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ASTORIA, OREGON, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1890.
Sirs. Senator Baker died atTacoma.
McKinley is satisfied with the result.
The farmers alliance won a victory in
An extensive fire occurred afcVacaviUe,
The farmers allianco made a winning
Returns from Colorado show a republi
South Dakota waa carried by the far
mer's alliance. ' -m
California oonlinuea to increaw it3 re
publican majority. li
A fire at Hartford, Connelicut, vaiused
a loss of $100,000.
Hiram Basselt, a prominont Mason,
di?d at Louisville, Ky.
A fire in Philadelphia destroyed $185,
000 worth of property.
Carroll will not contest tho election of
Wilson in Washington.
John JL Palmer will succeed Farwell
as senator from Illinois.
An incendiary fire at Trnckee, Cal.,
caused a loss of $100,000.
"Well's prain elevator at Buffalo, N. Y.
was burned; loss S200.000.
Hopkins, Eep., is elected in the Six
teenth Pennsylvania district. ,
Snow, Dem., is elected from tho Ninth
Illinois congressional district.
Highwaymen relieved a Tacoma mer
chant of his money and a watch.
Tho "Bunko" Kelly caso will be de
cided by Judge Deady on Monday. 1
The republicans in Pennsylvania hava
a majority of fifty-six on joint ballot.
A Tribune "Washington spoial saj a an
extra session is an imperative necessity.
Mark Haney was shot and killed at
Booth, Placer county, during the elec
tion. Tho republicans claim the election of
Poorman in the Seventeenth Ohio dis
trict. Charles Armstrong was shot and fatally
wounded in a saloon at Fnirhavon,
Tho switchmen in the Illinois Centre 1
Railroad vards nt Freeport, Ilia., have
It is thought that Choynski will whip :
Fogarty in his coming match in the
Both parties in New Hampshire still
claim tho legislature but tho democrats
secure both congressmen.
Pw-sideiit Huntington of the Southern
Pacific denies tho reported pnrchnso of
coal fields in Washington.
Official returns from twouty-sovou
counties out of 103 in Illinois show a net
gain of 10,000 for tho democrats.
The British iron birk Kmbellon is out
48" days from Androsson to Pnget Sound
and it is thought she has bsrn Ins.
Colonel Markbnm, "overnor elrct of
California, has sent a congratulatory
letter to the chairmau of I ho republican
Isadore Cook, elected sheriff on the
democratic tickot at Eau Claire, Wis.,
died from tho effeota of excitement
caused by tho election.
The reputed world beater, the steam
ship Howard Cassard, was launched at
Baltimore yeaterday; it is claimed the
vessel will mako thirty-five miles an
Eubnnks, the Loj Gatoj, Cain., mur
derer, who killed his fifteen year old
daughter because she would not give
him her earnings, must be hanged; the
supreme court confirmed tho judgement
in the case.
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GROUP, WHOOPING COUGH and
Bronchitis immediately relieved by
FURTHER ELECTION HEWS
Cheering Letter From California's
THE GOLDEtf STATE ON TOP.
McKinley is Satisfied and Tells Why-
Ooniplete Returns Prom
B peclal by Tho UjaTKD rnn-s.
San Fiuxcisco, Nov. 6. Colonel
Marklmm in a letter of congratulation
to Oliairman Stump, of the republi.
can state cantral committee to-day
"We have won a victory that will bo
handed down in the history of this
state, unsurpassed, and when -we see
what has happened to our party in
the East we have a right to demand
double congratulations from every re
publican state in the Union for our
fidelity to the cause."
ITlcKinlcy Ik Satisfied.
Special to Tiik Astoriax.1
Oantox, Nov. 6. McKinley 6aid
this afternoon to a reporter that,
while coucedius his probable defeat
by rt sranll majority, he is greatly sat
isfied with the result. He said, the
issue was between a protective
tariff and a tariff for rev
enuo only. It was clear and
distinct and nothing else entered into
the canvass. His bill was tho center
of assault and the result he regards as
a signal victory as a majority of over
2,900 democratic votes in his district
last year was reduced lo about 200
this year. Ho carried his own ward
and the city and county by a large
majorities, showing unprecedented
San Fkanscisco. Not. G. The lat
est returns from the interior denote
no material change from previous
figures. The state legislature will bo
almost solidly republican and the
chances are that the entire congres
sional delegation will also be repub
lican, as the latest reports from the
first district give tho republican can
didate over one hundred more votes
than his opponent.
Chicago, Nov. C Chairman Jones
of tho republican state central com
mittee concedes the legislature to tho
democrats, but claims tho election of
the lepublicau state ticket by from
6,000 to 8,000. The democratic stato
central committee is unwilling to con
cede tho claims of Jones in regard to
tho state ticket Tho official returns
from twenty-seven counties out of 103
in the state, show a net gain . f 10,000
for the democrat state ticket.
Judging from the latest returnsSena
tor Fnrwcll says he will not be Iho
next senator from Illinois, but John
M. Palmer will.sncceed to Ibn honor.
SruixoFiEEb, Nov. 6. General
Palmer this evening received a tele
gram from Carthage saying that Ed
wards and Myers, the two democrats,
are shown by the official count to have
been elected to tho legislature. Gen
eral Palmer, on reading this dispatch
said: "This makes 103 democrats on
the joint ballot, a majority of one."
Tho 103, the general explained, in
cluded the F. M. B. A. men, all three
of whom he claimed were pledged to
support him on a ballot for United
Kankakee, Uov. 6. Indications
now point to tho election of H. W.
Snow, Dem.," as congressman from the
Ninth district. Payson, Eep., carried
this district by 2,000 majority in 1888.
Kansas Grrr, Nov. 6. There is now
but little doubt that the next Kansas
legislature, on a joint ballot, will be
under control of the farmers' alliance
and the democrats combined, and pos
sibly the alliance will have a majority.
This means sure defeat for Senator
Ingalls. Returns from the country
districts are coming in slowly, and
both republicans and alliance men are
claiming the victory in the guberna
torial contest, but so far, Willets, Al.,
is in the lead. In the First congres
sional district an official count will be
necessary to determine whether Moon
light, Dem., or Broderiok, Eep., is
elected! The remaining-six congress
men were elected by the alliance party.
Will Not Contest. '
Special to The Asiobiax.J
Tacoma, Nov. 6. Thos. Carrol,
when interviewed by the United Press
reporter to-day said:
"I am satisfied with the result and
shall not contest Mr. Wilson's seat in
congress, and although lam certain
that fraud was used in many 'cases
and that the democratic house would
seat me, I believe Mr. "Wilson's ma
jority would offset all fraudulent
votes. Hence 1 will not contest."
Nov. 6.- -Boyd,
Omaha, Nov. 6.--Boyd, Dem., is
elected governor by from 4,000 to
5,000 plurality. Most of the republi
can state ticket, below the governor,
is elected. The farmer's alliance have
the legislature, two congressmen and
most of the county officers.
Concobd, Nov. 6. The republicans
concede the election of Daniel, Dem.,
in the Second congressional district
This gives the democrats the two con
gressmen from this state. Both parties
claim the legislature.
Concord, Nov. 6. Returns from all
but nine towns'give Tuttle for gov
ernor, 40,586; Amsden,Dem., 40,000;
Fletcher, Pro., 1,277. The republi
cans have elected congressmen in the
Third an Fourth districts and the dem
ocrats carry the Fifth; both claim the
first There is no choice in the
Second. The republicans claim thir
teen senators and concede eight to the
democrats, with.no choice for the re
maining three. The democrat claim
ten, concede twelve to the republicans
and say there is no choice in the other
two. The republicans claim ten to
twenty majority in the house and the
democrats claim from jswo to sixteen.
Denvek, Nov. 6. Unofficial returns
give Townsend 3,685; Eoutt, 3,644.
The republicans elect the rest of the
ticket except superintendent of public
instruction and attorney-general. The
legislature, on a joint ballot, will
stand, 47 republicans, 26 democrats, a
majority gain of 14. This insures Mr.
Teller's re-election to the United
Cleveland, Nov. 6. Official re
turns from ""Wayne, Holmes and
Medina counties and complete un
official returns from Stark county
give Warwicks a majority over Mc
Kinley in the Eleventh district at 220.
Tho republican state committee still
claim the election of Foorman, Eep.,
m tho Seventeenth district.
MiNireAPOiis,Nov. 6. The latest re
turns from South Dakota show that
the result i3 an alliance victory and
that Boucks has been elected governor.
The legislature will also be alliance,
thus insuring the defeat of Senator
Wahkiakum County, AVasli.
CathtiAMEt, Nov. 6. Complete re
turns from Eureka, Cathlamet, Ska
mokawa, Brookfield, Crooked Creek,
Gray's River and. Deep River, Waki
akum county, "Washington, give the
following combined majorities for tho
For permanent capital: Olympia
221. Cengress: "Wilson 75. Senater:
Forsyth 33. Representative: Megler
99. Atterney: Polworth, Dem., 251.
Clerk: Carlton 175. Auditer: Har
vey 179. Sheriff: Howard, Dem., 122.
Corener: Jaeck 2SS. Surveyer:
Smith 45. Treasurer: "West 333.
Commissioner, First district: "Win
ters, Dem., 61. Second district: Carl
son 36. Third district: Olmstead 40.
School superintendent: O'Connor,
Dem., 232. "Assesser: Howard, Dem.,
124. All are republicans except as
PmiiADEiiprnA, Nov. 6. Complete
returns on the state legislature show
that the republicans have a majority
of fifty six on joint ballot.
"WhiUamsport, Nov. G. Tho offi
cial count for congress in the Six
teenth district is just completed. Hop
kins, Rep., is elected by a majority
TRUCKEE HAS A HARROW ESCAPE
Ail Iuceniiary Fire Startei Dnrin
a Heavy Gale of f M
Special bvTho Usitkd Press.
Tkuokee, Nov. G. A fire was dis
covered in a wood pile on First street
about midnight this morning. Tho
wind was blowing a huricane at tho
time and all the buildings on East,
Main and Front streets were de
stroyed. Fortunately tho wind shifted and
the tlames which threatened the en
tire town were checked. The fire was
tho work of an incendiary, and the
loss will reach 100,000: insurance
SHOT BY A TOUGH.
ITIan Fatally "Wounded In a
Special to The Asioria-.1
FAiRHAVEN.TVash., Nov. 6. Charles
Armstrong, foreman of the longshore
men here was shot in the head this
morning in a saloon by a tough charac
ter named Philip Brady. Assistance
was procured. Armstrong is still alive
but his recovery is doubtful. The
shooting was entirely unprovoked.
Special to The Astouiak-I
Freeport, IU., Nov 6. The
switchmen employed in the Illinois
Central railroad yards went out on a
strike to-day. The grievance is that
the yardmen are not paid sufficient.
Big Fire in Philadelphia.
Special to Tub Astoria.!
JtfTTTTiADEiiPiiiA, jnov. o. Jtire on
Washington avenue to-night caused a
loss ol cioo.uuv, ot wnicn ine Jrenn
sylvania Bailroad Company lo3e 100,-
UOU by the burning ot their storage
warehouse. The balance of the loss i3
on property owned by P. G. Tomson.
Success Killed. Ilini.
Eau CiiAire, "Wis., Nov. 6. Isadore
Cook, elected sheriff Tuesday on the
democratic ticket, died this morning
from a collapse following the excite
ment caused by the success ot his
party. He was very far gone with pul
A Fatal Cave.
Special to The Astokiah.1
Doylestowx, Pa., Nov. 6. A wall,
in course of construction under a
stone pier supporting the railroad
track at Swartley's flour mill, gave
way this afternoon, burying several
workmen. Daniel Taylor and Sam
uel Beyert were crushed to death and
Wm. Pettit was badly injured.
The Way Klaac Clear.
One of the most serious obstacles to suc
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the middle ol the road to health. How to
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puigatlves. They who havcused them con
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which unites theaction of aregnlating med
icine for the bowels with that of a tonic
both for those organs, the liver and the
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sanctioned by the best medical authority,
and receiving daily the indorsement of our
fellow countrymen. "With this effectual,
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THTETY-PI7E MILES AM H0UB.
Pootpads at Work in Tacoma
A Vessel's Long Voyage
General Bews Botes.
Special by The United Pbkss 1
BaiiTMobe, Nov. 6. Ten thousand
people cheered the reputed world
beater, Howard Cassard, as she was
successfully launched at Locust point
to-day. The ways spread and broke
as the vessel went off, which momen
tarily shifted her temporary ballast,
but she was immediately righted, but
not before having partly at least
proven that she cannot be capsized.
It is claimed that this iron steamship,
which is constructed on the Fryer
plan for the Arrow Steamship Com
pany, is capable of making thirty-five
miles an hour, and will revolutionize
THAT SPECIAL. SESSION.
It is Demanded, as an Imperative
New York, Nov. 6. A Tribune's
Washington special says: The elec
tion of a democratic house makes it
the duty of the present congress to
pass an apportionment law more im
perative than ever, for the reason that
tho democratic majority in the Fifty
second congress could not be trusted
to deal with that subject With the
democrats it is purely a partisan ques
tion, and their conduct in regard to
it would be shaped and controlled by
partisan motives, regardless of the re
quirements ot the constitution or the
demands of equity. They fully realize
that proper apportionment of represen
tatives will seriously impair their pros
pects of success in the presidential
election of 1892, and if they had power
to postpone the enactment of an ap
portionment law until after the elec
tion there is every reason to believe
that they would use it. It is known
that down to the time of his departure
for Indianapolis on Monday, the presi
dent adhered to his opinion that a
special session will be wise and prob
IS SHE STILL. AFLOAT?
A Sailing- Vessel Out 485
From San Francisco.
Special to The Astoriaxj
San Francisco, Nov. 6. The Brit
ish iron bark. Embleton has the re
cord of making the longest ocean trip
to this coast ever known, that is pro
vided that she is afloat still, for
serious doubt of her safety are held
by some of the underwriters.
Tho Embleton is now out from
Andrasson 485 days and has not been
spoken for months. She sailed over
Bixteen months ago with a valuable
cargo on board for Puget sound and
A BIG BLAZE.
Extensive Fire In the Tewn of
Special to The Astorias.1
Vacavtuve, Cal., Nov. 6. About 10
o'clock last night afire broke out in
Dutton's hay barn in the eastern part
of the town near the depot and
burned Miller's hotel, a two story
frame structure; also his general
merchandise store across the street
The sparks communicated the fire to
Chandler's lumber yard, the largest in
the county, and owing to a laokof
water, a quarter ot a million iees ol
lumber was consumed.
Rob a Tacoma Merchant
a la Claude Suval.
Special to The Astorian.1
Tacoma, Nov. 6. Highwaymen held
up and robbed T. T. Houghton last
night on Eleventh street relieving
him of 885 and a gold watch and
chain. The robbers politely shook
hands with their victim, bade him
good night and raised their hats at
"BUNKO" KELLY'S CASE.
Judg-e Deady Will Give aDecision
On Monday Next.
Special to The Astobian.1
Portland, Nov. 6. The argument
in the "Bunko" Kelly case was con
cluded this afternoon, and Judge
Deady reserved his decision until
Choynalci in the Colonies.
Special to The Astorias.1
Sait Francisco, Nov. 6. A name
sake of Young Mitchell who arrived
from Australia on Zealandia says
that Joe Choynski will whip Fogarty,
with -whom he is matched. Since he
arrived in the colonies, Choynski has
been very careful not to show what he
knows about fighting.
A 8100,000 Fire.
Special to The Astoriax.1
Hartford, Nov. 6. Three mills be
longing to J.B. Williams & Company,
of Glastenbury, Conn., were burned
last night. The mills were used for
the manufacture of soap, powder and
ivorine. The loss is 100,000; insur
Says It Is Not Se.
Special to The Astobiak.J
San Francisco, Nov. G. President
Huntington of the Southern Pacific
Co., denies thatheyhas lately pur
chased extensive coal fields in Wash
ington, as reported in the Oregon dis
patches. He must Hans;
Special to The Astobian.
San Francisco, Nov. 6. The su
preme court has affirmed the sentence
of death of Eubanks, of Los Gates,
who murdered his fifteen year old
daughter for refusing to give him hS5
earnings for drink.
PRICE FIVE CENTS
Pleaded. Nat CHllty.
Special to Ths Astoria. I
Tacoma, Nov. 6. The boys Jimmy
and Matthew Karesek, were arraigned
to-day for the murder of Tommy
Moore at Fernbill. They pleaded not
A Grata Eleratsr Baraerf.
Special to Ths AstokiaxJ
Btjkpaw, N. Y., Nov. 6. Wells' ele
vator, one of Buffalo's greatest grain
store houses, was destroyed by fire
early this morning. Total loss on the
elevator and contents is estimated
Death of c Proatlaeat Laajr.
Special to Thh Astobiajt. j
- Tacoma. Nov. 6. Mrs. John a.
Baker, wife of Senator J. S. Baker,
ana a aaugnter of Uapt J. O. Ains
worth of Oakland, died this afternoon
at her residencein this city of typhoid
Death af a Bis; Mason.
Special to Ths Astoeian.
IiOUisvniiiE, Nov. 6. TTiraw) Bas
sett, past grand master of the Masons,
and said to be the highest Mason in
the world, died of paralysis to-day at
Millsburg. He was 70 years old.
H. A. Gant of MoMinnville is in the
Colonel John Adair of Sunnymead
is in the city.
Sidney Dell goes to Portland thia
morning on business.
J. W. Howerton and wife ot Ilwaco
came over last evening.
Charles K Melrose of South Bend
was among yesterday's arrivals.
Nick Wynne, chief clerk at the jetty
works was in the city yesterday.
Alf. D. Bowen expects to leave for
Portland, and possibly the Sound, in
a lew days, where ne will seek a busi
ness engagement Mrs. Bowen will
remain in Astoria during the winter.
A Postal Official In This City.
General Superintendent "White ot
the railway mail service, and party oJ
assistants arrived in this city on. the
steamer Bonita last evenincr. Mr.
White is on a general tour of inspec
tion and during the evening visited
the post office here and looked into
A TOTE THAT COST A LIFE.
UiiptoM Mnrfler at tie Foils
In a California Town. .
the victim: gets no WAKxnra
Special by Tho U.iitkd Pbess.1
Forest Hjlii, CaL.Nov. 6. A re
markably cold blooded and unpro
voked murder occurred at Booth,
Placer county, while the election was
in progress. Mark Haney waa shot
and instantly killed by Elisha Cowg
hill. The difficulty occupied only &
few minutes and the shooting was as
unexpected as it was without reason.
Haney had always voted the dem
ocratic ticket, but said he was going
to vote a republican ticket this time.
Then without warning CowgbUl drew
a pistol and fired and Haney dropped
MARINE NEWS AHD NOTES.
The steamer Gen. Miles left for
Shoalwater bay yesterday.
Weather permitting, the light house
tender Manzanita will sail for Tilla
mook rock to-day.
Shortly after midnight this morn
ing the steamer Cascades arrived -down
the river with three barges of
The four masted British ship Prin
cipality completed her cargo yes
terday and will clear to-day or to
morrow. The steamship State of California,
which was due to arrive from San
Franciseo yesterday morning, has not
yet put in an appearance.
The steamship Columbia -will sail
for San Francisco this morning. She
takes from here 250 sacks of oysters,
850 cases of salmon and 114 barrels of
"Wm. Timmons, postmaster o Ida
ville. Ind., writes: "Electric- Bitters
has done more for me than all other
medicines combined, for that had feel
ing arising from Kidney and Liver
trouble." John Leslie, farmer and
stockman of same place, says: "Find
Electric Bitters to be the best Sidney
and Liver medicine; made me feel like
a new man." J.W.Gardner, hardware
merchant, same town, says: Electric
Bitters is lust the thing for a man who
is all run down and don't care whether
he lives or dies; lie found new strength,
good appetite and felt just like he had a
new lease on life. Only 50c. a bottle, at
J. W. Conn's Drug Store.
It is a glorious thing to resist temp
tfitions, but it will be money in your
pocket if you avoid them.
A. A. Jordan, champion hurdler of
America, and holder of the American
record for running 120 yards over 3 feet
6 inch hurdles, says :
"J have for a great many years used
Aixcock's Porous Piasters, partic
ularly during tho training seasoa. I
find that If 1 am affected in back or
lolna with any kind of a pain or strain,
that Aixcock's Porous Plasters in
stantly afford relief. For pains In the
body, the result of a severe cold, nothing
can beat Allcock's Plasters. 1
would certainly recommend the plasters
to any athlete who is suffering with
soreness or stiffness while in training."
A CLEAN AND PE1FECT CURE OF
Hurts and Bruises.
A Poe&r gaw It.
Lawrence. Kansas. Any. 9, 186S.
George Patterson fell from a 2d-story window,
ttrUdngaftnce. I found him using St Jacobt
Oil freely all over hla hurts. IsawhJmmeri
f&Oraingat-work; all the blue spots had goe
leaving neither psto, tear nor swelling:
THE CHAILES A. VOCO.H tOJUmL,