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About The Albany register. (Albany, Or.) 1868-18?? | View Entire Issue (Feb. 23, 1872)
The children of John Slidell
have brought suit to recover their
. father's eUte, confiscated in New
Orlean during the war.
Hon. R.S. Greene, Assistant Jus
tice of Washington Territory,
reaclies regularly at Oylmpia, on
Henry Brown, for murdering a
Chinaman at Seattle last fall, goes
to, tlie Penitentiary for twenty
" The telegraphic cable across tlie
straits of Victoria is still disabled.
Stock is dying on many parts of
Vancouver Island, also on the main
land. Tlie funeral of Mrs. W. B. Astor
took place on the 10th, at Grace
Church, New York.
At the suggestion of Achbishop
McClosky, several Catholic lergy
men of New York are trying to in
duce the Irish Societies not to pa
rade on St. Patrick's day.
Charles Hale was eonfirmed As
sistant Secretary of State on the
19th, by the New York Senate.
Seth Johnson, the embezzling
clerk of New York, was sentenced
to one year's imprisonment nd a
tine of $40,000, on tlie 19th.
Solomon M. Towne, author of
"Towne's Speller," died in Charles
town, Mats., last Saturday, aged
Thomas A. Watts was shot, in
Boston on the 19th, prolrably fatally,
by Charles Kimball, aged 19 years.
A young lady was the cause.
Charges are being brought
asrainst Judges Barnard, Cordoza
and McCune for abuses, by the New
York Bar Association.
In the Senate, Scott presented the
majority report of the Ku Klux
Committee on the 19th. It was ac
companied by a bill which proposes
to extend the operation of the law
to May 7th, and authorizes tlie sus.
pension of the hafoiis corpus act
until tlie end of the next session of
Congress. The report also re
commends the passage of a general
but not universal amnesty bill.
A bill to suspend the duty on
coffee passed by a vote of 153 to
Cole introduced a bill in the Sen
ate on the 19th, directing the Post
master General to provide immedi
ately by contract or otherwise for
transportation of the California
mails around the blockade portions1
of the Pacific Railroad.
A bill was introduced in tlie
nousc to refund the cotton tax col
lected lrom 1865 to 1868.
A conspiracy has been discovered
in France in which three Generals
under the late Emperor are leaders.
Mr. Brower, one of the blockaded
IMSsengcM from New York, died at
the Lick House, San Francisco, on
tlie 19th, from the effects of expo
sure and fatigue during the block
ade. Over one hundred thousand let
ters were received at San Francisco
from the East on the 'opening of tlie
The New York World is repon
sJtie for saying that Gladstone de
ities the utterance of the offensive
faamges reported in his recent
speedics in the House of Commons.
Chaffle, of Colorado, is represent
ed as working fcasHy) gain sup
port for his plan of consolidating
Territories into States, or with
States already existing. He pro
poses to unite Colorado with Wyo
ming, Dakota with Nebraska, Utah
with Nevada, Washington with
Oregon, and Arizona with Califor
nia. He proposes to leave New
Mexico as a Territory and Alaska
as a Province.
A fire at Washington, Indiana,
v on the 19th, destroyed eleven busi
ness houses oo Main street, though
most of the goods were saved. Loss
Alexis left New Orleans on the
19th to join the Russian fleet
& js now reported that J. W.
Forney will he appointed Postmas
(er General in place of Creswcll.
The revolutionists were reported
as moving on San Luis Potosv,
twelve thousand stronir, under
Trevins, commander, on the 20th.
Four cases of small pox lave ap
peared in San Francisco.
The Empress of Germany recent
ly oflered Alfred Tennyson a situa
tion as her private secretary.
Deer Lodge, Montana, has just
lost eighteen buildings by fire. Loss
Tlie Pacific Railroad was repre
sented clear, east and west, on the
At the R republican primary
meetings held in St Louis on the
19th, resolutions were adopted op
posing any or - all movements or.
measures hostile to Repuhl'can prin
ciples, or the National Republican
party, ami pledging support to the
nominees of the National Conven
tion. Tlie South Salem saw mills lost
a boom of logs in the flood on Mon
Ochooo valley has lost but very
During 187rrSnfon City Post-
office issued $17,243 in money or
ders. Tlie San Francisw JJullttin has
tlie following :
There is a sling used by the boys
in this city which is not only a source
of annoyance, but there is a great
deal of danger attached to its use.
It is made oi wire ami india rubber,
and throws a jiea, with which it is
usually charged, with force sufficient
to drive it through a pane of glass
from a distance of several yanls. In
an experiment at the establishment
where it is made it drove a buck
shot through a halt-inch plank.
Aimed with this weapon the school
boys are a source of dread to both
pedestrians and tliose who ride, and
in several instances have drawn
blood with their shots from those
they hit. Something should be
done to prohibit or limit the use
of this dangerous plaything or some
serious accident will haj pen.
Ctriun T iVll fll.UMS. 111 re-nOUSC
to an Inquiry made by a subscriler in
Coo eountv, we yesterday visited the
Swamp Law Department and were
introdiKiil bv tlie Swamp Land clerk
to tlie mysteries tlareof. After satis
fying our projier Inquiry wc made other
inquiries and got liold of certain hu
morous features of life under tlie
Swamp Land Act. The most compre
hensive claim yet filed was presented
by the ox-fieuaior over in w
commenced "three marine leagues at
sea" ami (leseribed tlie State bound
aries and laid claim to all the Swamp
Lands located tliereiu. It is safe to
call this a joke but there it is regular
ly on tile and an undoubted satire it Is
upon the Swamp Land Act from high
Democratic authority. There is a
rough joke current in this connection
that being asked if he had filed on all
tlie lakes, the jokit replied tltat his
claim didn't include the lake of fire
and brimstone whieli lie left to be
taken by Hen O , of Lane county.
ami as tliat gentleman lias quite lately
fli.wl .I.. nTlU..ii ncrrc v'irlnlHlv Itera
ted, may lie he ls concluded to lap
over on to tlie remaining lake. Tliere
Is a storv, also, tliat lien. Hayden et
at, filed a description of certain 1
000 acres over on the Bkkreal and
clamed, some as swamp lauds. The
description tallied with the ex-Sena
torial rami, ana wnen ine eiever gen
tleman who acts as Land Agent care
fully read over the allegations at tlwse
alligators to tlie statesman whose
swine feed on tlie swamps of the Klek
real. Is; consigned Ben. Harden et al..
to the. lake ol tire and brimstone afore
said, and declared that he Intended to
file on lien's uuderwear as school
lands. This was another joke, of
course, but that gentleman's Jokes are
apt to verge on satire, and tan one Is
just as good as if it was of record.
Tliese Tittle incidents show that the
Swamp Land Act, discreditable as it
is, serves to point a moral and adorn
a tale. Statesman.
A good story is told of a teacher wIh
was talking to her scliolaw regarding
the order ot the higher beings. It was
a very profitable subject, and one in
which the children took sn uncommon
interest. She told them tliat the angels
came first in perfection, and when she
asked t hem who came next, and was
readily answered by one boy "Man,"
she felt encouraged to ask: .
"What comes next to man f "
And liere a little shaver, who was
evidently smarting under a defeat in
tlie proceeding question, immediately
distanced all eouiptitors, by promptly
"Ills undershirt, ma'am P'
A woman traveling on tlie Grand
Trunk Hallway of Canada, had a ticket
on which was printed "Geod only for
this train and the day received, Not
good to stop over."' But she did stop
over, and wlien she attempted to re
sume her journey, she was put off the
cars. For this tlie railroad company
has paid $1,000 and costs.
An Irishman who was recently ran
over by a train of cars, got up and
aA-mI for hla ran. and said hn. "would
not run another such a risk a that for
Ctodnstt papers omit an issue en
account of 'the Inclemency of the
bad lived over 100 year without a itdf
The editor of Harper's WW pu
a great deal in a few words, as M
"A party which, while defending
and extending human slavery, called
itself Democratic, and while actively
In one pari of tlie country, and
siwly in the other, trylngwoverthrow
tlie (ioveniment, called Itsell t oiivtt
atlve, may also when foiled in the
attempt to destroy tlie Ootistitntion.
solemnly called itself Constitutional.
TIic motley liost called tlie Democrat
ic party i quite as uncoiistitutional as
It is democratic, and .as conservative as
it is constitutional."
The Ecming P.wrf. of Xcw York,
Itself an anti-tiraut paper, rebukes the
scurrilous course of a portion of tlie
press toward Gen. Grant. It says:
"Tlie friends of tlie President are not
tlie only p 'rsons who will be lieaflilv
glad to'lcirn that there is not a word
of evidence which tends to implicate
Mr. Grant In any of the scandalous
transactions with which lie has lieen
charged by partisan opponents in con
nection with the custom Ikhisc.
Tlie evidence affords no excuse for as
sailing his iersoiial Integrity, and
journals which liave indulged their
temper III aspersions f this Wnd w ould
act w isely to retract them at. once."
Here arc a few extracts from Brick
Pomeroy's Democra' :
Hie Democratic jiarty to-day is but
a chain of political rings nangrtng
from tliewatcli-fobof a most iufrmpus.
corrupt and cowardly aristocracy.
Tlie Chairman of tlie National lHmo
craile Committee, August Belmont, is
a nice man in his way : nut no more
fit for tlie piwttioii lie liohis than the
infernal regions lor a powder-house.
Tliere is not in all his veins one drop
of pure Democratic Mood; not a wish
in liis heart in sympathy with the peo
ple, except that kind of sympathy a
st-ige-driver has fiir his horses, which
lie can drive so many miles in so many
minutes earning so many dollars by
In Washington, as elsewlicre, tlie
Ilcy Democrats ot tlie ianil are pipc-
avine. wire-iiuiiuiz, scueming, noi
nobbing, sitting politically cheek-hy-
jowL looking for a candidate who nev
er lias offended anvone, who has plen
ty of monev. either of bis own or
throusrli bis friend. to spend for elec
Homering purposes, that tlicy, tlie
whie-bibbiiig, would-be managers of
the party may be made rich.
Here is wliat the Mobile fininter
savs of Grcely's paper: The Xcw
York Trihmte "is a singular .specimen
of politieai Inconsistency just now a
maeliine blowing hot and cold 'out ot
the same hole. On one page we find
an abuse of Grant and a ventilation in
favor of the One-term party, while on
another is a defense of Schenck as a
speculator in mining stocks, am a
using up of Sclrarz for plotting against
the Administration. In all our life we
never before saw a more complete case
of mhlle liwjijimj across the fence.
We dou't know exactly why, but
tlie Xew York Sun reminds ns" strik
ingly of tlie smutty little liootblaok
Around tlie corner, who "shines for
all." OWcjo Pott.
The first newsaper published in
Chicago was the Chicago Dtmoerat, is
sued by John Calhoun, Xoveniber iM,
While a woman with a sick child in
her arms was being tried in an Eng
lish police court, a snort time since,
the child died.
A Cincinnati paper says tliat the
location of tlie Union Pacific deot
grounds at Omaha, G. F. Train' prop
erty, will make him worth over tloo,
000,000, Tliere is a young girl In Virginia
who wears bullets lu the lorni ot a
Maltese cross, which were extracted
from the belies of her fatlier and brotli
er, wlw were killed in tlie seige of
Pulverized alum ami common salt
put on a piece of cotton into a hollow
tooth will stop its aching in a very few
Tlie pulse ofpur domestic animals as
given by Vatel in his Veterinary Pa
thology, is as follows: Horse from 32
to 38 pulsations a minute , ox or cow
25 to 42; ass 48 to 54; sheep 70 to 70;
dog 90 to 100, cat 1 10 to 120; rabbit 120;
guinea pig 140; duck 135; hen 1 10.
Tlie Chicago Post says: Mrs. Potter
Palmer, at lier Xew Year's reception,
wore a $2,000 dress, $25,000. finger
rings and a $15,000 necklace. The dress
was a handsome brown brocade, trinied
with rows of pheasant breasts mid
looped with scarlet fuschias. Hex hus
band is the gentleman who is reported
to have exclaimed in tragic acseuts,
the d'ly after the fire: "I'm a beggar !
I'm a beggar!" We'd like toe a
beggar. . .a:, i
"Wish you a liappy Xew. Yfifir."'
came twice to James Fist Jr.V(nve
days before lie w as shot. Willi one o f
these greetingscame a painting oflijui
self seated in a carriage behind, j'ix-in-liand,
which was presented hhri fiy
Henry Harly at a cost of i;WM, with
tlie other came an opera glau jupon
which five hundred little diamonds
twinkled, costing $5,000 to the thirty
friends who gave it. , .
Tlie Houston, Texas. Union says :
The rapid extension of the railroad
Central, tlie Western Branch, theGreat
Northern, tlie International, tlie Missouri-Kansas,
the Texas Pacific and
others have had such an awakening
effect upon tlie minds and material in
terests of tlie people that a man who
opposes or quibbles about them is voted
a fogy and a bore, and will not be list
enedto. On with tlie railroads ts the
cry everywhere all over Texas. And
they are going on and winning support
and confidence of tlie people of the State
Railroads alone can develope Texas
lute a rich and prosperous State.
Dr. Guthrie, in a recent address told
a very suggestive story, to this eftect :
A friend of his questioned a little boy,
said : "When your fatlier and mother
forsake you, Johnny, do yon know
who will take you up?" -Yes, sir,"
said be. "And who?" saidMrtMend.
"The Police," was Johnny's an-
"The? Who Have Nothing for Sale
are Farthest from Market "
A. CAROTHERS & CO.,
WllO KX0W THIS TO BE TIU'E,
Are sow kinj, lid U cowUntly re-
cciriox additions to,
The Largest Sloc k of Goods
USUAL TO THEIR TRADE
AT SUCI1 PRICES
Purchaser Shall be Satisfied.
Besides a Large Stack of
Pails,Ihe Stuffs, and Oils,
The 7 keep
Finest Tobacc& Cigars
USUAXLY OBTAINED IN
NO ARTICLE SOLD '
But what is
Guaranteed To Be
JUST AS REPRESENTED,
tLxxmt be Good.
First and Broadnlbin Sis.,
ATTETIOM PAID TO
ORDERS OF ALL klHS
liST HIS LINE.
FROM S.F. AND THE EAST,
THE LARGEST LOT
New and Elegant
EVER BROUfiHT TO ALBANY I
Come and See itt
.MILUN;ay, bB&S$j MAKING
MILLINERY, DRESS MAKING,
A SD -
LADIES' ASD cfllLDUEX'S
1HK VXPEHSKiNKII HAS OfEXEn A
in- s iH-k of iiiilliniTy gixulii, trim
mtnam teHra' "1 rMMren t'limlahlnK
jdNxlii, il nil klmls, of tin' In'rt nml mmt
fnxhionnlilr si lo. lii-li xlw mt-r in ilie
U'lii'A of AHwny uml HuiToiindiii cuunlry
ut tbe lowest in.c.. In I he
Oreii Making Department
l KiiiiraiiU'e entire mtiatketlon, l lmivoi
riA i .LTir: :
ioil, dm Alwiiysnn llnnd, h1ie'ui
rMMMiiK' nutty tn1e nmler rlnthinK,
eloulis, ieks, n)ii'ons, ele.
nrciut TrliMina-- An extensive va
riety of Kilk, mtln, eollon mid wooWn
drew trimmingH, ulways In stoi-o.
('tonkins;. Unney-eonihtmebiii end
waier-prooi cloili.ot I lie beet qoaltltee.
I'nn, Ete. I iSdlea' and ehildrenl enin
plctenetsof Hint nnd strendowii, of lalett
'bla;non. latest styles constant!? on
hand, in low tV-piros.
.ninrellnueom. I.fnini;-. and Hndinirs
ol all gmtl.- aliil iiuilitu, u (nil KKiOrl
UKIlt. J At i IN KTf, Ml' SUNS. KM 1!H d 1 "Kit lt-
IdATKH I.INI'.N. KID ANI M.h
ol' III. It VAttlETIKS Ol'
MUIVKS, IIiisk. B'fO.
My deleiminat ion lielnn lo irlve al isfne-
tlon in style and quality ot work and
prires, I ask n share of jmlilie pntrotMlgv,
fall ai more
Opposite A. Carotbers Sc. Co.,
First street. Alhnnr. Oregon.
MKNhl'.SIIAl.l. A tiOIILKY.
Mils. I'. P. MEMIKMIALI..
Mils. SAK.UI li. OOMKY.
C.Vxent for Mrs. CarisMiler'n Cii.i
bratkii Imixs Moiifi.. Nov. , 7Mv4
I'ATKNT GATK, ETC.
Self-Opening and Self-Closing
PATENTED I1Y JtiHN WCKASON,
a June 4, ISiT.
tpHK BATK is s CONSTRUCTED That
1 w hen the vehiele approaehes It I ho
wheels on one side mss over a lever whleh
Is eonneeted to the tone liinnehyarod.
tbu.ojicnlnK the gate Ijefnrc you ninl fast
enini! II ojieu. After (foina through, thn
earrlajie ixissi's over a similar lever, also
oonneetea vrith I heaate hlnxe, runslnatho
gate, in lis rotation, to shut liehind you
No Getting Out of Tour Vehicle f '
So Raising of Latches Nor Pulling
Exeept tlie 'rililiotis"of your team. It is
Till'. "LAZY MAJi'sl GATE,"
"Dead Open and Shut."
This (rate is simple in ilseonstniction,
lioth of Iron and wood work, and not likely
to Bet out of order. If a mjit, cheap auto
Is desired, It may lie made light, wll h three
cross liars ot wood and one-fourth ineli
wire, neatly curved ut the top. the lower
end hid Ul the. hotlom liar, whleh is the
style of a factory made Kale. The Bates
are now in practical use In several of the
conn tics around on Francisco, and plenty
of tosttmonliuaB (ulrlai given.
THOMAS J. SAFFORD,
Having purchased tlio
Right for Linn Co., Orrfon,
Has now on hand. and will nmnufaelure
the uIkivc desorUiedgate. Wherevcril has
hecn used It has received Ihe highest en
comiums, as the large number of ecrtill
mtes from pinminent farmers in ull lsirts
of the country, now In my hands, will
Of All Descriptions,
On hand and nuinuthct tired In order.
Blacksmlthiug and ltepalrlng
Done to order at most reasonable rales.
Shop f)t of Ferry strwt.oinxiHite Ih-aeh,
Montelth A C'o.'s flonrinu' nrflls.
THOMAS J. SAFFORD.
Allium . Oct. 28, 1S71-SV4
STOVES I NSMIAXCK, ETC.
OLD STOVE DEPOT.
E A N E S .
COOK, PAULOIl AXD BOX,
Of the liest ttcrn.
AW t TW, ailKKT IROM ASB fOP-
Ami- tlie wnlal assortment of furnishing
. tote obtained In a tin store.
Repairs neatly and promptly caecntcd,
on reasonable terms.
FRONT 8TRXBT, AtiBAST.