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About The morning Astorian. (Astoria, Or.) 1899-1930 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 24, 1903)
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IN THE RIVER
Steamship Algoa, Largest Vessel
to Enter the Columbia, Ar-,
rives in the Harbor.
Present Harbor Boundry Hakes
Lumber Shipments Almost
THE OLD RELIABLE
The Finest Cooking Apple in the Market
65c the Box
ASTORIA, Ol'iXON, SATlltDAY, OCTOBER 21, 1903.
KOSS, HIGGIN5 & CO.
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"By This Hake We Conquer"
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Sole Agent in Astoria for Alfred
Benjimin's Correct Clothes
THE KEI.IMILE CI.OTIIIKIC.
A telegram wa received yesterdoy
from Kev. V. 8. Gilbert of Portland,
who advertised to deliver lecture
next Saturday afternoon txtfor the
Woman' Club, stating that he could
not be here at the appointed lime and
recreating that the lecture be "post
poned one week. The ladle of the club
regret that the engagement muHt be
postponed and announce that It will
take place the following Saturday aft
ernoon at 2:30 o'clock. On account of
thla change there will be no meeting of
the Woman' Club today.
FUNERAL OF HARRY NORVI0.
The funeral aervlcea of little Harry
Meyer Norvlg will take place from the
realdenco In Alderbrook at 1 o'clock
thla afternoon, Rev. Holden officiating.
Interment will be In Greenwood cemetery.
Still In The Lead
years we have been
Leaders in the
Our Large Stock
comprises the best
All our furniture is
first class and yet
you can buy of us as
cheaply as else
where. Try it.
A. HILJUNEN-The Union Tailor
s Suits to order and Fit Guaranteed.
fi22 COMMEltOIAL STREET
(ELATERITE It Mineral Rubber)
1 YOU1MAV lltTEKD BUIliDUTOI
or Und. It n.oe.ry to MlX'ljA.Vll A WOHMOUT HOOP
Takea the plaoe of shingles, tin, iron, tnr and srave), and nil prepared roofings
For lint and steep surfaces, gutters, vulleys, eto. Easy to lay. Tempered for all
climates, ltoaaouable in oot. Sold on merit, Guaranteed, It will pay to ask for
prices and information. ,
THE ELATERITE ROOHXG CO., Worcester Building, Portland
CARRIES 14,000 TON CARGO
Will LwikI 7000 Ton of Flour
hihI Wliut at I'ortlHiid
-7'M0 Tom More
on tli MoiiihI.
The riiltlsh steamship Algoa, Cap
tuln Alb-.-rt Lw-kelt, arrived In port
yiDti-rdity from Hun Kranrbco. The
Algoa l the largest a well aa the finest
freighter that ever entered the Colum
bia river Indeed, I the vnry largi.-st
vc'l that ever crossed the Columbia
bur. She had Ix'en luld up at Mission
Itk, In Hun Krone Wco bay,' for the
Nuit eight month, and la aa clean aa a
new pin. Her crew, Including the of
ficer and engine room ataff, consists
of 43 persona, the eeamen being all
The big freighter I au(erbly equipped
throughout, ; Her officer are won
droualy uniformed. und one would Judge
from their llaiihy attire thnt the Algoa
wa Ilrltliih naval vewel. Captain
I-orkett'a uniform Juat cornea within
the reKulallone.the margin leltig a very
nurrow one. The unlforma are tluwe of
the Pacific Mall Steumahlp Company,
of San Kranclaco, owner of the Algola.
rtlgld dlwipllne la nialntalned aboard
the freighter, and na Inatance waa fur
lilHbed yeaterday while the veain-1 waa
lying In the harbor, A young gentle
man who evlnci-a considerable Intrrint
In ahlpplng matterB had gone aboard
the Algoa and found on the high rail
of the vead an excellent aeat from
which to view her. Aa he aat on hla
It h the firet officer came by, eyed him
for a moment, then called the quarter
maater. The quartermaster approach
ed and both men aaluted. after the
f null Ion of naval officer. A brief con
versation etiHued, followed by another
round of ralutlng, and the quarter mau
ler atrode toward the young man erch
id on the rail. The vWtor waa given
to underataiid that the poaltlon ocou-1
pled by him waa not at all dignified,
and the quartermaater added that he
ahould not perech hlmaelf on the rail
should not perch hlmaelf on the rail
like a gull.
"You'd think the Algoa aome crack
liner Instead of a boa freighter," com-,
mented the young man, In relating hla
experience. "Got aldea on her like the
The Algoa waa built at Sunderland,
In 1894). and la of 4S97 tona net regUter
and of "575 tona groas reglater. Some
Idea of her lmmenee carrying capacity
can be gained from the statement that,
on her Inst trip, from Ladysmlth to San
Francisco, she brought 14,000 tons dead
w eight of coal. At the present time; she
la the second largest vessel on the Pa
clilo coast, the largest being the Shaw.
mut, belonging o the Koaton Steamship
Company, Thla vessel registers 6195
net and 90 gross.
The net tonnage of the Algoa Is al
most aa great aa the groea tonnage ef
the Indraahma, the latter vessel reg-
Isterlog 517 gross tona and 3367 net
tons. The Algoa waa drawing 17 feet
when abe came In yesterday, and laden
will draw 27 feet In aalt water or 28
feet In freah water. She la 455 feet In)
length, S3 feet In width and 34.4 feet In
The Algoa Is under charter on her
present trip to the Portland & Asiatic
Steamship Company. While no authen
tic statement could be secured yester
day It Is understood that she will take
on at Portland 7000 tons of flour and
wheat and an additional 7000 at Tacoma
She will receive so much per ton and Is
to discharge at three of the following
oriental ports: Yokohama, Nagasaki,
Kobe.Shanghal orllongkong. The Algoa
left up the river yesterday In charge of
Pilot Feme. ' '
THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE
Any evening. The fading llx.it took on
a most remarkable hue and at the
same time the barometer fell rapidly.
However, the weather soon resumed
normal condition and the glass went
The liritish bark Auatralia departed
yesterday for Cape Tow'i, South Afrl
ra.She tak-w 110.K2 bushels of btueetem
wheat, valued at 3X8,761. W, and 13.WI
bushel of red wheat, valued at 314,634.
40, the total value of the cargo being
The ateamer Vosburg arrived yes
terday from Tillamook. She brought
lW caw of Malmon for Klmore & Co.
The American jark Two lfrother ar
rived down the river yeaterdaw with a
cargo of lumber, lo.ided at Vam-ouver
and I'talnler. She has been In the river
lor a long time, and, a she la without
a rrew.the time of her departure la
SUSMAN AGAIN IN THE TOILS
Ki t I nd Cuttle Kin;; l AifiihiNt
n Lurtrny Charge.
DROWNED IN ALASKA. -The
steamer Homer, under charter
to the government, returned to port
yesterday from Sarlchef.Alaaka, whith
er she had gone with lighthouse sup
plies. 'While unloading supplies there
one of the men In the employ of the en
glneera' department waa drowned, but
hla name wa not learned. At Sarlchef
it 1 necessary to lighter provision
ashore, and two of the boat .uaed for
thla purpose were capsized in the surf.
One of the laborers engaged in lighter
ing wa lost In the surf. The Homer
was unable to land the coal which she
had taken north for the Sarlchef sta
tion and It wa unloaded at Dutch Har
bor. The vessel wa at the buoy depot
for a few hour yesterday, unloading a
quantity of material, and at 3 o'clock
proceeded up the river to take another
cargo of provisions to Alaska.
After a rexpite of aorne month, Mar
cus Busman, retired cuttle king, former
capitalist and prominent politician, yes
terday occupied a seat before the bar
of Justlee while Conaluble Utzlnger
waa out huatllng a jury, the versatile
Susrnan sut In Judge Goodman's court,
complacently amoking a cigar and nod
ding to an occasional acquaintance
who chanced to drop Into the court
This time Marcus 1 up against a lar
ceny charge. The complaint recites
that he stole from the Astoria Electric
Company, on October 22,' one railway
frog valued at 35. A M. Smith appear
ed for the defendant, whllp J. A. Eakln
looked after the Interests of the com
Four Jurora Richard Pavles, C. H
Davla : Xouia Hartwlg Aud Alfred
Schrnder were rounded up by the con
atahlrt, but Mr. Schrader declined to
aerve, because he Is an exempt fire'
man. The hearing waa postponed un
til Monday, when a bunch of prospect
ive jurora will be on hand.
MAJOR LANGFITT TO COME
NEW HOTEL WILL BE OPENED
Gold Star to Ite Ready for Bus
Astora is to have a new hotel and It
will be known aa tbe "Gold Star hotel.'
The new, odd-shapped building bppO'
alte the depot Is to be a hotel with a
bar In front. The building which waa
put up by the Star iBrewtng Company
of Portland, has been leaeed by C. H.
M. Oreenwall for a term of eight year.
to be used for hotel purpose. The con
tract provide that In addition to the
present structure a larger, building Is
to be erected In the rear, where there
I room for a much wider building than
the present one. Work on the addition
is to be begun In the near future.
Mr Oreenwall, the lessee, Is a hotel
man of experience and It 1 hi purpose
to fit up the rooms In first-class shape.
A dining room will be maintained and
also a lunch counter.
The soloon will toe opened Monday
and a limited number of room will be
ready for the public.
LEVY COULD NOT BE MADE
Park Cominl.snlon Must wait
Until Regular. Meeting.
The steamship Vermont, which Is now
loading lumber ut Portland, Will take
on 160,000 feet at thla port.
The achooner James A. Garfield,
which haa arrived from San Pedro, will
load lumber at Vancouver, Wash,
The lighthouse tender Columbine,
Captain Richardson, returned to port
yesterday from the sound. While off
cape Flattery Captain Richardson ob
served a singular phenomenon, Thura-
A touch is enough for
cleanliness. That is why
Pears' soap lasts so.
Pears' shaving soap is
the best in all the world.
Esibllahcil over loo year.
Because of the fact that a park levy
cannot ba made by the park commission
at a special meeting, the special es-,
slon called for last night, by Mayor"
Suprenant was not held. G. C. Fulton,
one of the members of the, board, ald
he thought another 1-2-mlll levy would
be made this year. The levy rests
solely with the commlshlon and, aa that
body Is not required to make return of
the levy to the auditor before January
1, there la ample time to attend to the
matter. The regular meeting night is
the first Tuesday in each month.
Last year' levy netted 3800, and of
thla amount the commission has al
ready paid out 3250, an installment on
the park. The Push Club, which orig
inally made the purchase, ha paid to
C. W. Shlvely more than 31200, and the
Dark commission will refund this
money to the club.
BROUGHT BACK FOR TRIAL
Sheriff Llnvllle returned! yesterday
from Oregon City, having in charge S.
Hanoka, the Japanese section hand
wanted here for robbery and assault
with Intwt to kill. The Jap will be pre
llmlnarily examined before Justice
A place where you can buy fine winea
and liquor for family and medicinal
use, at reasonable figures. The Cali
fornia Wine & Liquor House, 422 Bond
street, 'phone 2174 black, are content
with email profit. No bar. Free city
He Will Meet People ol Aatorla
anil Llaten to Yarlou itc.
At a meeting of the Chamber of Com
merce a few. weeks ago the matter of
the government ilne In froi.t of the
city aaa discussed. It was represented
to the meeting that the mill In the,
eastern end of the city, particularly the
Tongue Point mill, were shut off from
foreign shipping by reason of the pres
ent location of -.he harbor line.
The chamber' ecretary waa direct
ed to addreaa a tetter to the war depart
merit asking for a new board of sur
vey with a view of re-adjutlng the
hnrbf'r line to conform with the busi
ness Intereats of the port. Secretary
HlK'gini will report the result of hi re
quext to the chamber at it meeting.
In the meantime. Major W. C. Lang
flit ha written a friend here asking
that arrangement be made for a room
r hall In which he may meet the citi
zen of Astoria in the near future and
discui harbor line matters. The Cham
ber of Commerce room will probably be
tendered aa suitable for the purpose
and a date for the meeting will be fixed
in th? near future.
The survey (or the present harbor
lines wa made In 1890 by a board of
survey of which Colonel G. H. Men
dell waa chief. The other two member
of the board were Major Thoa. H.
H.indbury and Captain Thos. W. Sy
nwn. The survey was approved by L.
U. Grant, acting secretary of war.April
Since the adoption of the report of
the board of survey enterprise that
have grown up In the eastern end of the
town and are reaching out for foreign
trade Ind they cannot extend their
wharves out to deep water because of
the government harbor line. The
Tongue Point mill, just getting under
good way, find itself cut off from for
eign order entirely because prevented
by the harbor line from extending its
dock further Into the river. The line
sway shoreward opposite the mill and
It Is In only 14 feet of water. To make
it poasible to load trans-Pacific vessels
it would be neceeary to extend the dock
about 400 feet Into the water. Water at
the outer edge of the Clatsop mill dock
I 15 to 16 feet deep and to reach deep
water would not require aa much ex
tension of the dock a at the Tongue
Point mill. At the latter, the St.
Nicholas, a deep-water vessel, has been
lying Idle for months for no other rea
son than that she cannot get within
landing distance of the wharf. To load
by lighterage is Impractical, aa It would
add at least 31 per thousand to the
orice of lumber.
The matter of taking step to relieve
the Situation and encourage foreign
commerce will be discussed at the meet
lng of the Chamber of Commerce Mon
This Shoe is emphati
cally the best in the mar
Ret for children, and is
sold exclusively by
WHERITY, RALSTON $ CO.
Successors to John Hahn
oston Restaurant 1
630 COMMERCIAL STREET
Best ani Neatest Eating House in Astoria
. Try Oar 2 S-Cent Dinners
Prompt Attention High Class Cfcef
MEETING OF LABOR COUNCIL
There was an enthusiastic meeting of
Astoria Central Labor Council at Han-,
thorn's hall last night. A large attend-
ence was present. Credentials were re
ceived from the newly organized order
of longshoremen. A letter from Sena
tor Mitchell was read acknowledging
receipt of the communication addressed
him by the council a few weeks ago in
reference to supporting the bill for the
eight hour law. The senator promised
to give the matter serious consideration.
BIG RUN OF SILVERSIDES.
B. A. Seaborg came down from hi
up river cannery on the Lurline last
evening. Mr. Seaborg reports that
there 1 a big run of silver-side salmon
In the river, and that he is now pack
ing about 400 cases a day. Mr. Sea.
borg 1 getting nearly all his fish from
the trappers, receipts from glllnetters
being very light.
The Best Restaurant
Ref alar Meats. 25 Cents .
Sunday Dinners a Specialty
Everything- the Market Affords
PfllarA Pafprififf Cnrnmnv
I VtaaVIIJJg VVUIUUJ A
WILL M ADIiSON
CIGARS AND TOBACCOS
534, Com'l St., and 114, nth St.,
PATRONIZE HOME INDUSTRY
North Pacific Brewing', Go's.
Best on the Coast
Call up phone 1961 and Inquire about
Australian lump cool. It cost no more
delivered at your door than poor fuel
It contains' no dirt, and makes no clhv
ker and but little ash. Finest and
cheapest fuel in the city. A perfect
steaming coal. Every customer is well
pleased. We deliver it free.
ELMORE & CO.
CAN T WINK THE OTHER EYE."
St .Louis, Oct. 23. James Hackett,
the St. Louia National League pitcher,
has lost eight of his left eye from Ivy
poisoning contracted while hunting
recently, and the attending physician
fears that the other eye is affected and
that it may be permanently lmpared.
Hackett brushed his hand against
poison ivy and soon after rubbed hla
eye. The accident will mean hla re
tlrement from ;he game. Hackett came
her from Terra Haute Ind.
Makes friends of neighbor
and grocer, and friendly trade
Is there anything better
than friendly trade ?
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Big showing in new Fall Dress Goods and
nnderpriced for this special sale. The lot
consists of Zebilines, "Scotch Suitings, and
Plain Suitings in a variety of colors. Not
a piece in the lot worth less than 60 cents
some worth 70 cents, all on sale at . '
THE EJOaSE DEPT. SI0IE
The Place to Save Money. j
508-510 Commercial Street . Astoria, Oregon