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THURSDAY...- APRIL 5, 1883
Jubileo singers to-
The Miles leaves for Gray's harbor
J. G. Ross gives notice concern
ing the price of board.
The Oregon is due this morning
with 128 cabin passengers on board.
Bozorth & Johns are in the real
estate business anl advertise the fact.
9, gives notice of
The Shubrick went to Tillamook
yesterday to put down buoys in the
bay, and returned.
A post of G. A:
lodce of K. of P., are araon
probabilities in the matter of Astoria
Tho coal bunker on the O. R. &
N. Co.'s dock is finished; the NValla
Walla which came down yesterday
afternoon will dischargo 300 tons of
coal to-day and then proceed out.
Tho steamer Idaho came down
yesterday loaded to the guards. Sho
put off a little, took on some lumber
at Kinney's dock for tho Cape Fox
canning company, southern Alaska,
and started north.
It is rumored that the Chehalis
Videttc has suspended. Wo sincerely
hope not. It is a first rate newspaper
and is doing good work for the locality
where it is printed. Stick to it boys;
success eventually awaits you.
In the police court yesterday,
one party who had been drunk,
was fined $2 ; another for
being disorderly fined $20; another
for resisting Judge Winton at the time
of his arrest was fined 10; a fourth
for committal of an indecent act was
C. A. Reed, of Pacific county is
in the city. He says the report con
cerning sruall pox in that county is
incorrect. It was feared last week
that it had broken out on the
Willipa, but happily tho statomen;
There is a resident here wIioeb wife
has presented him with nine boys aud
he wants to know if the government
doesn't give a medal for such prais
worthy action. He says that in his
country a woman that has nine sons
gets a medal from tho government.
Sho certainly deserves it.
L. A. Loomis, president of the
Shoalwater Bay Transportation com
pany is in the city. He has been up
through tho Chehalis country and
says that times are lively over there
and that land is in demand. Wo are
glad to to hoar that our neighbors to
the north are sharing in tho common
The A. B. Field, Messrs. Leinen
weber & Brown's new steamer, started
yesterday morning on her initial trip
to Tillamook. Sho crossed out at
nine o'clock with a full freight and
passenger list. This is the beginning
of another line of coastwise steamers
that will bring Astoria the trade of a
valuable country, and thus be of
mutual benefit to all.
Cruise of the Corwin.
The rovenue cutter Coricin, Capt.
ficaly commander, is now in San
iFrancisco fitting up ior a long voyage
to the frozen north. It is the inten
tion to start about May 1st, and steer
for the northeast Siberian coast, where
the Indians who assisted the crew of
the Rogers are to bo rewarded by
sundry presents. From thero the
vessel proceeds to Attoo, in the east
ern hemisphere, the farthest east or
west of tho American possessions, and
any stray whaler in need of relief or
sealing vessel driven off by stress
of weather, will be succored. The
trip will last fivo months.
Oregon Short Line.
According to the Salt Lake Tribune
of March 15th the Oregon Short Line
is shipping great numbers of men and
teams to the front, to work on the
grade, haul ties, lay track, etc. The
company aro in earnest about com
pleting the road this season to the
Oregon line, and forming a connec
tion with tho Oregon Navigation and
Railway company's line, thus giving
them a through route to tho Pacific
Materials for the road are fully pro
vided for, we understand, and much
of the grade west of Shoshone has
been completed. Graders are stationed
along the line tor a distance ot over
100 miles, over part of which work
progressed all last winter. The com
pany expect to put through trains on
the road from Granger west within the
next two or three weeks. At present
the Montana and Idaho travel passes
through Ogden instead of diverting
from the Union Pacific at Granger, as
will be the case when the road is once
fully open to passengsr travel.
reds, low down, at Carl
by the hun
dreds, low down, at Carl Adler'
eial reduction to cannerymen
ine Carl Adler's lull stock of books and
stationery. Every thing you need you
avill find there at lowest prices.
Items Local and Otherwise.
One of the most important elements
of success among tho many necessary
ingredients that go to make up a well
regulated print shop, is a local re
porter; a personago whose business it
is to present in truthful English an
unbiased, impartial account of every
day transactions in the city. His
methods of getting news are very
plain and devoid of all mystery. They
aro in accordance with the good old
way that has descended to us from
time immemorial, and consist simply
of looking around, "taking notice,"
asking questions and listening to the
answers. This matter of uews is
purely a relative one. To some it is
news that a hod carrier tumbled down
and broke his pipe in New York,
yesterday, or that a bank cashier was
caught playing faro in Chicago; to
others it is news to know what is
going on nearer home; the simple
sending of a lot of truck over a tele
graph wire and making a paper a sort
of waste basket for everything however
trival to be dumped into it, doesn't
make news of tho contents. It simply
brings the gentle or ferocious roader
into a breakfast contact with all man
ner of horrors aud lends unhealthy
condiment to his morning meal. The
events of hu own immediate neigh
borhood, what was done in town, and
what is going to be done, the actions
and transactions ot those whom ho
daily meets, these constitute that of
which the local reporter doth dis
course, and happy is it for him if ho
possesses discretion to keep from vio
lating privste life or wounding pro
priety by sacrificing that sanctity of
personality which every one holds
dear. Some people seem to think
that the fact of seeing a statement in
a newspaper is sufficient evidence that
it is so; "it must bo so, for I saw it in
the paper." Others .take the very op
posite ground, and think that tho
fact of seeing a statement in a public
journal furnishes prima facie grounds
for disbelief. The truth, the golden
mean, lies between. It is to the di
rect interest of a newspaper to tell the
truth, simply as a matter of business
policy if through no higher motive;
and any one who supposes that every
little yarn aud rumor is caught up
and put in type is several de
grees from the facts. Every
statement made in a newspaper, if
avowedly given as news, is in ninety
nine cases out of a hundred, carefully
verified and confirmed beforo publica
tion. From the. time the news first
comes to the ear of the local editor it
undergoes h greater crucial test before
being "written up" than any it can
possibly bo given by the mo3t critical
reader. Let him be told that such a
man caught so many salmon, the night
before, tho first thing is (though to
many it would seem trivial) to see the
man himself; if this is not practicable
to get the story told him by some one
else and see how the two agree.
Should a third confirm tho tale with
out previous understanding, it is
strong presumption, that the state
ment will be written up from that.
Wo have personally known of cases
where the reporter inlervied seven
different individuals relative to an oc
currence and got seven versions of
tho affair and each one wa3 sure that
he was right. All this is, of course
trouble, but it pays tho careful colla
tor of news in as much as his state
ments if conscientiously written are
rarely contradicted. Of course there
are those who find fault and say "it
isn't so; I know different,'" but that is
their prerogative. They'd grumble if it
rained or blow, ur was hot, or was
cold, or neither, or both. Tho point
wo wish to make is that it is manifest
ly to tho interest of the reporter to
get a thing right, to have a correct
version of whatever it is ho is trying
to tell and it might sometimes be just
as well for those who live in large
cities to give him credit for a certain
amount of good intent in that regard.
It is surprising how one may be mis
taken, and yet bo positivo that ho is
Three years ago wo were
walking down the main street of a
pleasant California town with two
other men, all being newspaper repor
ters, when tho sound of fire-arms was
heard, and on turning the corner we
found a man prostrate and saw his as
sailant skipping nimbly toward refuge.
One of us said he heard only one shot,
a moment before, another knew posi
tively that he had heard two, while
the other was as certain as a man
could bo that he heard three. Hero
were three persons supposedly of av
erage intelligence, who had they been
placed on the witness stand would
have sworn each contrary to what tho
others did, and about something that
they were almost eye witnesses of. It
illustrates what may bo styled "tho
personal equation," and exemplifies
that everyone oven a critic is liable
once (or maybe twice) in his life to bo
".VOW WELL AM STKOSi."
Dr. R, V. Pxeuce, Bufialo. N. Y.:
Dear Sir I wish to stato that my
daughter, aged 18, wa pronounced
incurable and was fast failing as the
doctors thought, with consumption. I
obtained a half dozen bottles of your
"Golden Medical Discovery" for her
and she commenced improving at once,
and Is now well and strong.
Ycry truly yours,
Ret. ISAAC N. AGGUSTIN.
Tiscovery",.8old by druggists.
RE Alt ESTATE TRANSACTIONS
March 22, 1883 to April 3,
A. T. and A. Brakke to M. C. Nel
son, lot 3, blk. 20, Adair's Astoria;
1,800. Recorded March 22, 1883.
P. H. Fox to L Bergman and E
Schlussel, lots 1 and 2, blk. 13G, 01
ney's Astoria; $150. Recorded March
B. Bjorling to M. C. Nelson, Ni
N W S WJ N WJ N El N W and
N WJ of S WJ, Sec G, T 6, N R 9
W; $1,500. Recorded March 24,
J. W. and EL Cables to D. M.
Sutherland and G. H. George, lot 8
blk. 101, McClures Astoria; $50. Re
corded March 24, 1883.
J. Johnson to J. Boberg, lot 12,
blk. 4 Shiveley's Astoria. L Record
ed March 27, 1883.
H. A. and E. H. Snow, to Josio M.
Robb, lots 1, 2, 7 and 8, blk. 113,
McClures Astoria; 550. Recorded
March 27, 1883.
Nancy Welch to E. R. Burton, lots
4, 7, 8 and 9, blk. 37, Shiveley's As
toria; 500. Recorded March 28,
M. J. A. and N. C. Koefoul, to A.
W. Berry, 125 feet S end, lot 6, blk.
132, Shiveley'a Astoria; 1. Recorded
March 23, 1883.
F. M. Sweet to A. Peterson, 80
acres, Sec 36, T 8, R 7, W; 325. Re
corded March 29, 1883.
T. P. Powers to Pioneer and Hi3-
tarical Society, lots' 5 and 6, blk. 351,
Adair's Astoria; 1. Recorded
March 31, 1883.
C. Baltes to Thomes & Knowles,
lot 4, blk. 11, McClure's Astoria; $4,
384. Recorded March ;31, 1883'
G. W. and A. E. Hume to Clatsop
Milling Co., blks 117 and 13C, Shive
ly's Astoria; lots 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8,
blk 02; lots 1, 3, 4, 5, G and 8, blk
GG, McClure's Astoria; $32,500. Re
corded March 31, 1883.
J. O. and A. M. Bozorth to Thomes
& Knowles, lota 1, 2, 7 and 8, blk 103
Adair's Astoria; $1,200. Recorded
March 31, 1883.
S. D. and S. A. Shattuck to A. P.
Ankeny, Sec 17, T 8 N, R6 W; $120.
Recorded April 2, 1883.
J. and E. Williamson to Bertha
Barth, blks 1,10 and 11, and lots 2
and 7 of blk 21, town of Williams
port; 700. Recorded April 2, 1883.
T. S. and A. B. Jewett, and S. B.
Kimball to R, Carruthers, M. Moroy
andD. McTavish, lot 1, blk G4, Mc
clure's Astoria; $1,800. Recorded
April 2, 1883.
H. aud E. Brown to C. H. Page,
lots 1, 4 and 12, blk G4, McClure's
Astoria; 313.03. Recorded April 2,
T. S. aud A. B. Jewett to B. S.
Kimball, lota 5 and 6, blk 99, Mc
Clure's Astoria; $250. Recorded
April 2, 1883.
W. J. and J. Looinb to Wm. Teray,
1G0 acres, Sec 33, T 6 N, R 10 W;
$600. Reco rded April 3, 1883.
J. B. Osborn to Bertha Banh,
portion blk 20, town of Williamsport;
150. Recorded April 3, 1833.
Mrs C A McGuire, Skipanon; W W
Mooro, Mrs P M Moore, South Bend;
J Hebert, Montana; L A Loomis, Il
waco; G W Forner, Witerska; C W
Burrage, Portland; J G Megler &
wife, Brookfield; G Taylor, Jr. Mrs E
J Smith, E R Woodard, Portland;
E R Swain, SF;F3I Warren, Port
land; W W Ward, Ilwaco; B McKen
zie & wifo Portland; C Goddard,
Knappton; 31 Isaacs, City; J Kcnnon,
J R Keboker. C Henry. H W
Bloodworth, Ollie Clark, G VanLsn-
gee, A Wohlars, H A Spayt, Port
land; F Jordan, Deep River; C A
Reed, Oysterville; A Nicholson, Port
land; J Edgar, Oak Point; N A Meek
ea, St Helens; C Stewart. City; J .N
Stacey, Youngs River; T F Neil, City;
C A Hawkins, Ilwaco; N Lamly,
Portland; J Pickernell, P Andrews, 1
N Lane, City; L Raymond, C Ray
mond, Ainsworth; J Thompson City;
R Hasband, Portland; O Watson,
List of Letters
Remaining uncalled for in tho Post
offico at Astoria, Oregon, April 5th,
Anderson, C. A. Hoknos, Erling
Bruce, Charles Hoffman, Emma
Bezench, D. Laughead. C.
Baker, F.E. Kilsson, Nils Peter
Bailey, Ed. Bearicks, Sarah
Barnwell. Thos. F. Keyburn, Wm. IL
Castelli, John Chas. Stangeland, It. F.
Cullins, John Scrhara, 11. F.
Carposisto, Nicolo Tarkelsen, Lars
Day, Mrs. Mary Talo, Auji Jacob
Davis, Jennie Whiteaker, John
Persons calling for these lettera
must give the date they are advertised.
W. Chaxcb, P. M.
Dinner at JEFF'S Variety Chop
House every dayat 5 o'clock. The best
25 cent meal in town; seven kinds of
meats, vegetables, pie, pudding, etc A
glass of S. F.TJeer, French Claret, tea or
coffee included. All who have tried
him say Jeff is the -BOSS."
IVew Rich Blood.
The use of Oregon Blood Purifier.
Bearer todge Xo. 35, I. O. O. F.
Witl elet representatives to the Grand
Ijodge Thursday evening April 5th.
A full attendance is desirable. By
Franlc Falres Oyster and Chop
Those wishing a nice plate of Eastern or
Shoalwater bay oj'sters cooked in any
style, or an early breakfast before going
aboard the boat, should call and see
him. Fresh Eastern and Shoalwater
bay os'sters received by every steamer.
Call at the Occident Store and In
spect Mcintosh's stock of spring suit
The Millinery Season
SHERIFF O 3NTEILS
Immense Redactions in Every
Dress G-oods, Fancy Goods, Domestics,
Cloaks and Dolmans, Gents' and
Boys' Clothing and Fur-
NEW GOODS ON OUR TWENTY-FIVE GENT TABLES.
As a tribute to the Spring Opening we are requested by Sheriff
O'Neil to present every purohaser with a
of the Latest Designs by Celebrated Artists.
Children coming with their parents will also be presented with a
handsome CELULOID RING
Sheriff Q'NeiPs Bankrupt Store,
ISAACS & STTMMEEFIELD.
Corner Concoraly and Main Streets, - ASTORIA, OREGON
Nitron Oxide Gas.
Painless extraction of teeth at Ur.
LaForce's dental rooms over 1. W.
For the Ladies.
Mrs. Warren has received the first in
voice of LUl's Dresses and Dolmans.
Ladies will please call and examine
Orders taken for dresses subject to
approval. Samples to be examined, etc.
Furnished Kooms to Kent
At Mrs. Denny Cnrran's. On Cass
street near Congregational church.
The sale of Syrup of Figs is simply
immense. Everyone is takingit, and all
admit that it is the best medicine ever
used. Children crv for it on account of
its pleasant taste, and grown up people
who have used it once never lake any
thing else. Unlike other remedies for
biliousness and constipation it never
loses its power to act, and it always
leaves the organs on which it acts
stronger than before. Besides one feels
fresh and bright and realizes that it is
Nature's own true laxative. W. K. De
ment & Co., are agents for Astoria.
Hodge Davis & Co., Wholesale Agents.
Now Jeff of the Variety Chop House
starts with a new scale of prices. One
kind of meat, fish or eggs with side
dishes, bread, butter, hot cakes, pie, tea,
coffee, fcc, 25 cents. Anything extra
will be charged for. Board by the week
S5 in advance. II. L. Jkffky,
When your wife's health is bad and
your baby keeps you awake, go and buy
one of those handbome willow-body
carriages for a mere song, at Carl .Ad
ler's. All the patent medicines advertised
in this paper, together with the choicest
perfumery, and toilet articles, etcean
be bought at the lowest prices, at J. W.
Conn's drug store, opposite Occident
".1617," the enterprising proprietor
of the Variety Chop House, is doing a
rushing business. Ire has just complet
ed the best ice house north of San Fran
cisco, and intends selling ice and ice
cream as soon as his apparatus arrives
ilore universally recommended than
any proprietary medicine made. A
sure and reliable tonic. Brown's Iron
Before yon are got sick and bj an in
valid, use OREGON BLOOD PURI
Averill's mixed paints, the best in
use, for sale at J. W. Conn,s drug store,
opposite Occident Hotel.
Have Wistar's balsam of wild cherry
always at hand. It cures couglis, colds,
bronchitis, whooping cough, croup, in
fluenza, consumption, anil all throat and
mug complaints. 50 cents and:3l a bot
tle. Brace up the whole system with King
of the Blood. See Advertisement.
For the genuine J. II. Cutter old
Bourbon, ana the best ot wines, liquors
and San Francisco beer, call at the Gem
opposite the bell tower, and see Camp-
There are bright buds of April aud blos
soms of May,
.But they're not half so sweet as tho
breath of the maid
That with SOZODONT brushes her
teeth every day
Till like pearls through her beautiful
lips thev're dispiaved.
OSOZODO.NT! what an enchantment
That gives teeth like the sun, and gives
lips red as wine.
P. J. Goodman, on Chenamus street
has iiibt received the latest and most
fashionable style of gents and ladies
boots, shoes, etc Agent in Astoria for
the famous Morrow shoes.
Cold boiled ham, brown bread and
Boston baked beans at "Jeff's' Variety
Chop House every night, near Stephans
Theatre sign of the red and green
light. Open all night.
Furnished rooms to rent at Mrs. P.
J.Goodman's, comer Coneomloy and
Physicians' prescriptions carefully
compounded day or night at J. w.
Conn's drug store, opposite Occident
Two splendid front rooms, suitable
for gentlemen only, or for office use.
Apply to Alex. Campbell at Gem Saloon
Shiloh's Catarrh Kemedv a posi
tivo cure for Catarrh. Diotheria and
Canker Mouth. Sold by w.E. DememV
A Nasal Injector tree with each
bottle of Shiloh's Catarrh. Remedy.
Price 50 cent Sold by W, E. Dement.
Following is a resume of sailing
dates for ocean steamers for April and
May, steamers leaving Astoria and
San Francisco every threo days:
FltOai ASTOUIA FHOMSAFKANCISCO
Aprtll at 10 a.m. April
Columbia. Tuesday 31 Oregon Tuesday 3
Queen Friday 6
Oregon Monday 9
State Friday G
Columbia Monday 9
Queen Thursday 12
State Thursday 12
Oreson Saturday 21
Oregon Sunday 15
State "Wednesday 18
Columbia Saturday 21
State Tuesday 24
Queen luesuay 24
Oregon Fndaj 27
State Monday 30
Queen Monday 30
State Sunday c
Queen Sunday 0
State Saturday 12
Queen Friday 18
Oregon Monday 21
State .Thursday 24
Queen Saturday 12
Oregon Tuesday 15
state .iTitiay 18
Queen-.. Thursday 24
State. Wednesday 30
Most Complete Stock In Astoria
Novelties of all Kinds
Fruit Itotli Foreign anil Domestic
Wines and Liquors
Of Superior Brand.
FOSTER'S CORNER, O R &Ji DOCK
FOAED & STOKES,
HARNESS AT SAH FRANGISCO
A Full Line of House
AT THE O. R. &. X. DOCK.
A J. CLOUTIUE ANNOUNCES TO THE
. citizens of Astoria that on the 24th
Inst., he will open a
UA1CXKSS ASD SADDLE SIIOF
UELOW THK PAUKEU HOUSE,
Where a full supply ivrill be found. Im
pairing of all kinds promptly attended to.
Yonr Patron aso Solicited.
and Fancy Sewing,
Suits made in the "beat Style
Guaranteed to Pit
Mrs. T. S. Jewett.
KOOMS OVER MRS. E. S. WARREN'3.1
T HAVE THlrf DAY SOLD TO II. C.
JL Thompson one half interest in the Astoria
jiarKet. anu me Business win iiereaiter Da
conducted under the Arm name of "Warren &
Thompson. In thanking the public for their
liberal patrouago In the past I would ask for
the new firm a continuation of the same.
dlwk. D. K, WARREN.
New Torb WTovelty Stos?e?
"WITH THE LATEST NOVELTIES;
BHIC-A-HRAC. CLOCKS, JEWELRY, SILVER AND TLATED WARE, OIL PAINTINGS
And a thousand other things too numerous to mention.
NEW YORK NOVELTY STORE, Cor. Chenamus, and Main Streets,
O. H. COOPER, GENERAL MERCHANDISE.
J. JL MA
Spring and, Summer
Opening of New Goods
Mr. C. H. Cooper takes pleasure in
informing the public that his importations
of Spring and Summer G-oods are now
complete, and the general
WILL TAKE PLACE ON
Thursday, April 5th.
All are invited, and we will deem it
a pleasure to show goods without any im
portunity to purchase.
T H Ei I -X u?
Dry Goods Clothing House
DRESS UP !
Z BV& 2TOCT OPENED
THE LARGEST STOK OF SPRING
EVER BROUGHT TO THE CITY.
Comprising the Finest
Scotch. Tweeds, Etc.
SUITS MADE TO ORDEH AT
REASONABLE PRICES, I
FIT AND WORKMANSHIP GUARANTEED. I
I- -5L- MoIMTOSS, 1
TAILOR, CLOTHIER, HATTER and GENTS FURNISHER. I
Important ! !
Rend Gnvefally 1 1 1
Hereafter all our
Pure Coffees will be
put up under our own
Unless bought of
N. B. All goods bearing our
label are guaranteed to be strictly
Pure and of Best quality, and
are sold by no other House.
To All Whom It May Concern.
0 AND AFTER THIS DATE THE
Longshoremen ot Astoria, in the event
of any vessel loading or discharging at any
nolnt on the Columbia river from Walkers
island to the mouth of the Columbia river
bar shall not help to load or discharge said
vessel or vessels unless Astoria Longshore
men are employed. By order of the presi
dent. P. HUGE,
PHIL. CARROLL, Sec'ty.
Astoria, Oregon, Mar. 20th. 18S3, d lm
J. maid. Good wages given. Apply at
A. . Allen,
(BCCCESSOR. TO PAGE & ALLEN.)
Wholesale and retail dealer in
Glass and Piated Ware,
TROPICAL 'AND DOMESTIC
FRUITS AND VEGETABLES.
I. W. CASE,
IMPORTER AND WHOLESALE AND KB
TAIL DEALER IN
Corner Chenamus and Cass streets.
ASTORIA, - - - OREGON