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fa gaifct Flavian.
TUESDAY- FEBRUAKY 5, 1854
'TO PORTLAND VIA ASTORIA."
The Standard has made another
funny discovery. Discussing "the
Japan trade," that paper declares
that if the Japan trade seeks the
Northern Pacific railway, "it will nec
essarily come to Portland via Asto
ria." "What in the world it wants to
go to Portland for remains for the
Standard to show. An inspection of
the size and capacity of the new O.
"R. &. N. dock at this place just com
pleted, would probably afford addi
tional information to our friends of
3IORK TRUTH THAN POETRY.
One of the Astoria papers becomes
poetic and says that people may talk J
of ham times, but it does not anect
them, as 83,000,000 will be taken dur
ing the year from the strip of water
in front of that city. "We hope so,
and why can not we say that it does
not affect us, for 3,000,000 will be
taken from the fertile fields of Linn
county in solid gold during the com
ing year. Certainly our prospects
are nearly as good as Astoria, for
wheat gold is & good as fish gold and
in fact does notslipoutof one's .hands
quite so easily. Albany Democrat.
There is nothing particularly poetic
about the statoment,but for solid truth
it can't be discounted. We are glad
that our Linn county friends will lift
another 53,000,000 from the land.
There are several counties yet to
The grave and reverend senators at
Washington are Wing somewhat se
verely criticised for having voted
themselves a private secretary each
at an expense to the government of
six dollars per day while the session
lasts. "We cannot share in these crit
icisms. The amount will be only
$38,000 a year, and the surplus is cer
tainly large enough to pay that little
bill without hurting any one. The
moderation of the senators in voting
themselves only a simple secretary
should be commended. Suppose,
while they were about it, that they
had decided to have ;t valet, a butler,
a first-class cook and a coachman at
the expense of the treasury, then
there might bu some justification for
the harsh condemnation with whioh
they are visited. Senators' sons and
nephews must be provided for in
somewaj. Board is high in Wash
ington and times are dull. The wise
legislators have found the easiest way
out of the difficulty in seating them
around the bountiful table of "Uncle
TnE repeal of the old iron-clad oath
which has psised the house of rep
resentatives is giving serious concern
to some of the patriots in the senate.
It is feared by them that it will open
to a great many southern men the
doors to office and to a great many
persons in the same section the safes
of the tieasury department in the
matter of claims. Suppose it does.
If the oath is a relic of a period which
both side3 profess a desire to forget
it should be repealed. If there are
any claims which its retention bars
and which are just they should be
paid. If any exist they are few. The
iron-clad oath should be laid away
with all the other trumpery of the
reconstruction era. Give us an iron
clad treasury instead.
John Swistojj, in his "Dashing
Sketches of Men and Life in the Great
City," says of Villard: "The specta
cle of a noble-minded man, who only
gave up the battle foi his friends
when his own private fortune had
been swept away in the general
crash, and who then went to bed
broken in body as well as in purse, is
calculated to touch the hardest of
hearts. It is pretty well established,
however, that out of the general de
struction Mr. Villard will get together
something like a cold million in cash
This, of course, shows a pretty big
shrinkage from his former estate, but,
ut the same time, no man with a mil
lion is entitled to great pity on ac
count of his poverty."
Iy success be the criterion of merit,
then, indeed, the weary old man who
sank to rest in Boston last Saturday
had attained the highest standard.
Born a patrician, he voluntarily re
signed the proffered emoluments that
talent is offered and for thirty years
argued the cause of human rights.
Wendell Phillips as a lawyer -would,
doubtless, have won renown; as an
earnest, tireless advocate of the abo
lition of slavery he won the imperish
able regard of the world. Like Garri
son and Whittier he suffered con
tumely while living. Now that the
grave opens to receive his clay his
bitterest enemies admit his lofty in
tegrity and. admire ms unswerving
championship of the right
The Portland Standard calls for
an "organized charity relief, a relief
bureau with central office, where sup
plies can be sent and where the needy
may obtain what relief they need
without a loss of self-respect" This
sounds singular in a new state like
Oregon, but it is a fact that in Port
land there are a great many out of
employment and consequently threat
ened with want
The Albany Devwciat, in the in
terests of leap year and the girls, is
publishing a list of Linn county's
marriageable young men, their age,
condition, business, financial pros
HOW 'TIS DONE IN CHICAGO.
Divorce has become the staple
product of Chicago and the revenues
derived therefrom have brought
wealth and happiness to many a
home. The lawyers, nearly all of
whom wore formerly thin, pale-faced
and care-worn looking men, have
swelled to proportions of startling
ponderosity. They live upon the fat
of the land, and have grown so out of
shape by reason of their failure to
take exercise enough that showmen
regard them with a calculating eye.
Each one of these thrifty fellows has
at least twenty-five clerks in his
train, who attend to all the minor de
tails of the business. When a woman
goes to a lawyer's office now she
waits her turn to poke her head in the
great man's door. Tne lawyer sur
veys her for a moment from his pil
lowed throne in an easy chair.
"She wants to be unhitched," the
clerk will say who stands at her
"Got her sugar?" asks the lawyer.
"I should smile," replies the clerk,
"Unhitch her," saya the lawyer.
The applicant is then dragged out
of a side door and given a certificate
declaring her to be divorced. The
name of her husband is left blank,
but the law permits her to fill this in
at her pleasure. The wisdom of this
provision has been repeatedly, proven.
Astoria is making a desperate effort
to get a railroad to that city, -and now
has one in view by way of Winne
mticca. Albany Democrat.
The Democrat has dropped upon
the carking care that with sorrow
consumes our young life. The rail
road must and shall be, even if the
Columbia has to be tunneled to get to
the narrow gauge at Ilwaco.
If the Bartholdi statue of Liberty
ware to be erected in Kentucky that
grand old commonwealth would have
organized a lottery scheme long
enough for the purpose of procuring
funds for a pedestal. As it is, the hat
is still being passed around with an
ardor and assiduity worthy of a col
ored folks' camp meeting.
An East Indian Eajah has a won
derful bed which plays tunes, tells
the time of day and does a great
many marvelous things. Congress
should engage the inventor to con
struct a cabinet which can solve the
tariff problem. Then the salvation
of the country would be assured.
The Chehalis Videttc argues that
the only way to insure adequate out
let for Gray's harbor products is to
get Goodall, Perkins & Co., to make
that u stopping place for the line of
steamers they are running between
San Francisco and the sound.
A man named Wiggins is snowed in
at the iron mines in Ontario, and the
inhabitants of that district refuse to
shovel him out because they think he
is the weather prophet Unfortu
nately for him there is something in
Deacon Parkinson, editor of the
Port of Entry 2'imes, formerly of
the Carson, Nev., Tribune, is par
alyzing the Port Townsendites with
his big stories. He's just as bad as
he used to be nine years ago, when
telling of the Washoe zephyrs.
There is a good deal of rot being
written concerning the Washington
Terntory governorship. The prob
ability is that the present able incum
bent will be reappointed. He has
made a good executive and deserves
Some very interesting Roman
sepulchral discoveries have recently
been made, but the name of the dark
horse that will capture the presi
dential chair next election has not
yet been unearthed.
A Air named Mrs. Piatt has writ
ten a poem to show that the only
happy woman is dead. We would
like to know how she ascertained
The editor of a New Yorkpaperhas
been left a fortune of 200,000.
Again is the Scriptural saying ful
filled, "Unto him that hath it shall be
A Maine judge has decided that
the owners of the laud ae the -rightful
owners of of the privilege of the
fish traps and weirs in waters off the
The banks hold nearly seventy
three millions in specie. A great
many are puzzling themselves over
the question of how to get it out.
FoLiiOWiNQ the example of the
senators, the statesmen in the house
of representatives all want a clerk
apiece, paid out of the surplus.
The "Walla Walla Statesman wants
to bet that the Oregon Democracy
will make a clean sweep next June.
That is a good bet to loso.
Bakes City folks are elated over
the report that the road bed of the O.
R &N. Co. has been bought by the
Oregon Short line.
A oonstitdtionaii convention and
a registry law are among the coming
questions in Oregon politics. The
last is necessary.
9 m -'
The Chehalis . Vidette comes to
hand enlarged and improved and with
evidence of merit and prosperity on
,. ! ! -
The long-contested McQurrahan
case has at last taken cleave of con
gress to make its debut in the court
Notice for Publication.
T AND OFFICE AT VANCOUVER, W.T.
mj January lgtn, issi. . , , 5
Notice is Hereby clcn that the following- j
named witter has nieciPone oi nu -tion
tojnako final proof in support oi Ut
claim, and itut a d proof will be made be
forr the Judc- of the rrobate Court, at Catb
lamet, Washington Territory, on haturdav,
March l5ih 1881. viz: Jam-s H. t'tr y.
Homestead application o. 2 ST. for the I ts
6, 7 and 8 of sec. 12. Tp 8 N. K 6 W.
He nnmes th following wltnrssM to prove
hi continuous residence upon, and cultiva
tion of, aid land, iz : A. D Wrnle John
Makinson. Samuel Aliens. Patrick O Brieii.
All of Cithlamet. W. T.
THEBDSINESS FORMERLY DONE UN
dcr the firm sUzn Quong Man Wa & Co.
has been chanced and the business lgn will
hereafter be guong winzme. "u,,& "'
Gum acting as agnt for Quoiig, Wing Hie.
will do all kinds of business for tbestore.
Dealer in Fancy Goods Etc. Asent
for Cklar mi Labor.
T OFFER FOR RENT MY
nett nrotjertv In CDDer Astoria. This Is a
rare opportunity for a bHlnJe,JEN
The new Steamer
A. OS. ,I353XjI-
N. P. JOHANSEN, - - Master
Will leave for TILLAMOOK, on
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1884.
FOR SAILING DATES AND PARTICU
lars apply to J. G. HUSTLER, Alain
-Oreet Wharf. Astoria : ALIJEN & LEWIS.
Portland ; J. L. STORY Tillamook.
The A I
Fast Sailing Schooner
133 tons register, will leave Astoria, on. or
FEBRUARY 13th, 1884,
Gray's Harbor. '
She will take freight at Portland, and -on
her return from Portland will leave Astoria.
For fuither particulars apply to
J. H. D. GRAY. Astoria. Oregon.
ASTORIA MUSICAL SOCIETY.
THE ASTORIA MUSICAL SOCIETY
w 111 hereafter meet at the Library rooms
in the Odd Fellows building.
By order of the President.
B. VAN DUSKN,
"Notice to the Public.
HAVING SOLD MY ENTI UE INTEREST
in the Market and Grocery business to
.1. B. Wjatt, of Portland, I take this method
of expressing thanks for the uniform court
esy and liberal patronage of the citizens of
Astoria for the past fourteen years, and I
cheerfully recommend the Urm of Wyatt &
Thompson to the confidence and liberal pat
ronage of tho public, including especially
tho friends of the old firm.
D. K. WARREN.
Dissolution of Partnership.
NOTICE 18 HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE
firm of Warreu & Thompson Is dissolved
by mutual consent, and all parties indebted
to the late firm will please make Immediate
settlement, and all putie having claims
against the firm of Warren & Thompson will
please present the same to H. C. Thompson,
at the old stand, for payment.
WARREN and THOMPSON.
Astoria, February 1st, 18S1.
JORDAN & BOZORTH,
A FULL LINE OF
Crockery and Glassware.
Fresh and Cured Meats.
SAUSAGE A SPECIALTY.
Next Door to Johu Rogers Central Market,
The Oregon Improvement Co.
Now nae for sale at the new Bunkers.
For Domestic use, clean, $7.30 per ton ot
For Steam ue, average. $&M per ton of
For Steam use, screenings, $4.5 per ton of
Also constantly on hand Flrt-elau
For Blacksmith use, at market rates.
FOABD & STOKES.
A FULL LINE OF
Fresh Fruits tnd Vegetables.
In Welch's New Building
Mrs. R. QUINN,
GROCERIES AND PROVISIONS,
Creekery and Glassware,
A Full Stools.
NEW GOODS CONSTANTLY BECEIVED.
Northwest corner Squemoqua and Main
You Are Sure to be Suited
I a a sa
in M M K
Hall, Office, Library, Parlor, Chamber
and DINING ROOM, in
WALNUT, CHERRY, ASH, AND MAPLE.
We are without a doubt showing' thj Largest and Most Complete
line of CHAMBER SUITS in this city, anequaled 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 aud 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.
Has lust recehed DIRECT from the EAST.
the LARGEST and FINEST stock of
Sentimental and Comic VALENT1MES
that have erer been displayed here.
Besides selling them CHEAPER
than any other bouse In Oregon
we also furnish STAMPS and
ENVELOPES with each
Remember the Place
New York Novelty Store
Opposite Parker House,
ifadn Street, Astoria, - - - Oregon.
and Club Rooms
SMALL MUSICAL 1NSTRUME
OF ALL KINDS.
FINEST VIOLIN STRINGS,
Piano, and Organ instructor
STECK & O ABE PIANOS I
President of United States"
"Governor of Oregon,"
Astoria Musical Society,
Mrs. J. W. Conn, of Astoria,
And other prominent persons. Pianos and
Organs of many leading makes,
who!es.ile and retail,
CELEBRATED TABER ORGANS.
LITTLE GIANT STECK PIANO
Largest House on This Coast.
165 First St.. Portland, Oregon.
The Portland and Astoria
Is prepared to contract with masters and
consignees of vessels for the
Loading and Unloading of Vessels
AT EITHER PORT.
Promptness and satisfaction guaranteed
In all cases.
TEK apply to tbP Captain, or to
Fine Goods - Reduced Prices
Ladies desirous of procuring Goods
miequaled in Style and Tinish will
take pleasure in examining our
SILKS, SATINS and DRESS GOODS.
GENTS' FURNISHING DEPARTMENT,
Everything is Complete
and of the nest
John k, rSoatgomery,
Tin, Sheet Iron and Copper Ware.
A General Assortment of
Magee Stoves and Ranges
The Be.sr In the market.
1'iurabing Roods of all kinds on hand. Joi
work done in a workmanlike manner.
PLUMBING.. GA. FITTING, AND CANNERY WORK
Attended to Promptly on Reasonable Terms.
ClienitmuH Street, Xext to C Ti. Parker's Store.
ASTORIA, - - OREGOIf.
THE NEW MODEL
A FULI. STOCK ALWAYS ON HAND.
353. 3Et. "ELjASS7SJ"3El&n
Two doors east of Occident Hotel. ASTORIA'. OREGON.
MARTIN OLSEN & CO.
KALERS IN TBUl
FURNITURE 5 BEDDING.
Corner 3iatn and gqucmoqna Streets. Astoria, Oregon.
WINDOW SHADES AND TRIMMINGS; WALL PAPER ETC
A Complete Atock.
PRICES AS CHEAP AS QUALITY WILL AFFORD.
AXT, KINDS OF FIIKIVITITISK REPAIRED AKT) VARNISHED.
TAKE THE CAKE!
F. B. ELBERSON'S
You will be sure that
It is worth taking.
Every Varietj ot
Fine Cakes and Confectionery
For the Holiday Trade.
Candies, Christmas Tree Trim
The Best Quality of
Delivered every Morning
F. B. EIiBERSOX, Proprietor,
"Hacfcmetacfc." a lasting and fra
grant perfume. Price 25 ana SO cents.
Eben P. Parker, Master.
For TOWING, FREIGHT orCHAR
11. 1$. PARKER.
EANGE CAN BE HAD IN AS
TORIA ONLY OF
Em Mm HAWE&i
CALL AND EXAMINE IT, YOU
WILL BE PI,EASED.
E. K. HAWES is also agent for the
Bnck pleni CooIIdu Stove-
And other first-class stOTes.
Fnxnaca 'Work, Steam Fit
tiaUs. etc.. a specialty.
The best of California and Foreign
Wines and Liquors
Kept Constantly on Hand
Domestic aud Foreign Clears of
the Lest Brands.
NATIONAL BREWERY BEER.
On Concondy between Benton and Lafa
lm GEOBGE GORLIBR
I. "W. CASE,
IilPORTEIt AND WHOLESALE AND RE
TAIL DEALER IN
Corner Chenamus and Cass streets.
ASTOEIA. -.-- OREGON