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About The Albany register. (Albany, Or.) 1868-18?? | View Entire Issue (April 26, 1872)
immih coast news.
Italian (Mttimeiion PugetSound
are very wieeessful.
Some of the Olympia preachers
are praising themselves up in long
articles to San Francisco jiaiers.
"Self praise is half scandal."'
A man named Constant Cornelier
do Grandehamps was instantly kill
7" , 7,7 """'
the 18th of March. He was work-
ingnt a bank, which suddenly env-
od uxn him with such force -as to
crush his skull.
The Olympia Tribune hoists the
name of (leu. J. W. Spragne at the
head of its colnm: s for I telegate to
Congress, subject to the choice of
the Territorial Convention, to lie
held at Kalama on the 20th inst.
Other Territorial papers think it
would he a good and strong nomi
nation, and that Spragne would ac
7'he silver production in Neva
da for lsTl toots up 2,000,000,
of which theComstock .Mine furn
ishes $11,000,000, the liochoMt?4,
(100,000 and the Eureka 52,000,.
Governor Goodwin a;l others
are about to organize a company to
build a p'ank road between Kala
ma, W. T., and the Lewis ri Ver set
tleinents. It is computed that the
road will cost 20,000.
The lloseburg I'liniKlenl-r says:
A telegram from headquarters was
.wived in town last week to the
ellirt that the Hoseburg route hail
Ikvii accepted hy the railroad com
pany, ami that the road would be
constructed through our thriving
little town. This was indeed grate
ful ii.tiilliimen, tn tlm .;;.yo.,u . .('
ItoacbnivrUio effect of which will
soon Is' observable iuthcii crease of
business and material prosjieii'y.
Several brick buildings are lieiug
built at Eugene City this spring,
I lev. 1.1). Driver is reported as
doing a good work in the towns
and milling camps on Pnget Sound.
California wine can be made tor
fifteen cents a gallon.
The new tariff of British Colnm-
bia, which admits flour tree from ;
duty, has gone into effect.
hugene City was well supplied ,
with venison last week, the ruling
price being eight cents.
A daughter of Joseph Ledger-
wood, of .Myrtle Creek, Dongas
county, aged about ten years, died '
last Wednesday from the effects of j
bums received the day before. Tlie
child's clothes caught on tire from a !
spark from the fire-place, and in her
frght slie ran out of the house, fol
wed by her parents, and when 1
overtaken her body was completely
enveloped in flames.
The following is from thc Port
land Hull ft in of the 22d inst.:
We were informed by Captain Slier-1
lxnirne, one of the passengers by
the Cussie Telfair, that a great ex-
citement prevails at Sitka on ac
count of thc discovery of rich silver
mines within a half a mi.e of that
town. The Captain showed us a
siiecimen of solid silver which had !
lieen cut from the mines, aim! states j The snow on the Cascade monn
that the silver is perfectly free in a tains is reported very deep reach-
great many instances of quartz. He !,,,i,,ui. i-. ,
. , ... ' mg the saddle skirts m some nla
also informs us that gold has lieen j , 1
found. A considerable quantity ot 0PS'
ore has lieen brought down by the From the Portland Orcfonian
G untie Telfair, and will be taken to ! we learn that George Carroll, a na
San Francisco to he assayed. Some j tive of Norway, aged about SO, a
of the quartz will 1 assayed here. , mymnm mot ,,ig ,k,t) ,ast
Also this: We were shown w-!J-d .i,iu .v.:,.. t. ,.i,
yesterday by Captain Sherboun
some sieciniens oi agates and crvs-
tals. which he believes to 1 din. I
monds, whiph were1 found by him :
at Alaska. 1 le intends taking ttiem
with him to San Francisco for cut-!
uns; nou iiunjj. iie nas also a
ppectmoii of petrified cedar, which
was fbu i id on the licachnenr Unera.
and he says there is any quantity of
li on me ocacn at mat place. The
limcn he has he inteiulu luL-in.r
w,i, i. i c, 8
YV oixlu aid ( Garden, Nan Fran- j
Mm. Charles Ham of Dallas
filled a lamp with non-explosivc
oil on Wednesday evening of last
week, and now the doctor thinks
she may recover. 7'he lamp, how.
ever, is unrestorable, and it will
cost many -dollars to repair the
Arrivals from tho Lone Pine
still shaking at intervals, with no
m siting is very brisk and
ful iu Utah.
A .Marion county cow has given
j ,,irth t0 fOT calvcs 8,1 o t,ic'" of
a pure white color, and perfectly
A daily is to lie published by the
Mercury company at Salem, com -
; mcucing tliis week.
A San Francisco )iaper publishes
the following telegram : ".I. Kger -
ton Hogg, on behalf of a company
of capitalists, has purchased the
Kow)Urg 8IKl , l:ay Hoad
Company, with their land grant in
Oregon, amounting to 125,000
Students attending the Willa-
mette University rent houses and
keep Bachelors I fall.
7'he first mill stone brought to
Oregon is lying in an old barn near
the Woolen mills at Salem. It is
about sixteen inches in diameter.
7'he Salem Stntmit'tn hears
complaints from fanners in that sec
tion that wolves are ki lingotfquite
a number of sheep, and suggests a
grand wolf hunt.
Salem has One individual who
lias crossed the plains seven times.
Yamhill county is plagued with
Ochoco valley is filling up- with
a good class of people. The pres.
out year will witness quite an in
crease to the population.
.Mr. Thomas I'. Sheridan, of
Douglas county, has received a pair
of pure Angora goats, from Calilbr
nia, says the Ettxiyn.
A Committee consisting of one
hundred members has lieen organ- j
ized in San Francisco, for the pin
pose of considering the interests of
the city, iii resort to railroads and j
"llu'r imPrtB"t " effecting
Ague-colored cucumliers have
made their apearauce in the Port-
Judge O, S. Jacobs, of Olympia,
positively declined the nomination I
for delegate to Congress from Wash-
Tlie Seattle Coal Company have
received nine mules for their works I
whose cost aggregated J 8,000.
D. K. Lord, of Vancouver) bad
his arm bruised and smashed bv
the falling of a girder while moving
a house last week.
G. Bullceu, chief machinist in
tlie Fort Madison Mills, had his
leg crushed, week before last, while
making repairs to the mill,
The primaries in Olympia and
throughout the county have been
carried against Oartieldc.
-Mr. Wiliam Blantonhasdiseor. ,
ered a qtiary of genuine marble on j
his place, a few miles south of Eu
7'he Dalles votes her new skat
ing rink a success.
Salem has a Zetagathenean so-
Clety. It is intended to promote
l'ie Iransmagniticanbaiiciality of its :
James A. Waymirc, lawyer of
; Salem, has removed to Sacramento,
of fa M t ftd Isd.iw
of tlie stoam tug Heattluto Wlow
luc hm 01 Mommn sireei, m uiai
ii i . ir i5 ,i . ..
citv - He had made one successful
descent, but the next proved bis last,
His death was occasioned by con-
gtstion of the brain, caused by the
stoppage of the supply of airfuriiish-
ed him through the supply pipe,
Portland ladies are making their
calculations tor t ie summer season
A dump cart upsetting broko a
boy's leg in Portland last week.
South Nalemites are to have gas
introduced into their burg.
J. B. Foster, of Baker county,
has captured a bald eagle full grown
which has become quite docile.
$14,000 is the estimated cost of
running the municipal government
ot Salem for the next year.
Prominent citizens ot Walla
Walla offer (1,000 for the detection '
and arrest of the burglars who stole
that 120,000 from tho county trcas-
nry. Kyger has resigned, and Ma-
M0' lfc li' ltm 1,8S lu
Treasurer in his place.
7'he gold diggings on Colorado
river are averaging ten to twenty
1 dollars a day.
Two carrier pigeons were brought
Hp to Portland on the Ajnx, on her
1 last trip,
.Miss Carrie Moore is on the "rob
lers" again in San Francisco.
The Oregonutn has a little ro-
mance like this: 7'wenty-tive years
ago, a couple married. Domestic
"'""hies followed not long after and
they separated, then divorced. In
time both united tlieir destinies
with other mates. Time passed on,
and the mate of the gentleman died,
a little longer and the mate of the
lady "passed in l.iseheeks." 7'hen
the divorced couple met again, re-
newod their acquaintance, took a
Sober second thought, and have
concluded to marry again.
The Idaho Ifenild has suspend-
Business of all kinds is dull at
Oregon City intends having a
calico party soon.
Father Herman, temperance lec-
turer, is the oldest Jason in Ore -
The upset ting of a skiff came
very near drowning two young
bucks of Oregon City, the other
Some of the valley towns are al-'
ready preparing to celebrate tin
Fourth of .lulv.
Washington comity has sown and
is sowing an
immense amount of
James 0. Watts, of Wheatland,
has found himself, or rather found
out who he is, after remaining in
ignorance of that fact for twenty-
two years. He was taken from
New Albany, Indiana, in 1850, and
i brought to Oregon, lieing too young
to tfpmcmber his genealogy, which
lie has just succeeded in tracing
Judge Wi'son visited the Uni-
ver ity at Salem on Thursday of last I 0M the cve,,i,,g of tl,e 18th
week "and addressed the students on j Tlie Salt'm StQfysmm protests
the subject of Ed ucation. I le takes ; aai"st thc shallowness of the tbun
considerable pride in the University, j ,1ation "ow bei,g laid for tlle 1K!W
he was the first student of the school i
who received from it the degree of
Master of Arts.
A fine M. E. Church is to be built
at Cornelius this summer. The
building is to lie 31 feet wide and
54 feet long, and to lie finished in
About $8.50 has al
ready been subscribed, though the
subscription paper has only just be
gun to lie circulated.
l'Vom the Oregon City Enter
prise we learn that Henry C. Bcr-
ringer was shot by James Cordon,
at Linn City, on last Friday morn
ing, and died about 7 o'clock
Chinamen enjoy a monopoly of
the vegetable peddling in Los An
geles. Wheat is bringing 2 per bushel
at Missoula, Montana.
7'he went earthquake let the !
bottom out of the well of Josiah
Rogers, near Nevada. The well
has never been without water in
the driest season, but since the earth, j
quake shocks the water has disap-
leared, untjl there is not a bucket- !
air. Warriner, of Payette, wasat i
Boise City a few days ago, with
eignty seven ami a halt ounces of
gold dust, which he had assayed at
the U. S. Assay office at that place.
7'he bar was Pi)7 fine, and brought
81,500 75 coin. Mr. W. thinks
that this bar netted him a profit of
$235 41, by the government assay,
over what he would have realized
tor his dust had he lieen compelled
to have sold at tho old rates lif.
teen dollars and a half per ounce.
Efforts are being made by sub-
scription to rai.se the necessary funds j
, . I . . ! I 1 . , ..I....1. u 1 1 . .1... I
to oiiiiu pi;uiK nnwi nioug toe :
beach trom .Niattie towanls tlie
Rev. Thomas E. Dickey has re
ceived an unanimous call from ves
try of St. John's Church, at Olym-
pia, to become rector ot tlie parish,
wllicl1 10 ,18 accepted.
Kev. Daniel Bagley has donated
the laud and building known as tlie
Brown Church, in Seattle, to the! Spring is unusually late in Utah,
j Frst S,rt,,odkt ''h'h, putting it .and mining operations are retarded
into the hands of trustees for such
me. The whole is worth about
ijil.OOO. A liberal gift.
The crops in Yamhill county
William M. Laughead oners!
himself as an independent candidate
for the oflice of County Clerk of
Marion county wants to beat the
' Cpwards oft wo thousand fanns
were taken and improved in Wash-
: ingtou Territory last year by actual
Gov. Woods says that eighty-five
! I'1' ecnt. of the one hundred thous-!
!aid peop'e in I ' Uh are Mormons,
seventy r cent, of whom are di
rectly under the influence of Brig.
ham Young. With this state of
things the Governor thinks it
would be disastrous for the Terri
tory to be made a State.
J'ev. Horatio Ktebbius is the
llecche of San Francisco, ('alitor-
nia, and successor ofthelate lament -
I ed Starr King. 1 1 is present salary,
Sarah Winnemucea, "Queen of
the Piutes," has thrown herself
away upon a young Lieutenant at
1 Salt Lake City.
r.righam Young heads the peti-
tion tor the, immediate construction
j of public works at Salt Lake,
A society for the prevention ot
cruelty to animals is in a working
Forty Japanese students for New
! York have lately arrived in San
Japan is delighted with the re-
ecption of Iwakura's Embassy in
7 wo hundred hives of bees were
received in Sacramento, Cal., on the
17th, in excellent condition.
Two million dollars worth of old
Jajiaiiesc gold coin was received in
San Francisco, recently, to lie refin
ed to the new standard and sent
back for coinage.
Mrs. Keeler, a widow of San
Francisco, fell dead of heart dis-
co,,rt 1,ouse m t,,at c,t'-
(loose Lake tanners sowed wheat
A fine brick hotel is to lie built
iu Eugene this summer. j
Polk county has finished grain '
A calf without eves was found
among the cattle ot William Byliee,
Jacksonville, recently. It was a
7'ip. Plymale, Democratic can
didate tor county Judge of Jackson
county, had a head put on him on
Tuesday of last week, by Wm.Cen
tors, a Uepublican, says the Senti
nel, East Port'and will soon have a
new hotel in operation.
A. J. Moses, of Portland, was ar
rested in that city last Monday
' for toSW' Xo particulars
The Bulletin says there are a
greater number of mecrchaum pipes
,,orlta"d, according to the
population, than any other place in
Thomas Brown and William
Divinc,thieves, broke a hole through
the roof in the Portland jail and
succeeded in making tlieir escaio
last Monday night. Three other
prisoners were Iu the jail, and could
have escaped, but refused to do. 1
urown ami umne are old oltcnd -
l -ii , i , , ,
en and will probably be captured.
A burglar attempted to break j
into tlie residence of Mr. Kearuv
ofP,,H.I,M W !
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;ibou OI .nut ivcaniy Heard the I
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noise at the window, took a pistol, j
Alii sii'iiuu ll at tl.., lull. .... 71..
did mt g0 ott- bllt Ul(J bu
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Ooose Lake Valley is reported
as a great graxing country. About
20,000 cattle were kept there dur
iug the past winter.
An unlucky turn in stocks has
been the ruination of Stephen C.
Massett, lateMeems Pipes of Pipes-ville."
by the deep snows in the monn-
the name of a waiter in a hotel in
An undertaker in 'Frisco lately
receive,! an order to nrer.re a i.Uin
redwood coffin, to be covered with
plain white linen, ami unadorned
with plates or other funeral gim
cracks. A Spiritualist, mother of
the deceased, ordered the coffin,
professing to have received sjiecial
directions on the subject from a
tVieisl in kingdom come.
A mustang valued at about 825
ran away on the streets of San Fran
cisco lately, causing five other ran-
1 awayS) aggregating a loss of about
7'he Coast mountains west of
Lafayette have lately lieen visited
by a heavy fall of snow.
E. W. Beynolds has announced
j himself as an independent candi
1 date for the office of Sheriff of l!a-
Douglas county had a rainfall of
i inohes during ihe month of
Ruftis Moore was badly burned
at the Pioneer Oil Mills, Salem, re-
oetitly, producing temporary blind.
Mr. Nathan .Conner, a highly
respected citizen of Polk county,
j ftn nripppleotio fit last Satur-
day evening. Hopes of his recov
ery are entertained.
John 1. Kennedy, an old and
well known citizen of Sun Francis,
co, was arrested on the 22d on a
chMge of au asMalt to commit J,
The Dallas Rejniblkan of the
20th says : "On Wednesday even
iug Mrs. Charles Ham lit a kero
sene lamp, put it upon a table, and
left the room. She had barely
passed out liefore the lamp explod
ed, blowing fragments across the
room and spreading the oil over
table and floor, .lrs. Ham, hear
ing the noise, went back, and, see
ing the state of affairs, endeavored
to get the table w th its burning
contents outside. In doing so some
of the fluid communicated with her
hand, burning her severely.
7'he Tacoma, W. T., mills turn
out 50,000 feet of lumber per day.
A Vancouver dispatch contra-
,licts 1,10 telegram ot last Monday
which stated that Gartielde had
1)Wi" defeated in the County Con-
vciitiou at lympia.
Tho Indians of Lnmmi lleserva-
tion, W. T., are rexirtod very in-
dustrious, their crops comparing fa
vorably with those of the whites m
John J. Jcssup has lieen appoint
ed Superintendent of the Board of
Education at Victoria. His salary
The Seattle tUspate says : Ed
win A. Sherman, DeHity Insjiector
general ot the Mipremo Council of ;
the Ancient and Accepted Scottish
uiieoi rnx .'iiisonry lor uie vjiuii-
t 1'.! P.i . .... .
eni.iurisiiieuonoi me i niuxi Mates,
completed his labors on Puget
Sound by constituting Washington
Consistory of Sublime 1 'rinces of the
Royal Secret of the Thirty-second
Degree of the Scottish Bite of Ma
sonrv, iu this city, and installhii! its
officers. He has communicated the
degrees and organized no less than j
fifteen bodies of the Bite since his
arrival in Washington Tcrritoiy on i
the 0th day of March last, and his i
labors have lieen arduous and unre
mitting from the beginning.
"There are but two parties iu this
contest," says the New York Her.
t,e Democrats and the He-
; publieans. Anv third parly is an
ir 1 i
; 1,,,." The 1erald takes a I
right view of the character of the
twrd jiarty, but it is a noteworthy
'act that Democrats, which it lies
.inv...l-..S v, ...v
i.tudhw t ,i, mil u wiiirv mm of tluttvei, i
n.n i,o- nnmei-onslv eh.vk !
by jowl with this intrigue, aiid ready ,
t., ciimtrt Its liotlllliiM,
w cj -j.',v
Agassi, says tho falls of Niagara
will bo worn away iu about eleven
thousand year. The oplo about
Niagrateel awful aliout it.
A fife thirty feet long is being
manufactured in New England tor
Gilmore's next jubilee.
Lowell, Jass., m (14,01)0,000
invested in textile uidustriva.
Juarez, in a message to C 'ongress
said the rebellion is crushed, but
he still clings to his dictatorial pow
ers, and asks for the exlention of
his ample facilities.
M. Bornero, Minister of Finance,
says the Juarez administration will
be the last independent Govern
ment of Mexico, Juarez will de
liver the country to the United
States before permitting the - oppo
sition party to rule.
The Archbishop of Paris ami
several other niemliers of the Cath
olic clergy having issued decrees
promulgating the doctrine of Papal
instability, a iiumlxT of newspapers
in the city declare it illega1.
Nine hundred Mexican cavalry
stationed at C'ortiuas' headquarters
revolted on the 20th, and attempt
ed to kill Tortiiias, who was res
cued by the Fourth regiment. Sev
enty of the cavalry escaped to the
It is reported that many Alsa
tians have lately voluntarily enlist
ed in a regiment of German lancers
A Paris letter declares by actual
count, about seventeen in twenty of
the ladies seen in the streets ad
dressed in mourning,
7'he population of Switzerland
is said to lie gradually diminishing,
principal'' by emigration,
Bio Janeiro advices of the 2d an
nounce the arrival of the Emperor,
Empress and Duke Saxe, on ti e
morning of March 81st, amid gen
The largest rope in the world
has been completed in Birmingham,
it is live and a quarter Inches in di
ameter, and weighs over sixty tons.
Geo. P. Marsh, American Minis
ister to Italy, is seriously ill.
The rep li t that the relations lie.
tween France and fermaiiy are in
a critical condition, is pronounced a
Two more Communists were
sentenced to death at Paris on the
The Emperor of rVermany wa
suffering on the 19th inst., from a
A decree has lieen issued at Ma !
rid, Spam, annulling the concession
of a telegraph line to America, via
7'he abolition of the pasn nt
system by France, which now ap
plies only to Eng'and, is being do
mniided by other countries.
Gen, Sherman, Lieutenant Grant
and party on the 18th, were to
leave Constantinople soon for a tour
The North German OnxeVe. pos
itively denies the truth of the State
ments made by the London 7Wc-
rfrixph in regard to the relations lie.
tween Germa'iy and France, and
denies that any grave complicatiui is
An earthquake occurred on the
27th ult. in Oxacano, ilexico,
which destroyed many ehure'i
dwellings and lives.
Gen. Sheridan has orderel two
companies of cavalry to le-occupy
Fort (Jibson and drive out the
murderers iu the Indian Terr'tory.
Secretary Delano joined the St.
Louis excursionists to Nan Francisco
at Junction City, Kansas, on the
Sommerville, Mftss., has lieen .
ited by a showerof worms or grubs,
which laid so thick upon the snow
that they could lie taken up by tl e
The New York Timet says tl
"the Democratic party iu tfiatSt?
where it was strongest produc
Tammany." Very true. wi
said ; the highest development
Democrats in Oregon are quite
elated over the statement thai
Burnett was Uirnin Missouri. !':ir
,., ani , . , .. .. , ,
lew nukes are so I igniy H' is eil.
Sehtirz has introduced a bill to
regulate freights and tare on t! e
T. 111.. ,.,
JWV education liill iu the California
i A larger German emigration than
ever liefore is expected this year.
KIngStung, China, has the oldest
as well as largest chain bridge in
7'ho memliers of the Japanese.
Embassy are joining the .Masonic
The year 171 began on Sunday
and elided on Sunday,