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Astoria, Oregon, Thursday Morning, October 4, 1883.
A WASTE OP ANIMAL FOOD.
The flesh of domestic animals
fit for food is almost a waste sub
stance in many countries, since it
cannot be locally consumed nor
profitably preserved. In the River
Plate republics alone are 80,000,
000 sheep and 23,000.000 cattle to
a population of 2,500,000. For
years sheep were only valued there
for their wool, and, when flayed,
carcasses were left to rot, or when
dried in the sun, piled up in stacks
for fuel, while later on they were
boiled down for their tallow.
Sheep get very fat in the province
of Buenos Ayres, and those of
three and four years will give fre
quently from eighteen to twenty
five pounds of tallow. Countless
numbers of sheep arc boiled down
every year in the so-called tjras
ieriaa only for the tallow, which
forms one of of the staple articles
of export. The mutton is thrown
away, or used in a dry state as
In the five years, more than 1,
500,000 sheep and 200,000 horned
cattle were boiled down simply
for their tallow, in the colonies
of New South "Wales and Vic
toria. "We English are great nfeat eat
ers, and, as our home supply is
quite insufficient, we have to im
port more tiian 000,000 tons every
year. With the growth of our
population, and the decreasing
number of live stock at home, the
imports of meat from abroad have
prodigiously increased in the last
quarter of a century.
In a paper read before the Roy
al Colnial Institute, Sir Francis
Bell, the Agent-General for New
Zealand, stated that frozen meat
in any quantity can be placed up
on this market from the other side
the world at Gd to GM a pound,
leaving a good profit to the grow
er. "This." he added, "ought ul
timately to make meat, cheaper
here, or at least prevent the fur
ther rise now threatened. Aus
tralia and New Zealand can, in
fact export 700,000 tons of
meat a year, or 2,000 tons a
day, which is not much more than
you want in England even
now, without reducing the present
capital number of their sheep and
cattle, and we are able to send on
sheep to Smithfield with greater
case to-day than the Tweed farm
ers could one hundred 3ears ago,
when meat was selling at a penny a
pound in Scotland against ten
pence in London."
Stopping Holes in Ships
In the life saving section of the
London fisheries exhibition is
shown a simple little contrivance
for stopping holes in ships, which
has been before the public for one
or two years, and has during that
time been instrumental in savins:
more than one vessel from destruc
tion. It is known as J. "W."Wood's
self adjusting rivet hole and leak
stopper, and is applicable to ships,
buoys, boilers, torpedo boats, etc.
It consists of an iron disc covered
with felt, which screws on to a rod
at the end of which is a jointed
T-piece. Supposing that a shot
hole in a ship's side has to be
stopped, the Y-piece is thrust
through the opening, and the
jointed put crossways, so that it
cannot be readily withdrawn.
The felted disc is now screwed
over the rod and screwed firmly as
far as it will go, and the operation
is complete. The discs, of vari
ous sizes and shapes, are supplied
to the admiralty, and are coming
into extensive use in the merchant
service. The importance and ef
ficiency of this invention have
been recognized by the society of
arts by the grant of their Albert
A Paris paper, in a recent issue,
revives an old and curious calcula
tion relative to the number of an
cestors that were required to bring
into the world a member of the
existing; generation. First, it was
necessary that you should have a
father and a mother that makes
two human beings. Each of them
also have had a father and a moth
er that makes four human
beings. Each of these four must
have had a father and a mother
that makes eight human beings.
And so we must go back forty-six
generations, which brings us only
to the time of Christ. The calcu
lation thus resulting shows that
139,071,489,543,970 births must
have taken place in order to bring
you into the world you who read
these lines. But remember we
are only taking the case of your
self one human being and there
are a billion of human beings in
the world with the same history,
and we have only carried-back the
calculation to the time of Christ.
How monstrous the calculation be
comes if we carry it back G,000
years! How ghastly it becomes if
we push it back 250,000 years,
which DeMortillet and others
give as the age of the human race!
Just count three generations to a
century, or thirty to every thous
and years, and reckon up the his
tory of one individual. Imagine
the number of births necessary to
bring into existence one member
of the 7,500th generation.
Ex-Senator Conkling, being
asked if he expected to return to
politics, said: "No; I am just
where I want to be at this present
time. I am engaged in repairing
my fiuances, and doing very well.
I may enter the field again, but
certainly not for four or five years.
I now feel about politics a good
deal like the milkman, poor, but
honest and energetic, over in my
city, who when he went into the
business, started by carrying his
milk vessels around in his hands;
in time his business grew to such
proportions that he had to buy a
horse. The horse had belonged
to the fire department. The old
milkman went on doing well until
one day he stopped in front of the
house of one of his customers and
went in to deliver his milk. While
in the house the fire alarm struck
and the horse started down the
street as fast as he could go. Away
went the milk cans, wagon and all.
The old horse had been in the fire
department service, and when he
heard the call he went. You see
the application. "When the people
call I will go."
In refusing a bill of divorce to
a woman who had married and
then deserted a drunkard, an Iowa
supreme court judge said: "She
chose a drunkard and she ought
to discharge the duties of a drunk
ard's wife. She does not show
that her personal safety, or even
her well being required her to
leave him. She doubtless would
have lived more comfortably in
the society of a sober man, but
she ought to have considered, and
doubtless did consider the dis
comforts of a drunken husband
when she married the inebriate.
But she urges the promised refor
mation before marriage. His fail
ure to keep his promise did not
justify her in leaving him. All
the world knows that such prom
ises made by drunken men are
always broken. In a few words,
as she knowingly married a drunk
ard, she must be content to be a
A true iron medicine, beneficial to
the joung as well as the old who suffer
from dyspepsia, etc., is Brown's Iroa
Washington Territory Legislature.
Olympia, Oct. 1.
The ninth biennial session of
the legislature convened this after
noon. House organized tempo
rarily by the election of E. C.
Ferguson, of Snohomish as speaker,
and Bates, of King as clerk; com
mittee on credentials, Kuhn, Clark,
Young. Members present, Bes
serer, Brining, Barlow, Blackwell,
Clark, Copley, Foster, Ferguson,
Godell, Hungate, Kincaid, Kuhn,
Landrum, Lloyd, Miles, Martin,
Ping, Stitzell, Shoudy, Shaw,
Turpin, "Warren, Young. Absent,
Council was called to order by
ex-chief Clerk O'Brien, the follow
ing members answering to their
names: Collons, Caton, Edmiston,
Harper, Houghton, Hale, Kerr,
Powers, Smith, Truax, "White
house. Absent: Burk; J. H.
Houghton of Pierce was then
elected temporary president, J. C.
Calhoun clerk and Thomas Prather
sergcant-at-arms. Both houses
then adjourned till 10 a. sr. tomorrow.
The Coquille Herald says: It
is too bad that our people some
farmers have to buy cabbage
from California. It was only last
week that we got a cabbage head
from a cluster of five, that weigh
ed 9 pounds. They were from an
old last year's stalk that had been
thrown in a corner of the fence
when the ground was plowed, and
had there grown, without cultiva
ting, 25 or 30 pounds of as fine
cabbage as any one could wish to
see. Two or three of the heads
were eaten about the time most
cabbago was being planted, and
at that time would have weighed
several pounds each. It -has not
been two weeks since California
cabbage was brought to this town
to sell. Leave your old cabbage
stalks in the ground ail winter
rather than do without or send off
Smith, who was convicted of
the murder ol Mrs. Petch, and
who committed suicide in the
Yamhill county jail lust Saturday,
left a. note to the public as fol
lows: "I want the public to un
derstand that I do not take my
lifo through fear of death, be
cause I do not fear to die. T am
not guilty of the crime with
which I am charged, but circum
stances have prevented me from
exonerating mysnlf. I do not
take my own life because I mur
dered Mrs. Petch, for I am inno
cent. I want to die in this man
ner because I don't want my
children to go through the world
hampered with the disgrace of
their father having been hanged."
This powder never varies. A marvel o
purity, strength and wholesoraeness. 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. Soldonluin cans. Rov
Aii Baking Powdkk Co.. ioc Wall-st. N. Y.
. v. .alien,
Wholesale and retail itealer in
Glass and Plated Ware,
TltOl'tCAL AND DOMESTIC
FRUITS AND VEGETABLES.
FOASD & STOKES,
WE HAVE OPENED AGAIN
And are Ready to Supply
the "Wants of Our
A FULL STOCK
Scarf Pins. Chains, Watches,
Of everj description.
The finest stock of Jewelry in Astoria.
5?All goods varninteiI;isrMreseiitcl "
GUSTAV HANSEN, JEWELER.
King of the Blood
Is lint a "cure all," it teriMitori-purlncrautl
tonic Impurity of the Mood poisons the svs
tein. deranges the circulation, and thus In
duces many disorders, known Iiv different
names to distinguish them according to ef
fects, but heing really branches or (Mioses t-f
thnt great generic disorder, Inspnrity ol
Itluod. Such are r;;rrii, i:iitinbHft,
hirer CiapIa(iit.C'mxtiinit!iin.XerciK Dl
urtlcr. Headache, Backache, General IJY-nJIr-nc.
Heart Dineai-c,Dri.it. Kidney Dhctue,
Pilot, IlliaimatixiH, Catarrh, Scntfula, Skin
DUnrilcr, Pimple. Ulcer. Siccllinyt, Ac.
tic. Iinz ol the ESloml prevents and
cures these by attacking the catve. Impurity
of the blood. Chemists and phvsiciaus acree
in calling it "the most genuine" and efilcient
preparation for the punwise." Sold bv Drug
gists, 1 per bottle. See testimonials', direc
tions, &c, in pamphlet. "Treatise on Diseases
ol tin I51ood." wrapped around each Iwrttle.
D. It ANSOM, SOX & Co.. Props
Butfalo, N. "V.
O EG AM
SMALL MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
SPREADS AND STOOLS
Piano, and Organ Instructors.
STECK k KNABE PIANOS !
"President of United States"
"Governor of Oregon,"
And other prominent persons. Pianos and
Organs of many leading makes,
wholesale and retail,
CELEBRATED TABER ORGANS.
Largest House on This Coast.
Instruments of All Kinds Tuned
165 First St., Portland, Oregon.
The Kev. Geo. II. Thayer, of .Bour
bon, Intl., says: "JJoth myself and wife
owe our lives toSniLoiTs Consumption
Cure." Sold by W. E. Dement.
HuTELS AND RESTATJKANTS.
11, IJ. PARKER. Prop.,
ASTORIA, - - - OREGON.
E. P. PARKER, - Manager and Agent.
Al. CROSBY, - - Day Clexk
Phil. ROWERS, - - Night Clerk.
Tas. DUFFY has the Bar and Billiard room.
Pirst Class in all Respects.
FREE COACH TO THE HOUSE.
IT IS A FACT
JEFF'S CHOP HOUSE
Concomiy Street is the Best in
1I has Always on Hand FRESH
SJioal "Water Bay and East
"JEFF;? IS THE BOSS CATERER.
lie lias Iiecu Proprietor or tlic "AHrora
Hotel" In Knappton hctcd. years.
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.
Chop House and Restaurant.
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT,
nicnl.s 5 cents and upwards.
G. BOUIiARD. - r Proprietor.
31. 1 IX STREET. ----- ASTORIA.
OYSTER AND COFFEE HOUSE.
Has rc-opened at his old stand in Dr. Kin
HE NOW HAS THE FINEST FtJRNI
turc, and accommodations of any res
taurant in town. Nothing has been'spared
to make it first-class.
Private Itooins for Ladles nr Families.
Oysters cooked to order in any ol Frank
Fabru's celebrated styles.
Ice Cream.. Ice, Etc.
T!ie nicest furnished rooms, pood clean
lHd. and best accommodations for lodgers
o ver t he restaurant.
Hay, Oats, Straw.
Lime, Brick, Cement and Sand
VuoI delivered to Order,
Graying, Teaming and Express Business.
Horses ana Carriages for Hire.
VlNuS, LIQUORS AND CIGARS.
I. W. CASE,
IMPORTER AND WHOLESALE AND RE
TAIL DEALER IN
' ''oriier Clienamus and Cass streets.
Astoria Oil Works.
J. H. DkFOKCE. Proprietor, r. O.Box 2W,
31aiinfiicturer and Dealer in
FISH OIL and SKID GREASE.
Loggers will find my Skid Grease to be
.rood ami cheap.
No. 4. First St, - - Portland. Oregon.
Clothing made at reasonable prices,
and satisfaction guaranteed.
A Good Cup of Coffee
MRS. POWELL "WILL OPEN AN OYS
ter stand on next Monday, on Main
street next to the Oregon Bakery.
She hopes careful attention will secure her
a share of patronage at usual prices. l-lm
Cigars, Tobacco and Cigarettes
Meerschaum and Brier Pipes,
GENUINE ENGLISH CUTLERY
Revolvers and Cartridges.
S. AKNDT & EERCHEN,
ASTORIA. - OREGON.
The Pioneer Machine Stfap
AU kinds of .
Promptly attended to.
A specialty made of repairing
FOOT OP LAFAYETTE STREET.
ASTORIA IRON WORKS.
Bestox Stbzet, Nkak Pjlekss Housx,
ASTORIA, - OREGON.
GENERAL. MACHINISTS AHD
BoilerWork, Steamboat Work
and Cannery Work a spe
cialty. Of all Descriptions made to Order
at Short Kotlce.
A. D. Wass, President.
J. G. Hustleb, Secretary,
I. W. Case, Treasurer.
C. H. BAIN & CO.
. DKAL.XK3 IX
Doors, Windows, Blinds, Transoms
Turning, Bracket Work.
A specialty, and all work guaranteed.
Oak, Ash, Bay, and Walnut lumber : Ore
Ron and Port Orford Cedar.
AH kinds ol boat material on hand.
c. n. EAIX X CO.
LOEB & CO.,
AGENTS FOR' THE
Best San Francisco Houses and
Tumblers Decanters, and All
Kinds of Saloon Supplies.
E7A11 goods sold at San Francisco Prices.
Opposite Parker House, Astoria, Oregon.
GENERAL STEAMSHIP AGENCY.
Bills of Exchange on any
Part ot Europe.
1AM AOENT FOR TIE FOLLOWING
well known and commodious steamsliln
STATE LINE, RED STAB,
NATIONAL, and AMERICAN LINE.
Prepaid tickets to or from any European
foriuu lniormaiion aa 10 rates or tare,
sailing days, etc, apply to
I. W. CASE.
BOZOBTH & JOHNS.
Real Estate and General Insurance
ASTORIA, - Oregon.
WE WHITE POLICIES IN THE WEST
em. State Investment, Hamburg, Bre
men and North 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, andnaxe 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 Bale city property in As
toria and additions, and farms and tide land
Rents, and other collections mode, and
BOZOBTH & JOHNS,
Q XL. THOMSON,
'Attorney and Counselor at Law.
Boom-No. 8, over White House,:
NAT. HUBS OS,
Atteraey at law, and Xetary
Odd Fellows Building, Astoria, Oregon,
Q W. FULTOS,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Booms 5 and 6, Odd Fellows.Buildlng.
J Q . A. B O WZiB
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Chenamus treet, - - ASTORIA. OREGON
Q J. CUK.TIS ,
ATTT AT LAW.
Notary PubUc.CotamIssioner.of Deeds for
California, New York aad Washington Ter
ritory. Rooms 3 and 4, Odd FellowsiBullding, As
N.B.-Clalm3 at Washington. D. C, and
FIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES.
J C. HOLDES,
AUCTIONEER, COMMISSION AND IN
jyn. X. C SOATMAH,
Physician and Surgeon.
Rooms 9 and 10, Odd Fellows "Building.
JAY TUTTItE, M. .
PHYSICIAN AND SUKGBON
Ofj-ics Rooms l, 2, and 3. Pythias Build
ing. RxaiDE"CK Over J. E. Thomas' Druz
ASTORIA, - - - OREGON
Rooms in Allen's building up stairs, comer
of Cass and Sqemocqhestret .
jQB. J. C IjaFOKCJS,
Room 11, Odd Fellows Building, Astoria, Or.
G33 ndmlniqtprpri fnr nntnlon Yh-mHnn
F. PARK KB.
Clataep Ceaaty.ana City f Astoria
Offlee :-Chonamus street, Y. M. 0. A. hall
Room No. 8.
Ship and Steamboat Joiner.
NORTHERN PACIFIC EXPRESS
Are Now Ready For Business.
aarOfflce with Bozorth & Johns.
E. A. NOYES,
GEO. P. WHBELEB. W.X..BOBB.
WHEELER & EOBB.
REAL ESTATE, INSURANCE, AND
Real Estate bought and sold on Commis
sion. Accounts adjusted and Bills collected.
Correspondence from abroad solicited.
E5y-Offlce in Hume's new building, on Sque
moqua street, next door to Foard & Stokes.
Has re-opened his
CIGAR AND TOBACCO STORE,
On the Roadway, near his old location. He
will keep the stock of the choicest Clears,
and Tobaccos, and a full line of smokery ar
ticles, including the finest meerschaum
pipes. He wQl be pleased te see hi3 old
friends at his new stand.
NEAT, CHEAP AND QUICK. BY
Slain Street, opposite N. Loeb's.
MBS. T. S. JEWETT,
(Successor to Mrs. E. S. "Warren.)
Dealer In Millinery and Fancy Goods.
Squemoqoa street, next door to Odd Fellows
Gas and Steam Fitting
BONE BY RUDDOCK & "WHEELER. AT
fair rates. -Also a complete stock of
goods In our line. Estimates gtren and
Cass street, in rear oil O OP building,
next to Gas Go's office.