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TVEDNESDAT. APRIL 20, 18S1
A Giant Monopoly.
Only a few months ago. Silver
ton, Marion county, was out of the
world upon its knees begging for
capitalists to come and build them
a railroad. -By perseverance the
railroad was speedily pushed on to
cbmpietion and Silverton made
happy. But u we may presume
to judge by the following para
graph from the Appeal, they begin
to regard it as a monopoly about
to grind them to impalpable fine
ness by its extortiens:
The traveler is charged seventy
five cents for riding on the nairow
gauge road from Silverton to
Woodburn, a distance of ten miles.
The company recently charged
$7 50 freight on three sewing
machines from Portland to this
place. These rates are largely in
excess of those charged by the
wide gauge, and eveiy able bodied
citizen along the lino ought to
kick against the extortion and
howl too, for that matter. AVe
hear of much complaint regarding
such outlandish charges, and the
company will lose by the opera
tion unless it comes down on its
Kick against the cxtoi tion and
howl too for what are railroads
built if not to be cussed?
A riienonienoii and a Tl'eory.
A correspondent of the London
Nature, writing- from Putney, says:
"Having occasion to go into my
garden about half-past ten o'clock
one night recently, 1 found there
was a tmcK wiuie log, inrougn
which, however, a star could be
seen here and there. 1 had an
ordinary bedroom candle-stick in
ray hand, with a candle lighted, in
order to find the object I wanted.
To my great surprise, 1 found that
the lighted candle projected a fan
tastic image of myself on the fog,
the shadow being about twelve
feet high, and of an oddly distorted
character, just as the Spectre of
the Brocked is said ro be. May
not the gigantic spirits of the
Ossianic heroes, whose form is com
posed of a mist, through which the
stars can be seen, be derived from
the fantastic images thrown upon
the mountain fogs fiom the camp
fires of the ancient Greek? In a
land where mists abound super
stitious people might very readily
come to consider a mocking cloud
spectre to be supernatural, though
it was really their own image
The work for the pioposed
tunnel from Dover to Calais have
made such satisfactory progress
that its promotes? Colonel I3eau
,rnrat, R. E. and Captain English,
R. E., are now able to employ
three shifts of men constantly
throughout the twenty-four hours,
and are sanguine of being able to
bore about thiity feet per day
when all the machinery is perfect
ed. At present two drills worked
by engines driven by compressed
air are at work, and about thirty
laborers are employed. The bore
is seven feet in diameter, and the
soil chalk. It is so firm that the
engineers are of the opinion that
no brick or cement work will be
required to shore it up.
This country produces 450,000
watches in a jTear, and evidently
does not mean to be knocked out
The estimated value of the pro
duet of raisins in California during
the coming season is 150,000 to
During the winter 334 cars of
beef cattle have been shipped from
Reno to California. Estimating
the cattle to be worth thirty-two
dollars and fifty cents per head,
the sales aggregate $277,000.
The Yanderbilt Insurance com
pany is about to be started in New
Fork, with a capital of five mil
lions of dollars, .fay Gould will
soon have to turn his attention to
running insurance companies, that
he may find employment for some
of his surplus capital.
A firm at Dundee, Scotland,
contemplate establishing at Min
neapolis in the early future a large
manufactory for the purpose of
supplying the American market
burlaps and expoit bags. The
firm has ample capital, and are
now engaged in the same business
in Scotland. This is one of the
many straws that show the strength
of the current of flouf and grain
The naughty Detroit Free Press
thinks Mr. Kirkwood doesn't know
whether the Poncas are an Indian
tribe or a minstrel troupe. They're
neither. They are land locators.
Senator David Davis in enthusi
astically mentioned by a Massa
chussets paper as being "as inde
pendent as a hog on ice." That
is to say, if he can't run he can
The Albany Argus says: "None
but girls in their teens wear very
short skirts." If you mean to say
that Emily Soldene and Pauline
Markham are in their teens, we
have our opinion of you.
Iii Astoria April 19th. to the wife of
W, 11. Uaikcr, n son. All well.
NEW TO-DAY. '
ITVU'XI). A lift h.i hcciiiund At Hadul
. let A: Co's station. Sunt! Island. Can be
obtained by prowug property ami uing
elureex. on application tv
Uiiei Astona. April l, ISsl.
LOST. April mill lost Iiythe breakers be
low the Republic, 150-iat horns of private
net, half is new. 4G meshes, the other half is
4"; Harbours No. 12; half of the 4"i is old
web. An information sent to A. Hooth &
Co' cannery will be suitably rewarded by
April l&tli, lSsl.
Fishermen's afld Workingmen's
maikts wise, - - proprietor.
hav1nc .il'st opened the above
named store. net door to the Astoria
Baker, nndhuMitg Just reeehed a first class
select fon of
CLOTHING, DKY GOODS, HOOTS,
SHOES, TRUCKS, VALISES,
Ladies and Gents Furnishing Goods
Ami all goods Kept in a well stocked Cloth
Following is a scale of some of mj prices :T
0 oralis ft mil.. facts to Si 00
Shaker Socks MO cts or G pair for 51 00
.Merino rndershtrts and Drawers SI 00
Ladles Iron Frame- Hose . 25 cts
Ladies Corsets from .76 oLs to ?1 00
1'lease look foi the sign ot the Fishermen's
and Workinguien's Store. Cheiiamus street,
net door to the Astoria H.ikcn
MARCl'S WIS!:, Proprietor
GERMANIA BEER HALL
BOTTLE BEER DEPOT
ChKNAiius Strbkt. Astoria.
TJtcB(t ofJjagerS Cts, a Glass
Orders for the
Celetateil ColuiMa Brewery
Left at this place will be promptly attend
CSSXo cheaj) San Francisco Beer sold at
WM. BOCK. Proprietor.
WAIt IS Ir.CIiAICEI WITHOUT
i jn And no terms of peace until
KTij .Si eerj man in Astoria lias a new
suit of clothes
MADK BY 3IEA.VY.
Itolcat the prices:
P.tats to order from - - SS 00
Pants, (JeuuineFiencliCassimerc - 12 CO
Suits from - -- -- -2500
The fiiH'St line of samples on the co;ist to
select from. P. J. MEANY,
Merchant Tailor. Parker House. Astona.
I'roposnlH for Transportation
OrricK or Chief QiiAitTEKMAbTKu'.s
lililT. OK TJ1K COI.Lair.IA.
Vaiieiiicr ISarnicks. W.T.. Annl C. 16S1
QEAI.El) PKOPOSA1-S. IN TKIPLICAT
O subieer to the usual conditions, will le re
encd at this oftlce, and at the otrtce of the
Chief Quartermaster, Military Division ot
the Pacific. Presidio of San Francisco. Cat,
until 12 o'clock noon, on Jlonday, AIa 5,
ISM, at which time and places they w III be
opened in the presence of bidders, for the
transportation of military supplies on the
following described routes in the Depart
ment of the Columbia, during the a ear com
mencing .lulj l. iSsl, and ending" June so,
Kourn No. l Walla Walla, W. T., to
1'ort Itpuai, I.T. Distiuice about ; miles.
JJoiTK No. 2. Spnigue, W. T., to Camp
Sokane, W. T. Distance about z miles.
IIoitk N. .!. Spnigue, W. T., to Fort
Cohille, W.T. Distance about 101 miles.
Koi-ik No. !. ltoseburg, Oregon, to Fort
Klamath, Oregon. Distance about 214 miles.
ltOLTENo..r For traiisportotlon of U.S.
Military Supplies between Astoria. Oregon,
and Fort Can by, W. T. Distance 14 mile..
Kol'tk No. c Retween Portland, Oregon,
and Vancouer, "W. T. Distance about 38
Proposals for transportation on any or all
of the routes aboc named will be received.
The Oovenimeni rejenes the right to reject
any or all proposals.
Ul.ink proposals, fonn of contract and
printed circulars, statingthe estimated quan
tities of .supplies to be transported, and giv
ing full information :ts lo the manner of bid
bing, conditions to be observed by bidders,
amount of bond to accompany each pro
posal, and terms of contract and payment,
w ill be furnished on application to ihis olhce
or to the olllee of the Chief Quartermaster,
Military Division of the Facltlc, PreMdlo of
San Francisco, California.
Env elopes containing proposals should be
marked : "Proposals for Transportation on
ltoute No. ," and addressed to the under-
Mgned. C. (J. SAWTELLE.
4td Chiet Quartennaster.
Proposals for Military Supplies.
HKADQCAUTEItS DE1T. OF COLOlllIA, ")
UITICK OF UIIIEF QUATEKSIASTE1L. V
received at thlsoniccorattheolnces of the
U. S. Quartermasters at the following-named
posts, until 12 o'clock noon, on Monday, May
;, jen, at hiiiui piuces ana nine mey will oe
opened m presence of bidders, for the fur
nishing and delivery of military .supplies
during the fiscal eur commencing July l.
18S1, and ending June 30, 188Z. as follows :
"Wood. Coal. Charcoal. Oats. Itarlev. Rnn
Hay and Straw , or llay In lieu of Straw, or
such of said Supplies as mav be required at
Portland, Oregon , Fort Canbv. w. T
Uoise Barracks I. T. Ft Walla Walla. W. T.
Ft Townsend, W. T. Vancouv 'r Depot , W. T.
Ft Cauir d' Alene.l. T. Fort Colv Hie, AV. T.
Camp Spokane, W.T. FtKliunath, Oregon.
Fort Lapvval, I. T.
Proposals for either class of the stores men
tioned, or for quantities less than the whole
required, will be received. The Govern
ment resorv es the right to reject any or all
proposals. A preference will be given to
articles of domestic production.
iiianK proposals ana printed circulars.
stating the kind and estimated quantities re
quired at each post, and giving full Instruc
tions as to the manner of bidding, conditions
to be'observ ed by bidders, amount of bond
to accompany each proposal, and terms of
contract and payment, will be furnished on
application to this office or the Quarter
master at the sev end posts named.
Envelopes containing proposals should bo
marked : "Proposals for at ,"
and addressed to the undersigned, or the re
spective Post Quartermasters.
tC. G. SA-VYTELLE,
4td Chief Quartermaster.
M 3" 'rf
BAXKISG AND INSURANCE.
Commercial Mod Assurance Co.
Fire and Marine Insurance.
JOHN RAH HAMILTON', Manager.
210 SoiLsomc St., Sun FraucJsco.
4. W. nUME. Agent, Astoria, Oregon.
PACIFIC COAST . MARINE 1JKANCH.
Commercial Union Assurance Co..
Capital, - - $12,500,000.
The undersigned are prepared lo
To coer shipments of SALMON" or other
Merchandise l SAIL or STKAMKK from
DOMESTIC OK FOREKiX POUTS.
Orders In MAIL or WIRE promptly at
tended to "
siijson. ciiriirii a. Co.,
Cor. Front and Ash Streets.
X. W. CASE,
ASTORIA, - - - OREGON
FROit S O'CLOCK A. 31. UNTIL 4
O'CLOCK P. M.
Home Mutual Insurance Co.,
J. F. flouoirrox ..rrcsideiit
Ciias. It. Stouv . Secretary
Geo. L. Stokv Agent forOjon
Capital paid up m U. S. gold
coin S 300 000 00
I. IV CASK. Agent,
Cheiuimus street. Astoria. Oregon.
LIVERPOOL AND LOHON AND
NORTH BRITISH AND MERCAN
TILE OF LONDON AND
OLD CONNECTICUT OF HART
COMMERCIAL OF CALIFORNIA
FIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES.
Representing a capital of SO7.OOO.00O.
A. VAN DUSEN. Agent.
HOTELS AND RESTAUR.TS.
A. J. MBGLEK. C. S. WIHOIIT
MEQLElt & WKIQIIT. Proprietors.
TnE PKOPKIKTOKS AKE HAPPY TO
announce that the above hotel has been
repainted and refurnished, adding greatly to
the comfort of itsguesUaiidisnovvthe best
hotel north of Sim Francisco.
C. W. KXOWI.K.S. A U 7.1 KIlF.lt.
PORTLAND. - - - - OUEOON
ZIEBER d, KNOWLES, Proprietors.
Free conch to and from the house.
ob-Tiib Daily Astohiax Is on file at the
Clarendon Hotel reading room.
Pioneer Restaurant Hotel.
MAIN STREET. - - - ASTORIA
Mrs. S. X". Arrlgoni. Proprietor
THE TRAVELING PL'IJI.IC WILL FIND
the Pioneer first class m all resects, and
a share of their patronage is resjectfully
SSrBoard and lodging by the day or week.
JOHN MATTHEWS, - - PROPRICTOlt,
Is now icadj to
Supply Fishermen with Lunch,
Put up ill buckets. Also keep on hand
PIGS PEET AND SHEEP TONGUE
Ready at all times, and all the delicacies
of the season.
OYSTEES IN EVERY STYLE.
A good square meal for 25 cents. Open
day and night.
The New York Oyster Saloon
"Will serve to their customers from this
ate as follows :
TEA, COFFEE, CHOCOLATE.
Knstcrn Oysters Always on Hand.
And will be kept as a first class Ouster Sa
loon, in first class st j le.
DANIEL GRANT. Manager.
Fair Wind Coffee Saloon
WATER. STREET, ASTORIA.
Nct door to Dr. Klnsev '.s.
Coffee, Tea and. Chocolate, -with
Cake, lO Cents.
Chops Cooked to Order.
Fine "Wines, Liquors and CIsars
Of the best brands.
Haing just opened the above establish
ment we cordially Invite our friends and the
public generally to giv e ns a trial.
&-U FOARD & EVANSON.
ROSCOE'S FIRST CLASS
MAIN STREET. ASTORLV.
TnE UNDERSIGNED IS PLEASED TO
announce to the
Ladies' and Gentlemen of this City
That lie Is now prepared to furnish for them.
In first class style, and ev ery stj le,
OYSTERS, HOT COFFEE. TEA, ETC.
Ladies' and Gent's Oyster Saloon,
Please give me a calL
P.OSCOE DIXON, Proprietor
The best quALrrr, will be sold
.by the hundred, or by tho box, printed or
plain, to salt customers, at
The Astoeuk ofica.
War! War!! War!!
Not a Bloody War, hut a Wzr In PriGBBl
The j&Fews Squashed. I
THE CHALLENGE SENT, AND I WILL BE THE FIRST TO ACCEPT.
ONE PEIOE STORE!
CORNER OPPOSITE THE POST OFFICE.
In eoiiseoueiiee of m successful opening
give inv colleaguesa cause for such, and the public .t benefit of Betl Koek Prn'f. Ke
member this is no catch penn adcrtisement. but mj farmer rep.itatiuii in Wonaastm
founder of a stnctlj one price store will back m csmtIioms. Annw; iv trek will nln
be fiHind a full line in the latest stjle
Dress Goods, Shawls, Sacjms. Notions. Ladies
Underwear. Boots and Shoes, Hats and Caps,.
Clothing, Gents Furnishing Goods.
IjooU at our pruts, as t'ie are no surprise to dealers in one jrtee stores.
GOOD SUITS OF CLOTHING FROM W
DIAGONAL SUITS OF CLOTHING FROM 12 ."Jl
EXTRA QUALITY FIVK SUITS. DIFFERENT STYLES, FROM ir
FINE LINE OF CASSIMERE PANTS FROM I i".
BOYS SUITS FROM r W
OVERALLS FROM W CENTS
.lUMl'KUS FROM JHi C'KNTS
WOOLEN SOCKS. 3 PAIR FOR 50 CENTS
COTTON SOCKS, EXTRA nEAVY. :; PA I IS FOR !.' CKNTS
And Woolen t"nilenear at equullj low prices, all uiarki d in plain Henri's.
PURE RUBBEP RUBBER-BOOTS.
At prices to dcf
I iu ite the publieto a fair inspection of my
ohc price swcm. iinxiuga reniciu oueriu
&. W. HtJXYIS
Wholesale and Retail Dealer
ETC., ETC., ETC.,
BLOCK TIN, PIG LEAD,
GUM BOOTS, RICE, ETC., ETC.,
IN QUANTITIES TO SUIT.
ASTORIA, - - ORKfSON.
IRISH FLAX THREADS
Salmon Net Twine.
Cotton Seine Twine,
Cork and Lead Lines,
Cotton Netting, all sizes.
Seines Hade to Order, -Flax
and Cotton Twine,
Fishing Tackle, etc.
III Market Street. Son Francisco
HENRY DOYLE & Co.. .Managers.
Ul 1 tl IlL
rcrwm ur narner s nea in
tffSz?iCxn only be inircliased in
lj 1 MRS. I
J(fK Masonic Ha
(lWr I ncrof Main i
vi I J A streets.
w e. u3Ena:3E3SwTl
W ASTORIA. OKEGO.N'.
DRUGS AND CHEMICALS,
Toilet and Fancy Articles,
PATENT MEDICINES, ETC.
Prescriptions carefully compounded at
ESIIomeopathlc Tinctures and Pellets,
and Iluinpbrey's Spcclflcs aLso kept.
County Treasurers Notice.
THERE IS MONEY IN THE CODNTY
Treasurj' to iay all County orders pre
sented prior to April 2Gtu, 1SS0. All such
orders will cease to draw interest from and
after this date. CHAS. HEILBORN'.
County Treasurer of Clatsop County.
Astoria, April U, 1651. d&w
a jei'oii 1ik- ariH.aii 1 1 shall strive to
AND BLANKET OVER-SHIRTS
Mock d jmee, aul pride m lf iimoh mi I
mm i niueistni i kimw i ciiihh ih utMirrsi.
California one Price sjon, opposite the TtHt-
a. v. AI.IK.N
(-I'lfMsilOKS TO K. K. ImMWHN'.)
Wintate ml retail ilcntenclH
Glass and Plated Ware,
THOriOAL AND DOMESTIC
FRUITS AND VEGETABLES.
fines, Lipors, TokcofCisarc
Tlie largest and moat contk'te sloek or
goods in their line to be Hmtul ih the city.
Corner of Cast am! Sqitemnnilie Streets,
CHWCHOHA RUBRA, AND CALIFORNIA
Tint ; u ic. i tj:st
OF THE A (IF.
See iir hK-al e4niHiK lr jKirlktilar. and
(Swci'xMir to Hiood S. Ue.)
CIVTSKANIl ... OKHCON.
Is now prcimred to rccei e onlers fic
Copper Handles, Mallets, Etc.
I hae Ieen eiiaped in in:iKiijr tloats. etc.
flirt lira tuit fi iMir2 iiii1 in wi-L- li- 1.
Aays fcucnsatl-faetion. I am prepared to
flit til iinlnrv irt?&iitt uml ilmrt tZk
at the lowest pnee:. alwajs iutderelhng
Onlerx left with
ur autiresNCd io me itmieiMneis. wm re
ccl e prompt attention. 15. V. 111.001).
Ghas. Stevens & Son,
CITY ROOK STORE.
In room lately occupied by
Largest ai Best Assortment
Of novelties In the stationary line usually
found In a Hrst-class book store, consisting of
BOOKS. FINE STATIONERY.
HOLD l'EN GOODS, ALBUMS.
All of which w ill be sold at prices which
' DEFY COMPETITION.
P. S. The latest Eastern and California
periodicals constantly on han'd.
CIIAS. STEVENS & SON.
BILL HEAD PAPER,
F EVERY GRADE AND COLOR, PRIN-
ca or plain, at lowest rates, at
The Abtobux oEca
M. D. KANT, MERCHANT
M. 0. RANT'S TAILORING-1 CLOTHING EMPORIUM
To exumln Uls prand selection of SPKI; and SCMMEII OOODS. All new, all stjlLsh,
th' finest and Ixst of qualiU.
vvwftjpcvjsfo sw3s. i:&.r7
A Vitiv Slock ol Foreign ami Domestic Cloths. Cassimcres anil
TccI.. A Full Line ol Tailor Trimmings, Etc.
The IJcsl Cnitcr ami Tailor iiill flak- np his C'oods with a
Tiill fiiv.iv.uit) as lo Til and Tinish.
1 Ia ing th mil) Rrst class select uns of all sorts of men's apparel, elc, I hope that the
monex heretofore -em out of town will le spent with.
Yours Truly, 31. . KAXT.
ft"The htwest market price- marktMl wt in plain figures.
two noons east or Occident,
nmmvs & upsiibr
PAINTS. OILS, ETC.
ACIINCY OF THE
Imperial Mills Flour and Feed.
Chenamus Street, Near Olney,
li pes and general
water fixtures con
stantly on hand.
Ttftii?iififr fit rnn
"TaI22: .. t " ""
ln..n. nn A'mf
Eighth hlrefct near O. R. & X". Co s wharf.
JAS. W. "WELCH, A?eut,
TAILOR AND CLOTHIER.
ts 1 .
Cannery Supplies of all Kinds.
A .rent for the celebrated
High 'Iosets. JiOiv Closet, and
I1SON PIPES AND FITTINGS OP
Brass Goods, Hose, Etc.,
Water Closets, Bath Tubs, Etc.
ALL WOPvK "WARRANTED
Tun cndkusigxcd offers for
s-ile on ii.iutl and to arm e direct from
English Lustre Black Varnish,
Turpentine Asphaltum Varnish,
IX I! ARRETS
Benzine Asphaltum Varnish.
No. 1 Turpentine, in Barrels,
Brown Japan, in Barrels,
No. 1 Coach, in Barrels,
White Damar, in Barrels,
Coach Varnishes, in Cases.
Silicic Aliuiiinate Paint,
FOR IROX axd avood work.
JAHES LAIDLAW & CO.,
1( X Front Street, .Portland.
Do you Imagine what is the Finest
and Best Enjoyment and Recreation?
OX COXCOJILY STREET,
Is better than all the cyninastlcal and sport
exercises in the country.
THE TEX PIX ALLEYS
Are in great vogue in Europe just now, and
why sltould Astoria stay behind, as
THE TEN PIN GAME
Is the Cheapest, Healthiest, and most enjoy
able amusement to be found.
THE VERY REST OF SAX FRAXCISCO
National Brewery Beer,
AXD FJT.EE X.U3TCH
"Will be sen ed, and the grand Concert Organ
plajmg sweet strains to cater to your ear.
Come, Trj It, and Enjoj' It.
"I AAH POUNDS RAGS'OF all kinds
yWv clean and dryat the Umbrella
shop, Main street, by