Search America's historic newspapers pages from - or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities external link and the Library of Congress. Learn more
title: 'The Daily Astorian. (Astoria, Or.) 1876-1883, May 14, 1879, Image 1',
meta: 'News about Chronicling America - RSS Feed',
Image provided by: University of Oregon Libraries; Eugene, OR
All ways to connect
Inspector General |
External Link Disclaimer |
y ?- 1 -v' -; - ws'ssrep U!JM!pw 'ijr'yj
Astoria, Oregon, Wednesday Morning, May 14, 1879.
HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS.
BANKING AjStD INSURANCE.
I O 11 wS
IM D m Mr
VmJ v 1 1 I
The President h.is J?dcw?d "the
'bill entitled ""uri act to prohibit
-military interference ax 'elections.
The president's veto
r.vas ief erred to the judiciary com-
mittee, anS a resolution adopted j
'that the house would vote on the
question of reconsideration on the
News is roseived that on Satur
clav night Charles Reid of Svdnev,
.Nebraska, who was in jail there for
Slaving- murdered Henry Loomis
the preceding day, was taken
out by about 400 citizens
;md hanged to a telegraph pole in
.the main street of the town.
The cause of the rapid and con
siderable rise in wheat at Chicago
on the 12th is continued hot weather
throughout the northwest, com
bined, it is alleged, with a move
ment on the part of a speculative
ring to force wheat above a dollar.
The weather recently has been
very unfavorable to growing crops
in the northwest.
The Times, Tribune and Inter
Ocean correspondents agree that
the following will probably be the
course of the democrats after a
second vete: They will hold an
other caucus, and the present
opinion appears to be that the
legislative appropriation bill will
pass the greatest possible restric
tions and the army bill will be al
lowed to fail. They will then dis
band and go home.
"PaIiic 'Coast Dispatches.
An attempt was made to burn
the Ohio house at Reno on the
night-! the 11th.
- Capi. John Hayes, pilot of the
cutter "Wolcott, formerly of the
steamship California, died at Port
Towsend while sitting at dinner
' on tlie 11th. He leaves a wife and
family in Portland, Oregon.
The Reno tar and feather brig
ade on the 12th, tarred and feather
bed a man named Ed. Davis. Davis
-lias been keeping a squaw rendez
vous, and is accused of furnishing
whisky to Indians. He bore liis
punishment bravely, and declares
that he will leave town. The
brigade tried to catch two other
fellows, but they were not success
ful. Connecticut Insurance Statistics.
From the Xcio Haven Journal.
Commissioner Stodnian's report
shows that the Connecticut fire
insurance companies' increase in
uross 'assets for 187S is 005,043;
in surplus as regards policy-holders,
SuOS,S4G; and in surplus over all
liabilities, 408,S4G. The total
gross assets of the state companies
are $17,G5i,015; surplus as regards
policy-holders, $12,702.59S; liabili
ties, including capital, 13,153,310;
surplus over all liabilities, 4,501--598.
In 1877 the ratio of expendi
tures to income was 105 99; last
3'ear, 91 8G. Most of the Hart
lord companies did a better busi
ness last year than in 1877. Since
1S74 the cash capital of Connecti
cut companies has increased from
$6,781,000 to 8,201,000; gross
assets, from 13,500,127 to 17,
045,710. Puring the same period
there has been a decrease in the
income, expenditures, premium,
mr.fmfs. and losses naid. but the
L,fMd,0 in f Lochoon
:,U",UM V ",,, " "
increased. 1 he premium receipts
.. io' .,,., frl frk iftOO; orQ
for lbio amounted to liv&4 j,U b,
hut tor lb ib the aggregate was
$G,G23,179. The losses paid in
1873 arrrarpd G,lC0yll, but
last jear only 3,43-,171.
jT(r-lt is funny that when you ask a
man to adwriise lie generally declines
I'itli tn stat.MuiMit that nobody will see
it. But if vou advertise .some little caper
-ijfhis-in the news column gratis, he prts
indignant over the certainty that every
ie will see it.
.f.ir- Send your subscription fr the
AaTORiAN another year. Help us, that
weouay continue to help.j'ou.
ASTOKIA, O KEG ON,
H. B. PAKKEIU ----- Proprietor.
THIS HOTEL is the largest, most comfort-,
able and best Kept hotel in the city. Is
.supplied with the be-t of spring water, hot
and cild baths, barbershop, and a first-cla.-s
saloon with best of liquorr. and cigars, and
fine billiard table. Free coach to and from
the house ; charges reasonable, .?l 00 to $250
per day. according to room occupied.
A. J. MKGLKlt. C. S. WRIGHT.
MEULER & V1UGHT. Proprietors.
The rnoi'RiETons are iiapi'S to
announce that the above hotel has-been
repainted and refurnished, adding. greatly to
the comfort of itsgucst&and is now the bcit
hotel north of San Francisco.
I. L. TUKPIN - I'ltorKiBxou
Between "Sqtufinocqhe and Jefferson,
Board and lodging per week
... 1 00
Board per day
igle Meal .
Tne table will be supplied at all times with
the best the market allot ds.
THEO. BROEMfcER, - - PiiOTOiKXOU.
Fresh oysters, and other deli
cacies of the season, served in
Opposite the Telegraph office, Squemoqhe
street, Astoria, Oregon.
US-MEALS AT ALL HOURS-SV.
Just opened, newly furnished and first class.
S. DAMICO & CO., - Pnor-its.
Corner Lafayette and Second sts., Astoria.
Meals served in French. Italian and Ameri
can styles to order.
The table will be supplied at all times with
the best the market affords. The well known
and gentlemanly steward, V. A. Cook, will
always be on hand with a first class Italian
cook? pleased to sec his fiiends. Come and
satisfy yourself. Private, rooms for ladies.
Meals at all hours. The best wines and ci
gars always on hand.
Main street, near Hustler's "Wharf. ,..m
ASTORIA, --- - OREGON.
Mrs. Mara Campbell, Proprietor.
Board and lodging by day or week.
CORNER C AND FIRST STREETS,
P.XORTOX, - - - - Proprietor.
(Formerly of the Portland Hotel.)
mins norsE is a fire-proof prick,
JL just finished and newly furnished, with
the best of spring beds.
Tkkms Per w eek From .?r to SG for board
and lodging. Per day $1 00. Single meals
25 cents. Ixulging 25 to 50 cents.
td&"Free coach to and from the House.
Private 'Boarding House.
"Will accommodate day boarders or accom
modate any with board and lodging.
Prices reasonable. In Inoculs' buildicg.
.Teffenson street, opposite Wells, Fargo & Cos
G. "W. PARKER,
GROCEKECS ANI III VISIONS.
WHITE LEAD. PAINTS and COAL OILS,
Brooms, Em:k1icm and"Voorten-ware,
Tobacco, Cigars and Stationery,
Gent's Fiiriiisliiii:? Goods, Etc.
Kcar the Corner
Slain niiil Concomly Sti., AHtoria
Cement, Plasterer and Builder of any
kind of Brick Furnaces.
riease leave orders at "Wil.son & Fisher's
store, Chenamus street, Astoria. 7-lin
I. "W. CASE,
IMFORTEIt AND "WHOLESALE AND KE
TAIL DEALER IN
Corner Chenamus and Cass streets.
ASTORIA - - - OREGON.
Fisl1 Commissioners Xotice,
NOTICE IS I1EKEKY GIVEN THAT
JLi the undersigned will be in readiness
I ironi and after this date, to issue licenses,
jat his onlce p sl:nrSf coni(?r of Cass and
b(iemoc(ihe streets, Astona. Oregon.
II. B. FEltGUSON.
Fiwh ConiiuIssioneis Xotice.
TIIE UNDEItSIONED FISH COMMIS
sioner for Washington tvrritoiy, hereby
gives notice that he will be at lirooklleld
for the rest of the season.
ALBKK1 T. STREAM.
North Covk, W. Tm Feb. 17. 1S70.
CLEANING-Rnd ItEPAIRING fHOMPTLY
ijBenton street, ojiposlte -Pos;ofTice.,Axtoria. l
BANKING AND INSURANCE.
X- w txaL&Eu
Exchange bought and sold on all parts of
the United States and Europe.
OFFICE IIOURS-From Siojclock a. m.
until 4 o'clock p.m. t
Hoi Mutual Insurance Co.,
J. F. Houghton.. President
Ciias. R. Stoky Secretary
'Hamilton Boyd. (.
(Jko. L. Stoky.
.Agents for Oregon
Office Northeast corner of Stark and First
streets, Portland, Oregon.
Net Cash received for Fire Prem
iums in 1877 $835,511 04
Assets, .Ian. l, 1876 $573,065 S5
Surplus for Property Holders
Losses pjud in Oregon in six year&.?114,5lG 72
LIVERFGOL AND LONDON AND
NORTH BRITISH AND MERCAN
TILE OP LONDON AND
iPLD CONNECHClLTetEV HART-
tCOMMEROIAL OF CALIFORNIA
VFIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES.
Representing & capital of SG7,000,000.
A. VAN DDSEN. Agent.
Capita SJ 2,500,DO0.
MATT II. SIBS0N, Agent,
ORGANIZED IN IS 63.
Total Loosen Paid Slnre Oranf7tlon.
E. C. 1IOLDEN, Agent.
MAGNUS C. CROSBY.
Stoves, Tinware, and
House Furnishing Goods.
Hardware, Brass Goods,
Lead and Iron Pipe, Pipe Fittings,
Engineers Supplies, Sheet Lead, iron,
Copper, Brass, and Zinc.
G. H. BAIN & CO.
TEING NOW PREPARED "WITIT greatly
jlj increased facility
with all kinds of
to furnish the" public
Seasoned A No. 1 Lumber,
Boat Lite, Doors, lions,
And all kinds of hard wood at very low rates,
Asks an examination of their prices and
huge lot of goods which will be sold low for
Steam Mill Near Veston Hotel,
Cor. Gcnevive and Astor streets.
T. S. JEWKTT. B. 3. KIMBALL.
Draykig & Trucking.
ASTOKIA TRDOK & DRAY CO.,
Squomwcque sL, betrcen Cass atnd Main,
Contracts fur jruylng made and satisfaction
guaranteed. Orders loft at tho XJccidont rfo
teLorsocoivuIJjy mrtli prornptlyfillod
6 W HUME
Gorner of Water and Olney Streets,
WHOLESALE DEALER IN
AGENT FOR TIIE
Goiin ;City Chemical f Mb.
B. V. PAYNJE & SOX'S
lay's faotl f orMi BacMnen
Tlie National, Hayward,
and Pure EuLLer.
COTTON SEINE TWINE
AND NET LINES SOLD AT SAN
Blocks, Oakum, etc.
Star of the Columbia,
130 Fire Test Kerosene.
Turpentine and Varnish,
ilade expressly -for light sail fcoaia.
For -sale 3t
J. W. EiUME'S,
U.K. Warren. C A. McGuiss
Astoria Market !
Corner of Chenamus and Cassstreeii,
WAJ&REN.& McGUIRE, Proprietor
(Successors to Hob ton tfc Warren,
Wbolesalo and Retail Dealers in all kinds
Fresh and Cured 'Meats!
A full line of Family Groceries,
CANNED FRUIT. VEGETABLES, ETC.
K3utter, Ecgs, Cheese, etc. cunstan&j
&& Ships supplied at the lowest rates.
Slain Street, - - Astoria '(Oregon,
BERGMAN & BERRY
RESPECTFULLY CALL THE ATTEN
tion of tha public to vtho faot that the
above Market null always be supplied with a
FULL'VAKIETY BEST QUALITY
FRESH ANDCURED MEATS!
Which will be sold at lowest rates, wholesale
and retail. Special attention given to supply
IVcst-EhShtli Stroet, near tlio O.
8. N. t)7H VVhnxf.
JOHN W. WEIOT. PKOPIUET.OU
A GENERAL ASSORTMENT OF FAMI
ly Groceries, and the various kinds of
first-class Meats and Fish, furnished in best
fuVstylant the market, or delivered to airj
partof 'te city. Ordcra given to the messen
gers, orleft at the market, will be prouiptlj
My endeavor will be, bv prompt attention
and fair dealinjr, to pleiLse my patrons.
t"All kinds of country produce taken In
exchange for goods, and. delivered topatrom
free. ETGive me a call.
Is 111 This Blowii Alitl
I HAVE JUST EETURNED
FROSf THE EAST AND" "WIIS:.
SELL MY GOODS A
AS ANJ HOUSE IN THEITY
And am not going to say anything al)out it
A Squane Deal Guaranteed
At the corner-of Mjun and.SquemoqJiest.,
ASTORIA, - OREGON.
JIt is !io Use of TaJkine:
J. K. "WIRT'S is the cheapest place to "biry
As he has direekfrom San Francisco by evej
steamer, allkiiids ol vegetables, such
:is.ls in the-market.
AppIH. Bctui. Clry, Caullfowe.
Aparnc:u8.IarHBfiis. IJeet, Car-
f ?artts, Potatoes. Oraiio,
And fronvCIatsop every day
EGGS, BUTTER, CHEESE. AND HONEY.
Also : keep the-best of
CIGAES. TOBACCOS, AND LTQUOH8.
Call and examine before
OATS AN POTATOES
FOR SEED !
At J. II. D. GRAY'S,
Having just received a new stock", consisting
of a splendid assortment of
Ifata, Cups, XSools nml Slioea
Groceries, Canned- Fruits, etc
Waielies, Jewelry and Cnilcry
Besides a choice lot of
TOBACCO, 'CIKARS AXD PrPES.
Wines an"d Liquors,
Stationery and. Eaucty "Artielca,
Which we areofferimrat the lowest livrng.
prices. 'Very respectfullv.
At McGee's new building on the roadway.
Contractor -and Builder,
All "kinds of Carpenters and Joiners "Work
promptly andneatly executed
PLANS, SPECIPIOATIONS,and BIUCS,
Furnished on short notice at reduced rate.
Shop Next door east of Episiopal church.
20 Tons 'Salt, m lots to Suit,