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VQL. XXY, NO. 63.
ASTORIA, OREGON, TUESDAY, MARCH 16, J 886.
PRICE. BIVE CENTS.
C. R. THOMSOS, E. E. COOTERT.
THOMSON fc CO OVERT,
Attorneys at Law and Hotaries Public.
Special attention given to collections and
examining titles. ,
Ofock-lteozns4 and , over City Book
1 B. JIABT1X. t-.
Architect and Civil Engineer.
office Boom 6. Knights or Pytlilas
JK!. A. I, and .1. A. FIJITON.
Phj -ilclanh and Surgeons.
Will jrlvo prompt attention to all calls,
i.om any part of the city or country.
onice over Allen's Htore. corner Cass and
.xiuemoqua streets, Aitoria, Oregon.
Telephone h'o. 41.
TB. FItXK IAr.f
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
Opposite Telegraph Office. Astoria, Oregon.
TAY TDTTLE, M. 1.
PHYSICIAN AND SUKGEU.V
OrriOE Booms 1. 2, and 3 Pythian BuiW-
UcsiDKKCB-On Cedar Street, back of
m. Mary's Hospital.
YU- O. IS. F3TKS
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
OKficr. : Gem Building, up stairs, Astoria,
-pvn. AIKBR1) KIX9IRV,
Office at Kinney's Cannery.
Will only attend patients at his oBlee, and
may be found there at any hour.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
Residence, Upper Astoria, Nlllson House.
-I EI.O F. PARKER
SURVEYOR OF CLATSOP COUNTY
Ex-City Surveyor of Astoria
Office : N. E. oorner Cass and Astor streets,
Room No. 8 Up Stairs.
KO. A. DOKBIB. OEO. OL.AM
XOrJLXD fc DOURIS.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
umce tu Kinney's Block., .pposlte Ot
Hull, Astoria, Oregon.
O. C KULTOJt
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
Rooms 5 and 8. Odd Fellows BulldluR.
r O.. A. BOWLBY.
ttorsey and Cunt.rIlor sit lar,
Ofllee on Ciieuamus Street, Astoria, Oregon.
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Rooms No. 11 and 12, Pj thlan Castle Build
ing. iy . BAY3IOXD,
Offlee In City Hall, Astoiia. Oregon.
B. SIf A1V.
Itooms in Alleu's Building, up stairs, cor
ner Cass and Squemoqua streets, Astoiia
I have peruiancittlv located to Astoria. o
1 tactic Dentistry. 1 hare all the late Un
proved appliances. None but the very best
of work done and satisfaction guarantee a.
Office In Kinney's Building.
O It. IF.IUKX,
ScKrefaerof Titles, Abstracter and
Office on Cass Street. 8 doors south of As
torian office, Astoria, Oregon.
General Agency of
TjTrX. B. ADAIB,
Real Estate, Insurance and Money
Valuable Properties for Sale or Lease In
Upper Astoria. Accounts Adjusted, and
Book. Keeping done on Short Notice. Office
with CoL Spedden, cor. Jefferson and Cass
ntreets, Astoiia, Oregon.
A. V. Allen,
"JTholMale and Retail Deaj to
Glitc and Plated Ware,
TMOPICAL AND DOXEBT10
FRUITS AND VEGETABLES.
Is Jose what its nzxat implies ;
Purelr Vegetable 'Compound, thaii
acts directly iipoa thexxver j caring
the many diseases iiciderVto that im.
arise from its
etion, such as
It is therefore c
To 'have Good Health
the kept in order."
DB. EAtfFOED'S LWZE INVIG0EAT0&
Invfeoratea the Liver, Regulates the Bow
els, Strengthens the System, Purifies the
Blood , Assists Digestion, Prevents Fcvc rs.
fa a Household Keed. An Invaluable
Family Medicine for common complaiu's.
02. EAHIOBD'S LIVEB ETVIGOIIATGIL
4.i experience cf Forty years, and Tuj
lands cf Testimonials prow Us Merit.
r03 SALS BY AI.Ii DEALERS ETiTEDICnS
For full lnforcwtion 6cnd yonr addrces for 10!
to Boole on the -Liver and its dl-case," u
W.Mt-KTOsD 4 dpaxs st.. i,zvr vo's. cur
From those sources arise three-four the
of the diseases of the human race. These
symptoms Indicate their existence:
oia of Appetite, Bowels costive,
Blclc Headacke, fullaess after eat
ia,Bverilan to exertion of bodyor
xulBd, Eructation of food, Irrltabll
ltyoftcrapertror spirits, Afcellng
before th eyes, highly colored
the use of a remedy that acts directly on
PILLS have no equal. Thclraotlonon
the Kidneys and Skin is also prompt;
removing all impurities through these
three 4 scavenger! of the systam,"
producing appetite, sound digestion,
regular stools, a clear skin and a vig
orous body. TDTT'S PILLS cause no
nausea or griping nor interfere with
dally wonk ana are a perfect
ANTIDOTE TO MALARIA.
SoiacTerrwhore53. Offlee 44 MurraySt.N .
TUTTS HAIR DYE.
Grit Hair obWhiskebs changed in.
stantly to a Guissr Black by a single
application of this Dve. Sold by Drug.
'Qsts.or sent by express on re oolpt of tL
Ofuce, 44 Murrav Street, New York.
!77?S KAOTAX, QT tTZKJL SlCntSS nil.
A Clear Skin
only a part of beauty;
but it is a part. Every lady
may nave it ; at least, what
looks like it. Magnolia
Balm both freshens and
pose Mustang Liniment only good
for horses? It is for inflamma
tion of all flesh.
R. Lemon & Co.,
Stevedores and Riggers,
PORTLAND and ASTORIA.
Portland Office No. 16 North Front St
Astoria Planing Mill
HOLT &C0. Proprietors.
Scroll and Tarn ed Balustrades,
BOAT MATERIAL, ETC.,
Orders Solicited aid Promptly Atteaded to.
As'to Style, Quality and Prices!
Mill and Office cor. Folk and Concomly St$
AMies HOI.T CO.
rrn rerrit rtirr '
An ay Down In Georxla In Old
I suppose our Yankee friends would
call it a "huaking-bee," as they are
wont to call other such gatherings
"paring bees," "quilting bees' etc.
But we call it a corn-shucking. You
must imagine that it is early autumn.
The- foliage of the distant woodlands
have taken on all the variegated
colors of the rainbow. There are
gum trees and maples whose tops
are one sheet of name, oaks and
towering hickories crowned with a
mass of orange and golden colored
leaves. The persimmon trees are
loaded with their luscious fruit, and
the late summer grapes hang in rich
purple clusters along the fence rows
next to the swamp. The pines alone
are unaffected by the change of
The broad fields of cotton are white
as snow, and only the "slip shucks"
remain on the stalks where lately
hung pendant the lusty ears of golden
corn which are now piled in a semi
circle inside the barn-yard. Day
after day the loaded wagons have
deposited their precious freight on
the growing pile, until now it forms
a rampart high enough to allow 100
men to seat themselves along its
line. Invitations have been sent to
all the neighboring farms, and as
the dusk deepens and the first timid
Btars raise the purple curtain and
gaze timidly down on the beautiful
earth, they" begin to drop in, singly,
in pairs, and in small parties. Thev
are mostly big, brawny darkies with
phenomenal lung power, intermixed
with a fair sprinklinc of hardy farm
ers and "young massas" who have
either received permission, or have
run away to enjoy the festive frolic.
Now there is considerable discus
sion about a leader. Every big farm
has an acknowledged leader, and
each party stoutly maintains the ex
cellency of its own favorite. Charlie
Green is finally chosen, and seizing
a long ear of corn he mounts the
corn pile, pulls his hat and bows
low to the "boss" and to his audi
tors and followers, and then strikes
up his wild song :
"O! dry's oaotlarapo'm&nsIUoza etxrdo,
Frow out de olo co'n to (row la de new.
O! rally rotin' de co'n plU
Hoo jolly bo!
Rally round de co'n pile,
Hoo Jolly hoi"
All hands join in the chorus, and
the rustling of the shucks and steady
pattering of the clean ears as they
are tossed into the open space in
front makes a spirited accompani
ment to the weird music Up and
down, back and forth, the leader
treads the corn pile, singing at the
top of his voice and swaying his
hands and arms, head and body in
time to his music. All are careful
not to hit him, and he seems to pay
no heed to the shower of ears that is
flying around his head.
"From Sat'd'y night twell Sunday
De gall It on my mln'.
But Monday morn In' bright an' soon,
D white man got me a pwlne.
Oh! git er long down de road.
Oh! git er long down de read,
Come git er long down the road, my lub,
Come git er long down de road."
The pile of rough corn diminishes
rapidlv, the shucks are being carried
away W the boys who have some
high old times practicing gymnastics
and on the yielding pile, the glisten
ing cars fall thick and fast on the
accumulating pile of clear corn.
There hag Dec n an interesting light
in the east for some minutes, and
now the full autumn modn rises above
the tree tops, and glides up the pur
plo sky in all her majestic and be
Suddenly, at a signal from Charlie,
all hands stop, and tho "OlbVMars-
ter" approaches the leader with a
fat looking brown jug and a tin cup.
He speaks a word to Charlie, who
makes obeisance, and in a loud voice
"Silence! Gem'len an' friends; I
drinks dis to de healt ob de good
marater, de miatis,' de young mars
ter, de missies, may dey live long
an' be happy!" Amid prolonged
cheers tho toast is drank first by
Charlie, and then the jug is passed
along the line, .each man drinking
his "spec's to de marster and mis
tis;" should the first give out an
other is put in the hands of the ser
vitor and particular pains is taken
to see that all are treated alike.
Then the leader strikes up:
" Fo'ty weight o' Johnny cake
Fifty wekffet o' chewe,
A big pet o.aoariay.
Ah' a little pot o' peas.
O' Jenny, ain't yo aab cake dose, my darlin't
Jenny, ain't o aah cake dene, my deaht "
Away they go, and the laugh and
song, included with jests at the ex
pense of the leader, who is sure to
be ready with a fitting repartee, are
kept up until the last nubbin is
Then comes the tug of war. For
iome time there has been wafted on
the breeze from the great kitchen a
most delicious aroma. Now the ta
bles are Laid with a bounteous repast
for the white neighbors indoors.
For the darkies, who are in the ma
jority, long tables have been im
provised beneath the great trees in
the -yard. Large fires are "kindled
so that the tables are well lighted,
and buxom servant maids cast long
side-glances at certain bashful-looking
swains of dusky hue, as they
move briskly, piling up and arrang
ing the loaves of brown bread, and
the dishes of meats, .potatoes, vege
tables, and other etceteras 'Charlie
directs the-'Eoveaents of-the ban
queters, and they are soon ranged
along each' slee of the long table.
1 "Sitioff, boys, an' 'titfltioa while
Popper Joe axes de blessin'." A.
venerable negro whose woolly locks I
are scant and gray, approaches the j
board. Slowly ana reverently he I
lifts his palsied and withered hands. !
All heads are instantly bowed in rev- j
"0! Heabenly Marster! Bress,
'im in baskit an' in store. Bress 'e !
fambly, an' 'e servants, an' 'e prop'
ty and all dat am his'n. An' grant, j
oh ! good Lord, to sanctify dis food j
to de good ob our pe'ishin bodies an' !
feed our souls on de bread of life, fo'
Jesus' Bake. Amen!" t
"Now. des' he'D vo'selves bovs."t
cries Charlie, and straightway they
proceed to devour the tempting vi
ands. After supper, in response to a
request from the master, they sing a
few of their wild plantation songs,
and then disperse in all directions.
II. M. FolKom, in Yaldosta (Ga.)
A Hereditary Ailment.
A great big overgrown tough en
tered a Grand River avenue saloon
yesterday in search of gore. He
was "primed," and he asserted that
he was ugly. He even acknowledged
that he intended to hurt somebody
before he got out, and it would be
an injury requiring the united serv
ice of at least three eminent surgeons.
The barkeeper was reading a novel,
head down and elbows on the bar,
and he did not look up as the big
tough pounded on tho cherry and
called out :
"Set 'um up I I tell you to set 'em
up for all hands !"
An old farmer who had been
warming his shins got up and sneak
ed out. ue saiu he didn't propose
to go back home to Maria a cripple
for life. He was followed by a lanky
youth with brick-colored hair, who
observed that the doctor had forbid
den him to fight for the next three
"Are you going to set 'em up?"
howled the tough as he pounded
"No," was the quiet reply.
"Then the consequences be upon
your own head !"
With this he peeled hi3 coat, and
the two remaining men" bolted for
the door. One excused himself on
the grounds that ho didn't want to
hurt anybody, and the other said
he had just licked two men up the
street and was waiting for his sec
ond wind. As they went out the
tough upset a table, and he was
about to overturn tho stove when
the little barkeeper shut up his book
with a sigh, came from" behind the
bar, and exhibited signs of life. He
took the tough by the ear and said :
Two silver dollars were handed
over, and then he led the big fellow
V)ut doors and marched him up and
down the walk three or four times to
show him off. By and by he "stood
him on the gutter, gave him a tre
mendous kick, and observed :
"You go home !"
The big fellow waded through the
mud to the opposite side and stood
and looked back.
One of the spectators approached
him and said :
"You didn't make much of a
"I didn't, eh? Well, now, I want
you to understand that I showed
more clear grit in this little fracas
than ever before in my life !"
"Then vott aren't much of a fight
er." "Sayl" replied the man as he
dropped his voice to a whisper,
"you are dead-jight! I go in ali
right but the minute I'm tackled my
sand gives out. I believe its hered
itary, "and I'm going to a doctor to
"You go home !" shouted the bar
"Yes I'm going good-day !"
And he went off without once
turning to look behind him. Free
fcVe wish our readers to know that
we havo fout.d inrcu benefit from usinjr
Simmons Liver Regulator. Onr trouble,
oiminatcd andretit'ered chronic many
ears in India, leaves but little hope of
a peneci cure ironi aninin. uui ine
Rpiiul.'tnr has uffordpd inon relief than
all else we hae tried. We say this
without the wihh or knowledge of J. II.
Zeilin & Co., the proprietors. Rev. R.
G. Wilder. Ed. "Jlissiouary .Review,"
Princeton, JS. J."
ASTORIA IRON WORKS.
Bestoh Sthket, Neak Pxukeb House,
ASTOKIA, - OREGON.
GENERAL MACHINISTS AND
BoilerWork, Steamboat Work
and Cannery Work a spe
cialty. Of sll Icsei'iptiou8 raide to Order
nl Kbert Ketice.
.A. D. WA8B, President.
J. O. Hobteer, Secretary,
I. W. Cask, Treasurer.
Imperial Pekin Duck Eggs:
tf1 RA PER DOZEN. FOR SALE BY
i QJ J..W J D. J. INGALLS,
d""AI i iTri tl j
Psral1iioli Hoi Thrponc
llSi illull iiuA IiIiuu.Uu
liipJ "'"-I NO EQUAL !
KJIisFissHU ' --HaBSHsfcfeK
This pov.der never varies. A marvel of
purltv, strenijJli and uholconieness. More
economical than the ordinary kinds. and can
not be sold In competition i the imtltl
tudo of low te.it, snort weight, alum or phos
phate powders. Sold only in canst. IUivai.
BAKC'O Fowdeu Co. 100 wall-st.. N,
WHERE? & C03HPAWY,
Fresh and Cured Meats,'"
FRUITS, BUTTER, and EGGS.
OPPOSITE OCUDENT HOTEL,
CIIE5TAMCB Street. Ahtoria, Oc
jlaln -!iect, Astoria, Oregon.
I!EitKAX & CO.PKOPIUFFOHS
RESPECTFULLY CALL TilE ATTEN
tion or the public to the fact that the
fcbore Market wfll alleys besupplledwlth a
FULL ViUlETY AND BEST QUALITY
fSE5K AHD C-UEEO !EAT3 ' I
yifleb will be sold at lovcst rates, whole
sale tu:d retail .
S?Speclal nUentlou given to supplying
Cigars, Tobacco and Cigarettes
Meerschaum and Briar Pipes,
QFjmiF, ENGLISH CUTLERY
Revolvers and Cartridges.
COK.N'EIC MAIN AND CIIEXAHU8 STS.
And Dealers in
Special Attontion Given to Filling
A riLL LINE CARRIED
And Supples furnished st Satis
Purchases delivered In any part of the lty.
Office and Warehouse
In name's New Oulldln ou Water Street.
1 O. BOX 153.
Telephone No. S7.
Liverpool and London and Globe
North British and mercantile
Of London and Edlnfci'-gh.
Old Connecticut of Hartford
COMMERCIAL OF CALIFORNIA
Fire Insurance Companies,
Hepresentlnc a Capital olS67, GOO OOO.
B. VAN DUSEN. Astent,
J.. EL D. GKAY.
Wholesale and retail dealer In
GROCERIES, FLOUR, AND FEED
Hay, Oats. Straw, Wood, Etc.
LIME, SAND AND CEMENT.
General Storage and Wharfage on reason
able terms. Foot of. Benton street, Astoria,
Oregon.' ' - - - - -
rrTMMaTriii r r liTBMTmiiim jtt r hi.ii 1 1 if i 1
1 29SBMHar?&BMlB39??HBBnflXL tSS3Bk hii l
,4X HOUSE FOUHUEO.- 178.-"- ' 7 2k
1 ""J Jr sJflJFSu
THEY HAVE BEEN AWARDED
AT THE VAltlOUS
THAN THE GOODS OF ANY OTHER
IN 1HK WORLD.
Qauliiy can Always
Exieriencfil Mrarajse i Other !
HENRY DOYLE & CO.,
517 and 519 Market Street,
Seine Twines, Rope and
THE NEW MODEL
A TJJJJa STOCK
The Telephone Saloon.
The Finest Establishment of
the Kind in Astoria. -
Egnecially littcd up for tho Comfort and
Convenience of those who enjoy a
Social Gla s.
The Beat or "Wines ami Liquors,
The Choicest Chjars.
Everything New and First-Class.
R. t. JEFF1SKY. laropr.
CoMia Transportation Coiaiiy.
Through Freight on Fast Time!
THE EW 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.
Returning leaves Portland every
Tuesday and- Thursday at 6 A. M. arriving at Astoria at 1 P. M.
f-An additional trip will be made on Sunday of Each WeK. leaving PMthuid
foZigtts.11 " ?aS5enge"b thV!c?Preada
fi (?1Sk 1jUJ oS
be Depended on
letting Constantly on Hand.
K.VNGE CAN BE HAD IJf AS
TOKIA ONLY OF
Ex Bm HAWE9f
CAM. AND EXAMINE 11. YOU
WILL BE PLEASED.
e. H. JIAWKS 13 ls. ijt-tt for the
patent Qxjtiw Stove
And other flrst-class Stoves.
Furnace 'Work. Stesua Fit
tings, etc.. a speoialty
ALWAYS ON HAND.
Carnaiiaii & Co.
I. "W. CASE,
IMPORTKKS AND vVHOLiLSALE AND
iSrAIL DKALEUS IN
Corner Chenamua and Cass streete.