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FKIDAY APRIL 27. 1SS3
The Astoria Railroad.
Henry Villard since coming
to the northwest this last time has
talked to the principal communi
ties; to Portland, to Astoria
through its chamber of commerce,
and to the Sound. He has told
his plans, and given his ideas with
a degree of fairness. He is enti
tled to credit in this respect thathe
has so far done all that he prom
ised. "We do not recall a single
unfulfilled promise. Of course it
is impossible for a man in his posi
tion to positively predicate or defi
nitelv set dates: he cannot special
ize: in all he says he must keep
in mind the fact that other com
munities are jealous of any faror
or attention he might be disposed
to show, and that his interests pre
clude any thing beyond a dollars
and cents view of matters. In
telling our Astoria chamber of
commerce for instance, that if the
road would pay he would build it,
and if it didn't he wouldn't, he
told Astorians nothing they didn't
know already. But it was news
that he had the money ready to
build the road between here and
Forest Grove, and that if his com
pany concluded not to build the
road he would not stand in the
way of the forfeiture of the grant.
That last clause doesn't amount to
much anyhow. But that is a mat
ter that doesn't call for present
discussion. It is about as certain
as a thing can be that the en-
gineering party which is now on
the Nehalem will report favorably.
Yc do not see how they can do
otherwise. The country is a mag
nificent one, the timber unsur
passed in quality or quality on
this northwest coast, the grade an
easy one, and the probabilities in
the way of traffic such as would
justify the expenditure entailed
by the building of sixty miles of
railway. It is our opinion that
the road will be built. Its effect
upon our city and surrounding
country is something that needs
no comment. Astoria is now in
as prosperous condition as any
community in the Union. Her
position is assured, the building of
the railroad will bring additional
population into the county; there
will be a shifting and settling to
the new order of things; prices
will be changed in some lines of
trade, competition will be a little
keener in others, and in general
the fact of being the terminus of a
lino will be a help to our city. As to
real estate we are of those who be
lieve property is about as high now
as is good for the place. While
the price of real estate is always
an index to the prosperity of a
place yet, it is not always to the
common interest of a community
to have " it reach prices not war
ranted by present size nor imme
diate probabilities. Property is
too high in Portland, Villard's
Wednesday speech will tend to
make it still higher. While this
is well enough for individuals, yet
in a wider sense it does not add
to the material prosperity of the
On the whole Astoria is to be
congratulated on the outlook, and
now if our salmon fisheries were
on a basis of more apparent per
. manence we know of nothing
wanting to make it the city that it
should be always excepting the
improvement of the bar, a subject
that must be kept prominent and
continually agitated in season and
out of season, till congress does its
duty, and the commerce of the
Columbia flows unvexed to the
The Boston Herald saj's that
the politicians who imagine that
the tariff question can be dodged
or postponed until after the next
presidential election are reckoning
without their hests. The people
can get along for the neit term
with a Republican or a Democrat
in the white house, but they can't
get along without tax reduction,
and they don't intend to try.
The Oil City Derrick dislikes
the new word, "dude," and thinks
the older fortn, "squirt," more ap
propriate. Another paper thinks
"fool" about covers the case, while
& third thinks the good old biblical
term, "ass," is better.
A signal station is to be estab
lished on the summit of Mount
Whitney, Cal., the highest point
in U. S. territory.
A Washington correspondent
says: "The guard of soldiers
which is maintained at Garfield's
grave has been made the subject
of newspaper comment and criti
cism, and brings to mind the fact
that there is a mystery surround
ing the tamb of Abraham Lincoln.
Years ago grave-robbers attempted
to steal the body, but Elmer
Washburne, who was then chief of
the secret service, so stationed his
men that the ghouls were caught
in the very act. There is no guard
utcr jumuuiusgravc, yuu ma on, i
t: i -. l:
the secretary of "war, said recently
that it is so thoroughly protected
that be is absolutely certain that
the remains of his distinguished
father could never be stolen. The
attempt to steal the body brought
about the present means of protec
tion, "which, are known to but three
persons. With thorn rests the
secret, but it is said that in a short
time it will be imparted to Colonel
Rockwell, who was one of G.u
fieldsmost intimate friends, for
use at the latterls final resting
Does the increasing transfer of
iron from the interior to the sur
face of the earth, asks JCnowledge,
exercise any sensible meteorologi
cal influence? Is it in any marked
way influential on electric cur
rents, and thence does it affect
magnetic storms? This is a ques
tion, whicli needs a little thought
to answer safely. The develop
ment of railways and the almost
universal substitution of iron for
wood wherever it is practicable to
use that metal, must surely exer
cise a decided influence of its own."
Every year more and more of the
iron formerly buried deep in the
earth is spread upon its surface,
and it is reasonable to asume that,
electrically at least, some effect is
The land league is in session in
Philadelphia. It is composed of
freft Americans of Irish descent
from all parts of the Union, is de
scribed by Boyle O'Reilly as be
ing the parliament of a people
uithout a country, and it is the
largest gathering of that organiza
tion ever held on this side of the
The Boston Commercial says:
"The theory that the rainfall or
water-power of the United States
has.been affected in any way by
the destruction of forests is devoid
of foundation in fact. We have
investigated the matter carefully,
and there is no truth in it."
Bismarck wants to buy 10,000,
000 acres of land in Mexico,
whereon to found a German colo
ny, which would retain allegiance
to the mother country. An airing
of the "Monroe doctrine" is now
Florida is the latest state to
clamor for a division of territory,
California, Tennesse and Michigan
have long demanded segregation.
Thk newest idea in the news
paper Hue is the establishment of
an organ in "Washington "to advo
cate compulsory education."
SATURDAY, 10. A.M.
1 Will Sell at Mj Auction Rooms,
Two dozen Bar-room Chairs,
Seven Uar-room Tables,
One 8-day Clock.
One Larce Mirror,
A lot of liar Decanters, Tumblers and
Seven Fine Pictures.
Also balance of Bankrupt Stock of
Men's and Boy's Cloilnng, .Ladies'
Cloaks, etc., etc.
E. C. HOLDEN,
BETWEEN POINT ELLIS AND SCAR
borougb hill, ou the morning ol the 26th
about 200 fathoms net. Corks branded W.
Owner can have the same by annlnnji to
Otto Johansen, White Star Packing Co.,
proving property and paying charges, It
TO GRAY'S HARBOR.
THE STEAMER GEN. MILES. OF THE
LS.N.Co.,will sail lor
Oa TUESDAY, May 8th.
J. H. D.GRAY,
AS A REPORT HAS BEEN CIRCULATED
among the fishermen on the Columbia
river, that the undersigned has appropriated
and used several hundred fathoms new web
with lines, and floats, together wlUi other
eflects, the property of others ; as this re
port circulated through deviltry and jeal
ous by evil-minded men, and endangers my
life in the pursuit of my legitimate business,
I hereby announce that a liberal reward will
be given to anyone who can reveal, and
with legal evidence prove the originator of
said report, that he may receive due'punish
ment for defamation of character.
Astoria, April 2Uh, 18S3. lwk
County Treasurer's Notice.
THESE IS MONEY IN THE COUNTY
Treasury to pay all County Orders pre
sented prior to August 31. 1SS2. All such or
ders will cease to draw interest after this
date. CHAS. HEILBORN,
April 20, IS8e. Twas. Clatsop Co,
IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE BOARD
of Pilot Commissioners for the Columbia
and Willamette nversw 111 hold their semi
annual meeting at Astoria on the 1st ol May.
dlwk J. A. BROWN. President.
A MEETING OF TOE TAXPAYERS OF
School District No.l. Clatsop county.
Oregon, is hereby called for Monday. April
30, 1SS3. at 7 :30 1. s:.. at the school house on
Main street for the purjose of c yinjj a tax
for the maintenance of the public schools In
said district, and to defray the expense of
erecting a new school imftdinc, if thought
necessary. also to consider other matters in
connection with said proposed building, and
such other business as maj come before the
By order of the Bn.ntri.
.1. ). DOZOKTH.
LJEALED PROPOSALS WILL BE KE
O celved until noon of the flrst Monday in
May nest, tor Iron work on tne Clatsop
Gountv Jail : bids to he received at the office
of the'County Clerk, where plans and speci
fications mav be seen.
Bvorderof the County Court.
R. R. SPEDDEN, Clerk.
ASTORIA, April 13, 15S5. dtd
Furnished Rooms to Let.
MRS. GEO. HILLEP.'S, NEXT TO
ton Hotel. tt
mUE ASTORIA GAS LIGHT Co.. OX OR
X about May 1st, ISS3. will fumMi Gas to
consumers at the following rates : Up to 5 M
feet per month, at the rate of S12 per 1M
cubic feet. From 5 M to 10 M feet per month
at the rate of $1.25 perl M feet, less 10 per
cent, reoate. uver to ii teet per monin, anu
to all manufacturers who use vsm for heat
ing or mechanical purpose., at the rate of
si.Zjpen.M.ieet, lessiw per cent, reoate,
All bills will be payable monthly unless spe
cial contracts arc made.
C. n. PAGE.
Astoria, Oiegon,, April 14th, 1883. 1 f
I HAVE THE AGENC Y. OF THE BEATTY
Organs and Pianos, and will sell the same
very low for cash, or on time w ith the proper
security, rersons desiring to purcliase an
orcan for either church or family use ill
find it greatly to their interest to call at my
residence and ascertain prices. Five enrs
guarantee given If desired.
C. II. RAIN.
EMPLOYMENT FOR ALL
TWENTY DOLLARS per Day.
The Original Italian Oil Painting.
Prof. J. 0. WURPHEY,
OF SALEM, IS NOW IK THIS CITY,
and has a .suite of rooms over Carl Ad
ler's Bookstore, wlipre he will give lessons In
the .art, guaranteeing perfection, at S2. 00
for full instructions, or In cluh s of 5, A, or ."i,
atone dollar each.
No Money Required in Advance.
Satisfaction guaranteed. Call at my rooms
andsee samples. Room'No. 7.
Hours from 8 a. jr. to 7 v. x.
Hardware anil Ship Clanilery:
A. VAN DUSEN & 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.
Paints and Oil, Groceries, etc.
BEST SELECTED STOCK
Books and Stationery,
Yankee Notions, Toys, etc.
3 EL Gr jSL 3S S,
Waiches. Clocks, Jawelry,
Baby Carriages, Velocipedes
and Fancy Goods of
Defy Competition, at
Remember that on account of enlargement
of my premises, I have reduced the price of
everything to make room.
Leinenweber & Co.,
C. LRINRXWERRR. II. BltOWN.
TAMERS MR CRRRRffiS,
Manufacturers and Importers ot
A I.I, KINDS OF
'Wholesale Dealers In
OIL AND TALLOW.
aarnighest cash price paid for Iltdes and
in m m
I ' :V l!
A.STOR1A, - - - OREGON
FROil 9 O'CLOCK A. M. UNTIL 3
J. F. Koughtox-
Chas. U. STon.Y.......
Gr.o. L. SroR.....
. ..tie Wary
Capital paid up in U. S. goM
coin .. .............. .... av
I. V. CAS!'. Agent."
Cheuamus street. Astoria. Oregon.
LIVERPOOL AND LOvrQN AND
NOKTII BRITISH AND .MERCAN
TILE OF LONDON AND
OLD CONNECTICUT OF HAKT-j
FORD, AND '
COMMERCIAL OF CALIFORNIA j
FIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES I
Representing a capital of SC7.000.O00.
A. VAX nusr.N. A iwnt
PRIOR TO STOCK TAKING.
We offer SPECIAL INDUCEMENTS
in our line of
Dress Goods, Silks. Velvets.
Cashmeres and Arnmves.
Dolmans, Etc.. etc.
A FINE ASSORTMENT OF
Stock Complete in Every Branch.
GigarSj Tobacco and Cigarettes
Meerschaum and Brier Pipes,
GENOME ENGLISH CUTLERY
Revolvers and Cartridges.
The Oregon Improvement Co.
Are now prepared to sell
For Domestic or Steam Use
NEW COAL BUNKERS,
Situated on the O. R. & N. Co.'s Dock", at
Prices, delivered on trucks or vessels, as fol fel fol
eows: Seattle, clean coal for Domestic use
per ton of 22to lbs S7.23
Seattle, averauo coal, for steam use
pertonot22!01bs C 3
Seattle, screenings, for steam use, per
ton of 2210 lbs -1.J2."
All orders sent to E. A. Noyes, Asont, will
be promptly filled. Terms strictly cash on
delivery at Bunker. It. HUSBAND.
Im Coal Agent.
ONE PRICE SHOE STORE.
P. J. GOODMAN
Wishes to announce that he luu
JUST RECEIVED FROM THE EAST
A fine stock of well selected, latest styles
BOOTS AND SHOES,
moderate prices. tf
F0AED & STOKES,
ANCHOES. HOPS AND
HARNESS AT SAN FRANCISCO
A Full Line of House
AT THE O. E. &. N. DOCK.
i5 IM. Ml Jo '
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STATURE'S REMEDY. I
Liver, Kidney, and Skin Diseases..!
Pains in the Back and Loins,
Pimples and B'otches on the Skin,
i -"-.or Kv
1 Can Only be Cured by the Use of
"Largest Sale and fclost Satisfaction
Of uu .i.-J.' a i . t: et -.i- .
boM b all I):u2- and 'red...n Dcler-i.
$!. p Kultie H. f.ir 8.".00.
Engagement of an entire
KISS HELENA RICHMAN.
Tlsr German Nightingale.
KISS SUSIE LEE,
MISS SVilKNiE WiLLiAMS.
MISS KiTTY FRANKLIN,
3IR. GEO. IIEXDERSOX,
Together with a ihw
I mler the manageniMU of
1T.OK. CHAKLES l.'ICKAKOS.
All the Old Favorites Retained.
Open all th Year-Perfornjaiice Kvery
right- F.mire Ciianee of l'rtgramaie
Er) Mght, CemprWnj:
SONCS. DAftCES AHD ACTS.
We give the Best
In the West.
Tlie theatre Is erowded nightly, and nil
v1m have witnessed Ue entertainment pro
nouiwe it to Ik equal to any elven elsewhere.
lr. Hill a a caterer fur the public'.-
xmiitetueut raw m; $. .-xreiled. Anvbodv
J wishing r qiend a pleasant evening anil
sea KiarMi mi ami penny wuntMit vui
parity. -Ihjoh1 hr.jre the r.;portnnity nml
The company eooiprfcs the Mlnwinj; well
known Artists :
Miss Ksxik Waltox. !
Mr. Wawkb r.KK. i
JTit. Ocas. Uakkows. '
Mr. V.'x. moktov
AII of whteh will appear nihlly in their (IK. j
Open air caneert nwry cvenm ; jrfonn
ancc cniamenc4n at S ; entrance to theatre
on Benton street ; nrivatu hoxos on Cheoa
mus.streot. New Stars in Rnuicl SncccsiIoa !
Tlnion - India B-ubber Co's
KEWAKIk OF InTATIOXS !
lie sure the Boots arc stamped CRACK
PllOOF on the heels, and have the PURE
GUM SPRIXGS on the foe: and Instep,
which prevent their crackinp or hreakin?.
We are now making them with RUBBER
AND ASBESTOS Soles whleh will make
them last more than twice as long as any
KnblK-r boots made.
FOR SALE BY ALL DEALERS.
ALL KINDS KUBREK BELTING. PACK
ING, HOSK. SPRINGS. CLOTHING,
BOOTS AND SHOES. lite.
COODYEAR RUBBER CO.
i:. II. PKASE. .lr. i ARcnts.
S.M.KUNYON. I Man Kranctao.
&RANR CLEARANCE SALE!
t. nnke rni for mpre
Mwe and Slip Clanilery
A. VAN DUSEN & GO.
Will sell at cot their entire ttx-k of
HATS AND GAPSI
BOOTS AHD SK9ES.I
These Roods must he disposed of as we are j
soon io receive anotner large lot ot
Hardware and Ship Chandlery
And must have mom to store it.
Drugs and Chemicals
rrescriptions carefully compounded
Day or Night. t
BEFORE -AND- AFTER
WHO ore ralfcrinij from NniTCCS DE3IL
rrr. lsr Vitviitt. I.ca: or Xekvt:
1'OCCE A5D VlOOE, WjJBTlSa'W'Z 1SCTSSS, awl
nil thoso diseases of a lTnso::.!. xtcbe re
Milting from abuses anil Oxara Cacss.
Speedy relief and complete restoration of
IICU.TIX, Vigor and Maxtiod G E-cenxr.
The grandest dlaofcryot the NJnetcontk
Century. Send at oaco tor Illustrated ini
VOLTAIC BELT CO.. MARSHALL, MICH.
dfrer . -
4 J. E. THOMAS,
A o 1
Qir -RJua iLA 3a-HgaKS!c
jh.m .m, ,'Li.Ju.ii'utu-
CT 3fis !
CITY BOOl'ST O E E.
I 'The 3est Store in the City to
Alburn. Antosrnirii ami Photograph, all Sizes anil Prices.
Knots frww Dim' "Novel to "Welwr' Unabridged . Gents Jewelry and Cutlery ; Writing
le.ks of all size : Mark Twain- Serap Book" ; Bibles, Prayer Books and ITyinuaU,
Also the Ivey to Heaven.
Opera an Marine Glasses ; Draughting instruments from 10 cents to $30.00 a set
nd e-wrv thing yon ctmld want in oitriin. Examine our goods and prices before goln
elavn h-r . K. F. STEVENS & Co., City Book Store.
TER appl to the Captain, or to
(sn'ccssei: to jarkins & Montgomery.)
PLUMBING, GAS RTTiNG, AND CANNERY WORK
Attended io Promptly on Reasonable Terms.
VilV.WSlVii HTRF.ET, Aext to C I.. Pni'lcer's Store.
. STOCK ALWAYS ON HAND.
Two deora cast of Occident Hotel. ASTORIA, OREGON.
. .,-- -. ;: . zr r --i.- . . ' - -f-TK.
FTJHNITTJIIE -55 BEDDING
AND DEVLEK I2S
Carpets, Oil Cloth, Wall Paper, Mirrors,
Window Shades, Lace Curtains, Picture Frames and Mouldings
W1NDOTV CORNICES AND CURTAIN POLES
Complete in every branch.
FUBNITURE 3 BEDDING.
C'ofjier lilnin and ririucnioqiia Streets. Astoria, Orcson.
WINDOW SHADES AHD TBIMMIHCS; WALL PAPER" ETC
A Complete Stocli.
PFiIGSS AS CHEAP AS QUALITY WILL AFFORD.
AI.I. KI?;iS 5r FUKSITUItE KEPAIKED AXI TABiSISHED.
Scarf Pins, Chains, Watches, J
Of every description.
Tlic llnest stock of Jewelry in Astoiia.
i3T" AH gootls v.arranteilasrepresented
6USTAV HANSEN, JEWELER.
Is most respectfully solicited for tltc
Aiti Chinese (sleai) isiiilrj,
Conimcnciug MONDAY, April 9, 13.
This Laundry win be nm without anna!
help if it never makes a cent. ,
N. B. On account ot all the machinery
not lieiup finished, we will not be able to
take family work before the first of May. "I
urn m wm
OUR SPLENDID STOCK
IteircsL Styles in Fuwii tu re?
ED. D. CURTIS & CO.
M. W. Oallfck's Old Stand.)
Have S4)rae elegant designs in the above jnent of coods in our line. Jpbblnc prompt
mentioned goods which they will be pleased , 1" attended to. Lstlmates giTen.
; they will be pleased
to show the public.
Everythlnz naw and tastaful,
H7&CT oods !
act your Money's Yorth.
Eben P. Parker, Master.
For TOWING, FREIGHT orCHAR
II. B. PARSER.
Tin, Sheet Iron and Copper Vare.
A General Assortment of
KrpaSfnxrPS JlTlfl RflTlorpa
i.av, w" - O
The Best iu the market.
1'iumbing goods of all kinds on hand. Job
work done In a workmanlike manner.
RANGE CAN BE HAD IN AS
TORLV ONLY OF
CALL AND EXAMINE IT, YOU
WELL BE TLEASED.
E. R. 1IAWES is also agent for the
Ml pleat Cooiinff Stoye
And other flrst-class stOTes.
Furnaco "Work. Steam Fit
tings, etc., a specialty.
J. H. D. GRAY,
Wholesale and retail dealer in.
AIjJL KIjTBS of feed,
' Hay, Gats, Straw, Wood, Etc.
1 General storage and Wharfage on reason
i able terms. 1 oot of Benton street. Astoria
I LOOK HERE !
I Wc respectfully inform the public that we
will always keep on hand the best quality of
. Fresh and Cur ed Meats
Choice Family Groceries,
Fresh Fruits, Vegetables, Crockery and
Ships, Hotels and Boarding Houses sup
Plied oil liberal terms.
A share of the public patronage Is respect-
I dtf , "WARREN & THOMPSON.
Piumbing-and Gas Fitting.
PIumfaers? 6as and steam Fitters.
Jolibing Promptly Attended to-
A Full Supply of
j C5AS FIXTURES, COCKS, STEAM FIT
; TINGS, ETC., ALWAYS ON HAND.
j All Work Guaranteed. Charges Moderate.
Chenamus street, opposite Dement's Drus
t Store, Astoria, Oregon.
RUDDOCK & LEVAKE,
as and Steam Fitters.
! Have constantly on hand a cenreral assort-
N. B. Wo guarantee our wort.
Shop nearly oppo3it . R. 4t N. Go's doefc.