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NO. 225. VOLUME LXIII.
ASTORIA, OREGON, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27. 1907
PRICE FIVE CENTS
COMING TO CITY
Head of Rivers and Harbors
Congress Will Make an In
spection of Astola.
GUEST CHAMBER COMMERCE
Manager Wbyt Invite Him to Se tht
Great Advantage of This Section For
Deployment ol Hugo Seaport and Me
tropolis To Come on Telegraph.
PORTLAND, Sept. 20.-Dlreetor John
i'ofrot the River and lUrbore Con
jres. who ddrd the member of
the Oouinwrekl Club Iter tonight, will
lit Astoria tomorrow, going by the
teamer Tcliuraph end will be aecom
panled tiy (Secretary Glltner, of the
Chamber of Commerce of tbl city.
They will make n inventory ol conJI
tiou et the mouth of the Columbia and
the Atorl Chamber of Commerce will
extend to Mr. Fox and Mr. Ciltner every
oourteey while they are in Aetoria.
Manager Whyte of the Atoria Cham
tar of Commerce attended the meeting
at the Commercial Club here tonight
and after the pceche had keen made,
extended Mr. Fux a cordial Invitation to
visit Astoria, which wa accepted. While
Mr. Whyte will be unable to be lo Ae
toria In person, tomorrow, Mr. (iiltner
and President Welch of the Astoria
Chamber of Commerce will do all that
ao be done to explain to Mr. Fox the
. lie will then be taken to ace the mouth
of the river while in Aatorla. And if
possible he will address a number of the
Aetoria citizens in the Chamber of Com
merce during the afternoon.
Mr. Fox will return to thii city to
morrow i)inht on the train. Aititiit
Secretary Wallai haa liven asked by
Sir. Whyte by telegraph to do all he
could to make Mr. Fox'a visit a pleasant
FOOD FOR FLEET.
Bid on Supplies for Warship Coming
to Pacific Coast.
KVM YflUK. finnt. 2ft. Five million
pound of provision will bo required to
Afeed the enlisted men of tc Atlantic
fleet on the voyage to San Francisco,
iwihlch i to commence about three
months hence. Bide for this amount
have been asked, all of the supplies to
be delivered at the New York navy
ivnrd, tho delivery to begin November
The bid will lie opened In the Navy
Department In Washington on October
3d, and the names of the successful bid
ders, will be mnde public one week Inter.
It Is announced that emch of the ships,
including those in the torpedo boat
flotilla niiil the colliers nml the supply
ships, when they leave" for the. Pacific
will have on board all of the provisions
neccssnry for the entire voyage,- But
Jic officers 'have, not been taken into
-consideration in Uiee flguros. ' Thdy
will have to take their own arrange
ments fof board before they sail, '
. In making out the Hat the Navy
Department ofltaial took into consid
eration the fact that the ships will be
at sea on Thanksgiving, Christmas, New
Year's and Washington's Birthday, end
special dinners for those occasions have
already been arranged, as is shown by
'the large number of turkey, plum
puddings, pumpkin pies, nuts, dried
fruits and other delicacies that are nam
ed In the lists of foods required.
Tluve will be between 12,000 andi
1Q,000 enlisted men on tlie battleships,
'torpedo boats and auxiliaries .that' are
ifrolng to the Pacific andf the job o
figuring out how mush food and of what
I kind was needed for them was one of
the toughest mathematical problems
turned over 'to alio Bureau of Supplies!
ind Account to solve, '
GOOD WAGE INCREASE.
Northern Pacific Railroad Recognize the
MWNOULA , Mmt., Sept. SO. -The
Northern Pacific Railroad telegraph op
erator, here have received an Increase
of 10 per cent la wti and the coal
miner, employed In Montana will alao
receive a wage Increase a the result of
conference which adjourned today.
vtord reached Missoula yesterday
from fit. Paul that the Northern Pacific
Hallway Company bad decided to grant
an lncreaee of 10 per cent In wage to
operator! all along the ayeteni. It waa
aleo announced that the company would
recognise the Order of Railway Teleg
rapher, aud would abolish the appren
tice operator ayatem against which
there ha been ao much protest.
The action ia the direct outcome of a
conference held at tit. Paul between a
committee representing the telegrapher'
organisation and the official of the rail
road company. During the p regret of
the negotiationa there wa no evidence
of friction at any time, both aldea evinc
ing a disposition to meet matter fair
ly. The telegrapher fully appreciate
the action taken by their employer.
PLAN TO HOVE CROP.
Wettem Railroad to Hasten tht Farm
t'HICOO, Sept. 20;Watern rail
roads are making special effort to pre
vent a congestion in grain Uafllo which
la extraordinarily heavy for this season.
It wa said today that on three road,
the Northwestern. Burlington and Mil
waukee, there are not more that 6,000
car loads of grain en route to Chicago.
It i the Intention of the Northwestern
to start 1,000 empty car for the West
at once. It waa said that the other
mad would soon have an equal number
of empty oar on the way. High prices
have caused the unusual movement of
old oat and com.
FLEET IS IN PORT
Warships Fron Hawaii Reach
ADMIRAL DAYTON'S SHIPS
Were Ordered From the Island Over
Week Ago Being Held up to Prevent
Possible Spread of Plague at San
SA FRANCISCO, Sept. 26.-A wire
less message from tho flagship West
Virginia, was received this evening at
the. Goat Island station, saying the
cruisers of Admiral Dayton's squadron
are lying outside and will probably puss
through the Golden Gate soon after day
light tomorrow morning if their respec
tive surgeons certify that the vessels
are uninetTected by plague germs at
their last port of call.
They were not to be detained more
than fifteen minutes by the authorities,
but lie allowed to proceed to their tern
PROVES GREAT HERO.
Employee Save Two Lads But Lose
Own Life. ,
NEW YORK, Sept. 16. A subscrip
tion fund is being raised for the family
of William Eaton, a cleric In the post
olRee, who, (although an Invalid, hero
ically saved two lads from drowning and
lost his life from exposure. He Was
watching boy bathe off East Seventh
Ureet pier when he av John Sclnuik
and George Maloney being oarricd out
by the tide.
Eu ton plunged into the water and suc
ceeded in bringing both boy to the pier.
Ae he lifted the second one to the ladder
which' leads to the pier flooring, he fell
back Into the water. The watchman of
the pier went to hi rescue In a row-
boat but Eaton was dead whea the boat
reached him. Eaton leaves a widow and
Supervisor Admits Receiving
Four Thousand Dollars for
TESTIMONY IN FORD CASE
All Favored Trolley Franchise Bat Did
Not Refute' Money For Their Vote
Coffey Promised Immunity For Tes
tifying in Ce.
SAX FRANCISCO, Sept. 28. When
the Ford case we resumed today, for
mer Supervisor Coffey who prcviou to
hi election had been hack driver, tes
tilled that he received from Supervisor
Gallagher $4000 in two Installment to
vole for the trolley franchise for the
1' nlted Railroad.
He admitted having an Immunity con
tract with the prosecution and that that
h favored the franchise before be was
bribed. Former Supervisor Coleman tea
tided to the same effect, lie talked
with Ruef about the franchise and with
Ruef and Gallagher, had dined with
Thornwall Mullally, assistant to the
president of the United Railroads. The
franchise, he said, wa not discussed at
Former Supervisor v Harrigap, Daly,
Walsh, Nichola, Phillips and Boxton
were called in succession and examined
briefly. Each testified to having receiv
ed flOOO of bribe money from Gallagher.
All favored the trolley franchise but
did not refuse to pay for their votes.
INDIANS ATTACK TROOPS.
Battle in Yucatan in Which Seven Sol
dier Are Killed.
MI'JlIDA (Yucatan, Mexico), Sept.
20. Word has just reached bere of
battle between the Federal troops and
a bund of rebel Maya Indians near San
t-ddcro, in this state. The fight was In
reality 11 n assault on the part of the In
idans, who attacked the patrol of troops
from ambush. Seven soldiers and
number of Indians were killed. The
Mayas effected a fairly orderly Tctreat
and got away, taking their- dead and
wounded with them. At military head-
quartern it was stated that stringent
and adequate measures will be adopted
to hold down any rebel movement.
Uncle Sam John, we've let this fellotw out of the jug and we may have
trouble in gstting him buck in again.
According to tlie Arabian Night's yarn, a certain enterprising individual re
leased an evil Genie from a bottle. The Genie on beinrequested to be stop
ped up again, politely refused. . .
SEEING DAN PATCH.
He Doe HI Champion x.59 Mil
When any two or three liorsemen are
gathered together and begin to recite
the glories of the track, past and pres
ent, discussion of the most fascinating
subject known to the average race of
humanity almowt invariably introduces
the name of Dan Patch. That he is the
fastest pacer" in the world is a matter
of word, that he i also the greatest
home in the world is also a matter of
Thousands of horsemen and other
thousands of the general public who
may not come under this particular
classification would sacrifice the limit
of time and money to see this world
famous borse go one of his exhibition
miles, but Dan' date are few and
far lie t ween, although he ha raced and
paced before hundreds of thousand, the
percentage of track follower or horse
fancier who have seen "Dan Patch
1:555" is decidedly small
To atl admirers of the horse the an
nouncement that the Gentry Brothers'
Famous Show, United, have as one fea
ture of this season's aggregation a mov
Ing picture film of Da Patch doing bis
world's record mile in th presence of
03.000 people on the Minnesota state
fair track will therefore be of especwl
From the moment Dan leaped into
prominence in track circles, M. W. Sav
age, of the International Stock Food
Company and owner of Dan Patch, was
besieged by picture machine operators
and showmen for the privilege of "get
ting" the horse while on the track.
but it was only after considerable in
ducement, monetary and otherwise.
had been made by the management of
the Gentry Show, that the privilege
It so happened that the day set for
the trial of the motion picture man was
also the day set for the trial against
time which proved so etartlingly suc
cessful. The picture were taken from
the rear end of an automobile which
circled the track on the outside and
ahead of the paces' and his pace-makers
and the picture is complete in every de
tail, from the crack of the pistol until
the pacer's nose touches the wire at the
end of his 1:55 mile.
'Although such a feature is somewhat
of an innovation with such an institu
tion as the Gentry Brothers shows it
has proved positively attractive since
it is almost as much a thriller as the
original performance, and will be seen
here with the Gentry Shows, Tuesday,
October 8. , .
CARRIE OUT AGAIN.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26. Mrs. Car
rie Natipn, the hatchet wielder, recently
committed to the workhouse for disor
derly conduct, -was released today, her
fine having been paid by a friend.
BORAH NOT IN
Thirteen Witnesses Swear That
John I. Wells Gave Them
Money For Claims.
REAL EVIDENCE IS TO 'COME
Government Attorney Announce Teti
many Was Necessary to Lay the
Proper Foundation for the Proceeding
Against the Senator.
BOISE, Sept. 20. At the end of to
day's proceeding in the trial of Sena-
top Borah, the government had dispos
ed of 13 -witnesses, all of whom swore
John L Wells, one of the men indicted
with Senator Borah, gave them money
with vikk they took out timber land
claims. . : " -',
When they received their patent they
all declared Well sent them to man
named Pritchard, who took their deeds
and gave them $250, each. One of the
witnesses said that in addition to tak
ing out a claim for himself, be induced
several others to do so.
The testimony of the 13 witnesses was
almost identical in character and be
came somewhat monotonous. There was
no cross-examination. The government's
attorneys announced that today's tes
timony was necessary in order to lay
the proper foundation for the evidence
to come. Borah's name was not men
tioned at any stage of the proceedings.
MOTHER AIDS LOVER.
Despite the Father Wrath Couple Wed
STOCKTON, Cal Sept. 26. To avoid
being perforated with bullets, Lester W,
Bidwell of Oakland, aged 22 years, and
Rena Manrow, aged 20, of the same city,
quietly slipped away and came to Stock
ton today, where they secured a license
to wed, and were later, married. The
young man, it appears, did not meet
with the approval of his prospective
father-in-law when he applied to him for.
the girl's hand in marriage, and the
father informed him that if he ever at
tempted to marry Miss Manrow he
would fill him full of holes. Mrs. Man
row favored the match and assisted in
getting the young people away from
Oakland without the father of the girl
learning of the affair. She also tele
phoned to Stockton twice asking if the
license had been issued and recorded, and
appeared to be well pleased when told
that it had. , Manrow is an engineer
running on one of the Southern Pacific
locals. The newly married couple will
remain here a few days, and in the
meantime" an effort will be made by the
girl's tuotberto adjust matters at home.
TO KILL TUBERCULOSIS.
Success Predicted by Experiments of an
; ' - English Bacteriologist. , '
LONDON, Sept.' 20. "In the near fu
ture, in my opinion, we shall vaccinate
as effectually against tuberculosis and
typhoid fever as we now ' vaccinate
against smallpox," said Dr. C. Bass of
New Oreleans this, morning. .This bril
liant young investigator1 made the state
ment after a season of observation at
St. Mary's Hospital, Paddington, where
a whole wing of the institution haa -been
turned over to Sir Almroth' Edward
Wright, the famous pathologist and bac
teriologist, for experiments in thera
peutio inoculation. Dr. Bass goes from
London to Oxford and Cambridge for (I
period in the laboratories of these in
stitutions and for consultation with his
friend, Professor Osier, who keeps in
close touch with all forms of medical
"Dr. Wright's discoveries,' continued
Dr. Bass, "are slowly but surely forc
ing their way to the front
ORDERED OCT OF TOWN.
EUGENE, Or- Sept. 28. A vigilano ,'
committee ha teen organized at Mar
cola among the best citizen of that
place, and if Mr. Alice Cruzan and her
follower, who were mixed up in the
double killing there the other day and
who were largely 'responsible for tho
trouble, return to continue their resi
dence there they will be ordered out of
th town, and if they refuse to go the
will be summarily dealt with. Tho
citizens will use no violence unless it
become necessary to eject them bodily
from the town.
As an indication of the feeling against
these people one of the merchant there
refused o sell the daughter of Mrs.
Cnizan and another girl a loaf of bread
the next day after the shooting and or
dered them out of his store.
Mrs. Cruzan and her associate art ia
Eugene today, having atended the funer
al of Charles Crowley, which was held
this afternoon. It is not learned wheth
er they intend returning to Maroola or
not. Of course, they will be allowed to
pack up their belongings there, but th
citizens will not tolerate their remaining
there any longer than necessary.
' NINETEEN DROWN.
MONTGOMERY, Ak. Sept. 26. It
ia reported that 19 persona wer drown
ed on the government work in Tombig
bee River, near Jackson, today.
WILL INVESTIGATE. I
SAN FRANCISCO. Sept. 26.-Imi,
secretary of the Japanese consulate at
Honolulu, arrived here today on the
steamer) Siberia, having been ordered by
his government to proceed to Vancouver
and make a thorough investigation of
the recent anti-Japanese outbreak there.
GREATER THAN LAW
Minister Tells Woman That Love
PREACHER IN CHURCH TRIAL
Rev. W. T. Ferguson of Lincoln Charged
With Misconduct Toward Mrs. E. T.
Cross, With Whom , he Boarded Mrs.
Cross on the Stand.
LINCOLN. Sept. 26.-The church trwl
of Rev. Wilber T. Ferguson, of the Uni
versity Place Methodist Church, was re
sumed this afternoon with Mrs. E. T,
Cross, the accusing witness on the
Her testimony was similar to that
given during the preliminary investiga-
tion, alleging she had been guilty of
misconduct with the minister who was
her boarder. Mrs. Cross stated that she
loved the minister end he assured hep
that love was greater than law.
IN PRESIDENT'S HANDS.
Statements From Striking .Telegraph
':''; ; ;V Operators.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26. President
Roosevelt stud today he had consented
to receive some documentary statements
from the striking telegraphers and when
these are in his hands, he will undoub
edly call into consultation Commissioner
of Labor Neill. Further than this he
said no arrangements had been made for
any conference regarding the strike.
IMMUNES GET YELLOW FEVER.
HAVANA, Sept. 26. Three new case
of yellow fever are reported in Santa
Olata Province. ' A disturbing feature la
that two of the cases are so-called im
mune. FIVE CjUARRYMEN KILLED. .'
SANTIAGO, Cuba, Sept. 26. Fivo
quarrymen were killed by a premature;
explosion of dynamite here today.