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About The morning Astorian. (Astoria, Or.) 1899-1930 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 23, 1905)
SATURDAY DECEMBER aj,
One PUno TlcKet With Every $2.50 Purchase
New Jersey Cranberries
Guest of Honor at Society of
Los Angeles Celery
And Everything Else For A
ANDREW CARNEGIE PRESENT
Nice Christmas Dinner.
THE MORNING ASTOMAN. ASTORIA. OREGON.
A. V. ALLEN
DO ITT DELAY-BUT TODAY.
Tkcxt are only a few mora days left Our Fine Leather Goods, Pictures,
Books, Toilet Sett, and Novelties, Japaaet Brasses, Burned Woo4 and
leather, Fountain Peas, Carda and Calendars, aa wall aa onr Silver, Gold,
Claaa and Metal wart afford a groat variety ta select from Eaooga
Clerks Yoo seed sot wait
J. N. GRIFFIN
BOOKS STATIONERY MUSIC
POSTOFFICE IS BUSY
Christmas Season Brings Added
Amotmt of Labor.
MANY PRESENTS ARE SENT
Christmas is Hard Time For Mail Car
rier Aa Ee Is Overburdened With
Packages and Articles of All tfinds
Postal Cards seat.
It is a buy place at the post office
nowadays and throughout the whole
day and a long a the window open
a steady atrium of people ran be seen
going to and from Uncle Sam's building
with, package large and small, either
destined for some friend or received
from loved one at a distance.
The postal authorities say that thin
Unexcelled for Beauty and
GOLD AND SILVER NOVELTIES,
FINE CUT GLASS, STERLING SIL
VER, UMBRELLAS AND CANES,
DIAMOND BROOCHES AND A THOU
SAND OTHER THINGS.
year in Astoria seems to be a banner
year, for the number of present both
sent out and received even, at this
Mmiewhat early date,' is very large and
by Tuesday they expect to ! literally
swamped with work. This too is the
time of the year when the long (differ
ing, hard working, mail carrier, i over
burdened with labor.' His work at any
time of the year at- best, is noire too
easy, and when Christmas arrives with
the added amount of mail, the poor fel
low must do his work jut the same,
though often when be starts out on his
rout, be is hardly able to carry his bur
den of Christmas mail. Yet as a rule
the carrier is not one to complain. He
finds a certain compensation in the
extra work which he is compelled to do,
when he sees the faces of the children,
atid the elders also light up with a
happy and expectant smile, as they see
liim coining loaded down with package,
some of which miev be for them.
The souvenir postal card fad, which
has been the rage for the past number
of months, is Wing used" this Christmas
for all it is worth say the post office
people. Many persons feel that they
cannot affo-d to give all tlieir friend
expensive gifts as much as they would
enjoy doing it, and so they find that a
convenient and satisfactory way of
showing their rememberanee, and one
that will not "l.reuk' them, is to send
a picture postal with the season's greet
ings, to thoe whom they woujd remetn
ler. There have ta-en many Astoriuns
who have employed this way of Chrjst
mas giving. The store are full of
ifuny novel as well as beautiful cards
of this cha -lifter, and it is not a hard
ta.-k to find suitable ones to send to
He Makes a Speech and is Admitted to
Membership in tot Club Matk Twain
Also Makes Witty Remarks Which
New York. Dee. 22.-Mark Twain was
the guest of honor at the monthly din
ner of the Society of Illustrators Ut
night in the rooms of the Aldine Asso
ciation. Andrew Carnegie occupied the
place of honor at the right of Dun
Heard, president of the Society ami
toastmaster. Other at the guest table
were Sir Caspar Purdon Cfarike, Al-
phonso Mucha, the poster artists Dr.
George R. Halleray, Thomas A. Janvier,
Caspar Whitney, Albert lloyden, Frank
Vanderlip, Rolkj Ogdcn, Arthur
Scribner, Arthur Brisbane, .1. J. Shan
non, Henry .1. Wright ami Harrison S.
Toastmaster Beard opened the speeVh-
making with a warning to trust mag
nates present that they were attending
a meeting of trade union a union, how
ever, of men who believed in the meas.
ure of profit from labor thut come from
individual merit. Andrew Carnegie said
lie would like to join this young set.
He said he had all his lif been tempted
by a strain of Bohemitinism. He had
known Hreharte ami Joseph Killings,
and was therefore used to the highest
society, n well as the hosts of the
evening. He said lie was proud to call
Mark Twain friend, and es he took him
by the hand was rejoiced to be told
that he might become a iiiemlicr of the
The toastmaster, in introducing Mark
Twain said be had associated- with the
Tom Saw vers and the Hucklelierry
Finns iu his part of the country and he
as sure they made beter citizens than
the Little Lord Fauntelijoys.
1 lie diners stood up .una gave thre
COMMITTED FOR TRIAL.
560 COMMERCIAL STREET.
The Stricken IUm From GrieC,
What a fortunate provision of nature
tt Is. . that deprives the roaa of mental
suffering; for bow poignant would be Its
prlef to discover. In the height of Its
blooming ciory, that a canker fed at Its
heart, and that Its beauty and fragrance
were doomed forever. Nature always
spares the suffering-; she is a veritable
U re-house of pleasing rewards, for
those who seek ber aid. In the years
(trie by falling hair and grayness have
tist a gloom over the Uvea of thousands
of your? women, but thanki to the In
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of hair destruction la now known to be
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absolutely destroys this germ, thus
permitting the hair to grow as na
ture intended. Bold by leading drug
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to The Herplcide Co., Detroit, Mich.
Eagle Drug Store, 351-353 Bond 6t,
Owl Drug Store, M? Com. St, T. P.
Lsurin, Prop. "Special Ageiit."
Toronto, (Int., Dec. 22. In the jtoiice
court yesterday twelve individual mem
bers of the Plumbers' & Supply House
combine were committed for trial The
combination wiw broken recently when
the crown attorney secured a convic
tion of charges of illegal combination
in restraint of trade. The combination
as a whole was a-esscd fines aggregat
ing KVJMM. The crown is now pressing
the cases against the individual mem
liers. Of these sent to the higher court
yeste-slay the majority are master
plumbers, the others being supply men
and two members of the local journey
men plumbers' union. It was admitted
that the agreement lietween the master
plumbers and the journeymen was the
chief source of strength of the combination.
cheer for the man who was dublied
their saint and philosopher. It was at
this point that Miss Helen Aiifierstine.
attended by a page, advanced in the
personation of Joan D'Arc, and pre-
sented a big leuf wreath to the guest of
Now there," said the veteran au
thor in acknowledgement, "is an alius-
ration a pure and beautiful young
oman. The conventional Joan D'Arc,"
said he, "is an offense to nil which
knew her history. The conventional
face given to Joan D'Arc by the artist
who paint her as 11 eoiir-e casunt has
the fixed expression of a hor-e.
"Members of your guild," said he,
"addressing his hosts, "must get away
from the conventional."
Oneo when reviewing some of bis
familiar stoiie-, Mr. Clemens hailed for
a name and, admitting that he wus
three score, he aid "Sometimes a fact
of history gets Wity and I could not
tell whether it was ltobespierre, John
the !apii-t. or lieiijamiu Franklin, that
invented the guillotine.'
He traced the v. hole gamut from guy
to grae with a wreath of interwoven
pathos, ri ml finally he -aid of the ele
ments that made up the e.s'iieiiee of
life, "The illusions are CtWonly things
thut are valuable, and xl help the
run n who reaches the time w!i-n lie
meets onlv the realities."
Smoking- Jackets, Overcoats, Sox
Plain and Fancy, Plain and Initialed
Handkerchiefs, Suits, Fine Suspenders
60c to $2.00, Underwear, Nightshirts,
Lounging Robes, Hats and Gloves,
Umbrellas, Separate Handles, 02.00 'to
$20.00, Neckties 60c to $2.00, 0ver-VR
Every Artic'e We Mention Is Useful.
Every Article We Sell Is of Standard Quality.
HI e r m a im Wise
ASTORIA'S RELIABLE CLOTHIER
BUBONIC PLAGUE AT KOBE.
Victoria. II. C.f Dec, 21. Far Kastern
pot are declaring quarantine against
Kole on account of increasing preval
ence of bubonic plague there. General
DHiiilofT. superintending the embark
ation of Itus-iun prisoners in Japan
uks that no more lie embarked at
Kolie, because of tho plague. .
Phillip Cherry of this city returned
to his home yesterday ifrom Corvalis
where lie is a student In the Oregon
Ptruvian President Sends His Brother
to United States to Act is
Xew Voik, Dee. 22. fcenor Don Felipe
Pa i do, brother of the president n' Peru,
arrived here yesterday on the Orinoco
lo occupy tlie post of Peruvijn minister
to the I'nited States.
President Punlo's choice of his brother
to fill this position shows how much he
appreciates the necessity of having at
Washington an able representative at,
the time when the owner-hip of the
Tacna and Arica proces is being
This diplomatic question for the last
five years' has la-en handled in America
by Dr. Manuel Alverai Calde-mn, as
sisted by his father's appointment to
Senor Pardo proceeded at once to
Yltttria,'B. C, Dec. 21. -Advices from
Pekin state. Viceroy Yuan Shih Kai has
obtained imperial sanction tTnp point a
Go-man military officer either from the
German 'force in North China or Ger
many as head instructor of the Chinese
military College instead of a Japanese
instructor as previously intended.
PERSONAL MENTION. a
Fred Xelson, Mayor of Skamokawa,
L in the city on business.
F, J. Parson of Portland Is in the city
'or a brief time on business.
M. 8. Henm-tt arrived in the
yesterday noon from Portland.
J. ('. Mayo of this city has returned
from a brief hiisine trip to Albany.
Knoch Mathi'soit tf Deep ltiver was a
business visitor in the city yesterday.
Miss Ada Jordan has returned from
a brief vsit with friend at Cathlauirt
Clin Monroe of Nkaniokawii was a
visitor in the city yesterday for a short
laiwrencp Kane a resident of Kvctctt,
Wash., is in town this week visiting
W. W. (lay ton of Portland is in the
city this week, having arrived here yes
Alex Campbell, a resident of ,vkn mo
ra we, was in town ycieniuy lor a
William Hu.uuotid of New Astoria
wit a visitor in town yesterdiy for a
Dr. C. A. (Wdiii'-r, after an illin'-s in
this city for u few days, left lust night
Mrs. Charles Jordan of Cnthlamet'
wis in town y cteid.iy for a short time
Mr. mid Mrs. John Thompson of Ska
mokawa sjM'iit yesterday in the city on
M. J. Ilurger leaves for I'oitlund on
the 0:10 expre.s to spend the gret
holiday with friends.
Captain Wicklund, of the Point
Ada ins life nitirig crew, was in the city
yetei''biy on business.
Hubert Gray, a merchant of. Ham
mond, was in the city this we.k attend
ing to bu-ines interests.
William Iittie Anderson came down
yesterday from her homo at Hkhmo
kawa to do some (lirii-tmas shopping.
J. Q. A. BOWUlY.-PrwIJent.
O. I. rKTKRSOtf. Vk President.
HtAXK PATT0N, Csilkr.
J. W. GARNER. Assistant Csshlar.
Astoria Savings Bank
Tapltal Pa'd to li injwo. Ruru'us and rnt'.lrldi-d Profit lAJtM)
TrnictaOeuri biikn Bmne. , lolerrst hi la on llm Drpoulu
188 Tenth Street.
and Christmas Novelties
Professor Kpping of Portland will
sing Wednesday evening 'at the concert
for the Methodist Chunh.
Cleanliness is a necessity
that knows a law Pears'
Pears' is both a law and
a necessity for toilet and
Co.Co Nut RolU
EU., etc., etc.
Ktc, etc., etc.
CHOCOLATES. BON B0NS SPECIAITOS.
Cream Tallies assorted
Cream Wafers aborted
f Peanut IlrittU !
Co-Co Xut ftrittles
Tuttl hull III it ties .
Fig Pasts s
, tryst alizM Violets
'. Ciystalil pl(-e I.euvn
Crystaliwd Mint I-eaves
Fruit Tsblets L
Mint Isengs '
Ktc. etfl.. etc. " S
W nuke In the deaoest factory ia the world, all th candies sni let
creams sod sherbets ws sell
Out of town orders carefully picked.
Candies In large quantities from ts t-i cents per pound up.
Baskets, Boxes, novelties and Christmas tree orniments too numeroul'.o
mention. Selling below cost.
Place your Xmas order for ice cream now at sst-ssl Commtlil
ASTORIA'S LEADING CONFECTIONER