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ASTORIA. OKiXON, THUSDAY, AUGUST 20. 1902.
THuti W? rift
Hume started the salmon industry
and Astoria grew from a village to a
city. The Hume mind sees the possi
bilities of the lumber industry and
Astoria will grow from a city to a
Astoria Will Boom
In about six months there'll be a
stir in Astoria that will please all, so
put on your best smile and decent
duds and you'll be in the procession.
For Decent Duds See Wise
Wisell Throw in the SMILE
BUY A DOZEN I
Of our llrtntlHtnuc and Artistic
Hounted and Matted Pictures
nml oVcornto your homo or yotir bcui li eottugo.
Soo tlio Window Display
c ooc co o: -c oooo
FALL AND WINTER SUPPLIES
j Of (.Invent s, Provisions,
save you money
jj Fisher BrosM
If tho right stuff is iu
Give the Boys a Chance
A boy feds and looks
more manly if lie is well
and comfortably dressed.
f his elbows aro out or
his shoes don't fit ho is
Bring li the Boys
Wo soil every article a
well-dressed boy needs at
lowest prices and
THE RIGHT STUFF
IS IN THEM
It costs no more in tho
long run to dress the boys
well if you use good jiulg
mont In buying.
O0OC O0OC C0COKC
Ktc, call on us, wo can
546-550 Bond st.
'TVtNTIETHgl CENTURY J
TRAIN ROBBERS FAIL
TO SECURE BOOTY
Northern Pacific Train Held LP
and Robbers Attempt to
Blow Up Baggage Car.
EXPLOSIVES FAIL TO WORK
After All TlK-lr KHortN Had
Ijilkil lh Men Allowed
I Ik- Dnu iiM'rr to
HP"K AV:, Aug, 25. -fbf west-bo jnd
Nrithcrn I'nclAo train was held up
;it Huiidpolnt, Mnh't, tonight. The rob-Im-iii.
ot whom there win seven, furc
iho PHKliiwr to stop the truln ,hlle
they uncoupled the bijigaiie cur, Then
ihey fomti..i ih engtnw at th
'iHiint of n revolver to puil up the track
lubout three mile, whet; they at
tempted to wreck llm batwage cur
'with itvtinmM". The explosive failed
to wntfc. iiinl after sending about 15
jnilnut with the car the robbers Ue
jiuinii'il, uliowing the engineer to go
,baik to the train. Two other thugs
Ind guarded the truln. keeping the
ritiiienBiTit Inside by firing nvolvir
along the iids. No attempt wiii made
to molest the pasengeni, nrtil after the
engine came bark the robbers Uft and
the train came to Vp-ikine.
MLRC.E AM. t,OCAL
Negotiations Pending for Pur.hase of
Portland t'lly and Suburban
PORTLAND. Au. 28. -Negotiation
are pending between the Portland Rail
way Company and the Cll ind Ku
hurbau Rail.v.iy Commny with a view
to tho purchase of (he tatter by the
The nriiixmed ionolM;illoll. If eftVct-
fd, will coniiollilate nil the Mreet rall-
wnyK of Piirtiim l under one lyatern.
SLEPT IN PANOEROl'fl PLAi'E.
On Awnknlnir He lmt tti-1 Halam-e
and Rolled Over Edpe i f Cliff.
NEW YORK, Aug. I5.-I.ouIh U
t'onway, a forninn In ihe -!ty rleiinlng
dt'iiai'tmcnt. lay down on the cliff at
:Onp Hundred and EJshly-Heventh
utreet and the Hieedway for a nap.
After sleeping un hour he w ike nnd,
In etretihluif. loBt hi balance, rolled
over the edge of the cliff to the Speed
way below, a dlxtnnec of ! feet, nnd
wuk Inxtuntly killed. Conway's fatal
fall wit wltnesoed by nevern! plennure
seeker on the cllll.
PLAYS WITH LOADED RIFLE.
As a Result the Woman Is In a Criti
WALLA WALLA, Auif. :5.-Mr.
Henry Ulaekmnn, nge-l 19, accidentally
shot herself while playing with n lead
ed tine this evening. It Is not be
lived she can live.
MURDERER CAPTUR BR
VANCOUVER. Wash., Awr. 25.
Andrew AVhlte, who ! wanteit n Port
land for tha murdeh of Pier Benu
chene on last Friday ntgh was ar
rested here today by the city marshal.
White was reeognlxed at tha Vuncour
or barracks by a sol. Her, to whom
White had made a proposition for a
change of clothing. The soldier at
once not I tied the marshal.
ROSSLAND HAS 75,0O0 FIRE.
ROSSLAND, R. i'., Aug. I!. In two
hourn this afternoon rtre old $75,0 0
damage In the business and residen
tial sections of RosUtnd. Fire broke
cut tn tho establishment of P. Rums
. Co.. butchers. The blase was not
covered until It had secured conslde
Among the buildings burned are:
Rurns' building, Anaconda saloon,
Coeur t)'Alene saloon, Thompson's
restaurant, and a number of other
business buildings and residences, In
cluding two large three-story buildings
used as stores. The Rossland Miner,
a newspaper office, was among the
ATTEMPT TO LTNCH MOTORMAN.
Friends of Injured Man Attack Car
manFight "Ensued by Mob.
PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT WILL
VISIT OREGON SOON
NEW YORK. Auir. K.-ISeeauae one
of a party of 15 Italians wan run over
at ejrojrici iivenue and Potter place
by a trolley car, the men In th'- arly
attacked Ihe motromarf, John O'Neill,
pulled him off the car and beat him
and attempted to drag him to a tree
with tho Intention of hanging hlin.
Then pufenifer of the crowded csr In
terfered nnd fighting ensued, but the
police reserves appeared, drove the
crowd of 2000 away, which look nearly
an hour, and rescued O'Netl,
The Injured man, Uosano CliilKtlano,
was leading two children. He made
them run on ahead us he saw the ear
coming, fhrlstlano was kno ked down
by the car and both lecg were cut off.
RECEIVES FfLL SENTENCE.
Is Given Ten Years In Prison for Rank
WHATCOM. Aii. lIj.-J.Kk-e Neterer
today senten. el H. M. John Wx to 10
vears In the penitentiary, the limit
under the luvss, fo;' bank wrecking.
LAIUiE rillRIPMENT OF CATTLE.
PORTLAND. Me., Aug. 2S.The larg
est shipment of cattle ever taken
ucroHS the Atlantic left on the steamer
Nordsen of the Dominion line. In all
there were 1179 head of cuttle and !3!K
shiep. This breaks all records fur tat
tle shippments from the new world
to the old.
KEPT TAB ON THE
' CHURCH GOERS
Chicago With Its 666 Churches
Has 68,189 Sunday
CHICAGO, Aug. ij.-For Hie purpose
of ascertaining what proportion of the
population of Chicago attends church
on Sunday, the Record-Horald yester
duy made a count of the men nnd wo
men at the larger places of worship
within the city. The general result
Men at churche. 'tUU.
Won-en at ihunh, 1 23.:2K.
Mi M I'l Chlcflgo. w.Mr.s.
Winner in chloaifl, 727,(!i"2.
Men at chutih, 14.4.
WuM'en at clviivh, 17.0.
Men nnd women at church, 1".S.
The total numtr of chur.'h. s In Chl
enso, according to the city directory
for 15U Is 6fiS Manifestly It would
lie Impossible to count the ttlMulnnce
of nil these clme. h.i. exivpt bv elab
orate preparation. One hundred nnd
twenty-flvi loa.llii churches were
therefore seleote.l and n careful count
was made of the prnpl present with
the following results:
Women. 41 ?tt.
Total. S, 19.
D was decided ifter a careful study
of statistics that a conservative esti
mate of tlf total number In attend
ance at all the churche would be three
tlmei the number counted.
To determine the tier put tge that
these numbers bore to the total popu
lation of Chloago, the United States
een.ius of IMP was usel as a basis.
As the population Inoresed at the
rate of 5.44 per cent annually l.Mween
1990 and 1C It was considered that
the population for 1903 could be reason
ably and co.iservttively considered 10
nor rent greater than It was in 1900,
and th.' percentage computatlo.ts were
made on this busl.
MEXICO TO HIRE 1W0 NEGROES.
MONTEREY. Mexico. All. 2B. T. R.
Fltsslmmons, a contractor, has return
ed to Monterey after a trip through
the republic In search of laborers for
railway construction. He filled to se
cure a single workman. At Tnmptco
he found that iviiraetors hod
dlsnatchei a boat to JcniMlot to bring
over 10?0 negroes. Ihey will be- Insur
ed employment for one year.
SATS IT WAS AN ACCIDENT.
SAN FRANCISCO. Aug. 25.-A. W.
Mitchell was at the head of the Mich
igan Lumbsr Company of Cardlllae,
Mich, Dr. Miller, who accompanied
Mitchell returned to the city today.
He says Mitchell's death was an ac
cident and that the millionaire fell
into the lea.
Preparations Are Being Made
For a Trip Through the
Northwest and California.
Chief Executive WI;1 Attesl the
Bknnlal Convention of Loco-
motive Fireman at
SAN FRANCISCO, Au?. ?5.-United
Htnles Senator A. O. Foster, who Is In
this city, is authority for the Bur
netii that Preslde.it .tocsevilt will
visit this coait next fall. The chief
executive will be accompanied by bis
wife an family, unl will re
main, It Is said, In Han
Francisco for at bait three days.
Ser.ator Foster Is here, on bis way to
Honolulu, where ne will meet other
members of a committee appointed to
look Into affairs of the crown lands.
He expriU the arrival of Senator
Ia speakln of the Intended visit ot
Ptesldent RoosevcU to San FrancMco
and the coast !n general, Senator Fos
ter Mated that nffairs are at pressnt
bting arranged for the proposed trip.
The president will visit during his
tour, all cities by way of Vshington
and Montana, and will return via the
Enlnn Pacific. J
PRESIDENT ACCEPTS INVITVTION
PEORIA, 111., Aug. 25. President
Rotsevelt has accepted an lnvl'atlon
to be present at the biennial session of
the Brotherhood of Locomotive Fiie
men at Chattanooga, September t.
KRL'GER WILL RESIGN.
General Botha to Be Future Leader of
LONDON, Aug. 25.-The Brussels
I . . . . nf , K r Unit,, -.K
I i mii.'i I,, w me iLttj i t.s-.'H
'hears that as a result of the confer
ences between Kruger and' the Boer
j generals. Krugtr is to resign the lead
ership of tho Boer people. General
Botha, adds the correspondent, was
unanimously designated the futuer
leader of the Boers.
SHOT BY HIGHWAYMEN.
A Bullet Causes intestines to Be Cut
In Fifteen Places.
WALLA WALLA, Aug. JS.-Wlth a
bullet hole In hi a boly and his intes
tines cut in 13 places by the missile,
i Peter Nelson lies at St. Marys hos
Ipltal here ami will die. Nelson was
fhot at i'aseo last niyni ami rouoeu
of $15 by two men. When ordered to
throw tip bis hands he rt fused and
NEGRO PAYS PENALTY OF CRIME.
Woman Whom He Assaulted Dies and
He Is lynched,
RALEIGH. N. C, Aug-. I5.-Le
Jones, a negro, charged with criminally
assaulting Mrs, William Smith near
Seven Springs last Frllay inflicting In
juries from which Mrs. Smith died to
.day, was lynched near here this aft
jernoon, j .
CASHED ANOTHER MAN'S CHECK.
'Received It Through the Mall and
j Changed the Signature.
I BOISE, Aug. 25. -Chief af Police
Francis returned tonight from Long
Valley with a prisoner namea William
M. Land, charged with forgery. He
Isecured $1083 on a draft that did not
'belong to him. The draft was rent
from Harrisburg, Va., by .f. K. Lam to
'his father, W. . Lam. It arrived here
'june 25 and the letter was handed out
'at the postofflce to Land by mistake.
'The latter changed the name Lam to
Land, and got F. Cobb, a merchant
to indorse It, and walked off with the
SWIMS 12 MILES IN SEVEN
- AND ONE-HALF HOURS.
I NEW YORK. Aug. 25. Herman
IDeuta has succeeded In swimming from
I the Battery to Coney Island, a distance
'of 12 miles, in sevep and one-half
hours. He was so completely exhaust,
'ed when he reached the pier that he
dropfied unconscious on the beach.
Restoratives were administered and he
revived sufficiently to start for home
after a few hours' rest. Deutz was one
of seven members of the volunteer
life saving corps who entered In a
swimming contest from the Battery to
Coney Island. Several harbor tugs
and launches accompanied the swim
mers. When off Rath beach Deuta
asked for a stimulant. While he
drank It he supported himself on the
boat. For this reason a protest was
made by the other contestants.
RIO GRANDE RIVER HSIa
Fear That the City of Rincon May Be
EL PASO Tex., Aug. 25.-The Rio
Oran-Je river Is rising rapidly In New
Mexico. At Rincon the river Is full to
the banks and Is still rising. Tt is
feared that the town may be f.galn
OLDEST TEACHERS LOSE JOES.
Because Members of Family Are Non
Union Mine workers.
SHENANDOAH, Pa.. Aug. 24.-The
jschool board of Mahony township re-
movea six or tne otaest learners in
the township, because members of the
families of these teacher are non
MILES TO VISIT THE
Refuses to Be Questioned as to
His Business Has Re
NEW YORK, Aug. 25,-Oeneral Nel
son A. Miles will sail for the Philip
pines within a few weeks says a Her
ald dispatch from Boston. He Is reti
cent as to the object of the trip. When
asked if he was going in his official
capacity, he replied:
" Well, I'm not going as a tourist,
neither am I going for my health. I
cannot tell until I get there what I will
" Will you t.nko ny part In the ne
gotiation relative to the friars'
" Will you confer in any way with,
or make any suggestions to the civil
" No, I will have nothing to cSo with
anv matters outsidi of my p'OfwiM."
General MH-s declinel to answer
other questions relit!, to his Ulp.
A Washington dispatch regarding
the Washington report declares noth
ing is known in the ofilce of the adjutant-general
regarding the intentions
of General Miles to go to Manila. The
sreneral would not have to report to
that office his intention to leave the
country, but it is thought he would
not take such a step witnout commn
ulcating his Jntent'on to the secretary
of war or the president
WITH PRESIDENT'S PERMISSION.
BOSTON Aug. 25.-Secretary Cortel-
you stated today that lieutenant
General Miles was going to the Philip
pines by permission of the president.
I E PLURIBUS UNUA1
C I I 1 KITH 'Tr If - i
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1 THE ECLIPSE HARDWARE COMPANY
527 BOND STREET
YEAR'S OUTPUT OF
. GOLD AND SILVER
PRODUCT FOR 1901 Shows a
Slight Decrease, According
to Director of Mint.
GOLD VALUE IS $78,666,700
Silver Prod tut Exceed Kt,OW,
(MM) Oregon') MoM Value
Is I,188,l(JO; Silver,
WASHINGTON, Aug. !5.-The di
rector of the mint, aas fssj-:d a final
estimuteof the production of gold and
silver in the United States during the
cale-Jar year 1S0L Durlnsr that year
the United States produo1 ;,805,5tl)
ounces of gold, valued at 178,666,700.
This is a decrease of 139,43)0, tr .0634 1
per cent as compared with the yield of
1900. The silver yield for 1U amount-
led to 55.211,000 ounces, of the value of
$J3.J.28,4O0. v,bli h Is 2,433,'i0) ounces, or
5 pr cent, less than the output of 1900.
The statement Issued by tho director
shows the following product'on of
igold e.ni silver: ,
- 555. SAO
Alaska $ ,S3.70O
Idaho , 1.869.000
Montana 4 Til 100
Nevada ..' 2',M3,sOO
Oregon :.. 1.1S8.10)
Washington .... 2SO.",00
Totls $38,502,800 $19,883,300
HONOLULU. Aug. t, via San Fran
cis, o, Aug. 25. A. 1. Mitchell, re putt
ed to be a millionaire from Michigan,
a passenger on the Coptic ,commlttil
suicide August 12 by Jumping over
bard when the vessel was three day
out from 'San Francisco. ,
BRIDGE BUILDEH DROWNED.
LINCOLN. Neb., Aug. 25. C. P. Ol
son, for 25 years sueprlntendent of
jbiiiges for tha Burlington railroad
system west of the Missouri river, was
drowned todav at Burlington, la. .,
TO PROTECT NON-UNION MEN.
TAMAQUA, Au?. 25. A portion of
the first battalion. Twelfth eglrnent,
will be movid Into Lingeforil at day
break tomorrow to protect the non
union men on their way to work.
At Philadelphia Philadelphia,
At Baltimore Baltimore, 21; Chica
At Boston Boston, 8; St. Louis, 0.
Af Washington Washington, S; De
trot, 6; (second- Washington, 10; De
NATIONAL LEAGUE. .
At Cincinnati Cincinnati, S; Brook
At Pittsburg Pittsburg, 8; Brook
At Chicago Chicago, 5; Boston, 1