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FJIIDAY OCTOBElt 18, 1SS9.
With intelligent understanding of
the situation Brigadier-General Casey,
chief of engineers, recommends that
the coming congress appropriate $700,
000 for the improvement of the mouth
of the Columbia river. This is none
too much, the condition of the work,
the progress made, and the improve
ment in the depth of wafer justifying
ample and adequate appropriation for
the steady and successful prosecution
of the great work in which every res
ident of the Columbia river basin is
interested, and in which also is inter
ested every ship owner who flies his
house flags in Pacific waters.
Under the able management of
superintendent Hegardt most satisfac
tory progress has been made this sea
son; the work has been put through
without stop or hindrance; stone has
been promptly ana sumciently sup
plied, piles have been driven, and the
jetty extended a considerable distance
The work has been visited by sev
eral distinguished men of the nation
all of whom have expressed pleasure
and satisfaction in the manifest favor
able progress of the work. Another
party of United States senators are
now on the way here from "Washing
ton, D. C, and may be expected to ar
rive here to inspect the jetty next
The recommendation of Gen. Casey
that 700,000 be appropriated does
not make it absolute that such amount
shall be granted. It would be wise
economy on the part of our national
legislators to appropriate the sum
that chief engineer Casey advises, or
even more, for the sooner this work
is finished, the less, relatively, it will
cost the general gevernment: but it is
not often that the chief engineer's
estimates go through both houses of
congress without material modifica
tions, and it is not probable that more
than 500,000 will be secured for the
The value of Gen. Casey's figures
lie in the just importance he gives
this great national work, and it is
satisfactory to know that Gen. Casey,
in marked contrast to the ignorant and
arrogant Paries, has so just a knowl
edge of the work as to recommend, of
ficially, that the next congress appro
priate $700,000 for its prosecution.
Witii the paltry compensation we
offer for the carriage of our mails to
6ther countries by American steam
ships, thero can be no successful com
petition. "We liberally encourage the
construction of the great railroads
that span the continent, we rightly
spend millions annually in the general
improvement of the rivers and har
bors, and have a grand plan for the
correction,deepening and improvement
of our rivers, we do all these things
and much more to bring our vast pro
ducts from every part of the land to
the seaboard, and then we calmly
wait for foreign ships to do our work
when it will not damage the interests
of the governments that support them,
and we submit to the humiliation
that we have brought upon ourselves.
There is no part of our country that
is not vitally interested in the inaug
uration and maintenance of a totally
different policy. Until that shall be
adopted we may hope in vain for a
revival of American ship-building and
for ready and profitable trade on a
fair footing with our foreign rivals.
"The sugar trust will be success
fully broken up only by the people,
through the courts or through the
legislatures or congress. "When the
latter body meets, the duty on sugar,
by which the trust finds it possible to
make its enormous profits of 50 per
cent on stock watered 100 per cent.,
will undoubtedly be carefully consid
ered and should be cut to the quick.
The people should not and will not
snbmit to pay a heavy tribute on a
necessity of life to swell the riches of a
few hnndred individuals.' So says the
Boston Commercial Bulletin. "We
hope that a way may be found to punish
and break up the sugar trust without
seriously reducing the sugar duties,
and thus put a stop to the develop
ment of our beet root and sorghum
industries. If congress will only
take hold of this trust question in
earnest next winter it can soon end
the sugar trust and all other trusts
which are mouopolistic in their ten
dencies and therefore at war with the
A xew line of the Pacific steamers
is projected the Mexican-Macao-Portugnese.
The steamers will start
from a Chinese port, call at Macao,
the Sandwich Islands, San Francisco,
and stop at Saliua Cruz, in Mexico.
It is conceded that the projected
steamship line will be practically sup
ported by the government of Mexico,
since its vessels will be mainly em
ployed for the carrying of Chinese
Augustus Stevens, a sensitive
young man of Brooklyn, N. Y., shot
himself last week because the news
papers published the fact of his mar
riage. Under the circumstances he
probably did the best thing. So sen
sitive a soul could never have endured
the cliilliness of a cold world and the
trials of matrimony.
One of the scarce-noticed signs of
the times is the rapidly increasing
number of persons who have "seen
better days." Money is made so fast
that financial wrecks are multiplying
on every hand. And it is harder to
have lost all after being rich than to
be poor always.
If resolutions amounted to anything
trusts would soon"be unknown in this
country. Every political convention
of the year has resblved against these
"combinations to control prices with
out regard to the national rules of
supply and demand."
Wheat is higher, but exports are
lower than last year. The United
States cannot sell wheat abroad on a
"bulge," and it is hard to see how
prices can be raised with nothing but
Ihe consumption at home to justify
It is estimated that the amount of
gold and silver coin at the bottom of
the Atlantic ocean is about $50,000,
000, and it is further estimated that
most of it will stay right where it is
until the earth makes another flop
and the poles again take the place of
In the mountain regions of North
Carolina the "swapping" of wives is
said to be a very common occurrence.
The children are rarely thrown in ''to
boot," but mules, horses aud sheep
Tnn Galveston News is consistent
enough to see that the raising of the
race issue in tho sonth is an effort "to
substitute a color aud race question
for an economic question."
The new state of North Dakota,
which President Harrison will soon
admit by proclamation, is enjoying
WnAT a Thanksging Day the inhab
itants of the four new states will have
on the 28th of next month!
A. SERIOUS BLUNDER,"
A. Lady Nearly Prostrated by 'p&t
A lAdy well-known in tho Western Addition
has been s great sufferer for years with In
digestion and dyspepsia. Struck with tha
testimonla pralslnsr Joy's Vczetabla fiarsa-
parilla, Bho Bent for a bottle. Tho druggist,
not having It, talked them Into talcing another
Barsaparilla. As tho leading sarsaparlllasuso
mineral blood purifiers, tho effect of tho
emptying of lodido of potash into a stomach
already distressingly delicate was disastrous.
almost prostrating ner oeioro the mistake was
rectified Bho then called unon Mrs. Fowler.
of 327 Ellis street, whoso name was among
those cured by Joy's Vegetahlo Sarpparilla.
Mrs. Fowler said It was true that It had cured
her. Again reassured, tho vegetahlo com
pound was lent for and gotten. Tho gentla
action of Its Tegetablo Btimulants upon tho
liver, kidneys and digestive organs, and Its
warm stomach tonics, wera tho very thincrs
needed, and aha began Improving and was
her old self within a fortnight. This Bounds
lik.0 fiction, but tho names can be given It
necessary. San Frannteo Examiner.
A Ills; Railroad Suit.
A suit has been begun in the United
States court in Portland by the Ore
gon Short Line, Union Pacific and the
O, E. & N. companies to enjoin the
Northern Pacific from discrimination.
Trouble has been brewing for some
time, and has amounted practically
to a rupture between the companies.
The O. R. fc N. company has found
the Puget sound field a very fruitful
one, but it has been kept on the move
in order to hold its own. Though the
Northern Pacific has not refused to
receive O. K. & N. freight it will not
accept it unless the charges are pre
paid. Passengers have been similarly
discriminated against, and the O. E.
& N. company has been required to
purchase tickets to Sound points for
passengers who bought tickets to the
Sound via Portland, which the North
ern Pacific would not honor. In the
meantime the O. E. & N, has been
connecting with the Northern Pacific
at Connell and "Wallula, receiving its
freight and passengers and running
through sleepers to St. Paul.
In May the O. E. fc N. put ji steam
er on the Portland-Puget sound route.
The company has since increased the
number of steamers to three. At the
annual meeting of the O. E. & N.
company last June an attempt was
made to settle the trouble, but with
out avail, and the "Union Pacific not
long since came to the conclusion that
an agreement could not be reached,
and decided to build an independent
line to Puget sound.
Several weeks ago the Oregon Short
Line company appealed to the inter
state commerce commission to put an
end to the Northern Pacific's discrim
ination. The case has been hanging
fire so long that the Union Pacific
and its leased lines found it necessary
to bring an injunction suit to prevent
its Puget sound business from suffer
ing. If yon have catarrh, you are in dan
ger, as the disease is liable to become
chronic and affect your general health,
or develop into consumption. Hood's
Sarsaparilla cures catarrh by purifying
aud enriching the blood, and building
up the system. Give it a trial.
gaMtoaaaatfiafihgKannf nr inrr inn
What the Other Girl Gets.
One of Denver's lenrlinrr nnd -wpnlfli-
iest citizens has lust built nn plprrnTif,
residence on Capitol Hill. It is in
tended as a wedding present to a
daughter who is to be married soon.
The gentleman also owns two lots ad
joining those upon which the house
is erected. The voumrer daugh
ter of the gentleman, upon being
spoken to about the fine present her
sister would receive, remarked:
"Yes, and we are going to put a
sign on the two adjoining lots with
these words on it: 'These lots go
with the other girl.' "- Denver JSTews.
A. lVoiuaa;. Iijcovry.
"Another wonderful discovery lias
been made and that too by a lady in
this county. Disease fastened its clutch
es upon her and for .seven years she
withstood its severest tests, but her vi
tal organs were undermined and death
seemed imminent. For three months
she coughed incessantly and could not
sleep. She bought of us a bottle of Dr,
King's New Discovery for Consump
tion and was so much relieved on tak
ing first dose that she slept all night
and with one bottle has been miracu
lously cured. .11 er name is Mrs. Luther
Lutz." Thus write Vv C. Heriick & Co.,
of Shelbyville, N. C Get a free trial
bottle at .1. W. Conn's Drug Store.
All the patent medicines adveitised
in this paper, together with the choicest
perfumery, and toilet articles, etc., can
he bought at the lowest prices, at .1. W.
Conn's drug store, opposite Occident
Best Beds in town. Rooms per night
50 and 25 cts., per week Sl.50. New and
clean. Private entrance.
meats Cooked to Order.
Private rooms for ladies and families:
at Central Restaurant, next to Foard r
The latest style of Gents Coots and
Shoes-at P. J. Goodman's.
Mrs. WiNsr.ow's Soothing Syiuip
should always be used lor children
teething. It soothes the child, softens
the gums, allays all pain, cures wind
cholic, and is the best remedy fordiar
rhoea.T wenty-fivc cents a bottle.
Saturday Eve, October 19.
SPECIAL ENGACEMEXT OF
The World'-? Greatest
MEDIUM and MIND BEADER
Who will give one of her illustrated lec
tures on Spiritun'Mii ; aNo, wonderful ini
tiations oilier mind lending powers. This
will he something new ami neer before
given on any public stage. The San Fran
cisco Chronicle says: 'The best exhibition
of stage, force of power we ever saw on anv
AIKlilSSlOtf 23 CI2XTS.
No extra charge for Reserved Seats at the
New Yo'rk Novelty Store.
Next to Dement '.s Drug Store,
Shoalwater Bay and Eastern
rn Any Style. Everything the Mai ket Af
fords. First-Class in Every Respect.
Terms, Reasonable. Meals at All Hours
Oysters ! Oysters !
In Quantities to Suit. Fresh Every Day at
R. L. HUMPHREYS,
Nex- door to Flavel's New Brick Building.
For Public Convenience.
During the Fair at Portland
the Steamer L.URIAKE
will 1p:iva Pnrtlnml pvpvv
Saturday night for this City, at ll -SVi o'cl'k.
Bound Trip Tickets, S2.50, to be had
at the Mam Street dock otllce.
Wanted A Dike Built
A BOUT 150 RODS LONG : 14 FEET ON
i3L base, G feet high, 4 feet on top. The
dike is to be built on our land on John
Day's river. Proposals received for ten days
at II. B. Parker's office in Astoria.
II. B. PAUKEll.
J. C. ADAMS.
ALL PARTIES AltE HEREBY NOTI
fled that the County Court will close the
tax roll for 18S9. so far as correction or
equalization is concerned, on Thursday.
October 17th. 1SS9.
By order County Court.
2C(( ACRES TIMBER LAND, ALL
lUUU in one body. No better hi Clat
sop county. Come and see us.
Real Estate Agents.
Ofllce, Main Street.
For Re'nt or Sale.
1 TWO-STORY BUILDING, m FEET
front : Bar Room complete : Restaurant
complete : 17 rooms complete. Situated on
Third street, close to the O. R. & N. Co.'s
dock- Street cars pass every 10 minutes.
A good bargain for the right parties. For
further Information, inquire of
STOOKTON & WELCH,
Real Estate Agents. Main Street.
The Oregon Bakery
A. A. CLEVELAND, Prop'r.
Good Breai, Cake ant Pastry
None but tho Best Materials Used.
Satisfaction Guaranteed Customers
Bread delivered la any-part of the city.
Boss opera House
SfiS EQTATE HPfllfEP
liEflL CdEHIt onUiVOi,
NOTARY PUBLIC FOR STATE OF OREGON.
City Lots and Acre Property, Ranches. Timber Lands, and Water
Froniage for Sale.
investments made fpr Outside Parties.
Established, 1SS3. Correspondence Solicited,
Next W. I. '"'olograph Ofiiee. Third St. Astoria, Orogon.
P. O. BOX 863.
Good for One
it Will Pay You
The Oily of Ast
Thin property is now on tho market, and 13 heingsokl hy
On tho Installment Plan for
$30.00 and $40.00 per Lot. $10.00 Cash and $5.00 per Month.
Don't miss this opportunity. Tho terminus of a transcontinental road will be
located within 1" minutes walk-from this beautiful tract.
?30 to-day. .?2."0 in ono j-ear. Save tho dollars and buy real estate and wealth
is yours. Call at onco upon
WORSLEY & CARRUTHERS,
Corner 3d and Olney Streets.
This addition to Astoria is beautifully situated on a gontlo slope toward tho
John Day river, lying on tho County road and only 200 yards from steamboat land
ing, and within easy walking distance of street car line. The railroad survey from
Portland to Astoiia down tho sonth bank of tho Columbia river passing between tho
landing nnd Riverside. Tho "Oregonian" in an editorial of September 1st, says:
Tho O. R. & N. will build lines within a short time from Portland to Puget
Sound and Gray's Harbor and from Portland to Astoria, penetrating the John
Tho most certain and best paying investments in any country are those made in
good towns when prices-aro low and prior to tho full growth of such towns.
No timber or ravines. All good level lots .r.0xl00. Avenue? CO feet wide. Price,
540.00; 10.00 down, balance $5.00 per month. Title, U. S. patent.
See plats at
J. H. MANSELL'Sor FRANK SPITTLE',
Real Estate Agents, Astoria, Oregon.
Water Street, Astoria, Oregon.
TELEPHONE 0. 7. P. O. BOX 822.
mi nv-ffr?"rf"TiTiit"rrirrit ttrmy "
' ' ' - ' "--- -. -
TO EAST ASTORIA.
to Buy a Lot
ii i in i M in i
H. W. Strickler, M. D,
Pure Drugs, Toilet Articles, Etc.
Prescription Clerk speaks Four difterent
General practice of Medicine attended to
by the Doctor.
Second Street,- near-Postofflce.
ALL THE LATEST NOVELTIES
lour Money Wortli
IS WHAT YOU GET AT
Groceries and Provisions.
Everything in a First-class Store
Extremely Low Figures.
(looils Delivered all over Town.
TlieHlghost Price raid for Junk.
FOARD & STOKES
Wholesale Wine House.
Fine Wines, Choice Brands.
I have completed arrangements for supplying any brand of Wine in any quantity
at lowest cash figures.
The Trade Supplied,
ALL ORDERS DELIVERED FREE IN ASTORIA.
Your patronag9 in City or Country solicited.
A. W. UTZINGER. Cosmopolitan Saloon.
Groceries, Provisions and Mill Feed.
Crockery, Glass Plated Ware.
Tho Largest nnd finest assortment of
Fresh Fruits and Vegetables.
Received fresh overv Steamer,
The New Model Range
OAN BE HAD IN ASTORIA, ONLY OF
II kiK itifeAittuBi WW rffedVtf'X
Afient, Call and Kxaniine It ; Yon Will be Pleased. K. It. Nawes Is also Agent for tlio
Buck Patent Cooking Stove,
AND OTHEU FIltST CLASS STOVES.
Furnace Work, Steam Fittings, Etc., a Specialty. A Full Stock on Hand.
5000 double roll of Wall Paper and Decorations of tho latc3t styles and shadeg
just received direct from Eastern factories.
Also a large assortment of
Of all grades in beautiful new designs
New Smyrna Rugs, Portiere Curtains, China Matting, Etc., Etc.
Call and examine. CHAS. HEILBORN.
lay, Oats, an! Straw, Lime,
Wood Dellrered to Order. Drajlng, Teaming nnd Express Rnslncscj.
TEtt apply to the Captain, or to
NORTH PACIFIC INDUSTRIAL EXPOSITION !
Opens at PORTLAND, OR., Sept. 2C, and Closes Oct. 26, 18S9.
The Building Contains Six and One-half Acres of Floor Room,
Which will be covered with interesting displays of every description from
every section ol the Northwest.
$250,000 EXPENDED IN GROUNDS AND BCJILDINGS.
Largest and best exhibit of FINE LIVE STOCK ever brought together on the Pacific
coast will be made In the spacious grounds adjacent to the Kxposltion
Building from October II to 19.
L1BERAT1, THE FAMOUS CORNETIST,
With flltv of the best musician of New York, has been engaged at an enormous expense to
furnish music during the entire exposition. There has been nothing left undone to make
this the grandest exposition on the Pacific coast. Reduced rates of tare have been secured
on all transportation lines. Portland extends an invitation to every resident of the north
west to attend this magnificent exposition and enjoy her hospitalities. Hotel accommoda
tions ample. For further Information a'ddress
i flELO F. PARKER.
CARIi A. HANSON"
arker & Hanson
C. L. PARKER,
New Goods Arriving Every Steamer
The Old Stand - Astoria Oregon.
RETAIL DEALER IN
Brick, Cement, Sana ana" Plaster
Eben P. Parhcr,Maater.
For TOWING, FREIGHT or CHAR
II. B. PAICKER.
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