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Astoeia5 Oeego, Saturday Morning, Oct. 11, 1873.
TUESDAY, THURSDAY AND SATURDAY,
Monitor Dml'lin?. Astoria, Oregon.
I. C. IREIiAXD
Ono Copy one year.
v)nc Copy six month"?
Unc Copy three month?...
I-j3"" Single Number,
.. 8 00
.. 1 50
Ton Cents. &K
Ono Tn?ertion per square, 10 lines or less...?2 JO
i:ach additional Insertion, per square 2 0J
Yearly udv'ts per month, per Square 1 oO
L. P.FiRtfKR. 20 and 21 Xcw Merchants Ex- !
Misiniro. i-; authorized to act as Ajrent for the !
Astohi x in .an Francisco.
Any friend who feel? an interc?t in the pros
perity of this region. i? authorized to act as
Agent for this paper, in procuring subscribers.
Who will build the first plate
glass front, brick building, in Astoria?
is the question being discussed here
The Chinese population of this
city is increasing rather faster than
is desirable. At the present time
there cannot be less than about two
Capt. Win. I Gray had his hen's
nests robbed a few nights ago, and if
it was one of the genus homo he is
curious to know how those porcelain
ine troops sent up to ways iiar- .
bor last year about the time of threat-
ened troubles in that region among '
nil i j i- "t 1 I
the Indians, have returned to Cape
There will be more buildins in
this city during the next year than
has been done in the last five years.
As a consequence mechanics and la
borers will be in demand.
Capt. X. F. Mudge, who has been
for several months past stationed at
Oysterville, superintending desirable
improvements in that town, has re- J hiculty ot looKing upon the brightest
turned to his home in this city for side of things, he will go away favor
the winter. tlly impressed with Astoria and As-
torians, and hopes to return here next
Two sailors deserted from tho I February.
Hawaiian bark Checola on the Sth.
They shipped for the cruise in San
Francisco, receiving advances and
signing papers that may trouble them
Eleven vessels were lying at an
chor in AstoriaJiarbor last Thursday,
all of them but two, being engaged in
the coasting trade of the Columbia
river with this city. The others go
to Portland occasionall3r.
The slooplone is loaded with lum
ber for Clatsop; the Twilight, and
Hector are for charter; the Elenora,
Adelaide, Fannie Bell, Annie, Rough
iind Ready, and other schooners are
now kept Very busy delivering wood,
stave bolts and lumber.
A squash weighing forty-eight
pounds, and measuring three feet
eleven and a half inches in circum
ference, was- brought to our office by
Albert Beard of Astoria preci n ct, yes
terday. It was raised by Mrs. Brown
on the Summers place.
That the Privateer had not gone
to seaseverai days ago is no detriment
to the Columbia river bar, be it un
derstood. Vessels and steamers have
been consranuy passing ana repass-
inr ner eveiv uia) whs- wcck. j ne i
Captain had the alternative
steam or wind he preferred
l-iif if timr I? tn hr r.rmnforl n
it will be the most exoensive"of tLe;,Kin?(loP 4.10s is apparently
The staunch and reliable sloop.
Mary Flinn, with a competent sea
man like Capt. Rugg, of the Checola,
at the helm, had n't depth enough
to keep her from flying through the
storm of Thursday, and the Captain
beached her at Tongue point, crossing
from Knappton, and took " Walker's i this port by legitimate means for ex
linc" for Astoria. He was a fancy port, there will be plenty of vessels
looking mariner when he arrived at
the Occident, but under the careful
treatment of mine host Arrigoni he
was soon restored to consciousness.-
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To Cliy Siilserifoecsik
Subscribers to the Astoiiian having
the paper left at their reside .ices in
the city would be subserving their
own interests by having boxes put in
convenient places of deposit for the
papers and to keep them from being
spoiled in wet weather.
We have been troubled to keep a
regular carrier, and have finally turn
ed the whole matter of city delivery
over to Mr. "William Chance, who in
future will be responsible for the, co re
delivering to all subscribers.
1 Mr. Chance is well known to the peo
iple of Astoria, his business keeps
' him on the streets most of the time,
and any irregularities reported to him
j will be promptly rectified.
Sea gull and other fowl of like
character are protected by ordinance
in this city and rude boys who wish
to keep out of "chokie"' should not
be caught in the act of stoning the
Jos. G. Meglcr writes from New
York city to his brother A. J., that
I he expected to close his business ar
rangements there so as to leave for
Oregon on the 9th.
Thunders rolled and lightnings
flashed vividlv in this section last
Tuesday. Rain and hail descended,
and the wind blew with a fierceness
akin to winter. The Columbia river
resembled a vast sheet of white foam
and altogether it was one of those
days scarcely to be classed among the
"sweetest, saddest davs of all the
Capt. Rugg, of the Hawaiian bark
Checola, informs us that he will be
loaded at Xnappton to-day, with 800,
U00 feet of lumber for Callao, and ex
pects to sail to-morrow. Owing to the
strike of the mill hands he has been
delayed a few davs, but as he has a
A considerable sum of money is
now due this oifice on subscription.
It would assist the enterprise very
materially if the several small sums
were remitted, as it is impossible to
call in person upon each one to whom
the paper is sent. We must necessa
rily be kept busy in the office, and it
would be an esteemed favor if each
individual will remit the Y without a
Supervisor E. VanDusen is doing
considerable work on the Prairie road
this season, and thinks that with a
little assistance from Astorians the
route may be nut in rood condition
, for wagons the entire distance of 16
I miles, within two years. On previous
j occasions we have referred to the val-
ue and necessity of constructing irood
wagon roads. No community can bo
I said to prosper without them and no
uuimnunuy more uian tins was ever
in need of them, both for profit and
pleasure. With wagon roads leading
interior from this city to such dis
tricts as Knappa, business would in
a short time be doubled, and visitors
during the summer months would find
something to relieve the dull monoto
ny of the season.
The Portland Commercial Re
porter of the 4th says: "For some
reason ship owners
i seem loth to send vessels to this port,
' for although 3 is the ruling figure
j fr0iu an Francisco to the "United
.Kingdom, 4 10s is apparently the
lowest figure they will accent to load
here, and although that figure or bet
ter would readily be given for vessels
on the spot, there are none offering."
.It is not in the least "unaccount
able." Ship masters are perfectly
willing to come to Astoria, but as to
! taking chances of getting up to Port-
41 there are none ofFerins."
! hen the wneat of Oregon is sent to
; lound willing to take it, and it will
not deti act from Portland in the
least but the present policy is ruin
to all concerned in it. . '
" - iwiv .iMajin;nk..'.iJtw.i.
Yes, I know there are stains on my carpet;
The traces of small, muddy hoots;
And I see your fair tapestry glowing
All spotless with blossoms and fruits.
And I know the tiny walls are disfigured
With prints of small fingers and hands;
And I see that your own househpld whiteness
All fresh in its purity stands.
Yesjknow that m- black walnut is hattr'd
And dented, by many small heels;
"While your own polished stairway, allporfeot,
Its smooth, shining surface, reveals.
And I know that my parlor is littered
"With many odd treasures Tuid toys,
While your own is in daintiest order,
Unharmed by the presence of boys.'
And I know that my room is invaded
Quite boldly, all hours of the dajr;
While you sit in 3our own unmolested,
And dream the soft quiet away.
Yes, I know there are lessons of spelling,
"Which I must be patient to hear;
"While 3Tou may sit down to your novel,
Or turn the last magazine near.
Yes, I know there are four little bedsides
"Where I must stand, watchful, each night,
"While you may go out in your carriage,
And flash in your dresses so bright.
Now I think I'm a neat little woman;
I like my house orderly, too;
And I'm fond of all dainty belongings
Yet I would not change places with you.
No; keep your fair home, with its order,
Its freedom from trouble and noise;
And keep your fanciful leisure
But give me my four splendid boys.
"Wednesday, May C, 1S73.
We have upon our table, through
favor of A. Van Dusen, Esq., of this
city, a relic indeed. It is a facsimiliG
of the New York Herald, Vol. 1 No. 1,
published by James Gordon Bennett
& Co., 20 Wall street, basement story,
Wednesday morning, May 6, 1835.
Its four pages of four columns each,
cover a sheet 10 by 1G inches in size;
four inches less than the Tri-Weekly
When the mind reverts back to
New York city as it existed at that
time (3S years ago), what themes are
suggested! Looking ahead 38 years
what may not be expected? see New
York to-day, and picture the future
of Astoria! We do not blush at the
comparison but expect those who
live to see tho day that right here
may witness nearly the same scenes.
The Pacific Ocean has an impor
tancenvite as significant as that of
the Atlantic, and the interior regions
are as fertile and accessible to the
masses as any other part of the world.
While in a commercial way we boast
of the superiority of this latitude. It
only is a question of time when this
city and Oregon must take rank with
To-morrow, at one o'clock i. m.,
there will be a Children's Church
Service at Grace (Episcopal) Church
in this city, at which time a sermon
to children will be delivered by the
Rector. Parents and others are in
vited to be present.
The sloop Kate Hayes, Gorey
master, from Deep river to Astoria,
was piled up on the rocks near gov
ernment point, during the storm of
the Sth. The tide being against her
Captain iory concmueu to ;uici
just above the upper town, but he 1
no sooner done so than the break
i valine m-nr ho.r. ' mirl it. x
Captain Goney concluded to anchor
began rolling over her, and it was
thought necessary to hoist anchor and
sail around Tongue point to safer an
chorage. Finding it impossible to
get around he notified all hands to
look out for themselves, .turned the
tiller and heacjed for shore, where
she struck antnow lies. The passen
gers saved themselves, but were thor
oughly v ater soaked. H. A. Shaw
was a passenger, and he relates that
it was the roughest trip in all his life
, embracing an experience of nineteen
j years on sea and inland waters. It is
i thought the sloop can be got oft to-day
The British bark Romeo, Thomas is
for Rodgers, Meyer & Co.
The light-house tender Shubrick, ar
rived in San Francisco on the 26th.
Twelve vessels, with an aggregate of
11,169 tons, were for charter fn San Fran
cisco on the 2d.
The steamship Idaho, which took a
cargo of wheat from hereto San Francisco
will return and take another cargo.
Sinco July 20th eight vessels have left
this port loaded with wheat for Europe
against two for the same period last year.
The schooner Hera, 390 tons, recently
purchased by Jesse Holladay, sold for 28,
000 dollars. Captain Miller is in command
now on the way to this port.
The British ship Flercho has been
chartered to load with wheat at Portland
for Liverpool, at 4 10s. Her register is
730 tons; she comes in ballast from San
Mathiot Brothers at Weodburn, have
bought 58,000 bushels of wheat, which is
still held by them, and it is understood
they will charter a vessel and send it to
Europe on their own account.
The str, Emma Hay ward last Sunday
towed the brig Orient to Portland in ten
hours from this city. The Dixie Thomp
son took the barkentinc Melancthon and
schooner Margaret Crockard in tow ibr
Portland last Tuesday. Vessels do not
wait long now for a tug at this port.
The Bulletin would have its' readers
believe " the movement of wheat contin
ues to be seriously retarded for want of
shipping; that the tonnage supply, it is
feared, will not be large enough to move
our crop as fast as the interests of tho
The telegraph informs us that there
has been no investigation in the case of the
Costa Rica disaster. Capt. Lapidge, who
commanded her at the time of her wreck,
has been discharged and it is further sta
ted that he will command one of theJSritish
opposition steamers between San Francis
co and China and Japan.
TJic Price of diolil.
Portland, Oct. 11th. Gold in New
York to-day, 1111; Portland Legal
Tender rates, S9 buying, and 90
Pout Jkrvls, X. Y., Oct. 6. Rev. J.
O'Reily, pastor of the Cathedral
church at Susquehanna, and former
ly Vicar General of Philadelphia di
ocese, wasJvillcd at the former place
on Saturday evening by a railway
Boston, Oct, 5. -The remains of
the Right Rev. G. M. Randall, Bish
op of Colorado, arrived here to-day,
and will lie in state at St. Paul's
Church until the funeral takes place,
Washington, Oct. 5. Coining ma
chinery has already been shipped
from Philadelphia for the new San
Francisco Mint and the contract
been awarded for the construction of
the engines, boilers and shafting.
It is supposed by tlic Director of the
Mints that operations will be com
menced about the 30th of June next.
In the meantime coining will go on
as heretofore with present facilities.
New York, Oct. 5. The Herald
has a letter from Dundee, Scotland,
stating that an important statement
in relation to the death of Capt. Hall,
of the Polaris, has been made by
Second "Mate Morton, It was given
to thj3 U. S, Consul there, and by
him forwarded to the American Gov
ernment. Morton was-Hall's attend
ant in his last illness, ano! lias made
statements, so says tfre Herald's cor
respondent, implicating J)r. Bissel)
in the death of Capt. Hall. He also
intimates that Buddihgton coincides
with Morton's statement.
Salt Lake, Oct, C.TJie Forty
Third Sem Annual Conference of
the Cirurcli of JtiprrDay Sainta as
sembled to-day. Scandinavia and
the British Isles are the main fields
of proselyting work. Eighteen mis
sionaries will be sent to Europe and
four to the Sandwich Islands. Brig
ham Young is again elected Presi
dent of -Zion's Co-operative Instituti
on. The News, Iormon Church
organ, thinks the outlook oncourag
ing for the Institution.
Washington, Oct. 6. The Treasury
Department is now paying the per
sons who were employed in taking
the United States Census in the
Southern States in 1860, just previous
to the breaking out of the rebellion,
and who were deprived- of then
money on that account. Already
$'67,G19 has been paid in sums rang
ing from $50 to $200.
Philadelphia, Oct. 7. A dispatch
f rom Potts ville says the first snow of
the season fell this morning and is
quite severe. Snow also fell at Fon
clay. jSTew Y'ork:, Oct. 7. In commercial
circles the feature of business is the
gratifying activity in grain and grain
freights. The export movement in
wheat is on a liberal scale. Freights
for British ports embrace free ship
ments of wheat, petroleum and to
bacco, with cotton moderate.
It is said 'that the Due D' Aumale
has privately stated that it was cer
tain that Marshal Bazaine would be
condemned to death by the court
martial and then pardoned. The
trial by court-matial was opened at
Versailles on the Gth, by the Due.
Among the witnesses present were
Marshals Conrobert and Leboeut.ancl
Generals Froissard, Bourbaki, and
A dispatch was received at the
Ministry of AVar at Madrid "on the
16th from Genpral Mariones, an
nouncing a great victory by his
troops over a large body of Carljsts
near Agarzusa, in Navarre. Many
of the insurgents were killed and a
large number taken prisoners. The
Insurgents' vessels remain at Cartha
gena. The Government fleet passed
the Gulf of Almonia on the 5th.
The Carlists are fast'losing ground in
the northern provinces. rihey are
utterly demoralized, and the men
accuse their leaders of treason. Gen.
Mariones, commander of the republi
can troops, is energetically advancing
against them. The siege of Cartha
gena is proceeding actively, the fir
ing being very sharp on both sides.
Many of the insurrectionists surrend
er daily to tho republican forces.
A special to the World, dated
London, Oct, 4th, gays Theirs has,
given his consent to tho proposed al
liance between the Republicans and
Imperialists, by. the only means of
preventing the restoration by the
Monarchists of the Count DeCham
bord as Henry V., who is receiving
new accessions to his ranks. Never
theless, the chances so far are in fa
vor of the Monarchists, who have
majorities in the Assembly and the
entire army. A special from Paris
to the Observer states that 250 Depu
ties of the Frpnch Assembly have
plo.dged themselves to support a mo
tion for he restoration of the Mon.
arejjy, Tli,e Deputies of the Right
have" appointed a committee to draw
up a pfatform on whicn all sections
of the Right rajght unite.
At las-t mail dates, Grain 'was pounng
into Chicago at a terrifle rate, the receipts
for the week being aboi4 400,000 bushels,
including 1,600000 bushels "Whenc,
against 885,000 bushels for tlje sams week
last year. Tho immense warehoie ca
pacity of the city was fulj, while the prer
sure on the railroads leading to and from
Chicago was so, great that orders had been
sent into 'the country 'io to"p shipment,
freight capacity to the peai?ord fyemg en
sraeed for several days ahead, and some of
j the roads had' declined' to make further