Image provided by: University of Oregon Libraries; Eugene, OR
About The morning Astorian. (Astoria, Or.) 1899-1930 | View This Issue
II1K MORNING ASTORIAN, THURSUAl. NOVEMBKK a, 1800.
LONDON'S BLUEST DAY
SINCE SEPOY REBELLION
Boer's Strategy In Out-Alaneuvering Eng
land's Soldiers Causes Humiliation.
STREETS FILLED WITH DISMAY
No Sign of Flinching In Any Quarter and War Will go On to the
Bitter End-BrMsh Prestige Must
NEW YORK, Not. t A dispatch to from within. Or expn-sslon of opinion
the Tribune from London says? I Quote from a pro.ninw Hdr:
The forecast of defeat ovw which In my view, the rumor of this de-
keen observer were brooding before f diligently spread and exaggerated
midnight Monday was officially con- as It will be by assiduous Boer agents
firmed before 10 o'clock ye!' It In every village of Cape Colony, must
was the bluest and blackest day Lon- entirely outweigh the moral effect of
don has known since the first tidings earlier British victories upon the Cape
.v c hellion. i Dutch. Ever. If one could reach them
VI IUV fcj.
- . .v k. a nnm.'oxl proclaim the prdae truth as In
ph. tMinn that the Boers had com-, r
. a-, Toit duslrlously as those agents publish dis-
pletely out-maneuvered Omeral white '
o-ui.k nTvr tortlons it would be Impossible by dt
anl, while luring on the British cw . ,
. . . . .... 1 lug anytnlng short of entire capitulation
and right, 1iad ambuscaded the left '
01 lue enure ouer iimxi w wuiiirreci
the effect of the news that so large a
number of British are in the hands of
THE PAMOAN QUESTION.
. L-...11 ... nUuu. And
wing, cut two wiuuMn i
forced tt to surrender, together with
mountain battery, filled the streets with
dismay and gloom. John Bull Is not
accustomed to being beaten by anybody
and he takes punishment, when it
comes, with poor grace and a sense of. Not Believed in Washington That Eng-
bewilderment, albeit with complete land Is Trying to Trade.
self-command. NEW YORK. NoTl.-A special to
Disaster was written large in every( .
newspaper placard during the day, butj go
the newsboys were surrounded with of
grim swarms of purchasers, .setting
teeth together and determined to kr.ow(
the worst, yet marveling how so over-
whelmlne a defeat had been within the ..... . ,
wneimuig . . Negotiations for the settlement of the
ranee of possibility in the queen's do- ,
rnn!,c i Samcan questions have reached a stage
mlnions- where Great Britain is called upon to
It was not enough for General White make a proposition me kindi
to declare that he aW had blundered, ' the German foreign office may have
nor for the war office to order out three sounded to learn whether Ger
additional battalions and a mounted many wouij be willing to turn over her
battery to replace the losses sustained in,eregt ln Samoa to Great Britain in
at Glencoe and Ladysmith. I wurn Ior tne Gilbert and Solomon
Hall was one, and young Dodge, son
of the proprietor, w.ts kmx-kiM 'sviuw
less during the mehe. Sivlng his son
lying on the floor, And supposing him
to be dead. Podge flivd at the person
he thought had struck the young man.
The crowd scattered and Hall fell dead
on the sidewalk outside the door.
Dodge has been arreted and charged
For RIUouj and Nervous Disorders
I Are Without a Rival.
1 1HH0AL UlU 0VE1 4,000,000 BOXES.
I icuai, man
NOTED SIXGElt DEAD,
FR ESI DEM DOING HIS DUTY
Could Not Withdraw Army aoil Nay
IF He WishedCongress Alone
What every Englishman knew In his island.
netrt was tne truin. tnai ine rustic j If the Brltif,h foreign office has this
Baerc, whose strategy and training had j blrgaln , vlew lt wouId ve to be
beer, despised by the military staff and , approve(, by the Unhed States M the
nation, had contrived both at Glencoe tWrd treated ln the Samoan
and fcadysmlth to out-maneuver Brit-1 slamls before ,t could formaliy
ish generals and ensnare large bodies of , by Qivat Brltaln and Gr.
the finest and most experienced soldiers
intc ambuscades from which there was
Kounrt to be Just the Thing to Adopt
in Hawaiian Islands.
Humiliating to English pride as was
this confess! in, there were no signs of
flinching In any quarter. John Bull's
heart was hardened. n s.rftened, by XEW YORK. Nov. 1. Telegraphic
th unexpected disaster. The most ar-! , .mmunlratlons by Signor Marconi's
dent peace aiv.x-ate dirt not venture to wiM-,, .yem is to be eHtablished be
take up his parable yesterday. j twrten flve of thf Hawaiian islands by
There was only one expression heard a company of Americans.
In the club houses, exchanges and Frederick .1. Cross, of the firm of Cat
streets: this was that the war must goj ton. Neill & Co.. engineers of Ho.ilulu.
in to the hitter end with redoubled en-j who is now in this city, has-closed a
ergy and overwhelming resources, and contract for the American company In
British prestige must be restored for Hawaii.
the honor and safety of the empire. j Although many t-nglnwrs regarded
What will the Natal field force do 'the connection of the five Islands by
now? is the queatio.1 on every tongue.' as Impracticable, because of coral
It I Itself supplying an answer by. rr- on which a cable In soon covered
fighting wRh spirit and discipline.' wl;h t0,al growth, breaks being fre
When the Bo-rs have renewed their at- (:U"nt "d repairs extremely difficult. the
tack, will it retreat or stand its ground, American company had about decided
remaining on the defensive and fighting t" attempt it, as the needs of tele
despenitely? The latter alternative is grarhic communication has grown most
accepted by nearly all military writ-1 urgent. Then they heard of Signor
ers, ince it cannot find a betu-r d.'-' Marconi' achievements and Mr. Cross
fensive position than at Colenwn, and a V !li s"nt t" this country to view the
retreat to Pietermaritzburg and Dur- 'workings at his system. He found that
ban wnuld involve a lirg march of 13 'he Marconi system would cost much
miles with the Roers harrassing the l".is and be more practicable ln many
rear coli'mn. ' wayi than a cable.
Buller will now settle the quewfonj R"lar t'-legraph business will be
n..t While, and he is now considered ' ,JV the cimpany installing the
by many critics or intimate friends as fystem. The distances over
which communication will be estab
lished will vary from eight to sixty-one
the view of the men In the arena,
Present Indications are that the gate
receipts will be larger by many thou
sand of dollars by tens of thousands of
" i dollars- than the gate receipts of any
STOCKTON. Col.. Svv. l.-l'go Talbo, ; Hr,inK or dramatic event, of any
tne famous tenor smgvr ami teacher. ,,,,. v,,m to xvhu.n un a.imiion f,.e
Is dead. aft.T an Illness of two weeks. J , ..hni-ged. In the hlwory of ine coun
Me was a notod singer In England 3u tiy.
years ago and has promimw relative j 1VK am patti ln r(v:a hous. or In
there. He wis otice an officer In thei grtme noU!h, eoulJ , dmw m much
! . ...
i-.oKiiu arm.. ; mom y in two weeks, playing every
night In the week. The reivlpts of no
SENATOR ALLISON ',urf or tr,,,,tn ti match
j or baseball match would approach It
0T IHILIlI)INFS!Mj ,lt thl "r,K,kly'' m,mui' '
! the gate receipts were upward of
If the entire house fvr this fight
shjuld be sold out It will mean 1110.000.
The total sale up to Inst night was In
the neighborhood of $40.0t with the
pospeo that this sum will be Increased
to $50,000 before the doors are thrown
open on Friday night. Every box teat
has been sold, which In Itself n'pre-
sents about $J5,000. The box prices are
$;0, $J5, $30, and $.15. The prices for
other seats are $5, $10. and $15. accord
ing to their location. It Is not likvly
that there will be a vacant seat In the
club house when the men enter the
ring. Indeed, the probabilities are that
standing room will be at a premium
Of itself New York Is the strongest
and most genetvus sporting constitu
ency in America and for that matter,
In the world. On this occasion the
hosts of New York sporting men are to
tn supplemented by sporting men from
every city in America from Halifax to
San Francisco, and from cities far on
the other side of the Canadian bound
ary line to cities utul towns on the gulf.
"'""' "U1 Ul" '"""iTin ai-e coming from San Francis
US to unnrM this lnqurreotiin nn.t tn1 . .. . ...
" aim uenver; rrom Oinann ani Kansas
1 City Chicago and St. Louis. St Paul
' nml M lnn.1 iul la nit. I t 't.ii-,.li nA ril
I take it for granted that congress will ; W;lukrt, NVu. ,.,,., PnlUlu.1h,a
e...,.t.l l(n- u.e peoP1e or, jirtslurf and numerous other Anivrl-
the Islands In the spirit of liberty and, can cition M wj a fnm many Cttna
Justice and with a view to their highest j ,nan mmts.
p-ssible civi'UzAtion. Hetxtijfore when! .
possessions have been acquired by the
I'nlted Saates, congress dealt with the
NEW YORK. Nov. l.-Senator Alli
son, of Iowa, diseasing .natters In the
Philippines In the forthcoming Issue
of the Independent will say:
'It does not seen to me that there can
be two sides to the question of what
Is our present duty in the Philippines.
Bv our treaty with Spain and with the
exchange of ratifications of the treaty,
these Islands became ours. Our title to
them is clear and unquestionable under
our constitution and under the law and
usagr-s ;f natlms. The Insurrection
there against our authority oegan after
the treaty was signed at Paris and con-
establish peace and orler,
"With the restoration of ord r there
pwple residing in those territories In
the spirit of liberty and Justice, which
prevails in our constitution and our
laws, and I have no reason to give or
evei suspect that future congresses will
not make such rules and regulations for
these Inhabitants as will provide for
them the lany-st measures of liberty
possible for tham us well as the larg-
The flag under which lit
should march is the banner
health. A woman owe it
to henelf, her huihand
ind children to mini A-Vr
under thii flag. If she H' Mji
doe not du no hr will y f.
live a life of wretchedness
herwlf. and unlet her
hunband U an exception
ally good man, he will be
come indifferent to hrr,
her Home will oe unhappy
ana ner emiaren will e
puny and aickly,
health in a woma. It
ably be traced to weak
est local particlpdUon In the govern
ment With the sltll itlrm them unrler cr nl disease of the
I feminc organs that ate the "tl I
sovereigiMy and umler our flag. j vestibule of human life. S j
c -i , , ' No woman can rniov good. sr
grnfra health who is dragged
alternative to this is the abandonment down by continual pain ami
, . , , I local weakness. Troubles of this descrip-
of th- islnnds, the withdrawal of ourj tj, utterly unfit hrr for wifehood and
troops and the withdrawal of our navy! motherhood. In. Pierce's Favorite Pre-
acnption give health, strength, elasticity
as w;ll. j and vigor to the special orgrns concerned.
,,., ,, . It makes a woman strong and healthy in t
The president has no ower to direct wom.ny way. ,ivr; he nerv , rMt
this, as he cannot alienate ti-rrltory ac-1 frora P,n "d a" opportunity to build up.
, It makes motherhood safe and compara-
'lUiied. ( ongrvss can do so by law and tively easy. It transforms weak, aickly,
will soon be in session and those who! despondent women into happy, healthy
wives aim mould a.
Jas. Caswell. Kq.. " rVheltrce, Johnson Co.,
Wilson Improved Air Tight Heaters
HI 31 !5iJ
This lit'iifor is OHptvinlly iitliipti'tl for ISofl Ctml
nml I.ignito. I'lio Ixuiy in mailt of puliNln'tl
steel. Kxlra licnvy Hliukiiij; ami iluiuiiiK
;i'iito. Firo pot t'xtru lieuvy with lurjo iimIi pit.
I ln u nickel urn, nickel inline pinto ainl two
lilekol iilutod foot mils.
Tho hot blast tl raft is so fonstniett'd that tho
escaping jjases are all coiisunii'il, which ninkes
a great savin"; in tho consumption of fuel.
Price, $12.00 to $25.00.
All Varieties of Wood Air Tights at
FOARD & STOKES.
Shoes for Women
All wjfi Eaual
One K?J.V any
Price "'; $5.00
$3.50 Itl' Shoe
Also "Queen Quality"
. Shoes for Women
think we should surrender what we
have gained there and withdraw our
E. C. Goddard & Co.
OrcRonian Building, Portland.
troubled with prolapsus, or 'female wriikiirM,'
Cor ywril vrarf Stir wurn mtt ahlr l,i tin hrr
army and navy will have an opportun-1 work. he had mch bramiKilown painnuiul pain
- . In her back. Her prHodn were irregular, vary
ity or testing '.he sense of congress by in, all the wav from two lo i week.. At thuar
. k . i.i .u . i tinwa .he would hare fainllnj apella ao had that
i.Pfeilng prop'wltlons to that end.' I thought ht could not live. hEi wa. aiieodwt
uy inr uc uw.ut iu tne cuumrv. i nry uiu
j Saloon Row in San Francisco Results
I In Death of a Nebraskan.
likely to begin a campaign by ordering
at; abandonment of Natal and enkind
ling a blaze of disaffection among the
Dutch of Cape Colony. Yet the most
candid military men admit that the
position at Ladysmlth is very weak
from a defensive point of view.
The valley where the town lies, Is
sheltered by a circle of Irregular hills, j SAJf FRANCISCO, Nov. l.-Charles
oi the crests of which the garrisn ls,Kaili formerly a private in the First
Introduced. Outalde this circle In an-J Nebraska volunteer regiment, and more
other concentric one with a similar cir- j r,.3ently cook on the transport Hancock,
cult of hills, and beyord there is an-iwas snot an(i almost instantly killed
ther- late lart night by 0, R. Dodge, an
The tidings of the severe loss Incur- aged saloon-keeper, at the latter's place
red by the Gloucester regiment and thej of business near Hunter's Point.
Irish Fuslleers are discussed most ser-j The shooting was the result of a row
lously by English Afrikanders and those over the payment for drinks between
Englishmen who know South Africa several discharged soldiers, of whom
Receipts from Sale of Seats Will Be
Greatest of Any Affair In History.
NEW YORK, Nov. 1. There will be
no interference from the authorities at
the Jeffries-Sharkey fight for the
heavyweight championship battle, to
take place at Coney Island on Friday
night. Chief of police Deverey is au
thority for this statement. Said the
"I have no Idea of stopping the bout.
The Fitv.simmons-Jeffries affair, held ln
the same club hourfe was properly con
ducted and I have assurances from the
olHcials of the Coney Island 'club which
is a regularly incorporated organiza
tion, that everything pertaining to the
match will be strictly according to the
Horton law. The police arrangements!
will be very similar to those that pre-
vailed at the Jefterles-FWzsimmons
contest. I will probably take personal'
her no food ami he grew worae all the lime. I
thought I would try your medicine. By the
time .he had takrn four bottle of the ' Pavorite
Prescription' and two of the 'Golden Medical
Diacovery ' and two of the ' Pleasant Pelleta ' abc
wa. completely cured "
Every day, a done. Once you start, you
can never stop them. That i. the way with
aome so-called remedies for constipation
It is different with Dr. Pierce's Pleasant
Pellets. They are a potiitive, complete and
permanent cure for constipation and they
don't become a habit One " Pellet " ia a
gentle laxative and two a mild cathartic.
Druggist Hell them. Nothing cine it
"just a eood."
It is a druggist's bunineaa to give you,
tot to tell you, what you want
command of the men. at the ringside."
A feature at the club house on Fri
day night will be the lighting appara
tus operating the moving picture ma
chine. There will be 400 incandescent
lights shedding brilliancy on the ring.
It was found In experimenting with the
llghtsjast that they greatly enhanced
TO CURE A COLD IN ONE DAT.
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tab
lets. All druggists refund the money
If lt falls to cure. E. W. Grove's sig
nature Is on each box. 26c.
One enconnters in the wearing of
glasses is the conHtant care neces
sary to keep the lmises clenn anil
cleat. Tlie handkerchief is al
ways Iinndy but not always ele
gant, give b fine leather ewe
and chamois lens clearer with
each pair of glasses: we sell
Northwest Optical Co.,
Tho Lablie HIIB.,
Second and Wriahlnifton Htm
K i uvuvumruirwuinnnvutriLr
ST. HELEN'S HALL.
A BOARDING AMD
DAY SCHOOL FOR GIRLS
Reopened September 13. For circulars
MI88 KLENORK TMBI5KTT8, Ph. D
Principal, PortUud Oregon
Telephone Red 391.
He says was always so light
and well baked.
Well there Is a knack In mak
But don't forget the kind of
stove or range used makes a
difference. Hi's mother used a
Star Estate Range
Bought, SulJ nml KxchnngtMl
Old Book Store
History, Illot;rsiliy, Meelunlcal,
Iteferenro, Poetry. Medical,
U, HelikTlous, Scientific
All itundaril works.
Socoiid-liutid school iHiokit, laryo stock
cheap. fcVvond-lintnl niiiKH'Ines. Li
braries boutilit. Urgo stork of novels,
Yamhill Kt., Mow Second.
Telephone lb '1S.
Also llt'iitliliK snJ Recovering t
Wantiiiik'loii Mwcetiolli nml 1UI1 Htroeta.
John B. Coffey,
.v .t,iFit sr.,
1 nit. I llllih
301 Washington St., corner Fifth
Opposite Hotel Perkins
Lnrlics Hnir Dressing n Specialty
I nlie entrance to bath
on Fifth street.
W. C. A. Poh I,
and Funeral Director
Cnskcts Bud Funeral Supplies con.tiint
ly on hand.
Corner Utli and l'luine Hts, A .tori s, Ore
hnlltblp prrsonaof mtmnlrftl or lttTallT mt4
it.lr1b.Tft trlntuttl. I'sarU l:tuallliu. aliim
Golambia Eleetrie & Repair Go
COLUMBIA IRON WORKS
Kept In Stock
Logging Engine. Built and Repaired
Heavy Forging Under Power Hammer a Specially
Sole Manufacturers of the Unsurpassed
... " Harrison Secton" Propellor Wheel ...
Contractors for Electric Lights und Tower Flnntu.
tu Bond Street
...The Esmond Hotel...
PORTLAND, ORE., FRONT AND MORRI80N STS. J
Kuroi'au piii,.Viet'il,V)pHr diiy. OSCAR ANDERSON, Mummer-
American plan, 1.00 UtfiM per ily. J. c. PKNUKUAKT, Chief Clerk.
CHAS. HEILBORN & SON
In oil sizes find stylos. . ,
We slin.ll continue to soil
Iron and Brass DodstendN
at tho snme Low Prices
regardless of the rnlse la
the price of iron and brass
qruuruxaaru uinnumruiniuvuuxntntuvnn iiinnuvruuiriuwuiinip
2 w iftTRi .orvrkrThi a tkti- 5
The Only Rlrst-ClasH Hotel In Portland