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ASTORIA WANTS TO KNOW.
handling. The fact that the Standard
Oil barge No. 91, is settling rapidly
warmer in the I in the mud and that so far, it has
been impossible to pump her out and
put her 22,000 barrel of fuel oil where
it will be safe and useable, create a
problem that is full of menace to this
city and its industries.
The people of Astorta are patiently The expansive quality of her cargo
awaiting the next and newest reason makes the danger grave and very im
to be offered by the Trustees of the minent; for as she settles, that cargi
Weinhard Estate, at Portland, for anlilce a rigid load that would settle
not proceeding with the fine hotel w;th her, will be forced up and into
they have projected here, and upon doser density that must find release
which by way of site and foundations jn the bursting of her plates and the
they have spent practically $20,000. easting of this enormous quantity of
The financial slump that swept over cil out on the river and bay. to the
the country was given, and accepted certain destruction of the fishing in
as a cause for delay; the allegej dustry, the smearing and defacement
necessity of the trust for additional ( 0f sfc!ps boats, whams and water
means to the extent of $50,000, was front fixtures of all sorts, with the
met by this city, with the proffer of ever present peril of a devastating
a loan at 4 per cent, which was turn-'fire at ny time so long as it shall
ed down; and the issues of the liquor- linger here.
electoral matters in Portland was em-; Every prwaution should be taken,
ployed to account for the further de- ,t once ,0 mimjfy these conditions
lay in the work, and that has fallen ;and t0 sae ,he city rom the los$es
to the ground by reason of the anni- incj,jent t0 it. It is difficult to say
bilative discrepancies discovered in wBere. or how to begin, but there
the petitions incident to the campaign shouId wav 0f meeting and
and now the trustees are up against negating the danger that is menac
it for another excuse that shalt have ;ng ns Tery yjy. That it has not
rational weight with this people. Jtt trise doej no, preciude the tak
When the pleas already submitted, in o every pos means t0 rt.
as above outlined, are subjected to dce ft ,MSt effective rult.
logical analysis, they are plausible j mioM o yOU wlmon now mak.
enough, but hardly germain or acta- ing for the sea would he sarificed
ally sound, and were tentatively ac- t0 ,he stuffi and the !arger fish would
cepted here, because there was no not escape diminution. The tides
desire on the part ot our people to would work it back and orth or
urge the matter against the will or ma days and its marks wiu be found
convenience or me parucs .me.. f woodwork with
a . - e re . f I J . r
Out tne cmei ene oi me .ong . rMch of them; ths the pr0$pect
dubious delay has been to convince u Qne thjJt js disttlrbing( t0 say the
Astonans mat tney too are parties ,eMt of and ,w o further dang
interest ana to arouse tne conv.cuon ef ;n ,he case must lt(, tQ the
that tney are ne.ng p.ayea wun; tna. act d u
there is some ulterior object in view, J
in the transaction of which this city ' Nob0dy can truthfully say that th
must commit itself in some way to attorney$ ; the Haines case are over
the Weinhard interest, betore we may king any of the fine emotional
have the benefit of the new and hand- points.
some hotel as an adjnnct to the pop-,
nlar regimen here. The idea does We wonder if Judge McPherson
not set well on the public mind, and would hold it to be contempt, or only
the time is opportune for the resump- an abuse of privilege, if Congressman
tion of the work on this improvement "Pat" Murphy should move for the
which is deemed to be among the abolition of the subordinate federal
most logical ano timely investments courts.
that can be made in this section by
anyone. The spectacle of a city of As a compromise measure it is pro
1S.000 population, without a first- posed to increase the tariff on clocked
class hotel, and that city the distribut- hosiery and let the Dingley rates
ing point for 50 coast resorts north stand on the ordinary kind. There is
and south, within easy striking dis- always a happy medium in" commerce
tance, and a center of rail and sea and statecraft.
traffic, as to passengers, the whole
year through, is one to invite the con- j Why the sultan didn't make a round
cern of other investors than the dozen of the number of wives he took
Weinhard people; but to prescript-, him into banishment can only be
ive conditions set up here, by them, ' explained by the philosophy which
in the shape of a project of which 1 sings that "There's luck in odd num
one fifth of its total cost has already bers, says RORY O'MORE-"
been spent has a deterrent effect on
such other investments. Women have been impressed into
The Weinhard people are standing the service of keeping the lid on Chi-
in their own light by losing out on cago after 1 o'clock in the morning,
one of the best investments they ever The idea seems to be in contravention
made in a business way; they are in- of Chief Smith's recent opinion thzt
juring the city by the senseless delay women should be in bed at that hour
in supplying the most commanding unless pulled out of it under arrest,
need of the place; they are acting as
NEW YORK, May 15. With two;
maids ot look alter her, with all the
care and attention to whieh she is
'entitled by birthj the Honorable Betty j
Betsworth, five-year-old, has arrived '
at the Hotel Netherlands from Mon-
treal en route from' Liverpool to
Colorado Springs. Manager Whit-
taker had an automobile at the Grand ;
Central station 'to meet her and the I
nurses- A grand niece of the late 1
Col. North, the "nitrate king" who!
left several millions in trust for her:
sole use. the Honorable Betty showel
that her every wish was law. Whe.i i
she arrived at the hotel she told one i
of the nurses she wanted a nice bigi
room and some fruit and milk right;
away. She had breakfast and lunch
eon in the large dinlngroom. both
nurses standing behind her chair and
watching her. Any guest who at
tempted to approach her was quietly
warned away, the nurses saying they
had been instructed not to let a
single stranger near the child for an
instant. The nurses said the Honor-;
able Betty has never see her father. ,
Her mother died Just after she was
born, while the father was absent in
the Canadian Northwest. He is in-1
terested in an English corporation
owning extensive mining claims and
timber lands in Alaska and Canada :
He will see his child at. her aunt's in
a barrier ot other investors and crip
pling the progress of the city; and
what is more they are losing friends
in Astoria daily by the "dog in the
manger" policy they are pursuing.
If the excavations and foundation
pillars on the Twelfth street site are
being held over this city as a club, for
the exaction of liberal toll in the way
of political concessions next year, It
is time the people should know it and
take steps accordingly; and it is also
time that the trustees were apprised
of the major determination here to
resist any such juggling. We are not
asking the Weinhard Estate to do
anything they have not already stud
ied out and practically endorsed; but
we are asking them to
or get out of the way of others who
will do it. Astoria is tired of the
palpable cinch. It is, at last, plainly
apparent; and the Weinhards will
lose far less by proceeding with their
enterprise, than in nursing it as a
"big stick", financially, politically, and
THIS DATE IN HISTORY."
OIL PERIL IMMINENT.
1793 Edmund C Genet the Frencii
minister, arrived at Philadelphia.
1824 Levi P. Morton, twenty-second
Vice President of the United
1854 Santa Anna made a triumph
al tntry into the City of Mexico.
I860 Republican convention at
Chicao nominated Abraham Lincoln
wild Hannibal Hamlin.
1862 The Union gunboats repulsed
at Fort Darling.
1866 President Johnson veoted the
admission of Colorado as a State.
1873 Opening of the Montreal Ex-
do business" po.s''lon- . .
185 Lnariotte Lusnman took
farewell of the stage at the Globe
1889 Six hundred houses destroy
ed in the great fire in Quebec.
: 1875 Rt. Rev. Edward Patrick
Allen consecrated as bishop of the
Roman Catholic diocese of Mobile.
1907 Isaac Stephensen elected
Senator in Wisconsin, ending five
LONDON, May 15. Florence '
Nightingale, the heroine of the
Crimea, entered upon her ninetieth
year this week and was the recipient
of congratulatory messages that came
from nearly all parts of the world.
For close on to fifty years the famous
nurse has lived in quiet retirement in
her home near Park Lane. For the '
last fifteen years she has been con
fined to her bid the most of the time ;
Born at Florence, of wealthy Eng-;
fish parents, Miss Nightingale at the i
age of twenty-two entered the institu
Every gauueut bearing tins famous label is made in a Union shop, by "skilled
Union workmen. No disease-breeding, sweatshop taint adheres to it light, airy
shops, under the supervision of the State Factory Inspector, insure perfectly
sanitary clothing, and as it is as important to the non-Union man as to the Union
man, to know that the clothing he wears has been made under conditions which
insure him against disease. ' ,
"Better Than Custom Made"
The Union tailors are the best tailors, and the all-hand tailoring of this
clothing adds the additional value of
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and lasting qualities never found in sweatshop clothing.
SUITS, $10.00 to $25.00.
COME AND SEE IT WHILE THE
ASSORTMENT IS LARGE. EQUAL
VALUES CANNOT BE OBTAIN
ED ELSEWHERE. ......
CHAS LARSEN; Proprietor, 5.18 Bond St.
tion of Protestant Deaconesses at! NEWS AND NOTES OF SPORT. f the name of Ely who is touted as a
Kaisermerth to be trained as a nurse. ! wonder. Ely's right wing is missing
From there she went to the Sisters of j Patsey Haley is going to try his
St. Vincent de Paul, Paris, to study puck again in the squared circle,
there methods of nursing and hospital j Stanley Ketchel denies that he is
management. In England, before she going to break away from Willus
started for the Crimea, she reorgan-1 Britt.
ized the Harley Street Hospital in ' Shortstop Bushi is doing some fine
London, and on her return from the! fielding for Detroit, but is weak with good ball players who graduated from
but that doesn't prevent him from
playing his position at second base
in line style, and what's more he can
The Cotton States League is no
mort. lint there remains a bunch-of
war in 18S6 she established training the stick.
colleges for nurses at St. Thoma'sj- Adams and O'Connor should make
and Kind's College Hospitals. Des-'a star battery for the Pittsburg Pi
pile he great age and physical infirm- rates. '
ities her mind is still alert and active The outposts of the New York
and she continues to follow modern
development in the nursing profes
sion with the keenest interest.
DENVER, Col.. May 15-Gover-nor
John F. Shafroth was last night
named chairman of the committee to
receive President Taft and other
notable quests who will attend the
trans-Mississippi Commercial Con
gress which convenes here August 16.
Plans more elaborate and extensive
than ever before considered in con
nection with a similar event had their
inception last night at the meeting of
the committee of 100 having in charge
the entertainment feature for this
! Highlanders are well guarded bv
j Keeler, Engle and Cree.
j The Hartford Connecticut League
j team won nine of the first ttn games
j of the season.
"Stony" McGlynn is pitching win
ning ball for the Milwaukee American
The bout scheduled for July S be
tween Rattling Nelson and Cyclone
Thompson has been called off.
A San Francisco fight promotor Is
trying to arrange a contest between
Sandy Ferguson and Al Kaufman.
Perhaps a tank of oxygen under the
Senators' bench would help Mr. Can
tillon's bunch of well fed gentlemen.
"Newark will take Washington's
place in the American League next
year," says a Newark scribe. Page
4, Article 11, Section 44, Dream Book
Jark Blackburn, who has been un
der arrest in Philadelphia on a
charge of killing a colored man, has
been released on $300 bail.
If the man who takes moving
pictures would follow Umpire Buck-
ley of the New England League he
j voii!il get a swell view of a riot soon
: er (it later.
"THIS IS MY 53RD BIRTHDAY."
Charles M. Hays, one of the most
prominent of American railway of
ficials, was born in Rock Island, Il
linois, May 16, 1856, and began hi
career in 1873 as a clerk in the pas
senger department of the Atlantic
and Pacific Railroad at St. Louis.
From 1877 to 1884 he was secretary j When "Bad Bill" Dahlen made the
to the general manager of the Mis-1 hit that won a recent game for Bos
souri Pacific. In 1884 lie entered tlwlton from the Giants, Bill yelled to
the little organization that will not
allow the fans to forget the C. S. L
Among the old Cotton States boys
now with the National League are
Raymond De Vore and Schlei with
New York, Canmitz with Pittsburg,
Reilly and Sallee with St. Louis and
Oakes with Cincinnati.
ANOTHER INSANE FAD.
NEW YORK. May 13. Just one
year ago he first tidings that the
directoire was headed toward New
York. Now comes the dressmaker
who introduced the innovation, with
another creation still more startling.
When the wearer standi still it re- " OHIO PROHIBITION,
sembles an ordinary party costume.
The moment she moves it i quite dif-j TOLEDO,., May lS.-Scaborn
ferent. What has seemed skirt Wright of Georgia, Rev. John Rut
parts just above the knees and regu-; ledge of Cleveland and several other
lar trousers are revealed. Just trou- men of national prominence in Anti-
sers they make no pretense of being
anything else. They measure thirty
six inches around thebottom and
reach to the shoe soles.
COLORADO IN LINE.
DENVER, May IS The Colorado
Conservation Commission appointed
an auxiliary to the National Commis
sion opened a two days session at the
state capitol Friday, Committees on
permanent organizations and resolu
tions were named at the opening ses
sion and several papers were read re
garding the conservation of the na
tural resources of the slate. The
committee is divided for and against
the Rooscvelt-Pinchot policies and a
lively contest is expected.
Saloon work will take part in meet
ings here tomorrow, when from
thirty-six pulpits plant for voting
Toledo and Lucas county dry will be
discussed. The campaign thus begun
will be continued through the week.
There are nearly 600 saloons in Lucas
county that would be closed if ths
county should be voted dry.
For a burn or scald apply Cham
berlain's Salve. It will allay the pain
almost instantly and quickly heal the
inured parts. For sale by Frank
Hart and Leading Druggists.
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, week's deadlock.
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service of the Wabash Railroad and
in lis7 he became general manager
of the road and in 1894 he was elected
vice president of the Wabash system
For a brief period in 1901 Mr. Hays
was president of the Southern Pacific
Railway, but retired within a few
months to accept his present position
as vice president and general mana
ger of the Grand Trunk Railway.
M'r. Hays also holds the office of
president of several of the subsidiary
companies of the Grand Trunk sys
tem, including the Grand Trunk-Pacific.
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'Rube" Marquard "Eleven thousand
dollars worth of cheese."
If the smallpox makes the players
show the goods that Hal Chase has
been displaying since he returned to
the game it might be well for Roger
Bresnahan to send his Cardinals to
Evidently Billy Murray's Phillies
need no benzoate of soda to keep
them alive. So far this season the j
Quakers have played the genuine
printcd on-the-label kind of ball.
It is said that Honus Wagner of
the Pirates will receive a salary cf
$15,000 for the present season. That
ought to be good news to a number
of circus people.
The Caldwell team in the Idaho
League has a one-handed player by
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