NOWHERE v in tlii vicinity can bo found a frewlicr or c leaner tix;k of groceries and incuts nor more mod ot in price, Hum we have in our store and marktt. You have a ntnnding invitutiou to send us your or ders whenever you are not satisfied fluowhcro. ROSS, The Morning Astorian TMLBPHONB 1. TODAY'S WBATHBR, ' IHirnAND, April 1T.-Weirn Or, (tm and Western Washington, show em, southerly winds; Eastern Oregon, Kastmn Washington and Idaho, part ))' cloudy, occasionally threatening l)owir In ,foiihai. Onion ulla'feed. grain and buy. bur I'erfoctlon Ulend Mooha A Java offt can't b bvu JahMwM liru. Japancs good o( alt kinds, cheap at tht Yokohama llasaar, CI Commercial trot. , Another shipment of fra smoked Eastern ham and Uaoou J tut ltt.Jv&n ami JJrua. W hav juat received a ahlpment of bum prrve4 wild blacklwrries. Johnson Bros. ' Mrs, iUuinuaaB Uuva up lac cur' Ulna to perfection. Lsuv ordvrt at Oregon Bakery. Any cltlld buys a wU and aa cheap ly from u aa th most experienced buyr.Jtmon Uroa. i'itret expert workmen al ih Occi dent liarUar 6 Imp- Porcelain balbs. Ucst bootblack In th ulty. You will And lb bt Uo maal In tut Uty at lb Itlalng Hun IMsuurnnt, No. 113 Commercial 8L i'uu tan live wtiboui our I'crfevllua Blond Mooha and Java Colt, but why should you? Jobnaon too. It you want bos wood., slab oo or other firewood, lolrpnoti Kelly, lb transfer man. I'feon till tyA. Only two more day to Main the pretty noveltle In ndle work carried by Ml llamriok. at C. H. Cooper1. ratronlte horn Induatrjr by eniokiof th "Frlde ot Astoria", cigars; Bat mad. Manufactured by MaoTarlaa and Knobel. . , P. A. Kanior, 4n Welch' bljk, will call for your cloth to olaa, dy. re pair and presa, and will deliver them. Itlng up phone, red 144. rtonlyn coal laata longer, 1 cleaner and make la trouble with itove and chimney flue than ,ox other. Ueorg W. Sanborn, agent, teU-pbone, 1311. ( j Win. Bennef, aa employ of th Bherman Transfer Company, ta suffer ing from the effect of a kick by a hone. On Thursday, AprU 17, the Woman's ltciir-f Corp will serve a merchants lunch at 1 o'clock la the at ore room n.-xt the Aatorlan office. Tb eholoeat dishes of the avaaon may then be bad for a modiwt fee. During th after iim.n and evening 1c cream, etc will be served, and an excellent program will be given of mimics, recitation, otc Patronise th lad lee Everybody Come! 1 wlllbe v liK youon , April 18-19 A SKILLED REPRESENTATIVE from Chicago, will b praaent to aaalat u In nixkln this THE GREATEST SALE Or TAILORING ever held her. Don't mill this chancs of having your meaaura taken by an axpert, avan If not raady to ordar. Com In and get eomavaluabla pointer about good tailoring C. I!. COOPER, Astoria, Oregon HIGQINS & CO. Wanted -Olrl for housework In small family. Inquire at tbl oillc. Waiited.-.roaltlon aa saleslady; six years experience; good reference. Ad dress, A. 0. oar Aatorlan office. An experienced woman would Ilka position a hiukerp'r for widower with children, Address. Mrs. M., care Aatorlan oftloe. An order of publication In the coee of John MiHluIr t al. vs. Alex Mc Donald. ws made In tl circuit court yesterday afternoon. . The steamer North Blar went to sea today, bound for Nushagak. Alaska, with a cargo of aupplla for the Aliie ka fishermen's Packing Company, Tom Mauxker and Miss Maggie Ri'a, left for Portland yesterday morning, whm-t th former will rnret his wife and children fmm the Kaat, returning to this city Uili evening. Steve Houxomb, pleaded guilty to a charge of Illegal (lulling, In the Jus. tlue court yesterday, and wa flmd 'J) and ooata. He was rflfAwd from cue tody upon giving bond to pay the fin within fc day. tAdles On hair a wit one, rats and trilby All kind of hair goodt. Fin line of hair tonlos and barber supplies. Will call on you If desired. A. E. Tv terson, Occident Harber Shop. M. A. Rolf, repre nUng Strain Bros., Chicago, America's l. a-llng lull- or, will be at C. H. Cooper's Jlext Krldsy and Saturday, April lih and 19lh. That the Amerkua acuiluieat against ptibHi dlapoaal of the remnant i f lite unfortunate Maine, goe without say. Itl VAt fh ImI M.H.la tk.t . t. A .. w ,i:iiii iMt um i great cost of preaervlng the relics. .!...! .L ' ' lielng male for that purio. J This has been a great year for wheat I shipments, as is evidenced from sta tistics. During the ten montha paat ending May 1st 1nt., the shipments I from the Parlrto NtrthwNt wlH agr- , gate 3. 000,000 buahela. The futur ot ' Oregon I well aamired by these facts, j The committee rpr the can slrucUnn of the buildings at Bmlths ' Fo'nt were out on n C"l!ctrg tour ! yenterday, taking In laat subscriptions to this purpoae, TJ work on the fac tory and apur has progressed rapidly of late, and an early completion Is as sured. . ' ' The funeral of Mr. Sarah Gray, of ! Seaside, who died Wednesday evening of genera) debility, will tak place from the family real dene thl morn ing. The deceased was an old pioneer aged TO, and a natlva of Canada. The divorce suit of Sarah A, Urlmee vs. C. C. Orlme occupied th atten tion ot the circuit court all of yes terday and win not be concluded un til icday. Considerable evll-ce, Inci dent to a case ot thl kind was brought out. Th poltoe fore of Portland ara tak en severely to taak by a reporter on SEE THE IMMENSE DISPLAY Or Woolens T';.Piece WE WILL SHOW THE ENTIRE UNE OF STRAUSS BROS. dood Tailors lor Twesty-llTt Ytari, ConsUUnjr, ot nearly 500 up.to-data patterni of tuitlngs and trouserings in novslty worsteds, casalmeres, vicunas, homespuns, etc., as well as fashionable staples In all shades. The highest standard of workman ship at prices so low that you will wonder. STRAUSS BROS.' guarantee of perfect fit and workmanship, endorsed by us, goes with every garment tl Oregonian, who In his pllgrlmag through th streeU of that city dla covered an even dosen of "aura thing men" perambulating th tret In swell clothe and otherwise looking ex ceedingly prosperous. - Officer Oberg I acting i-aptaln at the poHo station this wek. , Mr. and Mr. Dan Allen cam flown from Portland on the night train. T, fl. Bryae, recently returned from Alaska, Is enjirylng hi visit her with friends. , ; The long distance telephone station now has Its new awltch board In fine working order, It la reported that Martin Olson writ be an Independent candidate for th office of county coroner. , Merchant P. A. KUike was expected to return from Portland laat night, where he had been on business. Master Pish Warden Van Dusen Is sUII grinding out licenses of all kinds pertaining to the Ashing Industry. The county treasurer Is paying out the special school tax fund to the var ious district now, and Is kept busy. The men who brought the body of Nelson, th Deep lUver, loggtrr, who died of heart disease,, Wedneaday, re turned yesterday. Dr. Jay Tuttle was allcd to see Jem Jackson' child.! In I'pptrtowa. which was seriously ill lust evening. At laat reports It was Improving. W. W. Whipple will return to th city this evening. He ! at Bucoda, Wash . In the Interest of the aawmtll there, owned by himself and others. Ift-neat If. Justice, writes to a friend In this city, from Vallejo, Cal., that he 1s well and that hla ahlp expects to sail for Puget Sound about the middle of next month. Victor Undbock, new manager of the Louvre, arrived from Portland last evening. Mr. Undbock recently mar ried Mr. Kilckeon's daughter. He I a well-known business man here. Home of the member of the Cotil lion dub and their friend will run an excursion to Knappion this evening, where a, rtane will be given. Thiy will go on the steamer Elcclrj. Nvlae Bankala, of llwa.-o. came over yeaterday. He la a prominent Makers Bay fisherman and repjrta some fine catches already this sesson. Jim Ora hum made a fine caun ye'.ulay. . Ttw steamship Nome, whlcK made her ftrat trip, two year ago ta Al.ielra, from this port, la on tl.e Moran dck at Puget Hound for repaitt. ohe t pects to sail for NOm on ncx: Mon day. Carl Johnson, who was brought' In from Heaslde a tew days ago and has been under treatment at BL Mary' Hospital, baa entirely recovered and will return to Me horn at once. ; The Shipowner AsaocU'.lon of Ban Francisco has notified Its representa tive In Taeoma of an element which It hna entered Into with the Sailors' Union of the PaoWo, whereby shlpaof the association shall employ union sail ors. Sumner Williamson, formerly nn em ploye of the Dally Astorian. left Port land last night for San Fanil-o, from which place he will sail for the Philippine. Islands. April 31, to take a position In th civil aervlca of Uncle 8am. P. A. TrulHnger, who was nominat ed by th CKIesn' at their convention Wednesday for county assessor, romea out In a card and. announce that on acoount ot business engagements he. la compelled to decline the honor thrust upon him. Activity at tha canneries yesterday was much more noticeable than the previous day. Some of the canneries were running a good part of the day and a respectable pile of the royail cht nooka greeted the eyes of the visitors to thee Important points of she city. The Roanoake, the largest wooden vessel ever constructed, baa arrived at Seattle tn load 50,000 cases ot salmon for New York. The Roanoke Is own ed by Arthur Sewell ft Company, of Bath, Me. She will also carry a large consignment ot California wine from Sun Francisco. lnd Commissioner Herman Is mak ing a commendable fight on the Bow eraock bill providing for the leasing the publio lands of the West. He say ttntt the passage of the same will work a great Injury to a major ity of the Western people, a statement which la no doubt correct'- . i I J The Woman's Rollcf Corps served a splendid merchants' lunch yesterday In the building next K) the Astorian office and followed it up In the after noon and evening with Ice cream and a general entertainment. The ladle were kept busy and met with success. Astoria has another case of smallpox but there is no necessity of becomlug alarmed. It I reported to be of, such a mild form that It barely come with in the class, but still the local health officers have taken all precautions nec essary to prevent the spreading of the disease by quarantining the premises where the case was discovered. The caae la reported to be at the residence of Mrs. Hansen, opposite' the Kinney cannery. Dr. Cordlner, th city health officer, doe not anticipate any danger ot tha disease spreading. Arbor. Day exercise wtU be held to day t JghJ.school. Thla la don at thU fttnVtoc uie reason that on th regular Arbor Day, Friday, April 11, tbera waa considerable elckneft among Ihe student and th day could not be properly obaerved on this account Tha exercise today wilt consist principally In a literary program; no tree will be planted, but there' will be some flower seeds sown. . Patrons and friend of the srnwH are expected to attend to a large number. Mr, i. O. Megtar, of ilrookfleld, en tertained nine of Astoria's leading so ciety women at her residence yester day. They went over on the boat and returned laat evening and report a pleasant time. Following were the ladles 4 who went over; Mesdames C. W, Fulton, P. A. Siokes, O, W. Sair- born, W. F. Chutter, M. Van Dusen, A. V. Allen, Edward Taylor, Allen Tay lor and Geo, H. George. The body of Ben Nelson, the logaer who died of heart disease at ) Deep River, was shipped last evening to Italnlcr for Interment. Hi brother who lives at that place came down and attended to th eansmirtatl.m of the body." The Macei.bey-of which he was a member in good standing, will defray the burial expenese. ; R. M. Scott, formerly commissary sergeant at Fort Stevens, but who I now stationed at Cebu Philippine Isl ands, write Clarence E. Tyler, of this city, a very discouraging letter as to the future ot th Philippine from a standpoint of fettling up. He says that thO her now Is worth more than S1S0 In the Philippines; that th cost of living I enorm'ju and that a poor man stands no ahow for aucce. He says that the syndicates are already grabbing the country and that It Is only a question of time until they will own the country . Patrick Farrell, of . Olney, was brought to the city yesterday In a sad atate of Insanity. He imagine that some one wishes to kill him and Informed the officers that tbey might as well procure a coffin In advance for him He was locked up In the county JalU He Is not violent, but upon the contrary Is very humble and spends most of the time crying Hie malady Is thought to have been brought about on account of sickness. By the request of his sister. Judge Gray decided not to send him to the asylum until further Investigation. His relations will come down today and probably attempt to take care of htm In their home for a while. In order to see It he cannot be cured In this way. In case of failure, he will be sent to th ssylum later. He Is a young man and Is well liked by those who know him. A communication from he Woman's Club to the Push Club presented at the meeting of the Puh Club Wednes day evening, ask that they Join with the former olub In paying 'be expenses of a lecture by Mr. Conde Hamlin, of fit. Paul. Minn. Mra. Hamlin comes to the Pacific Coast as the lecturer of the National League of Improve ment Association. Mrs. Hamlin Is sec ond vice-president, of this association, whose headquarter are at Springfield, Ohio. At the annual convention of the American League for Civic Improve ment held In City Convention Hall, Buffalo. N. T., Aug. 13, 1901. Mra Ham Mn'a talk on the civic improvement work, excited more interest and en thusiasm than that of any other speak er. The Push Club, with Ha usual fore sight, agreed to share the expense and If the dates already made do not prevent a new date for Astoria, Mrs. Hamlin will be secured for some even ing, between April 20, and May 8. It Is to be hoped that nothing will pre vent the presentation of this subject to the cltiiens of Astoria, by one ao well qualified to speak from actual personal experience. SOCIALISTS PULL OUT. They Decide Not to Place a Ticket in the Field. The Socialist party has decided not to place a ticket in the field for the coming election. The reason assigned being that the Republican and Demo cratic parties were aiming to use the party aa a tool to elect their own can didate and the Socialists were not going to stand for anything of that kind. Aocording to a call isued by the leader of th Socialist party, IS per sona assembled at the court house last night and proceeded to business by electing Thomas Nelson chairman and L. J. Anderson, secretary. After sev eral Of the members of the party had made some remarks as to the advis ability of placing a ticket lit the field. a resolution was Introduced to the ef fect that it was not to the tntereat of the party to nominate a ticket. A vote taken on the adoption of the resolu tion was unanimous In favor ot It and the meeting having no further busi ness before It, adjourned. A prominent spectator on tbe floor, was A. M. Smith, the citizens' uom ine for county Judge. , J.A.FASTABEND QBNSRAL CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER. C. 01, Barr, Dentist , Mansell Building. 57 S Commercial St., Astoria, Or. TELEPHONE RED 2061. Dp. T. L Ball :' DENTIST. 'J Hi Commercial Street Astoria. Or. WEST SIDH NOTES. Mr. A. J. Taylor and Miss Mgbel spent .Sunday at Flavel, .; Mrs. White from Hutchinson, Ka., Is vblting her son, C. A. Wnlte, of Warren ton. . " , D., M. Stuart pn several days on the West Side during the week. Mrs. Habln has opened the Hotel Warrent'm after giving It a thorough renovating. ; ' ; Little Albert Strom fell from a fence, last Thursday and broke Ms leg Dr. Linton, of Seaside, Is attending him. It will be sometime before A'.bert will climb any more fences. . Mrs. K, J, Megler visited relative at Sklpanon several day last week. Th'is. Bryce and Mr. Haradon spent Sunday on the "West Side, . The Warrenton school held Its Arbor Day exerrices In Warren's HaS Friday evening. ,. , The summer term of school begap at Hammond Monday. Horace Cutterfletd and family, of Portland, .were guests of Mra. 3. N. Furney at Flavel laat week. Will Dean and family will move to Astoria for the summer, a Mr. Dean will be employed In the-TresMtt cold- storage establishment ; i i ' O. P. Orshm has three launches m the water, at his boat house and a fourth almost ready for the water. A soon as the machinery Is In place they Will delivered to' their -owner. ' Dr. James M, Reegle. of Fort Ste vens, expects to be relieved soon to be sent to the Philippine. 5 DISCOVERT OF OIL.- , When news Is heralded throughout the country that oil has been found in a certain place, thousands of persons rush there In hope of being; among the lucky few who are fortunate enougn to strike a paying well. In their haete health la neglected until they are com pletely broke.i down, and then what avail Is wealth wirn their health is gone. Protect your health with Hos teller's Stomacb Bitter and you will always have true wealth. There Is no medicine In the world so good as a to.ile for the run down system, or to cure headachV belching, indigestion. dyspepsia, liver complaints, la grippe or malaria, fever and ague. Don't fall to try it, but Insist on having tbe genuine. It will do you good. TO CURB A COLD IN ONE DAT. Tak Laxative Bromo Quinine Tab let. All druggist refund th money if It falls to cur. E. W. Grove sig nature la on each box. J6C Call Main Ml for your coal require ments. Orders promptly AIM. Oik Boots Goats and Pants Heavy Flannel ShirU and Underwear, Wool -Socks, Blankets and Comforters. Prices always the lowest at ' S. Danziger & Co. GliOTHIIlG Beat them if You Can? We'll Gnarantee You Cannot In any City West of Chicago. WHAT? Slianahan's values in Men's and boys' Clothing and Uiidrrr.ear, Hats and Caps. Note the following:- Men's Heavy Cotton Sock9 5c per pair. ' Heavy Merino 8J.12J, and 15 cents. Men Pants 1.00, 1.25, 1.50, 1.73 to 5.00. ' ' Men's Suits 5.50, 8.50, 10.00, 12.50, to 30.00. Men's and Boya' Caps 25, 35, 50 and 75 cents. " Hats 1.00, 1-50, .175, 2.00, 2.50 to 5.00. 14K Cuff Buttons, Solid and Link, Jewelers' price 75c, ours 35c. Kollkd Gold Collar Buttons 5c and up. SEE WINDOW DISPLAY CSLlJL A TT A U KJrl AilN-Hal Fishermen! See t'g About Twine, Lead Line, Cork Line, Corks, Need- . lea, Boat Supplies, Sails, Etc. - We Can Save You Money. Foard & Stokes NOW IS THE TIF.1E 15,000 Rolls Juat in. More te Follow Latest Designs ia Exquisite Coloring. We win sell you BORDER for your rooms at the SAMS FRICZl per v roll aa th wall and celling. W keep flnt-ckua workmen sad gnaran tee our work. Let us figure on Tour decorating for IMC B. F. ALLEN & SON. 365-307 Commercial Street. - SPRING SHOES Oxfords. Patent Vrf Leathers, iW'H West. Sweilest, All Styles, Lowest Peterson 5 Brown. COUCHES A consignment of new anil handsome patterns rust received. . You can get a bargain now. Nothing better lor the borne. . . MATTINGS - - CARPETS Call aod see for yourself if I have not the largest stock and lowest prices,, considering the qnality, of any bouse in town. Goods Sold en Easy Installments. H. H. ZAPF, The x House Furnisher. Cutbirths's FOR THIS BOTTOMS OF BOATS AND VESSELS. It - -1 -1 J f' " " V"-v --: -.r : f rUNUFACTURED BY C, M, CUTBIRTH - Astoria, Or. W. P. FULLER & CO. Afents. A TVPG"2. Commerdiar a?; Street. Co. Andrew Asp, WSU bkr, IlMlsaiti ibi lermletr FIRST-CIASS WORK AT ! REASONABLE PRICES. 'Seeclal Attention Given to Ship ae4 j Steamboat Repalrlng.Generai Blade j smithing, Strat-CUs Herae BfroelDg, mac CORNER TWELFTH AND DTJANB Insurance. Comalssioi ni Shipplnf. C. J. TRENCHARD, Agent Well Fargo and ' Psciflc Express Oomp'ys. Cnston Bouse Broker. LOUNGES Copper Paint To preserve them from the destructive effect of worms and barnacles and prevent tbe accumulation of sea grass and other marine substances.