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TUESDAY... FEBRUARY S. 1BS7
Regular coudciI meeting to-night.
, You never miss the water till the
pipes freeze up.
Reserved seats for the "Mikado" at
the Crystal Palace.
The book store windows are cood
reminders of the fact that next Mon
day will be St. Valentine's day.
: The Corwin is still laid up with a
broken propeller. It will be repaired
or replaced as soon as permission is
received from Washington.
." Joggle3 says this weather is rough
on his- constitution and if it wasn't
-that he jftida mighty good set of bv
laws, he doesn't think he could stand
.;. The steamer Isabel has been with
drawn from the Lewis river route.
:j.ne.aiss Hears that the proprietors
of th 3 Lucea Mason bought her off
'Parliesfrom Young's river report
that stream frozen as far this way as
Luke Taylor's bid place: the Wal
Juski and Lewis & Clarke's are also
LATEST TELEGEAPHIO NEWS.
From All Obtainable Souroes.
Revival meetings at the Methodist
church to-day, for prayer at 2 p. 21 ,
conducted by Mrs. Whitmore.
Praise servioe and gospel message at
7.PML4 Jed by the pastor.
m The snow oovered streets still con
tinue to afftfrd'the pleasure of sleigh
riding, and nearly everyone and 'his
wife and aunt have h.d a ride since
"the beautiful" put iu an appearance.
'Parties from Viotoria say that only
one ttfrongh train from tue east has
arrived over the Cauadian Pacific road
in a week or more, and that the trains
ore greatly delayed on account of ice
The abip Uharlts Dennis, which
sailed la-jt Wednesday from San
Franpisco- for Liverpool, took to
that port 14.220 cases of salmon,
Talced at $63,490, and in transit 2.19J
cases, value 10,950.
A -Chinaman tried to break into
Frank Parker's store last Sunday
night about ten o'clook. The Mon
golian succeeded in making his es
cape, but officer Linville has his key
and he can get it by applying to that
officer. .. .
House bill No. 250introdaced by
representative Maxwell, regulating
fees of the county "clerk of this county,
is understood to reduce, chiefly, the
fees paid by the county, but is not to
xaKe ettect for one year, or till Jan
.One West-9th street man has solved
the problem. He goes kiting down
thft.hjll-on.hi8 sled and then has a
sleigh drawn by a horse to carry him
up'again. The toil of drawing the
sled up again, which is the chief part
of the fun, he foregoes or fivegoes.
The schooner Grayhound, whioh
arrived at San Francisco from Tahiti
last Saturday brought news of the
wreck and total loss of the bark As
tracan. on Melbourne Island, the
night of December 17. The British
bark Astracan, 1,012, Jensson master,
left here November 16th, 1886, carry
32,469 centals of wheat, valued at S39,
378. She was loaded by Sibson,
Quackenbush & Co.
PortiiAXd, Or., Feb. 7. The report
has been received hero that the rev
erend Dr. Mulliueaux, late pastor of
the Taylor street Methodist ohnrch
of this city, has resigned, at Colum
A BOSTON" STIUKE.
Boston', Feb. 7. The employes of
the south Boston horse railway, at a
meeting which lusted until three
o'clock this morniug, voted unani
mously to tieup the road to-day. In
pursuance of this vote, no cars were
taken out this morning. This is one
of the largest horse railroads in the
city. The men are opposed to the
present superintendent and want only
ten hours work.
THE IiEFT WANTS TO KN'OW.
Paris, Feb. The members of the
extreme left have finally decided in
favor of granting the priority to Gen.
Boulanger's military organization bill
with a view of drawing from Promier
Goblet a statement regarding the po
NOTES FROM LONDON.
London, Feb. 7. The Pall Mall
Gazette asserts that England has
practically decided to adopt the Lee
American rifle for the U3e of her army.
Acting by his physician's advice,
Parnell will go abroad to recruit
his health after the conclusion
of the debate on the qnoea's
address. The Parnellites will op
pose in parliament all projects rel
ative to the liquor traffic in Ireland,
on the ground that the question
should should be reserved for the
A THANKFUL JOUBNAL.
Pabxs, Feb. l.Le Paris expresses
thankfulness because France is under
republican government. "A king,"
says that journal, 4,could never have
brooked German insults to the Span
Immigrants residing in France
have decided to form a volunteer
force of two thousand men to assist
France in the event of war with Ger
many. FASSED WllSbUr DEBATE.
Washington, February 7. Senate
passed without debate the twin bills
appropriating tweaty-one million
dollars for nndarn ordnance and
A LETTER FBOJ1 REGISTER BURXEY.
The management of the Thompson
Opera company desire it stated that
the cchestra accompanying their
troupe is full and complete and will
gite entire satisfaction. They will
present the "Mikado', next Thursday
evening as it should be presented,
with the full strength requisite for a
proper presentation of the opera, the
entire music, choruses, costumes, etc.,
being as given by them to overflow
ing houses in Portland and else
where. Regarding the rolling propensities
of the George W. Elder, which rolled
the foretop-gallant mast out of her
oii her trip down to San Franoisco
from Victoria, Captain J. J. Sulli
van, an old and well-known shipmas
ter on this ooast, now retired from
the sea, says: "The rolling can be
obviated, but there is only one way
to do it, andthatis a plan we tried
here off a sailing ship some j'ears ago,
and:,it answered admirably. She
use'd to roll both rails under. "We
put onher two .bilge heels. They
were about one-third of her length,
about two feet deep amidships, and
tapering.to the ends. They answered
the. purpose, and I am' sure "if such
are' placed on-the Elder she will roll
A lolar. "Bearskin ' glove. Finder
will be regarded y ieaviu.4 the glove
.at this office. " . " . ,
A plain gold bracVle, Sunday after
no ui. The finder will be liberally re
wardpd by returning the same to Mrs.
"U.oe Q' Charter.
j, The fhie Los Gat is cann d Petrhes,
Apric'dts, Bartlett Pcars.vetc. as Tiump
son & Ross.
Fresh canned Asparanu. akd
"Beans, jSugar Peas, French and Ca 1
tfornia Green Corn, String Beans, etc, at
Thompson & Ross'.
I " Lowest Custi JfcriOO.
Coal Oil at $2.35 a case, at
- D. L. Beck & Sons.
- Try Fabre's celebrated pan roast.
New stock of comic and sentimental
; Valentines just received at
Guiffin & Reed's.
An A-fo. 1 Piano to rent Inquire
All the different books used in the
luibllc sch'ool-you can get at the Crystal
Pftlaoe at reducd rates.
Articles of Incorporation.
The Columbia Transportation com
pany was incorporated in this city
yesterday; the enterprise, purpose
and business of the corporation shall
be to transport freights and passen
gers on steamboats and barges on the
Columbia river aud its tributaries by
taking said steamboats and barges
around obstructions in said river and
its tributaries oaused by falls and
rapids: said steamboats and barges
to be taken around said obstructions,
on steamboat railways constructed
for that purpose, according to a pat
ented invention by Wm. A. Grondahl,
and also to construct and to build
such railways, steamboats aud barges
according to the plans of said pat
ented invention, and for the purpose
The corporation has its chief office
and principal place of business at
Asteria: the. capital stock is $539,000.
The line of navigation of the Co
lumbia Transportation Co., and the
terminal points of such lines, shall
begiu at Astoria, continue up the
Columbia river to terminate at the
point whero said river crosses the
boundary line between Washington
territory and British Columbia, and
its line shall also extend up the trib
utaries of the Columbia river to the
extreme point to which the same may
be made navigable by such patented
invention and appliances.
The articles of incorporation are
signed by J. G. Hustler, O. W. Ful
ton, Isaac Bergman, C. B. Watson,
Jas. K. Kelly, F. G. Ewald and Wm.
Buckleirs Arnica Salve.
The Best S'.vlvk i n the world for
Cuts, Bruises, Sores.Ulcers, Salt Khcum,
Fever Sores, Tetter, Chapped Hands,
Chilblains, Corns, and all Skin Erup
tions, and positively cures Piles, or no
pay required. It is guaranteed to give
perfect satisfaction, or money ref muled.
Pricv 25 cents per box. For a le by W
E. Dement & Co.
And Pastlle work at Miss R. W.
Brown's Studio. Instiuction given.
Barney & Btrry's 'celebrated club
skates, plain and nlckle platvd at Grlf
fiu & Reed's.
The finest and nicest steak to be had
in town at Fabre's.
What is better than a glass of liquor?
A cup of delicious coffee at Fabre's.
And Free Lunch at the Telephone Sa
loon, 5 cents.
Go to Jeff's ItesUurant to-night and
take home a peace makei (Oyster Loaf.)
Go To Crow's Gallery.
The leading Photographer. For the
finest photos in all the latest styles and
of superior hnisb.
Eartem oysters fresh every steamer at
Choice Brands of Cigars.
Imported Gnrclas $5.50 per box of 50.
Flue domestlcPumariegas (full Havana
filled), $7.00 .per bos, of 100, TaushTs
celebrated Punch S4.50 per box of 100.
D. L. Beck & Sons.
oysters In any style at
The f jllowing is a letter from Wm.
T. Burney, register of the Oregon
City land office and is of snch general
interest as to merit publicatien:
United States Land Office, )
Oregon City, Or., Feb. 3, 1887. j
Your letter of the 24th ult., stating
that you would publish in The Asto
bian (as an item of news, without
cost) a list of patents remaining un
called for in this office, has been re
In response to your kind offer I
have to say that there are now in this
office about fifteen hundred patents
ready for delivery.
It would be quite a job to make out
a list of said patents, stating the
name.of each patentee and the num
ber of each entry.
It would take more time to make
such list than I am able to spare. If
the holder of a certificate or receipt
(issued from this office) will send such
certificate or receipt to this office,
stating his or her postoffico address,
the patent called for will, if it is here,
be transmitted to such person by
mail, free of any expense.
If the patent is not here the certifi
cate or receipt will be returned to the
As a general fhinc the patent for a
claim is received here irom the gen
eral land office about eight months
or a ytar after date of tbo certificate
or receipt; so a certificate or receipt
dated within a year past should not be
sent here unless notice has been re
ceived by the claimant or holder that
the patent for the same is in this of
fice. However, an inquiry as to whether
a patjnt may be in this office will al
ways meet with ready response, as I
wish to have the patents promptly
ran into tue Hands of the persons
properly entitled to them.
Jfor over four yeras last past it has
been the rule of this office, when
patents have been received here from
the general land office, to notify each
claimaut to whom patent issues, by
mail to. the postoffice nearest his
claim, to the effeot that the patent
for his claim has been received and
that the same will be delivered to him
upon surrender of the certificate of
receipt issued to him from this office.
There are patents in this office which
were issued from the government
over 25 years ago; and others is
sued at various" dates since then,
numbering, as aforesaid, about
1,500. These patents should be ob
tained from this office by the pat
entees or the present owners and put
on record in the proper county of
fices. In order to obtain the delivery of a
patent the certificate or receipt issued
from the land office for the claim
must be surrendered
If the certificate cr receipt has
been lost or destroyed the patent will
oe delivered upon an affidavit (which
must be sworn to before an officer
having a seal) setting forth owner
ship of the land (describing the same
in accordance with TJ. S. surveys.)
the facts as to the loss of the
certificate (or receipt) issued from
the land office to the patentee, or (if
the fact as to the loss of the certifi
cate (or receipt) ii not known), that
the affiant has made dil'gent inquiry
and search with a view to finding
such certificate (or receipt), that he
has not been able to find the same
and verily believes it has been do
stroyed or irrecoverably lost; and
that he makes the affidavit for the
purpose of obtaining the patent fur
Parties iu making inquiry in rela
Hon. to patents should state the name
or tu&patentee and tue location by
section, township and range of the
W. T. Burnet,
They Wero Worn Once Too Often by Gamb
CITY CHARTER AMENDMENT.
In I80I. when Jew Orleans was
reached by liatboath, the cargo of ap
ples, h.iy, corn, nr meats was disposed
f as fat as purchase rs could be found
after which the crows looked up the
lucal sights, particularly the tiger. Of
an me ciinutiiies men 10 oe round there
they prefiTied, beyond all dispute, the
'tiger." I his pojiu ar quadruped was to
b seen nnwheie 111 more visor nr inniiti
ti uu.it iiiiiu iu uiu gncieu rooms 1
(i nz Io Bros. In hi- 3u'.oon Gunzal
w.: i vanatilj h.tbiteu in .. short jacuej
of ai n closely fitting his rotund nod.
Djwii the from was n row of very large
buttons made from Mexican dollars, the
front faces of which weie so 00 Mied
that tliey reflected Il-'ht as mirrm-
Shortly after the noonday lunch had'
been served.ln the front saloon on -pn,,i
Sunday, a tail, giunt fl Uboatman saun
tered In toward the. tables where little
gioup were watching . with intense
anxietv the turning of up the cards by
one of the dealers. The game wa
Mexico 3 favorite, moute, and lai"e
.sums were scattered about the tabfe
The new comer was at once recognized
by many of those present, who saluted
him with "Uow are you, Bowers?'
Bowers nodded pleasantly to the right
and left, and took.asrat at one of "no
tables whero Gonzalo was presidine
ine visitor was a man who wouid'be
conspicuous in any crowd." A quick
eye, long, somewhat honked nose, a face
bronzed by exposure, and a thin, attenu
ated black mustache gave him the ai-
pearance of either a tronti rsman or a
veteran circus manager. He watched
tne .game closely for s mie time, when
his eye fell upon the large silver buttons
on GnzaIo's coat. These s enied to
hold his gaze, for, without removing his
STiitiny. lie moved his char directh
opposite t 0 little Mexican. In a few
minutes a smile overspread his features,
and he got up and went t . the. bar for a
drink. Wiping his mils ache on a
big yellow iiandana handkerchief, he
stepped behind the table and whispered
something in the Mexican's ear. The
little propriet .r bowed graciously, say
lug, loud enough for those around him
"Si, Senor, 1 p'ay whatever game you
The reduction of internal revenue
and the taking oft' revenue stamps
from Proprietary Medicines, no
doubt has largely benefited the con
sumers, as well as relieving the bur
den of home manufacturers. Especial
ly is this the case with Green's
August Floicer and Boschee's Ger
man Syrup, as the reduction of
thirty-six cents per dozen, has been
added to iucrease the size of the bot
tles containing these remedies, there
by giving one-fifth more medicine in
the 75 cent size. The August Floicer
for Dyspepsia and 'Liver Complaint,
and the German Syrup for Cough
and Lung troubles, have perhaps,
the largest sale of any medicines in
the world. The advantage of in
creased size of the bottles will be
greatly appreciated by the sick and
afflicted, in every town and village in
civilized oountries. Sample bottles
for 20 cents remain the same sieo,
Notice to 3Iariueis.
Notice is hereby given unlil fur
ther notice, that a fixed red Jight will
be shown from the lower side of the
Dry dock ct-Albina, Oregon, in place
of the red light lately carried away
with three-pile beacon, Willamette
river, Oregon. By order of the light
- - - - TJ. Sebfeb,
Inspector. Suddea Death.
DR. FLINTS HEART REMEDY
will prolong life by preventing those
sudden deaths from heart disease
which bring untold grief to, families,
often plunging them into poveny,
because of the untimely disease .of
bread-winner. At druggists. 81.50;
Desoriptive treatise with each bottle,
or address J. J. Mack & Co., S. F.
All exempt resigned, or other nast
firemen, now dropped from the roll of
their respective companies are requpsU
ed to surrender their badges to the sec
retary of board of delegates, and save
the fine imposed by city ordinance.
By order B. S Wobsley,
E. Z. FtsousoN, Secretary.
Ten cents for a cup of Fabra's nice
ante-ro'-m in the rear, which was lighted
by a large skylight. The smile or
uowers did not leave his face. Itseemed
to glow even more radiantly when tnev
sat down faciiu each other, and when
he took from his p icket a large pursr
tilled with gold it widened into almost
"Ef you've no objections, partner,"
said Bowers, with lonuwh it of a drawl
iu his enunciation, "we'll make it old
sledge." At that time old sh-dge, known
later as seven up, was a favorite Ameri
can game, and its popularity h id pene
tiated even the wild woods of the ex
'Eet makea uot de slight differans to
me what a game eet is," replied the d ip
per Gonzalo, as he took n new pack of
uuius nom me uauus or one oc the ser
vants. "All right, then, old bov; old sledge it
is, and we'll make itfo"rS"0a game,"
and Bowers laid his black telt baton the
The game commenced, and at first
Bowers lost. This, however, did not dis-
turo 1113 equanimity in the least. He
chewed at the end of a cigar, as was his
habit, ran his hand through his long
black hair, played with a large seal ring
that adorned hisIeft little linger, and
still smiled. A few idlers dritted back
to where they ivjere playing, but the two
antagonists wero so quiet that thev lost
uiteiest and went back to more enliven
Bowers, after some time, began to win.
At first every second game; then two
out of every three. The Mexican sent
tor another pack of cards, as ho sai.l.
"to change do luck." Atter Bowers had
examined them critically, he accented
tiiem as -Tair square pasteboards."
The flatboatman did not movHiiiioinph
in his chair, lie seemed ns rim,i no r
e.tiveu in s one. Jb acini: his opponent,
he kept his eye fixed on the handsome
Kieen jicketot ihe proprietor and the
silver buttons. They appeared to have
some fascination for the rough riverman.
Gonzalo sat listlessly in his seat, evi
dencing but little interest in the game.
His cards he held low as his hand rested
on th. table.
At : o'clock in the afternoon Boweis
was Sl.800 ahead, ami the Mexican had
awakened to a decided Intel est in the
game, lie proposed to increase the bet
to jjilOOon each game, which offer was
piomptly accepted. Tho other tables
had become deserted now, and there was
a crowd gathered about fins two players.
Side bets weie offered on each game by
the spectatois, and the excitement was
Bowers paid no heed to those around
him. He had come, he said, "to get all
the honey out ot the gum tree, and he
was a go m" to do it"
At 3:30 ho had won 2,GO0, and at 4
o'clock, when he called for a diink, he
was $4,000 in gold ahead.
Gonzalo was somewhat pale, but there
was not a tremor in his hand. He ex
plained that they had leached nearly
the. limits of his pile, but would plav
two more hands for S500 each. Bowers
won both. The Mexican rose from the
table and shook hands with his antag
onist, and both adjourned to take a glass
of wine together. Bowers received the
admiring glances of the crowd as he.
strolled leisurely out of the saloon, still
chewing his cigar.
The game wai the talk of the town for
a number or days, and Gonzalo was
teasedconsiderablv about it hv hi, mm.
rades. All this seemed as nothing, how
ever, wuen ue receiveu a note wtitten in
a bold, scraggy hand, sj ing:
Pardner: EVs ton good to keep. 50
I'll tell et to you. When you play with
Gringo take off that ai green coac and
silver buttons. 1 seen every hand you
held rite in one of those buttons, like
looking inter a looKing-glass. " Much
'hlispttfar the cash, all thesame. Yours
Active. Pushing ami Reliable.
W.E. Dement & Co. can alw.ivs ba
relied upon to carry In stock Utp- purest
aiid best goods, and sustain the reputa
tion oi ueing active, pusuing and relia
ble, bv recommending articles with
well established merit and such as are
popular. Haviim the agency for the
celebrated Dr. King's New Discovery
for consumption, colds and coughs, will
sell it on a positive guarantee. It will
surely cure any and every affection of
throat, I uugs, or chest, and In oider to
prove our claim, we ask you to call and
get a Trial Bittle Free.
For Tlic Most Beautiful
Aud enduring photographs, charming
tones, the moat scieutihe letouchlng
aud nnejfolish go to N. b. Miuster, the
pioneer leading photographer. See new
samples at his new ganery on the roadway.
Following is the full text of the As
toria city charter amendment whioh
passed both houses of the legislature
and was signed by the governor last
An aot to amend section 00' of an
act entitled an act to incorporate the
city of Astoria, iu Clatsop county,
Oregon, approved October 120, 1876,
and to amend seotions 2 and 3 of said
aot, as amended by an act eutitled
'an act to amend section 1, chapter I.,
section a. ohapter IL, seotion 10.
chapter III. of an act to incorporate
me city ot Astoria, m Clatsop counfv,
Oregon, approved. October 20, 1876,"
approved November 9, 1885.
lie it enacted bv the legislative as
sembly of ihe state of Oregen:
Section 1. That .section 56 of "an
act to incornorafe thn nitv nt Ajfr,n"n.
Clatsop county, . Oregon," approved
wuiooer zu, xeo, De amended as fol fel fol
Section 56. The auditor is the ac
counting and clerical officer of the
city. He is clerk of the council aid
judge of the police court. Ha shall
exercise aud perform all the powers
and duties ot police judge, and shall
be"known as auditor and police judge
of the city of Astoria.
Sec. 2. That section 8 nt said nnf
as amended by an act approved No
vember 9, 1885, entitled "an act to
amend section 1, chapter L, section 8,
chapter IL, section 16, chapter III.,
of an act to incorporate the city of
Astoria,, in Clatsop ooutty, Oregon,
approved October 20, 1876," .e
amended so as to read as follews:
Section 8 There shall be elected
by the qualified electors of said city
or Astoria the following named offi
cers, to wit: A treasurer, assessor,
auditor, attorney, superintendent of
streets, harbor master, surveyor and
chief of police, who shall he officers
of this corporation, and hold their
officer for two years and Until their
successors are elected and qualified,
subject to removal by the council by
anu wiiu me concurrence of a major
ity of the members thereof for mal-
ieasau.ee, maiienuon or mcompe-
Sec. 3. That section 16 of said act
approved October 20, 1876, as amend
ed by said amending act approved
November 9, 1885, be amended" as
Section 16. That the mayor, treas
urer, assessor, auditor, attorney, su
perintendent of streets, harbor mas
ter, surveyor and chief of police, shall
be elected by the qualified voters of
the city, and the counoilmen by the
qualified voters ot the ward from
which I hey were elected.
Sec. 4. Inasmnch as the city of
Astoria is now without a police judge,
and there is urgent necessity for the
amendment of tho sections herein
named, this1 act shall be in force from
and after its approval by the governor.
Important to Ladies.
Read what Jeannie Winston, Port
land's favorite prima donna, says of
Pobtlakd, Dec. 22, 1886.
"To Mr. W. MT Wisdem: The
"Eobertino" you so kindly sent me io
excellent. It is the finest prepara
tion I have ever used, and is a de
cided acquisition to a lady's toilet.
The above is published in order to
settle all doubts and disputes as to
the existence of such an endorse
ment, and as evidence ot the high
esteem m wnich Wisdoms Kober
line is held. This preparation has
been before the public but a short
time, yet the sale has been extraor
dinary. Wisdom's Eobertine is for
sale by all the leading druggists.
The Snrroundiue; Weather.
Monday and following days of this week we will place on our center countdre
AI.1, )3D LK.GTIIs F ;ooDS accumulated during the season and
Itt IRK Til KM DiWff regardless of cost in order to make a thorough clear
ance, piovious to our auifual Inventory of stock which takes place Feb. 1st.
G. H, COOPER,
The Leading Dry Goods and Clothing House
OF ASTORIA. . "-'i'r
Sole Agent for Batterick's Patterns for tMs District
The only perfect remedy for habjtua.1
constipation, dyspepsia and kindred
ills, is the famous liquid fruit remedy
Syrup ot figs. It strengthens as we 1 as
cleanses the System, it Is easily taken
andoerfectly harmless. For sale by
W. E, Dement A Co.
The range of tho temperature yes
terday was between 10.7 and 28.8.
Reports received last evening noted
clear weather at Olympia and Spo
kane Falls, cloudy at Eosebnrg, Eed
Bluff and Sacrameuto, fair at Astoria
and light snow at Walla Walla. At
7 o'clock the temperature stood 23
at Portland. 24 at Olympia, 22 at
Eoseburg, 41 nt Eed Bluff, 44 at Sao
ramento, 28 at Astoria, 8 at Spokane
and 7 nt Walla Walla. At 11 a. ir.
yesterday the river was 5.7 above low
water, a fall of 2.2 feet in twenty-four
hours. At 9 o'olock last night enow
began falling again and continued
through the night News, 7.
Probably as much misery comes
from habitual constipation -as from
any derangement of the functions of
tho body, and it is difficult to cure,
for the reason tbat no one likes to
take the medicines nsually pre
scribed. HAMBUEG FIGS were
prepared to obviate this difficulty,
and they will be found pleasant to
the taste of women and children. 25
cents. -At all-druggists. J. J. Mack
s Uo., proprietors. S. F.
e Again !
Every lime you come you will be Belter Pleased-
We are adding to our stock and to the variety of the lines of goods '
w carry by every steamer. By last steamer w" Jf- -
Fresh Gala. Roll Butter, Gilt Edge;
Beforp going to market for my spring
stock, I intend to turn all goods
on hand into.
To accomplish this I have decided to
The like of which you have never
heard in Astoria,
If you need anything, NOW is the
time for you to secure
The Clothier and Jfcrtter.
Climax Coffee, with a China cup and saucer in each can;
Green Coffee at San Francisco wholesale prices; all tho'
best brands of Teas; Sug.irs at our former low rates; a
full lino, of Hams, Breakfast Bacon, Lard, etc; Canned1
and cased goods in largo stock and great variety, for
many of which we are sole agents; Anchovies, t)utcL
Herring, Yarmouth Bloaters, Codfih Bricks, Boneless -Cod,
'Stockfish, etc.; Roller Flour, Wheat, Corn, 'Oat,
and Buckwheat Meals, etc.; Apples, -White Darling Po-
tatoes, and almost everything else in the", grocery and
provision line. Agents for Lnntz Bros, celebrated
Soaps and Starch, and many other Eastern and California
makes carried in stock. Wheut, Oats, Ground Barley,
Shorts and Bran. Cordage, all zes Naiis, all kinds.
Twine, Floats, and a full line of CANNERY SUPPLIES.
A full line of Imported and Domestic Cigars and To
bacco. Also, just received an addition to our stock of
Parlor, Hanging, Hall, Stand, and Hand Lamps.
Also, Shade', Burners,. Chimneys and Wicks. More "
Fancy articles in China, Crystal, Bisque, etc. Full
Dinner, Tea, and Toilet Sets, and Crockery in all the
Latest Styles. Best Plated Knives and Fork's, Table
and Teaspoons, as well as common ones. Goblets, Wine
Glasses, Ale Mugs, Tumblers, and Bar Ware generally,
and many other articles too numerous to enumerate. ."
AI! these way up in Quality, and way down in Priced
We have just been-appointed agents for Astoria of t
justly celebrated G.1LT EDGE COAL OIL, arid an
prepare'd'to bell to the trade at Oil Co's wholesale, rate?,
and every can guaranteed as to quality and condition.
Our retail trade supplied at same rates as inferior oils
2Remember your place to trade is at . "T.
D, L. BECK & SONS; -