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COV8H TMS MORNING1 FIILD ON TMt LOWSR COLUMBIA
ASTORIA, OREGON. Fill DAY, M AY 26 1 905.
PRICE FIVE CENTS
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No Settlement of Strike
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jSEN DO NOT RESPOND
Only On Hundred Men Apply
i for Positions ii Special
LUMBER MILLS CLOSE DOWN
Express Cemptnltt Absolutely Refuse
, to Recede from Their Oeelaration
' That Nens of Their 014 Men Will 8a
1 Employed Under Any CJroumstaaoea
, Chicago, Mf 16. Cornellua P.
jr'nan pre-ldent ;of the , International
,Ttnttert' Union, u upheld Uxlay
I y Judge Kohltaat of the federal our
his refusal tt answer queiUn bo
yr the master In chamery. Hhernmn,
Ukh oilbt tml lo intrlmlimtt him
vL,. ha now U miikr ludkUueiu In
,l!o crlnvinil Jcourl !, fuJg Kohl
ttut deelarof, that J'l "''','40
ni qutialmi rut to Wnv mlhi irr
In tho mi dlfn, iyv!i t-xju'l
ihoa, th outf fuli iHut rwrrmW
rfulll(an, jroiiait af lh ExprtM
prlywra' Union. John Diiohu, a
Jnoniix ft th r$ union, ho hu.l
Vfual -'to5 taiwwor (juotllona which
would nut In any way connwet thorn
ltk tha criminal' procllnfa, aid
thor ware, tharotoro, In contempt of
court. , t .
' Tho atrlke did not ipread to any
rrat cxtont today and titer wai
practically no dlaordtr. A number ot
lumbar flrma mado a fow dollvwrtae.
but did not attompt anything Ilka a
normal amount ot bualneaa, 1
Mayor Duiino and Chief of Pullet
O'NVII did not IWtt with theVfoilici
x porta) when thy called for 1000
volunteer for additional pollcm
, Mot ovr 100 man roipondad and only
thrta-quartara of them proved accept
tibia. In the 'umber dlatrlcta aeveral
h coneatva wco offarod police protKtlon
Vbut ftfuatd to acont It. taring tiutt
waa not poaalbla for them to make
a-tlrilea unleaa their wagona wore
guardad by eoldlera. O'Neill replied
that ha would not force the offler
upon them, and they could wait for
the eoldtera, but ha caused their yadt
to be patrolled tonight by police 6fTI
era, aa there waa no apparent, prow
pct la any. direction of a ev.tlemtmt
( tht atrtka. .., . ,- - .. -.The
axpreaa companUt absolutely
refuaad to raceada from their n tornwr
dat-laratlon that none of their old men
will bo employed.
Chicago, May i-Wlth? 4 ':rlk
spreading each hour hi the luiifler dts.
trli't and no algna of pe&ra. In xlght.
aff.Urs In the teamsters' atrike'axaume
a nerloua aspect today, ' '
Unabla to mt the demands, (or po.
1lr protection. Mayor Dunne' isnued a
call for 1000 ' aMe-bbdled" "c1Uins to
report at Chief OTJellt'e office at once
and ba sworn In at policeman to do
trtk duty,'- 4 V'Yff'- .';
Sheriff Barrett continued to awear In
deputlea. The number ot deputies
sworn In since the beginning of the
strike now number 4000, one fourth of
I whom ar active depatlet assigned to
j protect non-union drivers and wag
arnra, - '
Armed rentrles were guarding the
(various armories located la the. city,
tand the officers txpect & call .to arms
at any moment Fifty thousand rounds
of ammunition have been distributed
among the four regiments In the city
and the naval militia, i
National Organisation Perfected for
:' Carrying Out Details.
'et.' Petersburg. May ttProfesslnn
1 bodler) throughout 1luslit nave no
succeeded In perfecting a general h&
tlonal organisation ''for the carrying
ut of the llrj)roimirida,'Hflrel
tfps In connection -4lth which, were
ukon ly the congrt-M of lawyers hrrf.
'he srnp at the organisation has be
vilen and. It now embraces beside
'gwyefaTootors,' engineer and other
professional men, Polish, Jewish and
nhr' ractul organisations. The hectdV
uuartert of the "League of Lsgus
haa twjen established at Moscow where
ligats representing i orgsmsa.
tloat met 'and , forrlted, 4 central bura
nu n is now planning a general no
ra agitation In the autumn.
QUI LTV OP MUROIR.
Jury Returri VertJIot ef Guilty Against
' ' JeeepH Jehnten. .
Trinidad. Cot, May M.-After a trial
laating two days, the Jury In the caat
t the people vs. Joseph Johnson, who
on April I shot and killed John For
In the lobby of the postofflce, return)
a verdict of murder In the Brat degree
today. Jo.ineon'e plea waa Insanity.
Pox waa one of the most prominent
cltlsena of Colorado and lynching of
Johneon waa attempted. The officers
took Johneon away to Pueblo, bow-
ever, and Seated the purposes of the
, TEXAS CYCLONE.
Another Terrible Strikes Several Texas
Port, Worth, May . A storm clou,d
having every appearance of a tornado
swept over a wide area In northern
Texns today, Many houses were dam
aged And three people injured. No fa
talities are ' reported., ., The " storm
touched Waxahachle, Ennls. Dennlson,
Temple and Cleyburn.' ' t
Hurricane Near Algiers.
Alg lers.'May 15. A hurricane broke
over the province of C'onstantlu to
Xy diunaclng the crops over an area
M9 tiiuarf mll-s and resulting In
enormous loss, " '
','f';;s i mi . i iiry
HHI tnd.lfarrimsn, Railroad Ma
, jrtst4 Bury Hatchet, i
WILL NOW EXTEND RAILROADS
Several Hundred .Mllee ef Railroad to
e Built In the Rich Nec-Pereea
Country by Oregon Short Line and
Northern PacifSo Railroads.
New Tork, May IS. There are Indt
catlona ot a recent understanding be
twotn the Hill and Karrlrnaa Interests
In the northern railway matters and
It waa announced today that the Ore
gon Short Line and the Northern Fa
clfle - railroads will Join and build a
road aeveral hundred miles In length
into the Net Percea country, j
, , Thla is the territory Involved In what
la known aa the "Clear Water Fight"
Neither road haa entered In the dis
trict pending the Northern Securities
decision and litigation. The danger or
control arlselng from a misunder
standing Is said to have been removed
by which t'ie Joint line, ome 500 mllur.
tong. will H built from Culdesac south
by the' way ot the ruike river Valley
through the rich Net Perces country.
Combination of Six of ' the Largest
Mills in Dangsr.
New Tork, May 15. Resaonslble au
thority is claimed by the Journal ot
Commerce tor a statement that the
steel rail pool the combination of alx
largest rail mills of the country to
make prices and allot tonnage, haa
been officially dissolved.
The dissolution, it la believed, will
have little bearing on prtcee ot ateel
ralta for aeveral months at least.
HUNTERS PICKED UP.
Three Men From Sohooner City ef San
Diego Lest . L
Victoria. May I5 The steamer San
Juan from Nanlmo today from the
halibut banks reported having picked
up three hunters from the sealing
ichoener City 6f Sari Diego,' who were
lest from the Vessel off Queen Char-
loUe Ixuwtds, The men were taken
to Ooose Island.
Mayor Weaver Holds the
FRIENDS OF GAS FIRED
Severs! Thousand People Give
Mayor Ovation on Return
from New York.
TELEGRAMS ARE POURING IN
Councilman Who Vote for the Gas
Lease Besieged by Indignant Citi
tens and Mayer Weaver Believes Net
Enough Votes to Pasa Over Veto, 4
PhlUiSMphla, May The bitter
feeling engendered by the aaa lease
fight waa Intensified today when Mayor
Weaver practically ejected from office
an the department of public safety and
public worka hla two former directors
nd again Installed the men appointed
by him Tuesday.
A dramatic Incident was the great
ovation given Mayor Weaver by tev
era! thousand persons while on his
way from the- city hall to the Union
League luncheon. The organised lead,
era of the republicans say thry will
continue to stand pat on the ga leaa
and that their ranks are solid.
On the other hand, the mayor an
nounced today that he had aaeurancea
that the vote In both council cham
bera when his v-no It considered would
be materially changed from last week'e
vole. Councilman who favored the
lease are having a hard time of It
They are being swamped with protests
and delegations of neighbors are call
ing upon them at their homes, clacea
of business, and are holding them up
In the streets. The mayor la receiv
ing hundreds of letters and telegrams
congratulating him on the stand he
haa taken. Among those made Dublte
today waa the following:
"I congratulate you upon the firm
atand you have taken on behalf of the
people. Edward F. Dunne, Mayor ot
INQUISITION STILL HOLDS.
Pope Deniee That Any Concessions
Have Been Made, ' '
Roma, May 15. The Oetenratore
Romano, the Vatican organ, officially
eelea the abatement maJe by the
Roman correspondent of the London
Chronicle, that In an Interview with
Prof. Charlea Drtggs, the American
clergyman and author, the pope ex
pressed hie Intention to modify the
rules of the congregations of the In
dex and ot the Inqulaltlon or that In
referring , to the case, of Pope Plus
IX'a famous syllnbus he observed' that
Catholics might disagree with various
propositions contained. In that docu
ment despite Ha high authority,' with
out they becoming less goodChrts-
PREPARING FOR BATTLE.
Japanese Make PVeliminary Reeen-
nelter Near Gunshu. v .
Ounshu, May 15. A . squadron of
Japaneae, which haa been reconnott-
erlng deep into the Russian rear, en
countered and defeated a small de
tachment of Rusalana northwest' of
Ounchu Pass on May SI and on the
following day penetrated almost to the
station of Tanslatun, 10 miles north
of Ounshu. The appearance of the
Japanese so far from the base of sup
plies la taken as an Intimation of Oelr
desire for information preliminary to
turning their flank. Reporta of the
movement of Japanese In the direction
of TMtah&re, 100 miles west of Harbin,
have been received. '
PUBLICATION OP TREATY.
New Treaty Between Great Britain and
;"", Afghanistan Ready.
Lrndbr-Majt .The publication
of ah" authorUed translation ,.,of the
new treaty between Great Britain and
Afghanistan Wednesday morning. Is
provoking much- comtnent'a'nd ques
tion are being asked its to why a
spectab mission waa needed tocure
a mere renewal, of the engagement
entered into by previous treaty with
the late Ameer. Attention to drawn to
the fact that by 'this new treaty Great
Britain engaged herself to protect Af
ghanistan against unprovoked attacks,
an obligation which waa, ignored, by
Premier JBalfour In hla recent speech
on the defense of the empire.
The morning Poet asks whether the
forces are coming from for this pur
pose should Russia suddenly Invade
Afghanitsan with 200,000 , or more
Federation of miners.
Pledge Moral and Financial Support to
. Seattle Brewers,
Salt -Lake, May M. The convention
of the Western Federation of Miners,
which ia in session here, at the brief
ojttnj awsalon UUay, a 1 gtd, resolu
tions pledging the moral and financial
support ef the federation to the brew
ery workers of Seattle.
WILL BUILD RAILROAO.
Bids Called for to Construct Railroad
to Mining District
Belilngham, May 25. Call for bids
to clear the right of way for the ex
tension of the B. B. A B. C. railroad
from ita present terminus at Glacier,
seven miles to Nookaak fails In the
Mount Baker mining district, was
madej today. A large electric light
plant it being built at the falls.
Dm Whitfield May Dead.
Eureka, May 25. Dr. Whitfield May,
a recent arrival from Lyons, Kan., died
suddenly here today, presumably from
heart failure. He came her lately
from Ashland. Oie, with his wtf An
Inquest will be held. It ia aald he Is
DELHI IS CHAMPION
Noted Horse WlnsBrooklyn Hand
' leap and $16,000.
OSTRICH WON SECOND MONEY
Thirty Thousand! People en tht
Greunda to Witness One of the Most
Exciting Races ef the SeasonWin
ner) Enthusiastically Cheered.
New Tork. May 25. Dflhl. last
year's champion "mller," carried the
Keeney colors to an easy victory this
afternoon at Gravesend In the Brook
lyn handicap at one mire. The speedy
eon of Ben Brush thereby enriched his
own in the turn of tlMOO. while
Ostrich from the Boston stable, cap
tured second money, amounting to
$2000, and Graatallo of the Columbia
stableal candidate) won third money,
amounting to 11500.
About 30,000 persons were on tht
grounds and enthusiastically cheered
the winner. (The attendance was some
what less than the average oin handi
cap days. Delhi was the favorite in
betting and carried thousands upon
thousands of dollars of the public's
KANSAS OIL CASE,
Chargas Standard Oil Company Back
ef Bond Scheme.
ToprVa, May 25. The state haa pre
pared its brief In the suit Involving
the validity of the state oil bonds. All
briefs are to be filed' this week with
the supreme court and the hearing be
gins on June 5.
The slate makes charges that the
Standard Oil Company la really back
of the suit to declare the bonda in
valid and ar nominal defendants.
Great Northern to Construct a Branoh
Sioux City, May 25. L. W. Hill, vice
president of the Great Northern rail
road, accompanied by a party ot rail
way officials, arrived here today and
left In an automobile to look over the
proposed route of the Great Northern
extension to Omaha. Mr. Hill said
that no time would be lost in the con
struction nf the extension. -..
ROW IN FRANCE
Qurcli and State Question
Opposition to Handling Property
of the Church to the New
MEMBERS WAX ELOQUENT
M. Ribet, on Behalf of the Opposition,
Made an Eloquent Plea, , Pointing
Out the Danger Which Would Result
from Several Parochial Societies.
Paris, May 25. The debate In tiie
chamber of deputies ca the church and
state separation bill was the liveliest
that haa yet taken place and waa par
ticipated in by M. Rlbot, former pre
mier and now leader of the opposition;
M. Jaurex,' the socialist leader.nd M.
Pellentan. former minister of marine.
A section already passed gave the
church authorities the right to hand
over the church property to such
n?wly created society aa might be de
cided suitable to' carry oh the church
work with" the Tight ej appeal to tn
civil ceurta stwjwld dlsputo aa;is e
tween the several societies for the pos
session of the property. The commit
tee since thn accepted a revised text
of section six. abolishing the right ot
appeal to the civil authorities for de
cision In case of diaputea and sub
stituting a prefectual decree with final
appeal to the state council. . '
M. Rlbot in behalf of the opposition
made an eloquent plea In favor of the
original proviso, pointing out the dan
ger which would result from the for
mation of aeveral parochial societies,
all claiming the property ; of the
church, the destination ot which would
eventually be decided by political bias.
M. Juares agreed with M. Ribofa
opinion thus opposing the view of the
majority of hla party, while M. Pelle
ts a, argued that the amended tefct
prevented the church property remain
ing under the indirect control ot Rome,
Ita usage being decided by the major-.
Ity of believers forming the commun
ity. The debate went over until tomor-
N. C CONNER'S WILL.
i i ii i ;, - a f - a (
All ef His Prvpctity Willed te a Sister
and Five Childrtjn. ; -, , :
Zanesvtlle, 0 May 25. By th will
of N. C. Conner of Burlington. Ia, who
died at Gibraltar. Spain. April It.
where he waa seeking health, Mrs.
Elisabeth Gran nan, a sister, of this
city, and four children, are bequeath
ed the greater part of his estate, com
prising Kansas farm lands, Los An
geles fruit farms. Vancouver island.
and Burlington real estate, together
with- a Jewelry store at Burlington,
valued at $200,000. . - . ,
INSTRUCTION IN GERMAN.
Prominent , Russian Ministers Make
Important Recommendation, .
St. Petersburg, May 25. The com
mittee of ministers baa taken another
step toward satisfying the desire ot
the inhabitants ot the non-Russian
provinces for the use of their native
languages, by recommending to the
emperor that Inatructlon In German
be given In the middle schools in the
Baltic province. , -j
Examinations In Russian, however,
will still be necessary in order to ob
tain a diploma - permitting matricula
tion at the unlverattk.
POPE GIVES CONSENT.
Two Hearts With But a Single
Thought May New Wed.
Rome, May 25. Pope Plus X has
approved the decision of the congre
gatton ot the propaganda, to annul the
marriage of Marie Jennings Reld, o
New Orleans and Washington, D. C-j
whorls pow Prince-, Joseph Roaptg
Uoso to Colonef(f, L Parkhufsl. of
Bangor. jM The dWli-iorj'ol the pope
will nos rrmit .the prince and Prln.
cest Rosplglloso to contract a relig
MURDER AT WEDDING. -
Trouble in the Jewish Quarters Over e
.' , ("' . ;, Disorderly ..Houte.' ..... .
Warsaw, May 25 Four persona
bare been killed and JO wounded ta a
fight her betweyh. , Jewish workmen
and the Jewish keepers of disorderly
houses. Both tides used knives. .Th
dead and wounded were terribly mutl.
iated. The quarrel Is said to have
originated at a, wedding which took
place today. ,; , ( . ..;V ;
WANT RECIPROCITY. M
seWsiBSexe -x. s -
German Toot Makers Anxious to' Make
Terms With America. .
.Wiesbaden, May 25. The German
Association ot Machine Toot Manu
facturers has resolved to send a me
morial to Chancellor van Buelow,
pointing out the Importance of getting
a goodjgfiproaity treaty with the
United States. The petition Said that
th conclusion of such a treaty was,
all the more Important in view of the
fact that the treaties just concluded
with continental countries were not
favorable to Geramn machine tool
manufacturers and In view of the fur
ther fact that the demand had grown
universal in Germany tor the deuncla- '
Uon of the moat favored nation ar
rangement with the United States. The
association expressed Its approval of
the president's views.
, Author and Inventor Dead. ,
r New Tork. May 25. Charles Henry '
Webb, an author and lp vendor, who tor
two years edited a weekly paper in
San Francisco, called the California!),
Is dead at his home here, aged 71 years.
ROBBED THE TILL
Masked Man With Revolver Holds
up Spokane Saloon. "
INMATES ARE BADLY SCARED
Policeman Enter the Saloon and Af
ter Ascertaining the Facta, Pureuea
the Robbers and Several 8 hots Are
Exchanged With ne Results.
Spokane, May 15. A masked man.
with revolver In hand, walked Into the
Norden saloon at midnight, forced the
nine men and bartender to- hold up
their hands and coolly robbed the till
of 215. He dtd not moteat any of the
men, as near as can be learned. The
men were foreigners and' were to agi
tated, they .could hardly speak, their
own language, much leas English.'
Officer McQuillan entered the saloon
a few moments later, learnel of the
hold up and gave chase. The police
man and the thug ' exchanged nine
shots. Nobody waa hurt, nobody cap
tured; The. Norden saloon Is in the
business center of Spokane, only a few
blocks from the police station, . 5
DISCOVERED NEW FREAK,
Beneficiary ef Will of Jane Stanford
. Offer Reward, ; Jtf j
San Francisco. May, 25. The Ex
aminer today gives an account of ;a
reward of $1000 offered by Wei ten
Stanford of Schenectady, 1C T., for
Information leading to the arrest and
conviction of the parties responsible
for the death of the late Jane Lathrop
Stanford. Wetton Stanford is aald to
be a' nephew of the late Senator Le-
land Stanford and a beneficiary under
his will to the extent of 1100.000. Mrs.
Stanford In her will made no provision
for the blood relatives of Senator Stan
ford. ' '
The attorney here for Mrs. Stan
ford's estate says he can assign no
motive for the offer of this reward by
Welton Stanford, and that not any au
thority connected with the Stanford
estate has authorised him to do so.
Prominent Juror Dies.
New Tork. May 25. Edward Whee-
lan. lost survivor of the Jury in the
famous Beecher-Tllton case, la dead at
Me home in Brooklyn. He was former
ly a, prominent architect and builder,
but had retired Xrpra business. r
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