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She gattg tetomn.
Whhthei: baiioatli lbs stars of Gal
ilee, the Southern Cross, ' or in the
shadow of the Northern pine, the
birth of Christ is annually commemo
rated by a large proportion of earth's
dwellers. To-day the story of his
advent is told in countless churches,
the lesson of humility is taught
therefrom, and the principles of
"peace on earth, gooO will to man"
inculcated in various ways.
Christmas is a season ot joy, of
gladsome feeling, of good cheer and
pleasant reunion. Xo one is insensi
ble to the pleasantness of the hour,
and evervoiie is the better for its
To us on this favored Pacific coast
Christmas comas with warm breath,
green hillsides, the plash of the rain
It does not seem long since we were
celebrating the last Christmas. "We
were thinking about it then just as
we are thinking about the prcsont;
making our few or many preparations
therefor. It passed; went into the
groat abyss that swallows uptime:
and soon the Christmas of the past
was almost as if it had never been
It will be so with the present; it came,
it went; and now only the memory of
it, It may, however, have left an im
prossion upon us: not very deep, still
an influence for good, even if only a
little. "We mny not be able to gather
up all its good; but. we may get some
If we understand it, the great, les
son of the dav is kindness kindness
at home, kindness to those not of our
home. So that we have given to us
one day of the voor at anv rale, that
without seeming to be craven or un
manly, we can go to any we have of
fended, or that have offended us. mid
may. with great propriety, say to
thorn, "It is the season of the year
that has for many years been dedi
cated to peace and go.od will; let us
keep the day in this manner, and
permit the past to be past, and w be
at pence one wiUi the ;nother." Such
is one way that this season does good.
It is not impossible that in our fami
lies there may not be as much of the
gentleness of Christ as Uicir might
be: there are n jK-rfeci iiomes, any
wore haa tbtircaiv ;xTeet christians.
And yet nearly all our eartkly happi
ness must couaa from our Ikhoc life,
or w sUtud a poor chance of getting
!:ttpMttesg out of this world at all.
Heace if thk season Ia dedicaieA to
the great matter .if boro. poiiiettess.
home love, hoiue obedience, there
Aveukl lve an increase of happiness.
Thereat; none of as m ha;ry llict
we caw afford to throw away the
pleasures derived from oic enjoy
ment, and -with kindliest reelings to
all we find our irnest and most last
ing enjoyment m the home circle.
Tun Manitobans still talk seces
sion, and demand that ilK'ir wrongs
be redresood. Tn a speech at Winni
peg last'Thursday, Col. Atwood urged
the importance of going to the fool
of the throne, where justice alone
could be obtained, and pointed out
that the interests of the ieople of
tho oastoni provinces were totally op
posed to theirs. "We could not ex
pect justice from them. It was no
use to goMo Ottawa, where tho gov
ernment was controlled by the Can
ada Pacific railway. The British na
tion is a nation of shopkeepers, who
are ready to extend their trade in all
directions, and if we open onr ports
to them they -will come and deal."
He prophesied that the lime would
come when all would believe as he
did -that the occasion had arrived
for a now confederacy, and the time
had come when they can form a new
confederation extending from Lake
Superior to the Pacific ocean.
Mr. Arthur and his friends met
with a severe defeat in the failure of
their effort to have the next national
convention of their party held in the
east. It diminishes his chances for
nomination if he really desires one.
He ,and they should not despair,
however, because they have been
b eaton by the western hotel men
and the western railroads. These
people do not inake a candidate.
There is ample time between this and
the leafy month of Juno to pick up a
majority of the delegates -whoso
Yes" or No" will decide the fate of
so many statesmen.' The thing for
Mr. Arthur to do now is to send the
"old machine" to the repair shops.
When- Hon. "Win. D. Kelley was a
young man ' he 'and Representative
Randall's father were one day talldng
together with an 'eminent doctor in
Paris. Health was the topic of con
versation, and "young' man?' said the
doctor to Mr, Kelley, "if you will
mako it a rule, never to get exhausted
so long a"aparfr of the day remains
inVhichyou have anything to do,
you will' live to be as old as I am."
"I followed the advice," said Judge
Kelley to a Cleveland Leader corres
pondent, ''as far as I could, and I
have already lived to be older than
tho gray-haired doctor or 'Sam' Ran
Bishaeck is going to pay tho Pope
a visit. All Europe holds its breath.
B2XixElaha Logan seem to be form
ing a political combination for 1881
CHAS. H. HEAD,
THAT MYSTERIOUS JEAN,
Who Exposed -
THE KATIE KING MYSTERY
In Philadelphia, Pa., under the auspices of
the Mayor of that city and the Young
Men's Christian Association : and
who has given his unique En
tertainment, assisted by
To Crowded Houses
In Masonic Hall, Portland, under the aus
pices of the Y. M. C. A. there, ha?
kindly proffered a benefit to the
ASTORIA Y. M. C. A.,
Thursday and . Friday Evenings.
Dec. 27th and 28th.
Admission, ----- .Vwinls
Children, - JL-JC Price
See posters for further pai icularv
War in Turkey !
JEFF TO THE RESCUE !
HEKE IS JEFF'S
Xmas Dinner Bill of Fare,
Told in plain American.
21 K .V 11 :
JJoii.ku Mutton, Capor Snuw. Tongue,
EgC Sauce. Corned l.eef and Cabbage.
Koast Turkev. Cranberry Sauce, (and
plentv of it) Sucking Pig. Apple Sauce, (four
pigs) Beef, Mutton, Pork, Stuffed Veal and
Em-hubs Maccaroni and Cheese. Breast
of Lamb Breaded. Tomato baucc. unicKen
Friecasseo- Ovster Tattles.
Cou Mkats Sheep Tongue. 3'igs Feet,
Vkoetahlrs Boiled and Mashed Pota
toes. Toma'oes. Green Pens.
Brushes Pickles, Worcestershire Sauce.
Tomato Catsup, celery.
Pins-Cranbcirv and Mince.
Dksekt Assorted Nuts. Kaisins and Can
dy. Tea. Coffee, Claret or San Francisco Beer
MEALS, - - 25Cts.
Dinner from 4 sjo to S.
HTATE AND COUNTY TAXES A Mi 2fUV
kj due and payable at my office.
A. M TWOMBLY,
tf Sheriff Clatsop Co.
TN LOTS TO St IT. FItOM 5 ACBK TO
JL 48 aeie ItmiI in S. W. comer of Wins,
Stevens' li. O Title iierfect. For jrfUticn-
lars UMiiurc at 4Wif ot :v. u. uaymnmi. (juy
Halt : or on tic luvmiscs of o. D. Young.
.W4iritt. Nov. ad, lci.
mHKSTirKnOLIMiKS OK TIIK c..v::i
Jl UnIiIi l'ackiii'Ot u ill IkjW a meet Intfat
lmi of AMi t Jmglnir!inen No. 1, in
AstnriH.outH'ttU day of .lanuaiv. J1. at
a. x. for tlx irpv of rtecting olnce:s
lor tiw t'HutiiK year, ami io transact sucli
ItikiiM,ssai inav comic iM-fon th1 metinz.
Astoria, Dec. 2I, 1SU. dt
Regular Quarterly Examination.
TV1UV. KI'.filTLAR EXAMINATION FOIt
JL Taciitrs desirous of securing Clatsop
(viaHiy certiScates will be lield at my office
hi Frehn and Saturday, the sfith and mih
iMM.. tv doors vtst of the Catholic church
d-td Co, :upt.
FURNISHED ROOMS TO LET
Ity the Night. I.iy. Wcclc or Month
WITH OB WITHOUT B0A1ID.
With use of Parlor. Library and all the com
forts of a home. Terms reasonable.
Apply to MBS. E. C. HOLDKX.
Cor. Main aud.TeflVrson Sts.
Notice for Proposals.
TJIDS WILL BE RECEIVED BY THE
JO secretar' of School D'strict No. fl. for
fencing and sidewalk on school grounds, till
Tuesday, the li'dh int. Plans and specifica
tions can ne seen ai liaoonci a; va.s omce,
rgH IF. ACCOUNTS OF THE LATE 1TBM
JL of A. M. Johnson & Co. have been
placed in the hands of Wheeler & Eobb for
collection. All parties knowing themselves
to tie luuciiteii to said arm are hereby noti
fied to settle the same within thirtv days
from the date of this notice.
A. W. BEBBY,
per Wheeler &Bohb.
Astoria, Dec. 20th, 1WW. d-tf
Delinquent City Taxes. -
ftTOTICK IS HEREBY CJIVEN THAT I.
iiK'unuersignen, cniet ot j'oiice. have
been furnished with a warrant from the
city council requiring mo to collect the tax
es assessou lor tne year 18S3, ammow itcltn
(juent iijion tlie list and make return of the
same within sixty days. All parties so in
debted will therefore please take notice and
govern themselves accordtnglv.
C W. LOUGIIEBY.
Chief of Police.
Astoria, Oregon. October 25th,1883.
mm: annual meeting of the
JL stockholders of the Fishermen's Pack
ing Company will be held at the Company's
ollice -In Upper Astoria Or., on Saturday.
Do. 29th for the purpose or electing a Board
of Directors for the ensuing year, and tmns
art such other business as may come before
themcoting. Bv order ' .
F. C. 31EEI).
Cigars, Tobacco and Cigarettes
Meerschaum and Brier Pipes,
QZHUmi ENGLISH CUTLERY
Revolvers and Cartridges.
R. H. LEATHERS
Has reopened his boat shop, over Anidt &
FerchcD's. foot of LaFayette street, and is
prepared to turn out
ALIj WORK. GUAItAXTEED.
v X. K. G-. SMITH,
Importer and wholesale .dealer iu
Cigars and Tobaccos, Smokers' Articles,
I'iaylHK Cards CHtlcry, Sta
Tlie largest and finest stock of MEER
SCHAUM and AMBEK GOODS in the city.
Particular attention paid to orders from
Theo. BRACKEIt, Manager.
Chenaraus Street, Astoria. Oregon.
MM f STOKES.
. A FULL LINE OF
Fresh Fruits and Vegetables.
In Hume's Now Duildiii
MRS. A. MALCOLM'S.
mo CIX)SE OUT INTEK STOCK I WILL
X sell for the next tlO dayn all goods at
a reduction of 0 to 40 per cent against
former prices. Xow is your opportunity,
i-mies. to secure oargains.
Xiook at tho JFoIIotviac Prices
Indies Fur Reaver Hats, now S2.00, for
Girls Moscow Beavers, new 75 cent?, for
Boys' Caps, now Ifc to SL23, formerly Si
to .si. &o.
Misses' Hoods, now $1.75, formerly $22T.
Infants' Hoods, now SI, formerly $1.00.
Hosiery, now 50c. f ormerlv 75c
Ince Collars ana Fichus, now 23c to $1.50,
formerly 50c to S2.
I-idies and Childrens' Linen Collars, now
is to 'joe, lonneny 25 to 3oc.
Infants' Wool Sacques and Boots at a re
ductionof 4o percent.
PIFTT MES'UTES DIIIVE FROM SAX
Jose. Cal.. on the Los Gatos Eoad.
Anewo-room dwelling house; between
5 and six acres of choice fndt laud. Dwell
inir built for saloon and store.
The property will be sold at a bargain, as
T have too much other business to attend to
It. Terms Sl.coo-Jialf cash; balance on
time wiiu easy paj'ments. Apply to
Astoria, Oregon. dtf-lm
I. J, ARVOLD,
i Proprietor of the Leading
Boot and Shoe Store !
III I II I I III I M tt
The new Steamer
jA. IB. FIELD.
X. P. JOHAXSEX, - - Master.
Will leave for TILLAMOOK, on
TOIl SAILING DATES AXD PARTICIT-
SC larsannl? to J. G. HUSTLER. Mam
street Wharf, Astoria ; ALLEN LEWIS.
ronianu ; j. Ij. biuui iiuainooic.
Tlie A I
Fast Sailing Schooner
!." tons regLster, will leave Astoria, on. or
THURSDAY iEC.27, IHHIt.
AH freight now In Astoria, or that may be
shipped by the O. R. & N. Co., care of the
steamer "General Miles," for Gray's Harbor,
prior to the date of sailing, will go forward
without delay. For fnrther information ap
ply to J. ft. D. GRAY, Astoria, Oregon.
THE THINGVALLA LINE.
1 Is the only
Between NEW YORK aud SCANDINAVIA.
First?-class Steamers and good usage.
TirKrt Tor .sale at A. 31. JOII.VSO.V.S.
Ajrenr, Astoria, Oregon.
JOS. P. LEATHERS
Formerly over Arndt t Ferchen'u Mtehine 8ho
TS BUILDIXG FIRST-CLASS BOATS IX
J. the shop formerly occupied by M. John
son on Concomlv street, one block west of
Hansen Bros' Mm. JHorfcl, Material aad
, - Dealer in
IMPORTED AND D03IEST1C.
THE BEST BRANDS OF TOBACCO.
Cor. Squemoqua and Olney Streets, Astoria.
0, Tell Me Where Is Fancy Bre(a)d !
"WHY, AT THE
Astoria Mery & Coifeciiery
otronly SUPERIOR BREAD AND
CAKES AND PASTRY in great variety, but
THE LARGEST STOCK OF CANDIES
"Weddings and parties supplied with the
most elaborate ornamental work on the
shortest notice and on reasonable terms.
This Is the most complete establishment In
ED. JACKSOX , Xrop.
FURNISHED ROOMS TO LET. '
AT MllS. GEO. SILLER'S, NEXT D00P.
to Weston Hotel.
The public are invited to call ami examine our immcust
stock of Holiday Goods, consisting of
Albums, Scrap Books. Music Folios, Toilet Stands, j
Dressing Cases. Fans. Picture Frames.
Oil Paintings.. Chromos, Etc.
Wo do not propose- to inveigle the public either by
false representations or such pernicious clap-trap as the
purported purchase of an Eastern Bankrupt stock at i:
cents on the dollar. All our dealings are legitimate and
above board. In proof of what we say and claim, we would
respectfully suggest to the public to examine and price the
goods in "Oilier Stores' before coming to us. and thus
satisfy themselves of the truth of our representations.
Th.e 2Tew "5Tors IToelty Store
niAIX STREET. ASTORIA.
You Are Sure to "be Suited
Leading Furniture House
Hall, Office, Library, Parlor, Chamber
and DINING ROOM, in
WALNUT, CHERRY, ASH, AND MAPLE.
We are without a doubt showing the Largest and Most Complete
line of CHAMBER SUITS in this (, 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,
Extra Supers and Ingrains.
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.
and Club Room
TEi: apply to tlif Certain. r to
Fine Goods - Reduced Prices
Ladies desirous of procuring Goods
unequaled in Style and Finish will
v 'take pleasure in examining our
SILKS, SATINS and DRESS GOODS.
GENTS' FURNISHING DEPARTMENT,
Everything is Complete
and of the Dest.
B. F. STEVENS & Co.
CITY ISQxQIS: SOIESJEJ.
uavk .srsT kkcs:iv::i t uAsnioTn stock of books.
Th yiuTr am! o!.t. rioli ami i4or cm all lie accommodated.
Agents for the Kranich & Bach and iYIandsfeldt & Notni Pianos and
Western Cottage Organs.
)rtU-n tr all ktn of Miis-i" r Intnanrnts will lie promptly filled.
. 1 STEVEIVS A CO..
City Book Store.
HE NEW MODEL
A FDIiI. STOCK ALWAYS ON HAND.
3E3. JELm TT.A
Two doors east of Occident Hotel. ASTORIA, OREGON.
(srcrEssoK to .tackins & Montgomery.)
PLUMBING. GAS FITTING, AND CANNERY WORK
Attended to Promptly on Reasonable Terms.
CIIEaAJIl'S STKERT. Xext to V Iu Parker's Store.
M. OT.5EX. J. OUSTAFSON. A. JOIIXSOX.
MARTIN OLSEN & CO.
Corner ninin and quemoqua Streets. Astoria. Oregon.
WINDOW SHADES AND TRIMMINGS; WALL PAPER" ETC
A Complete Stock.
PRICES AS CHEAP AS QUALITY WILL AFFORD.
.1X1. KINDS OF FURNITURE REPAIRED AND VARNISHED.
GERIVLVNIA BEER HALL
BOTTLE BEER DEPOT.
Chktaitcb Street. Astobu.
The Best of Lager 5 Cts. a Glass
Orders for the
Left at this place will he promptly attend
BP""No cheap Sao. Francisco Beer sold at
Eben P. Parher,fiJaster.
For TOWING. FREIGHT orCHAii
. 15. PARKER.
ST O RE
RANGE CAN BE HAD IN AS
TORIA ONLY OF
E R, HAWES,
CALL AND EXAMINE IT. YOl'
WILL BE PLEASED.
K. R. HATVES Is also agent for the
Buck ptent (Mil Stove
And other first-class stoves.
Furnace "Work, Steam Pit
tings. etc., a specialty
Tin, Sheet Iron and Copper Ware.
A General Assortment of
Alagce Stoves and Ranges
The Best iu the market.
Pnimbing goods of all kinds on band. Job
work done In a workmanlike manner.
Thchcstof California and Foreign
Wines and Liquors
Kept Constantly on Hand
Domestic and JForelsn Cigars of
the best 15 rands.
NATIONAL BREWERY BEER.
On Concomly between Benton and Lafa
lm E0RGE GOBLTER.