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Mt gaily gtfiorian.
WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 0. 18S3
The school boy knows that Ger
many is the most thorough in mili
tary as well as in many other mat
ters jof education. Every citizen
in Germany is a soldier, not only
prepared as to knowledge of mili
tary tactics and usages to enter
without previous preparation into
the army o his country, either in
offensive or defensive warfare, but
well imbued with that spirit and
magnificent physical development
which comes through military drill
and training. Almost by the blow
of tbe'bugle call, Germany would
bristle from one end of the coun
try to the other with arms in the
hands of trained oldiers. No
time lost in drilling awkward
squads; no waiting for officers to
become educated in their new du
ties, but, like the nice running of
a clock, it is already to run the
moment the spring is touched.
The wisdom of such an organi
zation depends for its manifesta
tion upon the arrival of these
emergencies which no human fore
sight can forestall, but which,
nevertheless, aro always imminent.
A government that is strong in its
resources and habiliments of war
is in much lefs danger of war than
weaker ones, at the same time the
earth has been full of war since
iSoah and his family arrived with
their menagerie, and there is no
reason to think that human nature
has changed to any considerable
extent; hence we are liable to see
more of it.
In America, while the sunlight
of peace sheds a soft lustre over
our land there is no means of
knowing that the clouds of war
will not throw us again into the
darkness of struggle and death.
Yet .there: .are those who affect to
scorn our militia organization as a
useless and an extravagant indul
gence for the benefit of those who
hold office there, and are suf
fered to wear as much gold lace
and flumdoodle ornaments as their
physical development affords room
While it may be true that the
militia and its mission is not un
derstood by the superficial, it is
also true that it has a significance
broad and deep, and while the
gaudy official toggery, now in
vogue among commissioned offi
cers as contrasted with the plain
view of the private soldier, does
seem a little undemocratic, the
importance of the organization
should not be obscured on this uc
. count. In fact the military of
America to-day is not all it should
be. The laws creating and regu
lating the militia necessarily
creates appointive powers, and it
is" in the abuse and not in the use
of this power that evils crowd in
upon the organization and neutral
ize the efforts of those earnestly
interested in the dovolnpmont of
It is proposed in Canada to ten
der all debts under S 0 micollect-
ableby law. A similar proposition,
.says the 7):, limuuh h. eluding
various amounts as tho i'ttfuation',
has often been advocated in the
United States, and it m.sy be re
garded as a reaction from the
"other extreme of imprisoment
for debt. Would it not render
personal honesty of more esteem
and tend to the abandonment of a
loose credit system for the safer
and more economical one of cash
payments? is one way of putting
the question. A community in
which personal security is most
relied upon is a good place to
It is stated on good authority
that the Union Pacific company
has defaulted on the payment of
the interest of certain narrow
guage roads in the-state of Neva
da, of which it- was the largest
Secretary Whitney will ask
the present congress for an appro
priation of $70,000,000 for the
South America has already
nearly completed a transconti
nental railway. It extends from
the waters of the Atlantic at Rosa
rio (north of Buenos Ayres) west
ward about 500 miles to Mendoza,
and within 140 miles of the rail
way now in operation from the Pa
cific coast of Valparaiso to the
foot of the Andes. A line has
been surveyed across the moun
tains .and it is thought that the
link will be supplied within a year
- - -
It is stated on good authority
that the Canadian Pacific com
pany intends to ask parliament
for $10,000,000 to aidin the work of
consolidating the railway system
of the maritime provinces. The
government will donate that por
tion of the international road be
tween St. John and Halifax.
The Hillsborough mail rider
failed to reach Milton, N. G.. on a
regular day last week, and gave
as his excuse that "a rabbit crossed
in front of him while on his way
and he turned back." He believed
that some awful calamity would
befall him if he proceeded in face
of this warning.
The coasting trade in India am
ounts to over $250,000,000, and,
says the London Timts its value
is more than one-third of the sea
borne trade which is conducted
with Europe, Africa and the other
countries of Asia.
The guano deposits of the is
lands off Lower California, being
worked by Sr. Bnlle of Guaymas,
are turning out to be verv abun
dant. The first vessel has sailed
for Europe carrying eight hundred
To the Citizens of Astoria.
MR. TV. P. McCLOSKY HAVING DE
clincd the nomination for Superin
tendent of btrects, at the request of many
Republicans we name Mr. John McCann as
the Republican candidate for said office.
C.U. COOPER : Republican
K. A. TAYLOR fCilvCom.
BIDS ARE ASKED BY THE COUNTY
Court of Clatsop Count)' for the support
of the ceunty poor for one year.
Also Proposals are asked for a fnn suit
able In all respects for a poor farm for the
Said bids aud proposals will be received
until Monday. Jxny. 4th. 1BS0, at one o'clock
p.m. aud must be filed with the County
By order of the County Court.
f BEG TO BRING BEFORE YOUR NO
JL tico that my nomination as Councilman
from the 2nd ward was done without my
knowledge and that I will not accept or the
samo If elected.
P. E. FERCUEN.
To the Republican City Committee.
Circumstances are such that It will not be
convenient for me to accept the nomination
for Superintendent of Streets and I therefore
lespectfully decline the nomination and re
quest you to select another nominee.
Astoria, Oregon, D ec 7th, 1SS5.
To the People of Astoria.
I DESIRE TO STATE POSITIVELY AND
emphatically that there is no ground for
the "report" that I Intend to resign in favor
of Mr. Hart or anybody else If elected to the
office of Auditor and Clerk, but that I shall
try to perform the duties of said office to the
best of my ability in the interests of the peo
ple regardless of politics or anythlnz else.
BIDS WILL BE RECEIVED AT THE
office of Count' Clerk of Clatsop county
until Monday, Jany. 4th, 18SG, at onn o'clock
p. k. for "the building of a county bridge
across Ohauna creek. Said bids to be
scaled ana Include plans, specification and
Each bidder shall deposit with his bid
flvo per cent of the amount of such bid,
which shall be forfeited t the county in
case the award Is made to him and .n fails,
neglects or refuses for the period of two
days after such award is made to enter Into
contract and file his bond as required by
law and to the satisfaction of the bonrd of
The boanl may in its discretion reject any
and all bids,
Ry order of the County Court.
Astoria, Dec 8th. 1835.
AT ROSS' OPERA HOUSE
JANUARY 1st, 1886..
BY 0USHIHG POST 00BHET BAND.
Coaoert Prom 8 to 9 O'clock
DA5TC1SG BEGIX B at 9 O'CLOCK
For GRAY'S HAEBOR
Ttie G-exi.. BCileai
Will leave for GravS Harbor -with
On Saturday orBinfftke IStk fast.,
J. H. D. GRAY, Agent.
For Mayor - C. W. FULTON
councilman, it waru...fc.&H.isaiAJM
Councilman, 2nd Ward
Chief of Folice W.J. BARRY
Police Judge R.V.MONTEITH
Supt. of Streets." JOHNiTcCANN
City Treasurer.... CH AS. HErLBORN
City Attornoy G. C. FULTON
City Surveyor C. B. MARTIN
City Assessor D. H. WELCH
Auditor and Clerk T. S. JEWETT
Harbor Master PHIL. JOHNSON
For Mayor J. C. TBULLINQEB
Connciliaan 1st War d....L. C.KINNEY
Connrilman 2nd "Ward . . P. Z. FEBCHEN
Chief of Folice A. M. TWOHBLY
Folice Judge C. H. STOCKTON
Treasurer J. G. HOSTLEB
City Attorney GEO. NOLAND
SnrveTor N.D. RAYMOND
Auditor and Clerk WM. POHL
Harbor Master DENNIS COBBAN
Supt. of Streets .THOS. LOGAN
For Mayor, .T. O. Trullinger
Councilman, 1st Ward,. .F. Sherman
Councilman, 2nd ...John O'Brien
Chiflf of Poliee John Rocera
Police Judge, John Hahn
Supt. of S treets, I no. Mcuann
City Treasurer, J. G. Hustler
f!itv Attorney. Geo. Noland
City Surveyor, N. D. Raymond
Uity Assessor, wm. rooie
Auditor and Clerk C. W. Shively
Harbor AlaBter run. Johnson
MURRAY & CO.,
And Dealers in
Special Attention Given to Filling
A PULL LINE CARRIED
And Stipples furnished at Satis
Purchases delivered In any part of the city.
Office and Warehouse
fu Hume'i New Building on Water Street.
P. O. Box 183. Telephone No. 87.
ASTOBIA, ' ORFGOS.
StockhilderV Meeting. .
THE REGULAR ANNUAL MEETING OF
the stockholders'of tho Pythian Land
and Building Association will be held on
uec: zva, at 2 r. 34. in rytnian nan tor me
purpose of electing a heard of five Directors
for the ensulne vear and attending to such
other business as maylegaUy come Tbefore It.
E. A. JvOYKS.
Finest Selection of
Jewelry In Solid Geia ana Silver.
Most Suitable Holiday Presents!
Offered at Very Low Figures.
VTke Qullty of Ertry Artialt duraateed.
Astoria and Seaside
ED. JACKSON) ' - Fr9rUter.
The best Bread, Cakes and Pastry In the City
Ice Creams and Ornamental "Work
Manufacturer of Fine Candles.
JfKAB VAX DUSEH'fl STOBE,
All kinds of sew Guns made to order,
Breech-loading Guns made from Mnzzle-
loiulflw. All rftmain ilnionrnmnf mil ohun
First class vrorkKuaranteed. Address letters
- UUOIAY iJUnXUKX,
Care of Jean Kopp. Astoria. Or.
STOCKHOLDERS OF THE FISHER
xnen'c Tkg. Co, are hereby notified that
the annual moetlne will be held at tho Co."8
fc upper AKoni, ur on Tuesday,
Dee. pB, 1883, at 9 A. L?or the tmrnose of
cickuut at uuuu 9i directors ior tue eotuiue
year, and the transaction of other. bnsln ess
that may eome before the meeting.
By order of the President. .
TS HEREBY GIVEN THAT 1HE ANNU.
A. al meeting of ihe .stockholders of the
Scandlnartan racking Co. will bo held at
the company's office on Monday, DecHth,
1885, at 9 o'clock a. M.,-for the nnrpose oi
electing a board of directors for tnensulne
year, and the tranaacrtoa .of such other bus
iness as may come before the meeting.
By order ot the president.
Astoria. Nov. 2Tth. 1883. &.
Oysters, Clams, Crabs, Fish.
KgK!ilu.tr oi the Quality : whea you
nd Wint thnra f rwati ani -- - .11 - r-T '
Seed at the Union Markefon wStoetrtef '
, Vegetables of all kinds constantly oa has.
LwarranteyerytolDiaoUfrah aid of the
best, quality. w
O- F. RKSX).
IN NEW QUARTERS!
Having Consolidated 3Iy Business with the
Astoria Furniture Co.,
I now offer the I arrest and Mot Complete Assortment of
Fine and Plain Furniture, Bedding. Carpets, Oil Cloth,
Window Shades, Pictures, Moulding, etc.,
At Portland Prices, and Invito a Call o f Everybody in "Want of Goods in My
Line, Guaranteeing Satisfaction in Every Respect.
After Three Weeks of Hard Labor!
Has Got the
AIT vlsSf SSSSSSBsip'
TO CALL THIS WEEK
. Grand Exhibition Every Evening.
Carl Adler's Crystal Palace
IMMENSE SALES ATTHE
CLOSING OUT OUR
Entire Stock of Dry anil Fancy Goofls,
LADIES1 AND CHILDREN'S SHOES.
AND IN FACr EVERYTHING APPERTAINING IN THE
LADIES' LINE AT COST!
And Less than Cost. On Account of Discontinuing the
Above Lines I Shall also offer the
All Purchases 5.00 and Upwards, 5 per cent oil'.
All Purchases $20.00 and Upwards, 1 0 per cent off.
Ladies Gall Early!
And Secure Suoh Bargains as Never Offered in Astoria Before.
This is a Bonafide Sale and No Sham, as we need our Space for other
Purposes and the Stock Must
Next to Bink of Wm. T. Coleman,
BOOTS and SHOES,
W. T. PARKER
Most of His
fe-g " K 'SgZd-j? -gC'-. a' , - i-'orTOWIXO, FREIGHT or CHAK-
VSr ATjTt ' f:ijt: :i. or to
in Dry Good
Bo Closed Out before ihe 1st of
A 6cLq a ciij JL Cci
r. L. P.
Eay, Oats, noil Straw, Lite, BM, Cement, Sand anil Plaster
Wont! Dellrercd to Order. J)n)Iiic, Teamlticsnd Kxprew Rnslne".
" -'-j "'UjyTtiJ!1?lU..iX' r-A
338 -A.. MOKTTGrOMBIlT.
Tin.bhi'ot Iron, nr.d Copjier "Wore. A general assortment of Household Good.
3SACSEG STOVES AiVD It.t&'ftKS. THE BEST L Tn 3IABKGT.
Plumbing goods of all kind cu Inn. I. Job work done In a workmanlike manner.
Plumbing, Cas Fitting and Cannery Work attended to promptly
On Reasonable Terni".
CJieimmns Street, Xext to C. I. Porker'M Store. Astoria. Orsn.
The New York Novelty Store!
We are now receiving one of
THE LARGEST AND MOST COMPLETE STOCKS OF -
HOLIDAY GOODS and NOVELTIES
Ever offered to the People of Astoria.
Gome One! Gome All!
The Public are Cordially invited to U.ill aud Examine onr Carefully Selected
Stock. Comprising artick3 for Old and Voting alike and within the reach of all.
Heretofore We have Always
Led in Making Prices for Our Competitors,
And now Tv Propose to
Leafl Where Ttoy Cannnot Follow ! !
As Am thing and Everything w ill he offered at Tlie lowest
ToiibIe Living Margin ofProilt.
sbw yom mmm store,
Opposite the Parker House. Main Street, Astoria, Oregon.
United States Restaurant
On ISain street is novs open, and
JLT C2TOS TAKES THE ZiZiLD
In rvery particul.tr
It is tho
Finest lit led np
Best in the city
JEFF is A
He cannot be betti
on the coasr.
PAYS CASH, THAT SETTLES ITr
!U yyydfj fill babul
Eben P. Parker.Master.
On short notice
Buys by the
Frearieur, Vait a Xarkt.