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About The Albany register. (Albany, Or.) 1868-18?? | View Entire Issue (Nov. 22, 1872)
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IHDAY. XOVF.MRKH 22, 1872.
Wlint Ort'xon 'i'cls.
During the Presidential campaign
which lias jii't closed, rjuestlon and
policies hiring upon the material in
terest' and prosperity of the people as
n nation have been tlmronghly dis
cussed, and by tin! verdict at the noils
inore or tew definitely determined.
As local interests rank secondary in
importance to national, the former
h ive been measurably overshadowed
in tin' determination of the latter, hot
now their claims become paramount.
The well being and prosperity of Ore
iron now nntnrallv elillst die attention
and patriotic prld as well as personal ,, V(S(,nrcesof the state, and in every ! aWp of mh (,0111U)!;ogllerv. Ue has
it.te.v-t and ambition ot every intedt- , way sMUig emigration to the State. I ewr froul thfir3t shown any dispo
gent citizen of the Stale. He des.res , MopB enterprise and public spirit are ! ... . . JJ mUm tuPne0X))e.
to ee ber grow in popmauoi. mm
wealth, in virtue and intelligence. He
knows that these results are not the
fruits of fortuitous circumstances, but
ofplans carefully arranged and pro
jected, lie sees other States lying
under the ((astern shadow of the Rocky
Mountains,infcriorin climate, scenery,
soil, natural resources, springing up as
by the touch ot magic into populous
mid llom isi.ing States, making strides
in these directions far III advance of
( Iregou. The procuring cause lie And
to exist In the policy of the Legisla
tures and in the intelligent fore
thought and enterprise ot the citizens.
Hoards of Immigration, and other sim
ilar bodies, by means of lilieral sys
tems of advertising, in the torm of
lectures pamphlets, cireivars. adver- j ." " " errantry in the jierson ot iwtiyiuxote
tlscmentB maps, diarts. etc., set forth ! cl,io,,S fcnd IWroit-11,1,1 at Ule tll,,e and his steed Rosenante. In her iec
to the world the location, conflgura- ; of N !t is H(iW 1,1 j tare. In giving some ol the character
tionof the surface, climate, character ! rei',io"- Tllc isoIatiou 01 0re8n Istlcs of the Poet, she said that he
and resources of the soil, productions, j f""11 Sreat ave,,,,e of trade- lna' ! ( Tooquln) had a constant apprehension
toOT'tber with the .
prices ot the lauds, business facilities
afforded by the cities and towns, and
everything of a truthful nature which
v.-,nl(l bo nt .'idvantacre to present. In
this wft'y the attention of persdhsde-
.i. iriw to find new homes is gained, i
and their favorable determination se-
cured Those States which have grown '
In population and wealth the fastest, j
have been the most exhaustive in their J
osteins of advertising. Such States a
u ........ .....1 Veim.skn have snread
.l'.:...1'i. rtMm,ahwrtrtisttlirrtmfli !
out the land. In steamboats, ships, j
cars, hotels, halls, and In other plates
of public resort, or where the eye of
the public could lie readied. The re
sult has proven most beneficial to them
in promoting their growth. This fol
lows as readily and certainly as the
same principle applied in private en
terprises. The intelligent business
man intending to do a flourishing bus
iness, resorts to some means by which
the aftentiou of the public whose pat
ronage he desires, may lie reached. Ill
..ther words, l advertises; and the
more thoroughly he does it, and the
more extensively, all things being
4!,)ua!, the gieatcr his success. Had
i iregon advertised her splendid resour
ces and capabilities more thoroughly
in tlie past, she would not now be ad
vancing so slowly in the road to pros
perity. Her population and per cent,
of prosperity would not be much
inferior to StoteS of the same, or less
age. Kaums, for instance, was ad
mitted into the Union in 1850, the
same year that Oregon was. Herpop
nlattrtB in 18ti() was 107.20 ! ; in 1870
.... rw.n . .. ! f .'(Q an
. as ,i04,oini, an uivivhk; ui m.w
, . ..
it. n 18(10 tne population ot i
. I . , i was 52,405; in 18,0 it was
an increase of 73,30 percent. I
,.u,,e Kauris nearer and more
!t,,,.; lbIe to the East, from whence
, in oration mostly comes; but lier
runtb would not have be.... near so
great had shy not adopted a lilieral
system of advertising ; and the dis
proportion of increase between the
two States would not have been near
so great, had not Oregon been so par
simonious in her policy of advertising.
Tben look at Nebraska : In 1900 her
jKipulation was 28,841 ; in 1870 it was
121993, an increase of 320.45 per cent.,
greatly the result of advertising. She
was admitted into the Union so late as
1897. Nevada, too admitted into the
Union 18f!4. in 1800 had a population
of 7.857: in 1870 it had increased to
42.401. being an increase of 519.07 per j tww1 the prea(iet and a Pennsylva
eent. Even our neighboring Territory . ' , pi(1m,nl, (.. rpMnl to the niv
of jshingloii lias had a growth f ,m;ntiri(Mit of a Postmaster for Phila
from 11,09 inhahit.antinlS60,to23,- (lel)Ila ,he Prt,si(,.nt manifested in
051 in 1870. or 100.81 per cent, of in- w r(im!,rk,n determination to carry
crease. As the facilities for reaching ojt (e rf Ue civ vlce niJeg
our State are. increased, as the avenues o Te)pmg lnfo,m s tWg
1 of trade and commerce are opened, a
natural and even flow of
follow.! hut why not increase
volume and rapidity of this flow by
.t 1 ' ti. t AX'.. .. O 1
energetic nun spuueu cm..,..- .. v
iinvevtoveruon. nun vet., the Kepublican part v. and
bills. uckI that prevent citizen e,te I who oa creditably till the offices tor
prise? Land owners. ''',J,S ' wnicl, thev applv ; hut at tlw same
professional men, every citizen inter-j amctiaaotvm a VMl service exam
ested in tile prosperity, of the State, i jiatiotli Thee djsmtlsfled politieians
could make no better Investment to
remit, and increase their
wealth, than by taking
stock in companies organised for the
iiurnose of advertising tlic advantages
the paramount needs of Oregon, if she I e hft3 a,wayg hcen frfmk ag .eJ1 ns
j would rival her sister States in pros-LBeere the taking of his positions,
: pdrity. Let us have it. an( ,,1, ( his efforts to carry
I The Origin and Vi.nrr. r of Hie them out. Whether the Civil Service
Horse Epidemic. is tne wisp remais to be seen. One
This virulent disease is said to have I thinS politicians may rely on : Presi
! originated in Toronto. Canada, where, 1 nt Grant intends to give it a fair
! in a very brief time, hacks, drays, j and the ieop!e generally expect
! carriages, and all conveyances drawn 1 11 0 ''',n-
by horses were brought to a stand
still. From Toronto the disease trav- j
eled to Montreal and Western New Minnie Myrtle Miller lias delivered
York. It was very h..d at Niagara another lecture In San Francisco, re
Falls, and from there it soon spread to ! ler wi,iloam husband, Joa
Bocbester. Jiy canal and railroad Lni Her sarcastic pen has sueceed
fronl here it was not long in reaching j w, j remiering the '-Poet of theSier
the horses of New York City arf r, and Ms spotted horse, about as
Boston. Thence it traveled westward . reicu0im. as Cervantes did knight
secure uer ugnniM. to iihmihcs .
this malady; but as this is not entirely
certain, it will be prudent to endeavor
to discover the nature of this sickness,
and also the most successful remedies
used hi its treatment. Toronto journ-
als pronounce the disease a catarrhal
fever of an epizootic nature, which is
the result of some atmospheric indu-1
ejice. This is believed from the fact ;
that the disease appears In many places ;
at the same time, and attacks horses;
of all ages and conditions. Tliedis-j
ease begins with dulness, staring coat j
and watery discharge from the nose, j
rin- is succeeded hy a sore tl.roat. :
appetlte. a severe backing cough, with
a discbarge of brownish yellow mat-!
ter from the nostrils! a quickened pulse !
, r.i,u, ,,,1,-oiim.-
and respiration, feebleness and yellow-,
uess ot the eves, and an unnatural
coldness ot the ears and legs. The
chiet parts affected are the respiratory j
organs, though the disease, being a !
, , , . .i i
blood poison, will affect anv other!
, . , , . ii me ponce iiiiiiciiiiies cui.nu.u- u..-
organs which have been previously j ttM m London.
affected by complaints. In regard to share ,0j(ierg nf Cuba are taking
remedies, the London. Canada West, j every means possible to retain slavery.
Fm I'm, has the following : j The action of the United States
With medicine given by advice of a , Marshal in Alabama in arresting
surgeon, the following treatment will, hemocratlc members of the Mglsla
it is said, hardly fail to effect a cure ttlre for the alleged violation ot the
or prevent the progress of the disease, election laws and carrying them to
or the taking of it. The horses quite Mobile to prevent a quorum. Is severe
well or slightly affected should not he ly condemned by the Administration
taken out in wet Weather, and if they as unwise, unnecessary mid perhaps
have to be so. should be warmly cov- i illegal, If the account of the affair as
ered. Affected animals should be i telegraphed North is correct. At
keptilia well ventilated stable and torney General William- fiiink the
fed Upon hot soft food easily digested. I -Marshal who made tlie arrests will
such as linseed tea. oat meal gruel and ; receive a severe reprimand, and he
boiled oats or barley. The appetite j dismissed trom office,
of Invalids should bo tempted by car-j Carl Gnstave VVablinlS! shot himself
rots, apples, or any other delicacy our ! at San Francisco on the '20th Inst.
tcK quaurnpeu menu is kuo vu hi
nave a lai.llic lor. in ...i siaine a :
... ,,.,.,.,. .i,,.,,,,. i:i1(r ,
It is.nnatcd tint Vrkan.is has
gone RepubHcat by about ten thous-
and major tv. lhe returns are not
J mllymade np.
" ,'n ..,
Grant has30,4B0 majoritv in Kansas,
and some 22,104 III Indiana. ;
Greeley's majority in Kentucky i
! less than 10,000.
' , lU Colonel Blood has been held in $5.
(Hi last Saturday evening, says the m bai fm. frt1Jng t0 ,)iwe the cor
Saleui .S7.iteii.rtM, four printers were j rectness of tlie charges published
Initiated into the Good 'I emptor's against L. G. Challis, in the WmMuil
Loilge In that city. Hallelujah ! fCI'tjIiH ft'eeify.
The Louisville Exposition contained Col. John C. Miller, of Kentucky,
a lock of hair six feet long, cut from 1 Invented the rifle now in use In the
the head ol a Swiss peasant girl. I Prussian army.
Until t Means Illinium.
In an interview the other day bc-
course of the Chief Magistrate lias ex-
!t , ..onci(lprnhl(! comment anion?
luiliMi-iinis. tlifv nlleirincr that such a
, w,', (.xclmie manv men
MMng w)() ,1Ilve ju,t
BMtn to linvp resrardeil President
j 0mi,rs position ffll tiw Civil Service
i .,,,. tran ,n smirp .
j jt w, gratifying to the people to
! ,.. thnt pMht Cnnt is not .-An-
HHm Jonquln Agnin.
' ot (leatti ami inane a win once a nionin.
j eV(T willing her anything hut letters,
i poor fellow! If be had a constant
j apprehension of death then, how now
I after a "woman scorned" is after
I him f After reading tliil last lecture,
; f he doesn't become reconciled to the
speediest visitation oi tlw King of
Terrors, then his soul has not much of
the Byronlc Pcgussiau lire in it.
A vessel with cholera is reported in
the lower bav at Xew York
A dispatch from Paris states that
President Thiers has resigned, and
that Qen. McMahon has been annoint-
e, President pending the ac'ion of the
national Assembly. Great excitement
Buffaloes are reported so thick at the
of Atohisl)lK Top)kj, iml mui
Vv T0.M tnnt trams caull0t oe run
A tire at Lebanon, Ind., wis destroy
vc ol the largest business houses
,. . . , ,.
cSeorala has trone for (ireelcv about
in , wm ,-.,.,.(.,;-
Alabama was carried hy Grant by
from 4,000 to 0.000 majority.
Greeley's majority In Maryland is
down to 1,200, with a prospect of
Rev. h. McLeod, the famous anti
Mormon lecturer of Utah, pas arrived
in San Francisco.
... . ....
The 7'riWH of the 9th concedes that
(ran(. m LnM Teulleee by 5,000
majority. This count gives Greeley
i Ave Suites with some fifty-four elcctor
I al votes.
A special says Speaker Blaine is in
favor of organizing the Forty-third
Congress Immediately niion the ad
journment ol the present one on the
4th of March next. Inasmuch as the
law providing for the continuation of
the session of Congress beyond this
time lias been repealed, of course this
plan presupposes some legislation to
that effect the coming winter, and the
Speaker lias already written several
letters to prominent members of the
House advocating the jiassage ot a hill
to meet this contingency. He sug
gests the election of all the officers for
the House and the appointment of
committees for the Forty-third Con
gress. Theodore Tilton is buying up and
suppressing all the copies of his bio
graphy of. Mrs. Woodhull he can iind.
Xear Carlmndale. Illinois, lies one
of the greatest coal deposits known.
For a distance of five square miles the
earth U underlaid with a bed of al
most pure carbon, nine feet and two
The Kansas belle, to whom Alexis
took such a shine, was recently mar
ried. A looney brakeman on the New
York Central Railroad declares that a
phantom train goes over tlie New
York Central Railroad every year,
bearing tlie body of President Lincoln.
It is said that some of Greeley's
friends denv that he was ever a candi
date. Onlj' "fooHn."
Lieut. Colonel A. H.Stevens, Jr.,
the first Union officer who entered
Richmond and received its surrender
from the Mayor, died at Ids residence
in Kast Cambridge, Mass., on the 14th
The Boston casualties amounted to
ten killed, ten wounded and tour mis
sing, as reported on the 14th.
One daily, fifteen weeklv and eleven
monthly papers were burned out of
their quarters by the Boston fire.
Nearly every printing house in the
city suffered more or less.
Official returns from New Hamp
shire give Grant a majority ot 5,439.
The silk ribbon weavers in West
2iltli street New York are on a strike,
resisting a 35 jier cent, reduction.
Six inches of snow had fallen in
Springfield, III., on the 15th.
A fire in Lawrence, Kansas, on the
14th. burned tlie furniture store ot
Bailey & Smith. Loss. $30,000.
At Missouri Valley Junction on the
14th, a fire destroyed nearly the whole
business portion of the city, Loss,
$i!5,000. No insurance.
In Philadelphia on the morning of
the 15th. by tlie explosion of an oil
can extensive saw works were burned.
Loss. $8,000. Three buildings were
also destroyed, valued with contents
at $1 56.000! 1 .000 hands were thrown
out of employment.
Gen. Cooke, now commanding the
Department of the Lakes, will soon
tie retired, being over 02 years old.
He has been in the service for 45 years.
The Mixed Commission at Wash
ington have awarded claims amount
ing to 100.000 in gold to be paid to
Great Britain for property of British
subjects principally, which was de
stroyed or seized by Union forces dur
ing tlie war.
The horse disease was unabated in
Washington on the 14th.
The first snow storm of the season
in New York visited Buffalo on the
night of the 14th inst. It fell four
inches deep on a level.
At Charleston. W. Va.. on tlie 15th
Inst., the Journal buildings, printing
material and presses, were ourned.
There were reported $87,000,000 in
the hanks at Boston on the 15th hist.,
with surplus of $20,000,000. With losses
ot only one. million and a half. The
financial prospects were cheerful.
The Spanish Minister, at the Instance
of his Government, called 011 the
President on last Friday and congratu
lated him on his re-election.
A delegation of thirty Pennsylvan
laus. headed by the Governor-elect,
Senator Cameron, and ex-Cougrcss-uian
O'Nell, called on PresidentGrant
the other .lay and urged the appoint
ment of George Freeman, merchant.
Postmaster of Philadelphia. The
President gave no definite response.
They are afraid he will appoint Geo.
Taviman. present clerk.
All the Boston theaters offered bene
fits in aid of tlie sufferers.
On the 11th inst.. the police stations
in Boston were full of property cap
tured from thieves. Some &30,000
worth await claimants.
It Is estimated that fully 150.000
hide; were destroyed in the Boston
Some 30,000,000 pounds of Wool is
reported to have perished in tlie Bos
Charles Francis Adams arrived at
New York on the 13th inst.
The epizootic had readied Wheeling
on the 13th inst., and was spreading
Tlie horse disease was steadily In
creasing in Cincinnati on tlie 13th inst.
Business was seriously Impaired.
Au article in tlie IOgansbrt, Ind.,
Sun. denouncing Dykeraah; . caused
him on the 13th hist, to shoot the edi
tor. Mr. W. C. Moran. A niob of
fifty men, employed by Dykeman.
sought to tar and featlier Morail on
tlie night of tlie 12th. but were pre
vented by the police, and six of them
arrested. Moran was not considered
Tlie old South Church, Boston, has
been leased for two years for a post
office. At Omaha. Neb., the thermometer
was reported six degrees below zero.
Gen, (i. T. Beauregard Is a candi
date for the office of Administrator of
Improvements at New Orleans.
It was reported on the 15th Inst.,
that not more than 300 families were
burnt out by the Boston fire, and
about 25,000 sewing women and clerks
were thrown out ot employment.
Harvard College suffered to the
amount of Jfcfi&OOO hy the Boston lire,
including tlie value of the laud. It
will cost $500,000 to rebnilcl.
Warrants have been issued hy Unltei!
States Commissioner Stawe, for the
arrest of Susan B. Anthony and four
teen other females wiio voted at the
II. M. Tuon, celebrated trapeze per
former, was shot, and Instantly killed
hy a woman named Minnie Fish, nt
Cleveland, 0 011 tlie loth. She
claims the shooting to have been acci
dental. The Louisville Piesbyteiy rendered
a verdict of guilty against Rev. Dr.
Gilbert Robertson, charging him with
drunkenness, lasciviousness and false
hood, and deposed him from the min
istry and suspended him from privi
leges ot the church until he shall give
satisfactory evidence of repentance.
The Boston police on the 16th inst.,
received $5,000 from the Chicago ik
lice. The official vote of Delaware gives
Grant a majority ot una.
On tlie night of Sunday before last
a mob forced open the jail of Ballard
county, N. Y., and took out Ross
Brandon, a negro charged with out
raging a white girl, and hanged him.
It was snowing at New York. Phil
adelphia and Kingston, Out., on the
By tlie falliug of a scaffold at Jack
son, Mich., Nov. 16th, a large num
ber of workmen engaged on a new
passenger depot building, were precipi
tated a distance of twenty feet upon
timbers, and eleven of them seriously
Tlie official majority for Grant in
New Jersey is 14,550.
At the Southern Hotel, St. Louis,
on the 17th inst., Capt. Ed. Dix, a
well-known gtcainboatinan, walked
up to M. Wrestling and deliberately
shot him in the left jaw. Wrestling
fell and when down was again shot hy
Dix in the side. Dix then gave him
sell up. Wrestling was only slightly
Thurlow Weed Is slowly recovering
from his recent severe iiniispositioti.
A terrible chicken epidemic has
broken out along the line of tlie Hud
A man was brought before the po
lice court in New York, the otlicr
morning, on a charge of intoxication,
and placed in the prisoner's box. but
before his case was Killed, grim death
had served on him a tmlteanarpus.
People are discussing the propriety
of abandoning the fashion of New
Year's Day calling.
An epizootic prevails among the
deer on the Michigan frontier similar
to that affecting the horses In tlie Kast,
ar.d large numbers are found dead and
dying in tlie woods.
Returns official and unofficial, from
every county in the State of Arkansas
give Baxter over 700 majority for Gov
ernor. An attempt was made on the night
of the 10th to tllrow off the Boston
express train on the Harlem track at
Winchester bridge, by depositing three
heavy cross ties across the track. For
tunately the locomotive easily dis
Crowded churches was the case in
Boston last Sunday
A severe shock of .111 earthquake
was felt at Concord, X. H., on tlie
lsth inst. The shaking lasted ten
seconds. Buildings rocked violently.
Returns from all except twenty
small towns in Maine, give Grant a
majoritv ot 31.739.
The Immense grain warehouse of
Woodruff & Robinson. New York
city, burned on the 18th. with over
000 bushels 01 grain. Loss, $400,000;
A counterfeit issue on the 10 per
cent, bonds of the Union Pacific Rail
road Company is in circulation.
The Fire Insurance Company of
Washington lias suspended, on account
of losses by the Boston lire.
Afire broke out in tlie center of
State 6treet block, Boston, on the 18th
inst., and the north end of the block
The epizootic was in Nashville,
Memphis and Columbus, on the 18th