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About The morning Astorian. (Astoria, Or.) 1899-1930 | View Entire Issue (March 30, 1904)
THE MORNING ASTORIAN, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 1904.
Steps Looking to the Formation
of a Company Now on Foot
in This City.
MEANS MUCH FOR FARMERS
PromUieut Dairymen Are In
terested New Enterprise
- Will Provide Market for
Large Amount of Milk.
Steps looking to the establishment in
this city of a milk condensary have
recently been taken by several prom
inent Astorlans. and it is confidently
believed the negotiations will be car
ried to a successful issue. The move
ment is calculated to result to the
lasting benefit of the fanners of the
county, many of whom at present
have no market for their milk. It is
the purpose of the gentlemen at the
head of the movement to interest As
toria capital, although some eastern
men are to take Btock to help along
the project As a developer of the
dairying resources of the county the
movement is an important one.
The president of a Detroit firm that
manufactures condensary machinery,
Mr. Prentiss, is expected to arrive In
the city today. He is making a tour pounds of milk dally would give reg-
of the coast in the interests of the ular employment to 12 or 15 men and
city, says the average price received
is only 90 cents per hundred pounds.
The average price paid by condens
ates is ll.SO, so to, the ranchers the
success of the effort to establish the
concern here will mean much. To
equip a condensary that will handle
10.000 pounds of milk dally an Invest
ment of 118,000 will be required, In
cluding working capital.
"I have recently had occasion to talk
with a man who came here from Kent,
Wash. He says the ranchers there
were formerly about aa badly off as
those of Clatsop county. A condens
ary was established at Kent, and from
$50,000 to $80,000 monthly is now paid
to the ranchers, who have become
Among the men who have been
talked with regarding the matter are
Mayor Bergman, O. L Peterson, Ous
Holmes, W. E. Dement, Andrew Young,
Joslah West and C. W. Carnahan. all
of whom own large farms. These
gentlement regard the enterprise as a
most Important one and will take
stock In the company. Mayor Berg
man says about S00 cows would be
available for supply on Grays river;
Mr. Carnahan says S00 would be avail
able on Clatsop plains; Mr. Dement
has about 100, Mr. Holmes about 60
and Mr. Peterson about 50. All of
these gentlemen would Increase the
number if there was demand for their
milk. A Mr. Anderson, of Grays River,
Is one of the most enthusiastic dairy
men of those approached. The supply
of milk would be great enough to Jus
tify the establishment of a much larg
er concern than that now purposed.
However, a concern handling 10,000
condensed milk business, and will go
from Astoria to the Coos bay country.
He expects to make the southern trip
on the Alliance, and pending her ar
rival here will confer with the ranchers
of the county and neighboring terri
tory. W. O. Hemlow and Louis Cordes
distribute among the ranchers about
"Mr. Prentiss will consult with the
gentlemen interested In dairying, and
it is likely a company will be formed
to establish the plant in this city."
The promoters of the company in-
Chasing Japanese Ship.
New York, March 29. A Russian
cruiser and destroyer have passed here
bound westward aaya a World dis
patch from Gibraltar. Evidently they
were chasing a large Japanese ahip
which .was reported as having passed
here to the eastward on Friday last
This vessel having sighted the Russian
ships tuned, passing westward sev
eral hours ahead of the Russian ships.
Rufe Turner Wins.
Oakland. March 29.-Juck Cordell, of
San Francisco, was knocked out by
Rufe Turner of Stockton, in 11th
Dr. Earle spent yesterday In Port
sojourning on the
are among the Astorlans Interested In tend, in the event of their success, to
the organization of the company, and ' have a boat make regular trips to
already they have pretty thoroughly
sounded sentiment, with good results.
Speaking of the matter yesterday, Mr.
"I have talked with many of the lead
ing dairymen of this and adjoining
counties and all of them tell me theyi
are unable to find a market for their!
Youngs river, the Lewis and Clark and
Grays and Deep rivers to bring In the
milk supply, while the railroad will
hande the offerings from points along
the line. The dairying Interests of Clat
sop county would be greatly benefit
ed by the establishment here of a con
densary, as similar enterprises have
owning built Up'TIIIamooK an J "COOS counties.
Some of the people
farms, such as O. L Peterson, of this j where the ranchers are well to do.
Alex. Grant la
Hon. J. G. Megler was over from
County Commissioner Clarke was
over yesterday from Seaside.
Mrs. Chas. H. Haddix has returned
from a six months trip abroad.
J. Bruce Polworth la down from his
home amid the wilds of Wahkiakum
Miss Mary Brayne has returned to
her home at Casey after a brief visit
with Astoria friends.
Link C. Burton, an attache of the
fisheries department of the state of
Washington, is In the city.
Mrs. H. H. Robinson has returned
from Portland where she has been, vis
iting relatives and friends.
Editor Curtis, ef the Seaside Sent!-
net. was In the city yesterday to at
tend the session of the Elks.
T. P. Masters arrived in the city last
night to take charge of the local office
of the Western Union. Mr. Masters
succeeds Manager Ellis who goes to
Portland to accept another position.
F. B. Llpplncott, deputy state fish
commissioner, with headquarters at
Bellingham, Wash., came' down the
river yesterday. He is out on a flying
trip of inspection and this morning
will go to Kalama and then home.
Astoria Lady Says Many Horses
Are Shamefully Treated by
THINKS POLICE SHOULD ACT
Offers Some Timely Advlre to
lion xev Ives Who Order Small
Packages Delivered at
Their HilNlde Homes.
"I called today to ask you to Just
give it to those brutal teamsters who
shamefully maltreat their horses, and
whose brutality would, in any other
civilised community In the world, land
them In Jail," said an indignant young
matron yesterday afternoon to an As
toria man. The young woman's ire
was aroused, and she related a series
Jmary small boy Is anxious to use
a whin on a horse. On Saturdays
ninny of the schoal boys make the
rounds with the dollverymen, and
these lads learn to wield the whip. A
few days ago a horse attached to a
delivery wagn was unable to rllmh
the hill, and the driver proceeded to
employ a large club. A small boy
ran out of a neighboring house !
hlit first question upon reaching the
vaon wuit: 'Do you want me to lick
him for your Hoys should be titUKht
to triiit animals with kindness, and
If they fall to live up to the teaching
lite strong arm or the law should In
"Knw. lust oho more matter and
I'm through. Many of the women of
this city are averse to carrying home
small packages from their grocere.
Why, I know of women who order 6
cents' worth of celery delivered at
their homes, and who apologlre to ev
eryone they meet when they are seen
on the street with small puckages.
Their ridiculous aversion to carrying
small packages works a hardship on
the dellvermen, who are forced in
turn to drive their horses at the great
est possible speed in order to make
their rounds. Cruelty to animals
of Incidents of brutality which was means cruelty to bipeds as well as to
enough to arouse 'the Ire of every quadrupeds, and If the housewives ap-
Dr. Wood's Norway Pine Syrup
seems especially adapted to the needs
or the children. Pleasant to take;
soothing In Its Influence. It is the
remedy of all remedies for eveir
of throat and lung disease.
! do not know the name of the al
legl human being who owns the team
In question, but the two little bay
horses that are misused by a loo a I
driver are really to be pitied. The
fore foot of one Is so sore he can
scarcely walk, and the horses are not
only overworked by the brute who
owns them, but they are not proerly
ted, with the result that tbey are mere
sacks of bones. Great loads that
would stagger heavy dray horses ore
thrown upon these poor animals, and
I am reliably Informed they have no
other shelter than a tree. One of the
j hordes was formerly used by a local
grocery, but was sold when it became
unfit for the comparatively light work
required of It. We have no humane
society here, but It does seem to me
the police ought to do their duty In
such cases of extreme cruelty. Fur
five months or more the cruel treat
ment of these horses has been under
my personal observation, and I think
It Is about time the authorities took
"There" a anotir matter to which I
.v i , i o wxrruwri. aijr i.l'nena-
tions have convinced me that the or-
preclated this they would, I believe,
not be so very much opiosd to carry
ing home little bundles from their
groceries. My basket foes to market
with me every day, und I'm not at all
uhaahed when I meet some lady friend
on the street. To be frank with you,
I feet rather proud of It and I'm
pretty well up In deportment, too.
To revert for a moment to the sub
ject upon whU-h I sturted out, I want
to aay again that something ought to
be done at once to put a stop to the
brutal practices of some of the drivers.
A few days ago a team of horse was
unable to haul nn overloaded wagon
up a hill. The driver, with shameful
brutality, got off his seat and beat the
struggling animals with a great slab.
This sort of thing occurs every duy,
but there Is no apparent effort to stop
It. I do want you to call attention
to the matter, in the hope that the
police may be aroused to the need of
shows an Increase of more than
500,000 over the output In the same
month of 1901 and of about 13,100,000
over April two years ago. Next
month's total bused on the returns so
(ar foot up IJl.JOO.OOO..
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Deeeratlon For French Building.
New York. March II. O. Dubufe,
the artist, has practically finished hie
canvasses for the decoration of the
French building at St. Louis, says
Herald dispatch from Parle. On Sat
urday he will embark for America,
taking the works along.
The principal panel represents an
Apotheosis of Victor Hugo,
An Amusing Sequel,
Ylndlvoslock, March H An amus
ing sequel has resulted from the order
of the chief of police directing that
a keen lookout be kept for Japanese
disguised aa Coreans or Chinese, Since
the order was issued the police seise
every Asiatic they see for a pull at
his queue In order to ascertain wheth
er It Is real or false.
Inerease In Dividends.
New York, March 29. A compila
tion .by the Journal of Commerce of
(iivitlends so fur announced by Indus
trial corporations payable In ApHI,
Sharkey Loses Mstoh.
Richmond, Va., March 21. Tom.
Sharkey, the pugullst, lost a wrestling
match with M. J. Dwycf tonight, by
falling to throw his antagonist twice
In one hour.
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