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A8T01UA. OREGON, TUUUSDAY, N0VEMBE1.' 9. lMlltl,
THE LEGISLATURE OF
TOI'KKA. Kan., Nov. 8.-Rport
from y-Kt-lay'a election for county
oirirlu! in K annuo ahow republican
gain throtighout the state.
THE GLOOMY PERIOD
WILL SOON BE OYER
TWO STATES IN DOUBT
The Eclipse Hardware Co.
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linn Removed to itn NeVQiiiirtHH next
li tho Columbia Electrical it Repair Co.,
three (Iimiih form the old Htand, whoro they
will continuo to carry the llnent ntock of
htovw In Astoria.
- - BOND STREET.
Yesterday we received notle from the imblLWs of the
Wkkkrn Kuition or tub Ewmoiua IImtamnica, that
oalng lo tlx cuormou. iucreaae In the price of paper with
Id tli put fw weaks.they would shortly withdraw the sale
ol thir Eiii'viIohiIui at the pretest prion. Our contract
with the publlshera enable. 01 tu make tb Miue liberal of
fer a. beiftolora. Thirty larite rolotiiM of the Kuoycloi
dia, one guide to Hvateroatlo trading of the Encyclopedia,
One Upright Oak ilookraae anil Una Large Webatt-r's En
tyoloHHli fn of chargo. All the nbov will be delivered
npou the mall payment of
lUtlanoe in itnall mouthlv payment. Call and look into
GRIFFIN & REED.
Here Is a List
Of HlgH Oracle (lood. at
Fancy Creamery Butter in Kegs and Kolls.
Strictly Fresh r.ggs.
New Crop Maple Syrup.
Buckwheat and Gridle Cake Flour.
Packard A Smith's Fancy Italian Prunes;
New Crop Nubt, Figs, Mince Moat.
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The Silverfleld Fur Manufacturing Co.,
Morrlaioii Hi., rortlnml. Ore.
To the LndlcH of Antorlni
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we are direct miuiiHiirtiircra, nihi you win eavn urn iiihiuumiuui
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pmially V urlor lnni. , li.W.00 up
UrmiMli'Um or Pur (MmirnU Into llir Luloiit ttlylr at very
Heml hir riliiimt1 catudiKUf, which wo will glaitly mail
Highest r'rlcc I'ald for Kaw Purs. : Yours Respectfully, ,
The Silverfleld Fur Manufacturing Co.
Largest and Best Equipped
Offices In the Northwest
Crown and Lridiio Work, 4.B0 per tooth, guaranteed,
ltest net Teeth. 83.00 fit ffimranteed.
Best Filliuija, Nki np, guaranteed.
All Work Ponltlvely Guaranteed
to Rive Perfect .Satisfaction
OR NO PAY.
Wn.l.lnntnn ftnilillnif flornor dlh mill Wuahinsrtou St..
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rlilu rioor, uouuin 11, id, t u, ui, us.
Phona Oreuon, Brown 40J. Columbia (69!
Both Parties Claim to Have a. Working Ma
jority in the Ohio Body.
A WIDE DIFFERENCE IN THE ESTIMATES
Democrats Probatly Have Both Branches in Kentucky tni Antl-
Coetcl Faction May Hold Balance of Power In
Case of & Contest.
Midnight disimtdius do not change the cbtimate in Ohio
of 60,000 plurality for Nasli, republican. There w a singu-
hirly wide dincrcpancv between the republican and demo-
ly wide dincrepancy between the repub
cratic (IcureHOiithc leL'Wature. Goebel still claims his elec- ,
; tion in Kentucky, but later returns only show an increased S
republican gain. The legislature is democratic, but the anti-
(ioebel membeni will pixibably act with republicans in case of
.V a a . .
g a gubernawnal conkt. js
LOflSVILLK, Ky., Nov. .-In vlrw
of the probability of oonteat over th
vote of gMvepnor thl BUUnru-nt mBilf
by rhalrmaj) Lotirf of Ow republican
aiute contral enmmlttoe tonlabt 1
nlllcant. Lons aold: "Tlio Ipjrutlature
la cloa. but 1 this!: re fc&vo lo both
hiur. From arnil-olT.cliil return
all the counUoa ticept 12 and careful
ultimate from thos. w have carried
the alate by J.0O0 plurality for Taylor."
In the event of a content It will come
brfote th l-filn.tur. No abatement
of the makeup of the Uirtala'ure haa
lnn riven, but it I probable a number
of membern xcUUmHl by the democratic
party aiv not del nin. If the
mrHiRlh of the "two rat pnrtloa la
nearly equal tie- nU-Oo'lHl dinnn-
crnta pmlmlily would hold the balance
of po t, thua furnlchlnu all the ele-
no-nta for a rpetltlon of the bitter con-t.-nt
f W" which r.ulte(l In th de-
f. at af ivackbtirn fpr the Unlt-Hi state
rtLACK HORN'S FlflCRES.
I'ltANKFORT, Ky., Nov. 8.-Chalr-
man Ttlackbum of the democratic alate
campaign committee at mldnlaht (rave
the following flgurea on the complexion
of the next lnlalatupu: Senate, dem-oi-nita
27, republlcana 11: houte demo
crat W. republlcana 45, with a chance
of 68 to 42.
FRANKFORT, Ky Nov. 8.-Senalor
(nwhel airlvwl here tonight. In a
ap"eoh he said:
'I b:lleve I "have boon elected. In
fact, I know I have. All I have to
miy la that If I have been elected as
I bellve I will be inaugrated In spltej of
IxHilHVllle and NiiabvtUe railroad bj1
Hut Returns In Kentucky Still Show
LOl'ISVILLE, Nov. 8. No matter
what result the face of returns of yea
terday'a election show, a contest Is very
likely to occur. Additional reiurna re
colved today and tonight continue to
show republican gains and baaing an
estimate upon the normal complexion
of preclnts at 111 unreported, Indicate a
plurality of six or eight thousand for
W. S; Taylor (republican for governor.)
Belated returns are mostly from moun
tain counties which are strongly re
The Goebel people cling to their claim
of a plurality of 5,000 In the state, those
figures being an estimate made by the
nominee himself tonight.
At the republican headquarters In
this city, Taylor'a plurality Is pluced at
A DEMOCRATIC ESTIMATE.
LOUISVILLE, Nov. 8. Returns re
evlved by the Courier Journal up to 1:30
a. m. give Goebel a plurality of 2070
A CONVEX VIEW.
CINCINNATI, Nov. 8. The follow
Ing I the Enqulr.T (democrat) estl
mate of the political composition of
the next learlalature tn Ohio: Senate
2fi democrat, 10 republicans, 2 popu
Hats: total 3?. House, 67 democrats, 40
republicans, S populists, total 100. This
gives the democrats In the general as
sembly a majority of ti votes on Joint
ballet, exclusive of the five popullata.
A CONCAVE VIEW.
CINCINNATI. Nov. 8. The republi
can ilEiires on the legislature are:
Houe, republican 81, democrats 43,
doubtful J. Senate, republicans 18, dem-oemta-ll.
NASH MAS FIFTY THOUSAND.
CINCINNATI. Nov. 8. Unofficial re
turns huvei Uvn received by the West
ern Union from all the countlea In Ohio
with a few scattering preclnts estimat
ed. The footings give Nash (republi
can) for governor, a plurality of 49,105.
RELIABLE OLD IOWA.
DE3 MOINES, Iowa. Nov. 8. Prac
tically complete (returns give Shaw
(republican for governor) 60,000 plural
ity and 4S.000 majority which Is the
largest In the history of the state on
the gubernatorial vote. The legislature
will stand: Senate 35 republicans, 15
democrats; house. 84 republicans, 17
democrats. This Vlll give a gain of 17
vole oin Joint ballot for the republi
cans. Biuh the Gear and Cummins
force claim a majority of the republi
can votes for the United States stinator-shtp.
THE NEBRASKA VOTE.
LINCOLN. Neb., Nov. 8. The com
plete returns coming In tonight do not
materially change early estimates of
the results of yesterday's election. The
fuslonlsts carry the state by 12,000, per
haps more. Tha democrats elected
William Neville to congress In the sixth
NEW YORK. Nov. 8. Returns re
ceived from up the state Increase the
republican assembly membership to 93
against 57 democrats, a republican gain
DEMOCRATIC MARYLAND. .
BALTIMORE, Nov. 8. Unofficial re
turns from every county In the state
show that the lenvicrats swept every
thing In yesterday's election. The dem
ocratlc majority will be 11.000. The
legislature Is overwhelmingly demo
FAVOR THE REPUBLICANS.
DENVER, Colo., Nov. 8. The re
sults of the county elections In Colo
rado are very much mixed, owing to
the various combinations formed, but
on the whole the republican appear
to haw made gains outside of this
(Arapahoe) county, where the demo
crats have majorities of 3,000 to 8,000,
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 8.-Jume
h. Chelan I elected mayor over Ho
ruoK Davla by a majority of 7,753.
M'KINLEY NOT GRIEVED.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 8.-Th presi
dent received a great many congratu
latory telegrams today. He expressed
himself .as well pleased with tha re
sult of the eleotlon In Ohio.
ABERDEEN, 8. D., Nov. g. Com
plte returns confirm last night's es
timates of a republican majority of
from seven to ten thousand for su
THE 8AM E TICKET.
Senator Depev Thinks the Rwults of
the Elections Will Make McKln.
ley and Bryan Candidates.
NEW YORK. Nov. 8-Senator De
pew, when asked for hla views on the
"I regard thla election as an en
dorsement of President McKlnley'a ad
ministration. "H proves that the American people
have absolute confidence In him. To
my mind, and I am not speaking Idly,
It settles the question, beyond doubt, of!
the next presidency. I believe It
means McKinly will
of the republican party and Bryan will
again secure the democratic nomlna
England Expects Brighter News From South
Africa When Bailer Starts.
THE CONFIDENCE IN WHITE RETURNING
Tbe Queen Expresses Her Belief in His Skill acl Conraf e-Rer
Letter to tbe General's Wife-All Ute Mews
Enconrajinj; to tbe Britisher.
LONDON, Nov. 9. To the eyes of military experts the
darkest page of the war is now being written. But even that
is illuminated with bright passages such as General White's
victorious sorties. If he can keep the British flag flying over
Ladysmith until he is relieved the campaign will turn a fresh
page, and with the advance of Sir Buller's force, the British
public is promised more cheerful wading.
This feeling of relief, inspired by recent good tidings, is
nevertheless tinged by a certain anxiety least General White
be tu nominee! !K should again make some fatal miscalculation involving the
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repetition 01 lue iciioisona uisusier. .
ARRESTED IN SOUTH DAKOTA
Said to Rave Killed a Farmer and His
Family la This State Twenty
four Years Ago.
who were killed at the battle of Talana
LONDON, Nov. 8. Concerning- Gen
eral White the queen does not have
anxiety and apparently is sanguine of
his ability to pull through successfully.
It Is assorted she has written to Lady
White expressing sympathy with her
husband in th trlala and dlfflcultle he
is now experiencing and assuring Lady
White of her own undiminished confi
dence In his generalship.
The most Interesting newa tonight is
a dispatch frjm Eat court announcing
the departure of a a'.rong force of
mounted troops and artillery , -r a
destination not given In the 'aivices.
Another message announces the arrival
Nov., 8. A special to thei at Estcourt and Pletermaritzburg.wltli-
in the last fe-.f days 3f reinforcements
Bee from L?ad, S. D., says:
Two detective! from Oregon today j from Durban and that 250 troops are
o min ror,,i jno At Mhnr 1 assembled ready for an advance to
who has lived for It years on Little' Colenso when the opportunity arrives.
Spearflsh cr.vk, northwest of this city.
His arrest Is for ani alleged triple
murder In Oregon 24 years ago.
McArthur was working for an Oregon
The latter dispatch throws light upon
the former and the force which left
Estccurt Monday has doubtless re-oc
cunled Colenso and possibly Is now
farmer. He got Into a dispute with ! advancing cautiously up the road to-
hls employer and shot him dead, alsc
killing the farmer's wife and five year
old boy. McArthur escaped and fled
to the Black Hills, where he has slnoe
The detective leave here tomorrow
with their prisoner for Oregon.
ENORMOUS BOER LOSS.
ESCOURT, Natal. Sunday, Nov. S.-Sub-Inspector
Petley of the Natal po
lice says his men alone, forming one of
FATAL RAILWAY ACCIDENT.
Fireman Killed and Brakeman Serious
ly Hurt on the 8. F. A N.
SPOKANE, Nov. 8.-A Sprtngdala
special to the Spokesman-Review saylt:
Brakeman Burt Smith was killed and .
Fireman John B. Connelly was fajtally
injured in a wreck on the Spokane
Falls & Northern roal, six mlU-s north
of here this afternoon. Connelly died
before the wrecking train arrived from
A freight train ran Into a cow and the
engine and two cars left tbe track. The
englner Jumped and 'escaped unhurt
Connelly was terribly crushed. Brake
man Smith was caught under the en-'
gine and both his hands and one foot
were burned off.
FIRE AT TOLEDO.
TOLEDO. Ore., Nov. 8. Last night
the general merchandise store of T. P.
Fish, the stock of millinery of Mrs.
Fish and Waugh's meat market were
destroyed by fire. Seven hundred
bushels of grain stored in the building
were also destroyed. Total loss, 84,000;
several burial parties, Interred 64 Boers no Insurance.
THEIH EXECUTION UNLIKELY, j
Death Sentence In the Ccurt-Martial!
Cases Awaiting the President's
Action Otis Recommends
WASHINGTON, Nov. S.-The fourj
caes of court-martial death sentences,
of soldiers In the Philippine which)
reached the war department yesterday j
from Manila are waiting transmission
to the secretary of war. The men under
sentence are Private Otto Conine, Cor
poral George Damphoffer and Private
Peter Bennett, all of company B, Six
teenth infantry, and Private William
E. Scarborough, of company B. Third
It is generally understood here that
in case the sentences are not com
muted by the president It Is more than
likely the attorneys for the convicted
men will end?avor by technical flaws
In the proceedings to prevent the Im
position of the extreme penaNy-
It Is understood also that General
Otis' approval of the sentence was
coupled with a recommendation for
FROM THE YUKON.
SEATTLE, Nov. 8. The steamer Cot
tage City arrived today with late Yu
kon news. Ex-Governor J. H. McGraw
of this state has bean appointed Unit
ed States court conimlsslowr at Cape
Nome. Warm weather is reported on
the Yukon and the river has cleared
of Ice egaln enabllrg several more
steamers to move. ,
Of Boys' Clothing is in
the wearing. Clothes
must be of best quali
ty to withstand the
healthy violence of
youngsters, or mother
will be kept . busy
mending and buying
The tougher the boy
He's the surest test we
we like to
See Our Superb Line cf Writer Novelty Suits g
$2.50, $3.50, $5.00 to $10.00
Bovs' double-breasted sniU at 83.00 to $9.00
Youths long trouser suits, $7.50 to $18.00
Overcoats, Reefers, Hats and Furnishings.
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Corner Fourth and Morrison Sts., PORTLAND, OREGON.