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dstoria, Oregon, Tuesday Morning, October 16, 1877.
No. 113. '
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tT Advertisement's inserted toy the year at
the rate of SI "' per iutrc per month.
Tiunjcnt advertising, by the dav or wock,
fifty cents per square for each insertion.
To CJity Subscribers.
There arc such fro juent chance in the rci
clencu of our city patrons that ive shall feel
obliged to anv who make such rhunjre-s if they
will report the same to thi office. Otherwise
wo .-hall not ton responsible for failure of the
carrier to deliver the paper piomptly and
i egularly to them.
Fnoai Tieeamook. Mr. Vaughn and
Mr. Fuller, old lime settlers of Tilla
mook, wen' passengers in by the Canby
;uid are now doing the city.
ToNcri-: Point Depot. Work -on the
3moy depot at Tongue ioinl is progress
in verv satisfactorily. Yesterday the
Albina arrived with a cargo of brick ami
building materials from Portland.
A QuickTime.-The Canby left As
rloria ato a. m. Saturday with a full load
of freight, arrived at (Jaribaldi at noon,
discharged her inward cargo and took
on a full load for Astoria in six hours.
aShe arrived here at s a. m. Sunday.
Caeoo iiv the Cant.y. The steamer
Canby brought in 4U cases salmon, VAM
"kegs butter, 1J hogs, and oilier freight,
from Tillamook yesterday, and discharg
ed at Kinney's dock. She will probably
return to Tillamook in about ten davs.
Democratic Point. This famous
place is situated upon an island between
-Oak Point. W. T., and the original Oak
Point of Oregon. Its proprietor (Mr.
Kearney) is already at work knitting
jiets for next year's catch of salmon.
Keaskanixe Productions. We are
.under obligations to our friend, farmer
XV. 1L Gray of Kk'skanine um. for
sample productions from his ficjds, coir
listing of one splendid large turnip beet,
and two line sugar beets, which we dial
lenge the state to heal, for .size and fla
vor. The three beats weighed exactly
Ohecoxiaxs AniioAD. The list of
Oregonians abroad was increased on the
arrival of the steamers from Astoria
last week bearing away from home our
fellow townsman C. II. Dain and family,
Mr. C J. Trenchyrd, and others. To
day Mr. Ed. P. Thompson and sister.
3Xrs. Kirldand, ttndMr. and Mrs.. J. O.
llanthorne. take their departure. .
Sea Coat axd Shell-fisil One
tif our down-east friends now on a visit
to Clatsop county, offers to bet that we
have more seacoast, more shell-fish, morn I
siind, and more primitive scenery to the
acre than any other place in America,
and he says no true born son of Ameri
ca can visit here without a due sense of
pride, consecrated as the country js to
Beau ix Oi:chai:ds. On Saturday
hist we observed the effects of bear
visiting the orchard of Mr. A. S. Aber
nethy at Oak Point, which in time, if
followed up will totally ruin the trees.
Bruin seems to have a liking for the fin
est fruit, and is not satisfied with tak
ing the best apples and pears, but must
pull the trees down with him. The
mill-hands have killed two bear there
recently, but more remain to be killed.
It is a fine place for hunters to camp.
j. Beef Cattle. Complaint is made
nf the extreme cruelty attending Uip shii
raents of cattle from eastern Oregon to
norls on Puiret sound. Victoria and As
toria. A band were delivered at Astoria
on Saturday that had not tasted food
nor water for over 4S hours, and among
them was one so weak from loss of blood
caused by the breaking off of a horn
near the skull, that the poor brute was
down and trodden upon by a portion of
the band of 73 head on board the Bonita,
The arrangements at the landing at up
per town were so insecure that after
they left the boat several of the poor ani
mals were pushed off into the water be-
fore reaching shelter. Where is the so
ciety for prevention of cruelty to ani-
2TJ5WS AXD NOTES.
National bank notes issued for the
past month, $1,320,540; SO per cent,
thereof in greenbacks will be destroyed,
leaving the outstanding legal tenders
The President and Secretary of ,
tlie Interior have decided to dismiss J
the charges against Governor Sam. J3.
Axtell. of New Mexico, as vairue and
1 ,!i r
unsupnurtuu uy pimu.
n.. Mj,.ii.nu,m ,i Wn.1 .
ington Trust Investment company
bought in on .a foreclosure of mortgage
' that part of the town of Albina owned
by the Oregon iron works, hounded by
the river, Itussell street and Williams
avenue, except the plat reserved for a ,
railroad depot; lots 8 and 0 on which
arc mtnatal tlu, w uull and the iron
WOlks Oil lots lo and lb. lliere IS a ,
mortgage on the iron works of $20,
000: but when the company failed, the
unsecured creditors put in a claim, and
the affairs of the company were thrown
into liquidation, the result of which it
would be impossible, to foreshadow.
To Our Readers.
If all who write us in regard to sub
scriptions and business will observe
tlie following rules they will prevent
annoyance and misunderstanding by
hvays date your letter or postal
iving poslofliee and -tntc.
card, giving pe:
2. When you want the !iddres of a pa
per changed give ut the name of the po-t-otfiee
to which t..e pnj-.er is sent a- well as
that of the one you want it changed to.
3. Alwavs writo the mime of sub.-erib-ers
and their pobtollice addresses o jdain
that they may he eaily read.
4. Always seal your letter before hand
ing it IX to the pn.-toflice.
o. Never send currency in a common
letter. Either register 3-our letter or send
by express; or what is better, purchase a
money order. The expen-c i- insignifi
cant compared with thu rilc run in send
ing currency in an ordinary letter. This
is at least our judgment, based on the
great number ot cemplai: ts we receive in
regard to leUer which the writers Miy
they mailed to u, but which we never re
ceived. JSSTThe Cincinnati Gazette says:
"The publishers ot American newspapers,
if they would follow the example of Uie
Time, would largely increase their reve
nue: and why not ? "Why should not
candidate- for office, writers of compli
mentary icsolutinns, heros of cane pre
sentations, and the like, pu' for thepaee
they occupy, as bu-iincss men do ? There
is far too muck free advertising in the
reading columns of American newspapoj.
fertile good ol the publishers or the bene
fit jl subscriber-. We coinmepd this
suggestion to our friend, of the press.'
IIatciuxo Saiuox. A private letter
froi Mr. ll.S.Buek. at present employed
at the mouth of Clear creek, on the
Clackamas river, about ivn miles from
Oregon city, says: We have now some
young. salmon,a few are already hatched,
they are three-quarters of an inch long,
two eyes (which is the principal part), a
dim line of back hone andta little misty
look which answers for the tail. The
egg is fast to the body, on twhich they
subsist for sometime. They, are a very
frail little thing. If I can gt a small
phial or or bottle will send yon. two or
three in spirits. The rain hasicen a
great detriment to the progress (hthe
work, besides the hindrance they
water raising one night lTo.OOO eggs con
sequent upon not having the hatching
house ready for them. It will probably
take two weeks yet to finish up.'
Oak Point Mii.es. A visit of about
two hours at the historic works of Mr
A. S. Aberneihy, on itisticoke creek.
W. T, last Saturday gave us an opportu
nity to vist the pioneer mills, which at
last gave the place the name of Oak
Point Mr. Abernethy's operations ex
tend over a period of more than a quar
ter of a century at Oak Point, and em
brace manufacturing, shipping, flouring,
lumbering, etc. For many years past
the flouring mill has remained idle, but
is still complete in its line of gearing,
bolts, etc., and with the addition of need
ed repairs and a few parts of machinery
could again be made useful. The saw
mill is now in good running order, and
it is expected that as soon as business
will justify, its wheels will be again set
in motion. Oak point must be consid
ered one of the finest locations on the
lower Columbia river for business. It
"yas settled at an early day, when the
pioneer had the pick of places, and has
Jost nothing in respect to location by the
building up of innumerable other points
above and below it (including Portland).
Capt Rockwell of the United States
coast survey was stationed at Oak Point
one season, and ho has left an elegant
painting of the scenes about there, 'true
to aature, which include the hospitable
home of our friend, the Hon. A. S. Aber
ftetliy, proprietor of Oak Point
s special, tins well
knowufbrandof cigars, at Adler's.
esterday we paid a slwrt visit to
the cW '.rant ajnd well arrangeiVkationcrv
am! if ition store of Carl Adler m Chen-
amuslrcet next door to tli White
Housa A' were really amaci rv fnui
selection of station" rv.lum-
,ieal instruments, novels, period talssul
newspapers, toys (for boys anl girfc),
Wirs, tobacco, cutlery, nic n icks, ii
t.ict a little someining lor evi :v man.
woman and child in town,
of nice things; now, you
woman and cliild in (own. 1 jjeen lots
of nice things: now, you go and see
Eastern Oysteks. Fresh lot of
Eastern Oysters per steamer Elder at
JSchmeers. iSquemoeqha street.
Mrs. Arrigolini is furnishing good
irwitiz nitl 1 iivf ftfil" fiviiii it if OT oiwl
Uj)Wards per week according to location,
, , , . ,
I'S KSSSS. AY'niS
- ill Irinilfi of fnnev niul f)rn:iiiunt:il wnrfc
taught by Mrs. L. U. C'omstock. See
sample of the beautiful pictures at the
IJee Hive, where you can learn terms and
the time of classes. Orders taken bv M.
1 1. Steers.
Choice new sets of crockery, very
unique and novel :also the self-righting
"spittoon." that always keeps upright,
just received and selling at prices to
suit the times, at 1. W. Case's.
Hoard and lodging can be had at
Mrs. Munson's at reasonable rates-
The best cooking apples and pears
in the eity are to he found at Bozortlfs,
who also keeps a full stock of fresh veg-
etables constantly on hand at the lowest
prices. Call and ho convinced.
You can always get fresh oysters
in every style and at all hours, day or
night, at the Central Coffee Saloon. Con
comly street, between Denton and La
fayette. Vstoria Iuiuor Store, II. Marx &
Co.. proprietors. Sole agents for Charles
llehstock & Co., St. Louis, Mo. Ameri
ca's finest Stonewall whisky, Snow Hill
lire. Cooper whisky. For sale by all gen
eral dealers and saloon keepers. Depot
and Branch House of Marx & Jorgen
sen, Portland, Oregon.
Dry goods, millinery and notions
cheap for thirty days at the Bee Hive.
The Dance of Life, an answer to
the Dance of Death, at the Circulating
Dr. F.P.I licks, dentist, rooms in
Dr. Welch's building, on- Squemoqha
.lrcet. offers his services to the public of
Peter Puney is still in the market
with all kinds of building materials in
his line, lias just received l(M).OQl) lath,
2.UiX bushels of sand, and a large stock
of first quality of brick at his warehouse
foot of Benton street.
The '-Dance of Life,' an answer
fo-Uie DantTojCUciith, bv Mrs. .1. M.
Bowers.For sale at tlie CityBooJv Store.
Board and lodging by thedayof
week at the Astoria Beer Hall, Main
street, .Vstoria. Peter Daviscourt, pro
.Have von seen the Bismarc stove?
No? DlMii call at once to-tlav, upon L.
i'. KieliftiOi fc Co.
oysters in every style at
unnv Jieartir is wnat you
r private oiuce. t all on ia,
stove. 1 & Co. and see it. Beautiful
te wire goods iievf rvstyle,
ichman ifeCo's. 1
r. B. R. Freeland has loluted per
manently in Astoria for the practice of
dentistry. Office in Shuster's building,
on Cass street, next door to The Asto
f Photographs! The latest styles
fnlriti nf lini-trii.' fw.vi fvti !lj.t. C .jf
- rnext to the Astorian office.
JvEgrclean towels, sharpbtors,
and an cnsyIaeTgcrto'Ctfncspio at PaK
kkk House Baths. Hair cutting, slmm
poonmg, and dyeing.
fiSTLittle Van has reestablished
himseif at the old corner, refreshed by his
late journey lo the Atlantic slates, and
will as formerly attend lo all orders in his
line as general jobber.
A' OTHER VICTORY fSAIXED IX FA
VOR OF SPJSCIE PAYMENTS.
After this date, coin will be used for
change. and tickets dispensed with; all
drinks and cigars live and ten cents, at
the Chicago House, Main street Astoria.
Astoria, Oct. :?, 1S77.
For Glassware, Crockery, Powder and
Shot, Gun Wads, Percussion Caps, in
fact everything that is useful as well as
ornamental, go to .1. XV. Gcarhart, who
.sells cheap for cash. Goods delivered
ree of charge.
SlIIP-MASTElfS PtEADIXG BOOM. Mr.
Peter Wilhelm has permanently fitted
up a ship-master's reading room in con
nection with the Gem saloon in Astoria.
The latest shipping papers ajul home
ward and outward hound shipping lists
are. kept on file. Telegraph olllce next
Canary Bikds. for sale at Gillespie's-,
Parker houe baths.
Eighteen thousand persons emigrate!
in 1876 from the Eastern and "Western
Stales to Qrefan.
Coal from Fayallnp.
"Within the coming month (Novem
ber) the Northern Pacific railroad
company will have their lines from
Ivalama extended so far as to allow
free shipments of coal from Puvalluu
L.ii a n.:.. .-i ...m n
""'. - uuo kum in, in iin pro
bability, seek this city or Kalama for
exporting, the following compiled
from the Northern Star, Snohomish,
will prove for interest: Five good
veins, or deposit1!, have been opened
up, viz; General (named in honor of
General Sprague), ten feet thick; two
of eight and a half feet; one eight feet,
and one of five feet. These all con
verge northward. Several miles far
ther up the creek there are said to be
a great many more veins, one being
twent' feet thick, while still higher in
the mountains regular anthracite coal
is said to be found ; but the company
finding the coal in inexhaustible quan
tities here, deem it best to open them
This coal is suprmsed to the regular
carboniferous formation, a true bitum
inous coal, and not a lignite coal like
that 'found back ot Seattle. The Se
attle coal mine is an excellent mine to
work, perhajis one of the best known,
and its coal ranks with the very best
grades of lignite coal. Yet this Puy
allup coal is claimed to be equal to
the very best coal from around Pitts
burg, and to be compard with the
Cumberland coal for forging purposes.
It is said to be a first class coal for
steaming, cooking or domestic purpo
ses, and its much higher grade of coal,
as the Seattle is better than many
mines of the common lignite coal. In
appearance it has a high polished sur
face, along its two cleavage surfaces,
but does not show the polish of anthra
cite coal when broken transversely to
the line3 of clavage. In structure,
formation, character of coal etc. , these
mines resemble in many features very
closely the coal fields of the Skagit.
It probably is of the same age geologi
cally considered, and the coal some
In Portland, Messrs. 2Jorthrupt &
Thompson will act as agents, and no
doiibVcaii be entertained but they
will work ifup to the highest degree
of success, so far as displacing black
smith coal imported from the east.
ey expect to be able to supply the
trlde within three weeks, as at the
mlie (there has been already raised
ovlr 500 tons and twenty men are
Protection of S almon.
The following is a copy of the bill
introducedan the legislature of Wash
ingtoiitcrritory to regulate the taking
of salmon in the Columbia river and
Section 1. Be it enacted, etc., It
shall be unlawful between the fifteenth
day of April and the fifteenth day of
July of any year, for any person or
persons in any manner to capture sal
mon in the said Columbia river or any
of its tributaries, for the purposes of
sale or commerce, between the hours
of six o'clock morning of Saturday of
any week and six o'clock nioining of
Tuesday of the ensuing week. It
shall be unlawful also for any person
or persons to purchase saimon so un
Sec. 2. For the purposes of this
act, any fish trap, or other like device,
shall be maintained open between the
Saturdays and Tuesdays aforesaid, and
the owner or occupant of such trap
or device shall see that they are
empty of salmon on each of the afore
said Tuesday mornings.
Sec. 3. The provisions of this act
shall not apply to Indians in the Indi
an country of this territory.
Sec. 4. Any person violating any of
the foregoing provisions of this act,
shall be deemed guilty of a misdemea
nor and shall be fined in any sum not
less than twenty five nor more than
one hundred dollars or imprisoned in
the county jail not exceeding thirty
days, or both, in the discretion of the
court, and shall pay into the county
treasury where the offense is com
mitted double the value of the fish so
unlawfully captured, for the benefit of
the ahcool fund of said county, to be
apportioned among the school districts
I of the county as are other school funds.
Sec. 5. This act shall take effect
and be in force when a like law shall
be made and in force in the state of
Trade With Japan.
The New York Tribune has the fol
lowing remarks that should be regarded
as rather suggestive to Oregonians, as
we are situated at the gates of the
Orient: "Japan is one of the natural
markets for the products and wares of
the United States. Of the civilized
industrial nations of the world the
United States is the nearest. She is
only G,000 miles distant, while Eng
land is 12,000, and other industrial
European countries are from 9,000 to
11,000. The United States has the
advantage also of two lines of steamers
to Japan, so that there is no bar to
trade for lack of direct steam transpor
tation, as there is in the case of South
America. Nevertheless, look at the
position of the United States in the
trade of the Empire. Of the exports
of Japan we take only seventeen per
cent. , and of her imports we furnish
only four per cent. England, 6,000
miles further away, takes thirty-five
per cent, of the imports. The Eng
lish have scrutinized the market of
Japan closely, and have sent there the
things that can be sold. They have
made a thorough and sustained effort
to capture the market and have suc
ceeded. The Americans, in their free
and easy style, are waiting for the
Japanese to come here as buyers.
They will never come. And that is
not the way a trade is secured. "
jSS'The corpse of a business man ,
who had never advertised during his
whole life, wns secured by one of our
Eastern medical colleges and placed in a
dissecting room, where the young would
be doctors went to work on him-They
found him very tough. lie hnd dpSM so
close in all his dealings that the very ar
teries and veins had become, in the latter
part of his life, c, contracted that he had
not for years enjoyed good health. His
heart va- black and calloused at the lower
end. lie also hnd a white liver, which
was very knotty in place. lhi-ine.s men'
who do not advertise should take warning
from that poor unfortunate wretch.
Our Mexican Border. It will be
impossible for the incoming Congress
to sit long without devoting some seri
ous .attention to the atrocious conduct
or Mexicans along the line of the liio
Grande The seizure of the officials
of an entire American county is an act
that cannot be passed over mildly. It
demands prompt apology and repara-'
tion by Mexico, and if that be refused,,
it is a good cause for a declaration of,
war. If the United States fails to af.
ford protection to its citizens on the;
border, thojT will by and by be com-:
pelled to organize in a military way to.
protect themselves and ,avenge their
own wrongs. Those who declaim
.against war and. annexation under the
conditions forced upon the United'
States may be right in theory, but
they are asking more than forbearanco
and reason shouM concede and more
than public opinion will agree to. If
the Mexican government cannot stop
these outrages, then it is not entitled
to respectful consideration, and our
own should step in and at all hazards,
do the work required for, the protec
tion of American citizens on American
Duncan's Antecedents. The Call
tells us who the absconding President
of the defunct Pioneer Land and Loan
Bank is. It says: "J. C. Duncan
came to California in 1840, and in
early days was a clerk in the office of
the San Francisco Herald. He then
went into the auction business, selling
Chinese goods principally. After that
he inaugurated and kept up a lottery
in a store running from Commercial to
Sacramento, below Leidesdorff. Then
he started a depot on Pine street for
the sale of pictures. For several year;
he was not prominently before the
public. When he came forward again
it was in connection with tlie Pioneer
j Bank, and latterly with the Safe De
to. lit company."