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and Initial Handkerchiefs, Neckwear, Gloes,
.Hosiery, Jewelery, etc.
The One Price Clothiers,
506 and 508 COMMERCIAL
One Week More
JVIany new' and inexpens
ve articles suitable
Collar and Cuff Boxes,
Traveling Cases, '
Cigrar Cases, all styles,
Fim Cutlery, :
Vio ins, Guitars,
fill ft i. i'lteRH
In our Toy Department opposite II aim's shoe store
R Glosing-Oat Sale
BirgaiiiB in Toys, Dolls, Dithes, etc. We give up our Toy
room the 1st of January and everything must be sold,
In Overcoats of the finest
quality and best make' may be
seen in profusion among the
myriad of garments we are
offering in JSIen's and
Boys' Clothing, Furn
ishing Goods, Hats,
Caps, Boots. Shoes,
Trunks, Valises, etc.
Hatters and Furnishers
STREET, ASTORIA, OR.
Af erno:.n Tea Kettles,
' Music Rolls and Wraps
Book of Poem?,
Fine Letter Paper,
A FINE LIVE OF
ASTORIA. OREGON, Fill DAY 3IOKX1NM,
WE KEEP NO BOOKS.
NO BAD DEBTS.
Veilinj per yard l2o.
Lace from lo a yard to He.
Silk Onrter Web per yard 10c.
Binding per roll 2o.
Pearl Buttons from 7c to 15d a dozen.
Smoked Pearl Buttons So to 8c a dozen
Towels 5c -
Table Oil Cloth 19 and 2",o a yard.
Boys Pants 19c.
Ladies Underwear all prices
Men's Underwear all prices.
DeLong's Hook and Eyes i-er card 12a
Safety Pins per dozen 2o.
2 Foot Rules 8o.
Shoe Brushes 10c.
Cake Lifters 5o.
a. . '
Scalloped f-'helf riippr 30 sheets 5c.
30 Feet of Clothes Llue 4c.
Bottle of Btwinn Wiichine Oil 4o.
Nickel Alarm Clocks 91c.
Preserve Kettles 10', 12c, 14c.
25o No'veU de. '
Decorated Chamber Tails
Reflector Lamps with burner and
Travelling Alcohol Lamps loo.
Meat Saws 33o.
Coat H' okB 6 for 5c.
Fire Shoveli 5c, 9c, 17c.
. u O(ioous pt,r Kft 5o.
f rou Shelf Brackets per pair 4, 9, 22c
K uives and Forks per set from 42c to 81.08
Meat Broilers 7c.
Dover Ei; Beaters 10c
2Qiwrt Coffee Pot 10c.
3 " J2c.
4" " " 13c,
2 Quart Copper Bottom Coffee Pot 15o.
3 " 19c.
4 " " " 21c.
Tea Trays 9c, lie. lHc.
14 Quart Tin Pail 19o.
Dish Pans 18c.
Duft Pang 8c.
Pint Cupa, 2 for 5c.
Large Glass Pitchers I'Jc
antedn Globes flc.
TO MB THE BILL.
Carlisle and Springer Confer on
the Currency Question.
CULLOM WILL FIGHT IT.
Thinks to Pass the Bill Amended or
not. Is Going: From Bad
Associated Press. .
Waahilntftan. Dee, 20. TOie conference
lipid ait the .treasury deplartment be
tween Secvtary Curtlale Sliwl Cftairman
SprUniffeir, of it ha .rrouse oomimliUtee On
banktns and eurrenoy . relative to
imendtaK the Carlisle 'trill now before
Lhe house. The piibject was gone over
fully, aaid as 'a result of "the talk
SprlnBor Iwliai propose a niu-mlber of
rnwruTmenita dealiniftdi to remoe same
it the objec'tlons odvUnced Bgtadnst the
the iblll. One objpdtiion Is that under
Section 7 some banks rrtay be permitted
to 'take out a oirculaiukm of 90 per cent
.r hir nanitial stolck. wMle Uie bill
l'lnrtts ithe otrouliaition to 76 per cent- of
the capital aback. This would be rem
?diled by requiring:! the .excess to be re
turned by a deposit of green backs un
ler the existing provisions of the law.
The time In which the banks will be re-
quired to comply with the new law may
be .extended for two years. The house
nsiv fix hv ameridmotU the time to a
nore remote daite. The bill will be
made clear that itlhe bill holdrs of the
national banks will be protected during
the time ithe old bunks are conforming
to the new law. ) Another amondmenl
will provide thalt the government will
receive old notes for Internal revenus
(axes and camcel them and issue mrtea
under the new law1. It Is possible thatt
these and other amendments that the
Democratic majoi-lty of the banking
committee may agns upon, nray be
embraced In a substitute which can be
Presented before lihe Ave mlmvte debaite
begins. The conference did not brine
out any eonsideruitlun of the thrse' im
portant , amendments which "been
jnrec . on the floor of the house, iz:
The ilasne of tKinds to ro!re outAandtng
treonba.cks; elimination of state banks
U-riiks and limiting of banks' Uablliity
for losses ito other banks to one per cent
s to 'the bond issue to rdtlre the rj;n
a?ks. this will nrotiably be offerad by
n amendment, but it 1? believed the
Teel'lug airaiinst the bond issue will de
f.iait IMi e amendment. The ellnvinttltion
.f the stlaJte bainks and the limit of Ha.
MMty will also be presented aB Inde
A BRIEF SENATE SESSION.
Washington, Dec. 20. The senate held
a 'brief executive session to .permit
Harris, of Tennessee, (to move a recon-
ildo;laltJkn of 'the vote by which the
nomtoJiaion of Judg-e Clark to be die
U'lot Judg-e of the western and middle
li':ftt:lota of Tennessee "Warn confirmed
'tvrris says he "has .reowtved cemflrma-
tlon of 'the serious charges against
Clarke hvhlch ilhould .be Jnveaigaf.ied.
Whrm the door re-opened the routine
business wus itlaken up.. The bill to re
Vive the grade of llewtonlant general In
.be army iwaa repoifted, and placed, on
ithe calendar. Quay lnltroidtiieed a bill
. o provide a suiiisatole residence for the
president The seniaite then proceeded
So Wie uneclall oriier Of the dlay, the
apeeoWes preseiitlng to the government
by 'the e(lal:e of New Hampshire the
taatuna of John Stark Bind Daniel We
.ter. Addresses were delivered by Gal-ilng-er.
Proctor, Hanvley, Dubois, Chan
ilor. Hoar, Morgan, Alorrlll, Davis, Cul
om, FJaiflt, M'tbuhell, and Lorge.
URGE3NCY DEFICIl'JNCT BILL.
WaDhlington, Dec. 20. The house to
lay puM?d the Importanlt uingency defl
lency bill, al Ito penalon the widow
f tl.o hite Major Oenertal Naitonlel P.
flj.nks, at th .naite of $100 par month.
Phe houise then resumed the carwldra
51on of the currency bill. Sperry, of
OonnoJtiiouit, twok Ithd flixir in siipiort of
the measure. He Is a believer In the
wifaty' fund principle, he said, ibecnuse
it Insured a prompt redemption of the
nMjes wlthnrtlt expense to Ithe hollers.
It made tHia mJ'jes prtaotlaUly rtational
THE BRITISH SEALING CLAIMS.
Washington, Pec 20. Secretary
Ctrvflham today sent to the house In
answer to a resolution calling for an
explanation of bis reasons tor arrang
ing with Grea Britain for the payment
of the claims of British sea4ing vx.'ls.
a letter exptfefcving the miuctw. The
soorcntiry thinks U the nuatlter Is re
ferred to a commission the expense to
the United States would be largely In
excess of J4.'G,000, the amount agreed
upon In the aectkjnwnt of the claims.
COLORADO SILVER LEAGUE.
Denver, Dec. 20. There was a large
ailteawiawe of representative men at
the WMiveiClon of the Colorado S1Ivt
League today. After a hot 4sousslor
Jl f'!lw1nic rerfutljn wsj adopted
with only two diaBBrttlnjy v.es:
"TboC the words non-part'-nan
trtckeo from the ocmwdtutlcm and ty-
DKCEMIIEU 21, 1894.
the mwmlbers of the Colorado Silver
LeJague refuse to afflllalte or work with
any pallttoaH panty which does not na
tionally declare unequivocally In favor
of the free end unlimited oulniase of sil
ver alt a JUlMo of 16 to 1.
THE3 LEXOW INVHSTIGATION.
Goff Stands Cftiptoln Straiuss Up In a
Nw York, Dec 20. Dr. Fturkliurst,
who hlaa not Bitltendled the sititdngs ol
the Lexow commilUee for some time,
was an eiarly arrival today. The usual
crowd of police capttillns were present.
and affedted unoomoerned aid before the
proceedings opened. WlaUter S. Harri
son.. a tnillder, teeMHed that In 1891 and
1893 he built the Morris building. He
was obliged to pay $250 to the man
Burns, anting for Captain McLaughlin,
for the privttleg'e of occupying the street
Captbln Strauss was called to the stand.
"Do you know," said Mr. Goff, se
verely, 'Ithlat a mountain of evidence
has been Introduced here to show that
your wardman. did collect for you from
"No, I do not. He wer did amy col
lecting for me."
"Now aptWin, wTnalt ddd you mean
Whan you said thiait as long as Wil
liams and Burns did ndt go .back on
you, you did not fear examination?"
"I never siald Whfcrt."
"Now, do you not komw that you ar
lytlng? Do you not know that a man
of your ordllnlairy bitelHIgonee would not
have 'been aippoinlted by John MoClave
unless he got p(add for it?"
"I never paid for mine."
A HORRIBLE MURDER.
A Topeka Woman Has Her Head
TopekU, Kmn., Dec. 20. At 3:30 this
aflternoon a horrible murder was dts.
covered In this city. Mrs. A.. D. Mt
Bf.n was found dead on the floor of
the iToamB of her house. The body had
evidently toin ithere for lait least ten
days, as It was stiff and cold and (here
had been no Mfe about the house for
ten dlaivs. The boy who delivers milk
ait her house had noticed that the can
he left lahiout ten days ago Wad stayed
on the back door steps, and he gave
the alarm to the police. Mrs. Miataon
Mvwl alone, her huslband being In Cal
ifornia. The enidlre top of her head
was crushed In as though she had
been Struck with one fearful blow. Mrs.
Maltaon was for several years a mem
ber of the al'ty boUrd of edwialtlon, and
tckK, an active interest in the schools.
She was gemcrailly supiicsea to navt
aonrildemaMe money," lamd owned ' five
or elx houses. The only person who
seems to know amjiuiilng alBout we
case de a daaf and dumb colored man
rtairnied George Colght, who saw two
man, probably on the evening of tht,
llith. enter a Window of the murdered
woman's house and afterward saw them
A MURDERBR'S PHOTTOGRAPH.
His Likeness Found on lh RoJna of
the Dead WonHam's Eye. ,
Jaimeeltown, N. Y., Dec. 20. Photo
graphic scenes may have given th fli'Bt
tangillMe olew to the identity of the
murderer of Mrs. Shearman and Mrs.
Davis. Seveatal Waive been suspected
and olues followed up without success.
But today ithe Impression of the mur
derer was found on the retina of Mrs.
ShoaiPmlain's eye. A phlvtograph wat
taken by a local photogntepher. 'Tht
exilSbenae of the lmpreeslon of the mur
dered on the eye was discovered by
means of a powerful microscope. Un
fortunlaltefly the futures of the mam
could not be seen, las in the view ob
tained he showe only the back and
very little of the aide. Apirently a
big man is presented, with buahy whis
kers and wefeiring a long over-coat. The
Jjroner hias taken out botih eyes of tht
murdered womtin, and another photo
graph will t6 taken tomoirrow.
CENTRALIA POSTOFFICE LOOTED.
Tajcomia, Deo. 20. -A Ledger special
Irani Cenmila says: The postofflce a.i
this place was rotbed laat night. Th
thieves, after gaining an entrance from
the rear, blew open Hhe safe and se
cured $300 in oaah, besides several hun
dred dollars' worth of stamps, a num
ber of registered parages, and a golo
waltch, the property uf the postmaster,
l'nere is no clue to the thieves.
Sydney, N. 8. W., Dec. 20. What U
pronounced to be the most ra.nlirkable
crlclni: gvune ever played was conclud
ed today. The 8todlUiits AM EuigllHh
eleven played a guune with the All
AusUtdias. The English boT won the
miaush, wUiloh tamted ftur claiys, by a
oovre of 762 to 752, winning by ten runs.
A NKBRA3KA BLIZZARD.
Omalfa, Dec. 20. A Urri(lc snow and
rain storm prevails In Northwestern
Nuoruska and the Btack Hills tonight
All itslegmpMc PulliUes with the HiJls
are cut off hi this dlreU(m, and no
wires are working' In N.-brtaka west of
THE GERM A. VI A SAFE.
S i.n Francisco, Dec. 20. The bark Ger
iTMinla, one of the 4ilng n.isrtrls which
was overdue from BiMsh Cf-liinv. la and
Pujft S-.uiid pon.s has been sight.)
four rnik-J out an s mnilpg Into port.
"OLD rtTS" G-RAND SON DIuAD.
MarliCtB, Ohio, Dec 20. dwiglsss
Putnam, d:i-l i"tiy, nwl &. He was
'.'he K.-!t prnniNrm 'if 0ml Iktb-1
ftoam, f..jTujs In Uie revolutionary
The Sheriff's Posse Stopped the
A MESSAGE FROM THE DEAD.
A Piece of Wreckage From the Ill
fated Ivanhoe Fonnd Sear
Kbw York. Dec, 20.-Juck Downie, of
Brooklyn, and Eddie Lot-ber, of Wll
ilainwiburg, fbugihlt one of .the liveliest
prize-fights in years at Bt'amford, tonn.,
ladt night, before an audience of abouit
600 people. The ftgfclt lirfted sixteen
munils. Tn the eilxth round while Loe-
ber wnn bng severely punished, .hit
seconds sprang Inito the ring and sougnt
tvi nuive him from fuil.her cuetlgiauoti.
DomtaJck MoOaffory, 'Who was a spoc-
tlaltor, tnterfered, and di.'ove the seconds
niitwldp the rones. In the sixteenth
round Downie haa Lot-boa- agjtnst the
ropes, and wus in paartlon to end the
Illlii Yi'VVil at ivt,.--,
seconds again Interfered. A free figh
ensued. A sheriff's pose went through
ilh orowd to nuilet ithe dl.-iturtnnce.
When qu'it Was refitiurcd, the referee
3innounc?d thiait the flght would be re-
sumed In a few dUys In private.
THE MISSING IVANHOE.
A Piece of Her Wreckage Found on the
Brtich alt North Cove.
Taioomia, Dec. 20. A spe-'l , to the
rflcr from Smith B:ni pays: A re
port comies fmm North Cove, Washing
ton, 'tWalt a boUrd bearing the name
"Isinlhoe." the name of the Ill-foiled
essul wrJUih left Seaiitle Sejitemht 20
for San Fiand3co wiltii coal, has been
fnund on Ithe ocean llj'adh near OreR
placa. The wife of the keeiwr of the
Wlllamla Day. VWht found it partially
hurled In the Sand; the gilt letters of
the name having aiUtrtverted her atten
tion. - ':',. ( 1 ' . ' i "
The rovsTntiefMUer Rlchnrd Rush,
which - ieft NMh Any vn Winds jr -aft to
search 'for mtrWng vessels, enme Into
porit this evening. C3i(aln 'Ho.-iiier) re
ports that "he went S(a;wn.rd 20 m.los oUl
of his coiu'so, land though -'ho kept".'
nan at ItWe mlak-he'a J during the entire
voyage, thojlutih saw no signs of any
vessels or wreckage.
GE-raMANIA ARRIVES IN.
Her Apprtxnaince Quints the Fears of
Other Ship Owners.
Ban Franils?o, Dec. 20. The coal la
den bark GeTmlan4a, one of the eight
Milling vessels wliltth was overdue be
tween San Francisco ami the Northern
ports, came 1iHto port this lafltemoon.
Captain ppuraon had seen no'.hlng of
lha wishing colliers Mnntserrat and
Keweemaw, nor h'ad ho sluhlted any of
the seven saitllng vp.isel which are
xmefidered overdue bitwwn San Fran
llsco and Oregon, Washington and Brit
ish Coluim(l)!a portls. None of thos
even vesselB, however, have been out
'ongvr than th'e Germianla, which was
t8 days from Setaititle, (and It Is but
reaiAnable to supixme 'tfliat they have
nat WMh no more ni'l.-infliis t1l.in bpfcll
the Oermanla. Oaptaln Peurson, In Ills
rpport sliutes that on Daeombar Dlh
'n l.'l'jitude 45 degrees 3(1 'minutes non.h,
xmtfltudie 128 dogreea W(?Pt, the Oer
nlamC'a, ran Into a hurricane from the
louth. For hours the bark was swei.
4y (terriflo wlnda and a terrible sea,
but she finally wealthmed the gale, sus
cailn'lng no more serious dUnange than
Jhe loss of several Sails.
THE STEEVES TRIAL.
Pontiand, Dec 20. E1tince In the
Iteevcu trlml this morning was feature
'ecu, it being the repetition of Ithait In
rtvxlud In mhe (Bunco Kully trial
Itr.ung insinuation w made by the
lefense Dhlilt the ntt-Jotle which Hgured
promlnMrrtly in the . Kelly trial haa
Jlnoa been itamperud with.
STARTED OUT YOUNG.
Pendleton, Or., Dec. 20. Gcwga Mur
phy patwed a Ktt of worthless checks
drawn agnilnst the Nalllon-.U lilanls of
PVndlE'ton, and rmnnanta are out
aibouit a hundred dollars. Murphy was
but a txy of twenty, land has gone
with no traces left of his wlvmu'xiu'tH.
Wla.-hl-g;on, IJ. c. :0 The v(Mn tbA
has concealed the Utu-s of Daniel
Webster end General Juhn SUaik, whic h
have befn placed In the extreme north
Highest of all In Leavening Tower. Latest U. S. Gov't Report
. k f I vi w f:y i i
I'KICE, FIVK " CENTS.
end of Htiiituary 'hu.lt In 'Hie national
jaipiBal, aa a giii t the p'-pl f h
state of New ir.nniwhli'c, was qitlt-tly
reinxn-ed olt noon today, and the putillo
was, for .the firat lime, ixjnru'.'tcd to
look uin thwe butest additions to the
w-iWonal callf--Aln of memoittial fitriires.
DKNllOD TUli P.EPORTKRS.
Would Say Nothing of the Recent Antl
Seoret So-.il ely Older.
New York, Dec. 20. Arch-i)Lhop Cui
rlgtm denied himself to the reporter's
toduy, who sought to ulUUIri hii views
reaivEng ithe ecc!en?.i:lc Inti-rd-hition
of Secret socdtitlea promulgated by Bish
op McDonnell, of Brooklyn, to a con
forenoe of his dlixxtie this week. Vicar
funeral Farley ndmitited the truth of
ohe Btfiltomciiit tlitit sucii an order had
been promulgaited. "The Odd Fellows,
the Sons of Temperance, and Knights
of PytliJ'.'ia have men lmterdloted.," he
;!a'!d. "CknMliHnirfatlon will at onco be
promulgUted thr.mif.hoult the chun.-h
Loth tram the pulpits and by the pretw.
As to the reasons for this action, it is
aiifllalerit Ito ftiy that they were con
lcmncd .because Bhe archbishops evi
dently held tliat they wre antagonistic
to thi church."
LB.UVILLB GOLD STRIKK.
TlKu;Unds Flocking to the Newly
Denver, Dec. 20. The recent gold
stnlkes In LeadvUlle are reusing wild
excitement. lliaiilixiads are taxed to
their utmost capatft'ty. The Denver,
Livadvllle, and OuntiisKn railway, the
short line from Denver ',to the camp, in
preparing Ito run extt'a tnalns to accom
modtilte the travel. Gold strlkies have
been numeroiis in LeaidvUIo during the
past two years, ibut none have attract
ed so muoh attention as the two latent
In the Rex and Triumph mines, which
tdtialblUh the facit that the gold belt
extends ait least three miles, the two
discoveries being that far aypart. The
prospecit Is that Leadvllle in WT, wilt
foe Ithe largest producer of gold In the
SALT LAKI3 BANKERS.
They Endorse W. P. St. John's Cur
Salt I.iake, Dec, 20. Tlia leading' bank
ers and business men of this city held
a meeting today to daeiiss ttho Bulitl
more plan, for legutalLIng the currency.
It was ithe sense of the meeting1 that
In any currency plan anted upon tha
conrttittuenlt part thereof shouid be the
re-inim'tltilziiiiion of sliver. The resolu
tion. wa,s passed, et-titlng forth that the
proiKwltlon advanced by W, I'. St. John
of Nsw York, comes nearer expivpulng
the fltitinclul views of the business men
of the West than anything so Par pro
posed by astern men.
A PACKERS' COMBINE.
It Will Work A glad nut the Inland Job
bers. Pendleton, ', Deo. 20.-The Missouri
River and Coast packers hlave formel
a conrtftn'aitlon on genwrtal pa,iklng house
products 'and will withdraw all ' stocks
from the interior points, such us Pen
dleton, and Walla WUIla. All' the
Packers In the trust, and the only dls
'trlliufDlng points, on the co.mt will be
Los Angeles, Ra.n Fitmcilsco, Portland,
Taeoma and Seattle. . The lagrwinent
uffexns all Interior Jinhbeirs, and so op
emit ea as to1 Increase tho price per
pound on cent to consumers, exc-)t t
HEARD CRIES OF HELP.
An Attempt to Show that Sleeves Em
' ' ployed Kelly to Murder Sayres.
Porrl.und, Deo.. 20. The feiuture In ithe
ateeves mtrdr trial today was the
Oeiftlmony of F. P. Leeoh, who is em
ployed In the foundry at Fulton Tark,
He tostllled that on the nltfhit the mur
der Is euiiporfed to Wave been committed,
he heard five dlAlnut cries for help
ntxu;t 9:45 p. m. The prosecution thus
Jar bias endetivornd to prove that Kel
ly murdered .ftiyres, and Utter In the
trial t wll'l mJUtemjj't to show tlnut
Siteeves employed Kelly Ito kill him.
Pan Francisco, Dec. 20. About six
furlongs, 2-yenr-oid.s Hueneme, 1:21 1-3.
Five furlong-Hal Fisher, LOS 3-4. All
bets dorlan-d off.
One mile, handMii Vaaa il, 1:54 3-4.
p'lve furlongs Liittle, 1:0S.
Seven furlongs Realization, 1:55 1-2.
Sun Fiunclsoo, Iec. 20. Arrived fier
mnnla, fim Bea'Ule.
Cleared UmiuUllsv, for Victoria and
Departed Biitte of California, for As.
trla; s:hoon'r Excel Ulor. for Port
Hlikeley; schooner Lotitlu, for As'.oriH;
Oregon, for AvMiorla: schooiuer Jtalph J.
Long, for Coqullle li-lver.
THE GOLD RESERVE.
WasWng'.'on,' Dec. 20.-Th gold re.
sr-rvt) in the treasury fxlay is t'0,
t tf u
Wwa nrherever tby appear, and that