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ASTOUIA. OKKGON. FH1DA , UECKM15EH 21, 1900.
WE ARE SELLING AGENTS
IN ASTORIA FOR
BRIDGE, Superior Stool Ranges I
BEACH Sylph Hoator
tt CO.'h Olio Heator
COLE Hot Blast Heator for Coal
MPO. Dome Top Hoater for Wood
CO.'b Russia Iron Hoator lor Wood
Wo aIho innnufacturo a Kiihmh Iron Queen Heater
for Wooil. TIu'ho conipriHc tlio lent lino ofbtovw in
tho ntnto. Wo M'H no wcond-eliiKs stovt. An in
mection of our lino of stoves will pay you.
ECLIPSE HARDWARE CO.
. . .CHRISTMAS PRESENTS. . .
To unit everybody, oM uwl young, tip, anl littlo.
Our ntock never was m compli'to or prices o
reasonable. Btoks in all styles of bindings.
AlbT.nS, MULES AM) I'KAYKK U00KS, WATERMAN ? i'Ol'X
TAIX 1'EXS, CELLILOIU NOVELTIES, IJOHEMIAX WAKE,
LEATHl'K GOODS, MLVEK NOVELTIES, COLD I'ENS AM)
HOLDEKS. I'lCTlKES, ETC., AND THOUSANDS 01' OTHEK
INEXPENSIVE GIFTS. . .
Ak to my Baby Gooso and Mr. Bunny and bis
book, tho two leading juveniles of tho year.
GRIFFIN & REED
WE ARE READY
With a Huge Stock of Good Things
Extra Fine Xmas Beef, Turkey,
Geese, Chickens, etc. Candles, Fruits
and Nuts of All Varieties, Plum Pud
ding:, etc,, etc ,
ROSS, HIGGINS & CO.
PRIME... XI lDICVQ
EASTERN I UiIC IO
Foard 6t Stokes Co.
A LONG RO W
W. J. Scully,
431 BOND STREET,
Betwcea Math and Tenth Streets
Of our now and up-to-dato Air
tight Heaters aro still on hand.
"Wo figured on considerable cold
weather and purchased an un
usual Quantity; but tho weather
has moderated, consequently sales
have boon slow. We are over
stocked and must have tho room.
From now on these splendid heat
ing stoves will be sold at a reduc
tion of 20 per cent FOR CASH.
Insurance eel Shl&ping.
Custom Houit Broker.
Ateut W, F. AOo., ut PaelCe Essreu Co'i.
CUDAIIY PAID THE
Gave Them $25,000 for Return
ing Mis Son.
TWO MEN HAD BOY CHAINED
Mr. Cudahy Took ! Monty to a Spot Dei
Ifaaicd aad the Bo w Tbri
Snl Hoof li lltclt l's
OMAHA, Neb., Dec. 20.-The B-c, In
an extra edition. ayi $25,000 In gold
was the price paid by E. A. Cuduhy,
Hi mllllonalr packer, for the return
of hi son. I'M ward Cudahy. jr.. who
ai abducted by a gang of kidnappers
Jut Tuesduy nltjht, Yesterday about
twin and several hour aftT the let-
rr hud been left In the; front yurd of
li Cuduhy residence, another missive
waa delivered to Xlr. Cuduhy at hi
residence, it came through the mall
and contained a proposition to return
the boy, af and unharmed, provide!
the turn of 1:5,000 was puld that night.
The money was secured by a trusted
ni'im-iia-r. who wa aworn to secrecy
and wo brought to the Cuduhy resi
dence. It wu all In fold. After dinner
Mr. Cuduhy had one of hla horses
harnessed to a llirht bugiry. and taking
the monry In It with hlrn left for the
In the meantime the captor of the
by hud seen the buggy coming; up the
road and at aoon aa the buggy had
dlniM-arPd again In the llrectlon from
which It had come, they visited the apot,
took away the money Bnd prepared to
keep faith with the futher of the boy.
The lud waa bundled Into a hack and
set down clot by hla falher'i hou
about 1 o'clock thla morning.
The boy says that he waa seised on
the atreet by two men. who told him
he waa a fugitive from the reform
school, and that they were deputy sher
iff from another county. They placed
him In a cloned carriiiKe and threw a
lby shirt over his head, with which
they KUKKfd j,jm They took him. ac
cording to his best Judgment, to a lone
ly cottHKe westl)f South Omaha, where
he was chained to the floor and there
kept a prisoner until put In a hack and
returned to hla home this morning;. At
the cottnge he was mmrded by two
men and provided with sufficient food.
called up '.he residence by telephone.
Mr. Cuduhy refused to anawer all
'luestlon and would only y that her
ton wa tare and wll.
"I will not talk about It tonlht,"
she declared poHltlvty. "All that I can
ay now Is that he was abducted."
Tha rrowt Important light thrown up
on the Cuduhy dlrapparance, after the
anonyrw.u note, was found when W.
S. Olynn, who runs a livery atab'e, stat
ed that a mon had come to his barn
Wednesday forenoon and asked to use
the telephone. Frjink Olynn, a in of
the proprietor, was In charge of the
office at the time and readily av hit
consent. The stranger without taking
the trouble to look up the number In the
telephone book caJh'd for Edward Cud-
ahy's house. The Cudahy telephone
was busy at the time and he hung up
the ear trumpeter and stepped outside
'lie door and looked up and down the
slret as If watching for sonr! one. In
moment or two he returned and again
called up Cudnhy's house. This time he
wjs successful, and ho jald:
Have you looked In the front yard
for a letter." The answer evidently
waa "no." for he add l: "Do so at once
and you will find one."
He then hung up the phone and
tt'pped outside, mounted a pony he
had come on and rodv rapidly west In
As soon as the man had finish d I
talking, Officer Dempsey called up Olynn
and axked that the men at the stable
keep watch of th? direction the strang?r
had taken. In Ave minute Dempsey
and Officer Jorgenwn arrived at the
barn, but the n.an who telephoned had
I hey ure In the Cudahy house when
the man telephoned about the letter.
INVASION OF CAPE
Boers Are Reported io Have 0c
cupied Another Town.
BATTLE NEAR KRUGERSDORP
STOUY OF THE ABDUCTION.
CHICAGO. Dec. 10. A special to the
Tribune from Omaha anya:
When a call waa made at the Cudahy
rcildencc at S o'clock by the represen
tative of the Tribune, It waa stated
that Mr. Cudahy hod retired and could
not be seen,
The manager of the packing house,
how-ever. told the following story:
"The boy waa abducted shortly be
fore 8 o'clock on Tuesday night and,
as we now learn, wa taken out Into
the country Ave mllea west of South
Omaha and waa secured by the abduc
tors, who blindfolded him and kept him
In that condition until he returned home
thla morning. He was at once convey
ed Into the country and placed in a
vacant house far wmovod from any
other habitation and. thus Incarcerated,
he waa guarded there all night and all
of the succeeding 'day by part of the
gang while other members were In
Omaha endeavoring to secure a settle
ment with Mr. Cudahy.
"Ai to the nature of the gettlement.
whether any jnoney wa paid or not,
must decline to state."
When It became known that the boy
waa aafe at home, a number of friend
PARENTS REFUSE TO TALK.
CHICAGO, Dec. 10. A special to the
Chronicle from Omaha. Neb., says:
Mr. Cudahy.. when asked about the
aafe return of her aon. refused to an
swer all questions and would only say
that her aon waa safe and well.
"We are In no shape to talk tonight,
aald Mr. Cudnhy. "Neither Is the boy.
He can tell his story In the morning
just well. He was abducted all right. I
Just aa well. He waa abducted all right
taken. He waa returned to th house
late tonight by the men who took him
away. They brought him to the gate
and left him there. The reward will be
paid. Further than that I positively
decline to speak. Nothing beyond that
will be given out now."
Cuban Superintendent of Schools Woul
Drive Out the Anglo-Saxons.
NEW YORK. Dec. 20.-A dispatch to
the World from Havana says:
Prof. Frye. the superintendent of pub
lie schools In Cuba, has Just Issued over
his official signature and through the
Spanish newspaper, Dlario de la Ma
rlna, a sensational "proclamation" to
the Cuban people.
He speaks In derogatory terms of the
government and of Intervention In gen
eral hy the Anglo-Saxon race. He urg
es that all words offensive to Spain be
blotted out of Cuban hymns and that
others he aubstituted which would be
calculated to Inspire the natives to pre
pare to drive out and resist all foreign
foes to the Island or to Us absolute
ENORMOUS BRICK CONTRACT, i
Southern Pacific Orders Fifty Million
Bricks to Line Tunnels.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec, 20. The
Southern Paclflo Company hat let
contract to a local Arm for 60,000.000
brick to be used In lining the tunnels
of the New Bay Shore road to run
through the hills of South San Fran
This Is said to be the largest con
tract of the kind ever entered Into In
...OUR STOCK OF HOLIDAY CHAIRS.
HAS JUHT ARRIVED
On account of their late arrival we have put an ex
ceedingly low prico on them. The line includes
Handsome Morris Reclining Chair withs Reversible
Cushions upholstered in Velours. Largo Mahogany and
Golden Oak Arm Chairs upholstered in Leather and
Imported Tapestries. Also a large assortment of Re
ception Chairs. In Framed and Unframed Pictures
we have the largest assortment ever carried in Astoria.
OUR PRICES ARE THE INVEST
CHARLES HEILBOHN & SON
Horna Kalbcr Tbaa Mco tittiti Brit
Itk Will Hot Scad Urte Relaforcc
call From Eoilaao-Boers
Follow L SaccetMi.
CAPE TOWN. Dec. 20.-The Invasion
of Cape Colony I spreading. It Is re
ported that the Boers have occupied
Colesburg, outh of Phllllppollg, and
near the Orange niver Colony frontier
The people here are much disturbed.
A mixed force of 1000 men waa dl
pauhed north yesterday evening.
HEAVY CANNONADING HEARD.
NEW YORK. Dec. M.-A dispatch to
the Journal and Advertiser from Jo
Heavy cannonading was heard this
morning northward of Krugersdorp.
Marauding Boer parties still Infest that
HEVIEW OF SITUATION.
rtSW YORK. Dec. 20. A dispatch to
Ihc Tribune from London says:
There are persistent rumors that Gen
eral Kitchener has asked for large re
inforcements of mounted men. Various
figures ranging from 20.000 to 40,000 men
are named, but the war office Is silent
and the reports are not credited by mil
itary men. No action In the direction
of strengthening the army In South Af
rica Is probable until Lord Roberts' re
turn. If reinforcements are sent It la
not believed that they wlU exceed ten
thousand men. A picked body of
mounted infan'ry la already under or
der to sail early In January, but It will
not outrun one thousand men.
The supply of horse Is reported to
be scant in South Africa. Some ex
perts consider that there are men
enough already In the field and that the
proper course would be to send horse
by the thousands and put In tee saddle
the infantry now suffering from Inac
tion and weariness of camp routine. At
tempts on the part of the press agencies
to magnify the services of mounted In
fantry under Clements and explain
away the recent reverse are not con
vincing. The strictures of veteran offi
cers here upon the management of the
British forces In that engagement ars
Lord Kitchener maintains silence with
refpect to the Invasion of Cape Colony
and there Is bound to be considerable
anxiety until the truth Is known. It
is difficult to believe that the Boers who
cro3ed the Orange river can be In
aufflclent numbers to frighten the war
office authorities or to cause General
Kitchener much annoyance. One of
the commando? la, however, reported
to be in the neighborhood of Aliwal
North, which la about the worst center
of disaffection In the whole colony.
The Invading Boers are probably re
ceiving considerable assistance from the
local Dutch and In case of a general up
rising the troops at the disposal of the
British authorities would not be suffi
cient to cope with the situation, which
advices depict as somewhat imlnous
Delarey seems disposed to follow up
his success at Noltgedacht. Hitherto
the Boer generals have been content to
rest op their oars after a victory, but
Delarey, If he intended profiting by h's
defeat of General Clements, should not
have given the latter time to be
JotneU y General French.
As was generally expected, the losses
of the Northumberland fusiliers at
Noltgedacht a week ago were much
heuvier than official accounts at first
Owing to the aJtered arrangements
for Lord Roberts' return and the short
route In London which the field mar
shal will cover In his drive to Buck
ingham palace, it is feared by a good
many people that the crush will be
very great. The authorities are. how
ever, determined to prevent a repetition
of the scandalous scene which marked
the return of the city volunteers.
Society gossip now proposes to re
ward Lord Roberts with an earldom
St Paul's was well filled at the ser
vice In memory of the aoldlers and sail
ors who have fallen during the war.
The lord mayor and sheriffs attended
In state and there were files of gtld
streams and blues with a full military
band. Lord Wolseley and Mr. Broder
lck represented headquarters and the
war office. The service waa Impressive
with funeral marches and dirges by
Beethoven, Wagner and Chopin.
favoring the anti-canteen section of the
army bill has been held here. The
bodies represented by the delegates or
communications were the permanent
committees on temperance In the Pres
byterian church In the United States,
the M. E. church, the Evangelical
Lutheran church, the Disciple of
Christ, the Universalis! church, th-s
Friends, the National W. C. T. U.. the
National Non-Partisan W. C. T. U..
and the division of the Sons of Tem
perance of North America.
Representatives of the Bnptln and
Congregational churches and Indepen
dent Order of Good Templars partici
pated as Individuals.
Rev, E. C. Dinwiddle, legislative tuo-
erintendent of the Anti-Saloon L ague,
"The conference Indicated that the
bodies represented, having a constitu
ency of about f.OOO.OOO, will not b' con
tent with any compromise such as has
been reported by the sub-committee of
the senate committee on military af
fairs, but will insist UDon the anti-
canteen provision as It paased the houe.
It la not true that we are opposed to
the post exchange system, we believe In
It and desire to have it extended and
Improved, but we are opposed to the
sale of beer and other Intoxicating
liquors in the canteen section of the
Provision for Fortifications In
cluded by the Senate.
VOTE WAS 55 AYES, 18 NOES
NO MONEY FOR AMERICANS.
Unscrupulous English Claim Agents
Live by Raising False Hopes.
NEW YORK. Dec. 20. A dispatch to
the Journal and Advertiser from Lon
Bo rhflny expectant American heirs
of va"t fortunes supposed to be held In
the English court of chancery are be
ing fooled by unscrupulous agents that
the American embassy made a formal
request- to the court for a statement
of unclaimed property In which Ameri
can might be Interested.
The court sent to Mr. Cboate an offl
clil statement showing the absurdity
of the American expectation. The court
holds a total of S2O0,C0O,0bO worth of
property, of which IISO.OOO.OOO are desig
nated trusts for wards In chancery and
known heirs of estates in process of
adjustment, leaving a balance of $20,
000.000 open for claim. But a large part
of the latter sum Is already claimed
and only awaiting a decision of the
court for settling. Mott of these un
claimed estates are very small, only one
being more than half a million.' '
A coterie pf claim agents In London
has been living off the contrlbutljns of
American heirs for many years.
. . ... -
Will Now Be Coasiderrd by President oai
Secretary of Stale Whs Aro Opposed
to Provltlos lor Fortlfl-calloa.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 20.-The Hay
Pauncefote treaty, as amended, waa
ratified by the senats today. The vot
was 65 to 18.
The roll-call was as follows:
Ayes Aidrlch. Allison, Bacon, Bever
Idge, Burrows, Carter. Chandler. Clay.
Cullom, Deboe, Dillingham. Elkins.
Fairbanks, Foraker, Foster, Frye, Gal
linger, Hale, Hanna, Hansbrough, Har
ris. Hawl?y, Hoar. Jone of Nevada,
Kean, Kenny, Lindsay. Lodge, McBride.
McComaa, McCumber, MeEnery, Mc
Laurln, McMillan. Mallory, Morgan.
Nelson, Penrose, Perkins. Pettus. Piatt
of NVw York. Pritchard. Proctor. Quar
ks, Scott, Shoup, Spooner, Stewart. Sul
livan. Tallafero. Thurston, Turner.
Warren. Wetmore, Wolcott 55.
Noes Allen, Bard, Bate, Berry, But
ler. Cockrell. Culberson, Daniel, Helt
feld, Martin, Mason, Money, Pettigrew.
Teller, Tillman, Turley, Vest, Wellingr
MEN FOR MANILA FLEET.
Buffalo Will Take Out Four Hundred
and Fifty Via Cape of Good Hope.
WASHINGTON. Dec. 20. Tbe Buf
falo which is now at Hsmpton Roods,
has been ordered to make ready to
carry another draft of men for the fleet
at Manila, She will take about 430
landsmen and. apprentices to Trinidad,
where she will fall in with the training,
ships Hartford and Monongahela. She
will exchange her green men for aa
equal number of trained sailors on the
Hartford and Monongahela a,nd will
proceed to Manila, going by way of the
Cape of Good Hope and the Indian
I! DOvTT A T7 rJl Tn
Prominent Churchmen Insist That Sen
ate Must Paas Provision. Passed
by the House,
"WASHINGTON. Deo. 20. A. confer
ence of church and temperance societies
The manufacturers of Royal
Baking Powder have always declined
to produce a cheap baking powder
at the sacrifice of quality.
The Royal is made from the
most highly refined and wholesome
ingredients, and is the embodiment
of all the excellence possible to be
attained in the highest class baking
Royal Baking Powder costs only
a fair price, and is cheaper at its
. price than any similar article.
Samples of mixtures made in imitation of baking
powders, but containing alum, are frequently dis
tributed from door to door, or given away in
grocery stores. Such mixtures are dangerous
to use in food, and in many cities their sale is
prohibited by law. Alum is a corrosive poison, and
all physicians condemn baking powders containing it.
ROYAL BAKING POWDES. CO., 100 WILLIAM ST., NEW YORK.