The Daily Astorian. (Astoria, Or.) 1876-1883, June 12, 1876, Image 1

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Monitor Building Cass Street.
terms of Subscriptien:
Served by Currier, pur week..
.Sent by mail, three months....
.Sent by mail fix uiiths
.Sent by mail oi:o year
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l'rce of Postage to the Subscriber:
K3T" Advertisements inserted by the year at
alio rate of vl 00 per square per month.
Transient advertising, by the day or week,
fifty cents per square iht insertion.
Reading notices, in City Items column, five
cents per lino par day. No charge less than
twenty-live cents.
J P. Bannan carried forty-seven
of the fifty votes in liis precinct.
-Bev. F. Crang
officiated yester-
day at the
eoiigregaticnal church in
Gen. and Mrs. Adair returned
home very greatly benefitted by their
winter visit to California.
The bark Corsica, ship Bedford
shire, jmd hark Abbie Cooper are
coining to this port. Not on the list.
The General Ganby made
cial trip to the Cape yesterday
a spe-after-
noon, with a party of about thirty ex
Mr. James Welch litis recovered
his health sufiicicntly to enable him to
make a trip to Walla Walla. We hope
to hear of permanent benefit result
ing from tlis change.
Prof. John Souayne, of Portland,
will be here this week with music, etc.,
and proceed to teach the Astoria Brass
Band on to perfection. He Anil be
come a permanent citizen of th
Tho Congregational Sunday
School met yesterday ;it the Court
house, in consequence of painting at
the Church. The contrast was rather
n pleasing one. when compared to a
mass assembled for contests in litiga
tion, law and libel.
The schooner Granger, Capts.
Low and Spedden, arrived on Satur
day, with a cargo of wood and hay from
Youngs river. The Granger went up
the river on this trip to within tluree
hundred yards of the falls, which is
the highest point readied by any
vessel larger than a du" out.
The first offer for brick from
Klaskanine, is in. For one hundred
thousand, delivered on any Astoria
wharf accessible by teams, $750 in
gold coin will bo paid by Peter Pun ey.
Eight precincts to hear from. Come
out with your orders, and let us make
the brick at home. What do you
Suddenly like a flash of lightning
on a clear day or a clap of thunder
from a cloudless sky, bright beautiful
weather struck this region of Oregon
yesterday. It just lacked eight days of
being eight months since liihc late"
Tains set in. October 18th, 1875.
But then it made tilings lively while
the rain lasted.
The Caller Ou, arrived yesterday
in tow of the Shoofiy, to complete
cargo at Astoria. This leaves ship
ping on an even keel between Astoria
and Portland. They have the bark
entine Jane A. Falkinburg and Port
land up there. We have here the
Wave Queen and Caller Ou, all there
was of sea-croinsr craft in the river af-
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:335 cn
Mayor Case and A. W. Ferguson
left for Portland on Saturday to at
tend the Grand Lodge, A. F. A. M.
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Hon. A. "Van Dusen left for the same
purpose tliis morning.
ivas ;
A man named Ferrell, who
so unfortunate as to be taken sick
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Astoria amongst strangers, and
with- i j7
out money, was sent to Ins iamily by ,
the Gu3sie Telfair, and arrived safely. !
His case was a very bad one of typhus '
fever, but he was treated m a careful
manner by Dr. Crang, and was looked ;
after by Mr. P. Ferrell (no relative),
and was finally passed by the Oregon
Steamship Company. All deserve
credit for their kindness to him.
Our correspondent on Saturda3T,
from Pouth Bend gave full particulars j
with respect to the hue causuality on
Shoalwater bay bar. There is no I
doubt but that the mid-channel buoy
there should be larger. "We know
from practical experience what diffi
culty there is in the way of finding
it, even in a light chop-sea.
A white haired doscendant of
riAFi,im? iri.n,l lncfurni1 in flin AlM I
,uinuuuo, .VW...U. ... wwv, - j
sonic work of Celestials, opened a
lodL'o for Chinese in Astoria Saturdav
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niirht. Initiations were made 111 1
great numbers, and the lodge was not
called of! until eight o'clock vester
.1 , !.. a., .,lo. fi
f he thirty-Second degree, who Was in j
attendance up to 11 o'clock p. m., by
invitation, informs us that the work
corresponds in a measure to our Ala- I
sonic usages, and why not ? Are we
not informed that Masonry exists in
every portion of the World ?
Hope and search has been aban
doned, for-Williams and Johnson,
fishermen for Badollet it Co., who
were lost a week ago last night. We
understand that the boat came ashore
north of Cape Hancock about eight
miles, and the net was found south
of Point Adams abouc six miles, just
how true the statement is we are
unable to say. Williams was a dar
ing spirit, excitable, and it is pre
sumed ventured so nea
to the bar
that return was impossible. lie
formerly boarded at Mrs. Daggetts.
Johnson was formerly a deck hand
on the Leaver. We do not know
that either have any kinsfolk in this
The river steamer Beaver, hence
for Stickeen June 7th, readied Victo
ria all rkdit on the 8th.
j7?iMr. Armstrong is taking about
as nice pictures, at tin Abtoria Gallerv,
as airy gallery in the State. Give him a
iH-ST. Loeb has added a few feet to
his store room on Main street, and has
opeiird :i new branch in connection
with iiis trade. Groceries etc.
iE?HVriss Belle Welch having re
moved her stock of millinery goods to the
hou:-eof her father, corner of Wall and
Eighth Streets, invites ladies to call.
The host assortment of hats and trim
mings in the city. Orders from abroad
promptly attended to.
jlr. Charles Stevens at the city
Book Store is offering special inducements
to persons in want of articles in his line.
He has a splendid stock, which he is
closing out tit cost, intending to quit the
2fc& The young ladies and gentlemen
of Astoria have noy the long lelt want of
evening amusement offered 'to them an
ex-professional actor offers to instruct a
select class the art of acting solely for
the amusement afforded. Thorough train
ing assured to those accepted all inter
ested may addre-s "IJamlet," at this
j?Sj Five Dollars Beward will be
paid to ihe finder of a small pass book,
with letters in it, addressed to Thomas E,
L. Logan and Thomas and James Locan.
which was lost on Saturday June 3d, be
tween Astoria and upper tovn,reward paiJ
- on leavjnjr the book at this office, or at
the , rcsAdeuce of 31r, Goslin, at upper
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Tide Talo lor Astoria.
(From tables of United States Coast Survey.)
High Water.1,
Low Water.
I Pay. a. m. r. m.
a. v..
1. M.
lo ,
2 o.;.
2 1 5.
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4 24.
3 40 i
4 lli
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... 135
The height is reckoned from the level ofav-
erase lowest water, to which the soundings are
given on the Coast Survey charts. When the
afternoon, and when in tho p. in. column by a
iorcnoup. .
ShippingPort of Astoria.
Dawn bk.250 tons, for S. F. June 11.
John L. Stephens, as. llWd tonsIackic, for San F
June 10. ,
nival, bk w tons. Adams. for s. p., JuaqT.
Gussie Telfair, str, 413 tons, Gardner, fm. Pugeb
Sound June 12. -j
Portland, bkt, 494 ton. Gage, fm S. F. June 3.
Jano A. Falkinhurg, bkt., aOO tons, Hubbard, fm
Honolulu, May2.
Wave Queen. Br bk, S-'W tons, Anderson, fin Xew-
catle,X S V.f April 17.
Caller Ou, Br. bk., (J74 tons, Rea, fm Isl. Java. Apr 9.
Orient, brig, 312 tons, Adamson,f:nS,F.
seaWaif.ijriK. 273 tons. Smith. fmSF
Ajax str ,:J",, lo"' BolIcs-fm s F Junc 10-
Tain O'Shanter, Bkt., (510 tons, Patterson, fm b.
Hazard, brig, 3f)(i tons, "Walker fm S. F.
Hera, sch 33!) tons, filler, fm S F June 4.
j Garibaldi, bk, (11O tons, Xoyes, from Hongkong,
Orcjroman, sell 274 tons, Penncll, fm SF.
Assaye, 12S1 tons, Ritchie, fm Cardiff, via Rio.
Canoma, 520 ts, Rosser. fm Glasgow via Honolulu
Clita, Br bkt,. J 519 tons, "Whyte. fm Honolulu.
Duart Bay, ship. !3(i tons, fm Europe, via Austral
ia and Shangai.
I Enid. Br bk.,4 tons, Renouf fm Port Chalmers. J
Edward James, Forbes, fm Hongkong.
Forward, Br bk.,744 tons, Strachan. fm Hongkong.
Hero of the Nile, Br bk 3X5 tons. Dyke, tin Mel
bourne. Felj 21. 1
Otto. Br bk -JUo tons, Carter, fm Liverpool Oct 14
Robert; Bright. Br. bk. 309 tons Hennings from
Shields Alarch 13.
Sam G. Reed, sh, Kifi tons, "White, from Hongkong.
April 12.
Trevelyau, Brbk 1042 tons, Edwards, fm Newcastle '
Vt oodsulc. Br bk, iiiu tons jMontgomery, lob days
from Table bay. June 1.
Gold liars SOD par.
Gold in Sow orfc, l1xA.
Legal Tenders in Astoria buying SO; sell
ing i'.t.
Coin exchange on San Francisco Y per cent,
Currency exchange on San Francisco y per
J"?"",!""-. .. v,. ,, . .
Telegraphic transfers on Xciv York 1 por
cent, premium.
Currency exchangoon New York percent
Trade Dollars, i2 buying; 9:.01 selling;
half dollar, IWJ buying: "Jl&Jiy selling.
San Francisco 31arlcet.
Flour. Extra, So ."0it) 00.
U heat Shippers will give Si 70 for choice
lots alongside vessels; millers are paying
SI 7",.
Barley Light brewing, ?1 20; choice, SKtfJ
feed, Si 2-1 2j;Uright Chevalier, Si -JO 115"
ltyc-51 7o. Oats S2l'0.2 oU.
Potatoes Uest l'etaluma, Tomales and
Humboldt, $lb0.l!M).
Hay SH('j.r.J for common to choice.
Liverpool wheat market to-day slides lOd
for average California; iis l0d: 10s iid for club.
Astoria Marltets.
Flour,Orcgon City, bbl .r)75
Ex Family...., 0" 00
44 Willamette superior, ' i i
44 Graham 4 4 (100
Middling. ton 40(10
Corn Meal, "j1 cental 4 00
C round liarley, t'tort 4200.g44 00
Uran k Shorts, 44 -7 U0&M0 00
Hay " 23 00
Unions, $ Bushel 259: 00
Potatoes. ' 1
Butter, eastern, in tubs, fl lb
Choice roll '
Checso, "
Cured Meats, II ams. "
Sides, "
Shoulders, "
Breakfast Bacon "
Smoked Beef, . "
Corned Beef "
Corned Pork, "
Jard, in tins and caddies '4
Eggs, f dozen
Hides, Dry,tV
Pork, " .:
Corn Beef, 9 bbl
17; IS
4 00"5 07
. 2 60:o0
, 1 ilOitl 50
. $(.12
Sheep, r?i head
Apples, green, tl box
Dry lb
Peaches, 4 "
Coffee, green 4
4 prepared, Java, fl lb
Bio. '
Moco, 11
Sugar, crushed, lb
"4 owcred, lb
44 Island, V lb
S.vrun. extra colden. ?i gallon
J keg. 4UU4 in
Tea, Young Hyson, tl lb , i70
44 Japan, in papers, lb f07.
44 u in lacquered boxes fi lb 75a0
Candles, & lb , 20
Lead, Atlantic, whito fiib
Jils, Dcvoe's xi case 3 oOgo o
... (! 25 7 04 1 0 20
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... ) 44 48 3 41
JifAJJ!.l'Um.'.LJI.4UUJWLiLllmilJtllHUMf." f trf'IWllJJMll.P"
The Late Mrs. Landphear.
The following extract from Mrs.
Landi hoar's funeral sermon las been
kindly furnished ns for publication,
and will doubtless prove of interest to
those who knew her
Mrs. Hester Ann Landphear was
born at a place called "Warm Springs,
-twn comity, lrgima, august !tli,
17SG, and was therefore at the time
of her death nearly ninety years old.
kne was a girl of twelve summers. when
Washington died, and no doubt re-
membered that event. She a
married woman long before the tele
graph was discovered, or railroads
j were operated, ana so witii ail tne
great indentions of the last fifty years,
she was a married woman before they
were known. When Grandmother
Landphear was born jew York ras a
city of ten or twelve thousand inhabi
tants not as large as the city of Port
land is ta-day. She enjoyed' life in
her humble way, almost to her dying
day always cheerful never gloomy
nor desponding. For the past ten
years at least, constantly realizing that
her end was near. Perfectly resigned
to the will of her Heavenly Father,
she was ever read' for the summons
to call her hence. At Warm Springs,
Virginia, Miss Hester Ann Pose was
married to Mr. Dawson and shortly
after removed to Bartholomew county,
in the State Indiana, where she lived
for many years. She had six cliildren
by this husband Cyrus, John, James,
Franklin, Jesse and infancy. This last
was the only one of the six wiio ac
companied her mother to this country.
j She was the wife of Mr. Luke Taylor,
and died in this county in the year
1862, and her remains are deposited in
the graveyard on Clatsop Plains. All
the boys are dead also. Jesse the
fifth son was a volunteer in the Union
Army and was killed in battle. Several
of her children married, and to them
were born eleven grandchildren. Af
ter the death of Mr. Dawson in Indiana,
she removed to the State of Illinois,
and made her home at Batavia, Ivane
county. Here Mrs. Dawson married
Mr. Jonas Landphear. We were in
the habit of pronouncing her name
Lamphear. But the proper way was
Landphear. This was the way Mr.
Landphear always wrote it. There
were no children by this marriage. In
the year of 1S47 they decided, with
epiite a number of others to seek a new
home on the Pacific slope, and on the
12th day of April of that year they
commenced their long and tedious
journey across the continent, and at
the end of the seventh month they
arrived at The Dalles of the Columbia
river. There were 300 in all in the
party. At The Dalles, Mr. Landphear
and Mr. Taylor constructed a boat in
order to descend the Columbia, and in
the course of three weeks they were
ready to start. All went well until
they came to the Cascades where the
boat struck a rock and all came near
losing their lives, but by good man
agement the boat was extricated from
her perilous position, and in due time
these two families landed safely at the
Hudson Bay's Trading Post at Van
couver, Washington Territory, then
called Oregon. Determined to see the
Pacific ocean, and if possible to find
a home near the surging breakers, thejr
took passage in a small craft called the
Launch, owned by Jack Strong and
Robert Alexander. This craft still
lies on the mud fiats in the vicinity of
Mr. Fen-ell's saw mill. In the course
of a week they landed near Tanzy
Point, and there made their home
within a few miles of the ocean. They
lived there for two years, and then
moved to town, and took up their
abode in a small
log cabin at the
NO. 37
rear- of the present house, which
she so lately occupied., ?his house
was then in the woods, and it' was
considered no very easy task to get
from the beach, the only, public .high
way, to this humble dwelling. In
about the year 18 :i the present
house was erected by Mr. Luke -Taylor,
ancthe old log cabin was torn
down. What a ..change has time
made ! A dense forest and jungle, as
Grandmother saw it. in 1847, is ow
a well built up town "with the forest , a
mile-in the distance, and rapidly re
ceding, nere sue passect away an
Sunday last, June 4th, after residing
for twenty-seven years on the same lot
on which she first settled, beloved by
all who knew her, for her kind dispo
sition and many social virtues.- She
was brought up in religions ways, tfay
parents who were noted for their rs
ligious principles'. Her f atherlie has.
told me, was such an expert ins .sacred
learning, that he rot the best !of nearly
all who ventured to argue with liiai
on religious subjects. She joined
the Methodist church in Indiana, but
after she came, to this country ahe - did
not identify herself with any religions
body some times attending one and
then the other of the jn:otestant bod
ies here established. She died as a
christian ought, with an unwaverin
faith in Christ, and fully resigned
to the will of heiv Heavenly Father.
Her P rayer-book was jresciited to her
many years ago by the good Bishop
Scott, and she prized it. much,. net
only on account of the donor, whom
she ever spoke of with love and af -fection,
but also on account of its
blessed teachings. Grandmother Lane -phear
was particularly fond of missi,
hence her great desire for persons to:,
sing with her in her last sicknasB.
Mr. Wadharns, of Portland, gftv-tlicr
great pleasure by singing for her one
evening for about an hour, 4f Jesus
Savior of my soul" and c'learor any
God to thee" she seemed to enjoy most.
Frequently exclaiming in her feehi.
way during the singing, "Blessed
Jesus, how sweet, how precious' Shfc
seemed to have a premonition thai.
she would not recover, that this sick
ness was her last. The reason she as
signed fortius-was, that many years
ago when in the State of Illinois ahes
had a Tcmarkable dream, andfthis
dream seemed to come back to ''her
with all its former vividfie
and force. I am not able to relatc-
thc dream as she told it to me. 'flu?
substance of it was, that she was tftlceii
to heaven, and that there she Ii4iir$
the most enrapturing music, both 'ti
strumental and vocal, and there"k!f
beheld our blessed Saviour, in iiiefile
glory, and her raptures were inert ts&r
br meeting and embracing a de:-.r sis
ter of hers who had died some tmie
previously; and as she related this4
dream and talked of her dear .sisW
and the blessed Jesus the tears rolled;
down her cheeks, adding, at the sam
time, this dream made' such an effect
upon her that she had never got over it.
It is the lot of few to have as riiany sin-
cere and self-denying fiiends as Grand
mother Landphear had, and this slit
was conscious of1 and ever frratefu
?i.i f,
u ior.
Among the male portion of the com
munity, she seemed to be ihe particu
lar child and charge of the older bar
and river pilots and their- families and
some of the first settlers. Many it is
true, were very kind to her, but" those;
were her particular friends.
The schooner Elnora arrived' yes
terday with a cargro of vrood.
Capt. Grounds is discharging a
cargo of street plank at the Steam
ship GomDany's dock to-day from
' Knanpton. ., ,
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