ASTOBU, OREGON, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24 PAGE EIGHT. GREAT GAIN IN REGISTRY Clatsop County Makes Remark' able Showing in Number of Voters on 1904 Rolls. ; "....'.. - - .., INCREASE IS 33.64 PER CEN Total Cain Is 04(2, of Which 438 Are In City and 224 in Pre ctncts Outside the Mu nicipality. , The registration tn Clatsop county for 1904 Is SJ.64 per cent neater than the registration for 1902. This state ment will rive some Idea of tiie re markable growth of the oounty in the past two years. The' Increase fn the city is shown to have been Sl.Sfl per cent in the past two years, while the Increase In the precincts outside the city has been $7.60 per ceit Yesterday a statement of regtstra tlona was made public at the office of County Clerk Clinton.. This statement is not an official one, but the figures arewithln. 10 of the correct totals In the" various precincts. The statement shows a total registration in Qie county of -2SS9, as compared with 222? for 1902 an increase' of 6(2, or 34.64 per cent The registration in the'city this year Is shown to be 1822. as compared with 1384 in 1903 an increase of 438, or 31.60 per cent The total in the out side precincts is shown to be 1067, as compared with 843 two years ago an Increase of 224, or 37.60 per cent Additional Registrations. The number of voters who register ed since the books were opened In the fail is shown to have been 239, ot whom 205 registered in the city and 34 In the outside precincts. The po litical faith of those who registered, In the WBntry!4s.;at shown by the rolls, tUt Uevctty;Teglsters cast some light iipoh this Interesting subject Of UiSJ 205- voters who registered during th r&M;. 109 declared them selves ' to be republicans. Only eight proclaimed filth to the unterrlfled. while two are socialists, three are pro hibitionists, two are independents, one is a populist and 12 are nonpartisans. Sixty-eight clung to the opinion that their political faith was' none of any other person's business and refused to state with which party they are iden tified. To arrive at a reasonable es , tlmate of the number of democrats " who registered this fall, the . men registering as democrats and . non-' partisans and those refusing . to state their politics should be class ed together. : The total is 88. Per haps ; 80 f these are democrats. , ' No. "it's .Good Showing. s. City prectuct No. . lr made .the best "showing this falLivtJB.. that precinct E8 personavreglateredtf bringing its to tal up to 257. Of the 68, 34 were re publicans. In No. 2 the number regi ' istered was 28, of whom 12 are repub ; Deans. No democrats registered in No. 1, and only two registered in No. l'In No. 3 the total was 20, 15 of whom are republicans and one a demo crat In No. 4, 25 persons registered. 10 of them being republicans and one a democrat. In No, 5. 26 registered, 13 being republicans and one a democrat In No. the total was 32, of whom 16 are republicans and two are demo crats. In No. 7 the total was ,16, orrat. Seventeen voters in No, 1 de clined to state their political faith; In No. 3 the number of refusals was 11; In No. 3 It was four: in No. 4 it was 10: In No. fi, 11: In No. 6, 12; In No. 7. three a total of 68. The two socialists registered ..from precinct No. l the lone populist from precinct No. 1; the three prohibition ists from precincts No. 1 and No. 7. the last named having produced two; one Independent registered In No. 2 and one In No. 4. No. 3 was the onlr precinct that did not produce a non partisan. Figures for the City. - The following comparative state ment shows the registration In the city precincts In 1902 and 1904: Precincts 192- 1904 No! 1.. 1 25" No. i. ........ 1 2S No. 3 , 210 20 No. 4 253 299 Ko.' S.. 250 : No. ........... 157 : vv T 153 193 LAST NIGHT OF THE FAIR The Catholic Ladies' Fete Will Be Brought to a Successful Close This Evening. . SEVERAL CONTESTS ARE ON Totals ......1384 182 This is the greatest gain which has ever been made in the history of the city. ' ., The Outside Precincts. The registration in the outside pre cincts this year as compared with those for 1902 are as follows: Precinct 1902. 1904. John Day 27 Svensen '. '.. 48 Walluskt 23 New Astoria ........... . . ... 125 Warrenton 60 Clatsop 37 Seaside 190 . Melville 24 Chadwell 42 Toungs River 28 Olney, 9 Knappa 48 Clifton 61 Westport 37 Vesper Jewell 18 Mishawaks IS Elsie 17 Push - 7 ; 62 5J 26 144 77 46 219 24 43 40 76 56 101 29 16 22 15 13 1016 All Article Not Otherwise Dis posal of Will He ltafltctl This Evenluir to the, c Highest Welders. solos. Miss McCann also sang, while Miss Kearney rendered a charming plttno selection and Miss Irtne rarker a number of violin selection. Andy Martin and John Kearney engaged In a pillow contest, the former winning ATTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTETTTTTTtfTTTTITTTTITTTTTtTtTTTTTTTT MCHOLAS CLINTON IS DEAD Pioneer Contraotor Sueeumbi to Ai tack' of Heart Failure and Passes . Awsy During His Slumber. Totals 843 It will thus be seen that every pre cinct in the county either held its own gained. Two precincts Melville and Elsie registered the same num ber in both years, but all the others gained. PERSONAL MENTION. Mre! Patrick A. Kearney, has return ed from Sn eastern trip. John Boberg, of the Necanlcum val ley, spent yesterday In Astoria. Judge McBride will arrive In the city today to hold a session of the cir cuit court; - '' Dr. Vaughan left last night for Sumpter, where hib father is quite ill wfth paralysis. . . District Attorney Allen has return ed front St. Helens, where he attend ed the Circuit court Bession.-- " Mr. and Mrs.' Charles H. Stockton and children will leave for Portland about November 1, to reside In. the future. Charles Stockton, Jr., who is connected with the Tongue Point Lum ber Company, will continue his resi' dence in this city. Ex-Mayor Bergman returned last evening from Grays River. The repub licans held a rally there last night and trfed to induce the former mayor to stay over, but his democratic aoul re belled. "I don't want to . learn any thing from you fellows; I'm 72 and too old to learn anything political," said Mr. Bergman, as he hurriei to, the The Catholic ladles' fair will, come to a close tonight. The fair hns been largely attended and It is expected the closing night will see the pavilion crowded. This evening ,n. :jfvet!ent program will be rendered and those ar ticles not heretofore disposed' 'af'wIH be rattled. One of the articles to be raffled Is a fruitcake whkft will, be disposed of at' the booths managed, by Mrs. Nolan. ; It Is claimed 'for the cake that Its equal was never made in inis cuy. ; .- -'. irv.V'. . The lodge contest for the lovely siken flag will close tonight:, at 10 o'clock. There has been little' muter- lul change in the voting, but tonight the lodgemen are expected to make their Ann) efforts. The vptetat the close last night was: Finnish Broth erhood, 58; Red Men. V:. ElkaM; Eagles, 41; Masons, 27; Young Men's Institute, 21; Foresters, 19. The raost-popular-offlclul contest will be concluded at 10:30. , The inter est in this contest, which carries with It a gold watch, Is Intense and tonight the balloting will be spirited. Coun ty Clerk Clinton is still In the lead, survive Mm Nicholas. Clinton, one of Astoria's best known Htlstms, was found dead In bed yesterday morning by Mrs. Clinton. During the night he hud beeu stricken with heart failure and detitb came, during his slumber. The death of Mr. Clinton wsa unexpected both by members of the family and Mends, and the announcement proved u shock, Mr. Clinton had been confined to his home since last Saturday, when ho contracted a severe cold while super intending the Commercial street Im provement. He was not compelled to go' to bed and, except that he expert en'ced.Jiome little difficulty In breath Ing, seemed but slightly 111 On TkuYsday he attended to his corre spoiuhmce and examined -his books. and generally appeared to be Improv ed. During the night, however, he was. stricken with Jjoart failure. Mr. Clinton was 73 years of age, and up to last Suturday had seldom spent an Idle day.' He was born near Phila delphia snd came to the coast In 1869, by way of the Isthmus, to Join his father, whp hsd located at Portland. In"lS61 he 'came to Astoria and since fthen had resided here, following the business of a contractor. He held the office of street snprlntendent, but otherwise was not very prominent In politics. He was one of the best known residents of the city and was highly respected. Mrs. Clinton and sis children, of whom five are sons. The children are:" Will- nine being republicans and one a dem- dock. but Police Judge Anderson Is a close second. Chief Hallock yesterday crawled up on the leaders and expects to develop some Irresistible strength tonight. Sheriff Ltnvllle Is holding third place, but his friends expect to do the trick .tonight -They say the sheriff has always won on the home stretch and that he will repeat the performance In this contest The vote is as follows: Mr. Clinton, 56; Judge Anderson, 47; Sheriff Llnyllle, 39; Chief Hallock. 27. The moat-popular-glrl contest Is al so developing into an Interesting af fair. Miss Hilda Brunold Is welt in the lead, but It Is said, the voting thus farl Is merely preliminary and that it In dicates little except that the' batttie Is to be won tonight, The vote Is as follows: Miss Brunoid, 85; , Miss Oramms, 47;. Miss Goodman, 39;, Miss Mamie Wilson. 28; Miss Leano, De veneau,. 26; Miss Bessie O'Connor, 23; Miss Lee, 5., ... ., The school teachers' contest ; has more contestants than any other, and Mrs. McCormack Is In the lead.1 The vote Is as follows; , Mra Joslo Mo Cormack, 78; Miss Slnnott,'. 29; Miss O'Neil, 45; , Miss , Morgan, 5;..' Miss Shlvely 3; Miss Bllnn, 3; Professor Stupp, 3; Miss Badollet, 3; MrsT Ful ton. 2; Mrs. Busey, 2. , t , The boys', contest stands us follow to. date: John Betan, 100; Freddie Johnson, 80; .James Kearney, 70; R. Kinkella, 10. This contest will end at 8 o'clock. .,..'. Last evening several articles, were raffled, the winners being Mrs. C, Lightfoot, Miss Irene Rcllly, John Kearney and Gus Schoenbaechler, Dinner will be served this "afters lam Em who Is In Alaska; J. C, coun ty clerk; J. It, a resident of Seattle; DeWltt, a resident of Portland; Nlcho las, a resident of Astoria, and Miss Mary. J. R. Clinton will arrive from Seattle to attend the' funeral, while DeWltt' will come from Coos bay, where he had been looking after the Interests of the company with which he la connected. The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon from the res idence, 289 Harrison avenue, and the Interment ylll be , in Greenwood. . The service will be conducted by Rf v. Mr Forsythe, acting , pastor of Grace church. . . " , . ' ' . . ' ....... .'-" HURRAH FOR KANSAS. Will Probably Make Liberal Exhibit At Portland Exposition. Topeka, Kan., Oct 21.-t-The Topeka Commercial Club tonight resolved In favor of a Kansas exhibit at the Lewlr and Chirk .exposition.. The legislature w)U be asked to make a liberal appro priation. ,, . , Attention, Red Men. Conoomly tribe, Improved Order of Red Men, will pay ' a fraternal visit to Lwah tribe, of Chinook, this (Sat urday) evening, leaving Fishers' wharf on the steamer 'Mayflower at 7:46. AH member's are' Invited to niiike the trip. Tickets are free to members, and the brothers 'of Chinooli have promised a ' good time ' to all. ; C. E. GAMMEL, Sachem. C, E. FOSTER, Chief of Records'. Removal Notice. ' Dr. 3. A. Fulton has moved from his old office to rooms 4. 6 and 6 In the Star theater building, corner Elev- noon between 6 and 7. ' Last evening enth and Commercial ' streets, on the i.-t i . .... Mr. Hager rendered several vocal second floor, , ' ALL UL0TI1ES BOUGHT AT WISE'S KE1T PRESSED FllEE OF CHARGE. : : : : "5 OJ Fine. Entertainment At the. ST. MARYJS FAIR Good Clothes at HERMAN WISE'S liiiiiiiimiiiiriiirmmTTniMimitt..MTtitttj Try the'New Size Made from the cream of Htrana crop r-i------- ------ i' "i'i -M-irnrirwmi womvuxjw ! We sold 20,000 in Scptembcn the larietl sals of any Cigar on the market. Manufactured by IJOHN V. BURNS is . V A C1"T A ' r (!T ,. f There is no use Taking chances hy paying for a pair of shoes of some other kind, when you can get the same quality by pay ing only $3.50 and $3.00 for. line Brown Shoe Co. Shoes. Other prices $1.40, $1.50, $2.00, $2.50, $2.75, $3.00. For School Wear There is nothing like "Good for Bad Boys Shoes" and "District 76.", They save you money. American lady Approved by foshlotioblc women, We have In stock all the latest styles and shapes. Prices frorn $1.00 to $2.25 The Place to Save Money, THE BEE HIVE FUR! FURS! r.. Juist Arrived 1 An elegant assort ment of new fall Furs. vSable, Canadian Fox, Bear, Martin, I Chinese Fox, MinR,Etc. High In quality but low. 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