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"PRIDAY 3Iay o, 1876.
Drifts and Tow Heads 1876.
Upper Astoria, Clatsop counts', Oregon. 1
April 1M, 1G. J
At a Special meeting of the Colum
"bia River Fishermens Beneficial Aid
Society, the following regulations for
t.liA fnvrrniiirmt cf fill nnnotrnot
were adopted. That the following ,
-drifts and tow heads be established
for the fishing season of 1S7G.
First Drift. 'From "Woody Island
to Brown's point.
Second Drift. From Brown's Point
inside of Snag Island to the 12th red
Third Drift. From the loth buoy
to Tongue Point.
Fourth Drift. From Tongue Point
to a point a little west of Booth's
Cannery, at a place to be designated
by a Spile Or POme permanent mark.
Fifth Drift. From the termilia-
tion Of the 4tll drift tO Smith's Point,
Sixth Drift Prom Smith's Point
tO the 1 aclllC Ucean.
Nsventii JLiriit. v rom tne rea ouov
in the Prairie channel to
Point up or down.
Eighth Drift. The big snag in
Chinook shoot will be considered a
The fishermen in Astoria, in coun
cil have mutually agreed to bind
'themselves to be governed by the
foregoing drifts, and it is expected
from boats outside of the Society that
they will also conform to the same.
Any fisherman who is not fortunate
enough to be a member of this Societv
has still another opportunity to join
this Society, by applying before the
10th da' of 3Ia3r, 1S76, in accordance
with the notice published elsewhere
in the Astoriax. After -which time
the initiation fees will be raised to
By order of the Societv,
THOMAS DEALEY, Sec.
Take Your Lor vl Paim r. A man in Marion 1
county lat week saved ?130 by taking his
local paper, the Mercury, and there is a man
in this county, near Urownsville, who told us, 1
a hort time ago, that he had made an M)-aerc
a iiuil nine ii-u, 111.11 iiu ji.iu iii.uiu aiiou-jiurc
tract of land by being a reader of the Demo- i
crat. lie had been wanting for a long time to
buy an SO. adjoining his farm, but could get no
track of the owner, who was a non-resident of t
the srate, and hnally saw it advcitiscu lor
'tax sale in the Dcmociat. He attended "tho
sale and bought it for a nominal sum, and is
now the owner of it. Albany J)emoctat.
Temple Lodge, No. 7, A. F. A. M.
Regular Communications first and
third Saturdays in each month, at 7.:J0
o'clock. i m., at the Hall in Astoria.
Members of tho Order, in good standing, are
invited to attend. Dy ordei of tho T. M.
Beaver Lodge, 2To. 35, 1. O. O. F.
Meet every Thursday evening. -jrS-at
8 o'clock, in the Odd Fellow's S
Hall, cor. of Cass and Chenaimis".'"
streets, Astoria. Members of the '"Vk
Order are invited to attend. Dy order, N. G,
Astoria Lodge No. 40, L O. G. T.
Regular Meeting every Saturday Evening
.at 8 o'clock, at Good Templar's Hall, Chena
mus Stieet, Astoria, over C. L. Parker's
Store. Members of the Order, in good stand
ing, are invited to attend. Degree meeting 1st
Monday each month. Dy order W. C. T.
Youngs River Grange, P, of H.
Meets on the fourth Sat
urday of each month at
11 o'ciocK a. m. ratrons rtSJ
4n good standing are invited to attend.
Ly order of W. M.
Regular meetings first Monday evening in
each month, at iy o'clock
&5 Persons desiring to have matters acted
upon bj" the Council, at any regular meeting,
-must present tho same to tho Recorder, or
Mayor on or before tho "Friday evening prior
'to the Monday on which tho Council holds its
I. W. CASE, Mayor.
F. J. Taylor, Recorder.
C. R-. P. B. A Society Notice.
Any fisherman on tho Colum
bia River, wishing to join the
x isnermans Association can a-
ply in person or by letter to tho following
officers of tho Association. J. J. Nice, Pres
ident, Wateriord ; B. V. Shcppard, Manhat
"ten Fishery, Lodge Deputy; and Thomas
Dealey Secretary, Astoria, Oregon. A cor
dial invitation is hereby tendered to all to
avail themselves of thi privilege.
15y order of the President.
THOMAS DEALEY, Secretary.
FINANCE AJND TRADE.
Gold in New York, 112M.
Legal Tenders in Astoria buying SS; sell
Trade Dollars, 02 buying; OSfll selling;
-half dollar, iiii1 buying; S'T&i'" selling.
Coin exchange on i;an Francisco Y per cent
Currency exchango on San Fmneisco Y per
Coin exchange on New York per cent, pre
mium. Telegraphic transfers on Now York 1 per
Currency exchange on New York percent
Gold Bars S00 par.
San Francisco 3IarJkcts.
Flour. Extra, $5 00tf 00.
A hcat-uppers will give ?1.,U for xshoico;
lnf! nlonL'-aulft vessels: iiiillers nrn iiAvin?
Darley Light brewing, SI 20:. -choice, SI 3714
feed, Si 201 25; Bright Chevalier, $1 40 14a.
Rye-S175. Oats-S:200&2 50.
Potatoes Best l?etaluma, Tomales and.
Humboldt, $1S0 190.
Hay S1319 for ccucmon to choice.
Livoruool Avhoat market to-day .Udflfl lOd
ffor average California; 9s lOUlUOs ud forclub. I
Shipping Port of Astoria.
CLEARANCES AXD DEPARTURES.
Oriflamme. ss 10S2 tons Bolles, forS "F May 5.
ARRIVALS FROM SEA.
Gnscie Telfair, str., 413 ton. Gardner, fra Sitka
Jane A. "Falkinburg, bkt., 300 tons, Hubbard, fm
Honolulu, May 2.
Kate L. Herron, sch 26 tons, Thompson, fm Tilla
mook, May 2.
AVeufoot,I$kt.,32 tons,Vheelvrright,fm S.F.Apr 24
"Wave Queen. Br bk, 853 tons, Anderson, fm 2few
cthtle.N S AV., April IT.
Tarn O'Shanter, Bkt.,fil0 tons, Patterson, fm S. F.
RnerLune, Br sh., 1135 tons, Williams, fm S. F.,
Hazard, brig, 39fi tons, Walker fm-S. F. April 11
Caller Ou, Br. bk., (574 tons, Rea, fm Isl. Java. Apr" 9.
W. H. Thorndike, bk.,9 days fm Alaska,March22.
VESSELS OS THE
Modoc, bkt fm Sen Francisco, May 1.
Orient, brip, 312 tons, Swan, fm S J?
Portland, bkt, 4f)4 tons, Gage, fm S. F.
firfrnni.in sfli 7J tniK. Pinnnll- fill SF.
ajcianctiion, bkt 2. tons.Mansen, fm s F
I Assaye, 12S1 tons, Ritchie, fm Cardiff via Rio.
' Canoxna, SJO ts, Ro&scr. fm Glasgow via Honolulu,
j Centaur. Got- bk 4(8 tons, Offaron.fm Hongkor.g,
Duart Bsu gj1jp M6 tons fm Europe, via AusfcraV-
a and anangai
Enid, Br bk., 49K tons, Renouf fm Port Chalmers.
I l'orw anl,Br bk., 744 tons, Strachan, f in Hongkong,
' Garibaldi, bk, GTO tons, Xoycs, from Hongkong.
Hero of theXile. Br bk.. 335 tons.TJvke, tm Mk!-
bourne, Feb 21.
Otto. Br bk 405 tons, Carter, fm Liverpool Oct 14
Uobort Bright. Br. bk. S09 ton, Hennings from
Shields, March 13.
Sierra Xeada, b s, 1250 tens. Koerner, fm Iquique.
Sam G. Reed, .sh, fi5fi tons, "White, from Hongkong.
Trevelyan, Brbk 1042 tons, Edwards, fm Newcastle
Woodside, Brbk. 700 tons Montgomery, 95 days fm
Table bay. April 1.
Tide Table lor Astoria.
(From tables of United States Coast Survey.)
...11 : 11 AS....
. (i 00,
. (i 41 ,
. 7 2S
. 8 12
. 8 31
. !l XI
... 3 17
... (' 20
... (5 32
.... 7 22
... 7 57
... S 37
... 0 10
4 03 1
4 50 10 -
4 52 0
2o 12 13 11 50 1
Tln liv?f1it ic rrlrrnnn rrini tTinloVol lf flV- '
j-ti. iiir,u - j -.iiuiiv v.. i..w - " 1
c lowest water, to which the soundings are I
:. n.Z n,
o:ist Purvey cliarts. AN hen tho
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TIAVACO STEAM NATIGAT10X
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
WILL PE IN READINESS TO DO
all kinfls of towing at reasonable
rates. Either tho Canby or Varuna will
make trips every
FOll IIAVACO (Unity),
gT CALLING AT WAY POllTS,-
And return the same day. Leaving at
tho u-ual hour, S o'clock, A. 31.
K55 Th reputation of these steamers guar
actecs safe and speedy transit to any point
C55 3'or.chartor, freight, passago, or tow
age, apply on board, or at tho otliceof tho
Company-ln Case's Building, Astoria, or to
J. II. J). GRAY, Agent.
By order of L. A. L00M1S. President.
Unity ana Oysterville Stacss I
liOomjs fc Carrutlicrs - - Proprietors
STAGES IN THE ABOVE LINE
will leave Unity Tuesdays and Satur
dayson the arrival of tho
IT, WACO a?j .
STEAM 1H, COMPANY'S STEAMER
From Astoria, and will leave Oystervjllo Men
days and Fridays, connecting with tho llwo
Steam Navigation Company's sioamer for
ifcrT Passengers Ticketed through; also,-thro'
bills of ladintr given for fr'eisht.
To Masters and Shippers.
r The 'Warehouse of the
ASTOEIA PAinBERS COMPANY
Is prepared to receive Grain on Storage at
tho followiug rates: 'S cents jcr ton for the
first month, and :T cents per ton per month
after the rirst month, or fraction of a month.
FOll WHARFAGE HATES,
APPLY AT TEHE OFFICE OF THE
COMPANY, AT ASTORIA.
RsT" Superior accommodations for discharg
ing ballast, at reasonable rates.
S. D. ADAIR, Secretary.
TO THE PUBLIC.
the last sailing
Sloop "ELIZA" 2
Forthe season of lb7-3,.the undersigned is now
in tne field 'Tor business, under charters for
any point on tho Lower Columbia.
tew Punctuality is my motto. For charter,
Freight, or passage, apply to
C. W. 11 AMBLIN, Master.
COLUMBIA RIVER TILOTS.
r-r Office at the
iLfej OCCIDENT HOTEL,!
II. A. SNOW,
M. M. GLLJf AN,
A. VAN DUSEN'S MERCHANDISE.
X i 1 '. '. : : . 1 1 '.
Full Spring .Stock!
The Old Corjjer.
A. VAN DTT3EN,
"Wholesale and Retail Dealer in
Comer Main and Chcnaraus Streets,
PRICE THIS STOCK,
jsaF0It IT CANNOT BE BEAT.
h iq h h. h 5 o h h hhfofch
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Prices, including Gauge and Handles, &ix feet,
nine Dollansc fi feet !.75: 7 feet, 10 50.
Orders promptly filled by
A. VAN DUSEX, Sole Agent,
for Astoria, Oregon.
J. N. ARMSTRONG,
Having built anew building, specially adap-
the business, next door to Dr. hin
on the Koauway, is now
pared to tako
First Class Pictures,
At reasonable prices. Call and cecuro
shadow ore the substance fades.
D. K. Warrkn. C. A. McGuirk.
Astoria Market !
Corner of Chenamus and Cass streets,
"WARREN & McGTJIRE, Proprietors,
(Succc.ori to llobxin A: Warren,)
Wholesalo and Retail Dealers in all kinds of
Fresh and Cured Meats!
A full line of Family Groceries,
CANNED FRUIT. VEGETABLES, ETC.
ttS" Butter, Eggs, Cheese, etc. constantly
v&T Ships supplied at the lowest rates.
Main Street, Astoria Oregon,
RESPECTFULLY CALLS THE ATTEN
tion of tho public to the fact that tho
above Market will always be supplied with a
FULL VARIETY BEST QUALITY
FRESH ANDCURED MEATS!
"Which will be sold at lowest rates, wliolesalo
and retail. Special attention given to supply
German Sausage Factory
New Building Parker House Block.
Main Street, Astoria.
J. S. MAYER, - Proprietor.
rtf ADDITION TO THE MANUFACTURE
of all sorts cf the Cleanest and Be made
Sausage from tho best duality .of Pork and
Leef, at the above stand, in quantities sutli
cient tosuppply the trado Uaa just opened a
PRESERVES axd CAKKED FRUIT,
And a good qualityof Cigars and Tobacco.
IHTFresh Butter, Cheese, Eggs, Hams, Ba
con and shouldcrs.jclways on hand.
ltSFrosh "Rrpf Pnrk. Mutton, nnrl YWftt-
bles supplied to order.. Call and giv.emoja
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fin feSl! sSw
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2 2 tnt"!?1 M
3L 'W. CASE MERCHANDISE.
I W. CASE'S
or. Cliciinmiis and Casn Streets,
ASTORIA, OK EG e..
Dry Goods, t Hardware,
NAILS AND ROPE!
Boots and Shoes,
Hats and (aps,
Paints. Oils $ Window
AND A FULL SUPPLY OF
DOORS & WINDOWS,
WHICH WILL be SOLD CHEAPER
THAN EVER BEFORE.
S'As I am making a speciality in
that line of business, parties in vaiit of
Doors and "Windows will find it to their
advantage to call.
1. 17. CASE.
"Roots & shoeS
MABE TO ORDER,
AXD SATISFACTION CUjARASTEED,
A. W. CONE, - - Astoria,
Sign of the Golden Shoe.
Josh Billings Hits on Facts,-.
Human napmness seems
to be sumthinc that every-
boddy is lookin after, but
don't expekt to find ehpesh
allyef their bootsdon't fit.
xnyTho public of Astoria and surrounding
country are pretty well assured of tho fact
that Cono's manufacture of Boots and Shoes is
of the finest and best quality, and that they
arc mado to fit.
xtGT-Furthcrmorc, tho prices correspond with
tho times, hence human happiness .is within
J the reach of evory inhabitant who would havo
J hi" feet proporly incsised by tho Loot maker
of Astoria who is qualheu to lit tho toot.
SIGJSOF THE GOLDEN SUOE,
Main Street, Astoria.
New Store. New Goods.
IjST THE SUMMERS BUILDING,
Chcnamu3 Street, Astoria.
J. C. TRULLINGER,
"Would Rospcctfully Announce
To tho Citi.ens of Astoria and Vicinity,
That he is now here, and has Opened at the
Abovo AVcll known Stand,
A LARGE AND COMPLETE STOCK
Dry Goods, Clothing,
BOOTS AND SHOES,
And everything required for daily use, down
to a sack of Flour or Feed from my own mills
in Washington County, which will bo sold at
tho lowest market rate.
itiVl invite tho public generally to -call and
oxamino my stock and prices. Having located
permanently in Astoria I " mean business."
K-75"The Saw mill is now in running order,
with a full boom of choico logs, and L am also
prepared to fill orders, largcor small, .on short
notice, for any kind of 'lumbor.
J. C. TRULLINGER.
Y. "W. BOUTON,
.boat sunder, j?mgM:
OYSTEKTILLE, l'ACIEIC COUNTY, '.V.T.
K35 All kinds of work done to order 'in tho
For Freight or Charter.
THE Al NEW SLOOP,
'Geo. Flavel, 3L.
TRED WASS Master.
Is now -in readiness for business, and offers
superior accommodation to tourists on thebay.
tt- Will carry freight or passengers to any
point at reasonable rates. Apply on board.
VV Manufacturer of
Barrels, Kits, Tanhs,
3EAK KIXSEY'S ASTORIA FISHERY,
"Will attend to all orders -in-tho, above lino
promptly, and in a satisfactory manner, at
reasonable prices. .23ia
T7T7CIT crniiT.v nv imvvTVif?i .v
Vrntta Astral Coal Oil. These oils -are
perfectly safe and produce a magnificent light;.
For sale by 1. W. CASE
T?ROM AND AFTER TIIIS DAT&
X charges and advances on freight land
ed at the 0. S. S. Co.'s Wharf, Astoria, must'
oe paid ueioro mu irciyuLaoAvu iuu ware-
house. J. G. HUSTLER,
aPrinted at the Astcrian-Office.
WATCHMAKER and JEWELER,
ANNOUNCES TO THE PEOPLE OF
.Astoria and vicinity that ho is now pre
pared to do all kinds of
WATCHMAKING AND JEWELLING
in tho neatest possiblo manner. All work
warranted. IRA CUTTING,
Chenamus street, Astoria, Ogn.
N. F. MUDGE, '
Contractor and Builder.
A LL KINDS OF CARPENTER
promptly attended to.
55" Special attention given
to wharf and
mill construction. Address:
N. F. MUDGE, Contractor,
Sign of the Keel Boot
MAIN STREET, ASTORIA.
Kext door to P. H. Fox, Tailor,
Tho only p3aeo in Astoria, whero you can get
a perfect fit and tho best French stock. IsTever
mind what Josh Hilling says. 1 mean busi
ness. GIvo me a call. JOHtf WILDER.
Hot, Cold and
AT OCCIDENT HOTEL,
HATH DRESSING SALOON.
PS" Special attention paid to LADIES' and
CHILDREN'S HAIR CUTTING
ST Private Entrancefor Ladies'!
MAIN STREET, ASTORIA, OREGON.
T. BHAMEL Proprietor.
rpHIS NEW PLACE OF BUSI-
JL nes3:snow prepared to servo
In Every Style, to Order.
Tho Proprietor will, as in times past, strivo
to merit a share of the public patronage
WARRANT SATISFACTION TO-
ANY WHO MAY FAYOR
HIM WITH A CALL.
Meals at all Hours!
POSITIVELY NO CHINAMEN
IN MY EMPLOY.
Tho Engino bolonging to
Astoria Firo Company No. 1 ,
For further particulars inquire -of
tho Committoo on Public "
By order of the Common Council,
FRANK J. TAYLOR, ReooTucr.
C. E. Jackins & Co-
Cor. Min and Jefferson Sts.,
Dealers in all kinds of Stoves,
Tin -and Sheet Iron Ware ! -
lfcS-Copper Tea-kettles, pressed Tea-kettles,
burnished Tea .and Coffoo pots, porcelain, tin
lined, and pressed Iron sauce pans, fancy and
plain vent Thimble covers, lino Dustpans ana
brushes, cast iron Lake ovens, otc, etc., etc.,
embracing about 33,$! articles too numerous
to mention, for old Bachelors, maids, children
and married folks.
KS" Agents-for the salo -of tho celobrated
Occident Cooking Stoves.
Astoria Brewery Saloon,
And Bottled Beer Depot J
MAIN STREET, ASTORLV.
The Best Quality Lager Beer,
FIVlTcENTS A GLASS.
J&3 Tho patronage of tho public is respect
fully solicited- Orders for Lager, or Bottled
Beer, in any quantity, promptly tilled.
K8 Free Lunch day and night
House and Sign Painting,:
Special attention" paid to Country work
Shop on Sqneraoqha street, '
ASTORIA, - - - OEEJO.Y.
Having completed my shop (between
Tallman's landing and "Wcstport on -the Co
lumbia rivtr,; J am now prepared-to build
FISHING BOATS, ROW BQ&TS,
SKIFFS, ETC., ETC,
everything n the line of hoats. Gopper fa&
tecod boats a speciality."
My-motto is; first class woxkfora-fair ro
nmueration. ?. O. Address. ' .
T.DIUSCOLL. AVoport Ogn..
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