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ICXCLUSIVIC TELEGRAPHIC PRIiSS REPORT.
ASTORIA, OltWJOX: TIM USIUY MORN I NO, MARCH 25, J8!)7.
GRIFFIN & REED
City Book Store
Stationers & Booksellers
All the Leading Newspapers
and Periodicals Kept on Hand
LEGAL BLANKS AMD
WHY DO WE KEEP
Robt. Stewart & Sons'
Irish Flax Salmon Twine
It Is the Best, the Strongest and
Longest-Lasting Twine Made . . .
FOARD & STOKES CO.
Dealer In Cork and Lead Line, Hanging Twine, Load; !. Oar, Oarlocks,
Boat Cooking Ctenilla, Sail Drllla, Paints, Boat Nalla, etc., Etc.
IMI-Nlartliig lleiw I'owcr Murine KiiIiik.
run I'AiiTin i. Alia adukkm
HcrcttlcM Goh Engine WorkH
AOS N.tNNOMR NT.. MAX Ml A JU'Ul l
UNION MEAT COMPANY
Shield Brand Hams, Bacon, Strictly Pure Lard
ALL KINDS OF CANNED MEATS
(luar.nuea I hi ll.it la th. Marfc.t
COKNEk FOURTH AND (JLISAN STREETS - PORTLAND. OREdON
' 1 -
The Columbia Iron Works
.... FOU N D RYM EN ....
Blacksmiths, JYIachinists, and Boiler-makers
i'orn.r Klghu.nth Ml. and Franklin A..
Ross, Higgins & Company
GROCERS and BUTCHERS
AHTOHIA AND HAHT AMTOHIA
CHOICE KRESII AND SALT MEATS
R. U Boyle & Co.
Real Estate, Loans and Investments
Commerclnl Hlroot, Aattorln
The Palace Cafe...
Is the Place for a
W. W. WHIPPLE, Proprietor
Astoria Roofing & Cornice Co.
34 Gravel. Tin and Slate Roofing-
nintu ctufct Asphalt Paving for Basements, Sidewalks and Streets
1 Asphalt Coating on Tin and Shingle Roofs
Repairing of all kinds of Roofs
Clarkson & Mclrvin
LONG FIR PILING
I c c .1 . 1 .U 0 T
ASiona Aspnaii cc ixoonng to. KfiKSt
ad Repairing lmUy Hoof..
J. A. PASTABEND
House, Bridge and Wharf Builder
Using gaaolln or cheap dlstlllat. oil.
KnainM connected direct with pro
peller shaft, and no noUy. easily broken
tn.vr gear used In reverse motion,
New spark device; no Internal spring
electrodes to burn cut
Hm.l for testimonials.
We are building these new s'yle. self
slar.lng marine engines In all alii
u tu Too hore power.
Every engine fully guaranteed.
Good Meal-Eastern Oysters
216 and 2!7 Chamber of Commerce
- - l.ev.orqrr.
N. JENSEN and R. 0. HANSEN
- House Moving Tools for Rent
ON STATE TAXES
ThIics the Hull liy the Horns Orders
Srcnsurcr Not to Pay Our .Mont.
TKEASITUK TO UK PROTECTED
Oltklnl deport l ibc list fcioa ul t be
(,rt Vines T Mittcfn Takes
lp aid DiHs.acit.
In the County Court of the Htate of
Oregon, I" ant fur the ounty or
Clatsop Tuesday, March 23. W7
Fourth day March trm.
I'rctnt-c1lun. J. II t. "ray, Judge;
C. Peterson anil Howell Ix-wis, Com
inlalsoners; F. I. Durbar. Clerk; and
Jainn W. Iiar, Hherlff.
Court net and w duly "ln-d at 10
o'clock . in.
Clerk prcwnia statement f Jurir.
and wltnrtc.cn In attendance tiefore th
Circuit Court, and ltncia In tU'wI
aiKO bc-for araicd Jury. IMiruary
Icnn. frm February 15 to March 11.
ami Mtmc a allow c-d and warrant
t.ciuiMl In favor of crti rntltlcd
In th tnattrr of the- tax urrha-
of tbo meat half erf th aoulhwxt quar
ter. acuthcwt quartrr erf northcaat
ciuartrr, arc tlon 17. tuwnahlp I north
of raniro wol, ld for tara for
year lm. aaarawvl to II. O. Hprar; or
dered that Inn-rcat from dat of pur-i-haac
rmlttd and dc-l luw) to
Danl.l Mclnnla ufon payment of tax,
coicta anil iwnaltloa.
IVtltlon friv Wm. U 'I"! lo can-c-o
tax purrhan of north-aat quart'-r
of aouthwai quarter, north half of
aouthraat quarter action 21. north half
of i juthwc-n quarter aectlon J!, twn
hlp 5 north of rfciiRo I ft, pur
chaaed Tr delinquent taxea f'r ar
aine brlnit fovernmcnt land at
dale of iMHumrnl; ordered jcranted.
Tetltlon of I. O'Hara to remit penal-
Itlra and Inlereat from tax purrha
I of ram half of nrlhrat quarter ac
tlou 14. tuuiiahlp 7 north- of range t
went, an ine laxaiion oc very mui n :
I out of pnortlon to the value and In-!
M-ome rec-elve.1 from the proerty. and;
ability be y; order.-d not itranted.
finlerrd th.it court d. now adjourn
until tomorrow mornlnic at 1" o'clock
Wedneaday, March :4. 1;;-Hfth
day of term Hume present aic j.-'ter-day.
Court met and waa duly opened at
10 o'clock a. m.
In the matter of Mate taxi . hi-re-hjc,
the failure of the Icxliclature of
thla Mate to orKoJilie or paw an ap
propriation bill, ad required by the
!i-onatltutlon of Oregon, makea It un-
low-ful for the tate trowjeurer to pay
out or cllicburite any tnoneya comlnn
Into hla handle, unbua he la nuthoriied
by atich and act, and
Whcreaa, The time Indicated by law
for the treaaurer of Clntaop County
to remit thla county' aharv of the
atati tax to the atate treaaurer l
nonr at hand, and
Wheeeaa, The larKi amount of
money thua locked up In the alate
treaaury will take from the people ;f
Clntaop County nearly IM.000 that
ahould, under the prcaent condition",
moat of It be held by the County
Treasurer, and uieed lo pay outstand
ing warranta; fc
Therefore, It la ordorej that th?
County TreiiBurere U hereby lru.tructeJ
nut to pay to the State Treaaurer any
money collected for taxs In this coun
ty, until tho further order of this
court, and that the County Judge and
Dlatrlct Attorney are hereby uuthor
Ired to draw up and prcpar? all pa
pers necessary to legally protect, or
defend the treasurer of CUtsop county
In this matter.
l'lHn roll call Judge J. H. IX liray
and Commissioner H. Lewis voted aye.
and In favor of the adoption of the
above order. Comntlsloiier IVt-'rson
voted no, and against the adoption
of the above order.
I Ordered that Court do now adjourn
' J H. D. Cray, Judge.
Attest: F. I, DUNB.VK, County Clerk.
All members are jvqueHte.l to be
present at the regular quarterly meet
ing, to be held In Forest rs' hall on
Thursday eve, March 25, at '.30 o'clock.
Business of Importance Is to be trans
acted. A social will be held after ad
journment. AHCH. McLKAN, C. R
Attest: G. OUNPERSON, H. S.
WHO fall -O.
Tho man who said that the hardest
part of an Eiwtern trip came after
leaving the Mississippi river, never
Journeyed between Minneapolis or St.
Paul to Milwaukee or Chicago over
the lines of the Wisconsin Central, for
the accommodations over this route
are unsurpassed, the connections are
close, thus doing away with vexatious
delays. The dining car service la the
remark of all travelers who go this
way; a good, square meal at reason
ubln prices. For particular addrs
'i'-'riC' H. Jlalty, giMii'r.il agent, Hr
Hlaik atrec-t, Portland, "r., or Jan.
i'onO. g'-neriil pio.ing-r agent, Mil
waukee, Wis., or apply t" your nearest
l!i ke agent.
I'ltKV To IlCItOLAItH.
The 'Junction of Wonwin Voting to lb
Curried to tho Huprcme Court.
Kugen. Or.. March U Th- general
merchandise atore; of tloney Hn., at
ijonheii. was entered by burglar, laal
night and quite, an amount of goods
was t k -n . In all the l la alviUt
l!V. Th poatotrire la In tho aan.5
bundling and s'mi atampa were taken
but It la not known how many. This
I Dm sixth lime thla store has been
Suit has been entered by Laura A.
Harris vs. the Hoard of Judge at the
lat election on account of th refusal
to allow women to Vote. Thla cas
will be carried to the supreme court,
In order to get a derision aa to the
constitutionality of that section of the
law which says women who pay taxes
may vote at a school meeting.
THE Kt'KM TO ALAHKA.
Heattle, March 24. The steamship
Mcic will aail for Dyea. Al&ak. to.
morrow, with men, women anaf chil
dren outfitted for a long stay In the
Tukon valey. Altogether, frn the
ticket .iftlcea In Seattle. Tacoma. Eve
rett. Port Townaend. Victoria and San
Francisco there have been 40 tickets
sold. Had the veawl been able to ac
commodate thm, several hundred peo
ple more would like to go at once.
There will porhably be 420 dogs on the
Mexico, making a modest estimate of
one for each passenger. Many peopM
have been forced to buy second hand
tickets because they were too tate for
Ml' ST SUAVE.
Ibadlng. Penn., March 24. Superin
tendent Paasmore, of the Reading A
Southwestern Strwit Hallway Co., has
Issued orders to all employeea that af
ter April 1 they muat dispense with
their muatachea and beardB. The or
der has ridiwl murit dlcatlfaction.
HKI'.MAN N C NF1 It M E D.
Washington. March 14. The senate
confirmed Hlnger Hermann, of Oregon,
to he cninmlsHloner of the general land
TIMES ARE BETTER.
There is no surer Indication of the
return of prosperous tlmea than the
highly Interesting detailed account In
the last Issue of the Railway Age of
new railroad building under contract
for this year. If one-fifth of the work
contracted la completed In '97. It will
be one of the biggest year's work
done by the railroads In recent times.
In the schedule of the Pacific states
la Included the Astoria & Columbia
River Railroad. The following state
ment of miles contracted by the 300
lines In the various sections of thi
country will give some Idea of the
magnitude of the work undertaken
nd the revival of the Iron Industry
In this country:
No lines. Miles.
Scot KneUcd it n I of H ail.tX)
Middle .late. 47 tW.-
eouth Atlnntle itsten no S Sll-.-O
Hull .nd Mll-il pl V.lley itstci... J,;i47.0U
('ntisl Po Ihern tatc-i .v J.MM.V)
No'tliwwtecn lie 1.1 l.l ix.au
Soutnviwi.iD ,iii'J...... n a.!"
t'srillc ilo XI 1.1." w
TuUl in tt' and tetruorl...9uo 17.M1 71
THE ASTORIA ROAD.
From 'the Dally lAstorlan, Jan. 26, 1S97.
"Perhai one of the best Indica
tions of the power which Is behind
Mr. ilammnnd. and the foundation
upon which the future Astoria is to
be budded Is furnished In that portion
of the ninety-nine year contract be
tween the Aatoria & Columbia River
Railroad and the Northern Pacific for
the use f the latter's track between
Coble and Portland. It appears that
one of the conditions Is that the
Northern Pacific shall Immediately re
lay that portion of Its system with
steel rails of the heaviest manufac
ture, and It Is further provided that
the Astoria road shall have and en
joy the same terminal facilities, union
depot and otherwise, now owned by
the Northern Pacific in Portland."
HEAL ESTATE TRANSFERS.
The following deeds were filed for
K. P. Thompson to Jans Han
son, lot 3, block 7, Warrenton
addition to Astoria Jl.0fi5.00
R. C. Kindred and wife to Jans
' Hanson, lot 1, block 15, First
addition to Kindred Park 1 00
J. C. Dement amd wife to Jans
Hansen, lot 7. block 26. De
ment's Astoria SO. 00
C. K. Hlggins to Chaa. Miller,
lots K. and lfi. block 5. Astoria
addition to Varrenton !-25
The mill wheels are turning, the
looms are flying fast, the furnaces
are burning and hard times have
Walt fo th "Huaeby." the beat
bicycle on earth for the least money.
)40 and M. F. L. Parker. aent.
WILL MR. CORBETT
from the liriefs Submitted to thtCom
mittce It Appears That He Kill.
THE DEBATE ON THE TARIFF
Seasitlossl Sptecbcdjof brosveaor i .1c
.Millsi defaum's Appoiitaeat Cm-tiraiea-tiic
Washington, March 24. The aenat
comlttee on privileges and elections
has received the brief in the claim
of Henry W. Cortx-tt, of Oregon, to a
eat In the senate. It argue, that
quality of representation of the sev
eral slated In the federal senate was
an eaaential feature In the scheme of
government provided by the fran.r
of the ' constitution, and that this
equality I destroyed when any alate
haa but one senator. The appointment
of Corbett is held to ba strictly within
the terms of the constitution providing
for appointments by the governor If
vacancies occur by resignation or
otherwise, and many authorities and
precedents are cited to sustain thla
view. As to the recent failure of the
Oregon legislature to organize and
elect a senator, the brief says: "What
ever equity there may be In holding
the state responsible for the malfeas
ance or nonfeasance of & regularly
organised branch of thetate govern
ment, we earnestly contend that It
would be the grosses injustice to hold
the state remponslble for the nonfeas
ance of Individuals who had been cho
sen to represent certain districts In
the legislature, but who did not qual
ify as legislators and were In the mi
nority of those entitled to sit :n the
house In any event."
Washington. March 24.-The third
day of the larlff debate m the house
was almost a dull as the first two.
There were :no notable speeches, one
by Oroavenor and the other by Mc
Millan, -bur the rest of the speeches
with the possible exception of Walker's
hardly created a ripple tn the monoto
nous sea of speech-making. Grosve
nor and McMillan were distinctively
the orators of the day. The other
speakers were Fox, Simms. Williams.
Terry, Sayers, Johnson, Evans. Mad
dox and Adams.
The night session w as devoted to set
speeches. There wene only two fee.,
turea of the session that caused atten
tion. Kerr severely criticised the reci
procity features of the bill, which he
predicted would wholly fail to secure
valuable concessions for the surplus
products of agriculture. "We should
adopt the McKlnley plan of recipro
city," he said, "the plan born In the
brain of James .G. Blaine." He char
acterised this aa the fatal defect of
The other feature was the statement
of Castle that "If Rome had her Cat
allne, America had her Hanna." The
speakers were Livingston, Bedford.
Burndadge, Bromwell. Castle, Bedford.
Kerr and Olmstead.
Tacoma. March 24. Superior Judge
Keen today handed dow n a decision in
that the state law making Illegal the
marriage of divorced persons within
six months after a decree was grant
ed remained In fTeot, though the peo
ple concerned were married outside
the state. This will effect several peo
ple who have been married In Portland
and Victoria Immediately affer secur
ing divorces In Washington.
New York, March 24. Hops Steady.
San Francisco. March 24. Hops 9
London, March 24. Hops 1'3 15s.
Portland. March i24. Wheat Valley.
79c; Walla Walla. 77 and 7Sc.
Liverpool, March 24. Wheat Spot,
quiet; demand, poor: No. 2 red spring.
6s 2d; California, 6s 3Mid.
ABANDONED AT SEA.
San Francisco, March 24. The Mer
chants' Exchange received advice to
day of the British ship Androsa, which
left hers on October 28 for Liverpool,
being abandoned at sea on March 8.
three hundred miles west of Falmouth.
The crew were landed at Boston.
RUBBER FACTORY CLOSED.
Bristol, Conn., March 24. The fac
tory of the India Rubber Co., which
la controlled by the United States
Rubber Co., closed today for two
weeks. Fourteen hundred employes
THE BLYTHE CASE.
Washington, March 24. The way for
the famous Blytho case to reach the
United states supreme Court was
opened today by the action of Justice
Field In Allowing a writ of error, di
rected to the Supreme Court of Cali
fornia, bringing the case to this court
The case Involves the estate of Thomas
H. lilythe, of California, amounting
to about II.MiCMMX). He died without
a will and hla daughter. Florence
Hlythe Hlnokley, made claim to the
property as the- only heir. Her claims
were contested, ibut -were finally sus
tained by the state courts, and the
priFperty turned over to Mrs. Hinck
ley. The contestant ask to bring the
case Into the Cnlted States Hupreme
Court, on tlf ground that she la an
alien, and the federal, and not state
authority, la necessary to adjust ner
rights. No stay of proceedings was
granted, as Is usual In such rases, be
cause the property haa already been
passed to Mrs. Hinckley. The petition
for the writ Is In the name of H. T.
Is the News From, the Hlg Flood.
Though the River Still Rise.
Memphis, March 24. The river bulle
tin Issued by the weather bureau to
night announces a slight fatt of the
river at Memphis tenth of a foot.
This has been the record for the past
three days, Including today. The
gauge, therefore, registers St.t feet.
The bureau predicts that for the next
24 hours the river will remain about
statlonay. The fact that the river con
tinues to rise at Cairo la sufficient evi
dence that no considerable fall may
be expected tn the Immediate future.
The situation is practically unchang
ed since yesterday. The fact that
the levees below the city on the Mis
sissippi side remain Intact and the
good news that they will probably with
stand in further rise Is calculated
to make the outlook more cheering.
The dispatches giving good news con
cerning the condition of the levees be
low this city may be relied upon as
authentic, being received by railroad
officials from their agents at the vari
ous places. In addition to those there
is a confirmatory message from Ma
Jor Debney, he himself having com
pleted a personal Inspection of the sys
tem of levees below Memphis on the
The work of the relief committee con
tlnues without abatement. The com
mittee is kept busy providing for the
wants of 3.000 destitute people who are
bcre dependent upon charity, nor has
the stream of newcomers ceased. While
the relief boats do not make as many
trips as they did during the first few
days following the overflow, nor do
they bring back as many refugees at
each trip, they always bring some
addition to swellthe crowd of refugees.
The continued fair weather Is most fa
vorable, and each day of sunshine Is
'welcomed as a harbinger of good tid
ings to the extent that with no un
toward rainfalls occur to swell the
mighty volume of water, the end may
be sooner than expected.
Notice has been received by Engineer
Fitch that the levee on the Arkansas
side has broken in two places below
Memphis, one at Dawson, which Is
about 13S miles below Memphis, and
one not far below Modoc. The report
concerning these breaks seems authen
tic. Engineer Fitch has acted upon
them wtih promptness. He has sent
a boat with barges and skins to tne
assistance of the people in the country
affected by the breaks.
Details concerning the break at Daw
son are meager. The break near Modoc
was not unexpected, as the levee there
seemed to be weak, several braks hav
Inv occurred In spite of every effort
to prevent it.
BOSTON MAN WINS.
New York, March 24. Six thousand
people were packed In the Broadway
Athletic Club tonight to wltnes" the
23-round bout between George Dixon
the champion feather weight, and
Frank Erne, of Buffalo. These two
matched to meet at 122 pounds, but
though Dixon was at the weight. Erne
was easily 12 pounds heavier than his
After the 25 rounds were completed
Dixon was declared the winner. He
rceived an ovation. Erne led seldom
and Dixon forced the fighting all
through. When some of the light
weight fighters offered to take Dixon's
place, on account of Erne being so
much over weight, the Boston boxer
said "No. no; not on your life. I don't
care if he weighs a ton; I can lick
him." Tom O'Rourke. Dixon's man
ager. asserted before the gloves were
donned that there was evidently some
Job up and he declared all bets off.
Dixon never looked better In his life,
and his work in the ring was worthy
of his best days. Tonight's contest
showed plainly that the decision ren
dered against him in favor of Erne
last year was not merited by Erne's
CHELMSFORD IN TROULBE.
Falmouth. March 24. The British
bark Chemlsford, Captain Thompson,
from Portland, Oregon, via. Astoria,
November 16, for Queenstown, arrived
here, today and reports having lost
her boats and stanchions. In addition
her chain plates worked loose and
started her bulwarks.
The staunch ship Chelmsford, and
her Jolly captain, Thompson, are well
remembered in Astoria. She brought
the first cargo of steel rails from
England for the new railroad, arriving
tn thla port August 12, 1896, and docked
And the Big Prclflht and Passenger
Associations Have Gone to Pieces.
SANTA FE SYSTEM LED OFF
Birliagfoa Wis a Close Secoad tad tk
Others Will roltow Steps to Ittor
guiie 0 a Xe Hi sis.
Chicago, .March 24. As a further re
sult of the supreme court decision In
the trans-MIsslsslppi freight case, the
entire Burlington system today gave
formal notice of Its withdrawal from
both the Western Freight and West
em Passenger associations. Notice of
withdrawal from ail subordinate bu
reaus of those association was alas
It Is regarded as almost certain that
this action by the Burlington road,
coming after the withdrawal yesterday.
of the Santa Fe system, will be fol
lowed by nearly all Western roads.
The Rock Island and the Milwaukee
II 8L Paul roads are expected to with
draw. This, of course, mean the dis
ruption vi in. savjcuhiiuu. lui wiu c?z
necessarily result In s demorallsatlea
of rates. In fact, the Burlington has)
appointed Chairman Caldwell, of the;
Western Passenger Association, te
handle Its mileage tickets and to Issue
clergymen's permits, which la regarded
as the first step toward the reorgani
sation of the Passenger Association,
although necessarily on different lines.
EXCITEMENT IN KENTUCKT.
A Fight to a Finish for the Senatorial
Plum About to Begin.
Frankfort, Ky.. Ilarch 24. Several
of the forces In Kentucky's senatorial
struggle are lined up like armies ready
to do battle. The two ballots already,
taken were but strength-trying skir
mishes, and no one knows which side
will make the Unit real attack.
Tonight It la whispered that the anti-
Hunter republicans are ready to act
and are urging the democrats, who are
in the Bradley coalition scheme to
make the dash Intended for tomorrow.
Hunter, with six bolting republicans.
has secured three democratic votes,
and Is .putting forth very effort te
secure the two additional votes neces
sary to his election. The antl-Hun-coalltlon
proposes to hurry up matter
to prevent his securing these votes.
vv nen tne oreas. snail cucnv, aim mors
than six bolting republicans go to vot
ing with the democrats for Bradley,
H Is believed some of the free silver
democrats will turn to Hunter and
make the finish fight one of the clos
est and most exciting on record.
Portland, Or., March 24. The first
state convention of the Knights of
the Order of Maccabees convened to
day. The chief Interest centered In
the election of a supreme representa
tlv. The lucky man waa J. W. Sher
wood. Portland. The following state
officers were elected: Past commander.
J. A. Burleigh, Enterprise; commander.
J. S. Van Winkle, Albany; lieutentant
commander, F. R. Robinson, Eugene;
record keeper, I. M. Hunter, Corvallis;
flnajice keeper. G. G. Mayger. Mayger
Landing; chaplain. Rev. H. Harris,
Cove; physician. J. P. Tape, Portland;
sergeant. E. A. Hiklreth, Ashland;
master-at-arms, A. J. Price, Sclo; first
master of guard, M. Hunter, Dallas;
second master of guard, George B.
Idleman, Union; sentinel, C. P. Hus
ton. Junction; picket, W. T. Rlgdon,
Salem. Tonight there was a competi
tive drill between the Albany and
Seattle. Mach 24. President Mark
Harrington, of the state university, has
Celebrated for its 'great leavening
strength and healthfolnaes. Assures lbs
food against alum and all forms of
adulteration ooaunoxi to (the cheap
brands. ROTAL BAKING POWDEa
CO, NEW YORK.