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THE MORNING ASTORlAN, 'ASTORIA, OREGON.
TUE90AY, JANUARY 24, 1005.
We shall give $10.00 in gold as a first prize, and $5.00
as a second prize, to the boy or girl under eighteen years
of age writing the best poem of two or more verses, using
the MONARCH RANGE as subject of the poem. .All
poems to be handed in before 6 P. M. on February 16, 1905
CHARLES HEILBORN (EL SON,
Complete House Furnishers.
590-592 Commercial St.
PROGRESS OF WAR
Jap Have Captured 23 Blockade
PORT ARTHUR LOSS IS HEAVY
parture of the steamship Manchuria
for Japan, whither he Is going under
instructions from Washington as a
special observer for the nnvy depart
, Surgeon Dratsted, tt lss autd. will
watch the operations of the Japanese
naval forces,, to which he expects to be
assigned, and Will ma(e a careful in
spection of the hospitals and note the
success of all modern appliances used
by the Japanese In rendering their hos
pitals sanitary. ,
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.
Prisoner of War Taken at Port Ar
thur and Landed in Japan Number
17,500 Admiral Kamimura Join
Toklo, Jan. 2J (11 a. m.) Vice Ad
miral Kamimura left today to rejoin
his fleet. It was recently announced
that the Russian Vladivostok squadron
was believed to have been repaired and
It was thought it might come out at
During the year past the Japanese
have captured 23 blockade runners, of
which 13 were Russian and 7 British.
The recent capture of coal amounts to
about 25,000 tons.
The Japanese . sacrificed 17 vessels
at Port Arthur. The Russians sank
nine transports and ' merchantmen.
Three hundred of the crews and 17,511
men, prisoners of war, from Port Ar
thur have arrived In Japan to' date. A
majority of them have been sent to
Tengachaya and Hamatera.
Peculations Rife in Red Cross
Victoria, B. C, Jan. 23. The steamer
Athenian, which has arrived from the
orient, brought among her passengers
Dr. Klanfpke, an American who went
,tq Manchuria to offer his services to
the Russian medical corps without sue
cess. He tells of much peculation and
a sad state of Red Cross and hospital
arrangements with the Russians.
The Athenian brings details of the
sinking of the Japanese cruiser Saiyen
off Port Arthur. Commander Okuda,
second in command, who survived, gave
the following narrative.' The Saiyen
was struck by a mine, and in two
minutes listed to her starboard side
and began going down fact Captain
TaJIma remained on the bridge re
fusing assistance and rejecting the Im
portunitles of the officers to take to
the boat When the vessel sank the
captain and 13 officers, together with
140 petty officers and men, were en
gulfed in the waves. As the Saiyen
foundered, the Russians poured a mer
ciless fire on her from Laotiahan, and
the rescue by Japanese warships was
made difficult. The work was con
tinued ten nours but no trace was
seen of the captain and 31 others.
The mine struck the Saiyen below
the front engine room and five men
working there were instantly killed.
Three escaped from the back engine
Regarding the reported loss of the
Japanese battleship Yoshima the Tor
odzu of Toklo reports that the bat
tleship was saved and has been re
paired, her guns having been re
mounted, and she was about to rejoin
The Kobe Herald says a new vessel
Is about complete for the Japanese
navy to replace one of those lost at
Port Arthur, and three destroyers,
built at Kure, were to be launched
General Nogl is to return to Tokio
to receive an appointment formerly
held by the late Count Kawamura, in
connection with the rearing of the
prince imperial's children. It is said
he seemed almost unconscious of tlie
need of sleep during the last weeks
of the siege and after the death of his
elder eon, news of which was brought
h(m during the attack on 203-Meter
General Nogi was found several
times with his head In his hands weep
ing. Nogi's family is now extinct. An
ticipating the death of his sons he bad
arranged 'that title should succeed to
an ouly Bon of his younger brother, but
this boy was also killed.
Several Matters of Importance Dis
cussed at the Meeting Last Night. ,
Tbe regular meeting of the chanv
ber of commerce was he'd last evening,
there being a good attendance. The
first matter acted upon was the ap
pointment of the standing committees
for the ensuing year. ,
' Several communications from people
in the east asking information about
farming and fruit kinds were read and
referred to the proper committees.
A communication from J. T. Ross.
secretary of the grocers' organization.
relative to 'the annual regatta, sug
gesting that the chamber of commerce
call a mass meeting to make arrange
ments, for the same, was read. Mr.
Ross stated that the grocers were
in favor of a regatta, privlded it was
placed under a different management
than last year. After some discussion
a motion prevailed for the appointment
of a committee of three from the cham
ber of commerce to confer with a like
committee from the Push Club and the
grocers' association. B. Van Dusen, F.
J. Taylor and J. Q. A. Bowlby were ap
pointed to represent the chamber.
A communication, was received from
Senator Fulton relative to the purchase
of the locks at Oregon City.
The committee on printing suggest
ed preparing a booklet to advertise the
oolnts of interest in the county to
the visitors at the Lewis and Clark fair.
A resolution changing the meeting
nights from the 2d and 4th Monda
to the 1st and 3d Monday was Intro
duced and laid over under the rules.
The question of allowing the build
ing of an oil tank was brought up and
referred -to thecommitteeforinvestlga
referred to the committee for Investi
gation.' It was stated that the board of in
surance agents would meet Wednes
day to consider the question, also that
It was very probable that Insurance
rates would be raised if the tank was
without an old gag or a dull minute
In it, and are making as much of a hit
here as they have everywhere else.
Carrie Belle Mtllrr, an eastern sou
brette of note, has some new songs and
clever dances, and Zanfretta- and
Mansneld have a truly comic act In
"The Crasy Messenger." Bob Kenyon,
has a song in "Open Tour Mouth and
Shut Your Kyes" that wins much ap
plause, and the crowd this week stays
for the projoctoscope pictures, which
are even funnier than usual.
Chus. Below of Cuthlumet was In the
. A. A. Strebe of Seaside was In As
W. A. Wunn of Eugene Is registered
at the Occident.
X. P. Sorensen of Portlund Is In As
toria on business.
Louis Wilson of Deep River was in
the city yesterday.
Mayor J. H. Johansen of Seaside was
In Astoria Sunday.. '
Prank Scott of Seaside was a visitor
in Astoria yesterday.
Harry Hamblet of Portland spent
Sunday In Astoria. .' .
J. D. Ashton of Portland is regis
tered at the Central.
T. J '.Davis of Brainerd,' Minn., is
visiting friends In Astoria.
W. W. Whipple of Seattle was In the
city yesterday on business.
N. D. Bain of Seaside was In the
city yesterday on business.
Edwin Sharpe of Tacoma was In As
toria yesterday on business.
John K. Berg of Portland was in the
city yesterday on business.
Judge C. H. Page has returned from
an extended visit to the east.
Miss Anita Trenchard of Portland is
In the city vlsltlni? her parents.
Charles V. Brown returned yester
day from a business trip to Portland
Frank R. Stokes returned yesterday
from a visit to Portland with his fam
Frank J. Carney, the new police
commissioner, returned from Portland
Walter. Jackson of Portland was In
the city yesterday interviewing his
Edw. C. Judd, manager of F. Dresser
& Co. of Seaside, was in the city yes
terday on busfness.
J. E. Logan of Seaside, who has
been visiting his sister in Astoria, wllf
return home today.
I. Jordan and Mrs. Jordan of Gabriel,
Col., are In the city visiting Mr. and
Mrs. C. J. Trenchard.
Mrs. C. M. Celler and son have gone
to San Francisco on a month's vUlt
with' relatives and friends.
Postmaster J. E. Braller of Seaside
was in the city yesterday on business.
H. M. Ogden of Portland arrlvej In
the city yesterday.
W. L. Clark, manager of the Cali
fornia Fruit Growers' Association of
San Francisco, Is visiting In Astoria,
the guestof W. F. McGregor.
STAR'S NEW BILL.
The Star theater this week has an
excellent bill of all-star attractions
that is making a big hit. Heraklldes,
the strong man, with his posing and
weight lifting received his full meed
of applause at teh performances yes
terday for a most extraordinary exhib
ition. This modern Titan offers 1100 to
any man who will perform the feats
he does In the same way.
Frye and Allen have an original turn
Sickening Shivering Fits
of Ague and Malaria, can be relieved
and cured with Electric Bitters. This
is a pure, tonic medicine; of especial
benefit In malaria, for It exerts a true
curative Influence on the disease, driv
ing it entirely out of the system. It It
much to be preferred to Quinine, hav
ing none of this drug's bad after-effects
w S. Munday of Henrietta, Tex,
writes: "My brother was very low with
malarial fever and Jaundice, till he
took Electric Bitters, which saved his
life. At. Chas. Rogers' drug store;
price 50c, guaranteed.
fTf VYH TT XT if THV A TTYTIS Tk. TV T A Jt
II I lUf II II It JJ MA US If A i II H
IS PUBLIC APPROVAL.
THE MIGHTY POWER OF TRUTH AND RIGHT.
The most extensive and successful sacrifice sale of Fine
Clothing, Hats, Shoes and Furnishing, within the memory
of Mortal Man, is now going on at a furious rate.
Before Beginning Building Alterations
Astoria's Greatest Clothiers, 489 and 490 Commercial Street
are sacrificing $15,000.00 worth of fine Men's and Boy's Suits,
Overcoats, Hats, Shoes and Furnishings at a True Blue,
Bona-Fide Reduction Sale of 25 to 50 per cent off regular,
prices. Giving the public a money saving opportunity with
out parallel from the Cascades to the Pacific Ocean.
READ - THE - PRICE
and come while the great sale is at the very height of all its glory.
There Is no complaint about bnslness
at the Star saloon. Good goods and
courteous treatment will draw trade to
any first-class saloon. That's what
makes business good at the Star. The
best is none too good for our customers.
TO WATCH SCRAP.
Commander Braisted Will Go to Man
. ehuria in Naval Interests.
oiiu riaucmw, aw. -.ujcuienani
Commander W. C. BralBted, surgeon
in the navy, Is here awaiting the de-
Monday Morning, January ' 23, 1905
AT 10 O'CLOCK.
Lobby Marquam Grand Theater. Advance sale of seats will open for
Se WORLD'S GREATEST SOPRANO
ELLISON VAN HOOSE, Tenor. SIGNORINA SASSOLI, Harpist.
M. CH. GILIBERT, Baritone. CHA8 K NORTH, Flutist.
MISS DAVIES, Pianist.
CONCERT AT THE ARMORY
MONDAY EVENING, JANUARY 30,
AT 8:30 O'CLOCK.
Balcony, $4.00, $3.00, $2.00.
Lower Floor, $4.00, $3.00, $2,00.
Out of town orders must be accompanied by Money Order and an Ad
dressed Stamped Enzelopa. Send orders to Calvin Helllg, Marquam
N. B. The Building Will Be Thoroughly Warmed. ,
There are hundreds upon hundreds of
fine Suits that are so low in price that you
cannot afford to miss this sale.
$6.65 for all kinds of $10 and $12 Suits.
$9.65 for all kinds of $13, $15 and $16.50
$13.65 for choice of hundreds of finest
$18, $20, $22 and $25 Suits.
OVERCOATS AND CRAVENETTES.
Our entire line of fine garments arc
on Sacrifice Sale at the lowest prices
$6.85 for our great $10 and $12 Overcoats.
$8.85 for all kinds of $15 and. $10.50
$11.85 for all kinds of $18 and $20 Over
$16.85 for choice of all our fine $22, $25
and $30 Overcoats.
Our fine new fresh stock must ho sold.
Let the loss bo what it may. Now, men,
boys and women, your time has come.
5c for choice of white and colored 10c
5c for 15c Celluloid Collars, all styles.
5c for 10c Good Quality Cotton Sox.
8c for 15c Extra Quality Cotton Sox. .
10c for ladies' 20c fine Bal. Hose.
121oC for Wool Marino 20c Sox.
17c, 3 pair for 50c, best quality 25c Wool
35c for best quality Heavy German Knit
15c for all 25c and 35c Suspenders.
35c for all 50c, 05c and 75c Suspenders.
$1.35 for $2 and $2.50 Soft and Stiff Hats.
$2.35 for $3 and $3.50 Hats.
$3 for nawes Hat. As we are under con
tract not .to cut prices on this hat we
will give each customer buying, a
nawes nat the choice of any necktie or
suspenders in the house.
More than a thousand pairs the best
$1:45 for $2 and $2.50 Pants.
$1.95 for $3 Pants.
$2.65 for $4 Pants.
$3.65 for $5 and $6 Pants.
Mackintosh Coats Just Half Price.
KNEE PANTS SUITS.
Hundreds io Select from. The best
and latest styles.
$1.65 for $2.50 Suits.
$2.35 for $3.50 Suits.
$3.35 for $4.50 Suits.
$3.95 for $5, $6 and $7 Suits.
ODD KNEE PANTS.
35c for 50c all woof. .
55c for 57c extra good.
5c for 10c stockings.
YOUNG MEN'S SUITS.
$4.90 for $7.50 Suits. . ,
$7.90 for $10 and $12 Suits.
$9.90 for $13.50, $15 and $18 Suits.
Our entire stock of Fine Shoes at sac-,
$1.35 for odd lot $2 and $2.50 Shoes. '
$1.75 for choice of all $2.50 Shoes.
$2.75 for choice of all $3.50 and $4 Shoes.
$2.25 for choice of $3.50 logger's Shoes. .
$3.50 for choice of $4.50 and $5 Fine Log
13 to 20 Sizes.
$3.45 for $6 and $7.50 Overcoats.
$6.95 for $10 Overcoat."'
$9.95 for $15 and $18 Overcoats.
Largest stock of nobby and fresh
styles in Astoria at less than wholesale
35c for Golf soft bosom or Nobby stiff
bosom, also Black Sateen, etc., worth
50c and G5c.
45c for Black Sateen, soft or stiff bosom,
with or without cuffs. Worth 75c.
65c for Monarch and other brands worth
$1.15 for all kinds of $1.50 Shirts.
35c for Broken Lots Derby Rib, heavy,
worth 50c and'G5c.
45c for fancy French Bal. Rib, worth 75c.
85c for Ex. Quality Wool, $1.25 value.
$1.15 for Select Quality, $1.50 and $1.75
$1.45 for $2 and $2.50 Best Imported
, CHILDREN'S OVERCOATS.
' 2 to 12 Sizes.'
$1.65 for $2.50 and $3 Overcoats.
$2.85 for $4 Overcoats.
$3.85 for f 5, $6 and $7 Overcoats.