SATURDAY .NOVEMBER 17, 1683
ISSUED EVERY MORNING. .
J. F. HALLORAN & COMPANY,
runusnnns ,yu ritontiKTOUS,
ASTOHIAN" ltUIIiDING, - - CASS STRIIET
Terms of Subscription.
Served by Carrier, per week 15ct.
Sent by Mall, per month. .... nocts.
" " one year. $7.00
Free ol postage to subscribers.
""Advertisements inserted by the year at
the rate of 2 per square per month. Tran
sient advertising fifty cents per square, each
Around the City.
M. D. Kant discounts cash purchases
The Lilian is doing a qood business be
tween here and Knappton.
"Jeff" has n lino display of game iu
front of his restaurant.
Mrs. J. Ferrell, of Yakima City, is
visitiuR friends and relatives in the "city.
The Kate ami Anna came dotvn yester
lerday and sails for Ynquiiia this'mom
inff. The week of pniyer at the Young Men's
Christian Association rooms closes this
C. A. May has opened a lino stock of
fruits, toys, etc., noxl dpor to the Empire
store; sea ad.
The Oregon arrived in yesterday; the
Willamette crossed out: the Columbia
The Astoria Workingmeu's Protective
Union will meet at Knicmeytr's hall next
Carl Adler goes to San Francisco on to
day's steamer to purchase a large stock
of "holiday goods.
Charles Whitehead, of the Neics, is
about to start n Republican daily paper
at Los Angeles, Cal.
Chinese residents are organizing a
theatrical association and propose start
ing in on the 1st prox.
Tho bill to establish a lighthouse at
Grav's harbor has passed the "Washing
toaorritory legislature. .
'Taken from Life' nt Occidental Hall
next Monday. Reserved seats at Strauss'
New York Novelty store.
Leave your orders to-day at Frank 121
berson's for Boston brown bread Jand
baked boans foriSundny's dinner.
E. C. Holden will have an auction sale
of furniture and household goods at his
rooms at 11 o'clock this morning.
P. J. McGowau is about to build a can
nery at Scarborough head. Four traps
were in operation in tbat vicinity last
Tho political pot begins to simmer.
Candidates declino getting into the hot
water in the pot which gently simmercth
A well selected stock of groceries and
E revisions, crockery and glassware will
0 found at Mrs. Rosa Quimrs, north
west corner Main and Squemoqua streets.
Tho cable on the military telegraph
line extending from Neah bay to Tat
oosh Island was successfully laid Inst
Thursday", tinder the supervision of Lieut.
Allen, U. S. A.
The Portland papers are having their
customary spasm concerning Astoria
sailor boarding houses. The head and
front of their offending is that they are
not located at Portland.
"Would-be citizens are daily forswear
ing allegiance to any foreign prince or
potentate, and declaring adherence to the
laws of the United States. For its size
Astoria furnishes about as many annual
naturalizations as any city iu the Union.
Tho Standard says tliat there Is a
"startled expression in the eyes of the
Portland ladies as they gather their
draperies around them and dive off Abe
curbstone into tho mud. Poor things;
they should come to Astoria where there is
Tho O. R. fc N. dock is about tho live
liest Astoria locality at present. Tho lay
iug off" of hundreds of men all along
the lino does not seem to affect the num
bers employed here. The frame is all up.
and it ia thought tho roof will be com
pleted next week.
The columns of a newspaper resemble
m one sense a bill of fare. No man
would care tomcat all he finds named in
tho slip befofeliini when he sits down to
breakfast or dine, yet it would bo strange
indeed if ho did not see something that
suited him. "Wc all have different tastes,
fortunately for mankind, and the item
, or paragraph that you turn from and
think uncalled for or unnecessary may
be just what your neighbor at the next
tablo wanted to see.
OUR FOREIGN MAILS.
Hon Thpj Are Handled In "cw York.
Geokqe Recommekded. At a called
meeting of tho Astoria Chamber of Com
nierce last cveninc. a resolution offered
by Capt. J. H. D. Gray was unanimously
adopted, which in substance requests
Congress to place Hon. M. C. George on
tho Chamber of Commerce during the
t-nsuing session of Congress.
Fon One Yeu:. In answer to inquiries
concerning postage, The Astohias states
that it will be sent for one year to any
address in tho United States, together
with tho ban irancisco Chronicle for the
same time, for $3 J0, and the postage
ti'tll Krt viT"rkn?! rn lirf li iiancnnnnra M'lin
oner is an unpreceuenteu one.
He Was Heeled. It is now asserted,
says the Standard, that the reason Chief
"Watkinds did not arrest Besser the other
night for pocketing that Chapman mort
gage was that Besser had two navy revol
vers on him and an Arkansas toothpick
uown 111s back, ana had also four United
States jurors in the room to see fair play.
Hetbexohment. Ladies are being em
ployed in the railroad offices in place of
men who were recently discharged or re
signed. A largo number of clerks are
being let out all along -tho line. Tho
West Shore and Willamette Farmer are
also dropped as advertising mediums.
The spirit of retrenchment in the com
pany is pretty lively. Standard.
Oiieoox Next. ""Well," said a lady on
reading in yesterday morning's Astobian
tho news that "Washington Territory has
had the manliness to give women the
right to vote, "it does seem to me that
that is what should have been done in.
Oregon years ago." The time is coming
and that soon, when Oregoniaus will not
be kept from voting because of sex.
Sax FnAN'cisoo FnEionrs. To show
tho anomalous condition of the wheat
export movemeut,"it is only necessary to
say that though we are in the midst of
an active season of the year, thero have
been only two ship charters written for a
full week. These were wooden vessels
which accepted the equivalent of 32s Gd
direct to Liverpool. Five iron ships have
come in during tho week that were char
tered months ago at 55.57s Gd and GOs.
three of them at tho last named figure.
One of theso was subsequently recharter-
od before arrival at 4.0s, -which is as
much as any vessel now m port could get
to-day. Many thousands of dollars
have been lost in the past four or five
months on charters made prior to arrival
Of the forty-five vessels now in port un
der engagement for wheat, 1G were char
tered before arrival at from 15s to 203
more than they could'got to-day. This
proportion of vessels engaged prior to ar
rival has been about the same all
through the season. One of the vessels
now in port has a charter of C2s Gd.
The bitter experience this year will re
tract on tho tonnage market next year.
A New York newffpapor man recently
sauntered down the wharf of the Canard
Lino. The big steamer had beou report
ed early on tho previous evening, and her
mail bad been distributed throughout
the city. The reporter expected to find
the ship snugly docked and the passen
gers disembarfdng at the hourof 10 a. ai.,
but such was not the case. At the end of
the wharf was lying a ubiquitous steam
boat met at steamboat arrivals, depar
tures, regattas, excursions, fires, wrecks,
etc. In the pilot-house that he had filled
for nearly fourteen years sat Capt. J. G.
Emmons" nnd hini the reporter accosted :
"Where is the steamer?"
"Outside the bar."
'Why is she not in?"
"The tide was too low when she ar
rived there, and when it rose the fog shut
'But her mail is up?"
"Oh, yes; we brought it from near the
light-house nnd landed it here at 0 o'clock
And then the captain explained that
the European mail was brought to town
and pluced in the hands of readers while
yet the steamer that brought it was far
out at sea.
'When a steamer is due,' said the cap
tain, "we are ordered to be at the wiiarf
of the company, to which the telegraph
report from Fire Island or Sandy Hook is
immediately sent. Wc must have steam
up and the crew on board whou lying for
a steamer at night, as the competition is
so great between the fast mail lines that
they will brook no delay. So you eo that
I am virtually a prisoner liere inuch of my
'Wc start immediately, no matter what
the weather ice, suow. gales, fog we
must at least make an attempt. But" we
seldom fail to get the mail up ahead of
the steamer if the telegraph gives us
prompt notice of arrival. They do not
always do this, however.
'Our first stop is at the lmrge office,
where wo take on board an officer of
customs, fo sco that nothing but mail is
taken from the ship. Then we make all
haste toward the ship, meeting her at
quarantine or beyond the bar, as tho
case may be. If a gale is blowing we
take lite windward shore for smooth
water. If the ice is running we try to
avoid it: if we cannot get around it we
crash through it. I was once about two
houw getting from the battery to the
Cunard dock with the mail on board. If
it is foggy we proceed at half speed by
compass, sounding the whistle frequent
ly, listening for bolls, horns and whis
tles, occasionally using the lead. I had
queer experience once in the fog. I tow
ed a vessel to ea safely and left her off
'We then groped our way back to tho
hook, and steered for a steamer's anchor-
bell in the lower bay. It proved to be
the Parlhia, for wliich we were to wait
that nieht. The officers thought we
came down to look for them, and con-
ratulated us upon our skill in a fog.
We put the mail on board, and found
our way to the .ity before the fog lifted.
But sometimes we go to quarantine or
sea on a taise report, occasionally we
una tuo steamer agrounu or cusauieu
hen wo reach her, and so aro able to
render immediate assistance. Yes, we
frequently take the mail outside in a
heavy sea. I never lost a bag of mail
'After the mail is all on board and
nafely stowed away out of the wet, we
take an olhcer ot the steamer on uoara
and make all haste for tho city. The
mails are taken ashore and loaded in
huce trucks and rattled away to the
post office. We have had as many as 800
bags at once. The ordinary number
now is oOO or -109 bags .When 1 first went
into the mail business in the George
jlirkuel;, twenty years ago, there was not
so lame a" "numbor. Then tho
steamer would anchor in the stream, fire
a gun. and we would go for her. We
would take the doxen lmgs or more to tho
old barge office, throw them into an -express
wagon, and, if no horses were ready,
run them to tho post office ourselves.
The Australian and New Zealand mails
usually double the quantity of bags.
bometimcs we take these mails out to a
steamer bound for Europe.
"Tho tide occasionally prevents mail
steamers awaiting the arrival of the
overland train from Snn Francisco. The
post office officials are anxious to make
me countcuou anu me iusi. wiue, w 11 i
arranged with tho cartam that he will
wait outside the bar for tho mail boat.
remember nuttinc the mail on board
the Germauia off the Sandy Hook light
ship once in a northeaster that was blow
ing great guns and the sea rolling even
with the steamship's deck. We accom
plished it safely, with only the parting of
some ronss. Cant. Kennedy pnt the ship
head to ea ana moved uiieaa ssowiy. anu
tho mails wore piled into rope cheese
slings six at a time, anil whippeu up
from the fore yardarni. Sometimes the
steamer will start for the citj' as soon as
we do, but we can 'cut across lots' whore
she cannot float, and so we beat hor up.
Yes, these modern 'race-horsas' can beat
us or any other boat in the harbor, w
must watch for every advantage to get up
ahead of them, and we generally suc
No Fatted Calf This Time. When C.
H. Bailey absconded sometime go he
told his creditors and his employer whose
money he had stolen that he had 1,000
in Stockton, Cal.. and that his father and
brother in San Francisco, would make
everything all right. His father and
brother now say, each for himself, that
enough has bceii already done for the
young man. A reciuisition for his arrest
was received from Salem last evening,
and the probabilities are that if all the
charges against him aro true he will tarry
in uregon at me puunc expense.
All Distiubuthd. The- young carp
sent out by tho fish commission havo all
been distributed. A regular run on the
car was organized yesterday and so great
was the demand that Mr. Mooro was
obliced to reduco tho number furnished
oni.li .nnllfonf 4 ' 'Cliic fnnna
an illustration of the benefits of tho fish
commission, which, by furnishing young
hsh tree ot cost, can stocK every irog
pond in tho country, whereas if tho pub
lic were required to pay lor the carp the
ponds might long continue to produce an
annual crop of tadpoles and mosquitoes.
1 1 m
Otsteu Business. Over at Shonlwater
Bay tho oysteriug business, at which
little has been done during the past seven
years, is again assuming a - business-like
appearance. About seven or eight years
ago the oysters began dying, owing to the
freshwater being backed up too high.
Before that-thc oysters were splendid and
there were schooners plvmg between
tjuuuiwuiei -uav iuiu oaii j: nmuutcu car-
rying thousands of socks of oysters iu a
very buorc time, as iney oniy were 10 us
tongou anu f ortea. sacked and shinned.
But for some time past they have been
taken from the natural beds, culled and
transplanted. Alter a little time thev
fatten, and are longed again, culled and
shipped. There is not cs much profit in
oysters now as when they could be taken
so easily, but tho business bids fair to re
vive. The Miles has brounht over an
immense quantity this season, most of
wnicn were snippea 10 i'ortiana nna oan
Are Tom JnMircilY
If you want insurance in reliable com
panics go to Wheeler & Robb. They
... 41. XT IT-. .1 T - -
ruprtuui iuu mjiwi;u i iiiuii, mi-, imh
cashiro Royal, and the Union Ins. Co.
of San Francisco, with a combined cani
tal of S3G,000,00& The v are also agents
for the well-known Travelers Acci
dent Insurance Company, of Hartford
A prominent citizen of Bagdad who
was a candidate for a certain political
office, was badly beaten at the polls by
one whom we will designate as Brown.
The next day tho defeated candidate
strolled into a saloon where he owed a
considerable bill, nnd with an air of
deep dejection, called for a toddy. After
drinking it he remarked to the barkeeper,
"Don't you feel sorry that I was defeat
ed vesterdav?" "Not a blamed bit." re-
Slied the vivacious saloon-keeper. "But,
on't you see, if I had been elected I
could have paid you my bar bill, but now
les, that s all right enough,' said tho
saloon-keeper, "but if you had been
elected Brown would have been defeated.
and Brown owes mo twice asbigabar bill
vours.' "Great heavens! Can this
be true? Alas, loo late I have discovered
tho secret of Brown's popularity! Ho
probably owes all the saloons and every-
ixxiy in town, anu iney were au anxious
to get their pay. Give mo another toddy,
ril try and mako up for lost time, and
when" tho next election comes off I'll be
neck and neck with him, if not s little
ahead." Persian PoeL
1'ortlsiid Society Item.
Mike Powers, brother of Pat and Jack,
has returned from Hnrrisburg, Alaska,
pnd is stopping at the Holton house. He
cleared up SG000 in tho mines during tho
Fine Dress Goods.
A suleudid line of Iadlesdress goods is
being displayed at the Empire stotv.
Hoji'rj-. ISosIorj", Hosiery I
Tin- latent novelties in ladies and
childrcus hoIerj' at Prael Bros'.
Cet Custom Wor);. Hoots ami .Shoes.
Can be had at I. J. Arvold's, next to
Citv Book Store Ladies and gentlemen
call there for tne fmegt fitting uoots and
hoes, and lowest prices, rerfect fit
Slintes, Sliatcs, Skates I
Club skates, clipper skates, all sizes;
lowest prices. Now York Novelty
Xblf cc to tlie T,:ulies.
Switches made from combings or cut
hair; new switches made to order from
the best imported hair, in any shade de
sired. Old switches repaired. All
work warranted. Rates reasonable.
Call or address
Ujilkxhap.t & ScitonxiiE.
Occident hair dressing saloon, Astoria,
Dinner at 'JEFF'S7' CHOP HOUSE
even' day at .5 o'clock. The best25 cent
meal in town; soup, ush, seven Kinds ot
meats vegetables, pie. pudding, etc. A
glass of S.'F. Beer, French Claret, tea 9
coffee included. AH who have tried
him say Jeff is the "BOSS."
IVc Dlmmltls Coush Salvini.
W. AV. Battcrfon. Columbia. Mo-says:
I cannot "say too much for Dimmitt's
Cough Balsam, for it always cures my
cnildrcn of croup and mysclf.and family
of coughs and colds." At Y. E. De
ment cc fjos.
B. F. Sicrens &'Co
Are offering extra inducements to any
one in need of a Piano, or Organ.
Corsets nnd Underwear.
All the latest makes and styles of cor
sets and ladies underwear at I'racl
Bros.' Empire store.
Via?f. P. it. It.
Fresh Baltimore oysters packed in
ice at Jeirs.
Furnished or unfurnished front
rooms at Mr. Campbell's, over the Gem
An Oriental Fablr.
And Don't Ton Forget It.
foard k mm.
C. B. COOPER, GENERAL MERCHANDISE.
A FULL LINE OF
A baptism in hades depth
As hot as boiling tar
Awaits tho mpn who quits the room;
And leaves tho door ajar.
And ho who softly shuts the door j -r
-SHSJ Jbancy Groceries.
And tho woary are at rest.
For The Mainueratle.
Masquerade suits rented at reasonable
rates in largest variety by
ai. u. Kant.
to cheer and comfort, at Frank Fabre's,
at his old stand.
Wiieu Yon Come to Astoria
and want a nice pan roast, go to Frank
Fabre's. at his
Frnulc Fabre's Hotel.
Fresh Fruits and Vegetables.
Iu Hume' s'ew Building
Frank I'abrc has the finest nccommo-;
daltons for lodgers to be found in as
toria. over his restaurant in Kin?ey's;
Imitilinfr Wirvltilnir I i:int nrwl nliin '
and tin beds are new. soft and comfort- Iff? o rrTi n do: fi Ivno Ktt
iible. . f vou want "oml board ami lodg- tc-s ti j . vi JtD u y
ing tio to Frank Fabre's
's pjt' siifTi-r frn:ii rvcMsivi inr- fi&ii!
: 1.,.,. i 1 I ' I
iron outers. inrt n;. 0j r;-.i;ri
ttuu 1 ipc anu 1 iiunijd)
Cass Street, next door to Odd Fellows
lias re-opened his
CIGAR AND TOBACCO STORE,
On the Roadway, near his old location. He
will keen the stock of the choicest Cisnirs.
and Tobaccos, and a full line of smokers' ar
ticles, including the finest meerschaum
pipes. He will be pleased to see his old
nenus ai ins new siauu.
A Jnicv llteljleiilf
conked to perfection Is what you can
get at Frank Fabro's.
At tlie Empire Store
You will find the finest laces and em
broideries, of richest quality.
ForaScat Fitliiifr; Boot
Or Shoe, go to P. J. Goodmans, on Che-
namus street, next door to 1. w. uase.
All goods of the best make and guaran
teed quality. A full stock; new goods
constantly arriving, custom wore.
L'c Dim 1:1 1 It's t'onsb Xtnlsatu.
J. ?d. Yantis, Sweet Springs, Mo.,
writes: "My mother has had bronchial
nd pulmonary affection for forty years
and in tliat time has tried almost every
thing, but never found anything to give
i,nii.ni:,.f i: ;(,: fV....i. i?io,..
has. ' At YV. E. Dement cc Co. s.
Oysters in Every Slyle,
And coffee at Mrs. Lovett's.
Oysters. Oysters. Oysters,
at the Astoria Oyster depot; a stew,
fry, pan roast, or raw at FranK uaures.
Have Wistar's balsam of wild cherry
always at hand. 1 1 cures coughs, colds,
bronchitis, whooping cough, croup, m
tluenza, consumption, and all throat anil
ping complaints. : cents kwlm a not
Whv will you cough when Miiluh's
Cure will give immediate relief. Price
10 cts 50 cts and SI. Sold by V. It. De-
-Ilackmetack.' a lasting and fra
grant crfume. Price i" and l cents.
Sold by v. r Dement.
lloscoe Dixdlfs new eating house
is now open, bverylhing has been m
tcd uf in first-class style, and hit well
known reputation as a caterer assures
all who like good things to eat, that at
his place they can be accommodated
TTT.r-. TIovev op nrmimi!xr ant
Taii charms awav a couch, cold, or In
lluenza without anv bad effect.
ruins 100TIIACHK jjkops cure in
SniLon's CmtK will immediately
relieve Croup, whooping cough and
A n run Tiinili mipmhle liv Indi
gestion, Constipation, Dizziness, Loss of
appetite, Yellow Skin ? Shiloh's Vital-
izer Is a positive cure.
For sale by W.
Fot Dyspepsia andLivcr Complaint,
you have a printed guarantee on every
bottle of Shiloh's Vitalizer. It never
fails to cure. Sold by W. E. Dement.
f!nr.TKXfi I.Tomn BEnp Toxic im
naris strength to body and mind. Ko
other. Of druggists.
Unice un 1 lie whole system wilh King
of Hie uio'.irt. bee, Advertisement.
Shiloh's Catarrh Remedy a nos
live cure for Catarrh. Diptheria and
Canker Mouth. Sold by W. h. Dement.
All l!i nntont. medicines advertised
in this paper, together wilh the choicest
perfumery, and toilet articles, etc-can
be bought at the lowest prices, at J. W.
unnn's arug store, opposite vr-iurn
For the genultie J. 11. Cutler old
i;iirloi:.:mil the best ol wines, liriuor
aud San Francisco beer, call at the Gem
opposite the bell tower, and see Camp
A Xasal Injector free with each
linttle nf Khtlnh's Catarrh Remedy
Price 50 cents. Sold by W. E. Dement
Guard and nrotect your health.
make use of that true and. efficient
tonicmedtcine, Brown's Iron Bitters.
The Public of Astoria and surrounding districts
are cordially invited to inspect my
rs T.W. Katun. Miss Florence isnmliiiii.
AXON & CARNAHAN.
NEAT, CJIEAl AND QUICK. BY
Main Street, opposite X. Ieb'-u
Caaaery ang FIslierfflBiis Supplies
Stoves, Tin Ware and House
JOBBING IN SHEET IRON, TIN. COP
PER PLUMBING and STEM! FITTING
Done with neatness and dispatch.
Xouil but llrst class workmen employed.
A larye assortment of
tlonstantly 011 uaud
Drugs and Chemicals
Prescriptions carefully compounded
Day or Night.
Gas and Steam Fitting
TxON'EliYItUDDOCK & WHEELER. AT
J fair rates. Also a complete stock of
goods in our line, tstsma'cs given and
Cass street, in rear of I O O F ImiliHng,
next to lias uo's oiucc.
Brewery Beer Saloon.
The Best Beer 5 cts a Glass.
Hot Lunch every Day from 1.0 to i A. 51
I'lii! l)tsE of Llnunrs and Cigars on li.tfiit
tlicnv..iy pupuiar ;nai!eoi social reson.
FOR LIVERPOOL DIRECT-
Tlf .splcntUd A 1 llritlsh Iron
Will hf shortlv on tlieberlh for SAINTON
in lots to suit jilIlpiMJ. For freight and in
surance apply to
ilessrs. HALFOUK, C. 0TIIR1E Jfc Co..
Or tt P. Ii. CHERRY, Astoria.
Plumbers and Steam Fitters
Goods and Tools,
SHEET LEAD STRIP LEAD
1?23. AND 003P3T.
Fall ai Winter Iiirtatas !
During the present .week I will display on my
centre counters the largest and most
elegant line of goods ever
shown in Oresfon.
if GooflB in Eray Beprtei!
LARGEST STOCK !
FINEST GOODS ! and LOWEST PRICES !
L. K. G. SMITH,
Importer and wholesale dealer In
Clznr and Tobaccos, Smokers' Articles,
The lamest and finest stock of MEER-
SCILM'M and AMUEK GOODS in the city.
rarticuiar attention paid to orders irom
ciienamus Mrcet, Astoria, uregon.
nnrl Plnllnnrr Linttan nf Anlnm'n
m uiuiiiiiiu 11mm ui amm.
Figures iw Ii
To Hunters, Fishermen. Ranchers.
"F YOU WANT THE HIGHEST MAR-
. ket price for your produce, go to
Steamer TOM MORRIS.
ami I'avorlte Boat
TS NOW READY FOR BUSINESS AND
can be chartered for excursions, special
jmrties. etc., at reasonable rates. A general
.sieainuoaung inisiness iransacicu.
V. BOELLING, Master.
FOR TILLAMOOK. '
The new Steamer
N. 1. .IOIIANSEN. - - - Master.
Will leave for TILLAMOOK, on
Portland ; J.U sTOItl' "Tillamook
DBESSIVT A KTNTG-.
Tl,TiJ. BKYCK R RS PECTF CLLY IN-
itA forms the Ladies of Astoria, that her
business is carried on as formerly at her
rooms on Cass street opposite Odtl Fellows
Buitdhur. She returns thanks for their pat
ronage in the past, and solicits a continu
ance 01 me same.
Suits made, from S7.0 to Slo.OO.
All Work Warranted,
Astoria, Nor. 1st, lfS3.
OP TEE CHOP HOUSE
Can prove by his books that he Is doing the
Diggest business or any
In the city, and he will cuarantee to give
the best meal for cash.
Scarf Pins. Chains, Watches,
Of every description.
Hie finest stock of Jewelry in Astoria.
3r"All gooila warrantedasrepresente!
GUSTAV HANSEN, JEWELER.
FIRST QUALITY LUMBER.
IS IN THE FIELD AND PROPOSES TO
We will take orders for lumber from 100
to 500 31., at the mill or delivered.
V also manufacture lath and shingles of
Elooring a Specialty .
Address all orders
WESTPORT MILL CO.
S. C, Bexxkic, Supt.
Be for Business.
The Portland and Astoria
Is prejire I to contract with masters and
consignees of vessels for tho
Loading and Unloading of Vessels
! AT EITTIER PORT.
i riampt r.ess and satisfaction guaranteed
! In all cases.
G. A. ST1NS9N & CO..
At Gapt. Rogers old stand, corner of Cass
ami court aireei.
Ship and Cannery work. Ilotihodnt;.
Wauons made aud repaired. lOiu work
FURNISHED ROOMS TO LET
By the Xislit. Week or Month,
WITH OR WITHOUT BOARD,
With use of Parlor. Library and all the com-
lorts ota uome. 1 onus reasonaoie.
Annly to 3IRS. E. C. HOIJ)EN.
Cor. Main and Jefferson Sts.
j Men's, Toiitl Boys ! !
Delinquent City Tax-es.
7VTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT I,
13l the undeisltmed. Chief of Police, have
been furnished with a warrant from the
City Council requiring me to collect the tax
es assessed for the year IKS, and now delin
quent upon the list and make return of the
same within sixty days. All parties so in
debted win tiiereiorc please lane notice ami
govern themselves accordingly.
Is. , J.VL VlIICIl 1.
Chief of Police.
Astori?, Oregon, October Sith, 1S&3.
DAIRY FARM FOR SALE.
954 ACRES ON CLATSOP PLAINS
XT SOWN AS THE P. GEARHART FARif
JLX together with thirty cows, seventeen
head of young cattle, one horse, one wagon
and other farming implements.
This Is a rare chance lor anyone to secure
a goou uatry or stocK iarm.
I' or particulars Inquire of
d-wtf J. W. GEARHART
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVES THATTHE
jjf unrierslcncd has been nnDointed the s-
! sienee of the firm ot A. &L Johnson and Co.
aim au persons aaving claims against said
firm arc notified to present the samo dulv
verified to me at mv office In Astoria. Ore
gon, within three months Irom this date,
d-Cw A. W. BERRY,
les lo Suit ai! !
Of s'ery Description
Just opened at Hie Occident Store.
rices io Suit all !
CLOTHIER, MERCHANT .TAILOPv, AND HATTER.
-OIVE HUNDRED CORDS DRY HEM-
J? lock Wood,.whlch I will deliver at the
houses 01 customers for S4 a cord.
Draylng or all kinds done at reasonable
rates. K. K. AIAitlOri.
I A M OVERSTOCKED IX
Ami will therefore try and re-
uuee it uy uueriux
Hen's, Youth's, and Boy's'
Boots and 'Shoes,
Rubber and Oil Clothing
At a Lnrze Discount.
Any jiarty buying Rocxls of me
from this date forth will be al
Inwpil tp.n nPT cent, on nurchnses
of overSlO. Embrace the oppor
tunity ana ouy yourciotuinK 01
M- X- T..A.3XTO?.
r4 2 e lb
s 0 & 0
STYLE ASS EHUBH.
T3 T? -aTTrnfTT5 Tr
A COMPLETE STOCK.
S. B. CROW,
Comer Benton and Sq uemoqua Streets,
East ot the Court House.
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