tMMORMNyASTUlUA M SAU'HDA. MWEMBK-A 4, 1 .;. 4 gaily otcaiun, , JOHN T. LIGHTER. Editor. Telephone Main ML TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION. DAILT. Bent by mail, per year Bent by mail, per month Served by curler, per month thro, defeat would certainly not be Inglorious to the defenders. Ou Ih west the dlsnroportktn Is even givivter. 'ronje, the lVr oommandtr. has, !t I mlil. about 10.000 men, while there are only ,000 British tiMv at Kimbci'ky anJ Ra kMi-Powvll'a little force Is less than 1.000. That Maf.klng !ioull have been able to stand off the Hoer attack at all Is matter for won dor. I Hut tills is only part of the story .M.M The lkvrs have their rvserves within J i much tH.i.T call than the British. If .K ihf latter sh uld land reinforcements a; Durban after a long sea Journey they would ot ill be 1SJ mile, from La lUsmith. On the other hand. It Is only sumo thirty miles front Ladysmlth to the Fn c tate frontier on the west, sity niiles to the Transvaal rrontler on the north.-!. And lens than 100 6EMI-WEEKT. Bent by mail, per year. In advance $100 Postage free to subscriber- All communications Intended for pub lication should be directed to the edl-i n,n,, to the mountain pe of the ex tor. Business communications of ajijtivr,,e n,)rlh. And while bughers from kinds ajid remittances mut be address- j, ppUi,lc may pour over the vest ed to '"The Astorian." frn borders of their states against Kiniberley and M.if. king the bulk of 'the British aid must come from Cape The Aatortani guarantee to Its ad-; Ton n. w hi -h !s 4T miles from the on -ertlsera the largest circulation of any place and miles from the other, newspaper published on the Columbia river. FCNSTVNS sriRITEP HEPLT. Advertising rate can be had on ap plication to the business manager. With commendable public spirit, the Topeka Capital," of Topeka, Kan., col ! lected money with which to purchase a ' s oni for gallant General Funston ! h he should return home from hi General Miles Is now on the Sound briUiant campaign In the I'hillppmes. I'poti the tlade of thii aw ol d hid been engraved the general's reply :it the battle of Catcooran when asked by Gen. the Columbia soon. It behooves our; MaoArthur If he could ;.old hie part representative men to see that he la of the line. 'Until my regiment Is mus properly rec-ivi. A liute Judicious . uut attention will do much toward securing and It is practically certain that he will visit the fortifications a the mouth of M'heu the swrd .ias ready u story was started to the effect that Oenera.1 favorable conaidr.Uon for those pro-: -,, ,, ecU-,, that ht, -ever Jeets which Aatoria wishes the war de partuient to execute. made such a reply, and that he would no, accept the present unless the in- sxription was erased. The statement was made with so much positlveness Last war snowed nign water mart in thft, the ..cupw people wired Gen the exports of roods of American man- eral Funston, who was at San Francis ufaciure, the total value reaching co cn hU way home, and received the . Kim For the nrst three-quarters of following spirne-J and caracu-rtsUc an- swer: ft the exports reached ii7..W.0OO. j ?an mnclseo. Cal.. Oct. !J. 18. If this ratio Ls maintained until the end "Capital," Topeka, Kan.: of the year, of which there U at ptem -torT every indication, the exporu will reach ies regarding inscription originate w-tth ..., t , liars, knockers, cvpperheads and Jack- Jo.O.OOO.uuo. The exports f.M- Septemb-?r IMimican!,. inscription historically were $31.JTS.4 as again ;.O;0.O47 in correct. Publish this. FUNSTON. September of last year, showing thnt 11 ma' thl lseho.d that , 1' Is on a par with many others that the ratio of increase is rising- as the eud . , . . . . are sent from the Philippines by cor- of the year approaches, and it would not . respondent of yellow journals, with be surprising if the gain over Ut-L ytar this difference, that the Funston can should reach very close to $10000,000. r,! w3 "fired in Its effects to on n-an, while most of the other falsehood are intended to shake the confidence of the pejple at large In the govem- headway in for-sn markets, and the m,m, and counteract the efforts of all National Export Exposition should give those who are defending th flag at the It is evident that goods of American manufacture are making gratifying this movement a marked impetus. fnnt. Hocr losses, which are iuw wild to be M killed and wounded, mostly vie tlina of artillery shells, which have wrought such grewt havoc Ihui It U said General Joubvrt has written a kt- t. r to General White, Hritlah cvmtntnd er, prjitestlng against the use of 1yd dlte. Accotdlng to all acvunts, the pros iiw at Ladysmlth of long-range naval guim and the splendid shooting of the blue-Jackets have materially Improved ihc position of the Brillwh. A tempo niry nrniisttce was ihvliM Monday evening, to alTow the collection of dead and wounded. A Cap Town dispatch n'lvirts th repulse cf the lUvrs by the Prltlsh yiss- terduy. LOSSES IN THE RANKS. List of Non-Commissioned Officers and Men Killed and Wounded at Farquhar Farm. LOXION, Nov. J.-The llsn of casual ties among the non-commissioned offi cers and men at Furquhar farm shows the Gloueesters lost 30. killed ami wounded, the fusileers 10 kllle.J and 41 w .winded and the Tenth mountain bat tery two wnu.Kled, before they surren dered. The eaptut-d. who are given under the hd of missing, are divided as fol- lows Gloucester, 19 officer and 330 men: Tenth mountain battery, S officers and . men, fusileers, n yet re ported. MILITIA HURRIED OUT. Thirty-five battalions Ordered to Mobo- lixe After November . LONDON. Nov. I -An army order Is sued this evening orders the authorities to mo boll se the 35 battalions of militia at their respective headquarters on v rious dates after November 20. FIRST VOICE FOR THE BOERS when 51 girls will pin medal on the men. The medal are given by the city and cost 5 each. .Thursday even ing a grand reception will be given the IV Moines companies at the state house, and following M the official ban guot at the Savery hotel. Plnvty of nol and firewvrk will accompany the demomxratlons. The two local com tanles and both the (1. A. It. po"ts will take part In the parade on the arrival of the boy. Miist of the local reception will be held Wednesday or Thursday, on ac wunt f ekvtlon. and to give the bo tim to see their families first Hun nuets, im'diil and all sort of honor will le showered upon the soldier. R-l 0.1k will spend t.0XH and Creston will have a triumphal arch. PROFITAHLE CRUISE. Whaling Hark Moikiwi ititurns with Hlg 'argi of Oil end Ambergris. SAN FRANCISCO. whaling bark Charles Nov. J Th W. Morgan. which has arrived here from the Ok hotsk sea. during her year's cruise se cured -l.tiio barrel of sperm oil, 3 00 pounds of bone and 6e pound of amber gris. The Hitter was an especially good find, as ft "111 bring from UM to 1)00 a pound. The ambergris was land NOT k POISONOUS FACE BLEACH Hut true be intilicr, bclti.n the onlv ltri- arstion oli uu.'.ci i ; lltve ijilarantec of fl.lHKI that it coll'a;-'.-. net a K1"''11 "r (ruction tlirrcot o: u i-otions or ilrleteri- oiih aiilntancrs. inoore.: ny tnc iiiiim crlflirntcil a: I! !ch o' the nc ami tlfa- malic st.iijr : to. oiimiende-l oy ciniu. ht ;hvU'iaiK n I ;t -i hiiici il li.iriiio c.i litiK civil'. !! WISPOVS K'-'OeS nOBEKTM. iMtlifr to nilu.il I utititu! ,)ititN xl ( Ak I nur tlrujnil it .tfi ' ! util i- uttltitTtl to lukt aoythtutjt r At crul ft i Uitllc NORGARl) & PETTI;RSONt Merchant Tailors Portland, Oregon 200 1 Temhlll Mice! (klkite Hrd tad 4th. ,. Tleiliiiis Oreuon MlneU j.t (inthcr tip TIltlMW. MAGAZINES You Imvo almiit your lumioi ami Imvo them iiihIii Into HaiiilsniiiK 1 U m k a. Old book ndKiiiml and mails a goo na new. Ws nmko all kinds of btHik siii 1 1 hnvo Ilic only llimk llindrry In Astoria. Will lis pleased to ulniill twllmate. J. s. ii:lun;i:k. (Uir. Miilti n n J Coiumcrclul Sta, V:iyor Harrison of Chicago having declared that the Dewey celebration in New York wa cold and aixvlhetlc a far at th people of that city were concerned, now say the Chicago fall festival, during which President Me Klniey laid the corner stone of the p.ist office building, was simply a re publican campaign meeting, but he pr n:lw that "if IVwey com.s to P. n. Sharpie's Cream Separators Lnlit etiid Kent ed In Japan, and ha already been sent ! Chicago" thing will tie different, i to the owners of the vessel, J. and W. , R. Wing of New lied ford. I Wn fiisN'a Welfare The Morgan caught In all 4 sperm j w,ttll- h,r own enm. ,--tet! whales am) two right whale. On the; French medical triumph of this cen- way home one of the tairk's bouts was tu,y 'or female Irregularities, I ecked by a whale which had been rtkn'' C-'' blrt,"ln , n,arrl--d ladles. Call or write for strcck. but all the men were wnl.jwW. Information. Inclose stamp.! On September 3 the but k California wan i jji4 Wash. St.. Portland. Or. ! spoken. She then had i'i barrels of) FISHER BROS. General 5upply Mouse for Family Groceries Builders' Heavy and Shelf Hardware, ShipChandlery, Etc. Pacific Sheet Metal Works whale oil, 900 barrels of spenn oil and 5.010 pounds of Nine. M.irtin Coigrove. a m-'mber of the MEALS LIKE AT HOME. Salmon WI.en you are In Portland and want a really good home meal, lust rive Mr. ' California's crew, who has well-to-do , l'row n a trl.il. 10S Fourth St.. near Vftetittlt Wasiilrgton. You will like It surely.' This restaurant I open all night. Ffllt rlaihvs in Indiana, u.ifl caught ! thv rv-el which holds the line and dragged overboard by a wluile in Jun. His IkjiIj" was iii recovi'f.'d. MANUFACTURERS OF ...CANS... spice Syrop LADIES' TAILOR-MADE SUITS. PARIS MUNICIPAL COl'.NCIL Lithographing on Tin a Soecialtv. . i,,.-H Kim iu ruruuiu aiiu ami , something especially fine In the way of. i tailor-made suits will do well to remem- Csn FranckCf) fjl Atnrl fir ber that they can be well fitted at I. D. Wl. ASlOria, UfC. Write Usi for Price- N ' vjT-t m i ruunn sireei, in ma x. at. I. A. DUllillng. The Oregonian's recent edKorial "A Look at the Situation" was strictly a double entendre. Some construe fe one way and some another. It has created widespread Interest. The Astorian has no wish to raise a club to strike the, British governmenTTLord Roseb-ry and Vnlon Paclffe system If there Is any common snse had corroborated his chance for that nd to do right 'by j ient. He does explain why the THE WOMEN AND l.lILDilEX EE WE Coatinae4 fro Am sagaj Portland, by Astoria and by itself." as the Ure?itiian se"n to think is true. Doini? lisht" by th-st means making Ast iria a irrminal fur experts, at k,uj! rates with Tdc.oma. with a inf erential, if nerd be. in favi if Port land because of Its ..hurter line on the same water l"Vel as Astoria. If :h;it i what the iregonian m-ans to sy h believes the I'ninn Ha'lfi'.' i g-tting ready to do in b-half of the watf-r levels cf the Columbian basin. If this Is to lie th- policy of tne 1'nl-m Puclfic, then the Asu rian has no club to rais against that system nor .ii;ainst any of It Western nienitiers, which, in that case, must be Astoria's warmest al lies. Will the Oregonian explain Hf double meaning editorial by saying whether this Is the intention of the Vnlon Pacific? tlyit.g sUH'lron was ordered out. ENGLISH FIGHTING ODDS. AGAINST A striking peculiarity of the pir-setit situation in South Afriia is thai it re vel ses for the moment the relative posi tions of the weak and of the strong power. Much sympathy has N-i-n arous ed fir the I! is-rs m the pl that they have been foifed Into a war v.hh a mighty enipli-f. but if a mr- disparity in numbers jiis-tifi'.-s FUch a pla then the syn-nthy and the admiration which " go out to the man who fights against wj'ls Imping of right to th-? British 1. diers who have done such gallar.t ivoik pmntburB nr.'jer '. n ial ns hue in .Natal ani un der I:,ii-n-l'ovH at Maf-kinir. In Judgi;ig this p-rsonal grallantry' Prolxibly such runv.rs ha' LADYSMITH HOLDING OI T. Humors fit Its Investment Not Believed in London, IWa'ise Hailroad " Is Not Cut I.'INIh... Nov. 3.-Vhile th is a habit here to assume that th- n-ws of li'T ii'tori-s "manaUng from the con ti'i.nt cannot b- true because of the i. fiisorship. the fact is forgott-n that f n-ign gov-rnnints are fully privi-l-g-,i to send and p-eive cipher mes-."iig-Mi to an I from th-lr representatives It: South Africa. While the wires to Ladysmlth are int, the optimism of the war officials to even lejevir that Lvlysmith was corn-pl-t.-;y in vest ef or Colensc captur-d appears to be justifi-il, as this morning it was asserted that the iailroad Is still open, though traffic has been conduct ed with the greatest caution. .i rat, r'ov-v-r. wis only a rumor y. teril.iy evening, it s claimed may be reality at any moment, as General Joul-ert. v. ith his large and wonder fully nicbi!- force, Ik expected to d"tach a fore- of .--veral thousand no-n and iimR' a dash at the r--.ll read. I'.ornors of all kirj'iK are turrong up here. It is ev-.-r, assert.-, that Genera White has n compile. to fail bai-k on riter- lea.ing his wounded be hind. their orl- tryes Curopcao Intervention in B.-- ba If of the Transvaal liurijhcrs to Knd the ur. PARIS, Nov. J. The municipal coun cil today passed resolutions offering its entire sympathy to the Boers, who are "struggling for Independence," ar.d ex pressing regret thai the European pow ers had not interfered tio prevent the conflict and hoping that peace would be speedily secured. IJXIWNSIoN HELPS 'FRISCO. Cr-nt Trnile hs.s Grwn up Htwe numum uno me ri.iniuui isianns. v..t .C k. . . -v.,, uwv iiv m viril ity 1111- class cutter for men's wear, but also San Kraiii isio Chronli ie. one exclusively for ladles' work, and' Shipiev and shlpmrner attribute th ' a" ' a"ure3 ' setting not only; nuickened n(-tivy prev.U.Ing .. the tyXl water front to the icy of cxponston. ! cloths. 1 Simv Hawuli has Ix-ciime a inirt of the' J I riltid Slates a gr.nl trade has grown' FINE OPENINO. ! up bitwivu this port and the islands.! j although little more than a ve.ir has Tn North Pacific Dental College,! el v.sd since the annexation. And n-.w ttn,,1, Jvertlement appears In anoth .. ,. , . . er column, opened Its doors October I, the f ne fe,-t of sailing vessels ..wtvd by -.th 75 students on Its roster. The col Fluit A Co. if New York has been lege Is well equipped with every facil trdiitifeired to Paiinc waters and will l,y " s"r.'duate student In all the late. rlii.ii s.,n Fr.ii.-i. . ... ,1, .... h ... n"vledg3 of dentistry. A. R. Baker, 1 ' r'-"" '-' then lw'" 1 d.D. 3.. Is demonitrator In charge, an port ThU tl--i has been bought bv a 1 1 well qualified to Instruct all students1 local syndirate w l'h the avowed pur-' who at'- id this college. 1 pose of meeting the demand for tn Ight sp.u e on Hon dulu Imund vessels. pu- chic toast vessels have been taxed be yond their rapacity by this Incr-ns-'d Falrbaven. Wash. and the skillful direction it enjoys, It -fin in recollections of the ominous si makes no difTereno that the oil. Is will ; l,-nc, w hich precede, te evacuation of be changed ultimately. The heroic of-1 ,,,, , ,. , . 1 Dundee. Ijut, on the other hand It N fleers who were so conspicuous in the' 1, u 1. brilliant charges up the heights at Dun- j f,!,"'-,!'1 (h" fondltlo.ig are altered, and dee and Klandslaagte were the leaders I Jlritish guns seem more than equal of the srnalkr army Just the name, and to the artillery of the Boers, thus en- Kiiew wiai ineiv- was no proHixjct ornancing th.e difli. large and Immediate reinforcements. Th"its was the uphill struggle on every account. With respect to numbers the various estimates leave no room for doubt that the Boers have an Immense advantagc tliroughout Natal and Bechuanaland too. The figures In Natal are given as three to one, two to one, 12,000 to 5,000, 16,00 to 12,000 (London Telegraph), 30, 00 to 12,000 (London Times). Amid all these differences the Boer superiority is clear enough. Even If we accept the smallest calculation, which Is four to on tin culty Hritish lines. of any assault PROTEST AGAINST LYDDITE. Havoc of Hritish Shells Causes JoiiU-rt to 'W rite to General White B'ier Losses. LONDON, Nov. 3.-Heiated dls pathes frrm the British camp at Lady smlth add little Information regarding Monday's fight except estimates of the GETTING TOGETHER. ! M -eting of VanderblR Pr.-si.lents f r I Clowr L'nlon of System. i j NEW YORK, Nov. 3-The Tlmn says. A meevlng of ail the Vanderbllt presl-d-nts has been called for in this city at uiiiv. It is b'-lieved that at this meeting there will tie submitted by V. K. Vanderbllt a plan for the closer uni fication of the syrtteme so that thereby the properties may be brought Into more economical operating relations. demand. Ev.-ry steamer that has sail ed r-cctitly for Hawaiian ports has been forced tc ivfii-e fr,-ght. Hut the Flint vessels will r-ai-h .11 1 still further. "Wc certainly ex-'1 to take our new THET CUT TO FIT. Yes they do and the style and finish they give to me.i's suits, rank these j gentlemen as expert practical mer- j chant tailors. The material they uso j Is ilso th very best and you will al ways find them busy at 269'-4 Yamhill St., Portland. Get your next suit there,' and get It now. I WANT TO BE TAKEN IN. Mak-rs of Baking Powder Trying to Sell Out to the Trust. CHICAGO, Nov. 3. A special to the Times-Herald from Indianapolis says A number of Chicago men and several representatives of other cities have been here since Wednesday In consulta tion with reference to forming nn anti trust baking powder company, and it Is announced that the detajls have been completed and that one of the largest baking powder plants In the country will be established In Chicago. Wh- n the conference closed last even ir g. several- of the reprenerfiatlveg went to Cincinnati' for the purpose of pur chasing machinery to place Irt the new plant. THE IOWA RECEPTION. Great Preparations Making to Give the Volunteers Fitting Welcome. CHI' AGO, Nov. 3. A special to the Tines-Herald from Des Moines says: Plans are now complete for the recep tion of the Fifty-first regiment of Iowa volunteers In all the towns that have companies. The state reception will be at Council Bluffs Monday afternoon and ev'iry company is expected to reai h home that night. The Des Moines companies wilt be given a brief reception on their arrival, RADICAL LITERATURE. We know of only one book store In PorMand where so complete a line of novels can be obtained, on all the radl-! ril subjects of the day under discussion p.sessons to advance Immeasurably XTderitreVt. within the next few years, and this! ' was one of the things we had in mind 1 as the pres.-nt trouble is settl.-d." j ald William 10. Mlghell yesterday, the I n-w managing owner of the Meet. "We expect th- carrying trade to our n w Nem Zealand Fire Insurance Go Of New Zealand. W. P ThomtiH, Mgr., Son PrnnclHco. UNLIMITED LIABILITY OF 5HAREM01 DER5. SubscrilioiK'ai.itnl $..,000,000 raid-Up Capital . - 1,000,000 Assets 2llH Asset in United States . . .100,000 Surplus to Policy Holders 1,718,75)2 Has been Underwriting on the I'mit'ie CmiM over Twmtv-twn venn. SAHUEL ELMORE & CO., ReHldent AgentB, Astorin, Oregon when we bought the Flint vessels. The demand of Pacific coast and Orb ntal trade Justlil.-s a new fleet for this port. Shippers are ulrendy experiencing the stimulus of expansion and the shipping Interests of this tate and city aie bound to prosper." True Is the observation of Confucioiis. that we take greater pnlnsi to persunde otheis that we are happy, than i-n-Jeavoring to think so ourselves. ,&JMefee;;3ee)s I seem i WHERE TO EAT. Why at 'The Eastern,' of course. 170 Third St., Portland. Tou can get a Rood layout for 15 cents here, which will satisfy your hunger and bring you back araln to the same plaoe. Remem ber the Eastern. j is m iwuu 111CU11.111C iur U1C w 3 baby that is thin and not v 1 well nourished and for the 2 4 mother whose milk does y jj not nourish the baby. y It is equally good for the boy or flirl who is thin and 15 pale and not well nounshed y W by their food; also for the K "anamic or consumptive 2 adult that is losing flesh V 5 and strength. '' In fact, for all conditions of wasting, it is the food J S medicine that will nourish 2 and build up the body and 2 w give new lire ana energy J when all other means fail. Should be taken In summer u well cs winter. 5oc.rJti.oo,IIdnig(;litt, X A POEM ON MANKIND. Like what la man, but like a sprouting weed, That grows and ripens but to cast Its seed Among the thistles and the tares of life An. I then to see It strangled In the stlfe Or like the clouds that wander with the brec;:e And pass unnoticed from a life of ease? Or like a mushroom, sprung to life, alas! To starve or strangle In the tangled grass? These Bre thoughts that are apt to come to many people at times, espe cially when tln-y are sick and have to pay big prices for medlclms. Put there Is one druir store In Oregon where you can save from 10 to 25 per cent on everything you buy, and that Is J. A. j f'lemenson's Drug Store, at 227 Yarn- hill street, Portland, Ore. At that store you can get Hood's Sarsaparllla at 70oj Vellen's Food, $1 sire, 55c; Ilromo Belt- zer, il site, 70c, and everything else at the same low rate. Tou can g-t r. d (X)HN &CO AeenU, ASTORIA MEAT COMPANY J 3j Telephone) No. .13 I Handles Only the Choicest Aleats 43 Commercial St.. next Pslaee R(saru.t. Pacific N avigation Com pan y STKAMKRS I. P. Elmore W. H. HnrrlHon ONLY IMRKCT LINK ASTORIA to TILLAMOOK OAHIHALDI HAY CITY IIOHHONVILLK Contieciing nt A'toria with the Oreiton Railroad A NiivIkhHoii Oo. for San Francisco, Portlnnd and all jiointB east. For freight and passun- gor rates flp;'ly - HomMcl Elmore & Co. trading stamps there, and If you need! tne Natural Body Brace, you can get It mere. ( Orego TILl.AMOUh Ire THE L0ITKE. 8trnnuern visiting In the ciiv will fli.,1 the liOnvre an attractive resort wherein to spend llio evening. Tim Amine Sisters l.ndies' Urchest rn is still on the bills and presents nilillyo musical proiriim of except ional merit, llniiilsoini' pool nnd liilliaril rooms Hf- a feature in cuiinection with the hom-e. l'ulntiible hiri.-ln h wj be served at nil notirs tOOTT 4 BOWNR, Chtmi, Ntw York, LOGGERS ATTENTION! Headquarters for Cutters' Logging Shoes and lyogpers' Outfits. THE RED FRONT, 269 Morrison street, Portland, FOR SALE. Improved ranch, consisting of 120 acres, on Young's river. Apply to John L. Hayseth, Wise, Or. vnl Aitents, AHT01UA, ORE. .Ilroiid Navigation Co., PORTLAND, Ore. State Normal School MONMOUTH. OKKGON Training School for Teackera. New Buildings New Departments. Ungraded Country School Work, Graduates Secure (lOoiljU'osllions. 8TRONG COURS E8-Wall equipped training departments, Normal eourse. quickest and best way to State CertlflrMea. Expenses for year from $130 to 1M; Board MM to U per week; Tultlom, K per term of ten weeks. FaU term begins September Uth; Bummer term June If to September L Tor catalogue address p, CAMPBELL, Presides. i or r. A. WANN. Bee of Faculty.