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VOL. XXIX, NO. 142.
ASTORIA, OREGON, FRIDAY, DECEMBER ifi, J 887.
PRICE iaVE CENTS.
1887.
Cash, and One Price.
1888.
Christmas. THE HOLIDAYS.
LOOK
Having just completed the opening of our. useful as well as our ornamental, our plain as well as our
decorated, ware, we are now prepared for the trade in all its branches'. Buying our goods direct from
the manufacturers, and always paying cash for them, we not only get them at regular trade prices, as
cheap as San Francisco or Portland dealers can buy, but we also get the cash discount; and if any other
dealer thinks he can undersell us. he has only to start in, and we will agree that "the longest pole shall
knock down the persimmons." We guarantee our patrons that for quality and quantity our prices shall be
than any other house in town. Our sales of Christmas goods have been large, for which we return thanks
to our customers, but we still have a full and varied stock of as unique and beautiful goods as can be
found in town, and as we have said relative to other goods, we will not be undersold.
The expressions of admiration and satisfaction that have been made by those that have examined or
bought from us have been gratifying and assure us that our efforts to please the Astoria public are ap
preciated. We shall continue as in the past to try and merit the generous patronage bestowed upon us.
Call and see our Dinner Sets, Tea Sets, Toilet Sets, in great variety, Crystal Ware of all kinds,
Lamps, either hanging, stand, or hall in large stock, and in short, anything you want to buy.
Remjember also that we are still in the grocery and provision trade and are ready to supply you with
anything you want in those lines as cheap as the same quality of goods can be sold by any other dealer.
So remember the place to buy is at
BUSINESS CARDS.
remx h. S3HTH,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
OBlcc, Room 4 and 5, o er City Uook Store.
ATTOKNEY AT LAW.
ftl.Hj lu Kinney's Block, opposite City
Hail, Astoria, Oregon.
c, w. pulton, a. c. fultox
' K'EX.TX BROTHERS.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
ooms 5 and- 6, Odd Fellows Building.
o.
K.TH03IS0A,
Attorney at Law and Notary Public.
Special attention given to practice in the
17. S. Land Office, and the examination of
land titles. A full set of Abstract Hooks for
Clatsop County in office.
Money to loan.
Office Itooms 4 and 3, over Gily Uook
Stove.
J.
. A. BOWLBY,
Attorney and Counsellor at litiw
ofllce on Chenamus Street, Astoria, Oregon
p I. WXXTOM
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Kooms Xo. 11 and 12, Tythlan Castle Building,-
t B. WATSON,
Atty.at Law and Deputy Dist. Atty.
All business before the U. S. Land Office a
peclalty,
Astoria, - - Okkuox.
DENTIST.
Is associated with JUL, IiA IP OltCI.,
Itooms 11 and 12 Odd Fellows Building,
ASTOEIA. - - OREGON.
rRS. A. li. AXD J. A.FUI.TOS.
"Physicians and Surgeons.
Office on Cass street, three doors south of
Odd Fellow's building.
Telephone If o.4t.
FAY TUTTJLE, M. I
PHYSICIAN ANJi SURGEON,
Of pice Booms 6 Pythian Building.
IlKSiDKJfCK On Cedar Street, back of
8t. Mary's HosDltal.
A.
K. SHAW.
DENTIST.
. .it t -o ii ji i, ,.
Rooms in Allen's Building, up stairs, cor-
nerCass and Squemoqua streets, Astoria.
Oregon, 1
AS
M"
SS. IIt. OU'K'S-AIAlK,
Oftlcp ami reMilrnrc. 1). K. WaneiTs for
mer residence. Astoria, Oregon. f
Diseases of Women ami Children, and of
the Ey and Ear, specialties.
TTT I. BAKKK, 31. It.
Xo.21.Ca.ssSU
Ofl'.tv hours from 9 to 11 a. ji to r. m.
n.O.n.ESTKS.
I'll YSIC1 AN AND SURGEON.
Officii : Gem ttullding, upstairs, Astoria,
Orgoii.
J FK. AliKKKO KI.VXKV.
Office at Kinney's Cannery.
Will only attend patienNat his office, and
mav he found there at anv hour.
t. n:XK AR.
PHY.SlCLiN AND. SURGEON,
OppositTelegrapIi Office, amoiku Oregon.
Q.KIitt h I'AUJtKK.
SURVEYOR OF CLATSOP COUNTY
itesideiuc : Near Clatsop Mill.
Hobt. Collier. Deputy.
E.
V. llOLDKV.
Notary Public, Commissioner of Deeds
For Washington Territory.
AVCTIOXEEK. HEAL ESTATE AND
IXSUKAXCIJ A(JKXT.
Office at Tloldcn's Auction Itooms. Chena
mus Street, Astoria. Oregon.
A. SMITH.
DENTIST.
Rooms l and 2 Pythian Building over
J C. IL Cooper's Store.
K. Y. LONG.
Fresh Fruit, Fino Cigars,
CONFECTIONERIES.
Fresh Milk received daily. A full line of
CHOICE GOODS.
Opposite Spexartli'.- ('un 3torc.
Columbia Market.
Northeast corner Water and "West 9th Sis.
C. H. Powell, Prop'r.
I give tny patrons Good Meat, in Good Style
and at Reasonable Trice.
Give tne. a call and Twill try and make it
suit you to call again. Family trade solicited.
J. 0. CLINTON
DEALER IN
CIGARS AND TOBACCO,
FRUITS. NUTS,
Candies. Smokers' Articles, Etc.
G Rc-eired Dallv
ewuooasiveceiYeawaio.
Opposite City Book fcJtore.
H.
ife
OWTH
AT
OR
D. I
! A Newly Patented Mode of Preserv
ing: lave Pisu.
An
interesting and curious in-
volition has been lately patented ,
which bids fair to be useful and
important in the transportation of
live fish. It vas discovered by
Mr. "Walter G. Murphy, of New
York cit', the patentee, that fish
could be kept alive for some con
siderable time without change of
air or water by placing them in a
receptacle partly filled with water,
and hermetically sealing the same.
To test the invention, experiments
were carried on, some of them by
the favor of Professor Blackford,
of the New York fish commission,
at Fulton Market, New York city,
lu order to make the test as thor
oughly as possible, young fish and
fish as delicate as could be ob
tained were used. These were
striped bass. The latter to the
number of about two dozen were
placed in a glass jar, filled nearly
to the top with water, and the jar
was hermetically sealed. The fish
were kept for sever.il weeks in the
jar without opening it, and did not
appreciabhy suffer. Upon open
ing the jar and placing them in
fresh water, they appeared as live
ly and well as before being placed
in the jar. Another similar ex
periment being made, it was found
after several weeks' confinement,
the time being extended beyond
that of the former experiment,
that the deep black lines in the
bass began to fade and disappear
and a white fungus made its ap
pearance on the fish, which was
speedily followed by their death.
Experiment with the jar wholly
filled with water showed that the
fish quickly died. Another expe
riment with the fish as in the first
mentioned case was made, and a
second jar the same as the first,
with a like number of fish, and
similarly filled with water, was
placed beside the sealed jar. The
second jar was left uncovered
and the water was unchanged.
The fish in the closed jar were ap
parently as well as ever at the
end of three weeks. The fish
in the open jar all died within
forty-eight hours. While changes
of temperature were known to be
a serious question as affecting the
conditions of keeping fish alive,
and while the ceanges of heat and
THIS ! !
LOWER
BECK
cold, to which the jar and contents
were unavoidably subjected, could.
i!ir. hr wIl vifnlitnrl vnt Mi ficl
:n ih(y ,,, worr. nnt pfrppfofi
thereby. Experiments ivere also
tried in which the air intheiar
containing the water and fish was
compressed, and was found that
the fish wen benefited thereby.
It would appear from the above -mentioned
experiments that growa
fish and hardy fish could be trans
ported from one distant locality to
another with little trouble and ex
pense, and that in the case of deep
sea fish compression of the air
would aid in cliecting the
result. The advantage to sports
men in carrying live bait would
seem to be ireat, and the value to
the U.S. fish commission to be ines
timable almost, in view of the great
expense now incurred in building
special cars and apparatus to
transport and keep fish alive. The
scientific reason for the result of
this invention has not been ex
plained. The late Professor Baird
of the United States fish commis
sion, when the invention was
brought to iiis attention, suggested
that by reason of hermetically seal
ing the jar, water did not undergo
the rapid change that took place
when the jar was left open, and
which bred a parasite which de
stroyed the fish. "Whatever be tiie
reason, it would seem that the in
vention is one of great benefit and
value, and that the fish so treated
will eventually die if not taken out
after a certain time, yet practic
ally, for the purpose of transport
ing fish alive, the result attained
is a complete success.
'Tis an 111 "Wind
That bring with It gusts of rain from the
north-east, "When the wind blows from that
quarter on a wet day. the rheumatic are apt
to suffer, even if seated by their "aln com
fortable ingle" in a cosy arn chair. A few
wineglassfulls of Hosteller's Stomach Bit
ter's most genial and comforting of specif
ics will afford them unspeakable relief.
There I ample proof on record of tts effica
cy in this disease more particularly it used
for its relief at the outset. Chills and fever,
dyspepsia, constipation, liver complaint,
and a lack of tone in the kidneys and blad
der, should also be treated with this useful
family medicine of botanic origin. Appetite
Improves, refreshing slumber once more vis
its the weary eyelids of the nervous, and the
circulation is enriched and accelerated in
consequence of its Invigorating and regulat
ing action. Use it as a protector after get
ling wet.
Shiloh's Vitaltzer is what yon need
for Constipation, Loss of Appetite, Diz
ziness and all symptoms of Dyspepsia.
Price 10 and 75 cents per bottle. Sold
by W.E. Dement.
& SONS.
HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS
'ARKER HOUSE.
war. Ay.i.Ear. Propv.
First Class in Every Respt.
lrct Coach to the House
CHKIS. KVENSON.
F. TOOK
THE!
nfrai Hotel
EVENS03ST & COOK.
On the European Plan.
LARGE CLEAN ROOMS,
A FIRST-CLASS RESTAURANT
Board by the Day, Week or Month.
Private Rooms for Families. Etc.
Transient Custom Solicited.
Oysters Fish, Meats, Etc., Cooked to
Order.
Yl'ATJ:il St., Opp. Jfc'oard & Stokes
A FIRST CLASS SALOON
Kim In connection with the Premises.
Eest of
The
YINES,
LIQUORS
AND
CIGARS.
Good Billiard Tables and Trivato Card
Rooms.
THE
Casino Restaurant
One block from the O. R. & N. Dock.
M. M. SERRA, Proprietor.
A Good Mea! For 25 Cents.
Oystors in any Style, 23 cents.
In connection with this Topular Itestau
rant Is run a 11 st-class Saloon, well stocked
with choicest Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
VirffinlaCigar anfl Toljacco Store
J. W. BOTTOM, Proprietor,
Water Street, Two Doors East of Olney.
Fino CI?&rs, Tofeaeeoi &ad Smoker Article,
Sold at I) west Market Rates.
FRTJTTS. CANDIES NOTTONS,&c
Furniture and Upholstering,
Mattresses Hade and Repaired,
Paper Hanging, Carpets Sewecb
and Laid.
Furniture Sold on Commission.
Shop, corner Main and Jefferson Streets
MARTIN OLSEN.
uU
Useful Presents
Fancy Silk Handkerchiefs,
f - Mwj Jwtwawuwwywiwn
Hemstitched and Plain Japanese Handkerchiefs,
Fancy Bordered Linen Handkerchiefs,
Hemstitched Linen Cambric Handkerchief
Plain Pure Linen Handkerchiefs."
Rolled Gold Plated Sleeve Buttons, ScarLPins, and Collar Buttons.
Fancy Colored Cotton Hosiery, Fino Black Cotton Hosiery,
Fine Brown Cotton Hosiery, Plain Merino Hosiery,
Fancy Merino Hosiery, Fino Wool Hosiery,
Heavy "Wool Hosiery.
Fancy Silk Scarls. Ties. Bows, and Neckwear of all Kinds.
Fine Far Ton (patent spring) Dress Gloves,
Fino Mocha (undressed kid) Dres3 Gloves,
Fino Dogskin nnlined Dress Glovas,
Lined French Coaster Town Gloves,
Lined Dogskin (Boys) Town Gloves,
Wool Yarn Knit Gloves,
"Wool Yarn Knit Mittens.
Fancy Embroidered Night Shirts, TriUed Mnslin Night Shirts,
Fino Alpaca, Silk and Wool, and Pnro Silk Umbrellas,
Gnm Coats, Wool Knit Jackets, Scarfs, &c, &c.
Full lines in Clothing. Famishing Goods, Hats, Cap3, Trunks, Valises, &o.
SSTSolo agent for "Conger's Chest Shield Undershirts." and "House's Doabla
Seated Drawers."
I. L. OSGOOD,
KINNEY'S BRICK BUILDING, ASTORIA, OREGON.
Opposite Rescue Engine House.
Hughes & Go
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
LIQUOR DEALER
SQUEMOQUA STREET.
ASTORIA, -
Oregon.
Importers of All Brands of Foreign
ana Domestic
Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
J. H.
COTTER WHISKIES,
A SPECIALTY.
Yal Blatz Bottled Beer.
FINEST BltANDS OF
KEY WEST AND DOELESTIC
Cigars.
Liquors for Medicinal Purposes.
FAMILY TRADE SOLICITED.
All Orders from the City and Country
promptly filled.
BOOTS & SHOES
P. J. GOODMAN.
Genuine English Porpoise
Skoei for Gents. Ladles' Flexible Shoes In
FRENCH. KANGAROO & DONOOLA KID.
Boys' and Youths'
Shoes of all kinds, Misses', Children's and
Infants' Heels and Spring Heels.
Wo Deal In Boots and Shoes Only
Fashionable Dressmaking.
MRS. JOHNSON.
A First-class Dressmaker, lately from the
East, Is associated with
Miss M. L. Richardson,
On Cas3 Street. 3 doors south of The Asto
biajt office, where they are pre
pared to do
Dressmaking In Ail Its Branches.
Ladies, give them a call and be convinced.
A perfect Fit Guaranteed.
SAZAii.
Co to Norah Rappleyea's,
FOR A FULL ASSORTMENT
Of Fancy Work Materials. Latest styles in
Handkerchiefs ; also a full line of
INITIAL HANDKERCHIEFS.
Indies Invited to call and examino goods.
Stanplngr Done to Order.
Cass Street, One door South of Printlug Of
fice. Strike It Rich!
-do r YOUR-
Groceries Provisions
iof
Foard & Stokes
Their largely Increastne trade enables
them to sell at the very lowest margin
of profit while glvlns you goods
that are of first class quality.
Goods Delivered All Over the City.
The Highest Price Paid for Junk,
for Men and Boys.
......wjy
WiIson& Fisher
Ship Chandlers,
HEAVY AND SHELF
HARDWARE
FARM IMPLEMENTS,
Paints, Oils, and Varnish,
LOGGERS' SUPPLIES.
PROVISIONS
AND
MILL FEED
AGENTS FOR
SALEM PATENT ROLLER HILLS
Portland Boiler Mills,
FAIRBANKS' SCALES.
ASTORIA. OREGON.
Van Dusen & Co.
DEALERS IN
Hardware and Ship Chandlery,
Pure Oil, Bright Varnish,
Binacle Oil. Cotton Canvas.
Hemp Sail Twine,
Cotton Sail Twine.
Lard Oil,
Wrought Iron Spikes,
Galvanized Cut Nails.
Agricultural Implements, Sewing
Machines, Faints, Oils,
Grooeriesi IE2to.
Cannery For Sale.
The Pacific Union Cannery,
At Upper town Is offered for sale with Fivft
mis on wnicn me property is situatea ana
adjacent: two of the lots having a water
frontage of 100 feet on the ship channel of
the Columbia river. The cannery and be
longings is in good order throughout. For
further particulars Inquire of Feter Brown,
on the premises.
Magnus C. Crosby
Dealer In
HABDf ABE, M, STEEL;
iron Pipe and Fittings,
STOVES, TINWARE
AND
HOUSE FURNISHING GOODS
SHEET LEAD STRIP
LEAD
SHEET IRON,
Tin AOT Copper.
ij. H. D. GRAY
Wholesale and retail dealer In.
GROCERIES FLOUR, AND FEE
Hay, Oats, Straw, Wood, Etc.
LIME, SAND AND CEMENT
General Storage and Wiiarfagp on reason
able terms. Foot of Benton tr' r, Astorfa.
Oreson.
Established
870
Gr. A. STINSON & CO.,
BLACKSM1TH1NG,
4 Capt. Sogers old stand, corner of Caw
and Court Streets.
Ship and Cannery work. Horseshoeing
Wagons made and repaired. Good work
guaranteed.