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TUESDAY DECEMBER 11. 1SS
A FREE MYEIt Oil A THEE FIGHT."
The "Wasco Sun and other jour
nals cast of the Cascades arc making
a Tree fight for the completion o the
locks at the Cascades and the open
ing up ot the Columbia river to free
and unrestricted commerce. This,
says the Albany Herald, is a move in
the riglii clirectlon, and even' journal
in the state, free from the inilnence
of corporate power, will join cause
with these journals and labor for the
consummation of this great work.
Water transportation is the only coin
petition that can hold in check the
greed of railroad power. The Colum
bia river is the natural outlet for the
commerce of a vast empire. Its navi
gation is of prime commercial neces
sity. The instinct of corporate power
is in antagonism to the free use of
natural commercial channels. A bond
ed syndicate of corporate power in
Oregon is opposed to the opening up
of the Columbia river for comraer
cial purposes. On one side are the
leop!e and the development of a
broad country, demanding free and
unrestricted commercial privileges;
on the other side a bonded syndicate
of bloated capitalists, who, through
the mal-adminislration of legislative
measures, granting them subsidies
and franchises, without proper legis
lative restrictions, have opened up
commercial channels, and when so
completed at the expense of lhe pub
lie lands that ot right belong to the
people, usurp all commercial privi
legos and use the power vested in
them by the people to take away the
people's rights, and to maintain the
supremacy of opposition to further
improvement for the benefit of
commercial development. The direc
tors of the Union Pacific railroad
boasted after the completion of that
road, that they had built it out of
the government subsidy of lands and
had a surplus of $30,000,000 in the
treasury. The Northern Pacific,
from its vast land grant, will realize
hundreds of millions of dollars, and
yet, when the people call for aid to
clear the Columbia river of obstruc
tions, making it available for com
mercial purposes, this svndicaic of
!owcr plants itseit saranrclv in the
way and uses its vast patronage of
power io defeat the will of the people, j
The completion of the locks at the
Cascades will be defeated if iossibic,
by corporate capital, as in this free
channel of commerce they see a dan
gerous rival, whose use will restrict
oppressive freight charges and dull
the edge of profit. The people of
Oregon, Idaho and Montana, iri-eiily
alive to their interests, are determin
ed that this great waterway to the
sea shall be opened, and that the
locks at the Cascades shall be finish
ed and the river utilzied for commer
cial purposes. The struggle is yet in
its incipiency. The people yet hard
ly realize the colossal power that
stands in the way of the successful
termination of this enterprise. The
near future will unfold facts and fig
ures bearing upon this important
matter. The people to obtain a free
river have got to wage a free fight,
stern, relentless and aggressive. The
resources of the enemy are vast and
their courage undaunted. They will
influence judges, control senators,
and carry the battle through lhe
portals of congressional doors and
shake the forum of state. Only
one thing can defeat them, a
united, unanimous and determined
eople. The people are sovereign
and their power irresistible when
they come together like the rivulets
and rills after a cloud-burst on the
mountain sides. Let the good peo
ple of Oregon shout with one voice
"The Columbia river shall be open
ed,'' and the detonation of this echo
will stun the cars of corporate
power, and put them to flight and
I-XEAKXED LAND GRANTS.
A "Washington special of the 9th
says: Among the roads affected by
bills to be introduced by Judge Jay
sou, to forfeit lapse land grants, are
the Oregon Central, from Portland to
Astoria, 1,130,000 acres; the Oregon
and California and the California and
Oregon, unpatented lands, 410,837
acres; and certain lands of the North
ern Pacific, from "Wallula fo Port
land, 5,501,000 acres. The indica
tions are that to-morrow some thirty
bills will be offered by democratic
representatives, affecting railroad
land grants. Hosecrans has prepar
ed a comprehensive bill; so has Mr.
noiman who has been giving the
matter special attention. Holman's
bill provides for forfeiture of nnearh
ed land grants, including that of the
Northern Pacific. By unearned grants
Mr. Holman means all lands claimed
by, certified to or patented to railroad
corporations subsequent to expiration
or tne conditional grant His bill
provides for the forfeiture of all that
part of the Northern Pacific grant
through which no roads have been
built prior to July 4, 1879, the
amount being estimated at about 35,
000,000 acres. Mr. Holman said to
day that he thought the amount
covered by his bill which he hopes to
reclaim from railroad companies, will
Be from 90,000,000 to 110,000,000
AiioNa other items of appropria
tion for the Indian service for next
year increases have been asked for
and recommended as follows: Ari
zona, S18.000; California, S1G,000;
Dakota, S7,000; Idaho, $4,000; Mon
tana, $1,000; Nevada, $6,000; Now
Mexico, $10,000; Oregon, $0,000;
Utah, $14,000; "Washington Territory,
$0,000. An appropriation of $85,000
is recommended to carry out the
agreement with Chief Moses. An in
crease of S3G,000 is recommended for
the support of Indian schools at For
A iiAUGE congressional delegation
interviewed President Arthur last
Saturday on behalf of O'Donnell,
who is sentenced to hang next Mon
day. What was asked was that the
fact of O'Donnell's being an American
citizen be taken into consideration,
and the belief on the part ot many
that the trial was not entirelv fair. !
The president promised that the !
American government, through its ,
English minister, would inquire into I
the case, and lake whatever action j
It is thought that Gen. Hancock's ;
present visit to this coast is in, con- j
nection with probable presidential
nominations. It surely can't be that
the general wants to fight i8S0 over
again ! .
Thursday, December. 20. 1883.
At 1 P. M..on the Premises.
I "WILL SELL TO THE HIGHEST MI
dcrs without reserve, for chsii, 51 acres I
ot land known as the 1. Gearlmrt Farm, on I
Also, so cows, 17 head young cattle, l horse
l waxon.aud other farming implements.
J. V. GEARHART.
E. C. HOLDEN, Auctioneer.
Astoria, Dec. 10, 1PS3, w-ltd-lf
THEI1E WILL BE A MEETING OF THE
Stockholder of the Sea-side lVicxIng
company, next Saturday evening, the 13th
inst. at 750 o'clock, at the office of F. .T.
Taylor, for the transaction of such business i
as may come before it. j
I TAKE THIS FORM OF ASSERTING .
that lam not a candidate for councilman 1
on the so called Citizens' Independent Tick- J
et, having been regularly nominated at a "
ward meeting in the Second Ward on S.it - ,
iirday evenhnr, Off 8. 13S3 the vote stand-
ing as follows :.T. W. Hume for Mayor. T. '
A. Orcutt. for Councilman. Second AVar.l.:
and Island by the action of said meeting. ,
See Sunday's Astoki x.
T. A- ORCITT. I
To the Citizens of the Second Ward.
I HEREBY ANNOUNCE MYSELF A CAN
didate for councilman from the second
ward of this city at The ensuing election.
Astoria, Dec s, !:.
To the Citizens cf Astoria.
I HEREBY ANNOUNCE MYSELF AS A
candidate for the office of Jilavorof this
City at the ensuing City election.
I). MORGAN, .Jr.
Dec. 7. iss::.
En. Astoiiian :
In order that everyone may know the
facts in the case with icgxrd to numerous
reports now in circulation. I deem it lut
justice to myself as a candidate for mayor
of Astoria, to say, that. I ha-e iieverdirecllv
nor indirectly, pro or con, pledged mvself o'r
made any promises to anj man or number
of men concerning nominations for cltv otll
cers. nor concerning my ofllcinl acts should
1 be elected, and In that event would be, as
I am now. entirelv unpledged.
Astoria, Dec.S, iss$.
Notice of Dissolution.
TVTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE
JLtI partnership heretofore existing between
Duck Fong under the firm name and si vie
of Lung Wing as pawnbroker in lhe citv of
Astoria, is this day dissolved bv mutual eon
sent. The business will lw carried on bv
the new firm name of Goon AVing Co
Duck Fong will pav all the debts ot Lung
GOO.N WING CO.
P.v I..YM FAT.
LAM DUCK Manager.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE
annual meeting of the stockholders i.f
the Scandinavian Packing Co. will be held at
the Company's Office, on Thursday Dec. 13.
1SS3, at li o'clock A. M., for the purpnscor
electing a Board of Directors for the ensuing
year ami the transaction of such other busi
ness as may come before the meeting.
By order or the President.
Astoria, "Nov. 29. 18SS.
Notice to Stockholders.
TVTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE
J-1 annual meeting of the stockholders of
the Pacific Union Pk'g Co. will be held on
Saturday Dec. 22 18S3, at their office in As
toria for the purpose of electiug a board of
Directors and the transaction of such other
business as may come before the meeting.
.1. R. GILSTIlAP. .T. A. CARLSON.
Astoria Nov. 23, 1SSJ.
FURNISHED ROOMS TO LET
ISy tlic Xiglit. 2ay, Wcclc or Month !
WITH OR "WITHOUT HOARD,
With use of Parlor, Library and all Ibe com
forts of a home. Terms reasonable.
Apply to MRS. E. C. HOLDEN.
Cor. Main and Jefferson Sts.
FURNISHED ROOMS TO LET.
AT MRS. GEO. HILLER'S, NEXT DOOR
to Weston Hotel.
The Astoria Passenger Line
"VTCTILL AFTER THIS DATE HAVE ITS
1 1 headquarters at its Stables next to B.
B. Franklhrs. two doors below Thk Asto
RiAXofllcc. First-class Livery seryiee. Carts
with horse furnished, for one dollar per
honr. Carriages on application
The Astoria Passenger Line Hacks will
leave for Upper Astoria from the stables.
Horses taken to board.
MRS. T. O'BRIEN.
CHAS. A, MAY,
New Store, New Stock,
Toys, Fancy Goods,
Tobacco and Cigara
FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC
A FINE ASSORTMENT.
Squemoqua street, next door to the Empire
Eleven Lots in Oiney's Astoria.
Thursday, Dec. 13. 11. A. M. at
Ho 3 Auction Rooms.
INSTRL'CED Y lill. K. C. Jb'KEXCH,
Sister to the 1;U Cyrus Olney. 1 will sell
to the hlglirct wdders. without reserve, for"
casn. me loiiowin vniiuim mis in uieciiy
of Astoria, vjz :
tot 5. Wool: 32 ; Lot r. Mock 53 : Lot 8. block
102 ; I-o'.s S and . block 117 ; Lot -1, block IIS :
I)ts a and fi, block 124 ; 4. block 14C ; Lot
11. block lfci: and Lots, block U3. The title
to all these lots is legally vestrd, without dis
pute, in Mrs. Fiviii'h, :md she will Rive a
special guaranty deed to same.
MRS. A. MALCOLM'S.
mO CLOSE OUT WINTER STOCK I WILL
iL sell for the next ClOdaj-M all oods at
: reduction of 0 to 40 percent ajcaiast
fuier prices. Now is your opportunity,
Indies, to secure bargains.
Look at the Following Prire.s.
Ladies' Fur Reaver Hats, now $2.00, for
Girls' Moscow Reavers, nw 75 cent?, for
merly 51 25.
Hows' Caps, now 7.V to $1.25, formerly $1
Misses' Hoods, now $1.75, formerly $2".
Infants' Hoods, now SI. formerly $1.50.
Hosiery.now We, formerly 75c
Lace Collars and Fichus, now 23c to SLW,
formerly Wc to $2.
I.adics and Chlldrens' Linen Collars, now
15 to 20 formerly 25 to 35c.
Infants' AVool Sacques and Hoots at a re
duction of 4o percent.
Proprietor of the Leading
Boot and Shoe Store !
Makes announcement that his largestock of
goods Is oilered for sale for the
next two weeks
This Is to make room for a large
stock for the Holidays.
Men's Heav Boots,
Hen's Fine Boots.
i-Ladics' and Children's Shoes
IN EVERY VARIETY.
is a chance to get cheap boots and
e. tsr. Gja.SE.
FJUiyt 0 O'CLOCK A. M. UNTIL 3
O'CLOCK P. M.
LIVKUPOOL AND LONDON AND
NORTH BRITISH AND MERCAN
TILE Or LONDON AND
OLD CONNECTICUT OF HART
COMMERCIAL OF CALIFORNIA
FIRE INSUKANO COMPANIES.
KtiTOientinc a capital of SC7.0OO.0OO.
A. VAN DUSEN. Agent,
Hardware aifl Slip Claiilery
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 unci Oils, Groceries, etc.
WONG SAM GEE. IIOKG FANG.
SUN SING CO.
HAVE OPENED A CHINESE STORE ON
Chcnamus street opposite the Astoria
Bakery, where they will keep on hand
Tcti, Susar, Iticc, Chinese
And FRUITS and VEGETABLES.
Astoria, December 1st, 18S3.
Gas and Steam Fitting
Tnsr nvnnnnnni.' wrrrwiri.'pw it
XJ fair rates. Also a complete stock of
goous in our line. Estt
Cass street. In rear of I
next to Gas Co'a office.
Estimates given and
To Cannerymen and fishermen.
JP. JjEA.THERS, formerly over
Arndt & Ferchen's machine shop has
leased the shop on Concomly street, one
block west of Hansen Bros.' mill, and after
the loth, of Dec will be prepared to build
first-class boats at reasonable rates.
Give me a call before going elsewhere.
I HAVE FOUND II
ONE PBiCE ONLY !
The public are invited to call and examine our immense
stock of Holiday Gooijs. eon-itiii of
Albums, Scrap Books. Music Folios. Toilet Siands.
Dressing Cases. Fans. Picture Frames.
Oil Paintings. Chromos. Etc.
We do not iropose to inveigle the public either by
false representations or such pernicious clap-trap as the
purported purchase of an Eastern Uanlnupt stock at 2."
cents on the dollar. All our dealin'.s are legitimate and
above board. In proofof what
respecuuiiy supsestto the public to examine aim price the
goods in "Other Stores" before coming to us. and thus
satisfy themselves of the truth of our representations.
Th.e ITew Torls ITovelty Store
MAIX STREET. ASTOKIA.
You Are Sure to be Suited
Hall, Office, Library, Parlor, Chamber
Wo are -without a doubt showing-
line of CHAMBER SUITS in this city, unequaled in Design, Work
manship and Finish.
We Carry an IMMENSE STOCK OF CARPETS of All Designs
and Colors in
Body, Roxbury, and Tapestry Brussels, Three Plys
Are not excelled by any
north of San Francisco.
Nothing but the best
dispensed, and every
convenience for the com
fort of guests.
Imported Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
. The Most Complete Establishment in Astoria.
AT THE ENTRANCE TO THE 0. R. & N. DOCK
say and claim, we would
ASH, AND MAPLE.
the Largest and jMost Complete
and Club Boom
TER apply to lhe Captain, or to E. V. Parker,
ne Goods - Reduced Prices
Ladies desiroua of procuring Goods
imeaualed in Style and finish will
take pleasure in examining our
SILKS, SATINS and DRESS GOODS.
EFTS' FURNISHING DEPARTMENT,
Everything is Complete
and of the best.
B. F. STEVENS & Co.
OXS?"ST lESOOE. STORE.
WAVK JITST KECKITF.I A IIATrJIIOTII STOCK OF BOOKS.
Tlu young ami ohl. rich and poor ran all be accommodated.
Agents for the Kranich & Bach and Mandsfeldt & Noini Pianos and
Western Coitage Organs.
Orders for all kinds of Music or Instruments will be promptly filled.
B. F. STEVENS fc CO.,
City Book Store.
THE NEW MODEL
A FULL STOCK ALWAYS ON HAND.
E3- jES.. HAWES,
Two doors east of Occident Hotel. . ASTORIA, OREGON.
jr. OLSKX. J. OUSTAFSOX. A. JOHNSON".
MARTIN OLSEN & CO.
FURNITURE 5s? BEDDI2TG.
Corner 3In2n nml Squcnion.ua Streets. Astoria. Oregon.
WINDOW SHADES AND TRIMMINGS; WALL PAPER' ETC
A Complete Stock.
PRICES AS CHEAP AS QUALITY WILL AFFORD.
Al.I. KISDS OF FURIVITUKE REPAIRED AIVI VARNISHED.
(SUCCESSOR TO JAOKINS & MONTGOMERY.)
PLUMBING, GAS FITTING, AND CANNERY WORK
Attended to Promptly on Reasonable Terms.
CimA31ES STItJEET, A'cxt to C Jj. Parker's Store.
GER3IANIA BEER HALL
BOTTLE JJEER DEPOT.
Chekaucs Strket. Astoria.
The Best of laager 5 Cts. a Glass
Orders for the
Celetti GolmnWa Brewery
Left at this place will be promptly attend
taNo cheap San Francisco Beer sold at
WM. BOCK. Proprietor.
Eugene D. Brock, Master.
orTOWINt;, FREIGHT orCIIAR-
II. . PARKEK.
ST O RE
RANGE CAN BE HAD IN AS
TORIA ONLY OF
CALL AND EXAMINE IT. YOU
WILL BE PLEASED.
E. li. HAWES Is also agent for the
Bid patent Crti Ste
And other first-class stoves.
Fnrnnco Work. Steam Pit
tInKs. etc.. a specialty.
Tin, Sheet Iron and Copper Ware.
A General Assortment of
Magee Stoves and Kanges
The Best in the market.
Fuimblng goods of all kinds on hand. Job
work done in a workmanlike manner.
The best of California and Foreign
Wines and Liquors
Kept Constantly on Hand
Domestic anil JForeisn Clears ef
the best .Brands.
NATIONAL BREWERY BEER.
On Concomly between Benton and Lafa
lm GEORGE GORLTBR,