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Astoria. Oregon, "WednesUav Morning, May 11, 1881.
Conccrnr.r risnln? lio.tl.
Our Washington correspondent,
under date of the "J-lth, sends us
the following from the official rec
ords ot the treasury :
Trensutx DajMirtJnant. " , I
Soeond Ooiniitrollor a Office. .
Washington. D. O. April 23. Ism. J
Hon. II. r. French, Assistant Secretary of
Sir. : Replying to your verbal sug
gestions in connection with tlio in
closed telegram in regard to lights on
the boats used at the fisheries on the
Columbia river, I have the honor to
present the following points for your
The business in which these bouts
are engaged is local, and their purpose
is not voyaging up and down the
river, or across the river ; they arc not
journeying from place to place ; they
are not " navigating" the river m the
usual and ordinary sense of the word.
Hence they are not necessarily within
the letter of the act. They are not
within the spirit of the act because,
owing to the smallness of the boats,
no steamer or sailing vessel in dan
ger of being injured by collision with
them, ana because it wouiu ue uu
mental to the public interest to re
quire them to carry a light. The bus
iness does not require these boats to
be "anchored r moored in or near
the channel or fairway of the liver or
Section 4233 of the revised statute
mentions both vessels and boats sep
arately, recognizing a distinction be
tween them, and imposing different
and distinct obligations on each ; by
the ordinarv rules of constitution, the
words sailing vessels," in the same;
connection and in the following sec
tion, would not be hold to include
boats. Hence it is fair to conclude
that the penalty prescribed in the lat
ter section docs not apply to small,
open boats of the kind in question.
If, however, the failure of a boat of
this kind to carry a light should be
held to be a technical offense, within
the letter of the statute, I think the
nature of the business at the mouth
of the Columbia river is such as to
show that the faifure could not be con
sidered " wilful neirligence or fraud,"
and that, under section 5293 of the
revised statutes, the secretary of the
treasury can provide a simple and in
expensive mode of remitting the pen
alty, if any penalty exists. Very re
spectfully, W. W. UrroN.
In transmitting the above infor
mation to The Astoria x Cessoid
It think it safe for you to express
the opinion that the secretary of the
treasury will not permit any penalty
in if pnfnwfirl for not carrvinir lights
on these boats. How ho will avoid it
is not yet settled, and I am not
authorized to speak for him. But I
ropeat, I think you may consider it
certain that no penalty will bo per
mitted to be enforced.
Clvde 11. Cooke.
Clyde writes excellent letters
from Munich, to Uib mother in
Salem. We quote fiom one tear
ing date March 2d:
I hurdlv know what to write,
now I have begun, but think I will
tell vou first aV7ottt u picture that I
sawlto-night. The picture was a
l.n-.rr inirini viow. not the con
ventional murine, but a terrc-verte
colored sea half-way up the can
vas, the waves of which impressed
one as being as large as life, and
as wot and full of motion; they
were a wonderful color, and
splashed and tumbled all over the
canvas. At the edge of the water
the sky was a light silvery gray;
(the fashionable ky:j bomewnai
darker at the top. In the upper
right hand corner was a fishing
boat, so high that the vails were
cut off by the top of the picture.
It wsir froinir toward a little strip
of land, rolling and pitching, and
the water dripped oh the oars m
the most realistic way imaginable.
Tn thfi immediate foreground was
., o-n -itwl tho whole thinjr
seined as lanre as all outdoors
Tt had something of a Japan
ese effect, on account of the boat,
which was boldly put on at just
the right place. 1 want to see it
H-siinVit does one good to see
It is strange how people who
have received what is generally
known as a classical, or college, or
university education, look down
upon all who have not enjoyed
that blessed privilege, and yet the
so-called self-educated men show
a remarkable balance in their favor
when you come to sum up tnc
results of the respective activities
of the two classes. Here was
Schlieman for instance, who,
though purely j,elf-cducated, has
shown himself a better Greek and
Trojan than any of the classically
educated commentators of the
Iliad before him. Shakspeare, to
be sure, had, in his time, also sur
passed all writers on antiquity in
his knowledge of the Trojan war
riors and of the men of the first
and second Romish Triumvirate.
Aniin, here comes Edison, a pure
ly self-educated man of science.
How he was looked down upon
by the classically .nurtured men
of science! His quadrupling ot
the telegraph currents was
pronounced the dream of a
madman, his telephone a hum
bug, and his microphone a delus
. ' . ,- ,.Li. I A
j ton. Jjut ins cieciric iigni. "mug-
all his other
The Xew School Uoolf.
Me-r.Chas.SteeiHt bon Imvea full
-.11111)1 v of Ut boots latch adopted by
the state, and which must he introduced
m the public schN 1 or before Octo
ber W. Iksi. .
The following hooks an- offered at m-
troiluctor price-, or I'M-nange:
lontioths Elementary i teosrapnj.
SAX FUANCISCO CLOTHING STORE.
such work. Thursday, 1 went out
with Mr. Ilovuk, to a part of the
l.tl. 1 l.r1 ..,!- cAn lift- !
T" r. "' ',.t ;;: .
1U.I- ." ""-" . - i. ,- .. 1 o.
There were two on inventions uii nut u'j "s.m
humbug and a delusion, but as
superlatively a cheat and swindle.
I f the properly educated arclneolo
Moiitieths Comprehensive (Jeo.sniphy.
Brooks Primary. Llcmentary. Wnt
tnn nnil II irhpr Arithmetics.
The following will be sold at intro-
dticton rates, nut not encxrnnngr:
Watsons Chiltis .speller.
Watsons Youths .speller. .
Montieths Jay l.eons in Popular
West hikes Common bchool Literature.
Geo. Hill, proprietor ami manager,
Prod Here, stage manager. A. Ostramier.
leader of ore uotra. Geo. Lambert, leader
of brass hand. An entirely new first
part bv our male and female unnstreK
with Nickerson and Cook a the coin
medians. Gen- interlocutor. Finale,
-Our Circus." New olio, new act-,
songs, dances, etc. Do not fail to see
"The Three Hunter." and that other
funny act. "An Echo.' Miss Lou Cook
appears nightly in new songs and
dances. 3Ir. Jno. Cook and Mr. Charles
VioV,.inn nUn in the funniest of funny
fun- Mr. .Tames Moriee in new ocal
"ems, and Gere in DutchNms. Look
out for a new thing, entitled -Ten I'ins,
or Set 'Em Up on the Other Alley."
Mr. Hill is making acthe prepar
ations for more amusements with
which to please those of the public who
are fond of popular amusements. New
orchestral selections by our eflicient
orchestra, and new music by our excel
lent brass hand on the grand stand at
precisely 7 i M. Curtain ri-es at ex
actly S r.M. Entrance on Benton street ;
entrance to prhate boxes, on Chcnamus
I THE NEWS! I-
EL( 'OME TO ALL !
TflE FISHING SEASON HAS OPENED AND SO HAS THE POPULAR
TAT TCTTXiE, M. B.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
Office Over the White House Store.
Residence Next door to Sirs. Mnnson!
Iwardins house, Clicuatnus street, Astori
I Q. A. BOWLBY.
Chenarans Street. - ASTORIA. 0REGO
p W. FUI.TOX,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
ASTORIA - OREGON
Office over Page & Aliens store, Cass street
AUCTIONEER, COMMISSION AND IN
S CLOTHING STORE
A VAN DUSEN.
Chenamus Stn'et, near Occident Hotel.
Asent Wella, Fanjo & Co.
T P. MICKS.
I Opened the largest and best .
selected stock of :
o z. orj nie
o-ists of Europe held up SchlieraauV
discoveries of the ruins of Troy
and Mvcenn? as frauds, the very
thro lmrt streets and a canal
ftn tlm streets the houses were
mncilt. 11 n lmv that one could
touch the floor of the second story;
most of them built with a gallery
and. stairs on the outside. The
balustrades of the galleries vcre
turned and sawed, etc., and paint-, Mne jUcated gasologists of Atneri
ed green, or pink or ' ca and Europe had no words bit
walls usually white, and, with the tor enough to denounce the inven
red tiles and the brisht colored tions of Edison, which threatened
trimmings, they were fine bits f incalculable losses to their gas
color. There were shrines to com anies. B,lt the outcome of
Viro-tn and most wretched colored . ,. .
'V1U . . -i n ..-.!-. a annears to be that hdison is
prints on tn ouisiuc waiib, uhuui, . ;r ,
Iip mlleries. oriieihans a string of . once more triumphant. It is true
. - . i
Snow in Northern Iowa
A correspondent who has just
made a trip up through the north
ern part of the state says that for
sixty miles east of Sheldon there
is no difference in the appearance
of the country from that of mid
winter, lie passed fully thirty
miles of snow cuts, the walls of
which in many places were wa
above the tops of the cars. The
people of Sanborn, Hartley, Spen
cer, Emmetsburg, Algona, and
other towns east of Sheldon have
been without sugar, kerosene, and
in some places even without can
dles, for manv weeks. Until
within the past few days there had
not been a train through that strip
of country since the 1st of Janu
ary. They had just begun to get
sugar, etc., as he passed through.
In many places the people have
been compelled to burn lumber for
fuel. It is a heavy stock county,
clothes hung out to dry. AYc stood
on a bridge which crossed the
canal and 'looked down between
the houses. On either side of it
some nung over me .n.ui, ii"
there weuc little foot-bridges from
one house to another, and it was
all verv curious and jolly. We
made sketches which I will send
vou when 1 have time to finish
Mr. Hovuk told me that in sum-
..,:!, enn 1in Tvrrtlf5f I
coming down the river from the
mountains on rafts with their stun
ning costumes, and there would
be old women along the bank
praying for them, for which the
men would throw them wood from
the rafts to pay them. One oftn
sees the old women praying -forn
the shrine and telling then-
beads, and 3 was told that they
are paid for praying in the church
es for business men who had not
time to pray for themselves. What
a saving institution that would be
that the question about the eco
nomical features of the electric
light scheme have not yet been
satisfactorily ascertained; but we
know this much, that electricity,
if operated on Edison's plan, can
furnish us a light at night substan
tially as good as ordinary daylight;
and, furthermore, a light which
cannot change into fire. This is
one of its greatest recommendations.
Ever since Tennyson wrote the
pathetic story of Enoch Arden and
showed the world how some wan
derers mav be unable to return to
their homes, even when the want
to do so, dozens of husbands who
had not been heard from for years
have reappeared among the scenes
to which they long had been
strangers. Some returned with
LOST Mav -Mi No fathom of M mesh net,
Barbouri No. 'i. 11 ily and No. 3, 10 ply,
oM cork ami lernl Hue. no marks, at Hie
Great Republic. Finder will please nntii
S. I). ADAI R, ami recei e reward. 5-lw
L" OST Mav Tth, about flltv fathoms net
made of Bnrbours -40-11 llj. Corks and
leads marked J. O. II & Co. finder will ba
,ultabl rewarded by JIaSTU0RS CQ
Mu slh. Is8i.
LOST. Between ,Bir))oroin:li Hill and
Sand Kland on : he Alight of the 2tb.
100 fathom-, ofneW teU Barbour -j No. li
Corks branded It. . : tye Under will be suit
ably rewarded !.y-a. ,, Jo;iS80Jfi
dtw-lw nAcrtiiis I'aekitisj Company.
FOUXD-NearIlwaco. anoui i o iuuioiii
old cork Hub. No luark. Owner can
nllljr propenj aim uajHij;
At A- I. Co's Cannery.
Booms In Allen's building up stairs, cornr
of Cass and Sqemocqhe streets.
TK. 3f. D. JEXXIXGS.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
(iraduate University of Virginia, issa
Physician to Bay View hospital, Baltimore
Office In Tage & Allen's building, up
Gents Furnishing Goods,
BOOTS AND SHOES,
TRUNKS AND VALISES, HATS AND CAPS,
T A. JIcIXTOSH.
Occident Hotel Building,
ASTORIA - - - OREGON
AND THE BEST-
X. piece or new :
line, web 11 -ply.
erty and iay
May 2d. 1
e upuulie wreck a
ica Joad line, new cork
er csiii jinne pnni-
CARTER'S GAPE ANN
Q H. TtATS fc CO.,
Doors, "Windows, SlIadB, Traa
hoh, LiHHibr, Etc.
All kluds ot Oak Lumber, Glass, Boat Ma
steam nm near esion noiei. ucr. upi
evive and Astor streets.
UHIEXHAJtT JL HOHOEXE.
Occident Hotel Hair Dressing Saloon
ASTORIA - OUEGOX.
The King of Greece is in that
unpleasant and anomalous position
htlv aescnoea as ijewvuuii tu- uu . rm!,rL.hl v
, IraWUVd lllli ,,viv- . v....". .. -j
ine amuaa-s .
better heaits than they took away
with them, and some came back
with improved tempers, but in one
DISSOLUTION NOriCK. Notice Islieiv
bv given that the copartnership hereto
fore existing between .lonn l)ais:indChtts.
G. Koss, in the business or logging, is this
dav dissolved b mutual connt. Clia. ij.
Ito'ss continues the business, nod will pa nil
indebtedm-s of the late "":.
CI IAS. t:. 1).S
Knappa. Oregon. Maj 1. 1SI.
A CARD. Astoria. May .. 11. I desire
to give notlco to the fishermen mi the
Colummarhcr that the Argonaut." owned
bv .1. W. x V. Cook of Cliftou. respects no
rights that fishermen hac in common on
said rhcr: where the fishermen refuse to
work for the price that the Messrs. Cook m-I
on fislu Tleald loat has destroed for me
a part of three nets, and Ihe owner of it re
Iumk to make any restitution to me wliat
cver. although I hae repiested them to do
so lie sates outer nvus wi-h ".--
I.m.i intna lin PIIK nnrl ll.tmS- SlIIIOlV be-
eaiiM' I refused to furnish fish for him a't the
price he wished.
ANTOINi: X AHAMsAPI'WI.
Signature w itnessod. S1a.w 1 w
Arrr. have now piaci:i this first
Y class essel on the IktIIi for salmon
loading to lJerpool. For part iculars regard
ingrates of JgP
RUBBER BOOTS, ETC.,
WHICH WII.I. UK SOI.O AT SAX Fli.VSCISCO WHOLKiALE PRICES.
REMEMBER THIS IS NO HUMBUG.
1IAVIXCS MADE ARRANGEMENTS IN NEW YORK AND SAN FRAN
CISCO "FOR THE PURCHASE OF ALL 31Y GOODS, MY
FACILITIES FOR BUYING ARE SUCII
AS TO ENABLE LE TO
Undersell all Others. I Defy Competition.
Hot, Cold, Shower,
Steam and Salpbur
S5?-Special attention given to ladles' and
children's hair cutting.
Private Entrance for Ladies.
BOOT AXD SIIOK
Chkxamus Stuekt, opposite Adler's Book
.store, - Astoma, Oregon.
ey-rerfect fits guaranteed. All work
warranted. Give me u trial. All orders
W. U M'CAIIK,
J. A. BROWN
Facts and Figures !
BCOW.V fc McCABE,
STEVEDORES AND RIGGERS.
Astoria office At E. CHolden's Auction
store. Portland office 24 B street. 13-tf
AT MUSIC HALL,
and the deep sea
sadors of the powers have decided
that the terms of settlement of the
frontier dispute proposed by the
Porto is eminently fair and practi
cable, and the information is sup
plemented by :t protocol, in which
the alternative is presented of
flccentiiir it or incurring the dis
and fully two-thirds of the stock pcasurc jf not the actual hostility
perished during the winter.
Wnere Its Going.
Geo. A. King, who was one of
the first promoters of the Nevada"
and Oregon narrow gauge railroad
which is to connect Reno and Ore
gon, returned "Wednesday. Mr.
King is vice-president of the com
pany which has the construction
of the read in hand. He tells the
Virginia Chronicle that cverj--thing
is in readiness to rush the
work alone, and that nothing
hereafter will be allowed to inter
fere. This narrow gauge road will
connect with the Oregon and Cali
fornia railroad at Eugene city,
thus forming a direct line of com
munication with Portland, and af
fording increased facilities for
reaching Puget sound in Wash
The nreiudice in Enp-laud
against the importation of Ameri
can cattle, inspired by British
graziers, is dying out. The secre
tary of the British privy council
recently stated to the house of
commons that the great majority
of American cattle landed in
British ports are in excellent condition.
of the governments represented in
the conference. The kings sub
jpcts weary of these piping times
of peace will brook no interference
with their manifest desire to pluck
the feathers of attenuated Turkey,
and threaten levolt if the terms of
the porte and the conference are
accepted. Upon the heels of this
trouble there treads the intimation
that the cabinet shares the inclina
tion of the people, and the aspect
presents the monarch as an object
not undeserving ot sympatuy.
The Herald and Review says of
the Sacramento river that the run
of salmon is unprecedented, giv
ing employment to a large number
of fishermen and some dozen can
neries. The quality of the salmon
is very superior, "not a whit inferior
to those canned upon the Columbia
river.1 We can never admit the
statement as to quality, but give it
up with respect to quantity. The
open fact stares us in the face that
if things do not improve here
bankruptcy is inevitable to many
whose prospects were bright a
A fine lot of French candies just
! received at Adler's,
alike all of them were impecun
ious and quite ready to sink their
pride and live on the savings of
their wives second husbands. A
Pennsylvanian, however, has sud
denly wrought an improvement in
stories of this kind, for on return
ing to the bosom of his family
after an absence of fourteen years,
he brought with him quite a neat
little fortune. This is indeed a
nr nattern of a husband. If
there are any more of the same
kind floating about the country
and uncertain whether to return to
their old homes they can safely
throw doubt to the winds and re
appear. No oue will ask where
they have been or what they have
been doing if only they will come
back with plenty of money in their
Fire-brick and fire-clay in lota to
suit at if. C. Crosby's.
: GREAT SURPRISE AT TILE :
I San Francisco Store ! I
Notice to Consignees
PURCHASERS OK TIN 1'L.VTIS AND
consignees of merchandise hy tin ' C Ian 1
Grant," will please lane iioiict ih.u uu ves
sel commences dLscliarjduK at Hustlers old
dock, .Monday, suh insr. All niercluuidlv
infr mi tlu iliwlr nftcr o o'clock t. M. Of the
ilav of its discharge, will be at owners risk.
A'ER & CO..
Consignees of esscl.
BRITISH BARQUE CI AX ORANT.
Xcitlter the Captain nor the agents.
Messrs. Rodecrs. Mejer i Co.. will he res
lKmsible for anv debts contracted b the
crew of .said escl while at Astoria.
lw Master British baric Clan :raut.
HERE ARE VRIGES OF GOODS THAT WILL SURPRISE ALL.
jEJ. -3u.. 5TJXKT3!r-
NATLS, MIIX FEED AM) HAY
Cash paid for country produce. Small
profits on cash sales. Astoria, Oregon, cor
ner of Main and Squemocohe streets.
MENS AND BOYS
CASIMERE SUlTo FROM S 3 00
EXTRA BEST SUITS 12 00
FINE BLACK SUITS - - 00
DIAGONAL SUITS " 15 00
CASIMERE PANTS " - 2 5
P!VTR TVRKT PANTS" - 4 00
BOYS SUITS. ALL SORTS, FROM : G 00
TO 15 00
" 20 00
" 25 00
" 4 00
4 5 50
" 12 00
I. W. CASE,
IMPORTER AND WHOLESALE AND RE
TAIL DEALER IN
Corner Chenamus and Cass streets.
ASTORIA - - - OREGON.
BRITISH lSAltpn CI.VS ORANT.
Stephen masUfr. njfo" l.hcrpool.
Neither the Capmirf nor the nndersiinied
consignees of thaftof e named ecl will he.
responsible foru llfcbts which may 1k con-
3rtCd hy ,U7Wm-EB3. MO Kit &Co.
BRITISH BAlIQl! C MA1UON KINO. Cal
crt master, ftmlf.0.
Neither the Cia u vor the uuderaljnietl
consignees of Ihf a Mm name vessel will be
responsible Tor any eMts which may be con
tracted bv the crew
3t ' RflrDOKRS,MKYKR&Co.
ALL WOOL SOCKS
CHECKER SOCKS. SIX PAIR FOR
COTTON SOCKS, TIIRKK PAIR FOR
WHITE SHIRTS FROM
COLORED " "
BLUE NAVY -
FLANNEL UNDERSHIRTS AND DRAWERS FROM 1 25
COTTON FLANNEL SHIRTS AND DRAWERS 60
MARINO SHIRTS AND DRAWERS "'0
CO CTS. TO 81 00
. SI 50
. 1 00
. 2 00
Uso Nicholas Balm of Gilead
oil, for sore or chapped hands.
I co criam. at Itoscoea oyter and
refreshment saloon on Slain street.
Max. Wagner's San Francisco
National brewery beer can't be beat.
! Wilhelm. Boss saloon, opposite
the Clarendon hotel, Portland, Oregon.
See Max Wagners advertisement
of Bock beer, just received by steamer
Prices for cannery and fishermen's
supplies have been slaughtered at M.
For the Genuine J. H. Cutter
old Bourbon, and the best of wines,
liquors, and San Francisco beer call
at the Gem opposite the bell tower,
and see Gampbell.
City Auditors Notice.
NOTICE IS HEREBY OI YEN T1LVT the
City Assessment Roll of the city of As
toria, Oregon, as returned by the City Asses
sor for the ear lSSl.Ls now on file hi the
ofllce or the'Audltor and Clerk of ald city
whet? it will remain oiwn for inspection
until the l5Ui day or May. 1S31. All anplica
tions for corrections or ro lslons of the ame
mast be filed with said Auditor and Clerk
priorto said ,5th dayofM,
Auditor aud Clerk.
Astoria. May J, 1&I. td .d&w
Wm. Houseman ot Portland
BEGS LEAVE TO NOTIFY HIS friends
and customers that he has opened
A FISHERMAN'S CLOTHING
AND FURNISHING GOODS STORE
Next to G. V. Hume's grocery store.
F. nOUSEMAN. Agent
LONG OIL COATS FROM S3 5
Contractors and Builders,
CORNER ASTOR AND CASS STREETS.
Near Congregational Church.
And are now ready to receive orders for all
Contracts taken to build and repair
SniPS, HOUSES, BOATS, ETC.,
AT LOWEST RATES.
-Doors and Window Frames made to
Proposal for Building Wharf at
Ilwaco. W. T.
BIDS FOR EXTENDING THE WHARF
and roadway or the Ilwaco Aharf
company, at Ilwaco.AV.T., from the pres
ent wharf in a southeasterly direction, from
450 to G00 feet, will be receuedatthe ofllce
or the company uuui ua.ji. jiayjw,ii.
Bids should state the price per lineal foot for
the roadwav ; also for constructing the main
wharf and slip, in accordance with plans and
speclucatloas to be seen at the orjlce of J. II.
D. Gray. Astoria, Oregon, until Tuesday.
May 17. 16S1. after which time they will be In
the hands of the secretary of the company at
Ilwaco, W. T. The company reserve the
rightto reject any orallbTds. jjqq
President I. W. Co.
Ilwaco, W.T., May 9,161.
BOOTS AND SHOES.
MENS CALF BOOTS FROM ......
MENS KIP BOOTS -
ELASTIC GAITERS -BUCKLE
... S3 CO
. 2 75
... 1 75
- 2 25
... 1 25
P. T. PAKCLA V. T. H. HATCH.
HATCH & BARGLAY,
Nc. 20 California St, San Francisco, Cal.
I HAVE THIS SPRING STRAINED EVERY NERVE AND USED MY
ENTIRE ENERGY AND REST JUDGMENT IN PLACING IN OUR AS
TORIA HOUSE THE LARGEST AND MOST COMPLETE ASSORTMENT
OF THE ABOVE LINE OF GOODS.
CALL AND INSPECT FOR YOURSELF. YOU ARE WELCOME.
I AVTLL GLADLY SHOW MY GOODS, NO MATTER WHETHER YOU
BUY OR NOT. NEW GOODS BY EVERY STEAMER.
Saa Francisco Store. Squemocohe streets next door to Pag& Allen's stow, north of
Walla-walla Rtstaurant, Astoria Oregon.
C. H. STOCKTON,
PAPER HANGING AND WALL COLORING
GLAZING PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.
aa"Sbop next door to Astorianl Office, In