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Astoria, Oregon, Tuesday Horning, July 31, 1883.
NORTHERN PACIFIC FORESTS.
A Chronicle correspondent,
writting from Seattle, on Puget
Sound front of Washington terri
tory, says of the comparative in
exhaustibility of the forest timber
in the region from the Columbia to
Fraser rivers, that "it consists of
trees which will yield 23,000 feet
of lumber to the acre." And he
rates the area of this vast forest at
"equal in extent to the state of
Iowa;" or 35,28S,000 acres. But
in estimating the amount of lum
ber for the whole of it, he puts
the figures at less than the
fifth of 25,000 feet per acre,
vot this modern calculation
the enormous aggregate of
000,000,000 feet of lumber! And
he states that in the thirty-five
years during which saw mills have
been at work reducing these for
ests to lumber, the whole quantity
cut does not exceed 2,500,000,000
feet. By the word "feet," as ap
plied to lumber, we understand
our correspondent to mean board
measure, or lumber one inch thick
and of so many square feet. His
estimate, therefore, of less than
5,000 feet of lumber per acre as
the average contents of thfse
Northern forests, is very low, anil
we rather incline to trust in his
first statement of a probable 2V
000 feet. For the trees range in
height from 320 to 250 feet, stand
so thick as to excludo the rays of
the sun from the ground, and
many, nerhans the maioritv of
them, would cut over 1,000 feet
board measure each, without tak
ing into account the parts above
the first considerable limb. More
over, these majestic woods extend
over a much greater area than is
covered by the state of Iowa. Be
ginning as far south as Mendocino
county in this state, they run for
certainly not less than 2,000 miles
northward, extending inland from
the sea-coast from SO to 120 miles,
with only here and there at long
intervals the breaks which are in
terposed by a few small open
glades called "valleys." "We are
convinced that the total amount of
lumber contained in this grand
forest region of S0,000 to 100,000
square miles is ten times as much
"as 160,000,000,000 of feet. But
accepting the figures as approxi
mately true so far as they relate
to Oregon, "Washington and Brit
ish Columbia, we may still safely
say that the lumber resources of
the North Pacific are inexhausti
ble, if that word properly applies
to any substance upon the earth.
The average yearly cut of lumber
in Oregon and "Washington for
the last thirty-five years has been
in round numbers 72,000,000 feet.
Let us assume that for the next
thirty years it will be three times
as much, 216,000,000 feet a year.
At that rate of forest destruction
it would take 740 3rears to exhaust
the timber now growing from the
Columbia to the Fraser and from
the sea backward to the eastern
slopes of the Cascade mountains.
At an average lumber consump
tion of 500,000,000 feet a year,
there is forest sufficient to last 320
years, and in that time the timber
first cut would be reproduced.
How muchsoever the region
from Montana and Utah eastward
may be threatened with a dearth
of lumber from the devastation of
the pine forests of Michigan,
Wisconsin and Minnesota to sup
ply the demands of timberless
prairie states, there need be no
fear that this coast will ever want
for lumber within the next four
centuries to come. But this is not
an argument against tree-planting
in tbe great valleys of California
or against proper laws for the
protection of timber in the Sierra
Nevada and the redwoods of the
"We were seized a few morn
ings ago by a terrible pain in the
left shoulder and neck," says W.
F. Cook, Esq., editor of the Cana
joharie (N. Y.) Courier. "Having
been favorably impressed for some
time with the virtue of an article
recommended for all sudden pains,
and especially rheumatism, we
thoroughly rubbed the offending
part, and in less time than we
write it, relief came. The article
in question is St. Jacobs Oil, and
we are loud in its praise.
How Cattle Increase.
Comparatively few, even among
those accustomed to seeing do
mestic animals about them on the
farm, realize how rapidly cattle,
sheep and horses would multiply,
if all the female progeny wpre al
lowed to breed each year. If 100
cows and their female progeny be
kept at breeding for ten years,
the result will be as follows, es
timating that -10 per cent, of the
cows would have heifers, which
would, beginning when two years
old, in their turn have yonti:
100 cows in fust ear drop ......
100 cows in second yenr drop........
140 cows in thlnl year drop ..
180 cow8 in fourth year drop........
23G cows in fifth year drop
SOS cows in .ixfh year drop
402 cows in seventh year drop. .
525 cows in eighth year drop
CSC cows in ninth ywardrop
8!5 cows in tentli year drop
Total, ten years
The number of bulls would be
the same as that of heifers. From
the above an idea can be got of
the rate at which good stock in
creases. Cows of any of the im
proved breeds, worth $200 to $300
each, bring calves that sell on an
average for about the same price.
Thus it is the coupons arc cut off
every year. H the bulls are sold
and the heifers retained for breed
ing, a small beginning will in ten
to fifteen ve.trs make a large and
profitable herd. The same is true
of horses (allowing one or two
years longer for the fillies lo be
gin breeding), and to a greater ex
tent of sheep and hogs.
The Washington Star renews
the story about. Voorhees saying
Hendricks was not a candidate on
the old ticket with Tilden, and
says: "Voorhees is here, and in
conversation with a political
friend, reiterated the story that he
recently had a long and free talk
with Hendricks, and was con
vinced, from what he said, that he
had put aside political ambition.
Voorhees also told his friends that
Hendricks stubbornly refused to
withdraw from the candidacy for
vice president in 1SS0, in favor of
McDonald. This was not mere
opposition to McDonald, but was
brought about by a telegram from
Bill English, who advised him -to
stick, and he would secure his
nomination. At the same time
English knew that Hendricks could
not be nominatcd,aud hoped that he
(English) could get it if McDonald
was killed off.
A new horror has been discov
ered in Kansas. Jtis the terrible
"screw worm." The fly, of which
this worm is the antecedent,
scents the blood of Texas cattle
from afar and deposits its eggs in
the wounds they receive by fight-;
ing with one another. In a few!
hours the worm resembles a half
inch screw with a pointed head,'
appear and burrow and honey-;
comb the flesh of the animals until
they run wild with pain, and death
comes to relieve them. But this
is not the worst. They have in
vaded Kansas and have begun lo
attack hiima beings, depositing j
the efffs in the noses of those !
troubled with catarrh troubles,
and which the' seem lo bo able to
scent out as they do the blood of
Texas cattle. Two cases have ac-
curred in which the victims, after
suffering great agony, have had
the worms removed and have re-
covered. But these worms burrow
in the flesh with ijreat activity,
once fairly in possession of a man's !
body it is not believed that any j
one is vigorous enough to live j
through an attack. j
A calf with a human head was j
born recently on the farm of
Joseph Hietl, near Winchester,
Ya. Tts body w:is that of an j
ordinary calf, while its head,mouth,
nose, etc., was the shape of that of
a human being. Upon being
dissected its head was found to be J
totally without brains, containing
nothing but water, and its body a !
1 , . .t 1 . t
total maiiormation inrougnout. i
It was pronounced to have been
alive up to the lime of its birth,
but to have died instantly upon
Croup, Whooping Cough anil Brou
chitis immediately relieved by Sbiloh's
Cure. Sold by W. E. Dement.
Blocked Their Little Game.
In 1S79 a town was founded at
Eureka Springs, Ark. For nearly
a year nothing was dyne to give
any prospects for future success,
but in 18S0 upwards of 400 per
son settled there. Now the nuni:
ber of inhabitants is 10,000.
Outside parties preempted certain
lands within the city !iinit, and
laid out building lots. At the
same lime they gave out the re
port that the water there posses
sed great curative properties, and
thereby, it is claimed, caused a
heavy emigration, and the proper
ty sold rapidly and increased in
value. The question arose, Who
owns the town the people who
have gone there and made the
place what it really is, or those
who preempted a large portion of
the town sites and now wish to
sell them at high figures? The
commissioners of the land office
have decided in favor of the former.
A Washington special says:
The report of the commissioner
general of the land office for the
fiscal year ending . I une 30, 1SS3,
will be completed in a lew weeks.
It will show an increase of 20 per
cent, in acreage of public lands
disposed of during the year, or
about 17,000,000 acres. Nearly
half of this, or S,000,00tl acres,
were sold in Dakota. This is
about double the number of neres
disposed of in Dakota for any
year previous. The report for
the year ended June .0, 18S2,
showed sales amounting to ever
1-1,000,000 acres, being an in
crease of 25 per cent, over sales of
the year before, and the largest
disposition of publir lands in any
Tliis Knvtlcr iiewr varies. A marvel o
puritj.idreiurtli ami wlnlsomeness. More
economical than the ordinary kinds, ami
cannot In' sold in conmclition with tite inal-
titudc of low test snort weight, alum or
phosphate powders. Sohlonlu in can, Eov-
ai. i;akin(; j'owbeuuo,. ltw waii-st, v.
No titno should ho lost if tho stomach. liver
and bowels aro aiTectetl. to ndojit thosuro rcnil
edy, llostctter' Stomnch 1 titters. Diseases
of the organs named beset other. far morn
serious, and delay is thcrcforo hazardous.
Dy."pei?ia, liver comiilaint. chills and (ever,
early rheumatic twinscs. kidney woflknes.,
bring serious bodily trouble if trilled wllh.
Lose no thao In using this cflcctiro and safe
Forsalo by all Drusxlsts and Dealers
Cor. of Chenamus and Ronton Streets,
ASTORIA, - - - OUEGOX,
Have the best facilities for furnishing
Of all kinds, of any firm in tbe citv.
T 1IAVKTHIS DAY SOLD A HALF IX
JL tcrest in the business of sailmaking to
2Ir. .1. Hess, of this citv. lilr. Hess lias been
wlthine in the capacity of foreman for a
number or years and is fully comictcnt in
all the branches of .sailmaking.
Herealtertlie business will be carried on
in the firm name of theAstoria JSall-loft, J.
Hess & Co., proprietors.
Neuralgia, Sciatica, Lumbago,
Backache, Soreness of the Chest,
Gout, Quinsy, Sore Throat, Swell
ings and Sprains, Burns and
Scalds, Genera Bodily
Tooth, Ear and Headache, Frosied
Feet and Ears, and all other
Pains and Aches.
No Preparation oa earth equals Sr. J.'.coes Oil
u a safe, sure, simple and cheap External
Itemed j. A trial entail but tho comparatively
trifling outlay of 50 Cents, and erery oae tuner
log with rain can baTC cheap and j-o.dtire proof
of its claims.
Direction j in Eleven Lungcages.
BOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS AKD DEALERS
A. VOGEXJ3R & CO.,
Iiuitiiuure. -Ti., 1. a. A.
A dispatch was received at ine
Paris Ministry of Marine oflice
last Sunday, announcing that the
French troops had made a sortie
from Hanoi, inflicting a severe loss
on the enemy. The dispatch
further says that ('olouel Ilodons
made a sortie on the 19th from
Hanoi, with a force of f00 men.
lie captured seven pieces of artil
lery and killed 1,000 of the enemy,
with the loss to the Freneh of but
SYMPTOMS OF WORMS.
The muntpicmee is pule ami leaden
colmed, with x-c:timal Hushes of a cJr
ctmwrib.il sjmt mi one or IkjUi checks;
the eyes Income dull; the pupils dilate;
an :t7.u r- .-cjiiicirclc runs alon the lower
eye-lid ; tin- nose is irritated, swells, and
sometimes bleeds; n swelling ii"lhc tipper
lip; occasional headache, with humming
or throbbing or tltc ears; an unusual se
cretion of saliva; slimy or furred tongue;
breath very foul, particularly in the morti
ine; npjR'tite variable, sometimes vora
cious, with a euawiiiK sensation of the
stomach; at others, entirely gone; Heetlng
pains in the stomach; occasional nausea
and vomiting; violent iiins throughout
lite nlHioiueii; bowels irregular, at times
eo-Ulve: stools .slimy, not unfremieutly
lingcd with bliod ; belly swollen and hard;
urine turbid ; respiration occasionally illtli-c-ult
and accompanied by hiccough; cough
sometimes dry mid convulsive; uueusy ami
disturbed -Jeep, with grind lug of the teeth;
ti'mjn r variable, but generally irritable.
Whenever the alcove symptoms are
found to exist.
1)K. ('. 3IcLAXKS YEKMIFUKE
W'll certainly etrect a cure.
In buying Vermifuge lie sure you ,i.t
t;.e genuine XK. C. IcI.AXK'S VICIOII
Fl'tSU, manufactnrod by ricmliig ttro-:..
M M'ikmI Street, Pittsburgh, la. The
in rUet is full of couuiorfeils. You will
Ik- riulit if i: has the signature of Flem
ing ttros. :md C. Mclane.
If your storekeeper does not hae the
gLii:si!ie, pleae reKrt to us.
Se.id us a throe cent stamp for I haiid
wine advertising cards.
FLE3IINK JJKOS., Pittsburgh, !'a.
A FULL LINE OF
Plumbing and Gas Fitting.
Plumbers, Gas1and Steam Fitters.
Jofebing Promptly Attended to.
A Full Supply of
WAS FLXTUKFJs, COCKS. STEAM FIT
TINGS, ETC., ALWAYS ON HAND.
Cannery, and Steamboat Work
Chenamus street, opposite Dement N Diua
Store, Astoria, Oregon.
Gas and Steam Fitting
DON EDY RUDDOCK & "WHEELER. AT
fair rates. Also a complete .stoek ol
goods iu our line. Estimates fdven and
Cass street, in rear of I O O F liulldiu?,
next to Gas cos oillce.
t ff iTJSLS AND RESTAURANTS.
'ARK KB. HOUSE,
V ASSililil.. :Ianairer.
ASTORIA, - - - OREGON.
FIRST CLASS HOTEL.
U Voiir.UX IMPROVEMENTS.
HT i.S MM BATHS.
'None But White Help Employed.
eCFREE COACH TO THE H0USE.-5
IT IS A FACT
JEFF'S CHOP HOUSE
Concomly Street is the Best in
: Hi- Uuh AUmys on Ifnnd FRESH
Shoal AVuter Uay ami East
j4- JEFF" IS THE BOSS CATERER.
j !! lia Iireti Proprietor of tlie "Aurora
J Hotrl" in Knnppton seven year.
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.
ROSCOE'S FIRST CLASS
CllEXA.Ml'.-s STREET, ASTORIA.
miiE UNDERSIGNED IS PLEASED., TO
JL Hnnotmee to the publir that he has op
:E3vt23Lgr House ,
And furnishes in first-class style
OVSTEltS, HOT COFFEE TEA, ETC
Ladies' and Gent's Oyster Saloon,
lVa.se Rive m: a call.
ROSCOE DIXON, Proprietor
Refitted throughout : thefTable supplied
with the beM Hie beds elean and comfort
able. A Fir?l :el:iss House.
Hoard by the week, - $5.00
Meals to order.
.1. 0, ROSS, Proprietor.
Chop House and Restaurant.
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT,
nieals rents anil upwniulH.
2M i. v STitr.irr,
SEVILLE & CO.
Pacific Net and Twine Co.
.Sax FttAXf iso. April lltli, K88.;.
For general convenience,
wo have aent a supply of So. 30j 12
ply ;-miIiie Scoleli Salmon IVet
Twine, to the'eare of A. JOHNSON
it CO.. A.Ntoria, which will be sold at
low enough figures to make it an object
for all net menders to use it for repairs,
in plaee of the more costly No. 40, 12-ply-
Fishermen who have heretofore used
this grade of twine for repairs, claim
that the durability of tin patch is equal
to the bnlaure of the net, after the latter
has ltad a few weeks use. We think it
will he money in yonrpoclet to try it.
For prices and samples apply to
A.M. .JOHNSON &CO.,
Neville & Co. Sole Agents, I .., .OMicn
21 and as California St. f tranclsco.
MAGNfJS C. CROSBY.
HAOTAEE, IRON, STEEL,
Iron Pipe and Fittings,
1LU Mr.EKS AND STEAM FITTER0
Goods and Tools,
SHEET LEAD STRIP LEAD
SHEET IRON T1H AND COPPER,
Stoves, Tin Ware and House
JOBBING IN SHEET IRON, TIN, COP
PER PLUMBING and STEAM FITTING
Done with neatness and dispatch.
None but first class workmen employed.
A large assortment off
Constantly on baud
THE LATEST STYLES
B. S. FRANKLIN'S,
NEXT DOOItTO ASTORIAX OFFICE.
A very large Stock from which to select.
Window curtains made to order.
t2T-My patent Trimmer to cut Wall Paper
will le louiul convenient to my patron.
Doors, Windows, Blinds, Transoms, Lumber.
All kinds of
Boat Material, Etc.
1 Boats of all Kinds Made to Order. 1
Ee'-Orders from a distance promptly attended to, and satisfaction guaranteed in all cases
S. AENDT & EERCBEN,
ASTORIA. - OREGON.
The Pioneer Machine Shop
All kinds of
Promptly attended to.
A specialty made of repairing
FOOT OF LA FAYETTE STREET.
ASTORIA IRON WORKS.
Bsirrox Stkkkt, Nkar Paukkr Uousk,
ASTOEfA. - OREfiON.
GENERAL MACHINISTS AND
LAM anfl MASKMES
BoilerWork, Steamboat Work
and Cannery Work a spe
cialty. Of all DPHrrtptions made to Order
at Short Notice.
A. D. Wass. Prosident.
.1. G. Hcstlf.u, Secretary,
I. V. Case, Treasurer.
.ioiix Fox, Superintendent.
LOEB & CO.,
AGENTS FOR THE
Best San Francisco Houses and
Tumblers Decanters, and All
Kinds of Saloon Supplies.
EFA1I goods sold at San Francisco Prices.
Opposite Parker House. Astoria. Oreson.
No. 40 12-Ply
SALMON TWINE 1
CORK AND LEAD LINES,
A Full Stock Now on Hand.
HENRY DOYLE & CO.,
Sll 3Iarket Street, Man Fraucinco .
Sole Agents for tho Pacific Coast.
A. V. Allen,
(mIiCUKXSOR TO PAOE & ALLKN.)
NYUolesaleand retail dealer' in
Glass and Plated Ware,
TROPICAL AND DOMESTIC
FRUITS AND VEGErABLES.
Q . V UliTOX,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Rooms ft and C.Odd Fellows Bulldiug.
'AUCTIONEER. COMMISSION AX1) IN'
otto vnt r v"T
JAY TUTTXiE, 31. I.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Office llooms l, 2, and 3. Pythian Bulld
RF-StiiKXCKOver J. E. Thomas' Drut:
. SURVEYOR OF
ClutMOp ('ounty.and City of Astoria
I Offloe :-ChenamiLS street, Y. M. C. A. hall
! Room No. 8.
"CI P. UICKS,
Rooms In Allen's building up stairs, corner
f Cass aud Sqemocqhe stret .
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Chenamus;treet, - - ASTORIA, OREtON
J J. JONES,
Ship and Steamboat Joiner.
JIt. J. K. fcaFOKOE.
Room 11, Odd Fellows Building, Astoria, Or.
Gas administered for painless extraction
ATT'l" AT LAW.
Notary Public, Commissioner of Deeds for
California, New York anil Washington Ter
ritory. Rooms a aud I. Odd Fellows Building, As
N. B. -Claims at Washington. D. C, and
collections a specialty.
GENERAL STEAMSHIP AGENCY.
Bills of Exchange on any
Part ol Europe.
1AM AO EXT FOR TIE FOLLOWING
well known and commodious steamship
STATE LINE, RED STAR,
NATIONAL.-and AMERICAN LINE.
Prepaid tickets to or from any European
For full Information as to rates of fore,
sailing days, etc, apply to
I. W. CASE.
BOZORTH & JOHNS.
Real Estate and General Insurance
ASTOIUA, ... Oregon.
WE WRITE POLICIES IN TIIE WEST
ern. State Investment, Hamburg. Bre
men and North Germau Fire Insurance Com
panies, and represent the Travellers' Life
and Accident of Hartrord, and the New
York Lire, of N. Y.
We have tho only complete set of township
maps in the county, and have made arrange
ments to receive applications, filings, and
final proors on ilomesteads, Preemptions,
Timber Lands, etc.. having all the official
blanks therefor. Our mans can be exam
ined in the oflice, upon the payment of a
We also have for sale city property in As
toria aud additions, and farms and tide land
Rents, and other collections made, and
BOZORTH & JOHNS,
mm CLEARANCE SALE!
to make room for more
HMwe ani Slip Ghanfllery
A. VAN DUSEN & GO.
Will sell at cost their entire stock or
HATS AND CAPS
BOOTS AND SHOES.
These goods must be disposed of as we are
soon to receive another large lot of
Hardware and Ship Chandlery
And must have room to store it.
WE J LAVE THE AGENCY FOR ASTO
na of the above safes ; parties desiring
to purchase will do well to call and examine
catalogue and price lists.
BOZORTH & JOHNS.