THE MORNING ASTOlUAN, ASTORIA, OREGON. FRIDAY, JULY ij, ijofl. HEABQUARiraS' F0B "HASOFTS FRUIT JARS PINTS 70c per Doien QUARTS 80c per Down HALF GALLONS J.lt.io per Doien JAR TOPS ........ .. ... .. .. 5t per Doien JAR RUBBERS .loc. per Do mo, 3 Doten for ije COVERED JELLY GLASSES . .. 35c and 40c. per Doien A. V. AIJLEN'S SOLE AGENT BAKER'S BARRINGTON HALL STEEL CUT COFFEE. NEWS OF OREGON AND THE NORTHWEST. OnlEOFOlRSPECIALTIES WALL PAPER Best Selection in tne City at the Low . est Prices , , . JAPANESE MATTINGS Just the Thing for the Floor of Any Room; Easily Kept Clean , ; "-." : . PREPARED WALL BURLAPS For the Den or Dining Room. Made in , - Beautiful Shades . , A Large Assortment of Room Mouldings and Plate Rails B. F. ALLEN 6 SON ITCHIHG SCALP FALLING HAIR Came Out Constantly Hair Finally Had to Be Cut to Save Any Scalp ' ", Now in Good Condition and No More Itching Another Effective in i 11. CURE BY THE ; .' v CUTICURA REMEDIES (MYSTERIOUS death MAUMEE . , I will gladly give you all the infor tnation concerning toy case. ' I used the Cuticura Soap and Ointment, for, diseased ecalp, dandruff, and constant falling of hair. Finally I had to cut my hair to save" !OTiy at all. Just at that time I read about the Cuticura' , Remedied. ' Once every week I sham - pooed my hair With the Cuticura, Soapj and I used the DMment twice week.1 In two months'' time my hair was lone enough to do up in Erertch twist. Thai is now five years "ago, and I have a lovely head: of hair,- The length k six inches below my waist line, my scalp is in Very, good condition, and no more dandruff or .itching of the scalp. I used other remedies that were recommended to me as good, but with no results. If you wish to publish any of what I have written you, you are welcome to do so. I am, respect fully, Mrs. W. F. Griess, Clay Center, Neb., Oct. 23, 1905," FRofi THE HOUR OF BIRTH Mothers Should Use Cuticura . Soap, the World's i Favorite Mothers are assured of the absolute Eurity and unfailing efficacy of Cuticura oap and Cuticura Ointment, the great Skin Cure, in the preservation and puri fication of the skin, scalp, hair, and hands of infants and children. For baby ecze mas, rashes, itchings and chafings, as well as for annoying irritations and ulcerative weaknesses, and many Ban a-, tive antiseptic purposes which readily suggest themselves to mothers, as well as for all the purposes of the toilet, bath, and nursery, Cuticura Soap and Cuticura Ointment are priceless. Sold throuthout the world. Cuticura few Kc., Oint ment, ilk:., Hraolrnt, .(! form of Cnocekte Coated Pilli, Sic. prt ial of , may bt had of all drefguU rottn Druj and Chun. Corp., Snle Prop,.. Boaton, Maaa. r Mailed tree, " Xh Oreat Cuttau SUb Book." BODY OF 1 7-YEAR-OLD CLABA STRAYER AND HOUSEKEEPER FOUND FLOATING IN MAUME . RIVER SUSPICION FOUL PLAY. CHICAGO, July 12. A dispatch to the Record-Herald , from , Toleda,''. 0 says Following the supposed suicide of 17' year-old Clara Strayer, in the Maumee river' Monday, was the discovery yester day of the body of Kate Winover, house keeper lor the. girl's father, whom the daughter looked upon as a step-mother, floating in almost the same place as the corpse of Miss Strayer, when drowned. Mourners returning from the faneral of Miss Strayer found the housekeeper's body, Lincoln Strayer, the girl's father, is a farmer, living near Grand Rapids, Ohio, a few miles up the Maumee. . His wife died when the- girl was a babe in arms, and since that time Katie Winover has been the family housekeeper, ' On the river bank this note was found: "I am buried in the old Maumee. I am going to mother. Bood bye. Clara.". A search then revealed the body. Tuesday, there was found in almost the same spot a note in an entirely different handwriting which read: "Dear papa, I want to bid you and all the friends good bye. I expect to 'go and live with mama ' for you know how I, am treated by Katie. Your loving daughter, Clara." ,,The two notes which experts say were written by different persons and the death of the Winovep woman, who might have supplied the mystery, are puzzling the police. The housekeeper disappeared Tuesday night. , FAMILY QUARRELS IN LINN COUNTY BROKEN WINDOW CAUSES A STRIKE AT ALBANY ALBANY. Or- ..July 12.-A stone 'ALBANY,' Ore., July .14. Family struck by a workman's pick in such i a,.w. imn Uu) prlw,,Jl ftttura , th,j lumiiifi mihi iv nu inriiwii do ippj, ami through a plate glass window has caused a strike mid is the basis of trouble which may have to be settled in the court. A small force of men were re pairing the track of the Albany Street Railway on First street Tucwltiy, when a workman dicing with a pick strm-k a stone on the side. It was buried with considerable force and crashed through a window of the store of the Albany Hardware Company. Yesterday" the workmen attempted, to get the manage ment of the street railway to pay the damage, amounting to $173, but the de mand was refused and the , workmen "truck. It is now a mooted question a to who shall pay for the broken window. . SODAVILLA TO BE SEAT OF LEARNING ALBANY. Ore., July 12Artieles of incorporation were filed in the County Clerk's office yesterday for the Mineral Springs College, at Sodavilla. The col lege will be opened next Fall In the building at Sodaville formerly occupied by the old Mineral Springs Seminary, which closed 1U doors several years ago from lack of financial assistance. It is now planned to establish a school the equal of any institution in Oregon. except those supported by the state. Classical scientific, literary, normal. business and musical courses will be taught, and the institution plans to give degrees as high as master of art. big docket which will face Judge Wll Hani Galloway when he convenes Depart ment No. 2. State Circuit Omit, in Linn county next Monday. There are 4.1 cases on the docket, a remarkably large nuinlier for thi term. Eleven o ft lie cases are suits fur divorce. Many of them embrace highly ideational allegations. Included In the lUt is the action fur divorce brought by Kdward K. Panvh ngiiinst l.uelln C, l'arrlsh. who now figure in considerable litigation iu Portland. Besides the divorce cae there are at leant seven eaes arWng from family quarrels over property. In some of these valuable estates are Involved, and alto get her the docket will be in Interesting one. J f NEW MUSSie .,,"' . I. ;.'"' ..: 11 : ,.' .- f " IDLE HOURS ..(NoveWtte), SUN FLOWER .(Two-SUp) CITY SWELLS (Match, Two-SUp) DOUBLE TROUBLE ,. .'. (March, Twq-Step) PEACHES AND CREAM (Rag) A GARDEN IN PINK (Intermsao) NEW MOWN HAY (Intermeiio) And many others, rUe the show window. J. N. GRIFFIN THIRD PARTY OF THE 0. S. L. SURVEYORS FOR SNAKE r THE UNION OAS ENGINE COMPANY A. - - - ' HUNTINGTON. Ore.. July .-An other party of Oregon Short Line sur veyors U here, awaiting the arrival of a boat to convey them down the Snake river. This will 1 the third boat to go down the river carrying surveyor on the railroad extension from her to Lew- iston. The work of cross-sectioning has begun audit I reported that the grad mg on the first SI mile will commence at once. Marine and Stationary Gas and Gasoline Engines. WE ARE NOW FILLING ORDERS FROM OUR NEW WORKS. WRITE US FOR PRICES AND ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE. F. P. Kendall, General Sales Agent, fli-M Front StPortUnd, Ore. GRANGERS HOLD A BIG MEETING AT MOLALLA "MOLALLA .Ore. July 12.-The'Clack amas County District Pomona Orange met yesterday in the hall of Molalla Grange, No. 310.. The meeting was opened in the ritualistic form of the order. Molalla Grange, No. 310. has a mem bership of 159, being the banner Grange of the county. Ths membership of the entire county is about 1300. At 12 o'clock the meeting adjourned for dinner, which is always a feature of these meetings. About 100 member were present PAVING CONTRACT AT PENDLETON RATIFIED PENDLETON', Ore.. July 12.-Tbe City Council last evening formally rati fled a contract with the Warren Con struction Company for the paving of 11 blocks on Main and Court street. A bond for 1100,000 (lied by the company was approved. By the terms of the con tract the company is to pave with bithultic pavement at the price of 2.17 per square yard. Work is to commence within tea days from date. J. M. Ferguson, councilman from the first ward, tendered his reignation, and Bfayor Fee appointed Thomas Thomp son to the position. His appointment was confirmed by the Council. The Art of Fine Plumbing has progretjed with the development of the science of sanitition and we have kept pace with the Improvcmenti. Have you Or l your bathroom one of the old Cuhkmcd, unheal ihy kind f If you are ruU using the "closed la" fixtures of tea yean ago. It would be well to remove them and install In their mad, snowy white ItaaSmf Porcelain En.ro eled Ware, of which we have samples displayed la our showroom. Let ut quote you prices. Illustrated catalogue free. I, A. Montgomery, n Astoria. 1 MITCHELL T (Continued from page 1) THE W.L. DOUGLAS SHOE HAS A WORLD-WIDE REPUTA TION. YOU'LL NEVER BE SAT ISFIED TILL YOU'VE WORN A DOUGLAS, THEN YOU'LL NEV ER WEAK ANY OTHER. JOIN THE VAST ARMY OF DOUGLAS WEARERS AND BE f UP-TO-DATE. S. AavGlMRE 543 Bond St, 0pp. Fisher Bros. " Best kind of logging shoes; hand made; always on hand. SEND SEWING MACHINES. CTIICAGO, July 12 At a meeting of the Ways and Means Committee of the Chicago Commercial Association held yesterday, 500 sewing machines were or dered sent to the relief association at San Francisco. The machines had been asked for and the order recommended by the local relief association here. rf""" "" JMHWBBMWMIPWIHWiilSISW 1 ' milL i wO SPICES, rj CQFFEbtTEA DAIdNGPOtYDER, AlHoIuhftitiry. flnesiflavor. CLOSSETCbDEVEOS 7:7Tr,OR'TLAKOv OREGON. gun in my coat having removed it from my bosom where I had it " concealed Fred offered to carry my coat and I told him all right. Then I was walking to the door and Ccorge was in front of me. It was just the chance I wanted and I then shot him. My brother Fred grabbed me and I sat down down on his lap and put my arms about his neck. I sat there and an officer came. I do not regret doing it I am glad I did it. 1 fired once and tried to fire another but there was such aloudnoisemadebythe there was such a loud noise made by the crowd, I don't know whether I fired again or not. I shot him in the head and I knew if I hit where I intended to it was instant death. I intended to follow him to Portland if I had not shot hira here." Perry Mitchell Talks. Mitchell made the following Perry statement: "At the depot I went to check myagrip and when I came back I saw Esther standing beside them at the counter, seemingly looking for us. She looked as if nothing was the matter. I said, 'Why, Esther!' She said, 'I just came down to see you off.' Just then I mo tioned for George, He came up and spoke to her. She made the remark to the matron that she wanted to see George. George shook hands with her, She said, 'I will walk out to the door with you.' I and George walked ahead talking, she dropped back and Fred was by her side. Fred said to her, "Let me carry your coat' She had the coat on her arm and seemingly bad the gun in her hand. She said 'AH right' and like a flash shot him before we had time to. even think," At the conclusion of their statement to the newspapers the brothers called for Captain Sullivan and asked Frank Hurt be placed under arrest, j . ? ' Mri, Creffield Blamed, n the statement of Fred and Perry Mitchell, Mrs. Creffield, the widow of the "Holy. Holler" leader and Frank Ilurt, brother of Mrs. Creffield, are blamed for the tragedy, TJio-Uw) were "brought to the police station a few minutes after the arrest of Esther. Perry, the young er, was almost in convulsions, but Fred was more collected, .although he fre quently burst out in angry denounce ment of Mrs. Creffield and Frank Hurt Fred stated that Mrs. Creffield is to blame for the entire trouble, and if it had not been for her, Esther would have been, satisfied and reunited with George, Fred asked that Esther be not too harshly judged He said she was domi nated completely by the Creffield wom an, and that she was not in her right mind. He says her mind is broken down by Creffield's influence and the constant companion she was with the Creffield woman since coming to Seattle, caused the loss of he reason. Plot To Kill Him. PORTLAND. July 12-That Mrs. Starr knew her brother was to be assassi nated in the event of his acquital is the belief of B. E. Starr, her husband. Last night when ssen by an Associated Press representative here, after being told of the tragedy, Mrs., Starr" was In smiles. An effort was made to talk with her on the subject of her brother's death, but she said smilingly, she had nothing to say. Starr is satisfied that there was a plot to kill George, and that it was hatched some days ago. BUILDING TIEUP. imcago cement workers strike For a Big Raise All Union Men Idle. CHICAGO, July 12. More than $2,- 000,000 worth of building contracts in skyscrapers and on streets were reported to be tied up; by the cement workers' strike at a conference of concrete con trators yesterday. The army of men on strike totals 3000, the ' Xwk having been swelled dur ing the flay 'by several hundred laborers who were thrown out of employment by lack of 'work. In all cases Jiodcarriers quit simultaneously with the cement men. Cement finishers and paporera also joined the strikers' ranks. -' Practically every union workman connected with the concrete construction is idle. ' Coukaolors nought in vain for some Simington Dry Goods Co. Value Quality Courtesy WE HAVE JUST OPENED FOR DISPLAY TWO NEW SHIPMENTS. A FINE LINE OF STYLISH, COOL AND WELL MADE LINGERIE WAISTS, AND A MOST COMPLETE LINE OF MUSLIN UNDER WEAR, THIS LAST SHIPMENT INCLUDES A CAREFULLY PICKED LOT OF CHILDREN'S GARMENTS. Ji. Our new waist arrivals are the daintiest pieces of lingerie ever displayed in this city. Latest atyles, substantial finish. A triumph of art in clothes manu facture. A splendid mid-summer offering. At exceptional values, 49C to $3.50. we nave Just un packed line of muslin underwear. Grsat attention hat been given to the choosing of these gar menti, especially the children's, therefore you have the cholc of fine line from 19c to I3.50. ft - 11 ' vm Tight fitting corset coven for the new tight fitting gowns. These are late productions ind worth inspec tion; all sizes. 50 DOZEN BELTS An entire line of samples, purchased from the largest belt manufacturers in the United Stfltea. White duck embroidered lace with gilt, silver, and pearl buckles. ' SEE OUR WINDOW DISPLAY OF WAISTS AND SAMPLE BELTS. means of preventing the further spread of the strike. They asserted their in ability to meet the demands of the men for a wage increase. CASTOR I A for Infante and Children. The Kind You Have Always Bought Bears the Signature of NEW YORK, July 12, July 12. Samuel Piatt, accretary of the House smiths' Union, Hmn Parks' old organiza tion, was held In $1000 bail for the grand .jury yesterday on the charge of selling bogus membership cards. Louis Miller swore that Louis Jeff kin sold him a bogus membership card for $lfi6. and Piatt is alleged to have been impll- cated in the swindle. " The policy have been trying for soma time to find Jeffkin. Union men are greatly interested in the case. .