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ASTORIA, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 1904.
St. Petersburg Sends an Answer
to Secretary to That
RIGHT OF APPEAL CONCEDED
Shipments Not CoMtrnbaud From
American to Japanese Ports
. Will Not lie Endangered
San Francisco, Sept. 6. The petition
sent by the commercial bodies of this
city to the state department at Wash
ington asking protection for shipments
not contraband of war In American
vessels to ports in Japan, Manchuria
and Corea, has borne fruit. An an
swer to the communication from the
acting secretary of state has been re
ceived and is now in the hands of the
Chamber of Commerce.' It is to the
effect that American interests will be
guarded and attention is called to tlie
fact that the right of appeal has been
conceded at St. Petersburg.
from the 5urrcn:n(!t!"r v.mt" ft ?;e
court house u the Aiku.isi.si si.'.o i
cently It was one of his chareateris
tic red-hot efforts. Among other
things, the governor declared himself
in favor of a separation of the school
fund of the state, the negroes to receive
for their schools only the taxes paid
by themselves. He said that every
time you educate a "nigger" you spoil
a good field hand. The speaker warned
the colored men present that If they
ever tried to force social equality they
would be a lot of "dead niggers," per
haps, but never social equals.
"Every true southern white would
kill a nigger buck like he would a mad
dog," ho said, "if he shouhl offer to
escort his daughter to church." and
he declared that he would do so him
self, even though he were governor.
'rossed the frontier. They suffered
I l,t.t lwaua llwnarMt f1ti)ftli,n Kill'
avia, chief of the revolution, was among
MURDERED HIS WIFE.
New York Young Msn Commits Ter
Ithaca, X. Y., Sept. 6. Jesse Baker
aged 23, has shot and killed his young
wife. Mrs. Baker, her mother and sis
ter, were returning from the fair
grounds. After shooting at his sister-in-law
he fired at his wife, killing her
instantly. Bilker then fled.
AIRSHIP IS DIRIGIBLE.
Sixty Thousand Dollar Fire.
New Tork, Sept. 6. Fire early today
Montana Man Makes Successful Ascent
at St. Louis.
St. Louis, Sept. 6. T. C. Benbow, a
Montana aeronaut, Is the first man to
sail an airship over the world's fair
NIECE OF SECRETARY.
Will Co to India to Remain
Years at Missionary,
Chicago. Sept. S. Miss Margaret
Wilson will leave Chicago today for
India, where she expects to remain
seven years as a missionary for the
t'nlted Presbyterian church. She Isi
a niece of the secretary of agrlcul-i
I Grand Free Offer to Readers of
LADY ARCHITECT AND ENGINEER
Mis Anna Ball of Chicago Proficient
Miss Anna Ball Is not only a licensed
engineer, but an architect and drofts
man. She applied to the boiler In
spection department yesterday for a
permit to remove he boilers from be
neath her sidewalk into the building at
S5 Market street, says the Chicago In
ter Ocean.. '
"You'll have to get plans prepared
and bring them In." said Chief In
spector Blaney. "Any architect can
draw them for you."
"I've prepared plans myself which I
think will do."
Ilss Ball unrolled a blue print which
showed the new location for the boilers
and plans for removing them.
"The plans and specifications were
as well prepared as an architect could
have done," said Mr, Blaney. "fine
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Japanese Swordsmen Fighting in Armour,
threatened to wipe out a section of
Woodside, a suburban town on Long
Island. It originated in a large saloon
and bowling alley and spread rapidly
destroying several residences. The lo
cal fire department was powerless and
aid was summoned from Brooklyn.
After two hours' fight the fiames are
believed to be under control. The loss
was about $60,000.
f A SAN FRANCISCO BLAZE.
Thirty Families Made Homeless Loss
San Francisco, Sept. 6. A fire start
ed in the center of a thickly populated
district bounded by Howard, Natoma,
Seventh and Eighth streets late lasf
night and seven lodging houses and a
barn were either burned or damaged
by water. Thirty families were ren
dered homeless by the fire and in sev
eral instances the occupants of the
burned houses lost all their furniture
and personal affects The total loss
will probably reach $20,000.
course. He made a trial ascension to
day and demonstrated that his ma
chine is dirigible, but owing to the
scarcity of power he was unable to
propel it without difficulty against the
His airship consists of a cigar
shaped balloon and an aluminum car.
It has a 10-horse power engine which
is operated with hydrogen gas. The
bag has a capacity of 14,000 cubic feet
and hus a lifting power of 900 pounds.
NOTED GERMAN PHYSICIAN.
THE BLACK HAND FEARED.
Be Another Case of Kid-
New Tork, Sept. 6. What may de
velop into another Italian kidnaping
case has been reported to the Bronx
police. Antonio Laduro, eight years
old, son of an Italian employed by a
contractor, has disappeared and no
trace of the boy has yet been found.
He was walking near home with a
younger brother when two men en
gaged In conversation. Their appear
ance alarmed the younger boy who ran
away and told of the affair when An
tonio failed to return. There are five
thousand Italians in the settlement and
all became greatly wrought up when
the news spread. The elder Laduro, In
reporting to the police, was Inclined to
believe, however, that his son was
merely lost and that the Black Hand
Society had nothing to do with his
OPPOSES NEGRO EDUCATION.
Governor Jeff Davis of Ankantat on
the Colored Race.
Texarkana, Ark., Sept. 6. Governor
Jeff Davis spoke to a very large audi
ence, a majority of them being farmers
Will Be Entertained by the President
Xew York, Sept. 6. Dr. J. J. Orth.
professor of pathology and head of the
University of Berlin, has arrived here.
He is one of the best known patholo
gists In Europe and Upon the death of
Prof. Rudolph Virchow was called by
the faculty of the University of Ber
lin from Gottingen to fill the vacancy.
Dr. Orth was one of the physicians who
operated several months ago on Em
peror William. He will visit Chicago
and St. Louis and be entertained at the
white house by President Roosevelt on
Xew York, Sept. 8. Baron Carlo Er-
langer has, according to Herald dis
patch from Salzburg, succumbed to in
juries sustained by a collision of his
automobile with a steam tram car.
BANDITS SECURED BOOTY.
Tribesmen in Tangier Commit Bold
Xew York, Sept. 6. The vicinity of
Tangier has been considerably dis
turbed by bandits, according to a Times
dispatch from that city. A caravan
was attacked at a distance of two aours
from the town and loot Including $6000
In money was secured by the tribes
men. The officers In charge of Lloyd'. sig
nal station, thereatened with 'capture
by the tribes, took refuge in the Spar
tel light house.
GOVERNMENT ARMS VICTORIOUS
Revolutionists in Uruguay "Routid by
Xew York, Sept. U. General Vas
quez, minister of war, has sent a dis
patch to President Battle, from Moseol
ler, near the Brazilian frontier an
nouncing that he has routed the 'revo
lutionists after a day's fight, r tys a
Herald dispatch from Montevideo,
Uruguay. About 400 revolutionists
of the Inspectors tried to puzzle her
with questions about the boilers, but
she knew more about them than he
Miss Eall is one of two women In
Chicago who are licensed engineers.
A few months ago her engineer went on
a strike. She took an examination for
a stationary engineer, got a license, and
operated her own steam plant.
"Boilers are being removed from un
der sidewalks as rapidly as possible,"
said Mr. Blaney. "The owners are re
moving them to save giving $50,000
bonds. I think SO per cent of the boil
ers have been removed, and the work
Is going on rapidly."
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