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FRIDAY MAY 18. 1S83
Regular business meeting of the
Y. M. C. A. this erenin".
The Columbia arrived in yester
day. The Staie sails to-day.
The Shuhrlck is coaled and ready
for a trip as far south as Cape Arago.
E. C. Holden's auction sale will
take place at 10:30 to-morrow morn
ing. The Fritz, Argyleshire, Birker,
Elizabeth and Lord Kinnaird have ar
The L 0. G. T. will net over $100
as the result of their late dramatic
The corner stone of the first Odd
Fellow's Home on this coast was laid
at Fairview yesterday.
The funeral of the late J. H.
Winkler took place from Grace church
at half-past two yesterday afternoon.
An alarm of fire on the corner of
Main and Benton streets last ovening
called out the department. No dam-
Feara are entertained in regard
to the safety of the C. S. Bulbert,
which sailed from New York on the 2d
of last November.
The Miles goes to the Cape this
morning with tin for the Aberdeen
Packing Co. She goes to Gray's
Harbor next Tuesday.
In last Wednesday's session of the
jjrand lodge, 1. O. O. F., it was de
cided that the next session of that
body be held in this city.
There will be a convention of the
Women's Christian Temperance Un
ion of the state hold in Portland June
19 and 20, for the purpose of organ
izing a state body.
J. G. Charters has received the
sad news that his father, J. Z. Char
ters, died on the let inst. , at his home
in Bradford, Pennsylvania, on the
GSth anniversary of his birth.
Since the sawmills are obliged to
pay for saw-logs cut on government
lands by third parties, the question
now arises are unearned railroad lands
to be considered as government
"How to live on seventy-five
cents a week" is the latest work on
domestic economy, but jts author
ought to know better than to send a
newspaper office a circular announc
ing its value. It is unnecessary.
Yesterday morning Aaron Church
who has been working at Marsh's log
ging camp was brought down to St.
Mary's hospital by Ned Black. Whilo
at work Mr. Church cut his left foot
badly, severing two toes and lay
ing bare the tendon. The wound
was bound up and last evening he was
Jos. Hayes appeared before Jus
tice For yesterday afternoon upon in
formation filed charging him with
murder. C. W. Fulton appeared for
the defense; F. J. Taylor for the
state. The prisoner was held without
bail to await the action of the grand
"Mr. Henry F. Knapp, C. E.,"
who has in two letters to the Orego
nian effectually disposed of the Co
lumbia river bar, now sighs for other
worlds to conquer, and offers 75 to
be expended in the purchase of a gold
medal to be given "to any person who
will clear up the mystery about the
origin of the solar system and the
method of its maintenance." Hank
is an enterprising cuss.
At the 1883 session of the grand
lodge I. O. 0. F?, of this state which
adjourned sine die last evening, it was
decided that the term of office should
remain one year as heretofore. L W.
Case, E. L. Bristow, and J. J.
Murphy were appointed trustees. It
was decided that a'meeting to attend a
funeral of a member was not a special
meeting of the lodge, and that no
record should be made of it unless so
ordered by the by-laws.
At 10 o'clock yesterday morning
the Mississippi or more properly
speaking, what is left of her slid off
the sand beach where she had been
towed by the Golidh, into much deep
er water. Her stern now lies in at
least ten fathoms, and at high tide at
least seven-tenths of the entire wreck
is submerged. It is probable she will
Iib there nntil sho is blown up, as
nothing short of an earthquake couid
start her again. Seattle Chronicle
To our many friends who have as
sisted us by their presence, sympathy
and kind offices in paying the last trib
ute of affection to our beloved brother
wc return our heartfelt thanks.
Dn. xsn Mns. .Jay Tuttle.
An AXo. 1 Piauo to rent at Carl Ad
der's. Just received, ex steamer Gen. Miles,
303 bales good Tillamook Daj Apply
to J.U.D. Gray.
Two nice sunny rooms for rent in A
M. Johnson's building. Inquire at the
store of A. M. Jonssox & Co.
Delicious Ice Cream at Frank Fa
bre's. Go to the O. K. Lodging House
oraer Wwt-9th and Water streets.
A Pish Story.
Dr. Charles C. Abbott, in a recent
number of Science, tells the following
story of some pike ho had gone in
search of minnows, but were cut off
by a gill net. "The first pike was
caught in the meshes of the net.
Straightway the others stopped as
suddenly as they had started, and
recognizing their fellow in trouble,
took in the situation at once. Each
pike evidently realized the true con
dition of affairs, and reasoned thus:
That pike tried to go through this ob
stacle in the water and is in trouble;
it is necessary for me to avoid it by
some means. There was five of these
fish that paused close to the net, and
each acted, I believe, as it thought
best. One of them came to the sur
face, and, cfter a moment's pause,
turned upon one side and leaped over
the cork-line. Seeing the success of
this effort on the part of one, a second
did the same. A third came to the
shore near where I stood, and, dis
covering a narrow space between
the brail and the net, passed very
slowly through, as thoagh feeling its
wa The others were either more
timid or less cunning. They turned
to go up Btream, but being met by
my companiou, who was making a
great noise by whipping tho water,
they rushed again towards the net,
but checked their course when their
noses touched the fatal net. Prompt
action was necessary. They had not
confidence in their leaping-powers;
and both, ns though struck with the
same thought at the same moment,
sank suddenly to the bottom of the
stream, and burrowed icto tho sand
and beneath the load-line, which was
in full view. In a moment they re
appeared on tho other side of the net
and were gono."
One Kind of "Journalism."
Tho following conies by way of San
Franci8co:j' 'About threo weeks ago an
article appeared in the Polaris, charg
ing C. H. Morris, chief engineer of the
Oregon and California railroad, and
some contractors, with crooked con
duct in expenditures on tho new con
struction work. An investigation
shows that there was no foundation
whatever for tho article. The pub
lishers say they were paid $500 to
print tho article and would not give
;he author's name unless paid a simi
lar sum. Morris said ho would rather
throw the money into the river, but
will spend twice that to discover tho
real author. The publishers will be
arrested and brought before the grand
Jury on a charge of criminal libel and
will doubtless bo forced to disclose the
guilty one. It is strongly suspected
that a rich floseburg merchant, who
could not do things as he pleased
along the line of construction, is the
author of the slander. The right-of-way
agent, Sol Abrahams, and others
have been discharged from the rail
road company, presumably on account
of their connection with the libel."
At Kalama a shrewd Englishman
has a pet seal, which he always places
in a box near tho wharf so that pas
sengers from Tacoma may seo it, ap
parently suffering from close confin
inent, and longing for its homo in the
water. Yesterday a party of six good
natured commercial travelers, taking
pity on the animal,bought it for $2.50,
and when the boat started for Port
land, threw it overboard, repaid for
their outlay in the approval of their
consciences. They had '.'.ought liber
ty for a dumb creature at tho rate of
42 cents per capita. But before the
boat had reached tho middle of the
river the seal had swam back to tho
dock, and was lying peacefully in tho
bosom of his master. When that
sextette of drummers were informed
by the captain that tho Englishman
practiced the little racket every day,
that the seal was a pet, and that re
ceipts averaged $4 a day, they asked
the captain to tako his boat back to
Kalama so they oould throw the man
D. Loewenstein, S F; F R M Du
bosh, Providence, RI; A Greehn, S
F; F M Warren, M Hunton, Portland;
J F Water, Harrisbur; S Hall, Man
hattan; R Chocort, Ilwaco; D P
Thompson, Bear Creek; T Graves,
City; A M Simpson, S F; D G Ross,
Knappa; J D Karr, City; F Franklin,
P D Bagley, S F; J W Crow, Knappa;
U B Scott, C B Siloy, Fleetwood, M
Adesto, S F.
J H Wallace & lady, Phoenix, A T;
J L Middlebrook, Mrs M M Scbas
tine. S F; E B Wood, A Heath,
South Bend W T; P Condit, Skipa
non; A Anderson, J E Mayo, Port
land; J Brisco, Ilwaco; J HCarnahan,
Springfield; A M Brooke, H Lowell,
Skamokawa; F E Dodge, Yaquina
Bay; H D Newberry, Knappa.
Fine Boots and Shoes
Of the best make and guaranteed quali
ty at P. J. Goodman's. X othing sold
but what can be recommended as being
a good article. Ladies' and children's
shoes a specialty. Xew goods constant
Three desirable rooms over my book
store. Apply to Carl Adler.
The finest selection of Jewelry ever
seen in Astoria is now on exhibition at
Gustav Hansen's. If you contemplate
a purchase you will find styles and
prices to suit you at the Leading Jewel
ry House of Astoria.
What's a Grocer?
"Uncle Jack," in the American
Grocer, gives the following amusing
and interesting answer to the abovo
"1 have heard numerous questions
asked by all kinds of people, in and
out of business, in reference to the
above. What is ho ' How did he
come to have this name given to him?
or where did he get it from? and a,
kost of others. These questions were
usually addressed to a member of the
trade, and he, as usual, failed to give
any satisfactory answer. "Is it pos
sible that you are a grooer, and not
able to tell me how you came to have
such a name?" said a bright-eyed
young lady, of some seventeen sum
mers, in my hearing. "Well" she
continued after a brief pause, "'tis
really funny." The member of the
trade to whom this rather puzzling
question was addressed considered
himself n model grocer; yet, will all
his knowledge of Oolong, Java, Rio,
etc., he was unable to give tho re
quired information. Of course he
tried to define a grocer, but. the
further he went with his explanation,
the more perplexed and mixed he be
came, until the young and beautiful
tantalizer laughed outright, and, with
a blush of pity on her fair ch'eek,
turned on her heel and whispered
slewly: "I'll call again in about a
week, by which time you may be able
to tell me why th y call you a grocer."
The young man smiled, and grace
fully bowed the young beauty out,
being only too pleased with tho idea
that he had a week to hunt up the
reason why he wa3 called a grocer.
I have no desire to see any of my
readers in the plight I have described,
and therefore I will briefly tell you all
I know about it. The word grocer is
derived from the old French word
grossier, which word was originally
derived from Latin, meaning one th.it
sells only by tho great, or utters his
commodities wholesale. In olden
times a grocer was known by the
name of Spicer. Two kinds existed
even at this ago, those who sold
wholesale were called grosser or en
grossers, and the retail dealer, who is
now a grocer, was then called a
regrator. Thus it will be seen that
none of these auswer the question
thoroughly, for a grosser would just as
well apply to a dry goods merchant,
or a dealer in any kinds of wares
The terra grocer appears to be of
modern origin, and has been intro
duced with tho object of describing a
dealer in tea and sugar. This really
was the reason why tho modem word
grocer came to bo applied to the trade.
Of course, since its first introduction,
the trade has extended from tea and
sugar to an almost endless variety -of
food products. Tho modern grecer,
therefore.bears no greater resemblance
to the old original id;a than the elec
tric light does to the old-fashioned
"dip." This, my boys is all I kndw,
and it may be of interest to some of
ray new constituents."
Following is a resume of sailing
dates for ocean steamers for May,
steamers leaving Astoria and San
Francisco every three days:
rilOSI ASTOUIA FROM SAX FBAXCISCO
.May at 10 a. m. May
State .Friday 18 Queen- Friday 18
Columbia-Monday 21 Oregon Monday 21
Queen....Thursday 24 State .Thursday 24
Oregon.Sunday 27 ColumbiaSunday 27
Stato.. Wednesday 30iQueenJVednosd3v 30
Dr. R. V. Pierce, Buffalo, X Y.:
Dear Sir My wife had suffered with
"female weaknesses" for nearly three
years. At times she could hardly
move, she had such dragging pains.
We often saw j'our "Favorite Pre
scription" advertised, but supposed
like most patent medicines it did not
amount to anything, but at last con
cluded to try a bottle which she did.
It made her sick at first, but it began
to show its effect in a marked improve
ment, and two bottles cured her.
Yours, etc, A. J. HUYCK,
Deposit, N. Y.
Important Xotice to Fishermen
MEFF," of the CHOP HOUSE, will
give you the BEST 25-ccnt meal in town
for cash. Board by the week So, in ad
vance. Meals at any hour, day or night
Frault Fabre's Oyster and Chop
Those wishing a nice plate of Eastern or
Shoahvater bay oysters cooked in any
style, or an early breakfast before going
aboard the boat, should call and see
him. Fresh Eastern and Shoalwater
bay oysters received by every steamer.
Xitrous Oxide Gas.
Painless extraction of teeth at Dr.
LaForce's dental rooms oyor 1. W.
New Rich Blood.
The use of Oregon Blood Purifier.
TTIi en Ladles arc Attractive.
All ladies know their faces are
most attractive when free from pim
ples. Parker's Ginger Tonic is popu
lar among them because it banishes
impurities from blood and skin and
makes the face glow w.th health.
An attractive, youthful appearance
secured by using Parkers Hair Bal
sam to all who are getting gray.
Have Wistar's balsam of wild rhnrrv
always at hand. It cures coughs, colds,
uuiHcimis, wnooping cougn, croup, in
fluenza, consumption, and all throat and
lung complaints. 50 cents andJSl a bot
tle. Averlil's mixed paints, the best in
use, for sale at J. "W. Conn.s drug store,
opposite Occident Hotel.
The finest pan roast in the city.
W here, oh wheje ? At Frank Fabres.
Where so fast my friend? Why to
Frank Fabre's for a pan roast
A complete Revolution has been inaugurated in the Prices of
Gooods since the advent of
Sheriff O'XTeiTs Bankrupt Store.
"We sell goods at their Real Yalue. We charge no fancy prices
such as the people of Astoria have hal imposad upon them befora our
Although we have
Demoralized, tlio 3&Eozro2a.t23.-t8 ,
We feel confident that we have
BENEFITTED THE GENERAL PUBLIC.
Wo have practical proof in that respoct by our reoeipts which were
a hundred per cent.
Better than Our Utmost Expectations.
New Shapes and Styles in MILLINERY
Bargains in DRESS GOODS, FANCY GOODS,
Domestics, Gents' and Boys' Clothing, and Furnishing Goods,
Cloaks, Dresses, and Dolmans, at
Sheriff O'NelPs Bmkrnpt Store,
ISAACS & SUMMERFIELD.
Corner Concomly and Main Streets,
FOARD & STOKES,
ANCHORS. ROPE AND
HARNESS AT SAN FRANCISCO
A Full Line of House
AT TILE O. II. &. X. DOCK.
. ASTORIA SAIL LOFT.
A. M. JOHNSON & CO., PROPR'S.
HAVING CONSIDERABLY INCKEASKD
our facilities ferineeiini: the demand of
increase in boats this year we would re
spectfully call the attention of
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 aro in
The new Steamer
BABBAGE. .... Master.
Will sail for
Saturday, May 26th, at 6 A. M.
FOR SAILING DATES AND PARTICU
lars apply to J. G. HUSTLER. .Mam
street Wharf. Astoria : ALLEN & LEWIS.
Portland ; J. L. STORY, Tillamook.
Most Complete Stock in Astoria
Novelties of all Kinds
Fruit Both Forelsm and DoraeHtie
Wines and Liquors
Of Superior Brand.
FOSTER'S CORNER, OIl&S DOCK
THE LATEST STYLES
B. B. FRANKLIN'S,
NEXT DOOR TO ASTORIAN OFFICE.
A very large Stock from which to select.
"Window curtains made to order.
r"My patent Trimmer to cut Wall Taper
win. lic iuuuu vuuYcuicni 10 my patrons.
EMPLOYMENT FOR ALL
TWENTY DOLLARS per Day.
The Original Italian Oil Painting.
Pr J. Q. MURPHEY,
OF SALEM, IS NOW IN THIS CUT,
and has a suite of rooms over Carl Ad
ler"s Bookstore, Yhee he will Rive lessons In
the art, guaranteeing perfection, at $2. 00
for full instructions, or in clubs of 3, 4, or 5
at one dollar each.
No Money Required In Advance.
Satisfaction guaranteed. Call at iur rooms
and see samples. Room No. r.
Hauxg twin 8 a. ir. w 7 p. m,
Boot and Shoe Store,
FINEST AND LARGEST STOCK OF
Boots AND Slioes
Ever brought to Astoria, will bo opened to
the Public in Brown's New Building,
Next to City Book Store, on
Come and see Latest Styles.
I. J. ARVOLD.
Notice of Co-partnership.
TnE UNDERSIGNED IIAVETIIIS DAY
entered into a partnership under the
firm name and stjle of Jordan fiTBozorth for
the transaction of a general crockery and
glassware business In Astoria, Oregon, and
resiectfiilly .solicit this patronage of the pub
lie. F. T. JORDAN.
We beg leavo to announce that wo will,
on or about Juno 3th next, open a complete
Croctey ani Glassware -
And all goods portaining to that linn at their
Cor. Ctaamns I Genevieve Sts.
I'arties contemplating purchasing any
thing in that Hue will consult their owu in
terest by wa'ting till our goods arrive
"Wo paj cash for our goods and and will be
able to sell as cheap as any house In Oregon
rortlanrt not oxceptcd.
JORDAN & BOZORTH.
pwLft'KSr a R P
Has removed one block below, from their former location on Main street,
next door to N. Loeb's Clothing Store, where we keep
Latest Novelties of all Descriptions,
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, LATEST PAPERS, and PERIODICALS
BABY IB Tf C3r 3r T. JEJ &
"Which we will SELL AT COST, as we have no room to store them.
Come and See TJs.
"We treat our Customers all alike, and will not misrepresent our Goods.
NEW YORK NOVELTY STORE, Main Street, Astoria, Or.
0. H. COOPER, GENERAL MERCHANDISE.
The Leading Dry Goods
Clothing Sous of Astoria,
I have just received a large consignment of Lace Curtains, and
Curtain Materials, in the newest designs, and would invite an inspec
tion from intending purchasers, confident that for rarity and Low Prices
NO SUCH VALUE HAS EVER BEEN OFFERED IN ASTORIA.
Silks and Dress Goods,
"We are showing on our Centre Counters a collection of the most
elaborate and richest Goods ever shown in this City,
AT REMARKABLE LOW PRICES.
All Silk Rhadames, Drap D'Almas
All Silk Foulards, Wool Surrahs,
All Silk Ottomans, Satin Soleils,
."We are now showing the Largest and most Elegant Line of La
dies' Cloaks and "Wraps ever brought to this City.
Trimmed with Lace, Fringe, and Gimp.
Black Silk Dolmans,
Lined and Trimmed with Guipure Lace and Gimp.
Fine Brocaded Satin Dolmans,
Handsomely Trimmed with Chenille Fringe.
Walking Jackets, Mantles, Ulsters and Dusters.
All Sizes and Colors.
CLOTHING AND GENTS FURNISHING GOODS DEPARTMENT
We are showing, without doubt, the largest, and most complete
stock of Mens', Youths', and Boys' Clothing ever brought to Astoria
AT EXTREMELY LOW PRICES.
Largest Stools, Finest Goods.
Lowest Prices In Astoria,
G H. COOPER,
KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS BUILDING, ASTORIA.
IQ-txgri -n ess SxaJLts,
Xalslxt Surmner Sxxits.
Stylos to Suit All. Quality to Suit All. Trices to Suit All. A full Stock of
A complete lino of GESTS' FUKXISIIIXG GOODS . Fine Summer Under
wear. Hosiery. French Tercale Shirts. Scarfs, Ties, Silk, and Linen Handkerchiefs,
Etc., etc. Trunks and Satchels.
TAILOR, CLOTHIER, HATTER
TO TRADE WITH ME !
SeasiileJMerj & Confectionery.
Because my Goods are the Best,
and Always Fresh.
Cakes Candles etc., furnished for Wedding
parties, on short notice, and guaranteed to
gi?e perfect satisfaction.
Cake ornamenting a specialty.
Opposite H. W. Home's.
L. K. G. SMITH,
Importer and wholesale dealer iu
Cigars and Tobaccos, Smokers' Articles,
Plajiag Cards, Cutlery, Sta
The largest and finest stock of MEER
SCHAUMand AMBER GOODS in the city.
Particular attention paid to orders from
Chcnamus Street, Astoria. Oregon.
LEAD BUT NEVEE FOLLOW !
New Patterns !
and GENTS FURNISHER.
I. W. CASE,
IMPORTER AND WHOLESALE AND RB
TAIL DEALER IN
orner cnenamus and Cass streets.
ASTORIA .... OREGON
; LEATHERS BROS.
Over Arndt & Ferchen's Shop.
Call and examine the work we are doing
and see the wood we aro using, before mak
ing a trade elsewhere.
FIRST-CLASS WORK A SPECIALTY.
ASTORIA MARBLE WORKS.
DAVID K.KL3I A - - Proprietor,
Manufacturer ot American and Italian
marble monuments and head stones. Ceme
tery lots enclosed with curbing, walls and
coping or stone posts and Iron railing. Prices
and designs furnished to persons at a dis
tance, satisfaction guaranteed. Slate can
seamers for cannery use.