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ASTOKIA, OK BOON, THURSDAY KOUMNG, AUGUST 10.
A ft M??
irv . i 1 i'-' ".i is i.'i i.m la if t i a '
Are not made from the tcrav'ile
or in kindergarten uliool.
Eclipse Hardware Co.
W aiv Trading Btntrspn.
Acne Glutea Farina, Acme Whrit
Sii FmbcIsco. Cal. Astoria, Ore. Falrtaven. Wasb. !
Writ Um for Prl.ta !
Here Is a List
Ot some High Grade Goods at moderate prices
RALSTON HEALTH POODS In great variety
fresh from the mills,
AROMATIC SPICES flUBmnteed the finest.
TILLMAXN'S J'URE EXTRACTS.
CHASE & SANBORN'S COPPEES ire
, rivalled. Together with I host of other
ROSS, HIGGINS & CO
leui Zealand fin Iosaraoee Go
Of New Zealand.
W. P. Thomas, Mgr.. San Francieco.
UNLIMITED LIABILITY OF SHAREHOLDERS.
Subscribeti Capital . ' " '". $5,000,000 ' '
Paid-Up Capital ' " ' 000,000
Assets . 2,545,114
Assets in United States '; 300,000
Surplus to Policy Holdera 1,718,702
Hai been Underwriting on the raciflo Coast over Twenty-two years.
SAnUEL ELMORE & CO.,
Resident Agents, Astoria, Oregon
New Crape and
Waterman Fountain Pens
Ilox Decorated I'll per
FlikfS isd 8i.nd.ri Rellrd Oils
Tin a Specialty.
An our etor k4 en-
ltti thn to 4 reaction f ny
arl in ti. crockery w Tmrd.
Foard & Stokes Co.
Will Ilk ll; so lll Ik took.
Star Etote Range
llify til who um tbtin.
If your better half 4mm tb. eaoki.g.
thai It an ddlttena.l reason why linn
should be . Star Estate Banc In your
klichM). The um of inem prvr.aU worry
I W. J. BCtTXT. Agent.
4St 8m4 tre.L
of th. pudding Is In tiis eating
aod the proof of liquor.
IS IN SAMPLING
That'p M argument that', eon.
olusfvs a dsmonertraUon.
Our will stand the teat. '
HUGHES & CO.
NOT EVERY KIND OF SHOES
find tntrtno. to our .tor. W tar tb
sort md of poor .took IllmiUr put to
f.th.r. Mik.n must 4ltvr coodt wkloh ar tip
to our randan), and that', good aouf b,
oth.rwlio they art rJctd.
Wt prmnt ovary variaty of atyla.
That li.int will anabla you to udc
what two or thraa dollar. wlU 80 ktra.
Be. our new cuahloo ahoa.
Petersen & Brown.
Bataktlriiad durtnr ttw rHvn of im
Anna. A. D. 1714,
FIRE AND LIFE.
ouoaonoatf LW itjw.wwua
urplm to poller holder. tOtUB N
Bxcdualv of paid vp capital
Law Union and Crown
Fire and Life Insur-
Subaeribed or (UiraTttMd oap
ttal sworn 00
Capital paid up UM.MO0O
ami auM,B n
Catton, Bell & Co.
0M1 Acnta, Baa FranaUoo, Oak
Samuel Elmore & Co.
Ro!iaat Afanta, Aatorta, Oragoa.
Governor Geer Makes Today
Lecal Holiday to Honor
RECEPTION AT ASHLAND
Thousands Gather to Extend the
First Welcome to Heroes of
WELCOMED AT STATE LINE
Great Enthusiasm of the Soldiers oa
rasslni the Boundary Line
Entire He Intent Dined.
Uuv.rnur 0T touVi't toiued ih fut.
kln iirtKamatluo :
'To th isnle of rvcun:-liirln the
(mm ivr ih Hnvnil rfnni o Ore
aii VutuiUevnt haa bevn uphoUiiic the
AoM-rUn II In a dUtaot land, and by
Ha nny vui rvu deola haa rrfloclrd
ctvOrt uion li.'tf and aiata whk-h wm it
Ainii. Ttila rttmooi uf brnitc aulitiera
bau rriumrd 4o ua after having llnlshid
ll .rV, and aa a til tin. rexottnlttuo of
toa arduoua amrvtcea I h"C' jwatm
Till IWUAY. AUOltrr 10. 1KS. IOOI1
putillc hulUay, that all our paoi4e may
be permttted to tt4 la extendi n It a
I r eka uauiieninta wleh the tnH"rt-
nce T (h (Mat
'(ne.l) T. T. OBBlf, ttorernwr.
"Uted at iln, Oren. thii Hk lay
of Auifwn. A. I),, IS, by the venar.
F. I. LHiiilur, acrtary o atala,"
W'BITtON AT AltLANO.
I'cujile of AnhlaDd Eilend PtiUll"o
Ueroea aa Enthuhttlc Wetcume.
AMI IL AND, Au. I.-The Brat aeotloa
of train oarrWmt The Oreoo Volunteara
huaM onawed the aiaie and ma
Siskiyou niwuntalna thta marnlnv and
pulled ttfio A.WanJ at 1; At aftrrnoon
atnlilM of the taxing of wlnatlea, nrlng
cannon, the muric of bra band and
the aniatm of thouaanda of peO4e who
gathered here frutn aJt r ot Jackson
oounty u exi-nd the flnrt wetoome to
the heroea from th PMllnptoea.
Arrtvvl oS the aeuond and tMrd aerttena
o! mn beurtny the Otvgn voTumaera
wrtneaaed; (roprtltion of the reoepUon
anvonled ie flrat truln load of returning
Orgun veteran of the HUlrane at
The feature of the rweptlon waa a
twrt addrew by ClplaUi Gilbert, who
ajxke fefJltHfly and wh worUa of iirale
ftr the gw.nl rk of the Or.'ffon volun-
leera and of tht comfort to tho who
mourned the Ion of the kvved one fal
en In the field and hoHpJtal ami burled a't
Uurnalds post, O. A. K., of tbia city.
Had plaretsd thrtr flag and banner el-
come home" at the atate boundary, and
aa the train panavd cheeri vera given by
the wlumoara who exhibited great en
thiMtasm And eattolWtlou on again
rmKtring Orogon ault.
The aptendUl condition of the nwn ot
the nvtment ootnmandcd lite admiration
aid pride of the people who had gathered
(o grlva them welcome.
The crowd hers today waa on of the
torgcat aver aeon In the county, people
outndnt from far and near.
A great mastiff dog W went with
tUte rwirtment through it a oampailga and
Olttle FUMno manueil adopted by the
regtinenl, ttraHed much attention.
In addition to furnWMng a aplenoMd
dinner for tha erntlra regiment, a aiell
proKmai of enttfMaliuneat wluTOlngj
oonqwny B, of (thla city, homa was pre-1
iparexl, laolurlng a general feast under
the dlraotlon of Ashland ladles In the
BJNTBRTA1NED AT R08BBURQ.
ROSHBtTRa, Aug. O.-Ttoa flrat bait
tnllotx of volurtteera, Oovarnor deer anfl
etaff. Qemeral Summers and staff officers,
arrived at :40 and were met at the depot
by a large crowd and toroh bearers. They
wore escorted to supper In a square on
Jaxtcsxm street, where the mayor of the
otty most cordially iweloomsd the officer
and men to a sumptut repast
The second! sootlon arrived at 10:20, and
tli thin amtton at 10:44. Both marched
to I he puMlc 'iur and partnrk of vi-
fYCR OMAHA riRDMBJf
UJ&T THEIR UVEB
Hht-k from an Er.actrlr Wire In a Burn
ing Uutltlliig KUls TVsn AJrjt
AIAJiA. Aug. .-"Fxjr firemen lost
ttietr Ave tontxht In a Irfase on in UP
pirr floor of ie Meroer Cbemlt-aJ Com
lny'a buK'Kng M Elovantb and llarn.y
trert. The fir. wus loatgntrkant, the
faytalrtini resulting from oonaot wiA a
Itvs wire. Ttia dead Breroea are:
Jtvi A'tams, eleutenatft.
Ouo Oetskt, rOlerman.
Cleorga Bensuo, (apenian.
ttiarlea H'iprr, rvllef driver.
'Firemen George FWer and AJbett Un-
wm. of the Cbemkal company, a la J suf
fered aeverty from the ahotk.
When the fir. bad been brougtrt under
cootM the Amnen bad been sent to
work to lower the Ing extension truck
uinn wMch they had been working. Sud
denly the men who were working at the
crunk luwertng the lald-r, fH to rtie
iwvwtrut Hmp and aiiparenoy llteieas.
In laweruig the ladder it had come in
,rrtart wMh a Mva le.trte light wire
arr1ng a currvnt of 10 voir.. Th
doxtora who were present used every
means known to retie them. Hopper
revived in a few minutes, and, aaylng he
was ail right, startled to walk away.
He Iwl only gone about SO feet when ha
dropped drad. Oelseke allowed algna of
reviving but wtien only partially rallied,
he sank bat-4 and ex.red. The other
two never snowed ans of animation.
CATIOUVS REBEL AQALNHT
A OERMAN BORN PRfEST.
BUhup Jansaen. of East St. Inuis Ex.
ounumiiiti'altw Members of Hie Parish
Who Ignore Hia Authority.
BT. LOU19, Aug. -A decree of Bishop
Jatmen, of the Rman Catholic dioreae
Be1tmle, '111.., ruiocntnttiflceticsj
mtvntwr of 6t. PMrtck'a oongragsilon of
Ensl . Unit, who are tn raaiion.
against his authority tn the matter of
aivoimlng a German-"! pnet to suc-
'cd an Irt.Vmertcan rector, went into
! efTedi wt noon, today, when the) comroun-
j fctnts head a meotlng tn deftano of the
pretax. t. . .
The congregation are ad Irish or Irlh-,
Ameri-ana. AJbout 00 persona fall undr i
jln nan. aooui pourvn m
I detail or guards armea wiu o.n-ni' .
j Inside the lnxure .were- several oases of
jutale ejrjrs ich te s1d will be
elmweivd at the bishop or any of his,
friend who undertake to aifione charge
of rh? church prorty.
JM'her Bishop Jnfn nor any rep
reserttattve rf his apiwareM at' the church,
and after waHing for aosne time those
immlM dlspereed wttA the excit)n
of a msM guard. The teaders of the to
caMed "rvitwlBon." It Is saM. have been
in oommtintln with Mgr. Mhrtlnellt,
,pml delegttt at Waahlngtiou. Tueadai
a Megrajn was reoe-1 from ; source
autborfty tn the east whloh read:
"Hold f.ist. IHsrvard the excomrounr-'
OTIS, "AN OLD WOMAN."
British Xivvt Ca.ptln Woumxe Hta
ITanngwrnent of PhlMpiams War and
iys He Ougiht be ReoaHed.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. S.-A apecfal
from Vlctola, B. C, atat tha Comma n.
der P. 8. 9t. John, of tlhj British war.ip
Ptacook, ao haa arrived therw on the
Empress of Jnipao. severely orteiaea the
marnnit of the Philippine campaign
by 0veral OWs. Ife Is quoted aa Baying
tttat "OenenU Otis is a s".y old man
ailtlwut knowledge of ithe n.wltl or
the rwposMmiiea ef Ws portttlon, with
out aUhty to Vmprove It. The wry flrat
action of ihta gwenuuntt should be Ma
rocaM. lit a pWlful thing to see the
saorlfice of Wie toH, aplncSd men of the
American aokwerj- to Ws gross mcom.
He aJeo expreefcod tha opinion that th.
Americaj fatallitleB agTKit 6,000, art.
6)lng itihait ifhe fuow could not be IWd ow.
irg tn 'tSm press oeraoretvlp. Ho prectkX6
tluvt kf OUs 1a Wft to dlreat h annr
of oooupaitton h Amertoana wlH vir-
tuasly ba dtfejted, for, be nakl, "tlh
reibeta wll be atole to hold tfr own.
save wtthtn Una oltica of MtoUa and Bo.
j(o, and perhhp. a few square mUe. round
about, and do an tihey pUeasa.;'
DENVER MAN WINS.
DENVER, Aug. . Ktd Parker, of
Denver, defeated Billy Otte, of San Fran
Ciaoo, In tha fifth round of What waa to
have been a twenty round bout, before
the Olymjpto Atbletto dub tontfc-ht, there
by wlnriina; the Ught weight ohainplon
SMp of the west.
MacArthur Routes Much Su
perior Force Near Sao
OUR LOSSES UNKNOWN
Eight Kllld ml Twenty-Six
Wounded So Fir ts Heard
THE CAPTURE OP MEXICO
Rebels Retreat I'nltr Bill of Shot.
Leavlnj DetJmd WoinJfl
WASHINGTON, Aug. .-Gtneral OU
oonflrtna the report of a battle at 8an
Fernando In the foBowng cablegram:
Mantta-iMaioAnbur, arlth 4000 men, an
tauked the insurgent army. HMO strong.
oorjceoinkOBd around San Fernando, at
6:15 this morning. At 10 o'd a. m. ha
had driven It flva mUca In the direcBon
of Awful as. Casualties few. Tha attack
was ordered for the 7th instant; rain did
not permit the movement alt that time.
The railroad from Angeles north is badly
washed by unprecedented floodo of the
last six weeks, and it is beyond tha abil
ity of the losurgents to repair It
- CAPTURE OF MEXICO. ., ,
Rebels Routed ' From tha City and
Twelve Taken Prisoners.
MANILA, Aug., 7:50 p, m.-The Amer
ican Kweea In fighting about San Fernado
at 1 Okotock was known to be eight men
id Bed and 26 wounded.
- Tha km may pweibCy exceed these
figures aa the line is five miles long and
K is impodsifde at this hour t hear from
every point. Our troops are now about
angelea wafting for the artillery, which
haa the greatest dlfflouity in movii,
owing to the wot ground.
The atxack wa opened at t o'clock In
tbe morning, a battery of the First
artillery ehetnng Bttculor on the lett
StmultaneDusly Befl'a Thirty-sixth infan
try struck Bacotor from the south and
drove tfca rebels out. Anmoned cars,
eah with a six pounder and two gat
ling revolving cannon on board, then
mounted on the railroad track before our
One. Soon afterwardb the) guns did
Battery M of the Third artillery and luo
men of the Ioa-a regiment made a move
towards Mexico, wivUe the main body
of the troops, consistilng of the Iowa
regiment, the Seventeenth regiment and
A baitaltlon of the Twenity-second regi
ment, timler General Wheaton on the
ntgtt, and the Nlntfi and Twelfth and
Bdl's regiment, under General Llscombe.
on the left advanced ateanly, ponring
Wieir fire Into the rebels and receiving a
heavy fire In return.
The rebels were areil protected by
trenches and seemed not to lack amunl
Hon, but tbey were unable to wftlwtand
ror any )engHh of ttme the hail of shot
our artillery and lwfantry poured In on
them and retreated, leartng dead and
wounded on the field. A doten .prison
era were captured by our troops.
The reports Indicate vhat the Ninth ln
Auitry suffered the most, though the
oasuaftk? of ail the regiments are not
The wewtiher was extremely hot and
our troops suffered greatly, but there
sraa no Altering.
A company of the Sixteenth regiment
srent to the reltaf of Bell', regiment this
erfteraoon. The firing, -eept at Isolated
Makes the food more
points, bad ceased by 10 o'of..
DETAILS OF THE BATTIjI'3.
Angles Captured and WlH Now Be Baa. ,
MANILA, Aug. , 7: p. m.-Detail.
of KuiArthur'e advance beyond Ran
Fernando showed tha Americans covered
ftva miles the first five hours and at 1 '
o'clock had advanced 10 male, along- the
railway stretching on aacfi wide of it for '
two mHea and resting at nigtrt three
miles from Angeles, which win be mads
the base of operations Instead of Ban
Fernando, where a garrison of mft
have been left. The casualties are be
tween 9) and ).
Filipinos were surprised, expecting the
American forces to more afalnst Tico. ,
They i-Momi their usual tacti s ok
holding their trenches urrtt they became
too warm and then retreating In disorder.
They are now retreating beck through
Poriee. The Twelfth and Seventeenth,
regiments had the sharpest engagement
The country to covered .with rice fields
and banboo thickets, the hardest posst.
ble ground for marching. Mud in place.
Angeles is one of the rvihest towns
north of Manila and Is considered a bet
ter base of operations than San Fernan
do. The forces si San Fernando consist
ed of the Iowa regiment, Seventeenth,
Nineteenth. Twelfth and Bell's new
Thirty-el Bt9i regiment, bajttzhons of
Sixteenth, - troop F, Fourth cavalry and
fifteen guns. Movement has been plan.
ned for some time but was delayed -by
rains. Finally two days of sunsMne dried
the rlc fields sufflolently to permit the at-
tempt. American' position ned long been .
untseaaant. Rebels almost surrounded
the town and fired nightly Into It, the
Americans not replying except on ex
treme provocation. It was necessary to
keep 500 or 800 men on outpost duty cob-
stanfy. ' 1
ANXIOtrS FOR 9ETTLEMENT.
' Says George H. Murray. Premier of "
NEW TORK. Aug. . A special to the.
Tribune from Ha Wax says: A stare,
merit on the Alaska boundary question
Was made by George H- Murray, premier
cT Nova Sc-otfa. who has Juat returned '
from Wie British Wee. Premier Murray
went to Lendon three months ago to
float a new provisional loan in ttie form,
of inscribed stock for the ooneoHdattoo.
of certain bonded indebtedness of thla
province. The amount ot tjhe loan was
ISOO.OtiO. It wa subscribed twice over and
on' alls bids was above par. The question -"How
do the Britten people review Can-,
eda's attitude on the Alaska boundary
dimautty" was put to Mr. Murray. He
suid: "AM that I can property say Is that the'' '
Brltfc seem to be particularly anxious; "
to have ali matkera of possible friotkonr .
batiwwm Canada and the United State. ,
amiceibly settled. It might occur to ,
some one that there Is a tittle too much
anxiety In that direction, but aft all
no persons can "tail to see the arvunt- '
ege of bringing this about. I need
scarcely say that the people on the other ,
side of the water are nut ailile to under. ,
stand (she refusal of the I'nSted Stti'tes to
arlmte fully the matter."
AN OMINW8 SILENCE.
3nat'r Be-erldge and Other Americans
RWurned From ManSa Re-fuse to be
CHIOAOO. Aug. 9.-A spevlal to the
Times-Herald from Victoria, R. I., aay:
Senator Beveridge, of Indiana, returned
by the steamship Eopc oT China from
Manila, wthloh point he left on July 10,
accompanied 'by Mm. Beverid&e and two
leading reeVtent of the Philippine col
ony of Americans, J. Donton and W.
Wood, each of whom has made Manila
his home for more than a quarter of
"You may ay," Senator Bn-erliflga
replied to a question, "tha I absolutely
decline to express any opinion at the
present time as to General OUs. the
future of the Phlrtoplnee or anything
Donean and Wood also refused to be
I I A , .
delicious and wholesome
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