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33rd YEAR. NO. 216
ASTORIA, OREGON, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1803
PRICE FIYE CENTS
DEMOCRATS HIE CHANLER FOR
GOVERNOR BY ACCLAMATION
Endorse Denver Platform
and Flay Hughes
All Opposition to Chanter Dis
appears After Leaders
THE HERRICK BOOST FAILS
Sheehan'i Attempts to Securs th Se
lection of D. Cady Herrick For
Governor But Falb McCarren
Murphy Fight Doesn't Come Off.
.- ROCHESTER, N. Y., Sept. 16.
Nominating alt but one of Hi candi
date by acclamation and adopting a
platform which arraigns the adminis
tration of Governor Hughes and
pledge earnest support to the Den
ver platform and "candidates, the
democratic mate convention louay
nominated as the head 6f Its ticket
for goverrfdr the present lieutenant
governor of the state, Lewis Stuyve
snnt Chanlcr, of Duchess county. All
opposite to Mr. Chanlcr disappeared
after a conference of the state lead
ers, which occupied a greater part of
John A. Disc, of Washington coun
ty, was nominated without opposition
Secretary of State John Whalen,
Controller Martin II. Glynn and
State Treasurer Julius Hauser' were
renominated by acclamation.
Attorney-General George Palmer,
by acclamation. ' '
Albert Ilaight, of Erie, was nomi
nated for Associate Justice of the
Court of Appeals. Judge Haight is
also the Republican nominee.
State Engineer and Surveyor
I'hilip P, Farley, of Kings, i
After Senator Gore, of Oklahoma,
had addressed the convention ,it ad
journed without date.
A night of conferences looking to
the selection of a democratic state
ticket was followed this morning in
the few hours before convention time
by the further consideration of the
leaders of a tentative ticket which
lias been drawn for ratification by the
William F, Shechan, of New York,
made an effort to secure the selec
STAND PAT CHARGES
DENIED BY CANNON
Speaker Mfikes'Two Addresses at Republican State
Campaign in Kansas
1 INDEPENDENCE, Kas., Sept. 16.
Speaker' Cannon' ntode two speeches
today at the opening of the Republi
can state campaign in Kansas. At the
afternoon meeting Cannon said he
had been accused of being a "stand
patter." Two years ago' he and Con
gresrsmanxCampbell had a conference
with President Roosevelt, and he in
.sisted then was no time to bring on
the tariff fight in Congress, that it
should be staved off 'till conditions
were more"; favorable.- He . helped
stave it off and yet he is' the only one
to get the blame, 'At the meeting
tonight Cannon made defense of the
tion of D. Cady Herrick, of New
York, for Governor, and held numer
ous conferences with county leaders.
Meanwhile Mr. Murphy and the
Tammany leaders talked of one can
didate and then another, but gave no
indication of committing themselves
to any man.
WAR DEPARTMENT ORDERS.
16th Company Coast Artillery Will
Proceed to Fort Steventj.
WASHINTON, Sept ,16.-0rders
were issued today for the 16th Com
pany, Coast Artillery, now at the
Presidio, San Francisco, to proceed
to Fort Stevens, Oregon, about No
vember 1 and 63rd Company now at
Fort Casey to proceed to Fort
Worden for station about December
MURPHY STILL WANTED
III IF CASE
FOR FURTHER INVESTIGA
TION OF ALLEGED BRIBERY
OF JURYMAN 'KELLEY
HIS WHEREABOUTS UNKNOWN
Murphy it la Stated Has Been Absent
Ever Since- Kelley Made Declara
tion to District Attorney Regarding
SAN FRANCISCO. Sept. 16.
Forcmen McFarland of the grand
jury was today instructed by the dis
trict attorney's office to find Attorney
Frank Murphy wanted in connection
with furtherNnvestigation of the al
leged attempt to bribe Joseph Kcllcy
one of veniremen in the Ruef case
to render verdict in favor of the de
fendant. It is now stated Murphy
had been absent from the proceed
ings in the Ruef case ever since Kel
ley made his declaration and Detec
tive Burns of the graft prosecution
forces is said to been seeking attor
ney for the past two days. Murphy
was not at his home last night and
an associate declares he knows noth
ing pf Murphy's whereabouts, !
70 DIE OF CHOLERA.
ST. PETERSBURG. Sept. 16.
Oflicial bulletin on cholera situation
today gives the number of cases in
this city as 249 and deaths 70.
house rules, declaring the rules of the
present house have been substantial
ly the rules of the house under the
control of all parties for more than a
generation. The speaker said it was
a question of. the highest privilege for
the representative at any time to offer
resolution deposing speaker of the
house,1 He , declared that the speaker
is the only' officer of the government
who can. be so arbitrarily deposed. In
stead, he said, of speakers being in
control of the house, the house is in
complete control pf the speaker and
without sustaining force of majority
of its members he is powerless to in
due ne its action. ' ''
BRADLEY AND WARNER
Bradley Questions Latter Plur
ality in Various Districts
LANSING, Mich., Sept. 16. -Recounts
in 273 election districts out of
a total of 2025 are asked by Auditor
General Bradley and Governor War
ner, the two candidates for the repub
lican nomination for governor in re
cent primary election. Bradley who
on returns so far available was de
feated by Warner by a plurality of
1600, led a petition as soon as the
official can va siing board convened
this afternoon and Warner countered
with a petition asking for a re
count in the various districts where
Bradley had the plurality.
LOUISVILLE. Sept. 16. -Ken-
tuky camapign of independence party
will be opened tonight by Thomas L
Ilisgen, candidate for president' and
William R. Hearst It was the first
public appearane in Louisville of
cither ol the speakers, but each was
given a cordial welcome. Both
charged that the republican and dem-
oratic parties are controlled by the
FOR MARATHON RACE
OAKLAND, Cat., , Sept. 16.-Ar-rangemcnts
for a Marathon race, the
first to be held on the Pacific Coast,
have been made by the Century Ath
letic club. The course of 25 miles
will extend from Fruitville to Hay
wards over shaded roads and can
yons. The race will be open to all
registered amateurs and all applic
ants will have to undergo a rigid
medical examination. The race will
probably be run Thanksgiving day.
OYSTER BAY NATIVES WILL BE
Entire Population, Regardless of Station in Life,
Have Been Invited
SECOND RECEPTION DURING ADMINISTRATION
First Public Affair Was Given by President Roosevelt Four Years
Ago News of the Event Spreads Quickly and
v Everybody Getting Ready
OYSTER BAY, Sept. 16.-The na
tives of this village are looking for
ward tomorrow with gladness for
every person in the village, regard
less of his station in life, has been
invited to attend the reception at
Sagamore Hill by President Roose-ithe press of business has since pre
velt. V . vented a reoccurrence of the affair.
ANXIOUS TO HEAR BRYAN.
Democrat Makes 17 Addresses in a
Single Day Hits Taft.
ROCHESTER, Sept. 16-The
speechby Colonel Bryan,v the demo
ratic candidate for president, in this
city tonight, "On Mr.' Taft and his
scares," arid tyo overflow talks, form
ed the climax of an eventful day in
the present campaign. Arriving here
about 6 o'clock and met by thousands
of persons, the demoracy's leader
was accorded an ovation." Principal
speech' was in Convention hall which
was packed to the door, with several
thousands outside unable to secure
"admittance. Bryan was accorded a
MAN TELLS HOW
Conductor Threw Match That
Results In 12 Deaths
SEDALIA, Mo., Sept. 16-Five ad
ditional deaths as a result of the ex-
plosion of black powder at Windsor
yesterday occurred at the hospitals
in Scdalia today. This brings the to
tal dead to twelve. Among those who
died today was A. F. Hcrschberger,
freight conductor, who according to
testimony brought out at the inquest,
threw a match which caused the ex
plosion. The ten others injured re
ported tonight as showing improve
ment and all but tme or two will
St. Louis 1, Detroit 4.
Chicago 1, Cleveland 7.
Boston 0, Chicago 5.
'-! Philadelphia 5, 0, Pittsburg 2, 2.
Brooklyn 3 Cincinnati 0.
New York 6, St. Louis 2.
Pacific Coast League.
Los Angeles 8, Oakland 4.
Portland 1, San Francisco 0.
Seattle 5, Tacoma 2.
Vancouver 1, Spokane 0.
Butte 1, Aberdeen 4.
PETRICH FOUND GUILTY.
SEATTLE, Sept. 16,-Nick Petrich
was tonight adjudged guilty of mur
der in the firs degree for the killing
of Harry Miller, city marshal of the
town of Kent last April. The jury
was out four hours. Petrich is a Ser
vian and pleaded that fit thought
Miller was a hold-up man.
When it became known tonight
that the president intended to give
the reception, news spread rapidly
and soon everyone was talking about
the affair and making preparations
for tomorrow. Four years ago the
president gave a similar reception but
Bryan's journey through the Em
pire State was a triumphant one. Ev
erywhere along the line immense
crowds turned out and greeted him
with cheers, handclapping and waving
of flags' and banners. At each place
a speech was insisted on and when
he got through for the day he had
spoken 17 times. He- never lost an
opportunity to flay both Roosevelt
and Tat. . Taft he characterized as
"President Roosevelt's . appointee,"
and delared Roosevelt's endorsement
of Taft was the indorsement of bank
rupt against whom one could not
In addition to plaudits of multi
Hides during the ; day, Bryan" ' was
showered with bouquets, and several
camapign contributions 'of consider
abel sue was handed to him.
MORAN AND HANLON.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 16.
Owen Moran, the English feather
weight, has been matched with Eddie
Hanlon of this city, to box twenty
rounds on the night of September 30.
Moran will take the place of Freddie
Welsh, the new arrangement having
been made by the promoter of the
club. The men are to weigh 133
pounds or less on the afternoon of
the contest, which means that Moran
must go out of his class.
JACKSON, Miss., Sept. 16.-Re-turnj
of yesterday's primary shows
that J. W. Collier has been named as
successor to John, Sharp Williams
over Patrick Henry by a majority of
Labout 575 votes.
TEST FOR GOVERNOR
REPUBLICAN STATE CONVEN-
TION WILL CONVENE
ABOUT TWELVE CANDIDATES
Many Will Fight For Nomination But
Indications Seem to Favor Senator
Donlan and Charles M. Webster,
Both Have Strong Delegations.
HELENA, Sept. 16-The republi
can state convention will convene to
morrow. The big contest it is an
ticipated will be over the guberna
torial nomination for which there is
no less than 12 candidates. Popular
sentiment seems to indicate the nomi
nation lies between State Senator
Donlan of Mi. soula and Charles M.
Webster both of whom are backed by
strong delegations. However it is not
thought unlikely that the convention
may unite upon Lee Mantle for
United States Senator as comprom
HAVOC FOR STRAW HATS.
NEW YORK, Sept. 16. -There
was a big smash in Wall Street yes
terday... Fully 1,000 straw hats went
down to ruin. September 15 is the
date set by the financial district for
the end of summer head gear and
numerous brokers who ventured into
the region of the bulls and bears
in defiance, of the rule soon saw
"straws" look like a naval practice
target. Although there was less de
molishing of hats on' the stock ex
change than in former years the curb
change as well as the lower corridor
of the produce exchange, kept up the
precedent in good shape.
Railroad Magnate Surrounded by Workmen Who
Have Been in Employ Since 1880
ST. PAUL, Sept." 16. Surrounded
by 70 of his faithful workmen, . some
of whom hold menial positions, but
all of whom have been in his employ
since P80 or before, J. J. Hill tonight
was the guest of honor at a banquet
given in his honor at his 70th birth
Candidate Will Make 3
Tours in East
WILL START SEPT. 23
To Have Special Train and Will
Be Accompanied by Two
SEN. D0LLIVER MAY RE ONE
Conference Among Taft and Leaders
Decide That Judge Will Give AH
His Time to Eastern and the Mid
CINCINNATI, SepL 16. -Judge
Taft will make three campaign tours.
The first will begin September 23rd
and end October 7th at " Galesburg,
Ills. This trip will take him through
Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dako
ta, South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska,
Colorado. Kansas and Missouri. The
second will take him. through Ken
tucky, Tennessee and possibly North
Carolina. The last trip will be in
the east. New York City will be
visited and a "Speech made in the
northern part of the empire state.
New England will not be included in
... . . . ,, t - i
tnis trip, dui speecnes win dc mauc
in Maryland, " Pennsylvania, West
Virginia and Ohio. The plan was de
cided on today after a conference be
tween Taft, Hitchcock, Senator Dix
on on Montana, National Committee
man Nagle of Missouri, Judge Ballin
ger of Washington and A. I. Vorys.
Judge Taft will travel in a special
train and with him will be two other
speakers! of national repute. ' H was
said today that Senator Dolliver is
likely to be one. After the confer
ence Hitchcock left for New York.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 16.-
Capt. F. Sanders, of the barkentine
J. M. Griffiths, 1jas reported to the
branch hydrographic office that at
noon of May 25, in Lat. 26 degrees
north, Long 110 degrees 40 minutes
west, his vessel experienced a sub
marine earthquake, ' consisting of
distinct shocks that shook the Griff
iths as if she had grounded. The
lead showed 100 fathoms.
W1LKESBARRE, Pa.. Sept. 16.
The republican state and national
campaign opened here tonight at a
mass meeting attended by more than
500 persons. James R. Sherman, can
didate for vice-president was the
principal speaker. '
day. The banquet was held at Lake,
Minnetonka. The party left St. Paul
in a single coach hitched to the Wil
liam C." Rooks, the first engine used
on the Great Northern and which
was brought to St, Paul in 1862. Mrs.
Hill was the only woman present.