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AX IMPORTANT DECISION.
The supremo court of the United
States rendered a decision on the 4th
inst, in the legal-tender case of
Juilliard vs. Greenmad, -which has
been pending for borne time and
which involved the question whether
notes of the United States issued in
time of war under acts of congress de
claring them m to be legal-teudor in
payment of private debts, and after
ward in time of peace redeemed and
paid in gold coin at the treasury, and
then reissued under the act of 1878
can, under the constitution of the
United States, be a legal tender in
payment of such debts. The court
held that the present case cannot be
distinguished in principle from the
case3 classed as legal-tender eases
heretofore decided'by the court, and
decides that the act of 1878 is consti
tutional In the concluding para
graph of its opinion, which contains
the gist of the decision, the court
says: "Congress, as the legislature
of a sovereign nation, being expressly
empowered by .the constitution 'to
levy and collect taxes to pay the debts
and provide for the common defense
and general welfare of the United
States,' and to 'borrow money on the
credit of the United States, and 'to
coin money and regulate the value
thereof and of foreign coins,' and be
ing clearly authorized, as incidental
to the exercise of those gret powers,
to emit bills of credit, to charter
national banks, and provide a na
tional currency for the whole people,
in theform of coin, treasury notes
and national bank bills, and the
power to make the notes of the
government a legal tender in
the payment of private debts,
being one of the powers belonging to
sovereignty in other civilized nations,
and not expressly withheld from con
gress by the constitutions, we are ir
resistibly impelled to the conclusion
that the impressing upon the treas
ury notes of the United States the
quality of being a legal tender in
payment of private debts, is an ap
propriate means, conducive and plain
ly adapted to the execution of the
undoubted powers of congress, con
sistent with the "letter and spirit of
the constitution, and, therefore, with
in the meaning of that instrument
necessary and proper for carrying
into execution the powers vested by
the constitution in the government of
the United States. Such being our
conclusion in the matter of law, the
question whether at any particular
time, in war or in peace, the exigency
is such by reason of unusual and
pressing demands on the resources of
the government, or of the inadequacy
of the supply of gold and silver coin
to furnish the currency needed for
the uses, of the government and of
the people that it is, as a matter of
fact, wise and expedient to resort to
this means, is a political question to
be determined by congress when the
question of exigency arises, and not
a judicial question to be afterward
passed upon by the courts. It fol
lows that the act of May 31, 1878, is
constitutional and valid." A strong
dissenting opinion is filed by Judge
Field, who, in concluding, very point
"If congress has the power to make
the notes of the United States a legal
tender and to innko thorn paaa ns
money, it may be asked what neces
sity was there lo invest it by the con
stitution witn power, to borrow
money? If it can make money, why
borrow it? And if the notes of the
united States, with a legal-tender
quality, ae money or the equivalent
oi money, wny snould congress not
at once issue a sufficient amount to
pay all the bonds of the United
States? Why pay interest on a thou
sand million of dollars of bonds when
it can in one day make the money, to
pay them? It would not, indeed; sur
prise me if there be a call from many
quarters upon . the goverment- to ia'
sue such notes for the bonds. "Who
can object to it if the doctrine de
clared by the court is sound? And
why should there be. any restraint
upon the unlimited appropriations by
the government for all imaginary
schemes of public improvement if the
printing press can furnish all the
money that is needed for them?"
A Chicago statesman, -who- Las
made the pilgrimage to Grevatoiie,!
constituents that he fojjnd. 3Ltr. Til
den in "fair condition." The xacfc
meaning of this phrase, as used by
an expert, canno.t be even guessed at
"Pair" is a ivord of wide significance
on the boundless prairies. Applied
to pork ifc means one thing. Set be
fore wheat it means something else.
Prefixed to lard gives it another del
icate and mysterious, significance
As a weather expletive it may signify
tnat tne tuennomefcGr was ten or
fifteen degrees below zero. "We are,
therefore, as rauoh in the dark as
ever with respect to the health of the
great candidate. "Why not send a
commissioner to Greystone and lot
us know exactly how he is? This un
certainty is painful. Let all the
presidential candidates of both part
ies be authorized to diagnose the
case and give the country an acourate
report. For our part we believe that
Mr. Tilden died years ago and that
some impostor is deceiving the west
ern tategmen who visit his old home.
Talking of the effort to tax money
in general, and of the mortgage tax
law in particular, the Oregonian com
presses a good deal of financial truth
into the following paragraph: "All
experience shows that the way to
make money abundant and cheap is
to let it entirely alone. Mou in Port
land who refuse to lend on mortgage
when ten per cent, is offered invest
large sums in government bonds at
less than half that rate of interest.
Why? Because government bonds
escape publicity, and because the
government bond is subject to no
charges and gives the investor no
trouble. A like policy on the part of
the state would make money abun.
dant and cheap for all purposes. But
men will not lend money, except at
high interest, under conditions which
spread the transaction before the
world and subject the evidence of
the debt to tax charges whioh never
can be foreknown, but which will cer
tainly be three, four or five times
higher than the tax charges on prop
erty in other forms."
Henry Villabd's proposed trip to
Europe for the benefit ot his broken
health has apparently been postponed
and he appears down, town again in
New York. His -wife retains the
$250,000 place on the Hudson from
the wreck of hec- husband's fortune,
and the family are still occupying
their great kouse in New York, the
interior of which is said to resemble
an Italian palace. . It would seem
that the wreck was not so complete
after alL The unfortunate stock
holders of the Transcontinental com
pany threaten suits against the direc
tors for deception.
Pending presidential nominations
the eastern press is hard up for sen
sational editorializing.. The World
"smells the blood of an Englishman"
and says our beloved country and its
republican institutions are in danger,
for the Saxoa from over the sea has
in the last few years bought 20,000,
000 acres of American soil The
argument is made that England is
trying to do in the nineteenth, what
she failed to do in the eighteenth
century conquer the "United StateB,
and the British monarchy and ariutoc
raoy are to be transferred to this
side of the Atlantic.
The Temple of Jerusalem, writes a
special Paris correspondent of the
Pilot, is to be rebuilt by the com
bined efforts and contributions of
twelve American millionaires, two of
whom have already gone to Palestine
to Btudy on the spot the most efficient
means of putting into execution their
gigantic and oo3tly project.
A "GENTiiEirAN of education and ex
perience1 advertises in a Des Moines
paper for employment in writing
speeches for members of the legisla
ture. His terms are $5 for a ten
minutes speech, and fc2 for each ad
ditional five minutes, "satisfaction
guaranteed" and the "strictest confi
Instantaneous Photographs 1
The late and nw style dry plate Photo
graphs arc made daily at the
Astoria Plotapast Gallery,
Cor. of Buntonaad Squemoqua Stieets,
Opposite the Court Hcuse.
AJCD. SATISFACTION GUABAKTEEO.
8. B. CROW.
Delinquent School Tax.
rflilE DELINQUENT SCHOOL TAX LIST
JL of School District 2Co 1, Is now In mv
hands lor collection. Parties interested
vnii go em themselves accoroinely.
Sheriff Clatsop County.
Astoria, Or., March 13th. 1681.
n-HE STEAMER FLEKTtTOOD, WILL
JL ncrt receive freight for way ports, on and
after this dale.
Astoria, Or.. March 19th, 18S1.
"Wednesday, ilarch 19th, at 2 o'clock P. M.
At the Auction 2toom of
:B. S. v orsley
One Whitehall Boat One KtKhinjr Boat. 170
lachoms New Web (No. 10 Barbour Twine)
Cooking Ranees. Stove, Lounges, Tables,
Sewinz Machines. Chairs, ljunus. Carpets,
and a General Assortment of Miscellaneous
Hoods. Remember the Time and Place.
B. 8. WOKS LEY, Auctioneer.
Price of Moulding
ON AND AFTEH THIS DATE WE WILL
sell all moulding over two inches at
half a cent per Inch per foot; all mouldings
under two Inches, at five-eighths of a cent
per Inch per foot.
3Iarch 8th, ISSt.
O. A. STINSON & CO.,
AC -Capt. Rogers old sta&d, corner of Gas
and Court Streeta.
.Jnip na Cannery work. Horseshoeing.
WSigos made and repaired. Good work
F. W. STKCHHAN Lessee.
W.M. EMEKSON, I'roprietoraml Manager,
Saturday Evening, March 22nd.
ONE NIGHT ONLY!
THE EVENT OF THE SEASON.
IX ITS ENTIKETY.
The entire company now plavinj: at the
Standard 7 heatre w.II jiosltively
Their Brilliant First Part,
New and Laughable Sketches.
And a Screaming Afterpicre.
By Just the Plain Con.edian,
The fallowing names are guarantee whit
:i treat Is In store :
Cahrley Reed, Just the Plaiu Comedian.
Bill? Sneatman, Ecceuttlc Comedian and
Oar Quartette, Ben Clark, n. F. Bishop, H.
V. Frillman, Frank Vomga
Gilbert Saronj-, m his original eccentricities.
Wilson and Cameron, in Acrobatic Songs and
F. B. Xalcora, the greatest Female Imper
sonator. Griffin and Bice, in rollicking Ethiopian
Cass Downing, and his superb Orchestra
Treasurer lor Win. Emerson.
Bakery I, Confectionery
Coffee and Ice Cream Parlors.
Ixx Every Style.
Bread and Cakes
OF ALT, KI.DS.
"Weddings and Parties supplied with strictly
-French and Aineriean-o
Manufactured, Wholesale and Retail.
IN THE CITY
Made from the Finest Flour
F. B. ELBERSON'S
SEASIDE BAKERY !
CAKES AND CONFECTIONERY.
Everything flrst class and guaranteed.
The new Steamer
tf'.P. JOHAXSEN, - - - Master
Will leave for TILLAMOOK, on
When Freight Is Offered,
FOR SAILING DATES AND PAETICTJ
lars apply to J. G. HUSTLES. Mam
street Wharf. Astoria : A LI. EN LEWIS.
Portland ; J. k STORY Tillamook.
BANKING AND INSURANCE!
I. W. CASE,
Broker, Banker, and. Insur
ASTORIA, - OREGOX.
OFFICE HOURS :
From 9 o'clock A. M. until 3 o'clock P. 31.
INTEREST ON DEPOSITS.
HE UNDERSIGNED "WOULD RE
snectfully Inform the citizens of Astoria
and vicinity that he will pay intere.t n
dally deposits and balances, from this date
until further notice.
March 61 b.lSSl.
Liverpool and London and Globe.
North British and mercantile
Of London and Edinburgh.
Old Connecticut of Hartford,
COMMERCIAL .OF CALIFORNIA
Fire Insurance Companies,
Representing a Capital of $67,000,000.
A. VAN DUSEN. Aeent.
ASTORIA LIQUOR STORE,
AUG. DANIELSON, -
Rebuilt and Refitted Throuchont.
The Best of
friar eh. iiiQiroits.AXD cigabm
For a Good Cigar, call for one of
Corner West lUh and WaterStreets, Astoria.
B. S. Worsley,
t&TOf&ce and "Ware Rooms on Squemoqua
street, next aoor io corner vi uiucy .
Advancements made on Consignments-
V Ckarffe ar Storage ef Geoi.
You Are Sure
Leading Furniture House
IvL v l Ife & f 4 Ia Ut'Bmtri
Hall, Office, Library, Parlor
AVe are without a doubt showing1
line of CHAMBER SUITS in this
manship and Finish.
We Carry an IMMENSE STOCK OF CARPETS of All Designs
and Colors in
Body, Roxbury, and Tapestry Brussels, Three Plys,
Extra Supers and Ingrains.
TjADIES' PRIVATE COMPANION
& COMMON SENSE MEDICAL INSTRUCTOR FOR LADIES ONLY';
Containing full information In reference toill questions relating to Wmnnnlinotl, the
befer to enable tin sex to fulfill their duties and enjoy theuise.ves in their various rela
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asy of umietstaudlng and above all other recommendation, It Is thoroughly reliable
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It is a worK which til.s a placa occupied by no o her book, and Is a complete library In
.itself. No lady howevt-r sensitive, will ever regret its perusal. It gives information which
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it and thus remain in ignorance of its peculiar, rnteri.nluiua id l.-rii-iive teaching
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SEX. It 1 handsomely bound and Illustrated. Sent post paid to ladle only, upon
receipt of 8 J .110. Address tne
ROCHESTER PUBLISHING CO.
Nos. 32, 33, and 33 Oaburu Block,
ROCHESTER, X. X.
THE rVEW TORE
Opposite tho Parker House.
Headquarters for the Young
and the Old.
Books Musical Instruments. Toys Sta
tionery and Novelties ol Every
.ill the Lending Publications
or the Dnj-.
Ask to be shown the Clariona, the latest
novel of mechanical ingenuity.
J. W. RUDDOCK,
Practical Plumbing in All Its
Steam and Gas Fixtures,
A Complete Stock of First-class Material.
All Work Gmtruntecd.
Ofllc and Shop on Cass Street, rear of
's bank, Astoria, Oregon.
Fresh and Cured Meats.
SAUSAGE A SPECIALTY.
Next Door to John Rogers' Central Market.
Astoria Shooting Gallery
Next Door to A. G. Spexarth's
Chenainus stteet, near Main.
a?i-y Your sWm
A9 a MarKsman, and win a
First-clas3 Guns : Charges Moderate.
Open till 10:30 P.M.
A. W. GATES, - - Proprietor.
FURNISHED ROOMS TO LET.
AT MRS. "GEO. HILLEB'S, NEXT DOOR
to Westoa HoUL
jtf the k
Oew York Novelty
to be Suited
ASH, AND MAPLE.
the Largest and Most Complete
city, unequaled in Design, "Work
IMPORTED AND DOMESTIC.
THE BEST BRANDS OF TOBACCO.
Cor. Squemoqua and Olney Streets, Astoria.
Tho Oregon Improvement Co.
Now have lor sale at tho new Bunkers.
SEATTLE COAL '
For Domestic use, clean, 9T.se per ton of
For Steam U3e, average, SG.50 per ton of
For Steam use, screenings. $i.5 per ton of
Also constantly on hand Firgt-class
For Blacksmith usa, at market rates.
Royal Brand Flour
Manufactured by the
OREGON MILLING COMPANY
Is of Superior Quality, and Is Endorsed
by all who us It.
THE HOUSEKEEPER'S FAVORITE
Of Superior Rising Quality.
Guaranteed to Give Satisfaction.
WYATT & THOMPSON
Hole Agents for Aatorla.
11 HESE CELEBRATED MEDICINAL
. Spring- situated In Lane County, Oregon,
areunequa'edforthe cure of Catairhal af
fections, Kheumatbm, and Dyspepsia, as
th usands throughout the Northwest will
Everj' care Is "riven Invalids and those
who seek the benefits t the waters
Carriages leav the St Cbarh-s Hotel. Eu
gpne City, every W ednesday and Saturday,
direct for the Springs.
ONE GOOD MILCH COW FOUR YEARS
old. Inquire of
oiu. " .PR. JAY.TUTTLK.
IER apply to the Captain, or to
Fine Goods - ReducedPrices
Ladies desirous of procuring Goods
unequaled in Style and Finish will
take pleasure in examining our
SILKS, SATINS and DRESS GOODS.
GENTS' FURNISHING DEPARTMENT,
Everything is Complete
and of the loest.
THE NEW MODEL
A TULIi STOCK ALWAYS ON HAND.
:es. h.. tt a tvejb.
Two doors east of Occident Hotel. ASTORIA, OREGON.
John A. Montgomery,
Tin, Sheet Iron and Copper Ware.
A Gei eral Assortment of
Magee Stoves and Ranges
The Best In the market.
Piumbing goods of all kinds on hand. Job
work done In a workmanlike manner.
PLUMBING, GAS FITTING,
Attended to Promptly on Reasonable Terms.
Chennmns Street, Xext to C Jj. Parker's Store.
ASTORIA. - - OREGON,
ft A A
RTIN OLSEN & CO.
. EALERS IN BrS
FUENITUKE 25 BEDDING.
Corner 3Inin and tiquenioqnn Streets. Astoria, Oregon.
WINDOW SHADES AND TRIMMINGS; WALL PAPER ETC.
A Complete Stock.
PRI0ES AS CHEAP AS QUALITY WILL AFFORD.
,11.1. K1DS OF FirRHflTinSE REPAIRED AII VARISFIED.
LESS THAN COST !
A Large and Complete Stock
IS TO BE SOLD !
AT THE SIGN OF
The Golden Shoe.
On Squemoqua Street.
A Complete Assortment of
BOOTS AND SHOES
Of the FINEST QUALITY,
GREATLY REDUCED PRICES
Ladies' and Children's Shoes
If You Want a BARGAIN Oo Not
Miss This Opportunity.
THESE GOODS WILL BE SOLD AT A
LESS THAN COST-
7 I. J. ABVOLD, Affect.
Eben P. Parfor, Master.
For TOWING, FREIGHT or CHAR
II. B. PARKER.
RANGE CAN BE HAD IN AS
TORIA ONLY OF
E. B. BAWB8,
CALL AND EXA3ITNE IT, i'OU
WILL BE PLEASED.
E. K. HA WES 13 also agent for the
ftt patent CooUi Store
t And other first-class stoves.
Furnaco "Work. Steam Tit
t-iims. etc, a specialty.
The best of California and Foreign
Wines and Liquors
Kept Constantly on Hand
Domestic aud. Foreign Cigars ef
the best Brands.
NATIONAL BREWERY BEER.
On Concondy between Benton.and Lafa
lm GEORGE GORLIEE
I. W. CASE,
IMPORTER AND WHOLESALE AND KB
TAIL DEALER IN
Corner Chenamoa and C&as streets.