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Astoria, Oregon, Tuesday Morning, January 10, 1882.
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We hear considerable specula
tion concerning the intentions of
railroad managers, that may not
be worth noting, but as the public
likes to bo informed of all such
current gossip we will sum up the
floating talk for what it is worth.
Hon. A. L. Williams, of Kansas,
attorney for the Union Pacific and
Oregon Short Line railroads, has
been in this city attending to the
incorporation of an Oregon com
pany, so that they can build rail
roads in this State. The local
board are D. P. Thompson, M. S.
Burrell, Ellis G. Hughes and B. J.
Pengra, who are organized merely
to comply with the laws of our
State. Mr. Wiliams was inter
viewed and announced that his
company intend not only to meet
the 0. R. & N. Co. at Baker City,
as agreed between the companies,
but also to put a road through
either to the Columbia and down
that river to Portland, or else push
west from Boise City, cross the
Blue mountains, and enter this
valley by the Santiam pass of the
Cascades. He plainly says that
such work is conditioned on
whether Villard pushes his road
east through Idaho and Wyoming
from Baker City; in which case
the Short Line must return the
compliment by coming to Port
land. It is pretty safe to conclude
that the respective managers will
come to a mutual understanding
not to interfere with each other's
plans, and that the Union Pacific
Short Line will end at Baker City.
There is also a rumor that the
Central Pacific magnates, in pur
suance of their scheme to transfer
Oregon wheat, via Southern Pa
cific road to the Gulf of Mexico,
and thence to Europe, are negoti
ating for the purchase of tho Ore
gon and California roadand control
of all the lines in the Villamette
valley. It is apparently to the
interest of our .producers that the
company should own the route
from here to the Gulf of Mexico,
if it is possible to carry our wheat
by that route. "Without knowing
anything authoritative, we should
say that the scheme is reasonable
on the facof it, but will hardly
be carried out except as a com
promise between the Villard com
bination and the Central Pacifio
men, to prevent the latter building
independent roads into Oregon
and take away both the wheat of
this valley and the surplus of
eastern Washington and Oregon.
Four great corporations are inter
ested in the trade of this North
west region, the Northern Pacific,
0- R. & N. Co., Union Pacific and
Centeral Pacific, and whoever ex
pects they will be apt to antagon
ize each other may as well abandon
that idea, for it is only good busi
ness sense for them to compromise
matters, so that each will have
distinct interests that tho others
will not encroach upon, and as all
seem to have abundant means at
command it is not safe for one to
neglect the claims of another.
What the Oregon Pacific will
amount to remain to bo seen. If
it really comes into the field with
immense capital at command, and
determined to claim a share of this
trade, we shall look.for some com
promise rather than that the pro
ducing class will have the benefit
of competition and low freights.
Men who swing tens of millions of
capital are not apt to throw it
away in fighting other capital.
The usual way with railroads is to
harmonize their interests in some
way or other, and us that is only
common sense, in a business point
of view, we cannot blanio railroad
men and need not foster any
sanguine hopes of good to result
to the producer from competition.
We make these suggestions as
to railroad policy with perfect con
fidence that the future will bear
them out, and what we have dished
up has only been the railroad
gossip of tho hour. Willamette,
Wnat SnaU the Future Bo?
The policy heretofore pursued
by the people of Oregon has been
one of impoverishment rather than
of building up. Wheat and wool
have been sent abroad to purchase
needed supplies. We send our
wool three thousand miles to be
then worked up into ready-made
clothing to be again freighted
three thousand miles back to us.
Our beef hides are shipped in the
same way, and wo get our boots
and shoes from the East, Thus
our producers and consumers are
made to pay heavy freights to and
from the States, while the products
of our State are necessarily re
stricted to such articles as can bo
shipped over long routes and
heavy expense, thus greatly limit
ing the source of income and nar
rowing the channel of profitable
employment. The time is at hand
when this condition of things
should be changed. If new enter
prises are not to be inaugurated, if
the present system is to be con
tinued, then the clamor for moie
immigration is only for accelerated
exhaustion. Our soils are fast be
ing exhausted, and the grasses fed
off so that our wheat crops must
decrease and our wool gradually
fail, while our needs will not in
any sense diminish. Wc must de
vise means for utilizing our natu
ral advantages; we must manufac
ture :i portion of our wool and fur
nish our homo market with all
needed woolen goods, and the
same is true of all articles manu
factured from leather, iron and
wood; in other words, wc should
become pre-eminently a manufac
turing people Daily Statesman.
Old Style-New Style.
Theexact length of a year is
365: days, lacking about eleven
minutes. In correcting the calen
dar, nenrly 2000 j-ears ago, Julius
Cassar reckoned it at exactly7 3C5
days, and made over' fourth year
consist of 3GG days. This is an
excess of 45 minutes in four years;
and this error being discovered,
Pope Gregory XIII. ordained an
other correction to take place in
1582. He ordered that the dates
should be altered so that tho fixed
feasts of the church, should take
the dates they would have had if
there had been no error from the
time of the Council of Nice, A. D.
325. Tho error amounted to ten
days so Christmas day, 1582, was
celebrated on the loth of Decem
ber, but it was called asbefore, the
25th that is, ten days were omit
ted. England did not adopt this
change until 1752; it was ordered
that the third day of February
should be called the fourteenth,
thus omitting eleven days. Wash
ington was born February -11,
1732, O. S.; to adjust it to new
style, his birthday is put on the
22d, for the day that would have
been on the 11th of February
would that year and thereafter be
called the 22d.
Another change was alto made
in Britain and her colonies with
the new style. The Ijeginntng of
the year was changed from tho
25th of March to the 1st of Janu
ary, so that 1751 lost its January,
February and twenty-four days of
March, and they were counted as
the first part of the year 1752, now
style, or the last part of 1751, old
style, and so with any date previ
ous to March 25th, if given in new
style and old style, the year will
" Russia has not yet made the
change, aud now the error is twelve '
days, so that they in Rutsia cele-
urate Christmas twelve nays after
the other European countries.
Pennsylvania is still at the head
of the states, producing iron ore,
I her yield being it little more than
one fourth of the whole product,
but Michigan is pressing closely.
Of the totai product of the Uni-
ted States in the census year 27i
per cent came from -Pennsylvania
mines, and 2o per cent from
Michigan, and Michigan actually
headed the list in value of product.
There were sixteen states produc
ing iron ore in 1870; there are now
twenty-three; the number of em
piojes lias oeen more tii.m ciouuieo,
and the increase in the nuantitv of1
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prouuee has been still greater,
owing to an increased use of
steam power and machinery. The s
wages account of the men does not
make as good a showing, but
statistics on such matters am con
In the. forniofnrnnortomitlovediof an attraet'm' daily, the success of
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by the olhccrs on cuartl at uibtal-i
tar, it is customary to insert, if all
has gone as usual: '-X. 1j.
Nothingextraordinarv." One day
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an officer fell down a piccipice
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and was killed, but when the
the renlv was: "A week sir. 1 !
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mna tliink there s anything ex- '
traordinary. If he's faun doon at
nrecinice 100 feet and not been
young Scotchman on guard handed ' IoonorizI eocoanut oil, prep-ired ex-;
. . .? , n x- i .presily tor this purpose. .oothereom- nuy the Weekly.
in his guard report, '"I otlnngj pound possesses the peculiar pi operties j
, ,. ,. , ". ; which so exactly . suit the tariouscondi-! T'in. 'i:i:ici.v Astoimax for this
extraordinary appeared upon it. I tionsorth bitiaan hair. week is lull of just such information
An iYil-imtinii lipino- ileminiled The .superiority of 1!l-i:xi:it'.s l'r.AV- and news of the ctnimry as j our friends
Aii.L.xpi.inaiion oeing iiemancu u, nKfxa KxTKAqTh ,.0M.(s i th-jirnei- in the cat want to see. It has verv
kled, I shoud hae thought it.anuwyins wiiunie excnicijuiiiR pau;
' . of cutting teeth V If so, go at once ant
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vara extraordinary, and would hae '
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Lady DuffuTJafdysays'that 1ris
order to "thoroughly enjoy travel
ing in perfect comfort and freedom
from anxiety in the United States,
one must be an unprotected female.
To her tho manly heart yields his
interest; gives her the best seat,;
while he broils in the sun; for her
ho fights his way to the front ranks
of refreshment saloons and bears
triumphantcics aloft; for her ho
battles with baggage masters, and,
not being her legitimate owicr, he
carries her bandbox he even
carries her baby." Lady Hardy
kindly adds, to make it more credi
ble, "I have seen him do it."
During the month of November,
oI,58G immigrants came to our
shores, against 37,598 saute time
in 1880. Germany heads the list
with a contribution of 10,000 souls;
next comes an inflow from Canada
of 8,800. England aud Wales
sends us fi,S23, ami Ireland figures
up 3,284. During the five months
ending with November, 100,470
came from Germany, the total for
that period from all countries
being 291,318, showing that more j
than one-third were Germans.
The bad and vicious may be
boisterously gay, and vulgarly
humorous, but seldom or never
truly cheerful. Genuine cheerful
ness is an almost certain index of
a happy mind and a pure, good
No one need hopo to riso above
his present situation who sufluis
small things to pass hy unimprov
ed, or who neglects, metaphorical
ly speaking, to pick up a penny
because t is not a dollar.
It is better to yield a little than
to quarrel a," great deal. Tho habit
of "standing up," as people call it,
for their little rights, is one of the
most disagreeable and undignified
in the world.
Why willjrou cough when Slulnh's
Cure will give immediate relief. Price
lOctsCOctsandSl. Sold by W.K. De
ment. "Hackmetack." a lasting and fra
grant perfume. Price 25 and '30 cents.
Sold by W.E.- Dement.
W'elW Health Ilenower. Absolute,
of the ftenetative functions, sl.nvdiuji-
;ls ureaon nepot. ija i v :.. I
l-'iom this ilnii'.Iainos 15. Ibid.,? is tin-
oul v person niitlmi ized to contract debts
or order goods hi my name for iim nt tlif
ICnapptoit (.'aiiiiorj. .7osi:rii Ilr.Mi:.
Astoria, Jan.;!, 1Ss-.
New. iiuiclc, 'complete cine 1 daj.s.
urinarv affections, smartii:;;, frequent
or difficult munition, huliiev diseases.
-l.ardniKRM.' Oregon DeiHit. DAVIS
&(')., l'ottlaud. Or.
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To all who arc sulfcrlii; from thr
irrnrc -mil inil i Jr? iic if utnlli nuvt-
linml nti I wilt cmij1 n.rMiut tlmf ill
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'"'Ue you tl.fct U." UUAI.'Ub. litis
t M,mW v;aH aivcovered b a mis-
sipnary in Sotilh America, bend a self-
addressed envelope to the llev. .ioi:iii
t. Ixm.vm. Station 1), Xetv York City.
To Live Jlou.
Tin: Asiowax has now le.tehed a
circulation tthlch places it at the head
of the list of Oregon dailies, and iiisine.-.
to advPitiscn; tltereof more benefit for
the amount paid
than maj be .secured
elsutt here. To those tt ho t ish to reach
the largest nunibcr of readers at the
Miiallcst expense, wo olrerthecolunni'
which from the. very star;
i:irt has been far
beyond the exfK-ctr.Jions nf the most
t sa,1""',1 x
' issaSKirs ocoaisi:,
1 ?T"!"V ?V "'"' T nwsl,.,IK;
Is tlicbest for promotlmj lbe yiowlh of
and beautifying the hair, and rendering
lit dark aud glossy. The Cocoai ne holds.
' in., nqaid lorm, a larae pioiortionor
lectpuiity and'great.stiength. ,
31o,0rH . jlotnei!! .iioi :!-.! : :
An- you disturbed atnight and broken
-,nr rat l.x-.-i sick ?i,ii.i siiirern,il,l'r,,,l'.
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get a bottle of Mrs. Wlnslow's Soothing
OJ 1UJ, lb ,1111 IV'ICH nil; imL jiiiiv aiit-
icrcr inuuciUMriy tiepenu upon
mere is no uiretnu aimui u. i n
rtl Vj HOI r 1 iiv lltwilll,l tlllll IV 111 i illMi
ieallh4o the child.ojieptting like magic.
il i ouiiet ii sum to iim in an eases,
and pleasant to the taste, and is the pre
sciiptionof one ot the oldest and best
female ph.tslciaits and uures in the
United States. Sold etery where. 2T
cents a bottle.
The Count Cinchon Tvas the Spanish
Viceroy in Tern in KC-O. The Countess,
his wife, was prostrated ly an intermit
tent feter. from which she was I reed hy
the use of the native remedy, the Verii-
vian hark. or. as.it ttas called in the
language of the. country, '-Quiii.piiii.i."
1 more precious than the cold of theliice.s.
To iiiisuay.aiier a lapse ot two Hun
dred and fifty years, science lias given
us nothing to take its place. It effectu
ally cures a moi hid appetite for .stimu
lants, by restoring the natural tone of
the stomach. Jt attacks excessive love
of litpior its it does a fever, and desri oys
both alike. The powerful lonie virtue
of the Cinchona is preserved in (he
reruvi.in Hitters, which are as ellcctit e
against malaiial ft-ter tmlay as they
wero in the. days of the old Spanish
Viceroys. We guarantee the ingredi
ents of these bitters to be hbsolutelj
jutre, and of the best known quality.
A trial will satisfy you that this is the
nest uiller in ll'o womi. "llieprool ot
the nudding Is in the eating." and wc
willingly abide this lost. I'"or sale hy
all druggists, grocers and liquor dealers.
'Blames;. Promissory notes, bumfo
for deed, quit claim deeds, mortgages
and warranu tteeds. at this oPice.
'Hip niinio of Hostetter's Sfoirifteh llltt.T-i
Is heard In etery dwelling, it finds a jilaCc in
etery household, and its prnkesu-e sounded
throughout the tthnle Western Ilemispliere,
as a general In rlRonint, a cure, for sick head
ache, a specific Tor flatulency and sour stom
ach, an appending stcmacmc, and excellent
blood depurent and certain remedy for in
termittent fever and Jdudred diseases. For
sale by all Drojrclsts and dealers Renerally.
IhS if will tit. f ?,m-,.t .t I'letated, Mtualed one mile south of
that it wilt regulate the bov.els and Astorla ' youiil's liav. with a ood
m tr nr n t Hi Hint iiht- nun i i im nnii : -n ti i - rtT
f'mmfii fiir i.irwonw.ri i.n uirnitnm "' ii Mini iiurii buiiiis Mi.
to Europe in 1K, .she' intro.lttced the I P,r " ' " 'ST ''Vlo&l'-?
remeily in Spain, wheie it was kimttn! '' .w ta,n,rt i-5t disorders, makes it
nn.inr vnrlnns iinini. ..till l.iim.eiw nva u able remedy to ltekept always
called il Cinchona, in honor of the ladf " '' ,C'P-Ji' ? iP?irS0tn ,!
...i..,i...ii.. i.i i.,. . ,t.. ...i.:.. i. ...:. ; aflnru to he without it. and those v
llJ lillll IIIUIIIll llli.lt! llltll .III II I...S T
n " CELEBRATED IJj
FtiriiiNlii KoftiUN to i.vX
At Mr. Munson's lodging house.
1 .List toceived per steamer Columbia,
a line lot ot eastern oysters, which will
; deserted up In first class style at Itos-
cw Occident block.
On niter this date an additional 10
cents per cord will be charged on all
order- for -. ittcd wood not accompanied
bj tliura-di.at flrAt wood yard. Jur
ist, ISSl. ,
Another fine lot of Eastern Ojhters
jtist leceived at lioscoes, per steamer
Orejjon. Occident block.
Alt of the choicest lsinds of apple-, in
Inret boxes for sale at J. II. I).
Ai'i-inni Iiodsiiiu; Iloimt, I'ort
New ho;t-.e and first class in its ap
pointments. Third street, in IS. K
Thompson": block, opposite Capt. Ains
Konm-i tiy tne dav, weeK or
.oti-c- to the J.adles.
Swii'ches, curls and tri77.es made fiom
combines or cut hair. Call on or ad
dress Wit. Uni.KXitAUT,
Occidv-nt hairdressinj; saloon,
The Weekly Asliiri.ui
Is a lii.immotii sheet, ncailv double
the size of the Daily. It is just the pa
,ier tor (be fireside, eontaininc; in audi
Hontoall the current news, choice mis
cellany, agricultural matter. maiKct re-
1-orli, etc. It is tiiritished to single sul-
erii'ers a; xi oo.per year ill atlvance.
few jdteitisements, and is chock to the
mti - i.1.1 nf ;ir.iitiiotljt llinf ,, -Tnnill,.
can successfully squeeze along without.
i ivtii uonars vi in ouy inu wuoiu wan lor
l -vr: ?. "' "" ,x i"uu'sl lc cclus
( Jrent bargains are now offered in the
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I ww!,in' ti lniftti fruni iinn inf. in fivn
graded road to the place. For further
iiiioriiiauon cnii m my resiueiicv near
the cemetery. Jonx YVii,t.iajisox.
In the V.'hole HiMlory of Jlctlleine
No preparation has ever performed
Mich marvelous cures, or maintained m
wide a reputation, as Atcer's Cm:i:r.Y
Pr.cToiiAi., which i recognized as the
world's remedy for all diseases of the
tliitut and lungs. Its long-continued
series of woilderfiil cures in all climates
has made it universally knott n as a cafe
and leliahleauent to emnlov. Asalnst
ordinal y cold-, which are the forerun-1
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"A"'1! . ""I1 ,M1 i'1' Jways relicyiiif:
ners of more serious disorders, it acts
have otu-c used it never will. From
their knowledge of its composition and
effects, physicians use the CnEKnr
lT.rronAi. etciisitely in their practice,
and rleigrmeit lecommend it. It is
absolutely certain In its remedial effects,
and will ahtays cure where cures are
roit s.t.:: i:v am. pkalkus.
In all cases ot liilllnuness ;uid malaria hi
ctrry foini. a preventative imd cure of chills,
fever aud dumb aRtte, Or. Iloimau's Tad is a
perfect success. And for dyspeps'a. sick
headache and nervous prostration, as the
Mil is applied over the pit of the-stomach,
tliocreat nervous ccnlci.it annihilates the
disease at once.
It regulates tho liycr aud stomach so suc
cessfully tli.U ingestion becomes perfect.
Vrof.I. A. ioonils says : "It is nearer a
unit ersal panacea than anythlUK in medi
cine." Tin isilnni. on the nrhtclnle of fth-
Vorpiion, f ttliich Dr. Holman's I'ad is the
iiiil true epo.it'Ut.
l'or all kidney tiouliles, use Or. Ilohnan's
Keii.il r Kidney 1'iul, the best remedy in tho
ttiitlcl and rccoiuuieiiiteil hv the medical
Beware of Bogus Pads.
Kach meiiuine Ilohnan's l'ad bears the pri
vate revenue stamp of tliellolman l'ad Co..
wltlt the above, trade mark printed in green.
I'.uy none without it.
For Sale by all Druggists.
Or. Holman's advice is free. Vnll treatise
sent free on application.
Address : HOLM AN PAD CO
7U Hroadnay, New York.
I'. O. box 211-J.s
BILL HEAD PAPER,
OF EVERY GRADE AND COLOR. PUIX
ed or plain, Rt lowest rates, at
The Astoeux ofSte
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S.AKNDT & FERCHEN,
i ASTORIA. - OKKGOX.
The Pioneer Machine IShop
k3 sn j j feSsSssSlic
ouuur onou i vss2?rvr'
All kinds jif
Promptly attended to.
A specialty made of repairing ;.
foot or i.AKAYirrri: strekt.
ASTORIA IRON WORKS.
Uknton STi:i:r.T. Xkai: Paukku IIoine,
ASToiti.v. - oi:i:r.ox.
GENERAL MACHINISTS AND
Boiler Work, Steamboat Work,
and Cannery Work a specialty.
A. U. AVah. l'j-c-.idcnt.
J. (!. llusTLCi:, Secretary.
I. W. Cask, Treasurer,
.loiix Vox, Superintendent
Corner Main and Clicnamus Stress,
CIGARS AND TOBACCO,
-JOSEPH RODCER3& SONS
GENUINE ENGLISH CUTLERY
AND THE GENUINE WOSTENHOtM
and other English Cutlery.
FAIRCKILD'S GOLD PENS
Genuine Elecrsliauia Pipe3, etc.
A fino stock of
"WatoIit'H and .lewelry. .Hur.zie ami
ISteecli Loading Shut (Suns mid
IJJtiCN, ltivnlvern, Plstolw,
"ii ALSO. A KIXK
Assortment of line SPECTACLES aiid KYE
Perliritlsh bars "Waidoek" due at Astoria
100 Tons No.1 Glencarnock Scotch
40 Tons English Foundry Coke,
350 Tons Best Hard Steam Coal.
Apply to AUG. C. KINIt EY,
tt Astoria, Oregon.
BOTTLE BEEK DEPOT.
Chknauus STarrr. Astosh,
The Ictt of linger G Cts. a Class
Orders for the
Celetetei CUnlna Brewery
IIt at Ibis place tvlU be promptly attend
tSXn cheap S.m l-'ranclseo Ceer sold at
V7.W. BOCK. Proprietor.
ATTIIU Old) SXV.NO, OKAY'S ntilf.OlXG
I'lRST CLASS WOKK A SPHCIALTY.
oprosrrn o. it. & x. com pants dock.
Xone but the best llqitnrsnndcipars passed
I. "W. CASE,
IMPORTER AND WHOLESALE AND RE
TAIL DEALEP. IN"
Corner Clienanius and Cass streets.
ASTORU- . " - ' - OREGON
AUCTIOKF.EB, COMMISSION AND
T A. IcIXTOHH.
Ocident Hotl EulUlm;,'.
ASTORLV - - - OREGON
Tjl I. WIXTOX,
Attorney and Counselor at Laitf.
Omce In C, 1 I'arker's bulliUng. on- Benton
steect. opposite Catom House,
AST01JIA, - .... OREGON.
TAY TETTXE. M. .
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON!
Okeick Over tho Whlto Home Store.
Uksidrxoe At Mrs. Munson's boardlns
house, Clienanius street, Astoria, Oregon.
"PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,.
Itoom Xo. a. Astorlan Bralldiae.
ISksidekck Corner ot Benton and Court
streets, Astoria, Oregoii.
-p P. HICKS.
ASTOltIA, - - - OKEGON.
Itooins In Allen's building up stain, conif
of Cass and Sfcmocihe streets.
I Q. A. BOWLBY.
ChcnamiLs Street. - ASTOKIA. 0UE(lO
Q II. UAJTS & CO.,
Dnorw, Windows, Blinds. Tran
souih, Lumber, Etc.
All kinds of Oalc Lumber, Glass, Boat Sla
Steam Jlilt near Weston hotel. Cor. Gi.
et It e and Astor streets.
3. H. JD. GRAY.
Wholesale and retail denier in.
A LL kinds of feed,
Hay, Oats, Straw, Wood, Etc.
Oener.it storape and WhaMage"
able terms, root of Benton An
John Rogers, Central Market,
Has received a large Invoice of
BAKP.KfcS AND HALF BAKEEL8
ot the best quality.
And is now ready to supply Butchers Can
neries and all others, cheap for cash.
New and Choice
M I L L I M1E R Y,
Desire? to call the attention ot the Ladies of
Astoria to the fact that she has received
a lan;e assortmont ot the
LATEST 8TYIdG8 OF
Hats. Bonnets, Trimmings,
Corner Jlaiu andq,uemoqhe streets.
Wilson & Fisher
LUBRI GATING OILS.' COAL OIL,
PAINTS AND OILS.
Sheet, Round, and Square Prepared
PP.OVISIONS, MILL FEED.
" GAP.DEN SEED, GRASSSEED.
Which will be exchanged for country pro
diicc or sold at lowest prices.
Corner Clicnamus and Hamilton Streets
Mrs. ,P. M. Williamson,
All kinds of
LADIES UNDERWEAR, ETC.
Corner of Cass and Jefferson streets, Astoria
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