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ICXCIvUSlVIC 'TICLKGHAPHIC PRESSCKEPORT.
ASTORIA, OKKOON: NATUIDAY MOUNIXG, MARCH 27, 18D7.
GRIFFIN & REED
City Book Store
Stationers & Booksellers
All the Leading Newspapers
and Periodicals Kept on Hand
LEGAL BLANKS AND
WHY DO WE KEEP 23.
Robt. Stewart & Sons'
Irish Flax Salmon Twine
It Is the Best, the Strongest and
Longest-Lasting Twine Made . . .
FOARD & STOKES CO.
Dkr In Cork and Lead Line, Hantlnf Twine, Lead: alto, Oar, Oarlocka,
Boat Cooking Utensils, Sail Drill. Paint, float NalU, Etc., Etc.
ii .rte II ' 1-'" f if : 'jj
MasL"j'' li '
if-Martlng ) llurw 1'imrr Marine KiiIiik.
roil I'AKTK I I.Alt AltIHBM
HcrculcH Giih Bnglno Works
4o6 NKOMK T., KAN ItAhTISCO
UNION MEAT COMPANY
Shield Brand Hams, Bacon, Strictly Pure Lard
ALL KINDS OF CANNED MEATS
fiaarenlMd the H,t In th Marks!
CORNEK I OUKTII AND OLISAN STREETS PORTLAND. OREQON
The Columbia Iron Works
.... FOUND RYM EN ....
Blacksmiths, lYIachinists, and Boiler-makers
Com.r Klshuanlh HI. and Franklin .
Ross, Higgins & Company
GROCERS and BUTCHERS
AHTUHIA AM) tiAHT AHTUHIA
CHOICE KRICSII AND SALT MEATS
R. L,. Boyle & Co.
Real Estate, Loans and Investments
Comtnerclnl Street AeMorlei
The Polace Cafe . . .
Is the Place for a Good Meal-Eastern Oysters
W. W. WHIPPLE. Proprietor
Astoria Roofing & Cornice Co.
34 Gnvtl. Tin md Slate Rooflne
ninth ctrpct Asphalt Pavlrif for Basements. Sidewalks and Streets
run I H& IKtfc 1 Asphalt Coating- on Tin and Shingle Roofs
34 Repairing of all Kinds of Roofs
Clarkson & McIr
LONG FIR PILING
Astoria Asphalt & Roofing Co.
nd Repairing Leaky Hoor,
J. A PA8TABEND
House. Bridge and Wharf Builder
t'sliut gaaoUne or chp dlatlllale oil.
Engine connected direct with pro-
tiallfip ahafi. and no nolav. easily broken
bvvpl tfrnr used In reverse motion.
Saw spark device; no Internal spring
rlclrdes o burn (.Ut.
8nd for teetlmonlala.
W are building these new s'yle. self-
alarming marina engine In all alzes
uy to o horse power,
Every engine fully guaranteed.
216 and 217 Chamter of Commerce
l.onve ord.ra a
N. JENSEN and R. O. HANSEN
- House Moving- Tools for Rent
Oct Istnti in the Truns-.MNsouri Avo
c liit Ion Kiitc Cnsc Par Kcni-blnij.
WHAT will in-: mi: I IMCT
II. t far Coot mil la rla Tbiayi Tbil
Jtlnht rim fleea l)ur I the
Year (one By.
Tim flruU rillt "t tlw liilnUkc i(
FlM-lby M. ('ull'uri'n llf". K-n. t I'nl-t-l
HlAtm "tt"r fr-mi lllltwilii. In
rim l th jirMMKir .f th frunicr
limut. whn w4(i-l in noine y
to Hlap Iti turn tin- ntllptt'U lilch
hwl 'Imllt up U-t mti. h" '--iir"l
tb iriviU, Kliruary 4, 1V7, of that
travwrty of AmifWri Inw, th- lnlT
nUitM mmmiTiy tu. with H ntl-t'l-Inif.
ami I'ntS a.nJ hirl haul iluiuu.
ha Jurt iranlril. Th. latmt d-M-ln-Inn
of thf I'tUW Suili-n nu-m' court
annulling th tnux-Miwirturl iratflc
(ivmiml. ha brought aJxmt thr fllo
Mf.lutlim erf all Twilwuiy e-laUoii.
A wHI kiu-n rmllniail man ylrt-lay
Mtl4 lhat Ihw rnlan had ll lal
ml that It la not th- nialtit-nancp of
hllth T low ra lhl caiwn-a mmmtT
rial dlirturlHin-B. but H th- raiil'l
nutualln in ral hli)h dcmorallie
"Tlu hlM'Ty cif lh at ha cum
tilrWly loiiKilrtH that unn-irltl
Mimp.-tlilrtn In ra.ii haa Jon more to
rrnnplKHy uit H bualmiw arrng
mnt than all of th noiU which vr
xUtl IlaJlriila nl prt'cHr In
tlwlr bualti'iw. a much dx he
(War iuillc 1I1 finator Cull"m b.x-n
a prat-Mr! trafflc mn. "T had hr
lltnKl 10 th nuuKHona maJf a!
th timx flf tM paim of hl bill.
by wlw railroad maiianrra, who re
nit anxlw t tin Juatlw to b"th the
rallmwl and tlw piibllr a hlnwir.
ami hail h llatrmvl particularly to
th a.lvlr of 1hat Sontor of them
all, K. P. HIpH-y, now pnwt.lent of th
rrmt Santa Kc ayatrm. and tho nntt
one. uncl.-r the lato dwlnl.m. to with
draw from the HMfK-lajllort. Iw would
havp lniynrall In hi lll rlauaea
almllar t thoac In th Knicllsh rail
way rlcnrtnir hotuw net. Th rullroa.1
would thua ha- been protected. a
well an the people. The roala under
the nuixTvWcm of the etimniteslon cre
atod by tho lnteratat comnx-n-e bill,
would have been permitted to arree
uiKn and Jiutlntaln rate hat would
have brouirht fitlr rrturna to railroad
owner and hve Riven the tet er-
vlf at the leant vwllle rates to the
"Had auch a reasonable bill been
panned. It alanda to reamn that tho
terrible alauhtr of railroad portxrty
and trenwmloua loaaea to th people,
at htaiw and aJjroad. whoa all waa
Inverted In atorka and bonda, In the
paat few years, might hnve been
avolde!. and pe.rha.pa evon the Kreat
pnlo f 1S9S ttlf averted. Had not
tho rum InatltuW under the Inter-
atate comnwrw law aimJimt the trana
Mlaanurt Aaaoclatlnn hiul a baaln urnn
which to have hen broiiKht. It la more
than likely that the supreme court
would never have hail oot-asoln to
take action upon that queatlon an wll
aa the etnrelatlve one of trusts. Now.
Juat on the v of the frreatort pn
ptrrlty thla oountry haa ae?n In many
yeora, aftw a Knvtt atruKirle to auc.
rtwfully entahllMi aanot'latlona to main
tain reaaonRlbe rabv and protect the
property of the farmer, the merchant
and the railroad company, the whole
flfrht mtwt om on ftKoln, at a coat
of mllllona to the country, affecting
every merchant and farmer In the
land. Truly, we are a proRjxirotis ard
The question has been nked, what
effect will thla action have upon the
far Went, and particularly Oregon
and Aatorla. The conaenaua of opin
ion of thoae who have Btuillcd the quee
tlon la that If a (renoral rate war fol
Iowa, wid many prominent nuwifttfiT
think that It will, the romHtltlon for
tho time being will brlnR aome little
advantago to the few lanrer ahlpi?i-a,
will unsettJo value Renerally; but- aa
far aa Astoria la concern, may in
duce uch coinietitlon for hor trade
as will effect better arranirenienU with
the now railroad than could be othetr-
The steamers Elder and Columbia
ran side by aide nearly all the way from
yi-nlcT'luy mornlriK. fapuln ('"tiway,
ut 111" Columbia, myi It was one of
the rotiKhwl vriyat-a 1k ver expert
niwl. l;lh veawla rolled heavily,
on,, iuy mi th Columbia wa tlirjwn
ai roea her ataterofvii, kiiM klnn her
li' ii.l ihrouirh a Klajta In th" do"r and
rm elvlnic several cuts. Captain Conway
said that t.h Kld'r, which carrl'ifl a
Unlit iarti, rolled at tlriH-a towarijs
hlin that he cold e hor opiwwlte
Kroin InventlKutlon, there would seem
to l- no foundation in fact for the
rumor no aaslduounly ( In ulal-l Thura
liiy afternoon and evenltiK that the
steamer Elmore had founderwl. The
rexa-ts which were circulated wereaald
to have from partlxi from Hea-
sl'le. Conductor Walker stated yester
day tluit he only had four passengers
up from Seaside on Thursday, and
that be did not believe any of them
knew anything- aimut the matter. The
Mad between H'walde and Elk creek,
he said, waa oblrucb! by fifteen or
twenty fallen treos, and the govern-ni.-ri
I teiptm line waa broken In as
many 'lm-n. No one, to his knowl
wIkc, had paarted over thai road vx
oepl the mail carrier, and he had
stated that he knew nothing of the
retort, and had had no comunlratlon
with the Tillamook Rock people. All
llnea of telephone at.d telegraph be
tween Tillamook and Portland or Aa
torla are down, but by this time, bad
tbore been any accident, a meaaenger
could have reached here overland. It
Is therefore a certainty that the El
more la safe.
At the Portland hospital, yesterday,
says the h-egonian, ' Dr. J. B. nwhop.
of Astoria, assisted by Dra. Royal. Ma
crum and C. U Nichols, successfully
performed the operation known aa the
"Caesarian aectkm.'J for the second
time uimki wrflnaf? residing on the
East Side. The first operation wa
l-rformed three yean since by Dr.
lllshop. anil the child is a fine, stout,
bcrtlthy boy. This Is considered a
very difficult ojicratlon, and one which
Ivis to le performed with skill and
dexterity, and very quickly, In order
to be successful. The 0eratlon yea
tenlay did nt occupy more than 20
minute, and mother and child are do
ing well. The number of cases In which
a econd iieratlon haw len success
fully performed Is very small, proba
bly not more than half a dozen in
the I'nlted States. Dr. Estes. who was
present at the operation by invitation,
says that from the time the woman
was brought into the operating room
until she waa outside It again was
but 5 minutes.
CM I'lJCH SERVICES TOMORROW.
There will be services In the Herman
language at the Congregational church
on Sunday afternoon at 2:30.
Congregational Church The usual
services will be held. Morning theme.
"Christ Disciples the Light of the
World." The Woodmen of .the. World
and the Ladlea' Clrole wlliyirtend the
evening service. Theme, "Neighbors
and Our Duty Toward Them." All
are cordially Invited.
M. K. Church This being the date
of the third quarterly meeting, there
will be a love feast at 10 a. nt. Preach
ing at 11 by Dr. Gu to be followed
by the sacrument of the Lord's Sup
per. There will be services at the
church tonight, followed by the bus
iness of the quarterly conference.
At the Presbyterian church there
will be the usual servlcvs at 11; even
ing servk-eH a 7:30. Theme of morn
ing sermon, "Saul'a Jealousy of Da
vid." Evening theme. "The Crlclflx
lon." Fourth of the, series on the life
of Clirlst. Sunday school at 12:15. V.
P. S. C. E. at 6:30. You are most
cordially Invited to alL of these ser
vices. Henry Marcotte. pastor.
New York Evening Sun.
"Rarely dooe a seel die from one
or two blows," says a writer on the
subject. "If Wot doad, It la considered
all the butter, for It Is easier to skin
a aeal when alive." And so a humane
person has a sohente for providing
sr-alera with a contrivance for dis
patching the seals,as soon as they are
clubbed. Rut, after all, why take the
trouble? Owing to foreign aelllshnees
the seal herd. In whkh we are Inter
ested Is rapidly dwindling, and will al
most have come to an end before any
s..li tender hearted methods could he
put in general use In Retiring sea.
Occident A. Simon, C. W. Cannon,
E. W. Ehrnian, N. Mayer. J. A. Cox
head, G. S. Rundebuah, San Franc'seo:
H. G. Grady, D. Lipmaiu Portland;
J. O. Megler and wife, Rrookfleld;
C. H. Callonder, Knappton.
Parker House C. W. Babcook, Ilwa-
00; M. P. Arnold, San Francisco; Sam
Oliver, Pillar Rock; P. Shapp, city.
THE DAYS DOINGS
Tariff bill l)i.ux:d toiler l ive Min
ute Kule, Nine I'aycs Disposed Of.
DUTY ON LEAD IS INCREASED
Oppositini Attempt to Kisg la the Trist
yaeMioa Ne Haliag ol rontollict Dc
pirtaieat Haatii to Coai la.
Washington, March 26. The tariff
bill waa thrown open for amendment
undur the fl-e minute rule In the houae
tixlay. Seven weary hours of work
only served to dlaose of nine pages
of the 1S2 pages of the bill. All the
amendments offered by the democrats
were rejected. Three slight amend
merit by the onmmlttee were adopted
ami also an amendment by Mahoney
to Innmaae the duty on white lead
from two and a half cents to three
oanta per pound, the rate In the act
of 10. The present duty la one and
a half rfta. Mahoney said the in
crease waa asked for by a concern
which waa Independent of the lead
trust. It was adopted by a strict party
vote. The discussion covered a wide
range of political topics and at times
By far the most important feature
of the day waa the attempt of Dockery
Cooper and others, backed by the en
tire opposition, to secure a vote on an
amendment offered in a multitude of
forms which provided that In case It
should be shown to the satisfaction
of the president that any article made
dutiable by the bill was controlled by
a trust or combination, the duty upon
such articles should be suspended.
Dlngley made a point of order that
the amendment was not germane to
the dutiable list and would not be
in order until the free list was reached.
For almost three hours this point of
order was gone over and made the
subject of criminations and recrim
inations. The democrats contended
that If ,the amendment was ruled out
It would never be voted uwn, aa the
free list. In all human probability,
would not be reached before the final
vote waa taken. The chair sustained
the point of order. An appeal was
taken, but the chair was sustained by
a strict party vote of 158 to 104.
NEW POST OFFICE RULES.
Washington, March 26. Another fac
tor In the policy of the postoffice de
partment is announced by Ftrwt As
Itaut Postmaster General Heath. It
Is that offensive partisanhtp will not
be considered a provocation for re-
nvovtl, unless such action Is shown to
have been detrimental to the admin
istration of the pomal service. Fully
half a dozen of such charges were
made to Mr. Heath today, Including
offices at Hastings, , Neb where Sen
ator Thurston made a complaint, and
at Ashland, 111. Every case, however,
lacked the eaeentlal , requirement of
the specification of damage to the ser
vice. This policy, when announced
by Heath, crea'wd some urprlae among
those who had pushed their chargta.
IN THE SENATE.
Washington, March 26. The senate,
In view of the great demand for It,
today adopted a resolution to print
the recent supreme court decision in
the trans-Missouri Traffic Association
There was more discussion, without
result, of the alleged' absurdities of the
civil servloa system. Then after adopt.
Ing the resolution Inquiring for infor
matiion regarding 'the killing of Amer
ican saUore on the Richelieu and Rol
ton, at Santiago de Cuba, the senate
went into ('executlve session.
HAWAII WANTS TO COME IN.
Washington. March 26. It is said
that formal application for annexa-
tlon to the United States probably
will bo made soon by the government
of Hawaii through its minister to the
United States. The aplicatkm will ,'oe
presented to the state department and
it is expected It will be transmitted
BALLOT FOR SENATOR.
Frankfort, Ky., March 26 The ballot
for senator today resulted as follows
Hunter 64, Blackburn 46, Davis 13,
Boyle 6, Stone 1. The general assem
bly then adjourned. The republican
nominee Is still two short of election
and the bolters are having all the best
1 CITY LIGHT PLANTS.
An ordinance has passed the Spo
kane council, and will be voted upon
by the citizen, which provldm for a i
loan of $40,000 Ut Installing in electric '
light plant owned and operated by i
the city. Estimates have been made
by a comp"tent engineer, and present- j
ed before the council, of the oat of j
establishing and maintaining a plant
of this kind, which put the total cost
of plant at 131,000, and operating ex
penses at 11,0-0 per month. Under thla
system the city expects to furnish its
own arc lights at a cost of $5.01 per
month, and It la now paying at the
rate of S per month for all arc lights
Coal Trusts and All Kinds of I..lor
New York, March 28. The far-rech-
ng effect of tho United States supreme
court's dec-Mon In the trana-Mlaaourt
Freight Association case m beginning
to dawn upon perwma Interested In
pools and combinations of various
sorts. The view grows general that
the supreme court has struck a vital
blow at every form of trust and com
bination under the term of the Sher
man arrti -trust law. which la sus
tained by the decision. They say that
the combination among the anthracite
coal producing and carrying compa
nies, called the coal trust, la illegal.
It la claimed that the freight on hard
coal are the highest on any commodity
in the country. This toll la fixed by
the combination. Another big combine.
which U. Is claimed runs counter to
this declalon of the supreme court. Is
the pooling arrangements between the
General Electric and Weatftighouee
Frederick Whlterldge, counsel for
the reorganization committee of the
Reading Railway, 'said: "If it Is a
penal offense, under the Sherman anti
trust law, for railroads tf pool traffic.
how about the labor organizations.
the Knights of Labor. American Rail
way Union, Brotherhood of Locomo
tive Engineers and Ftreiuan, and other
Upper Mississippi Still Rising and
Much Damage Is Done.
Virginia, III.. March 26. The Sanga
mon and Illinois rivers continue to
rise, having risen two or three inches
dally for the past two weeks. The
high water marks of former years
are passed and the situation grows
alarming. Many families have evac
uated their homes on the lowlands,
going to the bluffs for safety. The
Illinois river la still below the high
water mark by six Inches.
Quincy. III.. March 26 The Missis
sippi river here registers thirteen feet
and five Inches above the low water
mark, a rise of five inches In twenty
four hours. The lowlands are sub
merged and many farmers on the Mis
souri side cannot get Into the city.
The government weather bureau has
sent out warning that the river will
be 14 feet by Saturday.
Metropolis. 111., March 26.-Thl8 city
presented a sorry appearance today.
In consequence of the flood. The river
Is la vat sea. There are not to ex
ceed twenty-five dwelling houses along
the river front where the occupants
have not been driven out by the wa
ters. Fences and outhouses are all
gone. The Southemi Hotel and a
dozen other houses are wrecks.
AGAINST fTHE TARIFF.
Special to the Astorian.
San Francisco, Maroh 26. Fruit can
nera, salmon packers andi other export
ers of tinned food products, represent
ing some of the largest Industries on
the coast, are alarmed at the provis
ions of the Dlngley bill abolishing the
drawback on exported cans and boxes
made from dutiable tlnplate. The San
Francisco Fruit Exchange has sent
communications by wire and mail to
the California delegation In congress
protesting agalnt this provision. Sal
mon packers and manufacturers of
tinned products have taken similar ac
tion. STEAMER BLOWN ASHORE.
T acorn a. March 26. The steamer
Cyrus Walker ' was blown ashore on
Fox island, Puget Sound, today. The
steamer was left high and dry by the
receding tide. The boom of logs ,she
was towing broke up and scattered
along the shore for miles.
Wait for the "Huseby," the best
bicycle on earth for the least money.
40 and )50. F. L. Parker, agent
Cretans Declare They I'refcre the Ot
toman Yoke to Autonomy.
GERMANY TAKES NEW ACTION
Will fcitkdrm rrora tke Coaccrt of roaert
Bcciim of Caqlaod'i Refasal 10 Jola
la tke Blockade
Athena, March 26. The bombard
ment of Malaxa has produced a pal
ful 'ImprMwlou here. The newspaper
are filled with Indignant protests. Cre
tan delegates hi Athens have published
a pamphlet in English protesting
against aut-momy and declaring that
they prefer the Ottoman yoke. They
pamphlet closes with the declaration:
"Cretans will die If necessary for the
sake of the cause of union with
WHAT RUSSIA THINKS. f
8L Petersburg, March 24. The mem
bers of the diplomatic corps here ap
prehend serious comptloatlona la Mace
donia which will jeopardize the peace
of Europe. Although no recognltloa
6t the chief danger Ilea in (tbat direc
tion, the proposal of Great Britaia
to establish neutral zone 'on the
Greek frontier la regarded: aa Ineffi
cacious and Impracticable.' It la urged
here that It would be preferable to
accelerate the pacification of Crete by
Immediately blockading the coast of
Greece, thua nipping in the bud the
development of complication in Mace
donia. FIGHTING CONTINUES.
Canea, March 26. The fighting be
tween the Christians and Turks con
tinued until midnlffht. During the
evening - the , msurgenU barned, -Mna-selnrnn
divliings and porperty at Per.
ivola and in the morning burned and
abandoned the fort at Koratkli. Skir
mishing is proceeding about the vil
lage of Tslkalaria outside Suda. The
insurgents are estimated to have, lost
200 'men in the fighting' around Ma
Constantinople, March 26. It la as
serted here tonight, on what Is regard
ed as reliable authority, that In con
sequence of the refusal of Lord Sana
bury to Join in the blockade of Greek
ports Germany has given, notice to
the powers of her Intention to with
draw from the concert.
CROSS GRAINED, "i
One of our consuls in France writes
the state department that there Is
market there for a large'' amount of
American oak lumber, provided It be
sawed in the manner preferred by
French lumber dealers. The American
manufacturer turns out goods to suit
himself, not foreign .buyers. English
and German manufacturers are muck
wiser In this regard, and thereby get
a great deal of foreign trade which
Americans might have it they would
adopt proper methods.
San Francisco, March 26. The bat
tleship Oregon win leave tomorrow for
Port Orchard, Puget 'Sound, where she
will he put on the dry dock.
Notice is hereby given that there
Is funds in tihe city treasury to pay
all warrants Indorsed prior to July 1.
ISM, except warrants drawn on Walt
street and West Ninth street sewer.
Interest will cease after this date-
J. W. CONN,
1 t C8ty Treasurer.
Astoria. March 27, 1897.
Celebrated for Its great leavening
strength and healthfulness. Assure the
food against alum and all forms of
adulteration common to .the cheap
brands. ROYAL BAKING POWDEB
CO, NEW YORK.