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FRIDAY Oct. 19, 1S77
The people of Doglas county are
considerably excited over the prospects
of a railroad from Roseburg to Coos
On Tuesday last in the United
.States district court, Judge Deady fixed
the time for the trial of W. H. N.
Stiles (now under indictment of per
jury) on the 21st of November. The
time for the trial of Win. B. Eigby,
indicted for subornation of perjury, is
fixed for the 23d of the same month.
The opposition between the two
steamship lines to San Francisco is
becoming warmer and fare is still
further reduced. "We learn that
next Thursday passengers hence per
steamer Ajax can obtain cabin tickets
for 5 and steerage tickets for $2 50.
The Pacific Steamship companies
steamers will of course make a corres
ponding reduction. If this com
petition continues much longer people
can travel for nothing.
The Bee informs us that a repre
sentative of the Portland, Salt Lake
and South Pass railroad company is
enroute for Washington city at the
cost of the company, and as we arc in
formed, as soon as his business affairs
will admit of his absence from Oregon,
Dr. J. C. Hawthorn, Preident of
the company, will go to the national
capital, there to represent the interests
of the company.
Mr. J. H. McCartney, engineer
of the Blue Mountain and Columbia
river railroad and a full corps of hands
left La Grande last week, Thursday,
for Umatilla landing, where he is to
begin at once setting grade stakes on
the road. The graders will soon fol
low them. The directors are receiv
ing bids for making and hauling ties
for the first ten miles of the road,
which it is their intention to have
graded and tied by January 1st. This
looks like business.
Richard Boling, of St. Paul, Ind,
was awakened by a burglar Friday
night, who, armed with an ax, entered
the house and demanded to be shown
such financial deposits as the house
might develop. Mr. Boling politely
escorted the thief around the premises
and finally pointed out a bureau sup
posed to contain rich evidence of debt.
The burglar instituted an investigaton
and while at it Mr. Boling struck him
over the head, killing him instantly,
and then went back to bed, where he
slept peacefully until morning, when
lie communicated the details of the
The Holladay will suit is on trial
in New York before Judge Van Yoost.
It was brought in the name of Mr.
Ben. Holladay's youngest daughter,
Madame de Busierre, to recover her
share of the property left by her moth
er, Holladay's first wife, which will
was set aside in favor of an earlier
will leaving the same property to her
husband. The latest will was claimed
to have been made when the testator
was of unsound mind. It is a well
known fact that Madame De Busierre
brought this with exceeding unwilling
ness, being constrained thereto by her
husband for whom her father has al
ways manifested feelings of extreme
dislike and contempt. There is little
possibilit' for any judgment for the
plaintiff in the suit.
The Guard relates an incident
which occured in Eugene city lately:
"A tramp who appeared very feeble,
and hobbled along leaning upon a
cane, went to the residence of St. John
Skinner. The doors were shut, but
he was seen through the window be
fore he came to the house. To dis
cover whether he was as feeble as he
pretended, St. John "ave a lare do
- which was lying by the door, the word,
and he started to interview the fellow,
who dropped his stick and bundle and
intde better time than Rye Straw's
best, till he crane to a tall gate post,
up which he went with the agility of
a cat. When the dog was called of?,
concluding that he had mistaken the
house, he left without making his er
The Australian steamer arrived at
San Francisco Wednesday morning
with British mails two hours after de
parture of the overland train. The
mails were put on a special train with
instructions to overtake the express
train, and by making close connection
at New York Wednesday with the
Abyssinia for Liverpool it is expected
to deliver the Sydney mails in London
in 39 days.
Near Oroville, (Cal.), on last Wed
nesday night as five Chinamen from
Laporte were entering Oroville in a
wagon a man with a riile in his
hands stopped them and demanded
their money. The driver said he had
no money, whereupon the man fired,
killing a Chinaman who tumbled oil"
the wagon to the ground. The horses
started to run and the man continued
firing at the Chinamen in the wagon.
On the bod' of the dead Chinaman was
1,000 in money which the robber ob
tained. The deed was committed a
short distance above the bridge across
Feather river and within half a mile of
According to a Russian official
bulletin Mukhtar Pasha was decisive
ly defeated Monday and the Turkish
army utterly dcstrojred as a fighting
body. On Sunday, the Russian divi
sion turned Mukhtar's right, and on
Monday, General Hcymann, with 10,
000 infantry, carried Olga Tepe, the
key of the Turkish position, by as-
sault, cutting the Turkish army in two.
The centre and left wing, under Muk
htar Pasha himself, retreated upon
Kars, and succeeded in gaining the
cover of the fortifications, after a fear
ful rout, during which the Turks lost
a great number of men in killed and
wounded, several thousand prisoners
and four guns. Three divisions, con
stituting the Turkish right, had mean
time been surrounded and attacked
and driven from their fortified camp
with a great loss. Finally, at 8 o'clock
Monday night, a remnant of Mukhtar
Pasha's army surrendered with thirty
two guns and a great quantity of ma
terial. Among the persons captured
are seven pashas. Mukhtar Pasha is
in Kars. The Russian loss is stated to
be relatively slight.
The Texas Pacific.
In the course of our remarks yes
terday concerning the re-election of
Mr. Randall as speaker of the House,
we stated that this was a railroad vic
tory. We intended to say a Texas
Pacific railroad victory. His success
it was admitted previous to the elec
tion would be a sign that the majority
of the House favor the trans-continental
railway enterprise of Colonel
Thomas A. Scott. The south is sup
posed to be a unit on this question.
The Maryland democratic state con
vention a few days ago, under the su
pervision of Senator Whyte, adopted
a resolution against government subsi
dy of any kind to railways or for any
other purpose. Scott's scheme asks
the government to guarmitee the in
terest on company bonds so that the
company may be enabled to borrow
the money needed at a low rate. The
government is now floating a large
loan at 4 per cent. Its 5 per cents are
away above par. With the govern
ment guaranteeing the interest the
company could probably float its 5 per
cent bonds at par; but without that
backing it it would be difficult to sell
compairy 5 per cents at 90 or even 80.
The Central Pacific company had to
sell ninny of their 6 per cents as low as
GO, which accounts in part for the
enormous cost of their road. If Col
onel Scott can procure the endorse
ment of his company bonds by the
United States, he will be able to build
and equip two miles of road at no
greater cost in gold than the building
and equipment of one mile of the
Union or Central Pacific. The elec
tion of Randall as speaker would indi
cate that the house favors a compet
ing line; his defeat, that the Ceni5-al
Pacific forces had won a victory over
Colonel Scott and his company.
In this city, Oct. 17, 1S77. by the Rev.
T. A. II viand. Miss Louisa M. Sclnnecr
to Kr. Lewis 15. Burg.-
11 persons are hcrebv foihhl-
istinjr any one on my account js
sucn dews without a written
X. M. KIMBALL.
,'gOll, Oct. 17, 1877. (Ilt-W2t
den frSpi fn
I will jfttf
Oregon Steamship Company
For San FranclHCO IMrnot,
Carrying the Qnited States Mails and
Wells, Fargo & Co's Express.
PngMigrc, Cabin.. 87 50 Steerage.. S3
Freight, per Ton S2
A 1 Steamship
Will leave W. T. & I. Co.'s dock Astoria for
above port on
SUNDAY, October 21. JCS77. &
At o'clock, A. M.
For Freight or Passage, apply at the office of
tho V. T. A: Locks company.
C. l UPSHUR, Agent.
"We the undersigned Commissoncrs ap
pointed bv Ordinance No. 'JL'4 and 225 to as
.ses the benefits and damages caused by the
widcniniroi' Coucomlv and t'henamus streets,
do hereby jilve public notice, that we shall
proceed fo view said proposed widening and
to asess said damages and benefits on the
24th day of October. A. I)., lf-77 : and that we
shall meet at the ollice ofihe Citv Attorney
at too clock in the forenoon of said day. when
and where all parties interested will appear
.I'OI IX IIORSOX,
C. A. McCriliK.
A LM AUIX MONTGOMERY.
Astoria. Oct. 12, 1S77. 11 Mtl
F. A. FISHKK.
Wilson & Fisher
HAY, FEED, GROCERIES,
Wharfage and Warehouse Storage.
Corner Chcnamus and Hamilton Streets.
rpIIErIEIlSIC.NKI TAKE VI.KASUltE TO
JL ANNOUNCE TO T1IKIK 1WTKONS AND
DEALEKS IN OEKEHAI. THAT THEV HAVE
LATELY LAUCELY INCKEASEO T1IE1U FAO
TOllY AND AUE NOW 1'KKrAHKU TO FUIl
NISII AS GOOD AN ASSOUT.MENT IN THEIK
LINE AS ANY HOUSE ON THE COAST.
SrECTAL INDUCEMENTS TO CASH CUSTO
MERS. ALISKY A HKGELE,
P. ). KOXG1.
103 First Street.
Factory on Abler Street, between First
and Second Street, Portland, Oregon.
Lime, Brick, Sand
.&.inLC3. XnSE; AliO
Plaster anil Marble Dust
AS CHEAP AS CAN BE
LAUDED ffl ASTORIA.
Can be had in any quantity at my
CS"Agcnt for snlo of San Juan Lime.
WHICH WTLL he SOIT) as low as
ANY HOUSE IX OREGON.
BAIN & FERGUSON,
f api aiiCarriap Shop.
Squemociiba street, between "Washington and
IIXJIY GALLOU. Proprietor.
SS-Rei:urinK promptly attended to none,
but the best material used. All work war
ranted. iJ3-Blacksmithing and ship work promptly
D. K. Warkbx.
C. A. McGuikk.
Astoria Market !
Corner of Chcnamus and Cassstreets,
WAHREN & McGTJIRE, Proprietors,
(Sttcccxtors to Jlobson L- Warren,)
Wbolosalo and Retail Healers in all kinds of
Fresh and Cured SVleats!
A full line of Family Groeeries,
CANNED FRUIT, VEGETABLES, ETC.
flyRutter, Eggs, Cheese, etc. constantly
flu- Ships supplied st the lowostrates.
Holladay's "Wharf. Main Street, Astoria, Ogn.
BREAD, CAKES, PIES,
WILL BE SERVED TO PATRONS
of the Oregon Bakery of which C.
Binder deceased, was proprietor, tho same as
usual, by Mrs. CHARLES BINDER.
First Class Baker employed, and perfect
satisfaction guaranteed. 4.11 orders, large or
small, promptly tilled on short notice. Patronage-
of tho public is respectfully solicited.
MRS. CHAS. BINDER.
JSEW STOKE X
New Goods! . New Prices!!
Wholesale and Retail Dealer in
also, Crockery, Glass
ware, Silverware, Table
and Pocket Cutlery. A full
line of Willow-ware always
on hand; a full stock of Cigars
and Tobacco, Wines and Liquors.
-Parties in need of the above
line of goods will consult
their own interest by call
ing before purchasing
elsewhere. Prices low
er than any other
house in the
SOUTH SIDE OF CHENAMUS STREET,
TGoo(ls delivered to any part of the
City Free of Cliurac. '
BUY STOZVK IJE'T TI5JK JV12W
THE BEST - - WORLD
For sale at the
CITY BOOK STORE.
Astoria Brewery Saloon,
And Bottled Beer Depot !
MAIN STREET, ASTOIUA.
The Best Quality Lager Beer,
FIVE CENTS A GLASS.
CrS" The patronnpo of tho public is respect
fully solicited. Orders for Lager, or Rottled
Beer, in any quantity, promptly filled.
B3J" Ereo Lunch duy and night.
"Root & shoR
Corner of Cass and Squemocqha. street?.
FOE THE NEXT THIRTY DAYS
I WILL SELL ALL MY
LAKGE STOCK OF
Mens', Boys', Ladies', Miss
es and Children's
BOOTS AND SHOES
At a considerable reduction from
previous prices, many kinds
J. H. D. GRAY,
"Wholesale and retail dealerjn.
FL05JR, FEED, OATS, HAY,
STRAW, WOOD, etc..
Also wholesale dealer in
Shoalvater Bay OYSTERS,
KtX'eived fresh from the bed four times a
week. On the wharf foot of Jlentou street,
ARWDT & FERCHEft,
BLACKSMITHS AND MACHINISTS
x-fir Eout of Washington Street, x-,cq
KV nCttr Kinno s' J- ishery, tt&ff
HAVTSG SECUK b?I) A X ENGINE AND
Lathe, and the best of workmanship, we
are now propurcd to do
ALL KIN DS OF CANNEKY WORK.
ENGINE AN D STEAM fcOAT
WOUK OF ANY DES
CRIPTION. KB-IIorec-shoeinj,', repairing, and all kinds
of blaeksuiithim promptly attended to at rea
Tp S. MERRILL & CO.,
Blacksmiths and Machinists.
Capt. ltOGEUS' OLD STAND jt$:
Near Express Uflico, fclyu
" VlCLJVJl. "''
All work in our line, heavy or lisht, done with
neatness and dispatch.
HORSESHOEING, WAGON", AND
Farm Work a Specially.
HAVING SECURED THE SERVICES OF
Mr. S. A. Gaines of Ky., an experienced
Farrier of 115 years in the business, and well
known to Astoria horsemen, wo are prepared to
do shoeing in a manner to euro lameness or pre
vent it in horses entrusted to our care.
AU work warranted and at reasopoblo
raes. . ."
AUCTIONEER and COMMISSION AGENT
CHENAMUS ST. ASTORIA. OREGON.
Consignment respectfully solicited, bills col
lected nnd returns promptly made.
Itejriilnr Salt;? Day. Sntnrtlny,
Refer by permission to
WARREN & McGTJIRE
IIos. .1. Q.A. ROWLliV
A, VAN lit'SEX.
JAW GEAK MART.
T.. C. lZ4IiiEX. Anctloncer.
AUCTION & COMMISSION MERCHANT.
Office, on 3Iain street opposito Wa-hinsto
From 7 to ! o'clock P. 31.
Regular ?"alc3 Day,
Saisirtfnj-. :st 10 O'Clocli A. 31.
Will purchase and sell real estate, merchan
dise, furniture, etc.
Consignment respectfully solicited.
Diagrams and terms to be had on application
to thu Auctioneer. U, . WuR.SLbY
HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS.
K. II. CARDWELL. C. II. PERKLVS
Favke-v House Hotel,
Corner Main and Concomlv streots,
Car dwell & Forliiws, Proprietors.
rpiIIS IS TITE LARGEST HOTEL IN AS
A toria. new ana now furniture, furnished
in first class stylo.
Tho tablo will bo supplied with tho best ther
market affords. Accomodations to suit tho
times, from SI 2i to St!")U per day.
Steamers and sail boats leave tho wharves
and slips near the Hotel, daily for Fort Ste
vens, Fort Canby, Skipanon, Fort Clatsop
Sen Sido, Ocean Reach, lvnappton, Chinook.
Unity, Oysterville and other places of resort
in this vicinity.
xfctfThero are now fivo largo salmon can
neries in Astoria, which employ over I'JM) per
sons in tho various branches of tho business,
making Astoria as it now is, a point of interest
!o visitors, independent of its cool invigorating
Cor. Squemocqha and Lafa, ette Streets,
qiHIS HOUSE HAVING BEEN
JL newly re-painted and furnished
throughout w now open to the accommoda
tion of the public.
J3The house bein in new hands now
can guarantee satisfaction.
ISounl and LodjiJn per IVcelc $5 IM
ISoaril per Week- 4 oo
MRS. M. E. TURNER, Ipnetress.
A. J. MEGLER, C. S. WRIGHT,
Tho Proprietors arc happy to announce tha
the above llotol has been
Repainted and Refurnished,
Adding greatly to tho comfort of its guests
IS NOW THE BEST HOTEL NORTH
OF SAN FRANCISCO-
SERVED IN EVERY STYLE AT
All kinds of French, German and Anierieni
Candies constantly on hand, wholesale
and retail at the lowest cash price.
"Wedding cakes: made to order on short notice
The patronage of the public is respect fully
. WATER STREET R0ADAVAY.
Opposito Oregon Steam Navigation Cempany's:
The above now Restaurant will bo open
from and after tomorrow, Sunday. January
7th, lbTtf, 1). BUSANICH CO.
I EQT AL TO TI I E B EST, ANI
-Cheap as tho Cheapest, at
J Tiik Astokian Okkicr.
E. C. HOLDEN. LLAL'GUCRY.
HOLDEN & LAUGHERY,
UPIIOXjSTEKUKS AXD FUXKI-
At tho old stand HOLDEN'S AUCTION
ROOM on Chenamus street.
All kinds of upholstciy and cabinet work done
to order. Manufacturers of
Lounges, Spring Beds,
Ofany sizo and quality.
Picture Frames and Furniture Manufac
tured or Repaired by Experienced
ttSTSecond hand Furniture bought and soldi
not, 1,01a. oiiowor, iR5sa2S3&
bk'iim and 2gj-
Occident Hotel Shaving Saloon.
NlhDKKAUKi: cfc UJILKXHART,
frsT Special attention paid to LADIES' and.
CHILDREN'S HAIR CUTTING
wr Private Entrancefor Ladios'&x
J. R. Sl'Kl'PARD.
Late of Corvallis.
C. H. STOCKTON.
Late of Kalaiua.
SHEPPARD & STOCKTOH.
HOUSE, SIGN, CARRIAGE. AND ORNA
GRAINING A Specialty. KALSOMINING,
MARBLING AND GLAZING
dono to order with neatness and di'mtph.
Rs) .Leave your oruers at tno SSKY SJ
on Main stieet, Astoria,. Uresoiu.
Q OYSTERS I