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ASroSM FUSIJC IIE3A8T ASSOCIATION.
ASTOKIA, OREGON, SATURDAY, MARCH 28, 1903.-
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FOR CAREFUL BUYERS
THEBB ARB BAROAINS-OUR
THE BE HIVE
EVERY piece of cloth we
iim lu our good-clothe-milking
it shrunk before it1
, cut up until it won't shrink
; any more; an Important he
; tor for you to know; one of
the tliingi that make our
clothe tit, wear and keep
If you've worn ordinary
ready-made "cheap" custom
nmkfl, you know by contrast
what right shrinking means.
P. A. STOKES
Perfect in touch, speed, dura
bility and appearance, ' $35.
J. N. GRIFFIN
It a double luxury If taken
In one of our handsome tine,
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We put them In anywhere.
All plumbing and fitting the
beat. You oan afford the
Phone Black list
470-471 Commercial ttreet.
IfandNAint) Kud St Huh
kiniMtiS RIIU YU1LKS
colors at 78 cents to tfll
Black at 75c to $54.00
For Making. Taffctlne OA-
in full j iu d widths at OUC
JSMIc Petticoats to be woman
Drop Skirts at $-4.75 to $10.
In Whites and Fancy Stripes
! Lovely and Durable Off
I Goods at t3C
STORE 18 FULL OF THEM.
Appoints Special -Policemen and
Empowers Them to
" Use Guru.
MOBS BECOME REBELLIOUS
Company Arranging to Send Out
' Cars With Armed Motormert
and the Situation Is
Seattle March ST. The lwl car
trlke I growing more erlou. The
novelty hat worn oft and the mobs are
becoming rebellious Mayor Hume
hne appointed 18 ir-t car men special
policemen, with power to shoot
need be to protect life on IpropvNy
Stiperlntviident Kvmpatra M coinlnz
down thla, morning in tharge of
Qum Anne car. A strike aympathlxer
lopprd hie waan In 'rant of the car,
thue blocking truffle. Kempotr nlood
U for nearly an hour. He then rang the
Iwil and eiarted -lhead. running Into
the wngon and imaahlng It badly. The
driver lenped to the ground and mart
ed for the tuperlntendenl KemiMtra
drew a revolver to Jefnd hlmiwlf, hut
the nun etopped.
.Only four cam are operating todny,
and thy are encountering nil kln.li of
trouble, Chief Bulllvan ban tworn In
20 vxlra polli-emn to be ready for
emenfenrl'?. The etrlkera are rtipldly
growing ugly, and trouble U feared.
President f urth swear he will nol glvi
In, although the city council 1 Tying
At the beginning of operation! thli
morning the atreet car company urn I
out fur cure Into the auburba and on
th 10 llnea. At 10 o'clock arrange
ment were being made to xend nut
Grant Rtroat car. Thla glvea car upon
two Unci, on which there were no ran
yesterday, Yealer way and Grant
In pursuance of a reiuewt from Pret.
Idint Furth. Mayor Humes appointed
m nc.lnl policemen all Inspector of
the Ktrt car ompnny, and ecveral
of the men who have been engaged
to tak out the cart, 18 appointment
In nil having been made. The rwiult It
that mutormen nn the :iirs thla morn
Ing are wearing the official atari of the
Electrical Method Tried In Walea for
Dlwovfiing Lead Ore.
New York, March J7.A new eyatem
of locating mineral ore, which haa been
tried at the Teleace lead mine In North
Walea, la dccrlbd In a London dla-
patch .to the Tlmca thus:
An alternating current of high po
tential la uaed to energlae the ground
thouglit to contain mineral depolti.
The current la taken from terminals
to two metal rods pushed an Inch or
two into the earth. These act as dis
tributors of the electric force, which
la detected by means of a delicate
telephonic receiver attached to another
pair of rods stuck In the earth In any
The presence of ore la Indicated by
the greater or less Intensity of the
Laound produced In the telephone. .
The Great Writer Worth Half a Mil
, . Hon Dollars to Hit State.
Concord, N. H., March 27. Winston
Churchill, author and dramatist, has
mode hts first appeal for legislation
as a member of the state house of
representatives from Cornish. It was
The object under consideration was
the bill Introduced by Mr, Churchill
early In the session providing tor a
state exhibit at the Louisiana Purchase
exposition In St. Louis.
In supporting the bill, Mr. Remlch,
the republican leader of the house,
said that Mr. Churchill alone was
worth half a million dollars to the state
ai l ww unit permanent ux!iitunt, and
he wu In favor of any action whlh
inight bring Tinre nuch men.
One Uiwratloil Ilrlngs Hlght After
Two Years of Dsiknt'us.
MorrlKlown, N. ., Mwh 27. After
two years of total blindneaH, Ueorge
lyU It able to tee. ; Ills sight has
been restored by a form of the Lnrena
method of blodleaa surgery.
Two years ago he felt a severe pain
In his loft eye, which thn bet-am? In
flamed, and finally he cuuld not see.
He went to phytlvlant for treatment,
and they decided that In order to save
the sight of the right eye the left should
be removed. The operation was per
formed, but It gave no relief, and Mr.
Lett In became totally blind.
A few we kt ago h heard that a
New Qrunawlck man had been using
a furm of the Lorena method, and to
him he went. After the first treatment
he ccu'd aee well enough to walk home,
and now, after two weeks, he Is able to
to the Cubans
Secretary Hy Says the Slightest Tarn,
perlng With Treaty Will Spoil -Its
Washington. March 27.-'retary
Hay has sent a warning to Cuba that
the slightest amendment of the Cuban
treaty by the Cuban congress, ere a
that Which propoeto make Its rati
fication conditional on the treaty going
into effect during the current calen
dar year, certainly would defeat the
convention itself, since any amendment
muat be submitted to Jhe I'nlted States
senate and before that can be done, the
date fixed for the flnul exchange of
ratifications, March St. will have been
passed, i It Is fully realised here that
foreign Influence In' Havana, which
would be affected Injuriously by the
treaty, are working upon Cuban pri'te
to defeat the ratification by attach
Ing amendment to hte treaty.
Cuban Secretary Thinks Amendments
Confusing and Objectionable.
New York, March 27. Scuor Silva,
secretary of the Cuban senate, who has
been an advocate of the treaty of re
ciprocity with the United States, is
quoted as saying, according to the Ha
vana correspondent of the Tribune:
1 am inclined to the belief that the
best thing would be to disapprove of
tho treaty, then negotiate another.
The amendments seem confusing to all
of us. We have perfect confidence In
President Roosevelt but fear the amend
menta are in such shape that to make
a new treaty hi preferable,'
COLONELS WILL EK PROMOTED.
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Washington, March 87. It was an
nounced at the war department today
that the general offlcera of the army
who will be promoted and retired with
the grade of brlgadter-gcneral upon
the retirement of Major-General
R. P. Hughes April 13, when Briga
dier-General 3. F. Wade will be pro
moted to the grade of major-general
and Colonel W, P. Gross, Thirteenth
Infantry, Colonel J. R. Myerrlck, artil
lery corps, Colonel J. B, Rawllnes. artil
lery corps, Colonel T. A. Baldwin, Sev
enth cavalry, Colonel R, H. Rucker,
Eighth cavalry, Colonel A. E. Wood
son. Third cavalry. Colonel J. A. Smith,
engineer corps, and Colonel S. W
Groeabeck, of the judge advocate gen.
PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE.
At San Francisco San Francisco, 4;
Portland, J. ,
At Los Angeles Lot Angeles, 4: Se
attle, s. ; .. .-. ...... : :
At Sacramsnto Sacramento, 9: Oak
land, 12. ' ,
INDICTED FOR WIFE MURDER.
Hamilton, 0 March 27. The grand
jury thl afternoon reported Indict
ment In the first degree against Alfred
Knapp and Samuel Keeler, both
charged with wife murder.
A Lester Belding Ended His Life
ton Gallows for Triple
HAD NO LAST WORDS TO SAY
Murderer Goes to His Doom Un
flinching and 16 Minutes
After Trap Sprung Was ;
Pronounced Dead. "
PortUnd, March 27.-A. Lester Beld
ing, the murderer, waa banged in thi
(nil yard at (:30 thla morning.
There were no hitches in the execu
tion. Just before :J0 Sheriff Storey
appeared through the gate opening
from behind the scaffold and facing
the people who had crowded Into the
f mall in.-lonu.-e. He was followed by
Under Sheriff James Stott and then
came the man on whom all eye were
fixed, A. L. Belding, accompanied and
Misted by Father Gartland, who had
bten with the murderer during the en
tire iljht and who for many day bad
been hi spiritual adviser. Other dep
uties of the sheriff brought up the rear
of the solemn procession, which with
slow tread mounted the platform. ,
. While strong and apparently collect
ed, Belding seemed unnatural. The
drug to the use of which he had long
been addicted and which was given
him before the exectulon to act a a
stimulant, had lent undue paleness to
hi face, already drawn and haggard
from his efforts to play the man In
th last scene in his life drama. . But
with all this, Belding' leg were trem
bling, a be stood over the trap while
Sheriff Storey placed the noose around
his neck, and shielded hi face from
the public gaxe with the faithful black
rap The sheriff waited not an instant.
Hit bands waved and the trap door
dropped down and back, and to those
on the platform nothing could be, seen
of the form of the man who had a mo
ment before stood before them. "
Physicians and medical students
quickly gathered under the platform
to feel the pulse of the man, who "Buf
fered not a bit, hie neck being broken
by the full. Then Dr. LUtlefleld gave
the signal that Belding was dead, and
th body was cut down by the sheriff
and handed over to Coroner Finley
an! placed In a coffin, which hud been
prepared. With little delay the remains
were taken to mount Calvary cemetery,
where they were Interred, short serv
ices being held by Father Gartland,
who remained until the last sad rltea
had been performed. Thus passed
awny A. Lester Belding.
A. Lester Belding was guilty of the
murder of his wife, his mother-in-law,
Mrs Lemuel MeCroskey, and Frank
Woodward, otherwise known as
'Gyp," on the evening of July 12, the
killing being due to the pealousy of
Belding toward Wodward, whose at
tentions to Mrs. Belding he resented.
Belding also shot his father-in-law,
Lemuel McCrasksy, but failed to kill
the old centleman.
TO A CRISP
Entire Train Consumed In Flames
After a Fearful Collision.
San Antonio, Tex, Maix'h 27. The
Sunset Limited" of the Southern Pa
cific and 'mother passenger train col
lided at Lacrosse, IS miles west of here,
at 9:55 o'clock last night. Three pas
sengers were killed and nine injured.
The bodies of the dead were burned.
1 THE DEAD. - ;
Guadulupe Cantee, Monterey, Mex.
Antonio Arispe, Sabinas, Mexico.
Manuel Travino Santo, Sabinas,
Mabor Flores, Monterey, Mexico,
chest crushed. ,
P. W. Morrow, traveling passenger
agent LouUvllle and Nashville railroad,
two ribs broken.
Mrs. J. Foster, Houston, Tex., hip
Robert Harrahan, brakeman, San
Antonio, arm broken and face bruised.
Miss A. Klstler, Great Bend, Pa.,
William Dobrowalskl. San Antonio,
W. E. Hess, U. S. A. hospital corps,
Washington, D. C, leg wrenched.
John Qulnn, engineer, bruised.
The throe dead Mexicans were rela- j
tives of Gviiera! Gcronimo Trevlno of
Monterey, Mexico,, who wa on bis
way to San Antono acompaniFd by his
wife and son. The Trevlons were not
Injured. The dead were In a compart
ment of the private car of General Tre
vlno. The Pullman car In the rear tel
escoped the private car, crushing them
to death. Their bodies were not re
covered until they had been burned to
a erltp in the fire which destroyed the
entire train, including the engine. The
Ore orginated from the oil in the tender.
The train were oat bound. The first
the Eagle Pace train, was standing on
the main line at Lacoste. The cause of
the stop at Lacoste, which Is only a
small place, is not known. The "Sun
et Limited" wa travelng at a great
speed when It crashed Into the Eagle
The engine of the limited crashed
through a caboose which wa hitched
to the rear of the Eagle Pas train and
the rear sleeper. This car In turn tel
escoped the Trevino private car, kill
ing the Mexicans.
Tb9 engine of the limited was de
stroyed. Nearly all of the Injured were
on the limited. The injured were
brought o San Antonio.
President Approves Sentence Found
by the Court Martial.
' Washington, March 17. Th e court
martial sentence of dismissal In the
cases of First Lieutenant George F.
Deasmore, Tenth infantry, tried at
Son Francisco, and Second Lieutenant
B. Smith, Seventeenth Infantry, tried
at Boise, Idaho, and Cadet Gibson T.
Berry, jr., were today approved by the
president. The sentence of dismissal in
the case of Cadet Kloebort was dis
approved. Lieutenant Densmore - was charged
with failure to obey certain order and
with belng Intoxicated In a public
place while in uniform. Lieutenant
Smith was charged with conduct un
becoming an officer and not paying
his debts. Cadet Berry was charged
with making false statement to the
commandant at Wst Point
GOLD and SILVER
C. H. COOPER
CLIPSE HARDWARE CO.
525-527 BOND STP.EE
Break In Levee Will Cause Pall at '
One .Point But Endan-; ,
COTTON MEN ARE NERVOUS.
It Is Thought Crevasse Was Pur
posely Made and Should It -Occur
Will Be Shed.
New Orleans, March 27. Interest ta
the flood situation ber today centered
at Hymilca, 40 mil above thla city,
and In a disastrous crevice reported
south of Greenville. Cotton men feel
especially concerned with respect, to
the latter. While this break will doubt
less will cause a fall in the fiver tn
the vk-tnity of Greenville and for
considerable distance south, the water
which goes mast Inevitably return to
the Mississippi through the Yazoo, thus
prolonging the period of high water
south of that point.
Today' developments at Hymelica
gave much encouragement. The belief
that the high ater levee was cut la
order' to relieve other sectlona la strong
and any attempt to repeat the action,
is likely to be followed by bloodshed-.
The river has fallen considerably in
the vicinity of Hymlica and the strain
has been materially lessened on the
levees on the east bank of the river.-
WOMEN WILL CONDUCT PAPER.
Chicago, March 27. Plans are almost
completed here for the launching of
a dally newspaper, to be owned tnd
operated exclusively by women, and
which shall-dare to print everything
and anything exactly as It really is.
The company has been formed with
Mrs. Alice Blount at its head. '
Styles Just in.