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Astoria, Oregon,. Tuesday Morning, October 2, 1883.
MANY YEARS AGO.
In December, 18G4, ji very swift
and lisjht blockade runner was
captured off Wilmington, N. C. It
had been built for the purpose of
running drugs and medicines into
the Confederacy, and had made a
great many successful trips, when,
by a concatenation of circum
stances and accidents, one foggy
morning in December, she found
hersolf a long way outside of her
intended course, and within 300
yards of two United States cruis
ers, who immediately captured her
without a struggle or any injury
to the beautiful przie. One of the
officers who was present at her
capture told me that he had never
seen in any shape such a combina
tion of grace and swiftness. She
was condemned and sold in New
York on or about the 10th day of
February, 1SG5. Four men be
came her owners, three of whom
are dead and one is living. They
had her machinery very carefully
overhauled, everything put in
thoroughly good condition, and
selected a captain, who was known I
to them all, not only as a thorough
seaman, but as a man who could
and would keep a still tongue.
He was directed to coal up, pro
ceed to Halifax and there await
orders. "When he received a dis
patch, he said it meant he was to
start to Liverpool and go as fast
as steam and wind could take him,
and it was estimated that he would
maKc the run in about three and-a
quarter da's. He was given
sealed orders and told that he
would be instructed by telegraph
when to open them. He sailed
for -Halifax February IS, 1SG5.
The Confederacy was then in its
death throes. Hood's army had
been driven oiit of Tennesee, with
great loss of life. Its destitution
was fearful. Men were starving
and dying for want of food and
clothing. Generals of brigades
were half-clad and wearing shoes
and boots taken from dead Union
solders feet. How they lived
through it all is only known to
them and God. It was a time
that men who have lived through
it can never forget. Their com
rades' faces were gaunt and hag
gard with privation, and men had
in their eyes the look of those
whom hunger had almost made
mad. The few horses left were
like skeletons. Yet how these
men fought, Franklin and Duck
river will bear witness. There
was no word of surrender amid all
this starvation and death. They
preferred to fight, for in the tents
of their enemies they found food
and clothing, warmth and the
breath of life; and they attacked
whenever they could with the
courage of trained soldiers and the
fearlessness of madmen. Never
was there seen such magnificent
contempt for death. Lee's army
was in almost a destitute condi
tion, and any da- might be its
last. Time went on, February
passed away, and then March, and
the waiting captain got no word.
He kept his fires banked and his
men on board. April came and at
4:30 o'clock on tho tenth day cap
tain Blatch received a telegram
contairang these words. "Go and
exccuteie orders given j-ou in
writing, sealed. Open them one
day before 3our arrival in Liver
pool." At 7 o'clock i. n. he left
the harbor of Halifax, and in three
days and ten hours he landed at
Liverpool. "When he arrived in
sight of Fastnct light, which is the
first light seen on the Irish coast,
ho opened his orders. They di
rected him to deliver to the ad
dresses on each two packets of pa
pers, and then to report to a well
known firm of ship brokers for
further orders. Meantime, to talk
with nobotty. He obeyed them
stricUy. The end of the Confed
eral had come, and two great
London and Liverpool houses sold
short 30,000,000 of Confederate
bonds. At that time there was in
Liverpool, Manchester and Lon
don 9,000 bales of cotton belong
ing to the Confederate govern
ment. Ten days thereafter the
mail steamer brought the news of
the final collapse of the Confeder
ate government, the surrender of
Lee's army and the flight of Jeffer
son Davis and his cabinet. Con
fedciatc bonds fell from forty
cents on $.1 to nothing. The
American Minister, Charles Fran
cis Adams, immediately directed
the American Consuls at Liver
pool, Manchester and London' to
seize all the cotton belonging to
the Confederate government in
those cities. But, when the order
was attempted to be executed, not
a bale could be found. Three
million six hundred thousand dol
lars' worth of cotton had disap
peared in a single night, and from
that da' until this it lists never
been heard of. Four persons,who
owned a very swift ship which
sailed from Halifax on the evening
of April 10, 1SG5, could tell where
it went if they were alive and dis
posed to but they are sill dead
but one. He is an old man, who
is very rich, and lives in a great
northern city; and among the four
men were two northern men of
nsitional reputation lovvealth and
devotion to the Union, and two
southern men, one holding a very
high cenfidential position sit the
Confederate capital, and the .other
a leading European agent of the
Tho Same Tune.
The snub that Astoria got at the
time of the driving of the last
spike was not a special feature.
The following is from the Jfi.tttou'
lion, and shows how matters
were mansiged in Montana.
"In our journeyings sibout the
territory everywhere the same
topic of conversation has come to
the front the driving of the last
spike. It is over, a lid Montana in
general, and picked Montanians in
particular, acknowledge a very
generous and undeserved snub
bing : the hands ol Mr. Yillard,
the Great Mogul of the X. P. rail
road. At Helena carrisiges were
in Availing to receive Mr. Y's
guests and convey them sibout the
city with the expectation that an
hour's stay at the fair grounds
would give them an simple idea of
Montana's capabilities, agricultur
ally and minerally. A band, we
understand, wsis sent to receive
them; but Mr. Villard moved a
portion of his guests along, and
only allowed the others a few
moments away from the depot.
One prominent gentleman went
down with a carriage to take
General Grant about the city, but
upon asking permission to go, the
American ex-president was in
formed that he could have only
half an hour, tli3 general was back
in tune, though the cars did not
move for nearly an hour afterward.
Again at the spike driving' a well
known journalist, upon renewing
acquaintance, with his former com
mander, said to him: "General,
there are here to-day a number of
participants in the late war who
would be glad of an opportunity to
shake hands with you." The
General gallantly assented, but
said that he was here as a guest of
Mr. Villard, and that it would be
better to first request his acquies
ence. "While the Montanian was
looking for the master of ceremo
uies, he met Gen. Anderson,
chief engineer, and asked him if
there was anything improper in it.
Mr. Villard was finally found, and,
upon being interviewed, pompous
ly replied that General Grant
would "hold no reception here to
day," and that :,Gen. Anderson
was not running the Northern
Pacific road." We siro also told
that one of the most eloquent men
in Montana, and a personal ac
quaintance of many of the guests,
was pointed from the platform
with the remark, "This is not for
you sir." A little spectacled Ger
man, said to be Paul Schultz, some
sort of specisil official connected
with the road, made himself so
conspicuously obnoxious to the
people present that he was threat
ened with "heading up" from
several sources at once, and after
one of Montana's favorite legisla
tors had thrown him across the
track and threatened to knock him
down if he didn't "keep bauds
off," he subsided into quietude
which much better became his in
significance in this portion of the
footstool. These are but speci
men bricks of the treatment of
Montauians upon Montana soil on
an occasion in which no section of
the world was more interested
than Montana people, and if it
does not serve to unite the people
of this territory in resistance to all
future efl)rls to enact special
legislation for the benefit of Mr.
Yillard, or the foreign capitalists
who back him, then we deserve
to have the nauseous dose 'rubbed
in,' as well as doled out to us."
TJils jumper never varies. A m:mcl o
purity, sirensth ami wlnlesoitieness. More
economical than the ordinary kinds, and
ennnoi. ! sold In competition with the mul
titude or low test short weight, xhnn or
iih(tsihaiei)owders. Soldfmlti in rinx. Kov-
ai. Hakinc I'owukh Co.. l(W Wall-st. X. Y.
TVs rS " CO -
K-STAISLISUKD IX 1S52.
AEMES & DALLAM,
Manufacturers anil Importers of
Wooden and Willow Ware
Twines, Brooms, Brushes, Baskets,
Pails, Tub, Churns, irnslilioarris, Hope
Conlase, Wrapping Papers, I'ancr
Kass, Utilldlng Papers, Matches,
Handles, Clothes Wrlnscrs,t'ar
prt Swecprrs, Feather Dust
ers, Stationery, Vc.
230 and 232, Front Street,
SAX FRANCISCO, CAL.
THE LATEST STYLES
B. 3. FRANKLIN'S
NEXT DOOR TO ASTOEIAN OFFICE.
A very large Stock from which to select.
"Window curtains made to order.
-My patent Trimmer to cut Wall Taper
will he loand convenient to my patrons.
2 S$ a
J? CO B .C
2 eg? 12
i , mil m
A: V.' All
Wlwlesjtte ami r:nW 'tenlr to
Glass and Plated Ware.
TUMi'ir-At A?fO DOMESTIC
FRUITS AMD VEGETABLES.
, Together .Hh
Wines, Liq'jors.Tobacco.Cig rs
FOABD & STOKES,
WE HAVE OPENED AGAIN
In Humu'sNi'w r,itiliit!
And are Eea&y to Supply
the "Wants of Cur
.A PULL STOCK
J EWE LET
Scarf Pinsf Chainsjjatche
Tin finest siok of Jewelry i:i Aloria.
IdAll uwls varrailei!asrei-ese!itel
GUSTAV HANSEN, JEWELER.
SYMPTOJbS OF A DISEASES UV'EB.
Tain in the HrIiS .shle. siii!t vt'.tic
rilS iuurenniii: on pruamtru; iitc:iii!ti
t! pain H on tin-left side; the itaOciiii
rare:;.- l5e to lit on ttib left side; .some
times the pain is lelt tmtler the shi.uMer
and is ?omftie taken lor Iihcuin :t;m
in lite nr:n. The stoni-ieli ixnffeficti w iU
Im-'i of ap;ctite ami k-ktie;; tin? Imv:s
in Keiiera! are rostiw, sometimes :,:tir
natiKtf with laxity; the head ix troubled
with p tin, accompanied with a dull, heavy
seiivniiou in the haek purr. Thereltjietier
ally nroiKidemhh'loasor memory, accom
puiied with n jmintiil vendition of having
let! undo:i;.' xmielhhiK winch ought to
have Ikh'si done. A Kiiiit, dry ctugh i
sometimes attendant. The jwtient eo:n
plain-; of weariness and debility; he i
easily startled ; his feet are cold or hurtl
ing, and ho complains of a prickly cimw
tiou tf thu J-kin; hlssplrlts are low, and.
although he is.atUitied tiiatexereire wouki
lc benefleial to him, yet lie can scarcely
summon up fortitude enough to try it.
If yon have any of the alwve symptoms,
you can certainty Ik? cuied hv thcu?cof
the genuine 1)U. C. JIcLANirs -LIVKIl
When you buy McLajteB Pills, insist
on having IK. C. McI.ANES CKLK
IIKATK!) lives rir.us made by riem
iU Uro., Pittsburgh, I'a.
if you can not uet the pen nine Hit.
C. ?IrIXKS I.lVHIt TILLS, fcimI us
ti. cents by mail, and we will svimI tliem
PLG3IIX(i IJROS.. PHtsunrgli, Pa.
King of tke Blood
Is not a "cute alt.'' it i a blood -pi:nlu r ;unl
tonic liiipwt'ty or the IiIoihI jshsoiis ihcsvs
tem, deranges the circulation, and tlm lu
diiees nnuiy disonlers. known by ditl n ttt
names to distinguish them aec;nliiic to ef
fects, hut being really branches or phases of
that great generic disorder, Impiiriiy or
Blood. Such are Bwi!", I'-Hliutv-nK,
Liter CmlalHl.CntiiiVnm. Xemtt' IX
ordcr. llauhtchc.JXKkaehc, Gfnirnl H"e?i-
l-c. liios: ot the tllood prewids ami
cures tlnsc bj attacking lla came. Imjuirity
of the WimmI. ChemLslsaml j4iviei;Uis etree
hi Rilling it 'IlienuKtgemunf'aHd cilt.-i'-iit
prepanitiou for the pnriMHe." Sll bv Drtig
gists, -SI per bottle. St-e tc-tiimHiia!-;, diree
tioiLs, &c..iu pamphlet. TreatLseo;! l)iaM's
ol the illood." wranned around a-h hotlle.
I. ItAShO.M. SOX & Co.. 'rt,
r.tiKalo. X. .
" busTness change
aUONG YEE OEE llAA'IN'f! GONE TO
China has sold his Interest to Woiik
Wall, who will continue the business utulur
the same sign. Helms all kinds or China
goods. Tea, lMcc, and OH.
Alan Ajretit for China Xialior.
LUM KONG GEE,
i :i? sl ElJb AND RESTAUltANTS.
if, B. V. KliER. Prop.,
ASTORIA, - - - OREGON.
E. P. I'AItlvE!!, - jranaser and Agent.
AI.CIIOSBY, - - DayClcrk-
I'lill. KOWERS, - - Xiglit Clerk
las. DUFFY lias the Bar and Billiard room.
Pirst Class in all Kespects
fi:kii coach to the house.
IT IS A FACT
JEFF'S CHOP HOUSE
Conconily Street is the Best in
SCi- ls:ts Alu-nj's on ITainl FRESH
Slioai "Water JSay and East
:JEFF?J IS THE B0SS CATERER.
He has been Proprietor of the "Aurora
Hotel" in Kuappton seven years.
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.
Chop Ho use and Restaurant,
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT,
jler.l.s : cents and upwards,
. nouijAiti), -
35.1 IX STUKET.' - -
OYSTER AND COFFEE HOUSE.
Has re-i.pened at his old stand. niI)r. Kln
ey' liuildint;. .
HE NOW HAS THE FINEST FURNI
ture, and aecouunodatious of any res
taurant in town. Nothing has been spared
to make it first-class.
Eriva(eKo!inifor Laiiic; rr Fauilllc.
(jysiers cooked to order in any of Frank
Ice Cream, !ee; Etc.
The nicest furnished rooms, cood clean
lM-ds. and best aceouimodatious tor lodgers
over the restaurant.
Hay. Oats, Straw.
Lime, Brick, Cement and Sand
W'onil Heltvert'd to Order,
Dmtfiny, Teaming and Express Business.
Horses ana Carriages for Hire.
w;hes, liquors and cigars.
I. W. CASE,
IMi"HTKK A.V1) WHOLESALE AND KE.
TAIL DKALER IN
rinTnri i t
nier Caenamus aud Cass streets.
Astoria Oil Works.
.1. 11. DkFOKCU. rroprictor. 1. O.llox 251,
'.Jiumr'iictiirer and Dealer iu
FISH OIL and SKID GREASE.
Lowers will find my Skid Grease to be
rmh1 and cheap.
No. I. First - - Tort land, Oregon.
Cloth ini; inail at reasonable prices,
ami satisfaction guaranteed.
A Good Gup of Coffee
71 I'OWELL WILL OPEN AN OYS
Itx ter stand on next Monday, on Jlaln
street next to the Oregon Kakery.
she hopes careful attention will secure her
a simrtf of patronage at usual prices. l-lm
Cigars, Tobacco and Cigarettes
Meerschaum and Brier Pipes,
QZiVMZ ENGLISH CUTLERY
Revolvers and Cartridges.
S. AEKDT & EERCHEN
The Pioneer Machine Shop
All kinds of
Promptly attended to.
A specialty made of repairing
FOOT OP LAFAYETTE STREET.
ASTORIA IRON WORKS.
Benton Street, Nz.vr Pakksk House,
ASTORIA. - OREGON.
GENERAL MACHINISTS AND
LAP aiii MARINE EMES
BoilerWork, Steamboat Work
and Cannery Work a spe
Of all descriptions made to Order
at Short Notice .
A. D. WA88, President.
J. G. HcsTLKK, Secretary,
I. W. Cask, Treasurer.
John Fox, Superintendent.
C. H. BAIN & CO.
Doors, Windows, Blinds, Transoms
Turning, Bracket Work.
Sliop W orl3L
A specialty, and all work Rtiarantefid.
Oak, Ash, Bay, and "Walnut lumber ; Ore
ion and Port Orford Cedar.
All kinds of boat material on band.
C. II. BAIX & CO.
LOEB & CO.,
AGENTS FOR THE
Best San Francisco Houses and
Tumblers Decanters,- and All
Kinds of Saloon Supplies.
E3T-AI1 goods sold at San Francisco Prices.
Opposite Parker House, Astoria, Orecon.
GENERAL STEAMSHIP ACEHCY.
Bills of Exchange on any
Part ol Europe.
I AM AGENT FOR TIF. FOLLOWING
well known and commodious steninshin
STATE LINE. RED STAR,
NATIONAL, and AMERICAN LINE.
Prepaid tickets to or from any European
For full information as to rates of fare,
saHinj; days, etc, apply to
BOZOHTH & JOHNS.
Real Estate and General Insurance
ASTORIA, ... OreRon.
WE WRITE POLICIES IN THE WEST
ern. State Investment. Ilambunr. Bre
men and North German Fire Insurance Com
panies, and represent the Travellers' Life
and Accident of Hartford, and the New
We have the only complete set of township
maps In the county, and nave made arrange
ments 10 receive applications, tilings, and
flnnl nmnfa An tTnniMtofifle PraDmnMnno
Timber Lands, etc., having all the official
manKs mereior. uur maps can oe exam
ined in the office, upon the payment of a
We also have for sale city property in As
toria and additions, and farms and tide land
Rents, and other collections made, and
Q It. TH03USOI,
Attorney and Counselor at Law.
Room No. 9, oyer White House,
Attorney at law, mod Notary
Odd Fellows Building, Astoria, Oregon,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Rooms 5 and 6, Odd Fellows Building.
J q. A. BOWIiBY,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Chenamus treet, - - ASTORIA, OREGON
! J CURTIS,
ATT'i" AT LAW.
Notary Public, Commissioner of Deeds for
California, New York and Washington Ter
ritory. Rooms 3 and 4, Odd Fellows Building, As
N. B.-Claims at Washington. D. C, and
collections a specialty.
FIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES.
AUCTIONEER, COMMISSION AND IN
JQK. X. C. BO ATM AX,
Physician and Surgeon.
Rooms 9 and 10, Odd Fellows Building,
JAY TUTTIiE, M. D.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Office Rooms l, 2, and 3. Pythian Build
ing. Store. " -"1US
jp P. 1HGK8,
PENTIST, - '
ASTORIA, - - - . '"OREGON
Rooms In Allen's building up stairs, corner
JQK. JT. li. JLaFOHCB,
Room It, Odd Fellows Building, Astoria, Or.
Q.EI.O F. WKKEK,
Clataop County, and City of Astoria
Office :-Chenamus street, Y. M. C. A. ball
Room No. 8.
J J. JOi'ES,
Ship and Steamtioat Joiner.
NORTHERN PACIFIC EXPRESS
Are Wow Ready For Business.
os-Office with Bozorth & Johns. .
GEO. P. WHEELER. AV. L. ROBB.
WHEELER & EOBB.
REAL ESTATE, INSURANCE, AND
Real Estate bought nnd sold on Commis
Accounts adjusted and Bills collected.
Correspondence from abroad solicited.
3?Offiee In Hume's new building, on Sque
moqua street, next door to Foard & Stokes.
X. X. Jo"h son,
lias re-oponed his
CIGAR AND TOBACCO STORE,
On tlif TJnrt v.tv npir ht nlH Inpntfnn TTa
wnll keep the stock of the choicest Cigars,
nnd TnhiirenS- and ;l full ltnnf tmnlfdK'fir.
tides, including the finest meerschaum
nines, lip. will lift Tilp.ispri to lilu nlil
friends at his new stand.
NEAT, CHEAP AND QUICK. BY
Main Street, opposite N. Loeb's.
ItlRS. T. S. JEWETT,
(Successor to Mrs. E. S. "Warren.)
Dealer In Millinery and Fancy Goods
Sauemoqua street, next door to Odd Fellows
Gas and Steam Fitting
DONE BY RUDDOCK & "WHEELER. AT
fair rates. Also a complete stock of
goods in our lice. Estimates given and
Cass street, in rear of-1 O O F buUdlns.
next to Gas Co's office.