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VOL. XX, NO. J 0:2.
ASTORIA, OREGON, TUESDAY, APRIL 15. 1884.
PRICE, FIVE CENTS.
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A NEVADA COURTSHIP.
Origin of the Drama "On the Yel
lowstone."' Six or seven years ago Judge Black
burn iwonB'oi the leading jurists
of Nevada. His daughter "Marv . then
not quite seventeen yeara old, "was a
lovely girl tall lithe, and with a glo
rious head of deep blonde hair, of
that peculiar shade which hesitates
"on the border of the lightest brown.
. They were at that time at Silver
" City, Nov., and she was besieged with
admirers, whom the Judge endeavored
with a popular sort of parental mon
opoly, to keep at arm's mength.
Probably the most obnoxious of all
these to him was'-'Harry J. Norton, a
bright young newspaper man, who
was publishing a typical mining-camp
journalftfiere. 5fortonwa3a romant
ic looking -fellow, dark-haired and
handsome, and had a history full of
adventure. He had been a soldier,
had fought his way into Mexico; he
had been a scout and in government
mploy; had threaded the labjrinths
'of the. Yellowstone in the most mar
velousiairyland that the fopt of man
ever txodf he'was the sole survivor of
a wildraid "of the Afcpaches on the
Gila river, and escaped by sheer and
desperate courage alone; ho had been
a-gold miner, a hunter all alono in
leagues of prairie land, and, above all,
he was a keen observer, an easy and
graceful talker, and the-e "moving
incidents by flood and field'' wove
tnemselves into his conversation, and
lent it an ineffable charm. He wasa
man of undoubted nerve; will power
was a dominant trait of his charac
ter, and it is not at all strange that
he soon captivated the belle of the
Judge Blackburn, however, regard
ed,, him with dislike and suspicion.
He said freely that he considered
him a dangerous and dissolute man,
and declined to entrust the future
happiness of his child in his hands,
ftorton loved her tenderly and
rely, and was not the man
to be balked. Next to hua
aelf ' the mst prominent suitor
waS a rich Mexican, who had
driftdjorth, and whose name has
escaped .the pen. He was, however,
rich, rather dashing, and a really
dangerous rival anywhere. Norton
fancied ihat he was standing in the
way and prejudicing the judge against
him, and he lost no time in finding a
pretext for a quarrel and challenging
him toa dueL The challenge was in
stantly accepted, the Mexican, as the
challenged party, choosing Colts
revolvers, at twenty paces, and an
early hour next morning as the time.
Prompt to the minute they met
During the night Norton had worked
aft usual -at his office, coolly grinding
out ' oopyl for, the printers and cor
recting 'proof as nonchalantly ns
thongh'he was anticipating nothing
more serious than a good sleep at the
end of it. The last sheet of "copy"
he wrote was a brief obituary of him
self, and, hanging it on his hook, told
the foreman, without mentioning its
nature, to run it in tue next issue i
in case he did not return. ;
The'place selected for the duel was !
a level spot in the rear of some shat
tered adobe houses. They stood
backto"!back, and at "one, two, three'
"hereto wheel and1 fire. At "three"
Norton turned deliberately and sent
a bullet straight through his oppon
ent's heart. The Mexican's ball had
It was yetlfi the earlygra? of dawn,
and the journalist hastened to Blaek
burn's housewand.-old Mary plainly
just what hai."happened, also that he
"I will goipjth jou,',4ihe"said.
She never; .re-entered the house.
Norton protfred'lier wraps in the
camp, and they left together before
the sun wmsjip. "Of course she was
soon misfrsdfand, linking her absence
with the news of the duel, which
reached him -shortly, Judge Black
burn tU4fno( have ;much. difficulty in
arriving at an understanding of the
case. -He "was a stern oldvman, and
started in pursuit, fully determined,
so he often afterward said, to kill
them both. " His instant construction
was that the journalist had enticed
the girTajiraand, In the relentless
old code of morality, he preferred
death to dishonor.
Norton, however, had no such
notioaTJ'ey struck the stage and
took pMesgeJ&s any lady and gentle
man -sfight, for Virginia City. En
route the angered father pressed them
to hard thaf they were compelled to
abandon the stage, and securing
horses, finished the trip in the saddle.
They arrived in Virginia City half an
hour bjead, and when Judge Blackburn-arrived
he was confronted by a
marriage certificate. Although he
onoluded not. to do any killing, he
sever entirely forgave Norton, and
-returned to his home feeling that he
had been1 deeply wronged. Nobody
was particularly affected by the death
.&JbeTMexfcan. and the prosecution
euietly diedut for lack of interest
For two gears' the young couple led
i roving life, drifting wherever the
-shiftiWjr fortune of nomadic western
jornaasfjurew the husband. For a
tuue,they were in the Black Hills,
but soaie '-cold-brick',' confidence
SMOf whosfNortox? exposed; combined
their ialvehoe to'freezerhim out. His
next objective joint "was Leadville,
ncC reJactthtFto take "his girl wife to
wo turbulent a; camp, Norton sent her
hoBxetoTierparents -in Nevada and
wenfcto-fight the battle alone. He
wasiioon a popular character there,
-jrhidh had recently been started.
' ""Awhile at Leadville - Norton pub
tifbfcd a book, half, romance and- half
Ejstory?nl, On the Yellow
atotte' It was the idealized story of
SrVdventaresrana', while itnever
rewedjfche author,a fortune, its sale
wWwOJClfi9LvhKrd'1work and a
reokjeas life broke Norton down, and
fa -tfas seawdjwith 'pneumonia. His
wiff wW'teteBTsphed'for 'and come in
jth'riwg-lumbering stage on the
feeing thafchtfdjed. They,topKher
tch'tAKeiof oaf ahid he-lay,
3rrt6neat'tue bedside was pit-
be7odJ4Uoras. -lathe delir-
flswUyjfcaken away by
Notion' wis ''buried 'un-
der the pinion trees in the Carlonate
hills, and the widow of less than 20
went back to Nevada, carrying with
her the dead Bohemian's few effects,
including the mauusoript of a revis
ion of his book,"On the Yellowstone,"
making more of a story and less of a
history of it. A purse was raised for
her among her husband's old associ
ates, and she drifted out of sight It
was alterward learned that she went
with her father to the Paoific coast,
and a few years ago became suddenly
enriched by a legacy left her by a
relative. It was with this money that
she made her theatrical venture in
New York, again opposing the wishes
of her parent, and again withont
warning leaving his house. "Salmi
Morse's play. On the Yellowstone,
was in reality a dramatization of
Harry Norton's book.
C. W. Fulton for Congre.
As the time approaches for the
state convention the various portion
of the state are bringing forward their
best men to succeed Hon. M. C.
Gfqrge the present efficient member
of congress, who I understand does
not want to be his own successor. I"
would therefore suggest and urge
the nomination of Hon. C. "VT. Fulton,
ox-senator from Clatsop, Tillamook
and Columbia counties, who was an
active and efficient member of tin
state senate, and his opinions, judg
ment and influence were sought from
all portions of this slate; and judging
from his impartial actions in said
body I do not think I am wrong
when I &ay that he is the best man
for the general intenSt and wel
fare of this state that can be nominat
ed at the coming convention.
I have lived in this state since 184-1,
iud I will advance a few reasons why
I think the above named counties are
entitled to name the man to fill the
honorable positipn. Astoria is the
oldest city in this state and second
in population and is situated in the
northwest corner of the state at the
mouth of the great and mighty Colum
bia river which drains Oregon, Wash
ington Territory and Idaho; whose
gateway and cascades need improve
ment which will benefit every section
of this state and the world at large.
And this section demands special
attention at the hands of our repre
sentatives. There are our bays and
harbors south from the Columbia to
to Rogue river, and north to the Brit
ish possessions, which need light
houses, buoys and other improve
ments for the better protection of
commerce which no person can un
derstand as well a3 ono who has lived
for years at the mouth of this great
highway, and gathered the ideas of
the commercial world as to the wants
of this section and the coast of Oie
gon. Such a man we find the Hon.
C. "W. Fulton to be.
This section of this- state has uevei
had a man to run on the state ticket
for any office whatever, nnd this will
be the first time in ih- hislon. ol tln
state that wo coufe to the front and
ask at the hands of the Republicans
the honor of naming the candidate
I feel confident that if Hon. C. "W.
Fulton is elected he will fill the po
sition with so much credit to himself
and the state that his constituents
will not be sorry for their choice.
JAS. W. WELCH.
Astoria, Apiil 11, 1S&L
Northern Pacific Deed-.
The deeds which the Northern Pa
cific Railroad company give to pur
chasers of their lands stipulate that
the company reserves all the mining '
rights on the lands, also to build as
many lines of road over them as thej
please, and put buildings for depots,
shops, etc., on it as they choose. The
buyer is allowed to put a good, lawful
fence each side all the lines they may
build, and various other things,
which make it a question whether a '
man owns the land after he buys and '
pays for it Olympia Courier.
With such a deed a man does not
own the land, and cannot warrant it j
to a purchaser. It is his only until
the company wants it again, or any
part of it, when he is bound to sur
render to them, with all its improve-
ments, or remove the same, without
the cost of a dollar to the company. -It
is no title at all the company gives,
and the man who buys from it be
comes its serf. Seattle Post-Intelligencer.
The Democratic national conven
tion, at Chicago in July next, will
consist of 802 delegates an increase .
of 6i rer those holding seats in the
last national Democratic convention.
at Cincinnati in 1880. The two-thirds
rule will still prevail, and it will re-!
quire 535 votes to nominate.
lis,Tnd., states: "Mr. Harry J. Miller,
associate editor of this paper, was re- j
nevea oy dc oacoDS uii oia severe
attack of rheumatism.
Drink Mil k and Grow Fat
And don't forget that
X. 3ST. Xtrla.xxca.
Milk by the Glass, Pint, or Quart,
At his Fruit Statid, on Chenamus street.
Opposite Spexarth's Gun -tore.
Oregon Paint and Varnish Works,
Paints, TanM anl Lacper.
Any shade mixed and ground to order.
C. F. PEAKSOS &. Co.,
P.O. Box 148. Portland, Op.
FIRST CLASS SHAVING
Hair Dressing Saloon.
FITTED UP IN A NEW AND ARTISTIC
manner. Every attention nald patrons.
I have Qtted up and openea a flrst-ela3
Barbershop at Carl Adler's old stand on
Chenamus street, and am ready tor business
M2 3iti LKN.OHLER.
STATE A.ND COUNTY TAXES A BENOW
due and pajahleaUnj office.
U iberuT Clatsop Co,
THE GREAT GERMAN
Simm Csts, BnusM,
InJ H other tolUf uLh
nm CEST3 1 Borni
Soil by nX Dm stf tt al
Deila. DLrrcUati la 11
rcM. iui VcjrJclCa.)
Hcrt ur, 214, C. S. A.
TliekIitiieSuUaDunlRT of t'ie blood.
and heii tln-ir :ntict ons aie Interfered with
through ve iknes. t!if v nseil tnnlnp. Tliev
J bepc, ? liealt ifullv actiwtiyilie use of Hos-
of ifll f from tlier sources. This sunerb
stimulatiig:oiiic also prt-ents and arrests
fevtrstud a;ut', constliation. lher coni-J
plaint, dpeioia. rlit'uniatlsin and other all-
iuph .. Us- II with legularlty.
Kr shIo by a S Drm-jjlsts and Dealers '
0 and MALARIA. -
h rom iheso sources arise three-fonrtha
oftho diseases oftbo human race. These
symptoms Indicate their existence:
XiOrs of Appetite, Bowels costive,
hick Headache, fullness after eat
ing, aversion to exertion ofbodv or
mind, Eructation of fond, Irritabil
ity of temper, I,or spirits, Afccllng
of having neglected some duty,Dlz
zliiestf,FluttcrlngattheUeart,Dots before the eyes, hlglily colored
the use of a remedy that acta directly on
PILLS have no equal. Thclractlonon
the Kidneys and Skin is also prempt:
removing all impurities through these
three scavengers of tlie sj stem,"
producing appetite, sound digestion.
Titular stools, a clear skin and a vig
orousbody. TDTT'S PILLS causo no
nausea or griping nor inturlero -with.
iLiIlV irork hjiii nrn n nppfnok
ANTIDOTE TO MALARIA.
bold every whcre25i. Office 41 MnrrnySt.N VT.
TUTTS HAIR DYE.
vratiaib ok VHisKERS changod in.
stantly to a Giissr Black by a slnglo
application of ihls Drc. Sold by Drug,
dsta.orsent by express on receipt of JU
Ofllce, -li JIurrar Street, Kew York.
nrrra uwvu, or trszna sxuips no.
IS T11F. CITY
Made from the Finest Flour
F. B. ELBERSON'S
SEASIDE BAKERY !
rsk.,r.ri 4lir ,--,,,.,
CAKES AND CONFECTIONERY.
F.verjthlntf first dfis and guaranteed.
Coffee and Ico Cream Parlors.
Bread and Cakes
OF ALL KIXDS.
Weddings aud Parlies supplied with strictly
o-Prench and American-o
Manufactured, Wholesale aud Retail.
ON THE ROADWAY.
FURNISHED ROOMS TO LET.
AT MRS. GEO. HILLER'S, NEXT DOOR
to Weston Hotel.
r i f '"i Titi' n "WKmmf
The Mammoth Clothing Emporium
Opens This Day for Inspection.
3Pa?osi et-t Zero.
M. D. KANT, The Boss Merchant Tailor
Hardware aad Slip Cjanftlerj
A.VAN DUSEN & CO..
Hardware and Ship Chandlery,
Pure Oil, Bright Varnish,
Binacle Oil, Cotton Canvas,
Hemp Sail Twine,
Cotton Sail Twine,
Wrought Iron Spikes,
Galvanized Cut Nails,
la !: und tills. ro.-ori;Nclc
IO.OOO BOTTLS" SULD "
Great Northwestern Remedy.
Oregon Blood Purifieel
KIDNEY L1VRI)ISASES. DYSPEP3IA.
Those who work i-aiH and lao nee a
holc5omf, lellalileM.illeJne IIK Pfundcr's
Oregon Blood rurlfler. As a reiiid and
lre ciiiai He of ilssi'.ti It cannot he hi-at.
It checks Bheumntlsiu and Malaria, reliec
CouMlpatlou. lljKjiepla and Biliousness and
puts fresh eitct; Into t he m -tern hv in.iktng
ew Hlch BlooU. All nm?,lsf. and Deal
ers Keep It. ?1 00 bottles C f.r $.r.oa
STYLE AND FINISH.
A COMPLETE STOCK.
C. H. BAIN & CO.
Doors, Windows, Blinds, Transoms
Turning, Bracket Work.
A specialty, and all work guaranteed.
Oak, Ash, Bay, an 1 Walnut lumber ; Ore
gon and Port Orford Cedar.
All kinds of boat material on hand.
C. II. BA1S Sc CO.
m HESE CELEB KATED MEDICINAL
JL Springs situated iu Lane County, Oregon,
are unequa'ed for th ure if Catarrhal af
fections. Rheumatism, and Dyspepsia, as
thousands throughout the Northwest will
Eery care Is clven Invalids and those
who seek the benefits of the waters.
Carrinces leav the St. Charles Hotel. Eu
gene City, every Wednesday and Saturday.
airec: tor tne springe.
K AACORDS DRY HEMLOCK WHICH
tlA I will deliver at four dollars per
cord. Leave address ni oarn r aiones.
- March 31st, 18&L
Finest and Best
Of Men's and Boys' Wearing
North of San Prancisco.
Look Out for Novelties
Cont-tiiH the OhMrest Patterns iu
Spring and Summer Goods.
X Complete Fit aifd Workmanship
Guaranteed In all Garments.
MB i n
Guaranteed a Superior Article
- w?35eS- naue sa,Me Im 1S-
. ARNDT & KKRCHRN.
The Pioneer Machine Shop
Doner anop ?sgss
All kinds oi
i STEAMBOAT WORK
Promptly attended to.
A specialty made of repairing
FOOT OF LAFAYETTE STREET.
ARNDT & FERCHEN,
Agents for Oregon, Washington Territory,
and Alaska for
Engines, Soldering -Machines,
Improved Acid Bath and Crimping
Power Presses, Foot Presses,
And all other machinery used iu canneries,
Including the new
Working without 5niall springs, constantly
We respectfully luvita all canncrymen to
call and examine tho ab ve-machinery as It
Is greatly suptrlir to any heretofore intro
duced on this coast. Orders solicited.
AUXDT &, KEItCHEX,
Epot of Lafaj elto Street,
ASTORIA IRON WORKS.
Benton Stbeet, Neab Parker Housk,
ASTORIA. - OREGON
GENERAL MACHINISTS AltD
Boiler.Work, Steamboat Work
and Cannery Work a spe-
Or all Descriptions made to Order
at Short Xotl(e.
A. D. WA3S, President.
J. G. HusxLEK.becretary,
I. W. Case, Treasurer."
Seining Ground for Rent.
IN FRONT OF B. C. KINDRED'S CLAIM,
near Fort Stevens.
Enquire on the premises or-xf 0. A. May,
HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS.
II. B. PARKKB. Prop.,
AbTORrA, . . OREGON.
AI. CROSBY. - - Day Clerk-
Phil. BOWERS, - - Night Clerk.
Jas-DOFFY has the Bar and PilUlard room.
First Class in all Respects.
FREE COACH TO THE HOUSE.
A Good Cup of Coffee
AND OYSTERS AT
Mrs. Powell's Coffee House,
On Muln Street next to Oregon Bakery.
SRW AXD HTRLIi EQUIPPED
f..Scrra haH rt built hli et.ihlbhn eut and
Is prepared to accommodate tho traveling
A good meal furnished at any hour of the
day or night,
'i he Quest Liquors and Cigars at the bar.
Tho doors west of Ike Foster's.
n2S-6m LUIGI SERRA.
Fipres to Lie !
OF THE CH0F HOUSE
Can prove by his hooks that he Is doing the
Diggest Business oi any
In the city, and he will guarantee to give
ine Dest meai ior casn.
Mala street, Astoria, OrecoH.
RESPECTFULLY CALL THE ATTEN
tlon of the public to the fact that the
above Market will always be supplied with a
FULLVARIETY AND BEST -QUAlITK
AIMK CURED MEATS ! !
- v vt -mips, r , ,
YnIch will be sold at lowest rates, whole
sale and retail
K Special attention given to supplying
N. DAVICH & CO. - - Proprietors.
Leave Your Orders for
Fish, Game, Eggs, Butfer,
We furnish Provisions, Fresh and In Good
Condition, Dresed Chickeus, Vegetables,
and Market Produce of all kind3 In season.
A Fine htoek of Family Wines, Liquors,
Clgirs and Tobaccos.
WHERRY fe COMPANY,
Fresli and Cured Meats,
FRUITS BUTTER, and EGGS.
OPPOSITE OCCTDE HOTEL,
CHENAM UH Street. Astoria, Or
WYATT & THOMPSON.
FRESH AND CURED MEATS,
Crockery and Glassware.
Mill Food, OEIto.
A. M. JOHNSON. O. J. JOHNSON.
Astoria Sail Loft.
SAILS, TENTS, 'AWNINGS,
And everythlngelse pertaining to our
Lowest Pries and Best Work
For your Money,
At the Old Stand.
iPeave your orders and get yonr work
aoue at once.
JOHNSON i CO.
- . Oregon.
- T.tG; RjMUNGS,
Wholesale and Retail Dealer in
Tropical, Domestic, Green and Dried
AUTS. CANDD3S, DRIED-MEATS, ETC.
Fia Clears aa Tafeacco.
2ext door to I. J. ArTold'a.qnomoqua St.
OKO. A. DORBIS, QKO. SOlStt
XOI.lIVI A DORBIS,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
Ofllce in Kinney's Block, tpposlte CityT
Hall, Astoria, Oregon.
Q R. THOISOiV,
Attorney and Counselor at Law.
Room No. c, os er White House,
C. YT. FULTOX. O. C. FtTLTOX.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
Rooms 5 and 6. Odd Fellows Building.
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Chenamus treet, - - ASTORIA, OREGON
JOSEPH A. GILL,
jrarOfflce tt,th J- Q' A. Bowlby,
ri J. CUIITIS ,
ATT'i' AT LAW.
Notary rubllc. Commissioner of Deed Toi
Caluorula, 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.
A V. A LI, EX.
FIRE INSURANC E C05IPANIES.
P C ROLDKX,
AUCTIONEER, COMiUSSION AND IN
- ARCHITECT AND DRAUGHTSHAN.
Scholars received for Course of Draughting
E8r"Ofllce over White nouse Store.
Clatsop County, and City of Aftturlu
OlQce.: -Chenamus street, Y. M. O. A. hall
Room No. 8.
J BEXSOA 31ABTIX.3I.D.,
Pkyslclan and Surgeon.
ASTdRIA, - -- OREGON.
OFFiCK-Roora 12, Odd Fellows Building.
RK3itfE'CE IJume's building, up stairs.
TAY TUTTliE. 31. D.
PHYSICIAN A$D SUKGEON
Offiok Rooms 1, 2, and 3. Pythian Build
ing. Residence On Cedar Street, back or
St. Mary's Hospital.
F. P. HICKS. A. E. SHAW.
mens & sjotaw.
Rooms In Allen's Building, up stairs, cor
ner Cass aud Squemuqua streets. Astoria,
Sa Genevieve street, opposite Bozorth
Bozorth & Johns,
Real Estate and Insurance Agents,
Buy and sell all kinds of Real Estate and
represent the following Fire
Insurance Conpinles :
Scottish Union and Na
tional, Fhcenlx of Hartford
Home of New York,
Hamburg and Bremen.
Fhenlx of Brooklj n,
Policies written by us In the Phoenix and
Home and Scot" lsh Union and National at
BANKING AND INSURANCE !
1. W. CASE,
Broker, Banker, and Insure
ASTOKIA, - OREGON.
OFFICE HOURS :
From 9 o'clock A. M. until 3 o'clock P. 3L
B. S. Worsley,
"Office and Ware Rooms on Squemoqua
Street, nexttloor to corner of Olney.
Advancements made on Consignments
No Charges for Storage of Goads.
A Private Carriage
CAN BE PROCURED AT ANY HOUR
by sending order to Occident Hotel or
B. F Steyens & Co.'s store.
Passengers and baggage taken to morning
boats. Ready at all times.
Promptness and Satlifactloa Guaranteed.
, F. D. BLAKE.
GEORGE I0VETT, .
Tailorii, Gleaning, Repairii,
NEAT, CHEAP AND QUICK; t
Mala St., opposite Jf. Ieb'a, AstarJa. Or. ,