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'Notice To Advertiser..
TheAstoBIAX guarantees to Itsad-
ertlsers the largest circulation of an
newspaper published on I he Columbia
Mrs. Campbell advertis rooms -with
or without board.
Jaines Swaim of l'acifie county ha3
been sent to the insane asvluru at Ssatco,
The stock and fixtures of J. ".. Thomas
drugstore -were yesterday sold to W. Ii.
Dement for $1,375.
The insurance on the Kirl.ieod't cargo
amounted to $262,000. Her Ism-, occa
sions deep regret on the part of lh
During the vear and a half t-ndin-;
Dec. Hist, 1SS1. the fees etc., in the
county clerk's oflice untouiiM to .V'Ji).
Vi. During 1884. the sheriff's oflice was
Qov; Moody :i:unt.iiu-i n:i eloquent
silence upon the question of the appoint
ment of a I'nited States Senator to till
tho" vacancy caused by the failure of the
The records of the state penitentiary
show that in no instance has a prisoner
sentenced to a ten yeatW term or over
served his full term, executive clemency
Captain Granville Keed is about to
build an ice house on his (o:icomly
street properly and will lay in a large
stock of pure Oocolalln hi lie ire for sab
during the coming season.
.So many ladies weie out yesterday as
to give tho streets a holiday appearance.
'1 he brilliant sunlight has set everyone
to making provisions for abundance of
tlowers during the summer.
3Ir. T. C. liarvev. of Ohio, is in the
city, the guest of Col. Taylor. Mr. Har
vey has been visiting tho New Orleans
exposition and while so near Astoria
concluded he would ta!e a little run up
Estimating that half of the salmon
pack of 'SI went to England, and that
eight per cent, of the entire pack was on
board the ill-fated KirLt-tnt would
make it appear that about one-sixth of
all English imports of salmon from the
Columbia river failed to reach there.
Talking about Tnr Asromw article
yesterday regarding salmon, a prominent
resident last evening made a remark
worthy of immortalizing in type. "In
sneaking of 'overproduction, " said he,
"wouldn't it be better to call it 'want of
consumption?'" Thai's about thesie
The Astohian is in receipt by yester
day's mail, of letters written in San
Francisco on the 18th of February, and
postmarked February 19th. 'When
Cleveland's new postmaster-general gets
to work he'll find lots to do on this coast.
Some of the postofllces out this way have
been run in a sort of "what are you go
ing to do about it?" style for some time.
In union is strength. This applies to
brass bands, newspapers, churches, etc.
One good brass baud is better than three
squads of tooters; one good newspaper
is more useful thtm two or three half
starved concerns that are afraid to tell
the truth; one consolidated congregation
is of more avail than half a dozen de
nominational groups held apart bv pa
Alf. D. Bowen has bought J. W. Welch's
interest in the Chehalis Yidette. The
Salem Tribune is dead, aged 2." days. Mr.
Snyder of Yamhill is talking of "buying
from Itobt. Wihlgren the material bought
by the "Astoria publishing company" in
lb83. Three presses are en route for Mor
row county. The first there will name
the county seat. The Taconia Ledger
has been enlarged. No. 1. Vol. 1, of the
Xakiroa Sun is received. Its editor says
he will issue it somi-occasionally.
.Robert Heargraves. aged 24, a coal pas
ser on the collier Willamette, was killed
September 11th last at tho Albina bunk
ers while helping to load the vessel. A
coat bucket with about 1,200 pounds
of coal, while in mid air fell upon tho
unfortuuale man, who received injnriea
from which he died in less than an hour
afterward, while being taken to St. Vin
cenVa hospital. Heargraves had a moth
er and father in Liverpool, England,
and a brother who is in the trading busi
ness between Sydney 'and Newcastle,
Australia. These were informed and
have engaged counsel in Portland to be
gin suit for $100,OCO dumaes against the
A report comes from Corvallis.aavs the
Albany Democrat, of an occurrence in
that city last Saturday or Sunday. Sev
eral men with overdue scrip of the Ore
gon Pacific, being informed that Mr. C.
C., Hogue, paymaster of tho road, had
been buying up scrip with the company's
money at greatly reduced rates, went and
laid violent hands on him, took him to a
tree, tied a rope around his neck and was
about to do something desperate, when
Mr. Hague succeeded in making them
understand his position. Iteing satisfied
with explanations, they kt him go. It
seems that if he had been buy'ng scrip at
all it was with his ewn money and inde
pendent of his connection' with the
Passengers to llwaeo on the Miles yes
terday noticed a fishing boat, pile driver
and scow adrift and dragging anchors
toward Scarborough head. The driver
and boat caught about two miles below,
but the scow kept going out with the ebb
tide, the anchor dragging as she passed
to the south of Sand Island. Finally she
drifted across the bar and out to sea,
when a boat put off from the cape -with
six members of the life crew who board
ed her, the Miles coming to the rescue
and towing her back. When inside a
sadden lurch sent the. scow onto her
side, five of tho men slipping into the
water but escaping with nothing worse
than a ducking. The scow was finally
anchored safely and awaits an owner.
Adler's Cr.Wat Palace has the lead.
The enormous, stocK Is being disposed
of fast, and the low prices make eveiy
sale a bargain.
Whatever you want iu the line of nov
elties can be had at Adler's cheaper
than in Portland. His shelves are filled
with the choicest and a little cash goes a
Playing; cards, 1,500 dozen packages at
10 cents per package. Very good qual
ity at 85 cents per dozen, at Adler's
Kfrxrt Yrvnx On1ril Kcporl of rapt. 1'iwrll.
The jetty ruv:uuie:idcJ by the ma
jority of the lotrd of engineers or
18S2. whose commencement is author
ized by the act of July ., 18S1, is a low
tide structure txteuding from near Fort
Stevens, on the south cape, and by a
slightly convex curve on the north to a
point about : miles south of Cape Disap
pointment. Some latitude in the length
of the jetty is permitted: and also in an
increPtiv of contraction by raising the
jetty or by a short work on Peacock spit.
A certain construction is provided for,
whose estimate of $3,710,000 is based on
stone and beton blocks as the material of
u.3e, although mattresses and piling in tho
shoaler water are recommended wher
ever practicable and economical.
Tho detailed hydrographic survey
commenced in June," 1883, was completed
in August, but from want of funds the
final chart has not been finished. A field
sheet was of value for use in changing
position of buoys and for inspetion of
pilots. A preliminary chart showing the
new ship-channel of the entrance and
the channelto Maker's bay was plotted,
and several prints issued in September
to members of tue board of engineers,
pilots and ship-masters. The survey was
detailed; it included soundings over the
dangerous Peacock and Clatsop npits,
which were tuade by the means of the
life-boat of the Oajw Disappointment
station. For this service more than or
dinary credit is due to Otto vouGelderu,
chief "of party, and t- Captain Harris,
keeper o! the life fining station.
Considerable changes of the sands have
occurred since the survey. The ship
channel has worked somewhat to the
southward. Peacock suit has shoaled at
its ends and tnken the form of a hook,
pointing towards Sand island, with a
tendency toward it and to dec-pan at the
elbow of the hook. The island has
moved further into linker's bay. Chinook
spit channel has shoaled considerably,
and so that the Fort Canity tug does not
use it, but makes the outside passage.
Tho indenture ou the river side of Clat
sop spit has widened and extended to
wards the sea.
The most important change in refer
ence to the jetty construction is the
jetty is tho shifting of the channel
towards a line at right nng'ea to the jetty
directien: it shows the need, since the
.woik is to be done, of the least praetica-
o:e ueiay in lis execution.
The present channel depth is believed
to be 18 to It) feet at low water and for an
insUfiicIeut with: '( feet are required on
the bar. in a channel wide and direct,
and :5 feet are deairable for the deep
ships needed by the C-olitm'iin river
It is judged th;t the appropriation will
permit construction of the ejevated tracks
from the go eminent wharf, along the
high water line in front of Ft. Stevens,
to the point from which the jetly is pro
jected into tho breakers: the purchase
of hoisting engines, pile drivers, building
a fleet of sea-going dump scows, wharf
extension, erection of derricks, and ex
tensive brush work at base of Clatsop
spit, coust ruction of needed buildings,
and general preparation for work on tho
jetty proper, so that when more funds
are available contracts cm be made for
material, and for sea towage, and tho
jetty pushed out. preceded where depths
of water iiermit by the foundation
It is expected to apply the amount
asked for in building about i miles of
structure, which it is thought will check
the southward tendency of tho channel.
Tliclljitt? Hero Hard at WnrV on Hit. War
New Youk, March 7. General Grant
ate terrapin to-day. Dr. Douglass
said he swallowed with more ease,
and retained terrapin more read
ily even than liquid food. Sixty-sixth
street was never so fall of car
riages, wagons and telegraph boys as
to-day. Harrison, the general's "body
serraht, said no ono was admitted to tho
sick room. It is understood that while
the general feels well enough to receive
his friends, he will not take the time.
Knowing that he has but a few months
to live, ho is crowding himself with work,
in order that his history of the war may
be completed by his own hand. While
at times he feeln a lingering hope that
he may get better, he does not allow his
energies to tlag, and in order to push for
ward the work lie denies himself even the
pleasure of seeing his friends. "The
disease will seem to be better at times,"
said Dr. Douglass, "and again it will ap
pear worse than ever. It lights up, as it
were, and then dies out, but its course is
onward. While the general i easier to
day, 1 can't say that he is absolutely
better. 1 left him sitting up.'
Dr. Douglass also said: ""If General
Grant has any satisfaction in the reflec
tion that misery loves companionship,
he may have it In the fact that 1 have
learned to-day thnt the ex-king of Portu
gal is suffering from the samo disease
and in thesame place, with the difference
that the ex-kiug's mouth is affected on
the left side, while the general's trouble
is on he right side.' As to the ultimate
result, Douglass says that cancer is an
incurable disease, and that the time as
to its fatal termination cannot be fore
cast. Death comes from tho sudden ex
haustion of the thai powers, and as
illustrative of this uncertainty the doctor
said that he had had a patient who was
out horseback riding two days betore he
The government lighthouse tender
SltubricL, is expected in the harbor this
week, with Capt. Wheeler, chief of con
struction; Capt. Geo. F. Powell, late
chief of engineers, aud Capt. Davis,
light houso inspector, to select the site
of tho new light house at the entrance
of the harbor. The site for the structure
will be on the south side of tho channel,
on whet is known as Point Robinson,
and will consist of three cr four acres, to
be purchased of Glenn Peterson. The
light will be a fourth-class one, and is to
cost .$15,500. Mr. Woodruff, first assist
ant keeper at Cape Hancock, will be ap
pointed keeper so soon as il is completed.
1'hrlntli X'idette, J.
A gold-quart-, fan-diaped Pin liet.
A suitable reward will be paid for the
return of same to the New York Novel
For a Neat Filliiifr Hoot
Jr Shoe, go to P.. I. Goodmans, on Che
uainus street, next door to I. W. Case.
All goods of the. best make and guaran
teed qualit. A full stock; new goods
constantly arriving. Custom work.
One oT the finest billiard tables on the
coast at Jeffs "Telphone."
Sheet Music and Music of all descrip
lions at cost at Adler's
For Dinner Parties to order, at short
notice, go to Frank Fabre's.
There arc no loaded tcjcIs iu port.
The Columbia arrived in yesterday: the
Oregon sailed for S. F.
The Lord Kinnainl has arrived at
(Jaceustown, 141 days from Astoria.
The United States revenue cutter llieh
urd Hush has gone to San Francisco,
The JJritish iron bark Cumbrian has
been taken up for wheat loading by C.
Cewsar fc Co. at 45s for orders.
Tho officers and crew of the British
bark Minnie Gray, of Hull, which was
abandoned at sea Februury 10th. were
rescued by the "British ship Hudn, of
The onlv damage the ship Astoria sus
tained at Ikmilla point was the loss of
an anchor which tripped on a rock and
held so firmly that it was necessary to
slip the cable and buoy the anchor where
it lay in several feet of water.
The British shin Kin
reported abandoned off
was left on February 24th. A nart
her cargo had been jettisoned, her decks
torn open andthe vessel dismasted. She
had six feet of water in the hold.
The schooner E. V Olive, Capt. Clark,
was wrecked February 19th, in the Galf
of Mexico, and her crew of five lost. Four
seamen were washed away by the waves
and the fifth was found by the crew of a
passing vessel, lashed to the rigging and
iu an unconscious condition. He was
brought to, but expired an hoar after
A sea cook is a peculiar character, requir-;
ina speciul training. He most know
ho' to prepare a sea hash out of Balt
hors2, flavored with onions, iasrusted
with the variegated browns of polished
mahogany, and savory enough to create
an appetite in a stomach that the toss
ing waves have rendered as seasitive as
the needle of a compass. He mu3t un
derstand how to make eatable bread, and
take his duff out of the kettle on Sunday
as light as cotton and-as delicate. as
sponge cake. Besides this" ho must know
how to economize in the use of water
and provisions, and more difficult yet, he
must contrive to keep the crow satisfied
with the mess he cooks for them, while
at the same time he looks out sharply
for the interests of his employer aud the
captain. He must also be pro'or against
the worst weather, and uudeviatingly
punctual to the hours of meals. It goes
without saying that it is not an easy
thiing.to find such a paragon iu the gal
ley; but when he is there, he is, next to
the captain, by far the most important
character ou board
A dispatch from Victoria. B. C, savs,
The bark Innenncl:, Captain "Waters,
thirty-one davs from Yokohama, has
just arrived, andthe master renorts a i
very stormy passage. An midnight on
-bebruurvlMth in latitude IU north. Ion
gitude 170 degrees 13 minutes east, the
wind was blowing heavily from the
southeast, with the ship running before it
under short sail. At 1 in the morning it
incroassd to a living gale, with the sky of
a pitchy blackness. At ; o clock, the
captain who was aroused by the mate,
went on deck and found the sky chan,
ing to a fiery red, as if the entire heav-1
.... :.. a u t ii ..
ens were in a conflagration. All at onco i
a largo mass of lire appeared over the
vessel, completely blinding the specta
tors at the time, 'and as it fell into the
sea some fifty yards to the leeward, it
cansed a hissing sound, heard even above
the blast, causing the vessel to quiver
from stem to stern. Hardly had this dis
appeared when the mate, clutching the
captaiu's arm, cried: "My God! what is
that?" pointing to a towering mass of
white foam rapidly approaching tho ap
parently doomed vessel. The noise from
the advance of tho Aolume of water is
described as deafening. As the bprkwas
struck flat aback, and before there was
time to touch a brace, the sails filled
again and the roaring white sea could be
seen passing away ahead. To increase
the horror of tha situation, another vast
sheet of tlamc ran down the mi.7.eu i
mast, from whose rigging poured myr-
lads ol sparKs, ami for JO minutes the
strange red of the sky remained. The
master who is an old and experienced
mariner, declares that the awfulness of
the sight was bevoud description. He
considers the ship had a narrow escape i
from destruction. i
r. V. S. . CO.'S .STKlXEKv
The report that the charier of the
si earner Mexico has expired, and that
she will be drawn from tha Sound route
permanently is without foundation. For
the past four or five months the P. C. S.
S. Co. has been overhauling its vessels
on the Portland line, and temporarily
put the Queen of the Pacific thereon, and
supplied the Queen's place with the Geo.
W. Klder on their Sound route. The
three steamers on the Portland route are:
State of California, Oregon and Colum
bia. The two former have been over
hauled and repaired. The company has
now decided to recoppor and repaint the
Mexico, which has never been overhauled
since Bhe was built. Her charter to the
company at present running her was
renewed last November for an indefinite
length of time at $200 a day. The Queen,
which is as an off shoe during the time
the vessels are being repaired, will
now take the JeoV place, during the
latter's withdrawal. Afterthat the Afcpjr
ico will resume her place on this route
and the Qveen will go on the Port
land mute again while the Colum
bia is bejng repaired. When the
Columbia is repaired, the Queen will
again take her placo on the sound route
wher ske belongs. It is not determined
yet what will be-dono with tho steam
ship Geo. V. Elder then. It Is probable
that if trade at all justifies she will be
put on the sound route in addition to tha
Queen and Mexico. Seattle Chronicle.
At Frauh Fabrs.
Hoard for.S22.30 a month. The best
iu the i-il3. Dinner from 3 to 7.
Theaale of Syrup of Figs is simply
immense. "Kveryone is taking it, anil
all admit that it is the best tnedieineever
used. Children cry for it on account 6f
its pleasant taste, and grown people
who have used it once never take any
thing else, rnlike other remedies for
biliousness aud constipation it never
loses its power to act. and it always
leaves t ne organs on wiueii it aetsstrong
er than befoie. Uesides, one feels fresh
and bright and realizes that it is Nat
ure's own true laxative. W. UDe'inent
Jk Co. are agents for Astoria, Oregon.
Krlclx jStore Tor Kent.
The commodious Brick Store now
occupied -by Adler's Book Store, for
renl. Apply to W. S. Kinxey.
Does not make any second-class Pic
tures at his New Gallery, No. Cl4on
FreNh KaMteru and Shealwatei"
Constantly on baud, cooked to any style
at Frank Fabre's.
ttext i.x t "Jimr.
Hon Krarl Mxd or a Volatilf Tr
William M. Evarts, the newly elected
senator from New York, is a jolly old fel
low, very sportive at times when it will
do to relax his dignity, and much given
to joking when safe from public observa
tion. Iu the magnificent lounging
rooms of the Union League club, of
which he is president, ua anecdotes .than
his arc listened to with less strain upon
pationce; aud their peculiar quality :s
that, through the sobriety of his speech,
the hearer never can tell whether the
story is to be funny or not. That in it
self compelx close attention, of course,
because it won't do to put-a bland rnile
; on the face while the mind runs tosome-
isage mat maue nis treat man t or an
audacious aud self-complacent young
woman effectively crushing.
She wore the flaring bat and the exag
gerated garments of an actress, though
she was no nearer thestage by profession.
as she rattlingly explained than was im
plied in being an elocutionist.
"1 have been bold to call on you, Mr.
Evart3," she said, "because I felt sure
you could appreciate the services which
1 could render to vour children."
As he has eleven of them, ranging in
age from 5 to '.',0, he felt bound to lean
back from the work on his desk and listen
to any proposition that purported to be
ueuenciai to tnem.
"I would like an engagement to in
struct and entertain the younger mem
bers of your family," the caller continued.
"I am very clever, indeed, and am ac
customed to recite for hours every day."
"It may be said to have become'ehrou
ic,' the lawyer interposed.
"O, I suppose so," and the elocutionist
"Well, now," and ho became apparent
ly introspective, as he does when formu
lating his long sentences, "the theories
and practices of my household, as. far
as thsy seem pertinent to the em
ployment of an entertainer, instructor,
or wo may say I assume without auy
misconception of your proposition or
offense to your self-esteem a governess
for the children, are based on the utmost
feasible degree of tolerance and charity.
It is in my memory that we onco had a
lame nursemaid, whose limp, though it
may have been as rythmic as a cradle to
the" infant in her arms, was certainly not
pieaBtng to the observer legs intimately
related to it. And I recall a coachman
.f .ou" ho occupied years of service in
, J " ueiorumy uisiressing to tue
view. But in both cases the misfortune
overtook tkess individuals while in our
employ, a.s they had come to us in nor
mal aud healthy conditions, aud we felt
bound to endure them to the end. But
I hardly think that we should feel called
upon to hire a governess already iu an
advanced stage of elocution, who is
doubtless incurable, and with whom the !
ost ideal charity would not demand
tiiar xct clirmlil imtitltr ctifVr
Tho stenographic clerk who took down
ffiA TPnrila fttittt-a tftnt five Ttitmitrw
elapsed before the young woman under- j
stood what had happened to her, but .
seconds seem like, minutes at such a time )
of awfnl suspense, and "jiffy m probably j
the right word to describe tho manner of '
I'rom Srnnon' Lamlia:;.
Ko. Asterun: School district No. 17 ded
icated their new school "house Inst Wed-!
tiesday by a social dance. There were
23 couple in attendance, good music and
a fine supper. L Olson fc Ca. lost about
fcllX) woith of charcoal bv lire laRt Mon-
ItiirKit-uth A I'll lea :ilie.
Tiik lli.-r S.m.vi: in the world for
Cuts, Bruiifs,Snrrs.riivrs.saH Klietim.
hover Sores, letter. Chapped Hands.
Chilblains. Corns, and all Skin Krup-
mnis. aim positively cures rues, or no
pay required. It is guaranteed to give
perfect satisfaction, or money refunded.
Price 23 cents per bo.. Kor'sale bv V.
K. PiMlKMlt tfc Co.
Do You TItiuk that Jell of
The Chop Tfloii.sc
("ies von a meal for nnlhing. and a
glass of something to drink V '-Not
riineb ! but lii civi : liottpr mf.fi I mnl
more of it than any place in town for
23 cenls. He buys by the wholesale and
pays cash. ''That settles it.'
l! the patent medicines advertised
in tliis paper, together with the rhoioot
ieriii!Uer. and toilet urtiele. et. e.in
be bought at the lowe.il prices, at .1. .
Conn's drug store. opjMisite Orsden
Hu your Lime of Gray at Portland
Syrup ol Fiffs.
Nature's own true Laval ie. Pleasj
ant to the palate, acceptable totheStnm
ach, harmless in its nature, painless in
its action. Cures habitual Constipation.
Biliousness, Indigestion and kindred
ills. Cleanses- the system, purifies the
blood, regulates the Lier and acts on
the Bowels. Breaks up Co!ds. Chills
and Fever, !. Strengthens the organs
on which it arts. Better than bitter,
nauseous Lher medicines, pills, .salts
and draughts. Sample bottles free, and
large littles for sale by W. H. Dement
fc Co.. Astoria.
Hot l.iiueh. at the Telephone
Suloou From ii lo 2 every day.
A line lunch with drink or einr. 23
N'n charge after I wo oVIoek,
(ray sells Sacked Bros.' .1 sawed
cedar shingles A full M guar.inieediii
Don't pay 23 to 30 cents for dinner
when you can get a better one at the
Telephone for 13 cents from 11 to 2.
Private card rooms at .letr.s new sa
loon -The Telephone."
Foi Dyspepsia and Liver Complaint,
you have a printed guarantee on every
bottle of Sniloh's Vitalteer. It never
fails to cure. Sold by XV. E. Dement.
The Kev. Geo. II. Thayer, of Bour
bon, Ind s.aj.s: Both myself and wife
owe our lives toSun.ojfs Coxsujiitiov
Un:K." Sold by XV. K. Dement.
Sim.oifs Cli:k will immediately
"relieve Croup, Whooping Cough, and
Bronchitis. Sold by XV. . Demcut & Co
Are you made miserable bv Indi
gestion, Constipation, Di2zines3,"Loss of
appetite, Yellow .Skin? Shi loh's Vital
izer is a positive cure. For sale by W.
, i , i lu.iis; icuiu.c, amcc liisicmuy uc -u Lilacs
wroor, prcViou-.iT -.. i,.. ,1 .,i m J : i.r...
,. i. :... ... :.. .v. i t
the tnglish coast. Lv,m. aM. "nf ,,-rl-11in4f .i,,,
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HOVT TO rBKYEUT FIRES.
U.ernl Hiat Which Should bel'asteit on thv
(atlfif of the KItchrn Door.
1. Always buy the best quality of oil.
2. Never make a sudden motion with
a lamp, -either in lifting it or setting it
3. Never put a lamp on the edge ef a
table or mantel.
4 Never fill a lamp after dark, even if
you should have to go without a lamp.
f. See that the lamp-wicks are always
clean, and that they work freely in the
tule. G. Never blow a lamp out from the
7. Never tnke a light to a closet where
there are qlothes. If necessarv to go to
the closet, place the lamp-at a distance. ,
?. Use candles when possible in going
about the house and in bedrooms. They
are cheaper and can't explode, and for
many purposes are just as good as h'mp3..f
i). Matches should always be kept in !
stone or earthen jars or in tin. j
10. They should neyer be left where !
rats or mice could get hold of them, j
Tfiere is nothing more to the taste of ai
n't than phosphorous. They will eat it i
if they can get at it. A bunch of matches t
is almost certain to be ?et aura if a rat 1
gets at it.
11. Have perfectly good safes iu every ',
place wheie matches are to be used, and -never
let a match be left on the floor.
VJ. Never let a match go out of jour
hand after lighting it until you are "sure
the fire is out, and then it is better to )
put it in a stove or earthen dish. i
i:. It is far better to usa the safety
matches, which can only lie lighted upou '
the box which contaius'rbem. !
14. Have your chimneys examined,
carefully in the fall, and at least once ;
during the wintor by a competent person, j
All the pipes and flues should be care
fully looked to. ' I
13. If there are any closets in the
house near chimneys or flues, which there
ought not to be, put nothing of a com-
biLstible nature into them. Such closets j
will soil silver and crack crockery and j
burn bedding. They form a bad part of I
any house that contains them. .
IB. Never leave any wood near a fur
nace, range, or stove to dry.
17. Have your stove looked to fre
quently to see that"theie are no holes for
coal to drop out.
la. Aever put any hot ashes or coals
in a wooden receptacle.
11). Be sure there are no curtains or
.shades that can be blown into a gaslight.
. ."Never examine a gas-meter after
dark. AVir York Fireman's Herald.
IN THE PASTRY
Tan!Hn, Xenon, Ornnpe, etc.. Savor
CaUca, Crcnmi, PaUdtac, lic, aa dell
c-ntely and naturally aatlie fruit from
which they uro made.
For Strength and True Fruit
Flavor They Stand Alone.
PBtPA.TID Br THE
Prloe Baking Powdor Co.,
Chicago, III. St. Louis, Mo
Dr. Prices Cream Baking Powdir
Br. Price's T.upulin Yeast Gems,
Jiefct Dry Hop Yeat.
l'OK ".A.UID ESY GKOOEKS.
Wl. iLiKK liCT OSS Wl'ALm.
Light Healthy Bread,
Tho be9t dry hop yoaat in the world.
Bread raised by thla yeaat 1st light, white
and wholesome like our grandmother'
GROWERS SELL THEM.
PfUPR9 Br IhC
Price Baking Powder Co.,
Mantis or Dr. Price's special FIa?onnz Eitraca,
Chicago, III. St. Louis, Mo.
For .n!i ly Ci iti.vo.Mkki.k & Co.. Agents
Grand Clearance Sale!
.1. Strauss,, of the New Yoik Novelty
Store, will leuve for San Francis o on the
iOtli of .March for the purpose of peisonally
selecting and luin a large :md varied
assortment oritoit-i: in eoiiMMpiemv ihere
oL we will oher
For til STest
Special bargains m eery department ; we
have materially reduced the prices on all
classes of goodi. and "the jmhllc" will find
it to their advantage to call, examine aud
price our varied .stock, cousitingiii part of
Clocks Plated Ware,
1'Ici.urM and Frawf,
Albums, Babr CarriasM,
Cutlery, Uird Cages, Playing Cards,
Arcordeons, Violins Banjos Guitars,
Stationery, Roller Skates, Toyx, Etc.
All we ask of the public is that they call and
we win guarantee to at once prove the truth
of our assertlousamlsatbify them. Remem
ber that this Is a bona fide clearance sale
and will hold good for twenty days only.
New York Novelty Store,
Opposite Parker House,
MAIX.HTKKET, - ASTnRU.OUF.nOX
uJ k7 -3jy;lyp aa
a a i
Spring Opening !
Ginghams, Foulards, Sateens, Seersuckers,
Shirtings, Zephyrs, Lawns, Prims,
WE WILL SHOW
And following da.
Kverltroui:1it lo Astoria at exeeeilinylj LOW PRICES.
EM8R0IDER1ES ANO LACES
We U:e received per express, direct from New York importers over 11,000 yards
of Cainbrie Embroideries of the latest designs from :K to r.O
per cent, under former price.
Hand Made Trochon Laces from 10 to 50 Cenls per Yard.
DRY GOODS AND 0L0TH3NG HOUSE
CITY BOOK STORE
SHEET arUSIC . AND
Good Chance for Ladies !
Entire Mock consisting of
Ready-Made Black and Colored Silk Suits, aud Cash
meres, Black and Colored.
Also, Ulsters, Dolmans, Circulars, and Silk Cloaks; Black
Silk and Cashmere Wraps, Walking Jackets and
Children's Cloaks and Umbrellas.
ipiTTlme goods will be sold at any rate and at your own prices. Call early and secuie
bargains. By the order of the assignee.
D. A. MoINT
Keeps constantly on hand a
In Business Suits and Dress Suits.
Also the largest stock and the neuett patterns- in
Prencli and American Cassimeres, Worsteds, Cloths,
Scotch, and English. Tweeds.
Which will he made up to order iu the very latest styles and at the low s! juices.
HATS in all the Latest and Standard Shapes.
A. complete line of
Gents' Furnishing Goods.
3D. JL. 2c2TTOSB:,
The Leading; Clothier, Hatter and Gents' Furnisher,
the ehoiee-t selection of
Agents for Steck's
Little Giant, and
Kranich and Bach's Pianos,
Taber, and Western
full stock of the best made