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THE MOWING AHTOK1AN TUESDAY' MORNING. SEPTEMBER 19, IBM
General Otis Will Have All His
Men by November 1.
TRANSPORTS ARE AVAILABLE
Salllflf Dates of the Ships Enraged
Fortlflcatlons of Porto Rico
to tie Enlarged
NKW YORK, Sopt, 18.-A special to
the HoraM from Wellington says:
Arrangements have been made by
the war department for the departure
for Manila by November 1 of all the
troopi Intended for General Otll. Thla
means that Becrotary Hoot'l. atatement
that "every mother'! son of the. re
inforcementi will eat hli Christmas
dinner In Manila," wit prove oorrect.
That there may be no lack of trans
portation, the collier CojsIub la to be
fitted up aa a tranBport at an expense
of II JO, IKK) and General Ludlngton hoa
In mind aeveral other vessels which
may be aecured. It la estimated that
It will bo necessary to provide trans
pnrtatlun for 20.018 men, and thla table
hai been prepared showing what the
veancla now In aervlce can do:
tielglan King, lulling date September
If, part of Thirty-fourth Infantry, for
ty ollloerra sovon hundred men.
Ornnt, September 16, Sixteenth In
fantry, 36 olllcers, 17W men.
Tueonm, September 19, reat of
Twenty-seventh Infantry, four offi
cer!, 6W men,
Olenogle, September 80, 25 oflloera,
Kliler, September 20, reat of Twenty
oveiith Infuutry, twenty-flve uttlcers,
Sherman, September 21, Thirtieth tn
funtry and recruit!, elghty-alx otllcer!
Sikh, September 24, llx companlei
Thlrty-sooonJ Infantry, thirty olllcen,
Hherldun, September 26, Twenty
alxth Infantry and recruits, eighty-two
olllvera, 1700 men.
C'harlei Nelson, September 25, reet
of Thlrty-swvid Infantry, twenty of
llcern, 4d0 men.
Hanrwk, September 25, fifty offlcera,
City of ltl, September 25, reat of
Thlrty-fjurlh Infantry, forty otllcers,
Olympla, October 1, thirty olllcors,
Vulenela, October 5, thirty ometra,
Zealundla, October 6, fifteen officers,
600 men. !
Vlcurla, October 5, thirty ofllcera,
Munuunse, October 5, fifteen olllcerH,
City of 1'ara, October 10, forty-sl
ofllcera, 1000 men.
I'ennnylvmiU, October 15, thirty of
fleers, 1WM men.
City of Peking, October 18, 45 officers,
WX) men. '
Tartar, October 20, forty-five officers,
Newport, October 20, ten ofllcera,
Indiana, October 20, forty officers,
AngU -Australian, October 25, fifty
officers, 1000 men,
Thomas, November 1, from New
York, eighty- six officers, 1690 men.
Logan, November 1, from New York,
elghty-alx officers, 6!H men.
Meade, November 1, from New York,
fifty ollU-ers, 1200 men.
Senator, 36 ofnosrs, 712 men.
City of Sydney, twenty-five officers,
St. Paul, forty officers, 860 men.
Puebla, 36 officers, 660 men.
There will remain to be transported
four regiments, a total of 4236 men.
The Ohio and Morgan City, which are
expocted to return early In November,
can accomodate forty-two officer! and
1334 men and the Cosslus, now bolt.g
fited up, Is expected to provide accom
modations for 600 more. Two or three
more ves'els can take the rest and ef
forts are being nade to aeoure them.
General Otis cables to the war de
partment that the cable ship Hooker
can be aaved. Arrangements have
been made for taking the ship to the
Cavlto navy yard, where she will be
put In condition under the direction of
Naval Constructor Hobson for the
voyage to Hongkong, where she will
ba docked and . repaired,
In order to provide ample transpor
tation facilities for the commands
which, will operate against ii" '"pi
nos. General Ludlngton Is shipping- 1600
more mules to Manila. Thlrten hun
dred are now on the way. In com
pliance with the request of General
Otis, orderB have been Issued assigning
these officers to duty as additional
members of his staff:
Major J. N. Morrison, Judge advocate-general;
Major Sturgls, aslstant
adjutant-general; Major Purshlng, as
sistant adjutant-general; Major R. H.
Noble, assistant adjutant-general;
IJeutenant-Colonel Carllngton, Inspector-general;
Major P. M, West, Inspec
tor general; Major Beach, Inspector
general; Major J. T. Knight, and Cap
tains Thomas Swobe, It. P. Stevens,
J. W, Little, W. H. Miller, and G. G.
Hfilley, quartermaster department and
Captain John Diddle, corps of engln-ers.
DEFENSE OP PORTO RICO,"
NEW YORK, Sept. 18.-A special to
tho Herald from Washington says:
nrlgadler Qeneral Wilson, chief of
engineers, will submit to congress a
comprehensive scheme for tho defense
of Porto Rico, Reports of the neces.
sary fortifications have been mndo to
Qeneral Wilson by engineer officers
sent to tho Island. It Is said tho cost
of the project is small, tho defenses
constructed by the Spaniards bclna
utilized Irf part. Tho preparation of
plans of the fortification of Hawaii
Is Mopped, because of tho failure of
tho navy department to decide regard
Ing tho cstabllshement of a naval sta
tion at Pearl harbor. Land Is held at
fancy prices and the department does
not Intend to pay more than It Is
really worth. Until the navy depart
ment acts, nothing will be done In
the way of fortifications. It Is un
derstood that Captain Leary at Gaum
Will report upon fortifications for the
Nothing will be done looklna- toward
fortifying (he Philippines until the In
surrection has been subdued.
WAR PROSPECTS TIGHTENS
LONDON MONEY MARKET
Rates Growing Smallor and Specula
tive Account! Are Reduced to
NEW YORK, Sopt. 18.-The Tlmei
London financial correspondent cables:
"Our money market anxiously be
gins to reckon up war risks. All last
week we wer hoping against hope
that peace might be maintained. As
I write, , that hope has almost been
abandoned and rates for money ure
therefore tightening, wholly Irrespec
tive of business demands. These In
deed are very moderate for the home
"Indeed, most bankers had loana re
paid because speculative accounts has
been much reduced through dread of
war. Hut cheapness of this kind
means nothing mora than a desire to
keep credits at the elbow, so to any,
Tested by cosh gold held In our
banks, we are In no position to stand
the presure for one day. Including
their balances at tho Hank of England
they probably do not hold six per cent
of their liabilities to depositors In
gold, but It Is Just their capacity to
pay gold that may soon be put to
"The Transvaal Is the principal
source of our gold supplyalmost the
only present source, but the Indian
government purposes to buy the out
put of the mines and the Australian
production Is taken partly by the
United States. War In South Africa
WLJld not only stop supplies from the
Rand mines for a time, but subject the
Bank of England to the drain of sov
ereigns for the Cape.
"In their nnxelty, they ore already
discussing the probabllltes of New York
taking gold from there this autumn,
and an advance In your rates for
money Is not calculated to allay these
fears. Our position Is much weaker
In face of this contingency than It
wjis a year ago. Then we had abund
ance, of your securities for which mar
ket could be found on the continent as
well as in America; now we have only
a few. The story that all danger of
f imlne In India has been averted Is
untrue. Rain came too lute to save
ODD FELLOWS IN SESSION.
Twenty-fifth Annual. Convention Meets
DETROIT, Sept. 18. Sovereign
grand officers, grand lodge and grand
encampment officials and various other
functionaries of the Independent Order
of Odd Fellows walked in a drenching
rain from headquarters In the Cadll-
luc hotel to the Detroit opera house,
where the seventy-lift Annual session
of the order met today. Mayor Slay-
bury welcomed the visitors on behalf
of the city and state. Hon. Alfred S.
Ptnkerton, grand Hire, responded to
the welcome, after which the first bus
iness session was held.
In his annual report Plnkerton states
that on December SI, 1898, the subor
dinate lodge membership was 830,961,
and. hat the number of sisters enrolled
In the Rebekah lodges numbered 190,-
007. He reported the affairs of the
brotherhood were generally In a pros
Secretary Grant's report was very
voluminous and reported an encourag
ing Increase for the year.
Many resolutions were offered. The
moat Important one was Introduced
by Representative Young of Maryland,
and' Is aimed at mileage paid represn-
tatlvea to the sovereign grand lodges.
At present 10 cents per mile Is. allowed
delegates living east of the Rocky
mountains and 12 cents west. It orders
the figures reduced to 8 and 10 cents
A resolution Is pending from last
year's meeting reducing the mileage to
7 and S cents. Both these were refer
red to a special committee with the
request to report as soon as possible.
That the mileage allowance will be re
duoed Is believed as certain, aa a cut
must be made In the expense and dele
gates are almost a unit In favoring
this as a proper place.
A resolution ordering the abolishing
of "visiting cards" Is now necessary to
enable a member of one lodge to visit
another. It Ib proposed Instead to make
a receipt for dues sufficient.
The matter of admitting negroes 1o
the 4. O. O. F. Is expected to come up
at this session, as It has done for a
number of years.
Secretary Grant's report showed re
lief expenditures to bo I3.422.9S6. The
total expenses of subordinate lodges
figures 84,159,726. The revenuo of sub
ordinate lodges amounted to $7,752,282;
subordinate encampments, $570,762; re
bekah lodges, $443,348; total 8,766,393.
Th total Invested funds aggregate
FIRE AT LOS ANGELES.
Wholo Block Nearly Wiped Out and
Two Fremen Fatally Injured.
LOH ANGELES, Sopt, 18,-Procllc
ally the entire block, bounded by
Commercial, Alemeda, Rcquena and
Wilmington streets, was destroyed by
fire today. Three men were Injured In
the fire, two of them probably fatul
They are George Nolund, assistant
engineer, fatally burned; Jus. M. Die
ter, engineer, seriously burned; II. IS
Tcbbctts, "overcome by heat.
The fire originated In the engine
room of the Perry Mill and Lumber
Company. A spark from the engine
fell into a pile of shavings and Im
mediately the whole place was In a
blaze. In the struggle to put it out,
Jus. Knowlton and James Dieter re
ceived their Injuries.
The Loi Angeles Farming and Mill
ing Company had stock on hand val
ued at $120,000, which was practically
a total loss; the Insurance was near
The Perry Lumber and Milling Com
pany carried a stock valued at $125.
000, Including a large number of val
uable patterns which It will be difficult
to replace. They1 carried only $125,00 In
surance. HOWBIN TO SUCCEED SAMPSON.
NEW YORK, Sept. 18.-A special to
the Horald from Washington, says:
According to oflllclals more concern
Is being displayed by the newspapers
over the ponslble supersedure of Ad
miral Sampson at New York by
Admiral Hwlson than In naval cir
cles. They say no such supersedure
will take place, because the Chicago
will not reach New York In advance
of Admiral Dewey. This confidence
Is not based on Instructions given to
Admiral Howlson, but rather upon
their understanding of the matter.
The Chlcngo's Itinerary ordered her
to remain at Hurbudoes five days, fco
that the vessel will not sail until
September 22, unless she should be
hurried. Sailing on that date would
permit her arrival at New York on
the 2Sth, but It Is believed that Ad
miral I low Ism will proceed north
leisurely and arrive at his destination
In October. Immediately upon the
arrival of the ship, Howlson Is to be
detached and ordered home to await
retirement and as this Is his last
cruise, he will probably want fo re
main at sea ns long as possible. Even
adml'tlng that he will arrive at New
Yurk on September 28, It la expected
that while he may be senior to Ad
miral Sampson, he will be Junior to
Admiral Dewey, he will assume com
mand of all the vessels within signal
GENERAL ALGER WITHDRAWS.
DETROIT, Mich., Sept. 18.-Oeneral
R. A. Alger today gave out a letter
written by himself In New York Sep
tember 8, In which he announces his
withdrawal from the candidacy for
United States senator. The letter
"After careful consideration, I have
decided not to be a e&ndldate for the
United States senate. My reasons for
this determination are personnd and
of a business nature. I fully apprec
iate .'and thank you and my many
other friends who offered support, and
hope to be able In future to show my
gratitude for all that has been don
for me me by tho people of our state."
RYAN BESTS CRAIG.
NEW YORK, Sept. 18.-Tommy
Ryan, the Syracuse middle weight pu
gilist, gave Frank Craig, the Hurlem
'Coffee Coaler," a terrible drubbing
before 7,000 persons at the Coney Isl
and Sporting Club tonight in ten
i KILLED BY A CRIMINAL.
SALINAS, Cal., Sept. 18.-Sherlff
Farley of Monterey county was shot
and killed tonight while trying to ar
rest a man accused of arson.
YELLOW FEVER INCREASING.
KEY WEST.. Fla., Sept. 18. Fifty
our cases of yellow fever had been
reported In the post 48 hours and three
eaths, making the total of cases to
date 362 and deathB 17.
t gKSSi Make No j
In buying Con
Take no sub
stitute for the
There are cheaper and In- f
ferlor brands to the Eagle,
hut none that eaual It. It
f has stood first for forty X
years Dona ior kocijw w.
B01DCIVS CONDCNSID MIIK CO- h. Y
Consumers should beware of the cheap and
Inferior washing powders said to be jnit as
They are not there is nothing so good as
the genuine COLD DUST for all cleaning
about the house. Ask for COLD DUST
nd insist on getting it. Made only by
THE N. K. FAIRBANK COMPANY,
Clilcap SLLoalf NswYerk Battel
Dr. Alfred Kinney left last night
for a short trip to Portland.
Mrs. H; Thompson, of Fort Stevens,
spent yesterday in thp city.
C. W. Fulton was a passenger on
the train lost evening for Portland.
Judge J. M. Hughes Vent to the sea
side yesterday to spend a few days.
Miss Clara Simpson returned Sunday
evening from a short visit In Portland.
Miss I'risclla Montgomery, of Spo
kane, Wash., is visiting friends in the
Will Young came over from Fort
Columbia and spent Sunday with his
Mark Warren came up from his Elk
Creek ranch yesterday to spend a few
Superintendent McGuire was a pas-"
senger for Portland on last night's
Herman Lesser, of the Boston Shoe
Company, leaves, for Portland this
Captain Thomas Dolg, the Nehalem
furmer, Is In the city for a few days
Contractor C. G. Palmberg was a
passenger from Portland on Sunday
Miss Marie Utzlnger took the train
last evening for Seaside, where she
will spend a week.
Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Hanthorn return
ed from a three week's visit to the
Sound Sunday evening.
Mr. George W. Sanborn, who has
been 111 for some days, was able to be
at his office yesterday.
Frank Mini roe, representing the E.
J. Dowen Seed Company, of Portland,
was In the city yesterday.
Miss Helen Arbuckle, of Roslyn. B.
C, arrived down on the train last
evening, on her way to the seaside.
Captain Hurts, In charge of the
government works at Tillamook bay,
was a passenger out on the Harrison
John Burke was a passenger on the
evening train from Seaside yesterday.
He left fTr Portland on the night train
Twenty years ago Egypt had hardly
a single good road. During the past
six yenrs over 1,000 miles of good roads
for : ra
PAINFUL FINGER ENDS
O.is Night TaaATunrr. 8ok the hands
thoroughly, go retiring, In a hot lather of
Coticvka SoAr. Dry, and anoint freely with
CtrricuoA ointment, the great skin cure and
purest of emollients. Wear old glorea during
the night. For son hands, Itching, burning
palnis and painful anger ends, this on night
treatment ia wonderful. .
VIUITlLII toppradM uw ranukibl, oImiIii(,
puiHylni, ud mMmi propMUM ol CCTIOUM Soap
Sold tKnraiVnrt U wwld. rVvrriaD-C.fw.i
Ptoim Butwu. Uaw to Un BtuUful Uuda," IM.
In discussing woman's best features
It has been dlscovererd that the most
beautiful feminine nose Is the one that
keeps out of other person's business.
10 cents and 25 cents, at all drug store.
Among the peculiar attractions at
the Purls exposition will be a great
machine for making clouds of all
varieties at will.
Do you know the
most luxurious bath
in the world ?
Have you used
Th pleasant effect and perfect safe
ty with which ladles may use Syrup
of Figs, under all condition!, makes It
their favorite remedy. To get the true
and genuine article, look for the name
of the California Fig Syrup Co., print
ed near the bottom of the package. For
sale by all druglita.
Loveless marriages are not as desira
ble as chainless wheels or horseless
FURNITURE AT PRIVATE SALE.
During the month of September, 1899,
I will dispose of my household furni
ture, consisting of carpets, chairs, wal
nut secretary, parlor organ, chamber
suit! and bedding, lounges, lamps, hall
rack, tables, picture!, miscellaneous
books, crockery, kitchen range, refrig
Please call between the hours of I
a. m. and I p. m.
Mrs. W. W. PARKER.
We are closing out our entire depart
ment of tinware and granite Ironware
at prices below wholesale. These are
first quality goods and are manufact
ured by the following firms: St.
Louis Stamping Co., Haberman Mfg.
Co. and Klckhelfer. In fact any fac
tory brand you want This is a rare
opportunity for merchant! and parties
who wish to buy at wholesale. Follow
ing is the list of prices:
5c tin dippers, sale price lc
6c coat bangers 1
Box graters Io
Bone graters 1
2 muflln rings, sale price lc
6c can openers lo
Pint cups lo
5c stove lifters lo
1 qt graduated measure Bo
14 qt granite dish pans, sale price ..25c
3-nt srranlte coffee Dots 25c
No. 26 sauce pans, worth 40c sale ..19c
12 qt dairy palls, sale price c
6 qt. granite milk pans, sale price. .10c
Milk strainers, sale price So
No. 9 granite tea kettles, sale price.. 49c
Granite colanders, sale price 15c
Granite rlco cookers, sale price Sao
510 Commercial Street.
REPORT OF THE CONDITION
- OF THE
First National Bank,
At Astoria, ia the State of Oregon, at
the close of business, September 7th,
Loans and discounts 8235,221 59
Overdrafts, secured and nn-
Usecured 2,553 53
U. S. bonds to secure circula
tion 12,500 00
Premiums on V. 8. bonds .... !KK) 00
Stocks, securities, etc 100,039 36
Other real estate and mort
gages owned 9,317 01
Due from pationsl banks (not
reserve agents) 2,772 28
Due from state banks and
bankers 28718 44
Due from approved reserve
agents 128,936 48
Checks and other caBh items. 1,331 44
Notes of other national banks . 463 00
Nickels and cents 38 50
Lawful money reserve in
Specie 141,000 00
Legal-tender notes. 315 00 141,315 00
Redemption fund with U. S.
treasurer (5 p r cent of cir
culation) 562 50
Total 062,671 13
Capital stook paid in $ 50,000 00
Surplus fund 26,000 00
Undivided profits, less ex
penses and tnxes paid 24,445 98
National bank notes out
standing 5,000 00
Due to state banks and bauk-
ers 33 82
subject to check. 440,152 87
Demand certifi- .
catesof deposit. 87,414 42
Certified checks... 30,624 54 55S,liU 83
Total 662,671 13
State of Oregon, ) g8
County of Clntsop,)
I, S. S. Gordon, CHshier of the above
named bank, do solemnly swciir that the
shove stiiteii cnt is true to the lies t of my
knowledge mid belief. S. S. Gordon, -
Subscribed nnd sworn to before me
this 12th day of September. 18W).
C. R. Thomson, Notary Public.
Correct Attcm :
Jacob Kamm, 1
V. F. Mctiiisoon.v Directors.
W.M. M Ladd, )
P. n. Sharpie's
Builders' Heavy and Shelf
Pacific Navigation Company
II. P. Elmore
W. H. Harrison
Connecting at Astoria with tba Oregon Railroad k Navigation Co. (or
San Francisco, Portland and all points east. For freight and passen
ger rates apply t Saimtel Elmore & Co.
( tral Agents, ASTORIA, ORE.
COHN &CO Agenta, Orego dlroad Navigation Co.,
TILLAMOOK. C re. PORTLAND, Ore.
ASTORIA MEAT COMPANY
Telephone No. 03
Handles Only the. Choicest Meats
4l Commercial St., next Palao R1aarai.t.
Golumbia Eleetrie & Repair Go
COLUMBIA IRON WORKS
Heavy Forging Under Power Hammer a Specialty
Sole Manufacturers of the Unsurpassed
... "Harrison Sectional" Propellor Wheel...
Contractors for Electric Lights and Power Plants.
"Russell" Automatic Engine
Write for Catalogues of
A. H. AVERILL,
5 x-vrrr-a w w
S The Only First-Class Hotel In Portland
STRONG COURSESWsU o.ulppd training department. Normal course,
quickest and best way to Stat Certlflcatea.
Expanses for year from SU0 to UfiO; Board tt.60 to 8 per week; Tnltloa. tOa
per term of ten weeks. Fall term begma September IS to: Bummer term June 8
to September t For catalogue address P. L. CAMPBELL, PresMei.
or W. Jl WA.NN. Sec of Faculty.
ST. PAUL, MINN., JAN., lat, 1899.
Capital . . ' .
Reservo for Unearned Premium
Reserve for all Other Liabilities
Net Surplus over all Liabilities
CHARLES CHRISTEN'SEN, Manager.
B. GOODWIN, Assistant Manager.
imCalifornia St., S. F., Cal.
Hardouare, Ship Chandlery, Ete,
ONLY DIRECT LINE
Kept in Stock
Built and Repaired
Engine Boilers, Saw Mills.
RUSSELL & CO.,
- ST W V TBk. T I 5
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Training School for Teacserm.
. New Buildings
DngTsded Country School Work. j
Graduates Secure Good Positions.