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ASTORIA, OKi;r,ON; SATURDAY. JUNE IV 190?.'
Piii'o without (Quality count for naught,
tjtinlity uliotild govern your dwMon
WHEN BUYING CLOTHING
Of eounp w quote the lowest rie coimiht
cut with honest woiktniiimliip, ami have but
ONE - PRICE
Hut U'm the quality of our clothes that we
pay the iiiohI attention to. You are wife
whin vou Irnde with
ml muni J
THE CHASE HAS
The inotit terfocl, pmetJeRl end con.
venient Fountain Ten ever made
Every Pen Gurnnteed
Money refunded it uut satisfactory. Just tbe thing fur x
vary dor mo. Nothing more soeepUtle gift.
. GRIFFIN & REED .
and WHITE HOUSE COFFEE
NO 1,12 AOKNTS.
EVERY PAIR PERFECT
iSeo Our Window Dixplay for
Samploa of Elegant goods nt
We llnve Them in Every Va
riety, Stylo, Kind and Color
At tlie Leading .Clothing Hooie of
P. A. STOKES
Escaped Convicts Elude Their
PursuersLast Seen Near
FUNERALS OF THEIR VICTIMS
Mini) Honors Kliimn in Mentor)'
of tlx- Murdered (iiiard -Large
PORTLAND. June 13-Tfie chaae
after Tracy and Merrill, the escaped
convlrl. was abandoned tonight, and
th pomw rHurrwd home. The fugi
tive are reMrtl to have liwn een
today n or New Km, fmr mile nouth
of Or.-gon City, and they had fane
In i hi- direction of the Willamette
rtHVV'A K D DOUBLED.
HAI'SM. June 13,-Oovrnr Oeer
Hint Su,ierlttrn tent f the pnl-tcnlla-y.
tuinidit offered a reward of
JSiioii fur tht" rapture uml return, dead
or alive, if Tracy and Merrill the es
caped lo.ivlet. Thl In double the
amount offered heretofore.
THK BUND SEARCH.
NBKDY. Jun 13. The chase for
Twy and Merrill htui degenerated In
to a blind search. ll effort In pick
up :he trail today have prowl futile,
Th iiosse la now wandering aimless
ly lu the neighborhood of the Graves
run., ff the trail In not found to
day, the porrh probably will be
abandoned, and the whole party will
Company A, nf Oregfm City, J lined
the searching party today, having
been ordc.d out last evening. The
Hnli-m and Wood burn Companion have
bn nnlvl home.
UWKN TTY. June ll-Tharh".
It. Noblltt confirm by telephone the
n-iMirt ".ha-t a man uluarlv annwciliiK
the Jen'rlptloti of Merrill purrhaxed
tobueci In Mm. Newberry'a more In
New Rni Uil mornlnit., A farmer go
inn toAvM New Dra met two men
ciirrylntt mm JuM thin aide of New
Km. They -l Imbed the fence and went
toward the river. It is exiwcted they
will iC"t a boat near o- at Putnam's
plocf and rroea to the went aide.
Prom th-!e tftey may n up to Tua
latin and rvneh Portland via Wlllum
rtte P.vlta and Oawego tontKht. Com
pany A. Or.-B.in National Guard, re
turned from Molulla thl afternoon.
Hherlff Co ike jid Durbln and others
f the mxe ere near Needy at last
report received here.
Vl"n f fie Woodmen ot!ur. It waa
ue of the moat affwtlnj funeral ever
l"en I'i the rlty, and tlir! prtlfif of
tin- Kiief-Htrlcken family from the
loved faim of lire deee:l Only ln-t-nilfii'd
the liidliriai.lon all felt lor
Hie rullili" .)! wanlod ilayer of
tin- youriif men.
The remain of it, F. Tiffany were
biiruil from the relk'ii of B, V.
giuthwlck, im Twelfth and Center
tr?et. Ilev, John l'aron wndurted
the aervl , and a concourse
of frlendi anil netKhltor were ire-
ent to sympathize with the dee-ply
stricken family. The floral offerings,
a at the Ferrell funeral, were num
erous and btruullful. The remain
wire tenderly laid to real In a alKhtly
spot in the ;:ity View cometery.
The funeral of g, U, T. Jono. the
third of the vl;Ojrui of Abe murder
ous fury of th convicts, wis hvld
at Hubbard ymt,-rly at 11 a. m., un
der tho aujipL'e of 1he Odd Fellowa
and Workmen, to which ord'-rs he 1
louwd. Tho floral pl0Mi ent by
frlinds from the city and throughout
the state I'.'e.-e many and beautiful.
Exports Smaller and Imports Larger
Than faurt Year.
PASSED THE HOUSE
Provision at Last Made to Re
claim the Great Deserts
. of the West.
PASSAGE WILDLY APPLAUDED
WAfsilI.VUTON .June X3.The In-
siiiiir divlalon of the war le:.u-trneiit
ha made public a sta-nent showing
In comparative form ,he rnmmerce of
Cuba for the 10 month period ended
April :0. V.m. and IWU. It la shown
that the total value of m-rchapdise
lmirted during tlie 10 months er.de3
April SO. 1S02, was $;.5.J30,JiJ. against
5t.412,2fi2 for the correnH'.ig prlod
Th exMrt of merrhandlse during
the 10 numths endwl April ."0. 1902.
amounted to $39.727,9S. against $19,
9,050 for the same perid ff Jil.
The value of merchandise cfmtng
from the I'nlted Slates for the 10
months eml.il April 00, 1M2. tvua $23,
S27.MS, an increase of alxiut two per
cent over the same period of 1901,
while the export for 1M2 amounted
to li'..,2,777. a deer of rbout
The loss in exports Is eonfined al
most entirely to the ttutrar and tobacco
trade. Shipments of mrn-h for the pe
riod vhow a falling off of about $4,000.-
OiXI. In the exportation of toliaeeo for
the 10 month ended April 30. 1902, It
appears that the demand for leaf to
bacco fr.vn practically all countries,
and particularly Germany, mate
rially less thun during the correspond
ing period, -this fact being accounted
for by the Inferior character of the
export crop, due to heavy rain at un
seasonable period of cultivation.
NEW YORK PAINTERS 8TIIIKE.
Want Four Dollar for Eight Hours
and Half Holiday on 8a t unlay.
F THfflll VICTIMS.
fAt.EM. June 1.1. Yesterday the
funerals of the three unfortunate
prison guards, murdered on Monday
by Tracy and Merrill, the en-apod
destieradoc. were held, and seldom not
have funrnlh In this county attracted
so large crowd of friend and sym
pathising neighbors a did these held
The funeral of Frank B. Ferrell was
held from the David Blmpson residence
on East State, street, and a crowd
numbering many hundred, friend?
and acquaintance of the deceased,
and the family, were In attendance,
he "uneral services, one of the most
Impressive ever held in Palem, vn
conducted In the hnde of the lieau
tlful foreet tree In the yard of the
Slmivson nome. In ;hee cool chades
the caikei was placed, and flrv.ers
and flonil piece heape.1 around It
the gifts of friends. T!.'V. P. S. Kniitht
eoniliicted the services, while th t-r.oir
fnm the Central .Vnit'egnnonal
iurch Istjutifii'lv r..i - appropri
te selctl.iis. Itev. Knight. In the
cimrs,) of his remarks made use of the
following stutem-n, which t'un hed a
reapnnslve chord In evrir henrl.
Not only a fellow creatures should
we give our sympathy In this rail hour
tc the relative and family of Frank
Ferrell, but a cltUena we hould re
member that he died at a post of danger.-
m truly a martyr to liber
ty and law. and to all liliftr Inter-
(t M though he had died on the field
Following the .ervlces, the Wood
men of the World took charge .f the
remain, of the murdered guard, and
escorted them to 'he I turnl Comnery
where, in the Ferrell burial lot, they
wer tenderly laid to ret, .'lth , the
beautiful and Impressive burial her-
' NKW YOHK, June 13. Hy unai
mons vu the Amalgamated Painters
and Decorator have decided -to strike
unlem tlhlr demands are granted. The
unton decided to no longer deal with
the employers a a body, but will at
tempt to get Individual firms to sign
an agreement. Already they aay 10
employers have signed such a paper.
Committees will visit Ihe different
employers luid a they decline to sign
the men In their employ will be call
ed out at once. The union demands
that beginning August 1, the wage
scale sihull read:
Plain pointing, not less than 14 per
day: doconitlng (Including gilding).
less than $4.50 per day: eight
hours to constitute a day's work,
from S a. m. to noun and fnnn 1 p. m.
to 5 a, m on all week days, with the
exception of Saturday, when four
hours only shall be worked, from If a.
m. to noon, and constituting a half
day's work and under no consideration
shall the member of this body work
from 1 p. in. to 5 p. m. on Saturday.
Between 5000 and 6000 men will be
Fund From the Half of Public
littiuU to lie lined to Con
fttrui't and Maintain
WASHINGTON. June 13. The house
today panned the Irrigation bill by a
vote of 146 to 63. Many amendrm.-n's
were offered but only one, except those
offered by the committee, wu adopt
ed. It wa of minor character. The
bill ha already pajwed the senate.
Friend of the measure greeted the
announcement of it passage with a
round of applause. The bill as pass
ed create the reclamation fund from
sale of public land in Arizona, Cali
fornia, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Mon
tana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico,
North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon,
South Dakota, Utah, Washington and
Wyoming less the amount to be paid
to the local land office and five per
cent due the state under tbe exist
ing law for educational purposes, re
clamation fund to be used for con
struction and malntenace of irrigation
works in the state and territories
enumerated. Provision i made for
the payment out of the treasury of
deficiencies In allowance to agricultur
al college. Owing to this disposition
of the publnc lands, .the secretary of
the Interior la' authorised to examine.
survey and construct Irrigation work
and report the Vest --thereof; tr
gress at each session. Section pro
vide for the letting of contract for
work contemplated in sections when
the necessary fund are available from
reclamation funds for such section.
Section S provide that " No right to
use of water for land in private own
ershlp shall be sold for a tract ex
ceeding 160 acre to any one land
owner, and no such right shall perm
anently attach until all of the pay
menfs therefor are made, and no such
sale shall be made to any land owner
unless he be an actual bona-flde rest
dent on such land or an occupant
thereof, residing In the neighborhood
of such land."
Section 6 authorized the secretary to
use reclamation fund for the operation
and maintenance of Irrigation works.
Section 8 requires state control over
waters of the non-navigable streams,
such us are used for irrigation.
HELPED CAPTURE JOHN BROWN.
ACTRESS DYING OF CANCER.
NEW YORK, June 13. Bessie Bone
hall, the actress, I dying from can
cer, at a hotel in Iondon, according
to advices received by members of her
family. Accompanied by her bttsbtu' 1.
W. R. Seeley, and her son, she went
to Europe last September to fill an
eight month engnKement. Owing to
Illness,, however, she was compelled
to cancel many of her contracts. An
operation was performed for cancer,
and for several weeks she continued
to improve, but she has relapsed and
the physicians my she cannot possi
bly live more than six months.
AFTER SIXTY-FOUR YEARS.
NEW YORK, June 13.-iFr the first
time In 64 years the regalia of Eng
land have been removed from their
tjlma honor.-d home In the tower ca
ble the London correspondent of the
Tribune. They are now In the cure
of Lord ChmberltUn, from whose of
fice they Will be taken to the Abbey
on the day before the coronation.
SPRINGFIELD. Mo June 13. John
W. Smith, of Fordland. Mo who was
killed here by a fall, was one of the
first engineers on the Baltimore
Ohio railroad, and was running a
train when the John Brown insurrec
tion occurred at Harper's Ferry in
October, 169. He Joined a company
of home guards and went to the scene
of the uprising and helped capture
Brown and his men. He saw the abol
ition leader hanged a few months later.
Ihe vem-l as h put about to give
assistance to tbe Navarro. (Jrarrt
who td on a cask in an exposed
position, wa wept over board and
drowned. The NavaTo. who had lost
hr propellor chain, was towed to this
port by the Slo.
KINGSTON, St. Vincen!. June 13.
Many person have returned to f ba
teau Belalr and Georgetown for busi
ness, but they are very much trou
bled by the uncertain appearan of
the affected quarter. A lake ha form
ed at the base of the mountain. It
hanks are vo!cnlc matter which fell
during the eruption. Cloud of ateam
arise from this lake at close Interval.
Fissure In other part of the moun
tain are "till smoking.
The government I now sheltering
and feeding 7000 person. Vessels ar
riving here report a fall nf dnst at a
great distance out at sea. The bark
Jupiter, from Cape Town, saw dust
May t. when S30 mile south southeast
of Pt. Vincent.
WANT NO MORE CHINBHF3.
HAVANA .June 13.-The board of
Immigration decided today that 43
CBinese laborers who came to Havana
today on board the Ward line steamer
Monterey, from New York, and reach
ed hem laet Wednesday will have to be
returned to New York by tlw steam
uliip company. Heretofore Chinamen
have been allowed to en'jsr Havana
without restriction, and thousanJs
have landed here In the '.ourse of the
last three year.
LARGEST CUSTOM RECEIPTS.
POhTLAND. June 13. Importers of
grain bags today paid to the customs
house dutlt amounting to M25,0jQ,
the largest amount ever taken In at
the Portland customs hous in ne
QUARRELED OVER A KETTLE.
CHICAGO. June 13. Niles Brewster
is dead and Edward Kuhn occupies
a cell at the central police station as
the outcome of a light In a kitchen
of h well-kinwn down town restau
rant. Both men were employed as as
sistant eooka and quarreled over the
;-osse.islon of a kettle, a war of words
ending in Kuhn seixing a' big butcher
knife and plunging it into the ilde of
hi opponent after he had been hurled
against a steel range and his head
cut. Brewster died while being taken
to the county hospital in a police ambulance.
DROWNED FROM STEAMER.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 13. The
steamer Charles Nelson made port to
day bearing he dead body of a man
who travl?d under the name of Geo.
Roberta, but whose real name Is be
lle ;-?d to lie Woodford N. Grant, of
Bltnn, Massachusetts. Grant had
lately returned from Nome and was
possessed of considerable wealth. The
steamer Navarro had been sighted,
Hying a flag of distress, and,passengers
of the Nelson flocked to the side of
ONE SHOT ENOUGH. 1
NEW YORK, June 13. A duel is re
oorted to have been fought says a
World dispatoh from Halifax, at Sav
oyard, near St. Pierre, Miquelon.- The
principals were a millionaire capital
ist and a lawyer ut Martinique. Tbe
weapona were revolver, A' One (hot
each Was rtred. The lawyer' bullet
graxed the millionaire' head and cut
hi ear. The latter' shot lodged at
adversary's feet. Afterward the law
yre proposed they become friends. The
capitalist refused, and they parted enemies.
KILLED BY TRAIN.
NEW YORK, June 13. Mr. Andrew
Mltchko, and her 12-year-old daughter,
have been killed at Boone ton, N. J.,
by the Buffalo express on the Lacka
wanna. They were crossing the tracks
in a buggy when the train bore down
upon them. The carriage was smash
ed to atoms and the two bodies were
carried 1000 feet, on the pilot before
the train stopped. The horses escap
At Butte Butte, 4; Portland, 3.
At Helena Helena, 2; Seattle, 1.
At St. Louis Washington. 11; St.
At Chicago Chicago, ; Boston, 0.
At Detroit Baltimore, 4; Detroit, 0.
At Cleveland Philadelphia, ; Cleve
At New York St, Louis, 4: Brook
At Philadelphia Philadelphia, 4;
At New York Cincinnati, 7; New
Alabama Town Destroyed by Fire
Marconi's Latest Im
WOMAN KILLED IN RUNAWAY
Buffalo Kxpo-dtiuii Behind 8ii
Hundred TlioitHaud lUAUrn
IIouHon I)w Not
OPKLIKA, Ala., June,13.-Axander
City a place of 1S60 Inhabitant, M
reaching at leawt $750, which the In
surance will not begin to rover. Tba
fire originated In a foundry and ma
chine works, A light wind wa blow
ing and the fire epread from bond
ing to building untj I the entire tows
was ablaze. The place had no wat
er works and all the terror stricken
people couU do was to save, what be
longtrrg they could and then rtee from
the awful heat.
LONDON, June 13. In the course of
a lecture tonight before- the Royal
Institution cf Great Britain, Wltllatn
Marconi announced that he had In
rented a highly eeifsitive detector of
magnltic waves by which it was pos
sible to read 30 word per minute
In wireless telegraphy..
KILLED IN RUNAWAY.
PORTLAND, June 13. A womaa
Named Mrs. Hoberg was killed twenty
miles eaytt of here today in a runaway
atcct lent She was driving with her
son wbn the horse became frighten
ed and ran away, throwing her un
der the heavy wagon, which paased
vr. Ims) twlr mMnf.twt
SIX HUNDRED THOUSAND SHORT
WASHINGTON. June 13,-New York,
members ef the ho-jse of representa
tives today were before the house
committee on corporations to ask for
an appropriation of $600,000 to oarer
the deficiency of the Buffalo exposi
tion. HOBSON MUST WATT.
WASHINGTON. June 13.-The house
committee on naval affairs today de
cided to postpone until the next ses
sion the Wll for the relief of Naval
Constructor R. P. Hobson, on ac
count of defective eyesight. The re
pert Mates that onl;.- the gravert rea
son would Justify special leigMatlon
of this kind.
" - 'V
GEN. ALGER SHEKS HEALTH.
OHrCAGO. June 13. General Rus
sel A. Akrer. accompanied by hi
wife and son, passed through Chicago
en route from Detroit to California,
The trip, it ft- said, is for the benefit
of the general's health.
KILIJJD BY WIFE AND BROTHER.
CODY ,Wyo., June 13. -Tom Gor
man, a rancher on Broken Back creek,
about 40 miles from here, was killed
by his wife and younger brother. J as.
Gorman. The elder Gorman discover
ed an intrigue between bis wife and
younger brother. The victim tried to
drive his brother away from the ranch
when the pair turned upon him and
killed him with clubs. The man and
woman are now In the jail at Basla.
The Eclipse Hardware Co.
Plumbers and Steamfitters.
Steam Boat and Gasoline
Boat Work a Specialty. .. .
Stoves and Tinware
527 BOND STREET