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AST0U1A, OKKGON, Tt'KSDAY MORNING. 8 KIT EM BE K 6. 18119
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We arc the -elling agonti in Astoria for the
I'rlcc! frm 123.00 to $50.00. Every Ranyc Guaranteed.
Eclipse Hardware Co.
Also sole iflcntn for the Cclcbntcd Superior Stof ind Rioqcs and Cole's
Air Tldht Cote Burners.
Here Is aXist
01 some High Grade Goods at moderate pi ices
RALSTON HEALTH POOliS In great tartctv
ROSS, HIGGINS ?c CO
Send for Illustrated Catalogue of
To Out-oMown Froplt : For fun or cloth w nay write to ua.
We will eml botmU on approval miJ par xpreaa one way.
Will givt yon fnll detail a to stylo and price. In iact we
want your trade. lliuet price paid fur raw furs.
The Silverfield Fur Manufacturing Co.
aH33MH Morrleion St., ntarstb.
PORTLAND DENTAL PARLORS
Top Floor Washington Building
-.Largest and Best Equipped Offices in the Northwest..
at our prices
because we have
dental work in
Ml H I M I Ml M ' t-WM Mill 1 1 11 1 1 11414
Take Elevator on Washington Street Near Fourth, and
Dental Parlors, Top Floor.
'Phone Oreeon, Brown 493. Columbia, 569. y
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New Crape and
Waterman Fountain Pens
llox Decorated Paper
and Knvelope"iuo ',
fresh from t be mills.
AROMATIC SHCES guaranteed the finest.
TILLMAXXS rl'Kfl EXTRACTS.
CHASE SAXBORS'S C0PPEES are un
rivalled. Together with a host of other
FURS AiND CLOAKS
TAILOR MADE SUITS
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Best Crowa snd Bridge Work i ift
a karat gold ft tooth $1t'V
Set teeth, fully eartd rubfcer.$5.00
Best Gold Pilling: $1.00 up
Best Alloy Filling 50c up
Teeth extracted without pain 50c
I'M Ml IM UIMJtl 1 1 1(1 1 III 111 1 I I Mil HMk
Forty People Killed ty Hurricane
PROPERTY LOSS EN0PM0US
Island Tartitened ty Famine - Steau
ship Advil Founders Off Jmilc
id Five An Drowned.
WASHINGTON, Hpl. tt.-Consul
Amy reports o the (lain department
fMm fltiadaluupe that the loss of prop,
rljr from th lecent tropical hurrk.no
amount to at U-ust IS.oon.ooo. Forty
deaths and over 200 sertouidy wounded
are reported (rum vailou parts of the
island. Th. city 1 a nuuK if wrockage,
while the hurlmr front In llm-d with
tfc debris of large and .mull boat. II
tuiya the fr'Jlt crop I. total Iim and
that a famine threaten, tlv Inland.
HTKAMEIt AWL A LOST.
Founder cf( Umait-a and Flvu Holl
KINGSTON, Jornada, Hept. K.-The
Attn. Steamship Company' smer
Aduln. Captain McAul.y. font Kings-
ton for t'ulllmore. found.ivd today off
the nouth coturt of
Flv people to.t their liven, Including
Kr.t Ofllcer Percy.
LOPEZ HAS Bl'mtENDEnED.
Laid Down Ills Arm With 8lty-four
WASIUSOTON, 8pt S5.-Two Im
portant dlipalche from Otis at Manila
were mad public today from OO. atjllnu at 10.J6;. A the big. battleship
Manila were madiT'UtoJay by th (r(IUed the line under full headway
war department. They are as follows;
"Manila. Sept. 1& Adjutant (Wnerul.
Washington: General Hughes, at Ho
llo, reports that Lopes and ti armed
men surrendered to Brynes, at Cas-t-llano
Nesros. An election was held
in that Island October X. Filipinos; beam.
sought a conference. The chief ln.ur- The vessel passed the Potomac, the
gents of Panay wished to know what second mark boat, .S miles from the
promt. could be given them In case (art, at 10.60:45. shore time, covering
of formal submission. They were to!d.,he dlBtRm.0 m 24 minutes and S see
that no answer was possible until they nni) Th,B howJ a d of lUi kn0($i
surrendered, and (he force disbanded
"Manila. Sept. 25-AdJutant General.
Washington: Bittes returned from Jolo
on th !lst of September, having plac
ed garrloons at Slnssl and nurgam. In
the Tawall groug. on comiany -t
"Affairs In the archipelago are sat
isfactory. Pates saw chief of Insur
gents. Zamboang. who Is still anxious
to receive United States garrison on
condition of withdrawal should Agul-
take away all
the old dread.
only the most
ask for the Portland
naldo succeed In the Luton. The propo
sition was nut entertained Zatnloanga
li having trouble with mora Datos In
Ihe vicinity, who have raised the United
Htates flaw. Dato Cagayan, of Butu Isl
and, vlalted Jolo and gav adhesion.
ami delrd to ralxe th American flag
Ir.tead of the Spanish flag on the Isl
and, The American flag will be raised
there for the purpose of giving lz
nuinth.' notice In onler to ratabllah In
Ihe arrhliwlwo cunlonx regulation
under the protocol of HU between
Spain, Ormany 'and OreeX Hrltaln.
Date." report will be -nt by mall.
UNXLE SAM HAS
TILDLTKIP OK KKAKSAKGM
She Mad Over Sfvrnteen Knots and
Scored a Great Saecess for
HOHTO.V. flt'pt. The new Utile
hip KvarMirge left her anchorage
about four mllee off noatoa light today
for her trial trip course off Cape Ann,
where he la to have her ipced teat to
dnv. The members of the naval trial
board, rcprcaentaUves of the Newport
NVws Ehlp bullilng A Drydock Com-
pany, the builder of th big veeeel.
and several men who had been granted
a permit, went on board tb battleship
Ju.t before she weighed enchor. Th
weather was excellent at the start, the
water smooth and the wind moderate.
MAKES SEVENTEEN KNOTS.
ROCKPORT, Mass.. Sept 15. The
Kearaage started on her official trial
trip oft this point today, crossing the
her bow pushed up an enormous volume
of water and great wares were thrown
up astern by the screws. She made
good speed, however, although the tide
was against her and wind nearly
From shore the third marks was in
dlHtlnct, but the Kearsarge appeared to
havo It abeam at 11:34. having taken 24
minutes 14 seconds on this leg, which
would make her speed 17.0S knot.
These are sections of the course over
which formerly the slowest time tas
been made.. At 11:24 the big ship was
lost to view In the haxe.
The Kearsarge crossed the finish line
at 2: 47: It, having taken four hours 20
minutes and SO seconds for the run.
An estimate, deducting 30 minutes for
turning at Cape Porpoise, shows that
she exceeded 17 knots by a fraction.
In the Piece
PKIDAY AXD SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29th and 30th.
This will include all the Latest Novelties in Suit
ings.Ovircoatings, Fancy Vestings and Troireeringp.
A Skilled Cutter of long and successful experi
ence will carefully take the measure of any of our
C. H. Cooper,
The Leading ' Coining House of Astoria,
Goes Down Before Joe Choycski
ONLY LASTED FOUR ROUNDS
Crowd W11 Dlsappolated ltd Cried
"Fake"-Mysterlopi Billy SoMt
Bests Bob DODf 1ms.
LOiriSVILLE, Sept. 25.-Joe Cbcgrn
ski, of California, knocked out Jim
Hall, of Australia, In the third round
tonight, before the Xonpireil Athletia
Cluh. It was announced that the fight
was for the light heavy weight cbam -
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pionsnip, iimiiea to 01 rounas ana tor a
division of the box office receipts.
The fight was lively while It lasted,
with the honors possibly In Hall's fa
vor during the first two rounds, but In'
the third, Choynskl used hi right and'
left effectively a number of times and
when but half a minute of the third re -
malned, Choynskl landed several rights
and lefts in succession, sending Hall
to the floor, where he remained until
carried to his corner. Instantly there
were cries of "fake" from all quarters ( The gunboat Petrel, sent to inves
and a more disappointed crowd never( tlgate, returned and reported that the
left the ringside. j L'rdaneta was beached opposite the
OUT IS THE FOURTH ROUND,
DENVKK, Sept. 25. Mysterious Billy
Smith, of New York, knocked out Bob
Douglass, of St. Louis, In the fourth
round of what was to have been a 3
round contest before the Olympic Club
KID PARKER VICTORIOUS.
ministered a terrible beating to Perry
Queenan, of Chicago, tonight before the
Colorado Athetotic Association, getting
the decision at the end of the 20th
Favor Consolidation of
SALEM, Sept. So. At the Oregon
conference of the Methodist church,
this afternoon, the day's proceedings
having been taken up principally with
a discussion of the report or the com
mittee on education which was adopt
ed, the sultstanoe of the same being
"We recommend the consolidation of
the Willamette university and Port-
land university; request the Portland
university to. close up Its work as a
separate uchool by the end of the
present school year; reeommend theCrew tg not & matter of record, being
granUng to Portland the privilege to subiect t0 tt ehange. -wood was
continue as an academy co-related te nava gc fnm
Willamette umveraiiy, me itwier io
. .t , , ... ,... .
adopt the alumni of the Portland and
publish the name In its catalogue, pro
vided It is agreeable to Portland's
The conference tonight made appoint
ments for the ensuing year, Isaac
Pesrt i. assigned to Astoria,
MADAME DIAZ ILL.
CITY OF MEXICO, Sept. 25. Presi
dent Dial cannot go to Chicago on ac
count of the Illness of Madame Diss. Be
has appointed the Minister of foreign
relations to go as bis representative.
CAPTURED BY THE
THE GUNBOAT URDENTA
Officers and Men are Miss
ing The Commander Ad
' Oregon Doy.
MANILA, 8pt. 25. It Is reported
that the Insurgents have captured the
j United States g-ungoat Urdantea, in the
Oranl river, on the northwest side of
Manila bay. where she was patrolling.
One officer and nine of her crew are
I town of Oganl, on the Oranl river. She
j was burned and the following guns
wtih their ammunition were captured:
One dne-pounder. one Colt automatic
gun and one Kordenfeidt, 25 mill meter
gun. The crew of the Urdaneta are
prisoners, or have been killed. Further
details are lacking.
WAS OREGON BOY.
Cadet Welborn C, Wood. - .
WASHINGTON, Sept 25.-The gun-
boat Urdaneta, which was captured
'ta ner irew, about 25 miles from
Manila, is a little craft of only 40 tons
displacement, not much larger than a
small tug. She was captured by the
navy early In the var, and has been on
police duty tn the bay for several
months past The records of the navy
1 department show that she was one of
tne 0f which the Oregon is the
parent 8hlp that ,s he wu gUpposed
to draw all her supplies from the bat
tleship, to be manned from the Ore-
1 gon's crew, and to act under lnstruc-
tlons of the Oregon's commander,
According to last reports to the de-
partment, the little boat was last May
under command of Naval Cadet Wei-
born C. Wood, but the personnel of the
Oregon, had passed his academic
i course and was performing sea service
J at the time of the capture.
1 Naturally the department officials are
vexed that difficulties of the negotatlons
looking to release of Lieutenant Gil
more, of the Yorktown, and his men
should be added to by this last mis
fortune. Stilt there Is no disposition
unnecessarily to curb Junior officers
of the navy who are rendering such
gallant service In the Philippines.
I MANILA STEAMSHIP LINE.
j One Is Practically Secured for Port
1 land and Will Run via Honolulu.
I PORTLAND. Sept. 25.-H. R. Lewis,
of Portland, now In Manila, represent
ing the Philippine Trading Association,
of this city, writes to W. H. Chapln,
secretary of the associaUon, that a
steamship line between Portland and
Manila, via Honolulu, Is practically as
sured." He states that the promoters
of the line have decided to come to
Portland with their first ship, which
was scheduled to sail from Manila Sep
tember 15, and, If a sufficient cargo can
be secured, a regular line will be put
Makes the food more
Members Declare Motilizatlcn of
Troops an Unfriendly Act.
THE CRISIS IS APPROACHING
CnambetUl'! Reply 10 Boert Says
Farther DIscssstoi Is UseleM :
-Boer Spies Evaded.
LONDON. Sept 25.-A special dis
patch front Pretoria says that members
of the Volksraad believing that the
British notes are Intended to gain time
for the concentration of troops, urge
the government to adjourn the Raad
Immediately and to send Great Brit
ain a note declaring that further mobi
lisation will be regarded as an un
friendly act. Trenches, earthworks and
sandbags defences are being directed
In all available approaches to the cap-
DURBAN, Natal, Sept 25. Sfcveu
hundred and fifty men of the Leicester
shire regiment, ftO of the Royal Dublla
fualleers, 200 mounted Infantry and
the Eighteenth hussars have arrived
at Dnndee from Lady Smith.
ELUDED BOER SPrES.
PEITERMARITZ3URG. Natal, Sept
25. The troop that have been moved
from Lady Smith to Dundee will form
new company at Glencoe, their places
being filled by others from India. The
movement was executed so smartly and
unexpectedly that the Boer spies were
unaware of it until It wa actually ac
complished. - - '
TEXT OF CHAMBERLAIN'S REPLY.
Says Farther Discussion on Lines Hith
erto Followed Is Useless.
LONDON, Sept SJ.-Offlciate of the
foreign office this evening gave out th
text of the'letter of Secretary of State
for the Colonics Chamberlain to the
British high commissioner in South
Africa, Sir Alfred Milner, dated Sep
The British 'reply will express regret
that her majeety'ster of September
8th, had been refused and says:
"The object her majesty's governmeut
had in view In Ihe recent negotiation
has been stated In a manner which can
rot admit of misapprehension, via to
obtain Immediate representation for
the Outlsnders "ss will enable them to
secure for themselves that fair and
Just treatment which was formally
promised them In 1891, under which
her majey Intended to secure for
them when she granted the privileges
of self government to the Transvaal.
No conditions less comprehensive than
those contained in the telecram of
September 8th can be relied on to ef
fect that object
."The refusal if the South Africa gov
ernment to entertain the offer thus
made, coming as It does alter four
months of protracted negotiations,
closes the five years of extended agita
tion and makes It usel? to further
pursue the dlecussron on th j line hith
erto followed, and the ltvperlal govern
ment Is now compelled to consider the
situation afresh and formulate its own
proposals for the final settlement of
the Issues which have been created In
Pouth Africa by the policy constanUy
followed for many years by the govern
ment of South Africa. They will com
municate the result of their delibera
tions in a later dispatch."
Continuing the reply says: "As to the
use of the f ngllsh language in the
Volksraad, the Imperial government re
gards this as reasonable and Is aston
ished that the government of the South
African republic should deem It neces
sary and muke a point of denying the
government of the Sou'h African re
public ever propossed the same to the
THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEAVES. .
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 25. The
Twenty-sixth regiment. United States
volunteers, sailed today for Manila on
the transport Grant
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