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AND ASTORIA DAILY NEWS.
ASTORIAN NO. 73. VOL. LVI1.
ASTORIA, OREGON; TUESDAY, DECEMBER 28? 1903,
.NEWS VOL, XIV. WO. 31
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Quite the most disl
tinguished looking of
the many good over
coats we are showing
is this, '
: "belt overcoat." The
"'belt is the back only
doesn't "go all the
The coat, however,;
f is an "all-round" sty
le garment; has all the
characteristics of the
1 Hart, Schaffner &
Marx product style
fine tailoring, best
quality. " " ".'""'
Cor feu bf Hut fciMfaw Mm
P. A. STO
The Finest Hotel in the Northwest
1 THROWN OUT
Union Labor Officials Say He Is
the Avowed Enemy of Or- i
f jjanized Labor. h::u g
MORMON CHURCH INVOLVED
ARE YOU PERPLEXED?
gome one to remember abd what shall l give? Let as '
help you. Onr clerks are all experienced 'in Xojhs
trade and will williDgly give you every attention and
while our Xmas stock is rapidly diminishing we are
carrying the largest in this part of the state. We shall
be able to supply something appropriate until Santa
arrives, . ... ...........,, , ',,...,,' ., .
Mineworkers' Officials Says Church
Has Openly. Declared, War on ,
Unionism in the Coal Miners'
" 3trike .in Utah, t : t
Salt Lake, Dee. 29. In reply to the
ulcrtiunces of Angus M. Cannon, a
prominent official of the Mormon
f church, who, 'n the course of an ad
dress in the Tabernacle Sunday, stated
that the Utah Fuel Company wanted
to hire several hundred men to take the
places of striking miners in the coal
mines of Calton county, and adVised
young Mormons who had previous ex
perience in mining to accept these
places, "Con" Kelliher, national organ
izer of the United Mineworkers of
America, has issued an address to or
ganized labor, and says; i -.
"L'nlon men must be aroused to the
triie situation and defend themselves
and appeal to national labor organiz
ations throughout America to 'assist in
unseating Senator Reed Smoot, who is
a member of. the controlling board of
this churohi and who would be a dang
erous foe to labor In congress." :;
- Kelliher has also Bent a telegram to
.lohn Mitchell, president of the United
Mineworkers, in which he states that
the Mormon church has openly de
clared war on organized labor In Utah,
and suggests that in self-defense union
labor should do all In its power to pre
vent the seating of Senator Smoot,: "as
a rebuke for its interference in this in
dustrial dispute." ';.
brought closer under Official control ;
second, to revision of the organization
of the imperial military headquarters In
war times; third, the creation of a war
council in war times.
WAR WITH COLOMBIA EXPECTED
Artilery Ordered to Panama
"; , Presifiio and Vancouver,
' Portland, .'t Dec, : 29. (Special) A
Washington special to the Telegram
says;' ' ?
. The war department has ordered field
artillery from the Presido ' and Van
couvver to Panama. This is taken to
Indicate that war with Colombia is ex
pected. . j " .
Further.' Effort at Lynching Feared.
Council Bluffs, la.,- Dec. 29. (Spec
ial) Anticipation of further efforts to
lynch two negroes accused of assault
ing white women has prompted the
local militia to guard the Jail tonight.
You Need a Bath
AT LEAST ONCE
You might, ,&s well bathe in the
river as In an old wooden tub, but
, (here is no occasion for doing
either so long as up-to-date bath
tubs can be had reasonably. " Talk
s with us about the matter.
j; W. Je SCULLEY
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Up to the Holidays
a e " hall sell at 20 per cent, reduction from reg
;.' ' ular price the following goods: ; ,
enedicts Quadruple Silver Plated tt
h Knives, ForRs and Spoons, Berry
Spoons, Fruit Spoons, Sugar
Spoons, Butter Knives, etc.
(so Silver Plated Table Ware for Children, Such
FREIGHT RATES TOAD VANCE f ,
Southern Pacific to Increase Eastern
Tariffs on Many Articles.
San Francisco, Dec. 29. The South
ern Pacific and its connections, also the
Santa Fe, are to advance east-bound
freight rates on January 18 next. The
rate on green apples of $1 per ' 100
pounds is to be advanced. The .$1.25
rate to Chicago and $1.50 to New Tork
on othei; Hinds of deciduous fruits are
not to be llsturbed . , ' The hay rate of
75 tens per 100 pounds to Chicago and
51 to New York are to be Increased,
also the machinery rate of $1.25, the
$1 rate on cattle horns,' $1.30 Tate on
nuts ana the 75 cent rate on dried and
pickled fish! There is also to be an
advance in the rates on green and tan
ned hidea, honey, sea shells, whaletone,
wool In siettse, jjnd Boomed wool. ,
Jews Expect Trouble.
New York. Dec. 29'.-Th latest news
from Kischlneff, says a. Times dispatch
from. Moscow, represents the Russian
population us sullen' and, ithreatenmg
and the Jews as apprehensive of furth
er disorder . ';' ""! : '''
NO DIFFICULTY IN
GETTING THE LOAN
it hus been turne dover to the newly
incorporated' Chicago & Northern rail '
road, by which It will be leased to Its :
former owners. It is expected that
the road will be completed to Sterl
ing by the middle of next April.
New York Physicians Have Come ' LQrand Laundry Burned,
to Believe That Disease
i Is Contagious."
APPALLING DEATH RECORD
La Grande Or.; Dee. -29. (Special)
The A, B. C. steam laundry burned
last night, entailing a loss of $7,(00.
The Insurance was $4,009.
OUR GOVERNMENT STEPS IN.
Financial Interests Here Are Anxious
Only for Customs Security, Which
Will Be Forthcoming. i ,
New York, Dec. 29. Secretary Des
plalnes, of the Cuban commission ap
pointed to obtain a loan of $35,000,000
hi behalf of the new republic, and Min
ister Quesada' have visited several
bunking houses In this city, where the
flotation of the loan was discussed. ;
Regarding the vrospeCts for dlspos
ing of the bonds, Secretary Desplaines
"We expect to obtain the loan he
fore March ,1.' .We find that American
bankers object to amy security that
does not guarantee that the customs
revenue of Cuba shall be available for
the payment of Interest and Braking
"As yet the Cuban house has not
passed the amendment providing for
this, but the Cubans are confident tha
this legislation will, go through early
next year, and as soon as that is done
the money is ours. We have been as
sured by many bankers that the min
ute this amendment is passed" they will
get the required $35,000,000 for us.
"The customs revenues of Cuba are
growing fast. During one month recent
iy they 'netted $274,000, or. at the rate
of $3,300,000 a year.,, The,'nyterest on
the $35,O0i),0dO 'would amount to $1,750,
000 at S per' cent, the rate we are to pay
This is all the expense we would be un
der for the first Six years of the loan.
We are well satisfied with our visit
and regard our mission as practically
During Past Weew 272 Person Sec-
i cumbed, and Ailment is Now '
. Prevalent Among Wealthier
Class of People. ' -
New York, Dec. 29. Owing to the
unusual number of deaths In New
York from pneumonia in the last six
weeks a corps of physicians has been !
appointed by ths department of health
to maVe Investigation of the causes of
the epidemic, and their report will be
In the hands of Health Commissioner
Ledeile In a few days. ' l
In the past week 272 fatal pneumonia
ca ses were recorded . , That is the larg
est number of deaths from the disease
in the history of the city. The prev
ious week 269 deaths occurred and it
was then thought that conditions would
When the disease first became preva
lent early in November, the deaths
were largely confined to the localities
inhabited by working people, but with
in the last two weeks there have been
as many deaths proportionately, among
the wealthier classes. - ,!, ; '
Many physicians regard this as an
other evidence that pneumonia is an
infectious disease. It Is the general
belief in the health department that the
epidemic is due to the recent sudden
vhangws In the weather. ' 1
State Department to Investigate In-
tended Kiachinef Massacre. , ....
Washington, bee. "29. (Special)
At the Instance of President Roosevelt,--who
has ' interested himself ' in
reports from abroad of the massa
cres and contemplated massacres 'of
JeWB in Kiachinef,. the. state depart-.,
ment Is making active Inquiry through
Its diplomatic and consular officers
with a view of asuertaining the exact :
situation as affecting the people
AT ABURN PRISON
Negro Murderer Suffer, Frightful Ag
onies During Electrocution and Six
Applications of -Current Were Neo
Bryan Coming Home.
London, Deo. 29. (Special) Wi j
Bryan will sail from Liverpool for New
15or tomorrow, s s - . ,
Butte County Road Changes Hands.
Chicago, Dec. 29.7 F. Armbuster,
auditor of th ' Diamond Match Com
pany, has Just arrived here from New
Tork,' and today the deal was con
summated whereby the .company's rail
Toad from Chicago to Sterling, known
as the ' Butte county railroad, has
changed hands ,.
Under the terms of the agreement
Auburn,-N. Y., Dec. 29. (Special)
Sickening details attended the elec
trocution in the state prison here today
of Frank White, the negro murderer.
Six application of the high current
were necessary to kill hlin.
As the switch' was turned there was
a flash from the back of the doomed
map's neck and the odor of burning
hair. After a second .application a
gurgling sound came from the negro's
throat. The spectators fell back horri
fied and Dr. Stein, one of the attend
ants, fell In a faint. , ,
After six applications the negro's
heart ceased to beat.
Accouchment of The Czarina.
London, Dec, 29. The Dally Tele
graph's St. Petersburg correspond
ent says that the Imperial family ex
pects the aocouchment of the csnrlna,
next summer. ., ; . '
Possible Treaty Violation.
;, Ottawa, Ont., Dec. 29. (Special)
The building of a Canadian armored
cruiser for-the Great Lakes has caused
comment on the treaty supposed to
restrict any such movement. - '
COMMODORE GLOVER ,
WANTED IN NEW YORK
Well Known Brooklyn Society Man
Said to Have Been Involved
' Fraudulent Deal.
TWENTY-FOUR CASES LEPROSY
Russians Living in Lincoln Are Down
With Fearful Plague."
as Knives, ForKs, Spoons and Mugs.
ARD a STOKES COMP'NY
Lincoln, Neb., Dec. 29. (Special)-
Oitixens today reported to Health Of
ficer Rhode that 25 Russians living In
this city have leprosy. : The lepers re
turned from the beet fields a week ago
The informant reported that a phys
ician had tried to rent rooms for a san
itarium in which to treat the lepers.
The Russians have been doing washing
In families in the city. ,The authorl
lies are investigating. .
Boat With Dead Passenger.
Niagara Falls, Dec. 29. A boat con
talning a man has been seen passing
down the river and over the Horse
Shoe falls. The identity of the ill
fated man is not known.
UNLIMITED WAR CREDIT.
Japanese Government Prepares For
Vigorous Military Defense.
,-Toklo, Dec. 29. (Special) T,he em
prsrenry ordinance promulgated last
night invests the government with
nractk ally-unlimited credit for the pur
liose of military defense. ' Three other
ordinances were Issued, relating, , first,
to the Seoul-Fusan railway, which is
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New York, Den; 29. Commodore
Edward F. Glover, of the Knicker
bocker Club and for a long time pres
cient for many years of the Crescent
Athitnic' Club, and well " known in
1 Brooklyn"' society,'' has disappeared,
A warrant was served upon Gfiover
December 18 (n which he' was charg
ed by a Client with grand larceny and
obtaining money under fjiise preten
ses. Glover was parnlled In custody
of , Jils counsel.. When, .the case.wn.
called he.r)l.4 not appear und the a?
sifjLnt,, district ,'attoiney .-declared he
had vloUited his parole'. Another war-
ram was prctu: ed, Hut Iv.s not ben
serveJ. ,. ' " '' ' ''
...IliveBllgation . a' aid to ;ha'q, 1JI3-
eloa.jd the fa ;t ttiat Glover, irrime'Hnte
ly niter the arrest, lrw $20.0!,0 from
a bank in Richmond Hill, L. I., end.
leaving his wife at their country house
went to his office, In New York. Since
then he has not been seen'. '
The chaises upon which Glover was
arrestod are to the effect that he, as
president of the New York Accident
Security .Company, accepted fees of
$1 from persons for which sums his
company wouldi adJuRt damages should
clients meet, with accident. ; In this
case the client alleges that at first
he was told that he had a good claim
for Injury against an electrical com
pany for which, he worked, but later
was induced to. sign off for $23, and
that;, fclover's concern then procured
$150 on the claim for the accident in
surance 'company, which ' protected
the electrical concern. It was said
the outcome was due to an investi
gation set afoot by the assurance com
pany, which already Involves a' largp
sum. . (
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