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Astoria, Oregon, Thursday Morning, January 9, 1879.
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Special DI:atchcs to The Daily Astorian
EIKST THROUGH TRAIN
"Cr. P. R. CO. GET AWAY
"WITH UNCLE SAM.
THE CREDIT lOBILIES; "WINS.
FALL 0? A BRICK WALL AT A
EIRE "WITH PATAL RESULTS.
ONE MAN KILLED, TWO PA
TALLY AND PIVE BADLY
LOSSES BY THE CHICAGO PIRE
PIKE COUNTY, PA., MINUS TEN:
PEATI? OP A VETERAN EDITOR.
ANOTHER DISASTER PROM LO
COMOTIVES EXPLODING LOSS
OP LIPE UNKNOWN.
ATTEMPTS TO PLOW A "WAY
OVER THE N. Y. C. 11.
PUNERAL OP CALEB CUSHING.
SKATING IN GEORGIA POR
THE PIRST M.E IN
&h - -WENTY6YEARSr
GREAT SUFFERING AMONG
THE PIRST ICE THAT "WAS EVER
PACKED IN ATLANTA.
Cleveland, Jan. G A through
passenger train for Chicago, the first
one to start since last Thursday, will
leave Buffalo about one o'clock this
New York, Jan. 7. In the United.
States supreme court this afternoon,
decision was rendered in the case of
the United States vs the Union Paci
fic railroad Co., and others, commonly
known as the Credit Mobilier case.
The decision of the lower court was
sustained. Demurrer to the bill in
equity is affirmed, and the govern
ment suit is ordered dismissed.
New York, Jan. 7. Wlile the
fire department was working early
this morning at a burning building,
No. 73 to 79, Vesey street, the east
wall of No. 75 fellwith a crash kill
ing one fireman, injuring two perhaps
fatally, and five others badly.
Chicago, Jan C. Total losses by
the Saturday night fire it is thought
will not exceeed 110,000.
Port Jarvis, N. Y., Jan. C. Jas.
W. Quick, treasurer of Pike & Co.
Pa. , whose term of office expired to
day, is missing. Pears are entertain
ed that he has absconded with $10,
OQO or the finances of tho county.
Philadelphia, Jan. 0. Martin M?
Michael, proprietor of the Philadel
phia North American, and ex-mayor
of the city, died this evening.
Batavia, N. Y., Jan. G.As tlje
heavy snow plow and five engines on
the New York Central railroad were
trying to force their way through deep
jmow drifts, the plow and four loco
motives jumped tho track, four miles
east of here tq-day. Two of the loco
motives exploded, killing two em
ployes, hree pr four other persons
are missing.. It is not yet known how
great was the loss of life.
NEJVBURYroiiT, January 6. Caleb
Cushing's funeral was as plain as tliat
of the commonest citizen in rural
towns. Hundreds of people visited at
the house to view the remains. The
residence was crowded during the ser-.
vica. Very many distinguished per
sons were present.
Atlanta, Ga. Jan. 7. There is
skating on ice in Atlanta to-day for
the first time in twenty years. Thous
ands of pounds of ice are being cut
and packed here.. This is the first
time such a thing ever was known
here. There is great suffering among
th,e poor, all(l cy s relieving
Special Dispatches lo the Daily Astorlan
THE PLAGUE IN ASTRAC?AN
PRESIDENT GRANT IN
THE STRIKES IN ENGLAND. EX
TEND TO THE "WIRE TRADE,
SHIP YARDS, COACH
THE KING, OF HOLLAND
St. Petersburg, Jan. G. The
plague at Astrachan is assuming
serious proportions, aic fugitives have
carried the contagion to three adja-.
cent valleys. Quarentine has been
proclaimed by the doctors. There
have been four hundred deaths from;
HhuTclisLase up to January 4th.
Londonderry, Jan. 6. Ex-Presi-.
dent Grant arrived to-day, and was
formally presented with the freedom
of the city. A grand banquet will be
given in his honor to-night.
London, Jan. 7 The strike of mi
ners in south Yorkshire and north
Derbyshire vll not be nearly so ex
tensive as was anticipated. Not
more than half th,e operatives expec
ted will go out. Another strike has
begun in the wire trade at Warrington,
which may assume serious proportions.
Rasters contend for a reduction of
wages or else the works must close,
as German wire can be obtained
cheaper than the English can manu
facture. Tho men say that the re
daction iR excessive.
Pifteen hundred men are engaged in
the Midland railway strike; 5Q0 coach
builders have struck in Liverpool
against an increase of their lours of
labor. Simultaneously similar strikes
have occurred in, inany- large towns.
In Lancashire and Yorkshire five
hundred shipwrights employed i the
Middleton ship yard have struck
against a reduction of wages. The
men were paid off and the yard closed.
The Bollivian iron works, at Middle
ton have closed, throwing two
thousand men out of employment
The Midland railway employes at
Carlisle have yielded.
Arolsen, Jan. 7. Tho king of
Holland wsa married to the Princess
Emma, of Waldeck at Piermont this
evening, with great solemnities.
A good deal of fun has been
poked at Beaconsfiehl for his sup
posed careless classification of Cal
ifornia among the British colonies.
Here is an account' of what he
saidi "On his return from Berlin
he was much gratified at the rec
ognition his efforts received from
the colonies, but this testimonial
from British residents of a great
country like the United States
was especially pleasing." What
is there wrong about that?
Wrestling With the Saints J
THERE IS A
THjE PIRST NAIB,IN THE COP
PIN OF POLYGAMY DRIVEN
Special DIsnatch to Tho Dally AMorlau.
"Washington Jan. 7. A decision
was rendered, thjs afternoon by the
United States supreme court in the
famous case of George Reynold against
the United Statea, brought hereby
anpeal from tlje supreme court of
Utah territory. The case involv.es
the v.:hole question of Polygamy in
the territories, and the constitution
ality, of the laws passed by congress
for its suppression, Reynolds was in
dicted by the grand jury in the United
States court for Utah for contracting
a bigampus marriage. He was. tried
by the qourt in Utah, and was found
guilty.. Ho appealed his case to the
supreme court of tho territory, and
finally to this court,. -which now af
firms the judgment ofrthe lower tribu
nal and decides that congress has, the
Iower to pass laws prohibiting polyga
mous, marriages in Utah, and that such
law. are constitutional.
Pacific Coast News.
Special Dispatches to The Bally Astorlan
OAPT. HOWARD SUSPENDED
JOHN HAGAN CONVJCT03D OP
NED, BLIVENS. PASSES, -IN HIS
. . CHECKS.
SAN JOSE TO, ASTORIA REET-.
ING TRAGEDY EOR A
A WORD POR THE SUICIDjE "f.
AlURDR Aft THE WILLOWS.
ANOTHER CANDIDATE POR THE
Sax Francisco, Jan. 8. United
States Inspectors Freeman and Hill
man, who have investigated the cir
cumstances attendant upon the loss of
the steamship Georgia have submitted
their report to supervising inspector
Bemis, attributing the loss of the ves
sel to want of sufficient care in navi
gation on the part of Capt. Howard.
His certificate as master has been sus
pended for two years.
Sax Francisco, Jan. 7. Jolm, H
gan, ex-superintendent of streets and
late contractor for cleaning severs,
who was indicted by the grand jury
for felony was convicted this afternoon.
Sax Jos, an c- -e Blivens, a
low saloon-keeper, was killed in a
drunken row early this morning. He
was found with his throat cut, and a
bullet through his head. Other par
ties in the saloon were too drunk to
tell how the affair occurred. A woman
named Annie Jannon has been arres'
ed on suspicion. She tells a story
about a sailor naned Harny quarrel
ing with Blivens about the latter's
former wife. This woman says she
ran out of the saloon for help, and on
returning, heard a shot fired, and met
Harny and EUivens' wife running away,
Harny has not been found.
Sax Jose, Jan. 7, The city coun
cil meets to-night to appoint a city
clerk in place of the absconding clerk,
Castle, suicided in Astoria. City
treasurer Lotz knew of the deficiency
two months ago, but made no report.
One of the council also knew of it,
but aided in shielding Castle until he
I made his escape.
WlLL0WS cni.,jan.r.-Atan ai-
uei Milium nore, in a aive last nignc oe
tween "R. B. Magness and J. W..
Morrow, in a scuffle Morrow shot
Magness in the leg, Magness ran
out of the saloon. Morrow following
closely, firing several shots, one of
which, topk effect, the ball entering
the breast causing instant death. Moi-.
row was comrajtted to jail to wait ex
amination. The Scientific. American
holds that if present market pri
ces of all articles of necessity and
luxury, that go to make up the
cost or living, be cempared: with
the prices that obtained "when
waes were higher, it will bei oun.d
that wages have held their own.
It says that the laborer of the pres-
ent day can buy more with his
wages than hjs father could, that,
in fact, his wages are higher. All
this is true in America, and if so
here it is perhaps so in Great
Britain,. But it is not easy to
make the laboring man believe it,
and he naturally protests or rebels
against any reduction of his wages.
In England, that is. in York and
Derbyshire, where the proprietors
of the collieries were compelled to
a reduction of wages, because
forced to reduce the price of coal,
one Hundred thousand men enga
ged in, the colleries are on a strike.
It is difficult to convince them Ijhat
theii;. wages at the proposed re
duction will still be on a par with
what they have to purchase, which
Ipas fallen, proportionately.
BACKUS 3 AND INSURANCE..
BROKER AND BANKER.
DEPOSITS RECEIVED IN COIN OK cur
rency subject to check at sight.
x5"Sight checks issued on Portland, availa
ble in any part of Oregon and Washington
iS3"Sight checks issued on San Francisco,
available m any part of the Slate of Cali
fornia. ess-Sight checks issued on New York city,
available in any part of the Eastern States.
Approved bills discounted. Loans made
on available security. Collections made
LIVERPOOL ASD LONDON AND
N02TTI BRITISH AND MERCAN
TILE OF LONDON AND
OLD CONNECTICUT OP HART
COMMERCIAL OF CALIFORNIA
FIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES.
Koprcsenting a capital of SG7.000.000.
A. VAN DUSEN. Agent.
Hflie Mutual IpiDce Co.,
J. F. Jlorc.HToy.. Presiden
Cu.3. 1J. Stoky ."."..Secretary
HAMILTON BOYD. I. . . - nrnimn
Geo, L. Stoky. ) Agents rei: Oregon
OFtfjoE Northeast comer of Stark apil Ifisslt
streets, Portland, Okego
Net Cash received for Fire Prem
iums in 1$77 335,511 04
Assets. Jan. l, 1878 - oTS,C65 So
Lossps "'iipuid- $3.ras .TT
Dividends " ;.:.....; lcff 00 5.JIT. 37
Surplus for Pront-rty Holders So72,470 47
Losses paid in Oregon in six years$i4il6 72
I. IV. OASra. Agent.
3-2Gtf Astoria. Oregon.
NOTICE. Notice is hereby given that the
partnership heretofore existing between
Kie Chung. Kle Too. Pang Toe and Lim Sam,
under the firm name and stvle of Qunng
"Wing Co., pawnbrokers, Astoria, is this day
dissolved by mutual consent. The business
will be carried on by Lung Wing Co., hp
will pay all debts of the late Arm.
Qlta'g Wing Co.,
Lung Wixg Co., '
Astoria, Oregon, Jan. l, 1879. j5-2v
CHARCOAL ! CHARCOAL. !
THE UNDERSIGNED, WELL KNOWN
to the Columbia river eannerymen, wishes
to say that he is now prepared to deliver
promptly, to order within 14 days, charcoals
of the best quality in quantities from 500 to
),000 bushels at the lowest living rates, to
any point on the river between Eainier and
Astoria. PETER JOHN.
tj-17 Cathlamet, W. T.
"AVING JUST RECEIVED A new stock
. consisting of a splendid assortment of
Dress Goods,, Fartjcy Articles
Gents FUfflSHlli GDIS.
Hate) Gaps, Boots and Shoes,
Queensware, Jewelry, Etc., Etc
We respectfully invite the public to call and.
inspect the same.
We have also receved a large stock of fine,.
CIGARS a TOBAGGft
"Which we are ottering at San Franclscq,
wholesale prices. Very repectfully.
A.. VAN-DUSEN & Co.,
Cor Cass & Jefferson sts.. -. Astoria. Ogn"
If Yxm Want fca Select a Suit 0$
From the very best stock in the city call a
VAN DUSEN & CO.,
HAVE A SPLENDID STOCK OF,-
Consisting of a gicat variety qf goods Sor
both ladieand gentleman.
Are Agents in Astoria for the SINGER and
Large stock constantly oniiand.
rpo WHOM IT MAT CONCERN.
jsqtice is Hereby, given thai all persons.
lorom tresspassing upon, oi; ia. a
occupying any portion oif the land or. beach,
surrounding. TONGUE POINT, or upon any
y the land or. be
part of the Henry Merlin land- clain) hj, Clat
sop county, State of, Oregon, without permi
sum irwv. tne. undersit;jea; aiuh a;4y rroni
setting out fires upon said claim, vhtcebj the
standing timber may in any way be Injured,
VAN DUSEN & SHOWS.
Per A. VakDusejt.
Astoria. Oct. 51877,
A. L. Bancroft & Co.
MAKE A SPECIALTY OF DOING ALL
kinds line printing, such as
FRUIT LABELS, ETC,.
And Engraving and Printing by
Anything to ordev. wHI be. received by W.
R. Bancroft, room 10. Occident Hotel, or
after he leaves by D. C. Ireland, Astoriau.
OAK, ASH, HICKORY,
Carriaia 5 ap Material'
Orders for lumber for boat or ship vvork.
promptly attended to. Address alt ordyr
E. i. NORTHRUP & CO.,
Cor. First and Main streets, Portland, Ogn,
W. E. DEMENT,
Carrios a full Assortment of
Drugs Patent Medicines,
PAINTS, OIL AND GLASS
Prescriptions filled with care Day or Night.
. C37 Manufacturer of Fishermen's TCeliof.
A sum preventative of Chapped lladtf, inoj
And Dealer in
ALSO IMPORTER OF
CARPETS, OIL CLOTHS, "WALL,
jPAPER, SHALXES, etc.
PAll kinds of repairing promptly at
tended to. and furniture m,adato order.
5A full lin,$ of uictura mouldings amf
flames, brackets, window cornices, etc.
S?Full stock and lowest pi ices, corner of
Sviuemocaha and Main street. Astoria.
Tho undorsicned is pr spared to furmf
a largo number of Spiles and Spars at thi
placo on short notice, at reasonable rate.
Apply to ' C. G. CAPLES.