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oa tU Colamtla Kivar
FULL ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORT.
ASTOKIA, OKEfiOX. KM DAY MORNING. MAY 12. JHM.
iBw ip mil
Aro not nuido from tlio Hcrap-jiilo
or in n kindergarten school.
Wo Cllvo Trnclltitf HlmtipN,
"V? U ; W?
(In Mu:k )
ioo Rolls of Matting
Of All Kind.
Our own importation. (Juulity mnl PnlUnis tln lust mnl InttM.
Chas. Heilborn & Son.
Have yoti Trouble
In getting Nice. Tender, Fresh MeatsP
Golden Pheasant and Corvallls Flour
Are very popular brands. We sell
them and guarantee satisfaction.
f Every day by express.
New (iooiIh of nil kiml constantly arriving.
ROSS, HIGGINS & CO
C. J. TRENCH ARD,
Insurance and Shipping.
ASTORIA MEAT COMPANY
Handles Only the Choicest Meats f
4 1( Commercial St., nit Palic Restaarai.t. sj
and Repair Co.
COLUMBIA IRON WORKS
Logging Engine Unlit nnd Repaired.
Heavy Forging Under Power Hammer a Specialty
Solt Manufacturers of
Contractors for Electric Lights and Tower Plants.
New Crape and
Waterman Fountain Pens
llox I rcortilr(t I'm per
ntowAOK vn nitis.
CA 1.1 run N I A.
Etc., Etc.. Etc.
Cualom HoMsao IlroWor.
w ASTORIA, OREGON.
W. P. A Co., and t'aclflo Ki press Co'
Kept in Stock
Propellor Wheel .
Improved Mikado and
They r. ih. s.mpl.at and noii efllcleni
Mepamton Kur ) tif
Foard & Stoke. Co. Astoria
i; io win tf cook.
h) u V.rm.
1. .trt i
lhat is an additional reason why there'
ruiuid be a Star Estate Range In your
kin hen. The u.e of them prevent worry
W. J. SOflAY. Agent.
411 Hond Street.
I W!1iliiKt"n: The health conditions of
SWISS WATCH REPAIR SHOPj,,,, tr. hat arrived on the Hancock
it ! i ? i i
n3QtlC3l InStrUmentS ;
Promptly Used aaa repaired.
Alarm Clinks Irom $1 uj.
Warranteil. 110 Eleventh St.
Next to Poatal Teleayrapk
I'crfcct I'lt Guaranteed. Low Prices.
Repairing nnd Cleaning Neatly Done.
Dr. J. H. Davis, i
of th pudding is In th eating
and the proof of liquor
IS IN SAMPLING
That's as argument that's
Ours will stand th teat.
HUGHES & CO.
J. A. Fastabentl
House-moving Tools for Rent.
Will Begtn to Leave the Phil
ippines the Latter Part
of This Month.
DISPATCHES FROM OTIS
Transports Returning With tbe
Sick and Wounded-Troops
Arrive In Good Health.
INSURGENTS CETTG WEARY
Slgo&of Dlslnttf ration InThclrRinks
Dally Ma.lfcsud War De
WASiiiN.iToN. Jl II. In reply to
ih, ml'., of AdjiiUiil.;n,Mi toriln la.t
iilcht In r iiiit'l to the return of vo!un.
i..-t ii.-n.-r,i oil. inhUA till, mim
ing Manila. M II AdjutantJeiieral,
n..liti.ei.: Th. vlunt-er. flr,'. to re.
l ii r:i .1 r i- rm at N' Kr". anil i'j m le
(ruin M;ili:a. at t J . fnml. It I expected
liiMt tr4MMx,r' nam arrlvuiK nil tak- i
!h' reiurf.iiii; vttlnnleerii. ;
"The vohin'"-M iir.d..r1(vl lh.it they
i:l Ii.im ! have f r the t'nliid B; ites
Ilio I it 1 1 r purl "t Ml1, nfinth, luit they j
kuoa th- ImpiirtatK-e of their pre-ni-e i
hi te nt hit lime, and accept the rrl. (
(I.e. hhli the t'nlti'l H'ateii' liitirt ,
make Imix ralhe The' IUih-im k ; mm
iiti rini; ih, harl"r. Tranp"rtii ri turn. '
Milt ihl. wi.'k curry Uk an. woundrd ;
im ti I h. ivntintlvania ami M. I'.uii ar;
nut Ii.iml: r in, .hd in touih.rn waters.,
!uh.r.. ih.v i.i.. I n r.-iaimd. h-n. , I
dliatili trnnp'irt. The Ni '.n and
.flev.laiil briiuuhi fri-lght and return
I wlilcmi Mr!u. rrt.
HaiH-k which Geiural Oil re -
i purls a. enuring the harbor, nailed from
'aii Kranclnii April Is. carrying tin
Tein .l!r; Infantry, and light battery
I K. r'lr.t artillery. I all 3t otllcera nnd MM
enlisted men. Colonel Jacob CUne,
i T.., i,..,,,,.. .s.mm.n.lina
littler dlKpatclu. from General Oil
I "Manila. May ll.-AdJutaiit.Ginir.il.
are eXirllent. there being uul two Ueatns
irtiroute. lhe of Private Dlco K. Jone
and Elmer H. Chevalier, companies L
I and K. Twenty-first Infantry, April 21
PROGRESS ItKING MADE.
Still another cablegram was received,
'.Manila. Jiay li. Aiijuioni-iiem-rai.
Wafhltigton: The situation Is as follow:
I Me nave succenien in pa.-ing aimy gun.
i Ihial to Caliimplt for use In the Rio
tirande. Railway connecfions with that
! point were secured tills week. The pas.
'rage of the stunbnata through the Muca-
tn lu. cminti y was hulled with Joyful dcm.
ointruilotK by the Inhiibltants. In the
country paed over by the troop, tern,
pornry civil udnilniMrutlon was liiaugu.
rated, utul protect Inn to Inhabitants
agalii!-! Insurgents' abuses given as far
"Signs of the Insurgent' disintegration
are dully manlfi stcd. The obstacle which
the minim! features of rhe country pre
sent can be overcome. OTIS."
NEWS IS Oilt.VTIKY INll.
The ciihles from (len. Otis were grat.
Ifing to otlii'lals of the war department,
portions of the dispatches regarding the
slluution were not made public, relating
it Is understood, to prospective move,
incut. The cubic regardltiK the return
of the troop Indicates that they are mak.
i.... ..luin..r i.i Iw until home hilt see
I the necessity of renialnltig until thty can
j be relieved by the regulars now on their
way to aid them.
Kl'SlON OK CA It NEC! IE
; Tend to the Harmonious Co-operation of
the Steel Interests Germany Makes
Enquires for a Large Order.
NEW YORK. May 11. Discussing trade
condition the Iron Age will say today:
Tim fusion of all the Carnegie interests
Into one large company and the with,
drawal of Andrew Carnegie from active
management Is th,. one leading top;c.
The slKiilhYhnoe of this event cannot be
gtiavi'd for some time to come, since the
personal element enters Into the matter
so largely, but the trade gmivally re.
gaids it as tending toward harmonious
co-operation of tlio largo Interests.
Whether ultimately this will lend to
fusion will probably depend upon later
The details of the new organisation nre
not yet In shape for publication.
There are many Indications that the
Iron markets are again reaching a crit
ical period and it will take the tact nnd
forbearance on the part of the producers
ami consumers alike to prevent another
sharp advance, The scarcity of pig Iron
and of steel m R.'ttlng more pronounced.
Our monthly pig iron statistics show that
the production of coke and anthracite
Iron during April only Increased 4.300
tons per week, while the furnace and
warrant stocks declined 4(i.70n tons. In
ol her words, production Is still In ex.
cess of current requirements, it Is true
that we are entitled to look forward to a
stendy Increase In the output east and
south, but experience thus far ha
taught tww slow that Is. The leading
(rrxluren r now notit up for th third
'lunrtrr and many beyond that prM,
Durlny the week the 'clat1 bfo-
mr furnac" huv axalo a1vtuic4
prlif. and liav gold what prompt Iron
thy ha). In the foundry I'on tr.i(i. the
murkrt 1im tlffanrd In ItiMad'lphla.
Chlaf and other dl.trttjiillnj pointa.
and warrant are now pretty well el'an.
ed up. Kvm fumacet now prparlna
t ko Into Maat hart much t( their ton.
An Inill'ation of the iiltuatJoo abroad
la furnlahed by aerlou Inquiry tor .
nit ton for ateel purpoee for Oerman
account. Of courae Dothlnf can bo
dune with It.
In !! the arcl(y la (trowing acuie,
one large conaurnlna; Intereat 1a known
io have purchased In the ctn'ral weat
a liirKe part of what ateel waaavallahle.
the quantity Involved belnf variously
rutlmaK-d at from IW.'W to W W ton..
"Die prde la reported to have been 13
at the mill.
The con.olldallon of the tube mill I
nearly completed and may be announced
In a few day. Th tonnage Involved U
l,ut ton. of nnlnhed tubular
prvlui'ta. A furthrr advance In mt-r.
(hum pi. ha. Iw-ii e.iabliahed. An
liitrreitlnK inquiry now In the market
la for JO mllea of W.lnth pip. Tnc fact
lhat .'in,, of the consolidation are atlll
In pro-t. of formation h&j hamwrfl
huini-i. while the advanre In price
d.-mand:d In other direction ha led
buy.r to hold off.
7 hi- ''ilvity of promoter ha now
turned to thr- rletn mill, many of
which aie r.ow undt-r option to prtlei
rndravorlng to cinaoUdat bar and boll
,ind nut concern.
( HI IH II TKfST HAS UEEN
KOItMEI IN NEW YOKK.
Prebyt,rlan Thurche of the Metropol
j About to Foot Int-rei In
I One Uody.
f N' VOUK. May ll.-An exirao-Hnary
jnioirment la on looi looamK io me con
..illdation of I're.byterlan corJ(fre)!tlon
in ihl. city, nome of them among the
rh h-vit In the United Bute, according
in th,. Tribune.
The ruiit,-rKation of tbe Madtton
avenue I'renbyterlan churi h lat nlitht
iinttiilmuu-ly decided In favor of consoli
dating with the Phillip Prebyttrlan
church, the firmer t-hurch to be old.
The Tribune ay:
I'oiullil.'ii. which have -xlt-l In tbe
diuri h fur Mime time w't have rendered
It liii-rit!lvely mceenary that there ahali
b wme radical change and general
j i-rooauiy a. no lime in na nisiory n
' Priibytcriatilsm In thin city b".n so
i-i.u.u i l i.n- ir
j -"' ''' Internal arlanct-a hav, de.
pieud the congregations and consequent
ly the withdrawal of existence of many j
i him he of this ect in New Y'ork.
Moreover, the constantly Increasing j
migration up town have left the churches (
which remain In the lower portion of the
city adly Olmlnlihed In financial re.
sources. The majority of them, in fact,
tiud it a hard struggle to hold on. and tt
Is no secret that a number of thi m are
laboring under monetary difficulties of
more or less degree.
It was this state of affairs that u-j
to the Fourth avenue church Inviting
the Thirteenth street church to join wlu.
every likelihood that negotiation will
be begun for the bringing together of
the Spring street church and the Thir.
teenth street church. The Spring street
church is without a pastor.
Hut a consolidation of much wider
scope and more Important possibilities
that Is being urged by Influential Pres. j
byterians. Is the combining of the Mad
Ison Square church, of which Dr. Park, j
hurst Is pastor; the Rrick church, which j
Dr. Van Dyke will leave In the near fu.
ture to take up the professorship he has
accepted at Princeton, and the Fourth '
avenue church. The properties upon
which these churches stand, it Is pointed
out. are extremity valuable, and could
be sold for a sum that would provide
for the building of a great central Pres-
liy:crian church, uml support branches
In various parts of the city, sitcli
Trinity church is enabled to maintain
wlth the rich funds in its nossessi. n.
The establishment of a great church results so far obtained have been uncer.
movement of this character Is blng j uln-
urged by prominent Presbyterians, for ' 0l,neral Greely statement says: "Since
the reason, as they assert, that it would Ith announcement of the tests In space
lend not only to lessen the financial j i-'legraphy by Senor Marconi, two years
strain of the other down town churches. t-'0- '"' subject has been under consld.
but would itive I'reshyterlanism the eratlon by the signal corps of the army,
strength and Impetus which it Is agreed aml fsontly experiments have been be
lt now stands much In need of. IKUn with Ih object of 'thorouirhly test.
That a consolidation of the three ,h? vl,le of ,n'ir means of com.
churehe will come about some time,
perhaps In a short time, is beyond ques
tion. Work has already Tj.gtin to that
end and It is only a matter of certain
conditions as to how long It will be be
fore It Is pushed to completion.
It Is equally certain that the Metropo(.
Itan Life Insurance company will sue.
ceed In purchasing the Madison Square
church. It now owns the whole side of
the block on Twenty-third street from
the Academy of Design to Madison
Square, and when the lease of the Ly
ceum theater runs out it will also ac
quire that site. The company's aim Is
to secure the whole block, and It Is gen.
orally agreed thatjtt U only a question
of a little patleneeo realise lis purpose.
WILL MAKE A EIGHT.
New York Grand Jury Expected
Indict Two Prominent Christian
NEW YORK. May ll.-The Worchester
county grand Jury which will meet at
White Plains on May 29. will lake up the
case of Mrs. Clarence Fowler. tn(. Chris
tian Selene healer: Llston Itarguet, Jr.,
and Ethel P.arguct, children of Mrs. Lls
ton Itaiituct. whose death they are
charged with hastening.
The district attorney says that he will
ak the grand jury to make a present
ment urging that the treatment of pa.
th ins by "silent, thought" be stopped ef
fectually. The memliers of tho Christian
Silence church In Mount Vernon have
called a meeting for next Sunday, when
a prominent member will adress them
nnd the inquost will be discussed.
The Christian Science Institute will
provide all the money to defend Its vo
taries and will put up rtubborn fight.
New York's Mayor Cables the
Manila Hero to First Land
at That City.
LONG ALSO TELEGRAPHED
Asked to Allow tbe Admiral to
Accept tbe Invitation Befon
REPORT OF GENERAL OTIS
Tbe Brlfale Has Lost but a Total of
Two HDQJrtJanl tljbty-FIve
U tbe Phlllpplee War.
NEW YORK, May 11-Tbe fallowing
ablegram wa ent by Mayor VanWyck
to Admiral Dewey today;
"The people of the city of New fork
b-ilre an opportunity to ofllciaily wel-
me you on your return borne. They
arneetly request that you flr.t reach
America at the city of New Tork, the
tnetropll of the we.tern hcmlipbere.
here the fullest opportunity can be
given the people of thi country to do
appropriate honor to a hero of the Span.
lh America war."
He also ent the following teKgram to
"The people of the city of New Tork
Intend to extend an i.fflclal welcome to
Admit al Drwey hm be comes to thi
city. It U their earnest desire that the
Kreat admiral nhould Aral reach the
American continent at the port of New
York. Thi-y lncere)y hope that tbe
rii.trd State navy department can so
tarrange his home coming.
RKltVRT OP GENERAL
WASHINGTON. May 11. Adfutanl
General Corbin today made public the
report of General Harrison Gray Oti.
commanding the First brigade. Second
division, Eighth army corps, givllng the
details uf operations In the Philippines
from the lt the the 31st of March.
The regimental commanders were Colo
nel Harry C. Kessler, First Infantry;
Colonel Fredrick Funston, Twentieth
I' Uf..,.,. ...I 11 . T .1.1.
I '-" ""'.
(commanding two battallton. Third Vnlted
j States artillery, (serving a. Infantry.)
Th """"i" ' " the
lotion. Malolc were 136. and
outbreak of the rebellion were S3, or
conslderably more than 10 per cent oi
the averag strength of the command
actually engaged in the campaign from
the first to the last
THE I'SEFl'LNESS OF '
Will Not Supplant Ordinary Method.
But is Invaluable for Military and
Other Government Purposes.
! WASHINGTON, May 11 -General Gr.e.
ly today made the first authoritative
statement as to the progress made In
I wireless telegraphy under the auspices
'of the I'nlted States signal corps. The
' Important conclusion Is reached by Gen-
s.,'ll oreety mat the wireless system Is
1101 IIKely 10 "uppiant tne ordinary meth-
I0'1 of telegraphic, communication as the
munloatton for military and other govern,
"That there is a field of usefulness for
space telegraphy is undoubted, but that
It will supplant to a material extent the
use ot wire for ordinary commercial
telegraphy Is not believed.
"Its value for connection between light
houses and lightships at sea and to re.
place (he ordinary flajr methods In use
between naval vessels Is should prove In.
valuable, since no kind of weather, nor
fog. darkness nor storm avail to affect
FAVOR OF ANNEXATION.
Bishop Hawlcy. of St. Johns, Says Pub
lic Sentiment Strongly Favors Com
lug Into American tTnlon.
MARSHALL, Mich.. May ll.-ight
Rev. Bishop Hawley, of St. Johns, N. F.,
administered confirmation In St. Mary's
church today to a largo class. In an In.
tervlew Pdshop Hawley said:
"Public sentiment of Newfoundland Is
more In favor of annexation to the United
States than of confederation wlih Can.
ada. This feeling has been accentuated by
Makes the food more
r I 1
B I 1
th fact that the country ha been ba.
frayed and drawn Into th mt (ham,
ful railroad contract by a Canadian ayn.
dlcat and Canadian politician. It a.
mounu to a virtual twlndllng of th
country out of UJ.OOO.noo railway and i
of our coal, mineral, our foreit and
"A d.nperat fight for our frlorn li
CHICAGO W1M, SHOW
A.N IMME.V8B INCREASE.
Evtlmated That the National Canau
Will Indicate a Population of
Over Two Million.
CHICAOO, May lL-Chlcago' actual
population at the prenent time I ap
proximately t.mjM. The canvaialng
work for the new city directory ihow
that the population ihl year will bo
The directory figure, however, do not
ta.k. Into consideration a conalderable
portion of the populHtlon which a na.
tional cenu doen. Taklr thi Into ac.
count and unlng the baal of account of
Superintendent FltXKerald of the chool
o-nu of lat year, the mathamatlclana
hav d-riM that Chicago waa mora than
aafely put th f.M.004 mark, and that
the cerunni of next year that taken by
the gneral government would prova L
8uprlntendrt Fltxgerald, wboae chool
cemu of lat year ha the reputation
of being an unmually careful one, be
llevea that the actual population of tha
city la now about i.uffi.M). and that It will
be cloe to tVD.V In 1M0.
A MEDIEVAL fclSCOVERy.
MONTREAL. May 11. A remarkabla
t.tmoi.:ration to'k plaj:e at St. !l!alr.
Wue.. ynterday. Caterplllara. which lunt
ytar played havoc with apple and ugar
on hard. e,m to b more numeioui and
vigorous than, before. A crunad against
them wa formally opened In the parish
church here, where ma wa o!cmn!xd
after which a re'.lglou procession, head,
ed by the priest and censor toy, fol
loaed by I'll or more parishioner,
marched through th Infected ki...
villi fervent prayers asking divine a.
in toeir battle asainit the
ATHOLIC CONTROVERSY SETTLED.
KANSAS CITY. May ll.-A controversy
of 10 years standing was settled by the
Catholic Knight of America today when
the annual convention voted to admit
women to the order. Yesterday a reso.
Union proponing this change In the con
.titutlon was voted down. Today there
was a. complete change of front. At
this afternoon' session a reconsidera
tion of yesterday's action was moved
j and carried. .. .
FILIPINOS ORDERED DEPORTED.
SAN FRANCISCO. May ll.-The 13
Filipino who arrived here on the steamer
City of Peking1 a week ago have been or
dered deported by a special board of in.
qtilry appointed by Immigration Com.
missioner North. The party con.ls's or
13 adults and two children. Unless at
appeal is taken they will probably re.
turn home on the next steamer bound"
to the Orient. .......
STREET RAILWAY CONSOLIDATION,
SEATTLE. May 1L A consolidation Of
six of the eight street railway companies
In this city ha been effected. C. A.
Stone and L. J. Webster, representing;
Boston capital, are at the head of the
new organlxation which will be Incorpor
ated either In New Jersey or In New
York. Th, capital stock cf the company
will be P.OfiO.nan. The company will ask
for a forty year franchise of the city
OTtPEREn TO MANILA.
SPOKANE. May 11 A sergeant, two
corporals and 13 men of company M.
Twemy.fournh Infantry, from the post
nt this city left here today to garrison
at Fin Sherman. Idaho, relieving a de
tachment of the Fourth cavalry, which
has been ordered wKh the remainder
of that regiment In this country, tn Man
ila. H ILL EMRARK AT 'FRISCO.
WASHINGTON. May 11-Tbe war de.
partment will not send any more troops
io Manila by way of New Tork and
Sue canal. All tke troops now under
orders for Manila, or to be ordered there
dtir'ng the next few months, will he sent
by way of San Francisco.
GRAND REUNION PROPOSED.
CHARLESTON. S. C. May 11.-AH
effort is being made here to bring about
a grand reunion of tbo Confederate a.nd
Union veterans, and the matter will ba
formally presented to the t'onitnerate
Veterans Association tomorrow.
MINERS AGAINST ANXEXATIO...
SALT LAKE. May 11. The convention
of the Western Federation of Miners
today passed a strong resolution against
the annexation of the Philippine Islands.
TO PUT DOWN FAITH CTTRTSTS.
NEW YORK. May 11.-Presldent Mich,
a-d C. Murphy, of the board of health,
has begun an active campaign against
all persons whom he considers to com
under the head of "faith cureers."
HILL PACK FROM LONDON.
NEW YORK, May 11. Among the pa,
sengers who arrived on the steamer Teu
tonic today was J. J. Hill, president of
the Great Northern Railway.
delidous and wholesome