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ASTC2U POBMC UBMRY ASSSCUTiOii;
EXCLUSIVE 3 TELEGRAPHIC PRESS REPORT.
VX)L. XL. NO.; 137.
ASTORIA. OREGON, TUESDAY MORNING, JUNE ltf, 1893.
PRICE, FIVE CENTS,
Continued till old stock is closed out
at cost. New Goods arriving sold at
liberal: discount. . , '
W. W. PARKER,; Assignee.
- Big Bargains
BA.BY - BUUGIES,
flam mocks,' and General Fancy Goods, Picture
l'ramcs, and Albums.. Largo shipment of bird
ges ox-ship Jennio Harkness.
4 O 33 03
A. o.-UnWiiF ACCOUNT A and
PROFUSION Ab IO0KKEEPEB.
oirpK'R : W tli (i.-iieral Mewcnger Co,! 615
L katnoquo street
ATTOKMJfiJf AT LAW.
urtlce-Kiuney'8 new brick building, corner
Thud and Genevieve streets ; up stairs.
A f Tf)!LKY AXD COLXCELOU AT LAW
will. :e , hi .tocoinl -invet, - Astoria, Or.
OHH H. SMI M,
O A f 1'orlNKV AT LAW.
oflceln Kinney's new brick building, over
Anuria .National il ma,
W. PARKt R,
KKA.L KiTATK AND IN81JRANCB AUliNl
t lllce Hi ilenton sliest, Astoria, Oreou.
D9 EILIV JNSON.
PllV.sTciA;N & MUKUKON. R Oil 7
illcei'Vi-r 0kooiI's Clothing Store, hours, 10 lo
i- in, 2 to 5 p, in, 7 to 8 p in. Sunday, lu to 11 in.
DR. O. O. SStES,
PllY.MClA ttsi SURGEON.
ripgclal alti-iilion lo Diseases ot Women and
huiK iy. u;uce ovr ua isuger a store Astoria.
Da . A. L. and J. a. FULTON.
MSKASl'S Of WOMKN A SPliOULfY.
Miiuory oy r. J. A. Pulton.
Olllee Ja-is street, llourii 10 to li and 1 to 4
I AY TUTTLE M.D.,
O I'll YrfllilAN, riUKUKDiN A ACOOUiIHKUH.
Onie -. rooms S, 4 nv r Astoria National Bank
hmirs, 10 w 12 Si 2 tod Uesidence. 6:t9 Cedar at
D5I. WALTER I. H1WAD.
li'MllK i'A I'tllO PHYSICIAN il stnt
if'Mil. I'iikM. 431. 1'ilird slr.id.. Hkiiih 10 to 12
tii.l i! to4,Suiulay 1 1 Uuddeiice tS 8d hi reel
r P. MULLINIX, M D.,
IJ, Hive speuiat neaiiiiHiit for Cnlarrli,
liifoit l.ans, Kcl ii'y tieniio-lirinary oraim
'..il : :lj.St;lU-H,iidl:a l llii'J .St. lluiirs.a u.m.u p.m.
KIUIIAHO HAKHY. ' a. II. I MOM
CIVIL KNUINEKKS ANI.riUKVKYOIW.
HOOUS 6 AMD 8,
OVKIt ASTORIA WAllONAL BANK.
W. T. llUllNKY,
J. W. DBAPKR
Barney & Draper,
Oregon city, Oregon,
Twelve years' experience as reitister of Ih
ll. 8. land Ofllce here, recninineuds us In our
- ..i . ii . .if Mining and all other business be-
i tv, ii - i.ana iiiuce or me (Jouris, ana Invoiv
j . , n i ictice ol tlie General Land OtUce.
ROCKENBROUCH & COWING.
LAW OFFICE, OREGON CITY, OR. ,
special attontinn given to land business. Set'
tiers on hninesteails or pro-emptlon claims and
timber land purchases shown every advantage
ot I no law. For as.istance in making Itnal
proof call on us.
L i'U.-U lUNhU.
No .11. Wost Sixlh .-treet.
T!?! Original and Genuine
-tr a ' i T-i Wrfi 'I flnJiiftf-1- ..--
Imparts the mot dulidont
of HOTTER from
TI. :!AM at Md
rst . his bmther
tEA r PEEBIJiS-th.-it
!wlr sauce is
Ui:- . c tciicd In
' j: '. , nud is in my
iT':on, Uio mart
ra :M, as well
9i:i u Mico tli&t is L i
Beware of Imitations ;
ego that you get lea & PerrW
BlTutcrc on ewj bottle of OrlinI k Oamiaa.
IOIIS Dt'SC'AJi'! U.Mt.M:W YOUK.
taste and tat tC
fv HOT & COLD
jp?l!i;; j GA.1IE,
I. W. CASE,
TRANSACTS A GENERAL BANKING: BUSINESS.
Drafts drawn available in any par. of the 0
and Europe, aud on Hong Koug, China,
Office Houre:-10 A. M. to 3 P. M.
Odd Fellow Dulldlne, Astoria, Oregon.
I. W. CASE,
German-American, New York City, N. Y.
Union Fire and Marine, of New Zealand.
National Fire and Marine Ius. Co., of Hartford.
Connecticut Fire Ins. Co., of Hartford.
Home Mutual Ins. Co., of San Francisco.
Pboenii, of London. I Imperial, of London.
New York Plate Class Ins. Co. ' -
ASTORIA NATIONAL BArK
GENERAL BANKING BUSIES).
Accounts ol Firms aud Individuals (solicited
on Favorable Teims.
Interest paid on Time Deposits. Mono;
Loaned on Personal ecnrlty.
Korelgn snd iiomentlo Exchange bought an 1
I. K. Warren, President.'
J. K. IIIkeIiis, Cashier.
J.C Pfmeni, Vice Presldoni
l. K. Warres, 1
K. Wright, I
Johs llobsoD, Directors
II. C. Thompson, 1
Theo Hracksr, J
TEE AST03IA SAVINGS BANK
Acts s trustee for corporations and Individ
uals. Deposits solicited
Interest w!ll be allowed on savings deposit
On ordinary sayings hwks 4 per cent nei
On term savings book.-i 6 per cent, per annum
On certlllcaU'S of deposit:.
For threo months, 4 per cent, per annum.
For sfx months. 6 per cent, per annum.
For tweivo mouths, 0 per cent, per annum.
I. W. CASK President
J. Q. A. BOWI.UY .Vice-Pr sideul
FRANK PATTON Cashici
W. K. DEMENT "eeretan
I. W. Case, J. Q. A. Bowlby, (inst Holmes.
C. H. Pajro, lienj. Yount', A. 8. Reed.
F. J. Taylor.
THE PORTLAND SAV NOS DANK
IIP PORTLAND. ORKOOW.
Paid np cnpital ..YiO.nOO
surplus ana proms 6U,uu(
Nl.wiv iif.Mjil, fretment.
D. P. THOMPSON, Vice-President
H. C.8TRATT0N, Cashier
T. 33. "VVST'irT
Hardware and Ship thantiiery.
Pure Oil, UrlKht Varnish. Rtnsele OH. Cot
ton Canvas, Hemp Hall Twin, ' ard Oil,
Wrought Iron Spikes, Ualvanizted Cut Kalis
Agricultural Iniplenients, Sfwing Ma
inachiues, Paints and Oils.
H. B. PARKvEE
Lime. Brick, Sand, Fire Brick, Fire Clay.
Cement, Mill Feed. Oats. Hay. rttiaw.
Wood Delivered to order.
Dnying, Teiaiin and Eipreti Basineai.
Bon Ton Ton Restaurant ia the Town
(And the Finest op the Coasts
Dinner Parties, Banquets a Sptcialh
Tfca Finest Wine ul Liijoors.
C. P. UPSHUR,
SHIPPING aud C0M3IISS1O.V
Astoria, - Oregon.
FORD'S THEATRE CATASTROPHE
Inpest On toe Victims Bcpn Tester
flay in Wastainton.
COLONEL AINSWORTH DENOUNCED
Witnesses anil Clerks Much Excited, and
Indulge In Threatening Language- Sen
tlonal Evidence rrainised.
Washington, . June 12. The Inquest
over the bodies of the victims of the
Ford's theatre accident began here to
day. Colonel AInsworth, chief of the
record and pension division, was pres
ent. The first witness was Benjamin
ReJss, who testified that, he had not
seen the area roped off as dangerous
inside the building. For several years
he had heard rumors that the old
building, particularly the rear part,
which did not fall, was unsafe. Charles
Troutman, a clerk, testified that he
had been warned by J. W. Webb,v In
charge of the first floor, not to approach
the area of the floor roped off while
the excavation was going on. No other
warning of 'insecurity of the building
was given. Smith Thompson, a clerk;
testified that the messengers of Colonel
AInsworth, stationed on .the stairway,
had frequently notified the clerks with
bated breath, that It was the colonel's
orders that employes should walk on
their tip-toes up and down the stair
way. The witness was an engineer
and examined- the building. There
were no props where the excavation
was going on. - He declared the feel
ing of the clerks toward Colonel AIns
worth one of abject fear.
This afternoon there was an ex
citing scene. Charles Barnes, " a
brother of one of the men killed, walk
ed forward, shook his fist in Colonel
Alnsworth's face, shouting, "You mur
dered my brother, and you shan't sit
here Intimidating these witnesses."
Colonel AInsworth Btarted to speak,
when the excited clerka began shout
ing for him to "sit down," "shut up,"
and the like, followed by cries of
"Hang him!" "Hang him!" and the
men sprang forward as if to execute
the mandate. They were finally quiet
ed, however, and the Inquest was ad'
A letter from Secretary Lam on t was
read at the inquest giving the assur
ance that no clerk need fear dismissal
on account of his testimony. "
A number of the clerks testified that
they felt the building Insecure, but
they were afraid to protest against
working in it for fear of losing their
positions. Before. a witness was al
lowed to proceed, B. H. Warner, one
of the Jurors, suggested to the coroner
that the episode showed the existence
of a , feeling that would best be si
lenced by the withdrawal of the party
against whom It was directed. Loud
applause followed Warner's remarks,
and Dr. Shaffer whispered a request to
Colonel AInsworth tow Ithdraw. He
refused to do so, however, and the cor
oner said he had no right to exclude
him. Juror Hanvey said he had been
told by a dozen clerks that they were
afraid to testify, and would have re
fused to do so but for the letter of
the secretary of war, stating that no
clerk need fear dismissal for his testimony.-
Ross Perry, the representa
tive of Colonel AInsworth, arose and
his first word was the signal for the
most exciting Incident of the day. But
ler Fitch, an old, white haired clerk,
started the trouble, "sit down," he
shouted, "you are an outsider and have
no right here. I protest against out
siders speaking here."
"Sit down, sit down," echoed his fel
low clerks. ..,
Fitch cried out something about
"murder," , and the words were ech
oed from every part of the hall. The
clerks were on their feet trying to
make speeches, as though a public
meeting was being held.
Morgan Spencer of Bridgeport. Ala.,
and a government clerk, called out to
Colonel AInsworth: "You should be
arrested for murder and not released
on ball." Here the tempest broke In
"Hang him," was shouted from , a
dozen throats. Every man In the spec
tator's seats arose at the cry of "hang
him, hang him" and the turmoil grew
Colonel AInsworth sat cool and col
lected. Somebody said after the up
roar was over, that hla hand moved
to his Inside eoat pocket and remained
there. His features seemed absolutely
Immovable. Perry remained standing,
but made no attempt to quell the mob.
Lieutenant Smiss was utterly power
less to still the tumult. A mad rush
had Just begun In the direction of Col
onel AInsworth, when Warner rose and
begged for order. The sight of him
standing stopped the rush.
"This outbreak of feeling must be
suppressed," he said, "not by the
ptrong hand of the law, but by the;
hand of fraternity." Tie crowd fell in
to Warner's way of thinking, and cried:
"Yea, yes." He saw his advantage and
made an appeal to let the question of
allowing Colonel Alnsworth's remain
ing be settled by cool heads. When he
took his seat, however, there were
mora threatening murmurlngs, and Dr.
Shaffer quickly adjourned the Inquest
until 10 o'clock tomorrow morning, at
the First precinct police station.
Department clerks stood about the hall
talking excitedly 'over the ' Incident.
Colonel AInsworth sat In his chair for
a minute and then, walked out of the
building, entered a carriage and quick
ly drove away amid angry expressions
from the crowd. When the hall was
emptied, In exolted language the clerks
continued, and finally Old Butler Fitch
mounted the entrance steps and pro
posed itn Indignation meeting, Immedi
ately; ), Smith Thompson was elected
chairman of the meeting, and de
nounclatlon of Colonel AInsworth and
those who Justified his course were In
dulged In. A committee was appointed
to wait upon the president against the
proposed Becret investigation at the
police station, and urged the suspen
sion of Colonel AInsworth pending the
Subsequently it was said the inquest
would be resumed tomorrow In the
same hall, but under better police ar
rangements. Judge Jery Wilson, vol
unteered his services to represent the
clerks, at the inquest tomorrow.
THEFORD'S THEATRE ACCIDE.NT.
Washington, June 12. The military
court of inquiry to investigate the
Ford's theatre accident will meet this
afternoon, but the taking of testimony
will not begin for a week, as the wit
nesses ' wanted are in attendance on
the coroner's inquest. ' -,..!.
EVANS AND SONTAO FOUND.
Vlsalla, Cal., June 12. Deputy Sheriff
Rapalje, of Fresno county, officer Fred.
Jackson, of Nevada, and others who
were In the mountains near here look
ing for Evans and Sontag, the noted
Collis train robbers, caihe on them
Sunday night and a general fight en
sued, In which Jackson was wounded
In the leg and Evans probably mor
tally . -.wounded. if not Wiled.' The
wounded officer was brought here and
the sheriff of Fresno was wired to send
a posse to the scene. Sontag escaped
A posse arrived at 10:25 this morning
from the scene of last night's encoun
ter with the notorious train robbers,
Chris Evans and John Sontag. At day
break It was discovered that the man
who had been shot by the officers last
night was John Sontag, instead of Chris
Evans, as was at first reported. . Son
tag is mortally wounded, having been
shot in the abdomen. He was brought
here by the posse. Chris. Evans es
caped into the mountains.
Marshal Gard, In an Interview, says
he had a warrant for the arrest of
Evans and Sontag for destroying a
mall car. He states that at least 130
shots were fired, and the fight lasted
one hour. His posse lived all the time
while in the mountains on crackers,
sardines and water. When the fight
commensed the posse fought like de
mons. He gives great praise to his
'Jackson's le'gi aws amputated this af
ternoon. Evans' house is guarded to
night. Sontag says that in the fight at
Young's cabin he and Evans were both
woundnd. The latter was grazed, on
the temple by a ball and Sontag was
shot Hi the arm.
News was received by courier to
night that Evans was located in Wil
cox Canyon. Two posses have left for
DEDICATING A NEW TEMPLE.
Tacoma. June 12. The annual meet
ing of the grand chapter of the state of
Washington, Order of the Eastern
Star, was held in the Masonic temple
of this city today, 252 delegates being
present. This evening the new Ma
sonic temple was formally dedicated.'
There were 1,000 epsrons In the hall.
' RECEIVER APPOINTED.
Chicago, June 12. A receiver was ap
pointed today for the Howey World's
Fair Hotel, and the Howey Improve
ment Company, The assets of the for
mer are 85,000; liabilities, 190,000. The
asseW'of the latter are $141,500; liabil
SALT LAKE BANK GONE. .
Salt Lake, June 12. The Park City
bank suspended today,, assigning to
Edward Kimball., Liabilities, 1130,000.
The assets are said to be as much, and
it la claimed the bank will shortly re.
ASSETS NOTHING. .
' Mankato, Kansas, June 12. The bank
of the Burr Oak, Jewel county, close!
Its doors this morning. Liabilities,
$35,000; assets, practically nothing.
SAVINGS BANK ASSIGNS.
Kansas City, Mo., June 12. The peo
ple's Guarantee Savings bank made an
iifc-lgniiiuf.t today. Liabilities about
?;7.0fK; cswts, $50,000.
A B LEASE Of lift
Glove Contests Begun in an Miaua
Town Last Nigel ."
UNDER TOG 1-v.VV j A NOTION
A number f Matches ltetween Bruisers
Fixed Mr. Ooddanl Puts Mr, Ken.
Hi')- to Klrep.
Roby, Ind., Juno 12. The circum
stances leading up to the formation of
the Columbian Athletic Club, on' the
heels of the ftirreptltuouKly enacted
law legalizing glove fights In Indiana,
are already known, and tonight saw
the Inauguration of the new fistic
arena, Incomplete as yet. When fin
ished the arena will seat over 18,000
people. Contests tonight were fixed
between Hugh Napier, of Australia and
Bobby Burns, the conuqoror of Cal
McCarthy, who meet two weeks from
tonight. Sol Smith, the Pacific coast
feather weight 'champion, and John T.
Griffin, Bralntree, Mass., who will have
It out July 10th; Dan Creedon and Alex
Greggains, billed for the latter part of
July, and George Dawson and Tommy
Ryan, who will deslde the welter
weight championship of the world In
August. Other matches are on tapis,
and. when the Corbett-Mitchell fight
comes up the club will assert Its full
financial strength. The Illinois Central
road tonight ran five sueclal trains
from Chicago to the club grounds, each
of which was crowded to overflowing.
Joe Goddard and Willis Kenney fur
nished the curtain raiser at tonight's
performance. The other was between
Billy Wood and Buffalo Castello.
Goddard knocked Kenney down a
dozen times. He hit him when he was
rising In the second round, and was
greeted with a Storm of hisses and
cries of "foul." He knocked Kenney
down with a savage right In the face,
and before the colored man could come
around he was out The main event of
the evening was between Castelfo and
Wood. Up to the fifty-first round the
situation was unchanged, the men
practically doing nothing. The referee
announced lh?y would fight to a fin
ish if It took a week. In the 70th
round the fight was declared a draw.
LAND ENTRIES CANCELED.
A Decision that May Affect Slmllnr En
Washington, June 12. Acting 'Land
Commissioner Bowers today rendered
a decision in which he orders canceled,
on the frronrd of fraud and collusion
about twenty-three Umber an i stone
entries of valuable timber lancU l?i th
Vancouver, Washington, Und district
and now held by J. B. Montgomery, of
Portland, Oregon, to whom the landj
were transferred Immediately after the
final proofs were made, '
THE COWBOY RACE TO GO.
Rapid City, S. D., June 12. The
much-talked-about cowboy race from
Chadron to Chicago, begins Tuesday
evening at 5 p. m. at the crack of a
plsto shot. If all the entries Btart there
will be between thirty and forty In the
race. The beat opinion Is that the man
who averages fifty miles per day will
win the race. Each man leads an ex
tra horse; must ride In a thirty-pound
saddle and weigh less than 120 pounds.
An attempt may be made by the offic
ers of the humanitarian society at
Chadron to interrupt the race. The
riders will not be allowed to ride over
twelve hours at a stretch, and every
precaution will be taken to prevent
Berlin, June 12. Germany Is In the
midst of a campaign, but one could not
tell It by the appearance of the streets,
or even of the newspapers. Every
thing appears peaceful, but below the
surface there Is excitement, bitter feel
ing and Intense partisanship, such as
not even the davs beforo civil war de
veloped in America. More than twen
ty political parties are striving for su
premacy at present, every class of peo
ple is dissatisfied, and they all look for
salvation from some political party but
HAVE NEW CERTIFICATES.
Washington, June 12. Chinese In
spector Coblentz telegraphed the treas
ury department today from Tacoma,
Wash., that the Haytlan Republic left
Vancouver on the 11 'h Inst, for the
United States, having on board 111
Chinese. Of this" number "thfrty had
been previously rejected at Portland
Oregon, by the United States authori
ties, but In this Instance they have new
certificates. There are not a dozen
Chinese merchants In the lot of 161.
FALLING OFF IN EXPORTS.
Washington, June 12. During the
eleven months ending May 31, 1S1.1, the
values of export bread-stuffs was $173..
0C9.2C1, and during the corresponding
period of the preceding, year $272,476.
023, a decrease of $99,406,762. Of thl
decrease $64,674,705 was In wheat, $21,
015,317 In corn, $10,035,134 In rye, $2,
943,875 In oats and $737,671 In barley,
cornmeal, oatmeal and wheat flour.
ENTERTAINED AT CHICAGO.
Chicago, June 12. Ex-President Ben
jamin Harrison arrived at the World's
Fair grounds shortly before noon. He
was entertained at luncheon In the ad
ministration building by the World's
He came here to make a speech at
the dedication of the Indiana building.
He was questioned this afternoon re
garding the Sunday closing contro
versy. Ho Bald It seemed the fair
would have prospered better had not
the controversy occurred. "The Ameri
can people," said he, "should put the
stamp of thlr approval on tha fair by
liberally attending and seeing the won
ders of the world grouped together
for their Inspection."
' TYPOS IN SESSION.
Chicago, June 12. The Forty-first an
nual convention of the International
Typographical Union met here today.
Three hundred delegates were present.
The Chtlds-Drexel home has been a
bone of contention ever sine? Its con
ception. The board of trustees have
reported Imperfections in the building
and the expenses of operating havo
been greately In excess of the original
estimates. It is also claimed that the
purposes for which the home was es
tablished, are not being carried out,
but, instead of belngp a place for In
digent unionists, it Is being turned to a
PASSENGER RATES REDUCED.
Chicago, June 12. Lines In the West
ern Passenger Association are uneasy
on account of the threatened reduc
tion of rates from the w.st, by the
Great Northern. They induced the lat
ter road to withhold Its reduction for a
few days, but the news today that It
had declared a $25 rate from Seattle to
St. Paul was unpleasant and knocked
the wind out of the proposed proceed
ings In the Interest of harmony, .ft' 1b
believed the Northern Pacific will meet
the cut by bringing down the through
rate to Chicago. This will Involve
AN IMPORTANT CONCESSION.
Washington, June 12. Today assist
ant Secretary Sims decided that a li
cense to transport pnssengers through
the Yellowstone Park should be grant
ed to W. S. Dickson, or Livingston,
Mont; M. K. Johnson of Bozeman,
Mont.; A. L. Ryan, of Bozeman, and
A. W. Chadbourne, of Livingstone,
Mont. Permits and rates to be subject
.to the approval of the department. Au
thority Is also to be granted W, W.
w ilt lo conduct a camping transporta
A MOTHER'S TERRIBLE CRIME.
Zanesville, Ohio, June 12. Yesterday,
three miles south of Fultonhnm, Mrs.
Clara Weaver drowned her two chil
dren, aged four years and six months
respectively, and then herself, In the
tihallow waters of Buckeye creek. Thn
woman was undoubtedly Insane.
SIIAFFNER'S BODY FOUND.
Milwaukee, Wis., June 12. The re
mains df an unknown man were re
covered from the river Sunday. They
are supposed to be those of Herman
Shaffnor, the missing Chicago banker,
who disappeared on the 3d Instant Just
previous to his failure.
COME TO OREGON FOR IT.
Minneapolis, June 12. There was In.
tense heat In the northwest today. In
parts of Minnesota, the Dakotas and
Iowa the thermometer ranged from 92
in the shade to 100. At Mllbank, S. D.,
crops were slightly damaged. Rain Is
THE CANAL STRIKE,
Chicago, June 12. Under protection
of the militia work on the drainage
canal was resumed this morning, but
only one-third of the workmen took up
their tools, fearing a repetition of last
week's violence on the part of the strik
ers at Lamont.
A RAILROAD SOLD.
Kanss City, Mo., June 12. The Wyan
dotte & Northwestern Railway was
sold today under a foreclosure of a
million-dollar mortgage to the Farmer's
Loan and Trust Co., of Boston. It was
bought In by the Gould Interest.
FATAL LOVE AFFAIR.
Tacoma, June 12. Julius Brumm,
aged 20, a gardener, ended his life by
taking a dose of strychnine at Puyllup
tUs morning. The suicide was over a
GRADUATES AT WEST POINT.
Weill Point, Jun 13. Fifty-one,
young men received sheeptskins at Un
cle Sam's military academy today.
CHOLERA IN EUROPE.
Calais, June 12.-There were njne
deaths from cholera yesterday.