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Book uOTf jLVrfir I !a X ril l A 1 A A. mm wwm mmm VOL. L. aS'IOKIA, OKEOON, VUNISSDAT MORNING. AUGUST t. im. to I" Stoves - Are not rondo from tho crtt-ilo or in a kindergarten school. Eclipse Hardware Co. W Glv Trndlrtg Hinmpss. t GRIFFIN RALSTON... HEALTH CLUB Acme GIntfO Farina. Acute Whrit Flakes and Siandard Rolled Oals AT A. V. ALLEN'S ASTORIA CASH GROCERY Tenth and Duone Streets. L.ook"nt IH Pol toxins Prlccw. WcHtcrn Kclincry Sugar, 18 potinJ (or $1.00. KuHHt Coffee (itM)J Quality Tc Rolled Oats Bcnna J u fan Rice (iiHJ Quality Flour Oynters Toniatoei r...y produce OOMffHt. Here Is a List Ot some High Grade Goods at moderate prices RALSTON HEALTH PCODS lo great rlctj fresh from the mills. AROMATIC SNCES gusraiitecd the finest. TILLMANN S I'UKE EXTRACTS. CHASB ft SANBORN'S COFFEES are un rivalled. Together with a host of other good things. ROSS, HIGGINS & CO Jleui Zealand fin Insaranee Go Of New Zealand. W. P. Thomas, Mgr., San Francisco. UNLIMITED LIABILITY OF SHAREHOLDERS. Subscribed Capital . -' 5,000,000 Paid-Up Capital " 1,000,000 Assota 2,545,114 Asset in United States . . 300,000 Surplus to Policy Holders 1,718,792 Has been Underwriting on the Pacific Coast over Twcnty-tw year?. SAHUEL ELMORE & CO., Resident Agents, Astoria, Oregon Tinware BOOKS... Blank and Miscellaneous. PAPER... New Crape and Type-writing. Waterman Fountain Pens Itox Decorated Iaper oml Knvetopewioo. S REED Breakfast Food Barley Food Select Bran Yeast Cocoa 10 l.oo. 1 .;. 8 " .2S. 10 " .2.V 4 .2R. 1 Suck .75. 12 Dm 1(H). H 100. Something flew ABOUT jyiason fruit Jars While th Mason Jar htv been th tamtvd for wi pest yt Vhy hav bn utJc to th sam In. prorv writ es tiM bn th e wpjj other articles of ntty. FIlSblM Hidi Jm Ar tho latt ind will uprol Hand Mad Jwt o soon u their upirtw merr tooM known. Po Hot Break Ao readily tar th glass I distribut ed perfectly even and thus being uniform In thh knra. Is tt effot4 by ronta. with hot fruit Ilk th common Jr handled by th trad. flo Spilled Fralt For th iot r pro'.Iy tru a"d the rM and rubber St down etato. Iu:ly lr tsht. Ho Ragged Edges To cut th h.l. nr ere ther flakes to trk off snd from danger .us mixture with th fruit. SlamlDom Caps Are . pur a gold or sliver and ar as Wen th Jr fslf. r not crrod fro.n effects, of fru lit nl ar easily cleaned. Th. baius ar. of whit rubtwr of tlx bast quality. Car Load Lots 1 Hi way w buy. t.VJ enabllnc it to guot very low ptV. I ooum on t!( onVn. Extra cap and raW-m uiplld. Utl ordr Trmtlly flll"d. Foard & Stokes Co. Your Wife Will Ilk It; to will tbt eoek. Stor Ketnte Range !lifr all who thm. If your b.tur halt dot th eookiac, that la an adtUttanal ra0B why thr hould b a Star Eatat Rant In your klich.n. Th ui of th.m prrr.ota worry and disappointment. W. J. SCULLY. Aint. in Bond atTMt. THE PROOF of th puddlnc la In th atln and th proof of liquors IS IN SAMPLING That's an arromant that'a con. olualv a dmontT.tloa Ours will stand th tt HUGHES & CO. E SOCIETY OF LONDON. Established during Ut reign of Queen Ann. A. D. 1714. FIRE AND LIFE. ttuosonoM Capuai iw.uuu no Asaets IMlA.tW 00 Burplus to policy holder 4.W1.BI 00 Exolualv of paid up capital Law Union and Crown Fire and Life Insur ance Co. Subscribed or guiranteed cap ital $T,(oat0tM Capital paid op l.Kf.Kt M W.U,t Ml Catton, Bell & Co. Gen.! Agents, fa rranelsao, OaL Samuel Elmore & Co. Raldnt Agent i, Astoria, Orftgen. WILL RIVAL THE 0. R. & N. The Northern Pacific to Build a Line Down the Colum bia River. THEY MEAN BUSINESS i Unices Tricks ft Pljbts Are Of- fcrtltythe 0. R. & N. Work Will Commence it Once. WILL BRING COMMON POINT Rites So Long Asked For Will Cone With in Opposition Line to Tldcwiter. IVUTIAND. Ore., Au. L Th Ore. (inian tomorrow will ny: Tlw Northern l' HL- rattrujd vomiuiny haa dntcrniliird to cumr Into lur:Uuwl down the Columbia river !. If It cannot tri Irailtag over th O. R. A N- ntalo line It win tul!il tlin the north bank ot the Co. lutubia. Iurltujt hi. -telt In Portland last we I'reUc.tt Mellen of th Northern TacUlc thu extincjw hlntMf to more than one tu.lfw.. mart In the court of privM ciivrtln. 1(1 Malrment was so pualtlw and unequivocal and M Km been rvp!nl o often, that It may now b t. n.ljTi-l a pul)Hc tojrfc. 'Ptvaldem Met krn adtnlrtml lh' lit Northern TacUlc hd been forwd Into lis rnt p"iklon by toti arJty. rr'IJertt Uetten al de :r.-. that Ite mutt ha;- Imroedtat a iuran? from th O. R. ft N. of trackage rte-ht. on H kno from Leiton to Port- I land Or his comtuny will l one becln the pjntrui'lM of a line to cover the hole dUtane?. No..- the qu-lon a preented to th O. R. N. and lie alllew take this form: Is tin. a blurt? If so, to what extent? The O. R. A N. holds an lncimirb!e (pattlM. and It Is n to be wonderod lht lh Northern Pwlftc should want to bar It. It Is parli.Hilarly dtntraWe when th Non!trn PaWAr hall build th Lew. Wton-Miou out off, that It should have a Mn down Uw Columbia river so as to rentier t'h Portland service In all roup.", the sum aa It renders to Pugwt sound. ll"ll- the Northern Padllo warns to a'4ll Itself of a line that Is aFI dojm nd. for haullna; heavy pro. dwts o Its territory In the Columbia liver basin to tldaater. The Northern Paclllo claims thai by followliw do-i th Miwwula-UewlMon cutliiff It aill tve th shortest Hnc from Portlnid to Chkviffo; al from Puuet KMind lo Chloatfo. Th sum of money new.ary for thi Northern Pacific lo build fn n Por'lvid 6o Lcwtnton Is esti mated at 112.01,000. and President Mellen j afe,ns that it will b an easy problem for the road to meet its operating x wnses, and pay for fixed ohanges. .. . I i u i DBWEY AT OIHCAOO. Prparatl'Ws Delnat Made for Flttltaj Entertainment In the Windy City. II lg Ills CHICAGO, Aug. l.-The members Of the' Fall festival committee are confident trat A'lmlral Dewey wilt accent their Invitation to be present at th laying ot Ut corner stone of the new federal building. Postmaster Gordon, Chairman of the federal committee, Is in posses, alon of an Informal notice to the efI!"ot that the admiral will accept. Id Is expend! that Admiral Dewey .will arrive In New York on September XI, and will spend three or tour day hi that ctty. From theire tie will go to Washington, where a sword will be pre- sarited to him by the people of that lty. OoOobef has been sheeted as the date for i ad-nliul'a dipartusk!for Chloago. On 'it.- th sine day that AdsWral Dewey leave Washington two other special; train pruixu-.'d, for the oeoaalon will leav tluvt oily, one (bearing W presldiMit and the nembrs of hla oalblnet, and Uie other tk Judges of tli supremo court and chr prominent invited guets. The three itmln will trarel over different r4.d. A aStlng of the federal oommltU 1U bo hold thi week and aa Invitation wttl U ient to A linlral Center through Mlttliuer 8trr( who will ba akn to t'M All hU Influnvr lo bftve th ctmlral pt h Invitation. Adhnlrah fluntwon nd .lilcy alrAtily hv twon InvUM n4 th omimlttni hoiH- that fh four d mlr.ki wlH m t In th My. An Imriu. tkm wlM b nt Ex-Prtatdent danf.ird B. Do), of HJI, throurh 6a Pranitx Tho committ wMob will convey Kh kirttatUxt of ttie foVra oom mil: to IVIfont tlUt, of Jlrxkoo. wilt b r3id durn tt wk. Prpra. tl'm for tti dwrtur iredy havw ben mania and tra'Mportii.'Jnn facUltl mr.. The coromttt wilt l-v. th eity cti Frldy 'Aufu U for th City of M loo. A LtOM OP ATTRACTION. Crowd fanped th PajM of Dewey Through th Street of Trie!. HEW YORK. Aoa;. t-A kwptch to th Journal and Advertiser from Trtest says: 1 A-lmlral IXnrey apenft a qutot day atrot ;iir ailuut Trl Uil , wftenioon and evonintf but w.i vrywtef followed by troaxls ut iwoj.le. f?ap shot photrarb fiends continually dof hb tt., nap. plntr iheir ravnerua until tti attmlrai rouM no l-mgr ootwea hi ann-anc. In the event rig ttw a-bnlral acromfkUiled by detain Laitberton and FUa; Lletiten. ant Brumby, rMted th Cafe SiwovbJ In tl PUtn Omnd. Th kfc tu quickly crjmijej with people who (Uttered around and stared reapactfully M the American officers. Durbar the day Ad miral Dewey ;id a farewell visit to the Do Martini family, the only Americans Itvlntf Wi Trt.-. Mia Nellie De MarUnt who hud preuel him with a bouquet on the arrival of th Oiyrnpta aang and Mis MuichM-ka De Martini played for bkm. The Admlnl w sjTwatly pleaaed with th muc and frallantly comp.imented Mm xuruj iailteii aaylng: "I never heard such a fine amateur singer nor a better player." "h atrjUlna- about the street the H'imtral entered glore shop and Immed. lately the place wn beleed by hundreds of peiple. IN0BR30I.L LEFT NO WILL ! Ho TtaJtrltt tike Ma.?hlnery cif Law Bu- flceutt to Settle Ml Estate. NBW YORK. Aug. l.-A man who ts cl.ely cormevej with the rate Colonel Itoliert O. Ingemoir famSy saw that no j t ill of Colonel Inger.011 haa been found I and that noUxiy who knew the colonel, Though, there waa one. 'Th colonel dU no toeltm-e In wills." he said. "All who knew him well, have lMrd him say no frequently. H4s theory waa that a man's estate ahouk) be settled and distributed by the machinery of the law oan:r.iy..d for then purpose," "Do you know if he ever expressed any wfeh about tiie dfwiUlon of his estate?" "Nj; h is very rmtv.bajbl that he (ltd. I don't think he ever thought much about that subjewt. He considered the law fair and was willing u "tru-tt tl." As to what Colonei Ingerroll left, the man said he did not betleve anybody knew yet. He thought It extremely un likely tlkilt the family had made any ln xetatlgMlona. THE BOUNDARY Qt' EST ION. Claim That the Old Russian Un Paalnly Ma.-kl by Monuments. 8AN FKANOtSCO. Aug. l.-John Zaoh. art. a mining expert oit thk, city, chiinw to po Information w'hlch he ,beUeves will have an Important bearing on the Akinka boumtury dlpute. Zachart de clares that the old Rusnlan boundary 1s defined by monuments placed at short Intervals and tha Inclosed m each I a chart of the Rueelan pottaemkw. He I of the teller that the duplicates of the charts ere on file at St. Petersburg. Zav&rt says that an expedition would have little trouble In finding end follow, hsr up this boundary tine of monument and thalt the charts would prove ot in. estrlmable value ot seltllng the dispute bettfeen this country and Canada. TUB HARRfMAN PARTY ARRIVES. PORTLAND, Or., Aug. l.-Th Harrl- inan party of scientists arrived her this morning from Alaska on th steamer Geo. W. EHe. They were given a re. oeptton tonight at th realdehce of Mr. H. L. Pittock. Tom arrow the party will leav for h east n a epeolal train over the O. R. ft N. THB SENATOR 8IOHTHD. BAN FRVN'CISOO. Aug. l.-Tk Iran. port Be.ia.tor from Manila carrying th PeraiMylrfcsi raTlmeni waa sighted three n-llou out alt p. m. THE B0YC0H CONTINUES Cleveland Strikers Try to Shut Off the Soldiers' Source of Supply. PARTIALLY SUCCESSFUL General Axline Says, However, That He Has Fonnl s Cool Way to Smash It. ELIHU ROOT IS INAUGURATED Hew Secretary of War Calls Forth the Good Wishes of Alter Who Invokes Bis Blessior. CLEVELAND. Aug. t-AdJutant Gen eral Axline sail tonight that be has found a way to araash the boycott so tar a It aflooted the troop. Every day at not the u Idler arrived they bar been subjected to petty annoyanxs because of the re ft sal of merchants to sell them necessary sipplle. Oenral Axttne p-itntcd out the other day that thee merchants could be irosecuted under th civil right, law, Mch requlr all keflper of Inns. res. taurants and places of public amusement aid aooommodutlon, to serv an peo. rX allk. Tonizht General Axline de. c tared that if any more cocnplalnts of dilscrknlnation arainat the soldiers came to him he would appoint a Judge advocate to woceed against the merchants and thus seek to bring them to tame. There seetm to be a disposition to stir up trouble among the employes of the little consolidated oooxpary. More than half of rtiem have been Initiated In. to the union of the big consolidated form. er employes, and a dispatch ha been sent to Senator Hanna, who Is In France, ask lug hln If he. aa presldtint ot the little oonooit'LUed company, wflt recognise the virton. No answer has yet been received to the cs)Wgncn. A prominent physician tonigtit gave an Instance ot the my In which the boycott 1 being en'orJ-Hl. He say he wws called to so a little girl, who was dying- He yaa met by two men who told ban he had better not attend the chMd, as her fttiar was a "scab." He replied that tliey ought to serve notice of a boycott on th Almighty and Inform him that they w.vrtd not go to heaven, for th cl lid would be there In a shorttlme . . KLIHl' ROOT TAKES OATH OF OFFICE. After the Ceranony the Retiring Secre. retary Conyraulates the New Official and Wishes Him Success. WASHINGTON. Aug. l-Mr. Ellhu Root rok the oart of office as secretary ol ar at 10:15 this morning. Th ceremony ocurr?d In the large office of the secre tary of wwtr. in the presence a: Sec re taries AhjT. Gage, Hitchcock, Assistant Secretary Melklejohn, a large number of army officers In uniform and other em. ployes and tha offiola) oath was artmln- tstered by Judge Cole, of the District su promo court, after which Alger advanced and s'iooIc hands with 'the new secretary, and sail, with evident feeling: "With all my heart, I comrratula,te you and the administration. You mill find around you here men who will help In th arduous duties of your position. May G.-d 'bles you and give you strength., ANOTHER COALING STATION. NBW YORK. Aug. t-A special to the HfiUld from Waffilngtion, says: The navy department has long desired a ouUtng staition on the west ooaat ot Chili and at In thouht not improbable Asssiwux'Pv Makes the food more delicious and wholesome wt bum wwr w.,iiww that our mircWtjr to Chid may b eon. ductig ne;tfatlona with a view to so' ?urtig a cowling eiutkra in thai looaitty, but aotluo by oonrKK wU be necessary b-jfvri It can b acquired. WelUnia . Mend I in longKud ) degree south very near th ooaat at Chill. It tJI miles Ions; and II mUe wide. , , , A DESERVED PROMOTION. ""!' Engineer Entwlstl. a? th Olywpla. Re. tired With the Rank of Rear Admiral. NBW YORK, Aug. l-from Engineer to rear admiral, is th advancement won by James Eruwtotie. on of lite heroes of the bat'le of Manila Day. Entwtntl was In t navy during the ttvK war and has err! L'nn flam on 0i sea ever alnce. ; When war waa declared with padn-, be had rteea to fee fleet engineer iwtth Ad miral Dewey's squadron. He we on th Olympk at th admiral' Me during th bulttl and ht) pronnptitud waa uoh that he waa oompttanented afterward by Dewy. The great commander d w: laired. too, that the faultle condirlon of th n-hlrtery thro who m the net and th excellent man if men t of Entwbrtl were airgety repovl?le for the wtplng out of the Sp&alartis. Admiral De -y hutlhermor referred In r;ry cojiiillnventjsry manner to En twiatle In a speech which be cnad in Austria. He must ban- spoken at head, quarters as well, for it waa not ion; after the great battle that a oamtntiwVui aa oaptain arrived for EnrwWtl. Captain Entwhvie wras near the age Itmlt and wu sent lo his home at Peter son, N. J., with the expexaktlon of toeing retired. He Is spending the summer at Lake Qeirge and received no Information a' tJie action in his cai unit! a few days ego. Then he had a letter from Acting Secretary Alien, of Vhe oavy de. narfenent, Worming him of hi rtlr. meni under the provisions of the person, net bill. The letter ahw Informed Caoiaain Entwistie that he would have hereafter the rank and shree)uarters of the sea pay of a rear admiral. Admiral EotwlKle will Onfca the um. mer at tJie sake and thinks that ha may afterward be assigned to shore duty. H has juet received a fine medal of The sort ordered by congress for all the heroe ot ManlK. DONT LIKE THE GRUB. An . Engl4h Artist Complains Us Ills Treatment by Otl alt Mania. , ' ' T LONDON, Aug. L-tA special artist of 1 the Dally GrapiHc a this ctty now in thf Philippine iKlands. has been Indulging to a vigorous growl at th treatment which be says he ha been subjected) to "by th uhortt!) who are so deficient In com. nn sense, to say nothing of courtesy, as toforb:) an artist the assistance which n might provide for himself by emmglng servants to carry food which th military author! deiln to supply even now on payma.it." h adds: "It this campaign t.vre cond'icted oy th British, "there would be officers comnvmdlng at the base and tines of conmunlcatlon, roads would be rair."!! streams -ould t bridged or ferries establlehed and supply trains would be moved along, establishing de. pots." St'ED FOR LIBEL. An ArtMe tn Review of Reviews Gets an ',. Entrllwhman In Trouble, ' '' NBW YORK. Aug. t A dmpatoh to phe Hfr.iJd from Hong Kong says: Howrd W. Bray, an Englishman who belong to the Fnlpino Juttta here, has been sue,l for $50,000 ('Mexican money) ilamn'.'s for libel by a Filiino mumed Arttacho. The Ubd a'a.. contained In an article Mr. Bray wrote for the Review of Re. vhiws, an.1 was printed In the Issue of that mrurtutne for June 13. which has Just reached here. Th article referred to Aratche as a "swindler, vagaibond. rene. 4gad and knave." AOariHINO COALING BTATTON8. NBW YORK, Aug. t-A dispatch to the HeiuM from Buenos Ayre says: . Aacordang to advices trom iMage.llan Straits, the American minister at Santi ago, Chile, has puiV'hased! various Islands of tha Wellington edvjhliwtago with th bjoot ot establMtlng coaling station.