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TUB MOKNIJIO AST0R1AN, SATUJIDAY OCTOBEB 7. Jr.99.
ASTORIA AND COLUMBIA
THE "North.Western Limited" train,
electrle lighted throughout, both ta
sld and out, and tm Heated, ore
without exception, the finest train la ta
world. Tbey embody the latest, newest
7:00 p. m
fur Astoria and Inter) I; p.m.
mm nil' I "i hi ii niiiiiiM
DKPART Vrnm Plrtind Asarv
Feet 'alt lake. Ienvr. ft.
M"i Worth, Omaha, Kan $
! ' - ffiAffi1' W -
Duluth, Milwaukee, , i.ITr
" - (Tiom Astoria
All tailing Date tub
leel to change.
For ban fnwefcco-Hat
Oc'. S. 10, IS,ft. .V
Tames Bui Steamers it a ex Mo
ndey To Portland aod ndav
j Way Lending.
Wlltaawtts aaa Vaav IWp m.
Ta. ra. hill River. Moti.,Wd.
T'OrrrmCltr, Dayton, 4 frt
Klparia aklvr. LvLawlsta
Lear dly "ass mver.
1:40 a.m. Blparlato Uwtaton. a,",
From Portland '
a.m. WIIXAlimi K1VKB ,,
Mod, WedOn"" "wbf r i- Toee. Thui
frioey Wen Way-Land . Balurdar
fur Portland A In-Ill: a.m.
termedlate point l0:p.m.
snd best Idea for eomrort. convenience
and luxury ever offered the travatlaf
p m la. m l
)( 12:11 Lv
1:101 l:WAr .
public, sad altogether are tb most eoou
plete and splendid production of the ear
Tbeee Splendid Train ;
Connect with )
The Great Northers
The Xorthern Pacific aod
The Caoadiaa Pacific
, , AT ST. PAUL FOB
CHICAGO and the EAST.
No extra charge for the superior ao.
eommodatlons sad an classes of tick eta
ar available for passage en tb fanxra
"North-western limited. " oil trains ott
this line ar protected by the Interlocking
Block system. j
W. H. MEAD, T. C. SAVAGE. ,
Oen'l Agent, T- A.
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8TECIAL SEASIDE 8UNDAT TRAIN
Leave Astoria at 1:10 a. m.: arrive at
Btaalde 1:4 a. m.
Passenger Bar return on any train
hown on schedule on aam data.
ALL TRAINS to and from Beosid ran
ot Flavel anil Hammond via Warren-
LIKE THE AMERICAN APACHE
Can Live on KatloDS Which OrdU
nary Trooper Would Not Endure-Is
a Good Flijhter.
The South African Boer much r
aomblr our American Apache In hi
ability to llv on the ahadow of thing
when In the field. The Apache haa ao
tudlrd the want rcaoureea of New
Mexico and Aiiaona that When on the
war path or puraued ha la abl to
uataln life on what would aoem to
other a a more nothing. Ilenca hi
ability to make extraordinary marohea;
to be her today and tOO mlk away
tomorrow. A writer of South Africa, tn
a contribution to a London paper, call
attention to tha ability of the Boer to
live on rtitlon which an ordinary
trooper would not endure and hla ca
pacity to travel ireait dlitanoea with
horae in an Incredibly abort time, If he
I to fight (ha Englishman the quail
ilea will axand him In food need. It la
by no meana certain that England In
the end will be unwilling to make an
other trtty ot 1881,
The Boer know every road and trail
of the TranavaaJ; a a hunter he know
the devloui way of the waste beyond.
He is an agriculturist and a hunter. By
the ' law of aolf-preprvaitlon he haa
learned the wily way of the black men
Whom he displaced In the Tranivaal.
The ae'.ret reoeaaea of the mountains
are at hi command. Aa a horseman he
mifh resemble our American cowboy,
lie can ride on it op of the aaddle, or
over his horse's neck, or Cossack fash
Ion, with one foot In the stirrup, one
leg on the saddle and his head and
ahouulcrs on the ground. His horse
ts pnrt of his family life. The beasts
are very hardy, sure-footed and at
leouonnte. 'men, too, this Doer la a
rifle shot of wonderful skill, When he
was but a boy In short breeches the
rlflo was placed In his hands and he
was made eogor to be tho crack shot
of his community. He, Is Inured to the
tinrdohlps of Una mountains, to long
horseback Journeys, scant allowances
of food, treks on which the water sup
ply Is scarce.
In the campaign of 1881 against the
English the Boer took good care that
his Xorcos never faced the enemy In the
opon field. He never offered open en
gagement. He chose his cyrle In the
mountain gorges, and from that van
tage point he picked off the foe at his
will. Eeven when ho assaulted MaJ
uba Hill he came up rock by rock,
Attention, Business men.
. i .
Tii Astokian hit ultlcd
number uf the latest facet of '
type to Iti job printing de
partment, and it prepared
to turn out t quality of . . .
lupcrior to njr that can be
It will pay you to call and
get eitimatet on any and all
kindi of printing.
j RnestWork Lowest
xiul.-mlng tike a snake, twlatlng In and
out and not firing until he had a mark'
to hit. i
What success English troope, unac-i
tjtmlnted with this country, are-to have
with him Is a -jueatlon to be settled in(
the future. There appears to be much
reason In the assertion that If England
declares war the blacks of South Africa
v.111 rise with the Bow and precipitate
a connint that may b a decade tn end
ing. . KnsTand haa U,t3 square rnllee of
territory to conquer In Oie Transvaal.
The white nopu!Un Is 2W.000 and the
native population (the blacks) 125.000.
The area of the Orange Tree mate,
which Is ejtpectod to favor Uie Soers
cf the Transvaal. Is 48.00C anunre mlleaJ
The White population of this Is 78.000.
aid there are 1S0.0OO natives In the
state. The white and native popula
tion combined of the two republic I
nearly 1,000, WO people, of whom more
than one-half are men.
At the present time the Dot haa
control of the water supply and food
depots of the Transvaal. He has alio
control ot the bridge and the West end
ot ' the railroad tunnel through the
mountains at Majutia Hill. If the Eng
lish troops get west of the Prakenbcrg
mountains and Into the Transvaal the
Boer has thousands of miles of terri
tory beyond Into which he can retreat.
He Is In position, If he doe not risk all
on a single open engagement, to keep
England In pursuit of him through cen
tral Africa for a great many years to
come, so President Kruger thinks.
Conditions of warfare have changed
since 1881, but the Transvaal territory
haa not changed, with the exception of
the construction of the mentioned rail
road tunnel through the Majuba Hill
An English correspondent who went
through the 1881 campaign wrote at
that time of the fighting Qualities of the
"We rfow are able to see our enemy.
Except before the fight at Majuba Hill,
I never saw but a handful of them at
any time. And when they thought we
noticed them they and their horses dis
appeared aa If swallowed up by the
earth. ' I think we all feel that they
can shoot. Our losses at Hatley and
Utlng't Nek showed that. We were
very much tn the open, but not a bless
ed Boor was to be seen. But every onoe
In a while there was the crack of a
,in .nj ihn nn of our Door boy
would ko over, the line would close
up and we would begin chasing again
for the enemy we could never find. I had some of her gear carried away. "
wes taken prisoner JuHt after General gh. hove to and spent ten minute ln agalns the First Commandment, be
Colley was killed, and I can say that repairing the damage. Then, exx-p 1 tttk rnans trust from God
I could not have been treated better ,, Mn, away behind the other yaohta. " n htJns"ra"?f
by any people. They were kind to our Bhe forged ahead and came a minute TO lt 18 '" the E g hth Com
wounded, did not moleet the dead or , advance of the rest. Of such Bu-. 't. because by rt tho beneflc-
t ehink the i. n made. lary gets something not paid for by
are a very brave p eople. and, a. for
fighting. tyhoy seemP know Just as
much about lt aa we do."
Whatever the position assumed by
th Boers ln the present trouble, they
took high ground at Majuba Hill.
Gold Dust cleans
everything about the
house better, with
half the effort, in
half the time and at
half the cost of
Boap or any other
SmuI for tn, WokM" 0M Bales
THE N. I. FAIRBANK COMPANY
Continued from page 1
craft, Including the Oceanic, proved
unavailing, as nnat nrm am not wisn
to undertake the responsibility of con
structing something outalde their line,
which might ba defeated. So 8lr
Thorrat got a Scotch designer, and he
had the yacht built upon the Thame.
Captain "Archie" Hogarth, Sham
rock's aklpper, ta Scotch, aa Is also
Wrings, second skipper. Not an Irish
man Is Included In the crew.
Tn Captain Hogarth, the American
sailors will find one of the canniest
Scots who ever trod a deck. He has
been brought up aboard ship and well
he knowa the ways ot the sea. He 1
active and alert, quickly In Vc'de
rightly In an emergency and Is cun
ning In bringing out ell there ts tn a
yacht. His crew ts the pick Of the
sailors of Enuland and Scotland, manv
of whom salted on tho Thistle when'
that yacht come over In 1887.
Captain Charles Barr, whom Mr. Ise
lln hw chosen rto conduct the Columbia,
tlsh birth, and Che fact that Mr. Ise-
lln chose Wm Is a high tribute to his
sKIll, for the American Is known to fa-
with a deolded Sootch acoentt, though
he Is a naturalised American rltlrnn.l
and so the two skippers, sailing, re-1
sportively an American and an Irish
yacht, are both Scotch. Barr Is a man
ftf ereat nluck and nerve. In a race
off Newport, when he was In command 'because money obtained through It "is
of the forty-footer Minerva, the yacht! obtained bywood luck or a species of
Every defender ha. flown the "red
cross on the blue." the pennant of the
New York Yacht Club, an organuat ion
which has gained for Itself the last-
tat fame of holding the cup against
all comers. The yacht races tins year,'1-' -
are slated for October S, 5 and 7. It'" wlth these vlews-
Is the wish of every true sportsman In
America that the beet yacht may win
and that yacht may be the Colum-
The Pullman Palace Car Company
having failed to schedule any personal
property for taxation, the board of as
nessors put It at $1,600,000, The board
of review haa raised It to I8.y00.000, and
tn addition to thla the company will
have to pay the state of Illinois a tax
on the capitalisation.
Dr. 3. B. Hubbell, representative of
the Red Cross Society In Havana, has
found that a former agent of the so
ciety named Sollosso, who has refused
to give up certain Red Cross stores,
lma been using them to fatten his pigs
with. The fattening foods consisted of
French soup and dried apples and
The Americans In Guatemala ore
I naturally Incensed at the Interference
of President Cabrera In the matter of
the(r petulon t( 8eoretary Hay ask
jlng for the removal of Minister Hun-
' far ivhnm thftV ajetlMA ttt ru.flrlAotfnB'
Amerlcftn ntereU. The petition has
not , ttm forwardea. It alreaay
comu.ns 267 signatures, and Is being
a(j,je(j t0 aauy
German Lutheran, ministers In eon-
reIvnce m Chicago have deemed that
llfe Insurance l wrong In all Its forme,
"In.. Therefore It Is stolen and it Is
ns the jtaOh jj.
T. . ' . . ' " " '
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thlnf not his own," The average pol-
I.... kAUnii mi A etTiafktviliiwi nowaK will nnr
i,. VtnlAnt titirl rromi nm nnvA1 will nftt
All train make close oo" oectlona at
Gobte wKh ail Northern Padflo train
to and from tbo east or Bound point.
At Portland with all train leaving
At Aatorla with I. R. N. Co.' boat
and rail Una to and from Ilwaco and
North Bead! point.
THROUOH TICKETS on aata at As
tori for Bacramento, San Francisco, all
Eaatern and European point.
City ticket offlo Astoria, B4 Comroer.
Hal atrcet J. C. MATO.
Qen'l Fr"t and Pas. Agent
(jot CiirrutY Tiai")
between Minneapolis, St. Pail
and Chicago, is entertiiniiifrf
described in in illustrated
booklet, which will be fur
nished free on application to
W. H. MEAD, Gen. Agt.
. M8 Waittlngtoa Street,
F. W. PARKER,
eos rint a twiu.
r535SL SEATTU, wash
UNION ASSURANCE SOCIETY
Established during the retgn of Queen
Anne, A. D. ITU.
FIRE AND LIFE.
Buoaonoed Capttai I Uau.uw U9
Asset lt.4Ul.4M 00
Surpmi to policy holders 4.M1JS Ot
Exclusive of paid up capita
Law Union and Crown
Fire and Life Insur
Subscribed or fturanteed cap
ital t7.HO.0Ot 00
Capita, paid up , l.B,900 00
Assets bau,s) tR)
Catton, Bell & Co,
Oena al Agent, Son Fraaclsoo, CaJ,
Samuel FJmpre & Co
KeaKMot Agenta, Astoria. Oregon.
Fait Hall for Aberdeen.
11:38 p. m
wmnn oena. laeqma.
ppnkene, Helen. Butte,
9t a. m.
IX p. m.
Mro, New left, bmton,
kwd all polnte east and:
a seuuieai. i
irtland.' Seattle and1
oma axTireas; ion
ttU. Taeoma. Olrm-
11:84 a. m.
Ipia and Intermediate
Ipotata. Aleo points east
Three days ;
aaa Cltr aod
Bt rata, tMnobo, Kao-
tmm nver ocsnia.
Ttiree aod ei
to BL bOdSS,
FVr ITi miVfjf to WasaJnrtor.,
PhlladeJiaiSa mi Qt&r for efatern pumas.
TiS'o'Wck'morTOnS train will m&t cIom
Voaneotfona a Odtiie wvtt tfss aaat boond
tmSadeoot coaneotloBa at all prtnctpeJ
Oittvra . ..
Iiaawaaw cooap ; larvugu w w
How p tlokeU.
IV ileaplna- ear reawrtrnttona, tkwta,
aaas) 9t routes and other Insonftotloo,
iaejtiat General Www iwi, W
MorrUoo Street PWlaol Or.
POTT'S PENNYRtJYAL PILLS
They overcome WeukneM, trretru
larltT and ouiit1oiiaJiicrtaM v lor
and ban Uh " patna of mcntrua
tU.n." Ttijr ar " I4l 8vfn"
toglriaat womnhood, aitliittr. d
Ttlopmrnt ot o.vaiia and booy. No
kntiwn rt'mrilv for wontfii poiiall
thfin. Cannt( da hurm-Ilfw '
by wnll. HU by drtis-ir -.
1- MfiTT RHKHII.AT. nilLiwvlawI-
Dr. Wllllamr Indian Pit
Ointment will cure mind.
Ulevdinir and Itulilni
alluya the ItchuiK at once, acts
us a Doultice. iflvt'S Instant
lief. Dr. Willliiras'Iudliin Pile Oint
ment lsnronared for Piles anil Itch
Inst of the private pnrts. Every box if
iviirmntt.d. Hv drUL'trista. bv mall on ro
H"t ot pnre. ,it wnte snirl.otl. VViLLifl MS
SAilllFACTURINB CO.. Prdp. Gieveland.tthio
DIRECT Ig jV'
LINE l l ljaoate
STOMG eiNJVIX ,0,,
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a. W. LOTJBT8BKR&T.
W. H. HTJBiBTJST,
Oest. Paa Ajt. Pertiaaa. Or.
A familiar name for the Chicago, Mil
waukee St. Paul Railway, knows all
over tb Union aa Om Ore Railway
running the "Pioneer Limited" train
every day and night between SL Pool
and Chicago, and Omaha and CbJosco.
The only perfect train1 la title world."
Understand : Ccumectlon are made wtd
all Transcontinental Lines, assuring to
passegenrs the best servto mown. Lux
urious oooehea, electric light, steam beat.
of a verity equaled by no other line.
Bee that your ticket reads via "The
Milwaukee" when going to any point tn
the United State) or Canada. All ticket
tgents sell them.
For rates, pampnieu, or otner unarm.
J. W. CASEY, C. J. EDDY.
Trav. paas. Agt., uenerai Agent,
Portland, Or. Portland.
hilUM1 POINTS EAST
Through palace and tourist deeper,
dining and library observation ears.
ELdAAJfT VECTlBULdS TKAiriD,
No, 4 United leave Portland at 1:10
ro. I umtiea arrive roruana (
For rate, etc, oall or address
Agent O. R. A N., Astoria.
" B. C. DENNT8TON,
C. P. A T. A-.Portland Ore
EAST AND SOUTHEAST
... - -YIA-
PULLMAN PALACE SLEEPERS.
TOURISTS SLEEPERS and -
FREE RECLINING CHAIR CARS
Salt Lake, Denver, Omaba.
Chicago. Kansas City
and other Eastern cities.
Baggage checked rnrourn to aesttnatloa,
Union Depots, fast tune, lowest rates,
Pinteab llxht In all cars.
For rates and otter tntormatlon eon os
a W. LOUNBBERRY, Agent.
(', O. R. N. Co.
or J. H. LOTHROB, Gen. Agent,
IX Third St., cor. Alder, Portland, Or.
PRESS, for Salem,
7:00 P.M.tSaoramerito, Ogden,
Ban i ranciaco, o
java, Lo Angelea,
El Paso. New Or
leans and the Bast
t-M A. M,
Via Woodbum, for
Mount Angel, 811
verton, West Bclo,
Brown vllle, Spring
Held and Nation....
H-M P. M
t7:I0 A. M
Corvallls paaaenger fhVBO A. M
Independence pass' t8:X A.M
Dally, tDalljr except Bunaay.
Connecting at Son Francisco with Occi
dental ft Oriental, Pacltlo Mai) and Oce
anic steamship lines tor
JAPAN, CHINA. AUSTRALIA,
HAWAII AND THE PHILIPPINES.
Rebate tickets on sale dally between
Portland, Sacramento, and San Francls
oo. Net rate 117 first-clous, and tU second-class,
V Rate and tickets to Eastern points ana
Europe. Also Japan, China, Honolulu,
and Australia. Can be obtained from J. B.
KIRKIAND. Ticket Agent, 134 Third St.,
R. KOEHLER. C. H. MARKHAM,
Manarer1. Q. T. ft P. A
Through tickets East for lowest rates.
Call on C. J Trenchard. local egnt,
a'T.s Farso Conwaar onoe. Astoria,
Q ctnNasHAsraJ J
If you go east via BOllogs and the
The Buritngton rout rm
through tourkrt sleeper twlo a
week, Seattle to Easaas Oty-Ge
on at any point along the main
line of the Northern Pacific tn
Washington or Montana get off
at Kanwee City.
Standard sleepers, every day ta
the week. Butte to St. Louis vlav
Lincoln, Omaha and Bt Joseph.
A. C. SHELDON,
General Passenger Agent,
Oregon Short Line
THE DIRECT ROUTE TO
Montana, Utah, Colorado
and all Eastern Points.
Give choice of two favorite route, via
the Union Pacific Fast Matt Line, or
the Rio Grande Scenic Llnea .
LOOK AT THE TIME
1 1 Days to Salt Lake
2 Days to Denver
5 1 Days to Chicago
4 J Days to New York.
Free reclining chairs, upholstered towr
1st sleeping cars, and Pullman poaaca
deeper, operated on an trams.
For further information, apply to "
G. W. LOUN83ERRY.
Agent. O. R. N.,
Or ' Astoria, Oregon.
C O. TERRY, W. H. COHAN,
Trav. Pass Agt Gen. Agent.
1M Third Bt. Portland. Or.
WHITE COLLAR LINL
Columbia River and ruget Sound Navi
Bailey Gatsert leave Astoria dally,
except Sunday, at 7 p. m.
Leaves Portland dally except Sua
day at 7 a. m.
White Collar line tickets and a R.
ft N. tickets Interchangeable on Bailey
Gatxert and Hassolo. Fare between
Astoria and Portland, 60 cento.
A. J. Taylor, Astoria Agt. '
U. B. SCOTT, Telephone lit
-it ' "-
When people are contemplating a trip,
whether on business or pleasure, they
naturally want the heat servto ob
tainable so far as speed, comfort and
safety Is concerned. Employes of the
WISCONSIN CENTRAL LINES, ar
uald to serve the public and cur trains
af operated so aa to make close con
nection wttfc diverging lines at all
Pullman Palace Sleeping and Choir Cora
on through tralna
Drntag Cor service unexcelled. Meal
erred a la carta
In order to obtain thla flm Class service,
ask the ticket agent to aell you a ticket
TheWisconsin Central Lines.
and you will make direct connections at
St Paul for Chicago, Milwaukee and
all point east
For any further Information oall on amy
ticket agent or correspond with
JAB. C POND, Gen. Pass. Agent,
or JAS A CLOCK, Milwaukee, Wl.
144 Biark Bu rorti&nd Or.