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Tree or postage to subscriber;.
SS"Advertisements inserted ly the year at
the nite ofS per square per liimitli. Tran
sient advertising flftv cents per square, each
Around the City.
A Merry Christmas to nil.
The UlIocJ: has arrived out.
One hundred and foriy new lock boxes
have been put in the postollic.
A. Mnnson won the $.'59 baby carriage
that J. Strauss rallied oil last evening.
Portland complains of the mire, and
sees something in the rain to add mire.
A. Cornos farm on the Klaskanine,
embracing 157 acres of improved laud,
is for sale.
The new O. It. &. N. president is a Jios
tonian. and parts his came and his hair
in the middle.
Tliero will be divine service this morn
ing at the Congregational. Grace, and St.
J. C. Ross, freight clerk at the O. H.
& N. dock has resigned his position, his
resignation to take effect Jan. 1st.
The Christmas number of the Went
Short is splendidly illustrated, and re
plete with interesting matter concerning
Villard gives a big ball at his New York
residence to-night. All the Oregon
Transcontinental stockholders have re
The Germania Fire Insurance com
pany has deposited $50,000 with the state
treasurer for the privilege of doing busi
ness in the state of Oregon.
Next Thursday and Friday evenings
0. U. and Orilla 'Head will give an inter
esting entertainment at Liberty hall, and
iti aid of the Y. M. C. A. See adv.
The Tilth' E. Utarhuch. which sailed
from Chester last June, and laid so long
for repairs in the Falkland Islands, was
spoken on Nov. 7th on the Pacific side of
Several hundred thousand cranberry
vinos have been received at the O. It.
,tX. dock from Yarmouth, Mass., for
Robert Chabot's cranberry farm in Pa
At the election of officers of Ocean
Encampment No. 13, the following gen
ilomon wore elected: C. P.,C. W. Holt:
H. P.. Win. Bock:S. W.t J. Tuttle: J. W.,
Alsea Fox: S.. C. W. Stone; Treas.. L W.
At the regular annual meeting of the
Pacific Union Packing Co., hold at the
company's office last Saturday. G. G.
Smith. L. D. Nelson, J. A. Carlson, L.
Larson, P. J. Anderson, were elected di
rectors for the ensuing year: G. G. Smith
president and J. K. Gilstrap secretary.
Nothing has been heard for so long
from the American ship Minnie M. Watts
that it is feared she hns gone down with
all on board. Sue was a Thomaston. Me.,
built vessel of 1023 tons. "Watts, master,
and sailed for the Columbia river from
Now York consigned to C. H. Prascott,
hi the ll'th of May. 18:. j
A S&attle widow has received $12.500 1
from the different orders to which her!
husband belonged. Dear ladies, in the
face of all this can you persist in talking
at a high rato of ffpeod to your husbands
when important work in the skyfuglo de
gree keeps them late at lodge? " Give this
matter a little serious thought.
In the justice court yesterday appeared
('bus. Stafford charged with a "wilful and
unlawful assault upon one Henry Johnson
whereby the said Johnson was injured,
and contrary to the peace and dignity of
the commonwealth. Defendant entered
a plea of not guilty. The testimony in
dicating that Johiisonwas tho original
aggressor, the judge discharged the de
fendant and assessed the eosts on the
About 7 o'clock last evening the shrill
note of a police whistle at Mr. C. Boel
ling's residence attracted the attention of
Officer Beasley. who rushed up to find
that the old gentleman had swooned and
it was feared was dying. Messengers
weim dispatched for a physician, and for
t he younger members of the family who
wore at the Grace Church Christmas
tree: to the relief of all it was found
that it was simply a fainting fit, and that
there was no material danger. Later in
the evening Mr. Uoelling had quite re
covered. Pay Him Fuli- A merchant of this
city whose business brings him in con
tact with Chinese traders yesterday re
ceived a letter from one of his Chinese
correspondents of which the following is
a copy: 1 was give :M-1U0 a one mouth
do can but bookkeeping must take mark.
him 18-100 a month so he lose G-lOOone
month. 1 wish shall my wages pay him
full!.'" Fox Lee.
Low FcKioirrs. The lowest figure ac
cepted for wheat this month was by the
AbbicS.Harl. This is a British soft
wood ship of 1,450, tons which arrived
hero on the l'.lth of November from Liv
erpool on a round charter of 70s. She
was rechartered on the 10th instant for
the home voyage at Ills Gd. In American
money this is a little oyer 5 per ton for
carrying wheat 10,000 miles. Surely no
producer can ask for a more economical
service. Tho charter calls for delivery at
Cork, I . K. or Havre. S. F. Jiulletin
.New Steamboat. As our marine re
porter sped along the city front yester
day in search of items relative to those
who go down to the sea in ships, his at
tention was attracted by the graceful
lines and line appearance of a handsome,
new steamboat, the handiwock of Capt.
Raphael of Deep Hirer, who hits put in
his spare time to good advantage m liv
ing our Wahkiakum county friends of
that section facilities in the transiorta
tion line. Tho name of tho new boat is
the Gleaner. Capt. Raphael brought her
orer last isunday afternoon and is well
pleased with her in erery respect. She is
45 feet lone, VI feet beam, and cost $3,200.
Sho will run from Astoria to Deep Hiver
ana back onco a week, ana will, no doubt,
establish a lucrative business.
OnnisTMAS Eve at tiie CironcoES.
The hearts of numerous little ones were
uladdened last evening at tne various
churches, which were handsomely deco
rated and brilliantly illuminated. Our
reporter visited every church in the city,
and in each found the same sceno being
enacted. The sacred edifices were most
elaborately draped and festooned with
evergreens, appropriate mottoes being
conspicuous, and glittering Christmas
trees laden with presents. At the Con
jgregational church tho usual style was
vanea oy uio appearance or a mice snip
full-ri creed and with swelling sails, which
rounded jgracefully into port and began
discharging cargo. It consisted of in
numerable toys, drums, jewelry, books,
lea sets, embroideries, fancy articles, in
great profusion. At the Baptist church
Santa Class with his elk team arrived
promptly on lime and with a sleish load
af beautiful presents for all. A notice
able feature of the Christmas trees in
erery church in tho city last evening was
that every member of every Sunday
school was Handsomely remembered. No
one went empty handed away, and the
glistening eyes of the little folks showed
how well they appreciated the armfuls of
good things that were so abundantly dis-rribated.
nANfiKl) niJlSELK LAST OCTOBER.
The .Miserable Death of Auton Kleps.
About the 15th of last Soptember a
cabinet maker named Anton Kleps, aged
35 years, came from Portland, and pro
cared work at Chas. Hoilborn's furniture
establishment. After a short time he
quit and afterward went to work for Ed.
Curtis. From his actions and language
it was supposed that he was tired of life,
and when he disappeared, about the 1st
of Octobor, it whs generallj thought ho
had mado away with himself.
Yesterday morning as Peter Patterson
was looking for some Christmas trees,
just bej'ond the cut on the southern ex
tension of Main street and on the other
side of the ridge, ho found the body of a
mail who had evidently been hanging
where found for a considerable time.
From a small limb of a tree, about six
feet from the ground, the body swung
suspended by a small looj) of baling rope,
which was caught up by a knot under the
left ear of the defunct." Tho bones of the
neck had broken, and the body had
drawn down, the feet resting on the
ground, thus presenting a most horrible
appearance. The features were unrecog
nizable, the '.-lothes were partially gone
and the dried flesh hung in strips from
various portions of the body. Patterson
immediately notified Coroner Franklin,
who held an inquest on the body where
found. What served to identify the de
ceased most strongly was a peculiarly
constructed key which was found in his
pocket, and which unlocked a chest of
tools that he had left at Ed. Curiiss last
September; the lock and key both being
of unique construction. No doubt re
mains that it was the body of the nn
fortunato Kleps. who. in a fit of despond
ency deliberately sought out that lonely
spot soniet'me during the first week of
last October, and there hanged himself.
The remains will bp given upcent inter
Since writing thealovo ilia following
has been handed in, being the testimony
and verdict of tho jury:
I. Peter Patterson." after being duly
sworn, do say that I re-ido at Mr.
Holden's in this city: about 11 o'clock
this morning 1 watT up in the ravine
alongside of Main street, cutting a
Christmas tree, when 1 came across tho
body of a man hanging on n tree; 1 im
mediately notified th ecoroner.
I. Frank Suprenant. after being duly
sworn, do say that 1 reside in Astoria; I
found the bo'dy in just the same position
as when found by the jury, with hat
hanging on limb beside tho body; after
cutting the pockets open found bunch of
iwo Keys, Kuue, ciay pipe ami imuuKcr
chief in the presence of the coroner.
I, A.F. Naef, after being dulv sworn, do
say 1 hat a man bv the name of A. Kleps
.i r ii." i: r -c t n r.
urj.i-u xur us, mu iinu ui xj. u. vuitin tx,
Co., about two months ago: he left a
chest of tools here, which is in our pos
session yet: the key found fits the chest.
1. Philip Hancock, after being duly
sworn, do say that I am in the employ of
j. iieimom. mat i kiiuw mis man, a.
Kleps, about six weeks ago: I was told by
a man. whose name 1 don't know, that he
tried to drown himself; whon I last saw
him he had a gray suit of clothes, sack
coat and a dark, soft hat on.
ixiiUismox i:y ooitoxnu's jhey.
State oi Onxoox. .
County of Ciatsoi', 1
In the matter of the inquisition upon th j
body of A. Kleps, deceased.
Wo,"ihe undersigned jurors, summoned
to appear before B. B. Franklin, coroner
of the precinct of Astoria, county of
Clatsop, state of Orecou. at Franklin's
office, m the city or Astoria, county and
slate aforesaid,"ou this !Mth day of De-
embcr, lr&., to inquire into the cause of
the death of a parson found hanging on
i hemlock bush near the cut on Main
street, whose name is unknown, having
been duly sworn according to law, and
having made such inquisition, after in
specting the body and hearing the testi
mony adduced, upon our oaths each and
all do say. that we find that the deceased
was named A. Kleps, was aged about 30
years, a cabinet maker by trade, and he
came to his death by hanging himself on
or about the 1st day of October, 18-53; all
of which wo duly certify by this inquisi
tion iu willing oy us.
Signed tliiK liltli dav of December, lass.
W T ltl1V
L. E. SELIG.
K. A. TAYLOR,
C. BR INN,
F. C. N'ORUIS.
A Stnliblni? Affray.
At a few minutes before 1 o'clock this
morning the citizens in the neighborhood
of Main and Chouamus streets v
startled by the sharp and clear reports of
four shots fired in rapid succession. An
Astobian reporter immediately started to
the scene of war to ascertain the cause of
such an unusual occurrence in this gen
erally quiet neighborhood. Upon reach
ing the spot his sharp eyes detected the
athletic form of Officer Beasley with a
yet smoking revolver iu his hand giving
chase down bquemoqua in the direction
of Benton street in hot pursuit of a pris
oner who had broke from his grasp, and
at whom he had fired the above-noted
shots. The prisoner fell while attempt
ing to turn the corner of the last-named
street and was gathered in by thoomcer.
The cause leading to the arrest as near as
can be ascertained is as follows: A
partv bed been carousing during the
evening among the raanj- saloons on
Concomlv street and toward ill o clock
had strolled into the saloon in the Vin
cent building. The part-becoming noisy
and it approaching the hour to close, the
barkeeper ordered them out. xney then
hung around tho door and espying an
alley which separates the lower story or
tho building, bolted in and rushing
against a door at tho farther end broke
it in. This action aroused the sleeping
inmates, consisundof two men, in a room
into which tho door opened. Ono of the
men jumped from his bed and inquired
what was wanted, whereupon one ot the
marauders orew a Kmie anu piungeu it
to the handle m his questioner s hip. and
this he twice repeated, tho last stab be
ing given in the chest at the lower end
of the sternum. By this time tho party
had become so noisv as to attract the
attention of Officers Beasley and Stefcbb,
who arrived upon the scene just in time
to arrest whom they supposed to be three
of tho principals and safely lodged in jail.
The man who received the stabs Ls named
John Brmkman. and in addition to those
given him last night has an ugly-looking
ono across his throat, given him on Sat
urday night. The wounds are ugly and
painful, but not considered dangerous.
Heavt Weatheh. When day broke
yesterday morning, from over the hill
came a blast from the southwest that
shook buildings, played havoc with signs
and gave pedestrians a lively tussle to
hold their feet. With tho breeze came
slanting lines of heavy rain, and not un
til 2 in the afternoon did the storm
cease. Beyond a few minor mishaps to
gates, trees, etc, no damage is reported,
the burned shell of the building that was
such an object of lively interest one hot
afternoon last July, going down in utter
ruin. At tho Cape the wind blew great
guns; the booming of the cannon at
noon-sent a report of marine disaster,
but on investigation it was found that
the unusual iinng was a saiuie m uccoru
ance with the proclamation published in
The Astobian of Sunday. Along the
water front everything that usually turns
a wheel, was moored securely, and every
one preferred the inside.
Portland aad the THIard Stock.
Tho losses by the depreciation iu Vil
lard stocks have been a great set back to
this city: fully $G,000,000 being taken
away that would otherwise hare been in
vested horo in building and other enter
prises. The number of rich moil (thank
goodness the poor couldn't afford to buy
such stocks) who have been "cinched"
by the bear movement in Wall street is
much larger than the public generally is
aware of. A prominent banker who has
facilities of knowing, says that there
were very few men in Portland who had
ready cash but went into Transcontinen
tal and suffered for it, and that nearly
every day ho hears of some new unfortu
nate, who prefaces his demand for a loan ,
Zi. .1.,. ,.f 1.nrr r.tllt
with the announcement of having "quit'
loser in Wall street.' According to a
New York paper at hand "tho banks will
loan little or nothing on Villard seenn-
ties, and confidence is entirely destroyed
not onlv in the stocks, but the officials
who make the game and play with load-1
The .Stmdaij Orrjonntii expr.sses
doubts regarding Mr. Paul Schulze's re
ported losses in il'ranscohtinantal stocks,
but it is nevertheless true, for he was
"sold out' by his brokers, like J. N.
Dolph. some" time ago. Further thau
this, 31x. U. 11. I'rescott. manager oi me
O. R. & N. Co., loat very heavily by in-
estini in "Villards. ' so heavily, m fact.
hat he was visited with nervous prostra
tion, and has gone east for tho benefit of
his health, which we hope he may re
cover and likewise his lost money. Mr.
Prascott is a gentleman who has many
warm friends in Portland. and not one
of them but what will regret to hear of
his reverses. Mr. Oakes, tho bosom
friend of Mr. Prescott. is also known to
have speculated disastrously in Trans
continental. It is currently reported on
the street hero that lllard cleaned up
about $10,000,000, and that his frieuos
were the principal 'contributors no one
being in tho secret except uari sscuurz,
the editor of hispapar, who has just re
tired from journalism with $1,000,000,
made on the deal. Tho resignation ot
Villard from all the corporations except
the Northern Pacific, is said to have betn
brought about bv influential men who
made it plain to him that there was lack
of confidence in his management a fact
that was made palpable in a most uncom
plimentary way bj' the stocks making a
jump skyward the moment the street
learned of his abdication. That Villard
is not ruling as the great "I am,-' even in
tho .Northern Pacific, as well as these
other corporations, there is a well-founded
belief; and as a small straw we point
to tho fact that Utis bprague. who was
of that element who lost jiower on ac
count of friendship for Billings and
Wright, will be promoted to the superin
tendencyof tho Pacific branch of the
Northern Pacific railroad, under Mana-
f;er J. M. Buckley. Personally, Mr. Vil
ard is a financier of mushroom growth.
He has never handled railroads or mill
ions before, and it is natural that such
old experts, in such matters, as Billings,
should look with distrust npon his man
agement. Men who have thousands of
dollars invested want an experienced
man to manaco their money. What ex
perience has Henry Villard ever had in
such things? But yesterday he was a
man who couldn't pay his board bill,
and to-day he poses as a great railroad
manager and manipulator of millions!
iuu icuiiii Jicuuo ucic turn uo win ivsi;
the presidency of the Northern Pacific
railroad, and in proof ot it prop
erty has depreciated in Albma and
is boommc at Tacoma. With the pros
pect of the control of tho Northern Pa
cific being in the hands of such men as
Billings and Wright. Tacoma makes no
mistake in holding its town lots at stiu
figures. It is a singular thing that Mr.
Villard should cling to tho northern Pa
cific Railroad in preference to tho Trans
continental, which he has represented as
owning a controlling amount of stock in
the 0. 1L & N. Co., the 2i. 1., and other
v illard corporations; and on a telegram
to benator Dolph, of this purport.
Portland capitalists were induced
to buy tho stock. If the Transcon
tinental company rules all the
others, why did Villard resign?
Simply because the lTp.nscontiuental
does nothing ot the kinu, ana its stock,
like that of Erie, when tho English stock
holders were "thrown down," will never
coine to par. villard has duped the
neonlo. has crown rich at it. has been
found out, and will have to go, even if ho
did voto $04,000,000 worth of stock at the
nt-t ol.mInn ?..... In, Itr-Toi,"..
About the Size of It.
It is fervently to be hoped that tho
board of trado will do something to
check the exportation of "steel-head'
salmon eastward in refrigerator cars at
this season, when no Oregonian thinks
of eating such fish and even the Indians
do not hanker after them to any alarm
ing extent. The Chinook salmon, the
finest of all his tribe, is taken from April
to August and then is out of season by
law; and it would bo a pity to jeopardize
the sale of this standard fish in future
by allowing these worthless "steel-heads'
and "dog salmon" to bo exported as rep
resentative specimens of our fish pro-
convenience and 1 hope to see them be
come a profitable investment for the
wheel within a wheel' which has put
them on the road. But I would rather
s&o tho refrigerator cars taken .off tho
road altogether than to see the poorest
fish we have sold in New York as the
representative product of the Oregon
rivers. If the board of trade do not take
notice of this procedure at their next
meeting. 1 hope it will be dono by pri
vate citizens and individual merchants,
writing to thejr friends and correspon
dents m the Atlantic cities. This thing
is now an experiment and its future suc
cess depenus wnouy upon getting a gooa
send on. J. he Chinook salmon is worthy
of exportation and will do us credit. But
if theso "steel-heads' are sent, - tho dealers
in bt. Louis and Chicago will say "wo
aro inferior to tho California salmon we
have been getting by the Central Pacific
for the past twelve years.
Some people will say that the board of
trade have no right to interfere in this
matter that it is none of their business.
My answer is that the Portland board of
irauo nas tne ngnt to lmenere in mis or
anv other matter in which tho products
of tho country tributary to Portland aro
now or may hereafter bo concerned. Sup
pose, when the wheat trathc was lirst
opsned with the United Kingdom in 18G8,
that some person had bought up and
sacked all the cheat and warehouse
sweepings he could find and shipped the
dirty rubbish to Liverpool as "Oregon
wheat," would not the board of trade have
been right in taking hold of tho matter
and exposing the fraud? Would it not
have been their bounden dutv? And
would it have been any worse fraud to
screenings as representative Oregon
wheat than it now is to ship these "steel
heads'' and "haddoes" to New York as
specimens of Oregon salmon? Had the
first four or five shipments to the
United Kingdom consisted of anything
but first-class wheat, and baker's flour.
tho Willamette river would not be filled
with foreign tonnage, nor would wheat
lands in Umatilla county bo worth $80 to
$100 per acre. Therefore, I horo tho
board of trado will take some decisive
measures in the premises, oven if it result
in the withdrawal of the refrigerators
from the Northern Pacific line. Wo
have lived forty years without them
already, and can. if necessary, live fortv
years longer. Tom Merry in Sunday Ore
What shall I give ray husband?
What shall I give to my wife?
Are the questions that puzzle the people
And worry their peaceiul life.
Give to your husband a meerschaum.
Give to your wife a gown;
And put some crape on the door-knob
When the bills for both come down.
X CHAPTER OF CHRISTMAS TEARLS.
"There's a song in the air, there's n star
in tho sky, .
There's a mother's deep prayer and a
baby's low cry;
And tho star rains its fire while the beau
And tho manger of Bethlehem cradles a
King.'' J. G. Holland.
"The church Wis of innumerable sects
are all chime bells to-daj', ringing in
sweet accordance throughout many lands
and awaking a sweet jov in the heart of
our common humanity.'' Chapin.
"The night that erst no name had worn. J
To it a happy name is given, i
For in that stable lav. new-born. I
The peaceful Prince of earth and
" lis the season for kindling the fire
nospuaiuy m me nan. - - Je
genial name ot chanty m the heart.
"The belfries of all Christendom.
Now roll along
The unbroken song
Of pe!cv on earth, good-will to men."
"The only timo in the long calendpr of
the year wuen men and women seem, bv
one consent, to open their shut-up hearts
Who taught mankind on that first
What 'twas to lie a man: to trive, not
L'o serve, not rule: to nourish, not de
I'o help, not crush; if need, to die, not
liver Charles kmngleij.
Christmas Ls a time in which the mem
ory of every remediable orrou. wrong
and trouble in the world around us should
be active with us.' Dickens.
Then pealed the bells, more loud and
God is not dead: nor doth ho sleep!
The Wrong shall fail, the Right prevail, J
With peace on earth, good-will to men I
"It is good to lie children sometimes,
and never better than at Christmas, when
its mighty rounder was a child Himself. 7
'With gentle deeds, and kindly thoughts
And loving words withal,
Welcome the merry Christmas in.
And hear a brother s call.
"Christmas is the only holiday of tho
year that brings the whole human family
into common communion.' Dickens.
"Tho poor will many a care forget;
The debtor think not of his debts.
But as they each enjoy their cheer,
Wish it were Christmas all the year.'
"I have always thought of Christmas
time as a good time; a kind, forgiving,
charitable, pleasant time." Dickens.
Shall change all grief and quarrel into
"Sound over all waters, reach out from
The chorus of voices, the clasping of
Sing hymns that were sung by the stars
of the morn,
Sing songs of the angels when Jesus was
This happy day, whose risen sun
Shall set not through eternity.
This holy day when Christ, the Lord,
Took on Him our humanity."
"Some Bay, that ever 'gainst that season
Wherein our Savior's birth is celebrated,
The bird of dawning singeth all night
So hallowed and so gracious is the time.'
"As fits tho holy Christmas birth.
Bo this, good friends, oar carol still
Be peace on earth, be peace on earth.
'I o men of genth- will.'
"Rise, happy mom! rise, holy morn!
Draw forth the cheerful" dav from
O, Father, touch the East and light
The light that shone when Hope was
Buy for your daughter a fine piano or
organ, at Adler's.
For your father a Russian leather
diary for 1834, at Adler's.
For your mother a nice useful piece of
silverware at tho Crystal Palace.
For vour son a sensible book, at Adler's
For your little ones some nice toy, at
Adler's Holiday Bazaar.
For your sweet heart one of those hand
some plush cases, only to le had at the
And now we will all go to Adler's as
we can find there just what we want.
Solid pold iewlerv. latest styles and
patterns, at Adler's Crystal Palace.
Beautiful assortment of Rogers Bros.
plated ware. You will find a full assort
ment only at the Crystal Palace.
If I warrant anything in mv store,
either silver or gold, you can rely on it
being so, my guarantees are good for we
are responsible linanciailv and other
wise. Cvuii Adleb.
ROStOirS RESTA UK ANT AND OYSTER
Christina Dinner Bill of Farr.
Oyster and Dauphine-
Cod a la Hollandaise.
Turkey, Oyster Sauce. Mutton, Caper
Ribs of Beef. Pork, Apple Sauce. Chick
en, tioose. Mutton. Mulled t urkey.
Macaroni auGratin. Baked Ham. Cham
pagne Sauce. Poultry Wings a la Poletto.
ujMur i allies. x.ii;ruiiiiiiu m jj.iiiuj
with Tomato. Friccassce Chicken,
Cornell Beef. Saddle of Mutton. Corned
Pork, Lambs Tongues.
Boiled and mashed Potatoes, Tomatoes,
Cauliflowers .Parsnips. ntters.
U ELI STIES.
Celery, Olives, Russian Salad, Pickles.
Pies: Mince, Apple. Coconnut.
English Plum, hard and Brandy Sauce.
Filberts, English Walnuts, Raisins.
Coffee, Tea and Chocolate.
From r to 8 p. jr.
For the Holidays.
You will find at J. YV. Conn's the best
assortment in the. city of Rogers Bro's.
Plated ware, consisting of Castors, But
ter dishes. Pickle Castors, Berry Dishes,
Napkin Rings, Knives, Forks and
Spoons. Spoons and Forks are all the
best, marked XII:. ilso the best assort
ment of Dressing Cases, Odor Cases,
Gents' Sets, Fancy Brushes and Mirrors,
and all the leading brands of Toilet
Soaps, Perfumery and toilet articles of
all kinds. Examine my stock before
Surchasing elsewhere; opposite. Ced
Christinas is Coining,
And if you want to make your wife,
daughter, sister, or some one else's sis
ter a fine present call at Mrs. T. S. .Tew
ett's and see her elegant stock of fancy
Furnished Rooms to Kent.
j Apply to Mrs. Henry, in Carrnthers
i building, over G. W. llume's store-
Have you seen that magnificent French
doll that is to be raffled at Carl Adler's?
Get a chance for your little girl.
W V Sacketteasido A C Halstead,
A Condit, do New Tacoma
J Walters. do G C Fulton, city
C Leroy, Pugefc S'd J Hess, Skipanon
C Stuart, Ilwaco G Hunter, Westp't
A Davis, U Astoria G Harrman, do
J Weaver, S F W Gorman, do
G Watson. Waluski E Richardson.Oak P
S B Johnson, Ft C J G 3Iegler & wife
J B Dver. Knannton Brookneld
I S Smith. Ft Canby N Loeb. city
Dr. Pierce's "Golden Medical Discov-
".v" has become so thoroughly estab-
lished in public favor that were it not for
th fiirmtfiilnp nf Tiofinl if wmitil nnt
t(. necessary to call attention to its pow-
er in cure consumption, which 15 scrof-
fnlanfthe lungs, and other blood dis
; eae. as eruptions, blotches, pimples,
it leer-, and "liver complaint.'
Dinner afJ EFF'S"CHOP HOUSE
everyday from 4 iso to 8 o'clock. The
best iVceiit meal In town: soup, fish,
seven kinds of meats, vegetables, pie,
pudding, etc. A glass of S. F. Beer.
Fivneh Claret, tea or coffee included.
All who haw trid htm say .left" is the
Slosiery, Hosiery. Hosiery!
! The latest novelties in ladies and
j childreus hosiery at Prael Bros'.
ForaiVeat Fitting Boot
Or Shoe, go to P..J. Goodmans, on Che
namus street, next door to I. W. Case.
I All goods of the best make and miaran-
teed qua tlv A. full stock; new goods
constantly arriving. Custom work.
For Toys ami Novelties
Go to Chas. A. May's Holiday Empori
um, one door east of Rescue No. 2s Eu
gine House. A full line of goods. Pri
ces as low as the lowest.
ZVotico to the TLatlics.
Switches made from combings or cut
hair: new switches made to order from
the best imported hair, in any shade de
sired. Old .switches repaired. All
work warranted. Rates reasonable.
Call or address
UlILKXHART & ScnOEXHEt
Occident hair dressing saloon, Astoria,
At the Empire Store
You will find the finest laces and em
broideries, of richest quality.
Fine Dress Goods.
A splendid line of ladles dress goods is
being displayed at the Empire store-
Corsets ami Underwear.
All the latest makes and styles of cor
sets and ladies underwear at Prael
Bros.' Empire store.
Oysters lu Every Style.
Atid coffee, at Mrs. Lovett's.
"WHAT I do you think that
JEFF OF TJIE CHOP HOUSE
gives vou a meal for nothing and a glass
of something to drink? "Not muchP
but he gives a better meal and more of
it than any place in town lor 25 cents.
He buys by the wholesale and pays
cash. runt settles ir."
Use. Itluimllt'fl Caragk Balsam.
t Al Voiftt? Uipnnf JnIwfYt? X fr
writes: "My mother has had bronchial
and pulmonary affection for forty years
and in that time has tried almost every
thing, but never found anything to give
her the relief JJimnutrs uougn iiaisani
has. At W . rJ. Dement co.s.
.lust the thing for balls and parties, a
complete orchestra, with dance music.
hgurcs for callmir dance3. etc., complete.
To those desirous of having dances, and
not otherw ise provided with music, it is
invaluable. Call at the New "TorkNov-
elty store and examine it.
ZTIasonic AVatch Charm Eost
On December 18. Finder will leave it
at Foard & Stokes, and getS2-r0 reward.
Ict 'uttoiu Work. Boots Hd Shoes,
Can be had at I. J. Arvold's, next to
Cttv Hook Store. Ladles and gentlemen
call there for tne finest fitting boots and
shoes, and lowest prices. Perfect fit
All the patent medicines advertised
in this paper, together with the choicest
perfumery, and toilet articles, etc can
be bought at the lowest prices, at J. Y
Conn's drug store, opposite Ociden
Why will you cough when Sbiloh's
Cure will cive- immediate relief. Price
10 cts 50 cts and Si. Sold by W.E. De
The grip of pneumonia may be ward'
ed off with II.e's IIoxey of Hop.e-
iioi;ni a.vd Tar.
Pike's Toothache Drops cure in
Physicians attest: uCoi.dex's Liquid
Beek is particularly useful in Dipthe-
ria, t ever,and every depressing disease.3
Roscoe Dixon's new eating liouser
is now open. Everything has been fit
ted up in first-class style, and his well
known reputation as a caterer assures
nil who like good things to eat, that at
Ins place they can be accommodated
Holiiaj Goois Just Received,
Rogers Bros.' Platedware,
Willow and Rattan Goods,
Green River Cutlery.
China Dinner anil Tea Sets,
And a Full Line of
First-class COAL OIL a Specialty
JORDAN & BOZORTH.
Cor. Chenamus and Genevieve Sts
Astoria, Nov. 2tod, 1833.
C, H. COOPER'S
Wholesale and Retail
The Leading Dry
New Goods Received
12 SOLID FACTS AVHY
To The Public.
Acting on the Reasonable Presumption that you do not desire to buy Inferior
Goods at Exorbitant Prices, I offer the following
FACTS for your consideration.
I always pay CASH, consequently buy at BOTTOM l'MCES.
I buy direct from FIRST HANDS, thereby gettlug my goods at COST of manufacture
I have just spent 8300O In fixing up my new store, which amount I spent AT
HOME, with Astoria. Mechanics- I nope this ought to jjive me a share of your pat
ronage, even if you can buy some things a little DEAKEIt in I'ortland or San Fran
cisco. I take SMALL rKOFITS and sell at LOW PRICES.
I GUARANTEE EVERYTHING I SELL.
My Guarantees are good, for I am RESPONSIBLE, financially and otherwise.
Mine is the LARGEST and MOST RELIABLE establishment In the city. .
I keep the BEST SELECTED stock and the GREATEST VARIETY, which is a well
I am agent for OLD ESTABLISHED MAKERS of PIANOS and ORGANS, and keep
only the BEST.
1A I NEVER MISREPRESENT the value
T mean to do a SQUARE. HONEST
cent I receive.
-j O The foregoing constitutes 12 GOOD
I AM AGEXT FOR
MASON & HAMLIN, ESTEY, AND CHASE ORGANS.
Is the Most Complete as You can find Everything
Pertaining to It.
The Jewelry Department
CAN NOT BE EXCELLED. This Stock consists of BIAIHOKDS and SOXI
JEWE7LKCY and SICTR WA1CK of the latest Style and Pattern.
Remember EVERY ARTICLE in this Line is WARRANTED.
Flue Repairing a Specialty.
My Toy Bazaar
Speaks Tor Itself.
You can find EVERYTHING jou may want at tho
D. A. IWcIIffTOSH'S
Clothing and Gent's Furnishing
PINE NECKWEAR, SILK UMBRELLAS,
SILK MUFFLERS, SILK HANDKERCHIEFS,
A complete stock of
Underwear, White and Colored Shirts, Flue Cassiinere Shirts.
Hosiery- Glores. ete. The largest stock of Hats in the
clty comprising all the standarl and latest styles.
"-Suits and Oyercoats. ready made or mado to order, at the lowest prices, fit, and
quality ot goods guaranteed.
d. a. Mcintosh,
TAILOR, CLOTHIER, HATTER and GENT'S FURNISHER
Goods and Clothing
by Every Steamer.
YOU SHOULD BUY YOUR
of an article.
BUSINESS, giving FULL VALUE for every
anil sufficient REASONS why you should
Store for the Holiday Season.