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About The Daily Astorian. (Astoria, Or.) 1876-1883 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 13, 1879)
Astoria, Oregon, Thursday Morning, February 13, 1879.
Boiled Down. Tor The Astorlun.
A PLAGUE BREAKS OUT IN THE
SOUTH IN CONSEQUENCE OF
DISINTERMENT OF YELLOW
DISEASED MEAT BEING SOLD
IN BROOKLYN--THE MERCE
BUT FOR ALL THAT "SMALL
FAVORS THANKFULLY RE
CEIVED.5 Lousville, Feb. 11. The Courier
Journal's correspondents report no yel
low fever in the south, but some sort
of sickness seeras to have been caused
by the disinterment of the bodies of
persons who died of yellow fever.
New Yokk, Feb. 1L The Brook
lyn health officers charge that a num
ber of cows suffering from pleuro
pneumonia have been taken from the
stables and slaughtered at the abattoir.
The Carcases are now under guard
until veterinary surgeons investigate
Washington, Feb. 11. The river
and harbor appropriation bill reported
to the house to-day contains the fol
lowing appropriations for the Pacific
coast : Oakland, $30,000 ; Wilming
ton, 11,000; Willamette and Colum
bia rivers, $45,000; Coos Bay, $40,
000; Upper Columbia river, $10,000;
canal at the Cascades of the Columbia
Coiled Down for TIc Astorlau.
THE SOUTH AFRICAN NATIVES
THEY UTTERLY ANNIHILATE
SOME OF HER MA JEST YS
WHAT ENGLAND PROPOSES TO
DO ABOUT IT.
SPIKED GUNS WOULD NOT
SHOOT ON THE DAY THEY
A SERIOUS REVOLUTION BRO
KEN OUT IN ANTIOQUAI.
THE SAILORSSTRIKE IN LIVER
POOL FORBODING DAMAG
ALL PAPER MONEY TO BE DE
STROYED IN CONSEQUENCE
OF THE PLAGUE.
CANALS TO BE CLOSED AND
St. Vincent, Jan. 30. On the 21st
inst. a British column consisting of
a portion of the 24th regiment, a
battery of artillery and 600 native
auxiliaries were utterly annihilated near
Tuquela river by 20,000 Zulus, who
captured a valuable convoy of 102 wag
ons, 1,000 oxen, two cannon, 400 shot
and shell, 1,000 rifles, 25,000 rounds of
ammunition, 60,000 pounds weight of
provisions, and the colors of the 24th
regiment. It is estimated that 5,000
Nulus were killed and wounded in the
battle. Among the killed on the
British side are two majors, four cap
tains, twelve lieutenants and a
quartermaster of the 24th regiment;
two captains of the royal artillery; a
colonel, captain, four lieutenants, ser
geant and major of engineers, besides
twenty other British officers command
ing native levies. Seven attacks, sub-
n i w fnft Zulus, have
OCUUU11U1J muu sj .. - .,
been repulsed, and the colony is now
somewhatrecoveringfrom the utter con
sternation which at first prevailed.
Lord Chehnsford,commanderof the ex
pedition, has been forced to retire in
consequence of the defeat. It is esti
mated that 500 soldiers were killed be
sides the officers stared. Governor Sir
Bartle Freere has sent to England for
reinforcements. The mail steamer for
England was dispatched a day earlier
than usual with a request for six regi
ments of infantry and a brigade of
cavalry. Details of the disaster show
that the guns were spiked before they
London, Feb. 11. A summons was
issued tins morning ioracauiuoouuun
cil to be held at 2 o'clock this after
noon to deliberate on the reverses to
British troops m Zulu land. News of
the defeat has caused a sensation
London, Feb. 11. The cabinet
council to-day decided to send six bat
tallions of infantry, two regiments of
cavalrj', two batteries of artillery, a
company of engineers, three companies
of army service corps, and a company
of army hospital corps, to reinforce
New York, Feb. 11. A dispatch
from the Star and Herald of Panama,
says that a serious revolution has
broken out in Antioquai.
Liverpool, Feb. 11. Striking la
borers have appointed a deputation to
learn the views of the Steamship
Owners Association, but the deputa
tion is prohibited from making any
compromise. Not a single vessel
sailed from Liverpool for foreign ports
on Monday. Several hundred sailors
have formed a union. The number
cf strikers of all classes now here is
estimated at frBfm 50,000 to G0,000.
St. Petersrurg, Feb. 11. Gen.
Louis Melikoff has proposed to the
governors of Astrakhan, Samari and
Saratoff that all paper money circulat
ing be exchanged for new, through the
Kama Volga bank, and destroyed.
The attention of medical authorities is
concentrated on Selitreno and neigh
boring districts. The St. Petersburg
sanitary committee proposes to cleanse
the canal and organize large hospitals
which can be anchored in the Gulf of
THE UNDERSIGNED GIVE CAREFUL
attention to the liberies of the North
ern raeilic, and make to order every des
XET, SEIXE, TRAP, and POUNDS.
Suitable to every species of fishery.
Also : TWINE and LINES.
AMERICAN NET & TWINE CO.
IRISH FLAX THREADS
Salmon Net Twine.
Cotton Seine Twine,
Cork and Lead Lines.
511 Market Street, San Francisco.
HENRY DOYLE & Co., Mnaera.
THE ASTORIA BREWERY
RUDOLPH BARTH & MICHAEL MEYER,
Corner of Olney and "Water streets,
Best quality of LAGER BEER 5 cts. per glass
Choice Wines, Liquors, and Cigars always
on hand. J
r r3rTli o pa t ronapje of the public is respect
fully solicited. Orders for Laser or Bottled
B?:Li,a,y llu:Jnllty Promptlv fdlcd.
EThe best lunch the season will afford
furnished day and night FREE.
I. W. CASE
IMPORTER AND WHOLESALE AND RE
TAIL DEALER IN
A FULL ASSORTMENT
WHICH WILL BE SOLD AT THE
LOWEST RATES FOR
Corner Chenamus and Cass streets.
A CO-MPLETE ASSORTMENT OF
Fresh Garden Seeds,
BOTH OREGON AND CALIFORNIA
I. "W. CASE,
Corner Chenamus and CaSr Streets,
Notice to All Concerned.
Men and Boys Must be
As well as to have toys for Christmas.
Christmas is Over !
I LOEB ss SnrreieM!
And now invites the attention of every
body to Ids
Full and Complete Stock,
Consisting in part of
LINE OF GLOlHIHG AND BOYS.
Gents Furnishing Goeds:
Large Stock of Family Groceries;
Canned Fruits, Etc.;
Watches, Jewelry, .15ar!ne and Opera
Besides a choice lot ot
TOBACCO AND CIGARS,
Wholesale and Retail. Call and see.
JAIN ST., - - - ASTOIIIA, OGN.
Have just received a new Invoice of
Groceries, Queensware, Lamps
"Which I offer at a bargain for cash
FZUQT2TR. tm FEED.
Corner of main and Squemoqhe sts.,
ASTORIA, - - OREGON.
(Ih THK ASTORIAX BUILDING)
HAS JUST RECEIVED A LOT OF SEW
goods, consisting of
MEN'S AND BOYS
CALF AND KIP BOOTS
Buckle and Congress Gaiters,
"Women, Misses and Children's
Which will be sold at the very lowest prices.
BANKING ANTD INSURANCE.
LIVERPOOL AND LONDON AND
NORTH BRITISH AND MERCAN
TILE OF LONDON AND
OLD CONNECTICUT OF HART
COMMERCIAL OF CALIFORNIA
FIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES.
Representing a capital of SG7,000,000.
A. VAN DUSEN. Agent.
3IATT II. SIBSOX, Agent,
ORGANIZED IN IS 63.
Total Losses Paiil Since Organization.
E. C. HOLDEX, Agent.
BANKING AND INSURANCE.
3C, W. CASK,
Exchange bought and sold on all parte of
OFFICE HOURS-From 8 o'clock a. m.
until 4 o'clock i jr.
Fire and Marine Insurance.
MPERIAIi OF LOXDOX,
X.OXDOX 0F JLOXBOX,
XORTIIERX OF LOXDOX,
QUEEX OF MVERPOOIu
FIRE AND MARINE INSUR
ASTORIA, - - - - OREGON.
lie Mutual Insurance Co.,
J. F. Houghto .President
Chas. R. Story Secretary
GnoL?- J" A'"5 'r 0reS"
Office Northeast corner of Stark and First
streets, Poktland, Oregon.
Net Cash received for Fire Prem
iums in 1877 S335.511 04
Assets, Jan. 1, 1878 S57S.0C5 85
Losses vnpaid ?3.ra8 37
Dividends " l.a'7 00 5,5!5 37
Surplus for Prope-ty Holders S572.470 47
Losses paid in Oregon in six ycars$ll4,5ic 72
I. IV. CASE, Accent,
GUNS, LOCKS, AXD SEWING
KEYS FITTED AND LOCKS REPAIRED,
SAWS FILED, ETC.. BY
F. IV. 1FAS5.
Main street, next door to Geo. Ross'.
Preparing for Spring- Me.
E. S. LARSEN
PAINTING AND PREPARING
A LIVELY SPRING TRADE,
And has en route
LARGE INVOICES OF
Groceries, Crockery, Etc,
Do not purchase your supplies until you.
have called upon
E. S. LARSEN, . ,
Wholesale and Retail Grocer, Astoria. -
NEW 8T0QK I
HAVING JUST RECEIVED A new stock
consisting of a splendid assortment of
Dress Goods, Fancy Articles,
Gents' FUMSHIE GOODS,
Hats, Caps, Boots and Shoes, 1
Queensware, Jewelry, Etc., Etc.-
"We respectfully invite the public to call and
inject the same.
We have also receved a large stock of tine
CIGARS a TOBACCO
Which we are offering at San Francisco
wholesale prices. Very repectfully.
A. VAN DUSEN & Co.,
Cor Cass & Jefferson sts., - Astoria. OG"hv
VAN DUSEN & Co.,
Are Agents in Astoria for the SINGER and
VAN DUSEN & CO.,
HAVE A SPLENDID STOCK OF
Consisting of a great variety of goods to?'
both ladies and gentlemen.
rpo WHOM IT MAY CONCERN".
Notice is hereby given that all persons
are forbid tresspassing upon, or in any wav
occupying any portion of the land or 'beach
siirrminriincr TONGUE POINT, nr nrimi nnv
part of the Henry Maiiin land claim in Clat
sop county. State of Oregon, without permis
sion from the undersigned ; and also rrou
setting out fire-, upon said claim, whereby the
standing timber may in anv wav be injured.
VAN DUSEN & BROWN.
Per A. VanDusek".
Astoria, Oct. 5. 1877. tf
If You Want to Select a Suit of-OXjOTDHIIKrG-
From the very best stock in the city call at
OAK, ASH, HICKORY,
Carnage lap Material
Orders foi lumber for boat or ship worse
promptly attended to. Address all orders-
E. J. NORTHRUP & GO.,
Cor. First and Main streets. Portland, Ogn.
NEW ORLEANS MO
LASSES AND SYRUI
CRYSTAL DRIP SYR
UP, PICKLED HERRINGS,
AND DRIED GRAPES
WHICH ARE BET
TER THAN ANY
RAISINS IN THE
PAY THE PRINTER PROMPTLY
for jour Paper. It is bt for all. '
v ?$ , 4.
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