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HULL ARSOCIATBD PRESS REPORT.
AiSTOKIA, OK BOON. SUNDAY MRNMG. MAY 7. J8M.
Aro not miulo from tlio nci'ii-ilo
or in a kindergarten school.
Wo CJIv Trntlhiu Htnmpi.
1 ' v
(la Pulk )
ioo Rolls of Matting
Of All Kind-..
Our own iui.oittioiii. (Junlitv and I'atlt ms thf Uhi iin
Chas. Heilbom & Son.
Have yoa Troable
In getting Nice,
Golden Pheasant and Corvallis Flour
Are very popular brands. We sell
them and guarantee satistaction.
Every day by express.
New (Jowls of nil kinds constantly arriving.
ROSS, HIGGINS & CO
The Assortment ot Neat Clothing, for Boys, which we have gathered
this spring is the most complete this town has ever seen. Our
rapidly growing BOYS' CLOTHING BUSINESS aided us on to
greater efforts, and we never showed a more comprehensive line
of Stylish Clothing, that will stand rough usage, before.
Jioy'i Lpleo doubla breaited Reefer Suit,
tailor made, lewed not to rip, colore
navy blue; ngt 4 to t. per ault ....11 71
New Crape and
Waterman Pountain Pens
rHOMAOK IH5 JiniE.
Etc., Etc.. Etc
Tender, Fresh MeatsP
Ray' all wool Suit, large sailor collar,
braid trimmed, nice dark mixed color;
( 4 to 8; per ault U.M
Uoy't All Wool SulU, black clay wont
ed, double teat and knee, warranted not
to rip; a very dretxy ault; ngca t to 14;
per milt fS.SO
Hoy'a All Wool Suit, Inviiable gray
mixed plukl; wo recommend Dili ault
to wMir well; nnfii i to 14 years; per
Boy'i Knee Pantii, 90c 2ic, Vc, 40c and &0o
Doy'a Hlourie, made of beat quality per.
rule, tho well mini,, brand, 20c 25e, and
Youth'i All Wool llrown Mixed Cnael.
nirro Hull; long pant; tailor made; per
iVoirih's All Wool Scotch Tweede Suit;
nice mixture, the most perfect fitting
ult; we recommend the wearing of thin
milt; per milt
Youth' Long Pnnt of all wool; nice
mixed colore; per pair ?1 SB
We have a large aneortmsnt of cap of
all description for boy and youth from
25 oeni up.
Doy'a Suspender; good elaitlo webbing;
nice pattern, plr lOn
Improved Alikado and
Ti'ry r lh imp!- t and moat efflclnt
Ford & Stokes Co. Astoria
Will Ilk- H; o wil! ih cook.
Star lCwtnte limine
tiify ll who u.e them
vour UiMiT half dori thr couk liK.
tliut I. an ad UtioKal rraon why tluri'
.hoold be i ttlur K.tate Kaoa in your
ki: hen Th n.o of tlinn prev nt worry
W. J, SCt'LLY. Aent.
ill Bond Street.
SWISS WATCH REPAIR SHOP
Promptly Bled ana repaired.
Alarm Clocks Ironi $1 iij.
Warrantod. 110 Klevi nth St
Next to Poatal Teiecraph
J. A. Fastabend
llouso-inoviiiff Tools for Kent.
Young Men' Suit, all wool; black chev
lot (ult. Ion; pants, well lined and
ewed; well worth $8.50; per ault.. .14.50
i -w i ft. jri ! i
Filipino Leaders Now Playing
for Lucrative Jobs Under
END IS NEAR AT HAND
Promises wni Be Made ty the
Commission Under the Pres
Only Terni oi Which Pfict Will Be
Miie.fcut Fair Consilcratloa
Will Be Accorded Thtm
WAHIIINOTn.N. M) . Th' .fflcll
f i h aialr nd war dcprimi-'ii. r
loklii fjr a .pily colIp f lha In
.urrcilon In Hit Philippine, Not only
I. rXiwciatl"!! banfj on private aJvlc t
Hint tiat romr from the Philippine cm.
nm.i-.nrr. a. tit the nr(tlatloni !hat
hnvr ..-n lnf on lM-tn that body
ami tin- lnururi!' rrnrtuvniatlvrf . KJl
J; ) .n uccifu drwlopmrni "t llc.
!iiiur utiil liwtiin'i lempdKn
j ." far a. itir cominli,l"n' rrporti ar
I'.MiKtin-il i !u y luJicate lhat ibe Imur.
I K-nth liiivP at lat rrrocnltrd the lnv
inii litrakdiiK-n uf thi-lr jUukkK and
latr !mi;y lrlvlrf by protracting th-'r
I r- i-!iimv to arrure the mot liberal
(trii p..ltilr in the rrniion of a "V.
-f ntii n t In Ihr 1'hlllpplnea. Thy have
ii'i! in my iliplomatli' a.iie acknowlnleej
thi- ..v. rrlitnty of the I'nlt.'d S:ati', but
J !. i.r Kii'i-d the phynl al domination
jf "nr mult irv forevt. and while they
i hn- nilki.l inure or i f Indept-ndenre.
(i.n t Hit- lnt moment, without doubt
itlny will an. pi readily any propos
looking- to a protectorate.
The pn Mil''tit' lntrtii'ilnn-, however
! are cl.-ar on thlc p"lnt and the ommli
; lon iinili miHinU It Ik to I. ike no nctlon
I In the way of priimlie that will deprive
I roup rr of a fret hand In dlpoltiir of
i the future of the Philippine.
WANT MVHATIVK POSITIONS
WASMIN;ToN. May 6. -It l believed
the HiilnmtlnK purpose of the Filipino
pre.eiiiatlon l to make mire of lurratlte
and Influential place, for many eniWtiouf
I leader-.. The adtnlnlstnolon ee- nothtnc
In thin aplration Irrvconcllahle with a
'firm government over the lelaml by
l (In- t'nltvd State. ,
i WUh Vnlt.-il Siaie otllolals distributed
! ihroiiKhi'iU thi Islands In supervisory
! i ,ip4Cltie. charKed Ik Interfi le hi ll' lu-
1 ui possible with local aff.ilrs uml a few
aiTiintis of Hoops a( strategic points,
i supported by a n.ival coniliiKeiit. it 1
thought by otllciul lii-ic. may be all that
l. tovry for effective mamiuuauce of
Thlli . I Stales Mt reality nyr the
1 l.-:.uu!s. while meeting the native aspir.
iitloiis fur home rule.
Aside from the encouragement conveyed
- I by tin- progress of peitee ni-Klintlon. the
.olllclals tlnd a bright piomls.- In tho
j rapid development of the military vam.
Ipaign. Pies reports this monilnn an.
j nouuclng Iwtn meeting with llsht re
I alsitanre In hla movement northward and
' lhat the Insurgent are castlg away their
arms, are facts tending to Indicate the
j approach of the end.
I.AWTON 8T1U. ADVANCING.
MANILA. May . 4.15 p m. -General
! Lawton's i-olumn advanced to a position
two and a half mHes north of Hainan to.
day. ltefore making a forward movement
General Lawton sent back to Manila two
! wounded men of the Minnesota regiment
j and one of the Oregon regiment, who
I were hurt In yesterday's fighting, be.
! side M sick men. General Lawtn' ad
I vance met with but slight opposition.
Outside of Mauslln i00 rebels, who oc.
! cupliil an entrenched position, were
I routed in short order. Many corpses ot
j rebels have been discovered In the river
I at Sun Tomas. Scores of rllles and other
j arms have boon recovered from the river
I Into which they were thrown by the re.
j treating rebel. MacArthur's division Is
I resting at San Fernando, making In the
j meantime extensive reconnolsance.
i U. llll 1 - .
j DBWEV COMING HOME.
1 NEW YOl.K. May 6. A special to the
Herald from Wnshlng.'on says: There Is
reason to believe that Prcgldont Mc'Kln.
ley ha been advised that Admiral Dewey
contemplates coming horn within a short
time. Ills return will, of course, be de
pendent upon the success of the ccmmls.
slon' present negotiations wlih the Fili
pino. As soon h they hitve laid down
lln.lr arms It Is expected that he will
proceed with the protected cruiser Olym.
pla to the United Stales, probably by
way of the Sues canal to New York and
corns Immediately to Wlshlnrtoo to con
sult with the president regarding the
TDK NAHIIVILLE'H CRUISE
ON THE MJHHIHHIPPI.
Ounlxat Arrive at Cairo and Oets a
Itoyal Welcome from th
CAIRO, III., May l.-The United State
gunboat Nashville, which fired th Ini
tial ihot In th Spanish-American war.
dropped anchor In Cairo b arbor last
night amid a din of whistle, cheering
The boat was met ten mile below the
city by the ateamers Dick Fowler, J.
Morgan and Thaaeus, beating the re.
ception committee. The arrival within
.ght of the rliy wa the signal for tn
nolx- (u comiiienie. (lattery A. of Dan.
vllle oiK-ned flre from the point and the
aiuie wa. taken up by every vessel on
lht rivrr, with the engines and mill
chiming In the shrill chorus. The Nash
ville responded with two of her irtx.
pounders, and although she fired only a
on, ijuartT charge of powder, she made
the windows rattle on the river front
and the Kentucky bills sent back echo
The levee was black, with people and
huge sign stretched on the wbarf
voiced the sentiments of the entire city.
"Cairo welcome Captain Maynard, bis
gallant ortlcer. and crew." The officer
of the Nashville were the. guests of the
Alrxnmlcr Club al a naval ball, and the
My. lie Crew, a merry making svciet
organisation, gave a ba.nu.uet and float
entertainment for the benef of the
RKPOKTKD GOLD STRIKE
MADE ON MO.NN1E CREEK.
Good Colors Found Across from Skag.
way and Stampede Knsuee Pas
senger Car Derailed.
SKAG WAY, via Union Hay, B. C May
4 An Important golj strike Is said to
have been made on Monnle Creek, Just
across the bay from Sktgway. Mavor
John Stanley and a party of five explored
the cn.-k for nine mile. They assert that
they found good color In the grave! two
feet from the surface. They staked every
claim and divided 10 acres among six.
On their return the news spread and a
perfect stampede ensued. Over XQ crossed
over last night and a many more went
The first accident of the While Pass
and Y uk in railway occurred last evening.
A passenger car was derailed and turned
over, but was checked by a large boulder
and saved from going down the preci
pice, Iimi feot. Ten passengers were In
the car. but none sustained serious In.
ANOTHER FOREIGN CONTRACT
FOR AMERICAN STEEL WORKS.
Phot-nix (iridic Company to Build S;eel
Itrldiif for Japanese Government.
PHILADELPHIA, May t-The Phoe
nix liritlue Works, of Phoenlxvllle, has
ins! rontracied with representatives of
the Japanese government to build a
large stool bridge for the Imperial rail,
road of Japan. The contract was se
cured after a sharp competition with a
number of leading bridge building firms
The company has also contracted to
build a number of steel bridges and vi
aducts for railroads In Itnixll. Canada.
Central America and Peru, besides
buildinsr 12 steel railroad bridge for the
Eastern Chinese railroad, the south
eastern terminus of the great trans. SI.
dorian railroad now telng built by the
THE TERMS OF SETTLEMENT.
LONDON. May tA rmrliamtniary pa.
per has been Issued containing the Iden.
ileal notes exchanged between Great
Britain and Russia relative to the sphres
of Influence in China. Great Britain en
gages not to seek for herseir. or In be
half of others, railway concessions north
of the Great Wall, and not to obstruct
Russian applications for concessions In
Russia makes a similar agreement to
wards Great Britain relative to the basin
of the Yang Tse. the contracting patties
have In no wise a view to Infringe In
any way on the sovereign rights of China
or the existing treaties, and will not fall
to communicate to the Chinese govern.
ment the present arrangement, which Is
of a nature to consolidate peace In the
far east and serve the primordial Inter.
ests of China herself.
A DETERMINED SUICIDE.
SEATTLE. May 6,-Jo!m Alhertson
walked Into n saloon this morning and
called for a glas of beer. When he. had
drunk It, he remarked. In a matter.of.fac:
tone: "I took a dose of strychnine, and
It wouldn't work, so I ot that beer to
help It along." The bartender notified
police headquarter, hut before medical
assistance arrived the poison began It
work and Alhertson died In a few minute.
Half the Town of Chlckasha
Destroyed and One Body
Taken From Ruins.
DETAILS ARE MEAGRE
Great Loss of Life Reported From
Tonawi tut tbe News Is
GREAT DAMAGE AT CANTON
Family Take Refute In Storm Ctve
ini Three Members Are KllleJ
WICHITA. Ka... May .-M- agr r-
ports have reached her of a terrific
storm that caused great destruction at
several points In southern Oklahama. I
The most serious damage Is reported at
Cblckasha. Tongawa and Anadardk.
The torm struck Ch.'kasha at l: In
th afternoon and destroyed half the
Sixteen building were blown down.
Sixteen injured persons have been
taken from the wrecked house, but only
one death Is reported. j
Rumors of greater loss of life Is re
ported but Cfcuoot be conHremed. A dis-
patch from Tongawa says, in Canton i
township great damaste wa done by a
tornado. The family of J. H. W ire topk
refuge In a storm.cave, which became
so heavy from constant rain that it fell
In. killing three members of the family.
The hcuses of J. F. Tounel and S. San.
ders wvre blown to pieces and Mrs. Toun.
el wa badly hurt.
Of the damage at Anandarko no.hing
can be definitely learned.
REVENUE COIJ.ECTOR IN JAIL.
SAN FRANCISCO. May .-Ex.Internal
Revenue Collector Welborn remains In
the county Jail, having been unable to se
cure bondsmen for tbe amount of his
bail, which was placed by Judge De ' ,,..,' f
come a member of the Salvation Army at
Haven at 130.000. He will be arraigned in ptniand.
the United States district court today i ,Mrs. nnk MaMi ot N(M, Alttorla. was
and It Is believed that his trial will be transacting business lu Astoria Friday
set for an early date. Welborn's wife and afternoon.
son were with him at the county jail for Mr- J- E- Bralller was appointed Justlc
several hour, but he talked to very few "f ,h H4e for S'a!,lde preclni" last
other visitors. He no longer denies his , .
Mr. Hen Morrison, of Astoria, paid a
Identity. The warrant on which he will vM , Mr H.,r( at Fort Iat
be arraigned charges many acts ot em. Wednesday.
bexxlemeut. but his friends are confident Contractor Lebeck unloaded the last of
of his acquittal, as It does not diff-r ma- the big mortars on the Fort Stevens dock
teriaily from one on which he was form. slurda- morning.
erly tried, the jury rendering a verdict a- S. Short .conducted service. In
Skipanon at St. Thomas church last
of not guilty. He is known to have Wednesday evening,
visited his home on the Sunday night be. Mr w Morklll. a prominent cigar
fore hi arrest. The colored man who dealer of Portland, was in New Astoria
Identified him will claim the reward of on business Friday.
$.Vo offered for his apprehension. Mr. Krandell. a wholesale liquor deal.
: or of San Francisco, was In New Astoria
', on business Saturday.
GIGANTIC COPPER TRUST.
! Andrew Hauser, of New Astoria, Is
NEW YORK. May O.-The World will
say tomorrow: The second section of
tht great copper trust will, It Is said, children, were passengers on Friday even,
probably be formed within a fortnight. lnK s ,,ai" s,',ld"
The capitalisation will be about ;j.tW).. ' Lieutenant Free.e. of the l 8. engi
. , , . . . . neer corps, paid a visit to Fort Stev.
CV and the stock Is designed to be ex- ,, , ,
en Friday on business.
changed for the minority stock of the, ,,,.,, , .,i. i. .t
i Mrs. J. W. Habbage, of Astoria. Is at
Anaconda, Parrot, Washoe and Colorado her .ij,.,,,.,, Xew Astoria, preparing
companies, the controlling Interest n . for the summer's season,
which is taken over by the amalgamated Mr. Sidney Dell, of Astoria, was on the
copper company formed last week. , Wt,st SiuV y''1' gathering notes for
; his history of Clatsop county.
ATKINSON MAKES A DENIAL.
BOSTON. May 6,-Edward Atkinson
hu.; addressed an open letter to ...e at. May will be held at the borne of Mr,
torney general of the United States on Graham at Warremon next Wednesday
his recent action prohibiting the trans. "f;,'rnoon-
mission of certain pamphlets through the ! Mr' R R ,,ftn,, n r''lvd ,n
i tor. last Satunlav from Kansas, It Is
malls by Atkinson. In which the writer ' Mr Hans,,n.s intention to locate on Vh
denied that the matter was of a seditious ' West Side.
nature, and repeats that the pamphlets I Alfred Dawson, of Warrenton, under
appeared as public documents In connec- ! wont an oin-ratlon for grnndular dlscas
.in,, i,h .h. ree..iin.. ,,. tti,.C"I the neck la.t Wednesday land I
ATTEMPTED WIFE MURDERER.
MINNEAPOLIS. May .-tn a crowded
street In front of the postoftk-e today
Bernard Golllng attempted to shoot his
Makes the food more
fTftRtfy A n
wife, from whom be 'was seeking a dl.
vorce. A passing man (truck np Oolllng't
arm. causing the bullet t go wild. Ool.
ling then committed sulcld.
OREGON NAVAL MONET.
WASHINGTON, May -Th navy de
partment ha md an allotment of th
appropriation fund of MM9 for assist.
anc to the naval mllltla of stats sup.
porting such organisations. Oregon r
ceivei $1181 of th amount. ,
,DOLPH PASSES HIS EXAMINATION.
SAN FRANCISCO, May .-Cyrus
! Dolph. of Portland, Ore., ion of ex-United
i State Senator Dolph. of Oregon, h been
i recommended by the examining board at
the presidio for a second lieutenancy In
j the regular army.
j DEPUTY SHERIFF KILLED.
"MOUNT VERNON. Ky.. May l-Dp-I
uty Sheriff Morrison wa shot dead by
Ik Bird today while trying to arrest
; him. After the murder Bird cent a bullet
! through hi own heart, expiring Instant.
A MILLION FOR A CABLE.
VICTORIA. My 4 The government ot
I British Columbia has offered to antnrrlM
.Sl.oii0.e to the all-British Pacific cable
This Is equal to one-ninth of the total
, METROPOLITAN HANDICAP.
NEW YORK. May .-Th Metropolitan
handicap for one one mile wa run at
Morris Park today. Flllgrana won, Etbel-
bert second, Sanders third. Time, 1:19.
WEST SIDE NEWS.
Extension of the A. Ic C. to Fort Stevens
Preparations for the Summer
Casps-r Drilling, of Uwaco, wa vultlng
In New Astoria Friday.
Mrs. Captain Smith returned from Port
land Thursday evening.
Mr. John Richardson, of the engineer
,.or,,Ht w lin llle ,ilK u,t.
j,r Ml skinner, of Fori Stevens,
n.nt Thursday In Astoria.
jjr. Duncan S uart, of Astoria, wa
visiting In Warrrnton Thursday. .
' Sergeant BennNIee, of Stevens, wa In
Astoria Friday evening on business
Mrs- nd "re" Wl" Wrrn ent
Friday eveulna; visiting friends at Mor.
j Mrs. D. K. Warren was quite III tho
fore part of last week, but Is now im.
Rev. Henry Mareotte preached to k
crowded bouse at Warren's hall Friday
Mtnlan Eberman. of Seaside, ha be.
erecting a large house opposite Mrs.
M mld's grocery store.
Mrs v0or.r. of Astoria, and her two
Dr. Linton was In Now Astoria
'Wednesday, attending Jack Callahan's
baby, which Is reported ulte 111.
The W. C. T. U. tea for the month of
New stock of ROOTS. SHOES. RUB.
HKK CLOTHING, and all sort of Fish
ermen's supplies at LOW PRICES. Go
to Mrs. Iatlly's. at Hammond.
The ClacS 'P Mill Company obtained th
contract for furnishing the lumber for
(Continued on twrd pg.)
delicious and wholesome
eomrtlf CO FW vo.