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slent advertising fifty cents per square, each
IVotice T Advertisers.
The Artoriax guarantees to its ad
vertisers the largest circulation of any
newspaper published on the Columbia
Days are growing longer.
It doe3 not rain all the time here. Part
of the time it snows.
Tho "steam sohooner Emma time" is
advertised for sale in Portland. Sic
transit gloria mtmdi afternoon.
The Columbia sails for San Francisco
to-day, tho last southward bound steamer
of tho year. The Queen will be here to
morrow. Mrs. Eva Wallraan will have a grand
New Year's ball next Wednesday evening
at the Germauia Hotel. Tickets admit
ting gentleman and ladieB, and including
The streets wore in a horrible mess
yesterday. Snow and rain at intervals,
made a plashy, mushy, half thawed, half
froze sort of composition into which one
had to squash along as best ho could.
Tho Portland board of trade met last
night to draft a new charter for the city.
Wo are talking of mending ours, but tti"e
Portland folks are going to throw
the whole garment away and get a now
Ben Worsley will deliver a public ad
dress at the Parker house at 10 o'clock
this morning. During his remarks he
will distribute sundry unclaimed articles
of baggage. Forty trunks and fifteen
valises, and a speech. Go and hear him.
The AsroBiAN desires to thank its
friends for their splendid and numerous
Christmas remembrances. It is not so
much the intrinsic value of gifts as it is
the kindly spirit prompting the donors
that is so gratefully appreciated by the
The Orcgonian local has tho whole
thing figured out. He says this kind of
weather that has been going on will keep
on going on till tho ICth of March. Well,
if so we'll all parade next day, for by
that time the fields and hills will be
'Wearing of the Green."
The inland railway blockade remains
unchanged. Still snowing in eastern
Oregon, and in most places a driving
wind. The snow has also blockaded all
trains on the O. & C. road. The only
place where travel is unobstructed is on
the lower Columbia.
In another column "Citizen" takes up
the discussion started yesterday morning
in regard to the city charter. If you
have ?ny idea on tho subject let us hear
from you. "Citizen makes some good
points) and while on this topic let it not
be forgotten that the water front needs
The San Francisco papers are making
a big fuss about a Jersey tug boat that
came the Horn around lately. Tho pa
pers say she is 42 feet beam and "14 feet
depth of hold." She must be a beauty
if that's the case. They also say she is
the only iron tug boat on the coast. That
won't do. The Pioneer has been here for
two years and is an iron tug boat and a
good one. too.
In these days of blocked trails and
delayed mails snowed up rails and few
sails, etceteraw, anyone in a newspaper
office has to be like Mark Tapley, and with
that good humored individual has a splen
did chance to "come out strong." This
thing of going to the postofficc and getting
two little patent outside papers when you
know that there are 037 raoro somowhero
in tho brush is what wrings the brow
and the heart and the brain and other
portions of tho anatomy.
The first annual ball of Astoria Divi
sion No. One, Uniform ltank, 1L of P.,
was a success at Occidental hall last
evening, The stormy nature of the even
ing prevented as full an attendance as
there would have been had tho weather
been more propitious, but those who wero
there had a most enjoyable time. The
music was first-class, the Knights pre
sented a splendid appearance in their
brilliant uniforms, and altogether tho oc
casion was one of pleasant remembrance.
This is the first uniform rank organized
in the state, and the society is a credit to
A correspondent of Forest and Stream
says that it is not an unusual thing for
two men, one rowing and tho other fish
ing, to catch twenty black bass in a
morning in a couple of hours with a hand
line in the Columbia river. These fish
are in fine condition when ''running,"
and are a magnificent table fish cooked
in any way. As a food fish they aro sur
passed probably only by salmon. Very
large numbers are taken during the sea
son. The canning of them is a large
industry, and their export and sale adds
no small sum to tho wealth of the sound.
A few years ago, at a point some twenty
miles below Seattle, 7,000 of these fish
wero taken in one haul of a seine. They
are very gamey and fight to the last.
The Chcsebrough was towed up to tho
O. K. & N. dock yesterday afternoon,
where she will probably be unloaded.
The steam pump was set to work but at
last accounts the pumps hadn't sucked.
There were 33 inches of water in her yes
terday morning and the presumption is
that she is badly strained. A represen
tative of Balfour, Guthrie & Co., the
consignees, is expected down from Port
land this afternoon, when definite dis
position will be made of her cargo. The
captain entered the usual protest yester
day evening. As the vessel is wooden,
and she has a wheat cargo, it would seem
fiS though much time couldn't be lost in
delaying necessary action. Capt. A. W.
2$erry Lloyd's agent for this port, will
probably hold a survey to-day.
Gold Bar JLacc Piu tost
In Presbyterian church, or between
there and W. W. Parker's residence, on
Wednesday evening. Finder please
gave it at this office and be rewarded.
Get a Chance.
Unfile of the beautiful mirror and ta
ble on exhibition at Adler's will take
place at the Gem on Now Year's eve
only a few chances left.
A fine assortment of New Year's call
ing cards, all new designs, Just received
at Adler's Book Store.
Return the compliment and buy a
nice New Year's gift at the Crystal
Gray sells Sackett Bros.' Al sawed
cedar shingles A full M guaranteed in
THE PROPOSED AXETnaEXTS TO THE CITI
Abtosu, Dec. 26, 18SL
Why should the city charter be amend
cd? Doe3 it not work well, or is change
the order of tho day?
If the latter, suppose wo disincorporate
tho city and run as a country village
awhile. It would save expense.
Well, as you siy, abolish tho OlUzq of
assessor, then provido that tho county
o'erk shall furnish a certified list of the
oity property as shown by the county
assessment. Ho need not be allowed
therefor, however, over ten cents per
Better still let the city certify to the
county and the city levy and the county
court direct it to be entered and collected
as the state taxes are collected.
Second, abolish the office of police
judge and cause the auditor to act as
judge. The auditor has but a little to
do and tho police judge sits but an hour
or two a day. Formerly it was so done
in Astoria, 'but when the town got to be
high toned it was thought necessary to
have a police judge if it did cost six
hundred to nine hundred dollars per
Third, it is proposed to amend in re
gard to condemning people's property so
as to lay out streets whero none have
been laid. Can any one tell what is the
matter with the present charter on that
point? Tho only place known to the
public where the city council desires to
lay out a street is from Concomly street
to the eastern limits of the town.
Of what beneGt would that be if tho
road taxes of tho property in the city are
to bo kept in the city? There woid be
no money to build a road along Col.
Taylor's land to Smith's point. Without
such a road built and kept up there is not
much need of an extonsion of Concomly
Fourth, Why expend the road taxes in
the city? It has been done both ways
since Astoria was first incorporated.
When it was expanded in tho city it was
said the money was squandered and
the city received no benefit. When it is
used outside it is claimed by some
that the county does not reoeive much
This is a matter of great importance,
and should be well considered. This
town has not much to keen it up except
the surrounding county. Especially now
that tho salmon business has become
greatly reduced and the city proposes to
xax every snip mat ancuors m iront ox
town, so that what little shipping we
have shall be driven away. To encouraco
the settlement and trade of the country
tcere must be roaus. ibis is a hard
country to make roads in. There aro but
few settlers and they are not able to do
it. Now which is tho best build roads
with the road tax or dig street crossings
with the money? To improve street
crossings is the only thing that tho city
couiu uo witu tne money unless tney im
prove the whole street atpublic expense.
In early times Oregon City was the city
of Oregon. People went there to trade.
Portland pushed a road up tho ''canyon,"
and tapped Washington county, and
gradually by means of her roads sent out
into the country she drew trade to her
self. Now and for years tho road tax of
the property in Portland has been and is
expended in the county.
With such money they have run a road
down the river nearly to St. Helens.
They have pushed three or four roads
over the mountains back of the city to
Washington county, and in fact in all di
rections to the county line on the west
side of the river.
Astoria should have a good summer
wagon road to Nehalem and to Knappa.
These are the only two roads that can bo
built directly out of town. The road or
rather connection with Clatsop should be
by .ferry. Tho expense of a bridge, if
congress should ever allow its being built,
would build a passable wagon road to
the Nehalem and Knappa, and would be
of far more benefit and service to the
county and city.
Now, as to improving the streets by
general taxation. It does not seem right
that one or two streets on tho front from
Trullinger's to Johansen's should be kept
in repairs by the adjacent property for
tho benefit not of adjacent property but
for tho whole city and for canneries and
business outside the town. On tho other
hand if streets wore to be kept up by gen
eral taxation, tho tendency would be to
improve many streets in advance of any
need therefor. Everyone owning a $15
lot on top of the hill would want a
planked roadway to it, although the lot
might not be occupied for a generation
In the McClure portion of town every
alternate street at right angles to the
river should be vacated and the other
alternates bo widened to eighty feet.
Streets parallel to the river should be
The charter perhaps should be amended
so that one-fourth of the block should
keep up tho adjacent street. Now the
corner lot keepa up 150 feet of stroet and
the inside lot fifty feet, which is out of
No one should bo allowed to vote in
tho city except a tax-payer and no dis
tiction should be made on account of
THE CORRECT IDEA.
With the writer who opposes the Nica
ragua canal and favors the Panama ca
nal, the Oregonian does not agree. First,
because the canal at Nicaragua may be
finished much more speedily than that
at Panama, and our commerce may have
earlier relief than the Panamn canal will
afford it. Second, because, we can hav
moro favorable rate3 through an Ameri
can than through a foreign canal. Third,
because it is not wise to allow our inter
ests, commercial or national, to lie at
the disposal of foreigners and rivals.
Fourth, because the Nicaragua route is
much shorter and haB great advantace
over the Panama route, particularly for
anil tesaeia, wuicu are iiaoie, in going to
Panama, to suffer long detention from
calms. Fifth, because we do not wish
to see our commerce exposed to the abso
lute control ot a foreign nation whose
interests are hostile to our own. Sixth,
because we object to a policy that will
expose our western coasts to hostile
fleets, with no power on our part of meet
ing or averting tne danger.
At Frank Fabre's.
Board forS22.50 a month. The best
in the city. Dinner from 5 to 7.
At I. J. Arvold'H
You will find a splendid stock of boots
and shoes. Ladies' and children's shoes
a specialty: All styles and sires.
Hard Iry Weod
For sale in quantities to suit at Cnt
nahan & Co.'s.
If you want to make a nice present to
j'our friends go to J. W. Conn's Drug
Store and you will find just what you
want, of the very best quality, and at
the lowest possible prices.
A TIME FOR ETEBTTHI5G.
My con, it isn't so much the manner in
which, as the time at which, you approach
a man. Now, this blessed, or rather
t'othered morning, I have a cold, nnd a
distracting one. I weep at tho nese: my
bones ache, the cinders and dust of twelve
hundred miles of continuous railway
travel fill my eyes and ears and my en
t re Bj3tera. I open my mouth to breathe
because my noso is utterly usehsi as a
breathing thing and consequently I snoro
even while I awaken. I am feeling too
wretchedly cross and generally miserable
Well, about half an hour ago cometh
to my lair ray sister, who places the
morning mail upon my desk. Six letters,
On such a morning as this. Well, thank
heaven, letters are easily disposed of.
Visitors I might not be able to evade, let
ters ha, hal With savage joy I tore every
last ono of them into more fragments
than there were words in all six of them
and jammed them into tho waste basket.
"That's the way to answer letters," Isaid
grimly, "why can't people bave some
sense about writing letters andnot pester
a fellow when he wants to sneeze?"
Now, that was all wrong, I am willing
to admit, even now. Not that I am al
ready penitent, oh, bless you, no. I am
glad I did it. I wish there has been more
ol them to tear up. I am going to tear
up a lot that came yesterday, but there
won't be much pleasure in that, because
I have read them. But this morning's
mail I never opened and will never know
anything about it. August 1G is my cross
day, and don't yon forget it. But to
morrow I will bo sorry for it. Everybody
is penitent to-morrow. Every time I get
awfully cross I order my hair-Bhirt aired
and tho robe of sackcloth hung out in
the backyard convenient to the ash heap.
I know I will have acres of mourning to
do during the ensuing twenty-four hours.
'Twas ever thus: "The good that I would
do I do not; but the evil which I would
not, that I do." Yea, verily, I will sit up
at night and go out of my way to do it.
Be careful thenmy son, when yon ap
proach a man'. Don't worry so much
about jour manner, if you aro dead sure
that you have struck the right time.
Don't depend so much upon your fasci
nating ways as upon tho man a receptive
mood. Never ask n favor of p man who
is on the point of answering his mail
with a match. Don't talk your Dakota
land scheme to a hungry man. Never
try to borrow money of a'man who has
just missed the last oar and has to walk
home. Don't try to sell tickets for the
fair and ice-cream festival to the man
who is despondent with some new kind
of dyspepsia. Don't read your petition
to him while he is being shaved. Don't
try to explain the nature of the securi
ties you oiler by talking to him through a
transom of the bath-room while he is
taking a tub. Don't describe your rec
ommendations, qualifications and in
dorsements for the place while he is
running for the ferry and yon aro vainly
trying to keep near him. Don't knock
at his door after he has gone to bed and
tell him not to get up, you'll just talk
through the key-hole. Don't appro? ch
a man at these times, and
"You don't Buppose anybody ever did
approach a man on matters of business
under such circumstances?',
Oh, foolish boy, you have much to
learn; all these things are done by vari
ous classes of fools every day. Why,
worse than that. There are people who
write letters to a fellow when they might
know be would be in an ill humor by
the time they reached him.
I wish I knew who those letters were
from, anyhow. What, ho, without Iherel
If that hair shirt is aired, bring it here.
Burdette, in Brooklyn Eagle.
Moro About the Sbaroa-Hlll Decision.
San Feaxcisco, Dec. 25. 'The decision
of Judgo Sullivan in the Sharon divorco
case was a surprise to most everybody,
but it has been received with great satis
faction by the people. It fills twelve
closely-printed columns, and while It
awards the case to plaintiff, brands her
as a perjurer and an abandoned woman.
Colonel Barnes, Sharon's attorner, is
censured severely, and George W. Tyler,
attorney for plaintiff, coma in for a tcr
riblo scathing. Sharon himself is shown
up in a truthful manner. The decision
is forcible for its calm dignity, and ad
mirable for its literary style. Judge
Sullivan does not decide what is commu
nity property, but leaves that question
for settlement by further proceedings in
court, suaron s wealth amounts to at
least $30,000,000, largely invested in city
property. He owns fifty buildings,
among them the Palace and the Grand
hotels, besides he holds a'larce block of
stock in the bank of California, and
large interests in gas, water ana otner
stock companies. Colonel Barnes said
to-day that while Sharon's wealth was
vast, tho community property was small,
and would amount, in fact, to only a few
thousand dollars. This is the statement
of an attorney, and should, of course, be
received with tne allowance due a parti
san claim. The case will, of course, be
appealed. It is estimated that it has al
ready cost Sharon $200,000.
According to the Oakland Tribune,
the head of the largest sturgeon ever
'caught on the Pacific coast is on exhibi
tion at the fish stall of Camillioni & Co.,
in the City Market. The fish in its en
tirety weighed 695 pounds, and the head
as it lies on the block weighs ninety
four pounds. It is a hideous frontpiece,
the gapo of its mouth stretching twenty
two inches from corner to corner, and
the space across the back of the head
being twenty-eight inches at its broadest
expansion. Were the sturgeon so in
clined, being alive and in its native ele
ment, it could easily swallow the head of
a man, and, if his shoulders wero not
too broad, it might po3sibly Btow the
greater part of him in its hold, as ho
measured ten feet from snout to tail.
This sturgeon, which is a genuine Aei
penscr Oxyrhyuchua, was captured by
Italian fishermen at the mouth of the
Sacramento river in tho shoal water,
where his efforts to escape "from the net
were hampered by the shoal water. As
it was, he broke the net as if it had been
a fly-catcher and broke three ribs of the
boat with a lash of his tail.
Does not make any second-class Pic
tures at his New Gallery, No. 6l, on
Adler will sell you any book of his
immense assortment, ten per cent
cheaper than any other house in town.
This is not idle talk but solid facts.
All the patent medicines advertised
in this paper, together with the choicest
Eerfumery, and toilet articles, etc-can
e bought at the lowest prices, at J. W.
Conn's drug store, opposite Ociden
For a good bath, pleasant shave, or
shampoo, go to the City Baths, corner
Squemoqua and Olney streets.
Joe. Q. Chabtxbs, Prop.
C. W. Fulton got 8 to Salem this morn
ing. Geo. P. Wheeler was on tho street yca
terday nnd is convalescent.
Wm. T. Boss, from Gray's Biver, is in
I. L Foster. J. F. Kini'nll and Sheriff
Albert came over f rum Cithlamet yester
Cant. M. M. Gllmin, who has bcon ur
der tne weather for some time, is consid
CPPEB ASTORIA PJ3LIC SCHOOL.
Iteport for the month of Decamber:
Number registered, 77. Average number
belonging 72.4. Averago daily attend
ance, C8.r. Averago daily absence, 3.5.
Present number belonging, 70. Number
cases tardiness, 5G.
Neither absent nor tardy:
OB VMSIAB DEPARTMENT.
May Leinenweber, Emma Nelson, Em
ma J. Bell, Frank Leinenweber, Bohuart
John Bell, Alfred Leinenweber, Fritz
Larsen, John Laraen, Willie Young,
Freddie Leinenweber, George Pike, John
Young, Carl Knutsen, Clark Bell, Nellio
Taylor, Kate Taylor, Lulu Taylor.
Perfect in depertment:
Caroline Young, Clara Young, Alma
Holmes, Getta Olsen, May Leinenweber,
Nora Holmes. Emma Nelson, Emma L.
Bell, Lizzie Scott, Willie Young, Frank
Leinenweber, Bohnart Knutsen, George
Taylor, Annie Amundsen, Lizzie Kopp,
Lulu Taylor, Freddie Berrio, Lizzio
Hamilton, Ludwig Lawson, Alfred Lein
enweber, John Bell, Johan Young, Oli
ver Bell, Minnie Amundsen.
Neither absent nor tardy for tho term
May Leinenweber, Emma J. Bell,
Bohnart Knutsen, Alfred Leinenweber,
Carl Knutsen, Nellie Taylor, John Bell,
Lulu Taylor, Kato Taylor, Freddie Lein
enweber. C. C. Bboweb, Principal.
Mas. E. M. Davis, Primary.
Upper Astoria, Dec. 2Gth, 1851.
Is a recent invention designed especial
ly for use on ship board. It is a machine
for magnifying sound, a sort of telescope
for tho car. Tho purpose of it (is to en
able a person to hear or carry on a con
versation with people at a distance; and
it is constructed of two huge cone shaped
tubes oight feet long and three in dm
meter at the large end, which diminish
to an apex in the form of rubber tubes
small enough to place in tho ear. Be
tween these tubes nro two smaller ones,
constructed in the same way, but not
more than half tho diameter. By placing
the rubber tubes in the ear, and speaking
through the smaller cones, tho person
can hear and be heard at a long distance.
The purpose of tho invention is to aid
mariners in listening for tho sound of
breakers or carrying on conversation
with people on shore or on other vessels
at a distance.
FreNli Kawteru and Shonlvrater
Constantly on hand, cooked to any style
at Frank Fabre's.
A Splendid ConfVctioii.
"Eating Chocolate" at Frank Elber
son's. Call for a packet of ''Eating
Chocolate." Every one likes it.
Io You Think that JciT of
The Chop IIott.se
Gives you a meal for nothing, and a
glass of something to drink? "Not
much !" but he gives a better meal and
more of it than any place in town for
25 cents, lie buys by the wholesale aud
pays cash. "That settles it.''
Syrup of Fi;rs.
Nature's own true Laxative. Pleas
ant to the palate, acceptable tothcStom
ach, harmless in its nature, painless in
its action. Cures habitual Constipation,
Biliousness, Indigpstion and kindred
ills. Cleanses the system, purifies the
blood, regulates the Liver and acts on
the Bowels. Breaks up Colds, Chills
and Fever, etc Strengthens the organs
on which it acts. Better than bitter,
nauseous Liver medicines, pills, salts
and draughts. Sample Dottles free, and
large bottles for sale by W. E. Dement
& Co., Astoria.
Oj'htersX Oyster I Oysters!
Mrs. Lovett informs the public that
she has reopened an Oyster and Coffee
saloon, al the old stand on Main
street. Entrance through tailor shop.
Renew Your Subscriptions
For thecoraingjyear,at Griffin & Reed's
City Book Store. Subscriptions re
ceived for any periodical published.
For a Neat Fitting; Boot
Or Shoe, go to P.J. Goodmans, on Che
naraus street, next door to 1. W. Case.
All goods of the best make and guaran
teed qualitj'. A full stock; new goods
constantly arriving. Custom work.
Before buving twine examine the
Dunbar, McMaster & Co.'s extra strong
Irish Flax Thread, No. 40. 12 pi v. Jas.
O. Hantliorn, of this city, is the sole
agent for the Pacific coast.
For Dyspepsia andLiver Complaint,
you have a printed iruarantee on every
bottle of Shiloh's vitalizer. It never
fails to cure. Sold by W. E. Dement.
The Rev. Geo. 11. Thayer, of Bour
bon, Ind., says: 'Both myself and wife
owe our lives toSini.oii'8 Consumption1
Cobe." Sold by W. E. Dement, -
Koscoe Dixon's new eating house
is now open. Everything has been tit
ted up in first-class style, and his well
known reputation as a caterer assures
all who like good things to eat, that at
his place they can be accommodated.
The most stylish Neckwear. Lace
Handkerchiefs and Worsted knit goods
at the Empire Store.
Ball's coiled 6pring Corsets continue
to be all the rage for Ladies, Misses and
Nurses, at the Empire Store.
Mrs. Bryce would respectfully an
nouce to the ladies of Astoria thatshe Is
prepared to do dressmaking in all its
branches at her rooms on Cass St, op
posite Odd Fellows building.
We lead the trade in fine shoes for
For Dinner Parties to order, at short
aotiee, go to Frank Fabre's.
biiir.oifs Cure will immediately
relieve Croup, Whooping Cough, and
Bronchitis. Sold by W. E. Dement & Co
Tesl Tccr Bfflfeg Rigger ftjfrf
rrauil.lbvn rrnftvethe c-Trrnnanne.L Adicia-It-i!l
pot bo required to ieUti tho prosecc ot
DOES EOT C0KTAIN ASHOSIA.
lit IlnlUiralMU IUl NEVER Beta Qnntitmd.
htu ttootl tixe consumer's rvUable teat,
THE TEST OF THE OVEM,
Prico Baking Powder Co.,
Dr. Price's Special Flavoring Extracts,
Ibe strongest, mort delldons and natural
flavor known, and
?r. Price's Lupulin Yeast Gims
Vvc Llbt, Healthy bread.The Best Dry Hop
Ycat lu tbu world.
FOR SALE BY GROCERS,
CHICACO. - ST. LOUIS-
The beat dry hop yeast In the world.
Bread raised by this yeast la llght.whlte
ond wholesome like our grandmother's
CROCERS SELL THEM.
PREPARCD Br TMS
Price Baking Powder Co.,
nanus of Dr. Price's special Flawniiz Extracts,
Chicago, III. St. Louis, Mo
Fors:i!e by Cuitixo.Meule & Co., Agents
TEER YOUR PURSE
M. D. KANT, The Boss,
Is closing out his entire stock of Clothing
nnd Overcoats, finest nnd best quality,
Largest assortment in Men's, Youth's
nnd Boys' Clothing. Gents' Furnishing
Goods, Boots nnd Shoes, Bubbcr and Oil
Clothing, Hnts nnd Caps, etc., at prices
that will snit the times.
Ho will make np the finest and best fit
ting suit of Clothing to Order, for the
LOWEST PRICES IN TOWN.
Take notice of the fact that I can supply
your crew wjth Cheaper and Better goods
than any other house in Oregon.
M. D.KANT, The Boss.
Has Just received a new stock of
Solid Gold Holiday Gifts
The best place In the elfy to purchase
And other valuable presents.
Orders promptly and satisfactorily 'filled!
MM Saw low
"7 jg y
C. H. COOPER'S,
During Christmas week we will make
a special display of Novelties in every de
partment suitable for the Holiday season,
and in order to clear them all out we have
marked them VERY LOW.
Ladies and Gentlemen who are in
quest of handsome as woll as useful Christ
mas presents would do well to givo us a
call before selecting.
Fine Black and Colored Gros Grain
Silks, Rich Velvets, in plain and brocaded,
Fine Inported Dress Goods. The new
Combination Dress Goods, in all tho latest
Tints and Coloring.
Handkerchiefs ! -Handkerchiefs 1
500 doz. Ladies' Fancy Hemstitched
and Embroidered Handkerchiefs, from
$1.00 to $9.00 per doz.
150 doz. Colored Silk Handkerchiefs,
latest designs, from 50 cts. to 2.25 each.
A large assortment of Fancy Hand
kerchiefs, put up in handsome boxes, con
taining doz., from 50 cts. to S5.00 per box.
Fans ! Fans ! Fans !
20 doz. Fans, the latest styles, richly
got up, Hand Painted, etc., from 1.00 to
Imported Fichus, Hand Painted, Crepe
Fichus, Fedora Jabots, Gilets, etc.
DiyGooils : ClotliiiisHouse
CITY BOOK STORE.
Select Your Holiday Presents.
GRIFFUXT & REED'S
A Large and Well Selected Stock.
Our Holiday Books and Christmas Cards
Are the Finest Ever Displayed in Astoria,
COME AND SEE US.
$67,000,000 Capital !
Liverpool and London and Globe.
North British and Mercantile
01 London and Edinburgh.
Old Connecticut of Hartford,
COMMERCIAL OF CALIFORNIA
Fire Insurance Companies,
Representing a Capital of $67,000 OOO.
B. VAN DUSEN. Acent.
D - JiU BIcIliTQSH
FALL STOCK OF
Overcoats, Novelties in Neck Wear,
Hats and Furnishing Goods.
SPECIAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO
Fine Merino and all Wool Hosiery.
, JTThe NEWEST PATTERNS in SUITINGS made up in
the LATEST STYLES.
" I Xbw Prices !
: .- d. jl. Mcintosh,
The Ltadin & Clothier, Hatter and Gents' Furnisher
- .83j:? c!
Money Bags, Etc.
Wheeler & Kipp,
Plmnta Gas and Steam fitters
Warranted, and Estimates Given.
Iron aud iLciul Pipe, Bath Tubs,
"Water Closets, aud Gas
Chimney Pipe, Cheaper than Brick.
JOBBING PROMrTLY ATTENDED TO.
Corner Squeiiioqua and Hamilton Streets,