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About The Albany register. (Albany, Or.) 1868-18?? | View Entire Issue (Nov. 5, 1873)
V. M. Offlolnl Pupw for Oregon.
WEDNESDAY. NOV. , 1873.
Hie Central Grange Association will
flwet id the Masonic liall lu this city
on November 11th, a week from to
morrow. A full attendance and an
interesting session is anticipated.
East Portland 1ms $1,203 09 in the
Mrs. Minnie Myrtle Miller has re
turned to Oregon.
The San Francisco Mint last month
The yellow fever is gradually de
creasing In the South.
Yamhill farmers have about all of
their Kail wheat sown already.
Col. B. B. Taylor has retired from
the editorial chair of the Msrearjr.
Theodore Tilton has been expelled
from Henry Ward Beecher's church.
Powder river, near Baker City, af
fords god skating for the boys jut
Ex-Senator Corbctt arriveJ in New
York from Europe on the Idtb of
During last month there were 182
srrests made in Portland for various
A. B. Hallock has been appointed
Obicfol Police of Portland, vice Lap-
There is a brik demand for houses
, at Baker City, and cai neuters are busy
bolld ng more.
Mr. Jacob Ish, of Jackson county,
raised this year on 11 acres of laud
1,493 bushels of oats.
Ten thousand bnsliels of wheat have
been raised on Siletz Reservation by
the Indians this season.
Mr. K. R. Thompson's steam plow
has arrived in Portland, and been for
warded to his farm in Yamhill.
There Isa woman ii Yamhill County
Who is said to know what it is to be
the mother of twenty-four children.
The Mayor of Memphis is accused
of converting to his own use the funds
for the benefit of widows and orphans.
A hundred head of beef steers were
recently brought from Ochneo to
Salem, and sold for ,!'., cents per
Mr. Onirics Barrett, Sr., one of
Portland's old pioneers, the bookstore
man, died in that city last Saturday, of
On Friday last Mr. Dent, father of
Mrs. Grant, was lying dangerously ill,
at Washington, with no prospects of
Sealed proposals will be received by
f.. 8. Dyar at the Klamath Agency
for the delivery of 70,000 pounds of
One Robert Bruce was found guilty
of Illegal voting at the late election, at
Portland the other day. and fined four
On account of the death of Colonel
Kiddle, the slos establishment, the only
Democratic paper in Philadelphia, is
advertised fur sale.
Advices from Havana state that In
the recent storm three Spanish gnn
buttts were tort at Guatemala, two at
Batabano and one at Sngris La Grand.
Potatoes rot this season at Tilla
mook by the acre, and settlers there
do not apenr to have any commodi
ties from which they can realize cash.
One of the effects of the panic was
the throwing out of employment of at
least 30,000 working girls from the
different factories of Newark, New
The increase of property this year
over last, aa shown by the assessment
rolls, is $14,603,000. The process of
equalization, by the State Board, raises
A week ago last Saturday a man
entered a bouse near Eugene City,
during the absence of the family, and
stole 8 shotgun and some other arti
cles. He WM.overtaken and arretted
bf the Sheriff near JacksofnrUle,
DUferenees of Opinion.
There is a difference of opinion be
tween Democrats, North and South.
Hard-shells of the South insist on keep
ing Democracy on the old Calhoun
platform, while their brethren of the
North' as strongly insist on tearing np
the old planks and replacing them
with timber stolen from the Republi
can reservations. To gain a new
lease of power Northern Democrats
are willing to make hy sacrifice. To
support the family pride, and keep up
the pet theory of "it white man's gov
ernment" Southern Democrats refuse
to yield their old pro-slavery prin
ciples. The Southern sentiment is
honestly stated in the following extract
from the Memphis Arttiantie, (Dem.):
"lu fact, the old Democratic party
managers have been forced by the
inexorable logic of events to surrender
everything but the name. To this
they" still cling in most of the States.
I'heir platform is labeled 'Democrat ic.'
though in all, or nearly all essentials
it is little else than a paraphrase of the
Republican party platform of the past
few vears. As a measure of policy no
objection can be made; but to delib
erately smash one partisan creed, lileh
a new one from one's enemy, and
then insist that, because hearing tin
old name it is still the same old creed.
Is to speak mildly, arrant hypocrisy.
The doctrine held bv A. H. Stephens.
by Robert Toombs, by Jefferson Davis,
enunciated in the Democratic, plat
forms ot IStJf and 1833, by Blauton
Duuear's Bonrboon Convention which
nominated Charles O'Conor for Presi
dent last year, is the 'ancient Demo
cratic faith.' It is the siinou pure ar
ticle. All other brands are spurious ;
yet not a 'Democratic' State Conven
tion. North or South, now ventures
to incorporate it in a platform. If the
old partisan en-ed a is the fact liar,
been utterly i ludoued; if to main
tain a struggle lor mere existence if
has become necessary as is the fact
to adopt, to so great an extent, the
Republican party platform, why ding
to the old Democratic name, especially
since that name has become sounpop
ular as to bring defeat to any organi
zation that bears it? This is answered
by a few heroics over the past career
of the old party. But of what avail?
I hey cannot change minorities to
majorities. Public confidence in a
political party once lost can never be
The Pittsburg Po.it, (Dem.) publish
ed in a cooler latitude, differs slightly
hi opinion from the above extract. It
"The Democratic party has been
out of power tor twelve years. Dur
ing all that period it has been gaiiiiuv
strength, and but for the negro vole it
it would at this moment hold possesion
of our State and General Government.
Compare its history in this respect
with that of its opponents, and how
great the contra :t, and what proof it
affords otitic honest tenacity ot the
solid voting portion of the party, the
rank and tile. The Democratic party
is replete witii vitality in every bone
and sinew and nerve. It never can
die wiiile there remains in existence
even a portion oi the Constitution for
which it can contend. When that
glorious old political arty flies it will
ho proof that the Constitution has
been utterly destroyed, and that the
last hope for man's self-government
has perished from the earth."
At a meeting of the Royalist Com
mittee, held in Paris October 30th. a
telegraphic dispatch was received from
the Count de Chumbord, requesting
that his letter to M. de Chesnelong lie
published in full. All agreed that the
letter was fatal to the hopes of a Mon
archical coalition. The Republicans
are jubilant. It is reported that In
consequence of the position maintain
ed by the Count de Chambord in his
letrer to M. dt? Chesnelong all hopes of
the restoration of a Monarchy :re
abandoned. It is prcbable that the
Conservative Deputies will vote In
favor of prolonging the terra of Presi
'n the Statesman ot Sunday wc find
this: Rev. Di Da wue, who returned
from Corvallis Friday, informs us
proposals have been Issued for plans
aiid specification tor a new College
building to be erected at that place.
The building is to cost not less than
$75,000 and from the Tact that J. R.
Bayley, G. B. Smith, J. S. Palmer.
B. S. Arnold, and F. A. CheuoWeth
constitute the building Committee; we
conclude the work will be carried to
speedy completion, and will be a last
ing credit to f lic city.
'f lie Oregon City Woolen Mills are
In operation day any flight, with a
full force of operatives, and yet the
company are unable to meet the de.
mand for their goods.
PI i in rncla for the People.
We commend the following extracts
from the able speech delivered by Gen
eral Butler at tlie New Hampshire
State Fair to all who take an Interest
in the practical questions of the day.
Although the distinguished orator ad
dressed himlf to the agricultural in
terests of the country, the facts stated,
and the conclusions reached, arc
equally applicable to all sections and
to every branch of Industry. In refer
ence to the financial condition of the
country, the General said :
The tendency of our people, whether
in their national, municipal, and social
organizations, or in their personal ca
pacity, to go into debt, cannot have
escaped the attention of every discern
ing mind, indeed, drawing drafts on
the future, payable by posterity, and
burdening the present generation to
pay the interest, is the resort for carry
ing on till enterprises, and has assumed
such proportions, ami is iraugiu wun
such consequences, that the ililntl ot
the statesman and the philosopher of
political economics may Wei) be turned
to it with the greatest attention, if not
alarm, because of its possible results
upon our tnture prosperity. Our Na
tional Government is owing $2,000,
000.000, on which we are paying, as
interest, an average of rising six per
cent., reckoning that interest in the
currency with which all our products
are measured. At least three-fourths
of that amount isdue to foreign hankers
and cnpitaiirts. If this were all, and
DO other consequences arose from it.
there need be little anxiety, and it
would hardly In- worth the attention
of the statesman or economist in calcu
lating the future ot'the nation. Divid
ed among forty millions of people, in
a country of the expanse and resources
of ours, it would he easily managed.
But every State in this Union, with
hardly nu exception, has debts amount
ing iii the aggregate to iiiitu $100,000.-
000. But our indebtedness does not
stop there. Quite every county, every
city and town in every State in the
1. 'nion owes debts, more or less, to tin
amount in the aggregate to perhaps
one-half as much as the debfS of the
States, including tlie advances made
for municipal; railroad, and other like
Nor do we stop there. Our railroads
have borrowed, and are owing a bonded
debt of $000,000,000. Nor" does the
furor of indebtedness yet stop. Almost
every college and institution of learn
ing, from the modest academy up to
the university, each and all owe sums
of which an approximation can hardly
he made, and which no statistics show.
Nay, we go till further. We draw
upon posterity to get the means of
hearing tlie Gopel. All know that a
very large majority of the thousands,
of churches which the census shows
have buildings dotting our lauds, have
been built off credit given, in fact, by
the coming generation.
Iii a letter from the Dalles dated
Oct. 31st. our chief says; -The new
mines on the upper Yakima, about to
miles from Yakima City, and about
150 from the Dalles, are creating con
siderable excitement here and in
Washington Territory. The gold
brought in here yesterday has the ap
pearance of never having beeti washed.
Bn -i nes 4 here' fair. Weather perfectly
The Eugene Jovrnol- of Saturda" last
says : Hon. .1. II. D. Henderson has
left at this oflice several pears of tlie
Bullet variety which are the second
crop from the same trees this season.
They are not quite so large as those of I
tlie first crop, though
every other respect.
as jierfcct in
On tlie 2Sth. nit., the Washington
Territory Legislature elected the fol
lowing Territorial officers : John Mil
ler Murphy. Auditor; 70. T. Gtmn,
Treasurer ; B, F. Yuntis, Librarian;
John Paul Hudson, Superintendent of
A serious cutting affray occurred at
Asniami. km. rfotn, in which a man
named John C. Perry alias Texas, was
scrloti'ly. If not fatally stabbed by a
shoemaker named Augut Walters.
Whisky was the cause.
a ten-year-old ooy in aaiem, one
day last week, attempted to shoot one
ot UU playmates with his Cither's rifle.
The gun was too heavy, and the ball
entered the ground about ten feet from
Oregon now occupies n very prom 1
nent place in the monthly reports of,
the Acrlcural Bureau at Waliiiifiton.
She bikes the lead it? the Increase of
ler product this year in 'several Bran
ches of agriculture.
KPfX'IAI. (AMX dispatch.
From the World's Fair.
VhLnna, Austria. Aug. 20, 73.
W. G. VYlWOJt, ESQi 'resident
Wilton Sewing Mddiine Company, Ctow
land, 0ii.-The Wilson Sewing Ma
chine received the Grand Pkizk MED
IO, for being the Best Sewing Machine,
and a Grand Prize (medal of honor)
was awarded to the Wilson Sewing
Machine Co. for manufacturing sewing
machines iu the best manner, from the
best material, and by the best known
mechanical principles. These cele
brated machines ar now on exhibition
and for sale at the store of
lltf. BL-AIN, YOUNG & CO.
ALBANY A XI) SAMl l'I AVW,.
The Albanv and Santhiii Canal
Company would respectfully call the
attention ofthe public, and especially
the Capitalist, and those desiring to
engage in manufacturing, to their
gigantic water power and water priv
ilege. Sixteen thousand cubic feet
constantly flowing every minute, equal
to 800 horse power, with fi rm 3 to ,')0
feet fall, sufficient for the most exten
sive machinery, with ground on which
to erect tlie necessary buildings, etc.
The Company deem it hut proper that
the public should know more fully the
locality of this great water power, its
facilities and surroundings, in order
that those unacquainted may Corny
some estimate of its value, '
The city of Albany is the county-scat
of Linn county, located on the south
east bank of the Willamette river,
about 100 miles south of Portland, Iiy
river, and HO miles by railroad; sown
of Salem 45 miles by river and .'10 miles
by railroad, and north of Eugene City
Albanv is located in a prairie of the
same imuic, which is the great agricul
tural center of the Willamette valley,
ami it is oeitcveu t :at upward ot oot),
000 bushels of surplus wheat will be re
ceived at that point, tlie present season.
The most of it will find its way to for
eign markets., either by boats or rail
road to Portland, and from thence up
on the ocean. The Willamette river
is navigated by beautiful steamers,
carrying from 80 to 300 tons, running
as far as Albanv some ten months iu
the year. Also, the O.&C. R.R,
with its beautiful locomotives, is pass
ing through the city daily. The city
ot Albany is located upon a high, roll
ing prairie, with the Calapooia. a beau
tiful creek, flowing into the Willamette
river on the west, the water of which
is i! -ed iu driving two large flouring
mills, situated on the bank ofthe Wil
lamette river. The city is about one
mile iu length, funning cast and west,
and from one-half to three-fourths
of a mile iu width, and is laid off with
streets of good width.
The Canal, which is the subject and
object of this communication, receives
its waters from the South Santliiin
river, which heads in tlie great Cascade
mountains, some 75 miles cast of
Albanv; thence running westerly
through a valley ofthe sainii name, to
Lebanon, a village located near the
west bank of said rive;-, 13 miles east
of Albany. The Canal receives the
waters from the Sautlain river at that
point, thence running west to its ter
minus at Albany. The main Sautiam
flows northward, and empties its
mountain waters into the Willamette
river 10 miles northeast of Albany.
The Canal is brought from Lebanon
through t1 beaiitifuFpmlrie for a dis
tance of 12 miles, and empties into the
Willamette river, forming on its way
and in the city some ofthe finest water
powers for manufacturing purposes
found on the Pacific coast. There are
but tew, if anv, points in the State
which surpasses Albany now, foroian-
fnei lines. Cheap water
power and easy ot access, mid conven
ient transportation, either by water or
railroad, and the location beautiful and
TIm! Canal Comprtfiy offers lllwral
inducements to persons" desiring to en
gage in the business of manufacturing,
and will fllmlsh water power upon the
most reasonable terms. Manufactur
ing of all kinds is needed in Oregon,
nnd could be made profitable. The
Canal Company will agree to furnish,
within sixty days, any water power
needed, from a button factory to that
of a locomotive.
Immigrants and others are earnestly
Invited nnd requested to visit Albany
and examine for themselves. Real
property can yet be procured on very
reasonable terms, both in and out of
the city. Our ixiople compare favor
ably With the rest ot mankind, morally
socially, politically and financially.
Published by unlet of the Board of
Directors. Sept. 8th, 1873.
D. Manspirld, President.
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Silver & Plated Ware,
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NATIONAL ELGIN WATCH CO
of Elgin, Illinois, iris:
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We atooacopftlt other brauthi of ElgK
Ualtliaai mill Swiss Wuicln -., (Jlotks. JB-etrj-,
savor iui.l Plated Ware,
Pistols and tiiiirldgcft.
ey Repairing a Sierin!ty. .
UTAH Work Done nu4 to4s miK
WMrnnscd to be as itrpiwclwL
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AT JOOM OAMTEK'S OLD 8TA5H,
First street, ALBANY. OftriMU