The Daily Astorian. (Astoria, Or.) 1876-1883, November 06, 1877, Image 1

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Astoria, Oregon, Tuesday Morning, November '61877.
No. 131.
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Cci& Street.
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Free of Postage to Subscribers.
G7" Advertisements inserted by thoycar at
Che rate of SI ."VJ per 5'Ure per month.
Tr.iucicntndveitiin!;, by the day or week,
fifty cents per sijuare for e'ich insertion.
To City Subscribers.
There1 are such froiucnt changes in the resi
dence of our city patrons that wo shajl feel
obliced lo any who make such changes if they
will reKrt the same to thisoliice. Other wiso
we shall not bo rocpnniblo for failures of tho
-can ier to deliver tho paper piomptly and
roKulorly to them.
..Read J. Strauss new ''ad.'
The "Wonder arrived on Sunday
-with the Francis Thorpe halt laden from
he metropolis.
Everybody is rushing to J.Strauss
new grocery store.
Munson has a passion lor mailing
boats. But then, lie always makes a
.good one.
Yesterday was the dullest day we
-ever found in Astoria. It double-discounted
the 5th of November, 1872.
J. Stkavss sells the nicest, best,
ami cheapest goods in town.
The Ella will go to sea to-morrow
"perhaps, from Knappton. The Orient
cleared out on Saturday.
Fully J per cent, saved by buying
at J. Strauss new grocery store.
Ero. Calender, (an old-time print,
and a genial good fellow,as all old prints
arc), has the Ella, Tarn O'Shanter, Whis
tler, and Modoc, to load at Knappton.
J. Strauss will pay the highest
cash prices for fresh eggs and butter.
The Epenham did get backbefoie
.Christmas, and we've lost the cigars.
Well, we propose to charge it to A. M.
Simpsom & 35ro.
$2 40. You can buy the best coal
oil in patent faucet cans. atX Strauss'.
Something for laundrvs to look at
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J. Str vuss. I
A private note from Bev. Dr. Atkii -.vm
informs us that he expects to preach
at the Congregational church, in Astoria
on next Sabbath morning, 11 o'clock.and
evening 7 o'clock. All are invited to
Just jieceived fresh Berlin. Wis
consin, cultivated cranberries, at J.
J. B: Stephenson was presented by
Mrs. S., with a bouncing baby girl, at
their Lewis and Clarke settlement on
the 3d-. This is J. B.'s first webfoot
Mother aiid little one are doing well.
Salem patent baker's flour. Impe
rial. Magnolia and Albany .flour, very
-cheap for cash, at J. Strauss'.
Our affable friend J. B. Dexter, esc.,
has charge of the business of Messrs.
CardweH & Perkins, at the Parker
House saloon. Call and see J. B.. he is
just the one to make your visits agree
able. Sugar cured bacon at prices that
defy competition; also, Chicago sugar
-ured hams and breakfast bacon, the
best in the world, at J. Strauss.
Strauss will give half a pound
anore sugar for one dollar than any other
btore hi the city. All the same in coffee,
beans, peas, and rice as with sugar, at J.
She was girting in the comer resting
her fair hand on a convenient door knob
and he. was sitting near. The-stovc was
close at hand and doing its level best to
make it hot for them. He perspired and
suffered but demurred not for fear of in
censing the maternal who dearly loved
the champion heat producer of the age.
She sighed weariiy and said, ."111 fan
you," proceeded to do so by gently wag
ging the, door tin its hinges. Thetre
freshing -draft caused him to exclaim:
Oil ! "at'Jast youaresonithing to a dGor.
She gazed at hini frantically, gasped and
. tainted.
Chemical Olive soan. SO cents a box, atlMlt ai wult '" 1-- mm. jeiij. jam.
The Halton Castle is
Burrard inlet for "tfelbourn.
"Whoever ventured to brave the in
clement weather Sunday and attend
services at the Congregational church,
were amply rewarded by listening to
the sermons of llev. C. W. Bigg, and we
trust soon to have the pleasure of hear
ing him again.
They shove it down our teeth and
we can chaw on it, but it does no good.
Portland runs the telegraphic dispatches
in the interest of Portland. Is there a
man in Astoria with vim enough in him
to assert that Astoria has any legal ex
istence on the maps? "We want to see
that man to-day from i) a. m., till 4 p. l
-The firemen of Astoria have been
trying hard for the past five years to get
a good fire-alarm bell. It is well known
that the fog-bell at Cape Hancock light
is useless as a fog-bell, and inasmuch as
the government has a vast amount of
property at stake in Astoria, it seems to
us that some effort might be made to
transfer that bell to this city where it
may be made useful.
They were playing sinch. Jim
turned a queen. Jo. remarked, "If I
had that queen I'd like to play this hand
as a poker-hand.' Muggins, who held
four kings says, "take it up and make
our bets.' No sooner said than done,
and the antie was $." 00 at least
When j
it come to showing down Jo. held four
aces, and Muggins came around to us to
inquire what Jo. wanted of that queen.
"We do not keep an intelligence office.
A subscriber says : We got up at 4
o'clock yesterday morning, prepaied the
children's clothing, and wife's back-hair
for a move, looked at the underpinning
of our domicil, and quietly proceeded to
rTail the cow, as the storm passed over
without moving our residence,but it was
a close call. Whew! didn't it blow,
though! The master of the-Hazard
thought so; Capt.Al. Harris thought so;
we thought so ; ando did many others
about Astoria.
The hurricane which passed over
Astoria between three and four o'clock
yesterday morning struck the brig Haz
ard, lying at anchor off Clatsop spit, and
nearly throwing her on her beam ends
Capt Walker cut away his mainmast to
right the vessel, and prevent her from
stranding. She came up to port yester
day all right Capt Walker says the
damages will not amount to more than
$1,000. It was very thick and dark, at
the time, and the wind blew a perfect
A very large stock of can goods.
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nony tomatoes, conu beans, sugar peas.
oysters, corn beef, condensed milk, etc.,
at prices to suit the times at J. Strauss'.
The Brenham coukl'nt wait till she
got to Astoria for business, but hooked
onto a vessel for Knppton yesterday as
soon as she reached the Columbia river
I. Strauss has just received a
large lot of Aldcn dried apples, pears,
plums, blackberries, raspberries and
pitless cherries, which he will sell very
low, to make room for more which will
arrive on the steamer Chester.
Who is this infatuated fellow who
thinks that 10 p. m. is not too late to
make a call? We have heard of his be
ing about and are anxious to make his
acquaintance and post him up in regard
to the proper social etiquette of the day.
For 20 days only, 1 will sell crock
ery, lamps, glassware, table and poeket
cutlery at San Francisco wholesale
prices, in order to make room for one of
the largest and best selected stocks of the
same kind of goods now on the way
from Xew York, for J. Strauss, South
side of Chenamus street, Astoria, Oregon.
The Independent says there was
another oil agent in Forest Grove not
long since. He sold 1,000 gallons in
ihe place but the oil failed to .come in
consequence of the "demand being in
..ex-cess of the supply." Such Califor
nia swindlers should not be patronized.
Had oil declined in the meantime it
would have been shipped of course.
That is one sided way of doing busi
ness, but it is not quite so bad as pay
ing in advance, nevertheless it jif:ll
eniail a loss to the dealers.
There is a good market in Oregon for
agricultural products, owing to short
transportation to the Pacific Ocean, and
direct .exportation to all.phrte of 'the
.world. Itailroad fa"oilitie. SSavicabLe
Ijrivers.cludiiigthcreatColprabia. ,
cd at Cornart's. "My
latest book out.
other lot of that
sed by Hayes'
.4?.. Choice Havana cigars, 18.00 per
1.000 at B. Alexander & Co's.
Crockery sold at B. Alexander &
Co.s for the next 0 days at San Fran
cisco cost.
The best cooking and eating apples
and pears in the city are to be found at
Bozorth's, who also keeps a full slock of
fresh vegetables constantly on hand at
the lowest prices. Call and be convinced.
Kinne3's compressed corned beef
and Tillamook clams at retail at E. S.
Larsen's and Hickmott & Bailey's.
Mrs. Arrigoni is furnishing good
rooms with board at from 60 to $7' and
upwards per week, according to location.
Choice new sets of crockery, very
.unique and novel ; also the self-righting
"spittoon,'' that always keeps upright, received and selling at prices to
mi it the times, at I. W. Case's. - -
Board and lodging can be had at
Mrs. Munson's at reasonable rates.
You can always get fresh oysters
in every style ajul at all hours, day or
night, at tho Central Coffee Saloon, Con
comly street, between Benton and La
fayette. Thos. McFarland, proprietor.
Dry goods, millinery and notions
cheap for thirty days at the Bee Hive.
The Banee of Life, an answer to
the Dance of Death, at the Circulating
Dr. F. P. Hicks, dentist, rooms in
Dr. Welch's buildimr. on Snuemonha
street oilers his services to the public of
Peter Buney is still in the market
with all kinds of "building materials in
his. line. Has just received 100,000 lath,
2,000 bushels of sand, and a large stock
of first quality of brick at his warehouse
foot of Benton street.
...Stoves and fall goods for house
keepers in great variety at L. P. Bich
nian & Co's.
The "Dance of Life,' an answer
to the Dance of Death, bv Mrs. J. M.
Bowers. For sale at the Citv Book Store.
Board and lodging by the day or
week at the Astoria Beer Hall. Main
street, Astoria. Peter Daviscourt. pro
prietor. Single men feed like marrying
when they see the IdedaUion range at L.
P. itichinan & Co's.
...Fresh oysters in every style at
White wire goods in every style,
at L. P. Bichman & Co's.
Dr. B. 11. Freeland has located per
manently in Astoria for the practice of
dentistry. Office in Shuster's building,
on Cass street, next door to Tup: Asto
riax office.
XSr Photographs! The latest styles
taken at Shuster's new gallery, Cass st.,
next to the Astorian office.
$$ For clean towels, sharp razors,
and an easy shave, go lo Gillespie at Par
ker IIousk Haths. Hair cutting, sham
poouing, and dyeing.
After this date, com will be used for
change, and tickets dispensed with; all
drink's and cigars five and ten cents, at
the Chicago House, Main street, Astoria.
Astoria, Oct 3, 1S77.
For Glassware, Crockery, Powder and
Shot, Gun Wads, Percussion Caps, in
fact everything that is useful as well as
ornamental, go to J. W. Gearhart, who
sells cheap for cash. Goods delivered
free of charge.
Canary Birds. for sale at Gilles
ple's, Parker houe baths.
Sanp-M aster's Beading Boom. Mr.
Peter Wilhelm has permanently fitted
up a tfhip-master's reading room in con
nection with the Gem saloon in Astoria.
The latest shipping papers and home
ward and outward bound shipping lists
are kept on file. Telegraph office next
J. Strauss is fully prepared to sell
you the best of teas cheaper than you
have ever bought on this coast.
A Card.
To Ihc Public of Astoria.
2 that there is -.some reeling ex-
iinomr the voung-men of jjtstoiia
(l to not receiving an i
11 1 gave at the ope
4f m
Academy, in just
say. liiau iumv
single i
y -
received an iv
e in so doing "ros t
ed invitations Lad
School, and it-woiwl make the
arty moressociauie inasi uie.?iiave ueen
Hoping this explanation and apology
will be accepted by each and every
voung man in the city. .
Your obedient servant,
Gr.o. W. Corxart.
Eastern ORKCON-Thc Astorian is
doing more for the intercuts of Eastern
-Oregon than any other paper in the State.
,If j'ou have a friend or a relative in that
section of this countrjtVfcend him '
.-pfiron trial,
.Qrilv pne,.36ITar 'for our
ALaflist rtreiv
. JKrCoriarts TNi
'TmsAblntk ink,"'i
to tffcjty
fifo reeefc
wsoim o
Iirai the Subject of Salmon.
has been so much inter-
hibitedeii the fish question of
olumbia rrWr, we, as fishermen
residents of AXpria, conclude we
opinion on the
It appears that the members of the
Portland board of trade take upon
themselves the right to represent, not
only all the fishermen of the Columbia
river, but the whole population of the
state. They quite unceremonously step
in, draw up a bill, wherein they speci
fy and summarily execute and dictate
laws, rules, regulations, restrictions,
etc., in violation of which they have a
code of penalties attached. It is quite
refreshing to contemplate with what
zeal and energy those gentry jumped
at the conclusion that they could con
stitute themselves rulers and dictators
over a class of men, and a branch of
industry, over whom and which they
have no jurisdiction, and not the re
motest right to dictate terms or exer
cise their authority.
Selfishness is the prime motive
power which actuated them in this
matter, not a desire to benefit the peo
ple or the future of the state, (as they
would have ns believe), not much.
But from a sheer desire to eventually
monopolize the whole business to
themselves, and by false representa
tion, induce Congress to assist them m
the accomplishment of their deep laid
schemes; help ihem to build up for
tunes at the shortest possible notice at
the sacrifice of the interests of the
hardy toiling fishermen, who simply
aims to carve out a sustenance foe him
self and family, by a lawful and legiti
mate avocation.
With reference to drifts on the river.
The Portland board of trade and their
"committee of investigation" must be
sadly deficient in judgment or infor
mation on that point alone, which
goes far to prove how precious little
they know of anything connected with
fish or the fishing business, unless it
be to speculate in it, in the same
manner as with any other article of
merchandise. Outside of that they
absolutely know nothing. They have
a plank in their platform which advo
cates the limits of drifts, designating
two prominent points on the river
which should constitute the terminus
of the drifts, viz: Smith's point and
Scarborough hill, east and west.
Neither one of the points mentioned
extend over one mile and a half below
Astoria, in which immediate vicinity
several of the most extensive canning
and fishing establishments on the river
are located, and where hundreds of
the hardy and industrious fishermen
follow their legitimate avocations.
Should an passed to that effect,
prohibiting fishing below the points
mentioned, it would virtually abo.ish
the only means of support for fisher
men here forever, for the following
First. "With a freshet in the months
of May and June, and a current of ten
miles an hour, a fisherman would
scarce have time enough to get his net
out of the boat, to say nothing about
taking it in again, before he would be
swept past the limits.
Secondly. If he happened to get a
half dozen of drift snags into his net,
which would be apt to carry him ten
or fifteen miles down the river, (in
spite of all his exertions of trying to
clear himself), it would be a great con
solation to a man after narrowly es
caping with his life, in trying to save
the property of his own or that of his
employers, to come back and be com
pelled to pay a fine of one thousand
dollars and imprisonment at the dis
cretion of the courts.
The Portland salmon committee
must evidently be under the impres
sion that drifting with three hundred
fathom of net on the river, is some
thing like driving a horse and bjiggy
over the macadamized road, from the
the White house,
e door.
form those gentle
hing of an entirely
ii 1 would recom-
onondjie board and their
3ab presuming to
nes and reglations
me down nere to
ona anivjayand hsh with us for a
comue ot seasons, and we II instruct
them in the art of fishing and never
charge them one cent. The hundred
and ne obstacles and obstructions
that Ve have to contend with on the
river,SE have neither the inclination
jior the space here to write about.
.Reference was made on the same
bill (Sec. 2), respecting the size of
meshes. It is as. clear' as dayrlight,
that the board of trade, nor its commit
tee, understood the first principles of
,fche subject they tookunder ttfefrsiil
IjiniB consideration Any nan vc6n-
ana ajjuii up at tn
$ big lea.ytrrJQ
meV wiaLrt is som
lifiVfiW natjmj, ai
r m. 14,.r i.
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jnrnneuyv and. r
iVlisneDien"to so
versant with the business know3 that a
seine, built of eight and one quarter
inch, diagonally, could never catch a
salmon. Most likely the propagating
committee never seen a gill net nor a
seine, nor a salmon ever caught in
either of them. From the tone of
their whole bill, it strikes me very
forcibly that they are talking through
a mouth piece and I value their sub
lime authority for just what it is
worth. The Portland board of trade
and their committee had better con
fine themselves their own .atmosphere,
and their own natural element, loan
ing money, instead of interfering with
our business, as they don't seem to
know what they are speaking about.
The Columbia river fishermen re
quire neither the Portland board of
trade nor Prof. Stone's instructions on
the protection or propagation of salmon
or any other fish. Every fishery on
the river can construct a hatching
pond on their own premises if they
chose, without the assistance of any
professor. And neither the fish com
mittee nor any scientific fish commis
sioner need flatter themselves of ever
extorting any revenue from fishermen
in order to create a fat salaried posi
tion for some favorite friend who is of
no earthly use to any one, except to
produce an odd curiosity to amuse his
patrons and in turn trumpet his fame
over the country as a wonderful and
scientific man.
The gentleman who signed himself
an old fisher was evidently ashamed to
see his name in print. He, with his
superanuated ideas, reminds me of the
Arkanssa man who went home and
told his wife they would have to pull
up stakes and go west, because there
were n6ighbors within fifty miles of
them. Had "old fisher" been obliged
to contend against twelve hundred
boats and nets in '47, with his thirty
fathom seme, his chances would have
been equally as slim then as at the
present time; and if no one was to fish
next year but himself, with his little
thirty fathom seine, his chances would
be as good as they were tliirty years
All the restrictions "old fisher" rec
ommends in his article will not tend to
increase the number of fish on this
river in one single respect, nor will
gill net fishing decrease them. But as
the population of the country increas
es, so will fish on a river decrease, not
by catching them, for "there are as
many fish in the sea as ever were
caught," but the sewage and drainage
from towns, cities, factories and foun
dries, will eventually disturb the natu
ral state and condition of the spawn
ing grounds of the river bottoms,
which is unquestionably bound to act
upon the natural instincts of a fish in
the water, as does the settling and pop
ulating of new territory upon game
and the wild beasts of the forest. Ar
tificial hatching of fish is very plausi
ble in theory, but falls wide of the
mark in practice.
An ex-member of the Fishermen's
BeneficialAid Society. C. Y. M o. 242.
Spend Your "Money at Homc
The following are the most forcible ren-.
sons why you should spend your money at
1-t, It is your heme: yon cannot im
prove it much by taking it away to bpend
or invest.
2d, There i. n way of improving a place
so much as by encouraging good mer
chant."', eood schools and good people to
M'ttle among you, and this cannot be done
unless you spend your money at home.
3d, Spend your money at home for
there is where you generally get it. It is
your dut3r.
4, Spend your money at home because
wh:n it i necoi-nry forj'ou to get credit,
it is of your town merchant you have, to -.
get it, and they must wait for th money.
Thereioit, when you have the cash, spend
it at home.
f)th. Spend your money nt home. It
will make better rneieiiants of your mer
clmnLs: thev can and will keen better
assortment? and ell at lower rates than it'
the only busine.-s they win do is what is
credited out, while the money goea to
other places.
6th. Spend your money at home. Set
the example now. Buy your dry goods,
groceries, meats, md evcr.vthing at home,
and you will see a wondertnl change in a .
short time in the bu.-ines outlook of the .
place: therefore, deal v'.hh vvour houe..
7th, Spend j'ourrooaqyat r-qme. fhat
do you gain by going .off? .Count the
co.-t; see what you -coujd have done at
home by 'letting .vouivmerchants have the
cash. Strike a ;balance and see if you
would not have'been ju-t aa.well oil, besides
helping your merchants.
8th, Spend 3'our .money ofchome. Your
merchants are your neigjibois, your
friend; they stand 'by you in sielvness
are your associates. Withoutyour trade
they cannot keep your business. Wo
"stores, then no banks, no one' wanting to
!.buy?pmpt!rt3'to bottle omnnd Jiuildup
your place. . .
j .Any tVio'nd-'hofeQlsan.iritoVestan'tliopr0 '
paiHiyoi mis rogion. is auioonzea-io c w
Agent for-iis iaper,,ui procusBif.subcQt.