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About The morning Astorian. (Astoria, Or.) 1899-1930 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 7, 1903)
ASTOltlA, OREGON, SA TUMMY. KE11RUAKY 7, IMS
LEGISLATORS CLOSE HOUSE
THE OLD RELIABLE
(Continued from pug 1)
THERE IS HQ SUBSTITUTE
EXCELLENT SHOWING OF
THE WATER COMMISSION'
Annual Statement for Tear 1901 Shows
,' Net Gain Made to Have Been
More than 17500.
The net rain "made by the Astoria
water commission during the year 1902
is shown by the quarterly report of
Clerk Mansell, presented at last night's
meeting; of the commissioners, to have
been $7571.91. The report is a gratify
ing one. For the quarter ending De
cember SI, 1902, the receipts were as
October .. .. $ 2,337 70
.November .. ... .. 2.184 SO
December ... .... 2.S17 10
Total . $ ,S39 10
Balance an hand October 1.. 19.5S7 02
Total $17.4:6 12
The disbursements for the quarter
are shown to have been as follows:
Salaries, etc ...... .... ......$ 1,787 01
Interest on semi-Annual bonds 8,000 00
first laid. Specimens of the staves
were shown to illustrate this fact anJ
they bore out the statements of those
who Investigated the matter to a nicety.
On account, however, of the pipe being
part decayed it is deemed advisable to
replace It with steel pipe which will
cost 5 percent more than wood of the
llo.illnK. transporting and booming of
logs and timber, and providing for the
condemnation of lands and the grant
ing of executive rights under the sup
ervision of the county court, passed the
house, having been made a special or
der of business.
MAKTIAL LAW INVOKED.
Hussi.in Labor Circles rianned to Re
bel Against Government.
London, Fb. 1 According to a tel
egram from Kieff, published In the
Times this morning, a widespread and
well organised seditious movement
ag.iinst the government and against
capitalism has been discovered In south
Russian labor clr.'les, and It Is rumor
ed that three Industrial areas will be
placed under martial law.
Total $ 9,787 01
The balance remaining In the general
fund January 1, 1903, is shown to be
The report likewise contains an ex
haustive statement showing the value
of the water system, based on Its cost,
Cost of system to Jan. 1. 1903J233.M0 79
Stock of supplies 21.467 89
Loose proprty 1,698 29
Furniture 1,132 79
Tools 477 52
Total .$308,717 28
There Is also a summary of the gross
earnings and cost of operation for the
entire year 1902, which makes the fol
lowing Interesting showing:
Water rates $ 30,141 75
Delinquent charges - 66 50
Tapping mains 104 41
Total $ 30,420 19
Less $2500 for fire hydrant
rental and $111 for water
furnished city.. 2,61100
Net receipts $ 27,809 00
Cost of operations $ 5,28176
Interest paid 14,727 52
Loss on condemned pipe 288 00
Total $ 20,237 28
Net gain for the year $7571.91.
At the meeting of the water com
mission held last evening the following
claims were allowed: The Astorian,
$1; News, $1; Budget, $2; Astoria Elec
tric company, 85c; Fisher Bros., $11.80;
Schofleld & Hauke, $1.30; S. H. Wlllet,
$6.65; Pacific Iron works, $8.25; C. C.
Masten, $24.06; Sherman Transrer com
pany, $65.60; Crane Co., $110.35; total,
$232.66. Connection has not yet been
effected with the Taylor school but ev
erything Is in readiness to do so and
the pipe end at the school has an ex
cellent pressure. An Interesting de
velopment has come to light In regard
to the wood pipe leading to the reser
voir on the hill. That portion of the
main situated on high ground, where
the water is In consequence of not
much Volume and the "pressure is light
the pipe Is found to be In a decayed
condition, while on the other hand
where the pressure Is strong the volume
of water larger the pipe has taken on a
hardness almost equal to that of metal.
It is, In fact, as substantial as when
WILL ARRANGE SCHOLARSHIPS.
Agreement Rached Whereby Will of
Cecil Rhodes Is to Have Effect.
Kansas City, Mo., Feb. 6. Dr. George
H. Parkin of Toronto. Canada, who
represents the trustees under the Cecil
Rhodes' will to decide upon the method
by which free scholarships to Oxford
university are to be awarded to Ameri
can boys, held a conference In this city
with the presidents of the universities
of the southwest A tentative arrange
ment was completed and a man from
each of the states and territories will
be sent to Oxford in 1904 under the
terms of the will. The conference
recommended that the president of
each State or territorial university
should appoint two or four heads of
educational Institutions in his state,
who, with himself as chairman, shall
constitute a committee of selection.
CUB.VN FLAG RECOGNIZED.
Spanish Government Not Opposed to In
slgnia of Island.
Madrid, Feb. 6. The minister of for
eign affairs denies positively that any
representations have been made to the
Cuban minister at Madrid, Senor Mor
cban, regarding the hoisting there of
the Cuban flag over his residence. The
Cuban minister is declared to be acting
within his rights In displaying the flag
the day he presented his credential?
and the government recognizes both
the Cuban minister an dthe Cuban flag
It is understood here, however, that
the Spanish government has advised
Its minister at Havana not to hoist the
Spanish flag on assuming office.
KING'S HEALTH SATISFACTORY.
Continues to Improve and Is Now Able
to Drive Out.
London, Feb. I The progrea of
King Edward toward recovery contin
ues satisfactory. He was expected to
drive out yesterday, but in the face
of the keen east wind. Sir Francis
Laking. the king's physician, pronounc
ed it imprudent The court will remain
at Windsor over Sunday, after which
Its movements are uncertain.
No other soap in
the world is used so
much ; or so little of
it goes so far.
Sold nil ovr the world.
Create Sorious Riot Because of Un
London, Feb. . A dispatch from
Rome published In the Morning Leader
reports serious rioting among the stu
dents of the Naples university tn conse
quence of an unpopular government
regulation. The professors have been
maltreated, the windows of the univer
sity smashed and a bonfire made of
the furniture. On the troops being
summoned the students fled. The uni
versity is now closed.
Germany Will Give Particular Atten
tion to Them In Treaties.
Berlin, Feb. 6. At a banquet of th?
agiicultural council held last night,
Chancellor von itulow, referring to the
completion of the new German customs
tariff, announced that the government
would give particular attention to the
interests of agriculture In the negotia
tion of new commercial treaties.
MINERS' WAGES INCREASED.
Material Advance Will Be Made by
First of April.
Cumberland, Md., Feb. 6. Nearly all
of the operators In the Meyersdale, Pa.,
bituminous coal region announce that
a material advance In the wages to
miners will be made on April 1. About
2000 men will be affected.
Iff OFFICE! ARB OPBM
to two classes of persons: book.
keepers, and stenographers. W bars
not been able for months past, to meet
the demind on Us for help. Quality
countsthat Is why our graduates are so
competent, and why so many of them
are In positions. Verily, it pays to attead
our school. Open all the year; students
admitted at any time; catalogue free.
PORTLAND BUSINESS COLLEGE
A. f. ARMSTRONG, LL.B., PRINCIPAL
STRIKE STOPS WORK.
Big Copper Smelters In Arizona Go Out
Tucson, Ariz., Feb. 6. Five of the big
smelters of the Cananea Copper com
pany have shut down owing to a strike
on the larrow Ruage railroad, which
brings all the ores from the mines to
the smelters. The strike of the rail
road men has been brewing some
months and the company has been alile
to keep the smelters running only by
promising to increase the wages of en
gineers from $3.50 to $4 per day and
firemen from $3 to $3.50 per day. Th'
men demanded the increase. The com
pany refused and the men went out.
NEW FAIR COMMISSIONER.
O .W. Fishback Formerly Held Diplo
St. Louis, Feb. 6 George W. Fish
back, formerly of St. Louis, has bf-rn
appointed World's fair commissioner
to the Windward islands, Trinidad and
Porto Rico. He was formerly United
States secretary of the legation at
P.uenos Ayres, Argentina, and later was
secretary of the commission codifying
the laws of Porto Rico. During the
Spanish war he was paymaster in the
volunteer army. Mr. Fishback is now
a member of the legislature of Porto
Rico, making his headquarters at
BOUND FOR CANADA.
Old Perjudlce Against British Terri
tory Dying Out.
Montr3al, Feb. . L. O. Armstrong.
Immigration 'agent of the Canadian Pa
cific railway, says 100,000 American,
Scandinavian and English farmers
from western states, French Canadians
from New England factory towns and
S wed 33 from New York will come to
settle (n Canada next year. Mr. Arm
strong finds an absence in the United
States of the old prejudice against
Canada, whose wheat growing belt, he
says, Is the admiration of all who have
considered the matter.
PIES IN FLORENCE.
New Tork. Feb. 6. The death is an
nounced in Florence, Italy, of Mrs.
HowarJ Townsend Martin, wife of a
younger brother of Mr. Bradley Mar
tin. She was Miss Camilla Thompson,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William V.
Thompson of St. Louis.
New York, Feb. 8. The notorious so
cialist leadt.-r Fabrl, who fled from Hol
land to escape imprisonment for par
ticipating In the Antwerp strike last
year, has surrendered and has been
returned to prison in Antwerp, ac
cording to a dispatch to the Tribune
from Brussels, via London.
James Gordon IVnnett has stilled from
Monte Carlo for Veneaueta on hoard the
yacht Le(i8lrala. Prime and Princes
Mur.yi are his guests on the yacht.
OUR rOKTO RIO) XkauR GROWING
Trade between the United States and
Porto Itico is growing remarkably.
We now take over one-halt of the ex
ports aiU supply four-fifths of their
imports. This Is a remarkable show
ing In so short a time since that Island
was und-r Spanish rule; The recoid
of cures back of Hosteller's Stomach
Fitters Is the bent evidence of the value
nnd merit It contains. It therefore ftp
penis to you personally, especially It
you are a sufferer from loss of appe
tite, nau-tei, h.'irtburn, Indigestion,
dyspepsU, sleeplessness or malaria,
fever and ague, and want to be made
wt II a tin. It will strengten and tone
up the entire system and purify the
blood. Don't fall to try a bottle today.
It has never been known to fall and
can therefore be relied on In your rase.
For sale by all druggists.
Notice Is hereby given that the coun
ty superintendent of Clutsop county,
Ore., will hold the regular examination
of applicant for state ana county pa
pers at the courthouse, Astoria, Ore.,
For State Papers.
Commencing Wednesday,' February
11 at 9 o'clock a. m., and continuing
until Saturday, February U, nt 4
o'clock p. m.
Wednesday Penminshlp, history,
spelling, algebra, readliu. school law,
Thursday-Written vrithlmcti. the
ory of teaching, grammar, bookkeeping,
physics, civil government.
Friday Physiology, geography, men.
tal arithmetic, physical geography.
Saturday Botany, plane geometry,
general history, English literature,
For Country Papers.
Commencing Wednesday. February
11, at 9 o'clock a. in. and continuing
until Friday, February 13, at 4
o'clock p. m. First, second and third
Wednesday Pennmanshlp, history,
oi thography. reading.
Thursday-Written arithmetic, theory
of teaching, grammar, school law.
Friday Geography, mental firlthme
tit, physiology, civil government.
Wt-ilneslay Pciinmanhhlp, orthog
raohy, reading, arithmetic.
Thursday Art of questioning, theory
of teaching, methods, philolony.
H. S. LYMAN.
School Superintendent Clatsop Cutniy,
HERALD PUBLISHER SAILS.
Paris. Feb. 6. The Journal says
i ton farthest, tickle the pslats,
" i i in . . r,nr flaws
UIVSI 111 " "KV ' ;
Ths abort cap label on all our
brands is an insurant p"-j,"
i. i. I... mrtA lift Iflll
II iniQfriiy, pw7 .
preparation. Insist upon your
dealer firing you Economy
Brora ana m ui vu,
on the can. Take no substitute.
Trustworthy, either sex, by Whole
sale Merchandise company of solid fi
nancial standing, to manage local rep
resentatives who will organize clubs
among customers. Forty percent sav
ed for our customers. Business no ex
periment, but proven a success. Sal
ary $18 a week, expenses advanced.
Experience unnecessary. Address V.
B. Clarkson, Mgr., 334 Dearborn St,
DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP
To Whom It May Concern: This Is
to notify all parties concerned, that the
partnership heretofore existing between
P. O. Larson and Henry Hoeck has
been, by mutual consent, this day dis
solved. The said Henry Hoeck has
succeeded to the property and rights
and business, the said P. G. Larson re
tiring therefrom. All bills how owing
to the firm must be paid to said Henry
Hoeck:' Dated February 2nd, 1903.
P. G. LARSON.
Dp. T. Ii. Ball
624 Commercial Street Astoria, Or
C. ttl. Barf, Dentist
571 Commercial St., Astoria, On.
TELEPHONE RED J04L
Wajroi laker, Blaekuniti i4 DtrKCHhoer
i'lRnT-CLASS WORK AT
Special Attention Given to 8hlp art
Steamboat Repalrlng.Generai Black-
smithing, First-Class Horse
CORNER TWELFTH AND DUANE
Foley's Kidney Cure
makes kidneys and bladder tfght.
285-285 1-2 Washington St.. Four Doors East of Perkins Hotel
THE KNIFE IS SHARPENED
And We Are Ready to Slash
Prices to the Bottom j& j& J&
Wo liuvo made ourselves famous with tliu ikhjIu liy giving tlioui tho grt'iitint values over
known in hitdoiy tho jmat soiwoii, hut thin milu will Im a Iuiiiihut. Wo moan to give the wutfO
eimiing jhiiIo hiioIi value as will not n forgotten for h long tiino to foiuo. Wo are compelled
to tlo this toinako loom for tho grttntlost lino of unchiimou1 tuiloi'-iuiulo spring rlothing over
shown in tho worhl. Fignros nnd quality that talk:
For choice of any
suit in the house
1405 suit to )iok from, ooiisisting of tlouhlo and ingl-hroiwto( iSucktt, Frook, Full I'm and
Tuxedos, miwle of cheviots, caMiiiiere, tweodii,F. k II. broadcloths, etc., Valued from $25 to $60.
In Our Overcoat Department
lmys choico of 218 3.4-longcli ltox CuhU, valued from $J0 to fit). 123
Uitglaiiti, mudo of tho very bout material, mado lv Chicago's loading tailor
at from $U5 to $45. .
liny choice of 50 Silk-lined (h croon ts, nutilo up in black uu tin tidied
Worsteds, Thiltets, and Vicunas. Nono of thow coal woro made up
for loss than $,"0.
Tho Motto Whit h Mmlc I'h ruiiiotiN:
"Satisfaction or Money BacK"
This Is Strain's Way
THURSDAY EVE. FEB. 19 '
GIVEN BY THE
Sons of Hermann
AT FOARD A JTOKEV HALL
aentlcman Maakera II. 00
Ijidy Maik-rs 00
Klht Hnnitaome frlzra to fio (liven.
Central Meat Market
642 COMMERCIAL ST.
Vour nri!-m Tuf
FRESH AND SALT
W ill Iw prmnMly mid
Htm iic-onl utriiUtd tn
3. W. MORTON, Prop,
Telupbonc N. '.1.
For the Very Best Articles of Food, at
Prices That Are Right, Be Sure to See
V. H. COFFEY
Department Store, Comer Bond and Twelfth.
4521 HON!) HT..
Ws are thoroughly -prepared for
making estimate and executing
orders for all kinds of electrical
Installing and Repairing
Supplies In stork. We sll the
celebrated SHELBY LAMP, Call
up Phone HQ.
H. W. CYRUS, - Mar
C. J. Trenchard
Insurance Commission and Shipping.
Agent Wells Fargo and Pa
cific Express Companies. Cas
torn House Broker.
Th, ''Northwentern Llml'M" trains,
electric lighted throughou', both Inside
and out, and steam nested, are with
out exception, tbe finest trains la the
world. They embedjr the litest, rewesi
and best Ideas for comfort, convenlic
and luxury ever offered the travelling
public, and altogether are tbe most
complete and splendid production 1 1 th
cr builders' art.
These splendid Trains
The Great Northern
The Northern i'aciflc and
The Canadian Pacific
AT ST. PAUL FOB
CHICAGO and the EAST. ''"
No extra charge for these superior
acommodationa and all rlaasae of tick
its r AvallkhU fm ... .
trams on this line are protected by the
i, ciiuvn.,uB b,iwii system.
KOPP'S FAMOUS BEER
Bottled or In Kcj
Free City Delivery
North Pacific Brewing Company, Astoria
KMIL HCIIIMI'IT, ti. n. r.il ,Mi.h;iT. X
la NoU-d UK llio I'Iik c Where
Culbirth's Creosote Shingle Stains
The Most Ihirnblo. I'rcKerviilivv, mul
LfiiniJuomu BtaliiB ui Hit- Market.
Nothing keeps out tho weiitbfr like hin!ct mi the nii. Nulliing
preserves ami beautltles slilniles like Cut liirlh'M rtniii.
Cutblrtli ahKMnnki thy Uwt COlTKIt I'AIVT f,.i the l,tfi,,. ! b H
B 6c O
Baltimore 66 Ohio R. R.
ROYAL BLUE TRAINS
Via WASHINGTON, 1. v,
Finest and Fastest series of trains in tlic world. fitUiii
oiu-lies, Pullman Bullet Pnrlor hh1 Drawing Room !ftff.
The Finest Dining Car Service In the World
Is operated by tho Baltimore & Ohio Railroad.
B. M. AUSTIN, General Pass. Agt. - - Chicago, 111
TVV!'?!!Br n00 ol the leaalae
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