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I UK MORNING ASlVRlAN. KINDA), UCTOBJCK It, W9.
THE BLACK MAN
IN SOUTH AFRICA
A Factor Wliicji fin-n Britain Maj
Have to Contend Wiih.
HIS ENORMOUS M'MBERS
Seven Million Against a While Popu
lation of Only Seven Hundred
drtd and Fifty Tmmsand
With war between Great Britain and
the Boers in night, the man who studies
the situation from ar naturally asks,
"What will the native element do?
With which party will the black?
The question become doubly Inter
esting when one considers that the
black outnumber the whites English
and Boers many times over, and that,
notwithstanding their comparative civ
ilization in some districts, they are the
natural eneml of the Caucasian, and
look upm him as a trespasser. In the
Transvaal there are supposed to be
three blacks to every white; In Natal
the proportion Is ten to one, while In
other territories, British, German and
Portugese, the disproportion, accord
ing to James Bryoe, is much greater
four million or five million of natives
against nine thousand or ten thousand
A BOER GENERAL INSPECTING VOLUNTEERS.
Ereiy mal eitiaea of th Boer Republic who has reached tlie age of 13 knows
Vow to handla s rifle, sod th bon an as ready as tli adult to fi-ht for tiirir eonntry.
Wbea volnatfers are called for the responses are greatly out of ilia usual proportion of
a country's citiienship. Scenes like tin above aare been of frequent occurrence re
wstly in Oom Paul's republic
Europeans. The total number of
whites south of the Zambesi hardly
reaches TJ.W), while the black popu-
latlon Is roughly computed at from
7,000,900 to 8,000,000. At present, there-
fore, to far as numbers go, the country
Is a black man's country.
England has bestowed the gift of
self-overnnient upon all of Its colonies
in the temperate zone, but the colonies
In the tropics are governed from Eng-
land. The only crown colony where
the niajurity of population is not white
may be found in South Africa, and
some writers have compared the diffl-
culties with which the whites In South'
Al'rlca had to contend with those whloh1
were experienced by the whites in the1
Southern States of this country in the'
early days of the reconstruction period. '
The' blacks are divided into two!
classes, the tribal of wild natives, who
are by far the more numerous, and '
those who have settled habitations, j
"among whom," says Bryce, "one may'
Include, though they are not aborglne. !
but recent Incomers, the Indians of
Natal and the Transvaal, as well as thi;
comparatively few Malays of the Cape.
Of these non-tribal natives, some till
the land for themselves, while others
act as herdsmen or laborers for white
farmers, or as workmen in various
trades for white employers." These
natives wear clothes, speak Dutch or
English, and, to some extent, profess
Christianity. They are quiet and or
derly, and not given to crime. But,
ho matter how lawabiding or Indus
trious a native may be, the Boers have
never given the matter of political
rights for the natives any considera
tion. As to the tribal natives, that part of
the population whenoe danger is looked
for In case of war, they are In many
grades of civilization. The Basutos are
an Industrious and settled people, many
of whom are Christians, while the Ma
tabele. the Barotse of the Far North
and the Tongas of the East Coast are
There are about six million Kaffirs
Ilvirg under their chiefs south of the
Zambesi river, and besides these there
nre Korannas, who are like the Bush
mn, and Namaquas, who resemble
ihe Hottentots. With the exception of
the missionaries, no one pretends.to do
anything for the education of these
people, and although the Intertribal
raids and wars have ceased, the tribal
hatreds survive. Partial civilization
does not obliterate these tribal hatr.ds,
and it Is nothing unusual to see a Zulu
and a Kaffir fight within the civilized
districts. The natives have gone in
great numbers from their native haunts
to the diamond mines at Klmberley
and the gold mines in the Witwaters
rand and In other parts of the Mat
heleland and Mashcuialond beoaua of
the templing wag. They usually re
main at work long enough to earn the
price of a few head of cattle, and then
return to their homes.
The natives of Basutoland and Bech
uanaland are kindred, although their
common language differs widely from
the Zulu and Xosa, or KaiHr proper
The Ksfhr land, or KafTarla. Is that
part of the coast between the western'
border of Natal and the Great Kel
rlvtr. With the exception of the yel
low pecple, including the Hottentots
and Bushmen of South Africa, all the
aborigines of South Africa as far
north as the northern boundary of Ma
Ubeleland and Mashonaland are Kaf
firs and kindred tribes, but mixed with
more northern tribes of the Bantu
family. The Arabic name "Kaflr" (un
believer) was applied to the natives by
the Mahometan traders on the south
east coast, and the word was continued
in use by the Portuguese explorers, and
t her. by Dutch and British sailors.
The Kaffirs were never a united tribe,
but they hav many tribal organisa
tions. The most Important are the
Ama-Zulus, or Zulus; the Ama-Xotm
and Ama-Tjtnbu, In all about Ave hun
dred thousand souls.
In nearly all the districts where a
regular British or Boer government
has been established the tribal nations
are now settled oo reservations similar
to those which are set aside In Amer
ica for the Indians. There they live
under their chiefs, and In the remote
districts continue to practloe thWr old
ceremonies. In Cape Colony and Natal.
however, the more offensive of their
ceremonies are now forbidden by the
The Dutch found that the Kaffirs
who dwelt further to the south were
divided into petty tribes, mostly en-
gaged In war with one another. Some!
were half naked, none was firmly root-;
Ptl in the soil, and the fact that thej
tribes who spoke similar dialects w- re;
cften far away from one another, withj
a tribe of different dialect living be-
tween, indicated that there had bveiv
many displacements of population. !
in the last years of the eighteenth
century Dlngiswayo, the exiled son of(
the thief of the Abatetwa tribe, which
lived in what Is now Zululand, found
his way to the Cape and learned to!
admire the military organization ofj
the British troops who were then hold-j
ng the colony. He returned to his
home, regained his throne and organ-(
jzed his warriors, who before then had
(ought like other savages without order,
or discipline. His principal lieutenant '
was a young man, an exiled chief of .
the then small "tribe of Zulus. This
officer, T.fliaka by name, says James
jjryce, formed them Into regiments and
drilled them to such a perfection that
no enemy could withstand their rush,
and the defeated force, except such as
could escape by fleetnss of foot, wasi
slaughtered on the spot. Quarter had
never been given In the native wars,
but the trained valor of the Zulus and
their habit of Immediately engaging the:
enemy hand to hand gave them a su-!
periority over all their neighbors and ,
rendered their victories more san-j
gulnary than native battles had ben'
Tshaka rapidly subjected or blotted
out all the clans that lived near his
tribe whose home In a naturally pro
tected district gave them some advan
tage. Through the butcheries of the sav
ages Natal became almost a desert, and '
those w ho escaped the assegai of the I
brutal chieftain many fled to the!
mountains and there became cannibals. I
A part of the Zulu army carried its
operations to the north of the Vaal ;
river and destroyed the surrounding
country for hundreds of miles till It
was Itself routed by the Boers and'
English. In brief, the Zulus founded a!
powerful kingdom, and It retained its:
P""r unner Dlngaan, who murdered
j hls brother Tshaka In 1S28; Panda,'
bro'her of Tshaka and Dingaan, and 1
j Oetewayo 'pronounced Ketshwayo),son I
1 nt Panda, until 1879, when it was over-'
! thrown. ;
Various offshoots from the Zulu na
tion were scattered out In different sec- j
Hons. The Matabele occupied the'
country which took their name; thej
Angtjnl crossed the Zambesl.where they
i til f r ii
are still troublesome to their neigh
bors and to the whites, Kaltlr tribes
from the northeast were driven south
ward Into the mountain coutttry now
called Basutoland, and here th Bas
uto kingdom was bulK up out of fugi
tive clans by th famous Chief Mos
hesh. What is now Natal and nearly all
that part of th country which U now
the Orange Free Stale, with a part of
th Transvaal, was denuded of Inhabi
tants, and many emigrants from Cape
Colony established themselves .there.
Th power of th chief was not the
same in the various tribes. Among the
Zulus, tli.w orgnniiiUliHi was entire
ly military, he was a despot; among
the Uechuana tribes and th Basutos
he deferred to the sentiment of the
peovte. "Even such able uvea," says
Hryee, "as the Rasuto Moshesh and the
UeihuaiiA Khama had often to bend
to the wish of their subjects. It was In
cattle that the wealth of a chief or a
rich maa lay, and cattle, being the
common measure of value, served as
currency, as they serve still among the
reimitv.' tribes whl.'h have not learned
to use British coin. Polygamy was
practiced by all who could afford it.
the wife being purchased from her
father with cattle, more or fewer ac
cording to her rank. This practice,
called lobolo, still prevails. The ordi
nary wift was a slaw, being required
to do all of the tillaga and most of the
other work, except that about the cat
tie, which, being honorable, was per
formed by the men."
Historians agro that the British
army has nevor encountered a more
daring enemy than the black man of
Africa. Nine wars were newded to sub'
Jugate the Kaffirs of the southern
coast, although they had no firearms
until recently. In their bottles with
the Boers they wvre destroyed by the
fire of horseman riding up. delivering a
volley and riding off before assegla
could reach them, and In the great war
with Cvtewayo in 187S they fought In
the open and were mowed down by the
British volleys; and In 1S93 the Mata
bele perished In the same way under
the fir of riflemen and Maxim guns
sheltered behind a laager of wagons.
The Kaffirs are religious, but their
religion and that of their ancestors
did not mean the worship of any deity,
nor had It any moral significance.
They believe In spirits spirits of the
river, the mountain, the woods, etc.
and In the ghosts of the dead, and
they have ceremonies where they wor
ship these ghosts. The ghosts always
dwell at the spot where the body Is
buried, and the graves are therefore
the places where offerings are made,
which take all forms except human
Powerful men among the natives
have been taken to England to show
them how superior the Europeans are
to the savages and how fruitless op
position to the whites must be, but
even men like Lobengula, who visited
England In 1S91, were powerless in that
direction, and despite Lobengula's ex
perience, the young wariors clamored
for war In 18JJ and were sure that the
Matabele could wipe out the white In
truders. A ketn obsrver writing on the sub-ct
on the subject of the native element In
case of war says:
SuDDosins: that the Boers of the
Transvaal were massed In commandoes
near the border, and that from the Free
State large numbers of men were with
drawn. What would theae two facts
mea.i for the Transvaal natives, the
Swa.is and the ifasutos? The Trans
vaal natives w.uld rise, and the war
loving Swaitis, who resent Boer In
terference In their country ami hold
the ltoer In contempt, make no s-"cret
of shaking oft forever the lording over
them of Joubert and his Tten. T'
Swa.is will Invade the Transvaal the
mom nt the British troops cross the
For years the Free State farmers
have been haunted by the ftar of the
ftasutos. The Basutos hav long stand
ing ETievanoes aealnst the Free State,
which they Intend o wipe out They
are determined to reposness the con
quered territory which the Free State
by fals means was aiiowea to mi
from them. The Basutos' intentions
have been for long known.
Let the bugtiers of the Free State
join forces with the Transvaal, and the
Basutos will sweep tneir country irum
the Orange river to the vaal.
Aside from the natural hatred for the
whites, the Basutos have a private
grievance which may Influence their
action as to the present time. The
English government has given notice
that in additional hut tax of 1 will
be Imposed in "their district, and addi
tional tax means additional hatrea
Whether the opposition would extend
to all whites, or whether It would be
directed against the British alone, Is a
question which time only can deter
mine; but the fear that a war between
England and the Boers may result In a
general uprising of native against the
whites seems to have foundation
enough to merit consideration.
BOERS' BATTLE PSALM.
Kruger Quotes Scripture in Explaining
Interest in the Brltlsh-Boer war Is
overshadowing the concern felt as to
the result of the yacht race. In As
toria the sympathy is very largely with
the Afrikanders but this sympathy Is
not accompanied by an expressed ani
mosity toward England.
The Boers are sturdily religious and
In reply to an American inquiry Presi
dent Kruger cabled that the Boer posi
tion Is best stated In the 83rd Psalm.
It Is the battle Psalm of the Transvaal.
1 Keep not thou silent O God: hold
not thy peace, and be not still, O God.
2 For, low, thine enemies make a
tumult: and they that hate thee have
lifted up the head.
3 They have taken crafty council
against thy people, and consulted
against thy hidden ones.
4 They have said, Come, and let ut
cut them off from being a nation; that
the name of Israel may be no more in
t For thsy have consulted together
with on consent: they art confederate
. The tabernacles of Kdon, and the
IshniaUltes; of Moab and the llsg
areucsi T trt'val. and Annum, and Amulet;
the Philistines, with th Inhabitants of
Astur also it Joined with them:
i Hey have holpvn the children of Lot.
i lKi unto them as unto the M,ldlan
Itts; as to Slsura, as to Javln at the
brook of Kison;
10 Which perished at F.ttdor: tluj
became as dung for th earth,
11 Make make thiir noble as Orvb
and lik Zovb; yea. all their princes
as Zeluth und as Zulmumia:
11 Who said, lot us tuk to ourselves
the houses of God In txnweviilon,
13 O my God. in ok them ilk a
w heel, as the stubble before the wind.
U As the fire bunuHh the wood, and
ns the lis me setteth the mountains on
15 So persecute them with thy tem
pest, and make them afraid with thy
16 Fill thxlr facet with shame: that
they make seek thy name, U I,ord.
17 Let them be confounded and
troubled forever; yva, let them be put
to shame, and perish:
18 That men may know that thou,
whose name alone it Jehovah, art the
most high over all the earth.
MR, GLADSTONES COURTEST.
Th following little story, Illustrative
of Mr. Gladstone's courtesy, is fresh
to us. It cornea to us from an old resi
dent of Llanfalrfechan. Th incident
occurred at Penmaenmawr, In th sum
mer of 1800. About 11,000 hundred feet
up th mountain Is a small farmstead,
Pen Penmaen, at which resided an old
woman over seventy years old, who
brought her weekly stock of provisions
in a large basket up the steep ascent
from Llanfalrfechan village. One hot
Saturday, soon after beginning her up
ward climb, she sat down to rest. Mr.
Gladstone, seeing her, entered Into
conversation. She chatted freely, and
detailed the contents of her basket.
He lifted It. and. finding it heavy, of
fered to carry It for her.
The offer was accepted and the vete
ran statesman bore the basket load
:o the whitewashed farm cottage, near
th-. summit. A party of tourists ap
proaching frsm the Pruld"s Circle path
respectfully saluted Mr. Gladstone,
who, having set the heavy loud down
at the woman's dojr, strode vigorous,
ly scross the mountain path to Pon
maunmawr. "Did you know that wns
Mr. Gladstone who carried your basket
for you?' Inquired one of the arty.
"No, lnded; I don't know Mr. Glad
stone," replied the old woman, "but I
know that he Is a kind gentleman, who
ever he Is."
bit wife it
tor is really
him at the
door on hii
work or busi
ness with t
smile snd a kiss. To be lore, the look
little white and pallid, but she is vivacions
and cheerful in his presence, and he does
not realize that anything is wrong. If he
had but come home during the middle of
the dav. he would have found, instead of
the cheerful wile, a weak, sickly, nervous
itiva!:,'. Kith hi.uiihe. i.un in the back,
"stitches" in tlie msc. tunning and dug
ti:iz li x.-.j senmticiin and utter despond
tin y a id nu lnn. '.cily
Iti l:nost every rase of this kind the
woman is really suturing from weakness
and disease of 'the distinctly femiuinr oi
gantsm. Frequently alie does not realise
her own condition. If she does, she
shrinks from undergoing the "examina
tions" and "r.-cul treatments" insisted
upon by t.ie average pnysician. in.
, Pu ree's Favorite Prescription is the niedi-
cine needed hr women who suffer in this
way. It acts directly on tne sensitive or
gans concerned and makes them strong,
healthy and vigorous. It allays infiainm.v
rn t,jhlk iilnraf inn awith! nfltn Bnrl
I . .. t t...M.tu .... .lw.r. n.n.
It transforms weak, sickly, nervous, de
spondent invalids into happy, healthy wives
snd competent mothers. It fits for wife
hood and motherhood. It makes "exam
inations " unnecessary. Honest dealers do
not suggest snlstitiites for s little added
profit to be realized thereon.
" I had suffered untold iuicry for years with
ovarian trouble, sn exhrnutiw: drain, constipa
tion, painful periods snd other annoying Irouln
les." write lr. Annie James, of No. 37 Seventh
Street. Mrnin'-is. Shelby Co., Tenn. "ThanV
Cod. mv health hss been fully restored and I
can Kindly fly I am a well woman to-day. I uned
sis bottles or Ur Tierce s Favorite Prescription
and was completely aired "
Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets cure con
stipation and biliousness. They never
gripe All good dcalcts have them.
Colored bootblacks on the streets of
Washington have made a flat rate of 6
cents a shine. Transients are charged
10 cents, if discovered.
W Dn Shilohs
This Is beyond guestlon the
most suecesnful Cough Medi
cine ever known to science: a
lew doses invariobly cure the
worst casr of Couith, Croup
and Hrcnrhitls, while Its won
derful success in the cure of
Consumption is without a par.
allrl in the history of medicine,
tiince Its fiit dihtoverylthaa
been sold on a itunrniitee, a
test which no other medicine
can stand. If you have a
Cough, we earnestly ask you ,
totryit. In United States and
Canada !?c.,fy)c. and $i.(m, and
In F.nglund Is, ad., X. 3d. and
LEROY, N.Y. IH
A MOTH ICR SEAL'S LONG SWIM
Cur Dumb Animals.
Earnest Whitehead captured a young
seal near Anacapa Island, California,
rewntly, and took him on board his
ship. At the vessel started th mother
seal was noticed swimming about,
howling plleously. The little captlv
barked responslveiy. After warning tm
wharf at Santa Uarbra the captive
was tied up In a Jul sack and ll
loose on the deck. Soon after oonilni
to anchor th seal responded to its
mother's call by casting Itsvlf over
board, all tied up as it was In the
tck. The mother seised lh sack and
with her sharp teeth tore It open. She
had followed the sloop olghty mlli.
SICK HEADACHE, Etc.
i to cents and 21 nt-torrtti.
Cats are knon sometime to have
tubAvulwls. and that they have In
many cas-s bwn carrier of diphtheria
and other of lh ordinary Infection dl-
tvotly and lndlr.ly la more than sus
peeted. President King, Farmer's Bank.
tlrouktyn. Mich., has used neWllfs
Uttte Early Risers In hi family for
vrnrs. fays they are the best. These
f.tmotis little pills cure constipation
bllllousness and all liver and bowsl
troubles. Sold by Chas. Tlogers.
h lly Is soon learned.
For many years science has studied
lliiuors. Kesult th whole world uae
whiskey. It has proven the best stim
ulant and does not injure nerves anil
tissue like coca wines and other dm
gvd compound. And Harper Whiskey
Is the Ideal whiskey. Sold by Fonrd A
Stokes Co.. Astoria Oregon.
. r.-i !s heavn's tlrwt law.
loreph Stockford, llodgdon, Ms, heal
ed a sore running for seventeen y'r
and cured his piles of long standing
by using PeWltt's Witch Iluxel Sulv.
It cures all skin diseases. For sulo by
Decision Is the soul of dispatch.
Millions of dollars Is th valu placed
by Mrs. Mary Bird, Harrlsburg, Pa.,
on the life of her child, which she sav
ed from croup by th use of On Min
ute t'ough Cur. It cure all coughs,
cold and throat and lung troubles.
For cale by Charles Rogers.
Method will teach you to win time.
Eat plenty, Kodol Dyspepsia Cur
will digest what you eat It cures all
forms of dyspepsia and Jtomach trou
ble. K, R. Gamble, Vernon. Tex.,
savs. "It relelved me from the atari and
cured me. It is now my ever lasting
friend" Sold by Chas. Rog.re.
tulil tn audacity Is the lat refuge
"When our boys were almost dead
from whooping cough, our doctor gav
On- Minute Cough Cure. They re
covered rapidly," writes P. U. Belles,
Arhiye. Pa. It cures coughs, oolds,
grippe, and all throat troubles. Bold
by Chas. Rogers, druggist.
Man Is competent when his purse Is
"It did me more good than anything
I ever used. My dyspepsia was of
months' standing; after eating !t was
terrible. Now I am well." writes 8. B.
Keener. Holslngton, Kan., of Kodol
Dyspepsia Cure. It digests what you
eat. Sold by Chas. Rogers, druggist.
A little learning Is g dangofnus tiling.
"I wish to express my thanks to the
manufacturers of Chamberlain's Colic,
Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy, for
havlmr put on the market such a worr
derful medicine," says W. W. Mas
slngill, of Beaumont, Texas, Ther are
thousands of mothers whose children
have been saved from attacks of dys
entery and cholera Infantum who
must also feel thankful, It Is for sale
by Chan. Rogers.
Good manners are mado up of petty
"If yon , scour the world you will
never find a remedy eaual to Om
minute uougn cure, "says Editor Fack
ler, of the Mlcanopy, Fla "Hustler."
It cured his family of LaOrlppe and
saves thousands from phetimonla, bron
chltis, croup and all throat and lung
troubles. Sold by Chas. Rogers.
Who dares not speak his free
thoughts is a slave.
The "Plow Boy Preacher." Rev. J
Kirkman, Belle Rive, 111., says, "After
Buttering from Bronchial or lung trou
ble for ten years, I was cured by One
Minute Cough Cure. It is all that Is
claimed and more." It cure coughs,
colds, grippe and all throat and lung
troubles." Sold by Chas. Rogers, drug
On the 10th of December, 1897, Rev.
8. A. D'jnahoe, pastor of M. E. Church,
South, Pt. Pleasant, W. Va., contracted
a severe cold, which was attended from
the beginning by violent coughing. He
says: "After resorting to a number of
so-called 'pclflc,' usually knpt In th
house, to no ourpua. I ourohnaed
bottle of Chamberlain's Cough Ilomrdy,
whloh acted Ilk a charm. I tuoal
cheerfully recommend It to lh nubile."
For sal by Chas. Rogers.
Ait Investinrirt In knowludg always
mys the bo Interval.
During lh winter of 1897 Mr, Jams
Iteod. on of th leading oltlsens and
merchants of Clay, Clay Co., W. V
struck his leg against a oak of lot
In uh a manner as to bruls It se
verely. It bvoam very much swollan
and pained him so badly that h oould
not wa'k without th aid of crutches.
He a treatd by physicians, also
used several kind of llnttnelit and two
m,d a half gallons of whisky In bath
ing It, but nothing gav any relief
until h began using Chamberlain's
fain lialni. This brought almost a
oo ni let cur in a wck't Urn and b
believes that had h not used this rem
ty hi leg would hav had to be am
putated. 1'aln Balm Is unequalled for
sprains, nruises and rheumatism. For
sale l Chas. Rogers.
fhere Is no tlin In lire when books
tio not Influence a man.
W oflvr On Hundred Dollar Re
ward for any oas of Catarrh that can
not b cured by Jlsll' Catarrh Cur.
F. J. ClIENKY CO., Toledo, O.
W, th undersigned, hav known F
J. Cheney fwr lh last IS years, and b-
ilv Mm perfectly bonorabl In all
business transactions and financially
a Me to carry out any obligation mad
by their firm.
WEST A TRAUX,
Wholesale Druggist,' Toledo. 0.
WAI.MNG. KINNAN MARVIN.
Wholes! Druggists. Toledo, O.
Hair Catarrh Cure Is token Internal
ly, acting directly upon th blood and
mucous surfaces of th system. Tv
tlr ot.lala ant frw, prloo, 7Jc pr bot
tle, fold by all druggists.
Mall's Family Pills are lh beat.
' BUSINESS POINTERS.
Th o. a r.
Fresh vachtd crab at th National
Sweet cream In any amount at th
Ihirhank potatoes, II a sack, at Pat's
Jeffs ts "th only"
Astoria to Portland only SO cents
via O. R. & N.
Horn mad chocolates, SO cents a
pound, at Ci Parlor.
Ilt hWwit meat. Itlatng tun restau.
rant, Ul Commercial tret.
W guarant our lot cream to b
mad of pur cream, Th Parlor.
Cold lunch, pickled pig fet, oysters,
hespi tongue, tc, at th National
Cafe. - n -n ,
Our ic or earn Is warranted to be mad.
of pur cream. Tn Parlor, nt st to John
lieat California wla 10 oent pr gaU
Icn. Aura OUbert, sol agent tor As
toria. T step hoot U.
Do you know Bnodgrasa make
Stamp Photo T Call and them tby
are all th go.
Ciem Pure R. .merioa' rinr-i
h.key. Th only pure good, guaran.
'N'll rich and roellorr, JJw U carlson,
For rent Furnished rooms with
ilrst-class tabla board. Apply Mrs. 8.
0. Holden's corner Ninth and Duan
Bogut D CuU and Key West Oems
are th finest flv cent cigars that vr
earn to this market. Hnry Ro. op
Beginners and advanced pupils can
hav thorough Instructions on th vio
lin and piano by applying to J. II. Am
me, a graduate of Dresden and Lerp
slg conservatory. Hotel Tlgh.
Kelley s transfer wagons deliver bog
wood to any part of the) city on short
notice. All ordsii left at 7rf. e,i.
tilt tire store, 30 Commercial street,
will r"(lve prompt attention. Tele-
.U ...... A, . A '
liiiiMiu iisi. ; ')'' .! J
Do to the Columbia Blectrla V R.
pair Company for all kinds of new
und repair work, from a cambrlo
i.eedle to a bicycle, holler or engine
Quick work and satisfaction guaran
teed. Logging machinery of all kinds
a specialty. Shop oppoitt Rosa, Hlg
gins A Co.
The concert hall opened by Charlie
Wise at No. 3( Aitor street, la the on
and only popular resort of Its kind In
that vicinity. Mr. Wise la doing aom
thing new among concert halls. He Is
not only selling a class of pur liquors,
but Is giving his place a management
which Insures gentlamarily attention
and treatment to his patrons. The
good musto and the, crowd will b
found at Charlie Wise's plac.
Astoria Public Library
READING ROOM Fit EE TO ALL
Op vry ay from o clock to 1:111
ana :w to .m p. cc.
lubfrc.ipMon rats 11 xt au'.ium.
Wtst Cor. Elavantb and liuaa Rtrasta
TEMPLB LODGE NO. 7. A. K. A
M. Regular communications held on
the first and third Tuesflay evening of
each month. J. N. ORIFFIN, W
M.; B. C, HOLDEN. Bscretsry.
IODIDE OP IRON
' foe AN4'MIA,itMWNI!AnltherU K. '
a, uiuilil A. Iiia.
None genuine unlrMalgnrd "H.MCAS n"
, l.MIII.I.IM Ml
, II. l'tHitllJUAaCO.,N. V. Agts. terU. .
A propensity to limw andjoy I rel
riches, ou to fear and sorrow real pov
Diacsts what you eat.
Knttira in ittsngUioiiinr ni i wooo
trucUng th huwil dltiMUr
tot nd tottlo. No ol hnr prBpfcraUor
eantrprowna l emolsDoy. It In
sUnlly relleTO.and periuDotljreurs
l)TS pl, IndlijesUoP, Jlaartbura,
Wnlulctice. M UtniMh, NUa.
Slcltllu!nrl.tiitrlti.C:rmm psi, soS
f r.por.d by E C. 0Jin a C . CbHOQ.
Knr lUie by CllarUAa ROOaTBsV
Rtstor Vitality Usl Vlr ltd Msabood.
Ctirr Imtiotcm v, N'li'lit Kmlsslonsand
wnstlntf iilsctsca, hll effect Of. arlN
.llitite, or excfr una mats
.tinn A licrtfl tonic and
"tPflihiod lMilldrr. Urines the
, flrVplnlC plow to
JtVW restore the
4 sillvm:ill rtOc
pule curries ana
flrn of Touta.
ner hnl. fl blUtel
for Jri'J..H; Willi written Ktiri.
( t ciire' or rvumn iuv nn'm-jt
6i i d lor circular. Address,
NERVITA MEDICAL CO.
Clinton A Jncksor) St,, CHICACO, ILi
For tat by Chart Rosses. Pmatflst.
It..alii Mriula rotMMvsI e tm fc4
riirtu a intimitis I'arla r'iIHu, si la avu
lb l'.i.M Ki.lol.li.llallln.ore, Sid.
hcMlinv CiPtuI ' Miioi
to Balism ol lopiDt.
Cubbi or Inivctioni mdfumj
CURE IN 41 HOURSI
th um dMUt wilh-''
.KM f tiH rmr ftttt.
Beware of Imitation
John Dunon't Sum, Agents, New York
I Those who hava delayed buying.
are fortunate. They uan sav at least
a third on the usual cost of high grad
shoes. W are cloalnar nut all nt ..
summer tan shoes at a arreol rni
We have them for men, women and
children, which should bring everyon
to th store. They are new goods
which hav overstayed their time.
Consider the figures.
Petersen & Brown.
DRAYING AND EXPRESSING
All Coods thfppwi m Our care
Will Reoslv Special AftnUoa.
If. Bl Duaa It,
V V I 1
w. J COOK, v
Bas. TL ua.