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-5.' C. IRELAXI EDITOR
Tuesday. May 23. is76.
Travelers will be glad to learn of
the recent decision of Justice Thorn p
ton, of San Francisco, in the case of
Antonio Melian vs. 'the Central Pa
cific Railroad Company. This was an
action to" recover the value of a ticket
for a through passage from San Fran
cisco to the city of Washington,
which, it is alleged, was accidentally
Xost or destroyed. After reviewing the
points' of the case,. Judge Thompson
"It only remains to consider wheth
er the lost ticket on which this action
is brought is such an instrument as,
upon proper proof of its loss and giv
ing a sufficient bond of indemnity,
will entitle the plaintiff to recover.
As shown by the evidence and ad
mission of counsel, such tickets are
transTerable by delivery, and are
available for the purpose for which
the' were issued for an indefinte
period in the hands of the holder, on
representation. In this respect they
differ bat little from ordinary com
mercial paper transferable by delivery,-
upon which, according to all
authorities, a recovery may be had
under similar conditions. In the
opinion of the Court the plaintiff was
entitled to judgment against the de
fendentsfor$135 50 in currency, upon
giving a proper bond of indemnity in
the sum of $2,000, with two good and
sufficient surities to be approved by
the Court, conditioned to save the
defendant harmless from any loss it
may sustain by the future presenta
tion of the ticket sued on."
Arguing against the reduction of
the Presidential salary, Burleigh
writes in the Boston Journal as fol fel fol
eows: "Washington exacted the strict
est economy at home that he might
serve his country and not impair his
private" fortune. Jefferson was well
off when he went into public life. He
inherited 1,900 acres which he in
creased to 5,000. His income, inde
pendent of his farm revenue, was
3,000; His wife's dowry was $40,
000 in cash. Had he left public life
alone and attended to his estate he
would have been a rich man. His
public carreer closed in 1809. For
nineteen years he was absent from
Monticello, and seven of these years
were rjassed abroad. He returned to
find his estate ruined, his property
squandered, his fortune scattered,
all attempts to retrieve his fortune
were in vain. He was adjudged a
bankrupt. jSew York City sent him a
donation of $8,500, and other cities
were alike generous. Jackson had a
style of his own. Like a good soldier
he lived within his- income. At the
Kip Raps in the summer, in a low
farm-house, coat off, feet in slippers,
chair tipped backward, a cob-pipe in
his mouth, he gave audience to am
bassadors. Yan Buren had a private
fortune of his own.
The Yamhill Repoiter "thus al
ludes to the new President of the
Oregon I vail road and Steamship Com
pany : " There is a remarkable con
trast between Mr. Yillard and the
formerPresident of our Oregon rail
roads. In place of the snobbish
aristocracy and lordly arrogance of
the latter, we are refreshed by the
sociability, plainness, straightfor
wardness and business discernment
which appear in the former. Ren
Holladay always came to us in the
pomp of a royal sovereign, and the
respect his coming attracted was
hardly more than admiration of care
less'people for his gorgeous equipage.
Mr. Yillard came simply as a man,
with men, and ameng: men, and won
the esteem of the common people at
The prize pen gambler it is said
took, two hundred and eighty dollars
clear profit from.Roseburg. A rich
harvest for gullibility;
Who Read the Oregonian
Mrs. Duniway of the "N-ew North
west, says: "Democrats read the Or
egonian with delight, Republicans
with ill-concealed rage and mortifica
tion, and Independents with down
right disgust. The first regard it as a
powerful auxilary; the second as a
possible friend and provable enemy,
while the third see in it the broken
reed upon which they as a party
leaned. Politically neither the one
thing nor the other, it might be fitly
named a nondescript, and placed in
the category with those whom Dry
den classed as
"Damned neuters, in their middlo way of
Who are neither fish nor flesh nor goood red
The Oregon Central Railroad ex
tension is a fixed fact. The Reporter
says: "A committee of three was ap
pointed last Saturday to circulate
papers among the farmers with a view
of securing a pledge of 300,000 bush
els of grain to the carrying trade of
road next fall, should it be built. The
freight rate on this amount is 12 cents
per bushel. We learn that Messrs.
Joseph Watt, S. G. Reed and J. R.
Luncefield have offered to go in a
party of thirty-six to guarantee the
amount of $36,000 to Mr. Yillard, and
take the risk of getting the 300,000
bushels of grain for the road to carry
upon themselves. There will be no
difficulty on this score, and the only
hindrance to a completion of the road
this season will be a possible failure to
get the iron, which must be brought
from the east. "
Referring to the Oregon Military
Wagon Road steal, to perpetrate
which a bill is now pending in Con-
gres, the State Journal says; "The
company were never entitled to
one acre of the Klamath reservation
as it was established long before the
road line was established, but even if
they were, the bill in its present form
is a swindle on the government, as
those lands could not be sold in the
market for the next twenty years for
an average of 25 cents per acre while
the lieu script can be located on the
best lands of the State worth from
$2,50 to $10 per acre.
The notorious rl. I. Chapman, of
Steilacoom, turned up as accuser of
Gen. McMicken in Washington re-
centl lie is a pretty pill to bring
charges against honorable men aint
Eastktin Okkgon The Astorian is
doing moro for the interests of Eastern
Oregon than any other pnper.in the State.
If you have a friend or a relative in that
section of this country, bend him the pa
per on trial. Only one dollar for four
A bunch of hays on a ring. The
findor will be liberally rewarded on leav
ing them at this oftice.
Stockholders in the. Astoria Milling
Compnny are hereby notified that a met
ing will be. held at Astoria, on Saturday,
June 3d, 187(5. for the purpose of electing
otlicers tor the ensuing .year, and tiausact
ing such other business a mav come be
fore the meeting. D. 13EQUETTE.
Astoria, May 22d, 1S7G.
QUICK SALES AND SMALL PROFITS!
IS THE MOTTO OF
l: k. g. smith,
Chenamus Street, Astoria, Oregon,
Wholesale and Retail Dealer in
Cigars nl Tobnrco and all kinds or
Smoker Articles, Stationery
GENUINE MEERSHAUM PIPES
Solo agent for tho Celebrated Othello Cigars.
Penlcars in the abovo line are respectfully
solicited to examine Stock and I'ricos.
C J. & G. W. Trenckard,
"Wholesale and lletail .Dealers in
DRY GOODS. CLOTHING,
BOOTS AND SHOES,
PROVISIONS, FLOUR. SALT,
QTJEENSWARE, NOTIONS, ac
CSr Country Produce taken in exchange for
THRESH SUPPLY OF 2 and 3 PLY
X Carpets, Floor Oil Cloths, Table Oil
Cloths, Window Shados, ibr sale at Port
land prices by L W. Case.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
That I found in the Columbia river
near Barne's Point about twenty-five fathoms
C. TV. HAMBLIX.
Astoria, May 23, 1S7V
House and Sign Painter,
AND PAPER HANGER.
Corner Court and Hamilton Streets,
T OOK HERE, WEARY WOMAN!
THERE IS REST FOR YOU.
STEAM WILL DO YOUR WORK.
The STEAM WASHER, Or Womans Friend.
The latest, the cheapest, the best no rubbing,
no pounding, no turning or tearing, no
clumsy cylinder, and no twentyor thir
ty dollars expense. Steam does it all.
For sale at tho ASTORIA LAUNDRY, cor
ner of Chenamuand Polk streets, or at C. E.
Jackins, corner Main and Jefferson streets.
J. T. liORCHERS.
DEPENDENT COUNTY CON
The Central Committee of the Inde
pendent party of Clatsop county respect
fully suggest that the different Precincts
send each one Delegate, and that Astoria
Precinct send ten, to meet at the Court
House in Astoria on Tuesday. May 23d, at
S o'clock p. in., to nominate County offi
cers. J. H. D. GRAY,
Astoria, May 10, 1S76.
VAN DUSEN HAS JUST RE
ceived a Sue lot of PRINTS, which
he is selling very cheap. Stf
THE BEST ASSORTMENT OF
Crockeiy, Glass Ware, Lamps and
Lamp Chimnftj's in the City at Case's.
IOR THE REST AND THE LATEST
. styles of spring Hats go to Van Dusen's
who has just received a fine assortment, btf
All taxes on dogs running at large with
in tho Corporate limits of the town of Astoria
wil be duo and payable on or before June 1st,
1S70. DAVID INGALLS,
The Engino bolonging to
Astoria Fire Company io. 1 ,
For further particulars inquire
of tho Committee on Public
Ry order of tho Common Council.
FRANK J. TAYLOR, Recorder.
Farm for Sale.
320 Acres Partly Under Cultiva
tion, aoonthalf of the tract
SITUATED IN PACIFIC COUNTY,
Will be sold cheap for cash, with or without
stock. Good houso and out buildings and
orchard. For full description and furthor par
ticulars apply to or address
JOHN HUNTER. Unity, W. T.
Astoria and Knappton.
pEGULAK DAILY MAIL BOAT.
J. A. RICH ARDSON - - - Mastei:.
Will leave Astoria,
FOR KNAPPTON AND RETURN
HIT For freight or passage, at living rates,
apply on board, or at 1. W. Case's storo.
Contractor and Builder.
A LL KINDS OF CARPENTER
- WORK AND CONTRACTING
promptly attended to.
t'-d' Special attention given to wharf and
mill construction. Address:
N. F. -UUDGE, Contractor,
BRICK LAYER, -
And Plain and ilTiS
Orders left at the Occident Hotel
Promptly Attended to.
J. Ji. Knapp, Knappton ; Citpt. J. Wert, West
port; JI. J J. Parker, S. N. Arriymi, Jlobson fc
Warren, J. Jladullct 0 Co. Astoria; J. W. ( V.
Cook, Clifton; Jos. Hume, Eureka; Ji. Watton
it Co. Manhattan; J. L. llcp urn. Glen Ella;
J. G. Mcyler d- Co. Brookjleld, and numerous
others for ichom 1 have
Built Furnaces, set Ranges,
and Kettles, and
"Spread the Mort!"
During my 12 years Residence
LIME, SAND, BRICK, PLASTER,
Lath, Cement, and all materials in
my line, furnished to order.
C" Special attention paid to Furnace work
and Ranges, Cistwn work warranted good,
orno pay. PETJEK RUSKY,
OOM TO LET.
A largo front room 2d sfory, will be let
at reasonable rates. Apply at
8tf THIS OFFICE.
Facts Worth Knowing.
A. W. Cone, - - Astoria.
SIGN OF THE GOLDEN SHOE.
Cannot bo beat in the Boot and Shoe line.
Call and see him.
SIGN OF THE GOLDEN SHOE,
Main Street, Astoria.
Flour, Grain an67jgd Store.
Foot of Main street, one door from Holla
G. F. Parker,
LIME. BRICK, PLASTER and CEMENT,
TOBACCO, CIGARS. NUTS, CANDY, Etc.,
Constantly on hand and for sale cheap for cash
or farm products.
About tho first of June, tho undersigned
Clatsop and Pacific Counties
bringing with him from the famous stock of
Peters te Severance, California, several
Thoroughbred Merino Bucks,
One year old, which will be sold cheap.
PUT SMITH, Portland, Ogn
A special meeting of the Legal voters of
School District No. 1. will be held at tho
School House in Astoria, on Friduy evening
May 2(5. 1S75, at 7 o'clock p.m., for tho pur
pose of levying a tax in said District to pay
off tho indebtedness due on Block 74, purchas
ed for School purposes, also to take in consid
eration the plans and spccifiCtitionsof school
houso, and tho ways and means to raise money
to build tho same.
By Order of Board of Directors.
J. G. HUSTLER.
Astoria, May 9, 187G m'Jtd Clerk.
AND A FGLL LINE OF
Fresh Oregon .Vegetables,
E. S. Larsen's
GROCERY STORE, MAIN ST.,
"VTICOLAI & BRO.,
Central Plaining Mills,
Cor. of North Second and E Stroots, Portland.
RUSTIC, CEILING, MOULDINGS, SASH,
Doors, Blinds, Brackets, Urns,
Tanks, Fences, &c'.
xSTFir flooring and ceiling and bevol-odgcd
Common size doors, sash and blinds at San
Farm and Stock on Deep
River For Sale.
1GO Acres, partly Improved, iloml ISniltl-
JiiS Cattle, Sail float, etc., etc.,
All or which will be Sold
Cheap lor Cash.
ITS' For full particulars inquire at this Office
or on tho premises of C, M. STARK.
-jEW FURNITURE STORE.
Cor. Main and Chomocqha Sts.,
(Successor tc Gist & Stolt,)
ASTORIA : OREGON
OFFICE FURNITURE, ETC.,
K3T Of the very bct quality, supplied to
order at prices that will justify the patronage
of this home institution. Persons wishing any
article in the furniture line will find it to their
advantage to give mo a call, and inspect my
stock and prices before purchasing elsewhere.
ttS" Undertaker's Work promptly attended
to, at reasonable rates.
I offer for salo all my real estate in Clatsop
County, consisting of my original Donation
churn, on Lewi-; and Clarke river, consisting
of five hundred acres -A tide land meadow, ac
knowledged to be the Dest stock claim in the
county. Also, a large interost in the Upper
Town of Astoria, a portion of John Adair's do
nation claim. Enquire of the subscriber.
T.- I- POWEKS.
Having completed my shop (between
Tallman's landing and Westport on tho Co
lumbia river,) 1 am now prepared to build
FISHING BOATS, ROW BOATS,
SKIFFS, E.TC, ETC.,
everything in tho line of boats. 4 Copper fas
tened boats a speciality ." "
My motto is ; first claw work for a fair re
muneration. P. O. Address.
T.DRISCOLL. Wcetport Ogn.
GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS.
Having Concluded to
Remain in Business
HAVE LAID IN
SPRING I S UMMER
DESIGNED ESPECIALLY FOR.
THE ASTORIA TRADE.
A complete assortment
. ttlho public in general aro repectfullv
lnvited to call at the old stand, on Coxcomly
otrket, next door to Parker House.
Notary l'ublic ami t'oiiimissiom-r of
For Calijornia and Washington
Temitory. OFFICE. Case's Building, corner Cass and'
Chenamus stroots, Astoria, Oregon.
CRANG, M. D.
At the solicitation of numerous friends, has
consented to practice medicine, a'nd tenders
his services to tho public. I)r. Crang brings
many years experience in the practice of his
J. AV. EOBB.
C. W. FULTONV
ROBE & FULTON,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
XST Office in Warren & McGuiro's building
opposito Occident Hotel, Chenamus street.
.EO. w. rea,
Attorney and Counsellor at Law.
Exatnining and perfecting titles made a spe
cialty. All accounts left with me will re
cive prompt attention. Office in Warren &
McGuiro's Building, Chenamus street, corner"
1 H. PAGE & CO.,
JR All kinds of country produce, wanted in"
exchange for goods.
Masonic Hall Building, Astoria,
Fancy -Goods,-Ladies Dress ar.d Cloak
Trimmings of the Lastest Style.
WILL ATTEND to ORDERS for DRESS
and Cloak making. W ork will bo done
in a satisfactory manner.
jfc?T Agent for tho sale of Dr.AVarner's Sani
tary Corsets, and also Children's Waist3 with
patent elastic buckles.
SEW MILLINERY STORE.
Mrs. H. A. Derby,
(Late of CLEVELAND, OHIO,)
WISHES TO ANNOUNCE TO TIIE PUB
lic of Astoiia and surrounding country,
thttt she has just received a full and complete
And all kinds of
At the stand recently occupied by Mia Mor
rison on MAIS STREET, Artoria,
And will be prepared to fill all orders for
first class goods in this line at rea onable price5.
ttlNow goods will bo received every month.-
TEW A2s'D ELEGANT STOCK
Latest Styles of Millinery Goods,
BY THE LAST STEAMER,
At the Rooms of
Mrs. A. D, WASS,
(Up Stairs, Brown's Building,)
Corner Main and Chenamus Streets, Astoria.
S7 This stock consists of tho latest fctj'lc
Hats, for Ladies -and Children; Dress Trim
mings rind Frindy Goods for Ladies, which will
bo sold at verv low prices.
DRESSAHDCLOAK AYxSfomptly sttOTde
AGENCY FOR THE SALE OF
the Domestic Sewing Machine, at L
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