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About The daily morning Astorian. (Astoria, Or.) 1883-1899 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 23, 1884)
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..AUGUST 23. 18Si
It is figured out that 115,000,000 is
the amount invested in theaters in
the United States.
Some of the newspaper carriers'
routes in Philadelphia are "worth $10,
000 as an investment.
One hundred and thirteen found -lingsrere
picked up in New York
during the last six months.
A New Yobk printing press maker
promises to produce a press that will
turn out 960,000 copies per hour.
A Pittsbubg man has gone to an
insane asylum because both of his
babies were girls. He wanted a boy.
The American navy, 139 vessels,
cost 816,000,000 annually; the French,
356, 41,000,000; and the British, 550,
A bbokeb at Macon, Ga., advertises
for bills of sale of negroes, offering
in pay dollar for dollar in Confeder
ate money and bonds.
The government building at Wash
ington now jholds $200,000,000 in sil
ver coin. The enormous mass of
metal weighs about 5,000 tons.
An unlucky prospector borrowed a
pistol in a Denver gun store, slipped
in a cartridge and shot himself dead.
He was too poor to own the means of
Ohabi.es Mosheb of Troy escaped
from the Poughkeepsie Lunatic Asy
lum, and marched enthusiastically in
an Odd Fellows' procession before he
Br a new electric headlight for lo
comotives thirty-three telegraph pole3
can be counted ahead of the engine
on a dark night. Thirty-three poles
oover about one mile.
Doa stealing has been reduced to
such a science in Boston that a pro
tective society against it has been
formed, one man starting it with a
contribution of $1,000.
Tebba ootxa is as nearly imperish
able as any known substance. It will
not burn, melt, decay or crumble, and
it is impervious to the effects of
water, air or the gases.
Twenty-two thousand dollars'
worth of twine was required to bind
the 1884 crop of wheat in Kansom
county, Dakota, where the first fur
row was turned in 188L
It is said there are over 170,000
tons of sugar in the bonded ware
houses of Brooklyn, an amount in
store never known before in the his
tory xf Brooklyn bonded warehouses.
The highest salary now paid any
baseball player in this country is
said to be $3,200 a year, and he
is said to have reoeived an offer of
$5,000 to catch for the Chicago nine
A Council Bluffs, Iowa, saloon
keeper imports his beer from Ger
many, and so the prohibitory law
cannot touch him, as he has the sanc
tion of the United States Govern
ment in his dealings.
Ten million dollars in back pay,
bounties and pensions is the estimated
minimum cost of the act to relieve
deserters passed at the last session of
congress. The whole number of de
serters borne on the rolls is 278,644.
Somebody has made the discovery
that no watch will keep the same
time, carried by two different differ
ent persons. If true, this is prob
ably owing to the temperature of-the
wearer, though difference in gait and
movement may have some influence
over the action of the works. Per
haps, too, animal magnetism is in
some degree answerable for the al
The Iowa Prohibitionists have
struck a stumbling-block in the Bhape
of a supreme court decision that
justices of the peace cannot try offend
ers, as the prohibitory law provides,
because the penalty exceeds their
jurisdiction. The court says a justice
can only hold offenders to answer at
a higher court. The result of this
decision is that all cases now pend-
ing must be dismissed, and probably
very few case3 will in future reach
the higher courts, which already have
all the business they can dispose of.
The inventor of an electric hat
band for men's hats claims that it
will stimnlate the imagination,
strengthen the memory and greatly
augment the working power of the
brain. Such a hat will undoubtedly
fill a lqng-felt want It will prove
' invaluable to poets, philosophers and
politicians, particularly the latter.
Possessed of Buch a talisman as it
jfere, Ihe politician can pursue the
even tenor of his way with compos
ure and self-satisfaction. His imag
ination will be so stimulated that, in
his mind's eye, his candidate will bo
elected long before the ballots are
cast His memory will be so
strengthened that he can never for
get the smallest scandal derogatory to
- hk opponent His brain power will
be so augmented that he will be en
abled to concoct schemes that would
startle an intellectual giant This
patent band cannot arrive too soon,
for already the campaign is warm,
even unto fever heat
THIS DAY, 2:30 P. M.,
AT HOLDEN'S AUCTION ROOMS,
I will dispose of balance of Consignment of
Consisting of a ctaMce lot of O-trich Feath
ers and Tips, Ladles' Neck "Wear, Laces,
Collars, Cornets. Kibbons, Etc, Etc.
Also, Lot of Sundries.
E. C. HOLDEK,
Sir. GEN. MILES
"Will make two trips ou
Sunday, August 24th.
FORT CANBY AND ILWAC0
Leaving Gray's Dock at 7 :45 a- m. (Asto
ria time). Returning, will leave Hwaco at
2 P. M. on first trip.
Will leave Astoria. Immediately alter ar
rival, for Hwaco. leaving there at 5 :15. ar
riving at Astoria at c :3o r. sc
This gives everyone a splendid opportuni
ty and more time than heretofore.
Fare fw? the ReHad Trip - 81
-nereis oougni ac me omce.
J. H. D.GRAY,
Will sail from Main street Wharf for
TILLAMOOK, at 6 A. sr.. on
Tuesday, Aug. 26, 1884.
For Freight or Passage apply to C Leinen
weber, or J. G. Hustler, at the Wharf.
PAINTIHGAHD PAPER HANGING
AT THE OLD STAND.
Rooms to Let.
FURNISHED ROOMS, SINGLE AND
double, corner Cass and Jefferson (for
merly occupied by Mrs. McClaniahan) :
Temperance driuks for sa!e : half gallon.
ieu ecu is.
rHHE AMERICAN SHIP A LAMED A NOW
X on berth at this port requires twelve or
fourteen men, without advance, at $30 per
j.iuuiu iruiu Asiona wjxaverpooi uireci. Any
one wishing to ship can apply to Capt. Nick
els on board the vessel.
TtTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
i there win he a meeting of the stock
holders of the OddFellows' Land and Build
ing Association, in the lodge room of Beaver
Lodge No. 35, 1. 0. 0. F.. on Saturday. Aug,
, .itsw, ai x x: m. aiuii auenaance is re
TIVE HUNDRED CORDS DRY HEM-
x. lock wood, which I will deliver at the
bouses of customers for S4 a cord.
Drayingof all kinds done at reasonable
rates. k. il makion.
AN OLD AND WELL ESTABLISHED
business In one of the best locations in
the city. Other business the owner's only
rca-suu lor seiung. xuis wui Dear inveMiga
tlon and is a good chance.
The premises will be sold orreuted as buy
er may prefer.
Apply at The Astoeiax office.
TS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE ANNU
1. al meeting of Stockholders of the I. X.L
Packing Co., will be held at the Company's
office, upper Astoria, on Saturday, August
30, at l o'clock r. v., for the purpose of elect
ing a .Board of Directors lor the ensuing
By Order of J. OSTROM,
S. ERICKSON, President
Ml Bell Jewelry,
Scarf Pins, Chains, Watches,
Of every description.
The finest stock of Jewelry In Astoria.
"All goods warrantedasrepresented
GUSTAV HANSEN, JEWELER.
THE S. S. "COOS BAY"
53-k s00 Tons register, new, fast
wJfllfefMr sailing Classed A 1.
Is now loading in
SAN FRANCISCO for PORTLAND,
And will sail on, or about
August 20 from Saa Francisco, and
abHt August 30 from Portland.
toucklnc at Coos Bay.
Favorable rates of freight and passage
will be obtained from the owners. THE
CO AT AND RIVER STEAMSHIP CO., San
Francisco, or the agents. ',
WATSON, TVRIQHT & CO..
10, North Front street, Portland.
H. B. PARKER
Hay, Oats, and Straw,
Brick. Cement, and Sand.
Wood Delivered to Order.
Draymg, Teaming, and Express Business
WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS.
THERE WILL BE A MEETING OF THE
,r ofocKholders of the Jensen Can Filline
Machine Company at the office, at the As
toria Iron Works at half-past seven o'clock,
on September 19th. 18S4,
By order of the President,
Dissolution of Partnership.
THE FIRM OF STONE & DAVIDSON IS
this day dissolved by mutual consent.
C. W. &tone will conduct the business in fu
ture, and collect all accounts and nay all
debts of the late firm. au
d-tt J. A DAVIDSON.
Uader the Auspices of Astoria Lodge No.
40. Independent Order of Good
For Benefit of the Orphans7 Home.
On Wednesday Aug. 27, '84,
THE POPULAR STEAMEi: jt-
Ml CLARA PARKER?
TOLL LEAVE "V
MAIN STREET WHARF I
8:80 A.M., and Leinenweber's Cannery f
Refreshments nil! h tprvrt nn thi
ground. The public are cordially Invited to
Ticket for sale by members of the Lodge
mwl fit 'Vffirlmrv Xr RtavAno' Hilr Qtnra
The Leading House.
THE LARGEST STOCK.
The Finest anil Choicest Goods.
Carl Afflert Crystal Palace.
Books, Stationery, Fancy GooUn,
Toys, Baby Carnage.
Solid Gold and Silver Jewelry
Watches and Clocks,
And the largest and finest assortment of
uiiM-fiiancous guous uonn or
Pianos anil Mosical Instrnments.
3FA11 my goods are guaranteed to be as
represeniea, ana u noi sausiaciory j ou will
find me here six months or a vear from now
to inaKe ever tning right.
A FIRST-CLASS watch-maker in attend
ance. All -work guaranteed.
You are cordially Invited to call and In
spect the handsome newgoods Just received,
LOEB & OO.
AGENTS FOR THE
Best San Francisco Houses and
Tumblers Decanters, and AU
Kinds of Saloon Supplies.
S3T-A11 goods sold at San Francisco Prices.
Opposite Parker House. Astori.u Oregon.
Liverpool and London and Globe.
North British and Mercantile
Of London and Edinburgh.
Old Connecticut of Hartford,
COMMERCIAL OF CALIFORNIA
Fire Insurance Companies,
Representing a Capital of $67,000 OOO.
B. VAN DUSEN. Aqent.
The Gem Saloon.
The Popular Resort for Astorians.
Finest of Wines and Liquors
Go to THE GEM SALOON.
ALEX. CAMPBELL. - - PROPRIETOR
GAPE ANN OILED CLOTHING,
OVERALLS, COATS. HATS.
SHIRTS, GUM BOOTS, Etc:
And a complete outfit, of Best Quality, and
at the LOWEST PRICE or any Estab
lishment in the city.
P. A. STOKES & CO.
Have opened a New Stock of Al poods In the
store next door to Foard & Stokes, and
To all Customers.
W. E. DEMENT & CO.
ASTORIA, - - - OREGON
Carry in Stock,
DRUGS, CHEMICALS, TOILET
Prescriptions carefully Compounded
Garnahan & Go.
I. "W. CASE,
IMPORTERS AND WHOLESALE AND
KB TAIL DEALERS IN
Corner Cnenamus and Cass streets.
ASTORIA - - - OREGON
flXHE TAXPAYERS OF SCHOOL DIS-
.Pct No. l, Clatsop County, Oregon, are
notified that the school tax of said district
lOr UID Par IRRi Is nnn Aa nnA niriMi nt
the office of the undersigned in Astbri3, Or
egon, and that the same will be deemed de-
iiuuueiji uniess nam witnin CO days from the
date of this notice. J. o. BOZOBTH.
. . District Cleric
Astoria, August lith, 18S.
We beg to call the attention of the public to our latest importation, direct from
Eastern manufacturers, of the
X.AXtGr:S7 INVOICE; OF
Ever offered for sale in tbb city,
Finest body Brussels
In the Newest Tints and Shades,
To the lowest priced article In this line "We are determined to dispose of our stock of
Carpets within the next four weeks, and to that end oiler special Inducement", precluding
the possibility of Itelnjr Undersold by sny ofon- Competitor.
Furniture and House Furnishing Line
We can show sou the cryBEST GOODS at BOTTOM FIGURES, and shall he pleased
to receie a call for inspection whether jou purchase or nut.
Carpets, Matting, Pictures, Mirrors,
PICTURE FRAMES MOULDINGS, ETC., ETC.
At Greatly Reduced Prices,
And cordially invite a call from our friends and the public generally.
We intend to become a permanent fixture in this place and trust to receive a
liberal share of patronage from the public.
ASTORIA FURNITURE CO.,
Cor. Chenamns and Hamilton Sts. H. Uu BUISSON, Manager.
Wheeler & Kipp,
Plniers Gas anil Steam litters
Warranted, and Estimates Given.
Iron and Lend Pipe, Bntli Tubs,
Water Closets, and 2as
Jobbing Promptly Attended to.
A SPECIALTY is made of Tap
ping Water Mains and Running
Water Pipes, as Wo have Su po
or facilities for doing this work.
Corner Squemoqua and Hamilton Streets,
Howe Planinff ill
LABGEST AND FINEST
SASH AND DOOR FACTORY
In "Western Oregon.
A Full Stock on Hand and
Made Up to Order.
AND SATISFACTION GUARANTEED.
Saslies, Doors, Windows,
Of Best Material.
Bids Purnished Contractors, Carpenters
All bills due and payable at the end of the
month, unless otherwise agreed upon.
Wm. HOWE, Proprietor.
J. C. TRULLINGER, - - - Proprietor.
JtANUFACTUKEIt OF AT DEALER IX
All Kinds of Lumber,
ON AND AFTER THIS DATE WILL
sell Lumber andBoxes at following rates
AU Rough Lumber, (only to special
atrreementl em m
No. 1 Flooring and Rustic, (only tospe-
rfnl noTAompTifl con nn
.No. 2 Flooring and Rustic, (onlytospe- "
ciai agreement;-" ....18 00
HouldlnM. lfl ner cent, cheaner tlmn onr.
Fish Boxes. 14V cents at mill. SlinnVo i
cents at mill, '
T. G. RAWLINGS,
"Wholesale and Retail Dealer In
Tropical, Domestic, Green and Dried
MJTS. CANDIES, DRIED MEATS, ETC.
Fine Cigars suad Tobacco.
Next door to I, J. Arvold's, Sqnemoqua St.
comprising all trades, from the
We take pleasure ii: announcing, that hav
ing purchased the stock of the late
firm of E. D. Curtis & Co., and
and having made many
New and Attractive Additions1
We now offer for sale the
MOST COMPLETE LINE
CASPERSON ELECTRIC LAMP.
Burning With an Unrivaled Brilliancy
Sixty Candle Power
ONE-HALF A CENT AN HOUR
The Finest and Cheapest Light in Use.
One Lamp Will Last a Lifetime.
We guarantee all we say and court in
estIgatlon, Tills Lamp is fast superseding all old stvle
oil lamps and needs but a trial to prove Its
FOR SALE IN ASTORIA, ONLY BY
CARNAHAN & CO.,
Having Secured the Services
We are now Prepared to Contract for
ALL KINDS OF BOATS,
In Small or Large Quantities, at
Very Eeasonable Bates, all of Our Work
ALL KINDS OF BOAT STOCK AND MA
terlal on hand and will be sold a3 low
as the lowest. We have also on hand a very
large stock of Sash Doors and Mouldings oi
our pvrn manufacture, which we cuaiantee
not to be excelled on the Pacific Coast.
Examine Our Stock, Work
and Prices, and Remem
ber the old I. X. L.
C H. BAIN & CO.
Cigars, Tobacco and Cigarettes
Meerschaum and Brier Pipes,
GENUINE ENGLISH CUTLERY
Revolvers and Cartridges.
CORNER HATN AND CHENAJIUS STS.
For The Finest Groceries.
For The Freshest Vegetables,
For The Most Complete Assortment
For Absolute Satisfaction,
In Filling and Delh ering All Orders,
Family Grocery and Provision Store,
Corner Benton and Cnenamus Streets,
Opposite Custom House
TER apply to the Captain, or to
Exclusive Dry Goods House
Our Stock Is The Most Complete, Onr Prices At Roci Bottom
And Our Anxiety To Sell Ts Unequaled!
We Are Always ai iris Top of the Market
And With Us You Will Find
THE LATEST NOVELTIES IN OUR LINE
As Fast As They Appear In Eastern Markets.
WE INVITE INSPECTION OF OUR LATEST IMPORTATION
Ladles' and Infants' White Goods, Skirts, Parasols, Silk Mitts, Gloves in
Lisle, Silk and Cotton, Fans, etc., etc.
John Am Montgomery,
Tin, Sheet Iron and Copper Ware.
A. General Assortment ot
Magee Stoves and Ranges
The Best in the market.
Piumblng goods of all kinds on band. Job
work done In a workmanlike maimer "
PLUMBING, GAS FITTING, AND CANNERY WORK
Attended to Promptly on Reasonable Terms.
Chenamns Street, Xext to C. Iu Parker's Store.
THE NEW MODEL
BrH ESIl l H HHB&ji? r!!'f "
A PU1I STOCK
MARTIN OLSEN & CO.
FURNITURE 3 BEDDING
Corner Slain and Squemoqua Streets. Astoria, Oregon.
WINDOW SHADES AilD TRIMMNGS; WALL PAPER, ETC.
A Complete Stock.
PRICES AS CHEAP AS QTTALITY WILL AFFOBD.
AJX KINDS OF FURKITUKE
FOASD & STOKES.
Just Finished in Rear of Store.
Toys, Fancy Goods, Stationery,
Fresh Fruit Received Daily.
A Full Stock of Smokers Ar.Icles.
NEW GOODS CONSTANTLY ARRIVING.
CHAS. A. MAY,
Cnenamus street, south side, one door
ben P. Parker.Master.
Fop TOWING, FREIGHT orCHAR
11. C PABKEK.
RANGE CAN BE HAD IN AS
TORIA ONLY OF
E. Jt. KAWB9,
CALL AND EXAMINE IT, Vnl
WILL BE PLEASED.
E. K. IIATVES Is also agent for the
Ml patent Mm Stow
And other first-class 8i07es.
Furnace Work. Steam Fxt
ttngst etc, a speoialty
ALWAYS ON HAND.
REPAIRED AXTD VARNISHED.
THE LATEST STYLES'
B. S. FRANKLIN'S,
NEXT DOOR TO ASTORIAN OFFICE.
A very large Stock from which to select.
"Window curtains made to order.
S-My patent Trimmer to cut Wall Paper
will be lound convenient to my patrons.
Hardware ill Slip Cfianilery
A. VAN DUSEN & CO,
Hardware and Skip CJtiMlfery
Pare Oil, Bright Varnish,
Binacle Oil, Cotton Canvas,
Hemp Sail Twine,
Cotton Sail Twine,
Wrought Iron Spikes,
Galvanized Cut Nails,
Palais and Oils, Groceries, etc,