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THE MORNING ASTORIAN, SUNDAY, JULY 10, 1901
LOST BUT ONCE
Astoria Hose Team Defends Ms
Jteturued Home Yesterday With
Three Prizes, Losing Fourth
Because of Accident.
ter) than the Oregon City team. The
Fulton team made miserable failure
of the event, and did not finteh. After
the disaster to the Fulton team, the
Astoria boys made the day hideous
with their victorious yells,
"There was nothing to It," said Cap
tain Brown, "we had to win, and we
The statement as to the amount of
timber tributary to the north fork of
the Claskanlne, which is alleged by
the News to have been incorrect, was
made by one of the most prominent
The members of the champion As- tlmbermen of thla clty. He stated that
toria hose team returned home yes- U.M ,nn nnA nnn tt f timhr in
terday afternoon on the special They;tnat sectIon of the country, and that
were bountifully supplied with brooms the value of thRt timber when logged
would be $35,000,000. The decision in
cart through the streets. All were en
thusiastic over their victories, which
the Injunction case, he added, would
affect the manner in which most of
make easier their contemplated trlp(thla tlmber would be marketed. There
to the world's fair. The oregonian never any effort t0 maJw ,t Bp.
published the following account of theipear that .35,000,000 was involved in
TROUBLE OVER COLD PLANK
(Continued From First Page.)
races of the final dayi
After having failed to win the dry
test, through a defect in reeling the
hose, the Astoria hose team success
fully defended their t'.aiin to the suite
championship yesterday afternoon by
winning the New Tory test In It sec
onds better time than the nearest competitor.
The contests were held under carni
Several hundred people witnessed
EXCELLENT EVENTS ARE
SCHEDULED FOR AUGUST
(Continued from Page 1.)
event will be one of the best of the
Mr. Halderman also saw the Multno-
the races of the teams on Sixth street, mah baseball players. The committee
north of Burnside. Each team seemed determined to hang up a silver
to have an ample number of rooters in trophy for a baseball tournament, and
the crowd and each received its share the first contest will be between the
of the applause. (commercial and Multnomah teams.
The first event was a dry test, in The portiand men are enthusiastic
which the contesting teams were to c-ver the undertaking and say the
run 75 yards, lay 250 feet of hose and tournament will attract widespread at.
fasten the nozzle. The Fulton team,'tention.
the first team to appear In the con-J he various hose teams of the state
test, won the everft in 24 seconds. Or- have nvited to participate in the
egon City was second in 25 1-5 sec- ( firemen's tournament of regatta week,
onds. After getting well under way 0ne race run each day and a
in this event, the Astoria team suffer-'flrst prUe of j100 and a gnd priae
ed a set-back which delayed them to of ,50 offered for each event The
such an extent that they gave up the tournament will be an Interesting one,
race. A coupling on the hose , fouled jM aI1 ot the best teams will enter,
the reel as it began to run, causing
a Jam that could not be unfastened' Modern Folk Lore.
for some minutes. ... . J From the Denver Republican.
"We would have won the event") A political lieutenant once announc-
Qrover Cleveland could have stood, or
anybody else who was with us on
pending live campaign issues could
He then announced that a message
In answer to Judge Parker had been
prepared and would be submitted to
the convention. He asked Senator
Tillman to read the message, which
was as follows:
"The platform adopted by this con
vention Is silent on the question of the
monetary standard, but it is not re
garded by us as a possible Issue In
this campaign, and only campaign Is
sues were mentioned In the platform.
Therefore, there Is nothing In the
views expressed by you In the tele
gram Just received which would pre
clude a man entertaining them from
accepting the nomination on said plat
As Tillman concluded the reading of
the message Representative Richard
son of Alabama arose, as he said, to
dispassionately discuss the message to
be sent to Judge Parker. Chairman
Clark said he had recognised Senator
Tillman, who desired to discuss the
mater. R'chardson retired at once,
and while Tillman was making his
speech Bryan came into the hall. In
stantly there was an uproar. Calls
for "Bryan!" "Bryan!" went up and
the galleries applauded. When Bryan
appeared on the platform his face was
Bryan presented an amendment to
the reply to Judge Parker as follows:
'But as you will, if elected, be called Another report received states that
upon to act upon certain phases of the the Japanese are advancing along the
lO Dozen White Lawn Shirt Waists
DELAYED IN TRANSIT will be sold
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Finest Styles, Correct in Every Particular.
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DOWNFALL OF PORT ARTHUR
(Continued from Page 1.)
money question, we should like to
know whether you favor reduction of
the volume of silver dollars; whether
you favor an asset currency, and
whether you prefer national bank cur
rency to United States notes."
Carmack undertook to closet the
front, but that there has not yet been
Heavy Firing Heard.
Chefoo, July 9. Chinese reports are
to the effect that heavy firing was
heard 10 miles from Port Arthur all
here today report having heard firing
off the harbor this morning. The sit
uation is believed to be reaching a
said Captain Fred Brown of the As- ed ta th ate Senator Quay a disas-
torla team, "but for the accident We trous defeat making the aniiounce
had made good time up to that point. ment ln very Dlunt, brusque terms,
and lam confident that we would have Senator Quay gave the man one of
won ,his peculiar, direct glances and smiled
After thus losing the first event the 8nghtly. Then he said:
Astoria boys were subjected to a great' Tour have broken thIs new8 gentiy.
deal of ridicule from the crowd. This Tou remind me of an irishman. This
turned to praise, however, when the Irishman had great faith In his diplo
New York test occurred. In this macy and delicacy, and one day, when
event the contesting -teams were to a boy wa8 kllIed at the quarry, he told
run 75 yards, lay 250 feet of hose, get the men t0 ,eave everything in his
first water, break a section and take handSi and he would break tDe t0
It back, insert the section and get sec- tne j.. other as it should be done
ond water. The Oregon City team ac- So ne went nome( put on a black
compliahed the feat In 55 4-5 seconds 8uIt and a black tle and he knocked at
and was generally applauded by the boy.s mothers house.
NEW WORLD'S RECORD.
-statement made by Bryan as to the .last week, and Junks which arrived
proceedings In the committee on res
olutions, and this was followed by
short debates between those gentle
men. Bryan followed with a state
ment in which he declared there were
only two ways out of the difficulty
Into which the action of Parker had
plunged the party. One was to amend
the message In the manner he had sug
gested, and the other to amend the
platform by Inserting a gold plank.
Leaning far over the railing in front
of the platform, he shook his hand at
the New Tork delegation, and said:
"I will agree to adopt Senator Car
mack's plank. Will that satisfy the
friends of Judge Parker?"
crowd. Smarting from the sting of
one failure, the Astoria team went to
""Good mornin', ma'am,' he said.
TIs a sad accident yer bye Tom's
Brooks Takes Brighton Handicap
One of Best Raees of Year.
New York, July 9. A new world's
record for one and one-quarter miles
was established In the Brighton handi
cap at Brighton Beach today. Brooks
won by a short head from Irish Lad;
High Ball was third. The time,
2:02 4-5, is the best record for the dis
tance over any kind of track Perfect
His hair Is whits like silver, yet In
fancy he has spoken
With all those lads and lasses of the
little country town.
The misty eye of sorrow at the bush
of dreams Is seeking
The rose f recollection with the
fragrance of its morn.
And in the ear of memory the voice of
grief Is speaking,
The hand that plucks the blossom
knows the sharpness of the
thorn. . .
His dreams die with the embers at the
fireplaceah, the pity!
The paper falls from listless bands
and Idly flutters down.
How lonely, lonely, lonely, Is the sul
, len, smoky city,
When the heart has come from
straying in the little country
about his goods Is no reason why it
cannot be considered news.
That Throbbing Headsohi
Would quickly leave you If yoa used
Dr. King's New Life Pills. Thousand
of sufferers have proved their match
less merit for Sick and Nervous Head
aches. They make pure blood and
build up your health, Only it cents;
money back if not cured, Sold by
Co as. Rogers' drug store.
The beer that made Milwaukee fam
as Schlltt Is always on draught at
The Grotto, Otto Mlkkelson, propria
after that the
Representative Williams then arose weather drew a crowd of 80,000 people.
the line with the determination to win goli watcn has had.'
out or die in the attempt Every man
on the team knew he was there to de
fend the championship, and Captain
Brown took the necessary pains to tell
them so. .. , - '':; j. ) , ;
Tou win this," he cried, "or we'll
never dare go home.''
Up and down the sidewalks walked
Astorians with money, which they
vainly attempted to place on, their
home team. Supporters of the other
teams were not gambling at that par
ticular moment The revolver was
fired, and the team was off like a shot
" 'Why,' said the mother, 'Tom never
had a gold watch.
" 'Sure, an' that's lucky, said the
newsbreaker, 'for there's 20 ton of
rock fallen on him.""
Anyone who Is careful, can make a
I very little money go a long ways,
This is an old adage seldom followed
and by some disbelieved. It is, how
ever, a fact we learn from a late post
office publication, that a money order
for one dollar can Be sent 18,982 miles,
A silver dollar of the mintage of
It was evident from the first second i804 wag t0 a Mr. Brown of Port-
that the team meant to do tmngs. me land 0rC ( recently for $2,000. There
couplings were made with the precis- are only seven of them left. The rest
ion of clockwork. Almost before the were nt to North Africa to pay off
last section of hose left the reel the goldiers and the ship is resting some
nozzle was attacnea ana tne nrst wa-(Wnere on the bottom of the Atlantic,
ter came. Then the section was re-i A German lady of recent widow
moved and hurried back toward the hood encountered much difficulty in
plug. The two necessary breaks were framing an Inscription for her dead
made in the line, the section was ln- husband's tombstone. After endless
serted, there was another spurt ot consultations with her friends and
water, and the deed was done. neighbors this was the one she select
Everyone asked the time, ana wnen ed: "Rest In peace until we meet
It was announced, the crowd cheered again."
the Astorians to the echo. They had .
successfully- defended the champion-j The Grotto handles nothing but
ship and won the New Tork test in straight liquors; no blended goods in
43 2-5 seconds, over 12 seconds bet- the house.
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WOULD you like to have your sight restored
f so you can see as you did five,' ten or
twenty years ago ? :: ::
Glasses are not emblematic of age and are
far more becoming than the ugly frown which
becomes a habit when the eyes are on a strain.
I Have the Best Modus lostrumesti for Dctectis Any Detect la Vliloe.
IIATIIERINE WADE. Graduate Optician
At Owl Drug Store
and plunged without preface Into an
arraignment of Bryan. Turning from
time to time, he faced Bryan, declar
ing that Bryan had presented spec
tacular playing for harmony, when In
all this great convention he had been
only discordant Bryan sprang to his
feet and declared that his delegation
was going to support the candidate
New York wanted for vice president,
and, if it would conduce to harmony,
he would withdraw' his amendment.
After some delay the order of bus
iness went back to the point where
Governor Vardaman ssrank the Par
ker telegram rumor and the recess
when the roll of states was about to
be called on the vote for the nomin
ation of a candidate for vice president,
and the chair directed that the roll
should be called. The final result of
the ballot (unofficial) allowed Williams
165; Turner, 100; Davis, 654; Harris,
58. Iowa did not vote. The nomin
ation of Davis was made unanimous.
Senator McCleary of Kentucky pre
sented the minutes of the convention,
and the usual resolutions of thanks.
At 10:81 o'clock he adjourned the con
vention sine die, the band playing
"Auld Lang Syne."
The race was worth 125,000.
At Portland Los Angeles, 6; Port
At Tacoma San Francisco, i; Ta
coma, 1. ,
At Seattle Oakland, 13; Seattle, 4.
Little Country Town.
He sits there at the fireside, where the
mellow light is gleaming
O'er the columns of the little country
paper that he holds,
To err Is human; to tell about It is
Man wants but little here below, but
sometimes he wants It bad.
Again, man wants but little here be
low, and he generally gets it.
Time and tide wait for no man, but
they know belter than to ask a woman
Adevrtisements are really news for
The Ice In Oreeland Is melting mor
rapidly than it Is fqrmed. Compari
son of the descriptions of the Jacob
shaven glacier shows that Vn edge
bus receded eight miles since ItCO, and
It has lost 20 to 30 feet in deuth.
"Mind your own business," is a
safe a rule In diplomacy as It Is In
private life, and the nation that sticks
closely to this rule will find it a safe
guide not only to national safety, but
also to the comfort and well bain of
Its cltixens. r
Of the tl.t36.274 worth of, bananas
wnicn came into ew iora cny wunin
the last year, 2,863,000 bunches wer
from the British West Indies, 1.152,-
000 bunches from Costa Rica, 177,009
from Colombia and SKS from Cuba.
They pay no duty. '
, , Brutally Tortured.
A case came to light that for per
slstent and unmerciful torture has per-
And something he has read there seems you may save a few dollars, for mer
to set his fancy dreaming, chants buying ln larger lots some spe-
the housekeeper, business man, young haps never been equaled. Joe Colo
man and woman and often for the'blck, of Colusa, Calif., writes: 'Tor
boys and girls. They tell you where 15 years I endured insufferable pain
you can get the best to supply the from rheumatism and nothing reliev
larder, to furnish the home, to assist 'ed me though I tried everything known
you In business and to make your I came across Electric Bitters and It's
person neat and attractive and where . the greatest medicine on earth for that
trouble. A few bottles of It complete
ly relieved and cured me." Just at
While memory's panorama of for- clal class of goods can secure a lower good for liver and kidney troubles and
gotten days unfolds., rate ni can therefore offer to sell general debility, Only BOc.i Satlsfac
Its quaint and homely phrases all In- them cheaper. Because an advertiser tlon guaranteed by Chas. Robers, drug-
Lost Between Thirty-eighth and
Third streets on Commercial street,
a purse containing five dollars.
Finder return to 1660 Franklin ave
nue or this office. Suitable reward,
A great microbe farm has been es
tabllshed by an American outside of
London, where a dozen or more chem
lets are employed in manufacturing
the most dreadful diseases known to
mankind and experimenting with rem
edies to cure them. ,
A November magazine prints on its
outside cover: "Appareling a Pretty
Woman. Price, 10 cents."- Now
wouldn't that Jar you? We know it
costs more than that.
In Indian Territory there are 13,864
Indian scholars enrolled ln the' public
schools. Of these 6,883 are in the
Cherokee nation, 2,751 In the Creek,
4,788 in the Choctaw and 939 ln the
A $1,000,000 church is to be built for
Bob Burdette in Los Angeles. This
goes to show just when a newspaper
funny man" can land if he will re
form, quit the business and endeavor
to lead a Christian life.
ciine him to reflection,
Some sweetness of enchantment as
he lays the paper down,
Strips the bitter peel of sorrow from
the fruit of recollection,
He tastes the mellow sweetness of
the little country town.
He sees at eve, a cottage with the
lamplight dimly straying
Through the window, thickly bow
ered with the honeysuckle vine,'
To his ears come strains of music,!
there's a sound of someone playing
On a little cottage organ, and the
notes of "Auld Lang Syne."
He hears the tea things clatter, sees a I
woman's 'figure flitting
Here and there, belike some fairy,
and the shimmer of her gown,
And longing leads his fancy to the
place where he is sitting,
, Just across from her at table In the
little country town.
Yet he sits here alone, with all the
dreamy. shadows dancing,
And silent save for voices that his
memory may hear,
The eyes that oer the columns of the
little paper glancing
Like violets, dew-misted, in the
passing of a tear.
From some, as he, are missing from
the circle once unbroken,
And one he knows lies sleeping
where the autumn leaves are
pays us for the privilege of telling you gist
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