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About The Daily Astorian. (Astoria, Or.) 1876-1883 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 1, 1879)
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The second quarterly meeting of
the M. E. church for the current ecclesi
astical year will he held in the Congre
gational church of this oity to-day and
to-morrow. Rev. A. E. Fairchild will
preach tills evening at 7 o'clock, and to
morrow at 11 a. m., and 7 p. m.
At the Presbyterian hall to-morrow
morning and evening, services will
be conducted hy the pastor. Rev. E. X.
Oondit. In connection with the morn
hug service. 1 hv sacrament of the Lord s
supper will he celebrated. The prepara
tory lecture will be held this atlernoon
at 2 o'clock. Persons desiring to unite
with this church should make their wish
known to the pastor or to the session of
The Hannah Landles was taken
to sea yesterday.
The Hera sailed for this .port from
San Franciscu on the 29th.
Stevens & Joplins new truck was
the attraction in Astoria yesterday.
The departure of the Oregon has
been postponed until Sunday morning
--at six o'clock.
Basking in the sunlight yesterday
was the principal business of hundreds
of visits to Astoria yesterday.
Each monthly customer will be
presented with a splendid outfit and
gilded shaving mug at Backensto's
after this date.
We understand that Messrs Tren
chard & Upshur have disposed of the
schooner Alpha, and that she will go
into the coasting trade.
The City of York and the Cadzow
Forest entered at Astoria yesterday
from Portland, partly laden for sea.
They will complete their cargoes at
Mr. T. E. Caley, recent teacher
in the public school at Upper Astoria,
is now a resident of Goldendale, Klicki-
tat county, W. T. We can recommend
Mr. Caley as a most'excellent teacher.
Canner3Tmen and business men
in general will do well to examine
Adler's new stock of Blank-hooks and
Stationery which he bought m the
East and offers at less than Portland
The Olympia papers have not got
through with their quarrels on the
THall arrest, but Hall has been released,
-and is on his way back. He was not
the man wanted, and thus ends a very
The Inland Empire says: N. C.
Kofocd, formerly of Astoria, has leased
the restaurant next door to Baldwin's
saloon and will open an eating house
with meals at all hours, with fresh
oysters in every style.
One of our dealers got quite off
his dig, the other day whefc be was
told by a customer that his pepperwas
half peas. "Then spell it yourself,"
retorted the customer, and the dealer
admitted that it was, exactly kalf,
-The Standard's dispatches inform
us that A. T. Stewart's body has been
recovered. Mr. Hilton does not hira
elf know who the resurrectionists are.
The ransom money was paid to a legal
Mnn. The lawyers produced the
plate that was wrenched from the
j coffin as preliminary proof, and gave
Mr. Hilton complete details of the
desecration. Mr. Hilton was greatly
annoyed at the refusal of the lawyers
to divulge the naniesvbut finally came
to terms. The remains will remain
acreted until the mausoleum is coni
ultttedum Long Jsland.
Homes for tlus Homeless.
With the establishment of reliable
communication between Astoria and
harbor, Chehalis, etc, a section of
country which may be classed among
the most fertile and boundless regions
of the west, is opened up to settle
ment. From all that can be learned
respecting the coast counties of Ore
gon and Washington territory, no por
tion of the world presents more favor
able statistics as to health, and the
productiveness of the soil. The As
toilian would arrest the attention of
those in search of homes, and show
to them that here is a paradise await
ing development. A large tract of
fertile country, well watered, and with
a fair proportion of timber and open
lands, may be found in the eastern
portions of Clatsop, and western por
tion of Columbia counties also, and in
conversafnon w.th a resident of that
section a few days ago, Mr. Wm. M.
Macoon, wc were informed that a
number of persons have recently taken
claims there, and all have good pros
pects for the future. Surrounded as
Astoria is, on all sides, by available
locations for thrifty settlements, it is
doubtful whether our citizens could
find more profitable use for a small
sum of money than by collating and
publishing, in p unphlet form, or by
circulars, the facts respecting these
locations, to be gratuitously distribu-
't.fid jimrmcr nassimoers to Oregon the
coming season on all steamships from
San Francisco. The advantages of
nearness to the sea-board, 'Where all
surplus productions of the country
must comefor final export, should be
taken as one of the very best ar
guments favorable to the immigrant
stopping at Astoria, in his search for
a final location. 'In connection with
this, to perfect the plan, an office
should be opened in the city, well
supplied with maps and other facili
ties for furnishing the desired infor
mation. The settlers on the JNeha
lem river and its tributaries, from its
source to the bay on the sea-coast,
would cheerfully aid this system by
contributing samples of their produc
tions, and acting as guides to the im
migrant. Mr. Barrow, of Knappa,
.brought to Clatsop county last year
quite a colony of settlers from Colo
rado, and his efforts in that behalf
have scarcely been appreciated. Judge
Blanchard, of Rainier ihas also done
considerable m the "Bame direction,
and its strenuously advocating the
construction of a wagon road from St.
Helens. There are none in the whole
country but realize the facts to be
as herein stated, but that .general
apathy on the part of the people
should be removed, and concerted ac
tion secured, if the desired results
would be attained.
We would suggest the organization
of a local immigration bureau, with
head-quarters at Astoria, and auxiliary
branches at St. Helens, Columbia city,
Rainier, Mt. Coffin, Westport, River
side, Knappa, Brookfield, Knappton,
Jewell, 6mey, Skipanon, and at vari
ous places in Tillamook, Pacific and
adjacent xounties, naming men like
Mr. Giltner, Mr. Seraple, Judge Blan
charS, Br. Caples, Capt. John West,
L. L. Lovell, John Lewis, C. La Du,
JohnXarsen, LJK. Rhoades, M. P.
Callender, J. G.Megler, Wm. Stickles,
and others, as officers of the organiza
tion to assist in carrying out the plan.
BeaTer Lodge No. 35, i. o. o. p.,
nuiu. oii.n uicetmg last evening
and entertained a very distinguished
visitor, -Past Grand Representative
Norcross, of California. rJ5e was rmefc
at the steamer by a delegation dt the
brothethood, and his fraternal visit
was made veryrprofitable tothe'lodge,
and pleasant to himself.
Richard Lemon of Portland paid
us avisit last evening. He is down
on business. "Dick" as he was famil
iarly called when residing at Astoria,
waB presented with a bouncing boy by
his better-half an the day after Christ
inas. Mrs. Lemon was an Astoria
lady, Miss Grant.
Referring to the birth of another
local paper for Coos county, the In
land Empire says: "We would never
have sold the News to its present
owners, had we not been satisfied that
Coos conntv ennlrl . l t
papers. Some people never learn
bmy tbingiirom. experience. "
THE UNITED STATES STEAMER
PREPARATIONS FOR THE ASIA
EX-PRISIDENT GRANT TO BE
ROYALLY TREATED BY THE
PLAN OF THE PROPOSED EXCUR
SION. SPECTAT. TO THE AST0HTA.
Washington, Jan. S. Special in
formation about the " United States
steamer Richmond is now made in
teresting to patriotic landsmen by
the fact that this is the vessel which
is to convey ex-President Grant and
his fortunes around the globe. The
Richmond is a man-of-war of the sec
ond rate, a screw steamer of 2.700
tons displacement, carrying fourteen
guns. One year ago she was repaired
at Boston, at the cost of between
125,000 and $150,000. At that time
her machinery was thoroughly over
hauled, and she was supplied with
brand new boilers from the Provi
dence works. Although an old ship,
f he Richmond is, in all probability, as
snug, comfortable, and sea-worthy a
craft as any which Secretary Roben
son's administration left for Uncle
Sam to send up and down the face of
the deep. The official report of the
trial trip from Boston to New York,
has been received at the Navy depart
ment. If is expected that she will
now depart on 'her Asiatic voyage
next week, and Grans has been noti
fied of her prospective date of sailing
in order to ascertain his wishes in re
gard to the point of embarkation most
acceptable to him. The ship has been
supplied at New York with -a fine
steam launch, an indespensable ad
junct to a cruise in Asiatic waters.
In a letter dated December Gth, at
Pan, in France, the ex-President says
that he was there on his way north
ward, and would be ready to leave
Europe for Asia whenever the vessel
in which passage had kindly been ten
dered him arrived in the- Mediter
ranean. He was in doubt whether to
embark at Marseilles, Naples or
The plan proposed is 'for the 'Rich
mond to touch at Bombay, in Western
India, where the ex-President .and
family might disembark, and, by rail,
visit Poonah andthe Mahratta country,
the land of the fireworshpers and
garden of western India, Agra Delhi
Umritsun, the vale of Cashmir, Fut
fehpur Secra, Simla, in the lofty
regions of the Himahlayas, returning
by the way of the valley of the sacred
Ganges, tarrying at Lucknow, Cawn
pore, tBenares, the Mecca o? the Hin
doos, and Calcutta, and thence to Point
De Gallee, in Ceylon, in time to re
embark on ihe Richmond on her
voyage to Singapore.
Much superserviceable'ceal has been
displayed by a number of newspapers
in lecturing the government on the act
of courtesy extended to ex-President
Grant, on the grounds of custom and
extravagance. Were they at all fa
miliar with the rules of the naval
service from the beginning of its his
tory, they would know that the cour
tesy extended to ex-President Grant
is not exceptional, bat is in accord
with the regulations sanctioned by
law and usage. Naval regulations
authorize commanders of vessels of
the United States to receive on board
and extend or reciprocate courtesies to
distinguished officials of foreign gov
ernments, a detailed account of actual
expenditures to be kept and sent to
the department at Washington, with
proper vouchers for payment. Simi
lar eourtesies have also frequently
been.extended to distinguished Ameri
cans, notably in late years to Gen.
Cass -and exSecretary Seward. -
As there, has been much harping
upon ex-President Grant's cruise -in
the Mediterranean, last summer, it
may bo said, S or the information of
this same class -of grumblers, that the
aggregate expense, outside the usual
expense of cruising, will fall below
$500. It was said by a member of
the government that if the American
I people object to such palty sum for
x thp .proper entertainment of an ex -
President, he had hitherto failed to
discover this as an element of Ameri
can character. The Yandalia is daily
expected at Boston, when her accounts
will be forwarded to the department.
The O. S. X. Co.'s Fleet.
The fleet of steamers now plying in
the waters of the Columbia river, and
its tributaries, under the one manage
ment known as the Oregon Steam
Navigation company, at present num
ber 27 as follows, and are as fine
steamers as can be produced in any
portion of the unien:
Wido West 1201
Emma UavwanL 577
Uixio 'I hompson.,
N eh omo
S. T. Church
1J. H. Thompson...
, - 673
A I mo tn r.02
W illametto Chief. - 7
ov. W rover 461
K. N Cooke - 41(5
Fannio Patton 3JS
Columbia Chief. - 7S4
Autocrat ; - 91S
Circuit Court Bellinger, J.
Fourth Day, Jan. 31,1879.
State of Oregon vs. A. F. Jessup; in
dictment, selling liquor to minors. Ca
ples for the. state; Stott for defendant.
Demurrer sustained, defendant dis
charged and bond exonerated.
B. Hamburger vs. Peter and Bridget
Grant; equity. Robb and Fulton for
plaintiff; Bowlby for defendant.
Report of referee confirmed, and de
cree. P. J. Martin vs. W. H. Twilight; law.
Robb and Pulton for plaintiff; Elliott
Demurrer of defendant argued, sub
mitted and'taken under advisement.
State of Oregon vs. Henry Carroll;
held to answer.
State of Oregon vs. Richard Welcome;
recognizance to keep the peace. Caples
for the -state; Robb and Pulton for de
fendant Ordered that defendant be required
to give bonds in theaum of $300.
C. Richardson vs. E. B. Moffett, et als ;
Jaw. Rea for plaintiff; Robb and Pul
ton "for dc'mdans.
State of uregon vs. Isaac Bergman
and A. "W. Berry; indictment, nuisance.
Caples for the state ; btott for defend
ants. Submitted to the jury.
J. M. Shively.and wife vs. G-WJIume,
etal; injunction. Strong for plaintiff;
Hare and Bowlby for defendant
Motion to strike out portion of com
plaint denied in part, and in part al
lowed. Margaret Ryan vs. Thomas Ryan ; di
vorce. Bowlby for plaintiff.
Motion to strike out part of com
The grand jury made final report
and were disniised.
We quote from the report as follews:
"Wo have examined the business com
ing before us, and while we have
thought it in consonance with justice,
and the best interests of the commun
ity to ignore many complaints that
have been presented for our consider
ation, we have found and presented
three true bills of indictment. We
find the public prisons as well kept
anfliconducted as the nature of the
buildings will allow.; the books of
county officers well kept, and the
offices well conducted. We recom
mend that the iron celk in the county
prison be painted, and the building
raised and filled underneath."
The Lafayette Courier says: The-
project of extending the Dayton, J
Sheriden and Grand Bonde railroad'
to Portland is likely to be accomplish
ed. The Lafayette Courier is informed
on good authority, that the work will
be taken in hand, and pushed through
quickly. Meetings are to be held, in
a short time, at thcrarious places along
the proposed route.
An association is forming at The
Dalles to import tto Wsco couaty
the Bob White qaail of the eastern
states, and to stock tho streams with
red-anflgold spotted trout from the
'Atlantic waters. A hatching house is
totbe established abont ten miles be
low The Dalles, and it is expected that
in five years from how Wasco county
will anora ino unest amuaumuuu to
, , - ,, ., . t
the lovers of field-sports, of any coun-
. m Oregon,. .
As they sat upon the step, on Sun
day evening, he clai.ned his right to a
kiss for every shooting star. She -at
first demurred, as became a modest
maiden, but finally yielded. She was
even accommodating enough to call
his attention to the flying metors that
were abont to escape his notice, and
then go to " calling" him on lightning
bugs, and at last got him down to
steady work on the light of a lantern
that a man was swinging about a depot
in the distance, where the trains
AROUND THE CiTY.
Call at Mrs. Derby's when you
wish anv article in the hiillinerv line.
. ; . . -
Trimmed hats selling at- cost.
If von want anvthiner in the line
of Cigars", Tobacco. Notions, Fruits, etc.,
ca at; Fosters on the Roadway.
' ''. J. Goodman, on Main street, has
inst received the latest and most fash
ionable style of gent and ladies boots,
Mr. J. Stewart. stone and marble
cutter of Astoria will guarantee satis
faction to alLorderingwork of him, and
will do a better job for less money than
any outside workman, llis work" in the
cemetery here should hesufficientrecom
meiidation. Before you let your con
tracts for work of this kind it 'would h(
well to call upon Mr. Stewart.
A stunningly beautiful selection
of valentines were opened at the City
Book store yesterday. Call around and
Valentines, all kinds, C. A. May's
Parties in want of good Cedar
Shingles will do well to apply to H. C.
Comegys.Kalama, W. T.
Newspapers, Periodicals, Station
ery, Notions. Cigars, and Tobacco, at
Hamburger's Variety Store.
Photographic Back-grounds, Park
and Parlor scenes, the cheapest and best
Pictures in Oregon, at H. S. Sinister
new Art Gallery, Astoria.
Fresh oysters in every style at
Sehmeers'. See advertisement.
Tour complexion is sallow, and
skin yellow, your liver is affected.
Obtain 'from your druggist a bottle-" of
Plunder's Oregon Blood Purifier.
Keep your blood pure and your
health must be good, the great purifier
is Pfnnder's Oregon Blood Purifier. All
Astoria druggists have it now.
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.
Get vonr baskets filled for a thttle
money at "Bailey's.
- Wood of all kinds, and a splendid
lot of pitch wood, at 'Gray's wharffor
sale in lots to suit purchasers.
Fresh fruits and vegetable at
New mvoice of those Medallion
Ranges at Magnus C. Crosby's.
"Fresh oysters in every style-and
at all hours -at the Pioneer restaurant.
Shipfnastera wishing to secure
seamen can have 'their "wants supplied
by calling at the 'Chicago house, Main
i Lodging House Persons requiring
(furnished or unfurnished rooms can be
accommodated at reasonable rutea at
Mrs. Munson's Cheuamns st, Astoria,
Since the Jast report of clearances
from the Astoria custom house "was
made for publication in The Astoria.
the following vessels have cleared for
European ports with cargoes and value
as specified. Shipments from Portland
are noted as they eccur:
To Queenttoxon, per Caitlcck, Jan. SI.
"Wheat from Astoria... 9.662 ctla... S16.910 i0
" Portla&d.. 28.899 " ... GOk 00
Totals 38,501 tls $b7,474 00
To Qxueiutoum., per Hannah Landles, Jan. SS.
Wheat from Astoria... 444143 Ua... fJuW W
To Queenstmen, per JMtterveorth, Jan. t7th:
"Wheat from A utoria.- 9..0etla S 1,690 0
Portland. 25.770 " 46,641 00
Totalf 26,700 $48,331 W
To Liverpool , ptr Sabrina, Jan. S7(h;
Flour from PeTtland... 9,421 bb!
Astoria Rlfl " -
Total flour "W.237 "
"Wheat from Portland- 703
Total value ..-
To Qiuenstcran, per Eurepa:
Wheat from Astoria... l0.6lHctl.
" - Portland- .SftJ "
Totals 38,472 $67,181 W.
T Queemtoum, per AIU$ B. Coeper:
Wheat from Antoria-.. 90,634 ctl $6058
To Quetytovm, per Waiteater:
'Whrat from A rtnria... 2 !12 ctln
41, fi2 ft-
Fortlantf- Z5,7S5 " .
To Liverpool, per Robert Lee:
Tlour from Astoria. 5.231 bfki
" Toruand.. 14.7U9 "
Total Tlour. 50.000
"Wheat from Aftr.rin ,K efT.
- Portland- 9,W7 .
To Qtuenttttcn, per Brodeek Bay:
Wheat from Portland- 2SJf ctb.- tUJZX M
To Liverpool, per Shenirr:
Flourfrom Antoria 8.61ft hfjks
" M Portland .. 24,30b "
Total flonr. 32,923
Whe-aVfroni Portland- 8,13
To'Qtutitsiovn, per Strafkearn:
Thest from Astoria... 5.ST7 ctls
. SS8.7& 9
To Qneensievm, per Jfairxskin:
Wheat from Antoria.. 4.0:.7 ctl ..
- Portland- 28,fci .