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ASTORIA, OREGON, SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1834
PRICE, FIYE CENTS.
VOL. XX, NO. J 03.
BUSINESS LAWS IN DAILY USE.
The following compilation of busi
ness laws contains tlie essence of a
large amount of legal verbiage:
If a note is lost or stolen it does
not release the maker; he must pay
it, if the consideration for which it
was given and the amouDt can be
Notes bear interest only when so
Principals are responsible for the
acts of their agents.
Each individual in a partnership is
responsible for the whole amount of
the debts of the firm, except in cases
of special partnership.
Ignorance of the law excuses no
The law compels no one to do im
possibilities. An agreement without a considera
tion is void.
A note made on Sunday is void.
Contracts made on Sunday cannot
A note by a minor is void.
A contract made with a minor is
A contraot made with a lunatic is
A note obtained by fraud, or from
a person in a state of intoxication
cannot be collected.
It is a fraud to conceal a fraud.
Signatures made with a lead pencil
are good in law.
A receipt for money is not always
The acts of one partner bind the
"Value received" is usually writ
ten in a note, and should be, but it is
not necessary. If not written it is
presumed by the law, or may be sup
plied by proof.
The maker of an "accommodation"
bill or note (one for which he has re
ceived no consideration, having lent
his name or credit for the accommo
dation of the holder) is not bound to
the person accommodated, but is
bound to all parties, precisely as if
there was a good consideration.
No consideration is sufficient in
law if it be illegal in its nature.
Checks or drafts must be presented
for payment without unreasonable
Check or drafts must be presented
during business hours, but in this
country, except in the case of the
banks, the time extends through the
day and evening.
If the drawee of a check or draft
has changed his residence, the holder
must use due or reasonable diligence
to 2nd him.
If one who holds a check as payee
or otherwise, transfers it to another,
he has a right to insist that the check
be presented that day, or at farthest,
on the day following.
A note endorsed in blank (the name
of the endorser only written) is trans
ferable by delivery, the same as if
made payable to bearer.
If the time of payment of a note
is not inserted, it is payable on de
mand. The time of payment of a note
must not depend on a contingency.
The promise must be absolute.
A bill may be written upon any pa
per or substitute for it, either with
ink or pencil.
The payee should be distinctly
named in the note, unless it is pay
able to bearer.
An endorsee has a right of action
against all whose names were on the
till when he received it
If the letter containing a protest of
non-payment be put into the post
office, any miscarriage does not affect
the party giving notice.
Notice of protest may be sent
either to the place of business or of
residence of the party notified.
The holder of a note may give no
tice of a protest to all previous en
dorsers, or only to one of them; in
case of the latter he must select the
last endorser, and the last give notice
to the last before him, and so on.
Each endorser must send notice the
same day or the day following.
Nejther Sunday nor holiday to be
counted in reekoning the time in
which notice is to be given.
The loss of a bill or a note is not
sufficient excuse for giving notice of
If two or more persons as partners
Are jointly liable on a note or bill,
due notice to one of them is suffi
cient If a note or bill is transferred as
security, or even as payment of a
pre-existing debt, the debt revives if
the -bill or note be dishonored.
An endorsement may be written on
tae.face or back.
An endorser may prevent his own
liability to be sued by writing "with
out recourse," or similar words.
All claims which do not rest upon
a seal or judgment must be sued
within six years from the time when
Part payment of a debt, which has
passed the time of statutory limita
tion, revives the whole debt, and the
claim holds good for another period
of six years from the date of such
A verbal promise to pay, made
without conditions, is generally held
sufficient to revive a claim other
wise shut out by the law of limi
tation. ""If, when a debt is due, the debtor
is out of the state, the "six years" do
not begin to run until he returns. If
he afterwards leaves the state, m the
time forward counts the same as if he
remained in the state.
A Southern Darkey's Prayer.
"One of the most remarkable and
original prayers I ever heard," said a
gentleman to a Herald reporter last
CTeuing, "was just after the war
closed and I was taking a run down
through Georgia in hope of finding a
desirable cotton plantation. One
bright summer night found me at the
cabin of an old negro, wno nad once
been & slave, but who located on the
old plan, after the war, and was his
ownjnaster. He gladly welcomed me
"to liis humble abode and tosuch bed
W board as he could provide.
jSupper over, and a most excellent
one, too, the old man regaled me
"with stories of plantation life until
fr una, m. good chunk of a boy, came
liome from a neighbor's. Before re
tiring the old man asked me to read a
chapter in the Bible, when he would
pray. He said he couldn't read, but
was powerful in exhortin' and prayer.
After reading a chapter from Job
and a part of a Psalm we knelt down,
and the sable brother let his soul flow
out to God. Even in the uncouth
language of the old slave every word
was sublime, and seemed as coming
from one inspired. I remember one
passage remarkable for its beauty
and unapproachable as a figure. Said
he: lf I had de wings ob a dove Pd
mount de golden steps to de New Je
rusalem, and dip my fingers in de
blood ob de Lamb and write de word
Kedemption on de blue vault ob Heav
enf He prayed for the President of
the United States, all its Cabinet, the
army, the navy, the Governors of all
the states, for me his guest, for his
neighbors, for his absent children, for
himself and family. He asked for
giveness for many sins and thanked
the Lord for many blessings.
'"Well, I began to get tired. I had
rested my knees the best I could, but
wanted to sit up badly, and at the
same time did not want to give offense
to my kJid host. The bay re
clined next tome with his head in
the chair sound asleep. Touching
him gently I whispered. 'About how
soon will your father get through V
'Hes he got to de place whar Moses
orossed.de Bed Sea?' Being assured
that said point had not yet been
reached, the boy yawned and contin centin
ued: 'Well, when he gets to whar
Moses crossed de Bed Sea, he's jist
half done,' and ho relapsed into un
consciousness." Dayton Herald.
Invited to Leave.
L. T. Nichols, a Christadelphian
preacher, was shot iu Yamhill county
about six months ago by the sons of
a Mrs. Martin, who accused him of
swindling her out of her property.
Nichols disappeared shortly after and
has not since been heard of. Several
members of his congregation have, it
seems, since his departure made
themselves obnoxious by en
deavoring to convert their neigh
bors to -their peculiar soul
sleeping belief. It appears that the
Tamhill branch of this denomination
are very ultra in their views, and the
people in the section where they
labor have become tired of them.
Five men and one woman, the most
prominent of what is called there
"Nichol's Gang," lately received let
ters signed "Vigilance Committee No.
3," ornamented with drawings of
bodies hanging on a gallows, coffins
and other suggestive designs, and
warning them one and all to leave
the county and state within a certain
brief time on a penalty of death. A
correspondent states that the parties
warned are disposing of their prop
erty and preparing to leave. They
say it is hard that in this enlightened
land people cannot read and construe
the Bible as their wish. The people
of Yamhill say that they are willing
the soul sleepers shall take any view
of the Bible they wish, and will allow
them full liberty of conscience, but
cannot allow them the liberty of
tongue which they desire.
FOR THE FAMILY SCRAP BOOK.
Boasted coffee is one of the most
Beeswax and salt will make
flat-irons as smooth as glass.
Wild mint scattered about the
house will rid it of rats and mice,
Save your cold tea; it is excellent
for cleaning grained wood,
A little oweet oil and beeswax
rubbed on mahogany polishes it up
The unpleasant odor left in the
breath after eating onions is entirely
removed by a cup of strong coffee.
If you wish to pour boiling hot
liquid into a glass jar, or tumbler, it
can be safely done by putting a spoon
in the dish before you pour.
A dish or vase of fresh water should
be kept in every room where there is
a fire, especially an open fire. The
water absorbs the gas arising from
the coal and other impurities in the
A slightly damp cloth rubbed over
a dusty carpet brightens it wonder
fully and gathers all the dust This
is an excellent way to cleanse the
floor of an invalid's room, where noise
and dust are objectionable.
Stale buns may be made to taste as
nicely as when fresh if they are
dipped for a moment or so in cold
water and then put in a hot oven for
five or ten minutes. They will turn
out as light and crisp as when first
When one has had a fever, and the
hair is falling off, take a teacup of
sage, steep it in a quart of soft water,
strain it off into a tight bottle.
Snoncre the head with the tea fre
quently, wetting the roots of the hair.
One of the best ways to cure a sore
throat is as follews: Wring a cloth
out of salt and cold water, and keep
ing it quite wet bind tightly about
the neck. Cover this with a dry
cloth. It is best to use this remedy
in the night Troy Times
The Furious 'Flames.
The chiefs of the Fire Departments
recommending the great pain-banish-er,
St Jacobs Oil Mathow Brady,
Esq..Chief Engineer Fire Department,
San Francisco, GaL, W. A. Hart, Esq.,
Chief Engineer Fire Department,
Portland, Oregon, endorse it. It con
Cite IHnitulUV Cousk Balsam.
J. M. Yantis, Sweet Springs, Mo.,
writes: 'My mother has had bronchial
and pulmonary affection for forty years
and in that time has tried almost every
thing, but never found ativtuingto give
her the relief Dimmitt's Cough Balsam
has." At W, E. Dement & Co.'s.
The Peruvian syrup uas cured thou
sands who were suffering from dyspep
sia, debility, liver complaint, boils, hu
mors, female complaints, etc Pumph,
lets free to any address. 3eth.W.Fowl
That Hacking Couau can be so
nulckly cured by Slilloti'a Cure. We
guarantee it Sold by W.E. Dement
THE GREAT GERMAN
HeUerH and euro
ScrtMss, fail, Er33,
And an Mhrr baiiij achta
SoUbf all nrrrczt'ti asl
Deafer. DlrcUuu La U
Sie Cutis: A.7:jeh: ft.
(Sumui t A. Vtnbr tOoJ
Clllacr, ri, C. S. A.
King of the Blood
Is not u '-aire all." It is a blood-purifier and
tonic Iinpnntvof the blood poisons the sys
tem, deranges the circulation, and thus In
duces many disorders, known by different
nanif ? to distini;u'.bh them according to ef
fects, but beinj; really branches or phases of
uiiii Krtrut kciktic uituruer, uniMiriiy ui
Itlood. Such are Dypcpia, BiUloumc,
Liver Complaint. Contthxitlon. iVerniu Dis
order. Headache, Backache, General Weak
ness, Heart Disease, Dropsy, Kidney Disease,
file, lihcumattem, catarrh. Scrofula, Skin
DUordcr. Pimple. Ulcer. Sicellinus. fcc.
kc. Kins of the Itlood prevents and
cures these by attacking the cause. Impurity
oi me uiooa. uuemistsnnu pnjMciun ajiree
in callinc it "the most genuine and efficient
preparation for the purpose." Sold by Drug
gists, SI per bottle. See testimonials, direc
tions. &c,in pamphlet, "Treatise on Diseases
oi the Blood." wrapped around each bottle.
D. KAN.snM. SON & Co.. Props
Buffalo. N. Y.
A. V. Allen,
Wholesale and Retail Dealer In
Glass and Plated Ware,
TROPICA!. AND DOMESTIC
FRUITS AND VEGETABLES.
FOARD & STOKES.
A FULL LINE OF
Fresh Fruits and Vegetables.
In Welch's.? ew Building
The London Fisheries Exhibition
HAVE AWARDED THE
Tie Barlionr Brothers Company
FLAX NET THREADS.
0, Tell Me Where Is Fancy Bre(a)d !
WHY, AT THE
Astoria Eatery & ConMoiierj
Not only SUPERIOR BREAD AND
CAKES AND PASTRY in great variety, but
THE LARGEST STOCK OF CANDIES
Weddings and parties snpp'led with thp
most elaborate ornamental work on the
shortest notice and on reasonable terms.
This is the most complete cstab ishment in
ED. JACKSOX, Prop,
Ed. D. Curtis & Go.
STYLE AND FINISH.
A COMPLETE STOCK.
HMi are and Ship Chantoj
A. VAN DUSEN & GO..
Hardware and Ship Chandlery,
Pure Oil, Bright Varnish,
Binnacle Oil, Cotton Canvas,
Hemp Sail Twine,
Cotton Sail .Twine.
Wrought iron Spikes.
Galvanized Cut Nails.
Paint and Oil.s, Groceries, ele.
The Gem Saloon.
The Popular Resort for Astorians.
Finest of Wines and Liquors
Go to thaGEMSALOON.
ALEX. CAMPBELL, - PROPRIETOR.
ASTORIA IRON WORKS.
BKNTOK 3TBKKT. NEAR. PAItKEK HOUSE,
ASTORIA. - OREGON.
GENERAL MACHINISTS AND
LAND ail MABIMGfflES
Boiler Work, Steamboat Work
and Cannery Work a spe
cialty. OL. STIKTG-S ,
Of all DeHoriptiouH made to Order
at Short Xotire.
A. D. 'ms. President.
J. . HusTLKit.Serretary,
I. W. Cask, Treasurer.
John Fox, Superintendent.
S. ARNDT & FERCHEN,
The Pioneer Machine Shop
Boiler Shop '&!.
All kinds ol
Promptly attended to.
A specialty made of repairing
FOOT OF LAFAYETTE STREET.
C. H. BAIN & CO.
Doors," Windows, Blinds, Transoms
Turning, Bracket Work.
A specialty, and all work guaranteed.
Oak, Ash, Bay, and Walnut lumber ; Ore
iron and Port Orford Cedar.
All kinds oi boat material on hand.
C. H.BAIX A CO.
IMPORTED AND DOMESTIC.
THE BEST BRANDS OF TOBACCO.
Cos. Squeatogua and Olney Streets, Astotia.
HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS.
H. B. PARKER. Prop..
ABTORIA, - - - OREOON.
Al. CROSBY. - - DayGlerk
PhIL BOWERS, - - Night Clerk.
Jas. DUFFY has the Bar and Billiard room.
First Glass in all Eeapects.
FREE COACH TO THE HOUSE.
IT IS A FACT
JEFF'S CHOP HOUSE
Concomly Street is the Best in
He has Always or Hand FRESH
Mioal Water Bay and East
"JEFF" IS THE BOSS CATERER.
lie bn hra Proprietor af the MAarm
Hotel" la KnapptoH ftCYeajear.
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.
A Good Cup of Coffee
AND OYSTERS AT
Mrs. Powell's Coffee House,
On Slain Street next to Oregon Bakery.
XEW AND WELL EQUIPPED
L. Serra has rebuilt his establishment and
Is vrt-pared to accommodate the traveling
A good meal furnished at any hour of the
day or night.
'i lit fi est Liquors and Cigars at the bar.
Two doors west of Ike roMert.
n2S6m - LUIOf SERRA.
Boarding and lodging. Houst.
Oia. Wallman has opened a boarding and
lodging house south of O'Brien's hot I, near
the gas works.
The tattle Is supplied with the ben the
ran.'Jve.t affords go' d Joed and cieau ods
will he furnlshi'd at the regular price.
Give me a call and satisfy Yourselves,
Fipres Mer Lie !
OF THE CHOP HOUSE
Can prove by his hooks that he is doing the
biggest business of any
In the city, and he will guarantee to give
the best meal for cash.
H, B, PARKER,
Hay, Oats, Straw.
Lime, Brick, Cement and Sand
Wood Qellvered to Order.
D raying, Teaming and Express Business.
Horses ana Carriages for Hire.
WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS.
CANNERYMEN ! !
PACIFIC METAL WORKS
Importers and Manufacturers of
Canners' Solder a Specialty,
Stnp Lead, for Leading Lines,
Plate Zinc, for Cutting Acid,
Bar Copper, Pig Lead and Pig Tin.
48 Xorth second St.. Portland, Or.
115 117 rir-tKt., Naa Fraarlsco,
B. F. STEVENS & CO..
CITY BOOK STORE,
Have Just received a mammoth stock of
Books. The young and old, neb and poor
can all be accommodated.
AGENTS FOR THE
Kranlch 4k Rarh and Tlandnfeldt Sc
Xotnl Pianos and Western
Orders for all kinds of Music or Instru
ments will be promptly filled.
' B.F. STEVENS CO.
The new Steamer
N.P.JOHA2JSEN, - - - Master
Will leave for TILLAMOOK, on
When Freight fa er,
FOR SAILING DATES AND PARTICU
lars apply to J. G. HUgTLEK'-g?
rtreet Wharl. Asteria: AL1J5N LEWIS.
Portland ; J. L.aT0fcY TlltoiJHior
Oregon Railway & Navigatior
OCEAN D1VISIOS .
During the mouth of January, 1884, Ocean
Steamers will sail from Portland for San
Francisco, and from San Francisco for Port
land every 5 days, leaving Alrisworth Dock,
Portland, at Midnight, and Spear bireei
Wharf, San Francisco, at 10 a. at.
TbroBKh TirkecH sold to all principal
cities in the United States, Canada and
Passenger Trains leave Portland for East
ern pulniA, at 7 :SO P. M. dally.
UVEK BITUieff (Middle Colambla).
Boats leave Portland for Dalles at 7 :Oii
land for iMonl To. JWe.lThu.1 Frt. I Sat
Attorta and I
Inabia AM SAM ifiAMIR AMU AM 6 A
DTtoa. Or 7 AMJ 17AM,' U AM
sSas::! "ami am
VlotorivUCJK AM! AMsAMfi AM. AM'P AM
Leivoa Attori for PattUod i a. m. daii oi
Pullman Palaca Can ronniajc batwoenPor.
land.asdSt.Paal. C. H. PUKSCOTT. JOnX MUTR,
Manage. Suii't ofTranlc
A. L.-STOKES, E. P. IIOOERS,
Aaaiat. ep't: Ganoral Arent
of FraSo Pasnffr Dep't.
Oregon & California R. R
On and after Dec 2d, 1833. tralu- will nn as
follows : DAILY (Eicep --uudajs).
Between PeKTLAi l ami CiK.L ST'S PASS
Portland..-. 7 :30A.MGrant'sPassl:20A. at.
Grant'sFa! 10:tOP. M Portland 425 p. m.
ALBANY EXPRESS TRAIN.
Portland . 4 :00 p. m. Lebanon 9 no p. m
Lebanon 4 :5 a.m. Portland 10 :05 a. M
The Oregon and California Railroad" Ferry
makes connection with all Regular Trains
on Eastslde Division.
BtwofB Purtlnml and t'urvnllla
Portland 9 $0 a. m. Corvalli 4 -J30 p M.
Coivalils 8 :3o a. m. Portland 3 id) p.m.
Portland 5 :00 pm McMlnnville 8 -.00 pji
McMlnuvllle5:45 am Poitland 8:30a m
Close conuec Ions made at (Jrant's Pass
with the Stages of the Oregon and Califor
nia Stage Company.
"Tfckes for sale af all the principal
points Iu California, at Company's Office,
Corner F and Front 6ts., -ortland, Or
Frpfght will not be received for shipment
after 5 o'clock P.M. on either the East or
West side Division.
A. L. bTOKES.
Mip't- of Traffic.
e p Koam-,
Ilwaco Steam Navigation Gc.'s
Astoria to Fort Stevens, Fort Ca- by,
and lliva o.
Connecting by stages and boats for
Oysterville, Montesano and Oiympia
.'ffifk. Unttl further notice the Ilwaco
SuUUfi Steam Navigation Co.'s steamer
G-oxa.. TVT1 1 es,
Will leave Astoria
On Mondays Thursdays, and Saturdays
(Oysterville and Montesano mall days.
at 7 A. M.
Ft.Stevens, Ft. Canby and ilwaco
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
The steamer will leave Astoria at 9 x. m.,
as formerly, not being confined strictly to
Fare to Fort Canby and Ilwaco,. ........75 cts.
t3PHwaco freight, by the ton. In lots of
one ton or over, 82 per ton,
E-For Tickets, Towage or Charter ap
ply at the office of the company, Gray's
wharf, foot or Benton str.-et.
J. H. D. GRAY.
Shoalwater Bay Transportation Co.
Astoria to Oiympia,
Fart Stevens. Fort Canby, llwar
Worth Beach. Oysterville. .Vortli
Cave. Petersoas Point. Ho-
And all points on Shoalwater Bay. and ; rsi t
GEN. MILES, I
Strs. or V Oh Ciiltiinl.l.i l.V-
M GEN. GARFIELD " Slu.alwalrrBax
" MONTESANO " GrajMIarko
Connecting with Stages i.ver Portages.
Leave Astoria for Oiympia, at - - 7 A. 31
On Mond ys, Thursdays and Satuniavs
arriving at Montesano the day after leaun.
Astoria through tri) In CO hours.
Leave Oiympia for Astoria on same days.
Columbia Transportation Co.
The popular steamer
Which has been refitted for the comfort o
passengers will leave Wll.on and
'Fisher's dock every
Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 6
A.M. arriving at Portland at 1 P. M.
Returning leaves Portland every
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 A. M.
Arriving at Astoria at 1 P. M.
An additional-trip will be made on
Sunday of Each Week,
,"Leavng Portland al e'cleck
Man day Heraing.
Passengers by this rout connect at Kalaroa
for Sound porta. U.B. SCOTT,
Q B. THOMSON,
'Attorney and Counselor at Law.
Room No. 6, over White House,
C. W. FOXTOX. G. a FULTON".
ATTORNEYS. AT LAW.
Rooms 5 and 6, Odd Fellows Building.
T O..A. BOniiUY.
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Chenamus tr.et, - -ASTORIA, OREGON
r s. cuiitis,
ATT'iT AT LAW.
Notary Pub'Ic. Commissioner of Deeds for
Call on.la, :ew orkaud Washington Ter
ritory Rooms 3 and 4, Odd Fellows' Building. As
N B -Claims at Washington. D. C, and
A V. ALLKX,
FIRE 1NSURANCK COMPANIES.
t C IIOLIM..V
ACCTIONKKK, CO.!iMlJSIi. .V. IX
ARCHITECT AND DRAUGHTSMAN.
Scholars received for Course of Draughting,
jy Office over White House Store.
Q.EIiO F. PARKKR.
ClatHop County, and City of" Astoria
Otttce :- Chenamus street, Y. al. C. A. hall
Room No. 8.
"Tl X. C. UOAT3IAX,
Phsician and Surgeon.
Rooms 9 and 10, Odd Fellows Building,
JAY TUTTLE. 31. 1.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Offick Rooms l, 2. and 3 l'ythiau Build
ing. Residence Over J. E. Thomas' Druz
CI P. KICKS,
ASTORIA, - - - - OREGON
Knoms-in Allen Vtmirdmjf up stairs, corner
of Ca-oami .Siieino'hr stn t .
On Genevieve stieet, opp site Bozorth &
THE TH1NGVALLA LINE.
Is the only
Between NEW YOiCK and SCANDIWAVLY.
First class Steamers and good usage.
TIckt-H Tor xalr nt A. 31. JOHNSON'S,
Aceut, Astoi ia, Oregon.
GENERAL STEAMSHIP AGENCY.
Bills of Exchange on any
Part oi Europe.
I AM AGENT FOR THE FOLLOWING
well known and commodious steamship
STATE LINE. RED STAR.
D MINION LINE,
NATIONAL, and AMERICAN LINE.
Prepaid tickets to or from any European
For full Information as to rates or fare,
saillng days, etc, apply to T . -,
L W. CA SE.
GEO P. WHEELER. W. L. HOUR.
WHEELER & ROBB.
Reel Estate taance Apti
We have vpry de-Irali'e property n As
toria and Upper .i-ria for sa e Alo. Iu e
f.irm. thr .ua t the ui t.
Accounts can fuiy a Ju-tcrt and rollec
We n p eent the
Itnynl. itrwicli llui- it n'l l.nc. -liiiK
Wlin a combined capital of S33.O0O.OOO.
Traveler Life ami AeeiI'nt Insur
ance , of ila tfordand the .11 au
hattau l.'f- liiNU:njce Co..
of New York.
We are asents for the Daily and Weekly
Xnrthwesl Neics, and the Oregon Vidette.
All business entrusted to our care will re
ceive prompt attention.
Advances made on Consignments-
STDHE & DAYlDffl