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VOL. XX, ?(. til
ASTORIA, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11), 1884
PRICE, FIVE CENTS.
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NCEJ VI 1
111 the yoar 1813 a friendly eonte.il
arose in Cincinnati between auolLei
gentleman and myself, which we
mutually agreed to have tried in
court, each emplo ing his own eonu
beL The amount at issue was $25.
Little Sam Cox, as he wtjs then ,
called, and by which name alone 1
knew him, was a lad about 17 years
old, a law student in the ofliee of
Vachel "Vforlbington. Ho was a shrew d
little fellow, working hard as an office
boy to pay the expenses his edu
cation; and everybody was his friend.
I determined, partly iu the spirit of
fun, and partly to te;l the boy's ca
pabilities, to employ him as my coun
sel. I made him well acquainted v. Ith
the character of the case (a trial for
debt), and the trial was to be had be
fore old Judge D. T. Snollbackor.
Little Sam worked like a Trojan to
master tho proper points, sitting up
late at night to consult legal author
ities, in which he had tho assistance
of Stanley Matthews, now Supreme
Judge of the United States; ind at
the convening of the court, he was
ready for action, with legal gun3 . ell
"Witnesses were called and. exam
ined. My opponent strove hard, with
counsel, to win, and Little Sam was
not a whit behind him in his efforts.
His points, tersely and precisely pre
sented, met every argument that was
made by opponent The boy's dream
of ambition nerved him on in the
struggle. "When his turn came to
sum up the evidence and make his
maiden plea, he entered upon it with
a little timidity at first: but this he
gradually threw off, until he came to
his spread eagle peroration. As near
ly as memory will &eive and
with help of my noies, it was as
"Your Honor! I dempnd for m
client only simple justice! If you re
fuse him this you violate every rule
of juris prudence -rule. as old as
jurisprudence itself - which have been
left undisturbed by the -lornis of
fate since the day when Julius Cievir
planted his foot upon English soil,
after the conquests of Gaul, siuce
the day when the first Indian ex
plored the western wilds of Ohio.
Why, sir, refuse justice to my olient
and you will shake the tabernacle of
his soul, and cause him to tremble for
the destinies of his country. Your
honor, the case to me is as clear as
the sun at noonday, when its beams
penetrate like shafts of living light,
down to the bottom of tho slumber
ing sea. The effulgence of that
heavenly orb can fathom the pro
foundest depths of the human heart,
and open wide its portals that we may
read its secret workings.
"Clear as that crystal sun, tho mind
of man penetrates the deep recesses
of the brain, "where are opened wide
to his prophetic vision thoughts
which enable him to look into tho
sealed book of fate, and, as he turns
over the leaves of that musty vol
umemildewed by tho breath of
time leaves which have been sealed
to the gaze of man since creation's
earliest dawn, ho half expects to hear
tue voices oi oracies ol iuo tii-paricu
'SUNSET' COX'S FIRST LAW
ages! casing us minus te sun onb-halt of the little items that look
backward, he beholds the trillions cri aU(3 newsy (until they nro
and quadrillions of human beings' d) ro advcrtisig devices, the
that have passed away, and" prophetic mor apparent the business princi
yision sees the untold billions of bill-. . Tlu'is kiud of journausm dsen't
ions yet to come-all of whom had, hoC a ndd for what the
and aU will have, brightest hopes and ld ta,eut A man o intellect
aspirations fully equal fc our own, ld lmd it lhe bardest kind of task
and all uttering .the universal cry of . n t meuta provendcr from
'Justice, your honor, blended with
mercy, should b3 set in a diadem hij.h
as the midnight heavens, and sur
rounded by a hale of brightest plan
ets, there, in letters of living light, to
shine perpetually, that the moon and
the stars, iu their regular round,
may pay obedience and bow in devo
tion to those talismauic words, 'jus
tice and mercy.'
"Sir, the heathen Hottentot and
the American savage have those
heavenly attributes engrafted upon
every principle of life and action.
xney oenom inme sun, moon anu
uuo, tucjr uca in c.c xuix uiai.
blows. It will be the Magna Charts .
of all generations of men. Why, sir,
inspirations and poetry spring from
thoughts of justice and mercy; for
blended with these is the poetry of
the heavens, when in the gorgeous
ness of light, the sun proclaims,
voiced as with a golden- lyre, the
powers of the eternal; or at night,
when the moon and stars give forth,
in silvery accents, the same adoring
hymn. In these we find the poetry of
the sea, when it speaks in rippled
measure of thunders in the voice of
its own resounding billews, or in the
storm, or in green fields, in waving
woods and delightful gardens.
"Your honor, justice is what I de
mand from you, that justice with
which Armand de Hichelieu ruled
Erance for fifteen years, when he held
her to his bosom, in the dreadful
strifes which 'desolated her held her
there, pillowed -upon justice. "Why,
sir, thoughts fly through my brain iu
numbers, like as blades of grass upon
our boundless western prairies
thickly as the hosts of Lucifer when
he Eiarshaled his forces upon the sea
shore to attack the angels in num
bers as many as the autumnal leaves
that strew the rippled brooks on my
own classic Muskingum."
"With this, in part hi3 maiden
speech, the young lawyer held the
audience and court spellbound for
more than an hour, and when it was
concluded cheers upon cheers ran
through that old justice hall Buch as
were never heard there before, and
little Sam was the hero of the hour.
His opponent arose and simply
stated to the court rhat as Cox had
fairly covered the grounds upon both
sides of the case he had nothing to
Bay, except that he knew that his
honor would decide the cause by the
striot rule of justice.
It required but a moment for the
court to render its decision. . It was:
"Judgment in full for the amount
claimed by the plaintiff and costs to
be paid by the defendant." The sum
at issue and oosts were at once paid,
and all present, including the judge,
the officers of the court and defendant
and counsel, were invited by the
plaintiff to walk over to the Gait
house to partake of a basket of oham-
pjgne of choicest vintage. Many
weie the toasts drank to little bam
Cov. W hen the time came for part
ing Cox was asked what his fee was.
" ith blushing modesty and timidity
"Is S3 too much?"
I remember well with what a fiown
i regarded him for a moment
"Youncr man." said I. "vou will
never make a lawyer; you do not
know even the first priuoiplo of the
p ofession. You don't know how to
charge. Here, take he whole amount
awarded by the court"
This I placed in his hand, and it
was his first fee as a lawyer. J6hn A.
JJuhle, in Washinjton Star.
Ireland's Lo se-v
The Irish, papers are discussing
the recent census returns in a bitter
spirit The Dublin Spirit has an
article, entitled "Bleeding to Death,"
in which it says: "The life blood of j
Irelnnu is being drained by vampires.
Every one who has any interest in
the country must gird his loins
rgaiust this murderous union. The
extermination of the Irish people has
long been tha tralitional aim of the
British rulers. Tue present execu
tive's will is set on actively promot
ing the murderous sytem which has
robbed tho country of five or six mil
lions of people.''
United Jixland devotes an article
to the same subject, which it entitles I
"Killing a Nation by Inches." It(
says: "For all practical purposes Ire-
land is snTering a more awful drain
of manhood than if engaged in
a deadly conllict with a first
class European power. She has
lost since the union more than
France lost in the sanguinary wars
of Napoleon. At least 8,000,031) of
her people have been immolated in
eighty years to the demon of English
supremacy. Three millions of people,
whose brawny frames supplied the
physical force of the repeal meetings,
were missing in 1832 when the census
enumerators came to count them.
Two millions, nine hundred and thir
teen thousand of the population who
were spaied by famine have been
starved or transported since. The
waste goes on faster and more furi
ously. Within the last year alone
Ireland lost 103,003 emigrants, 11,000
of whom were single adu'ts. She lost
more sinew and. muscle, more valued
sons than were slain in any of the
greatest battles of the world."
Some Specimens of Journalism.
There are many ways for filling up
a newspaper, and the number of pa
pers that nowadays require filling
gives a chance to test every imagin
able method. One plan contemplates
giving the reader a reasonable return
for his subscription; another way is
to delude the one who pays for read
ing matter with the idea that several
CJlumus o biluted tittle-tattle and
stale nonsense that any one could
manufacture himself, if he were so
starved, mentally, to need it, was a
sub&tantiai and satisfactory return
! for cash in hand. This is running a
business principles; and if
such frivolous sources. So long as
this method of filling up pays, of
course that's all that's required; but
if people were compelled to depend
entirely upon such weak diet tho
theoryof mental evolution would get
speedily reversed. By feeding ex
clusively on such trash, people would
soon became incapacitated for tho
enjoyment of healthy intellectual
food. Even t'ae best editorial efforts
are short lived, but there is much
written through the necessity of fill
ing up so much Bpace, that ought
never to be born. It wastes the time
of the reader aud makc3 the sight of
It takes 11 pounds of milk to one
pound of live weight to a calf; and
an ox that weighs 1,300 pounds will
consume twenty-two pounds of hay in J
twenty-four hours to keep from los-'
ing weight If be is to be fatted he !
must h.ive twice that quantity, when
he will gam two pounds a day. his
is one pound of live weight to eleven
nonnds trood hay. To obtain fifty
cents a hundred for his hay a fanner i
must sell fat steers at S5.o'J per bun
For lame Hack, ouir or Chest use
Shiloh's Porous Plaster, Price 2& cents.
Fr ale by V. E. Diuuant.
OREGON BLOOD PURIFIER
KIDNEY AND LIVER DISEASES.
And various Female Complaints
induced by Bad and Defective
Circulation of the Blood.
Frice.SI 00 per Bottle. Six fur $5 06.
37 H. D. GRAY,
Wholesale and retail dealer In.
GROCERIES, FLOUR, AND FEED
Hsy, Oats, Straw, Wood, Etc.
LIME, SAND, AND CEMENT.
General storage and Wharfage on reason
able terms. Foot ot BeLton itreet. AatortA
Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Sciatica,
Lumbago, Backache, Headache, Toolhacht,
Bora Tbrnnt, Swelllmr. Pprfttnt. BruUco,
Burnt. Bc&Mft. Yrot Ullc.
A5D ALL OTHER SODHT PAIKS ASD ACHES.
Sell by Dnudu ! Dulen ererrwhwe. Fifty CtaU t
bottle. Direction! In II L&ntatres.
THE niAnt,E A. VOOELEtt CO.
(gaaciiA.roOELBaC0) Balllaon, Jit, C. B. A.
H " CELEBRATED H A
IW . STOMACH
The M!i..mra Keit.ib e IMurrtlc
Whlc'i, wliua'tin.rasa stimulant of the
kfonrys, neither exenes mr rnt-ites them
was ion; since suppllc: bv Hostftier'd
t jn ici Hitters. Tnis fine medicine eerb
t'icrmiuNite dt'sret til stimulation i pun
these organs, without i-nxluu-iu! Irritailnn.
and is. therefore, far belter adapted for the
purpose than unmedlcated exeltaiits often
resorted in. IHpppia, fever am ague,
and kindred dlse.is s. are all cur d by It
For .ate by all PruirtfMs and Dealers
rugs and ChemhaU.
J. E. THOMAS, jf
Prescriptions carefully compounded
Pa or N'leht.
Jordan & Bozorih's
And see tho
Its "Merit aro
One ot the Most Useful Inventions
of tue Age.
ALSO IN STOCK, THE
Best Coal Oil
IN THE M RKET.
Fo- Sale- In auy Quantity from one Quart
to .i 4 -g t!l n itarrel.
Cigars, Tobacco and Cigarettes
Meerschaum and Brier Pipe3,
GENUINE ENGLISH CUTLERY
Revolvers and Cartridges.
CHAS. A. MAY,
New Store, New Stcck
Toys, Fancy Goods.
Tobacco and Cigars.
FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC
A FINE ASSORTMENT.
Squemoqua street, next door to the Empire
R. M. LEATHERS
Has reopened his boat shop, over Arndt &
Fercheii's, loot of LaFayetie stieet, Biid L
prepared to turn out
Alili WORK GUAKAVTEED.
TJESIDENTS OF SCHOOL DISTRICT NO
1A 9 are hereby notified that the taxes for
the year 18R3 In said dUtnt are- now due
and payable at the office of Badollet St Co.,
J. K. HIGGINS.
Actlnr School ClrV.
AJtOtfft, Ftbrurj 9,im"'
Hardware and Ship Claafe!
A. VAN DUSEN & CO.-
Hardware and Ship Chslery,
Puro Oil, Bright Varnish,
Binacle Oil, Cotton Canvas,
Hemp Sail Twine,
Cotton Sail Twine5
Wrought Iron Spikes,
Galvanized Cut Nails,
Ps!n mill OIK. fSrorcrlc. 'lc.
Wilson & Fisher,
Iron, Steel. Coal, Anchors. Chains,
TAR, PITCH, OAKUJtt,
NAILS AND SPIKES,
Shelf Hardware, Faints and Oih
promt AJii .ii i i.i. ffi:i.
Agents for Salem Fkuring Mills,
anJ Capital Flour.
AM sizes, at 1'ortlaud Prices, hi .stock.
Corner Oheiiaruus andliamiltor. -trvi;
ASTOU! A. OREGON.
Ed. D. Curtis & Co.
STYLE AND FINISH.
A COMPLETE STOCK.
W. E. DEMENT & CO.
ASTORIA, - - - OREGON
Carry In Stock,
DRUGS, CHEMICALS, TOILET
PrascriptioiiH carefully Comoiindwl
C. H. BAIN & CO.
Doors, Windows, Blinds, Transoms
Turning, Bracket Work.
Aspecaltj.ajid all homc guaranteed.
Oak, Ash. Bay, and Walnut lumber ; Ore
non and Port Oiford Cedar.
All kiiidj of bo it material on hand.
C. II. BAIX A CO.
THE LATEST STYLES
B. B. FRANKLIN'S,
NEXT DOOUTO AST I RI AN OFFICE.
A very large Stock fniin which to select.
Window curtains made to order.
F"My patent Trimmer to ut Wall Paper
will be louud convenient to my patrons.
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE THE ASTO
rlaWood Yard, uray's Dotk. foot of
Benion street, will sell wood at the follow
ing pners ami deliver wherever ihe streris
are planked, between Truillnger's Mill am
O'Brien's Hotel, bac to Astor miv et :
tireen Alder. 2-cut $1 60 per cord. Ion.: $3 75
Dry di do
Green Re&eh do
Green Fir do
Dry Fir do
n-.rtS. limns do
Vine Manle .
6 00 do
do 5 2
do 5 00
aud S. limbs do
5 75 do
Wood of All Kinds
By the Scow load at REDUCED RATES.
J H. D. GKAY
Astoria, February 1st, 18S4.
Owing to severe weath r and Increased
expense, asi additional charga of 21 c-nte a
rard on sarred wood will be made till further
Red Crown Flour.
Guaranteed a Superior Article.
Country Produce, He.
jjrConslgnraenta So'Mted. and Advance
made on same
S.AUXDT & FERCHEN,
The Pioneer Machine Shop
s U O P
All kinds of
Promptly attended to.
A specialty made of repairing
. FOOT OF LAFAYETTE STKEET.
ARRDT & FtRf H?H,
Agents for ()re.rn, Washington T. rritory,
and .labka fur
K. Y. LNS'
Special Cannery lacliifrj !
tfngines Solder.ng Machines,
Improued Acid Bath and Crimping
Power Presses, Foot Presses,
Squaring 6 hears,
And all other ma-liinery used in canneries.
Including the new
Working without jma'l prings constantly
We respectfully invite all cannermen to
call and examine the ab ve iiiach nery as it
Is pre.nl sup rl-T to anv litre ofore intro
duced on this coast. Orders solicited.
Alt.VbT 4$. t'KltCHK.Y.
Foot of Laf.ijetie Street,
ASTORIA IRON VORKS.
Bknton Stbeet, Neak Pahkkr Hocse,
ASTOHIA. - OREGON.
GENERAL MACHINISTS AND
LAND an! MARINE ENGINES
BoilerWork, Steamboat Work
and Cannery Work a spe
cialty. Of all IeMri'iitioiiM made to Order
at Short Xotlre.
A. D. Was. President.
J. t HuTLEHerreiary,
I. W. (s-,Tr.MiriT.
John Fox. Superintendent.
Salmon Wet Tlireafls
HAVE NO EQTTAL.
The Lonrhn Fisheries Exhibition
nAYE AWARDED THE
The BarMr Brutes Company
FLAX NET THREADS.
T. G. RAWLINGS,
Who eale and Retail Dealer In
Tropical, Domes'ic Green jnd Dried
MJ 'S. CA x DIES, DR. ED MEATS, ETC.
Fine C'israr l Tol.icco.
Nrxt door to I J. ArvoM's.'-'queimiqua -t.
JOS P. LEATHERS
Formerly OTor Arndt 4 F-srchsn'B SUcbine Sho
ISBUILDIVG FIRST-CLAS BOATS IN
the hop formerly occupied by M. John
ton on C -ncomlv street, one block west of
Hansen Bro' MUL Model, Malarial aad
HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS.
II, B. PARKER. Prei,.,
ASTORIA, - - OBEGON
Al. CROSBY, - - Day Clerk-
Phil. BOWERS, - - Night Clerk.
.Tas. DUFFY has the Bar and Billiard room.
First Glass in all Respects.
FREE COACH TO THE HOUSE.
IT IS A FACT!!
JEFF'S CHOP HOUSE
On Concomly Street
BEST j IN TOWN
That he has always on hand
FRESH SHOALWATER BAY AND
"JEFF" IS THE BOSS CATERER.
He has Ih-ch I'roprii-ror T the "ABrarn
IIutel"Ja Knaputuu eenjear.
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.
A Good Cup of Coffee
AND OYSTERS AT
Mrs. Powell's Coffee House,
Ou M In Street next to Oreou Bakery.
NEW AND WELL EQUIPPED
L. Serra has rebuilt his establishment ai d
is prt-paud to accommodate the iray ling
A giiod mral furnished at any hour of the
d.i or night.
"Iu fl est i.Iquor and CIpais at tl e bar.
Twi dnois wetof Ike i osier's
li2S Cm LU1G1 ERRA.
Figures iw Lie !
OF THE CHOP HOUSE
Can prove by his books that he Is doing the
biggest business of any
In the city, and he will guarantee to give
lhe best meal for cash.
General assortment of tablr stock constantly
on nand. such a
Canned Fruits and Jelly,
Bacon, Hams, Shoulders, Lard,
Eggs, Butter, Cheese,
Fresh Fru ts and Vegetables
Fish, Poultry, and Game,
In the season.
Cigars and Tobacco,
Best of Wines and Liquors.
AU cheap for CASH. Goods sold on com
mission. Opposite I. W. Case's store.
3!ala tirct, Aitorla, Orrgon.
REKttM l. REKRT. PROPRIETORS.
RErECTFUIJ CALL THE AiTEN
tion of the public to the fact that the
above Market will always be supplied with a
full variety and best quality
FRESH AND CURED MEATS 1 !
"Which will be sold at lowest rates, wholp
salea d retail.
. - Special attention given to supplying
WHERRY & COMPANY, -
Fresh and Cured Meats,
FRUITS, BUTTER, and EGGS.
OPPOSITE OCCIDENT HOTEL,
I'll EXAM US Street. Astoria, O
WYATT & THOMPSON.
FRESH AND CURED MEATS,
Crockery and Glassware.
Mill IFcaL, lEto.
Tailoring, Cleaning, Repairlne,
NEAT, CHEAP AND QTJICK.
Mala M., wpXf V, iMb'i, AaUria, r.
Gh.O. A. DOKB18. GEO. KOLA9D
JtOlANJ & DORR1S,
ATTORNEYS AT LA.W.
Offlce In Kinney's Block, opposite City
Hall, Astoria, Oregon. v
J It. THOMSON,
Attorney and Counselor at Law.
Room No. 6, over White House,
C. V. FULTOX. O. C. TIMIOK.
ATTORNEYS .T LAW.
Rooms 5 and 6. Odd Fellows Building.
T Q,A. BOtVIitSY.
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Cnenamus tret, - - A310BIA. OBEUOM
JOSEPH A. GIIjL,
a"Offlce with J. 0 A. Bolby,
ASIORIA, - - - -
Q J. CUltTlH,
ATT'Y AT LAW.
Notari Pub'ic, Commissioner of Deeds foi
t'ali.ori.la, ew orkand Washington Ter
ritory Booms 3 aud 4. Odd Fellows Building, As
N B -Claims at Washington. D. a, and
A V. AL.L.K.,
Astoria Ageat .
FIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES.
t O. UOL.lr:i,
AUCTIONEER, COMMISSION AND IN
ARCHITECT AND DRAUGHTSMAN.
Scholars received for Course of Draughting
eOlflce oTer White House Store.
rjKL.O F. PAICKKK.
Clatsop County. ami Cii) of ir
Jinet-: Chniaiiius street, . I.C. A. Iii.li
Kiiom No. 8.
I lt. X. C 1IOAT21AX,
Phvsician and Surgeon.
Rooms 9 and 10, Odd Fellows Building,
TAY TUTTliE, M. .
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Ofkick Rooms 1, 2, and 3. Pythian Build
ing. Kksidrnhk On Cedar Street, back of
St. Maiy's Hospital.
F. P. HICKS. A. K. SHAW.
HICKS t SH AAV,
Rooms in Allen's Building, up stairs, cor
ner Ca-s and Squem qua streets. Astoria
On Genevieve street, opposite Bozortb
GEO. P. WHEET.EB.
WHEELER & ROBB.
Seal Estate ! Insurance Apts.
We have very desirable property In As
toria aud Upper Astoria for sa e. Also, fine
farms throughout the county.
Accounts carefully adjusted and collec
We represent tho
Itoyal. Norwich Union and Lsaes
Mhlre Insurance ''a
With a combined capital of S30,OO,O4.
Traveler Life and Accident lnsar
anif Vo , of Haitford. and. the Mai
hattau It fe iiiaauee Co.,
of New York.
We are acem for the Dally and Weddu
Sitrthvxal News, and the Oregon Videttc,
All business entrust' d to our care will re
ceive prompt attention.
Bozorth & Johns,
Real Estate and Insurance Agents,
Buy and sell all kinds of Real Estate and
represent the following Fire
Insuniuce Coupauies :
Scottish Union and Na
tional, Plicenlx or Hartford
Hom-i of New York,
Hamburg and Bremen,
t'lienix of Rrooklyn,
Oaklai d Hi me.
Policies wn ten by us in the Fhcenix and
Home and Scottish Union and National at
GENERAL STEAMSHIP AGENCY.
Bills of Exchange on any
Part ol Europe.
1AM AGKN FOR Till- FOLLOWING
wt-l: known and commodious ste..mlitp
STATE LINE. RED STAR.
Dv MINION LINE,
NATIONAL, and AMERICAN LINE.
Prepaid tickets to or from any European
For full Information as to rates of fare..
saUlaa days, to, apply to . - .-
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