Image provided by: University of Oregon Libraries; Eugene, OR
About The morning Astorian. (Astoria, Or.) 1899-1930 | View This Issue
TUB MORNING ASTOK1AN, TUESDAY. OlTOUEK 17, HIM.
THE MILITARY AND NAVAL
FORCE IN THE PHILIPPINES
Seventy Thousand Officers and Men With
Forty-Five War Ships.
FINE RECORD OF TRANSPORT SERVICE
December Will Sec One of the Finest ind Best Eqaipped Armies
Ever Sent on Foreign Service Reidy
SHAFT JWS ttETIREMKNT.
Revhed Age Limit Teecrday, but May
Continue In HI Present Command.
PAN FRANCISCO. Oot. li-Oeneral
Wm. R, Shafter, who for over year
hw had the position of brigadier-genera!
In the regular army and major-
general of volunteers, will go on (lie re
tired lint of the regular army today.
Thin I General Shafter'a sixty-fourth
birthday. and he retires by operation of
the law which fixe the age limit of
officers of the rvgular army. He will.
however, remain In command of the de
partment of the Pacific until relieved
by orJer of the president or I mustered
out In Jufy, 191. on which date the en
Hutment of all Spanish war volunteers
will expire, as provided In the war act
TO BEAT MAZET
HIS REPORT IS FEARED
IN THE RANKS.
Graduate of Went Point Going
Manila as a Sergeant.
NEW YORK, Oct 11 A special to , Fourth cavalry, battery F, Fourth ar-
th Herald from Washington says: tlllery; hattery F, Fifth artillery; bat
The combined military and naval tery D. Sixth artillery; Hawthorne's
forces of the United States In the Phil- mountain battery.
Ippines, when all the troops and ship)' Second division. Central MacArthur
now under orders reach their destlna-' Third, Ninth, Twelfth, Seventeenth
tlon. will aggregate more than 70.000 Twenty-second and Thirty-sixth Infan
men and 45 war vessels. The last of try: battery F. First wtlllery; batteries
these forces will arrive In Manila early c. H. K and L. Third artillery,
in December. J At Manila Twentieth Infantry, Thlr
This statement shows the strength in . ty-feventh infantry, eight fort bat
detail of the military and naval force terles. Sixth artillery. Eleventh cavalry.
assigned to duty in the Philippines: : Island of Panay Eighteenth Infan-
Army Combatants, S3. ST!; non-com- try, Ninteenth Infantry, battery C,
batsnts, 1,500. Sixth artillery.
Navy Ships, 45; blue Jackets. OUT; island of Negroe Sixth Infantry,
marines, 1S4. Island of Cebu One battalion, Twen-
First division. General Lawton ty-third Infantry.
Fourth, Thirteenth. Fourteenth. Twen- ( island of Jolo-Two battalions Twenty-fourth
and Twenty-fifth Infantry, ty-jecond infantry.
TRANSPORTS ALREADY SAILED.
Victoria Oct. J
Warren Oct. U
Columbia Oct. 11
Belgian Ocl 14
Ai.- Oct U
Tacoma Oct 14
Elder Oct. SI
Gran; Oct. :4
Sheridan Oct. 20
Charles Nelson No. 1
Glenogle Nnv. 1
Rlo de Janeiro N.
City of Para N"v. 5
Valencia Nor. 5
S'-vi-n cotipanles, 34th
Seven companies, 27th
Five companies, 27th..
lth infy. and recruits
Too enmpanles, 32d..
fix companies, &....
Seven companies, 29th
Five companies, 29th..
Troops to sail, with date of departure Gunboat Callao 25
Thirty-eighth Infantry. October 2; flnnbet CasUne 130
Gunlioat Concord 163
Thirty-nltuh Infantry, October 15; For- Ju(u de
tieth Infantry, October SO; Thirty-first c,uni)oat Helena 132
infantry, November 20; Forty-socond Gunboat Isla de Cuba 129
inf.ntrv rw,.lvr 3d' Vnrt v-third Infan- Gunboat Isle de Luzon t
try. November 15; Forty-fourth Infan
try, Octob-?r 25; Forty -fifth Infantry,
October i2; Forty-sixth Infantry, Octo
ber 16; Forty-seventh Infantry, Novem
ber 1; Forty-eighth Infantry,
fixed; : Forty-ninth infantry, no date
Junlxmt Machlas 139
Gunboat Manila 67
Gunboat Marietta 122
r.uiibo.tt Mindanao 3
Gunboat Nashville 151
no date Ounlmt Petr.-l 112
Gunbo.U Pnnceon 122
Gunboat Wheeling 122
unboat Yorkrown 164
Battleship Ofgon , 462 60
Armored cruiser Brooklyn.. 412 60
Protect ad cruiser .Baltimore 163 18,
Prot'd cruiser New Orleans 300 42 '
Protected cruiser Newark.. 324 39
Prot'd cruiser Charleston.. 251 36
Monitor Monterey 187 12
Monitor Monadnock 175 12 J
Gunboat Bancroft 130 12 j
Gunlcst Bennington 163 8,
s Supply ship Celtic 16
i Supply ship Culgoa 40
Blue Ma- Supply ship Glacier 129
Jackets rings' Distilling ship Iris 93
Collier Nunshan 30
Collier Zefiro 30
Twelve gunboats equipped by parent
Marines at naval station Cavite, 7C0.
The Rrooklyn, New Orleans, Newark,
Bancroft, Mathias, Marrietta, Nash
ville ann Hanger are on the way to
8, Mania or under orders to sail.
M K1NLEY AT MILWAUKEE.
An Elaborate Reception and
Has Been Planned.
MILWAUKEE, Wis.. Oct. 16 All ar
rangements for the reception of Pres
ident MclClnley, on the occasion of his
visit to this city have beeti completed.
Vhen the train arrives tonight thei
presidential party will be met by thej
committee on reception consisting of1
, sixty members. The five companies of
the First regiment with troop A will
act as escort for the president from
the depot to the Hotel Pflster. Afterj
a rest at the hotel, the president will
be taken to the Deuscher club, where
a public reception will be held. The!
the Pfister to attend the banquet given
in his hnnor by the Merchants and Man-
Banquet, ufacturers Association. The program
of tnawts for the banquet Ix as follows:
Tcactmaster Captain L. y. Bean.
Invocation Rev. Charles Staril.-y
"The President of the United fitat"
"Amerlra" Lyric Club.
"The State of Wisconsin" Gover
' Our Navy 'Secretary Long.
"Present duties and responslblMtlen of
the Nation" Attorney General Grijrgs.
"Selection" -Lyric Club.
"The City of Milwauke"Mayr,r
"Our Country" Congrexsman
BOSTON, Oct. 11 Among the mem
ber of th Forty-sixth regiment, which
will leave for Manila, via San Fran
Cisco, tomorrow, Is 8rgeant James A.
Wasson, a graduate of West Point and
ex-raymaater In the army.
Wasson graduated from the academy
at the head of his close, was promoted
In the rervlce, was went to Egypt by
President Grant to aaitiirt the Khedive
in reorganising the army, and subse
quently went on a similar mlsnion to
Japan, where he rows to high favor. Re
turning to the army of the United
States, he fell Into evil ways, became
short In his accounts and was rash
He became a civil engineer In Mis
souri, then went to Japan and helped
that country In the war with China.
Now he has iv-entervd the American
military service as a non-commissioned
Several International Bills Due on Ac
count of the Sptuilsh War.
LEAD cmfwyp fwyp fwrd dldllltu
NEW TORK. Oct. 16. A special to
th Herald from Washington says:
Negotiations are in progress between
the United States and Chill which are
expected to result in the signing of an
other treaty- for the revival of the
Chilean claims commission.
Strng efforts will be made durlrg the
coming session of congress to secure
legislation enabling the president to ap
point a commission to pass upon all
ciaim gi owing cut of the Cuban insur
rection and the war with Spain. The
United States must settle those of lis
citizens against Spain. These aggre
The United State is engaged in ne
gotiations with Russia, Guatemala and
Haytl ir regard to the arbitration of
claims filed against those governments
by American citizens. The Swiss gov
ernment has not yet announced its
award In the matter of American ci:
izens growing out or the seizure oi
railroad property at Delagoa ba by the
THE THIRTY-FIRST NEXT.
A Colored Regiment Now Ready to Sail
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 16. The next
regiment to go to the Philippines after
the Thirty-first infantry, which has
been in quarantine on Angel Island, is
the Forty-ninth Infantry, a colored reg
iment. Several officer of that regiment
have arrived, and the regiment is ex
pected to arrive from the south this
week. The Eleventh cavalry Is rapidly
getting into shape to go to the front.
The First Washington regiment will
be mustered out Odtober 31, and will
leave Immediately for home.
The First Montana regiment. Colonel
H. C. Kessler, will be paid off tomorrow
and will leave for home Wednesday
The Kansas regiment expects to be
mustered out on November 3.
Hot (.mpalKB Predicted by the Se
leeled Viclim-Rmisevell will
Siaml By Him.
NEW TORK. Oct. HVThe opening
gun In the campaign agulnst Assembly
man Maxet to prevent his re-election,
so that he will not be able to piVwent
th- report of his committee, will be
fired by Tummany Hall tonight.
For the first time lit the history of
politics, a Tammany leader will taKe
charge of the canvass of a Citizens'
Union candidate. This leader Is Police
Commissioner John B. Sexton, the Tam.
many leader in the Nineteenth assem
bly district. He not only hus Indorsed
the Cltlfens1 Union candidate for the
os.ier.ibly. rerts M. Stewart, but from
now until the eve of election he will
work hard to defeat the ninn who is
ch Urman of the committee which Is In
vstlgatlng Tammany department. The
man who haa been selected to make
th first !eeeh against Mailt Is Tam
many. silver-tongued orator. Senator
Thonias F. Grady. Ten Ttommany or
tors will speak for Stewart.
For Thursday night, Sexton has ar-
nuig.Ml a special attraction. This Is the
night Governor Roosevelt will upeok
for Matet at Durland's Academy. To
offiet this. Sexton will have a torch
light procession, and he says he will
have S.OOO men In line. Stewart, th
Citizens' Uniju-Tauuiuuiy cuudidate,
wilt rMe at the head of the parade.
If Sexton Is busy, so Is Mazet. The
latter will open headquarters tod.iy
and will start out to make the fight of
his life. Pron Inent campaign speakers
will Pood the district, and even Thomas
C. PUtt hlmoelf may come out and
m ike sreech for him. Collector Geo,
R. Did well, who is the republican lend
er In the district, will have charge of
the canvass. Lemuel F. Qui tor lives In
the district, and If Mazet Is defeated It
lll mean a rebuke for him.
It was said last night that the cam
paign subscription list wit cover $10.-
0M. The salary of an assemblyman is
"I have been around the district
Slid Mazet last night, "and I am confl
dent of my re-election. It will be a hot
,' I i. n ,- - .V
' ; ' . .
i .:,M--'fr v,rf .
t r.w -
Wilson Improved Air Tight Heaters
... FOR COAL . . .
This liontcr is oupwiiilly ntlaptotl for Soft Coal
6l Lignite. Die 1otly is mutlo of iK-liHliwl
BttH'l. Kxtra litmvy nliiiking uiul iliiiiniii(j
jrmto. Firo pot pxtru heavy with largo null jtit.
II tin u nifkul urn, nickel iinino pinto iui.1 two
nit kt'l l.lattMl foot mils.
Tht hot Mast tl raft is ho constructed that the
neaping gases are all consumed, which makes
a great wiving in the coiisuinptioii of fuel.
Price, $12.00 to S25.00.
All Varieties' of Hood Air TlVbU at
FOARD & STOKES.
Shoes for Women
All JliL. Equal
Styles n':-&JT to
One &A any
Price I'Jj $5.00
$3.50 V Shoe
Also "Queen Quality"
Shoe6 for Women
Hought, Sold mid Exchanged
Old Book Store
Hl-tory, Itiograi.liy, Mochnilr-al,
R.'lereuce, PiMilry. te.lleal.
U. Religious. Boioutiflo
All standard works.
Seoontl-band achool books, large itix k
cheap. Second-hand magailut. L(.
AlT.T Bl,t 1J,r ,,ock ' oor,,1.
Z-."' -.'HI Yamhill St.. Mow Hcond
Telepl lone Itcd
carriage way from the club grounds to! J- r:seh, of La Crosse.
WILL WELCOME IOWANS.
SAX FRANCISCO, Oct. 1.-The re
turning volunteers of the Fifty-first
Iowa infantry will be given a rousing
reception on their arrival In this city.
A large delegation of citizens of their
state has arrived In this city and will
await their arrival. It is headed by
Adjutant General W. H. Byers, Frank
H. Merriman, fctate auditor, and Secre
tary of State O. L. Dobson. represent
ing the governor.
EXAMINING THE COAST.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 16. H. H.
the entrance will be lined on either sidej Tuesday morning Prei,it.n, Mck'ln
by the Spanish war veterans, who will ley will drive out to the National Home
follow the presidents! party Into thej nar 'he eity, where he will be wl-1-
club house and will be glvien tne nrst, -" uu voterans who make1 Kohlsaat, proprietor and editor of the
oportunlty to greet Mr. McKlnley. Af-j " eir nome. The president will Chicago Times-Herald, with his father
terwards the general public will be ad-j P to the vetrrans from the band-1 ,p.aw' F. jfelson Blake, president of
.mltted. Btand' n hls Mur" he will be uken! h. vLt National bank of Arlington.
I"- Mass., has arrived In this city on a few
' days' visit to frleijds on the Coast.
,. The reception will last a little over an I directly to the Northwestern d.
hour when the president will return to' wh,re hf wl take the train.
GufcAT Left Over Salb
Prices Away Down; '
t You'll Hay Ho,
- ' Whea Vou Sec lrlce.
E. G. Goddard & Co.
i ' I ; f.:-: I . ' ' '
Oregonian Building, I'ortljnd.
GreatAmencanlmporliniTea Co. ST. HELENS HAH.
- goo Stores, i
in Coaserdal IC' JUUeta.
Also Repairing and Recovering at
A BOARDING AND
DAY SCHOOL' FOR GIRLS
i f ,,.,(,.,. .... , . '
Reopened September 13. Forcirenl.r.
address. . .
MISS ELENORK THIBBKTI'S, Ph. I)
rnucip.il, Portland Oregon
TelephoD Kcd 391.
301 Wushington St, corner Fifth
Opposite Hotel Perkins
Ladies Hair Drawing a Specialty
Ladies entrance to bath
00 Fifth street.
THE LA HUE BUILDING,
HEtDNDaml WA8INiTON, H
20, 21, 22, 23
W. C. A. Pohl,
and Funeral Director
r,!';.. k -? f 1 o V
Caskets and Funeral Supplies constant
ly on hand.
Corner lltli and Duaue 8b, Astoria, Or
Delivered at your
Only 60 Cents i
f .1, 1
Washington between 5th nnd Cth Streets.
John B. Coffey,
COR. THIRD. '
He says was always 10 fht
and. well baked.
Well there Is a knack In mak
But don't forget the kind of
stove or range used makes a
difference. His mother used a
Star Estate Range
... , . f
A Portland iBuyej;
Mrs. DALTON. who has
years' of experience as a
Will be pleased to glre personal
attention to nil customer.
263 Second St., Portland.
ErS If IVf I
W. J. 8CULLT. Agent.
Ol Bond Btreet
ST. PAUL, MINN., JAN.
Capital . ". ...
Keserve for Unearnod Premium
Keservo for all Other Liabilities
Net Surplus over all Liabilities
PACIFIC DEPART1 ENT.
CHARLES CHRISTUNBBN, Mana.
D. UOOOWIN, Assistant Manager.
l7CHllfornlH St.. S. F.' Caj.
Astoi lit, Oregon
flemZealaod fire iDsaranee Go
Of New Zealand.
W. P ,ThorrioB,flM'gr.r 'Sari Francisco.
UNLIMITED LIABILITY OF SHAREHOLDERS.
Subscribed Capital $5,000,000
Paid-Up Capital - . - 1,000,000
Assets in United States . . 300,000
Surplus to Policy Holders . . 1,718,792
Has been Underwriting on Hie Pacific Const over Twcntv-two rears
, SAHUEL ELMORE & CO.,
Resident Agents, Astoria, Orecon