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ISSUED EVERY MORNING.
J. F. HAL.L.ORAN &; COMPANY,
rUBLISIIEIlS AND VKOrKIETOUS,
ASTORIA.?. BUILDING, - - CASS STKEI2T
TeraiH of Subscription.
Served by Carrier, per week l3cts.
Sent by Mail, per month . GOcts.
" r " one year. . .S7.00
Free or postage to subscribers.
""Advertisements inserted by the vear at
ttxe rate ol $2 per square per mouth. Tran
sient advertising flltv ceuts per square, each
Around the Cit3.
No paper to-morrow. Turkey.
'"Jeff's' restaurant reopens to-day.
The Slate sailed yesterday: tup Oregon
ia due to-morrow.
Service in the Episcopal church at
eleven o'clock thifl a. m.
; A. M. Johnson is agent for the Thing
valla line of steamships.
The work of driving piles for the Clat
sop Mill Company's new mill began yes
terday. vlIost of the stores and business places
will bo closed to-day, particularly in the
"There will be an auction sale at E. C.
Holden's auction rooms at eleven o'clock
next Saturday morning.
Major John L Rogers, of the First Ar
tillery, late at Baltimore, Md., is expected
by the 1st to take command at Fort Canby.
' All maskers will remember that they
must identify themselves to the commit
tee before they can participate in the car
nival. .Major MacMurray, commandant at
Fort Canby, came down yesterday after
noon to eat his Thanksgiving turkey at
The time of the arrival of the Portland
mail boot has greatly improved lately, an
improvement which is appreciated by
An Ilwaco subscriber tells of a mother
that gave birth to nine little ones last
week. She is said to be a lirst-rate
" The carnival this evening is an assured
success, over one hundred fancy and
character costumes have been engaged
and will be on the floor.
The British ship Morayshire, 11524,
Cooper, master, 127 days from Leith, ar
rived in yesterday; the Corsica crossed
out; the C. D. Bryant came down; the
Maid of Orleans arrived in.
Let every one purchase a ticket for the
masquerade carnival this evening
whether they attend or not. The pro
ceeds are for the benefit of our fire depart
ment, and the efforts of the boys should
i Probabilities relative to next June's
election are already being discussed.
Among other ideas is mentioned that of
placing John H. Mitchell in nomination
tor the position that M. C. George will
occupy next Monday.
-The managing committee of the
masked ball this evening, have spared
neither pains nor expense to procure the
best music and to have the seats for spec
tators arranged for comfort; in fact, ev
erything pertaining thereto in first-class
It is thought that there are about 100,
000 cases of salmon on the river. Since
the 1st of last April 504,200 cases have
gone across the bar; this includes foreign
and domestic shipments; somewhere in
the neighborhood of 28,000 cases went
ast via N. P. R. R.
The masked ball at the skating rink
this evening will doubtless be well
attended. Many who have been
unable to procure costumes will
Want to go as spectators. The
prizes will be warmly competed for.
Those who have not procured tickets can
get them this morning at Frank Parker's
The Clatsop Mill Company is about to
begin the building of a saw mill on the
site just east of John A. Devlin's can
nery. The piles are on the around, or
rather the water, and the work will be
gin next week. A new boiler the same
size ns that at Montgomery's Skamokwa
mill, will be nsed, together with the old
ones formerly in the George Hume mill.
1 Union Thanksoivino. A nnion thanks
giving service will be held in the Metho-
o'clock. Sermon by Rev. B. S. McLaf
ferty. A collection for the poor will be
taken. wm. ito debts.
Astoria, Nov. 29, 1833.
; A Fodu-Masteb. Preparations are go
ing on at North Bend for the immediate
construction of another new vessel there,
which it is thought will be a four-master,
schooner rigged. It will be the first four-
master vessel built on the coast. Her ca
pacity will be about 000,003 feet of lum
Maebieb. To Rev. M. D. Wilson was
yesterday evening delegated the pleasant
duty of uniting in the bonds of matri
mony Miss Jennie Crane,- second daugh
ter of Dr. and Mrs. F. L. Crane, and Mr.
H. G. Van Dusen, second son of A Van
Dusen, all of this city. Tho ceremony
was performed at the rcsidenco of the
bride a parents and was witnessed by a
few members of the family and intimate
friends. The bride is well known in so
ciety as an estimable voung lady, and th6
groom is to be congratulated on his suc
cess. The newly married couple begin
life's journey under the most favorable
auspices, and have the heartiest wishes
of a largo circle of friends.
Lighting Gas "With the Finqeb.
Lighting gas with the ringer is a feat any
body may perform. Let a person, in his
slippers, walk briskly over a woolen car
pet, scuffling his feet thereon, or stand
upon a chair, with its legs upon four
tumblers to insulate it, and there be
nibbed up and down on the body a few
times with a muff by a second individual,
nd ho will light his gas by simply plac
ing his finger to the tube. It is only nec
essary to take the precaution not to
touch anything or be touched by anybody
during the trial of the experiment. The
shock of electricity required by the pro
cess we have described is discharged by
contact with another object. One person
mast turn on tho gas while the other
Had Cleaned 'Em Out. They're tell
iag a story in the upper country on one
of tho old Linn county pioneers who
went East as one of the excursionists to
visit the scenes of his boyhood days-,
which he had not seen or heard from
since ho left, over 30 years ago. The
"old home" to be visited was in Pike
county, Missouri, and the pioneer hero is
an old unreconstructed Democrat. On
arriving at the station of his old home
the pioneer asked of some bystanders
wjao was the oldest inhabitant of the
town. Directions were given him where
he' could find a hardware dealer who had
been & resident of the village for many
,.r- wu : ci "i i ir
found Ins mnn and commenced as fol
J '3 f UUi (111 um
pieneer of Oregon, having shaken the
dust from this town about 30 years ago,
and have not heard from any relatives
emcothen. Do you know any people
rxytrc "Uu Yinrvia 10 . T 11
around here bv the name of ? Af tar
Uemtating awhile, as if ruminating in
the dark recesses of the almost forgotten
past, the hardware merchant looked un
rJiriU. slowly replied: "Yes, we Yankees
TtdMed the whole d n tribe during the
waV." The old pioneer bade a hasty
adieu, took the next train bound west
sod reached Oregon fully prepared to
stay there tne balance or bis days.
A TALK OF TWO CITIES.
rrorrm of the 'TlKllftnte" Trial In Port
land. "Lines down" has prevented us from
getting any word of tho trial, and the
following is collated from tho Portland
The case was called in the United States
District Court before Judge Deady, last j
Tuesday. About seventy spectators were
..resent" The jury consisted of B. F. M.
Linch, IL C. Ringo, A M. Shibbey, Seba
Norton. Vf. W. Culver, M. Cunningham,
Hugh Herron, A Andrews. J. D. Arthurs.
Geo. "VY. Houch. Cms Gibbon and J. B.
Harris. For Bovle the counsel were
Messrs. Johnson. Fanner. Bybee, and for
the defendant. Messis. Williams, Mal
lorv, Hill and Winton.
Boyle testified that in Astoria he was
working in a saloon. After the fire he
was notified to leave town, but failed to
go. He was arrested and lodged in joil,
where he was visited by the vigilantes.
They took him to their committee room,
handcuffed and blindfolded him, put a
stick gag in his mouth and marched him
up a hill. They gave him his choice of
leaving town or receiving twenty-flvo
lashes on his bareback. He refused to
go, and they advised him to write to his
Earents, and asked him the address of
is parents. They then ordered him to
halt, took off the 'handcuffs and warned
him that if he attempted to move they
would kill him. They then gave him
twenty-five lashes on tlie back.
On cross-examination he testified that
when he was in Socorro, New Mexico, a
party of vigilantes ordered liim out of
town, and he declined to go, when ho was
allowed to remain unmolested. He told
this circumstance to the Astoria vigi
lantes, but not to intimate that they
could not drive him out. While drunk
one night he accidentally discharged a
Sistol in "Russian Bob's' saloon. He
ad played poker and faro, and was about
gambling houses a good deal, but denied
trying to open a gambling-house about
Astoria. He was known as John Jones,
because when some strangers asked him
his name he thought it was none of their
business, and replied "Jones.' He had
never told anybody that he was a bad
man. He had a 'dispute, but no fight,
with "Russian Bob,' lxut a woman.
Witness could not po.-itively identity the
man who had handcuffed him. He left
Cannda in 1873; went back, and left
again in 1882 for Arizona, where he had
been before. On the second visit he re
mained about eight months. He got ac
quainted with a good many cow-boys
there; did not claim to be an expert shot,
and had never made that claim in Asto
ria; had been accustomed to carrying a
pistol; never had any trouble with the
Arizona cow-boys, in Astoria he had
worked for three days tending bar, but
during tho balance of his residence thero
was spending money he had brought
there; had never voted in this country;
he had a room in the Parker house in As
toria and slept there sometime at night;
he was in the saloons of "Swilltown," and
occasionally jriaj'ed cards there. On re
direct examination ho stated that he
knew a man in Astoria called "Arizona
Jack," but hethe witness) was not that
man. It was customnry tor saioon-keep-ers
to keep a six-shooter or some other
weaixm under the bar, and when he was
tending bar he kept one for use m case
anyone attempted to molest him.
In the afternoon Jo. buprenant testm-
ed that he was present at the citizens'
committee meeting when Boyle was ex
amined. About six members of the com
mittee left on special business during the
meeting. Witness went on the hill
where iioyle was whipped, and there
were thirty-five or forty other citizens.
There was one light in the party. Wit
ness did not know whether the vigilantes
were armed or not. Arriving at the hill,
there was some talk among the com
mittee about scaring Boyle with the idea
that he was to be hanged. There was
some talk of a rope. He was asked if he
would prefer to Ikj lashed or hanged, and
ho replied that ho didn't want to bo
hanged. He was asked if he had anv let
ter or trinkets he wished to send to his
mother. He asked that his parents re
ceive no information that he was hanged.
After he was whipped he was made to
kneel and swear that ho would attempt
to injure no one present, and that he
would leave Astona, never to return.
The night was verv dark, with no moon.
The whipiing, twenty-five lashes, was
done by Capt. Johnson, with a cat-o-
nme-tails. borne of the blows were light
and others heavy. Bo vie was bare to tho
waist. Capt. Johnson was selected to do
the whipping- because he was a seaman
and supposed to be able to do the work
in good shape. Witness was acting as
special policeman while the committee
was in session, lie uearu jjovio say oe
fore the committee that he was a gam
bier by profession. Many of Johnson's
blows struck Boyle below the belt, where
he was protected by his clothing. The
committee was composed of about 200 of
the best citizens of the town merchants
and business men.
An evening session of the court was
held, during which tho testimony ot a
large number of witnesses in behalf of the
defense was taken. At the defense
rested and the plaintiff commenced in
troducing testimony in rebuttal.
"What Time Ik It."
Tho lack of unanimity among the
clocks and watches of Astoria has long
been the subject of painful knowledge to
niairy worthy citizens whose respective
chronometers fail to agree in indicating
tho current hour, lo had two watches
anywhere within three minutes of each
other is very rare and the keeping of ap
poinlments'is rendered uncertain there-
bv. A new element lias now entered in
to the calculation which may mend mat
ters as far as wo of Astoria are concern
ed. Tho railroads of tho country havo
adopted a new standard of time, the ope
ration of which auccts tho local time
very differently. According to tho new
svstem which has recently gone into use.
it is three minutes and fifty-eight seconds
past twelve at New lork city by the old
standard when the clocks strike twelve.
Farther tho time changes Jess and
less from the old standard until tho me
ridians-of this coast are reached, when
the change is the other way, and railroad
time is faster than the old time used to
be, until by the time one gets to the
longitude of The Abtobian office he
wouiannaii uiswaicuTverexaariang rail
road time that he would be nine minutes
and fifty-two seconds faster than what
might be considered standard time in the
same locality. Muhicipalty after muni-
cipany uub umciuuy rccugmzc-u me new
time, and although Astoria is not what
might be styled a railroad city, yet a due
regard for the eternal fitness of things
will impel us to keep up with the proces
sion by pushing tne nanus of our respect
ive clocks and watches about ten mm
The clocks of a continent are being
changed to correspond to the new time
ana sixty minions oi people are euuui"
their meals, and going to work and gut
ting by a different system of tune than
they were a short time ago. The princi
ple arrived at is uniformity. When tho
clock at the Western Union Telegraph
office at New York is striking 12, the
ciocK in me uxiicago ouice in Kiniuug n,
in tho Denver office tho clock strikes 10,
the San Francisco office tho clock
strikes 9. The matter has been under
discussion among railroad men for sever
al years, and it was finally decided to
make the seventy-fifth meridian of west
longitude from Greenwich the base of
thp new svKtpm. If the result to us of
Astoria shall bo to give a set standard on
time to which all tickers shall acknowl
edge sway, then those eastern railroad
men will have contributed something of
rood to our civilization, and aided all in
the observance of that punctuality which
is said to be ''the politeness of kings.
A fine assortmentof wedding presents
IluYtt jUbl DCCU Ulipuuntu Auiti
The best Mince and Pumpkin pies at
HESKY YILLABD'S MAGSIFICEXT RESI
The d'randnt Hnellinp in America.
Among tho marvelous stories told of
American millionaires, none is nioro
wonderful than that relative to the career
of Henry Villard. In boyhood's days we
read stories of men who from poverty
rose to dazzling affluence, and sprang
from low estate to princely splendor, but
no stranger tale was ever told than that
of the poor newspaper man at 20 a week
ho is now building the hnest residence
on the American continent.
It is situated on Murray Hill, tho 'ob
Hill" of New York City; was begun last
summer and eclipses anything in that
luxurious metropolis that has yet been
designed for private residence. It occu
pies an entire olock, having a frontage of
200 feet. That part which he will occupy
is on the comer of Fifty-first street. It's
frontage is GO feet and its depth 100 feet.
The other wing will be similar, except
that it is divided into tnree parts, and
between the wings is a "court 89 feet in
width and 73 feet in depth. The portion
of the building behind the court extend?
back 40 feet beyond the wings aud is a
double house of itself. In the center of
the court will be placed a magnificent
fountain, around which will be a broad
drive and in each corner a grass-plot. It
ill be inclosed by a massive fence of
iron with stone posts. E3ch house com
municates directly with the court.
The extension of the great building is
more grand than beautiful. It Is the
result of a combination of Roman and
Florentine architecture, the plans of the
Cancelleria Palace at Rome and the Par
nese Palace being copied by the archi
tects. Lue material is sandstone, tne
light-gravish amber-stone of which Trin
ity Church was built. Everything is
massive and there is little attempt at
ornament. Huge blocks of stone are
piled one upon another and overtopped
by a heavy cornice of the same material.
"Tho wings are three Btories in height
besides the basement and attic stones.
From tho sidewalk to the top of tho
cornice the measurement is 68 feet The
basement and first story are rusticated
and others plain stone ashler with the
angles strengthened by rustication. The
front of the two center houses is sup
ported by five arcades with heavy col
umns of polished granite. Dutch tiles
cover the roof. The whole effect is severe
.Entering the spacious portal ot the
illard residence the visitor finds himself
in a magnificent reception room, fourteen
by twenty-eight feeC. Everything hero is
in inlaid wood floor, ceiling, walls and
columns. On either side open the draw
ing-rooms. They are each nineteen by
twenty-eight feet, and are being nnished
in mahogany, inlaid with light woods,
satin wood and maple being noticeable.
Between the pilasters will be hung rich
tones are a light reddish brown and a
light yellow. The drawing-rooms and reception-rooms
are so arranged that they
can be thrown into one spacious apart
ment 100 feet in width and twenty-eight
Jbroni the reception room a hall four
teen feet in width and fortv-twoin length
leads to the music room. Aladdin's lamp
never revealed a hall more magnificent.
It is entirelv in mosaic. The material is
yellow Italian marble. The floor is in
(Jhaillon marble in small pieces woven
into beautiful designs. The mantel is a
master-piece of the sculptor from an ltal
ian design, and the whole apartment was
executed bv Italian artists in the style of
...,.i,. o"". .i. 'vuo. i.r.11 ;a
spanned by three semi-circular arches, in
Sienna marble, with sculpture by Louis
St. Gaudens. A vestibule following the
same plan leads out of tho hall back of
The music room, however, is the chef
d'eouvre of the decorator s art. it is a
diminutive theater, 48 bv 24 feet in di
mension and 32 feet from floor to ceiling,
extending to the third story. It is in the
style of tho Francis I room of Fontaino
bleau Palace. The colors are white and
gold. A wainscoting, eight feet in hight,
in carved pino, surrounds the room. At
one end is a gallery for the musicians.
The ceiling is an elliptical vault, and ev
ery detail shows the skill of the artist.
Between tho music room and vestibule
marble stairs twelve feet broad lead to
the upper stories. Again the tone is yel
low. An elaborate Itenaissance ceiling
spans the stairs. The elevator-way occu
pies iue remaining space.
Across the hall are the mam dining'
room and breakfast room, which can be
thrown into one apartment, 2J by GO feet
in size. Carved woods again replace the
marble. The room is executed in English
oak inlaid with white mahogany. Tho
ceiling is divided by beams cased with
English oak and the carved Inezes, three
feet in width, are inlaid with floral de
signs and inscriptions. The two mantels
are of red Verona marble. The upper
stones are m keeping with tho splendor
below, although of course not so elabo
rate, lho general style is Italian lienais
The furniture will be especially mag
nificent. That of the drawing-rooms
will be upholstered nnd of colors har
monizing with the decorations, all the
designs being original, and the ht
tings throughout, locks, gas fixtures, car
pets, etc., will be made specially for tho
purpose. Tho cost ot the building un
furnished will bo an even million dollars.
Ui this tho decorating of the drawing
rooms cost S50.000: the dining room?.
20,000; the hall, $30,000; and tho music
room, S20.000. As much more will be
expended on other work in the latter
room a year hence. To finish the interi
or of Mr. viuard's house necessitates the
expenditure of 250,000. The upper
floors are now about completed and tho
furniture is arming.
Tne structure when completed will be
the most magnificent residence building
in the country, far surpassing tho Van
derbilt houses. It is the first attempt
maae 10 reprouuee an Aiaiion paince in
America, ilenry Villard's house is
palace, in fact.
Thero was a. game of poker once
With two men at the table.
When each piled down his little chips,
As long as he was able.
"Alas F' cried he who got the scoop,
(For short, Pli call him "Banty)
I'll have to see my 'uncle' now,
"That you have 'seen' my ante,"
PROCtAMATIOSr BY JEFF.
Grand re-onening of his celebrated
restaurant.- Dinner uiu or tare to-day
Turkey, Cranberry Sauce, Chicken,
Beef, Mutton. Pork, Stuffed Yeal.
Corned Pork and Sauer Kraut, Toad in
the Hole. Boiled Tonjme. Pickle Sauce
Baked Heart, Spanish Beef a la Mode.
Apple and Mince. '
Tea, Coffee, "Wine and S. F. Beer.
Dinner from 3 to 8 p. m. 3feals 2$.
T.nritnM TTmIio TVoflco.
Jtrr. Leo Strassman, representing Mrs.
Pnger's suit and cloak house of Port
land, lias arrived with an elegant stock
of suits and cloaks. He will remain at
the Occident Hotel a few days only.
This magnificent variety of suits and
cloaks will be on exhibition at room 10,
Occident Hotel every afternoon from
to 4 until Saturday. These elegant
goods will be sold at cost. .Ladies be
sure and call. These suits and cloaks
have been made un in accordance with
the prevailing fashion, and are of the
very best material. If you waut some-
hlng really stylish you should embrace
Carl Idler's CrjrsUl Palace.
Among the many fine stores that our
city now boasts of there is nono that
more attractive in outward
display, or more perfect in all its ap
pointments, than tho recently opened
establishment of Carl Adler in Kinney's
brick building. Sometime ago the enter-
that the time had come when it was no
longer necessary for an Astorian to send
money elsewhere in the purchase of fino
goods, and accordingly having leased bis
present spacious premises he proceeded to
fill it with a magnificent stock of goods,
that by their freshness, actual value, and piuji; ui iuu uuo uue oi Miumcm uu.jp
frnmmml -criHi fomipr nHrai intr-cit- ments may be found an infinite collection
ing price, that any resident of the citv or
vicinity in need o books, music, mus'ical
instruments, clocks, watches, bijouterie,
fine stationery, etc., is sure to be
satisfied as to price and quality,
The main point to which the attention
of our readers is directed is this. The
large stock of varied goods is of suffi-
cientsize to insure you're being suited,
When there is so much to choose from
n florin i1!ffprnt atvltvi of ffio voro nrti'
cle you want, it is plain that the former
nh;;nn ti,nt t,n i. cfM- .i;r.v
have enough vanety, no longer exist?.
Mr. Adler's aim is to meet an existing
demand, to supply the popular taste, and
to show that a store which compares fav-
nrnhlv irith tb finest in Pnrtlnnd. ran
be successfully earned on in Astoria.
His stock is complete, and whether it be
.. et. r n
toothpick or a set of silverware, a blank
book or a superb edition of a favorite
poet, the customer may be assured that
he has the same advantages both in selec
tion and purchase that are possesed by
the residents of Portland or San Fran
cisco, buch a store as -Mr. Adler s is a
credit to our growing citv, and is illus
trative or tho progress of tho commun
ity. His daily display of novelties in ev-
ery line attracts numuere oi visitors, ana
to see Carl Adler's Crystal Palace should
"" " J
iiuit i. u At iv
Blip I rltchard W5ou.
dpnng rtotes uill .rntchard thinks
he'll have to get a new butcher wagon !
Hita Knr?nr AVi urn nt-id Hint lincinoaiia '
1- n- n "
so good. February 27. I
.Business jottings. .Jici.ee K iurdv;
(whose business card we print in another
column) have put in an estimate on Hill
Pritchard's new wagon. April C.
Personals We hear that Hill Pntchard
has given the contract for his new butch
er wagon to KoKeo fc Purdy. Ho could
not havo done better, and we are glad
there is no truth in the rumor that he
was going to Clarenceville to get the job
done. Apnl 10.
Jottings About town. The new wagon
for Bill Pritchard had the wheels tned
yesterday at tho shop of McKee fc Purdy,
-ri i l tj. -rT7--
un jiuiii hitrei. iiuii jitxvtn.', tue senior
member of the firm, did tho .work, al
though isob urdy got the water neces
sary to shrink the iron. May 7.
Casual Mention Bill Pnfchard s new
wagon received its first coat of paipt yes
terday at -iicK.ee & urdy' shop. Tho
body color is a dull gray. May 21.
tditonal rtotes. We are always glad
to recognize and mention any attempt at
home manufactures. We have long held
the opinion, and we have freely expressed
it, both in these columns in our capacity
as journalist and in private among our
acquaintances, that Whangdoodle needs
manufactures to build her up. It will not
be until men of money outside the town
recognize our willingness to help our
selves that capital will come to take ad
vantage of the unexampled facilities for
investment of which whangdoodle is
full. It is, therefore, with peculiar pleas
ure that wo call the attention of our read
ers to the fact that a butcher wagon for
Bill Pritchard (who in our advertising
columns calls the attention of our readers
to his place of business) has been built
by McKee & Furdv, the popular black
smiths on Main, street, whose card we
publish in another place. W e are glad to
know that the business of one of our ad
vertisers has grown to such a point that
he requires a hew wagon, and we are
proud of tho fact that Whangdoodle
could supply a firm in the person of an
other advertiser to build it. June 3.
Corsct-s and Umlcnvear.
AH the latest makes and stvhvs of cor
sets and ladies underwear at Israel
Bros.' Empire store.
Frank Fabre. Ilolrl.
Frank Fabre has the finest accommo
dations for lodgers to bj found in As
toria, over his restaurant in Kinsey's
building. Everything is neat and cl-an
unci the beds are new, soft and comfort
able. If you want good loard and lodg
ing go to Frank Fabre's
A Juicy Beefsteak
cooked to perfection is what you can
ger at r rans j aore s.
Some choice turkeys at Warren &
Thompson's. Leave your orders early.
TB. F. Stercu.s & Co
Are offering extra inducements to any
one in need of a Piano, or Organ.
Fine Drvss Good.
V. splendid line of ladles dress goods is
being displayed at the Emplrestore.
Skates, Skates, Skates !
Club skates, clipper skates, all sizes;
lowest prices. .ew ioric .Novelty
Bcftt CbMobi Work. Boot a ad Shoe.
Can be had at I. J. Arvold'a, next to
City Book Store. Ladies and gentlemen
call there for tne finest fitting boots and
shoes, and lowest prices. Perfect fit
TCke Dlramltt'n ('oh eh Balsam.
Richardson & Co., St. Louis, one of the
largest wholesale drug firms m the Uni
ted States, writes: uWc have handled
Dimmitt's Cough Balsam in our trade
for the past sixteen years. and have
bouiilit as much as one hundred trross
at a time, and frora'our knowledge of its
merits believe it to have given perfect
satisfaction to our customers, At W.
E. Dement & Co:s.
3fanv who never complain are never
theless seriously ill. Use Brown's jron
Bitters and there will be no cause of
The eir York KoTelty Store,
There comes a time in the history of
every city when special lines of ..business
must furnish special inducements to buy
ers, and with this idea the proprietors of
the New York Novelty store since their
business first began, have kept in view
tho immediate necessities of the trade.
The result is a rapidly" increasing busi-
?ess. and 031 extension of trado that fully I
r " peciawuiiH ui iw prujwjwr o.
ew York Novelty store keeps in
stok a IarKe assortment of novelties,
aac Pjease tho eye and suit tho
pocket. It 13 astonishing, tho yanetydis-
of the smaller styles suitable to the tastes
of tuo jnvenile or adult; in tho niatter of
selection from which one can choose, and
as for toys, it would be strange indeed to
nnd a cnild tnat could not at once suit
himself and his parent's.purse.
or are other wants forgotten; smokers
articles in the greatest vanety, playing
v1""3' mi iucib iuuiuu-
iue the leading publications of tho day,
nre supplied in profusion and should any
book or oaocr not aroeaxing on the
wimeuoBcaueu ior, n wm ue reauuy
supplied. Two stores are in operation,
thejjne occupying the old stand on Mam
street, and devoted mofitly to newspa-
pers. tobaCCO, ClgilTS, Cutlery, etc., etc.,
" cumuigmuus quotient imuru-
ea J IDB oia on 1110 opposite siae
of the street, is onn of tho most torn.
P'ete stocks of importad novelties ever
brought to this city.
Any one wishing one of these noble
bird, can leave their orders at the Star
Oy .iters iu Krery Style,
Ana coffee at 2jrs Lovett's.
For a Heat Fl'ttiuir Boot
"I- .... n r i r .1 m.
namtis street, next door to I. W. Case.
All goods of the best make aud guaran-
. teed quality. A full stock; new goods
ronaiHimj iimvuiy. custom worn.
. . . . r
of M,n A cfnr!a f,.rt,.r. rta.. o
f .,n " . or rnw at v Fiir,,
At the Empire Store
You will find the finest laces ami em
broideries, of richest quality.
to cheer and comfort, at Frank Fabre's
at ins out stand.
Dinner at"J EFF'S'CHOP HOUSE
every day at 5 o'clock. The best25 cent
meal in town; soup, tish, seven kinds of
meats, vegetables, pie, puuding, etc. A
glass of S. F. Beer, French Claret, tea or
coffee included. All who have tried
him say Jeff is the "BOSS."
Hosiery, Hosiery, Hosiery!
The latest novelties in ladies and
childrens hosiery at Prael JJros'.
. When You Coipe te Astoria
and waut a nice pan roast, go to Frank
r abre s, at his old stand.
Via S. I fL K.
Fresh Baltimore oysters packed In
For The ManqmCraite.
Masquerade shits rented at reasonable
rates m largest variety by
A Knights of Pythias Pin. Loser can
have it by applying at this office.
The Geuulae Club Skate
For sale at Carl Adler.
All the pa'tent medicines advertised
in this Diner, toeether with the choicest
perfumery, ana toilet articles, etc can
ue bought at tne lowest prices, at J. W.
Lonn's drug store, opposite UeMnen
The Peruvian syrup has cured thou
sands who vere;aiiFenng from dyspep
sia, debility, liver complaint; boils, hu
mois. female complaints.' etc. Pamph
lets free to any address. Seth "W.Fowli
& Son uoston.
Shi loii's Curb wilf immediately
relieve Uroup, whooping cough and
(trniichitis. bold by W.E. Dement
The nutritive properties of Coiydbn's
Liqi'id Bkef Toxic susfaln the body
without solid food. CoWen's no other.
Roscoe Dixon's new eating house
Is now open. Everything has been fit
ted up In first-class style, and his well
known reputation as a caterer assures
all who like good things to eat, that at
ins piaee tney can ue accommodated.
When you don't know just what ails
you; wnen youieei aches ana pains an
, over: when you feel tired and faint,
useurowns iron uitters. a wonder
IIai.e'3 Hone? orHoilKHOtrxn axd
Tar has a larger sale than any other I
Pikk's TooTitACHE Drops cure in
The Rev. Geo. H.Thayer; of Bour-
Don, md., says: "ijoth myself ana wire
owe our lives toSnir.on's CoxstrMPnoN
Cure. Sold by W. JE. Dement.
A Nasal Injector free with each
bottle of Shilons Catarrh Keraedv
Price 50 cents. Sold by W.E. Dement
Why will you cough when Shlloh's
Cure will give immediate relief. Price
10cts50ctsandSl. Sold by W.E.De-
"Hackmetuck, a lasting and fra
grant perfume. Price 25 and 50 cents.
Sold by W. E. Dement.
Brace up the whole system with King
ot tne bioou. bee Advertisement.
Are you made miserable by Indl-
gestinn, Constipation, Dizziness, Loss of
appetite, Yellow Skin? Shiloh's Vital
izer Is a positive cure, for saleby W.
Furnished or unfurnished front
rooms at Mr. Campbell's, over-the Gem
saiooB. . .
I AM. OVERSTOCKED IK
And will therefore try and re
duce it oy onenng
Men's, Youth's, and Boy's
Boots and Shoes,
Rubber and Oil Clothing
At a Largo DIscsHxt,
Any party buying goods ot me
from this date forth-will be al
lowed ten ner cent, on purchases
of over S10. Embrace the oppor
tunity and buy your clothing of
M- 3D. BLAasara?.
Ci Hi G
The Leading Dry
New' Goods Received
Figures Never Lie !
OF THE CHOP
Can-prore by his books that he Is dom the
.QiggesK Dusinesa oi any
In the city, and he will guarantee to give
tho best meal for cash.
T W TP, T, R "V"
tf JLii V T JLLi lJ JL V- 1
Scarf Pins. Chains, Watches,
Of every description.
The finest stock of Jewelry in Astoria.
tSfAll goods warrantedasrepresented
GUSTAV HANSEN, JEWELER.
Overcoats i i
Men's, Youth's, and Boys
Fall and Win
Just opened at
Styles to Suit all 2 .
Prices to Suit al! !
d. a. Mcintosh,
CLOTHIER-, MERCHANT TAILOR, AND HATTER.
Xj O Hi R (J O O .
AGENTS FOR THE
Best San Francisco Houses and
Tumblers Decanters, and All
Kinds ofSaloon Supplies.
rj-All goods sold at San Francisco Price.
' MAIN STREET,
ppposlte Farlcer House, Astoria, Oregon.
SASH AND DOOR FACTORY,
AND PLANING MILL.
A full stock oi home manufactured goods
constantly "ton hand.
Special Attention given to Orders.
All work cuarantepd,
Your patronage so-
ASTORIA, - -
Goods and Glothing
FIRST QUALITY- LUMBER.
Ts IN THE l'IKUi AND PROPOSES TO
We will take orders for lumber from ltX)
to fOo Jl., at the mill or delivered.
W'm also manufacture lath ami shingles of
Plooring a Specialty .
Address all ordtrs
WESTPORT MILL CO.
rf. C, Hex nek. Sunt.
The Portland and Astoria
Is prepared to contract with masters and
consignees ot vessels for the
Loading and Unloading of Vessels
AT EITHER fORT.
Promptness ami .satisfaction guaranteed
the Occident Store.
Ed. D. Curtis & Co.
STYLE AND FINISH.
A COMPLETE STOCK.
S. B. CROW,
Comer Benton and Squemoqua Street,
East of the Court House.
d Rot sit
Reafly for Business.