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CHATTER V. (Continued.) As on tbe preceding- nlsht. ea.cn man took his hour's watch on the cppel plateau. When It cam to Aitamont's torn, and he had rone out to relieve Bell. Hatteras called hla old compan ions round him. The doctor left his desk and Johnson his eooklns. and hastened to their captain's aide. "Mr friends." he said, "let us take advantage of the American's absence to talk buslnesa There are things which cannot concern him, and with which I do not choose him to meddle." Johnson and Clawbonny looked at each other, wondering what the cap tain was driving at. "1 wish." he continued, "to talk with you about our plans for the future." "All right; talk away, while we are alone," said the doctor. In a month, or six weks at the out side, we can leave here. Have you thought of what we had better dn this summer?" "Have you, captain?" asked John son. "Have I? Not an hour of my life passes without revolving In my mind erne cherished purpose. I suppose not a man among you Intends to retrace his steps?" No one replied, and Hatteras went on to say: Tor my own part, even If I must ro alone. I will push on to the north pole. Never were men so near It be fore, for we are not more than 10 miles distant at most; and I will not lose such an opportunity without mak ing every attempt to reach It. Even though It be Impossible. What are your visas, doctor?" "Tour own. Hatteras." "And yours. Johnson?" "Like the doctofa" "And your" Bel:?" "Captain," replied the carpenter, "It Is true we have neither wives nor chil dren waiting us in England, but. after all. it la one's country one's native land! Have you no thoughts of re turning home?" "We can return after we have dis covered the pole quite as well ss be fore, better even. Our difficulties will not Increase, for as we near the pole we get away from the point of greatest cold. We have fuel and provisions enough. There Is nothing to stop us, and we should be culpable. In my opin ion. If we allowed ourselves to aban don the project" "Ve!"T well, captain; Til go along with you." That's right; I never doubted you." said Hatteras. "We shall succeed, and England will have all the glory." "But there Is an American among us!" said Johnson. Hatteras could not repress an Im patient exclamation. know It!" be said, sternly. "We can't leave him behind." added the doctor. So, we can't" repeated Hatteras. almost mechanically. "And he will be sure to go, too." "He will be sure to go, too; but who will command?" "Tou. captain." "And If you all obey my orders, will the Yankee refuse?" 1 shouldn't think so; but suppose be should, what then?" "He and I must fight H out" The three Englishmen looked at Hatteras. but said nothing. Then the doctor asked how they were to go. ay the coast as far as possible," was the reply. CHAPTER VI "But what If we find open water, as Is likely enough?" "Well, we'll go across It" "But we have no boat" Hatteras did not answer, and looked embarrassed. "Perhaps." susreated Roll i-t,. ... 111. make s ship out of some of the planks vi me m orpoise. "Never!" exclaimed Hatteras. vehe mently. "Never!" said Johnson. The doctor shook his head. He un derstood the feeling of the captain. "Never!" reiterated Hatteras. "A boat made out of an American ship would be an Americas!" "But captain began Johnson. The doctor made a sign to the old boatswain cot to press the subject fur tl.er. This ended the day. and the night passed without disturbance. The bears had evidently disappeared. The first business next day was to arrange for a hunt It was settled that AJtamoct BeD. and Hatteras should form the party. Clawbonny should go and explore as far as Isle Johnson, and make some hydrographlc notes, and Johnson should remain be hind to keep house. At I o'clock they started, accompa nied by Duke, who frisked and gam boled with delight They had been bone about an hour when Johnson suddenly heard the report of a gun. "Capital!" be exclaimed. The have found something, and pretty ulck. too." A second and a third shot followed. "Bravo!" again exclaimed the boat swain; "they have fallen In luck's way!" But when three more shots cams In rapid succession, the old man turned pale, and a thought crossed his mind which made him rush out and climb nastily at the top of the con. He shuddered at tbe sight which met his eyes. The three hunters, followed by Duke, were tearing home at full speed, fol lowed by the five huge bears! Their six bullets had evidently had no ef fect The monsters were close on their heels. Hatteras, who brought up the rear, eould only manage to keep off his pur suers by flinging down on article after another1 first his cap, then his batcbet and. finally, his gun. Ho knew that the Inquisitive bears would etoo and examine every object sniffing all round It and this gave him a little time, otherwise he could not have es caped, for these animals outstrip the fleetest horse, and one monster was so near that Hatteras had to brandish his knife vigorously, to ward off a tre mendous blow from his paw. At last though panting and out of breath, the three men reached Johnson safely, and slid down the rock with him Into the snow house. The bears stopped short on the upper plateau, and Hatteras and his companions lost no time In barring and barricading them out "Here we are at last!" exclaimed Hatteras, "we can defend ourselves better now. It is five against flva" Tour!" said Johnson, in a fright ened voice. "Hor The doctor!" replied Johnson, pointing to the empty sitting room. "Well, he la In Isle Johnson." "A bad Job for him." said Bell. "But we cent leave him to his fate. In this fashion." said Altamont "No, let us be off to him at once," replied Hatteras. He opened the door, but soon shut It narrowly escaping a bear's hug. They are there!" he exclaimed, "All?" asked BelL The whole pack." Altamont rushed to the windows, and began to fill up the deep embra sure with blocks of Ice, which he broke off the walls of the house. His companions followed his exam ple silently. Not a sound was heard but the low, deep growl of Duke. They were besieged. AD were worried about the good aoctor. "We must get rid of the boars before he comes." said Hatteraa. "But how?" asked BelL It was difficult to reply to thla A sortie was out of the question. They could hear the bears prowling about outside, growling and scraping the walls with their enormous paws. However, action must be taken speedily. Altamont resolved to try a porthole through which he might Are on his assailanta He scooped out a hole In the wall, but his gun was hard ly pushed through when It was seised with Irresistible force and wrested from his grasp before he could even fire. -Confound It!" he exclaimed, "we're no match for them." He hastened to stop np the breach as fast as possible. This state of things had lasted up wards of an hour, and there seemed no prospect of a termination. The question of a sortie began now to be seriously discussed. There was little chance of success, as the bears could not be attacked separately, but Hatteras and his companions had grown Impatient Also they were ashamed of being kept in prison by beasts. e took Johnson's furnace poker and thrust It Into the stove, while he made an opening In the snow wall. or. rather, a partial opening, for he left a thin sheet of Ice on the outer side. As soon as the poker was red hot he said to his comrades, who stood eager ly watching him. wondering. This red hot bar will keep off the bears when they try to get hold of It and we shall be able easily to fire across It without letting them snatch away our guns." Hatteras withdrew the poker, and plunged It In the wall. The melting snow made a loud, hissing noise, and the two bears ran and made a snatch at the glowing bar; but they fell back with a terrible howl, and at the same moment four shots resounded, one after the other. "Hit!" exclaimed Altamont "Hit!" echoed Bell. "Let us repeat It" said Hatteras. carefully stopping up the opening meantime. The poker was again thrust Into the fire, and In a few minutes was ready for Hatteras to recommence opera tions. Altamont and Bell reloaded their guns, and took their places; but this time the poker would not pass through. -Confound the beasts!" exclaimed the American. -What's the matter?" asked Johnson. -What's the matter? Why, they are piling up block after block. Intending to bury us alive!" "Impossible!" "Look for yourself: the nnk get through." It was worse than alarming. The bears meant to stifle their nm- tv,, were heaping up huge masses, which wouia mae escape impossible. Two hours naased. Th mr . cioee. Every openlnr was hermetlrmi. ly sealed. The stoves would hardlr draw, and it was evident would soon go out altogether for want of oxygen. Hatteras was the first to see their fresh danger, and he made no attempt to hide It from his companions. "If that Is the ease." said Altamont we must get out at all risks." "Tea," replied Hatteras; "but we must wait till night We will make a hole In the room, and let In some air, and then one of us can fire out of It on the bears." "It la the only thing we can do. I suppose," said Altamont Night drew on. and the lamp In tbe sitting room began to burn dim for want of oxygen. At o'clock the final arrangements were completed, and all that remained to do was to make an opening In the root. They had been working away at this for some minutes, when Johnson, who had been keeping watch In the sleeping room, cams In hurriedly. "What's the matter?" all asked at once. "Nothing exactly," sold the old sail or, "and yet " "Come, out with It!" exclaimed Altamont "I near a peetjtfer "Hera, oa this aide, ea the weJI af the room." AS stopped working and listened. Johnson was right A noise there cer tainly was oa the aide wall, as If some one were cutting the tee. "Don't yoa hear It?" repeated John son. "Hear It? Tea, plant enough," re plied Altamont "Is It the bears?" asked BelL "Most assuredly." "Well, they have changed their taa tics." said old Johnson, "and given np the Idea of suffocating ua" They are going to attack oa." said BelL "We shall have a hand-to-hand struggle, that's aU." said Hatteraa. "With knife and hatchet then." re turned the American. The guns would be useless here." The noise Increased. They are hardly six feet off now," said the boatswain. "RlSht Johnson!" replied Altamont: "be ready for them." Belxlng a hatchet he placed himself In fighting attitude, planting his right foot firmly forward and throwing him self back. Hatteras and the others followed his example, and Johnson took care to load a gun In case of necessity. CHAPTER TO Every minute the sound came near er, till at last only a thin coating sep arated them from their assailanta. Presently this gave way with a loud crack, and a huge dark mass rolled over Into the room. Altamont had already swung his hatchet to strike, when he was arrest ad by a well-known voice, exclaiming: "For heaven's sake, stop!" The doctor I the doctor!" erted Johnson, And the doctor It actually was who had tumbled In among them In such tuituKTuaea tasaion. "How do ye do, good friends?" he saia. dick UK himself ua His companions stood stupefied for a moment but Joy soon loosened their tongues, ana each rushed eagerly tor ward to welcome his old comrade. Hal teres was fairly overcome with erne uon. ana nugged him Ilka a rhIM "But how did you know h.i been attacked by a troop of bears?" asked Altamont when they got their cream. v. nat we were most afraid of was that you would come back. never creaming of danrer" "Ob, I saw It alL Tour repeated shots gave me the alarm. Whan commenced firing I was beside the wreca oi tne rorpolse. but I climbed up a hummock, and lini bears close on your heels. I erept can- U...1 uuubi; nearer, sometimes going on an fours, sometimes slinninv k.. great blocks of Ice. till I came at last quite close to our fort and then I found the bears working away like oeavera. "But what danger you were tn w. Clawbonny," said BelL "Any moment tney mignt nave turned round and at' tacked you." "When I saw what th K up to. I determined to get hack to you Dy some means or other. J waited till It got dark, then I glided noiseless aiong towaros tne powder nuuh. I speedily commenced operations with my snow-xmie. A famous tool tt la For three mortal hours T i hacking and heaving away, but here i am at last urea enough and starv ing, but still safe." To share Our fate!" said Alta mont "No, to save yon an; but first give me a biscuit and a bit of meat" A big meal was soon before him. out tne utue man could talk while he was eating. "Did yon say to save us?" asked seu. "Assuredly!" was the reply. "How?" everyone asked. "My plan la quite simple, and part of the work la done already." "What do you mean?" "Tou shall see. But I am forgetting that I brought a companion with ma" "What do you say?" said Johnson. The doctor went Into the passage, and brought back a dead fox. newtr killed. (To be wm tin tied.) Definite Loeetl.ee. Every visitor at the new capitoI at Harris burg. Pa, who seta as far as the registration room to expected to write his name In a big book, together with his birthplace and present rest dence. Not long ago, when a crowd of excursionists visited the grounds and buildings, a stout elrl started to tm. ister. She paused, pen poised In air. and called out to an elderly lady, comfort ably seated In a big chair. "Mom. ere was I borned at?" "Tat yon rant to know dat tort" man T&nts to vat It In ir bj book." "Acfc!- answered tbe mother, "ma know yell enough in der old stone bouse. Troy Times. TeetlBar Bee. "How wowj ram fi. Clarfaea f yon and I were aaCiasj down the stream of Ke together, far away from here?" "How ftr. George?" -Ob. far. far awayl- Td bs so terreiy horaeadek fa metier!" And from that xUOd tfcJa rotmr ceased Us vfcrtca Jadge. After a long watt the erartv A danced c? from fcte desk. "Hare a chair." be said to s slstent dun collector, who staori ..- tbe door. Tm not tired." eras the fU tort: "but this bin la. tfm h. lng a long Urns now!" Judge. ntia-ht Be Hie reals. "Don't go 'roun' eontplalnln' "ban way yon friends has treated yon." said Uncle Ebea. "When a man ain' got de ngnx nna o friends Irs giner"! be- am aian i WANTS MORE BATTLESHIPS, Representative Hobson Says Pacific Coast is Defenseles. Washington. March 28 "Our na tional def enselessnesa, " was the theme around which Representative Hobson, Democrat. Alabama, voiced a prophecy of disaster in the boose late this after noon. A startling array of facts as to oar unpreparedness for war as col lected by the general staff of the army was the basis for the appeal of the hero of the Spanish-American war for immediate action by congress. He declared it was imperative that a larg er navy be authorized at once if the United States would stave off possible invasion by a foreign enemy in the fu ture. "Any European nation of the first power," said Hobson, "that has an adequate army and merchant marine I will take Germany merely as an il lustration could pat 200,000 men aboard ships in a single expedition. One-half could land on the coast of Long Island and the other half on the coast of New Jersey and inside of a few weeks they could seize Washing ton, Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York without resistance." Hobson said he would probably 'offer an amendment to the naval bill calling for six battleships. "We need that ;many a year," be said,', "to maintain the equilibrium existing among the nations." Kef erring to conditions on the Pacific coast, Hobson said : "It is unfortunate that I cannot re fer to existing conditions on the Pa cific coast without these peace dream en crying out 'war and jingoism,' but you can all verify for yourselves, you who have no knowledge of existing conditions, that the city of San Francis co cannot regulate her own schools as she desires. The legislators of Cali fornia, Oregon and Washington cannot today legislate upon segregation of the yellow people. "Those legislators were told to drop that dangerous question. I will tell you why. We are defenseless on the Pacific ocean. "The Japanese navy is rated at 490, 000 tons, and ours at 695,000 tons. All of our 695,000 tons substantially is in the Atlantic ocean and has to stay there. "Do you think I am talking war? I am trying to arrange this equilibrium in the Pacific ocean under which we could come to mutual concessions and solve the problem. "I am trying to take the only way to prevent war." SENDS RELIEF TO ESTRADA. General Gordon Prepares Expedition and Defies Madriz. New Orleans, La., March 28. The crisis in the strained relations between the representatives of the Madriz and the Estrada factions of the Nicaraguan government was reached late today, when General Gordon, who is organiz ing an Estrada relief expedition, sud denly apppeared the Madriz consul ate and entering the room W T.m'a Cores, Madriz's minister to Washing ton, and other Madriz officials were in conference, defied them to keep him from starting his expedition for Cen tral America. It was a dramatic scene. Core a and Genera Altschul were seated at a tahlo when Gordon suddenly entered. He calmly told this enemies that the report that he was organizing an army was true. "Then you are liable to a $1,000 fine ana tnree years imprisonment, accord ing to American laws," shouted Cores, "I am ready to sign a statement that I am raising an army here and that I have chartered a ship and I defy you to do anything," was Gordon's re ply. He then handed each of the Mad riz officials his card and walked out. " Minister Corea was angered by the proceeding and said he would endeavor to have Gordon imprisoned at once. Local government officials said they would refuse to take official apt inn nn. til orders were received from Washing- ion, Later in the dav General Horrlnn miA. denlv wheeled on the two ffotMtivoa following him and thrashed them both. it is oeuevea that part of the relief expedition will attempt to sail tonight Atlantic Fleet to Cruise Mediterranean Washington. March 28 Th um. tary of the navy announced this after noon mat tne whole Atlantic battleship fleet would, in November, proceed to European waters. The cruise will be made in the Mediterran ean. It is intended to divide the fleet while in the Mediterranean in order that various ports may be visited. It is not hinted anywhere that the Beet or any part of it will go further than the Eastern Mediterranean. Ttu nffiiol statement is that the fleet wilL after tne cruise, go to Guantanamo. Reduces Pullman Fares. Washinrton. March 28 Pnllmon fares from St, Paul to North Pacific coast cities will be materially reduced by an order to be issued bv the inte state commerce commission this week. iue commission has reached this decis ion in the case bezun bv th Khinnn.' league, headed by George Lof tus, of ALiuueapoiiB. it is understood the commission will also include in its de cision that the Pullman company must ell upper berths for less than lower. Get More Pittsburg Grafters Pitta bure. MarcH 28 Fnrm Councilman Charles Stewart was in the sweat box for four hours this after noon. He is believed to have told many thines that will sations Monday when the officials "get their lines out." INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AND PROGRESS OF OUR HOME STATE 40 MILES DRAINAGE CANALS. I SPEND S35,OOQ ON CANALS. Klamath County Project Will Reclaim 19,000 Acres on Wood River. Klamath Falls Work has been resumed on the canal alone Wood riv er, for the reclamation of 19,000 acres of the weed land. The land has a frontage of seven miles on the river. It will be necessary to cut about 40 ; miles of canals to properly drain and j reclaim the tract About seven miles j were made last year, and it is expected j to complete about ten miles this year. This will form a dyke along the river ! and around the north end c' the land that will keep the water from over-) flowing the land, and then cross canals i are to be run through the property for j drainage purposes. J The Wood river valley is acknowl- edged one of the best dairy sections in , Oregon, and with this big tract arainea and put into timothy and red top and settled with dairy farmers, it will easily produce a greater revenue than that "derived from all other resources in the county at the present time. The canal" is being cut in a fairly straight line and cuts off all the points and curves of the river, and thus leaves a strip of land of varying width along the west side of the river. As this land is somewhat hipher and perfectly dry, there are many choice tracts of an acre or more along the seven miles of water front suitable for building pur poses. This strip is to be piauea ana sold for summer homes. It is stated that there is enough of this land to ac commodate about 150 cottages. Rush Work on Coos Bay Road. That the Harriman interests will rush construction of its proposed road across the state of Oregon from Coos Bay to Vale, by way pf Bums, is the latest report in railroad circles on the coast It is impossible to get confir mation, but the news emanates from excellent sources, leaving little room for doubt of its authenticity. According to these reports comple tion of the Coos Bay-Drain branch will be rushed with all possible haste while at the same time large forces will be put to work between Vale and Burns, thus hurrying along the work from both ends of the line. Construction of a line from Bums to Crescent City, near Odell, would complete the line across the state, as it would give con nection with the Natron cut-off from Springfield and Eugene. It is said that to the activity of the Hill interests in Western Oregon may be attributed the progressiveness of the Harriman people, as they will be compelled to fortify themselves against the Hill invasion of Western Oregon by means of the Oregon Electric and the United Railways. Work on the Coos Bay-Drain line was suspended about three years ago, after an expenditure of several hun dred thousand dollars, for no apparent reason except that it was thought safe to let the work rest for awhile, there being no imminent cause for fear of serious competition at that time. But now that the Hill people are rapidly pushing their way through the Wil lamette valley by means of extenisons of the Oregon Electric, the danger of losing a rich field is apparently dawn ing upon the Harriman people. Water Pipe Coming. Central Point C. B. Bade, of the J acobson-Bade company, which has the contract for installing Central Point's water system, has received advices from the East that the pipe had been loaded and started West Mr. Bade expects the pipe to begin to arrive in from three to five weeks from the time it was shipped. This should bring some of the pipe by April 15. Work will commence immediately upon receipt of the pipe. Block to Cost $15,000. Eugene Work on a two-story brick block to be erected by W. T. Campbell and his sister-in-law, Mrs. Idaho F. Campbell, will be becrun at onn ThL structure will be ready for occupancy ujr june x. u was tne original inten tion of the Campbell heirs to cover the entire lot with a huge block, but the final decision was to erect a building with a frontage of 54 feet on Olive street and extending 100 feet back. It will cost about $15,000. Build Telephone Line. Medford The Home Telephone com pany is engaged setting poles for the line between .Tarlfarinvillo K j i ..wtl,ltalnJmculun The line will follow the right of way of the Rogue River Valley railway be tween the two towns. Poles and rrw. arms have been strunir oinncr tv, ; - - b "b VIST- posed route. Good Roads Meeting For Hood. Hood River-The Grange bodies of Hood River are plannip a trrA .a. campaign in the valW Tv, k t j er(fr0Ve grange have invited Judge Webster, of Portland, and Judee Derby, of Hood River county, to ad dress the citizens on the subject Coburg to Have Lights. Eugene Th littlo soon to have electric street lights the A small electric light plant has been! ftw.uu uierciorsome time, but only residences and business houses have heretofore been lighted. Brick House at Bend. Bend The first hrinl- kn. w is to be built taiLM"T spring. The brick used will be fZ the yards of the brick company here The bui ding will be two stories wS -"w"u aeveu or eight rooms I Irrigation Company Plans to Finish $10,000 Project. Bend The Arnold Irrigation com pany is spending $35,000 on improve ments to the distributive water sys tem. The largest undertaking of the plans will be the building of a new flume. The flume will be 12 feet wide and three feet deep, and a mile and a quarter long. The body of it will be of two-inch lumber, and the support ing timbers and foundation will be con structed in most substantial manner. Tne intake will be enlarged and per manent gates installed. Approxi mately three miles of old canal will be widened. It is planned to build from six to eight miles of new canal on the east lateral, which runs eastward into the Arnold section; and also some three or four miles of new work on the north lateral, which will water land lying directly east of and southeast of town. The Arnold system will water ap proximately 10,000 acres lying east and southeast of town. It is a mutual company, the stock of which is owned by farmers and Bend business men. A large portion of the land lying under this system was 6riginally taken up as homesteads and desert land retries, and the holdings ranged from 160 to 500 acres to each man. Lately these larger tracts have been divided and are being sold to newcomers, who plan to devleop their holdings extensively as soon as the svstem is finished and water delivered to their lands. Ten Acres Bring $ I9.OO0. Hood River An indication that the $2,000 mark for Hood River orchard land is not far away was shown recent ly when ten acres were sold for $19, 000. The highest price for Hood Riv er orchard property was paid by Felix von Hake Vonegut a resident of In dianapolis, Ind., -who will come here to reside. The orchard, which is eight years old, is situated on the East aide of the valley and consists of a solid block of Newton and Spitzenberg trees. The tract sold to Mr. Vonne gut has the distinction of being the first piece of orchard at Hood River to Bell for $1,000 an acre, which was in 1906. Later it was sold to Mr. Hills for the highest price at that time, $1, 700 an acre. Again changing hands it still maintains the high mark for orchard realty here at $1,900 per acre. Brick Plant at Lakeview. Lakeview A. T. Zeek, who has been engaged in the manufacture of brick about three miles south of town for some time, has purchased five acres of land from Roy Woodworth, on Indian creek. He will abandon the old works and set up a new plant on the new site. The clay which will be used is said to be better suited for brick making, and Mr. Zeek expects to turn out a much better brick than he has been able to before. Holds Banner for Alfalfa Seed. Vale Vale is the banner alfalfa seed point in Malheur county, ship ping nine of the 14 cars of alfalfa seed sent out from Malheur county iu 1909. The country in the Vale vicinity is un excelled for the production of the finest quality of alfalfa seed. An average car holds about 30,000 pounds of alfal fa seed, which at 15 cents per pound, the price paid for most of the seed, makes a carload worth about $4,500, or approximately $40,500 for the nine cars. PORTLAND MARKETS. Wheat Track prices: Bluestem, $1.07fol.O8; club, $1(51.01; red Rus sian, 98c; valley, $1.02. Barley Feed and brewing, $28 ton. Corn Whole, $34; cracked, $35. Hay Track prices: Timothy, Wil lamette valley, $20frf;21 per ton; East ern Oregon, $23(5.24; alfalfa, $17.60 18.50; grain hay, $17(519. Oats No. 1 white, $30.50031. Fresh fruits Apples, $1.253 per box; pears, $1.50f.1.75; cranberries, $8(5.9 per barrel. Potatoes Carload buying prices: Oregon, 50(5 60c per hundred; sweet potatoes, 8c per pound. hundred8 0regn' ,1-50L75 P. Vegetables, Turnips, nominal; ru tabagas, $1(51.25; carrots, $1; beets, $1.25; parsnips, $1. Butter City creamery extras,' 86c; fancy outside creamery, 3436c; store, 20c. Butter fat prices average lie under regular butter prices. Eggs Fresh Oregon ranch, 22(523c .per dozen. rancy' 13(?131c per pound. Veal Fancy, 12(5 13c. PoultTV Hena 10lfll.. n-s-n,. . a-m(i itfjc, u rollers. ?Kcvduck8;.1820c: i2 2M9a y8' JlVe 22Z5c; dressed. 25rtT29c; squabs, $8 per dozen, .ulB-cesi steers, $6.256.60; lair to pood ntoa ee cn;. r .. sTKCO7$55-50; fair to good cowi $4-75, hght calves, $67; heavy SheeD Rat vti.n - . . y -7; " " "'" "..ou; iair .J"15i09 mp' 15(?18 P Pound; according to quality; olds, wtninal 1910 contracts. 16c nominaL JT '-Extern Oregon 16(g20c per pound; valley, 2224c; mohair, choice, 23525c ' Cascara bark, 4iffi5c cafsUnL"?1 hidea' causkins, 14c; green, lc less.