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ASTOKIA, 0KK00N, TUURSDAY MORNING. AUGUST II. 1809
J4S f ir i i . i i-i i m na n i i
Our naw lint, Crouae A Drandag'
make, hM bean elocld not only with
a vl.w to tli desirability of tha atria
and pattern but alao pit account of
uparlor wearing qualltle.
Lithographing on Tin a Specialty.
Sao Francisco. Cal. Astoria. Ore. Falrnaven. Wash.
Writ tJai for Prlmmm
Here Is a List
Ot some High Grade Goods at moderate prices
RALSTON HEALTH POODS In great vnrlcti
ROSS, HIGGINS & CO
Heut Zealand Fife Insurance Go
Of New Zealand.
W. P. Thomae, Mgr., San Franclaco.
UNLIMITED LIABILITY OF SHAREHOLDERS.
Subscribotl Cnpitnl . $5,000,000
Paid-Up Capital . . . . 1,000,000
Assots in United Statos . . 300,000
Surplus to Policy Holders 1,718,792
Has been Underwriting on the Tneific Coast over Twenty-two year?.
SAHUEL ELMORE & CO.,
Resident Agents, Astoria, Oregon
Our Fall and Winter atocks of th
vary brat make and vary lateat ityllei
hav. been recalv.d and fur low prloa
and axoollent valuta cannot ba equaled,
I'om.i 12th Streets.
All atwl ranges li-cutine you unfortunnlidy
bought a cheap one. Uuy a
They art) warranted in evrry particular, by a
firm C'i yonrs in tht tusineM
BOB IJOND ftTRRET
New Crape and
Waterman Fountain Pens
liux Daeoroled Paper
and Knvetopen.-ioo J
fresh from the mills.
AK0MAT1C SI'ICES fltinrnntecd the finest.
T1LLMAX.VS 1'UKB EXTRACTS.
CHASE & SANBOKN'S COITEES are tin
rivalled. Together with a host of other
FeeUnfTbflt Something Will Be
Reveahdln Dreyfus Case.
GENERALS ARE DIVIDED
VulouiCtlquti for Protccuttoi DIs-
f ruotttd an J They May Exptsa
PENNKH. Au. JO-The air of Hen.
nra thla vniln la DIM wlih rumora
of cnilra'lra and prvdlctlona of a
tHiupa ie tlirati-r, but nothing praclaa
can b acrlaliird. (Jfncral Mercltr'a
altltuda dutinf lh laat ft-w day hut
myatinvd hla follow. ra In the caae. Ha
la extremely rlrvrr, and t tie (rneral
fwllnc la that ho la prxirln( aoma
thlng the tilatt-ncv of which will b
rvvralcd In a f.w daya.
It la no iv acorptt-d aa beyond quea
lion thnt thvrff la a avrlnu dlvlalun of
opinion on th part of the (tnerala,
Whlla tha raaa waa running amoothly
agalnat Captain Drryfua. thvy all pull
ad togi'ther, but alnre tha data of tha
avl.lenca brgan to turn In hla favor, aa
waa notably tha raav during tha teatU
mxiy of Caiitaln Prvyatnwtfr and
Cvlnol Cvrdlcr, which ha proved
much mor damaging th gantrat
ataff than th latter anticipated, Mr
lain dividing lima have become manl
feat batveen the varloua cllquee. Gen
eral Rogrt Major Lauth, Captain Culg
net and II. Orlbrlln, the principal
keeper if the aivhlvee of th war of.
flee, form one coterie; Ouneral, Mer
cler and General Oona, form another;
and General Billot and General Pe
Iloladeffre, a third.
Aeconllng to one report tha flrat two
coterlua Inu-nd.-d to throw over General
do Uolmlfffm. whom tbey (mI to ba
faltering and declare that he la reepon
alble for all the error, and lllegalltle
of the courtmartlal or 1N4, thua making
him a acapegout. Acronllng to another
report General Roget, who waa not
Implicated In 1S9I, will cut hlmaelf loOM
from Generala Mercler and Gona and
Thla la a plauiOule hyiMitheala, alnce
A aplendld lot of tha celebrated
Bouthern Oregon peachea Juat
In abundance and of all vai
The moat complota aelectlon In
the city and all freah and crlap.
Prompt delivery to
all parts tf the city
and outside points.
Foard & Stokes Co.
Will Ilk. It; ao will tha cook.
Star Estate Range
Satlafy all who uaa th.m.
i psj rwV'if Wi fTi
If your batter halt doea th. cookinn,
that la an adtllttanal reaaon why there
ahould ba a Star Eatat. Rang. In your
kitchen. The ui. of them prevent, worry
W. J. BCUIiLT. AfMt,
131 Bond Street
Roget baa aaaumad throughout tha rol.
of defender of tha army, thua making
hlmaelf popular with tha army and
with a larga aectlon of tha country,
and ha would probably not loa
by acpMratlng hlrnaelf from tht
wrong diH-ra of Ml and declaring that
hla opinion had been changed by the
evidence given during tha prearnt trial.
Vet another atory I that the generala
are going to give way to the authorahlp
of the bordereau In view of the atrong
expert evidence, and will admit that
Eaterhiy wrote It, alleging however,
that Dreyfua fumlahed tha Informa
tion, not direct to Katerhaiy but to
another peraoti who acted aa Intermed
iate without Preyfua knowing Eater.
haay. Theae rumora may ba without
foundation but la any tvent ara aymp
tomatlc of tha feeling In Rennea that
aomdhlng la going on under tha aur
fac and that the complexion of tha
trial may ba altered by aome coup at
In the matter of evidence today, it
waa quite a Preyfua day, only tha dep.
oaltion of tha laat witneaa. General
de Loyo, being unfavorable.
AN AMERICAN DREYFUS
Captain Carter'a Counael Baya Hla
Client Uaa Not Had a Fair Trial.
CHICAGO. Aug. lO.-Frank' P.
Klalr, counael for Captain O. M. Car
ter, of tha United Btatea engineer
corpa. in the court martial which con
victed that officer of robbing the gov
ernment and aenl.nced blm to dlamla
aal from the army, to a term of Ave
yeara In the penitentiary and to pay a
fine of 110,900, baa received a brief pre
pared for hla client by Wayne Mc-
Veagh, of Pennaylvanla, The brief la
addreiuwd to Attorney General Grlgga.
who la expected to review It and pre-
aent IiU opinion of th caae to tha
The brief place, th. convicted man
on a pedratal with Dreyfua. Mr. Mc
Veagh arguing that there la the cloaeat
analogy In the caeea of the two men.
The attorney alao devote, a conalder
able proportion of hla JS.000 word, to
atacking member, of th. court martial.
Mr. JlcVeagh declarea that hla client
haa not aaked and will not aak for
"mercy." from tha prealdent. It la
not a pardon wWch be la demanding
but a fulr trial and the "orderly and
natural reference of the caae would be
to the attorney general, the appointed
law advlaor of the prealdent," where I:
haa been taken. Under the clrcum
atancea, however, the lawyer come
forward with another propoaltlon to
aubj.-ct the whole caae to the review
of a civil court.
THE CUBAN CENSUS.
intended aa a Preliminary 8tep to Ea
tabllah a Permanent Form ot
WASHINGTON. Aug. S0.-U la ex
pected that the presidents proclama
tion relating to the taking of th. cen
aua In Cuba will be made public at
Havana very aoon. Althought It la
wet) known that th. taking of the cen
aua la Intended aa preliminary atepa
to th. eat&bllahment of a republican
form of government In Cuba, It la pos
itively .tated at th. wax department
that there la nothing in the cenaua
proclamation to conflict the aasertlon
that the United Statea Intenda to give
Immediate Independence to Cuba.'
The taking of the cenaua will be fol
lowed by municipal election, and the
inaugratlon of autonomy in localltle.
where It la practicable. The withdrawal
of American troopa and the termina
tion of the existing military govern
ment la not looked for, at the earliest,
for aevernl months yet.
The r.lectric IJoctor.
I Intend to remain in Astoria
for 30 days only. In order to
thoroughly demonstrate to
those Interested In my work
that I have through scientific
research at last found the cor
rect system of applying electri
city to the human body as a
curative agent for nervous and
chronic diseases. I point with
pride to my past record In the
state of Oregon as the perma
nent cures that my proprietary
home treatments have accom
plished and are accomplishing
every day as proof that I have
the correct system. Call on me
at my office and Investigate.
Now don't think I am claim
ing too much when I say that
I read diseases correctly by
electricity; find diseased organs
and locate defects without ask
ing questions. If you doubt
to my ability, call and Investi
gate for yourself.
STYNER, the Electric Doctor,
Main Street House, 159 9th St.
Advice and Electrical Disease
Hours from 10 to dally.
Democrats Nomioate McLtan for
Governor of Obto.
Calcuo Platform Endorsed, TnU
id Aiflo AaerlCM AllUict 6p
(OMl, taperUHsm CoBJenntl-
ZANESVILLE, O., Aug. M.-The
democratic atat. conv.tlon cloaed to
day after a day of dramatic playe.
While there were a half doien other
candidate, for governor, the John R.
McLean men claimed everything with
auch confidence that they undertook to
bo magnanimoua In minor parta, al
though they were at the same time
careful that their star candidate waa
not eel! peed.
They dated early In the day that the
flrat ballot would have none ot "tha
second choice" vote for McLean, that
none of the reaervea would be called
out till the aecond ballot and that all
the candidate, would have their respec
tive vote, on the flrat ballot In thla
play McLean waa nominated on the
first ballot by half a vote, and the fig'
urlr.g waa ao close that the dramatic
scene of the change, on the second bal
lot with the "aecond choice" reserves
flocking to McLean' standard, did not
It la claimed that McLean could have
had ITS votes, out of the SOX on the
first ballot Instead of 402H. and that
he would have had over 600 on the
second ballot At any rate the dele
gates all voted for their local favor
ites on the first ballot, and thus the
program for complimenting them
carried out without the leader drawing
from any of hi. competitor After the
adoption of the majority report on ere
dentlala, the McLean men felt that they
could make any play of balloting that
The ticket, aa completed, follow.:
Governor, John R. McLean, Hamll
Lieutenant governor, A. W. Patrick.
Supreme Judge, Dewitt C. Badger, of
Attorney general, J. W. Dore, of
Auditor, George W. Slgafooa,
Treasurer, James L. Gorman,
Member ot the board of public works,
Fletcher D. Marlln, of Lake.
CHAIRMAN MOONET'S ADDRESS.
Hon. William Moody, temporary
chairman, on opening the convention
made an address. In part aa follows:
"There will be today no contest
to the platform declaration which our
party will make. There Is no differ
ence of opinion. The democratic party
of Ohio stands squarely upon every
plank of the Chicago platform ot 1S9&
We believed In it then and we believe
in it now.
"The people who sent us here do not
believe In a double standard of dem
ocracy. In 1S96 the test was 'Are you
loyal to the platform V and that Is the
Ohio test today.
"The party In Ohio Is too thoroughly
honest, too completely convinced, too
desperately In earnest to desire to be
misunderstood. The reaffirmation of
the national platform docs not elimi
nate, and does not fall to both recog
nise and emphasize that w. demand
the free and unlimited free coinage of
both gold and silver at the ratio of 1$
to 1 without waiting for the consent
or assistance of any nation on earth.
"We charge that the trusts ot the
country own this administration and
that their title to tt waa acquired by
purchase, and until Mr. Hanna la de
throned, we Insist that the trusts will
continue, as now, to be In possession
of their property so acquired.
"We charge that the republican
party, as at present controlled stands
for, If It has not already entered Into,
an Anglo-American alliance. The dem
ocratic party ha no desire to adopt
for the United States, upon any subject
of governmental concern, any but an
American policy. We have no desire,
we precelve no necessity to aid Great
Britain In the maintenance of a British,
policy anywhere, and with full confi
dence In the strength of our cause and
country, we ask no aid from Britain in
maintains an American policy any
where that it la necessary or desirable
to maintain one. We adhere to the
"In condemning the doctrine of im
perialism we In no manner abandon our
soldiers In the field. But, at the same
time, whenever a purse proud, trust
controlled administration dares our flag
or force agalnat a people fighting for
the Ood-glven right to rul them
aelve-whenever the sum total of a
people offending I. that they desire
to be free, It will be the duty of tha
democratic party to be brave enough to
expose the pretence, to tear the mask
from the covered face of fraud and
greed and avarice and proclaim that
the recognition of auch a war for auch
purpo 1. un-American and mutt be
brought to a close. .
W affirm that the war In th. Phil
ippines, a at present ' conducted. 1
one of criminal agsreeelon and w. find
no difference In th situation, th ad
ministration occupies than the on oc
cupied by Spain In the Philippine be
for th surrender. Whatever light
we have were acquired by purcnas
from Spain; our right I no higher.
"The name of the candidate for the
presidency next year appear. In th.
resolution of every committee of every
convention held In the state of Ohio
thla year. Tru to th people, devoted
to their Interests, gifted with wisdom
to discern the right and possessed of
eloquent: and courage to declare and
defend it, the exponent of every prin
ciple declared to be democratic, th un
compromising foe to all at variance
with the people best Interest the un
questioned leader of a reunited demo
cratic, bis name tremble on your
lips, and trust and confidence In his
honesty and capacity abide In your
hearts; an Ideal candidate, stronger In
defeat than his opponent In victory.
be Is demanded by the democray of
Ohio and the democracy of the country
aa our standard bearer In 1900 Wil
liam Jennings Bryan."
EXPCCTS WAR TO COME.
A British Resident's Opinion on the
SEATTLE. Aug. JO.-Davld L. Wil
son, who claims to be an agent of the
British government and to have Im
portant papers for the home office has
arrived here en route to London from
Mr. Wilson says that he has no
doubt that there will be a war.
I have been three year In the
Transvaal, and know the leaders of the
Boer government well. President Kru
ger does not want war.: He Is now an
old and infirm man. As such he has
not the control of the cabinet that he
had once. The cabinet Is composed of
young blood, who want independence
and who. I may aay, will never give up
until they have either attained It or
ben wiped out of existence by the En
gllsh forces. This la why I say there
will be war.
The story sent out that General Jou-
bert has found that the reserve shells
In the Pretoria forts are Ineffective Is
probably true. A partial knowledge of
this fact has been known for some
time In British military circles. Tfccre
will be no trouble In replacing the am
munition however. :
General Joubert, I know personally,
Is opposed to war. Ha will lead the
Boer foroea when war comes. He Is a
fighter, a man of courage and will aim-
ply be a sacrifice to his ambition.
When the blow la .truck it w".l be
a fatal- one In the Transvaal, ine
British have for montha been massing
troopa and are practically ready at .this
time. If necessity demanded Immediate
Mr. Wilson takes Issue with the sug
gestion that Hon. . Joseph Chamber
lain Is n any! way responsible for the
trouble. " ' " " "
SQUIRE AN EXPANSIONIST.
The Ex-Senator Sees Great Possibili
ties for Trade Between Pacific
Coast and the Orient.
NEW YORK, Aug. SO. Ex-Senator
Watson S. Squire, of Washington, who
la about to leave for Seattle, said to
night: 'I am an expansionist. I would not
be happy without it. The gold In Al
aska and the other minerals as well
rs the wealth of lumber have given
thnt country a great Impetus and the
United States is benefited thereby. I
believe that under the wise control and
guardshlp of the United States the
Philippines will expand and grow and
flourish wonderfully as will Hawaii and
our other possessions. All of this traf
fic must go through the Pacific coast
cities and Seattle Is sulfated In an Ideal
position to reap a wholesome harvest.
think that the people of that section
of the country realise this and much
capital Is being Invested In perman
ent enterprises that will help the coun
try wonderfully. The people are happy
and labor Is hard to get at any price. I
am going home to participate In the
jv uf -
Makes the food more delicious and wholesome
Insular Commission Submits tt-
fort to Secretary Root.
AMERICAN SYSTEM PR0VICED
si il r j . i- ' r--H '
Code Abroiites All Spiitst Laws and
Royal Decrees-Will Be SolV .
Ittel to Cong-res,
WASHINGTON, Aug. JO.-The In
sular commission, which haa been pre
paring a cod for Porte Rico, ba com
pleted Its labor and submitted It re
port to Secretary Root today. This
code Is drafted with a view of engraft
ing the laws of the United State upon
the old Spanish laws In force In th .
island at the time of the ceaaloo. The
commission will cease to exist tomor
While the United States maintain
control ot the island, this code could
be regulated by promulgation by the
president It is said, however, that th
whole .natter will be submitted to con
gress. The code abrogates all 8 pariah
law and royal decree and all (fstema
The American court system la pro
vided; the supreme court, the district
court, the probate court, Justice of
peace and police courts In the cities.
Also the federal court to have exclus
ive Jurisdiction over all federal ques
tions, and concurrent Jurisdiction In
civil and criminal matters. The Isl
and Is divided Into seven districts, with
complete system of country and town
No provision Is made tor elections,
the commissioners stating they are
abundantly satisfied that the people
of Porto Rico are not ready to exercise
the election franchise. "
NEW RABBI FOR PORTLAND.
Rev. Dr. Wise ot New Tork Will Prob
ably Accept a Call to the Port
NEW TORK, Aug. S0.-Rev. Dr. Ar
thur Stephens Wise, .who haa been a
rabbi of the B'Nai Jesuren synagogue, .
Madison avenue and ath street, for
the last six years, has received a call
to the synagogue at Portland, Oregon.
Although he has made no official re
sponse. It Is probable that he win ac
cept His call asks that he take charge
of the synagogue at Portland on Aug
ust 1, 1909, for five years at an annual
salary of J.i.OOO.
Dr. Wise last night said:
"I cannot state at the present time
what my decision will be, as I have
not yet had time to speak with my
friends. Still I cannot conceive ot a
more inviting and promising field of
religious work for a Jewish minister
than that offered In a populous city In
the great west, . .There one can find
large Jewish communities without the
benefit of religious ministration. I be
lieve I will find In those western cittea
abundant opportunities for spreading
the cause of Zionism, In, the further
ance of which I have sought to labor
during the last three years."
" , '
Mexican Plan to Control thertr,.
. Oceanic Canal and Afford V
Mutual Protection. i i '
CITT OF MEXICO, Aug. SO.-AnVifi.
Inent lawyer, belonging to tha con
servative party, publishes In Kl Tiem
po, an elaborate plan for an alliance
of all Latin-American republics In
league for mutual protection.
According to this plan the league Is
to be formed for a period of 26 years
and do commence Its existence with
the first year of the coming century.
There shall be a general assembly of
delegates from all nations In the
league. The supreme assembly shall
have control of the combined fleets of
the contracting powers and shall also
have eminent control over an inter
oceanic canal, which the new confed
eration shall construct in Central
America. The nations in the leneu
shall submit to compulsory arbitra
tion of all International nuetlnn
The supreme assembly shall establish
concord between church and th
members of the confederation.
El Mundo ridicules the scheme aa
Impracticable and opposed to the
wishes of the libera) party in the