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TUIDAY.rZII.r.......APGUST 3, 1S37
" SOMETIUSGOFA SURPLUS.
Is the pleasant September days of
'&! -we -were assured that if. a look
could be bad at the boots, and tbe
rascals could be turned out, something
could be done by bonest men to put
the treasury surplus where it would
do tbe most good.
Rnt waivins: any discussion of tbe
need of a treasury surplus in '81 or
'S7 tbe facts show that the great
"lock up" in tbe United States treas-
t,nr.f i5 increasing at tbe
urv uciiuiui - w ,
m nf ten millions of dollars a month.
pnrv intPrnst feels this. As a plain
fact there is, to-day, 340,000,000
locked up in the national treasury.
Of this vast sum the treasury is
obliged to keep 100,000 as a reserve
against United States notes. Over
one bundred million is retained,
(though not required by law) to re
deem tbe notes of National banks
tlmfc mav fail or wind up business.
"With "the Columbia river needing
improvements that can only be done
bv the expenditure of considerable
money, with other parts of our country
in an equally fettered condition, with
multitudinous needs for the proper
and economical expenditure of money,
we find that on tbe 1st of last month,
the first day of the fiscal year, there
IK TIIE TBEASUET.
Go!d Coin and Bullion.... $278,101,10020
Silver-Standard Doltars, )
Bullion, Trade Dollars -. 249,49.,597.GG
and Fractional Silver, )
United States Notes 'IS'n'S
National 1 tank Notes. . . ... m.W
Deposited in National Banks 22,991,J02.33
Against this there was, on that
date, outstanding 242,113,454 liabil
ities. We owe one thousand million dol
lars, on which tbe annual interest
charge is over 44,000,000. We are
still paving war taxes, and the taxes
are rolling in to swell the 340,000,000
now locked up so, fast that our nation
al legislators are unable to devise
means for spending it
It looks as though something that
has been defined "as a vigorous gov
ernmental policy" were needed.
In this regard it would be interest,
ing to know if, anyone can tell, what
Oregon is getting in return for the
millions that she annually pays as tax
on her products; millions that could
be saved to enrich tbe state under
different and more sensible conditions.
Pitor. Theodobe Gim., of the
Smithsonian Institution, is a skeptic
in regard to the sea serpent; but bo
frightens us with some alarming pos pes
sibilities: "It is possible that a
chiimeroid selachian may be living in
the sea, of like form, with a dorsal fin
next to the bead and an eel-like tail.
It is possible that a snake-like shark
may yet be found, with tbe dorsal fin
close to tbe bead, and a tail which
might at first glance appear to be an
guilliform. It is possibletbat azeuglo
dont, with an elongated neck, may be
living, a lineal descendant of animals
whose bones have been exhumed from
miocene beds." Such possibilities are
almost os fearful as tbe sea serpent,
and a great deal worse in a spelling
Men whose business it is to minis
ter to the real and fancied wants of
the American abroad calculate that
there will be fully 100,003 of bim over
there during the season. Hitherto tbe
maximum has been estimated at G0,
000. If there arc really double that
number of American visitors in
Europe this year nobody will be
much surprised. It is a painfully fa
miliar reflection the vast sum of
money these pilgrims annually take
ont of their own country. This year
the sum can scarcely be less than 50,-
000,000 and may as likely as not be
nearer twice that amount
The Philadelphia Bulletin consid
ers it an interesting fact that the
name of Bobert T. Lincoln has been
received with more tolerance and
favor by those mugwumps who still
call themselves Bepublicans than
that of other Bepublican statesman
who has been mentioned for the pres
idency. It costs 300 in Bingbamton, N. Y.,
to call a man out of his name. That
is what it cost the man who persisted
in calling a Mr. "Woodbouse by the
less pretentious name, architecturally
speaking, of Woodshed.
There are 35,000 newspapers and
other periodicals published on the
globe This provides one copy for
each 28,000 inhabitants. Twenty
thousand of these publications are
The Interstate commission has is
sued an order to all express compan
ies directing them to conform to the
law governing common carriers.
THE TIIISTLE AXD TIIE TOLTJXTEER.
The Thistle comes across the foam
To take Olir TWATiiOTiS rnri iwrrw
The trophy with her must go home
She is a boat of wondrous speed,
And liko n. ff-nrnllntp Rlrimo thn cnna
In the lightest airs, and has no need
To wait till bloWH n "mi fr irA?"
Well, peoplo have the right to boast
About their own, for speech is free;
Bnt 't is not those who brag the most
As Scotchmen know, who "bear the
The Thistle is a bonnio boat,
But shortly 't will appear
That wo have pat a yacht afloat
To match her in the Volunteer.
Hail Volunteer! Auspicious name
In enterprise on land and sea!
Though thou hast yet to win thy fame,
Of thy success no doubts have we.
The cup shall never cross the sea,
The hearts of Englishmen to cheer,
While to defend the trophy we
Have left a Yankee "Volunteer."
A "BoodlerV Record.
"Mr. Lynn, bow much were you
paid for voting for the electric light
contract?" "About 700 or 800."
"How much did you get for voting
for the .Bipper meat contract year be
fore last?" "About 800." "How
much for the Bipper meat coutract
last year?" "About 1,300." "How
much for your vote on thoHarley
contract for the second wing of the
infirmary?" "1 think 500." "How
much out of the J. M. W. Jones
printing contract for 18S5?" "About
1,200." "How much did you get
out of the Abbott coal contract for
18S5?" "About 700 or 800." "How
much altogether did McGarigle pay
you during 18S5?" "About 5,000."
From the testimony of County
Commissioner Lynn at Chicago.
FIRE DEPARTMENT ELECTION.
The election for officers of tbe As
toria Fire Department took place at
Two's engine boose yesterday, and
had just enough contest about it to
Following is tbe result:
For chief of tbe department B. S.
Worsley. 80 votes; L. W. Holt, 44.
For assistant, Ed Hallock, 73, P. W.
Weeks, 59, F. H. Surprenant, 40, H.
G. Smith, 40. Messrs. Worsley, Hal
lock and Weeks are the officers elect
for the ensuing year, the two former
being accorded the honor of a re-election.
A Sound JLegnl Otiuiou.
E. Bainhridge Sunday Esn County
Atty., Clay Co., Tex. says: "Have used
Electric Bitters with most happy results.
My brother also was very low with Ma
larial Fever and Jaundice, hut was
cured by timely use of this medicine.
Am satisfied Electric Bitters saved his
Mr. D. I.'Wilcoxson, of Horse Cave,
Ky., adds a like testimony, saying: He
positively believes he would have died,
had it not been for Electric Bitters.
This great remedy will ward off, as
well as cure all Malarial Diseases, and
for all Kidney, Liver and Stomach Dis
orders stands unequaled. Price 50c. and
1. at W. E. Dement & Co.'s
Have tbe following to say of Wis
dom's Bobertine, the great beautifier
and preserver of tbe complexien:
Pobtland, Or., Juno 4, 1887.
ToMr.W. M. Wisdom-Dear Sir:-I
have tried yourltobertine. It if? excellent,
and I shall be pleased to recommend it
to all my lady friends. Believe me,
yours truly, lima..
Pobtlan-d. Dec, 1885.
To Mr. W. M. Wisdom. The "Bober
tine you so kindly sent me is excellent.
It is the finest preparation I have ever
used, and is a decided acquisition to
every lady's toilet. Yours truly,
Pobtland, Or., April C, 1887.
Dear Mr. Wisdem: I have tried your
"Bobertine," and it gives mo much
pleasure to say that it is excellent for
the complexion, being one of the best
articles of the kind I have ever used. Be
hove mo, yours sincerely,
For sale by W. E. Dement & Co.,
druggists, Astoria, Oregon.
At Frank Fahre's for suppers, par
ties, etc The best cooked to order.
What is better than a glass of liquor?
A cup of delicious coffeo at Fahre's.
For a Fine Disli or lec Crcaiu
Go to the Central Restaurant, next to
Foard fc Stokes'.
The finest and nicest steak to be had
in town atFabro's.
Io You Want Your Flue Cleaned?
I f you do T. Clifton will do the ioh
neatly and cheap. Leave orders at The
Meals Cooked to Order,
Private rooms for ladies and families:
at Central Kestaurant next to Foard &
Ice cream, fine quality supplied at
short notice by Frank Fahre, any part
of the city: S2JH) a gallon.
United States Restaurant is the best
and cheapest in Astoria.
Do You Want Your Flue Cleaned r
If you do J. Lavalee will do the job
neatly and cheap. Leave orders at
The Astorian office.
For the best photographs and tintypes
go to Crow's Gallery.
Residence lor Kent or Sale.
The Carl Adler property, including a
fine dwelling house, will be for rent or
srle after September 1st.
Oysters In Every Style
At the Central Restaurant, mxt to
Foard & Stokes'.
And Free Lunch at the Telephone Sa
loon, 5 cents.
Ten cents for a cup of Fahre's nice
A Sunny Itooai
With the comforts of a home, library,
etc. Apply at Holden Ilouse.
For the very best pictures go to H. S.
There will be a Ten Round Glove
Contest at Liberty Hall on Saturday
Evening, the 13th Inst., between
Champion of Oregon,
Middle-weight Champion of Astoria.
This Contest will besin at 8 o'clock.
Jas. lyer and
Will also take part.
Tickets of Admission - - 50 Cents
Reserved Seats - - - One Dollar
Ward and Johnson fought the hardest
contested prize fight evec fought on the Pa
cific coast, at Harrington's rolnt, three years
aUIK ADJOURNED MEETING IN D1S
- trlet No. 9. which met July 30th and
adjmimed to some future date, will meet at
the school house In district No. 9. this Tues
day evening at eight o'clock, August 9th. to
coaslder the same business.
J. 0. IIANTIIORN.
Chairman School Board, District No. 9.
THE HIGHEST PRICE PAID
Old Gold and Silver
G3 Water St. Astoria.
rpAXPAYEKS OF SCHOOL DISTRICT
- .no. is, ciatsop county, Oregon, met at
the school house In said district at the date
and tiour advertised (Saturday. Aug. oth,
7 -30 r.M.) and aaiourned to meet In the dis
trict school house on Monday, the Sth day
of August, A. D. 18S7, at the hour of 8 o'clock
V. M. JAMES W. Welch.
C. W.SHIVELY, Dist. Clerk.
Astoria. Aug. Cth, 1867.
4 IX PERSON'S WHO HAVE NOT YET
la. tiled their school district assessment
blanks with me for the current year are
hereby requested to leave them properly
filled out, at my oftlce before August 13th.
1837. J G.HUSfLKR,
Clerk School Dist. No. 1.
Astoria, Oregon. Aug. Ctlr, 18S7.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE
Board of Equalization for Clatsop
county will meot on Monday, August 29th,
for the purpose of equalizing county assess
inputrt for the j ear 1&7.
C. R. SORENSEN,
Pic Tic and Excursion!
THE FINNISH BENEVOLENT
Vill Give a Grand Excursion
AND PIG NIG
TO ILWACOand RETURN
ON 8UNDAY, AUGUST 7, 18S7.
The Alaskan has been chartered and
every arrangement has been made to insure
a pleasant time to all partlciputtng.
There will be dancing at Ilwaco, and also
In the evening at Liberty Hall on the return
of the steamer.
Tickets for the Round Trip, 81.00.
Committee of arrangements Chas. Kor
pela. A. E. Allen, II. Jones. Uus Snugg.
The Western Amateur Band has been en
gaged and will accompany the excursion.
Look Here Boys.
It you want a neat fitting Suit of Clothes,
J", IE3. ROSS,
Having Just received a completo assort
Foreign and Domestic Suitings.
Something Entirely New.
I am prepared to makeup Stilts cheaper
than the cheapest.
Give me a call and be convinced that I
mean what I say.
J. E ROSS,
Corner Squemoqua and Hamilton streets,
east of C. H. Cooper's.
F, K BEAOH.Pres.. J.McORAKKN. Vice Pre
J. K, KL.DERKIN, LOUIS LOEWKNBKRG.
The Northwest Fire & Marine
No. S Washington St., Portland, Or.
It. Ij. BOYLK, Astoria Agent,
Office at I. X. L. Packing Co.
J. McCrikan. F.K.Arnold. F. K. Beicb.
Frank M. Warren. O . II. Preacott. K. Kggert.
J. Loewenber. J . K. Kldorkin. D. D. OUphtat
Money to Loan on ApproTed Real
B. F. ALLEN
GRAINER and PAINTER.
GLASS SHOW CAHDB.
II;AI AXD DECORATIVK
Paper Hanging, Frescoing, Etc.
Shop on Cass St.. next to Stlnson's Black
smith shop. Astoria, Oregon,
Carnahan & Co.
T. "W. CASE,
IMPOKTERS AND WHOLESALE AND
RETAIL DEALERS IN
Corner Chenamns andlCass streets.
ASTORIA ----- OREGON
Drawn from the cellar, at Chas. Grat-ke's.
The Crystal Palace
On account of Removal from This City of Our Manager,
MR. CARL ADLER, We are Compelled to
Wind Up Our Business Inside of 30 Days.
Immense Stock of Goods
COUNTERS, SHELVES, SHOWCASES, ETC.
Remember Everything Will,
Dealers are invited to examine Our Stock and pick out what they
can u-e, before we throw it on the Market.
The Crystal Palace.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALER IN
Fine Groceries, Provisions and Mill Feed.
Crockery, Glass Plated Ware.
Tbe Largest and finest assortment of
Frosk Fruits and "STegGtablea.
Received fresh every Steamer.
CITY BOOK STORE.
We carry the finest line of
Agents for the
CENTURY ORGAN AND DOMESTIC SEWING MACHINE
Strike It Rich!
Foard & Stokes
Their largely Increasing trade enables
them to self at the very lowest margin
of profit while giving you goods
that are of first class quality.
Goods Delivered All Over the City.
Tue Highest Price Paid for Junk.
OF SAN FRANCISCO.
FlavePs Wharf and Warehouie,
Cannery Supplies at Lowest Prices.
Storage and Insurance at Current Rates.
Drafts on the leading Cities of the World
JOHN F. McGOVERN,
B. II. Coleman, Accountant.
W. F. Armbruster
tTIEJ W 1 Xa 1E1
Clocks, Jewelry and Musical
Repaired on tbe Shortest Notice at Rea
Cnenamus St next to Spexarth's Gun store.
Does all Jclnds of Plain Sewing and.Mend
lag at the shortt notice. Opposite Salva
tion Army Barracks, Astoria.
Shall, and Mnst be Sold!
Writing Papers and Writing
MURRAY & CO.,
And Dealers In
Special Attention Given to Filling
A FULL LINE CARRIED
And Supplies furnished at Satis
Purchases delivered In any part of the city.
Office and Warehouse
In Hnme's New Building on Water Street.
P. O. Box 153. Telephone No. 87.
Are You Insured?
J. O. Bozorth
Writes Insurance Policies In Reliable Fire
Insurance companies that give Absolute
Protection In case of Fire.
Deposited ia Oregon, $300,000
Royal. Norwich-Union and Lancashire Com
bination Joint Policy.
Union of San Francisco.
Germanla of New York.
State Investment of California.
Anglo-Nevada Assurance Corporation,
MARINE .IXSCRASCE COYERED BT OUR
' OPEN POLICIES.
Elmore, Sanborn & Co.
Elmore, Sanborn & Co.
Representing the Largest and Most Relia
ble Fire Insurance Companies.
All Business promptlyland accurately tran
acted. Flavels Wharf, - Astoria Oregon.
Steamboat for Sale.
PARTICULARS ENQUIRE AT
Bargains in Ready Made Clothing,
25 Men's and Youths' odd suits marked down from $16 and $18
to $11 and $13, and are all woo! desirable suits.
We carry a full line of Black Dress suits which are sold for the lowest cash
Our Line of Dry f Fancy Goods
Cotton, Woolen and Muslin Underwear, Shetland and Embroidered New
port Shawls in all colors. Ladies short Wraps, Calico Wrappers. Fancy, Qlns
haiq and Calico Aprons, Silk Embroidered stand covers.
A fine lot of Embroideries just opened.
We have the largest and finest lot of Silk Thread and Twist. Embroidery and
Knitting Silk iu all shades and colors, to be found in Astoria. '
TVT A IBT AQ-E3EU
BOOTS and SHOES
Genuine English Porpoise Shoes Tor Gents.
Ladles Flexible Solo Shoes in Frwich, Kangaroo and Dongola Kid
Boys and Youths Shoes of all TCinds, Misses and Childrens and Infant heels, and
Spring hooK WE DEAL IN BOOTS AW1 SHOES OjSLY.
P. J. GOODMAN.
Hk Bb F.LnjELj2xv,
Hay, Oats, anil Straw, Lime, Met, Cement, M ani Plaster
Wood Dcllrered to Order. Drejln?, Teaming and Ki press MusU.
.ic "- i l
LiMB "t jSBfeU
TEH apply to the Captain, or to
Phil. A. Stokes A Go.
Keep the Best Quality of
Xjti?8;e Stools XiO'W Frio,
Men's Clothing of all Kinds
You can buy Cheap at P. A. Stokes &f Co.'s, Water St., first door east of Foard A- Stokes.
Here&Iter. during the Summer Season The
Alaskan ulll leave Astoria, O.B.& N. Dock,
O Wednesdays and Fridays at 7 A. M.
Connecting with all Afternoon Trains out ot
The Alaskan will leave Astoria at 4 P. M.
TROUPE tL DILLINGHAM,
City Livery Stable.
SHERMAN & WAUD, Proprietors.
Comfortable Carriages and Buggies
By the day or hour at very reasonable-rates.
Saddle Horses for Hire.
Every thing new and first class. Our a'ni
Is to please our patrons.
Horses Boarded by the day, week or month,
"Stable and office two doors west of The
GUSTAV HANSEN, Proper.
A Large and Well Selected Stock of Fine
Diaiois i Jewelry
At Extremely Low Prices.
All Goods Bongat at This Establishment
Watch aaA Cleric Hcpalriug
Corner Cass and Squemoqua Streets.
NT HAM EH
Eben P, Parher,Haster,
3 Kor TO WIN G, FREIGHT or CHAfc-
II. M. PAXKEJt.
New York Novelty Store
In Books, Stationer', Fancy Goods, apd
General Notions. We are satisfied with ft
small profit oyer original cost, sad wan
you to buy what you need In qarlbMr-! us.
It Is tor your Interest to do so.. "s
A full line ot Novelties. PUybag Cards,
Blank Books, Musical Instrument, Toys,
A Large Stock of Baby C4rria1.es,
New York NoveItyttor,
HOLT & CO.
MOLDINGa I g
SASH DOORS, . .
Scroll and Turned Bilmtrato,
Boat Material, etc..
Orders solicited and Promptly attttded to.
Satisfaction Guaranteed as to StrtaSQuall.
ty and Prices. . "
Hill and Office cor. Polk and Concsmly
streets, Astoria, Oregon Jfww