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Astoria, Oregon, Weduesday Morning, September 12, 1883.
THE WOMEN OP THE SOUTH.
Whenever the demagogue of
northern politics grows weary of
Ku-Klux in the south, lie assails
southern women, He claims that
they were enthusiastic over se
cession, encouraged rebellion and
that they still hate the '-Yankee"
with a bitterness almost personal
ly dangerous. The first part of
the charge is true the latter an
outrageous slander. Modern his
tory cannot name a war in which
the wives and mothers and sisters
and daughters of an army were
more enthusiastic and self-sacrificing.
To the men of the south the
war was the solution of a political
problem. To the women it seem
ed an attempt of the north to con
quer and desolate the country.
They firmly and earnestly believed
that the south had long been op
pressed, and that the war was to
further abridge rights and liber
ties. Believing this it 'may be
safely asserted that nineteen out
of every twenty women in the
south were Tioj&ns to their cour
age, Spartans in their fortitude
and Romans in their faith and
self-sacrifice. Husbands and fath
ers and brothers wore made rea(ly
for war and given a woman's
blessing, and even had the Con
federate conscription act been less
stringent the able-bodied man
who shirked military service could
not have lived at home for the
taunts of the women.
History will never detail the
self-sacrificing and heroic courage
of southern women. No matter
as to the right or wrong of the
cause they believed it was right.
The blow fell upon the family
household early and with full
force. In Virginia seven out of
ten families were without men
folks at home within three months
from the first battle. Father and
sons went together. The wife
and mother gave all she had, and
then turned to face further anxie
ties. There were thousands of
women in the Old Dominion who
had never laced their shoes or
combed their hair. The slave was
at hand to obey every nod. These
women sent their husbands and
sons to the front and then faced
the question of food .supply. Tn
many cases the slaves ran away.
When this occurred the women
went into the fields and put in
such crops as they could. Where
the slaves remained the mistress
was forced to act as her own man
ager and overseer and assume all
responsibility. There are plenty
of Federal troopers still living who
found educated and cultured
southern women wielding hoes
and holding plows in the corn
fierd within six months of the open
ing of the war.
It was the Southern women
more than the provost marshals
who checked desertion and made
the offense odious. The Confeder
ate who left the front without
leave found no welcome outside of
his own family. He who came
home by authority and with a
wound to attest his bravery in
action, was a hero until duty com
pelled his return.
No man ever saw a night so
wild that a southern woman would
not face it to carry news to Con
federate soldiers. Every woman
was a scout and a spy. If the
mother could not go the daughter
was sent. If there was no (laugh
ter a dispatch or message was
hurried oif by a negro or a signal
was made. They came to accu
rately estimate the strength of
marching columns, to identify one
make of guns from another in the
batteries, and where scouts
and spies could not go the
women could. It was a woman
who saved Mosby again and
again. It was a woman who told
General Jackson the exact
strength of the federal force at
Front Royal before he fell upon
it m carrying out his valley cam
paign. It was a woman who told
Early just "how Sheridan's army
was distributed at Cedar Creek,
and there was scarcely a battle on
Virginia's soil with which women
had not something to do as the
bearers of information. Once en
listed in the cause thev did not
know what despair was. They
sent their bedding to the hospitals,
their provisions to the army, and
their jewelry to a buyer of Con
federate arms in Europe. When
the Confederate government could
not furnish rations the Confeder
ate women did.
I have asked hundreds of Con
federate soldiers how they made
a start after the war, and in nearly
every instance the answer began
"Well, my Avife, you know "
His wife had been the power to
brace him up for the new start in
life. The home was in ashes, the
farm grown up to briers and the
country overrun with outlaws, but
the wife's words of hope and en
couragement set the returned
soldier to work. With auv other
class of women the south would
have been built up by the inch in
stead of the foot. As they were
enthusiastic in war, sp also are
they heroines in peace. Jn the
real southern woman's heart there
is no hatred of northerners. There
is not even distrust Or suspicion.
In her parlor may hang portraits
through which Sherman's men
thrust bayonets, but her pleasant
est letters are mailed to and re
ceived from friends in the north.
The war as a war is buried and
forgotten, or if bitter memories
force themselves to the surface
there is no heartburning for
vengeance. Jf. Quad.
Ambitious Women in Colorado.
Practically, a woman's life is
only about half as long as a man's,
and ten years of her prime are
worth all the rest of it put togeth
er. In nine cases of ten she
comes here young, hopeful, and
frequently, handsome; willing to
help her husband make a fortune
that will keep them in affluence in
the home of their preference. Long
before the fortune is made the
wind and sun have got in their
work upon her complexion. Her
hands and face are hardened by
toil; all the intense determination
required to bring and keep her
here is chiseled in so many lines
in her face. She has forgotten
how to dress hersell, has lost all
pride in appearance, and the wo
man who does not know how to
put on her clothes is about the
most unprepossessing object under
heaven. If the husband dies, she
takes up the business where he
left off and makes a success of it.
We hear of it back in the states.
praise her, possibly envy her the
"wild, free life," but when she has
finished the task she set for her
self she is spoilt for everything
else. This applies ol course, to
those who live on the plains, far
from the cities. Where there is
nothing else to do, and a necessity
lor doing sometmng, it is very
courageous, in a man or woman to
come here and do just these
things, and stay as long as may be
required for the purpose set, but
let not luxurious ignorance im
agine that there is an3'thing exhil
arating about it; and, after all,
there is scarcely one of these sue
cessful ones that by the same
braver' and patience at home
could not have achieved as much,
without losing the advantages that
have been denied them in their
isolation . Co uricr Journal.
The Mule-Whacker and the Major
Maj. Sanger, who is known in
military slang as a "bantam." was
returning one day from Bis
marck to Fort Lincoln, and the
ambulance in which he was riding
was dela3'od by a team and wagon
driven by one of the class known
as mule-whackers. The driver of
the ambulance and the mule
whacker got into a wordy alterca
tion, and Maj. Sanger got very
indignant at what he believed to
bo impertinent language and uu
warranted interference in his jour
ney. He jumped from the ambu
lance, a Tom Thumb in size, but
a Goliath in fury, and exclaimed:
"Get that wagon out of the
The unule-whacker looked at
him quizzically- and asked:
"Who the devil are you?"
"I um Maj. Sanger, of the arm,
sir, and I want you to get that
wagon out of the way."
The mule-whacker ejected a
mouthful of tobacco into the road
"Do you know what I will do
with 3'ou, Maj. Sanger, of the
army, sir, if you don't make less
noise with your mouth?"
"What will you do?'" inquired
the Major, looking as large and
fierce as possible.
"I'll set a mouse-trap and catch
you, Maj. Sanger, of the army, sir,
and give you to my puppy to play
Russia's Designs Upon Bulgaria.
London, Sept. 10. The PosCx
Berlin dispatch says: "Russian
officers in Bulgaria are acting in a
thoroughly revolutionary manner,
and do not even disdain a coali
tion with the Nihilists. It is
feared their action will bring back
a crisis that will lead to the re
opening of the whole eastern ques
The Telegraph's Vienna special,
referring to the affairs in Bulgaria,
says it can be positively stated,
that the object of Russia is to get
rid of Prince Alexander and place
its own nominee upon the throne.
None of the powers will, however,
tolerate the usurpation of the
throne of Bulgaria by a Russian
pretender, even if he should provo
to be Grand Duke Sergius or
Grand Duke Paul.
The Standard's Berlin dispatch
states that the joining of Rouman
ia in the alliance with Austria and
Germany is an answer to Russia's
coup d'etat in Bulgaria. The cor
respondent adds that the relations
now existing betweeu Germany
and Russia are more than cold,
and says it is reported that Rus
sians are concentrating an armed
force north of the river Pruih.
This powder never varies. A marvel o
purity, strength and wlnlesomencss. More
economical than tho ordinary hinds, and
cannot be sold in competition with the mul
titude of low test short weight, alum or
paospnate powuers. soiaonitiui cam. j.ov
al Baking Powder Co.. iog Wall-st. X. Y.
King of the Blood
Is not a "cure nil." It is a blood-purifier and
tonic Iinnnntvof llinlilond nnfcnim tlu:!.
tern, deranges the circulation, and thus in
duces many disorders, known bv different
names to distinguish them according to ef
fects, but being really branches or phases of
that great generic disorder. Impurity ox
ISlood. Such are Dysjcpta, BQlioitsne,
ja vcr complaint, constipation, jscrtoux via
order. Headache. Backache. General Weak-
nets. Heart Dizca.ic,Dropu, Kidney Dicae,
Pile, Itheumatbtm, Catarrh, Scrofula, Skin
Disorders, Pimple. Ulcer. Swelling, etc.
l-c. Kins: or the .Blood prevents and.
cures these by attacking the caue. Impurity
of the blood. Chemists and physicians agree
in calling it "the most genuine and efficient
preparation for the purpose." Sold by Drug
gists, SI per bottle. See testimonials, direc
tions, &c. In pamphlet, "Treatise on Diseases
ol th Wood." wrapped around each bottle.
1). RANSOM. SON & Co.. Props
Buffalo, N. Y.
Scarf Pins. Chains, Watches.
Of every description.
The finest stock of Jewelry In Astoria.
car-All goods warrantedasrepresented
GUSTAV HANSEN, JEWELER.
Pto,R THE GREAT -i jjf
uLnMAN REMEu b.
Neuralgia, Sciatica, Lumbago,
Backache, Soreness of the Chest,
Gout, Quinsy, Sore Throat, Swell-'
ings and Sprains, Burns and
Scafds, General Bodily
Tooth, Ear and Headache, Frosted
Feet and Ears, and all other
Pains and Aches.
No Preparation on earth cqctls Sr. Jacocj 0:l
as a Mafe, sure, simple and etieap External
Bemedj-. A trial entails but the corapaiatiTely
trifling outlay of 50 Cents, nd erery cne inner
tag with p&ia caa bare cheap ind 'vitxre proof
of its claims.
Directions in Elsren Language.
BOLD BY ALL DBUGGISTS AHD DEALEE3
A, VOGELER & CO.,
Ealtimorc, JTtf., V. S. A.
From Maine comes the story
that a certain local Democratic
leader called upon Blaine at Au
gusta, and was confidentially in
formed by him that in his
(Blaine's) opinion, if Governor
Butler could secure reelectiou in
Massachusetts this year he would
inevitably' become a Democratic
nominee for president, and be
elected. Blaine added that he
himself was out of politics, and
should, under no circumstances be
in the field for the presidency
A LETTER FROM GERMANY.
: . kn, January 0, 1SS2.
Wry fMeciiRtl .sir:
The praise your Liver Pills lmvo culled
forth here is wonderful. After taking one
and a half boxes of your genuine I)K. C.
aicIuVNK'S L.IV12K I'lLLS, 1 haw en
tirely recovered from niy four years mi tier
ing. All who k.rv)w me wonder how I,
who, for so many years, had no appetite.
aim count not sieep ior uacKneue, Miw-li
in my side, and general stomach nmi
plaints, could have recovered.
An old lady In our city, who ha; -yi:'eretl
for many years from kidney H.nvo. and
the doctors had given her up, took t v.o of
your Mils, and got more roller Hum ln
has from nil the doctors. Yours irn i v.
J. VON DKi: V.KIW.
BEWARE OF IMITATIONS.
The genuine are never sugar-coated.
Every box has n red wax seal on the IM.
with the impression: McLanc's IJvr
The genuine Mcl.ANK'.S LlVKi:
PJI.LS bear tho signature of C. 3IcLnr
and Fleming Iiro. on the wrapiers.
Insist upon having the genuine Jit. C.
MeLANK'S IAVJSIt PILlS, pre-mred lv
Fleming Bros., of Pittsburgh, Pa.. !!:"
market being full of imitations of
name McLanc, spelled differently, but of
If your storekeeper does not have the
cc n nine DR. C. IUcLANK'K CHI.J;
u::atei j.ivkr pilts, semi us yr,
cents, and wc win send you a box bv mall,
and n set of our advertising cards.
FLE3UNG BROS., Pitlslmrgli. Pa.
TO THE TRADE !
Messrs. Wm. E. Hooper & Sons
Have Riven us the EXCLVM VE SAI.K Tor
Pacific Coast of their Celehratetl
"WOODBEEEY ' J"
TWINES 1 HOPE,
Including a Full Line ol
COTTOH SEINE TWINES,
SAIL TVIKES, ETC.
In addition to above, we have on hand a
Complete Assortment of
Needle Brand Seine Twines.
Palmetto Seine and Wrapping
HENRY DOYLE & CO.
517 and 519 Market Street.
Notice of Sale.
miHS IS TO NOTIFY ALL PERSONS
JL that the undersigned has sold all his in
terest in the China garden near the "Wash
ington cannery, to three Chinamen: their,
names are Wong See Gutn. Wong Ing Gum,
and Gong Tong Jung, and tliev will make
garden in that place. CIlAKLEY.
Astoria, September 5th, ISS5. l-wk
Notice to the Public.
ALL PARTIES INDEBTED TO ME ARE
notified that I have placed my accounts
in the hands of Shelman E. Morton, for col
lection. Any account remaining unpaid after the
30th of this month will he handed to my at
torney for leal action thereon.
m ( rl ELS AND RESTAURANTS.
11. IS. 1'ARKP.H. Prop..
ASTORIA, - - - OREGON.
E. P. PARKER. - Manager and Agent.
Al. CROSBY. - - Day Clerk
Phil. BOWERS. - - Night Clerk.
Ja. DUFFY has the Bar and Billiard room.
Pirst Gla3s in all Eespects.
FilEi: COACH TO TIIE HOUSE.
IT IS A FACT
JEFF'S CHOP HOUSE
Conconily Streei is the Best in
!3 has Alivnjs on Hand FRESH
Shun! "Water "Bay and East
"JEFF" IS THE BOSS CATERER.
He ha brcn Proprietor of the "Aurora
Hotel" Id Knappton seven years.
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.
Chop House and Restaurant.
OPEN DAY AND NIGnT.
Uleal.s . rciits and upwards.
G. r.OUli.VUD, - - Proprietor.
31.1 1.Y STUF.ET. ----- ASTORIA.
Hay, Oats, Straw.
Lime, Brick, Cement and Sand
tt'ooil Zollvercd to Order.
Graying, Teaming and Express Business.
Horse3 ana Carriages for Hire.
WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS.
v'XKST CI j ASS
I. Yvr. CASE,
IMl'OKTKlC AND WHOLESALE AND tt&
VML DEALER IN
'Viruci Chcnamus and Cass streets.
NORTHERN PACIFIC EXPRESS
Are Now Ready For Business.
iVS-Oniro with Rozorth: Johns.
A. . Allen,
Y"!n'fcStfe and refHll dealer in
Glass and Plated Ware,
TKOPJCAL AND DOMESTIC
FRUITS AND VEGETABLES.
Grace Church Parish School.
Hear o Church Building.
THIS SCHOOL WILL BE-OPEN MON
dav, Sentember3.iSS3, The moral train
ing of the chUdreu will be carefully watched,
and made a special point. In addition to
the ordinary course of study there will be
instruction In the elements of Vocal llu
Nlr, Urawlns: and Calisthenics. If
foiuul desirable or expedient, classes will be
formed In Higher Mathematics, Botany, As
tronomy, Advanced Music and Drawing,
for which light extra charges will be made.
Terms $2 a month, strictly In aUvance.
REV. M. D. WILSON. - - Hector
MISS ANNIE "W. CORTIS, - Principal
MIS3M.C.TRENCHARD, - Assistant
For fnrther particulars apply to
8 5 Sa -I
Doors, Windows, Blinds, Transoms, Lumber.
All kinds of
OaK LUMBER, ;
Boat Material, Etc. s
Boats of all Kinds Made to Order.
-Orders from a distance promptly attended
S. ARNDT & JFERCHEN,
ASTORIA. - OREGON.
The Pioneer Machine Shop
All kinds of
Tromptly attended to.
A specialty made of repairing
FOOT OF LAFAYETTE STREET.
ASTORIA IRON WORKS.
Bectox Street, Near Parkkii nousK,
ASTORIA. - OREGON.
GENERAL MACHINISTS AND
Boiler Work, Steamboat Work
and Cannery Work a spe
cialty. Ofall Hescriptlons made to Order
at Short Xotloe.
A. I). Wash, President
J. O. nusTLEn, Secretary,
I. V. Case, Treasurer.
.IOHK Fox, Superintendent.
LOEB & CO.,
AGENTS FOR THE
Best San Francisco Houses and
Tumblors Decanters, and All
Kinds of Saloon Supplies.
BPAU goods sold at San Francisco Prices.
Opposite Parker Houso, Astoria, Oregon.
BUY THE BEST !
Salmon Net Threads
Woodberry, and Needle Brands,
CORK 1KB LEAD LIKES,
Fish Pounds, HcincH, and Xets
Imported, to Order. A.
Larce Stoctof Nettinff, EislLines
AND FISH HOOKS.
CONSTANTLY ON HAND.
HENRY DOYLE & CO.,
517 and 519, MARKET STREET
STAgents for tlio Pacific Coast.
F0AED & STOKES,
WE HAVE OPENED-AGAIN
In IlumeVs Mew building.
And are Eeady to Supply
the "Wants of Our
A FULL STOCK
to, and satisfaction guaranteed In all cases
Q IV. FUJbTOX,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Rooms 5 and 6, Odd Fellows Building.
FIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES.
AUCTIONEER, COMMISSION AND IN
JAY TUTTIiE, 31. .
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Office Rooms l, 2, and 3, Pythian Build
Ins. Residence Oyer J. E. Thomas' Drug
Q.3iI.O V. 1'AItSKK.
Clattjop County, and City of Astoria
Offlce :-Chenamus street, Y. M. 0. A. hall
Room No. 8.
ASTORIA, - - - OREGON
Rooms in Allen's building up stairs, corner
f Cass and Sqemocqhe stret .
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Chenamus treet, - - ASTORIA. OREGON
Ship and Steamboat Joiner.
jyu. J. E. riaFOKOH,
Room 11, Odd Fellows Building, Astoria, Or.
Gas administered for nalnless extraction
Q J. OUilTIS,
ATTT AT LAW.
Not:rv Pnhlln. fTnmmfssifnnpr nf rfrli fnr
California, New York and "Washington Ter
ritory. Rooms 3 and -I. Odd Fellows Buildlnjr, As
N. I!. Claims at Washington. D. C, and
collections a specialty.
GKO. P. WIIEELER. W. I.. KOBB.
WHEELER & R0BB.
REAL ESTATE, INSURANCE, AND
Real Estate bought and sold on Commis
sion. Accounts adjusted and Bills collected.
Correspondence from abroad solicited.
C3?"0nlce in Hume's new building:, on Sque
moqua street, next door to Foard & Stokes.
GENERAL STEAMSHIP AGENCY.
Biiis of Exchange on any
Part ol Europe.
I AM AGENT FOR TIE FOLLOWING
well known and commodious steamship
STATE LINE, RED STAR,
NATIONA L. and AMERICAN LINE.
Prepaid tickets to or from any European
For full information as to rates of fare,
sailing daj-s, etc, apply to
I. W. CASE.
B0Z0RTH & JOHNS.
Real Estate and General Insurance
WE WRITE POLICIES IN TIIE WEST
ern. State Investment, Hamburg, Bre
men and Nortli German Fire Insurance Com
panies, and represent the Travellers Life
and Accident of Hartford, and the New
York Life, of N.Y.
We have the only complete set of township
maps in the county, and have made arrange
ments to receive applications, filings, and
final proofs on Homesteads, Preemptions,
Timber Lands, etc., having all the official
blanks therefor. Our maps can be exam
ined in the office, upon the payment of a
We also have for sale city property In As
toria and additions, and farms and tide land
Rents, and other collections made, and
BOZORTH & JOHNS,
Gas and Steam Fitting
DONE BY RUDDOCK & WHEELER. AT
fair rates. Also a complete stock of
goods In our line. Estimates given and
Cass street, in rear of I O O F bnlldinsr.
next to Gas Co's office.