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D. G. IRELAND Editor.
THURSDAY Nov. 1. 1877
It is Singular.
The San Francisco Bulletin thinks
"it is singular that Oregon makes no
prominent figure in the dairying busi
ness." This statement is made in an
other column of our paper to-day. It
is singular. We have before us a
cheese that was made on the jfyrion
county dairying farm of Mr. Henry
A. Ankeny, which is proof positive of
the.fact that Oregon has the farms, the
men, and everything that tends to pro
duce the very best articles in the dai
rying business, but as has been fre
quently urged -when our farmers wish
ed to sell their wheat, oats, barley,
etc. , at the top notch, the cry is raised
that farmers must not turn specula
tors. They have no right, says the
wheat ring, to demand more for their
wheat than we are willing to pay
them for it. So we may say with re
spect to the dairying business. Dealers
refusing to pay Mr. Ankeny what his
products are in fact worth in the mar
kets, prevents IVIr. Ankeny from mak
ing a prominent figure in his business
perhaps. The whole system of trade
is wrong in Oregon, and as managed
prevents many of our most energetic
citizens from making any prominent
figure m business. It is so with wool;
it is the same with leather; lumber,
fruit, grain, and everything that is
produced here. The climate and re
sources of Oregon are abundantly
able to stand a comparison of produc-
tions with California to-day in even i
the minutest details of trade, but
there is a something back of this which
prevents any in this state, except the
leading operators (not the producers),
from making any prominent figure in
business. "We refer with sadness to
the experiences of Sir. Thomas Cross
in the beef business, alluded to in the
same article from the Bulletin to which
these remarks apply. There was an
opportunity for Oregon to figure large
ly in the beef business, and California j
conceded to Oregon the justness of this
prominence, when her Pacific Mail
Steamship company purchased all their
supplies of Sir. Cross. But how was
Mr. Cross suppressed? The history of
his experience is well known. "We
have before this explained it, and
tracing his failure to a leading com
mercial firm in Portland we can
safely point to that same city jis the
cause for failures in numerous other
branches of Oregon's local industry, to
make a prominent figure in business.
The Bulletin is advised that it is not
because of Oregon's climate, nor any
one of her natural resources, particu
larly of the betf, dairying, or the
leather interests, that prevents promi
nence, but to the niggardly system of
carrying on commercial transactions
here. But, as the Bulletin remarks:
"This great state has entered upon a
new career of prosperity," and the
dawning of a new era in business is
Ingalls of Kansas has introduced in
the United States senate a bill provid
ing for the granting of the elective
franchise to Indians. The text of the
proposed act will be interesting read
ing matter. Indians, in several states,
now vote. In the New England
states, in New York and in Kansas
itself they are, if taxed, entitled to the
franchise. An all-important members
of the Lecompton convention of 1857
was a full-blooded Shawnee; a tool, to
be sure, but a voter nevertheless. The
Shawnees and Wyandottes were then
either half-breeds or quarter-breeds,
almost to a man, and voted when
taxed. The Sacs and Poxes, on the
Nemaha reservation, remained what
they were mider Black Hawk and
Tecumseh; and so almost entirely did
the Osages. But the Osages cultivated
the soil, while the Sacs and Poxes did
not Since then the Osages and whites
have extensively iafcermarried; the
fertile reservation occupied byihern
lias been surveyed, Into quarter sec
tions; and. the uiaJe' progsny na
some of them, and otter wfflrtfteBB J
I I Ml llMf'HWl II IIMBBMB
without the operation of the" Ingalls
The Indian territory lies south and
southeast of Kansas. There some of
the most savage and warlike tribes of
the continent in the early part of the
century the Creeks, Choctaws,Chicka-
saws and Seminoles have become
civilized; hase an intelligent form of
government chosen on the elective
principle; written constitutions; a Ju
diciary, with a Supreme court; schools,
churches, and trial by jury. They
raise the cereals, cotton, etc.; send
droves of horses, cattle and sheep to
market; live in good houses, have
miles of well-kept highways. If such
as these, with the old terrors of the
bloody grounds of Kentucky and Ohio,
can take to the industrial life of the
white man, why not the recently sub
dued of Montana, Idaho and Oregon?
General Crook thinks that the country
has seen the last Indian war. If it
has, a congressional enactment touch
ing the subject sugcested by the title
of Ingalls' bill, would be equally judi
cious, timely and humane.
Article xiv., section 2, of the con
Representatives shall be apportioned
counting the whole number
of persons in each State, excluding
Indians not taxed.
Article xv., section 1, says:
The right of citizens of the United
States to vote shall not be denied
on account of race, color, etc.
The text of the Ingalls bill, as we
have said, will be of interest to the
Postal Savings Bank.
The project of transforming the
Post-office department into a grand
savings bank is seriously entertained
in some quarters in "Washington city.
The wide sweep of failure in this class
of institutions, and the immense losses
inflicted on the laboring lasses consti
one of the most
discontent among those
The government is expectecu
to take the place of the savings ban
by providing bonds at a low rate of in
terest redeemable on demand, and the
postmasters tliroughout the country
are to be the medium through whom
such investments are to be made.
The amount of deposits in this coun
try is estimated by reliable commer
cial authority as high as $1,500,000,000
or L three-fourths of the national debt.
There are about $S00,000, 000 in C per
cent, securities which tlie government
can thus replace with bonds at less
than 4z per cent., thus saving over
10,000,000 per annum in interest.
This, of course, would horrify the old
Jeflersonian theorists, but very dif
ferent ideas of governmental functions
prevail now from those of 179S. The
old issues are silently disappearing
and new ones are taking their places.
But is is rather steep to expect that
the government will suddenly appro
priate such an enormous share of
what has hitherto been private busi
ness. It will necessitate a large in
crease in the clerical force of the
Post-office department, but it will
throw out of business a very large
number now employed .by the savings
We are glad to hear that the Pres
ident is gradually coming to a better
understanding "with the .Republican
party. The understanding could not
well be worse.
It is announced that the death of
Senator Morton may be expected at
any moment. He is gradually sinking.
He no longer takes an interest in
things going on about him. Experi
ences no violent paroxysms but grows
1 1W"" "eaKe1,
d Commissoners ap-
. 'zn ami ' loas
ages caused by the
i neuninus streets.
(I Vvl Jfnim: and
1877f and that we
shall meet at the
and where all parti
Astoria, 0n2, 1877-" lll-td
The Roard standfrWumrncd to meet at the
same place on Jflrednesdnv, the 31st day of
October, lS77ai ten ociock a. m
C. A. 3IcGUIIlE.
Astoria, Oct 24, 1877.
The Board Stands adjourned to meet at the
same place on "Wednesday, the 7th day of
November, 1877, at ten o'clock a. m.
., a A. McGUIRE,
- -.r. A. MONTGOMERY.
AfitOtiA, Oct. 31, 1$77.
MZidRf enel ntrnu d:fn
JciinCHu. c scomiv xnu
Croceffi li vii ifiidJirblJl
fii rLKsNuKucl iAm!ur..aMl
Iff Jf Oc tober.il. D.
mted States Mails and
p & Co's Express.
Passage at Reduced
Will leave W. T. fc L. Co.'s dock Astoria for
above port on
SUNDAY, November 4 1877.
At U o'clock, A. M.
For Freight or Passage, apply at tho office of
tho W. T. Jc Locks company.
C. P. UPSHUR, Agent
ast Steamship Co-
fraud sco Direct.
Astoria for San
SUND A Y, Novoraber 4,1877,
At G oclock A. m.
For freight or passago apply to
J. G. HUSTLER,
lug house situated on corner of
r particulars call on
Opposite Parker House.
r Hoios'e Hotel,
Iain and Concomly strcots.
iw nnu now l
laarks. nvru. vecomount
timcJfTrourSl 'Si to S2o0 per
StcTimers and sail boats lcitr'e jhe wharves
and slips near tho Hotel, daifc lir Port Ste
vens, Fort Canhy, SkipanonFrt Clatsop
Sen Side, Ocean Reach, Knappton, Chinook,
Unity, Oystcrvillo and other places of resort
in this vicinity.
i?6" There aro now five largo salmon can
neries in Astoria, which employ over 13)0 per
sons in tho various branches of tho business.
making Astoria as itnow is, a point of interest
UdYtsiUJTFrrmienendentofits cool m vitro ratine
JIot, Uoiu, bliower, bathsajj
bleam and k
Occident Hotel Shaving Saloon.
NlKDEKAUEU .t UllLKXHAinft
o-55 Special attention
CHILDREN'S HAIR (
i pnid to LADIES' and
efor Ladics"ra "
tt-fV Privato Entrance
Fresh Fruit, Vegetables, Tobacco,
Corner of Maine and Smieumrqlui streets,
Z7 Receives regularly from steamers
everything in the fruit and vegetable line
fresli from the gardens and orchards of Cali
fornia and Oregon. Ilouekeepers will lind
just what they want at this store at lowest
AUCTION & COMMISSION
Office, on Main
street opposito Washingto
From 7 to 9 o'clock P. M.
Regular Sales Day,
Saturday, at 10 O'CIoclc A. 211.
Will purchase and sell real estate, merchan
dise, furniture, etc.
Consignments respecttuny solicited.
Diagrams and terms to De had on application
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1). S. WORSLEY
l Rlaek nalnut bed-room set;
top Maple bed-room set : l choice Library of
Rooks, 300 volumes, at Rrumser's new store
room, next door to I P. Richman & Co.'s.
B. S. AVORSELY, Auctioneer.
NEW GOODS, NEW GOODS.
Prices Lower Than Ever.
GEORGE W. CORNART,
Is constantly receiving the finest assortment
BLANK ROOKS. STATIONERY. OFFICE
FIXTURES AND NOTIONS.
ALL THE LATEST PUBLICATIONS
SHEET MUSIC AND MUSICAL
Agent for Sherman t Hyde's Pianos and
Organs sold on Installments.
ALSO FIXE IMPORTED AND DOMESTIC
CIGARS AND TOBACCO,
CONSTANTLY ON HAND.
North side of Chenamus street, between Cass
and Mam - - - astokia, Okeoox.
F. A. FISHER.
Wilson & Fisher
DEALERS IX "
HAY, FEED, GROCERIES,
I Wells, Ffri
jr For ban 5
f v dwel
Conul ami Oft
Ftfr furth J
jl Jftrim ni
1T1. ? ,XI1
ititlXflxt 1,c-f Un
tins to suit the
ft a v
Wharfage and Warehouse Storage.
Corner Chenamus and Hamilton Streets,
COMMERCIAL AND SHIPPING.
"Will leave for Tillamook.
iTcignt receiveu at Jnney
o w per ion. rassaw
Apply to AUIJ. C. KINN
Ilwaco Steam STav. Co.
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
THE ILWACO STEAM NAY.
"Will leave Astoria on
Mondays, Tnoday.s, Fridays fc Saturdays
At S.o0 A. M ., sharp, tor
Fort Stevens, Fort Canity, and Slwaco.
WINTEK HATES :
Fare to Fort Stevens- SOcts
" " Canby and Hwaeo 1 50
Connecting with L. A. Looniis' stages for Oys
tcrville. FOR TICKETS, TOWAGE, OR CHARTER,
Apply cither at the office of tho Company,
Gray's wharf, foot of Ronton street, or to the
Captain on board.
J. II. D. GRAY', Agent,
By order of tho President,
L. A. LOOMIS.
DRO"WN & McCABE,
STEVEDORES AND RIGGERS,
Portland and Astoria, Oregon.
3-On all bitefccss entrusW'to our
care, i-atisfaction guaranteed,-
G. FAIRFOWW& SOX,
Referjgpcrmission to Rogers. Meyers &Co,
Mien & Low is. Corbitt Ac Maclcay,
Ql IBSON, HAMILTON & BIGGINS.
Provision and General
Cor. Concomly and Benton streets.
ASTORIA, - - - - OREGON.
Successors to Capt. Geo. Flauel
Ship Oh mIryml
TO AAT ST f?T PA A T
rU Ui"UJJ' w
Builders' and General Hard-
SASH AND DOORS.
1ST jGl. X
Xj S ,
At llic 01lE.sablisIicl
Well Jmoifii Stand
For Port Townsend, Victoria, Nan
aimo, Fort Wrangle-and Sitka.
CIIAS. THORN .Bommandor.
ill leavo tho Orcpon Stearifehip Com
pany's Wharf at foot of F street, fonthe abovo
THURSDAY. Nov. 1. 18I.
At 3 o'clock, P. M.
For Froight or Passago apply at the ydico
of tho Company, corner of F and i ront streets.
GEO. W. WEIDLER. Asenl
THE STEAM TUG
m. B0CIIAU Master
Will attend to all kinds of Towing on tho Co
lumbia river and tr butnries.
tti-Ofiice in Portland at Corbitt & Macleay's
at Astoria, Gem iulot n. or on board.
For Passengers and Towage.
Tho Now Tag
RIP VAX 1YIXKXE,
W. H. Whitcomb Master.
Having nccommodations for passengers, and
capacity for first class towing, is ottered for
business to all point on tho Columbia river
and buy, at reasonable rates.
gFor particulArs apply to Allon & Lewis,
Portland, or to Trcnchard fc Upshur, Astoria,
or on board. b7tf
Astoria, Clatsop, Youngs River and
Until further notice tne
A. C.FISHER Master.
"Will leave Fisher's -wharf, foot of Hamilton
street. Astoria, dailv except Sundays,
N LANDING at 8 o'clock
in,, returning same day.
The SAM can be cliartered for freight or
towing to any part of the bay.
PBFor particulars apply on board.
WJ fe r v
s cannmy at
;t oo. i
- - "
AUCTIONEER and COMMISSION AGENT
CHEXAMUS ST. ASTORIA. OKKUOX.
Consignments respectfully solicited, hilb col
lected and returns promptly made.
Regular Sales Day. Saturday,
Refer by permission to
WARREN .fc McftFIHS
JIo.v. J. Q.A.JIOVLUY
A. VAX bUSEX,
C. lZOISKX. Auctioned-.
HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS.
Cor. Souemocqlia ami Lafa. etto Streets;.
ASTORIA, Oil EG ON.
mms house haying been
JL newly re-painted and furnished"?
throughout is now open to the arconmioAjd
tion ot the publie. gjr'
CSrThe house being in new hantwlio'.v
can guarantee satisfaction. jffr
ESoard and Iodiii per Dny...-iL.$I OO
Single .ilea! jr.. ZTtG
MRS. M. E. TURXEr-opnetrcss.
A. J. MEjGSSr, C. S. WRIGHT, .
Tholifoprietors aro happy to announce tha
thealrove Hotel has been
yrEPAINTED AND REFURNISHED
Adding greatly to
tho comfort of its guest?
IS NOW THE BEST HOTEL NORTH
OF SAN FRANCISCO.
SERVED IN EVERY STYLE AT
All kinds of French. German and American:
Candies constantly on hand, wholesale
and retail at the lowest cash price.
"Wedding cakes made to order on short notice.
The patronage of the public is respectfully
WATER STREET ROADWAY.
Opposito Oregon Steam Navigation Company's
Tho abovo now Restaurant will bo open
from and after to-morrow, Sunday. January
7th, 187d, 1). RUSAN1C1I A CO.
lap antjjarriap SIiop.
Squemocqha street, between Washington anil
HEXltY GAEiZiOU. Proprietor.
J5yRepalrins promptly attended to none,
but the best material used. All work war
ranted. n,Rlacksmithing and ship work promptly
attended to ,
Water Stroet Roadway,
Near Hume's Cunnery, Astoria, Oregon.
and all kinds
ing dono to or-
Ship & Engine "Work a Specialty.
ARNDT & FERCHEN,
BLACKSMITHS AND MACHINISTS
jpss- Foot of Washington Stroet, r-rr
4?, near Kinnejs'Fisherj. 9fSi
tf"y ASTORIA, OREGON.-is
HAVING SECURED A N ENGINE AND
Latho, and tho best of workmanship, wo
are now proparcd to do
ALL KIN DS OF CANNERY -WORK,
ENGINE AND STEAMBOAT
"WORK OP ANY DES
CRIPTION. KE Horse-shooing, repairing, and all kinds
of blacksraithing promptly attended to at rea
sonable rates. .
S. MERRILL & CO.,
Blacksmiths and Machinists.
Capt. ROGERS' OLD STAND
2s ear Express Uuico,
ASTORIA, - OREGON.
All work in our line, heavv or light, dono with
neatness and dispatch.
HORSESHOEING, AVAGON, AND
Earrn "Work a' Specialty.
WAVING SECURED THE SERVICES OF
JUL Mr. S. A. Gaines of Ky., an experienced
Fariicrof2o years in tho business,' and well
knorai to Astoria horsemen, wo nro prepared to
do shying in a manner to cure lameness or pre
vent itin horses entrusted to our cure.
-l work warranted and at reasonable
H. rIIL has removed his Tailor shop
to the German Flair saloon. Concomlv street.
between Man and Benton, opposite Astoria
XTOTICE is hcVrebv.
iven that on the'Cth
A. D., 187G, a leather
vas sent from Vstoria
JLi day of Xovetnbf
valise full of clotl
to Oysten-ille, "W.
There being no i
on at that place at
present and parti
liable to learn any
particulars of Iils
nits. Any person
able to furnish iif
n regarding him.
will please send thel
-tns valise contains ;
ARMY DISCHARGE, DATED AUG. 12, 1872.
"Which stated that he was a man 27 years
of age, 5 feet lYz Inches high, light complex
Ion, Dlue eves, brown hair and that he was
a sergeant in companv M 5th recimentof
cavalry. JOHN K. GOULTER.
OysteryiUe, "W.T, Oct. 25, 1877. 124-lm
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