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VOL. XX, NO. 102.
ASTORIA, OREGON, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1884.
PRICE, FIVE CENTS.
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THE BLACK BUOY.
'Swim?" said my grandmother, as
we eat around the crackling logs one
evening. 4,Every boy and girl should
learn to swim. I could .swim like a
duck when I was a girl, and there
came a time when it served me in
My grandmother sat bolt upright
in her high-backed chair, resting her
elbows on the arms and smiled across
at the general, who sat on the other
side of the hearth. There was a con
scious look in her bright old eye.
My grandfather, pausing in the act of
raising his tumbler to his lips, nodded
and smiled back again. They were
both white-haired, bright-eyed and
fresh-colored; each saw the other
through an effacing medium, which
smoothed out wrinkles, restored hya
cinthine locks and blotted out the
50 years that lay between them and
We, the diverse-aged descendants
of this stately pair, were grouped in
lazy attitudes around the vast, roar
ing hearth, with its tall, carved chimney-piece,
and, as we saw the mean
ing looks that were exchanged be
tween our respected progenitors, we
scented a story.
My grandmother hesitated for a
moment at our many-voiced appeal
and shook her head, then looked
across at the general who nodded
again, and after a little pressing thus
"You know, young people, that you
are of good family only on your
grandfather's side and not on mine,
for he came of an old and honorable
stock, while my father was only the
master of a vessel that traded between
England and the West Indies. He
was killed in a sea-fight when I was a
child and I was brought up by my
grandfather, who, ostensibly a boat
builder and fisherman, was in reality
a smuggler. In those days smuggling
meant great risks and enormous
profits. It was not only a profitable
trade, but it was reputable in a pecu
liar sort of way. It required great
skill and courage. England was al
ways at war in those days and the
smuggler had to run the risk of be
ing snapped up by an enemy's cruiser
as well as the chance of fa'llii g into
the clutches of a revenue cutter. In
addition there were the inevitable
risks of the sea.
"Thus, a smuggler must possess a
knowledge of navigation. He had to
work into harbor on the darkest
nights with the utmost secrecy and
dispatch. To do -that he must know
every inch of his way; be able to
distinguish landmarks and buojs in
what would seem to the uninitiated
to be blank darkness, and to know to
a nicety at what time the tide turned,
and the twists of sand-banks and the
pos ition of sunken rocks.
"There was only one channel lead
ing into the harbor, for the mouth of
our little river was choked with sand,
and the banks extended out to sea.
It was necessary to hit thus channel
some distance out to sea, and a small
black buoy bobbed up and down to
indicate its commencement. One side
of the harbor was formed by a line
of rocks shelving down gradually into
the water, and the buoy was distant
from tlie extremity of these rocks
about throe-quarters of a mile, or a
little more. The headland was called
"The black buoy, a mere speck on
the waters, was hard enough for any
one to find in the broad day, but my
grandfather never failed to find it in
the dark for, of course, it was only
on a moonless night that the
smugglers dared to run a cargo. The
usual course of proceeding was this:
The lugger arrived off our coast at
nightfall, lay to until a signal was
flashed from our friends on shore,
flashed a reply, found the entrance to
the channel and worked in with the
"I had a very independent kind of
life, getting a good deal of book
learning from the old vicar and pass
ing many hours in the bright sun
shine and the free fresh air. I could
run a couple of miles, and pull an oar,
and swim with the best The sea had no
terrors or difficulties for me, except
such as it was a pleasure to overcome.
So at 16 I was a fresh-colored, free
limbed, and, I believe, bright-eyed
young maiden, whose only trouble
was her long tresses of thick brown
hair, and who thought very little of
the outside world.
"On a certain day in September,
my grandfather being absent and ix
pected back at night, I set off for a
long ramble in the country, taking
some sandwiches with me for dinner.
At nightfall I was returning, tired
and hungry, when I paused on the
cliffs for a moment to take a last look
around before striking into the path
ihat led to the village. With a sigh
at contented fatigue I had turned
homeward, when I reeollected that a
little -suit of blue serge, which I used
for bathing, required some trifling re
pairs. I kept it in a little cave not
far from the gully up which our con
traband goods used to be conveyed;
so 'without approaching the village I
hastened to the cave by the shortest
.route. I passed down the gully, slip
ped into the cave and felt about for
ssy dress. Having found it I was
JHst about to come out again, when a
strange sound broke the stillness of
the night and I stopped short Appar
ently coming from the gully I heard
the tramp of feet and the noise of
voices, and a queer, little thin sound,
but curiously distinct the clink of
1 peered out cautiously. Two men
emerged, from the gully. They had
log cloaks on, but by the clank of
iheir arms and the manner of their
ljearing I knew them to be soldiers.
They were talking in low voices; but
I could haar what they said, for the
night was very still.
"That is the place, sir,' said one,
who seemed to be the elder. 'The
.goods are landed here and carried up
Ikis gully. The carts stand at the
&ea& of the gully, where we came
"The other, the careless ease of
rsrhose bearing, coupled w?th the
jieferental manner of his companion,
showed him to be an officer, had a
aper in bis hand. He looked around
3h5jn, up and down the little ravine,
evidently taking in the features of
" 'Very well, said he. speaking in a,
low tone that I well remember, 'I
shall post half the men here and place
the rast at intervals between this and
the village to stop any one who at
tempts to pass. At 8:15 o'clock the
tide tnrned. At 12 o'clock the signal.
You understand the signal, don't
"The sergeant produced a lantern
from under his cloak.
" 'Here is the signal, sir.'
'"Then order the men down and
place the others as you think best'
"The sergeant saluted and clanked
up the gully. The officer walked
toward the water and stood there at
the 'edge some distance from me,
for the tide was low with his head
bowed and hl-5 hands behind his back.
Now or never for roe to get away.
Quick as thought I slipped out of
my hiditig place and hastened up the
gully. Horror! at the end of it was
a string of dark figures winding
methodically down, their heads even
now and then bobbing up and down
against the twilight sky. The rocks
were, steep, but not high, and I was
half-way up them in an instant Be
hind a sheltering ledge I crouched,
scarcely daring to breathe, while they
marched, tramp, tramp, silently down
"They passed out of sight I hqard
an order given in a sharp, clear tone,
the rattle of arms, and all wa3 still.
Then I breathed again, I looked to
the head of the gully and there,
athwart the sky, appeared at intervals
a black figure. A sentinel was"posted
"Up to this moment I had only
thought of escaping and arousing
some of our friends in the village. It
would be hard If we could not devise
some means of warning the lugger of
her danger. Now that hope was gone,
for my return to the village was cut
off. Still, every man must know what
was going on, and would not some one
slip out a boat? How could they'
The tide was low; the only channel,
even for a small boat, was close to the
lower end of the gully, and the
soldiers could prevent any one pass
"I covered my face with my hands
and busied myself to think. There
could be no reasonable doubt why the
soldiers had been brought, twenty
miles at least, to our little village.
Penal servitude for life! What did
that mean? It was no uncommon
punishment, I had heard, for a smug
gler taken, as my grandfather would
surely be, redhanded. For a moment
the hope flashed into my head that
he might not come to-night But no!
The wind was light and not unfavor
able, there was no suggestion of a
fortunate storm in the sky, and 1
knew that the people with the carts
had arranged fo come and that all was
in readiness. My heart sank within
"Suddenly I raised my head and
formed a bold resolve. I would save
him. Yes, I! The skill which I had
attained for my own heedless pleasure
should be put to stern service I de
termined that when the lugger
showed her signal in answer to that
treacherous one from the shore, I
would swim out to the buoy and keep
myself afloat at the entrance of the
ohannel until I cpuld hail our people
and warn them of their danger.
"I never hesitated after I had
formed this resolution. I forgot that
I was hungry and tired, and began in
stantly to make my preparations. On
the narrow ledge of rock where I now
knelt I undressed and put on my
little bathing costume, which con
sisted only of a tunic and drawers. I
made my clothes in a bundle and
stowed them in a cleft Then like a
cat I clambered up the rocks, hiding
behind every projection and keeping a
fearful watch upon the sentinel at the
head of the gully.
"Fortunately the gully was not very
deep. When I reached the top I
crept on my hands and feet till I
judged I was well out of sight, and
started for the end of the point I
took my time, for the moment of
action was long enough distant and I
had to husband my strength. At!
length I reached the rock from which
I meant to dart and sat down to wait j
for the lugger's signal
x uiu uuu nuu tuo iiuiB, uuuuuuiu
only guess it by calculating from the
sunset How long would I have to I
wait? Heaven knows, bat it seemed
an age. I got sleepy from my day's
exertion. The night air was cold, too; i
and my clothing, admirably adapted
for exercise, was somewhat scanty for
sitting stilL Besides, it wa3 damp.
The wretchednesa of that long watch
comes before me now. And oh!
would the slow minutes never pass?
"I waited so long that I believed I
must have fallen asleep and missed
the signal, and I was on the brink of
burying my face in my hands and giv
ing away to despair, when I checked
myself and, flash! far out on the
dark sea, there it was! I sprang to
my feet, every nerve tingling. The
moment for action had arrived.
"I paused a moment to take the
bearings of the buoy. I knew exactly
how it lay from the point, for I had
swam around it often enough. But
not in the dark. Not with the water
a vast, heaving, black plain, mingling
with the black sky.
"But I never hesitated. In I went
and after a few strokes the sense of
vigorous exercise, exultation in phys
ical power and skill, overcame my
misgivings. On I went, struggling
hard to keep my wits about me, in
spite of the horror that would rush
over my brain now and again. It was
hard work, too for the tide was com
ing in, there were breakers in the
shallows and in the channel the tide
ran fast and strong. Once I all but
gave up. I got out of the channel,
among the breakers, and the buffet
ing and banging bewildered me, so
that I fell into a sort of a panic I
threw myself on my back, and in the
very act, thanks to my practiced eye
sight, I caught sight of the buoy.
There it was, bobbing up and down,
like a silly black cork
"I swam up to it and kept close oy.
It was like a friend in all this desola
tion of heaving seas. But now came
the worst watch of the whole. The
lugger must pass within hail of me,
but what it my strength gav out?
For it was ebbing fast I had been
without food for hours. I had
walked many miles, and-swimming is
a most exacting exercise. Still I was
not going to give up at the lal pinch,
and I had my reward.
"A little gleam of parting waves, a
black mass coming on, towering black
er than the darkness, and I hailed
them, White Swan, ahoy!'
"A voice came from the darkness,
iWhitr fitran it is who are you'
"'Lay to and throw a rope over
your starboard quarter.'
"The lugger was only about 30
yards distant I made my last effort,
and swam to her. A rope was thrown
and they hauled me on board, and I
had just limp to g'.ve ray warning be
fore I fell fainting on the deck,
"When I came to myself the last
keg of our cargo was being lowered
overboard. We were some little dis
tance up the coast and floats were at
tached ;o tho kegs so that we might
be uSjIp nml tnoiu again.
"So expeditiously was this done
that it was only some two hours af
terward that we beat up the channel
with the last of the flood and cast an
chor at the mouth of the gully. All
was perfectly still. We pulled ashore
in our boat and stepped on land, when
in a moment dark figures started up.
lights flashed upon us and we were
surrounded by soldiers,
" 'In the king's name!' said the of
ficer, coming forward.
"It was a picturesque group, illum
inated as it was by tho flickering
light of the torches which some of
the soldiers carried. My tall, old
grandsire, with his weather-beaten
face and gray hair; the boyish, hand
some young officer, bright with scar
let and gold and steel; tho stolid sea
men in their blue jerseys and sou'
westers; the soldiers, with their
bronzed faces and glittering accou
terments, and, I suppose, myself, dis
guised in a suit of oilskins and a big
sou'wester that covered my rebellious
"My grandfather said nothing when
the young Lieutenant ordered the
sergeant to board the lugger, and only
a iwinkle of his keen, gray eye showed
his enjoyment o" the scene. The
soldiers had to row, and clumsily
enough they did it, provoking one of
the stolid seamen to a loud laugh,
which he instantly suppressed.
"The sergeant was back again pret
ty soon, his face, formerly red, now
purple with wrath.
" 'We've been made fools of, sir!' he
exclaimed, saluting the lieutenant.
'Nothing on board, except some nets!'
"The lieutenant's face fell for a
moment; then he looked amused at
the sergeant's discomfiture.
"Search them!' he said; 'we'll make
"A couple of soldiers held my
grandfather while the sergeant
searched him and found nothing.
Nor did the other prove bettor worth
"I was hiding behind my grand
father's back, hoping to escape obser-1
vation. But the sergeant caught me '
by tto wrist My grandfather inter-
"There is nothing contraband onb jlJujE ArsD xXNX&lJL
that boy!' said he, peremptorily. t
"'111 soon see that,' answered the
soldier, grasping my wrist until I
could have screamed with pain.
"My grandfather did not strike
him, but administered a kind of a
push with his heavy shoulder that
sent tho sorgeant, big as he was, stag
gering some yards away. "With the
loosing of his hold I slipped and al-
most foil; off came my sou'wester!
and down, alas! came my long brown j
hair all over me. The young officer
iSSatr3 behvoen th0 sor-i
" 'I don't think we need search this ,
youngstor, sergeant' ho said, in a)
tone of quiet authority. 'Ho is not
likely to have anything contraband
about him. "Where have you beon
to-night?' He added, turning to my j
granuiatner, wnne x got into ine
background, greatly confused andj
conscious that the officer had found
"'Lobster-fishing,' answered my
Wif. Tmifh ennrt. I'm afraid ' snid '
ti1Q lieutenant sarcastically.
"Oh, yes; we caught a few,' an-j
swered my grandfather, glancing
nround at tho soldiers" coats.
" 'The lieut nant was good-humored
and could take a joke. 'Ah! but
they're black when they're caught,'
said he, witu a smile that showed a j
verv while and oven set of teeth.
"Aye, aye, sir;' said my grand
father, with a twinkle in his eye ,
again; 'out tney re red wnon tneyre
"The lieutenant laughed outright
'You've cot the best of us this time, i
Mr. W.lson said he, preparing to de
part 'But,' he added, in a lower
tone, 'you had better be careful for
the future. Meanwhile,! am sorry to
have troubled you. Good night
"He put himself at the head of his
men, gave a sharp, short order and
away they went
And away we went But my grand
father had learned a lesson. He was
a rich man and gave up the trade
from that very night, sold the lugger
and retired into private life."
Here my grandmother paused and
looked at the general with a smile.
"And did you never see the Lieu
tenant a?ain?" inquired a young lady
of 14. who had long brown hair, prop
ably like grandmamma's was once.
-.iily dear," said grandpapa, "I was
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Go to the CCM SALOON.
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J. G. HU8ti.eii, Secretary,
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FREE COACH TO THE HOUSE.
IT IS A FACT
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Concomly Street is tbe Best in
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'JEFF" IS THE BOSS CATERER.
lie ha been Proprietor eX the Aarra
Hotel" ia Kaapptoa aeveajearft.
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.
A Good Chip of Coffee
AND OYSTERS AT
Mrs. Powell's Coffee House,
Ou Mala Street uext to Oregon Bakery.
XKVF AND WELL KqOlPPJED
L. Serra has rebuilt his establishment and
is iip.ued to accommodate the traveling
A good meal furnished at any hour of the
d.iy or night.
t ht- fi est Liquors mid Clpirs at the bar.
Two doors wet of Ike i-osier's.
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Boarding and Lodging House.
Chas. Wullmau him openrd a boardiugaad
lodging home south of O'Brien's hott 1, sear
tlie gas works..
;'Jlie table Ls supplied with the h-si the
mTuket afferds: "god food and clean b-4.s
will be furnished at the regular prices.
Give rue a call and satisfy yourselves,
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OF THE CHOP HOUSE
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biggest business of any
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l he best meal for cash.
H. B. PARKER,
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Lime, Brick, Cement and Sani
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Draying, Teaming and Express Business.
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PACIFIC METAL WOEKS
Importers and Manufacturers of
Canners' Solder a Specialty,
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Bar Copper, Pig Lead and Pig Tin.
48 Xorih second St.. Portland, Or.
115 A 117 ir-t Nt.. Nan Franelsen,
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Have Just received a mammoth stock of
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can all be accommodated.
AGENTd FOR THE
K ran Ich A Bach and Maadsfeldt A.
Xotnl Pianos and Wetiters
Orders for all kinds of Music or Instru
ments will be promptly filled.
B.F. STEVENS & CO.
The new Steamer
N.P.JOHANSEN, - - - Master
Will leave for TILLAMOOK, on
When Freight la erd,
FOP. SAILING DATES ANTj PABTICU
lan apply to J. G. HUSTLEK, Ura
street Wfiar Astoria : ALLEN JJEWIS,
PrtlABd;J.L.2iKt TH'S" ? I
Oregon Railway & Navigatioi
Daring the month of January, 1834. Ocean
Steamers will sail from I ortland for San
Francisco, and f rOni San Francisco for Port
land every S days, leaving Alnsworth DdcIc.
Portland, at Midnight; and Spear street
Wharf, San Francisco; at 10 a. 3.
Thron-h Ticket sold to all principal
citlev iu the United States, Canada am:
rassenger Trains leave Portland for East
ern nvluts. at T :30 P. M. dally.
KIVKK BIVISIOX (Middle Columbia).
Boats If aveT Portland for Dalles at 7 :00
Leave Port-I I I I I I
land for I.Mon I Tu. I We.lThu.1 Frt. I S.U
ttana and I I
lower- Co- I
!ambia....lfi AM h KM
RAM 6 AM K AM 6 AV
Astoria for Portland at K a. in. dailj ex
PuIIiskii Palnce Cars ronniajr battreaaPon
Uad. and St. Paul.
X of fraSo
Hiyi't "I Traffic
E. P. KOT.ER-S,
Oregon & California R. R
OREGON & TRANSCONTINENTAL
Ou and after Dec 2d. 1SS3. trains will ran as
follows : DAILY (Except pundas).
Between PRTLAM nml KA.VTV PASS
Portland 7 :30 a. m Gnmt'sPass.1 .20 a. m.
arintsr&s8 10:tOP. M Portland 4:25 p. m.
ALBANY EXPRES8 TRAIN.
Portland 4 M P. M. Lebanon 9 Ho P. it
Lebauon :45 A. M. Portland... lo :03 a. m
The Oregon and California Railroad Ferry
makes connection ulth all Regular Trains
ou Kastslue Division.
Bftwt-fB FurUiiuii ami 4'orVHllIft
Portland .9 :0Q a. m. Corvalli 4 :3o P M.
Coivallla- 8 -.10 A. ii. Portland 3 :2U p. si.
LEA YE. ARRIVE
Portland 5 -.00 P M McMlnm ille 8 :i P 31
McMlnnvllie5:45 am Poitland 8:30 a m
Cloie coT.uec Ions made at (Jrant's Pas
with the Mages of th.e Oregon and Callfor
B"Tlckets for sale at all the prlm-lpal
points hi California, at Company's Office,
Corner f and Front 6t .-ortland, Or.
Freight will not be received for shipment
after & o'clock P. "M. on either the East or
West side DlvLdon.
R. KOSHLhR, J0H5 MUIB,
(Jta'l Maigr. wnp't-ofTraflc,
A. L. aTOKES. P ROOkRa,
Aut Suit- Ueneral x't
of frafia. Puienger Dep't.
liwaco Steam Navigation Go.'s
- WINTER SCHEDULE.
Astoria to Fort Sttvenx, Fort Car by,
Connecting by stages and boats for
Oysterville, Montesano and Olympia
Until further notice the liwaco
Steam Navigation Co.'s steamer
Gfrezx. TVT1 les,
W HI leave Astoria
On Mondays Thursdays, and Saturdays
(Oysterville and Montesano mall days.
at 7 A. U.
Fi.Stevens, Ft. Canby arid liwaco
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
The steamer will leave Astoria at 0 a.m..
asfdrmerly. not belug confined strictly to
Fare to Fort Canby and liwaco, 75 cts.
rHv.-RCo freight, by the ton. In lots of
one ton or over, $2 per ton.
"ForTicKPts, towage or unarter ap-
ac ine oinoe oi tne company, urays
, root or tsenton street.
J. H. D. GRAY,
Shoalwater Bay Transportation Co.
Astoria to Olympia,
Pert Stevens. Fort Cauby. Ilwnci
North Beach. Oyt-rviilo. Xorllt
Cve. Petersons Point. If o-
And all points ou Shoal water Bay, hu d C. tu j
GEN. MILES, l
Strs. or J- On Columbia Kiei
- GEN. GARFIELD " Shoalwater Ba
44 MONTESANO " OmjMIarl.o
Connecting with Stages .ver Portages.
Leave Astoria for Olympia. at - - 7 A. 31
Oir Mond'ys, Thursdays and Satunlajs
arriving at Montesano the day after leavuij.
Astona through trii- In 50 hours.
Leave Qlympla for Astoria on sam? days.
Columbia Transportation Co.
Die popul v steamer
Which has been refitted for the comfort o
passengers "will leave WlLon and
Fisher's dock every
Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 6
A.M. arriving at Portland at 7 P. M.
Returning leave Portland every
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 A. M.
Arriving at Astoria at 1 P. M.
An additional trip will be made on
Sunday of Each Week,
Lwivtng Portlaad at o'clock
Passengers by this rouU connect at Kalama
Iwjrtmapfla , U.S. SCOTT,
Q K. TH03ISHX.
Attorney and Counselor at Law.
Room No. 6, over White House,
O. W. FOXTOX. G. O. FTJXTOX.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
Rooms 5 and 6, Odd Fellow h Building.
T" . A. BO U-Z.lt Y.
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Chenamus tr-et, - - ASTORIA, OREGON
O J CUIiTIS,
ATT'Y AT LAW.
Notary Pubtlc, Commissioner of Deeds for
Call.orula, New orkund Washiugtou Ter
ritory Rooms 3 and 4. Odd Fellows Building, As
tor a Oregon
N B -Claims at Washington. D.,C, and
A V. AliliKN,
FIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES.
ip C. HOIiDK.V,
AUCTIONEER, COMMIbSlON AND EN
ARCHITECT AND DRAUGHTSMAN.
Scholars received for Course of Draughting.
QrOffice over White House Store.
KLO Jb PAKKUt.
Clatsop Couniy.nml City of Astoria
Offlce : - Clieuamus street, Y. M'. C. A. hall
Room No. 8.
rit. X?C OA 1'3I AX,
Pn sician and Su geon.
i ooms 9 aud to. t dd F Hows Build.ng.
IAV TITTLE, 31. 1.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Ofpick ltooiu.", 1, 2, and 3. Pythian Build
ing. Residence Over J. E. Thomas' Drug
TCI P. HICKS,
ASTORIA, --- - OREGON
Rooms In Allen's building up stairs, corner
of Cass and Sqt moeqhe stret .
On Geuevteve street, opposite Bozorth &
THE THIN6VALLA LINE.
Ls the only
Between NEW 'OKK aud SCANDIVAVIA.
First class Steamers and good usage.
Tickets for Kale nt A. 31. JOIIVHO.VS.
Aent, Astoi la, Oregon.
GENERAL STEAMSHIP AGENCY.
Bills of Exchange ' on any
Part oi Europe.
I AM AQKNTFOR THE FOLLOWING
well known and commodious steamship
state line. red star.
Di MINION LINE.
NATIONAL, and AMERICAN LINE.
Prepaid tickets to or from any European
For full Information as to rates of fare,
saiilnR days, etc, apply to
GEO. P. WHEET.EB.
W. f. BOBB.
WHEELER & ROBB.
Seal Estate I tarance Apits.
We have very desirable property in As
toria and Upper Astoria for sa e. Also, tine
farms thrnux'iout the county.
Accounts carefully adjusted and collec
We represent the
Koyal. XnrwiHi llntn nnI Lanca
shire InMuranrr Ni'e.,
With a combined capital of S3C.000.000.
Travelers Life and Accident Insur
ance Co. of Haitford. and the Man
hattan lt'Tr liixurauccco.,
of New York.
We are agent for the Dally and TVcekly
NnrQivccat Nevus, and the Oregon Vidette.
All busiues entrusted to our care will re
ceive prompt attention.
Advances made on Consignments..