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About The daily morning Astorian. (Astoria, Or.) 1883-1899 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 18, 1896)
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SPECIAL-Fora fewdays only-o lots i
ict Prpcnt nrice iio-os casn ana 35 oer mom...
Ciildrti it TMtlt' Stwl-Skod Skots, ill
We also carry a fine line of
ladies' and men's shot's, from
the best to the lowest reliablt
goods. All goods warranted
just as renrrsentod.
. JOHN HA I IN t CO.,
479 Commercial street.
Leeat sraather for twenty-feur hemw
ending itl).. yesterday. fumlsBsa
by tk United State Departmaot Ac
tlrsttsew, weather bare..
Minimum temperature, M decree.
Minimum temperature. J. degrees.
TetM preetpt Satis frem Bt w kit
1SH to date. il.Sl Inches.
Excess of precipitation frtm September
Ul, 1W5, to date. . Inch.
BCSLN ESS. LOCALS.
Job printing at all klndi at tha Atorian
Vs. Marshall's: Y.u tak. chances an
C. Q. Palmberg. architect, Hoom Num
ber 8, Kinney's butldlrs;.
Ir. Q. r". Ball, Dentist, with lady as-
alstant. office M Ulh street.
Ita blend tea la tha best Ask your
grocer (or It, and take no other.
Far tha best of commercial fob print
ing call at the Astorlao Job office.
Mean? 1 tha leading tailor, and pari
tha alg-eat caah price for fur aklna.
Marshall's salman twine Is without a
competitor. Strongest, handsomest, beat.
Just received, at the Scow Bay Wood
Yard. 115 cords of oak wood. The finest
wood ever brought to Astoria.
Dumbarton's Irish flai salmon twine,
superior to any In the market. Fisher
Brothers, agents for the Columbia river.
PmrtiM dfalrtnr the best of Job printing
t the lowest Driers should call at the
Astorian Job ofhee before -olng else
where. Go to 1SS th street to have your
breliaa repaired or recovered. A fine line
of cover roods to select from at reason
Don't use a plaster, but take- liners'
Kidney Cure for lame back and kidney
complaints. It will probably give you
permanent relief. Chas. Rogers.
Business men. It you want to fix tip
your office for the coming year, with the
w of letter heads, bill heals, state
ments, etc-, call at the Astorian Job office
where vtu will find the best of stock
The Oreron Trading Co., M Commercial
strait, is the Dlacj to buy your dry
roods, clothing, boots and shoes, men's
and ladles' furnishing goods. Should you
want an auctioneer, 8- Friedman makes
his office at the Oregon Trading Co
Go to Elmore, Sanborn's office aad see
their new and handsome twine testing
machine. Take along some of the twines
as rood as Marshall's." in your pocket.
and teat them. Then see bow much more
Marshall's will stand. It's money In your
pocket and fish In your net to find out.
Marshall'! twine used tr 3 per cent
of the fishermen on the Columbia river.
A prominent steamboat roan says: "Mr
family have used nearly every brand ol
Beef. Iron and Wine made, and are sat
isfied that the preparation made by the
Estes-Craln Drug Co. is the most palata
bet and nutritious of any they have ever
used." If you are run down and need a
tonic, you should use It.
Most so-calied ''salmon twines" are col
ored with acids. The acids rot the fibre
and render the material useless. In the
office of Elmore, Sanborn 4: Co. Is an ab
ject lesson that aught to be examined by
all fishermen. It Is the whole of the ma
terial used In the manufacture of Mar
shall's twine from start te finish. Oo
there and examine the color right
through. You will see then why Mar
shall's is called the best in the world.
For SS cnts you can cecure an excellent
well served meal at the Bon Ten Restau
rant, No. 671 Commercial streetl They
are also fully prepared te serve all kinds
of fish, game and all delicacies of the
season as well as oysters in evry Im
aginable style at the lowest living prices.
Come once and you will continue te
Charles Wirkkala's saloon, on Astor and
Tth streets, which has lonir been one ef
the most popular and best patronized
drinking D.-ces In the city nas been
tneved from Its present location te the
let Immediately east of the Casln thea
tre. Many Improvements will be added
as Mr. Wlrkkala intends keeping up the
reputation his saloon has had since be as
sumed charge years age. Only the best
wines, liquors and cigars sold at the bar,
a musical concert by the best talent In
the city, under the leadership ef Profes
sor Bchwabe. tne wen Known pianist.
given nightly. Call around and bring
yeur friends with yeu.
Soothing, healing, cleansing, D. Witt's
Witch Haxel Salve Is the enemy to sores,
wounds and piles, which lt never falls to
cure. Stops Itching and burning. Cures
chapped Hps and cold sores in two or
three hours. Chas. Rogers.
FROM NOW UNTTI. BPRINO
Overcoats and winter wrapa will be in
fashion. Ttiey can be dira-Jl, tempor
arily svhlle traveling In the -team heated
trains of the Ohicagj, Milwaukee and St.
Paul Railway. For sol hi comfort, for
speed and for aeafety, no other line can
compare with thai great railway of the
AS ENIGMATICAL BILL. OF FARE.
For a dinner, a-erved en the Dinme cars
of the Chicago. Milwaukee and St. Paul
Railway, wUI be sent te any addrese on
receipt of two cent postage stamp. 'Ap
ply te Geo. H. Heaflord, General paaseo
ger Agent, Old Colony Building, Chicago,
ROYAL Baking Powder
has been awarded highest
honors at every world's air
TnUbBAUER e BRACH.
it Best Brands of
WINES, LIQUORS and CIGARS
BEST ON THE C0A5T,"
Tkc Faaie-s Gambrinus Beer
Always e Tsp.
473 Commercial St., - Astoria, Ore.
on nemvetlter uown lots advance marcm ji
SIM ILIA SIMILIHUS,
"They say mlcrol.es are In a kiss"
s)unth hetheir ll had barely parted,
"I am a homeopath ml."
Returned In tones not quite fiilnl heart
"In 'like cures like" I put my trust,"
Whereat their Hps again concussed.
"Fairies' Escapade" tonight.
Warm hands mean soft, white ones.
Buckwheat cakes and maple syrup have
M. Dempsle. of Tongue Point, way In the
Scissor and lliiinMe iwrtl.'s will ! In;
vogue In lxnt.
"The Fairies' Kscaiade" at Fisher's
Opera House tonight.
A touch of Mack on any wown Is devin
d Parisian and chic.
Born, t the wife of John Wel-h,
February It, a daughter.
Remember, the "Fairies' Escapade"
night. Doors open at T:.
John Undl and John Otn. Iwth ot w, ,,,.(., , th, Oi-cldent
North 8hore. were In town yestetlay. J lllnwri n ,h, ,ven(IMt there will
" i be a refular session of the lodge and Inl-
Verry narrow green and gray leather tMUlon ot can.lldatea Kvery member of
belts are the latest novelties for ladles. guinlln Uxlge Is expected to be present
' . , and help make It as phasant as possible
W. H. Wattls, of Corey Brothers, and (op lhe vL,or
family, have gone to Portland for a visit, j
j This evening at Flsher'a Opera House
M. 8. Griffith, of Portland, waa In the .-rhe Kalries' Kscanade." will be pre
clty yesterday, and a guest at the Occl- ,.,. The forty young ladles who will
dent. j participate have faithfully endured a long
: rehearsal, ami It Is a foregone conclu-
J. G. Pov. Sol uppenhelmer, and R It. ,lon ,hat t!u. jeienmion will he attend
May. of Portland, were in the city yes-. ( wlln suc, An admission prli-e i4
terday. j ji and S rents will he charged, and the
I proceeda are to go to that worthy or-
Tomorrow will be Ash Wednesday. 8er-i nltation, the Rescue Cluli. Don't fall
vices wUI he held at 12; p. m. at Grace to lt
Contractor Core7"Tumed the railroaJ Considerable kicking has been made re
igniiww v.urej .ij-. cently by some of the manufacturers at
Spring started in yesterday In good
shape, and there waa a general air of re
joicing over the city.
Tomorrow and LenL The fish stores
and ben fruit, markets will now have a
District Attorney W. N. Barrett Is In
the city, In attendance at Ihe February
term of tha circuit court.
Mr. and Mrs. John Hohson arc vlsl'.lng
In Ashland. Ore.. Mr. Hohson making the
trip principally for his health.
Mrs. Martin Foard Is still very sick at
her home, and her friends are somewhat
anxious about her condition.
Good headway waa made with' the pile
driving at the Young'a Bay railroad
bridge Sunday and yesterday.
with an attack
who has been very III i
of "German measles."
Is reported as being much improved.
The reason why some cien iook like
watt-s in their dress clothes is that
they do not keep their attire well pressed.
Remember the benefit for Rescue Club
tonight. The charming little operetta.
The Fairies' Escapade," will be pre
sented. "A thousand pardons!" he exclaimed,
bowing low. "You mistake roe, sir." she
replied. Idly: "I am not ex-Governor Pen
noyer." A reception toilet Is of Sevres blue wool,
with waved boucle lines in black. The
yoke and cuffs are finished with Jewlled
The price of admission for "The Fai
ries' Escapade." at Fisher's Opera House
will be only 50 cents for adults and t.
cents for children.
The fine afternoon yesterday brought
out a large number of ladies on shopping
expeditions. No doubt the shop keepers
returned thanks for the day.
"William Mnnn received a. teleeram yes-'
terday stating that Samuel Mathews, for-!
merly foreman In Kinney's cannery, dledj
in 'Frisco at 1 o clocit yesterday.
' - I
The memorial service lo be held to-i
morrow night by the Knights of Pythias,
promises to be of unusual Interest. The I
music will be better than the average.
Messrs. McGuire, Wilcox and Mclntyre, I
arrived in the city yesterday in a sail-:
boat, having taken six days for -the trip
down the river. On the way they secared
many ducks, snipe, etc.
The dance given by the Assembly Club
hint evening was a most successful affair.
There were about thirty-five couples pres
ent and an enjoyable evening iiassed. The
affair broke up at midnight.
Bicycles were out In full force yes
terday, and the boys seem to think that
the good weather had come to May.
Where In America can you find bicycle
r...m ... uc. ... ,.u..
There will be a special civil service ex
amination at the postofflce on March the
14th, of candidates for admittance to the
service. Postmaster Wise says that ap
plications should be fifed by the r.th of
m... iii... . ,k. r.i ,.,, ' wa then given iTInce Leopold, of 8ax-
wh?eh CTlLuT,t Co,'ur' h0- ln hl" ,urn- graciously pre
which are i now be , ng built at the Astoria' nt(.d ,0 prnw88. , ,
Iron Works, are very nearly ready to be
'"-. ' - '-""-""' . . .' ' '
rrirn "'"'r BU!
Even the small boys are begging for
tickets to Herman Wise's hall. Perhaps
the little fellow, only three or four years
old, who asked the newspaper man yes
terday for a ticket, imagined that It was
a show of some kind.
Three magnificent Ctilnooks were yes
terday landed at the Can Company's
dock, all of them together weighing ninety-one
pounds. Mr. Kendall will send
them today on the steamer State to Pres
ident Lee, In San Francisco.
A high school pupil reports that a
mouse in that Institution was the cause
of a great deal of consternation among
the lalies yesterday. After the excite
ment had subsided, two of the teachers
were found up in the bell tower.
About two months ago each pupil of the
high school was given ten cents with
which to speculate buy, sell or loan the
accumulations to go to the piano fund. I
When the pupils met yesterday, It was
found that X) had been netted by the ;
Married at Trinity church, Portland,
Oregon, on Saturday, February ISth, IK!!,
by Ihe Rev. Wm. Seymour Short, rector
of Grace church, this city, Miss Helen
Fletcher, late of San Diego, California,
to Mr. Chas. L. Houston, deputy collector
of customs lo this city. ... .
Tn 'the renort of the Cltv Teaehacx A.
soc-lation live names of those prefcen: I
were omitted, for whj'ji reason a correct-
fit lift 1s' lo re given: Processors A. L. i
Ink and Albert Williams, Miss Bayre,
Miss Snvey, Miss Dickinson, Miss An-1
blk. from brewery
drvwe, Miss Mi-Ouc, Mis Weed. Miss
White, Miss Groiuivll. Mih Mary IValy,
Ml... Young. Miss Shlvely, Miss Josie
IValy. and Miss Nlokerson.
! Astoria has wonderful facilities for the
oporcntr of a largo tannery, ns I lie uni k
is cheap here, uihI there is plenty of
miutnllloMit water. An Astoria l.ilnes
mm who formerly lived In Mnssai'hif
setts says l.e thinks It will not lie loit
before a large institution of titnt kind will
lie established here.
At the vespers sen Ice Sunday, Hector
Short, ft 'Irae ohiinlt. In an eloiiont
address, urve.1 uion his heareia the Im
portance of oliservlng the coming Lenten
season. Dnee a year forty ilsys Is a
short roough time for lite world lo take
a rest and cntemilnte the past and the
future, wlil "ommemoratlng the fast ob
wrve.! by the Alutfr In the wddorness.
t,,, lamphlet r..enily ls.ue.1 by the
ChsmlHr of Conimeree ihsorlptlye of Ihe
rlty of Astoria. Is on sale at J. H. 1VI
llnirvr's. corner of Ninth and Commer
cial; Wlngate A Stone's r.ttl estate of
fice. Ninth street: ami the New York
Novelty store. They may 1 purchased
for ten cents, the proceeds thus derived
going lo tay for the books and for Is-
suing another edition of Ihe same.
Tonight Qulnlln l-o.lt.-e, No. 10, will en
,0 j tertain a large number of visiting hreth
i ten from Portland, who will arrive this
! aftMrmnui iin Ihrt Teli-tihone. The vtsltttrs
the special rale made by the water com
mission for such Institutions. For In
stance, the rate for a factory, so far
as heard from. Is !IS per month, or 11 hj
per year, while the salmon runnerles
have a rate of per year. A cannery
will use four times as much water as an
ordinary factory, and the fiii-torloa are
charged with regular house rates, which
they deem out of proportion nnd unfair.
Mot of the factories could get along
without city water, 'hut prefer In use It
at anything like a reasonable th-iirc.
There Is no limit lo the Inventive facul
ty of man. Whatever Is needed Is forth
coming, no matter what It may be. For
example, take a peat bog. Well, you cut
the peat, dry It In the wind and sun and
use It for fuel. It makes a hot. bright
and fragrant blase. A ieat lire when in
the country, is a fine thing. Some fellow
may come along, however, who has an
Idea that peat could be pressed by hy
draulic energy into bricks, for fuel or
other punioses. and at once the article
has a commercial value In the market.
I Ifu now comes the marvel. Another fel
low declares that he ran make cloth out
of the peat fibre, and, if you believe in the
incredible, he has done it. It is said to
closely resemble Scotch tweed, and It will
take any dye ami will wear better than
the ordinary stuff. Rather a progressive
Suoml Hall was crowded Saturday
evening, the occasion being a valentine
entertainment given by the Finnish Tem
perance Society. An excellent program
was rendered, the principal speakers of I
the evening being Rev. t. E. Peterson
and M. K. Jurva. the Finnish music
leader. Two comic selections, one In
Finnish and the other In Ksthonlan. by
the young men's choir, brought down the
house. Several charming selections were
also rendered by a quartet of ladles and
gentlemen. At the conclusion of Ihe pro
gram lefreshmmta w.re fervtd. The Fin
nish Temperance Society, of which Mr.
E. Saarl Is president. Is doing much good
work in t'nlontown, and now has a mem
bership of about l'si. Homes which were
formerly saddened by a drunken father
are now happy ones, due directly lo the
efforts of the society.
CARD OF THANKS.
To the dear kind friends of Astoria and
Elsea-here may the God of the widow
and fatherless abundantly bless each and
all. Sincerely and most gratefully.
BELLINI C. CKOSBY
HISTORIC BROOCH WORN" BY
A good many people have become Inter
ested In the remarkable brooch worn by
Corinne. on one of her costumes In "Hen
drirk Hudson, Jr." It has a curious his
tory, which appears to he well substan
tiated. This lupux stone Is one of the
few beautiful gems on this continent. It
Is of extraordinary size, beautiful In col
or, and perfect In shape. It was tak-n
from the Scioto merchants, who weie
impaled alive during the Insurrection be
tween (he Isles of Sclo and the Turkish
government. Captain Pasha All claimed
popsi-ssion, and kept it until his death,
which was Instantaneous from the fall
,f a b,u.in hu ow flaK.hp.
It was taken again with other spoils by
Miasondis, the Greek commander. Count
Cane (flrtrlu, president of the govern
ment of Greece, next became ej.ssor.
His government becoming unpopular he
was assassinated, and his property con
: tiscated. This topaz with other presents.
of time the stone once more fell Into the
hands of merchants, and was purchased
In Europe by a diamond merchant of To-
, M uri r I ...... I Lrit,,.i.
while playing angagement ln Toronto s
few weeks ago, heard of the existence
of this historic Jewel, and made up her
mind to possess It. After a few days
spirited bargaining, she succeded In pur
chasing it at an advance of ll.OUO on the
original cost She then hod It set In the
form of a large Scotch brooch, and gave
It to her daughter Corlnne.
Fisher's Opera House, Friday, Feb. 21.
Tickets on sale W'edneaday, at 9 o'clock,
at Strauss' hook store.
Highest Honors World'' Fair,
Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair.
. Most Perfect Made.
40 Yean the Standard.
$112.50 each.( r jt
t'.KmKK Ji'tMiN MctmiPi:.
Water Works Case Argued In the dr
The February term of Ihe circuit court
convene.) at l o'clock this morning wllh
Judge V. A. Mcllrld on the bench.
t It. Stockton and Thoa. II. Itldwell
wre appointed court bailiffs.
Jurors Angus tlor, N. I. Haiti, W. T.
Chutler, and Luther Campbell were ex
cused for the term on account of business.
The following gentlemen were selected
to act as grand Jurors: Rudolph Hasel,
11. A. Cameron, Michael Kenney, J. W.
Mlneker. W. G. Presoott. Harney Galla
gher, and J. V. Heneke, After being
charged by the court they retired lo le
gin llielr deliberations.
A. II. Stone vs. J. T. Moody cl al,
confirmation of sale.
I, It. Cole, a native of Great Britain,
nnd II. A. Cameron, a native of Ureal
llrltuln. were admitted to clllienshlp.
Tut urn A Howen. vs. Nehalcm l.umlior
Co., dismissed on motion of plaintiff.
Chas. Weeks vs. 11. 11. Parker, settled
Kllen Olscn et al vs Alex Gilbert, de
murrer overruled by consent and given
today to file answer.
I. McGregor vs. K. Chrsltle, sellled and
Kmpire Jewelry Co. vs. R. 8. Norrls.
default and Judgment for plaintiff.
Olaf Hendrlckson vs. Matll Mackaraln
en, settled and dismissed.
Anguat C. Hlna vs. Sarah A. Ross, de
fault and Judgment for plaintiff.
W. J. Denver et al vs. Clatsop county
et al, ordered that defendant he per
mitted to withdraw transcript filed there
in. J. I Itartman, receiver, vs. Chas. Y.
8llter, demurrer overruled by consent and
allowed until March 14 to file answer
Clatsop Mill Co. vs. City of Astoria, et
al, motion filed by defendants asking that
John llahn be removed and a dlsintereet
ed arty appointed. The motion alleges
that said receiver claims to be a party lo
this suit: that said receiver has employed
counsel to contest the claims of Ihe de
fendants; that said counsel has been and
Is still active In his opposition to the
claims of Guve defendants, and that said
receiver is not a proper person to act
as such. After bring argued at length
and submitted, the motion to dismiss the
receiver was withdrawn, and the co-.irt
held that, while Ihe receiver was nut
a party to the hearing bet ore the referee,
and. therefore, not entitled lo iartlcl
pata In the examination of witness's pro
duced al the hearing, yet every claimant.
Including the labor claimants who have
filed claims with the receiver, was en'l
lied to be represented by counsel and In
troduce evidence at said netrlng. althjugh
such claimants hid nut filed formal pl-nd-lugs
In Ihe rase.
FOR INCREASED SEIiVlt'K,
Arrangements Alwiil Completed for Night
and Sunduv Telenhoiie.
The efforts which have been made lo
secure night and Sun. lay telephone ser
vice In the city are about to be crowned
with success, as is shown by the letter
from Portland ft out below:
Portland. Feb. II, P0.
F. P. Kendall, Paclilc Can Company. As
Dear Sir: Replying lo yours as rbovel
In which you inclose us a petition for
night, day and Sunday telephone service,
I desire to say that It shall have our im
mediate atttntioo and with favoint'le con
sideration. There t elng absolutely no profit to l's In
our Astoria exchange al present rates, we
desire that the few cheap telephones now
In ll lt rllnntfi.1 1 . ,r lul MurV lal.i.luinna
( at the btlerv teleuhone rale, that we
may be. in a slight degree, recompented
for the additional service lurnlsheil; and
also that the service may lie Improved
thereby because of the difficulty In hear-
I rut a person when speaking through one
of the cheaier telephones.
From the aiiove you will no il.mbt de
dure that we are perfectly willing to fur
nish a night, .lay, and ,'lumlay service
to suhscrliier having liattery telephones.
I have written Mr. Clinton 10 this effect,
ami he will at once call i.ikiii the few
subMTlhera having Ihe cheap-r instru
ments and endeavor to have them change
to the battery instrument. You"- truly.
T. II. THATCH KU, llwMmr.
It seems that the telephone company Is
perfectly willing to put in the addltonal
service, which requires the employment of
more help, providing that all of the
phones In use are battery phones. In
quiry yesterday of Manager Clinton re
vealed the fuct that all of the Instru
ments In Astoria today nre battery
phones with Ihe txceptlon of sixteen. The
new battery phone only costs fifty cents
more than Ihe old-fashioned instrument,
and they are so far siiierior that there
la no comparison between them. With
this explanation there would appear to
be no reason why the new Instruments
should not be adopted, and the new sys
tem of night and Sunday s. rvlce Inaugu
rated. The additional cost Is so trilling on
Ihe sixteen instruments, thnt It is hardly
probable any objection will bo mnde by
GREAT OAKS FROM LITTLE ACORNS
Is a line from the trlle old verse we used
to recite In our schoolboy days, lt has
a forcible application to those small ail
ments which we are apt to disregard un
til they reach formidable proportions. A
fit of indigestion, a "slight" attack of
constipation. It Is nnimcd, will soon pass
off, but is very apt to get worse, and In
the meantime is neglected until the ail
ment becomes chronic, and then. If not
entirely eradicated, is a constant annoy
ance and menace of worse consequences,
for diseases, recollect, bet one another.
How much wiser to resort to a course of
Hosteller's Stomach Hitters at the out
set of the malady than to temporize with
It at the start, or treat It with violent
remedies In Its maturity. He on time
.with disease, or It may "floor" you.
Malarious, rheumatic and kidney com
plaints, dyspepsia, constipation, bilious
ness and nervousness are all disorders
of rapid growth, and should be "nipped
In the bud" by a timely resort to the
With thirty-six people, at Fisher's Op
era House, Friday, February 2!st. Read
up and see who she is. You will find
that she has the best attraction on the
TO WASH DISHES PROPERLY,
To the woman with whom tho love of
cleanliness and daintiness Is Inherent the
manner In which the ordinary servant
washes dishes is maddening. Glass, sil
ver, china, are all crowded, helter-skelter,
Into a dishpan full of warm water, a
cake of soap Is next added, and while
this swims In Ihe tepid suds, a greasy
dishcloth Is used to "swab" off each ar
ticle before It Is removed from the pan
and placed on the table to drain.
Dishes to be cleansed properly should
be washed, as It were, In courses. Into
a perfectly clean pan of scalding water,
to which have been added a few drops
of ammonia, go first the glasses, each
one of which must be dried rapidly with
a soft linen cloth. Now the washing
powder or the soap, Inclosed In a shaker,
or, lacking this, In a deep cup, goes In
the pan, and the silver Is washed, each
piece being rubbed to a polish while still
hot. Last comes the china, from which
the grease must have already been rinsed.
As many plates, etc., cool the suds, boil
ing water must be pnueed In as often as
needed. The sctet of bright npijjiol
Islfed taWeware Is never' fo-allow a "dish
to drain. Each lilt of crockery or metal
j n t)T m)fiC
Cor. Tnlh and Commtrvll.
... .1 - 1 - "
must l-e wiped Hie moment II Is drawn
from the hot suds. Not one servant In
a hundred will follow this rule, unless
constantly reminded hv the mistress thai
she must do siv The price of well
weshed dishes la, like nil other dnlnty
houses oik, the n-lstress' elernnl vlgb
Interesting Items Culled From Oregon's
A committee of MO la talked of In Jose,
plilne county to meet and suggest meth
ods by which taxation can le reduced
and our finances put In business-like
shspe. If office-seekers are excluded and
men selected for their Intcgrliy and finaii
rial Interest In Josephine's affairs, II
might do some good; but If run aa a ma
chine lo further Ihe Interest of tills or
that mnn and parly, It annul! lie dis
pense.! with its well llrst its last. -Omul's
Thirty-live men sre employed at Ihe
Waldo copper mines near Grain's l'asa al
present. Sv me are running a tunnel,
some sinking a shaft, nnd others erecting
a smelling plant, which was shipped In
last fall from Cres.vnt City. A well
defined vein of copper feel thick Is
being followed In Ihe tunnel, and there
Is ore enough In sight to Justify the ex
penditure the comiMiiiy Is making on the
work. At' the Illinois river work haa
been susieiided for the season on ac
count of the lose of Hie brldg Ihe state
of the stream preventing Ihe etecll m, of
another until spring.
Hop contracts on future cropa are !
ginning to make Ihelr appearance at the
county clerk's office. Yesterday one cov
ering a period of three years waa filed.
It Is between I- q. Bower, or S:lvetton
precinct, and the Pacific Hop Company,
of Seattle. By Its terms Mr. Ilower la
to furnish the comany I&.MI pounds of
hops raised by Mm during each of ihe
years 1MW, KT and IS'", I hey lo be de
livered on board Ihe cars at Sllverlon.
The price he Is to receive Is t, 1 and
cents, respectively, tin Hie 1 -t of Sep
tember of each year he will he entitled
to receive an allowance of 'tj e,-n's If
he desires Statesman.
Those who Imsglne that til editorial
chair Is cushioned wilh rose, or that
tunning a paper Is an uninterrupted pic
nic, will b enlightened by the following:
Two postal cards came to this nrtT-e this
morning from Oregon postmasters, no
tifying Ihe office thul two suiwerlliers
refused lo take Ihe japer out of Ihe
office. The reason given on the cards
for this refusal as give verbatim as
Ihey come from Ihe postmasters. The
reason given on Ihe first Is as follows
"He aes you sav Clevelln la a hon.isi
man." The reason on Ihe second rani
Is: You speak In favor of Clevellng."
The Joke of II Is tlmt Ihls pnix-r tins
never, .luring all Its elst, n. e. spoken
I word "In favor . of clevellng "-Salem
Hermann has Introduced a bill In Ihe
house to allow mineral entries under the
mineral land law upon the Cascade fur
est reserve. What Is needed Is that this
whole res.-rve be reduced to aomothlng
like a reasonable slie and that much of
the good lands therein be thrown open lo
settlement. Oregon needs more Hoplc
and II Is ruinous pollry to tie up an area
larger than several of the Eastern ststes
In please Ihe mountain climbers or to till
Ihe pockets of tlmlier speculators. A
forest reserve about some of our lofty
mountains, craters and the big raves in
Southern Oregon would be a goo I thing,
but the .re sent reserve Is a serious draw
hark to Ihe settlement and development
of this stale, utul Ihe people cannot urge
this too sti-ongly upon out representatives
al the national rapltal.-Alhany Herald
The fishermen enk-amd In fishing on
the Willamette Ik I ween Ihls place and
Portland have organised a union of their
own, Indcpcnenl of the Columbia River
Fishermen's Protective Association anil
Its memls-rs, nnd the securing of better
market advantages in ihe fishermen of
the Willamette. The organisation haa
some members, and expects to have
between f and 71) members when the
fishing season ocns. The president Is
Jonathan Humphrey, of Oregon City;
vice president, John Frlckson. Oswego;
secretary, ,M. Rlchurds. Oregon City.
The central board Is cunioaed of M. A.
Magoon. W. II. Jennings and J. Haines,
of Oswego. The financial affairs of the
association Is In their hands, and they
also art as a board of arbltratoors to
settle any difficulty between the mem
bers. The association starts with flat
tering prospects for Its success, and Its
promoters hope to make It a permanent
fixture an I capable of doing much good
lo the fishermen. Oregon City Enterprise.
NOTICK TO TAX-PAYKRfl.
Notice Is hereby given that Ihe tax roll
for lifi la now In my hands for collec
tion. Taxes must Ik- paid on or before
April I, Pi!, to save additional costs.
JAS. W. HA UK,
Sheriff and Tax Collector.
Get your boat rails made by Ihe As
toria Tent and Awning Co. Invest
HlTCHKIiS IT TO PATH.
The mania for special sales seems to
have taken possession of the American
people. There Is not a dry goods store
In New York which does not have In
numerable counters bearing Ihe magic
words "Special Sule." Hut the climax
was reached ihe olhcr day when a
butcher In Ihe neighborhood of Carmine
street hung a sign In his window resiling,
"Special Sale, for This Day Only-Roast
of Veal, only 8 Cents a Pound." A Jer
sey City butcher has followed Ihls lend
ami now advertises weekly "special sales"
of lamb, beef and million.
"How did Ihls doosld ilnco get
mime?" asked the visiting Mrillslier.
"Night It was named," explained
Oslikosh citizen, "Ihey was. a lot of fel
lers drlnkln' hot Scotch. Finally Ihey
got full an' decided 13 name the town
'Hot Hootch,' but by that tlnm they was
so full that the Highest they could come
to It was 'Oslikosh,' an' liny let It no
"Haw! 'Ow American:''
SI'RE TO HE A LIKENESS.
"There's a photograph of (Irumpers In
the window back there "
"Well, I knew he wouldn't look pleas
ant, even for a pholographer."
MIGHT HAVE KNOWN.
Young Wife Hubby, dear, do you love
me better than you pipe?
Young Hustmnd-What a foolish ques
tion to ask, dear.
Young Wife (sadly)-Yes; I might have
known without asking.
A twister In twisting
May twist him a. twist,
For In twisting a twist
Three twists make a twist;
Rut If one of the twists
Untwists from the twist.
The twist untwisting .
Untwists the twlat
f'That. ItV when It's fwl.ted with
other twin than MARSHALL'S.
llmbg, u an
fjBAR IN MiN-Not on of
Hons it as good ai Ilia itciiuiini.
Is always prepared
And all kinds of Commercial Printing at Prices as
Low, If not the Lowest in tho City.
AH GOOD Fishermen
The BEST-wHThc STANDARD
ELMORE, SANBORN & CO., Agents.
Having niovrd to Itoiul street, lo .I.e. r
from Ji ff's reainurnnl, I respectfully In-
vlte my friends and others In r...d of;
good, honest footwear, lo cull on lue tn t
the new Place. New work ns well us re-'
pairing. Good workmanship and live and!
let live prices. S. A. tilMlli:.
BUYERS AND BBl.LKR
The following transfers ef real estst.
were filed In the efllce ef Keceid-r Hun-
F. J. Webber and wire lo Mart'ti
Foard, south W feet of Lot
HIiK-k H, Shlvely.s Astoria I J".
F. J. Webber and wife to II. II
Ingalls. north W feet of the
south fsixHM feel of Ixit I', Itloclt
11. Bhlvcly's Asotrlu 3'''
The following list of letters ws. silver.
Used Bt the Asloritt poslolllce I 'ebnml
cross, Aleck. Pekar. J. K.
Do UigeMlssOeorgleShelliy, Mrs. 1! H.
Harris. Miss K. M. Welch, Martin.
Lev Charlie CI
Johnson, Alfrld (SI Nleml, Victor Ci
When calling far any of Ihs above let
ters, plsas. say "advarllsd "
HERMAN WISE. P. M.
MARINE ENGINE FOR SALE,
One new, upright, x duplex marine en
gine. A bargain. Apply
THOMAS STEEL, Rert Iver,
No. tr. First Street, Portland, Oregon.
SHILOH'S d'HE. the great Cough
and Croup Cure, Is In great d-niund.
Pocket slse contains twei.ly-IKe dosi s
only 26 cents. Children love II. Sold
by J. W. Conn.
TEACHERS' K X A M I N AT ION.
Examination for certificates In tench In
Clatsop county, Oregon, will be held, be
ginning at 1 o'clock p. m Wednesday.
Feb. 12. at McClure (Court street)
school house. Astoria, Or. Applicants
will be present provptly nnd remain until
Examination for teachers' stale diplo
ma will be held on Saturday, February
IS, beginning at 9 a. m., at same place.
H. S. LYMAN,
School Hupt.. Clatsop Co., or.
KifBerlf BOSTM JOTRNH ft? fllEWTRV
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Contains a large number of Short, Easy,
Practical, Interesting and Poiilar, Hslenll
flc articles, that can be apprrelnli-d and
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though he knew little or nothing of sci
ence. Profuse'y Illustrated and free
Newsdealer, 10 cents. $i per year
E7Mention this paper for a sample copy.
Largest circulation of any
. Scientific pjper in th woild
Published Monthly by
BENJ. LILLARD, New York.
In th. b.c, -log, ch..l, or
the host rf rountf rfelU end Imlla-
to print to order
fifty dullars reward will be paid f..r
the ie.i..ny of the l.e.ly of John Nelson,
supposid lo have Im-n drown. d In Ihe
Columbia river n Haiuiduy, I'M'ri-'ary s,
W H. ID ifiMDN.
II A. MATTHEWS,
hSTORIA PUBLIC LIBRARY!
KIIAH.Nii KuilM r'liKK TH All..
Op. n everv day fri.lil ,1 ', !,. ft ;m
ntul t. " ' io !l;:'ll p. m
Siih-criplinti rules ,'! imt annum.
Smith.! rof. I levant Bud Do.nf .!.
B. F. ALLIEN
Wjil I'spe,, Siil.i," M.lrtL'i, pjlnt.,
Oil. IIIjii, ft.. .I.' .tint M.tll ft.
knit, and fLmtKm (mod.
.lf5 Conimcrvlnl Htrcet.
and yuu will reach itiuli.i,
Kansas Cliy, or SI. Louis,
. n whole day uhcuil of Ihe
itoin who takes any oilier
And mm, will travel n
whole lot' uiort. C'linfortit
bly than lie will, too.
Tickets Ma Ihe liurllng
tou lo all mucin and Boiitii
ein cIHih alii on sale lit
l'i ''"'"I ticket olllce. Ask
for one ami be sunt you
Lclters of Impilry ad
dressed to ihe undersigned
will receive prompt atten
tion. A. C, SI I ELI o, G. A
Furnished rooms, facing Ihe river, by
Hie week or momh. No children. M) )7,
street, p. E. Ferchen.
Wanted -. m. ,ii and Wfo ,p((
board and rooms will, private family.
Iteleii ncr-s exiiiniiged. Address hy et,.r
.1. 0. Illulr, cure of Asloriil'i.
WANTKD Agenui tn represent tha
old National Life Insurance c, .rf
Mnmpeler. VI. For furl her In forma
tion, address (J. M. Rtolp. General S
WANTED-Man or lady t. collect," do
niii. o li.-e work, and manage agent.!
You will deal through your leidln" m.r.
chants Something new and very pop"
ml'n P"" f". Pn. Posltl.n per.
mansnt. Ssnd fur ref.r.nee. and tea
c.nt. for full particular.. John Finn.,
Mgr., P. O. Box tU, St. Lui, Uo.
.1 PA N ES H GOODH-Just " ouMnstM.
elv,d-jus what y.u want, at Wing
T.'., B4J Commercial itrset.