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'ASTORIA, 'OREGON, -TUESDAY, JINK 2, 1003.
We Seek Comparison
BINGER HERMANN WILL
SUCCEED TH0AAS TONGUE
With Other Lines.
Place I suit f cur
side by side with ay
ether Hoe en the market
end the result U a
oir styiest materials, Vt?j?)
D A: ft
' f . . ; -V,. - 1
Are Sole Agents For Tho Celebrated
Ocean Wave Washing Machine.
:i "Doworo of Imitations. .
Rods. Lines, Flies,
All best grade goods. Prices Lowest.
; J. N. GRIFFIN.
You can pick a
That can't be picked
When on your door.
All sorts of locks
At all sorts of prices.
Some are expensive because of the care with which they are,
"made. They are safe wherever used. Put one
. on and your ptoperty is safe.
Phone Black 8241.
Commercial street. W.J.SCULLEY
Timely hints from Astoria's most popular store. Some prices
on the latest novelties in la'dieV dainty neckwear
Lace and embroidered
Collar and Cuff sets
Plauen Lace Collars
Cap Collars .
Shirt I A. F. C Ginghams . . 10c yd I Shirt
Waist Oxford Cloth VI.' . Wcyd Waist
Goods Mercerised Ginghams ; . ,14c yd Goods
1 III ftf
T O K P fi
'Hits, Gloves, Pads,
NasKs, Bats, Balls.
Collar Tops 5 to 50c
. 25c to $1
; 25 c to $1.75
. ' $1.50 to $3.50
. FIMsj for Life
Kansas, By Collapse Of Bridge Crowd
ed With People Viewing Flood.
Kansas City, Mo., In Total Darkness And
At The Mercy Of Fire, All Water
Works Being Shut Down And
Storm More Furious. ' ,;
Twenty Thousand People Are HomeIes$While The Stage Of Water
Remains Stationary, There Is
But Indications Are That
; Swell The Already
St. Juwph. Mo., June l.-A
Ulephone iiiiKe Irom Kanww
f City. Kn.. ya that m people
were imwneil at that pUc Sun-
day afternoon by h prai"hln of
e four brldtrwt.MsrQM tb Jvaw.rlvtfr
by blf tnfc of th- Jjttmlurd Oil
rominy. The tank, which had
e bet-n wirroumied by ' the raging
watpr. broke Uione apd v wpt
aga'ni't the brlilgos, upon which
thire were, many people watching
the Hood. The brMgm, with the
exception of that o( the Missouri
Pacific, were rruahed like kindling
wood, and 200 people deelroyed.
Kunsaa (H'y. June J.-Wlth gu and
electric Ughta extlngutnhed, water-
woi ki jhut down and the city pructlcal
ly at the mercy of the flint fire that
nhnll break out; with the railroad trane
povtotlon feeble and uncertain, Kansu
City may. If Its waters do not rede
within the next two or three day, be
compelled to fight for her yery life.
Tonight the ekles are dwrk and lower.
Ing and rain te falling heavily, more
stormy weather la sweeping up from
the west and the Insatiable river l hold
Ing Its own. It Is practically station
ary tonight, but what flood It hna It
keeps and there Is no certain promise
of when It w'lll recede. The stage to
night Is M.J against J5 feet this morn
ing. Chief Connor of the weather bu
reau says that while the outlook was
for continued rains, It would necessi
tate a very heavy fall If the present
high water Is to continue and whether
this win corns or not Is something he
cannot tell, ' "
Thr fir nuthentlc Information from
Kansas City, Kansas, was received to
night. In that district 20.000 people are
homeless. A number, which cannot be
estimated, have been drowned and the
property loss has been heavy, The.slt
uatlon there Is parallel to the situation
here,' apparently no better , and no
There Is no great probability that
there will be furher loss of life If the
river does not rise very suddenly.
Down In the wholesale district, people
at dusk tonight, were waving whlt,e
clothes to attract attention. The con-,
dltlon of some of these Is pitiable.
Thcyhav been held prisoners.' lor, .two.
days threatened with death by drown
ing; at one time by fire, and for the
moat part without food. JEvery effort
la being made toward their rescue, and
thy, will b saved tomorrow unle the
Lives Lost In
No Promise Of Less Water
The Heavy Rains Will
water rises more and this seems Impos
sible. ' '
ENGINEER CORPS "WILL, ASSIST.
Situation Getting Worse nd Criminal
Element Are Looting.
IHVoaworth, June l."-Colonel Minor
at Fort Leavenworth tonight ordered
out Company 8, A. and C. of the engi
neers oorps with their pontoon boats
snd arm. The men will go to Kan
sas City tomorrow morning. Mayor
Gilbert of Kansas pity. Kan., tonight
stated that conditions In thut city were
growing worse hourly. He stated that
all grocery stores of Xfie city had been
completely shut out and that the crim
inal elt-nier.t had gone to pillaging.
TO ASSIST SUFFERERS.
. . , (
Floods In Wst Opens l'p the Heart
of the War Department.
Washington June 1. The war depart
ment Is exerting Its full powers and Is
going to the extreme warrant of the
law In aiding the Hood sufferers in the
Putting aside all technical questions
us to power of the department to move
In the matter without violating the law
prohibiting an expenditure of govern
ment supplies without the direct order
of congress. Acting Secretary Sanger
has asHtimed full responsibility for the
extension of reltef where this Is neces
sary to ahve human Ufa and If neces
sary congress will be asked later to ap
prove this exercise of authority.
once received his greatest
reward as a lawyer. To-day
it is the business advocate-
the man with pwer to
persuade others who wins
the great prizes. N :
I desire to secure the
services of a few of the best
men capable of selling invest
ment securities. . ... .
In writing give age, occupa
tion and bank reference.
GEORGE T. DIXTEH,
' lnMrlnUWut'.f 0nrii. A.Mlt,
Th St"""! Life InwnSM Oonpnysf Nw Vsffc,
12 Nsnss llrssl, New Vers, N. V.
Foley's Honey "Tot
- hei.li Jusjs mad steps the courA-,
TORNADO STRIKES GEORGIA
Buildings Unroofed And All Conv
- munications Cut OffLoss
Of Life Two Hundred.
Atlanta. Oa. June 1. By a longdist
ance message from Oainesville shortly
after noon today It Is learned that that
city was struck by a terrific tornado,
killing probably 100 persons unroofing
the city hall and other large buildings
and destroying the Gainesville cotton
mills. The number of dead will not be
known until the debris is cleared away.
The greatest loss of life Is reported
in the destruction of the cotton mills
where about SO are believed to have
been killed and a score Injured. Eigh
teen persons were killed in the fitr be
tween the center of town and the rail
road station, where four large stores
were blown down. The storm had driv
en many people Into these stores for
refuge and they probably ail were kll-
J'.yr. "'v,' '
' Five hundred people werkt work In
the cotton mills when the storm came
The, mill waa" a three-story building.
The .roof of the cHy electric car barn
Lwna blown oft. S " : ; . "j.., ..
The tornado struck the town In the
southern portion. " It came with a
frightful roar and the day was tunusi
Into night. As people fled N from the
storm th?y were caught in the wind and
bodily blown In all directions. Some
houses were torn Into fragments; oth
ers were lifted from their foundations
and carried intact for quite a distance.
Roofs sailed like leaves in the air and
several persons were carried over three
blocks In a house by the wind.
At t o'clock the Western Union wire
In the Atlanta Journal office was cut
through to Duluth this side of Gaines
ville, and later reached Gainesville.
The operator reports that the details
are not exaggerated. He says every
town is being urged to send doctors.
H says estimates now place the dead
and wounded at 200 at the cotton mill
alone. Special trains 'will be run to
Gainesville to carry surgeons and medi
cal supplies. "
Atlanta, Ga. June l-(Later)-The re
ports from Gainesville now place the
loss of life at 200. -
.. DRIFTING INTO SLAVERY
Urookly Minister Deplores! Condition
of Southern Negro.
New York. June 1. "To the white
race belongs the responsibility for the
I'oiulltlon of the black man In the south
and the people of that section of our
country have no right to nullify the
Fourteenth and Fifteenth amendments
by the suppression of the negro vote,"
said ths Rev. Dr. David Gregg, who
was applauded several times during his
germoii on "Hss the Civil War Settled
Anything?" i t '. ',. " .-'. .
Ir. the Lafayette Avenue Presbyter-
Ian church, Brooklyn, Dr. Gregg la-
borated on the cause of the Civil war
and Its horrors as an Illustration- of
what should not again be gone through
with and mid, that unless this southern
negro question was taken up Immediate
by wise heads oh both ' sides and
quickly brought to,an amicable settle
ment, he left morally certain there
wouhl "be an uprising, ' the result of
which could not be predicted.. There
Roseburgj Candidate Elected Yesterday
By A Majority Of About Two Thous
and Vote Estimated As Being ;
Thirty-Five Per Cent Short
Every County in the District Went For the Republican With the Ex
ception of Two. The Homes of Reames, Democratic Caridi
. date, and of Mr. Browne!!.
57J Portland, June 1. -At the special election held in the first con
gressional district today, Binger Hermann, republican, was elected to
fill vacancy caused by the death of Congressman Thomas II. Tongue.
Hermann's'plurality is about 2.000. ... ,
"" Hermann carried every county in the district except Jackson, the
home of A. E. Reames. the democratic ranrlidtr. and f'I:irt.'ims
Reames will have 150 plurality in Jackson and 350 in Clacka
mas. The vote is about 35 per cent short.
was every Indication, he said that the
south was gradually drifting back to
slavery and this has been doubly made
certain In the act of two or three states
The negra haa been disfranchised ami
"the disfranchisement of a race can
mean only one thing and that is the
negro Is forced to Jo the white man's
bidding and such bidding In this case is
nothing more than pure slavery.., It
should not be permitted to extend further."-
. ;v PRESIDENT. ON .THE ... MOVE,.',,.,'.,
Spoke In"ebr4Ska YesterdayNear
.i. .. ,': ing. Jottrneyt- End.. x . J"-'
. North Platte, Neb. June I. President
Roosevelt left Cbejenne, Wyo., shortly
after noon today and made but one
short stop between that place and this.
This was it Sidney, Neb., where he 'de
livered an address. He ran into a rain
storm here but notwithstanding that a
large number of people turned out to
greet him. The president will spend
tom.wow In Iowa and Wednesday and
Thurslay will be devoted to Illinois,
the only Stop scheduled for Friday will
be Pittsburg. - ,
' BREMERTON SHUT OUT
Report On the Immorality of the Place
Washington, June I. The report of
Captain Hleeker, acting commandant
of the Bremerton navy yard at Seattle,
relative to the Immoral conditions In
the vicinity of the yard-has been re
celved by Acting Secretary Darling and
In view of Its contents the niivy depart
ment declines to alter tls decision not
to allow any more warships to go to
that yard. r ';.., ' ,
'The department has just receiped a
proposition from a San Franclsip Arm
to dock the New Tork free of charge
and If necessary the New Tork IH be
BODY OF RAILWAY OFFICIAL.
SuperlntendenS of Great Northern Sys
tem Found Dead. '
Spokane, June 1. A private dispatch
received here today announces that the
body of Superintendent Benjamin Re
gan of the Great Northern railway was
found this morning. Regan, who was
superintendent of the Kallspell division
started Into the mountains near Bel
ton, Mont., for a deer hunt early last
November', He was never seen alive
again. His body was found this morn
ing near Lake Five. .
Send In your orders for Wyoming
coal.-' 8. Elmore ft Co. , ' ,
WILL CAN SARDINES.
The Hemlotr Sardine Packing com
pany was organized last evening for
the purpose of conducting the business
of canning sardines In Astoria. The in
corporators and directors are W. 6.
Hemlow. H. C Hackman, Jno Mattson'
C.'h. Cordes, H. J. Wherity and W.
X. scnoineia, ana t. naucne.
i . - .... ... -.. .
.'The officers Who were ; chosen hi-e:
President, W. T. Scholfleld; vlce-preui-dent
and manager,, W. O; Hemlow;
secretary snd treasurer, C." H. Corde.
The eapiUl stock Is $50,000, of which ons
half Is to be subscribed by the Incdrp
orators and the balance placed on ,the
market."' The Intention Is to use purs
seines are to be put on the market In
the mouth of the river In taking the sar
dines which are said to be found there
In large quantities. The old laundry
building at the foot of Ninth street la
to be used as a cannery, having already
a boiler and dry rooms, part of the nec
essary equipment for the business, In
place. ,The larger fish taken in ths
selns are to be put on the market in
the shape of kippered herring. It is
hoped to have the plant In operation by
Mr.. Hemlow has conducted eitehs
lve experiments In canning Ash,' ; last
year putting up 809 cans of Columbia,
river sardines which were said by the
United States fish commission to be su
perior to. any American canned sar.
dines It bad examined and only Inferior
to the best French grades. The suc
cess of the venture will probably .depend
principally on the available supply of
the raw. article, , , ,i . , v , u '..
DEER AT SEASIDE.'
- Early last Sunday morning three deer
were seen browsing near the Seaside
Sprlce Lumber companjys camp near
Seaside, but upon observing that they
wre discovered sklppe to their native
haunts. Immediately all the available
deer hunters In Seaside began to hunt'
for big game, deer preferable, but
found nothing but the , tracks, whkh
they did not carry back with them.
Deer Is a mighty scarce article In this
country, generally, and particularly In
the thickly settled , comniunltlee, ).
though orw ta occasionally dropped, so
In this Instance the near presence. of
three of them created a pardonable
state of excitement.
POUTLAND WILL HAVE BHD1GE,
, Portlund June 1 , The special election
InJhtaclty today on he proposition to
Issue 1465,000 in bonds for the erection
of a new bridge across1 the river at Mr
rlson street an dtq provide for two fi ve
fetTtfs carted by a large rnajorlty.