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    ASTORIA PUBLIC LIBRARY ASSOCIATION.
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PRESS REPORT.
VOL. XLIV.
ASTORIA, OREGON, AVEDNESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 4, 1895.
NO. 207.
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I872 1895
piser
Brothers,
Sell ASTORIA,
Lubricating
OILS
A Specialty.
Ship Chandelery,
Hardware,
Iron cfc StPel,
Coal,
Groceries & Provisions,
Flour & Mill Feed,
Paints, Oils, Varnishes,
Loggers Supplies,
Fairbank's Scales,
Doors it Windows,
Agricultural Implements
Wagons & Vehicles.
B. F. ALLEN,
Dealar In ,
Wall Paper,
Artist Materials,
Paints and Pajnters Supplies
Glass, Mouldings,
Japanese Mattings,
Rugs and Bamboo Goods
Centractor for
Fresco Painting, Paper Hanging, Etc.
765 Commercial Street.
Snap A Fvodak
at any man coming out of
our srore and you'll get a
portrait of a man brimming
over with pleasant thoughts.
Such quality in tha liquors
we have to offer are enough to
PLEASE ANY MAN.,
Con?e and Try Them.
HUGHES 6k CO.
ASTORIA IRON WORKS
Conromly St.. foot of Jackson. Astoria.
General Machinists and Boiler Makers
Land and Marine Engines. Boiler work, Steam
boat and Cannery Work a Specialty.
Castings of All Descriptions Made to Order on
Short Notice.
John Fox. President and Superintendent
A. I Fox ...Vice President
O. B. Prael Secretary
They Lack Life
There are twines sold to fishermen
on the Columbia river that stand In
Che same relationship to Marshall's
Twine as a wooden image does to the
human being they lack strength life
evenness and lasting qualities. Don't
fool yourself Into the belief that other
twines besides Marshall's will do "just
as well." They won't. They cannot
C.J. TRENCH1 RD, Agent
Wells, Fargo & Co. and
Pacific Express Co.
(40BE and PHOENIX INSURANCE CO'S,
Custom House Broker
and Commission Merchant.
502 Bond Street.
Kopp's Beer Hall.
Choke Wine9. Liquors ind Clgr.
KKNTUCKY WHISKEY
Only handed over th. Bar, The largest glass
of N. P. Beer. Half-and-half, si
Free Lunch.
Chas. Wirkkala, Proprietor.
Cor. Conromly and Lafayette St.
THOMAS MOKKO,
Th'5 Blacksmith Those shop Is oppos
ite Cutting's cannery, is now prepared
to 4o such dd Jobs as making new
cannery coolers, repairing old ones,
making new flshln boat irons, and re
pairing old ones, and all other black
imKhlng that requires first -class work
manship. MUSIC HAI1I1.
KEATING & CO will open their
Music Hall at 359 Astor street,
Saturday the ICth. They will
keep numberless good liquors
and figurs besides having good music all the
time.
SEflSIDEJflWIflILIi.
A comDlete stock of lumber on band
in the rough or dressed. Flooring, rua- l
tie, celling, and all kinds or nnisn;
mouldings and shingles; also bracket
work done to order. Terms reasonable
and prices at bedrock. All orders
promptly attended to. Office and yard
at mill. H. i" I. LOGAN, Prop'r.
Owurfd. Oregon-
Eay to take, sure cure, no pain, noth
Ir? to dread, pleasant little pills. De
Wltts Little Early Risers. Best for Sick
Headache, Biliousness, Sour Stomach and
Constipation.
Dr. price's Cream Baking Powder
Coo taint do Asnmonia or Alum.
Suits Hade
clothing. Samples for Fall and Winter 1805 and 189G are
at hand, and a perf ct fit guarantee!. Call and see them
and obtain prices .
I. U OSGOOD,
The One Price Clothier, Hatter and Furnisher.
506 and 508 COMMERCIAL STREET, ASTORIA, OR.
A NEW
Fishing Tackle, Baskets, Flies, Eods, etc. Baseballs, Bats,
Masks, Gloves, Mits, etc. Croquet r?ets, Hammocks, Lawn
Tennis Balls,. Bird Cages, Garden Sets, Children's Carriages
and Iron Wagons.
Come and See Us
Griffin & Reed.
THREE LOTS.
In a desirable location, 2 blocks from High School.
A BARGAIN.
CHOICE LOTS IN HILLS FIRST ADDITION.
On the new Pipe Line Boulevard Juat the place (or a cheap homo.
A Block IN ALDERBROOK.
STREET CAR LINE will be extended this tmuiraer to within 5 miuutes
walk of this properly Will pell at deci'dod bargain.
ACREAGE.
In 5 or 10 Here tracts inside tho oily limit', also adjoining Fhvol.
GEORGE HILL.--471 BondSt., Occident Block,
HILL'S REAL ESTATE EXCHANGE.
UMBRELLAS!
It is a little early, yet
have just received direct from
line of umbrellas in gloria and
cents to $3.50. Call and see them. Our dry goods sale
will continue for a fey days longer. Take advantage of this
opportunity and make your purchases', thereby raving from
25 to 50 percent, as lots of goods we are selling at half pric-
OflEGOfl TRADING CO.,
600 Commercial Street.
ROSS HIGGINS & CO.
Grocers, : and : Butchers
Astoria and Upper Astoria.
Ine Teas and Coffees, Table Delicacies, Domestic
and Tropical Fruits, Vegetables, Sugar
Cured Hams, Bacon, Etc.
Choice - Fresh and Salt - Meats.
EVETtT ONE NEEDS A BTT3TXE9 8 EDUCATION. Many young men and
women can mend but one or two yean at school why not take a course that can
be completed In that time? The eollere Includes a short ENGLISII COURSE be
sides a BPSINESS and SHORTHAND COURSE. For catalogue address,
(14 YAMHILL Sr. - - HOLMES BUSINESS COLLEGE. - - fORTLAlTO, OR,
to Order.
If you want a suit that will
fit, at the lowest possible
prices, have it made by the
"Royal Tailors" the largest
tailoring establishment in the
world, and you will know for
a certainty that it is made for
vou, and not taken out of
stock and made over, as they
do not not deal in ready made
STOCK
you will need one soon.' W
the factory a large and select
silk. Prices range from 50
USTOtp PUBLIC LIBWI
READING ROOM FliEH TO ALL,
Open every day from 3 o'clock to 6 :30
aD(16:30 to 9:30 p. m.
Subscription rates 3 per annum.
Southwest cor. Eleventh aud Duane 5t.
Prepared For an Expected
Drain on the Treasury.
ANOTHER BANK TO THE RESCUE
Farmer's Loan and Trust Company
Deposited $2,000,000 in Gold
-Thi Feeling is Hopeful.
New York, Sept. 3. It 'was quite evi
dent today that the Morgan-Belmont
syndicate expected another large drain
on the sub-treasury this week.
At the opening of business It was an
nounced that the Farmers' Loan and
Trust Company had deposited 2,OUO,000 in
the sub-treasury. This is the second fl
nanclal institution to come to the aid
of the syndicate. The first was the
American Exchange National Bank,
which deposited 8500,000 a week ago. At
that time It was said ai number of na
tional banks and financial institutions
which had been members of the bona
syndicate had agreed to aid Messrs. Mor
gan and Belmont in their efforts to keep
the spirit of the contract with the gov
ernment to maintain the gold reserve
against exports in every way possible.
A total of $1,100,000 was ordered during
the day for shipment and notwlthstand'
Ing the continued gold shipments the
feeling in financial circles concerning the
outlook was serene and 'hopeful. The
possibility of the $100,000,000 being en
croached upon as soon as the bond syn
dicate failed to continue to put gold into
the sub-treasury does not seem to be
considered. This is due to the expectation
that the movement of crops to Europe
will before long cause a plentiful supply
of commercial bills to be in circulation
and of necessity lower the rate of .ex
change to a figure which would practi
cally prohibit the shipment of gold.
BIKE DOBS IT.
Probably Two Deaths in San Francisco
from 'Riding the Wheel.
San Francisco, Sept. 3. A bicycle acci
dent in Golden Gate Parte today will
result in the death of one, and probably
two cyclists. Miss Marion Haill took her
first ride on Sunday on a tandem. De
siring to take a practice spin, today she
engaged George McLeod, proprietor of
a cyclery, to take her out on a. tandem.
When attempting to scorch down a hill,
Miss Hall suddenly fell backwards off
the seat, catching 1n the gearing and
striking the ground violently. MciLeod
lost Ills hold, fell over Miss Hall and
struck on his head. The skull of each
was fractured. McLeod cannot recover.
Miss Hall has not recovered conscious
ness.
DURRANT TESTED.
Bue He Does Not Even Wink Under the
Strain.
Special to the Astorlan.
San Francisco, Sept. 8. Tho trial ot
Theodore 'Durrant, for the murder ot
Blanche Lamont in Emanuel church, re
ally began today. The courtroom was
crowded to bear the opening statement
of District Attorney Barnes.
When District Attorney Barnes con
cluded his opening address In the trial
of Durrant this morning he turned to the
prisoner and looked sharply at him. The
judge stared at Durrant, tho Jury stared
at 'him. and the sheriff's men ana court.
room clerics all turned to Durrant. The
spectators all watched him. For the first
time Durrant had heard the evidence
against him martlalled and It seemed as
If this man must give some sign of dis
tress or of fear or defiance. But never
a graven image was imore immovable
than the face of Theodore Durrant as
he looked straight Into the district attor
ney's eyes.
Before the day was over he was put
to another test a strain harder to bear
and one that has broken down many
nen accused of murder. Durrant was
taken to the scene of the crimes with
which he la charged. Ho stood In the
dusty little room where Minnlo Williams
was choked and gashed to death, and
the spot on which he stood was stilt dark
with the stain of her blood.. He was
taken up the narrow stair 'which he
last travalledJif tho theory of this crime
be true with the other helpless victim
He stood In the dark, grimy belfry where
Blanehe Lamont' body lay for ten days,
until the finding of the other girl's body
lead to its discovery, and he remained
'there white the jury were shown to all
the places where the girl's books and
clothing were hidden, and through It all
he was unmoved. Ha brushed the dust
from his coat, and when he came back
to the light lie mi:ed to the people h
knew.
NEW WAR BALLOON.
SaM to Have Bern Sold to tho Cuban
Insurgents.
Hartford, Conn., Sept. S. Samuel An.
drews, a machinist, claim to have per
fected a war balloon, which h has sold
to a syndicate of New York Cuban for
un In aid of the Cuban insurgents.
The balloon has been tested In tha field,
and Is said to work perfectly. Instead
of the ordinary carriage the balloon Is
fitted with an armored Obox from which
a number of bombs can be suspended and
the bombs are ignited and released by
automatic machinery in the box. After aR
are discharged, the box explodes, de
stroying the balloon. The machinery
Is worked by a steel spring.
Andrews claims to have a device by
which he can control the direction of the
balloon.
GETTING IN TRIM.
Tho Valkyrie and Defender Making Final
Preparations.
Now York. Sept. J.-The Valkyrie III
wIH be a white yacht when she enters
the races for America's cup agiinst tha
Defendnr. She -wa towed up from Sandy
Hook thi evening and went Into the dry
dock at Erie Basin. The English yacht
was dried out and Instantly a down men
were sent below to use their sandpaper
on hull and keel.
The Vayrie will remain In the dr'
dock probably up to Thursday evening.
On Thursday the Defender will be found
some where near her for somewhat the
same purpose, and than both yaohts win
be measured .by John Hyslop, the official
measurer of the New York yacht Club.
After that It shall bo made known what
the Valkyrie wlil allow the Defender, if
anything, and how much the Defender
will (have to allow the Vigilant.
GOING TO (ANTILLES.
Madrid, Sept. 3. The- Corresponilcnzla
says that the Spanish squadron Is going
to 'Antilles, the principal objoct of the
expedition being to urge the claims of
Spain against the United States In (he
AU.lanca affair.
STANLEY COMING.
(Liverpool, Sept. 8.-JThe- White Star
cteamer Majestic which sails for New
York tomorrow, will have among her
passengers Henry M. Stanley, M. P.,
the African explorer.
Stanley's departure for America has
created surprise among his friends.
DID NOT MATURE.
'Washington, Sept. J.-Today was the
day on which the boycott on national
bank notes, ordered by Sovereign, of the
Knights of Labor, In his. proclamation,
tv as to go Into effect. There was no
evidence here that the Klnghts of Labor
were tabooing bank notes.
STATE NEWS.
I niter celling Items Culled from Oregon's
Leaouig Newspapers.
The latest weather bureau circular says
concerning Oregon weather: "The smoke
has continued, though for tha pst three
days there lhas been much relief Ircm It.
The maximum temperature for the week
tanged from 61 to 86 degrees, the high'
est having been on Wednesday and the
lowest on Sunday, The 'minimum temper
ature ranged from 48 to 64 degrees. The
air was more sultry than it has been for
many weeks and it culminated in thunder
storms on Friday, tho SOth, since when
the temperature has fallen, the sky has
been overcast and occasional sprlnkCes
or rain lhave fallen. The total rainfall
has 'been one-quarter of an inch. The
current weather does not Indicate that
the rainy, season has commenced, tut
rather that long periods of dry weithr,
for this year, have now passed. The nor
mal rainfall for September is 1.60 inches
in the northern counties, and one inch
In the southern, which falls on from five
to eight days. Periods of warm, clear
weather will now occur beforo the regu
lar rainy season sets In."
'It Is a mistake, says the Baker City
Democrat, to Imagine that the factory at
Lynton is canning horse meat, as is gen
erally supposed. Not one has been put
on the market so far at this place, ana
the horses have ibeen butchered, the hides
saved and the meat cooked, dried and
ground up into fertilizing 'material. The
company has now 3,000 pounds ot meat
in pickle, which will he sent to Germany
and France. About 4000 to 6000 ot the
S'wltzler band the company has purchased
at ai cost of (2.00 per head; and have re
ceived several hundred of this lot. The
capacity of the works is about 65 head
a day, 46 horses and 10 colts. After the
anlmai! Is killed It is denuded of Its hide
by pulling It off. The hide is started In
places, and then jerked off by a wind
ing machine. This Is tanned into leather
and) usedi in the manufacture of boots
and shoes. The offal Is fed to hogs, and
this furnishes good food. Any one de
sirous of purchasing an animal may take
his choice for tlO; but our Informant says
there Is not any that he has seen worth
this amount.
A' little 6-year-old daughter of William
Branz, a (Prussian who Uvea on ai farm
six miles east of Salem' on the Sllverton
road, was the victim of a pitiful accldtnl
yesterday forenoon about 11 o'clock. Her
self and her little brother, aged g years,
together with ome other children, were
playing in the yard, the brother hav
ing an axe with Which he was cutting
some sticks. The little girl in some man
ner placed her right hand on the log,
unseen hy tho hoy, and received a blow
of the axe, iwhlch severed aCmost the
entire hand. The index linger Just in
front of the knuckle was severed almost
completely and the cut run obliquely
across the hand to the heel of the palm
leaving only a small section of the
fleshy .part of the hand holding the
momlber. The detracted parents, who
cannot talk English, started for town
with the child as soon as possible and
obtained medical assistance. The wound
was thoroughly cleansed of pieces of beno
and other foreign matter, the stump of
tho Index finger was properly drowsed
and the remainder of the hind was
fixed In place with several stitches to hold
It. The first thought was that amputiv
tlon would be necessary, but tho doctors
hope the hand can bo saved. Statesman
The condition of the Western Oregon
crops, accoKIIng to Mr. Payne's regular
weekly report, Is very favorable. He
says: "Hop-plcklng is In progress. Some
picking was done the tatter part of the
week, hut picking will not be general
until the middle of the present week. The
correspondents report the hops to be In
good condition; the smoky weather pre
vented the sin's rays from Injuring the
arms to any large extent. The burrs
are well formed, some being threa Inches
leng; lice are In many yards, but as a
rule no gleat damage has been done to
the hopa. The yards will he qulto thor
nughty picked, though In an occasional
yard, due to various causes, no picking
will be done; the cloudy, damp and show
ery weather has so far done no dimatre,
and none twVA occur unless tho adverse
weather should continue for a lengthy
period, and such is hardly probable. The
rains have caused some prunes to split
open, but no mat.-rial damage appears
to have been done. Prunc-drylng Is In
progress In a", sections, warm, dry
weather would be more favorable to the
fruit drying operation. Peaches and
Bartlett pears are ripening rapidly, and
large shipments of fruit are being nraae.
The first tralttfoad of Oregon fruit,
shipped East, left on the 28th of August;
It was mode up of peaches, pears, plums
and prunes. The rain has been beneflcl.il
to .corn. The potato crop has been In
lured by the long, dry period, but late
potatoes will be Improved by the rains.
Pasture are somewhat tmprovea, tnougn
the effect on the dairying Intereits Is
not as yet especially noticeable. The har
vest of cereals Is about over. Moat of the
thr?rhlng Is finished and the grain is
being hauled to the warehouses. The log
ger along the stream are now await
ing the rains, so that the streams may
rise and their logs be floated down. The
placer miner awaits the full rain so t$
to begin his mining. The farmer Is not
ready for the rain as yet, as th hops
and the fruit are to be gathered and the
cereals to be safety housed. Warm, clear
weather, with an absence of smoke, will
most likely prevail the latter part Of
the current week.
The eira? nrrwltief if thi emtntr
cltaatea at HH.m.m a year.
The Races at Vancouver Not
Very Rapid. .
ASTORIA TEAM IS A LOSER
By Only Two Seconds, Owing to The
Breaking: of th Tape-Dalles
Wins the Wet Test.
Special to the Astorlan.
Vancouver, Wn., Sept, 3. In the steam
er race, Astoria ran first, time, 37',
Vancouver, 36Mi. The Astoria's tape broke
In starting. Vancouver has protested
against the Astorlans.
Vancouver, IWn., Sept. S, 4:45 p. m,
In the wet test Astoria's time was 39 4-5;
Vancouver, 38 8-6; Oregon City, 41 3-6
The Dalles, 88. The protest against Clark
of the Astoria team, has been withdrawn.
Racing going very slow.
10 p. m. The only two teaims that parti
cipated In the tin-men's contest this
morning were lAstorla and Vancouver,
the latter winning, time 3o seconds, Asto
ria losing by two seconds, owing to un
accidental breaking of the tape.
This afternoon The Dalles tea-n carried
away the first prize In the wet '.est in 38
seconds; Vancouver second, tlmo, 38 3-5;
Astoria tnird, as 4-5; Oregon city fourth,
41 2-6 seconds.
The hand engine contest was won by
the Vancouver team by four feet three,
against but one competing team from
Portland.
MAY HAVE A RECEIVER.
Southern Pacific Might Be Forced Under
Certain Conditions.
San Francisco, Sept. S.-The possibility
at a receivership for the Southern Paci
fic Co. is the inference from testimony
given before the railroad cornmlsslonera
by G. L. Lansing, secretary and control
ler of the company, which is fighting the
proposed reduction ot rates.
The statement was guarded with quali
fying clauses and the possibility was set
forth ifi the remote future. In the
midst of his financial stateemnt Lansing
declared that the reduction in the net
Income of 1696 from that of 1893 was
32,276,000 and to this statement was at
tached a receivership Inference. The
question arose whether it was not due to
abnormal conditions and whether there
wouM not be a return to better condi
tions. He thought there would be a re
turn to better conditions, but If this
should not follow, then there would be a
critical time for the railroad company.
Of course the company could carry Its
Indebtedness for some time, but should
the present state of affairs continue,
eventually a reorganization through legal
processes would ensue.
CHOLERA IN THE ORIENT.
Undeserved Reproaches Against the For
eign Ambassadors.
Victoria, B. C, Sept. 8. Advlces per
Empress of China) Cholera Increases in
Peking and the deaths exceed 1500 dally.
The disease is a'ao Increasing In Japan.
The total number of cholera cosos re
pcrted throughout Japan on August IB
was 771 and the deaths 429. The aggra
gate numbor of cases from the first ap
rearance Is 25,000 and tho deaths 18,273.
The envoys of the United States and
Great Br tain In Peking are assailed with
excessive violence by their countrymen
residing in China for alleged noglcct of
duty In connection with the antl-mlsslon
ary outrages at Ku Cheng and Cheng
To. In the universal excitement which
prevails the possibility that these diplo
matic agents may be struggling with un
precedeuted difficulties Is not considered
for a moment nor is any sufficient evi
dence produced to Justify tho immoder
ate denunciations lavished upon them.
IN SEARCH OF GOLD.
Santa Cruz, Cal., Sept. 3. Six men will
sail tomorrow for a lone island in the
Pacific ocean about S00 miles west of
Peru In search of burled treasure. Forty
three years ago Jennings, one of the
party, was a sailor in the Southern seas,
and as such was one of six who burled
on tho lonely Island three large Jars of
fcpanlsn doubloons, valued at between
1300,000 and $1,000,000. Jennings Is the
only man alive that knows the location
of the money.
BALL GAMES.
Philadelphia, Sept. 3. Philadelphia,
10;
ritisDurg, 6.
Boston, Sopt. 3.-:inclnnatl, 16; Boston,
7.
Baltimore, Sept. 8. Baltimore, 8; St,
Louis, 3,
New York, Sept. 3,-New York, 6; Chi
cngo, 3.
Washington, Sept. 8. First, Loulivllle,
in 'Washington, 9; Second game Louis
ville, 6; Washington, 2. Game called on
account of darkness.
THE WORLD'S CROP.
Estimates Made at the International Seed
Fair.
Vienna. Aug. 23. The International seen
fair waa opened here today In the pres
ence of the imperial representatives. The
estimates presented represent the Ameri
can wheat croo at 390.000.000 hiiril: rve.
21,600,000 bushels; maize, 2,427,000,000 bush
els; Canadian wheat. 62,000,000 bushels
and India 'wheat 6.287.000 tons, against
.!0,000 ons in 1894. America's maize
crop is roughly estimated at 1.000,000,000
buher larger than In 1894. Comnnrrt!
with 1894, the decreases In Great Britain
are: Wheat, 37 per cent; barley, 30 per
cent, and oats, 23 per cent. The decreases
Highest of all in Leavening Powers Latest U. & Gov't Report
I I V l V ft lie I
U X y if
in France are estimated at: Wheat, ii
per cent; rye, 20 per cent, and oats 20
per cent. The decreases In Bavaria are
estimated at: Wheat, 35 per cent; rye, 40
per cent; barley, 60 per cent, and oats
46 per cent. Tho Auatro-Hungarlan per
centages for wheat and oats are better,
but rye is decided lower. In the south
east countries of Europe the percentages
are mostly better. Wallachla and Bes
sarabia average 60 per cent Increase.
These are the most remarkable chinges,
and similar comparative tables have been
prepared for tho whole of Europe.
STARTLING (DEVELOPMENTS.
Are Expected Soon In the Fraker Swin
dling Case.
Kansas City, Sept. 3. The attorneys for
the Kansas Mutual Insurance Company,
one of the companies victimized by Dr.,
Georgo W. Fraker, the Missouri swin
dler, arrested at Towar, Minn., Sunday,
are preparing to file a motion In the
United States circuit court to restrain
the executor of the Fraker estate, ami
the Commercial Bank, ot Liberty, Mo.,
from paying out any of the money paid
under the Judgment against tho Insurance
companies.
Potitlons will also be filed to restrain
the probate judge from disposing of any
money he may have in his possesion
under the judgment. It is probablo that
Uncle Jake Crowley, James Trlplett and
George Harvey, who testified to seeing
Dr. Fraker drown, will be arrested on
charges of perjury and there may be
some startling developments.
A gentleman .prominently connected
Tilth one of tho Insurance companies vic
timized by Fraker, takes a less confi
dent view o fthe situation. He said:
"It Is very unlikely that Fraker can
be held on any charge. He disappeared,
but he never put In a claim for any life
Insurance. The money was 'paid but
there is no proof that he received a cent
or tried to got a cent. It can never be
proved that Fraker actually put up a
Job to dctfraud the companies."
DIVIDENDS DECLARED.
Washington, Supt. .3. The comptroller
of currency has declared dividends In
favor of the creditors of national banks
as follows: First Natlonl Bmk of Ana
cortes, Washington, 25 per cent; The Na
tional Bank of Pendleton, Oregon, 25 per
cent.
THE HAWAIIAN EXILES.
San Francisco, Sept. 3. The Hawaiian
exiles have not yet given up hope of re
turning to their country or of financial
balm to tholr wounded feelings.
Col. V. V. Ashford Is occupying a cot
in the French hospital recovering from
his experience In the Hawaiian prison.
A cablegram recently hinted that Ath
ford was In correspondence with Henry .
Laboushere, M. P., editor of Truth, with
a view to having his grievances taken
up by the British people.
When interviewed today Colonel Ash
ford admitted that he was In correspond
ence with several leading men of Eng
land. He expresses a be4iof, however,
that the) British government, though slow.
will finally compel President Dole and his
government to make full reparation for
me wrongs the British subjects think
they have suffered.
WAR SHIPS ORDERED.
London, Sept. 3. It is stated that the
Japanese ' government has contracted
with a shipbuilding firm at Glasgow for
the construction of five waf shljis, the
cost of which will be nearly 5,wo,0O0.
MARKET REPORTS.
Liverpool, Sept. 3. Wheat-Spot, firm;
demand, fair; No. 2 red winter, 6s; No.
2 red spring, 5s 2Vid; No. 1 hard Manito
ba, 6s Syjdi; No. 1 California, Cs Id;
PROMINENT PEOPLE.
Florence Lackmore of Franklin, Mars.,
15 years old, cllmebd to tho crater of
Popocatepetl.
The white marble house of George W.
Chllds has Its windows boarded up and a
sign of "For Sale" on It. It la a house
that has sheltered more famous people
than any other residence in Philadelphia.
In regard to Beatrice Harraden's com
plaint that she received only $650 for
"Shirrs That Pass In the Night" it Is re
called that the royalties on John Hay's
"CaHttlltan Days," his best book,
amounted to only $1.50 a year.
Prince Bismarck has decided to devote
the fund placed at his disposal In honor
of the 80th anniversary of his birth to
the building of a home of the blind
(Confederation) In Berlin. His decision
meets general satisfaction.
Mrs. StarA'ord will be able to sleep well
o' nights when she gets rid of all those
o'ercostly Jewels, the expensive stable at
Palo Alta, and the contents of the old
governor's cellar. A lone widow, with a
university to support dearer to her than
anything else on earth, because It bears
the name of 'husband and son, could
not have done a bettor thing than to
rid herself of thc.e Incumbering posses
sions. Ex.
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN.
Notice Is hereby give nthat we hfve
been selected as the Astoria agent for
Messrs. Wannamnker & Brawn, I'hlladjl-
phla, Pa., and that we are now prepared
to take measures for any suits, overcoats,
pants for professionals and laymen.
The house of annamakcr & Brown Is
recognized ns the largest establishment
In the United States and their tailoring
department Is tho moet complete In the
world.
A comr.ets line of samples and fashion
plates has been received and we are au
thorized to guarantee a perfect fit; that
should certainly be sufMelent.
HERMAN WISE,
The Reliable Clothier and Hatter.
Near Telephone dock.
GIRLS WANTED.
Ten or twelve girts wanted at once fot
can making. Apply at our onlce be
tween 8 and 8 o'clock a. m.
PACIFIC CAN CO.
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