Tri-weekly Astorian. (Astoria, Or.) 1873-1874, July 01, 1873, Image 1

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THE ASTORIAU.
TUBLISHED EVERY
TUESDAY, THURSDAY AND SATURDAY,
Monitor Building, Astoria, Oregon.
B. C IRELAND proprietor
The Schools of Astoria.
Tho Public School of Astoria closed Friday
June 6th. Tho attendance during tho year
averaged moro than one hundred. Wo aro
not informed in rogard tcr tho primary and
intermediate departments of the school, hut
subjoin tho names of those who did honor to
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BOYS.
Alfred Tenney, i
Warren Ferrell,
Hustler Van Dusen,
Frank Parker,
John Montgomery,
Nathaniel Ferrell,
Willie Parker.
CITY INTELUGENCE.
Common Council The regular monthly moot
ing of tho City Council will bo hold this ovon-
ing. .
Street Work In accordance with instruc
tions from tho Common Council, Court stroet
is being filled to a proper level.
Tall GraS3, Wo have specimens of clover
fivo feet in hight from tho roots, which grow
in tho garden at Mrs, Brock's, Astoria
New Tug. Tho contract has been let for
tho construction of tho engines for Sneddon
brothers now Steam Tug, building now in this
city .
Mechanical, Mr. G W Lamb of this city
is a skillful mechanic, and has rendered us
valuable assistance in settling things about our
now press.
Out of Sorts. For the want of certain let
ters in tho alphabot which tho type founders
negloctod to send with the bulk of tho typo
ordered, much that wo wished to say to-day,
in the iirst issue of tho Astorian is necessarily
omitted .
on Gray's
High Tariffs People living
llnrbor pay $40 a ton freight on flour and pro
visions. Some of our Astoria crafts ought to
prospect this lead, and furnish supplies from
hero instead of compelling thoso settlors to go
so far overland to Olympia.
girls.
Georgia Parker,
Nellie Flavel,
Fannie Crosby,
Belle Welch,
Ada Hobson,
Bello Parker,
Millie Tennoy,
Maggio Russell,
.Annie Snow,
Daisy Case.
Tho geography class exhibited some maps
that wore certainly well drawn.
Three maps of tho Pacific coast were greatly
ndmirnd nn imeount of their size, fullness, ac
curacy, clearness, and beautiful lettering.
Any ono ot worn wouia nava uuhu iijw
a professional draughtsman. Tho one by Miss
Georgia Parker was generally considered tbe
best. That by Bronham Van Dusen was hold
to bo next, while James Davidson's map came
third on tho list Thoro wcro many maps
passed by which, with ordinary competition,
would havo been considered s.upeiior.
Wo noticod tnat tno scnooi is wou suppuuu
with maps, charts, dictionaries, &&zotteors,
atlases, geometrical solids, etc Wo doubt tnat
any common school in Oregon, is bettor sup
plied with such articles. This is owing to the
and Mr. Badollett, Mr. Hobson became a
member of tho board last spring and unites,
heartily, with these gentlemen, in every good
plan for continuing and improving the school.
The teachers during tho first six months woro
Mr. Worthington, Miss Watt, Miss Law-
At fVm nnd nf thn second term Miss
Watt withdrew and Miss Case took ono of tno
departments for the last term of four months.
Wo understand that tho school will commenco
i,n fir-cf Afnnrlnv in Sontombor. fur.
Worthington Miss Gearhart and Mis3 Ray
mond, wobelievo, aro engaged as teachers.
Wo would say to thoso living in tho vicinity
that Astoria is a good place to attend school.
Tho public school affords every facility tor
getting a good English education. An excel
lent select school, under tho management ot
Rev. Mr. Hyland and Jurs. nyiana ouers
many inducements to thoso anxious to accom
plish a great deal in a short time. Tho course
of study is comprehonsivo, extending irora
tho primer upward. Extra assistance will
bo supplied whenever tho schom seems to
noed it. Wo also learn that tho Sisters of
Mercy contomplato storting a scnooi. in asio
.:., Wr urn nAt vnrv thorouchlv informed
on this point, but any one coming from aoroad
can secure board in good families, which is
in many respects preferable to attending a
boarding school.
PACIFIC- COUKTY.
Up Grays River. We never owned an Elk,
consequently never lost one, but during a re
cent visit among tho pioneor, settlers along
Grays river, wore induced to accompany Jack
Ray and A. L. Marshall up into the5 thickest"
brush that ever grew, about what seemed to
and for this purpose have ppftied stock us to bo atloast a thousand miles from any
wnere except tnat piace. j&ck ana mar-
shall may perhaps havo iost aa Elk, if so tho
Astoria and Fortlam.
Since the completion of the locks at the
falls of the "Wallametthe farmers' of Ore
gonhave talked very strongly of "building
& large wharf and warehouse it Astoria,
ana then snip tneir gram uuwb w ""a p" "i
Grading The County Court having ordorod
that tho Court-houso block bo filled as requir
ed by the established grade, work has been
commenced upon the job. A tram-way has
been put down to tho bluff, and tno earth is
taken to tho block in cars.
Cement Rock. At our request Prof FHop
kinson of this city made a test of some rock ho
has discovered which settles the matter in our
mind, that there exists in Clatsop county a
lodge of Stono that will produce a better articlo
than tho famous Portland cement. Wo shall
UllUUO lO LUIS tesi. Ill uuuiii euui
Chowder Club Astoria has a Chowder Club,
organized under tho general constitution of tho
Winship Clubs of this coast. T. J. Winship,
tho instigator of them, and for whom thoy aro
named, has presented to Astoria Club No. 1 a
chest containing tho entire outfit, and any
mr.mlinr nf tho Club is entitled to tllO USO Ot
tho chest whenever ho wishes to entertain a
party of friends at a Clam Chowder.
Fireman's Ball. Astoria Engine Company
No. 1 woro tho first movers for a celebration in
this city on tho 4th, and they propose to bo tho
last that is to say: thoy will close tho festi
val with a Grand Ball in the ovoning at Pro
cross Hall. Tickets, including Supper, 32,n0.
i': -b.;h nfnnrl in uniform. Music by
i iicuiuu t ii. n
Prof. Higgms
Hopkinson.
and Smith, assisted by Mr.
Leather Business. Tho almost inexhaus
tible supply of Hemlock bark for tanning
purposes, to bo had in Clatsop county warrants
tho assertion that in tho course of timo tho
loather business alono will bo sumeiont to
maintain here a population of thousands.
Wo havo now ono of the largest, best, and
most complete establishments of tho kind on
the Pacific coa-4. In days gone by this bark
was taken to tho hides, but now the hides aro
brought to tho bark, and Messrs. Leinenwob-
or E uo. aro uBiaousuu.uus k" .,, -..
tho now order of things is decidedly favorable
to tho loather produced. Their works are
located at upper Astoria, and consist of build
ings and yard with a capacity for making at
least 4,000 sides of leather a year. '1 hoy em
ploy steam and water power, and havo tlio
latent patented machinery, including a solo
leather roller, as complete as can bo set up in
N o w York. Th ey manufacture harn ess, skirt
in", and solo loather, with, very littlo shoo
leather, and employ from eight to ten men
constantly, in tho tannery and timber, llio
boam-houes," wnero tno maes aro m?t p
nared is 20 by 30 feet in fcixo; tannery, two
itories 40 by 60 feet; currier shop, two stonos,
bffiO foot; salt andUme-house Hby -iofoet;
Fweat-houso 12 by W; bark-shed H foot high,
7o bv 24; -and a stable, for tho accommodation
of teams employed in the business, 24 by 40
feet. 'J'hoy own tho ground upon which
it.- :i,.,. wnnTd that, sunnhes their bark, and
when tho trees aro felled and stripped tho
timber is cut up into wood and sold, thus clear
ing tho land as thoy go along. The mechanic
al part of tho worksls cpnductod wholly by
Mr. Leinenwobcr, who is ono of tho most
IknMi moehanics in tho country, having
learned the business in Germany and beon
practically cmpioyou w
From the "Sea-Port." On Tuesday tho
tenth of Juno, ia tow of tho tug Bon-Holla-day.
the ship Puritan of Boston, Captain
Doan, returned to this port from a cruise .up J
tho Columbia and Wallamet rivers where
sho wont under charter for a cargo of Flour
and Lumber for Hong Kong. Captain Doan
was pleased to get his valuablo vessel back
into deep water, and is not inclined to take
any moro sucli extraordinary emmuus. o
was compelled to complete his cargo at this
Dort. for reasons sufficiently expressed in
tho Committoo report to tho Astoria Cham
ber of Commerce, which may bo found m
another part of this paper to-day. Ino Pu
ritan is ono of thoso largest class, valuablo
ships, which cannot with safety pass tins
port on tho inland waters of Oregon and
Washington Territory. After remaining in
this habor until tho morning of tho 21st, con-
a J A :.V. Vila rtarm aa ,f lima
summg ion uu-ye iu umau o vobw, v ..
ttTvturriit Anven ?n lighters froni ot. Helen,
the vessel was taken to sea in tow of tho tug
Astoria and procoeded on her voyage. Ave
have been informed that whon tho Puritan
was chartered to load tit Portland Capt. Doan
was told that his only difficulty would bo to
cross tho Columbia river bar that was tho
Ki,rinor inf chon Ha reached Portland ho
could load his vessel to twenty-four foot if ho
liked. Ho has found tho facts to bo exactly
tho roverso. Ho had no difficulty whatever to
reach Astoria, but when ho attempted to pass
this port trouble coramonced, and his vessel
will never bo apt to make another trip to
Portland. Theso facts had best bo well understood.
hey are building a number of yarehouses
at different points on the river, pd money
being scarce, they probably willnot build
hpre this teason. They have expressed
themselves through their Clubs, Granges of
the Patrons of Husbandry and StateTJnion
(which met at Salem on the lOtti of June),
as being decidedly in favor of Shipping to
Astoria. By so doing they Duld save,
through wastage, draying, wharfage hand
ling and lighterage, a very large profitto
themselves over what they noWeceive, by
the present method of shippings-estimated
at from ten to fifteen cents per bushel. Du
rinff the last wheat season our largest class
of ships brought down the river from Port
land on an average 750 tons, lightering
the remainder of their cargoes to this point.
Kiver steamers at the present time lighter
grain from Portland to Astoria ftr 1 50 per
ton. With a proper wharf and warehouse
at Astoria, and with baTges built for the
Durrjose, it can be done for 1 (or less) per
ton. The cost of towage, pilotage, demur
rage, etc., on vessels to Portland, besides
the risk of striking on the different rocks,
sands and shoals, will amount to within the
neighborhood of 2 50 or 3. per ton.
Every dollar saved -to the farmer in the
handlinc of grain is saved to the State, and
it is infinitely more to the advantage of
Portland to make Astoria the point to re
ceive this grain than to us. Just now she
is on another "scare;" TacomfL has been
called a terminus, and the Columbia river
ot,vmov nt t.hp. Cascade is to becontroll-
ed by the Oregon Steam Navigation Company-
and its cotemporary corporation the
Northern Pacific Kailroad. "When our big
Sister up the "Wallamet learns to take an
interest in common with Astoria for the
protection of the commerce of the State he
will be able to sleep oettero jngiiws .u.
notreasonable tosuppo'se"that the Parnier's
of this State intend always to permit them
selves to be made sole losers of all thewate
and extra cot of getting their produce to
market. They are interested now m sell
ing as well as producing, and Portland
need never expect to see them shipping
their wheat to Tacoma, or any other points
far out of the way, so long as Astoria has an
existence. Portland and Astoria united
can defy all opposition; divided, both are
liable to fail. Portland cannot get along
without Astoria and the sooner she sees it
in this light the better will it be for the com
merce of Oregon, which is already slip
ping quietly away, into other channels, and
unnatural ernes at that. Let us unite and
look out forborne affairs" dam Tacoma,
what s her business to us ?"
region visited is a glorious country to hunt
him in if ho is there. ,Gafnrtis lying around
loose in that country. ElksDoor, Bear and
Cougar tracks woro soonfroAionjtlyjitistho
roosting place of tho groat American Eagle,
tno naunf ot every species oi quck ana Diru
known to this latitude: tho stream abounds
with Speckled Trout, Salmon. Carp and Suck
ers. We returned without finding tho Elk,
aiiflrlfinlv TRmomberiiiff. on omertrinc from a
thicket where Beaver had made a clearing in
the Cottonwoods to dam outsiders against all
intrusion, that wo had urgent business de
manding our attention , and here wq aro. K
w worn miifln tho victim of a nlot in which
such men as Judgo S. FL. Ban. Commissioner
H. H. Jackson, Director James P. Miller,
Notary 0. P. Wbitelaw, and other officials
bosidos tho parties to tho party previously
mentioned, were concerned, it is all right.
At any rate we saw tho country. Wont far
up tho stream, above tido water, and, wp aro
sum that silver nnr! trold exists there in mox-
haustiblo mines, through a fertile soil which
only awaits tho coming of tho enterprising
and hardy pioneer, by his efforts to bo turned
from tho unproductive waste it now ih to a
fruitful valley. Tho hand of tho Croator has
loft tho soil nearly ready for tho plow brush,
ourn, and soed, is the way to commenco, ana
build up. Thoro are at this time less than
thirty tracts located on Grays river, but thoro
is room enouch for fivo hundred farms with
out going back upon tho hills. It is something
worth while to own a claim like one of thoso
within such easy distanco of Astoria, and tho
men who aro fortunate enough to make their
rough beginning now, evon tnougn tnoy may
po poor to-day, Jn a financial aspect, will bo
tho monied men7 1
Current Topics - Beaver Lodge, !No. 2-
(Odd Fellows), elected officers for the now term
at last meeting as follows; L II Hubbard, N
,.. . -..,... ,. , .i ! it. m a ,iTvin t a- f!TT Piuro. ItS: L Wil-
m relation to icrtuity oi son uuu ; u, xa-ji.iu, , , -.
I son, P S; John Hobson, Treasurer oiruw-
' ben ies and cherries aro plenty. Ono has boen
left at our offico by Charles Stovons which
' uu-asurcs nli inches in circumferonco, and
wrifriia nnnrlv ono ounce agon roau
Immigration. Ogdon dispatches published
throe times a week in Sacramento papers re
port an avorago of ono hundred and sixty-fivo
passengers daily passing that pointfor new
homes in tho Pacific States and Territories.
Four thousand mon, women and children por
month, seoking a region which has no com
parison
mildness of climate on tho Continent. Forty
nicrht. thousand souls driven out from their
old homes by tho rigors of Winter and devas
tating storms in ono year and this is only a
fraction of tho whole. What proportion of
this immigration reaches Oregon and Wash
ington? That is a question concerning us all.
Tho dispatch before us gives to Orogon twelve
and Washington seven, out of a list of ono
hundred and ninoty-threo. Nineteen for this
port and ono hundrod and seventy-four for
Pulifornia! Is that a fair distributien: is it
in any way proportionate to the rolativo ad- !
vantages possesseu uy mo localities mvurius
immigration on this coast? Not by any means
is this so on tho contrary tho rovorso istho
case. About Astoria there is land enough to
supply tho demands of an immigration e-mal
to all that is crossing tho Continent thi-j year,
not to say anything of other sections of tho
State, and tho only way to account for tho
disparity is tho lack of interest taken in tho
matter by Oregonians, and the neglect to in,-
lorm ana invito immigrants ueru.
ton or fifteen voars hence if
they live and stick to tho development of tho
natural resources surrounding them, lho
immigrant, when ho passes up tho Columbia,
is ignorant of tho facts concerning this wnolo
lower country; ho does not know what ho is
nhnnfc nnr where he is to stOD: and it is to this
class of people wo would say" Stop off at
Astoria r look around a littlo; don't rush; you
cannot possibly better yoursolves by going in
land. Visit the Nehalem valley, visit numer
ous other localities about hero; stop a month
and mako a thorough inspection, then if you
are not satisfied that this is a better country
than tho one you have left to come hero go
back and stay thoro!" It must not be ex
nntnil ?n a rppiftn like this whoro land is to
bo had for tho mero taking of it up, or whore
it is dirt cheap on payments running from fivo
to seven years, that churchos and schools are
to bo found growing spontaneously in the
brush and yet it somotimes happens that in
dividuals boconio greatly disgustod and dis
couraged becauso tnoy do not tind an tnoso
things in such places. During our Elk hunt
un Rrava rivar wo observed a very comforta
ble school house in the heart of tlfpsettlement
which was being conducted by Prof. Worth
inston of tin? city, who had wisely concluded
that that was the best way ho could spend
tho timo intorvoning between the closo of tho
lato term and the opening of tho noxt one in
Astoria. Thoro aro thirty-ono persons hold
ing claims, including soventeen families, a to
tal population of seventy-five, comprising tho
snfflniripnt. on (-Jravs rivor. noarly all of whom
havo looted within two years past Thoy
havo accomplished much in tho way of im
provements, havo comfortable homes, plenty
of tho necessaries of life, and aro well con
tented. Siioalwater Bay. In company with Com-'
missioner 11. H. Jackson, of Grays Kivor, wo
attended tho May term of tho Commissioners
Court for Pacific county, at Oysterville, and
niado momorandum3 ot many items wnicn
will bo of intorost to our rcador3 from timo
to timo, as wo shall bo ablo to write them up.
Oysterville, tho principal port on the-Bay, is
a beautiful town, well laid out, and has somo
ologant residences indicative of 'the wealth
and refinement of tho people. Tho chief pur
suits of Shoaiwnter Bay aro oystering and
lumbering, although tho surrounding country
is well auaptea to iaruimg aim siuuiv j-iumhk.
There aro four woalthy companies engaged in
iay, wiui pnnci
co Crollin & Co.,
iirton Comnany.at
fwKnrvi11n. hosiflos tno BrucoDort Company.
Several smaller firms do a considerable busi
ness, and it is estimated that tho product for
tho season just closed will oxcoed half a mil
lion dollars. Tho Oystors aro removed from
Shoalwater Bay to tho beds of California in
vcssols owned by the Companies in tho trado
and aro afterwards tongued according to tho
demands of tho market. None of tho bivalves
aro retailed or jobbed off until thoy havo had
a toasting in tneir nauvo vuhuuiu m uumui
nia after tho voyage and this w where our
friends of tho Golden Stato get their fat, deli
cious, fresh Oysters. To witness tho departure
of tho tfeet of Oyster craft of a morning, or
its roturn in the evening during tho busy sea
son, is a joyful scone. Thoro aro usually from
fifty to seventy-live daily departures, andas
inanv arrivals, at Oysterville, each craft with
its tiny whito sails set, gli-tcns in the rising
or sottins sun on the beautiful shoot of water
nearly ono ounce agui luuua j ad to vioir ,in,i furms a panoramic
nrn vnrv inUCll nCCUCU uuuut iibwuu "-- 'S.nnn WOrtUV IIIO pencil Ul Jill uhbu crurn,
Lienenwcbor is making a road to connect tho
feurth: of jrraY,
At a meftingof citizens Astoria held at
tho Court-house on tho evening of June 17th
1873, for tho purpose of taking steps toward
celebrating the 4th of Jaly.Hov. T. A. Hyrand
was called to tho chair, and James W ekh
chosen secretary.
Tho mooting resolved to have a celebration,
and appointed a general committee of arrange
ments .as follews: J. H. H. Gray James .
Welch, W.H. Twilight, Harry Spoddon.and
V W Parker.
It was futhoc moved that two ladies bo add
ed to tho committee, when Miss Mary laylor
or. Mi Kloronco Van Dusen woro chosen
to roprosent tho ladies of tho city.
Tho committee hfornpd havo m tn-r-rfrom
timo to time and are arranging for a
suitable utiaervauco oi tu iiuuoimi uoiiuaj.
A meeting will bo hold tbis evening, ui. lu
Congregational Church. In our next issue wo
shall bo able to publish the programme of
oxorcisos.
Insane A young man named Gill, who
came to Oregon as a sailor from a foreign port
a fow months ago and was discharged in Port
land, attempted to commit suicide atfcagio
Cliff on tho 2Gthult, by cutting his throat.
Ho was sent to Astoriaby Messrs. Hume & Co.
in charge of John Gilbert, and tho cutawos
stitched by Dr. Kinsoy. Afto.- remaining
here until ho was ablo to underg an examin
ation ho was taken to Monticolio and turned
Mrartn fhn fuithoriteis as an insano person, "
ami would bo committed to tho Asylum at
1 RrpHncoom.
Wild Plants Domesticated. Tho cab
baco is first cousin "to cauliflower, broccoli,
otc, and thoy all come from tho wild cabbago
of tho sea coast It is a manno plant, and
jn if a-nA suit, wfltnr. Tho wild cabbago
is a tall, coarse, wavy plant, but the pods aro
now gatnerea ana euiun iu wjd ouib v...
in some parts of England. Thorp is no plant
which has produced by cultivation a greater
number of varieties than the cabbage. o
can extend tho varieties much farther, but it
is sufficient for us to considor tho wide rango
botween tho littlo red cabbago for pickling,
and Gregory's Mammoth, with head so largo
it can only bo boiled in a large caldron. Jn
tho cauliflower wo eat tho fleshy, .flo,w.or afn,d
undeveloped ouas, wnicn aro urunucu i,ufa
or into a compact mass. It was a favonto say
ing of tho groat lexicographer. Dr. Johnsen: of
all tho ilowers of tho garden I like tho cauli
tlowors tho best," a sentiment worthy, of tnr
learned epicure. Tho numerous varieties, ot
tho cabbago illustrates in tho most striking
manner tho changes which, may bo produced
in species Dy cuitivauon, uuu m wuiuuihw..--of
some varieties of races. Thoy also give us
lascima in thn economy oi vukcj,-
Mn(wnAfitra
lUnilUtin O 3JVWJ w-w w - . --
bio life. Tho turnip como3 iroin a wiiu jin
found by tho side of rivers, ditches and marsh
es. Liko tho cabbage it has produced several
varieties, tho result of long cultivation. 1 rora
tho wild plant wo havo tho little flat turnip
and tho huge rutabaga, with all vanptios be
fwnnn. This root is now most widely culti
vated as food for stock, and 'it has added
much to tho wealth of England. The parsnip
is also a reclaimed wild plant, and it is diHi
cultto say whether we are indebted to culti
vation or importation for it;.most probably tho
latter, as it is auativeoi jsnuun. ai wo i
in; ii
i inr,t ia iiniHuntmi two or iiiracryusirs m
gardon soil, it acquires all tho desirable char
;0f;.a nfihn hesi: kinds: and if left to it-
Churcli Notices,
Grace Church, (Prot. Episcopal) Bev. T A
11 viand Bector, Divino services overy Sunday
at10 a M and 7 p m; Sunday bchool at 1 l m
nnn.nn;nnni pimrnn. Itov A W Tonnv
Pastor, Divino services every Sunday at 10
a Mand7 v m; Prayer Meeting every Thurs
day evening, Sunday School meets at 12 m
tho Oyster business on tins
pal Agoncies in San i'rarici
V.env Xr Cn . finrl tho Wnshii
lAfnriofla
self in poor soil, it spoedily goes back into its
wild, aegoneraiuu whuiuuu. ...,.- -
near to havo beon very early reclaimed from
a wild state, for Pliny tolls us that parsnip
wero cultivated on tho Bino, and werp brougbu
from thonco to supply tho tables of tho hm-
peror.
Far Awat AVorlds. Xow wo have rf'cn
as incidents a fow stars whoso distances havo
measurably boen guessed at, with tho timo it
takes a ray of light to traverse thoso distances;
yet thoro aro others so far romoved from us
that ovon light, speeding with tho velocity as
:Uv u ..iniii nnt and ilops not reacii tno
earth from thoso mysterious .regions in less
than ono million years. Ono million years did
wo ay? Thero aro nobulao which tbrougn
tho magical lens of the toloscopo aro this in
stant disclosing tho secrets of a million ages
bv-gono. In a word, tho events which wo
behold in those worlds aro tho identical
ovents that interested their inhabitants ten
hundred thousand centuries ago. au mosuu
that aro visible to us may each form one ot
a series of clusters, tho rost of which aro invis
ible through distanco; that is, the intorvoning
space botweon our world and them is so viut
that tho electric tidings of their .birth havo
not yet, through tho lapsing myraius of y oars
boon ablo to tra verso tho awful interval. JJut
somo time in tho far future tho news will
como. Let tho hand of Omnipotonco destroy
ono of these sphoros. and tho murmurous
waves of light that this morning left it will
wandor forever, tolling of his handiwork.
nr.T, tv -phv Atmorphkre. Did you ever
think how much water is in tho air, Moating
unseen. It genearllv amounts to nearly three
upper and lower town, and our peoplo ought to
turn out and help him in tho. work .lho
sloop lone is for charter. Cy is prepared to
givo panics Miusiuuu""": " Mfcw.. -
Varuna commences carrying passongcrs and
malls to Port Stevens, Capo Disappointment,
and Unity, to-day..........Mrs, Mckorson has
boen appointed admim?tratrix ol tho estate of
her lato husband, JUr, Jbrunklin icker?on
decoascd. H A Shar & Son havo rccontly
completed several fino jobs of painting, among
tho best is work dono at Arrigonio,8.w...... H. B
Parker's teams on tno I'liwsou rouio iuw oum
mor aro in fino trim and mako tri-wookly
over twenty-one
Tho financial management is in
Axgorv Goats. AVo havo samplos of tho
fleeco of "Capt Jenks," John Hunter's pri70
buck of tho Angora species, now in Marion
now the ownors of theso littlo voxels aro en
gaged in painting and goneral ropuirs tor tno
noxt season, but before entering again upon
business Clam Chowder parties, and at least
nnn Yauht contort for urizes. will be indulged
I in at some of which wo hopo to bo present
Court House. Last month, Mr. I. A. Clark
of Oysterville having donated an eligibly .sit
uated block in that town to Pacific County,
for CourtJlouso purposos, tho County Court
ompoworcd Commissioner Juipton to niake
tho necessary arr;mgoiuonts for tho construc
tion of a temporary building for the use of
thn A nrl ; f nr !t ml other officials until such timo
"" .. , . a.,.- i l ....it MU ,!.
gallons auovo oacu luut ui mu ;". - .
and ofttm much moro. As now vaporial-
.-, -.r.. lin nnmnnf nt mm that fllllS tllll'-
wuva ii-iu. mu iuuuii
ing a yoar is very largo. At ono placo in tno
Himalaya mountains as many as three Hun
dred inchos deep falls in twelve month.-, or
enough if it all fell at once to cover the land
to twouty-livo foot depth. Jn ban 1-ranci-co
thirty-live to forty-threo inches J1 'in"uFj?
Jn tho Siorra vada tho annual fall is !roi)
fivo to hix foot .
ookly as tho people can take legal action, xno ao-
triT.q Members of Astoria Engine Com- ' nation-by Mr. Clark was a very nncrai one.
wealthy county, with scrip at par.
Stands of Capt Hiram Brpwn and botwoen
them thoy havo yet never failed to givo satis-I.-IlsI-
pi.:-iaflir is sold in Portland
and at various other place in this sfcto and
XntTerftorto.. id e demd in
creasing from yoar to year. Thoy use only .tho
hit of oil finishing, and warraat every pieee
of leather turned out. .
mer aro in uno mm
winy iNo'.i havo a squirt this evening by order , and the people ought to ratify his act by vot
of the Pofeman:. ..... .Tho otlico of tho Astorian ing to construct a good ouildmg. 1'acilic is a
t is httcd up as suck anuurau " i. -
' sign wius made by Canhll, of Portland, one of
thn hnt Tuiintors in tho Stato; tho finishing up
i :. ... u.. ti a ui.... i. s!i . . . ., .i ? .:.. ii,,. it.... ;,.
,. . . ,3 j -..t:i. -i. iu w ui, tno otuco rooms wa uy jj. ji l:uu.i -"' tors is mat region aurryuuuiHs "juj
county, wnicn wouiu uo cruuiu ui, iuu """ j jho iiro?3, typo, and all materials aro. oran House, at Unity, prosided over by John iun-
Exposition. With .numerous flocks like theso ?nlinter-fino and all now N o aro very tor unj i,is estinialjlo wife lato of Oysterville.
and machinery for converting tho fleeces into J thankful to tho numerous friends, too numer- . jing f.jr fogies and flounders oif the rucks
Sods; Cashmere i toxtures may become com- oiis to mention, who havo from time to t mo ?lllidst tho roll of breakers, or a rout in tho
Sob in feisrogion of tho countrv. Tho wool aided us in sotting upour material and gettihg f brookS digging Clams qn the weather boaeh,
is worth one dollar and July cents per pound
for qxport but as no country can prosper so
By View House. Ono among tho nnot
retroats on tho Pacific Coast for Summer yim-
iow
a irinnm? fiimrii in
mii Avnnvnnrr rw inyTHrm w. mm w ip i iihuik- . k .x uiiluik vww
facturihg its own prodncts lot us hope that p4 himd" who have tried themsclvis
is not far disUnt when this brancn pro3orvaii-o oi aru, ;um umau
tha da.V
of indust y will be ojned here.
thn nffiin in shin plniDo. "o shall strivo to ,ipr nnntiner or duck shooting, serf bathing
morif thoir irood will With, thoadvent of nr, bench drivins. on a. twenty milo stretch.
.... .. .Jt I A . t..! milnn hrvcf flF -tf il. n. .. 4 . tn U. r..nn.1 Mmi-n 1
riuiiu v-uuiw "y" " ftrO POIUO Ul IUU FIIUIWN IU u vitm mviu, Jfc
at tuo art kjh bo aeon by tho advertisement of Mr. H
tpoc5 aro ;B anothor column, that passengers and viit-
, ors -arc tb'he well provided for tiii-s" ieaou.
'J,..;,.! U -. ' ' if" - -
i abundant in thedty,
1 .
The Tennyson of Indiana is spon
sible for tho following poetical con cen con
tributeon: Young man sparo that bustle : .,
TouchnotaFingle;'ptipo;"
That woman's had an awful tusslo
To got hor.'olf in shano.
Tho followingconundrum is by a retired cler
gyman whose sands of life have nearly run out
let us hope: Jf a n a i is red when hois mud
all over, does a dyer got rodder whon ho is oil
over maddor?
A certain religious paper has for ajioading
of ono of it's departments, "Religion in gener
al." "P.eligion in particular is waatu warn
ed among tho people."
Tl,a vnn1 Wnsfn U Indian Tor grass, benca
Wasco county, U grass county. A good many
peoplo "go to gmss" who don't go to u.
A lan in Chicago announced lanwoir as
tho ,4lethodi-t candidate for con-table."
Scandalous ! The friendship of two ladias .
is always a pr6t against a third one.
Throe yearUs the averago life of feminine
rachooi-teacuer., After t.uat5tae get warrj
- . wui
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