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ASTORIA, ORE JULY 19, 1873.
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TUESDAY.THURSDAX AND SATURDAY,
- Monitor BuildingAstoria, Orogonr
D. C IBELAXB ..Propridtor
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Advertising Kates :
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Each additional Insertion, per square. 2 00
Yearly adv'ts per month, per square .. 1 50
. I " Agents: l
L. P. FiSher, 20 and 2i Now Merchants Ex
change, is authorized to act as Agent for the
Astoria.h in San Fxancisco.
Any fricrid who fools an iritorost in the pros
perity of this region, is authorized to act as
Agent for this paper, in procuring subscribers.
Steamer for Skipaon. It will "be
seen by referring to the advertisement that
" the steamer Mary-Bell will make daily
trips to Skipanon.
Post Routes. Over two thousand new
- post routes went into operation July 1st.
There is a demand or several new routes
to he established in this part of the coun
try. Shipping There are now twelve ves
sels in the river, and eight more known to
be on the way jto this port. A reliable list
is published in another column for the ben
efit of the pnblid - - - -
For Lumber. The brig Orient was
:towedupVto the ;herth at the Knappton
mills vwhaTf4 yesterday forenoon by "the
steamer" Mary Bell, and will he ready to
receive cargo with dispatch.
OurjSew Post-office. Astoria has
as fine a Post-office as most cities in the
United States, and Mr. Parker informs us
that he expects to move into and occupy
it within short time.
' Where the Money Goes. There are
more places than one tpiend the coin pro
duct of the United States. The steamer
"China for Hong Kong last "Wednesday
took away 398,450 SS. Of this sum 193,
562 was for China.
Council Meeting It will be seen by
reference to notice published over the sig
nature of Recorder Stevens that a special
meeting of the Council is to be held at the
Couricil Chamber Tuesday evening at
- 8 o'clock.
Avenues. i The streets of Astoria are
seventy-five feet wide in some of the more
attractive-places,' with sites for building in
localities' overlooking the Bay, the Bar,
ands rver,fbr a longdistance east and west.
The streets are really Avenues, and. when
time develops them Astoria will prove the
ideal of a city.
. Goats, Killed "We are sorry to hear
thattome'of Col. Taylor's fine Angora
Goat; on his Clatsop farm, have been
killed by bears. ' We could not learn the
..extent of thedestruciion. He had six fine
'head of nannies, with seven kids in the
To SAiLv-The steamship Gussie Tel
fair (to arrive) is advertised for ports von
Pujst Sound. The Aj ax will leave here
to-dav for San Francisco. The California,
ispeclieorBackin time to sail for Nanto
roorid Sitka on the 1st of August, leav
ingJ?or$anl at aixocipclePj. ;. '
Ladies Boat Club. We understand
thattaeyoungTaaies of Astoria propose or--gabizing
ajxat club for rowing and sail
zihgi 1 l&i& is- a spleiidid'.movemfnb; and
one that will be found very -beneficial to
the ladies. 'At Olympia the ladies have
for several yeajs .enjoyed Such jexercUes.
arid amusements with profit to the health.
Coming un. The top-sail schooner
Oregonian, Capt. Houdlett, one of the
regular liriet Oregon packets, was eh: the
afyesterday "morning, and probably ar
rived last night. She sailed from ''San
Franciaco ,pn.the 10th. wilL probably dis
charge her cafgo "at Astoria, as it is un
derstood -she isto load tit Knappton and
- Astoria with lumber and railroad iron.
, " ;
, M'a'n, OvEBBOAEiD. Wednesday even
ing ;W:tne fecow Annie Bell was 'backing
arouad-the corner of Holladay's Wharf
the paptainj missed -stays and fell over-,
board. -Th& plunge created a stir on the
crock, WtSrVsteamers-were lying along
side, anduhdrfjds of peqplein'tihe vicinity
icked ibpookj 6n''wfitt'e.tle unfortunate
,wieiclinxl)eH-,but 'a? muchamazed-as any
elieicircftnoLsta JJJ j
Arrivals tliis Week,
Brig Orient, to load at Knappton with
lumber for San Francisco, arrived Wed
Barkentine Free Trade, to load at Cath
lamet with stave bolts, arrived Wednesday
The steamship Ajax, to load cheifly
with Salmon from fisheries along the Col
umbia river arrived last Tuesday.
The bark Edward James, owned by
Walter Moflbtt of Portland, which arrived
Tuesday, will load for Australia, we
understand, at one of the Portland Mills.
The brig Koloa of San Francisco will
receive a full cargo of lumber at .St.
The bark Rival is one of the regular
Oregon packets, and will take a cargo of
lumber for the outward voyage. -
The bark Garibaldi, which arrived n
the 20th from Hong Kong, Js taking a
cargo of lumber for Shanghai."
The bark Forward, which, arrived on the
23d, is loading lumber for Melbourne.
The British bark Hermine, we think,
will load with wheat for Cork for orders.
The British ship Middlesex will also load
with wheat for Liverpool. We under
stand her cargo has been engaged in ad
vance. The schooner Elnora arrived yesterday
with a cargo of alder and fir wood which
was discharged at FlavePs wharf
The schooner Adelaide arrived yesterday
with about 100 "kegs of salmon to Sheriff
W. H. Twilight, from Falkinburg's
fishery. The freight was under attach
ment. Salt The sloop Eliza yesterday took
another cargo of salt for the Chinook fish
ery. Hay Sheds A hay shed one hundred
feet long, and fliirry feet wide, is being
coustructed on -Jacob Kamm's.Claskanine
farm, for the crop soon to be harvested.
Personal Capt. George Flavel of this
city left for Portland on the. morning of
the 17th on business connected with the
salvage case against the barkentine Jane A
The Oregonian. Capt. McAUe? of
the brig Orient reports that the schooner
Oregonian sailed for Coos Bay instead of
Astoria. The change was made the day
previous to the departure. We have
been looking for Capt. Houdlett but now
" give it up," in the language of the im
mortal " Cooley."
Fishing. The excursionists to Chinook
a'nd 'Scarborough Hill, 'by,. a the steamer
Varuna last Thursday enjoyed rare sport.
BesideB a tripjo the summit of the famous
bald mountain among berry patches and
bramble, they watched the fishermen at
Chinook draw their seins. They did not
wait all the day through, but the result of
me nsning was gooa. jrive mon, m nve
ho'urs, caught 5$0 salmon.
Excursion to Young's Falls. The
side-wheel steamer Mary Bell, Capt. J. N.
Fisher, will make an excursion to-morrow
from this city to Young's River falls
one of the romantic localities of this vicin
ity. The steamer will leave FlaveVs
wharf at about half past eight o'clock
and will take all the time nec
essary to make tlie excursion pleasant.
!Fare for the trip To cents each, children
free. Excursionists should provide them
selves with lunch baskets . " "
Praise Meeting Prof, and Mj-s.
McGibeny have awakened quite oa inter
est in our pleasant little city this week in
musical circles,, and praises are spoken ei
them in every house. Good music is a fine
thing, and there is not half enough music
in the world, hencewe regard such teach
ers as Prof, and Mrs. McGibeny as bene
factors" of humanity. A Praise" Meeting
will be held tomorrow evening a't the Congregational-Church,
and all who can be
mere ought to go.
Comr to the FouNTAiN.Ono of the most at
tractive establishments fnr Portland 'ij tho
drug 'and perfumery store "o'f ohr old friend
Samuel M. Smith, corner of Ash and First
streets. Mr. Smith was for many years senior
Eartnerofthefinn of Smith & DavR And,
elides bcins a thoroughly practical druggist
andchoinist is, withal, as. genial a. gentleman
as ever grasped a hand in friendship. His
storo isvfitted up and stocked in a magnificent
manner.with. everything usually found in a
comploto stock of drugs, -chemicals; perfum
eries, etc, But the featuro par' excellence is
ihasoda fountain, ona.of .the famous Arctic
patent, an immense aifair, a monument reared
in marble, and silver to the health of tho
thirsty. It has deliveries, on opposite sides,
and can accommodates ,xush. vlt. i stocked
withrKissongon, Congress, Vichy; Soltzor and
different kinds of syrups,. .The cooling appar
atus 13 the most perfect inaise.-rand the pro
duct of that fountain a-drauKht.thaUsurpawee
"thtflOQtaiwpf jthe,godsH &$ MWJ ,
Mr, John Hobson of the firm of Hobson
and Warren of this city expects to take a
trip into Tillamook county in about two
weeks on business.
Capt. Geo. A. Pease and C H. Dexter
jr. were among the arrivals from the Sea
side yesterday. Mr. Dexter is returning
to his home in California.
The wind of Thursday came from all
points of the compass. Light variable
winds cause Temark& among boatmen.
The day was hot on the river for plunger
The schooner Fannie Bell finished dis
charging a cargo of Hemlock tan bark at
the Hemlock Tannery yesterday. It was
purchased by Lieneweber and Co. on
Lewis and Clarke river.
M. W. Stokes, of ISouth Bend, Indi
ana, one of our patrons fifteen years ago,
called yesterday, and we were most happy
tpjnee him, and revive recollections of
old times in the Hoosier State. He is trav
eling for the benefit of isis health and ex
pects to reach home next fall.
Another Chowder Club has been organ
ized to hail as Wmship Chowder Club
S. F. A. Oysterville. They hope to enter
tain Winship Chowder Club P. and F. of
Astoria on the 25th, the day after the re
Col. G. W. F. Vernon, special agent of
the Treasury Department, who has been
on the Pacific Coast for some time attend
ing to various matters of, public duty,
leaves' Astoria to-day on his freturn over
land to Washington city.
Among the arrivals from Oysterville
yesterday we noticed Sheriff Whitcomb ot
Pacific county; E. K. Patterson of Oys
terville; District Attorney Fletcher, and
others. The parties above named have
been out serf bathing in the vicinity of
Unity, "Como" informs us, which ac
counts for the rosy hue of Brother Fletch
Capt. A. D. Wass is on a " Busi
ness" trip to Portland "by order of
Hon. M. P. Deady, Judge of the Uni
ted States District Court for the Dis
trict of Oregon. And that's why the
"steam tug Astoria is lying at the
wharf neglecting her duty J
Movement of Vessels.
Following is a list of vossels on the ray to,
this port, and a record of the arrivals and de
partures up to date:
Barken tino Molaaethon, from San "Francisco
sailed July 17th.
British bark Vesta, sailed froa Liverpool,
British bark Shylot, Liverpool, via Victoria,
Schoonor , from Melbourne,
British bark Oneata, 5S8 tons, McDowell,
frpmTyno via Molondo and Caillao, arrived
from Molondo at Callao 22L
. British ship Lorotta, 1,944 tons, from Tyno
via Callao. Sailed March 6th.
British bark Duncairn, Chambors, from
Tyne via Bombay, Arrived at Bombay prior
to April 22tL
British bark George A. Holt, Norton, from
Wear via New Zealand, Sailed -Dec. 20th, 1S72
Passed tho LfcSrd'Feburary Cth.
Sch Orogonian,San Francisco ...July 18..
Brig OrionU Sam Francisco- July 17-
Barkentine Free Trade. S. F. July 17. l..
Str .Ajax, San Francisco- July i" .... J..
Bark Edward James San FrnnJuly 13f .......
Bark Rival San Fxancisco July 12
American ship ConGdenco San Francis
co, 2d in grain floctlSW ... July 12..
Brig Koloa San Francisco.... .July 12
Br ship Middlesex. London July 10
Bark GaribaJdi.Hong Kong June20l
Bark Forward tu ...-June 23
Bk II ermine Liverpool Juao 29.. '
Tide Table for Astoria.
A. M. 1. M.
19. .9 00 8 443 - 2 41)
20 10 12 418 - 3 56
21 11 li 10 S5S - 5 07
.12-17 11 2JJ - li 17.......
... 7 55.
.- 8 27.
..0 0-J.:: 1 511...
..0 4S 2 25:..
' Notice rto Pilots, (and Ship Masters).
Evory Pilot or Ship Master who shall bring in
to the port of Astoria any ship or vessel having
on board any persons or goods infected with
Small-nox, Cholora, Leprosy, or other conta
gious diseases, or which shall have had on
board any such infections during tho voyage,
or which ho suspects, from the bad sanitary
condition of tho vessol may bo capable.of pro-
fpagating disease, shall anchor such snip or
voesol below Smiths Point, and give immedi
ate notice to-the Health Officer In'any viola-
L tions of the foregoing regulations tho law will
be strictbVjMfofcedT' J5. XT. DODD. MrD .
&m &m Health Officer, AKorTa,V
THE LATEST NEWS.
Gold in New York to-day,, llof.
Portland Legal Tender rates, 5
buying; S6 selling.
Vancouver has got a gold excitement.
Yellow fever and cholera continue in
the east. r
The bark "Webfoot arrfvedJ at
San Francisco on Thursday. I
The Gussie Telfair will sail faom
Victoria for this port to-day.
Post Capt. Wm. Vaux has been or
dered to the Pacific Millitary Division.
The steamer City of Merida,is quar
antined with yellow fever in New York.
The Peoples' Protective Alliance
have organized a Primary at Oregon
Patrons of Husbandry are increasing
to such an extent that it has become neces
sary to establish headquarters of the Na
tional Grange at "Washington.
Business is suspended in Mount Ver
non, Indiana, on account of cholora.- - It
has oroken out in the Ohio Penitentiaryf
and seven deaths were reported in .Colum
bus, Ohio yesterday.
Colonel "White, of Oregon City, sug
gests 10 nis ienow mem Den or me .Demo
cratic State Central Committe& that they
meet in Portland on the 9th of August to
make arrangements for the CoJressional
We have a fresh crop o! rumors bout
fiie unfortunate people who.are supposed
to have perished in the steanaer George S.
"Wright. One report states that two muti
lated bodies have been fwand. Another
report increases the number to six.
Capt. CM., Patterson in San Fran
cisco, of the shin Edward. Jones, has been
fined 50 for cruelty to a teaman, 'besides
1,70& for thirty-four more Cbinaaoen than
the size of the vessel allowed.
It appears that the murdered raan in
Chester county, Pennsylvania, was nam
ed Goss "who was said to have been burned
to death in aahpp in Baltimore last winter,
and whose wife obtained a verdict, for
5,000 from the Mutual Company for the
amount of his Jife ins luance- Uadersook,
the man accused of the murder, wa$ chief
witness at the trial, in which the Company
asserted its belief that Gross was still alive-.
Claims had been made against the Conti
nental, Knickerbocker and Travlleers
r Companies for the recovery of policies to-
an aaaiuonai amouni or $u,uw.
On the 15th a large number of Mor
mons arrived in New York from Den
mark, Sweden, Norway, England, Scot
land ana vvaies.
Th&Brooklin murder is still a mystery.
"Who killed Goodrich is a question;
There were four fires in Louisvilley
Kentucky, on the night of JuJy 164h, with
a loss of 100, 000.
The first bale of cotton of thyearTs
crop sold in New York on the 16th for
36 cents per fi. It grew in Texa
"Wednesday was the hottest day of the
year in San Francisco. Thermometer at
92 in sthe shade. How does that, compare
with Astoria and vicinity heret we have
an equable temperature Summer apdVin-.
ter, with no extremes'.
Henry "Watterson of tho "Louisville
Courier-Journal writes thus vigorously
from England to his paper : "It is the
sheerest gammon to talk about., English
freedom. The only freedom thev have in
England is begot by fear in the upper
classes, in the cabinet, in the Parliament.
Though, more, agreeably enslaved, th
people are as much enslaved asJthe people
of Poland ; enslaved to prejudice, pre
dilections, and. conventions, which their
masters haye fastened into laws." ,
Bat Vikw Housk. Ono among tae finest
retreats on tho Pacific Coast for Sumaar visi
tors is that region surrounding the Bay Yieir
House, at Unity, presided over by JphnIIun
tor and his estimable tfifo lato of Oystorvllle.
Fishing for Pogics and Flounders off the rockaj
amidst tho roll of breakers, or Trout in the
brooks, digging Clams on tho weather beach,
deer hunting or duck shooting serf bathing
ox beach driving, on a twenty mile stretch,
are some of the sports to bo found there. It
will bo soon by tho advortisomont-of Mr. HM
in anothor column, that passongora and visit
ors are to bo well provided for this season..
Writ of Special Election '
To the Sheriffs of tho several Counties
within the State of Oregen:
"Whkkeas. At a general election hold on tho
third day of Juno. a. d., 1872, tho Hon. Josemi
S. Wilson was dulyoloctod itoproson,tative of
of the United States; and '
Whkrkas, Since tho said olcctfor, sajcl office
has become vacant by the death of said incum
Whereas, By provision of tho Constitution
of the United States, nndtleiawsof fehfc State,
it has becomo tho dutv of tho Governor there
of to issue his writ of oioct$on to. fill such va
Now, therefore ILF,.Groter Govo'rnor
of tho State of Oregon, do hereby command
you and eaca of yoir to notify tno several
J udgea of Election wifhin and for your several
counties, to hold a special election of Itepre
scntative in Congress to till tho vacancy afore
said, on Monday, tho (13) thirteenth day of
October, 1S73, and that you cause all proper
jioticesto bo given thqreof according to law.
Given under my h'and and tho seal of the
State of Oregon, at Salem,' this tontE day of
Julvt A.D.db7fc - U - "
:..,,. ffLuS.L .r L.J.GRQYER.
ftact " T S T Hir . --..."
bVb. - uiuuna..v,
I5ecrp;ary of fclo Orefon
Prospectus of the Astoriau.
The Paper will be independent of politics
in all its views, expressed or impliedvandl.
will be conductedhwith the aim in Tiew to"
Vnake it wholly andl solely devoted totno--
best interests or this btate. The (Jom
merce of Oregon, its Agricultural, Manu
facturing and Mechanical interests, the
progress and prosperity of the people, .frill
receive special attention. llheAsTORiAK
will recognize tho Farmers and Mechanics
of Oregon as men of thought and judg
ment, and will respect their eftbrtu to make
their influence known and recognized in i
the marts of trade, in the counting rooms- -of
business, and in the halls of legislation
"We shall neither make nor encourage ai
war "upon , nor wag e any conflicts with , any
enfcarprises, associations or men engaged inr
legjfcm ate pursuits where success aepends
upocithe interest and continued earnestness
of ttte-people. AVhile we shall endeavor to
Hhowthe truthfulness of the old maxim,
that "the laws favor the diligent," wesludl
strive tt harmonize interests calculated to
be of direct benefit to the State.
Astorkuisthesea port of Oregon, has an
excellent harbor, ands vessels of .the deep
eat draught enter in perfect safety at all sea
sons. Comparative statistics show less pes-
cent, of losses on the Golumbia Kiver Bar
for the past twenty ypars, than at the en
trance io any outer $otl m uw umieau
States, and tho iaets mwjrbe easily pro
duced to show the fallacies-of such "vido--discriminations
by underwriters and in
surers, in favor of other port, and against
the port of Oregon. It wan the Golcf Min
ing excitements of 1849 that built up Cali
fornia so rapidly as to overshadbw andout
sJorip this part of the north west possessions,,,
at & time when the first propositions' for
communication between xTew York andl
Astoria were about to be inaugurated
The-gold discovery of 1849'set Oregon back,
and madle our sister State what she is-.-Now.
things,are upon a more equal footing,,
with lands and Agriculture for a basis of
future operationis with the difference in
fevorof Qregon in her. cheap, lands and va
ried natural resources yet undeveloped.
Temporarily there is a stringency in tho
money market, butbusiness generally eon-
tinuesgood, and as many vessels are em
ployed in the carrying trade, if not more,,
than in past years of our prosperity. A few
more acers plantedy a i'&v more fi?h and::
oysters niarketedl, afefrskoretons of coal
and iron msnd, morehoE&o rcscources de
veloped and manufactories established,,
will npprove the outlook veryinuch.
"The history of Astoria is full of interest
from the arrivals of Captain Gray in the
Summer of 1792 to the present timev all o
which will receive due attentiop. The ar
rivals and departures of vessels at Astoria,
anothe business of the-surrounding coun
try, having no journal to correctly repre
sent the interest, has of necessity been n eg- -looted,
to the detriment of thc-entire State..
With the view of supplying thw -want the
undersigned has concluded to enter tho
newspaper world at this venerable old city,,
on the banks of one of the noblest rivers en
tering any ocean, and relying for lay sup
port upon an appreciative people,, among
whom I am not a a stranger '.having been
connected wSh the press of theBtatc lorten
years, it is. with the utmoet confidence of
success that J isuethis brief outline of the
purposes actuating mo, and solicit your pat
ronage. D. C. IRELANP..
BJLilkoad Iaki Grafts. TfeeN.Y:.
Star commends tho pre-emption and
homestead lawsj "which aim so to bestow
thepttblic'domainastoinake it a sort of
public discipline. Bo&Teqnire-aman to
make a journey to .his "farm ; both teach
him to nrize it the fonaaer by making
1 him pay something for ft, and the Utter
DjT TDarang aim mi u. xuu ikuu gruuu
by Congress to railroad companies are con
demned in ' Iowa and elsewhere, but it
may, at least, be remembered (says the
I editor) that they have cost? the. United
State nothing, since as many acres nave
been sold at double' price as have been
riven awayjothat they have brought mil
,Bons of ffcres under State and localtaxation
sooner than tHey would otherwise have
been subject'to it ; that they havcTchdered
railroad acres, and. others near them, so
deairablotiiat they are bought up at a cost
aeveral times greater than would sei U::e
l&n'ds equally good further frpm railroads-.
, All the paper for the- mone-y issued
by the "Goverment, is nxaniafaeturc.
on a 62-4ncH Fourdriniermac&Sne,. at
the Glen Mills, near West - Chester, .
Pennsylvania. Short pieces of red
stlk are mixed with the pu&pan the en
gino, and the finished stuft islcdnduc
ted to the wire without passing
through any -screens, which might
.retain the silk threads. By an ar
rangement above the wire clbth a
shower of fine blue silk is drepped: Sui
streaks upon the paper while it is formi
ingc The upper side, on, which the
blue silk is droppedis the one used
for the face of the notes, and, from
the manner in which thethreads are
applied, must show them more dis.
isnctly than the lower or reversed
side, ''although they are embedded
deeplyenough to remain fixed. . The
mill is guarded by officers liiglit 5nd
day, .to reventtfie abstraction ofiauy
paper. , , t t ,
"Parties wishinsr tosail.whoarenohDOsted
kjTto,whorb ,thoy can find boatmen or iioatjs,
eaa1 leave? wor'dl at? A'rrigonifor'.rbkhV irt,
wa.9 cjo unu ooat uiete in one m io-