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EXCEUSIVEi? TELEGRAPHIC PRESS REPORT.
VOL. XL. no.;
ASTORIA. OI1EGON, SUNDAY MORNING, JUNE 11, 185)3.
PRICE, FIVE CENTS,
r4 M 2 re r h ; i tt. w. i ;
. 'KM y i: lit I m
Continued till old stock is closed out
at cost. New Goods arriving sold at
W. W. PARKER,; Assignee.
Big Bargains la
flam mocks, and General Fancy G.oods, Picture
b'rames, and Albums. Large shipment of bird
'gcs ex-ship Jennie Harkness.
iiWUtl'r li'OK ACCOUNT and
ffuik: W th (Si'iio'ral Messenger' Co,, i15
K ii;i.Miit! street ,
4 A. C.eVcLANa,
A. ATIOKiNKi AT LAW.
Mltli-e - Kl iuuy's nistt uneR bulldiux, corner
Tlnnt and Ucuevieve atiet'tn j up stairs.
A I r:!L. A.VD COLAX'ELOii Al LAW
ortt::e on second street, - Astoria, Or.
JOHN H. SMITH.
V Al'iOltNKr AT LAW.
Olllce in Kinney' uev brick building, over
Astoria National Bank,
ItEA U ESTATE AND INSURANCE AGENT
t.'Uice 11a iteuton streej, Astoria, Oregon.
l. EUIV JANSON.
rili .-IClAN & BUKUKON; K lOM
--'iU(!CiiViT Oood'sClotlling Store, hours, 10 to
in, a hi o i, in, ion p m. Sunday, iu to 11 m,
DR. O. B. ESTES,
l'HVtSUUA.N AiVD SUHI1ROW.
.ipecliil attention to Diseases ol Women aud
.uif.i i. uiiiceoveruauziger's store Astoria.
. A. L. and J A. Fill TOM
L OHh WKjj of WOMEN A Sl'iX'l VLCY
f. u ;.r .ii r. J. A. Fulton.
UMlee IU J:lss streuu llourn lu to 12 and 1 to 4
1 AV TIITTl C M n
J rll ViSlUI AN, rtllKUKUA'ii AO(!()Ui:HUC
iillln , runriH 8.4 uiit Astoria NationaiBaiik.
liours, hi 'i U & -i ti6 Kesidence. 639 Cedar st,
U'J (Kli.H'ATlllO riU'rilClAN & SUK
un m. ..hum. aw. i lini Hi.rnm. iinnn in m 14
.unl t i 4, Sunday I Ui Jtusidence -uSil Sd street
r P. MULLINIX. M. D..
,IJ. dlei spuuiai i.ieaiiiiut for Catarrh,
iu. oai i.iiutrn, Km iny (iemto-ljriiiary urttans
M.ii a .i..siaiM,i'H,i 'idrd St. llours.u a.ni, p.m.
HIUHARU HAHHV. -
JJARHY A ISOM,
o. b. isom.
CIVIL KNGIN12EU8 AND 8UKVIY01t8.
ItOIIMS 5 AND 8,
OVEtt A8T0KIA NA1I0NAL BANK.
W. T. RUltrtKVt J. W. DKAPKS
Iarney & Draper,
Oregon t lty, Oregou
,. .v..i;.,. years' esoerlence as reelHter r ill
l . s ! , o llee lieri1, recommends us in mil
. I., .if Mining and ail oilier business lie-
uid i mice or tne Courts, and Involv
i vice oi me uenerai l.iud tilllco.
JJ?3CKfcNBR0UCH & COWING.
LAW OKKICE..OREGON LlTY, OH.
Spe.cial aitentlon piven to land business. Set
(.ers ou lioiiH'stea.ls or pre-emption claims mid
li.ulier land purchases shown every advantage
id i ne law. Kor nsdstaiice In making ll ial
ii i i -an mi us.
L I'I.no i u Nut.
Ho .'.11. West Sixili sireet.
Imports the most delicious taste and mat tc
all KOICAL OEM.
Tl..;'.US at Mad-
rv, . bis brother I
Ma; ) l.
f i'K hot & cold
ihz'. tVir sauce i
liU--! : e teeu.ed In
on, llio njfwt
re -JMile, as well
w l Iio i-jt v-hnje.
T'li:. ruco tnot is
.Beware of Mfeitions; "
Eee that you get Lea & Perms'
Btjmihrre on rrpir bottle oT Oriirinil fe Ofluulne.
JOHN UCM AN'S KOMH, Y'HIK.
pSfT' j WELHII
fSur ' BAfiEBITS,
I. W. CASE,
TaiNSACTC a General Bankino Business,
Drafts drawn avallablo in any par j of tho D
j " sua ou nong kong, umua,
omce Hours: 10 A. M. to 8 P. M.
Odd Fellows Bulldine, Astoria, Oregou,
I- W. CASE,
Germau-Amorican, New York City, N. Y.
Union Fire and Marine, of New Zealand.
National Fire and Marine Ins, Co., of Hartford. '.
Connecticut Fire Ins. Co., of Hartford.
Homo Mutual Ins. -Co., of San Francisco.
Phirnii, of London. , Imperial, of London.
Now York Plate Class Ins. Co.
ASTORIA NATIONAL BANK
GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS.
Accounts of Firms and Individual! (Solicited
on Favorable Terms.
Interest paid on Time Deposits. Mouej
Loaned ou Personal security.
Foreign aud Domestic E.xchango bought anl
I). K. Warrsn, President.
J. K. IMirtrlBN, Cashier.
' J.C llenieal, Vice Presldeul
' . I. K. tYarria, 1
John llubsoa, Directors.
II. I'. Thomnnoa, )
Tkeo Bracker, .1
THE ASTOBIA SAVINGS BANK
Acts as trustee for .omnrAtlnnn snd liiillvM
uals. Deposits solicited
Interest will be allowed on savings deposit
Ou ordinary savings h-ok! 4 per cent net
On term savings books 6 por cent, per annum
On certificates of deposit:
iot inroo monies, 4 per cent, per annum.
For six months, 5 per cent, per annum.
For twolve mouths, 6 per cent, per annum.
I. W. CASK . Prnaldom
J. Q. A . BOW LB y Vice-President
FRANK PATTON... Casblei
W. E. DEMENT Keorelarj
I. W. Case, J. Q. A. Bowlby, (lust Holmes,
u. n. rage, Ben. Yoimo, A. 8. Reed.
F. J. Taylor. ,
THE PORTLAND SAVINGS' BANK
OH rOBTtAND, OREGON.
Paid tin capital . -mat imo
Surplus and profits .. 60,000
r-sAoii iif.sua. fresmeni.
D. P. THOMPSON, Vice-President.
- u. M.oi uaiioai, uasnior
Hardware and Ship Chandlery,
Pure Oil, Bright Varnish. Blnacle Oil. Cot
ton Canvas, Hemp Bail Twine, fjird Oil,
Wrought Iron Spikes, Galvanizted Cut Nails
Agricultural Implements, 8wlng Ma
macliines, Paints and Oils. .
H. B. PAEKER
Lime. Brick, Sand, Fire Brick. Fire Clay.
Cement. Mill Feed. Oats. Hay. ritraw.
Wood Delivered to Oriter.
Draying, Teaming tod Expresi Bciincas.
IS THE '
Bon Ton Ton Restaurant in the Town
(And the Finest on the Coast.'.
inner Parties, Banquets a Specialty
Tb Fiaest Wiam aa4 Liqaors,
A . . -
C. P. UPSHUR,
SHIPPING and COMMISSION
THE CALAMITY II WASHINGTON
The List of Killed Includes Aboil
' " Twcnty-Fiye Persons.
CAUSE . Of THE COLLAPSE
Indignation Kxproaned by the Oerku
They Hold the Official Keionnl!)le
fur the Awful Affair.
Associated Press. .
wasnington, June 10. The sad re
sult of the downfall of. the old Ford's
Theater furnished the principal topic
of conversation all day. The opinion
Is unanimous that there la blame some
where for the shocking fatality, and
many men echoed the words of Dr.
l Cartlett, that the accident was not one
the responsibility for which could be
laid upon God. The more the matter
is discussed and the farther along the
work of clearing awy the debris pro
gresses, the more evident this becomes,
This morning the uninjured clerks In
tha doomed building were about the
scene of the disaster discussing the sit
uatlon, and holding little indignation
meetings It is evident the feeling is
very strong among them, and many
are loud in expressions of condemnar
tiiorr for the officials of the government
Who herded them together In such a
lHullding. Colonel Sifqvvart, superin
tendent of construction of the new city
post office, seemed to think as others
do, that the whole trouble came from
the weakening of the structure caused
by the excavations In the front part of
There is no decrease In the general
feeling of indignation, that fills the
city over the awful disaster. There
was much comment over .the fact that
noVa flag on any of the-public build
ings was half-masted- today.
Secretary of War Lamont arrived
here this afternoon, and had a confer
ence, wltfi Acting Secretory Grant and
C.olonel Ainsworth, with regard to the
future action of tha department con.
cerndng the calamity. The records of
the war department show that the
collapsed . theater building was for
years known officially, to be unfit for
human occupation by reason, not only
of tha structural weakness but also
because of its defective sanitary condi
tlon. The frightful accident calls to
the attention of the officials the con.
dltion of other, public buildings which
are said to be more or less unsafe. The
building occupied by the war depart
ment and the second auditor of the
treasury Is frequently criticized, and
clerks who work there assert It la none
too safe. The Busch building,' which
forms "an annex of tha postofflce de
partment, is another of these struct
ures about which clings an unsavory
reputation, for safety and substantial
ity. The patent office, a massive stone
structure, Is exempt from general crit
icism. The building; in which the of
fice of the sixth auditor of the treasury
department 1b located, though new, is
so heavily weighted with public docu
ments and other material that the
floors have sunk from two to three
Inches already, and the clerks are In
constant fear. There is no more dan
gerous trap In the) city than the
patched-up government printing office,
which has been from time to time
strengthened by wooden and Iron sup
VICTIMS OP FRIDAY'S CALAMITY.
Washington, Juna 10. The death list
resulting from the Ford's theatre acci
dent now stands at twenty-five. The
stories of suffering and distress grow,
lng out of ; tha ' calamity are heart
rending. A coroner's Jury was Impan
eled this morning and will begin the
Inquest Monday. An Investigation will
also be made by the war department,
I. W. Boody, of New York, reported
In the list of dead, escaped uninjured
This makes the total number of deaths
twenty-two. There Is also a doubt
about the death of Jarvls, of Michigan.
Berlin, June 10. At the general elec
tions for members of the reichstag on
Thursday next, and the bye-elections
sure ta be required, 397 members of the
house, a full complement, will be re
turned. The present week closed with
1,550 candidates In the field. Not only
new aspirants for seats, but new po
litical factions appear daily, and as the
election dally draws gradually nearer,
tHa confusion grows worse. Instead of
eight recognized parties In the late
reichstag holding the electoral field, jn
the present campaign, there are about
twenty secrlops, each fighting for Its
own program. Among the latest devel
opments In the political situation la a
break-up among the anti-Semites. The
Jew baiters consist of three distinct
factions. The final result must de
pend on political combinations. Every
thing promises that the new reich
stag will be the most motley parlia
ment known to lildtorv. Dvi. -
congress will qonslder the currency
question In September creates a lively
Interest In financial circles here, and
more so In Austria.
Sixty Thousand Dollars Goes Up In
Smoke In Oakland.
Oakland, Juna 10. A Are started here
In a saloon about 1 o'clock thla morn
ing, and -hi two hours caused a loss of
tfiOiOOO. There were no adequate means
of fighting the flames. Eleven wooden
buildings and one brick, all occupied
by business firms, were consumed. The
principal losses, are estimated as fol
lows: E. G. Young & Co., warehouse
burned and store damaged, $15,000, par
tially Insured: W. T. Turner & Co,
merchandise stock, $12,000, Insurance,
$3,000; A, F, Brown, two store build
lngs and warehouse, $10,000, no insur
ance; Mrs. Young, brick store building,
$5,000, no Insurance; Baker & Howard,
saloon building and stock, 3,000, Insur
ance, $750; John Bayless, saloon, $1,800,
insurance, $300; P. B. Beckley, building
In course of construction, $4,000; TJmp.
qua Lodge, I. O. O. F., $1,000, insurance,
$300. Smaller losses make a total of
about $CO,000. Farmers In the vicinity
lose about $3,000 worth of wool stored
In the burned warehouses. Tha origin
Of the fire. Is not known.
THE CANAL STRIKE.
Chicago, June 10. Everything was
quiet In tha quarries and along the
drainage canal In the neighborhood of
Lamont today. George Kiskane was
added to tha list of those killed In yes
terday's fight. He died this morning,
Another body was found today, but the
nam of the victim Is unknown, though
it Is said ta be one of the strike lead
ers. Later In the day another un
known body was found riddled with
bullets. It Is now believed there are
from three to five bodies In tho canal.
Governor Altgeld held a conference
of tha strikers and contractors. After
considering the testimony, he gave out
the statement that his opinion, so far
as tha Investigations have gone, Is that
the shooting of tha strikers hy the
drainage men was unprovoked, and un
called' for';'; The list of dead will be
Increased more than half a dozen from
among .those wounded. ;
Tonight eleven companies of militia,
comprising about A00 men, are camped
along tha canal near Lamont, the scene
of yesterday's riot. There Is no sign
of any trouble.
" TRAIN ROBBERS AT WORK. '
Clmmarron, Tex., June 10. The Cal
ifornia express on the Atchison, To
peka and Santa Fe, was held up near
here and tha express car . robbed of
$200,000 early this morning by five ban
dits, who flagged the train and forced
the fireman and engineer at the point
of a revolver to accompany them to
tha express car. Express Messenger
Whittlesey refused to open the? door,
and the robbers fired Into the car,
wounding the messenger, who still re
fused to open. Then tha robbers blow
open the door with dynmlte and rifled
tha car of everything of value except
what was contained In the through
safe. Whittlesey was not seriously
hurt. He Is tha messenger who stood
off the, Dal ton gang at Redrock, I. T.,
a year ago.
HEAVY FLOODS IN IOWA.
Dubuque, Iowa, June 10. The rain
storm today was the severest In years,
two Inches and a half of water falling
within three hours. The streets are
running rivers and everything mova
ble is being carried with the current.
Scores of houses In the flat portion of
the city are Inundated, sidewalks
washed away, streets torn up and sew
ers burs ted. A rough estimate places
tha loss In tha city at $50,000. .Reports
from the country are ito the effect that
many railroad bridges were washed
away, and great damage has been done
to crops. :
ETJLALIE TIRED OF CEREMONY.
. Chicago, June 10. Eulalie visited the
fair again today. A member of the
committee on ceremonies Informed Her
Highness that when It Butted her plea
sure luncheon would be served In the
administration building. The princess
replied that when, she felt hungry she
would lunch' at the nearest restaurant.
The party soon went to Midway Plal-
sance and thre lunched . In the Ger
man village rye bread and sausages,
cheese and beer comprising the repast.
WANTS A SECOND TERM.
New York. June 10. The Times says:
"Samuel E. Morse, of Indiana, consul-
genetal of Paris, today sailed for Eu
rope. "There Is no doubt In my mind,;'
said Morse, "that Harrison Is prepar
ing to be a candidate for tho presidency
In 1S96. H(j friends are working for
ON THE MATRIMONIAL MARKET.
Newburg, N. Y., June 10. Judge
Brown today granted a divorce to Mrs.
Frank Lesllefrom her English hus
band, W. C. K. Wilde, a brother of
Oscar Wilde, on the ground of proa
and vulgar Intemperance, violence and
mmltr. Sfrsi Is'Id U alluwed to re-
A VISIT TO THE WHITE C1T
Tie Cost of Ww in CHicago Ver
HOTEL OOMPEI'liIJN IS URtSJK
The Crowds Not So (ireut as Axllt Ipuleil
A Few G.ioil Wi nt for the Oreirou
(Correspondence of The Astorlan.)
Chicago, Juno 6th. A consldernbl
number of people have deferred visit
lng Chicago on account of reported ex
tortlonate charges for food and lodging,
For tho Information of such persons
I will state that comfortable rooms at
convenient distance frcn the fair
grounds rrn readily bo had from $1 to
$2 per day. As for restaurant charges,
they aro about as usual. The accom
panying bill of fare will show that
tha cost of living is not above 50 per
cent more than It Is In Astoria. At
the chop houses convenient to the
grounds a good plain meal may be
had for 25 cents, although If one hunts
for expensive hotels they can be found
In Chicago as well as elsewhere. In the
fair grounds the charges are somewhat
higher, being about equal to those of
railroad restaurants and church socials,
Any person coming here with the Idea
of ''cutting a figure" or "doing the
fair" can dispose of considerable
money, but tha cost of a month's res!
denca In Chicago need not exceed the
very moderate sum of $100, divided as
, Sleeping accommodations $30.00
Admission to the fair 15,00
Admission to Bide shows 22,50
There Is quite a lively competition
among the) hotels .and Ireritaurants,
owing to the fact that the crowds are
much smaller than anticipated, and
until these conditions are changed no
one need fear extortions In any par
Entering the White City your cor
respondent began a tour around the
world In two hours, as the old pano.
rama posters used to state. Those of
your renders who consider dancing
tha poetry of motion would receive a
liberal educutlon In poesy by "taking
In" some of the sida shows in Midway
plalsance. Sonnets in- "double-shuffle"
meter,, doggerel In hop, skip inmblcs
and newspaper ponies with the rhythm
of the St. Vllus dance.
Thu DahomoyatiH, out of respect to
the American prejudlr"? recording
clothes, havo .uidiU it. little to their
usual costume of lion strings r.'.i.l vn
cant iBtnllcs. Th;Jr daivlng c(nilt!
In taking a short step with the rltfht
foot and drawing the left after it
They do this till they stub their toes
against 'thlel brchestra; , then they
swarm back and go thropgh the diffi
cult feat again. Their leading man Is
from "Old Vlrglney," and has studied
under ' Ward, as Is . evident from his
dancing. He begins with a shuffle a
la Billy Rice. Ho has attired himself
In blue overalls -cut decollette at the
knees. Over this he wears a shirt. On
his face he carries a mask fashioned
after one of his distinguished ances
tors, the gorilla.
The orchestra consists of a gourd
fiddle torn torn, and several pieces of
scrap Iron. One of the musicians fell
asleep during a performance, but the
audience did not mind, as It reduced
the discord about 10 per cent.
In the Turkish theatre a wedding g
followed by a wedding dance. The
bride Is clothed In blue bloomers and a
red bodice, and moves about on her
tip-toes In a do-ce-do manner.
The Irish village In the Midway
laisance contains a miniature Blarney
Castle, Inside the castle are rooms
where Irish work Is exhibited. An old
man whose face, to quote the words
of Col. Pat Donan, "Is almost an exact
topographical twin of the map of Ire
land," plays the Irish bagpipes. This
Is an improvement on the Scotch, If
such an Infernal machine cai. be said
to be Improved. Instead of blowing
through a tube In the manner of a
Scotchman, (the Hibernian countenance
was decorated with a short pipe which
looked black against a fringe of red
chin whiskers) "The brith," to quote
the musician, "came from the little
belfus beneath me left arrum."
Entering the fair grounds proper the
visitor skirts the offices and arrives,
at a bridge. Here he pauses to watch
the fairy scene tho laguon stretching
to the lower end, where the statue of
the republic stands upon a pedestal
In, the waters. Bak of the pedestal aro
a number of Greek columns, and be
yond Dtretches the great Lake Michi
gan. The lagoon Is skirted by great
white pal.wes, whilu fairy gnnd'ila.4 and
fllrlc launrht-s d:irt hither and th'.'h
er amid the shadows, or pause an in
eLaJit at !!; marble landing. j
government building, the departments
radiating from a grand central hall.
In the engineering department tho
model of tho section of the jetty work
at Fort Stevens occupies a prominent
place, the cars being out on the track
loaded with rock, but as no engines
are attached, the stranger wonders how
the cars got there. ' It would have Ven
a great Improvement had engines Iieen
attached. In order that a better Idea of
the magnitude of the work might be
In the fisheries department are some
very good pictures by Astoria photo
graphers and some model fish traps
with boat and gear from various parts
of tho country, but your correspondent
was unable to find tho model fish boat
sent by Mr. Kinney.
Tho Oregon "fruit exhibit Is attract
ing wide attention, and Is a great ad
vertisement for the coast.
It may be of' interest to the dtlry
men of Clatsop county to know that In.
the tests being held under govern
ment supervision, to finally determine
tho best dairy animal, the Jerseys are:
far In the lead. W. C. B.
OREGON BANK IN TROUBLE.
Portland, June 10. Word has reached
here from Corvollls that Hamilton, JoU
& Co., private bankers, had suspended
Tho following notice was posted on
the door: "We have been compelled to
suspend for want of cash. The assets
are sufficient to pay depositors in full,
as soon ns they can be realized upon."
There was no preceding distrust ap
parent, but a steady withdrawal of
deposits on account of tha prevailing
financial stringency. The assets are
$255,000 In money, notes, county se
curities and real estate. The liabili
ties are $205,000, of which $171,000 Is de
posits. There Is but little excitement,
and general confidencq Is expressed
that tha concern will be able to resume
business shortly. The First National
Bank kept its doors open till six
ANOTHER BANK CLOSED.
Cincinnati, June 10. The Citizens'
National bank of Hlllsboro has bn
closed by order of the comptroller of
currency. A cousin of ex-Governor
Foraker is the president.
Sioux City, 14., June 10. The' Union
Stockyard's State Bank filed an as-
slgnment this morning. The assets are
placed at $482,607; liabilities, $163,140.
WASHINGTON KNIGHTS TEMPLAR
Tacornn, Juno 10. The grand com-
mandery of the Knights Templar con
tinued Its session today and adjourned.
The place of next year's session Is left
to a committee to decide. The re
corder's report showed eight command-
les in the state, and In the last year
flfiy-.-eviii Masons have ber-.i knighted,
fifty-one afllllated, Blx admitted, seven-
n ui.-.pimtlod, and six died, making
a gain of ninety-five for the year and
tot:.l membership of 505. The new
officers are: Grand commander, Eu
gene T. WllBon, Ellensburg; deputy,
George N. Alexander, Seattle; general
issimo, Horace W. Tyler, Spokane; cap-tain-general,
Geo. E. Dickinson, Ellens
burg; senior wnrden, Jacob Weather
wax, Aberdeen; Junior, warden, R. A.
Ketner, Tacoma; treasurer, Thomas M.
Reed, Olympla; recorde-iVM, C. Blalock,
THE COUNTRY'S WHEAT CROP.
Washington,- Juno 10. The report of
June 1st, based on returns to the de
partment of agriculture, makes the
acreage of winter wheat, compared with
that of last year 87.83, being a reduc
tion of 12.2 points. The states In
which the principal decrease occurred
are Illinois, Missouri, Kansas and
California. The reduction of area in
the states of Kansas, Missouri and Il
linois was caused In tho main by tho
long-continued drought and extreme
cold winter. The vaBt amount of acro
ago sown has been plowed up and put
Into other crops. The conditions of
spring wheat pressage an average for
the entire country of 86.4.
LAUNCHING A BATTLESHIP.
Philadelphia, June 10. The big bat
tleship Massachusetts was successfully
launched from the yards of the Cramps
this morning In the presence of Secre
tary of the Navy Herbert, Attorney
General Olney, representing the state
of Massachusetts, a number of dis
tinguished naval and army oftlclnls.
and a multitude of 15.000 spectators.
THE CUT MET.
Omaha, June 10. The Union Pacific
Railroad Company today made a dwp
cut In freight rates to the coast, follow-
ng tho lead Inaugurated by the Great
Northern. The Union Pacific also ctita
ic rates to Montana and Oregon
points, and declare they will not stop
ntll the others do.
BASEBALL IN ALBANY.
Albany, June 10. The baseball
giuiiruU were, dedicated today hy a
Kama between tho Portland nd Al
bany icama. Tho iu-u n.,.
6; fortmml, 3.