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Astoria, Oregon, Wednesday Morning, February 2, 1881.
GENERAL EASTERN NEWS.
IlY MAIL AND TKI.KGKATH.
The Uerman-lcw lli .lsilalloii.
Hi:i:i.in, -Inn. Two scliool
touchers lmve been reprimanded
for a personal encounter with a
Jew. in Transcnr, and one fined for
taking part in an anti-Jewish agita
tion. .Missouri Appeal.
Jkitkkson- City, Jan. :2i). The
senate adopted a concurrent resolu
tion asking the congressmen of
Misonnto advocate the opening
of ( Iklahaina to settlement and to
tin west of St. I.oui- and San
lllrmpl slnm thM lrl,Mr '
Ni-w York, .Jan. :'.). The paper
iu which the Morey letter appeared
iilK its first page to-day with
documentary testimony intended
to .show that vice-president elect
Arthur was not born in Vermont
and is a native of Canada. The
evidence goes mainly to disprove
his ermont nativity. i
Mirccs-nil IVr;i cm 1'ishin .cl. j
vVamiintios, Jan. olat. The
I nitcd States fish commission re
cently, through Prof. Spencer F.
Baird. introduced among our east
ern fishermen the use of gill nets
for taking cod and other deep sea
fish. The Micros which has at
tended the introduction of these
liili nets in our shore cod fisheries
the present winter has been very
marked and has created wide
spread interest among those con
cerned in fisheries.
A Indict- Captured.
M. Louis, .Ian. JJi). (Jvrns
Smith, who bought government
revenue stamps and gave a bond
for payment in Chicago under pre
tense of starting a match factory
ami then sold the stamps for forty
thousand and fled, was captured
the other day in Kansas city. lie
is a farmer of southwest .Missouri
with a crooked history. He took
an overdose of poison in jail at
Carthage last night but was de
feated in his purpose to commit
GENERAL FOREIGN NEWS.
1ST MAM. AMI TKI.Ki!l:rH.
Liox. .Un. 211. Lord Krriiif-
ton, home ruler, hits secedfd from
Tailurc oltlic r..nl oT IiarilM icl
LftMxiN, Jan. !1. The earl of
Hnrdwick h jrfbnted a petition
in Wjuidutien: libilitie i'240,000.
Lonoox, .Jan. ol. The only
thinjr in the hill for protection of
life- and property in Ireland, just
published, is tin third s-ection, the
firt clause of whieh provides that
a hbt of persons imprisoned under
the act. with a statement of reas
oih ibr their arrest, shall be pres
ented to parliament monthly.
The Central hi.tel, near the steam
ship dock is now open for the recep
tion of fxnests. where the woll kimwn
caterer, Jlr. AutiMi Beloh will always
lue -found ready t watt mi his patrons.
He lias had the above named house
thoroiihly refittod by Messrs. Pike
and Stockton, our well known artists.
Cal! and see him. as lie has the finest
brands of liquors and cigars to he had
in the city.
All ye who want hay of the best
kind, Xo. 1, find it at Grays wharf.
Frank Fahnr has removed in
to Dr. Kiusey's buildinjj on Water
street. On the road to the steamer
dock from down town, before break
fast, it will now be handy to drop in
ami i;et a cup of coffee.
For a variety of valentines, coui-
ica1 aud sentiuieutai, call at Stevens it
An excellent variety of valentines,
entirely new, at Adlers book store.
For the best Beer in Astoria,
call for the Columbia Brewery Beer,
acknowledged to be superior to all
-Lawyers briefs printed in fine
style, at The Astoriax office.
PACIFIC COAST NEWS.
RT MUI. AND TKMSttKM'it
SfilurilajV Morit. TIjc WoiM l'.cr
Knnun in .Northern California.
Shasta. Jan. 29. The rain
storm which commenced here the
24th inst. 1ms contin.ued ever since
without cessation. Eight and
seven-tenth inches of rain have
fallen the past twenty-four hours.
Tltc rain-fall to date is sixty-six
and eight-tenth inches.
ii.wia, Jan. 30. The rain-fail
in four hours and thirty minutes
to-day at Shasta was ten and four
tenth inches. The waters poured
down in fleets, and flooded
several of our business liouses.
Such a rain has never been know
at Shasta before. During the
storm the streets of Shasta, were
running seas of water. Neatly all
the town were at the scene of the
breaks near the church. Consider
able dammre has been done
Nearly all the streams and creeks
leading to Shasta are so high that
it is almost impossible to cross
them. The Sacramento rirer is
higher than ever before, and still
rising. The telegraph wires are
down, and the storm still con
tinues. A Terrific CIoud-Brl.
During the storm to-day a cloud
burst occurred near the residence
of John Forster, tearing away a
large mountain side and carrying
large pine trees clear down the
mountain side into tin puouc
street. Another slide fell against
the back of the residence of K.
Valentine, and filled his house with
mud and sand. The rain-fall to
date at Shasta is eighty and five
tenths inches, and the rain still
Napa, Jan. 31. The stone
bridge over the Napa river fell
this morning; loss about $20,000.
The railroad bridge has. moved
fourteen inches down . stream.
The damage to streets and private
property from sediment and de
struction of fences will reach near-
iv $100,000. The damage to the
railroad and bed will reach nearly
Christmas Day in a Cabin in One of
the Back Counties of Missouri.
lnrtti tin e Yrk K)tre.
It ued to be the uyinsr in the
army: 'VIhmi a soldier is ridinr a
IiokS and the hos ply, tin4 soldier
Wlten my muU pltyedHtt after
all all-day's ride thixntgh a Mis
souri snow-storm 1 dropped off
into snow x fot deep and more
comitii?, and felt a bit discouraged.
It was in a back county, if there
are any bnck counties in that state,
and the settlers had located their
cabins just six miles apart to a rod.
When 1 set out to walk, and pull
the mule to boot, he looked upat
the sky, abound at the woods, and
keeled over in despair. I was
trudgiujr along in the mhiw over
my boot-tops, thiukinr how much
easier it was to drown than to
freeze to death, when the sound of
a fiddle reached me between the
suowflakes, and 1 discovered that I
had readied a six-mile cabin.
"Come in, old hoss!'' sang1 out a
voice as I fell against the floor.
When 1 opened it I was in a
room about sixteen feet square
the only one in the house. The
big fireplace gave light, aud the
furniture was home-made. A
gaunt, Jong-haired pioneer sat on
a shake-down bed, playing the
fiddh-; a gaunt, slim woman was
dancintr in the center of the floor,
aud several children were scattered
around as spectators.
"Keep it up,ole woman Muven
ing stranger; be through in a
mini:; find a cheer go in for all
jyer worth. Mary!" called the fid -
dler, as I shut the door behind me. '
As 1 walked to- the fire one of!
the children wheeled up a block of
wood, and the father remarked:
"Powerful storm outside, stran
ger keep tliem feet gwine, old
lady you children wipe off yonr
mouths and sing with me:
I wa forty wiles from Pike.
Ami the hhmI whs fail ot hw.
Ami tlie a iml ah yettiji" renly
Fur to hump ttAHf ihmIMow.
'Faster now change off kick
higher up with them lioofs
round "with ye hoe er down
ladies change that's, ail stranger,
I was made at home.
"Wall, now, but this seems to
be the hand if Providence," said
the old man as I drew up to the
table. "Here ye are, snowed, in.
and here we are chuck full of per
vishums and happiness, and to
morrow is Christmas. Stranger,
I'll show ye more high steps, more
hoots and veils, more music and
feastiu1, and daiicin. andgittiif up
sta'rs to-morrow than ve ever saw-
in all yer bom days! 01c woman,
if this hain't the Lord's iloiifsthen
I'm a petrified reptile, and never
"Den, yer right!" added the wife.
as she poured out another cup of
burnt-corn coffee. "We is a hos-
pit-able family. When vcv can't
whoop 'er up fur a stranger on
Thanksirivinc or Christmas or New
Year's nobody else need try.'
"Now, then, ye kin see that we
hain't bilin rich. Here's two btds,
and nine of us. Me and the old
woman take one, you take t'other,
and if the children can't keep
warm afore the lire I'll liven their
blood with a trad. Git risrht into
bed, stranger, and if the children
jrit to fighting in the nisrlit heave
yer boots at 'cm!'
If the children g.t into a row IjjStaiiding face to face with the cub,
didn't hear thm. It didn't seem j nt. hugged and she snueezed. It
as if I had siept an hour, when ; was nip auj tucj. 3j,e sighed
the pioneer shook me by the slioul- and COUghed, and he growled and
der and called eut: Lrr.Mii..f1- lmt- t h,t .o u-din...!
-Say, Granger, daylight -has ar -
rove, and Christmas -am here. Git
up and pi epur, to jine in the fes-
The snow was four feet deep and '
l 11 li
still coming, hut the prospect ae- ;nir match, in which the old woman
,. , , l.i iii-l"
ugmeu my uosi, who cracwefi ms
heels together and CXclimel:
, f: . . ,. . T, .,
"If this am t divine Providence
biled down, then I don't like coon
and corn. Vchi children, stop hat UsC, UK j ,1 ev0ning we hail
.pmnrlling! Thomas Jefferswi,!,, tiMnCts played old siwlge and
IhI VfMt Torget to say yer prayers.
If you did, I'll wolloj) ye like
We had cam meat, coi'ii dixlgers,
apple suuee and cofiee for break
fast. Seats were found for the
pioneer and myself, and the moth-
er and children stood up. There
was a long and embarrassing pause
.ftor e were nil muly, and finally
,h man h1:
Stranger, 1 was givin ye :i,
chance to throw yerself on a bless -
in , but ye flu in t tumble. Uld
woman, reel off sunthin1 purty."
She closed her eyes and uttered
the following as if she had repent
ed it a thousand times: "Xow 1
'lav tne down to sleep, aud bless
this meat, and bread, and sass. j
We are thankful for what we've
got, and not jealous of our betters.
3 ' .
Keep us in jood health, make
, w , .
coons plenty, and cause us to es-
cape the itch and measles. Amen!"
When the table had been cleared
away the pioneer and wik held a
consultation in a corner, and when
it ended the man approached and
asked: 4,Siranger, are ye willin
to help us make this a whoopin
'Good! As a family we are 09
per cent on a rough and tumble.
I'm about twice yer size and heft,
and it wouldn't be a fa'r show, but
the old woman is a pretty eveir
match, and she's just achiu' to lay
ve on ver back!"
"J3ut I never . wrestled with a
woman in my life."
"Well, it's a good time to begin.
She's wiry and quick, and she'll
lay ye if she can. Stand right up,
stranger, aud do yer level best, to
I obliged. TIk; situation was
new and novel, and in twenty sec
onds I was thrown over one of the
shake-downs with a crash tliat
jarred the house. The woman
cracked her heels together and
crowed lustily. the children
laughed and the pioneer helped
me up with the explanatien:
"Stranger she's practiced this
fur ten years, and she'll lay down
any man in this country 'cept me.
1 knowed ho."" it would be, but am
much obleeircd for vour great
kindness. The hull fam'Iy will
now swarm for their paternal dad."
I retreated to a corner, and the
old, woman and her six children
made a rush for the father. They
were seven to one. They attacked
him on all sides with great vigor,
and were picked up and Hung ten
feet witliQut being a bit discour
aged. They finally got him foul
and brought him down, and as he
lay on his back he ebserved:
"Children you may feel proud
over this. It shows that you are
healthy and full o' pluck, and that j
the itch has no bizness in a family
We had hickory nuts, popcorn,
cider and apple for lunch, and at
dinner we had bear meat, pumpkin
pie, roast woodchuck, apple butter
and gingerbread. After the meal
a half-tame benr, about a year old,
was brought in, the floor cleared,
and a grand hugging, match took
nlucc. The old woman led off.
in token that his ril)S VOiM stand
IIO ,nore. Then the two big U-ys
" : . . ".. .. -...iwvi,
taokled him. but bruin laid them !
both out. j
,-,or tilf. lC...r ,vn Unimn.i
j,eat tj,e oroWtL Then followed a
I rro-er-lifw.t in whieh ovorv .n.
j target-snoot. Hi niucli eer f-ne.
m.at me Then the bear and the '
j ,log. ha( honU , tK. ,j WJS'
.i... .1- i.t ..;.. ..1 . ..... .
i......n. .n.l Wiun. . u f.- !:vi
readv for bed tlie oht woman read
seven or eiirht lines from a bat-
tered bible, and the man knelt '
down in all seriousness and nraved:
utl:. .-.. a... 1 i. ...,'
J pjos, :UK w.
1 111s vik u.iv 11.1s tirnweti in a
to tle rave. A stntnser cum
aloii"- and we took him in. We've
relu the fat ,.t ,l,e land, had;TheNew York Oyster Saloon ! r'S'
,)Usti- ,,,. time, and e,peet ro. K, m ,., ,1.irHl1,.rs.fn .JK'UV, """
sleep like a load of brick. Keep Mt" ' : " 7
1 us frou, gIOwin pien mean, con-
Unite our whoopin' gcxal health,
ami resarve plenty tt room 111
heaven lor us all. That's about
all. unless ye want to put it into
the mind of the stranger to offer
me up his watch even up lor my
j old mule. Amen!''
,. I1.,I!n',; .V,A,:,r,trS'.
(ufi. I111I. iirnpi'ictiir. rreilliere. man-
ajrer. Tlieentertahinient will conclude
with -Dr. KfiwIer"orMeniiriMii."'anil
j tu. -nt.w weildinj: imrty" by icker-on
S;;lliei X J
iar nr.st jnirr. .McKerMin :111a t;tiey a
fllaA fltltl- llUIII !lirit llltllpliAlltt f
I &tlllls III! ll H. U Jllll If IIP1 Jll
j Morrison in new ImlaiN. Mnriee in vi-
cal tMiis. .Mr. KK-haril Gruee with hr
drum solo. .Malev with his rhsiiunion
jir. lien with his Ceruiau ewentrieities.
and a very pathetic lialnd by a verv jki
thetie individual, whose name pathetic
aly is Xiekersoii. Nine jki iIe on the
first part, and an exhibition equal to
any on the coast. Ir. Hill invite
criticism. Come and see for otirself.
Xpw orchestral selections and new
music on the tirand stand under
the leadership of Mr. (leorsc Lambert
at ; i. m. The eutertaimiicnt will
Warn at 7 ?) p. m. J-'ntnmce on Ik-nton
street. Private boxes on Chenamus.
Sliinnm? Receiut Hooks for sale
at Ons oriice.
BANKING AND INSURANCE.
I, W CASE,
ASTORIA, ... OREGON
FROM S O'CLOCK A. 11. UNTIL 4
O'CLOCK P. M.
Hue Mutual Insurance Co.,
I. K. HorCHTftN
Cn s. It. stok
gko. i. stokv
.At;elit lor O-won
CaHuI 'mM up in l. S.
S ftjO 000 IK)
1 W. CASK. Ajrent,
Chenitniits street. Astoria. Oregon.
LIVERPOOL AND LOMr-ON AND
NORTH BRITISH AND MERCAN
TILE OF LONDON AND
OLD CONNECTICUT OF HART
COMMERCIAL OF CALIFORNIA
FIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES.
Representing a capital of MJ7.000.OO0.
A. VAX DUSEN. Agent.
HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS.
A.. I. MRCLKK. C. S. WUIOIIT
MEGLEK AVKHJHT. Proprietors.
riiHK ritoruiETOKS auk happy to
X. announce that the above hotel has been
reiMiHtedand rrfunuihed. adding preatly to
the comfort of itpietand imiuw the best
IhKcI H4rth of Sim Francisco.
V. V. K.N OW !.K. A I- ZI KBKK.
PORTLAND. ---. 0HE0N
ZIEBER & KN0WLES, Proprietors.
Free couch to and from the Jioum.
eiTTiiK Daily Astokian U on file at the
Clarendon Hotel reading room.
Pioneer Restaurant Hotel.
.MAIN STREET. - ASTORIA
3Iix. !. X. Arrlzoni. Proiirietor
mil E TRAVELING PUBLIC WUA. FIND
Jl Ha Pioneer hrst cUiss m all resnects.and
j a share of their patronage K respectfully
j -Pml and hino theday orueeK.
. Post-Office Restaurant.
I MAIN STRUCT.
.IO.SKPI! .MATTIIKWS. PROPK.
t iiuiim i.i.i i' i uii i i iiii iu-'j.u n.i.i
i -- kept hi the KHrom-an plan. Freh o -
ter-. in cur sie Mam Mreet. iH-tween
'vtir.? ic t incrii ;
! riB-HHimis and snHMHiiie
r-. r-..,- -., . n
DrQrnF,vN F RQT PI A99
()ytei' &llo()ll. CXV
.MAIN STRUCT. AsTORlA.
' rami: 1 mi:ksh;ni:i is plkaskh to'iioi. oti. siu.Mcr.
Ladies' and Gentlemen of this City
1 That he is mm rc)Ktreil t funtih for tlH-m, !
in nrsl efce. -t le. ami ever l U-.
' " ' '
HOT COFFKK. TEA. CTC.
Laaies ana uenis8uyster saioon,
, , ... .
Plea-e sive me a call.
' ROsCOE iixtN. Pnjirie
J TA. COFFEE. CHOCOLATE.
Kantem Oysters. A I way.- on Haml.IOll tie i:mdwav.opiH)Mte the Oregon Rail
Alhl will lH-ket a-a first cki- flvsterSa
Iihu. lit tirM clav. stjjc.
HAM EI. GRANT. Manager.
l K. .1 rKI.Vs .1. .. 3lOXTiaMKKV.
STOVE AND TIN STORE
Sole Agents for the
Magee Standard Ranges. Etc.
ASTORIA. - OREGON.
3T.iILS.3Xir.r4 FEKI A3il HAY.
Cash paid for i-otuitry prtHluct. Smali
pnitits on casii salev. Astoria. Oregon, cor
ner or Main and Sqin-iiiocuht .streeu.
AVAK IS DKCIiAItED WITHOUT
Ami no tenns ot peace until e cry man in
Astoria hits a new siiii of clothes
IHk at the prices :
Pants to onier from - - $8 CO
Pants. Genuine French Cas-imere - l 50
Suits from - -- -- -25 00
Tlie nmt line of sauiples on the coast to
select from. 1. .1. MEAN Y, "
Merchant Tailor. ParXer IbHLse, Astona.
I Q. A. BOWLBY.
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Chcnnmiis Street. - ASTORIA. OREGOH
ri IV. Fl'l.TO.Y.
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
ASTOKIA - - - OREGON"
Office ocr Page & Allen's More. Cuss stretft
T W. KOlilt.
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
ASTOKIA ... - OREGON
OfKce o it AVarreii & Eaton's AUrw Mac
ket. opiMtsitc the Occident Hotel.
t 'hcnamits Street, near Occident Hotel,
A?ent Wells. Fargo & Co.
m. I. ISAKKlt. 31. I.
Offh-k--Next UiHir t ('apt. Kser resi
dence. .'n.vs Street.
(kfh-k Horio FruiH l a.m. to it a.m
and from 2 i ji. to -1 i. m.
Tjl P. HICKS.
ASTOKIA, - OKEGON.
1'ooims in Allen's Iniiliiinj; up .stairs, corner
of Cscsauil Sieinoeqhe streets.
TK. 31. I. JKXMX.S.
PHYSICIAN AND SUKGKON.
Graduate Univetity of Virsinia. 1863.
i'hjsician to Bay View hospital, Baltimore
Okkick In Pase & Allen'-, building, up
T.VY TUTTLK. 31. I.
PIIYSICIxVN AND SURGEON.
Office Over the White Hnu.se Store.
llKMiiEM'K Next door to Mrs. Munson'a
boHrdiu Iiuiim. Cheiiamas street. Astoria,
f f. OlllllAKI).
Occident Hot-l Buildup,
ASTORIA - - - OREGOH"
nxiy tt cu..
Door.. Win flows. Blinds. Tra
sonis. Iiiiruber. Ktf.
All kiiuN of Oak Lumber. Glass. IUnit Ma
Sfojun Al ill iiiii''.WIiiii luitwl f.ir Han.
evlve and Astor -.treeu
Q (i. IXG'AM.S.
j A WrtSntn" r.r
(-X jSk Z XI5 3R,
ork. in his line and fur-
iii-li the slass. Small Jols done to order
! ('aN street, next doorto the comer of .leffer-
i son ireei. Astoria, uressou.
. cTtVFnnRFi a vn pippfpq
oicvcuunco JMtu hlObtno
Portlaml ami Astoria, Oregon.
i 'CferbyponaL-iionto Rogen.MeyersJcCo,
Allen Jc Lewi.. CorbittJtMacIeay.
' W31 n"'sa"HA"T
, Occident Hotel Hair Dressing Saloon
; ASTORIA - ORKGON.
t Mcam and mi In hiu-
JSSieciaI attention yiven to ladies' aud
hildrenS hair citttmir.
iTivate Entrance for Ladies.
1 HOOT AXI SHOE
I JIAK LL.
PiivVVI-v STI'PIT nniiii.il.. AUUi-'. Iwj-
tore. - ASTOKIA. OKKOOX.
First Class Saloon.
way and Na Ration CoN wharf.
New Bagatelle Table,
The Chinese mast 5:0.)
The choicest braniL of foreign and domestic
1VI.VES. M O.U01tS AXD CIGAX8.
BBUe.Ht C'hicaso Ueer.'Su
J. T. B0RCHERS,
CONC03ILY STREET. ASTOKIA,
Manufacturer and Packer of
CAVIAR SMOKED SALMON.
Cash paid for fresh
BLACK STUKGEON SPAWN.
Smoked Sturgeon, and smoked Salmon pat
up in tins to ship to any part of the uonii.
Also, trout hait (salmon ejrgs) put up in cat
ami warniuted to keep any length of time
DejMit at IJosers Central Market, corner ot
Cavsand Chcnamas streets, Aotoria.
T. F. CULLEN and C E. BARNES,
VIOLIN, PIANO, GUITAR, COR
NET AND BANJO,
Would like a few pupils on either of the
Terms Ehdit lesrons for five dollars.
I5grOrders left at Stevens & Sons boot
store,wiII be promptly attended to-