2?to -DhxIu starasn.
FRIDAY-.- MARCH 23, 1S3
Sunrise at sis.
The Queen is due this morning.
J. G. Ross advertises a suite of
rooms to let.
The Lilian is carrying lumber
E'xSenator Grover -will in future
reside in Portland.
All the land offices are doing a
land office business.
Cant Korts, late of the Tacoma,
is on the incoming steamer.
The new Odd Fellows' temple is
assuming an ornate appearance.
The John W. Marr and Boldon,
henco to Queenstown, have arrived
W. E. Dement & Co. advertise a
fino display of decorations for Easter
Herring arc coming in largo
quantities into Yaquina and Aleea
E. C. Holden, city assessor, was
busy distributing assessment blanks
The Cape FJattery military tele
graph line has been completed as far
as Ncah bay.
E. C. Holden announces an
auction sale of of furniture nt eleven
o'clock to-morrow morning.
The steamer State of California
broke one of the fans of her propeller
on her latest trip to San Francisco.
The Queen like, her predecessors,
was obliged tq leave freight at San
Francisco. She has a large crowd
Portland post of the G. A. R.,
proposes to have a grand reunion of
soldiers and sailors in that city on the
4th of next July.
Capt. Whitcomb, of the Gee.
Miles, was busy yesterday taking on
freight. The boat sails this morning
with freight and passengers for Gray's
L. L. Clifford, who recently went
to Portland to draw $2000 from ;he
A. 0. D. W., for a death benefit, and
who was reported as having been
murdered in that city, has been een
in Jacksonville, heading eastward.
At a meeting of the Cpquille
Packing company last evening the or
ganization was perfected; the major
portion of tho stock is now issued.
The officers are D. H Getchell, presi
dent; E. It. Hawes, treasurer; J. W.
The run of smelt in the Columbia
reached this place last Friday, and
since then ten tons of them have been
dipped out of tho rivsr along the
wharves by numerous boys and men
with dip-nets made of netting or bags.
The sport has been much enjoyed by
all concerned. Yacourer Independent.
To-day is Good Friday, the most
solemn of all the fasts of the church.
On this day is commemorated the cru
cifixion on Calvary, and throughout
the Christiau world, in habiliments of
woe, with darkened altars aud peni
tential psalms the faithful fast and
pray, that by penance their sins and
transgressions may be pardoned.
They have a" peculiar city council
in Portland. At its last session the
legislature passed a new charter for
the city, which granted to the mayor
an annual salary of 1,500, and to
each councilman $300. Wednesday
night, when a formal ordinance was
introduced appropriating tho amount
of their salaries, two of the members
protested against receiving pay. Per
haps this action has a precedent in
tho history of municipal legislation in
America, but the fact has never been
By referenco to our advertising
columns it will bo seen that Mr. I.
W. Case is tho sole agent in Astoria
for several of the leading trans-Atlantic
steamship lines. Any person con
templating a trip to Europe, or de
sirous of sending for anyjfriend or rel
ative can do so with no more ex
pense than in the large cities of the
east. Mr. Case issues and honors
bills of exchange in the leading cities
of the continent and possesses equal
facilities in that line with conterapo
sary bankers. The fullest informa
tion relative to rates of passage, pre
paid tickets for those in the old coun
try, etc., furnished on application at
Salmon Packers Union.
The following is a copy of a circular
which is to be sent to every packer of
salmon on the Columbia river:
We the undersigned committee, be
ing duly appointed at a meeting of
the packers held m Astoria, Oregon,
on March 13, 1883, for the purpose of
corresponding with the packers absent
on that occasion, take this mode of so
doing and have to request your co
operation on the following subjects:
1st. To organize a "Pac'-era Pro
tective Onion" on the river with a
view to harmonize amongst ourselves
and to adopt. from time to time, such
measures a3 may advance our iutore3ts
and have a tendency to give mutual
aid to each other.
2nd. To adopt means to asml a
representative from the packers on
this river, to Europe the coming tea
son, in order to protect our interests
and look after the inspection of salm
on in Liverpool and London, and co
operate with other gentlemen now in
England on the same mission.
3rd. To adopt measures of so strin
gent and effective a character as to
protect U3 from the cutting and steal
ing of nets, etc.
4th. To instruct the public in the
difference between Columbia river
and Sacramento river salmon, as num
bers of Sacramento river packers use
the name Columbia or Columbia river,
thereby deceiving the public
5th. To enable us by a concert of
action to propagate salmon in the
river and ask the state and United
States governments to assist us in tho
J. G. Meglek.
J. O. Hanthorx.
TheO. & C. Extension.
The Red Bluff People's Cause saj's:
"While in conversation a few days
since with Gen. Caihvaldur,wt learned
some important facts connected witli
the Oregon division of the Central
PaciGc railroad from Redding to the
northern boundary of the state. Tho
company is massing men, animals,
tools, machinery, etc, on the line of
the extension as rapidly as it is possi
ble at this time. A few daj-s since a
number of tho officers of the company
went up and took a bird's eye view of
the route and found everything in
splendid shape, and ready for active
operation as soon as a force of men
can be put to work. As soon as the
company completes its work on the
Southern Pacific, the whole force will
be put to work on tho Oregon extension-
This will be about the middle
of April. The General says it is the
intention of the company to complete
the work this year if possible; if men
and money, drive and push will ac
complish the undertaking, it will be
done. Villard, no doubt, intends to
try and reach the Southern Oregon
boundary at the earliest possible day,
and the Central Pacific people are de
termined to meet him there.
The steamer Wide West left Portland
at 5:30 yesterday morning and blew
her whistle in front of the dock at this
place at 12:15 v. m. It was purely an
experimental trip. For some time
past the grate bars in this and other
of the O. R. & It. river steamers have
been under change for the purpose of
hereafter burning coal, and yester
day's run was for the purpose of see
ing how the boat behaved herself.
The result was in every way satisfac
tory. Among those on board were F.
T. Dodge, superintendent river divis
ion; John Gates, chief engineer river
division; and D. P. Keene, secretary
for C. H. Prescott. Captain Bab
bidgo brought her down. Further
improvement in speed is expected
when the boat goes on the route under
tho new time table, a time which is
as yet undetermined. The Wide
West left on her return trip at
L'J r. m.
Polio e Court.
David Cozzcns, disorderly, $10; Au
gust Anderson, drunk, $2.
Cape Hancock Record.
Cape Hancock, March 22 a. m.
Bar moderate, wind S. E. strong.
CKD-KIDDELV AXD CURED.
W. E. Huestis, of Emporia. Kan
sas, says that his wife had been sick
nearly seven yeara, and for the last
four months bed-ridden. She has been
treated by a number of physicians and
only grew worse. Her attention was
called to Dr. Pierce's ''Golden Medi
cal Discovery" and "Favorite Pre
scription," which she commenced us
ing. In one week she couldsitup, and
in three weeks could walk about. By
3fcw Rich Blood.
The use of Oregon Blood Purifier.
Why will you cough when Shlloh's
Cure will give immediate relief. Price
10 cts 50 cts and SI. Sold by W.E. Dement
A WOMAM'S EXPERIENCE.
What a Lady of Great Prominence
Has to Say About Her Bez.
On a recent trip by a representative
of this paper to the city of Haverhill,
Mass., a most important incident oc
curred, which cannot fail to be of tho
greatest interest to all, and especially to
our lady readers. Tho newspaper man
met a lady a trifle past middle age with
luxurious white hair that contrasted
strikingly with piercing black eyes.
Shelpossessed a straight, full habit, wom
anlv but commanding, combined with
manners wholly lady-like, and yet pro
nounced. Any acute judge of human,
nature could see at once that he was In
the presence of an unusual personage
one destined to accomplish more than
most of her sex, and to exert aii influ
ence far reaching In its power. This
lady was Mrs. M. Y. Wlngate. Almost
from childhood she has taken a special
interest in the bodily troubles of her
sex and has probably been more suc
cessful in relieving suffering and saving
lives than any other woman in America.
Indeed, she seems to have been to
women what Florence Nightingale and
Dorothv Dix were to the suffering sol
diers. 'Ihe instances of women who
were in the greatest agony ana appar
mitiv bevond ttie reach of human aid.
that she has restored to health and hap
piness, are almost innumerable, ana it
was only natural mat niu scniw suuuiu
become specially inteicsted and wish
to converse with her more in detail.
4,Ilow long have you been engaged in
the practice of medicine Mrs. Win
"For more than 25 years."
"A long time certainly. How did you
happen to enter the field at that early
dav when women In the professions
we're specially frowned down upon V
1 think I must have inherited a taste
from my father, Professor J. C. Wood,
of Harvard college. He was eminent in
tho profession, a hard worker and
enualiv earnest in his recreations. He
hunted considerably and I remember
when only nine years old 1 used to dis
sect the Dims ana animaisneuau Kiueu.
I felt infatuated with medical science,
even then and the infatuation has con
tinued up to the present time.
"And did you oegin your studies so
early in life V
"l can hardly say when 1 began, fori
cannot remember when I did not read
medical literature. You would scarcely
believe It, but I was a slender girl aud
did not weigh over 120 pounds but I
used to sit up night after night until 2
o'clock in the morning poring over my
studies and never dreaming of the flight
ottime. It seemed as though calls for
my attendance on the sick always came
unsolicited. I certainly cannot fix the
date when I first began jiracticing. Of
course most of my patients were women,
and the natural sympathy I felt for ray
sex has increasea during all these years
where I have been brought so closely in
contact with them and have learned to
anticipate their needs and sympathize
with their sufferings. After the open
ing of the Boston Medical College 1 ap
peared before the faculty; passed exam
ination and received a diploma. I had
practiced for years previous to that time
but thought it desirable to receive an
other diploma, which I did without any
-Your experience with the many and
serious diseases of women having been
so extensive must also be valuable?
Can you give me some facts regarding
"I find that woman seems born to suf
fering, and where she avoids it, it is by
reason of some care on her part or owing
to some special renewing power. It is
true some women go through life with
out unusual suffering, but they are none
the less in danger, for there are critical
periods all alone their pathway when
the utmost precaution is required. The
innumerable complaints called female
weaknesses; the irregularities of life
and changes of the system all indicate
the perils which hang over every wom
an's career, and which, unless attended
to, may result disastrously.77
"But is there no way by which the
terrible troubles can be avoided r
"That has been the problem for years.
The habits of life and the demands of
fashion are clearly at war with the
health of women. I have been, perhaps,
unusually successful in my treatment
of their troubles, but there have been
many cases that seemed specially stub
born. I recall one in particular. I had
exhausted all the usual expedients and
the results were uot satisfactory. I be
came worried over the case and really
did not know what to do, but finally
thought 1 would try something out of
the usual line. I had heard u certain
remedy recommended very highly and
sol procured some and made a chemi
cal analysis of it. I found it was per
fectly pure, and that the ingredients
were unusually valuable. So 1 began
giving it to my patient, changing it.
however, into a bottle of my own. To
my great joy it seemed to have an al
most immediate effect and a complete
cure was the result. Since then I have
used it constantly in my practice and
have cured every form of female weak
ness, as well as displacements, dropsical
tumors, cellular dropsy and all such
troubles. 1 have also used it with the
best of results in cases of pregnancy and
gestation. Indeed I have found it of
untold value and benefit.'
"Have you any objection to giving mo
the name of this remedy of which vou
"Xone whatever. It is Warner's Safe
Kidney and Liver Cure."
"Why, that is a proprietary medi
"Certainly, but what of that? 1 have
but one end m view in the treatment of
my patients namely their restoration
to health. In the accomplishment of
this end I prescribe what 1 believe to be
beneficial, no matter what the profes
sional consequences may be."
"I notice in the Xcw York papers that
Doctors Hammond, Agnew and other
prominent physicians arc taking a sim
ilar staud Mrs. Wingate.
"Yes and all independent thinkers in
the profession are bound to do so. I am,
however, on the best of terms with un
professional brethren as you can see,"
and the lady produced a beautiful gold
medal mounted in the form of a badge
which had been presented her by the
medical society, known as the Ensign of
the Humble 1-amily, of which she is a
prominent member. After examining
it closely, the reporter remarked that
the medical profession evidently were
proud of what she had done, as she
might well be in the possession of such
"I am proud of that," she replied, '-and
I was also pleased a short time since to
receive an offer at a large salary to take
the professorship in the new medical
college at Walla Walla, on the Pacific
coast. I do not know how thev heard
of me out there, but I was obliged to
decline their offer.
"And so in your experience with the
diseases of women, you have found suc
cess, and that Warners Safe Cure has
been a most efficient remedy."
"Yes, I have had unusual success and
the remedy of which you speak has
been proven of great benefit. There
are. however, some base imitations of it
to be found in the market; these are
bad and should be avoided, but the gen
uine remedy is one of the very best"
"And has not the practice of your
profession injured your health V
m m w
XXX Horsehead Muslin, iiO yanis
Genuine Lonsdale Muslin, 10 4
New York Mills Muslin,
" UabotA " " 12
Double width Table Linen, per vard
' Turkey Red ' "
" " Satin Damask Tallin Linen, per yard '.
Pure Linen Napkins, per do.
Extra size Towels, " "'
Pure Linen Towels, "
20 yards best brands of Calico for
Tvcoon Reps, all shades, per vard
Trr.i ri -.i -.
jvmurubb naius, per yarn
All wool Momie Cloth, per yard
Double width Lungtry Plaids, per
All wool tsiack Uashmcre, "
All wool, 40 inch, Black Cashmeie,
Jinglish Uashmeres, ail shades, per yard
All wool Shoodah Cloths, double width, per vard
" t: Corded Camels Hair, double width .
Spoon Busk Corset, white and colored, each 75
Jb rench woven Corsets, white and
All shades Silk Fringes, per yard
Cord and Tassels, each . .
Also, bargains in Dress Goods, Domestics, Fancy Goods, Gents
and Boys Clothing and Furnishing Goods, of the latest manufacture.
New Goods on our Ten, Twenty-five and Fiftv Cent tables.
Inspection of goods freely invited at
Sheriff 0' Nell's Bankrupt Store,
Uorner Concomly and Mam Streets,
ISAACS & SXTMMEErpjLD.
3grLook out for our Grand Millinery opening.
"Xo, 1 am better now than ever before
in my life. I froze my limbs last Win
ter, while ridins one cold night to see a
patient and was obliged to remain in
doors for over two months. Otherwise
I am healthy, as you can sec by looking
"And may I publish this interview.
"Yes, if what I have told you should
lift tllP. inMllQ nf tCcioHniT lliv irntnnn
who may be suffering, I shall be per-1
fectly willing to have it published.' i
I'sefnl In tkc Family.
We usually leave it to Doctors to
recommend medicines, but Parker's
Ginger Tonic has been so useful in
our family in relieving sickness and
suffering that w i cannot say tun much
in its praise. Salem Argits.
All persons feeling dull and depressed
or perhaps feverish with no appetite,
no energy, the system Hogged, the liver
torpid, and the bowels inactive, who
are wondering how to findreIief.lMuId
purchase a 50 cent or Si bottle of Svrtip
of Figs, read the circular around' the
bottle, follow the direction, taking a
few doses of this pleasant remedy ami
be restored to health and happiness, it
may be had of W. E. Dement & Co., As
toria. Hodge, Davis & Co., Wholesale Af-nts.
Franlc Fabre's Oyster ami ('Imp.
Those wishing a nice plate of Eastern or
Shoahvater bay oysters cooked in anv
style, or an early breakfast before geinl:
aboard the boat, should call aud ee
him. Fresh Eastern and bhoalwater
bay oysters received by ever .steamer.
C'ns and Iliiliurcl Fixtures.
Silver-plated basin cook, etc., vcrj
elegant and cheap, at Loryea Uros.,
Plumbers and (Jas Fitters. Cheiiamus
street, opposite Dement's Drug .Store.
Ho and look at them.
Dear Julia: (So to "Jeff's Varietv
Chop House for your meals while, in
Astoria. Meet me same time and place
in Portland, next Sunday. ( ; i.
Nitrous Oxlfle (as.
Painless extraction of teeth at Dr.
LaForce's dental rooms over I. W.
Wood Choppers "Wanted.
Men who want to contract for cutting
timber into cord-wood can get a chance
for a contract by calling on Jas. Uki.i.,
Ifcir millinery Spring Stock.
Mrs. Malcom has just received a
splendid new stock of spring millinery,
which she is selling at prices so low
that ladies will find it to their interest
to" give her a call before going else
where. Shlloh's Catarrh Kemedy a posi
tive cure for Catarrh, Diptheria and
Canker Mouth. Sold by . E. Dement
P. J. Goodman, on Chenamus street
has mt received the latest and most
fashionable style of gents anil ladie
loots, shoes, etc Agent in Astoria for
the famous Morrow shoes.
Remember the place where you can
get your pure fresh chocolate creams,
and molasses candy, at Oerkwitz' oppo
site the Uell tower.
Two splendid front rooms, suitable
for gentlemen only, or for office use.
Apply to Alex. Campbell at Gem Saloon.
All the patent medicines advertised
in this paper, together with the choicest
Eerfumery, and toilet articles, etc-can
e bought at the lowest prices, at J. W.
Conn's drug store, opposite Ocidpnt
Physicians' prescriptions carefully
compounded day or night at J. w.
Conn's drug store, opposite Occident
O O D
8 yards for : 1.00
per yard 71
colored .. 1.25
... .............. ifkU
- ASTORIA, OREGON.
Furnished Kooms to Kent
At Mrs. Dennv Uurran's. On Cass
street near Congregational church.
Good Tor Cables.
With a baby at breast nothing is so
useful for quieting my own and baby's
nerves as Parker's Ginger Tonic It
prevents bowel complaints, and is bet
ter than any stimulant to give strength
and appetite. A Newark Mother.
To tlic Public.
Mr. 1. W. Case is the sole Astoria
agent for the following lines of Atlantic
steamships: White Star, National.
American, lied Star, and Allan. 1 shall
he glad to have my friends patronize the
lines that Mr. Case represents.
A. T. Uhakke.
Sax Fkaxcisco. March 17, 18&.
Cai:i. Adi.ki:: I send by steamer
twenty baby carriages on sale at nearly
one-third of regular price. An eastern
factory having suspended we bought
their .stock for a mere song. Be sure
to sell them as we have no room to store
them. We also send you velocipedes,
bird cages, and a variety of other goods
which you will sell regardless of price.
Will send you another lot shortly, as
these prices will sell the goods on sight.
FlEOEXRAUM & Co.
Referring to the above I would re
respectful ly inform the public that I
will sell the carriages and other goods
on their arrival on incoming steamers,
at 20 per cent, less than the same arti
cles are now marked. Call and examine
the goods. Caki. An leu."
".Jeff. the enterprising proprietor
I of the Variety Chop House, is doing a
I rushing business. 1 le has just complet
ed the he&t ice houe north of San Fran
cisco, ami intends selling ice and ice
cream as soon as his apparatus arrives
After giving the OREGON BLOOD
PURIFIER a fair trial, I have found,
that as blocd-purifior and reconstruct
or, it is what it claims to be, and
For the genuine J. H. Cutter old
Bourlion. and the best of wines, liquors
and San Francisco beer, call at the Gem
opposite the bell tower, and see Camp
bell. Foul tartar is disease and death
.Not only to the teeth, but breath.
It taints the mouth, and to our smile
Gives a most ghastly tinge, the while.
But if we've SOZODONT close by,
1 e may its worst assaults defy.
The Rev. Geo. II. Thayer, of Bour
bon, Ind., says: "Both myself and wife
owe our lives to Silicon's Coxsumptiox
CcnK. Sold by W. E. Dement.
Do not be deceived. Insist on hav
ing the genuine Brown's Iron Bittera,
made only by the Brown Chemical Co.
and take nothing else.
Cold boiled ham, brown bread and
Boston baked beans at "Jeffs" Variety
Chop House every night, near Stephans
Theatre sign of the red and green
light. Open all night.
This space Reserved for
New York Novelty Store..
C. EL. COOPER, GENERAL MERCHANDISE.
W " 'i
Dry Goods Clothing House
Eeceived a consignment of Ladies
Cloaks, Dolmans, Circulars and Ulsters
from a manufacturer that must be closed
out in the the next 20 days at half price,
SEAL PLUSH CLOAKS
RHADAME SATIN DOLMANS
BLACK DIAGONAL DOLMANS
SATEEN SURRAH DOLMANS
CIRCULARS, ULSTERS & WRAPS
ISeTThis sale is genuine and bona fide and to satisfy the public we would
wish an inspection of these goods as to irice and quality.
X XL Xj S"3?OX5-3E3-
o i-i. OOOI?
KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS
For the Millions ! Spring Stock !
Direct from New York now on
Embracing all the Latest, Leading and
Styles to suit all. Quality to suit all. Prices to suit all.
A full line of
CAPS AND STRAW GOODS!
TAILOR, CLOTHIER, HATTER
A. V. Allen,
(SUCCESSOR TO PAOE & ALLKN.)
Wholesale and retail dealer In
Glass and Plated Ware,
TROPICAL AND DOMESTIC
FRUITS AND VEGETABLES.
Wines, LiquorsTobacco, Cigars
Standard Styles in Soft, Stiff and Flexible
T S !
and GENTS FURNISHER.
KATE BE MO TED!
From their old quarters io their
And Factory near Kinney's Cannery
J. H. D. GRAY,
Wholesale and retail dealer In.
ALL KINDS OF FEEL,
Hay, Oats, Straw, Wood, Etc.
General storage and Wharfage on reason
able terms. Foot or Benton street. Astoria.
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