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Astoria, Oregon, Tuesday Morning, October 23, 1877.
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Stmt bv nuiil, cue year. - t) 00
l?roo of Postage to Subscribers.
for a job at
the leading ! strii
I m t,
Six Sailors are wailing
the Chicago house.
McDonald & Doiul are
bunko sharps in Portland,
Throe School clerks in Portland
have proved short in their accounts.
Lively times along the wharves now.
Sinister, give us a picture of the front to
day. TheSanta Clara will take 2300 tons
of wheat from Astoria. All in sight
Grand Hep. A. G. Walling and wife
are passengers by the Orizaba, due here
nGF" .AdverliQQuicnts inserted by the year at j to-day.
tac rate of vl .r) por quxrc ier month.
TrHiiicnt Jidverti-inir, by the dav or wcok,
ftSty cents per square for each insertion.
To City Subscribers.
There arc ?:;cb fro went chanpo in Hie rcci
dencoof ourcitv patron thai we hall feel
obliged to any who snako .ii?h change if they
will report the fame to lhioliico. Otherwise
vc-hall not be re-j.oiwble for failure of the
carjier to deliver tiie paper piomptly and
regularly to them.
Bear are plentiful about Brookficld.
O.ptain Empkin of the Alice, killed
three while lieing there lat Sundav.
Coal is worth 12.00 per ton delivered
In Astoria. A ton must be better than
three cords of wood to eai up cash that
Edgars railroad list of petitioners is
so far the largest of any in Astoria.
Every one signs them. T lurry up, boys
and put your naibcs down, we want to
send the list on 10 Washington.
Patrick, at .lackins & II awes, is pre
paring a number of three story steamers
tor the kitchen. They are just the thing
to cook vegetables and meats in, by
steam. Call and see them.
at E. S.
r your sheet music, go to Cor
or musical instruments, go to
for vour violin and guitar
jo to Cornart's; for everything
bsic line, go to Cornart's music
Cnenamus street, next door to De-
s drug store.
Walla Walla Letters No. 1.
e. can d
A. II. Stone of Umatilla, in company
w;th James Brown of Knappa. have de
cided to clear the prairie of elk. They
expect to take to the woods to-day, and
we anticipate considerable supply of
"elk meat and bear steaks in ours for a
month to come.
Astoria has sent as many ships afloat
with wheat for Europe in September
and October as San Francisco has sent
ui) to she 14th. Our sister port has sent
out 22. Astoria has also sent 22. including
the Abeona and Santa Clara, almost
.ready for pea.
Tlp opium dens in Portland raise a
snncll which the Telegram says is '"fast
wrapping our lovely metropolis in the
very fumes of hell." It then asks: "Can
nothing be done to stay the progress of
this pagan vice?' If brother Ileixler
will give you a bible you will find the
answer in it. .ermiah21-!.
The Sociable at Liberty Hall on Sat
urday evening proved a success as it de
served to be, and it was gratifying to see
so many enjo ing themselves. The nau
tical gentlemen as well as the land-lubbers,
appeared to realize this was an op
portunity to be utilized and made the
most of it. The music was superb, and
we congratulate Mr. S. Corwin on his
Won't the Oregon Steam Navi
gation folk catcli it, 'though if they do
not send that new steamer Wide West
on to this route ? What right have they
to give the Cascade trade the biggest and
"best boat? Will some of Tin: Asto
iuan "satellites"' in Portland please put
a cockle-burr under "Mr. S. G. Bead's
crupper until we get a good fire brand
ready for that posish ?
Richard II. Marion's name appears
in the list of passengers leaving 'Frisco
by the Chester on the 16th, but Dick
hasn't put in an appearance yet. Pas
senger lists are getting to be a fraud
upon publishers. We don't trust them
any more since the Orizaba reported
Walling falsely, and the Ancon hurried
tis home from Portland recently to meet
an aunt who was not a passenger. Ma
rion is probably in St Louis. The City
of Chester is in Portland. Who is re
sponsible for these false reports ?
The Mercury thus refers to the suc
cess of a son of Mr. C. S, Woodworth.
business manager of Tin: Astoriax.
'Master Cyrus Woodworth, who has
been for so long a time connected with
the Western Telegraph Office in Salem
as messenger and assistant operator, has
served his connection with that office to
accept a position in Ladd & Bush's bank.
He commenced the performance of his
new duties this morning. Master Reno
Beardsley takes the vacant place in the
"W, T. Co.'s office. We wish both these
young men unbounded success in the
positions and business which they have
The Sea Waif went off with every
prospect of a speedy voyage to Mel
bourne. Our Rip Tan W inkle woke up out
of a fog on Sunday and took her logs to
Five new arrivals were noted inside
last evening, but we could not obtain the
names of any of them.
The schooner Hayes went up to
Umprpia from 'Frisco after discharging
her cargo from Knappton.
It is said that the Chinese make
a broth of certain kinds of paper. It
must be a soup-ream pleasure.
Mr. G. W. Hume arrived home from
Umpqua on Saturday evidently pleased
with his ventures in that direction.
Capt. Jas. Strang's certificate of
Branch, to pilot on the Wallamct and
Columbia rivers has been renewed.
The Abeona came into this harbor
in tow of the Wonder, (Oilman pilot),
from Portland on Saturday, partly laden.
Balfour, Guthrie & C. will load the
Buttermere, Ten, Brosch & Co. the West
Riding, and Henry Lund the National-
II. II. Jackson, who went up to Walla
Walla looking as lank as a match, in
forms us that he is getting as fat as a
The Knappton mills are turning out
st-ieks of fine lumber, mostly for export
Has more logs than you can shake a
The drizzling rain yesterday after
noon look all the starch out of an article
we had set up for this morning on weath
Uncle Jake Miller was a passenger
outward by the Ajax in search of more
fancy stock for his stable on Second
Save the sugar, said a drowning man
at Warren & McG aire's steps Sunday
when he slid into 1(5 feet of water with a
keg of S. F. refined on his shoulder.
The Standard man proposes to furn
ishlhe complaint in all its legal concise
ness, to punish the fraudulent Puget
Sound fisheries who are shipping salmon
labeled Columbia river.
Mr. Hutchinson, of Warren & Mcr
Guire's, was backed into by a stern
wheel boat yesterday, as he was coming
from upper town in a small boat, but was
most fortunately not drowned.
Our friend Ed. Noyes, esq., purser
on the Portland steamer is loading the
Alden Bessee with pressed beef for
China. We hope he will strike it rich,
on this venture, as no man merits greater
Our friend Williams of the Trojan,
had better come up here and buy a
cargo. The ring are paying only i)0c to
SI 00 per bushel for wheat. He could
advance the price SO cents a bushel at
Astoria, and then get a better freight
than any ship that has chartered the
last five months, since he arrived in
'Frisco, unless the ring compel him to
buy a railroad or build a steamboat to
get it down here from the great Wal
Silas Tottingcr, and a gang of San
Francisco hoodlums who were returning
from the fair by the Ajax undertook to
make night hideous in Astoria with
their slang, Sunday evening, but they
learned right speedily that they had a
different class of people here to deal
with than they expected to find. The
chief of the gang was taken to jail by
officer Fancy from the steamer, when
his fellows attempted to rescue him but
by the prompt interference of citizens
like Capt Hiram Brown, who chanced
to be near by, the gang were speedily
silenced and Tottingcr went to jail. He
was released on bonds of 25 for his ap
pearance, but it is needless to remark
that he forfeited his bonds.
ook canned clams for sale
,-.011 in want of building
Kuney s whan.duringhis
ctthe same by anplving
r, or A. Wing.
e Louisiana xsuu - uozers
), at Adler's.
Paoeteries, the finest stock in the
city, just received at Adler's.
Ladies Take Notice. Just receiv
ed at Adler's, perforated card board, red
white, blue, black and other colors at 20
cents per sheet
Full line of ledgers, record-books,
and other blank books, just received at
Mrs. Arrigonni is furnishing good
rooms with board at from ?( to $7 and
upwards per week, according to location.
Choice new sets of crockery, very
unique and novel ; also the self-righting
'spittoon,' that alvas keeps upright,
just received and selling at prices to
suit the times, at I. AY. Case's.
Hoard and lodging can be had at
Mrs..Munsons at reasonable rates.
The best cooking apples and nears
in the city are to be found at Bozorth's,
"who also "keeps a full stock of fresh veg
etables constantly on hand at the lowest
prices. Call andbe convinced.
You can always get fresh oysters
in every style and at all hours, day or
night, at tip Central Coffee Saloon, Con
comly street, between Benton and La
fayette. Thos. McFarland, proprietor.
sloria Liquor Store, IT. Marx &
Co., proprietors. Sole agents for Charles
Rebstock & Co., St Louis. Mo. Ameri
ca's finest Stonewall whisky, Snow Hi!'
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. Hicks, dentist rooms in
Dr. AVelch's building, on Squemoqba
street offers his services to the public of
Peter Runey is still in the market
with all kinds of 'building materials in
his line. Has just received 100,000 lath,
2,000 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
to the Dance of Death, by Mrs. J. M.
Bowers. For sale at the City Book Store.
Board and lodging by the day or
week at the Astoria Beer Hall, Main
street, Astoria. Peter Daviscourt pro
Single men feel like marrying
when they see rhe Medallion range at L.
P. Richman & Go's.
...Fresh oysters in every style at
White wire goods in every style,
at L. P. Richman & Co"s.
Dr. B. R. Freeland has located per
manently in Astoria for the practice of
dentistry. Office in Shuster's building,
on Cass street, next door to Tin; Asto
JCS-Photographs! The latest styles
taken at Shyster's new gallery, Cat si.,
next to the Attorian office.
X&r For clean towels, sharp razors,
and an easy shave, go to Gillopio :itP.R
KKii Housk Baths. Hair cutting, blmm
pconing, and dyeing.
fjSLittle Van has reestablished
hims-e'if at the old corner, refreshed by his
late journey to the Atlantic slates, and
will as formerly attend to all orders in hi
line as general jobber.
Stixe House, Waixa "Waixa, "W. T., J
October 13th, 1STT. f
We found the trip from Portland to
Walla Walla peculiarly interesting and
pleasant, from Vancouver to the
Dalles the scenery is magnificently
grand and romantic, excelling in beauty
any description our language can ex
press, or any portrayal of paint or can
vas. From the Dalles to Wallula 1G0
miles the flat desert plains of sage
brush and sands are monotonous be
yond relief, except for the grand and
lofty Mount Hood and the far distant
Blue mountains or the rushing waters
of the Columbia, whose serpentine
course we traversed through the fear
fully roaring rapids that taxed the ut
most energies of the powerful and ele
gant steamer Annie F.ixon, and right
here we will say the more we saw of
the workings of the Oregon Steam
Navigation company the more we
were impressed with the falsity of the
many criticisms of overcharges made
by the conrpany. We were fully con
vinced that they are entitled to all
their ijrofits earned by such great risk
and enterprise as could only have de
veloped the resources of this section
to its present standing.
At Wallula we found a cordial and
hearty reception for the night from a
good natured host and hostess that
made room .and comfort for the crowd
where comfort and room seemed at
firat sight to have been absorbed by
tumbledown rookeries and shanties,
the company's wharf-boat and the rai -road
track are the only indications of
thrift and prosperity at Wallula.
From Wallula to Walla Walla we
traveled over the Walla Walla and
Columbia railroad a distance of thirty-
five m'les, moderate speed is not ex
aggerating the time made, but the sar
c;istic remarks of the great profits and
economical management of the road
We found Dr. Baker a very pleasant
man to talk with and unlike many
others a much abused public benefac
tor; free to explain the many disad
vantages of conducting such an enter
prise as the road that saves to the pro
ducers 35 cents per bushel on their
grain, or (350,000) three hundred and
fifty thousand dollars per year to this
section of country, which amount he
is perfectly willing anybody else may
save for them by paying his company
back the amount they have invested.
Knowing your earnest endeavor for
the interests of eastern Oregon and
Washington, and that 3rou are interes
ted in the prospects of a road from
here to Puget sound, we think it but
fair to say that their records show an
entire export of but 9330 toii3 of
freight and an average of but pas
sengers per day for last year: an esti
mated increase of but double the
.above figures will show airy intelligent
man how preposterous the idea an out
let by Puget sound being profitable for
many years to come, and we are in
clined to agree with Dr. Baker that
the Walla Walla and Columbia rail
road and the Columbia river is the only
return from the Indian war with Jo
seph's band. They represent sixty-five
(05) men that left here hale and
hearty, and as they drag slowly by,
weary, worn and exhausted, leading
their riderless horses, we have a single
reminder of what it has cost to protect
this country to receive the coming tide
If we can make arrangements we
will send you a piece of this pure and
invigorating atmosphere, packed in a
little bright sunshine. Until then,
we are yours. r. o. lock box 350.
A Sensible Woman.
Queen Yic did n't attend the recent
banquest of the new town hall of Man
chester,and weare told that the"Bishop
commented courteously, yet severely,
upon her absence." The Bishop per
haps knew that if he was discourteous
John Brown would pounce him. His
severity was probably weakert han re
ported. This notion that the Queen,
or the lord Mayor or any other promi
nent official, must turn out in court
dress every time an invitation is ex
tended, is an exploded humbug. If
we had been in Queen Vic's place we
would not have gone to the banquet
unless we had a mind to and felt like
going. She has shown good sense.
We congratulate her.
Rev. G. W. Izer, for three years
pastor of the Taylor street church,
Portland has been stationed at Cort
land, New York, tor the ensuing year.
After all, the trunk is the true
token of civilized life. When Spotted
Tail and red Cloud asked Hayes for
an overcoat and a suit of clothes, so as
to live like white men, they particu
larly added, "and a trunk to put them
in " The trunk was not given; but
among the first purchases which the
redskin made with their $30 apiece,
was a satchel for each warrior, while
some bought little trunks. The
thoughtful patriot can foresee the
day when the Sioux squaw will refuse
to break camp until herthrec Saratoga
trunks are properly packed, and when
the baggage smasher will be the terror'
of the red man ,as now of the white.
Another fire is reported in a pre
cinct of St. Johns. Losses 200,000;
230 buildings were burned.
John Morrissey is running against
John Kelly for the Senate in New
York. He will beat Kelly.
ANOTHER VICTORY GAINED IN FA
VOR OF SPECIE PAYMENTS.
After this date, coin will be used for
change, and tickets dispensed with; all
drinks and cigars five and ten cents, at
the Chicago House, Main street, Astoria.
Astoria, Oct 3, 1877.
For Glassware, Crockery, Powder and
Shot, Gun Wads, Percussion Caps. in
fact everything that is useful as well as
ornamental, go to J. W. Gearhart, who
sells cheap for cash. Goods delivered
free of charge.
Canary Birds. for sale at Gilles
pie's, Parker house baths.
Snir-MASTEK's Reading Room. Mr.
Peter Wilhelm has permanently fitted
iip a ship-master's reading room in con
nection with the Gem saloon in Astoria.
The latest shipping papers and home
ward and outward bound' shipping lists
are kept on file. Telegraph office next
Good for Thaddeus, Vieree ii
forms us that Thaddeus Welch has sent
from Munich his picture entitled ''Noon
Time on a Spring Day,'' merely the tran
script of an old house, 200 years old, in
Turkenfeld, a hamlet :0 miles from Mu
nich. The farmer has come to his
noontide neal, and his team a horse
and cow are drinking at the primitive
fountain, a homely construction through
which water flows as from a wood n
pump. There is an air of quiet, restful
repose over all tUo scene, which cor
trasts vividly with the newness and
activity of our own surroundings. Mr.
Welch has been visiting the old fortified
town of Landsberg, winch dates back- to
the Roman period and the year AK J
180 one of the most picturesque placa
in all Germany,.
Council bill No. 24: referring to
pilotage on the Columbia river was
read in the house on Saturday at
Olympia, and referred to the commit
tee on commerce.
The magnificent new town hall of
Manchester, England, was opened last
month. The cost of building and fur
nishing will be near 4,000,000. There
is a peal of twenty-one bells, each in
scribed with Tennyson's lines from
"Ring out the darkness of tl.e land ;
Ring in the Christ that is to be."
The great bell i3 only exceeded in
weight among English bells by. three
At the banquet, the Bishop oi Man
chester commented courteously, yet
severely, on the absence of the Queen
who had been invited to be present on
present available outlet for the Wall;
Walla valley and that any other outlet
will prove profitable only in the far
distant future and that your efforts for
the improvement of the Columbia arc
in the right direction.
Walla Walla is a beautiful and well
watered city, located some ten or
twelve miles west of the Blue moun
tains, peopled with as courteous and
enterprising citizens as a stranger
could wish to find.
The country around about is in a
high state of cultivation, land is held
at high rates, the products arc enor
mous per acre and the quality of veg
etables, fruit and grain unequalled.
Immigrants or strangers coming
here with small capital have but little
encouragement; here the principal
rush of immigrants and land-hunters
being first now to thePalouse country,
a section we have not as yet visited,
but of wliich we will write 3011 here
House carpenters that are here find
little work, owing to a great scarcity
of lumber; in fact one of the mill own
ers told me there was not enough lum
ber in this market at present to build
a comfortable dwelling house, but that
lumber would be plenty in the spring.
The farmers are rushing in their
wheat at a great rate, the vicinity of
the railroad depot being piled high
with sacks; the streets are full of
wagons, the merchants are all busy
and altogether Walla Walla is proba
bly the liveliest town on the coast,
the railroad and the Oregon Steam
Navigation company are fully up to
the emergency of increased freights
and are decreasing the amount of
freight on hand very considerably.
A a va umfo fwanf.v.t.wft (QSS cavalrv
I men are passing our "win.d.o? on thefcr deUil lacking.
The Bee says Portland is a finan
cially oppressed city. The Oregonian
has been blamed for making its mar
ket reports, column the pliant tool of
institutions which have controlled the
monetary; but lately one of its edito
rial statements had the right sound
on banking. "We need in this coun
try a supervision of these fradulent
institutions something like that which
it is said, is exercised in China.
There they have no bank examiner?,
but wheu a bank breaks they simply
lead the proprietors to he block;
and it is said that the last fail
ure of this sort occurred about" five
hundred years. ago."
Killed by a Mate The telegram
inforns us that the ship Marianne
Nottebohm, from New- York for
San Erancisco put into St. Thomas
October 13, the captain hav ag been
killed by th second mate. Further.