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FBIDAY.....":..- :....: June 2, 1876.
The New York Central" Railroad
on Wednesday put fare from Boston
to all points iki the West down one
dollar,- when the Erie' line and con
necting routes went5 below that'. A
ride from New York to San Francisco
now, in H ist' class style is only $131.
Fare from San Francisco remains
the same as last month.
Senator Conklihg- cannot be ac
cused of bidding for votes from the
Pacific'coast when helntroduced that
petition or memorial, -a few days ago,
from tlie New York Transportation
Company Association, remonstrating
against any further gifts or benefits
being conferred upon Pacific rail
toads. Tlie jealousy of the East with
respect to this part of the country
sometimes crops'dtit in a very small
Ambng the arrivals, last week says
a' Philadelphia correspondent, was pub
lished that of "Commodore Connor of
of San Franciscoi" We wouldn't have
known it was the blunt and grizzly
old Captain of the John L. Stephens
if we hadn't seen him up on Ninth
street ordering a Philadelphia land lub
ber to heave to and tell him how many
knots it was down to Walnut street.
He is evidently more "at sea" on the
streets- of Philadelphia" than on the
bosom of the broad Pacific.
Peter Cooper has finally accepted
the nomination for President at the
hands of the Indianapolis convention,
but in d6ing so he expressed as a
condition that in case the party which
have nominated him may attain its
exalted aims of affording needed re
lief from the blighting effect of past
unwise' legislation relative to finances,
through either the Republican or
Democratic party, both of them meet
ing in national convention at an early
day, he shall be permitted to step
aside and remain rn that quiet which
is most congenial to his nature and
time of life.
As we write v6 fancy we hear
the wheels of loconiotive No. 100, and
the cars composing the Jarnet &
Palmer train speeding its way from
New York to San Francisco in four
at days.- They expect to take dinner
the Palace Hotel on Sunday.- There
are sixteen persons in the company.
The fare for the round trip, including
one week's board at the Palace Hotel,
is 8500: The tickets for the guesls
are of beautiful workmanship, in
book form,- the cover being solid di
ver, and enclosed in white satin cask
ets. The cost of each ticket and
casket will be $40. The New York
Herald, commenting on the mutter
says : "It is a commendable evi
dence of private enterprise, and is an
event which possesses National im
portance. What these bold managers
do now as a wonderful feat, will be
done twenty years from now every
A Washington dispatch of the
29th says: "Representative Lane has
submitted to the House Pacific railroad
committee and is urging the adoption
of jm amendment to the pending bill
for the extension of the time for tlie
completion of the N. P. R. R., pro
viding that, as a condition of the ex
tension, the company shall construct
and equip its road between Kalama
W. T., and Portland, Oregon within
two years from the f enactulent of the
hill." This appeal's to us fo be in ac
cordance withihe previously arranged
programme of the Portland Board of
Trade, . to divert the trade of the
Willamette valley to Puget Soundl
The people of 'Astoria Seem to be
asleep and do not realize what is go
5ng 'on ab.out Washington. Orego
aiians may. awaken themselves at the
crack of doomsday-. '.
When will the' road leading to
the.cemetery groundsbe made pas'
"Who 'is Herbet Spencer, Pap!"
asked an inquisitive Brooklyn boy of
his father the other morning. "He's
a famous English Philosopner my
son." "And what's a philosopher?"
continued the lad, with the business
air of a person who couJd keep right
on asking qucstfous until doomsday.
' ' A philosopher, ' ' re turn ed the father-grave1
"is a man who never mar
On Journalism. One of the most
frequent and sweeping accusations made
by the mns of the public against the
journalists is that they have no principles,
that they are trimmers, defending one
thing to-day and another to-morrow.
This accusation is unjust. Taken as a
whole,- journalists are much les guided
by personal considerations in the matters
of public interest thnn any other body
of men. Life is not stationery, and they
have naturally to alter their opinions now
and then, under the influence of changing
circumstances. But these changes are sel
dom the result of anticipated personal ad
vantages. A fne thinker becoming
oithodox, a republican becoming a morr
archbt or a liberal becoming a conserva
tive, arethinss by no means as frequently
to be met with among journalists as they
aie among people at large. On the con
tinent of Europe such a change of princi
ples on the part of any newspaper or
literary man is utterly impossible without
his incurring the penalty of moral death.
Mot newspaper articles being signed
there, the writers may in the course of
time change the shade of their colors, but
never the colors themselves. Political
and philosophical inconsistency in jour
nalism is the product of the anoymous
press, and il is in England that it is at its
Temple Lodge, No. 7, A. P. A M.
Regular Communications first and
third Saturdays in each month, at 7.0
o'clock, r. m.. at tho Hall in Astoria.
Members of tho Order, in jrood standing, are
invited to attend. By ordei of tho W. M.
Beaver Lodge, No. 35, 1. O. O. F.
Moot every Thursday evening, atf
at S o'clock, in tlie Odd Fellow's Pg
Hull, cor. of Cass and Chenamus g:
streets, Astoria. Members of tho
Order are invited to attend. By ordor, N. G,
Astoria Lodge No. 40, 1. O. G. T.
Regular Meeting every Saturday Evening
at8o'clock.at Good Templar's Hall, Chena
mus Street, Astoria, over C. L. Parker's
tore. Members of the Order, in good stand
ing, are invited to attend. Decree meeting 1st
Monday each month. By order W. C. T.
Youngs River Grange, P. of H.
Meets on tho fourth Sat
urday 6 f each month at
11 o'clock a. m. Patrons
in good standing aro invited to attend.
By order of W. M.
Bcgular meetings first Monday ovening in
each month, at V o'clock
Ur Persons desiring to havo matters acted
upon by tho Council, at any regular meeting,
nmt present tho same to the Recorder, or
Mavor on or before tho Friday ovening prior
to the Monday on which tho Council holds its
I. W. CASE, Mayor.
F. J. Taylok, Recorder.
C. R. F. B. A Society Notice.
Any fisherman on the Colum
bia River, wishing to join tho
Fihermans Association can ai-
plv in person or by letter to tho following
ofGcers of tho Association. J. B. Nice, Pres
ident, Waterlord : B. P. Sheppard, Manhat
tcn Fishery. Lodge Deputy ; and Thomas
Dealey Secretary, Astoria, Oregon. A cor
dial invitation is hereby tendered to all to
avail themselves of this privilege.
By order of the President.
THOMAS DEALEY, Secretary.
OCCIDENT HOTEL ARRIVALS.
GAV Gilbu-ySF J 17 Gamble Portland
J M XeUon t Col USA FR Moore
A V Allen Ft Canby. A Obeidor'er
SDAd?ir Citv D Utancbrrd
HMcndleson " J H Wiiitcomb Oystet-
R D Hu .ie " ville
GWliumo " JMcKaitby City
At tho re-'dence of thobiidc's father,
Hon. 1. "W. Jloirison, on Clatop
Plains, Juno 1st 387G, by llev. W. J.
Eranklin, Cnpt. Chailes "SV. Hamblin,
and Mis Hannah M. 'Morrison, all of
Clatsop Co. Oregon.
H a d i !
$hc Sftfrcfcljj istotott.
AN INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER
THREE DOLLARS PER YEAR.
The Only Paper Published at the Sea-Port of Oregon
SATURDAY. June 3. 1876.
LOOK AT THIS.'
s rTtoe Copies of tMtekly Isiorian
V-ss-mi ! ; T r Til. L rm x.
fiS-WhicFis Just Tho Thing to
Uend to your friends abroad '. '
A girl to do general house work.
Wages $25 to 30 per month.
None but a good hand ncedapply.
Apply at Mrs DAGGETT'S.
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS FOR
All tho?e persons to whom contiacts
were awarded for the improvement of
streets in the Town of Astoria, by the
undersigned, Street Commissioner o? said
town, on May the 20th, 187G, must call at
the office of G. W. Ren. town Attorney,
to-morrow, June 2d, 1S76, and give the
requiied bonds, and sign written contracts,
or said contracts will be awarded to the
next lowest responsible bidder.
Astoria, Oregon, June 1st, 1S7G.
CHENAMUS STREET IMPROVE
MENT. Notice is herebv given that sealed pro
posals will, be received by the undersigned
for the improvement of that part of Che
namtis street lying in front of lot eight (8)
block eleven (11), McClure's. Astoria, by
grading to conform as near as practicable
to the crossings as alrtadj constructed on
snid street, and also by the building of a
sidewalk according to plans and specifica
tions to be seen at the office of Prank
J. Taylor, Recorder, until noon of Satur
day June 3d, 1870, said iniDrovement to
be completed by September 1st, 1876, as
provided by ordinance No. 121, passed
the Council May lst, 1S76.
The right to reject any or all bids is bere
Astoria, Oregon, June 1st, 187G.
TIIE PEOPLE'S INDEPENDENT
Candidate for Joint Representative
from Clatsop and Tillamook counties, Capt. J.
11. 1). Gray, will moot tho Citi.cn of Youngs
llivcr Precinct at tho Grangors 11 all at 11 a.
m.. May 27th.: Astoria Precinct at 8 p. m.;
Westport, Clifton, and Knanpa, if possible,
May Uth; Clatsop, at Pres. Cuurch, at 1 p. m.,
and expects to leavo Astoria for Tillamook
with thosteamor Gen. Canby, at 3 a. m., Mav
llst. and will speak at llonuarton and Garri
baldi while there, returning to Astoria either
Thursday or Friday, Juno 1st or 2d, and will
address a grand rally of citizens At Spiritual
II all. The opposing candidates having been
challenged to meet him on tho stump, and giv
ing no definite answer, arc ajain publicly in
vited to meet Capt. Gray at tho time and pla
ces n? above mentioned to discuss tho local and
political issues of tho daiy, and tell what ho
knows about farming.
RAISING REPUBLICAN CxVTTLE
AND DEMOCRATIC SHEEP.
Tho presence of ladies is specially invited.
Stockholders in the Astoria "Milling
Company are heieby notified that a meet
ing will be held at Astoria, on Satu'day,
June 3d, 187G. for the purpose of electing
officers for the ensuing year, and tiansact
ing such other business as mav come ber
fore the meeting. D. REQUETTE.
Astoria, Mp.v 22d, 1876.
J. N. ARMSTRONG,
Having built anew building, specially adap
ted to the business, next door to Dr. Kin
soy's on tho ltoadway, is now pro
pared to tako
First Class Pictures,
At reasonable prices. Call and cecuro a
shadow ero tho substance fades.
D. K. Warrkn. C.A. McGuirk.
Astoria Market !
Corner of Chenamus and Cass streets
WARREN & McGUIRE, Proprietors,
(Successors to Jlob.son tfc Warrtn,)
wliolesalo and Retail Dealers in all kinds of
Fresh and Cured Meats!
A full line of Family Groceries,
CANNED FRUIT, 'VEGETABLES, ETC.
t?r Bmter, Eggs, Choose, etc. constantly
ftSF" Ships supplied at tho lowest rates.
Main Street. Astoria Oregon,
RESPECTFULLY CALLS TIIE ATTEN
t;on of tho public to tho fact that the
above Market will always bo suppliod with a
FULL VARIETY BEST QUALITY
FRESH AND CURED MEATS!
"Which will be sold at lowest rates, wholesale
and retail. Special attention given to supply
German Sausage Factory
'.NewBuildjns Parker House Clock.
Main Street, Astoria.
J. S. MAYER, - - Proprietor.
TX ADDITION TOTflH MANUFACTURE
X e: all son's cr the Cleunortand Lrt mrdo
fcauagc from ihe bct iuiliiv of Por.k and
Ieo., r,t the :boc stand in dunntiH sutl
cient tosuppply tho trade has. just opened, a
uuiv muck 01 t t
rilESEKVESAKJ) CANNED EKUIT
.ui v-x luxs i-vwxj.
new sjock ot
, .Ami a sooa quality, of Cigars nndlobacco.
mrtrc-li luttc-r. Cheese; Es&?.iraih's. 3a-. T,.i?mil. . L ''Xjfe
.. conanu suouiaem always on nd. , t ' with n fuy Wojfc 0f chafctflou. ttMmMo
j ? l' re?n.i,eer. l'oxKn Glutton. anit.Veceta- nronnredJ tU'fiil ordeV'lud 'ttr'tfanf-OtftRoi t
J . i "'!' I" WlUWi..jV.iVli UiU liiti; mvu
1 hi A3 6l11Ttlia1 lr rmA rnll n . 1 M. ...
muuusH-nnarOk j&amssto x&s&zMSsnusnzsur. rrxm.K
A. VANDUSEN MERCHANDISE.
Full . Spring Stock !
, . NOW. .OPEN,
A. VAN DUSEN,
"Wholesale and Retail Dealer in
Corner Main and Chenamus Streets,
JSrFOB IT CANNOT. BE BEAT.
t t' : s j t : : :.' : 1 t m t c
Price, tncludmp; Gauge and Handles, six feet,
nino Dellars: $t feet 9.75; 7 feet, 10 Hi.
Orders promoclv filleu bv
A. VAN DUSEN, Sole Ajrnt,
FISH BARRELS! . h
Half Barrels, Ouarter Barrels,
AND KITTS, ' .
AT LIVING PittGESTiir THE
t i -a
Knappton Barrel Factory,
Knappton, Pacific Co., Vf.. T.
Corner Main and Chenamus Streets,
DE.VLEII JN TIIKCHOICKST lIRANDji OK
Tobacco and Cigars, and" the1
and other English Cutloo.
Fairchilds Gold Pfeh's:
And all sorts of 'J; ''
alladay's "Wharf. Main StreetAstoria', Ogn.
PIES, PASTRY, .
of the Oregon Bakery ot'.jyhich C.
Binder deceased, tas proprietor, tbe same as
usual, by MVs. CHA ltLKS BINDKlf.1 ltl
First Class Baker employed, and perfect
satisfaction guaranteed. 411 ordqr. large.or
small, promptly filled on short notice, Pat
ronage of tho public L respectfully Aolifcited. .
New Store. New Goods.
IN THE SUMMERS 'BTTIlUHSG,
j: C. TRXTLLINGER
Abovo Well knot Stand. "u
A lAPvGE ND COMPEER TOCIt
-' 'BOOTS AND 'SHOES,';, ,
And jverything'rifinircd' ffr anily use, down'
.1 ?nuK yi r iuur or i'otju irom niv iitiji iiiui
W.jiybington County, whidh'kwilj lwftldat
in v.:iiDingion county,
'.tho lowest market rate.
15.1 inyic tho public
notice.-for any kindu&Iduiliejv
JEM JEh WW
3W?m H to
immwrn S r p
oulu Kqapecttully Announce) ,,'jiy,
tho Citi ens of Astoria .and. .Vicinity,
i -nnv lioro. nrl lms .Ononml nf tlin'
exanmno, njyoc anu pi ices, iiavis kjcuwu
J C. TKULLINGEU.
I. W. CASE 1VIERCHANDISE.
Cor. ChcnnniHs and C'aH Streets,
A SPLENDID STOCK OF
Dry Goods, Hardware,
NAILS AND R:OPE!
Boots and Shoes,
Hats and Caps,
Paints, Oils $ Window
AND A FULL SUPPLY OF
DOORS & WINDOWS,
WHICH WILL i:e SOLD CHEAPER
THAN EVER BEFORE.
?As I nm making a speciality in
that line of buine., pnitips in want of
Doors and Windows will find It to their
advantage to call.
I. W. CASE.
OILAS B. SMITH.
Olfieo in "Warren k McGuire'a building, op
posite Occident Hotel.
Facts Worth Knowing.
A. W. Cone, - - Astoria,
SIGN OF THE GOLDEN SHOE.
Cannot bo boat in tho Boot and Shoe line.
Call and see hira.
SIGN OF TIIE GOLDEN SHOE,
Main Street, Axtoria.
WATCHMAKER awl JEJFELEB.
ANNOUNCES TO THE PEOPLE OF
Astoria and vicinity that he is novr pre
pared to do all kinds of
WATCHMAKING AND JEWELLING
in tho neatest possiblo manner. AIL worh
Krr Asent for tho WALT1I AM and ELGIN
Watches. 1UA CUTTING.
Chenamus street, Astoria, Oa.
House and Sign Painting,
Special attention, paid io Country ivovl;.
Shop on Squemoqhu street,
ASTORIA, ... OKE;.
New Pleasure Yacht.
E. C. SIIIVELY, Master
Is nor ready for freight or charter to any
point on tho bay. Having fino accommoda
tions for pleasure scekors, and a record for
fast sailing, offers superior accommodations
For freight or chartor. at reasonable rate-,
apply at the restaurant of E. C. lloldon.
d, It. C. SHIVELX, Astoria.
City Book Stoee!
All Kinds of BOOKS,
, STATIONARY, ETC.,
rrWE LATEST AND LEST EASTERN
JL Periodical and Weeklies, and the leading
cwf papers of tho day. for sale,
KW Coast Charts and Shipping Blanks con
stantly on hand. t ,
Astoria Brewery Saloon,
And Bottled Beer E)epot!
MAIN STREET, ASTORIA.
The Best Quality Lager Beer,
XXI Hi jXji J.O XV UJU.IOO.
rS" Tho patronase of the public i Teapect
'fully solicited. Orders for Laser, or Eottled
.Jjeer. in anj quantity, promptly tilled. -
fir- Eree Lunch dsiy and night.
Astoria Sail Xi6ftf
l,kpW PvExlDY EOPv BUSINESS.
patronize Home Manufactores Keep the'llonq Here
fHIIE. UNDERSIGNED BEGS -J,EAViE
X to inform the public in general, and tho
rhoruien particularly that he is luhfiroaf
wl.to make sails of every dqcription on.shoic
otirfe, ana'afrcaionablo rates. - ,l'
Address: A.CU. JUILX80N; li. ..
Astoria Oregon ,