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"WEDNESDAY MARCH 21. 18E3
Mr. Koelilcr's Eeply.
About a week ago wo. wrote to
Mr. Koehler, vice president and
general manager of the O. & C.
R. R., asking for any information
he might be disposed to give con
cerning the proposed building of
the road between here and Forest
Grove. The following'reply was
received last evening:
Oijegox & California Rail- )
road Co. Managers Office, .
Portland, Or, March 19, 1883. J
J. F. Halleran:
Dear Sir: I have received
yonr favor of the 14th inst. In
reply I beg to say that by order of
the president of this company a
surveying party will be started at
an early date to make a survey of
the line from Astoria to Forest
Pending these surveys I cannot
give you more definite information
as to the direction of the route
and time of construction.
Though nearly three -e:irs have
elapsed since the latest decennial
census of the country was taken,
yet the returns, like backwoods
election returns, "come in slowly."
Some one who got access to the
govermental figures gives a few
interesting results: It must be
premised that our population in
1SS0 was more than double that in
1S50, or 50,155,75:), against '23,
191,870. The tendency of popu
lation to center in the cities be
comes more marked as the union
grows older. The total number
of inhabitants in the cities has
about quadrupled'since 1850 11,
:1S,54:7, against 2,S!)7,5SG.
The total male population of
voting age in the states and terri
tones was 12, S30,34.0, made up of
S,270,510 native, 3,72,437 foreign
born, 1,4S7,344 colored.
The statistics oC the ages of the
population are interesting. The
largest number of inhabitants of
the United States of a single age
were those most important mem
bers of the familj who had not yet
completed their st 'ear. Of these
there 1,447,0S3, while of men who
had just reached 21 the total was
The total number of people pur
suing gainful occupations was 37,
302,099, being 34.GS per cent, of
the entire population and 47.31
per cent, of the population of 18
years of age and upward. Of these
14,744,942 were males and 2.G47,
1.57 wore females.
The total population of ten
years and over having beets 3G,
7G1,G07, there were, therefore,
19:3G9,50S of these not enjrajrocl in
the gainful occupations, 3,991,03S
being males and 15,378,470
females. Of these, 2,550,927 are
males and 2,9S0,200 females be
tween the age of 10 and 15, the
total of white figures substantially
equals the number of children at
tending school, who do not,
through any considerable portion
of the 3'ear, pursue any gainful
occupation. Invalid children,
vagrants and inmates of charitable
and correctional institutions must
also be ciphered out. Of malps
between 1G and 59 only 921,333
are unaccounted for. Those are
students, the infirm in body and
mind, and the criminals and pau
pers. "The number of men of
this period of life, not disabled,
who are not returned as of some
occupation by reason of inherited
wealth or of having retired from
business, is hardly irnportant
enough in this country," saj's the
report, "to be mentioned." Of
females between the age of 1G and
59, however, the number not ac
accounted for is vastly larger, for
obvious reasons 11.093.8S7. In
that total are included the students
and disabled, the criminal and the
pauper; but it is made up
in chief part of wives, mothers and
grown daughters, who are keeping
house for their ' families or living
at home without any special occu-
pation. Of those of GO and over
without occupation the totals are
518,77s males and 1,304,383 fe
males. It is obvious why these
are unemployed. Finally, of
course, onry reputable occupations
are included. In New York, out
of a total population of 1,200,220,
513,337 were engaged in gainful
occupations, of whom 378,159
were males and 135,21S females.
"When President Arthur vetoed
the Chinese bill the good people of
the east patted him on the back
approvingly and expressed great
surprise that the cruel men who
lived on the Pacific coast should
wish to keep away the harmless
and inofFensive Chinaman, "the
little, brown man,1' as Senator Hoar
termed him. Since then the "lit
tle brown man" has migrated east,
and already Philadelphia papers
are deploring the prevalence of
vice, the depreciation of property,
occasioned by their nox:ous pr-
enee. Let them take a dose of J
the same advice they sent out here
in such large quantities fourteen
A notku of odd customs writes
that there is a dark red line on the
matting of the house of commons,
ruled about a pace from the
benches. Its origin is almost con
temporaneous with the establish
ment of a parliament. It was for
the purpose of preventing mem
bers from drawing their swords on
each other. The old use of the
line is, of course, abrogated, but it
is still considered out of order for
any member in debate to outstep
it by six inches.
Senator Beck, of Kentuckv.
who came a poor bo3 to this coun
try from Scotland, says the Cour-
ler.uournai, worKeu on tnc same
farm in Livingston county, Ky.,
that Secretary Teller worked npon.
When they met in the senate Mr.
Beck said: "Well, Henry, when
we used to drive old Brown's oxen
we never expected to meet in the
United States Senate." 4'No,
Jim," said Mr. Teller, "we didn't
know there was such a place."
Tex thousand six hundred
and seventy bills aud reso
lutions were introduced during
the session of the forty
seventh congress. The wonder is
that amid such a multiplicity of
details that any business can be
pushed to completion. Congress
has too much pressed upon its at
tention, private matters, claims,
and a host of subjects that rightly
belong to a court of adjudication.
The London Truth says: lll lav
ing for centuries treated Ireland
as an English navvy treats" his
wife kicked her almost to death
we are amazed that at the moment
we desist she rises, not to her
knees, to thank us for mercy, bai
to her feet, to demand a separa
tion." Joaquin Mim.ec recited to a
lady who had invited him to her
house some of his verses. "How
beautiful!" she said ""Why don't
you print your poetr sometimes,
Mr. Miller?" Then says the Na
tional Republican, Joaquin said
big words and went rapidly home.
Little balloons filled with hy
drogen, and to which the card of
the enterprising business man is
affixed, constitutes the latest thins:
in advertising. It beats the dodge
of the actresses who are always
losing their diamonds.
Statistics show that of all the
republics, empires and kingdoms
of this little planet, but four pay
their "waj- Engltnd, the United
States, Belgium and Holland. The
rest have generally an annual de
ficit. Among the names of the nota
bles who it is said, will visit Ore
gon this summer, that of H. R. H.,
the Priqce of "Wales is mentioned
The Boston Post fears that the
fact that ex-secretary Robeson
retires to private life may make
private life rather disreputable.
On and after October 1st, 1SS3,
the postage on . letters which is
now three cents will be reduced
to two cents.
ON AND AFTER Al'JtlL IfeT, IS 83, TIIE
price of board al tlie Ocoldcnt Hotel
will be advanced flro dollars per month,
dlvr IIECLEU & WKIGIIT.
A. I. CLOrTKIi: ANNOUNCES TO TIIE
. citizen, of ..stern t!nt on tho 21th
Inst, lie will oi-t':' a
2IAUXESS A.M XA.3I!j3 SHOT
IIKLOW Till-. I'ARKKK HOUSE.
Where a full snpil ,wl!l be found Ite
piiinnjrcf all kind prunptly attended to.
Your Jatro;iag Solicited.
TlHEiND AND 3i:n FLOORS. 2ND Fl N
ished inroen.s: Sid all in oiir. 4SC0
feot. unflnuJietl. Al-o a pcc of ground I
piled ami fHppeu. atfctui r u er. mm:- ,
!nu on oincy street. 1a.ip s'Vmi to repon-
siblc iiartlcjj for ear. J.ifaMon inost desir- j
able torn Ke.staurant and Jxxlsdnj; House.
Fcrfurtlirr particulars iiiqnitv of j
ItAirril & MKYFItS.
Astoria, Oregon. DeceinlHr 2S. IHN2.
To All Whom It May Concern.
ON AND AFTER THIS DATE THE
LomrUiorcmen of Aston. In the event
of any vessel loading or dUch-irsiiic at any
point on the Columbia river troin Walker's
Island to the mouth of the Columbia river
bar shall not lu'lp to IokiI or 'iseli.in;e said
vessel or vessels unle-.s AsIoriH Longshore
men are emplovetl. B order of the presi
MilL. CAItUOI.L. Sec'ty.
Astoria. Oregon, Mar. artli, ISO, d Un
Noticc io Settle.
ejavixg soldmyavash house us-
.fl a mass on couronuy street, to uun u:on.
all parties owing me are notHlcd to pay mc
within two weeks !rom 3londnv. March I2th
1SS3. ' MY SINO.
Astoria, March, loth. 1SS3. 2wk
For Sale or Rent.
i! sold cheao for c-jish.
HOUSE AND LOT IX WILLIAMSPOKr.
xa. VHI he sold cheap for c-jish. vot par
tieulars inquire at Oregon Meat Market, of
ml Un GEOKOE GANZ.
CSQ fff TO LOAN IX SUMS to suit.
x-)tJJJJ on real estate
FOR GRAY'S HARBOR.
i he I. S. M Co.'s Steamer
GEN. MILES .
Will leave Astoria for Gras Harbor, on
Fritlaj. 3ZaroI ZlUl.
Plumbing and Gas Fitting.
Plumbers. Gas. and Steam Fitters.
Jolibinf; Promptly Attended to
A Tull Sup!j of
GAS FIXTCUES. COCKS, STEAM FIT
TINGS, ETC . ALWAYS OX HAND.
All Work Raanuiteetl. Charges Moderate.
Chenantns street. o;io-!!e Dement's Drus
Stoie. Astoi ia, irexou.
ASTORIA MARBLE WORKS.
r.VVIIIti:!i3IAX. -- Iroirletor.
Manufacturer o. Ameiiean aud Italian
marble monuments and head stones. Ceme
tery lots enclosed with eurWnjr. walls and
cojiiiii; or stone tost sand iron niilin?. J'nccs
aud designs funished to Kr-ons at a dis
tance. Mitisfaetion guaraulei-d. Slate can
seamers for cannery ne.
milE FOLLOWING KATES WILL
charged at the I'hmeer UeStaurant,
SJnsle meals, three bits, or three for one
'I he Tallin will he Mi)icd with the bast
the utarkeL nflords.
.1. G. ItOSS.
Astoria, Jlareh I3t!i. tSKi. iwk
PRIOR TO STOCK TAKING.
We offer SPECIAL INDUCEMENTS
in our line of
Dress Goods, Silks. Vol vets,
Cashmeres anil Arnmrcs.
Dolmans, Etc.. etc.
A FINE ASSORTMENT OF
FLANNEL COPrl PORTERS,
Stock Complete in Every Branch.
NEAT. CUBAI AND QUICK, BY
Main Street. opios!te N. Loeb's,
I. W. CASE,
LMPOUTKi: AND WHOLESALE AND RE
TAIL DEALEK IN
onier Cneaamus and Cass streets.
ASTORIA .... OREGON
Look Here ! !
MY BOOB LAHDLOBDS
Are going to improve
my uremics ami I
MUST HAVB ROOM
For such improvement
anil for spring stock.
EVERY VARIETY OF
Choice Fancy Goods, j
Books, Stationery Etc..
Of excellent quality .
at minced prices at
Bazaar and Fancy Emporium.
-j jas. uiacusici:!:
& Has oprned a
Temperance Billiard Parlor
Next to Geo. W. Hume's Store.
Fresh Eastern and Shoalwater Bay
Oysters in every Style
FINEST CICAltS AND TOKACCO,
Tea. Coffee, and Chocolate; Pie.s. Cakes
Sandwiches, etc., at the Counter.
Also in connection with the Parlor
A 'inc Shooting al!er.
FOAED & STOKES,
Rapidly increasing Business
Compels an Enlargement
of Our Premises.
A full Hue of choice
GROCERIES and PROVISIONS.
Sole Agents for the celebrated
FOTKERO COMPRESSED YEAST.
Tfnion India Eubher Co's
Pure Tata Oiim
r.nwAKK or imitations !
J ure the Boots :ire htnmitcd CliACK
VltOOF on the heels, and have the l'URE
Gl'31 SPIIIXGS on the loot and instep.
umenprcrenc uieir cracKinc or iireaKin?.
We are now inakini; them with lWllllEll
AND ASBESTOSSoes which v.SH make
tiiem last more than twice as louj; as anv
Btitihi-r hoots made.
FOJtSALE BY ALL DEALERS.
ALL KINDS UUBP.F.i: BLLT1NO. l'ACK-
BOOTS AND SHOES. Etc.
COODYEAR RUBBER CO.
1L II. TEASE. Jr. I AKCiif!.
S. M. KUNYON. j" San ErancNco.
ASTORIA SAIL LOFT.
A. M. JOHNSON & CO.. PROPR'S.
HAVING CONSIDERABLY INCREASED
onr facilities lonnectlng thedemand of
Increase in boats this vcar v,-p would re
spectfully call the attention or
And all others needing sails, to this fact.
Prices Same as Last Year,
WORK STILL BETTER.
Drilling and Best Quality of Rope
Our Work has Given
Satisfaction for Eight Years,
And shall be made to do so while we are in
Drugs and Chemicals
Prescriptions carefully comounded
Day or Night.
Liver. Kidney, and Skin Diseases.,
Fains in the Back and Loins,
Pimples and Blotches on the Skin,
Or C tused by Vti!n v, or Es s ,
Can Only be Cured by the Use of
Largest Sale and IViost Satisfaction
j Of any Medicine i.n the Coat.
Sold !y all Driiggkts ju 1 Medieiue Dealer.
EKSNgment of an entire
. MISS HELENA R1CHMAN.
The Oorinan Nightingale.
MISS SUSIE LEE,
S.;jk ami Dance Artist.
ftsISS MINNIE WILLIAMS.
MISS KITTY FRANKLIN,
mi. GEO. 11EXDERS0X.
Together with a new
Under the management of
Ti:OF. CHARLES KICKAEDS.
AH the Old Favorites Retained.
Open all the Year 1'erformance Every
Night Entire Change of Prosnunine
Every Night, Comprising
SOKCS, DAHCSS AfJD ACTS.
Wc give the Best
In the West.
The theatre is crowded nightly, and all
hoIiaewititeMHM the entertainment pro
nounce it to Ik eiuial to any aHeii elsewhere.
Sir. llitl as a c.iferer for tin pubiie's
amusement can imi be excelled. Anybody
wishing to jK'nrt a ite:is:ii!t eveniii and
see siKirkiing vjt and Imisity without vu!
pirity, .should i if,m-. i- the opportunity and
The compHiiy coai;;ri---s the following) well
known ArtUts :
.Miss Fannik Walton.
Ii-s Mamir OoOliIlICII.
Jli:. Walthu Takks.
Mil Ciias. Kaickoivs.
Mil Vm. Mouton.
AH of which will appear nightly In their dif,
Open air concert every evening ; perform
ance commencing at S; entrance to theatre
on Benton street ; private boxes on Chena
Nrnv Stay in Rapid Succr-ssioii !
TO TilADE WITH ME !
SeasifteBaiery & ConfeoUoiiery,
Because my Goods are the Best,
and Always Fresh.
Cakes Candles etc, furnished for Weddine
parties, on short notice, and guarantcid to
give perfect satisfaction.
Cake ornamenting a specialty.
Opposite CiJ. l'. fSuirte's.
WM CLEAMCE SALE!
to make room for more
Earte ai SMg Clailerj
A. VAK DUSEH & CO.
Will sell at cost their entire stock or
HATS AND CAPS
BOOTS AND SHOES.
These goods must be disKscd of as Ave are
oon to receive another large lot of
Hardware and Ship Chandlery
And mast liave room to store it.
Hartae anil Slip CnaniUery.
A. VAH DUSEH & CO..
Hardware and Ship Chandlery,
Pure Oil, Bright Varnish,
Binnacle Oil, Cotton Canvas,
Hemp Sail Twine,
Cotton Sail Twine,
Wrought Iron Spikes,
Galvanized Cut Nails.
I'aints and Oils, Groceries, etc.
ALL TARTIES KXOWLXG TIIEM
selves Indebted to the late M.W. Gal
Hck will please pay the amount to S. Schlus
sel at the lilte House Store, who Is author
ized to receipt for the same.
Astoria, Oregon, February 23th, 1S33,
MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, I SATURDAYS,
At & o'eloek P M mi 7 o'otoBk P M.
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
S. a BOLDEST,
CITY BOOK-IT ORE.
Tho Best Store in the City to get your Money's Worth.
Atlinn:s, Antorapli and Pliotoraph all Sizes and Prices.
Rooks from a Dime Novel to YVebser's Unabridged ; Gents Jewelry and Cutlery ; Writing
Desks of all size-? ; Mark Train's Scrap Books ; Bibles, Prayer Books and Hymnals,
Also the Key to Heaven.
Opera an Marine Oiase-; Draughting Instruments from 40 cents to 30.00 a set
And every thing j on could want in our line. Examine our goods and prices before goin
el&ew here. B. F. STEVENS & Co., City Book Store.
TEB. apply to the Captain, or to
kf - ': 5-! - -' - - -5g
THE NEW MODEL
A FDI. STOCK ALWAYS ON HAND.
3S2- DEL- 3BLA.W jb5S,
Two doors e:ist of Occident Hotel,
(SITCESSOK TO JACK
PLUMBING, GAS FITTING, AND CANNERY WORK
Attended to Promptly on Reasonable Terms.
CJIi:aA3ICS 8TRKET, Xext to C. Ji. Parker's Store.
FTTRNITTJRE SS BEDDING
AND DEALEK IN
Carpets, Oil Cloth, Wall Paper, Mirrors,
Window Shades, Lace Curtains, Picture Frames and Mouldings
WINDOW CORNICES AND CERTAIN POLES
Complete in every branch.
DEALER IX Ei
FTJKNITURE S BEDDING
Corner .lluiii and Squcmoqna Streets. Astoria. Orecon.
WINDOW SHADES AND TRIMMINGS; WALL PAPER ETC.
A Complete Stuck.
PRICES AS CHEAP AS QUALITY WILL AFFORD.
AM. KINDS OF FURNITURE REPAIRED AND TARNISHED.
f ben P. Parker, Master.
-i For TOWING, FREIGHT or CHAR-
ir. B. PARKER.
KAXGE CAN BE BAD IN AS
TORIA ONLY OF
E, E. BAWM8,
CALL AND EXASHNE IT, YOU
WILT. BE FJEASED.
E. K. IIAWES Is also agent for the
M patent CooMi StOY6
And other first-class stoves.
Furnace "Work. Steam Tit
tings, etc.. a specialty
ASTOrkIA, OKEGO .
INS & MONTGOJIERY.)
Tin, Sheet Jron and Copper Ware.
A General Assortment of
Magee Stoves and Kanges
The Best In the market.
Piumbing goods of all kinds on hand. Job
work done- In a workmanlike manner.