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ASTOETA Sept. 28, 1577
From tho Oregon Statesman.
Every indication now points to im
proved times in Oregon. Crop Bros
pects were never better and the
promise of good prices is very flat
tering. From Hon. G. "VV. Colby,
the champion Granger of Northern
California, we learn that the tide of
emigration, from the Southern partis
simply immense, all headed towards
Uregon. uuc it is noc aione trom
Calilorma tnat immigrants are com
ing; they are coming by the hundreds
fron Eastern States.
uregon is no longer Known as a
county in California, but as a State
possessing vast natural resources and
offering better inducements to set
tlers than any other, of the States or
Territories, of the United States.
Sympathizing with California in her
unfavorable prospects for crops for
the coming harvest, yet her misfor
tunehas had the effect to turn the
tide of emigration towards Oregon
where the crops never fail. Here
tofore California has been enabled to
hold out inducements to settle in that
State; but now things have changed,
not only the Eastern emigration, but
also great numbers of Californiansare
leaving their sun-parched homes for
the land of occasional mists." Ore
gon has natural resources for a rich
and populous state, and all that is
now required is development; to ac
complish this it will take capital and
muscle. One of the first things that
should command attention, in such
a way as to insure success, is railroad
communication with the rest of the
world. Thousands of emigrants are
kept from coming to our state by rea
son ol lhe hardships and expense of
getting here. It is not for this pur
pose alone that railroads are needed
but for the general impulse the' will
give business generally as well. Our
state can never become permanently
prosperous while sparsely settled.
Our commerce at present is to
small to command any considerable
attention; hence we are food for mo
nopolies. With increased population
comes increased business and this in
vites competition, all combined pro
duces a market at remunerative
prices. Now is Oregon's opportunity
to move in such enterprises as will
tend to develope her resourses. The
tide of immigration is pouring in up
on us the season has been favorable,
and every indication points to better
times. Then, while in the flood tide
of prosperity, let enteprise and skill
direct all things in the proper chan
nels of continued growth and pros
perity. Railroads cannot be built in
a day, it takes time and means, the
means are not easily obttained; com
bined efforts alone can secure the
necessary aid; therefore, in order to
accomplish anything in that direc
tion, under our present condition,
it is necessary to concentrate. Se
lect some one of the many needed
routes and concentrate all efforts to
accomplish the end then, with in
creased powers, we may be able to
take another, and so on till all that
are needed have bocome accom
Encourage Strangers. The fol
lowing excerpt from the Statesman is
worthy of reproduction. The word.-, ap
ply to Abtorin, as well as Walla Walla.
The Statesman says: " When strangers
come here with means and propose to en
gage in business, encourage them in all
poible ways. If they desire a lot for
building purposes, self it to them at a
reasonable rate. If they wish to e?tablish
a manufacturing enterprise, and require
water power, don't nsfc them three times
as much as the privilege is worth. If you
do the chance is that they will sock some
other locality, and leave you with unpro
ductive property on your hands. Owing
to want of foresight the woolen mills were
driven to Dayton, and in the end have
been the means of building up a formida
ble rival to "Walla Walla. The origina
tors of that enterprise desired to locate
here, but finding that water power could
only be had at an enormous outlay, they
accepted the donation ol a mill site from
Jesse Day, and built their factory at a
town that then only had an existence on
paper. The surest way to build up a
town is to deal liberally with strangers.
In the early settlement ol the northwest
coast, Oregon-city had the lead and
promised to be the chief town in the
country. Holders oJ town lots taking
advantage of this, held their property at
oxtravagant figures. The result was the
location of a town named Portland, and
Oiegon-city speculators were left, out in
the cold. Like begets like, and if a selfish
policy killed Oregon-city, it may prove
injurious to other, towns. "Welcome the
stranger within your gate," is an o!d in
junction, the wisdom of which is just as
apparent now as when first uttered. Let
Us welcome new comers, aid them in se
curing locations, and in all suitable ways
make them feel that we are joined with
tnem in the bonds of a commo'i hu
manity." The inhabitants of northwest and
western Oregon, incluriinj; twelve coun
lifj. of the State, and embracing the gieat
valley of the Wallamet and its "fork-,"
enjoy seven months of spiirp, summer
and autumn weather thatnre almost equal
In southern or eastern Oregon for bright
and cheerful weather and a bracing and
healthy atmosphere. The five vintir
months from -November to 3Iuich, bring
a bountiful rain that pioduccs, in due
season, un tailing crop-. These lains ic
taid, but scarcely prevent, labor outside,
in an$ department, and of 150 da3s of
winter, at least a third ottheni aredry and
People who advertise only once in three
months foig't that mo-t tolk? can't re
member anything longer than about seven
Temple Lodge, No. 7, A. F. A. M.
Regular Communications first and Q
third Saturdays in each month, at 7J20 Yy
o'clock, p. m., at tho Hall in Astoria. sw
.Members of tho Order, in pood standing, are
nvited to attend. By ordoi of tho W. M.
Beaver .Lodge No. 35, L O. (X P.
Moot every Friday evening. -'.
atTM o'clock, in the Odd Follow'? aA&
Hall, cor. of Cass and ChenamusSsSsSIs?
streets, Astoria. Members of tho ?
Order aro invited to attend. By order, N. G-,
Astoria Lodge No. 40, 1. O. G. T.
Regular Meeting every Tuesday Eroning
vxiy o'clock, at Good Templar's Hall, Cbena
mus Street, Astoria, over C. L. Parker's
Store. Members of the Order, in good stand
ing, aro invited to attend. Degree meeting 1st
Monday each month. By order W. C. T.
Regular meetings first and third Monday
evenings of each month, at 7 o'clock
iW Persons desiring to have matters acted
upon by tho Council, at any regular meeting,
must present tho same to tho Auditor and
Clork on or before tho Friday evening prior
to the Monday on which tho Council holds its
regular meetings. By order of tho Council.
F. J . Taylor, Auditor.
Astoria Engine Co. No. 1.
Regular monthly meeting will
bo hold at the hall of the Com
pany, on tho second Tuesday of
each month, at 7 o'clock p. m.
t0"M embers are expected to
attend promptly, if not the usual fines will bo
imposed against them, unless legal excuse is
offered. By order of tho Company,
C. S. WR1U11T, President.
R. X. Cvrnaiian, Secretary.
The undersigned Sexton of the Astoria Cem
etery, in view of the fact that the cemetery
grounds aie now permanently located, wishes
all peiNons owning lots in the grounds to re
port the number and block to him; also, all
persons who have buried friends in the
grounds at anytime, aie leque&ted to ad
dict him through the Post-oflice, or call upon
him at his cilice, and furnish him with a list,
embracing, the name of deceased, age, when
Imiicd. the lot or block upon which the
bmial was made, and such other information
as will enable him to bring older out of chaos.
F. FERRELL, City Sexton.
Astoria, Oregon, Sept. 20, 1877.
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Notary Public and Commissioner of Deeds for
California and Washington Territory.
Office Over Wells, Fargo & Co.'s Expresa
Oflico in Van Dusen's building, cor. Cass and
Tp D. WINTON,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Office in "Warren & McGuire's Building,
M. DALLAS JENNINGS,
Physician, Surgeon and Obstetrician,
OFFICE ON CASS STREET, ASTORIA,
Next door to Capt. Rogers.
A LL CALLS PROMPTLY ATTENDED
l. to, day or night.
R. I. M. SEVERN,
Graduato Univorsity i f Pennsylvania.
Office, Rooms No. 1 and 2
LARSEN'S BUILDING, CASS STREET
R. P. CHANG,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
OflEce Room No. 7 Brown's building cor
ner of Main and Chenamus streets.
Dr. Crang will in future devote his whole
time to the practice of hi-, profession.
GEIOIANIA BEER HALL
BOTTLE BEER DEPOT,
Chf.n-.vmus Stuket. Astoeia.
Tho public are invited to cill and leave
their orders. Splendid Lager 3 conte a glass.
Free Lunch every night.
WM. BOCK. & Co., Proprietors.
And Dealer in
ALSO mrORTKK OF
CARPETS, OIL CLOTHS, "WALL
PAPER, SHADES, etc.
5S7-A11 kinds of repairing promptly at
tenden to. and furniture made to order.
ESA full line of picture mouldings and
frames, brackets, window cornices, etc.
fc?Fnii htock and lowest prices, corner of
Squemocqlui and Main street, Astoria,
WEST SHORE MILLS.
J. C. TRULLINGER, - - Proprietor.
of tho above Mill
Is now prepared to fill all orders, largo and
small, for overy kind of
On satisfactory terms.
BOOT and SHOE MAKER,
Has just received a splendid stock of
LEATHER and TRIMWGS,
The best in Oregon, and will now fill any
order, t tho Iowo.t prices, for tho hit nn.i
finest ot Boots and She
- A ,...i . - UU
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IS THE BEST AND CHEAPEST STOKE IK THIS CITY TO PJJSD- A
LAilGE AND ELEGANT ASSORTMENT OP
Dress Goods, Dry Goods, Staple & Fancy Goods, Notions
ALSO AN IMMENSE AND "WELL SELECTED STOCK OF MEN'S AND BOYS
CLOTHING, FURNISHING- GOODS,
BQQT S3EaE;a wzmji:&t ETa
Don't fail to call on ua before making your purchases, as you will find it
money in your pocket.
SCHLUSSEL & KANT,
Cor. Chenamus and Main streets, Astoria, OrPtron-
A. YAK" DUSEN & CO.
In quantities to suit, for sale cheap at
A. Van DUSEX & Co.'s
BOILED OIL, TURPENTINE,
NAILS AND SPIKES,,
Suitahlo for street work,
All for sale cheap at
A. Tax DUSEX & Co.'s.
Tho bet in tho World.
Outside and inside whito, and a great vari
ety of shades in quart, ono gallon and fivo gal
lon tins at
A. Van DUSEX & Co.'3.
Cass streot, Astoria.
Great Keflictioii in Prices !
SEWiNG MACHINES DOWN!
New family Singer old prico SGI 00
Reduced to 50 00
Now family Singer, with drop leaf,
drawers and cover, old prico 71 00
Reduced to 00 00
Other styles reduced in proportion.
In addition to tho abovo reduction a discount
of 10 per cent, will bo niado on
Machines sold on tho installment plan on
A- Van Dusen & Co., Agents.
I W: CASE,
Wholesale and Retail
Assorted Merchandise of
S X X DR !E 33 3L SB,
A COMPLETE ASSORTMENT,
OP THE BEST QUALITY AT LOW
EST POSSIBLE RATES.
Everyone is Bragging that they
Sell Goods very Cheap.
So I determined to givo up tho Retnil Busi
ness entirely,.and am offering my goods
AT COST !
No. 1 Diagonal Suits at - $16 00
o.2 " 13 50
Light Plaid Suits, No. I 13 oO
4 2 9 00
Dry Goods, Fancy Goods, Boots and Shoes,
Jowelry;.all description of Goods at con price.
I also givo. as inducements to the public and
to merchants, iH) days' credit on satisfactory
SAX FBAJS'CISCO AUCTIOS STORE,
T. S. JEWETT.
B. S. KIMBALL.
Draying & Trucking.
ng purchased tho intor- JfPPsir
M of the SsisSfe;
Astoria Truck & Drav Co..
.ncluding Teams, Ycheclcs. etc., respectfully
annouuee that wo aro prepared to
PILL ALL ORDEUS "WITH
PROMPTNESS. IN A CAREFUL MAXNER
,, , 0rGrs may be loft at tho Occident
"otol. JEWETT & KIMBALL.
Main fitreet, Astoria Oregon,
JBERGMAF & BERRY
EESPECTFTJLLY CALL THE ATTEN
tion of tho public to tho fact that tho
above Market will always bo supplied with a
FULL VARIETY BEST QUALITY
JFRESH ANDCU1HED MEATS !
men will bo sold at lowest rates, wholesale
and retail. Special attention givon to supply
Corner Main and Chenamus Streets,
DKALKIZ IN THK CHOICEST BRANDS OK
Tobacco and Cigars, and the
and other English Cutlory.
Genuine Heersliuum lIpe a Speciality.
1KB" Fairchilds Gold Pens, and all sorts of
Stationery, .Notions, Etc.
ffi tr. ta
Wator Street Roadway,
Noar Hume's Cannery, Astoria, Oregon.
Horseshoeing $&& an al inl&
ofBlaoksmith jSkjfPl in dono to or
dei. Satisfact AsSfcly in Euiranteed
D. K. WjKUKX. L.. a. ii.vj !...
Astoria Market !
Corner of Chenamus and Cassstreets,
A STOUT A. DltEGON. I
WARREN Ss McGTJIBE, Proprietors,
Successors 10 J louMni ix tiarreit,j t
Wiolesalo and Retail Dealers in all kinds ol
KfS"Euttcr. Effes. Cheese, etc. constantly
2. C1 9 w:
k--3 2 PCS
T 5 D d ml W
v . Bd ,tiBil a
P o h- u m
JZ3 3 I-. U
3 H 5H
I S Q
9 g. , H
t2j Ct .
Fresh and Cured meats!
A full line of Family Groceries?,
p w tttt v vavr1 a ti 1 .v trrn
ji5" Sl.ip3 supplied at the Iow83t ates.
H. H. HATCH. M. D.
Physician Surgeon and Accoucheur,
Graduate of tho Koynl Cnllppc of Physicians,
England. Mowbrrof ino Unlvesity
Ofllce Squeuiocriha btreet, near Cass,
RS. DJX. RXJRR,
Homeopathic Physician and Electrician.
LatoofSan Francisco, and Graduato of tha
Treats all chronic dfseases and the diseases 5"f
women and children. Midwifery a flpecmlty Of
fice at her residence, lonr doers belon Liberty
Late of tho City of Para.
Dress and Cloak iffakins:, and
Cutting and Fitting, in the
JSTnss street, opjiositc the Congrega
"T OUIS HAGEX,
Squemoc(ilm street, not door to the
Cabinet lUalier and Ul?rtalfcx
tfcB- Will tako orders for all kii. - of E'r
FURNITURE, and repairing promptly anjJ
neatly done, at low prices.
CARPENTER AND J0!NERr
AND GENERAL JOBBER.
5y"ITouse3 built to order, and satisfaction
B. B- Franklin,
UNDERTAKER AND CABINET MAKER.
Squemocqha street, next door to Astoiian
Tbuildir.g, Astoria, Oregon.
B55.A11 work done in a skillful manner, on
short notico and at reasonable prices.
STOVES and TINWARE,
JOBBING PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.
SHOP On Sriucmocfjha stieet, betweca
Main and Cass stroets, Astoria. Uregon.
JSEW TAIX.OII SIlOl.
Benton street, (opposite the Ciuton Ilottse)
Gents suits made to order in latest stvlea
and warranted to fit.
""Clothes cleaned and repaiied.
WATCH MAKER AND
HAS JUST RECEHTED A FINE As
sortment of Jewelry of tho latest style,
also a fino assortment of Gold and Silver
Watches, which will bo sold-at lore?t pr!ccs
and warranted from two to ten years.
B"Farticular attention paid to repairing
(Successor to Varwig ic Burked
Plnmlier, Gas anil Steai Fitter
AND DKALKR IS
IRON AND BRASS GOODS.
Also Agent for W. C. Wilco.x
Flavel's Warehouse, Astoria.
K. G. SMITH.
Cor. of Main and Chenamus streot.
Doalcr in the choices brands of
CIGARS AND TOBACCO,
And all kinds of smokers articles. Has juss
received a now supply of
GENUINE MEERSCHAUM PIPES.
Direct from Vienna, Wostonholm's and other
brands of cutlory always on hand. 7-lli-dtf
Holladay's Wharf, Main Street. Astoria, Ogn.
BREAD, CAKES, PIES,
7mXL BESERED TO PATRONS
V V of the Oregon Bakery of which C.
Binder deceased, was proprietor, tho same as
usual, by Mrs. CHARLES BINDER.
First Class Baker employed, and perfect
satisfaction guaranteed! All orders, large or
small, promptly filled on short notice. Pat
ronage 01 iuq puoncisrespucuiuiy auiiuiitu.
MRS. CHAS. BINDER.
Hot, Cold, Shower.
Occident Hotel Shaving Saloon.
2"Special attenties paid to LADIES' and
CHILDREN'S HAIR CUTTING
O" Private Entrance for Ladjws"
200 DOORS ;
WHICH WILL BE SOID AS LOV AS
ANY HOUSE IN OREUO.
BAIN k FERGUSON,
NOT AIZ. to
send for onr New
A cauuogne. it con
v tains valuable Infor
mation for every
plating the pur
chase of any article
frti npTJuinftl. famllT
Sricultural use. Free t asr Acidress. -JKOKTGOMERY
WABD A CO.,
V Original Grange Supply House, -
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