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About The Albany register. (Albany, Or.) 1868-18?? | View Entire Issue (Jan. 26, 1872)
Imi-i:ovim;. Vnilor tlie cool and
doudk'-i tree titer nt tlie vxt week,
the rotuU arc rapkllj improving. Iii
tfacd tlipjlwvi! int been a bad any
fine tliis wind til-they were ML
Malls Lave been very irregular for
sometime past, IV lint's nj) with the
Oi-e'j miani It often faiU to reaeh n
, on time. Stir tip the mailing clerk.
Thaxks We are nnderobllgations
to Attorney General Williams 'anil
Senator Corbett for various piibllodoc.
BCITEB. A good article of butter
lias been unusually scarce for the last
two or three weeks.
Wkatiiu;. Days cold and clear;
beautiful moonlight night-, air sharp
Willamette Slowiy receding this
cold weather, but still in good boating
Satiudav Kvkxixu. ftegular
monthly meeting of t he members ol
the Hehckuh Degree Lodge.
Fresh country lived liam3 at A. C.
On Thursday night a singular case
ofsonumnibdlsiii otniirvd in this city,
the victim being a young lady of
eighteen, of good family and prepos
sessing appearance. She had tin
habit of getting up in her rteep and
going about the hott at night, after
all had retired, always returning to
her room, however, without disturb
ing the fainilv. On the evening men
tioned, the Mr sleep-walker arose
about midnight, and with lighted
lamp commenced toeXplore the house.
In one r.)om was a young man, a
friend of her father's who had arrived
that evening, and among the cham
bers visited was hi "apartment. Tlie
door leading into the room Mug un
locked, the unconscious young girl
with a lamp in her hand, entered
the room, and while the visitor was
in the aims of .Morphea, gathered
lii- clothes, coat, pa-.ts, vest and boots,
even to his h it not leaving a gar
ment to clothe his frame, and depos
ited tiiem all in the kitchen, turning
the dish pan over the dud-. Ilerfath
er. hearing the noise matte hy the
handling of the pan, discovered the
Bomnaiuhulh't aim witnessed the sin
gular proceeding, and withonrelng
detected followed the sleeping girl
hack to'ht r room, saw her jiut ont the
light, lock the door and retire. C'om
pn bending the situation at once, he
without notifying his wife, went tl'
bed. The yoiing man was called to
breakfast next morning. He answer
ed the biunmo.i- front tlie closed door,
hut the family waited until the break
fast got cold, impatient at the length
of time it took tjja young man to make
his toilet. Mr. -enjoying the joke,
and seeing the uucouscWtB cause imi
etly seated la the dining-room, could
keep in no longer. Going to tlie
kitchen he lifted up the dish pan and
exhil itcd the wardrobe of the tardy
guest. It i uniKcessary to add that
an explanation had to be made to the
elothless young man up stairs, who
lu-ui beeu "Searching in vain for tlie
missing garments. There, was very
little breakfast eaten Friday morning
in tliat liouse, aud oftbosc about the
tahle the somnauihulist w as not count
ed lu. StettfantiUe IfcmM.
A N'r.w Thim; in Piivstoi.oov
White Max Tukkokj Black. tap
San Francisco k'c tut titer my a gen
tleman of that eitv. about twenty-five
years of age, riufdy complexion and
curly red liair, who had an intractable
and painful uhvr 0.1 his left arm, re
slstingall previous modes of treatment,
y" ddttg to the request of trying the
effect of transplauthnjpieco ot skin
to tne ulcer from anflher person. The
ulcer was prepared in tlie usual man
ner by his phygiran, and a bit of skin
nhoipan invli square was taken from
the arm of a line healthy negro man
aud immediately spread over the ugly
ulcer, and tlien carefully dressed and
bandaged. The skin traiwplajUon had
the desired effect. Healthy granula
tion sprang up, and the unsightly ul
cer soon healed. A few mouths after
wards lie went to hi physician alitl
told ill 111 that ever since the sore heal
ed the black skin commenced to-pread,
and it was increasing. About one
third of his arm wa completely ne
groed. The doctor himself Is alarmed.
The high probability is that the whole
skin ot this w hite man w ill liecoine
negro. This s a new thing under the
sun. It would be rather difficult to
exulnln the physiological process
w hich takes place to bring about such
a skin change at this. The problem
is, how can the coloring matter of the
skin be so radically changed.'' And
how is this pigment change propaga
ted? it is certain that the law of ca
pillary attraction plays no part in tlie
spreading process. Grafting pears on
apple trees tail communicated to the
apple a pear taste.
A Frenchman's Pktkkjiina iiox.
A firmer residing in the hamlet of
Vlllebean 8olne-et-Olse, has. In a fit
of mental aberration, deprived hini
f elf of sight : thai he might no longer
be a witness of the occupation of his
country by the Prussians, who bad
burned down all his property in his
nreseiiec, a member of his family per
tsh'ng in the flames, He had often
threatened that he would tear out his
eyes and evjythlng that could 'lie
thought dangerous was kept out of his
way. He, however, got hold of a
book which' described- the Chinese
method of binding offenders of high
position by placing a portion of quick
lime over the eyes and tying It' down
with a wt-t bandage. He procured
some lb) j applied it hithls manner?
td destroyed tils sight.
Last year San Francisco received
. 25,000,000 of pounds ofwool, and ship
ped a0,000 of It to be mannliiotiir
ed abroad and brought back to us In
the snap 'of coats aiid trowsers anil
other articles, for which wo pay doub
le the cost of wool..
A Ulmstly Sight.
The Boston iXat relates tlie fol
lowing horror :
A strange story, worthy of novel--istic
treatment at the lianils of Mar
ryatt, comes from Newfoundland.
In Chance Xook, a feclnded nook
it) that somewhat secluded inland,
dwell a little eoinjaiiy ot tiNliernieu,
one of whom, who rejoices in the
name of llaruaelc Hill, has long
been an object of suspicion, on ac
ooiint of his unsociable aud hermit
like life. His hut was situated re
mote from the others, upon a peak
overlooking a dangerous reef called
Gillicnddy Breakers. These circmn
stanees combined to fasten Ujioti
Barnacle Bill the suspicion that lie
had a penchant for wrecking opera
tions, aud after the recent loss on
the reef of tho schooner AHAoh,
none of the crew of which wereMih
sequcntly discovered, dead or alive,
it .was determined to-searcli tlie
albrementioned hut. Accordingly,
a detective having been procured,
together with the requisite legal
jiajK is, a large deputation made an
early call upon Barnacle Bill, ami
found that worthy in bed. Inas
much as he declined to get up and
open tlie door tor his surprise jiarty,
they let tliemselves into tlie house,
when an appalling sight met their
gaxe. l ingers, wrists aud ears, cut
ami torn from the bodies of women,
evidently to procure the rings aid
other jewelry, were strewn around.
Two boiled silk dresses were folded
beside the bodies. In all, there
were nine corpses. The inhuman
wrecker, after having been taken
into custody, confessed that he took
the bodies from the wreck of the
Albim and conveyed tltem, on a
fisli-banw, to his clilt' before dawn.
The news has created the greatest
excitement in St. Johns, where the
majority of the ill-fated sailors re
sided. To He Ax KOITOB. Charleston, In
his editorial poem, tells of an old
f irmer who made his way Into his
sanctum with a runt of a Iwy, who be
ing good for uotliing else, tlie firmer
thought he would do for an editor.
The poet tells the story :
The editor sat in his sanctum, and
looked the okl man in the eye
Then glanced at tlie grinning
young hoieful and .mournfully made
the reply :
"Is your son a small unbound edi
tion of Moses and Solomon both?
(,'ay-he compass bis spirits With
meekness and strangle a natural
Can he do an hour's work In a min
ute, and live on a sixpence a wet?
Can he courteously talk to an equal
and browbeat an impudent dunce!'
Can lie keep things In apple pie or
der aud do a half doeu at once?
Can he press all the springs of
knowledge witn quick and rename
And be sure he knows liow much
to know, and how not to know too
Ink's he know how to stir up his
virtue, and put a check rein ou bis
Can lie carry a gentleman's man
ners within a rbhieros' bide?
(.'an he know all. and do all, and be
all with elieerfuluess, courage and
II so perhaps we can be making an
editor outeu 0 him."
The farmer stood curiously listen
ing,; while wonder his visage o'er
And he said, ".rim, I guess we'll be
goiu' ; he's probably out of his head. "
An 1-SiglUh paper suggests three
methods of getting rjd of rats : Intro
ducing their use as' food, making their
skins an article of commerce, or, as a
final expedient, iunoculatiiig a number
with small-pox and turning them loose
to disseminate tlie disease among their
kind. It is to he hoped that the first
project will be finally abandoned be
fore the last is put lu force, as to be
obliged to eat nits which liave died of
small-pox would be extremely uu
This is wimt a .St. Louis Councilman
said when opposition was brought up
in that body to extend to Alexis the
freedom of the city : 'T say no, sir.
Thank God ! we are as unspoiled by
withering conventionalities as are our
broad and boundless pcreare. Hough
they may be so are ourbullalers. Hut
they are children otuatur' and of free
dom, and their boastful answer to tlie
despot and the tyrant is that their
bright home is in the setten' sun."
A' negro boy of eight has a picture
primer to teach him Ills letters. One
of the picture's is that of a bull chas
ing a boy, which the little darky
watches from day to day. gleefully ex
claiming, "lie hasn't eotched liim
According to the cheerful prediction
of a learned Hindoo astronomer, a
blazing meteor will pass by tlio earth
during the coming year, destroying
every form of vegetation, and killing
millions of people, all in tweiity-four
The latest extract from "What I
know about Hunting." Catch your
butterflies late in August. Select th
leer, vellow ones If vou would tret
good, sweet, saleable butter.
Tlie title ot Gough's new lecture Is,
"Will It Pav?" As he gets 200 a
night for delivering It two hundred
nights next-season, it Is fair to pre
sume It wlljj f
When Ale.fhniit the buffalo over
the plain he will be obliged live in
a shanty. We once knew of a King
who always 11 ved In Ashantee, and if
a King could, w hy not a Grand Duke?
The cattle plague gnats.
STO V ES1 NSI' HA N'CK, ETC,
OLD STOVE DEPOT.
GOOK, PARLOH AND BOX,
Of tho best pnttenw.
AUO 1 Ml, RHKET IROS AXB P
And the mnal assortment of fiiniUhUiK
goods to Iw obtained in tin store.
Itcpatm nenfly and promptly ciocntcd,
on reasonable terms.
Short rrrkonlnirs make loll ft friends.
ritOXT STREET, ALBANY.
Dec. s, uss-1
THE SA-Jf FRANCISCO STORE,
Corner Mmt and Ferry Kts.t Albany,
Keap constantly on hand
A Full Assortment of Woven,
Pumps, and Tinware.
And will lmve for sale the celebrated
DIAMOND ROCK COOK STOVK.
Alo mannflicture all kinds of
Tl 51, ' PPKU ti hllEKI' IUOJJ WAKE,
In the best style, at lowest rales, for cash
or country produce.
Always on band,
Fall Supply of Pure Wines & Liquors,
For medicinal purposes only.
A well selected stock of
GROCERIES AND CROCKERY
Will alw ays be found at my establishment.
I will sell all goods in my house, for cash
or produce on delivery, cheaper tluin over
before offered In this market.
All kinds of repairing done, on short
notice, and entire ratuaactton warranted,
St my stove and tin store.
Nov. 11M1 Jl'I.ll S UKADWOHL.
FIRE! FIRE! FIRE!
"A Stitch In Time Hayes Mat,"
Fire and Marine Insurance Company,
No. 410 and 418 California St.,
I SAN FBASC1SOO, CALIFORNIA.
Stockholders Individually Liable.
Cash capital, in gold coin, - - t73O,00O 00
Deposit In Oregon, 50,000 00
Losses promptly and equitably ad
P..ID IN GOLD COIN.
I'lnS COMPANY HAVING COMPLIED
1 w ith the laws of Oregon, by making n
deposit of fifty thousand dollars, Is now
prepared to effect Insurance against loss or
damage by Are, and also against murine
and Inland navigation risks, on liberal
UL'STAVK TOUCH A It D, President.
Ciias. D. UAVUt, Secretary.
J.O. MENDENH ALL, Agent , Albany.
SETTLES! IRE'S NURSERY,
Six Miles Hoath of Albany, Linn Co.,
NEAR THE RAILROAD.
ISODICIT THE ATTENTION OP ALL
persons desiring; to purchase fruit trees
to call and examine my stock, which is
composed of the largest and lest selection
In the State, consisting of armies, pears.
cherries, plums, prunes, gmitcs. blackber
ries, currants aim roses, aiso, DJaon ana
miMV nuiiitu, 1..- 'iiiMi nuiiiui, miim.ii,
pecan, roduud, honey locust, hacklierry,
and a number of other varieties of trees'
nnd plants too numerous to mention, nil of
Wlltou are olicred at tow rates.
IIKMt V W. MSTTLEMJIIE.
Dee. 17, WTO-U
Notice tff Copartnership.
NOTICE ISHKREHYUIVEX TIIATTHE
tlrni of Betudi A Montcbh. Iicn i, (,,
engaged In the milling business In thecltv
of Albany. Linn Co., Oregon. did, oil the
1st tiny ot August, isi, ussoctato with
themselves Henry Myers and A. S. Knox,
In the milling business, under tlio linn
name of Ik-ncli, Montetth ft Co.
Allsuiy, or., Oct. 21, ls,l-7v4w
I.. Main. H. K. Yoaany. 1,
Wholesale aad Retail
BOOTS, SHOES, ETC.
Agents for All Kinds of
SE WING II A CHINES,
Celebrated Bain Wagon!
OXEY CA NOT BUY IT,
FOR SIOHT IS PRICELESS!
WE NOW WIB A ULA8S TO THE
, public which is pronmmced by J"
most celebrated opticians of the world to
be the meat perfect, nntnral, artllhdsj help
to the hninan eye ever known. They are
ground under onr own supen Islon, at onr
own uiaauatctorj', in New Haven, and are
so constructed that the core or center of
the lensnoinrs directly In front of the eye,
CI.EAK AD BDITIIMT VISION,
As In the natural, healthy sight, and pre
venting all unpleasant sensations, such as
glimmering and wavering of sight, dull
ness, etc., peculiar to nil 01 hers In use.
These glasses are manufactured from mi
nute crystal pcMilcs melted together, aud
nertTe flieli iisnw, "Hdimomt,' ou aceouut
or their hardiiessand brilliancy. Tlieyare
mounted Inl be finest manner, at our own
mauuactory, In all stylos of gold, silver,
steel, rubber, and shell frames, of the best
quality. Their durability can not be sur
passed, and their finish is such as will snlt
the must fastidious. None genuine unless
bearing our trade-mark, O stamped on
For sale by the principal opticians and
Jewelers, throughout the country. Manu
factured by J. E. Spencer ft Co., practical
opticians, New York. For sale only by
Dealers in watches, clocks. Jewelry, sliver
ware, etc., Albany, tiregoa.
Entered according to act of Congress. In
the year IMS, by J. K. Spencer ft Co., in Hie
clerk's office of the District Court of the
r nlted States, for ihc Southern District of
New York. SOvS
NstE ASID n tttiM;
SAN FltANCISCO, CAL.
Total Asset .Mold .. i,777,20.8:
A. J. RALSTON..
. 1 1'lrd'li'nt.
. . ice l'reslt
The leading fire nnd marine insurance
company 011 tins const.
00.000 deposited in Oregon.
Losses promptly um! equitably adjusted
ana paid m gom com.
LAUD A TILTON, Gen. Agents
For Oreaon and Wnshlngton Terry,
JOHN 0KK, Agent,
ALBANY, OREUOH. Kv3y
IUIB NEW ENGLAND Ml'TUAL LIFE
Insurance Company, of Boston, Is the
only company on doing business ou this
coast governed y no
afasoaehnaesta Non-forftdtnrc law,
This company was Incorporated A. D
1833, and lias accumulated assets of over
The following lapsed isillcies have been
paid on tills coast, under tuts law :
No. of Over dae at Amount
policy. time of death. insured
13.114 A months. .1,000
M.iili! 4 months. 10,000
a montiis. i.uwi
8a, KM 10 (lavs' Ot
3'I,M9 11 months. 6,000
Hnd theabove policies been In any other
company they would Itavo boon forfcttod.
Tlie above facts speak for themselves,
and to the wise and prudent further com
ment is unnecessary...
EVER80N ft MIDDLEMIflft,
(ien. Agents, Sim Francisco. "
t. FLINN, Local Agent,
SASH, BUND, AND DOOR
8. II. ALTHOI SF. J. P. DAtTCEKffTO.
ALTHOUSE & CO.,
Ijou Ksreei) on the Rlvr Bank,
Keep on hand a full assortment, and are
FURNISH TO ORDER,
Do6rs, Sasli, Bliuds, aad
CROWN, PANEL, BAND A RECTION
Of all sizes. .
WINDOW AND DOOR FRAMES,
1 1 And .
AUoiaier kincla ofBallding Material.
ALSO; ntEPAREO TO DO MILL
work, furnish shaker fkns, sigrag
shakers, suet loo fans, driving pulleys of
any Mud, at our factory' ou Lyon street (on
the river bank), next below MnrkbamU
warehouse. ALTHOUSK ft CO.
Albany, Feb. 10, im-U
Bat the Bransons!
First and Broadnlblu sis.
ATTENTION PAID TO
ORDERS OF ALL KIIDS
FROM 8. F. AND THE EAST,
THE LARGEST LOT
TVew and Elegant
EVZR 8R0U0HT TO ALBANYf
Come and Sao lit