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THK MORNING ASTOIUAN SATURDA. OCTOBER 7, im.
JOHN T. LIGHTER, Editor.
Telephone Main ML
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YerUsers the largest circulation of any
newspaper published on the Columbia
Advertising rates can be had on ap
plication to the business manager.
TO RKA DKRft. Tha "Dally a.torlaa"
aoatila twlea a mack reading matter as
aay alaar ar aabllaaad la Aatorla. II
la te aaljr papar Uutt praaeala lu raadar
wit a dally telegraphic report.
TO ADVKRT1SKK9. The Dally Aa
toriaa has mora than t a lee aa aainy rad-
rla. It is lAarafor wura taaa la lea aa
ralaable aa aa adrertlaing aiadlam.
A DISCLOSURE THAT WILL
It has bei frequently asserted by
the Aytorian that James J. Hill was ex
ercising too much control over the O.
R. 4 N. and that Portland and the
whole of Oregon was suffering from
this domination of the "Orrfton" road
In the interest of the Sound. The Ore-
Kunian has always aAVcted to n,r at'
tbese warnings. Only yesterday that!83"'-11 ' on tne eouth. which enjoys.
paper published an extract from the
Tacoma Ledgvr ridiculing the preten
sions of Astoria as the natural and best
seaport for Oregon. In the Oregonlan's
comment on these statements from the
Ledger it again laughs at the Astor
ian's suggestion that the commerce of
the Columbia river is being diverted
from Portland, and that unless some
immediate change Is made from the
unnatural conditions which hold the
chief export and Import port of Ore
gon it a point 110 miles Inland, where
that commerce Is subject to the manip
ulations and discriminations of the
railroad combination, Portland and
Oregon will not participate In the bene-
fits of the coming trade with Ala and
,.;. v.... . ....'extending into this city. And under
htlt that imT t fnn m.r..k
will inevitably be thrown to
The attention of the Oregonian and
such of its readers in he slate as
have been led to believe the fears ex
pressed by the Astorian imaginary or
inspired out of malice towards the O.
R. it N. Company, Is invited to an ar-'
tide published in .the Post-Intelli-1
, . , . , I
gencr on Thursday, which is repro-
duced In full below. Can any Orego-
nlan who reads that article understand
the silence of Oregon's greatest news
paper on a subject so vital or that
paper's repeated contemptuous refer
ence6 to the Astorian's efforts to bring
the real facts of the situation before
the business men and producers of
Oregon? Can the press of the state
any longer afford to Ignore a matter !
of such transcendent Importance out of
deference to the Oregonlin's feelings
or the very peculiar attitude that paper J
has teen fit to assume towards It? The
Astorian especially calls upon the'
Hillsboro Independent and other pa-'
pers which have lately shown an inter-!
est In the Astoria discussion to notice
this Post-Intelllgencer article. The
statements made 'there should create a
profound impression throughout Ore
gon. If the Oregonlan will not take
this matter up and do its duty by It,
then the people of Portland must be
aroused to the crisis that confronts
them by Ithe influence of the outside
press. The article in question reads as
Again the rumor Is revived that the
Union Pacific will extend the
Shoit Line from Portland into Seattle,
and under an agreement with the
Great Northern, will assist in making
Seattle the leading pom for the hand
ling of Oriental and Asiatic trade.
This statement Is made upon the au
thority of an official of the Oregon
Railroad Sr. Navigation Company who is
in a position to know the facts and
who is able to produce a letter dealing
with certain facts known only In the
oitlcial circles of the Oregon and Union
Pacific lines. The rumor has been cur
rent for several days past.
During the visit of President A. L.
Mrtiler to this city two wek at h'
was asked th plain question, 'Dace the
Union Tacinc conUMnplate the exten
sion cf the Oregon Short Lin Into Se
attle?" to which he ivplled; 'The
I'nlon Taclflo contemplate many
things. Time alone will tell what It
will do in this direction."
A special meeting of he stockholders
of all three roads, the Union Paclflc.
Oregon 6hot Line and Oregon Rail
road A Navigation company, was held
In Salt Lake City a wvek rx The
purpose of the meeting, so far aa the
gvneral public Is Informed, was to vote
an the Issuance of a rew lot of Union
Paclf c bonds for the purposv of taking
up a portion of the outstanding Indebt
edness of the Oregon Railroad A Nav
igation company and the Oregon Short
Line. Put according to the Oregon
Railroad A Navigation man and the
letter referred to. there was another
and deeper reason for calling the meet
ing, and one which brought from the
east and west directors and stockhold
ers of both roads In great numbers.
According to the letter, the business In
which this city Is Interested was all
transacted on the second day of the
meeting, when, by a unanimous rote,
the Issuance of bonds was authorised
for the purpose, so the records of the
meeting. It is said, show, of taking up a
certain amount of the outstanding In
debtedness of th two Oregon lines and
extending the Short Line Into Seattle.
The extension work. It Is stated, was
authorised begun as soon as the bonds
weru Issued and sold, which will proba
blv be this fall. or. at latest, next
Now comes the reasoning from the
facts as they are said to exist. First
of all, it is the known ambition of all
the roads operating toward the coast
to tulld to Seattle, the future port for
the development and care of the new
trade of the Pacific. A second ambl
tlon, and one that has extended over
msny years, has been to find an eu
trance to the Southern Pacific's terri'
tory in California. Through the ener
gies of Collis P. Huntington, this has
proved not practical, and now a west
em railroad movement is on foot to
divert the Pacific coast trade by land
and water frra Saa Francisco to Seat
tle. To bring about this condition, all Pa
cific Northwest lines are willing to as
sist, as, at the present time, they par-
I ticipate to but a very small degree In
the San Francisco trade. TtK- soutn-
ern Iuiric has a monopoly and In
has but one competitor, the
as Lazarus did, the crumbs.
So it is that at this time the Union
Pacific, tapping the great South Central
West, Is able to make arrangements
with the transcontinental lines enter
ing Seattle and secure fe-rminals here.
Under the new arrangement, which is
now said to be practically agreed upon,
the Great Northern and Northern Pa-
rlf-.e in the Northwest and the Union
Pacific and Its Oregon connections In
the South and Central West and North-
wtst, will be able, within themselves,
to control to a great degree a large
amount of the business now being
handled by the Southern Pacific from
and to San Francisco. This It Is the
intention to bring to Seattle out of the
reach of the Southern Pacific. So it Is
that the only means whereby the hog
gtsh actions of the Southern Pacific can
be combated is by the Union Pacific
tne circumstances me unui iurmr-ru
v. tllr g to aaalst.
Kiom this point the Great Ncrthern-
Unii.n Pacific agreement contemplates,
until bltr facilities can be arranged,
the handling of Union Pacific business
to California points by the- Pacific
Steamship Company's steam-
The but a -
line of the plan. But more definite In-
fonaat,OB to announced by the
lit Interested. President Mohler is
at present in St. Paul, the guest of
.1 President James J. Hill, with whom he
, I held a conference before th Salt Lake
meeting, when both were In this city
two weeks ago.
Spending millions for an Imprdved
supply may make money flow like wa
ter, but It's something If the water Is
clean, clear and healthy.
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Perturbation of mind ami
anxiety cause any predisposition
to disease to develop into actual
Many a man who has fallen
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the kidueys con trace its fi o'.
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life in a vciy sea of troubles.
What can be done under
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Why, follow the example, ot
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BOTH SIDES DIFFIDENT.
Clash in South Africa May Not Occur
For Some Days.
LONDON. Oct. S.-AII reliable In
telligence from South Afrlo points to
a continuation of he existing situation
for some time, as both side are appar
ently dlllldent about commencing n
attack, although from dlapatches re
ceived here it seems as If the move
ment of a patrol, and every cloud of
dust made by a heed of caxtle, were
turned Into a general advance by both
The delay tends for good, inasmuch
as it give time for further negotia
tions, and today's Indications apparent
ly show a willingness on the part of th
Erlush government to continue to util
ise diplomacy. A well-deAned convic
tion Is prevalent that the foreign office
Is trying to discover a way out of the
impasse which has own created by th
Admitted mistakes and miscalculations,
and Its is evident that the pvace ad
vocates and peace counsels are gaining
While the distaste for war evidently
increases In Great Britain, dispatches
from the scene of possible hostilities'
grow mow and more threatening. Ad
virts from Pretoria describe the Trans
vaal organs as crying for Impossible
terms, and President Kruger rvferring
to the prospective struggle as a means
of setting the republic "totally free of
England." It Is also said, according to
advices from the same point, that the
Boer forces at Volksru will advance
today to the Natal border.
ATTEMPT AT 81'ICIDE.
Polish Woman at Bucado, Wash.,
Drives Hatpin Into Her Stomach.
SEATTLE, Oct. . A special to tho
Post-Intelllgencer from Olympla, says:
A most deliberate and barbaric at
tempt at suicide occurred at Bucoda
yesterday. Mrs. Leo. Psrbusk.1. a Pol
ish woman became angered st some lit
tle domestic occurrence and determin
ed to end her life. She drove an ordi
nary hat pin six Inches long into her
stcmacb through the navel. Pressing
hard against the pin, she drove U un
til it could go no further aa it had
lodged In the spine. Then, wtth the In
tention of forcing the pin out at the
back, she forced a rusty darning needle
into what she thought was a hole made
by the hat pin. Not until 12 o'clock
last night did she tell anyone what she
Today Mrs. Prabuskl repented of her
act and accompanied a Bucoda doctor
to this city, when Dr. Redpaith removed
the pin and needte. Dr. Redpath
thinks she will live. She Is 48 years
old and Is the mother of 19 children,
only five of whom are living.
D'AKOOS ECLOGISES DEWEY.
Says No Honor America Can Show
Him is Too Great.
BOSTON, Oct. H.-The Spanish minis
ter, Duke D'Arcos, who has Just left
his house at Manchester, said with re
gard to the receptions being given
"It does not surprise me In the least
Admiral Dewey Is a brave and a noble
man, and for the extraordinary service
he hns rendered his country no honor
that can be shown him In return la too
great. He has aroused the admiration
of the whole world by the gallantry of
his conduct and he would be a small
man, Indeed, who could not recognize
his merit and give free expression to
his admiration for Dewey's valor.
CONTRACTS FOR MULES.
KANSAS CITT, Mo., Oct. J.-Aff-nU
of the British government have closed
contracts for 1200 mules ito be shipped
Monday next to New Orleans, presum
ably for transportation to South Africa.!
' LAVIONK KNOCKED OUT.
NKV YOllK. Oct. 1-McFadden
knocked out Kid Lavlgne In th nine
teenth round tonight.
The Walla Walla Suteeman has
placed at the heal of Ita columns the
following: "For president of the V. 8..
Admiral George Dewvy. Platform
Anything he soys goes."
Any one predisposed to SerofuU mb
never be healthy and vigorous. This
taint ia Ibe blood nslureilj drift lata
Consumption. Being itioh a deep-seated
blood dleeeee. Swift's Speoioe Is the
only known ear for Scrofula, beoaoe
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noaphara at I ha raeai
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nirnxiadiBg eaaaar wars
tonniltad. eotlld 4s
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as Ualr apt lea thai the
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end to beyoad Us reesh ot the sverage
blood nsdwin. Swift's Specific
to the only remedy equal to euoh deep
stated disease; it toes down to the
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The regular annual session begins
October t, 1899. Last day for entrance
Is October U. Th course of Instruc
tion In this college ts In advance, or
rather more extended, than are the
requirements of the National Associa
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ply at the college building, or to
DR. HERBERT C. MILLER. Dean.
109 Oregonlan Building.
DR. a B. WRIGHT, Secretary,
Ml Dekum Building.
Astoria Public Library
RXADIMl ROOM TOEX TO ALL.
Onaei evesr -T from I e dock to !:
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Mbacrlptlen rata ej ear anaeia,
West Cor. Bareats sad Dusa. itraata
TEMPLE LODGE NO. T. A. T. A.
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Capital . .... $ 500,000.00
Reserve for Unearned Premium 1,016,407.87
Reserve for all Other Liabilities 222,091.07
Net Surplus over all Liabilities 784,888.78
PACIFIC DEPART?! ENT.
CHARLES CKRI8TZNBEN. Manager.
B. GOODWIN, Assistant Manager.
317Callfornla St., S. F., Cal.
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Repairing and Cleaning Naatly Done.
Light your house end
place ot business with
Vapor Gas Lamps
10e-candle power at a cost
of le for three heure.
Miller & Baroaber?. Agents
404 Bond Street, Astoria.
of the pudding Is In th
and tne proof of liquor
IS IN SAMPLING
That's an argument that'e eeaa
elusive a datnvatrtk
Ours will stand la test.
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Carpentor and Hullder
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Old machines tukeu in eicliantte.
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POVEY & BIRCHALL
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337 Koahlrkgton Street,
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E 4 CO, Agents,
i:y 1 11
engine IJoilcrs, Saw Mills
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