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TUESDAY, THURSDAY AND SATURDAY,
Monitor Building, A.ctoria, Oregon.
I. C.IREIiAXD Pro2rictor
Ono Copy one year. $ 00
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Yearly adv'ts per month, per square 1 o0
L. P. Fisher, 20 and 21 Xow Merchants Ex
change, is authorized to act as Agent for the
AsToiti vx in San Francisco.
Any friend who feels an interest in tho pros
Ierity of this region, 'is authoirzcd to act :is
Agent for this paper, in procuring subscribers.
But few passengers arrived on Tues-
The United States steamer Shubrick
returned from St. Helen bar last evening,
where she lias been planting buoys.
-Tame doves introduced into this city
by the Chinese, are a perfect nuisance to
people who wish to save rain water from
the roofb of their houses for domestic uses.
Capt. Flavel's family, wife and two
children, will take their departure for San
1 rancisco bv the Aiax. Cant. F.. who i
now in Portland, also proposes going be
The barkentine "Webibot and brig
Orient arrived at San Francisco on the 19th
The United States steamer Shubrick
returned from Shoalwater bay Alonda'
Thomas Bramell is preparing to open
in oyster saloon in Brown's block, Che
iiamus street, to-morrow.
"When you arrive in Portland, if you
want a good cup of coffee call at Frank
Faber's stand Central Market.
The hose carriage for the new Amos
keag steam fire Engine, for Columbia
Engine 'Company No. 3, of Portland, ar
Otto Dufner, of this city, has proven
himself a very competent workman by
what he did for Mr. Louis "Wilson this
week, on a chronometer. Mr. "Wilson
hav probably one of the best chronometers
Diem will l, pnmwfl fw tp- i"X:iwVrVu"u,,'ww' recently
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line can be constiuctcd there whnt in tn
The telegraph from Precott to San
-The new wharf of Capt. George Fla
vel is now ready for a steamship or a ves
sel to lie along side. "Work of completion
is progressing rapidly.
The farmer's excursion from Albany
was received here last evening with a
hearty welcome and booming of cannon.
The excursionists, will remain m find nhnnt
Astoria until the last of this week.
The bark Vesta comes in pretty well
covered with barnacles from the 'region of
Cape Horn . They are of the thickest and
largest kind, but the fresh water of the
Columbia will soon let them out.
I he whole number of Fisheries on
the river the past year were seven, which
gave employment to about two thousand
hands. Next year there will probably be
four more fisheries in addition to those al
leady established, which will increase the
number of employes to not less than four
or five thousand during the Salmon season.
pi event one being built here.
Mr. L. S. "Wass of this city, has been
apiointed ire understand, to fill the va
cancy of assistant light house keeper at
Cape Disappointment occasioned by the
transfer of Mr. Anderson to Shoalwater
Sea-lion are plentiful Messrs. J. P.
Miller and H. H. Jackson, coming over
from Grays river a few days ago met a
very lare one in the Columbia river,
above this city.
Mr. Tuqnn of Cornelius arrived Mon
day evening, and left Tuesday morning,
for the purpose of completing the prelim
inary survey of the "Washington county
and Nehalcm wagon road.
"With a tri-weekly mail to bring us
telegraphic and other news from the At
lantic States, it frequently occurs that As
toriane get their latest dates from San
Franckao papers, by the North Pacific
Transportation Company's steamers.
"We understand that the visit of our
friend H. 5. Sinister to the State Fair
caused -sufficient attraction to draw him
away from Astoria ibrthe winter, and
that he will take his departure next week.
He is an excellent artist and will do well
wherever he may go.
Mr. Noltner,of the -Oregon City En
terprise returned lust Tuesd&y from at
tendance on the National Grand Lodge,
of Odd Fellows at Baltimore. He has
done good work for this jurisdiction, and
will receive the verdict of well done -ood
and faithful servant. -
We learn that about fifty sea otter
pelt 3aayve ean. obtained this season on
the oceap. beach north of -Grays harbor.
The4nialers have received from $10 to $50
Apiece for the pelts. H..B!odget, so Jar
in a jhead in the number taken. At last
accounts Jip had taken fifteen-
Until Mr. Dufner came here, it
was necessary to send abroad to have such
work repaired, but our city jeweler ha
done the work, Mr. "Wilson says, equal to
any m San Francisco, and at much les
The long promised to be published
" in the Farmer" communication of Mr.
A. S. Mercer of this city, in reply to an
article from the pen of B, (in that same
paper), some weeks since criticising the
report of the Astoria Chamber of Com
merce, has at last appeared in the Albany
Democrat, with the explanation that the
Jjarmer depends too much- upon Portland
lor ik bread and butter to propose "lvin
"Talk about the jaws of death," ex
claimed a hen-pecked husband; " they are
no circumstance compared to the jaws of
A boarding house fiend tells the story
that in a recent thunderstorm the warring
of the. elements was so awe-inspiring that
hair, in a dish of butter in the pantry turn
ed completely white during the night.
Cannot something be done to prevent
young ladies being insulted on our streets
at night? asks a Cincinnati paper. There
can. Just have the little girl's mother
tuck her into her little bed, about eight
o'clock in the evening, and lock the door
A gentleman, in search of a man to do
some work, met on his way a lady, not so
young as she once was, and asked her
"Can you tell me where I can find a
man?" "No;, I cannot," the replied, "for
I have been looking these twenty years
for one myself."
Decidedly the newest device for pro
moting salvation was practiced during a
religious revival at Chittenango, New
York, where it was announced that "re
freshments would be served to converts
gratis. ' ' This suggests the querv whether
churches could find it to their advantage
to borrow any thing else from the saloons.
Kate Field " looks arch and mischiev
ous." She is "versatile, accomplshed,
growing hansomer every day, proud of the
touch of mercury in her Irish blood, born
an actress, ought to be herself on the stage,
and would make a 'schoolmarm' that no
prudent and skin-valuing urchin would
ever think of playing truant from."
An inventor has attached to a pair of
barber's shears an elastic, hollow ball,
which is compressed by the operation of
cutting , and a current of air, forced out
from the ball, is directed along the blades,
and blows away the fragments of ljir as
fast as they are cut. Ex. "Why couldn't
this thing be made to work on a saloon
Tlie lrice of Gold.
Portland, Oct. 23. Gold in New
lork to-day, 108J; Portland Legal
Tender rates, 90A buving, and 91
rr.u -n E' 0RK' Octpber 18.'
Ihe Evening Express, in an article on
the financial situation, declares that the
present condition of the banks of this city
is a disgrace, and insists upon the necessity
of an immediate resumption of currency
payment as the only means of restoring
confidence, and bringing out greenbacks,
now hoarded in safety in the deposit com
pany's vaults, and elsewhere.
Inquiry at-the offices of the principal
steamship lines shows that the foreign ex
port trade, at one time seriouslv brokpn
by the financial panic, is in a healthy con
dition; that large shipments aie made by
every outgoing steamer, without any ma
terial alteration in trade.
Ihey are having a " Revolution among
the .Natives" at Panama. Hostilities be
gan on the 24th between Ueira, the pres
ent President, and Gen. Carnozo, recently
deposed from that office. "When.the firing
was going on Admiral Almy, of the U. &
ssavy, arrived and landed 150 men at the
railroad station, and atthe-request of the
Government placed sixty men in the city
square. The government ordered all the
trains approaching the citv to stop, and
passengers to be searched. Admiral Almy
placed a guard of United States Marines
on the trains, with orders to shnnfc rlnwn
all armed men who should attempt any
interference, thus relieving passengers of
annoyance and interruption. The troops
assigned 'by the government of Colombia
9o protect transit across the Inthmus have
joined the rebels. The Constituent Assem
bly is now in session, endeavoring to re
store peace, but the insurgents outside the
city do not recognize its authority, and or
dered a forced loan, (theft), of 20,000 on
the city, and 40,000 on the provinces. It
washoped Admiral Almy would continue
to give protection to non-combatants, and
that the United States and Colombian
authorities would come to some under
standing, whereby a repetition of the out
rages may be prevented.
The subject of the hog's-hack buoys
still continues to agitate the pilots. "We
are satisfied that Capt. Jasson has only-
obe3ed instructions so far as he is concern
ed in it, but we hope the manipulators of
red tape will not be so grasping as to in
bint upon managing this business in future
without at leat consulting tho r;w.
about it. If the Oregon pilots are not
capable of having any voice in the matter
we should l'ke to know the reason why?
Last Tuesday afternoon a man named
McLane at work on the loadway to the
fanner's wharf in this city very narrowly
escaped sudden death. Hp. t oni
with other men in hoisting one of the
heavy posts, a stick of timber about
eighteen inches in diameter, fifteen feet
long, when the block strap gave way let
ting the stick fall back upon him. Fortu
nately for him he fell between two logs
and his life may be said to be slaved fiom
mis circumstance, as the post fell exactly
over him across the logs. HU face was
badly cut from coming in contact with a
stick beneath him, just as the falling tim
ber struck his shoulder.
It will be seen by referring to our list
ofvesselsonthe way to this, port that a
large number are en route, and really
more are coming than our informants arc
willing to report to us. It has always
been said that when Oregon began to pro
duce earnestly for export there would be
plenty of vessels here to carry it away.
Ihe class of vessels coming on. nil onllr.
than it is profitable to employ in the bu-i-
Preserved fruits and vcgetabieshonld
be stored in glass, and no metal of any
kind should be brought in contact with
them. Fruits contain more or less of
vegetable acids, and others that are high
l3T corrosive are often formed by fermen
tation, and metallic vessels are consider
ably acted upon. Tin cans are held to
gether by solder, an alloy into which lead
enters largely. This metal is easily cor
roded by vegetable acids, and poisonous
salts are formed. Undoubtedly many
persons arc greatly injured by eating to
matoes, peaches, etc.. which have hinn
placed in tin cans, and we advise all our
friends who put up fruit to use only glass.
Eight inches of snow have fallen
in "Wyoming and Utah. Trains are
delayed by the storms.
We are now able to understand
the chief industry of the American
Indians. They are chiefly engaged
in raising hair.
Pacific Coast Jfews.
The British bark Yev,fei. 1' T.iirm,
Spool, to Mebsr. Janion & Rhodes, -vitli xiess3-Pt tfeT are P1 to Jiroont ewioj--
:nI Capt. K. R. Thompson's mammoth j tliere be plenty pf the larger class of ves
tpam plow, arrived direct from Liverpool I &e coram 01' itas do these small ones..
yesterday, bhe had been i93 davs out and
fears were beginning to be enteitaiued for
At the great Convention of the
Grangers in San Jose, California,
October loth, Daniel Clark, of Salem,,
master of he Oregon Grange and.
Fraternal delegate to the Convention,.,
was introduced with a grand "welcome '
and an-address in his honor
In tlie Pensylvania Constitution
al v-unvoiiwon, a iew ua'?? ago, ex
United States Senator Bwekalew, re
ferring to the course of Senator Mor
ton, of Indiana, upon the proposed
amendments as to the man nor of se
lecting Presidential electors-, said
Senator Morton deserved the thanks
of the Nation, for his course in that
Tlie Central. Grange Association
perfected a permanent organization
on the 14th, Albany, by electing-Ir.
"W. F. Alexander, President; A. "W.
Stanard, Secretary; C. P. Burkhart,
Treasurer; F. Shedd and F. Powell
Trustees; Elias Fanning, Gate Keep
er; J..B. Stump, Agent. The associa
tion adjourned to meet on the second
Tuesday in November.
Sax Francisco, Oct. 18. Duret's bal
loon went up this afternoon, but Duret did
not go with it. Austin, bf the Chronicle,
and Clough, of the Call, were the ones
who undertook to find the celebrated east
ern air current. Austin controlled the
balloon. They found an air current but it
took them rapidly to the northwest. Aus
tin saw the tug Neptune in the bay and
pulled the valve rope, and the balloon 4
scended low enough to allow him.to.leap
into the water, when the boat's crew res
cued him, but poor Clough went up again
like a rocket. He climbed into the netting,
got hold of the broken rope, opened tlie
valve, and down she came, close to, the
water, and the crew of the tug got him
saujiy oiu. ne oauoon tnen-reascended.
VVhen last seen it was going toward-the
north pole, over San Rafael.
Visalia, October 1&. Last night the
stage between here and the railroad station
was stopped.by three masked highwaymen
one, with a shot-gun, headed the team,
while others with revolvers,, attended to
the coach on each side. Five passengers
were aboard, and all being unarmed were
uusij jjurnimueu 10 aisourse tneir valua
bles. 'W.ulh, Fargo. & Co.'s box, con
taining but 315, was robbed.and probably
3150 was obtained from passengers. The
Sheriff and deputies are in pursuit, with a
good Prospect of SUCCess. Rv, thn hhr nn
said to be well known. One having
dropped his mask exposed his face. The
mail arid express letters were noir molested
Sax Francisco, October, 19. A very
great excitement exists in the western part
of the city by the appearance of ghoat pic
tures on that quarter. A large-crowd of
people are there to-day. The- pictures are
very distinct, and arp changed'eveiy little
while. The family occupying the house
are much alarmed, and. propone to move
Orovill-e, October J8. The sreat bar
of gold bullion,valued.at over seventy-on
i nousana dollars, taken from the mine of
erty of the press and the Tri-color to
be maintained as the flag of Franco.
The last point, however, is open to'
mutual concession. The Assembly
is called to meet not later than the
The Deputies from the Department
of the Seine have signed a .manifesto
protesting against the attempted
restoration of royalty, and declaring
that they will energetically resist all.
Ninety-six thousand pounds- Sterling
of bullion were shipped for New York
from London and Southampton on
the 18th. The Bank of England has
fixed the rate of discount at 7 per cent..
New York, Oct. 16. A London
telegram of "the 3d says, we under
stand the new monthly mail line wilf
be opened' between England, New
South "Wales and New Zeland via
San Francisco, commencing about
the 16th ol January next.. Hon. SanL
Samuel, Postmaster General of Sid
ney, and Mr.. Thomas Russell acting'
of New Zelandr are now in London
making arrangements for that pur- .
pose. Itis understood the mail steam
ers, which will be very powerful and
of great speed; are-to call at Honolulu
and the Fiji Islands.
.Madrid, Oct.. 19. A British Dis
patch boat from Cartagena, arrived,
at Alcante last evening with the'
news that the insurgent frigate Nu-
mancia fired into and sunk the Fer-;
nando el Catilrco because she parted
company .with and refused to obev
the signals to rejoin the former.'
Minister Marins has resumed command-in
person of the squadron at
Gibraltar,, which sailed yesterdav
Paris,. Oct.. 19. The Republicans
are working with great activity and:
energy to counteract the designs- o'
the Monarchists. Ex President Thiers
in conversation with friends yester
da3', spoke confidently of the result.
The Deputies of the extreme Left
will hold a meeting Monday, and the
moderate Republicans on Tuesdav.
They will probably unite in propos
ing to the Assembly that the question
of the restoration of royalty be re
ferred to a commission. An article-
in the Journal des Debats to-day re
gards the restoration of royalt- as
certain. Romk, Oct.,20. The Genoral.of the
Society of. Jesuits, was to-day offi
cially notified by Government that
the Order must immediately vacate
tlie premises occupied by-them in.
ViENNvOct. 19. Prince-Bismarck:
arrived to-day. He has been in close
conference with Emperor "William.
A change in the- Prussian Cabinet
te rumored. It is. not improbable
that the Prince will resume his-posi-tion
as President of the Ministry. o-fT
State in place of Yon Koon.
The daily demand for- postal!
cards is now about 400,000;. There
are 7,000,p00 cards now on hand..
Philadelphia officials who recent
ly visited San Francisco,, tendered a
banquet to Donald McLellan of that
city. The latter declined
Ben Ilolladay,, J. Jfc Comstock
and A.. G..Cunninghamt have organ
ized company fjr coal mining in
Douglas, county.. Tlie- coal is said to,
be first class.
at the banians hoiise of Hideout, Smith
& Co. It Is the largest bar ever made in
By Atlantic Cable.
The latest fires-were at Osurego..
N. Y. loss $40,000, Oct. 20th;; Mladi
Bon Wisconsin, Oct. 20th, los&SM,
00 and at Topeka Kansas, Ocfe.20t!i
loss $100,000,, Victoria, O 20tlr
Senator Carpenter is inTViishingr-
the Spring Yalley Canal and MinLK - --" " J
Company, has to xJay been on exhibition fton' " frends: are predicting al-
New School Books. I have just re-
-The new Catholic church in thi city, I T'f aU thef of New School
extracted through the energy and i Z ll T7 ? State, that
i mum . o "e una per- now be oundln gftn pmncitco A
severance of Mrs. S. N. Arngoni and ci04.n -i -m -, , '
4v , v . ,i it- . k,ate pencils, Blotting pads, a cood as-
Other Ub, now all enclo, and has ' ?ortment of Wionery.Vwinf paper,
rvrfonecoatof punt It real y a CAED B0AEDi p, ,$?
(,reaittothcitj, an4 sitting upon a lull hww D,mw ri..h t, '7 " .'
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wuerc ip unuiiut ue uiu, iM uie oiar or uie ' new u of f.mol nii nnA , I "" " pirmiuiii ui uie oiate jjwmiik),
ucesnitsneas a nalo of peace over all. t T t XI. wr Wue ribbons for work. It also
SEra- Tvi5 W ? & ! 'T T..Ta aU , Hue ribbon at h of to county
work, they have-putjupon.it. rn. . t ' l t t ,-. M -,t WW n qt?
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n . SB ,H .y. xn-tsh M&i .zrivh inwjn Atiir imm
Paris.. Oet, 18.r From extract in
formation it appears that the Mon--
arcniai portion ol fciie Assembly have
come to an absolute agreement.
Count De Chiimbord has made con
cessions, which are satisfactory to the
Liberal Monarchists, and there will
be submitted, at the opening of the
Assembly,, a. proclamation of heredi
tary constitutional monarchy,, the
prospective king promising liHertv of
wing Machine took i conscience and equality before ,'t.ie
iaw as uie ngnt 01 an. JLifte lYlonair-
I nhicfkl hvq nnnfiilnnf --P o v.-.nJ-:i i
took l, Aoovi,, i4-ir. :,i mo.i-s.
. u4 iojnuij . iu 10 ftiuu -ao uepfje.
iairs. are DLedired to simnnrf. n. rrairnin.i
qtT n iV TO Ai'j: ,9!atKP county.-' of royalty.' '" ed-iri making everyouo'fe11 nerf ctlV
ready that he will make-a successful
defense of the I.o-ng Branch scandal,.
in whieh liis name was-so -prominent.
.This is promised, it is claimeel, to
save the Senat r from being, deposed,
hs presiding officer of the Senate...
The Progress. Club receptiqn;gi;
en .at their-hull Poi Hand last i'hurs
xiay evenings was .grand afiuiir. The
reception, committee, consisted of
Mesrs.Gb. L. DePrans, 1. T. ("uning
hm, Isam 'W.htte, .J. I). DuBois, E.
C. Lord, IBhnn, Alex Mayer, raj.
Egglestou,, Charles Lancaster, Emil
Iank?i Joseph Bachman and F. A
Thompson, who, by .their attention
to the comfort of the guestF, succeed-
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