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About The Daily Astorian. (Astoria, Or.) 1876-1883 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 27, 1879)
Astoria, Oregon, Thursday Morning, February 27, 1879.
Pacific Coast Dispatches.
The United States revenue
cutter, Oliver "Wolcott, has sailed
The ship Belvidere made the
run from San Francisco to Victoria
in six days, arriving on the 21st.
Another foul murder has oc
curred near San Francisco. De
tectives have been detailed to work
up the case.
A letter from Yale on the 16th
says that the snow storm had been
of the most terrible description.
The roads everywhere are blocked,
fences invisible and landmarks
In Stockton on the 24th, the
funerals of most of the victims of
the late explosion occurred. Banks,
public schools, saloons and all
business houses were closed, in
conformity with the mayor's proc
lamation. The county and district
courts adjourned also.
Geo. C. Perkins, president of
the San Francisco chamber of com
merce , addressed a communication
to Mayor Bryant, notifying him
that at a meeting of the chamber
a resolution was adopted request
ing him to call a mass meeting of
citizens for the purpose of petition
ing the president of the United
States to approve the bill restrict
ing the immigration of Chinese.
The board resolved to act as a
whole in conjunction with the may
.or to call a mass meeting and im
mediate action will be taken.
Sacramento, Oakland, and other
cities speak out in the matter also.
David Pender, who garroted
Mrs. De Bary., on Fifth avenue,
New York, and tore her diamonds
from her ears, was sentenced to
prison for 30 years on the 25th.
-Capt. Tyson, the Arctic navi
gator, has sued Capt. Howgate,
claiming 35000 damages for the
loss of a position in the navy yard,
Gapt. Howgate failing to secure
the place for Tyson according to
On the 25th the Cincinnati
Volks-freund, the German Catho
lic orjran, demands a statement of
the affairs of Archbishop Purcell,
which it has reason to fear may be
worse than represented. German
Catholics charge that the money,
much of which is their own, lias
gone to build Irish churches.
Among the incidents in the
house of representatives on Tues
day was a charge preferred by
McMahon, against the appropri
ation committee, which he said had
exceeded its power and deceived
the house by legislating upon the
payment of arrears of pensions to
the disadvantage of certain classes
of soldiers. This brought members
bv groups into the area before
the speakers desk, and the ex
citement was intense.
The enrolled bill for the re
striction of Chinese immigration
was signed by the presiding offi
cers on Monday afternoon as soon
after it was read' for their signa
tures as they could respectfully
find opportunities, the rules requir
ing that their signatures shall be
affixed and announced in open
session. The bill was then placed
in the hands of Rainey, of South
Carolina, member of the house.
The committee on enrolled bills
were to convey it to President
Hayes at the commencement of
business hours on Tuesday morn
ing. The president's intention in
regard to it, if formed, are still
diplomatically guarded by himself
and the members of his cabinet.
The committee appointed to
superintend the burning of infect
ed houses in plague districts of
Russia has begun operations.
It is thought that Lord Duffer
in's appointment as ambassador to
St. Petersburg may lead to a re
newel ol the zone dividing the
spheres of the two powers in Asia.
Queen Victoria will visit the
continent this spring, going first to
Italy, where she will spend some
time at Bavens, and afterwards
visitinir Cobur? and Darmstadt.
A dam burst on the 25th,
above Warsaw, in Poland, owing
to drift ice. Vistula river banks
have been broken by ice and there
is a great inundation and vast des
truction of property.
The state of Oregon is a great
state. It is about 350 miles long,
east and west, and 275 wide, north
and south; bein? nearly square and
quite regular in its outline. It con
taming in round numbers about 95,000
square miles a little over, and conse
quently, about 60,000,000 acres. Is
greater area than New York and
Pennsylvania combined. It is the
third state in extent, ranking next to
California, the latter beinej the second,
ranking next to Texas, the greatest.
WANTS, LOST, FOUND, ETC.
GIRL WANTED. To act as nurse and
perform light honse work in a family at
Fort Canby. Inquire at THIS OFFICE.
TO LOAN. SI, 000 on approved real estate
security. Apply to
HELL & MEACHEX.
d-tf Attorncys-at-Law, Astoria.
"TOTICE. All persons are hereby notified
JL not to pay It. F. Wickhain any lax due
the city, he having been dismisse'd from the
office of Superintendent of streets of the city
of Astoria, and not authorized to collect
taxes. J. H. 1). GRAY.
OLD PAPERS We have a valuable lot of
old papers on hand, just the thing for
making scrap-books, or what housewives
need for shelf covers. "Will be sold in lots to
suit purchasers at 50 cents per loo, First
come, first served.
from my cattle, on the 18th inst., a two
year om nener, inosuy reu. aiiv one giving
information concerning the whereabouts of
the same, will be liberallv rewarded bv
JOHN WILLIAMSON, Sen.,
Near the cemetery.
Astoria. Oregon, Feb. 20. 187i.
TTOTICE. The annual meeting of the legal
Xi voters of school district No. 1, Clatsop
cuuui, wii-Kuii. win uc iieiu at me sunool
house, on Main street, in Astoria, on Mon
day, March 3. Ib7i)at7 o'clock p. m., for the
purpose of electing one Director for three
years ; one Clerk for one year, and to lew a
tax to support aschool in said district for the
ensuing year, and to transact such other
business as may come before the meeting
By order of Board of Directors.
0-10d j. . HUSTLER, Clerk.
NOTICh. Notice is hereby given that the
common council of the citv of Astoria
propose passing an ordinance providing for
iuu AMuuuuig 01 an. sine wanes Hereafter con
structed on each .side of Water street in
Shivelys Astoria, between the west end of
said street and West-sixth street, and unless
a remonstrance signed by persons owning
two-thirds of the property along the line of
said street be tiled with the Auditor and
Clerk, within ten days from the date hereof
the Common Council will pass an ordinance
providing for the widening of the side walics
on the above mentioned street.
By order of the Common Council.
R. H. CARDWELL,
. t Ti . Auditor and Clerk.
Astoria, Feb. 19, 187D. jod
Fish Commissioners Xotice.
THE UNDERSIGNED FISH COMMIS
sioner for Washington territory, hereby
gives notice that he will visit all the canner
ies on the Washington territory side of the
river, from the lirst to the twentieth of
March, and after that will be at Rrookficld
for the rest of the season.
rAIJERT F- STREAM.
North Cove, W. T., Feb. 17, 1879.
FiRli Commissioners Xotice.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
the undersigned, having been dulv an
notated denutv for Pl:itonn nmmtv k.. i
Lienenweber. Fish Commissioner, un'der the J
liiwa ui mo ouue w. uregon, win oe in readi
ness from and after this date, to issue li
censes, at his office up stairs, corner of Cass
and Sqemocqhe streets, Astoria, Oregon
Persons sending In applications for licenses
will please seud No. of boat and the name of
the fisherman or captain of the boat.
H. B. FERGUSON,
Deputy Fish Commissioner
HAVING JUST RECEIVED A new stock
consisting of a splendid assortment of
Dress Goods, Fancy Articles,
Gents' FUMHW GOODS,
Hats, Caps, Boots aid Shoes,
Queensware, Jewelry, Etc., Etc.
We respectfully invite the public to call and
inspect the sain-
We have also receved a large'stock of fine
"Winch we are offering at San Francisco
wholesale prices. Very repectfully,
A. VAN DUSEN Co.,
Cor Cass & Jefferson sts., - astohia. Ogn
VAN DUSEN &7C0.
HAVE A SPLENDID STOCK
Consisting of a great variety 'of goods for
hoth ladies and gentlemen.
If You Want to Select a Suit of
From the very best stock in the city call at
VAN DUSEN &Co.,
Are Agents in Astoria for the'iSIXGER and
Large stock constantly oa hand.
Notice to All Concerned.
Men and Boys Must be
As TvelL as to iave toys foKCteistBiasS
Cliristmas is Over !
1 LOEB ? SnraileM!
And now invites the attention of every
body to his
Full and Complete Stock,
Consisting in part of
A FULL 0 1 fJT U ! U 0 FOR MEN
LINE OF uLUlnINU AND BOYS.
Gents Euriiisliiug Goods;
Large Stock of Family Groceries;
Canned Fruits, Etc.;
Watches, Jewelry, Marine and Opera
Besides a choice lot of
TOBACCO AND CIGARS,
"Wholesale and Retail. Call and see.
MAIN ST., - - - ASTOHIA, OGN.
Ilave just received a new invoice of
Groceries, Queensware, Lamps
"Which I offer at a bargain for CAsn
&xaTjEtL $m feed.
Corner of mam and Squemoqhe sts.,
ASTORIA, - - OREGON.
(IX TUB ASTORIA' BUILDING)
HAS JUST RECEIVED A LOT OF raw
goods, consisting of
MEN'S ASD BOYS
CALF AND KIP BOOTS!
Buckle and Congress Gaiters,
"Women, Misses and Children's
Which will he sold at the very lowest prices
MACNUS C. CROSBY.
Stoves, Tinware, and
House Furnishing Goods.
Hardware, Brass Goods,
Lead and Iron Pipe, Pipe Fittings,
Engineers Supplies, Sheet Lead, Iron,
Copper, Brass, and Zinc,
BACKING AND 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. VAX DUSEX. Agent.
Capital S 12,500,000.
aiATT H. SIBSOX, Agent,
ORGANIZED IN 1SG3. '
Tofal Losses Pali! Since Organization.
E. C. HOLDEX, Agent.
BANKING AND INSURANCE.
X. W. C3ikSE
Exchange bought and sold on all parts of
" ' tKePTTnlteS "States ahdiirepe:
OFFICE HOURS From 8 o'clock A. M.
until 4 o'clock r. jr.
Fire and Marine insurance.
IMPERIAIi OF IOXDOX.
IODOX OF LOXDOX,
XOItTIQSRX OF I.OXIOX,
qiJEEX OF MVERPOOI..
FIRE AND MARINE INSUR-
ASTOKIA, - - - - OHEGON.
lie Mutual Insurance Co.,
J. V. Houghton.. ....President
Chas. It. Stoky Secretary
Geo"LTStok"- - AKents f0r 0reS0
Office Northeast corner of Stark and First
streets, Portland, Oregon.
Net Cash received for Fire Prem-
iums in 1S77 $335.oll 04
Assets, Jan. 1,1878 578,065 85
Losses xnpafd $3,638 37
Surplus for Property Holders 5o'2,40 47
Losses paid in Oregon 111 six years?114,516 2
I. W. CASK. Apent.
GUXS, LOCKS, AX SEWIXG
KEYS FITTED AND LOCKS BEP AIRED,
SAWS FILED, ETC.. BY
F. W. WASS,
Main street, next door to Geo. Ross'.
E. S LAKSEN
and Retail Grocer,
AND DEALER IX
AND PLATED WARE,
Flour and Feed!
w5?"I am now prepared to furnish the
choicest and hest goods in my line, at the
lowest cash prices. Patronage Is respectfully
solicited, References : My patrons.
E. S. LARSEN,
"Wholesale and Retail Grocer. Astoria.
250 Gallons Pure Cider Vinegar,
in 25 Gallon Packages.
For sale by
3S. S. XuSLtSEBTa
y-Tliis is the best quality of vinegar that
is made ; it is warranted pure cider vinegar,
put up by an Oregon factor, and persons in
want of a good article, wholesale or retail,
are invited to call on
E. S. LARSEN,
Cor, Squemocqhe and Cass streets, Astoria.
NEW ORLEANS SUG
AR AND MOLASSES,
CRYSTAL DRip SYR
UP, PICKLED HERRINGS,
'CALIFORNIA FIGS, '
H AND DREED GRAPES
WHICH ARE BET
TER THAN ANY
RAISINS IN THE
Main Street, Astoria Oregon,
RESPECTFULLY CALL THE ATTEN
tion of the public to tho fact that the
above Market will always bo supplied with a
FULL VARIETY BEST QUALITY
FRESH AND CURED MEATS!
"Which will bo sold at lowest rates, wholesale
and retail. Special attention given to supply
D. K. Warrex. C. A. McGuirk
Astoria Market !
Corner of Chenamus and Cass streets,
WARREN & McGTJIRE, Proprietor
(Successors to Jlobion k Warren,
"Wholesalo and Retail Dealers in all klnas u
Fresh and Cured Me at si
A full line of Family Groceries,
CANNED FRUIT, VEGETABLES, ETC.
fiButtor, Eggs, Choose, etc. constantly
&35 Ships supplied at tho lowest rates.
Importer and "Wholesale Dealer In
WINES AND LIQUOKS,
AAA OLD VALLEY WHISKY,
OLD KETCUCKY BOURBON,
HOLLAND GIN AND RDM,
ANGELICA, PORT, SHERRY AND-
PORTER, ALE, AND ST. LOUIS
These goods will only be sold at wholesale,
and at lowest figures. Come and sample
them before purchasing elsewhere.
ASTORIA, -.-. OREGON.
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