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LISHt D IN ASTORIA
PKK8I Hr.RVICR . . .
TION IN CLATSOP
AND THE ADJOINING
COUNTIES . . , . .
ASTORIA. OKEGONi : SATURDAY. NOVEMIIER 22. 1902.
Mini Meat, ltalslns, Orsnberri, I'lum I'mlding, and all the
delicacies for an Inviting Ttwuk.irlin tabl. Cull nl place
yr order early lor Ihe best.
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iiimI Illicitly sudsl'm l or) supply of Ihio
Groceries and Dry Goods
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Wo will receive your suhserl ntlon to any paper or magaxlne
in iuiIiINIm -in" ml. HaveWme and trouble by sending your
rutiirrltln ihroarfh UK.
Tli" subH-r lion prlre of the Saturlay Evening Foil wilt
soon be mlvune ed to II per yar. Bubscrlbe NOW at the eld
1 ut-ft iwr year,
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if I'll v :
I hi' ill 'v'Ki '
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Corn Fed .
Turkeys From .
Kansas . . .
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483-451 BOND STREET I
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SunJy Dinners I Specialty
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346-550 Bond sr.
In us and in our
clothing will be
more than ever jus
tified when you see S
our splendid offer
ings in hand-made
No other stock in
the city can dupli
cate our goods, val
ues or prices.
The very latest
styles, made in the
most perfect man
ner' oi the tailoring
art, from materials
warranted to give
Both Sides Express Willingness
to Come Together and Ef
feet a Conciliation.
M'VEAOH AUTHOR OF IDEA
It In I'ohhIIiIc Settlement tun not
He Id-urlH'it hi Munuer Pro
8CRANT0V 1.-The mine-
worker, through their representative
have umct J with the mine owner to
attempt to adjust Uie difference ex
Ming U-tween them outside of the an-Uirm-lte
coal strike commission. The
iroiKltion wu made on a compromise
basis, and negotiations. It In expected,
will ut once tie entered on, with reason
ble hone of settlement, without fur
ther 11 Id from the arbitrator.
The rough' proposition which to
form the basis of negotiation l a 10
Hrei-nt Increase In wage, a nine-hour
ilnv. and trade agreements between
the miner and the company by which
thev are employed. While both sides
have expressed a willingness to ettle
the differences among themselves. It In
not to be conotrued that It tarried with
it the acceptance of the term propos
ed. It Is possible that the fuundutlon
already laid can be wrecked by either
turty holding out too strongly Hgnlnst
some ouestlon and thus leave Uie
whole matter In the hands cf the coin
nilssloners, who In the meanliine will
iici ns a sort of board or conclllla
lion rather than a a board of arbl
trillion. The move, one of the most
tiiinnrtant In the story of the coal
strike, created a mild sensation whe
It became known. It wu brought
about by both sides seeing that th.
irotved litis before the commission
would be intormlnable and In the In
termliieltng of lawyers for both sld
mi miislile nvrecmcnt proposition was
branched mid tuken up.
It cannot be officially stated whle
nurtv made the proposition first, but
It is generally believed to have been
Wayne MacVcagh, who tarried on
such a brilliant cross examination
President Mitchell, Is given credit for
bringing about the present situation.
The commissioners w-ere Informed of
the new turn of affair last night and
ut once ocqulesed to the proposed ar
HKLD FOrt DEFRAUDING
ITALIAN OUT OF 3000.
Contract for Building Granite Blocks
and Heservolrs Frove to Be
NKW YOUK, Nov. 21. Three men
charged technically with the larceny
of tlM. but who are alleged to have
been thu means through which the
con nl.iliiiuit lost a much larger amount
have been arraigned In the police court
here. They are Daniel W. Lesee atlas
George nivjrs, George W. Palmw
whose card says he Is a commissioner
of thi United States court of claims.
and Thlilp II. IHiotides, a clerk connect
1 ed with the Huslnea Improvement
The arrest were made on a warrant
secured some months ago, the complain
snt being Joseph Marone, an Italian
contractor, Marone alleges that In an
sw.r lo an advertisement, he called at
Palmer' oftlce and was tuken by
Palmer to the offlee of the Halter In
vestment company. There Lcsee told
Mm he had a contract to get out a
quantity of granite blocks In Connec
ticut and wanted SOO men to work In
the uimrry. Rhondes Is alleged to have
told Marone that he had a contract for
ii reservoir at Providence, R. I., and
wanted 1000 men.
Taking both contracts, Man-one says
he paid Lease J500 and Rhondes $700,
Hint, he put hU mm to work but found
out afterward that Lesoe and Rhondes
did not have the contracts as they
hud asset-led. Kventually he was com
pelled to pay his men $4200.
At police headquarters It wns said
that Lesee's picture waa In the rogue's
gallery as a "commercial swindler."
SPEARED THROUGH THE NECK.
Missile Removed and It Is Thought
the Injured Man Will Recover.
NEW LONDON, Conn., Nov. 21.
Leonard of Groton, an emplorVlTAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 21.:
of a shipbuilding company, ha been
sneared by a 10-foot strip of wood that
llew from a circular saw. TJie lnnce
llke missile struck him In the throat,
passed entirely through his' neck and
18 Inches of the wood projected be-
rilnd hi right r. Companions sawed
off the grjatir part of trie stick ami
Leonard walked to a building In the
Fhvslrlans round that the stick bad
passed between' the musclis and the
Important vessels of the throat and
neck. It was impossible to withdraw
It without danger Of killing Leonard.
All the inust'Kn on" one side of the
neck had to be cut and the spear was
removed from the side, Leonard will
prob-ibly recover. -
8TUDENTS DENOUNCE USE
OF PISTOLS IN DUELS.
Sword Only Should Be t'sed by Gen
tlemen in Affair of Honor
BERLIN, Nov. 21. Sixty-two stu
dents' socletle with a membership of
2300 from the Berlin university, the
technical Institute and other Institu
tion in this city, held a great meet
ing In the- Philharmonic hall against
ntstol duels between Mudi-nts and of
ficers. The pistol wa denounced as
a weapon for American trappers and
the sword was declared to be prefer
able, It standing upon a higher moral
plane and being a more chivalrous
weapon. The swoker nolnted out that
th German emperor had repeatedly
advised the officer to practice wltn
swords and to settle their affairs of
honor with that arm, but the officers
objected, on the ground that the sword
u not severe enough lo wash their
stained honor clean.
The meeting finally adopted a res
olutlon sklng the minister of war to
give the students' commit tee an equal
voice with the officers court of honor
In nettling difference between the stu
dents and officers. Th resolution al
so asked the minister only to permit
the use of pistol In the case of great
family Inimlts and when one ot uie
nartles Is physically unable to fight
with the word.
TRADE WITH AMERICA DECLINES
Manufacturer Claim That Business Is
Not a Good as Formerly.
NEW YORK, Nov, 31.-Yorksh!re
manufacture.- .-oulluue to complain of
declining trade with the United States,
cable the iAindoc enrtespondent of
the Tribune. While there has been
meager gain of $103,000 In exports rom
Leeds to tho United States during the
last 12 months compared with 1901, It
can lie explained by shlpements of wool
and Iron rather than by an improve
ment In the woolen trade or metal
In the Bradford district, the pros
perlty of which depends largely upon
a brisk trade with the United States,
the manufacturers are forecd to admit
that the American market is now main
lv supplied with home goods. The tex
tile trades of Leeds are suffering also.
Exports of .machinery, steel rods end
Iron from Leeds to the United States
have fallen during the last quarter
even from the low level of the pre
PRESIDENT DESIRES PEACE
Asks - for Conference to Effect Con
WASHINGTON. Nov. 21.-Several
leader In both branches of congress
have been Invited by tha president to
call on him at the executive offices
next Monday, He will discuss with
them featuri of the forthcoming mes
smre relating to trusts and tariff.
The president hopes as a result of
the conference with republican leaders
to pave the way for a reconciliation of
anv difficulties that may arise between
the two houses.
CROWN PRINCE IN FRISCO
Is Weil Pleased With Conditions In
America Speaks of Trade Interests
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 21.-Tht
rown prince of Slam arrived here to
night. The prince said the United
States had realhted his expectation?
and there was no reason reason why
direct trale should not be established
between Slam and the United State;.
Already the Siamese ,ised American
roods which came thr-w?h Hong Kong
and Singapore and were for this rea
son thouKht to be of British manufac
VICTORIA, 3. C, N jv. 21-Pmnier
Jamea punsmuir has resigned and
Hon, Co. I G. Pryor. ilnlster of mines
has been called upon the rail the cabi
net. The composition it the cabi
net will remain praoUcaliy unchang
WHEAT IS QUOTED HIGH
May and December wheat on tho local
board today reached $1.40. the highest
auotation In years. Present condition
of wheat on ihla coait is strongly bul
lish. Cash wheat 1 exceedingly scarce
and the farmer are holding stocks.
IN OCEAN RACE
Cruiser Cincinnati With Heavy
Handicap Overcomes All
ALABAMA GIVES HARD RUB
Course From Hampton ltoadx,
Ya., to 8an Juan, Porto Itlco
and ContcMt Lasted lor
NEW YORK, Nov. 21.-Csrrylng a
ereal white bone in her teeth and with
phuHporescent spray dashing high up
on her sharp oows, the cruiser Cincin
nati forged abreast of Culebra light
at midnight last night, a winner In the
createst ocean race of warships ever
run on the North Atlantic seaboard,
avs a Herald dispatch from San Juan,
p.urelv two miles astearn of the cruls
er (lashfd the white searchlight of the
great battleship Alabama. She had
distanced all her rivals of the heavy
weight cla.is and had shown her qual
ity by putting up a hammer-and-tongs
struggle all the way from Hampton
Roads. Va-. with the fleet-footed cruis
er. One by one she had left behind the
little funboat TSlachlas, the Indiana,
the new battleship Kearearge, her own
particular rival, and last of all, the
Plucky Massachusetts, sister ship of
That the comparatively old Massas
achusetu waa a stronger competitor
than th. Kearsarge Is one of the sur
prises of -.he race.
This Is ihe irst time in Its history
that the ships of the North Atlantic
squadron have engaged In such a King
dlstano! speed contest In the open sea.
As a component part of the great
fleet of .varshlps now assembling
the winter naval maneuvers under com
mand of Admiral Dewey, the North
Atlantic squadron waa ordered, after
assembling tt Hampton Roads, to pro- j
ceed to the naval rendesvous off Cul- j
ehra Liirht. the beacon that gleams
from -the pinnacle of a rocky little Is
land off San fuan Point, Porto Rico
Five of the ships lined up for the
i .ri a nnon on Saturday the Ala
bama, the Gearsarge, the Massachus
etts, the Indiana and the Machlas, ba-
bv of the fleet. The last named is a
i,nwiat nnlv 190 feet long ?nd of 1000
The other four
The Massachusetts and Indiana are
sister vessels, launched in 1893 and
with the Oregon, not entered in tnis
contest, they mark the earlier type of
firstclass battleships of the new navy.
The Kearsarge and the Alabama re-
pres?nted later types of eea-figUters
At the flash of the gun the leviathans
. i.i. ,,11 t,ouA nf steam
were on 10 sen wii" i""
and In 10 minutes all were ploughing
through the ocean headed for Culebra,
with widening maelstroms of white
spume boiling from under their pound
ing screws. Almost from me sin
th e Alabama began to lu'se
her rivals, she gatnea visim
Indiana and the little Machlas. The
Kearsarire was regarded as her most
dangerous adversary of the battttsnip
m device was neglected on ettner
of the giants of the fleet to speed them
to their limit. Smoke poured from
their huge stacks and their decks quiv
ered above the throbbing engines. Four
hours from the start. Just before twi
light, the Alabama left the Kearsars.
hull down astern wltn omy ncr ..sit
ing tops in sight.
Barring accident, tt was me aiu-
bama's race, so far as me uno...
were concerned but at sundown Mon
dnv the lookout at Ihe stern of the
leader sighted tne (.monn.iu
uo like a race horse held In check for
the finish. She had made up her
handicap, had pa.d nir the others
and was now speeding In the wake of
her sole competitor.
It seemed a hopeless task for the bat-
i i-.it, to try to hold the cruiser, nut
.I 1,,-nve tlsht of It all day
Mir iiicvh- ------ -
M.,n.1,v and on Tuesday and Wcdnea-
3 C!kn i-hiltnil hpr rival us the
imV. CIIC virevn
Inttor slowly forged abeam and then
T of her. almost wltliln sight of
When Culebra light was picked up
the Alabama wns under rorced draught
and going at a terrific clip, but she
could not close up he gap. Barely
two miles astern of the cruiser at mid-
nlirht she hove to. The Kearsarge,
Massachusetts. Indiana and Machlas
were not In sight at the finish.
CHICA'30, Nov. 21. Billy Rothford
. . si -...
won the decision over uvurgv u.-
roe before :h? Apollo Athletic club last
night. The men put up a scientific
contest, Munroe did some clever
work with his left while Rothford
male many misses with tils right. The
d'-cUlon was unpopular.
IMPORTANT RULING MADE
BY SECRETARY OF NAVY.
Precedent Established Whereby All
Employes of Navy Yard Can Ap
pear Before Board of Wage.
WASHINGTON, Nov. .-Secretary
Moody ha made an important ruling
by which employe In the government
navy yard are Allowed to present to
the board of wage direct any ques
tion affecting the rate of wages. The
secretary state that hi decision la to
form a precedent and will apply to all
navy yard of th government. In his
letter 'he say:
'1 desire to establish the following
precedent, via: That a committee of
workmen la any trade in the yard by
making application to the commandant
shall be permitted to appear before
the board of wage and present data
concerning the rate of wages paid to
workmen In their trade In the vicinity
of the yard and make explanation con
cerning condition under which the
work is Jet-formed, and that the data
presented and, statements made shall
be given car-aful consideration b the
board In suhmlttlne Its recommenaa
tlon of wage rate,"
YOUNG STUDENT KILLED
Cruel Bullet Speeds Past Target and
Ends Boy' Life.
NEW YORK. Nov. 21. August Lau
ber, seven years of age, ha been kil
led near hi home in Brooklyn by Peter
Bumhoff, a pigeon fancier.
August, with some playmates, was on
the roof of a barn reading when Bum
hoff discovered a "coaxer" among his
Dlsreon cote. Procuring a rifle he
fired at the strange bird which was
endeavoring to lead away his pet-
The rifle ball passed through the
oiseon and sped on to the adjoining
building where the children were pour
ing over their studies In the open air.
unknown to the man who fired the shot,
Ausust was Bitting near the edge of
the roof. The bullet struck and kil
led him instantly, his body falling to
the street 25 feet below.
Rumhoff wa horrified at the result of
his marksmanship. He was arrested
on a charge of homicide.
REFUSES JUR TRIAL
County Clerk In Colorado Charged
With Violating Court's Injunctions.
DENVER, Nov. 21. District Judge
Johnson today refused jury trial to
Julius Achle. clerk of Araphahoe coun
ty, on the charge of contempt In cer
tifying names on registration lists prior
to the late election after he had been
enjoined from doing so. Judge John
ton held that the amendment to the
code allowing jury trial in contempt
c"ase waa unconstitutional.
PEACB AT LAST
Revolutionary Leader Signs Treaty
With Government Representatives.
PANAMA. Nov. 21. Consul General
Guduer landed from the battleship
Wisconsin at four o'clock bringing the
news that a treaty of peace had been
slimed this afternoon by the revolution
ary leader, General Herrera, and the
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At First Sign of Danger Railroad
tn.oim.ui uuarus rnvaic
Car and Escapes Death.
LOSS OF LIFE EQUALS 10,000
Everbody Trying to Leave Devas
tated Country-refugees Are
Members of Families of '
SAN FRANCISCO. Nov. 21-Preal-dent
Adolph Meyer, of the Champerica
railroad, had a . picturesque escape
from death near the Guatemalan vol
cano. Santa Maria. . At the first sign
of serious danger, Mr. Meyer ordered
that his private car be coupled to the
moat powerful engine In the place, and
that the train be held In readiness for
departure at a moment notice. When
the rain of tone, sand and ashes be
came thick and heavy, threatening
death to all :.he inhabitant of the re
gion, be ordered hi engineer to run
at full speed to Champerlco, and he
was carried away through the dark-'
nesa in a wild race with the black,
storm of destruction. The railroad
president, In his private car, outran
the danger, and the. farther he got.
away he lighter waa the fall( of the
The steamer Amassts, which arrived
here with the above information, re
ports that she was boarded at Chara
perico.1 by agent of the Kosmos and,
other lines, and that they reported the
loss of life was es tmated at 10,000
and it was reported that 23 puebloa or
Indian villages were ruined. At
Champerlco there were many refugee
desiring to leave the country. The
refugees consisted mostly of the fam
ilies of wealthy plaarers.
HAD KILLED TWENTY PEOPLB
Desoarate Criminal In Arizona Dies on
SOMONVILLE, Arl.. Nov.. 21
Augustin Chacon was hanged here to
day. Chacon was one of the , most
desperate outlaws whose crown deed
have been recorded in the annate or
Ariiona. It i believed he had killed
at least a score of persons.
The crime for whicn he wa executed
today was the murder of Paul Becker
on Christmas day, 1895.
FUSILADS OF SHOTS
Take Place At Prbieflght-One Mas
GUTHRIE, O. T., Nov. '.1. Trouble
arose at a prize fight at Oklahoma City
tonight and 35 shots were fired. Gol-
die Wilson fell dead und his brother la
fatally Injured and two unknown men
are shot through the thoulder and an
other through the leg. '
NEW YORK, Nov. 21. -Dunn' Re
view says: Failures for the week are
26 In the Unit-id atates, a against
21S for last year. n
Plumbers and Stearafitten