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Astoria, Oregon, Wednesday Morning, October 31, 1883
Shrewdness is an excellent qual
ity in a business man. It carries
him through difficulties that, would
swamp others, aud enables him to
avoid dangers into which less
shrewd men would be certain to
stumble. J3ut when shrewdness
degenerates into mere sharpness
which may be defined as shrewd
ness devoid of conscientiousness
it becomes as dangerous as a two
edged sword in the hands of a
child. It cuts both its possessor
and all with whom he has dealings.
Shrewdness is honest, taking ad
vantage of circumstances in an
honest manner, and only for legit
imate purposes. Sharpness fre
quently descends to trickery to
accomplish its object, and is so
closely allied to the downright dis
honesty oftentimes that the differ
ence between them is not apparent
to the ordinary observer. The
shrewd merchant is respected and
successful, while the mere sharper
equally shrewd but less honest
is avoided, despised, and at con
stant war with the world. Hi; is
rarely successful, and success
never brings him respect. Most
frequently he may be found at the
bottom of the ladder of fortune,
sore from the tumbles he has
received, for he sometimes olimbs
part way up by hanging to the
skirts of energetic climbers, only
to fall when shaken off and left to
his own exertions. He lopcs to
reach the top at the expense of
others; and wastes more brain and
muscle in the endeavor to ascend
by trickery than would suffice to
cam him triumphantly to the high
est round by honest endeavor. To
such men, shrewdness, instead of
a blessing, is a curse.
And now we are told that the
Northern Pacific railroad is about
to discriminate against San Fran
cisco ij freight charges, and with
a view to the destruction of 'San
Francisco trade. We do not be
lieve that such a suicidal policy
could possibly be inaugurated by
this new. road, or that a man of
Yillard's undoubted sagacity
should so suddenly exhibit unmis
takable symptoms of fclo de sc.
We heard first that the Northern
Pacific had abolished the contract
S3stem. That, however, has little
to do with us here, unless they
landed goods in San Francisco for
all people as cheaply as do the
Central Pacific for the most fa
vored merchants. It has been
hinted that all the roads are about
to adopt the same system. It is,
however, announced that Sun
Francisco is to be discriminated
against in rates. To do this would
be simply to inaugurate a war of
rates with the Central Pacific,
which would certainly battle stout
ly for its share of Oregon trade,
and which, if only for selfish mo
tives, would certainly see that San
Francisco was not woisted in the
contest. Doubtless the issue of
such a contest will be similar to
that of all other contests of the
same description a treaty and
higher rates. S. J?. Herald.
The quantit of salmon received
at Getchell's cannery on the Co
quillc river, up to the present this
season, far exceeds the expecta
tions of the proprietors, says the
Coos bay JVetcs. During last
week the number caught by their
twelve boats with gill nets was
from two to three thousand per
day. On Saturday, Oct. 6th, the
company had on hand six thou
sand cases of canned salmon
which will bring in the San Fran
cisco market, at $5 per case, $30,
000. This amount would cover
all the expenses up to that
date and leave a small surplus of
profit to the company besides the
improvements, cannery, etc.
Tiie enormous wheat ranch
owned by the late Dr. Glenn, in
Colusa county, Cala., is to be cut
up into proper sized farms, and
fifteen thousand acres are now
offered for sale. This is good.
Instead of one farm house on six
ty thousand acres, there will be
hundreds of beautiful houses dot
ted oyer it.
Seal Hunters in Trouble.
It is reported that the English
schooner Olomc, engaged in seal
hunting in Behring's strait, has
been driven from there. It is
said that the natives drove the
crew off Behring island while
they were skinning seals. The
Alaska Commercial Company has
the lease of the island from the
Russian government. One of the
Glome crew was captured by the
natives. The following day; the
Alcvtimlfir 11) n; Alaska Com
mercial Company's steamer, ar
rived and her officers, accom
panied by u Russian official,
boarded the Glome and seized and
confiscated all her papers and the
seals taken, and ordered her to go
to Petropaulovski. Tiie order was
disobeyed and the Alexander II
gave her in charge of two naval
officers and six marines. The cap
tain and officers of the schooner
were then taken to Yladivostock
and the captain filed a protest
against their detention. Neither
the Russian officials nor the British
man-of-war at that port paid any
attention to his protest. At last
accounts he had telegraphed to the
Governor of Tekutsh and was
awaitinjr an answer.
The cause of woman goes
marching on. It has just received
a strong impetus from an opinion
rendered hy the attorney-general
of Massachusetts. He has offi
cially informed Gov. Butler that a
woman is not a "person" not le
gally. Physical', intellectually,
morally, spiritually, esthetically,
equitably, rightfully, rc;tlly, truly,
and in the dictionary, a woman is
a "person." Ncverthless, not a
"person" in the eyes of the law.
No wonder every woman of spirit
as she ponders upon such a decis
ion feels, inclined to damn the
eyes of the law with faint and
hollow praises. The eyes of the
law indeed! "If the light that is
in thee be darkness, how great is
that darkness?" The dictionary
defines a "person" as "a living
soul." "a self-conscious being," "a
man," "a moral agent," "a living
human being," "a man, woman or
child," "an individual of the
human race." All the same, the
law of Massachusetts, expressing
itself at the mouth of the attor
ney-general, does not hesitate to
declare that whatever woman is,
she is not a "person" not legally.
The Indians aie having rare
sport spearing salmon to-day, says
the Tacoma JVetcs. The oldest
timer does not remember when
the- salmon "jumped" so freely as
for several hours this morning.
Hundreds of them could be seen
in the air at once, some rising
several feet above the water, and
it really seemed as though the bay
was alive with them. This "jump
ing" business gives a opportunity
for an exceedingly novel species
of sport. "We noticed a party of
sportsmen out in boats this morn
ing, shooting salmon on the "fly"
with shotguns. A quick shot
could get his cbird" nearly every
time. If hit the salmon would
sink on striking the water, but in
a few moments rise and float on
the surface. The gunners soon
learned the ropes. It was noticed
that each fish made three leaps
from the water when once it start
ed, say ten feet apart. At the
first leap the hunter could sight
his game, at the second discover
the direction it was moving, and
by the third his gun could be in
place for a quick shot.
A Hong Kong correspondent
says: "It is difficult to estimate
the exact military position in Ton
quin. Two months ago the Chi
nese force on the Ynrnan frontier
numbered 9,000, all armed with
modern weapons. At Bacninh
were 5,000 Chinese troops. It is
very probable the French will soon
succeed in driving the French
from Tonquin, but the real conflict
will commence when the frontier
has been reached. Tonquin will
then be another Acheen, but on
an immensely larger scale. , The
only apparent solution of the dif
ficuliy is a compromise, or a
French advance on rekin.
The national pension rolls show
the following for
Wilder, Harriet W $ S 00
Henderson, Thos. S., wd. right
thigh 5 00
Kellock, Sarah li, widow,1812 8 00
Heyne, Albert, g. a. w. both
legs. 8 00
Crosaman, Timmins. inj. r. arm G 00
Twombly, Arthur 31., g. s. w.
I. leg 3 75
Sutton, Charles 4 00
Withers, Albert E., g. s. w.
both buttocks, r. thigh 2 00
Kellock, Sarah, widow, 1812 . . 8 00
Broemser, Theo., inj. r. leg... -1 00
Cronk, Daniel, g. ?. w. r. side
head 2 00
Linguest, Peter, g. a. w. 1.
shoulder 8 00
Mitchell, Lewis Kelson, g. 8. w.
1. foot 4 00
BIcClure, Chas., dia. kidneys.. 2 00
Wilson, Eliza R., widow 8 00
Kimball, Amanda, widow, 1812 8 00
Butt, Elam, anchyL wrist, loss
ueo of fiugcrs 8 00
Foland, Merriman, g. a. w. r.
knee 2 00
Graham, Magdalena, widow... 8 00
Church, Alruon Q., g. s. w.
cheat and r. arm 12 00
Etnbree, Amos W., g. a. w. r.
lung 10 00
Markhaw, Dan., g. 8. w. r.
thigh 1 00
Kelly, Timothy, q. s. w. face.. G 00
Ashley, James H., g. a. w. foot 2 00
Moe, Albert B.,partial deafness G 00
Reynolds, Marcellus, inj. 1.
wnst 4 00
A dispatch from Confluence,
Pa., sa3s: Dynamite in a maga
zine near the Brooks tunnel, on the
Baltimore and Ohio road, explod
ed on the 29th with terrible force,
blowing five men into atoms. Jt
is not known how the terribe
Wahkiakum county is moving
to have the county seat moved
from Cathlamet to Skamokwa.
Tills powder never varies. A marvel o
purity, strength and wholesomeness. More
economical than the ordinary kinds, and
cannot be sold in competition with the mul
titude of low test snort weight, alum or
imosnhatc powders. Soldonluin can. Kov-
ai, Bakixo Powdek Co.. iog Wall-st. X. Y.
King of the Blood
Ts not a "aire all," It is a blood-purifier and
ionic impurity oi ine dioou poisons tne sys
tem, deranges the circulation, and thus In
duces manv disorders, known by different
names to dlstlutrulsh them according to ef-
fects,.but being really branches or phases of
iiuii. Kicak Jiciicrii; uisuruer, iuiiiiriij in
Itlood. Such are Dytpenaia, lilUtowmcss,
Liver Complaint, Constipation, Kertmu DlJ
ordcrt. Headache. Backache. General lYcak-
nem. Heart Discos;, Dropsy. Kidneu DUcatc,
Pile, Rheumatism, Catarrh, Scrofula, Sfrtn
M8oracrx, jritnpies. uiccrg. swellings, dr.,
c Kins or the Itlood prevents and
cures these by attacking the cau.e. Impurity
of the blood. Chemists and physicians agree
in calling it "the most genuine and effluent
preparation for the purpose." Sold by Drug
gists, SI per bottle. See testimonials, direc
tions, &c, in pamphlet, "Treatise on Diseases
ot the Blood." wrapped around each bottle.
D. RANSOM, SOX S CO.. ITqps
THE LATEST STYLES
B. B. FRANKLIN'S,
NEXT DOOR TO ASTO RUN OFFICE.
Avery large Stock from which to select.
"Window curtains made to order.
ia?My patent Trimmer to cut Wall Taper
wui De iouna convenient to my patrons.
I. W. CASE,
I.UP0RTKR AND WHOLESALE AND RE
TAIL DEALER IN
Corner Caeaamus and Cass streets.
ASTORIA .... OREGON
HOTELS AND RESTAUICANTS.
II. K. PAKKEIt. Iro:i
ASTORIA, - - - OREGON.
K. P. PARKER. - Manager and Agent.
Al. CROSBY, - - DayCIcrk
Phil. BOWERS, - - Night Clerk.
.las. DUFFY has the llarand Milliard room.
3Tirst Class in all Sespects.
FKBE COACH TO THE HOUSE.
IT IS A FACT
JEFF'S CHOP HOUSE
Concomly Street is the Best in
lie lias Always on Hand FKI1SII
Shoal Water Eny anil Xhssl
" JEFF" IS THE BOSS CATERER.
He lns becu Proprietor or Hie "Aurora
Hotel" In Knappton seven j cars.
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.
A New Departure.
At Frank Fabrc's, is daily set a
TABLE D'HOTE from 6 to 7:30 PM
A FINE FRENCH DINNER,
Yith Half a Bottle Wine
1Y11I Iio furnished, for ."0 ceutM.
Board by the Month, - Stt.! to $.10
Lodelnc can he procured ly the day.
week or month. My establishment is fitted
newly thramihout. and everything main
tained in the best style.
f 1CAXK FA I; UK.
Chop House and Restaurant.
OPEN' DAY .AND NIGI1T.
3IoalH 23 centB and upwards.
2IAI.Y STULET, -
A Good Cup of Coffee
MRS. POWELL WILL OPEN AX OYS
ter stand on next Monday, on Main
street next to tlte Oregon Kakery.
She hopes careful attention will secure her
a share of patronage at usual prices, l-lm
Boarding and Lodging House.
Chas. Waliman has opened a boardinc and
lodging house south of O'lSrien's hotel, near
the gas works.
The table is supplied with the best the
market affords : good food and clean beds
will be furnished at the regular prices.
uive me a can ana saiisiy vourseives,
FOAED & STOESS,
WE HAVE OPENED AG AIM
And are Ready to Supply
the Wants of Our
A FULL STOCK
A. V. Alien,
Wholesale and ret.il dealer lu
Glass and Plated Ware,
TUOPICAL AND DOarESTIC
FRUITS AND VEGETABLES.
ASTORIA, - - - OKEUOK
TniS INSTITUTION, UNDER CARE OF
the Sisters of Charity, is now ready foi
the reception of patients.
Private rooms Tor the accommodation oi
Patients admitted at all lioms, day or night.
No physician lias exclusive right, cverv
pauem is tree tuaau iuu itiu privilege oi
employing any physician they prefer.
United States 3Iarine
Seamen who paynospltal Dues, art? enti
tled to Free care and attendance at this Hos
Dltal duriuc sickness. Permits must be ob
tained for United States Marines at the Cus
Sisters or Charity
ASTOKIA, - - - OREGON
FROM 9 O'CLOCK A. II. UNTIL S
O'CLOCK P. M.
Hoeis Mutual Insurance Co.,
.1. K. HuOOHTON
CllAS. U. STORV......
Gko. It. Story
.Agent for 0on
Qipllnl paid up m U. S. gold
com $ 300 000 00
I. Vt CASE, Agent,
Chenamus street, Astoria, Oregon.
LIVERPOOL A2D LOTJON AND
NORTH BRITISH AND 2IERCAN
TILE OF LONDON AND
OLD CONNECTICUT OF HART
COMMERCIAL OF CALIFORNIA
FIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES.
Ropro'cntins a capital of SG7,000,0O0.
A. VAN DUSEN. Agent.
NORTHERN PACIFIC EXPRESS
Are Nov Ready For Business.
earOftlce with Bozorth & Johns.
E. A. NO YES,
3. AllNDT & FEPvCHEN,
ASTORIA. - OREGON.
The Pioneer Machine Shop
Boiler Shop 0
All kinds of
lromptly attended to.
A Hjinclalty made of repairing
FOOT OF LAFAYETTE STREET.
ASTORIA IRON WORKS.
Bitjrrox Street, Nkar. Tahker House,
ASTORIA. - OREGON.
GENERAL MACHINISTS AND
LAUD anfl MAE1E EHGIHES
Boiler Work, Steamboat Work
and Cannery Work a spe
cialty. CA.STI2STG-S ,
Ofull Hcsrriptio:iH made to Order
at Short Xotlce.
A. I). "Wass, President.
J. G. HcsnxEn, Secretary,
I. V. Case, Treasurer.
C. H. BAIN & CO.
Doors, Vindows, Blinds, Transoms
Turning, Bracket Work.
A specialty, and all work guaranteed.
Oak. Ash, Bay, and Walnut lnmber ; Ore
Kon and Port Orford Cedar.
All kinds of boat material on liacd.
C. JI.11A1X & CO.
No. 4. First St, - - Portland, Oregon.
Clothing made at reasonable prices,
and satisfaction guaranteed.
MRS. T. S. JEWJETT,
(Successor to Mrs. E. S. "Warren.)
Dealer in Millinery and Fancy Goods.
Squcmoqua street, next door to Odd Fellows
NEAT, CHEAP AND QUICK. BY
Main Street, opposite N. Loeb'j.
I Lead but Never Follow !
Finest Jewelry Store.
Beautiful Htock of Solid
Gold Jewelry, W&tcheH,
Clocks, and Solid Silver
and .Plated IVnre. All
Fine Watch repairing by
$20,000 Worth of New Goods !
I Buy Cheap
Largest Book Store.
Fall stock of Blank
Books and Stationery of
all description. School
Books; Books of all Cele
brated Authors; Miscel
Subscription Scwa Depot.
GENERAL STEAMSHIP AGEHCY.
Bills of Exchange on any
Part oi Europe.
I AM AGENT FOR TIE FOLLOWING
well known and commodious steamship
STATE LINE, RED STAR,
NATIONAL, and AMERICAN LINE.
Prepaid tickets to or from any European
l'or iuu lniormauon as jo rates oi iarc,
sailing days, etc, apply to
I. "W. CA SE.
oeo. v. -wiiEEr.nn.
av. l. r.onn.
WHEELER & EOBB.
Real Estate S Insnraflce Agents.
AVe have very desirable property in As
toria and Upper Astoria for safe. Also, line
farms throughout the county.
Accounts carefully adjusted and collec
"We represent the
Royal, Xortvlch Union and Jittnca
shire Insurance Co's.,
"With a combined capital of S30,00,OOO.
Travelers Life and Accident Insur
ance Co , of Hartfonl, and the Sinn
hattau Ijlfo Inxnrauce Co..
of New York.
We are acents for the Daily and Weekly
Northiccst News, and the Oregon Yidette.
All business entrusted to our care will re
ceive prompt attention.
BOZOBTH & JOHNS.
Real Estate and Genera! Insurance
ASTORIA, - Oregon.
WE WRITE POLICIES IN THE WEST
ern. State Investment, Hamburg. lire
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, andliavo made arrange
ments to receive applications, filings, and
final proofs on Homesteads, Preemptions.
Timber Lands, etc. having all the official
blanks therefor. Our mans 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,
- Dealers In
Advances made on Consignments.
NEW STORE !
Leading Music Store.
Afircntfor Decker Bros.,
Behr Bros.. Fisher and
Emerson Pianos, matey.
Chase, Palace, and Mason
& Hamlin Organs.
Sheet Music and Music
for CASH !
Oldest Toy and Variety
ISafoy Carriages Veloci
pedes. Bird Cases, and
Kine Toys, at JBastem
1 It. THOMSON,
Attorney and Counselor at Law.
Room No. C, over White House,
Attornej at Iiaw, and Notary
Odd Fellows Building, Astoria, Oregon,
C. TV. FULTON. O. C. FULTOH".
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
Rooms 5 and C, Odd Fellows Building.
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Chenamus treet, - - ASTORIA, OREGON
Qu J. CURTIS ,
ATTT AT LAW.
Notary rublic, Commissioaer of Deeds for
California, New York and Washington Ter
ritory. Rooms 3 aud 4, Odd Fellows Building, As
N. IJ.-Claims at Washington. D. C, and
collectloas a specialty.
FIRE INSURANCE C03EPANIES.
Jjj C. IIOliDEN,
AUCTIONEER, COMMISSION AND IN
QEIiO F. PARC Kit.
Clatsop County, and City or Astoria
Office :-Cheuamus street, Y. 31. C. A. hall
Room No. 8.
TJIt. X. C. BOAT3IAX,
Physician and Surgeon.
Rooms 9 and 10, Odd Fellows Building.
JAY TUTTliE, 21. D.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Office Rooms l, 2, and 3. Pythian Build-
Residence Over J. E. Thomas' Drus
p p. hicks,
ASTORIA, --- - OREGON
Rooms in Allen's building up stairs, corner
of Cass and Sqemocqhestret .
jTJH. J. JL liaFOROB,
Room 11, Odd Fellows Building, Astoria, Or.
Gas administered for painless extraction
ATTENTION SOLDIERS !
101,000,000 Appropriated in
1883 for Pensions.
AN ACT to relieve soldiers from the charge
of desertion and grant all such soldiers their
full dues, and to grant soldiers marked as
DESERTERS honorable discharge papers.
AN ACT to extend the arrears of the-pen-slon
act and continue It in force so far as
widows and children are concerned. AN
ACT allowing pay for horses and equipments
lost in service, etc Nearly every person la
entitled to an increase.
Pensions, Bounties, Land. Claims
and Patents attended to.
For particulars call or address
C. J. CURTIS.
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Solicitor of
Claims and Patents.
Rooms 3 and 4 Odd Fellows building, As