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ASTORIA. OREGON, SUNDAY. DECEMBER 1, 1902.
Last week we spoke of our ex
clusive makes of Smoking Jackets
We now wish to refer to suit
cases. Umbrellas and Hats;
either may be selected now be
fore the rush and exchanged aft
er Xmas if necessary. We take
pleasure in pleasing customers.
Then there are such suitables
for Xmas presents as Dress or
Everyday Shirts, of which we
have a splendid variety.
SwMtU-w, Ntckwonr, Glove, JIoMeiy ami Silk
and Linen 1 1 ml kerchief, j.lain tind iniiialeJ. Wnrm
Underwear is always nccejitallo, nnd so me Hots.
Of course, Muita nml Overvonts nro fit Wiso's
nowhere else of tho choicest designs nnd mulcts, es
pccinlly Stronofl Bros. "High Art" gentlemen's gar
ments and the 0. K. A B. fine clothes.
Want something pleasing? Wise has it.
OUR CHRISTMAS GOODS
Are arriving and will hfi ready for inspection In a few days.
We will, tin usual, have the largest and newest stock of Holi
day gondii in the city.
Musical Instruments and Pictures
, BOOKS AND STATIONERY
Our Prices Cannot Be Beaten, Quality Considered
J. N, GRIFFIN
SUCCESSOR TO (IK
BEE HIVE STORE NEWS
Special Prices This Week on
Ladles' and Children's Furs
Girls' White Aprons
. la Eight Different
Tbey ire tht Prettiest Aprons
Ws Hsvt Seen
Ladles' White Muslin
Lace Corset Covers
SOc to 1.50
IFF IN & KUKI
Our $1 Kid Gloves
For the Holiday Trade
The Very Best
Our Customers All Indorse
Ladies' and Men's Slippers
In High Novelties
Ladles' and Chlldrens Coats "
Cheaper Than Elsewhere
DEATH OF HON.
THOMAS B. REED
Noted CxSpeakcr of House of
Representatives Dies at
Washington, D. C.
AN ILLNESS OF ONE WEEK
Arrived Isi National Capital Mon
day, Wan Taken III Ha mo
Day unit Since Stead
WASHINGTON. Dec. .-Thomas
llrtukett Iteed, ex-speakor of the house
of representatives, and for many yeurs
proinlmiil In rmbllc lire, died here to
night at 12:10 o'clock In hi apartments
In tho Arlington.
Tho Immediate .nunc of death m
.V '-l.nntfo for the worso was noted
In Mr. Reed's condition early this morn
Intf. At ;) oIlMk he was given sub
cutaneous Siilltu tranwfuslon In order
t.i stimuli his kidneys, which were
fulling to iH-iform their proiwr func
tions. At 8 o'clcok this afternoon the
iwllne solution was again administered,
about three "luartu of fluid being used.
The heirt became weaker and weaker,
but the patient retained consciousness
until 11 o'clock tonight when comlete
coma CUIH0 on.
A the Udrflde when he died were Mr
Jlcd nnd Mls Kutherlnc Heed, Pot
tors 'lmdlnr, McDonald. HWwp and
'ioodnovr and tho nursts.
Mr. Keel's mind was In such a slat
during ths day that he did not realise
the serloimi 'if his condition.
wns cheoiful and conversed with those
Knout his bedsld?. When It beeani
apparent thit he would not survive bis
lllwss his wife and daughter were no
llf.ed nnd they remained constantly at
the bedsftlo until the distinguished pa
ttvnt breathed bis last.
With only a faint hope, of saving his
life, oxygen was administered through
out the day. Mr. Reed had W suf
ferlng from Bright' disease for some
tlimi which reach 'id an acute stage to
day and this furnlahed additional cause
for slurtn. He pushed away peaceful
ly nnd without mi.t. No arrangements
have been mads for the funenai.
Mr. Re.td came to Washington Mon
dny to attend to some business before
the United States supreme court. He
was taken III that dny and went to
bi d. He had a sIlKht attack of appen
dlrltls but later kid-icy trouble develop.
DENVER OFFICIALS SENTENCED
Mayor nnd Alderman Must Serve In
- Jail for Contempt.
. D15NVEU. Dec. -Mayor Wright
nd 11 aldemen were sentenced this
afternoon by Judge Mulllns of the dis
trict court to .serve four months In Jail
for contempt of court In disregarding
the Injunction issued by Judgo Mulllns
to restrain enactment of the ordi
nance granting a franchlse'to the Den
ver City Tramway company In the
form In which it was presented.
Mayor Wright signed Hie ordlnnnee
though this act was Bpeclflcnlly forbid
den by the court.
An npp?'iljv.is taken and the men
remain nt lib. Or under bonds.
WEIGHT OP HIS MONEY
DHEW HIM TO DEATH.
Edward Porter Is Knocked Overboard
nnd Drowned While Bound
fo His Wedding.
NEW YOKK, Dec. 8.-A peculiar
drowning Is rporled from Canursle,
Long Island. With 300 in sliver in
his pockets which he had saved for
Ms wedding. Edward Porter was
knocked from his stoop while returning
to port nnd drowned.
Owing to the storm his crew could
lender no assistance and weighted
down by tho coin, Porter, although a
good swimmer, sank almost Instantly.
IMMENSE TUNNEL COMPLETED
Workmen Have Deen Busy for Six
Years, Dlggln? Under Lake.
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Dec. . -The
last spndeful of earth that separated
the workmen in digging two sections of
the big waterworks tunnel. 100 feet un
der Lake Erie, was removed today
siid afr six years of continuous labor,
the tunnel Is practically completed.
Its purpose is to ,iupplyth city wiMi
nuie water from Intake crib five miles
out In Luke Erie. !
' Hlme tho work was begun M lives
have been lost through explosions and
80OUS TBLMNa POINTS
Wag's of Independent Company Very
Indifferent Workmen Compel
led to Trade at Company
sntANTON. Dec. . The miners
having finished the ttttack on the Coexe
mine In Hazelton region tody, turn
ed the attention of the coal strike com
mission to tho collieries of the Markle
compny. In the same locality,
Witnesses for the mlneworkers scored
what appeared to be tilling points with
regard to wages nnd other conditions
prevailing in the mines of this Independ
lupies Gallagh ;r, 0 years of age, who
hnd worked In the Markle mines for o
yer was calleJ to the stand. He
asserted thut the wages were so low
thut he was always In debt to the
coiiipiny and that In seventeen year!
he only once received money In wages
and tbnt was $50.
H lestlrted that he had to deal at
the company's store.
PEARS HUNT PRESIDENT
Gridiron Club Have Burlesque at Ex
pense of Roosevelt.
WASHINGTON, Dec. . The Decern
ber dinner of the Gridiron club at the
rlliiRton hot! tonight was a success.
The Washington correspondents who
compose the organisation made use
recent events and prospective happen
It', fur their burl?suues.
One of the best hits of the evening
ca.nc late wb?n two bears appeared
One wos a real one and the other was
Impersonated by a member of the club
He announced that they were from
Mississippi and were looking for the
They had tried to find him ki the
cane brakes a few weeks ago, but fall
ing, had come to Washington In search
for him. After iiarluking -ef refresh
ments. they departed, as was wild, for
the White House.
William Smedlcy, Famous In Church
Music, Is Getting Blind.
CHICAGO, Dec. ((.William Smed
lev. one of the most famous cholrmast
ers In the country and who has held
that position in St. James Episcopal
church in this city since 18SS has been
compelled on account of approaching
blindness to retire. .
Mr. Smedley Is 67 years of age. He
was soloist of Trinity church in New
York for 14 years and has been choir
master of All Angels church In New
York and other churches in this coun
try and England. He has composed
many nieces of church music. The po
sitlon of Ichormnster emeritus has been
created at St. James church for Mr.
Smedley carrying with it half pay as
long as he lives.
HELD FOR GRVND LARCENY.
Claims Society's Funds Are His by
Right of Posesslon.
NEW YORK. Dec. 6.-Luwrence
Murphy, treasurer of the Stonecutters'
association of the city of New York,
who Is accused of having created a
shortage of $35,000 in the funds of the
society and who has been held for
the Riand Jury on the specific charge
of grand larceny of the sum of $10,000,
has procured a writ of habeas corpus
directing his production in court n
Monday, with a view to his release
from the city prison.
The petition sets forth that the as
sociation, being an unincorporated so
ciety, its members have a vested point
right In the assets of the association
or society and tho possession of one is
the possession of all.
HAS TROUBLES OF HIS OWN.
Famous Composer Asks His Govern
ment to Protect Him. -
r. uviiP.NE. Mass.. Dec. 6. The al-
i.rV.i ,-relllni'S nf MascBKiil have again
fulled to attach .the receipts of the
concerts given by the comiioser ana
his company here. v
Mnscngul sent a message to the Ital
ian ambassador at Washington and
hi nt It mne comulalnlng
of the alleged difficulties put In his way
and asking for protection. '
NEW YORK, Pee. . Dr. Timothy
Field Allen ,a prominent physician of
this city died from apoplexy. He was
dean of tho Homeopathic college and
president of the New Yok Opthnlmic
hospital. Dr. Allen was the author of
many works on botany and medicine.
ROLLS TO RUIN
Express Plunges Down Embank
ment Killing Six. Persons
DEFECTIVE PILOT THE CAUSE
The Disaster In the Worst of the
Kind Which Him Ever Oc
curred in History of
HALIFAX, Dec. 6. The worst "train
wreck In the history of the Interna
tional Canadian government railway
happened at noon today at Belmont
station 70 miles from Halifax, when
the Canadian Pacific express ' from
Montreal rolled down an embankment,
kilting at least six persons, injuring a
score of others and completely wreck
ing the locomotive, postal, express and
taggaga ca-s and several passenger
Six bodies thus far have been recov
ered and one of the bodies is that of
SAMUEL TRIVES, engine driver.
W. R. McDONALD. merchant, Glas
gow. UUIDENTIF1ED WOMAN
THREE UNIDENTIFIED MEN.
Of the injured, Wm. Kennedy of
Black Rock, N. F., will die, and sev
eral others are believed to be to a
The dining car conductor, two ex
press messengers nad two brakemen
are very seriously Injured. The fire
man was hurled through a window of
the cab and picked up In an adjoining
field practically unhurt. ,
Ttie accident was caused by the pil
ot becoming loose and falling in front
of the engine, which was thrown from
the rails. The train ploughed ahead
for 50 feet and then turned over and
rolled down the embankment.
UNION MEETNG CONLUDES
WITH FREE FOR ALL FIGHT.
Deadly Riot Precipitated by Placing
Two Candidates in the Field
NEW YORK, Dec. 6.-One man was
seriously wounded and a score of per
sons have been badly bruised and beat
en In a small riot that followed a meet
ing of the Ionworkers" and Bridgework
ers' union In this city.
During the free fight engaged In by
over 200 men, jnany shots were fired,
and one of the members. Albert Conolly
was shot In the side. Ht was taken to
the hospital, where it was said his
wound was serious.
Policemen Bullman and Farnan were
roughly handled and more casualties
might have followed had It not been for
tho. arrival of reinforcements.
The fight ia said to have started in
an argument over the nomination of
one of the members for president.
Two tickets were put In the field.
The police say that one of the candi
dates started his campaign at once by
ordering a barrel of beer and inviting
all of the members to drink. There are
about 50 members of the union and it
is said over 200 remained to accept the
invitution. Arguments ensued and sev'
eral shots were fled. When the police
appeured the crowd Jumped upon them
aid the hall was cleared only after
enforcements had been called.
Connolly wos found in a saloon where
his fnffpjJs hnd carried him.
MUTINEERS ARE SUPPOSED
TO BE ON PITCAIRN.
Signals From This Island Leads to the
BelUf That the Murderous Sea
,nien Are Safe on Land.
NEW YORK, Dec. 5. The captain of
the British ship Howth from Australia,
reports, according to a Herald dispatch
from Son Francisco, that on September
Ju, when oft Pltcaim island, fire signals
were noticeable. He says he made ev
ery effort to take his ship in, but was
ba filed by the severe weather.
The captain is of he opinion that
the mutineers of the Leicester Castle,
whose story was told yesterday In an
Associated Press dispatch from
Queenstown, had reached , Pltcaim
island and the signals were due to the
desire of the Inhabitants to get rid of
the undesirable visitors.
The Leicester Castle shipped 14 men at
this port. These men signed the ship's ,
articles before the British consul or
July 25 last, the day before the vessei
sailed out of the harbor. Among thesw
men were James1 Turner, W. Hoblw
and E. Bears, and they were the only
Americans among the crew.
They wer shipped at a tmle whet
sailors were scarce in the port, and
Captain Peattie refused to pay the
shipping masters the price they ssked
for the men. The 14 men were picked
up at various places along the water
front, on street corners and In saloons.
A FRUSTRATED HOLDUP
Two Armed Men Put to Flight By I
Nervy Gun Play.
BOISE, Idaho, Dec. e.-A bold holdup
ras attempted this evening at the meat
market and grocery store of Hyatt and
Vlckerjr In the center of the town. Two
masked men, carrying two loaded guns
entered tha meat market about t
o'clrw k and while one held op George
Ley, the other stepped Into tho gro
cery and covered -John Hyatt,
Thomas D. VRkey who was In the
office, seized a pistol and opened fire.
At the first shot one of the robbers fell.
He quickly regained bis feet and with
his companion ran through the meat
market, both men firing without effect
at Ley as they left the building. No
arrests have been made.
RETURNNG FROM MANILA.
Number of Discharged Soldiers Is Un
SAN FRANCSCO, Dec. t-The
transport Thomas.now on the way
from Manila and Nagasaki, Is expect
ed to reach port on December Zl. On
board are 779 discharged men, 122
casuals and 62 sick men. The number
of discharged soldiers Is unusually
The next transport to leave port Is
the Sheridan, scheduled to begin the
voyage to Manila on the first day of
CRUISERS IN COMMISSION
LONDON, Dec. S. A dispatch from
Rom 3 says that two cruisers have been
ordered put In commission for immed
iate active service. It is believed the
snips are going to Venesuela. i
Burnt Leather Goods
PilloiY Tops, Card Cases
Opera Bags, fable Covers
C. H. COOPER'S
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For sale in Astoria only by the
ECLIPSE HARDWARE COMPANY
T h a a a aiiiigia ft ai
IN WARM SESSION
The Lie Is Given and This leads
to Blows and Disgrace
ful Riot Ensues.
WILL RESULT IN DUELS
Two Prominent Members Escort
ed From Chamber br a
Strong Cordon of
PARIS, Dec. .-The t hamber of dep
uties was a scene of a violent disturb
ance tnfs afternoon during . which
general melee occurred In the space of
the Tribune requiring ' the summoning
of a military commandant of Paxi
Pour'uon with a platoon of colonial In
fantry who forcibly ejected two dis
orderly members .vho declined to retire
after an ordsr for their temporasy ex
pulsion had been voted.
The affair was the outcome of much
feeling which has been aroused lately
between the government's supporter
and the minority. The government had
desireO to close parliament today for
a holiday recess and this was resisted
by the minority on the ground that the
chambers should remain In session to
discuss the budget.
Feeling was intensified when, Revis
ionist Deputy Gauthier made a savage
att&ck on the government for Its lax
ity In prosecuting parties connected
with the Humbert scandal. He called
on Minister Justice Valle for an explan
ation of the affair and the minister
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