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THE MORNING ASTOKIAN, ASTORIA, OREGON.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1904.
STOPPED BY TOUGHS.
Archbishop Ireland Interrupted Whil
Delivering an Address.
New York. Doc II Archbishop
Ireland In hla speech at th arbttratlon
uAHkA.A W.f F,nAMn rf th meeting ' Carnegie hH last night waa
Morocco Wants friendship 01 me lnUrnipU(1 bv a m4n ln th,
United SUttS. Uho cried In a vole that could b heard
In ail parte ot the hall:
"Give aome one elae a chance!"
Th prelate waa ao astonished thAt
he stopped abruptly and looked to right
and left Inquiringly. Then he bowed
and smiled and took hla aeat. while th
vast audience broke Into cries t ap
plause and protestation.
Th police and ushers hunted (or
the cause of this unexpected close of
the archbishop's speech, but In vain
The voice appeared to have come from
a point midway down the center aisle,
but no one knew just who the dlsturbe
The audience by repeated rounds of
applause showed the archbishop that It
desired him to continue his speech, but
he remained ln his seat and when the
mayor whispered a request to him he
shook his head smilingly.
The audience meantime was shout
ing. "Put him out, the bigot!" but the
interrupter kept quiet and the police
after a vain search along the center
aisle, during which ever face was
sharply scanned, gave up the task.
FEZ MAY ATTACK EUROPEANS
Project for Opening of th Dsrt Trsd
I Foreigners Is Foiled by th
Jealousy of Representatives
and Actions of Presenter.
New York. Dec. !J. An order just
Issued by the sultan of Morocco ex
pelling all foreign missions, delegate
and employee at present attached to his
court at Fes and also two of his own
ministers, was arranged six months
ago, according to men familiar with
Moroccan affairs who are now In New
Tork. The only reson an expulsion or
der was not carried out sooner was that
some of the powers represented at
Fei used their Inlluence to hold it back.
These same powers. It is believed
will Immediately bring pressure to bear
on the sultan to have their represent
James W. S. Langerman. recently
American vice consul at Tangier, said
regarding the order: "The sultan, who
has been Inclined to open up his coun
try to the trade of the outside worlj
Mneriallv the Interior has come to
the conclusion that too much jealousy
exists among the representatives of the
various foreign powers In Morocco.
He has also been mad aware of the
He has also been made aware of the
and most of the tribes which are fa
natics and antl-Chriatlans have been
using the presence of those few Euro
peans In Fei to Incite the people of
the outlying districts of the city to
have the brother of the sultan pro
claimed emperor. He says:
"American influence is stronger In
Morocco at present than in any other
country and our commerce will soon
And there market which hitherto has
practically been closed to it"
UP FOR MURDER.
Man Who Killed Benjamin Ross Faces
Trial at La Grands.
La Grande, Dec. a. The case of
Albert Rasor of Elgin, charged with
the murder of Benjamin Ross at that
place last February, came up for trial
ln this city this morning. District At
torney Leroy Lomax, assisted by At
torneys Crawford 4 Crawford of La
Grande, are the prosecuting attorneys
and Samuel White, of Baker City, as
sisted by Nell McLeod. are for the de
fense. The matter was originally;
passed over by the coroner's Jury. Two
grand juries then failed to indict, but
the grand Jury of the October term
found a true bill, and the parties not
being ready for a trial at that term
of court, the case was finally set for
today. Rasor and Ross engaged in a
serious quarrel over a small amount,
Ross chopping Rasor In the face very
seriously with a sawmill peavy, after
which Rasor fired and killed Ross, he
claims, in self-defense. The case will
probably last all week.
Mix in Sugar.
Saccharin Distributor Have Fall
San Francisco Dec. II. The with
drawal this week of four of the prin
cipal San Francisco Jobbers In sugar
from the Pacific Traffic and Commer
cial Association seems to presage the
dissolution of that organization. The
seceding firms are Haas Bros. Tillmann
A Bendel, Susman.'Ormser A Co., and
the Lewln-Meyer Company. Aproxl-
mately 40 per cent of the wwr pur
chased from the reflnerlei by the asso
ciation was taken by thesj four con
cerns so that, whether or not the asso
ciation Is able to carry on, ther4 Is ro )
doubt It will be consldembly weak
MAN DIES OF RABBIS
Never Was Bitten by an Infected
CASE IS A VERY STRANGE ONE
Physioian Say th Disease Waa Con'
traded Through Worry Over a "
Pet Father Attacks His
Wif and Child.
Chicago, Dec. 32. Fred Johnson. 32
years old. Is dead from hydrophobia.
although It Is declared he never hud
been bitten by a mad dog. He became
ill last Sunday and some time before
his death attacked his wife and two
small children. Then he was fastened
to save the family from Injury dur
ing his attacks of frensy.
Johnson owned a pet dog which last
July was bitten by a rabid dog ond the
man constantly worried over the mat
ter. Finally a policeman killed the pt.
A physician diagnosed Johnson's case
and declares the man contracted rab
bles because he was constantly Tearing
HOLLY COMES HIGH.
Chicago Dealers Have a Corner in
Chicago, Dec !!. The prices for
holly, Christmas trees and all other
green stuff ln demand at this season
for holiday decorations, have advanced,
In some Instances more than SO or
even 100 per cent over last years
It is Impossible to buy a case of holly
In Chicago for less than 17 and some
dealers are asking J 8. 50 for It. Last
year it waa selling at 13 and is a
case. It retails at rrom 26 to 60 cents
a small wreath.
Havana Doctors and Undertakers Not
Only Rob the Dead But the Living.
New Orleans, Dec. 22. Mrs. Thomas
F. Jacobs of Chicago widow of the
president of the Interstate Supply
Company, arrived here tonight from
Cuba, on the Morgan liner Louisiana
with the body of her husband, who
dropped dead within a few hours after
they reached Havana. Mrs. Jacobs Is
almost a wreck as a result of the treat
ment sAe received while on the Island.
Mr. Jacobs was stricken with paral
ysis and died In the lobby of the Hotel
Pasaje. The physician who attended
him for ten minutes sent in a bill of
$180, on which payment was forced
An undertaker took possession of the
body and demanded $1200 for prepar
in it for burial. This demand was re
fused and he kept th body until he
was threatened with legal action. He
then surrendered it on payment of
$750. The hotel charged $100 in ad
dition to the regular bill because, they
said, business had been injured to that
extent by the man's dying ln the lob
Americans who arrived on the steam
ship are indignant at the treatment
Mrs. Jacobs received in Havana.
New Tork. Dec. 21. Alton B. Par
ker was the guest of honor tonight at a
dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria. The
dinner was given by the bench and
bar of the city of New Tork and re
publicans and democrats alike were
present to honor the justice's return to
practice of law.
Among 4 50 who attended there were
many of the most prominent members
of the legal profession in this city. Ex
Justlce D. Cady Herrick was a guest
The speakers included ex-Governor
Black, ex-Secretary of War Root, Wm.
B. Hornblower and Judge Parker.
Brady Reports Upon th Northern Ter
ritoryBig Fish Yield.
Washington, Dec. 22. The annual
report of Governor Brady of Alaska
was made public today. It estimates a
total white population In that dlHtrlct
of 28,500; total of natives, 29,536. The
total pack of the salmon canning in
dustry aggregated 1,900,000 cases dur
ing the past year. The report asks for
better transportation facilities; repre
sentation in congress; legislation to
encourage homeseekers and building
of boats to cruise In Alaskan waters to
protect the industries there.
Bell Boys Used Chloroform to Rob
Chicago, Dec. 22. A gang of bell
boys organized to steal the property
of guests In the down-town hotels has
been discovered by the police and
money and Jewelry amounting to r.ear
ly $1000 has been found In their possession.
Their plan, it is said, was to rob
guests as they slept. They sometimes
Bslisved Cutler Mystery May Be at
One Cleared Up.
Colorado Springs, Dec. Jl City De
tective McReynolds has discovered the
first real clew to th Mount Cutter
murder mystery that the officers have
had to work on since the discovery of
the body of the unknown woman. The
clew consists of a one ounce bottle
tabled poison, which found with
in 50 feet of the spot where the body
of the murdered girl was discovered.
The label, though partially destroyed, is
believed to be sufficient to lead the de
tectives to the druggist who sold the
poison and may eventually lead to the
capture of the murderer.
In the Immediate vicinity of the bot
tle was found a linen handkerchief of
ordinary sise, hemstitched and bearing
In the corner a laundry mark "P. I.
Officers are making a careful search
for the missing portion of the label I
from the bottle. The label is the regu
lar red poison label, but from the cen
ter had been scratched the major por
tion ot the name of the druggl't and
What Is left of the label reads as fol
lows: 'Abollc Acid Poison Antedote
made by mixing a tublespoonful of
mustard In water x x x x x x In water,
afterward ammonia, whisky or x x x x
E. J. Pa x x x x uggist."
That portion of the l ibel tt:'it Is torn
is indicated by the letters x.
The bottle is an ounce bottle of pe
cullar shape and not such ns Is u-ed
In this city by druggists. It Is tall and
slim, with an unusually long neck end
a beveled bottom. It waa found under
a tree and the label had been noaK 'd
oft and was lying upon the ground be
neath the bottle In two pieces. Be
tween the tree and the point wner
the remains were found are spots on
the ground believed to be blood spots.
The police will make a strong effort to
trace the poison to the druggist who
sold It, and a careful description will
be sent all ovei the United States.
"There's no place Wee
home," and no soap like
Pears' Stop is found in
millions of homes the world
Illinois Steel Company will be started
then, and th entire steel plant for th
first time In months, will hum with
It la th present plan of the com
pany to resume work on January I In
th rail and steel mills which hnv been
shut down for a few weeks. Their
reopening will mean employment to at
least $000 men. The other depart
ments have been resuming operations
one by one sine last summer. With
the big plant In full operatic... the
army of stel workers, normally num
bering 10,000 will again be busy.
The returning workmet will find
lower wages and more work. In some
cases ( It la said, th cut will amount
to 40 per cent
Fresh testimony In great quantity la
constantly coming In, declaring Dr.
King's New Discovery for Consump
tion Coughs and Cold to be un-
equaled. A recent expression from T.
J. McFarland Bentorvlll, Va, serve
as example. II writes: 1 had
Bronchitis for three years and doct
ored all th time without being bene
fitted. Then I began taking Dr.
King's New Discovery, and a few bot
tle wholy cured me." Equally effec
tive In curing all Lung and Throat
troubles, Consumption, Pneumonia
and Grip. Guaranteed by Cha. Rogers
Druggist Trial bottle free, regular
sixes 50c. and $1.00.
New Tork. Dec. 22. The engagement
of Miss Alice Blight, daughter of Ath
erton Blight of New Tork and Phila
delphia, and th Hon. Gerard Lowth
er, British minister at Tangier, has Just
been announced by a private cable
gram from London. Lowther wa for
some time secretary of the British em
bassy at Washington. In 1901 he was
appointed minister to Chile and was
lately transferred to Tangier.
New Tork, Dec. 22. Beth Stoddard
Wood, well known aa a writer on so
cial economies, has dropped dead on
the street at Passlac, N. J. In 1869
he established a household magazine
which- gained considerable circulation.
For many years he contributed fre
quent articles to various periodicals.
Mine Thrown Open,
New Tork, Dec. 22. The committee
of the Japanese lower house, which Is
examining the draft of a new mining
law, has decided, according to a Times
dispatch from Tokio, to recommend the
abolition of all distinctions of nation
ality in regard to the ownership of
St. Petersburg, Dec. 19. Emperor
Nicholas is holding dally councils at
Tsarsko-Selo, at which, It Is under
stood, the International situation is be
ing fully discussed.
Fought a Drew.
Havre, Mont., Dec. 22. Louie Long
of Oakland, Cat., and Kid Fredericks
of Spokane fought 20 hard rounds to p
draw last night. Long sent Frederick
down twice for the count ln the first
round, but weakened from later body
blows and was floored In the 13th. The
remainder was give and take to the
end. Both were game and fast.
STEEL RAILS LEAD.
Gossip of th Metal Industry is Dis
New Tork, Dec. 22. The expected
advance of $2 a ton ln bars, plates and
shapes, which have Just been made, are
generally satisfactory to the trade, says
the Iron Age. They were preceded by
the booking of ' considerable tonnage
The billet association decided to let
the official price alone, but the action
bad little significance:
Interest centers In the steel rail
trade. Some business has been placed
in the west and south. The 'underbill
lines are ln the msvket for a total ton
nage of 128,000 tons, which arn to be
placed In the next 10 days. In the west
one order for 150,000 tons has not been
settled as yet.
Conservative eMt'matPs of the rail re
quirements of the coming year place
them at 2,250,000 tons.
Some good sized orders are pending
in structural material.
WORK FOR IDLE.
South Chicago Plant Will Employ 8om
Chicago, Dec. 22. Thousands of Idle
men ln South Chicago will have em
ployment on the day following New
Tear's. Th two largest mills of the
Th Baltimore A Ohi Railroad' New
Effective November 27th, 1904, and
thereafter, a new daily train will be
Inaugurated, leaving Grand Central
passenger station, Chicago, at 10: $0
p. m., for Akron, Cleveland. lounge-
town, Pittsburg and Intermedin
points, connecting at Pittsburg with
"Duquesn Limited" for Philadelphia
and New Tork, and with train No, 10
for Washington, D. C, and Baltimore.
This train wilt be equipped with
first-class day coaches, Pullman sleep
ers and dining car service.
On all through tickets stop-over will
be allowed at Washington, Baltimore
and Philadelphia, not to exceed 10 days
at eacty place.
For further particular address,
Peter Harvey, General Agent, Room
1, Hobart Bldg., San Francisco.
D. B. Martin, Manager Passenger
Traffic Baltimore, Md.
B. N. Austin, Qeaeral Passenger
CANDIES PAR EXCELLENCE!
Largest Factory In Oregon It In
City of Astoria.
Plyarpue' oandls sannot b sold
a cheap n earn, but th beat prod,
uets f th anaymakW art art pr
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Eastern Gaady Company, n Dun
street, ana th hle twt that ys
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nd t fill th Ihtl n, stockings
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r th bsst, at th iter an Cwimtf
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Ther ar still In dally us man
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PIscs Lavatories Installed in their
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