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Astoria, OregOD, Saturday Morning, December 2, 188
THE STORY OF A STEAMER.
"Speaking about fast running
steamboats," said Thomas Harts
horn, recently, rolling his quid into
his larboard jaw, and giving his
buckapaw trousers a hitch (Mr. H.
served on the ram Queeu of the
"West). "I suppose you never heard
of the old Elephant that used to
rtm between Cincinnati and New
Orleans. She was a beauty. I
suppose that when she was tied to
the bank with a stern line and bow
line she was one of the fastest boats
on the river. She made one cel
ebrated trip from New Orrpans, I
think in '49. Her time was made
a matter of record. Tt was seven
days, six hours and three weeks.
Coming up from New Orleans once
the Captain was sitting at a table,
and he noticed several big hulks of
fellows serving as cabin boys. He
called the steward to him, and says
he: 'Don't you think it would look
better to have boys waiting on the
tahle? I don't like to see men
filling the place of cabin boys.
Let 'em go and get some young
chaps.1 cWhy, blast it, Captain,'
said the steward, 'them fellows
were boys when we left New Or
"The Elephant," continued Mr.
Hartshorn, clinging to his nautical
reihiniscenses, was pulling out from
Memphis one day, on a down trip,
and somehow she cjot mixed up
with a raft of sawlogs. She broke
one of the logs loose and it
floated out into the stream. The
Elephant headed down the river
and finally got alongside the log.
Then commenced one of the nicest
races you ever saw. There was a
good .stage of water, and the log
boomed along quite lively. For
about a week 'they held together
party well, but the Elephant had
to land at the mouth of the White
River, and tbejofl beat fcerrftrto
aay about twerffy mm
utes. There wafc something wrong
about the Elephant's boilers, and
she couldn't make steam properly.
That's -what the Captain said. She
was a nice fcoat to ship green fruit
oh. Memphis Avalanche.
Captain Tucker, of Dungeness,
came up this week. The Captain
has resigned his position as head
keeper of Dungeness light house,
to take effect January 1st. He has
held the position for ten years past,
during which time he has discharged
his duties in a most faithful and
creditable manner. He will here
after devote his attention to the
steamboat business, finding that he
can make more and not drudge
either. It is shameful that the
Goverraent should treat its light
house keepers so niggardly as to
force the best of them to seek other
"We are told, says the Post-Intelligencer,
that other keepers will
resign their charges ere long. Un
der the niggardly policy of the
Lighthouse Board one man is allot
ted to each station. During the
short nights and clear weather of
the summer one man is enough;
but during the long nights and
fogs of the fall and winter two
men are absolutely necessary. The
lights and bells, whistles or horns
are supposed to be kept going day
and night, twenty-four, thirty-six
and forty-eight hours at a time,
and no one man with the accom
paying mental strain, is capable of
long standing up under such a load.
Some of these days, unless a change
is made, a ship will go ashore, and
all hands on board will be, perhaps,
lost, in consequence of some worn
out -light keeper being asleep at
hit post. The idea of practising
economy at the risk and expense
of human life.
How to Store Potatoes.
To store potatoes properly we
have to guard against heating, for
although the potato will not abso
lutely ferment by heat, as so much
vegetable matter will, a heap be
oemee warm enough to excite any
germ-fungus there may be in the
taber, and thu exhalation may be
iftcientr to cause decay, which
be communicated to roots in
bo symptom of rot exists.
Mmwtnn k favorable to heating,
aud hence it is best to have the
potato thoroughly dry before stor
ing, if any considerable quantity
is to be put away in bulk. Thus, if
they are spread on a barn floor or
other cool place out of the sun
before putting into a root-cellar,
they will be safe against rotting,
when potatoes are perfectly healthy
there is not much necessity for this
care in drying. Hundreds of bush
els are often taken at once from
the field to the cellar without riny
damage whate cr resulting; and it
is only in view of the possibility
of rot that we think it advisable to
take the extra precaution of drying.
It is well to note that a cool shed
is best to dry them in, as the tubers
will otherwise absorb more hc.it
than when they come out of the
ground, and this is what we try to
avoid. Willamette Farmer.
A Gross Error.
One of the eastern papers sas
of Senator Delph: "Joseph N.
Dolph, Oregon's now senator, will
not rank among the millionaires
of the senate, but he has an in
come of 30,000 per annum, and
is apparently on the high road to
fortune. His family consists of
his wife and three children who
will accompany him to Washing
ton. Mrs. Dolph is a squaw."
The above, says the Standard,
is receiving circulation among
some of our eastern exchanges,
and does great injustice to the ac
complished and handsome wife of
the senator. "Whatever started
this falsehood, we are unable to
conjecture. Mrs. Dolph is the
daughter of the late John Mulkey,
formerly of Corvallis, and her
family has long since been among
the leading citizens of the state,
several of whom are now holding
leading positions and all arejiighly
respected. Mrs. Dolph is by no
means what this pfeperf states, Jut
-orour-Tjtate,"Tum we remember
very well the time she was con
sidered the " Lelle of Benton
county. This is a reckless slander
on one of Oregon's fairest daugh
ters. The new order of the postmaster-general,
withdrawal of letters from the
mail after they have left the mail
ing office, will be a sweet boon to
the public. It very often happens
that merchants and others send
checks and drafts by mail, which
they subsequently wish to recall
before they reach the person ad
dressed. This can now be done on
a telegraphich order from the
postmaster, at the mailing office.
There is another class which will
profit by the order quite as much
as the merchants the youths of
every age, who are constantly be
ing brought before the courts in
actions for breach of promise.
There is scarcely one of them,
probably, who has not repented
sending the fatal letter while there
was yet time to recall, but for the
relentless grasp of the postoffice
department on everything com
mitted to its charge. Now that a
way has been provided for th re
linquishment of that grasp, the
telegraph will 'have a lively tin
in recalling the letters of too ar
dent swains whose second thoughts
are more prudent than those they
have put on paper. Free Press.
There are four different patonts
out on ways to preserve eggs, but
none of them beat the old-fashioned
way of putting 'em in raisin
cake, and placing the cake down
The popular game in Indiana
this fall is betting on the weight
of a stranger. The said stranger
has a lead jacket binder his coat,
and his pal rakes in a pile of half
dollars. 41 They said I had the inflamma
tory rheumatism, observed Mr.
Michael Redding, 326 S. Fifth
street, Philadelphia, Pa.," and I
thought so myself, from the way
my foot began to swell and pain me.
The suffering was terrible. Finally,
after vainly using many so-called
specifics, 1 applied St. Jacobs Oil,
and a cure was made wonderfully
Sleepless Nights, made miserable
by that terrible coagh. Sh Hob's Cure is
the remedy for you Sold by W. E. De-
The Indian Summer.
Jf there is a time when the
American of to-day recalls the red
skinned men who preceded him .in
this land he now calls his own, it
is during those few days of still
ness and beauty which bear the
name of the vanished nice. Work
is over in the fields. They arc
ready for their winter lest. The
leaves are gone. The trees are
leady, too. The List red apple is
gathered. Men and the squirrels
together have gleaned the last nut.
There is nothing more to be done;
and he, who with a delicate imag
ination walks abroad, or drives
slowly along country roads,
finds himself thinking in the
stillness of those who roved
over the same ground not many
years ago, and tardily gathered in
at this season their small crops of
corn beside the rivers, gave to the
beautiful golden-purplc-hued days
the name they bear. Through the
naked woods he frees them steal
ing, bow in hand. On the stream
he sees their birch-bark canoes.
The smoke in the atmosphere must
surely rise from the hidden camp
fires. They have come back to
their old haunts from the happy
hunting rounds for those few gold
en days. Is it not the Indian
summer? Eastern paper.
The Canada Pacific Railway re
ceived in aid of its enterprise of
extending a steel track from "the
Atlantic to the Pacific a land-grant
from the dominion government of
25,000 acres. Of this, between
2,000,000 and 3,000,000 acres have
been sold. The remainder is for
sale, and a company has been
formed for the purchase of from
11.000.000 of 12,000.000 acres of
it, paying in bonds of the Canadian
Pacific Iteilwar, for wliich the laruT
mpny agrees'to pay toil, per
cent, above parT -
Tills powder net or varies. A marvel ol
purit. strength ami wholesomeness. Mom
economical than the ordinary kinds, and
cannot oe som in competition wiin tno mul
titude of low test, short weight, alum or
pliospliatc powders. Sold only in cans.
llOYAi Baking rowDKit Co., iw "Wall-st.,
MAItTIX FOATtn. J. J. sTOKES
FOAO & STOKES,
Wholesale and retail dealers In
Wood aad Willow-ware,
Tobacco, Cigars, Wines and Liquors
FOREIGN AXD DOMESTIC
uits and Vegetables.
Geaeil Commission Mercha nt
Next to 0gon Railway Nav. co's Dock.
A. YaA Dusen & Co.
WOULD KTSPBCTFUIiY CALL THE
attention if the Tubllc to the fact that
they are Agen for the following sewing
machines, tiz :
Tkc Imprercd Stager,
V Ami TkeMrldge,
Which ie are selling from $35. t M.
each i Ld defy CMetitieB.
wishinz to purchase machines
11 and Inspect our Btock before pur-
seYiiicre, as w e guarantee iojne
Isf action as regards quality and
ABOUT 15 FEET LONG.
will prove property and pay
1J IV M MX. JA41 ,
Neuralgia, Sciatica, lumbago,
Backache, Soreness of the Chest,
Gout, Quint, Sore Throat, Swell
ings and Sprains, Burns and
Scalds, General Bodily
Tooth, Ear and Headache, Frosted
Feet and Ears, and all other
Pains and Aches.
Ko Preparation oa etrth efula St. Jacobs Oil
m safe, ture, simple aad cheap External
Bcaedj. A trial eataite bst the awparaUrelj
triflisr outlay of S6 Oate, aad trtry one tnffer
iag With pain can baTO cktap aad pooiUre proof
of ita claims.
Directions in Eaten Laagaagsf.
A. VOGIXER fc CO.,
BaUimre, ML, TT. S. A.
It has been found by experi
ment that a crevice under a door
large enough to push a penny
through will let enough cold air
into a room to require 400 pounds
of extra coal per month.
One thousand two hundred and
ninety citizens of Macon signed
their names to a petition the other
day, aud less tharu300 out of the
'entire rowd-rJockil&i the head-
mg or as
VOst CAM msUCA IHsY
heik cnapjSoxtapOT- fl'OOO.'
000. Anywhere uiiierthat figure
is simply'estoemed citizen.5'
SYMPTOMS OF A DISEASED LIVER.
Pain in tho right hide, under cd(;c ol
ribs Increasing on pressure; sometime
the pnin is on the leftside; the patient h
rarely able to lie on the left side; some
times the riiin is felt under the shoulder
aud is sometimes taken for Rheumatism
In the arm. The stomach Li affected with
toss of appetite and sickness; the bowels
In general nre costive, sometimes alter
nating with laxity; tho head is troubled
with p-iin, accompanied with a dull, he.n y
senxntiou in tiie back part. There is gener
ally n considerable loss of memory, accom
f auied with a painful sensation of having
eft undontt something which ought to
have been done. A slight, do cough is
sometimes attendant. Ihc puient com
plains of weariness and debility; bo is
easily startled ; his feet are cold or burn
ing, and he complains of a prickly sensa
tion of the skin; his spirits nre low, and,
although he issatisllcdthatcxcrcisc would
be bencllcial to him, jet bo can scarcely
summon up fortitude enough to try it.
If yon lrncnnyof the above symptoms,
you can certainly bo cured by tho uso of
the genuine Hit. C. McLAJE'S LIVER
"When jou buyMcLaneN Pills, insist
on baling I)K. C. McLAXETS CELE
BRATED LIVER PILLS, made by Flem
ing Itros., Pittsburgh, Pa.
If you can not get the genuine DR.
C. 3IcLAE'S LIVER PILLS, send us
25 cents by mall, and we will send them
FLEMING BROS., Pittsburgh, Pa.
King of the Blood
Is not a "cure all," it is a blood-purifier and
tonic Impurity of the blood poisons the s s
tem, deranges the circulation, and thus In
duces many disorders, known by different
names to distinguish them according to ef
fects, but being really branches or phases of
that great generic disorder, laaptirity er
Bleed. Such are DusDcmla. BilUowmess.
lAtcr Complaint, Constipation, Ncrnnt DU-
oraer. jieaaacne, isacicacnc. General wean
ncts. Heart DUeae,Dronryt Kidney Diseate,
Pile, Rheumathm, Catarrh, Scrofula, Skin
Disorder, Pimple. Ulcer. Stcelllngs, Ac,
Ac. KlBtr er the Bleed prevents and
cures these by attacking the caute. Impurity
of the blood. Chemists and physicians agree
in calling it "the most genuine and efficient
preparation for the purnose." Sold b v Drue-
gists, SI per botUe. See testimonials, direc
tions, &.a, in pampmet, ".treatise on Diseases
of th Blood' wrapped around each bottle.
D. RAifSOM, SON & Co.. Props
We willpay the above reward for any case
of Liver Complaint. Djspepsia. hick Head
ache, indigestion. Constipation or Costive
ness we cannot cure with "West's Vegetable
Liver Pills, when the directions are strictly
complied with. Thcv are purely Vegetable,
and never fail to give satisfaction, bugar
coated. Large boxes, containing 30 Pills, 25
cents. For sale by all Druggists. Beware or
counterfeits and imitations. The genuine
manufactured only by Jorrx C. "Wkst & Co.,
"The Pill Maker 181 and 183 w. Madison
St., Chicago. Free trial package sent by
mail prepaid on receipt of a 3 cent stamp.
W. E. Dement, agent.
er KATATA. WW take a Irst-dass
CoMtrngscBOoaer. For parttcajaa inquire
of a. Mckenzie.
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ROSCOE'S FIRST CLASS
CHEXAMUa STREET, ASTORIA.
THU L'XDERSIOKEP IS PLEASED TO
announce to the public that ho lias op
Ami funHbes In first-cUssstIe
OYSTERs. HOT COI'FEE. TEA, ETC.
Ladies and Gent's Oyster Saloon,
Please gn e ire a call.
A. M. JOHNSON & Co.,
Ship Cbanfe and tars.
Repcs antl Cordage of all kinds.
Blocks, Patent and MettallHc of
The Genuine Leeson's Scotch
Salmon net Twines,
Mermaid Twines: Canvas, all
fte's: Copper Tipped Oars.
The best assortment of
The Host COrEIIKS and TEAS.
Try our 3Ielro.se Baking Powder
Posltu ely the best ever made.
of all kinds put up by best PacKers.
Richardson's and Itobbin's Canned Goods.
Teras Cah. Preflt Small.
VB-GIVK US A CALLER
Corner Main and Chenamus Streets,
CIGARS AND TOBACCO.
JOSEPH RODCERS . SONS
GENUINE ENGLISH CUTLERY
AND THE GENUINE WO ST EN HOLM
and other English Cutlery.
Genuine SMrslULUi VedltHk,
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ALSO A rtXK
Assortment ol fine SFECTACLES-aM KTB
B. B. FRAJSKLTN,
Corner C.iss and Suemoqhe streets.
ASTORIA. --- - OREGON
Leinenweber & Co.,
TANNERS AND CDBBBISS,
Jl.mufacturers and Importers of
A J.L KINDS OF
WhoIea.de Dealers in
OJ1, AND TALLOW.
cllleliet cisli nnce nald for FIkIp.s and
LOEB & CO.,
AfiRNTS FOR THE
Best San Francisco Houses and
Eastern Distilleries. -
lyAll goods sold at San Francisco Prices.
Opposite Taiker House. Astoria, Oregon.
Croun. Whoonmir Contrh and Tlrnn
ehitis immediately relieved by Sbiloh's
Care. Sold by W. E. Demeat.
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I WILLI AM HOWE,
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Doors, Windows. Blinds. Transoms. Lumber.
All kinds of
OAK LUMBER, i
Boat Material, Etc.
j Boats of all Kinds Made to Order, j
JOrdcrs from a distance promptly attended
ASTORIA IRON WORKS.
Bkjtox Stuekt, Nkab Pakkkb Housk,
ASTORIA. - OREGON.
GENERAL MACHINISTS AND
V''Tr'J2.Bk.BBriaB-JB E3BTJa.SaBam -
J &" at Mliet'Jie4l-cc- '
S. ARNDT & EERCHEN,
ASTORIA. - OREGON. t
The Pioneer Machine Shop
oqiier4 dnop -gf 'tl-
All kinds of
Promptly attended to.
A specialty made of repairing
FOOT OF LAFAYETTE STREET.
Wilson & Fisher,
Iron, Steel, Coal, Anchors, Chains,
TAR, PITCH, OAKUM,
WROUGHT AND CUT GALVANIZED
Nails, Copper Nails aad Burrs,
Shelf Hardware, Faints and Oils
Rubber and Hemp Packing of all Kinds.
FLOUR AND MUX FEE1.
Agents for Salem Flouring Mills.
Corner Chenamus and Hamilton Streets
Cedar Street Grade.
NOTICE is hereby ghen that the
Common Council, of the City of Astoria,
Oregon, propose to establish tho grade
along the line of Cedar street from the
west end of Cedar street to the west
side of West-Oth street in Shivelj's As
toria, as follews: at the intersection of
West-ninth and Cedar streets, 35 feet
aboe the base of grades; at the inter
section of West-Stli and Cedar streets,
53 feet above the base of grades; at the
intersection of West-7th and Cedar
streets, 42 feet above the base of grades,
and at the intersection of West-sixth
and Cedar streets, 33 feet above the base
By order of the Common Council.
Auditor and Clerk.
.Nov. 22, 1882. lOtd
LOT 6. BLOCK 12C, SHIVELY'S ASTORIA
occupied by James McGee, with all the
buildings and Improvements thereon. Terms
easy. Enquire of
Real Estate Agent.
to, and satisfaction guaranteed in all cases.
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V C. HOLDEH,'
AUCTIONEER, COMMISSION AM
TIB. JT. C SHAFTS.
rH9ICIA.V aaal SVSCsWN.
Clatsop C'oMHty.ajiel City ef Asterla
Office :-Chenamus street, Y. M. C. A. ball
Room No. 8.
Tjl D. WINTOJf,
Attorney and Counselor at Law.
B"Offlce in Pythian Building. Rooms 11, 12.
ASTORIA, - - - - OREGON.
JAY TUTTIiE. M. D.
PHYSICIAN AND SUBGEON
OrriCE Rooms 1, 2, and 3. Pythian Build
ing. Residence Over Elberson's Bakery, op
posite Barth & Myers' Saloon.
A L. FUI.TOX. X. D.
Phynlclaa and. Sarsreea.
OrFICE Over A. V. Allen's grocery store.
Rooms, at the Parker House.
"P P. HICKS,
ASTORIA, - - - OREGON
Rooms In Allen's building up stairs, corner
of Cass and bqemocqne streets.
T E. JiaFORCE,
OeBtal Keens ever Case's Stare,
Chenamus Street, - - Astoria, Oregon.
I Q. A. BOWLBY.
Chenamus Street. - ASTORIA, OREGOIv
G. A. STINSON & CO.,
At Capt. Rogers old stand, corner of Cass
and Court Streets.
Ship and Cannery work. Horseshoeing.
Wagons made and repaired. Good work
NEAT, CHEAP AND QUICK. BY
M.iin Street, opposite . Loeeli,' iRfc
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Agency for lhi NittMal
Beer delivered in any aajtettheeilr.
t.-jT . jevs.
OX OR ABOTJT NOVBttlaioCiet.r
double-ender boat aaeet it fcet'Ieec. --
Parties returning sasae to C ILBeaalrMlbe T
amply rewarded. r
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