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, 0 .tlrHrsnt Jk k." -m --3 . O) ., Vol. 3. Astoria, Oregon, Friday Morning, November 2, 1877. No. 128. pj -ST tfo ii& ) V gfe & Jtefarrisra. ISSUED EVERY MORNING, (Monday Excepted), C. IBSLAND ; : PUBLISHER, AiAvrian Building, Cass Street. Terms of Subset Iption : i terved by Carrier, per week 23 Cents ' Sent by mail, four months 5 -U Sent bv mail, cne year.........,...... u W i Irco of Postage to Subscriber rtaer Advertisements inserted by the year at the rare of $1 .7J per .qti;irc per month. Trnnient sidvciti-ins, by the day or week, fifty cents per sijuare for each inseition. To City Subscribers. There arc such frciucnt cbnnpcs in .he resi dence of our city patron lliat wo sliull feel jbliired to any who make such changes if they will report the same to this office. Uthei who we shall not bo re-poniUo for failures of the CArrier to deliver the paper promptly and regularly to them. Mr. James Ilandall has taken the Knappton box-factory for tlie ensuing Tear. . Two vessels arc loading at Kiiapp ton, one of which will proceed to Val paraiso, and one to San Francisco. s5aKjiug Columbia is employed on the bar, as much as possible assisting the Astoria, until the return of the Breij- ham. . The Tjllock arrived jestcrday from Hongkong. She left the flowery king dom Sent 12th. She it a very neat and lrcity bark. h Australia there is compounded zi medicine winch is a sure cure lor ague and fever. A gentleman of Astoria has i the recipe and is preparing to fix up borne of these medicines for use about here. -The North Dend. Simpson Brother's new barken tine, Capt Houdleit arrived from Tori land yesterday laden to her ' deepest water line, 14.(5, with wheat for J San Francisco. The North Bend is one j of the finest vessels in the Oregon built lleet She will go to sea to-day. It is reported that the Pacific Coast Steamship company have made arrange ments with a Philadelphia firm for the construction of a first class iron steam er similar to the Granada but abnut ) feet longer, with guaranteed speed of 14 knots, to be delivered in eight months, to be placed on the line to Oregon and Puget Sonnd. ,Ve bid Cant Tober good bye yes terday, and wish him god speed on his voyage to foieign lands. The next time lie visits tins port lie will claim a res-; -r dence in Astoria. He is one of the "n- ing 30x60 completed for his cannery, purchasable commanders. Wo omit the j ;inj tiiere were twelve white men and publication of the PoiUand letters he ninety-eight Chinamen ready for work received while here, offer ug to pay him when I was there, for taking his vessel (the Ssnna C'ara) to In conversing with Capt. "Webster, that port, if he would do so. at his own who is well acquainted with the har special request lie has loaded twice at ! bor, I learned that the lowest water at Astoria, and his refasal logo to Portland low tide on the bar at the entrance is this time shows thai he is u man that 24 feet, making it perfectly safe for cannot be bought with money. my vessel to come into. The old coast - survey has an island in the mouth of Numerous of our old-timers who ; the harbor, but this island is nowhere have been awavfiom Astoria on visiis to ue seen now, having all been yrash to friends in distant parts of the COdlIl..yj ed away and tlie inaiii channel in its areieturning to Astoria and oJier Oie-iPan,e - , gon homes pleased with their jaunt and i . Ther.e " nothing of importance go- t . 1. 1 ! i i I ing on in the vallev at present, all ex- glad to get back, among whom may be -f . , ,- A flwi ' ww noted Mr. John Ladollet and Capt L. The fanners j ye been restivc over the W. Poole, who stepped in on the steam- ( , continued wet weather, hindering ers ycsteiday morning. Mr. Badollet . tll fpom imvinff for wieat. uriugs us good ciieenui word lrom friends and relatives whom we have not interest in future that come to my seen for years. His visit has been one knowledge. I will try not to overes of great pleasure io him. Capt Poole is timate anything, although I am anx as glad to get back as if he had struck a ious to see something to give us a bonanza. We welcome our fellow citi-1 start. All this country needs is a few ens home again. ' live men with a small capital, to make this one of the richest in the territory. Our good friend Stephen G. Spear, 'As for advantages for new coiners ever mindful of the wants of the frater- liunting homes and farming lands, nity, has again placed us under obliga- ' there is no better place on this coast tions for choice sample productions of than the Chehalis valley. There is his picturesque homestead near Cluton. ! no danger of over-rating, the value of This time it comes in the shane of a few this climate, soil; etc. prize carrots. Nothing particular about them but a variety not generally grown in this country (yellow Belgium), which we pronounce the sweetest, and tender- est, and richest kind. W.th ilieni the ' , - :; i , t becreuiQuiuui nucttutxinuuuceu as nice squash pies as we ever ate. Mi. ing Mr! and Mrs. Spear, and Mrs. Frar.- cjs, fortheir kind remembrances, we' sit dowirto another fine5ias7ipJenade,of ,eajjco.ts.v bpearsaysmese vegetamesw.il maite and married agaim. His second wife as nice pork as wheat W e have no rea- havinK died two years ag0 he rettiri il .t.i son to doubt me statement. Again thank XOCAIi JOTTINGS. Collections were active yesterday, but coin was du-1. The salmon fishing law passed the Olympia house on the 31st. The Broughton arrived yesterday and proceeded to Poriand in tow of the Edith. It will be seen that the sailing of the steamer 'or Tillamook bay hxs beenpost loned until io-morrow. A strike is imminent in this office. Tliil..tvi.linl ni-lii w:n.i nf ifot'inrr ;"" "" "-"" iv, -.t ... ,.. ..., for pOOiS until the eddo-- m'ks his COW K Alexander & Co., have opened a , , , . . very heavy stock of fall and winter goods, which it will pay purchasers to call and inspect Mr. Bo'son who has been absent from Asioiia live weeks, may be found at his Jewcilyshopon M:mi sheet, to day, again pre)? red for business. The Henriette and AMiy, both German vessels. wee at toe Earner's dock, completing c; rgo yesterday. The former will be ready for sea to-day. Gill nets do not seem to do as well in fishing for salmon in Tillamook bay as spears and boat hooks. The Indians were bringing in 20 to 40 to a canoe at last accounts. JJop Kee married his wife ye. ic-day ! in this cily, to settle all disputes at s-ug as to how he may heieafier conduct- h;s local domestic affairs. It was a queer sequel to a peculiar muddle. Four collectors mot on the corner of Main and Squempeqha streets yes terday, and tried to kill a rat. They were evidently intent on drawing blood of some kind in lieu of iilthy lucre. 'Itoscoe' of the Pioneer can always furnish the ravenous with luscious oys teis, prcpaied in the most temping man ner, in the most recent productions of cusine, at most any hour of the night, and do it so expeditiously that whoever patronizes Lucas will be sure to call again soon. The plans for the canal abound the Cascades of the Columbia have been ap proved by the Secretary of War and the Cl..rjnccr jn charge of this distiict has received orders to make the necessary arrangements for the purchase of the land. It is anticinated that work upon this canal will be commenced early in 1878. Gray's Harbor. A correspondent writing from Elma, Chehalis county to the Intelligencer, says: A few days since I went down to tlie mouth of the Chehalis river, and found active operations in progress at Hume's cannery. They have tried the fish and find them ;is good as those of tlie Columbia. I did not see Captain Hume, as he was away after another vessel which he intends to load with stave bolts. I have heard he has her :n ti. iiari,OP nm- He had a build- T wili trv to :rt voll aii ifems 0f Michael Hay, a former resident of Calesfcoga, Cal., has been arrested ty Deputy Sheril Atwood, of San Jon W county- Ra lt; 1S stated married a woman some years ago in B t afchusetts. but aCter a : ,'k , a ,. ni:r : time left her and came to California ed to bis first wife: but ha vino- domea- tic troubles, he left her and returned to California againt Now comes a brother of the deceased wjfe and ias iSay.arreste-fif'lpjgniy. CITY ITEiVlS. rv sold at It Alexander & Co.'s next uO days at San Fran- CISCO king and eating apples and pears Bozorth's, itv are to be found at also keens a full stock of O. M fresh vegtf iles constantly on hand at the lowest .ices. CaJl and be convinced. Kin ;s compressed corned beef nk clams at retail at E. S. and Tilla 100 Larsen's ....Cal ml IlickifioLt & Dai ley's. ion iiburger for cheap dry goods. S advi isement Mrs. NkuiJioni is furnishing good rooms with board at from $0 to $7 and upwards per week, according to location. Choice new sets of crockery, very unique and novel : also the self-righting uspittoon," that always keeps upright, just received and selling at prices to suit the times, at I. W. Case's. Board and lodging can be had at Mrs. Munson's at reasonable rates. You can always get fresh oysters in every style and at all hours, day or night, sit tlie Central Coffee Saloon, Con comly street, between Benton and La- Astoria Liquor Store, II. Marx & Co., proprietors. Sole agents for Charles nonstock cc Co., bt. Louis, Mo. Ameri ca's finest Stonewall whisky, Snow Hill lire. Cooper whisky. For sale by all gen eral dealers and saloon keepers. Depot and Branch House of Marx & Jorgen sen, Portland, Oregon. Dry goods, millinery and notions cheap for thirty days at the Bee Hive. The I)anec of Life, an answer to the Dance of Heath, at the Circulating Library. Dr. F. P. Hicks, dentist, rooms in Dr. Welch's building, on Squemoqha street, offers his services to the public of Astoria. Peter ltimey is still in the market with all kinds of 'building materials in his line. Has just received 100,000 lath, 2.000 bushels of sand, and a large stock of first quality of brick at his warehouse foot of Benton street. Stoves and fall goods for house keepers in great variety at L. P. Itich nian & Co's. The Dance of Life," an answer to the Dance of Death, by Mrs. .J. M. Bowers. For sale at the City Book Store. Board and lodging by the day or week at the Astoria Beer Hall. Main street, Astoria. Peter Daviscourt, pro prietor. Single men feel like marrying when theV see the Medallion range at L. P. Ptichman tXr Co's. ...Fresh oysters in every style at Schmeer's. White wire goods in every style, at L. P. Biehiiiau & Co's. Dr. B. R.Freeland has located per manently in Astoria for the practice of dentistry. Office in Shuster's building, on Cass street, next door to The Asto iti.vx office. j&e-Photographs! The latest styles taken at Shuster's new gallery, Cns st., next to the Atori:m office. 3?&r For clean towels, sharp razors, and an cay shave, qo to Gillopic at Pau ker Housk Maths. Hair cutting, shatn poomng, and dyeing. ANOTHER VICTORY GATKED IN FA VOR OF SPJ-JCIE PAYMENTS. After this date, com will be used for change, and tickets dispensed with ; all drinks and cigars five and ten cents, at the Chicago House, Main street Astoria. N. WEIMAN. Astoria, Oct. 3, 1877. SOMETHING NEW. For Glassware, Crockery, Powder and Shot Gun Wads, Percussion Caps. in fact everything that is useful as well as ornamental, go to .1. W. Gearhart, who sells cheap for cash. Goods delivered free of charge. Canahy Birds. for sale at Gilles-pie'?-', Pnrki-r houe baths. Ship-master's Heading Boom. Mr. Peter Wilhelm has permanently fitted up a ship-master's reading room in con nection with the Gem saloon in Astoria. The latest shipping papers and home ward and outward bound shipping lists" are kept on file. Telegraph office next door. Mrs. Hop Kee yesterday lodged complaint against her celctral biute who wishes to drive her xrom the paths of virtue. "We happened to be in the office of the i ecorder when the tiopical beau ty( ?) was reciting her wrongs to our modest city official, and Ihe s.ory she told awakened an interest which we could not repel. If congress tr some other authority in Uncle Sam's domin ion do not interpose obstaes to tbe pro gress of the heaiheii'sh ri of this class of pagans m ocrmidst. dearokl Unc'e Sam had belte3e"i out Because the Josh worshippeis can beat our christian in stitutions all to pieces in their mode of swearing, and systems of justice. If any evidence is wanting as to the modus, operandi, appeal to your police Court, in Astoria, Portland, San Francisco, and elsewhere. Eighteen thousand persons emigrated ;n 1876 from the .Extern jmd "Western .State to Oregon. .Ctdefce" fofvtXe !r .The best FisJierHien's Meeting. BY AUTHORITY. . Oregon, Oct. 01. 1877, the fishermen of the Coln convened at Astoria, day of October, 187, s in the chair, on nio was elecied Stcreta- tian lvomas ty of f.ie meeirng. Mr. W. W. Pai'Ker moved that the ol ject of the meeting be more fully seated. The president cal ed on the secreiary to State ihe object". Mr. A. II. Sales moved that a commit tee of five be -appointed to state tlie re quiiements of the fishermen on the river. The motion was seconded by Mr. W. W. Parker and after stating to the meet ing his leason for so doing moved f.un the committee consist ot seven mem bers. The mover accepted the amendment, and on motion, the resolution was adopt ed. The duty of the commitiee being to draw up a remonstrance against any obnoxious laws that might be drawn up by the board of Lade inPOti land, or any clher navies. Mr. Parker moved that it would be beneficial to the fishermen 10 have a li cense of five dollars passed for the fish el men. Mr. Jas. W. Welch in commenting on the resolution, read the salmon law as passed by the Portland board of trade and remarks on the same. Mr. Raymond moved that wedenounce the action of the board of "iiade in the matler of framing a law to 'govern the fishermen of the river without consult in the parties concerned. x'he motion was unanimouslv adopted. Mr. Welch moved that Lie committee In appointed by the chair. The motion was unanimously ado ued. J The chair then nominated the follow ing committee, namely: W. W. Parker, Barney Gallagher, Thomas Dealy, F. C. Beed, Cross Temmin.os, J. W. Welch. On motion of Mr. Welch the chairman of the meeting. Capl. .lames Williams, was declared lue seventh member of the committee. Mr. Dealy moved that a committee of fiiance, to consist of five members be ap)oiui"d. Mr. Parker seconded the motion which was unanimously adopted. Mr. A. II. Sales moved that when this meeting adjourned it should adjoin n to meet at the Court house, at Astoria, on the 1st Wednesday of Noveiiibei,1877,at 7 o'clock p. m. The motion was cairied. It was ordered that the minutes of this meeting be published in the Astoiuax. Mr. G. W. Baymond moved that the meeting do now adjourn. The motion .was seconded and the meeting was declared adjourned to meet at the Coe.it house, at Asioiia, Oregon, on the fitbt Wednesday of Novenioer, JAMES WILLIAMS, Pres. THOS. DEALEY, SecL'y. Communication on the PIsliLu LaiT- Editok Astektax: At a time wien the salmon fisheries and salmon laws are so much talked of, and when so many persons fioin diffei ent walks of life make the subject inter esting by giving the views on the sub ject, it is no more than fair niay that we ui Astoria should say soaieuiing on the subject. The only parties intere'ted :i this matter are IhenienibeisoC the bo.nd of trade of Portland. W el 1, 1 would sa v this much that the fishermen of ihe Col umbia r'verougtitlo vote a leather niu.al to their sect clary. For without the en ergy of that personage, whoever he may ue. tne lisiiermen ot inisuver wop id he without a law, (as they should be; and salmon would leave the waUMs of the great Columbia. The regulations don't specify that a salmon must have a per mit to enter the rivei, but it does specify tl at the fishermen must have a permit to go after that salmon. And fishermen, it savs more than that it says that thcie is a bin'th's point, in CIatop county, Ore gon, and that theie is a 'Scarborough point in Pacific county. Washington terriloiy. Now, in older that the board of trade, or some body else up the Wal lamet slough, may know wnce Smith's point is located, its the west end of the. peninsula formed by ihe. Yopng's Tver in its connection with ihe Columbia liv er, and is the western limit of the city of Astoria. From this point to Cane Disappoint ment where the waters er: the Columbia river embrace with the Pacific ocean is a distance of 19 miles. Now, fisher men, the average wiuth of the Columbia river for that distance would be about 8 miles, or a body of water a mile wide and l;2 miles leng: just ilunK lor a mo ment the magnitude of this nuul swin dle inaugeraled by the board of trade, have yoii ever considered this mauer. Clatsop countv would he crippled in it, resources 200,000. One hundred and fiity miles of the-waters of this our home, our means ot suopoii, in fact; our all. dt nrive us of thisrivei, it would be as well tor you to say that you will kid Astoiia. This is one trand swindle and theie is no body ooliiic. no gentlemen of legisla tive ability that would saiieio-i such a damnable intringment on the ri'dits of t le eiti.ens of Clatsop county, 150 miles of a river; let some of Ihemembeisof the board of trade deduct this from tlie Wallamet river, and tell us through tne public iress wheie thev can find the ter minus. Fishermen of Clalsop county look to vour interests and study them, marshafvour forces before its to late, pat on the armor of your inalianable riglrts as citizens of the United States, say like men 'that you will protect your interests, don't allow yourselves to be shackled in open day without making an effort as good peacable law abiding citi zens to do iustice to yourselves, your country and your families : present your selves through your official county and ,city papers, the several issues ox the ramisRD Yastc&ia At aineih of irfbiaVfiveK rJames William AsTonAX, the daly, vrcekly and Sun d?y issues; say to Mr. We and Others up the rive t mt you w?nfc io do your duty, and that you are willing to make Ibis piopaation stick, and send salmon rom Cktie Hancock to the Clackamas foMhat piupoce; this is the only pro tection jou want. In order ih?t this mailer maybe made satis-'aetory io all concernedjProf. Stone basdur'iig?, veiyshorL period of time hatched from the establishment on the Cackaaias over a million, qf voun'sal mo'i. and even if they are fall salmon, the CoHimbia river fall salmon are as good, if not better than those that are put up bv Messrs. Hume, "Walson Bros jacKsou cc Aijeis ami ouim utmuuui river salmon packers now engaged in Suiting up salmon outside of the colum ia river. We can have this industry in creased so that we can, instead of being Pmited to time, fish all the year round. The only thing Prof. Slone wants is plenty of salmon taken and brought alive to ihe establishment, to insure us an abundance of salmon for all tinie to come. Soliciting information and the co-opeiaLion of all good men of Astoria for our enterpise. I remain. veiy respectfully, Thomas Dealey. A Medical Drift. Some interesting correspondence has recently been published in the Lon don Lancet, between. Dr. Richardson of the "regular school" of medicine, and Dr. "Wyld, vice president of the British Homeopathic society. It ap pears from the correspondence that there are a "large number" of homeo paths in Great Britain who desire to drop their distinctive name and be in corporated into the "regular school." The following points are made in Dr. Wyld's letter: "We admit: First That- the views expressed "by Hahneman are often extravagant and incorreefc. Second That Hippocrates was right when he said, "some diseases are best treated by similar, and some by con traries," and therefore it is unwise and incorrect to assume the title of homeopathist. Third That although many believe that the action of the infinitesinii in nature can be denounced, its use in medicine is practically, (by a large number in this country), all but aban doned. There are many accomplished phy sicians of this school in the United States. But we have never heard that they were drifting towards the "old school." The changes in the practics of medicine during the last fifty years have been wonderful. And no where have they been more radical than in the regular school. If the practice of fifty years ago were sharply contrasted with the present, we should perceive how great these changes have been. It is not likely that all educated medi cal practitioners will acknowledge the standard of a single school. But there ought to be some common ground of recognition, and some fundamental principles which all could acknowledge. Since the practice of medicine can hardly be said, in its present condition, to be on any exact scientific basis, and new discoveries are being constantly made, all earnest and enlightened men devoted to the healing art might, with out any sacrifice of principle, cultivate a catholic and fraternal spirit which would go a long way toward liberaliz ing the profession. The new relations which' public men will sustain to each other after the coming memorable winter says the "Washington, city "Reporterr is one of the current speculations here. There has ever been an undercurrent of so cial and individual affinity bringing -men of different parties into special associations outeide of politics, and- many causes of repulsion between representatives of the same -political ideas. It often needs only some slight t entering wedge-to break up old political combinations and to rearrange their elements in new ones. There are many such causes at work thisvwinter.t and the politicians are on, the lookout for new bedfellows. Single copies of the Weekly Aetobxax -neatly done up, with stamps to pre-pay postage affixed. r sale at this" office Send a copy to your frienda in other parts . of the world. Prkie, 10 cejitac5py J "''', Vl Any fHanS wfio leek anjpteret ia tn pros perity of this regioa, is authorized to act as 4.eent for this paper, in procuring subscriber?. 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