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THt KSOAY . JAKTJAltY 25, l-8
Astori land grant declnrod for
fented; hut it '.voultl appear that!
the iaieresu at stake causp the!
parties of tle opposition tnobt in-
tr.iTofl !r. rolin lc-oral talctlt of 3 '
F0RIMSLTC1U5 OF THE ASTORIA L:. .. ,.. .
1.ASD GRANT. a..w.. - r- ,
above la clever, it i
&&' V t
Jfow Jul t Do It .
(HUGCUSSOB TO TAGK & ALLEN.)
Wholesale ami retail dealer in
. W W aBBiBB mm m b aaat 3EaaH ssssass: ssa ts .-e---- -
Iaf DickWsotever satire "Bleak
iltjwe," 6 Bvn tiic workings of
the cwcttmlocwtion oRice, an insti
tutkm -which was the embodiment
of inertia. 1h our present con
graaa the action of the senate
judiciary committee would fur
nish swJKoieitt material for kndred
comment. On Uie first page tiiis
inori uur we irivu the reuort. It
xd? through fertile fields of
dicf ;. and forais a fitting preface
to t foHewittg: billl "providing
for ::i- forfeiture of railroad
pn'i.- .;i certain capes:"
ii.at .nail cases where grants
of Hstiu- by congress have been
ma 1-.' t aid in internal inijjrovc
io i, am3 said lands have not
c .j patented by the United
ttt: to the grantee where the
pn -icd wa a corporation, orj
d leered Ha
biy creditable. u t$ author. It; truUQriOSf
evinces a -"skillful knowledge of;
law and English that will justify j
uh r tike lasds were granted to
th vaia. nn2 saki lauds have not
bet i diapoaed of by the state, and
vai enwts have become subjeet
t ; share, or resumption by the
Ul vt-u Stages for any cause what--nt
), u ehall be the duty of the
all :in r-fpeneral to cause suit or
tt; i be brought in the name of
tlw I t.ited States in the proper
com i having jurisdiction, to oh
lair ju.ljraie?it declaring forfeiture
or r jht of redemption by the
Ci u i Scat(s of such lands as the
cw- i;tT be: which buit or suits
shi.il be subject to trial or hearing
ilk-- tber suite, with right to writ
f t or or appeal by either party,
as :n other cases. This section
shaft not be construed so as to
pcvwt the executive authority of
the Untted States from taking
pog-eoaioa wad disposing of any
seoh lauds without judicial pro
ceedings m any case in which it
comld lawfully do so if this act
bad not been jmssod.
Socriox 2. That the provisions
of the first tectiou of this act shall
not apply to the case of any rail
way (except "s Mentioned in see
the frainer in doinatiditig a hand- j
some fee from the corporation!
benefited therebv. It 1ms always!
been the argument of Henry Vil
lard that he is the residuary leg
atee of the corporation to whom
the Astoria land grant was origi
nally given, and that he has right
to administer upon the estates
There is no doubt that the corpor
ation of which Mr. Villard is the
controlling spirit is the "lawful
successor" to the corporation in
question, though that fact does
not involve the possession of un
earned privileges, or powers ham-
rnrnH hv I Slrition. but ill tllC
bill that is hie printed are cun
ninlv sandwiched four words
which confirm all assumption of
ownership in, grants, Japsed or
The bill may be concisely de
fined as "a bill to swindle the U.
S. government out" of $500,000,
000 worth of public land" To us
of Astoria the taunting question
"What are you going to do about
it?"' remains unanswered. "We
do not at present know. We had
some loe from congress, which
was, it appears, unfounded. Tni:
Astouian is the only paper in
Oregon that has persistently
agitated the matter of the Astoria
land grant, thereby incurring the
displeasure of those who by
Glass and Plated Ware,
TKOl'lCAL AND DOMESTIC
FRUITS AND VEGETABLES.
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NEW YORK AGENCY t
iSO Pear Street
Corner Marlse-i and Maiai Streets.
33 Hier Street. -
4 BlsiwpsgaU Sfc WiiMs
Wilson & Fisher,
Iron. Steel. Coal, Anchors, Chains,
TAR, PITCH, OAKUM,
WROUGHT AND CUT GALVAN17.KO
Nulls. Copper Nails and Rurrs,
Shelf Hardware, Paints and Oils
Rubber and Hemp Packing of all Kinds.
FI.OUR ANI 31 U.K. FKKI.
Ageuts for Salem Flouring Mill's.
Corner Clteuauius and llaiuiltoii Mrtft
r.trprcceding the passage of
J. H. D. GKAT.
Who'.fxJe and retail dealer in.
ALL KINDS OF FEED,
General storace and Wharface on ivaMin-
able tenua. Foot of Benton street. Atori:i
instinct ami interest are opposed fay QaS StfaW, WOOd, EtC
to such agitation. 1 iiat maKes no
difference. Whether now or next
vear, or tlie year-aftcv that, our
view? on this subject will ulti
mately prevail. Temporary suc
cess can not perpetuate injustice.
"Vtn Cod i God and right is rijxht;
And right tlmday must wjn.
To doubt would be disleyalty:
To falter would be sin."
II UWs mcI iti which, within
" ' 3
Jn a;, s::.v t-nostantiai nroffressj
i.i imildity the same has been e- i
ojmpi.-r.ea in goo iaun, hhu . u -.v,u.,for1. v". T.. .lanuarv 24th,
Viator and Mr, .hilia L. Car-
Proposals iTor Improvij:;; .tnlor
shall be coutitiued in the mann-r js. by Itev. Wmilfhl fcx-otu I). I).,
' .fhnr rmntiiiMt! nr iji rhih. ' Howard V
U . Un lirt day of December, ; !
1,KV., tiere .baii have been made j
)-tantial progress in the j
b i ng thoreof. and winch pro
r wC be continued in gcxxi
ft. ::, ..s hereinafter mentiond.
lr. l.resjoinr jxvisions of this
avNt .. '. iimitiug-the application of
a ion 1 of Urn; act, slmll cease,
j: ioi tm ne, and be of no effect in
tf o.ie of wwy railway affected
thj eh .-. th httikling of which shall
j, t !..- in cood faith contiutifd
at.- itc first day of December,
!'.!. to the number of mile in
. v.r required by the act or
ct- vrnutuie tuch lands, or act or
a - .uu:n5atory thereof, and in the j
t:i:iii.M ?o required until such ran
v sJiail Iwwntirely oompleteVl.
n r:x 3. That notliiug in this
t. t s'.:t 1 he coistrucd to be a per
il v munco or vaiver of anv other
tivi; inv corporation or in respect
k t -ueh grant by the actor
u - i.iutittfr lands to or in aid of
:, r .ot.rtidatory thereof. In every
h'im : v l;cl any corporation, or
ii siiM.ji successor, being lawlully
. '.itl.i so to do, shall not do the
st mentioned in section 2 of this
't, n hail be the imperative duty
o; t:n atxorney-geueral of the
I'mTod Sfiatee to proceed against
it a p'-orkiei in section 1 of this
Sealed proposals will le leceived at
tlu' office f the Auditor and Clerk of
the citvot Astoria, until Monday, Feb.
5th,l8S3. at t! o'clock v. m., for the im
provement of .Wor street in McClurc's
Astoria, fiom tie we.t side of Lnfa-ette
street to the eat end of Astor street in
the manner provided by ordinance No.
4K7. Dids imi-t state the price for im
proving in front of each lot separately.
Kaehbidimi-taMbe aeeoinjmnied by
n guarantee signed by two lc&ponfiblc
tajKijers. to the effect that if the con
tract b"e awarded to sivh bidder, that he
will, within -18 honro after notice of
Mich award, enter into contract therefor
with good and sufiieient sureties ror inc
faithfal performance of the work. The
right to l eject any and all bid is hereby
reserved. L IV. CASE.
CouuniUce on Streets and Public
Astoria, Oregon, January 2."th. 18S.1.
iii n or requirement imposed j j ;
Money to Loan.
TJ EitKAITnit VH WILL HAVE MONEY
X tu loan on iiiiprocilfarm uropertv.
l:v.-lin uozomn & JOILNS.
IT IS A FACT
Jeff's VARIETY CHOP HOUSE, on
Concomly Street is the Best in
llc has Alwaj s on Haud FKIII
SIioaI AVater Bar and East
" JEFF" IS THE BOSS CATERER.
Hc linn been Proprietor of the 'Aurora
Hole!" la Knapplon hcvcn year.
FlaveS's Wharf asid-'llirarelaouse.
We have our Brokers and Agents in Boston, Portland, Mo.. Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec, Winnepcg, in the Dominion of Canada. Pittsburg,
Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington, Atlanta, Savannah. Cincinatti, Charleston, Mobile. New Orleans, St. Lorns, Kansas City, St Paul, Minne
apolis, Milwaukee, Detroit, Memphis, St. Joseph, Leavenworth. Helena, Butte. Denver, Pueblo, Santa Fe, Albuquerque, Fort Worth, Dallas,
Galveston, etc., etc. ANDABROAD:
In Paris, Havre, Antwerp, Hamburg. Frankfort of M., Bremen and in all the commercial centers of the United Kingdom.
IN CHINA AND INDIA AND JAPAN Hongkong, Canton, Amoy, Yokohama. Singapore, Manila, Madras. Bombay, Calcutta, etc.
IN AUSTRALASIA Sydney, Melbourne, Newcastle. Victoria, Brisbane, Christchurch, Auckland, Adelaide, and the Fiji Islands.
IN MEXICO, CENTRAL AMERICA, AND THE WEST COAST OF SOUTH AMERICA.
These, combined with a large and efficient force of traveling salesmen, in the United Stales and Canada, give us peculiar facili
ties for the distribution of goods entrusted to our care.
Our London office, under the charge of Mr. Eugene E. Jones, (who has long been identified with the Home office, aud is thoroughly familiar
with the Salmon trade).
Male a Specialty of prtmptly and eeonomhalfy Seifllog mil adjusting ntt efalms foe Swells,
C.&IT2TED G002DS DEPaaTMESTT:--IFsmits and Vegetables.
Eairle Packing Co San Francisco
Santa Clara Packing Co Oakland
San Lorenzo Packing Co San Lorenzo
Cutting Packing Co. (Standards) San Francisco
King, Morse & Co San Francisco
PACIFIC COAST AGENTS.
which is co:irosEi of
A. Lnsk & Co '. San Francisco
J. Lusk Canning Co Oakland
Cutting Packing Co (Standards) San Francisco
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.
Fine Hotel Business For Sale.
A 111 ELOHDN ACTOfXTOK KCMOVAL
from Aslna. will sell hi rij:lit anil iii
t'nM. hiCfMitraUIou, Astoria, Or.. together
willi nil ncvessan Feniiturc, lleildiiifr, Ho
tl and liar riliui's, Ac, at a bargain, for
t$li Here is a chanc to stoji into :i good
and vrr!l established bu.Ines at onee. Call
on A. IJIEI.OH. CtMitRd Hotel.
If car O. It . fw X. Co. te;imer Dock.
TO TRADE WITH ME !
Seaside Batery & Confectionery.
Because my Goods are the Best,
and Always Fresh.
Cakes Candles etc., furnished for Weddine
parties, on short notice, and guaranteed to
give perfect satisfaction.
Cake ornamenting a specialty.
Opposite O. IV. HnmeV.
Golden Gate Packing Co San Jose
Dominick, Sheffield & Knight Santa Barbara
J. I"). Dawson Packing Co . ." San. Jose
Riverside Frnit Co ,. Riverside
Tr..o ixt-.-r, nn - : .' Fresno
Los Gates Packing Co -. ' Los Gates
J. Lusk Canning Co . Oakland
California Packing Co" ... '. ' -' San Jose
Sierra Madrc Packing Co :...,..".. Riverside
Capitol Packing Co ....'...- : Sacramento
Live Oak Packing Co .- - San J6se
Tres Pinos Packing Co ' Eureka
Chico Packing Co ' Ghlco
Redwood Packing Co -'- Lo3 Gates
King. Morse & Co
Banner Packing Co :
Schammcl, Reynolds & Co
Code, Elfelt & Co
. San Francisco
. San Francisco
., San Francisco
, San Francisco
SYMPTOMS OF A
V K S3 &&
A can-fal reftdimc of this pre- t a fcs y
1 m Mf.g. lj- mwv IJ I UL. i-'ll T
... K.in okAvv fWi- n far frm a.grg.'SyflKggTi
jfTor ling redraws or providing re
i f tor settlen, this delightful
1 fMuncnt io speciously wordinl
ti.a; it conedttttf vl NEW
i;i!AXr TO TliE RAILROAD
)il PA N11CS OF NEAR LY
K HUNDRED MILLION
v ,:.. MORS OF THE VUV-
i ' ', MlMXTN Tlr npriiioinim I iR: of havinf-negrlected soncdutr,
, iHiMM.v limt ptruiciouj yonriaess. D?ZjneES,rintterirt!.;
. t4cniy one ot justice, is '
nn!i a covert cloaking or the is-j
U' xnd n oonlirmation of added
:r;viWs. Tlie bosh that we re-1
prmt on tke outside page is just
v . touch cutrte fish ink, darkening'
the clear waters of" reason and ,
tlmduip th enrronis of debate.
We Had ot expected much
ig&ta tfois coigrcss; our state dele
"&dot have done and are doing
aflpossible to further the efforts of
our Astoria chamber of commerce
And Tee Astoeiax to .have tha
louo of Appetite, So-wels costive,
?cia in the Head, Tvith. a dull ech
ss.Uon in ths back part, Pain tinder
the Shoulder ulade, fullness after
eating, witn a disinclination to ex.
c5ixm cf body or raind, Irritability
of temper, Low spirits, "with e feel-
tlis Iiioj. Dots before the Gve "bel
low 3kin, Headaclie eenerajl"' ovor
the npht eye, Sestlessneiss. -.v.t t i
fal dreams, nigbly coloied "Lri.e,
TtPTT'S PIXiIiS arc csjicelaSIy
ntlnpttrt to sucli cases, one tosc .i
Icctrt .ucli u cJiRtiRe or feeling as to
a&toniklL tlio enrercr.
Tht-y Incrcaoo tlo Appetlte.tad ctitFc
theboJytoTalio onKJcsli, thuslVr -t
in Is nourished, nnd bv tbeir 2'o iz
liUvr Stools oro rrodtJfeU. lnfi!2-.wj.tri.
:t5 rtrrny St.. IV. 'i .
Most Complete Stock in Astoria
Novelties of all Kinds
Fruits Both Foreign aud DoracHtic
Wines and Liquors
Of Superior Brand.
FOSTER'S CORNER, 0 II &3 DOCK
Win. Flume . . . .' Astoria, Columbia River
Win. Hume Eagle Cliff,
Fishermen's Packing Co
"White Star Packing Co. (formerly C. Timmins & Co)
Columbia Canning Co. (formerly Thistle Brand)
James " illiams & Co
Union Packing Go . .
Seaside Packing Co . " .
Pacific Union Packing Co ' -
Samuel Elmore -.'.-. .,
Pillar Rock Packing Co r. . . : r. ... . .?. . .
And the control for 1883 of Joe Hume's Photo Brand of Co
lumbia River Salmou '-
English & Co Lower Cannery, British Columbia.
English & Co Hpper " u
British Columbia Packing Co
British American Packing Co
Capitol Packing Co I Sacramento River
Phoenix Packing Co " :
Suisun Packing Co
Conrtland Packing Co '
Jones & Anderson -
TVachusetts Packing Co .-. . .... .,
Notice To The Public.
1UAVE TniS DAY PURCILVSED THE
Interest of J..1. Stokes. Jr., in the firm of
Foard & Stokes. The business will be con
ducted under the same Ann name as at
present. F. It. STOKES.
Aitoria. Jan. i7tn,iS95. uiu
BIDS WILL BE RECEIVED BY THE
uudersiKnedtill the 27th inst., for haul
inc for the Columbia Cannlntj Company for
the next season. TI10S. DEALES-,
Astoria. Jan. 22. lSSS. Secretary,
GniT llAHi oTTunsnrs clianr to a GLObFir
llLkaz by a nr lo application 1 1 11 CrE. 15
1raprsatm"'inJc!:or. Actslrt-i t'neous.
.y. S-U by nrurrelsta, or scat by ciprei: oa
receipt of... &1.00.
OFFICE, 5 SITJKBAir ST., K. Y.
THE IlEGULAlt ANNUAL MEETING OF
the rropressive Land and Bulldinc As
sociation of Astoria will be held in Libertj
Hall on the second Saturday in February at
7 P. M. Vf. L. 3ICEWAN.
d td secretary.
Astoria. Oregon, Jan. 20. 1SS3.
THE SCHOOL TAXES FOR SCHOOL
District No. 9 arc now duo and navable
at my office. In The Fisherman's racking
Company's building. These taxes become
delinquent tuiny cays irum uaie.
fjpr Jtsmi, Vtm, h ma,
ISSUE LETTERS OF CREDIT, MAKE ADVANCES on Consignments in Produce and MERCHANDISE, directed to New York and
other Atlantic Markets, to England and Continental Ports; also, to ports in China, Australia and South America.
loo. KTDEZXT YORK,
PURCHASE and SHIP STAPLE MERCHANDISE to California and the above named leading markets, and MAKE ADVANCES on
Consignments thereto; Charter Ships, Engage Freights for all Ports, free of commission to the Shipper; Effect Insurance in the leading
office? on the best terms, and do a General Mercantile and Exchange Business.
Receive consignments of California Produce, and make a specialty 01 aniorma uamicu uuuu, i.u oi.w.i,
house makes liberal advances. Special attention given to adjusting claims in blown and pierced tins.
At Havel's Wharf and Warehouse, under the Management of Mr. Samuel Elmore. Supply Canneries at the lowest Market Price with all
articles of Merchandise. Receive Storage, make Advances on Merchandise and do a
a-3SS3ST3E3Xl..A.Xji MIESIEtOasraPIXjIES STJSIKTESS.
Files of all the leading Commercial papers of the World will be kept for the accommodation of our friends and constituents, and full market
reports freely furnished on application. . , , -'
A weekly letter oh th Salmon market from our Sam Franeisco, Nw York, Chicago amd Eonioa houses will be at the disposal of our frieude. ,
Consignments solicited on which the San Francisco