I THE MORNING ASTOMAN. ASTORIA. OREGON. SATURDAY, FEBRUA X Some of the Good Things Fresh This Season's Crop PIN MONEY PICKLES Ytry fin Mtiuanilla olivt tuffd with olivt. llanitnilla olivet. ttuffed with ritmento. Mammoth Queen olive, finest tvt r on the mtrket. Brian's Chill Sauce, Heine' I ndia RelWh. Something new and very fin. lleini a Pure Mlt Vinegar. Put up in quart bottle at A. V. ALLEN Where, they keep good thing (o eat, VAIN ARCHITECTURE America Uses Uttl Taste in Their Buildings. FEW BUILDINGS HAVE ART America lu Raa the Gaaatkt f Style From Gothic to Ctloaiai New Stractare Art Sooa Out tf Date and Ttra Dowa. END ASHY GRAFT. XEW YORK, Feb. i-Hugh M. G. Gardner of Chicago pok on "Agricul tural Style and American Life," be for the delegate of the architectural Lea gue of America last night. lie said that it architecture wa an indication of th character of a nation and that our ar chitecture wa vain, tawdry, and sham-Ming. At present then i a battle of ttrle and condition, he (aid. American ha run th gauntlet through th Gothic ad th dear old Louisea and th Co lonial, which appear with hay fever regularity. In ten year th best house art out of date and in twenty they are torn down. The accumulation which w Houm Ctmmittet t Military A Hair Iavtatigatt Condition. CHICAGO, Feb. t-A dispatch to the Tribune from Waahington, D, C, aay Th Hou CMumitttee on Military Affairs, of which Bcpmeatativa Hull, of Iowa, i chairman, ha determined to put an end to graft la th army. If Congre enact legudatioa in cordaac with it recommeadatioa mileage account can no longer bo peta rd, nor can army transport be used for excursion by official, or member Congress, or anyone else. The commit tee i searching for other leak ia th law which permit - diversion of money into th pocket of interested parties. "We estimate that $50,000 ha been paid out in mileage," said Represent' tiv Hull, "to which the recipient were not entitled. They got hold of th money by evading the law which Congres ha enacted for the epr- purpose of In troducing economy in transportation. The intention of Congress was to reduce the amount of money an officer shall receive who was under order to the Philippine. i '.'The law state specially that only actual expense shall be paid between the United States and it insular poa seoMona, but we have found that officer have been ordered to Nagasaki, Japan or Shanghai, or even down to Hongkong, and thence to Manila, traveling with th exception of the last leg, on govern meat transports. The hart received mileage when they should have been re imbuned only for their actual expense and the latter amount to about tl day while mileage for th trip amount tear dowa every Tear, t worth million of dollar; mora that any other nation, the hundreds. An officer going to spend ia th erection of new build A building it the fruit of a man' na ture, he went on. It i a mirror, not only of himself, but of the wholt peo 1 at any given time and place. The tain, tawdry and unseemly building reflect us. But there art a minimum of building which are sane, sound and wholesome. Th existence of the two opposing side denote the war between the influence of the Democratic idea and the threat ened oppression of the dollar. We should hart a school of architecture of nur two. Professor A. D. Hamlin of Columbia spoke on tlie "Relation of Decorative Sculpture to Architecture."' In the afternoon the delegate, the guest of the National Society of Mural Painters, made an excursion around the ertr. J. P. Morgan's art galleries ("iorhnm and Tiffany' new stores," id Chi eago architect, "are the thr best building on the contint-nt. The new custom house is very impoing; for it ae it is perfect; Manila via Europe receive over 9900 in imleagt. If ordered to Manila he goe direct from Ran Francisco and it cut down two-thirds." to wnr striex. The Yellow Fever Germ. has recently been discovered. It bears a tlo-e re'embbnee to the malaria germ To free the sytem from disease perm. the most effective remedy is Ur. Kings Xew Life Tills. Guaranteed to cure all dUeaxcs due to malaria poison and con stipation. 25c, at Chat. Roger' lrug More. There' a cure for old age, an excel lent and thorough one. There i noth ing sensational about it It is the b it the doctor ran find under existing cir iru distance. Hoi lister' Rocky Moun tain Tea. 35 cents, Tea or Tablets. Frank Ilart, druggist. COT HIS HAIR BACK. Was Pcrfeeilr Bald Win He Itarted U tJe BJwbr' HerjtleM Frederick Mannell, Maryland Mock, Butte. Montana, bought a bottle of New two's Herpldde. April , and began to tie It tor entire baldness. Tb balr fol licle In hi tcalp were not dead and In St day h had hair all over bit bead. On July 1 ho writs, "and todar my hair b a thick and luxuriant a any en coold wish." Kewbro' Herplcld work a an old principle d with a new dla eorery destroy the eu and you re aver th effect Herplcld destroy th arena that cause dandruff, falling hair, and Anally baldnes. t that with th eaua gone the effect cannot remain, t tope falling hair at once and a new growth starts. Bold by leading trtrrriat. Send 10c In stamp for sample Tbt Herplclde Co., Detroit. Mica. Kagl Drug hUue, iji-ioJ bond 8t Owl Drug Store, MS Com. St., T. F Laurra. Prop. "Special Agent." Printer Believe They Can Wis Over Strikt Breaker. CHICAGO, Feb. i Th printers be lieve they have evolved a scheme for winning strike breaker to the union rank without violating Judge Holdom' injunction! order. The plan consist in compelling the non-union men to make affidavits to th effect that they hare not been solicited io join the union. "We believe that will forestall any possibility of further contempt proceed ing on the ground of interference with the business or employe of the Typo thtae," said I're-ident Wright of the union vestcrdav. "We shall continue to take non-union member into the union bv this system hereafter." LIBRARY MEMORIAL. Chicago Univeriity tt Erect Library in Memory of Harper. Chicago, Feb. 2. The Harper memor ial) committee of the Hoard of Trus tees of the t'niverity of Chicago rec ommended to the tru-tees yesterday that the memorial take the form of gem-ral library building to cost 1, 2.V),000. All the friends of Pre-idciit Harper will be aiked to co-oj)erate in ( uriiiK the funds. It was recommended also, that the final resting place of the president's bodv be deoiirnutfd bv the wishea of the fu mil v. This leave, in some doubt the (tietion as to wheth.T the build in will serve s a mausoleum as well a. a memorial. APPOINTED DELEGATE. Mexico Name Maa to Attend Interna tional Poital Congre. MKXICO CITY, Feb. 2.Potmaster- Geni-ril Domingucz ha been appointed by the government a delegate to th In ternational Postal Congre to meet at Rome next month. Two other delegate have also been selected. The post office bureau is preparing plans for perfecting the potal service of this repniilic and the deb-gatea go instructed to look into the advanced method adopted by Euro pean powers. Senator Spooner wisely reserve the right to oppose Mr. Tillman without ap pearing a special pleader for anybody. Poultney Bigelow is reaping the re ward of a self-made martyr. A PECULIAR MANIA Crazy Woman Filb House With Costly Trash. HOUSE IS CLOSED 19 YEARS Woman Spend $15,0,000 Out of Fort tint of tj.00,000 for all Kind of Cottly Article Which Art Heaped ia Coa- futioa ia Her Horn. NEW YORK, Feb. t-Mor than !&0,OOO worth of good bought In New York City, oa shopping tour and stowed In room, closet aad hall ei- ly filling a largo four-story brownttooe aiansioB la Brooklyn, Wy for aiaeteea year unheeded. Lace were heaped upon calico, fur oa cotton, th dalatitt of linen aad ilka wtr stored with common house hold garment. SS00 gowns from th most fashionable of dressmaker wtr mid oa cheap mother hubbardt, tolid silver and cheap plate, tt most fragiU of china U were mixed with iron wart, crystal, and cut gla, with com moa glasswait all cast ta pile reach ing a high a tha ceiling, ttuffed ia closet and lying on th ttairt. Thit w the mult of a search of the "House of mystery," No. 17S tate street, Brooklyn. It tells of th mania of Mrs. Mary Cook, who died two week go in a Flushing sauitarium and it explain what became of pait of the oOO.UOO estate left to her by her hu band, twenty year ago. Th search wa conducted by J. II. Squibb, exeeu tor of Mr. King' estate. There wer no children born to the King and when Mr. King came out of mourning two year after her husband' death it was found she had developed an eccentricity of character bordering on insanity. She discharged all her ter vantt, she had th window and door of her home iron barred, and h it fused to receive visitor. Sht grew worst and at tha end of four years. about 1889 it wa thought best to tend her" to a sanitarium. At th timt she wa promised that no one ibould enter her home until after her death. When th court appointed a commit tee for her estate it Wa impoaibl to find more than 1250,000 ia a bank and he rtfused to tell what bad become of the rest. Tbert was then no thought of searching th house. Mrs. King died two week ago and by her will Mr. Squibb wt th executor. When the legal formalities wer con eluded be began a hunt for the missing ecurties and oa Thursday of lat week bo turned th key ia the rusty lock and entered the house. The astonishing discovery wa then made. LIST OF IMPOSTS. Jap net Import Art Increasing To Thit Country, S.W FRANCISCO, Feb, .-Th local appraiwr' office yesterday g out a lit of goods of tp!e quality that are now Wing imputed from Jit pan. The lit does not Include the regular alaytcs of that country, but article of almost every kind and description. The report how that the .lapane are encroach ing to an alarming extent i upon the Amerhwn trade. A few year ago none of these article came from Japan. Now they art Imported and sold her afti the duty I paid much the per than the American manufacturer ran turn them nub QUASH Burlington Attorneys Move to Quash Proceedings. ALLEGATIONS INSUFFICIENT Railroad ladicttd ta 8ttt Coaata Ofltr lag, Graating, Setthrlag, and Clvtng tf Rebtttt, Coactttitat aad DicrinU aatioa Cast Up la AprU. f A Piano umber Fret With Every $3.00 Parchue Clothes Bought it Wise's Pressed Free Except Saturday The End of the JANUARY vSALE Drawing' Near CEAKGS OF TDCI Tit Baltimort k Ohio Railroad Commencing Sunday, November IS. train No. 6, tht Royal Blut Limited, will loart Grand Central paaienger ttatloa, Chicago at S p. mH inttead of 3:30 p. m. and will arrivt ia Pittsburg at 8:33 a. m., Wuhington at 4:40 p. mH Baltlmor :S0 p. m. Philadelphia, 8: It p. m. New York 10:40 p. m. tbt amt aa with th old tchedule, thu reducing tht tlm ont hour and thirty minute. No txcet frt will be charged on thl fat limited train. All other trtln will arriv and depart the tarn a formerly. Stop-over allowed at Washington, Baltimort tnd Philadelphia, not to exceed ten day, at each place, on all firt-la through ticket. ELECTED PRESIDENT. CHICAGO, F.b. 2. All-rt M. John son, wlio has liern vice ptv.ulfnt or the National Life I mora nee Company for several years, ws elected it pifsl- dent at the annual meeting yesterday, held here. He succeeds II. M. Stamen, lio jrsve in his resignation in Decern- her bwause of impaired health, and is MJ gtrMt H,MiBJ tc now on me racmc roam. KANSAS CITY, Feb. 2.-The Burling on railroad freight tramo mamtger, tleoive IL Cosgrove, and Freight Broker leorge I. Thomas, replying to Indict ments returned against tbcui iu the frd era I court. Died motions to quash thr entiie proceeding. The Burlington had lien indicted on setrn nuints. It may he made Mven an.wers, all of them iden- icat in text and demurring on the jround that the allegation contained in the criminal suit brought against I hem w ere insiilllcient. In the inntance of Thoma, tl frei(!it broker, who is alleged to have had a deal oa with the Burlington, his clerk, Taggart, tnd Cosgrov, tbt Burlington's freight manager, moUoaa to qvuh were also flll. Afr" .tf rouiUnsr on (tit ground of insufficiency of altegitions, no reasonable certainty and "Because tht indictment charge no offense tgilnst the United State for th rriton that the alleged conspiracy liecame merged ia the completed offenses which ar alleged to have beta tht object of tht allemd cousuiracr, tb demurrer read i Because the objecta of tb alleged concert wer tht offense of offering, granting, receiving aad giving rebate concession and discriminations, which offense in themselves required a eon cert and participation of plurality of agent, and the said Indictment show, no concert or combination of permn other than that uecestary to commit th laid offense." These casea cannot now come up until the April term of court, as the jury has been dismisted for the present term. W SEE THAT 80Y ? Hi clothe are worn out but look at hi shoe. They ar still good, hecau.e th y r "Billy Buster Shoes" They hiv a sole that won't wear out While Reductions Are In Force While Assortments Are Good, Or Else You Will De Sorry. Merman Wise ASTORIA'S RELIAIJLE CLOTHIER i - 6g KB COPY Special sale of old standard pieces, vocal and instrumental Five Days Only, 6c per copy J. N. GRIFFIN t wii ii ici a O Beer. S. A, GIMRE, AGENT FOR THE DOUGLAS $M0E' A Helping Hand To Women There is help for every woman who lufTeri from headache, faint ties, depresiion, backache and other ailment during those timet when Nature make a heavy demand on her strength and vitality. Every woman ihould takt BiEGHAD'S PILLS to help her through thete trying period and to keep the yttem in a normal and healthy condition. The girl juit entering woman hood, and thoae of maturer year, find equal benefit from Beecham'i Pill. Taken at the firit ign of derangement, they give prompt assistance. Read the special directions fur women with every boa. old ETorjrwbor la Bos. It mm4 at. f riSHER'S OPERA HOUSE L. E. Selli, Lessee and Manager 2-NIGHTS-2 COMMENCING FRIDAY, FEB. 2 THE S0SCIAW COMIC 0PEEA COMPANY. Friday E?enlng-SoaiVs E Saturday Matinee GILBERT AND SULLIYAJ'S TH SATURDAY IVEKIHO- BALrES BALLAD OPERA, "TIE BOHEMIAN THrw vnrreit gmy... u. auaasi -I DKEAB MARBLE HALLS," "THEN YOU'LL SEMEMBErI v rutaau, lat HEART BOWED MIKADO." Capitan biRi." r I DWELT IN ME," "THE FAIR DfWH.' Kvening rrice-lleterred HeaU, gl.00, (JaUe, M etoU. Matine I,rht-AdulU, 60 cent) Children, 21 cenU. (n account of tbt heavy epenst of this enltgement th frt list will bt tntirely suspended with th except ,n of th rrea. Wrved rat Rait Opto Thurl.y Morning! 9 a. m., tt Hotfltr't Candy Stort. Curtain, 1:20 Carrlge, 10.45.