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THE MORNING ASTOMAN. ASTOIUA. OREGON.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER, lj0J
COURT HOUSE ITEMS
County Commissioners In Specia
ISRAEL NELSON AGAIN OF
Two Marriage Lictiwi Issued Decla
rations Made for Citifenship Odds
and Ends of Information Picked up
t Clatsop Headquarters.
County Judge C. J. Trenihard and
"County Cmmnissioners C, C. Clark tad
W. Laren, w ith County Clerk Clinton,
constituting tho Commissioners Court
for Clatsop County, held a special
sion yesterday, when the following or
ders were made at entered of record:
Home Mfll Road.
That the county judge and clerk be
and are authorized to have specific
lions made to accompany the. plant now
before the court, on Uie coo struct km of
the Hume mills road, and that notice
be given calling for bids for the con
e( ruction of said road over the route
already surveyed, and also over the
same route, from Ash street instead
of from Birch, street, all bids in this
behalf to be filed on or before 4 o'clock
p. ul, on Tuesday, January 2, 1900.
t Puncheon Road.
That the county clerk publish call!
for bids for the furnishing of material
and laving 300 rods of puncheon road
between the place of A. MeKay and X.
Anderson; said bids to be filed on or
before January 3, 1000.
The county road master having re
ported favorably upon the claim here
tofore filed by R. A. Abbott, the clerk
was directed to issue and deliver war
rant in payment thereof. -
It was ordered that necessary lan
terns be purchased and placed in ser
vice upon the Young's River bridge.
The court then adjourned.
County Clerk Clinton yesterday issu
ed marriage licenses in favor of the fol
lowing young people of Clatsop Coun
ty: Mr. Kinil Hedmsn and Mis Marie
Petersen: and Mr. Christ lister and
Miss Mry Blakken.
Declarations of intention to become
ciU-ens of the United States of Araeri
ca, were filed yesterday, with the coun
tr clerk, bv John Keats, a Canadian
ami Harold M. Bjorg. a native of Xor
Late on Sunday night the jMu-e were
mJU upon to arrest one Israel Nelson,
a Finn, 32 year of age. w1h had lapsed
into violent insanity front quite a long
period of normal mental heilth. He was
was Terr violent aitJ wa taken .to the
cells of Uie city hall, and remained
tVre until yesterday morning when he
was turned over to Sheriff Linville for
a tbJrd commitment by Couuty Jiulge
Trenchard to the Oregon asylum for the
insane, NeWn has long intervals of
sanity but when he lap, become very
dangerous ami vk-ious. He was duly
committed yesterday and only awaits
transportation to Salem in custody of
asylum officers, who have . been dee
patched for him. Nelson waa committed
to the asylum on January 7, 19tt2, and
again on April 7, of the same year, and
it is probable be will be confined and
treated for sotn time under the preaeut
commitment aa ..his eae, need clone
and prolonged attention. Normally he
is a quiet, inoffensive, hardworking
citizen, married, and maintaining his
family correctly, but his attacks are so
sudden and violent aa to preclude much
further dallying with his awful malady.
The guards from the asylum are ex
pected here today to remove hiiu.
Seal Estate Transfers.
But one deed was filed fir record
yesterday: Christian Olson end Kmma
J. Olsen to Sarah E, Becker; warranty
title, consideration $1150, conveying the
SW 1-4 of XW 1-4, W 12 of SW 1-4
and lot 4; all in Section 3, T. 5 X. R. 7
NEW MAYOR CHOSEN
Council Elects Herman Wise
TRANSACTS OTHER BUSINESS
Three Ordinance Art Passed and Two
Read Second Time Bills Are, Allowed
Soad Matters Considered And Many
Petitions Art Presented.
Herman Wis waa last evening ap
pointed mayor of Astoria by tho Citv
Council to fill out the unexpired term
of the late Mayor and Ma y or -elect j
Joepeh V. Suprenant. . Mr. Wise will
assume the duties of the office, to which
lie has been appointed at once and will I
serve until the next city election which
occurs in December, IWW. The appoint
ment of the new mayor waa made at
the conclusion of the regular routine
of business, when City Attorney, M.
Smith, made the formal announcement
of the late Mayor Suprenant's demise
P. A.. STORES
Pt A. STOKES
Practical Presents for
Water Cure for Constipation.
Half a pint of hot water taken half
an hour, before breakfast will usually
keep the bowels regular. Harsh ca
thartics should be avoided. When a
purgative is needed, take Chamber
lain's stomach and liver tablets. They
art mild and gentle in their action. For
sale by Frank Hart and leading drug
HERMAN WISE, MAYOR.
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Come to us for your
holiday purchases where
we hove exclusive styles
at modest prices, Assort
House Coats, Bath
Robes, Dressy Gloves,
Neckwear, Fancy Sus.
pehders,' Kid Gloves, Suit
P. A. STOKES
and Your Chance for Procuring that i
Magnificent Steel Range
is over Better Hurry Up
ONE CHANCE FREE WITH EVERY fi.oo PURCHASE OF
Dry Goods or Crockery
IF THE GIFT YOU DESIRE MOST IS A HANDSOME WAIST, SKIRT
OR COAT, JUST SEND YOUR HUSBAND AROUND TO SEE US. WE
HAVE JUST RECEIVED AN ELEGANT ASSORTMENT WHICH WE
PURCHASED ESPECIALLY FOR THE
WE ARE ALSO SHOWING A SPLENDID ASSORTMENT OF RICH
AMERICAN AND IMPORTED
Cut Glass and China Ware
IF YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU WANT FOR CHRISTMAS, A
STROLL THROUGH OUR STORE MAY HELP YOU. THERE'S NO
QUESTION ABOUT WHERE TO GET IT
THE FOARD U STOKES CO.
ASTORIA'S GREATEST STORE.
WHERE THE NEW THINGS ARE FIRST INTRODUCED.
and stated that it would now be in or
der for the council to appoint his sue
There was a solemn hu-Jj in the Coun
cil chamber after this announcement.
and when Councilman Kaboth arose
and addressed President of the Coun
cil, Morfjw, who was. pruVidirr, one
could have heard a pin drop, for the
utter stillness that prevailed. In a
few well chosen words, in which the
councilman spoke feelingly of the hiirh
character of the late mayor, and of
the inestimable loss which the city and
community at large had suffered in
his death, Councilman Kaboth said
that he would place in nomination a
man who had always been foremost in
all municipal affairs, and who in all
repeeU was best qualified to take up
the duties laid down by Mayor Supre
nant. Mr. Kaboth tJien nominator Her
At this juncture Councilman Belland
arose and a-tked the City Attorney
whether it lay within the council's
right to elect a mayort He intimated
that he had some doubts on tlie ques
tion, but in response to his inquiry, At
torney Smith, stated that according to
A communication from the I'nder
wood Typewriter Company concerning
the buying of a machine, was retorted
on unfavorably, and adopted.
Undenberger A Company presented a
petition asking for permlion to erect
an oil tank at the foot of Seventh street,
to contain 3000 gallons. The report
was filed, together with a remonstrant
gainst the construction of the tank,
signed by thirty property owners ad
jacent to the place or proposed con
John Rchrrilier's petition asking that he
be permitted to buna a sidewalk in
front of his property abutting on ISth
street, wss granted.
The bond of Otto MaUelsen with hi
petition for a lmuor license, was re
fenvd to the proper committee.
Ctty Auditor Anderson read a com
miinication from the Astoria park com
mMoners submitting the tax levy made
for pork purposes on the 1003 assess
ment roll. It was filed.
The petition of 0. Jaoolwm for the
establishment of a grade of 8.7 per cent
on Birch street, on the recommendation
of the committee, was grant-d.
The petition for the improvement of
Hth street from Harrison to Kenning
ton avenue, was granted, ami aim an
other petition for Biinh street improve
j fpj axMiUtfsl supplies! was grantedl
IJquor license were grama! to Arm
strong A liegeman, and Ed. Edling.
The ordinance levying ft special tax
of seven mills aa eecd on the coun
ty roll for 1003, for the purport of pay-
the city charter. It waa the duty of the
council to proceed to elect a, man toimw,t to 52nrl street
fill the vacancy. Belland then noml- ti. minm!iiM n M.t .n.t n..t.u
nated James Welch. The nomination highways reported that the following
W'r MfM1 and PrMiilAtif fir4;.n an. lm, . i
on is we aiioweu:. .
fisher Bros ... $ 8.00
E. S. Cornelius 5
W, A. Ooodin 03.00
The committee on public property re
were closed and President Morton ap
poinrM Councinnert Linenweifcr and)
Hansen to act as tellers. A vote was
taken on the men nominated which re
sulted In Herman Wise receiving seven
vote and Mr. Welch two. President
Morton therefore declared Herman Wise
elected Mayor of the city of Astoria.
A motion by Leinenwebcr that a com
mittee of three be appointed to draw up
proper resolution in memory of the
late Mayor Suprenant, was carried ami
President Morton appointed Council men
Leinenwebcr, Peterson and Belland to
Council waa called to order by Presi
dent Morton at the usual time with ati
members present. City Auditor AndT-
son read the minutes of the previous
meeting and also that of the adjourned
meeting. A petition for the improve
ment of 62nd street to Ash street waa
read and referred to the street commit
tee. The committee aooointed to look
into the communication from J. P. Mor
ris of Phiktdelpliia, asking wbat induce
ment In the way of remitting bis tax
ported favorably on the following bills:
8. Elmore ft Co., $ 13.00
Troy Laundry o
Sherman Transfer Co., "... 2.00
Fisher Bros 20.00
B. F. Allen ft Son 28.5
Frederickson Bros. 1.50
John Slate 2000
George San 17.00
Bills recommended to be allowed by
the firs and water committee weret
Uppertown Transfer Co., $ 2A.30
A. O. Long SUM
Fisher Bros fl.oo
8. Elmore A Co., 7.50
Schocfield ft Hawkins 21.50
Also the salaries of the clerks and
judges of the election. All these claims
were allowed by the council
A communication regarding the ass
essment for the improvement of Co
lumbia avenue was filed. Street Super
e for five years could b granted birn, infendent J. F. Kearney submitted a re-
if ha would come here and build a first
lass hotel, reported that the matter
be referred to the- Chamber of Com-
mere. The report waa adooted.
A remonstrance of William Muller
against street assessment in his neigh
borhood, wa reported upon unfavorably
by the committee, and the report adopt
ed. The committee also reported unfa
vorably regarding the remonstrance of
Mr. Dement on assessing his propertr
for street work, which wm adopted.
quest asking that the city appropriate
(25.00 for the Hume's mill road, which
wa referred to the street committee.
An ordinance appropriating a blank
number of dollars for the construction
of a drain from Sixth street to Ex
change street was read the second time.
Another ordinance introduced by Han
sen sppropriating a blank number of
dollars for building a aewer on 33th
street cams up for its second reading.
A requisition by the city surveyor
in the Latest style
MAKE A MOST DESIRABLE
CHSISTMAS PRESENT FOR
ANY LADY IN ASTORIA.
WE HAVE FIFTEEN DIS
TINCT STYLES AND MAKE
THE JANUARY CLOSING OUT
120.00 for .... $15.00
118 and $17.50 for 12.00
$12.00 for g5Q
ing warrants Issued upon the city kail
improvement fund came up for the third
reading, and was pssaed.
The ordinance levying taxes fur gen
eral municipal purpue and for park
ami riy library purposes amounting la
all to II mill-., wa read for the third
time ami passni unanimously.
An ordinance appropriating $777 for
a special fund to defray the coats sad
expense of improving 14th street front
the South line, of Crsnd avenue to tho
South line of Jerome avenue was read
for the third Uni and passed.
The council then adjourned.
Tortora of Preachtr.
The story of ths torture of Rr. O.
D. Moors, pastor of the Baptist ehurcb
of llarpemille, X, will InUrsst you.
H says: "I suffered agonies, because of
a pnrtUtent cough, resulting from ths
grip. I had to sleep sitting up it bad.
I tried many remedies, without relief,
until I took Dr. King's New Discovery
for Unimptle), Cough kiii Colds,
wJileh entirely cured my cough, and
saved me from eonsumptioa."A grand
eure for dieeeaed conditione of Throat
and Lung. At Chaa. Kogers druggist)
price 60c and $1.00, guaranteed. Trial
WE CAN NOT IMPRESS YOU
TOO STRONG WITH THE VAL
UES AND GREAT REDUC
TIONS IN THESE COATS.
Of Interest to Clergy.
The Astoria ft Columbia River Rail
road Co., having been granted member
ship In ths TrsnsContinental Clergy
Bureau, the name of that company will
appear In ths clergy application blanks
snd clergy certificates issued bf ths
bureau for lOOfl, and commencing Jaou-
T 1st, of ths coming yesr. These
permits will be honored by stl agents
of the A ft C. R. R., thus eliminating
the individual half-far permits Issued
by that company la former years, lis
quest for official 'application blanks
should be mads to J. C Mayo, gensrsl
passenger agent, Astoria,
la Praise of CJunroeruia'i Cuh
Thers is no other medicine manufact
ured that has received so saucfe pral.t
and many expressions of srstituds ss
Chamberlain's1 cough remedy. It is
effective, and prompt relief follows Its
uss. Grateful parents sverwhe's do
not h. .'taU u tesll b t merits for
the benefit of others. It s a certain
tm for croup and will ment V.t
tfk 'J given st lb flr t rpcin.t..t if
dias. It U especially adapted to
children as it is pleaaant to tak and
ootiUlna nothing Injurious. Mr. E. A.
Humphries, a well known resident snd
I' rk in the store of Mr. E. Lock, of
Alice, Caps Colony, South Africa, sayst
"I laws usnd OiamberWt Coufhr
Hemedy to ward off croup and colds in
my family. I found It to be very satis-
factory and It gives m pleasure to
com:(.Mi l H," For sals by Frank
;.t and IcaJinj JriigjUts.