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About The morning Astorian. (Astoria, Or.) 1899-1930 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 22, 1904)
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1904.
THK MOKNINT.JASTOHIAN, ASTORIA, ORKfiON.
Nolhlns Is Here Suitable NEW SCENIC ROUTE
for a CHRISTMAS PRESENT than a
You can get almost any kind you wish at the new umbrella store.
AH repair work neatly done.
4.'ll C'tminrrciul Mtrrct.
C E. Dm vail.
MREtlTOII LUMBER GO.
Manufacturer. .( and D.al.r In
and Hemlock LUMBER
Submit us your specifications on any bill you wish
and -we will give you best prices.
We make a'apecialty of Spruce Ucvel Siding and Factory Stock.
Shipments Mad. Either
y nan or water.
Capacity 75,000 f..t p.r day.
!: MEATS - FISH - GAME - POULTRY
Kverthing seasonable is in our Market.
Wc sell only Ircsli, pure andclean foods.
Prompt delivery. Kverycustomer satisfied.
! Astoria Fish,, Game and Poultry Market.
Railroad That Has Surprised Eiyi
neers and Builders.
IMMENSE TRACT DEVELOPED
Aim. at Alp Lin. Rout, to Salt Lak.
From Denver Will Penetrate th.
Wild, of Colorado and p..
v.lop. Rich Section.
flALAR BKOS., Proprietors, Twelfth Street.
For Stylish 'Men
Suits with tho Snap, Stylo Hnd Finish. Be correctly
dressed. It costs no nioro if you eo
, 4H2 Commercial Ntrect.
Scow Bay Iron 8 Brass Works
Iron, Steel, Brims and Bron.o Castings.
General Foundrynien and Patternmakers.
Absolutely firsteluss work. Prices lowest
Corner Eighteenth and Franklin.
PRAEL 0 COOK TRANSFER CO.
Draying and Expressing
All goods shipped toourcare will receive special attention.
709-715 Commercial Street.
Denver, Pw. 2I.-The ywtr 10D will
)he completion of the Denver,
i on n western A Pacific railroad to
what la now known tut the wilderness
of nothweatern Oolora.lo and the de
velopmnt of n are of country a.
great aa New England. The yenr will
mIimj ce the completion of th survey
through to Halt Luke nnd. In nil prob
ability, rontrwtor. worklnf from the
Bult l.ike end hk whII aa fro mlhe Den
ver end of the road.
The Inver, Xorthweatern & PuHnV,
commonly known aa the "Moffat Line,"
after David H. Moffat, a Denver' banker
and Ha builder, crowed the onllnontul
divide In 1904 and thereby av th lie
to eupltiiltata ami railroad men who
"aid that the road would never accom
plish this feat, and to englneera who
declared the routs surveyed waa Im
poaalhl for a railroad. The di-Ht I na
tion of the line la Halt Lake, and It
traverae u nearly n possible an air
line from Denver, penetrating the
wild, of Colorado and oKnlng a coun
try tremendously rich In coal and mln
erala and agricultural poMMlhllltle.
The road waa completed to Arrow
head, It mllea from Denver, on October
I, 104, and In the virgin forest the
town of tenta and log citblna waa atart
ed. The completion of the road to
(hla point marked the croaalng of the
Continental divide and the accompllHh
ment of one of the moat daring blta of
railroad engineering In the hlatory of
railroading. It alao marked the com
pletion of the moat difficult part of the
conatructlon of the Denver-Salt Lake
Orman A Crook, the railroad con
tractor., the Senior member being the
former governor of Colorado, Jamea R
Orman, are now punning the line on
from Arrowhead to Hot Sulphur
Spring. St mllea. Half of the grading
o fthla line la flnlahed and the trains!
will le running into the town by May j
I. ny April 1. contract, win tie let ror
the building of the mad 50 mllea be
yond Hot Sulphur Springs, and then J
another 60 mllea will be ready for the I
contractora and ao on until the road la
Obstacles have been aurmounted In
the conatructlon of the Moffat road to
Arrowhead , that were considered In-
aurmountable. rVenliiilty, It Is the
niiiat wonderful standard gauge road
In the world. It has gone over the
mountains and not around them.
NATIONAL ELF.CTION DAY
Why Ifa (i.e Tar.ilar After the I'lrsl
4lMiIar In Nixrwbrr,
Why slioiilif the law preserll "the
Tuesday mxt after the first Moudny
In Xovemlwr" inatead of saving "the
nrst luesdayr Like many other small
things tltla provision Introduce an In
tereatlujf picture W the past. ;
AlthotigB the constitution require
me electors in all the state, to meet
and choose a president on the same
day, It was not until 1845 that a law
waa passed by congress providing (bat
the elector, should be chosen on the
same day throughout the United
Mate. When William Henry Harrison
waa the Whig candidate, In lMO, New
York began to rot. on the first Monday
111 ovemler, and the poll, were kept
0en until Wednesduy night Election
day In MaHsnchusctta was the second
Monday, but before that day, In this
Uiataiiie, enough states had voted to de
ride the contest. The National Intelli
gencer of that year records that several
thousand aged and infirm Whig In
Maaaai liuxetls did not bother to go to
iMdaware voted a day later than
Massachusetts. Illinois. Indiana and
fennxjlvanlii were iintong the early
vol lug slates. Alabama waa one of the
last. This diversity, combined wltb
alow metlKsls of transmitting news,
left the election reaults In doubt for
The system w as not satisfactory. The
atates that voted early had an undue
Influence on the result. Especially was
this true as communication became
more rapid, and by 1K40 an enthusiastic
editor told how the news from Pitts
burg bud been brought to New York In
thirty-rive hours. "This," he added
alKiillicontlj, "Is a sign of the times." j
Congress accordingly decided to ea-j
tabllsh a uniform day. The original
Mil named the first Tuesday In No
vember, tiut It was found necessary to
harmonize this with the requirement
that not more than thirty day should
elapse before the meeting of the elect
oral colleges In the different states,
which lind Wn set for the first
Wednesday In December. When Tues
day Is the first day of November, De
cemlier will have no Wednesday till
the seventh. The Interval la thirty-
seven days, t'nder the law aa It was
passed In 1HI.1 uot more than twenty-
nine days enn elapse between election
day and the first Wednesday In De
cember, t'nder the law of 1887 the
electors do not meet to give their vote,
until the second Monday In January.
ASTORIA SAVINGS BANK
Capital 1'ald lo 81t)0,QfC finrplne and Undivided Profits $25,000
Transact, a general banking business. Interest paid on time deposits. - -1
J.Q. A. BOW LB Y. O. I.FETEK80X, FRANK PATTON, J. W. OARNER,
PresiSeot. Vice President Cashier. Ant. Cashier
18 TENTH STREET. ASTORIA. ORE.
first National Bank of Astoria
Capital and Surplus $100,000
ASTORIA IRON WORKS
JOHN FOX. Pres. and gupt,
F.L J!lHII0r Secretary
A. h. FOX, Vice ttwridcut.
AMTOK1A SA V MiM BANK, Treas
Designers and Manufacturers of
THE LAJIJT IMPROVED .
CANNING MACHINERY, MARINE ENGINES'AND BOILERS
COMPLETE CANNERY OUTFITS FURNISHED.
Foot of Fourth Street. . . . . ASTORIA, OP.EGOA'.
Staple and Fancy Groceries
FLOUR, FEED, PROVISIONS, TOBACCO AND CIGARS.
Supplies of all kinds at lowest prices for Fishermen, Farmers and, Loggers
Branch Uniontown, Phones, 711, Uniontown, 713
H Tenth and Commeroial Streets. ASTORIA. OREGON.
Whol esa 1 e
114 KLUVENTll ST.
O KM f ' ( MI M P liV i Ah ST. :-:
The Finest Hotel In the Northwest
So I. H.r Husband.
Munich. .. Itnvarla, . Dec. 21. The
Neuste Nachrlchten reports that Frau
Hllgen of Trosberg, Ravarla, has given
birth to six chllilren during the pant
year. She give birth to triplets hist
January, and recently presented her
husband with triplets for a second
time. It la believed this is a record in
the birth rate. Medical authorities are
greatly Interested In the matter.
Or. HolHea a.a m Hcvro.
In the great Boston Iublic library
there stands on a pedeaul in a corner
of Bates ball, the main reading room,
a bust In very dark bronze of Oliver
Wendell Holmes the patron Mint of
Boston. The other day two old ladles
were wamlerltii; alaiut the building.
Both the good dames critically exam
Ined the likeness. "Why, I never knew,'
remarked one to the other, drawing
back a little, "that Ir. Holmes was n
Bothers Hint Two.
. "It la atrauRe,' said the minor poet,
with an Important air, "but there are
day. that I cannot write at all."
"Me, too," replied the plain person,
"and Wednesday's the worst of all. I
moat generally write the 'n' before
the .'"-Philadelphia Press.
ANDREW ASP', BLACKSMITH.
: Having Installed a Rubber Tiring Machine of the
latent pattern I am prepared to do all kindB of work
in that line at reasonable prices. . telephone 291. '
CORNER TWELFTH AND DtlANE STREETS.
FISHER BROTHERS COMPANY
Agents The Linen Thread Co.
SALMON TWINE, COTTON TWINE, ROPE
Fishermen and Cannery Supplies
If !) rntimil supply til
.! ruvpi no
otiirr, Im ifiut tump for
UlUollKlrHl lMllk-MtV4. Ii
full pftrttruUrtiiiHi rttwiiont in.
Triltlttil lo In -lie MIR) KL
iirark now, mum lrk
. U Uitieed Ami mould rihit
fttMtUt the WOUilrlf ill
MARVEL Whirling Spiny
nHfi annum, hel -Hut.
x ri s
htm v m r
ealth is Xonsiderec
THE EXPENDITURE OF A SMALL AMOUNT OF
MONEY SHOULD NOT PREVENT THE BATH
ROOM FROM BEING THOROUGHLY MODERN
THERE IS NOT ANY PART OF THE HOUSE
WHICH EXERTS MORE INFLUENCE ON THE
HEALTH OF THE FAMILY THAN THE BATH
ROOM, THEREFORE THE NECESSITY OF ITS
BEING EQUIPPED WITH
. . . AND . .
The most dainty and durable sani
. tary appliances made.
Th.r. .c still in daily ute many of th. "cased-in" tin bath tubs
and "inolos.d" marble wash-stands, which wsr. considered good years
ago, but are now obsolete and unsanitary.
If these fixtures, war. removed and "Standard" Bath, and One
Piece Lavatories installed in their places, it would not only improve .
th. sanitary condition of th. house, but inereas. it. selling value as
well. - ,
W. invit. all parsons interested in Modern Bath Rooms to visit
our show room, and examine th. samples of "Standard" war. w. have
JOHN A. MONTGOMERY
AN ASTORIA PRODUCT
Pule Bohemian Beer
Best In The Northwest
North Pacific Brewing Co.
Our Drugs Are Pure
We compound prescriptions with great care from a
complete stock of fresh ami pure drugs. We also
sell all the standard home remedies and all kinds of
Proprietary Articles, Combs, Brushes, Razors, Sosps,
nil kinds of Toilet Articles, Etc.
We Charge no Fancy Prices.
Hart's Drug Store
a Comer of Fourteenth
a and Commercial Street
YOU CAN DO BETTER HERE
WE F UY FOR CASH AND SELL FOR CASH ONLY
Heutiug Stoves, Cook Stoves, Ranges. Iron Beds, Spring and Mattresses
are onr specialties.
L. H. HENNINGSEN ft CO. aDJSS5iIiBliek
CENTRAL MEAT MARKET
ti. W. Morton ami John Fulirriian, Troprietors.
CHOICEST FKiiSH AXD SALT MEATS. I'KOMPT DEI.IVKKV
542 Commercial St. Phone Main 321.
433 Commercial Street
Phone Main 121
Sherman Transfer Co.
; HENRY SHERMAN, Manager
Hacks, Carriages Baggag' Checked and Transferred Tracks &ni '
Furniture Wagons- Pianos Moved, Boxed and Shipped.