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DISTRICT XO. OXFS XEW SCHOOL HOUSE.
A MEMORIAL TO COXGRESS
WEDNESDAY DECEMIJEU 12, 18S3
ISSUED EVERY MORNING.
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sient advertising fifty cents per square, each
Around, the City.
. Election day.
"Whore do yon diao to-day?
netting was lively lost evening.
No schooners pass over the bar to-duj.
The Sttde sails for San Francisco to
Leap year with all its posslbilitieH is
only twenty days on.
There wrs no council meeting last
night no quormu.
That raffle at Carl Adier s this evening
will be at eight o'clock.
The Imperial finished loading yester
day; the Killochan clears to-day.
Good dock and goose hunting is re
ported from the sloughs near Ola ton.
Don't forget that election dinner from
11-80 to 7 at the room of the Y. M. C. A.
The Sarah Bell dropped down to
rlnvels dock yesterday to discharge .-HKJ
tons of coal.
Holden's real astate auction of eleven
lots in Olney's Astoria will be at eleven
F. C. Young, formerly of the I. X. L.
now a solid man of Seattle," visiting old
friends in this city.
"When fatigued with the arduous toil of
to-day. remember that nice hot dinner at
the Y. M. C. A. rooms.
In the police court yesterday Fnnk
Hall forfeited $i on a charge of drunken
ors: Jas. Jefferson forfeited on a
charge of vagraucv-.
Workmen were busy yesterda- laying
water pije from Court street northward
to the wharf. The mud and- wet make
the present job a disagreeable one.
Carl Adler has a splendid display of
goods in his two stores corner Genevieve
and Squemoqua streets, and every atten
tion is paid to the wants of customers.
General Spragae was elected ma3'or of
Tacoma last Monday. Ho was the only
candidate. The ladies cast 170 votes for
him. Nino aldermen were elected also.
So says the Standard.
A floral "wish-bone' is the appropriata
gambol at weddings this season, the
parties to the coremouey standing be
neath it, as heretofore beneath the lloral
Itell. Tho significance of the wish-bone
racket is that one of the two is bound to
get the better of the other in some way.
The schooner Jicda. Capt. Gage com
manding, arrived in from San Francisco
yesterday, hay-laden for Astoria. Capt.
Gage reports making tho trip in C7 hours,
which is most excellent time. He left
S. F.. the same time as the Areata for
Coos Bay and the Emjrirc for the Souud.
The Areata got ahead of him, though he
held her in sight quite a while; ho left tho
Coal Find Reported. The latest re
port of a coal find comes from the place
of Mr. A. A. Anderson, on the north side
of the Nehalem, near Riverside, three
miles from tho railroad line in Sec. 32, T.
G, N. II. ". "W. The find is a good one,
tho vein being ten feet thick.
FonooT tiu: Rust. "If jou will let me
take your stick of candy Fll show you
how I can swallow it and make it come
out of my ear.' Tho candy was delivered;
the young magician deliberately ate it.
Then for a space of two minutes he
threw himself into violent contortions.
The candy failing to appear, he said to
the expectant spectator, with an air of
great disappointment: 'I believe I've
forgotten the rest of it.'
Assorted Cvuao The Geo. S. Homer
cleared for New York yesterday. She is
the first auxiliary steam vessel that ever
cleared from the Columbia river, one of
the few vessels that clear from this port
for New York, takes the first shipment of
copper ore that ever went aross the Co
lumbia river bar, has a very valuable car
go, carries more than tho usual assort
ment, and in various other waj-s is dis
similar to the ordinary clearances. Her
entire cargo is worth about Ju.uuu.
Poet Obford Rocks. In answer to a
question as to the whereabouts of tho
Victoria, Captain Gage of the Bcdu, said
yesterday afternoon, I passed where
she struck at nine yesterday morning.
but couldn't make her out from where I
was. The rock on which she struck, is as
near as I could judge,about two miles from
the southernmost point of Port Orford
reef, and bears S W by "W from that reef.
It seoms to me as though it was only in
heavy weather that the sea breaks over
it.1 "That may be one reason why it was
not observed before, as in stormy weather
a vessel would naturally keep well out m
Oreook TiuxscoKTrxENTAL. A special
dispatch from New York to the Pioneer
Press says: It is stated on excellent au
thority that, although the matter has not
been officially announced by the direc
tors, the report that the next Oregon
Transcontinental dividend will be passed
is probably true. If not passed the divi
dend will be reduced. The officers of the
company refuse to talk on the subject,
which lends weight to th& assertion.
It is accepted as a feet on the
street, and is in great part tho cause of
tuo heavy decline m the Villard proper
ties. This has been used by the shorts to
extricate themselves from a tight pinch.
Tho mystery surrounding the Villard
properties is as great as ever, and must
do removed, to some extent, at least, be
fore any degree of confidence can be re
Tho Astoria Social Club.
Pursuant to a call in yesterday morn
ing's Astoriak, there was a meeting of
the Astoria Social Club for the purpose
of perfecting organization and appoint
ing further officers and committees. Alert
Hook and Ladder hall was well filled. A
complete constitution and by-laws was
submitted to the meetine. and after an
interesting debate, was adopted. Mr. M.
orosuy nppoinieu me ionowing com
mittees: Executive. A. J. Mesler. P. C
Norris, H. Prael. Music. A. F. Naef, F.
E. bhute. v. A. Davidson. Finance. C.
"W. Stone; F. T. Jordan, F. E. Prael. C.
G. Fulton was elected vice-president.
The organization is now complete; fol
lowing are the ouicere: President, il. C,
Crosby; Vice'president, C. G. Fulton
Secretary, C. w. Stone- Treasurer, B
Von Dusen. There are sixty-eight mem
bers on the rolL The first entertain
ment will be at Pythian Castle to-mor
WHAT! do you think that
JEFF OF THE CHOP HOUSE
gives you a meal for nothing and a glass
of something to drink? tSot much I"
but he gives a better meal and more of
it than any place in town for 25 cents.
He buys by the wholesale and pays
cash. "That settles it."
The best Mmce and Pumpkin pies at
A Model Itnlldlnc in Every Kenjiwt.
Alout i year ago it became manifest to
the citizens and taxpayers of district No,
1, that the school facilities of the dis
trict were totally inadequate io its grow
ing wants. The Astoriak took the
ground that the present needs no less
than the future demands of the district
made necessary a building that would be
fully up to the necessities of that portion
of our growing city. This iden prevailed,
and when the preliminary steps were
taken it was with the uudeistanding that
the proposed building would le in every
way a credit to the city, and in keeping
with the educational wants of those who
are some dnv to take our places.
Plans and specihcations were submit
ted to the board ot directors, but owinc
to the great difficulty experienced in pro
curing material, it was decided that the
season was too far advanced to nttempt
anything till March or April. According-
iy,iasi spring piaus were again cuneu ior,
and it was finally decided to have the
bnildinc done bv dav s work, that being.
on the whole, a sure guarantee that the
work would be done m n manner that m
sured its permanence. Tho spacious
premises on the southwest corner Court
and lieiiton streets were selected as me
site of the building, and after the nec-
essarv !radiu(i had bean done the brick
walls of the foundation were laid to a
height of eleven feet. To Mr. J. S. V ms-
iow was civen xue suiwniiieiiueiice oi
construction, and how well and faith
fully he has discharged the trust a visit
to the building will abundantly prove.
As it now stands awaiting the finishing
touches, it is the mo.t conspicuous build
ing in the city, or in fact, on the Colum
bia river, as of right it should be and i3
Tin: liXEST school norsE
in the Northwest. Built on one of the hill
side terraces among many private resi
dences that overlook the business por
tion of the city it is the first object on
which the eye rests as one approaches the
city. It has a frontage of S7 feet 8
inches on Uourt street, and J ieet on
Benton street. Entering the building
one notices the solidity with which cvery-
tbmc is constructed, and the care evinc
ed in procuring the newest contrivances
for comfort as well as the skill demon
strated in putting those appliances in
place. The brick basement is divided in
two parts. That portion lacing on lyourt
street is furthersubdivided by a hall into
two well-lighted school rooms, suitable
for primary pupils, for recitation rooms,
or for an indoor play ground as the needs
of the pupils iun- require. The rear half
of tho basement is devoted to heating
and ventilation. Two large brick furnaces
supplied by H. B. Chase furnish by,
means of huge tin pipes hot air to the
rooms above, and by an ingenious
arrangement of registers on the first floor
hall, the cold air is carried down into the
furnaces, there to be heated and ascend
to the different rooms, where further con
trivance combines to make the foul air
pass out of the rooms through a venti
lator, the final passage of the air being
through a well constructed ventilator in
tho tower. Pnssine to the first floor the
architectural beauty of tho stairs, built
by h,. and J. A. Martin, is noticeable, and
traversing a spacious hall lour well light
ed rooms are presented to view. Each
room is provided with registers,
speaking tubes, ventilators, patent
single desks, patent blackboards built
mio me wans, spacious anu weu-warmeu
closets for lunch baskets, coats, shawls,
hats, etc., and has six large windows
from which a magnificent view is observ
able. The basement rooms arc "55 feet
square, the other looms are 23 feet 4
inches by .11 feet, and have nigh and
finely finished ceilings. On tho next floor
above are four rooms similar in size and
finish to those below, furnished m accord
ance with tho requirements of tho larger
pupils. The northeast room on this floor
is intended for the use of the principal
and is connected by a row of speaking
tube annunciators with even' part ol the
A GENERAL AIR OI" COMFORT
pervades the whole building and it seems
tho design ot tho constructors that as lar
as surroundings go tho remembrance of
the days of study passed therein shall
always bo a pleasant one to the rising
Ascending from the principal s room
the library is the next point of attrac
tion. The rear portion of this floor is
devoted to Hues and to two iron tanks,
The complete system of water
pipes that run through the
buildincr. nlaced therein bv Rnd
dock &. Wheeler, and now ready to be
connected with the city mains are here
connected with . additional safeguard
against fire, as in that event those tanks
could Hood the particular locality where
the nre might be discovered at extremely
short notice. Above this room is the
tower, from which floats the American
flag, fit emblem of our country's hope
and pride as it waves abov6 an American
schoolhouse, wherein are taught Amen
The frame of the building Ls of Oregon
fir, furnished by Mr. J. C. Trullinger. the
finish and mouldings are of cedar from
Hansen Bros, factory, the tin work was
done bv E. R. Hawes, the masonry and
plastering by Wm. Tarrant, painting bv
u. n. btockton. and the work m all its
departments reflects credit upon its de
Mr. "Wiuslow thinks that he will be able
to hand the keys to the directors about
New Years; it is tho intention to legin
school there next Monday, tho work re
maining to be done being little more
than finishing up and removing the de
In accordance with section 11 of the
city charter, there will be an election in
this city to-day for the purpose of elect
ing a mayor for the term of two years,
and a councilman from the first and one
from the second ward for a term of three
years each. No resident of tho city is
entitled to vote who has not resided in
tho city since September 12th, 18S3, and
in tho ward in which he offers to vote
since December 2d, 18sl.
The voting place for the voters of the
first ward is at the room of Rescue No. 2:
M. C. Crosby. E. C. Holdcn and J. C.
Trullinger arc the judges; T. Boelling
and R. V. Monteith are the clerks. In
the second ward the voting placo is at
Headington's shop; F. J. Taylor, "W. B.
Headington and J. "W. "Welch are tho
judges; D. F. "Welch and C. "W. Shively
are clerks. The election begins at nine
o'clock this morning and closes at six
Beautiful Holiday Gift Boo lis
Just received at Adler's bookstore, nu
Mrs. Holmes. Berlha M. Day.
Marion llarland, Frank L. Benedict,
jsiay Agnes lem- Augustus E.vans
Wilkie Collins, Edward Eggleston,
-Mas. a. Li. w ister. -canines.
J. G. Holland, Mrs. Whitney.
William Black, Ouida,
Mrs. Southwort h, G. P. Roe,
Oliver Optic. J. S. C. Abbat,
Macaulay, Mrs. Alcott.
Dickens, Walter Scott
Miss Mulock, Lord Lytton,
Ane Bronte. Alex. Dumas.
Thackeray's WorksSchiller and many
many more. Come before they are
piciieu ouiunu bevuru your lavuruc uu
thor at Adler's Crystal Palace,
Notice to Voters.
1 hereby announce myself as inde
pendent candidate for city barber.
Polls open from 7 to 9 A. m. Please call
and cast us a vote. Respectfully yours.
JUlfi. Cr. (JlIAKTKBS.
That beautiful mirror at Adler's Crys
tal Palace will be raffled for this
evening at 8 r. m. sharp. Parties In
terested are requested to be on nanu.
From the Astoria Chamber of Commerce.
At a recent meeting of the Astoria
chamber of commerce the following me
morial was ordered sent to Congressman
George to be laid before the house of rep
To the Honorable the Senate and House of
Representatives of tlie United States of
America in Congress assembled:
Your memorialists, the Astoria cham
ber ol commerce of Astoria, Oregon, re
spectfully represent to your honorable
That tho very large and rapidly increas
ing liusiness oi doiu passenger anu ireigut
traffic, by steamships and sailing vessels.
between the Columbia river and other
ports of the world, demands that the life
saving service at the mouth of the Co
lumbia river and along the Pacific coast
be increased to meet the requirement? of
the increasing commerce, and that lull
crews bo maintained throughout the en
tire year at the more important stations.
including the mouth of said Columbia
That the life-saving station now at the
mouth of the Columbia river is manned
by a crew during a portion of said j'ear
onl3 for the reason that the appropria
tions heretofore made by congress for the
support and maintenance of the life-saving
service have been insufficient to allow
of a crew being kept more than six
months of each year.
Therefore-, vonr memorialists wav thnt
your honorable body will make addi
tional and adequate appropriations for
increasing the number of life-saving sta
tions on the Pacific coast, and for the
keeping of crews at the more important
stations; and as in duty bound your me
morialists will ever pray. etc.
AUG. C. KINNEY,
Attest: Chairman of Committee.
E. C. Hold en,
Sec'v Astoria Chamber of Commerce.
Something for Astoria to Think Or.
The secretary read a letter from R.
Peterson of Gray's harbor, calling atten
tion to the lack of transportation facili
ties between Portland and that section,
and suggesting that the trade of Pacific
and Chenalis counties is well worth tho
attempt of merchants. In this connec
tion it was stated that a recent incorpor
ation proposed to build a narrow gauge
railroad from Ilwaco, and to place steam
ers on Shoalwater bay and Gray's harbor.
Now that steam connection by sea is sus
pended for tho winter, the necessity of
land service is keenly felt. Members of
the board exhibited much interest, and
expressed their willingness to assist the
corporation by taking stock. Portland
Board of Trade.
Please inform me through the columns
of your valuable paper if peddlers are
required to pay a license, if so whose
duty is it to collect it? I refer to tho
renowned "Ham Fat Man.-' We restau
rant keepers have to pay reni, cooks, etc.,
eta. and have no protection as all other
tradsmen. A Restaurant Man.
Section 10. Ordinance No. 452. armoved
March 15, 1832, says' that peddlers on
foot "shall pay a quarterly license of
twenty dollars or a weekly license of five
dollars. Sec 11 of the above named or
dinance makes it the duty of the chief of
police to enforce the ordinance. Ed. As-
0. A. R. Officers.
At a regular meeting of Cushing Post,
G. A. R., last evening, the following offi
cers were elected: A. M. Gregory, Com
mander; Ed. D. Curtis, Senior Vice
Commander; J. A. Gross, Junior Vice
Commander; G. M. Rowe. Sur
geon; B. T. South, Chaplain,
Theo. Bromeser, Quartermaster; R. V.
Monteith, Officer of the Day: C.A.May,
Officer of the Guard; Representative to
Department Encampment, Past Com
mander, J. D. Merryman; Alternate, E.
Election of Officers.
At a regular convocation of St.'s John
Chapter No. 14, held on Tuesday evening
Dec. 11th 1S83, the following officers were"
elected for tho ensuing Masonic year:
Jay Tuttle, M. E. H. P., J. Q. A Bowlby,
M. E. ii., JUL. U. Uollier, M. 12. S., Jb . W.
Ferguson. C. of H., H. C. Thompson, P.
S., D. G. Ross, R. A. C, A Sutherland,
M. 3d V., R. L. Humphry, M. 2d V.. E. R.
Hawes, M. 1st V., F. AV. Newell, Secre
tary; B. Van Dusen, Treasurer-, L. Hart
Hot Custom Work. Bool it nil Shoes,
Can be had at I. J. Arvold's, next to
Citv Book Store. Ladies and "ontlempn
call there for tne finest fitting boots and
shoes, and lowest prices. ' Perfect fit
Just the thing for balls and parties, a
complete orchestra, with dance music,
figures for calling dance.?, etc., complete.
To those desirous of having dances, and
not otherwise provided with music, it ls
invaluable. Call at the New York Nov
elty store and examine it.
Oysters in Every Style,
And coffee at Mrs. Lovett's.
At the Empire Store
You will find the finest laces and em
broideries, of richest quality.
Dinner at "J EFF'SCHOP HOUSE
everyday from 4 'J30 to 8 o'clock. The
best 25-cent meal in town : soup. fish.
seven Kinas ol meats, vegetables, pie,
pudding, etc A glass of S. F. Beer,
French Claret, tea or coffee included.
All who have, tried him say .left is the
Use Ilimnilf I'm CohkH Balsam.
J. M. Yantis, Sweet Snrines. Mo..
writes: "My mother has had bronchial
and pulmonary affection for forty years
and in that time has tried almost every
thing, but never found anything to give
her the relief Dimmitt's Cough Balsam
has. At W. E. Dement & Co.'s.
Corsets and Underwear.
A.11 the latest makes and stvles of cor
sets and ladies underwear at Prael
Bros. Empire store.
Ilosiery, Hosiery, Hosiery I
The latest novelties in ladies and
childrens hosiery at Prael Bros'.
JYoticc to the TLadics.
Switches made from combings or cut
hair; new switches made to order from
the best imported hair, in any shade de
sired. Old switches renaind. All
work warranted. Rates reasonable.
Call or address
Occident hair dressing saloon, Astoria,
Rn.SPfW T)ivnn'5 ikw AntJrur limicn
is now open. Everything has been fit
ted up in first-class style, and his well
known reputation as a caterer assures
an wno nue good things to eat, that
his place they can be accommodated
Furnished or unfurnished" front
rooms at Mr. Campbell's, over the Gem
What's the use of having dvsnensiaV
Why belch and say you've got the heartj
uurn. every iirae you eai iie sensioie,
take Brown's Iron Bitters and get well.
A Temodv for Tndlffpstlnn. f!nnntrm
tion, Dyspepsia, Weakness, Fever, Ague
eiC, UOLDES'S IJiQDTO -UEEF TOXIC.
0 D Stuart. Chi P Condit. Skin
Ii J Dickson. Wpt LHardimaan, OPt
J Ivelshaw, O'k Pt Miss Gates, Knappa
is a aeauorg, xiwaco u uolly,
A E King, " J W Crow,
F M Sweet, By Yw E C Crow,
H JWinterbotham, PMLinquist,
J L Cain, St Paul M Ryan, Walluski
D Hansen, Seaside C M King, city
John Turpie, J D riv
C Richardson, city M Danenbauni. S F
x i xtnwreuce, uu n. xernsiein, uo
W F Slaughter, O P I N Cohen, do
CStuckmeier, do R Cohen. do
IP Reese, Port AV F Barns. Bait
F Bobbins, do T Driscoll, Westport
C C Campbell, Port W M Poormnn, S F
B O Severance, do "VH Brown. do
RHoyt. do W F Goldson, Cor
A S Callirk, Kn'ppa E A Leahy, city
w xiume.tagieunniJ loung, city
W Robbins fc dtr, D Blanchanl,
Mt Coffin Uanier
For Toys and IVorcltles
GoloChas. A. May's Tlnlirinv "Rtnunrl.
urn, one door east of Rescue No. 2"s En
gine House. A full line of goods. Pri
ces as low as the lowest.
For the Holidays.
You will find at .1. V. Conn's the best
assortment in the city of Rogers Bin's.
Plated ware, consisting of Castors. But
ter dishes. Pickle Castors, Berry Dishes.
Nankin Rings. Knives. Forks and
Spoons. Spoons and Forks are all the
best, marked Alt: also the best assort
ment of Dressing Cases. Odor t"asis.
Gents' Sets. Fancy Brushes and Mirrors,
and all the leading brands of Toili;t
Soaps, Perfumery and toilet articles of
all Kinds. Examine my stock before
purchasing elsewhere: opposite oci-I-
Fine Dress Goods.
A splendid line of ladles dress" uood-, is
being displayed at the Empire store.
Font Kent Fitting IJoo!
Or Shoe, go to P. .1. Goodmans, ou Che-
namus street, next door to I. W. Case.
All goods of the best make and guaran
teed qualitj-. A full stock: new goods
constantly arriving. Custom work.
Furnished Rooms to Rent.
Apply to Mrs. nenry, in Carmthers'
building, over G. W. Hume's store.
The Rev. Geo. H. Thaver. of Bnui-
bon, IudM says: "Both myself and wife
owe our lives toSiur.oifs Consumption
CintK.' Sold by W. E. Dement.
Contagious diseases, nmlnrin. livnr
complaint, are all prevented bv using
iiiugeniic uui poweriui ionic, nrown s
SuiLOll's Cuke will immediately
relieve Croup, whooping cough anu
Bronchitis. Sold by W. Dement
Call at MRS. E. A. HULL'S. A Choice selec
FANCY GOODS AND NOTIONS,
Pictures and Mottoes of all Descriptions.
Card Board, 5eti. a Sheet.
Opposite the Astoria Candy Factory.
Holiday Goods !
CS-olca. and silver
ComprlBln? Every Variety
of Flue UreHcntH
A Fine Assortment of
WATCHES CLOCKS, JEWELRY,
ASD OPTICA!. GOODS.
Agent for the
CHICAGO CLOCK COMPANY.
CWSliPPinl nttpntinn nivpii tn rrwii-inf
"Watches. Satisfaction guamntced In all
In Hume's new lniHitin!?. uprt tn WliAolnr
Brewery Beer Saloon.
The Best Beer 5 cts a Glass.
Hot Lunch every Day from l to 12 A. M
The best of Liquors and Clpirs on hand.
A deservedly popular place of social resort.
NEAT, CHEAP AXD QUICK. BY
Main Street, opposite N. Loeb's.
L. K. G. SMITH,
Importer and wholesale dealer Iu
Clears ami Tobacco, Smokers' Article,
I'laylas Cards, Cutlery, Sta
The lanrest and finest stock of MEER
SCHAUM and AMBER GOODS Iu the city.
Particular attention paid to orders from
Chenamus Street, Astoria. Oregon.
Cigars, Tobacco and Cigarettes
Meerschaum and Brier Pipes,
GENUINE ENGLISH CUTLERY
Revolvers and Cartridges.
T 0 CANNERYMEN !
I "WILL MAKE BOXES NEXT SEASON
In any amount required, and guarantee
to have them satisfactory In everv resnect.
My price for snooks will he 13 cents ; for
nailed boxes 17 cents. Any one wishing to
make a contract for cases can confer with
J. C. TRULLINGER,
oct4-3in Proprietor "West Shore Mills.
SASH AND DOOR FACTORY,
AND PLANING MILL.
A full stock of home manufactured goods
constantly on nana.
Special Attention given to Orders.
All work guaranteed. Your patronage so
S. B. GROW,
Comer "Benton ahd Squemoqua Streets,
East of tho Court House ..
Holiday Mi JhsI Kepeivefl,
ro -arms in g :
Rogers Bros.' Platedware,
Willow and Rattan Goods,
Green River Cutlery.
China Dinner and Tea Sets.
And a Full Line of
Crockery j Glassware.
First-class COAL OIL a Specialty.
JORDAN I BOZORTH,
Cor. Chenamus and Genevieve Sts.
Astoria, Nov. 22nd, 1SS3.
Fipres Never Lie !
OF THE CHOP HOUSE
Can piove by his books that he Is dohiR the
uigKt'si. nusmess 01 any
In the city, and he will Guarantee to lve
the best meal for cash.
Wilson & Fisher,
iron, Steel, Coal, Anchors, Chains,
TAR, PITCH, OAKUM,
NAILS AND SPIKES,
Shelf Hardware, Paints and Oils
FLOUR AUTO MUX FEED.
Agents for Salem Flouring Mills,
and Capital Flour.
All sizes, at Portland Prices, In Stock.
Corner Chenamus and Hamilton Streets
0, Tell Me Where Is Fancy Bre(a)d !
"WHY, AT THE
Astoria Btey & CoDfectioierj
Not only SUPERIOR BREAD AND
CAKES AND PASTRY In great variety, but
THE LARGEST STOCK OF CANDIES
Weddings and parties supplied with the
most elaborate ornamental work on the
shortest notice and on reasonable terras.
Tills is the most complete establishment in
ED. JACKSON. Prop.
Steamer TOM MORRIS.
and Favorite Boat
IS NOW READY FOR BUSINESS AND
can.be chartered for excursions, special
parties, etc., at reasonable rates. A general
steamboating business transacted.
V. BOELLING, Master.
THE THINGVALLA LINE.
Is the only
Between NEW YORK and SCANDINAVIA.
First class Steamers and good usage.
Tlrketft Tor sale at A. M. JOHN'SOX'S.
Agent, Astoria, Oregon.
FOR LIVERPOOL DIRECT-
The splendid Al British Iron
KILL 0 CHAW
Will hi hnrtlv nil thft hprth for SALMON
In lots to suit shippers. For freight and In
surance appiy 10
Messrs. BALFOUR, G UTHKIE & Co.,
Or to P. L. CHERRY, Astoria.
OF TflE STOCKHOLDERS OF TI1E Co
lombia CannlnirCo. will beheld at the
Company's office, ou the 16th day of, Decem-
oer I83, ai - O cock r. m. suarp, ior uie yui
nnsnnf fleet Id it a Board of Directors for the
ensuing year, and transacting such other
ousiness as may properiy come ueiure uie
meetng. By oraer
THOMAS DEAL Y, K. JOHNSON,
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE
annual meeting of the stockholders of
the Masonic Land and Building Association
will be held at tue omce 01 uapt. ueo, j;ia
vp. in Astoila. Oreeon. on Wednesday. Dec.
I9th.-S3. at the hour of 7 p. sr. for the pur
pose of electing five directors and transact
ing such otner ousiness as may legaiiy come
before the meeting.
J. W. GEARHART,
Astoria, Nov. 17tb, 1S83. d-td
mHE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE
inc Company will be held at the Company's
omce in upper .vaiuiu w.,
of Directors for the ensuing year, and trans
act SUCil Oilier UlUUICU uwj wmo uuuiu
The Leading Bry-G-oods and
House of Astoria,
New Goods Received
Finest Stock of .Goods
The Latest Novelties and
5-Vc Suit Jill in Styles
Ed. D. Curtis &C0JLOEB & CO
I JOP.BEHS ix -
J LIQXTOKS, .
STYLE AND FINISH.
A COMPLETE STOCK.
Clothing and Gent's Furnishing
FINE NECKWEAE, SILK UMBRELLAS,
SILK MUFFLERS, SILK HANDKERCHIEFS,
A complete stock, of
UHclcrwear, Wliitc and Colored Shirt. Fine Cassimcro Shirts,
Hosiery, Glores. etc. The largest stoclc of Hats in the
city, comprising all the standard and latest styles.
Ei?Saita and Overcoats, ready made or made to order, at the lov;est prices, fit, and
quality ot goods guaranteed.
TAILOR, CLOTHIER, HATTER and GENT'S FURNISHER
by Every Steamer.
FAMGY G00DB, Etc.
AGENTS FOR TITE
Best San Francisco Houses synd
Tumblers Decanters, and All
Kinds of Saloon Supplies.
$3?-AH Roods sold at San Francisco Prices.
MAIN STREET. 1
Opposite Parker House. Astoria. Oregon.
Store for the Holiday Season.