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VOL. XX, ISO. 132.
FOREIGN NEWS AND GOSSIP.
Russia has made propositions to
Germany for a joint reduction of
forces on the frontier.
It is said of Prince Bismarck that
he eats at one meal enough for half a
dozen persons in good health.
It is often forgotten that "the
Muhdi" has been at his victorious
sieges and massacres now for three
Fifty thousand persons attended
the funeral of M. Kouher the last,
it may be said, of the true blue 15on
apartists. Ninety-sir students were lately
struck off the list of the University of
Berlin because they had not even
paid for one lecture.
'London wine merchants are badly
off, owing to the decrease in the con
sumption of all wines, except claret
and champagne but the whisky trade
Sir Henry Brand, who recently re
signed the speakership of the British
house of commons, has been elevated
to the peerage, with the title of .Lord
Hampden. He claims to be a de
scendant of John Hampden.
One thing can be plainly read at
least through the Lasker affair as
settled, and that is, that when Bis
marck dies, the American congress
will not pass any memorial resolu
tions in his honor. Volksblatt.
A strong movement is on foot in
the Province of Galicia in favor of
emigration to America. The magis
tracy of East Galicia have unani
mously petitioned the governor of
the province to proibit the sale of
passenger tickets for American portr.
The slave trade flourishes in Afri
can lands nearer to England than the
Soudan is. In Tangier last month, a
Spanish newspaper states, a negrtss
f seventeen was sold for S39; and of
twenty-five for 842; another, middle
aged, for 835; and a girl of eleven for
Tictor Hugo is said to have ex
posed his appearance at the French
academy on the occasion of Paillerou's
reception in plain evening dress on
the ground that his suit of uniform
was worn out, and that at his time of
life it would be foolish to order an
other. A movement in England has for its
object the abolition of the action for
breach of promise. Such suits are
alleged to have become so numerous
that their influence is demoralizing,
and the justice obtained by the action
has become insignificant in com
parison with its demoralizing results.
It if said that Montenegro is mak
ing preparations for a campaign in
Parnell is actively promoting a
company to further immigration from
over populated districts in Ireland.
In Cairo, lately the French consul
refused to serve a ministerial writ
surpressing the Bosphore, an Egypt
The ambassadors of all the European
powers have been instructed to com
pliment the Ehglish government up
on Gen. Graham's victory.
Advices have been received of a
great' financial panic at Peking, in
which many native merchants and
bankers have failed. The populace
of the country are greatly excited.
In deference to the memorial of
Irish members of all shades of poli
tics, the government will introduce
into the house of commons a motion
to amend the purchase clauses of the
The North German Gazette (Bis
marck's organ) condemns tho pro
posal of the secessionists to offer in
the Reichstag a resolution thanking
the United States house of represent
atives for its action on the death of
The Freneb. authorities are aiding
English detectives in their efforts to
ducover dynamite conspirators. The
Fenians haye beoome alarmed at this,
and are preparing to remove their
headquarters from Paris to Geneva.
The French academy of science has
declined to comply with Prime "Min
ister Ferry's request to elect dele
gates to the coming Meridian con
gress at Washington, on the ground
that the government should appoint
-Iasect Life la a Snowflake.
Sonieof the imaginative and won
derfully learned German scholars tell
us that every snowflake is inhabited
Wr Viannv littlft beincwho nr 'horn.
hold their revels and live their long
lives of happiness and delight, die
andare buried, during the descent of
th6 snowflake from the world of
clouds to the solid land. I do not
know whether to believe the scholars
qY jioi. They are of that same school
Which -tells you that every square
foot of air possesses some 12,000,000
: 11,000,000 of more or less perfect
jm&tMU&gs. and that at every ordi
Sitr breath we destroy a million
feor or less of these happy lives.
5W sigh of a healthy lover is sup-.figd-totwallowiip
Slr ihiist that the dust which will
as nil know, accumulate in the most
itoure and secret places, is merely
jfee -remains of millions and billions
of these little beings who have died
oi old fljrej All "this, of course, is
gfjje speculation. But I do know
Ifrltffhr snow is, in- some parts of the
world thickly inhabited. I have st en
ifcftr iri" Idaho black with little ra-
,, "xuey can iuuw Duun-uc.
v are lively as possible, and will
rken your foolprints,walk as fast as
yoa.itay. Tney are xouna oniy on
Atfc'Hft1 mountains, and only in very
riih and very deep snow. They, of
,airio, do not annoy you in any way
Tkeyare infinitely smaller than the
ordinary flea, bnt exactly the same in
locomotion. Joaquin Miller.
'-Hi. John Lane, of Hyde Park,
OooJc "county, HI, aged sixty, states
tfeat after six months suffering with
nfcMpiif and rheumatism without re
St?ne finally tried St. Jacobs Oil,
Birth to a
Baltimobe, March 1. Laura La
varnie, one of the three tattooed wo
men in America, and well known to
museum frequenters, gave birth to a
boy yesterday morning in this city.
The child's skin bears the same
marks, or tattoed figures, as the
mother's. Not only are these figures
reproduced identically on the child's
epidermis, but they are in the same
colors as the marks on the mother's
body. The colors are blue and red.
The father, whose name is Adolph
Mareth, has lately been running a
small museum, showing in the coun
try towne of Maryland. He said yes
terday that sometime ago he went to
the husband of Dora Hildebrant t
get him to tattoo his wife. Dora is
the original tattooed woman and her
husband refused to tattoo any woman
who would prove an opposition to his
wife. Moreth then set to work him
self. He found it too great a job, and
as he was traveling he engaged men
in various places, commencing with
Cincinnati, to tattoo his wife. It
took several months to completely
tattoo the woman, and during this
time she was in a delicate condition.
Five weeks ago his wife was taken
ill in Cumberland. Md., and since that
time she has not been on exhibition.
The child is healthy and weighs
fifteen pounds. Dr. A. Trego Short
zer, a reputable and well known phys
ician in this city, attended Laura La
varnie, or Mrs. "Moreth, during her
confinement. The managers of a
dime museum in this city have en
gaged the tattooed mother and child
and will place both on exhibition in
this city as soon as the mother is able
to go out. The tattoo marks on both
mother and child are of various de
signs, representing snakes, animals,
flowers and symmetrical figures.
Both are doing as well as could be
She Knew What She Wanted.
"Oh, dear 1" exclaimed Mrs. Blank,
"you are always getting things
"What is the matter now?'' asked
n.nn:n nf , t,o Onn '
spreading out ou the floor
a magnificent black fur rug which he
had just purchased.
"Don't you see how long and
straight that hair isf' asksd Mre.
"Certainly, that is its beauty."
"And it is black."
"Of course; black and glossy."
"But I told you to get a goat skin,
with red, curly hair."
"I know," said Mr: Blank, "but I
looked at the others and considered
this much more handsomer."
"But think of the trouble we'll have
at our meals," persisted Mrs. Blank.
"Ye3; our cook has straight, black
"Whenever we find any in the food,
she will blame it on the rug. That is
why I wanted red."
First Death in the Crenr d'AIcne Mine.
William Henry Allen was the firet
man to die at the new mines of the
Ccpur d'Alene. He was an old man,
a Scottish Mason of the thirty-second
degree, and much respected. He be
longed to the YtrbaBuena Lodge of
Perfection, Cal., and was also a
Knight Templar. He was born at
Montpelier, Vt, 1825, and died at
Eagle City, Idaho, 183 L At the time
of his death ho was carrying wood into
his cabin, and was observed to fall.
He was picked up, but life was found
to be extinct. His death was caused
by heart disease. He was buried with
all honors and has the distinction of
starting the graveyard at Eagle City.
"If I were a single man to-day,"
said James H. Hood, late'resident en
gineer in the construction of the Ohio
Kiver railroad, running from Wheel
ing to P .rkersburg, 'I would pull up
stakes and go to Costa Bica. There
is no country like it for making
money. Few Americans are there,
the country is nenness itself, tne
people honest and ignorant, and I
know of no country where a fortune
can be made so speedily."
Abab Eabkestness. Hlustrative of
the earnestness of the Arabs on the
present Soudan uprising a London
standard correspondent with Baker
Pasha relates the follewing: Yester
day morning a spy was discovered
outside our camp, lying on the sand.
Although only a boy of fifteen years,
ho fought desperately wnen sur
rounded, and wounded one man with
his spear. He was himself bayoneted
and is not expected to recover. Hie
gallant behavior excited the admira
tion of the entire force. When asked
if he wanted anything, he replied:
"Let me spear one Egyptian before I
A wealthy young merchant of Au
gusta, Ga., has accepted sixteen chal
lenges to fight duehi from as many
different young men. His physician
has doubtless advised him to indulge
in this harmless but invigorating
southern recreation for the benefit of
his health. It is less expensive, too,
than taking a trip to the sunny clime
of Italy, and quite as conducive to
longevity as sawing a cord of hickory
wood every morning before break
Mutso Hito L Emperor of Japan,
who is now thirty-two years old, is the
123d sovereign of that country. He
has reigned since the death of his
father in 1887. His is the only dyn
astv that has ruled in Japan, and be
gan 609 B. C. There is no other
monarch in the world who can boast
so unbroken a descent from so ancient
The Massaohusets legislature is
thought to be more opposed to.
woman suffrage since the appearance
of the last Boston census. From that
interesting record it appears that
Boston has 18,000 more women than
men, and it is believed that Boston
women have everything pretty much
their own way already.
Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Sciatica,
Lumbago, Backache, Headache.Toolhache,
Bm Throat, Swelling Ppralns BraUe.
Bams. ScaM. Frcwt llltc.
A5D ALl OTUEE BODILY PAt.VS ASD ACHES.
Sell br Dnnrf'ti and Ttetltrt eTtrrwbere. Plfty CU k
bottle. Mratloni la II Luictuga.
irnr rirT?TV . VnfiF.T.F.U CO.
Ui.TWUUIU1 BUUSOTi JUL
Which, whll-actin. aSa Mimulaut of the
ki',ui,y-, nt-itlifrexciiennr rr.tates them,
was lonp sim-e supplie I bi Hosteller's
tmac i Bitters Tuisfln" m-dicine everts
t"" rcqiiMH aere i stimulation i pun.
., se 2n,:ms. without i mliiumi. Irrltrt. ns
and !. then-fore, far b-tter adapted for the
purpose than umedicated . xiitaits often
rsort(l ii. Ipep la. fiver an acne,
and kindred 'lsers s. :ir :1 curd by It
For-aie by all Druggists and Dealers
From i li eso sources arise tb ree-fourths
1 oftho diseases of thoJiumanruco. These
Emptoxns indicuto tho.r existence:
ss of Appetite, Boriltf costive.
Sick Headache, fullness otter eat
iuEr,ttveraIoii to exertion of body or
bcroro the eyes, highly colored
tho uso of a remedy that acts directly on
tho I.lvor. AsnLivor incilicinoTDTT'S
VILLS have no equal. Thelractlonon
tho Kidneys and Skin is also prompt;
removing all impurities through theso
three scavenger of tho si item,"
producing appetite, bound digestion,
regular stools, a clenr skin mid a vig
nausi-a or griping nor interiero with
dally work and are a perfect
ANTIDOTE TO MALARIA.
boldeTerTxrTP25j. t)lfipe4t ...urrevS'.t. .
TUTTS HAIR DYE,
Ghat Hair on, Wiiiskeks changed in
stantly to a Gloss v Black by aslnglo
application of ibis Dte Sold by Drug,
'asts.orscntbyoxpresson receipt of 51.
Office, 44 ilurrav Street, New York.
ttrcs UAiiuiii c? ram sxssxrzs ran.
X FULL LIKE OF
Just Finished lu Rear of Store.
The Gem Saloon.
The Popular Resort for Astorians.
Finest of Wines and Liquors
Go to the OEM SALOON.
CHAS. A. MAY,
New Store, New Stock
Toy, Fancy Goods,
Tobacco and Cigars.
FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC
IP IEL XJ I a? s
A PINE ASSORTMENT.
Squemoqua street, next door to the Empire
HAY FOR SALE.
UEVERVLT"NS OF 1HE BEST CALT-
to to ma ( at Hay for saw in lots to suit.
. QU1NN, at O'BxI&u's Ho
fj 1 CELEBRATED 1 A
Ed. D. Curtis & Co.
STYLE AND FINISH.
A COMPLETE STOCK.
Hartae and Slip Gtiaiilerj
A. VAN DUSEH & CO.,'
Hardware and Ship Chandlery,
Pure Oil, Bright Varnisli,
Binacle Oil, Cotton Gaiivas.
Hemp Sail Twine, Sk
Cotton Sail Twine, v
Lard Oil, m''
Wrought Iron Spikes,
Galvanized Cut Nails, '.-
PainfK nnil Oil. firocerio. olc.
Wilson & Fisher,
iron, Steel, Coai, Anchors, Chains,
TAR, PITCH, OAKUM,
NAILS AND SPIKES,
Shelf Hardware, Paints and Oils
Pf.UUSt AXl 311 F.i. FEKI.
Agents for Salem Flcunng Mills,
an1 Capica) Flour.
All sizes, at I'oitlaiut Prices, In Stock.
Corner Clii'JiKnius and Hamilton Strt-
C. H. BAIN & CO.
Doors, Windows, Blinds, Transoms
Turning, Bracket Work.
A spec alty, and all worK guaranteed.
Oak, Ash, Bay, and Waluut luraher ; Ore
gon aud Fort Oiford Cedar.
All kinds of ho it material on hand.
C. U. BAI.V A CO.
B. F. STEVENS & CO.,
CITY BOOK STORE,
Hav Jn"t received a mammoth stock of
Book. The young ard old, nch and pool
can all be aocomnn-daled.
AGENT FOR THE
Kranlrh 4L Iti.rh autl 1SnntI.feIdt
Xotnt Piniionniid 1Vfitern
Orders for all kinds of Music or Instru
ments will ha promptly filled.
u. r . Mr.vbM&v;w,
JOS P. LEATHERS
Fortarlr orer Arndt & Frcben Mhcblae Sho
1 BUILDING FIRST-CI.A8 BOATS IN
the -hop formerly occupied by M. John
son on C nco-nlv -trept, one block we.t ol
II uvt-n Bro' Mill, .llodrl, Slaterlul am
R. M. LEATHERS
Ha reopened his boat shop, over Arndt
Ferr-heii's. foot of LaFayettc stieet, and i
prepared to turn out
Alili WORK GUAIt.ATF.KD.
Oregon Paint and Varnish Works
Paints, Yariisl ant Lacper.
Any shade mixed and ground to order.
C. F. PEARSOX & Co.,
P.O.BoxUS. Portland, Or.
HALF GALLON TINS.
At WILSON & FISHER'3,
flVAJiU&USkMuat to Ui Xrad.-
Red Crown Flour,
Guaranteed a Superior Ai tide.
Country Produce, hta
STtJonsIsnraents So'Iclted. and Advances
made ou same.
S. ARNDT & FERCHEN,
ASTORIA. - OKEUON.
The Pioneer Machine Shop
Boiler Shop A dggg-gfe?
All kinds of
Promptly attended to.
A specialty made of repairing
roOi OF LAFAYETTE STREET.
ARNDT & FERCHEN,
Agents for Oregon, Washington Territory,
mill Al?.tf fur
and Alaska for
E. W. JBI.1SS,
Engines. Soldering Machines,
improved Acid Bath and Crimping
Power Presses, Foot Presses,
And nil other ma-hlnery used In canneries.
Including the new
Working without m:il springs, constantly
We respectfully Invite :tll ctinnerjmen to
rail and exainui- the ah re uiach nt-iy as it
is uieulysup ri-r to anvhtre nfore intro
duced oii th.s coast. Ordeis solicited.
Foot of Laf.ijetio .Street.
ASTORIA IRON WORKS.
Cknton Strkkt, Nk.vr Tanker House.
ASTOUIA. - OEEOON.
GENERAL MACHINISTS AKD
BOILER MAKERS. .
LAND ail MARINE EEIES
BoilerWork, Steamboat Work
and Cannery Work a spe
Of alt DeMerintimiM made to Order
at Short Xotire.
A. D. Wass. Pre-Ident.
J. G. Hutlkk. Secretary,
. W. Casf, 1 n-a-uriT.
HAVE NO EQTJAL.
The Londin Fisheries Exhibition
HAVE AWARDED THE
Be Barbonr Brothers Gup
FLAX NET THREADS.
3, Tell Me Where Is Fancy Bre(a)d !
"WHY, AT THE
Astoria Bakery & CoDftctioierj
Vnt emW SrTPERIOR BREAD AND
CAKES AND TASTRY in great variety, hut
THE. LARGEST STOCK OF CANDIES
Wedding and parties supp'led with thr
nost elaiiir-ite ornamental work ou the
hortest notice and on reasonable terms.
This is the most complete cstab Isbmeut In
ED. JACKSON, Prop.
HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS.
H, B. PABKE6. Prop
ASTORIA, --- OEEGON
Al. CROSBY, - - Day Clerk-
Phil. BOWERS, - - Night Clerk.
Jas. DUFFY has the Bar and Billiard room.
First Class in all Eespects.
FREE COACH TO THE HOUSE.
IT ISA FACT!!
JEFF'S CHOP HOUSE
On Concomly Street
That he his always on hand
FRESH SHOAL.WATER BAY AND
"JE-FF" IS THE BOSS CATERER.
He fans lirrtt Proprietor of the "Aurora
Hotel" 1b Knappton evcnjear.
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.
A Good Cup of Coffee
AND OYSTERS AT
Mrs. Powell's Coffee House,
On Min Street next to Oregon Bakery.
XEW AXD WELL EQUIPPKO
L. Serra has rebuilt his establlshn-ent a' d
Is pn pared to accommodate the traYi ling
A good meal furnished at any hour of the
day or night.
he D eat Liquors and Chrara at the bar.
Two doots west of Tke roster's.
n2S Cm LU1GI SERRA.
Fipres Mer Lie !
Or THE CHOP HOUSE
Can prove by his books that he U doing the
bluest business of any
In the city, and he will guarantee to give
the best niral for cah.
General assortment of table stock coiwtautij
on nand. such as
Canned Fruits and Jelly,
Bacon, Hams, Shoulders, Lard,
Eggs, Butter, Cheese,
Fresh Fru ts and Vegetables
Fish., Poultry, and Game,
In tne season.
Cigars and Tobacco,
Best of Wines and Liquors.
All cheap for CASH. Uixxls sold on com
misdlon. Opposite I. W. Case's store.
MalBvt'cet, Astoria, Otrgon.
KEKVH ' t BKKKY. PKOl'KIETOKH.
OErECTFaLLA CVLL THE A1TEN
It. tion of the nubile to thp fact that he
above Market will always be supplied lth a
FULL VARIETY AND BEST QUALITi
FRESH AND CURED MEATS ! !
"Whbh will be sold at lowest rates, whole
sale a d retail.
t-v Special attention given to supplying
WHERRY & COMPAltfY,
Fresh and Cured Meats,
FRUITS, BUTTER, and EGGS.
OPPOSITE OCCIDENT HOTEL,
CIIEXAMim Street. Astoria, j
WYATT & THOMPSON.
FRESH AND CURED MEATS,
Crockery and Glassware.
TailoriDi, Cleaning, Repairii,
NEAT, CHEAP AND QUICK.
Mala M.,eyyitX. !', Astoria, Or.
UfcO. A. DOK1U8. GEO. JfOLAUD,
IVOLJiD & DOB BIS,
ATTOENEYS AT LAW.
Office In Kinney's Block, eppoatta Cfty
Hall, Astoria. Oregon.
fj it. Tiioji&oar, T
Attorney and Counselor at Law.
Room No. 6, over White Ilouse,
ASTOKIA, OREUON, ,
O. W. FULTOIT. O, 0. VXSUtOK.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
Rooms 5 and C. Odd Fellows Bulldlnjr.
r q.A. BonJLiiv,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Chenamus tret, - - ASlORlA.,0REUO2l
TOSEPil A. G1L.L,
oaOfflce with J. Q-a. Bowlby,
ASIORIA, - - - ,- - Oregoa.
O J culms.
ATTi' AT LAW.
Notary Pub'Ic, Commissioner of Deetls for
Callior.aa, .New York aud Washington Ter
ritory Rooms 3 and A. Odd Fellows Building, As
tor a un-gtin
N B - Claims at Washington. D. C, and
k T. AtiLKX,
FIRE 1NSURANCK COJIPANIES.
y C. HOl.DKX,
AUCTIONEER, COMMISSION AND IN
ARCHITECT AND DRAUGHTSMAN.
Scholars received for Course of Draughting
&- Office over White House Store.
Q.EJL.O F. PAKKKB.
Clatsop County, and City f AwtoHa
DlUce : Chenamus street, Y. Al. C. A. ball
Room No. 8.
TK. X. C. UUAT3IAX
Phvstcian and Surgeon.
l'ooms 9 and 10, Odd Fellows Building.
TVY TUTTL.E. 31. D.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Office Eoouu 1, 2, and 3 fythian Build-
RF-sirKNrE On Cedar Street, back of
St. Maiy's Hospiia.
F. P. HICKS. A. . SHAW.
OICKS & SHAW,
Rooms In Allen's Ruildinp. up stairs, cor
ner ("a s and Squem qua streets. Astoria
On Genevieve stieet, opp. site Bozortb a
OEO P. wnEET.EB.
W. L. BOBB.
WUEELER & EOBB.
M Estate I tar aiee Apb.
We have very desirable property in As
toria and Upper Anuria for sa a. Also, flue
f.mus thrnimiioiit the cunty.
Accounts carefully adjusted and collec
We represent the
Itoyal. Xorwlch Union nnrt Lnnca
Mhire liiHuranre N'
With a combined capital of S38.O00.OO0.
Traveler Life and Accident inXtir-
an-e Co, of Haitford. andthe31ao
liattau I.f lurturauce Co.,
of New York.
We are acpnti for the Daily anil Weeklu
Ntn-thteesc A'etra, and the Oregon Videtie.
All buslnes-i utrust-d to our care will re
ceive prompt attention.
Bozorth & Johns,
Real Estate and Insurance Agents,
Buy and sell all kinds of Real Estate and
represent the following Fire
Insurance Conp.mles :
Scott'sh Union and Na
tional, Phoenix of Hartford
Horn of New Yrk,
OakUi d II me,
Policies wr. t-n by tts In the PhceuU and
Home and Sc t bh Union and National at
GENERAL STEAMSHIP AGENCY.
Bills of Exchange on any
Part oi Europe.
1AM AGENT FOR THE FOLLOWINl
well known and commodious 8teunhip
STATE LINE, RED 8TAR,
D. MINION LINE.
NATIONAL, and AMERICAN LINE.
Prepaid tickets to or from any Europeau
port. For full information as to rates of fare,. -sailing
days, etc, apply to
It pain-cure, ana. wsa uicu.
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