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About The Daily Astorian. (Astoria, Or.) 1876-1883 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 13, 1879)
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J23r-77ic Daily Astoria will he pent by
nt'tilatiriccrtte a mrtJth..Trcc of pontage. Read
v irh't ctnJcmtHafralMK-ncc fntm (he city can
hai'c Tiik Astoriax folbw Umn, Daily
Vt'RKMiY alii ion tn a.wu pfM-o&cr wilh
hit additional expense. Addrowcs may he
fttiintfetl as often n desxrod. Loavc orders at
ii- cnumtina room.
A new lot of full bound blank, and
receipt books, specially for use in cau
teries, at the City Book store.
Get vonr baskets filled for a little
money at Bailey'.s.
Fresh oysters in every style at
Schmeers'. See advertisement.
-A small house to let in a desirable
locality for residence.. Inquire at this
A stunningly beautiful selection
of valentines were opened at the City
Book store last week. Call around and
Capt. J. G. Hustler wishes to zi ve
everybody timely notice that if that
school tax Is not jvaid within a few days
costs will certainly follow.
Trenehard & Upshur have at their
afcore. samples of cedar net floats made
by Pixlew at Westport, and which will
be furnished in quantities to suit at
"A celebrated case7' Harvey W.
- -Satan rebuking sin Harvey W.
Scott and Bill Watkins.
Be in time to secure your masks.
They have arrived at Adler's.
Rapidly disappearing The Ore
gonian's influence, and the snow.
For Fresh Roll Butter, Cabbage,
Cauliflower, Oranges and Lemons go
to J. W. Gearharts.
We are informed that Mrs. Kelly
of Portland, has established in Shus
ters building for the purpose of open
ing a stock of millinery goods.
Mr. C. Linenweber, of the firm
of Bad llet & Co., senior partner of
ihe hemlock tannery, will leave for
San Francisco upon the out going
steamer Geo. W. Elder.
It is said that it is an ill wind
"that blows nobody good. Yesterday
was quite a windy day, but it blew but
few items for Thk Astorzah this
morning, of local import.
Cannerymen and business men
in. general will do well to examine
Adler's new stock of Blanlboote and
Stationery which he bought in the
East and offers at less than Portland
Mrs. Steers woiUd call attention
to her valentines, they are as pretty
and as cheap as any one could wish.
Am bound to close them all out, so
ume and see thein.before -buying else
The Ro'seburg Plaindealer of tho
8th says: "A coroner's jury sat upon
the remains of Nathaniel Allen on the
29th ult.," which seems to us to liare
been an ungentlemanly proceeding
for this age.
Coming home again, is Mr. S.
Danziger, who kept c popular -stand
for the sale of clothing in Pages build
ing last year. Tie nvill return to
Astoria next month, and occupy the
same old stand.
Business calls us to Shoalwater
bay on Saturday, and during our ab
sence we shall feel particularly obliged
to friends who may call upon Mr.
Woodworth with matters of general
i&formation "and faith he '11 print
People who receive 'their papers
through the carriers would do ex
ceedingly well by putting little boxes
with a covering, at their gates. It
would save them from the rain and
the pilferere gaze, from the jaws of
bird dogs and the high winds, which
sometimes carry them oil and casts
tho blame of not getting the paper on
the carrier, or your neighbor. Put up
a box at your gate, if it is only a cigar
A Harbor of liefago Pfcumd.
A friend who has been conversing
with Mr. Habersham, civil-engineer,
tells us that that gentleman has the
honor of having discovered the much
wished for Harbor of Refuge on our
coast. This harbor of Refuge is a
good and natural one, and hence it
may not please those who wish to see
a million dollars expended for that
object. This harbor is situated, it is
said, a few miles north of Cape Foul
weather, not far from Yaquina bay,
and is deep enough for any steamer
or ship that sai's on the Ocean, wit-i
good anchorage, etc. The entrance 's
one thousand feet wide and fifty feet
Seen. Further information we can
not now give, but a map of the
bor will probably appear in the
report of the Chief of Engineers.
next TVord Orniraents.
Thx Astocian is situated between
two fires, so to speak ; Portland Ore
gon and San Francisco California ;
which cornels us to keep supplied with
all The varied styles of type, and nov
elties and new desigiiE in the art. We
ha c done this from time to time, and
by so doing please our patrons ; ic is
for them we do it, and the latest beauty
added to our stock is the new series
of Word Ornaments, from the popu
lar house of Murder, Luse & Co., al
so the iatest style of cards from flie
house of Cunningham, Cnrtiss &
Welch, the finest grades of paper from
Blake, Bobbins & Co., an-d legal pa
per, blanks, etc., from A. L. Bancroft
& Co. Purchasing from the leading
firms of this country, and the east,
as we do, we are at all times able to
keep up with the demands of our pa-
Irons, whether we make a cent or not.
Call around, and Frank will be de
lighted to sho w you what he is able to
produce upon the steam presses now
employed in The Asteria: office.
The remarks of Gardner's monthly
upon the profit of forest culture, which
we trausfer to our columns t-dajT, are
not intended to have a local bearing
upon Astoria, but are given more for
the benefit of readers beyond the
mountains. We would glafily ex
change some of the magnificent for
est trees of Clatsop, Columbia and
Tillamook, for some of Che treeless
districts of Umatilla, Walla Walla,
Columbia, etc., but this is impossible.
We found the country as nature left
it and 2. grand and beautiful country
it is too, all of it; but to our friends
of Oregon and Washington, east of
the mountains, we commend the ex
ample of Mr. Fay and Prof. Sargeant.
juasi year we sent to xr. JMaiocK a
package of tree seed from South
America, which we hope and expect
will be found more favorable to "the
region bordering the upper Columbia,
than the trees referred to in tho article
Those extra valentines have ar
rived at Adler's. They are of all sorts,
and will be disposed of to order.
Messrs. Barth & Myers are put
ting up a .very large and expensive Or
gan in their first-class saloon, corner
of Olney and Water streets. The
room is also to be enlarged double its
present dimensions, and attractively
finished off by L. Hartwig & Co.
A party of gentlemen from Asto
ria will leave for Oysterville on Satur
day morning, returning by special
boat on the 10th. They go,preparsd
for the purposeof forming a company to
construct and operate a road, or tram
way, between Ilwaco and the head of
Our Seattle friends are justly in
dignant because a large vessel lately
dumped .her ballast into the harbor
contrary to the provisions of a statuto
which has long been in existence.
Seattle will have to create the office
of harbor master and fill the posish
with an argus-ej-ed, good man.
We understand that Mr. Charles
Stoll has about completed arrange
ments for removing his building on
Main and Squemoqhe streets, to a
site nearly opposite Ths Astokia
building, next door to the store of
Messrs. A. Yan Dusen & Co. This
will add materially to the business and
appearance of Cass street, below .Jef-
Odd Fellowship on the Coast.
Mr. Daniel Norcross, Past Grand
Representative, who has been travel
ing throughout Oregon, Washington
and British Columbia, in the interest
of the order on the coast, has taken
his final departure for his home in
San Francisco. Mr. Norcrosa has
been identified with the history and
growth of this noble order on the Pa
cific coast from its -earliest history
down to the present time. He was
present and assisted at the institution
of the first lodge ever orgmized
on the coast California lodge
institutedSept. 9th, 1S49. In 1865-G,
he sat iu grand lodge of the United
States, at the session when the Odd
Fellows of the north and south, lon'
separated by the sanguinary civil
strife, were re-united. It was at this
time, too that the monument erected
in honor of T. Wildey, P. G. S., the
founder of Odd Fellowship iu the
United States (having instituted the
first lodge in this country in the year
1819), was unvailed. Mr. Norcross
has assisted in the institution of
three grand lodges on this coast, be-
J ing present at the institution of the
Grand Lodge for California, for
Nevada, and for Washington territory
at Olympia, in November last.
The vast and rapid strides which the
order has made, not only in the United
States, but in Australia and the old
world, is just cause for congratulation
of every member. California is the
banner jurisdiction, leading off with a
membership, in good standing, of 22,
000. Oregon has 2,800; Idaho has a
membership of 300; British Columbia,
600, and Washington territory has 14
lodges, with a membership of 500. In
the United States the grand total
swells the number to half a million
men. bound firmly together for the
noblest purposes that can actuate the
Profits of Forest Culture.
We have repeatedly s"hown that
if forest culture were carried on as
a business, there is nothing that
would be more profitable when
well managed. It would not pay
when bungled any more than any
other. To merely plant .a lot of
trees and wait till they are saw
logs will never do, except for one
who is willing to die for his coun
try, or merely desires to preserve
her in the dim future from becom
ing an "arid waste." Forestry,
when conducted as it might -be,
ought to be able to pay all expen
ses in a few years after planting,
and at J east in ten years bring in
a very handsome profit on the whole
capital invested. "We are glad to
see that this making of forestry a
sound business occupation is pro
gressing. Richard S. Fay has been
doing a little toward it, of which
we find the following account, by
Professor Sargent in the Massa
chusetts Ploughman : " The read
ers of the Ploughman are familiar
with the experiment which was
made some thirty years ago by
Mr. Richard S. Fay in planting a
portion of his estate near Lynn, m
Essex county, with .European Larch
and other forest trees. Up to .a
year ago the thinnings from this
plantation had .yielded some seven
hundred cords cf firewood, besides
a very large amount of fencing
material. The thinning has been
continued d ring the past winter,
and has produced::
175 cords of firewood, sold at an
average of S5 50 S9G2 50
500 .iarch posts, 25 cents 125 00
51 larch telegraph poies, si
100 larchfallroad sleepers, 50 cts
SI ,188 50
These figures represent the thin-
.ning of a single season, which will
:be continued for many years to an
equal or greater extent ; they seem
to make very clear Mr. Fay's wis
dom in employing agriculturally
worthless land in the only way in
which it could possibly have been
made to yield any return whatever.
It ought to be a part of the regu
lar spring work of every farmer,
having suitable land, to plant an
nually i few hundred or a few
thousand forest trees, according to
the size of his farm and the extent
of his means. The. cost of 'the
trees and of planting them is com-
naratively small while profits, al- that she phas iust opened a well selected
U, . '. , i;j . : urt I stock of Ladies underwear, and Chil
j though slo-wly realized, are in tin. (lrpn,s and Illfants 0miSt t0 which she
end, all things considered, en or- .invites the attention of purchasers.
mous. For planting on mucii or
the waste land of this state, no
j. u ,.n, cnfplv Pirmlnvod
.tree can be more saieiy empiocci
Uhan -the European larch, as Mr.
Fay's plantations of this tree show
us. The larch, however, must be
transpanted very early in the
spring or it will not survive the
operation." This is only a begiji
ning, and when the business is
better understood a much better
showing, and before thirty years,
could be made. The larch was
evidently chosen at a time when it
was thought very important that
Scotch forestry should be the model
for American forestry, and not that
America required distinctively
American treatment. The larch is
profitable, but it is far less profit
able than many other kinds of trees
would be. It may also be noted
that those who are going into the
timber culture must remember that
some of Mr. Fay's figures are high.
It is chiefly because railroad sleep
ers are fifty cents each that the
railroads are anxious to have more
timber planted. They will not, nor
ought they to bring fifty cents
each when the most judicious kinds
planted in a judicious place, shall
come into market. But we do not
care to be critical in this place.
Mr. Fav and Professior Sargent
too, deserve much praise for -what
thev have done and are doiEtr in
encouraging forestry, to make
criticism pleasant. And yet it is
very important that in an interest
like forestrj-, where if the planter
blunders he is eternally lost, he
should start in a faith that will pro
duce the best of work.
There is a very general move
ment in some eastern cities to pro
hibit the rinjrinp; of larp-e bells
within certain hours. St. Louis,
which seems especially indisposed
to be reminded of church nours,
proposes to:Stop bell-riiaging -altogether.
An ordinance is under
consideration to silence every bell
in the eity that weighs more than
fifty poinds. It is :ot expeeted
that the ordinance will pass, but it
is quite likely bells of large weight
will be restricted in use to certain
AROUND THE CJTY.
Yalontincs. all kinds, C. A. May's
Fresh oysters in every style and
at all hours at the Pioneer restaurant.
Thesh California roll butter, or
anges, lemons, and limes at the grocery
store of J. Strauss.
Shipmasters wishing to secure
seamen can have their wants supplied
by calling at the Chicago house, Main
J.Strauss received a large lot of
the best qualitv of kerosene (Evening
Light). b3 the Hera last evening. Call
around and leave your orders.
Parties in want of good Cedar
Shingles will do well to apply to B.C.
Comegys, Kalama, W. T.
Peter Jluney Is still in the market
with all kinds of 'building materials in
his line, lias iust 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.
Mr. J. Stewart, stone and marble
cutter of Astoria will guarantee satis
faction to all ordering work of him, and
will do a bettor job for less money than
any outside workman. Ills work in the
cemetery here Should be sufficient recom
mendation. Before you let your con
tracts for work of this kind'it would he.
well to call upon Mr. Stewart.
Call at Mrs. Derby's when you
wish any article in the millinery "Ime.
Trimmed liate.ficlling at cost.
If yonwant anything in the line
of Cigars, Tobacco. Notions, Fruits, etc
call at Fosters, on the Roadway.
P. J. Goodman, on Main street,ttas
Just received the latest and most fash
ionable style of gent and ladies boots,
Wood of all kinds, and a splendid
lot of pitch wood, at Gray's wharf, for
sale in lots to suit purchasers.
Fresh fruits and vegetables at
-.New invoice, of those Medallion
Ranges at Magnus C. Crosby's.
Since the last report of clearances
fiom the Astoria -custom house, was
made for publication in TiieAstouian,
the following vessels have cleared for
European ports withtxirgoes and values
as spec"rfied. Shipments from Portland
are noted as they eccur:
To Liverpool, perXJity of York, Feb. ltth:
Flour from Artorin 4,ai0 bblfi... 20,833 M
" rortland...t3,5-i0 " ... 0l.72iJ to
Totals.. 17J39 bbls... $2,33 00
To Qucensiovni, per Cudzaxo Forest, Feb. 10th:
Wheat from Atoria .ll ctls... $12.3k'.2 00
" PortlantL2S,yH " ,
Important to tho-larilcs of Astoria.
Mrs. A. Ginder, next doorto Thk Ar
tokiat oftice, takes pleasure in in form
ing the ladies or Astoria and vicinity
Lodging House Persons requiring
furnished or unfurnished rooms can be
M..nmmnAntnA of y.ananna rtAa .
Mrs. Munson's Chenamus U Astoria.
QTETEXS 4c JTOPI9,
Trucking, "Draying, and General
Done to order, and satisfaction guaranteed.
KB"Wood for sale, and delivered to order.
r T. KEII,
Comer of Front and A streets.
rORTLAXD --- - OREGON
ffSTLatc butcher In the Central Market.
pIIAS. A. MAY,
Foreijyii sil TJomisxc Frnlts,
Nuts, Candles, Yankee Notions, Toys.
Finest brand of
CIGARS AND TOBACCO.
Chenamus street. - Astoria.
Astoria Liquor Store,
AUG. DANIELSON, rroprietor.
"Water st. Roadway, - Astoria, Oreqox.
Importer and dealer in
FOREIGN A:ND DOMESTIC CIGA213.
Sole agent for the celebrated
Branch of MARX & JORGENSEN, Portland.
Maiv Street Astoria rregon
BEKGMAN & BEIiRY
TESPECTFULLY CALL THE ATTEN
iLtion of the public to the fact that tba
above Market will always bo supplied with a
FULL VAPJETY BEST QUALITY
FRESH ANDCURED MEATS!
Which will bo sold at lowest rate3, wholetala
and retail. Special attention given to suppl
D. K. Warrkn. C. A. iticGuutfc
Astoria Market !
Corner of Chenamus and CassstreeU,
WARREN & McGUIRE, Proprietor
(Successors to Jlobtim it Warrcr..
Wholesale and Retail Doalors in all klna?
Fresh and Cured JVIeatsI
A full line of Family Groceries,
CANNED FRUIT, VEGETABLES, ETC.
K2T Butter, Eggs, Chooao, otc. constantly
supplied at the lowest rates.
IT IS A POSITIVE TRUTH'
That housekeepers can do better by-deolinjj -with
J. K. WIRT, on Main street, as
he keeps the best of
FRUITS, CANDIES, NUTS,
LIQUORS AND CIGARS,
JERKED ELK MEAT.
And also from Clatsop every other day
3TRESH BUTTER, EGGS, CHEESE,
CLAMS, DUCKS, CHICKENS,
And everything that is needed in the ool:
ing line at the lowest living prices.
Call and examine beiore purchasing else
where. J. li. WIIIT.
CITY BOOK STORE,
KAIN ST., ASTORIA.
CHAS. STEVENS & SOW
Invite the attention of purchasers to tbeJr
stock, just laid in
ThQ Finest Selection 1
The Cheapest Pjacesl
The Greatest Wortlir
LADIES' DIARIES AND PURSES
COMB AND BRUSH POCKETS:
CUTLERY, JEWELRY, CHABM
LADIES' EANCY BOARD. ETC.;
GOLD PENS AND PENCILS;
PAINT PENCILS, GUTTAPERCHA.
EXCELSIOR DIARIE8, BLANK
BOOKS, STATIONERY, ETC.
Bar AM goods sold at lowest cash prkxs.
CHAS. STEVENS & SON.
City Book Store to Main street, two doors
from the Pioneer Restaurant, opposite Rw
Daxeryot Mrs. c litnuer.
And Dealer in
ALHO IMPORTER OF
CARPETS, OIL CLOTHS, WALL
PAPER, SHADES, .etc
CST-AH kinds of repairing promptly at-
leaded to. :iud fundi tire made to order.
CSA full line of picture mouldings 2nd
names, brackets, "window ccmiccg, etc.
EFtdl toek and lowest prices, corner d
S4juemo'cha and Main street. Astoria.
A RARE GHflNGE.
J WILL SELL ANY OR ALL OF TEES
JL fouV.vmg.deacrihed property, -rlz :
3GO Arrw, Sec, 22, T. S, Sf.-of iS. 9 vren
Also, In Olneys Astoria
I.otH 2, 2, 3, and 4, in Ii!o?k T&j
Loto a, 4, o, and 0, in SSoek lGej.
lot 2 and 4, In .Block ISO: and "Let S,
In Blocfc 132;
North half of Bck 8, 2 7-2 acres.
. ., DAVID INQALL3.
Astoria, Oregon, Dec. ltt, 1878. ,35-&