X ASTORIA PUBLIC LIBMA1T ASSOCUTKt lli. W- B VOLUME ASTORIA, OREGON, TUESDAY, A I'GUST 18. 1903. , . v y'' ; ,; ; ,y ": , ; i - y NUMBER 7. Good ( IFlec&ive Reatlttsi Geeste P. A. STOKES Pure Prepared Paint Sold OalyBy Fisher Bros NEW HAMMOCKS Large assortment of unusually hand some goods just received. 75 cents to $5.00. J. f. GRIFFIN. jp ii U$J Fp II The Bee THE BEE HIVE Pleases the eye We sell lbe highest trade o( clothin; at figures which please everybody. Perfect style, tailoring, fit and quality here combine with honest prices. A Trial Convinces Plumbing Troubles Imperfect plumbing v make mil trouble. If you have an iinDcrfectiob. better fix it. WVll nmkc it right for you. Whether it's repair or new wnrk wo respond promptly, do it well n'nd get your approval with our pay. W. J.SCULLEY 47M72 Commercial. Phone Black KM 'J Nothing Pleases r well as nicely laundered linen. We have the neatest and moat sanitary laundVy In the Mate and do the best work. . ' ALL WHITE HELP. Corner Tenth and Duane streets. Thone 1991. The Troy Laundry Hive Ladies' Fall Suits are now on Display. Ladies' Dress and Walking Skirts. , Admiral Smith and Staff, Accom panied by Visiting' Notables will Arrive Today Street Fair Opens Tonight Formal Opening of Regatta Occurs Tomorrow Morning at Nine O'ClocK With Coronation of Queen Frances First Vessels of Pacific Squad ron Reach Port Line of March for Parade Beginning tomorrow morning at o'clock, there will be heard In Astoria the tooting of horn., the blowing or whistles, the blur of brass, the hur rah of th'iunuivlit of people, and the sound of revelry by day and by night. The city will be full of m rangers gather ed from evry ltit of the compass to I ru'l,.uf in th.- grandest regatta Ah- torhi has ';vr wttm-sed. There will be a giand partde, novel feat urea, and visiting royalty galore. The royalty of American womanhood wIM reign over city of nobility the nobility of Amer lean citizenship, and the featoona of vhlte and blue bunting, colore of the regatta, wlil mingle with the red. white and blue of the proud American flag. Hilarity will reign supreme; It will be a gala time from start to finish. After week, of hard labor the regat ta committee la about to real. All thut la now required to make the regatta the 'icoss It deserves to be la perfect weather, which la anoured, a eplrlt of goud fvllowiihlp among the pleaaure eekfr. and a honpitable welcome to the attangera who vill be In the city. rARADB LINK OF MARCH. Urand Marshal Wherlty haa complet ed the nrrangenvnta fr the grand pa rrtde, " I'nleea the plana of the commit-7 tee nilararry. It will ecllpae all prevloua effort In thla lln ever before attempt ed In th city. It 1 probable that the auldkra from Ft. Stevena and Columbia will partb lp,'it, Capt. Steele having lul.1 a reitiet of the regatta committee to this end before the commanding offi cer. The blue Jackets from the ship of the North Pacific ayumlron will be a cotmplcjou figure of the parade, and thf-re will be the carriages containing the quoin and hfr court, the admiral and hi staff, Governor Chamberlain and his staff, the visiting athletes, row ing crews, local fraternal organisations the Woodmen of the World, the vis iting Woodmen and the royalty of their rHHifvnl. will be In the parade, and the Hosts ivpresentat.ve of the commercial and Industrial Importance of the sec ond city In the Mute "where rolls the Oregon," Last, but not least, the greUt Chinese dragon with its celestial body guard. The parade wlil begin at 11 o'clock, the line of formation being at the de- pot on Commercial Btreet. It wl'l then move west on Commercial to Fifth, thence to Bond, i rossing to Fourteenth, marching to regatta headquarters, where the parade will disband. Chief of Police, Hallsck announces that no traffic will be allowed along the line of march while the parade Is mov ing. Miss Thomas has been Indisposed for several days, and yesterday she re mained in doors In order to be thorough ly rested for the arduous social func tions that will devolve on her the re mainder of the week. She received a few callers yesterday. Since her clee tlon as queen she has been the recip ient of numerous congratulatory letters from all parts of the United States. ARRIVAL OF CRUISERS. The cruisers Marblehead and Concord nrlvcd In the river yesterday. They were sighted by the soldiers of Forts Stevens and Columbia at 1 o'clock In the afternoon. Upon approichlng the mouth of the river they made a feint toward putting back to sea, but sudden ly turning crossed the bar and were fired upon with blank charges from the i t i it.. ... 1 forts. Since Wednesday mgni w oui dlers have been at the guns under ot ders received from General Funston to lookout for the cruisers. The Con cord came on up tne nvr mm.v greeted by the craft in harbor and the . - t - - I J t r . v- MISS FRANCES THOMAS QUEEN OP THE ASTORIA REGATTA cruisers. The Murbleheud.havlng a case of light appendicitis on board, stopped at buoy No. 7 and the patient sent to the hospital. The Marblehead will move down In the morning and will receive. A number of citizens paid their respects to the commander of the Concord this afternoon. The Alert, expected for the past three days, hasSiot yet put in an appearance. OARSMEN ARRIVE, The Vancouver and Victoria rowing crewa arrived on Sunday night. Each crew brought a four-oar and a single shell, and the Victoria crew a canoe also. The shells are the best of their kind and were put up In London. The four-oars are 4S feet and the two-oars 28 feet in length. The James FUy Athletic Association "i i ii-iui m ami meir positions re: Wilson, stroke. Kennedy, S; Sullivan, 2; Jesse, bow. Vancouver crew: Grab ble, stroke; Seymour, S: Dallon, 2; Sawyer, bow. Springer, single shell for Vancouver will be pitted against Des Breese for Victoria. Patton-and Gore comprise the tandem canoe team, and Gore the single paddle. The dhoalwater bay team also nr rived yesterday, and the other crews are due to reach the city tonight. TO MEET THE POTTER. ' The admiral's flagship, the Potter, on Its arrival front Portland this afternoon will be met by riueen Francis and mem bers of her court. , When the vessel comes in sight of the city it will be met by several launches and boats that will act as escort to the 0. R. & N. dock. Admiral Smith will be accompanied by his staff, and it Is exbecled that Gover nor Chamberlain will be on board with his staff . Several of the visiting W. O. V. queens will also come on the Potter. STREET FAIR TONIGHT. . The street fairs will be formally In augurated tonight with the opening of Arnold's street fair. This traveling a. gregatton has been a uromlnent feature of nearly every carnival, that haa been held in the Northwest during the past few years and l.a become known as the "tented city." . While the show car- rls a number of menagerie attractions, it does not claim to be a circus, for there are no rings and no performing elephants and horses. But in the past the. Arnold combination has been noted for high class acts of various descrp Hons. LAVISH DECORATIONS. The merchants and businessmen gen erally, as well as the private household ers, have responded generously to the appeal of the regatta committee through the columns of the local press for a profusion of decorations and every business house In the city will be re splendent in appropriate dress when the royal procession passes through the street tomorow. The blue and white colors of 'the' regitfa prevail In tWcbl or scheme, and some beautiful drap eries have been displayed. Every flag In Astoria will wave to morrow, and will continue to wave un til the last echo of the jrsst event has died away. The harbor presents a proud appear- fance at the present time. The cruiser Concord, the Ugh house tenders Man slxanlla, Columbine and Heather, and the regular mosquito fleet, as well as the canvas leet assembled off the docks gives an appearancj -ind air of Impor tance that Atoia has pever before wit nessed. All craft on the river not otherwise engaged are urged :o meet the Potter on her arivaJ tomorwv 'fternoon. ARTIST BECOMES MANIAC REPORTS LOSS OF COMPANIONS AND SEARCHING PARTY FAILS TO FIND THEMAPPREHENSION FELT Santa Barbara, Cat., Aug. IT, Miss Catherine Grathwol, of St. Paul, Minn., Is dead; Frederick Leuders, an artist of this city, is a raving maniac, and Fred Webster, Nellie Stone, Fred Gil bert and Gray Porter, also of this city, cannot be located and mystery sur rounds the whole affair. The party left here yesterday for a picnic at the summit of the mountains, which is reached by Lacuinbre trial. Frederick Lueders arrived In town last night and reported that one of the party. Miss Grathwol, was dying, but he was so exhausted none of the partic ulars could be learned. A party trs?n left for the scene and Lueders followed them. They returned at midnight " with Leuders, who was found at the foot of the grade a raving maniac and w ho could give no account of the whereabouts of the rest of the party. The efforts of the searchers so far have been fruitless in finding any of the lost excursionists. Miss Grathwol was staying in Santa Barbara for her health and was only 24 years old. SEEKS REDRESS FROM SULTAN Manila, August 17, 10 a. m. Major Robert I Bullard, has demanded re dress from Sultan Deseen, the tribal leader of the Lairao Moros. Although professing a warm friendship for Am ericans, the Sultan recently surrounded small detachment qf United States troops paying him a friendly visit with a strong force of warriors and offered battle, his men insulting those bearing an American flag. So far the only re ply from the Sultan to Major Bullard's demands has been defiance. ROYAL COURT AT REHEARSAL Queen Frances and Her Attend ants go Through the Corona tion Ceremonies SOUVENIRS FOR THE RETINUE Miss Thomas Prestntt Her Maids of Honor, . Udks-ia-Vaiting and Other Nobility With Beautiful Mementos In receiving rooms lavishly decorated with flowers and foliage, and on a bau tlful little throne constructed espec ially for the public reception thatQueen Frances will give on Thursday night. the royal court held a rehearaal of the coronation ceremonies last night. The mands of honor, ladies-in-walttng, pages, flower girl and crown bearer were present with the exception of Mrs Wardand Miss Lighter. Master Frank Streiblg, Jr., has been added to the list of pages, and was In attendance. Those who were ; present say that every thing 'went off splendidly, and that every member of the . court of Queen Frances had studied ettquete to advantage. There was no prime mln Ister present, owing to the fact that Hon. Harrison Allen has notified the re gatta commute that he cannot be pres ent at court. The committee haa de cided that as a prime minister Is more of a luxury than a necessity, the va cancsWia "ot be filled. . Queen Frances performed . her part of the coronation rehearsal with all the ease and grace of an old world mon arch; the ladies-in-waiting and other members of the royal retinue also went through -heir respective parts, showing familiarity with the duties of court at tendants.lt goes withoVit saying that the regatta court will be conspicuous for its beauty of face and figure as well as for Its elegance of manners and con stumlng. . .. - , , ' At the close of the 'rehearsal Miss Thomas pleasantly surprised the mem bers of her court by presenting to every member a dainty and appropriate sou venir of the tegatta and her reign. To each of the ladies-in-waiting flower girl and maids of honor she gave a beautiful brooch pin, designed to-represent the order of the garter. The pins are of pale blue enamel on a silver background, upon which is engraved In silver, "Frances I, 1903." To the pages and enwn bearer she presented handsome gold stick pins, the ornament al portion consisting of a' bird with outstretched wings. In Its mouth the bird holds a tiny opal, and the wings of the bird are studded with small learls The souvenirs combine beauty and utility, and coming so unexpectedly were a'l vthe more appreciated. On Thursday night Queen Frances will give a public reception at the home of her aunt, Mrs. W. O. Wilkinson, a cordial im itation to attend is extended to both visitors and residents. Queen Frances expresses the hope that the In vitation will be accepted by all, as she ie particular desirous 'of expressing to each of her loyal subjects the deep ap preciation she feels of the honor accord ed her in her election as queen of the best regatta Astoria has ever planned. BASEBALL SCORES NATIONAL, At New York First game New York 7; Cincinnati 4. , At New York Second game New York G; Cincinnati 4. At Brooklyn First game Brooklyn 4; St. Louis 8. At Brooklyn Second game Brooklyn Brooklyn 6; St. Louis S. At Boston Boston 8; Pittsburg 4. AMERICAN. At Chicago Chicago 1; Washington 2. 7 ;' .,. ' - ;'. t St. Louis St. Louis 2; Phlladel phla 3. " At Detroit Detroit ; New York 3. At Cleveland-Cleveland 9; Boston J. FJRST TIME INJjISTORY President Roosevelt Inspects Great Fleet of Ships in Time of Peace ACCIDENT MARS CEREMONY Decatur Is Rammed By Sister Ship During Re view...prtj!dwit and Wife art Calm During Mishap. Oyster Bay, Aug. 17. For the first Mrrfe In the history of the country the president of the United States today re viewed and Inspected in time of peace great fleet of United States ships. The ceremony was unmarred br the slight est mishap until Just at the conclusion when the torpedo? boat destroyer Barry rammed trie Decatur, fortunately doing little damage. As the flrst squadron of destroyers was approaching the May flower at full speed, orders were sig nalled from the Decatur to form a wedge. In executing the orders the Decatur swung across the bow of the Barry and an Instant later the Barry NmmMt lior. In a ffw minutes thft Tfa catur hoisted a signal of "No serious damage," but the accident put a sudden stop to the maneuvers of the destroy er squadron. ' Both President and Mrs. Roosevelt -notel the accident with great calmness notwithstanding that their son Kermit was on the Decatur at theTInW The review occurred on Long Island sound. As the Mayflower, -with the president on board, steamed down one column and up another she was saluted by ?S guns by each ship. After the review the president received the commander rf the different squadrons., The captains of the small vessels in the fleet received, the naval attaches of the great powers. Sir Thomas Liptoj' owners of the Defender, Reliance, and other distinguished guests. After the reptiin the president entertained the guests at lunch and visited the Kear- . sarge..'A,. ,.;.'; , T.! ','n'v ' As the president went aboard, his flag was broken at the main peak and every ine of the 12 warships In the fleet fired the president's salute. . MYSTERY SURROUNDS THEFT DETECTIVES AT WORK ON DIAMOND CASE STONES ARE WELL KNOWN TO DEALERS New York, Aug. 17. Mystery sur rounds the theft of a diamond brooch so valuable that the stones composing It are well known to Jewelers andcollect orsof tMs country and Europe, says the Herald. Its owner is a member of a wealthy New York family and if was from her home in this city ahat the or nament disappeared. Detai's are with held and detectives uponthe case have been instructed to proceed with unus ual secrecy, but It is said the thieves are known to have fled and there is little hone of effecting their ..capture. While there Is a possibility of recov ering the Jewels, which may have been purchased by an unscrupulous dealer in the hope of making large profits af ter the search had become iax. Auth orities of principal European centers are also at work on the case. HARVARD STUDENT INSANE New York, August 17. C. Endlcott Allen, the young real estate man and Harvard student, who after lying In a doze at Long Branch for 42 days, was brought to Bellevue Hospital in this cjty for examination, haa been pro nounced Insane and will be placed In a sanitarium. The doctors say his long sleep was the early sign of dementia although It puzzled the doctors, because during his waking hours, Allen's mind was perfectly clear and his physical condition good.