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VOL. XXIV, NO. 13:3.
ASTORIA, OREGON, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4, J 885.
PRICE. EIVE CENTS.
rRJ. A. U and J. A. FUITOX
Will give prompt attention Jo all ralN,
110m any part of the city or country.
Office over Allen'.s Store, corner Cass and
iueraoqua streets, Atturia, Oregon.
Telephone No. 41.
It. FKAXK PAGK,
I'hynlrinn nnd Swrgt on.
I tllc Koom C, over D. A. Mcintosh s stoi?.
t FFICK IIOUBS : 9 to 11 A. ST. ;-3 to 5 I'. 31.
Residence, opposite Ihe.Johansen building
PHYSICIAN" AND SURGEON.
Okkh'K : Gem Iiuililin,, up stairs, Astoria,
t 'reon .
p E. COOYKKT,
Attorney at Law ana otur I'nbllr
Office witli C. It. Thomson, iuoiii ." over
Cltv Book Store.
JBO. A. DOUK1S. KO. NUI.AM)
HOWARD &i OOKIHS.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
Office in Klnney'8 Block. ppollf Clt
Uall, Astoria. Oregon.
i. W. FULTON. ' ' FULTON.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
Rooms 5 and C.Odd Fellows Building.
p RliO F. PARKER.
Clatsop Comnty and City of Astoriu
Office :-N. E. corner Cass and Astor streets,
Boom No. 8
T H. A. BOWIiBY.
Attorney and Coimsellor ut Law,
Office on Cheuamus Street, Astoria, Oregon.
o. wiXToar. "
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Rooms No. ll and 12. Vy tliian Castle Build
ing. "flAY TDTTLK. M. 1.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Office Booms 1, 2, and 3. Pythian Bulld
og. Residence On Cedar Street, back of
St. Mary's Hospital.
F P. EI0B3. A. K. SBAW
HICKS & SHAW,
Rooms in Allen's Building, up stairs, cor
iser Cass and Squemoqua streets. Astoria
T Jt. JSFEDDRX,
Sewetaerof Titles, Abstracter nn
Office on Cass Street. 3 doors south of A
torlan office; Astoria, Oregon.
BANKING AND INSURANCE !
I. W. CASE,
Broker, Banker, and Insur
ASTORIA, - OREGOJf.
OFFICE HOURS :
From 9 o'clock A. M. until 3 o'clock 1 M.
AHEAD OF ALL COMPETITORS!
Capitol Flour ,
Manufactured by tho Full Roller Process,
Salem (Or.) Capitol Flour Mills Co.,
The only flour that has taken First Piie
three years In succession at the
PORTLAND MECHANIC'S FA Bit.
Also at State Fair.
One trial is sufficient to convince of its supe
riority. See that the word CAPITOL is on each sack
GEORGE SHIEL, 8 Stark St..
WILSON & FISHER. Astoria Agents.
Anyttung to Sell?
IN THE MATTER OF
Rags, Bottles, Old Metal,
or Junk of Any Sort,
F01BD i STOKES
WIU give you the best price for It.
Do You Want to Buy
From a Belaying Pin to a Hawser : from
Block to an Anchor.
You Can Get what You Want
at POAED& STOKES.
Headquarters at building, east end
THE GREAT' Ltflftl
:mm heMED I
.jjH wh jj It! Rheumatism, j
isSi e Hill Neuralgia, i
BacUaclic. Mentlaclie, Toolbar?.
Sprains. JZruinoK, etc., etc.
Price, Fifty Cents. At Drapslstsond Dealer.
THE CHARLES A. VOGELER CO., So!e Prop
IUltuiobe, iLajiriAXD, U.S.A.
From these sources arise three-fourths
oftho diseases of the human race. These
symptoms indicate their existence.
Xioa of Appetite. Bowels costive,
Kick Headache, fullness nfter cat
injr, aversion to exertion of body or
mind. Eructation offood, Irritabil
ity of terapcr,I.or spirits, A feeling
of having neglected some dutjyDIz
zlucS,FluttcrlnfrattlieIXcart,Dots before the eyes, highly colored
tlie use of a remedy that acts directly on
the Liver. As aLlverinertieincTOTI'S
PIXI.S have no equal. Theiructlonon
the Kidneys nnd Skin is also prompt;
removing all impurities through these
three " scavengers of the system,"
producing appetite, sound digestion,
regular stools, a clear skin and a vig
orousbod3'. TUTl'SFlIjZJi cause no
nausea oi Brining nor interfere "With,
dally work and are a perfect
ANTSDOTE TO MALARIA.
Sold every wfaere2S Oiiico44 MurrnvSuN V.
GBATHAnt or WmsrcnRS chanced in.
stantly to a Guissr Black by a singlo
application of this 1) vu. Sold by Drug-
Office, 44 Murrav Street, New York.
mro u&kqll c? tazruii sxsseei rsiE.
Is jasr. vnat its name implies
Purely Vegetable 'Compound, thai
acts directly upon, tlielver ; curing
the many diseases
o that im.
portant organ, and
ting the nu
arise from its
etion, such as
BieumaMmetc. It. is therefore s
iruismuM " To liave Good HealtL
:ha Liver must be l:ept in order."
DB. SAHTOBD'S LIVES, IK7IG0EAT0H.
nvfeorates the Liver, Ee wlatcs the Bow-
sis, Strengthens the System, Purifies the
Blood . Assists Digestion, Prevents Fevers.
ts a Household lecd. An Invaluablt
L'amily Medicine for common complaints.
D3. SAHTOBD'S LITE'S, HITIGORATOE.
An experience of Forty years, and TLot
lands of Testimonials prove its Merit.
FOR SALE UY ALTj DEALERS IN MEDICINES
For fall mfonnition tend yonr addre for IM
po llnolz en the Liver and iU 1j-o&mj.m u.
v'wsronD 24 duane st.. ?;nvr -voas cru;
NOTICE IS HEREBY 01 VEX. Til T IN
pursuance of an order of the Probate
Court of Clatsop count. Oregon, made and
entered on the lRtli day or November, ;KS3.
m the matter of the estate of II. R. Brown
deceased, the undersigned will sell at the
court house door in Clatsop county, Oregon,
to the highest bidder lor cah in ti:iul. gold
coin of tue lT. S., on Saturday. December la.
1SS5, at 2 o'clock i'. M.. all the right, litle
and estate, which thewiid II. R. Brown de
ceased, and the said administrator I. ,1. Ar
vold. has in and to the following men ioned
and described ical premises, to-wit: Com
mencing at a stake at ordinary low tide, on
the east bank or lu Necanieum creek in the
center of Grimes' bridge, on then.nch of one
J.T. Mulkey ; and thence miming east ten
and one-half rods to the center or the pres
ent county road ; thence north alons the
center of said count y road two hunured feet
to a stake In the center of said county road ;
thence west ten and one half rods to a stake
on the east bank or the Necauicum creek :
thence south along the cast bank of the said
Necanieum creek to the place of beginning,
and beinc and situate In section 21, f. C N.
of R. 10 AV., in Clatsop county. Oregon.
T. .1. ARVOLD.
November 19th, 18?. f-5t
W. E. DEMENT & GO,
ASTORIA, - - - OKKGON
Carry in Stock,
DRUGS, CHEMICALS, TOILET
Prescriptions carefully Compounded
The Deal Letter omee.
The dead letter office has become i
lie most interesting, if not the most I
important, branch of the postal serv- j
ice. It waa established in 1825. A
law of that year made it the duty ol
postmasters 'to return to the depart-;
ment as "dead" letters which had;
remained in their offices three
months. These were to be exam
ined and returned if possible to the
M'nders upon the payment of postage.
A subsequent law required the return
of "dead" lettors to their writers
without postal charge. During the
'.it year there was received at tho
oilice an average of nearly fifteen
thousand letters daily, or a total of
about five million. These have been
handled by 120 employes, mostly
women. The dead letters are classed
as "ordinary" and " unmailable,"
the latter being snch as do not have
a sufficient address, or which con
tains prohibitory matter. Misdi
rected letters will average 1,000 a
day, and letters which have no ad
dress at all, 1,000 a month. It is an
astonishing fact that the greater per
cent of the latter contain money.
Of the domestic letters opened tfie
past year, about forty thousand con
tained money, drafts, checks, and
money orders, amounting to about
$1 ,."O0,O00. Nearly seventy thousand
contained postage stamps. Every
opened letter containing an inclosure
of value is carefully recorded, and
those for which no owner can be
found, arc carefully filed away, sub
ject to reclamation within four years.
When the writer's name is attached
to a valuable letter he is informed of
tho money being detained, and by
satisfactory proof is able to secure it.
A lady "has charge of the misdi
rected letters. If possible, they are
sent to the person they are intended
for. So proficient has this lady be
come that she is acquainted with the
names of cities, villages, and streets,
as the average schoolboy is ac-
auainted with the A, 3$, C. At her
esk she has railway guides, directo
ries, and books containing the names
of newspapers, bankers, ministers,
and the streets of all the large cities
in the United States to aid in forward
ing letters to the proper person, city,
or State. A letter was recently di
rected to "110 C street, Nashville,
Tenn." It was returned to the dead
letter office. At once the lady knew
that the party addressed resided in
Washington, as there is but one C
street in the United States, and that
is in that city. Tho letter was de
livered, and tho party to whom it
was sent was found. In directing it
the writer had placed the name of
his own city upon the envelope a
common error. Oftentimes thu lady
is required to guess at the address;
and in no place can a woman im
prove her faculty of guessing mora
than right here. She is not required
to guess like the Englishman occupy
ing a similar position in the depart
ment of Great Britain. A letter was
.received in that office directed : " My
son, up three flights of stairs, Lon
don." To-day a letter came to the
department at "Washington addressed
to ""Wine Dock." Tho name of the
town to which the letter was sent
"The principal reason for misdi
rection is carelessness," said the lady
as she threw upon the table before
her a pile of a hundred or more let
ters. "It is a common practice to
mix Illinois, Indiana, and Iowa;
Kansas, Arkansas, and Nebraska;
and Michigan, "Wisconsin, and Min
nesota. " "When it is impossible to forward
a letter without opening, it is opened
and read by a young lady, und, the
address of the writer being obtained,
is returned. One young lady can
open about one thousand of "these
letters a day. The majority of east
ern letters thus opened are charac
terized by vulgarity, while the ma
jority of western epistles show the
finer feelings of the writers. When
there are hp signatures, the letters
are cast aside and sold as waste
So "your darling," "your own
pet," " lovingly, Laura," and " eter
nally yours, George," if you do not
hear from your epistles, possibly they
are in some paper mill and eagerly
perused by some girl employes.
Parcels bv the thousand "are also
received at the dead letter office. A
large proportion of the most valuable
are addressed to foreign countries,
and are detained because they con
tain dutiable goods or exceed the
limit of size or weight. In all such
cases, if the name of the sender doe3
not appear, the addressee is noti
fied that the package will be for
warded by the express at his expense
or returned to the sender, if his ad
dress is furnished. The articles re
ceived which can neither bo delivered
to tho person addressed nor returned
to tho sender are sold annually at
auction, and the proceeds are depos
ited in the treasury. Washington
Among other forms of animal life
which have disappeared from the
earth is the sea cow. This great
animal, which has been variously
classed with the whales, with wal
ruses, and seals, and with elephants,
was a toothless vegetable feeder, liv
ing along the shore in shallow water,
and often weighing three or four tons.
Jt was seen alive and described in
1741, but in 1780 it appeared to have
become entirely extinct.
Bathing is more popular in Russia
than in this country, because the
czar made all eerfs free
Science aad Iaveatlsa.
In some of the public hospitals
Japanese paper handkerchiefs are
now used, with much satisfaction, for
A cable car, having a succession of
large and small wheels inside the
car, over which the cablo passes, thus
dispensing with the grip and much
of the cable wear, has been invented
by a San Franciscan.
A new method of dressing wounds,
by which their healing is said to be
hastened, and the pain made to dis
appear at once, consists in the appli
cation of compresses wet with a
decoction of thirty parts of valerian
root in 1,000 parts water.
Jules Gamier has designed an
elevated railway for the City of Paris,
which is to be completed in time for
the exposition of 1889. It will be
about 18 miles long, and will cost
$10,000,000. The structure will be
composed of two tracks, one above
the other, on an iron frame. The
trains will be composed of three
American cars, each.
Professor Brewer, of New Haven,
has reported the results of a number
of experiments on the results ot
soaking green wood of various kinds
in cold water, and thus removing the
albuminoid matters. That green
lumber contains something which
greatly favors its decay, and which
may be removed by long-continued
soaking in water, was well known
many years ago, and gave riso to the
process of water seasoning, in which
the planks were sunk in large bodies
of waterand kept immersed for from
six months to a year, when they
were raised, piled in the air and
thoroughly dried. Flooring lumber
thus treated is little liable to decay,
for the simple reason that it contains
little or nothing that is fit for the
food of the micro organisms and
f ingi that cause decay.
Minnis Haden, a worthy colored
blacksmith of Montgomery, Va., has
lately invented a piece of very
simp'le machinery by which the
striking hammer is easily and ef
fectively worked by his foot, while
he has both hands free to hold his
iron and use the small hammer. To
a listener, the blow3 come as natu
rally and rapidly as if there were
two men handling the hammers in
the old-fashioned way, but there is a
difference. The machine, by an easy
motion of the foot on the treadle,
strikes a harder blow than any man
can strike, and can be made, atwill,
to strike as light a blow as may bo
needed. But the use of this simple
nnd cheap device in the blacksmith's
shop is not half. It can be just as
easily used, and will find a large
field of usefulness, Tn driving a drill
for blasting rock.
Abnormal Growth of the Cottea
There has been made, near Ply
mouth, a most remarkable discovery
of trees which bear a species of cot
ton. The Examiner says the trees
are a foot in diameter and thirty
five feet high. They bear pods,
smaller than cotton balls, but full of
wonderfully soft and beautiful cotton,
with a good staple. The trees grow
in a swamp. Raleigh (N. C.) News
Scott's EiHHlsioaof Pure
fo! Liver Oil -n 1th Hypopaosphlles.
As a cure for Marasmus in Ch ililren.
War. Farb, of Brooklyn, L. I.f says:
"On the recommendation of my physi
cian. Dr. Wm. Yyso, I have given my
boy who was dangerously ill of Maras
mus, your Emulsion, with excellent ef
fect, and he is at present as hale and
heaithy as can be wished."
When the colored people have
learned the deliciousness of sparrow
Eie there will be no danger of those
irds swarming to excess in the
South. Mempnia Appeal.
Tltirlllow a la thVlhkado.
On a bid. racked with pain, a weary
Sinning willow, titwillow, Utwillow!
No ease or relief could he find anv day,
O. willow, titwillow, titwillow f
II Is pains are now gone, lie is hearty
a-d well. .
St. Jacobs Oil made him as aound as a
And the tory so good to each one he
Singing willow, titwillow, titwillow !
Puulisheb'.h Notk. A Chicago paper
savs (lint the actor who plays "Koko" la the
".Mikado." at a theater there, hud such a
bad cough that he could not luivesutw "Tit
willow" had ho not recovered his voice lv a
dose of Ited Star Cough Cure.
XKAR VAN DUSEN'sJ STOKK.
All kinds of new Guns made to order.
Breech-Ioadlng uuns maae irom aiuzzie
loaders. All repairs done prompt aud cheap.
First class work guaranteed. Address letters
Care of John Kopp, Astoria, Or.
25 a kegs.
Rifle. Fg to 3 Fg.
25 Pound Bags 9 1 85
Pink Sdge;'Xo. 10i! S 1.60
Black Edge, No. 10 .83
A, G. SPEXrVHTH, Aitorit,
To Regulate !
ftf1 FAVORITE HOME REMEDY is
I fl I, warranted not to contain a sipgla par-
A lill tide of Mercury or any injurious sub- I
stance, but Is purely Tege table. i
It will Care all Disoase3 caused J
by Derangement or the Liver. j
Kidneys and Stomach. t
If your Lirer is out of order, then your
whole system Is deranged. The blood u J
impure, me Dream onenure; you nve
headache, feel languid, dtpinted and
nenrous. To prevent a mote serious con
dition, take at once Simmons
T 117 fill REGULATOR. If you lead a
1.1 V P.K sedentary life, or suffer with
AU f 1JJLV Kidney AOcctioiu, avoid
stimulants and take Simm-m. liver Regulator.
Sure to relieve.
If you have eat n anything hard of
digestion, or feel Iicjvv jctcr meals or
sleepless at night, taLe'a t!oe and you
will feel relieved and kcp pleasantly.
If you are a raiserabte sufferer with
Constipation, I)yjepia and
Biliousness, seek relief a: once in
Simmons Liver Regul.it jr It does not
require continual dosing, an 1 costs but a
trine. .It will cure you.
If you wake up in the morning with a
bitter, bad taste in our rrwutn,
Tf I 17V Simmons Liver Regulator. It cor
I AKh recu tbe Bilious Stomach, sweetens
A 11111 the Breath, and cleanses the Furred
Tongue. Children often need some safe Cathar
tic and Tonic to avert approaching sickness.
Simmons Liver Regulator will relieve Colic, Head
ache. Sick Stomach, Indigestion, Dysentery, and
the Complaints incident to Childhood.
At any time you feel your system needs
cleansing, toning, regulating without violent
purging, or Stimulating without Intoxi
J.H.ZEILIH & CO., Philadelphia
WYATT & THOMPSON.
FRESH AND CURED MEATS,
Crockery and Glassware.
TVrm Feed, Etc,
WHERRY & COMPANY,
Fresh and Cured Meats,
FRUITS, BUTTER, and EGGS.
OPPOSITE OCCIDENT HOTEL,
ClIEXAHIJg Street. Anterla, Or.
Main trcet, Astoria, eregoa.
ItEBGXATV A CO. PJROPRHBTOR8
RESPECTFULLY CALL THE ATTEN
tlou of the public to the fact that the
above Market will always be supplied with a
FULL VAEIETY AND BEST QUAIJTY
FRESH AND CURED MEATS ! I
Which will be sold at lowest rates, whole
sale and retail.
r-SpecIal attention given to supplying
B. B. Franklin,
Meriaker and Cabinet Mater,
NEXT TO THE ASTOBIAX BUILDISO.
HTA11 work' done in a skillful manner on
short notice at reasonable rates.
' j : j WILL
flUFHDf! I Cut Faster
j Mram3uuwe EASIER
J.C.TrUllfnqer Than any olb-
er axe made.
i rloiity. Itffatf
yBW . - Dees sud HeTer
V J & CO.,
t AgeaU Astoria.
" Prke. $1.86.
. ...s, To Rent. .
'FINE BUSINESS OFFICE. GKNTRAL
. ly located. Apply at this Office.
. B5iBlBEaHf,"l BKMBBBBBBBnc1"1"'"
THEY If AYE BEEN AWARDED
AT THE VARIOUS
THAN TUB GOODS OF ANY OTHER
IN THE WORL&-,.
Quality can Always
nun Fisneraen use i Otto !
HENRY DOYLE & CO.,
517 and 519 Market Street, - - - SAN FRANCISCO.
AGENTS FOR PACIFIC COAST.
Seine Twines, Hope and Netting Constantly on Hand.
The Telephone Salooc.
The Finest Establishment of
the Kind in Astoria.
Especially fitted np for the Comfort and
Convenience of those who enjoy a
The Best or Wines and Liquors,
Tke Choicest Cigars.
Everything New and First-Class.
B. I,. JEFFREY. Frop'r.
Magnus 0. Crosby
HAM ABE, Ml STEEL,
Iron Pipe and Fittings,
HOUSE FURNISHING GOODS
SHEFT LEAD STRIP LEAD
Tin.-' and Copper.
Through Freight on Past Time!
THE HEW STEAMER
Which has been specially built for the comfort of passengers will leave
"Wilson & Fisher's Dock every
Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 6 A.M. arriving at Portland at 1 P.M.
Raturnlngleav&s Portland every
Tutsdiy and Thursday at 6 A. M. arriving at Astoria at 1 P. M.
S8fAa additionaLtrlB will be made on Saaday ef Each Weefc, leaving Portlan d
at tyelvoar Saaaax Xaralac.. Passengers bj this ronte connect at Kalama
for Sonnd ports. u. B. SCOTT, President
be Depended on !
The Gem Saloon.
The Popular Resort for Astorians.
Finest of Wines and Liquors
Go to THE GEM SALOON.
ALEX. CAMPBELL, - PROPRIETOR
J. EL D. GKAY.
Wholesale and retail dealer Id
GROCERIES, FLOUR, AND FEED
Hay, Oats, Straw, Wood, Etc.
LIME, SAND AND CEMENT.
General Storage and "Wha fage ou reason
able terms. Foot of Benton street, Astoria.
Cigars, Tobacco and Cigarettes
Meeraohaum and Brier Pipes,
GENUINE ENGLISH CUTLERY
Revolvers and Cartridges.
CORNER MAIN AND CHENAMOS ST.-.