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Til IC MORNIrttt ASTORIA N, WEDNESDAY OCTOBER I. H.M.
Acts gently on the
GlCANStf THE 5Y5TEM
MENACED BY THE SOUND
Her Busings Men Musi Be Aroused
lo Maintain Their Supremacy
IVrilun I'i crmplaorni) In th (ac
of In commercial pr!l cannot but lm
pr. the dlalntortvtrd onlooker.
Twenty years ago It u Mid that
'Portland wm Oregon." It wu mor
than that. It wm th Pacific North
. It was the only oonstdarabls
commercial point in.rnh of Ban Fran
tlmii. rWtlo had sotn 1.000 population
and Tucoma and Spokain a fw hun
dred each. Portland dealers com
manded th tmrlr. trade of this tipper
country, and did It without an effort.
Today (Wattle la running a clou rac
with Portland for preponderance of
population, and If the commercial In
terests of pugt sound were centered
In on city Instead ot twin, divided be
twen two, that on city would have
ilea a lead over th Oregon city thai
lot outcome could not be doubted.
Jt Is shown by Dradstreet's compila
tion of bank clearance thAt IWui ha
recently gone far ahead of Portland
Ifer are the comparlaona on four of
the lait five weekly totala of the two
Portland, " ' i Seattle.
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' No doubt the arrival ot Alaskan fold
Ihlpmenta explains the reOtm swollen
Clearance at Seattle, and Wflf the
Season for auch ahlpmenta closes, the
fcank clearance there will fall back to
aormal figure. Still tt la significant
that for a large part of the year the
Clearance of the Puget tound city art
to mot h In xcea of thane of Port
Und, The Dally Astorlan, a paper publish!
sear the mouth of the Columbia, I
alarmed at multiplying evidence of the
transfer of Oriental commerce from
the Columbia river to Puat sound. . In
a recent article It warned Portland that
forces were In operation which might
"make Portland a way station on the
P. Ic. A N. and concentrate all the
Oriental -traffic at Seattle."
With a tone of airy confidence, which
may be real or' may be affected, the
Oregon Inn ridicules) the alarm of the
Astorlan. Portland," It says, "will
endeavor to) confound the machinations
of her foes, and continue to do bust
neaa at the old stand on the banka of
Of course Portland will oontlnue to
do business at the old stand. It will
always be a wealthy commercial cltv.
just m Philadelphia and St. Louig are
cttlea of vast wealth and enormous
trade and manufacturing resources.
None the lent, the fact stands out that
Philadelphia, which had twice the pop
ulation at the close of the revolution
that New York possessed, was long ago
outclassed ly New York; and that Chi
cago, which was a oountry town when
St. Louis was a smart metropolis, pass-
St. Louis more than twenty year ago,
It would profit Portland If she might
exchange "! of hr oontwlt fur a
fresh stock of enterprise, But nothing
short of overwhelming defeat In the
race for the oommerclal supremacy of
the Pacific Northwest will beat that
knowledge Into ths heads of the avr
aga Portland" business man.
INOICNl'ITY OP ANTS.
These Instance Herm to Show That
Itaumer, In hla L'lllstoir d-s In
sects, says that Cardinal Floury told
him that he saw ants on on occasion
build a bridge of earth acroM some
bird Unit which had t-nn spread on a
tree; on another occasion the Cardinal
saw then Intelligent little architects
hull J a floating lr1lr arrow a Veaael
of water surrounding the bottom of
an orange tub. Thry used wood In th
construction of this bridge, tbua show
ing that they wert a are of th nature
of the material nea-sary to make their
bridge a sucoess; also, that tin y pos
sessed no small engineering skill.
HUH more wonderful la the account
by lr. Kllrndurf, who writes that he
saw snts bridge a saucer of water with
a straw. He bad placed the Uga of a
cupboard In saucers of water, thua, for
a few riaya preventing the ravage of
the ant. Finally, however, tiny again
gut across to the cupboard and werv as
bad as ever. On examination, he
f.xi ill straw In ont of th saucers
which Is obliquely across the edge
of the veaaul and touched the l'g of
the cupboard; th aunts were using th
straw for a bridge.
'I now pushed th straw about an
imh away from th cupboard leg,'
writes Dr. Kllendorf, "and Immediate
ly a terrible confuiljin arose, In a mo
mont the leg Immediately over th wn-
tor wa covered with hundrwda of ants
feeling for the brldg In vry direc
tion with the antomia. running back
araln and coming In ver largvr
swarms, as though they had communi
cated to their oomrades within th cup
board th fvarful mlsfortun that bad
"Meanwhll th newcomers continued
to run along th straw, and not finding
the leg of th cupboard, the greatest
p-rpirxlty aroa. They hurried arouna
the edg of th sauoer, and soon found
out whert th fault lay. With united
forces they quickly pulfcd and pushed
at th straw, until It again came in
contact with th leg of the cupboard.
ami the communication was restored.
NOTHING IN EITHER.
Th alleged interview with th
Shamrock's mariners seem to hav been
fake. Fakes or worse than flukes.
In buying Con- (
denscd Milk, 1
anv iiv war
There are cheaper and In- t
(crlor brands to the Eagle,
but none that equal It. It
has stood first for forty
Portland, September 28,
t CLOSEfJ ..
October 28, 1890.
HortlcaltBril and Agricultural
Products of Oregon, Washington and
Idaho In greater variety and profu
sion than rt before.
Bennett's Kenowfld Military Hand
MISS ALICE RATflOND
America's Oreateet Lady Corsat
Of Acrobata, dlrot from th Emptr
Theatre, London; their Brat appear
ance In America.
PILinXO WAR ML'SEL'M
3 GREAT SISTERS MACARTE
Unurpaaad Aerlallata, In thlr thrill
AND OTHER OREAT ATTRAC
A Season of Oreat Surprises and As
Reduced rates on all transportation
ADMISSION, IS CENTS; Children an
der 13 years, 1 cent.
Don't MIS5 It!
1 t-r-rp? jtttute for the T
; Eagle Brand!
-MufM-urrr uii u
SJ tUnULDOLU MILr SJ
Tito ttitehen Gin!?
Should not breed
typhoid fever of
It will not if
you use Gold Dust
Iter RoM-wnrk "
THE K K. FAIRBANK COMPANY
CMt-f It, Lnh) KrT leSMa
P. H. Sharpie's
Builders' Heavy and Shelf Hardware, Ship Chandlery, Ete.
0TRONO COVRSES-Wall equipped training deparUneau, Normal eourea,
qulcawt and best way to tHat Crtlflrats.
Exjmbms for year from Silt to lltO; Board ttW to H per week; TulUoa, tm
per tarsi of tea week, rail tern begin tvpUmber ltth: Bummer term Jons It
to September L For catalogue adtSrw P. L. CAVPBKUa Pratdnt
or W. A. WANN. See f faculty.
Th North I'aciflo lirewory, Of 'jm b
2Lr." PP ' proprietor, maket Wf
tut UoojMiu) and etport trade.
forth Pacific Brewery
The Leading Visiting
. . . gravers
22 ft 23 WASHCNGfrB' BUILDING,
RALSTON HEALTH CLUB
Breakfast Food &
Gluten Farina. " Wbrat Flakes and Standard Rolled Oats
A. V. AlwLEN'iB
: ...The idsmond Hotel... ?
t PORTLAND, ORE., FRONT AND MORRISON STS.
1 Bnropopli,iieclotl,Wprdv. OSCAR ANDERSON, Manaser-
J American p!n,l.llo S..0O per dy. j, Ci PKSPEOAST, Chief Clerk.
CHAS. HEILBORN & SON
IRON N ,
In all lizes
2 m WATDI W
The Only Plrt-CIn
Training School for Tracker.
Ungraded Country Scfcool Work.
Graduates Secure fiOodfcPosltlons.
f ftottlcd boer for family nee, or keg
beer tnpplltd al any time, delivny it
the city Ire.
and Wedding Card
miUkW, tm".; Onf Llti's
Select Bran . . .
Wa shall continue to sell
Iron and Brass BediteadH
at the same Low Prices
repnnllesa of the raise in
the price of iron and brass
a M"t W V avTWV 3
Hotel In Portlnnd
! ASTORIA AND COLUMBIA
it-v. Portland. Arriy.
t m a. m.IPorf.arwl union IVpot.jlltH a.m.
1M p. m.'for Aetorla and Inter :op m.
" T ASTORIA. I
7.4S a.m. For Portland A In-Ill :M a.m.
10p.m.lermedlate points (lOiJfp.m,
m l, m
l:M IMI I.V
901 1,00 Ar
'"'Arl H l it
... t.Tj t:li I;
SPECIAL SEASIDE SUNDAY TRAIN
Leave Aetorla at l: a. m.i arrive at
Seaside 1:41 a. m.
Pasnengers mr return on eny train
ahown en schedule on same date.
Atl TRAINS to and from Sido ruiS
ot Flavel and Hammond via Warren
ton. All trains make close connections at
Oobte with all Northern Paclfle train
to and from the east or Bound points.
At Portland with all train leaving
At Astoria with IRAN. Co.'s boat
and rail lln to and from Ilwaeo and
North Beaoh polnta
THROUGH TICKETS on tale at As
toria for Sacramento, Ban rranclaco, all
Eastern and European points.
City ticket offloe Aitorla. (M Commer.
Hal atreet J. C. MAYO,
Oen'l FY I and Pan. Agnt.
(20TS CtNTUrT Tf AIS.)
between Minneapolis, St. Put
and Chicago, is entcrtainingi?
described In in Illustrated
booklet, which will be fur
nished mi on application to
W. 11. MEAD, Gen. Agt.,
948 WuhlDftoa Street,
F. W. PAPKER, r
008 rtnt Amne,
UNI ASSURANCE SOCIETY
Betabttshed during' the reign of Queen
Anne.. A. D. 1714.
F1HB AND LIFE.
Buosonoea lapiian, I ijwmw no
Asset , H,J1.469 Ot
Surpln- to policy holder 4 M1.ES M
Exclusive ot paid up capital
Law Union and Crown
Fire and Lile Insur
Subsortbd or gmra-itd eap-
Capita, paid up 1J-4.I0IM
At w.imjm m
Catton, Bell & Co.
Sen -at Agents, San Prasmlsoo, Cal
Samuel Elmore & Co.
Resident Agents, Astoria, Oregon,
fast Btafl ft AbeHeflJ
4 wwrtn Herm, Taroma,
lfV-nei Hettna, Birtteil
136 Cio. fft.rW-fcm,
ad all fttunM east and.
Wrtland, fceetil ttl4
SWim ffct-nen: Ion
mTpi and Int-rmediavej
tpotat. Alto point mm
nreo aT to t.Tvn. twrmha, Ken-
jtmm and l'ff to Wlietai,
phliK'VtvHiia aed o ner fer eeaitf-rn potns.
7:41 o'clock moraine; train VUI saaji eto
eonnemtona at uooi wnn in an-. Dornn
Tntca deet twsmeetlon at all pre-l
ml. . .
B-4nra onacsea uirouga w mum
Hra tt tick.
Tor sieepna- w iuii i.mnn. ik-ws,
M roQtea au ocner uuomwuoa,
all on or addrea
i. C MAfTO, Ages,
tat CofameerbiT St.. A -tana,
or X D. CHAHSLTON.
IseMtaM QereJ Paeer Agent, W
Morrison Street Portland. Or.
aiHTS PENNYRDYAL PILLS
Inriiy inioruitiof...iKrci.f t. .,
nd bftn!?h "nlns of mntnj5-
th-n " 1 itcT art? ' 1J fi;t ,
t fytf It Kt .. tlh hh(. Ai.iir.y-(1e
ft I" ft Dr. Wintani' Indian Ht
iiii 2 I l Pi' imtmeut will ci'-e Kil..
fj H 5 I fme-'Ji!: end Itctiina
f'-ft S 9 aa-Hilr Itaosornathetumore
j j- le.iiayH the itchm at one. art?
H B a piu:tii'e. instant -c
ill fl 1,pf- I,r Wilin,,'I''t'nI'i!eOlrt.
ment Ixprnpari'il (or File and Ilcb-
SJ Inn of the private pirts. Every box
w:trranted. Bv dnii.,git.'. hy miiil on re
i. (pt of price. SO een; n,l 1.00. VKILLUSIS
.1'H-'ACTURINfi CO.. -Top.. Lievelauu. ouo
USE I I jlnoate
tiur g i OobCb AtRiva,
r v-pv f --toviTifn( of n; -n. an.l pony.
'S i Jr kn.n ivimMv for v.o.nrr.
s Tt?'!" hv rll. !y drninrt.i'..,
J TIM'S SCHEDULES
DKPARt fmm i-oni-na Aaairs
all Uk, l enr. t. Ft
Wottn, Om.ln Kn
. city, xt li.ii..)
lilrf nd m
Mlnnni-.ll, fct.Hild BV,.
iMilmn, Milwaukee,! . J.''
4 hlraga end tiui, w a. m.
roni AitiTla j
All Palling hole tub I
iprt vi rhanre.
(V . 10, IM.', 25. ?.)'.
ralt'-nbla RWer I
TamexHo imrt -iriMo
nl i To Vniaad sad 'Bdar
Wlllaewtt sett VaiaW S p re,
Tarn. I feiilitlver. lnon.-i
and eat. rr'Ll
1:40 a. m.
10 a in
I rnim rurtiaitd t
Mod, Wed Oron I lt, Kewhrf, Tu. Tbui
rrlday I BalemA wr-lnda ,8uurlay
O. W. LODMBERRT,
W. H. HURLBtTRT.
O. Pa. Agt. Partlaad. Or.
A familiar nam for th Chicago, Mil.
wauke A St. Paul Railway, known all
over rh Union a th Oreax Railway
running th "Pioneer Limited" train
every day and night between St Paul
and Chicago, and Omaha and Chlcairo.
"Th only perfect train tn th world."
Understand: Connection are mad with
all Transcontinental Lines, aasurtng to
pasaegenrs th beat seme cnewn. Lex
urtou ooaclves. electric llgrnt. steam heat,
of a verity equaled by no other lln.
Be that your ticket reads vta "The
Milwaukee" when going to any point In
the United States or Canada. All t-cket
tfnta aetl thorn.
For rates, pampmet. or otner mrorrna,
tlon. laddre-a, ..."
J- TraAFlI, Art . Z. 3. DDT.
ror,1,-. 6r. Portland, O f
RmL"a points east
Thtough haltce and touHsl iltepers,
aining ana norarr eneprvaiion ears.
Ki.MAvr VF.irtBtrt.ia trainb.
"No. 4 United leave Portland at 1:10
No. I Limited arrive Portland at 1:10
For ratea, etc., cat! or addrees
O. W. LOUNSBERRT.
Aent O. R. A N., Astoria.
A. B. C. DENNI8TON,
C. P. A T. A.,Portland Or
EAST AND SOUTHEAST
PULLMAN PALACB SLEEPERS,
TOURISTS SLEEPERS and
FREE RECLINING CHAIR CARS
Salt Lake. Denver. Omaha,
Chicago, Kansas City
and Other Xatra tdt!.
Bsgrsgo cheeked tsromm to Oesttnatioa,
union vepor, raat time, loweat rat,
Plntaoh llsht tn all oar.
Fee rate and etbr tstormatloa call oa
a t. LOUNSBERRT. Agest,
O. R. A N. CO.
or J. H. LOTHflW, tten. Agent,
Ms TWra Bt.. cOT Jtwer yortiano. or.
PRESS, for 8alem,
7:t P.M.8aeramento, Ogdn,
S:00 A. la.
Ban Franelsco, iao
lave, Los Angeles,
El Paao, New Or
leans snd th East
t: A. Mi
Via Woodbora, for
Mount Angel, HH-,
verton, West Solo,
field and Nation....
4:N P. M
r:S0 A. M
Corvallls passenger tf :M A. m
Independence pass' tS:B A.M
l:W F. M!
Dally, tDally except Burwtay.
Connecting at San Franclaco with Oecl
dental A Oriental, Panlflo Mail and Oee
anlo etearnahlp lines tor
JAPAN. CHINA, AUSTRALIA.
HAWAII AND THE PHILIPPINES.
Rebate tickets on sale dally between
Portland. Sacramento, and San Francln
oo. Net rates 117 flrat-cla.is, and 111 seo
ond-ciass. lnc'.'.K'.nx sleeper.
Rate and ticket to Eastern points sno
Europe. Also Japan, ( hlna. Honolulu
and Australia. Can be obtained from j. B.
KIRKIAN0, Ticket Awont. ui Third at.
R. KOKHLER, C. H. MAP.KHAM
Mn-ef. O. F. P. A
Throui-h ticket Kan tnf lowest ra'e
Call on C. J Trencharo, local ant.
Wet. Fargo Conwaa a ai5ce. Astoria.
I p in
t lo p. n
UUXURIOUS 1 RAVEL
rpHB North.W-stern Limited" trama,
eleetrto lighted throughout, both In
Id and out, and etetm heated, are,
without exception, th flneet train in th
world. Thy embody th lateat, neweat
and beii ldai for comrort, convenieno
and luxury ever offered th traveling
public, and altogether ar th moat com
plete and ipl-ndld production of th car
Then Splendid Train.
Th Great Northern
Tbe Northers Pacific and
The Canadian Pacific
AT ST. PAUL FOR
CHICAGO and the EAST,
No extra charge for the superior an.
commodatlons and all classes of tickets
ar. avallablo for paaaag n th famous
'Korth-weatern Limited." All train on
this line ar protected by th Interlocking
W. H. MEAD. P. C. BAY AOS,
Oenl Agent, T A.
If you go sat vta Billing- and th
Ths Burttngum rout ruaa
through tourist sleeper twVse a
week, Bea'.tl to Knai City (let
pa at any poin along th ni.a
lln of th Northern Paclfld tn
Warfilngton or Montana get oft
at Kansas City.
Standard sleepers, every day in
th week, Rutt p Bt. LouJ yUt
Lincoln, Omaha and St Joseph.
A. C. "IHELDON,
Oenerai Paaseng-r Agent,
Oregon Short Line
, , THE DIRECT ROUTE TQ '
Montana. Utah, Colorado
and all Eastern Points,
O're cholc of two favorlt routes, via
the Union Pacific Fast Mall Line, or
th Rio Gran da B cento Line.
LOOK AT THE TIME
1J Days to Salt Lake
2 1 Days to Denver
3 1 Day 9 to Chicago
4J Days to New York.
Pre reclining chairs, upholstered tout
1st sleeping cars, and Pullman palac
sleepers, operated on aO trains.
For further Information, apply to
O, W. LOUNSBERRT,
Agent, ami, l.;
Or Astoria, regon.
C. O. TERRT, W. E. COMAN.
Trav. Pass Agt. Geo. Agent.
1M Third Bt. Portland. Or.
WHI f E COLLAR LINE
ji j ,
CoIumWa River and Puget Sound Navi
Pallev Dat.Art lee vmm a-.n.i. j.n
-- - . - u .vj, tm umjj,
except Sunday, at 7 p. m.
Leaves Portland dally except Sun
day at T I. tn.
Wtllta fnltee Una l.be,ta ..a f n
A N. tickets InternhansMhU nn Ti-,l1-r
Oatsert and Hasealc Far between
Astoria and Portland, 50 cent.
A. J. Taylor, Astoria Agt
V. B. SCOTT, Telephon 11L
When people ar contemplating a trrg,
wrretner on oustnes or pleasure, they
naturally want th best service ob
tainable so far as speed, comfort sad
safety Is concerned. Employs, of th
WISCONSIN CENTRAL LINE!, ar
uald to serv th public and our trains
ar operated so a to make oloe coa
neotiona wHh diverging line at aB
Pullman Palac Sleeping and Chair Car
on through train.
Dining Car eervle unexcelled. Meal.
served a kt carts.
In order to obtain this flst elaas S'trvice,
ask th ticket agent to sell you a tick"!
TheWisconsIn Central Lines.
and you will mace Oh-eot connections at
Rt. Paul for Clilcago, fnw.i)"e a'si
all points east
For any further Information call on aat
ticket agent, or correspond with
JAS. C. POND. Gen, Pass. Agont,
or JAS A CLOCK, Milwaukee, Wis.
J4 3ta--k S - roruaad Or.