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TUESDAY .NOVEMBER 20, 1S83 AX UNWELC03IE ASSERTION. The iconoclasts will not learo a single cliorislied belief. Not content with destroying the illusions of an tiquity and Bottled opinions of later times, according to cynical statis ticians who have been rummaging in the "Washington archives, it is now alleged that La Fayette, when about to come to thi3 country and do battle against tbe minions of tyranny, niado Silas Deane, the American min ister at Paris with Ben Franklin, sign a contract that he should be made a major-general, and be paid so much a month from the lime ho left la belle France If there is any one idea more than another in regard to our history firmly fixed in the American mind, it is that La Fayette, the young, impulsive, patriotic La Fayette, flew from France to succor tbe Continent als, and from the impulses of a noble nature gave personal and material aid to tbe infant colonics in theirstruggle for independence. The documents now alleged to have been produced place him in tbe same light as the Hesinns who came over here to whip m back into submission, at so much a day. "We do not believe that La Fayette story; wo don't want to be- Jiove it; it is infinitely preferable to retain the first and moro fragrant memory; and to picture LaFayette iS a gallant young Frenchman who came as did a hundred moro Steuben and DoKalb from Germany, Kosci-u-jko from Poland toaid the cause of liberty, and to fight, and if need be, to die in her defence. In the coming congress Texas will use every effort that a united con gressional delegation can use to pro cure an appropriation for the im provctnent of the Galveston bar. The same arguments used in that ox t reme corner of the union apply -with equal force in this northwestern section. If anything the need, is greater for Columbia improvement The Lone Star stale realizes that con t titration is necessary, and. the frit tering away of possible congressional appropriations in an attempt to pla eate all portions of the slate is recog nized as mistake!? policy. There is an example in this thai Oregon would do well io imitate. The New York Tribune advocates law for the collection of statistics of the wealth brought to America by immigrants from the old world. It thinks we may be getting more gold into the country from the pockets of immigrants than from our mines. In past years 25,000,000 Immigrants have come to our shores. If they average $20 hi gold for each person there is an addition of $500,009,000 to the country's capital. The income yearly from this source alone would perhaps pay the interest on $400,000, W0 of Ihe public debt The idols worshipped by the heathen of Africa and India are near ly all manufactured in England, and pay a very handsome profit. It is slated that the commercial value of the brass and csst iron gods shipped to heathen lands far exceeds that of the Bibles, books and tracts which reach the same destination. MiDWLEBunv. Yt, talks of putting a marble slab in its new town hall, with a record of the towns inventions. It claims the circular saw, the wool picking machine, power looms, saw iug marble by sand, water, and soft iron, welding east-steel and making door and window sash by water power. Tim rormon apostles own and run a bank, street railroads, and opera house and a mammoth trading post in Salt Lake City, control the Utah Central railroad and collect $500,000 a year in tithes from the faithful fol lowers of the Church of the Latter Day Saints. Bath continues to be the great center of shipbuilding in Maine, and. turns out this year 11 ships, 2 barks, 1 brig, 39 schobneSj 7 sloops and 9 steamers, a total tonnage of 40,000, or about the same as last year. The total tonnage built in the state this year is about C0,000. Uxdek date of October 2Sth, the N. Y. Tribune's London correspon dent wri tes: "I received last night a letter bearing the post mark of San Francisco, October 10, 1 v. sr. fifteen days from the Pacific coast to the banks of the Thames. English doctors are entering on a crusade against the consumption of canned goods, inveighing against their alleged unhealthfulness. There is little doubt that if not properly packed, acid fruits and vegetables may be uuhealthful Tee Memphis, Teun., Avalanche says that a census of southern editors shows two captains, seventeen majors, seven generals and 182G colonels. There are no privates and no officers below the rank of captain. Xew York papers report that edi bles of all kinds are advancing" in price, and that advocates of domestic economy are melancholy. Good beef is becoming scarce, and is going higher. Judge Goodwin, one of theleading newspaper men on the coast, has ob tained control of the Salt Lake Tri bune. The price paid was S75,000. Hall's 'Picturesque Northwest," with the "compliments of the North ern Pacific Railroad," is received. As toria gets seven lines. NEW TO-DAY BOAT BUILDING, R. M. LEATHERS Has reopened his boat shon. over Arndt & Ferchen's, toot of LaFayctte street, uud Is prepared to turn out FIRST-CLASS BOATS. ALL WORK GUARANTEED. X-i. X. J" oTison, Has re-opened his CIGAR AND TOBACCO STORE, On the Roadway, near his old location. He will keep the stock of the choicest Cigars, and Tobaccos, and a full line of smokers' ar ticles, including the finest meerschaum pipes. He will be pleased to see his old friends at his new stand. A. MaoBeth, MERCHANT TAILOR, 2o.4. First St., - - Portia! d, Oregon. Clothing made at reasonable prices, and satisfaction guaranteed. NOTICE T 0 CANNERYMEN ! I WILL MAKE BOXES NEXT SEASON in any amount required, and guarantee to have them satisfactory in every respect. Mr price for shooks will be J3 cents ; for nailed boxes 17 cents. Any one wishing to make a contract for cases can confer with J.C.TRULLINGER. oct4-3m Proprietor "West Shore Mills. W. E. DEMENT & CO. ASTORIA, - - - OREGON Carry in Stock, DRUGS, CHEMICALS, TOILET' and FANCY ARTICLES. Prescriptions carefully Compounded PLUMBING, Gas and Steam Fitting TVONE BY RUDDOCK & "WHEELER. AT LJ fair rates. Also a compleU? stock of gooas m our noe. jailmates given ana work euarantced. Cass -street, in rear of I O O F building, next io uas uos oince. Delinquent City Taxes. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT I, tlie undersigned. Chief ot Police, have been furnished with a warrant from the City Council requiring me to collect the tax es assessed for the year 1883, and now delin quent upon the list and make return of the .same within sixty days. All parties so in debted will therefore please take notice and govern themselves accordingly. a V. JX)UGHKRY, Chief of Police. Astoria, Oregon, October 23th, 1883. Notice of Dissolution. ftTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE 11 partnership heretofore existing between Rudolph Bartli and Michael Meyera has been this day dissolved by mutual consent. Mr. Barth will continue the business in his own name and on his own account and will pay ad debts and collect all accounts and notes due the Ann. RUDOLPH BaRTII. MICHAEL MEYEIL Astoria, Nov. :!d, 18S3. d-so-1 Stockholders' Meeting. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE annua! meetini: of the stockholders of the Masonic J .ami and Building Asssociation will be held at the office of Capt. Geo, Fia vel. in Astoiia, Oregon, on Wednesday, Dec 19th, 1883. at the hour of 7 r. at. for the pur pose of electing five directors and transact ing such oilier business as may legally come before the meeting. J. . liJiAJill AJIl , Secretary. Astoria, Nov. 17th, 1S83. d-td To Rent. HOUSE OF FIVE ROOMS. FURNI tua1 forsalc. Apply at Astorian Office. FURNISHED ROOMS TO LET By the Xlj-Iit, JO-13. Week or Month, "IVTTH OR WITHOUT BOARD, With use of Parlor, Library and all the com forts of a home. Terms reasonable. Apply to MRS.E.C.IIOLDEN. Cor. Malu and Jefferson Sts. DAIRY FARM FOR SALE. 954 ACRES ON CLATSOP PLAINS KNOWN AS THE P. GEARHART FARM together with thirty cows, seventeen head ot young cattle, one horse, one wagon and other larmlng Implements. This is a rare chance lor anyone to secure a good dairy' or stock farm. For particulars Inquire of d-wtf J. W. GEARHART REMOVAL. The Astoria Passenger Line WILL AFTER Tins DATE HAVE ITS headquarters at its Stables next to B. B. Frankllu's. two doors below Thk Asto ma' office. First-class Livery sen-Ice. Carts with horse furnished, for one dollar per hour. Carriages on application The Astoria Passenger Line Hacks will leave lor upper Astoria from the stables. Horses taken to board. MRS. T. O'BRIEN. NOTICE. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE partnership heretofore existing between the undersigned, in the blacksmith business under the firm name of Mernll and Mcfirft- gor. in the city of Astoria, Oregon, is this uay uisMuvi'u oj muiuai conseur, au ac counts due the firm are to be paid to E.S. Merrill, and the said Merrill will pav all uuuus auiusL uit; saiu arm. E. S.MERRILL, "W. F. MCGREGOR. Astoria, Nov, ictli, 1S83. 17-1 wk NOTICE. ALL PERSONS HOLDING CLAIMS against the Astoria Box and L. M'ttir Co. of Astoria. Ogn., are requested to pre- toria. andall persons Indebted to the Co. will make immediate settlement. Notice is also given that said company has by resolu tions duly passed authorized the dissolution of said company and the division ol Its prop erty uiuuuk iui MucKiiujuers. T.F.3IEADE,Prcs't. Astoria, Nov, 16, 1883. 17-st CHAS. A, MAY, 23"ew Store, New Stock, Toys, Fancy Goods, Tobacco and Cigars. FOREIGN AND DOilESTIC A PINE ASSORTMENT. Squemoqua street, next door to the Empire Store. nl7-cm 0GC1E8TAI HALL! TWO NICHTS ONLY. MONDAY. Xovoial-cr 19th, TAKEN FROM LIFE. TUESDAY. November 20th. TICKET OF LEAVE MAN. EIGHTH season. iF-cty Rial's Tiro Crrn Companies Consaliclntrcl! The European Company After an extended tour through England, Ireland and Scotland, havinc Just returned and consolidated with MR. RIAL'S AMER ICAN Company, will travel during the sea-ous of 18S3-1, supporting TjQi7iqP) TfSla.1! Appearing in a carefully arranged Repertoire of STANDARD PI.A.YK. "Winning supreme recognition by .seven seasons of carp, circumspection and dili gence. Reserved Scats at the New York Novelty Store. Prices as usual. SELECT MASQUERADE BALL. 11 Rescue JiMleeTronpJI Fifth Annual Masquerade Ball, Tlmrsdaj- Evening. ior. 20th, 1S83. At the Skating Rink. HONOUARV COMMITTKIC Capt. Geo. Flavel, Hoa. Vm. Chance Col. It. R. Sneddon, Hon. A J. Meglar, Hon. Joan liaan. Jion..J. , liuine. 3IAXAOKMKXT COMMITTKIt. N. Clinton, F. L. Parkor. C. n. Stockton, F. C. Blako. KKOKlTIOjr COMM1TTKK. MEMBERS OF THE TROUPE. INVESTIGATING COMMITTKF. C. H. Stockton, J. W. Hare. J. W. Brown. INVITATION COMMITTCK. F. L. Parker, N. Clinton, J. Hepburn, J. D. Hare, A. A. Cleveland. Price cf AtltuKslon. Lady Maskers, - - - - fukk. Gent Maskers. - - - - $10 Lady Spectators, - "io Gent Spectators, - 1 Co Tickets may be procured of members of the Troupe. Maskers' Tickets can be procured onlv at the store of F. L. Parker. Two elegant prizes will ne awarded to best sustained lady and gentleman character; Mrs. S. QUINN, GROCERIES AND PROVISIONS, Crocl'cry and Giassirnrc. -A. jEtxXX Stocli. NEW GOODS CONSTANTLY RECEIVED. Northwest corner Squemoqua and Main Streets. nl"-3m BANKING ANDJHSURANCE. x. w. cass, BROKER, BANKER akd INSURANCE AGENT ASTORIA, - OREGON OFFJCE HOURS: FROM. 9 O'CLOCK A. M. UNTIL .1 O'CLOCK P. M. Hone Mfltnal tarasse Co., OF CALIFORNIA. J. F. IIOUOHTON Chah. it. Story....,., (ko. lu Story rresidunt . Secretary .Agent for r--xnn Capital paid up in U. S. golrij coin $ ojo W I. IV. CASK, Agent, Chcnamus street, Astoria. Oregon. $67,000,000 CAPITAL. LIVERPOOL AND LOVnoN AND GLOBE, NORTH BRITISH AND -MERCANTILE OF LONDON AND EDINBURGH. OLD CONNECTICUT OF HART FORD, AND COMMERCIAL OF CALIFORNIA FIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES Rtf resentinc a capital of SG7,000.000. A. VAN DUSEN. AeeaL MEETING NOTICE. n HIE REflULAR ANNUAL MEETING OF X the stockholders of thf Fvthlan I-andand Building Association will be held in Pythian Castle, on Wednesday December 5th 1SRS. immediately after the adjournment of Astor Lodge No. c, K. of 1., for the election of offi cers for the ensuing year, and the transaction of such other business as may come before the meeting. E. A. NO YES Secretary. Astoria, Nov. 9, 1SS3. dtd SLIGHT ODDS. AXiittlc Storywith a X.ar-re Moral Ojic Ulan who Knew his Own BusirtCHH. "No. my dear," said tho venerable keeper of a country Etoro to a timid littlo cirl whoso head scarcely camo up to tho lerel of tho counter. "No, my dear, roharen't any rod fiannol, but wo havo some first rate New Or leans molasses." Softly hinting that she didn't think that would answer tho pnrnoso quito as "well, tho child went her way in search of tho articlo sho wanted. "Havo you BENSON'S CAPCINE PLAS TERSaskod a centloman of a certain drug gist whose name could bo ven wero it do sred. I am troubled just now with a touch f my old friend, tho lumbago, and tho Bcn Eon'3 Plaster seems to go to tho Spot almost as soon as it touches the skin." "Not at present." replied 0io druggist, gen ially " but, we havo lots of plasters just as good. There is Allcock's, tho Capsicum and others won't ono of them do as well?" 'My dear sir," retorted tho gentleman, with a slight show or temper, "I say nothing against those articles, but I am a business man, and always ask for precisely what want, and for nothing else. I may enlighten you, however, when I say that somctimo ago, for another disease, ol which tbo Cspcine has since cured me, I tried rdl thoso you raentiou, with no appreciable bcnoSt, They aro ineffi cient, every ono of them, tho meanest act ol the proprietors of some of them being this : that they mako plasters with similar sound ing names to dectivo the unwary into beliov ing they are tho same thing. Experience taught mo tho difference. I'll go to tho next man in your lino. Good day." Bo on -oar guard against imitations. Tho genuine has the word CAPCINK cut cleanly in the middle of the plaster. All others are impositions. Seabury A- J ohnson, Chemists, New York. E 11 o r if A l y si l n n i b . ! jNew Store. . lew Boodsj frank l. fork MAIN STREET, Has i:pentd io the public a full Sine ol Toys, Velocipedes, Boiler Skates, Jewelry, Silver and Plated Ware, Baby Carriages. Bird Cages. Japanese Goods.. Accordeons. Violins. Sheet Music, Stationery, Cutlery. Noiions. and other Novelties too numerous to mention. "Onl v one price for all" Is mtr watchword, sinti w' :re willing to "stand or fall' bv Our Record. Honesty i the best -loHry." and iiuurc iiui'iiium. Owing to our large Increase of bushier 'luartcrs. "We invite the public to give us n js iiiirujircscmiMi. as wu gnui- pleasure ui snowing uurgooiM. : make a specialty of Baby Carriages. Accordeons. And A complete lino of 2X02jIAY ;(M)1)S unsurpassed any where will be opened miueuv. wur jiriccb uciy iiwupt'uiiuii. i an Ponnerly Old Main Street, ... Astoria, Oregon. EMFm BE-OPENING-! Fine Goods Reduced Prices Ladies desirous of procuring Goods Hnequaled in Style and Finish "will take pleasure in examining our Stock of SILKS, SATIMS and BESSS GOODS. IS TEE GENTS' PUEHI8HING DEPARTMENT, . Everything is Complete and of the nest. PRAEL BROS. CHAS. HEILBORN; MANUFACTURER OF FXTRNITTTBE S BEDDWSTG AND DEALER IN Carpets, Oil Cloth, Wall Paper, Mirrors Window Shades, Lace Curtains, Picture Frames and Mouldings WINDOW CORNICES AND CURTAIN POLES Com;lett in every branch. I. "W. CASE, IMPORTER AND VvllOLKSALH AHU HE TAIL DEALER IN GENERAL MERCHANDISE Corner Chenamus and Cass streeb!. ASTOKIA - OREGON Astoria Oil Works. J. 31. DEFORCE. Proprietor. P.O.Rox 271, Astoria, Oregon. 2Iauufactarcr ami Dealer in FISH OIL and SKID GREASE. Loggers will And my Skid Orease to be good and cheap. ATTENTION SOLDIERS ! 8101,000,000 Appropriated in 18S3 for Tensions. AN ACT to relieve soldiers from the charge of desertion and grant all such soldiers their full dues, and to grant soldiers marked as DESERTERS honorable discharge papers. AX ACT to extend the arrears ot the pen sion act and continue it in force so far as widows and children are concerned. AN ACT allowing pay for horses and equipments lost in service, etc. Nearly every person Ls entitled to en increase. Pensions, ilountlcH, Ijnutl Claims and Patents attended to. For particulars call Or address C. J. CUltTIS. Attorney and Counselor at Lav., Solicitor of Clonus aim x aiems. Rooms 3 and 4 Odd Fellows building, As toria, Oregon. ASTORIA LIQUOR STORE, AUG. DANIELSON, Proprietor. Rebuilt and Befitted Thronghout. The Best of WIXES.XilQUORS, AD CIGARS For a Good Cigar, call for one of "Danielson's Best." Corner "West 9th and Water Streets, Astoria. n9-Cm FURNISHED ROOMS TO LET. AT MRS. GEO. HELLER'S, NEXT DOOR to Weston Hotel. Novellv Store I ! r pKM actions suv :i guarantee for our a have had to onen iti more comtnoiiious caII and thus satbfy themselves that nothing all kinds of Reading Matter. ami i-uuvhiucu. I. X. L. Store, rifrtriViTi'W. Hardware aM SMp Giiaufllery A. VAH DUSEN & GO., DEALHllS IX Hardware and Shin Chandlery. Pure Oil, Bright Varnish, . Binnacle Oil. Cotton Canvas, Hemp Sail Twine, Cotton Sail Twine, . .Lard Oil, Wrought Iron Spikes, Galvanized Cut Nails. Agricultural Implements, Sewing machines, Paints and Oils, Groceries, etc. BITTERS !, WHmerding & Co., San Francisco. Loeb & Co., Agents, Astoria. Fresh Fruits FANCY GROCERIES. TER apply to J:t Cripraiii. or to E. r. Parker, CITY 3300IE3L STORE. IIAVK JI'ST KF.EIVKi A Tlw yoimir and old, rich and Agents for the Kranich & Bach Western Cottage Organs. Orders for all kinds of Music or Instruments will be promptly filled. 3. F. STEVEWS & CO., City Book Store. JL SEosfgomery, (SECCESF.OR TO JAOKEN'S & MONTGOMERY.) PLU&1B1NG, GAS FITTING, AND CANNERY WORK Attended to Promptly on Reasonable Terms. CIX5A32L'H STREKT. Kext toC L Parker's Store. Have a Full Line of Creofcery, Cow GtafflBS THE NEW MODEL A Fraii STOCK ALWAYS ON HAND. ISL JEL. TT, A WES, Two doors east of Occident Hotel. ASTORIA,OREGON . jr. OtSRS. J. OUSTAFSOX. A.JOHNBOX. MARTIN OLSEN & CO. DEALERS IN FURNITTTEE S BEDDING. Corner laln nnd SJqucmoqua Streets. Astoria, Oreson. WINDOW SHADES AND TRIMMINGS; WALL PAPER' ETC A Complete Stock. PRICES AS CHEAP AS QUALITY WILL AFFORD. AXT. KinmS OF FURKITUIiE ISEPAIISHD AMI VAliiSISIIEI).- GERMAKIA BEER HALL BOTTLE BEER DEPOT. CHE.V.U.T3 STEKET. ASTOSIA. The Best of JLager 5 Cls, a Glass Orders for the CelettS CoInMa Brewery Left a't this iilace will he nromntlv attend ed to. SSy-No cheap San Francisco Beer sold at this place Yii. iiUUK. fropnetor. 3. H. D. GRAY- Wholesale and retail dealer in. GROCERIES, FLOUR, AND FEED Hay, Oats, Straw, Wood, Etc. LIME, SAND, AND CEMENT. General storage and Wharfage on reason able terms. Foot of Benton stroet. Astoria Orefcon. PARKER. Vegetables CLARA PARKER Eugene D. Block, Master. or TOWING, FREIGHT orCHAK- Agent, H. 15. PARICEK. STOCK OF BOOKS. poor can nil be accommodated. and Mandsfeldt & Notni Pianos and DK.M.EK iy Tin, Sheet Iron and Copper Ware. A General Assortment ot HOUSEHOLD GOODS. Agents for Magee Stoves and Eanges The Best in the market. Piumbing goods of all kinds on hand. JoK work done In a workmanlike manner. ozorth assware9 ware9 Cutlery, aM Eiero Sts.. RANGE CAN BE HAD IN AS TORIA ONLY" OF B, R, BAWE8, AGENT CALL AND EXAMINE IT, YOU WILL BE PLEASED. E. It. HAWES Is also agent for the And other first-class stoves. Furnace Wori, Sta&xa. Fit t'n9. etc., a specialty. J. HESS. A. M. JOHNSON. Astoria Sail Loft. MANUFACTURERS OF SAILS, TENTS, AWNINGS, TAEPAULINS, And everything else pertaining to our Business. Lowe3 tPrice and Best "Work For your Money, At the Old Stand. Leave your orders and get your work, done at once. J. HESS & CO. Astoria, ... Oregon; .