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ASTOKIA, OKEGON. THUBNIUY HORN I NO. 8KPTEMBKU 7. J8!l!
Our new line, Croua ft Brandtgtt'i
make, hat Wn wlected not onlf with
ili to th. durability of th. ttylt
and pattern but alio on Moount
uptrlor wearing qualltlt.
San Francisco. Cal.
. . i i
Wrlta Vm for Prlaaa
Here Is a List
Ot some High Grade Goods at moderate prices
.... ' RALSTON HEALTH P0UDS In great varlcti
good things. . . ,
ROSS, HIGGINS & CO
(leui Zealand pre Insaf aoee Go
Of New Zealand.
W. P. Thomas, Mgr., San Francisco.
UNLIMITED LIABILITY OF SHAREHOLDERS.
Subscribed Capital . .. $5,000,000
Paid-Up Capital 1,000,000
Assets in United States 300,000
Surplus to Policy Holders 1,718,792
Has been Underwriting on the Pacifio Coast over Twenty-two yearc.
SAHUEL ELMORE & CO.,
Resident Agents, Astoria, Oregon
Our fall and Wlnttr itoeka of tht
vary beat mak.t and vtry latest ityln
hav bn received and for low prion
and .io.ll.nt valuta cannot b equaled
Cora, ft 12lh Streets,
All stool ranges becaui you unfortunately
bought a cheap one. Buy a
; t. "SUP-BRIOR"
Tlicy arc warranted in wry twticular,' ,by a
firm C2 years in the huHintm . . . . . .
-BOB BOND STREET 1
New CraDe and i
Waterman Fountain Pens
acterlae as M. Labori'a "trick." He ,
Box Dcorat1 Paper!" ,nn bn w,ln n ""n
and EnvelODoa-MOO A ,nv0,, ""r""lnn of ,n 0'rm,n '
and Ttallan snverelima and w4ed
. appenrance of Ct-rnuvhl as his opnor-
" .Hlla 4ul.lMa ,k- IIia .mla.lA. nt
Tin a Specialty.
( -frtsh from the mills, : . ' ' s
AROMATIC SPICES guaranteed the finest;
TILLMAXN'S kKE EXTRACTS, j
CHASE SAXHORN'S COfTEES are un
rlvollcd. Together with a host of other
Dreyfus' Salvation Entirely In
Hands of Emperor.
j CHICAGO, Sept. 1-A apeclal to the
mmm , Time-Herald from Washington, aayt:
j At a reward for hit service In con-
SCHWARTZOPPEN S EVIDENCE nectlun wltb the Santiago campaign,
. Prealdent McKlnley propose to con
i , , tlnue Major General Shatter In com
Documiiti li III Posieuloa Will ,
Save tne Accost i -Trioivail . .
War Rioft li Balance
REN K EH, Brpt. t-Tbe salvation of feneral of the regular army. General
Captain Dreyfu bang on a word from- MacArthur. who boldt the rank of lieu
Emperor William. This It tht general Bn eoloiiel In the regular army, la
ormion here tonight J the Kisr
content! to allow Colonel B hwarjkop-
I pen, the O-rman military attach at
; Parti In 154, to tettify befort the court
; martial, or to tend a deposition, or,
what It romldered atlll more advlaable,
, to allow a deposition to be accompan
ied by actual document mendonod In
the bordereau, then Iireyfua la aaved.
If the emperor however. dclrtea that
It It not In the Intereett of Oermany
for Colonel Pchwarikoppen to Inter
vene, ttv-n Preyfua" raae It boptett and
hit condemnation It certain.
Tonight the eyet of France are look
ing ari-oM the frontier to Ftuttjtart
hro the Knl r la alavlnk and MIX-
in ualy awaiting hit rtrWMnn. At a
late hour thl evening he had riven
! no atttn either war. nnd Frenchmen
j are waiting with brelhle Inlcrett
the nret Inill. atlon or hit will, to an
,n,,,nU r,,n"" fmr" W llUn?
aian-ia many me arnurr or ini- inirrni
r-ace of France, for everyone ahl.C
ratea that King Humbert will follow
hit lead. The antl-PivyfuMrla are e-
tremely exnr-rated at what they rhar-
j ..r ,.... ..... ... .T" . i
, eTinrnce nr mis lorrinnrr juannru
application regnrdlng Bchwarikoppen -
APri.ES FOR GERM ANT.
NEW TOTtK. Pept. .-Amertrn ap
ples are In such great demand In fler-
I many thla year that shipments have-
commenced one month earlier than
usual. The flrst consignment left on
A splendid lot of tht celebrattd
Southern Oregon peacht Juat '
in abundance and of all vari
Tht mott complete Section in
tht city and all fre.h and crl.p.
Prompt delivery to
nil pnrtHof the city
. and outside points.
Foard & Stokes Co.
Will Ilk. It; to will tht cook.
Star Estate Rangej
Satlify all who u.t th.m.
If your better halt does tht oooklng,
that It an ari.lltt.nnl reaion whv there
should be a Star Estate Range In your
kitchen. The ue of them prav.nU worry
W. J. 8CULLT. Agent.
til Bond Street
th steamship Labn waa from tbt Hud
urn river dlatricl. Last year S2,U1 bar
rel were ant abroad. Thl year It la
expected tht shipment will retob 10,
OCNERAL 8HAPTER WILL
RETAIN VOLUNTEER RANK.
Will be Retired From Bervloe Septem
ber 14 Mijor Lawton Buc
ceedf Id Promotion.
mand of tht department of tbt Pacific
with bit preterit volunteer rank after
tht lima reached for hit retirement on
j With General Shatter' retirement,
! -.Major law ton, who bat only tbt rank
of colonel In the regular establishment
' wilt It la expected, be mad a brigadier
to get tne tame step wnen ungaoier
.General Anderaon retlrea In January
and Gvnerul Wbeaton, a colonel of In-
funny, 1 booked for tht brigadier
gcnvraJahlp on the retirement of Gen- (
era! Merrltt which will also open the ,
way for tbt appointment of
a major .
general In the regular army,
Conau, Hugh. Ordered to Tak. tbt
nevea at naamn.on. Fernando, and not one of them waa
I killed In battle, 19 were wounded and
CHICAGO, Sept .-A peclal to the nlne iled of dlM4aei ,
Tlmea-Herald from Washington, aaya: insurgenU continue to make
Inttructlon were nt today by demonttrationa In the vl:'.V.ty .f I'u
Thlrd Aatlatant Secretary of Slat and the xmertc,, outpoiltt vm
Crldlcr to Consul Hughe, at Coburg. oWsti flrc npezlei rolleT3 iartng
Genunny, to make an official Inveall- tne tnrM nKhu.
gallon of the allegation madt by(
t,harll, r- Al" rior-.
chuets, VIC oepuiy consul ai mi
Mme M tramimltted French war
, tfc. nm a-overnment.'
,ing official paper and official envel-
opes of the American consular service,
Tnig actlon wa Uken by Secretary
Hay aftet that officer had read tht re-
markable ttory told by Bcnthelm In
Atranta. ', The general dlapoaltoln at
,n. ,t.t, department It to. disbelieve
rt ..... i l -U ., I. an M tli.l
now mil iney nave iwn aicu p.
jiclty It la neceaaary to take official
notice of them. Under the Inatructlona
j tent to Mr. Hughe, he will call upon
bis subordinate for an official explana
tion of Itenthelm's allegations and
, make In addition a thorough investlga-
n flM-rmlne whether or not
thorl the slightest foundation for
the charges which have been made.
FUirschu.t ha an excellent record,
but should it develop tnat ne nas ira- (
nronerlv used his position and the
consular paper of thla government In
behalf of Germany or any other gov-
,i h. will he Immediately re-
rnment. he win be immediately re-.
moved and proper representation
m.de to the French government
I HANGS IN THE BALANCE,
Issue of Peace or War Ret With FrI
day' Cabinet Council.
1 LONDON. Sent l-Advlce. from ,
varlou. ,urce lndlcat. that the acuta
, . naa Deen rerusing to grant a joint in
tension In all part of Bouth Africa i " .
continues, but. unlet the Boers take
' the Initiative, which at present I lm
Drobable. It U pretty ofrtaln that tne
iiruiMuiv. , . .v . h
' a a,.. ..vi., M,nMf
, bene, public at tttitloa In centered more
upon -the signs of the times as ex-,
,n .mv nrt dockvards
! the in' south Africa Itself, though news
from there is eagerly awaited.
The F.Icctric Doctor.
The most powerful engine must
stop If the tires are not fed.
Man Is the most wonderful
piece of machinery In the
world, yet no matter how
strong and well made his bodi
ly fram maye be, if the Are
of life within him Is not con
stantly fed his limbs and mus
cles become powerless and use
loss. The reason men become
helpless and diseased Is be
cause the food they eat, th.
water they drink and the air
they breathe, which is the fuel
of life, is not properly appro
priated by the stomach, lungs
and nutritive organs. It Is not
completely transformed Into the
strength and working power
which Is to man what steam Is
to the engine. The vital power
and nerve force haa vanished
from the system. Sickness la
the result If we fall to restore
this nerve energy we cannot ex
pect health. If you have taken
the "drug cure" you know the
result. Call on me at my offlc.
and let me explain my new
svstem of applying electricity.
'Don't condemn It until you
. TYNF.R, the Klectrlc Doctor,
Mftln Street House, 159 9th St.
Advice and Electrical Disease
Hours: 10 to 4 and 7 to 8 dally.
Lucky lowans Soon
Departnre From Manila.
DID HARD OUTPOST DUTY
But On Killed la Battle-Dato Moadl;
For Aid Issued.
MANILA. Sept. !-: p. m.-The
Iowa regiment, the but of the volun-
leer organisation on duty In tht 11-
and of Luton haa been drawn from
Calula to barrack at Caloocan, pre-
paratory to departing for homo. The
number who will aall la tOC Leaa than
of tbt regiment were left oa duty
at tht front when the order came for
their relief, toe being on tht tick llat
Thla regiment haa undergone hard Ha any power but congreaa the right
outpoat duty for three month, during to turrender our right In the Phlllp
whlch time It ha been very much ex- pines.
poaed to rain. Seventy-five member Mat PrealdVnt Mi-Klnl nv riht
in nrhtinar iwtwMn VaintM a.n o.M
Mall advice from Zamboanga report
that the town baa been practically do -
meriA ti fu.li .u-i fh.
..!;. V?v. M'w?t0
lliurKent, attacke a vlllaa-e In Dato'a
dominion on the noirhhoiinv laimuia
kluln two of tne vmasert,
msn ,ubwM,uently dpove off th, ,n.
,urfent of whom ,ev1!rm, were meii
INSURGENTS NEED SUPPLIES.
Call Issued to Property owner for
Horses, Cattle and Army
MANILA, Sept. t The recent issue
of Filipino paper money amounts to
, WO.OOO. The acceptance of this iss.ie
Is made obligatory and bills are made
Vuut.uama.Kla. In h-a. aat TKa. In.i,..
gents nave issuea a caw upon property
owners in the Interior to supply gratis
, to the Insurgents army carta, horses
thivsvui. irifiina i utotcdt
Much Secrecy Surround Secretary'a
Office- Kruger's Many Political
NEW TORK. Sept 1-A despatch to
IVIkiin.. Tnn. a.A.
j The altered aspect of the Transvaal
affair continues to be a mystery too.
. uir iiiuuue iiwu ajuiiuuu. bib.
. deep to be probed by any body outside
of the chief secretary's room In the co
,onlal offlc: Kruger ha
"WOeniy changed bis ..ground. He.Member, of a New York Mining Com
qulry Into the precis, effects of the
proposed political changes, but had
n fV n sisi rl s flataa w.a v faaiiAKIu atnil In.
creased representation undr the condl-
Uon that th Buseralnty should be
He haa now withdrawn
, .. .
tcheme has accepted th. suggestion for
a. conference of some kind.- The fact
are In dispute, but this seems to be a
,. close approach to the truth. Why ha
j Kruger changed froht so suddenly?
That I the difficult question to an
swer. His new attitude would be In
telligible If he had received from Hr.
Chamberlain in the last week or tht
the week before a somewhat peremp
tory Intimation that the patience of the
British government was exhausted and
that It could not wait any longer but
must have an answer by the middle of
Reports respecting the ordering out
of the reserves are again contradicted
officially today but the situation has
become grave, and almost critical, as Is
shown by the presence of Mr. Cham
berlain In London and the remarkable
activity prevailing In military circles.
There are no signs in the mining mark
et that war Is close at hand, but finan
ciers are not always well Informed In
a crisis. .
M'KINLET A TRADES UNIONIST.
Hb Ha Been elected a Member of the
CHICAOO, Sept. . President Mc
Klnley Is now a trades union man. He
wa today- elected a member of the
Bricklayers and Stonemasons Interna
tional union. No. 21, of Chicago.
President Dubbins, of the union, said
today that since the chief executive
was to lay the corner stone of the new
post office It was necessary that the
'; president Join the union bpfore he is
; allowed to handle a trowel In Cook
county. A card of hononry member
ship was made out for the president
today, but It wUI not be forwarded to
him, until tbt matter baa been further
"W may have to take tht i ard away
J from him," aald Secretary 8 tarn today.
I "If Mr. McKlnley aeta a ttona prepared
by nun union labor, which ttona Intend
, j ed for the new poet office It, the nation-
al organl cation will itrtke on any build
tO Take in In any part of the United Bute
at which be laya a corner ttona or doe
any conatructlon work."
OCR RIGHT TO PHILIPPINES.
Five Question! on tht Subject by Sen
HAMPTON, N. H., Sept. . Before
tht Rockingham county republican
club, nator wuium a chandler du-
jcuaeed national politic and declared
' bit ' aupport of the admlnlatratlon't
j Philippine policy. He prOpoaed 1 que-
tlont on tbt Philippine altuatlon for
Senator William E. Maaon, of Ullnola,
' who la viaiting In tbla atate, to anawer.
The drat eight of the queaUona apply
to the naval and military operation,
la tht lalanda Tht other follow:
I Prealdent McKlnley bound to
maintain the toverelgnty In our Wanda
until otherwlte directed Ty law of
Can any power but congreaa acting
by law make the Philipplnea a colony
of the United Bute?
Haa President McKlnley any right to
er direction towards making the Phil
ippine a colony or surrendering them
so that they cannot be made a colony
If congreaa so decide?
Do you think the United State
should do anything to prevent the
partition of China among the conti
nental powers of Europe?
not the malntance of the United
power In the Philippine esen-
tial to ...bl. u. to ..din prev.nUng
the dismemberment of China?
your affirmative Philippine
STICKS TO HIS 6TORT.
Benthiem Suggest a Pointed Question
To be Put to Floracheuts.
ATLANTA, Ga, Sept. Chaa F. Ben
thelm today reiterated .to a representa
tive of the Associated Press the abso
lute truth of hi statement Involving
Vive-Consul FlorscheuU In the German
secret service work between Berlin and
"AF A..nraA V1nr-uhllta .wilt dpnv
thl. d Benthiem, "but It can be
. . . .
easily fastened upon him. The point In
Investigation 1 really thls:.-;
, "To inquire Into the right direction.
, There la no use going to Florscheuts
about this thing. He will naturally
deny It and the rage of the tlermana
wlu tttrn on jf piorfcheut denle
hla connection wltl
nis connection wun uiis mauer, iei
his connection with this matter,
this question be put to him.
: "For what purpose did Florscheutx
, hand over to m (Benthiem) a tnbney
order calling for tWO marks signed by
the emperor?" -
DIE A TORTURING DEATH.
pany Die of Cold and Scurvy .
in Copper River.
" SEATTLE. Sept. 1 Otto Thews, of
Primrose, Iowa, who has arrived Here
from Copper river, Alaska, brings news
confirming the reported deaths of sev
erer members of a scientific prospect
ing company of New York.
The dead are Earheart Miller, Aller
mann Schulti, Peter Slegel, Buttner
tleorge Hooker, another member of
the party, got. out. alive but la badly
crippled with scurvy, which carried
away the majority of his companions.
Baumgartner went out hunting one
day and was never seen again. The
most affecting case was that of Butt
ner, who was driven Insane by his suf
ferings. His weak companions had to
strap him down but even then they
could not restrain him. One morning
Tatws, whose camp was near, found
Buttner sitting out In the Bnow with
his clothes and hat off. The ther
mometer was 45 degrees below sero.
Buttner was taken Inside but he died
in a few hours.
BRTAN IN 'FRISCO.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 6. William
J. Bryan was given an enthusiastic re
ception at Woodward's pavilion to
night. An Illuminated parade of the
various democratic organisations pre
ceded the mass meeting at wnicn were
present more than 6,000 people.
s the feed rr.crs
Belief 7 bat U. P. Control Will
N. P. TRLCF.' IS Tr.MPnJflRY
CoBteatloa For Hew Territory Will
Go b Uider Uie Xtw
PORTLAND, Sept tTbt annual
meeting of the stockholder of the a
R. 4 N. Company to elect direct on will
bt held tomorrow. In view of the fight
between the O. R. A N. Company and
the Northern Pacific over the occupa
tion of territory east of Lewlston and
of th. demand of the Northen Paclflo
for trackage right down the Columbia
river from Wallula to Portland, th
meeting promise to b one of more
than ordinary Importance, A truce be
tween the two companies had been ar
ranged to be effective from August last,
but the truce will end long; before the
next annual meeting and the board of
directors to be elected tomorrow will
manage the campaign after the truce
shall have expired.
The question which most Immediately
and most deeply Interest Portland at
thl time I whether the O. R. ft N.
Company ttoJl In future retain it
autonomy. While it I not possible...
at this distance to say precisely what
the capitalist In the east and la
Europe propose to do lnthe matter,
It may be safely set down that there
Will be more harmonr &nd rynMiiianlv
les friction between the O. R. A N.
Company on the one hand and the
Oregon 8hort lint and Union Faclfla
on the other In the future than there
ha been in the past There 1 small'
chance that a hard-and-fast lease will
ever be repeated.
The consensus of opinion among welt
Informed railroad men I that the O.
R. ft N. Company will occupy the tarn
strong position locally for the next Ave
year that it ha for the last two years.
TO,of I. will KlilM Mf..,lA.a f-a.
traffic will justify; that Its relation
1 . TUL.J II , v A A V a
"11. , U, MU V .,, W DUCU,U1QUCU -.'.V4
that there will be less friction between
It. and Its eastern connection than
Th're Is a deposition among all the
owners to remove what ever friction
exist between the three roads form
ing the transcontinental line and the
Northwestern, which is their principal
connection to Chicago. It may be ex
pected that there will be a harmony
of management between the three
roads after the coming annual election
that has not prevailed up to this time;
and that there will be a closer and
more harmonious relation between the
traffic department of the three line.
-" ' l
AMERICAN SENTENCED TO
BE HUNO AT YOKOHAMA.
Found Guilty of a Triple Murder The
' Bark Kitty Lost With
Loss ot Life.
"VICTORIA. B. C, Sept. 1-The
steamer Glenogle, which arrived from
Japan this morning, reports that Rob-'
ert Miller, an American charged With
the murder of H. N, Ward and two
Japenese women, .was convicted and
sentenced to be executed at Yokohama
September 19. The case 'was notable
owing to the fact that It was the flrst
trial of a foreigner under the new
The news was also brought that the
bark Kitty was lost In a typhoon In the
China sea. ' The captain, his wife and
children and 11 of the crew were '
OF THE PEOPLE'S CHOICE.
Maryland Republicans Again Nominate
Lloyd Lowndes for Governor.
BALTIMORE, Sept. . The republi
can state convention today re-affimed
the will of the people a expressed In
the primaries and nominated the fol
lowing state ticket:
Governor, Lloyd Lowndes, of Cum
berland county. .
Controller, Phillips Lee Goldsborough,
of Dorchester county.
Attorney general, ex-Congressman
John V. L. Findlay, of Baltimore.
delicious end wfio!esoe
DOWT CO., NfW YOO.