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THE DAILY ASTORIAN, ASTORIA, THURSDAY : HORNING AUGUST 2, 1894
'TWA8 BUT A DREAM.
I hear .that there Is to be a road con
vention on the 7th of Aubust, and as I
had a dream once about roads, I
thought it might bo interesting Just
now when roads are to be discussed,
You see In knocking about the world
(In my dream, you know.) I dropped
Into a place on the coast where the peo
ple had a thrifty village, and lived most
ly by fishing. The place was in Pata
gonia, perhaps, but I am not sure, for
It was a dream, anyway. There was a
fine harbor, and ships came and went.
and fishing boats by the thousands
could be seen flitting back and forth on
the water. Large piles of fine looking
fish were thrown from the boaits onto
wharfs, under sheds, where busy peo
ple took them and cut them up and
preserved them for the markets of the
In talking with the people I learned
that this village was expected by Its
. inhabitants to become, at some future
day, a great city; and all the land
around the village was held for sale at
a very high price, on account of this
expectation. . A great many of the peo
ple were not doing anything but live on
expectations; were not even fishing, in
fact, but were letting people that lived
in other places monopolize that business,
and much of the thrift I saw displayed
I learned was due to the Influx of this
outside element during the fishing sea
son. After that season passed, all was
dead till Its annual return.
plo lived were based, so It seemed, on
good, sound facts, for all the interior
of the country back of their fine harbor
was very rich in everything that went,
to build up a fine trade with the world,
and as trade is the one thing more than
another which builds up a city, and as
this place is the point best suited to
this trade with the world at large, and
Hie place to which it must come event
ually, why, as a matter of course this
is to be, must .be, and certainly will be
a large city In the future.
I learned that this harbor had existed
a long time, so had the village by its
Bide. The conditions that went to make
it a great city had also existed a long
time, and while other places, less fa
vored, had grown to cities of Import
ance, by trade, this place remained still
a fishing hamlet. Why, I inquired, is it
I learned that the trade that was
destined to make this the one important
city, was at present diverted, and was
building up grand places at unnatural
points. I learned also that large "cap
italists were expeoted, In the near fu
ture, to come and build a railroad to
one of these cities, to which trade had
been diverted, and by this means, all
the traJe not digested by this city could
pass on down this channel and nourish
and build up the fishing hamlet and
make It the equal, or may be the su
perior of the city.
I inquired why they did not have
the capitalists tap the trade at its
source Instead of taking It second hand,
and was told that this other city would
not let any one take the trade that
way, but it was hoped that she would
not object to taking what she left. I
learned also that after the hamlet
should have grown to large proportions
by means of this second hand trade,
that first-class trade was expected to
flow Into It because of some kind of
gravlation, after which the place would
grow and swell so fast that It would
be hard to keep up wltn 1U
By looking around, I found the place
had no way of reaching any of the
land trade so near to her, not even a
wagon road; but the city she hoped to
rival was pushing out roads and cre
ating channels by means of which trade
flowed into it, gradually leaving less
for the hamlet. And In my dream
these roads of the city seemed to be
come like the arms of an octopus, reach'
ing in all directions, and gradually get
ting one sucker after another attached
to different sources of trade, till at last
one arm was flung over the fishing bus.
lness, the main source of life of the
liamlefc, and then there was a channel
of trade open, but the life giving cur
rent flowed toward the city.
I ipqulred why It was that they never
bv lit roads, and learned that the ex
cuse was, (or one of the many) that
they did not have money, 1. e., energy.
I was also told that as this was the
right and proper place for trade, that
all farmers and people living away
from that point were out of luck, and
should take steps to build roads into this
place so as to be able to trade in it.
Why did not the farmera do it? Well,
it seems that a clas of people exist
everywhere that live by Increment; a
number of this sort of people heldi the
land for miles around, or a large part
of them. I found that it worked very
well for one or two men to own a few
acres In the country which they never
went near, or a, lot or so In town that
they kept for a dumping-ground for
their energetic neighbors; in such cases
the Increment was something.
But when sixteen twentieths of the
land, or lots, are thus owned It Is a
dampener upon the energy of the four
bona fide settlers, resulting In moss.
So In order to build roads It was neces
sary to have some sort of a method of
cmuscation, which, under the condi
tions was hard to get. ' It seems that
each farmer would have been willing to
build roads, more, even, than his share,
hut lack of money, I. e., energy, was
always flung in his face.
Now I hope there are none of the con
ditions here that existed in that ham-
let In my dream. I hope also that at
the coming convention the lack 01 mon-
v I A . .n. r-trv will nni 1m nvprwt (-
mated. If there was lots of money. t
e.. energy. In the county, the quesUon Is,
win u oe given 10 roaa Dunning?
P- T. STAFFORD.
Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder
Contains BO Aaoaaaela or Alas.
A GLOOMY OUTLOOK.
Sulmon Packers on the Fraser Still
Waiting for Fish.
"This is an odd year, over on the
Fraser," said Hon. Benjamin Young
to fln jt repollei, yeBterday. "and
if the situation does not change pretty
soon, the pack on that stream- for the
I season of 1894 will be the lowest In
years. Up to date there Is scarcely
any pack to speak of, and but a few
days remain In which they can hope to
make up for lost time, even if the fish
should start to run.
Knowing that Mr. Young had spent
many years on the Fraser river In the
salmon pocking business, and since his
residence here had kept thoroughly
posted on the Industry, the reporter
ventured a few questions regarding the
present gloomy situation of the Fraser
packers, and the probable cause. He
"I cannot explain the cause of the al
most total absence of fish In the Fraser
at this time of the year, for taking the
history of the industry on this stream
for the past seventeen years, one would
naturally figure on an unusually large
run of salmon, beginning early In the
season. When the Hudson Bay Com
pany, 30 years ago used to salt salmon
for the London market, they claimed to
have discovered that each four years
the salmon would come In increased
numbers Into the Fraser, continuing the
second year. Then for the two following
years the run would decrease to almost
nothing. This they claimed had contin
ued during tiielr operation on the river.
'.'In 1878 there was an unusually large
run of salmon, but the canneries then
located on the river did not commence
keeping a record of the time the fish
would start or stop until the following
year, when the river eemed filled with
salmon. The run started on July 12th,
and continued until the 6th of August.'
This was supposed to be the 'second big,
year,' as the canners called It, and was'
verified when the two following years;
passed with exceedingly light runs of,
salmon. In 18S2 the second year of the!
'big run' commenced on July 8th, and!
ceased August 20th. Four years later
in 1886, the run commenced on the 15th
of July and stopped on the 10th of,
August. In 1890 the second 'big run'j
started on the 20th day of July and:
ceared on the 20th day of August, and
we have now on the 1st day of August,
16 years from the time when the rec.
ords were opened, a year that promised
a heavy run of sa.mon, absolutely
report of any fish having entered the
Fraser river. I
"By reference to the dates of the last
16 years it will be seen that the run of
fish has never started later than the'
20th of July, and taking that as a!
Iviota If 1 .1 ,... . j
ble that the pack this season, even if
the fish should come in at once in un
precedented numbers, will fall below!
any previous year In the history of the
industry on that river. The run, If
any, this season, is likely to be only a'
small spurt, and the canneries can onlyltooth brushes to select rrom at prices
r.b. , .. . I ranging from 5 to 75 cents; hair brushes
pack so many cases, no matter how',n styles from 15 cents to 7;
large the eatch. The thirty canneries an endless variety of lather brushes
on the Fraser river have a capacity of from 10 cents to $1; In toilet soaps, we
about 500,000 cases, with a full season's' !teepJ1" 8tock, the beBt Brnea manufac
. ,. . ' . itured from 40 cents a dozen to $1 a
run. This year, figuring on a heavy, ce; also the finest grades of Spanish
season, the various canneries advanced and Italian soaps In bars. In perfumes,
a large amount of monev in th Tn.lwe handle the finest extracts of Amer-
dlans. Chinese and white fishermen.
and now that a season of failure seems
staring them In the face, they are
threatening to cut down the supply of
-..ii m. t
provisions. The fishermen do not take
kindly to this, and say they will go
away at once If It Is done. Tn fh evnt
thi.v An ioa,. snH o ,. , a u
hey do lone, and a run of fish comes
in, the packers will be in a pretty hard
in.ri.k . . . I
vim iwu pour years staring tnem In ' " v: r ,
fv, i ,11 , .. ,. ;among our own preparations which we
the face, it is not likely that all the' particularly recommend, knowing them
canneries will resume operations next' to be of the best material and freshly
season. This means a great loss to
them, for thev will be comnollerf tn 1
' ' , lney ,, M comPelIel to I
carry their supplies over until the next
'big run' comes on, which will Drobablvl
be in '98. I cannot account for "the Dres -
ent light run, that is bound to have such ;
uisasirous enecii on an the packers on
1. Location beautiful, healthful, . and
free from all pUces of temptation.
2. Besi Instruction given In College,
Preparatory, Normal, and Business
courses: also In Theology, Music and
Art. Normal graduates receive State
3. Board In West Hall, Club Houses,
or private families, $100 to $200 per year
for Board and Tuition.
- 4. Fall term opens September 18. Cat
alogues free. Address,
C. C. STRATTON, D. D.,
Or Thos. VanScoy, D. D., Dean,
University Park, Oregon.
THE WISHBONE COLLECTION.
From the Washington Post
Down at Atlantic City the other day
one of New York's girls came sailing
into the dining room dressed In a lovely
gown of some color indescribable by an
unitlated man, and everybody looked at
her. It wasn't the dress that attracted by law. All persons having claims
attention, or the way her hair was fixed,' against the said I. W. Case are notified
or the massive silver belt that enclrJ ,pre!Ili t0.he u?d'lniKne.d
... . ... . . , , duly verified, s.t the office of the Asto-
cled her healthy looking waist, Ail ria National Bank, in the city of Asto
eyes were turned at a Jingling mass of ria, in said county, within three months
bones that hung from two or three
t i, in mK.l
w ..v. b
were wish bones. You never saw any-j
thing like it in your life. There were.
all sorts of wish bones, and every ons'
of them was mounted with some pre-
cious metal. One extremely tiny affair.
that I afterward heard was the wish1
bone or a nummtng Dira, was entirely
n r-Imwl with wld. anrl hM littio'
diamond spark at the end. Where the'c yf an'd aU
girl got all those bones and what was; gons having claims against said estate
her object In wearing them was be-1
yond my comprehension but I after-J
ward heard that the, collecting of ths'
wLshbones of various birds Is now quite
a mania among the girls in upper ten-
dom, and that the rarer the bird that
the bone Is gotten from the more val -
uable the collection becomes.
nn mn -r . r. r.. .
IUUXUT UV" VIX11U JUJUUlj&X BrlUUlJ.
For the term beginning May 7th, and
ending July 27, 1S94.
Number of pupils enrolled, 17; number
of days taught, 59; number of days at
tendance, 690; number of days absence,
62; times tardy, 6. Number of names
dropped from th'e register, 3; pupils re
admitted, 1. Number of cases of cor
poral punishment, 0. Visits made, by
directors, 1; visits made by other per
sons, 14; The only pupil who was neith
er absent nor tardy for term Is Jesrie
Medley. The pupils Whose deportment
stands 100, are: WHlle and Lizzie Med
ley, Maud Denver, Willlo Wage, Ralph
Wooden, Willie Toivonen, and Leonard
Boldlng. BELLE WOODJiN,
- ' Teacher.i DIst. No. 25,
CARD OF THANKS.
The Editor Astorian: .
I desire to return my thanks to the
life saving crew of Fort Stevens, and
to the captain of the steamer Elmore
for picking me up after capsizing on
the bar last Friday. If it had not been
for them, I would have lost my boat
and net, and probably my life, and my
boat puller his also.
A Great ifanv Children
K'i have been cured of scrofula
ana otnor man uutnasee as
fe, well as thousands of Brown
Hodon Modi oaf Discovery.
aa-rTl rivirherl t.lirnnrh tha tilnml vi'nl.la
tovita purifriuic Qualities. Be
sides, it build up wholesome flesh
and strength ; not merely fat lik
sf . Cod liver ol!
rsrll Won of tin
ous. a scroruious comti
tus blood invites Catarrh.
.Bronchitis and Consumption.
W Wd'ro all oxunsad to thu fformi
"1 VUllilU.UI'bllUl, Kill', VI UlUr
r.Vft..Iiirio vet onlvtboweak ones
AwrjBVsaiTcr. When you're weak,
t T wb?n pimples and blotch
yik r.ppaar--IioetI tha warning iu
.1 Rrl limn. Tha ' T)inovprv" Kflfca
IpJ'i.'T Jii nil tho onrans Into htwlthy no
j tinn especially tha liver, for
tiiat's tbo point of entrance for
t'jese terms, (hen if the blood
A WTl(is mire, they'll be thrown olf.
I There's no rir.k. If it fails to
!""' beuriit or cure in all cases of
rimpuro blood or iuaetiv liver,
your nioney u returned.
Notice Ij hereby given to all person
holding Clatsop county warrants No."
$ $ 0 ftim
to present the Bame- to the county trens
urer for payment, as Interest will ccos
thereon after the date of this notice b
cited' this 17th day of July! A. D. 1894
B. L. WARD,
County Treasurer of Clatsop Co.
Something for Families to Know.
Charles Rogers, the leading druggiht
of Astoria, announces the following
lanta. Kf Vtmra an nnani't.moiit tf
Druffirists' Sundries as large as any re-
tall .druggist on the coast; we have 1700
& norsTptaud'l Lblns
Paris, Gosnell's, Atkinson's and Plesse
& Lublns, of London, and sell them In
"ny 1"a,ntlty to suit. We carry a full
ne 0f drugs and patent medicines and
manufacture a full line of remedies of
our own, Sarsaparilla, Blood Purifier,
Cough Syrup, White Oak Linament,
Juniper Kidney Cure, Beef, Iron and
Wlne of Cod Llver oil, Dlar-
rhoea Mixture. Dead Shot for Corns.
Saponaceous Tooth Wash, Tooth Pow-
floi anrl T .1 ch( n I n V C(t rlonupl fira
made when used, not having stood In
the manufacturers' warehouse and been
with the jobber for years before reach,
ing the customer. We are always glad
to show goods whether you buy or not.
'ns we know that after examining our
, ntnnlr VAII Urlll rail O era in nlion In Tn.A
of anything Tin or Tine." If "you cannot
call In person, your mail orders will re.
ceive prompt attention. Prescriptions
and family recipes carefully prepares
by competent men brought up in the
Druggist- Odd Fellows Building.
Some tinners are mean.
Some tin is mean.
Some workmen are
mean. , :
Hence you get mean
tinware unless you buy
wheie Good Workmen are employed 011
Good Tin to nuke Good Tinware. We
sell you only the best. Come and let us
prove it. NOE a SCULLY.
Notice Is hereby given to all whom it
may concern that the undersigned hm
been duly appointed assignee of I. W.
Care, and that he has qualified as such
rsslgnee by tiling with the clerk of the
circuit court of the state or Oregon for
Clatsop county, his bond as required
trnm th, te-
Astoria, Oregon, this 2nd
day of AuBU8t( JS&4.
p. K. WARREN,
.. . . .
i Kniina 1 m hArcit. iiiron mar ina tin
derBf(rned has been appointed adminis-
tratrix of the estate of George McLean,
deceased, lata of Clatsop county. Ore-
must present the same properly verified
'"'j"! ha!"' m"lli
rom " ELIZABETH 'McLEAN.
pQr Gearlart Park,
j The steamers Telephone, Dwyer, and
Electric, all leave Astoria at 4 p. m.
every day to connect with trains for
1 V. ... TV. ..1, 1... Anil, TK ... M
uouiiiui i-uic, uiiij iu ituir.
isn't in it
If is just be
Cause fiere is
no lard in. ifftat
ffie new shortening
i ao WonJertuUj por
ua" with fouJeJceeferj.
oTTOtENB IS pprTBy
Plicate , Health-
of the unpleasant odot
ttifJi larc(.Gttre jenum.
hTe it no real Substitute,
Made only by
N. K. FAIRBANK & CO.,
ST. LOUIS and
CHICAGO, NEW YC.1K, BOSTON.
V"J Those tiny Ccpsulcs arc superior
i to llalsam of Copaiba. J
CuIkAs and Injections, (;,T)y
'T'lmtr fpiv In ATt li-im-i tlu V J
V" A sivua diseases wi.'licut ftayincoa
roilem. SOLO LY ALL UHlJfiCir.TS
THE GRiGM m GENUINE
Imparts the most delicious tests and tatt to
EXTRACT of a
at Madras, to
his brother at
"Tell I.EA &
their sauoo is
ed in India, and
is in my opinion
Ina moll par.
table, as well
sauce that u ' 1
Boware of Imitationa !
see that you get Lea & Perrins'
Signature on every bottle of the original and tjenulne.
John Duncan's sons, New York.
Is something you want, If
'VwKlfVnot today, you will want Is
;.; M i ter's tools too, and if tills
JLifiii weather will only pull Itself
together you will want plenty
of Hardware of which we
have a plenty only waiting your. call.
J. 13. WYATT,
A. V. ALLEN,
- DHALER IN
Groceries, Flour, Feed, Proyisions, Fruits,
Vegetables, Crockery, Glass and
Plated Ware. Loggers' Supplies.
Cor. Cass ud Squmoque Streets. Astoria, Ore.
QUICK TIME ,
M1I1 POIfiTS i CAblFOHUlA
Via Bit Mt Shasta Routs of the
The Onlg Route Through Califor
ma to Points East and South.
THE SCENIC ROUTE OF
THE PACIFIC COAST
PULLMN CUFFET SLEEPERS
Attached to express trains, affording
superior accommodations for second
For rates, tickets, sleeping car reser
vations, etc, call on or address E. P.
ROGERS, Assistant General Passen
ger and Freight Agent, Portland, Or.
TtfEflSTOHM SAVINGS Bflfty
AntM fin tnmtM for rnrnnrMfiT.a find
individuals. Deposits solicited.
Interest will be allowed on eavlngb
epuails us follows:
On ordinary savings books, 4 per cent
On term savings books, t per cent vet
On certificates of deposit:
For three mouths, 4 per cent per an
num. For six months, 6 per cent per annum
For twelve months, 4 per cent per
J. Q. A. TiOWLBY ...President
BI5NJ. YOUNU Vice President
FKANK PATTON Cashier
W. 13. DEMENT Secretary
J. Q. A. Bowlby, C. II. Page. O. A.
Nelson, BeuJ. Young, A. S. Reed, D. V.
Thompson, W. li. Dement.
ROSS HIGGINS & CO.
Qrocers, : and : Butchers
Astoria and Upper Astoria.
Fine Tens and Colfeos, Table Delicacies, Domestic
and Tropical l:n Its, Vegetables, Sugar
Cured Hans, Baton, btc.
Choice Fresh and Salt Meat.
(70ULD easily have been satisfied
at our place. Our steakes
are tender, Juicy and not
too fat, ,
HUNTER & MEROENS, Proprietors
Portland Butchering Co'a Markets.
V. T. SANDERSON A CO.,
Spile Driving and Wharf Building.
Residence 760 Excha n jt Street.
J. A FA ST ABEND,
PILE DIM, HOUSE, BRIDGE JlflD
Address, box iSo, Postoffice. ASTORIA, OR
Portland and Astoria.
Leaven Astoria every evening except
Saturday at 7 p. m.
Arrives at Astoria every day except
Sunday at 4 p. tn.
Leaven Portland every day except
Sunday at 7 a. m.
C. W. STONE, Act, ABtorlo,
R. A. Peelev. awnem! aent, nrtlnnd
ASTORIA IRON WORKS
Concomly St., fool of Jackson, Astoria.
General Machinists and Boiler Makers
Land and Marine Engines, Boiler work, Steam
boat and Cannery Work a Specialty.
Castings of All Descriptions Made to Order on
John Fox. President and Superintendent
A. I.. Fox...' Vice Presldenl
O. Li. Prael Becretnr
How Are You Fixed for Insurance?
Fire and Marine.
Wo are Agents for the largest and best companies
represented in Astoria.
Royal Insurance Co., assets,
London Assuranco Corp'n
iEtna Insurance Co.
Western U. S. Branch,
New Zealand Insurance Co.,
Is conceded by all to bo the best.
It fishes better and wears better
than any other twine used on
the Columbia river.
TRY IT AND
4 r M'Y- rtPMlinfF rvet
: first Class fanerals :
POflL'S Undcftaki9g Parlors,
Rates Reasonable. Embalming a Specially.
Dalgity's Iron Works,
and Boiler Works.
Air kinds of Cannery, Ship, Steamboat
and Engine Work of any Description.
Castings of all kinds made to order.
Foot of Lafayette St., Astoiia, Or.
Kopp'a Beer Hall.
Choice Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
Only handed over the bar, The largest giass
of N. P. Deer. Kalf-anJ-halt, ji.
Erickson & Wirkkala, Proprietors,
Cor. Concomly and Lafayette Sts.
SHIP - CHANDLERS,
HEAVY AND SHELF
VtKon fit Vehlchea In Stock
Farm Machinery, Paints. Oils, Varnlstirt, Loggers'
Supplies, Falrhank's Scales. Doors
Provisional, Klour, and Mill Feed
ilorth Pacific Br emery
Bohemian Lager Beer
And XX POUTER.
All orders promptly attended to
Manufacturer and Importer of
Collars, Whips, Blankets, Robes,
GOODS SOLD AT PORTLAND PRICES.
P. O, Dox are. Olney St., Astoria, Or.
ELMORE, SANBORN & CO.