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ASTORIA PiraUC UB2ASI 1SS0QAT!03.
will be liable to prosecution.- '
ASTORIA, OREGOX, FRIDAY, Jl'Mi 8, 190.1.
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re SeeK Comparison
With Other lines.
Place a salt cf car
s&e by side with my
cthtf l!r.c cn tfcs ntarltet
and the result Is
Oar styles, materials,
end prices are
P. A. STOKES
Are Solo Aftijt For Th Celebrated
Ocean Vavc Washing Machine.
Bownrd of Imitations. .
Rods. Lines, Flies,
All best grade goods. Prices Lowest,
J. N. GRIFFIN,; ' jw i i
You can pick a
That can't be picked
When on your door.
All sorts of locks
At all sorts of prices.
Some nre expensive because o the care with which they are
' rnade. They are safe wherever used. Put one, '
on and your pioj)erty issafoi
Phone Black SI. r : t
470-473 Commercial strut. If
. ' f i V! ' - ' r ' Our entire line of
" , . .
Ladies Spring Suits
We will inaugurate
A SPECIAL SALE
at special 'prices ,
REDUCTIONS UNHEARD OF
lllnck, blue and brown cheviot, formerly $10, ftow $5. '
Cheviot Blonac Stilts reduced from $15 to $11.60.
, ( Fancy Sultinff reduced lrom $1$ to $ia. ; ; V
Call early while " we have stes. 'I -
n. la II I I
1 '"i1 'Jffiw ;
.,, Nits, Gloves, Pads,
NasKs, Bats, Balls.
1 CaITf T 1?V
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Through Some One' Error Two
Passenger Trains Collide With
THREE WOUNDED, FIVE DEAD
All The Injured Belonged To One
Train-Blame Not Ytt At
tachedEngineerlnvolved Topeka, June 4. A dlwmtrou col
llilon between Hunt F paiawnger
train at Stlllwell, thin afternoon killed
seven people and Injured three.
"' Train No. 1 was ruing west at full
peed and crashed Into the Chicago e
tlon of No. I, ttbound. Xo passen
ger p nth westbound wire Injured or
kilted, while on the eawtbound train five
were killed and three were Injured.
Three tramp who were stealing a
ride on the Chicago train were among
the dead. The only member of the
train crew hurt wo Conductor Prank
Johnson of thu Pullman comiwny.
The train were muted on the Mia
purl Pacific track n uccount of the
(1'mhJ which wnahed.put the Kama Ie
truck. Orders were aenl out by the
train dispatcher tojay for bulb train
to meet at Htlllwell. i
It la charged at the Hunta Fe office
hire tonight Umt the crew on the Chi
cago train disregarded thla Injunction
and ran a mile or more past the meet
ing place-,' - No. 1 did not Mop tit Htlll
well, but on running slowjy by the en
gineer nw no other train and aa he hud
-a clear track, according- to hi order,
he ruh -d ahtud. No, whim led before
the fail'xmnd train had proceeded fur,
hut to.) late to avoid a collision.
INVESTED IN WuUTItUiSri MIXES.
Mllllonulra Mining Mun Comiwonilses
With Promoter. "
San n-rnardlno, Calif., June 4. A. P
Morrifon a' millionaire mining man of
New York, today enti-red Into a conv
proiplap with M, J. Smith,' !., T.i Jai k !
son. and W. C. Price, ugalnat w hom he
brought a sensational suit to recover
title to valuable mines on the divert
and HIW.OOO, which he alleged they had
by fraud secured from him.
Morrison waa sold mine on the des
ert in this county for 13,000 and was
Induced to part with IS4.000 In their dr.
velopment. linen he found that the
mine weie worthies. He sued the
former owners of the property and two
of their number, M. J. Smith and W, C
Price, who nRived to deed him ne
Ihtrd Interest' In each of the mines on
the dcNt-rt and the suit was dismissed.
Jackmn th third member of the trio,
left the country after the suit waa fit
ed and hus not been heard from since.
THE UNPtPULAIt AMEUICANS
Itoumanla Opixmed to Allow Them to
Gain a Foothold,
Bucharest, Itoumanla, June 4. At a
meeting of liberal supporter of the gov
eminent yesterday, Premier Stoudxa
and Finance Minister routine so spoke
trongly against allowing Americans
who. they aald, "have rendered them
selves unpopulnr.here," to secure a foot
hold In the Roumanian oil field and
urged patriotic Roumanians to refrain
from treating with the American ex
perts, The ministers also argued that
an abundance of British and continent
al capital la available to develop Armen
Ian flelds. , " . . , ; ,
. i . : 1.
HE WAS NO FORGEK.' .
Italian Supposed to Have Forged Mor-
3 t, Kn' Name Released,
Londim June 4. The Italian who was
arrested at Alexandria, Egypt, recently
on tha Supposition that he was Count
Maurice de Bosdarl, who Is wanted on
the charge of forging the name of J.
P, Morgan sums of money aggregating
$150,00-1 has been released. . It was
proved that the man taken Into custody
wa another, , . ,.
THE ORIGINAL ','COHN" DEAD
: New'York, June 4. Harry Cohn, the
original "Cohn" the first man to start a
second hand clothing store In Baxter
Street,, and who is said to have origin
ated the puller-ln scheme which has
made that thoroughfare fomous, Is dead
He accumulated a large fortune which
Is sold to have been lost on the race
tracks but again entered business aa a
produce dealer and died wealthy; '
im ONE DI8HONEHT ACT.
More-keeper Cheated Hlmaelf Out
Five Centa, and Customer Wor-'
rled Over ft for Tear.
Glen Fulls, N. Y June 4.-An Inter
eating case of troubled conscience hax
been brought to light through a letter
received by A. F, I loot of Glen Fall
from a man n Oregon. Forty year ago
the writer Bay Im stopped at a atore In
Mihroon Itlver kept by Root's father
und bought a number or article. The
storekeeper rhated hlmaelf out of 5
-ents. The man noticed It but aay
nothing. In hi letter he recount the
circumstance and aaya that "It ha
troubled him all these year and that It
waa the one dlshoned act of hi life."
He enclosed a money order for "i cent
being orlncipal and Interest.
WILL IMPROVE ItL'KAL TELE
PHONE. The Lewi and Clark Telephone com
pany will meet on the 12th of next
month to settle on aome arrangement
of the system to render R more conven
ient fr the patrns than- that now In
force. At present there are two line
reaching from the city to the bridge.
and beyond that but one la extended
All the patrons of the line, on both the
north and south sides of the bridge use
the long wire. This Is manifestly bad,
ii It make the number of phone so
large, that the rail are rendered com
plicated. Ily utilising the short line for
the uw of the north1 aide patrons, and
It need be extending It so as to take
n some of those beyond, this trouble
will be obviated. Apropos ot tbia rural
telephone It 1 In order to say that the
line a It loses In novelty advance In
usefulness, for the curiius are ronaid
erably lew curious than they were for
in ib time subsequent to the installa
tion of the 'phone boxes.-: .
TO CAN 8AKDINE3.
Important Move In the New
, ' : dustry.
The Hemlow Sardine, Packing com
pany was incorporated yesterday with
a capita stock of 150.000 in 600 share
The incorporators named hi the arti
cles are W. T. Scholfleld, L. H. Cor-
des, W, O. Hemlow, John Mattson, E
Hiiuke, H. J. Wherlty. W. A. Goodin
Pvovi.-on Is made In the articles for
the company to engage in a general
lishlng and running business, and the
head office Is to be In this city. , The
old laundry building opposite the Par
ker house la now being rapidly pre
luired for the reception of the cannery
plant, and the work is being pushed In
an energetic manner, .
This is more or less a day of trlbula
tlon for the children of Astoria, Those
who have not studied as they should
have done during the term are now
beginning to regret their neglect for
the day of examination has come round
once more and those questloss that
Fhnull appear so easy are as unanswer
able to them as the riddle of the
Sphinx. There la a ray of light through
the dark clouds of examination time,
however, for this day week school will
he over for the much desired vacation.
On Sunday Rev. V. Seymour Short will
preach tlw bticcalaureute sermon to the
graduating class, In Grace church.
FCNFRAL THIS AFTERNOON.
The funeral of Mrs. C.L. Parker will
be held this afternoon from the real
dence of W. F'. McGregor, The ser
vices at the house will be conducted by
Rev, Wm. Seymour Short while at the
cemetery they will be private. The
Interment will be In the Ocean View
ATLANTIC LINER AGROUND,
New York, June 4. The Hamburg-
liner Deutschland, which stilled today
for Hamburg, went aground In Gedney
channel, the lower bay, this afternoon
The Deutschland grounded during a
dense fog at 4:30 this afternoon, short
ly after high tide. The next high tide
Is at l: a. m. . .
YACHTS EN RUOTE.
Fayal, Azores, June 4. Shamrock III
and Shamrock I, conveyed by the Erin
sailed this afternoon for New York.
fAMOUS TUTOR DEAD.
New York, June 4 Alexander
Williamson, who was tutor of Abra
ham Lincoln's younger children,
died today at his home in Brooklyn.
He was 89 years old.
BIO FLOOD .
Gauge Of Missouri Is Favorable,
And Kansas Qty Will Soon
Resume All Business. .
RAPID DECLINE LOOKED FOR
Mississippi Continues to Rise But
Appears Slightly Checked In
Vicinity Of SL Louis.
Washington, June 4. (Kpelal River
Bulletin.) The Missouri river at Kan
u City has fallen 1.5 feet since Wed
nesday morning, the gauge this morn
ing reading S2.. A more rapid decline
may be expected from this time for
ward at both the Kansas and upper
Missouri rivers are falling.
The rise continues In the Misslmilppi
from Dubuque southward, the guage at
Keokuk readng 191 feet, a rise of .
foot since morning and 4.1 above dang
er line. ..'
Al ft. Louis the rti has been slight
ly checked ow ing to the spread Ol over
How water on the east side, the gauge
this morning radlng 32. 1 feet, a rise of
I foot since Wednesday morning. The
rise will continue south of Dubuque,
and It ur still probable that a stage of
34 feet and possibly slightly more may
occur by Saturday or Sunday at St.
Louts. Stages three feet above danger
line will occur at Cairo. From Cairo
southward the danger line will not be
reached on this rise. , ,
NORTH TOPERA TOTAL WRECK.
Bodies Are Placed In Depot to Await
Topeka, June 4. The bodies of seven
more flood victims were ' found today.
The list of known dead reachel 71.' with
30 people Identified. Scores are report
ed jrntsslng and there Is no wa? of im
mediately locating them. The tTnlon
Pacific depot haa been Improvised as a
morgue and there-the bodies are gather
ed to await Ideoiifkation. ;i
The river today fell 1J inches. This
make a drop of over I feet from high
water mark. North Topeka Is a total
wreck.. The water Is still over, the
greater part of the town. In the -esl-
dence districts It Is 7, feet deep in most
places an dthere is considerable cur
rent. In the business part of the town
the damage is utmost complete. A
great dnnger now exists in the wretch
ed sanitary condition.
CATTLE AND HOGS DROWNED
Electric Cars Will Resume. Running
and Business Generally ?; ' C
' Looks Up. ;
Kansas City, ' June 4. With rapidly
falling water, business is resuming Its
normal condition. The waterworks are
pumping black water from the Kansas
river-not fit to drink and danger
from fire Is over.
Tbe electrlo streetcar line are in op
eration. Telephone and telegraph con
nection will be established between the
two Kansas Cities! tomorrow, lines be
ing stretched across the ruins of James
At the stockyards 2500 hogs and 300
cattle were drowned. A foree of men
began today to remove the carcasses.
In the wholesale and packinghouse dis
tricts of the west bottoms the scene is
more depressing than yesterday. Ad
ditional buildings have fallen and the
lowering of the flood has exposed heaps
of ruins. - : 1. . :
FOREST FIRES RAVAGE.
Miles of Railroad and Two Settlements
? " Laid Waste. ,
Houlton, Maine, June 4. Forest fires
in Arlstook countp have destroped 14
miles 0 fthe Bangor and Arlstook rail
road and reports from various sections
indicate that two . small settlements
have been destroyed. Many farm build
tngs hav been burned and the fires are
increasing today before a brisk wind.
The county court yesterday granted
the regatta committee the use of the
court house square for entertainments
when it should be required. '
T H B A8TORIAN
OB PRINTING 4
PRESIDENT IN INDIANA.
Feels the Male Is Molld
. tfay' 80.
for Him and
Indianapolis. June 4. Th president'
spwlal arrived at Indianapolis tonight.
A drtzssilng rain dd not prevent &000
people from gatherng to greet him.
There was a continuous burst of en
thusiastic t-her when the president
appeared fresh and smiling from his 14,
W0 mile trip.
The Incident that was noted during
the speech was when, from an over
looking window, someone shouted:
"The brotherhood of locomotive fire
men is for Roosevelt'
The president smiled and replied:
"I know it; I feel that Indiana I solid
for me." t
MURDERED OLD WOMAN.
Police Are Searching for Negro Ex-Sol
dier Who Is Guilty of
.. . the Crime. , . ....
Saa Francisco June ,4. Miss Annie
Ross, a white woman, went to the po
lice office 'today and said that about a
month ago she visited Oakland in com
pany with a negro ex-soldier, named
Walker, and remained there three days
with, him. They visited Mrs. Eliza
beth Leroy, colored, aged 80 years. Mrs
Leroy exhibited $40 In coin and Miss
Ross siys Walker murdered the woman
and buried the body In the back yard.
The police later untarihed the body and
are now searching for Walker.
TO AMEND FREIGHT TARIFF -Seattle.
June 4. TheGreat Northern
railway will in a few days announce an
other amendment to the freight tariff
which promises to reduce the rates
from all points east to the north Pacific
CLASS IS CONFIRMED.
Ten'young people-were confirmed
yesterday by Bishop Morris In Grace
church. The class was made up from
Hoty Innocents' chapel and , Grace
church, and would have been confirmed
last Easter had they been prepared.
IRshop Jdorrls shows the effect, .at ad
vancing rears In bis feeble gait, but the
fact that he, kept birthday half way
between 80 and 90 On Saturday last does
not deter him from traveling across
Oregon whe nduty calls. Last Sunday
Bishop Morris was In La Grange and
the distances he has to travel must be
trying to a man so full of years. -
, The Methodist ladles will hold a sale
of home-cooking Saturday afternoon,
June 6.. An unusually large assortfent
of cakes, pies, cookies, etc., will be on
rale at reasonable prices. Mr. A. R.
Cyrus has for this sale put his place'of
business on Commerctal street, oppe
site,3herman's stable, at the disposal of
these enterprising ladles- .Remember
the time and the place. , ;, , ,,
MEANEST KIND OF THIEVES. "
There may be meaner men than the
one that will steal flowers or potted
plaint.-! that systematic thefts were be
Lately here Mve'Te'rt"-"many com
plain s ha systematic thefts were be
ing made of carefully tended flowers
from, the lawns of private houses as j
well as of plants that might be left out ;
side for a few hours to get the benefitj
of th gun and fresh air. There is no 1
form of thleverymore agrlvatlng totbe
unfortunat; loser than this. To have
some sneaking scoundrel deprive one In
a moment of the flowers that have been
watchel from the time the seeds were
planted to the time that they burst Into
blooni is enough to make the most
peaceful man or woman in the world
thirst for blood, and when the todyl of
the house misses her favorite plant
why there are llkely to be ructions. It
istoo bad that a few of the thieves can
not be caught and given a dose of the
ROBINSON SELLS FURNITURE
Sells Good, Stilish Fur
nishings At L6w Prices.
Carpets, Mattings, Lino
Hums, Rug's, Fancy Rock
ers, Stoves, Tables, ' Bed
Room and ' Parlor Sets.
Everything' for the House
ROBINSON'S FURNITURE 6TT0EE
588 Comttierclal Street
ARE PAT FOR
Harmony Was The Word At The
Ohio State Convention Of
HANNA AND FORAKER ONE
Kanna Named Head Of Ticket,
Myron T. Kerrick, But Offered
no Opposition to Others
CelumbuA O., June 4. The republic
an state convention nominated a state
ticket and adjourned today. It seemed
to be the policy to have harmony on
the ticket as well as In the declaration
of principles. , While all conceded that
It was ;Hiinna' year," yet he would
not tbe his Influence except for the
head of the ticket in naming his neigh
bor, Myron Herrtcks, for governor.
The senator's great friend, George B
Cox, of Cincinnati, certainly named M.
Hardins; for lieutenant governor and
Wade Hampton Ellis for attorney gen-,
eral, as well as being a most potent fae
tor in nominating Judge Summers,, Audi
Itor Gullbert and others, especially Mo
Klnlen for treasurer, were strongly en- ,
WblU Senator Foraker expressed hi
gratification at tbe ticket generally,
he was especially gratified over the
unanimous adoption of the resolution
which endorsed President Roosevelt's
nomination as well as his admlnistra
tion. It had been anticipated that Sen
ators Haana and Foraker 'would lock
horns over the endorsement of Roose
velt's candidacy but Instead they have
locked arms and are now leading the
Ohio republicans in this campaign more
harmoniously than ever.
The tickat Is as follows: . .:
Governor, Myron T. Herricks.
Lieutenant-governor, Warren . Bf.
.Auditor, W.D. Gullbert. -Treasurer,
W, S. Klnnon. , ''
'Attorney-general. Wade H. Ellis, r
Judge of the supreme court, A. N.
School commissioner, E, A. Jones.
Member of board of public works, G.
S. W'atkina. .
' PACIFIC COAST.
At Portland Portland 16; Seattle .
At San Francisco Oakland 3; Los Alt
geles !, -4
At Sacramento Sacramento 8; Saa
At Portland-Portland ; San Fran
cisco 5. t t
At Helena Helena & Butte 15.
At Spokane Spokane 14; Los Angel
es . .
At Tacoma Tacoma 4; Seattle 3.
r ., AMERICAN.,
At Boston Boston 10; Chicago 3. . .
. At Philadelphia Detroit 6; Philadel-
Pnia 4- , - ' ." ' '
A NeMr York Cleveland ; New
Yrk s . . ' - '
At Washlngton-St. Louis fc.Wash-i
inglon 1. ;., ( . . ' , ,
' '" NATIONAL.
At Chicago New York ; Chicago L
At Pitt-urg Plttsbuy Si Boston . .
At St. Louis Broklyn 1; St. Louis 2.
,r FIRE' GETS . SERIOUS. . ,
Glenns Falls, N. Y., June 4, The fire
started In the 'Adirondack today is
more serious than at any time since the
fires began. " ' ' "
E F A C T