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ASTOTII A, OREGON:
FRIDAY OCTOI5EK 14, 15S7
The West Coast Packing Co. Jiolds
its annual meeting on the 21th inst.
The Walla Walla does not seem to
have complete its work at St. Helen's
After considerable difficulty the
Oregon made the riffle yesterday and
arrived down from Portland. She
left seaward at 4:30 p. m.
It is understood that the question
of the non-intoxicant properties of
the water at Tanzy Point affects an
other large subscription to the sub
sidy. Griffin & Eeed have rented the cor
ner brick formerly occupied by Carl
Adler, and will move the City J3ook
Store in there on the first of next
Capt. Chas. P. Powell wants labor
ers at the government works at the
mouth of the river, to whom 20 cents
an hour will be paid: 19 cents is the
charge for meals: government lodg
ings are furnished.
Secretary of the treasury Pairchild
has awarded the contract for fur
nishing provisions for the fiscal year
ending Juno 30, 18SS, for the thir
teenth lighthouse district to Foard &
Stokes, of this city, at $75.80 per man
on vessels, and S43.GG per man at sta
tions. The removal of the land office from
Olympia to Seattle will be made
about the 15th. A change in the
land district has .also been made,
which extends the Jino of the Van
couver land district to the fourth
standard parallel line, which divides
Chehalis county east and west, about
four and one-half miles south of
PERSONA L 31 ENTI ON.
J. W. Cook is in the city.
Sheriff Koss returned yesterday.
Dr. E. P. Frazer, of Portland, is in
Jas. "Williams came up from Ya
Inspectors McDermott and Fergu
son nro in the city.
Chas. Cole and wife returned on
the Telephone yesterday.
Clark Loughery came down from
Knappa yesterday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Han thorn re-"
turned from Portland yesterday.
L. E. Selig, down from Portland
yesterday, says Billy Emerson's Min
strels will bo here next week.
Mrs. Mary Lathrap, the talented
temperance lecturer, delivered anoth
er fine address at Eoss' opera house
last evening, eliciting applause by
the pith and vigor of her remarks.
E. Stallnaker. Hector Campbell,
.Tames M. Donkin, David Mcintosh,
F. Stein, ILCameron and wife, S. Cal
hoon. J. Brown, P. F. Castleman, "Wm.
Patterson, James Cross, J. F. Mc-
. Quire, W. L. Goheen, G. D. Fruit, Jas.
Miller, are at the Astor House.
J. Grove, G. W. Van Deusen, C. W.
Loughery, F. Barrows, J. L. Fergu
son, F. McDermott, J. D. Biles, Jas.
Graham M. C. Tyndale, J. W. Cook,
G. C. McGolet, N. H. Webber, James
Williams, P. G. Eastwick and son,
Dean Blanchard, are at the Occident.
J. F. Warren, Geo. Jones, A. E.
King, James Miller, John Dancy and
wife, J. A. Sutton, A. Larsen, C. M.
Cole and wife, Alec Peterson, Peter
Jameson, James Stoneman, M. Lar
nard, Gus. Smith, G. T. Mayes, Pete.
Fowler, Wm. Fowler, Frank May,
James Hawks, are at the Parker
Officers Grand Lodge K. of P.
Pendleton, Oct. 12. The grand
lodge of Knights of Pythias to-day
elected officers as follews: George
W. Jett, of Baker City, grand chan
cellor; Wilson T. Hume, of Albina,
grand vice; E. W. Farrow, of Pendle
ton, grand prelate; Ward S. Stevens,
of Portland, grand keeper of records
and seals; John Holmes, of Portland,
grand master of the exchequer; Thos.
Hirst, of Marshfield, master-at-arms;
Bobert Johnson, of Corvallis, inner
guard; D. E Buchanan, representative
to the grand lodge; Jay Tuttle, trus
tee. Don't fail to attend the free lecture to
night on Phrenology hy Prof. McDon
ald, at Liberty hall.
All members of Pacific Lodge, No.
17, K. oH?., are requested to attend
lodge this evening. Work in second
rank and business of importance to
By order C. C.
Attest: W. A. Sherman,
K. of It. and S.
Call and get our prices for books in
sets, byall the standard authors and po
ets; we will guarantees you the lowest
price, Griffin & Reed.
Patronize your home book store.
Books sold at auction prices.
Griffin & Reed.
Books in all styles of fine bindings.
Poets and standard authors at remark
ably low prices. Griffin & Reed.
Prof. McDonald has been a success
in the lecture field more than twenty
years; he is a fluent magnetic speaker.
As his lecture is free to-night doubtless
Liberty Hall will be packed to hear him
discuss phrenology and examine heads
For the very best pictures go to II. .
What is better than a glass of liquor V
"A cup of delicious coffee at Fahre's.
At Frank Fahre's for suppers, par
ties, etc. The best cooked to order.
LATEST NEWS BY TELEGEAPH.
Specials to Headers of "The Astorian."
Kansas City, Oct. 13. The presi
dential party reached here to-day
amidst a great demonstration of en
thusiasm. IN TIIE TOILS.
San Fkancisco, Oct. 13. The trial
of Bobert Morrow on a charge of
jury bribery commenced in Judge
Sullivan's court this morning, and the
session was devoted to the work of
selecting a jury.
the "crrr or rnEBLo" sold.
Nkw Yoke, Oct. 13. The steamer
(Jit' of Pueblo, of the Alexander
line, has been sold to the Pacific
Mail Steamship Co. The steamer
City of Atlanta has been chartered
to take her place on the New York
and Mexican line.
THE SEAL DISPUTE.
Ottawa, Ont., Oct. 13. The gov
ernment here is in receipt of ndvices
from Sitka, which contain a brief,
understood to have been prepared in
Washington and filed in the court at
Sitka by A. K. Delaney as counsel for
the United States in the latter's
claim of exclusive dominion over
Behriug's sea, as brought out in the
existing seal fisheries dispute. De
laney takes the position that Behr
ing's sea is not a portion of water
open on the high sea, but is an in
land water, but off from the ocean
and essentially laud-locked. The as
sertion that the United States up
holds the idea of the three-mile limit
in the Atlantic ocean and opposes
the same idea in the Pacific is dis
THE LATE C.EN. KILl'ATIUCK.
New Yokk, Oct. 13. The steamer
Newjiort from AspiuwalJ, having the
remains of the late General ivilpat
rick on board, docked early this
morning. Mrs. Kilpatrick and her
two daughters, who accompanied the
body, went to the hotel. A number
of friends of the deceased were on
tho dock when the boat arrived.
It was at first supposed that
tho remains would be interred
in the family plat at Deckerstown, N.
J., but Mrs. Kilpatrick informed the
gentlemen interested in the funeral
arrangements that it was the gener
al's last wish to have his body laid to
rest in tho United States military
cemetery at West Point. General
Sherman has volunteered to speak at
ArrnAits rei: tkial.
San Fkancisco, Oct, 13. Jas. Mo
Cord, ex-superintendent of the Sut-tcr-street
Railroad company, arrived
here on the overland train to-day and
will appear in judge Snllivan's court
this afternoon for trial on the charge
of jury bribery.
AMERICAN BANKERS' ASSOCIATION.
Pittsburg, Oct. 13.- -A large num
ber of additional delegates attended
to-day's session of the American
Bankers' association. Many resolu
tions, chiefly aiming at more federal
and state enactments favorable to
bankers, were introduced, but with
out action referred to the executive
council. The association nominating
committee reported a list of proposed
officers for the ensuing year. The
ticket is headed by the name of Lo
gan. C. Murray, of New York, for
president. Papers on various subjects
were read bv C. P. William, of Al
bany, Elliott F. Shepard, of New
York. Henry M. Lenox, of Miuncsota.
H. B. Wilson and Beriah Wilkins, of
FELL FROM A BRIDGE.
Portland, Oct. 13. Harry Knox,
the lye&r-old son of W. W.Knox, re
siding on Fourth street, between Col
lege and Lincoln, while crossing the
Fourth-street railroad bridge at noon
to-day, fell through to the ground be
low, a distance of about fifty feet, suf
fering terrible injuries, which will
probably prove fatal.
A Fatal Accident.
Henry Kelly, a man aged 35, fore
man of a logging camp near Cathlam
et, was caught between two logs and
frightfully crushed early yesterday
morning. His right leg was crushed
from the hip down and the flesh torn
off tho left leg from knee to ankle.
He was brought to this city and car
ried to SLVincent's hospital where he
died shortly after midnight. Oreyo
Real Estate Transfers.
L. C. Kinney, W. B. Headington,
Aug. C. Kinnev and wife to M. Olsen,
lot 10, block 17, Alderbrook, $190.
J. F. Brown and wife to Charles
Shields, lots 1 and 2, block 55, Shive
ly's Astoria $1.
Look out for a large audience and a
good time for old and young to-night on
the occasion of Prof. McDonald's free
lecture on Phrenology at Liberty Hall.
Seats reserved for ladies.
Every mother is interested in know
ing that a special preparation for chil
dren, called Tlie Child's Cough Syrup"
U now for sale only at Dement's drug
Any case of Croup can be easily treat
ed and cured by using The Child's
Cough Syrup." Full directions with
each package, which can only be pur
chased at Dement's drug store.
Rooks at Auction,
And private sale 5,000 volumes or stan
dard scientific rare, ar.il miscellaneous
works. Family IJibles, plush and mon
ogram Albums. Draper, Ruckle, Leek
ey. Darwin, Spencer. Huxley, Hugo.Jo
sephus. Gibbon are a few of the authors.
Sale at 7 p.m.: Odd Fellows Building,
rear of Bank, for a few days only.
Tin; Clatsop Ferry.
The Clatsop Ferry"uoat will continue
her trips while the fine weather lasts,
leaving Fairfield's Point at i) a. si., and
:t r. si.; returning from Adair's landing
at 10 A. si., and 4 p. si.
Sweet Apple Cider
At the Astoria Soda Works.
The best oysters in any style at
Try Fahre's celebrated pan roast.
A VERY 13IPORTANT 3IATTER.
Accurate and Official Description of Public
hand Now Open to Settlement.
On the 1st inst., The Astorian re
ceived an inquiry from an interested
subscriber in Wahkiakum county, W.
T., asking for information regarding
tho limits of the lieu lands of the
railroad on the north side of the low
er Columbia, etc
The letter was enclosed to Mr. W.
S. Austin, the efficient register of the
land office at Vancouver, W. T., with
a request for information. Mr. Austin
immediately answered that he would
give the matter his earliest possible
attention. At present he is "doing a
land office business," and is rushed
day and night, but he found time to
send the following, which was re
ceived last evening, and which is of
great value and interest to all pon
cerned. The Astorian tenders its sincere
thanks to Mr. Austin and Mr.
O'Keane for the definite information
so promptly and accurately furnished.
register Austin's letter.
United States Land Office,
Vancouver, Wash. Ter.,
October 11th, 1887.
J. F. HaliiORAn:
In response to yours of 1st inst., I
have to say, that the lands inquired
after by subscriber, are within lieu
limits shown on the sheet herewith
enclosed, which gives the boundaries
on the east and west of the indemni
ty belt All lands within this belt
are now, "and havo been since Au
gust 15, 18S7, open to settlement; all
who desire said lands
SHOULD SECURE THESI AT ONCE,
By settlement, before the railroad Co.
makes proper selection thereof, and
cuts off all settlement and entry there
under. Applications to filo for and
enter said lands will be received at
this office, on and after Nov. 4, 1SS7.
Tho department of the interior re
quires the R. B. Co. to name all lands
lost within the 40 mile limits of its
grant, in lien of which it is allowed
to select lands within the 10 mile
belt lying between the 40 mile and 50
mile limits, known as indemnity lands.
This the N. P. R. B. Co. have not done
in any case for lands selected in this
district, and I understand that their
selections are in that respect defect
ive, and that it will be the aim of the
company to tile new lists correcting
the old ones and specifying the par
ticular tracts lost in place.
The settlers and the It R. Co. are
now on an equal footing, and it re
mains to be seen
WHICH SHAM SECURE TnE LANDS FIRST,
The homesteader, preemptor, etc, by
prompt settlement, and ocenpaucy,
or the B. B. Co. by proper and valid
The settler should therefore, bestir
hi-nself and not slumber on any
rights which he may have by reason
of his settlement privilege, while the
B. It. Co., as usnal, is actively and
vigorously at work looking after its
Application to file or enter, can be
made before the Clerk of the District
court or the Probate Judge of the
county in which the land lies, or be
fore this office, as before stated, on
and after Nov. 4, 1887, but let me re
peat, the lands nro open to settle
W. S. Austin,
east linr of indemnity lands.
Begin on the Columbia river, be
tween sections 10 and 11, Tp. 0 N, It
9 V .;thence N to NE corner section
10; thence W ) mile; thenco N
through centers of sections 3, 34, and
27, to N line of section 27; thence W
mile; thence N 11 miles to NW
corner of section 34, Tp. 12 N, R-9 W;
thence E mile; thenco N G miles
to N line of center of section 34, Tp.
13 N, R 9 W; thence W mile;
thence N 12 miles to i post be
tween sections 27 and 28, Tp. 15 N,
R 9 W; thence E mile; thence N
2J miles; thence E mile; thence N
1 mile; thence E Y mile; thence N 1
miles to center of" section 35, Tp. 16
N; thence E to post between sec
tions 35 and 3G; thence N 2 miles;
thence U J5 mile; thence IS ali miles
to 4th standard parallel.
west ltne of indemnity lands.
Begin on the north bank of tho Co
lumbia river, south of center of frac
tional section 36, Tp. 10 N, R 11 W;
thence N to i post between sections
2-1 and 35; thence W J mile; thence
N 7 mile3 to NW corner of section 24,
Tp.llN.RllW; thence EH mile;
ihonce N 3 miles through center of
sections 13, 12, and 1, to Tp. line;
thence E , mile; thence N between
ranges 10 "and 11, 2 miles to SE
corner of section 24; thence N through
center of sections 24, 13, 12, 1, and 36,
Tp. 13 N; thence W 4 mile; to NW
corner of said section 36; thence N 14
miles; thence E J mile; thence N 2
miles; thence E J4 mile to SW corner
section G, Tp. 15 N. R 10 W; thence
N 2 miles; thence E l mile; thence
N 2 miles; thence E ) mile; and
thence N 1 mile to the 4th standard
The belt bounded by the lines giv
en is ten miles wide, it should be re
membered. W. S. Austin,
Give Them a Chnncpl
That is to saj', yonr lungs. Also all
yonr breathing machinery. Very won
derful machinery it is. Not only the
larger air-passages, but tho thousands
of little tubes and cavities leading
When these are clogged and choked
with matter which ought not to be
there, your lungs cannot half do their
work. And what they do they can
not do well.
Call it cold, cough, croup, pneumo
nia, catarrh, consumption or any of
the family of throat and nose and
head and lung obstructions, all are
bad. All ought to be got rid of. There
is just one sure way to get rid of
them. That is to take Boschee's
German Syrup, which any druggist
will sell you at 75 cents a bottle
Even if everything else has failed
yon, you may depend upon this for
COMMUNICATION FR03I W.V. PARKER
Astoria, Oct. 13, 1887.
Referring to an editorial item in
this morning's Astorian entitled
"The way not to do i v perhaps a
little explanation from me is in order.
The long and short of the whole
matter, as far as I am concerned in it,
is this: Weeks ago Hume told me
several times ho would subscribe and
pay 2,000 whenever the paity hold
ing a cloud over his propert;. in As
toria would give him a quit claim to
the property, so that he could sell it
and give a clear title. Somewhere
about tho 7th inst, or a little before,
he induced the party to promise him
the quit claim deed he so much de
sired (so he told me) and on that 7th
inst, (so I am told) some person, or
persons, "plied" him pretty effectually
with drinks, and while under the in
fluence of the drams induced him to
go to Judge Bowlby's office and there
to sign a paper, (not one of the lists,
or headings for the lists of the rail
road subsidy used by the said com
mittee) which has been construed as
a promise to subscribe and taJce
(not iwy) $15,000 or les3 after the 8th
The above action of Hume, done m
the presence of persons besides Judge
Bowlbv, was soon reported on the
street and, in part, published in tho
next morning's Astorian. Meeting
Judge Bowlby soon after hearing tho
report I asked him what it meant.
From the answer that he made, say
ing among other things that Hume
was pretty "full," I concluded that it
was a bogus affair, and gave that as
my opinion to every person who
asked me about it. I did not, during
the few days the matter was in that
condition, report to any one, or esti
mate the Hume $15,000 as a boua
fide, reliable or available subscrip
tion, or promise of one.
Before Judge Bowlby went out of
the city, in the early part of this
week, he brought me, accidentally I
suppose, as he passed my office late
in the evening on his return from the
po3tofiice, I think, the writing signed
by Hume above referred to, and re
quested me to- see Hume the next
day, before he should leave for San
Francisco ou the following day, and
get him, it possible, to subscribe 2,
500 and give up to him the above
named writing, or promise to "sub
scribe and take.'
In the afernoou of the day named
I met Hume, told him what I wanted,
took him to my office where he signed
$2,000 on the subscription paper; and
he objected to signing S2,500, so I
took the $2,000, the amount he had
promised me weeks before, as I re
membered, in a certain contingency.
Before Judge Bowlby handed mo
tho Hume paper and up to now, 1
havo supposed him to be Hnme's
counselor and attorney in legal mat
ters at Astoria, and that he permitted
him to sign the $15,000 paper in his
office (as Hume and his associates
seemed to desire to do) so that he
conld show him afterwards, when so
ber, how foolish he had been, and
how nnsafe it is for business men lo
get "full" occasionally. And I havo
thought so more strongly since Hnme
said, after tearing up the paper iu
my office and telling mo how "drunk"
he was, that the strangest thing of all
to him was that an honorable, just
man like Judge Bowlby should allow
him to sign such a paper in his, the
judge's, office. Hume said, also, in a
bluff, braggart, "who-is-themau-that-strnck-Billy-Patterson"
way, that he
did not go back on his word, etc. Bnt
concluded that ho depended on
Judge Bowlby to get him out of the
scrape, all the time he was boasting
about what ho would do, like many
another litigant in a lawsnit know
ing that his attorney would sec that
his rights were protected and secured
So much, Mr. Editor, by way of ex
planation of what I did and why I
Now for the discrepancy between
your statement, editorial item, and
I did nothing in the whole matter,
neither as chairman of the rommitteo
nor as member of the committee, as
stated in your article. J. did not un
derstand that Judge Bowlby did any
thing in the whole matter as a mem
ber of said committee He is not a
member of the committee Tho
xiume agreement paper nas never
been in the hands of any member of
the committee as such. I do not
know why Hume insisted upon sign
ing and leaving tho paper in Judge
Bowlbys office unless because he
knew Judge Bowlby would act faith
fully as his counselor in the matter.
I did not request Hume to tear un
the agreement. He did it of his own
accord and carried tho fragments
away with him. Ho seemed to feel
very much relieved, notwithstanding
all his boasting.
Neither tho railroad committee nor
any member of it as such had any
thing to do with tho Hume agree
ment; and, of course, none of the
committee are to bluma in tho matter.
There seem to be quite a number of
people in this community, associates
of Mr. J. Hume, who upon first
thought and without fully under
standing the case, seem to think that
he ought to have been mulcted in the
matter to the tune of S15.000. Know
ing what I do about the transaction,
I do not feel so.
When Judge Bowlby returns, per
haps ho can give further explanation
of tho affair, if such shall be needed.
W. W. Parker.
Their Business Booming.
Probably no one thing has caused
such a general revival of trade at V. E.
Dement te Co. s : Drug Store as their
is simply enormous iu this very valu
able article from the fact that it ahvavs
cures and never disappoints. Coughs.
Colds, Asthma, Bronchitis, Croup, and
all throat and lung diseases quickly
cured, ion can test it before buying
by getting a trial bottle free, large
size SI. Every bottle warranted.
Oysters In Ercry Style
At the Central Restaurant, next to
Foard & Stokes'.
First Quality! Full Weight!
German Knitting Wools !
UPWARDS OF TWO THOUSAND
Pounds of the Very Best Quality German Knitting Yarns
In Plain, Fancy Mixed and High Colors !
OF THE FOLLOWING WOOLS WILL BE FOUND IN STOCK:
Saxony, 2 and 3 Fold,
Fairy Floss, Shetland Wool,
Victoria Zephyrs in 2, 4 and 8 Fold.
Crewels, Etc., Etc., Etc.
I niu Gointf Ont of Clothing, Having
Decided to Deal In
I shall from this Date on, Dispose of
If You Want
An Overcoat or a Snit. a Pair of
Pauls, or a Boy'a Snit.
Call in and tako advantage of this
offer. You can Pick from a Com
plete Stock and are Snre to Save
Money, which is the Boail to Wealth.
Occident Hotel Uuilding.
Opposite Star farket.
5F a q
kF? h H b
Gloffier oM Hatter,
Line of Tools Ever
AND RETAIL STORES,
The Railroad Is Coming!
SO IS CHRISTMAS !
But We Can't Wait for Either,
Is still to D. L. Beck & Sons', for that is where you can
buy the best goods, get honest weights and the best
value for your money. To those accustomed to deal with
us it is not necessary to say these things. To all others
we say we don't brag, but come and try us and be con
vinced. We carry in stock a full line of
FANCY AND STAPLE
Groceries and Provisions, a large stock of China, Porce
lain, Crystal, Crockery, Agate, Wooden and other wares.
Silver-plated and other knives, forks and spoons. The
best stock of all kinds of Lamps ever shown in Astoria.
Cigars, tobaccos, etc., in unequalled stock andat unequalled
prices. Coal oil and patent oil cans, paints, linseed oil
and turpentine. All kinds of Cannery supplies, nails, cor
dage, etc. Lunch, market and clothes baskets, brooms,
whisps and hearth brushes, dust-pans and brushes; wheats,
oats, rolled barley, shorts and bran.
BUT WE MUST STOP!
For if we mention all the articles we have in stock we
shall nil up the whole paper. Try our genuine N. O. Mo
lasses in gallon cans at only 7.5 cents, and our new Yeast
Powder, guaranteed equal to the best, and only half price.
Now being selected in the East. Wait until you-see them
before buying elsewhere, or you may regret it.
"What's that you say ?" "Haven't you been bragging
any ?" No; not a bit of it, and if you want the proof, just
D. I. Beck & Sons'.
Might to Astoria!