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About The Daily Astorian. (Astoria, Or.) 1876-1883 | View Entire Issue (April 10, 1879)
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have The Astokia? follow Utm. Daily
or Wrkkly CAiUioM Untwi jwnt-ttficc with
i (w'tUlional th-jw. AtUtrcm-e may Ik
znaHued ax often a desired. Is-ave ordor at
0- ctiutUva room.
Peach trees are iu blossom.
The.teainhii Idaho os to sea.
1 fC'iiemUcr 31 r&. Arrijjoiii's sale to
Green garden suss is abundant in
the market now.
Srhmeer's confectionery is under
Dement has an antidote for tlie
mjicII of fresh onions.
The sleamship Omron &ook first
.ahnon on licr lasi trip.
Tin Snake river mines are owned
hy San Kmncisro sharps.
Due to-day from San Francisco
Ueanishlp Geo. W. Elder.
The annual expenses of tlie Astoria
J re department arc now $l..7" ti.
3Ir. and Mrs. Stan lex. of J he Sea-side
house were in theeity fast evening.
The noise of the hammer and saw is
once more resounding on all sides.
Board of delegates meeting on ,SaJ
irrday evening. See call of the Presi
dent. The Canhy has returned to her field
f service at this port from Shoalw.itcr
The mail boat from Portland did
not arrive hist night until after six
Clatsop farmers are in the height
of busy scenes, attending lambSj.garden
Capfc. E. C 3Ierriman, superinten
dent ot the loth J Jght-house district, is
in the -city.
The schooner Iteporter. reported for
Astoria, may ciie in here, but her des
tination is Seattle.
Hang up the umbrella and put the
wet-weather clothing a wax. There is
no use for such tilings noxv.
rr. S. L. Lovell, of Jiix'erside. was
the happy lvcipi'Mit of a bouncing boy,
presented by his belter half, on tlie 4th.
The practice of ball playing, on the
streets of the eitx. should be stopped.
The plaza ib the place for sport ot that
Dr. Severn is confined to his room
from a painful attack of St. Anthony's
lire which has .spread oer a large por
tion of his face.
The scandal about Governor Thayer
ha- subsided somewhat. As it is only
baed on the word of 11. Wat kinds, ft
should nex-er have been mentioned.
To-morrow (Good Friday) the
services in Grace church will be 101! a.
m. and 7 r. i. Jn consequence of 'the
sacred character of the day it is hoped
that a full congregation will be present.
You are cordially invited to attead.
Captain James Troup made a
trip last week from Wallula to Lew
iston, with the steamer John Gales,
in a little oxcr 2T heurs: distance. .'M-t
miles; up in 14 hours and . minutes,
and down in 10 hours ami ISO minutes.
This is the best time ever made on that
....Xext Sunday (t lie 13th insL), be
ing Easter Sunday the services xvill be
asfolloxvs in Grace church. Early ser
vice 7 a. m. ilegular morning sen ice
11 o'clock, evening service J1., o'clock,
all are eoidially inx'itcd to attend. Sim
ilav xeni nr services are changed from
7 o'clock to k o'clock.
The war department has paid the
Oregon Steam Xavigathm Company
$120,0W durum: the past txvo years for
armv transportation on the Columbia
river. This xvas caused by the Indian
campaign: and xxhile it brought a neat
.uni to the company, it was not one
third as much as they would hax'e real
ized from other business had the out
break ne'er eccurred: so it is siated by
those who claim to know whereof they
F. S. Hates has recently established a
pony express route, from Wesport and
the " Clatskanie. into TehaJeni valley,
making trips from each plse into the
valley, xxvekly. Transportation of goods,
groceries and visitors, can be obtained
br-wftding notice, to 3lr. Bates through
either ot the above mentioned post
offices. 'Through by dax light."' is his
motto. Quick and sure dispatch guar
anteed at living rates. This is a move
in the right direction, for emigrants and
others xvishing to visit this locality, have
! much delayed for want of convey
The Lenten Umbrella.
If any coarse, unfeeling feller,
Asks the loan of your umbrella,
Tell him it's Lent
If anv tramp presumes to f oiler
And begs the loan of half a dollar,
Tell him it's Lent
Am! so tell all who come to borroxv
Some treasured article to-morrow
Tell Vm it's Lent.
Court I ro codling's.
tolice coritT ir. b. pahker, j.
Astowa, April 9, 1870
Dim Kelly, drunk and disorderly.!
forfeited three dollars.
Joint Doc. for using profane and
abii.ixc language, paid ten dollar and
Julius Ttichtcr. arraigned for permit
ting a breach ot the peace in a bar-room.
Taue continued until 2 o'clock r. m.,
Mary MrCarly xvas so fond nf jail
grub that do Ix-havert immoderately and
xas returned to her cell oon after her
The business of marine insurance
companies on both sides of tlie Atlan
tic is in a depressed condition, show
ing an excess of losses over gains, ex
plained by the marked depression of
the shipping interests, compelling
ninny owners to do a part of their own
underwriting uhilenn unusually large
amount of tonnage is left wholly un
covered. Tlie Dulles Mountr.ire ;r 5avs: The
many weeping xvillow trees xvhich or
nament tlie city are responding to the
tine weather of the past few days by
assuming a robe of rich green. The
effect of their beauty may almost be
read iu the face of the passer br, who
is reminded of the near approach of
summer months, hen the same beaut
will characterize all nature.
The proprietors of the Umatilla
house have determined to build :i new
hotel at The Dalles, in addition to the
one they noxv have. It will be 120
feet deep, 40 feet in .xvidth 50 feet
including the porch. When the hotel
is completed it will contain 125 bed
roomslarge, light and airy capable
of accommodating from 350 to 400
guests. This xvill no doubt be the
largest and handsomest hotel east of
The British iron shin Jessie
Osborne, xvhich ran ashore at Tennessee
Cove, four miles north of San Fran
cisco heads, September 15, 1S7S, h:is
been rebuilt. She xvas sold on the
ISth of September to Goodall, Perkins
& Co. for -$2,450- She xvas subse
quent floated off and repaired, and
rechristened the Mariposa. She xvas
built at Dumbarton, Scotland, in 1874,
and xvas formerly owned by W. & A.
Brown of Glasgow, and xvas rated can A
1 clipper ship, and valued at S3,000.
She is 221 feet in length, 34 in beam,
and measures 20i feet to the hold.
The Mariposa is noxv taking a cargo
of wheat for Liverpool.
The exodus of negroes from the
south is evidently becoming a serious
question. The movement is organized
and conducted under the guidance of
those xvhom negroes regard as their
superiors. Many have already set
tled in Kansas and are prospering
there. Reports of their success have
further demoralized the laborers m the
old states, xvho are badly used very
often, even the industrious are some
times ill paid, and are not prosperous
in any xvay, and are alarmed to find
that the party alxvays in sympathy
xvith their enemies is dominant in the
nation. This departure of labor, if it
assumes the proportions apprehended,
xvill greatly hurt the south in its in
dustrial interests, and the southern
people may have Decision to reflect
upon their own folly in their failure to
regard the great element of their pros
perity in any other than a strictly po
litical spirit. Plainly it is no ordimu-y
discontent that has caused throngs of
people to leave the scenes dear to them
from old associations, and seek nexv
homes in distant states. They havo
evidently grown xveary of xvaiting for
"the year of jubilee," for xxhich they
have prayed so fervently iu their little
rude churches in the woods. The
"good time coining" seems, alas, as
far off as ever. They xvanted to be
treated like white folks. Alas, for
their hopes! The west has no place
for them. White men, emiipped xvith
superior brains and energy, and ac
customed to the rigor of the northern
climate, have a hard time in making a
start in a nexv country like Kansas,
unless the' have a capital to begin
xvith. Probably most of the emigrants
will bitterly regret the hasty step they
j have taken. It may be, however,
tnat gooa win come out ot tne move
ment, if not to the poor xxanderers.
Planters xvho have lost hands that
were their sole dependence for making
a crop- -for there is no surplus labor
in the Mississippi, x'alley xvill realize
that it is for their interest to
make the blacks contented, and cre
ate a public sentiment that xvill de
mand better treatment of the bone
and sinexv of the south.
Boat sponges, xvholesaleand retail
at Dements drug store, Astoria. Five
J thousand just receixTed.
Wall-receivers, brackets, and a
splendid lot of picture-frames, at Ad
!ers; almost at your own price.
Troubles of ilie Northlands.
An In teres! inr Lei Icr from Major 31. P.
Kerry on the SIlHaflon In Alaska.
The folloxving is a letter from
Major Beny, xvho was collector of
customs for Alaska from 1S74: to
1S77, and returned to Sitka on the
last vovacre of the mail steamer
Sitka, March 0, 1S79. We arrived
here this morning and found at anchor
in the harbor H. B. M. ivar-steamer
Osprey, also the U. S. revenue cutter
Oliver Wolcott. From what I can
gather during the short time that I
have been here, I believe that the
precautionary measures adopted 1)3'
the citizens here of addressing the
British admiral stationed at Victoria,
British Columbia, a petition, and the
prompt manner, in xvhich it x-as an
swered in the shape of a powerful xres
sel, saved Sitka from a repetition of
an attempt at general slaughter, such
as x as precipitated on the Hussians
in xvhat xvas knoxvn as the Indian
church, the date of xvhich I have for
gotten. Tiie few Americans here fe. 1
very thankful for the prompt relief.
Nevertheless they wear sack-cloth
and ashes when they look across
the harbor and take in at a
glance the proud bearing of the
Osprey, xvith the banner of Eng
land floating in and fanned by the
breeze, and then at the nondescript
war vessel of the great Republic,
xvhich is elex-ated into supposed power
as an arm of the government by treas
ury leeches xvhich exen the unwashed
sixvashes of the const laugh and sneer
at a vessel representing the naval
power of the United States that is not
permitted to show or Uy the national
flag in gox'ernmeiit xx-aters only under
certain and- peculiar circumstances
which to-day, now, that it has arrived
here at Sitka, is begging coal that it
limy be able to runaway if necessary
for xx'hich blessing, doubtful as it is,
the people must thank God, or the
economical manner in xvhich the 690,
000 xvhich the vessel cost was expend
ed on her build. Truly "pre lix'e in a
great age it must be a great age
xvhen one hundred and fifty Indians
can tmiiv ami rule oxcr lour or nve
million of men, and the same number
of Indians in canoes can threaten and
will eventually take, all the naval
poxverthat can be spared from San
Francisco, that is not required to keep
the Barbary coasters from driv
ing the soldiers of Alcatraz Is
land into the bay. You must ex
cuse my growl at the naval and treas
ury oflicials, as 1 am using my pen as
a kind of safety 'alve, because this
day I have eaten humble pie for all
the citizens of my country this bright
and beautiful day, axvay here on the
North xx'est coast, in the far off Alaska,
have I seen xvith mine own eyes that
xvhich a few years ago, liadit exTcn been
insinuated that such a thing xvas pos
sible, xvould hax-e put the person's life
in peril this sight that 1 have seen
.and that I desire to impress upon 3Tou,'
is that of American citizens on their
own soil being protected by their
hereditary enemies English tars and
marines. Just think of it ! Think
xvhat criminal enormity and negligence
must rest somexvhere!
The xx'eather has been dry and clear
since January. Snoxv lies on the
ground yet that fell during that month.
About one hundred and fifty men start
up the Stickeen on the ice, bound for
the Cassier mines; during this xveek.
Snow is reported very deep a far jis
the great glacier, about sixty orsex'en
ty miles up the river. After that less
snoxv and moderate weather.
Just Arrived nt tke Great Kastern.
Sl'LTESt OI TIIE Bt'SI.VESS I.YAUGliB
ATi: BY MAY WAC2XEU.
Ioi:r talked of oran has
at Max 'Wasriicr's. It is
of the finest orchestral in-
brousrlit to Ore-
on. It -was imported from
Sicliwartzwnld, Germany, and is
one of the German orchestrans
for xvhich that place is so noted in
tlie manufacture. The instrument
is one of the barrel and pipe or
jun variety, and plays forty Ger
man, French, and American airs,
including operas, marches, hymns,
songs and most of the popular
music of the day. The tone of
the instrument, which stands ten
feet high and is five feet in width, is
rich and mellow, and the music is
very delightful. Max has shoxxed
himself to be very enterprising, and
intends that his saloon shall be
second to none in Astoria. It
shoxvs xvhat pluck and persever
ance xvill accomplish. Max has
made the Great Eastern a
Baby carriages of the best styles,
and at loxv prices, at Loeb's.
Warren & McGuire have the
early r'se potatoes for seed. Fanners,
please remember this.
AROUND THE CITY.
Fresh oysters in exery style at
Schmeers'. See advertisement.
Fresh fruits and vegetables at
Oysters serx'cd in ex-erv stxie at
the Walla Walla Bestaurant.
.New mx'oice ot those Medallion
Ranges at Magnus C. Crobys.
P. J. Goodman, on Main street, has
just received the latest and most fash
ionable style of gent and ladies boots,
Mr. J. Stexvart. stone and marble
cutter of Astoria xvill guarantee satis
faction to all orderingxxork of him, and
xvill do a better job for less money than
any outside workman. 1 lis xx-ork in the
cemetery here should besuflicientrecom
nieudation. Before x'ou let x-oiir con
tracts for xvork of this kind it 'would be
well to call upon Mr. Stexvart.
Getvour baskets filled for a little
money at Bailey's.
Fix-e thousand yards Embroideries
from :; cents upxvards. at Hamburger's.
Buy your domestic goods at Ilam-
bunier. You can do better than at an v
The proprietor of the Chicago
hoiise.xxiioin everybody knoxvs a.s a popu
lar caterer, has "fixed hi hotel up in
splended style. It is all nexxiy painted
and furnished, and is one of the most
attraetix-e places on Main street. Call
areund: every luxury of the season at
the Chicago lioue.
Parties in want of good O'dar
Shinnies xvill do xvell to applv to II. C.
Comegys. Kahuna, W. T.
The cheapest ever offered is Ham
Freh oysters in exery style and
at all hours at the Pioneer restaurant.
Txvelx-e yards Chinese Grass Cloth.
:w inches xvide, for one dollar at Ham
burger's. A nexv lot of full bound blank, and
receipt books, specially for use in can
neries, at the City Book store.
Miss M. J. Kki.i.i:y having made ar
rangements xvith Mis E. C. Benedict to
do euttinir and fitting in her shop, and
feeling fully competent to offer hcrclf
as a first-class trimmer, xvould be pleas
ed to haw the ladies of Astoria gix'e her
a call, as she xvill hold herelf responsi
able for all xvork done. Terms reason
able. Next door to Tin: Astokiax
Miss E. C. Bkxkdict wishes to
inform the Ladies, that she xvill still
continue instructing all those whoxvish
to learn Mrs. C. K. Uiifker's system of
Dress-cutting, having taken rooms with
Miss M. J. Kelley.
The Itcsl Family
Sexving machine is the Nexv Ameri
can, sold in Astoria by Chas. .Stox'cns &
Son at the City Book store. It is a light
running self-threading machine, in fact
it is the only sexvinu machine xvhich has
a self-threading shuttle and self-setting
needle. It newr breaks the thread:
nex-er skips stitches; is the lightest run
ning, and is in every respect the best
family sexving machine. Chas. Stevens
& Son, agents, Astoria, Oregon.
Lopgtxg flousE Persons requiring
furnished or unfurnished rooms can be
accommodated at reasonable rates at
Mrs. Munson's Chenamus st., Astoria.
C. H. Bain & Co. xvill, from this
date, discount ten per cent, for cash,
on former prices on sales of mould
ings, sash and doors.
Best Salem flour is sold in this
city at 5 50 per bai'rel by Warren &
See late specimens lightning pro
cess of photographs, at H. S. Shuster's
For good tobaecos, fine cigars, no
tions, candies, etc., go to Foster's
variety store, on the roadway, oppo
site the 0. S. N. Co.'s wharf.
A brother of Mrs. .1. F. Ferchon. of
this city, has opened a school on the
ClaLskahie. There are. txx'o hundred
b na fide settlers in that part of Colum
Books and stationery of
variety, the best, at Acllcr's.
Baby carriages from $7 00 up
wards at Adler's.
A magnificent stock of jexvelrv
The Bee-hix'e is a busy place,
Mrs. Steers lias just laid in a very
largo stock, consisting of millinery
goods, a large assortment of ready
made suits for ladies and children,
and an excellent line of underclothing,
for the ladies and children. Call at
the Bee-hive Store and inspect this
new stock. The loxv price of every
thing xvill astonish 'ou.
Single copies of the Weekly Astoria
neatly done up, xvith stamp to pre-pay
postage atlixed. for sale At thi office.
Send a copy to your friends in other part
of the xvorld. Priej, 10 cent a copy.
LOW FOR CASH.
1 Iiarse Steam Uoilcr;
4i by 10 feet.
One "Large Retort; Txvo Portable
Ferjsw: 1.000 Fire Krit-lc;
Kastern Oak IJoat I,uniber;
2.000 lbs. Xpw Cotton Slepe:
Two Iie lresse.
F5XB FARSI1XG iAXl for SAIjE
AT GOVERXXEXT FRICIIS.
Tlie homestead claim of Ilayden Oeaihart.
on Lewis and Clark's rixer. cohtainim;
CO Acres of xvhich is creek bottom In
one boil v balance good up land.
Inquire o. B. 1L SPEDDEX.
Hill's Sew Variety Tkatre,
NEW AND ELEGANT BOXES,
SITTING ROOMS, ETC.
The Decorations of the Nexv Theatre xxero
executed by Mr. F Holt.
NEW AND ELABOItATE SCENERY.
Painted by Mr. Win. Wrt. Aichiteet ami
Builder Mr. Kcmble.
On and after this date xxill be given a
First Class Entertainment,
Which for Uefinenicnt and Nox'elty cannot
be equalled on this coast. Our Per
formance Commences xxith our
First Part of Wale and Female
Singing, Dancing, Acrobatic Feats,
Negro Sketches. Trapeze Performers,
Pantomimists and Jugglers.
HOUSE CROWDED KICHTLY
To spp our Penned ami rneqirillert enter
tainment. NexvAets.Nexx Song's ami com
plete change of Programme txxicea xx'eek.
OHO. nilX. Proprietor.
Entrance to P,oes and Circle on Chena
mus Street. Performance to commeuca
at eight o'clock precise.
HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS.
II. P.. PAPvKEP. ----- Proprietor.
THIS HOTEL is the lnrgct. most comfort
able and best kept hotel in the city. Is
supplied with thehest of spnmr xxater, hot
and cold baths, barber shop, and a first-clasg
saloon with best of linuoir. and cigars, and
fine billiard table. Free coach to and from
the house : charges reasonable, SI (X) to S2 50
per day, according to room occupied.
COPNER C AND 1-TPST STREETS,
I. XORTOX. - - - - Proprietor.
(Formerly of the Portland Hotel.)
THIS HOUSE IS A FIRF-PROOF BRICK.
Just finished ami newly furnished, with
the best of sprint: beds.
Ttfiuis Per w eek From ." to ?r, for board
and lodging. Per day Si 00. Single meal
2T cents. Lodgimr itf to r0 cents.
C&""Frec coach to and from the House.
Private Boarding House.
MRS.Ql'lNN - - PROPRIETOR.
Will accommodate day boarders or accom
modate any x.ith board "and lodging.
lriees reasonable. In Tncalls' bulldlnjr.
Jefferson street, opposite Wells, Fargo & Co?
A. J. MEOLKR.
MEGLER & WRIGHT. Proprietors.
THE PROPRIETORS ARE HAPPY TO
announce that the above hotel has been
repainted and refurnished, adding greatly te
the comfort of its guests and is noxv the twt
hotel north of San Francieo.
D. L. TURPIN - rnor-itiETOE
Betxxeen Squcmncqlie and Jefferson.
Board and Indgincper week & oo
Board per da v 1 00
Single Meal . T 35
Tne table will be supplied at all times xxlth
the best the market annuls.
! THEO. BROEMSER, - - Pnoriniroit.
FreMj oysters, and other deli
cacies of the season, served m
Onnrefte tbe Telefrrnnb office. Snuemoobfc
! street. AMoi la. Oietron.
tfiTMEALS AT ALL IIOVRS-lpn.
Stone and Marble Cutter,
ASTORIA. ----- OREGOy.
All kinds of building x'ork. and monumew-,
tal xvork attended to promptly and to order.
MAGNUS C. CROSBY.
Stoves, Tinware, and
House Furnishing Coods..
Hardware, Brass Goods,
Lead and Iron Pipe, Pipe Fittings,
Engineers Supplies, Sheet Lead, Iron,
Coppc, Brass, and Zinc.
O. 3 SMITH,
(IX THE ASTOiMAJ ItUILlUNG)
TTAS .HISniKCF.IVF.1) A LOT OF 2CEW
goods, counting of
MEN'S AND BOYS
CALF AjYD KIP BOOTS
Buckle and Congress Gaiters
Women, Misses and Children's
Which xxill be .sold at the very loxvestpnces.
CLEANING and REPAIRING PROMPTLY
Benton street, opposite Pust-oflice. Astorlai.