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SATURDAY, SEPT. 12
A SUMMER MM
Evils of the Black
list and the
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PUBLIC PATIENCE FAILING.
Whatever the nattering unction the
Common Council of Astoria is laying
to its corporate soul, the actual fact
remains, undisguised and unmistak
able, that the patience of the Astoria
public is failing; and there will be
plenty of significance given before
many days have gone by, of the real
extent of this lapse from confidence
and regard. It is but another reitera
tion of the old story of the arbitrari
ness of long-continued authority and
the inevitable assumption of infalli
bility, and the consequent expression
of intemperate purpose; these tales
are always told to the end, and the
end is always the same.
The people are just beginning to
understand that the council and its
committees and advisers are not so
clever, nor thoughtful, nor consider-
ate of the public purse and pride as
they should be, and the realization is
wrought of facts that permit no oth
er accounting, such as the raw and
costly blunders developing constantly
in the matter of street improvements
and the hard-and-fast program laid
out and adhered to in the case of the
proposed seawall, along with lesser
manifestations of incapacity and of
ficial disregard of the essentials of
cost, convenience, and general con
servation of the popular interests.
The impression is justified that the
council and its group of attaches are
too closely knit, too unified in pur
pose, too compact and homeogenous,
to serve the broader ends of real
public service and this conviction
leads to the downfall of all civic
faith and reliance. No council is above
the electorate that puts it in power;
nor does its pretended adherence to
the wishes and will of the people, al
ways lavishly made under reproach,
relieve it of the charge of indifference,
or worse, when based upon such tan-j
gible pleas as Astoria now makes
against the present administration.
The council is blundering badly in
more ways than one, and it will do
well to call a halt in its autocratic
By Juitlct DAVID J. BREWBR. Unlttd Sttut Supreme Court.
HERE ar certain individual rights, the right to life,
liberty and the pursuit of happiness, and they are rights
which belong to every individual in this broad land.
THERE IS NO CROWNED HEAD IN THIS COUN
TRY WHO CAN SAY "I AM THE STATE."
THE ONLY THINQ WE HAVE TO FEAR IS THAT
MAJORITIES WILL GET TOGETHER AND FOR BUSINESS OR COM
MERCIAL OR INDUSTRIAL, REASONS WILL CRUSH OUT THE IN
DEPENDENCE OF THE INDIVIDUAL
Nothing appeals to me so strongly as calling for tho combined
action of every true American to preserve theso inalienable rights.
The spirit of liberty prevails here. No majority and no power compel
you to remain here or do anything against your own reasonable wishes.
Now we have both capital and labor demonstrations of different
character in this country. There are vast combinations of capital
which exist. It is not fully known, and probably never will be known,
supplies incident to their coming, etc.
etc. We do not doubt, disparage or
deny any of it. There are too many
palpable capabilities in the project to
discredit it; and .we are only too just how many business men are compelled by these combinations to
glad to feel that someone has found ;0:n ,, it tho busing Ir1fln w nat ioin thpv arranc to iinnVrsll
4 "4 J "
him and break up his business.
IT IS NOT PHYSICAL FORCE AND COERCION, IUT WHEN AR
RANGEMENTS ARE MADE BY WHICH A MAN'S PROSPERITY IS
SWEPT AWAY FROM HIM UNLESS HE JOINS A COMSINE THE
FIRST PRINCIPLES OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
HAVE BEEN VIOLATED AND A BLOT HAS BEEN CAST ON THE
NAME OF AMERICAN LIBERTY. I DO NOT CARE WHO DOES IT
OR WHAT COMBINATION IT 18, IT IS A DISGRACE.
anything with the earmarks of bless
edness in old Clatsop, especially any
one up in the metropolis. Here's to
SOUNDS LIKE BUSINESS.
The samo thing is equally true of labor. There is nothing nioref
wholcsotno than the collection of labor into union or organizations. It
Portland is to spend many millions
of money in excavating for a harbor
and when she is through will have 10
or twelve million square feet more
than she has at present. She will
need it all, considering the little she
has now; and we hope she will not tends to give them higher wages, better standing and countless other
spend the money in vain. We have
40 or SO square miles of the com
modity down here we should be glad
to have her consider as a resource in
this line, if she will but use it. She
can handle the business even at an
even 100 miles away.
Mr. Bryan s mama for the spot
light is being gratified to the full
these days; but as of old the central
figure will gradually recede to the up
stage-rear-exit and fade dismally
while the refulgent beam of the s.l.
will find the real ands correct focus
and fall where it belongs. For the
moment he is enjoying the recurrence
of an epheremal popularity that will
frazzle out early in November and
leave the "idol"' in proper shape for
the dust and desuetude of another
four years; it cannot fail to issue this
way; it never has; and the coclusion
is foregone because there is less this
time to bolster the idea of his elec
tion than ever before; he has no new
hold on the American public thought
and interest; nor even so strong a
grasp as he held eight years ago; he
is simply a reversionary candidate.
logical, because he was the only
available man in his party or parties,
As to Mr. Taft getting in the glare
of the calcium, we don't give a hang
if we never hear of him until the
evening of November 2nd next, and
then only to the effecj.that he has
been elected to the Presidncy; in the
meantime the country, knowing the
man and all he stands for, may safely
advantages, and of this I most heartily approve. But when any body
of laborers say to one man in that same branch of endeavor, "You
must join this organization or you won't bo permitted to work any
where," and resorts to violence or boycotting or anything that cuts
that man nut from pursuing his happiness in his own way, I say that
organization also has insulted the name of American independence.
LET THE TIME COME WHEN ANY ORGANIZATION CONTROLS
BOTH CAPITAL AND LABOR, AND THE GOVERNMENT FOR WHICH
OUR FATHERS DIED WILL VANISH FROM THE EARTH.
Unferniented Grape Juice
Concord ...Coc quart
Catawba... ....... Coc quart
Welch's Grape Juice
Nips.... ,)) 10c
AMERICAN IMPORTING CO.
589 Commercial Street
THE PROMISING FUTURE.
course of doing things irrespective of about its business and eschew the
rntt and rniinKr-nlpas from th ! radiance that emanates from the
public; especially in this matter of the
seawall. A continuance of its per
emptory schedule will invite reprisals
that even it may not flout. For if it
dreams for one instant that Astoria is
going to have a million-dollar public
improvement crammed down its
Bryan camp, for it is but the immater
ial glow of the mock-fire from the
"woods" toward which he is headed
The New Pure Food and Drug, Law
We are pleased to announce that
throat without proper preparation and Foley's Honey and Tar for coughs,
essential scrutiny of all preliminaries,
it is going up against a lesson in the
efficacy of the law' bf injunction that
will open its eyes. It can have its
way about 'the "seawall, provided the
taxpayers 'and the people generally
have their way first. This by way of
A BEAUTIFUL DREAM.
The news comes down from Port
land, and must, therefore, be of irre
proachable verity, that the whole of
Clatsop beach is to be transformed in
to a sort of Eden, a dreamland of
modern delight and happy indugence,
a premier resort for the pleasure-seeking
world, in which Messrs. Hill and
Harriman have blended their power
and purpose, along with other con
spicuous people; and that when the
scheme is fulfilled there will be noth
ing between Nome and National City
to compare with it for scope and
. Good for us!.
Astoria's interest in this develop
ment can hardly be measured just
now but will probably come within
the range of computation as the work
unfolds and then it will be found that
it means an immense deal for this
place; as this must be the distributing
point for the hundreds of thousands
of summer visitors and the enormous
colds and lung troubles is not affect
ed by the National Pure Food and
Drug law as it contains no opiates or
other harmful drugs, and we recom
mend it as a safe remedy for children
and adults. T. F. Laurin, Owl Drug
3lRnor, 1 now wool gpcaka true
soin' thcengs (hit Ran' curprlsa you,
Baycnuse you l:avo not ondrastood
Italian reoplji vera KMd,
Ah, you wccll see w'at eet shall b
Eel you wet-ll kca'rn now to me.
Een all dees Una blgKu land.
Wnero evnit'ireng cut ecs so :ini
An all men cos i s'poso' to be
Wan Ilka 'notlier, equal free,
Dero ecs tvim mosta noble race
Dat should be put con highest place,
Baycauso Jey play sooch bigga part
Ecn evra beui'ncss. evra art,
For mak" so younga land like dees
To be da greata throng eet ees.
Bayhold, da grand Italian racel
Com', see w'at iirlde ecs een my face.
Ah, vera manny. manny year
Wo been sooch leetla pcopla here,
But now all dat pes gon' be change'.
lou theenk dat w at 1 say ees strange-
Ah, yes, but true! Eh? How 1 know?
Big, wisa man he tal me so.
You laugh. 1 s'pose you theenk dat he
Dat tal all decsa ncv.s to mo
Ecs like iii.vsjI', Italian.
Not so; ho ecsa 'Mcrlcan,
An' he ecs vera recch an' swaL
I weesh dat you could hear heem tal
Wat grancla thecngs ecs gona be
For poor Italians like me,
Dat vecll be wise an' "boost da game"
By hclpln' Mecster W'at's-hees-name-
You know, dat blKga fatta gent
Dat's gon' be 'lccta president
Ah, vera manny, manny year
Wo been sooch leetla peopla here,
But now wo look you In da face
Bayhold da i;rand Italian race!
T. A. Daly In Catholic Standard anl
"Yes," said Mrs. Malaprop, "my boy
Is doing fin-t rate at school. I sent
him to one o' them alimentary schools.
and his tencber says he's doing fin;
lie's a first class sculler, tbey tell me.
and Is head of bis class in gastronomy.
kno-.vs bis letters by sight and cm
spell one o' these deformed spellc;i
down to Woshlngton."
"What's he going to be when" le
"He wants to be an undertaker, and
I'm declined to humor him, so I've tokl
the confessor to pay special Intention
to the dead languages," said the proud
mother. Harper's Weekly.
tie prince along with us to the sva
shore? He Is so literary I Just know
be will entertain you."
"No. tlmulis." replied the old million
aire firmly, "I don't care to take any
literary supplements." Chicago News
"This, 1 ruppose," said the visitor,
"is the guM carried by your great
grandfather in the Revolution?"
"That was bis gun," replied Rleblc.v
Kadd pompously, "but he didn't carry
it. His man did that for blm, of
course." Cdtbollc Standard and Times
How to Avoid Appendicitis.
Most victims of appendicitis are
those who are habitually constipated,
Orino Laxative Fruit 'Syrup cures
chronic constipation by, stimulating
the liver and bowels, and restores the
natural action of the bowels. Orino
Laxative Fruit Syrup does not nau
seate or gripe and is mild and pleas
ant to take. Refuse sugstitutes. T. F.
Laurin, Owl Drug Store.
His Vay of Proposing.
Subscribe to The Morning Astorian.
Nothing dv o nore fcr
a grocer, one way or the
other, than coffee. He
must sell poor; (he needn't
sell it to you) it is good
tf" it makes him.
Tour grocer returns your money if tea leal
Ike Schilling'! Beit; we pay blm
They Left Nothing. ,
"And what." asked the bereaved
lady, "were my husband's last words?"
"He didn't say anny lasht wurruds.
ma'am," replied Pat "Afthcr the doc
tors got through wld him on de
operatln' table be hadn't aven a wurrud
left In him. poor soul." Houston Post
POLLY THE JESTER.
How a Mischievous Parrot Jollied
Windy City Physician.
A south side physician gave his wife
ft parrot which ho bad purchased for
bis office, but wblcb was so uncanny
Bud mischievous that it gave its own
er nervous prostration. Then he turn
ed It over to his wife, with strict or
ders that it should be kept out of bis
No one can ever bank on a parrot,
and Mrs. Physician kept the bird in a
cage in an alcove of their room where
the doctor could not see It and covered
the cage with a heavy blanket during
the time the doctor was at home, Pol
ly was as mute as a mouse when cov
ered up, and the man of the house
never even surmised her proximity.
But one day when he was sharing
himself a sudden gruff chuckle gave
him such a start that be cut a gash
In his chin. He looked toward the al
cove, from wblcb the sound came, and
saw a white eye protruding through n
bole In o Jlanket a fiendish eye, filled
with an unholy delight Then a hoarse
"What yer doing?",
"Can't you see what I'm doing, you
blamed fool?" roared the doctor, wip
ing the blood from his chin. ,
Then Polly, with a wicked laugh,
twinkled that white eye maliciously as
she shrieked out the shibboleth of the
"N-e-x-tl" Chicago Reeord-IIerald.
Fisher Brothers Company
SOLE AGENTS s
Marbour and Finlayton Salmon Twines and Netting
McCormick Harvesting Machines
. Oliver Chilled Ploughs
Sharpies Cream Separators '
Rsecolith Flooring Storritt's Tools
Hardware, Groceries, BbipQ
Tan Bark, Blue Stone, Muriatic Add, Welch Coal, Tar,
, Ash Oars, Oak Lumber, Pipe and Fittings, Bra is Goods,
Paints, Oils and Glass
Fishermen's Pure Manilla Rope, Cotton Twine and, Seln Web
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Nelson Troyer, Vice-Prcs. and Supt
ASTORIA IRON WORKS
DESIGNERS AND MANUFACTURERS
OF THE LATEST IMPROVED ...
Canning Machinery, Marine Engines and Boilcis
COMPLETE CANNERY OUTFITS FURNISHED.
Correspondence Solicited. . Foot el Foartk Street
And a full line of supplies. Tablets, Composition
Books, Pencils, Ink; everything that the pupil
needs at prices that will save you money.
We have hired plenty of EXTRA CLKRKS.
YOU WON'T NEED TO WAIT.
HITWn BOOK STORE
Free Rulers and Blotters
. His Blunder.
"Tour wife seems to have taken a
violent dislike to Meechem."
"Yes; when he was at the house tho
other day be leaned bis head back
against one of the ornamental tidies
she keeps on the rocking chairs for
that purpose." Chicago Tribune.,
He They tell me you are great at
She Wei), rather good.
lie Here's one for you: If I were 1 1
ask you to marry me. what would .voti
Net Literary Himself.
"But, papa." pleaded the pretry
American girl, "can't you take the
KIH.d the Kissts.
"Yes, they tried to live on bread and
cheese and kisses."
"Didn't it work?"
"No. She made the bread . and
George furnished the Roquefort, and
after that nobody wanted any kisses."
Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Manufacturer The making of baby
carriages ought always to be protected
by the tariff.
Social Expert-Why so?
Manufacturer Because it is and al
ways will be an infant 1nrtutrTui.
ill l I
TheSaturday Seaside Special
The Sunday Portland Special
Via the A. & C. R. R. Co. will be continuedjuntil Sept
12 and 13. Train No. 24, leaving Portland at 5:30 p.
m., will continue to run through to Seaside until Sept.
0. B. JOHNSON. Qen'I Agent
12th St, near Commercial St
1 '. : ;
First-CIass Liquors andGCigars
M2 Commercial Street
Corner Commercial and 14th. . ASTORIA, OREGON
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