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ASTORIA, OREGON :
Jfc cl IRELAND EDITOR
SATURDAY" May 20, 1S7G.
The Mountain Sentinel says :
The nomination of Lane meets with
the approval of ever' journal in the
State that claims to endorse Demo
cratic faith, with the single exception
of Slater's Fizzle.
Mrs. Myra Clarke Gaines.
A happy little woman is Mrs. Myra
Olarke Gaines since the last decision
effhe United States Supreme Court
Giving her leave to transfer her im
portant New Orleans cases from the
Si ate to the Federal courts, says a-late
letter from Washington. The former
tribunals have always been prejudiced
against her, while the federal courts
have usually given decisions of the
United States Supreme Court as a sure
omen of her ultimate success. Sirs.
Games is a remarkable woman, con
sidering the troubles through which,
she has passed. Involved for the last
thirtv vears. in never less than a half
a dozen lawsuits at a tune, for prop
erty which she believes to be right
fully hers. It is said that she looks al
most as young to-day as she did twen
ty years ago. Everybody who has
heard of her, (and who has not?)
doubtless imagines her a feeble old
woman; and no one who has ever
seen her says a Washington letter wri
ter would ever suspect that the jaunty
looking little lady with sharp black
eyes, dressed in black silk, and wear
ing bright yellow, curls, with not a
"silver thread among the gold," mov
ing briskly along Pennsylvania Ave
nue, is the veritable plaintiff in the
Gaines suits. Although she is now
nearly seventy, the old lady protests
that she does not wear a wig, and
that her golden curls not onlv never
adorned the poll of any other female,
but that she uses no dye of any kind.
While there are some doubts oji this
point, no one ever had the hardihood
to whisper them in her presence.
Said one of her lawyers to the writer,
the other day, "she's as good a chan
cery lawyer as there is in the United
States. Flxperience has taught her
almost all there is to be learned in
that branch of the law.
Among the distinguished dele
gates to the Grand Lodge I. O. 0. F.
of Oregon now in session in Salem,
we notice the names of Hon. D F.
Drummond, Mayor of Victoria Jas.
D. Robinson, another of the officials
of that city, and II. D. Strove, Secre
tary and acting Governor of Wash
About the only business in the
country which displays signs of ac
tivity is the production of petroleum.
The Titusville Herald says in regard to
this interest that the number of pro
ducing wells on the 1st instant was
3,G25, an increase of 500 in the num
ber as compared with last year. This
is the largest number of wells ever
known to be in operation at one time
in the whole history of the oil trade.
Eastern Oregon The AstbrJan is
doing more for the interests of Eastern
Oregon than any other paper in the State.
If you have a friend or a relative in that
section of this country, send him the pa
per on trial. Only one dollar for four
?3-A new skiff, 1G feet long, without
paint, was picked up at Upper Astoria
on Tuesday, which the owner can have
by proper course of application and pay
ment of charges. Apply to
Wm. BOCK & Co.
The Central Committee of the Inde
pendent party of Clatsop county respect
fully suggest that the different Precincts
send each one Delegate, and that Astoria
Precinct send ten, to meet at the Court
House in Astoria on Tuesday, -May 23d.at
S o'clock p. in., to nominate County offi
cers. J. II. D. GRAY,
Astoria, May 10,1870.
Last week the Fryer process
underwent public test at Grass Val
ley, California. The newspaper
accounts report the. test as satis
factory. But the best proof of its
value will be its general adoption by
the mining interests of California
and the coast. If, as is claimed, the
Fryer process can not only extract
precious metals from rebellious ores,
but save a large percentage in what
formerly went off in the tailings, the
mining men of this coast will not de
lay in bringing it into general use.
The test of practical experience will
settle the question. If it result in all
that is claimed for it, a new era of
prosperity will open. Work will be
recommenced on a large number of
claims which have long been lying
idle, and where hundreds of thou
sands of dollars have been spent in
vain effort to make mining pay.
I 7011 THE BEST AND THE LATEST
. styles of spring lints go to Van Dusen's
who has just received a line assortment, btf
Ml taxes on docs running at largo with
in the Corporate limits of the town of Astoria
wil bo due and payable on or before June 1st,
lbTo. DAVID IX GALLS,
The Engine belonging to
Astoria Fire Company No. 1,
For further particulars inquire
of tho Committee on Public
By order of tho Common Council.
FRANK J. TAYLOR, Recorder.
Farm for Sale.
320 Acres Partly Under Cultiva
tion, about half of the tract
SITUATED IX PACIFIC COUNTY,
Will bo sold cheap for cash, with or without
stock. Good houso and out buildings and
orchard. For full description and further par
ticulars apply to or address
JOHN HUNTER. Unity, W. T. r
TIIE INDEPENDENT VOTERS of CLAT
sop County are requested to meet
AT THE COURT HOUSE IN AS
TORIA, TO NOMINATE COUN
FRIDAY, May 19, at S P. M.
Turn out and show tho Rings you are no lon
ger their tool, and that Clatsop Coiinty will
bo represented by those who will work for her
By request of MANY CITIZENS.
A special meeting of the Legal votors of
School District No. 1, will be held at tho
School House in Astoria, on Friday evening
May 25. 1S75, at 7 o'clock p.m., for tho pur
pose of levying a tax in said District to pay
off the indebtedness due on Block 74. purchas
ed for School purposes, also to take in consid
eration the plans and specifications of school
house, and tho ways and means to raise money
to build the same.
By Order of Board of Directors.
Astoria, May 9, 1S76. ra'Jtd Clerk.
GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS.
Having Concluded to
Remain in Business
HAVE LAID IN
'SPRING- S JIMMER
DESIGNED ESPE CIALLY FOR
THE ASTCR5 A TRADE.
A complete assortment
AND A FOLL LINE OF
Fresh Oregon Vegetables,
E. S. Larsen's
GROCERY STORE, MAIN ST.,
Facts Worth Knowing.
EST The public in general are respectfully
invited to call at the old stand, on Co.xlomly
Street, next door to l'arker Uoue.
Xotary Public and Commissioner of
For California and Washington
OFFICE. Case's Building, corner Cass and
Chenamus streets, Astoria, Oregon.
CRANG, M. D.
The Mountain Sentinel (Demo
cratic) finds time and space to say
that Senator MUchell deserves the
thanks of the people of Oregon, Idaho,
and Washington Territory for his op
position to the proposed reduction of
mail services on the Kelton and
Dalles mail route.
The Oregonian (what you may
call it) finds time and space almost
every day to whirl a dirty fling at
It was the saying of a wise man,
when his attention was called to any
thing that had a smacking of scandle
in it: "I have so much to do that 1 can
not hear it. One-half my time is ta
ken up with mv own lmsinns-v iho.
other half with letting alone that of
my neighbors." How many excellent
opportunities of letting alone other
people's busines are slighted, and the
world is troubled with the interfer
ence of people with what does not
concern them. Neighborhoods are
driven crazy by the reports of idle or
mischievous people who watch for oc
casions for scandal, and lose no op
Iortunity of making it public, re
gardless of its truth, or of the injury it
inflicts upon the feelings of others.
Gossip passes for fact and surmise for
Died. Li Upper Astoria, May 9th,
187G, at the residence of her son, Mr.
S. C. Enyart, Mrs. Enyart, aged 72
$5TSplendid assortment wall pa
per and window blinds just received
X Births, marriages and deaths
will be inserted free of charge to sub
scribers to eitner tne uaily or tne
AVixkly A stoiu an. Births or marria
geSj when sent in by persons who are
not subscribers to the paper, should
be accompanied with one dollar,
which will be placed to the credit of
the party and the paper will be sent
to the address for the full amount so
paid to us.
Si'EcrvL Notice. We shall not, cannot, in
future, answer letters of inquiry written to us
by parties desirous of settling in Oregon, un
less such letters of inquiry contain at least tho
amount of stamps necessary 10 pay postage on
the roturn letter. Kor 2' cents we will for
ward four copies ofTiiK Astokivn, of separ
ate dates, to any address in tho United States,
Advertise An exchange says: Maybe
you think that people don't like to read
advertisements! Ji you do you are much
mistaken. Fresh, well-put woll-placcd ad
vcitiscmenUs are news ! They aro welcomed,
read nay, studied ! The newspaper that is
alive with them is increasingly acccttablo
and so is the business house that knows how
to get them up, possessed .withal with the
sagacity and nerve to keep them up.
Astoria and Knappton.
"DEGULAR DAILY MAIL BOAT.
Sloop "KATIE," g
J. A. RICHARDSON - - - Master.
Will leave Astoria,
FOR KNAPPTON AND RETURN
iVE" For freight or passage, at living rates,
apply on board, or at 1. . Case s store.
N. F. MUDGE,
Contractor and Builder.
A LL KINDS "OF CARPENTER
jAl WORK AND CONTRACTING
promptly attended to.
iW Special attention given to wharf and
mill construction. Address:
N. 1 MUDGE, Contractor,
A. W. Cone, - - Astoria,
SIGN OF THE GOLDEN SHOE.
Cannot bo beat in tho Loot and Shoe lino.
Call and see him.
S1GX OF THE GOLDEX SHOE,
Main Street, Astoria.
Flour, Grain and Feed Store.
Foot of Main street, one door from Holla
C. F. Parker,
LIME. BRICK, PLASTER and CEMENT,
TOBACCO, CIGARS. NUTS, CANDY, Etc.,
Constantly on hand and for sale cheap for cash
or farm pioducts.
"Warning to Delinquent Sii;scriijkrs. A
Russian paper announces that a belief in the
approaching end of the world has seized on
tho Cossacks of tho Don. M.nny, especially
aged people, are giving up wordly affairs,
wearing a shroud, and ordering their coliins.
On every load are men repairing to Moscow
to be consecrated priests, in order that the
smallest village may have its own priest and
church. The ttustian paper fails to state
whether its delinquent subscribers have taken
the -care and paid up. That to our mind
would be stronger evidence of the approach of
the .Millennium than any thing that a super
stitious Cossack could advance.
Prof. "Watson, of Arm Arbor,
Michigan, reports a new discoverv in
the constellation of Yirgo of a planet
Mtherto unknown, tlie continued ob
servation of -vhieli was interrupted by
ciouds. On tlia 18th he observed it
satisfactorily. It shines like a star of
the eleventh magnitude. The posi
tion is right ascension, 13 hours 29
minutes; declination, 11 deg. and 47
minutes somh. Its motion is retro
grade one minute daily in right at
cension, and north two minutes daily
Having completed my shop (between
Tallman's landing and Westport on tho Co
lumbia river,) 1 am now prepared to build
FISHING BOATS, ROTY BOATS,
SKIFFS, ETC., ETC.,
everything in the lino of boats. 4 Copper fas
tened boats a speciality."
My motto is : lirt class won-: tor a fair re
muneration. P. O. Address.
T.D1USCOL.L. Westport Ogn.
About tho first of June, the undersigned
Clatsop ami Pacific Counties
bringing with him from the famous stock of
Peters A: Severance, California, several
ThorouxiiM'cri 3Sormo ESuciis,
One year old, which will bo sold cheap.
PUT SMITH, Portland, Ogn.
For Profitable In vestment,
J offer for sale all my real cstato in Clatsop
County, consisting of my original Donation
claim, on Lewis and Clarke river, consisting
of live hundred acres 'j. title land meadow, ac
knowledged to bo the best stock claim in the
county. Also, a largo interest in the Upper
Town of Astoria, a portion of John Adair's do
nation claim. Enquire of the subscriber.
T. P. POWERS.
"VTICOLAI fc BBO.,
Central Plaining Mills,
Cor. of North Second and E Streets, Portland.
RUSTIC, CEILING, MOULDINGS, SASH,
Doors, Blinds, Brackets, Urns,
Tanks, Fences, &c.
tSTTTir flooring and coiling and bevel-edged
Common size doors, sash and blinds at San
Surgeon, Etc., .
At tho solicitation of numerous friends, has
consented to practice medicine, and tenders
his services to tho public. Dr. Crang brings
many years oxperionco in tho practiceof his
J. W. EOBB. C. "SY. FULTON.
BOBB & FULTON,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
tf55" Office in "Warren & McGuiro's building,
opposite Occident Hotel, Chenamus street.
EO. W. EEA,
Attorney and Counsellor al law.
Examining and perfecting titles made a spe
cialty. All accounts left with mo will ro
cive prompt attention. Office in Warren A:
McGuiro's Building, Chenamus street, corner
p H. PAGE fc CO.,
Farm and Stoclc on Deep
River For Sale.
1(() Acres, parlJj Improved, C.ood Itnild-
ins, Vnt lie, Siii! SSoai, etc., vic,9
All of wliirli AVill lie Sold
Cheap for Cash.
T5TFor full particulars inquiro at thi3 Offico
or on the premises of C. M. ST A UK.
JK5J" All kinds of country produce, wanted in
exchange fur goods.
Masonic Hall Building, Astoria,
Fancy Goods, Ladies Dress and Cloak
Trimmings of the Lastest Style.
WILL ATTEND to ORDERS for DRESS
and Cloak making. Work will be done
in a satisfactory manner.
JfccT Agent for the sale of Dr. Warner's Sani
tary Corsets, and also Children's Waists with,
patent elastic buckles.
Don't Rku Advi- iitj.skmk.vts. Occasionally
a business man is encountered who :rofesscs
to believe that" people don't read advertise
ments any how !" A greater mistake is sel
dom made, if a typographical error creeps
into an ad. it soon becomes the talk of the
neighborhood, and if the people do not read
ads. how do they drop' on errors with such
facility ? The other day tho advertisement of
the Centennial restaurant appeared, in which
the woid' eating" was set up" fating," where
upon we wcro duly notified of the error by
seven .alinasites and one Chinaman, and last
ly, the Monterey Herald felt in dutv bound to
notify us also. Daily liecunter, Salinas City,
"ItPvysto Aivi:ktisk." This is truo in
every department of business, ;md no one ap
preciates its truth more fully than S. H.
Thompson. Some time since he received the
Agency, for this county, of the Cunningham
''Garden t ity Clipper IMow," and immediate
ly advertised the same in our paper. CJreen
11. Smith, Ksi., a patron ot the (iactte, saw
the advertisement and forthwith rhed to
Thoni son's and purchased four of thise cele
brated plows which at once have sprung ii.to
popular favor. 2 o mater how good and valu
able an article may be, a merchant or dealer
may keep it upon his t-helves, or in his store
for months, or even years, and but few will
know anything ot its good qualities, unless he
advertises. l"or years Mr. Thompson carried
on business hero, and spent but little for
advertising. U ithin the past two years his
business has increased nearly double, and he
attributes it to judicious advertising. If you
want .to thrive in business, jldvebtise Cor
BRICK LAYER. a
And Plain and
And Plain and - hxJfJ 5 fv
Orders left at the Occident Hotel
Promptly Attended to.
"VTEW FURNITURE STORE.
Cor. itfain and Chemocqba Sts.,
(Successor tc Gist & Stoll,)
J. 'J?. IZnapp, Kiutjtpton ; Capt. J. Wert, West
2ort; JI.'ll. Parker, S. JV. Arriynni, Hvlmon t
Warren, J. Jkuhdlct A- Co. Astoria; J. lf'.0 V.
Cook, Clifton; Jo. Hume, Eureka; 11. Watson
f- Co. Manhattan; .. L. Hep. urn, Glen Ella;
J.G. Mcylerd- Co. Brookjield, and numerous
others for ichoni 1 have "
Built Furnaces, set Ranges,
and Kettles, and
"Spread the Mort!"
During my 12 years Residence
LIME, SAND, BRICK, PLASTER,
Lath, Cement, and all materials in
my line, furnished to order.
EST Special attention paid to "Furnaco work
and Ranges. Cistern work warranted good,
or no pay. JPTR BUXEY,
OFFICE FURNITURE, ETC.,
3 Of tho very best quality, supplied to
order at price? that will justify the patronage
of this home institution. Persons wishing any
article in the furniture line will find it to their
advantage to give me a call, and inspect my
stock and prices before purchasing elsewhere.
35" Undertaker's Work promptly attended
to, at reasonable rates.
T7AN DUSEN HAS JUST RE-
V coivod a fine lot of PRINTS, wliii h
he is selling very cheap. &tf
"O 0031 TO LET.
A large front room 2d story, will be let
atf reasonable rates. Appfrat,
THE BEST ASSORTMENT OF
Crockeiv. Glass AYare, Lamps and
1 3d imp Cliimnoyb in the City at Case's.
NEW MILLINERY STORE.
Mrs. E. A. Derby,
(Late of CLEVELAND, OHIO,)
XOTISHES TO ANNOUNCE TO TIIE PUB
Vf He of Astoiia and surrounding country,
thatsho hasjubt received a full and complete
And all kinds of
At the stand recently occupied by Mis Mor
rison on MAIS STREET, Astoria,
And will bo prepared to fill all orders for
first class goods in this line at reaonable prices.
ttSTNew goods will bo received every month.
"VIEW AND ELEGANT STOCK
Latest Styles of Millinery Goods,
BY THE LAST STEAMER,
At the Rooms of
Mrs. A. D. WASS,
(Up Stairs, Brown's Building,)
Corner Main and Chenamus Streets, Astoria.
B53" This stock consists of tho latest style
Hats for Ladies and Children ; Dress Trimming-'
and Panes' Good5 for Ladies, which will
be sold at very low prices.
DRESSANDCLOAK JCm attended
AGENCY' FOR THE SALE OF
the Domestic Sewing Machine, at L
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