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TION IN CLATSOP
AND THE ADJOINING
LISHFD IN ASTOHU
PRESS si:rvich . . .
-ASTORIA. OREGON, FRIDAY. NOVEMBER it. 1902.
V. H. COFFEY
lUgularly mppllti very liirn iiumlmr of fmuil ten with nil (la ir
Dry Goods, Shoes, Groceries and Mill Stuffs
Ills prices tell the reason.
Air Tight Heaters jj
3 FROM 52 UPWARDS
Cook HUivtft, Ranges mul everything in
3 tlio lve lino at nlNolutely tlio lowest
price in Astoria.
S H. II. ZAPF, - - The House Furnisher B
J)g Finest Restaurant in the City
Rrgiiliir Mt-nU, 25 cents,
Pmf)f P Sumluy )iniKTH u Specialty.
I UIUVV Everything the market affords.
Fancy and Staple Groceries
FLOUR. FEED. PROVISIONS.
TOBACCO AND CIGARS
Supplies of all kinds at lowest rates, for fishermen,
Farmers and Logger.
A. V. ALL, 13 IN Tenth and Cummcrchil Streets
V And all kind of School Bnppliw.
X . Tablet jo.t rawived.
A New Blend of Coffee
We have an Eastern Blend of CofToo that wo are
Hitting ou the market nt 25 cent per jwund. A
bargain never before otlered.
3 Fisher BfOSap
P. A. STOKES,
We Lave them at turns). A lou ot
546-550 Bend St.
Every desirable fea
ture in late styles
and materials. We
can please you and
guarantee you sat
No risk to run, for
our clothing is not
excelled in the state
or our prices beat
en. You know what
you're getting here.
THE COLLEGE MAN
Scathingly Rebukes Elliot For
His Reference to Trades
DANGER CON FROM S LABOR
t'onfllctliifr Claim of Jurisdic
tion HeriotiM Menace to
Union Lubor, Nii)h Presi
dent of Federation.
NfcW ORLEANS, LA., Nov. 1J
Presldent Samuel Compere at the
American Federation of Labor conven
tlon today dollvered an Impaaeloned
wmnl'iif to member of the organic
atlon thHt the Immediate future of
trad) and litbur aaaembllea waa eer
IouhIv -ndiinxerd by conflicting
claim of jurisdiction made by the dif
I nlcnn U' h thing be fixed In calm
net itnd hnndlel with moderation, he
declared, the matter would come to a
point wh!r laboring men would fight
with laboring nwi from behind bar
rlcadi't. In the manner In which men
deal with mortal foe.
U s warning of dungcr and couni;l
of p"' anl moderation met with
heart) repone from the aaacmbled
After touching upon the acope and
bearing of the labor union movement.
Prexldcnt Ooinper declared thlt It waa
amualng to note the Ignorance among
ao-called educ ated people regarding the
alma and object of the organization.
"No man who a an ducator," wtld
rreldent Coinper. "poee a a atrlke
breuker, I Hi for the poeltlon he hold.
Compared to uch a mun, Ilenedlct
Arnold wa a martyr and Juda Iecar
iot a ittlnt."
Although no name were mentioned.
It wa umlcmtoud by the delegate that
reference wa madu to the bead of one
of the lending educational tmtltutloni
of the country, and they applauded
loudly. Cheer were again called
forth when It wa declared that the
men who acted the role of strike
breaker were looking backward to
ward barbarism and not to the future.
The report of the committee on cred
ential declared that 88 uatlonal or
ganisation, nine tate organisation,
SS central bodle, Si local and federal
bodle and four fraternal delegates had
reported and were entitled to repreaen
talton. The total voting strength of
the bodle represented by the delegate
waa about 10,000.
HOLD-UP MEN FOILED
FRANKFORT, Ind., Nov. IS. Four
men attempted to hold up the Monon
express at Cyclone today. The train
slackened apeed on striking torpedoes
on the rati but when the engineer faced
four revolver he threw open the throt
tle. Four men fired rapidly and often
but all trainmen and passengers escap
ed Injury. Sheriff and deputies after
ward caught the men who gave the
nanu s of Charles Johnson, James Mock
Frank Smith and Harry Ciray.
WRIGHT PARTS WITH SERVANT
Request to Take Chinaman Aiihore De
SAN FRANCISCO. Nov. 13.-Luke
K. Wright, lieutenant governor of the
Philippines, left for the east tonight
without his Chinese servant.
Wright applied to Collector Stratton
for permission to take his Chinese bx
vant ashore while ho remains In this
country with the understanding that
the servant would be taken back to
Manila with Che official. Collector
Stratton denied the request.
MR. WU IS HONORED
Retiring Chinese Minister Recipient of
NEW YORK, Nov. 13.-Wu Ting
Fang, the retiring Chinese minister,
was the guest of honor of the Silk as
sociation of America nnd the American
Asiatic association at a tmnquet to
nleht. The guests Included Mayor
Low, C. N. Bliss and J. J. Hill.
TRUSTED PORTER TURNS OUT
TO BE COMMON THIEF
Has Stolen Jewelry Amounting
$15,000 Found By Officers Pawn
lng Pearl Necklace.
NEW YORK, Nov IS. Patrick Bolan
for seven years a trusted porter at
th Holland House, has been arrested
In a Bowery pawn shop where he was
endeavoring to pledff for $26 a nei k
lac of pearla valued at 2,(00.
The prisoner wa taken to polk
headquarter whers he 1 said to have
given Information which will lead to
the recover of lwel valued at II 2,
000 stolen sometime ago from th
itiartrm-nts of Mr TV. J. Mathenon,
wife of a wealthy manufacturer. Th
police have been much worked up over
the robbery as thero waa absolutely no
clue .ind had almoat given up the bop
of uece when two detectives ob
served Bolan entering the pawn hop
The robbery li supposed to have been
effected by gaining entrance to the
apartment through a window.
IN NATIONAL CONVENTION
In Response to Call Made By Gomper
Instrumunt Men Oet
PITTSBURO Nov. 13. The conven
tlon of Commercial Telegraphers from
all parts of the country has been called
to meet In thl city November Ze. Dele.
gates from about 60 cities are expected
to be prevent. The object I to form
a national organisation.
At present there are two national
organization An! a number of local
orgnlKatlons which ai affiliated with
The executive council of the Feder
atlon of Ijibor decided to call a con
vention and amalgamate the three sec
tion .after which a charter will be la
sued. Th call for a convention waa
Issued by President Gomper from the
American Federation headquarter at
MAN WITHOUT COUNTRY
REFUSED LANDING AT NEW
YORK OR HAVANA. PA8
. SENG ER LIVES AT SEA.
NEW TORK. Nov. W-Travellng
back and forth on ships that ply be
tween this port and Havana, C'onstan
tlno Garcia, a native Cuban is afford'
in the steamship companies much
trouble and proving himself to be
man without a country, He started
four month ago by stowing away at
Havana. Arriving here.the Immlgra
tlon officials ordered him back. At Ha
vana, the Cuban officials refused him
landing because he was practically a
stowaway. He was again returned to
New Tork and aaa:n I refused per
mission to land. The steamship com
panles are compelled to otxy the order
and return Garcia to Havana or pay
a heavy fine. They have been unable
tn find any work aboard ship which
their unwelcome passenger can do.
Meanwhile, Garcia aaya he is letting
the other "do th worrying."
AN AIRSHIP SUCCEEDS
IN ADROIT MANEUVERS
Sail Gaily About In the Air. Carrying
Paasenger at the Rate of
a Mile Per Hour.
NANTES. France. Nov. '.3. An air
ship built for the brother Lo Baudy,
made a successful trio today. Several
free accents and descents were effected
accompanied by evolutions in a'l di
rections. The flying machine returned
each time to the point of leparture at
a rate of 15 "miles an hour. There
were four persons In the car.
GAMBLING 13 CLOSED
Spokane Politician Swear Out
rants for Houses.
SPOKANE. Nov. 13. For the first
time !n 12 yean open gambling Is prac
ticably closed In Spokane tonight.
Chas, Burnham, secretary of the peo
nies .tarty county centr-U committee,
today swore out warrants against four
houses. Burnham refuses to state his
motive. Some ot the gambUrs say he
threatened to close them If they re
fused to throw their vote for him for
state senator In the recent election.
STRIKE TO BE AVOIDED
Agreement Reached By Carpenters
Influence Future Action.
NEW YORK, Nov. 13 An agreement
has been reenhed by the Master Car
penters association and the, United
Carpenters Council, rays a Boston dis
patch to the Times for a permanent
voluntary Joint committee to settle
all affairs of mutual concern to em
ployers nnd workmen In that trade
thus avoiding strikes and lockouts.
BANQUETS COMMERCIAL MEN
Representatives of Foreign Bodies
Honored By Chamber of Com
merce. WASHINGTON. Nov. IS A banquet
was given at the Arlington hotel to
night in honor of the vepresentatlves
of foreign commercial bodies who came
to America to attend the dedication of
the New York chamber of commerce.
Among the speakers were Secretary
Shaw and MaJsr-QinnMl Young.
FOUR TOWNS ARE
BURIED IN ASHES
Eruption of Santa Maria in Guat
emala Said to Have Caused
NO NEWS SINCE CALAMITY
Relieved All the 10,000 Inhabit
ant or Town ofHunU Maria
and Many Others Hate
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. U.-Whlle
the steamer Newport was at Champerl
co, a letter was received from the fac
tor of that district, a German named
Kauffman, announcing thit the vol
canic peaK of Santa. Maria, 40 mile In
land from that port, was In eruption,
and that all the coffee districts on the
eastern slop of the range, in '.he Im
mediate neiffhliorhood of the mountain,
had oeen utterly destroyed and that
thousands of lives had in all proba
bility been lost.
The letter continues:
"The towns of Palmar. San Felipe,
Colombia and Coatcpec are all ruined.
Ashes are seven feet deep In the fincaa
and towns. Mud, stones and lava have
fallen all over the country. Houses
have been crushed by the weight of the
volcanic material that has fallen up
on them, iteiainuieu, uazaienango
Quexaltenango have not suffered so
much, but this calamity is only begin
ning. We have mud and ashes In Ret-
alhuleu. There is great losa of life.
Cattle and bores are dead by the
thousands. Famine and pest are ap
proaching. God help us."
Late In the afternoon of October 25
the people of Santa Maria telegraphed
to the president of Guatemala .saying
that they were groping In total dark
ness that had rushed upon them at
noon. Ashes were tuning uiua. inm
people ask-d the prjsile.it what wa
This dispatch was sent, apparently,
lust before the eruption ,ana not a
word has been sent since. The wires
of the telegraph have been destroyed,
and the fate of those who asked that
question of the president of Guatemala
Is a mystery profound and ominous. It
is thought In Champerico that there
are no survivors In the town of Santa
Maria, nor yet In any of the towns that
hang upon the eastern slope of that
mountain of belching mud and lava
on.i mnherino: rases. It may be a
The area in which these towns are
situated covers SO miles In a half cir
cle, and it is estimated that the aggre-
te noDulatlon is S0.O0O. The town or
Santa Maria contains 10,000 inhabitants
and the other villages are said to av
HELD PREMATURE FUNERAL
BODY IDENTIFIED AND BURIED
BY RELATIVES TURNS OUT
TO BE THAT OF AN
SAND POINT, Ma.. Nov. 13.-The
finding of another corpse In the river
near this place has disclosed tne in
that the funeral services heia over
the supposed remains of George onaw
last summer were really held over
some other person who has not been
Identified. Shaw was well known
young man or wmur, .......b
He mvsterlously disappeared and when
a body was found In the river a few
weeks later, terribly decomposed, the
shoes weiJ recognized by ShaWs rela
tives and the funeral followed.
few davs ago another body was
tWUllll wi .
Dockets Shaw's relatives reogmaeo as
one which George ha.l carried a
further Identification was made on me
. . . . V. . A..t
n,.ut... rh.a ilent IV ot ic im.--
orpse is a mystery.
INSURGENT? ARE ROUTED
Governor At tne hmo
Overcomes Tribes nen-
LONDON, Nov. U.-Dlspatchcs from
Madrid say that the governor of Totu
an. Morocco, at the head of 1000 men,
marched against the Kabylo Insurgents
and after five hours fighting succeeded
In routing the tribesmen.
Committee of Engineers Meet With
Superintendent To Effect
SAN FRANCISCO. Nov. 13.-A com
mittee representing the Brotherhood of
Locomotive Engineer. 1 in confer
ence with H. J. Small, .uperlntendent
ot motive power. About three weekB
ago the engineers banded to Mr. Small
their demands for a new schedule
wages. Thl demand I for an Increase !
of 20 percent and has been under con
sideration by the officials of the South
ern Pacific. !
Assistant to the President Krutt-j
schmitt is conferring with the railway
teiem-aph operator who have asked
u HuvHuce in wage.
CONFLICT BETWEEN GREAT
BRITAIN AND GERMA
Is Inevitable 6o Declares Chinese
Press Urges Withdrawal of
SHANGHAI, Nov. IJ. Unusually
strong article are appearing In the
Chinese newspapers declaring despite
th withdrawal of British troop from
Shanghai to Wei Hal Wei and the with
drawal of the German forces from here
to Klao Chou, e Independence of the
Yangtse valley Is .till menaced. The j
Chinese want British and German, to
get out of China altogether. Papers,
add that a conflict between Germany
and Great Britain Is Inevitable.
FLOATS LARGE LOAN
Finance Minister Cabled Amount Is
Underwritten at 93 percent
VICTORIA. B. C, Nov. W-The Brit
ish Columbia governm ilt has floated a
loan In London of three and a half
million dollars, The Bnancj minister
received a cable from London last
night announcing 'hat the loan had
been underwritten at S3 per cent.
AUSTRIAN STATESMEN MIXUP
INSULT HURLED BY MEMBER AT
GERMANS LEADS TO ROUGH""
AND TUMBLE FIGHT.
VIENNA, Nov. I3.-Herr Schnat
started disorder in the reichsrath to
day by shouting: "You Germans are
lot of pigs." .Thereupon a number
of German deuptle cast themselves
upon Schnat, shouting: "Smash him.
kick him," which they proceeded to do.
Eventually Schnat was thrown down
a gangway to the bottom of the amphi
theatre. The fighting continued for
a quarter of an hour after suspension
of the sitting. Throughout the disor
der the combatants were encouraged
by hearty plaudits from the strangers'
TERRIBLE ERUPTION IN PROCESS
Fire and Stones Are
Houses Are Being
ROME, Nov. 13.-The volcano on
Stromboll Island (off north coast of
Sicily) has commenced a terrible erup
tion. A colossal column ot fire is
rising and Incandescent atones are be
ing emitted from the craters. Many
houses on the Island have been de
stroyed. MILITARY MAN MARRIES
Lieutenant Hanna Weds Miss Richards
Emminent Generals Attend.
NEW YORK. Nov. 13 Lieutenant
Mathew Eltlng Hanna of the Second
cavalry, military attache of the United
States legation at Havana and Ellen
Dodd Richards ot New York have been
married at Bloomlleld, N. X, the
country home of the bride's parents.
Among the guests were Governor and
Mrs. Franklin Murphy, Generals Leon
ard Wood and William R. Shatter.
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The perfection in economical stove construction
"SUPERIOR" HOT BLAST
For sale in Astoria only by the
Oo Sale September 20th.
j Four Men Are Killed and Many
Others Are Hideously
OFFICES ARE NOW HOSPITALS
Portion of Iron and Steel Work
Now Complete JW reck Dis
aster Occurred Without
I ,e ft ANON, PA., Nov.' lJ-ExploeJo.
of l)0ller ,n furnac, No. , at th9 woru
of fhA i,. m
ufacturlng company today caused
the death of four workmen and about
j fort$ other were injured. ;
I THE DEAD:
JOHN BRICKER. , ;
- AMONG THE INJURED ARE:
James Nine; condition critical.
Aaron Potterige; condition critical.
Francis Murray. '
Frank Arnold. - ' t
Geo. II. Moyer.
George Gols. ; . .
Pius Kline. '
Silvester Wolf. . ,.
Penrose Hush. '
Michael Shang. ' ' '.
There are others Injured whose
names are not obtainable. Physician
express the opinion that several of th
Injured wUl die. ! ,
The boiler exploded Without warning,
and the wreck of nine puddling fur
naces was complete. . The offices of
the works were converted into a hos
pital and a corps of nurses were
brought to the place. Some of the In
jured have their eyes burned out;
others have hands blown off. Many
of them, it Is believed, cannot live. It
te feared the list ot dead will be ma
terially increased when the ruin ot
the wrecked puddle furnace are ex
plored. READY FOR BUSINESS
Two Week Will Be Devoted By Com
mission to Hear Witnesses. r
SCR ANTON, Nov. 13. Member of
the strike commission are here and la
readiness to begin a hearing of the dif
ferences existing between the miners
and the operators. Sessions will be
gin tomorrow morning. i
Each side will have an array of at
torneys and It is expected two weeks
will be taken in hearing witnesses on
NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 13 American
Bankers association today concluded
their session and indications point to
San Francisco as the next place of
meeting. . -
Plumbers and Steamfittersl