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AST0EI1 OBIGffi THURSDAY HDBHM JULY 31 1873.
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perity of this region, Is authorized to act as
Agent for this paper, in proem ing subscribers.
Prof, and Mrs. McGibney "will re
main at Shoalwater bay about one week
Hon. C. N. Terry, County Judge of
Marion county, has been pending a few
days in this city.
About twenty cases have been entered
for trial at the August term of the Circuit
Court for Clakop county.
Mr. Loomis of Pacific county, left for
Portland 3Tetterday with a line lot of wool
for Oregon manufacturers.
Fred Gere's department surveying
party which has been operating on the
Ivhukauine came in on W ednetday.
The name of the Summer House Post
office, Clataop Plains has been changed to
Seaside House, and C. H. Dexter appoint
Capt. G. H. Johnson, commodore of
the Shoalwater bay Yacht club, arrived
Tuesday from 03terville on his way to
Kalama looking after land interests.
The lews thinks it is "aggravation"
when a ship drawing 17K fret cannot get
to sea from Portland without lightering.
It i, to the master of the vessel and the
commercial interests of Oregon.
Black berrying parties aie numerous
of late. The Yar una took a large party
up the Klaskanine yesterdaj-, and Cy
Shivley is oft with a party of campers in
the bloop lone up Xat creek.
ALargk Vessel Coming. "We are
informed that the American ship Caia
van, has been chartered to come to Oregon
and load with wheat for Liverpool at
12s Gd about 22 12K per ton, (lighter
age free). The Caravan will carry 1000
"Will Rusticate. To-morrow Capt.
Kippen, possibly Capt. Flavel, and Prof.
"Worthington, leave Astoria on horse back
for J?orest Grove and Hillsboro via !Neha-
lem valley. "We should very much like to
be one of that party.
Lizzie would say to the Oregonian re
lorter, if she could meet him that accus
ed her of writing to Charley for " artificial
curls" and a fully developed chignon,
that the paragraph is incorrect in every
particular. It was a few severed tresses
of her own hair she wished. And he had
no business to say anything about it, ex
posing the tricks of his own profession by
showing how much he could write about
nothing. You'll catch fits, Bait., when
she comes home.
Idle Boats. The Portland Evening
ISews says there are a number of idle
steamboats tying along the 'wharves that
could perform- this work and make money,
instead of being tied to the wharf, a use
less ornament. The "work" to be pre
formed is lightering grain vessels. Better
set your extra steamboats at work to carry
the grain crop to an accessible port.
The Hog's-back. In order to settle
the question as to the depth of water on
this obstruction to the free navigation of
the Columbia river, and ascertain beyond
a doubt the exact situation, last Tuesday
the Columbia river pilots, Messrs. P.
Johnson, P. E. Ferehen, H. A. Snow,
M. M. Gilman and G. Peed, chartered
the steamer -Mary Bell, and spent the day
on the open reach at the enterance to
Cathlamethay. The result was the. find- , - wantb tQ yQ. trou? p
ing of seven teen feet. This is all there is, onty trying to drown this worm." Even
and so for as taking large class vessels to 1 ig News,
Portland and loading them there, " that j Wonder if this occured to Judge Denny,
settles that;" it can't he did with safety. ( when he was caught fishing so near Dex
Atoria is Oregon's Tacoma let us unite , ter's fish trap at the Sjaside House; last
ohwa terminus. ' , k week? . V . ' '
I,ast of Jurors.
The following is a list of persons drawn
to serve as jurors for the August term of
the Circuit Court for Clatsop county, non.
W, W. Upton Judge, which will convene
at the Court-house in Astoria, on the 12th:
1, John Hobson, Marketman, Astoria.
2, S. B. Howard, Farmer, Astoria.
3, Byron Kimball, Farmer, Astoria.
4, "W.H. Dunham, Farmer, Astoria,
5, John "Warnstaff, Farmer, Astoria.
6, Joseph Jeffers, Plasterer, Astoiia.
7, S. B. Plimpton, Farmer, Westport.
J, F. Beerman, Farmer, Clatsop.
9, J A Young, Farmer, Astoria.
10, Francis Hill, Farmer, Clatsop.
11, John Douglass, Farmer, Astoria.
12, G W Siferd, Blacksmith, Clatsop.
13, Charles H Bain, Carpenter, Astoria.
14, Andrew Anderson, Farmer, Astoria.
11, Luke Taylor, Farmer, Astoria.
1, Hiram Carnahan, Farmer, Clatsop.
17, F Terman, Farmer, Astoria.
15, B Y Gillmoro, Farmer, Nehalcm.
19, PC Warren, Farmer, Clatsop.
20, Newton Carnahan, Clerk, Astoria.
21. Madison Gibson, Laborer, Astoria.
22. G W Wood, Farmer, Knappa.
2., Captain Mosos Kogers, Astoria.
21. AC Wirt, Hotel keeper, Skipanon.
21, E C Crow, Farmer, Knappa.
2'5, Philo Callender, Farmer, Clatsop.
27, George Davidson, Carpenter, Astoria.
2S, W 11 Smith, Farmer, Astoria.
29, P B Heckard, Farmer, Astoria.
30, Bobcrt Grant, Clerk, Astoria,
31, Captain W F Kippen, Saloon, Astoria.
draco Church, (Prot. Episcopal) Rev. T A
Hyland Hector, Divine services every Sunday
at Wi a .m and 7 p m; Sunday School at 1 v m
Congregational Church, Rev A W Tenny
Pastor. Divine services every Sunday at 10
a Mand7 i m; Prayer Meeting every Thurs
day ovoning, Sunday School meets at 12 m
The steamer Annie Stewart is employed
with lighters bringing grain to Astoria for
the British ship Middlesex, from Portland.
Colonel Saxe sold two of his fine Dur
hams. jSoble Pifth was sold to Elisha
McDonald, of Polk county, for 2,000,
and Xcd In calls to Mr. Comstock, of
Salem, for $SU0.
The steam tug Astoria went up the
river yesterda3T with two pilots for the
purpose of bringing the Confidence down.
The object in taking two pilots is to be
more certain to find water on the Hog's
back. Capt. Johnson, pilot on the ship Mid
dlesex, informs us that the vessel did not
roll a particle, last Sunday, while on the
Hog's-back, and that it was no fault of
Capt. Massey that she got on there.
Sheriff Twilight yesterday sold all
the real estate advertised as delinquent Jbr
county taxes on the last assessment, at
fair prices. The sums paid cover the as
sessment, co-its of sale', and leave a bal
ance in the Treasury.
Major H. M. llobert informs collector
"W. D. Uare that the Cape Poulweather
light will be exhibited on and after Au
gust 20th 1S73. Also, that the Cape
Platteiy fog signal at the mouth of the
Straits of Puca, will give blasts of eight
seconds, with intervals of fifty-two seconds,
during fogs, after this date.
"We have not noticed Dr. Sparling's
boat, at Cape Disappointment, yet, But
it is a craft deserving of some mention,
and in time will be brought out. "We
expect she will make good time, and pre
sume that is the opinion of Dr. Sparling
Hans Anderson of Xehalem valley
has placed upon our table a few samples
of the product of his meadows of timothy
grass measuring seven feet eight inches
(average),in height. The heads range from
eight inches to one foot in length. He
has so much of this grass that he does not
know what to do with it.
The correspondence between the
Postoffice Department and Great Britain,
with a view to establish an exchange of
postal cards at low rate of postage, has
closed. The British authorities decline
the proposition on the ground that they
are opposed to any lower rate ol postage
than that now paid on letters.
A Portland man was caught fishing
for trout on another man's laud, the other
day; the owner remonstrated, but retired
. ir Lilnnrtn rQlrt rli- nMim.ifin nn. nmMi
Benton Killin has taken to himself a
better half, Miss Hattie B. Hoover of
Last Saturday Pred Colbert, who
continues fishing at Chinook, hauled out
over four hundred Salmon. They are now
being packed in barrels.
Mr. G. "W. Lamb who built for him
self a blacksmith shop in this city last
spring, is now having a neat residence
The schPough and Bendy, Capt. Peh-
field, arrived yesterday. She will go over
to Davis' logging camp-on "oung's river
and move the teams to Deep river.
A. S, Shustcr, a first class photo
grapher, has returned to Astoria and re
opened his gallery here. The public who
have been waiting for pictures will be glad
to hear this.
The steam tug Merrimac is kept busy
lately towing logs, for Knappton and oth
er mills. She brought 100,000 feet of
spruce logs from Miller & Davis' camp
on Young's river, a few days ago.
The bark Clara Louise, Capt. Sum
mers, which reached this port from Hon
olulu a few days ago, sails under the Li
herian flag. She has been on the Pacific
about two years, nas been to Peru where
water is worth from 15 to 20 cents a gallon
and lumher $S0 S5 per thousand feet.
Bill Harrington fell overboard Mon
day night, from the wharf near Plavel's
warehouse, and his faithful old dog Pover
set up a howl that awakened the sleepers
in that vicinity and brought help to get
him out, "When first heard, Bill was
quietly remarking to Rever: " cro 5n tell
'em I 'm in here Eover, and I'll die if
they don't come and git me out." Rover
did his duty and Bill was saved.
Capt. Bessie, while here last Saturday
en route to the East by steamer via San
Prancisco, stepped on shore to remain an
hour, and as the steamer only.remained a
few moments he didn't go any farther
that way, hut returned Monday going
overland. Capt. Bessie will take another
newwessel when he reaches Bath, sail her
to Liverpool, thence to China and next to
Astoria, making his third vessel brought
here. Having purchased a share of the
Alden Bessie, Capt. Noyes of the Gari
baldi will go in her.
Movement of Vessels
Following is a list of vossols on tho way to
this port, and a record of tho arrivals and de
partures up to date:
British bark Vesta, sailed from Liverpool,
British bark Shylet, Liverpool, via Victoria,
Schooner , from Melbourne,
British bark Oneata, oSS tons, McDowell,
from Tyno via Molendo and Callao, arrivod
from Molendo at Callao 22d.
British ship Loretta, 1,041 tons, from Tyno
via Callao. Sailed March 0th.
British bark Duncnirn, Chambors, from
Tyno via Bombay, Arrivod at Bombay prior
to April 22d.
British bark George A. Holt, Xorton, from
Wear via Now Zealand, Sailed Dec. 20th, 1872
Passod the Lizard Foburary th.
Str Ajax, San Francisco July SO
Str Gussie Telfair, Victoria July 20
BktnoMolancthon, San Fran... July 20
Brig Orient, San Francisco July 28
Bk Clara Louiso, Honlulu July 25
Barkontino Free Trade. S. F.... July 17
Bark Edward James San Fran.. July lo
Ship Confidonco.San Francisco..July 12
Br ship Middlesex. London July 10
Bark Garibaldi, llong Kong Juno 20
Bark Forward " Juno 23
Tide Table for Astoria.
High AVatcr.l Low Waiter.
August A. M. V. M. I A1M: P. .M.
1 5 oi 0 002 0 0 11 41a
2 6 l (5 o7 1 00 0 3")
li 8 07 7 54i 2 0.1 1 ?K
4 9 20 8 r73 3 08 2 :iS
5 11 37 .",91 1 10 3 48
G 11 T)ij 10 581 34 4 b)
7 12 o'J 11 3-M ' U ( 0."i
8 1 4'5f 7 3 7 07
0 0 4o 2 20 8 10 S 02
10 1 3(5....,...2 oil 8 54 8 52
Notice to Pilots, (and Ship Masters).
Evory Pilotor Ship Master who shall bring in
to tho port of Astoria any ship or vessel having
on board any persons or goods infected with
Small-pox, Cholera, Leprosy, or othor conta
gious diseases, or which shall have had on
board any such infections during tho voyage,
or which ho suspects, from tho bad sanitary
condition of the vessel may be capable of pro
pagating disoaso, shall anchor such ship or
vessel below Smith's Point, and givo immedi
ate notice to tho If oalth Officer In any viola
tions of tho foregoing regulations the law will
be strictly enforced. S. W?DODD, M. D..
Health Officer, Astoria.
THE LATEST NEWS.
Gold in 3Tev York to-dav, 115 Z.
Portland TLejxal Tender rates, 85
buying; S6 selling.
The rumors of "trouble in Northern
China are unfounded.
Gov. Dix is considering a petition
for the pardon of young Walworth.
Two cavalry companies from Ari
zona have arrived to garrison Fort
Every town on Puget Sound wants
a terminus, and the railroad fever is
not a whit abated.
Tyler Curtis, who left San Francis
co a few months ago suddenly, is
with his wife at Milian.
The Commissioner of Internal rev
enue will take no present action on
the patent cigar-box question.
Cholera continues to prevail at an
alarming rate in various parts of the
Atlantic, Western, and Southwestern
It is stated on good authority that as
soon as the mission to Europe returns
the whole country of Japan will be
thrown open to foreign ers.
The steamer Japan brings Yokoha
ma dates to July 7th. The Japan
Gazette defends "Minister De Long,
and says the country was never bet
ter served in that Erctpire than by
The Penman Government has
commenced suits against several deal
ers in guano in Xew York city, who
are said to adulterate the article and
sell it as genuine.
Robert Butler, formerly of Oregon
has been sent to the insane Asylum.
He thinks swarms of insects are hold
ing anti-Chinese meetings in his
stomach, and that enemies are con
stantly pursuing him.
Work on the narrow-gauge rail
road between Walla Walla and Wal
lula is progressing rapidly, and the
company are sanguine of the early
completion of the work.
Destructive fires, bold robberies,
and mysterious murders are of such
frequent occurrence in the east now
that they have almost ceased to be
regarded as news paragraphs usually.
It is rumored that the Pacific Mail
Company will in a short time aban
don the Guaymas and LaPaz line, and
that the Colorado Transportation
Company will buy the propeller Mou
tana for 65,000 and place her on the
route in connection with the New
bern. The robbers who killed the Iowa
railroad locomotive engineer, threw
the train off the track and robbed the
express near DesMoins recently, have
been tracked to their rendezvous in
Missouri, near Jackson, but had not
been arrested at last dates.
The Wallamet valley robbers, who
are supposed to be the same that
operated recently in Portland, and
Salem, have passed Harrisburg. At
that place they endeavored to break
into a store last Monday night, but
were surprised and fled.
Ann Eliza Webb, 17th wife of
Brigham Young, has sued for 200,
000 damages, alimonv, pending the
suit $1,000 per month, and $20,000 for
attorney fees. The case will be ar
gued on the 5th of August. Other
suits of like nature will be begun.
Uncle Jake Miller, Boss Schenck,
and C. W. Knowles of Portland went
on a hunt together recently. It is
an unusual thing for Charley to do,
but this time he enjoyed himself
hugely, sleeping soundly while Boss
brought in the young grouse.
The steamer Japan, from Hong
kong, arrived at San Francisco on the
27th, with 1,2(10 Chinese passengers.
Twenty-two women of that number
were sold at auction to the highest
bidder on Monday. The telegraph
informs us that "youmr girls brought
as high as $450 each; old and middle
aged from $100 to $250 each.,,
One of the most powerful war ves
sels that has ever plowed the waters
of the Pacific, (Her Majesty's armor
plated ship Repulse,) 3,709 tons, with
fSOO horse power engines, and carrying
12 immense guns, arrived at ictoria
last Saturday, from England via ports
of South America and Honolulu.
An army correspondent in Arizona
savs that the Indian supplies on sev-
i eral of the reservations are about out
I and trouble is expected in conse-
j quence. The appropriations have
I been consumed in ruinous contracts.
The agent at Date creek absolutely
i refused to receive certain supplies for
Indians under his charge, claiming
that, besides being of the poorest
, quality, the price paid was double
that paid for the samec-arjtplcs for tliQ
troops,.-". "5' ''.."Li".' ' -V
At Pogersville, Ohio, Saturday
night, during the trial of a man call
ing himself Jeff. Davis, for outraging a
girl only nine years 'old, the lights
in the room were put out, the pris
oner dragged out of doors, shot twice
with a revolver, dragged by the heels
two squares, and bung to a tree till
The cargo of arms which the
steamer Yirginius succeeded in land
ing on the coast of Cuba for the in
surgent army, comprised the follow fellow follew
ing: 5,000 Remington rifles; 500 Spen
cer rifles; 150 needle guns; 200,000
cartridges; 1 ton of gunpowder; 200
sabres, and revolvers, medicines,
Kews from Tacoma is very interest
ing. Cooke Brothel's have opened a
bank and Capt. Ed. A. Starr was the
first depositor. Streets are being laid
out little houses erected, and prices
of living, moving and "being" there
are on the decrease. Chinese labor
runs the mill, and white men sleep
around in the saw dust and brush.
A band of Ivu-Klux raided the farm
of Mrs Mason Brown, mother of B.
GratzBrown2 in Owen County Ken--tucky,
on Friday night, and killed?
Louis Wilson (colored), burned his
house down, and damaged other?
farm property. The farm contained
a large growing crop of cotton and'
tobacco, which it will be difficult tov.
harvest in the absence of labor driv
en off by the Ku-Klux. Other farms
were visited by them and the owners-.
warned against employing negroes,
Carl Vogt, saved from surrender
to the Prussian Government by the .
decision of Attorney General Wil
liams, emphatically denies that he is
the murderer of Chevalier De Bianco,
and explains his possession of the
bank notes and other securities which
the Chevalier's relatives claim, by
saying he had received them from
a woman known as Mrs. Yogt, "who
bought them in London, this woman
is now earning a livelihood scrubbing
law offices in sew York city,y while
the lawyers are fighting for the $100,
000 worth of securities which she.
handed over to them after Yogt's ar-.
rest, to pay the expenses of his de-.
Capt. Gilbert of the United State'ur
vey has removed his camp to Baker's hay. .
A few days ago the visitors at Bay
view made a very pleasant excursion to
Cape Disappointment from Unity.
Ladies Fair. Referring to the-
ladies fair to be held in this city next
week, the Sentinel says: "The ladies,
of Astoria will hold a fair on Monday,.
Tuesday, and Wednesday, August
4th, 5th and 6th next, in aid of the
Catholic church now being erected
at that place. Mrs. Arrigoni, who,,
as usual, gives her time and energy
for this laudable undertaking, is now
in this city for the purpose of collect
ing material and means to make this
fair as brilliant a success as the one
held there for the same object last
3rear. It will, of course, not be nec
essary for us to exhort our Catholic
friends in and around Astoria to lend
a helping hand to this undertaking,
for we are assured they are now, as al
ways, ready to do all in their power. ,
It is pleasant to know that ntf only
Catholics, but also many of their.
Protestant friends take alive interest
in the erection of a Catholic Church
in Astoria and contribute most gener-.
ously towards it. Mrs Arrigoni has
received several munificent donations :
from Catholic as well' ns Protestant
ladies, not residents of Oregon,, but
who yet take pleasure in rendering.
aid to a good cause. May God reward
An Irishman had a dream which,
taught him the danger of delay. "I
dreamed," said he, "I was wid the
Pope, who was as great a jintleman.
as any one in the district an, he axed
me wad I drink ? Thinks I, wad a
duck swim ? and seein the Innishow
en, and lemons, and sugar on the
sideboard, I told him I didn't care
if I took a wee dhrap of punch.
'Cold or hot ? axed the Pope. 'ITot,
your holiest,' I replied ; and pe that
he stepped down to the kitchen for
thebilin' water; but before ho got
back I woke straight up. Aird now
it'i distressing mev I. didn't take i l