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TUN MORNING ASl'ORlAN, NtlNKNiA., NOYKMHKU 8, 1800
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It is this: We have
Heallv these roods must be
.5 leading houses ol iew York Uty.
During the past lew days we nave iaijea exclusively uu nun & uu uvyo wummB, uuu un vMvyuvuuuy uuo wuo vi
Overcoats which were placed at prices that drew even the attention and presence of Portlanders to give them a trial ;
and all who purchased are mightily proud of the bargains they realized.
Ml We Have Something Else to Say
i - wfr o rinh onrt varied assortment of Underwear and Neckwear that in comparison is fully as reasonable to buy ae the Olothing.
be leen to"epreciated: Th2?!!eU2riS3?naia and design. and arc identically .he same d .1 pc will be fomd on Sale ik. moment m &
. - UNDERWEAR
Read the price we are now making on Swift's goods. As
is well known, Mr. Swift is recognized the country over as the
most conscientious manufacturer in this line to be found any
wh.re. SWIFT'S CONDE WOOL-RIBBED UNDER
WEAR, $1.50 per suit. Always heretofore they have been
more than cheap at $2.00.
Hire is a lino of Camel's (lair and National Wool Un
derwear at 50 t otiLs per garment. They are exet llont fiT the
price asked ami are sure to please the purchaser. Many of
our best people sided them by rca-on of the soft cluiraeter of
While insjiei tiiig this department, ftk ulno to h-o I)t R
T-R These are what are known as KibtVI Wool Shirt ami
Drawers. We have decided for a few day only to sell them
at $2.00 a suit. This is a remarkably low figure, if you ore
posted as to values in this direction.
And now we are making a still further cut on the justly celebrated Lu
zerne Underwear. Think fit! Only $2.50 a suit We have just been
selling it at $3.00, but we want the bulk of Astoria's trade and we propose
t : v,. v.i tVii'o nn'w nnr the poods aiivwhere on earth.
W Vi lb. 1VU KIUIIU s.on 1 " - .
This Week, Wright's IIoalth-Fleeced Underwear, ?-.'.0 per suit. All who
wear underwear will understand that this is an amazingly cheap price for
Wright's noted make, They are unexcelled for winter on account of be
ing fleece-lined on the inside.
In the same connection we have the Famous Arabian Fleece Underwear.
We are also cutting it for the time being to $2.50 per suit.
hlPtC Attcntiou a11 ! Fancy Bosom and Colored Bxly
Oil 1 1 lO Shirts with one pair of cuffs $1.00. Certainly
after examining the quality you won't believe it, but it is the
truth. We are going to sell these very same shirts this week
at the above figure.
HltC A man who is strictly up-to-date in style wears a
11(1 lo derby hat. We carry two lines, one at $.1.00 and
one at $4.00. They have just been received from tho factory
and are Latest Fall Shapes. This is a good time to tender
our thanks for th splendid trade in hats we have enjoyed.
A nobby tlo make any man look respeetsble. It lie
wears H handsome lie I'ortlund mrrvlisiil cu
wulk the ilirrli here mill lint be imupril on. We
hitve Uauiiful VMrtcty just in from Knot. Inclii.led In il Is the swell
Kufn Wntrruoiwo Nevkwear. Mr, W aterlnnise insiiufaotiirrs the tlnest
Utie of tie in the United States, nii.l the pattern aro innumerable. Aik
to our Imperials, Trrk, r'niir-in-IUml, I'nuN un l HUhM ami Hand
Howl. Prices ratine from upwnril.
4QO Cornt-nercial Street, Astoria, Oregon,
NEW SCHEDULE OF
The Transcontinental Lines Will
Have a Meeting Seon.
GENERAL FREIGHT ADVANCES
Kith Present Toanage Oriental Lines
Say They Will Be Unable to Handle
Much Freight at Present Rates.
The great transcontinental lines will
have a meting of traffic officials In St.
Paul in the near future, when a new
schedule of rates from St. Paul to Seat
tie, Tacoma, Portland and the ports in
the Orient will be promulgated. 'As
yet th-J date has not been definitely an
nounced, DUt will ronow anuniy uner - -
the return of Prudent Hi.! from New b red
a more rapid movement of freight.
The railroads say that notwithstand
ing the fact that all annual reports for
the past fiscal year show an Increased
earning In all departments It is due
solely to the volume of business hand-j
led and not to the low rates that wen1
first Inaugurated during the financial
depression of 1893 and 1894. These
times they maintain, are now past and
the general Impression Is that railroads
Bhould share in the benefits. On many
of the commodities .such as grain,
grain products, lumber, canned goods
and other products of the soil, the rat's.
It Is said, will probably be advanced to
a point corresponding to that reached
about ten years ago. But not all wl!l
go that high. The basis on which the
advance will be made will, It is stated,
be on as average increase of II per cent
The Eastern and Southern lines have
already taken the initial step on grain
for export from Atlantic points on a
basis of 22 cents, which Is an advance
from the quoted rates based on 20rents
which have prevaiiea tor ine mi
years. Prior to that time the rat'
were based on 25 cents.
The Oriental lines here and at other
coast points are at this time expecting
lares shipments of cotton to Japan and
China ports. Their capacity for heavy f
NEED OF PACIFIC
OUR TTADE IX THE ORIENT
American Capital Must Provide Ton
nage For the Pcvcluprmnt of the
York. This Is the same meeting that
was called ana postponed some three
weeks ago, and is the result of a pro
test on the part of the Oriental Steam
Ship lines, both Canadian and Ameri
can, against the present percentage of
west-bound rates they are allowed for
the ocean haul.
The meeting will be an all Important
one to the Coast, as the traffic manag
ers will not alone consider an advance
on west-bound rates, but on good au
thority it Is learned that east-bound
rates wil also be sent up a notch. It Is
expected that all lines of merchandise
Will be raised, but just how much no
one is able to prognosticate. The pres
ent shortage of cars, the increasing
rather than the diminishing traffic and
the prospect of a large business for
many months to come is taken by the
roads us an excuse, for participating
In the general prosperity of the coun
try. All transcontinental linen have
recently had representatives over their
various divisions, and it Is said an
agreement to advance has practically
been rimue. so ihat there is very little
likelihood of the plan falling through.
In considering the advance an effort,
It Is said, will be made to get back to
the rates formerly prevailing. The
movement will be a gradual one be
cause shippers would probably not be
willing to stand any radical iucreaK'-.
Nevertheless it is conceded that so far
as the Coast points are concerned
shippers would be willing to stand a
moderate advance owing to the pre
vailing conditions regarding freight
shipments In the grain and lumber
llstrlctg and particularly if it meant
the pressure of vessels for transport
wrvice and all agree that in order to
make the lines pay they must receive
a greater per cent of the rates from
shipping points. The Northern Pacific
alone has been able to keep up Its ton
nage by the leasing of other vessels
but now no more large ships, suitable
for the trade, can be procured and the
fr'st must be made by all ocean lines
of what tonnage they have. With the
present tonnage the Oriental lines say
that they will be unable to handle
much heavy freight at the prevailing
rates, as their capacity Is almost taken
up. With an Increase in rates, how
ever, smaller vessels could be put on
temporarily and the b isinens k'-pt up
A SHARP RETORT.
From London Answers. I
A well known dfan of Norwich tells I
the following good story against him-1
Some few weeks agj he tame to a i
utile In a field which was or-iipld by j
a farm lad, who was eating his broad ;
anVi bacon lun-jheon. I
The boy made no attempt to allow his '
reverence to pass, so was duly lectured '
for his lifck of manners. )
"You seem, my lad, to be better fed
than taught." !
"Verv likely." answered the lad, slic
ing off a piece of bacon, "for ye teach
es Oi, but Oi feeds meself."
If you will always remember that,
whatever you are doing, God stands by
a.i d. witness, you will never err In all
The Washington correspondent of a
New York paper claims to have Infor
nation to the effect that European
powers Interested In the trade of China
will soon ask this govenrmemt to select
a "zone influence" and a port In that
The occasion for this request Is as
Bumd to be the fact that, with the
United States occupying a base In the
Philippines and holding Honolulu,
Guam and Manila as Intermediary de
pot', the trade of China and Japan
will naturally tend toward un rru.ii-
claco, no matter from what port or
"zone of influence" It started. In view
of our commanding portion at the
gateway to the Orient the European
powers will naturally be desirous that
the United S'-ates shall confine Its com
merce to a definite sphere rather than
to become a dangerous competitor In
all the open ports.
If any request of this nature Is for
mulated by the European powers It is
pafe to say that It will meet with n
prompt disclaimer on the part of this
government of any Intention to ncqulre
or control a particular "zone" of com
mercial activity In China. The United
Slates cou'l not afford to be commit
ted In this nay to any partition of the
Chinese empire. Such a policy could
not be Justified by our government on
the score of commercial necessity.
Without any base of operations in the
Pacific, anil with no Am'-rlean lines
of merchantmen from San Francisco,
we have built up an export trade with
China which In 18M amount"d to $10,
OM.OCO. The monthly summary of com
merce and finance for September Is
sued by the treasury department shows
that our exports to China for the first
nine months of this year amounted to
$11,314,641, from which It is -safe to pre
dict that the total sales i t Am'-rlean
goods In Chino for the year 1899 will
not fall below $13,000,000.
The only Chinese "zone" that will pat
isfy the United States is the Chinese
empire. The United States Is in a po
sition to demand an enforcement of
the "open door" policy in all the ports
of China for the entry of Us products.
What we want Is not "zones of Influ
ence" in China, but American steam
ship lines from Son Francisco to tho
Philippines and the Orient. We have
already demonstrated th it we can build
the best battleships in the world. If
we can build such we. fighters aa the
Iowa and the Oregon we can cunstruct
eoually goul men hvvt vetm-ls. In a
rerent trip ti the Pacific coast the edi
tor of th Times-Herald found that
San Franejsco men hauts .unl export
ers had order for thousands of dollars'
worth of goods for shipment to the
Philippines and the Orient which they
could not fill promitly becaue then'
v.er no ships to carry 'he goods.
With such vast trade opportunities
opening up for Pacific coast cities, In
the Phil" 'mines and the Orient It can
U: but a question of a short time be
fore American capital will provide
American steamship lines from the Pa
cific with od"uate tonnage for Its development.
We kno- if only one book store In
Portland where so complete a line of
novels can be obtained, on all the radi
cal subjects of the day undr discussion
nn can be seen at Jones' Hook Store,
291 Alder strwt.
Fresh cracked crabs at th National
Hire's root b-er at the Spa enndy
Iturbank potatoes, Jl a sack, at Pat'
Jeff's Is "the only"
Money Is properly only a medium of
exchange for labor, and has no moral
right or claim to Increase, except pass
ing directly through some form of labor.
"On the inV.ant when
a lion shows his tem
per " said a famous lion
Umer "cut him quickly
ovtr the face. Don't
wait until he spring at
you." This is equally
good advice fur treat-
You never Know what form of blood
polunn will follow constipation. Keep
the liver clenn by using lX-Wltt's Lit-
tie Karly Risers and you will avirfj ,
trouble. They are famous little pills
fer rnnstlpntlon and llvwr and bowel
troubles. For role by wiahlkb uuii-EltH.
Cl c rlutniKs r loyfulums Is the at
noiiphere under which all things thrive.
It will nut be a surprise to any who
are at nil familiar with the good quali
ties of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy to
know that people everywhere take
pleasure In relating their experience In
the us of that splendid meOlelne and
In telling of Die hem-nt they have re
ceived from It, of bad colds It has
cured, of threatened alt nek" of prwti-
inonlu It has averted and of the children
It has saved from attacks of croup and
h oping rough. It I a grand, good
medicine. For sale by diss. Roger.
J. r. Bridges. Editor "Democrat," j
Ijmcaster. N. II.. says: "One Minute
Cough Cure Is the best remedy for
crouo I ever used." Immediately re- j
lleve's and cures coughs, colds, croup,
usMiniu, pneumonia, bronchitis, grlpi
and all throat anl lung troubles. It;
prevents consumption. For salo by,
The Ideal life, the life of full com
pletion, liaunts us nil. We feel the thing
w cught to be iH-ailng tieneuth the
thing we are,
hig the lion of disease. Many an attack of
dangerous illness would be headed off if at
the first premonitory symptoms the victim
would strike quickly.
Those severe coukiis, bronchial affections
and wasting diseases which merge into
consumption would never get their sav.we
teeth into the constitution if their earlv
signs were headed off by Ijt. Pierce's Gold
en Medical Discovery. It provides such an
abundance of rich nourinhing blood that
tuberculosis germs have no chance to get
any lodgment in the lung. It clears the
skin and purges all the impurities from
every organ. It invigorates the liver to
expel all hilioui pnivms from the circula
tion. It cretc3 healthy liue, vitalized
nerve fiber and gives solid sttength.
" I hnve thought for s long time," writes Mr.
Row Hetty, of Lorkville. Chnlham Co., N, C,
thai I would not 'loyou justice if I did not
write a nd t II von h'iw I w cured of Hint dread,
ful i:H!.e call"! coiKiimption. by usiiiK IJr.
Picrcen (,oldrn MrK.-al Kiwovery. I had meas
les and pneumonia both at the sme time, and
cume near dying, nnd ns soon as I was able to o
out I was taken wkh soip, nd then followed
consumption. My physician did all he could for
my rrli'-f hut I reeeiswl none. I tried every
thing tkat I could hear of Ihat was good for a
couiin but grew worse and would have died soon
had I not commenced uaing thelolden Mrili
ml Discover' I felt improved before the first
bottle was finished. I took tl bottle, nd after
Ihat I felt better and strong! than In ten years
before. That was sis' years a;o. and to-lny d
not feet inysymptomsof a return of the disease.
I remain cured, and I think I am th cause of a
friend bein cured by using the same medicine.
He was afthrtrd ns I was. and after every thing
failed to cure him he took Dr. Merce's ColUeB
Medical Discovery aud was cured."
Dtst 15-cent meal, Rising Sun Restau
rant, 612 Commercial street.
Chill con carne and frljolles at Lee
Herring's National Cafe every day.
Until further notice the Astoria
creamery will pay Uy, cents for butter
Cold lunch, pickled pigs' feet, oys
ters, shuep's tongue, ate, at the Na
Do you know Snodgrass makes
Stamp Photos? Call and see them,
They are all the go.
Cream Pure Rye. America's finest
whiskey. The only pure goods; guaran
teed rich and mellow. John L. Carlson,
Buy Roslyn coal; the best coal for
heating and cooking purposes on the I
market. Oeorge W, Sanborn, Agent.
Boquet do Cuba and Key West Gems
are the finest S-cent cigars that ever
came to this market. Henry Roe, op
Visitors from Portland and elsewhere
will find the pleasantest rooms In As
toria at the Bay City house, 179 Tenth
street, Mrs. E. S. Andrews, proprietress.
j Ke-lley's transfer wagons deliver box
wood to any part of the city on short
notice. All orders left at Zapf's fur
niture store, 1.10 Commercial street, will
receive prompt attention. Telephone i
Whatever you dislike In another per- J
son take care to correct In yourself by i
the. gentle reproof-
Oeo. Noland. Rockland, 0 says "My
wife had piles forty years. DeWltt's
Witch Horel Salve cured her. It- Is
the best salve In America." It heals
everything and cures all skin diseases.
For Sale by CHARLKH ROOER8, i
The power of fortune Is conferred only
by the miserable; tlx' happy Impute all
their success to prudence and merit.
USED BY BRITISH SOI,r!F.RS IS
Copt. C. 01. IVnnlson Is well known all
over Africa as the commander of the
fortes that captur-d tho famous rebel
(inllshe. Under dnte of Nov. 4. 1SU7,
fioin Vryburg, fleehuanalond, he
writes: "Before starting on the last
campaign I bought a quantity of Cham
berlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea
Remedy, which I used nyself when
troubled with bowel complaint, and had
given to my men, and In every ense It
prjved most beneficial." For sale by
"I wouldn't bo without DeWltt's
Witch Hazel Salvo for any considera
tion," writes Thos. H. Rhodes, Centor
field. O, Infallible for plies, cuts,
burns and skin diseases. Beware of
oouruterfelts. For sale by CHARLES
I see that time dlvld'il Is never long,
and that regularity abridges nil things.
! The following reduced rates are In
I effect via the O. R, & N. between Asto-
Portland and Intermediate points
along the river: Fare, 25 cents; section,
25 cents; lower or upper berth, 60 cents
each; stateroom, 75 cents.
flo to the Columbia Electric and Re
pair Company for nil kinds of new and
repair work, from a rnmbrtc needle to
a bleycle, holler or engine. Quick work
and satinfactlon guaranteed. Logging
machinery of all kinds a specialty.
Shop opposite Ross, Hlgglns & Co,
Troubles spring from Idleness, and
grievous tolls from needless ease.
Dr. W. Wlxon, Italy Hill, N. T.,ays:
"T heartily recommend One Minute
Cough Cure. It gave my wife Immedi
ate relief In suffocating asthma."
Pleasant to take. Never falls to aulek-
ly cure all coughs, colds, throat andi
Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-
control, these three lead life to sover- .
Dr. II. H. Haden, Summit, Ala., says,
"I think Kndol Dyspepsia Cure Is a
splendid medicine. I prescribe It, and
my confidence In It grows with contin
ued use." It digests what you eat and
quickly cures dyspepsia and Indigestion.
For sale by CHARLES ROCIERS.
There Is always hope In a man that
actually find eiirneslly works. In Idle
ness alone there Is perpetual despair.
"I had dyspepsia fifty-seven years
and never found permanent relief until
I used Kodol dyspepsia Cure. Now I
am well and feel like a new man,"
writes S. J. Fleming, Murray, Neb. It Is
tho best dlgestant known. Cures all
forms of Indlgwtlon. Physicians every
where prescribe It. For sale by C1IAS.
Time Is, Indeed, the theater (ind sent
of Illusion; nothing Is ductile and
elastic. The mind stretches tin hour
to a century, and dwarfs an age to an
LaOrlppc, with Its after effects, an
nually destroys thousands of people.
It may be qulenly cured by One Min
ute Cough Cure, the only remedy
that produces Immediate results In
coufths, colds, oroup, bronchitis, pneu
monia and throat and lung troubles,
it will prevent consumption. For sale
by CHARLES ROGERS.
CHAMBERLAIN'S PAIN BALM
CURES OTII'CRS. WHY NOT
My wife has been using Chamber
Iain's Pain Balm Balm, with good re
sults, for a lame shoulder that has
pained her rontlnualy for nine years.
We have tried all kinds of medicines
and doctors without receiving any ben
efit from any of them. One day we saw
an advertisement of this m-'dlelne and
thought of trying It, which we did, with
the best of satisfaction. She has used
only one bottle and her shoulder Is al
most well. Adolph L. dlllett, Man
chester, N. H. For sale by Chns. Rog
ers. Great men begin tniterprlwe because
they think them great, and fools, be
cause they think them easy.
DEAFNESS CANNOT BE CURED
By local application, in they cannot
reach the diseased portion of the ear.
There Is only one way to cure deafness,
and thnt li by constitutional remedies.
Deafness Is caused by an Inflamed con
dition of the mucous lining of the Eus
tnchlnn Tul. When this tube Is In
flamed you have a rumbling sound or
Imperfect hearing, and when It Is en
tirely closed, deafness is the result, and
unlexs tho Inflammation can be taken
out and this tulte restored to Its nor
mnl condition, hearing will bo destroyed
forever; nine casi out of ten are
enuscd by catarrh, which In nothing
but nn Inflamed condition of the mucous
We will give One Hundred Dollars for
any case of Deafness (caused by ca
tarrh) that cannot be cured by Hall's
Catnrrh Cure. 8nd for circulars; free.
F. J. CHENEY ft CO., Toledo, O.
Sold by druggists, 26o.
Hall's Family Pills are the best