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Astoria, Oregon, Wednesday Morning, Xovember 29, 1882
The American Journal of Forest
ry, the first number of which lias
been published at Cincinnati, con
tains an interesting paper on forest
fires by Mr. Putnam, of Wisconsin,
which, it is stated, was written for
the forestry congress, but delayed,
owing to the absence of its author
on the Pacific Coast. The forest
fires of Michigan, Wisconsin and
Minnesota are .said to be the results
mostly of carelessness on the part
of explorers or timber hunters, hay
makers and others, having either
business or pleasure in the woods,
who leave their camp-fires burning
where they have cooked a meal or
spent the night. July and August
are the months in which they gen
erally occur, when the pine leaves
and branches from the last winter's
cutting are dry, and, like tinder,
liable to burn from the dropping of
:i match or a stroke of lightning.
The author of the paper thinks it
absolutely necessary that proper
laws should be passed and enfored
for the punishment of this criminal
negligence, and does not believe
that it would be hard to detect
offenders. Most men, hesa3's,can
be traced even in the pineries, and
if fires result from their acts, they
should be punished by imprison
ment or fines. The practice of
lumbermen is, when the tree is
felled, to cut off the branches, which
are left scattered on the ground,
and in the following summer they
become dry and like powder. A
match thrown away, an emptied
pipe, in fact anything with a spark
of fire, will start the burning. It
is suggested that there should bo
a law requiring the lumbermen to
employ an extra man in the woods
topUeia open spaces the green
branches and refuse, so that all
nay be burned at a proper time.
The opinion of the author is that
the fires are not the result of the
carelessness of the Indians, who
are careful to extinguish their camp
fires. He advocates the appoint
ment of foresters to collect and
distribute information and advice
as to the manner of cutting timber.
Probably as much timber or as
many trees in number are destroyed
each year through the ignorance
and carelessness in cutting the pine
timber for saw logs as what are cut
and really used or taken to market.
The author states that he has re
cently visited the forests on the
Pacific Coast, and finds there more
danger from fires than in Minne
sota, Wisconsin and Michigan.
Terrible fires, he says, rage on
Puget Sound, Coast Range and
Cascade forests, all the result of
pure carelessness, and which might
have been prevented. He thinks
that one thousand trees may be
saved where one can be raised, and
after thirty years in forests he
thinks that if he had educated his
timber explorers to be careful of
fire lie could have saved millions.
Such is the information given by a
The Cascade Locks.
The importance of this great
work of improving the navigation
of the second river on the conti
nent, which drains an area of
country nearly 300,000 miles
square, must not be lost sight of
in the bickerings of local contests.
Every resident of eastern Oregon
and Washington is directly inter
ested in this great enterprise. It
is the great outlet of this vast
empire, which is as productive as
any part of the continent, and
only lacks the means of transpor
tation to make it attractive to all
seek'ing homes. Since the O. R.
& N. and N. P. R. R. Co.'s have
completed their roads into the
interior, large Jracts of land have
been occupied, and when water
competition shall have so regulated
fares and freight as to make them
compare with other lines of traffic,
the influx of population will be
much great cr.
The work is sufficiently far pro
gressed to make its completion a
question of little doubt. The
government having already spent
half a million dollars upon these
looks will not abandon them now,
especially when the demands of
this section are so urgent. Tii
two or three years with appropri
ations as liberal as the last one,
the locks at the Cascades will be
completed, so near completion as
to make them available for trade,
and we can reasonably hope that
the next congress will appropriate
as large an amount for this pur
pose as the last one Times-Mountaineer.
BEST BAKING POWDER.
Interesting Tests Made by the Gov
Dr. Edward G. Love, the present
Analytical Chemist for the Gov
ernment, has recently made .some
interesting experiments as to the
comparative value of baking pow
ders. Dr. Love's tosts were made
to determine what brands are the
most economical to use, and as
their capacity lies in their leaven
ing power, tests were directed sole
ly to ascertain the available gas of
each powder. Dr. Love's report
gives the follewing:
Name of the Strength
linking Powders. Cubic Inches Jas
iter each outlet of Powder.
Roali"cream tartar txm tier) ........127.1
P.itapsco" (alum pou tier) . .1:J5.:!
"Rutiilonl V (phosphate) fnsh.......12J.."j
'Rumford V (phosphate) old 32.7
"HanfordS Nena Such" fresh.. 121.0
Hanford"s XoneSttch" old..............8L3.'i
"Redhead's". .. . 117.0
"Charm' (alum powder) . lie.'.
"Atna7on" latum powder) 111.9
"Cleveland's (short weight 3i oz) 1I0.S
"Sea Foam" 107.9
"Czar". .. 100 s
"Dr. Price's" 102.0
"Snow Flake" (roll's St. I'aul) I01.6S
"Lewis's" Condensed .. $$
Congress" j cast . . . 117.5
"C. 15. Andrews &CoV (contains alum)78.1
(; Hlets" . m J2
In his report, the Government
'T regard all alum powders as
very unwholesome. Phosphate
and Tartaric Acid powders liber
ate their gas too freely in process
of baking, or under varying clim
atic changes sutler deterioration."
Dr. H. A. Molt, the former
Government Chemist, after a care
ful and elaborate examination of
the various Baking Powdeis of
commerce, reported to the Gov
ernment in favor of the Royal
The whole northwest coast of
the American contineat is washed
by a warm current from the China
seas. This gives a temperature
mild and balmy. Great evapora
tion is carried on and the. air
charged with humidity. If it
were not for the mountains the
air would be too hot and humid
on the coast for comfort, but tho
high mountains cool it and make
this one of the most delightful
climates in the world. The coast
winds naturally carry the sea
vapor inland, but the first obstacle
encountered by these masses of
vapor is a range of mountains high
enough to cause, by their altitude
and lower temperature, the preci
pitation of a large amount of
moisture upon this seaward slope.
Still, a considerable portion of this
moisture is carried over this first
range arjd through the gaps in the
mountains and falls in rains and
mist upon the level prairio coun
fry beyond. Not so, however,
with the second or Cascade range.
These mountains by their hight
force up the humid air again and
completely intercept the sea fog.
While great masses of vapor
overhang the western slopes, on
the eastern slopes not a drop of
In a recent case in Iowa against
the Chicago and Northwestern
Railroad company, the jury was
being made up, when a Boone
county man was called. He took
his seat in the box with great
complacency, when Judge Cohe,
counsel for the plaintiff, threw the
following at him:
"Have you 'a Northwestern
"Yes, sir," said the expectant
"Step aside, sir," said the
It was lightly regarded by
Judge Cohe that no man in the
employ or pay of the company
could be an impartial juror in a
case in which it was defendant.
The free pass man was therefore
Croup, Whooping Cough anil Dron
ehitis immediately relieved by Skiloh's
Cure. Sold by W. E. Dement.
The election in Thurston and
Lewi counties this year was the
cause of a curious coincidence. In
February, 1S."4, the first legisla
ture of the newly organized terri
tory met in Olympia. The conn-'
cil consisted of nine member and j
the house of thirty. Those in the j
council were Messrs. D. 1. Biglow,
Henry Miles, B. F. Van t is, G. X.
McConaha, Seth Catfiu, W. T.
Say ward, L. Balch, W. 11. Tapan
and D. F. Bradford. So fur as
known all these are dead but
Messrs. Bigelow and Miles. In
the same legislature Capt. ('. II.
Hale was a member of the lower
hou.-e. If they both live until
next fall HenryMiles and C. H.
Hale, after a lapse of thirty years,
will again meet together, elected
on the same ticket and from the
same district, only they will have
reversed positions, in that Mr.
Hale will be in the council and
Mr. Miles in the house. Ohjmpia.
Lake Tahoe is one of the most
wonderful bodies of water in the
world, which lies at an altitude of
0,218 feet above the level of the
sea. It is twenty-three miles long
and fifteen miles wide, in the form
of a parallelogram, lying northeast
and southwest, partly in California
and partly in the State of Nevada.
The greatest depth yet found is
1,800 feet. The water is so trans
parent that trout can be seen at the
bottom, where the depth is from
eighty to one hundred feet. Owing
to the altitude and rarity of the
atmosphere the water has little
buoyancy. Nothing is ever seen
floating on the lake except the
beautiful little steamers. and pleas
ure and fishing boats. The bodies
of persons drowned in this lake
never rise, are never seen again.
The entire distance around the
lake is one hundred and forty-four
miles. Lake Tahoe is the great
sanitarium of the Pacific Coast.
1 1 is too bad to suffer with the ag
ony inflicted by eornSj when so sim
ple a remedy as St. Jacobs Oil will
stop it. Mr. George "NV. Tlirinan,
Lonsdale, Pa., gives special prai&e
to the Great German Remedy for
its efficacy for thisaiimentand oth
Track on the main line of the
Northern Pacific is now laid lo
Merrill, Montana, twenty-three
miles westward from the late ter
minus at Park City, and nine hun
dred and Mxtythree miles from
St. Paul. Work on this end of tho
ine is advancing steadily.
Tills powder never varies. A man el of
purity, .strength and w liole.sotneniss. ilore
eeonoinleal than tltn ordinary kinds, and
cannot he sold In competition with the mul
titude, of low test, short weight, alum or
phosphate ovders. Sold wily In can.
KOVALllAKINUPOWDKllCO.. HtC AVall-St.,
Most Complete Stock in Astoria
JY ovelties of all Kinds
Pi-HitNftetk FArrlgrBand llemratic
Wines and Liquors
Of Superior Brand.
FOSTER'S CORNER, 0 R &N' DOCK
Shiloh'5 Couch and Cnnsiiinntinn
Cure is sold by us on guarantee. It
cures consumption. Solil by W. E. Pe-
r'or lamo JJack, Side or Chest use
Shiloh's Porous Plaster, Pnc 25 cents.
For sale by W.. Dement.
W Tboyalkswi? Ik m
J-CT I HK3HSS'V:
fW. THEGREAT -gt
I LDUUinrMI.ll 1
V lull IfUVl llli lil ailp
Neuralgia, Sciatica, Lumbago,
Backache, Soreness of the Chest,
Bout, Quinsy, Sore Throat, Swell
ings and Sprains, Burns and
Scalds, General Bodily
Tooth, Ear and Headache, Frosted
rgor ana cars, ana an omen
Pains and Aches.
Ko Preparation on euth equals St. 3 cms Oil.
a ft safe, sure, simple and cheap Extf raid
Bcraedy. A trial enUib but the cc-jfaraUrelj
trifling outlay of SO Onti, an.l 7 cne suffer
ing 'with pain can bare cheap and pcvJlire proof
of iti claims.
Directions ia "Oeren IjingnagM. i - -
A. VOGETER, & CO., I Corner Main and Chcnaraus Streets,
Baltimore, JJiL, V. S. A. AsT()lt 1 A ORKfiO.N
rT,h Snnc Wocliinrrtrin cunV.inl I
on the Nicaragua Canal .,ays : The
bill will be called up almost imme-1
diatelv on the assembling of Con-
gress, by Miller, of California, who
has had it made the special order
for the first day of the session. He j
acts under instruction from the?
Legislature of his State. The pro
jectors of this canaJLwil! tio.all they,
eau to secure the passage of this
measure, but they have not much
hope that Congress will take an
action on subsidy bills at the com-
ingsession. Admiral Amnion, chief
advocate of the canal,' hopes to be
able to persuade the President to
favor the project in his. message.
General Grant btill favors it, and
may return from Mo.xieo by way of
SYMPTOMS OF A DISEASED LIVER.
TmIii in the right -hK, under rtls f
rlhs, liu'ri:isitj on iircssure; s.im-!lnu
tho p.dti Is mi tin Iin sddt the patient U
randy able lo lie on tho left .side; -onu- I
times the i uinis lelt under lie.' .shoulder
Hitd is onictliiic taken for Hhotinnitisiu
In the arm. Tho .stomach N aff.titl with
loss of :i)ctitc and .siL'kiie.s: the Ixiweisl
In general are eoMive, iuiiietitiies alter-
Hating with laxity; the head is troubled ,
.sensalioii in tlie luck part. There iJj;eiief-!
hiiiiait im u ji.iiuiiiiM.'iisiiiiiiii oi iiavui
eft uiidonu MJtnelhitiii which ought to '
have Ivecn done. A Might, dry cough !. ,
toniciinies niietiiiniu. tiic patient com-1
plains of weariness and dehility; lie is I
easily Martled; hi- feet are eold or burn-,
infr, and he complains of a priekly setivi
tion of the skin; his spirits are low, and. f
although ho is satisfied that cxercl-e -would
le lieuetieial to hitn.yot he ean hcareolv j
suiiiiiiou ii j uiriiiiitiu eiKiugu in irv ii
If you have any of the nliovo symptoms
yon m certainly he cured liy the use of
tho Kenulne IHt. C. McLAMrS LIVKK
AYheti you htty IcLnnc's I'lll.t, insist
on havln- 1HC. . Mcl,XSKS CELK
ltKATi:iLIVi:Ul,ILlJSiiiadehyl'leiu. Inir Itros., Pitlshunih, Pa.
If you can not tret the Keuttiite DU.
C. aicLAXK'S 1.1VKK TILLS, send us
-5 cents by mall, and wow 111 etid them
FLEMIX(; IUIOS., PiilslHii-gli, Va.
King of the Blood
N not a "curr all," it is a hlood-purifler and
tonic. Impnrtrj'of tlieh!oo(!Miison;tliess.
lent, derange the circulation, and thus In
duces many disorder, known uv dJlTetnt
names to distinguish them aceonling to ef
fects, but being really branches or phase of
that great generic disorder. Impurity or
Bleod. Such art Duiciii, UlUl'Mruc,
Ltrer Complaint, ComUjmtiim. A'cmm Dh
ordcr. Headache, Jiaehaehc, General M'ea):
iie. Heart Dleajte,Dropsii, Kidney Dhcaxc,
Piles, Ilheumatlum, Catarrh, Scrojula, Shin
Dl&trder, Pimple. Uleeiv. Sicelliwjr, tvr.,
Ac. Kins i the Mined prevent and
cures these by attacking the timt. lmpttntv
ofthe blootl. CltemLsts and plty.slci.ins agrrl
in calling it "the most genuine mid uflicient
preparation for the punntse." Sold by Drug
gists, SI per bottle. See tcMimouiaW. din'c
tJons. &c In pamplilet, 'Treatise on Diseases
ot the Klood." wraptM'd around each liottle.
1). UANSO.M. SOX & Co.. Props
Buffalo, N. Y.
THE "NE PLUS"
Patent Washing Machine
Only Premiam at Portland M
ckaaics Fair Is now Ready.
Titr oivncrsof Hie
SOLE SHOP. RIGHT
ForOrejjon rtlll deliver free to attv railroad
or steamboat station on lecelpt or jis.
Specially low term to dealers. Address P.
O. Box TUForUiad.Orecoa. .
ROSCOE'S FIRST CLASS
Oyster Saloon s
- curxAMr.-s sti:i:kt. astoria.
milE t'XDF.KSKJVFD IS PLEASED TO
A announce lo the puhliethat hchas P
:E5vtixx&- 3BCouse ,
Ami iuniishis .1! lirst-elass stjlc
OYsn'Ki:-.. nor coffee ka. inc.
Ladies' and Gent's Oyster Saloon,
Please t:ie int ;i eal'.
A. M. JOHNSON & Co.,
Ship Clanilte and Grocers.
Hopes anrt i'laC of nil Kinds.
Illot-iis. PaJonl un! Hctfulim of
' The (riiuiut T.ectoit'.s ' otrh
. Salmon net Twines,
.lloruiaid Twines; Canvas, nil
!Ve.s: Copper Tipped Oars.
Tlu ln t :Lssittmcnt of
Tht Ri'kf rftFl''I'.Y'4S anil TP4S
Trj onr Jlt-Irosc BnlIns Powder
I'omI t ely tin hpst e or inatle.
of all kinils jiitt tip by best l'acKcr.
IMHianlsoii-; anil Kobbln's Canned (IimhIs.
Terms CamIi. ProDtN Matnll.
a-oivi: rs a caij.-x
CIGARS AND TOBACCO.
JOSEPH RODCERS & SONS
GENUINE ENGLISH CUTLERY
Am WE GENUIHE WQSTENHOLM
and other Knclish Cutlery.
FAIRCHILD'S GOLD PENS
'6e'miinel!IeveTsliauin Tipes, etcT
A fine stock of
Watch f and Jewelry, 3Iuex1 ami
Itreeoh Ijemlins: Shot Gudh anil
KIMn. ttevolverH. llMtoI,
ALSO A FINE
Assortnifiit or flue SITCTACLES and EYE
R R FRANKLIN,
, .. ,.. . , 0 ,
( ,,ni,r l ass ani1 'Ueinoii!ii streets,
ASTOHIA. - OKKCUN
II N 1)K 11TA KK1SS GOODS.
MAGS OS C. 0R0SBY.
HARDWARE, IRON, STEEL,
Iron Pipe and Fittings,
PI.T-MISEIiSASW STBAM FITTERS
Goods and Tools,
SHEET LEAD STRIP LEAD
SHEET IRON TIN AND COPPER,
Cannery anfl Flshermens Supplies
Stoves, Tin Ware and House
JOBBING IN SHEET IRON, TIN. COP
PER PLUMBING and STEAM FITTING
Done with t eatness and dispatch.
None, hut tint class workmen employed.
A larg assortment of
Constantly on h.iint.
Delinquent City Taxes.
NOTICK IS HERK11Y filVEC THAT I,
the undersigned. Chief or Police, have
been furnished with u warrant from the city
council requiring me to collect the taxes sus
sessed for the year 18X2. and now delinquent
upon the list, and make return of tlte same
within .sixty days. AH parties so indebted
will therefore please take notice and govern
tliemseh es acconlingiv.
Chief of Police.
Aitorla, Oregon, September 19, 1882.
w $& i w i
r- "-, iln' ! IW I'm
O W r- O S
o A -
! WILLIAM HOWE,
Doors, Windows, Blinds, Transoms! Lumber.
All kinds of
Boat Material, Etc.
j Boats of all Hinds Mad to Order.
: ;. :
SOnlers front a distance promptl) attended to, and sal!fnt'timi guaranteed in all etavs.
ASTORIA IRON WORKS.
BRMo.VSTBECT, XKAK r.lUKKK Hot'.SK,
ASTOKIA. - OHF.GON.
GENERAL MACHINISTS AND
Boiler Work, Steamboat Work,
and Cannery Work a specialty.
Or all DoNeriptloiiK ainrtt to Order
at Nhort Xetice.
A. 1). AYass, Preslilcnt.
!.(;. IIu.stlkk, Secretary.
I. AY. Cask, Treasurer,
.loit.v I'ox, Siiperintenilent
ASTORIA. - OREOON.
The Pioneer Machine Shop
Ail kinds or
Promptly attended to.
A. specialty made of repairing
FOOT OF .LAFAYETTE STREET.
Wilson & Fisher,
Iron, Steel, Coal, Anchors, Chains,
TAR, PITCH, OAKUM,
WROL'OHT AND Cl'T OALVANI7.ED
IVallN. Copor KallN nntl Burrs,
Shelf Hardware, Faints and Oils !
Rubber and Hemp Packina of all Kinds,
FLOUR AND MILL FI.KB.
Aitents for saiem Fiourinu Mnis.
Cedar Street Grade.
NOTICE is hereby given that the'
Common Council of the Citv of Astoria. :
Oregon, propose to establish tlte grade
nlninr tint lino nf fjnlii ctnwf fmnt tl.. i
west end of Cedar street to the west
side of WesfrSth street in Sliivelv's As-1
toria, as follews: at the intersection of
West-ninth and Cedar streets, s feet
above the base of grades; at the inter-.
section of West-8th and Cedar streets,
."W feet above the base of grades; at the '
intersection of Vcst-7th and Cedar
streets, 42 feet above the base of grades,
and at the intersection of 'West-sixth j
and Cedar streets, ."3 feet above the base '
lly order of the Common Council.
Auditor and Clerk.
Nov. 22, 1882. lOtd
RE A MB
mUERE WILL RE A MEETING OF THE
stockholders of tlte Union Packing Com-
S any at the Company's office in Astoria, on
onday. Nov. 2Tth, 1882; business of impor-
i.uiic win oe iransacieo.
JOHX WIIK, Secretary.
AUCTIONEER, COMMISSION AN1
IK. J. V. SnAFTKK,
rMYAItIA. aad 8VBCE3i.
Dlneaaeif ofthe Tbreat a Specially.
OfQce dver Conn's Drug Store.
JO. BOZORTM, - , .
l A. C'oiMuIsleaert Simry Fablfe, aad
Agent tor thenninhurK-BremenFIroIiii.Co.
of Hamburg, Oermany.and of the Trav
elers Life and Accident Ins. Co., of Hart
wOlllee o er "Wells, Fars & Co's Express
ClatMop County, aad City t Aatarla
Ottiee :-Chenatnus street, Y. 31. C. A. hall
Room No. 8.
Attorney and Counselor at Law.
ffS-Ollke In l'jthlan Building. Rooms li, ie.
ASTORIA, ... - OREGON.
TAY TUTTIiR. M. D.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Ofkick Rooms 1,2. and S.PythlunBnild-
Rksidknti: Over Ellierson's Bakery, up
! posite Barllt & M ei-s' Saloon.
I'hyNlclaa aad Sarseea.
; OFFICE 0er A. Y. Allen's grocery stoic
Rooms, at tho Parker House.
ip P. HICKH,
i ASTORIA, --. - OBKQON
Rooms in Allen's building up stairs, corner
of Cass ami Sqemocqhe streets.
T K. La FORCE.
Denial Kooms over Cae Alore,
Chenamus Street. - - Astoria, Oregon.
I Q. A. HOWLBY.
Cltenamtis Street. - ASTORIA, OREGO
G. A. STINSON & CO.,
Rofjers old stand, comer of Cass
and Court Streets.
Ship and Cannery work. Horseshoeing.
t Wagons made and repaired. Good woric
Cleaning 2 Repairing.
NEAT. CHEAP AND QUICK". BY
Main Street, opposite N. IjH-b'a.
MA W A GrNKK'S
xa TT " JXV
Agency for the National Beer.
Reer delivered in any part of the city.
JL er KATATA.-WU1 make a tort-chus
For particulars Inquire