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.AUGUST 28. 18Si
NO MONEY IN IT.
Isom Launinff & Co., of the Ked
Crown Flouring Mills Albany, have
just bought 100,000 bushels of wheat
at 60 cents per bushel. Most of the
wheat was secured in Linn count'.
A cekt a pound for wheat is not
much encouragement to the "Willam
ette valley or Eastern Oregon wheat
raiser. Indeed it illustrates what The
Astoriak has so often iterated and
reiterated that the true policy of
the Oregon farmer is to abandon
wheat as a staple product and diver
sify his crop. No man can do other
wise than run behind at raising
wheat to sell for sixty cenls a busheL
The capital and labor that the har
vested wheat requires could be put
to far better use in the cultivation of
mixed crops, and the land would be
thereby enriched instead of becoming
"Whichever way "the Oregon wheat
raiser turns he sees a depressed mar
ket. In the East it would be but lit
tle inducement for him to attempt to
find a market, for the railroad com
pany would charge him the difference
between the price in Portland and in
Chicago, for carrying it to the latter
city. Across the sea the un
fortunate conditions under which
Columbia shipments are made
preclude the possibility of profit
Were the wheat shipped to Liver
pool from Astoria, as it should
be, and some day will be, the Oregon
farmer would stand some show of
getting something like a fair price for
his wheat. The Albany miller is able
to buy wheat there for a dollar a cen
tal. The California wheat grower can
get from $1.27 to SL33 a cental for
no better au article. In writing of
wheat, it must be taken into consid
eration that its value throughout the
world has not been so low for a pe
riod of lime embracing more than a
century. In 1781 wheat sold in Eng
land for 40s Gd a quarter. It steadily in
creased in value till in 1801 it was quo
ted at the enormous price of 119s Gd a
quarter. From 1781 to 18S1 it never
sold below 4.0s, except one season
1851 when it touched 3Ss 6d. It is
now selling in England for 37s 8d a
quarter. The English quarter is 480
pounds, or eight bushels. In talking
about a "quarter of wheat it may be
considered as being 500 pounds, or
five centals. As an English shilling
is worth a fraction over 24 cents in
our money, 37s 8d for a quarter of
wheat would beabout7sG)d a cental
or $1.03 a bushel. To carry a bushel
of Oregon wheat from here to Liver
pool at presont charter rates cost 3G
cents, which would make the bushel
of wheat arrived out cost the shipper
96 cents. The apparent margin of
12 cents would no more than pay
insurance, interest and incidentals,
which shows that unless the Oregon
shipper figures on an advance he
can't have much heart to buy wheat
to ship to Liverpool, even though he
buy it at sixty ceuts a bushel and
send it across the sea at 47s. Gd. a
ton. It is probable, however, that the
Albany millers will put the 100,000
bushels in the more condensed form
of flour, before sending it to Eng
land. The Dalles Tiihes-Jfountaineer is
informed "by a reliable person" that
it is the intention of the Baker City
branch of the Oregon Eailway & Nav
igation road to extend it to a junc
tion with the Oregon Short Line at a
point near Snake river. A line has
been surveyed running south of
Mount Jefferson, thence through
Wasco and Grant counties into Union
count-. It is thought that the Or
egon Short Line will seek an outlet
on the coast by the route specified,
now that the Northern Pacific has
virtually secured control of the Ore
gon Railway & Navigation Company's
line and the last-named company con
trols Burnt Pass.
A numbeb of clerks in the Portland
O. R. & N. Co.'s offices were dis
charged Monday night, says the
News, and it is possible more of them
will go in a few days. The worst has
not come yet, for it is reported that
salaries of O. R. & N. employes will
shortly be cut down ten per cent.
By an act of the Oregon legisla
ture the Oregon Pacific railroad
was given exemption from taxes for
twenty years, provided they completed
their road by October 19, 1834. This
time is rapidly approaching and there
is a strong effort being made to com
plete the road in time to save the ex
emption. Nelson Bennett has been award
ed the contract for the construction
of twenty-five miles of road on the
west end of the Cascade division of
the Northern Pacific Railroad. The
section to be constructed is from
South Prairie to Green river. There
were only three bidders, the Oregon
Construction Company, C.B.Robin
son and Bennett The cost of con
struction will reach $600,000.
An examination of Columbia river
salmon statistics shows that from the
inception of packing in 1866 to the
close of the season in 18S4 (nineteen
years), there have been packed 6,310,
658 cases, with a value of $34,450,000.
This indicates the enormous amount
of fish that has been canned from the
Columbia river, and salmon can now
be found in every market in the civi
STATE OF OREGON, COUNT V OF CLAT
sop : ss.
.By virtue of a decree of foreclosure and
order of sale Issued out of the Circuit court
of tlie State of Oregon for the County of
Clatsop, In favor of Geo. W. Hume, plaintiff,
and against the "Point Adams Tacking Com
pany, def-ndant. for the sum of $17,503.50-100
with Interest from the 21st day of August,
lP8i, at the rate of nine per cent, per annum
and the costs of suit taxed at $22.75-100 and
for the sale of the following described prop
erty, I did on the 27th day of August, 16S4
ley upon that real estate situated In Clat
sop County. State of Oregon, particularly
known and described as follews: the west
100 feet of block No. One. in the town of As
toria, as laid out by John Adair, otherwise
described as follews: beginning at the south
west conier of said block No. One. thence
east one hundred feet, thence north to the
north boundary of said block, thence west
one hundred feet, thence south alone the
western boundary thereof to the place of
oeginnmg ; aiso au me iiae iana. water and
wharflng privileges and rights In front there
of to ships' channel of the Columbia river,
including all buildings and improvements
thereon and thereto belonging ; also all the
fixed machinery and fixtures thereon and
on said grounds, together with all building
improvements, tenements, hereditaments
and appurtenances thereunto belonging and
shall proceed to sell the same at public auc
tion to the highest bidder lor cash, at the
court house door, on the 2Cth day of Sep
tember. 1S34. at 2 o'clock r. m. of said day
to satisfy said decree and foreclosure to
gether with the costs of sale and accruing
costs. w. G, RObS,
Sheriff of ClaUop
mHERE WILL BE A MEETING OF THE
ju stocKiioiaers of the Gymnasium Club In
Liberty Hall, on the 8th day of September,
By resolution of the Board of Directors
passed July 20th, 18S1.
A NY PERSON DESIROUS OF SECITR
x. ing the scholarships at Eugene State
University or Monmouth State Normal
school should applv without delay to the
cuuiuy scuooi superintendent
J. E. HI.'SGINS.
Office at Badollet & Co.'s, Upper Astoria.
ALL RILLS AGAINST WM. HUME
must be presented at the office at once.
.J. J. 1SAKUL.A Y.
August 2Cth, 1884.
.a.. D3. :f-i:e2x:e.
Will sail from Main street Wharf for
TILLAMOOK, at C A. ii., on
Thursday, Aug. 28, 1884.
For Freight or Tassage applv to C Leincn
weber, or J. G. Hustler, at the Wharf.
Rooms to Let.
TTUJRNISnED ROOMS. SINGLE AND
1? double, corner Cass and Jefferson (for
merly occupieu oy jurs. aicuiarnaiian) :
Temperance driuks for sa'e : half gallon.
milE AMERICAN SHIP ALAMEDANOW
JL on berth at this port requires tweheor
fourteen men, without advance, at $30 per
uionin irom Ahiona 10 Liverpool utrect. Any
one wishing to ship can apply to Capt. Niek-
cis on unaru me vessel.
t ARK BELLE OF OREGON FOR L1Y-
JL crpooi direct will be ready to ship crew
about 25th inst. Wages out of port-crew
to be paid In full at Liverpool. Apply to
isapiam on uoaru.
THE S. S. "COOS BAY"
500 Tons register, new. fast
sailing ClasHcil A 1.
Is now loading In
SAN FRANCISCO for PORTLAND,
And will sail on, or about
August 20 from San Francisco, and
about August 30 from Portland
touching at Coos liny.
ravorauie rates ot ireignt ami passage
will bo obtained froi.i the owner-?. THE
COAST AND RIVER STEAMSHIP CO.. S.m
Francisco, or the agents.
WATSON, WRIGHT & CO.,
10, North Front street, Portland,
C3-Accommodations for 30 passengers.
A. W. BERKY,
Agent at Astoria.
THERE WILL BE A MEETING OF THE
Stockholders of the Jensen Can Filling
.niaciiinc company ai me oiucc. at me As
toria Iron Works, at half-past se en o'clock
011 August 29th. 1884.
By order of the President,
IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE ANNU
al meeting of Stockholders of the I. X. L
Packing Co., will be held at the Company's
office, Upper Astoria, on Saturday, August
30, at 1 o'clock v. u., for the purpose of elect
ing a Board of Directors lor the eiiMilng
By Order of J. OSTROM.
S. ERICKSON. President.
THE TAXPAYERS OF SCHOOL Dis
trict No. l. Clatsop County, Oregon, are
notified that the school tax of said district
for the j ear 1884, Is now due and payable at
the ofilce of the undersigned In Astoria. Or
egon, and that the same w ill be deemed de
linquent unless paid within CO daws from the
date of this notice. J. O. BOZORTII,
.... District Clerk.
Astoria, August 11th, 18S4.
Good Building Lots
For Sale at Low Rates.
Apply to IiYMABf C. KI JfN'EY.
At office of Clatsop Mill Company,
on the .Roadway.
AN OLD AND WELL ESTABLISHED
business in one or the best locations in
the city. Other business the owner's only
reason for selling. This will bear investiga
tion and Is a good chance,
The premises will be sold or rented as buy
er may prefpr.
Apply at The Astokiak office.
FIVE HUNDRED CORDS DRY HEM
lock Wood, which I will deliver at the
bouses of customers for $4 a cord.
Dray Ing of all kinds done at reasonable
rates. R. R. MARION.
Mi Mi Jewelry,
Scarf Pins, Chains, Watches,
Of every description.
The finest stock of Jewelry in Astoria.
S2A11 goods warrantedasreprescnted
6USTAV HANSEN, JEWELER,
The Leading House.
THE LARGEST STOCK.
The Finest ami Choicest Goods.
Carl Ate's Crystal Palace.
Books, taiioneiy. Fancy Good,,
Toys, Ilaby Carriages.
Solid Gold and Silver Jewelry
Watches and. ClocUs,
And the largest and finest assortment of
miscellaneous goods north of
Pianos ai Musical IislriMts.
E"AU my goods aic guaranteed to be as
represented, and if not satisfactory you w ill
find me here six months or a year from now
to make ever thing right.
A FIRST-CLASS watch-maker in atteiid
ance. All work guaranteed.
You are cordially Invited to call and in
siect the handsome newgoods Just received.
LOEB & (JO.
AGENTS FOR TOE
Best San Francisco Houses and
Tumblers Decanters, and All
Kinds of Saloon Supplies.
tST-All goods sold at San Francisco Trices.
Opposite Parker House. Astoria. Orecon.
Wilson & Fisher
HEAVY AND SHELF
Paints, Oils, and Varnish.
Salem Flouring Mills,
Portland Roller Mills,
Capital Flour and
ASTOKJ A. OREGON.
CAPE ANN OILED CLOTHING,
OVERALLS, COATS. HATS.
SHIRTS, GUM BOOTS, Etc.
And a complete outfit, of Best Qualltv. and
at the LOWEST PRICE of any Estab
lishment in the city.
P. A. STOKES & CO.
Have opened a New Stock of AI poods in the
More next door to Foard & Stokes, and
To all Customer.
W. E. DEMENT & CO.
ASTORIA, - - - OREGON
Cany in Stock,
DRUGS, CHEMICALS, TOILET
Prescriptions carefully Compounded
Carnahan & Co.
I. W. CASE,
IMPORTEHS AND WHOLESALE AND
RETAIL DEALEI5S IN
Corner Chenamus and Cass streets.
ASTOPJA - - - OREGON
$67,000,000 Capital !
Liverpool and London and Globe.
North British and Mercantile
Of London and Edinburgh.
Old Connecticut of Hartford,
COMMERCIAL OF CALIFORNIA
Fire Insurance Companies,
Representing a Capital of S67,000 OOO.
B. VAN DUSEN. Aqent.
Another Reduction to Suit Hard
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE THE ASTO
riaWood Yard, Gray's Dock, foot of
Benton street, will sell wood at the follow
ing prices and deliver wherever the streets
are plauked, between Trullinger's Mill and
O'Brien's Hotel, back to Astor street :
Green Alder, 2-cut $4 23 per cord, long 3 50
Dry do do 4 fio do do 3 75
Gr'nllemlo'k do 4 25 do do 3 CO
Dry do do 4 50 do do 3 75
Green Fir do 4 CO do do 3 73
Dry Fir do 4 75 do do 4 00
and S. limbs do 5 50 do do 5 00
and S. limbs do 5 23 do do 4 75
Wood of All Kinds
By the Scow load at REDUCED RATES.
. . , J. H. D, GHAT'
Astoria, June 1st, 1884.
We beg to call the attention of the ub!it: to our latest importation, direct from
"Eastern manufacturers, of the.
Ever offered for sale in this city, comprMnij all grades, from the
FhNEST xBODY BRUSSELS
In the Newest Tints and Shades.
To tin; lou.'st priced article in thLs line We are determined u. dispone or our toek of
Carpets within the next four weeks, and to that end offei Mi-ci:il inducements, precluding
the possibility of Ueliigr Umlcrxold by any nTon itinit'ti.or.
Furniture and House Furnishing Line
We can show you the ery BEST GOODS at BOTTOM FIGURES, and shall be uleiscd
to receive a call for inspection whether you purchase or nut.
Carpets, Matting, Pictures, Mirrors,
PICTURE FRAMES MOULDINGS, ETC., ETC.
At Greatly Reduced Prices,
And cordiall' invite a call from our friends and the public general.
We intend to become a permanent fixture in this place and trust to receive a
liberal share of patronage from the public.
Cor. Chenamus and Hamilton Sts.
Wheeler & Kipp,
Pirate Gas ail Steam Fitters
Warranted, and Estimates Given.
Irou and r.cart Pipe, Bath Tubs.
AVator Closets, ami Gas
Jobbing Promptly Attended to.
A SPECIALTY is made of Tap
ping Water Mains and Running
Water Pipes, as We have Supe
or facilities for doing this work.
Corner Squemoqiia and Hamilton Streets,
Howe Planing 111.
LARGEST AND FINEST
SASH AND DOOR FACTORY
In Western Oregon.
A Full Stock on Hand and
Made Up to Order.
AND SATISFACTION GUARANTEED.
Sashes, Doors, Windows,
Of Best Material.
Bids Furnished Contractors, Oarpenters
All bills due and payable at the end of the
month, unless otherwise agreed upon.
Wm. HOWE, Proprietor.
J. C. TRDLLIXGER, - - - Proprietor.
3'ANUFACTtmER OF AJfD DEALER IX
All Kinds of Lumber,
ON AND AFTER THIS DATE WILL
sell Lumber andBoxes at following rates-
All Hough Lumber, (only to special
agreement), $io oo
i o. i v muring an u Jtusiic, (.oniy to spe
cial agreement) . ...., $o oo
No. 2 Flooring andRustic, (only tospe-
clal agreement) 16 oo
Mouldings, 10 per cent, cheaper than any
Fish Boxes. 14 cents at mill, Snooks. 12
cents at mill.
T. G. RAWLINGS,
Wholesale and Itetall Dealer In
Tropical, Domestic, Green and Dried
mjts. candies.dried meats, etc.
Fine Cigars and Tobacco.
Next door to I. J. Arvold's, Squemoqua St.
We take pleasure ii: announcing, that liav
ing purchased the slock of the late
firm of E. I). Curtis & Co., and
and having made many
New and Attractive Additions1
We now offer for sale the
MOST COMPLETE LINE
ASTORIA FURNITURE CO.,
II. DuBUIiiSOX, Manager.
CASPERSOH jLECTRIC LAMP.
Rnrnitis: "With an Unrivaled Rrillianey
Sixty Candle Power
ONE-HALF A CENT AN HOUR
The Finest ami Cheapest Lisht in le
One Lamp Will Last a Lifetime.
We -uarantee all we" say and court in
Ycstigatlon, Tills Limp is fast .superseding all old stle
oil lamps and. needs hut a trial to prove "its
FOR SALE IN ASTORIA. ONLY BY
CARNAHAN & CO..
Having Sccnred the Services
"Ye are now Prepared to Contract for
ALL KINDS OF EOATS,
In Small or Large Quantitlas, at
"Very Reasonable Bates, all of Our "Work
A Lh?ND? ot' BOAT STOCK AND MA
l,ffiL?ha,nrdandwI11 be sold low
SrSS qJSSVc We have also on hand a very
mEtr,0ofSasllDoorsand Mouldings of
nf?.wmanucture.'Hrtlch we guaiantee
not to be excelled on the Pacific Coast.
Examine Our Stock, Work
and Prices, and Remem
ber the old !. X. L.
C. H. BAIN & CO.
Cigars, Tobacco and Cigarettes
Meerschaum and Brier Pipes,
GENUINE ENGLISH CUTLERY
Revolvers and Cartridges.
COIUTER JIAIN AND CHENAMUS ST9.
Tor The Tinest Groceries.
For The Freshest Vegetables,
For The Most Complete Assortment,
For Absolute Satisfaction,
In Filling and Dell erlng All Orders,
FBAWK L. PARKER'S
Family Grocery and Provision Store,
Corner Benton and Chenamus Streets,
Opposite Custom House
flHgn'HM.''-'"" Vf-"!.' .'. ,", ""'"
TER apply to the Captain, or to
Exclusive Dry Goods House
Our Stock Is Tie lost Complete, Our Price's At M Bottoi
And Our Anxiety To Sell Is Unequaled!
We Are Always at the Top of the Market
And "With Us Yon Will Find
THE LATEST NOVELTIES IN OUR LINE
As Fast As The Appear In Eastern Markets.
WE INVITE INSPECTION OF OUR LATEST IMPORTATION
Ladies' and Infants' White Goods, Skirts, Parasols, Silk Mitts, Gloves in
Lisle, Silk and Cotton, Fans, etc., etc.
John A, Montgomery,
Tin, Sheet Iron and Copper Ware.
A Gei.eral Assortment of
Magee Stoves and Ranges
The Rest In the market.
Piuniblng goods of all kinds on haw!. .Nb
work done In a workmanlike nsannoi
PLUMBING, GAS FITTING, AND CANNERY
Attended to Promptly on Reasonable Terms.
Chenamus Street, A'ext to C Ti. Parker's Store.
ASTORIA, - OBEQOIT.
THE NEW MODEL
A FUU, STOCK
'. OI.SKN. .1. GUSTAFSOX. A. JOHNSON.
MARTIN OLSEN & CO.
FURNITURE Ss BEDDING
Corner Ulnin and Squemoqua Streets. Astoria, Oregon. "
WINDOW SHADES AND TRIMMNGS; WALL PAPER, ETC.
A Complete Stock.
PRICES AS CHEAP AS QUALITY "WILL AITORD.
A IX KINDS OF FURNITURE REPAIRED AND TARNISHED.
FOARD & STOKES.
A FULL LINE OF
Just Finished in Bear of Store.
Toys, fancy Goofls, Stationery,
Fresh Fuit Received Daily.
A Full Stock ol Smokers Ar.icles.
NEW GOODS CONSTANTLY ARRIVING.
CHAS. A. MAY,
Chenamu3 street, south sldo, one door
fben P. PurkerJAaster.
F.tTOWIXU. FREIGHT orCHAK
11. B. PAltKJER.
KANGE CAN BE HAD IN AS
TORIA ONLY OF
E. R. MAWB9,
CALL AND EXAMINE IT. Y"l
WILL BE PLEASED.
E. K. HAWES Is also agent for tut
ML patent Cooking Store
And other first-class 8i07e3.
Furnace "Work. Steam Fit
tings, etc., a specialty.
AIAVAYS ON HAND.
THE LATEST STYLES
B. B. FRANKLIN'S,
NEXT DOOR TO ASTORIAN OFFICE.
A very large Stock from which to select.
Window curtains made to order.
Bfaiy patent Trimmer to cut Wall Paper
will be lound convenient to my patrons.
Hardware anil Ship Chandlery
A. VAN DUSEN & GO.,
Hardware and Ship Chandlery
Pure Oil, Bright Varnish,
Binacle Oil, Cotton Canvas,
Hemp Sail Twine,
Cotton Sail Twine,
Wrought Iron Spikes,
Galvanized Cut Nails,
Paints and Oils, Greeris tc
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