lln»» »r» «t»*» von put tb- tn-not
undvr bo»v»'Set. one aaeri t»l<i lidox. In
5 day», on« dealer »014 • Ao*, in It day*
Painf I tt worth »Ad max Write for tern»
K. K. BREW«TKK. Holly. Mich.
Ample room to oars for nomen. «vwy
teams at ss reasonable rates aa any where m
Oregon. New stable Third 8t.. MaMiunvilie.