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t gattu ,$torinu. ASTORIA. OREGON: WEDNESDAY- .MARCH 13.1S89. TnE San Francisco lumber market is dull: 40,000,000 feet of lumber, of all grades, are stored there. A Dubuque, Iowa, man has just shipped 1,100 eats and 200 dogs to Dakota, where the animals arc wanted to exterminate ground mice. Dur.isa February. 135 cars lumber and 47 care shingles were shipped eastward from the Columbia and Wil lamette rivers. OI these, 88 cars lum ber and 41 cars shingles went to Den- The California insurance com panies have caved the governor down the bank; he has vetoed a bill admit ting the formation of a mutual insur ance company and plainly shown his preference and prejudice for the com pact. CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS. At tho cil y council proceedings last evening a petition from Fred Sher man, asking permission to place an apron on West 0th street, was referred to street committee witn power to act. A communication from Chief En gineer Snyder, directing attention to the fact that the place of electrician is vacant and recommending that one be appointed, at a salary of at least 310 per month; referred to committee on fire and water. A remonstrance against tho im provement of West Cth street was read, and there being two-thirds of the property represented, was filed. W. PL Smith's communication, re ceived at last meeting, was, on mo tion, laid on the tablo in accordance with the recommendation of the com mitteo to whom the claim was re ferred. Tho street committee reported street superintendent Clinton's re port correct, and reported the street in front of Jas. McCann's residence in bad condition, and recommended its repair; report adopted. Tho special committees on the ex tension of First street westward, and on the pipe line, asked for further time, which was granted. Tho street superintendent and city auditor and clerk reported for Feb ruary: the amount of fines and for feitures for February in tho police court was $95. An ordiuance to amend ordinance 000 was referred to tho committeo on firo and water. An ordinanco providing for tho time and manner of improving Sec ond street westward from Main was passed under suspension of tho rules. An ordinanco amending an ordi nance granting a franchise to the As toria Street Railway company, ex tending tho time to fifty years, was read third time and passed. An ordinance to provide for tho li censing of barrooms, etc., was laid over to the next meeting. The following claims were ordered paid: Wilson & Fisher, S18.S0; S1.5; Oarruthers & Co., S1.C0; S7.D0; Sun dry persons, $35.50; S78.30; Astoria Iron Works, $32; West Shore Mills, $100.52; W. W. Belcher, 50 cents; Sunset Telephone Company, $3.; ClatsopMill Co., S20.31; Astoria Gas light Co., S10S.G0; $17.81: Electrio Light Co., S17G; Geo. W. McBride, $4.75; W. J. Barry, $0. Resolutions regarding the improve ment of Benton and Third streets were adopted. Resolutions regarding the im provement of Lafayette and Wash ington streets were also adopted. Regarding tho amount of $229 city tax said to be due from M. J. Kin ney, Chief Barry made verbal report; Mayor Page stated the facts in the case. A resolution regarding the estab lishing of grades on West Cth street, wiis adopted. Councilman Welch ca.Jcil nitration to the matter of paying $5 :i month for a dog bouse when a suitable dog honse could bo rented for Si 50 a month, and moved that the council delegate him to report on tho matter at the nest meeting. The motion prevailed and the council adjonrned. lUrril Wins. We desire to say to our citizens, that wo have been selling Dr. King's New Discovery for Consumption, Dr. King's Xew 1ife Pills. Bucklen's Arnica Salve ami Electric Hitters, and have never handled remedies that sell as well, or that have given such universal satisfac tion. We do not hesitate to guarantee them every time, and we stand ready to refund tlte purchase price, if satisfac tory results do not follow their use. These remedies have won their great popularity purely on their merits. J. W. Conn, Druggist. J. A. Montgomery buys direct from manufacturers and consequently can sell cheaper than others. All tlie patent medicines advertised In this paper, together with the choicest perfumery, and toilet articles, etc-can be bought at the lowest prices, atJ.W. Conn's drug store, opposite Occident hctel, Astoria. The latest style of Gents' Boots and Shoes at P. J. Goodman's. Coffee and cake, ten cents, at the Central Restaurant. Heating Stoves, cheaper than ever tie fore in Astoria. Coal and Wood stoves at John A. Montgomery's, lie has the largest stock and greatest variety. Ludlow's Ladies' S3.00 Fine Shoes; also h lexible Hand turned French Kids, at . P. J. Goodman's. Mrs. Derby is receiving her spring styles of Millinery. Wcinhard's Boer. And Free Lunch at the Telephone Sa loon, 5 cents. Go to Jeff's tor Oysters. NEWSY PARAGRAPHS From the City Near the Ocean Shore. Ilwaco, March 11, 18S9. Our people can easily understand why it is that there has been a lack of eastern mail nf Into lint ttIiot-o- foro TnE Astokian should fail to ar- nvo twice a week is both puzzling and disappointing. Tllfi T. Ti X' N r.n Iiiitw n firu nt men at work under tho direction of captain Edward bpencer, ballasting and improving the track. Once again the lonnmntirft TOliiafln ia linnrrl screeching through the woods and warning cows anu oilier tramps to clear tho track. Boats are arriving frequently with railroad material and lumber, and times are busy. Every other householder in town owns a cow, and milk can bo had for 10 cents a quart provided tho buyer furnishes transportation, and yet "we wero obliged to submit to a butter famine which lasted five days, and only by telegrams fo Frisco and about, was relief finally obtained. California cabbage and Oregon mutton and notatocs find rpnriv Knl here. " ' Handsome spiles, 30 feet and more i in length, brought down from St. ileiens way, are sold here for 85 cents each. A. man recently obtained permis sion to and did cut down twenty-five young hemlock trees in the woods near by. They are iu the woods yet; owner wants 50 cents stumoace. Timber hereabouts is hpld at high figures, so high that it is allowed to remain growing. Miss Lizzie Harris, niece of Capt. A. J. Harris is seriously ill at the Cape; reported to be a caso of ty phoid fever. From present indications there will be more pound nets in Baker's bay this season than ever before. Some claim that owing to warm spring weather there will be a very light run of salmon. The spring of '83 was just like the present one. Material for building and a few carpenters are already down from Portland, bound for the weather beacu. Bro. Reed is still hero preaching every night iu tho schoolhonse. This makes tho sixth week he has labored to convince his hearers that Satur day is tho true Sabbath, and of tho near approach of tlio end of tho world. And ho has mado several converts and friends. The masquerade on tho 4lh inst. was tho best ever held here, onr peo ple love to dance, and probably will pay their compliments to the memory of St. Patrick on tho night of the lGtb. Tho Ilwaco hotel is now under tho management of J. Howertou who heap saveys tho business, knows how to set a table and entertain all com ers. Tho Central hotel remains closed. Theo. Broemser is fitting up a now bakery and restaurant. N. C. Kofoed will soon open a sa loon in tlio building formerly used as a drug store. James Gold has lately built a dwell ing house. Wm. Hall is now building ono 20x 18 with an ell 10x14. Several bmld ing lots have recently been sold hero and the town grows. T. H. Bell has purchased a y, inter est in a pound net company and will devote his time to salmou fishing. Tom has been ono of the most popu lar clerks the A. P. Co. store has had and will bo missed by the public. H. Bragden is now clerking for tho a. if. uo. iiots of us are prayine that Ilwaco becomes a port of entry that we may bavo an opportunity to display our zeal ns olhce seekers. N. G. NEW TO-DAY. For Rent or Sale, a Ranch, o N YOUNfi'S RIVER. FAfill.TTIKS 1V surpassed for Slnolc. LnffMnf nr Cinpril iianciiins. ror particulars appiv io B.R. TUCKER. At Astor House. Astoria, Or. Ross' Opera House. ONE NICHT ONLY. Monday, March 18th, 1889. The Corned v Suecess of Two Continent. Mr. Augustine Daly's I'.rillUut Coinrdy Night Off. rrcsented by a cast of Metropolitan Star Comedians, such as has never before appeared In this city. The Com edy event of the season. IT'S VERY FUNNY! you wax. smile: YOU AVIM, I.AUGII ! YOU AVttfc SCREAM! A Night Off. Don't Miss It. Houses Always Crowded. i4?hCSie6XeuVn s,a!c Thursday, March 14th, 1689 at the New York Novelty store. Magnus C. Crosby HARDWARE, IRON, STEEL. Iron Pipe and Fittings, STOVES. TIWWARE AND HOUSE FURNISHING G0QDS SHEET LEAD STRIP LEAD SHEET IRON, TlXL AND Ooppor. gupffl Combines the juice of the Blue Figs of California, so laxative and nutritious, with the medicinal virtues of plants known to be most beneficial to the human system, forming the ONLY PER FECT REMEDY to act gently yet promptly on the KIDNEYS, LIVER AND BOWELS AND TO Cleanse the System Effectually, SO Til AT PURE BLOOD, REFRESHING SLEEP, HEALTH and STRENGTH. TJ5iirfill follow. Everv one is usine it -r,A oil fir, rMilVMetl With it. Ask YOUr uruggist for SYRUP OF FIGb. Mam factured only by the CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO., Sak Francisco, Cal. LocisvtLLS, Kv. Nl"v Yonie, N. Y INSURANCE. CAPITAL STOCK, $500,000 COLUMBIA A INSURANCE CO. FRANK DEKUM resident V. II. SMITH Vice-1'resiilent JOHN A. CHILD Secretary No. 100 Second St., Tortland, Or. I. W. Case, Agent, Astoria, Or. Ship and Commission Agency FIRE INSURANCE IX FIIIST CLASS COMPANIES Representing 813,000,000 PHCENIX, Hartford, Conn. HOME, New Yoik. AGENCY PACIFIC EXPRESS CO C. P. UPSHUR, Main Street Wharf - Astoria, Oregon. Robb & Parker, AGENCY OF Fire and Marine Insurance, With an ARsregate Capital of 10.000,000. IMPERIAL, of London. CALIFORNIA, of California. CONNECTICUT, of Hartford. OAKLAND HOME, of Oakland. LION, of London. FIREMAN'S FUND, of California Agents also for TRAVELLERS', of Hartford Life and Accident. Tickets sold for the ALLAN Line of Steamships, from Old Country to Astoria. ROBB PARKER. At old oOlce of J. O. lSozorlh. $67,000,000 Capital Liverpool & London & Globe. North British and Mercantile of London and Edinburgh. Hartford of Connecticut, Commercial ol California Agricultural, of watcrton n. N ew York, London & Lancashire of Liverpool, Enjr.. Fire Insurance Companies, Represent in a capital of $G7,000,000. It. VAN 1TJKF.X Agent. Fashionable Millinery. Next door to C. II. Cooi ei 'i. ' Thrall & Sherman Just fiom San Fianciseo. Empire Veils, Jane Hading Veils. N. P. OLSON. New Store Just Opened. Near l.einenu ebcr's Cannery. Clothing; Men's and Ladies' UNDERWEAR: Cigars, Tobacco, Stationery, and Notiou?. Cheap as tlic Cheapest. Watchmaker Cannerymen and Fishermen. Just received, direct from the factory, a full assortment of Woodberry's soft laid Cotton Twines, and l-ic, , and U thread and twine laid. "A" quality, Cotton Rope. MORGAN & SHERMAN. Notice. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT I have been appointed administrator of the estate of Neil Livingstone, deceased, and all persons having claims against said estate are required to present the same, duly verified, to me. at the office of the C. It. F. P. U.. In Astoria. Clatsop county, Oregon, within six months from this date. ..,, ALEX. HOLMAN. Astoria, Or.. Feb. 8th, 1S89. Telephoneliodetns House. 50 and 25 cts., per week Sl.50. Hew and clean. Private entrance. FfflE w Jeweler. Xx A FULL Agents for the Celebrated Lyon & Healy PIANO AM) ORGANS. And. Variety fsoo&g, A W'4I e:' -WEJt S'GiS3BiI y cissaa-Kssra1 ail , NEW MARKET BLOCK. POHTL&STD, Carry the largest and most complete stock of the very best and latest improved arm, Dairy, and ENGINES, BOILERS Wagons, Buggies, Carriages, Carts, Harness, And Machinery and Vehicles of Every Description. gusasaB.agsgr. Hvi flips'. We Guarantee our Goods the Best, Quality JST'Call and see us or send for onr rxvr.L. oil upiJUCiiMuii. Please mention The Astoeiak. WHITE HOUSE STORE Underselling every house in tho City on Zrisfoermess, Outfits. Call nnd satisfy yourself as to tlio truth of the foiejoing assertion. S. SCHLUSSEL Est. r. S. Sole agents for Clatsop county of Carter's Cape Aim Oil Clothing. NEW TO-DAY. Wanted. ALAUGE QUANTITY OF LIVING SEA LIoi'S and Seals, for which a liberal price will he paid; also two Cougars, six otter, six mink and a joiing male mountain Lion. Address FAULBOYTON. Portland, Ore. The Lurline. FAST TIME BETWEEN Portland and Astoria ! LEAVE POKTLAND. Dally, Except Saturday, at 8 r. m. LEAVE ASTORIA, Main St. Wharf. Daily, Except Sunday, at 7 a.m. CO TO Thompson & Eoss And get some of those No. One California Canned Fruits AND VEGETABLES. We Are Selling CJieap STOCK OF H BEATJTJFOL IN Tone 1 Finish, AND Beasonatle in Price. Every instrument war ranted for five years. OK.EG01T. Mill Machinery, AND SAW MILLS, and OUR PRICES THE LOWEST, Considered. Handsomely Illustrated Catnloguemailed -rilK- DIAMOND PALACE! (JUSTAY HAXSEX, Prop'r. A Large and Well Selected Stock of Fine Diamonds Jewelry At Extremely Low Prices. All Goods Bought at This EaUMhament Warranted Genuine. Watch and ClocU Repairing A SPECIALTY. Corner Cass and Squemoqua Streets. Notice. MEMBERS OF THEC. R. F. P. UNION arc notified not to ash forSalmon, dur iiiR the month of March, as the law will.no 2?u!)J;1)e strl?"y enforced by the Oregon I ish Commission. A. SUTTON. Astoria, February. 28. 1889. Secretary- H. JACOBSON, Manufacturer and Importer of Saddles, Harness, Collars. Whins. Saddlery Hardware, Horse Clothing. Robes, AT P0RTLAXD PRICES. Opposite Wilson & Fisher's dock, Astoria, Or, Notice to Bidders. SEALED BIDS WILL BE RECEIVED ON- Coast Hallway, for tblrtv thousand hewed tJl" . " " iu3 wm oe received forthe whole or any portion of the ties. Thft rnmnnnv rpoorvoa thn h . t-. anyoralfbTds7 ""-"" '"""W' Specifications can be obtained at the office of the undersigned, to whom all bids should be addressed. HENRY B. THIELSEN, Chief Eng'r and Snpt. A. & S. C. By. -Astoria, Or. WALKER, Blank Books, All the Latest Novelties, B H BR a b nkeltRiGO -BDYYOUR Groceries Provisions -OF- oard & Their largely Increasing trade enables them to sell at the very Tow est margin of profit while giving you goods that are of first class quality. Goods Delivered All Over the City. The Highest Price Paid for Junk. WHOLESALE AND A. V- AE.1-EEF. Groceries, Provisions and Mill Feed. Crockery, Glass Plated "Ware. o The Largest and finest assortment of Fresk Fruits and Vegetables. Received fresh For Sale. Ten acres good land. Improved, orchard, house and barn and outbuildings, well sup plied; two wells water, within ono mile of Knappa, known as the Mitchell place. For particulars apply to WARD LENT. Knappa, Oregon. BARBOUR Irish Flax HAVE NO """" fft GRAND PEIX PARIS 1878, AND GRAND CROSS OP THE LEGION D'HONNEUR. They received the ONLY GOLD MEDAL For FLAX THREADS at the London Fisheries And have been awarded HIGHER FRIZES at the various INTERNATIONAL .Limn mo guuua ui uujr uiuer THREAD IWE.ITTjrFACXTXHS IN THE WORLD. Quality Can Always be Depended on. Enerieicfiu FisiSeTUse 10 Ota HENRY DOYLE & CO., 5 1 7 and 51 9 Market Street, SAN FRANCISCO. AGENTS FOR PACIFIC COAST. W00DBEEEY SEINE TWINE, EOPE and NET TING Constantly on Hand. SEINES, POUNDS and TRAPS furnished'to order at Lowest' Factory Prices. Stationery EkA? H M nr.ii p. parkfr. carl, a. iiansoic iiparker & Hanson SUCCESSORS TO C. L. PARKER, DEALERS IN GENERAL MERCHANDISE New Goods Arriving Every Steamer THIS WEEK. WHBTE GOODS OVER 30 PATTERNS. The Old Stand - Astoria Oregou. RETAIL DEALER IN every Steamer. Net Floats IX LOTS TO SUIT AND OP THE BEST QUALITI', WILSON & FISHER'S' At Thread EQUAL ! etRilM"?? Exhibition 1883. EXPOSITIONS, rfjbv'V.. .'vrs-jgwgar1.