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VOLUME LVIV. NO. 257
PRICE FIVE CENTS
ASTORIA, OREGON, MONDAY SEPTEMBER 4 1905.
German Authoroties Ful
ly Prepared to Handle
UNITED STATES IS WATCHFUL
Trana-shipment of Rusaian Immigrant!
Hai Been Suspended ta Infection Waa
Improbable Germane Hold America
Haa to Grounds for Disquietude.
Ilcilln, Sept. 3.-Ir. NiN'bl, the har
bor physician of Hamburg, today tjlc
graphed i "The trans-shipment of Ru
aian emigrant ha been siiemlcd at
Hamburg from this time forth, a chol
era infrrtion i Improbable, Three end
fimnl4 who were to Mil lat Thursday
on tin steamer Moltke for New York
4 vert landed hcra ami am under medi
ml olmcrvation. I am convinced that all
mean of opposing the cholera are now
in use ami we hold that the American
have no rotiml fur disquietude In re
gard to the cholera getting beyond our
control a wit are fully prepared to
handle the disease in every way. In
fact, the government has long reckoned
on the present situation, and a circular
dispatch wan went by the inirlal de
partment of the Interior to the Con
federate states in .lanuary, calling at
tention to the poMihility of cholera, and
requeuing (hem no to be unprepared
to deal with the aituation.
"Resisting the spread of cholera" the
official director aaid, "haa become much
easier under the imerll epidemic law
of June 30, 11)00, Riving the health au
thorities proper ower. Th"se powers
liave wvn fully exercised in sequester
ing person that have cholera or have
liccn exNMed to it, or who hav doubtful
symptom, and in watching over per
son and property employed in trallic
4 on the rivera Weichsel, Hrahe and Nctte,
and on the Bromlierg canal."
New York, Kept. 3. The first vessel
to arrive from Hamburg nine the ap
. pcarance of cholera in Germany wa de
tained in quarantine for two hours to
day while the health officer subjected
the pa-senger and crew to a rigid ex
amination. The vessel wa absolutely
clear of illness.
Imdon, Scd. .1. The port aanitary
authorities are adopting all the neces
aary measure to deal with a possible
invasion of cholera. A large medical
atalT 1 detailed to examine all vessel
entering the Thame. Some of the
liew'HpnHr are calling upon the govern
ment to take measure of exclusion
against all Russian emigrant.
INFESTED WITH PLAGUE.
Zanzibar, Sept. 3. The health author
ities of thl city declare the pln.ee to le
' infected with plague. There have been
SEVEN THOUSAND HOMES
Constantinople, Sept. 3. A Are which
broke out Saturday night in the City
of Adrianople came near wiping the city
off the face of the map and aa It wan,
the Creek, Armenian, Bulgarian and
Jewish quartern, conaUting of over 7,000
liousee, were , completely destroyed be
ten can reported among the native
with Ave death.
MUTINOUS SAILORS TRANSFERRED
St. Petersburg, Sept. 3.-Tha 1,000
sailors who participated In the mutinou
disorder at l.ihau and in the Itlack
ra are to be transferred to the army
and wnt to the Far Kat.
RIOTING IN LIBAU.
Departure of Reservists Marked by Bat
tie Ten Were Killed.
l.lUu, Sept. 3. The departure of the
reservUta Saturday night wa marked
by a ocialitic rioting in which ten
ieron were killed and SO wounded.
The agitator fired from a Iioiimi um
the militia, who replied with volley.
The cavalry then charged, uing their
uW on the crowd. One policeman
wa kilted and M-veral noldiera were
I BY FERRY BOAT I
HudMn. X. Y., Kept. 3.-The
Minnlt ateamer, Young America,
wa run down and mink by the
ferryltoat tieorge . Power, and
in the confusion ubsiicnt to
the accident a number of pa-
acngera were drowned Ix fore they
could lw reached by the crew of
the ferry boat. , Thoae w ho were
drowned are: Mary '. lleddel,
Jennie I Bell and Sarah Brown, 0
all of New York city, and Mar-
garet Mackay, Oxaekie.
American Influence Shown
Promotion of Boycott.
America Loaaea Up to Middle of Au-
goat Waa Half Million Dollar-Waa
Promoted by Young Men Trained ia
American M tsionary Schoola.
Victoria, II. V.. Kept. 3.The arrival
from China today atate that while the
boycott i yet cfiou, there are tign
of it weakening. It i Knrted that the
merchant acck to deal aurrrptitiouidy
with the American and cac ore quot
ed where contract have l'cn made and
ante dated prior to July IS, when t'.ie
Iwiycott la-gan. Tiie .)apnnce Advertiser
rejMirt thnt the ) austained by the
American merchants at Shanghai up to
August 10 has amounted to one half of
a million dollars.
At Soo Chow, the Chinese merchant
turned over all the American good in
hia atock for a public burning at night
in front of til temple. The good
burned were mostly cigarette and
The North China Daily New point
out that the Influence of American train
ing i strongly shown in the manner in
which the boycott i being promoted, aa
a major part of the organization ia car
ried on by young men now traveling in
the American misionary school.
fore the obsolete fire fighting method in
use could prevail.
Owing to the atanding enmity exist
ing between the Turka and the Ar
menian, there ia a strong suspicion that
the fire waa the work of incendiaries.
Of the lo, which waa enormous, no
accurate estimate can be obtained.
RULERS TO APPROVE
Treaty Not In Force Un
ACTUAL TERMS ARE SECRET
Enroya Are Anxioua to Sail for Home
in Order to Receive Conformation of
Their Work by Their Respective Em
peror M. Witte Makea Statement.
Portsmouth, Sept. 3. Though the
work, of engrossing the treaty ha al
ready legun, controversies over the
phraseology still continue and there
were several conference held today be
tween le Martin and Dennison, the dif
ferences being referred for adjustment
to the principals.
The Japanese are proving great stick
lers pr words, and they cling tenacious
ly to their idea. Careful preparation
and concise methods haa been the secret
of their successes on land and sea, and
in the diplomatic struggles at Ports
mouth these same qualities are dis
In the sitting of the conference
Baron Komura always stated the Jap
anese position upon a given point with
great rare, and when M. Witte, whose
methods were entirely different, would
try to draw out length! explanations
he would stick tenaciously to hia previ
ous statement. M. Witte never brought
papers with him. He met everything
in an offhand way, stating hi views
bluntly, and never asking time to con
sider, while Komura on the other hand,
could with the greatest difficulty be In
duced to enter into an argument, for
speaking slowly, he would recat over
and over again what he had first stated.
Several time M. Witte would say: "Yea,
I understand what you say, but what do
you mean; what i your real object?"
Then Komura would go back and restate
the proposition almost exactly n it
Huron Komura would sometime catch
M. Witte off hi guard and provoke him
into making statement which were al
ways eagerly seized upon. A a final
resort, Ilaron Komura was always
ready with a written solution of the
qurstlon and would produce it sudden
ly, saying: "This is what we propose.
What have you got to offer t" Then the
value of hi preparation and foresighted
nesa became apparent, as M. Witte sel
dom had a crystalizinl counter proposi
tion to make.
While a full aynopsis of the treaty
ha Wn cabled to the respective gov
ernments of the two countries the actual
text will not be known at Tokio or St
Petersburg until the plctiipoten,tiarics
arrive. M. Witte will personally convey
the text to St. Petersburg and Ilaron
Komura to Tokio.
This is the reason why both are
anxious to get home as soon a possible,
as the treaty will not go into force until
the two emperors have signed it. The
text will not 1 made known to the
public at Portsmouth, and If it ever is,
it will be after it haa received the ap
proval of the two emperore.
M. Witte, when questioned upon this
subject, remarked: "You ar at lib
erty to announce both in Europe and in
America that we are willing to make
the Treaty of Portsmouth' publio aa
soon as the new Anglo-Japanese treaty
is given to the world."
The signing of the treaty is to be a
very exclusive affair, it having been
decided that beside the plenipotentiaries
and their seerftaries there will be pres
ent only Assistant N-retary reirce, rep
resenting the president; (iovernor Me
lane of New Hampshire, the mayor of
Portsmouth, Admiral Mead, the com
mander of the navy yard and the com
mander of the United State ship in
PRESIDENT RECEIVES THANKS.
Rumora of Japanese Emperor's Diaaatia
faction Were: Falae.
Oyster Hay, Kept . 3. President
Roosevelt tlay received from the em
peror of Japan hi warm thanks for his
"disinterested and unremitting effort
in the interests of peace and humanity,"
and the expression of the Japanese em
peror's "grateful appreciation of the dis
tinguished part the president bad taken
in the establishment of peace in the
Far Kast. The cablegram from the
Japanese emperor put an end to the
rumors that the emperor was dissat
isfied with the term finally concluded
by his plenipotentiaries with those of
th eemperor of Itussia. He accords
President Roosevelt full credit for the
part he took in bringing about a peace
upon principles which are essential to
the permanent welfare and tranquility
of the Far Kast."
EMPEROR TELECRAPHS LINEYITCH
God'a Command Forbida Him Again
Putting to Test Valor of Army.
St. Petersburg, Sept. 3. The emperor
on Friday last telegraphed General Line
vitch as follows: "Japan on August 21)
yielded all our conditions, but has asked
for a return of that portion of Sakha
lein now occupied by the Japanese
troop, and which i the part held by
Japan until 1875, and then ceded to
"My self-sacrificing army has with'
stood the assault of a numerically au
perior enemy in Manchuria during the
hist 19 months with utmost bravery,
and under your leadership the army was
reorganized and strengthened and is now
greater than before. I and all Russia be
lieve in the strength of my glorious
army and its readiness to sacrifice itself
for the fatherland, but my duty to the
people as entrusted to me by God com
mands me not again to put to test the
valor of Russian men in order to retain
the half of a remote island. I have,
therefore, accepted the preliminary peace
JEROME REFUSES TO
RUN FOR MAYOR.
New York, Sept. 3. In a statement is
sued at his home in Lafceville, Conn., to
night District Attorney Jerome, men
tioned as a citizens' union candidate for
mayor of New York in the coming elec
"I will not under any circumstances
l? a candidate for the office of mayor at
the forthcoming election."
In a previous statement Mr. Jerome
said he desired to be an independent
candidate for re-election to the district
PROMINENT PEOPLE INJURED
IN AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT.
Automobile Plunges Over an Embank
. ment Injuring Four.
Covington. Ind..,. Kept. 3. John Har
rison, the editor of the Danville (111.)
Commercial News;, his mother, Mr.
Minta Harrison and Colonel and Mr. J.
II. Harrison of Ottawa, Kan., were all
badly injured near here this afternoon,
Harrison's automobile plunged over an
embankment. All will recover.
COACHES JUUMP TRACK.
Six or Eight Persona Are Slightly In
jured aa a Result.
Pueblo, Colo., Sept. 3. Sewn coaches
and a baggage car of the Santa Fe-Chi-cago
limited jumped the track one mile
east of Boone this afternoon. Six or
eight persons were injured, but none
Tortland, Sept. 3. Oakland 3, Port
land 2. ,
Tacoma, Sept. 3. Los Angeles 1, Ta
San Francisco, Sept, 3. First game:
Seattle 7, San Francisco 6. Second
garnet Seattle 0, San Francisco 2.
Lowest Number ofNew
Cases in Thirty
MANY " EVADE QUARANTINE
Confidence h Crowing in New Orleans
and Every Indication Tenda to Prove
That the Fever Ia Checked No Feara
of Asiatic Cholera.
New Orleans, Sept. 3. Official
report up to 6 p. m.; New cases
29, total 2,074; deaths 3, total
287; under treatment, 305; cases 4
discharged, 1,432. 4
New Orleans, Sept. 3. For the first
time in over a month the number of
new cases of yellow fever were in the
twenties. A feeling of confidence that
the fever is being wiped out is grow
ing. The country aituation, while not
what it should be, is improving some
what, though the discovery of new foci
has caused anxiety. Despite the rigid
regulations, it is believed that many per
sons have succeeded in getting into New
Orleans from country places.
A report from the board of health at
Mexico City states that there ia only
four cases of yellow fever in that sec
tion of the country and -thai no fears
are felt in regard to an outbreak of
cholera through the arrival of a num
ber of people from Hamburg.
CREATES HAVOC I
Barcelona, Sept. 3. A bomb
exploded this afternon on the
marine parade, which was
thronged with holiday makers.
The victims numWed 21, in-
eluding one woman killed and
five persons mortally wounded.
The perpetrutor of the outrage is
COSSACK AND TARTAR MEET.
Times Correspondent Sends Account of
London, Sept. 3. A Tiflis correspond
ent of the Times says that in a series of
encounters which occurred at that place
September 1, 11 Cossavks, 85 Tartars
and ten Armenians were killed. The
Cossacks and Armenians fought togeth
er against the Tartars.
Ashland, Wis., Sept. 3. The five men
who left the wreck of the freight steam
er Sevonia in a small boat are believed
to have been lost in a furioua gale now
prevailing on Lake Superior. Another
boat from the same steamer containing
11 people have reached the shore after
battling with the heavy seaa all of Fri
day night. Six members of the crew,
including the captain, two mates, two
wheelmen, and a deckhand, are still on
CREAT CROWDS VISIT
Britt Is Slightly Overweight but Con
siders Himself in Good Condition.
San Francisco, Sept. 3. Great crowd
attended the Britt and Nelson training
camps today and the favored ones were
permitted to see the pugilists at work.
Britt is doing a light kind of exercise.
He is a few pounds overweight, and will
keep at that point until a day or two
before the match. He consider himself
to be in good condition for the coming
fight. Satisfactory reports come also
from the Nelson training quarters.
SHAH APPRECIATES WELCOME.
Visits Imperial Family and Is Enter
tained at Dinner.
St. Petersburg, Sept 3. The shah of
Persia vUited the imperial family at
Peterhof this afternoon and was enter
tained at dinner at tne palace. During
the dinner the emperor proposed the
health of the shah in warm terms of
friendship and the shah expressed hU
profound thanks for the welcome ac
Portland, Sept. 3. Western Oregon
and Western Washington: Monday,
Rome, Sept. 3. The Associat-
ed Press is requested to state
that the reports that have been 4
circulated to the effect that there
have been great thefts of the
Vatican treasures are absolutely
Bandit Tribes War with Each
Other-French Jew Murdered.
Tribe of Angora Bandits Raid Villages
of Bandit Raisuli and Drive Away
Cattle and Sheep Raisuli Pursues
and Battle Occnrs.
Tangier, Sept. 3. A powerful tribe
of Angoras are seeking to force the
brigand, Raisuli, to meet them in open
battle. The Angoras have raided three
villages which are under Raisuli's au
thority near Tangier, carrying off large
herds of cattle and sheep. Raisuli then
collected a band of his followers and
started in pursuit, and on hia overtak
ing them skirmishes ensued, in which
j several men on both aides were killed
and wounded. The Moroccan authorities
, are powerless to quell the disturbances
and owing to the lawlessness which pre-
vails the suburbs of Tangier have been
: deserted by the Europeans.
A French Jew was found murdered
Saturday night, but the murderers have
LOST IN FURIOUS GALE
the wreck, and it is feared that they
may succumb before assistance reached
later There ia now every Indication
that 11 Uvea were lost aa a result of the
wreck of the Sevonia. , The tug Har
row, with a rescuing party returned at
nothing waa seen of the men on Uie
boat. It is believed that Captain Mc
Donald, First Mate Darwin, the second
mate, and two watchmen have beers