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f rom a Lady's scbap-book.
Yes, aunt, you must excuse me."
'There are no buta about it, my dear
aunt. . I cannot and will not be taken
down to the drawing-room to-night."
- "Then I shall certainly be compelled
to excuse you, I replied, striving hard
to keep back the tears which some way
would fill my eyes every time I attempt
ed to reason with the noble fellow lying
so helpless before me. ' ,
Months before the opening of this story
.Fred Travers, in attempting to ascend a
scaffolding raised upon a building of
which he was the architect, was precipi
tated to the pavement, striking upon his
feet. The effect was partial paralysis to
-the lower limbs. Everything that med
ical skill could suggest was promptly at
. tended to, but with very little success ;
and the poor fellow had about decided
that he must remain a helpless cripple
the rest of his life. I shall never forget
' the day he resigned himself to his fate.
Every member of the family was reques-
ea to Keen out 01 nis room uniu ne sig
nified his desire to be visited.
About eight o'clock in the evening
."was summoned to Fred's apartment
"Well' said I, taking his outstretched
hand, "what is it r"
"Oh, nothing, aunt; only I have had
funeraJ j and the strangest part of all
is, I was chief mourner. I have buried
all my youthful hopes and aspirations ;
ana nencelortn tnero. wilt bo no more
' sniveling over the 'inevitable.' "
Since my nephew's accident, I had
not held my usual Wednesday evening
receptions ; but he was now so tar recov
ered that I thought if best to begin again
All toy attempts to have him make one
ot the party were useless. He saw that
I was grieved, and said, while a - bitter
.smile played round his handsome mouth
"'It would be a pretty sight now, wouldn i
it, to see me, a great strapping fellow, six
feet in my stockings, carried by a foot
man down into the parlor ?"
"Jiat, Fred, lien can take you down
before any one comes. And all of my
friends know tnat 1 never entertain com
pany after eleven; so you will not become
tired of sitting." ,
JfAIy ,dcar, precious little aunt, don't
jou see tht I am not yet able to conquer
- the mortification this helplessness entails
upon me? I shall lie on the sofa in tho
library, an'l you can leave the doors. open
so tnat the strains ot music will float up J
to me; ani 1 shall enjoy myselt quite as
cinch as i fun e of the crowd."
I don't k now why I was unable to keep
my thoughts vi:h the company assemb
led ; but thiy-Rculd stray off up -stairs,
And several times I caught myself whisp
the moment,' be had ceased to think - of
hiuisolf and his infirmity. "I am Mrs.
Andrews' nephew, at your service."
"Let us be friends," she said, sweetly
and I knew then, just as well as 1 know
now, that Maggie (Jriffin's hand , lay in
that of the invalid. - .' '
"I don't want to say I am sorry for
you," she continued, "because I think
there are few who like to be pitied. It
don't seem to me : that I should care
much about walking ; that is, if I had
plenty of money, and somebody to care
for me, and lots or books i
But the tremulant in the girls voice
betrayed her, and the next moment she
was sobbing convulsively, ljuick steps
ascended the stairs, and I moved away
rom the threshold very much like a
person caught in tne act ot stealing,
W hat occurred subsequently I did not
know until, some time after. I tried to
conceal my abstraction and appear as
usual, and was somewhat relieved when,
a few minutes after, Miss Griffin took
her seat at the piano, and with a brilliant
sweep of her little fingers commenced
the ' JUanchiDtr Sons, -liow sua did
BY C. C. NOBTHRUP.
Abijah Simpkins was the most patient
man we ever knew. ; In his life he had
enough -to try the patience of a saint,
yet he maintained his imperturbability, heard a loud and peremptory ring from
tne uoor ... Den, snortiy loiiowed by an-
and took to his home a new wife who
proved a nioet exemplary woman. The old
adage "patient waiters are no losers," had
an exemplification. Abijah was reaping
One evening Abijah and his wife were i
sitting cosily before the fire; when they
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ring, "I'oor k red . poor x red I iVLore
than one inquiry was made for him, for
he was a favorite of us all but to no one
did I say, "Go up stairsv" I knew ho
-did not wish it.
The belle of the evening was a Miss
Griffin, an intimate friend of cne of my
boarding school cousins, but a stranger
tome. She sang exquisitely, played
with a skill truly professional, conversed
intelligently and intelligibly ; fnd these
loiter accomplishments were so rare
Among young ladies- generally, that I
Ifound myself quite, attracted to her.
Some one volunteered to play a waltz,
and as the young folks flew -round, to
the fascinating strains of Strauss, I ran
up stairs to see how Fred was eojoying
himself. The gas was turned quite low,
tint the grate sent out a cheerful light
which illuminated the center of the room
leaving the sides and" corners in deep
What a sight met my eyes !
.Miss Griffin, supposing herself tho sole
occupant or tne room, bad taken a seat
upon the carpet in front of the fire : and
there, her quaint little head bent on one
aide, canary fashion, she sat muttering to
Hera it. x stopped and listened ;
couldn't help- it to save my life.
"Why, isn't this jolly I This seems
liomelike. I don't believe I like parties.
Oh! I forgot; my boot hurt me. . That's
. my excuse for running away from that
- horrid wait. I wonder what dreadful
creature first conceived the ' idea of
waltzing ? If I had my way he should
bop through all ages, and on one foot
too I Heigho ! a nice fire ; how cheerful!
Oar library used to be something like
. this before papa died. Oh, dear ! There
isn't a bit of happiness in the world un
less one has somebody - to love one !"
and then I knew the little creature was
' sobbing. .
Now, that was too bad. What could
I do? Nothing evidently. What would
' Fred do? , Keep very quiet, and allow
her to depart in total ignorance of his
presence. But that this little .episode
would leave a deep and lasting impres
sion, I, who knew Fred so thoroughly,
perfectly understood. - - -
How much.pleasaoter td spend" Titf
evening here than with all those stupid
folks down stairs 1" and the little one
arose from her low seat, and, began a
survey of the apartment. I knew it was
; all up then, In a seeond more, a smother
ed shriek, a quick "I beg pardon sir ; I
. thought I was alone !" was wafted to my
- . ears.
"Please do not feel distressed about it.
-, I should have spoken when -you first
entered, but I foolishly imagined vou
" 3 a, - . 1 . ... -
v.iuu us iuio io leave without observin"
xue. If it does not make you feel annoy
ed, I shall be very glad it has happened
ss it has afforded me a glimpse of some
thing natural and spontaneous.''
' I knew it was" wrong to stop there
listening, but I was actually rivited to
the spot. Women always have some
excuse for prying ; and "riveted" is as
good as any for me.
"Are you ill, sir?" she inquired,
drawing a, little nearer.
Not very," he replied; . "although
jrobably an invalid for life."
The end of this episode is not yet,
thought I, and I was right. ,
wMy came ia Miss Griffin Margaret
' ' GriZa. Moat everybody calls me Mag
- r'" 8a ent on, by way of introduo-
Aad my name is Travers -Frederick
TiaverB. Jlost everybody calls me i rod,
topHsd ber companion'; but I knew by
ti taae t tsr nephew's voice that, for
laugh and how she did sing ! For a week
after, the echo of those bewitching strains
seemed to meet me in the far corners of
the boose, and only ten minutes before
she was sobbing as if ber heart would
I never heard Maggie sing so well,"
observed a lady friend.
"one really excels herself. -
Uidn t l know tnat she was singing
for Fred? Didn't I know that her voioe
was laden with love, and heavily- laden
too ? : The poor child had not yet begun
to teel its weight.
"Heaven help her, I. said softly to
"How did you like the singing, Fred?"
I asked the next morning, at breakfast.
"It was delighfuh Of all the contral
tos I ever heard, that was the richest.
But who was the fair vocalist ? for
course she is fair."
"A stranger, red," 1 answered care
lessly, glancing at his handsome face.
"A Miss Griffia Maggie Griffin, I be
lieve they call her."
His face was like that of an angel for
a moment; inexpressible satisfaction was
depicted on every lineament; but it
gradually faded, and the old patient,
sombre look resumed ' its place. Not
another word was spoken.
For the next two months Fred received
many tiny perfumed notes, and I noticed
that Ben (the footman) made trips to the
post-office more frequently than formerly.
In the meantime I had met the young
lady on several occasions, and we ' had
become very good friends ; but I kept
my own counsel. I noticed that for
several days Fred had looked exceedingly
sad and careworn. My first thought was
not to remark upon it ; but when I saw
the quiver of the poor .fellow's lip. I
could keep silent no longer. ' ;
Well, dear, what is it S" I asked
again. : .
"Oh, aunt, I have been frying to have
another fuucral, but the body refuses to
be buried. JL.dug the grave, but the
rest is" beyond me."
it seems to me, x red, that it 1 were
in your place, I should not be desirous of
taking on myself the duties of a profess
ional undertaker. Whether you can
walk again or not, yon have probably : a
long life before you; and my advice is
to allow all the plants which Providence
in its goodness sends to your garden
for some unknown reason, once : laid, so
desolate- to blossom ' and bear j fruit.
Throw nothing away which is holy, and
calculated to lessen your burden.
'Aunt, what do you mean f be ex
Just then Ben stuck his head in the
"Miss Griffin wishes to see Mrs.
Andrews and Mr. Traver immediate
"Good gracious ! exclaimed Fred.
"Show her up, Ben," 1 ordered.
"But, aunt, not here. You don't
that is I never, vou Bee " '
But the eulden entrance of the young
iaay put an end to all indecision.
word or give an angry loo
it ever a man deserved canonization, it
was Abijah ; his wife kept up a cannon
ade of . vituperative -adjuration nearly
every minute he was in the house. Uis
universal placidity would sometimes
rouse the female Simpkins to such a pitch
that dishes from the table and small arti
cles of furniture would fly ; about the
room promiscuously, and M r. S. would be
compelled igaoimniou.-i!y to nee from the
citadel. . . v.-;;-. -
Simpkins had a prosperous business in
an interior city, and he was ore- of the
most generous of men : no wish ot bis
wife, however extravagant, was ungrati
fied, yet nothing edited her; articles that
she' herself selected would cot suit tor a
day ; and on poor Simpkin's head were
poured the entire vials of her nonsuited
wratb. : :
Previous to marriage Mrs. S. had ap
peared as entirely destitute of temper as
ber lover ; and bimpkins thought in se
curing such a wile ho s was securing a
priceless treasure ; but marriage changed
the colour derate to colour deaiabie. .
Mrs. S". had a cousin of the male per
suasion ; ne possessed a large, course
person, surmounted by an amazing shock
of 'red hair, of the fineness of swine's
Although a cousin somewhat remote,
be never was far distant from Simpkins'
house. Being poor and too lazy to work,
he at Mrs. S.'s solicitation, became an
inmate of her home, and his support de
volved cd the family.
Abijah aecidently entered his parlor at
p I an inopoftune moment one day, and dis-
i . . , . . ,
covered iirs. O. ana ner cousin ia ciose
embrace, drinking sweetness long drawn
out. from dallving lips. He was assailed
by Mrs. S., with the pleasing salutation :
"Prving sneak, what do you want
"Nothing, my love yes, there is, I
want a book which I camo for ; " replied
"Well, take it, and relieve us or your
hateful presence. Uousm Hiram has met
. .. ..
with a severe loss ; he baa ;ust receiyea
news of the death ot a second cousin m
India, whom he has never seen, and I
am trying to assuage his grief." Here
consiii Hiram commenced to sob. "Now
if you have found your book, take your
self off, and don t agaiu interrupt uie
when I am consoling my poor, lorlorn
Certainly not my love, excuse me
and, exit Simpkins. !
V hen all were retired for tee night
and the usual curtaiu lecture commenced,
Mrs. S. dilated to Simpkins on the en
ormity of his offense in entering unbid
den' where sacred grief was holding
sway, y v- "i '.
"My clear, said bimpkins, "could you
not assuage your relative's grief in sriie
other manner? Do you think thejposition
- 1 T f 1 1 I .
in wnicn x xounu you was tiaruiy appro
Now the vials ot wratb were lully un
corked. S. retreated, after receiving a
slight scalp wound, and spent the night
in . another apartment. ' Mrs. Simpkins,
after removing the loose change from her
husband's clothing, pitched thim into the
hall, locked the door, and regained her
bed to meditate and dream. V--
A suspicious man would have discov
ered with "half an eye" that Mrs. S. wa3
growing remarkably affectionate towards
cousin Hiram ; but Simpkins was not a
suspicious map.' He daily saw the - en
dearing looks and actions, and at the ta
ble saw the choicest dainties placed, on
cousin Hiram's plate.- Ho did not re
monstrate, if he did remark those signifi
cant indications; he merely retained his
Returning one day from business at an
earlier hour than usual, Abijah let hjra-
self in with a latch key,
"I am so glad to find you both togeth- j directly to his sleeping apartment to.per
1" she exclaimed walking trai"ht . to form his ablutions ; removing his coat,
Fred s chair. "This letter 1 he poured some water into the washbowl
Allow me I an" commenced washing- A noise from
the other side of the room attracted his
attention and: caused him : to turn his
head. What did he see? In his marital
conch were reposing the forms of his wife
and cousin lliram. What did he do ?
he merely said, "excuse me, my dear,"
the side of
will explain why I am here
to react it."
"Please don't!" inplored Fred, reco-
uiziog Disown cnirography. -
"Very well, then,".said she, : foldin
ibb uove. Dui. iurs. Andrews, vour
nephew and I have corresponded for two
moot as. i love mm, ana ne loves me.
This morning 1 received this cruel note
He has irrevocably determined', he says,
not to allow this love to go ' on . another
day that he will not doom me to the
me bucu a love win entail, w no ever
beard of such cruel nonsense? As if lie
had it ia his power to put an end to my
love, or his own cither!" and her eyes
niled with tears
"Oh, Maggie !" whispered Fred, look
ing sioaaiasuy out ot tne window ; "you
don t know what yon are talking about.
' " Yes I do, dear," she-replied, sweetly,
u.r we were poor, it would make a
difference, I suppose ; and yet I scarcely
tninK it could, ion are neh, and so am
I. . And, Fred Travers, you will walk
-again one of these days. I believe
Heaven itself has whispered that in
my ear. If you don't love me say so,
and I will go away and never trouble you
again. .. - ..
"Heaven bless you, darling! I love
you more than myselt a- thousand times
over, lou shall stav." That was what
tvnat did X got .booked on a moment
at the little figure kneeling beside my
nephew s chair, while he laid his hands
gently on tho curly head, thanking Hea
ven, I know, for the blessings of his life,
walked out to my own room, and had a
good crv, woman fashion.
A wo years have passed since then, and
TP .1 i
reu wams now as well asanvonn.
. , r
and went on with his washing.
Mrs. S. soon fouud her toncrne and
ordered him out of the room.
But where shall I go?" said S.; as
soon as "I bave finished inv ablutions I
"Go to the d 1 ;" replied Mrs. S.
Simpkins finished washinsr his hands
and face, parting his back hair evenly,
carefully dusted his coat, put it on, went
out of the room, closed the door, descen
ded the hall stairs', took his hat from the
rack, and having adjusted the k Dan in
the proper direction, put it on ' his head
ana departed trom the bouse. lie pro
ceeded to his lawyer, calmly related what
he bad seen, and asked his advice.
"What shall you do?'; said Jud?e
Hardy, staring in blank astonishment at
Simpkins. "Why, divorce, of course.
"JL1I commence an action for you at
Simpkins said ho bore her no malice.
but perhaps it was best to get a divorce,
then 6he could follow ber inclination and
Mr. S. returned -home at an unusually
late hour tor him ; he found the" house
closed and dark ; entering he lit the gas
in the parlor; what a scene met his eight;
the most portable and valuable kmck
nackeries ' were no where vkiblc : the
floor was strewn with a debris composed
of bouquet holders, parian statues and
such like articles. Further investigation
developed the faoi that the spoons were all
tn.1 n . Anrl nil t.lm rrrwlrArw vravA wi
Hostile Emily.- We clip the follow- broken ; the house bad been speedily and
ing from a late .San Francisco paper i faithfully cleared of its most valuable
Tax Collector Austin, while in thedis- adornme?tsJ Mrs. Simpkins was missing,
onarge or bis official duties, had the fol- uus"u was missing,
lowing, with S13 39. thrimt nnnn Mm 1 In consultation with hia la
The servant who went to the door re
turned to the parlor with the message
that a lady with a child desired to see
Mr. Simpkins immediately, on private
and important business.
Show ber into the library, Jane,"
said Mr. S., "and immediately light the
cas and start a fire. I will be with her
in a moment.
When Simpkins entered the library he
beheld before the fire, just kindling into
a blaze, a woman shabby and dirty, bold
inw a child in ber arms : sno stooa wun
her back partially towarJs him ; hearing
the door close, the woman turned about,
nut the ehild on the floor and made a
rush for Abiiah ; before he could retreat
' v . r 1 a
he was in the arms ot the temaie, wnom
hesneedilv recognized as his former wife.
As hastily as possible ho disengaged him
self, and with gentle torce seatea tne wo
man in a chair, W hue this was going
on the neglected baby set up an obstrepe
rous veiling, to which the lormer sirs
S. paid no attention, but tenon ner Knees
before Simpkins, and raising her .hands
in an imploring attitude, she in the most
piteous strains begged ber dear Abijah to
take ber back to ins hearth and borne.
'Where is cousin Hiram ? ' sard Mr.
S.. when the uoman was forced to h'd
up for want of breath, and the child was
forced to stop yelling for a moment or
choke to death.
He basely deserted me in a distant
city, after he had spent all my money ;
and I have walked - nearly all the way
here," sobbed the former Mrs. S. '.'Now,
wont you take me back ?'
Hut your request is impossible, calm
ly replied Simpkins. "I- have been di
vorced, from you, and foe a year have
been married to another woman.
"And will vou detert me and your own
child?" said the former Mrs. S., in a
voice which was gradually assuming the
crcsendo, and taking up the child which
had resumed his audibility rslie held him
up towards Simpkins, who commenced to
back toward the door in order to escape
from tho storm which he saw rising.
"Madam," said he, 'you will observe
that child has a head of a decidedly rcd
ish cast, while both your hair and my
own are of a dark hue. I cannot own the
child to be my offspring nor give you
shelter in this hou.-e ; so you must im
mediately depart." This was spoken in
an unruffled tone, and as he spoke he
had nearly reached the door; tho woman
was too quick for hiia, she flung the child
on the floor, and in a moment had Simp
kins by the shoulder and flunghim back
into the centre of the room where he
landed against a heavy chair, which was
overturned, and he fell to the floor ; then
the late Mrs. S. showed she had not for-
; gotten her old tricks ; she seized a large
spittoon but it was too heavy lor ber; in
her haste to throw it at her fallen foe, it
slipped from her hands and went through
the window causing a terrible crash ; the
child on the floor bad set up a yell that
could be heard half a dozen blocks. The
late Mrs. S. uot finding other portable ar
ticles at hand was flinging books at Simp
kins ; Simpkins' wife hearing trie roui
pus, rushed out -of the front door shout
ing "murder 1" "police"!" . Jane, the
servant, rushed from the basement, shout
ing "fire 1" "murder I" "thieves 1" "rob
bers !" Heads were poked out of windows
up and down the street, . one' policeman
arrived, but hearing so much noise in the
house, he dared not enter alone, thinking
half a dozen murderers, at least were in
the house. When five officers had reached
the spot, they bravely entered, arriving,
just in time to prevent the woman from
setting fire to a pile composed of every
thing moveable in the room, under which
Simpkins lay waiting for some one to
rescue him. The valiant officers after a '
liberal use of clubs, succeeded in gain
ing command of the infuriated woman,
removed her from" the house, four , men
being required to perform the work ; the
fifth followed carrying the baby, which
had screamed until it could scream no
longer. " ' '
Jane closed the door, taking in an offi
cer to assist in searching for the murdered
Simpkins. Fourteen physicians were de
manding entrance, but the officer would
allow but one to enter; as they entered
the room Simpkins arose from the .pile
of rubbish calm and collected, -iufortned
the officer and doctor that he was unin
jured, and dismissed them with thanks,
explained matters to his wite, who bad
just regained consciousness (she having
tainted .away, supposing her husband
murdered), went to the front door and
informed the large crowd there congre
gated, that no one was harmed ; left the
library iu the servant's hands, requesting
her to see well to the fire and put out the
gas when she had rearranged the room,
returned to the parlor with his wife and
after he had reassured her, completed a
story which he was reading when inter
rupted by the caller, retired at bis usual
time and slept soundly. "He never was
more troubled by tho former Mrs. S.
bhe acted so outrageously at the station-
housa and in the court room that the
judge ordered her sent to the insane asy
lum. When it was decided that she
might be allowed partial liberty, she was
employed as an assistant, and finally be
came one of the keepers in the female
ward. She was made of hard stuff, aud
hard business suited her, as when the
whim took her she could beat ono of the
patients with no one to molest her. Here
she ended her life. ' "
' Simpkins never had other great troub
les to try Vis sublime patience, lived
happy, and'died at a-ripe old age.
the manufacture of
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Albany, December 3. 1870-13T -
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- ' - T - mr jl M, J a
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Ten conies, one Terr. srinara:eiv ninrefctd (ii.i .
aa extra copy to fetter t of el it .
btxteeu Do! tare.
SEJfD tOCtt 3IOXEY
rtl'PfM rifflrj ortiert.rtksi or di9ft rn xtw
A orS, wherever cjlivc:ilt;;k if .10 1, tnen re,;isitr
tae leL'ers contafiiias .o tcr.; A liircj- , ;
SUPERIOR TO ALL OTHERS.
THE ARION PIANO-FORTE has Or.w
. Power tban any other other Piano Forte manu-
IT WILL STAND IN ! TUNE LONGER
and in its mechanical construction it ia more per
.... ..... .-
lect, ana tnereiore, more auraDie than any instru
i uteri t constructed in the utual modern style.
The aran cement of the Aeraffe, the manner of
strinjring.the peculiar form and arrangement of
the Iron fame, "
. Supersedes all Ollter?.
1 The use of a hart, (which is a part of the Iron
Frame) on a line with the heavy steel stringing,
O N TOG ELECTION I
I Where most needed, and in this respect all other
Pianos fail, , .
Tbo construction of the WREST PLANK, Into
which the Toning Pins are inserted, is sueh tbet it
I is impossible for the pins to become loosened, or
the W reft i'lank itself to split, as is too 01 ten tne
case in other Piano-Fortes- .
THE EXTRAORDINARY EVEN-
. NES3, ,
I Throughout the entire scale; the excellent Singing J
Length and Purity on' Vibration,
All go to prove what we claim, viz. : that the
Arion Piano-Forte .
Ji -tho Best Instrument Mapufactared.
Any on vrlio wanta to win can 4a
calling on ;
WHO, thaakful for past patronage, still in
vite the attention of Linn county ot of., to"
their unequalled stock of .
PAINT & VARNISH BRUSHES,
PAINTS, OILS, VARNISHES,
ALCOHOL, KEROSENE, ,
T R U S SES, -
FANCY AN D - TOILET ARTICLES, Ktfj.
Agents for Dr. D. Jayne A Son's preparations,
H. 11. U. Horse Medicines, ete.
Do you like medicine for its bitter or nauseat
ing taste T We have that description. JTo you ,
Want the effect with an aromatio taste After
taking a few doses of our Elixir, 'twill be SO Tory
pleasant that your prejudices
Must surely turn awry,
and the preparation
Will lose the came o physle.
(but not the effect.)
Physicians and customers from the country"
may rest assured that their orders will be prompt.
iy ai.-nuei to. rrcscnptions carefully and cor
Have ytm the impolite guest called s corn t We
sell "Corn Slayer," which surely does tho work ,
wiinout pain. xo you u siro a book or any kin,
a Gold Pen, an Album, Stationery, or such? W.
S. Dri;r;;s is with ns, fur the accommodation of
all favoring lit in with a call,
Doyoa want a fine Watch, a set of Jewelry,'
cheap or dear ? J. I). Titus sells the same, under
the same roof.
Come and see ns. Buy a Book. Bay a Watch.
Buy a Pill. Buy something; or nothing, bat come
and Re us, anyway. A well sprinkled floor and
a cool drink of water in the summer, and a warm
store surrounded by comfortable chairs in winter
constantly kept for the secQma odatioa of all.
Albany, May 14, 70-50 , y...
Bon office. New York City.
TO THE 1VOKK1S8 CLASS. We a-e now
prepared to furnUh all classes with constant em
ployment at homo, the whole of the time or for the
spare moments. Busjncss new, light and profit
able. Persons of either sex can easily earn from
50c. to $5 per evening, and a proportional sum
by devoting thoir whole time to the business.
Boys and girls earn nearly as much as men. Thut
all who sec this notice may send their address,
and test the business, we make this unparalleled
wffer : To sueh as are not satisfied, we will send
$1 to pay for the trouble of; writing. Full par
ticulars, a valuable sample which will do to com
mence work on, and a copy of The FtojiWt Liu
erary Com )tinirm one of the largest and best
family newspapers published all sent free by
mail. Reader, if you want permanent, profiiabio
work, address . E. C. ALLEN A CO.,
24ni3 1 Augusta, Maine.
who entrage iu our new business make from 55 to
$10 per day in their own localities. Full partic
ulars and instructions sent lree oy man. loose
in need of permanent, profitable work, should ad
dress at once. GEORGE STINSON A Co. '
24m3 . Portland, Maine.
, Are used Exclusively in the
; OP MUSIC
of New York citj. y
The most severe test a piano ean receive is cc
ctaat use iu a Conservatory.
THE NEW POOD.
Itead The Following::
It affords me much pleanre to rive you, ia these
few lines; a very sincere testimonial for the Piano
fortes of vour manufacture. . We bave now used
the "Patent Arion Pianos" ia our Conservatories
forayear, and hare had a fair opportunity of test
ing their durability during that time.. The Pianos
have been played upon almost constantly, from
morning ttll'night, and a Piano meet indeed be a
good one wbea it will bear such constant ase with
out showing signs of defection. As' lor rewatatn
t tm; it out rivals any Piano known to me.
. Their peculiar sweetness of tone in the treble ,
(aa compared to other Pianos with the ordinary
metal agraffe arrangement ) is so striking that I
have had DUDilsremark. while takrar tbcirlersons,
teat alticnsn, they had at Home wnat iney sup
nnae 1 to he one of the best makes of Piauos, still
thetreblewas very wtfV t"a?l compared with the
What makes them still more desirable is their
uniform volume of tone, which enables an Artist to
perform a composition in its true character. .
in total. 1 eau conscientiously endorse an mat is
claimed by the Arion Piano - Porte Company for
their superb instruments, as I consider thtm su
perior to any olker make.
Congratulating you upon the great success you
bave obtained in the manufacture of so perfect an
lastrumcnt, I remain yours.
New York, September 3, 1870.
1'jwins:, with 13 '39. thrust tinon : him :
"I, Lanlj' Pitts Stevens, do hereby pro-1
test against the iniustice of the navment !
of these, since .taxation without represen- 1
. " : . 1
utuun is lyrannj.
How to raisa beets taker hold of the
tops and pull.
with his lawver the'
next morning, g. refused to allow, the
fugitive lovers and fugitive goods to be
pursued. He laid : '"Not for the world
would I interrupt the pleasures of their
In due time the decree of divorce was
obtained ; Abijah refurnished his house,
"Kate," writes from Bridgeport, Conn,
to a Boston weekly journal, saying : "I
married where I did not- love, and now
I love where I Cannot marry. O, what
shall I do 1 : Move to Chicago.
That woman wa a philosopher who,
wheii ahe lost her husband, said she had
one great eonsolation she. knew where
ho was nights.
An Indiana man wants a divorce r be
cause his wife has an uproarious dispo
sition. . " " -
Jor a few cents 3-011 can buy
of your Grocer Cj. rrgsi
package cf SEA KOSS PAHINE
made from pure Irisli v IIcss or
Carrageen, 7hicl1 make
qixtcen quarts cf Ihr.3 Mange,
and alike quantity cf Pudding3
Cnstard3, Creams, Charlotte
Zusse, c It istio clieapest,
healthiest and : most delicious
food in the world. It makes a
splendid Dessert, and ha3 no
equal as a liht end delicate
food for Invalids and Children.
R.H. Mcdonald & co.,
us rsAacisco, cal..
Call the attention ofDealeTS in tlielr large assort,
ment of Newly Arrived " ood, composed Iti
irt of tlie following articles, together with
every tblnir kept In a well supplied W11ULE.
HALE DRl'U (STOKE.
Farsit Dre, I Tri can's PwsrABiT!t.
PiiwT MrDictiras, I Dbvoist bsaoain,
Taussasa 8trproBTaas I Sit akkk Hckbs,
Essential Oils, , I l'itBruaBiE,
Kinoaui Oil, I rumias Ons.
Whtca we offer at tae lowest Cash Prices, and
are determined not to be undersold.
B. H. MoDONALD CO, raaxcisco, Cav
Onr 3Drr Biuesa loeated in Ban Fran
cUto, Cal. Alter ur bot winhes, and express
ing oar. thanks f the liberal pstronsga
we have received for more than twenty-onw
years, dnrine which period we Itave bee steadily
engaged in the Drag batfiaess iu California, we"
beg to sav in cortsequniiie of the fspid growth or
Dr. Wulktrs t'Hlitoraia Vii:egar Biliers, bow
spread over the farted States and eotiatiies far
beyond, we are necessitated to devote oar entire"
.time to said business". " :
U e "are tlie Oltlest vrng wrm n iuo rwtM
Coast and tka snily owe, cotitinoooa wnder tha
same proprietors since 1849, and have determined
to sill our lcr-re, proepemus, -aadwoU tjtabUsbe4
baKtm ss on favorable terms. - .
This is a rare opportunity for men with mesas,
of entering into a roabla basintss with advan
tages never before offered. " '
For particniars equh-o of
K. If. aioDOSALD CO.,
B. H. HcDosalb, Wholesale Drorgit,
J. C. Spelean, ' Ban Francisco, Cat.
N. B. VuiA a snls is taade we shall eonttane
our importations and keep a larga stock of fresh
goods constantly on hand, aad sell at prices to
defy competition. ,
The Great Medical Disctrory t
Br. WALZEE'3 OAEFOBHXA.
. 5" Hundreds of Thousand J
2 Bear tedttmoiiy to th;. Wonder, at
o j fulvoraUvaKHeeU. tS3
-iwUiT a ncr TueudKi:
1 ii t nni, 1 rita v lies
A Glorioa3 (li-r.go
the c 111: at vo:
n mutation Bitters.
Tlii "5 oMderftil vegeftAbla rc
rtorativo i tlie alseet-ntacJaor of
tlie fec!Ic aad (ScSilitatctl. Aa a
tonic mill cortiial for tljo aged
aud languid, . it laas eo equal
aiuo3 stomacliica. As ts rt-Eiietly
for te iacrou wculirjtcsa .to
uliicliwomcn are especially tuo
Jcct, it i3 Rsipersctfingr every otlxcr
niiuauiaut. In nil cSlntatcsj rjji
ca!, tcuaperatc, cr frigid, it Rets
a t :i ;ccific in every species of
xviiicli i5tidcTEa!ne3 t!te
? .0 ' ,i:Tt:st: and Iirca.3 Coivn
r. spirits. For tiiZs toy
AGEJTS 1V1KTED .
We want first class and responsible Agents in
every city and town where we have uot already ap
pointed them. ;
We have just Published .
Our annual Illustrated' Pamphlet, which contains
a fall description of the interior construction of the
Patent Arion Piano-Porte, and all the other lead
ing Pianos of the principal makes; illustrated with
outs, thuscotrartiug the Anoa with all other ftrist
elars Pianos, and proving
Why and Wrhcrc
Our Pianos are superior to any in the mnrket. .
Onr pamphlet contains engravings of all the dif
ferent styles of instruments that wo manufacture,
giving a lull description of each, so that a person
can select the style they may desire to order, wilb
the assurance that they will receive just as good a
Pianoas if they were in our warerooms to select it.
We have sold over Five Thousand Pianos, many of
them being shipped great distances, and we have
never yet received the first complaint. As we give
a written guarantee with every Pisno we manufac
ture, for five years, the purcbaser runs no rua.
Don't fnil to write for our pamphlet tckirh we wail
Fret, and tnnen you write ttate Ka paper you
thie notice in. "
N. B. W eautlon the public from purchasing a
cheap Piano, which has recently been put in the
market, bearing the same "Arion." All genuine
Arion Pianos hear the name "Patent Arion," and
caa only be purchased from onr New York Ware
rooms, or our authorised Agents throughout the
' All llnds of . ' .
Kusieal Icstrunents Supplied,
ii:. y Jib
TTXW A Uft1 A WVT mi
Ar.ic;i Fu::3-rcnTE c::.:?a:jv
" -s Ko." 844 Broadway, Hew Tork City,
. T a
!SC A lll n D I M If l:
fcs r r ja w 1 vniiiArsT
Made of Poar nans, Whlaker, Prauf
Batrltsawd Kefaae Llqaarsdootored.sploed
and sweetened to please tus taste, called Ton.
- lea, Appetisers," Kestorers," c, that lead
tlie tippler ca ta drunkenness and ratn. bnt are
a true Medicine, made from tae Native Boots and
Herbs or CaUfbrnls, free from all Alcahvlla
Sttsnalnara. Thejrare thotJItKAT BLOOU
PUUIPfEUsind LIFEOIVINU FKIM
CI PLE a perfect Beaovator and lnvlaorator or
the System, carrying- off all poisonous matter sod
restoring; the blood to a healthy condition. Ho
person ean tatta these Bitters acoordlns to direo
tlon aad remain long nnwell.
For Ialasnmutorr aad Chrasrla Usiea
snatissa aad tioitt, Ujapeswla. etr ladU.
reattaa, BlUaas, Ueultteat and latera,
aaUtoac Fevera, Vlaeaaea af the) Blew,
Liver, Kidneys, stud Bladder, these Blus
ters, bave been, most saoeessfnl. Baeh Mm
earn are caused by Vlilatted Bleed, wbtest
Is sjaerally produced by deraacemeat of the4
" - ...
DVSFKPSIA lie lNDt'oSSTIOIt.
Headache. Pain In the Bboolders, Coachs, TtgmV.
sess of the Chest, Dizziness, Soar Kraotationa of'
the Stomach, Bad taste In the HoatU BUIoua At--tacks,
Palaitatloa of the Heart. Inflammation ef
the Loan, Fain la tho regions of tho K idneys, and
a hundred other painral symptoms, are the off.
sprtnrsof Dyspepsia. .
They Invigorate the Stomach end stimulate the
torpid liver and bowels, which saadsr them of a -equalled
efficacy In cleansing tha blood of all
Imparl ties, and Imparting new Ufa aad vlco M
the whole system,
FOB DISEASES. Eroptlona.TeUer,
- Bait Eheam Blotches, Bpota. Pimples, Pnstnles,
Bolls, Carbuncles, Blag. Worms, Seald-Head. Bare
Kyes, Erysipelas, Itch, Bcarfs, Dtseoloratloa of
the Skin, Humors and Diseases of the Bkla, of
whatever name or nature, are literally due ap
and carried oat of tha systemta a short time by
the ase ef these Bitters. , Cme botUa la awtbt
easea wU eoavmea the aaoet Ineraduloas of their
enratlvs etrocta. -
. VHiBM an vHiasea wm wnenever yoa una
Its Imparities annua- toroaxh the skm la Pim
ples, Knrptloaa or Sores 1 cleanse It wbea yds.
, aad It obstructed aad slo;Uh ta the vataat
elaaaae It when It foal, aad year tseUnaa vU
health ef the system will follow.
PIN. TAPS sad ether WOUZZX, lewktaf tat
the system of sosaaay toonasnii, ars a 1 sales 1 f
destroyed and removed, r or fail diree sa,reaA
earvfally the etroalar aroand aaehkeC-a.
J. WALKS B, Proprietor. B. H. IV It - "
CO.. Xtroffimm aad Oea. Awew, San I re.
Oaland M aad M Comawree Mcraet. ew lt
SOU) BY ALL DBCOOISTS AKO DCALE..