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Astoria, Oregon, Tuesday Morning, December 26, 1.88
RUSSIA DISTAKCED BY THE
The late reports from Russia
are calculated to dissipate any ap
prehensions which may have
been entertained that the United
States could not successlully com
pete with that country in the pro
duct ol breadstuffs for European
markets. Russia has in formef
years sold wheat to other European
countries to a large extent, but it
does not follow that it reaped a
profit on the cost of the produc
tion, for it may have been, as it is
asserted to be now, that producers
were forced by their immediate
necessities to realize. According
to the St. Petersburg correspon
dent of the New York Sun, Russia
has "thrown up the sponge" in
the contest as the granary of the
world. t is stated that Russian
farmers and grain dealers and the
public at large are panic stricken.
Millions of peasants have hastened
to sell their grain in order to pay
the arrears of taxes and sundry
debts. But the prices have been
exceedingly low, and now many of
them are penniless, and have no
provisions for the winter. It is
even said that the minister of the
interior has already admitted that
he has not means enough to save
the peasants from starvation and
to provide them with seed for
This is a sad state of affairs for
the farming interest in Russia, but
is conclusive evidence that the
primitive methods of farming in
Russia cannot compete with the
modern and labor-saving appli
ances of this country. The sulky
plows and reapers of the United
States are too much for the'hoe
and sickle of Russia. But it is not
the producers only who suffer, for
it is stated that the Russian grain
dealers have lost fully ten per
cent, on their investments. Prob
ably the cost of wheat in our
country is much less than in Rus
sia, and our transportation facili
ties are so much better, that the
difference in the cost at the sea
board is much less here than
A Russian grain merchant is re
ported as saying: "The Ameri
can cheap grain has completely
undermined us. It is clear that
we cannot compete with our trans-
Atlantic friends. Do you think a
man with a hoe can compete with
a man with a steam nlow? That
represents our respective condi
tions. Our agriculture is in a
primitive state and our transpor
tation in its infancy. In spite of
our dear labor, American grain
costs the producer one-half as
much as Russian grain, and be
sides in America an acre of culti
vated soil yields three times as
much as we get from our soil,
which as yet knows no manure."
There are also complaints that
although millions of roubles have
been spent in boring for petroleum
upon the shores of the Caspian
sea, and that abundance of supplies
have been found, still the Ameri
can article is supplied so cheaply
that it is impossible to compete
with it in foreign markets, and
even in Russia itself it is used
more extensively than the home
A square deal is one of the
things which the Augusta New
Age tvould have. Theiefore, if a
newspaper editor is to be arrested
for criticising the rulings of a judge,
the New Age would have the judge
"run in" when he criticises the
editorial of the editor. If the lat
ter is to be liable for contempt of
court, why, it asks, should not the
judge be liable for contempt of
press? The question is now before
the brethren and they are at lib
erty to discuss it. Please not in
dulge in swear words or unseemly
personalities. Boston Pott.
After Jan. 1st the emigrant rates
v between San Francisco and the
east "will be increased $12. The
cause of this raise is that the
astern roads complain that they
do not make enough off the
Ferlewe Back, Side or Cbest use
hllpyt Paraaa .Piaster, Pro as Mats.
Fir sate by w. ILD cat
The Great northern Pacific
A Philadelphia dispatch of re
cent date says that the great sale
of lands by the Northern Pacific
Railroad company is fully con
firmed by officials of the company.
Under the agreement, the pur
chasers are to take 3,000,000 acres
east of the Missouri river and pay
for it in preferred stock at par. The
price of the land is $4 per acre,
so that on the completion of the
contract $12,000,000 of the pre
ferred stock will bo retired. The
whole amount of land owned by
the Northern Pacific Railroad com
pany east of the Missouri river is
3,350,000 acres, and the purchas
ing syndicate have the right to
select the land from them. The
syndicate is composed of Baring
Bros., London; Lee Higginson &
Co., Boston; J. N. Endicott, Bos
ton, and other capitalists of that
city, New York and London. The
Barings arc at the head of this
great scheme and their great
wealth and influence will make it
a success. The syndicate will colon
ize the lands with carefully selected
English settlers as soon as possi
ble, and if the scheme meets with
the success its projectors expect,
the population of Minnesota and
Dakota will be largely increased
in the next four years from these
emigrants alone. The original
amount ot the preferred stock was
151,000,000. Of this nearly $11,
000,000 has already been retired
on account of sales of lands, or
are in the treasury of the company.
This will leave outstanding when
the $12,000,000 presented by the
syndicate is retired between fc2S,-
000,000 and 129,000,000 of pre
ferred stock. The S3rndicate had
the privilege of holding the stock
until Dec. 9 th, when they were en
titled to the dividend of 11 per
cent, already declared on the
stock, and which was payable on
that date. If the stock can be
sold at the present rate, which is
thought possible, in view of the
retirement of so large an amount,
the syndicate will make about two
par cent, by the transaction. This
transaction is one of the largest
that e er took place in this or any
other country, and it must
prove a great advantage to the
Northern Pacific, not only in re
tiring more than one-fourth of the
preferred stock, but in bringing to
the country through which the
road passes a large population in
the near future. S: P-I.
The Banner State.
Oregon is destined to become
the banner state of the Pacific
slope. This is not an idle boast,
but the calm deduction of patient
investigation. A state to become
great, wealthy and powerful, must
possess a genial climate, fertile
soil and abundant resource. It
must have easy access to central
marts of trade. If it has broad
agricultural privileges, it will be
come strong; if in addition it pos
sesses prolific manufacturing
facilities, it will become powerful;
and if coupled with these leading
factors it can command a wide
range of commercial intercourse,
it will become mighty. Oregon
has all these natural advantages in
process of development. It has
wealth of area. It has a mild and
genial climate. It has a rich,
rirgin soil. It is possessed of
great agricultural, manufacturing
and commercial privileges. Its
latent resource is wondetful to
contemplate. Its era of develop
ment has but commenced. Trans
Atlantic railroads are straining
every nerve to reach its borders.
Staunch steamships are being
built to traffic in its commerce.
These motors of civilization will
bring immigration and immigra
tion will bring rapid development
and development will bring pros
perity and prosperity will bring
contentment. Our population will
double, treble and quadruple.
This will give us a stronger repre
sentation at the seat of govern
ment and lend additional facility
to command subsidies for the
improvement of our harbors,
rivers and coasts. It has been
demonstrated by experiment that
our table and prairie lands are sus
ceptible of producing all classes
of cereals in the greatest abund
ance. That our uplands and high
lands, even to the summits of our
mountain ranges, are natural pas
tures for the propagation of all
kinds of grasses. This leaves
nought but our desert lands until
lable, and even these to a great
extent by the fostering hand of
labor will be reclaimed and
brought to swell the great, pul
sating stream of unbounded re
sources. Albany Herald.
A Difficulty Settled
The Northern Pacific and Mani
toba roads which have long been
antagonistic over the construction
of new lines, seem to have arrived
at an amicable bettlement. The
arrangement is substantially as
follews: The Northern Pacific
turns over to the Manitoba 118
miles and receives in return 100
miles. It is agreed that neither
company shall build in common
territory, without first obtaining
the consent of the other. In de
tail the branch lines surrendered
are these: The Northern Pacific
gives up to the Manitoba the
Cassclton branch 45 miles; Fergus
Falls to Pelican Rapids, 22 miles;
the Manitoba and Southwestern
from "Winnipeg to Nelsonville,. 55
miles total 118 miles. The
Manitoba gives up to the North
ern Pacific the Brown's Valley
line, from Norris to Brown's
Valley, 48 miles; from Breckcn
bridge west 34 miles; and from
Morris to a point east 12 miles
total, 100 miles.
The American ship Eldorado,
while endeavoring to enter Esqui
malt harbor, on the 20th, ran on
the rocks, where she now lies. The
steamship G. W. Elder offered to
drag her off for $1000, but the
captain declined the offer and the
ship is still on the rocks, exposed
to the full fury of a heavy south
Tills powder nerer Taries. A marvel ot
purity, strength and wnolesomeness. More
economical than the ordinary kinds, and
cannot be sold In competition with the mul
titude of low test, short weight, alum or
phosphate powders. Sold only in com.
RorALBAKIiiOroWDEBCO.. 103 "Wall-st,
King of the Blood
Ti not "eurr. nit " It a hlnn,l..nriK....j
tonic Impurity of the blood poisons the sys
tem, deranges the circulation, and thus In
duces many disorders, known by different
names to distinguish them according to ef
fects, but being really branches or phases of
tuai, Krcai, Kenenc uisoiuer, n
Bieiw. aucu are uyrpt
Mpcr Cnmnlninf. Ormatinn:
nrdnt. Wrnrtnrhr Tlnrknr'hr nrm.l ir.,1.
. Heart Dittos. Drojwy. KiUy P'vaac.
Pile. Rhetunatiem, Catarrh, Sernftf KM
Disorders, Pimple. Ulcers. Sicetffk MAe..
jtc. Kias; st the Ml 4. preveniW
cuivs luese uy aimcKiuR me caute, impurity
of the blood. Chemists and physicians agree
iu uauiujf ib mo Hiusi. genuine ana emcient
preparation for the purpose." Sold by Drug-
kuw, . per uuiue. oee testimonials, aireo
tinns. &l. In namnhlptv "TiwaHaa nn ni....u
lot tlm Blood' wrapped around each bottle.
u. nAftixw, box & co..Prop
I. W. CASE,
IMPORTER AND WHOLESALE AND RE
TAIL DEALER IN
vraer Ohmew aaa Caw strMte.
ASTOftU - - OHMOV
Miuraffft, Sciatica, Lumbago,
Backache, S$rMs of th Chest,
Gout, Quint, Sr Throat, Swull-
ings mni Sprains, Burns and
Scoff's, Gsntral Botfly
Tooth, Ear ant" Haadacho, Frosted
Foot and Ears, and alt othor
Pains and Aches.
Xe ftparUoaoa earth equmlj Sr. Jacobs Oil
m a ft, mtre, tout(e utd cheap Xxternil
BMnedy. A trial aatala bat the confantirely
trtHec oatlay of M Cat, and arery ona raffer
iof with pais caa bare aheap and paitire proof
Directioaa fa area Laagcagea,
A. VOGEUBR fc CO.,
JMUtmirt, JM., XT. 8. JL.
An effort ' is bting made by
citizens of Independent creek to
establish 4erry accross the Che
balis river, about three miles above
the Indian reservation. The ferry
is much needed.
An eccentric Boston man, aston
ished by getting a pair of boots
made just as he had ordered them,
gavo the maker a commission for
263 pairs all he expected to need
for the rest of his life
Trenor "W. Park died on the
steamer bound for Aspinwall, of
paralysis, Dec. 15th. His body
has been embalmed and Will be
returned from Aspinwall on the
steamer San Bias to New York.
His estate is valued at 12,000,
000. SYMPTOMS OF A DISEASED LIVER.
Pain In the right side, under et'c of
ribs, Increasing on pressure; somuimcj
the pain hi on the leftside; the patient Is
rarelj able to lie on the left side; some
times the pain is felt under the shoulder
and Is sometimes taken for Rheumatism
In the arm. The -stomach Ls affected with
loss of appetite and sickness; the bowel
in general are costive, sometimes alter
nating with laxity ; the head is troubled
with pain, accompanied with a dull, hea y
sensation in the back part. There is gener
ally a considerable loss of memory, accom
panied with a painful sensation of lm Ing
left undonu something which ought to
have been done. A slight, dry cough Ls
sometimes attendant. The patient com
plains of weariness and debility; he is
easily startled ; his feet are cold or burn
ing, and he compl tins of a prickly sensa
tion of the skin; his spirits are low, and,
although he is satisfied that exercise would
be beneficial to him, yet be can scarcely
summon up fortitude enough to try it.
If you hae nnyof the aboe symptoms,
you can certainly be cured by the use of
the genuine DB. C. McLAES MVER
When you liuy McLane'i Fills, Insist
on having DR. C. McLAXl?S CELE
BRATED LIVER FILLS, made by Flem
ing Itroa., Pittsburgh, Pa.
If you can not get the genuine DR.
C. McLANE'S LIVER PILLS, send us
25 cents by mail, and we will send them
FLEMING BROS., Pittsburgh, Pa.
Health ii Wealth.
Dr. E. C. West's Nerve and Brain Treat
ment: a specific for Hysteria. Dizziness,
Convulsions, Nervous Headache, Mental De-
fression, Loss of Memory. Spermatorrhoea,
rapotency. Involuntary Emissions. Prema
ture Old Age, caused by over-exertion, self
abuse, or over-indulgence, which leads to
misery, decav and death. One box will cure
.recent cases. Each box contains one months
treatment. One dollar a box, or six boxes
for five dollars ; sent by mail prepaid on re
ceipt of price. We guarantee six boxes to
cure any case. With each order received by
us for six boxes, accompanied with Ihe dol
lars, wen 111 send the purchaser our written
guarantee to return the money if the treat
ment docs not effect a cure. Guarantees is
sued only by W. E. Dement, dnigjtfst, As
toria. Oregon. Orders by mill at regular
MARTIN FOAKD. J. J. STOKES
FOARD ft STOKES,
Wholesale and retail dealers la
Wood aad Willow-ware,
Tobacco, Cipro, Wint sand Liquors
FOXIIGN AKD DOMESTIC
Fruits and Vegetables.
Jftct t OMft BBwyfr.c's Dk.
ROSCOFS FIRST CLASS
Oyster Saloon, p
CHCXAMUS SniKKT, ASTORIA.
S ffllli: UXDKRSlGN'i:i IS PLEASE1 TO
I X announce to the public that lie has op
And furnishes in flr.t-cliss stle
OYSTEIM. HOT COFl'EE TEA. LTC.
Ladies' and Gent's Oyster Saloon.
1'ler 2ive me a call.
c. it. sticks v a
A. M. JOHNSON & Co ,
Ship Ciuuilery M Groceries,
CROCKERY A CLASS WARE.
AIo Whnle3.dc Dealers in
Paint, Oils, Varnishes, Glas,
Putty, Artists Oil and Water
Colors, Paint and. Kalsa-
Constantly on hand a full and choice stock
of Staple and Fancy Groceries Only the
Our stock of Crockery aad Glass
War is the Largest and most Complete
Stock ever opened in Astoria.
Tea and Dinner Sets. Toilet Sets. Glass,
Fruit, and Water Sets. Bar Fixtures. Ale
Mugs. Tonies, Rustic Bottles Goblets, Tum
blers Lemonade Cups, &c., &e.
Everything sold at Lowest Living Kate.
An Examination will more than repay you.
Corner Main and Chtaaauu Strtete,
CIGARS AND TOBACCO.
JOSEPH RODCERS it SONS
GENUINE ENGLISH CUTLERY
AND THE GENUINE WOSTENHOLM
aid other Knrliah Cutlery.
FAIRCHILD'S GOLD PENS
Geiraino Hoershanm Pipto , ate.
A tine stock ot
Watrken aad Jewelry, Xaxsle aa
JBrceeh Loading Nht Oris aad
Rifles, Revolvers, Pistols,
ALSO A FIXK
Assortment or fine SPECTACLES 3nd EYE
B. B. FRANKLIN,
Corner Cass and Squemoqhe streets,
ASTORIA, - - - OREGON
Kinnej 's Building, opposite D. K. Warren's
Drugs and Chemicals.
, A FINE LINE OF
Toilet and Fancy Articles.
Prescriptions carefully compounded
at all hours.
CORK Mi) LEAD LINES,
A Full Stock Now on Hand.
HENRY DOYLE & CO.,
SI1 Market 8treft, Wm
oW ARMiii for tiM FmI1 CMt
2 nk A . 3
5 r f f-M COS H $ CD
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Doors, Windows, Blinds, Transoms, Lumber.
All kinds of
Boat Material, Etc.
j Boats of all Zinds ICada to Ordar. i
g m Mttltl MMt !
0TOnlers from a distance promptly attended to, and satisfaction guaranteed la all cases.
ASTORIA IRON WORKS.
BkxtoxStbkkt, Nkak Parjckr Houax,
ASTORIA. - OREGON.
GENERAL MACHINISTS AND
Sailer Wark, Staamaaat Wark,
mni Cannery Wark a specialty.
Or all DcHcrlatlaaa made te Order
at Saart Xatice.
A. D. "Wass, President.
J. G. Hustler, Secretary.
LTV. Cask, Treasurer.
S. ARNDT & EERCHEN,
ASTORIA. - OREGON.
The Pioneer Machine Shop
x All kinds of
Promptly attended t.
A specialty made of repairing
f OCT OF LAFAYETTE STREET.
Wilson & Fisher,
Iron, Steel, Coal, Anchors, Chains,
TAR, PITCH, OAKUM,
WROUGHT AND COT GALVANIZED
Halls, Ctpaer Nails and Burrs,
Shelf Hardware, Paiats and Oils
Rubber and Hemp Packing of all Kinds.
FLOUR AND MUX FEED.
Agents for Salem Flouring Mills.
Corner Chenamus and Hamilton Streets
M. WERTHEIMER & BR0.
MANUFACTURERS OF FINE
Havana and Domestic Cigars
X. SlS.Fraat St. Sam Fraxei&ea
A. Yan Dusen & Co.
WOULD RESPECTFULLY CALL THE
W atteattoB o the rubUc to the fact that
they are Agents for the following sewing
Tie aampraTe Steser,
Which they are selling from ftt. ft.
eaea. mm4. etr Caaaaetitlaa.
Femoas wtohlag to perchaae arachlaes
ahCBldcsUawtitustet aw gteefc. before pur-
aawag eaewwe, ag.we imaiee logiTe
atWa.rttaa s waarai aaiiHy aat
P C. ROLDISt,
AUCTIONEKB, COMMISSION AND
r. I. CaaiaihiUaar, ITalavy PaaMc, aaH
Agent lor the Hanhwrg'Bceawa Fire Ins. O.
of Hamburg, Germany, and of the Trav
elers' Life aad Acddeat las. Co., of Hart
a-Qfice over Wells, Fargo Co's Exprees
Cr MIi F. fABKKBL
SURVEY OH Of
Clataaa Caaatx City af Aataria
Offlce :-Chenamai street, Y.M.O. A. hall
Room No. 8.
Atteraey at Law.
OFFICE AT ST. HELENS, OREGON.
WiU attend terns of Court at Astoria,
Kahuna aud Portland,
Tci m. vnni,
Attorney and Cevnaeter at Law.
aarofflce in Pythian Bwildiag. Reema 11, 13.
ASTORIA, - - - OREGON.
JAY TUTTIiE, X. 1.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Officb Rooms 1, 2, and 3. Pythlaa Build
inpr. Rksidkxck OrerElbersoa's Bakery, op
posite Earth St Myers' Saloon.
A L,. 1JI.Tlf , M. J.
f kyslelaa aad Sarveaa.
OFFICE Oyer A.V.AUea's groeery store.
Rooms, at the Parker House.
"El T. MGKCKS.
ASTORIA. - - - J - OREGON
Rooms in Allen's haildiag ap stairs, eoraer
of Cass and Sqemocqhe streets.
J E. IaWMCM.
Beatal BeaaM arer Case's tttt
Chenamus Street, - - Astoria, Oregon.
Q. A. BOWLBY.
ATTORNEY AT LA"W.
Chenamus Street. - ASTORIA, OREGOft
G.A.STINSON & CO.,
At Capt. Rogers old staad, corBer of Cam
and Court Streets.
Ship and Cannery work, HorseahoelBf.
Wagons made and repaired. Goad work
NEW BLACKSMITH SHOP.
John Feely ,
OPPOSITE KINNEY'S CANNERY
BlacksmiiMflf, lailar Wark, ana
All Werk: Warranted.
Ter,Arat A FacclMB's Hka.
Call and examine the work we are 4eicg
and see the wood we axe aaag, hefete auk
lng a trade elsewhere.
FIRST-CLASS WORE A SP1CIALTY.
X OT G. BLOCK 1M. SHIVELY'S ASTOEIA
Ai oceaptoi by Jaasea MeGee, wtta aM the
hBUdiafs aad Inv WTtanaH tawoa. Tenas
easy. Zaaalre w j