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pi v To "know where Mr.
p , Miller's law office is?" he
rig t round the corner. I
;;11 the white men in this
;s an' he's as white as
:«:»' us straight as a
- n acquaintance of mine." said
"1 thought I'd run in and see
bitu before I leave."
It's round the corner an" down
street toward the court
in'l got nothin' to do; I'll
pint It out
said Wilson, and they
t of the house and down the
Pole putting vigorously
in the brisk breeze,
are." said Pole, pointing
to M sigi "Good day, sir; much
• - smoke," and with his
r Pole walked past the
effice without looking in.
•• '. oioi. inc." exclaimed Miller as
W "You are not an early
riser ike we are here in the country."
• I Wilson all round and
n chair near his desk
' ■ - ' !u r than the others.
"This is the gentleman who owns the
c." said Wilson suave-
Ij as he indicated Bishop.
<1 a look of cunning
dawned in his clear eye.
"Yes ! have jnsi been explaining
t' l Mr and Mrs Hi-hop that the mere
s '- . of a paper such as will be nec
m '•• secun the loan will not bind
' all l! the handling of their
property. You know bow cautious old
pie are nowadays in regard to
Sow, Alan here, their
the matter thorough
ly, fin.! his mind Is not at all disturbed."
•- the preliminary trap.
a binding tiling at
said The payment of the
releases you—that is,
v recovered himself,
we make the loan."
iearts In the room sank, but
v ' : ~ ■ lid not alter in the slight
">; " of course, if the loan is
his silk hat on the top of
and flicked the ashes
" into a cuspidor. Then
Mrs. Bishop suddenly —
• • bject to smoking?"
* ' said the old lady; "not
pause as Wilson re
and pulled at it in si
sounded on the sidewalk
put ids head in at the
could have sworn at him.
'Good morning, squire,"
i are busy," said the in
tle, squire. I'll see you in
. f -ht." The old lawyer
'own the sidewalk, his hands
ught up the subject again
droltness. "I mentioned
r.r., ... .
sition to mv clients—the
t they allow you vne
md at one hundred
• they have Anally conic
As 1 told them, they could
market a thing like that
■ for as good a price as a
arly in tbe business. I
wrong In giving such
it was the wav I felt
ahzing it, Wilson tripped
; < dug by Miller's inven
. . 'dn't do half as well with
■ n man said. "In fact, no
s I told you. pay as much
I > as we can, considering
v.... :1 vv ° have to move some
•! our gigantic facilities for
8 1 'mber in America and
I think, and our directors
mdred thousand is a big
■ --d as if amused. '-That's
; !rs an acre, you know, but
'to boom Mr. Bishop's
grown ' lQ fact ' all this has
of my going down to At
lanta to borrow twenty-five thousand
dollars on tbe property. I think I
would have saved time if I hadn't run
on you down there, Mr. Wilson."
Wilson frowned and looked at hia
"We are willing," said he, "to make
the loan at 5 per cent per annum on
"Well out with them," laughed Mil
ler. "What are they?"
"First." said Wilson slowly and me
thodically, "we want the refusal of
the property at one hundred thousand
Miller's indifference was surprising.
"For what length of time do you want
the refusal of the property at that fig
ure?" be asked, almost in a tone of
Wilson hung fire, his brow wrinkled
"Till it is decided positively," he got
out finally, "whether we can get a
charter and a right of way to the prop
"That's entirely too indefinite to suit
my clients," said the lawyer. "Do you
suppose, Mr. Wilson, that they want
to hang their property up on a hook
like that? Why, if you didn't attend
to pushing your road through—well,
they would simply be iv your hand*,
the Lord only knows bow long."
"But we intend to do all we can to
phove it through," said Wilson, with a
"You know that is not a businesslike
proposition, Mr. Wilson," said Miller,
with a bland smile. "Why, It amounts
to an option without any limit at all."
"Oh, I don't know," said Wilson
lamely. "Mr. Bishop will be interested
Just as we are in getting a right of
way through. In fact, it would insure
us of his help. We can't buy a right
of way: we can't afford it. The citi
zens through whose property the road
runs must be persuaded to contribute
the land for the purpose, and Mr. Bish
op, of course, has influence up here
with his neighbors."
"Still he would be very imprudent"
said Miller, "to option his property
without any limit Now here's what
we are willing to do. As long as you
hold Mr. Bislmp's note for $25,fXK) un
paid you shall have the refusal of the
''Thar i/ou arc," said Pole.
land at $100,000. Now. take my ad
yite"-Miller was smiling broadly
•iet it stand at that.'"
Wilson reflected for a moment, and
then he said: "All right. Let that go.
Tbe other condition is thls-and it
need be only a verbal promise-that
nothing be said about my company a
making this loan nor our securing the
refusal of tbe
(To Be Continued.)
Read the coupon offers, page 2 of
the Statesman. They are open to
THE EVENING STATESMAN, TUESDAY, JULY 21, 1903.
SPECIAL EXCURSION RATES
To St. Paul. Minneapolis, Du
luth, Superior, Wis., Sioux
City, Council Bluffs, Nebraska
City, la., Omaha. Neb., St. Jos
eph and Kansas City, Mo.,
Atchison and Leavenworth,
Chicago. 11l 66.50
SL Louis. Mo 62.50
Peoria. 11l 64.25
.Memphis. Term 68.50
New Orleans, La 80.35
Detroit, Mich "4.75
Baltimore, Md 84.50
Saratoga, N. V 84.50
These tickets on sale July 12th to
July 16th, inclusive, and on August
18th and 19th and 25th and 26th.
They are good for 90 days from date
Stop over allowed west of St. Paul
within the limits.
For full information, call on or ad
J. P. GOODHUE, F. F. ROOT,
City Ticket Agt.. Agent,
Walla Walla, Wn. Walla Walla.
S. B. CALDERHEAD,
General Passenger Agt.,
Walla Walla. Wn.
Round Trip Rates to the East
The Oregon Railroad & Navigation
company announces the following
rates to Eastern points during the
To Chicago $60.50
To St. Louis 62,50
To Peoria 64.25
To Cairo 67.15
To Memphis 68.50
To New Orleans 80.35
To Missouri river points 55.00
Tickets will be on sale July 12, 13.
14, 15 and 16, August 18, 19, 25 and
26, with a final limit of ninety days
from date of sale. Stopovers allow
ed west of the Missouri' river in either
direction. For detailed information
call on or address
R. BURNS, General Agent.
From now until August 25th, the
Washington & Columbia River Ry.
will sell excursion tickets to —
ILWACO. PACIFIC PARK,
LONG BEACH, OCEAN PARK,
at rate of $10.00 for the round trip.
For information, time cards, etc.,
call on or address,
J. P. GOODHUE. F. F. ROOT.
City Ticket Agt., Agent,
Walla Walla, Wn.. Walla Walla.
S. B. CALDERHEAD,
General Passenger Agent,
Walla Walla, Wn.
The O. R. & N. Co. announces a rate
of $27!30 to San Francisco and return
via steamer and $32.30 via all rail.
Tickets via steamer on sale August
8, 9, 13 and 14, and via rail August 11,
12, and 13th. Tickets will be good for
sixty days and good for stopover on
return trip. R. BURNS,
$10 —To the Beach and Return.—slo
Effective June 27th the O. R. & N.
Co. announce a rate of $10 from Walla
Walla to Clatsop and Long Beach
points. These tickets are on sale
every day until August 2T>th, and ar?
good for the return trip any time up
to and including September 30th.
Offers choice of THREE gateways,
KANSAS CITY, ST. JOSEPH or
OMAHA, to Chicago and points East.
Through Standard and Tourist
sleeping cars daily between San Fran
cisco and Chicago via Los Angeles
and El Paso.
Through Tourist Sleeper each
TUESDAY from Portland to Chicago
via Salt Lake and Colorado Springs.
Through Standard Sleeping cars
daily between Ogden and Chicago.
Lowest rates in effect always avail
able via "Rock Island System."
Reduced ROUND TRIP RATES In
effect on July IS and 16 and August
25 and 2G; 90 Jays return limit.
Be sure to see that your ticket reads
ROCK ISLAND SYSTEM.
The best and most reasonable Din
ing Car service.
For rates, folders, etc., write to or
GEO. W r . BAINTER.
L. B. GORMAN, Tray. Pass., Agt,
250 Alder St.. Portland Ore.
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FOR SALE AT STATESMAN OFFICE
LEGAL BLANKS FOR SALE AT
OLD PAPERS FOR SALE AT
Statesman office. 25 cents a bundle.
BICYCLE LEASE AND CONTRACT
blanks for business firms, are for
sale at the Statesman office.
CARD SIGNS FOR SALE.
are for sale at the Statesman Printery:
Furnished Rooms for Rent.
LTnfurnished Rooms for Rent,
HORSES AND MULES.
HORSES AND MULES FOR SALEAT
J. B. Dunham's stock yards, East
FOR SALE CHEAP.
A GOOD THOROUGHBRED 4 YEAR
old, Short Horn bull. Walla Walla
College, Telephone Blue 201.
RELINQUISHMENT FOR SALE OR
trade. Claim near Kahlotus. Care
grounds on East Birch. Elegantly
shaded; nice lawn, with all the
modern conveniences. Suitable for
a lodging house or private residence.
Owners going east and will sell at
a great bargain.
COTTAGE FOR RENT.
Inquire 11th and Main St.
A RESPONSIBLE MANAGER WANT
ed to take charge of warerooms and
office in the following counties:
Spokane, Stevens, Lincoln, Douglas,
. Adams, Whitman, Franklin, Walla
Walla, Columbia, Garfield and Aso
tin and office to be at Spokane. Ap
plicant must have $500 cash as se
curity and Al reference. Address
Manager P. «0. Box 2533 San Fran
WANTED —MEN SEEKING PROFIT
abIe employment, to sell our new
Combination Accident and Sick
Benefit Policies —original with this
company—costing $6 per annum
each, payable quarterly —covering
all accidents, diseases and occupa
tions —pays large permanent renew
a] commissions. No experince nec
essary. Over $260,000 already paid
in benefits. Estabished 18S5. Ad
dress National Accident Society.
320 Broadway, New York.
HUNTING, FISHING, CAMPING.
two-seated rig Jrawn by two horses
to hunting, fishing or camping
grounds. 120 W. Alder.
CHAS. ROMER, PICTURE FRAM
ing. 122 East Alder St.
THE PLACE TO BUY GROCERIcc
is at the store of J. F. McLean. 124
East Alder street.
TAKE V >UR REPAIRING AND
pressing to the Last End tailor. 200
East Main St. Prices reasonable.
help. Home cooking at No. 10
BOARD AND ROOMS.
LA GRANDE HOUSE. BEST BOARD
and rooms. Cor. Ist and Alder.
Mrs. J. McCarvill, Prop.
NEW HACK LINE.
GREEN & KELLOCGHS HACK
line. New rubber tired hack, latest
style. Pioneer Barn. Phone Main 79.
MME. KENT. CLAIRVOYANT AND
Palmist. Past and future correctly
told in every case. Front parlor,
Central lodging house, 11014 Main
A little girl was asked to write an
essay about man. The following was
her composition: "Man is a funny
animal. He has eyes to see with,
hands to feel with, and is up the
middle and walks on the split ends."
BOOT AND SHOE REPAIRING
promptly done. Prices right.
First class work guaranteed.
H. Romer, 122 East Alder St.
THE GIFTED CLAIRVOYANT WHO
has the best recommends of the
city will continue to give readings
~t her home, 609 West Alder street,
Phone Red 563.
— — ,—_—.
WAGON AND CARRIAGE SHOP.
WAGON & CARRIAGE MAKING &
repairing. Carriage painting a spe
cialty. Next Williams' blacksmith
shop. 3d St. Jens Anderson.
FURNACES DON'T COST A FOR
tune. The Bengal is the best on the
market and lowest in price. Come
and look at the one Sauze has on
bis floor, at 112 E. Alder St., Phone
E. D. MATTINSON,
Room 2, Guichard Bldg.
Fire and Accident Insurance.
Loans on City and Farm Property.
Plate Glass Insurance.
We become your Surety on Bonds,
Indemnity. Surety, Court and
Contract Bonds vVritten.
SUIT SPONGING AND PRESSING
Up to date cleaners; work
guaranteed; quick service;
club rates. $1 month; call and
deliver. Suit Sponging and
Pressing Club, 5*2 North Sec
ond street. Phone Black 485.
BICYCLES AND REPAIRS.
Second hand BICYCLES of all
kinds. First class repairing of all
kinds. Low prices.
JOHN R. STOCKTON.
Tel. Red 481 10 N. Third St
You want good Lumber? Well,
we have It.
OREGON LUMBER YARD. I
John W. McCrite, Mgr,
421 W. Main st. Phone Main I<J4 j
Viavi has brought health to thou
sands of suffering women. Consulta
tion free. Rooms 19, 2d, P. O. Bidg.
J»l ifi i Son.
"THE REAL ESTATE ItftlElS."
7 Second Street Paine Building.
IS NOTED FOR THK
QUALITY OK ITS
Wines, Liquors Cigars.
GEORGE RETZER, Prop.
Phone Main 2KO.
i Wall Panor 1903 designs
V¥ tl 11 r (1P BI .s v r~to plea se
iD A IIIT OUAKANTEHD *-Q R3 VKARS.
I A 111 I All Colors. LEAD and OILS.
Walla Walla Wall Paper Co.
Alder street Opposite Telephone Exchange.
PROPOSALS FOR BEEF CATTLE
Sealed proposals for delivery at the
state penitentiary. Walla Walla, dur
ing the year beginning August Ist,
19(13. of twenty head per month, more
or less, good, smooth, merchantable
cattle in lots of not more than ten
head, will be received by the State
Board of Control, Olympia. Washing
ton, up to 10 o'clock a. m. Friday.
July 31st. 1903.
Not over 5o per cent cows will he
received on this contract. All cattle
will be held in the yards at the Pen
itentiary 12 hours before being weigh
ed. Bids must specify that all cattle
shall weigh not less than 1000 pounds,
gross. All cattle furnished under this
contract will be subject to the inspec
tion and approval or rejection of the
Superintendent, by whom they will
Each bid must, be accompanied by a
good and sufficient bond or certified
check payable to the State Board of
Control, in the sum of $1000, condi
tioned that the successful bidder will
enter into a contract and furnish a
bond as provided by law, in such sum
as may be requiTed by the Board, for
the faithful performance of the con
Bids should he addressed to the
STATE BOARD OF CONTROL.
OLYMPIA WASH., and the envelope
plainly marked "SEALED PROPOSAL
FOR BEEF CATTLE."
Payment will be made by voucher
drawn upon the State Auditor as pro
vided by law.
The right is reserved to reject any
or all bids.
STATE BOARD OF CONTROL,
C. W. GRANT, GRANT NEAL,
PEARL & BODWELL I
Sell city and county property,
write fire and life insurance. Con
duct a genera] employment office,
i Secure help on short aotice. Of
fice corner Second ana: Alder, up
stairs. Plume Red 1924. Walla
> Walla. Wash.
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WALLA WALLA JUNK SHOP::::
Wholesale and retail dealers
in all kinds of hides, wool, scrap
iron, brass, copp«r, rubber, lead
zinc, bottles, old rubbers and sec
ond hand sacks, and second
hand furniture, stoves and car
EPSTEIN & YOUDOVITCH
Phone Black 651. 121 East Main 8%.
WALLA WALLA ..... WABH.
WALLA WALLA JUNK STORE.
is prepared to buy hides, wool, scrap
iron, brass, copper, lead, zinc, bottle*,
sacks, old rubbers, furniture and
stoves. Why let these accumulate
turn them into cash. 105 East Main
COLUMBIA CO. LAND
E. Campbell has some good bargains
in grain land for sale in the best tar
ley belt of the northwest and at prices
that you can afford to pay.
One section in Umatilla county, a
well improved farm. 250 acres iv fall
wheat, 2 acres in orchard, IS acres in.
alfalfa, 450 acres grain land. All
stock and machinery goes with the
sale at $22.50 per acre. If you wanft
a bargain do not lose any time.
Also one section in Whitman coun
ty. All fenced, all tillable, but 10?>
acres; 1% miles from station; 3 good
springs. Price $15 per acre.
Two sections in Adams county.
Plowed this spring. Prices $8 p«r
acre. 3 miles from Washtucna.
For further information call at of
fice, Barrett block, upstairs, rooms S
and 7, Walla Walla.
PROF. H. S. BUFFUn.
Studio 320 Newell St. Phone Red 9s*.
T. P. AND C. C. GOSE. Lawyer*
Rooms 3 and 4 Barrett building.
Telephone Red 88S.
AFTER 18 YEARS OF SUCCESSFUL
experience in Europe and America
Dr. J. Laurencon, specialist, sur
geon and chiropodist, informs pat
rons that all ailments of tbe feet
such as corns, bunions, callouses
ingrowing nails, club nails, horna,.
warts, perspiration, aching, rheuma
tism, etc., can be treated and cured
absolutely without pain. Patient*
treated at home if desired. Offic«
at Hotel Louvre. Room "2. 2*4
.Main St. Phone Main 257. Consul
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