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VOL. XXIII, INtO. 16.
ASTORIA, OREGON, SUNDAY JANUARY 18, 1885.
PRICE, FIVE CENTS.
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iS-. A. I., and .F. A. VV '..'Fit's.
ihj vici:i:isanI Surt-oiis.
Will slvc promnt attention to all calls,
from au jtrl of the city tr 'tmtrv.
Oltte uvr Allen' Store, corner Cass and
iMfiiioqiui streets, Astoiia. Oregon,
Telephone o. 41.
K. FICAXEI IA;i.
l'liyalrian Kxitl urscou.
Office, Cor. Main and CheHanms streets.
OMMCK HOCKS : -9 to 11 . M. ;-2 to 5 I'.M.
KesitlHicc. m site the Johauscn building
CNO. A. DOKKIS. KO. NOI.AMI
SJ,A?I & IOISlC!S9
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
Office in Kliine Hloek. imosHe City
Hall, Astoria, Oregon.
(U VT. FtJLTOX. J. C FULTON.
FUr.TOKf 15 MOTHERS.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
Rooms 5 and G.Odd Fellows lluildiug.
.. Q. a. now lu . J. a. gill.
BOWLBY & oiex.
Attorneys and Counwt'IIorH sit Low,
Office on Clienamus Stioet. Astoria. Oreson.
Tp C. IS01iIKX,
AUCTIONEER, COMMISSION -AKI IN
"t EI,0 V. PARKKH.
SURVEY Of: OF
ClatHop Coanty.antt City of AHtoria
Office :-Cheuamus street, Y. M. G. A. hall
Room No. 8.
p 'W. L.KICK.
ARCHITECT AND SUPERINTENDENT.
Officii : Room 9, Kinney's Rriek Mock,
TAY TUTTIiK, .tt. .
PHYSICIAK AND SUIiIJOS
Office Rooms :, 2, and 8 Pythian RulM
Rksidkntk On Cedar Street, back of
St. Mary's Hospital.
f r. hicks. A. k. miaw.
IIIOKS & SHAW.
Rooms in Alien's Ruildlng, up stairs, cor
ner Cass and Squcmoqna streets, Astoria
BANKING AND INSURANCE!
I. W. CASE,
Broker, Banker, and Insur
. ance Agent,
ASTORIA, - OREGON.
OFFICE HOUltS :
From 9 o'clock A. M. until 3 o'clock 1. M.
Bozorth. & Johns,
Rel Estate and Insurance Agents nnd Brokers
ASTORLV, .... Oregon.
Wewrlto policies in the following well
known Fire Insurance Companies :
rnozxix of hartford.
SCOTTISH UNION AND NATIONAL OF
LION. OF LONDON
HOME. OF NEW YORK.
LONDON AND LANCASHIRE, OF LIVER
POOL. PHtENiX. OF BROOKLYN.
CONNECTICUT. OF HARTFORD.
OAKLAND HOME. OF OAKLAND, CALA.
And also represent the WESTERX. of
California. HAMll URQ-liRKMEX, of cr-'.AMKlUC-'
er Insurance co.
Real Estate Bought and Sold on Commission.
3". O. ROSS,
Main St. Astoria, Oregon.
THE LATEST STYLES
B. B. FRANKLIN'S,
NEXT DOOR TO ASTORIAN OFFICE.
A very large Stock from which to select.
Window curtains made to order.
S3PMy patent Trimmer to cut Wall Paper
will be lound convenient to my patrons.
STOCK AND WORKMANSHIP
Boats of Every Description Built.
Shop over Anidt & Pcrchen's.
PC. 31. I-EVniKKS.
Should not forget to call at Town e's San
Francisco Callery, where may bo
seen photographs or all the leadinpmen and
women of Oregon and Washington Territory.
Skillful operators always In attcndance.and
the most minute attention paid to pictures
of children. Don't forget the location. S. W.
corner First and Sorrison streets, up stairs.
No trouble to show specimens to visitors.
Street railroads pass the door every ten
minutes, and this is the nearest gallery to
the five principal hotels.
This medicine, combining Iron with pure
vegetable tonics, quickly and completely
Curca DjMpcpvIa, Indigestion, Wenkties
Impure Itlooil,.1InJ aria, Chills and Fevers,
It is an unfailing remedy for Diseases of the
Klilncyn nnd Liver.
It is invaluable for Diseases peculiar to
Women, and all who lead sedentary lives.
It does not Injure the teeth, cause hcadachc,or
produce constipation other Iron medicines do.
It enriches and purifies the blood, stimulates
the appetite, aids the assimilation of food, re
lieves Heartburn and Belching, and strength
ens the muscles and nerves.
For Intermittent Fevers, Lassitude, Lack of
Energy, Ac, it has no equal.
83" The genuine has above trade mark nnd
1 rosf ed red lines on wrapper. Take no other
JuIru.1jl,J ItltOW.t CHLEIC1L IX), niLTI20RE,XD
REDINCTOX, WOODABDJJt CO., Tortifind, Or
and MALARIA. '
From these sources arise three-fourths
of the diseases of the human race. These
Byraptoras indicate their existence:
Xioss of Appetite, Koxvcla costive,
Sick Headache, fullness after cat
iff, aversion to exertion of body or
mind, i:ructat ion of food, Irritaljil
Ityoftempcr,X.ovi8plrIts,AfccHnc orhavi ng neglected t.omcduty,2iz
ziiiess,FIuttcrlnguttheIIcart,Iots before the eyes, highly colored
the use of a remedy thatacta directly ou
the Liver. As a Liver inedicincTDTT'S
1'ir.I.S have no cquaL Thclractionon
tho Kidneys and Skin is nlso prempt:
removing all Impurities through these
three ' scavengers of the system,"
producing appetite, sound digestion,
regular stools, a clear skin and a vig
orous body. TCTT.S PULLS causo no
nausea or griping nor Interfere Trim
daily work and axo a perfect
ANTIDOTE TO MALARIA.
GKATllAIROir'V"llISTm5 olmncroil In.
1,-j-pana Mf m ka
stantly to a GLossr Rlack 1v asinglo
application of this Dvn. Sold'by Drug-
?ists,or tent by express on receipt of SL
Onice, 4i rurrav Street, New York.
nnra zotal op vzzruu zzzzszz rssa.
A. V. Allen,
Wholesale and RetailJDealcr In
Glass and Plated Ware,
TROPICAL AND DOMESTIC
FRUITS AND VEGETABLES.
G. A. ST1NS0N & CO.,
At CaiL Rogers old stand, comer of Cass
and Court Streets.
Ship and Cannery work Horseshoeing.
vagons made aud repaired. Good work
Geo. P. Wheeler & Co.
Representing the following first-class For
eign and Home companies :
Royal Norwich-Union and
Lancashire, assets. S3C.000.000
South British and National, " 20,000.000
Firemans Fumi, " i rX) 000
Union, Fire and Marine " l.Ooo'ooo
State, (dwellings only) M 100.000
And the old and reliable Travelers Life
and Accident Insurance Co. of Hartford.
Conn. Deposited in Oregon, 400,000 for the
security of Policy holders.
Ppmnn&l Affrnttnn i'ivn tn ill lutctnnee
and SatiKfactlon Uuaranteed In every' in-
Office Iii Hume'd New Building, Asto
W. E. DEMENT & CO.
Carry in Stock,
DRUGS, CHEMICALS, TOILET
Prescriptions carefully Compounded
DYING FOR ITS MASTER.
An old man and a young one met in
an uptown museum the other day
and found mutual interest in discuss
ing a den of snakes. "If you -would
caro to hoar it," said tho old man,
who was old only in years, his sturdy
form indicating that not more than
two-thirds of his life was behind him.
"if you would caro to hear it I will
tell you a story about a snake, not
one of theso foreign reptiles, but a
home-bred rattlesnake, too common,
I suppose, to find a place here."
'Tell it," said the young man,
"snake stories are always interesting.
And so it came about that fifteen
minutes later the two sat at n table
in the quiet corner of a quiet restau
aut with a bottle of Tokay, for which
the place is famous, between them.
The old man lifted the wino glass be
tween his thumb and finger, watch
ing the exquisite light playing in the
red depths of tho glass, and thus be
gan: "My name is Thomas "Wilman, and
I live in Philadelphia, whero my son
Harry is a prominent business man.
Thirtj'-one years ago yesterday I
married in Great Barrington, Mass.,
as pretty a girl as that village (fa
mous for its pretty girls) ever shel
tered, hue had been well brought
up, but had no fortune. I had $1,
500, which I had made by running a
sawmill. We wero young and had
tho world before us, and we conclud
ed to go west Going we3t in thoso
da3 didn't mean, as it seems to now,
going bej'ond the Mississippi. Going
into lork stato was going west then.
I had a cousin in Cattaraugus, a lit
tle village on tho Erie railway, thirty
miles east of Dunkirk, and we con
cluded to go there.
It wa3 late in August when wo
reached Cattiraugus. My cousin
gave us a hearty welcome, and I set
about looking for a spot to build.
Cattarangus is a curious sort of a
place. Tho village is surrounded by
hills, and tho Tvonder to mo i3 that
it doesn't slido down into the wash
bowl-like valley on thoide of which
it is mine a Jittio creek runs
through the village, and a mile to
the west finds itself in a deep narrow
valley, with almost perpendicular
sides, 100 feet high. This valley is
called Skinner Hollow, and is one of
the most picturesque spots on the
Erie road. I went down into tho
hollow prospecting. The sides, where
they are not steep, wero covered with
a neavy growth 01 nrst-ciass pine,
and for miles around the hills were
thick with tho same timber. I saw
there was money in a sawmill right
down in that hollow, and I built one
on the stream, which I could seo was
a good-sized creek mo3t of the year.
It is ono of the branches of Cattaran
gus creek, which empties into Lake
Erie thirty miles west of Buffalo.
"I built my mill there and close to it
a little house, so closo in fact, that
the two joined. I took Jvatie, that is
my wife, down there and we began
housekeeping. That waB well into
tho winter, and I began logging at
oace. I hired a gang of men to help
me, raised mouey by contracting my
lumber ahead, and started in. "Wo
cut logs on the hill olose to the mill,
rigged up slides, and ran them down
to the log-way. I tell you it was
music to me when tho saw ripped
into the first log and a clean-cut slab
dropped off from the teeth. We Jiad
a little jollification. That was tho
first log ever cut in Skinner hollow,
and people drove ton miles to see it
Business was good. Thero was lots
of snow, which made it easy work
getting logs to the mill and drawing
the lumber out to the village, besides
giving mo all the water I wanted. In
fact water was running over the tail
of my flume every hour from the
time I turned it into the race until
tho middle of July. Then a dry spell
came on, ana 1 had to shut down for
two or three hours every day to let
my race fill up.
"But I did'nt mind that I had a
tip-top season and made money. I
had logs enough at my door to keep
me busy for a year, and I knew where
there wero plenty more when they
ran out And, besides, I had two to
look after instead of one. Tou
wouldn't think if you'd seo Harry,
with all his refined ways and educa
tion, that the first music Lo ever heard
was a saw tearing through a pine
knot But it's so. He was a pion
eer's son and knocked around a saw
mill until he was in his teens. "Well,
when business was slow I worked
around the house, fixing up things
for Katie, so as to make her more
comfortable. She couldn't have been
more contented. She used to think
that sawmill was just about tho pleas
antest place in tho country. Hour
after hour she'd stay out thero with
me, and we'd keep up tho conversa
tion while the log was running back
and stop when it went P to tho saw.
Dear me! Dear mel "Why. I can see
her a3 she used to look in those days
just as plainly as if I stood there with
her to-day. She used to jump on the
log and ride up pretty close to the
saw, and then just as I would got
scared and jump to drag her away,
off she'd go. Nobody was ever hap
pier than we were, and wo have never
been as happy since, though wo have
been pretty happy, and are yet"
The yellow sunlight flickered into
the room where tho two sat, and the
wine looked like blood as the dancing
rays shone through it. Tho old man
was lost in happy reverie, and the
young man ventured to remind that
thero was a snake story promised.
"True," said tho old man, starting,
"Pm just coming to that I lost my
self thinking of those old days.
Thero were snakes then, and we had
killed them. Battlers used to come
out on the ledges of rock and lie in
the hot sun. One or two had come
around the mill, aud I had shot one
in our door yard. But we thought
nothing of that. People living in the
woods or in wild places get used to
things that would fill them with hor
ror in a settled country. "Wo expected
to find snakes, and as long as they
kept their distance or gave us a
chance lo shoot them when they got
too near we didn't mind them.
"As I told you, I fixed things up
around the house during the slack
time. One of tho bits of furniture I
knocked together was a bedstead. It
was more like a broad lounge than a
bedstead, for it had neither a head
nor a footboard. One end was raised
a little liko a couch, and that was the
head. HVohad some bearskins and
blankets to sleep on and moro blankets
to cover us. It was a big improve
ment the floor, whero we had been
sleeping, and after a day's hard work
handling log3 1 used to think it about
as comfortable a spot as I knew.
""Well, it got along into the fall and
we began to have chilly nights. Tho
equinoctial gave U3 a big rain, and
for a fortnight I had all tho water I
could use. Then it got dry again.
Ono afternoon, after several days of
uireaiemng weatuer, it ocgan 10 rain.
Hour after hour the rain came down
till about 9 o'clock in the evening,
when it suddenly cleared off aud
turned cold. It was late fn October,
and we kept a fire burning on the
hearth, nights, more for the baby's
sake than for our own. Our bed was
parallel with the fire-place, and stood
out near the middle of the room. "We
had an English shepherd dog named
Leo, which wo took with us from
Massachusetts. He was a black-and-white
beauty, and my wife, who had
raised him, thought about as much of
him as she did of the baby or me -at
least I used to tell her so. The dog
was fond of me, and I mado a great
pet of him. He was a noble fellow,
and all ho wauled was for me to
whistle just onco and he'd come. "Wo
let him sleep in the room at tho foot
of the bed. Sometimes in the morn
ing I'd wake up before my wife, and
I'd whistle just once to the dojr. Up
he'd come over tho foot of tho bed,
and wake Ivatie by licking her face.
Tl.nf r.;nla n.n .! innt- nln,.
bed when it turned cold. I threw anj
extra piue knot on the fire and went ;
to the door and looked out. I shall
never forget that look, for it was the
last time I ever stood there and saw I
stars above tho Skinuer Hollow. l'
closed tho door and went to bed, and j
soon fell asleep. I slept on the side
of .the bed nearest the hearth, my
wife slept on the farther side, and tho
baby lay between us. For some rea
son I didn't sleep long, and when I
waked up I couldn't go to sleep again.
Finally, I got out of bed and put an
other knot on the fire. Leo was
stretched out on the floor with his
noso between his paws. He eyed me
sleepily as I walked around the room,
and gave mo a loving look as I stoop
ed down and patted his head. I went
back to bed and lell into an uneasy
sleep. All at once I awakened with a
start. It must have been past mid
night I seemed to be fully awake
the moment I opened my eyes, and
such a sight as they rested on God
grant they may never seo again. I
was lying on my left side, facing my
wife, who was lying on her right side.
The baby lay on its back between us.
As I opened my eyes a dark object
glided down from off the baby, and
just then the knot burst into flames
and flooded the room with light A
rattlesnake, fully five feet long, had
slipped down from between my wife
and myself, where it had been
stretched out presumably to got warm,
and started, no doubt, by some move
ment I Lad maOo in waking, had
thrown itself into a coil on the bed at
tho baby's feet and just opposite vox
"Somebody asks if life is worth liv
ing. I think it is as a general thing,
but if life had many such moments
as that I should say emphatically that
death were preferable. For a mo
ment I lost my head. I did not move,
fortunately, but I seemed to drift en
tirely out of all consciousness. For
a moment only this lastod. Then my
senses came, back to me, and I felt
that from the reaction I would prob
ably tremble from head to foot How
I ever managed to keep my body
rigid I don't know, but by an awful
effort I did. I know that to stir was
death, perhaps for myself, perhaps for
my boy, pernapB my tiod! the
thought was agony for my wife.
Outside I could hear tho eaves drip
ping from the rain, and I could de
tect tho sound of water running to
waste over the flume. To-morrow, I
thought, I'll have plenty of water
again. To-morrow! "Would I ever
see to-morrow again? And it I did
would I not meet it alone? In spite
of all I could do a shudder ran
through my body.
(Concluded on fourth page.)
Threw nirasclf Out of a Window.
A merchant, overcome by nervous
prostration, recently became so wild
and delirious that he jumped from a
third story window of his house and
was fatally injured on the pavement
Had this unfortunato gentleman tak
en Browns' Iron Bitters in time, his
life might have been preserved. This
potent tonic enriches the blood, tones
the nerves, and imparts energy to
failing constitutions. Mrs. Phoebe
A. "White, Alaska, Mich., says,
Brown's Iron Bitters cured me of
dyspepsia, poor appetite, and nervous
Thi- House has heen newly furnished, refit
ted ani renovated throughout, and Is
Firt-CJass In All Respects.
RATES : From SI 30 to S2 SO, per day.
according to room.
Syeriul Kates for Steady SJoarder.s
This U the he.tFamilv Hotel in the City.
Fine Sample Room for Commercial Trav
elers, on the ground tloor. Also a first-class
Darher Shop connected with the house.
Free Coach to and from all Steamships
and River Boats.
J. II. Cr.OSE. Prop'r.
MRS. EVAWALLMAN, - Proprietor.
First Class in Every RespcctI
Fitted up -with every Conven
ience Tor the Comfort or
Transieni and Permanent Guests.
Corner Squemoqua and "West Cth Streets.
Oysters, Ice Cream
The New Model. Everything First
CaS3 Street, rear of Odd-Fellows Building.
Every attention paid my customers, and
the best set before them In first-class style.
A QTT&Y"! O T5o 'brcyvTT
-ti-o tiUJL lc3 JXiS.CJL y
COlUmOia Candy Factory.
Ed. jacJit5on, Proprietor,
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BL muLCrr (,)F,TUE J"2!DFA0TUnBB
. ;;ndJ!ivo Moa5?" - -
f euc Mj?ed Cf3- 30 cts Per lb
PIam Candies and Taffya 20 " "
Rread. Pies and Cakes delivered every
day. Ornamental work for Weddings and
Parties. Heat Ice Cicam at reasonable prices
Cheapest and best place in town. Don't
forget tho place ;
Chenamus St. near the Postoffice.
The Seaside Bakery
Delivered in any Part ot the City.
Home-Made Candy Mado Daily:
The Trade Supplied:
A First Class Establishment. Prices to
.suit tho times.
F. B. ELBERS0N, Prop'r.
Change of Agency.
We hare appointed
MR. O. F. MORTON
Our Selling and Collecting Agent at Astoria.
All those uUhlng to purchase a first-class
SEiriXG MACHINE, or to make pay
ments due us will please call on Mr. Morton.
Headquarters at B. S. HYORSLEY'S Sales
room. The Singer Mfg Co.,
92 Morrison Street, Portland, Or.
Columbia Transportation Company.
THE POPULAR STEAMER
"Which has heen refitted for the comfort of passengers will leave
"Wilson & Fisher's Dock eTery
Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 6 A.M. arriving at Portland at 1 P.M.
Returning leaves Portland every
Tuesday and Thursday at 6 A. M. arriving at Astoria at 1 P. M.
H7""An additional trip will be made on Sunday of Each. "tt'eeK. leaving Portland
at v u'ciock miuuny jiornins
for Sound ports.
HEAVY AND SHELF
Paints, Oils, and Varnish.
Salem Flouring Mills,
Portland Eoller Mills,
Capital Flour and
B. B. Franklin,
Merlaier ana CaMnet Maker,
NEXT TO THE ASTOI1IAX BUILDING.
fSAll work done in a skillful manner on
short notice at reasonable rates.
ASTORIA IRON WORKS.
BiurroN" Street, Near Parker Housb,
ASTOttlA. - OREGON.
GENERAL MACHINISTS AND
BOILER MAKERS. -
LAND anfl MARINE EHBIHSS
BoilerWork, Steamboat Work
and Cannery Work a spe
cialty. OSTIIKrG-S ,
Of all Descriptions made to Order
at Short IVotlce.
A. D. TVass, Trosident.
J. G. Hustler, Secretary,
I. W. Case, Treasurer.
S. AENDT & JFERCHEN,
ASTORIA. - OREGON.
The Pioneer Machine
All kinds of
Promptly attended to.
A specialty made of repairing
FOOT OF LAFAYETTE STREET.
Passengers 05 this route eonnect at Kalama
u. u. uuuxr, resident
PETTO A SIEfiCT !
Royal Brand Flour
Manufactured by the
OREGON MILLING COMPANY
Is of Superior Quality, and Is Endorsed
hy all who use It.
THE HOUSEKEEPER'S FAVORITE
Of Superior Rising Quality.
Guaranteed to Give Satisfaction.
WYATT & THOMPSON
Solo Agents for Astoria.
H, B. PARKER
Oats, and Straw,
Brick, Cement, Sand and Plaster.
Wood Delivered to trder.
Draymg, Teaming, and Expri Business
J. H. D. GRAY.
Wholesale and retail dealer In.
GROCERIES, FLOUR, AND FEED
Hay, Oats, Straw, Wood, Etc.
LIME, SAND AND CEMENT.
General Storage and Wharfage on reason
able terras. Foot of Renton street, Astoria,
Cigars, Tobacco and Cigarettes
Meerschaum and Brier Pipes,
GENUINE ENGLISH CUTLERY
Revolvers and Cartridges.
CORNER MAIN AND CHENAMUS STS.
The Gem Saloon.
The Popular Resort for Astorians.
Finest of Wines and Liquors
Go to THE GEM SALOON.
ALEX. CAMPBELL, - - PROPRIETOR
ASTORIA LIQUOR STORE,
AUG. DANIELSON, -
BebHiltaad Refitted TfcroHjchout.
The Best of
WISES, IilQUOKS, AND CIGAKS,
For a Good Cigar, call for one of
Corner "West 9th and Water Streets, Astoria.
Scarf pa, Chains, fatcies,
Of every description.
The finest stock of Jewelry In Astoria.
GyAll goods warrantedasrepresented
GUSTAV HANSEN, JEWELER,
Magnus C. Crosby
HAM ARE, ffilffl, STEEL,
Iron Pipe and Fittings,-
HOUSE FURNISHING G001
SHEET LEAD STRIP
T'i-n AND Ooppe!
Good Building Lots
For Sale at Low Rates.
Apply to HY3LXN C. KIN SET,
At office of Clatsop Mill Company,
on the Roadway.
"SECURE THE SHADOW'
Ere the substance fade, and when you visit
Portland, make it a part of your business to ,
callon"W.H.TowxEat the San Fran-i
Cisco Gallery. S. W. corner First and!
Morrisoa streets, and have your photograph
taken in the highest style of the art
Sol Bi Jewelry,