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About The Daily Astorian. (Astoria, Or.) 1876-1883 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 24, 1879)
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FRIDAY-.-.-.- .TAX UAliY 24, 1879
SoUietime during the last session
ol the senate Senator G rover in
troduced a bill providing for pre
liminary surveys of a canal be
tween the headwaters of the Co
lumbia and Missouri rivers. "We
have not heard anything from it
since, but the project is one that
should not be neglected. It has
lately been ascertained that the
Missouri river is navigable one
hundred miles above the falls, to
within twelve miles of "Helena, in
Montana territory, and steamers
will be running there this year.
On this siSe of the mountains it is
reported that the Clearwater river
Thas been found navigable for sev
enty five miles above Xewiston.
.li this is true a short canal of two
hundred or two hundred and fifty
miles in length would unite the
two largest rivers of the United
"States and solve for us the vexed
problem of cheap transcontinental
According to the telegraphic an-
"nounceipents made 'some days ago,
the first weather indications which, by
order of the department, have been
extended to the Pacific coast, have
"been received here. The observations
were-taken at Washington City at
midnight, and are to the following
effect: "Indications for Pacific coast
clear or fair weather, except light rain
in the extreme northern portion of
FACTS AND SCRAPS.
A'school teacher is like a razor
strop he uses himself up in sharp-
cning other people's blades.
It is only the fool who is rash
'-'enough to think himself a wise
man; the really wise knows he is
The attempt to make a lie seem
like the truth is very like trying to
make a horse-shoe lit a gosliirs
One may be sucli a devotee in
the worship of himself that he has
no time to find out whether there
be a God or no.
A preacher may get soaking wet
.on his wa3r to church and yet be
vexceedingly dry the moment he
mounts the pulpit.
There are some men who nre so
very shrewd that they would rather
cheat themselves than not make a
If we were onlv a crrave-diinrer.
.here are some people of our ac
quaintance for whom we could
work with great pleasure.
You will sooner succeed in the
' difficult task of swallowing -our-.self
than in escaping the conse
quences of a dishonest act.
No one is so greatly to be feared
:as the man who is willing to tell
you all he knows, because the
.chances are that he will tell 3011 a
great deal more.
Some men lay the flattering unc
tion to their souls that they are
very charitable, because they even'
.morning clothe the naked and feed
xhe hungry, which, being properly
translated, means that they dress
-themselves and go down to break
fast. While everything is goin"
smoothly with us and good luck
insists on -having her own way in
spite of our blunders, we rjut the
.comma in the right place when we
quote the passage
There's a divinity that shapes our ends.
Jtough hew them how we will.
13ut when everything goes wrono-
.and ill luck intrudes-itself in spite
of our best endeavors, we still
.quote the passage, but with the
.comma in another place
There's a divinity that shapes our ends
Rough, hew them as we will.
A good point about advertising,
jn general, is that such announcements
"never offend. We never dislike that
.which appeals to us for our good opin
ion, for the very act seems to sav to us
ftaf; our good opinion is vab'v- "
ALL PERSONS KNOWING themselves
indebted to me will please settle their
accounts, as all accounts unpaid by February
ut will be placed in altornevs hands to en
force collection. "We mean it.
Astoria. Jan. 20, 1S73.
SEALED rKOPOSALS for earning the
United States mails between the Post
oflicc at Astoria. Clatsop county, Oregon, and
the landing of the 0. S. S. Co., one time a
week each wav, will be received by the Post
master until January 27, 1S79, No contract
is required to be executed ; but persons bid
ding must be honest and capable, not less
than sixteen years old. and the accepted bid
der will be expected to serve at the comnen
ration proposed until otlienvi.se ordered by
the Postmaster General ; he will also be re
quired to take the oath prescrioed lv law.
No more can be allowed than a fair anil rea
sonable compensation for the service, to be
determined by the department. Postmasters
and assistants cannot draw pav tor such
service. Tno. J. ftiiADY,
Second Assis't Postmaster General.
Wm. Chance. 1. M., Astoria, Oregon.
Fish Commissioners Xotice.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN' THAT
JL1 the undersigned, hai ing been dulv ap
pointed deputy for Clatsop county, by C.
Lienenwebcr. Fish Commissioner, under the
laws of the State of Oregon, will le in readi
ness from and after this date, to issue li
censes, at his office up stairs, corner of Cass
and Sqcmocqhc streets. Astoria. Oregon.
II. H. I'EltGUSOX,
Deputy Fish Commissioner.
January, 11, 1S79.
' JUST RECEIVED.
PLUM PUDDING, IX CANS;
CODFISH BALLS, IN CANS;
PORK AND BEANS, IN CANS;
ORANGES AND LIMES,
the finest ever bought in the market;
CRYSTAL DRIPS, GALLON CANS:
NEW ORLEANS MOLASSES.
PICKLED HERRING IN IvEGS.
JUMBLES, ETC., ETC.
MUSCATED RAISINS, 2-ib PACK
AGES, VERY FINE;
PIGS FEET, 1-11. AND 2-lb TINS;
CHICKENS AND TURKEYS, -IN
EASTERN AND OREGON HAMS,
best quality. Also, a fino assortment of
BREAKFAST BACON AND OTHER
CITY BOOK STORE,
MAIN ST., ASTORIA.
CIIAS. STEVENS tfc SGStf
Invite the attention of purchasers to their
stock, just laid in
The Finest Selection !
The Cheapest Prices !
The Greatest Worth!
LADIES' BIAEIES AND PURSES
COMB AND BRUSH POCKETS:
CUTLERY, JEWELRY, CHARMS,
LADIES' FANCY BOARD, ETC.;
GOLD PENS AND PENCILS;
PAINT PENCILS, GUTTAPERCHA
EXCELSIOR DIARIES, BLANK
BOOKS, STATIONERY, ETC.
U2TA11 goods sold at lowest cash prices.
CIIAS. STEVENS & SON.
City Uook Store to Main street, two doors
from the Pioneer Jtcstnuraut. opposite Uic
hakeryof Mrs. C. Minder.
"D ATIIS, BATnS,
Hot, Cold, bhower, sfeaATHsjj
Steam and SULPHUR Baths
Occident Hotel Slaving Saloon.
NlEDERAUBU & UlILEXlIAItT,
?5ySpceial attention given to ladies' and
children's hair cutting.
Private Entrance for Ladies.
And Dealer in
also impoktku of
CARPETS, OIL CLOTHS, WALL
PAPER, SHADES, etc.
CaP"" All kinds of repairing promptly nt
lended to. ami furniture made to order.
A full line of picture mouldings and
linine. brackets, window cornices, etc.
SSFiill stock and lowest prices, corner of
Siiiienioeha and Main street. Astoria.
Hew System of Wagon Brakes.
TrulSinger's Patent Brake.
no shoes to aveaij out times
No Brake Bar used. Will hold a Wagon
Anywhere from Baching or going
rpilis NEW MM ARE now Mm introduced
L bv the inventor, J. C.Trul linger, is a com
liMKilioii of friction gear applied to the hub
of a wagon. It is sinipV :nd light, vet has
more strength and durabilitv than aiiv other
Xaffou brake now in use. It is so attached
to ihe wagon that it is out of the wav of the
gearing, yet always reliable and at hand
wIkoi required. Am tnamter or meehainc
ewiso.nr once its utility and effective force
to bold a load on a down trade, or to nrevent
wises from backing wh-n required. The
IJrake is made entire1. v of iron, po vonden
pans being neeessarv. as no bnke bar is
ued ; hence it docs not mrrvmuA and is not
affected bv wet ;md muddv or icv roads.
,, e invite critical examination, as we be
lieve its ments can be demonstrated to nirv
party who uses or understands a wacon
brake. HAAVLEY. 10D & Co..
Arents for Oregon and Wasliinzton.
Thee brakes are now beimr nut upon
wagons hi Portland. Oregon eil v. Albanv. and
other places, as rapidly as orders can be filled.
I "i;-T.1 -""' nun general use.
' JzLcJ' irt,csi w"tinp Brakes nut on their
snnth, Portland, Oregon.
-G or Shop, rountv. or State rielits an
imly to J.VTliUttIx6EltXtoiiS5a
Tll. J. -W. OLIVER,
Having permanently located in Astoria,
tenders ids services to the citizens of this
Office. For the present at his residonce
in Col. Taylor's house. Cedar street.
O. F. BELL. A. 3IEACHEN".
KEILi & SIEACIHGX,
Attorneys at Law and Notaries Public.
Commissioner of Deeds for California and
n ashington Territory.
Office Corner of Squemocqhe and Cass
streets, up stairs, over JL. S. Lnrsen's store.
J. w. roiib. c. vr. fulton.
1SOUB & FlUTOX
attorney s-ai-Law, Collecting and Real
Hooms Nos. 1 and 2, Dr. "Welch's new build
ng, Squemocqha street. Astoria.
Tp D. WJNTOX,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Office In City Hall Building.
H. IV. I. BAKER.
(Late Surgeon U. S. Army.)
Office Conrer Chennmus and Main-sts..
over White House store, Drown's building
R. I. 31. SEVERN,
Graduate Tniversity f Pennsylvania
PIETSICIAX AND SUKGEOX.
EXAMINING SURGEON OF PENSIONS.
OHIce. Lnrsen's building.
Oilicc Koiir. 8 a. ai. to 10 A. 31. and fi 1
m. to S p. m. At night can be found at Tur
pin House. Astouia, Okrgox.
R. E. CRANG,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
Office Room ro. 7 over C. L. Tarker's
store, Opposite Denient's drug store.
II. F. DKKXISOX. F. J. TAYI.OK
DENNISON" & TAYLOR,
ATTOS.VEYS AT LAW.
Office Up stairs in Tarker's building,
comer ChenamiLS and Denton streets.
WATCHaLVKER AND JEIiER.
11 s urorovED TO
Main street, Tarker's building.
ASTORIA, - - - - OREGON.
Stone and Marble Cutter,
ASTORIA, ----- OREGON.
All kinds of buildmg'ork. and monumen
tal work attended to promptly and to order.
FltOJI A SUFFERER.
Bo not fail, if bad health you'r afraid of,
Of knowing exactly what you'r bread is
3fow allow me to tell you, for experience I've
had I'm sure.
Nothings worse for the. stomach than when
you'r yeast powder's not pure.
Oh", 'then lie careful in future, you know
what's at stake,
Iet me advise you (for I know now) what
brand to take.
Jdet your grocer give you 110 other kind for
tills is guaranteed.
Yov use Donnolly's Yeast Towdcr and of
good health pure and light brrad you're
Malv Street, Astoria Oregon,
JETiG3IA2f G J3EB21Y
EESPECTFULLT CALL THE ATTEN
t:on of tho public to the fact that the
abovo M arket will always bo supplied with a
FULL VARIETY BEST QUALITY
FRESH ANcTcURED MEATS !
Which will be sold at lowest rates, wholesale
and retail. Special attention given to suppiy
D. K. Warrex. C. A. IcGuirk
Astoria Market !
Corner of Chenamus and Cassstreeta.
ASTORIA. Oil EG OX.
WARREN & McGUIRE, Proprietor"
(Successors to Hobsvn Jb Warrm.
Wbolcsalo andllotail Dealers in all kinds u
Fresh and Cured Gfleats!
A full lineofFnmilv Groceries,
CANNED 'PRUIT, VEGETABLES, ETC.
itdrDuttcr, Eggs, Cheese, otc. constantly
iasr Ships supplied at the lowest rates.
IT IS A POSITIVE TRUTH
That housekeepers can do better bv dealing
with J. K. WIIIT, on Main street, as
he keeps the best of
FllUITS, CANDIES, NUTS.
LIQUOllS AND CIGAES,
JEKKED ELK IEAT,
And also from Clatsop every other day
EEESH BUTTER, EJGS, cnEESE,
CLAMS, DUCKS, CHICKENS,
And cvervthing that is needed in the cook
imiline at the lowest living prices.
Call and examine before purchasing else
where. .Y. Iv. YZRT.
W. E- DEBfiENT,
g BEUGGIST. g
ASTOKIA, - - - - OXtEGOr,,
Carries a full Assortment of
Drugs, Patent Medicines.
PAINTS, OIIAND GLASS.
PrcscriptionsVrlled with care Dcy or Night.
r3" Manufacturer of Fishermen's belief.
A sure preventative of Chapped Iturids, and
cure for Pish Wounds.
Astoria Stsam Laundry.
J. T. EOliCITEUS Proprietor.
No nibbing or scrubbing, and no thrashing
vour clothes too pieces. Buttons sewed on
and clothes mended. ...
JS-Neat work at reasonable prices. Give
:. W. CASE
HUPORTEK AND WHOLESALE AND RE
TAIL DEALER IN
Corner Chenamus and Cass streets.
A EULL AND
COMPLETE LINE OP
GOODS, IN EVERY DEPART
MENT OE TRADE SUITABLE TO
THE "WANTS OF TDE PEO
PLE ALL OE AVHICtt
WILL BE S0D
irurchascrs are renuested to call and
inspect my poods before purchasing else
where, as I am confident of my ability to
pleaseone and all.
I. "W. CASE,
Corner Chenamus and Cass Streets,
Notice to All Concerned.
r1en and Boys Must be
As well as to have toys for Christmas.
Christinas is Over !
1. LOSB -
And now invites the attention of every
body to his
Full and Complete Stock,
Consisting in part of
A ESS of CLOTHING FSSffSm.
Gents Furnishing Goods;
Large Stock of Family Groceries;
Canned Fruits, Etc.;
YTatchcs, Jewelry, 3!arinc and Opera
besides a choice lot of
"Wholesale and Retail. Call and see.
MAIN ST., - - - ASTOUIA, OCX.
JUST RECEIVED BY
. "W, PA3tB;ER
I. X. L. STORE!
Corner Main and Concomly streets.
jTJROCERIES .FLOUR. FEED. WOODEN
J ware. Coal Oils. Tobaccos, and Gents Fur
nishniK Goods, which will be sold at lowest
!!Sf m. S Vi"1 (lehvercd promptly in anv
charje Xm)CV Ahtol flxc of
narTlie public are respectfully invited to
cad. orsend in their orders. ,,.c
Have just received a new invoice of
Groceries, Ousensyare, Lamps
Which I offer at a bargain for cash
Corner of mam and Squemoqhc sts.f
ASTORSA, - - 0"RSG0?30
(IX TirE ASTORIAX KGlLl.IXG)
AS JUST RECEIVED A LOT OP vpw
troods, cousiaHne of Ui
MEN'S AND R0'S
CALE AND KIP BOOTS
Buckle and Congress Gaiters,
Women, Misses and Children's
Fhich wiU be sold at the very lowestjrlces.
BANKING AND INSURANCE.
BANKING AND INSURANCE
a:, w. cse,
ASTOEIA, - . . OREGON.
Exchange bought and sold on all parts 'OE
the United States and Europe.
?n!P? -HOS-From 3 o'clock a. nr.
until 4 o clock p. yi.
T3IPERXAX, OF X,0XIOX.
XOSTIIEISX OF IiOXDOX".
IUEEX OF LIVERiPOOL.
FIRE AND MARINE INSUR
ASTORIA, - - - - OKEGON.
Em Itial Insurance Co.,
J. F. IIougiitox .President
Ciias. K. Story. Secre'tarv
HAinLTOX Boyd, 1 . f rf'.
Geo. L. Story, j Agents.for Oregon
Office Northeast corner of Stark and First
streets, Portland, Oregon.
Xet Cash received for Fire Prem
iums in 1877 $333,511 04
.Assets, .Ian. 1,1873 $378,065 S5
Losses vnp;Ud S.1.G3S 37
Dividends " l.nr.7 00 5n.l H7
Surplus for Property Holdei-s S.7T2.470 47
Losses paid In Oregon in six years$ll!3lG 7J
I. W. C'lK. Anent.
LIVERPOOL AKD LONDON A!ND
NOETH BRITISH AND MET CAN
TILE OP LONDON AND
OLD CONNECTICUT OF HART
COMMERCIAL OF CALIFORNIA
FIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES.
Representing a capital of S7,000,00I.
A.V'AX DUSEX. Agent.
A RARE CHANGE.
T WILL SELL ANY OK ALL OF TIIK
X following described property, viz .-
IfiO Acres, Sec. 23, T. 8, A, on:. 9 ivcst,
Also, in Olneys Astoria
tots I, 2, .;, and 4, in Klock 7J);
Lots 3, 4. ."i, anil , in V.lacli K50:
3.ots 2 anil -f, in Clock 12C; anil Lot S,
In Block I.W:
Xorth hair or KlecI: S. 2 1-2 acres.
Astoria. Oregon. Dec. 10, 1875?. S5-0m
PH. KEl) IT. A skin" w:is picked up on or
about .Ltntuirv 11, 1871), in Astoria by th
undersigned. ThV owner is rccpiested t
call, prove property, pay charges audtako
the same away. , , s. fctiiJlhhi.
iw-d&w Opposite the bell tower, Astoria.
'?. Dil1!o Rnnw "ZFw "TPT V
The onlv Milliard Kooni in tlic city where
no liquors arc sold.
TOTEW TABLE JUST PUT XTP. GEOliOE
A has a cosv place and keeps on hand the.
1 est brand of Cismrs. Also. soda, candy.
nus etc. Opposite Altona Chop House.
35-tf GEO. KOSS, Proprietor.
T. S. JEWETT.
B. S. KIJU1ALL,
Drayiflg & Tracking.
ASTOPJA TRUCK & DRAY CO.,
Squeniucque St., hetween Cass and Main,
Contracts fur urayinj? made and satisfaction
gaarantoed. Orders left at the Occident Ho
tel or received by mail promptly filled.