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EXCLUSIVE TELEGRAPHIC PRESS REPORT.
ASTOE1A, OREGON, SATURDAY MORNING, MAY 0, 1803.
TRICE, FIVE CENTS,
VOL. XL. NO. 10G.
ASSIGNEE'S SALE
parker k mm
Continued till old stock is closed out
at cost. New Goods arriving sold at
liberal discount.
W. W. PARKER, Assignee.
May 15th
Dinsmore's Bankrupt Sale
Will Be Over, ,
And in order to close
out the entire stock we
have cut prices way
below the wholesale
price. Don't miss this
chance. It is the last
call. Come early and
avoid ihe rush. Yours
Truly, LEE KOHN.
SOCIETY ITIEETINUS.
Scandinavian Benevolent Society.
KKUU1.AU MEETINGS OK THIS BOJIKTO
at their rooms In Pythlau building At elk'lit
o'clock p m.. on the second aud louriu Tues
day i of each mom h,
AUG. DANIEL80N Becretarv.
Ocean )ncampme.t No. 13, 1. O. O. F
REGULAR MEETINGS OF OCEAN EN
caiupment No. 18. 1. 0. 0. P., at the Lodge.
In the Odd Fellows Bulldlug, at seven P. M.,
on the second and fourth Mondays of each
month. Sojourning brethren cordially invited,
' By order ' P.P.
Astoria Builauig 6V Loan Association
riH E REGULAR MEETINGS OF THIS A8SO
X elation a-e held at g p. m. on the rtrst
Wednesday of each month. Office on Geuevleve
street, south of Cheuamus.
W.L.ROBB,
Secretary.
Common uouncu.
UKOULAR MEETINGS, FIRST AND
third Tuesday evenings of each month
hi 8 o'clock.
r -l'ersons'dosti'lng to have matters acted upon
by the Council, at any regular meeting must
present the same to the Auditor and Clerk,
oil or before the Friday evening prior to the
Tuesday on which the Council )oldlt, regular
meeting. K. OSBURN.
Auditor and Police Judxe.
Board of Pilot Commissioners.
alH.'I RKiiUI.AR MEKTING8 OF THI8 BOARD,
will be held on the first Monday, of each
month at 10 a. m. In the rooms of the Atorla
Chamber of Commerce. W. L. ROBB.Beo
JEFF'S RESTAURANT
IS THE
Bon Ton Ton Restaurant in the Town
(And the Finest on the Coast, i
Dinner Parlies, Banquets a Specialty
The Finest Wiaes and Liquors.
G. A. STINSON" Sz CO..
BLACKSMITIIING
Hhlp and Cannerv work, Ilorsft'noelng, Wag
ons made and repaired. ;oia wjrk guaranteed
On Cass street, opposite ina iten Talk o not
TheOiipai anil GeDuios
(WORCESTERSHIRE)
SAUCE
Imparts the most delicious taste and rest tC
EXTRACT
of LETTER from
a MEDICAL GEN
TLEMAN t Mud
res, to bis brother
at WORCESTER,
Kajr. 1KL
"Tell
LEA k FEHEIKS
that their sauce is
hirhlj a teemed In
India, and la In my
oindau the mont
pabtabl. ts veil
as tiie tuiMt whole
sm Muca t ia
Biade.
& HOT A; COLD
a1
feJ GAME,
S rW 4 WELSII-
OAKEBITS,
See.
Beware of Imitations ;
see that you get Lea & Perms'
eunutun on erery bottle of Original k 0nitina.
JOHN DINCA.VS HOXH, MEW YORK.
ca south,
jj J GRAVIES'-.
I 1 Fisn,
S3
tJS?i MEATS
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I. W. CASE,
BANKER.
Transact; a General Bankins Business.
Drafts drawn available In any pari of the C
S. and Europe, aud on Hong Kong, China,
Office Hours:10 A. M. to 8 P. M.
Odd Fellows Building, Astoria, Oregon.
I. W. CASE,
INSURANCE AGENT,
REPRESENTING
German-American, New Yrk City, K. T.
Union Fire and Marine, of New Zealand.
National fire and Marine Ins. Co., of Hartford.
Connecticut Fire Ins. Co., of Hartford.
Dome Mutual Ins. Co., of San Francisco.
Phoenii, of London. I Imperial, of London. .
New York Plate Glass Ins. Co.
ASTORIA NATIONAL BANK
DOES A
GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS.
i Account oi Firms ana inaiviauaii eoucuea
on Favorable Terms.
Interest paid on Time Deposits. Money
TjOHnAd nn PArannal semiiitv.
Foreign and Domestic Exchange bought ad
sold.
D. K. Warrea, President
J. E. Hildas. Casbler.
i.C Dt, Vice President
V. K. warrea,
C. 8. Wrlsht.
. Jobs Hobsoa, Directors.
H. C. Tkomasoa,
Theo Bracker,
THE ASTORIA SAVINGS BANK
Acts s trustee for corporations and Individ
nala Dcuosita solicited
Interest w'll be allowed on savings deposits
as ioiiuws; .
On ordinary savings hooks 4 per cent per
annum.
On term savin? s books C per cent, per annum.
On certificates of deposit:
For thrco months, 4 per cent, per annum.
For sis. months, 5 per cent, per annum.
For tweive months, 6 per cent, per annum.
I. W. CASE -..President
J. Q. A. BOWLBY Vice-President
FRANK PATON Cashier
W. E. DEMENT .. ....Secretarj
directors:
I. W. Case, J. Q. A. Bowlby, Gnst Hnlmes,
C. H. Page, Beui. Younu, A. 8. Reed.
F. J. Taylar.
THE PORTLAND SAYiNCS BANK
i. pnRTi.Avn. riHRonir.
Paid nn capital t2fi0,000
surplus ana pronw - -.. ou,uo
fKAMV iir.KUM, rrcsiaeni.
I), p. THOMPSON, Vice-President
H. C. STRATTON. Cashier
Dealer in
ri 3rd 2 re and Ship Chandlery,
Pnr Oil, Bright Vanilsh, Blnacle OH. Cot
ton CwvaN Hemp ll Twine, lard Oil.
Wiought Iron b pi ken. UalvanUted Cut Nails
O-rooorios, I3to.
Agrtcultuml Iraplementa, Sowing Ma
niachiuei, Piiis aud Oils.
F
Salvation Amy Captain Mnrflcrel in
Spolane'.
UNREQUITED LOVE THE CAUSE
A Refusal to Marry Lead, to the Death
or Miss Ida JJennett-Th. Mur
derer Commit, Suicide.
Associated Press.
Spokane, May 6. Daniel W. HaskUis
walked into the Salvation Army bar
racks at 3 o'ciack this afternoon, drew
a revolver and fired t'o shots into the
heart of Captain Ida Bennett. He then
fired two more into his own brain.
They fell within a few feet of each
other and died Immediately. . .
Hasklns had made repeatd threats
against Miss Bennett's life, and when
he walked into the hall one of the
soldiers cried out, "Look out, captain,
or he will kill you." Before Miss Ben
nett could seek safety in flight, how
ever, the deed of destruction had been
finished.
Hasklns was a suitor of Captain
Bennett's and she had refused to marry
him. He had been nursing this grief
for a long time. The affair got into
the papers some time ago, Hasklns de
claring that Miss Bennett had played
the part of a coquette with him nd
had deliberately broken his heart.
Miss Bennett defended herself in the
columns of the Review, and then de
clared that Hasklns was Insane; that
he had threatened to kill her, and thai
she felt only a feeling of sorrow fur
his .dluslons. ?
Captain Bennett has been for several
years a member of the army, having
worked in San Francisco and Helena,,
She was a woman of commanding fli
ure, and possessed a winning and ea:
nest manner.
L. C. Weller, who knew Hasklnfc
said: "Hasklna was 43 years old. He
came from Arkansas, where he had
been a deputy United States marshal
and sheriff.' Here he was a laborer.
He came here about four years ago,
and has three children. About four
months ago he began attending the
Salvation Army meetings, and there
mot Captain Bennett, and fell des
perately In love with her. I think she
encouraged him by making him be
lieve she intended to marry him."
The murdered girl was born In San
Bernardino, Cal., where' her parents
now reside. She was formerly, a tca-. h-
er there. ,
THE WALL STREET PANIC.
It Is Believed That the Worst Is Over,
and There Will Be a Rally.
New York, May 5. There were low
ering and portentious clouds over Wall
Street this morning. Brokers . and
bankers hastened to that financial
storm center, each determined to be
as near aa possible at the head of the
nrocesslon. Nobody could tell before
the opening what history lay Just over
the side of 10 o'clock, when pandemo
nium ehould be let loose. Those In,
wore strained and anxious facta, while
those out, hovered about from habit
and were scarcely less anxious.
Before three-quarters of an hour af
ter the opening, the slump In Cordage
stock became too great for S. V.
White to stand and he went down be
fore the storm. He is the grain spec
ulator whose going to the wall a year
or so ago ca,used such a sensation.
White rays the drop In sugar was one
of the leading causes of his failure. .
The failure of Ferris & Kimball
was next tnnounced.
The failure of W. L. Hatton & Co.
was next announced.
In the afternoon the battle slacked
off a trifle In intensity. There were
spasms of riotous bidding and selling,
however, for a time, and then the ac
tion again became more rapid. Rarely
In the history of the stock exchange,
were each wild f uciuations witnessed.
One of the largest houses on the street
was said to b3 In trouble and certain
to fall. Whn? ts condition existed,
dazed broker-: were throwing over
stocks regrrd'esa of price. It was esti
mated that up to noon, the London
purchases aggregated lully sixty thou
sand shares. TTIs Increase in foreign
exchange caused a drop In sterling
rates to J4.86 and $4.89 but money con
tinued close from 11 to 12 per cent.
The confidence displayed by foreigners
caused home operators to take courage
and a general rally ensued.
Money rose to 30 per cent: then cams
another thunoer clap, In the suspen
sion of W. L. Pat ton, and call loans
advanced to 40, causing stocks to
weaken.
At 1:30 nor-.c-y bed fallen to 18 to 20
and by 2 o'clwl; to 6. Owing to heavy
offerings of fur.Vi by commission hous
es, stocks became comparatively calm.
At 2 p. m. eales were listed of stocks
to the amount of 445,000 shares ; unlist
ed, 202,000 shares. Stocks were then
somewhat feverish but In some instan
ces above .last night's closing.
Ferris & Kimball went down under
a load of Industrials.
. After the gavel nad fallen and the
battle was over 'or the day, men went
away in quiet ;r spots and looked the
Situation over. In well Informed finan
cial circles the feeling grew that the
worst had been sen, and from that
time on matters would improve. On
iXils theory, hlch had to some extent
obtained before the close, and the fact
that certain houses whose names were
freely mentioned as being In trouble
early In the day had pulled through
all right, numerous purchases were
made right through the list. There has
been a revulslojn In eentlmmt ' and
prices have gone jp almost as rapidly
as they dropped early in the day.
".After scanning the situation after
the close of the day a member of one
of the most conservative banking
Jiouses said: "I don't care to have my
name published, but you may say for
me that 1 think the worst Is over now.
When, White failed the last bub.bles
were punctured and we reached t the
bdttom. We are ready for a pretty
sharp rally and shall probably have
o.tjiers tywlth some slow liquidation. I
do not ' look for any more failures.
There may of, course, be some, 'but
they, will be of the small fry order
Old will' have no appreciable effect on
the market There will be a great deal
of moneY lost of course, In this grat
decline, but a good deal has been In
the margins which will show up on the
exchange. Many members of the ex
change, I do not doubt, sustained loss
es, but they will be able to stand
them. In my opinion the stock ex
change ia now a bargain counter. If
this is not a bargain day, then there
never will be one on the exchange."
Tlfci rtimor! obtained! at (onia time
that S. V. White would be taken care
of by certain ones of the sugar mag
nates. This, ; however, could not be
traced to any reliable source.
By common consent the turning
point of the tide was credited to the
exertions of Drexel, Morgan & Com.
pany, and the Vanderbllts. It is gen
erally believed that several Important
houses at th9 close of businss were
confronted with what appeared to be
Inevitable failure, owing to the enor
mous losses In the last week, and the
practical paralysis . of their credit
promised liquidation that unless stayed
would have swept them oft their feet,
but the night and early morning had
been employed by every strong inter
est which realized that the weak must
be saved at any cost.
CHINESE EXCLUSION LAW.
Will Be Tested In the United States
Supreme Court.
New YcvV, M",y 5. Three Chinamen
will be arraigned In the United States
court tomorrow 1 test the constitu
tional: ty of tha Cl-fie exclusion law.
This ae '-'i lJ Ir.'en under an agreed
ca bn -' ' it 3 Chinese Six Com
panleo, c' .iilo.-nla, and the United
States r t'rnant In order thnt a
quick e i . .'Jon may be reached
the VniivJ f- - cuprums court will
convene r.t'V.'.vVngi'-u on Wednesday
for the f:z.'. tr,nmeVu
REGISTRATION JN TH12 EAST.
New York. May 5. Returns fn-m
the Chinese registration In this city
show about 150 register ?1; Encklyn,
140, while in Boston not one regis
tered. Of 2000 Chinese In Massachu
setts, only 25 certificates were issued.
SUBJECT TO DISCOUNT.
Tacoma, Wash., May 5. The Ledger
will publish an article tomorrow show
ing' that a gigantic conspiracy exists
to flood the country with Chinese. Ev
ery Canadian Pacific steamer for
months past has brought -a horde of
Chinesa It Is found' that the number
publicly reported to be on the steamers
was less than half the number actually
on board. The Empress of Japan re
ported 400, when she had 1000. Many
of these came into the United States
by bribing the United States officials.
The price is said to be $125 per head.
EXPENSIVE STRIKE.
VIntcn, Iowa, .May 5. Th execu
tive committee of the order )f nallway
Telrgraphera ari examlninr; ihe books
and accounts of the grand officers.
There art: serious charges that the
grand chief has recklessly nqoandered
the money of the order to th extent
that the treasury is empty and iii.ir,fy
had to be borrj-vej. I: to (Hated that
between $40,000 1'iid 1)0,000 wan ?.pent
In the BuiHngt, Cedar Rapids &
Northern and Uock le'.and fc'.ilkes.
Other irregularities are also charged.
COLONIAL BANK SUSPENDED.
Melbourne, May 5. The Colonial
Bank of Australia, colony u? Victoria,
has suspended, consequent upon, the
general feeling of apprehension regard
the Australian bank.
FIRE IN A HOTEL.
Bakercfleld, Crl., May 5. A fire
broke out In the kk"hen of Waller's
hotel last night, and $30,000 worth of
property was destroyed,
FROM THE NATIONAL CAPITAL
Senator Ontbwaite Sa?s There fill
. Be an Extra Session,
DATE OF MONETARY CONFERENCE
Comparative Number of Changes Made
lt Cleveland and Harrison Our
lug the First Two Months.
Associated Press.
Washington. May 5. Congressman
OuthwnAte. of Ohio, Is the latest to
verify the report that congress will
convene In extra session In September
next. Outhwalf.e , does not take any
stock In the f?tatement that Immedi
ately after the apportionment of the
house committers a recess will be
taken until the first of December.
"It Is my opinion," said tho Buckeye
statesman, "that congress- will be in
continuous -jession barring the usual
Christmas holidays, from September
until the following June."
It should be udded that Outhwaite
saw Prerldont ijlcvelai.d this morning,
and he mcd j vhe t.b.ive stattnumt f
ter the interview. .
TREASURY OFFICIALS' OPINION.
The Governmeict Ia Not Responsible
for tho Punic.
Washington, May 6. The panicky
condition of Wall street today, though
interesting to officials of. the trtasurj
department, did not, they say, Immedi
ately concern them, as the department
ts unable to uld the situation there.
Tha.t tt'.i triublf Ui not seriously
thought of, la Fhiwn by the fact thai
Secretary (.Vi!is!o only remained at
the cabinet mnotlng about fifteen min
utes, and thou went home. The mat
ter was not even discussed. The feel
ing among " the treasury officials,
though thry do not openly express It,
is that Wall sUcet speculators brought
the present condition upjn themselves,
Mid the gGvemmoVit is not In any way
responsiMa for It. It Is said at the
treasury department, thnt the time has
passed when the government can aid
Wall street There was a time when
by purchasing bonds, relief might have
been rendered, but thut condition has
gone by, as the government ts not In
a porftlom to take such action. As for
as the treasury department was ad
vised, at the close o'f business today,
no gold had been taken from the sub
treasury at New York for .export on
Saturday. Small offers or gold con
tinue to come In 'and be accepted.
PRESIDENTIAL .POSTMASTERS.
Average Length of Terms of Those
Removed, Compared.
Washington. May 5. A sUiten-.i;n,t
has been compiled from the records of
the postoffica department showing the
number of presidential postmasters
appointed during the ilrst ".'.vo1 monthe
of the present itdmln:.':tratlan, and al
so the nut-bfr appointed C.X-'xg the
correspond -v erloti In K"ri;: v.'b tul-mlnlstrat.c-..
1 The statement showt
that d'lr.n.irs last two months, 155
president;.';', pr 'masters have been ap-
Dolntcd ,ti r lnst 264 appointed dur
ing the C'-rr "pending period. In Harri
son's e.Qrrl-.il.'.ratlon. The statement
also chows 'the' average terms served
by 39 postmasters removed by llarrl
son '.3 be two years and eight months,
while the average - time served by 28
postmastrs removed during the two
months Just passed, ts shown to bo
three years and four months.
THE MONETARY CONFERENCE.
Washington, May 6. Tlu Interna
tional monetary conference which fcd
Journed to reassemble In Hrussels on
the 30th tn.rtiiit, will not reafHumble
on that dp.te. The general feeling tx
pressed Ly representatives of leading
powers Is ihrX the end of may is not
a suitable time for recommencing the
labors of the jonfert-ncl find as a re
sult of a conference held fc.-itween the
president aud Secretary Gren'.-.Em, and
some of the delegates of t.o United
States, It was determined to cable the
announcement that the reassembling
of the confer3n:e would be postponed
until sometime next November.
Governor 4cCreary of Kentucky,
who is in the city and who with Sena
tor Jones of Nevada, will continue to
serve upon the commission, exprcbs
much gratification at the change of
date and tElIeves It will Increase the
pronpect of the conference accomplish
ing some solid result.
WHOLESALE KANSAM BRIBERS,
Topeka, Ks., May 5.- Before th nr..
ate boodle Investigation committee to
day Rfjpresenta'.lt'e Lupuer test, lied
that he was approuciM by ltepif Mut
ative Burgard wl.'h a proposition to
buy his vote for tlU'ltton for state
printer . fori $3)0. Ha was also ap
proached by Burtf.u.l with a.'propsl
tlon to vote against I hi Coal cc'nme
bill. McKlnney te:iljt that Burgard s
j offer to him to vote for a rep'jbljron
1 for state printer, was !000. V. J. Clcse,
Governor! Llewelllng'g prlvato secre
tary testified that W. . MoOU ap
proached him. He proposed that the
populists give Hodson euoiih vous to
make him state printer, una in return
the populists would bv given enough
stock in the capltol to control it. ,
PENNOYER'S OPINION. '
Thinks Cleveland Is in' Collusion With
the Chinese Minister.
Portland, Or., May 6. Governor Pen
noyer, referring to the failure of the
Chinese register, said:
" "The refusal of the Chinese to reg
ister was undoubtedly the result of
collusion between the president and
the Chinese minister to disregard the
law. The citizens of Oregon first
learned, of this compact from the
hieroglyphic proclamation of the Six
Companies posted on Chinese wash-
houses, in Astoria. The president Is
Justly responsible for whatever trou
ble may arise. If he had announced
his purpose to enforce the law there
would have been a complete reglstrai
tlon. The Chinese minister has ap
parently dictated the policy o'f the ad
ministration, and he was probably not
aware of the act that state governors
are not presidential satraps..
Articles of " Impeachment have
been preferred against a presi
dent for loos offense than Mr.Cleve-
land's rafusRl .to. strictly enforce the
exclusion law."
EXTORTION NIPPED IN THE BUD.
Chicago, M".y 1. The work of in
stallation at the World's Fair Is pro-
trrtss'.ng with suoh marvelous rapidity
that a irreal clia iga is to bo noted even
clnce the opening day.
The council of .idmlntM'nulon today
look action on lue ex irlutanr restau
rant charges, ttdopU'ig resolutions In
structing nil f-gt uu'.nit managers in
the fair groun'ls !o fr;'..iul:ito a full
and complete scheliilo of prices and
submit the1 same t" -.f.) cxcullvu com
mittee for npp.'oMl.
THE VICTIM OF A QUACK.
Tacoma, I.Iay 5. The coroner's Jury
today fount th.tt John DHloiii who
died In a lodging house on Pacific Av
enue early on Thursdty morning,
came to his death by medicine con
taining polsomus drug, "prescribe.! by
a ma.i known as Dr. Day. Tlio autopsy
revealed that deceased's vital organs
were in a healthy condition. The ftom-
ach and contents were sealed in it Jar
for future analyst. Dr. Day cannot
be found In the city and It Is thought
he has fled.
WORLD'S FAIR OPEN SUNDAY.
Chlcaoro. May 5. A local paper de
clares positively that the World's Fair
will be open on Sundays. It will be
opened without a formal announce
ment. It haa been the rule to have
them' open, Sunday and Chief Tucker
of tho bureau of admlralon, receiving
no orderi to the contriry, will con
tinue tho custom. Wy litis made ar
rangements r.ccordl.!u'lyi ordering ull
ticket-takers and guards to be on duty.
BAD WEATHER FOR THE FAIR.
Chicago, May 5. Lower clouds,
pr.x,hg : mala the attendance
at this Wo-.-i's Fcfr Very light .today.
ONE YEAR IN THE PEN. .. .
Marshfleld, Or., May 5. Judge: pul
lerton today passed sentence .-upon
Henry Sanford, convicted of grand lar
ceny, giving him one year in the state
penitentiary. Sanford' has been a res
ident of "this country for the pa3t
twenty years, and has always been a
coneplclous figure In court room, cir
cles as a litigant Sanford's crime
was stealing beef out of a boat. He
has a large family.
A COURTEOUS RESPONSE.
- Olympla. Wash., May 5. Governor
McGraw, who iccelved a similar dis
patch from Bcci'jitary Ortshatn, to
that forwarded to Governor Pcnnoyer,
has replied as follow:
"No official or other Information has
been received at this ilopuvcinejit as
to threatned dr.nser to Chine1. 'Kvery
precaution will he laiton th.it tht(r
rights may be carefully guarded."
THE BICYCLE RELAY
Chicago, Msy-5. The Great Bicycle
relay from Boston to Chicago ended
this morning.- The Journey was made
under tho: most difficult circumstances,
and wa completed In a little less than
122 hours, or nearly 22 hours behind
the schedule. ' -
A TRANSCONTINENTAL WIRE.
Ottavirs Ont., May 5. The Auto
mata Telephone end Electric Co., of
Canada, Incorporated by the Dominion
Parllfimtnt lt month, proposes to
run a ccxr-metaUc trunk line direct
from H?.: .Wi to Vancouver, over 8,300
mil : long.
A "l.nOUND FIGHT.
Carscn.' Nev., May 5.-"oldler Walk
er whipped Sacramento Turner before
the Carson club last night In 15
round.
STOCK BROKERS' SUSPENSION.
Bostcs, May 6. Francis, Henshaw
4 Co., etock brokers, suspended this
morning. . :
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