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MARCH 7. 131
ISSUED EVERY MORNING.
J. F. HAL.L.ORA.N & COMPANY.
a, PUBLISHERS AND PJtOPKtm'oKS,
A&TORIA.N BUILDING, - - UASh.VTKCEl
Term of Subscription.
SocvM bv C trrler, per week
Seat by M til. per month ...
t f one ye.r ..
Free or postage to "mw risers.
EAiivertlctiient- inserted by Uiojoarat
the rate of -52 pt-r quare per month. Tr-ui-glent
advertising fifty cents per square, each
Around the City.
The Oregon sails to-day for San Tnm
cisco; the Stale is due this morning.
It is reported that the ocean steamers
will soon be running on four day time.
Nothing much going on this evening
except theroTular Friday evening skating
party at the rink.
It is reported that the pack of two can
neries the coming season has been con
tracted for at $1.35, f.o.b.
Th3 wind blew bleakly from the east
ern hills yesterday, and overcoats and
warm fires were in demand.
The infant child of S. J. Pitkin died
yesterday morning, and will be buried
from the parents' residence at two o'clook
From April 1st, '83 to date, 59G,0:3 cases
of salmon have been shipptd across the
bir from Astoria, worth, in round num
Eev. Mr. Elliot lectures at the Presby
terian church next Monday evening foi
the school library. Subject Pompeii;
tickets for sale by the school children.
The Astoria Deep Sea Fishing associa
tion is the latest corporate formation.
There's millions in it, and it is a business
that can be carried on tho year round.
"Wo question if there is a more orderly
city in the United States of its size than
Astoria. Everybody is hard at work, the
yast majority engaged in making a liv
ing and minding their own business.
Sturgeon, salmon-trout and smelt are
offere'd for sale at our markets; they art
fine especially the salmon-trout. The
salmon quinnat are holding primaries
and caucussing away out to saa some
where, and will hold their convention
outside the bar in about three weeks'
The seoond presentation of the can
tata of Daniel at Occidental hall last
evening was enjoyed by an appreciative
audience who testified by their applnuuo
the pleasure the rendition afforded them.
The society feel rjpaid for the great
amount of work bestowed upon the pro
duction and expect to achieve new musi
cal successes in the future.
- The ABtoria Musical Society may now
be looked upon as a permanent institu
tion, and has well established a claim to
pepular esteem. From Profes3or Cooke,
the able loader and organizer of the so
ciety, it is learned that the next produc
tion will be of an entirely different na
ture, being what may be styled "The
American opera." Estella, or Jenkins's
Not Lost Bat Gone To Portland.
- In this world of change there ere few
things more affecting than the parting ot
ties between those which have grown near
and dear to us, and the feeling felt when
we tear fronj our hearts all the clustering
associations and tender memories thnt so
fondly bind ns to some loved spot is one
that will be readily remembered by many
who tearfully read these line3. A feeling
that resembles regret as the Oregon mist
resembles the California rain filled the
hearts of many yesterday when they be
held the good ship Highland Light swing
slowly out from her ancient moorings
and move with tho flood tide eastward.
She has gone to Portland, and the docks
that Knew ner once win Know ner noj
longer, Sho had been so long a fixture;
not exactly "in our midst" but on our
outskirts so to speak, that when her
tapering masts no longer cast their sunset
hadows along the shining shore yester
day, many were the anxious inquiries as
to whither she had gone. Since her
pring and stern lines were fastened to
Kinney's dock the varied products of
land and sea have sailed across the
harbor bar to feed the far off inhabitants
of northern isles. The little birds have
built nests in her stern post and raised
their callow brood, whose untried pin
ions at length grew strong enough to
wing their aerial flight to other and
drier climes. The mute little fish have
rubbed their noses against her coppered
sides and keel. The lordly salmon bare
come in triumph and gone hence in cans,
but the good ship hath abode. When,
loaded to Plimsoll's mark, the wheat and
salmon fleet bent their sails to the fresh
ening breeze it is with joy not unmixed
with satisfaction that we chronioled the
commercial fact; but for a vessel to abide
with us so long and then as the salmon
in their far off haunts in the shoreless
depths of the ocean had just stai ted for
the annual sacrifice, for an American
vessel to thus sail away in scornful
emptiness for the placid waters of an in
terior stream, is indeed a regretful
A Large Crowd Bat o Bidders.
At lwo o'clock yesterday afternoon, the
time set by Mr. Cole of St. Louis, to un
load his elephant on somebody, all the
newspaper men of the city, together with
a number of other moneyed gentlemen,
held a meeting in front of the News
office for the ostensible purpose of ob
serving the color of the gentleman's hair
who .would be unlucky enough to fall into
such a ruinous investment astj buy what
is left of the News. The people thus con
gregated were in a happy frame of mind,
and regarded the transactions taking
ol&ce within, before the doors were
opened, with tho same interest they
would a Punch and Judy show. Mr.
Gregory, attorney for the proprietor, and
young -Cole, were tho central figures, but
this ib not an.intimation that either of
these gentlemen represented the jolly old
As the time was fully come when tho
struggle was to commence, some oiip
aked for a starter. A boy at onco ran
ovef to Paul Eichert's to get one a bung
.tarter as he thought there was to ba a
rowT Minutes seemed vears, and people
grew impatient, especially when a gentle
man of sunset hue was observed ap
proaching with 10,000 (in his big mind.)
It was well known that the paper had
lost its franchise as well as its reputation,
and no one was dispoBsd to bid more
than $1,0J0, and Mr. Gregory spoiled the
'fvi by announcing that no bids would
be received under $10,C0J. This oper
ated. he same as a benediction, for tho
Audience was immediately uismisssu.
The fi3,lo was adjourned sine d:o. It is
now propped to sell the office at pri
vate sale, without the telegraph fran-oJiis.-TStandarf,
ItfHpMl MhpII Mnpsli:
&x. Carr, the one armed map man
lanow In the city and will canvass the
blace fr Crane's unnvah-d family
maps of the U. 3. and World. Every
.family should have one. Children can
learn rare on this map than in any
liook you can purchase. We hope that
ir. G. will jilace one in every housi
a!d Prices reduced.
Sick Headache, Pain in the Pack and
Limbs, BlHoiisness,3Iotches. Bollaand
Plmp'ea entirely tiured by Win. PXun
8x's Oregon BioodPaxifler.
DECISION OP JUDGE DEADY
THAT THE MORTGAGE TAX LAW IS
"SPKCIAL TO 1IIK ASIOUMX,
Portland, Match C In the United
States circuit court to-Jay in the cae
whereiu tho Dundee mortgage company j
had brought suit against the sheriff o J
Multnomah county, enjoining him from j
the sale of certain prop-rty, Judgo Deady
rnaerea a decision taas tae niortaga ,
tax law is unconstitutional.
He declares that the law is void for
luc waui 01 umiorwuv sua equality, ue
cause it applies only to mortgages on
land in one county to the entira exclu
sion of mortgages upon land in more
than one county, whieh, Judge Deady de
clarea, is contrary to the constitution of
This point was not presented to the
supreme court of the state when a like
case was argued before them and by
them declared constitutional at the
August term, and there is no doubt that a
case involving this point will be brought
before the supreme court for final adjudi
cation at the earliest opportunity.
TOLD BV THE TELEGRAPH.
x-Villard .stacks are weaker.
Brigadier General MacKenzie is hope
lessly insane and has been placed' on tne
Butler Republicans in Massachusetts
talk of running "a national iudependsut
Two TexiiS editors met in deadly cou-
met on the 4th neur Jsrownsville. Une of
them permanently vacated his editorial
Charles A. Dana and a party of New
York capitalists are soon to start for a
tour of Mexico, aud will be joined by
Simon Cameron. .
The senate committee has agreed to
report favorably the bill ta declare for
feited the unearned grant of the Cali
fornia and Oregon grant of about one
English newspap&rs insist that Amer
ica should prevent Irish plotting against
the English government. They forget
Laird'ri shipyard, the Alabama and
"William "Watts, chief offic3r of the ship
Gatherer, convictod last week of inflict
ing cruel punishment on two seamen of
that vessel, was sentenced in San Fran
cisco on the Cth to sir years' imprison
ment in San Quentin state prison.
STATE A5D TERRITORIAL NEWS.
C. B. Bagley has sold the Olympia
Courier to Dunham fc Roberta.
The Oregon Short Line is nearly com
pleted from Ogden to Boise City.
Workmen recently engaged in digging
a well in Seattle, ran into a lot or nr
bark at a depth of eigatesn feet. Tne
pieces alone remained, ttie tree which
tuey encased having long ago mouldered
The Nez Perce News, while admitting
that at present all is doubt and uncer
tainty as regards tho future extension of
the Oregon Short Line, still cl.ngs to the
nope that it will go down Snake r.ver
Connection is expected to bo made
next July between thj Oregon Short Line
and the Oregon Railway and Navigation
Company, as there are but about 110
miles remaining to be constructed be
tween the prestnt termini of tne two
On the Baker City branch of the Ore.
gon Short Line about 2,i00 men are en
gaged, and the work is being prosecuted
with all possible vigor. Trains are run
ning to Weiser, Idaho, 517 miles west
from Granger. Iho grade has already
reached the Snake river crossing, and the
roadbed is ready for the iron.
The Pacilic Journal asserts that the
bar at the entrance of Shoalwater bay
is sadly in need of an adequate bu jy sys
tem, and should be followed np over the
entire bay. There is much dissat'sfac-
tion among tug men and others who are
compelled to go in and out frequently,
with the manner in which the buoys are
laid. The outsido buoy is three miles
out of the way, and it would not be sur
prising for a stranger coming in, follow
ing the course of such buoy, to meet a
similar fate as the Lamerlaw.
A Sweetheart' Conundrum.
"George dear," she remarked, after the
old folks had gone to bed, "you promised
to take me to hear the Astoria Musical
Society sing Daniel last night, and you
never came near the house."
"I know I promised you," he replied,
"but I was detained at tho ofEos until too
"You often break your promise with
me," she said.
"I am aware of it my dear, but I can
"Do yon know why you remind me of
a rainbow?" she then asked.
"No, I do not," replied George, "Why
"Because ypu are a beau of promise."
The annual meeting of the Y. M. C.
A. has been postponed till next week,
on account 01 the services In the Piet
by terian church during thi week.
Mr. X. Loeb has instructed nics to dis
pose of his entire stock of Clothing,
Furnhhing goods, Boots andS.ioe, etc.,
at cot, without reserve.
C. P. Moffit.
Now is your opportunity to buy good-
at extrenm low tiguro. Call and see mi-.
C. P. Moffit.
At enormous expense has just secured
the services of Pbufessok Ellis one
of the bet white cooks in the .state; and
Jeff pmpos s to excell any of his for
mer effott" In the. culinary art. Italian
and French dishes a specialty.
Dinner at"J EFF'iTCHOP HOUSE
evervday from 4:30 to 8 o'clock. The
bust 25-eent meal in town; soup, fih,
.seven kinds of meats, vegetables, pie,
pudding, etc. A glass of b. r. liwr,
French Claret, tea or coffee included.
All who have tried hun say Jeff is the
-TI10 Woman' IliyIcinn.
A common seiiou medical work for
ladies only. Fully answers all ques
tions which modesty prevents ask 11c
a mile physician. G.vea cuues and
svm.pinuis f ail diseases of the sex.
with positive euro for each in plain lan
guage, written by ladies who have made
thee di-eases a life .study. A plain talk
in delicate language which every wo
man, young and old, should read. It is
recommended by many eminent lad
physician as a safe guide for the sex.
Handsomely bound and Illustr.it. d.
Sent post paid for $1.00. Address the
ROCHESTEtt Pi BLisniso Co.,
3J, 33 and 33 Ostium Block.
Mrs. C. F. Colter, ot N. Y. City will
civa instruction in the .New York sys
tem of dre-s cutting and basting. Les
sons in cla-ses, SlO.-Single. 812. She
also wishes to establish an agent In As
tofl. Cap. be seen fttMrs.fi. C. Holden's.
SAILORS WHO CA5X0T SWIM.
Expert Opinions As to the 'ecd or tho Ac-
Tho splnsh of a falling body from a
ship in the stream yesterday afternoon
excited more attention on board than on
shore. The man who had missed his
footing and dropped from the chains was
quickly got on board, and many were the
comments from the forecpstle concerning
the ndvisabilitv or necessity of sailors be-
ing uble to swim Qne old chap who had
ail unuully large chunk of navy in his
cfaoek Jn un3wer to an inquirTf Can
sajloR, sw-m M a general thing? mid.
'aw. tliev p.in't. Not three sailors
Qnl of 4eu knoW3 bow to swim. A
iQ aUe tQ catch bo,d of a ropd,8
end with his eyebrow if need be for to
stay aboard hn ves-l. His business ain't
in the water, and if he get3 overboard in
the middle of tho broad ocepn,.what good
is his swimmin' a goin' to do him?" He
might just as veil go down at once and
be done with it."
"Aat if Lo could keep himself up awhile
he inigut be saved."
"Well, the'd moat likely to chuck him
something to float, if he was any use."
A ciptaui who had formerly com
manded tae ship C. II. Marshall said: 'l
hardly think the old sailor's estimate of
the proportion of the men of his calling
who cannot swim is quite correct. Bat 1
am convinced that more than half of
them cannot. Often they will pretend to
be able to swim, when in reality they
cannot, not at least to amount to any
thing. I have lost a good many men at
sea, and never saw but one saved yet by
his swimming in rough weather, tt was
in '59 or '60. I was bound out eastward
from New ork in th" Isuac J5 ell. The
wind b-iei'tl irtind coutrcjy, the sea
was heay, we were under low canvas, and
the ship was plunging a great deal. The
mate sent a man out on tho bowsprit end
to scenre the tack lashing of the iorotop
mast st;:sail, and while he was thero the
ship made a plunge, aud the man was
washed overboard. Wo could not get a
life buoy to him, but ho was a Kanaka,
and he know how to swim, as all those
Kanaka do, like a fish. 1 rounded the
ship to, lowered a boat and picked him
up. He had been half an hour in the
water before he was resoued, but 1
brought him into the cabin, gave him a
drink, and got him warm, and in three
hours he w.is as W6ll as if notning had
ever happened. That was tho only oase
I remember now where I was enabled to
save the life of a man overboard, and
I certainly could not have saved him if
he had not known how to swim.
"Coming back from the Columbia two
or three voyages ago I had a singular ex
perience. 1 had aboard a darkey that 1
nad shipped in Portland. He had a big
straw hat, and, going down through the
tropics one day. just as he was near me
he lost it overboard. I said to him, jok
ingly, 'I wouldn't lose a good hat like
that. Why don't you jump after it?' 1
hadn't tho faincst idea of meaning such
a thing; but no sooner said, than dene:
overboard the darkey went like a flash.
He caught his hat, we hove to, throw
him a bowline, and hoisted, him aboard
grinning. But the sea was very calm,
and we were hardly moving, it was
nothing like the otaer case L spoke of.
Eight or nine years ago, on one voyage 1
lost three men overboard m one gale of
wind, and in the old times, when we used
to carry tho singlo topsails, we lost a man
on noarly every voyage. Those sails
were so very heavy and big that they
were hard to handle, particularly when
the wind ballooned them out. if a man
got up on tho yard to reef and tho sail
hit him a sl.ip, overboard he would go,
stunned and helpless. It doesn't make
an' odds how good a swimmer n man is
if he goes into the water stunned in a
gale of wind. He is pretty certain to be
drowned. Since the double topsail yards
were substitutwlfor that old rig I have
lost no more men in that way, and, in
fact, have not lost a man for several
years until about a year ago, when I had
tho misfortune to lose my mate. The
jibsheet knocked him overboard, and
probably stunned him, We rounded to
nd lowered a boat as quickly as possi
ble. We could see his sou'wester in the
water, and supposed his head was under
it, but it wasn't when the boat get there,
and though we saved the sou'wester, we
never saw tho man again.
"Sailors never seem to think of the
fact that they cannot swim when ord
ered on the most dangeious duty. They
never object to going aloft when they can
get there. Sometimes they oannot go.
On tho last voyace I made from New
York to Liverpool, off the Bank, we were
caught in such a gale thnt the men were
flattened out like spread eagles on the
rigging, and literally could not climb
aloft. Swimming would not have been
much use to a man overboard in that sea.
Still, I believe that not only every sailor,
but every man should bo able to swim, as
the knowledge might enable him to save
his life when otherwise it would inevit
ably be lost.
Another captain, who years ago was
master of a whaler, said:
'I can't swim, never could, and don't
see that it is of any particular use to a
sailor to know how to swim. I have been
ovorboard in the ocean a hundred times
I suppose, dozens of times anyway, and
nover found myself in any danger of
drowning yet through lack of knowing
how to swim. Only a small minority of
whalemen know how to swim, and I don't
see why they should. It is true that in
pursuit of u whale their boat may be
crunched up by a sperm or mashed by
the flipper of a right whale, or np3et; but
oven then there ib no danger. There is
always a bit of board, or an oar or some
thing else that will float to lay hold of
until the other boats can come to the res
cue, and there are always plenty of other
boats near at hand hi chasing a whale.
Besides, there is a lookout kept on the
vessel whilo the boats are out. and if
there's any serious danger she comes
right down to help. "We have everything
in readiness all the time, and you might
almost say that a whaleman wouldn't get
a chance to be drowned, even if ho want
ed to, except it might be in a gale; and
in weather and sea that a boat could
not ba lowered in, what show
would a man have to save him
self by swimming? Swimming
is an accomplishment, not a ne
cessity. The Kanakas are the best swim
mers in the world. They all 8 .vim at the
Sandwich Islands, men, women, babies,
and all the live stock, I dare say. A
good many German sailors can swim, es
pecially those who have served in the
army or navy, where all the men are re
quired to learn to swim. Very few of
them, however, go on board whahri.
Not many American sailors know how to
swim, not so many in proportion, I
should say, as English and Frenoh."
An 01a scnor wun wnom ine ropoixer
got into conversation at the O. B. & N.
dock, shook his head very gravely when
the gist of the last spanker's remarks
was repoated to him and said: "May be
it's all so. Perhaps a voyage whaling is
sifer than cruising on dry land. I don't
say it ain't. Bet I don't want any cf
tu .t sort ot safety m mine. 1 can 1
swim, never considered it would be any
use tome to know how, and don't think
so yet. If a man's going to bo drowned,
win he's going to be drowned, even if be
swims like a dolphin, and that's all there
is about it. But I prefer my service on a
vessel where it's on deck or in the rigging,
where you've got something to hold on
by, and not where most of it is in small
boats. It isn't only the chance of drown
ing, for of course, as the Captain
said, you cm mDst always oitoh
hold of somsthing that will keep
you afloat. I've had to do it myself. Bat
there's other chances. I never think of
going whaling but what I remombsr a
yarn tbaf a shipmate of mine told me
once. He had bseu on a voyaga after
sperm whales in southern seas. One fine
day a whale knocked to pieces the boat
he was in, and her nrew naturally all
wentadiift. My shipmate and two oth
er oaugat en to an oar, and kept tkea
selves up by it easily; for you know it I
on t iauo mucu to support a mans
weight in the water, especially if be has
sense enough to paddle a little'downward,
under water, w.th one hand. The water
was smooth, there were two other boats
only a little ways off coming to their
help, and they didn't feel that thev had
any occasion to be scared of any danger.
In fact, one of them was a-laughing,
when all of a sudden he gave a most un
earthly screech, threw up his hands, wild
like, and darted down backward into the
water. The others knew in a s c nd
what was the matter. A shark had taken
him. In a minuto or two more the sec
ond man, just a-touching shoulders with
my shipmate, threw up hi3 hand with a
screech, and went down. A shark had
got him, too; and the boat was so close
that her crew saw it all, understood it,
and were able, by beating the water with
their oars, to scare away the other sharks
that were literally swarming all about,
until they could drag aboard mv ship
mate. Ob, yes, whaling may be an awful
safe business, but I don't want any of it,
and it isn't a question of swimming,
C A McGuire, Clat G 0 McKin, Port
TNHolm, SF H Fleckenstein, do
D Boss, do W W Bates, do
E S Rothchild, do F Klosterman, do
L Linderman do N D Simon, do
HS Woodruff, do H Darling, do
F S Crosby, Albany J Vrahn, do
M H Harmon, Ft S LALoomis, Bwaco
P A Smith, Salem H Miller, Cath
V Cook, Clifton I S Jones, Ilwaco
A Knapp fc wife, J H Johnston fc wf
M P Callender, Knappton.
G F Parker, city, P M Condit, Skip
Wm Chance, do G C Mackie, Port
L N Mitchell, Knpa C P Brown, do
J Brown, do W A Foster Wporjt
G Blpkily, Kalama L Frnnk, Port
TH Latham do GNLiathers. do
W Oliver, F W Smith,
Minneapolis C J Peterson,
J Turpie, J Day C P Peterson,
L Saldera, OgnCity L Smith,
Steamer Days for March.
State, Mar alColumbia, Mar... 2
State April 4 Columbia April... T
Hosiery, HoNiery, Hosiery!
The latest novelties In ladies and
childrcus hosiery at Prael Brus'.
Ilonis for Sale.
Joe Leathers has two fine boats for
sale at the bont shop, one block wet of
Hansen Bros.' mill.
Stop That Coiijrh
By going to J. E. Thomas's and getting
a bottle of Leroy's Cough Balsam.
It will cuhe you.
Fine Dress Goods.
A splendid I ne of ladles dress goods Is
being displaed at the Empire store.
WHAT! do you think that
JEFF OF TEJE CHoF 3IOUSF,
gives you a meai for nothingaud a glass
of something to drink? uNot much!"
but lie gives a better meal and more of
it than any place in town for 25 cents.
He buys bv the w hole-sale and pays
cash. -Tint settles it."
For:: Aval Filling Hoot
JrShoc, go to P.. I. Goodmans, on Che
naiuus strci't, next door to 1. W. Case.
All good-, of the best make and guaran
teed quality. A full stock; new goods
i:oustuntIy arriving. Custom work.
A large stock of soft and stiff Hats in
all the latest stylus, at Mcintosh's Fur
Corsets mid Underwear.
All the latest makes and styles of cor
sets and ladies underwear at Prael
Uros.' Empire store.
At the Empire Store
You will fincl the finest laces and em
broideries, of richest quality.
A blacksmith capable of doing gener
al work is wanted atSkipanon. Apply
to E. M. Grimes, or C. A. Magulre.Skip
anon. Jeff says he gives two meats to any
other restaurant man's oue and can
Boston Baked Beans and Brown Bread
every Sunday at Jeff's from 5 a. m. to
Have Wisiar's balsam or wild cherry
always at hand. It cures coughs, colds,
bronchitis, whooping cough, croup, in
fluenza, consumption, aud all throat and
luug complaints, .in cents and.Sl a bot
tle. SniLon's Vukk will immediately
relieve Croup, whooping cough and
flmnchltts. Sold by V. E. Dement
Use Dimraitt's Cough Balsam, at W. E.
Dement & o.'s.
Catarrh cured, health and sweet
breath secured by Shiloh's Catarrh Rem
edy. Prlee M cents, Masai Injector free.
For sale by W. E. Di-mi-nt.
Shiloh's Vitallzer is what you need
for Constipation, Loss ot Appetite, Diz
ziness and all symptoms of Dyspepsia,
"rin.. in and 73 cenU per '.mttle. Sold
by W. E. Dement.
Children all like Dimmitt's Cough
Sleepless Nights, uuuu miserable
by that terrible cough. Shiloh's Cure Is
the remedy tor you. Sold by W. E. De
ment Dimmitt's Cough Balsam never falls.
Trv it. at W. E. !)euiiiit & Co.'s.
.Made ox Fine
Will Not Crack.
FOR SALE EVERYWHERE.
The Gutta Percha & Rubber Mi'g Co
Extra Quality of oai Oil
By the gallon, five gallon can or ease.
to lie found at the Crockery store of
joruan s uozortn.
Shiloh's Cough aim Consumption
Cure is sold by us on guarantee. It
cures consumption. Sold by W. E. De
ment Roscoe Dixon's new eating house
Is now open. Everyhing has been fit
ted tin in firt-H-vs stvli nml lii uiii
known reputation as a caterer assures
all who like good things to eat, that at
his piace iney can ih? accommodated.
That Hacking Cougn can be so
quickly cured by Shiloh's Cure- We
guarantee it Sold hy W. K. Dement
Dimmitt's Cough Balsam cures Croup
All the patent medicines advertised
In this paper, together with the choicest
perfumery, and toilet articles, etc can
be bought at the lowest prices, at J. W.
Conn's drug store, opposite Ociden
Use Dimmitt's Hnnrrli RnUnm for
Chest. Throat, and Lungs, at W.E. De
ment Si Co.'s.
Brace ud tne whole. svswm vcltli Jvim
of the Blood. See. Advmienien!.
B. S. Worsley,
i39Offlce an-l Ware Rooms on Squemoqua
Street, next door to corner of Olney.
Advancements made on Consignments'
So Clinrgra fur morale of Goods.
Fresh and Cured Meats.
SAUSAGE A SPECIALTY.
Next Door to Jolm Eogers' Central Market
The A l
Fast 8atllas Schooner
158 tons register, will leave Astoria, on. or
She will tike freight at Portland, and on
her let urn fn m Portland wl 1 leave Astoria.
For fuitber partlculais apply to
J. H. D. OKAY. Astoria, Oregon.
The Astoria Passenger Line
WILL AFTEK THIS DATE HAVE ITS
headquarters at itsSlaolea next to B
B Kranklln'.i. tvo diKirs tMow Thk AT(
ki ax office. First-class Livery service Carts
with bone furnished, fur one dollar per
hour. Carriages un application
The A-torla Passenger Lln Hacks will
leave for Upper Astoria from the stables.
Horses taken to board.
MRS. T. O'BRIEN.
J. W. RUDDOCK,
Practical Plumbing in Ail Its
Steam and Gas Fixtures,
A Complete Stock of FIrst-cl iss Material.
All Work Guaranteed.
Offlci and Shop on Cass Street, rear or
Cage's bank, Astoria, Oregon.
Astoria Shooting Gallery
Next Door to A. Q. Sppxarth's
Cheuamus sheet, near Main.
3?xy 3Z"oiia JSlxJJJL
As a Marxsnian, and win a
First-class Guns : Charges Moderate.
' Open till 10 -.30 P. M.
A. W. GATES, - - Freprletor.
Cigars, Tobacco and Cigarettes
Meerschaum and Brier Pipes,
GENUINE ENGLISH CUTLERY
Revolvers and Cartridges.
ASTORIA LIQUOR STORE,
AUG. DANIELSON. - - Proprietor
Rcbntltand Refitted Throughout.
The Best of
WINKS. LlQl'ORat, AND CIGAR
For a Good Cigar, call for one of
Corner West 9th and Water Streets, Astoria,
rfcNE GOOD MILCH COW FOUR YEARS
old. Inquire of
4 LARGE, FINE STORE ROOM ADJOIN-A-
Incmy place of business ; als part of
the entire upp r floors it desired. For fur
ther particulars Inquire of
Cojner Olney and Squemoqua streets.
FURNISHED ROOMS TO LET.
T MRS. GEO. HILLER'3, NEXT DOOR
to Wesion Hotel.
To Whom It Hay Concern. .
THIS IS TO GIVE NOTICE THAT I
have purchas d the seining motinrt
abreast of Pillar Rock, on the Columbia
river, and have de-il for the property irom
the State of Oregon, and alt partial are
herebv wamrd not to fish or seine on that
ground without my penniasion.
6 SAMi EL OLIVER.
Astoria. February 28. 1SJ1.
STATE AND COUNTY TAXES A RE NOW
due and payable at my office.
A. M TWOMBLY,
tf Sheriff Clatsop Co.
RESIDENTS OF SCHOOL DISTRICT NO.
9 are herebv uotified that the taXr-s tor
the year 1833 hi said dlstn t are now due
and payable nt the office ot Badollet & Co.,
A ct lug School Cleric
Astoria, February 6, ISM.
CONTRACT TO BE LET.
lORlOOCOKDS op HEMLOCK BARK.
For particulars Inquire ai the Tannery
0. LEINEN'WEHER & CO.
HAY FOR SALE.
SEVERAL TiNS OF THE BEST CaLI
f oraia Oat Hay for sale in lot to suit.
Xxrauirt U S. A. QUL.NN, at 0'rtan's Ho-.
Dry Goods an
NEXT 30 DAYS
I will offer my STOCK of CLOTHING at GREATLY REDUCED
PRICES in order to reduce previous to stock-taking
For the Next 30 Days.
Hats and Caps
IXL C. H. COOPER, IXL
The Leading Dry Goods and Cothing
House of Astoria.
jgyFor special Dry Goodd Advertisement seo Dully Independent.,
FIRST QUALITY LUMBER.
S IN THE FIELD AND PROPOSES TO
We will take onlPrs for lumber from ion
to .'00 M., at the mil or deliveied.
We i.ho manutacture laili aud shingles o!
Flooring a Specialty
Address all orders
WESTI'ORT MILL CO.
a. C, liE.VNKK, Supt.
Scarf Pins. Chains, Watches,
Of every description.
The finest stock of Jewelry in Astoria.
aAli goods ivarrantedasrepresented
GUSTAV HANSEN, JEWELER.
Clothing and Gent's
LOEB & CO
AGENTS FOR THE
BMt San Francisco Houses and
Tumblers Decanters, and All
Kinds of Saloon Supplies
ah goods oid at san Francteco Prices,
Oy0rit FarW Hmm, Aitozia, Oregon.
agnus C. Crosby
HARDWARE, IRON, STEEL,
Iron Pipe and Fittings,
HOUSE FURNISHING GOODS
SHEET LEAD STRIP LEAD
Tin and Copper.
Stop That Horse!
USE THE PATENT SHOE.
RAS .1U-T UKCKIVl-D A PATENT
lInr3ehofmm the latent Offli-e, for
tlie purpOM; ot preventiug all dases of hors
es fioin slipping on plank, or steep roads,
linr-.e' shoi with tills slioe WILL NOT
LIP. A trial i I convince anyone.
I keep To Kiri-cln-N Mhuera lu
inj slinp. Try Uie NEW SHOE
rcirnN and. Contracted. Hoof cure
No satisfaction no pay.
BJ ITERS !
i WHmerdfng & Co., San Francisco.
I L06b & CO., AgORtS, Astoria.