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NOVEMBER 20, 18S7
AN AMERICAN PLIMSOLL NEEDED.
The white circle -with the horizon
tal strip midway is a familiar sight on
the load line of the British ships in
the stream opposite the city, showing
the freeboard, and placed there by an
act of parliament mainly carried by
the active efforts of Edward Plimsoll,
then a member of the British house of
This mark cannot be changed dur
ing a voyage for which it w.as set, and
was made mandatory by the reckless
practice of loading nearly to the gun
wale, whereby lives were endangered.
An American Plimsoll is needed.
Last year there were grave and ap
parently reasonable complaints that
vessels from the Sound were over
loaded, and it is believed that the loss
of some of the sixty lives off Cape
Flattery and vicinity last winter is in
directly chargeable to that unsafe
This season the same state of af
Last Monday the American ship
Baring Brothers, captain Masters,
coal laden from Seattle, arrived at
San Francisco consigned to the Oregon
Improvement company, so heavily
loaded as to strike the bar three pr
four times, starting a serious leak.
Her registered tonnage is 2,090
tons. This would, under ordinary
usage, entitle her to carry about 2,800
tons. She had on board 3,705 tons.
Stringent regulations are needed or
human life will bo in deadly peril,
sacrificed to the greed of commercial
- i - ,-. m m -
When it was asserted that presi
dent Hayes would listen to recom
mendations for office from congress
men, although he had made the
appointments several days before, the
following Indiana story was teld: "A
rural justice of the peace, Squire Ed
munds, a cousin of the senator from
Vermont, flourished amid the chills
and the fevers on the banks of the
Wabash. A case of great local inter
est was being tried before him with
out a jury. The attorney for the
plaintiff had spoken for two hours
and appeared as if just getting started
in his exordium. The defendant's
counsel, with a huge roll of manu
script, sat near him taking page on
page of notes. The court room was
crowded. As the hands of the clock
pointed to the hour of noon Squire
Edmunds arose, motioned to the at
torneys and said : 'When the learned
counsel have concluded their able
argument they will find my decision
in this drawer; I wrote it out last
night The court is going to din
ner.1" 'Pitt? ciistinca rt 4-Via f.lii?lrm nnm.
,.,.,,. , , . j
pany whrch started to supply business
offices with clean towels and soap for
a very moderate sum per week has
caused the formation of all sorts of
peculiar companies and business ven
tures. A firm of rat catchers is doing
such a prosperous business that it
has established very ornate carts,
which one sees in all parts of that town.
The latest enterprise is the Chicago
sidewalk association, which was in
corporated last week. The idea is to
make yearly contracts with store
keepers and owners of business blocks
in the business portion of the city,
and in consideration of a stated sum
to keep their sidewalks clean the
Gave Him a Few Points Herself.
'Madame" he began as the door
opened, "I am selling a new book on
'Etiquette and Deportment.' "
"O.you are!" she responded. "Go
down there on the grass anil clean
the mud off vonr feet."
"Yes'm. As I was saying, ma'am.
I am sell"
"Take off your hat! Never nddres
n strange lady at her door without
removing your hat."
"Yes'm. Now then as I was saying-"
"Take your hands out of your pock
ets! No gentleman ever carries his
"yes'm. Now, ma'am, this work
"Throw out your cud. If a gentle
man uses tobacco he is careful not to
disgust others by the habit."
"Yes'm. New ma'am in calling
your attention to this valuable"
"Wait! Put that dirty handker
chief out of sight and use less grease
on j'our hair. Now you look half way
decent. You have a book on 'Eti-
Suette and Deportment.' Yery well,
dont want it. I am only the hired
girl. Yon can come in, however, and
talk with the lady of the house. She
called me a liar this morning, and I
think she needs something of that
kind. Free Press.
Nature's Leaves In The Majority
The Bible contains 3,566,480 letters.
773,746 words, 31,173 verses, 1,189
chapters and 66 books. Exchange.
In some families we know of it also
contains seventeen recipes for domes
tic purposes, all the letters the old
woman wants to keep, at least eleven
pieces of "fugitive poetry" cut from
the country paper, the family fine
tooth comb and something like a
half peck of autumn leaves- Hoosier
THE AUTHOR OF ONE POEM.
There died at Bath, Stenben conuty, X.
Y., last month, at the ae of iif tv-eigbt, a
man who wrote one celebrated poem, and,
as far as the public know, never did any
thing else that was remarkable. His
death has not attracted as much notice
in tho press as would that of a second
class variety show actress. Indeed, the
first mention we have seen of it is not in
a newspaper, but in tho New York Critic,
a literary journal, which copies u article
on the subject from tho local Bath paper.
The man was Judge G. II. McMnstcsr, and
his one poem, doubtless familiar io many
readers of The Astobian. since it is in
cluded in many of the ccnent collections
of verse, is as fallews:
In their ragged regimentals
Stood tho old Continentals,
While the grenadiers were lunging
And like hail fell the plunging
"When the tiles
Of the isles,
From the smoky night encampment, bore
the banner of the rampant
And grammer, grummer, grummer, rolled
the roll or trie drummer,
Through the morn!
Then with eyes to the front, ell.
And with guns horizontal,
While the balls whistled dcadl v,
And in streams flashing redly
Blazed the fires;
As the roar
On tho shoro
Swept the strong battle-breakers oVr the
green sodded acres
Of tho plain;
And louder, louder, louder, cracked the
Now like the smith1; at their forges
Worked tho red St. George's
And the villainous saltpeter
Rang a fierce, discordant meter
Round our ears:
As the swift
With hot sweeping auger, came the uorsu
On our flanks.
Then higher, higher, higher, burned the
Through the ranks!
Then the bare-headed Colonel
Galloped through tho white infernal
And his broadsword was swinging,
And his brazen throat was ringing
Thon tho blue
And tho trooper-jackets redden at tho
touch of the leaden
And rounder, rounder, rounder, roars tho
Of this poem Edmund Clarence Sted-
man wrote in lac uainxy Magazine,
many years age: "There is nothing like
it in our language, 'tis tuc ringing, char
acteristic utterance of an original man.
There is a perfect wedding of sense to
sound, and of both to the spirit of the
theme. To include a picture often ruins
a song; but hero we have the knot of
patriots clustered upon a battle-hillside,
the powder cracking amain, the old-fashioned
Colonel galloping with drawn
sword, and as
Rounder, rounder, rounder, roars the iron
It seems a heavier piece of ordnance, and
charged with weightier issues than the
whole park of artillery in a modern arma
ment. This song will last with the mem
ory of revolutionary daj-s." It was writ
ten when the authorw.is but twenty years
old, and first appeared in the Kniclicr
backer Magazine for February, 1SW, un
der the signature "John MticGroui."
McSIaster became a lawyer, and at one
time was County Judge of Steuben
county. It is strange that a man who at
twenty was capable of writing a poem to
original and striking that it was at once
recognized as a masterpiece should have
never made a further venture in litera-
Bititr cr bad taste in mouth ;
tonrue coated white or
covered with a brown fur; pain in the back, sides,
or joints often mistaken for Rheumatism ; sour
stomach; loss of appetite; somct.mcs nausea
and waterbrash, or indigestien: flatulency and
acid eradiations; bowels alternately cosmc and
lax; headache; loss of memory, with a painful
sensation of having (ailed to do something which
ought to have been done; debllily; low spirits;
a thick, yellow appearance of the skin and eyes;,
a dry cough; fever; restlessness; the urine is scanty
and high colored, and, if allowed to stand, deposits
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Magnus G. Crosby
Dealer in '
HARDWARE, M, STEEL.
Iron Pipe and Fittings,
HOUSE FURNISHING GOODS
SHEET LEAD STRIP LEAD
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Money To Loan
N REAL ESTATE SECURt TY.
jsMlfi B iYi M ? v?my
by the tri u ol
Day v ihi s rs
to ihrju : he
light of liN ex
the dar'. -i;ei
places of t. aory
so that t-uvrj
may jju :i i lu
as he has done and e:ijovi:iy. ' it
not be reasonably calied tiay.i A
for instance, take the vsiMi of :
Sargent S. Dav, Gloucester. Ma.-. a-io
writes April 10, 1S3L: ".Some llr - w
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will never be witnouta bottle.
permanently cured of rhs.tt.r.sJ i by
its use." During the inr-rve.. six
vcars there -had been no rvc ri." of
the pain. Also n letter froui Mj" j- 31.
Converse, of the
July 9, 1SS7, as
follews: 'Jn re
sponse to yours
say that in 1SS0
my wife had a
tevcrc attack of
arm, so that she
could nt raise
Iter hand to her
bead. A few ap
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R. Kyle.Towvr Hill. AiiS"iina!tuxi,un:iJy.
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tism and j;rew worse'all the time. Emi
nent physicians gave no relief; had
-Itains, and was not ejected to live;
wa rubbed ail over with St. Jacobs Oil.
The tirt amplication relieved, the J-ecnnd
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!AL AUCTION !
Extensive and Valuable
Steal Estate Sale!
Tliirsflay, DeTlsl-2 P. I
At lloidcn'.s Auction Rooms.
Instructed by Mr W B. Adair, attorney in
fact for John Adair, Sr., and Mary Ann
Adair, his wife. I will offer at public auction
the following described lots In Upper As
toria : KUit lots in block 8 : lots 3. 4. 5 and
G in block 2! ; all In block 51 ; all in block 50 ;
all in block fc ; lots 1. 2, 3 and 4 In block 90 ;
all in b!ck 98. A favorable opportunity for
proflt-tble Investment on so large a scale has
iiewr befurc piesented Itself In this city.
Many of th se eligible lots are contiguous to
Improved property. Each lot Is 75x150 feet,
ana each b ock 300 feet quarc. equivalent to
M buiidinir lots 7j feet square in rach block.
Properly in Ailalr's Astoria is steadily ap-prert-i
1 ig In va ue : $2.5 o has recently been
offered f-r a pl-ce of water frontage offered
for sac a year agi or Si, 500. New .stores
and residences are constantly going up In
Upper Astoria, ami the street railroad, ioon
to beln operation, will stimulate business.
The advent oi the iron horse on a steel track
standard gua.e ral way was never nearer to
Attil;i than at Hie present t me, and when
that coins there is no telling what this
property mav be worth. NO7 IS TIIK
ilMIJl'M IV sr.
A w.irranty deed free from a 1 Incumbrance
to every lot.
For auv further particulars apply to
E. C. HOLDEN, Auctioneer.
NOTICE IS IIEREBY GIVEN THAT FOlt
i he purposed making an examination
of all persons who may offer themselves as
md d.ttv for teachers ofithe schools of this
county, the county school superintendent
thereof will h.ilil a public examination at
the principal's room in the stCliooUiouse in
district N-. One. beginning at twelve noon,
on Weducadav, .November .J0, 1R87.
J. P. PAGE,
County School Supt , Clatsop county. Or.
Dated this 19ih day of November. 18S7.
Night Boat to Portland.
Nu ember 21st. theO It.
& N. conn anv w 11 nlace
her fa.t and elegant steamer. It. It.
UWMl'SOX. on the new night run be
tweiii Atoria at.d Tort and. leaving Port
.aud e cry Monday. Wednesday and Satur
ia at 11 gOr. 3i., arriving at Astoria at 7
a. si. the next morning. Returning, will
nave Astoria every Sunday, Tuesday and
Thurs-lay j.t 8 P. 31., arriving at Portland at
5 a. jr. next morn'mr. Good sleepii-g ac
commodations will be furnished on the boat
at the leasonable rues of 5) cents for single
berths and Sl.oo for staterooms.
A. L. MAXWELL, ,. P. & T. Agt.
rfllHE ANNUAL MEETING OF STOCK
JL holdi-rs of the Masonic Laud and Build
ing Association or Astoria, will be held at
the oflice of Capt, George Flavel on Wednes
day. I)ecemb-r 21, 18S7, at 2 o'clock p. St.,
'or the purpose of electing Ave directors for
th enduing year, and for the transaction of
iuch other business as may come before the
meet lug. S. T. McKEAN, Sec'ty.
Astoria. Nov. 19, 1SS7.
JOHN W. WELCH. - - - Master.
"Will make bi-weekly trips between
Astoria and Westport,
Torching at SvenscnV tainting.
Leaing Westport at Ca. 3i .Wednesdays
and Saturdays. Ketumlug. Irave ilou '&
Fisher's wharf at 2 r. si.
For Freight or Passage app y mi hoard or
to I). II. KI'1I. Agent.
Notice of Stockholder's Meeting.
JOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE
rx annual meetiui: of the stockholders of
the Scaudii avian Packing Company will be
held at the c jinpauy's office ar Upper Asto
ria. Oregon, on Tuesday, Dec 13th, 1SS7, at 9
o'clock a. 31. for the purpose of electing a
board of uircctors and the transaction of
such other business as may ceine before the
By order of the President
W. W. WHERRY & COS,
THE STAR MRKET,
Opposite The Occident.
DESIRABLE RESIDENCE AND Busi
ness property for sale at special bar
gains. J. O. BOZOBTH.
WHOLESALE AND 1JETAIL DEALER IX
Fine Groceries, Provisions end M Feed,
Crockery, Glass Plated Ware.
The Largest and finest assortment of
Fresh. Fruits and "STegGtaTslGS.
Beceived fresh every Steamer.
New Goods, New Location
We are now in our New Quarters and huy opening u line of 12i 1!AY
GOJDS that will fairly dazzle your i-ycs.
rVMV If ore! tics in PIii!Ii. Brass and localizer 4inol.. ru-t-ived
Direct from hateru Manufacturers.
An immense Stock of Toys on m Way.
These. Goods were purchased for CASH, and wv v.iii iU them at
We Do Not claim to Give Goods away, hut we do claim to lw full
Value for Your Mone.
OUR LINE OF HOLIDAY BOOKS IS COMPLETE.
Look Out for Our Plain, Simple, Ordinary Opening.
Do not forget that we have llemovcd from nnr Old Quarters and now occupy
the Fine Large Store in KlXXKY'S RRICK RUir.lI.
xXw X$b FLS&.EiL
Hay, Oats, ana" Straw, Line, Brick, Cement, Sand, auft Plaster
Wood Dellrered to Order. Drsjlnc, Training nnd Express Bnslness.
ullfBt" pi '' 2Ezzk
TKK innlv to ih Captain, orto
Frank L. Parker,
FISH GROCERIES Ai FROIISfflS
AT LOWEST PRICES IN ANY PART OF THE CiTY.
Fruits and Vegetables
In Season. Everything Warranted as Represented. Corner Chonamus and
The New Model Bange
CAN BE HAD IN AS
E. XS,, H.
CAN RE HAD IN
Agent. Call aud Examine It: You Wlil be Pleaded. E.R. Hav.es Is also Agent for the
Buck Patent Cooking Stove,
AND OTHER FIRST CLASS STOVES.
Furnace Work, Steam Fittings, Etc.. a Specialty. A Full Stock on Hand
ataBawgmi 1 1
LINEN GILL NETTING .SPECIALTY. d
ESTABLISHED 1842. CAPITAL, ?.'C0.000
The Oldest and Largest Manufacturers of
IN THE TJNITED STATES.
Salmon Purse Seiies. SalioaJPoiil Nets. Salmon Gill Nets.
iSTTish Nettings of all kinds supplied at the shortest possible notice, and at
the lowest rates. All made from our
Shepard Cold Medal Twines.
Guaranteed to he the strongest and most desirable twine now made especially for the
PACIFIC COAST FISHERIES.
This TWINE is manufactured only bv ourselves, directly from the raw material,
and costs no more in NETTINGS than the cheaper grades.
Send for samples; also for our illustrated catalogue. Ilighest awards at Boston.
Philadelphia and London.
JLraorioaLTL XTet and Twine Company,
..... B05T9K, MASSACHUSETTS.
Is & b 11 a
Eben P, Parker,Master.
For TOWING, FREIGHT or CHAR
II. IJ. IMRKF.lt.
ASTORIA, ONLY 01'
V'E HAVE JI.ST RECEIVED DIRECT FROM EASTERN MANUFACTURERS
A LARGE LOT OF
Gents', Lafties' ai CIMrsn's Hosiery ai Merwear.
Vfco a full lino of
German Yarns. Saxony Yarns.
Victoria Zephyrs. Embroidery Silks.
Knitting Silks, in all Colors and Shades.
Solo agent in Astoria for the Celebrated Drial &. Co's French Shoes, and Laird,
Schober & Mitchell's Fine Shoes.
W. T. PARKER, Manager.
r Um'.ifjr. nr.. wt".' jjm.
Headquarters for Ammnnitioii.
THE REST IN THE WORLD.
The Winchester Repeating Shot Gun, $25.00!
A Fine Side Snap Marline Made Tw'sr, Double-barrel Shot Gun, Bos Shells and
Tools. 817.50. Spurting: Goods, Ammunition and the Famous Swi-ttlsli Itszor
Censistint: of 4 CAK LOADS of fine- Artistic and Plain
Furniture, Carpels, Oil Cloth, Madras-Silk
LACE AND PORTIERE CURTAINS,
Dado Shades, &c, Has Arrived.
These goods were purchased direct from Eastern Manufacturers and shipped
before the recent advance in freight, the benefits tiiercof we propose to share with
Gall and See Us. CHAS. KEILBORN.
CAPITAL STOCK, $500,000
FRANK DKKUM -..President
W. H. SMITH Vice-President
JOHN A. CHILD Secretary
Ho. 1B0 Second St.. Portland, Or.
I. W. Case, Agent, Astoria, Or.
Elmore, Sanborn & Co.
Representing the Largest and Most Relia
ble 1-ire Insurance Companies.
All Business promptlyjand accurately tran
Liverpool & London & Globe. North British
and Mercantile of Loudon and Hdiuuurgh.
Hartford of Connecticut. Commrrcial of
California Agricultural, of Watertowu, pw
York, London & Lancashire ot Liverpool,
Ens:.. Fire Insurance Companies, Repreient
tn a capital of SS7,000,OCO. t
It. TAX mJSEIV Keiit.
A, V. ALLEN,
Has in Stoek, anil will open within a Few Days, one of the Finest Stocks of
GLASS and CROCKERY WARE,
Ever Brought lo the City.
Examine His Stoek Before Purchasing Elsewhere.
CAPITAL STOCK. - - S500,000
IPix-o 3 3MCaa?1in.e
' INSURANCE CO.
F. E. Beach . President
J. McCraken ............ Vice President
J. I.oeenberg... Treasurer
R. T. Earhart Sec'y and Manager
JXoewenberg J. K. Gill, II. L Pittock,
F. K. Arnold, F.M. Warren, J.MiCrakcu,
F. E. Beach, DJXOliphant, F. Eggert
No. 33 Washington street, Portland, Or.
R. L. BOYLE, Agent. Astoria. Oregon.
Oince at I. X. L. Packing Co,
$ 5 5- 8Q1. a s s.
Royal. Norwich-Union and Lancashire Com -
bination Joint Policy.
Union of San Francisco.
Germaiiia of New York.
State Investment of California.
Anglo-Nevada Assurance Corporation,
31ARI5E .INSURANCE COVERED
Elmore, Sanborn & Co.
Virginia Ciear and Toliacco Store
J. W. B0TT0H, Proprietor,
Water Street, Two Doors East of Olney.
Fine Cigars, Tobaccos and Smokers Articles,
Sold at Lowest Market Rates.
FRUITS. CANDIES. NOTIONS.&C.
Furniture and Upholstering,
Mattresses Made and Repaired.
Paper Hanging. Carpets Sewed
Furniture Sold on Commission,
anor. comer Main and Jefferson Streern
Is one oft he greatest blessings when you
have It under control. If you build your
lire in one of those Magee Ranges or one of
those Acorns or Argandsat John A. Mont
gomery's, you will llnd It a pleasure to pre
pare a meal, or if you get one of those Heat
ers youw 111 find them to be clean and eco
nomical and an ornament to your parlor. It
vou intend getting a innge or a heater don't
fail to look at his .-tock. You should call In
i see his beautifnl Ornamental Coal Vases.
Astoria Iron Ms.
Concomly St., Foot of Jackson, Astoria. Or
MacMnists aiA Boiler late.
Land and Marine Engines
Steamboat Work and Cannery Work
Castings of all Descriptions Made
to Orderat Short Notice.
J. G. HOSTLER, .
I. W. Case,
R Y. LONG.
Fresh Fruit, Fine Cigars,
Fresh Milk received dally. AMI line of
Opposite Spexartlx's Qhh UtoTe."