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Astoria, Oregon, Saturday Morning, March 15, 1879..
Bavard Taylor's remains have
arrived iu America.
People are going crazy in
New York, and some are sent to
the asylum, owing to intense ex
citement incident to the walks of
the pedestrians Rowel!, Harriman,
Ennis, a-nd other fools.
Navigation of the Hudson
opens two weeks later than last
year. The steamboating season
bids fair to outrival that of many
previous jears, both in elegance
and number of boats and compe
titions in prices, botb;. for passes
gers and freight.
A terrible explosion occurred at
the Danville, Pa., power works on
Thursday, completely destroying the
building .and instantly killing Willis
Lloyd,' one of the proprietors, John J.
Evans and John S. Mower. Their
wangled remains were scattered in
every direction. On the 3ame day a
similar explosion occurred near St.
Clair. Jones Hines was killed and
Samuel Messermith seriously burned.
There is ever indication of
speedy evacuation of Bulgaria by
Russian advices report that
Gol. Knoop, of Gen. Darmerie's
staff, has been strangled by ni
hilists. The St. Petersburg police dis
covered two secret printing presses,
on the 13th, and many arrests have
been made in connection therewith.
A confidential agent of. Bis
marck has arrived at the Vatican
in Rome. He has. instruction to
reject any proposals involving
modification of the May laws. It
is stated that the pope now waives
all controverted points except
strictly involving papal principles
Durinir 1878 Puel-sound ex-
ported 1G0,000 tons of coal and
200,000000 feet of lumber, and
employed 600 vessels.
Mr. Dane of Indianapolis pre
served for many years the pen
with which his grandfather wrote
a sermon on commercial history,
and now his son has used the same
pen in forging a check.
The rivalry between the Gray
and Bell telephones is-Hkely to- be
fought out in Boston, where each
company has beguu a lawsuit to
compel the other to cease the use
of the disputed invention.
ffhe Shah of Persia, in recently
ordering that no soldier should do
anything but his military duties,
has put an end to an ancient cus
tom by which private soldiers by
acting as butchers, money ex
changers, doorkeepers etc., have
.added to their pay, which js only
about ten dollars a year and three
pounds of wheat per day.
The railway Age puts the an
nual cost of working a Pullman
car, including employes pay, at
4,000. To defray the cost of
maintaining and running, let alone
the profit, an average of seven
tyertis a night must bs kept up.
The company keep the discipline
of theip servants by means of a
staff' of inspectors, lyho rep0 Qn
efficiency of the conductor, etc.
The Plood at Szegedin.
The City Crumbling Away Ui
tress of the Inhabitants Relic
By TelegrPtk'to the Ortgtnian.
A Frlshirul Situation.
London, March 12. The Daily.
News' special from Szegedin says:
Since the last telegram the water has
risen in the town five feet. The situa
tion iat;becoming worse and worse.
Sixty thousand persons are without
roof to cover them. It is feared the
loss of life has been very great and it
will increase during this terrible night.
The foregoing, coming directly from
the spot, is probably more trustworthy
than the official account previously re
ceived from Pesth, Violent attacks
in the Hungarian diet possibly caused
the government to make its report of
the disaster, as favorable as possible.
Accounts of the disaster received from
Vienna say the upper floors of all iie
high houses are crammed with people
in momentary fear of death. It is
thought some few houses which are
built of stone ma' stand.
One hundred square miles in the
neighborhood of Szegedin are flooded.
Crops in the district are lost. The
government has sent 40,000 flourins
for the relief of the inhabitants. Radi
cals in the diet violently attack the
government for neglecting to take
precautions to prevent the calamity.
Several fires have occurred, and
there are strongs suspicions . of incen
diarism. The water is yet rising, but
the communication toward Tenesvar
is still open. The irruption of the
waters came so sudderb that workmen
barely had time to. reach town. Am
ple provision of boats has been made
throughout the town, but it is feared
that such an inundation happening in
the depth of night cannot but drown J
The Flood Increasing.
estji, March 13. Evening The
danger in Szegedin is.incrcasing. Res
cuing boats continually strike ruins so
that in many cases to rescue the suf
ferers is impossible. A boat capsized
by which seven women were drowned.
A violent storm is raging and the
flood is continually rising, and is now
two feet above the level of the Theiss.
Unsubmerged area has been reduced
to GOO square metres, which continual
ly decrcjiscs. At the first irruption
of the water 35 soldiers were drowned.
The state railway carried gratuitously
10,000 fugitives j'esterday.
Summarizing official and private ac
counts the dead must amount to many
hundreds. It is impossible to. make a
close estimate as the number buried
under the ruins connot yet be ascer
tained. The houses built of sun-dried
brick continued to collapse long after
the inrush of tho flood. The work of
feeding and removing the sufferers is
now proceeding with great ardor. Sen
sational stories of hundreds being
buried in the sjmagogue and military
hospital are without foundation.
ftcllcf Top the SnOcrc..
The Hungarian ministtr of finance
left for Szegedin with 200,000 fiorinB
to be ditributed among sufferers of the
inundation. The greater part of the
town of Szegedin was destroyed and
several hundred people perished. Re
lief parties are actively at work suc
coring survivors. jo omcial report
of the extent of the calamity has yet
Vienna, March 14. Six steamers
and twenty tugs left Pesth for Szoge
din. At noon Thursday there were
etill persons on the roofs of the houses
and in the trees. Some persons died
from exposure to the cold. A num
ber iti incendjaries have been arrested.
The towns of Crongrad at the con
fluence of the rivers Theiss and Maros,
32 miles north of Szegedin, and Szen
tes, two miles nearer Szegedin, are
jZ23"Ati advertisement in a newspa
per is worth forty "directory' cards and
ouier jpoiisu imjrauons. 1 ne paper is
fk Qrjyday by hundreds, wliifi the
book is noticed by only n very few.
G. W. HUIYIE
Corner of Water and Olney Streets,
WHOLESALE DEALER IN
AGENT FOH THE
Golden City Cliemical; Iris.
COTTON SEINE TOE
AND NET LINES SOLDI AT SA
HA VHCG JJJSTJlECEIiCEmJUiiCWtock
consisting of a splendid assortment of
Dress Goods, Fancy Articles,
Gents' wmm GOODS,
Hats, Caps, Boots and Shoes,
Queensware, Jewelry, Etc., Etc.
AVe respectfully invite the public to call and
inspect the same.
Wc have also receved a large stock of fine
"Which we are offering at San Francisco
wholesale prices. Very repectfuliy.
A.. VAN DUSEN & Co.,
Gcr.Gass &. Jefferson sts., - Astoria. Ogn'
VAN DUSEN & CO..
HAVE A SPLENDID STOCK OF
Consisting of a great variety of goods for
both ladic..and gentlemen.
If You Want to Select a Suit of
From the very best stock in the city call at
VAN DUSEN & Co.,
Arc Agents in Astoria for the SINGER and
Large stock constantly on hand.
ITT BOOK STORE,
MAIN ST., ASTOltIA.
CI?AS. STEVJSJTS fc sox
Invite the attention of purchasers to then
stock, just laid in
The Finest Selection l
The Cheapest Prices!
The Greatest Worth!
LADIES' DIARIES AND PURSES
COMB AND BRUSH POCKETS:
CUTLERY, .JEWELRY, CHARMS,
LADIES' FANCY ROARD. ETC.;
GOLD PENS AND PENCILS;
PAINT PENCILS, GUTTAPERCHA
EXCELSIOR DIARIES, BLANK
ROOKS, STATIONERY, ETC.
E3-AU goods sold at lowest cash prices.
CIIAS. STEVENS & SON.
: ru? twi- cf tlt..i ctpt two door;
j C&n?the SSMwSte ttS
bakery of Mrs. C. Binder.
BANTQNG AND INSURANCE.
BANKING ANft INSURANCE.
E. TAT. .SE,
- - - OREGON.
Exchange bought and sold on all parts oU
the United States and Europe.
OFFICE IIOURS-From S. o'clock am.
until 4 o'clock i. m.
Hoe Mutual Insurance Co-,
J. F. Houghton.. ...President
Oh as. It. Stokv ...."Secretary
Hamilton Boyd. .. c frr rirpo-nn
Geo. L. Stokv. Agents lor uregon
Office Northeast corner of Stark and First
streets, Portland, Oregon.
Net Cash received for Fire Prem
iums in 1877 335.511 04
Assets, Jan. 1.18TS v.
Losses xnpaid $..(73R ,17
Dividends " 1,057-W.
SnrtiliiQ for PrniiArtv TTnlilnrc
...... ... . ...,...., ......... .... ..
Losses paid in Oregon in six years-Si 14.51G 72
LIVEREOOIi AND LONDON AND
NORTH? BRITISH AND MERCAN
TILE OF LONDON AND
COMMERCIAL OF CALIFORNIA-.
EIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES.
Reproonting a capital of SG7,000,0OO.
A. VAN DUSEX. Agent
Capital $i 2500000.,
MATT H. SI11SOX, Agent,
ORGANIZED IN IS 63.
Total Losses Paid Since Organization.
E. C. 1IOLDEN. Agent
Notice to All Concerned
Men and Boys Must bo,
As well as to have toys for Christmas.
Christmas is Over !
And now invites the attention of every
body to his
Full and Complete Stock,
Consisting in part of
a full pi rrrUfUP for MEN
LINE OV U LU 1 11 1 n U AND BOYS.
Gents JTurnisliing Goods;
Large Stock qf Family Groceries;
Canned Fruits, Etc.;-
Watches, Jewelry, .Marine nnd Opera
Besides a choice lot ot
TOBACCO AND CICARS,
"Wholesale and Betail. Call and see.
MAIN ST.. - - - ASTORIA, OGN.
MAGNUS C. CROSBY.
Stoves, Tinware, and
House Furnishing Coods.
Hardware, Brass Goods,
Lead and Iron Pipe, Pipe Fittings,
Engineers Supplies, Sheet Lead, Iron,
I Copper, Brass, and Zinc.
E. S. LAESEN
"Wholesale and Itetail grocer, J
AND DEALER IX
AND PLATED WARE,,
isr? I am now prepared to furnish the
choicest and best goods in my line, at the
lowest cash prices. Patronage is respectfully,
solicited, References : 3Iy patrons.
I. Sv LARSEN,
Wholesale and Retail Grocer. Astoria.,
250 Gallons Pure. Cider Vinegar,
in 25 Gallon Packages.
For sale hy
tSyThis is the best quality of vinegar that
is made ; it is warranted pure eider vinegar,
put up by an Oregon factor, and persons lit
want of a good article, wholesale or retail,
aie invited to call on
B. S. LA-PSEN,.
Cor, Squemocqhe and Cass streets, Astoria,
Is All TMs Blowing M !'
I HAVrfS JUST RETURNED
FROM THE EAST AND WILL
SELL MY GOODS AS
" ' "AS-AX YOUSE'TIIE'CTT
And am not going to say anything about it.
AT Square Deal Guaranteed'
At the corner of Mam and Squemoqhe sts.,
ASTOltIA, - OREGON.
Main Street, Astoria Oregon,
BEJIGMAX & BEBUY
ESPECTFULLY CALL THE ATTEN-.
- tjon of tho public to. tho fact that tho..
abuvo Market will always bo supplied with a
FULL VARIETY BEST-QUALIFY
FRESH AND CURED MEATS!
"Which will bo sold at lowest rates, wholesa la,,
and rotjul. Special attention given to supply ,
U. K. Warrkx. C. A. McGlhrk
Astoria, Market !
Cornor of Ghenamus and Cassstreeta. .
WARREN & McGUIRE, Proprltor
(Successors to IJobnun t Warren,
Wbolesalo and Retail Dealers in all klna ,.
A full line of Family Groceries,
CANNED FRUIT. VEGETABLES, ETC.,
JfcSButtor, Eggs, Chee?o, etc. con6tantt?v
GS bhips suppliod stf thAlowost rateg.
Importer and "Wholesale Dealer in
WINES AND LIQU0ES'..
A A A OLD VALLEY WHISKY,,
OLD KENTUGKY 150UEB0N;.
HOLLAND GIN AND RUM,
ANGELICA, PORT, SHERRY AND
PORTER, ALE, AND ST. LOUIS
These goods will only be sold at wholesalp,.
and at lowest figures. Come and miniK,
them before purchasing chew here.
ASTORIA, .... OREGON..