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ASTORIA, OREGON, FRIDAY,' MAY 23, 1384: '
PRICE, FIVE CENTS.
VOL. XXI, XO. 10.
A GENUINE BULL-FIGHT.
Tne Cowboys Testing The Mettle of
There had been considerable chaf
fing, variegated Tvith especially lurid
ilhistraiibng of the possibilities of
profanity, on the merits of the two
bulls, and for peveral nights the
smoke hung low over the camp fire3,
as if listening, too awe-stricken to
rise,, to the various stories of their
prowess in former struggles. Mur
cheson's men were to the westward
of the trail, but they came over to
Zingman's round-up, two miles to the
ejpt, every evening to talk over their
buii, and speculate on the chancea if
Zingman's men felt the spirit of own
ership in anything they want to pit
against him. But Zingman's people
hesitated. They had a bull, Texas,
which had killed everything he had
tackled, and they thought it an un
fair -advantage to turn -him loose
against so manifestly an inferior ani
mal as Murcheson's 1'Wild Bill,"
though they couldn't call to miud
any other animal they were willing to
risk money on.
Thib7position broke up the poker
gained 'and gave ripe to some pro
nounced polemics. If wind could
have settled the dispute it would
have been decided In favor of both
- sides. Belying on the anecdotes re
lated of each, one would suppose
that a contest between them could
only result in the termination of time.
Murcheson's men were a unit in the
statement that on one occasion ""Wild
Biliiad rushed his adversary down,
and, unable to stop his headway, had
gone home with a Baptist church on
his horns. Zingman's people conced
ed the possibility of thi-, but main
tained and proved conclusively by
the testimony of each other that
'Texas" had on one occasion picked
up an earthquake on his horns and
held it there until it agreed never to
visit that section again if he would
let it go. On this htate of facts it
was obvious that nothing but a meet
ing could definitely determine the su
periority, and the duel was arranged
for Sunday morning. The fight was
to come off on neutral ground, mid
way between the two herds. Every
cowboy was to have his weapons be
hind him, a judicious prrcautioa,
since the cowboy pibtol has a super
natural method bf discharging itself,
without reference to material causes.
Each side was to remain behind its
own bull, and neither to approach the
fracas closer than 300 jards, the
winners to take all the money to be
found on the persons or in the pos
session of the losers.
Bright and early Sunday morning,
the grass still shining in thojlew, and
XBM guu'gomm'Bymu vvwrj ivar
ise of a glorious prairie day, the bulls
were cut out of their respective herds
and driven to the battle ground. A
man who has never seen a Texas
,bnll doesn't know how much fight
can oe tiea up in one niae. oirong
and wiry, not .too heavy in the flank,
short of horn and quick in action, he
was built to fight, and contrives to
.-discharge his mission without involv
ing himself in the slightest unneces
sary complication. Lashed to mad
ness by the whips of the cowboys
laid on meroilessly to arouse their
rage, the two "bulls came in sight of
each other, and the backers withdrew.
JBy nature a Texas bull is all tho time
as mad as he can get, until he sees
another bull, then the thermometer
othis wrath goes to boiling point
"As they spied each other their
heads went down and their tails up.
They approached slowly and with a
sinuous motion, pawing the ground
and moaning. "Texas" appeared a
little the larger of the two, and he
was as fully as active as his foe. A
Jbrnndred paces apart they fairly
sprang from the earth, and the bel
low and the crash of meeting min
gled together as the ground trembled
-beneath them. "Texas1' had tho best
of it, for "Wild Bill" reooiled to his
haunches, but the game little bull re
covered first, and in the next attack
gored "Texas" under the head, near
Jy,reacbing his throat The onslaught
"was sib unexpected that ' Texas," still
dased by the first shook, failed to
counter on iiis adversary. But the
next rush found him prepared, and
nexeceived his enemy full on the
Jfag&iead, driving him again to his
launches. Before "Bill" could rally
'Texas" had raised the flesh off his
nigh fore-shoulder bone."
The smell of his own blood crazed
the little bull, and his next dash was
not straight He struck Texas ob
.liquely, throwing up the head of the
latter, and then turning, before he
had passed, he ripped up the b'"g bull's
off fore-leg. catching him behind the
shoulder and tearing out the muscles,
cords "and tendons. Though badly
lamed, Texas was not vanquished.
Once more he bore the little bull
"down, but Bill was the least injured
of the two, and, struggling to his
feet, he buried a horn in the old
wound. It is doubtful if he knew
what damage he- had done, for he
was halt blind with his adversary's
blood. Texas awaited tho next rush
where he stood, nor was he kept in
suspense. Bill was at him in a mom
ent, but the big .bull, sadly hurt,
windedtand tired, held his head high,
and Bill caught him between the
fore-legs, ripping him to the neck be
fore he tore away.
Then "Texas" turned, and a shout
from his backers announced his do
feat With a yell of victory and
derision Murcheson's men dashed
down and drove their bull back to
the herd. Three hours later the two
herds were in motion again, but 3Xur
"mboVs people were enriched to the
xtent of all cash whereof Zingman's
men had been seized at the time the
staggering slowly and painfully
-down the trail, "Texas'1 limped while
uhis way back to the ranch from
lgoh"she cam He couldn't go
6k to, his herd, for the 'cows will
trore a defeated bull to death. There
was no effort to bind up his wounds;
,. jiiwyidicln't-even offer to lead him to
water. And so alone he wandered
.A-ma.Vi beaten, disgraced and griev-
i.1.a .mhmmia a.W i. m ltf-41.1 ?li1n
JT WUIUIUCU) OUU 1U Ik llkklU IT UMO
loittoa Bight in the dust that
WAsmsoTox. May 2L
The house resumed consideration
of the Indiana election case of Eng
lish vs. Peelle. .
Blackburn supported the claims of
After considerable debate Peelle
addressed the house in his own be
half, and English's claims were advo
cated by Hurd, Springer, Henley and
Hart then offered as a substitute
for the majority resolution the reso
lution of the minority, confirming the
right of Peelle to the seat During
progress of the vote there was a great
deal of interest mani ested. English
sat at hi 3 desk in the first row, and
kept tally. Looking over his shoulder
stood his father, and a number of
members, watching each vote in
tently. At the conclusion, when it was evi
dent the resolution was agreed to,
Springer, who had voted in the nega
tive, changed his vote to the affirm
ative, for the purpose of moving a re
consideration. The vote was then
announced yeas 121, nays 117
Springer immediately moved a re
consideration, and Hart moved to lay
that motion on the table, pending
which Converse moved to adjourn,
and the motion was carried yeas 119,
najs 118, amid applause on the Demo
Washington, May 2l.
A number of petitions were pre
sented and referred, protesting against
any governmental assumption of tole
Harrison presented a counter peti
lion, setting forth that the Western
Union Company's employes ore en
gaged in getting signatures to peti
tions in opposition to the postal tele
graph. The resolution calling on tho presi
dent for information concerning tho
appointment of commissioners to ex-1
amine certain sections or tneiSortu- its usual concomitants dspeiin aid ncr
ern Pacific railroad was referred tovyusns Is seldom derivable f.ora the use
Mia ;tiri;n;DT.rr nnmmiftiift ,MO on of a nouilihiusj diet aud stimuli of nppetUe,
Uie judiciary committee jeas , unaided. A mediclnr that will effect a re
nays 23. nunaloltb specific obstacle to reaped
The following bills were rmssed:
8100,000; Opalousas, La., 50,000;
Portland, Oregon, $250,000: Sacra
mento, 8100,000; Davton, Ohio, 150,
000: Springfield, Ohio, $100,000. The
above sums include the cost of
sites and buildings.
Tho Utah bill was laid aside, and
tho bill establishing a bureau of la
bor statistics wai taken up.
Pending action, -unanimous consent!
im ov wmeagr-j put, a numuar ui
bills for bridges upon passage, and
they passed, including one author
izing the Bellingham Bay Railroad
and Navigation Company to build
bridges in tho territory of Washing
After an executive session the sen
'1 ho lleportcr's Shield.
"Much virtue in 'If,'" quoth
Touchstone. Had the jester lived
till now bo would have found more
virtue iu "Alleged." The word is the
reporter's shield. He goes forth to
the hunt armed with it It is as
much a part of his equipment as his
pen, and quite as essential. Without
it ho is timid. Behind it ho is val
iant. Were the word suddenly blot
ted out of tho vocabulary, a revolu
tion in tho character of journalism
would follow; the spirit of onterprise
which now pervades the rank and file
of the profession would be wofully
embarrassed; tho public would suffer
greatly for want of information; facts
would not be known until they were
"Alleged" is a speoial product of
the nineteenth century and must take
high position along with other im
portant inventions of the era.
In the olden times a statement
either embraced a truth or a lie.
These were the grand classifications.
Your "Alleged" strikes a medial line,
and wo now liave throe genera
truths, lie3 and allegations. The
newspaper that tells a lie makes fees
for the sheriff; but the newspaper
that finds a lie in circulation and re
ports it, under tho protecrion of "al
leged," escapes oensure and assault
The word is often made to serve scan
dalous purposes, but all blessings are
liable to abuse; it has a most useful
employment, and it must not be con
demned for its sins without its vir
tues be first reckoned.
Calling On The Lord.
Our county is in debt some $45,000,
and our scrip is selling at a big dis
oount, and for God's sake let us look
about us and see where wo are before
wo get in any deeper. Seattle Post
Intelligencer. A Gorman philosopher says that "if
man is tho final product of Nature
the best, highest and most beautiful
she can evolve then Nature herself
is a blunder." But man is not the
best and most beautiful product she
can evolve or has evolved. Did the
German philosopher never see an
American woman ?
A chap called O'Donovan Bossa,
A faxnons hot cannon-ball tossa.
And spoils for a fight,
Bat endanger his life will he? Nossa.
A Nasal Injector Jree with each
bottle of Shiloh's Catarrh Remedy
Price ISO cents. Sold bv Y. E. Dempnt
The Weekly Astorian
In Wrappers ready for Mailing.
Price,- - - Tm.Qents.
Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Sciatica,
Lumbago, Backache, HeadacheTooUuche,
Son Throat, SwcUlagv Spralnn. BruUc,
Bares, Scald, krott litre,
15B AIL OTHXB BODILY MISS ASD ACHES.
Sail t Drnitfiu tad DmIoi ernTwbert. FiSr Cau a
tmult. Olnctloct In II Luucnaeat.
THE CTIAnLES A, VOOELEB CO. .
W . STOMACH
huSetnKfniin a ccnerai TOnt or tou,. and
Regeneration for Enfeebled S) stems
healtn and Igor, thatlsa genuine corn ciie.
For sale by all Drugulsts and Dealers
1 rom these sources arise taree-fonrths
or tho diseases of the human raoe. These
symptoms indicate thoir existence:
Lou of AppetitCf Bowels oottlre,
Sick Headache, fullncts after eat
lug, aversion to exertion of body or
before the eyes, highly colored
the use of a remedy that acts directly on
the Liver. AsaLlvorrnodlclnoTUTT'S
1'IXLS have no equal. Their action on
the Kidneys and Skin is also prompt;
removing all impurities through these
three scavengers of the system,"
producing appetite, sound digestion,
regular stools, a clear skin and a vig
orous body. TUTT'SPlIiIJcauaono
nausea or griping nor interfere with
dally work and are a perfect
ANTIDOTE TO MALARIA.
bolueTerywfcerefctf. Office 41 MurrnvSt.N X.
TUTTS HAIB DYE.
GKATlLun on "Whiskers changed in
stantly to a Glossy Black by a singlo
application of this Dte. Sold by Drug
data,orsentbypxpros3 on receiptor U.
Office, 44 ilurrav Street, New York.
nrXTB iLUTtJAL CP TCETUIi EI5HPT3 I2L
THE LATEST STYLtS
B. B. FRANKLIN'S,
NEXT DOOR TO ASTORIAN OFFICE.
A very large Stock from which to select.
Window curtains made to order.
JSTMy patent Trimmer to out Wall Paper
will be ttmnd convenienl to my patrons.
JOS P. LEATHERS
Fonnerlrorer Arndt & Frcfaen Machine Shot
IS BUILDIN'G FIRST-CLASS BOATS IX
the hnp formerly occupied by M. John
son on C -ncomlv street, one block wet of
Rinnan Broi' Mill. Modrl, JIaterlal and
mms INSTITUTION, UNDER CARE OP
JL the Sisters of Chant), Is now roidy foi
the reception of patients.
rrivate rooms for the accommodation oi
any desiring them.
Patients admitted at all horns, day or night.
No phjsician has exclusive riht, een
patient fc free to and has the priulexeof
cmplojiiiK any phjsician they prefer.
United State 21arlne
Seamen who pay Hospital Due, are enti
tled to Free care and attendance at this Hos
pital durlnp sickness. Permits must be ob
tained tor united States Marluos at the Cus
SlRTKrW ok Charit
Yon will do
well to call on
nuuuuun iiobb'B. for
Tapping and Putting Jn of TVater Pipes.
IT WILL PAY YOU
ASTORIA LIQUOR STORE,
AUG. DANIELSON, - - Proprietor.
KebHlltaad Befitted Throashont.
The Best of
vriXE.s.LiqroRjt, and cigakb
For a Good Cigar, eall for one of
Corner West 9th and Water Streets, Astoria.
if' CELEBRATED iX
Hardware ai Ship Chandlery
A. VAN DUSEK & 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,
Patuts and OIIn. Groceries, olc.
First Class Blacksmithing
AT LOW EATE3 AT
Done on Scientific Principles by an At
Hufseshoer who u3trautee9
General Blacksmithing Done
And SATISFACTION ASSl'RED, at
Ills Shop, in rear or Aug. lUnieLson's Saloon.
NOT GIVEN AWAY, but made at lowest
LIVIN'cj l'RIOES. -All-work don-atrtn d.iu
Loft GUAR ANTKED to gie perfect satls-
On Chenanms btreet. next door to AstorlA
Wilson & Fisher, .
Iron, Steel, Coal, Anchors, Chains.-
TARr PlTattf&KKttmrr -Sti
NAILS AND SPIKES,
Shelf Hardware, Faints and Oils
FLOUR AND IMIIX FEED.
Agents for Salem Fleuring: Mills,
and Capita) Flour.
All sizes, at Portland Prices, In Stock.
Corner Chenamus and Hamilton Street:
Manufacturers and Dealers in
Lumber, Salmon Trays,
OFFICE AND MILL, CORNER SALMON
AND CEDAR STREETS.
Liverpool and London and Globe.
North British and mercantile
Of London and Edinburgh.
Old Connecticut of Hartford,
COMMERCIAL OF CALIFORNIA
Fire Insurance Companies,
ReprescHUig a CaplLU of $67,000,000.
A. VAN DU3EN. Asent.
H, B. PARKER
it ea i nit is
Hay, Oats, and Straw,
Brick. Cement, ancl Sand.
Wood Delivered to Order.
D raying, Teaming, and Express Business
W1NES, L'QUORS AND CIGARS.
SOMETHING YOIT WANT.
A NEAT MAP OF ASTORIA.
Warranted Cerrect: Lithographed and
Mouuted; showing all btreeta, Numbered
and Accurately Marked. Price but 85.
Also, a MAP OF THE BAR. I mm Govern
ment Surrey, and endorsed. as ofllclally cor
rect. Price 5,
Both Map for 88,
But a limited gup.ilv, so call early, at the
office of BOZOETii a JOHs S.
IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ALL CITY As
sessment blanks must be returned to the
office of the city assessor before the 2ud
Inst, or no Indebtedness will be allowed.
GEO. P. WHEELER.
.,t t City Assessor.
HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS.
H. B. PAMfLEM. Prop..
ASTORIA; . - OREGON.
First Class in all Eespects.
FREE COACH TO THE HOUSE.
NEW ASD WELL EQUIPEB
Til HOUGH OUT.
L. Serra has rebuilt his establishment ard
Is prepared, to accommodate-the traveling
A good meal furnished at any hour oX the
dav or night,
i he finest Liquors and.Cigar3.at tha bar.
Two doors west-ul Ie hosiers.
uS-Cin 1LUIGI SERRA.
Fief es Mer Lie !
J-E F F
OF TEE CHOP HOUSE
Can pro e by his books' that hf Is doing the
biggest business of any
Iu the city, and he villi guarantee to giro
the best meal for cash.
Main Ueet, Astoria, Orejcoa.
BEKGH l. BEKBY, FK0PKIETOK3.
RESPECTFULLY CALL THE ATTEN
tion of the public to the-fact that the
above Market wQl always be supplied with a
FULL YABIETr AND .BEST QUALITY
FRESH AND CURED MEATS 1 !
Which will be sold at lowest rates, whole
sale and retail.
&r Special attention given to suppljlng
FRESH AND CURED MEATS,
Crockery and Glassware.
N. DAVICH & CO. - - Proprietors.
Leave Your Orders for
Fish, Game, Eggs, Butter,
We furnish ProvLsIons. Freeh and In Good
Condition. Dres-ed Chickens Vegetables,
and Market Produce of all kinds in season.
A Fine Mock of Family W.nes, Liquors,
CIg irs and Tobaccos.
WHERRY & COMPANY,
Fresli and Cured Meats,
FRUITS, BUTTER, and EGGS.
OPPOSITE OCCIDENT HOTEL,
CHENAMUS Street. Astoria, Og
G. H. BAIN & GO,
Doors, Windows, Blinds, Transoms
Turning, Bracket Work.
A specialty, and all work guaranteed.
Oak, Ash, Bay, and Walnut lumber ; Ore'
Kon and Port Orford Cedar.
All kinds of bocit material on hand.
C n.BAIX A CO.
T. G. RAWLINGS.
Wholesale aud Retail Dealer in
Tropical, Domestic. Greenand Dried
NUTS. CANDIES.DR1ED MEATS, ETC.
Flue Cigars and Tobacco.
Next door to I. J. Arrold's, Sqnemoqua St.
Brewery Beer Saloon.
The Best.Beer 5 cts a Glass.
Hot, Lunch every Day from 10 to Vt A.M
" The best of. Iiquon and Cigars on nand.
A deservedly popular place of social resort.
MILL FEED, Etc.
Ehuae'0 Bulging. Astoria. Or.
S. ARNDT & FERCHEN,
ASTORIA. - OREGON.
The Pioneer Machine Shop
All kinds of
Promptly attended to,
A specialty mads of repairing
FOOT OF LAFAYETTE STREET.
ASTORIA IRON WORKS.
Be2Jton Street, Neae Parkkk House.
ASTORIA, - OREGON.
GENERAL MACHINISTS AND
SjciM'Jte-- -riMo t - m. f
Boiler Work, Steamboat Work
and Cannery Work a spe
cialty. Or all Description! made to Order
at Short Kotlre.
A. D. Wasb, President.
J. G. HCSTLEB.Secretary,
I. W. Cask, Treasurer.
BOATS AND TENTS
P o cr
FLAGS. ETC ETC.
IO.OOO BOTiLE-. SOLQ
Great Northwestern Remedy.
- ri irr
These who work pariv and l.ifn hpq i n
wholesom-, reliable ilediclna like Pfander'i
Or(fo Blood Parlfler. A9 a remeih and
preTentailvenf illsaies it cannot be heat.
It clipckn RkeoBatlura and Malaria, relieve
CoasUpatlon, Dyspepsia and Biliousness and
nuUfresheue gy Into the system bv making
New Rick Blood. All Druirelsrs and Deal
ers keep it. 3L00 bottles 6 for $5.00.
Garnahan & Go.
I. W. CASE,
IMPORTERS AND WHOLESALE AN1
RKTAIL DEALERS IN
Corner Chenamus and Cass streets.
ASTORIA - - - OKT50
Magnus C. Crosby
IARDWABE, EON, STEEL,
Iron Pipe and Fittings,
HOUSE FURNISHING GOODS
SHEET LEADSTR!P LEM
PlXX, AND Copper.
TJEO.-AT DOBTST TMBO. 2TOCAXD
If OLAHD fc BOXftlS,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
Office in Kinney's Block, opposite City
Hall, Astoria, Oregon.
Q" B. THOMSON,
Attorney and Counselor at Law.
Room No. 6, over White Hoaie, v,
o. w. pojaojr." o. c. zctaox.
FUX.TOII BBOTHEBS, '
- ATTORNEYS A.T LAW.
Rooms 5 and 6, Odd Fellows Bnlldi&g:
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Cheaamm treet; - - ASTORIA. OREGON
JOSEPH A. GLLX,
-Qmcfl with J. Q A. Bowlby.
ASTORIA, ----- Oregon.
Q J. CUftTIS,
ATTT AT LAW.
Notan Public, Commlsaloner of Deeds for
Calirorula, New York and Washington -Territory
Rooms 3 and 4. Odd FeUows Buildta. A
tona.OreKon. N.B -Claims at Washington. D. O, and
IjJ C. UOL.DK2V,
AOCTIONELR, COMMIfaSION AND IN
AECHITECT AND DRAUGHTSMAN.
Scholars received for Course of Draughting
-Office over White House Store.
Q.EJLO P. PARK Kit.
Clatoep ConBty.au 4 City er Astoria
Ortlce : Chenamus street, Y. M. C. A. hall
Q B HVNO-N MAKTJLV, 31, 1
- Ar - 'plPT.
Office -Room 12. Odd Fellows Building.
RKfliDEhCE -Hume's bnllding, up stairs.
JAY TUTTliK, M. D.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Office Rooms 1, 2, and 3. Pythian Build
ing. RESiDENCE-On Cedar Street, back of
St. ilaiy's Hospital.
F. P. HICKS. A.E.8HAW.
dicks smw, '
Rooms In Allen's Building, up stairs, cor
ner Cas and Squemuqua streets. Astoria.
Bozorth & Johns,
Real Estate and Insurance Agents,
Buy and sell all kinds of Real Estate and
represent the following Fire
Insurance Coiipuues :
Scottish Union and Na
tional, assets 33,ooo,COo
Phoenix of Hartford " 4 MujqOo
Home of New York, ' 1 jxufiio
-Hamburg and Bremen. " Sjkaqgo
Western. ' 300,1-uO
Phenix or Brooklyn. " AjoOofioa
uaklai.d ll me, " SfiV)
Policies wrn ten by us In the Phosulx asd
Home and Scottish Union and National at
BANKING AND INSURANCE!
I. W. CASE,
Broker, Banker, and Insur
ASTORIA, - OREGON.
OFFICE HOURS :
From 9 o'clock A. 31. until 3 o'clock P. M.
B. S. Worsley,
S-Offlce and "Ware Rooms on Squemoqua
Street, next door to corner of Olney.
Advancements made on Consignments
No liarce for tor axe of GfHislfl.
Tailoring, Cleaning;, Repairint
NEAT, CHEAP AND QUICK.
Mala St.. opposite N. Loeb's, Astoria, r.
G. A. STINSON & CO.,
At Capt. Rogers old stand, comer ot Ca
and Court streets.
8hlp and Cannery work. Horseshoeing.
Wagons made and repaired. Good work
Boat Sails to be Given Away
Tkre Private Fishermea
Can get NEW MAlNSAItSfornexto ga
in? by calling on. . A. L JuHNQN,