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Astoria, Oregon, Friday Morning, September 14, 1883
THE. NORTHERN PACIFIC
The Northern Pacific lias been
successfully completed, and an
other overland road one that it is
hoped will be really a competing
line offers its advantages to
Washington Territory and Ore
gon, and may soon in some way
affect our own trade with the east.
It is a great work and reflects
credit on the gentlemen who have
for the past two years been push
ing it forward to completion. The
region opened to settlement is
rich and productive and will be a
great factor in the wealth and
prosperity of the United States.
t is unlimited in its resources,
Northern Minnesota and Dakota
having millions of acres of magni
ficent wheat lands, Montana and
Idaho being rich in minerals and
"Washington and Oregon abound
ing in wheat and lumber. The
eastern outlets are convenient.
One is on Lake Superior, whence
wheat can be shipped direct to
England by water during the
summer, and another is at St.
Paul, on the Mississippi, whence
communication with Chicago and
New Orleans is had with facility.
The road traverses a high latitude,
thought to be extremely cold be
fore the Canadian Pacific was pro
jected and it was found that fine
wheat could be raised in British
America almost to the Arctic cir
cle. Its winters would indeed ap
pear long and almost unendurable
to a California!!, but they seem
tropical to thin blooded citizens of
Manitoba, who, when they get
tired out with a season of ice and
snow that promises never to end,
quietly sell out their land and sur
reptitiously steal across the border,
whore they can locate themselves
with greater regard to personal
It is not known what Mr. Vil
lard's plans are in respect to Cali
fornia or whether he has any. The
"Willamette valley road is ap
proaching the northern line of the
state, where it will meet the Cali
fornia and Oregon, which is beinjr
slowly pushed through the moun
tains to meet it. "We arc not at
present to be directly connected
with the east except by means of
the different lines belonging to
the Central Pacific, which every
year tighten their anaconda folds
about us. The Northern Pacific
opens no new country for us ex
cept the mountain districts near
the Oregon line. "We can hardly;
believe that Mr. Villard will stop
where he is. It is one of the laws
of railroad building that it can
never stop. Extensions and new
feeders are constantly needed to
accommodate the trade of dis
tricts that are being developed, or
to prevent business being captur
ed by rival organizations. A few
3ears ago a railroad company
thought it had all it could do to
manage a single short line a few
hundred miles in length. Now
all the great lines have purchased
and absorbed until the Baltimore
and Ohio, the Pennsylvania Cen
tral, the Illinois Central, the Chi
cago and Northwestern, the Chi
cago, Burlington and Quincy and
some others have in absorbed
lines, extensions, branches and
feeders, several thousand miles of
track, and arc constantly acquir
ing more. The Chicago, Burling
ton and Quincy, the Union Pacific
and the Atchison, Topeka and
Santa Fe end in the middle of the
continent, and must inevitably
come to San Francisco, though the
owners of the Central Pacific may,
by shrewd underhand manipula
tion, postpone the day that is sure
to be an evil day for them.
The Northern Pacific must pur
sue the same course if it means to
draw upon the resources oE the
whole Pacific coast, which it un
doubtedly does. It will not b?
enough for it to come to the
California line; it must cross that
line and be able to offer to the
merchants and producers of San
Francisco and the state induce
ments to avail themselves of its
transportation facilities either to
the cast or to points on its line
that may need our products or
my wish to visit us ior business
purposes. While ireignts are
interchanged with the Central
Pacific no one will be perfectly
satisfied; certainly not the mana
gers of the Northern Pacific, who
will be completely at the mercy of
their older and wealthier rivals.
Mr. Villard promises generous
ly; perhaps not too much, but
certainly quite enough. He will
hold the lines of management over
his road very closely, asking no
favors and granting none. He
expects that his road will pay
well, which is, of course, just at
present problematical. lie hopes
in a few years to see "Washington
and Oregon, and the region which
lies along his road, filled with
flourishing towns, cities, and
agricultural communities. This
may be realized, ltfogh the reality'
may not be so brilliant as his
dreams. There is no disposition
on the part of any one in Califor
nia to expect too much of the
Northern Pacific, though he may
hope that his state will eventually
be benefitted. San Francisco will
also hope that some good may ac
crue to her in the future. She
certainly will never trouble her
self to be jealous of the progress
and prosperity of Oregon or any
of its cities, knowing well that
what is good for any part of the
Pacific coast inures to her own ad
vantage. S. 7' Chronicle.
To Australia in a Small Boat.
The steamer CittofXcw York,
from Australia, arrived yesterday
a day or two late, owing to an ac
cident to her crank pin, causing a
delay of eleven hours, and com
pelling her to continue the voyage
with but one engine working.
Among her passengers was Ber
nard Gilboy, who on August IS,
1SS2, sailed for Australia in a
small boat eighteen feet, long, six
feet beam and thirty' inches deep.
The little craft was fitted with
masts, provisioned for four months,
and carried one hundred and forty
gallons of fresh water, which serv
ed as ballast. For two weeks
rough weather and baffling winds
were encountered, causing a delay
of ten days, and frequently the
boat would be filled with water,
necessitating arduous labor to
keep her clear. Ninety days out,
he lell in with the schooner Tropic
JJird, from which fruit, etc., was
secured. Up to December 1 3th,
fine time was made, averaging
from ninety to one hundred miles
a day, but on the latter date a
heavy sea capsized the boat, which
was righted only to be capsized
again. Righting her again the
masts were taken out and allowed
to drag in the water. It took till
morning to bail the water out of
the boat, when Gilboy found that
his compass and other instruments,
provision for fifteen days, one of
the masts and rudder had been
lost. It was 1,400 miles yet to
Australia, and the only instrument
saved was a sextant, by which
the longitude and latitude could
be ascertained, and the only guides
were the sun and stars. A jury
and rudder was rigged and the
little boat sped on over the track
less sea for nearly two days, when
an enormous swordfish pierced the
planking, making a hole through
which the water poured with
alarming velocity. "With great
difficulty this was plugged up with
lamp wick, twine and other mate
rials. In time the remainder of
provisions gave out, and Gilboy
for sixteen days sustained life on
alcohol and water, a few flying
fish and a couple of birds he
caught. On January 29th lie
was picked up in an exhausted
condition by the schooner Alfred
Vittcry, Capt Boor, 1G0 miles
from Sandy Cape, Australia. Be
ing landed at Queenstown, he
put iu two months recovering from
the effects of the rough trip. He
was 1G2 days iu his boat and two
days on the schooner. After ex
hibiting the boat in Australia he
brought it back here with him.
Being asked if he would make the
trip again Gilboy said: "Yes, if
anybody will make it an object to
me." Being asked how he man
aged to sleep and attend to his
boat at the same time, Gilboy said
that for the first month he secured
about five hours' sleep out of the
twenty. four. For better safety
and to get more needed rest he
rigged up a piece of canvas six by
four feet, which was bagged and
fastened on the port bow in such a
manner to offer no resistance so
lonj as the boat went forward, but
as soon as the craft got out of
position or sailed backwards, the
canvas acted as a drag. V.
lie was all unlearned in the no
menclature of female apparel and
adornment, but he had been as
signed to a fashionable gathering.
The lady friend who was present
attempted to instruct him. "There,"
said she, "that lady has a plas
tron.'' And the next morning the
readers of his paper were informed
that Miss Dash, by an ingenious
arrangement of ribbons and lace,
had succeeded in effectually con
oealing the porus plaster she was
obliged to wear.
The best tract of forests includ
ed iu any land grant is that
between the Willamette valley
and Astoria, on the lino
of the proposed railroad branch
from Forest Grove to Astoria,
through the Nehalem valley, af
fording inducement for the com
pletion of that road at an early
day. Willamette Farmer.
Let your religion be seen.
Lamps do not talk, but they do
shine. A light-house sounds no
drum, it beats no gong; yet, far
over the waters its friendly light
is seen by the mariner. Spur
The Kootenai Indians are said
to be panning out about $500 a
month in gold dust at Sand Point,
I. T. They refuse to reveal where
they obtain their liberal supply of
uns powuer never varies. A marvel o
purity, strength and wlnlesomeness. More
economical than the ordinary kinds and
cannot be sold in competition trith the mul
titude of low test snort weight, alum or
phosphate powders Soldonluin can. Kov-
Af, JiAKIXG rowoEii uo.. too Wall-tt. N. v.
A. . Allen,
Wholeshtenud Tciatt denier la
Glass and Plated Ware,
TROPICAL AND DOMESTIC
FRUITS AND VEGETABLES.
ESTABLISHED IN 1849.
SUTTON & CO.'S DISPATCH LINE
Tor New York.
80 DAYS to NEW YOBK
The New, and Elegant, Al First
GEORGE S. IIOMEK,
CROWELL, - blaster.
Will be ready at Astoria, in a few .days for
cargo, anu nanng tne most of her capacity
cnguced will have the usual prompt dispatch
of tins line.
Earlv nntrilcatlnn slinnlfl 1m nmrio far
balance of disengaged room or passage to
. . W.SUTIUN,
Care of Allen & Lewis Portland, Oregon.
Consignees In New York.
MESSRS. SUTTON & CO,
Croup, "Whooping Couch and Bron
chitis immediately relieved by bhlloh's
uure. aoia oy w.ic uement.
if? IJ fi '
Neuralgia, Sciatica, Lumbago,
Backache, Soreness of ihe 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.
No Prf p&ration on earth equal St. Jambs 0:l
u a safe, sure, simple and ckcap External
Eercttir. A tral entails but the coiparmtiTeIj
trifling outlay of uO Cents, and ererj ono mffer
ing Trith pain can havo che3p and pod tiro proof
Directions in Herea Languages.
A. VQG-EjLER ft CO.,
liaUlmore, 2Zd., V. S. A.
Rev. Joseph Dunn, an Arkan
sas preacher, is reported to have
paused in his sermon, reached a
revolver from his desk, shot
through the window and killed a
squirrel that was sporting on the
fence near by, sent a bor out to
secure the game, and calmly pro
ceeded with his discourse.
A LETTER FROM GERMANY.
s i.Kf, January 9i 1SS2.
Wry esteemed sirs:
The iralic your Liver Pills Imvc called
forth hero Is wonderful. After taking one
and n half boxes of your genuine dk. c.
atcLANK'S LIXEIt 1'ILLS, I have en
tirely recovered from my fouryenrs'Mjlltr
ing. AH who k-ow me wonder how I,
who, for m many years, had no appetite,
and could not sleep for backache, stitch
In my side, and "general stomach com
plaints could have recovered.
An old lady in our city, who hue Mirrored
for many years from Kidney riisenw. and
the doctors had given her up, tool: two of
your Pills, and got more roller Uihu she
has from all the doctors. Your iru'v.
J. VON 1)K: U'AlUi.
BEWARE OF IMITATIONS,
The genuine are never sugar-coated.
Kvcry box has a red wax seal on the lid.
with the impression: 3IcLaims i.ivpr
The genuine McLANK'S LIVKii
PILLS lcnr the signature of C. McLam?
and Pleiiiing Itros. on the wrappers
Insist upon having the genuine IK. C.
McLANIS'S LIVKIt PILLS, prepared v
rjemiug uros., 01 I'uisourgu, i'ji., the
market being full of Imitations of the
name McLnne. spelled diifercntlv. but tr
it your storekeeper does not havo the
ccnuinc UK. C. aicLANirS C-KLti-KnATED
LIVEK PILLS, send us M
cents, and we will send yon a box hv mull,
and a. set of our advertising cards. "
TLE.WQ BROS., Pittsburgh, Pa.
In fover and Ague distriqts. in tropical and
other regions visited epidemics, nr.d in
deed in all localities where tho conditions aro
unfavorable to health, this famous vegetable
lnvisorant and alterative, iios tetter's Stom
ach .Bitter?, has been found a potent safeguard
HVnn in fnnMn nnct:..t:nnn --.I r 1 r"
while as a euro for indigestion, biliousness
anu Kinarcu compminu. it is without a rival.
For salo by all Druprists and Dealers
C. H. BAD? &
Doors, Vindows, Blinds, Transoms
Turning, Bracket Work.
A specialty, and all work guaranteed.
Oak, Ash, Bay, and Walnut lumber ; Ore
gon and Port Orford Cedar.
All kinds of boat material oh hand.
C II. BA.I2V & CO.
y " i? Tsjat.-" iJiibi ,v;it
MOTELS and RESTAUKANTS.
U,B. PAilKKU. Prop.,
ASTORIA, - - - OREGON.
E. P. PARKER. - .Manager and Agent.
Al CKOSBY. - - Day Cleric
. Phil. HOWERS, - - Night Clerk.
Jas. DUFFY has the Bar and Billiard room.
iTirst Class in all Respects.
FKF.K COACH TO THE HOUSE.
IT IS A PACT
JEFF'S CHOP HOUSE
Concomly Street is the Best in
!! has Always on Hand. FRESH
Shoal "Water Bay and East
''JEFF" IS THE BOSS CATERER.
Hr has hrcn Proprietor or Ike "Aurora
Hold" In Knnpptoa seven years. -
OPEN BAY AND NIGHT.
Chop House and Restaurant.
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.
MealH cents and upwards.
. - - ASTOBIA.
Hay, Oats, Straw.
Lime, Brick, Cement and Sand
Voo! Ieilvered to Order,
D raying, Teaming and Express Business.
Horses ana Carriages for Hire.
WINES, LJQUORS AND CIGARS.
1, W. CASE,
rVHOKTKi: AND WHOLESALE AND R&
PAIX; DKALEIt IN
'unscr Oiieimimu and Cass streets.
AST; It I
NORTHERN PACIFIC EXPRESS
Are Now Ready For Business.
JTB-Ofllcc with Rozorth & Johns.
E. A. NO YES,
TO THE TRADE !
Messrs. Wm. E. Hooper & Sons
Have given us the EXCLUSIVE SALE for
raciilc Coast of their Celebrated
TWINES I ROPE,
Including a Full Line of
COTTON SEINE TWINES,
SAIL TWINES, ETC.
In addition to above, we have on hand a
complete Assortment or
Needle Brand Seine Twines.
Palmetto Seine and Wrapping
HENRY DOYLE & CO.
517 and 519 Market Street,
Notice of Sale. '
rflHIS 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 Gum. Wong Ing Gnm,
and Gong Tong Jung, and they will make
garaen in mat piace. uuaju.
Astoria, September 5th, 1S33. l-wk
i ais? --IS
P V 1 "? o
Doors, Windows, Blinds, Transoms, lumber.
All kinds of
Boat Material, Etc.
Boats of all Kinds Made to Order.
EOxders from a distance promptly attended
S. AENDT & FERCHEN,
ASTORIA. - OREGON.
The Pioneer Machine Shop
S H O Ps!
hoi er sunn i5jm, .pp. isss
Ail kinds of
Promptly attended to.
A specialty made of repairing
FOOT OF LAFAYETTE STREET.
ASTORIA IRON WORKS.
Bkktox Street, Near Paeker House,
ASTORIA. - OREGON.
GENERAL MACHINISTS AND
LAND an! MARINE ENGINES
BoilerWork, Steamboat Work
and Cannery Work a spe
cialty. Ofall Descriptions made to Order
at Short Xotlce.
A. I. Wass, President.
J. G. Hustler, Secretary,
I. V. Case, Treasurer.
LOEB & CO.,
AGENTS FOR THE
Bast San Francisco Houses and
Tumblers Decanters, and All
Kinds of Saloon Supplies.
3PA11 goods sold at San Francisco Prices.
Opposite Parker House, Astoria, Orccon.
BUY THE BEST!
Salmon Net Threads
Woodberry, and Needle Brands,
CORK ANfi LEAD LIBS,
Fish. Founds, Seines, and IV'ets
Imported, to Order. A
AND FISH HOOKS.
CONSTANTLY ON HAND.
HENRY DOYLE & CO.,
517 and 519, MARKET STREET
gTAgents for the Pacific Coast.
FOASD & STOKES,
WE HAVE OPENED AGAIN
Tn Hume's NewBnildinfr,
And are Beady to Supply
the "Wants of Our
A FULL STOCK
in 1 " i wm i i i
to, and satisfaction guaranteed In all cases
Q YV FUliTOX,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Rooms 5 and S, Odd Fellows Building.
FIKE INSURANCE COMPANIES.
AUCTIONEER, COMMISSION AND IN
JAY TITTLE, 31. 1).
PHYSICIAN AND SUBGEON
Office Rooms l, 2, and 3, Pythian Build
ing. REsiDEXCE-Over J. E. Thomas Druz
QJBIiO F. PARKJEK.
Clatsop Connty.and City of Astoria
Office :-Chenaraus street, Y. M. C. A. ball
Room No. 8.
ASTORIA, - - OREGON
Rooms in Allen's building up stairs, cornet
f Cass and Sqcniocqhe stret .
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Chenamus treet, - - ASTORIA, OREGON
J J. .10.,
Ship and Steamboat Joiner.
JR. J. E. LaFOItOE,
Room 11, Odd Fellows Building, Astoria, Or.
Gas administered for painless extraction
k J. CUltTIS,
ATTT AT LAW.
California, New York and "Washington Ter-
Rooms 3 and 1. Odd Fellows Building, As
N. R.-Olaims at "VashIncton. D. C, and
GEO. T. WHEELER. W. L. BOBB.
WHEELER & EOBB.
REAL ESTATE, INSURANCE, AND
Real Estate bought and sold on Commis
sion. Accounts adjusted and Bills collected.
Correspondence from abroad solicited.
3y"0fllce in Ilume's new building, on Sque
moqua street, next door to Foard & Stokes.
GENERAL STEAMSHIP AGENCY.
Bills of Exchange on any
Part oi Europe.
1AM AGENT FOR TIE FOLLOWING
welt 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 fare,
sailing daj's, etc, apply to
I. W. CASK
BOZOSTH & JOHNS.
Real Estate and General Insurance
WE WRITE POLICIES IN THE "WEST
ern. State Investment, Hamburg; Krr
men and North German Fire Insurance Com
panies, and represent the Travellers' Life
and Accident of Hartford, and the New
York Life. ofN.Y.
We have tho only complete set of township
maps in the county, and nave made arrange
ments to receive applications, filings, and
final proofs on Homesteads, Preemptions,
Timber Lands, etc, havinp all the official
blanks therefor. Our maps can be exam
ined in the oflice, 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
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 building;
next to Gas Co's office.