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About The daily morning Astorian. (Astoria, Or.) 1883-1899 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 30, 1884)
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THE BILL OF FORFEITURE.
Hon. L. E. Patson, of public lands
committee, in a letter dated January
12th, says that Mr. George's bill
"would not be considered a. moment
by the public lands committee, as you
see by section 2, that he proposes
to give all the lauds, agricultural, tim
ber, mineral, etc., or the proceeds of
the sales of all to any railroad or as
sociation which will build. A more
beneficent grant than was ever made
to any railroad company in this coun
try." The bill which is to be reported by
the public lands committee will be
about the same as that which was
a'dopted by Jthe Astoria chamber of
At Governor Maud, says the
Buffalo Exprns.1, the sun is not only
made to go down with a big bang at
the nation's expense, but the opera
tion is preceded by an astonishing
amount of red tape. JBy a regula
tion of the war department the man
agement of the affair must be carried
out by the corporal of the guard.
One corporal of the guard, as noon
draws near, fixes his eye upon the
Western Union time ball, over in
New York, which can be discerned
with the unassisted human eye from
the guardhouse. When the ball falls
the corpora says a much to another
corporal, who instantly sets the guard
house clock. The second corporal
then tells a third corporal to set all
the clocks on the island. While the
third corporal is setting all the clocks
the second corporal hunts up the
hour provided for sunset in the alma
nac aud writes it down on a slip of
paper. A fourth corporal carries this
slip to a fifth corporal at Castle Wil
liam. The fifth corporal waits until
his clock, as corrected by the third
corporal, marks the hour designated
on the slip of paper furnished by the
second corporal, and then gives a sig
nal to a sixth corporal, whereupon a
bugle is blown, the gun is discharged
and the suu has gone down officially.
The provision export statistics for
the past year show a handsome in
crease over the figures of 1882. We
gave to Euj-ope more cheese and more
butler, more tallow and more lard,
more ham, moro bacon and fresh beef
than ever before. A cold arithmetical
calculation would show that the sur
plus in these articles amounted to
millions aud millions of dollars in
value. The exhibit is a cause for
congratulation. It goes to prove our
wealth as a nation, and is one of the
strongest arguments we could present
of the value and blessing of govern
ment of the people. Every ham we
send abroad is an evangelist of de
mocracy. Mr. Bismarck has declared
war against our beautiful hog; but
the records of the custom houses
show that he is invincible on land
and sea. What would a navy be
without salt pork!
Yesteuday's t)rvyonian in discus
sing the proposed land graut forfeit
ures, says: "Our people very gener
ally demand that the lauds within
the Astoria grant be restored to the
public domain. --
We see no prospect of the construc
tion of the Astoria road; so that grant
ought certainly to be relinquished."
We never expected to see such sen
timents enunciated in the columns of
our metropolitan contemporary, and
surprise is not the least among the
elements of satisfaction with which
we note the change of heart
Complaint is made in eastern ex
changes that Longfellow has no
monument. He needs none. His
best remembrance is in the hearts of
thousands; the stars shed a light up
on his grave that no lamp beside a
kingly mausoleum could emulate and
a fairer shrine is found in the homage
of those who loved his words whilo
living than is in the power of posthu
mous effort to achieve.
The Oregon Improvement com
pany's floating debt is semi-officially
.stated to be Sl,250,000, of which
51,000,000 is yet to be expended on a
vessel building and insurance. One
hundred and thirty thousand acres of
land have lately been sold to the
Railway and Navigation company for
8520,000, which will be applied on the
debt By passing dividends until
September it can all be provided for.
Seroeaxt Mason, who, while guard
ing Guiteau shot at the assassin since
being pardoued by the President, has
gone back on "Betty and the baby,"
and is going to the bad. A man who
sworn to do his duly, would shoot a
defenceless prisoner couldn't be ex
pected to go elsesvhero.
Mes. Julia A. Mooke, better known
as 'the sweet singer of Michigan,"
has given up poetry and gone into
the grist-mill business. If she con
tinues to leave poetry alone and bears
in mind that the mill will never
grind with the water that is past, she
may be successful.
'Whebe are the yesterdays gone?'
asks a sweet poet What, and thou
knowest not, thou long-haired
dreamer? Then, by our halidome,
every last stiver of it, we tell thee,
they have gone to protest What,
man! Brace up, and have some style
In the house of common
members are necesFary to r:a
quorum, in the house of lords only
three, and frequently in one night
measures affecting lives and proper
ties are passed through two readings
by three old gentleman in a gilded
The news concerning land grant
forfeitures is consoling to those who
toiled during the heat of the day.
But in this as in the days of our
Lord, those who came in at the elev
enth hour should also take heart and
be exceedingly glad.
Mr. Holloway. the noted pill man,
is dead. Before dying he made a
will bequeathing several thousand
pounds to a neighboring lunatic asy
lum. 'Tis infrequent that wealth is
so soon restored to the source
from which it came.
Mrs. Rutherford B. Hayes has
the finest poultry yard in Ohio. She
keeps .her husband busily engaged in
searching for hidden nests aud listen
ing for the cackling which deuotes-the
arrival of a new lay.
Selecting women on grand and
petit juries in Washington Territory
is leading to some funny complica
tions. The enforcement of woman's
rights sometimes augments woman's
A Connecticut couple who quar
relled fifty-eight years ago have just
been reconciled and married. There
is a moral in this, somewhere, for
those who have the time to hunt
Senator Payne has fired off his
presidential gun and is waiting for
the boom to reverberate through the
country. Like many a promising
puffit may prove to be only an empty
Of the 113 members of the Iowa
legislature but four are natives of the
state. The only consolation left to
defeated candidates is to call the
chosen ones carpet-baggers.
The dark horse in politics will be
snowed under before spring comes,
and many a presidential boom will be
blasted by the frost
It is expected that the junction of
the Baker City branch with the Ore
gon Short Line 'will take place next
It is barely possible that Jay Gould
may be compelled to sell his yacht
in order to sail closer to the wind.
The repeal of the mortgage tax law
will be an issue in the coming state
Wyoming has just had her first
legal hanging of a white man. Judge
Lynch should make an appeal.
Henry Viliiard will not at present
resume reportorial duties.
Aioicemeflt Extraordinary !
The Champion's Triumphal Tour
Across the Continent.
Will Exhibit at OCCIDENTAL HALL
On FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1.
This great combination embraces the best
known and most famous boxers and ath.etes
living, amoiur whom :tt'. first:
JOHN L. SULLIVAN, Champion of the
HEItBEUr. A. SLADE, lhe ureat Maori
STEVE TAYLOR. ex-tlMiupion heavy
weight of the United Stat ..
PETE MrCOY, cnampioii light-weight of
MIKE GILLESPIE, Boston's favorite
FRANK MORAS, m.tster of ceremonies.
J. MUNZINGER. and other celebrities.
Scenes of the famous Madison Square,
New York contest, reuarted by SLLLI-
va.n ano MjAur..
Dcclal atlriiilnu Mill be Riven to
AimiNSIOX - . . - S1.50
No extra charge foi reserved seats, at the
New York Novelty Store.
Al. K. Smith, Manager of Combination.
F. W. Stechhau, Manager Oregon, Wash
ington and British Columbia.
THIS IS TO INFORM ALL WHOM IT
may concern that the business formeily
known as Sun-Shim: Co.. in the city of As
Toria Oregon, on Chcnamus street opposite
wo i osl omce. aim owned o itonu rang.
Wong Chu. and Hong Yin. ha" been bought
bv Hong Fang who will assume all the lia
bilities of tlie Sun Sing Co., and will collect
all debts due the same. Hong Fong will
keep Chinese groceiie. teas, fruits, etc
Astoria Jau,2fith, 1881.
A COOK BY PROFESSION, IS WANTED
at Flshertou Cannery.
Tacoma Ledger please copv.
HAVING CLOSED OUT MY BUSINESS
in Astoria all parties Indebted to me
are requested to make immediate seulemeut
of the amt at the office of D. L. Beck & Sons
in this city. All parties having claims
against me will present the same at the
above office. G EO. W. HUME.
Jan. a. 1881.
D. L. BECK & SONS.
(Succesvirs to Geo. W. Hume.)
DEALERS IN GROCERIES AND CAN
nery supplies, corner Skamoqua and
Olney .streets. Astoria.
On retiring from the above business, I
take great pleasure in recommending my
successors to my friends, and bespeak for
Messrs. D. L. Beck & Sons, a liberal share of
their patron ipe. G. W. HUME.
THE ANNUAL MEETING OK THE MEM-bfr-
of the P. L. & B. Association of As
toria, will be held in Liberty Hall ti.e even
ing of the 9th day of February, 1884, at 7
o'clock P. M. WM. L McEWAN.
THE COUNTY COUKT OF CLATSOP
Conntjvi'reEon, having appointed the
undersigned executors of the last will and
te-tamwit of Truman V. Powers, deceased,
all pTsoiw .having claims against said estate
ate requested to present the same with the
proper vouchers, at ttie office of C. Lelnen
weber. Upper Astoria, wi;hin six months
from this uate.
Astoria. December 14. 18.
1J1IVE HUNDRED COKDh DRY HEM
1 lock Wood, which I will deliver at the
houses of customers for $4 a cord.
Draylng or air kinds done at reasonable
ratM. B.B. MABION.
Thursday Night !
' JAN. 31, 1884.
Special Engagement of the Charming Com
edienne, Popular Favorite Vo-a'Is:. and
Queen of Protean Stars.
Supported lv her
EXCELLENT COMEDY COMPANY i
Who will pr-:n n
THURSDAY. JAKUAKY Ma,j
The iMipiiJHr four-act Cnncitx I
Lena, the Madcap, j
Admission an usual. Kt-rwil Seat)
at The- New York Novell Store. nituMit
J. II. FKKR.IS. Manascr.
It. A. H. WILLIAMS
Secretarj to Mlv l'iitiiai.
HALF GALLON TINS.
At WILSON & FISHER'S.
3"A Liberal Discount to the Trade.-S
CHAS. A, MAY
New Store, New Stock
Toys. Fancy Coods.
Tobacco and Cigars.
FOREIC.N AND DOMESTIC
A FINE . ASSORTMENT.
Squemoqua .street, next door to the Empire
IMPORTED AND DOMESTIC.
THE BEST BRANDS OF TOBACCO.
SMOKE US' AKTICL.KM.
Cor. Squemoqua and Olney Streets, Astoria.
JOS P. LEATHERS
Formerly over Arndt & Frchen'a Machine Sho
IS BUILDING FIRST-CLASS BOATS IN
the shop formerly occupied by M. John
son on Concomly street, one blo'ck ie.st of
Hansen Bros' Mill. JIoilcl, .Material ami
A. M. JOHNSON.
Astoria Sail Loft.
SAILS, TENTS, AWNINGS,
And everything olse pertaining to our
Lowes tPrice and Best Work
For your Money,
At the Old Stand.
Leave your orders and pet your work
done at once.
JOHNSON &, CO.
OREGON BLOOD 'PURMR
KIDNEY AND LIVER DISEASES,
And various Female Complaints
induced by Bad and Defective
Circulation of the Blood.
Prlce.Sl 60 per Bottle. Six fur $5 00
Fresh and Cured Meats.
-SAUSAGE A SPECIALTY.
Next Door to John Rogers' Central Market.
Gas and Steam Fitting
TVNEBY RUDDOCK & WHEELER. AT
xs fair rates. Also a complete stock of
goods In our line. Estimates given and
Cass street. In rear of I O O F building,
uext to Gas Co's office.
Tast Sailing Schooner
15S tons register, will leave Astoria, on. or
She will take freight at Portland, and on
her return from Portland will leave Astoria.
.For f u i tber particulars appl v to
J. H. D. GRAY. Astoria, Oregon.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE
undersigned has been appointed the as
signee of L J. Arvold, and all persons hav
ing claims against said I. J. Arvold arc no
tified to present the same duly verified to
me at my office In Astoria. Oregon, within
three months from this date. January 5th.
1884. a E. PAGE,
d-fi w Assignee of L J. Arvold.
Yon Are Sure
ft ttkJfeH XT'sikHBu VwSsK M.
Hail, Office, Library, Parlor, Chamber
and DINING ROOM, in
WALNUT, CHEERY, ASH, AND MAPLE.
We aru -without a doubt showing' th Largest and Most Complete
line of CHAMBER SUITS in this city, uuuqualed in Design, Work
manship and Finish.
We Carry an IMMENSE STOCK OF CARPETS of All Designs ,
and Colors in
Body, Roxbury, and Tajiestry Brussels, Three Plys,
Extra Supers and Ingrains.
Are not excelled by any
north of San Francisco.
Nothing but the best
dispensed, and every
convenience for the com
fort of guests.
Imported Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
The Most Complete Establishment in Astoria.
AT THE ENTRANCE TO THE 0..R. & N. DOCK.
Has lust recnlved DIRECT from the EAST,
. the LARGEST and FINEST stock of
Sentimental and Conilc VALENT1M2S
that have ever been displayed here.
Besides selling them CHEAPEK
than any other house In Oregou
we also f urn ish STAMPS and
ENVELOPES with each
Remember the Place
Sew York Novelty Store
Opposite Parker House,
Main Street, Astoria, - - - Oregon.
jtf THE V
Oew York Novelty
to he Suited
and Giub Rooms
SMALL MUSICAL 1NSTRUME
OF ALL KINDS.
FINEST VIOLIN STRINGS
Piano, and Organ Instructor.
STICK & KNABE PIM
President of United States"
"Governor of Oregon,"
Astoria Musical Society,
Mrs. J. W. Conn, of Astoria,
And other prominent persons. Pianos and
Organs of many leading makes,
wholesale and retail,
CELEBRATED TABER ORGANS.
LITTLE GIANT STECK PIANO
Largest House on Thii Coast.
165 First St., Portland, Oregon.
The Portland and Astoria
Is prepared to contract with masters and
consignees of vessels for the
Loading and Unloading of Vessels
AT EITHER PORT.
Promptness and satisfaction guanmteed
in all cases.
I Fresh Fruits
TER apply to the Captain, or to
Fine Goods Reduced Prices
Ladies desirous of procuring Goods
unequaled in Style and Finish -will
take pleasure in examining our
SILKS, SATINS and DEESS GOODS.
GENTS' FURNISHING DEPARTMENT,
Everything is Complete
and of the best
John A. Montgomery,
Tin, Sheet Iron and Copper Ware.
A General Assortment of
Magee Stoves and Ranges
The Best lu the market.
Piumbing goods of all kinds on hand. Job
work done in a workmanlike manner.
PLUMBING, GAb FITTING, AND CANNERY WORK
Attended to Promptly on Reasonable Terms.
Chcoamns Street, Next to C. 1. Parker's Stare.
THE NEW MODEL
' A FULL STOCK
Two doors east of Occident Hotel.
MARTIN OLSEN & CO.
EALERS IN J&
FURNITURE Be BEDDING.
Corner Ulam and Squemoqua Streets. Astoria, Orecea.
WINDOW SHADES AND TRIMMINGS; WALL PAPER ETC
A Complete StoeJc.
FRIGES AS CHEAP AS QUALITY WILL AFFORD.
ALT, KinmS OF FUKIVITUKE REPAIRED AHST TARKISHED.
TAKE THE CAKE!
Bujlug It at
F. B. ELBERSON'S
You will be sure that
It is worth taking.
Every Variety of
Fine Cakes and Confectionery
For the Holiday Trade.
Candies, Christmas Tree Trim
The Best Quality of
Delivered every Morning
Croup, Whooping Cough and Bron
chitis immediately relieved by Shiloh's
Cure. Sold by W. E. Dement
Eben P. Park9r,Maatsr.
For TOWING, FREIGHT orOHAB
B. B. PARKJES.
- - I
KANGE CAN BE HAD IN AS
TOEIA ONLY OP
B. ff. MAWB9,
CALL AND EXAMINE IT, YOO
WILL BE PLEASED.
E. B. HA WES Is also agent for ttu
Bod patent (Mil? Store
And other first-class stoTM.
Fnraaoa Werk. Steam Fit
xiBgi. etc., a afaaialty
ALWAYS ON HAND.
ASTORIA, OREGON .
J. OUSTAFSOJf. A. JOH2TOOX.
The best of California and Foreign
Wines and Liquors
Kept Constantly on Hand
Domestic aad Fere's Gleam f
the beat Brutda.
NATIONAL BREWERY BEER.
On Concomly between Benton and
I. W. CASE,
IMPORTER ANO WH0LE3ALI ASD JtX
TAIL DEALER HI
Corner Gheo&mns and Oms iCntta.
ASTORIA . . - -.OUOOB