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Astoria, Oregon, Friday Morning, January 24, 1879.
Dispatches Boiled Down for The As
THE OKEGON MILITAHY WAGON
PROSPECT OF THE SWINDLE
PACIFIC RAILROAD LANDS TO
TOO 3IUCH GOLD IN OilAHA.
THE BUCKET-SHOP CASE IN SAN
Washington. Jan. 22. The house
committee on. public lands to-day
agreed to recommend the passage of
Luttrell's bill providing for the isbu.
ance of scrip to owners of the Oregon
wagon road grant of July 2d, 1864,
for a number of acres equal to the
quantity of lands within the limits of
said grant subsequently embraced in
the Klamath Indian reservation. The
proposed scrip is to bo locatable on
any unoccupied and unappropriated
public lands not mineral, whether sur
veyed or unsurveyed. It can be used
apparently just like Valentino scrip,
and the amount called for by the terms
of the bilJ, though not stated, is un
derstood to be very large.
The senate to-day passed a bill to
declare certain lands granted the Pa
cific railroad companies by acts of
1862 and 1864, subject to taxation by
the states and territories in which they
may be located.
Omaha, Jan. 22. There is an op--pressive-glutof
gold in this city, and
bankers complain that they cannot get
rid of it,people preferring currency and
bringing it back as soon as they can,
vhen forced to take it. A correspond
ent in Chicago of the Omaha national
bank has refused to pay expressage on
balances, and it threatens to be an ex
pensive article. The testimony on
this point is unanimous, and one rea
son of the over supply is, that gold
comes in rapidly from the west, mainly
from San Francisco. It is a fact that
the Omaha banks are now paying
their exchange as between themselves
in gold, a thing never dreamed of be
fore. San Francisco, Jan. 21. The ex
amination of W. G. Stedman, bucket
shop man, began in the rjolice court
this afternoon. It was shown that the
first five weeks Stedman did business
his profits were over $18,000. The
day before the failure he took in $11,
C00, and claims he paid out $17,000.
The testimony for the prosecution was
mainly of persons who paid money for
privileges; and for defense, that all
money taken in was paid out to lucky
guessers of the market. The case will
go on again to-morrow.
Chamter of Commerce of Astoria.
Itegular meeting every 1st and 3d Monday
of each mouthy Q v B0 WLBY. President.
Temple Lodge, No. 7, A. F. A- M.
Regular Communications first d$g
hird Saturdays in each month, at i V
o'clock, r. m., at tho Hall in Astoria.
Members of the Order, in sood standing, axo
invited to attend. Byordci of the AV.M
Beaver L.odc:e No. 35, L O. O. F.
Meet every Thursday evening, sjggg
. . . ... ii. ca. Kniirtirf-
at To'ciocK.m uic v.u -?5a5r
Hall. cor. of Cass and Chcnanius
Btreots. AEtoria. Members of the Order are
nvited to attcnd.By order. A . I.
Astoria Lodge No. 40, 1. O. G.T.
Regular Meeting every Tuesday Evening
at? o'clock, at Good Templar's Hall, Chena
mus Street, Astoria, over C L. Parker's
Storo Members of the Order, in goon stanci
ng, aro invited to alten Z. Degree meeting 1st
Monday each month. By order W. C.T.
Regular meeting first and tbiid Tuesday
evenings of each month, at 7 o'clock
COS Persons deMring to nave maiiers acica
upon by tho Council, at any regular meeting
must present tho sarao to tho Auditor and
Clerk on or before the Friday evening prior
to the- Tuesday on trhiefl the Council holds its
regular meeting?. K. H- CARD WELL.
Auditor and Clerk.
REWIEW of SHIPMENTS FOREIGX AND
DOMESTIC, for TEX YEAItS.
Fleet, Dec. 1S-73. 147,02
Jan. 1S7C 21,370
11 Feb. 1S7G..., 15,490
Astoria Engine Co. No. 1.
Regular monthly meeting will bo held at the
hall of tho Company, on tho sccondTuesday
of each month, at 7 o'clock p.m.
tttTMembcrs aro expected to attend prom
ptly, if not tho usual fines will bo imposed
against thorn, unless legal excuse is offered.
By order of tho Company,
A. VAN DUSEN, President.
F. A. Fishkr. Secretary.
The export of Orpgon, snys the Cen
tennial circular of 1876; average S378 00 to
every man in the state. It is mo?e than
that now, annually. Oregon wheat, wool
Flour, Salmon, Fruits, and vegetables,
command from 5 to 10 per cent, higher
price than those from any other country
with a population of40,00ftmen herexDort
equals onepeventh of the total export of
uie unuea mates, xruiy, sucn a state is
not a poor state to live in.
In the preparation of the following-statistical
tables we have spared neither pains
nor labor. We havesouaht and procured
information from every buurce, and have
at labt what we believe to be a reliable
showing of all the Wheat and Flour ex
ports of Oregon by annual seasons, since
August 1S68. Statistical information of
this kind can only be obtained correctly
at a point where all vessels going out of
the Columbia river may bo spoken, after
they are fully loaded. Correct and relia
ble information of this sort we. expeefcto
give more fully if possible in future than
in the past, thus making The Astorian
the reliable paper of the Shipping Statis
tics of Oregon. These tables will be fol
lowed by other?, detailing the general
commercial features of each succeeding
Tables showing the total Exports to all
ports including San Francisco, of Wheat
and Flour, from tho Columbia river,
Oregon, from August 1, 1868:
Totals 2d Quarter 51,6S 2,227,180 10
Fleet, March 1S76 19,065 S 729,295 06
11 April 1S76. 13,610 622,774 40
" MaylS76 7,316 266,4S2 27
Totals 3d Quarter .40.001 1,61S,551, 73
Fleet, June 1S7.6 S,259 631,422 S4
" July 1876 9,238 693,550 85.
11 Aug.lS76. 3,552 333,63832
Totals last Quarter.....21,049 Sl,65S,612 01
From August 1, 1SS8, to July 3r, 1869.
Total CD, 116
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. inc niuoi cAicnoivc
qv unty rirzi-uuzs oiuuk,
Cv Coraec of CASS and
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BY EVERY J
M. E. Caunni. Sorviccs held in tho Congre
gational, Rev. T. J. Wolfe. Pastor, at 11
O'clock A. M.
Star of tub Sea CnuRcn. Rev. Father
M. Orth l'astor. Servicos at 104 o'clock a.
m. Catcehisra instructions at 3 o'clock r. M.
CilAl'KL OF THK IIoLY IsXOCKXTS. Upper As-
tori.i. Rev. 0. Parker, Pastor. Divine ser
vices 3:30 r. m.. You aro cordially invited
Grace (Episcopal) Cncncn. Rev. 0. Parker.
Pastor. Divine services at 11 a. m., and 7
p. v. Sunday rchool at V2 o'clock r, ir.
Divine sorviccs at? p. ir. overy Friday.
PltESBYTERIAX ClIUKCIL ItCV. E. X. Coil-
dit pastor iii charge. Sen-ices conducted
in the hall over the .store of VanDusen &Ce.
evcrj' Sabbath at 11 o'clock A. m. and 7
v.'yi. Habhnth school at 12 o'eloe-k m.
rniycr-iueetinKS every "Wednesday even
ing at 7 W o'clock.
ASTORIA FIRE DEPARTMENT.
C. J. TUENTIM UI) Chief Engineer
KltEI) J. KERCH EX 1st Asst Engineer
1L STOOP 2d As.t Engineer
Frwn August 1, 1Sj9, t July 31, 1870.'
To Centals Vnin llElour. Voio
Wheat. A aIuo, bbR A aIu0t
Br. Columbia. 3,614 5,304! 143 76.10S
Great Britain. ll,6S!i 17,830
China 241 2'7 3,424 14,5!7
Sandwich Isl- 103 130 737 3,510
San Francisco 51,842 77,763 164574 864,013
Total - 67,489 101941 182)9S 9oS28
From August 1, 1870, to July 31, 1871
Valuo 1 1
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5 " 5.
From the biennial report submitted by
the board September 1st, 1878, the follow
ing compilation of figures is made for tho
oast two years,
HAVING JUST RECEIVED A new stock
consisting of a splendid assortment of
Dress Goods, Fancy Articles
Gents' FMISMG GOODS,
Hats, Gaps, Boots and Shoes,
Queensware, Jewelry, Etc., Etc.
We respectfully invite the public to call and
inspect tbe same.
We have also receved a large stock of tlue
"Which we are offering at San Francisco'
wholesale prices. Very repectfully,
A. VAN DUSEN &. Co.,
Cor Cass & Jefferson sts., - Astokia. Ogn
From Sept. 1, 1S76 to Sept. 1. 187R.
MONTH. I 1876.
1S78. I total v
010,8Si 00 7S0.1S7 31
From August 1, 1S71, to July 31, 1S72.
J30-17JD OF DELEGA TES Regular meet
ing fourth Friday in each month.
Offickkn. .!:is.YV Welch, President;
E.I.D. Curtis, Secretary ; J.W.Gearhart,
l)i:i.Kc,ATi.-.Tas. AV. AVoleli, P. Wil
helm, L. Pole, Astoria Engine Co.
No.l. J.W.dearhnrt, A. V. Berry, I.
M. Severn. Alert lhjuli and Ladder Co.
No. 1. .!. II. 1). Grav. L. 1). Coif man. S.
13. Smith, ltcsciicEiujinc Co. No. 2.
ASTOIiTA EXGIXE COMPANY No. 1.
j:eguiar meeting second Tuesday in each
Br. Columbia! 602 1.377 18,060 109,700
Europo 243,108 523,521 .......-
China I W,978 8.5 Sf)
Sandwich Isl Slo 4 ,1S2
SanFrancisco 262,66;: 539,103 13S.0) 82S,.t0
Total 501,373 l,tf)7,()01167,90Sll,02S,351
593, i:w 00
621 ,0.55 74
351 ,403 00
1 ,4:,000 4T
From August 1, 1S72, to July 31, 1S73.
OFricnns. A. TanDusoii. President;
F. A. Fisher. Seerotarv; C. P. Upshur,
Treasurer: .John W.Welch. Fereman:
II. Miller, l.st a.st. Foreman; C. A. Mav,
2d asst. Foreman.
RESCUE ENGINE COMPANY No. 5.
Begu Jar meeting fn,t Monday in eacli
OFFirnns. B. S. Worsley. President;
What we Like. To hear a man try
to borrow his neighbors paper. And the
neighbor have courage enough to reply:
"1 would as soon lone you my tooth
brush;'5 to have a party imagine that
he can do as much business without ad
vertising as he can with it; to look at
the blank astonishment that settles
down on that man's face when, after
trying: a month, he finds th.tt it cannot
be done ; to see a man refuse to take his
local paper and all the time sponge on his
neighbor for the use of his ; to hear 'a
man comnlaih when we ask him to sub
scribe for his home paper, that he takes
more papers now than lie can read, aim
then go around and borrow his neigh
bor's or loaf about him until begets the
news from it; to see a man run down
his home paper as not worth taking, and
every now and then beg the editor for a
lavor in the editorial line; to see a man
refuse to advertise in a home paper,
and then try and get a share of trade
that the paper k instrumental in bring
ing to his door; to see a man who Is able
to pay for his local paper, always man
age to be around in time to read it at the
expense c a friend not worth the tenth
part oP-'what he himself is, it looks so
economical, thrifty, and progressive,
you know. .
j&SAn advertisement in a newspa
per is worth forty "directory" cards and
other foolish imitations. The paper is
seen every dav by hundreds, while the
book is noticeu by only a ery few.
j. jx. .uoiugQincry, Secretary; Charles
Hcilborn, Treasurer; L. D." Coffman,
Fereman: X. Clinton, 1st asst Fore Fere
man: E. 1. liawes, 2d asst Foreman.
1W.691I 100,2 '8
Total S1U.211.090 55
HOVSETO LET. A nice residence, new,
containing six rooms, will be ready for
a tenant any time on short notice.
For particulars Inquire at
55tf THIS OFFICE.
Arndt & Ferchen.
mil E BEST
If You Want to Select a Suit of
From the very best stock in the city cali a
A. YAItf DUSEN St CoJsi;
664359il0B0,S7S 145,2D3 68-5.216
From August 1, 1S73, to July 31, 1874.
ALERT MOK AXD IU1DDER CO. No.l
Kejiufci liiecliughecoml Monday in each
OFFiORiw.-Ed. D. Curtis. President:
.. u. i,ozortii. Secretary: B. Van Dusen,
Ireasiirer: Frank J. Tavlor, Fereman:
JOS. h. IllOinas. 1st. n 'Vnnoium Curl
- vr.w.... , w.. .
Adler, 2d at. Foreman.
jS9-Goods speak for themselves,"
but it is only after thev are bouirht that
they can do o. An object in advertis
ing is to Imbue people to buy them and
test them. If goods speak for them
selves, u good advertisement may also
speak lor the goods.
SWe desire it to be distinctly
understood that those who send us ad
vertisements from abroad, must send
the cash w ith the advertisements, if they
would have them appear. We have
numbers of advertisements sent us from
strangers saying, '-Please insert and
send bill.' This we cannot do; the cash
must accomp any thecopy and the order.
September lt, 1S7G, the board of Pilot
Commissioners, for the Columbia and the
"Wallamei river?, submitted a biennial re
port to the legislative assembly, from
which the following statibtics are compiled
for the period of two years to that date:
Machine Shorn- i
Tii flin oltr
" " ' .-V fyK-wtr'F fi"
All kinds of cs
Engine Cannery and Steamboat
"Work promptlv attended to.
VAN DUSEN &Co.
Are Agents In Astoria for the SINGER aneV
liirge stock constantly on hand.
VAN DUSEN & CO.,
HAVE A SPLENDID STOCK OP'
Consisting of a great variety of goods oc'
both ladies and gentlemen.
rpo WHOM IT MAY C(XNTCttN.
NoHi is hereby given that all persona
are forbid tresspassing upon, or in any nav
occupving anv portion or the land or beacU
surrounding TONGUE POINT, or upon any
part of the Henry Marlin laad claim in Clal
sop county. State of Oregon, without perm Fu
sion from the undersigned ; and aliu iron;
settimr out lires upon said claim, whereby tho
standing timber mav in anv wav le injured,
VANDCS'N & UltOWX.
Per A. VakDusex.
Astoria. Oct. 5. 1877. tf
From August 1. 1S74 to Sept. 1, 1S75,
Exported by tho Tons
Fleet Auc 31, '74 17,62G S
11 September 1S74 .16,091
" October 1S74 11.878
" November 1S74.1.S70
Total Firtt Quarter...69,763 S2.01G.427 44
Fleet Dec. 1S74 5.JW i5Sro
" .Tan. 1S75 ln.238 4& '9
" Feb. 1S73 3,163 S4.94S 9o
Water Street Roadway,
Near Hume's Cannery, Astoria, Oregon.
and all kinds
ing done to or
ALL SniP AND ENGINE WOPvK A
MERIULL & CO.,
Zfa There is a quiet courtesy and
modest unobtrusiveness about a wise
advertisement that create a certain res
ponsive feeling of sympathy in the
reader. We all like to ixj solicited, and
it is natural to suppose that he who
most politely, elearly and persistently
solicits us, stands the better chance for
our trade. The familiar advertisements
or local papers often cover these points
uth great tact and ingenuity.
Total 2d Quarter 24.3SS
Fleet, March 1S75 3,6GS
41 Aoril 1S75 7.G9G
" May 1S75 8,804
Total 3d Quarter 20,168
Fleet, June 1875 7.83b
" July 1S75 4.330
" AugUbtlS75 15.G44
Totals last Quarter.....27t812 989,284 50
From Sept. 1. 1875 to Sept. 1, 1876.
Exported by tho Tons pocJjnfiS
Fleet, Sept. 1875 lj,3 00 SS
" Oct 1875 17,50o G6o,51b to
Nov. 1875...V.....14:824 601.594 54
Totals First Quarter...50,102 1,948,974 17
Blacksmiths and machinists.
CaptltOGEUS' OLD STAND Near Express
Office ASTORIA, - OREGON.
All work in our lino, hoavv or light, dono with
neatness and dispatch.
on and Farm
"WORK A SPECIALTY.
HAVING SECURED THE SERVICES OF
Mr. S. A. Gaines of Ky., an experienced
Farrier of 25 years in tho business, and woll
knovrn to Astoriahorsomen. wo arc prepared to
do shoeing in u manner to cure lameness or pre
vent it in horses entrusted to our caro.
xfcAll work warranted and at reasonable
J. H. D. GRAY,
Wholesale and retail dealer In.
OYSTERS, oy ihc SACK,
Hay, Oats, Straw, Wood, Etc.
General storage and Wharfage on reason
A. L. Bancroft & Co.
MAKE A SPECIALTY OF DOING UK
kinds line printing, such as
FRUIT LABELS, ETC,
And Engraving .and Triiiting by
Anvthing to order will be received bv W.,
B. ifnncroft, room 10 Occident Hotel, or'
after he leaves by D. C. Ireland, Aatotian,
OAK, ASH, HICKORY,
- WHITEWOOD LUMBER,
Carriage fapii Material
Orders foi lumber for boat or ship worfc
promptly attended to. Address all orders
E. J. NORTHRUP & CO.,
Cor. First and Slain streets, l'ortland, Ogn
Oregon Brass Works.
D st. bet. Front & First - - Po3vtla-d. Onx ,
iwrBrass Castings of every description
iftUle to order. Cocks and Valves of art
kinds made and repaired.
R-Steam "Whistles, Oil Globes, Hvdraaho
Pipes and Nozzles, and babbitt metal.
ESParticular attention paid to all kinds: of
( Ship "Work. Casi paid for old Brass, Cooper.
I Le:d and Zinc. D. M. MOORE, Supt.
) f tilril-ii