The morning Astorian. (Astoria, Or.) 1899-1930, November 05, 1899, Page 3, Image 3

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T HE great rush of people to take al vantage oi our extraordinary offers in uncalled for suits and overcoats has been marvelous rom the very beginning.
The popularity of these suits has become so great that we have been compelled to open correspondence with over one hundred of the largest Tail
oring concerns throughout the country in order to get these suits fat enough to supply the enormous demand. These are not misfits, but suits
made to order on which deposits have been paid and which for unkown reasons remained uncalled for. Such things happen to every Tailoring establish
establishmcnt. It is by advertising and making a feature of selling these suits that they find it more advantageous to consign them to ua than to attempt
to dispose of them from their own establishments.
Uncalled for Garments at Half Price.
$20.00 Suits and Overcoats, $10.00
$25.00 Suits and Overcoats, $12.60
$30.00 Suits and Overcoats, $15.00
$35.00 Suits and Overcoats, $17 60
$40.00 Suits and Overcoats, $20.00
These garments are so tar superior in
style, fit and finish to ready-made cloth
ing that comparisons are odious. Call
and examine them and see if we can
fit you. m
Suits to rder
We make suits to order from 5.00'to15 cheaper
than any other first-claas tailoring establishment
in Portland.
We are Tailors, Bear That in Mind
Not cheap garment makers, the only, thing cheap about our suits is the price.
Our suits have that style. fit and finish about them that well-dressed gentle
men appreciate. Astorians are cordially invited to call and inspect our goods
whether they buy or not:
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250 Washington Street, PORTLAND, OREGON
Report of Board of Inquiry on Trans
ports Tartar and Newport.
arrival They wort John Fabls&k and
John A. Logon of th Fourth cavalry
And Ororfo V. Willi of the Twentieth
Hecrelary I.otiij Will Have to Convene
a Hoard to Enforce Thorn.
NEW TOIIK. Nov. 4. special to
, the Herald from Washington says:
I 1'iiU'M (here should be a largo num-
ber of oiumaltlos or applications for vol
untary tvilremnnli, It Ii apparent,
from the nov retired lit In the navy,
juat puMlnlied, that Secretary Long will
havo to convene next year a board of
rear admiral to select olllrers for retirement,
Hut three retirement on account of
age will occur next year Commander
W. C. dlbson, Captain P. A. Renrlck
and Captain J. Lowe.'
The bounl will also probably be ro-
1 milred to act In 1001. a only four ngo
port of a military board of Inquiry ever, KilnmntB-Kcw , lhllt year, but after
sent to the war department from this u UMy iat w a
city wm forwarded to Washington from I ,uloMt puillbw f vacancies caused
the headquarters of Major Oeneralj by enta ,lIld cni)ualtles to bring
Shafter a few duys ago. nunbor of pl.omi)t0ns re-
The document consists of nearly 100 j yj,
typewritten page, and contains the so- An( t'ur pa1y (f engltm.n witVvc
verest kind of crltlolsm of the methods , 8RlM on Mondfty t0
employed by oftloers In charge of the r th tUrvey, Mng nmJo un.
Hlrk soldier who returned from the m j,,,,, of lno Mmhm canal
Philippines on tho transport Tartar conmlllun. Xhls p,irty wm go to the
and Newport on October 10. MUnm of Purlon and bo In charge of
Upon Major Hatter, the surgeon of,JamM R M,lX)VCll, jt Wlll consist of
the Twentieth Kansas volunteers, who ftnd w tnl, from NbrfcU on
came back on tho Tartar, the heaviest
Sensational Disclosures forwarded to
Washington Which May Lend to Kc
form In Transport Service.
aminer says, the moat sensational re-
oonsure l laid. Colonel Metealf of the
same regiment, who commanded the
troopship, CJenoral Funston belngx only
a passenger, la Indirectly referred to,
. Many othor oflloors are given a hard
measure of criticism, but their names
are being withhold until the war de
partment sees fit to make known the
detail of tho report.
The board of Inquiry, which has so
severely arraigned the transport ser
vice, wns appointed by General Shatter
two weeks ago at tho suggestion of Col
onel Alfred Olrard, chief surgeon In the
general hospital at tho Trosldlo, Col
onel Olrard's desire for an Investigation
was occasioned by the deplorable con
dition In which he found the slok men
from tho transports Tartar and New
port. 5
There were about id of them, and
nearly all ot them were suffering from
dvsentcry. Throe men who came on
the Scorpion.
these transports died a few days after 1 boundary. It was read last night be-
Cnnlie.No I'roof or I'rctcnsc Tlmt
Great llrltnin Ever Occupied
Cliilmcd Territory. ''
WASHINGTON, Nov, 4. Ex-Secretary
John W. Foster, a member of the
Joint high commission to settle differ
ences between tho United States and
Cnnada. has prepared a summary of
this government's case on the Alaska
ore the American Geographical Sod
Mi. Fouler reviews the history of the
negotiations between Russia and Great
I'rllaln and showed that the British
only sought to prevent the extension of
the liUMlun claim eastward of the
Pocky mountains. The British govern
ment was then prepared to accept a
boundary line a hundred miles from the
coast ot the mainland. Great Britain
afterward succeeded In reducing this
strip to a width of ten marine leagues.
ItUHsIa permitted a 10-yeiur license to
fish and hunt In the estuaries, but de
clined to make It permanent.
That license was terminated at the
end of th period, and Mr. Foster says
Is Itself Inconsistent with any Interpre
tation of the treaty other than the com
plete sovereignty of Russia all over not
only the strip of mainland, but all the
buys ond Inlets.
Mr. Foster showed that In 1S39 the
Hudson Fiiy Company leased from the
KiiKslan government the very strip In
uuettlon, as shown by the Russian
maps, and In 1S.17 a parliamentary com
mittee, examining the head of the com
pany, brought out the fact thata Rus
sian sovereljjnty extended 30 nautical
miles Inland, following the Indentations
of the const. In 1878,' he continued, a
provisional boundary was esftablnlshed
by the I'nlted States at the crossing of
the Stlckeen river which follows the
present American contention, ana in
1S76, a criminal being tried and con
victed, was released by Canadian courts
because his offense was committed "In
American territory."
Mr. Foster quitted the British Secre
tary Canning In his Instructions to the
Duke of Wellington, wherein he says:
"Enlightened statesmen, and Jurists
have long hold as Insignificant all titles
of territory that are not founded on ac
tuul occupation, and that title is, In the
opinion of tho most esteemed writers on
public law to be established by prac
tical use."
With this as a basis, Mr. Foster made
the following presentation of the Amer
ican position regarding the boundary:
"There Is ni cl.ilm or pretense thnt
the Prltlsh authorities or subjects ever
occupied nny of tho territory now In
dlopute except under the lease cited, or
ever exercised or attempted to exercise
any nets of sovereignty over the strip
or waters Inclosed by It.
"First, sooa after the treaty of 1S25
the Russian government published a
map claiming a strip of territory and j ment of Alaska has exercised various
all the Interior waters of Om sea In
closed by It
"Second, the Russian-American com
nanv established forts and
posts within tho strip.
Third, by virtue of the lease cited,
which was a recognised assertion of Its
sovereignty, Russia temporarily trans
ferred these forts and jnsts to the Brit
ish company.
Fourth, at the termination of the ex
tended lease, It re-entered and took pos
and repeated acts of sovereignty over
the strip and Interior waters Inclosed
by It, and the writs of the t'nlted States
trading 1 courts have run throughout Its whole
"Fifteenth, under the territorial claim
of the United States and the protection
of the government, cltliens of the Uni
ted States have entered and occupied
the strip, built cities and towns andi
established Industrial enterprises there.
"All the foregoing acts have taken
y..Min ami remained In possession tilt place without a single protest or com
the cession of Alaska to the United plaint on the part of the British or
stRteSi j Canadian governments, except that
"Fifth, It received the allegiance of some friction has occurred between the
the native Indians Inhabiting the strip 'customs outposts as to the exact de-
and exercised supervision over them. I barkation of the eastern line of the
Sixth, Immediately after the cesalon strip."
In 18H7, the department of state of the
Wall Paper and
Room Mouldings
, Gypsine, Paints, Oils, ,
Varnishes, etc.
Plain and Decorative, Paper
House and Fresco Painters, Etc.
343 Washington St., Portland, Ore.
Telephone Red 1955.
United States likewise caused a map
to lie published setting forth the bound-1
arles of Alaska In accordance with the
treaty of 1S23. and the same claim as t
the strip was thereon made, as by Rus
sia In its man of 1S27. minn thu iraiitfur tt Xifien. tuliin till Of dee nArt In iH)litlcs. lie
a portion of the United States army was ! has seldom voted, or bn in a position
in v nicn ne couiu nur u'. -
St. Louis Globe-Democrat.
The assertion of a democratic paper
that Schley Is probably a republican is.
of course, reasonably sure to be correct.
Like all other naval omeors, Sehlty has
dispatched to occupy the territory, nd
v..,.x. h ta a. republican now
a detachment was stationed tor some even lf he neyer was om? before, very
time on this strip of tho mainland. i nearly everybody who has won any rep-
..irii,.h .i th o.i.m 1 million In the war against Spain or
flees and post routes have been ertab-' Agulnahlo
... I publican ticket now. Even Joe neeier,
lished and maintained at various points gom& rf dtMnoorac papers are
on the strip. . ' beginning to Intimate, leans toward the
"Ninth, custom houses have likewise republicans. It will be hard for the
been established and duties collected democrats to find any man Sed
prominently in me army v
therein. ' . j . v.,,. ., -miUi sub-
I pasi year uuu "
Tenth, government and mission Jl,.,0,1. i.vaa t the Present
l'U3 lUUllllW.,i"v . "
schools have been maintained, anil no- ume. There Is no copperheautsin among
tably so fur nearly 20 years at the head
of Lynn canal.
"Eleventh, the revenue vessels of the
United States have continuously since
the date'of the cession patrolled the In
terior waiters surrounded by the' strip to
enforce the revenuo and other laws of
the United States.
"Twelfth, the naval and revenue ves
sels of the United States have for the
same period exercised acts of sover-
dgnty over the Indian tribes Inhabiting
tho strip, ond especially abouf the head
of Lynn canal, and th latter have
ielded unquestioned allegiance to tho
United States. ..
"Thirteenth, In :ho census of 1SS0 and
1SW all the Indian tribes Inhabiting the
strip were Included In the population of
the- United States, and so published
lp the ofllclal reports.
"Fourteenth, the territorial govern-J
it i c.m1. ion.1 unit sea fighters of
Teach self-de.ilal, and make its prac
tice pleasurable, and you create for the
world a destiny more sublime than ever
Issued from the brain' ot the wildest
Take Laxatlve,Bromo Quinine Tablets.
All druggists refur.d the money lf it
falls to cure. E. W. Grove's signature
Fins work at Popular Prices.
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