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Astoria, Oregon. Thursday Morning, November 8, 1883
FURTHER PROGRESS STOPPED Colonel Baker's Tomb.
Fear has been expressed that
the Canadian Pacific would not be
able to find a practical crossing
over the Selkirk range o the Rock
ies, through Kicking Horse pass.
No effort nor expense to secure
the shortest and best route across
the mountain has been spared by
the company, as it is well known
that the company has been at
enormous cost keeping engineers
in the Rockies for two years mak
ing surveys and explorations with
views of securing the best route.
At this late hour when the track
has been laid far up the Bow river
pass, to within thirty-five miles or
so of the summit, it has been dis
covered that after all it maybe im
possible to cross via Kicking
Horse pass. Engineers arc on the
work in dispute. Some claim that
it is impossible to go that way and
avoid the crossing of the range by
Home's pass. In order to go via
Home's pass it will be necessary
to deviate considerably, and to do
so seven or eight miles of track
already laid would have to be
lifted. The engineers could not
come to any agreement, so they
were called in, and the matter was
laid before the general manager
and other officials. When it was
seen that there was but little pros
pect of an agreement among the
engineers on one route, and seri
ous consequences might result by
further prosecuting work this sea
son, when it was not definitely
known that that pass was feasible,
it was deemed best to stop all
work for two years, and orders
were accordingly sent out to that
effect. In the meantime the most
efficient engineers will be put to
work to ascertain the best route.
Several hundred laborers have
to Winnipeg. They state that all
the workmen, between 4000 and
5000 in number, have been dis
missed. Work on all sub-contracts,
many of which were let
quite recently, has also been
stopped. Many workmen had
been led to expect that they" would
be given work in the winter, in
consequence of the heavy work in
the mountains. It is expected
that two hundred will arrive daily
until the entire number is brought
to that city. The majority of them
belong to the United States and
will proceed there. All will go to
St. Paul first and many will re
The Laws of Trade.
Early in the present month says
the S. F. Chronicle, a letter was
published in an eastern journal,
stating that during the triennial
conclave a few ex-soldiers from
Pennsylvania, "who still retain
vivid recollections of the early
scenes enacted in the late war,
and especially the one which end
ed so disasterously to the Union
forces under the lead of the gal
lant Edward D. Baker, at Ball's
Bluff, Va., October 21, 1801, visit
ed his tomb, which is situated on a
commanding elevation in Laurel
hill cemetery.'' According to the
article thev found the monument
crumblinc- and covered with mold
r nnnared for, "the
bare, unkept ground lloweness
and void of any vestige of ever
green." The article aiso sum lu.u.
the party of visiting soldiers raised
a fund, which was sent to this city,
the interest of which was to be
used annually in keeping in order
and preserving Colonel Baker's
tomb". Inquiry among the vete
ran organizations of tiiis city fail
ed to disclose any knowledge of
such . fund. Just before last
Memorial duv a small sum was
supplied the cemetery authorities
for decorating the grave, and it
was all used and more with it for
thnf. mirnose. Thev sav that this
is the only monev they have re
ceived to decorate or keep the
tomb and plat in order. Recent
ly Colonel Baker's son died in
Oregou and the remains are to be
nro fnr interment in
Laurel hill. Then, perhaps, some
thins- will be learned of the fund
and what use has been made of it.
A Twin Story.
Henry and Alfred Groves of St.
Helens are twins, and look almost
exactly alike. Henry has a wife
living in Kansas, but he did not
let that interfere with his flirting
w:th Lettv Avery, the pretty
daughter of a neighboring farmer.
To test the depth of her love lie
"popped" the question and she
snapped him up like a gold two-and-a-half
piece, and before he
could stop her she acquainted tier
parents with the glad tidings; who
with business-like celerity named
the 21st of October as the time
for the wedding. Henry was in n
dilemma, but he made a clean
breast ol it to his twin brother,
Alfred, who with real fraternal sac
rifice, agreed to stand in the mar
ried brothers stead and wed the
Avnrr irl. Alfred plaved the
" J o -
deception so successful!' that he
married Miss Avcrv,she being un
der the impression that he was
Henrv. All went smoothly until
Alfred, who had learned to love
her and wanted her to return the
affection, told her of the decep
tion. She was indignant, left him
for her parents, and at last ac
counts Alfred was in this city hid
ing from an indignant father-in-
law. The East Portland I indica
tor in closing a column account of
this match says: "The Groves and
Averv families no longer visit
each other and a divorce case is
expected in that section of coun
AS'S'OKIA, - - ORKOOS
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CnraftnuLS street. Astoria, Oregon.
t 15. THOMS05.
Attorney and Counselor at Law.
Koom Nu. 6. oyer "White House,
Attorney at liUiv.anil Xotary
Odd Fultow ButMlng. Astoria, Oregon.
LIVERPOOL AND LOv,W AND
NOIITII BttlTISH AND MERCAN
TILE OF LONDON AND
OLD CONNECTICUT OF KAUT
COMMERCIAL OF CALIFORNIA
FIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES
RaprMDtin::& CBpitclof SG7,000,000.
A. VAN DUSEN. Acent,
c. r invros. c. c. fui.to .
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
Homw 5 and . 0hl Fellows Building.
J . A. KOWT.ISV.
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Cheimmws tivet, - - ASTOP.L, OREGON
Attorney at T.aiv.
Ko&i i, White Ilowse.
iVTTV AT LAW.
Votary Public. Commissioner of Deeds for
California, New York and "Washington 'ler-
Rooms 3 and 4. Odd Fellows r.uildlng, As
toria. Oreeon. ,
X. II. -Claims at "Washington. I. C, and
Is herewith declared. From and after the 1st of November all iNews-
papers and Periodicals will be sold at the following prices.
NORTHERN PACIFIC EXPRESS
Are Now Ready For Business.
raOfflcc with Rozorlh & Johns.
Ex-Senator Eaton of Connect!
cut, is a Democrat in whom there
is no guile. When he was in the
senate ho was distinguished for his
common-sense speeches, and it ap
pears from an interview recently
had with him that the old gentle
man is still in his right mind. In
Hartlord, the other day, u brother
Democrat asked him: "What do
you think of the prospects in '84,
Senator?" "Don't know." " ell,
aren't our prospects pretty
bright?" "Don't know." "Hasn't
Ohio cone Democratic?" "Why,
yes." "What's the trouble then?"
"I'll tell you," said the senator,
pressing his thin lips together,
"the Democracy, twenty years ago
took out a patent for making d d
fools of themselves, and it has
never been infringed upon."
& ARNDT & FERCHEN,
ASTOUIA. - OREGON.
The Pioneer Machine Shop
BLACKSMITH g0gjB& '
Boiler Shop TSSg
FIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES.
5 Cents Each.
AUCTiONKLK, COMMISSION A Nil IN
Clntsop ountyantl City ofAalorla
Olftco :-C!ienamus streat, Y. M. C. A. hall
Physician and Surgeon.
INkhiw 9 ami 10, Odd Fellows Building.
All kinds or
i'romptly r.ttcndetl ui.
A specialty nuulc of rt:airini:
FOOT OF IrAYETTK STRKIfr.
ASTORIA IRON WORKS.
DKI.TOX STUKKT, KKAR 1'AHKKlt HU?R,
ASTORIA. - ORKGOX.
PIIYSICrA2T A2JD SUEGEON
Oyyirs Roms 1 2, ami 3. rythian Build-inir.
liaM:iwcic-Owr - E. Tlwinas' Dny
"TwenU'-three dollars for that
'ere stove!" she exclaimed, as she
held up her hands in horror.
"But iron is down."
"I've seen in the papers during
the last month where as many as
six big iron companies have
"Well, that ought to make
stoves cheaper, and 1 know it."
"Madam, in the last two months
death has laid his hands upon as
many as twenty-five young'uns in
"Yes, poor things!"
"But are nursing bottles any
cheaper than three mouths ago?"
"N-o," she slowly admitted.
"Of course not, madam. The
laws of trade are immutable. The
best I can do is to throw in a horse
radish grater if you take the stove
at twenty-three dollars."
It was estimated that both
skilled and unskilled coolie labor
ers now receive from fifteen to
twenty-five per cent, more pay
than when the Restriction act went
into effect. During the scarcity
of farm laborers the past summer,
hop pickers have received twenty
five cents per hundred weight
more than last year, and harvest
hands received an increase of
twenty per cent. About the same
increase was asked by cigar
makers. The Chinese are report
ed to ask hisrher waces for fruit-
packing than white women and
Tills powder never varle. A ii.arvel o
economical than the ordinary kinds, and
...n......! Iw cxilit in nmnitiMnil wltll lllrt 111HI-
titudc ol low test short weight, alum or
phospha'e imwders. Soldonluin ttin. Rov
ai. Baking I'owdku Co.. loc Wall-st. N. .
Our government has determined
to enforce a proper respect for the
rM" fl:o-. It has stationed a war
steamer in the harbor at Canton
:v six gun monster of the deep,
floating forty-six American sailors
nnrl mnritlGS. How the five hun
dred millions of wicked heathen
must tremble in their boots at
this paralyzing menace. .
Canada offers the munificent
sum of 5 to every able bodied
man who will lose himself in the
continuous woods of British Co
lumbia as n bona fide settler.
Even with that splendid indncc-
mnnt t!ir fiflf of fiini?rratlon to
wi v " " zj
that region is not overwhelming.
J 0 CaEBRTE0 "1
GENERAL MAOHIHISIS AHD
BoilerWork, Steamboat Work
and Cannery Worn a specialty.
Ofall I)fScrIptloK to tr:Ir
at S!ioPl A'olice.
A. I). Was. "President.
J. O. Hu-STLKi:, Secretary,
I. W. CASK.TreaMin'r.
G. H. "BATE & GO.
Doors. Windows. Blinds. Transoms
Turning, Bracket Work.
KtMMtts Ih Alli-siV lrtiikllnjj up stairs, comer
of Cjus jutd Sqejnow.he strct .
Uikhm n.OI.l I'tllows Bnlliling, Astoiia.Or.
(Jas a4wlnlsterert rr painless extraction
i'.nwiimttf ot IleMelberg University.
GENEBAL STEAMSHIP AGENCY.
Bills Gf Exchange on any
Part ol Europe.
m- .-.r . t,vw I'nii TI wnr.T ftWIXfJ
JL wK known aiul eommodious steamship
rrFATK LIKE, P.KI) STAR.
NATK)NAka'l AMERICAN LINE.
Fireside Companion, N. T. Weekly Ledger, Saturday Night,
Arm Chair, Family Storv Paper, Boys of New York, "Weeks Doings,
Texas Sittings, S. F. Chronicle, Call, Oregonian, News and Astortan,
8 Cts., 3 for 25 Cts., 13 for $1.00.
txo; a-ot Pnllnp. Atp.ws. Illustrated Times. Puck, "Wasp, and
Judge, Harper's Bazaar and Weekly, Leslie's "Weekly and Chimney
Corner, Argonaut, ana many otners.
I have printed tickets for those papers to make exact change.
Back numbers always on hand.
O P5 fcm o Leslie's Popular Monthly,
&Q VUlltbi Young Ladies Journal, etc.
30 -GeiltS. Harper's Monthly, etc.
Having made arrangements with all publishers I am enabled to
o-ive the public a benefit of the above named reductions- 1 have also
REDUCED the price lor SUDSCnptlons, wnicn win iaa
Harpers "Weekly, per year
" Bazaar, "
" Monthly t:
Leslie's "Weekly, per year
Leslie's Chimney Corner, per year
" Popular Monthly "
New York Ledger : 2.75
Saturday iNight. - -
I Family Story Paper
S. F. Argonaut
$3.75 not 8400
And a others too numerous to mention at the same rates. Now is
j-our time to subscribe for the coming year. Remember Carl Adler s
Subscription iNews Uepot.
mil HOLDS THE FORT
Xjools at This I
All Hie tallowniB fic cloth bound Books gilt edge. Red Line ! edition, '9erly Signt
ont -S-llulwer Lvtton. Campbell. Spencer, Hemans, Tennjson, uopa.
Moore. Jean In-elor. Crab!,, .Pope, SUakespearc. Ooldsinlt CBfr. wiena. ue.
Artnn. Won.luortli. l.omrfellow. Holmes. Bayard Taylor, Shelby. Kodgeis. Barns, Cooper,
and many, ma:ij moix-.
rrivateereman. Youuk Forester, 1'eter the Whaler, and hundreds more.
Even-article of mv new. fine selected stock will be sold at prices that will 1EFY
nooks :tatioiien- and Notions In endless variety. X fine display of Gold and Silver
toSVSS Kodper Bw. Sllvenvare. as Knives Forks and bpoons,
:orcniiw;Tea Sets, etc., etc., will be sold cheaper than anywhere else.
PIAXOS AND OKGANS of the best makers very tow for Cash, or on Easy
vr7L-ItfT?T.TiM- Xr TXmVl USICAI.INSTRIENTSor,.ye
VV xi iuiui.Jxuk. vvr j.t.u-i.-'' i of the latest puoiicauons. iwiicwiuiumuduumjiuu
rimxUri llekets to of from any Knropoan
Vor urn i;raitiwi "
milfm: duys. eto, ppiy io
r.w. r. W1IKKI.KH.
v.'. i- r.oni
Said an expert penman to an
other of the same guild who was
examining two pieces o writing:
"What has that 'that1 that that7
I that that 'that' that you made re
resembles to do with this 'that'?"
The other replied that he desired
to answer by counsel.
Shiloh's Cough ana Consumption
Cure is sold by us on guarantee. It
-cures consumption, Sold by W.E.De-aent.
"Wyoming may come into com
petition with the eastern petroleum
districts, as it has two oil basins
that have been discovered, the
Shoshone and Beaver, which ex
perts think will exceed the rich
est deposit ever struck m Pennsyl
"The darkest day," said Horace
Greelev, 'in any man's earthly
career, is that wherein he first
fancies there is some easier way
of gaining a dollar than by square
ly earning it.V
The center of the Brooklyn
bridge is four feet lower than it
! was originally, having settled, but
it is still above the limit which the
Tl t,..n.. tinin on IntlinM in irlliph
this ftcrlimr invigorant and anti-fcbni medi
cine has failed to ward off tbo complaint,
malaria. Hundreds of physicians havo aban
doned alUho officinal specifics, and now pre
scribe tms narniiesj vesexaoio tunic ir chuk
and fever, ns well as dyspepsia and nervous
affections, llostctter's Bitters is tbo specific
you neca. . . . -
For sale by all Urnpnsis ana ucaiers
A. V. Allen,
vbotesaleand retail dealer; In
BbI Mb 1 Insurance Agents.
, ,. .l.vuiraliln urntM'ttV ill AS-
Uirin suul Upper Astoria for safe. Also, line
fariHS Mroisnoiu iiw mu .y .
ISonl. XorvficU Union r.uI JLnxica
sairc IiiHurancc Cos.,
WUhacombinetl capital of S.'JG,000,000
Travelers late "t Acciilcnt Insnr-
inttaa jiiicinsuniHcu v..
of New York.
Astovia Oil WOTks.ateW
ii entrusted to our care will re-
.T IL DitFOTtCE, rroprletor, I. O. Iox ceive prompt auenuwi.
3IaatifUcturer and Iiralir m
mf-ra The llnest assortment of Toys, "WaRous. Velocipedes, Baby Carriages,
lOlP ! etc., etc, can only be found at Adlers well known Crystal Palace.
Enabled by many years of experience I succeeded in selecting a stocK oi eoous which
I will suit younjc and otu. .
I mean to do a square, honest business, giving f idl value for every dime recen eu.
1'olltc clerks will be found In attendance and no trouble to show goods.
IHHXSaXBEIt 1 WITiL XOT UK XLIERS01iI.
A specialty, and all work Kianuitrtd.
Oak, Ash, Kay, and Walnut liuniH-r ; Ore
ion and Port Orford Cedar.
All kinds of boat material oh hand.
C JS.I5AIX & 0.
Carl Adler, Proprietor.
BOZOUTE & JOHNS. 4
Real Estate and General Insurance
Glass and Plated Ware,
TKOriGAL AND DOMESTIC
FRUITS AND VEGETABLES.
That Hacking Cough can be so
auicklv cured by Shiloh's Cure we
guarantee It. Sold by W. E. Dement.
FISH OIL and SKID GREASE.
rrPts will find my Skid Grease to be
gowi anil caeai'.
xkatTciieap -VND quick, k
Main Street, opposite K. Loeb's.
Ko.4.PIrstSU - - Tortland. Oregon
Clotlrinc made at reasonable prices,
and satisfaction guaranteed.
ATTENTION SOLDIERS ! astoria,
IOl,OCO,000 Apiropriaiel in
I8SS for i'cnsions.
. ... . rm w.llnvn cnliliprc from tllft elianrC
! of desertiou and grant all such soldlew their
v,.Vvr. ' -...i in imnt cnliUpnt marked as
n&KItiBHS honorable discharge papers.
slon act and continue it in force so far as
ACT ailowing pay for horses and equipments
lost In service, cic c.uij h-j
entitled to an increase.
JjensionH. Bounties, Iinnrt ClainiB
ainl Patents attended to.
For iMiruciuais can ui uuui
Attorney aud Counselor at Law, Solicitor of
T-nnmss and 4 Odd Fellows building,-As
WE WHITE POLICIES IN THE WWI
1 V ern. State Investment, Hamburg, Bre
men and North German Pire Insurance Com
panies, and represent the Tnwelleis Life
and Accident of Hartford, and the New
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
blank3 therefor. Our maps can be exam
inui in the office, tinou the payment of a
We also have for sale.city property in As
toria and additions, and farms and tide land
Pentsfand other collections made, and
b BOZORTH& JOHNS,
FURNISHED ROOMS TO LET.
k T3IS. GEO. liiuutuo, iuw.
Jta. to Weston uoiei.
17MVE HUNDRED CORDS DKX IIBI
: lock Wood, which I will deliver at the
uraymg or au &iuus uoh m. icuauu.iuic
rates. iv. is. iu-a.mu.rt.
Advances made on Consignments.