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ASTORIA, OREGON, SATURDAY Wtitim, JULY 26, 1873.'
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TUESDAY, THURSDAY AND SATURDAY,
Monitor Building, Artoria, Oregon.
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change, is authorized to act as Agent for the
Astokivn in San Francisco.
Any friond who feels an intorest in the pros
perity of this region, is authorized to act as
Agent for this paper, in procuring subscribers.
The bark Clara Louise 'arrived yester
day from Honolulu loaded with sugar
and molasses for Portland.
On the Beach. The tug boat Ben
Holladay is on the beach fixing the bear
ings for her propeller shaft.
Launched. The new boat built by
Mr. Geo. McEwan for the use of the Cus
tom House, wom launched a. few days ago.
She is said b7 judges to be a fine boat.
Recovering. Mr. Harry Spedden is
rapidly recovering from his recent severe
illness. Judge Callender is also conval
escent. Travelling. The Hon. B. A. Bayly,
of Tillamook, reached Astoria a few days
ago by the Dixie Thompson, having come
over the new wagon road to Portland,
-and is now returning to his home by the
way of Clatsop Plain?.
Grading. The grading of Benton
street is being pushed forward vigorously.
The Tovm Board and Scripture hay the
" valleys shall be filled." "We are
Bark Rival cleared yesterday at
this port for San Francisco with 3,832
cases of salmon, 207 barrels salmon,
and CO tons of rail road bars, in ad
dition to her cargo taken on in the
Judges of Election. At a special
meeting of the Common Council the fol
lowing named gentlemen were appointed
Judges of Election for the 4th of August:
H. S. Aiken, David Ingalls, and W. W.
Parker. The judges will appoint their
Church Pair. The fair forthebene
fitof the Catholic Church, to be held soon
in this city by ladies of the Church, will
be a grand affair. Very much prepara
tion is being made to make it a success.
Fishing Closed. Mcglcr & Jewett of
the Chinook fishery, closed activo work on
the 21t. They run a little later this year
than last, and have put up about 150,000
cans of talmon, besides 200 barrels of
choice bellies. Other fisheries will be
closing soon, to prepare for another year.
For San Pedro. The brig Koloa,
which arrived here from San Francisco on
the 21st inst., after spending ten days up
the Columbia liver, returned on "Wed
nesday loaded with lumber for San Pedro,
from the -mills at St, Helens. The steam
tug Astoria, Capt. "Wass, hitched to her,
and she proceeded to aea, crossing tbo bar
the tame evening.
Sailed. The bark Hermine, sailed
yesterday from, this port for Cork,
with 20,683 bushels of wheat valued
at $24,060 and 1,500 cases of Salmon
valued At $12,000. This vessel though
small and drawing but 17 feet of wa
,ter was detained about 12 hours for
fhe'proper title 'to 'cross the Hogs
b'sclc. We, leattfthfct the Oysterville Regatta,
which wa to have come off on the 24th,
was postponed in consequence of very light
winds, until yesterday when they had a
"quantum feuracit" if old Borea3 ditpened
.his brezea,Tritli a liberal a hand as he did
here. And in otfr next we expect to give
oar rcadens.an nccountof the finest regatta
anatJWe beettime'eyer madron the Pacific'
Excursion. The hteamer Mary Bell
will go on an excursion to- Clatsop on Sun
day morning next at 7M a. m., and re
turn in the evening of the same day.
Passage for the round trip, 1.00.
Also, on Monday next, at 7 a. m., the
Mary Bell will leave for Nat Creek on a
Blackberry excursion. Passage for the
round trip, 1.00.
Guardianship. Mr. C. Crosby, of
Tumwater, "W. T., has been appointed
the guardian of the children of the late
Capt. Alfred Crosby. He has given the
necessary bonds, and, we understand, will
remove the children to his home in "Wash
ington Territory in the course of a month.
Master Alfred Crosby has gone with
his uncle to Tumwater, W. T.
Time for Filing Claims. B. R.
Spedden, Count j Clerk, requests us to say
for the information of settlers on the Ne
halem that the fene for filing on such land
claims as were taken up previous to the
survey, will expire on the 7th day of Sep
Ai'sent. TLi editor and proprae
tor of the Astorian has gone-to Shoal
water Bay to attend the- regatta,
which was to come off yesterday. He
will return to Astoria some time to
day when his many friends will fye
pleased to extend to him the
Removed, The Post-office has been
removed from the old stand in Mr. Par
ker's store to the magnificent quarters pre
pared by the Government in the new
Custom House building. Astoria now has
the best furnished and most capacious post
office in the State. It is admired by all
who examine it, and travelers say they
never saw a more complete establishment.
The amount of mail coming to this city is
very large for the population and the pros
pect is that although the present post office
is larger than we just now require, it will
not be too large in a year or so hence.
Astoria, July 21th, 1873.
The last issue of the
Wallamet Farmer, contains a communi
cation from Portland signed B. (which
means Buncomb) interviewing the report
of the committee appointed by the Astoria
Chamber of Commerce, which report has
been published and extensively circulated
to good effect, judging from the state of
mind noanifestcd by "Bumcombn in his
communication. He starts of on a high
horse. Hear him. " The report of a self
constituted committee of Astorians, to a
Mythical Chamber of Commerce." "Now
Mr. Chamber of Commerce, ain't you
kilt, dead? can you survive such a shock,
if indeed, you ever had an existence, you
didn't get authority from Portland, or
from Bumcomb, to form any such associa
tion, or appoint any such committee, and
therefore, no confidence can be placed in
your doings or representatiens: every thing
is a my the, but Portland and Uncle Sam's
twenty-four foot drudger.
I did not take, up my pencil to answer
B.'s communication, (for his reasoning
cannot be comprehended by ordinary
minds) but to call the attontion of the com
mittee to the blunders they had made
thoughout their report. Ain't the com
mittee aware that a man up the creek cau
tell better where the "Windward was blown
over, than those who saw it, and the num
ber of vessels tliat have crossed the Co
lumbia river Bar, than the committeo can
know from the records.
How tho farmers of the valley will be
t rejoiced, when they learn from Bumcomb,
that they will be able to save three cents k
bushel by shipping their wheat from Port
land, and that they have been saving it
all the time. This of course, will knock
the farmers ware-house, where Uncle
Sam's twenty-four foot Drudger is to
knock the Hog's-back in Cathlamet bay.
Now, seriously, Mr. Editor, I am rejoic
ed that we have a medium, through which
false representations can be met, and
Truth sustained, and I think Truth has fi
nally got her boots on, and will be alter
all such shallow pated fellows, I hope
tho"" self constituted committee" will at
tend to this aelf constituted Buncomb.
On the whole Mr. Editor, on a second
reading, I think Buncomb only intention
was, fo draw out more information on the
fculcct of commerce from this committee.
Movement bf Vessels.
Following is a list of vessels on tho way to
tb.13 port, and a rocord of tho arrivals and do
parturos up to date:
Barkentine Melancthon, from San Francisco
sailod July 17th.
British bark Vesta, sailed from Liverpool,
British bark Shylct, Liverpool, via Victoria,
t?choonor , from Melbourne
British bark Onoata, 588 tons, -McDowell,
from Tyno via. Molondo and Callao, arrived
from Molondo at Callao 22d.
British ship Lorotta, 1,944 tons, from Tyno
via Callao. Sailed March 6th.
British bark Duncairn, Chambers, from
Tyno via Bombay, Arrived at Bombay prior
to April 22d.
British bark George x.IIolt, Norton, from
Wear via Now Zealand, Sailed Dec 20th, 1872
Passed tho Lizard Foburary Uth.
Bk Clara Louiso Honlulu July 2-Jtb
Brig Jvoloa San Pedro Julfr 24
Bk Hermine Portland for LLvorpooLJuly 25
Tide TWWfec for Astoria.
A. M. P. M.
24-. 0 06 1 nlS 7 ftf 7 08
25- 0 48 2 25J. 8 27 7 f0
2tf 1 24 2 ft, 8. 56 8 29
27 2 01 3 21R 8 23 11 07
28 2 87 3 44J'. 4'i 9 4-J
29 3 W 4 07: 10 08 10 27
30 4 05 4 345 10 2" 11 30
31 4 59 5 12J 10 57
Notice to Pilots, '(and Ship Masters).
Every Pilotor Ship Master who shall bring in
to the port of Astoria any ship or vossol having
on board any persons or goods infected with
Small-pox, Cholera, Leprosy, or other conta
gious diseases, or which shall havo had on
board any such infections during tho voyage,
or which ho suspects, from tho bad sanitary
condition of tho vessel may bo capable of pro
pagating disoaso, shall anchor such ship or
vossol bolow Smith's Point, and givo immedi
ate notice to tho lioalth Officer In any viola
tions of tho forogoing regulations tho law will
bo strictly enforced. S.AV. DODD, M. D..
Health Officer, Astoria.
A Masonic XiOdgc in Jerusalem..
The attempt to organize- a Masonic
lodge in the city of Jerusalem, under
American auspices, which has been
long on foot,, has at length succeeded.
Advises- were received a few days ago
ftom John Sheville, who was sent out
last spring for that purpose, that on
"Wednesday, May 7th, he organized
the Royal Solomon Mother Lodge,
No. 293, in due and ancient form, in
the Great Mark-Masters' Quarry,
under the city of Jerusalem, and in
itiated a candidate.
Under authority of the Grand Lodge
of Canada, the Eev. John Sheville
left New York April 18th ; Egypt,
May 2d arrived at Jerusalem May
6th ; finally,, on the 7th of May, the
day named in the warrant, organized
Collecting together twelve of the re
sident and visiting Masons of Jerusa
lem, Mr. Sheville entered the vast
and gloomy vault of the " Cotton Me
gara" at 2 p.m., and proceeded with
guides and lighted torches to uthe
Chamber of the Brotherly Covenant, "
where the Masonic emblems, en
graved by Dr. Morris in 1868, remain
to designate the place. Upon a
square pillar which marks the centre
of the chamber, the essential objects
constituting the "great lights" of
Maspnry were "displayed in tradition
al order. A proper arrangement of
officers and members followed, and
the well-known forms of organizing
the lodge and dedicating the work to
the royal patron, King Solomon, were
proceeded with. On the same even
ing, a resident of Jerusalem, a gen
tleman of distinction, was initiated.
The first act of the new lodge, after
the Grand Marshal had pronounced
the organization perfected, was to de
clare that "all Master Masons who
are members of the American Holy
Land exploration are hereby recog
nized as honorary life members of
No. 293, with corresponding rank.'.1
The number of these is some 2,000.
To the Past Grand Master of Ken
tucky, L.L. D., is due the inception of
the plan, and to the liberality of some
two thousand of the Masonic frater
nity, under his earnest appeals for
five years, its successfiucomplish
Graco Church, (Prot. Episcopal) Rov. T A
Hyland Hector, Divino servicos ovory Sunday
at 10 x m and 7 p m; Sunday School at 1 r m
Congregational Church, Rev A "W Tonny
Pastor, Divino services every Sunday at 10
a m and 7 v m; Prayer Meeting every Thurs
day ovoning, Sunday School meets at 12 u
In looking over the large amount of
land owned in this city by non-residents,
the thought suggests itself that with such
a diversified interest there ought to he a
greater concentration of effort to build! up
the city. Lots and blocks are- orarKidl here
by parties all over the country.. Araottgr
the desirable tracts mretOBC owned! by Mr.
McNulty, of New York City, TV. P.
Burns of Oregon City, E. P. Knapp, and
others too numerous to mention. The late
General Canby held some desirable lots at
the time of his death, and contemplated
making handsome improvements upon
Once upon an evening bleary,
"While I sat me dreaming dreary,
In the sunshine, thinking o'er
Things that passed in days of jore;
"While I nodded, nearly sleeping,
Gently came in something creeping,
Creeping upward from the floor
"'Tis a cooling breeze," I muttered,
"Prom the regions 'neath the floor;
Only this and nothing more."
Ah! distinctly I remember
It was in that wet September,
"When the earth and every raessibeJ!
Of creation that it bore,,
Had for weeks and months been soaking
In the meanest, most provoking
Poggy rain that, without joking,
"We had ever seeni before,
So I knew it must be very
Cold and damp beneath the floor
Very cold beneath the floor.
So I sat me nearly napping
In the sunshine, stretching, gaping,
And a feeling quite delighted
"With the breeze from 'neath the floor,
Till I felt me growing colder,
And the stretching waxing bolder.
And myself now feeling older,
Older than I felt before
Feeling that my joints were stiffer
Than 'they were in days of yore
SthTer than they'd been before.
All along my back the creeping
Soon gave place to rushing, leaping,
As if countleas frozen demons
Had concluded to explore
All the cavities the varmints
'Twixt me and my nether garments,
Through my boots into the floor;
Then I found myself a shaking
Gently shaking more and more
Every moment more and more,
'Turns the Ague, and it shook me
Into the heavy clothes, and took mo
Shaking to. the kitchen every
Everv place where was warmth m. store,
Shaking till the China rattled,.
Shaking till my molars rattled;
Shaking, and with ail nay warming.
Peeling colder than before;
Shaking till it had exhausted
All its powers to shake me more
Till it could not shake me more
Then it rested till the morrow,
"When it came with all the horror
That it had the face to borrow,
Shaking, shaking as before,
And from that day in September
Day which I shall long remember;
It has made diurnal visits.
Shaking, shaking, oh! tsosore!
Shaking oil' my boots, and shaking
Me to bed if nothing more,
Pully this if nothing more.
And to-day the swallows flitting
Pound my cottage see me sitting '
Moodily within the sunshine
Just inside my silent door,
"Waiting for the Ague seeming,
Like a man forever dreaming
And tho sunlight on xae streaming,?
Shades no shadow on tike- flooir,
Por I am too thin and llow
To make shadows on the floor
Kary shadow any more
Already the Chinese employed in
the shoe factory at North AdttniB,
Mas6,liave from $400 to 700 apiece in
the savings banKs. Iney are wut -
THE IATEST NEWS.
Gold in New York to-day, 115. -Portland
Legal Tender, rates, 8o'
buying; 861 selling.
DesMoines, Iowa, July 22. A thou
sand conjectures are current as to the
persons who robbed the train on the
Chicago. Peck Island and Pacific
Pailroaa last night, the most gener
ally received belief being that they
were persons living in the neighbor-hpod-
Vigilant parties are scouring
southwestern Iowa. and. it ife confi
dently baliSeved tftatr the- r&bbrs- will:
be- caught if they remain Sv th&
State. A telegram received late to
night says they crossed the- Burling
ton and Missouri Kfver Pailroaili lass
night at midnight. The railroad!
company offer a reward of 85,000 for
their detection. Gov. Carpenter lias
issued a proclamation to-dav offering
a reward of $500 for the arrest of each
person engaged in the robbery.
Washington, July 22. Second lieu
tenant M. Frank Gallagher, Second
Infantry, recently tried before a
Court-Martial at Columbia, S. C., for
killing John McAnnely, a discharged:
soldier, in Spartanburg, S. C,, has?.:
been dismissed from the service ants
the sentence has been approved by
the president. The civil auhoraie3
will take cognizance of th-e murder,,,
the army trial being Ofu a cfcargs- of V
conduct unbecoming an officer and a
Carson,, July 23..,r-The first lot of
trade-dollars was coined at the carson
Minfr yesterday,, and a portion of,J
them forwarded to San Francisco last
It fe. stated that the Tax-payers of
San Francisco hae tendered Mayor
Alvord the nomination, for reejectioui
to the office which henow holdsand.
that he will except-
Sajt Francisco, July 24th. The 3em--ocratic
Convention, last night, nominated
Captain C. M. McDonald, of the Pacif'c
Bank, for Mayor, ar.d adjourned until .
Another earthquake in northern Italy- .
Slavery was abolished in Khiva by the-
iuian on tne 24th.
The steamer Tigress which went in
search of the Polaris has arrived at St. .
The Government are going to open t
a wagon road from Fort Stevens to the .
site for the new light house on Clat
The Emma Hay ward took the place
of the Annie Stewart on the Astoria
mail route yesterday.
Makmed By H. B. Parker, Jus- -
tice of the Peace, July 24th, 1873,,,
Fred. Bartoldus to Emelie Schaub.
The Olympia Tribune says c
indignant people of Seattle, to
even with tne Northern Pacific Pail
road Company for not giving them
the terminus, are going to organize
a company and build an opposition
railroad. The capital of this new
company is to be $10,000,000. If
Seattle, with a population ol less than
fifteen hundred souls, can raise $10,
000,000 to build a railroad accross the
mountains, surely Olympia should be
aDie xo raise two or tnree mindred
thousand dollars to build the short
branch she so much desires.15
Brine for Keeping Butter. Make
a brine strong enough to bear an egg;
then put in two handfulls of salt to a
gallon of water. Add half a pound of
white sugar and two teaspoonfuls of
saltpeter. Boil well and skim until .
perfectly clear; then strain six or
eight times. Always keep a large
bag of salt in the brine with the but
ter. This is said to preserve batter
for a year or two. Be sure that the .
butter you attempt to put away is in
the first instance fresh and well made
I Wrap each roll separately in muslin
cloth, tying up as you 0. Pack them
as closely as you can in a large, emp-
ty atone jar until it is filled to with-
iu a few inches of the top. Weigh,
the butter down with a clean stone-
or something of the sort, Then pour
over the brine urTtil the whole is sub
merged. Tie up close, and the but
ter will be js$ as good ivheri wanted
for tiee aa when first put in brine.
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