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About The west shore. (Portland, Or.) 1875-1891 | View Entire Issue (June 1, 1879)
THE WEST SHORE.
and wt will add mother charm to it, ly having the
bwbor of refuge started, too. Or, if you will wait but
n short time, we will whirl you across the k C. K.
K,, nnd with the iron horse wake the echoei In our
forests, again and again. We will build up I city on
the hay, that will rival in wealth, beauty and greatness,
its fair sister of the Slate.
To the invalid in search of vigorous health; to the
tourist longing to sojourn for a while among these
mIiI scenes, or to the wearv dweller in the city, who
would exchange, for a brief season, llicir dusty streets
and rattling vehicles for the cool, shady paths of our
U-autiful groves, .mil ;i rustic seat neat sonic musical
wain fall, we oiler superior inducements for a visit.
This island on which the town of Sitka, Alaska Ter
rilon , is built, is one of a group or archipelago, discov
ered in 1 7. 1 by Tschii ikoir, the companion of Hehring.
The island is nnmcd in honor of llaianoff, a Siberian
merchant of education and rare attainments, arid who
was the real founder of the settlement of New Arch
angel, or Sitka. The entire island is rich in gold bear
ing QUartl Cfhltfc Fourteen miles from Sitka, near the
In nil of Silver Hay and the locality which our engraving
represents, are located the mines and works of the Alas
ka tiold ami Silver Mining Company, composed en
tilcly of Portland gentlemen, and of which Messrs. (.'.
A. Aliky and W. T. Dodley are President and Secre
TNI l l PI Kl i tOAHO n v.
Though Idaho City has seen its palmy days and dc-
ended from one glade of prosperity to another as the
placer mines have Keen woiked out, until the "old tim
i ts" think the camojis very dull, we can see in exam
ining the country thai there' la a future for her as well
at many other camps Oh this coast. Ii is true the sur
tax' diggings aic prett) Well worked out and oulv the
deeper claims are left running, and the yield of gold is
not mar what it was. Hut there are' a great many
sm.di quanta ledges which have not been considered
large enoqgh to justify putting up milk and investing
the money ucccsan foi machinery, These will now he
worked by the Roheitson process. Three or four men
will comhine and etei I the requisite machinery for their
luooaterul working by this process, and these small
ledges will furnish employment for hundreds of men,
thus making up for the exhaustion of the placers. Be.
side, their ate many large ledges whi.h thev have
hillui'o Urn unable to operate on a.,..i ,f the base
metals pn venting their successful woiking by the old
process. These will now be iucces.sfull worked hi the
m w process. And we will ventuie the assertion that
Idaho (. .iv. m the ncM live year, will , ah, more than
she has lost ,,, the last ten years ist ,, tb, one
source. Then let a company H. Innm, ., , hviUlKk
flume he put .n More creek and all thai mmmm bodv
o lading MW lying in the cteek bol 1 helow anil
tovsj the town be run through anj the bedrock cleaned
Many a son of toil U worth many ., ton ofwil.
Men who always art on the square Chessnw n.
Motto for milkmen-To the pure all thinn are nun-
W ith vernier and hawkers everyday i, holler fo.
Vou may take down your own stoveriioe if it soots von.
Almost all of us are generous to a fault, if the fault hap
pens to be our own. 1
The most perfect type of "swecthome" is the bee-hh
The Commuciratinn riohl,.,! A fVntiirv AHO)" M if
should have been credited to Mr. S. A. Clarke.