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Regular council meeting to-night.
L Cohen & Co. -will have their opening
to-day. Thsv hare a large and attract
The Clara Parker comes down this af
ternoon -with 25,090 brick for the Thistle
Hcmember the Congregational concert
this evening. Some fine music will be
An advance in the price of lumber is
reported all along the line. It couldn't
have gone much lower.
At San Francisco, laBt week, wero re
ceived from Alaska 4,3 cases and 1,529
barrels salmon pack of 1881.
Bev. G. A. Anderson, of Tacorua, W. T.f
will preach this evening at 7:30, in the
Swedish Lutheran church. Upper Astoria.
A couple of drunken Siwashes stagger
ing around the docks yesterday raised in
quiry regarding probable governmental
Mr. M. Studzinski. a practical watch
maker, is prepared to accomodato all in
his line, at his place of business in
Hume's new building.
The auction sale of the Adair canning
property, by K. C. Holden, at sheriffs sale
yesterday, resulted Th Geo. IL Durham,
Esq,, bidding it in for Sibson, Church &
Co., for 10,000.
Hillside residents say that the grading
and cutting away of th'c hills has u no
ticeable effect on the springs and wells,as
the water in thorn is lower of Into years
than it used to be.
The schooners Garfield from San
Diego, and Lilliebonne from San Pedro,
arrived in yesterday afternoon. The for
mer loads 'lumber at Knapptou and the
latter at tho Clatsop mill.
Capt. Ueecher, who oxpects to be col
lector at Port Town?oud, was hero last
week looking for a suitable steamer to
replace the Evangel on the Sound. He
left for San Francisco on the Columbia.
Alex. Stuart, Sr., and Alor. Stuart, Jr.,
of Scotland, nro vising tho city. The faot
that Alex. Stuart, the father of Alex.
Stuart, Sr., was in Astoria in lBli, as
leader of a party of explorers, lends in
terest to the gentlemen's visit.
The State was unusually late last Sun
dry, not arriving till 9il0 p. u., she had
a largo number of passengers in tho cab
in and the steerage; a largo proportion
of tho latter were immigrant. A good
many got off here, mostly men intending
Dep't Commander Gen. Jno. S. Konnlz,
G. A. It., was met on tho arrival of the
Stale laBt Sunday night by a delegation
from Cashing Post No. 14. Ho left for
Tacoraa on the Telephone yesterday
morning and goes to Portland to-morrow,
returning east via N. P. 11. It.
The pupils of school district No. 1 aro
making elaborate preparations for their
closing exercises. It's n pity tliat the
3G,00U schoolhouso on the hill hasn't a
room big enough to scat a few visitors
oa-an occasion when so many parents
would like to attend. The exercises will
probably take place in Liberty Hall.
The biggest smoke and probably the
biggest fire of the season is m tho tim
ber back of Skamokwa. Tho smoke fills
the air and trails in dusky wreaths to sea
and lies flat in dark bluo strata on the
river and gives a pungent, piny, resinous
flavor and odor to all things out doors
and n good many things indoors. A
brisk west wind or a rain or something
can find instant employment and no
questions asked by reporting in this vi
David Forester, a well kuowa logger,
who met with a very serious accident at
Holmes' harbor last Thursday afternoon,
and was taken to Seattle in the afternoon
by the steamer Washington, died at 9
o clock that night at Providence hospital.
He had sustained internal injuries which
E roved fatal The young lady to whom
e was engaged to bo married arrived at
his bedsido just before he died. He was
a young mun of thirty-five years, and
bad been living on tho sound for the
Sistnino years. His parents reside in
The Sunday Oregonian deserves u word
of praise for its efforts to furnish a bright,
intellectual journal. Its specialties are
numerous and good; its nrticles are al
most wholly prepared for it nud it alone,
and the topics aro all seasonable. A
three column article, "Our London Let
ter", the issue of the 25tb, is the best
presentation of the Itusso-English im
broglio that has yet fallen under our ob
servation, and the article mentioned is
but one of others on various interesting
subjects. The journal calls for tha ap
preciative support of intelligent readers,
and is worthy of substantial success
Uy competent help in kitchen or dining
room. Apply to mom 2, O'Brien's new
There will be a concert given at Ihe
i:ongregattonal church this evening,
April 28th. on which occasion some
of Miss llitely's advanced piano class
will make their first anpoarauc?,
assisted by Prof. Francis, of Portland,
and some of the best musical talent of
Astoria. The concert will consist of
overtures and selections of concerted
music by the Astoria quintette club, vo
cal and nibtrumental solos, duets, trios,
and quartettes, including some selec
tions bv tho male quartette club of As
toria. Xo pains will be spared to make
this concert a grand success. Tickets,
fifty cents: for sale at the Cilv Book
Private card rooms at Jefi'.s new sa
loon "The Telephone."
Choice Seed Oats
For sale at J. II. D. Gray's.
One of the finest billiard tables on the
oast nt Jeff's "Telephone."
Go to Wilson & Fishers and see
something new in window slops.
Gray sells Sackett Bros.' A 1 sawed
.cedar shingles A full M guaranteed.
For Dinner Parties to order, at short
notice, go to Frank Fabre's.
SIXTY-SIX TEAES OLD.
Tlif (Ylrbratlon of the !nt rod art ion of
The fine hall of Beaver Lodgo neer
appeared to better advantage than last
evening, decked by the fair hands of the
Daughters of llebefcah with choicest flow
ors, and filled with a large and apprecia
tive audience of ladies and gentlemen
who had assembled to participate in tho
celebration of the sixty-sixth anniversary
of tho foundation of Odd-Fellowship in
Tho brethren of tho mystic tie were
there in full force, and with their invited
guests, filled tho spacious apartments.
The exercises of tho evening began with
a fine ode sung by the lodge.
Apra3er by the chaplain, F. B. Elbsrson,
was followed by the intonation of "Wake
the Song of Jubilee," happily rendered
by tho efficient church choir of the Con
gregational church. After a prayer by
the chaplain, tho choir sang "Mighty
Jehovah," after which Past Grand and
P. C. P., E. C. Hoiden, delivered a fine
oration. He said:
"Noble Grand and brother Odd-Fellows:
1 feel compelled to take this op
portunity to express my grateful appre
ciation of the honor 'conferred upon me
by Beaver Lodge No. 33, in again invit
ing me to occupy the speaker's chair on
the recurrence of another anniversary
of the introduction of Odd-Fellowship
into the United States of America. In
deed. I deem it eminently oroDer and
right that I should do so, when 1 realize
the fact that this compliment is extend
ed to ono who is only a sojourning broth
er among you, hailing as I do from a
distant lodge, and that lodge planted on
foreign soil and working under a foreign
inrisilietion. In tho month of Tehmnrv
last 1 attained my majority as an Odd-
.bellow, 'lweutv-one years ago 1 lint
crossed the threshold of a lodge, and in
all those years I have never once seen
the day I regretted the step I then took.
Victoria Lodge No. 1, of British Colum
bia, is my mothor lodge. .Ihavo clung
to her and sho to mo theso thrice seven
years; she is now the mother of lodges,
which, if they take pattern from their
alma mater, will all be bright stars in the
firmament of Odd Fellowship. In her
namo I again thauk you for tho honor
you have conferr"vdnpon oneof her o'deat
My Brethren, Sisters of Rebekah de
gree and ladies and gentlemen: We aro
horo assembled this, evening in compli
ance with tho proclamation of the Grand
Sire of theSov. Grand Lodge, to celebrata
tho CGth anniversary of the institution of
the I. O. O. F. in America, by (as tho
proclamation reads) appropriate exer
cises and thanksgiving and praise to Al
mighty God for Jli3 manifold blessings
bestowed on tho membership, individu
ally anu collectively. 111 oroer mat we j
.mo.- rlrnnn Ula .! I - '. .,1 1;......1 . lite'
necessary that we fnllj understand what,
as a society, we have to bt thankful for.
I know of 'nothing that will servo to im
press this upon our memory moro then
an occasional review of its early history.
As the illustrious iinme of George Wash
ington is inseparably connected with
American independence, Abraham Lin
coln's with tho emancipation of slavery
in theso United States, and that of
Ulysses S.Grant with the victories which
resulted in the Hnppressiou of the rebel
lion in the south, so the namo of Thomas
Wildey will bo handed down to prosterity
:is tho founder-of Odd-Fellowship, tho
organizer end first general of
that army of banded brothers who, clad
in no panoply of war, are ever
battling for tho right, under u standard
which, whon unfurled to the breeze dis-
Elays tho divine motto of "Friendship,
iovo and Truth." Honor to whom lion-
or is due. This glorious, prosperous and
mighty republic, of whioh we are proud
to be citizens, commands, and justly too, '
tho admiration and respect of the world. '
And vet there is no period in her history
which is more interesting, and moro preg
nant with momentous consequences,
than those early 3 ears when she was
struggling for oxistenco and striving for j went to the resouo of the .passengers of
independence. The successful self-made j the doomed vessel, and while aboard the
statesman, soldier, lawyer or merchant, Gt'eat Republic, took the butter and sent
who has accomplished nil ha aimed to it to her. The butter has a gilt edge ap
accomplish, and who has attained to the penrance, and smells sweet, something
height of his ambition, (if that to man ,' that cannot be said of the restaurant
bo possible), oven when surrounded by oleomargarine. Xcics, 27.
tho manifold luxuries and blessings his -
successes have secured to him, cher- , Three Fishers.
ishesafond remembrance of his early j'l'liKV fisln-nnen went gaily out toward
struggles, and loves to lamk of the the north
obstacles and hindiances he has over- 0ut toward the north as tlu -4111 went
Then 1 assert that since the day when
five humble individuals, strangers to one
another in the general acceptation of the
term, met CG years ago, in an obscure
room 1:1 tho city of Baltimore, Maryland,
and instituted Washington Lodge No. 1,
I. O. O. F., they alone comprising the to
tal membership of the lodge and when I
further assert thet the blessing of Al
mighty God has most signally rested up
on that day of small beginnings, crown
ing with unparallelled success ns was
never before known in so short a period
of tirao in the history of any order, the
efforts of its humble founders, that to
day we boast an order wnich contains
moro than half a million voters; and,
and shapes tho conduct of two millions 1
of persons; which receives into its treas- j
urymore than five millions of dollars
annually, and disburses in relief of dis-
tress over two millions; which since the
year 1850 has received'over one hundred
millions of dollars in annual dues, and
has relieved over 1,200,000 brothers and
150,000 widowed families, and which bos
to-day more than 8,000 lodges under its
jurisdiction we, too, my brethren, should
near in greatful remembrance the stran
gles and anxieties of -the founders of opr
order, and, on occasions like this, we
who aro veterans in the rankB and who j
may oe sam 10 uavo uorno a part 01 tno
heat and burdens of the day, ought to
love to recount for the benefit of the
younger members, the uninitiated, and
rising generation, the particulars con
nected with its early history and its hum
ble origin. With this object in view I
shall now briefly glance nt the ris? nnd
progress at the order."
The orator then eitered upon an elo
quent recital of tho early history of the
order, its founding hi Baltimore in 1819,
its vicissitudes aud steady growth and
traced its progress down to tho present
day and in fitting terms referred to those
who through life labored for its advance
ment, many of them living to see the
fruition of their doarest hopes. Follow
ing are his concluding remarks:
"In justice to the order let mo hero
state that it is not true as many suppose
that its benefactions nro confined to its
own household. In times of pestilence
and famine, tho devastations of civil war,
and when the fierce flames of fire or the
flood of surging waters have swept from
existence, with scarcely a moment's
warning, houses and furniture, the little
all of hundreds and thousands of our
fellow citizeng, the purse of the genuine
Odd-Fellow has ever been, andal ways
will be, opened to relievo the distressed
without enquiring their country or creed."
"Ladies and gentlemen, in conclusion,
to you who are not members of this in
stitution, I most cordially extend an in
vitation to scrutinize every act and fea
ture of this order, and tho motive and
spirit whioh animates its members. If
you do so you will find that every indi
vidual member of it who follows Us
teachings and carries out in his daily
life its principles must of necessity,
faithfully perform bis duty as a good
husband, a good father, -yes, in orery re
lation that he sustains to his family and
to sooiety at large. Be not afraid, there
fore, to give this order your confidence,
countenance and, if need be, your sup
port." "To us,niy brethren, has been confided
the honor of this noble society. May
we never prove recreant to tho trust.
For tho tnumphs of tho past we are in
debted to the virtues of its founders, but
tho success of the present, and the
hopes of the future, depend upon our
selves. Odd-Fellowship claims tho love
of its children for all the good it- has
done; for the good it can do; for tho
good it sill do. Tho tears it has dried,
tho sighs it has hushed, the misery it has
alleviated, the-despondency that it has
cheered, the angry passions that it has
soothed and th'espint of Jfesce and good
ness it 13 ever" inculcating are not to ba
remembered without exacting the den,
abiding love "of.- all who have known, or
seen, or heard of these deedsof well doing.
But, the Odd-Fellow who is filled with
this love for bis order, must not forget
that this very attachment "carries with it
the obligation of important duties to be
Brothers! bind the mystic chain;
Its links keep ever bright;
Not a blemish not a stain
To dim its golden light;
Wondrous chain to mortals given.
Binding in the bonds of love,
Heaven to earth and earth to heuvea,
And man tojGod above
Brothers! raise to heaven your hands.
The links that bind the heart!
Consecrate anew the bonds
Of faith, before we pajrt;
Then, in heavenly peaca. and trast,
Part in Friendship, Trnth and flove,
Till, released from eartband dust,
We meet again above.
The oration, which was listened to with
pleasure and profit, was followed by the
"Gloria," after which came the benedic
tion, and the literary portion of the ex-.
ercises were over.
After a short period of social converse
the hall was partially cleared and danc
ing began. In the adjoining rooms was
spread a splendid supper to which ample
justice was done and not till an early
hour this morning did the. festivities
Quintette: "Lcbenslnst;"" overture, Ja
tan. Prof. Fsancis, -violin; D. A. Mcin
tosh, cornet; A. W. Utzinyer, clarionet;
F. K. McInio3h. flute; MiVsHallieBitcly
"Waiting;" Millard. Mr. H. G. Smith.
Piano trie: "Caliph of Bagdad," Sofge.
Misses Myra Stevens, Alice Wood, Min
Solo; "Good Bvc. Pnoli Toiti. Mrs. J.
Piano solo. Miss Hattie Bitelv.
Quartette: "The Fisherman and Hist
Child;" White. Messrs. D; A. Mcintosh,
vr. 11. liarker, j. H. Ueorge and U. O.
Piano trie: "Martha Fantasia;" Beyer.
Misses Myra Stevens, Ethel Merryman
and Alice Wood.
"I Pescatori;" Gabuasi. Mrs. J. 1.
Wvatt and Mr. D. A. Mcintosh.
Violin sole: "AirVnrie;" Dancla. Prof.
A. L. Francis.
Overture: "Crown of Gold;" Herman.
Sole: "Tor's Farewell;' Adams. Mr.
W. H. Bnrker.
Piano duet: "Itadieuse Grand Waltz;" t
uettschalk: Misses Jennie and Georgia
Grand selection from "Favoritar"
Mrs. B. Nichols, livin" at No. ''.J North
Ninth street, has a jar of butter that!
was saved frrtni the wreck of the Great
Republic, six years ngo. 'Her husband
was working on ono of the tugs that
And they laughed with glee as they
laying .Jeffs Restaurant Is the best In
And Jkff's is the place to go and Hue
Von are sure rb have luck-before morn
Three fishermen sailing up from the bar
at noon. :
Hungry and dry from theintoil of night,
They said "Olf, if we wens by the '1 ele
phonesaroon V could got lunch and a.drink aud be
For men will drink and men will eat
Von can do both nt the Telephone and
wars a treat
Aml fw lhB-,lop HoU-e "' tne
, o- ,
Th ree grangers came mtu the town one
' J".v -mt o "! -wi-jhiicuh.
To the Chon Ilousf to dine we'll go,
The bast dinner thowftf very nay in the
For Jeff does sow and Jeff must reap.
He gives the best meal, nnd has many
Font Kent Fitting- float
Dr Shoe, go to P.J. Goodmans, on, Che
nauius street, next door "to I. W. Ca&e.
All goods of the best make and guaran
teed quality. A full slock; new goods
constantly arriving. Custom work.
Hot Lunch, at the Teh-phone
From 11 to 2 every day.
A fine lunch vlth drink or cigar, 2.".
No eharge after two o'clock,
At Frank Fabre's.
Board' for S22JX) a month. The best
in the city. Dinner from.3 to 7.
Don't-paySS to CO cents for dinner
when you can got a better one at the.
Telephone for 13 ccjits from 11 to 2.
All the patent medicines advertised
in this paper, together with the choicest
Kerfumery, ami toilet articles, etc- can
e bought at the lowest prices, at J. W.
Conn's drug store, opposite Oclilen
nciei. Asiona. .
FiTKh Kastcru and Hkealwatcr
Constantly on. hand, cooked to any style
at Frank Fabre's.
Boys' and Children's suits Just re
ceived at McTntosh's new store.
IX RK CLATSOP BOAT).
Tho Clatsop bridge subject waxes
warmer judging from tho communica
tions api-caring in your paper, as well as
tho talk pro and con on tho street.-).
An examination of the bridge jwiHiou
presented to the county court discloses
the fact that tho names of all tho large
taxpayers of Clatsop county excepting
those interested in lands at either end of
tho proposed bridge, are notably absent.
Against- the construction f this bridge
every voter iu the county outside orf As
toria and Clatsop plains intends to re
monstrate. It should be patent to every
one that the connty-shouhbundertako no
oxpensive improvement without the-uni-yersal
consent of the people, nnd univer
sal consent to the building of the Clatsop
bridge is an impossibility.
The lands lying on" the Wallu.ski,
Elaskcnine. Lewis & Clark nnd Todng's
rivers are settled nnd are being rapidly
improved by dyking, clearing and shrek
ing. Also the timber lands lying between
alL these rivers are settled by squatters
who await tho coming of .theTlr.nd grant
for future notification. The traffic be
tween the sections named and Astoria is
now considerable and is increasing -rapidly.
Settlers on these rivers find 'diffi
culty in reaching Astoria.-often coming
to town with ease in .the morning and
being prevented from returning in. the
afternoon by rough water off Smith's
point. Boats strong and neavy enough
to weather Smith's point at any time" aro
too -anwieldjr for use in the rivers. At
the present time nine farmers out of ten
coming to Astoria leave iheir crafts on
Young's bay at the foot ,of Main street
and then hoof it over tha hill with their
butter and eggs on their backs. To the
county commissioners I should like to
suggest a3 follews: That the road now
being worked on Smith's, point bo con
tinued along Young's bay to a connec
tion with tho Walluski road, thus making
four or fivo mile3 of beautiful drive
where summer tourists and Astoria's
citizens can air themselves and see tho
surrounding country. With the road
built, a boat house at the foot of Main
street on Young's bay would pay, where
lioatscould bo hired for fishing, "rowing;,
sailing, or for trips of plcnTU-c, or busi
ness on the rivers.
Iho completion of thi3 road would as
sist both farmer nnd merchant, improve
uuiu cuuuiy mm town, ami uio project is
fesaiblo aud comparative- inexpensive.
a:ko.s thk ski.
London', April 27. A dispatch from
Constantinople puis a new light on the
diplomatic mission to England of Has
san Fehmi Pasha, special Turkish envoy,
and Hobarfc Pasha, marshal of tho Turk
ish empire. It says tho sole mission of
Fehmi Pasha, who has been here con
stantly since January, was to deceive the
British government into a belief that
Turkey wns disposed to be on friendly
terms with England and to seek and fol
low her advice in all international com
plications. Uobart Paaha was only in
trusted with the delivery of certain pres
ents to tho queen and tho prince of
Wales, accompanied by lho customary
assurances of distinguished considera
tion. All the fine work of diplomatic in-
tnguo was to bo done nnu has been clone
from first to last by Fehmi Pasha. It is
not believed that Ilobart Pasha has, had
the slightest suspicion of tho real object
of the mission, but his presence in Lon
don as the colleague and presumably tho
confidant of Fehmi Pasha had precisely
the moral effect which was intended.
The correspondent affirms positively that
the sultan, Abdallah Hamid, nourishes
intense hatred toward England, nnd that
despite the entreaties of his premier.
Said Pasbu, and a majority of his other
minister, ho is quite ready to form an
alliance with Bussia. Tho sultan clearly
forsaw tho present complications regard
Afghanistan as long ago as last winter.
English newspaper correspondents rejr
resent tho warfeling in London unabat
ed. The situation is unchanged. Smalley
writes that there is not an Englishman
outsido of tho "jeaceat any price' society
who does not feel that nothing short of an
unreserved disavowal by Komaroff of his
movement and n complete restoration of
the status quo can prevent an almost im
mediate declaration of war. Tho excite
ment is general, yet it is of a kind which
cau be seen nowhere else in Enropo.
The English have a genius for taking
things coolly. In the stock exchange,
where fortunes may be lost every five
minutes, the external signs of agitation
are visible enough, yet elsewhere they are
hardly visible et all. Begarding Sir
Peter Lumsden as a central figuro in tho
situation, the writer says he is probably
as good a man as could have been found
for the difficult post he holds on tho Af
ghan frontier. A hard-headed Scot, 5C
years old, son of a soldier, himself a sol
dier from youth upward, his life has been
spent in the east. His reports to tho gov
ernment aro models of soldierly diplo
matic correspondence-teise, lucid nnd
always to tho point. He states facts, ex
presses his opinion on them, never ar
gues, gives the results, not processes, ac
cepts the full responsibility of his views
and is ready at any moment to act on
When Gen. Grant was here with tho
Villard party in September, 1833, he
stepped into one of the cigar stores and
called for "some Havanas," throwing
down fifty cents in payment. Tho shop
keeper laid a box on tho counter and the
general selected three smokers. Ho eyed
first the suspicious looking weeds, then
the proprietor of the store with a look of
wonderment that spoke volumes. "Do
like them you can'leavo them,f: not rec
ognizing the squelcher of the rebellion.
"Well, then, all I have to say is, that the
cabbage of this country "is all that in
claimed for it,- retorted the general, as
ho wheeled out of the establishment.
tluclilcn'.s Arnica Salve.
The Rkst Sai.vk in tho world for
Cuts, Bruises, Sores,Ulcers, .Salt Rheum,
Fever Sores, Tetter, Chapped I lands.
Chilblains. Corns, and all Skin Erup
tions, and positively cures Piles, or no
p3y required. It is guaranteed to givo
erfect satisfaction, or money refunded,
'rice 23 cents per box. For sale bv W.
E. Dement &. Co.
A tlRppy Thought.
It was a happy thought that led to the
production of a concentrated fruit syr
up, so harmless in its nature that it may
be given cither to the mother or her
babe, relished alike by both, nnd of
such wonderful efficacy that all who
take It feel brighter and happier. W.
E. Denient& Co. will furnish anyone
wishing Syrup of Figs' atrial bottle free
of charge, or will sell 30 cent and one
A large assortment of Neckwear re
ceived at Mcintosh's Furnishing store.
THE SALXOX SITUATION.
Some implied doubt in and out of
newspaper offices in San Francisco and
elsewhere having been expressed regard
ing tho correctness of our reports on the
salmon industry, we deem tho following
from yesterday's Oregonian as sufficiently
in the same vein to be n confirmation of
our statements. Tho fact that tho Ore
gonian last week questioned the accuracy
of our remarks is an additional reason
for quoting from that jeurnal:
''lho few canuers now working aro
paying ."0 cents per fish and see no way
of" increasing tho figure, much as they
would desire to in order that fishermen
could find the work profitable. One
thousand cases of a good brand sold
lately ni Liverpool at lCs Gd, which
means a, trifle less than S3.C0 per case.
For the best interests of this valuable in
dustry it is hoped that a short pack will
be the rule this year. Tho erroneous quo
tation lately printed (in the Oregonian)
brought r. letter from a stockholder in
ono of the principal stock companies on
the river, and as there is nothing in the
letter that need be withheld, we present
the letter: 'Frobably everybody inter
ested in canning on the lower Columbia
noticed the item of the 15th ins't.. in
your report. Those cannera who had
sold part and vainly endeavored to dis
pose of all their salmon in England at
ltJs, ITitkl and 18s felt sick. That, to
gether with the dispatches daily sent
from New iork about the contemplated
war in urope. roused the fishermen
almost to t: ' striking point. Times
were never known to be eo hard
with the canning interests as
now. It is an established fact that prob
ably not more than half a dozen of the
canners aro better than bankrupt, and if
nil tho canneries run, which is doubtful,
it will bo only because the agents will try
their hands "at it, endeavoring to seo if
they cannot get some of their money
back. If there is n case over 300,000
packed tho coming seasou the sheriff will
have plenty to do when August comes.
I am a plain fisherman who has lost his
all in a stock company, and perhaps I am
incompetent to present or suggest a solu
tion to the difficulty: but it does seem to
mo that if tho canners wertr wise they
-would pull out half their boats and pack
one-half what they did last year. Then
they would stand a chance bf getting a
letter price than it is possible to secure
to-day. Tho fishermen could afford to
fish much cheaper; it would weed out in
competent men; tho canners would only
give boats to tho best men, and the best
fishermen would have a show of making
something; whereas tho competition is
now so great thnt it is an utter iraposi- j
bility for a majority, at least, of them to J
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E-aiuI nilrertlscd aj absotatclr pw-a
Jlai a czn lop down on . hot stova until
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FOR SALE BY GROCERS,
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IBHT HEALTHY BRE
Tr-.e oeat dry hop yeast In the world.
Bread ralaotl by thla yoaat te Hght.whlte
ond wholoaome like our Brandmother'g
CROCERS SELL THEM.
PRPR.a sr THE
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iriHoiwne1;, Indigestion and kindred
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the llowels. llreaks up Colds. Chills
and Fever, etc. strengthens the orqans
on which it acts, ilettcr than hitter,
nauseous Liver medicines, pills, salts
and draughts. Sample bottles free, and
large bottles for sale by W. K. Dement
S: Co., Astoria.
iJnu.on's Cche will immediately
relievo Croup. Whooping Cough, nnd
Ilmnchitis. .Sold by . E. Dement & Co
Does not make, any second-class Pic
tures at his New Gallery, Xo. riVf,on
To Accommodate Ills latron.s.
Alex. Gilbert will keep his saloon
open day and night. Fishermen can get
a good lunch at any hour of the night.
The genuine French sardine constantly
Seth Thomas Xutineg clocks at Gus
tav Hansen's for eighteen dollars a
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i The New York Novelty Store
Silks and Dress Goods De
In the above department we are showing the most complete assortment of
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able to intending purchaser?. "
We ai-e showing the newest
Ihr- new materials, hud handsoir
nm.' !iH.t1u intost colors. A. lame
plaicand braided, nt very low prices
- A large stock or Ladies' anil Children's MUSLIN UNDERWEAR. Also,
lull line or MERINO, PASHMERE and INDIA fSAUZK UNDERWEAR for
oil pairs Xoitingham Lace Cnrtain,
SO do do do
7.", do do do
'Si do do do
30 pairs rcnl A pplique Curtain, in
prices SS.0U to $15,000. Real Swiss Lace
Curtain Net in w hite and Ecru from 15
These goods arc all of. the latest designs and verv much under former
prices, having been bought direct from New York importers.
The Leading Dry Goods and Clothing House
Tho Lemli ng Stationers and . News Dealers of Astoria.
The Latest Notions and Novelties, Etc.
We defy any anil all competition. Call, examine our goods and be convinced.
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Music Books, i
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The Leading Clothier and Hatter,
Men's, Toutlis' and Boys'
Hats and Furnishing Goods.
-FINEST GOODS AT THE LOWEST PRICES.
SLG0 per pair, former price
2.90 do do
3.73 do do
3.00 do do
ecru, from 3.30 to $10.30 per pair, former
Curtains f rora-15.00 to $30 000 per pair.
cts to 50 cts per pair.
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Columbia Candy Factory.
Ed. Jnekhoii, Proprietor.
CandieB. - 20 Cts per lb.
Ilread, Pies aud Cake delivered every
Agents for Steck's
Little Giant, and
Kranlch and Bach's Pianos,
Taber, and Western
in m Wilis
designs in SUMMER "WRAPS, made up iu all
lelv trimmed. SUMMER ULSTERS, in black
assortment of Jersey WALKfNG" JACKETS,
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