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The Viola from this port, arrived
at Liverpool on,he oth.
Be in time to secure y;ir masks.
They have arrived at Adler's.
The barkentine Webfoot ana the
brig Orient each arrived at Knappton
The sale at JIolHen's on Saturday
opened by the disposal of a number of
umbrellas at nomii . 1 rates.
Those extra valentines have ar
. rived at Adler'-c Thev are of all sorts,
and will be disposed of to order.
Mr. B. Van Dusen, of this city,
joined the Geo. W. Elder at this port
yesterday, and proceeded inland on
The steamship Great Republic is
advertised in the San Francisco pa
pers to sail for Astoria and Portland
on the 20th.
Purser Hughes of the Elder lias
our thanks for a good file of -late pa
pers. Charles; may your shadow
never "row less.
The cargo of the Hera turned out
in sjileudid condition. She lias 400
tons on board for Astoria, and about
2100 tons for Portland.
Mr. J. T. Borchers, of the Astoria
"laundrv was the purchaser of lot 5,
block 49, at 'the auction sale at E.
Uolden's on Saturday.
Tho Hera yesterday landed a large
1xiler and several splendid fishing
boats at the new cannery of Mr. Wm.
Hume, foot of Olney street.
Mr. Willis, whose absence from
the city for a long time past has been
observed, returned by the Elder yes
terday, lookuig hale and hearty. Wel
Cannerymen and business men
n general will 'do well to examine
Adler's now stock of Blank-books and
Stationery which he bought in ihe
'East and "offers at less than Portland
The Oregon Steam Navigation
company have recently purchased the
lot and building originally occupied by
0. H. Page& Co., umd the Western
union "telegraph company, ocihe road-!
The Washington Capital of Janu
ary 19th says "Donkey Masquerade"
in the name of a sly social entcrtain
mant in Oregon. Don you aro mis
taken. The donkeys belong to -Washington's
Mr. Geo. W. Huinc who has be
come largely interested at Astoria of
late years, is again in our midst, and
his host of friends greet him cordially.
He is about to embark in other enter
prises here, and we wish him all pos
The schooner Alpha, under her
mew ownership is -going through a pro
cess of much improvement at the
wharf of Peter Rnney. Bulwarks are
placed on her, the rudder straightened
-up, etc. She will be employed in the
Talking about tall treesbig saw
iogs, etc., -a, friend tells us of a spruce
tree chopwd down in this vicinity last
Areek, -the limbs from which made 28
oords of wood, which sold in Astoria
at. $3 50 per cord. Nearly 100 for
'the limbs alone; what
.moit Vii4- Tnnm ha
There 13 a law against selling
stale oysters in Oregon.
The Dovenby from this port, ar
rived at Glasgow on the 22d ult.
Capt. Spurgeon, of Fort Canby,
was registered at the Occident yester
day. The Occident was the liveliest last
evening that we have eeen it since the
opening of winter.
For Fresh Roll Butter, Cabbage,
Cauliflower, Oranges and Lemons go
to J. V. Gearharts.
We are tflad to hear that a regu
lation 'is coming into force which
.provides that when people travel wiih
a whole hardware store lttfi. trunk they
must pay freight.
Mrs. Dr. Lou "Patterson, one of
the finest test mediums on the Pacific
const, loEt a piece rtf jewelry in Olym
pic She advertised it. This is one
of the best proofs of the efficacy of
advertising that can be adduced.
How drrcs it happen that the mail
for Forts Stevens and Canby always
goes up thcTiver before it goes to the
posts? Will Mr. Citsick make a note
of that. We do not wish to seem the
least bit obtrusive, but these things
arc matters of interest to this public
A few days ago our attention was
attracted to a beautiful boquet of flow
ers from Brookfield, in the hands of Dr.
Baker. We thought what a glorious
advertisement that would be of this
region, were it to be placed on exhi
bition in Now York or Philadelphia.
Lieut. -DeLong, U. S. N., in com
mand of Bennett's steam yacht, Jean
nettc, has been ordered to Washing
ton. The object of his journey is sup
posed to be in connection with the re
lief movement in aid of Professor
Ntirdenskjoid's vessel, now supposed
to be in peril in the Polar seas.
Mr. W. T. Bodley, secretary of
the Lucky (or unlucky Queen gold
and silver mining company, infor ms
us that at the la3t meeting, held in
Roseburg last month, the mine was
leased for one year. Two new direc
tors were elected. Officers are the
same as last year. We now look for
stock in this mine to become valuable.
What heels some women (coming
to Oregon on the Elder, for instance,
yesterday), do wear. It is the most
silly and absurd notion that a boot
heel must resemble a funnel to be
pretty. One of those dames got her
delicate foot caught in the cracks ol
Squemoqhe street roadway yesterday,
and she returned to .the steamer
minus part of her sole.
In company with Capt. J. G. Hustler
we crept through the keyhole and got
inside of Liberty-hall yesterday to ee
what was going on. We found out
this much: vThat after Stockton and
Pike get through there, all the old
tobacco epit, loose rafters and other
repulsive things will be gone forever,
und Liberty-hall interior will look as
nice ae New Market theatre.
Mr. Whitelaw has a new idea in
regard to the hulls of the steamers
Constitution and Colorado, now behv
broken up by him in San Francisco.
He intends to cut their ends off
square, and make floating docks of
them. It is calculated that each will
take up vessels of 1000 tons. They
are to be ready by next August. As
toria would be a good point for one of
The Rockland (Maine) Opinion of
a recent Hate thus refers to an event
which transpired in that city at the
father of our fellow towns-man, Mr.
E. R. Hawes : " The sociable at Mr.
and Mrs. Wm. G. Hawes', on Tues
day, was a perfect rush ; the old man
sion was completely filled. All en
joyed ihemselves. The disposition to
keep late hours wa3 in the ascenden
cy. Sorrylo see it ; bad example."
After enduring a severe -mental
ordeal over the question, an
-eastern leader of fashion "isas t last
decided that whituHrid gloves may be
consistently worn, even in deep
mourning, at an evening. party. .The
value of thi3 information to the world
cannot bo reckoned in dollars ar.daisooF the firm of Barbour Brothers,
cents, nd will doubtless pass into his-! -tf vv R.rhnnr'. thread are so
t crop.tothejtorjoneof tho greatest achieve-1 well known to the Columbia river fish
i. It beats .the ments of tho century in wfiioh ' ormon that thev will likelyvW&e an
The legend of Iiurliae.
It is a source of considerable satisfac
tion to us to know that we have critical
and even classical readers. On Sunday
we published a brief paragraph invit
ing information respecting Lurline.
in view of the fact that it was so'much
esteemed in this portion of the conti
nent at present, that poets vwere nam
ing pieces Lurline; artists were dres-,
singthe "Lurline" m 'character a't mas
querades; and one of our capitalists
had christened one of the -finest stea
mers afloat in these northern waters
Lurline. Our-corrcspondent requests
that we surpress his name from the
public, 'but promises to send us a few
more gems for The Astorian this
$'ear, -making it the leading family
paper of Oregon. Following is
THE LEGEND OF LUItLIXE.
Der noble Bitter Hugo
llotle oud in it slipeer und helmet,
Und he cooms to der punks of Rhein.
Und oop dor rose a mermaid, ;
Vot don'd got nodings on ;
Und she says, Oh Bitter llujio,
Vere you goes mit yourzelf alone?
Den he says. 'I rides in de creenwood,
Mit heline und mit slipeer,
Till I cooms to ein Gasthaus
Und den 1 trinks zom peer."
Und don oudshpoke dot maiden
Vot don d got nodings on.
41 dondd'nk mooch of beeples
Dot goes mit demselfs alone;"
You'd pett?r eoom Kown in tier vasser,
Vere deie's lots of dings to see,
t gifs you a shblendid dinner
Oof you dravcls along mit rae;
Derc is drunks all full mit money,
In ships dot sunk here of old ;
Und ou helbs yourzelfs, py erayshess,
To-shhmnerin crowns of gold;
Yoost dink of Hem spoons und vatches
Yoost look at desc diamond rings;
Coom down und (ill your hockets,
Und I kiss you like eferydings;
Vot you vants raitschnaps und lager?
Coom down into der blue Rhein
Dere ish pintles der Kaiser Sharlemane
Vonce filled mit golden wine.,
Dot fotched him ; he slitood sbellbound,
She pulled his coat-tails down;
She-drew him under der vasser,
Dot maided mid nodings on.
Prize to Le Awarded.
For the benefit of all thoee who in
tend masking at the coming masquerade-ball,
we aro authorized to ay
that there will be a. splendid prize of
fered by the manager for the best
sustained character, lady or gentle
man. The committee will be chosen
fr6m the audience and the prize
awarded just before unmasking, at
11:30 p. -h.
Additional Passenger JAut,
Following is the remainder of the
list of passengers by the Elder, which
wo were prevented from getting by
interruption to the line on Saturday.
In this case the cElder beat -the tele
graph: A Nelson,
Q P Locko.
II Jl KedQeld,
Mrs Roberts 3 oh,
E D Haven,
Dr J 11 Ueiily.
J M, Meyer,
F S Martha,
Mrs M Ford.
P U McKee,
C Oranur, rf k. child,
W J Coburn,
0 P GoBboir,
P II Tindoll,
J W Mulligan & family,
Mrs II Wooks fcfon.
Important.fca the Ladles of Astoria.
Mrs. A. Gin'der, next door to Tnc As
toria officer-takes pleasure in inform
ing the ladies of Astoria and vicinity
that she has just opened a well selected
stock of Ladles underwear, and Chil
dren's and Infants goods, to which she
invites the attention of purchasers.
vLeut. Everett, of Fort -Stevens,
enlivened our sanctum with'his pres
n3 for an hour yesterday. From
him we gleaned some interesting facts
relative to the 'treatment of Indians,
affairs in Alaska, etc., which it will be
our pleasure to present to the public.
The steamer St. Paul, now in San
Francisco, is being literally torn to
pieces, for the purpose of altering and
improving her. Martin Bulger has
the management of tho job, and to
gether with like labor on the Alexan
der and Victoria (late Bolivar) he has
his time pretty well occupied.
Referring to an article in another
column from the Belfast XIrelana)
News, it should be stated that Mr.
JohnD. Barbour is the senior member
of' the arm ot William BftfoonrSons,
"miJon r,-r mills Tjlsbuni. Ireland,
interest in rs&ding ich items.
AROUND THE CITY.
Valentines, all kinds, C. A.May's
Freh oysters in every style and
at all hours at'the. Pioneer restaurant.
Fresh California roll butter, or
anges, lemons, and limes at the grocery
store 'of J. Strauss.
Shipmasters wishing to secure
seamen can have their wants supplied
by calling at the Chicago house, Main
J.Strauss received a large lot of
the best quality of keiosene (Evening
Light), by the Hera lat evening. Call
around and'feave your orders.
Get your baskets filled for a little
money at Bailey's.
Fresh ovsters in every style at
Schmeers'. See advertisement.
Parties in want of good C'dar
Shingles will do well to applvtoH. C.
Comcgys, Kalama, W. T.
; -Peter Runey Is .till In the market
with all kinds of 'building materials in
his line, nas just received 100,000 lath,
2,000 bushels of snnd. and a large stock
of fifet nnnlity of brick at'his warehouse
foot of Benton street.
Mr... Stewart. stone and marble
cutter of Astoria will guarantee satis
faction to all ordering work of him, and
win do a better job for less money than
any outside workman. His work in the
cemetery here should besufficientrecom
inendation. Before you let your con
tracts for work of.ihis kind it woriid be
well to call upon Mr. Stewart.
Capt.71. G. Hustler wishes to give
everybody timely notice that if that
school tax is not paid within alow days
costs will certainly follow.
Trenchard & Upshur have at Iheir
store samples ot cedar net floats made
byTixlev, at Westport, and which will
be 'furnished in quantities to suit at
Call at Mrs. Derby's when you
wish any article in the millinery line.
Trimmed hats selling at cost.
A small house to let in a desirable
locality for residence. Inquire at this
A stunningly beautiful selection
of valentines were opened at the City
Book store last week. Call around and
If you want anything in the line
of Cigars, Tobacco. Notions, Fruits, etc.,
call at Fosters, on fl? Roadway.
""P. ,T. Goodman, on Main street. has
just'Teceived the latest and most fash
ionable style of gent and ladies boots,
Wood of all kinds, ami a splendid
lot of pitch wood, at Gray's wharf, for
sale'in lots to suit purchasers.
Fresh fruits and vegetables at
-New invoice of those Medallion
Ranges at Magnus CCrosby's.
Since the last report of clearances
from the Astoria custom house 'was
made for publication in The Astoihan,
the following vessels have cleared for
European ports with cargoes and values
as specified. Shipments from Portland
are noted as they eccur:
To Liverpool, per Oban Bay, Feb. 3d.
Flour from Astoria 1.778 bbl $ 8,'J2t 00
A'i.oat "7,7Wctls lSQOOO
Total Astoria 2211 00
FlotnMrom Portland 9,032 bbR..
Wheat " " - 0.000 ctls ...
4 1,930 00
Total value S77.M1 00
To QueensUncn, per Caitlock, Jan. 31.
Wheat fro Afltoria... n.M2 ctls... $W.SI0 c
" Portland-28.899 "... '&! 00
Totals 38.5 51 ctls 357,774 00
To Qiuenstoien, per Hannah Lamdlcs, Jan. S3.
Wheat from Astoria... 44,243 ctls... $73,214 00
To Queenstmen, per Iiittcncorth, Jan. filth:
Wheat from AFtoria 90ctls $ 1.6(,0 00
' Portland- 27370 " 4bm 00
To Liverpool, per Sabrina, Jan. 37th;
Fhrarfroro Portland... 9.421 bbls... $43,500 00
Astoria 813 " 4.as0 01
Total flour 10.37
Whoat from Portland- 704
Total valuo - $o0,SS0 00
To Queenttotcn. per Jiurepa:
Whoat from Astoria... 10.011 ctls... $187 00
' Portland- 27.fc " ... 4S.4-H 00
Totals 38,472 SS7.181 00
Tfl Queenxtoirn, per 'Alice Ii. Coeper:
Whoat from Astoria 39.ti34-ctl9... S698 80
To lueenstoxen, per Waxtteater:
Whoat from 'A rtnria... 20r2ctl SWO,1)
To Liverpool, per Robert Lee:
Flour from Astoria... S.231 hf Jks
' Tortland- 14.759 "
31.4 JS 00
Total floor. 20.000
Wheat from Astoria... ,Wr ctl...
" Portland, 9,657 ' ...
To Qiuenstoien, per Brodcek Bay:,
Wheat from Portland- 25.3JS ctbj... $,350 00
To Liverpool, per Sherr,ter:
Flour from Astoria -8.016 hf "ka
- " Portland - 2t;W "
Total flonr. 32.PS3
Wheat from Portland- 0,103
To Qiieenslovm, per Strathearn:
Whot from Aftori t... 5.8T7 clip
" - Portland-3-),8 a ..
Totals - - 38.6 59
To Queenstown, per Nairnshire:
Whnat fflom Astoria.. 4.0 7 ctl
" Portland- 28,881 - -.
$7 031 00
TJaat evening closed at Astoria
wiih another one of those beautiful
gnow storms, -and if 'the gronnH were
in'ood condition, ccndrteara3 and cut
ters in style, our citizens ccrrid jen-
jy .a gd old fashioned down-east
sleigh ride, as it is, the only allusion
to slaying will come from the sty of
the well-fed perker: "The beautiful
snow' has come' he said, "and slay
ing will sorb here."
gTEVEXS & JOPIIX,
Trucking, Draying, ana General
Done to order, and satisfaction -guaranteed.
XKS-Wrood for sale, and Qelivered to order.
,Q T. KEII,
Comer of "Front and A streets.
PORTLAND - - - - OREG43N
tfH-Late butcher in the Central Market.
"11IAS. A. 3IAY,
Foreigi and Iomcsiic Fruits,
Nuts, Candies, Yankee Notions, Toys.
Finest brands of
CIGARS AND "TOBACCO.
Clienamus stieet, - Astoria.
OCCrDENT SHAVING SALOON,
Astoria Liquor Store,
AUO. DANIELSON, Proprietor.
"Water st. Roadway, - Astoria, Oregon.
Importer and dealer In
FOREIGN AND TJOMESTJC CIGAIS.
Sole agent for tire celebrated
Branch of MARX & JORGENSEN, Portland.
Malv Street, Astoria Oregon,
BERGMAN & BETiJlY
"PESPECTKULLY CALL THE ATTEN
I tion of the public to tho fact that the
above Market will always bo supplied with a
FULL VARIETY BEST QUALITY
FRESH ANrTcUPiD MEATS!
Which will be sold at lowest rater, wholesale
and retail. Special attention given to suppb
D. K. Warrrx.
C. A. McGoiRu
Astoria Market !
Corner of Chenamus and Cnsa street,
WARREN & McGTJTRE, Proprietor
(Successors to Hobgun cfc Warren.
Whalesaio nd Rtail Dealer? in all kinds u
Rregfi and Cured Meat!
A full line of Family Groceries,
CANNED FRUIT. 'VEGETABLES, ETC.
us-Butter, Eggfl, Cheese, etc. conrtafltbj
sar Ships supplied at tho lowest rates.
T IS A POSITIVE TRUTH
That honsekeepprs can do better bv deali&x
with J.Tt;wIRT.t)n"Ma!n street, as
heyceepsttoe best, of
BRUITS, CANUTES. NUTS,
LIQUORS AND CI0ABS,
And also from Clatsop every other day
FBESH BUTTEB, EGGS, CHEESE,
CLAMS, DUCKS, CHICKENS,
And everything that la needed In the cook
ing line at the lowest living prices.
Call and examine before purcimrfM else
where. J. K.TFljRT.
CITY BOOK STOKE,
MAIN ST., ASTORIA.
CR&S. STJEVJ3SS & SON
Invite the attention of pnrchaaerelo their
Tire Finest Selection 1
IThe Cheapest Prices 1
The Greatest Worth. I
LADIES' DIATUIKS.AND PURSES
COMB AND BBU8H POCKETS:
CUTLERY, .IEWEIJBY, CHARMS,
LADIES FANCY UOABD. ETC;
OLD PENS AND PENCILS;
PAINT PENCILS, GUTTAPERCHA
EXCEIIOR DIARIES, tiLANK
BOOKS, STATIONERY, ETC.
S"A11 goods sditfc at lowest ish prices.
CI IAS. STLVENS & SON.
City Book. Store to Mainstreet, two doors
from the Tioneer Restaurant, opposite Ihe
bakery of Mra. C. Binder.
ALSO IMPORTEIt OF
CA-RPETS. OIL CLOTHS, TfALL.
irAll kintis of repairing promptly at
tended to. and furattaramaiie to order.
TA full line of pictnTo -mouldings and
Haines, brackets, window cornices, etc.
I-Full stock .nd lowest prices, comer of
Squeinocc'lia and Mn street. AMtoria.
A RARE CHftNCL
I WILL SELL ANY OR ALL OP THE
following described property, viz ;
19 Acres, Sec 22, T. 8, S. f M t f
Also, In Olneys Astoria
CLots 1, 3, 3, aad 4, la Rlect 7t
CU 3, 4, , aad ft, in 8Ick lMf
Karl kalf rxifrck t,-i li ,
, DAVID EIGAXL3.
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