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EXCLUSIVE TELEGRAPHIC PRESS REPORT.
VOL. XL1I, NO. 110.
ASTORIA, OREGON, SATURDAY MORNING, 3IAY 19, 1894.
PRICE, FIVE CENTS.
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Ltats Aew oi xoys vyioirang in Bingio anu uouoie
breasted suits just arrived. -
The Osgood pHGfljiTiiiE Go.
The One Price Clothiers,
506 and 508 Third St., next to Griffin & Reed's Book Store, Astoria.
LAY THOSE TWO FISHING OUTFITS ASIDE. You needn't keep them
more than a half hour. We've examined several outfits In different stores, and
we to want go to another. We saw an outfit in a window and both of us want
to go and see it.
Thus said two customers to whom we
Further said they We like your goods, but want to be sure of getting the best
value for our money. We'll be back and let you see what we've bought if we like
the other outfits better. .
In less than half an hour back they come
pleases us as well as yours. We'll tike them.
GRIFFIN & REED.
Fine Wines and MqaofS;
I have made arrangements for supplying any brand of wines
in quantities to suit at the lowest cash figures. The trade
and families supplied. All orders delivered free in Astoria.
JL W. UTZIflGErJ, - -
Str. R. P.
Iteave fop Tillamook
as the meathep
I he steamer R. P. Elmore connects with
through tickets are issued from Portland to Tillamook Bay points
by the Union Pacific Company.. Ship freight
by Union Pacific Steamers.
ELflORE, SANBORN & CO.,
UNION PACIFIC R. R.
FOR flH $80 LOT!
BY BECOMING A
YOU CAN GET A FIRST CLASS
TO ASTORIA. LOTS WILL BE DELIVERED WEEKLY.
NOW IS THE TIME TO PROCURE A U
Iiot to Build q iome, for
The Packers of Choice
Columbia River Salmon
Artoris Pk'g Co- Astoria.
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Worth your consideration,
and careful consideration, too,
if you haven't provided your
self yet with everything you
can possibly use in the way of
Mens' and Boys' Cloth
ing, Furnishing Goods,
Hats, Caps, Boots, and
Shoes, Trunks, Valises,
etc., at 10$ to 33J per cent
less than elsewhere.
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Hatters and Furnishers
had shown our fishing tackle.
and say We don't see anything that
plain Street, Astoria, Oregon,
Every four Days as Jieaf
Union Pacific steamers for Portland and
- Agents, Astoria.
CO., Agents, Portland.
MEMBER OF HILL'S LOT CLUBS
LOT IN HILL'S FIRST ADDITION
M.J. Kinney. .
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Fearful Loss of Life With Many
WORST STORM OF THE SEASON
The Senate Makes Fine Progress
with the Tariff Bill and Peace
A f soda ted Press.
Milwaukee, May 18. The schooner M
J. Cummlngs, laden with grain, from
Chicago, foundered jusl south of the
harbor piers this morning. The crew
are in the rigging. It Is reported that
two men were swept overboard and
A fierce gale is raging and tremend
ous seas are sweeping Into the bay.
"Four unknown vessels are on the beach.
blown Bouth from Milwaukee and Ba.
The Cummlngs and schooner Barnes
trld to enter the harbor eariy In the
day, but failed to make the piers and
were soon drifting towards the beach
on Jones Island. An unsuccessful at
tempt was made by the life-saving crew
to rescue all the crew of the Cummlngs,
but they were nearly drowned In the
Five men and a woman perished be-
fore the life-saving crew reached the
wreck. One of the crew and a life-saver
were rescued. The men who perished
fell from their perches In the crosstrees
to the water and sank cut of sight like
pla.'es of lead. The body of the woman
is still lashed to the rigging, to which
she escaped! when the vessel began to
The dead are: Capt. John McCul
lough, Marine City; Mate Timothy Boe-
OWer, Buffalo, N. Y.; Thomas Tuscatt,
sailor. Marine City; unknown sailor,
Marine City; sailor named Jim, Marine
City; cook (woman), unknown.
Saved: Robert Patterson, Kingston
Ont; Frank Gordes, Surf man Js'o. fi
Milwaukee life-saving station.
THE STORM. AT CHICAGO.
Eight Vessels Wrecked Within the City
Chicago, May 18. The stormi today is
the worst on Lake Michigan, this spring.
Scores of vessels are lying in the har
bor unable to make their way into the
river. Eleven fishermen spent the night
on the government pier. Tom Sidloe, a
sailor, was washed off the pier and lost.
The others were rescued by the life-
saving crew today.
Eight vessels were driven ashore with'
in the city limits of Chicago, and out
of their crews ten men are known to be
drowned, and In every Instance the boat
and cargo were utterly lost.
One schooner, the Myrtle, was wreck'
ed Just outside of the government pier,
within half a mile of Michigan boule
vard, and six men of her crew went
down to death In plain view of hun
dreds of people who lined the boulevard
walks or watched the awful storm from
the windows of the hotels which over
looked the harbor.
The wrecks extend from Glencoe, on
the north, where the Lincolndale went
to pieces, to South Chicago, an air line
distance of 40 miles.
f ollowing is a list or the wrecks, as
far as known, up to 10 o'clock tonight:
Schooner Lincolndale, driven ashore at
Glencoe, 18 miles north, of Chicago;
schooner Myrtle, wrecked at foot of
Harrison street; schooner Jack Thomp.
son, of Chicago, wrecked off Twe.nty-
fifth street; schooner Evening Star,
wrecked off Twenty-seventh street,
crew rescued; schooner Mercury, of
Grand Haven, wrecked off Twenty-sev
enth street, crew rescued; schooner J.
Loomis McClarin, wrecked off Twenty.
seventh street; schooner Rainbow, of
Milwaukee, wrecked off Twenty-second
street, crew rescued; schooner C. J.
Miner, of Chicago, wrecked off One
Hundredth street, crew rescued; un
known schooner ashore near South Chi.
The fatalities are: Anton Guncers, of
Manistee, seaman; Charles Gautlers,
cook; Joseph Spollan, of Sturgeon Bay;
entire crew of schooner Myrtle, six men,
A FEARFUL SEA.
Sheboygan, Wia, May 18. A sever
storm, accompanied by terrific wind,
struck the city today end did much
damage. The schooner Surprise, of Chi
cago, lies half a mile (iff this port,
pounding In a fearful flea.
THE SEX ATE.
Washington. May Jg. White winged
peace hovered over the senate today. A
a result of . the compromise reached at
last night's drawn battle on the resolu
Hon to Inaugurate longer hours, begin
ning next Monday, commencing the sea.
slons at 10 a. m. was agreed to, and the
senate for the first time since the tariff
debate began settled down to real earn.
est work. For Ave hours consideration
was steadily pushed, the result being
that 11 pages of the bill were disposed
of, more progress than has been made
In the entire three weeks during which
the bill has been considered by para
graphs. THE PRESBYTERIANS AT EUGENE.
Eugene, May 18.' The formal cere
mony of the reception of the Cumber
land Presbyterian general aseembly was
held in Villard hall last evening. Hon.
S. H. Friendly, the mayor, in behalf of
the city, made an eloquent and cordial
address of welcome. He was followed
by Hon. S. W. Condon, who welcomed
the visitors on behalf of the state, fol
lowed by Rev. F. A. Cowan, of San
Francisco, on behalf of the Pacific
This morning routine business was
taken up. Elder J. H. Goeley, Dr. Good
night and R. W. Lewis were appointed
a committee on Y. P. S. C. E. A memo
rial for the purchase of a tract of land
near Chicago for the theological semin
ary was considered. The report of the
board of education was presented by
Rev. C. H. Borgen, secretary, who made
a thrilling appeal In behalf of the board!
Ih4 principal work this afternoon was
Wie appointment of standing commit
ter. The pupils of the public schools,
about 600, marched Into the hall, and
sang "Sweet Oregon." They were en
cored, and responded with ft familiar
patriotic air, in which the assembly
Green River, Wyo., May 18. The In
dustrials boarded a Union Pacific freight
at Echo, Utah, today. The cars were
side tracked, and deputies have been
sent to prevent another seizure. Judge
Riner, accompanied by United StateB
Attorney Fowler, arrived today to give
a hearing to the Idaho industrials,
Marshal Pinkham received a message
front Wallace, Idaho, that Jeffreys, the
leaoVr of the Industrials from Spokane,
says It is his intention to mass the men
there, for the purpose of capturing a
Northern Paclflo train. The Couer
d'Alene miners offered no assistance.
A SEALER'S HARDSHIPS.
Nanaimo, B. C, May 18. The steamer
Bertha arrived here today from Kodiak,
Alaska. She brought down Capt. Lar-
sen, of the sealing schooner Undaunted,
which was wrecked last March off Cop
per river. For a month the schooner's
crew lived on the floating Ice, with a
soanty supply of provisions saved from
THE COEUR D'ALENE TROUBLE.
Boise. May 18. The time limit for
non-union miners in Coeur d'Alene to
work or Join the union hnB expired, and
trouble is Imminent. Six hundred Cox
eyltes are between Tekoa and Coeur
d'Alene, and If the union miners strike
the combined forces will make serious
STRIKERS INTIMIDATE THE NEW
St. Louis, May 18. The striking coal
miners assembled at Coultersvllle, 111.,
today, and by threats, firing pistols and
beating several miners severely fright
ened off the few men who went to work
MINER TROUBLES IN IOWA.
Oskaloosa, la., May 18. The miners at
Evans, the largest coal mine that has
been running in Uils county, have quit.
Five thousand miners are to make a
demonstration on Muchaklnock this af
ternoon. Trouble is feared.
DR. MEYER CON'VICTEp.
New York, May 18. Dr. Henry C.
Meyer, charged with poisoning Ludwlg
Brandt to obtain his life Insurance, was
found guilty of murder In the second
degree. The penalty Is Imprisonment
FOR COUNTY CANDIDATES.
When Henry Clay was stumping Ken
tucky for re-election.- to Congress, he
met at one of his addresses an old hun
ter of wide political Influence who stood
up In the meeting and said:
"Harry, I've always gone for ye, but
since you voted so-and-so I'm going
Clay paused and said:
"That's a good rifle you've got, my
friend, Isn't It?"
You think a good deal of that rifle.
'Well, did she ever miss fire?"
'Why don't you throw her away
The old hunter thought a moment and
"Harry, I'll try again."
THE LAV SATISFIED
John Hansen Pays the Penalty
of His Crime.
A WELL CONDUCTED EXECUTION
The Doomed Han Exhibits Much For
titude, Hakes No Statement and
Dies a Painless Death.
Bright) skies, and warm sun and
breeze yesterday seemed to say that
the cleric of the weather had at last
relented, and that spring In truth had
' Outside the county Jail, within the
enclosure Sheriff Smith, and his depu.
ties were early at work testing the dif
ferent parts of the apparatus to be
used in carrying out the sentence of
death pronounced on John Hansen for
the murder of his wife on July 26th,
1893. A bag of sand weighing ITS pounds
was attached ta the rope to be used
and repeatedly dropped through the
trap In order to test the strength, and
take the stretch" out of the rope so
that the fall of the condemned could be
calculated ta a nicety. A battery ap
plied an electrlo current to a device
similar to the horse unhltchers used In
our fire engine houses, which, upon the
button being pressed, released a weight
which In failing, by means of a wire
rope attached, drew the bolt which up
held the trap. Within the Jail Hansen
calmly awaited his fate. He had re
tired early the evening before, and slept
soundly, waking but once, about 2 a.m.
He arose arxut 8 o ciock anu ate a
good breakfast consisting of five eggs,
coffee and rolls. '
At 8 o'clock his son Victor arrived and
remained until shortly before the end.
The Rev. Mr. Short arrived at t o'clock
and during the intervening hours ad.
ministered words of spiritual consola.
tlon exhorting him to put his trust In
God alone. At 11:65 the Jail doors were
opened and Hansen, with Sheriff Smith
and Deputy Dell Mooer on either side,
and followed by Mr. Short, emerged,
He walked with a firm, .strong, steady
step to the gallows, ascended the steps,
and stepped upon the trap, then looked
down and placed his feeb as near the
center of it as he could judge. Mr.
Short then read the customary service,
ending with "and may the Lord have
mercy on your soul," at Hie conclusion
of which the straps binding hs hands
and feet were quickly adjusted, Han.
sen smilingly remarking "take your
time,," the block cap was then drawn
over his face, the noose slipped over
his head, and at 11:69, Just as a violent
trembling Indicating speedy collapse
seized him, some one touched the but
ton, the trap fell, and he shot down
ward. The execution was a perfect suc
cess, at least from a hangman's point
of view, the far of seven feet breaking
his neck and rendering death painless.
Drs. Jansen and Mulllnix were In at
tendance and pronounced life extinct at
12:19, when the body was cut down and
placed In a coffin to be turned over to
Victor Hansen, his son.
The gallows and rope were the same
that were used in the execution of John
Relter last year, Relter having one end
of the rope and Hansen the other.
TO MAKE THE CIRCUIT.
San Francisco, May 18. Joseph H.
Stiles, commissioner general for Great
Britain at the midwinter fair, has been
appointed chief of foreign affairs for
the Tacoma Interstate fair. Edward
Scott, United States commissioner al
the midwinter fair, has been appointed
Unltea States commissioner for the Ta
coma fair for all states outside of Wash
ington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, British
Columbia and Alaska. The above named
gentlemen have already secured here
Important exhibits, and the outlook for
the interstate fair is exceedingly good.
Toledo, May 18. Four persons were
killed by the Konkle tornado loot night
Martha Dozo, Charles Moore and his
wife were fatally Injured, and Mrs. Ella
Evans Is missing. A gruesome Incident
was the finding of a gory human heart
In the cemetery. It belonged to Mrs.
Barrett, whose body was torn to pieces.
Had the tornado gone a hundred yards
further north It would have wiped out
Highest of all In Leavening Power Latest U. S. Gov't Report
Konkle and killed the greater portion
of the people.
THE RACES YESTERDAY.
San Francisco, May 18. The follpw
tng is the result of the races today:
Five furlongs Regal, 1:02 3-4.
Four furlongs Gallant, 0:49 1-4.
One mile Rear Guard, 1:43 1-2.
Seven furlongs Lonnte B., 1:29.
Five and one-half furlongs Chcmuck,
Oakland, May 18. The Prohibition
state convention today nominated Mr.
Henry French, of Santa Clara, for gov
ernor, and Gen. Bldwell, of Butte, for
United States senator.
BROKERS IN TROUBLE.
Chicago, May 18. S. E. Dunham &
Co. have ordered their trades closed on
the board of trade. The firm was long
on ribs and lard.
WANT STATE MONEY.
Jackson, Miss., May. 18. The Btate
convention of bankers adopted a reso
lution requesting the repeal of the 10
per cent tax on the state banks.
THEY GET THROUGH.
Denver, May 18. One 'hundred Salt
Lake Industrials arrived at Denver to
day, having stolen a rldo from Pueblo
on the Fort Worth train.
Lldgerwood, N. D., May 18. A mob
last night wrecked two blind pig sa
loons, emptying the liquor In the street.
The Lafayette postofflee has been
robbed of over $.r00 worth of stamps and
The Rodmen of Oregon City are going
to give a big picnic. It's a picnic ta be
long to the Red men anyhow.
In spite of the law against lotteries
there are an unusually large number of
marriages In Union county this spring.
Harry Greaves, of Oregon City, has
had an Cxamlnor prize piano shipped
to him, and In less than a week It will
be his nearest neighbor that grieves.
The only way the sheriff of Umatilla
county could get a stubborn Jury to
bring in a verdict was to threaten to
sing to them. They agreed then in three
Mr. Llnscott Is easily satisfied. He
left Gladstone to live at Tualatin, but
returned In three months, saying "that
Gladstone was a kingdom to him, and
he was back to stay."
Fred. Willmarth, who has been whet
ting an editorial knife on the kitchen
stovepipe for some time, has gone on
the Prlnevtlld News staff, and somebody
will soon be whittled.
Rjv. L, S. Fisher, who has been an
Industrious fisher of men during his
stay at Albany, was presented with an
elegant silver tea sorvice on the eve of
his departure from that olty.
Among the Coxeyltes working the
Oregon offices -along the l(n
southern raclllo iba, printer, who 18
wearing a shirt d. tt w, tf. Can't some
one help him get the date changed?
Pendleton people have lost faith In
their grandfather's clocks, and are mak
ing arrangements with the Western
Union Telegraph Company for a self
setter, which is controlled from the Lick
A little boy named Lane, for fun,
placed a pistol In his mouth at Eugene
and pulled the trigger. A surgeon right
fully named "Paine" was called to hunt
in that little Lane for the bullet.
Umatilla county has never sheared
such a crop of wool nor so large a quali
ty as this year, and the lamb Increase
Is mora than ever before. Charles Cun
nlnghum has 18,000 sheep, and they will
average 18 pounds to the head.
The school board of Salem called a
special meeting Wednesday to discuss
the question of covering the school
room floors with si duBtlcss paint.
Strange to say, the only member of the
board absent was a man named ''Will
A burglary and a shooting are divid
ing the attention of the people of Sandy
this week. John Straus, one of Sandy's
best citizens, plunked three shots at
Julius Btlnebergor. but missed
time. F. A. Melnlg's store was broken
Into, and several hundred dollars' worth
of goods were taken.