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SATURDAY, JANUARY 2, 18C9.
Saa Francisco Legal Tender rates...
Xtw York UoM quotations
Happy Xi:r Year ! Tin; yenr ISGS
has drawn to a clcrc, and ISjD is now
written on tho "guidebonrds" of time.
The year 1S3S lia-7 passed into history,
and although not so full of startling events
as some of its predecessors, it will occupy
a prominent "head line" in the history
of the past. During its continuance
mother earth has been convulsed by
earthquakes that have laid waste fair
cities aud countries, and taken the lives
of thousands upon thousands of peoples.
Terrific hurricanes have visited portions
of our fair earth, carrying death and des
olation before them. Lurid fires have
swept over the land, consuming and de
stroying everything possessing life or
motion that wasmet in its firey path. It
has witnessed the overthrow of one of
the crowned heads of Europe, witli
BcaVcely a drop of bloodshed and confu
sion a thing unknown and uuchroni
cled in the history cf the past. It has
witnessed the advancement of science
and the arts. On this continent it has
witnessed the triumph of truth over error,
of justice over wrong cluing. The tri
umph of the great Union Republican
party in the late Presidential election,
may be considered the happiest event
productive of the greatest amount of
good the saving clause in the winding
up of the programme for 18G8. By the
success of the white man's party, peace
has been announced. Already we see
its revivifying influence in the appre
ciation of our national currency in the
feeling of security everywhere in the
increased respect for the Old Flag, and
for American institutions. Grant inaug
urated, peace and security will soon be
secured in every portion of the Union;
and our country, not ouly in n&mofbutiu
reality, free, we shall enjoy such a season
of genuine prosperity and happiuess as
was never given to any people since the
deluge. In the hope that our prediction
may be veriSel to the letter, we write a
Happy New Year to all.
TnE Festival. The Festival given
by the ladies of the U. P. phurcli on
Christmas Uve was a brilliant sueces-.
The hall was crowded with "folks," and
as it was the first occasion of the kind
for a long period, every one enjoyed it.
About 7.00 room was made for the en
trance of the weddidg party Mr. John
Foster and Miss M. O. McMeekin, groom
and bride, and Mr. Samuel Young and
Miss Minerva McMeekin, groomsman
and bridcsHfifidT' The ceremony was per
formed infpvery impressive manner, by
Rev. S. G& Irvine-. Soou after this in
teresting ceremony was performed, sup
. per was announced. Two long tables
were loaded with all kinds of pastry and
the' substantial of life, to which the
hungry multitude did ample justice.
The ladies who got up and managed the
Festival throughout, worked hard for a
successful consummation, and they did
achieve a full and complete success. The
gross receipts were nearly double those of
any Fair or Festival ever held inthe city,
being $243 25. The success of this
Festival shows what the ladies of Albany
can do when the men fail. The time was
Anliveoed and made pleasant by the pres
ence of the Albany Brass Band, who ex
oiutcd favorite pcices of music in their
bast style. The band have the unani
mous thanks of all present for their con
tribution to the enjoyment on the occa
sion. We hope the ladies will find it
necessary to give another Festival soon
no matter for what or whom, we arc
unanimously in favor of another.
Strange Disappearance.-A young
man reporting himself from Portland,
came to Harrisburg in this county on the
6th of last month, and tarried a day, or
twa, and then departed. The secend
ti ue he came and stopped as before at
the hotel in Harrisburg until the 22d
ult., when he suddenly disappeared, leav
ing no clue aa to his future travels. He
.gave no name, or if he did it has been
forgotten. What is singular about the
whole affair is, in his haste to depart he
left a horse a small, dun colored animal
and saddle. ' He said, previous to his
d'xappearance, that ho was in search ofj
work, and that he had been' employed,
while in Portland, at a livery stable. It
is thought by our informant, that the
owner of the horse may reside In Port
land, and if so, this will inform him of
too whereabouts of the animal.
. Christmas Tree. We had the pleas
ure of witnessing the distribution of pres
ents from a Christmas tree, at the residence
of Rev. Dr. Hill, in this city, on last
Christmas evening, tuitc alargc treo was
placed near the centre of the parlor, the
branches bending under the weight of
presents from the younger member of the
family to the elder, and vice versa. It
was an occasion of much enjoyment to all
concerned, and to no one, probably, more
than the writer of this, who unexpectedly
beca-.nc the possessor of a fciuoking cap,
taken from the tree. May all who crt-
! joyed that pleasant occasion be spared
to witness the recurrence of many similar
family gatherings under the old home
stead roof. i
Small Pox. -This loathsome disease
is upon every siue,ond it now looks as
though we may not escape its presence
here in our city. I In case it docs visit
us, have our city authorities made any
preparation for its prcper reception for
the reception and caro of persons who
may, by any chance, be attacked by this
feaiful malady?) "A stitch in time,"
etc., is applicable in this case. "An
ouuee of preventive is worth a pound of
cure," is another maxim to be heeded in
this case. A pest-house, provided for
the especial use of small pox patients,
ready for use at a moment's notice, might
save life, the spread of the disease, and
would lessen the fear that has already got
hold of some of our citizens with regard
to it. It would also show a proper regard
on the part of our City Fathers for the
interests and welfare of our people.
Baptist Sociable. On Monday
night the members and friends ot the
Baptist Church in this city held a socia
ble at the residence of the pastor, Rev.
Dr.. Hill. A good old fashioned social
time was enjoyed .by the large number in
attendance. During the evening, Dr.
Hill was agreeably surprised by the pre
sentation by friends of several valuable
works, and a large aud splendidly framed
picture entitled the '"Star of Bethlehem."
The Doctor made a neat and appropriate
little "speech, and at his request the lij'iun
entitled Bethlehem, wasrendered in a
superior manner by ladies and gentlemen
present. We listened to some excellent
instrumental and vocal music during the
evening. The next Sociable will be at
The Western Hotel at Portland having
lately changed hands, the new proprietors,
Dorcy & Holmes, determined not to be
outdone in an honest endeavor to satisfy
a liberal public, have made find improve
ments and many changes, knowing that
their numerous winter patrons appreciate
warm beds, hot cakes, fre'sli eggs, and a
free coach. ;
We intended to give somo interesting
statistics in this number of the Register,
of general local interest, bat we found it
impossible to get at the information sought
in the short time we could SDare from
other duties; and are therefore compelled
j, . . . .... .
The Physio-Med fail Journal for Octo
ber and December, has been received.
This journal is published bi-monthly, at
Sa'em, Oregon, by J. C. Shelton, M. D.,
at the extremely low price of SJ per an
num. It is very valuable to all persons
who are seeking to know the.cause3, pre
vention and cure of diseases of the human
body. i I
, New Columbian.- The New Colum
bian is one of the largest and most con
venient hotels in Portland. The tables
are spread with the best of "grub," and
you will receive the kindest care at the
hands of the jolly landlord, VA. Carney,
if you '-hang up" there." He hangs out
his "sign" in tho Register, to which we
Christmas Ball. The ball at Par
rish Hall Christmas night was a com
plete and "unmitigated" success, in point
of numbers in attendance, music, etc.
The supper, gotten up by Messrs.
Strong & Smear, was excellent, but a
better room might have been obtained to
set the table in. We should think there
were forty or fifty couples in attendance,
and everybody, we are informed, enjoyed
themselves tip-top. We understand it
was the largest dancing party ever given
in this city,
Christmas has come and gone, and the
new year has opened one page in the
great Day Book of Accounts with man
kind, yet Perry Spinks & Co. have a few
more of the best varieties of cooking and
other stoves, tinware, etc., to which they
invito the attention of this community.
The ever attentive and accommodation
Andy Carotbers will take pleasure in ac
commodating you with goods at the low
est passible rates. Call.
f Large Shipment. The largest ship
ment of flour ever made in one lot from
jhis point, was made on Wednesday, on
the steamer Fannie Patten, by J. H. Foster
& Co.", of the Magnolia Mills. It con
sisted of four thousand four hundred
sacks of flour eleven hundred barrels.
These mills are running night and day,
turning out an immense quantity of su
perior flour. "
Fiee Meeting. The annual meeting
of Fire Company No. I, of Albany, wiU
be held at the Court House, on Monday,
Jan. 4th, 1869, at 6.30 p. M. Officers
to serve during the ensuing year are to
be elected, and other business transacted.
Not a Word. Two of our esteemed
friends brought to the Register office a
sack of apples each, one da' last week,
with a request to keep mum and we in
tend to, but the apples won't. Many
thanks for the gift.
Quarterly Meetinc M. E. Church
quarterly meeting, for Albany, commen
ces on Saturday at 11 o'clock A. M., un
der charge of Rev. Mr. Doane, Presiding
See advertisement of McCord & George
in regard to Lard Oil.
City Council. Council; met; roll
cahied ; present, Mayor Norcross ; Coan-
enmen, Uartcr, l'arter, vinmg anu
Cheadle. Miuutcs of last meeting read
D. Price. Marshal, presented a bill of
11 CO for collecting tax, which was re
ceived, placed on file, and ordered that
an order be drawn on the Treasurer for
The Recorder presented a bill for S70.
SO for services as such Recorder for the
quarter ending Dec. 31, ISGS, and an
other of 57 25, bill of cosis,1 which were
allowed, and ordered that orders be drawn
on the Treasurer for the amounts.
The Treasurer's report on the finances
of the city lor the quarter endiug Dec.
31, ISGS, was received and placed on file.
The Marshal returned the delinquent
tax list with his report thereon, stating
that there is yet due the city for taxes
for : the year ISGS, -83 '34, which, on
motion, was received and placed on file.
The Recorder presented his report on
Lthe financial condition of the city for the
year ending Dec. 31, IbGS, which was
received and placed on file, j
On motion, the following resolution of
thanks was adopted : .
Resolved, That the thanks of this
Council be, and the same are hereby ex
tended to lion. J.. Norcross, 3Iayor, for
efficient and valued official services, and
for the courieousucss and dignity with
which he has presided over our delibera
tions the past year. ! '
Council adjourned. !
L. W. DOOLITTLE,
On the 24th of December 18G8, at W.
W. Parrish & Co.'s Hall, Albany, by
Rev. S. G. Trvine, John Foster to Miss
Martha O. McMeekin.
Compliments received, and duly appre
ciated. .. . !
LL persons indebted to tho lute firm of Settle-
J inier fc Co., Albany, will please call at the
Drug Store of Ilill & Son, and settle up immedi
ately. 27t lime the money must come !
All open accounts on January 1st, 13f9, will bo
placed iu tho hands of the proper officer for col
lection. K. C. IHT-L,
G. F. SETTLEMIER.
Albany, December l'J, 1808. ; 15td
Positively tBae jnst Call.
Alt PERSONS KNOWING THEM,
selves indebted to the undersigned, are re
quested to come forward and make immediate
payment. All aeeounts not settled by tbe lirst ot
January next, will ue put into tuo nanus oi iou
proper oiheur lor collection.
W. W. PARRISH A CO.
Albany, December 5tb, lS63-13ml
Y BOOKS ARE CLOSED FOR THE
vcar ISGS. Any persons knowing them
selves iudebted to mo by note or book account,
are requested to come forward and settle the same
at once, as I wish to go away and must have my
dues, I will take produce oa all accounts due
me. Como and settle.
Albany, Dec. 5, 1SG3-I:iinl
OFFER FOR SALE A GOOD TWO-horsa
SPRING VAGOH & HARNESS I
A SPLENDID, LARGE SIZE
A SUPERIOR LOT OF FURNITURE'
With all tbe necessary cooking utensils complete,
all of which will be sold cheap for cash.
Dee. 5, ISCS-lCml
HE TUCKER SPRING BED IS 3AID BY
all who have used them to be tho
List of Letters
Receipts. Total receipts of the Fes
tival Christmas Eve, $248 25; expenses,
829 12i; this leaves a balance of $219
to defer their production to a future 1 12 which will be applied to refurnishing
and refitting the Church building
REMAINING uncalled for, in tbe Post Office
at Albany, Oregon, January 1st, 1SC9.
Barrct. Jas V Hervy, B E
Rose, J R Huso, t-'aruh Ann
Butcher, Holina llauk, Vm C 2
Brow, John Mitchell, Leland
Bcker, Win McFeron, Thos G
Custar, Pebccca Morgan, John 11
Conroy, The Rt Rev Dr Mitchell, T B
Cur?, M J May, J D
Dutiknn, John Noltner, A
Davidson, i B Nearcs, Win
Follis, Richard Phelps, Ed C 2
Field, M A Reynolds, Alex
Flynn, Josiali Simpson, Emma
Land, Mrs Smith, L
Lakence, Peter Willfong. Geo
Hunn, Capt N Woods, Rolin R
E. A. FREE LAND, P. M.
ALBANY RETAIL MARKET.
A lb an v, Jan
Wheat, white, bushel
Oats, Ti bushel
Potatoes, i bushel
Flour, jS barrel...
Esrgs, dozen 4
Peaches, dried, i lb
Salt, Los Angclos, lb
Syrup, i gallon
Tea, Young IJyson tjfi lb
" Black. V ...
Sugar, erushed, tjji lb
" Island. " '."."."""""
Coffee, i lb
Rice, China, lb
Saleratus, lb ,
Dried plums, lb
Dried apples, J lb .-
Dried currants, pi lb
Bacon, hams, lb
' sides, "
" shoulders, lb
Lard, in cans, lb
Beans, tb 7.
Devoes Kerosene oil, gallon...
Linseed oil, boiled, gallon......
White lead, yxi keg....
Powder, rifle, lb. ..................
Nails, cut, Tb
Domestic, brown. yard.....
Hickory, striped, yard ,
Bed ticking, per yard.........
Blue drilling, yard
Prints, fa t eolors, 33 yard- ,
Mutton, (jS lb
Beef, on loot, lb ,
uary 2, 1869.
.... Si 505 0
.... $3 503 00
.... ; 1520
.... :, 5(V5
...SI 12il 2j
29 (a) 33
$1 251 50
$1 C2il 75
$i 004 25
, $1 001 50
The latest New York quotations aro as
Flour $6 5011 75. .:
Wheat $2 15(2 20.
Liverpool wheat quotations are lis
lOd. - : : ! 1
San Francisco produce quotations ' are
as follows: '
Flour No change noted, $6 25 bbl
being the highest quotation, i
Wheat-rrGrOod .choice shipping at
$1 70i 80; coast $1 60165.
Barley Market firm at 82 202 27,
for feed, and $2, 302 35 for brewing.
Oats Good California at $2 102 20;
Oregon at $2 15225."
CHEAPEST and BEST now uTUSE.
Wo refer with confidence to all who have tried
them. Read the following
extracts rnojr letters:
Ebbxtt House, Washington, Dec. 5, 18C6.
Tlios. J. FiSHEti, Esq., Pres. Tucker Manu
facturing Co. Dear Sir : I have now in con
stant usa your "Tucker Patent Spring Bed" in
nearly all my rooms, and am gratified to write toyou
that nothing could be better.
Very truly your obedient servant,
C. C. WILLaRD.
Washington, Dec. C, 1S66.
Tnos. J. FisnER, Pres. Tttvhcr Manufactur
ing Co. Dear Sir: Some two years ago tho
beds of this establishment were thoroughly refit
ted with your superior "Tucker Patent Spring
Bed," which, since then and now, have given tbe
patrons of this Hotel universal satisfaction.
A. R. POITS.
These beds aro now manuf.ic'.ured, by permis
sion ot Patentee, at Albany, Oregon, aud are for
sale at all the principal furniture stores in Port
land, Salem, Albany, etc.
For particulars address, :
E. CARTER. & SON.,
Doc. 26, 1SGS-1C.
NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. I
P. IV. SPIKK.
P. W, SPIHK & CO.,
(scccessors to r. tv. hack,)
Tin, Sheet-Iron, Copperware,
First, between Wnshiugtou & Kerry-sts.
HE undersigned havinjr purchased tbe stock
formerly owned by M. AV. Mack, and having
made largo additions thereto, now offer to the
public the fullest and com pie test assortment of
first-class goods in our line, yet offered in this
market, consisting of
FARX.OK, XSOS, IIAZ.Z,,
of tbe following patterns :
&C, &C, a&C,
Trom the best manufactories, which they are offer
ing at lowest rates.
Also, a large stock of
I'rcncJi Saucepans, Ladles & Skimmers,
Iron, Enameled and Brass Kettles,
Iron. Tea kettles and Ovens,
Iron and Lead Pipe,
Force & Lift Pumps,
and a full assortment of
. COWAN'S PITCHER PUMPS!
We will continue to keep on band a large stock
NO. 1 TIM WARE !
which we will dispose of to dealers at the lowest
We are better prepared than ever to do all
in a neat and workmanlike manner.at short notice.
Persons from the country will find it to their
advantage to give us a call, as our facilities for
manufacturing enable us to give a liberal discount.
Terms Cash, or marketable Produce.
P. W. SPLNK & CO.
Kov. 28, 'CS-12
SELLING AT COST !
STOYES, COOK, PARLOR &B0X,
of tho best patterns !
Tin, 'Sheet Iron and
Copper W .xo !
and the usual assortment of Furnishing Goods to
be obtained in a
TIN STORES 2
Itf pairs neatly and promptlg executed,
on reasonable terms. Ta2.
"Short reckonings, make long friends." 1
Front street Albany.
Next door to Mansfield & Co. j
rURWIIYC;. - - TUWI1G.
I AM PREPARED TO 1)0
ALL KINDS OK TURNING i
I ke p on hand and make to crder
ASD ' i
j9"- Shop near the "Magnolia Mills."
4 . JOHN M. METZLER
Albany, Nov. 28, 1868-12
Manufacturer and Dealer
in all kinds of
FURNITURE & CABINET WARE,
MATTRASSES, ETC., j
Under tho "States Eights Democrat" office.
THE UNDERSIGNED HEREBY
give notice to the public in general,
that they will sell thsir
WElt SELCCTLD STOCK
GENERAL MERCHANDISE !
from and after this data
L. SENDERS. STrnXBERO. J. FLKMCBXK
SENDERS, STERNBERQ & CO.,
STAPLE DRY GOODS
First street, in J. B. Monteith's Brick Building, .
4ABANY, OnrOON. r '
THE ABOVE NEW FIRM TAKES PLEAS
URE in informing tbe citizens of Lis
county that they have just opened a well selected
FANCY DRY COODO!
BOOTS AND SHOES! .
and a full assortment of
General Merchandise I
Which they will dispose ef for
CASH OR COUNTRY PRODUCE I
FAIR LIVING RATES!
We respectfully ask the public to
CALL AXD EXAMINE OUR STOCK AND
Before purchasing elsewhere, and we assure all
that we will give
Entire Satisfaction to Prompt Customers).
We have a Branch House, long established, at
i ' t
where we keep a large and well selected stock of
GENERAL MERCHANDISE I
Albany, Nov. 14, 1883-10 , 1
TAKES PLEASURE IN INFORMING HER
numerous patrons that she has on hand, and
is in regular receipt of tbe' '
Latest and Choicest Styles ef Goods
131 THE , " -
EE1IEBER, LADIES X
If you purchase
TEN DOXAARSV WORTH
of Fall Millinery you will bo entitled to the-
for the year 1869, as a premium on the purchase t
Dress and Cloak making-
in ell branches.
Bleaching' and Pressing1
in the latest and best manner-
Those desiring to make purchases will do well to
Call Immediately I
as wo desire to close out
Our Entire Stock!
on the a'oovo terms,
FOR CASH !
OR MERCHANTABLE PRODUCE 1
A LB ANT.
All persons knowing themselves indebted to the
undersigned, are requested to gome forward with
out delay, and settle their indebtedness, as we
are determined to close our mercantile business,
and collect our dues.
W. W. PARRISH 4 CO.
Albany, Nov. 28, 1S6S-12
C. MEALEY & CO.,
DEALERS IN & MANUFACTURERS OF
Bedding, OEZtc, ; .
Ccrner First and Broad Albin streets,
HS- PARTICULAR ATTENTION PAID TO -fe
ORDERS OF AU KINDS!
in our line.
October SI, 18B3-8
PLOWS ! PLOWS! PLOWS !
THE undersigned gives notice to the general
public, that he is now manufacturing the
Oaleshurg Patent Plow !
and any other style of plow that may be ordered.
Also, particular attention paid to
Horse Shoeing, Wagon and Carriage
and General Jobbing.
AU work entrusted to me will receive prompt
attention, and be executed in the best possible
manner with good material. .A share of public
patronage is solicited.
Shop on corner Ellsworth and Second streets,
opposite Pierce Ferry. F. VOOT.
Albany, November 21, 1868-11
Goods Cheap and Patience Inexhaustible
Corner Main and Broad Albin streets,
November 7, 1868-9
PER IAST STEAMEB,
A VERY LARGE STOCK
of ' - - ;
j FALL ANJD WI1TEIX
GO OD S !
Albany, October 17, 1863-6
' WA.1VTJ52X .I r '
EGGS WANTED At R. Cheadle's Cash
Store, for which 30 cents per dozen will be
paid. . R. CHEADLE.
Albany, Oct. 17, '68-6
BUTTER WANTED in exchans for goods,
af 30 cents per pound, at R. Cheadle's
Cash Store. ' R. CHEADLE.
Albany, Oet..l7. '68-6 , . . .
flOODS SOLD AT THE LOWEST RATES
lX in exchange for good butter and fresh eggs." '
Bring on your produce and take away the goods. -Albany,
Oct. 17, '68-6 R. CHEADLE. '
x.. . BLAnr. . s. sv Tovxe.
J. BARROWS & Cb.9
ARE CONST ANTLT RECEIVING
Fresh Supplies of
which they will sell ,
CHEAP FOR READY PAT !
THEY ALSO DO A
General Cosuaissdon Bcsf nets I
- BOUOZtT AlfO SOU
Albany, Oet. , 68-7,