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VOLUME LVIV. NO. 204
ASTORIA, OREGON. FRIDAY, JUNE 9. 1905.
III I I 1 II 1 11 rtmf
Russian Emperor Willing
DEPHDS UPON JERMS
Czat Appreciates (he Friendly
Offices of Roosevelt As
ARE NOW WAITING FOR JAPAN
Japanese Minister Expr Hope tUt
Micaio Will Meet tht Prriident Half
Way and that Satisfactory Terms Can
tat Agreed upon by Both Nations.
Washington, Jim 8. The rur Im. at
last been beard from her ami the result
J. not unfavorable to pcaee. In a remit
niidicinw with Ambassador Meyer., the
-r indicated hi. willingncM to take
miliar adviscmeut the subject of peace
and '(prrMci warm appreciation of
Ambaaaador Meyer' friendly word.
Iklng a the pereoual envoy of l'r
Mr Meyer's reception wa character
J 1 by tba greatest cordiality and friend
dine and tbe ambassador' cablegram
to President Roosevelt giving a general
account of is wwUene is of a distinctly
hopeful tenor. Ambassador Meyer did
nut bring U St. i'etorsburg government
an offer of mediation, but a friendly of
fer of good will, a described by Count
Caesini. Farther than tkia it i. iiiipo...
ible to record the character of the cable
gram. Takhlra, the Japanese minister, called
1y appointment at the White House thl.
afternoon and apent half an hour with
the president. He we .till unable to
Rive the president the slightest indication
regarding the Japanene peace terms but
'believed he waa acquainted in a gvneral
way with the hopeful tone of Meyer'e
dispatch and with thit ai a lever the
hope I. expressed here that the Mikado
will meet the president half way in the
earnest eiTorU he la making to assist In
(bringing about early peace.
It ia not repeated that the aituation
twill change radically in the next day or
'two. Until aome indications come from
Japan of her attitude In the light of the
apirit shown by the czar, negotiation!
can hardly be expected to progress
Meanwhile, a powerful, though friendly
influence is being brought to hear upon
Japan to be miMlerate in her demand.
The Russian ambassador baa not yet
nnade any appointment with the presl
dent and It ia Impossible to obtain any
Information regarding the eabu-grams
(that have reached the embassy from St.
IPntnrsburg during the lust 24 hour..
Xatimatea Placi loaaea at 14,000
Captured at a,ooo.
Tendon, June 8. The Toklo corre.pond
nt of the Daily Telegraph aaya there
were ladle on board the hoepital chip
raptured by the Japaneae Including Vive
Admiral Rojeatvemtky niece, who a.ked
permieeion to nurae her uncle.
The correepondent nay that the total
Ruaitian caaualtiea in the naval .battle
were 14,000 pcriahed and 4,000 captured,
while 3,000 escaped. He add that a
large percentage of the prUonera are Buf
fering from diaeaae.
Annual Meeting Of th Western Feder
eration of Miner.
Salt lake, June 8. The annual conven
mention of the Western Federation of
Miner, cam lo an end today. The eon
vc nl Inn voted to continue the permanent
hcadurte. at Denver and to hold It.
next annual convention In Denver in lun
next, President fnarle II. Moyer nd
Secretary W. D. Haywood were re -elected
by a uiisnimoii. vote. The old ex
ecutive committee were retained in oltl
Vancouver Barrack, June 8. -The body
of Private Corbett Stolt, company ; H,
Fourteenth infantry, wa found today
hanging to ilifj limb of a fre near he
blnVera' quartere. On hi pcron
fottd (07.00 in money nd vhnk ply
able to hlmaelf for 1123.00. 8tot( re
cently re enli.ted for the 17th infantry.
The eaue of the auicide I. unknown.
Ppokane, June 8. A epecial to tbe
Spoke.nmu Itevlew from North Yakama
JoMph Whitley, a negro, ahot Charlei
Curtii, a white man, at Toppenlnh today.
The negro fired five .hot. and Curti waa
in.tantly killed. The cauae of the quar
rel W unknown. Whitley fled after the
.booting b'lt a po caplurfU him. He
now ia Juil at thl place. , "
' UmWia Floated
Vancouver, iJuti S-Tlie Kalian erui
cr I'lnbria, now t'MUfttf flritUh Columbia
water., arrived here todtf. She ran
aground while entering the (ijffbor but
got off at high tide, apparently none (lie
wure for the mialuip. J
Looking for a Successor to King
Osctr on Throne.
PRINCE CHARLES IS NAMED
Conaidertd Doubtful if Ha Will Accept
and King 0iar Hat Mada no DKlara
tion but Believed He can Be Induced
to Severe Hia JDedaion.
Copenhagen, June 8. The Norwegi
government, in view of King Oacar't de
nnne reiuaai 10 con.ider the oner or a
place to a prince of the houae of IV r
nadotte on the throne, wa privately ap
pnached by the Daniah royal family til
aacertain if an offer for the throne be
received by the member of it, preferably
Prince Char ten, eon of the Crown Prince
The general opinion ia expreaeed here
ia that auch an offer will be refused. Ac
cording to the reporta from Stockholm,
King Oacar may be induced to reveroe
hia deci.ion and favorably regard the
offer of the throne for a member of hi
houae. Leading Swedish politician are
much divided over the quextion, which
it I. understood will not tie definitely
aettled prior to the extraordinary e-
Authorutive information received from
Norwegian circle which renreeent a
majority of the Norwegian, oppoeed to
giving the throne to a prince of the houae
of Ilcmndottc, Mated that if King Oa
car definitely refused the throne for a
member of hia family, and if the Dani.h
royal family likewise refuaed to place
one of Ita princea on it, Norway would
become a republic. Ovation, in honor of
King Oacar continue at Stockholm, where
there ia a firm determination not to ree
ogniae the action a definitely achieving
dissolution of the union. Crowa Prince
(uatave passed through Copenhagen to
night on hi way to Stockholm from Ber
lin. He appeara much concerned over the
situation. The Aaociated Presa learn
that Gustavo had. a long interview on
the crisis with Emperor William before
he left Berlin and understood that the
emperor waa not unwilling to interfere
in favor of the Swedish dynasty. Au
thority intimately connected with the
emperor confirms the rumor that he hat
abandoned bla trip to Norway at the re
quest of Crown Prince G uatave. The
general opinion I that the crown prince
ia more reconcilable to Norway' disso
lution than la hia father and there is no
doubt that he induced King Oacar to veto
the consular bill
BHD IN HI
Overland flotel at. Myrtle
1IATT1E DEMENT DEAD
Several of the Guests Burned and
More or Less Injured By
CAUSED BY INCENDIARYISM
Many People Jump From the Building
Lotting all Their Effect the Flame
Spreading With Great Sapidity and
Quickly Consumed tb Structure
Koscbnrg, Jufi H. The Overland" hotel
at Myrtle creek wa destroyed by Are at
an early hour this morning 11U. Hattie
Dement, mm of the proprfetur, was
burned to death and several other per
son were more of le burned or injur
ed, and a number of ether narrowly ea
mped with their live rVr jumping from
the burning building, leavrtfg their effect
to the flames.
The origin of the fire can not be learn
ed, although from statement of the
night clerk and other employe that there
were no lighta in the hotel, the belief is
growing that it wa of incendiary origin.
The hotel consisted of an old building
and an annex. The flame spread with
remarkable rapidity, many of the occu
pant being compelled to jump from the
Window fop afety. Mi Dement, the
young woman who lost her life, died In
bed. The property waa valued at $12,000
It haa not been learned whether there
waa any in.urance.
Philadelphia Editor Spring! Politics
Gutherie, Ok la., -June 8. The action of
James A. Benn, city editor of the Phila
delphia North American, injected state
politics into hia address before the Na
tional Editorial Association today which
caused a fight in the Pennsylvania dele
gation which may be carried before the
association tomorrow. The subject ot
Benn' addree was "Muulea in Penn
aylvania." Hia attack were directed against th
late Senator Quay and hi biographer.
Governor Pennypacker. Hi action took
Quay's friends in the convention com
pletely by surprise. Tonight Quay's
friends assert that they will present res
olutions tomorrow condemning Benn'
course. Among other speakers wa J. W.
Carr. of Anderson, Ind.
Will Be the Guest of Saveral Educational
Boston, June 8. President Roosevelt's
two visit to Massachusetts thit month
will be taken up by college commence
ment. On Wednesday, June 21, he will
attend the exercise at Clark college
and Holy Cross college
On Thursday, June 22, the president
will attend the commencement exercises
at William college returning immediate
ly to Oyster Bay
On Thursday, June 27, he will arrive
at Cambridge the guest of Bishop Law
rence and will participate in the cele
bration in the 25th anniversary of the
clasa of '80. President Roosevelt will
take part iu the Harvard commencement
exercise on June 28.
Marine Hoipital Service Will Makt an
Honolulu, June 8. Surgeon General
Wyman, of the bureau of public health
and the marine hospital service and Gov.
Carter will sail next Frilay for the Mo
lokai leper settlement where Mr. Wyman
will Investigate the condition prevailing
there and select a lite, one mite square
for the federal station which ia to be
established at the station under an act
of the last congress.
ECLIPSE OF TS1 SUIT.
Government Will Sua Expeditift to !
Unit of SdtBM.
frtw York, June l.-Bea 'Admiral C.
N. Cheater, superintendent of the naval
observatory, today hoisted bis flag on
the cruiser Mjnaeapoli; which, with the
gunboat Mi!, and thV collier Ceasar
will aait in a few day with tbe expedi
tion which i to observe the eclipse of
the un on August 29 and 30 for tbe gov ;
Station will be established at Bona.
Algeria, and Valencia, Spain. One of
the witl be in charge of Captain John
A. Morris, and the other of Professor
Bigelow, of the weather bureau.
ANOTHER TRAIN WRECK.
Through Train on Grand Trunk Wrecked
Flint, Mich., June 8. The through
train on the Grand Trunk railroad bound
tut Chicago from the east was wrecked
near Da?4rt Vfutf by the spreading of
the rail. No oile f jci'M but several
passenger were injure'ii'
James Castello Drowned Off the
Moteth of Coquille River.
GASOtUNE LAUNCH WRECKED
A Launch Waa' Grosetag CoNaU Bay
th Baavy Sea AfftmKiy Disabbd
the Engine arid Carried On Frail Craft
Onto tht thtHUt ot ftitf
Marshfield, June . Jtfmey Castello, d
pioneer of Coo county who' home is
at Bandon, and William JWrie, young
man living at Port Orfortf, wee drowned
by the wrecking of a gasoline launch- to
day while going to sea fishing on the
ground off the mouth of the Coquefh
A the launch wa crossing Coqwfle
Bay the heavy seas apparently disabled
the engine and carried the frail craft
ont to the rock of the south petty. The
life saving crew endeavored to reach the
unfortunates but before they could get
to the place the launch waa ground to
pieces and Costello was beaten to death
on the rocka Harris bodv wa not
Made Fait Time.
Pittsburg, June 8. Four hundred and
sixty-eight miles between Chicago and
l'ittaburg over the Pennsylvania lines
covered in 440 minutes today by a special
train It was a counterpart of the Penn
sylvania special, the new 18-hour train
between Chicago and New York.
Paris, June 8. M. Lamothe, minister
resident in Cambodia, today addressed
the Colonial Society upon the subject ot
the American policy in the Phillipine.
He dwelt upon the excellent civil admin
istration and the wide spread education
of the native.
Grand Rapid Flood.
Grand Rapids, Mich., June 8. Reports
from the flooded basin of the Grand rivet
north of this city indicate that the worst
is over. The river is beginning to fall
Tacoma Seattle 2, Tacoma 5.
San Francisco Oakland 0, San Fran
Los Ang.ile Portland 9, Lo Angeles
uvu eimmr Sen I tne gent!
A CALIFORNIA WIDOW
Willed her Millions to Her Only
Child but Will Mysteriously
AN0THERJ ATTORNEY CRAFT
Majority of Contested Will ar Front
California Millionaire When Ille
gitimacy ia Paramount to Legal Heirs
for Benefit of Lawera.
- r - v
Ne York, cfurte 8A will contest in
volving between $7,000,000 and WX0.
i)0O; U said to be among the possibilitie!
before" .the estate left by Mrs. Charity
Ffavward, of California, is settled. Mr
HayWrd, the widow of Alonxo Hayward.
a multevillhinaire, died on June 1 at the
home of hef niwe',' Mrs; John S. Henry,
in Newark, whetlr attacked1 by pneumonia,
When the new of hef death reached
California her attorney eVfegrapferf that
Mrs. Hayward had mdV i Will before
leaving borne in which her only child,
Mr. Emma Rose, of New York City, was
th sole beneficiary.
It is now claimed that a new paper is
in existence making great changes in the
distribution of the estate. This will
said to have been drawn up the day be
fore Mrs. Hayward died and it will be
offered here for probate. Mrv Emma
Rose, the sole beneficiary under the Cali
fornia will, ia the wife of Andrew W,
Rowe, a wealthy New Yorker.
Amal Convention of Lithographers held
5ew Yorfc, June 8. A committee from
th evstcrd branch of the Employing
Lithographic Asociatiog has visited the
annual convention of the Lithographic
Artist, Engravers and Designer League
of America, now in session here. Sec
retary Smith in addressing the conven
tion on belmlf of the Association recalled
the fact Wiat the league' members are
the highest paid men in the business and
declared that the employers' association
is working to raft the industry to the
highest standard and could be greatly
helped' by the co-oper.tion of the work
W'e are' not fighting the labor organi
cation,"' he said, "and we want the men
to realize that mutual government Is
best for both side. As to apprentices,
we want boys w ith a natural ability for
it, as the best mean of perfecting the
industry and bringing lithography up to
the highest standard."
The convention" will end it session on
Secretary Morton Appointed to an Im
New York, June 8. Secretary of the
navy, Morton, who ia to retire from the
cabinet Julv 1, to become the head of the
Metropolitan Subway Syndicate, ha ar
rived here to make hi first survey of the
Held of his future operations.
He will make an automobile tour over
the routes of the underground lines w nicl
John B. McDonald, as chief eontractoi
for the Metropolitan, expects to build.
On his tour he will be accompanied by
Mr. McDonald and other men interested
in the syndicate.
Besides diiving over the entire routee
through th Manhattan, Mr. Morton wil
make a tour of the Bronx, looking ovei
the territory there which the proposed
ines expect to develop and will endeavor
cure for .11 bowel and stomach dis
to get an ilea of prospective connection
with railroad and other line. His In
vestigations probably will consume ev
RuaaUa Dtftlt Not Effect Gayety
le RoasUa Capital.
St Peter. burg, J on g. According to a
correspondent at Vladivostok the Ru.
Ian naval disaater and tba anticipated
beginning of the eeige of Vladirostokj
are ia no way reflected ft the
of the popqlatlftj fin (h reet there ja
HMI nia and tm,t!e of hp prqme
oadiHf fPf d, Vbjla t njgh pjf;
u, comic opera and. daqot MU are,
running at full blat- Th respondent
close hi comment with taytng:
"What U itf PJwnfrn cr indiffer-
Mt of the Great Ration. Hop 7r
Conaunutioo of Peace.
Pari, June 8,-Tbe report that Ru,.
U ha taken steps to learn through her
ambassador Japan's peace term fur
ther strengthens the hopeful view pre
Official circle remain silent regarding
further tep that may be taken How
ever, It wa said that Ambassador Nelid-
off will adopt discreet tuesrls ef learning
through th French authorities and the
Japanese legation what basis of adjust-
ment is possible.
Skirmishes in Manchuria Between
Russians and Japanese.
WITH THE ;USUAL RESULTS
Russian Maka an Attack on the Jap-
ueat, at xepuiaed, Bat Supposed to
Bt only a Recoaoitering Party Who
Maka Haaty Retreat
Tokio, June 8, I P. M.-Imperial armr
headquarters made the following an
"At 11:30 o'clock on the moraine- of
June 7 a bodv of Russian, anm ion
strong advanced from the direction of
Sumiaotsz, about a mile and a quartei
east of Yinyipienmen, but were met and
repulsed by us on an eminence lyint
north of that place. The enemy fled in
confusion toward Nienyiling, several
mile northeast of Yinyipieneroen.
"One soldier and two saddle horses
"With the exception of skirmishes be
tween scouts on both sides there is no
change to report el8ewhee.',
SOLID GOLD BRICK.
Sensational Suit Brought Against Cali
Chicago. June 8. The Great Western
Gold Conipnny, of California, with head
quarters at Cedar Rapids, Iowa, haa
brought suit against the estate of the
late Peter L Kimberly, the millionaire,
who died toddenly in this city last Sun
Ia the declaration the assertion is
made that by entering into a conspiracy
with former officer of the gold company
Kimberly sold to the Great Western
Gold Company for $2,000,000 property
worth not more than to00,000.
Property Valued at 1 150,000 Probably
Boston. June 8. The last will of the
late J. Montgomery Sears, Boston's larg
est tax payer, which dispose of an es
tate of about 123.000,000, has disappear-
Mr. Stars' attorney turned the doe
uraent over to him several months ago.
Manila. June 8. Two Japanese ship
have pust passed the entrance to Lingay
en Gulf and are speeding wuthward,