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VOL. XL. . NO. 184.
ASTORIA, OREGON, SUNDAY MORNING, AUGUST la, 1893.
PRICE, FIVE CENTS,
Still in the Front!
We Lead Competition Follows.
m FILL FISHING
FOR SMALL MESH
IT IS THE BEST
IT IS THE CHEAPEST
"GOOD FISHERMEN USE IT
30-7 Ply; 46-8 Piy; 30-9 Ply. The staying
powers of Marshall's Twine are superior to those
of any other ever used on the Columbia river.
Buys the latest improved
White Sewing Machine at
FOARD & STOKES'.
CALIFORNIA WINE HOUSE,
FINE WINES AND LIQUORS
I have ninile arrangements for supplying any brand of
wines in quantities to suit nt lowest cash figures. The
- trade and families supplied. All orders delivered free
in Astoria. . ,
A. W. UTZINGER,
Main Street, Astoria, Oregon.
Blank Books, Fine Stationery,
Baseball Goods, Footballs,
Hammocks, Baby Carriages.
New Goods arriving daily. Low Prices for Cash.
GRIFFIN & REED
ASTOR HOUSE, Astoria, Oregon,
,f. &. ROSS, JPropV.
Tlali $1 mxl $1.2 ir ilay. G.k ncvomm'Hlations. Clean bwls a specially. Yon
are invited to rail. Free 'bns meets all steamtoaf.
LL'S - TWINE
FOR LASTING! QUHLITIES
AMERICAN LABOR MAKES IT
THE! I ME TIGS EAST
Nearly All tlie Mcmrjcrs of "Congress
. ilFto the Beaclios.
SILVEK QUESTION MAY GO HANG
A linre Quorum Will 15 the Order of
Thing llntil Hie t'ltiis of the DebHt
Ing In Ihe Huun.
Washington, Aug. 12. The silver de
bnte in the house today did not attract
much public Interest. The knowledge
tlint no vote can bo possibly reached
until August 28, causes the members
to take little- Interest In the proceed
ings, and it Is doubtful whether there
was a quorum present In the house to
day. Many of the members left for the
seaside last night .resolved to remain
until it should be time for them to re
turn to deliver their speeches which
nearly every man U preparing on the
financial situation. It seems likely that
the dally spectacle in the house for
the next two weeks will be that of an
impassioned individual delivering a
fiery speech to a score or two of his
personal friends, and an army of two
or three hundred empty benches. When
the house adjourned today there were
not more than fifty representatives In
the hall. . i
Washington, Aug. 12, Speaking of
ex-Secretary Tracy's proposition for
the immediate coinage of silver bullion
in the treasury to relieve the monetary
stringency, the treasury officials point
to their statement of August 5th, show
Ipg that it would take five years for
the mints to convert the bullion Into
silver dollars and that certificates
could only be Issued on the profits on
coinage certificates already out on bul
Washington, Aug. 12. -The populists
will not follow Bland in the acceptance
of -a ratio of more than 10 to 1. They
"stand-for those figures, so says Jerry
Washington, Aug. 12. The senate
democratic caucus committee has ad
journed till Monday, having failed to
agree on any plan of procedure. The
fact that the house has agreed to have
a two weeks discussion, relieves the
senate of the necessity for hurrying.
The executive committee appointed
at the Chicago convention met today
and tonight issued "an appeal to the
people," signed by A. J. Warner, chair
man, and Geo. F. Washburn, secretary
The appeal calls upon the people ev
erywhere to turn aside from party dif
ferences and to assemble "as did our
fathers of old," and pass resolutions
calling upon their representatives and
senators in congress to resist the re
peal of the present silver law, unless
coupled with a provision restoring free
coinage of gold and silver, as It existed
under the law prior to the passage ot
the fraudulent act of 1873. The appeal
recommends the reading of tha Chicago
sliver convention platform at all as
sembla.ges; the writing of leaders to
representatives and senators, and in
fact, a vigorous campaign against
repeal. The address concludes: "It
Is as important now that we free our
selves from the financial domination
of Europe as it was for our fathers to
free themselves from the political dotn
lnatlon of foreign powers. Let this
movement be the spontaneous action
of a free people, conscious that the
government Is yet In their hands and
conscious, too, of their rights, and with
the will to maintain them."
Chcago, August 12. Most important
steps in the direction of relieving the
financial stringency were taken today
In Chicago by organized labor. An In
vestigation recently Instituted by the
"Inter-Ocean," disclosed the fact thaf
there was not less than half a million
dollars locked up In the treasuries of
the various branches of the organized
trades in Chicago. A meeting was
held this afternoon by a number of
trades. A full discussion of the situa
tion ensued, and resolutions were
adopted for the withdrawal of the
money In safe deposit companies and
Its investment! In United States bonds
or other safe securities, thus restoring
currency to Its proper channels." The
matter will now go to the local unions
Brooklyn, N. Y., Aug. 12. The Com-
merclal Bank, a state institution, bfir
New York, Aug. li BradJtrt's
says: "Owing to the inability of the
banking institutions In the South to
advance money iO movo the coltm
crop, a crisis in cotton in ihit region
Chicago, Aug. 12. Tn large beef
packing and fertilizing esMbllshment
of Nelson Morris, one of the "Big
Four.1; packers at the stock yards, was
burned this morning. The loss Is 1300,
Terre Haute, Aug. 12. At Pralile
City a private bank failed today.
Nashville, Tenn., Aug. 12. The peo
ple's Bank at Lewisburg failed this
HOP MARKET IS STEADY.
New York, Aug. 12. HopB continue
very .quiet and moderate. Buyers' in
quiry' Is confined to old stock. Surface
appearances "are that the cheap lota
are about all cleared up. Quotations
are unchanged German cables report
a slight Improvement in crop advices,
butt nevertheless a heavy shortage is
Indicated , and the English crop, ac
cording to all accounts, Is certain to
be more or less short.
RIOTINO IN PORT .TOWNSEND.
Port Tbwnsend, Wash., Aug. 12.
About one hundred members of the
Seamen's Union led by two notorious
characters,' Paddy McGlynn and Wm.
Furlong, had charge of the city for
two hours today, before the ringleaders
could be jailed. They threatened the
lives of several ship-brokers. Including
Rothschild & McDray, agents for the
Ship Owners' lABsdelailon, and said
that they would burn the town. Con
siderable promiscuous shooting ocurred
but no one wa Injured. Eight of the
rtoithg sailors were arrested this even
ing. James Connors who was shot last
night is not expected to live. The tri
als of the men will take place on Mon
day, Further trouble is anticipated.
Llllle Benton the 15-year-old daugh
ter of a commissary sargeant Of Com
pany F, stationed here, eloped last
night with Joseph. Gardiner, a dis
charged soldier. Before leaving the
girl j took $130 out of her mother's
trurik. The couple were married at
Hadlock this morning. The father has
sworn out a warrant charging Gardi
ner with abduction.
TROUBLE IN INDIA.
Bombay, Aug. 12. Riots between
Mohammedans and Hindoos resident
in this city have had more serious re
sults than were at first apprehended.
Six persons injured In the rioting have
died n the hoeptals. The troops were
called out tonght to battle with rlotersr
The troops charged and fired upon the
mob killing eight and wounding about
100. Two hundred rioters were taken
prisoners. The Hindoo mill workers,
who are well armed, continue to at
tack the Moslems wherever they meet
them. The hospitals are full of wound
WILL VOTE FOR FINAL PASSAGE.
London, Aug. 12. The Parnellltea
have decided to vote for the third read
lng of the home rule bill which re
moves any possibility of a hitch In the
last stages. Gladstone calculates that
the bill will leave the commons two
weeks from next Friday. The premier's
decision to hold an autumn session is
meeting with the llvliest satisfaction
in the country. The program Is to deal
with1 popular measures.
WILL HELP THE FARMERS.
Charleston, S. C, Aug. 12. Inquiry
among bankers elicits the Information
that the banks will be abundantly able
to furnish money to move the cotton
crop. One quarter of the fifty millions
needed is already In the hands of the
farmers, and as soon as the crops be
gin to move, enough cash will be forth
coming to complete the harvesting.
A BATTLE WITH OUTLAWS.
Birmingham, Ala., Aug. 12. The
sheriff of Clark county, had a pitched
battle with the notorious Meacham
gang near Thomasvllle today, in which
thirteen of Meacham's crowd were
killed. Several of the shiirtft's posse
were so badly wounded that they can
CAUSED A SENSATION.
Shelbyvllle, Ills., Aug. 12. A sensa
tlno was created here this evening by
the arrest of the officers of the failed
Thornton Bank, on a charge of em
bezzlement of funds.
FAILED TO DO IT.
Boston, Aug, 12. At Mystic Park to
day, Nancy Hanks was sent to beat
her record, which Is the world's rec
ord: 2:04, but failed, going the distance
In 2:08V4. ; '
PRESIDENT CLEVELAND SAILING
Buzzard's Bay, Aug. 12.-President
Cleveland passed the morning with his
family and In the afternoon took a
sail down the bay, returning this ev
ening. " , .
THE MINNEAPOLIS LAUNCHED.
Philadelphia, Aug. 12. The, new
triple screw cruiser Minneapolis, was
launched at the Cramps' ship yard this
To tha active firemen of the Astoria
win nonnrtnwM. Relnr urcred bv a
number of my friends, I hereby an
nounce myself as an independent
candidate for tha office of chief engin
eer of the Astoria Fire Department
He Is About To Be hd lor Brcacn of
SOME VERY GRAVE CHARGES
The iieiituoklnn Denlti riiein but Km
rune to Talk till lie Hiia t'onmiltril
With lilt AUorury.
Washington, Aug. 12. Madeline V.
Pollard of this city, has begun in the
district supreme court,' suit for breach
of promise against Hon, W. C. P.
Breckenridge, the famous Kentucky
orator, for $50,000 damages. She avers
that he made her acquaintance on the
train when she was only seventeen
years of age and a student of the
Westleyan Female, Seminary, of Cin
cinnati; that by wiles he got her en
tlrely under his control, accomplished
her ruin In August, J889, and kept her
under his thumb tilliuly, 1892, during
which time she became the mother of
two children. All this time he was a
married man. In July 1892, his wife
died. He, however, refused after that
to make good his promise to marry
her after the death of his wife. In
March, 1893, she again became a moth'
er. He had acknowledged her his wife
In the presence of others, and had
promised to marry her in the presence
of witnesses, but that July 18, last, he
married Mrs. Louis Wing oi Louisville;
The suit, it is said, promises to be
very sensational. To an Associated
Press representative, Colonel Breck
enridge said: "I have not had time to
examine the papers in the case. I can
only say at this time, before I' have
had a chance to know the extent of
the allegations made, that I hope my
friends will believe that these charges
are the result' of vlndlctlveness and
perhaps an Intention to blackmail and
I ask that they suspend judgment un
til a full hearing shall have shown all
that is in them. I do not care to say
anything further until I have had an
opportunity to consult with my attor
neys." . ;
CHOLERA ON THE INCREASE.
New York, Aug. 12. The health of
ficers' bulletin says: "Francisco Mola,
one of the detained passengers of the
steamer Karamanla, has died of chol
era at Swinburne Island. The remains
were cremated this morning. Nine
more suspected cases were removed to
the island this morning. An examina
tion shows that all the patients sent
there yesterday are suffering from As
iatic cholera. There are now 15 chol
era patients in the hospital. One la con
valescing. This evening Dr. 'Jenkins issued the
"At 1 o'clock today Guesslppl Adamo
aged 45 years, was transferred to
SwlnUurn Island hospital. The census
of the hospital tonight shows cholera
patients, 14; convalescing, 1; suspects,
3; total, 18. All patients inthe hospital
are Improving, and, I think, will re
cover with the exception of three cas
es. Bacteriological examinations have
In all cases confirmed the diagnosis of
The following cable mailed to Paris
and sent from there was received to
night from my representative In Na
ples: "Cholera cables from New York
are frequently confiscated by the Ital
ian government. There are 18 caes and
7 deaths today."
Washington, Aug. 12. Surgeon Gen
eral Wvman received a telegram from
the surgeon of the marine hospital at
Pensacola, Flo,, saying that no new
cases of yellow fever had appeared.
Precautions are being taken and there
Is no need of undue alarm.
WttBhlncton. Aug. 12. Startling news
comes by telegraph from Brunswick,
Gai, to Surgeon General Wyman. Yel
low fever has appeared in that city
and that its first victim is the man
who was sent there to guard against
the scourge. All Information concern
ing the matter known to Wyman Is
the following telegram received by him
tonirfit from Brunswick: "Assistant
Surgeon Brenham has the yellow fe
ver. Precautions are being taken.
BAD RAILROAD ACCIDENT.
London, Aug. 12. A train on the
Taffvale Railway running to Cardiff
from Pontypridd, ran off the track
this evening while going rapidly ar
ound a curve and rolled over a steep
embankment. Seventeen persons were
killed and 40 Injured. Several carriages
are Ivadly smashed.
Pendleton, Or.. Aug. 12. Last night
Ed. Dolsen, a gambler, while twilling
a pistol around his finger, dripped It.
The weapon exploded, shooting Jessie
Walton, a sporting woman, in the
mouth. Death resulted In a few min
utes, afterwards. The coroner's juiy
charges Dolsen wUh iranslai'jjhter.
A HORRIBLE CATASTROPHE.
San Francisco, Aug. 12. Further par
ticulars have 'been received of the
burning of tha steamer San Juan off
the Chinese coast. The San Juan car
ried a cargo of petroleum and a larga
number of Chinese. When the fire was
discovered, almost all the Chinese ran
up Into the rigging and other high pla
ces. As the fire increased In Intensity,
the poor wretches dropped on the deck
and into the fire. Others Jumped ov
erboard and were devoured by the
sharks. Those who reached one of the
boats filled it to excess and the sharks
leaped into the air to snatch theJr
prey. The firemen succeeded In reach
ing one of the overturned boats and
succeeded In righting her. They then
went to others and managed to get two
more of them on an even keel. The to
tal number saved was 101, Including
the officers and crew. There were 285
people on board, so the sharks and
flames must have devoured 182.
CLEVELAND TO THE POPE.
Rome, Aug. 12. The Pope has re
ceived a letter from President Cleve
land congratulating him on the occa
sion of his golden Jubilee. He sent the
Pope a book containing official papers
and documents written by him during
his first term in office.
NATURE'S FREAKS IN ITALY.
Rome, Aug. 12. Repeated shocks of
earthquake have destroyed one half of
the town of Mattlnata on the Adriatic
coast. Several persons were killed and
a number injured. The Stromboll vol
cano is in violent eruption.
WILSON WILL BE CHAIRMAN.
Deer Park, Md., Aug. 12. Secretary
Carlisle is credited with the statement
that Representative Wilson of West
Virginia, will be chairman of the house
committee on ways and means.
John W. Gearhart, assessor of the
county, was brought in from Gearhart
Park yesterday morning by Dr. A)f.
Kinney, suffering from a loss of nearly
every bib of blood In his body through
a self Inflicted wound across the artery
of the left wrist. This Is the culmina
tion of a very painful series of cir
cumstances, the more painful because
the sufferer has the respeot of every
body In the county. Several days ago
he showed symptoms of mental trouble
hut at the time it was thought by his
doctors that the matter was not very
serious and that a change of scene and
rest from work would soon restore him
to complete health. So he was taken
out to Butterfleld's farm near Gear
halt, and adjoining, the seaside cot
tage of Dr. Kinney who also went
away to be as near his patient as pos
stble.Last Monday the doctor, In Mr.
Gearhart's presence remarked that he
might perform a cupping operation In
order to relieve the pressure of blood
on the brain, and It is believed that
these words led to the rash act that
was committed on Friday. At a little
after 3 o'clock on Friday . afternoon.
the assessor was missed from the farm
house, but thinking he was walking In
the neighborhood, Mr, Butterfield paid
no attention to the matter. However,
as niirht came on, he did not appear
and a long search failed to find him.
Early yesterday morning the Butter
field children noticed drops of blood In
tha barn and tracing them for about
a mile In the direction of Dr. Kinney's
cottage came across Mr. Gearhart ly
ing on the ground In a dying, condi
tion with a pool of blood by his side.
They at once ran for the doctor who
on his arrival found that the veins of
the wrist had been sawed through
with a blunt penknife and that the
only movement dlscernable In the suf
ferer was a slight pulsation of the
heart. He was carried to the house and
taken la his home where he lies to
night In a very weak condition. His re
covery is doubtful. The failure of
bank where he had a consider
able sum of private money deposited,
and unceasing work on the county
books were the causes of his mental
condition. He has been assessor for
three years and is the best official that
ever held the position.
A TREMENDOUS SHAKING UP.
This Is what every system afflicted
with chills and fever, bilious remittent,
or any other form of malarial disease.
undergoes peruweauy. inoi o"iy i
malaria terrible n itseir is the
breeder of an Infinity of bodily all
men is. Speclncs ud f or its preven
tion and removal prove, In the vast
malaritv of cases, useless for every
othen purpose than to mitigate tho dl
sease and stave off it attacks. They
are sure, with the average treatment.
to return after a whiles The surrerer
may change his location to a healthier
one, but the complaint, which is In
his blood, is not thus lightly got rid
of. and returns aften the wonted in
terval. Organic affections of the
nerves, heart troubles general debility.
of the system, are the offspring of ma
lnrta. Cure the originating cause ana
avert future physical injury with Ho
tetter's Ktomach JUttern, enicurloiis
also l liver complaint, inactivity of
the kidneys,, rheumnjtlsm nd Indigea