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COVCH TH MORNINQ PiKLD ON THI LOWCft COLUMBIA. 5 f . .. . V- ASTORIA, OREGON, FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 1 1905. VOLUME LVIV. NO. 254 PRICE FIVE CENTS t -is A PA N ES E D POTEST NATION IS HUMILIATED Public Opinion Strongly Against Reported Peace Terms. ARMISTICE IS NOT DECLARED 'The "Mom Shlmbun" Radical Pipes la Editoria Arte" Why Should the Victor be Conciliatory and the Van qulshed Arrogant. Portsmouth, Aug. .11. Xo official action ha been taken eouwnlng n armUtka ami it l not clear whether the confer at 1'orUmouth will ar TiittK the detail or refer the matter to their respective government. It U not believed here that an ar in 1st ice will be eelity concluded though it i i'onhte that any danger exist In the Inlerm of clahe In the field for the reaxm that both the Japanese and Russian armies haw been appraised of the projtre of the Portsmouth! conference. The attitude of the Japanese government Indicate no immediate, intention to Issue a formal statement,' Premier Katsiira and Mariitii Ho were recepitent of numerou protest and editorial against the provision of the settlement of the war a are giv en In the newiaper The "Muraa Shliubiin," an Indepen dent radical newspaper attack the peace pact In it owning rrltkiiu with the word "aiiae bre thrcn." v. It revlewa the agitation for represen tative government with the power of treaty revision and recall an attempt to assassinate Okiima, aaylng that "the people never remain quiet when nation al Interest were menaeed." It declare the nation will lie humili ated tin leu the people act strongly against the Portsmouth ettlement. It ak "why ahould the victor be eon dilatory, and the vanquished arro gant." Portsmouth, Aug. .11. Rapid progre ws made today In the drafting of the treaty of peace. itussla' consent to a suspension of hostilities reached M. Witte tonight. The order for a sns-. jwnion of luwtilitie will not go for ward until M. Witte hn lieeu Informed that the Kniperor of .In pun ha uIho given hi consent. Having ailvineil Oneral Mncvitch of the ltuation, Ruia will not hold her nelf rrapoiudble for any clah which may (H-cur la-foiw Jnpitn lta eoiwented to an armistice. Xo nnxicty I felt Jiere. ' No rapidly are Ho JIarten and Den nlMon jierformliig the, tak of drafting the treaty. It i expected that the treaty will conMUt of fifteen article excltuive of the piemable. Portnioulh, Aug. 31. Tapan through Karon Koniura, haa agreed to an itn- SERIOUSLY WOUNDS GIRL THEN COMMITS SUICIDE tipokane, Aug. 31. Harry Stanley, ' ' age IS, fired two shot at, Alice. Durkee, "t Hgco. ID, HI loo r.iuranou mugiug tonight and then sent a b'ullt through lit own head, lie win aie. . ' Mi Durkee was shot in the groin mediate conclusion of an arroltk. It I probable that a meeting will b Mil tomorrow fur the proclamation of a com- kte iispenlon of hostilities, preliml- J nary to thii arrangement of detail by the general upon the battlefield. NATIONAL PS1DE OFFENDED. Russian People Cannot Reconcile Them elves to Lou of Territory. fct. Petersburg, Aug. 31. Judging from tlw !' comment It woulil ptear that a Irti irf portion of tb nubile i unable to reconcile itself to the lo of. territory, however Insignificant. ' The national pride aeeina offended by tint ee.loii of party of Sakhalin, and many utterance how an evidence or regret that the army ha not been given another chance to try the for tune of war. These are the uiot atriking feature attendant iiHin the receipt of the new of the roncluvion of peai-e. The kind of reception that await any de filiate new depend entirely U)on the nature of the term. It i generally feared that extensive eonoeion have l-en made, to Japan, TkU ha been generally exjiected by the public, and it wa hoH-d there would be a rupture at Poitmouth, In view of what wa term ed I(uwia' odtitiracy in refusing the payment of an indemnity. The paper are generally angry and aay that peace obtained umin the term reported I a humiliating one." St. rctemburg, Aug. 31.-M Witte, when Interviewed at Portsmouth by a errepomlent of the Stove aaidi "Vou we what one tain by atandins Arm. waa in a frightful poition. I had not the right to accept a compromise, and a ruptreeemed likely to enliat the aynipatky of the world all on the lde of Japan. President Rovelt ap- M'iei lit ltauoMtm, uuiiunii Miiu god aene, but fortunately I eucceded in holding out to the end. The Japa ne could not read in my face what wa pacing in my heart. From the outwt I aumed uch an indifferent tone that it eventually carried conviction.'' GOOD PAY FOB ENGINEERS President Signs Order Taxing Compensation. Each Member of Adv.sory Board to Re ceive Five Thousand Dollars, in Ad dition to Fifteen Dollars Per Day For Personal Expenses and Actual Mileage. Oyster Pay. Aug 31. The President lay tiigned an executive order fixing the coiiiiH-nsatlon of the niemocr of the advisory tionrd of engineer of the Isth mian ( 'a mi I, and the amount the govern ment will pay them for pergonal expen se. ' Kach niomlier of the board i to re ceive $.1,000 cm the completion of the re port on the canal plana which board is to make. In addition to this sum each member on duty with the board will be allowed IS per day for personal expense, and the actual cost of transportation in curred in travel while on duty in con nection will) the board. but will recover. Slip came here a few daya ago from Northpors Wn. Apparently Stanley had known her be fore, for after t few word regarding her approaching marriage to another he pur sued her into her room firing the revolver. pnunmnMc U.UNU UNO FFVFr HOI ITQ flWN irCTIV UVLVO 110 UNA President Acknowledges Telegram and Express Admiration. CITY MAKING GALLANT PIGHT Stricken People of Creecent City Are Keenly Alive to all That ASecta Best of the World, and Honor of Our Country President is Deeply Moved. Xew Orleans, Aug. 31. Official report up to 0 p. m.. Xew ca fit total 1910; death, six; t tal 277. Xejv Orleans, Aug. 31. In evidencing hi du ymiathiei for X--v Urlcan. President Roscvelt today sent a nota ble acknowledgement to Mayor Martin Beherman of a telegram applauding the President service to humanity !n re storing peace between the warring na tion of the Far Fast. The President' reply was as follows: "Xo telegram ha touched me aa deply aa the one from you, showing that in the midst of her great trial, Xew Or leans is keenely alive to all that effects the rest of the world, and the honor of our country. You have given fit ex pression to the feeling of a brave and gallant people, for only those with lofty soul can in the midst of her own grief And time to thing of other." TARTARS MASSACARE ARMENIANS Town of Shusa Was Besieged When Com munication Waa Cut 03. Tifli. The town of Shushu i lie sieged by tartarus who are massacer ing the Armenian.. Telegraphic com munication with Shusha was cut off thi afternoon. JAPANESE CELEBRATE CONCLUSION OF PEACE. Loyal Subjects of the Mikado Hold Cele bration at Exposition. Portland, Aug.', 31. The Japanes of Portland and the northwest celebrated the conclusion of the peace between Japan and Russia at the I.ewi and Clark fair today and tonight. It is estimated that 25,000 people were in attendance one fourth of whom were Japanese. NOMINATED FOR THIRD TIME San Franciaco, Aug. 31. Mayor Eugene E. Schmits was inianimiously nominated for mayor of this city for the third time. ' REMOVES UNJUST IMPRESSION Xew Yovk, Aug. 31. An An nouncement was made by the of ficers of the Equitable life that the indebtnesa to the society of the Dcpew Improvement Com pany was paidthia afternoon. The correspondence incident to the transaction was also made public to the end, t)iat an im pression unjust to Senator Chaun cey M. Denew might be removed. MOSOCCO RELEASES CITIZEN. But Sultan Refute to Give Satisfaction To Fresco Deraao-fi. Park., Aug. 31. The French Minister at Fes Morocco telegraphed thi even log that the Sultan bad releaaed the Algerian citizen, Bouzan, but bad ac companied the release with a letter which 1 not giving any aatisfaction for the French demand. The government i determined to press the claim un til they are fully satisfied. WINS TENUIS CHAMPIONSHIP. Xew Port, R. I..Aug. 31. After many year the aspirations of Beala C. Wright, of Boston, for the national tennis chant pionship, wa crowned with auccea in the defeat of Uolcombe Ward, the Orange, X. J. title holder today. The Score were 0-1, 0-2, 11-0. LASTS TWENTY ROUNDS. San Francisco, Aug. 31. Tommy Burn knocked Dave Barry out in the twentieth round. BATTLESHIP VERMONT LAUNCHED Quincy, Mas. Aug 31. The new 16,000-ton battleship Ver mont, for the United States government by the Fore River Shipbuilding company, was suc cessfully launched today. Thous and cheered and waved their hats as the hull rushed intd the water. The guests of hon or, including Governor Belle, of Vermont; Governor DongTa. of Massachusetts; Assistant Secre tary of the Xavy, Darling and Commander BoutakofT, the Rus sian Xaval Attache at Wash ington. People Are Fearful That Infection May Be Beyond Control. Forty-Three Cases in Five Daya Dis covered la Terr.tory Extending From Baltic Sea to River Warthe May Mean Long and Hard Fight. Berlin, Aug. '31. The spread of chol era from the localities near the river Weichael, five days ago, to 43 cases in twelve localities extending from the Baltic to the river Warthe, and its ap pearance in Hamburg has given an un pleasant thrill to the v people of Ger many for it may mean a long and steady fight as in 1802 03 to prevent the disease from getting beyond control. QUARANTINE AGAINST CHOLERA. Berlin, Aug. 31. Grain traffic with Russia on the Warthe and Xetze Riv- s may be stopped by the German government to prevent river men com ing from Russia into Germany. The municipal administration on account of theappearance of cholera at Zan- toch, h issued an earnest warning to the townspeople not to use river water for any purposes. All the bath ing houses supplied by river water have been closed. OPENING PRICES MADE. Portland, August., 81. The opening for hope of ths 1905 crop, were made today at from 10 to 14 12 cents a pound.' . ' , TODAY'S WEATHER. Portland, Aug. 31. Oregon and Wash ington, Friday, Fair. 1 1 i K10RECH0LERA IN GERMANY OPEN RIVER 101 DREAMS ARE REALIZED Boats Are Secured to Run In Connection With Portage Road. THE INLAND EMPIRE REJOICES The Wheat Growers Dream of a Decade la Realized When the Opea River Association Secured Boats to Ply on Upper River. Portland, Aug., 31. It was unofficially announced to day that definite arrange ment have been made by the Open River Association for boat to operate at both end of the Celilo Portage road. The official announcement will be made with in a few day. The ateamer Jerome will ply Hie waters above the Portage road. The arrangement made are final a far as the Columbia river is concerned, end operations of the road will be a realized certainty within a short time, and the object for which the Open River Association ha labored ao long and lent ita assistance to the state have at last reached the point sought MURDERES ARE CAPTURED. Murdered Man and Wife and Burned House to Destroy Evidence. Seattle, Aug. 31. Charged with the murder of Philip Cross and his wife. and burning hi saloon at Kerryston to conceal the evidence of the crime, Adam Moore, a Xegro, and John Dalles were apprehended by officers of the city and county. Today Moore who waa caught at Cleelum, .Kittitas county, has made a virtual confession of the crime. RUSSIA DENIES REPORT St. Petersburg, Aug. 31. A re port emanating from Portsmouth to the street that the war party is urging the emperor to repudi ate the treaty peace is untrue, and absur. All the necessary measures for putting the armis tice into effect have been taken here but it is impossible to put them into actual operation in the absence of an understanding with the Japanese. " 4 PRARIE FIRE PUT OUT. Destroys Immense Pastures and Much Hay. Butte, Mont., Aug. 31. A Miner speci al from Miles City state that the big prairie fire which lias been burning for two days was put out by the combined efforts of 50 men.' Three hundred tons of hay -were burned, and immense pas tures were destroyed. AERONAUT BLOWN TO ATOMS IN AMD-AIR Greenville, O. Aug. 31. Aeronaut Baldwin of Los Antivillc, Ind., was to- day blown to shred by dynamite with his baloon at a height of 2,000 feet. He was giving an exhibition in the use of dvnamite from a baloon for war RUM AND RELIGION DIDN'T MIX WELL. New York Tavern Opened by Bishop Potter to Become Ordinary Saloon. Xew York. Aug. 31. The subway Tavern, which wa opened several month ago with an address by Bistop Potter, said the singing of the "Dox ology," closed its door at midnight for the last time a a . "sanctified saloon." Today its proprietor, will, it la stated, sign over the place to a man who has conducted the restaurajit on the premises The new owne rwill take out the "water- wagon" sign, and after extensive alter ation will run the place as an ordinary saloon. While all thoae connected with the es- establisbment,whicli could be seen last night were reticent corvprning the change, several employes in the tavern explained that there had not ben sif- ficient income from sale to pay running expense. Instead of well known citi zens, who established the tavern, draw ing a 5 per cent dividend, aa they ex pected it was said that in the last six months they had been compelled ao of ten to go down into their pockets to make sod a deficit that thpv hsrf Wnma tired and wished to be rid of the tavern entirely. When the tavern was opened in Octo ber, 1304, it wai announced that only pure liquors would be sold. One room wa fitted up with a soda fountain where women might be served. The outer wals of the building were painted with texts of Scripture and highly colored signs, but in the words of. one of the barten ders it was found that "rum and re ligion would mix." INJURED IN COLLISION. Seven Members of LouurvUle Baseball Team Suffer Injuries, Kansas City, Aug 31. Seven mem bers of the Louisville baseball club were injured in a collision today be tween a trolley car and a wagon in which the club was taken from the ball park to the hotel. PRINTERS ARE ON STRIKE Chicago Composite!? Demand Eight Hour Day. Nineteen Large Houses Are Without Men Union Printers From Outside Points Pretend to Come as Strike Breakers and Desert Upon Arrival Chicago, Aug. 31. An acute stage has been rl-ached in the new labor war in Chicago. Xineteen of the larger print ing houses were without union com positors this evening, the result of a series of strikes inaugurated by the Typographical Union Xo. 16 against the members of the Chicago Typothetae, the purpose being to compel the ty pothetae as an organization to accept their demands for a "closed shop" and an eight hour-day. Today it leaked out that union prin ters in various parts of the country were taking advantage of an offer made by the affected priuUhops of Chicago, to come to the city in the guise of strike breakers with all travelling expense paid, and after reaching here the union ists would desert instantly. Purpose. When 2000 feet in the air, and in sight of thousand of people by some accident the dynamite explod ed and baloon and man were literally torn to fragments. Baldwin's wife witnessed the horribe scene.