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Astoria, Oregon, Thursday Slorning, April 5, 1883
THE DIGNITY OP LABOR.
I have noticed that the slender
brook which carries the mill is
more musical on Sunday than on
any other day; because the rail!
stands still, and the brook having
nothing to do with its water gur
gles over the dam, and makes a
thousand times more merry noise
than-on nny other day. ButMon
ilav conies- and the crates are
hoisted, and the mill runs, aud the
brook is not so musical; but the
mill is more so. This mill did
nothing on Sunday, and the brook
is doing more on Monday than it
did on Sunday. It played on Sun
day, but it "works on Monday.
And Christians, as it weie, play in
the spirit, and have a holy jollity
on Sunday. It is a holiday for
them. Nor would I undervalue
their experience or joy. But I
say that they are not so busy when
they sing and pray and rejoice iu
the sanctuary as when by the
power of some moral emotion they
are combating temptation, and re
sisting pride, and overcoming sel
fishness, and building again the
kingdoms of this world with the
holy stones of the New Jerusalem.
Then when piety costs; when it
means bearing, heroism and ach
ievement; not then when it seeks
joy, but when it seeks battle
then men are nearest to God, and
most like Christ. "When a man
stands upon the deck, and at the
bench and by the forge, and in
furrow, and in the colliery, then,
i ever, if he has a life to live of
true piety, is the time, and there
at the post of duty is the place.
For all the humblest avocations
and employments are so arranged
that while they serve to support
the actor, they do a hundred times
as much for the community as
they do for him that follows them.
It is unfortunate that our habits of
thought have not been more chris
tianized, and that our phrase has
not been converted, as well as the
people who use it. For we are
accustomed to speak of trades, va
rious manual employments and
professions, in their lowest rela
tions. If we speak of the carpen
ter business, it is either as a toil or
a support; and these in their rela
tive positions are not unworthy of
consideration; but that is not the
whole, nor the half; that is the
least part. What a man himself
derives from the cunning craft
that he pursues is not half so much
as what he gives by it.
The carpenter that builds a
mansion, rearing it through the
whole season, receives a few thous
and dollars, and is supposed to be
well paid, and is himself well sat
isfied. And men seem to think it
is the whole he has done. He has
worked diligently during the sum
mer; he has earned his thousands
to support his family, and perhaps
a thousand or two is laid up for
the time to come. And what has
he done? Earned his money?
Yes, he has earned his money, but
he has built a mansion in which a
family shall be sheltered for a
hundred years. He has built a
temple where the old patriarch
shall offer sacrifices and incense of
devotion in the presence of many
coming generations. ne nas
built the walls where social joy
shall be. Here is the room that
grief shall fill with funeral, and
here is the room that joy shall fill
-with wedding. Here is the room
where children shall sport
through the whole livelong year.
Here are the threads of life,
dark and light, gold and silver
or black, to be wrought out and
proven together. And here when
he is dead and his children die, his
work stands, and is the homo of
peace and comfort and piety
the very temple of God. He built
one, and ten, and twenty, and it
may be a hundred of such dwel
lings; and he got what? A few
pitiful thousands of dollars. And
he gave what? He gave the com
munity benefits, opportunities, in
struments, influences. In his
skill, in his mind, incarnated
in timber or m metal, he gave to
the community priceless gifts. And
are ire to take these precious in
warif6B665 of men which are im
bedded in their labor, and to think
of them only in the poor, pitiful
light of pelf, of what they brought
back to the pocket, and not of
what through them, the man
brought back to the community?
Why that old smith, rugged
himself as the storms he prepares
to combat, hammers morn and
nirht'on the links that form the
olmin whio.li rlasns the cable. It
may be as in olden time, yet more
ponderously, that he in the smithy
works on the huge shank of the
nnp.nort and when his summer's
work or winter's toil is done, and
it is sold for the ship, men ask
him: "What got you for your
labor?" Nobody ever thinks of
saying to him: "You have work
ed a whole winter to make a gift;
what have you given to the com
munity?" What has he given?
It may not be known for a long
time. On voyage after voyage
the ship goes, and there lies his
gift, useless and unrespected.
Some day the ship bears back a
thousand precious souls, among
them mothers whose families are
at heme waiting for them to
return; fathers, who cannot be
spared from the neighborhood;
public men of signal service the
vast salt of the times in which they
live; heroes and patriots many.
Then it is that the storm beats
down and seeks to whelm them all
in the sea, and to whelm the com
munity in mourning. Then it is
that, when every other effort has
been made in vain, the anchor is
thrown out. And now the storm
rages with increased violence, as if
it were yet more angry because it
is twharted. But the good black
smith work holds. Sinking far
out of sight and grappling the
foundations of the earth, it will not
let go, and we, for the first time
see the value of his gift. Every
link has been properly welded;
and, though the wind howls, and
the sea wages a fierce and desper
ate battle, and the strain is tre
mendous, the storm passes by and
there rides the gallant ship safe!
That is what he gave. He gave a
chain an anchor to the community,
and salvation to hundreds on
board the ship, and joy and peace
where tidings come of souls saved
from the remorseless deep. And
yet how many think simply that he
made an anchor, and got so many
hundred dollars for it! He ma'de
an anchor and saved a hundred
lives. Henry Ward Beecher.
"Will the Present Price of Cattle be
Mr. M. M. Morrison, connected
with the Kansas City (Mo.) Times,
and a prominent real estate opera
tor as well, unequivocally and em
phatically alleges that the St. Ja
cobs Oil once did a kind turn
which he is not likely to forget.
He was traveling, and, taking cold
in a sleeping car, realized that he
had rheumatism in both hips. The
pain was intense, and his business,
urgent. So he thought of the St.
Jacobs Oil as a remedy which was
reputed to effect a rapid cure. It
proved in his case, as it has in
thousands of others, a blessing.
Four applications gave him com
plete relief. Before using the
Oil, Mr. Morrison says, he was so
stiff, and suffering so intensely,
that he could hardly move. I he
transition from this unhappy con
dition to one of perfect ease was
almost marvelous. lhe great
remedy has since been a family
friend. He always keeps it in his
house, and has seen its wonderful
power demonstrated on several
occasions in the cures of neuralgia
and rheumatism. He has never
seen the reined- fail yet, and is a
confirmed believer in its virtues.
The question that stands at the
head of this article, says the Grant
Couuty News, is ol interest to the
people of Eastern Oregon in gen
eral, and Grant county in particu
lar. The cattle industry is impor
tant throughout bunch-grass land,
and in our county leads all others.
Cattle constitute the chief item of
wealth, and probably four-fifths of
the people are directly interested
in them. They have been steadi
ly rising in value for some time,
until a figure has been reached
that exceeds anything known be
fore in the history of the business
here. Cattle are now selling at
about double the price of two
vnars fl"o. and the rise has, of
course, added to" the aggregate
wealth of the county and increased
the profits of the individual hold
ers. A shrinkage in value would
cause a correspondinjr decrease in
wealth, and would prove disas
trous to those who have bought at
present prices; but we think that
no considerable falling off need be
anticipated.. It is argued by some
that present prices are only tem
porary, and are the result of spec
ulation, and that the market is lia
ble to return to its former level at
any time. We do not believe such
to be the case. The rise in price
here has only kept pace with the
rise in price east of the nountains,
and that rise is not a speculative
one, but has been caused by the
demand for beef exceeding the
supply. Although there has been
an enormous increase in cattle
raising during the past twenty
3'ears the demand for beef has
grown at a greater rate. The rate
of increase in cattle is less than
that of population. Americans
are becoming a great beef eating
people. This is partly due to the
universal improvement in the scale
of popular living due to general
prosperity, and partly to the preju
dice against pork that has arisen
among those who are able to have
whatever kind of meat they want.
Beef having come into general use
by the poorer people while the
price was much lower than at pres
ent, its use will not be abandoned
during the present era of prosperi
ty, although high prices prevail.
Our own market for beef will con
stantly increase at a greater ratio
than the supply; besides, there is
the European market, ever ready
to take our surplus, if we have
any. In view of these facts, we
believe that present prices will be
pretty generally maintained for
years to come. The completion
of a transcontinental railroad to
Oregon -will place our cattle rais
ers in close connection with the
Eastern markets, and there is not
likely to be so great a disparity
between prices here and price
there as there has been in the
P -?"gT. V r" jEEFSrfr?jE TU
1 LUU1UULML II
A M. JOU-bOJf. C. H. STICKEXS.
A. M. JOHNSON & Co.,
CROCKERY & CLASS WARE.
Also "Wholesale Dealers in
Faints. Oils, Varnislies, Gloss.
rutty. Artists OH and Water!
Color, Vnint and Kalso-
Constantly on baud a full and choice stock
or Staple and Fancy Groceries Only tho
Our stock ot Crockery and Glass
Vnrp I the liarjreNt and most Complete
Stock pcr opened in Astoria.
Tea and Dinner Pet. Toilet Seta. Glass.
Fruit, and Water fccts. Bar Fixtures. A.e
Muja.. ronies, En'tic Bottles Goblets, Tum
blers Leu onade Cnjs, &c , Ac.
r. erj tiling sold at lowest Living Kates.
ua!i(y Guaranteed. -
u Examination will more than repay jou.
CLEAR THE TRACK!
I M.D.Kant "TheBoss." f
Who is Coming
Before the Public
As usual, with a
Heuralqh, Sciatica, Lumbago,
Backache, Soreness of the Chest,
Gout, Quinsy, 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 on earth eqoils St. Jacobs Oil
u a safe, aurr, simple and cheap External
Bemdr. A trial entaiU but the ecwparaUrely
trifling outlay of 60 Cent, and etery one inffer
Ing with pain can ha cheap and po-lure proor
of ita claims.
Directions in Eleren languages.
BOLD BY ALLDRUGGI8TS AHDDEALSB8
A. VGGEU3R & CO.,
Baltimore, 2d, T7. 8.JL,
W. E. DEMENT & CO.
ASTORIA, - - - OREGON
Carry in Stock,
DRUGS, CHEMICALS, TOILET
Prescriptions carefully Compounded,
I TREMENDOUS SPEING STOCK!
Man's Wearing Apparel.
Without a doubt he will he
I "The Boss"
: Men's, Youths, Boys'
X Fine Neckwear,
m Shirts, Collars and Cuffs,
"Wlilte and Colored.
The ten largest cities of the
United Stntes and their popula
tions are as follews: New York,
1,206,500; Philadelphia, Pa., 847,
170; Brooklyn, N. Y., 566,063;
Chicago, 111., 503,1S5; Boston,
Mass., 362,839; St. Louis, Mo.,
350,518; Baltimore, Md., 332,313;
Cincinnati, O., 255,139; San Fran
cisco, Cal., 223,956; New Orleans,
A daily freight train has been
put on the Northern Pacific rail
road between Kalama and New
LOEB & CO.,
AGENTS FOR THE
Best San Francisco Houses and
E-All jjoods sold at San Francisco Prices.
Opposite Parker House. Astoria, Orecon.
Gents: About nine cnrs ngo I had ft
child two vcars old and almost dead. The
doctor 1 1ml attending her conld not tell
what ailed her. 1 asked him if he did not
think: it was worms. He said no. How
ever, this did not satisfy inc. as I felt i-on-vlnced
iu my own mind that he hail. I
obtained a bottle of nit. C. McI.AMVS
I cavo her a teaspoonful In the inoniinj
andanothcratniRht,aftcrwhichshci a mxI
seventv-two worms and nas a well -nIu.
Since then I have never Ixscn ui!ln 'it it
in my family. The health of mj ih-1 ireu
ivnmJnpil so rood that I had mul 'toil
watching their actions until about I rre
weeks ago, when two of them pre-cnted
the same sickly appearance that I nuny
did nine years a?o. So I thought a mnL
be worms, and went to work at oni o w ith
a bottle of 1K. C. 3IcLANKS V1.U7.U
FUGE between four of my children, iliIr
ages being as follews: Al Ice, 8 ears; C har-ley.-lyears;
Emroa.G years: John,9cars
Now comes the result: Alice and Ilmiiia
camcoutall right.but Charley pascd forty
five and Johnny about sixty worms, i Ue
result was so uratlfyhig that I -pent two
das in showing the wonderful tuVct of
vour Vermifuge around I'Uca, and now
Iia. j the worms on exhibition in my store.
Your, truly, JOHX 1'11'EK.
MAGNUS 0. (1R0SBT,
HARWAEE, im, steel,
Iron Pipe and Fittings,
PLTJ FIBERS AKD STEAM FITTER0
Goods and Tools,
SHEET LEAD STRIP LEAD
SHEET IRON TIN AND COPPER,
Caonery anft Flslennens Sullies
Stoves, Tin Ware and House
JOBBING IN SHEET IRON, TIN. COP
PER PLUMBING ttnd STEAM FITTING
Done with reatness and dispatch.
None but first class workmen employed.
A larye a-crtinent ofj
Constantly on hand
rrj "THE BOSS" I
5 Gents Furnishing Goods, q Boots, Shoes and Slippers
I Glim Boots, Q) "THE BOSS" I
i BLAJTKET SHIRTS. Q) CaPs stw, and Felt
i asd a.t s
Pinnnei Wear. In Fine Styles. -
s mTTT? Tr,ss TATT,01.
I "With an f
Immense Stock of Cloths, Cassimeres, Tweeds.
THREE FACTS TO THE PUBLIC.
S He will make you Prices Lower than any other hoose in the
J city. -
5 You can pick from tho Largest Yariety of Roods in this city. 5
S He will give you better value for your money than any other jj
S store in tills city. 3
5 "" Don't fail to call on
i "THE BOSS" M. B. KANT. '-
Doors, Windows, Blinds, Transoms, Lumber.
Tli ecnuliie 1K. C lorVXirs VKK
311 VUG C Is manufactured only by
Fleming Bros., Pittsburgh, Pa.,
nml bear the slgunturr of . McLnne
nwrFlcMnhic Itro. UN never made In
St. Iuls or Wheeling.
Be urc you get tlie genuine Price, 25
cents n bottle.
FLEMIXG BROS., Pitblmrgh, Pa.
According to the Ea&t Orego-
man, Pendleton has forty men
who claim to be active firemen and
the balance of her citizens belong
to the Hook & Ladder company,
so that the poll-tax receipts there
are rather light.
All kinds of
OAK LUMBER, i
Boat Material, Etc.
I Boats of aU Kinds Made to Order, j
Orders from a distance promptly attended to, and satisfaction guaranteed In all cases.
LOOK HERE !
We respectfully inform the public tlmt we
will nhvajs keep on hand the best quality of
Eresh. and Cured Meats,
Choice Pamily Groceries,
Fresh Fruits, Vegetables, Crockery and
Ships, Hotels and Boarding Houses sup
plied on liberal terms.
A share of the public patronage Is respect
fully solicited. ,,TW.,
dtf. AVAKREK & THOMPSON.
Crickets have already made
their appearance in vast numbers
in Sprague river valley, Klamath
county. The unusually pleasant
weather brought them out several
months sooner than usual.
A great portion of Goose lake is
filled with waterfowl, to such an
extent as was never known be
fore. Swans are also abundant
along the shores.
Tills powder never varies. A marvel of
purity, ftrencth and vholesomeness. More
economical than the ordinary kinds, and
mnnnt be sold in comnetitlon with the mul
titude of low test, short weight, alum or
Sliospluue iMiwuers. aoia uniy m cant,
lOVAbBAKIXOPOWDKItCO.. ICC Wall-SL
Is not a "curi: all," It is a blood-purtncr ami
tonic. Impurity of the blood poisons thess
fm dmiurp the circulation, and thus in
duces manv disorders, known by different
names to distinguish them according to ef
fects, but being really branches or phases of
that great generic disorder, impuritj- 01
Ulood. Such are Dypepla, UlUlmunus,
Liver Complaint, Constipation, IVerntw. Dis
orders, Headache, Backache, General Vfcal;
nci. Heart Dleait,Dmptv, Kidney Dltac,
111C8, llneumawnt, iniurni, ouyiuiu,oni
DUorderx, Pimples. Ulcer. Sicellings, Ac.
te. Iinr of the Ulood preents and
cures these by attacking the cauc. Impurity
of the blood. Chemists and physicians agree
in Miiinf it "the most cenulne and efficient
preparation for the purpose." Sold by Dnig
clsts. 81 per bottle. See testimonials, direc-
lions, c, in pampiuci, , nca" ""."xvSr
ot thn Blood." wrapped around each bottle.
D. ItAXSOM. SON & Co.. Props
Improvement of Chehalis River,W.T.
U. 6. Exqixkkr Office.
YomuKSD. Oregon, March 24th 1683.
FP.OPOSALS WILL BE DECEIVED UN
tll 11 A. M.. Anril 24th. 1SS3. for remov
ing drift and tnaes from the Cliannel of the
Specifications, reauired forms of bids and
necessary Information will be furnished on
dr. Captala e Esgiacers.
Scarf Pins, Chains, Watches,
Of every description.
The finest stock or Jew elry in Astoria.
53TA11 goods warrantedasreprescnted
GUSTAV HANSEN, JEWELER.
Inst received at
M. JOHNSON & CO'S
Another large shipment of
DlHBcr ami Tra Sets, Glass Seti,
"Water Sets. Toilet Sets,
Har Classes and Bottles or all kinds.
Cigar tighter. Table Callery.
Plain and Dated Castors,
Ornamental Ilaad Lamps,
I'ateat heir- citlHgnlshiBg .Laap
Lallastce Lamp Cklmncys, all aires,
Lamp KcdHcers, Lamp Shades, pa-
peraml porcelain and Illuminators
Bean ruts, and Flower Vet. Stone
Jars, all Sizes.
Of all kinds and descriptions. It will pay
you to call and examine.
The largest stock of CKOCKERY in town
S. AENDT & EERCHEN,
ASTORIA. - OREGON.
The Pioneer Machine Shop
o xl j j: i wmsmgmky9
AU kinds of
Promptly attended to.
A specialty made of repairing
FOOT OF LAFAYETTE STREET.
AUCTIONEER, COMMISSION AND IN
il ELO F. PAItKJEB.
Clatsop Connty,and City of Astoria
Office :-Chenamus street, Y. M. O. A. hall
Room No. 8.
Tji. J. WUiTOS,
Attorney and Counselor at Law.
as-Ofuce in rythiaivBuilding. Rooms 11, 12.
ASTORIA, --- - OREGON.
TA.Y TUTTUB, M. .
J PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
I OFncK-Rooms 1 , 2, and 3. Pythian Build-
RK3iDEXCK-0ver J. E. Thomas Drug
ASTORIA IRON WORKS.
BKNTOir STBEET, NKAK PAKKEJt HOUSF,
ASTORIA. - OREGON.
TTt P. HICKS,
ASTORIA, - - -
Rooms In Allen's building up stairs, comer
of Cass and Sqemocqhe streets.
Are you made miserable by Indi
gestion, Constipation, Dizziness, Loss of
appetite, Yellow Skin ? Shilob's Yital
izer Is a positive cure.- For salo by W.
HAVE BE MO TED!
From their old quarters to their
And Factory near Kinney's Cannery
Boiler Work, Steamboat Work,
and Cannery Work a specialty.
Ofall Descriptions made to Order
at Short Notice.
A. T. "Wass, President.
J. G. Hustiek, Secretary.
L. W. Case, Treasurer.
JomrFox, Superinte nden
I Q. A. BOWLBY.
ATTORNEY AT LA"W.
Cheuaraus Street. - ASTORIA. OREGO
Notice to Settle.
BEING DESIROUS OF CLOSING UP Ac
counts all parties indebted to D. K.
"Warren will please call at an early date
and settle. dtf.
NEAT, CHEAP AND QUICK. BY
Mala Street, opposite N. Loeb's.
GENERAL STEAMSHIP AGENCY.
Bills of Exchange on any
Part of Europe.
EAST AGENT FOR THE FOLLOWING
well known and commodious steamship
STATE LINE, RED STAR,
NATIONAL, and AMERICAN LINE.
rrepald Tickets to or from any European
For fnll Information as to rates of fare,
sailing days, etc., apply to ,
I. W. OASIS.
-A Nasal Injector free with each
hottle of Shiloh's Catarrh. Remedy-
1 Price 50 cent Sold by W, E. Dement.