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ASTORIA. OB. EGON:
TH-.SDAY- '". MA 8. 8
Tun peuate bill to Jstablislied Har
nev laud district in this state lias
passed the house.
Tms United Stales is,' or '-the
United States are'
V Ttin.l Tin .11 A..
..i. .t. rimmj
tbc latter as being the
When the isthmus canal is com
pleted grain can be sbippied in bulk
from Astoria, and the days of the sack
charge shall have passed away.
. M .
Accor.Disa to statements from At
lantic coast fishers recently arrived
on the Sound from Massachusetts,
next year will see a large immigration
of fishermen from Atlantic ports to
The proposition to erect a building
in Washington for the supreme court
meets with much favor among all
classes of people in the national capi
tal, and especially among members of
the legal profession.
Ax Indiana lawyer who had been
looking up 'the matter a little, finds
that there are 800 dead laws on the
statute books of that state, every one
of which can be taken advantage of
bv a smart attorney.
The number of applicants tor em
ployment iu any capacity on the ele
vated roads and horse-car lines of
New York and Brooklyn has been
greater this year than in any previous
year. Among them are many men
who have seen better days.
Two prominent St Louis men have
engaged in litigation over the owner
ship of a duck valued nt25 cents. Tho
preliminary suit made costs, in addl
tion to attorney fees, of S18, and now
tho case has been taken to the circuit
court They propose to fight it out if
it takes all summer.
Two carloads of people from the
provinces pass through Bangor on tho
express train every day at present on
their way to Boston and other points
in Massachusetts. The women seek
employment in families while the men
go to Gloucester and ship on board
the fishincr vessels. Tho most of
them return home in the fall.
The New York Jfail and Express
of the Glh says: The report that
Blaine's friends have prevailed upon
him to permit the use of his name in
the national Republican convention
has created little or no comment in
'this city. The leading politicians of
lxith parties are unanimous in saying
that Blaine's letter was final. Ho is
unquestionably out of the contest.
Trrn subsidence of the ''lxxrai" in
southern California occasions a no
ticeable falling off in tho lumber de
mand on the Columbia river and the
Sound There will, of course, be a
good market in California, but com
pared to tho extraordinary call for
lumber during the past year, the out
pnt for '88 will not be much in ad
vance of that of 'S7.
A reasonable view of a case is not
always a reasoned-out view of that
case. Many a man knows that it is
right for him to do that which he can
not explicitly give his reasons for do
ing. If a man really wants to do
right he can trust the impulses of his
heart more readily than the logical
processes of his brain. A true man's
instincts are a safer guide than the
average man's philosophies.
You cannot afford to vato time in
experimenting when your limes are in
danger. Consumption always seems, at
first, only a cold. Do not permit any
dealer to impose upon von with smtii
cheap imitation of Dr. King's New Dis
covery for Consumption. Coughs and
i okis, out oe sure you get me genuine.
Because he can make more profit he mav
tell you he has something just as good,
or just the same. Don't be deceived,
hut insist upon getting Dr. King's New
Discovery, which is guaranteed to give
renei in aitmiroar, idling ami unest af
fections. Trial bottles free at J no. C.
Dement's Drug Store. Large bottles SI.
JIllS. WlNSLOW'S SOOTHINO SYRUP
i-.lioukt always he used for children
teething. It soothes Hie child, softens
the gums. allays all pain, cures wind
cholie, and is the best remedy fordiar-rhrca.'1'wentv-live
cents a bottle.
Ludlow's Ladies' -S.1.00 Fine Slioes;
also Flexible Hand turned French Kids,
at . P. J. Goodman's.
A fine cup of coffee, at the Telephone
The finest and juiciest steak at the
Coffee and cake, ten cents, at the
Fine Dn-elliss House to Kent.
Good terms to suitable tenant. Inquire
at this office.
Tho Steamer Montcsano.
Will make regular round trips between
IVestport and Astoria every day (Sun
day excepted,) leaving Westport at G a.
m; returning leave Wilson & Fisher's
wharf at 2 r. si, touching at all way
landings. (Svensen's Wednesdays and
Saturdays.) -D. II. Welch.
For lame Back, Side or cne&t use
Shiloh's Porous Plaster, Price 25 cents.
For sale by J. C. Dement
THE EIVEE AND HABB0& BILL
Passed the House of Eepresentatives
A Destrnctire Clond Bnrst In Knas.
CHICAGO. Mav 7. A snflmnl frnm
Wiohita, Kansas, says : A strange at
mospherical phenomenon was ob
served to-day at Maize, west of this
city. a. storm cloud burst and ex
tended over a space of 500 yards wide
and one mile in length. For half an
hour the rain came down in torrents;
tho Bky was black, and the darkness,
which was almost equal to that of
night, covered the entire area. Peo
ple ran frightened from their homes,
many of them crying that tho end of
the world had come. Maize is
situated on the banks of tho Arkan
sas river, and tho streets were turned
into a river which found an outlet in
the Arkansas. A house occupied by
a family by the name of ltookby was
carried into tho stream aud sunk,
drowning the whole family. A great
many cattle and horses were drowned
and the losses will bo very heavy.
AROUOT THE WOGMi.
Baltimore, May ". A siueulac
meeting took place last Saturday at
one of the wharves here. Tl'he
stoamer Minnesota delivered on the
water side a cargo of straw 'matting
that left Hong Konc on Febvnnrvfith
by steamer for London, where it was
resnipped to Ualtimore. She was met
by a train of cars from Vancouver
that discharged at the same time the
same kind of a cargo that had left
China March 25th. This manes a
difference of forty-eight days in favor
or tne trans-continontal route.
a marine disaster.
Norfolk, Va., May 7. Tho British
steamer BenLion, from Mntanzas to
Philadelphia, was towed here in dis
tress and reports being in collision
yesterday afternoon, during the fog,
with the Eureka, from Now York to
Orleans. When tho fog lifted, tho
Eureka was nowhere in sight. It
was feared sho was sunk.
Paris, May 7. The Journal des
Debats in an article in referenco to a
manifesto issued by tho patriotic
league, which Gen. Boulanger styled
the leader of tho national party, de
mands that the league be suppressed.
again in court.
Washington. Mav 7. A Petition
for tho Bell telephone coses was tiled
in the supreme court to-day by coun
sel for tho People's Telephone com
pany, who claim that Daniel Draw-
baugu. ia the realinventor of the tel
epnone. a decision will be -an
nounced next Monday. The anplica
tion can be granted only on request
of ono of tho three justices ;wbo con
curred in chief justice Waito's opin
ion upholding the validity of tho
NOT YET RECOMENDED,
Washington, May 7. At a nieet
ing of tho senate committee on ju
diciary to-uay no aotion was taken
on this nomination of M. W. Fuller
to be chief justice except a formal
reference to the sub-committee.
A HOTEL BURNED.
Colton, Cal., May 7. The Archi
bald Houso was destroyed by tire
this merning: loss, 88,000: partly in
sured. A number of the guests narrow
ly escaped with their lives.
A disputed point.
Paris, May 7. The salient paint
of the preface of Gen. Eoulanger'a
boon is a general aavooaoy of. the
right of the army to have a voice iu
the question of peace or war.
THE EMPEROR'S CONDITION
Berlin, May 7. A bulletin is
sued this morning says tho emperor's
sleep was disturbed Inst night and
he feels languid.
GOOD NEWS TOE OREOON.
Washington, May 7. Tho river
and harbor bill passed the house
A SENSATIONAL STORY
St. Louis, May 7. The fearful ex
plosion of the steamer Sultana near
Memphis 23 years ago in which near
ly 200 Union soldiers lost their lives
has always been a mystery. The sur
vivors at thoir reunion have recently
mado statements regarding the affair.
- A sensational story has been told
byWm. C. Strecter. His statement
fixes the explosion as the result of
design. He claims that a noted con
federate blockade runner and mail
carrier named Eobt Louden, better
known during the war as Charles
Daley was the author of the terrible
disaster. Strcetcr claims Louden
told him after the close of the war
that while the Sultaiia lay at Mem
phis he smuggled aboard a large
lump of coal in which was concealed
a torpedo that ho deposited on the
fuel side in front of the boiler for the
express purpose of causing the de
struction of tho boat What has be
come of Loudon is unknown.
When You Go to X'ortlautl
Frank Fabre, Occidental hotel restau
rant, will ho glad to see his Astoria
friends, A good dinner at a moderate
price and everything in season.
At IO O'clock,
Saturday Morning, the 1 2th inst.
I will sell at public auction, on the prem
ises, south-east corner Jefferson aud Cass
streets, opposite tne congregational clinrch,
Consisting of two Bedroom Sets, Iiedroom
and Dintagroora carpets, two cooking Ran
ges, Hoey Bed Lounge, Tables, Ctiairs. Pic
tures, cooKing mensus, etc.
Notice to Stockholders of the Asto
ria Building and Loan Ass'n.
mHE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE AS-
A sociation will be held at the Chamber of
Commerce rooms, mis evening at s o'clock,
to hear the annual reports ot the officers.
The public are respectfully invited to at
tend. Y. Iu KOBB.
B. F. Allen,
Handsome Wall Paper,
Painting, Papering. Graining, Etc.,
Done in Satisfactory Style and at
Corner Jefferson and Cass Sts., Astoria, Or.
Q Has aFlrstCJass
The Akron Lacquers.
TUE UNDERSIGNED BESPECTFOIXY
calls the attention ot Canneryme n nnd
others to the fact that he is the raeific
coast agent for the
Celebrated Akron Lacquers.
And is prepared to quote low prices on these
coods. Samples furnished on application.
J. O. fcOZOKTH.
' P. O.HAHA, Proprietor.
Opposite Foard &. Stokes.
Butclier and Dealer in All Kinds of
SUlpi Supplied on Favorable Term.
Meat Delivered all oerTown.
Columbia ltlver Jten can have
Seines, Nets, Etc., Promptly Made
And sent, by sending their orders to the
Gloucester Net & Twine Co.,
We have lame mills, which run night and
day ami ran fill large orders with unusual
speed. Mall or telegraph order to t lie
Gloucester Net & Twine Co..
re Commeicial St., Boston. M:.ss.
Clatsop Democracy's Favorite.
J. K. WEATHERFORD,
Will meet Ms fellow citizens of Clatsop
county at Astoria,
KATI'KDAY EVENING. MAY 12, 8 O'clock.
And discuss the issues of the Campaign.
Also. HON. C. LEINENWEMKlf
"Will Im present and address his neighbors.
Chairman County Coin
Neat, Quick And Cheap at The
ASTORIAN JOB OFFICE
A Good Chance.
Til AVE A Pr.UNnF.lt FOR SALE 35 FEET
X long and 12 f t. beam, that an Intending
buyer can have at a bargain. She lsinllr-t
class order throughout. WIU carry 10 tons.
Foot of Lafayette St., (Arndt SFerchen's )
Democratic County Convention.
PURSUANT TO ADJOURNMENT WILL
reassemble. In tho Clatsop Democratic
Club room, three doors east of Aug. Daniel
son's and one door west of Hamburg Ilouse,
Astoria, Friday afternoon. May nth, at 2
o'clock. ALFRED KINNEY.
Chairman of Convention.
Than any oth
er axe made.
' i rlorlty. It goc
A rents Aitorii
PURSUANT TO ADJOURNMENT, THE
Republican County Convention of Clat
sop county will meet at the old Armory
Hall, on Saturday, the 12th inst.. at Two
o'clock v. M., to nominate a full county
ICKn. W . I.. IiUUJS,
Chairman Co. Central Committee,
mHE WELL KNOWN TIDE LAND PLACE
A of Robert-McEwan on the Skipinon.
Apply to orit. AJJA1K.
I djr Watchmaker
In Full Operation at
Fire Pots Soldering
No Goal! No Smoke! No Dirt!
No Waste of Solder !
Coppers Last Four
HALF CHEAPER THAN CHARCOAL ! !
ITo Bisls by Fire I
Elmore, Sanborn & Co.'s
Pacific Const Agents.
Full particulars at
in rt it
Depends a Good Deal on His Clothes.
iLsadL How Me Is Dressed
Depends a Good Deal on His Work.
i Next door to
Phil. A. if okas & Co s.
Good Substantia! Clothing at Very Low Prices.
Rubber Boots, Overalls. Shiits. Blouses, Oiled Clothing.
And warranted as represented.
P. A. STOKES & Co.
FISH NETTING OF '
MAWC TO OUDKK
at lowest rnrrEs ok
HENRY DOYLE S CO.,
Solo Agents for
Van Dlisen & CO,
Hardware and Ship Chandlery,
Pure Oil, Bright Varnish,
Binacle Oil, Cotton Canvas.
Hemp Sail Twine,
Cotton Sail Twine.
Wrought Iron Spikes.
Galvanized Cut Nails.
Agricultural Implements, Seivlnsr
Machines, Taints, Oils,
For Fashionable fVSillinery,
And Satisfactory l'rlees.See
Mrs. Derby and Miss Heilborn,
At -Mis, I)eili 's Old Stand.
New GoodH CouNtaatly Itecelvrd
mill tin- Tastes of Customers
kadles ate invited In call and -e tlic I-'it-cst
tamo nu ut. m
Hay, Oats, ani Straw, Lime, Brict, Cement, Sand ani Plaster
Wood Dellfered to Order. Dnirlnir, TrKratnfcanit Kipi-ess Ilmlnesj.
. m j l L . I
TEK apply to the Captain, or to
The New Model Range
CAN BE HAD IN ASTOKIA, ONLY OK
E. B. HA WES.
Acent. Call and Examine It ; Yon Will be Pleased. E. R. Ilawes U also Agent rur the
Buck Patent Cooking Stove,
AND OTOEK FIRST CLAS3 STOVES.
Furnace Work, Steam Fittings, Etc., a Specialty. A Full Stock on Hand.
S. Elmore's Cannery.
Machines all Running.
Times as Long!
l'oard i Stoker, i
. You ar? invited to r.MI.
, b waawwj b sp9
OK HEM" Ql'AI.ITY.
a caa a
f rriNi: comhixatiox.
51? ani 519 MA SI.
the l'nrific Toast.
Ttiriina nr.fihtjgj'WJTitjei u n r m m fiifiiti nunnw
John C. Dement.
Successor to W. E. Dement & Co.
C.inirs Complete Storks of
j Drugs and Druggists' Sundries.
t'riri-litloiis CartTully Ciiiiiuimlr.l.
Mexican Salve and
Norwegian Pile Cuie.
.1. A. I KASK1C.
K1KS1 CLASS '
RESTAURANT AND SALOON
I-'raspr ! Wolton, l'ropr'u.
Xo.r.7 WaterStrect, - Astoria, Oregon.
Oysters in Any Style,
Krgular Steals 23 cent", lieds, 2r.and Mc.
Hot Wines, Liquors and,CIgarsat the Iku.
flien P. Parher,Ua&tcr.
KnrTOVVINCJ, FKKIOUT orCUAK
11. 11. 1'AItHKU.
WHOLESALE AND RIITAIL DEALEli IN
Groceries, Provisions and Mill Feed,
Crockery, Glass Plated Ware.
The Largest and finest assortment of
Fresh. Fruits and "STege-fcables.
Received fresh every Steamer.
J. C. CLINTON
CICARS AND TOBACCO,
Candies. Smokers' Articles, Etc
New Goods Pecelved Daily.
Opposite City Itook Mtnn.
Dry Goods, Clothing, Furnishing Goods,
Ladies' and Children's Muslin Goods.
Ladies' and Children's Shoes, all kinds.
Men's and Boys' Boots and Shoes, all kinds.
Rubber Goods. Oil Clothing.
Hats. Trunks, Valises. Satchels.
r,m.o K. I'AitKRi:.
CAltl. A. II wo.v
Parker & Hanson
C L. PARKER,
New Goods Arriving Every Steamer
PIES mfl LAMS
The Old Stand - Astoria, Oregon. ,
UNEN GILL NETTING A SPECIALTY.
The Oldest and Largest Manufacturers of
IN THE UNITED STATES.
Salfflou Purse Seines. Salionjoii Nets. Salmon (Jill Nets.
lTish Nettings of all kinds supplied at the shortest possible, notiep, and a?
the lowest rates. All made from our
Shephard Cold Medal Twines.
Guaranteed to be the strongest and moit desirablo twino now made especially for th
PACIFIC COAST FISHERIES.
This TV INE is: manufactured onl v by ourselu-.s, directly from the raw material.
and costs no more in NETT1XCS than the cheaper grades.
Send fur samples; also for our illustrated cat.iloKite. Highest awards at Boston,
Philadelphia and London.
American XTet and Tssine Company,
The NewYorkNovelty Store
Jla"e a Finely Assorted Stock of
Jewelry, Watches, Clocks,Optical Goods
Fine Stationery, Cutlery and Fancy Goods.
Of All Descriptions. Bought in the Best Markets and CANNOT BE UNDER
SOLD by any one this side of San Francisco.
Opposite Parker House, Main St., Astoria.
ers km mm sellers.
J. W. BOTTOITIi Proprietor,
Water Street, Two Doors East ol Oluey
Hue Clears, Tobacco anil Smokern ArliclM.
Sold at Lowest Market Rates.
! FRUITS. CANDIES NOTIONS.&c
Foard & Stokes
Their largely Increasui" trade enables
1 hem to sell at the very lowest margin
of prollt while Rlvins yon good
that are of Aim class quality.
Goods Delivered All Over the City.
The Highest Price Paid for Junk.
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