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Astoria, Oregon, Thursday Morning, March 15, L883.
HOW COIJ3 "WAVES TRAVEL
Cold waves, so called a name
for which we are indebted to
recent meteorological science do
not appear to move in some in
stance much faster than a railroad
express train. They vary, how
ever, in their rate of motion.
Where do they come from? It is
not easy to say. Tt might be
found, if one could travel at ex
press rate speed from the moun
tains of Montana and the frozen
regions farther north, that the cold
continued all the wa' to eastern
Alaska, and on to Behring strait,
with even a greater degree of
intensity. In fact, the coldest
region is probably the wide ex
panse west, and especially north
west, of Hudson's Baj, in the
neighborhood of the magnetic
pole. A "cold wave" is a wave of
heavy air, following the rarefied
track of "low barometer," and
changing the rarefied and milder
atmosphere (which is usually also
stormy) to one of clear, cold skies;
a heavy air, full of tonic power,
and exhilarating and hunger pro
ducing to sound and healthy ani
mal life. The establishment of
the modern government weather
observation station with their ap
pliances, including the electric
telegraph and the daily press, has
enabled the country to see and
comprehend something of the
movements of these frequent cold
waves. The movement is as
marked as the advance of a veri
table sea wave. The telegraph
heralds its start from the Rocky
mountains (it always seems to
begin there), and its advance can
"b"e timed like that of a railroad
train. Its speed varies from forty
to sixty, or sometimes even seven
ty miles an hour; usually it would
seem about fifty. It rolls over the
country a real wave, an atrial
counterpart, on the shore, of its
congener, the tidal wave of the
ocean, and its direction is usually
from the northwest to the south
west. It sweeps slowly down
from the frozen waves of the
Asiatic shore, and the equally
frigid winds of the American
mainland in the Arctic circle, to
our Atlantic coast its breadth
reaching all the way from Nova
Scotia to Cape Hatteras, and.fre
quently making its chilly presence
felt as far south as Florida. The
Bermudas which lie just south
of the Gulf Stream, a little over
COO miles almost due east of
Charleston feel the influence of
our "cold waves" very percep
tibly. That solitary little group
of small, low-lying coral islands
which can be reached by steamer
from New York in the same time
that it would take to go to Sa
vanah, happen to lie on the lee
ward side of the Gulf Steam; and
that great thermal current of the
ocean forever saves them from
frost, and keeps them in spring
foliage all winter; but while it
finely tempers and modifies the
north wind, it cannot quite rob it
of all its intrinsic character and
the result is a wind that may be
at times cool, and frequently bois
terous, but never really cold; and
those lonely -islands, surrounded
by wide-reaching coral reefs, have
all winter a pleasant climate of
spring. That is almost all that
they, or the more southern islands
of the Bermudas, ever know of our
winter "cold waves." These come
in almost rlrythraical succession,
and have their causes, doubtless,
as those of the ocean's tides, which
they strikingly resemble.
l?crnl la tkc Family.
Wo usually leave it to Doctors to
recommend medicines, but Parker's
Ginger Tonic has been so useful in
our family in relieving sickness and
suffering that wo cannot say too much
in its praise. Salem Argus.
The Oregon Short Line.
"Writing on the 2d a Lewistown
correspondent of the "Walla "Walla
Many and various are the sur
mises of the true inwardness of
the great railaoad compromise of
which we hearand read so much
about these days. But out of the
chaos of comment which the com
promise has provoked, two facts
stand out distinctly: 1. That the
Oregon Short Line will not enter
Oregon. 2. That the Short Line
surveyors are still at work in the
Snake river canyon. Viewed m a
practical light the latter fact is so
important and implies so much
that the compromise assumes alto
gether a totally different and sub
ordinate phase. From a careful
review of the railroad situation
your correspondent is of the opin
ion that the Oregon Short Line
people have compromised nothing
The compromise seems to be all
on the side of the O. R. & N. Co.
The gist of the argument is that
the Short Line will turn over all
Oregon freight to the O. R. & N.
Co., at the mouth of Burnt river. I
. ... .
There is nothing in this detrimen
tal to the interests of the people
of the northwest, but rather the
contrary; inasmuch as it provides
through connection to the east
much sooner than if the rival cor
porations relied upon their own re
sources for that desirable result.
Meanwhile, the two surveying
parties of the Short Line are still
surveying the Snake river, and
this fact strengthens the supposi
tion that this system is destined
to have a terminus on Puget
Sound. It is idle to suppose that
these surveys are maintained in
the middle of winter at an expense
of $4:00 a day for the fun of the
thing. The terms of the compro
mise do not indicate that the Short
Line system is to terminate at the
mouth of Burnt river, and further
more, we have "Wall street advices
of February 20th that the Union
Pacific had guaranteed $10,000,000
in stocks for the construction of
the Short Line branch. Nor is it
to be supposed that the Villard
corporations will be permitted to
monopolize such an immense mine
of wealth as exists in the Pacific
northwest; no matter how benev
olent such a monopoly may be,
other corporations are eager to have
a finger in the pie. Dividends of
2 per cent, per month, such as the
O. R. & N. Co. returns to its stock
holders, are apt to excite the
cupidity of other companies, and
competition in railroad matters is
as certain under such circum
stances, as in any other branch of
public or private enterprise.
Value of Oatmeal.
Oatmeal is a food of great
strength and nutrition, having
claims to be be better known and
more widely used than it is at
present. Of much service as a
brain food, it contains enough
phosphorous to keep a man doing
an ordinary amount of brain work
in health and vigor. All medical
authorities unite in the opinion
that, eaten with milk, it is a per
fect food, and, having all the requi
sites for the development of the
system, it is a pre-eminently use
ful food for growing children and
the young generally. Oatmeal
requires much cooking to effectu
ally burst its starch shells, but
when it is well cooked it will
thicken liquid much more than
equal its weight in wheaten flour.
The oats of this country are supe
rior to those grown on the conti
nent and the southern part ol En
gland, but eertainly inferior to
the Scotch, where considerable
pains are taken to cultivate them,
Scotch are an example of a strong
and thoroughly robust nation,'
which result is justly set down as
derived from a plentiful use of oat
meal. Dr. Guthrie has asserted
that his countrymen have the larg
est heads of any nation in the
world not even the English hav
ing such large heads which he!
attributes to the universal use ofj
oatmeal, as universal it is, being
found alike on the tables of the
rich and the tables of the poor in
the morning the porridge, and in
the evening the traditional cake.
The two principal ways of cooking
oatmeal into porridge and cake
(bannock) are, commencing first
with the receipt for perridge: To
three pints of boiling water add a
level teaspoonful of salt and a pint
of coarse meal, stirring while it is
being slowly stirred in; continue
stirring until the meal is diffused
through the water about eight or
ten minutes; cover it closely then,
and place it where it will simmer
for an hour; avoid stirring during
the whole of that time; serve hot,
with as little messing as possiblp,
accompanied with milk, maple
syrup or sugar and cream. To
make oatmeal cake: place in a
bowl a quart of meal, add to it as
much cold water as will form it
into a soft, light dough, cover it
with a cloth fifteen minutes to al
low it to swell, then dust the paste
board with meal, turn out the
dough and give it a vigorous
kneading. Cover it with a cloth
a few minutes and proceed at once
to roll it out to an eighth of an
inch in thickness'; cut it in five
pieces and partly cook them on a
griddle, then finish them by toast
ins: in front of the fire.
This powder never varies. A marvel of
purit j'. .strength and wholesomenes. 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 cans.
Royal Baking row i ek Co.. ice Wall-st.
King of the Blood
Is not a "cure alt," It 13 a blood-purifier and
tonic. Impurity of the blood poisons the svs
tern, 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, linpnrity or
Blood. Such are Dyspepsia, lillllousne,
Liter Complaint, Constipation, Kerrous Dis
order. cadachc. Backache, General Weak
ness, Heart Dlscase,Dropsy, Kidney Disease,
Piles, Rheumatism, Catarrh, Scrofula, Skin
Disorders, Pimples. Ulcers. Swellings, dc
dc. Kins: or the mood prevents and
cures these by attacking the cause. Impurity
of the blood. Chemists and physicians agree
In calling it "the most genuine and efficient
preparation for the purpose." Sold by Drug
gists, 81 per bottle. See testimonials, direc
tions. &c In pamphlet, "Treatise on Diseases
ol thn Blood." wrapppd around each bottle.
D. RANSOM, SON & Co.. Props
Buffalo, N. Y.
Plumbing and Gas Fitting.
Plumbers, Gas, and Steam Fitters.
Jobbing Promptly Attended to.
A Full Supply or
GAS FIXTURES, COOKS, STEAM FIT
TINGS, ETC., ALWAYS ON HAND.
All Work Guaranteed. Charges Moderate.
Chenamus street, opposite Demeut's Drug
Store, Astoria, Oregon.
W T ROYAL KKIM Ji U
w Ei st? Sail
'"'"' -v,j5 Fit
Neuralgia, Sciatica, Lumbago,
Backache, Soreness of the Chest,
Gout, Quinsy, Sore Throat, Swell'
ings and Sprains, Burns and
Scads, General Bodily
Tooth, Ear and Headache, Frosted
Feet and Ears, and all other
Pains and Aches.
No Preparation on earth equals Sr. Jaoom Oil
u & soft, sure, simple and cheap External
Beraedjr. A trial entails but the cooparaUrelj
trifling outlay of 50 Cents, and crery one iuffer
ing with rain can hare cheap and poitire proof
of iU claims.
Directions In Eleven Languages.
A. VOGEUER Jr. CO.,
Baltimore, JOiL, V. S.A.
Gen. John B. Gordon, of Geor
gia says: "It is enough to make
an American proud to ride through
the streets of London, with its
civilization of 2,000 years, andgsee
American iifiplemerHs, American
sewing machines, American tools
and American goods displayed on
every hand, and know that Amer
ican watches are being sold in the
stores, and American fields are
feeding the English people, and
American factories are beginning
to clothe them."
SYMPTOMS OF WORMS.
The rountennnce is pale nnd leaden
colored, with occasional flushes of a cir
cumxrribud spot on one or both cheeks;
the eyes become dull; the pupils dilate;
an azure semicircle runs along the lower
eye-Mil; the nose Is Irritated, swells, and
sometimes bleeds ; a swelliim of the upper
lip; occasional headache, with bumming
or throbbing of the ears; an unusual se
cretion of saliva; slimy or furred tongue;
breath very foul, particularly in the morn
ing; npjMMitc variable, sometimes vora
cious, with a gnawing sensation of the
Ftomach ; at other.-!, entirely gone; fleeting
pains in tho stomach ; occasional nausea
and vomiting; violent pains throughout
the nbdomen; bowels Irregular, at times
co-tIe; Mools slimy, not unfrequently
tinged with blood ; belly swollen and lnrd ;
urine turbid ; respiration (M-casionnllyditll-eult
and accompanied by hiccough ; cough
sometimes dry anil convulsive; uneasy and
disturbed sleep, with grinding of the teeth;
temper variable, but generally irritable.
Whenever the above symptoms are
found to exist,
DK. C. XcLAXE'S VERMIFUGE
will certainly effect a cure.
In buvlug Vcrmifiirje be sure yon r.t
the cenulno UK. C. McLANK'S VKIOII
KU;ii, manufactured by Fleming Kr.,
24 Wood Street. Pittsburgh, Pa. The
market Is full of counterfeits. You will
be right If it hits the signature of I'loni
lug Uros. and C. McLnne.
If your storekeeper does not hae the
genuine, please reiort to us.
Send us three cent stnmp for 1 hand
sonic advertising cards.
FLE3UXU BROS., Pitblinrgli, Pa.
Sutton's Gcmtinc Cnpc nn
Double Long Coats. Half Peas,
Apron, SlcevcH, Itnhber Rocta,
Blanket KhirtH. Socks, ere.
At San Francisco Prices.
A Liberal Di"count to the Trade.
Ship Masters Supplied.
II. P. CnAI)HOURNK, Agent.
On the Itoadway, near "Water Street.
Most Complete Stock in Astoria
Novelties of all Kinds
FrultxBoth Foreign and Domestic
Wines and Liquors
Of Superior Brand.
FOSTER'S CORNER, 0 R &' DOCK
C. H. STICKELS
A. M. JOHNSON & Co.,
Ship Chanfllery ai Groceries
CROCKERY & CLASS WARE.
ALso "Wholesale Dealers In
Pniut.s. Oils. Varnishes, Glass,
Piiltj-. Artists Oil and Water
Colors. I'niut and KjiIho-
ni Ine finishes.
Constantly on hand a full and choice stock
or Staple and F:ui Groceries Only tno
Our stock of Crockery and Glass
lVn.ro it the ImrseNtnnd most Complete
Stick ever opened in Astoria.
Tea and Dinner Sets, Toilet Sets. Glass.
Fruit, and Water Sets. Bar Fixtures. Ale
Slugs. Tonics. Hustle Bottles Goblets, Tum
blers Lcn.onade Cups, &c ic.
Everything sold at Lowest Living Kates.
An Examination will more than repay you.
Eeml Carefully! ! I
Hereafter all our
Pure Coffees will be
put up under our own
Unless bought of
A. 3L JOHNSON & CO.
N. B. Ail goods bearing our
label are guaranteed to be strictly
Pure and of Best quality, and
are sold by no other House.
K. S3E J&. 3a K S R,
Ha3r, Oats, Straw.
Lime, Brick, Cement and Sand
Wood Delivered to Order,
Graying, Teaming and Express Business.
Horses una Carriages for Hire.
WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS.
MAGNUS C. CROSBY,
HARDWARE, IM, STEEL,
iron Pipe and Fittings,
PLTJ FIBERS AXD STEAM FITTER
Goods and Tools,
SHEET LEAD TRIP 'LEAD
SHEET IRON TIN AHD COPPER,
Cannery anfl Flshennens Snpplies
Stoves, Tin Ware and House
JOBBING IN SHEET IRON, TIN. COP
PER PLUMBING and STEAM FITTING
Done with neatness and dispatch.
None but Hrst class workmen employed.
A large assortment of
Constantly on hand
TO MRRBRYMBK !
ORDER BOOKS, TALLY LISTS,
Time and Credit Cards.
LINEN NOTE and LETTER HEADS
JOB PRINTING !
Of all kinds at lowest prices.
We Guarantee Satisfaction !
We have new tj-ye and a large stock
of first class material.
J. F. 1IALLORAX & Co.
A M. JOHNSON".
Doors, Windows, Blinds, Transoms, Lumber.
All kinds of
OAK LUMBER. ;
Boat Material, Etc. 'gSaglBiip a specialty.
j Boats of aH Kinds Made to Order, j
EOrders from a distance promptly attended to, and satisfaction guaranteed In all cases.
S. ARNDT & FEROHEN,
ASTORIA. - OREGON.
The Pioneer Machine Shop
All kinds of
Promptly attended to.
A specialty made of repairing
FOOT OF LAFAYETTE STREET.
ASTORIA IRON WORKS
Bektok Stbket, Nkar Pabkek Houbs,
ASTORIA, - OREGON.
GENERAL MACHINISTS AND
Boiler Work, Steamboat Work,
and Cannery Work a' specialty.
Oral! Descriptions made to Order
at Hliort A'otlfe.
A. D. "Wass, President.
J. G. IIusTiJCit, Secretary.
I.'W. Cask, Treasurer.
John Fox, Superintendent
WEI. EDGAR, '
ASTORIA, - - - OREGON.
Cigars, Tobacco and Cigarettes
Meerschaum and Brier Pipes,
Stationery and Optical Goods,
Joseph Rodgers and "Wostenholm
GENUINE ENGLISH CUTLER
Revolvers and Cartridges.
WAXTHA3I AtfD jaXSIAT
Gold and Silver Watches and Chain
Fine and Coarse Liverpool
Tin Plate, Block Tin, Caustic Soda,
For sale ex Warehouse at Tortland
or Astoria by
BALFOUR, GUTHRIE & CO.
dtf Portland, Or.
No. 40 I2-Ply
CORK MD LEAD LINES,
A Full Stock Now on Hand.
HENRY DOYLE & CO.,
511 Market Street, San Franclsce
Sole Agents for the Pacific Coast.
V C. IIOIiDEN.
AUCTIONEER, COMJIISSION AND IN
piELO F. JMICKKR.
Clatsop County.and. City or Astoria
Otflce :-Chenamu3 street, Y. M. C. A. hall
Room No. 8.
O . WIXTOX,
Attorney and Counselor at Law.
earOfflce In Pythian Building. Rooms 11, 12.
ASTORIA, --- - OREGON.
JAY TBTTJLE, M. J.
PHYSICIAN AND STJEGEON;
Office Rooms 1 , 2, and 3, Pythian Build
ing. Residence Over J. E. Thomas Drue
TJl P. HICKS,
ASTORIA, - - - OREGON,
Rooms In Allen's building upstalrs,ecr
of Cass and Sqeraocqhe streets. '
I Q. A. BOWLBY.
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Chenamus Street. - ASTORIA, OEEGOI
M. WERTHEIMER & BR0.
MANUFACTURERS OF FINE
Havana and Domestic Cigars
No. 51S. Front St. San Francisco
Plain and Fancy Sewing.
Suits mndo in tho ooet Style and
Guaranteed, to Fit
Mrs. T. S. Jewett.
ROO MS OVER MRS. E. S. WARREN'3.1
G. A. STINSON & CO.,
At Capt. Rogers old stand, corner ot Casa
and Court Streets.
Ship and Cannery work. Horseshoeing.
Wagons made and repaired. Good work
I. "W. CASE,
IMl'OKTEK AND WHOLESALE AND RE
TAIL DEALER IN
Corner Chenamus and Cass streets.
ASTORIA - - - OREGON
FOR SALE !
I offer for sale my ranch near Sklpa
noiuin this County; it consists of
Eighty Acres improved, -writli
gool dwelling House;
Two Barns, Out Houses, etc.;
A fine Orchard.
Everything is well improved and in
good condition. A large assortment of
Three l'asscnger Coaches.
Sine Head Horses,
Cattle, Hogs, Etc.
This affords a rare chance for a man to
get; a good home in the oldest settled
section in the state.
Terms favorable to one meaning busi
ness. C. A. rtXAGITTRK.
STATE AND COUNTY TAXES FOR THE
year 1882, are now duft and can he paid
at my office at the Court House,
d-wtf A. M, TWOMBLY, Sheriff.