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Vstoria, Oregon, Sunday Morning, September 30, 1877.
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To City Subscribers.
Thore are such frequent change5 in the resi
dence of our city patrons that we shall feel
ublired to any who make such changes if they
will roport the :uuo to thi-ofJice. Uthenviso
we hall not be responsible for failures of the
earner to deliver tho paper promptly and
rcmlarly to them.
Noi:tiiwai:i IoiM. The Light
house steamer .ShubricK '.sailed for the
north yesterday from this )ort.
2OT.r,LKj. Several notable persons
tire registered at the Occident. Mine
Iiftsts Metier & Wright understand how
to make them feel at home.
Cattle Shipment. The Pacific
Coat .Steamship company's steamer
.inula Cruz carrier away a ear.no of Ore
gon beef cattle for the San Francisco
Stkam Fini: Exeixi: Tin at.. The
new steam fire engine which hxs just
leeii added to the Astoria fire depart
ment, was playing lively nearly all day
yesterday. She is being pul in fine
working order by an engineer from the
department of Portland.
Cod Fish i.v Dn.K.-The. British
schooner Pato arrived from the cod-fish
"kinks of the north yesterday with 2:5.000
iine cod-fish on board, under sealed
thatches. This is a valuable cargo, and
Astoria is the place to take them out and
prepare them for the markets, cither by
drying or canning.
Taxes Easy. If everybody had kept
their county orders, to pay taxes would
le an easy matter, but a county order
merchant has bought them all up at a
!icounr. The obliging clerk, Col. 11. It.
Speddeai, had his hands full issuing or
dcrs for some time after the county com
missioners went home.
Ix Victoria. We are informed that
Col. JoIhi Adair is in Victoria, expected
home soon. Mr. S. 1). Adair, who has
been engaged at the New Westminster
tannery for several months past, where
lie has a valuable interest, will also he
at his home in Astoria in time to enjoy
the holiday season, now so rapidly ap
proacliing. KEMAKiv-able. Yesterday a lady cus
tomer at J. W. Gearhart's store remarked
that a man who carried such a fine stock
of crockery, and glass ware, ought to be
a married man. The county treasurer
smiled as he replied that "perhaps if he
was a married man he would if t be able
to keep such a fine stock."
Periodicals. The magazines at
hand for October, (Harper's always
good; St Nicholas, interesting alike to
the old and the young; and Scrihncfs
which is becoming one of the standards)
all seem to be more than usually inter
esting to us,it or is because times are ge.
ting so dull that we have more leisure
for the perusal of books, that make them
seem so companionable? We believe
they are really better than of old.
Close Economy. People who do not
keep shingles stored in a locality popu
lar for loafing, know nothing about the
expense attending the supply of the ar
my of whittlers. To prevent the des
truction of bunches by the jack-knife
brigade, we observe that the owner of a
Jot near the house of steam fin1 engine
No. 3, on Capt. Flavel's dock has care
fully laid a nice shingle loosely on the
top of the bunches, marked '-'this is for
whitters; spare the tin straps on the
Oregon Goods. While in Portland
last week we paid the Brownsville
Woolen factory company's depot a call,
oiii First street, near the Central Market.
We found Bro. David Dalgleish up to
his eyes m the finest fabrics made of
'wools in this or any other country. If
you want the very best of family blanket
take none but Brownsville goods, and if
your dealer does not keep them tell him
to send for a few samples such as the
extra size, bound, and No. I extra family
blanket. Support home manufacturers
ivhcn you can,
Ex-president Grant lias returned
Germany lias slightly advanced
the price of silver.
The President's message will be
short and to the point.
The loses by the fire at Providence
amounted to 500,000.
The yellow tever prevalent at Vera
Cruz is of a most violent type.
A "prominent" Chicago banker,
C L. Woodman goes through bank
ruptcy for 100,000.
Other persons beside Pinney have
been indicted by the U. S. grand jury
in San Francisco.
The position of the Russians in
Turkey is no better than previously
reported. Serious defeats are reported
The "captured" train robbers have
been identified. One of them was a
cattle dealer named Collins from
Heavy forgeries of a sloper named
I. Pt. Cooper are reported in San
Francisco. lie was employed by J.
P. Tread welL His furniture and hor
ses have been attached.
Smr-MASTEifs Pi:adixo Poom. Mr
Peter Wilhelni has permanently fitted
up a ship-master's reading room in con
nection with the Gem saloon in Astoria
The latest .-.hipping papers and home
ward and outward bound shipping lists
are kept on file. Call and see him.
Xew Collector. The new collector
of customs for the Sitka district has ar
rived on the coast. If we are not greatly
mistaken he will want to return home
before he takes charge of that position.
Our friend Harvey is yet in Sitka at
tending to the affairs of this dear democratic-republican
government, but with
out the power to protect his own life
from scurvy Indians, while Maj. Berry,
the late incumbent, rests upon his dying
bed in a British hospital at Victoria.
Verily Alaska is a curse to Uncle Sam.
as the purchase has been mismanaged
by the departments in "Washington.
Whooping Cough. It is some years
since Letzerich affirmed that whooping
cough was due to a special fungus. The
assertion has been lately confirmed by
the researches of Tschamer. In the spit
tle of children who are suffering from
the cough, there are little corpuscles,
about the size of a pin's head, of a white
or yellowish color, which pass through
a series of characteristic changes, and
which seem to be identical with fungi
which are found on the peel of orange
apples and some other fruit-. By inoc
ulating rabbits with these fruit fungi,
and by causing men to inhale thein.
Tschamer produced convulsive coughs
of many days duration, with all the
characteristics of whooping cough.
Burning Garuage The process of
cremation. says the American Architect,
suggests a means to solve the serious
question, what shall be done witli the
street refuse and garbage. An analysis
of collection-5 from thirteen representa
tive districts give the following average
results: Water. :j.o:2 per cent.: nitro
gen, 0.:K) per cent. : combustible mate
rial, 28.-t.4 per cent.; incombustible ma
terial, tiSJiU per cent. Prof. Chandler,
President of the Board of Health, sug
gests a system of garbage cremation in
furnaces similar to those in the manu
facture of shell-lime. It is said that 200
tons of refuse and garbage can be crema
ted and rendered innocuous in 24 hours.
Such a system would involve le.ss cost
than conveying it to deep water, and be
far more consistent with the demands of
civilization and public safety.
The Uses of the Lemon. Few peo
ple know the value of lemon juice. A
piece of lemon bound on a corn will
cure it in a few days; it should be renew
ed night and morning. A free use of
lemon juice and sugar will alwajs re
lieve a cough. Most people feel poorly
in the spring; but if they would eat a
lemon before breakfast every day for a
week, with or without sugar, as they
like, they would find it better than any
medicine. Lemon juiceused according
to this recipe will sometimes cure con cen con
sumpteon: Put a dozen lemons into
cold water and slowly bring to a boil ;
boil slowly until the lemons are soft, but
not too soft, then squeeze until all the
juice is extracted: add sugar to your
taste, and drink. In this way use a doz
en lemons a day. If they cause pain, or
loosen the bowels too much, lessen the
quantity and use only five or six a day un
til you are better, and then bejrin again
with a dozen a day. After using 'live or six
dozen.the patient will begin to gain flesh
and enjoy food, Holdon to the lemons,
and still use them very freely several
avs thou shalt Iabo
ou shalt no to Cornart'.
Sundav reading's and
? of his Bouquets yoi ca
n Sunday s.
..Larue assortment of Autograph
and Photograph albums, as well as a fine
assortment of Papetene, just received at
Adler's lx)ok store.
"Another Humbug." '"The Dance
of Life." '-That Wife of Mine." and
"That Husband of Mine." novv in press:
be received in a few days at Adler's,
next to the White House.
The latent styles of menr hats can
be found at Hamburger's.
Cashmere, silks, empress cloths.
Tami&e cloths. alpacas; all latpst shades,
with fringe and buttons tcUnatch, at
The largest and latest styles of
dress goods and waterproofs can only be
found at B. Hamburger's. Ppn't fail to
inspect them and depend upon it. prices
extremely low. See advertisement.
We have received an immense and
nice assortment of ladies' and child's
knit cloak., saques. nubias, hoods, nice
goods and cheap at Ilalnbrrrger's. Main
.street, above Chenanius. See advertise
ment. Persons requiring furnished rooms
can be accommodated at Mrs. Munson's
new lodging house.
Mrs. II. A. Derby has just received
some new trimmed hats by the last
Miss Brown intends opening a
private school at Arrigoni's hotel 1st of
October. Will also give lessons in music.
Terms. ,j0 cents per week, music 35 per
A full stock of the finest Parlor
Stove and Heaters, for wood or coal,
will be .sold cheaper than the cheapest
by Jaekins & II awes.
Board and lodging by the day or
week at the Astoria Beer Hall. Main
street, Astoria. Peter Daviscourf, pro
prietor. Persons wishing the services of
Dr. J. Welch, Dentist, will bear in mind
that busine-s will necessitate Jiis tempo
rary absence from the city for a time af
ter a few days.
Have you .seen the Bisinarc stove ?
Mo ? Then call at once to-day, upon L.
P. Pitchman & Co.
...Fresh oyster in every style at
The "Sunny Hearth'' is what you
want for your private office. Call on L.
P. Piichman & Co. and see it. Beautiful
First-class billiard table for sale,
cheap for c.a.sii. Inquire at the Occident
hotel, Astoria. l -'--
Mrs. Dr. Burr. Homeopathic phy
sician, has removed to'her new residence
four doors from Libert hall.
Dr. B. IX. Freeland has located per
manently in A.storia for the practice of
dentistry. Office in Sinister s building,
on Cas street, next door to The Asto
Perfection Stonewall Whisky,
hand-made sour nmsh ; Snow-hill Whis
ky, fire cooper sweet mash: acknowl
edged from its refined taste and delicacy
of flavor to be buvond comparison the
best in this country, sold at tne Astoria
Liquor store by II. Marx & Co.. V, ater
??dPhotographs! The latest styles
taken at Shuster's new gallery, Cass, at.,
next to tlie Astorian olnee.
JSrSTSan Francisco beer, Steilacoom
beer, Astoria beer, bottled beer a.,d En
glish porter at the Chicago lfou-se. Main
sticet, Astoria. N. Wyman, proprietor.
r-ii" For clean towels, sharp razors,
and an easy shave, go to Gillespie at Par
ker House Baths. Hair cutting, sham
pooning, and dyeing.
ESTLittle Van has- reestablished
himself at the old corner, refreshed by his
lute journey to the Atlantic states, and
will a formerly attend to all ordeta in In
line a general jobber.
For Glassware, Crockery. To'wder and
Shot, Gun Wads, Percussion Caps. in
fact everything that, is useittl" as well as
ornamental, go to .1. W. Gearhart, who
sells cheap for ea-sh. Goods delivered
free of charge.
Canary Birds. for sale
pie's, Parker house bath.
Direct to Astoria. Mr. M. Wise
informs the ladies and gentlemen of Av
toria and vicing that he ha opened his?
store with a nice assorted stock ot good,
which he proposes to soil at bed-rock pri
ces for cash. Remember the place, oppo
site It. F. Cautield'h Dmis Store.
jPSf-It is too late in the day to arue
to intelligent business men the piopriutv
and necessity of advertising themselve.
The fact is too well organized now that
only those houses which advertise judi
ciously prosper, ond only thoc pull
through the hard time.- successfully which
keop their names and ware constant!'
before the public eye. The experience of
every intelligent and educate I business
man is clear upion this point, and hence
the columns of a newspaper, especially
in what are called "dull t.mes," will yive
the roster of the busings r.wa of a pTace
who may be relied upon as intelligent,
prudent and enterprising. Only those
who understand the art of advertising
(and it is an art), know that the effective
mode is to keep the public constantly and
stendily apprised of what thoy have for
get xAu 1A
We owe Mrs. Dunniway an apology
for not sooner acknowledging receipt
of her most excllent book "David and
Anna Matson," which is very interest
ing, nicely printed, and besides its
usefulness, would be an ornament upon
any lady's table. "We copy from the
preparatory remarks to readers
"When Tennyson awoke the "Nine,
And bade them sing around the shrine
Ilebuikled in the sylvan bowers,
"Whence Helicon all grandly towers,
And sent them forth to chant a lay,
Whose plaintive strains shall live for aye,
Their echoes answering to the core
Of human hearts, a million score,
I little recked that I should dare
To climb the trackless realms of air,
Anil risk great Clio's classic ire,
Or, trembling, touch proud Erato's lyre.
Presumptuous dreamer, vain, am I,
To dare attempt rarnasus' heights,
My Pegasus untrained and shy,
My Muse unnerved to lofty nights ;
But there be hearts that choose to sing,
Albeit their lays are lowly ones,
That only to their authors bring
Compassion from Fame's favored sons,
I've penned my sad and simple song,
And to my Muse lend heart and ear,
Because I deprecate a wrung
That serves those whose hearts are dear
Rich unto each ; whose lives are one,
Though far apart their channels run.
If I but rouse the reader's heart,
To vibrate to Compassion's dart,
Or start a sypathetic tear,
Prom eyes w here Love hath banished Fear,
Or cast onn ray of light, serene.
Athwart one path where sorrows keen
So long o'er Hopes-deferred have brooded
That earthly joys are all corroded,
I care not who shall blame or praise.
Or who shall claim the wreath and bays.
A. S. D.
Portland, Oregon, Nov. l, 1876.
In "The New Penelope," Mrs.
Frances Fuller Victor, always a favor
ite with Oregon readers, has presented
a very pretty and a very interesting
book. It is seldom that we are capti
vated by a story book, but Ave must
confess that last week Mrs. Victor
turned us out pf the customary groove,
and we have enjo3'ed several hours of
genuine delight in perusing the pages
of her new book. In order to give
readers a better understanding of
what this holiday present is made up,
we publish the table of contents entire,
with the xreaceJ as follows. Mrs.
"This collection consists of sketches
of Pacific coast life, most of which have
appeared from time to tim in the Over
kind Monthly and other western maga
zines. If they have a merit, it it. because
thev picture scenes and characters hav
ing'the charm of newness and original
itv, such as belong to border life.
"'The poems embraced in the collect
ion have been written at all period of
mv life, and therefore cannot be called
peculiarly western. But they embody
ieelings and emotions common to all
hearts, east or west ; and as such. I ded
icate them to mv friends on the Pacific
coast, but most especially in Oregon."
The New Penelope
A Curious Interview
Mr. Ela's Story
On the Sands
An Old Fool
How .Jack Hastings Sold his Mine
What thej told me at Wilson's Bar. 107
Miss Jorgensen 212
Sam .Rice's Romance 231
A Pagan Reverie
Passing by Helicon
Lost at 3ea
'Twas June, not I ; -
Lines to a Lump of Virgin bold. . . .
To Mrs. - .
Moonlight Memories f.
Verses for M
A Summer Day
lie and She
O, Wild November Wind
Bv the Sea
Poik Coimty Hills
A LitMe Bird that Everyone Knows.
ALrie of Life
From an Unpublished Poem
What the Sea Said to Me
1)6 von Hear the Women Praying..
Our Life is Two-Did
I Oaly Wished :o Know
Lines Written in an Album
The Poet's Ministers
Sunset at the Mouth of the Columbia
The Passing of the Year,
Two miners, J. H. Ritchie and W.
F. Zambro, while crossing one of the
California Water company's flumes on
the new South Fork ditch, two weeks
ago, saw an enormous bear in an angle
of the flume, walking on the foot board
and coming toward them. Zambro
had a two-barreled shot gun loaded
with buckshot, and two dog3 were be
hind them. A fight was inevitable.
The bear came on his hind legs toward
Kitchie, and when the man was almost
within the brute's hug Zambro fired
and knocked the animal off the flume,
Hitchie jumped off and, picking up a
piece of scantling, began to pound his
bearship on the head. A back blow
of the scantling brained one of the
dogs which had come to Ritchie's aid.
Then the bear, only slightly wounded,
gave Ritchie a rough and tumble fight,
although harras3ed by the remaining
dog. Meanwhile Zambro had man
aged to climb into a tree, carrying his
gun. He fired the remaining barrel,
missed the bear, narrowly missed
Ritchie, and killed the dog. Seeing
his critical situation, Ritchie got out
of the bear's embraces and by a des
perate efibrt pushed the animal over a
bluff forty feet high. The fall killed
the animal. When dressed it weighed
784 pounds. Through the right ear
was a bullet hole made by some hun
ter. Ritchie lost coat, vest, panta
loos, shirts, and mosic of his hair.
First Co.vckkg.vtioxai. Church. Hev. F.
Cranjc, serviuos at 11 a. m., and iy v. m.
Sunday school after morning services. Scata
First Prkspyteri x Church. Organized May
5tn, lbit. Supply exnected from the Beard
of Domestic Missions. Sunday school evory .
Sunday at one o'clock i. M., at uppor As
toria school house.
Grace (Episcopal) Church. Itov. T. A. Hy
land, Hector. Services at 11 a. m., and 1
p. m. Sunday school at U o'clock a. m.
Chapel ok the Holt Innocents. Services
(upper Astoria) alternate Sundays, at 3
o'clock p. m.. by tho Itov. T. A. llyland.
Sunday school every Sunday atO o'clock a.m.
Star of the Sea Church. Rev. Father
Mack on Pastor. Services at 11 o'clock a. m.
Sunday school at 3 o'clock p. m.
First Baptist Church.- Rev. J. G. Burchett,
Pastor. Services at 11 a. m and 7t v. a.
In the new church on Astor street. Sun
day School immediately aftor morning ser
vices. Methodist Services. Rev. F. Elliot, Metho
dist ministor, will preach in tho Congrega
tional church Snndiy evening Sept. 2dd, at
half-past seven o'clock.
Fkiknus op Progress, A Freo Conference
meeting will be hold by tho society every
Sunday evening at 1 o'clock p. m. A 11 are
Progressive Lyckum. Children's Lvceum
held at Liberty ha!! at 2 o'clock p. m.,"under
the auspices of the Society of Friends of
Progress. .1. Korter, conductor.
The people of Oresron are not burned up
four months in hummer and rrozen or
noured in six months in winter, nor mil
lions of property wept away in a night by
overwhelming floods and devastating hur
ricanes, as they frequently are in the
eastern and western states of the union.
They do not live in fear of being carried
to untimely graves in hundred by the
summer fevers that prevail in the South
ern states, nor of hemp overwhelmed by
earthquakes that visit California pvery
two or three yeurs, nor yet by it? floods
evory filth or tenth year, not dried up by
its drouth evory third or fourth year.
The summer diseases so destructive to
human life among children in the Atlantic
states are almost unknown in Oregon.
Oregon offers great attractions t. those
in .-earch of new homes, to-wit: Healthy
and attractive diversity of surface. Grand
-cenery and mild climate. No excessive
cold or heat. Average temperature, sum
mer, o7, winter 39. Thunder-storms
very rare, hurricanes- unknown. Death
rate lower in Oregon than In any other
State, east or we-t. Soil of unsurpassed
fertility, especially suited to cereals, fruits,
flax, hops, and hay. No failure of crop3
in Oregon for thirtj years from any cau.-e.
No droughts, as in California. Great
abundance of the finest fruit. Slock-raia-ing
very profitable. As a farming country
Oregon is not surpassed by any part of
The love of life, the desire for health
and passion for wealth, are thn-e of the
strongest laws that operate in the breast
ol the human family. "Wherever life enn
be most prolonged, health best secured,
and wealth mnt easily acquiied, then the
tide of emigration and population is as
sure to flow as the nei-die points to tho
north pole. It is the erowinp knotr'.dcfft
; that all thic is true of Oregon that it? cau-
:iig it to attract co much puuuc attention
and draw -o many farmers, emigrant?,
tourist and capitalists to come and enjoy
and pro lit by them.
The Pities of Wheat. Wheat
i ought to be one dollar and fifty cent? per
ouKhei ail over the Watlamet alley.
San Fraxu'isco pays from 32 to $2 lt per
cental. A cental of wheat is a bushel
U.V.U. tVO-thirri; nf nnshol T.Vt.if
afloat at Astoria is always worth a
. m::eh ai wheat atiea: at San FrancLeu.