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SATURDAY FEBRUARY 16, 181
THE VALUE OF A REPUTATION IN
The importance of making a busi
ness reputation and maintaining it
when established is well represented
in the case of canned goods in the
countries of the east For some years
canned meats and fruits, bottled pre
serves, olives, pickles, etc.. prepared
in this country, had secured a good
name and a resulting large sale. The
quality was of the best, the methods
of packing aud preserving as good as
could be devised, and the price bo
reasonable that they soon made a
market for themselves.
A recent report from Consul Gen
eral Yan Euren at Yokohama is but a
repetition of the old, old story of de
terioration, the consequent loss of
reputation and falling off of trade.
In 1881 these troods had -secured a
large sale in Japan. They were the
best of their kind in every branch.
In 1832 their sale bad increased -at a
quite uniform rate of .about twenty
five per cent in a single year. In
-1833- --the effect of adulterated
alid badly packed goods be
gan to be apparent 'as the
trade fell off until it was much
smaller even than in 188L It had
been found on examination that what
purported to be fruit jelly sent from
this country was chiefly gelatine with
a flavoring essence. The same dete
rioration was evident in canned
meats and fruits, and especially in
Such tendencies as 'these are so
absolutely fatal to our foreign trade
that many of our products are
shipped to England or France, where
they are worked over, repacked,
stamped by reputable dealers and
shipped into the Eastern countries as
European products. The people of
those countries recognize the import
ance of a name and reputation in
business. They do not expect to
transact all the business or make all
the profits in a single year, and the
soo'ner 'our people learn the same
thing the sooner they will secure rep
utation and the resulting business
It is related as a bit of news about
Mr. Becher that he delights in dia
monds, opals, amethysts and all sorts
of gems. He can, he says, pass hours
gazing into the flashing depths of a
brilliant or watching the play of love
ly color in an opal Now, let not the
captious and irreverent be too hasty
in calling the great preacher a world
ling. What of inanimate nature has
more beauty in smaller compass than
a diamond? Its high price alone
points to the dlevation of sentiment
it inspires. That it isonly the more
beautiful on a taper finger, in a deli
cate pinkish ear or strung in a river
of light about a soft white throat is
surely not to be spoken to its 'disad
vantage. One thing is certain, if
Mr. Eeecher, like Shakespere, finds
his ''sermons in stones, and good in
everything," dozens of congrega
tions will immediately supply their
preachers with a set of the finest
jewels that money can buy. May
Mr. Beecher never want a diamond!
One-third of the session of con
gress has been permitted to pass aud
the work of that body is chiefly pros
pective so far. There was a great
flourish of trumpets at first about
What was going to be done, but noth
ing really is done yet, and the rate at
which work is progressing doesn't
give much hope that the really im
portant measures are to be pushed
to final passage. The currency and
silver questions should not be allowed
to go over another session without
some radical legislation, and the ship
ping interests of the country should
be given the benefit of the most care
ful attention from the national law
makers. Mere political questions
can well be remitted to the people,
who will have to decide on them at'
tho polls, but congress should do
some real legislative work and that
- Of all the prophecies of the end
of the world the safest and slowest is
the one made recently by the' ghost
of Mohammed, at Mecca, which puts
down this event for a date of 140
years hence. To people accustomed
to the short time allowances on this
subject of a Miller, this prediction of
the spirit of Mohammed will be bosh;
yet some Mohammedans are excited
about it A plague and & cyclone
are, to. bathe forerunners of the end;
and if Egypt will furnish the plague,
.America can easily produce the cy
clone. Wp know that river bars need not
always hinder oommeroe, and know
also that the ocean entrance can be
imoroved and mad Hiiffimmir. for oil
'vessels that can come to Portland by I
me improved river cnanneis.
The above precious morsel from
the Porfland Nex3 shows that journ
al has learned its little parrot cry,
nd exemplifies the fact that Portland
doe3 not want" any vessel to enter the
Columbia river that cannot ascend
126 miles from Cape Hancock.
Colokeii Ikgebsom; says that we
are living iir-the tamest portion of
our national history; ihat small men
are at the helm, and mediocrity is mat
premium. -All of which ib true.
3at what us- the -concern about big
aten 't 'the helm, when -the sea .is
The bill now pending in Congress
for an appropriation of 8130.000 to'
complete the pedestal and pay l" e
expenses of erecting the Bar..!'-", ij
Statue of Jjiberty ought to he d.c .(-
ea. I'he statue wa3 presented bvl
France to the people of this country,
and before it was completed the peo
ple of France, by popular subscrip
tion, raised 8250,000. If there is not
patriotism enough in the American
people to raise the needed amount by
voluntary subscription to pay for the
erection of the statue now,' the Gov
ernment ought not to be called on to
foot the bill
Senatoe Tom Bowen, of Colorado,
has what is called a poker face and' is
said to be the best poker player in the
world. He always has a poker hand,'
too, or the.peraoas playing'with I him
think he has, and he derives a large
income from the game They say of
him out in' Denver that when he
wanted four jfteks once at poker, and
had but three, he quietly dropped his
fourth card and substituted his 'pho
tograph. He played it for" a jack, too.
. . ' -
It was Josh Billings who said that
"when a man beginz to go down hill
it? seems as tho everything -wuz
greased for the ookazhun." J. War
ren Keifer, late speaker of the house,
will probably agree with J. B.
There are 80,000 more women than
men in . Massachusetts. . Go east,
At Pendleton, Or., Mr. C. Waltman,
formerly proprietor of the Centennial
Red Crown Flour.
Guaranteed a Superior Article.
Country Produce, Etc.
jyConsIgnment Solicited-and 'Advances
made oa sxnie.
THURSDAY, FEB. 21, at 2 P.M.
Instructed by MR. TH03. E.WOODFIELD,
I will sell at Public Auction, on the prem
ises, an the l'olnt Adams Packing Co.
In Uppar Astoria,
Two25-It. Fishing Boats, 7 ft. 2 in. beam,
with complete outfit ot Masts, Sails, An
chors. Oars, Lunch Buckets, etc.
Two Nets, coo fathoms, 45 mesh deep, in use
lastseason only for 'even weeks.
One 4-roomed Frame Building, ier26 ft
Also A lot ol Household Furniture, cou
nting in part of Oue Hrdroom Huit com
plete, Chairs. Tables, Carpets, Parlor and
Cooking Moves, etc, etc.
One weed Sewing Machine la good run
ulng order and nearly new.
EL C. HOLDEK,
JORDAN & BOZORTH,
A FULL LINE OK
Crockerv and Gloa&wara.
B. S. Worsley,
OBlceauI'Vare Booms on Squetnoqua
Street, next door to corner of Olney .
Advancements made oa Consignments
No Ctmrses Tar Mteraxe er Goadi.
Kurt Sallln? Schooner
lis tons regi-Jtftr. will leave Astoria, on. or
"she will take fwiffht at Pnrtljmrt nn1 nn
her return from Portland will leave Astoria.
xuriuiiner particulars nppiy i
J. M. D. QUAY. Astoria, Oregon.
The new Steamer
a. b. : fx:buliX.
N. P. JOHANSEN, - - . Xaster
Will leave for TILLAMOOK, oo
.Wka .Freight U ttffer,
1,1011 .SAILINI4. DATES AND FARTICU-
lars apply to J. O. HUSTLES, Main
.street Wharf, Astoria : ALIJEN & LEWIS.
Portland ;J.-L.STORY Tillamook.
Notice to the Public.
HAVING SOLD &Y ENTIRE INTEREST
in the Market and Grocery Business to
J. B. Wyatt, of Portland, I take tills method
of expressing thanks for the uniform court
esy and liberal patronage of the citizens of
Astoria for the past fourteen years, and I
cheerfully recommeud the Arm of Wyatt &
Thompson to th&cnnfldenco and liberal pat
ronage of the public, including especially
the friends of the old firm. .
TH18 18 TO GIVE NOTICE THAT I WISH
J3J.ll nrt:i Unawlncr thontAlvxi tn h. in.
debted to ae to coake J&jBe&ate settlement 1
Special Auction Sale
This Afternoon at 1.
H. C. WYATT'S
CoiirtriElit & Hawkins Minstrels
NEW EUA IN MINSTRELSY. NOVELTY
OtJE MOTTO. ENTIRE NEW
F 1RST PAST.
Around the World in One Hour
and Twenty Minutes.
Illustrated by 10 Beautiful Picture, visiting
tngiana, ireiana, ? ninoe. uennany. unina
Italy. Nw York etc. Interspersed
with Songs. Jokes, etc. by the
and our Great Company Introducing
MR. WM. MULDDO.V,
Champion Wrestler of the World, In his
. great Koman aud Classic .statuary.
Read the dipt of Performers.
HOI.LAKD and WETTEB,
Greatest of all Irish Comedians.
COGILL BKOS. ' HARRY P. BURTON.
STANLY and VIXLEY.
The BOY ALTO,
"Without a RlvaL
D. JB.Hawkias and Wm. Cottrtrisht.
Augmented Orchestra and. Sliver Cornet
Baud, making this tho Strongest Combina
tion erer onerea to ine niouc.
Prlreii as Hsaal.
Rewired Seats at New York Novelty
Located in the Immediate
Vicinity of Already Im
The Favorite, and Most Fre
quented Seaside Resort
Of the Elite of Portland for
Many Years, and without
Doubt Affording the
Facilities and Summer Rec
reations on the
Messrs. BOZORTH & JOHNS,
I WILL ON
Tuesday, February 1 9,
AT 11 A. M.
At My Auction Rooms, Com
mence to Sell
At Public Auction
LIMITED NUMBER OF LOTS,
Each 50x100 feet
In the First Addition to
Immediately Adjoining the Projerty on
which is located Uie Well and
GRIMES' SUMMER HOUSE.
In calllnc attention to tho extraordinary
latuiauieaurnruiiuiugi ui me property of
fered for .ale as a suu-iner resort, It Is only
necessary to remind Aatodans to tIt offers
not only ike most Ltvorable facilities for sea
bathing, but also for hunting bo'bber?ni
elk, shooting. Ashing and the healthy exer-
cic ot uual nmunK uu ue necamcum rtrer,
the western boundary of the plat comprblne
the first addition to
AS AM INVESTMENT
Which ajust eveutually prove highly re-L
on a speculation, it Is poly necessary to state
that lots In closer proximity to tboae now
offered for aale, bare bren sold for not lea
than 3196 each, and will be improved and
occupied this season by many oftthe our
chasers, among whom are such wtTl-knowi
eentlemen in this state as M. S. Rurrell.
(Knapp. Burrell & Co.. Portland), J. B. Con
Kle, Esq. Portland, Geo. C. Sear, (sheriff
Multnomah county)., A. H. Johnson the
wel-known cattle dealer, Portland, Hon.
Geo JH. Durham. Hillsboro.Charlefl Kaowles,
Esq., J. O. Hantnom. Esq.. Geo. Stonvll.
Hon. J. B. Kelloer. C. R Hlttm . I? I 1
"Kee. Esq.. of Koduers, Meyer & Co.. C. P.
Hojfue, Cashier Northwestern Savings Bank
Portland, and several equally prominent
For further particulars enquire of Messrs.
Eozorth & Johns, real estate agents, or
-E. C. HOUJEN.
FURNISHED ROOMS TO LET.
AT MBS. GEO. HILLEB'S, NEXT DOOB
to Wesroa HoteL -
DO YOU OWN A HORSE?
THEN DONT LET HOC SUFFER THESE
cold nights when you c&a keep hlra
comfortably waita with a
No. 1 New Horse Blanket
that you B get for a dollar and a halt at
You Are Sure to be Suited
Leading Furniture House
Hall, Office, Library, Parlor, Chamber
and DINING ROOM, in
"WALNUT, CHEERY, ASH, AND MAPLE.
We are without a doubt showing- th? Largest and Most Complete
line of CHAMBER SUIT3 in this city, unequaled in Design, Work
manship and Finish.
We Carry an IMMENSE STOCK OF CARPETS of All Designs
and Colors in
Body, Roxbury, and Tapestry Brussels, Three Plys,
Extra Supers and Ingrains.
Are not excelled by any
north of San Francisco.
Nothing but the best
dispensed, and every
convenience for the com
fort of guests.
Imported Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
Trie Most Complete Establishment in Astoria.
AT TBI! ENTEANCE TO THE 0. E. & N. DOCK.
NOVELTY STORE !
Opposite the Parker Hou.e.
Nt?w York Novelty
Headquarters for tbe Young
a,ud tbe Old.
Books, Musical Instruments, Toys,
Stationery,, and Novelties of
AIL ife IrI Publications
Ajk la b ihawn the Clarions, the latest
moral 4t amfei&lcai ingenuity..
v STOEEl dr
and Club Rooms
SMALL MUSICAL 1NSTRUME
OF ALL KINDS.
FINEST VIOLIN STRINGS,
Piano, and Organ Instructor.
STECK & KNABE MOS !
President of United States"
"Governor of Oregon,"
Astoria Musical Society,
Mrs. J. W. Conn, of Astoria,
And other prominent persons. Pianos and
Organs of manj leading makes,
who esale and retail,
CELEBRATED TABER ORGANS.
LITTLE GIANT STECK PIANO
Largest House on This Coast
165 First St., Portland, Oregon.
GERMAIS1A BEER HALL
BOTTLE BEER DEPOT.
C8EXOTC8 StRKET, .ASTORU.
The Best of Lager 5 Cts. a Glass
Orders for the
Geleoratea ColmMa Brewery
Lett at this place will be promptly attend
-Nochesip Sad Francisco Beer sold at
tEK apply to Hie Rnpkun. or to
FineGoods Reduced Prices
Ladies desirous of procuring Goods
unequaled in Style and Finish will
take pleasure in examining our
SILKS, SATINS and DRESS GOODS.
GENTS' FURNISHING DEPARTMENT,
Everything is Complete
and of the "best
John A. Montgomery,
Tin, Sheet Iron and Copper Ware.
A General Assortment of
Magee Stoves and Ranges
The Best In the market.
Piumblng goods 0f all kinds on band. Jot
work done in a workmanlike manner.
PLUMBING, GAb FITTING, AND CANNERY WORK
Attended to Promptly on Reasonable Terms.
CbrnnniDN Street. Xext to C i. Parker's Store.
ASTORIA, - - OREGON.
THE NEW MODEL
A FDIX STOCK ALWAYS ON HAND.
DE3. 3EL. EC-iSL W US,
Two doors east of Oc-Ident notel. ASTORrA. OKEOON.
MARTIN OLSEN & CO.
. EALEBS IN jS?
FURNITURE S5 BEDDING.
Corner Itlnin and Squcmoqua streets. Antoria, Oregoa.
WINDOW SHADES AND TRIMMINGS; WALL PAPER ETC.
A Complete Stock.
PRICES AS CHEAP AS QUALITY WILL AFFORD.
tr.I. K1SPS OF FITl?WITITKF UEPAIRFD Afl TRI8nFT.
TAKE THE CAKE!
F. B. ELBERSON'S
You will be sure that
It is worth taktinr.
Every Varlet of
Fine Cakes and Confectionery
For the Holiday Trade.
Candies, Christmas Tree Trim
The Best Quality of
Delivered every Jlornlng
F. B. F.LBEHSO.V Fropriftor,
That Hacking Cougn can be so
quickly cured by Shlloh's Cure. We
guarantee it Sold by W.E. Dement.
Eben P. Parkor,lia&ter.
I ForTOWINO, FREiaflT orCHAh-
II. R. PARKER.
RAKGE CAN BE IIAD IN AS
TORIA ONLY OF
E. B. BAWB9,
CALL AND EXAMINE IT, YOD
WILL BE PLEASED.
E. K. H AWES Is also agent for tho
M patent Cooiiif Stove
And other flrst-claas stoyas.
Fnrnaoe Work. St&m Flt--iais
etc.. a spoclalty.
The best of California and Foreign
Wines and Liquors
Kept Constantly on Hand
Domestic aud Foreign Clears ef
the best Brands.
NATIONAL BREWERY BEER.
On Concomly between Benton and Lafn-
I. "W. CASE,
IMPORTER AND WHOLESALE AND KX
TAIL DEALER IN
Corner Cneaamoa and Cass streets.
ASTOBIA. .... OMSGON