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OL. XXV, NO. II
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THOMSON" & COUTERT,
Attorneys at Law and Notaries Public.
Special attention given to collections and
Office Rooms 4 and 3, over City Book
f it. 3IAKT1X. C. K..
Architect and Civil Engineer.
Orr ice "loom C. KuLhl of l'thia
IVStS. A. 1. noil .1. A. !; wvox.
Physicians am! Sur;'ons.
Will rIvp jiroinnt aUenilon to nil calls,
i !ii any part of the eitj or country.
(Mice tner Allen's Store, corner Cass anil
iit'iniMiia slivls, Astuia, Uiepon.
1 'i phone No. -11.
I'hyslciim J.ut SiirKeojj.
Ofllee, KooinG, over I). A. Mcintosh s store.
1 1 ick Hoims:-;t toil a. m ;-3:oriji.
Ilesidence. opposite thcJohaiiseii binldmsr
it. o. . ksti:s.
I'll YSICJAX AND srUGEOX.
Okkicb: tiein IJnl'diii;, nji stairs, Astosia,
tvk. aijFkki jeixn'i:y,
0F7C 000 FELLOWS BU.'LGWG,
Homing Hours, 9 to 11.
Afternoon limits, 2 to 4.
Evening Hours," to s isSi ;
At all other limes ennuire at his r.toms
oer Goodman's Hoot and Shoe stoic.
K.. A. DOItltlS. KO. KOUM
TCOIsAVn & 1MWS1MS.
ATTOKNEYS AT LAV-'.
twice In Kinney's lilocfc. . ppodte Cil
Hall. Astoi la, Oregon.
. . w. rui.Tox. o. c yvuros.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
KoomsSnnd C.Odd Fellows Building.
l KI.O F. IAttZi:it
SURVEYOR OF CLATSOP COUNTY
Ex-Clty Surveyor of Astoria
Office :-N. K. corner Cas and Istor street.
r tfc. A. BOWIiKY.
lttornty nnil 'o:usr.rIlor : fj&u.
Oillce on Cheuamns Street, Astoria, Oregon.
C l. WIXTOS.
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
i mis No. 11 and 12, ryth'tun Cusjle Biilid-
PHYSICIAN A Nil SUKGRO:
OM-tck Itoomst.V.andS. I'ythlan I5d i
Kksiiiknok On Cedar Street, back J
. Man's Hospital.
i;;:ns in Allen's Ihnlding, isp stair--. r
er Gh.v and Spieniopia slicel-. AMorta
rteitrclicrof Titles, Allr:irtcr aJ
Otllce on Oass Street. T. do rs south or As
tmlaii office, Astoria, Oregon.
AHEAD OF ALL COJIPETITOKS!
Manufactured by the Full Holler rices,
Salem (Or.) Capitol Flour Wills Co..
The only flour that has taken First Prize
three years in .succession at the
I'OKTI.AA'I aiRKHAXE?';; PAiK,
Also at State Fair.
Due trial Is sufficient to convince of its sr.pe
liority. -'ee tliat the word CAM TO L ison eacli sack
OEOKGE .SHIEL. 8 Stalk St.,
WILSON & riSHKIt. Astoiia Agents.
A. V. Allen.
ftolftaale and 1-lad l).li-r in
filass and PSals- -
TltOPK'Al. AXO IOMK"1I
fruits and vE6EFABLs.i
Together wit. J
Nicely Furnished Rooms, i
WITH OR "WITHOUT BOAHD": AT !
t T ilrs. S. T. AlcKean's, Cass street, three
doors south ol Astobiax ottle.
TRADE $l r.lAP.rT.
t v.,c!yv i
Free from Cpia "T-. c --;! Polsco
rar ;. - & r-;riv
AT IiXCGOT T3 A TiMr?.
I?! CHARLES A. VOGELER CO ,BA T!0?f '
a fa sr& x b5 ::
l? jiisc Yrnat its nama irapnci ; e
Purely Vegetable "Compound, UuJ
acts directly upon the xyer ; curing
the many diseases irideayto that un.
portant organ, and plohtingthe nu
meroiis ailmsnts tKyrise from it
deranged orWp4action, sucli a
Dyspepsia Jidice, Biliousncssj
RheaMatetc. It is therefore z
.ha Liver must be Irept in order."
D2. 8AKrOSD'8 IIVEE INYIGOSATCn.
iivioratea the Liver, Regulates the Eov.-:-l.
Strccilicn; tbe .Sj'Stcm, Purific3 tb"
Blooil . Af'-nt I" -etion, Prevents Fevers.
Is a llouseli.i.i ITccd. An Invaluable
laaiil v3Icdicine for comraon complain! i
D2. SAHFOED'S LIVSE INVIGOHATGH.
.i crjenence cf Firly years, and Ts:
scat?? cf Tati'nonials prove Hi Ifcrit.
FOTl r t.V. r.V AI.T Dr WXJiS IN MEDICDm
For f-ll ir,fonn','-n K-nd yocr address for 10!
&" iloolc en '.e " T U r rnd P d:- -."' it
v gjisroaD bcaii. sr.. :;-.v Youu tir
oftholicusescrthc human race. These
symptoms in l.oatc tlcir czieUuco.
llasi ofAppnIlc, 2cvels oostlv,
Hide Ile.-nluclir, futlnesa after cnt
Iii7,nverKiu to cxcrJiotiofUcilyor
orJiavtiig neglected komcduly.lHia
beroi-c t!e ejc, Jiffilily colcretl
Uri :i p,Coa.STi PATI OS,usnl tlerau n d
thul.ni r. AsaLi. ermed'e-neTUXT'i;
i"ir.I.S Juivo no e.:il. Tin iractionon
the Kidneys and v-!:in is t!o piompt;
remo ing all iiiijmritics through these
three scavciifjirs or tlio sjststu,'
producing appetite, sound digestion,
rguJ.ir Moola, a clear skin and a vig-orou-.hody.
TOTIVS PIEiI-S cjiusp no
naiibea. ci griping nor ii t'-rfero wiSii
ilailv T7ork and are aperfect
ANTI D OTK TO fJ A LA R I A.
r-uW e-. erywlii n 25;. ( :.'" 41 ;,i rr i M.?. .
Gray Hair o;t IS hisk :is changed in
sstcntly to :i .i '.s l.r.A-.t lv a inglo
plicalio:inf litis On . told" by Drnir--J-jt.or.sent
by express on receiptof$l,
i iflice, 14 Marniv Street. New VorJr.
Hong Yik & Co.
The i.inlcioiiii'd are doing 1ms :m--n
under the ab.nro name,
Ctii'Sior ItetiMiifM. in! lIr;iio:i y-l-.
Groceries and Provisions,
Contractors for Chinese Labor.
.Tei: obi rnr.
i HI' KIN.
ci:r n no.
E. Lemon &0o
Stftvwloros and itiggors.
POftTLA'rfD and ASTOHIA.
1'oiiti.ami Ol n v. Xo tc Xorsh ln:t S.
ending, Banners, Oil Cloth Signs,
Fence Advertising, Price Marks, etc
H JJ LAW5I
v . jujaa a iS,
Shoji and office on Cas street : Pike Eros.'
' old stand. '
5 K n Sti?
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ASTOIUA, OREGON, THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, ISS6.
SUNSET COX'S WIT.
OUB UTEEARY STATESMEN-.
Pablle 3Icn and Society Women
Who Arc Eajer Tor the
laurels of the Pen.
There is no surer sign of the grow
ing influence of belles-lettres on the
national mind, than the numerous
litetary ventures which have, of late
years emanated from persons in the
hisxhcr walks of life. In the past
ages of English literature, pen-work
was considered rather below the dig
nity of men of rank, and was rele
gated mostly to the starving
Giub street writers. It is true that
my lord patronized these poor fel
lows, who afforded him mental rec
reation, just as he looked graciously
on the cook, who supplied him with
delicacies for the stomach; but as to
staining his own precious lingers
with ink, he would just as likely
curry and hitch up his own horses.
What a change has come over litera
ture during the present century!
Not only have lords and ladies
flocked into the field of letters in
alarming numbers; not only have
great statesmen sought the delights
of print, even the gracious Queen
henelf has taken to book-making.
Hay, more, the royal princes are
bringing out gorgeous volumes from
their youthful pens. The same ten-"
dency is observable, though in a less
degree, in our own country, espe
cially duiing the last ten years.
Generals, who a few decades ago
agreed cordially in General Came
ron's opinion of "them literary
feilows," are now proud of nothing
so much as the columns which they
contribute to magazines or newspa
pers. The fever has also reached
the halls of legislation, gone up to
the judge's bench, and even burns
on the brow of elegant society ladies.
Whether literature is benefited by
these accessions is an open question,
with very many arguments in the
negative. Still, dabbling in letters
is the least harmful vice in which
these people can indulge.
Among our legislators there is no
one who is so fond of books as lion.
S. S. Cox, the new minister to Tur
key. His name may be seen on the
title-page of two widely-read vol
umes "The Land of llie Midnight
Sun," and "Wit and llumor." lie
has just completed another work,
the much heralded "Two Decades of
Federal Legislation," and will issue
it before his departure for Turkey.
Mr. Cox is tired of active politics,
as he well might be after so many
years in Congress. He now pro
noses to devote his best thoughts to
literature. All his pretended hesita
tion about accepting the Presidential
appointment was, it is shrewdly sus
pected, only a ruse to keep himself
prominently before the country, at
this time, when his book is about to
be placed in the market. lie in
tended to go to Turkey, long before
Cleveland was elected, and wa3
awaiting only such a favorable op
portunity as the Ministry to that
country offered. His motives for
abandoning political life at home are
two-fold. Loving literature as he
does, he is anxious to find a field
that has not been much trodden, and
thinks that the quondam capital of
the Roman Empire is just that field.
What branch of letters he proposes
to venture into is not exactly known,
but from the wonderful versatility of
the little Congressman, we have iea
son to expect that after posing as a
historian, humoiist, and politico
economic writer, his next effort will
be in the direction of poetry or
romance. Intimate friends of Mr.
Cox say that he has in view a novel,
depicting Oriental manners and cus
toms, which will be rather more ac
curate than Marian Crawford's ro
mances, and quite as interesting.
Constantinople, with its historic
associations, its remains of Roman
glory, its mosquc3, its lovely women,
and its curious customs, certainly
offers a seductive meal to a man
n ith a literary appetite. These liter
ary delicacies have been passed over,
too, by iearly all our romancers, ex
cepting indeed, some Chicago news
paper geniuses, who write so charm
ingly of life on the Bosphorus from
the shores of Lake Michigan. Mr.
Cox is also credited with the inten
tion of acting as correspondent of a
certain New York daily, so as not
to e forgotten by an ungrateful re
public. Love of letters is not, how
ever, his only inducement for getting
out of Congress. He ha3 another
motive. He wishes to get rid of his
unfortunate reputation as a jester.
This leputation has kept him from
many political preferments which he
might h-ve gained. When he was
mentioned for Speaker of the House,
his fellow members, though fully
recognizing his abilities, could not
relish the thought of a joker in the
chair. When he had a fair show for
the Gubernatorial nomination in New
York, in 13S2. the same objection in
terposed and defeated him. More
over, his fame for wit has given him
much discomfort in society. On all
occasions, in humor and out of hu
mor, he is expected to make fun for
the company, and if he fails to do so,
is considered impolite. If he visits
a house and does not dispense some
of his wit and humor, the hostess
will regard ita3 a sort of slight to
her. If he talks seriously a half
hour, it is whispered that he has re
ceived bad news from his constitu
ency. When he is introduced to a
stranger he must either make some
sparkling remarks, or his intellect-
J uai powers are thought to be on tne
wane. It is indeed a sad thing to be
weighed down by such a load of fame
and it is partly to relieve himself of
the load that Mr. Cox is anxious to
get clear of the country for a few
Of the other public men who seek
the laurels of the pen, of course the
most distinguished is Mr. Blaine,
who, it is said, intends to devote the
ret of his life to literary work.
"Twenty Years in Congress" will
soon be completed, and rumor has it
that the man of Maine will then turn
his mind to a political history of the
United States, from the framing of
the Constitution down to the civil
war. Wade Hampton has, within
the past three years, fallen com
plet-;ly under the fascinations of
print. From the day that his first
article appeared in the North A nieri
can Jierieic he has been gaining con
fidence in his literary talents, and he
now considers himself a perfect par
agon with the pen. He takes an al
most childish delight in showing his
effusions to. any one who will read
them. Though" he cares little for
criticism aimed at his military or po
litical career, he is as sensitive as a
young lady in the first agonies of po
etical fervor, when the products of
his pen are in question. There are
stories afloat to the effect that insin
uating men have gained certain fa
vors from the Senator by well di
rected praise of said products, but
these stories must be left to veracious
Western journals. Senator Beck
also has a penchant for magazine
writing, and some magazines are
considerate enough to print his work,
notwithstanding the dry, clumsy
style in which he writes. "
Joe Brown inks his pen occasion
ally for religious publications. The
Senator from Georgia is a deeply re
ligious man, an attendant at every
church convention, and has several
times expressed the opinion that he
missed his vocation when he failed to
enter the ministry. Senator Vance
is a bright writer." His name is fre
quently seen at the end of readable
articles in the best magazines. Ex
Congressman Dorsheimer wrote,
during the late campaign, a life of
Cleveland, which was, in his own es
timation at least, equal to the best
of Macauiay's biographical sketches.
Though the work was not received
with irrepressible enthusiasm, the
New York Congressman was so
ciiaimed with it that he declined re
election to Congress in order to do-v-ste
his great mind entirely to liter
ature. What the next offspring of
his brain will be, nobody knows, but
something stupendous may be antic
ipated. Besides these statesmen
there are many others who figure in
the less elevated field of journalism.
Senator Ilawloy often uses ht3
virile pen in the columns of the
Hartford Couranl. Senator Ingalls
does considerable editorial writing
for two Kansas papers. Senator
Dawes occasionally pens a heavy
column for the Springfield Republi
can. It is not an uncommon sight
to see Senator Mahone bending over
the editoiial desk in the Richmond
Whig office. In fact, a majority of
our legislators have their home" or
gans, which they favor once in a
while with their choicest gems of
LETTERS IK SOCIETY.
It cannot be said that sod-
women at the capital show the same
inclination toward literature. In
fact, many leaders of fashion here
have no more literary tabte than the
maids who curl their hair. They
can, of course, converse grammatic
ally, give a borrowed opinion of the
latest novel, and even know the
names of the leading poets and nov
elists; but beyond this they do not
penetrate. There are some, how
ever, and the number is not small,
who deserve all praise for their tal
ent and learning. Among these two
stand pre-eminent Miss Cleveland
and Mrs. Dahlgren, widow of the
Admiral. A great deal has been
written about the literary acquire
ments of the President's sister, and
perhaps they have been somewhat
exaggerated. Still it cannot be de
nied that for solid knowledge, wide
reading, and absorbing love of books,
Miss Cleveland is clearly first among
the women of society. Mrs. Dahl
gren is not such an extensive scholar
as Miss Cleveland, nor quite her
equal in intellect. She is just as de
voted to letters, however, and a great
deal more ambitious. Site is known
as the author of three volumes of va
riable merit. Her first work was the
life of Ulric Dahlgren, her stepson,
who fell in the famous raid on Rich
mond. Of course this volume was a
labor of love, and was well written,
if we judge from the favorable criti
cisms with which it met. "Legends
of South Mountain," her next pro
duction, was not so successful, but
showed considerable versatility.
The latest work from her pen, a
novel caricaturing high life at the
capital, has had such a wide circula
tion, and has been so much talked
about, that every book reader has
read or heard of it. She is a literary
authority in social "circles, and was
the leading spirit of the very exclu
sive belles-lettres society which
flourished here a few years ago.
The most noted members were Pres
ident Garfield, George Bancroft, and
a half dozen Senators. Mrs. Dahl
gren lives most of the time at her
country residence, oa South Mount
ain, overlooking the battle-field.
She is a very proud, handsome
woman, resembling in appearance
and in style of living, some of the
stately duchesses, of whom we read
in English novels. Her estate ex
tends over severalsquare miles, and is '
aperfect type of Middle age feudalism.
Her tenants are like so many vas
sals, and very faithful ones, too, for
a kinder "Lady of the Castle" was .
never seen. Her income is spent
largely in building churches and !
school-houses for the poor. For mileo
around she is an object of veneration '
to the people who prosper on her
bounty. All alone, without husband, .
child, or near relative, she rules her f
little domain. It is said that she has ;
received more offers of marriage than
any woman in society, but she seems
to find enough happiness in occa
sional social enjoyments, in th
pleasures of her country home and
in literary work. Philadelphia
Attention Railroad Men!
r lliTirpt mnra tltmt i not tfUli ..
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lll-'estlOU ' v.-nc vnrtr hilitin liml li.i.il.
chilis, followed by fever-, which jih-
irueu me. i toot; Simmons ijiver i.''i
ulator, and am satisfied that it is all it.t
it Is recommended for indigestion and
bilious complaints. Tor mine was ceria'p-,
ly a stubborn case. Many of my friei t-
speak of it, and they all auref that r
assesses all the virtues claimed for !.--.
H. Hif.iiTow Kit. Conductor C. II. I: .
Ti"t.s'ee.t to knock at your sweetheart's door,
tthen the bee have ceased their drunmduir
A",,iear tha bulldo prowi roapense:
Oh, yes, old boy, I'm cominjl"
ISin Francisco Ca!i.
That my bad cough
Would take me off,
Of that I was qnite sure;
But now I'm well,
And am elad to tfllL
'Twas done by Bed Star Cough Cure.
For lame Back. Side or riitNi s...f
bhiloh's Porous Plaster, Price , reiiS.
For sale by W. 1L Dement.
WHERRY Sc COMPANY,
Fresh jiikI Cured Meats,
FftUITS, BUTTER, and EGGS.
OPPOSITE OCCIDENT HO'lH.
i'SSilXAtfl'S Street. AKtorla, or.
Main lrref, Astnrln, :ea.on.
Bi:MA a. co.Pitorstiiroiis
IJESPECrrULLY CALL THE ATTEX-
J.S. tlltll llf flip lllllllll. tfl flirt f-.Ot tll'lt l.o
above Market w III ahvaj s he supplied v. 1th a
m.:. vxpjkty and hist quality
?SSH AKD CURED MEATS 1 I
Which will he sold at lowest rates, who'.e-
ar-Speclal attention given to supplying
When Yr.ii Want
Oysters, Clams, Crabs, Fish,
Eggs. Putter or thehe.t quality: when you
:m! ("Iiii-1:i-ii; l)noL- cmii i.r .ill n .!.,
and want them fresh and Reed, cal'l on V'. I'!
Keedat the Union Market on Water. street.
pki'iiioii-s oi an KiniK constantly on hand.
I warmnt evi-rxtlitni'soM fiov.li mul r tit.
O. HP. 3E2.3E53E5X,
Ti-lenlione No. 115.
Proprietor, I'nlon Jlitrket.
B. B. Franklin,
Hoterlato and Catt Maker,
NEXT TO TUB ASTOItTAX nUU.DIXG.
EfAll work done In a skillful manner on
.short notice at rvaonahle rates.
The Best is the CheajBStl
WYATT & THOMPSON
Aw on Deck with an Immense Stock of
STAPLE FANCY GROCERIES,
FOR THE HOLIDAYS.
A I-argc Assortment of the Celehrated
LOS GATOS OANNED FRUIT,
Which ha no Equal In the World.
Table Peaches, Bartlett Pears,
Apricots, Black Berries.
Egg Plums, etc.,
At 25c per can.
Winalow's Corn. 15c per can. To
matoes, 10c. Fresh Honey in
Comb and Extracted
Sysaraa FIks, Hickory Xuts, etc., etc
At the very .Lowest cash Price!
J"$3Hr2tfterii!sSE!fc:i TMHBiM "SJi3n?--2aBK!,",ii
rffXwJ ' TiWPVflTf 1 1 IT rr tSWUW MfcEtr-PJ--iMMte 'iiunn
0S31 V , HOUSE F0UHDD.-I784-.. J JigL
UKAND PRIZE PARIS 1878.
m THEY HAVE BEEX AWARDED
AT THE YAK10US
THAN THE GOODS OF ANY OTHER
IN 1 HE WORLD.
Qualify can Always
EKrieieil mSTIsb i Otto !
HENRY DOYLE & CO.,
5 1 7 and 5 1 9 Market Streei. - - - SAN FRANCISCO,
A.T,STS FOSt i'ACIJ-'IC COAST.
Seine Twines, Rope and Netting Constantly on Hand.
A FUliI STOCK
The Telephone ft loon.
The Finest Establishment of
tiie Kind in Astoria.
Especially fitted up for the Comfort and
t'onvenience of tliow who enjoj .1
Social ti hi s.
Tito J?ebl or Wiucs ml Liquors,
TJte Choicest Cigars.
Everyifiing New and First-Class.
It. ! JEFFREY. T'roir.
rv-s' - : - r- 'o-Viii;
ttiilia Transportation Gomnany.
FOE PORTLAND !
Through Freight on Fast Time!
Which has been specially bmlt for the comfort of passenpera will leave
"Wilson & Fisher's Dork every
Monriay, Wednesday and Friday at 6 A.M. arriving at Portland at 1 P.M.
Returning leaves Portland every
Tuesday and Thursday at 6 A. M. arriving at Astoria at ? P. M.
?An additional trip will be made on
at v O'clock Mumlav Jlomiwir.
tor sound ports.
PRICE. DIVE CENTS.
be Depended on
RANGE CAN BE HAD IN A9-
-i;c-iJv2g3l; 1UUIA VHI.Y Ufr
rriS.rtlv v;H::il 5T tSi JT'S? M llfMTi
CALL ANFJASIINE IT, YOLr
TVffiL BE PLEASED.
E. It. HAWEd Is also agenl for the
1M patent Mm Stove
And other first -class Stoves.
Furnaco "Work. Steam Fit
tings, oto., n. senljiltv-
ALWAYS ON HAND.
Tickets to Portland and Kelnrn
For $2 50.
Good on any of the Company's boats
JR. A. KOYK5,
Astoria, Nov. 24th, 1S85.
Sun da v of Karh tVeri. leaving Portland
Passeuiiers b this route connect at Kalama
U. ii. svuUi rre3iuem
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