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ASTORIA, OREGON, TUESDAY" EVENING, JUNE 6, 1876.
ISSUED EVERY EVENING,
..('. IRELAND : : PI'BMSIIER.
Monitor JJuiUUn'j, Cass Street
Terms of Subscriptien:
Served by Carrier, per week 2o Cents
Setby mail, three months. S2."0
Sent by in:iilix months i Ott
Sent by innilrwic year 7 W
J-rec of l'wtago to tko Subscriber:?.
r-irAdvcrtiscments inserted by the year at
the rate of -51 00 per square per month.
Transient advertising, by the day or week,
fifty cent? per square lirt insertion.
Reading notice-, in City Items column, five
cent? per line per day. Xo charge leas than
When will the road leading to
the cemetery grounds he made pas
sable? They are in great distress at Fort
Can by just now, three doctors and
onl one sick man.
It is not ,c Eugene City" State
Journal but should read " uoSojo
The schooner Adelaide arrived
yesterday with a cargo of wood for
Devlin & Co.
,. Suspicious looking tramps prowl
ing about Multnomah county. A few
here will bear watching.
Doc. Loryea has gone into the
gas-pipe business in Senator Jones'
new house in Washington.
The steamer Beavei, sold to go
on the Stickeen river, is at Astoria to
day, ready for her departure to north
The City Council met last evening,
hut without transacting any business
adjourned until Friday evening, June
9th, at.ilie "usual hour.
The interior of the Congrega
tional Church is being painted. The
regular prayer meeting for to-morrow
evening will be held at the residence
of the pastor, Rev. F. Crang.
A man named Abrams is strongly
suspected of burning his barn and
residence to secure the insurance in
Portland. The case will be investi
gated. Two Companies of the 4th Ar
tillery, XJ. S. A., Capts. Mendenhall
and Bancroft, eame up on the John
Ta Stephens for Alaska. The steam
ship California is waiting here for
them. The connection is to prevent
The steamer California with two
hundred tons of freight on board, in
cluding several head of beef cattle for
the northern mines, is at Astoria
ready for departure to Alaska, on the
arrival of. the John L. Stephens from
A couple of. roughs set off a rocket
in front of a. horse which Mrs. Sed
lack was holding in Portland, and
came very near causing fatal injuries
to the lady. She was sitting in a
buggy to which the horse was at
tached, waiting for her husband to
come along. The buggy was smashed.
Mr John Crellen who has been
at San Francisco for several months
past returned to Oysterville last week
by the Ajax, TiaAstoria. This morn
ing he was a pusenger for Portland,
he is on the wing bnt holders of
Pacific county warrants can draw
their money on, presentation at the
wtablishecb ktadquarters in Oyiter
Returns from the Election.
Election returns have been received
from several precincts of this county,
sufficient to enable us to give a correct
estimate of the result.
Astoria precinct was 411
The vote of
are reported as follews:
F. I?. Strong, Attorney 51
if. 7 J . lyusoHf Representative
"W. K. Twilight, Sheriff
R. It. Spedden, Clerk
W. L. IForthiiHiton,, Assessor
A. Vaji Duscn, Treasurer
John Ifohsov, COmnnssioner
John. Loomis, "
J. W. Gearharfci School Supt
H. Gearhart, Surveyor
JJr. Dodd, Coroner 62
Peter H. Fox, Justice 109
B. B. Turiay, Constable 76
Van Dusen 3
Hayden Gearheart 4
LEWIS AND CLARK.
Spedden . 2
Van Dusen 10
Lewis Hartwkl'j Surveyor 5
W. W. Parker, Representative.
Stott, Attorney 7
Spelden ". 13
Van JJiiscn 8
Bamian, Commissioner 2
Gearheart, Surveyor 9
J: L. Moore was elected Justice ; A.
M. McKay. Constable.
Reports give an average Republican
majority, except for attorney, Strong
having a majority.
Passengers for Oregon.
Tho steamship John L. Stephens with tho
following passengers Ifroni San 1-raneisco ar
rived to-day :
J It McCraken J B Richards
T Whitfield F Wilson
E Boerch Gen Adair and wife
L Blumm J R Bigham
lire G A Meigs nndS S Chenck
Miss ABusdaughterL Duseu berry
MtrcusWolf B L Stone
J Harrington I Fleischner
MnsO Dement son Wm Walker
and", daughter Mrs T I Galligher
M D McCall child and nurse
Mrs J Mr McCall J Newby
C A Himple C F Rogers
Col Mendenhall J GMcBride
USA. Dr Sternberg &Jwife
Capt Bancroft andW Reed
LieutMorrib familyC Van Austin
Lieut Hubbard R B Phillips
Lieut Howe S Pelton
Lieut Humphreys Mis Leopold
Mrs Spencer Miss M Hensdiaw
Mrs J D Smith W A Stel ling
Sister Mary Francis J "W Mackune
Sifter Mary 31 ark Mrs N ALevy & ehild
Sitter Mary Simps-onD Anderson & family
3-The West Shore is the only
illustrated paper in Oregon. L. Samuel,
Publisher, Portland. $1 50 per year.
Send for it.
J&-Nb& Belle Welch having re
moved her fctock of millinery goods to tho
houre of her father, corner of Wall and
.haghthi streets, invites ladies to call.
The bett assortment of hats and trim
mings in the city. Orders from abroad
promptly attended to.
-nWhtn will the Common Council
order a tor, if neceaaaryr to improve
the cemetery grounds ?
snipping Port of Astoria.
CLEARANCES ASD DEPARTURES.
Centaur, Grrbk-lfH tons Offarson. for Liverpool
Gubsie Telfair, str, 413 tons, Gardn er, for Paget
Sound .iuno 4.
Ajai, str 13.4 tons, BolJ.es. to.S F June 3.
Sea "Waif, brip. '273 tons, Harstoff, to S F June 3,
Orient, brig, 312 tons, Adamson, to S. F. June 2
Shubrick, U S steamer, 3oo tons, Korts, Northern
Cruise, June 2.
ARRIVALS FROM SEA.
Portland, bkt, 494 tons, Gage, fm S. F. Junc.3.
Rival, bk 21W tons. Adams, fm "Wilmington, May 27.
Dawn bk, 350 tons, for S. F. May 2(5.
California, stc 674 tons, Hayes, fm Sitka, May 22.
Jane A. Falkinburg, bkt., 300 tons, Hubbard, fm
Wave Queen. Br bk, 853 tons, Anderson, fm New-
CJistle.N S "V., April 17.
Caller Ou, Br. bk., (574 tons Rea, f m Isl. Java. Apr 9.
VESSELS OS THE If
Garibaldi, bk, (T70 tons, Xoyes, from Hongkong,
Oregonian. 8cb 274 tons, Pennell, fm SF.
Assaye, 12SI tons, Ritchie, fm Cardiff, via Rio.
Canonia, WO ts, Rosser. f m Glasgow via Honolulu.
Clita, Br bkt.. 51!) tons, "White, fm Honolulu.
Duart Bay, &hip. Wfi tons, fm Europe via Austral
ia and Shangai.
Enid, Br bk., 4!)fi tons, Renouf fm Port Chalmers.
Edward James, Forbes, fm Hongkong.
Fonvard,Br bk.,744 tons, Strachan. fm Hongkong.
Hero of the Nile, Br bk 335 tons. Dyke, tin Mel
bourneFeb.il. Otto. Br bk46o tons, Carter, fm Liverpool Oct 14
Robert Bright. Br. bk. SOU tons. Hennings from
Shields March 13.
Sain G. Reed, sh, K5(i tons, "White, from Hongkong.
Trevelyan, Brbk 1042 tons, Edwards, fm 2fevcastli
Woodside, Brbk, TOO toiib Montgomery, IB days fm
Table bay. April 1.
FINANCE AND- TRADE.
Gold, liars S00 par.
.Gold in Xcw York. 112.
Legal Tenders in Astoria buying SS; sell
Coin oxcliango on San Francisco per cent,
Currency exchango on San Francisco Per
Coin exchango on Xew York percent, pre
mium. Telegraphic transfers on Xor York 1 per
Currency oxchangeonNctv York percent
Trade Dollars, 02 buying; i3(J)4 soiling;
half dollar, DU buying; )7n,)yi selling.
San Francisco markets.
Flour. Extra, So oO'ffG 00.
N heat Shippers will givo $1 70 for tfUoic-j
loLs alongside vessels; millers aro paying:
H I 7"k
liarloy Light brewing, SI 20; choice, SUJ7J4
feed, si 20&1 2-1 ; liright Chevalier, SI 4)& Uo.
Flour,Oregon City, AaX.t1. b-tl
" Ex Family
' Willamette superior, "
" Graham "
Middlings, t ton
i Corn Meal, ? cental ....
Ground liarley, fiton 42 00 -1 1 00
Jiran & Shorts, " 27 U040 00
llav " 2.100
Onions, Eushel 2.10:100
Potatoes, " 7100
Jiutter, eastern, in tubs, tI lb 21
' Choice roll " . 27M(g.r
Cheeso, " lifecS
Cured Meats, Hams. " l.llT
Sides, " . 17,18
Shoulders, " 10,12
Ureakfast Bacon " 17(i 18
Smoked Ueef, l-JfeM
Corned iJeof " U8
Corned Pork, M 10
Lard, in tins and caddies" 171S
Eggs, t dozen 20(a25
Chickens, " 4 00o07
Jlides, Dry, i3 07
Tallovr " 7(8
Beef, " ofeB
Pork, 4l SltlO
Mutton, " U&7
Veal, " Tfufi
Corn Beef. bbl 11 00i: 10
Sheep, '6 head - 2Jiu3oO
Apples, green, ii box 1 00 1 .50,
' Dry " lb VteUYA
i u;ieiiu J.'v:t
Coffee, green ' 'Mfotn
' piepared, Java, V lb :V5.'j7!
Bio, " :I2.5
Moco. ?. lb 17X714
Sugar, crushed, fl lb 1415
' powered, ? lb 1."17
" Island, V W&VPA
Syrup, extra goldon, f gallon 1 00
44 J keg 4004 25
Tea, Young.ilyson.l lb YrfuJO
44 Japan, in papers, 'H lb . .77.l
44 44 in lacquered boxes "d lb 7o0
Candles, fl lb 20
Oils, Dovoo's fl case 3 50;i 7,"
Lead, Atlantic, whito fi lb 14
Bice, f lb 710
Salt, Liverpool, lb cental 1 001 50
44 Island, t cental 90l 10
Spice, wholo i lb 2527
PeDer. 4 K lb 2S&35
Soap, Astoria, V box 90,100,1 25
44 44 fancy. d box 15tva2 25
Tobacco, lb 03(1 00.
latchos, 1J gross 2 20
Nails, 'd lb 5ti
Lumber, rough, TiM 100001500
finished. M .15 00300!)
Skingles, J Al 250r:3 00
Blankets, 1 pair 0 00(al0 00
Sheeting, per yard.
Water, proof, " "
Ticking. 4 "
Cottonados 4 '
Flannols, all wool "$ yard.
Checks, m yard
iZ35- The finder of a small passbook,
with letters, in it, addressed to Thomas E.
L. Logan and to Thomas and James Lo
gau, whicV was lost on Saturday last, be
tween Astoria, and the upper town, will
confer a favor and be thankfully rewarded
on leaving the same at this office, 'or at
tae residence f.Hr. Goblin, at upper
Across the Continent in Eighty-four
Jarrelt and Palmer' Fast Train.
For the past week the telegraph has
had much to say regarding the grand
est exploit of the age, the crossing of
the continent, in eighty:f our. hours,
from New York to. San Francisco,
with a railroad train.
Details of the -trip are incomplete
but enough is at hand to show a re
sult which commands universal ad
miration. We sift from the latest
dispatches the following facts :
The maximum rate per mile- on
each of the three divisions df the
Union Pacific was one minute, and
on the division between Big Springs
and Julesburg, the run was made
at the rate of seventy-two miles an
Arrived at Ogden at 10:57, eight
hours and twenty-seven minutes
ahead of ti me. Average speed forty
four miles per hour.
Arrived atlveltonat 11:-G; stopped
four minutes for water. The speed
between Promontory and Kelton,
forty-six and a half miles an hour ;
average rate of speed from Troma to
Ogden, forty-four and a half miles
per hour ; entire time from Ogden to
Troma, including stops, 3:36; distance
156 7-10 miles; engine, Xo. 149,
drawing the train, has cylinder six
teen by twenty-four inches; driver
five feet; she is a model engine,
weighing thirty-three tons.
The most remarkable run occurred
on the-Central Pacific, up hill grade,
from Ogden to. Promontory, in Utah,
fifty-four miles, made in one hour
and nine minutes.
Reached Winnemucca at S:10 p. m.
and remained eight to ten minutes.
The emigrant train, with several
hundred emigrants, and also a large
crowd from town, were at the depot,
and greetedthe train with cheers upon
its arrival The whole distance of
the Humboldt division 236 miles
was accomplished in six hours and
The breakage of the lubricator at
Carlin detained the train thirteen min
utes, and a hot box caused a further
detention at Battle Mountain, caus
ing a delay altogether of twenty-five
minutes on the Humboldt division.
Notwithstanding the heavy grades
and curves between Toano and Winne
mucca, a speed of forty-eight and three
tenths miles per hour was maintained.
The tram was five hours ahead of time
and anticipations of arriving in San
Francisco between 8 or 9 a. m. Simday
were confidently expressed by the
The train passed Reno at 2:25 a.
m., notwithstanding the early hour
the track for a mile and a half was
lined with people, firing, pistols, bombs
and shouting. Roman candles were
fired from the rear end of the train.
Arrived at Evanston at 9:15 a. m.,
leaving at 9:20 a. m., eight hours
and fifteen minutes ahead of time,
running down Echo canyon at the
rate of sixty miles and hour.
The Postmaster at San Francisco
received a dispatch from Evanston as
follows : " Have 100,000 letters for
your citizens. "Will you deliver them
Sunday on arrival of the transconti
nental, express ? Signed Jarrett &
Palmer." T.he Postmaster was to
have the delivery made upon the ar
rival of the train.
A trashy San Francisco paper sent
a reporter to Ogden in the hope of get
ting him on the train, but did not suc
ceed. They then sent another to
Truckee hi the hope of being; able to
get on board there and ride ta the bay;
but he returned in a fearful state? of
ttigs&tisfactiogu as.-he learned on reads
ing Summit,, through telegraphic ad
vices, that his mission would prove a
tdtal failure, and that he would not be
allowed to accompany the party at all.
OCCIDENT HOTEL ARRIVALS.
ASTORIA. June .7, 1S7G.
Peter Leary Jr Ft Stevens Jas "Williams city
o q uuamuers oroosneiu
Dr D Weisel wife fc child
J W'Munson Ft Canby
C E.-Simonds " '
L A Loomis Unity
J N Wilson city
Capt J A Richardson city
Prof Ned Parker S F
A F Binder Portland
F G Smith Ft Canbv
S Davis "
C H Dexter Unity
"Wm Symonda city
Stanley M Grimes "
A man who gives his name as
John Allen, and says that his last
recollection of himself was that he
worked for Seth Luelliug, at Mil
waukie, was brought to the hospital
at noon to-day from a thicket of brush
on Smith's Point by Judge Davidson
He was seen by a hunting party last
Sunday, but no particular notice was
taken of him, as nothing about his
appearance was observed to cause a
suspicion that he was not all right,
except that perhaps he had been in
toxicated and was ,; sleeping off" the
effects of a spree. This morning,
however the same parties again ob
served him and pronounced him
dead. Judge Davidson was immedi
ately notified, and summoning a jury
proceeded to the locality for the pur
pose of holding an inquest. On
reaching the place, which is des
cribed as an almost impenetrable
jungle, it was discovered that life was
not extinct, although the man was in
a famishing condition, and barely
alive. Restoratives were applied,
and by proper handling the unfortu
nate man was placed in a boat, was
brought to the city,, and put to bed at
tlie hospital. He revived sufficient
to tell that he went to the place
where he was found on Thursday
last, that his name is John Allen, and
that he worked for Luelling. His
language implies that he is insane
and it seems impossible for him
to account for the manner in
which he got to the place where he
was found. He tells of parties being
with him who are unknown, parties
who gave him a blanket, and told
him to stay there, and then went
away and never, came back, promis
ing, him food, etc., and that they
woold get him into the hospital. It
is very evident that the man has
not eaten anything for several
days. Xo blankets, nor other
covering was found with him, and it
is a mystery how he could penetrate
the jungle and live there so long
Dr. "Wandory, is attending the case,
' and it is thought the man will recover.
N. Q. Meeker, of Greeley, Col.,
says that. Gen. Hazen was wrong to
stigmatise " the barren lands" as being
all that between, the 100th meridian
and the Sierra Nevadas. Military men
don't knoVt anything; about the agricul
turalyalne of the land, says Mr. Meek
er; ihey have their grain and provisions
hauled from the states to the posts at a
cost of twenty cents" a pound, when
they could raise all they need for not
over two cents a pound right under
their own guns. Irrigation solves the
necessities of the region, and he points
to Colorado to prove it, estimating
that when the irrigation; laws shall
be " definitely and. wisely"1 settled,
Colorado can support 2,000,000 people,
New Mexico Arizona and Utah each
the same, and MontanaOOOjOOO.
Don't Rk vd Advkrtisemknts. Occasionally
u business man is encountered who professes
to believo that " people don't read advertise
ments any how !'7 A greater, mistako is sel
dom made. If. a typographical error creeps
into an ad; it sewn becomes the talk of the
neighborhood,, ani if thopeoplo do not Tend
ads. how dMhey4drQp'op errors with such
facility ? Tho other day th.e advortisoraont of
the Cent eial Restaurant appeared, in which
the'word 4 eating' was setup 44 fating," where
upon we were duly notified .of ta error by
seven Salipasites anemone Chinaman, and last
ly, 'the Moatcrey lerJjjTfeltin duty bound to
notify us afco. Da&y. Keenrder, Saliaa CUy.