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XtiWlllA, OHKOON. WEDNESDAY TUNING. MAY ID. JWJ'J.
Arc not inmlo from tho xcru)i-ilu
or in u kindergarten hcIiooI.
Wodlvo Trntllnu HtnmpN,
l:3i Ar I
--v ... . . v , -
ioo Rolls of Matting:
Of All Kinds.
Our own iiiiiortutioiis. (Junlity
Chas. Heilborn & Son.
Have yoa Trouble
In getting Nice,
Golden Pheasant and Corvallis Flour
Are very popular brands. We soli
them and guarantee satisiaction.
Every day by express.
New (Jomls of all kimls 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!
a m . .
greater efforts, and
of Stylish Clothing,
Boy's f.pleoa double breasted Reefer Bull,
tailor made, sewed not to rip, colore
navy blue; agea 4 to I, per suit ....117
New Crape and
Waterman Fountain Pens
llox I ccornic1 Paper
mul Kr VClllJlCH--hk:
FROMAOK DE IIRIE.
Etc., Etc., Kla.
ami I'atU ritN tlip list mul Intoi.
Tender, Fresh Meats?
we never showed a more comprehensive line
that will stand icugh
Boy's all wool Suit, large tailor collar,
braid trimmed, nice dark mixed color;
ages 4 to 8; per suit fl.K
Boy's All Wool Suits, black olay worst
ed, doubl seat and knee, warranted not
to rip; a very dressy suit; ages 9 to 14;
per suit 15.60
Boy's All Wool Suit, Invlsable fray
mixed plaid; we recommend this ault
to wear wall; ages 5 to 14 years; per
Boy's Knee Punts, 90o Kc, Uc, 40c and (Oc
noy's Blouse, made of beat quality per.
cale. the well made brand, )c 25c, and
Youth's All Wool Brown Mixed Casl.
mere Suit; long pants; tailor made; per
Youth's All Wool Scotch Tweede Suit;
nice mixtures, the most perfeot fitting
suit; we recommend the wearing of thla
suit; per suit 17.50
Youth's Long rants of all wool; nice
mixed colors; per pair 21.25
Wa have a large assortment of caps of
all description! for boys and youth from
25 cents op.
Boy's Suspenders; good elastlo webbing;
nice patterns, pair 10c
Improved Mikado and
They are ihe:mp!it and most efficient
Beparalors nisJe. Fr eule by
Pord & Stokes Co. Astoria
Win nke It: so will tf e cook.
Stir ICntnte Rniiixe.""- ir,v mlht h"Vr
H.l.r- all ah., urt .. .in th. north. ThU c:
jmmm & ....
ynur lieii.r half ojts tne cooknu.
it an a.lllilunal reason wny tnrre
hou'.d be a 8!ar Karate Range In your
att. hen. The e of thrm prev. nts worry
W. J. 8CVI.LY. Agent.
til Bond Street.
SWISS WATCH REPAIR SHOP
Promptly Hied ana repaired.
Alarm Clocks troni ft u.
1 10 EloVOIltll St.
Nut to Postal Taiagrap
J. A. Fastabend
House-moving Tools for Rent. '
Young Men's Suits, all wool; black chev
iot ault, Ions; pants, well lined and
ewed; well worth 28.60; per suit... 14.60
Sailed From St. Michaels
September Last and Never
TWELVE SOUIS ON BOARD
Was Bound Ux Seattle With a
Party of Gold Hunters and Is
Thought to Have Foundered.
NEARLY ALL SEATTLEITES
The Party Wis InJuctl to Co Morth
fcy a Story of a Convict Who want
el to Secure Ills Lite it
flKATTLK. May S -It no seems Pr"b
uble that the schooner LmI, which
Mlhd from Htattle une year ago for Kot.
o-Ihh- Hound. Alaska, with 12 i-erxotia on
board Is lost. Hhn waa du- to return
last full, but her nnnapiwarance caued
no iiartlcu'.nr anxlty. as It was thought
decided to winter
nsolatlon has been
akrn nway by the receipt of a letter
from 8l. Michaels, datej 8-pt-mber 10.
IK'. In which It was staled that the
,-h.in,T would sail for Seattle In two or
thirr la . Thi- l i!.-r haa Jut b,en tf
'celved by M'i. Isuac Taylor, of this
city, Mhune bubaad was ab.axi the
; I'apiMin I'. Ii. J m' . of the schooner
'M hitilkht. a ho nailed frum 8:. Michaels
BeitemlHr II. sys the Ixjyal alld be.
fore him. He mopped at Dutch Harbor
(two -,ks but heard nothing of the
Loyal. He reports the srhoonrr to have
b'eti In a bud condltlun, and there Is no
qui!hin In hi nilnj tha
t she foundered
i r,ree.iiJ in
ist prevailed in
In one of the storm th
thi- llehrlng sa the latter part of Sep.
Tim who sailed from h"re on the
J. F. Amlrrson. Icudi-r of the expedition,
He hits a wife and five children living
In this city.
O. I Huittrflrld formerly chief of poll.-.,
A S .in. Hum mn 114m.1l Captain John,
s.in, who was chief navigating oflcer.
H.uii ii 1-:. Weiks. aSHietant ntivigator.
Ni.in, of Seattle. .
IV.nlhue, of Seattle.
lac T.iMr. a 1 luar maker. Seattle.
Then- T four other whose names,
with oh exception, are unknown. One
l said to have n a Nebraska man.
'The exception was named 8t.-vens, and
,ln connection with him an Interesting
story Is told.
; ll was a prisoner In the stale penl.
tentlary a' Walla Walla, where Addle,
man mid PtittrrflVM were turnkeys.
I'lalmcl (,1 know of a spot In Alaska
'where gold could be found. On this
representation he succeeded In getting
'friends to seivire hU panlon and organ.
IX--.I an rxie.iitln. It Ocveiopefl rrom
letters received after the expedition left
11. re that Stevens had misrepresented
ihlnii". i mini; to the trouble he caus-d
he put ashore on an Island this side
of Kouebiic Sound, with a supply of
provision :iiid his personal effects.
;.''!! 1 ' 1
onniNATiv or rnroos
HAS BEEN I'OSTPONF.D.
His opponents on the Watch
vent a Private Ceremony
NEW YORK. May 9-No public an
luitmcenient having been made on Sun.
day for the time and place of ordination
of Dr. BnKKs, the belief has become
widespread that his ordination to the
Episcopal prleslhood has been Indefi
nitely postponed. Among Dr. Briggs'
most ardent -supporters, the conviction Is
growing so that the ceremony of or.
dlnatlon can hardly be performed prior
to his departure for Europe on May 18.
Mint so soon a lime imerve,niK ucii'ie
next Sunday, me day ongman, set
'the ordination. It is held that the bishop
cannot ton give what might fairly be
" considered due notice of the ceremony.
I A clergyman who has followed the course
I of events closely, says that a simple so.
I hitlon of the difficulty would be to force
Blshon Totter to refrain from namlntr a
jnew date for the ordination In other
1 words, do nothing.
: This course would commit neither the
I bishop nor Pr. Brlggs. and for the pres.
cm. at any rate, would allay the spirit of
-hostility to the ordination; on the other
hand the bishop would be saved from the
.responsibility of Immediate action.
J That Bishop Potter should privately
'Ordafu Dr. Brlggs is regarded as a con.
ItHigency not to be regarded. Assurances
ave been given that due notice of the
ordination will be offered. It Is agreed
I that Bishop Potler's wisdom, spirit of
'fair dealing and appreciation of the dig.
nlty of his high office will forbid that
ihe should have recourse to anything
jthat might be considered as savoring of
MKAdlIKU WANTS DAMAGES.
Arrested Illegally by a
States Revenue Ottlccr.
OTTAWA. May 9. The case of Thomas
! Meagher, ho was selxed on the Detroit
, river near Port Huron, tied to a bedpost
,and afterward put In Jail, where he lay
!for six dnys, came up In the commons
I last night.
j Deputy Collector of Custctns Avery,
who madn the arrest, was dismissed from
tha United flletes sTvloe t"t his induct.
This satisfied the Dominion government,
but M"hT ha since, through hi coun.
el, asked for reparation. Mr. Cowan,
member of perllment from Ernei. moved
for the corr'sponlenoa in Iht matter lt
nlKht, and Mid that the Canadian ov-
crnmtmt nhoiild dm.:d the ritradlllon
of Avery for trial for kidnaping Mra.
nhrr, and also tbat continuation ihould
t given lo Meahr from th United
Hollcltor Sn-rl Fitfpatrlck nald that
when the papen came down thy would
i.fy everyon that the United Btate
government viewed the arreat a wbo.ly
CUUISEK HVWAUO STILL
IN NEW YORK HARROR.
(-frlgerator Ship Glacier and Threa
Tranaporta to Ball for Manrla.
NEW YOltK. May .-Th cruir Buf.
falv, from Manila, will not go to the
navyyanl for aeveral day. Paymaater
JlurUn. of the iblp. got money at the
tmvyard y-iteriUy and will pay off and
dmcharge the timfzplred men abroad
His alilp. The m:tr over, the Buffalo
will go to the yard for an overhauling.
The bat!iehlp Texaa, of Admiral Samp,
non'a iu(lrun, la ordered to the navy,
yard from her anchorage oft Tompktnt.
villa, and will move tomorrow, he will
go Into the new timber drydock for cltan-
Tli refrigerator ihip Glacier haa been
OT'lered to Manila and will leave with.
In a few days, loaded with stores for
I e ' squadron. She will aUo take a
large quantity of ammunition. The cruis.
ir .New Orlenas will k-av the navyyard
tomorrow for New Orleans.
The navy department has decided to
send three of the large transports to
Manila to assist In reigning the volun.
leers to the I'nlied Stales. The boats
will be the Meade, the Thomas and one
folher not yet chosen, but prubably the
Logan. No definite orders have been is
sued yet f r the sailing of the boats for
Manila. Tiny will go via the Suet canal,
and 11 Is believed by some that regiments
uf ntiulars will go out on the boais.
.Vf. Jllt.Ul.llA.Ni ILAU I
PROVIDED Ol CUBA.
The Unliul Slates Designs Another En.
sign to Displace the Spanish
NEW YORK. May 9.-A special to the
Herald from Washington says: Cuba I
has been provided with a new flag by
tne inueu ataies government inai waa
Jd-slgm-d for Cuban owned vessels ,n-
'KrJ In coastwise trade. It Is not de-
sired to give these vesrts the Amerl.
tun Mag. as that would I a step In j
the direction of annexation, nor the flag
of the Cutwn revolution, (or that wouiu
be a step toward recognition. Accord,
lugly the new ensign consists merely of
a blue Add with a white union.
T1h vessels which will fly this flag
were formerly Spanish. In order to
preserve to the Cubans the coasting trade
of the Island, a privilege of much great
er value to them than their alight par.
ticlpatlon In the foreign trade, a Teg.
ulation was made when the military oc-
cupatlon of the Island began, permlttlnc
residents who owned vessels to continue
in the coasting trade on condition (bat
they abjured allegiance to Spain. This
regulation covered probably nlne.tenths
nt ail the vessels owned In Cuba.
JOHN R. SOVEREIGN
WAS TURNED DOWN.
The Once Prominent Labor Leader De
nied Admission to a Convention of
the Confederation of Labor.
SALT LAKE. Utah May .-At the
convention of the Western Federation of
labor this afternoon J. ti. Sovereign, of
WaKiuv. Idaho, formerly master work
man of the Knights of Labcr. presented
his credentials as a delegate today.
The credentials committee made a fa. PA, nu lne lmn l,K,r
vorahle r-port. but attached a letter to lcan be heiirJ '""K distance. The work
the re,H.rt attacking his loyalty to the :on 1h ln,erior 'a(,ht- "uth
federation. The matter was then carried Put,ln ln the bulkheads, traces, deck
to the executive committee and his ad. Ibcam3' ,c- ls Ult "et con,I,;'W' an''
mission to the convention was denied y ' de'5- th la"in ot the deck
th,. committee bv almost a unanimous . 'es days.
TIME OF PAYMENT FIXED.
First Distribution of Money to Cuban
Soldiers Will Commence Today.
NEW YORK. May 9.-A dispatch to
the World from Havana says:
At a conference on Monday between
Governor General Brooke and a repre.
sentatlve of General Gomel, the time
for the distribution of the three million
dollars to Cuban soldiers was fixed to
begin May 10 and lonltnuo until the 15th.
The llrst payment probably will be
made at Narmlana'on Wednesday. The
soldiers will be paid in con. panics with
their commanders. Soldiers without
arms will also receive pay.
A NHW COAL BARGE.
NEW YORK. May 9.-A eoul
unique in design Is being constructed at
the Nixon ship yards, Ellxabethport, N.
J. The barge will be used by the United
Stales government and will load coal on
steamers either at their wharves or on
the open sea. by a system of endless
chains, the coal being carried ln huge
buckets and weighed In transit to and
from the vessel. The bange Is 250 feet
lung and has a draught of ten feet when
loaded. She Is 30 feet beam and Is built
entirely of steel. The hull Is of unusual
strength and will carry 1,000 tons of
ENJOYING HIS VACATION.
HOT SPRINGS. Vu.. May 9-Presld.nt
McKlnley lias had a day of thorough r-st
and comfort at the Hotel Homestead
here. In company with Secretary Gage
and Senator Fairbanks, he strolled out
to Gllf Links this afternoon.
They passed a bright faced "caddy."
who, without the knowledge of whom he
was addressing, stepped directly before
the president and said: "Say, mister,
can you gimme de tolme." The president
drew his watch and In a cheerful and
kindly way replied: "Just 4 o'clock, my
Everything Qulei In Samoa
Pending: the Arrival of
VISIT TO VAILIEMA
Many Rebels Found Dead In the
Trenches From the Shock of
American anl British Soldiers
Scared of Leal From Which
Matlves Make Ballets.
APIA, Samoa, via Auckland, May
Everything Is quiet on the Island. Oper
ation have been suspended pending the
arrival of the Joint commissioners from
After the cessation of hostilities a de.
tachment of British soldiers visited the
battlefield of Valllema, where they re.
covered the American machine gun that
had been captured by the rebels. The
I rebel ferts at Lot top and Valllema were
j two miles long and of great strength.
being reinforced by trenches and rlne
pits. It was found that several rebels
bad died in the trenches from (be shock
of bursting shells, but without having
After an armistice had been agreed up
on the rebels left the forts singing war
songs of the vanquished.
The country Is being scoured by Brit.
I isn ana American euiuivrs in aearcn ui
I-ad. from which the nativei might
. A .
oner In the han
ter. who has been a prta.
nds of the rebels for six
week', has arrived at Apia. His experl-
nces during his captivity were fright,
fut. Many times the rebels threatened
to behead him.
naval officer here.
missionary, went through the rebel lines
unmolested. They found everything
quiet, pendiner the arrival of the joint
commissioners who are to arrange the
terms of peace.
IS NEARLY COMPLETED.
Force of Workmen Busily
Work Preparing for the
BRISTOL. R. I.. May .-The frame of
the cup yacht Columbia Is nearly all
shut In and she looks as If not more
than another day's work would be re.
quired to add the few plates that are
missing on the bow and stern. The stern
piece, which Is cut from one pitce of
tobin bronse. was fitted on Monday and
fastened with a few bolts. In shape It
differs very little trom that of the De
; fender, and has about the same slant In.
j The work of riveting Is progressing very
jwell. A large number of men are em.
I It will probably
not be known for two
weeks Just when the Columbia will be
I About "0 feet ot the steel mast Is about
Completed. It Is fastened together ln
sections by bolts and rivets. The mast
is 21 inches in diameter and a workman
Crawls Inside to assist ln riveting it.
I The Columbia's crew have done con
siderable work since their arrival, one
w"" ago. The defender haa been painted
1 Inside and her spars have been scraped,
iThe siJe of he ' r " being
CARNEGIE'S REASON'S FOR
SELLING HIS BUSINESS.
Not Afraid of the Trust, But Desirous
of Spending His Old Age In
NEW YORK, May 9. A dispatch to
Jthe Tribune from London says: Andrew 1
Carn,tie. asked to give his reasons for
selling his vast Interests In the manu. 1
of Iron and steel, referred with !
endorsement to an Interview with him
printed in a London paper today,
in this Interview, Mr. Carnegie was
asked If he had sold from fear or dls.
like of ihf. trusts and was quoted as
saying: "The trusts have never fright
ened me and' the Carnegie Steel Company
has no reason to be afraid of them, as
it Is the greatest property of Its kind
the world has ever seen or probably ever
will see. 1 did not sell out because busl.
ness was not prosperous; It never was
I Jfj f 14 1 1 J
uor Ly-va cvmn
V" jrteeiUTEIV PURE
Makes the food more delicious and wholesome
io proeperoua, nor were III proepct ever
eo good. I aold In purauam-e of a policy
determined upon tong ago, not to apend
my old age In bunlnet., atruggllng kilter
mora dollar i. I believe In developing a
'dignified and unelflh life after txty."
Mr. Carnla'g attention waa called to
'a paragraph In a London paper which
referred to hla famous declaration, "That
to be rich l to die disgraced," and he
as anked what he waa golnr to da
.with thfl fioo.oon.ono he had amassed.
"Tell that edHor," replied Mr. Carngle,
I "to watch and see. I hope I shall not
justify the definition, sometime d.
; served, of a philanthropist as a man
,wlth a great deal of nvney but very
DIOCISION IN FAVOR
! OF THE JOCKEY CLUB.
Judge Muraaky Decides the Arrest of
i the Bookmaker Was Made Without
Due Process of Law.
! 8A.V KRANCISCO. May l.-Th police
.department received some-hat of a
setback today when Superior Judge Mar
asky decided that Chief Lees and his
men had exceeded their authority In
, breaking forcibly Into the IngMlde race
1 track, arresting the bookmakers and con.
fi'cat,n Vmprrly without due process of
; In thus deciding In the Jockey Club's
favor, Ju'lsce Murasky dos not pass u'poti
the question of the validity or Invalidity
of the antl.bettlng ordinance. The de
cision by Judge Goexinger today will
douhtie have tha effect of throwing
the Ingleslde race) track open to betting
and racing again, temporarily, at least.
USE OF BRITISH SHIP
TROOP IN WASHINGTON.
Her Owners Make an Appeal to tha Brlt-
lsh Embassy to Take the Matter up
! With the Government.
: WASHINGTON. May .-The owners of
the Hrltlsh ship Howard D. Troop,
throush their leal representative. Rohen
D. Rene.Hct. of New York, made an ap.
peal today to the British embassy to tak
action In the case of the rapttiln and a
number of sailors of the ship, who are
aliened to have been Improperly treated
at Astoria. Ore.
Before taking any action, Mr. Tower,
British charge d'affalrs. called on the
British consul at Portland for a report
on the subject. This will determine what
! action. If any. the British authorities will
GRAND COI RT O" FORHKS'.TP.S.
TACO.MA. May 9. The grand court of
Forresters of America meets here today
and all the delegates have arrived. To.
day and tomorrow will be spent In busl.
n ss session. Among the important mat.
ters to be considered are the election
of officers, decision on a change to bl
the ranking British nni inad of annual grand courts.
In company with, a am) Ue-tion of two representative to,
the national court. E. Fitzgerald, of
Spokane, and H. G. Stoeltlng. J. A..
Westberg and Dr. U C. Neville, all of
Seattle, are candidates for delegates. A.
Mueller, of Spokane, now grand sub.,
chief ranger, Is said to be slated for
stand chief ranger.
THEIR PLANS ARE IDENTICAL..
I WASHINGTON. May .-The United"
States and Great Britain will stand to
gether In the advocacy of the adoption
'of a scheme for the settlement of Inter--national
disputes by arbitration, which;
will be presented to the disarmament
conference at Its meeting at The Hagu
on the Wth of the present month. The
American delegates, headed by Ambas.
sador White, are equipped with a fairly
well-digested plan for the execution of
this long cherished program, while the
British delegates are prepared with a
plan which Is almost Identical with the
TREATED AS FOREIGNERS.
SAN FBANCI3CO. May H.-United
Stales Immigration Commissioner North
has refused to permit the lundlng of ten
native Filipinos, who arrived here a few
days Hit'i on the steamer City of Ptklng.
;The natives are under contract to ex
hibit in a New York museum. C"mmls.
mission. r North takes the position, there,
fore, that because of their agreement to
place themselves upon exhibition they
are contract laborers and as such are
not entitled to land In this country. On
;the other hand, the Filipinos claim that
they are actors and not laborers. They
, will probably apiieal the case to Wash
ington. 1 MCST BE CERTIFIED.
; WALLACE, Idaho. May . Today no.
itloes have been posted throughout the
I district requiring all the men working
i underground to secure certificates of good
character from Coroner Frances. Outside
;the mines at Wardner none are making
.a pretense of working except the Helena,
I Frisco. There are no hopes, of running a
j full force In all the mines for six months
jor more. County Commissioner Sttmson
Jhas been placed under guard with Com.
missloner Boyle and Sheriff Young.
DEPEW DENIES THE TRt'ST
NEW YORK, May 9.-Senator Chaun.
cey M. Depew said last night ln regard
to the reported possibility of a rallroa.l
trust beinsf formed to operate all the
railroads east of Chicago.
"There Is nothing It It. We have ac
quired no minor roads for that end and
the Pennsylvania acquired no other
roads. It Is true that Mr. Morgan bought
the Motion, but thut Is not Important In
this connection. The report In regard to
such a trust Is all bosh."
powrwn to MPW VIRIC.