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ALBANY, OREGON, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1S70.
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mi any ttuii!; l u.-in' Ss on
Touks, Sept. 30. Later advices from
Parij mention a series of successful en
gagements around the city. Order
auiony the besieged has been much
increased by these victories.
The new breech-loading cannon have
been placed on tho ramparts. There are
no signs of the enemy in this direction.
London, Sdpt. 80. No abatement in
the military preparations of Russia. At
the arsenal at Kier, five hundred percus
sion muskets are daily turned into
Dispatches from Tours say there is
considerable insubordination in the
The Prussians have not yet arrived at
Orleans. They have desisted from their
work around March, and seem to be con
centrating around Paris. The reported
movements of the Prussians on Lyons
are also pronounced untrue.
The Facnch say that the prussian loss
es since the war began, and particularly
at the investment of Paris, that the Ger
man authorities have taken care to con-
h i an I i euai tie facts from the papers.
I Mezzicrs is very strong, but it is not
I thought possible that it can hold out.
j Late advices from Paris announce that
I the construction of the barricades is be-
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in vigorously pushed torward under tne
upcrvision of llochefort and Gustavo
i The Mobiles have been armed with a
! new and dreadfully destructive engine,
: which has just been invented and which
! is kept a prolbuud secret. Greater events
I are expected from this new weapon than
from the famous mitrailleurs.
I At Tours the firemen are being en
I London, Sept. SO. The Prussians
occupy KainboueUet, JU miles soutu ot
Versailles. Confidence is returning in
St. PKTKnsiiuiKi, Sept. 30. The'
or.u-iu! journal emphatically denies the j
story of tho concentration of llussian j
; troops on the Turkish frontier, llussian j
; policy is one of peace and justice. j
OsTiiNU, t-'ept. 30. A special uics- !
n sender from Vallcnciennes brings news
of a great battle fought on the Seine on
the 27th, which resulted in the defeat of
the Crown Prince, under the guns of
Mont Valercau. The victory was follow
cil I v tin! evacuation of Versailles and
K iin'n uiilcue, and a lepalse of the Ger-
mau iiiicof investment, the Crown Prince
A telegram from Uerlin contradicts
this news, but it is certain . that partial
foiiniiuiiieatiin has been resumed be
tween Paris and Valleneietines.
London, Sept. 30. This news is also
, telegraphed to Uoulongue by the
: World's correspondent: The French
! were reinforced on Mouday by Trochu,
and advanced on the German position at
j Versailles. J'arly on Tuesday the battle
began at Viceroy, the Germans conlcst
l ing with desperate energy, until they
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York ami S;ei i-'i unoisoo. I
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onnnus of azx. kinds
SPKIX AM) SliniEIl STALES.
in hiti line1.
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Ca.-li Capital, in tinlil Coin. .-3.'0,)(.
IcioiKit in oreg-on, $.'ll.ntlO.
L'js.ws I'romptfi mat Euiluhl; Atlju.
Awl I'n i'i in Cijil Coin.
CUSTOM MADE CLOTHING.
PLO AYS !
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iin.lor-i'znod irivos notioo. t
ut Lu id now manufacturing th
I'afrut rioiv !
an 1 any r.llior style of jilow thai may le orloroJ.
Alrfo, j'tirticular attention paid to
Vfa;on riTakic- and Horse-shoeing.
Wajr- ns for salo at my sli.ip at 5110 and D"n.
II'. rso s!itoin,ir ns fi.ll iws : Cnsli, $ 2 : credit, $?
!IIS COMl'ANY liavinir coirit.iio.l wit!
laws of Oregon, 1-y inakiii,ir a Ioio.it of fifty
thousaii'l ilollar.-. is now iaoj.aro.1 to otT.-i-t insiir-
aivc a..ir:iiniit Loss or I ani:i o lv I'i ro,
against Mm inir and inland .a?ir:iti.'ii
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V.'IHTK M'CK SFIT.S,
CASTOJl UK AVF.Il SUITS,
an i nun i iicavy v. anvas Hunting Coat,
Wiiite 3IarsfMllcs 'ostK,
Fiirured Marseilles Yct-,
J- C. MENDENIIALL,
Ajrcnt for Albany.
Alhaiiv, Jaisiiarv S, 17-1S
FurnisirHi (iootls of all Kinds
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t : ,)RN i:ys
arol iiors. in ( Imiirirv,
(I., riinn, Notary Publi
Aib.tny, Oregon. Colluvli-mg mil c
tiromply attended to.
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t in .N.i!-..l.oiL ; AT 1. v
! work otit runted to tticM-ill rcctiivo jiromptf
li 'li. and l.fi cxorllti'd in the Lost possible
:or wita 1 matorial. A Fiiare of public
lu. i.s rtolieif ed.
"Ii i n f..ri.cr Kllwort!i and Second plrcots,
-it.- Pio-oe' Ferry. F. WOOD,
iiany, November I, IK6S II
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FiithT am l sti:kkts.
GEO. W. GRAY, D. D. S.,
rOI;Ll) SOLIC IT Till: PAT-
rnnairo of all persona dosir-
nisr AHIItlL'lAb Thl-.I II ami rfiiiT
FIItrfT f'LASS DKXTAf. opera
tions, jvitroua Oxide adinmitore 1 for the
less extraction of teeth, when tle.-'.ro 1. C
fGiec in ramsb. k Cn.'t brhk block. Ilesi
doncc, first bouse aoutb of (.'ongrcgatioual t'hurob,
fronting on .Court Houso block.
Albany, Oregon, July 2. l.srO-13
ALIU.W ItATII UOlXilL
rrVIK 1 X I)KKS Id XED WOULD KF.SPEt'T
JL tiilly inform Uio citizens of Albany and vi-
t!l- P1 w ho m:i v fil
Having i, .r
Corner First an I Wasai
ALU KSY, - -
OK L HON.
that be has taken rh;n" of lbi cKtahlish-
and, by keeping clean rooms and ptiyin
att-iiitk 3 to business, cxncctj to suit all
r him with their natronaire.
ire carried on noUi'mir but
First-Class Hair Dressing Saloons,
boc.xpo.--j. to . srivo ciitit-.. satisfaction to all. "
y. ... t hildrcn an I Indies Jiair neatly cut and
uampKicd. .lo.SEPH WEUUEH.
' sci I9y2
ICceps coiistaiitl v on band a full assortment of
DRY GOODS,' GROCERIES, CLOTHING.
Hoots, Mioew, Haul ware t Crockery,
and a full supply of Ladies'
Furnishing EaMflery. Fancy Gaads.
AVe ure pr. s ared to ..He
ucst and i;i:s r ski.ec
of our own iiiaiiiifueiiir-'. e
and at prices that DEFY
l" to the pulilie tl.e lar
I'ED stock of Clf.thiii.sr
ver bi-oiiirbt to Portland,
AVM. (TliHIElt A CO.,
JiDi Front St., lort!and.
also, a stock of
Til E BET X.IQTJOR !
for Medicinal purposes only.
Always on hand a large slock of
Box, Cooking and Parlor Staves !
anil manufacture's all kinds of
Tin, Copper and !ricct-lroii Ware,
al! of wJiioh a.'o o!! r. -1 a Hie !,..-. rates f' r
CASH lt COl'NTItY i KODI" t'K I
OF ALL ICiXDS, .
EEARD &. COLVER.
"riTII A NEW BUILDING, NEWLY
T T Furnished throughout, tiie proprietor
hopes to ;ivo entire afisi'action to the traveling
public. 'j'Uc beds are Supplied with Fpriiifr-boi-b.ins.
The table will rocoivo the closest atten
tion, and everything tho market alTords palatable
togacsts wil) t,0 aupplicd. jan 9- T
Main street, - Albany, Oregon.
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Meats of A 1 1
OF THE VKUY HEST
Coustaatly on hand.
A. 2. SEARS.
I AM I KErAREB TO 10
KINDS OC TUKMJiG:
I ke-p on hand and make to order
7f,- Shop near the "Maznolia Mills."
.10 1 IN
j!i. Ail binds f rep.iiii.
notice, aii I enliro Siilisiaetieri
Stove and Tin Store.
I I T T S 9
And all kinds of
Agricultural Iiuplem'ts & Machines
On hand and for sale l.y
Ti I IM, tnl'NC. 4
V littler A
will clean the
ami' clean asi much
f?lfOl'I.D i'-i: I.O.iKED TO SOOX.
iViv-.ns Lnviag tho
.llel irk I'.iKlltsM Chain
ean have them repaired so ihvy
grain us well as any Thresh.
us their power win inrosn.
MADE TO ORDER ONLY. In short, all other
Agricultural Machines and implements made and
We are eompletins arrangement t. rasnufac
lure Seed Sowers, .Sulkcy and Gag Wows, of tho
bes patterns now in use.
r Alt work warranted ovlc b Vest
Slo.p on corner !' T.i.-iji,gt ti tnt4 j"'d ?t.,
Albany, Oregon. .ttH.".
May 2, l:f.
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, cn band
at this fn)
the ouns ol alerijii uud St. Cloud,
where a number of Uaden troops mutin
ie.l. (.)ne hundred of them were shot, by
oi Jer of the German commander, but the
rest still held back, throwing down their
arms dispersing. The Crown Prince was
finally compelled to order a retreat upon
Uou.eval, abandoning Versailles to the
The Germans lost 5,000 prisioaers,
among whom are many officers on the
staff of the Crown Prince.
G ladstone gives it as his opinion that
no government exists in France which
can properly be recognized by . Great
Prussia has remonstrated with Eng
land for the violation of the neutrality
St. Pf.tf.rsburg, Sept. 00. Thiers
has returned to Vienna, without having
had tin interview with the EnrpeTor. His
convictions are that France has nothing
; to hope from llessia.
Pellhaven, Sept. SO, via Tovbs,
Oct. 1. One thousand five hundred
Prussians now occupy this towu. At
Nomhjcs the citizens have barricaded the
, streets, and will defend themselves.
IIouen, Sept. 80, vta Tours, Oct. 1.
An engagement occurred near here
yesterday between a body of French
tharp shooters and Prussian scouts. The
i latter were driven oS'. Ueauvais has
.been occupied by Prussians. 'Advices
; from Paris to the 2Gth say the Prussians
demanded the surrender ot Fort de Ivey,
i southeast of this eity. They still occupy
i the heights at a respectful distance from
! the French forts ; when they see couriers
or recouuoisances they open fire with
i shot and shell. They have constructed
an entrenched camp at Versailles, and
j seem to have gone into winter quarters.
.London, Oet. 1. it is thought tne
Prussians are preparing for a grand at
tack on Paris from the north.
Ukp.i.ix, Oct. 1 Kins William has
i. i ivatiJeil the following dispatch from
his heaii.jnarters, dated yesterday : Karly
this morning the French troops made a
sorti'i !igaiu;:t the Gth corps, while the 5th
corps was attacked by three battalions at
the same time. A brigade made deinon
sttrations against the 11th corps. At
the end of two hours the French took
shelter under the guna of the forta. The
Crown Prince commanded the Prussians.
New Your, Oct. 1 (from London,
Oet. 1.) A war bulletin signed by Gam
Lctta, is published extensively this morn
ing, announcing that the Prussians have
been routed at Vineennes ; that Ver
sailles has been retaken, ' including staff
"ffieers and much artillery ; and, that
communication between Paruand Kowen
i restored. The dispatch is generally
thought to be spurious, j
London, Oet. 1. loiter dispatches
say reports of fighting before Paris on
Wednesday and Thursday, arc false.
The French report that on Wednesday
the bridge spanning Oi
way way under the wei
sian cannon which were being moved
across it, whereby several pieces were
precipitated into the river. There was
also some lo:s of life.
Fourchoud has not resigned his place
in tho French Provisional Government.
Tho election for members of the Con
stitutional Assembly in France will occur
on the 10th inst.
Home, Oct. 1. The plebiscite to be
voted , on Sunday will be thus stated:
"Is the union of the Kingdom of Italy,
under Victor Emanuel nnd his successors,
New Yoiik, Oct. A special from
London says General Bourbaki has es
caped from Metz. lie arrived in Eng
laud yesterday, and immediately took the
train to Hastings on a visit to the Em
press. It is balievcd the General is the
bearer of dispatches from Uazaine.
London, Oct. 2. The Queen's birth
day was celebrated enthusiastically in
jicrlin, by an immense serenade consist
ing of six hundred singers and musicians.
Uerlin, Sept. 30. On last Wednes
day there was heavy fighting at Metz.
Paris is quiet.
The Tribune's correspondent irom be
fore Metz says : On Friday night large
massess of cavalry were thrown Dorth-
ward to reinforce the first corps at St.
Barbe. The movement is to clear the
villages of provisions.
The inhabitants of Port a'Moussen
were fined two hundred thousand francs
for the attempted assassination of a lieu
tenant and a corporal.
The garrison at Metz is out of salt.
The cholera is raging among the Ger
man troops at Chalons, and is malignant
among the troops at llheims. Two sor.
ties have been made by the garrison at
Bitche, but both were repulsed.
Berlin, Oct. 2. Eighty thousand
laudwehrs, from the North Baltic, sua
coast, are pushing forward to the front.
The total number of itia.i already cap
tured by the Germans is 1.072.
One million francs, belonging to the
Government, was found in a bank at
Strasburg, aud eight millions, said to be
llussia will persist in neutrality, and a
war with Turkey will have no connection
with the present conflict.
The Puke of Nassau is reported killed
by an ambushed party of French, while
riding with the King of Prussia m ar
Itheims. The fifth carriage, containing
the King, was hit by sever:'! bullet--, but
no harm was done the occupant.
1 he JNatioual Guards engaged the
Germans near Bauvers, ami drove them .
back through Nantes, with considerable i
loss; but the Germans were reinforced,
and they in turn drove the French back
iu disoider with heavy loss.
The Pope declines leaving Borne.
London, Oct. 3. Later advices from
the Prussian headquarters around Paris,
show that the army is quietly closing in
around the city, and that they have made
no effort thus far to bombard it.
Gen. Van Foster has been appointed
Governor of Strasburg. The garrison
consists of' 10,000 men.
Captain Johnson, the Queen's Messen
ger, has ; at last btei rermittod
to depart from Paris with dispatches to
the English Government. lie left Paris
on the 25lh ot September, but was
stopped by the Prussians. After a lonix
detention the Prussian commander suf
fered him to proceed, with the warning
that similar messengers would be de
tained. Canal dc Larque has been drained by
the Prussians, in order to deprive the
French of water.
Arrangements are makiug for Prussian
batteries at Ville Juit and St. Cloud, to
bombard the city.
Gen. Warder, who commanded at
Strasburg, has divided his army, part
going to Lyons and part to Paris.
Tours, Oct 3. A dispatch from Gen.
Trochu reports a reconnoisance in force
on Saturday occupying Mevillchey and
Choissy Leroi, which had been occupied
by the Prussians iu force. After a short
engagement, the French retired ia gtiod
order under protection of the guns of
The proclamation of the Government
Delegation at Tours, ordering the elec
tion on the lGth, gives great satisfaction,
aud promises to give new diroctiou to
the apparently hopeless current of French
affairs. It will have tho effect of de
priving Bismarck of the pretext that
there is no Government to treat with
capable of giving guarantees. Ilia fail
ing to l sttn to . reason will insure
support from all parts of the country,
and revive the spirits of the demoralized
but gallant French.
London, Oct. 3. Another account
from Paris says the French loss in the
engagement of the 30th, was 1,200 killed
and wounded. Gen. Guillaume was
wounded. The French forts were almost
sileut Saturday and Sunday.
A'ienna, Oet. 3. llussia makes no
war movements whatever. The relations
between Eussia and Austria arc all thati
could be desired.
Cuatteau via Tours, Oct. 3. Pruss
sians have arrived near Pallia,-' in the
Department of the Lore. They have also
approaehed Epcrnay in strong force, but
retreated before the Mobiles. The ktter
will be reinforced as they expect the
Prussians to return in force.
Neuf Ciiattkau via Tours, Oct. 3.
Ten thousand Prussian cavalry passed
Verd to-day. It is said they go to join
a corpse of 100,000, forming at 'foul.
The German army which recently
crossed the Rhine at Mnlhouscn.is march
ing on Schlestadt, and will occupy the
entrance to the St. Mouiauxnuis.
London, Oct. 3. Napoleon, in a let
ter to King William, proposes an alliance
between Germany and France.
Dispatches dated before Metz. Oct. 3d.
e, at Crit, eave i sav : Last niolit tho Prussians mmle n
lit of the Prus- dash on Village and consumed it.
Paris, Oet. 3. Admiral Fournishon
has resigned the Port folio of War. Merea
maux acts in his place.
London, Oct. 3. Prussians assert
that tho fire from the forts around Paris;
is quite vigorous at times, bat harmless.
It is said that Alexander Dumas, Sr.,
is dying at Dieppe.
The Lost Dinner. In the town erf'
.Newcastle, iu England, there was a man
by the name of Patient Joe. He worked
in a coal mine, lie was called Patient
Joe, because il giier came to him he
would say, "It's all for the best ; those
who love God shall find all things wot
together for good.'
If things went well with him Joe would
praise God; and if things went ill with
him he would praise God; aud say, "God
kuows best what is for my good. We
must not judge of thin its by this life
j alone; there's a life to come after this;
and things that may not seem good for us
here may be good for us there. 1
In the coal-pit where Joe worked, some'
of the men would jeer and laugh at him
when he said, "It's all for the beet'
There was a man by tho name of Tim
who would lose uo chance to laugh at
One day, as Tim and Joe were gyttiaff
ready to go down into the pit, Joe who
had brought his dinner of bread and
bacon with him, laid 'it on tho ground for
a moment. Before he could take it up,
hungry dog seized it and ran off.
"Ha, ha!"' cried Tim, "It's all for the
best, is it, man? Now stick to thy creed
and say 'Yes.' ''
'Well, T do say 'Yes,' " paid Joe; ,fbu ;
as I mu.-t eat it is rny duty to try to get
back my dinner. Jf I get it back it will
be all for the best, and if I don't get it
back, why it will be all for the best, just
the san-e. God is so great, that he can
rule the smallest things ns well as tho
So Joe ran after the dog; and Tim
with a laugh and an oath, went down into
, the coal pit. Joe ran a long way, but
could not catch the dog. At last Joe gave .
tip the chase, and came back to the eaiser
i thinking to himself that the men would
have a good laugh at him.
j But lie found them all pale with alarm
and awe. "What a narrow eseape you
; have had, Joel", said one of them. "Tito
pit lias caved in, and poor Tim is killed.
; If that dog had not run off with your din
j ner you would have gone with Tim into
j the pit and been killed, too."
j Joe took off his hat, and while his
breast heaved and his cheek grew pale.
and the tears came into his eyes, he look
ed up to heaven but said not a word.
A late copy of the Journal, of Nancy,
which came to hand recently, says:
"That which wounds us more than all
else, is the condition of our unfortunate
farmers, dwellers in the country. Oar
tears flow at the Fight of long lines of
wagons laden with oats, hay and provis
ions of every kind to be given overtoth .
Prussian army. The fine horses, which
were to prepare earth for the seed of the
future harvest, have been harnessed to
the Prussian cannon. Since everything"
is scattered and destroyed on this day
after tho harvest it equally follows Uiat
a remarkable barrenness of the country
The dfficulties of an entire year are
crowded into one moment. The ruin ia .
complete and unspeakable. Long years
will be neecssary to repair th dftmsgea
of these few days of invasion.
The New York. Times says: It is a terri
ble thing to hear of a woman's being shot
in cold blood by military authority, an4
yet ttuch a fate is reported to have over
taken a French vivandior lately at May
ence. A private letter written to Londop,
and printed in a newspaper in that city,
says that this woman was passing some
German soldiers who were mortally woun
ded, nnd who besought her for water.
lerrible to relate and for tho honor of
human nature, we must add, difficult to
believe shc gave the dying wretches
boiling oil. She was subsequently cap
tured .and shot. . If such thiugs as this
can be, wo have little cause indeed to.
boast of the civilization of the nineteenth
century; and yet the same mail that brings
us this dismal story tells us, on tho author
ity of JJ Opinion J'atiouule, that a nun,
iu succoring a wounded soldier, had both
logs taken off by a cannon shot. The'
last story is more probable than the first,
for on tk battle-field how could a vivan
diere, or anybody else, get boiling oil to'
pour down soldiers' throats? Did she'
carry a "bachelor's Ict.le" round with
It was at Admiral Washington's table'
that Dr. Johnson made that excellent,
reply to the pert coxcomb, who had absO"
lutcly baited him durirg dinner time.
"Pray, new," said he to tho doctor,
"what would you give, oil gentleman, to
bo as young and sprightly as 1 am?"
"Why, sir, I thiuk," replied Joliu.on;
I would abnoKt consent to be as foolish."
A Winstead lady wa3 nonic time ago
truck, by lightning, and lay for hours
unconscious, dead to all human appearan
ces. She distinctly heard her friends
say she was "unquestionably dead," and
she would have been buried alive had no
her brother insisted on working for resto
ration, which he at length accomplished-'
A smart young lawyer's clerk, hearing'
it stated by a lecture that "man is mere
ly a machine," remarked, "I suppose
attorney may be called a siteing machine.'
It took only three days married lift to
kill an Indiana bridegroom. Not time
enough for even a divorce.