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EXCLUSIVE TELEGRAPHIC PRESS REPORT.
VOL. XLII, NO. 5i.
To py Patrons.
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of years a store in Kinney's
brick building, where the in
surance is only about half
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1 e city, with less rent
j durance, and able to
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ASTORIA, OREGON. SUNDAY
Satisfaction Over the Resig
nation of Gladstone.
CAUSES OF THE UNPOPULARITY
Several Clauses of the JiUHSO-Uer-uia'u
Treaty Adopted in
Berlin, March 3. Although no diplo
matic questions have arisen between
Kngland an4 the government during the
last administration, the news of Glad
stone's retirement caused satisfaction
here. The German people have never
gotten over the resentment occasioned
during the Franco-Prussian war by the
unfounded allegation that Gladstone en
couraged the sale of arms and ammuni
tion to the French. In addition, Glad
stone Is regarded as an enemy of the
drelbund, as responsible for England's
Isolation In European politics.
A committee of the relchstag toilay
adopted the first twelve clauses of the
Russo-German commercial treaty, with
the exception of clause eight, dealing
with Import duties, the discussion of
which was deferred. The tirst 18 clauses
of the final protocol were also adopted.
The debates of the silver commission
will be chiefly concerned in four ques
First Ib It probable that the gold
production of .the future will suffice to
cover the demand for coinage? .
Second Have the lack of gold and
general depression resulting from Us
enhanced value been noticeable In coun
tries with a gold currency?
Third What influence have silver
fluctatlons exercised on the monetary
and economic situation aCXlermany?--
Fourth How could the evils or dan
gers caused in Germany by the present
currency be removed or lessened?
Great Interest is taken in the silver
commission, and financiers are awaiting
the result of the deliberates with
great anxiety. '
A DEADLY ENCOUNTER.
A Newspaper Article Causes the Death
of Three Men.
Kosciusko, Miss., March 3. This place
was thrown into great excitement to
day by a deadly encounter between W
P. Ratcliffe, editor of the Alliance Vin
dicator, and S. A. Jackson, the newly
elected -state representative from this
county, in which the latter was killed,
Sam Russell, a bystander, received a
stray shot In the mouth, killing him in
stantly, and Will Sanders, another out
sider, was shot through the thigh and
will die. Jackson and Ratcliffe met in
front of the sheriff's office and a 'lght
ensued, in which Ratcliffe got Jackaon
down on the floor. A crowd pulled Rat
cliffe away, and as Jackson, arose, two
shots rang out, one. It Is thought, from
Jackson, and one from Ratcliffe, with
out effect. Before the men had time to
fire again Sheriff Love caught Ratcliffe,
The affair grew out of a reply by Jack
son In the Kosciusko Star, denouncing
Ratcliffe for publishing in his paper
that he (Jackson) voted In a caucus at
a late meeting of the legislature for a
populist for United States senator.
RICH TROTTING STAKES.
Terre Haute, Ind., March 3. The Vigo
Agricultural society decided about tnree
years ago to offer some rich stakes for
trotting foals of 1890-'91-'92, to be trot
ted for between August 13 and 18 of
1894. These stakes now foot up $47,000.
This week the citizens raised $20,000 for
four other purses, all fast classes. In
addition to all this, the other stakes
will make a grand total of $87,000, the
largest purses ever contested for at
AN INVESTIGATION DEMANDED.
Colfax, Wash., March 3. A meeting
of citizens was held this afternoon at
the court house, where it was deeded
to hold an Investigation of the acts
and records of the county officers, and
four populist3, three democrats mid
three republicans were appointed a
committee to hold the Investigation,
which will begin March 12.
ENGLISH WHEAT MARKETS.
London, March 3. The weather dur
ing the past week has been milder. The
crsps are doing well and the land is in
good condition for sowing wheat. The
wheat market Is on a firmer basis and
displayed more buoyancy, owii to rc
duced stor ks and to the 'act that ship
ment were not as heavy as exiKM-t-jd.
Paivi-ls of American T.hr-at arc in mid-
MORNING, MARCH 4 1894.
orate demand. In spot, English is un
changed and foreign is 6d down. Cali
fornia arrived Is quot d at 25s. 6a, with
' WEST VIRGINIA RIOTS.
Striking Miners Commit Numerous Acts
Charleston, W. Va., March 3. Late
last night Sheriff Gtlman received a
telegram from the superintendent of the
Chesapeake and Qhio road saying a
body of armed strikers at Coalburg, 10
miles from here, threatened to tear up
the tracks and burn the bridges. The
sheriff at once left for the scene with
a posse, and arrived at Coalbiu'g at 1:30.
The new $30,000 bridge between Coal
burg and Achlne had been fired and
totally destroyed. A body of masked
strikers, who did the work, had disap
peared. The sheriff left a posse on
guard and returned here. Further
trouble Is unavoidable. Excitement at
Eagle and Powellton Is at fever heaU
It Is Just learned that the wires be
tween here and Powellton have been
cut, and a crisis is feared. A messen
ger has been sent to the scene to ascer
tain the situation.
;. The wires are cut at several points,
so the governor cannot communicate
with the. troops at Eagle and Powellton.
Railroad officials are co-operating with
the governor, carrying messages by rail
as far as Cabin Creek, whence they go
horseback and will report to the gov
ernor as soon as possible.
Latest advlcs from Cubln Creek and
Eagle say everything is apparently
quiet. The governor insists that the coal
operators set the men at work while the
mllltta are on the ground, so as to
have the matter settled at once.
MORE MILITIA' ORDERED OUT.
Huntington, W. Va., March 3. A com
pany of militia, under the governor's
orders, left this morning fpr Eagle on
a special train.
He Will Spend the Summer on
European Continent. .
London, March 3. The following semi
official statement has been issued:
Gladstone has tendered his resigna
tlon, but it has not yet been formrJly
accepted. . Probably the queen will
write Monday signifying her acceptance
of the reflfjtnatlon. Gladstone was the
guest of the queen at Windsor Castle
lost night, He left Windsor at 3 this
afternoon, in company with other cabi
net ministers.. The route to the station
waB thronged with people, who cheered
Gladstone heartily. It Is stated he will
spend the spring on the continent. After
tho departure of the ministers the queen
sent for Lord Roseberry, Gladstone's
probable successor. Roseberry left for
Windsor at 4 p. m. Gladstone received
many telegrams from Ireland, embody
ing resolutions asking him not to re
sign. Roseberry was in constant con
sultation with members of the cabinet
during the forenoon. It Is thought Earl
Klmberly, secretary of state for India
will succeed Roseberry in the foreign
office, and that John Morley, chief sec
retary for Ireland, will become secre
His Selection Not Popular Among the
London, March 3. It Is officially an
nounced this evening that the queen
had accepted the resignation of Glad
stone, and that her majesty had rum
moned Lord Roseberry and offered him
the post of prime minister. It is also
announced that Lord Roseberry had
accepted the position. It Is freely as
serted tonight that Roseberry and the
liberal party will have to face a grave
crisis after the retirement of Mr. Glad
stone. In addition to the strong objec
tlon entertained by a large section of
the new radical party to the selection
of a peer as the successor to Gladstone,
mere is a soreness among the more
moderate liberals at the cavalier man
ner In which Gladstone has treated his
colleagues In the matter of his resig
nation. It Is believed that communica
tions have passed between members ol
tho government and tho leaders of the
Irish nationalists. The latter is said tc
have received assurances that the pas
sage of a home rule measure will stll
be the chief aim of the government.
DISTRIBUTION OF SEEDS.
Personal Applications Will Hereafter lie
Refused by the Depar!-.wnt.
Washington, March 3. The annual
distribution of seeds by the department
of agriculture in response to personal
applications have been discontinued for
the present season. Hereafter distribu
tion will be at the direction of congress
men. Secretory Morton docs not be
lieve in the wholesale distribution of
seeds, and has submitted an esttlmate
asking an appropriation of only $33,
000, against $133,000 appropriated for the
current year. The amount asked is for
the purcha.se, propagation and distri
bution of rare and Imported nwii buds
for exprirrtpntal purpoBes only, the dls
tributin to bo made by the secretary at
Interesting; Statement From
'.the Asylum Authorities.
WAS RELEASED CONDITIONALLY
Discharged as "Much Improved" but
Is Not Considered As Altogether
,- : ' r, '
Salem, Ore., March 3. It Is learned
upon Inquiry at the State I isane asy
lum that G. II. Pederson, of Astoria,
was discharged as "much Improved,';
but not as "cured " When first placed
in the asylum about four months ago
the asylum authorities state his mind
was badly shattered,' anh he was quite
insane. He constantly mumbled to him
self, and at tliues became boisterous.
He appeared to be deluded by the Idea
that I. W. Case, the Astoria banker,
was trying to get him out of the way
In order to get his property. The at
tendants explain that It was a mere
hallucination, and, Ihab after a time he
seemed to grow more rational. He was
released last week at the request of
the Columbia River Fishermen's Pro
tective Union, of which he Is a mem
ber, but on condition that they provide
some one to look after him' and see that
ho has proper care ,
Washington, March 3, Jn the house
bills were passed by unanimous consent
granting pensions to Fannie F. Norman
and to Andrew Franklin, veterans of
the war of 1812. .
The house went Into committee of the
whole on the pension bill.
The time of the house was principally
taken up by t,.ha debate on the pension
bill. Black, of Illinois, made a long
speech defending Commissioner Loch-
ren, and making an eloquent defense
against the charge - that Lochren was
nominated by Hoke vSmlth. He spoke
warmly of Lochren'a courage at Gettys
burg and other battlefields.
WHIP AND SPUR.
San Francisco, March 3. The roc
today resulted as follows: . , :
Half mile, for two-year-olds Unit
filly, 0:52 3-4.
About six furlongs Joe Murphy,
Mile- and one-sixteenth, handicap-
Oakland, 1:56. -
Handicap, steeplechase) short course-
Wild Oats, 3:32 1-2.
Five and one-half furlongs, for maid
ens Grandee, 1:131-2.
Washington, March 3. Acting Secre
tary of the Interior Reynolds this after
noon sent to congress an opinion of At
torney General Olney on the act of De
cember 21, 1893, requiring 30 days' no
tice before pension Issues be suspended.
The opinion holds that the act applied
to every pension granted by the office,
and makes It a mandatory duty of the
commissioner to give 30 days' notice
even In cases where fraud Is admitted.
HOLDINGS OF NEW YORK BANKS.
New York, March 3. The banka now
hold about $76,000,000 In excess of legal
requirements. The loans have decreas
ed nearly $2,000,000.
Washington, March 3. The demo
cratic majority of the senate committee
on finance resumed Its sitting this morn
Ing on the tariff .bill. Some senator?
who were before the committee express
the belief that their requests for higher
rates of duties wlll.be granted. The
advocates of a duty on lead ore have
been assured by members of the com
mlttee that a duty of 1-4 cent per pound
will be fixed on that article; that is
Just half of the rate on the McKlnley
tariff. The Wilson bill made It prac
tlcally free. It Is learned from the same
Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report
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PRICE, FIVE CENTK,
source that lead products remain ;
fixed by the house bill. Unless the com
mittee should change Its decision, '
and iron ore will be given a duty i ' 1 '
cents per ton. Prunes and currants v, ;.
have a duty of 11-2 cents per pound.
HARRISON IN CALIFORNIA.
Oakland, Cal., March 3.Ex-Presldo!it
Harrison and party arrived at the Oak
land Mole this morning. To an Associa
ted Press Dorter Gen.' Harrison wiM
that he diil",' i-e to Us Hftorviewrd en
tjlle Important questions of the day.
'Will you be a candidate for the presi
dency?" was asked. "I don't care to
answer that question," replied the gen
eral, "and would ' prefer nothing be
said on the subjec t."
A TERRIFIC EXPLOSION.
Wilkesbarre, Pa,, March 3. An ex
plosion occurred this morning In the
barrel works of the Mooslc powder mills
at Mooslc Thomas Wlrr was killed and
two otb:. ,;' ,-lously injured. The force
of the e.iuL..n we wrlflc. Nearly
every pane of glass in Mooslc was
broken, windows rattled and houses
were shaken here, 16 miles away.
A DISHONEST JUROR.
Madison, Wis., March 3. A sensation
was sprung In the Roster case tnis
morning when Attorney Olln preyued
an affidavit that Juror Relhard Relhle
had expressed decided convictions as to
the guilt or Innocence of the accused
before any evidence had been taken In
the case. The judge dismissed the j uy
and ordered a venire for another, and
the case will have ito be heard all over.
N EARING THE END.
Santa Barbara, Cal., karch 3. A mes
sage from Mlromar at 7 o'clock this
evening states that Right Rev. Pad
dock, bishop of Tacoma, Is gradually
sinking. For four days he has been un
conscious. His physician Bays that life
cannot be sustained much longer.
FIRE IN SPOKANE.
Spokane, March 3. A fire occurred In
Temple Court this morning. Loss about
$30,000. Of this $10,000 was on, the build
ing and the rest on Wolverton & Byrd's
hardware stock, McNabb's drug store
THE BRAZILIAN ELECTIONS,
Rio de Janeiro, March 3. President,.
Pelxoto haa prolonged the state of 6tege
until the 1st of May. The registers of
elections for members of congress show
thrt a majority of the members elected
WON ON A FOUL.
New York, March 3. Danny Russell
and George Siddons fought 27 rounds
In a hall near Newark, N. J., this morn
ing. Slddixns was awarded the victory
on a foul.
YELLOW JACK GETTING WORSn.
Rio de Janeiro, March 3. The yell-jw
fever here is becoming worse,
THE RESCUE CLUB.
An Interesting Program at the Meeting
The Rescue club met last Evening,
President Estes in the chair, and Miss
Frances Holden at the piano. There
was a large audience and an excellent
program, as follows: Piano solo, Miss
Lulu Estes; , recitation, "Whiskey
Straight," Master Claude Bayles; reci
tation, "Baby and Its Mother," Miw,
Maude Lldberg; recitation, "One Kind
Word," Miss Franklo Estes; Kong,
"Waiting Still For Thee," Miss IVarl
Holden, who was encored and respond
ed with "For You, For You;" reading,
"The Starving Child," Miss Maude
Bayles; recitation, "I'll Tell Vou of a
Fellow," Miss Lollta Grange, who was
encored; duet, piano and violin, MIhh
Busey and Mr. Fred. Busey, who were
encored and gave another selection
recitation, "The Village Blacksmith."
Miss Tlllle Davno; piano duet, Mrs. H
Crosby and Miss Delia Hanson, who re,
elved an encore and obligingly re
sponded. Earnest remarks by Dr. Estes brought
the entertainment to a close.
The committee on program for r.ext
week will be as follows: Erb. Leber
man. Clyde Bayles, Maude Belcher, tone
Hawes, Jennie D'EUa, Nannette Adams.
There were two signers to the liquor
pledge and two to the cigaret te pledge.
Ctiro r OoIiIh, Fevers mic! Gmiend TJa.
bllity. JtmaH lulu itciins. a, per boUia.