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About The Daily Astorian. (Astoria, Or.) 1876-1883 | View Entire Issue (March 16, 1879)
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Astoria, Oregon, Sunday Mornkg, March 16, 1879.
Pacific Coat Dispatches.
We are still without news from
Alaska, and the prolonged absence of
iahe British war ship Ospray gives
rise to the liveliest apprehension for
the safety of tlie settlement.
The collector of customs at Wran
gle reports that traces have been-found
of three or four men foully murdered
for their money. Indians who were
with them are suspected of the crime,
and will be arrested on arrival of an
The Pacific Mail steamship City
or Pekin, due from China and Jagan
on the 21st, is reported to have GOO
Chinese passengers on board. This is
an unusually large list, but ii is- said
that the greater portion of them come
under contract to go to, the Hawaiian
Islands to work on sugar plantations.
Mayor Bryant,, of San Francisco
has returned to the board of super
visors an ordinance forbidding the
representation of &e Passion play or
other plays of similar nature without
bis signature, and the order becomes
a law by limitation of time. It is
Relieved that under this law ora
torios will come within the prohib
lton. AHanford, Cal., dispatch states
that settlers there who have been
threatened with litigation and eject
ment by the railroad companies, have
formed a battalion of six companies,
regularly officered, mounted and
armed, to resist the action- oS the- com
pany. Most of the men have seen
actual service, and aver that they
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Secretary Schurz has affirmed, the
commissioner's decision in the case of
Wm. II. Baker versus the N. P. E, B,
Clerk Adams (of the house) denies
that he contemplated the exclusion
from the rolls of the house of low
members, because they were elected
in October and not in November.
The greenbackers tendered their
nomhyition, for speaker to Hon. Jas.
Swingle, of Illinois, who has been
outspoken for their cause; but he said
tliat he would go. into the democratic
caucus and support the democratic
nominee. The greoubackers will soon
resolve themselves injo their original
political affinities, and will not be a
disturbing element in the election of
speaker, as they were expected to be.
A prairie fire near Abilene, Kn
Bas, on the night of the 13ih, came
near destroying the town. A high wind
which prevailed drove the flames di
rectly into the town, destroying a
large amount of fencing and a couple
of houses in the suburbs. A man
named Lebold, a prominent banker,
lost seven thousand bushels of corn and
ten thousand bushels of wheat, which
was stored just outside the city. The
total loss of property will be more
Whirling, Whizzing Wliiteakcr.
Over ihe Hrlls and For Awaytantl
By Telegraph to the Orcgon'an,
Cheyenxe, March 14. Democratic
Congressman-elect Whiteaker of Ore
gon, who left San Francisco on a
special train Wednesday aM,en a. jl,
passed here at noon to-My making
unusually fast time, ancBwili reach
Washington in time to pmicipato in
the organization of the n t house.
Still Fifteen Hand red Miles Away.
Omaha, March 14. Congressman
Whiteaker arrives here to-morrow
by special train and leaves immedi
ately for Washington -where he will
arrive Monday evening, even if it is
pecessarj tp't&ke special train again.,
TIac Hungarian Horror.
Instead of five or six hours which
it was caculated the flood would take
to spread through the town, scarcely
an hour and a half had passed before
Szegedin lay submerged up to its pres
ent level. Some hopes are entertain
ed that on account of the alarm which
for days before the calamity roused
the population to a sense of their, dan-,
ger and gave them opportunity to fly
for refuge, loss of life has not been
very great; but the victims must at
any rate be numbered b3T many hun
dreds, if not by thousands; nor is the
havoc yet complete. If the water re
mains a few days longer scarcely
seven hundred houses will ba left
The Emperor Francis Joseph will
forgo his visit to Pesth to receive con
gratulations on the occasion of his
silver wedding. He desires that the
money intended for festivities shall be
distributed among the sufferers by the
flood. The emperor and empress also
have given 40,000 florins from their
-The authorities in Szentes, 26,000
inhabitants, Vassahely, and Crongrad,
1G,000 inhabitants, which towns con
tain an aggregate population of 80,
000, have telegraphed to Pesfch foraid.
The d3'kes protecting them from water
are threatened. Sickness has broken
out among ihe refugees encamped on
the dykes at Szegedin. A correspond
ent a.t Szegedin says that a fearful
storm is raging and a vast lake around
the remains of the town is tossing
like the sea. The inhabitants who
hae not yet been taken away are
crowded in the citadel and upppr.
stories of a few houses and in railway
wagons. The river Maros is rising rapidly
and threatens New Szegedin. NTu-
ririiiin "iTilllftTna ,?ri'fHi5,tTinTTiif.TT &"'
crowded with refugees. Anarchy and
confusion reign in the surrounding
country because of an insufficient
number of troops. Several incendia
ries have been summarily executed.
On Friday night a northeasterly storm
drove the waves across the d3Tkcs pro
tecting Crongrad, and the town was
partially inundated. Szente3 is en
gaged in a similar struggle. The peor
ple may perhaps escape.
Death on the allows
John Q. Hinkham was hanged at
Concord for the murder of Mrs.
Marion Berry, near Durham, Jan. 9th,
William H. Devlin was hanged at
Lowell, Mass., on the 14th, fur the
murder of his wife and infant childj on
December 8th, 1877.
Henry Gravelin was hanged in.
Windsor, Yt., at 2:21 o'clock. His.
crime was the murder of Herbert O.
White, in October, 1S7G. He died
protesting his innocence.
Victor Munz was hanged at Pu
eblo, Col., for the murder of Louis
Rascouer in October, 1877. The mur
der wa3 committed to obtain Ras
couer's wife and property. The pris
oner declared his innocence on the
-Ah Ben expiated his guilt of the
murder of JolmMcDaniell, in Novem
ber last, at 1:30 jr. on the 14th, at
Marysville, California. A demand
made for the remains 1)3T a student of
one of the medical societies, will likely
be acquiesced in.
On Thursday afternoon the Supreme
court reach the Astoria causes, and on
the 14th we find proceedings as follows;
J. C. Trnllinger, respondent, vs. N".
Kofoed et al, appellants; appeal from
Clatsop county. Motion to dismiss
appeal denied. Opinion by Kelly, C. J.
Hiram Brown etal, respondents, vs.
Mary 0. Brown et al, appellants; ap
peal from Clatsop county. Motion to
dismiss appeal for alleged insufficient
service of notice of appeal on respond
ent, "SV. S. Ladd, overruled. Opinion
by Boise, J.
Peter Runey, respondent, vs Geo.
W. Rea, appellant; appeal from Clat
sop county. Motion to dismiss appeal
denied, and cause argued and sub
mitted. Jas. W. Welch et al, respondents,
vs. James Taylor, appellant; appeal
J from Clatsop county. Cause on trial.
G. W. H32TIYIE
Corner of Wacer an
Golden. City. ClieiM forte
COTTON SEINE flflVINE
AND NET LINES SOJD AT SAN
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HAVING JUST RECEIVED A new stock
consisting of a splendid assortment of
Dress Goods, Fancy Articles,
M FUMISM& G00
Hats, Caps, Boots and Shoes,
Queensware, Jewelry, Etc., Etc-.
We respectfully invite the public to call and
inspect the same.
Vfe have also receved a large stock of One
"Which we are offering at San Francisco
wholesale prices. Very repectfnlly.
A. VAN DUSEN & Co.,
Cor Cass & Jefferson sts., - Astoria. Ogx
VAN DUSEN & CO.,
HAVE A SPLENDID STOCK OF
Consisting of a great variety of goods for
both 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 SINGER and
Large stock constantly on hand.
CITT BOOK STORE,
MAIN ST.. ASTORIA.
CIIAS. STEVE5S & SOX
Invite the attention of purchasers to their
stock, just laid i?
The Finest Selection !
The Cheapest Prises!
The Greatest Worth!
LADIES' DIAKIES ASD PUKSEb
COMB AND BP.USH POCKETS:
LADIES' FASCYWSRD. JETC;
GOLD PEN'A'ND PENCILS; -PAINT
GOODS: T tv
EXCELSIOR DIARIES, BLANK
ROOKS, STATIONERY, E1C.
Sr All goods sold at lowest cash prices.
CIIAS. STEVENS & SON.
City Book Store to Main street, two doors
from the Pioneer Bestnurant. oppobite the
bakery of Mrs. C. Binder.
BANKING AND, INSURANCE.
BANKING AND INSURANCE.
- - - OREGON.
Exchange bought and sold on all parts of
the United States and Europe.
OFFICE IIoriJS-From S o'clock A. m.
until 4 o'clock r. m.
Hoib Mutual' Insurance Co.,
.T. I'. ITouohton- President
Ciias. 11. Story Secretary
HAMILTON KOYD. . fnr nrHrml
Gko. L. Stouy. j Agents for Oregon
Office Northeast corner of Stark and First
streets, Portland, Oukgon.
Net Cash received for Fire Prem
iums in 1S7T: :.S83T.rll 04
Assets, Jan. 1, 1S7S $37S,005 S
Losses nprtid S.n.ftis r,7
Dividends " l.n.7 00 5.0JK 37
Surplus for PnMWty Holders $572,470 47
Losses paid in Oregon in six years?it4,5l6 72
I. W. V SK. Atrent.
LIVERPOOL AND LONDON AND
NORTH BRITISH AND MERCAN
TILE OF LONDON AND
- EDINBURGH -
OLD CONNECTICUT OP HART
COMMERCIAL OF CALIFORNIA
FIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES.
Representing a capital of 07,000,000.
A. VAN DUSEX. Agent.
MATT IL SIBSOX, Agent,
ORGANIZED IX IS GO.
Total Losses Paid Since Organ i7n!Iou.
E. C. I IO LI) EX. Asent.
Notice to All Concerned.
Men and Boys Must be
As well as to have toys for Christmas.
Christmas is Over !
1 LOEB s Snrrenflerefl !
And now invite the attention of every
body to his
Full and Complete Stock;
Consisting in part of
A FULL pi nTUiun F01t men
LI X E OF U LU I n 1 11 U AND BOYS.
Gents Furnisliins; Goods;
Large Stock of Famiiy Groceries;
Canned Fruits, Etc.;
Tntclics, Jewelry, Marine and Opera
Besides a ehoiee lot ot
TOBACCO AMD CIGARS,
Wholesale and lletail. Call and sec.
MAIN ST.. - - - ASTORIA, OGN.
MAGNUS 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.
E. & LARSEN
lVliQlcsalc and Itcta.il Groer..
AND DEALER IX
AND PLATED WARE,:
Flour and Feed !
E5f it aip now prepared to furnish the.--choicest
and best 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
225"This is the host quality of vinegar that
is ntatlu : it is Aval ranted pure cider vinegar,
put up by an Oregon factor, and persons in
want of a good article, wholesale or retail,
aie invited to call on
E. S. LARSEN,
Cor, Squeniocqhe and Cass streets, Astoria. .
Is All Tills BI011 AM !"
I HAVE JUST RETURNED
PROM THE EAST AND WILL.
SELL MY. GOODS AS
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rh i ' ' rcTti J111 itfr
AS ANY HOUSE IN THE 0ITY
And am not going to say anything about it. .
A Square Deal Guaranteed'
At the corner of Mam and Squemoqhe sts., .
ASTORIA, - OREGON.
Main Street, Astoria. Oregon,
EESPECTFULLY CALL THE A.TTEN-.
tion of the public to thq fact that the
above Market will always btsjinnlied with a
FULL VARIETY BEST QUALITY
FRESH AND CURED MEATS!
Which will besold at lowest rnjos, wholoaala
aim runt u. apeciai aueniion gct"n 10 supjuj .
D. K. Warrrx. C. A. McGuir.K
Astoria Market !
Corner of Chenamus and Cassstreeta..
WAEREN & McGUIRB, Proprietor"
(Successors to Ilvbaun J: Warren.
Wholesale- and Ketail Dealers in all kind u
Fresh and Cured Meats!
A full line of Family Groceries,
CANNED FRUIT, VEGETABLES, ETC.
iHT Butter, Eggs, CJjoqse, etc. constantly
G&r Sbips supplied at the Jowest rates.
- J. STRAUSS;
Importer and "Wholesale Dealer in
I WINES AND LIQUOES,
A A A OLD VAXWY VHISKV
OLD KENTUCKY" BOURBON,.
HOLLAND G-IN AND RUM,
ANGELICA, TORT, SHERRY AND,
PORTER, ALE, AND ST. LOUIS;
These goods will only be sol at wholesale.
and at lowest figures. Come and saijiplf.
them before purclKusing elsewhere.
ASTORIA, - -. -. - OEEGOX.
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