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ASTORIA, OREGON, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1903.
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CARRIES A FINE
, STOCK OF
Making Arrangements with Rail
roads for the Speediest Pos
sible Mobilization of
Warns China That She May Oc
cupy Chinese Territory If
RUSSIANS ARE STILL ACTIVE
YokaboutA Correspondent i the
London .Mall Hays Cisar't
Troop arc Forltfy-
, lllg OllgOlllpllO.
London, Oct. 23. In a dispatch to the
Daily Mull Ita eorreiwdent at Yoko
hama reiterate the statement that the
Russians are fortifying Yongampho.
The Japanese government la conferring
with representative of all the Japanese
railroads with a view of effecting the
most siwedy mobilization of the army
whenever this becomes necessary.
The Tli'n Tuln correspondent of the
Mall says Japan htti warned China she
will occupy some point on Chinese ter
ritory If Russia falls to evacuate Man
churia. The Japanese legation reiterate to
day that there l not the slightest
fSundatlon for the Honolulu and other
alarming report of the Imminence of a
Russo-Japanese war. Official com
munications received from Toklo dur
ing the lust few dayi contained nothing
to Indicate the probability of an out
break of hostilities nor even that a
hlti h had occurred In the negotiation.
The foreign office here also relteratfs
that it Information la opposed to ti e
Heretofore the underwriters atLloyds
have taken an aplimlstlc view of the lt
uatlon In the far east. Since yesterday
the Insurance rates to the far east, cov
eting all risks, If war Is declared wltr-
In three months, have been doubled.
WAR INSURANCE COMES HIGH.
New York, Oct. !S-Keports of keen
compe tition for Welsh coal add to thit
pessimistic feeling here over the situa
tion In the far east, saya a Herald dU
patch from London. The British ad
miralty has sought to charter at Cardiff
a steamer for immediate loading with
coal for Hong Kong, but failed to ob
tain one at 18 shillings the ton and it
Is general opinion among ship owners
at the South Wales port that the ad-
mlralty will not succeed In obtaining
an early vessel at the figure named
owing to the Japanese and Russian
bidding for all early steamers. These
already have been chartered by Japan
to the extent of 22.000 tons.
At Lloyds the rate for a war risk
on Russian vessels Is 20 shillings per
cent and It is considered doubtful
whether any Japanese vessel, even a
liner, could be Insured at less than 30
shillings per cent. As much as 10
shillings per cent Is said to have been,
refused for a war risk policy on a Nor
wegian vessel for Japan.
WOULD CHARTER MORE STEAMSHIPS.
London, Oct. 23 Advices from Tien
Tsln say It Is learned there that Rus
sia is negotiating with a steamship
company of Shanghai to charter stcam-j
ers belonging to the company to run
between Shanghai and Port Arthur,
the government representating that the
volunteer fleet is not sufficient to carry
on the traffic.
TREATED CABINET UNFAIRLY
Lord Hamilton Thinks Balfour
Is Not on the Square.
London, Oct. 23 In an address to his
constituents at Eorllng, Lord George
Hamilton, late secretary of state for
India, has given for the first time hie
version of the recent cabinet resigna
tions, He said that at the cabinet
meeting on the last day of the parlia
mentary session Premier Balfour pro
duced a program which Included pref
erential tariffs and the taxation of
food. The cabinet adjourned that day
without reaching a decision In the
matter. It met again on September 4
and continued the same discussion.
After this meeting Lord Balfour the
secretary for Scotland; C. T. Ritchie,
then chancellor of the exchequer, and
he agreed to place their resignations
In the hands of the Duke of Devon
shire, then lord president of the council,
who would present them with his own.
It was not until September 16 that
Lord George Hamilton learned of
Colonial Secretary Chamberlain's re
signation and that the Duke of Devon
shire had retained his office. He de
clared that Premier Balfour had treat
ed the member of the cabinet, other
than the Duke of Devonshire unfairly
In communicating to the duk the news
he withheld from the remainder of the
He said also that he would have been
willing to resign at any time on the
slightest suggestion from Mr. Balfour,
but hs relented the method In which
the free trade member had been oust
ed from the cabinet.
With regard to the general fiscal
policy, Lord George Hamilton declared
himself a free trader with limitations,
He said also that be believed thorough
ly In retaliation which would give the
country a better chance for negotia
tion of reciprocity treaties. He thought
no member of the cabinet would have.
resigned on such a proposition, but
that had not been the question pre
sented to them. The speaker also ex
pressed the conviction that the present
propaganda was protection pure and
The fiscal campaign .continue with
unbateQ vigor. Among the speakers
last night were Sir Henry Campbell
nannerman and Sir Edward Gray,
both of whom said that protection
would result In an advance in prices
and great hardship to the working
Sir Edward Gray urged the formation
of an Imperial council with representa
tives from India, crown and self-governing
colonies empowered to advise
the government on Imperial affair and
who would prevent the' converting of
Imperial Into party questions.
CHARGE AGAINST MARSHALL
ISole Official Raid In to Have
Assaulted a Woman.
BoUe, Oct. 23. United StatesMarshal
Rounds was placed under arrest this
afternoon on a warrant sworn to by
Mr. George E. Spencer, formerly dep
uty marshal In Rounds office, charging
Iumnds with committing assault upon
It 1 alleged that Marshal Rounds
seized Mrs. Spencer by the arm and
forcibly attempted to pull her from
stool. Marshal Round and Deputy
Stobbs deny that anything of the kind
ever occurred. Mr. Spencer exhibit
a bruised arm a evidence.
MrsN Spencer i the "widow of former
United States Senator George E. Spen
cer, of Alabama. She came from Wash
Ington In 1902 and was given a place In
tne marshal' office but wa dismissed
DOWIE SAYS HE'S THREATENED
Writer of Letters Would
or Abduct Him.
New York, Oct. 23. The Dowie meet
ing tonight wa gtveri over principally
to a farewell to Mrs. Dowie and her
on, w ho will sail for Europe tomorrow.
Both made address appealing to the
audience for better behavior and deny
ing that they were leaving on account
of their dsapproval of Iowle's methods.
In the course of hi address J. Glad
stone Dowie denied that 750 members
of the host had deserted and returned
home. He declared that only 112 had
gone back to attend to business In Zlon
and that others would take their place
The elder Dowie said today that he
had received letters threatening him
with aMuctlon and ever murder, but
that he wins not at all nfrald.
BANKERS' SESSION FINISHED.
San Francisco, Oct .2S.-The conven
tion of the American Bankers' Associa
tion ended today with the Installation
of the newly chosen ofllcers. H. B. Fin
lay, president of the Fifth National
bank, of Pittsburg, read a paper on
education of bank clerks."
Hon. Ellis Roberts, treasurer of he
United States, waa greeted with en
thusiastic applause when he was intro
duced and was even more heartily ap
plauded when he had concluded.
MUST HAVE BEEN VERY GOOD.
San Francisco Oct. 28. Frank C.
Meekln, formerly of the Thirty-seventh
volunteer Infantry, has Just been re
leased from Alcatras prison. He de
serted from his regiment In the Phil
ippine and subsequently Joined the in
surgent forces. He wa recaptured,
court-martialed and sentenced to death
for treason. His sentence was commut
ed to 20 years imprisonment. He gets1
his freedom for good behavior by the
exercise of executive clemency.
ROAD ASSOCIATION MEETS.
Portland, Oct. 23. The annual con
vention of the Oregon Good Roads As
sociation met here today, with dele
gates In attendance from nearly every
county In the state. In the absence of
Governor Chamberlain, his paper on the
use of convict labor was read by Secre
tary Magers. Tomorrow will be devoted,
to several addresses and the election ot
SPANISH STRIKERS CAUSE DARKNESS.
Barcelona, Spain, Oct. 23 The city
was plunged Into complete darkness
lost night as a result of a strike on the
part of the gas workers. Business
was almost totally parallsed and the
theatres had to be closed. The police,
patrolled the streets and a number of
labor leaders have been arrested.
NEW USE FOR DIRT.
Rome, Oct. 23 A new system of wire
less telegraphy in which the earth la:
used for the transmission of waves, in
vented by Darlo Campana, a young
Italian of Leghorn, has been tried suc
cessfully at that city. A company is
being formed to exploit the system.
Streets Are Crowded With Idle
Miners and It Is Feared
That Acts of Violence
Amalgamated People Are Pre
paring for Long Shutdown
at the Mines." ;
WHOLE STATE IS AFFECTED
Merchant Are Canceling Orders
for winter Supplies Ex
tra Police Sworn in
to Keep Order.
Butte, Oct. 23. According to every In
dlcatlon tonight the Amalgamated Cop
per Company 1 preparing for a long
shut down, a several of the pumps In
the big mines have suspended opera-
aliens. Amalgamated officials are ret-
kent a to expressing an opinion as to
the pro!. able length, of suspension say-
'"8 It may be of six or eight months
lurat'on and perhaps a greater period.
Effort will be madeby leading citi
zens of the state to have the supreme
court advance the hearing on the ap
peal from Judge Clancy's decision, In
the hope that reversal of the judgment
by the upper tribunal will induce the
Amalgamated company to resume. In
dignation among the Amalgamated peo
ple Is rife and they are loud In denounc
ing the present state of affairs, and de
clare that all business on the part of
the company will remain on a standstill
until the Boston & Montana receiver
ship matter 1 settled satisfactorily.
. Throughout the state generally a
state of depression is reflected and In
Butte business is practically paralysed.
Business men are cancelling their or
ders for winter supplies. A yet no
acts of violence have been reported to
the police, though it is feared some dif
ficulty will be experienced in holding
the big army of Idle miners in check
any length of time. Tonight the prin
ciple street are blocked with miners
and Indignant muttering can be heard
on all sides. Extra police haye been
sworn In, with orders to prevent the
gathering of large crowds.
THE EFFECT ON 'CHANGE.
New York, Oct. ' 23. Amalgamated
Copper absorbed an overwhelming pro
portion of today's, business on the stock
exchange. For a good deal of time the
dealing in this stock were larger than
in alt others combined, and it has com
prised about one-third of the sales of
There was a very excited market too
and 75c the
See Our Window
Amalgamated Copper at first. At the
opening 13,59 shares were thrown upon
the market for simultaneous sales,
which were made at S3 3-4 down to
U 1-2. Within the first few minute of
trading, 30,000 to 40.000 srutres changed
hands. The manifest Inside support
for the stock then became effective and
rallied It a point. It fluctuation
were constant and feverish during the
whole day, carrying it back to the
opening low point, then completely re
covering ani closing at a decline of 7-8.
LOOKS BAD TOR PROTECTION.
London, Oct. 23. Colonial Secretary
Lyttleton (liberal unionist) ha been
re-elected member of the house of com
mons from Warwick and Leamington
with a greatly reduced majority. Oc
curring a It did in Chamberlain' own
district, It is taken by the unionist
press this morning as an tndlcaton that
the food tax argument win figure heav
ily In the general election.
PRISONER SHOT BY GUARDS.
Sacramento, Oct .23. At Foisom state I
prison E. Manuel was shot and killed
by guards while attempting to escape I
today. Manuel was discovered with
opium n his possession and was placed
m a dungeon. He was removed thisJ
morning by officers to point out the lo
cality where other opium was stored,
when be made a dash for liberty.
EDITOR OF OUTING REPORTED LOST-
New York. Oct. 22 Leonlda Hub
bard, Jr., whom trader returning to
St. Johns, N. F., from Labrador, re
port as lost in the Labrador wilderness.
Is the assistant editor of Outing. He
left New York last July to explore the
heart of Labrador.
About 10 weeks ago he started from
Rlgoletto, on the east coast of Labra
dor, with a Cree Indian guide and one
white companion. They were to travel
by canoe and on foot through an en
tirely jnknown country to the George
river, along which the last tribe of
primitive North American Indians
gathers at this time of the year to kill
caribou. This point is TD0 miles beyond
the last Hudson Bay Company's post.
No white man has ever penetrated as
far as Mr. Hubbard intended to go.
Regarding Mr. Hubbard's disappear
ance Casper Whitney, editor of Outing
"I think there Is more sensation than
fact in the report of Mr. Hubbard be
ing lost. I have every confidence that
Mr. Hubbard will come out safely and
Mr. Hubbard is 30 years old.
CHANGE IN REVENUE SERVICE.
San Francisco, Oct. 23 The position
of superintendent of construction and
repairs of the United States revenue
cutter service at this port is to be ab
olished and the office of the revenue
cutter service is to be closed. The
change will take effect on the first of,
next, month. A . number of changes
among the officers in the service will
take place at the same time.' ;
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Place in Astoria for
Immigration Commissioner Sar
gent Thus Characterizes Alien
Colonies: in Our
Annual Report Shows That Our
Chinese Exclusion Law is
Working Smoothly. !
BIG IMMIGRATION INCREASE
Total Number Arriving Durinff
Year Wu 830.t00, Largest
Percentage Coming .
Washington. Oct. 23. Commissioner
Sargent, in his annual report on im
migration, say that marked improve
ment W shown in the enforcement of
the complex and strongly resisted Chin
tie exclusion laws. Experience has
proved a good teacher in the adminis
tration of these laws and their enforce
ment, is accomplished now with the.
minimum of friction. The commission
er expresses confidence that the efforts
of the bureau to enforce these taws will
prove much more successful than they
have proved at any time heretofore.
The report shows that the immigra
tion during the last year was 850,000,
aa increase of 32 per cent. The great
est number came from Italy. The total
amount of money brought was $18,000.-
00. " -
Referring to the colonies of aliens In
our great cities, he says that such col
onles are a menace to the welfare and
security of the country.
REFUSED ADMISSION. ,
Ne York, Oct. 23. Eng Weng, a
1 l l.. rf XT a a." ark N. J..
has been refused admission to this
country after returning from the Orient
where he went last summer to visit
bis relatives. He has been ordered de
ported November 2 after having fought
the efforts of the immigration officials
since August. Weng's lawyers declare
they have proof that he was born In
San Francisco and never lived In
China except while being educated.
Weng lived in Newark for years. He
has an American wife and a son five
years old. '. 1 . .f:-
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CUSTOMS APPRAISER GETS BUSY- (
San Juan, Porto Rico, Oct. 23 Cus
toms Appraiser Whithead of New York
has arrived here on the steamshlpCara
caa. It is said that he come to investi
gate the customs scandals.