The Albany register. (Albany, Or.) 1868-18??, January 03, 1874, Image 1

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ED1TOMAI. sons.
Hon. Rufns Mallory entered npon
the duties of U. S. District Attorney
for Oregon on Tuesday.
The Htdletin Is our authority for
stating that tlu" Indian Indemnity Bill,
introduced by Senator Mitchell, does
not limit the claims for losses suffered
through tltn Modoc war, but exteids
to all losses suffered by Indian depre
dations not heretofore adjusted.
A correspondent of an Ohio journal
says that lie has eaten nice, ripe toma
toes, about Christmas times. The
plan of preserving them was to pull
them before frost, and lay them away
in a loft where tliey will not freeze,
and tiie green ones will ripen. Try
the experiment, some one, next fall.
The State Board of Examination con
venes at Salem on Monday next, for
the purpose of granting State certifi
cates and Hie diplomas to those who
wish to avail themselves of the oppor
tunity. The report that Woods was to be re
moved from the Governorship of Utah
created considerable excitement among
the Gentiles at Salt Lake, who insist
tha t such a removal at present would
p rove disastrous to tiie Territory.
it i. ofill a mooted auestion wliethcr
Hon. George 11. Wl Haras is to be the!
next Chief Justice, but tnose who
in tlu. hAst, thai we to git at a
knowledge of the true condition of
tiie nomination, assert mat w
will certainly be confirmed by the
Senate. It is to be Hoped by all good
and true men that the assertion may
prove true.
On Wednesday last the Oregonian
made a clean breast of It for once, and
declared, in its leading article, that
tliere was no furtlier "Inducement" for
it to remain in the Republican party.
Just so. As it has done all in its pow
er, ever stuoe the defeat of Its chief for
the Scuatorshlp, to disrupt and destroy
the party, this confession comes rather
late. But honest and consistent Re
publicans who have so long clung to
the Oregonian, hoping against hope
that It would get over its little pet, and
come back to the folds of tiie party,
now see plainly the deep-laid
scheme ot this traitorous slieet, and
will cart it from tbem In its mad
fury over the defeats which have met
it In every attack upon the Republican
party It hasdestroyed Itself. Farewell
to the cornit and rotten wreck.
The expends attendant npon calling
the late special United States Grand
Jury In Portland was about twenty
five hundred dollars! This Special
Grand Jury, called to find Indict'
ineuts against parties for bribery at
tiie recent election, found four indict
ments. Two of those indicted were
acquitted outright, and the Indictment
against the other two were thrown out
ot Court, liecane the evidence to sus
tain them was insufficient. Thus ends
this farce, and fully justifies the tele
gram of the Attorney General to
Glbbs. tlmt tins proceeding was calcu
lated to entail unusual and needless
expense. It also adds more proof, if
more were needed, of the utter deprav
ity of the call of soreheads its Port
land. All their false swearing ami
hrlliery schemes have failed, and they
stand before the people of Oregon to
day branded as men without honor or
principle, who stand ready to do any
thing tlmt will aid In the accomplish
ment of tlielr malignant schemes of ven
geauce against the Republican party.
The Bishop of Lincoln Is heralded
MM nH4empeinee man, having
preached a sermon In Ms catliedral
against, the Temperance Pledge, de.
nound'ig It as imscriptaral, and asser
ting that It "undermines the Godhead of
Christ' -whlch, to say the least, I
curious figure.
How utterly powerless are the deep
est laid schemes of the con-opt and
vicious over truth and honesty, is wit
nessed In the failure of every scheme
put forth by tiie little ring of soreheads
In Portland to bring disgrace upon tiie
party that has nursed and fed them,
and given them all the prominence,
and more, that, their abilities. Individ
ually and collectively, would warrant.
With the Court. Jury, District Attor
ney, perjured witnesses to swear to
just such evidence as was wanted, and
everything else in their favor, the sore
head ring succeeded in getting a Salem
repeater, who voted for Nesmith, to
plead guilty a conviction which could
and would have been reached by the
next regular jury, without extra cost
to the people at a cost to tiie people
of S-2,500, while they utterly failed to
make good their sworn statements
with regard to bribery and corruption
in Portland. And now this ring ot
sorelieads stand out before the people
of Oregon, convicted as malignant
and willful falsifiers on every count.
Having sounded the lowest depths of
Infamy, their organ now announces
that it sees no further ""inducement"
to train with the Republican party!
and has "officially" gone over to De
mocracy. If Democracy can stand It
good ; the Republican party is relieved
of a grievous burden of sin by its withdrawal.
Hope Grange No. 24. At an elec
tion, last Saturday, in this Grange, the
former Master, G. F. Simpson, was
elected Master ; L. Smith. Overseer;
A. S. TiOoney. Lecturer; John Need
ham. Steward ; Isaac Needham, Asst.
Steward ; Jonathan Needham, Chap
lain ; M. Werts, Treasurer; John Mil
laid, Secretary; John Elder, Gatekeep
er; Miss Llnna Nanny, Ceres; Mrs.
Lucinda Smith. Pomona; Mrs. A. S.
Powell, Flora; Miss Sarah Werts,
Lady Assistant Steward.
It is an error to suppose that a man
belongs to himself. No man does.
He belongs to his wife, or his children,
or his relations, or his creditors, or to
society, In some form or other. It is
for their especial good and behalf that
be lives and works, and they kindly
allow him to retain a certain percent
age of his gains to administer to his
own pleasures or wants. He has his
body, and that Is all, and even for that
he is answerable to society. In short,
society is the master and man Is the
servant; and it is entirely according as
society turns out a good or bad master,
whether he turns out a bad or a good
The sorehead organ asks "What of
the Night ?" It must present a terrible
dark and gloomy prospect to a sheet
whose only object is to vent its spleen
on respectable people and secure the
largest "Inducements" therefor.
It Is stated that Victor Hugo resem
bles Jnbal A. Early. When Hugo
learns the fact he will no doubt either
become Insane or commit suicide.
Most anybody would do one or the
other if he thought lie looked like
The following common-place Is from
the Lynchburg (Tenn.,) Pioneer of the
2Sth nit.: "The weather for the past
few days has been splendid for killing
hogs, and a great many have taken ad
vantage of It"
How much will the Democratic
party be gainer In the future by the
aid of the Oregonian, and how long will
It remain true to Its new love? are the
newest conundrums asked by Demo
crats hereabouts.
New Hampshire is proud of the pro
duct of "a single shoe factory." Host
shoe factories turn out their wares In
pain; bttt perhaps, says the World,
this particular one wm established to
tupply the numerous Nw Hampshire
volunteers who lost one leg In tbt war.
Rest is not quitting
t he busy career ;
Rest is the fltthii
Of self to it sphere,
'Tis the brook's motion,
Clear without strife ;
Fleeing to ocean
After Its Hfe,
'Tis loving and serving
The Highest and Best;
'Tis onward unswerving!
And that is true rest.
The Oreijnniau publishes approving
ly, what purports to be the letter of a
correspondent of the Pittsburg Under,
from Washington. This correspond
ent asserts that a prominent lawyer of
Washington, whom he interviewed,
told him that Williams "knows abso
lutely nothing of law," and that he
cannot "write two consecutive words
of English." Now every Oregonlan
knows these assertions to be bald-laced
lies utterly false. Yet this yenile
sheet publishes them here in Oregon
approvingly, knowing them to be
false, and at the same time pretending
to be friendly to Williams ! Look at
the cool mendacity of the thing. The
effrontery and cheeklness of the Or.
yonimls beyond all precedent -It Is
a regular whafr-you-may-call-lt on
wheels !
TOO BUST. A strong-minded
woman in Detroit made the following
gentle reply to a politician who had
called at her house to get her husband
to go to the polls and vote. "No. sir,
he can't go. He's washing now, and
he's got to Iron to-morrow, and If he
wasn't doing anything he couldn't go.
I run this 'ere house, I do, and If any
one votes It'll be this same Mary
In Grass Valley ho ffblsky punches
are made of water In which a salt
mackerel has been boiled. Old topers
there declare that the "salt biled
water" Imparts a delicate, and aro
matic and pungent flavor to the punch.
Bilge water would be a still better sub
stitute. Try it.
The subject of this brief sketch died
at his residence in this city this morn
ing December 27. 1873, at 4:4B, He
was taken sick Friday morning, De
cember 19, and only lived one short
week. He was bom in Wapallo coun
ty, Iowa, May 14, 1845, ami was con
seqitentlv nearly twenty-nine years of
age at tiie time of his death. He re
moved from Iowa to this State with
his parents in 1862, who settled near
town, and for the greater portion of
the time lias lived with his parents in
the city. Already his fatlier and two
sisters have preceded him to the land
of unknown and unknow able myste
ries, and their bodies repose in the
quiet grave vard within sight of his
home. With no fear in his heart, he
met the dread conqnerer and passed
quietly and painlessly from the scenes
of earth.
For several years he has been pub
lisher and principal writer for tiie
Journal. All who knew htm know
how steadfastly and earnestly he bat
tled for what he conceived to be right,
and with what strength and power, he
opposed, from the purest motive,
what was wrong. As kind as a brotla-r
to those ni distress, none knew him
well who did not love him as one. As
a mau. uo one could meet him without
being attracted by his inherent good
ness. As a friend, he was one of the
firmest and truest we have ever known,
lie leaves a mother and brother in this
city, a brother in Washington, and a
sister In Olympla. many relatives near
town, and numerous friends who
mourn his early departure from our
midst. Eugene Journal.
Distressful. There Is consterna
tion In the camp of the Bedrock De
mocracy. The sorehead gang begin
to crowd In on tbem, and with charac
teristic modesty demand tiie right to
"run" the Democratic party and hold
the offices. It promises to be another
experience like that of Slnbad, with
the old man of the tea on his back.
He rose to go away. SU whtopered,
as she accompanied hint to the door,
"I shall beat home next Sttnday even
ls" 'ftosWl It" he rtBlkxk
The Democrats and Back Par
It seems hardly credible that the De
mocratic Congressional csiochfCw hlch
In a much larger sense than the cor
responding machinery ot the Republi
can organization Is understood to
make laws for the party, could have
taken the position it did on Saturday
night toward the act known as the
Salary Grab and the men who sup
ported it. We have seen the party
commit some egregious blunders in
the past dozen years, but never any
so utterly stupid, so absolutely suicidal
as this. The action of the last Con
gress In passing the Salary Grab bill
was a blunder and a crime. The Re
publican majority, though a smaller
portion of hem than of Democrats
voted for the bill, were held responsi
ble for it. The indignation of the
people was thoroughly aroused, as the
late elections testify, against tiie out
rage, and it Is also testified by the
same elections that their indignation
was visited upon the party In power.
Some of the Democratic leaders. In
deed most of them. sa the opportu
nity, and In their conventions and on
the stump made the most of It. Their
newspaper organs were full of denun
ciations of the great swindle, their
eonventlons condemned it by resolu
tion in the most unmeasured terms,
and their orators never tired of ring
ing the changes upon it. In
every State where they made a can
vass this was their leading topic; upon
this peg they hung the weight ot their
opposition to the Administration. In
Pennsylvania tliey repudiated a Salary
Grabber who had" long been one of the
most prominent and influential of
their leaders, and in this State they
carried a clause in their resolutions of
condemnation denouncing Democrats
as well as Republicans who voted
for it or who had not renounced
their share in the plunder. It Is not
too much to say that whatever of suc
cess that party could claim in the late
elections was attributable to Its persis
tent charging of the responsibility for
this unpopular measure upon the Re
publican majority in Congress, and its
equally constant and earnest disclaim
ers on its own account and repudia
tion of all connection with its authors
and abettors.
The Democratic party, it may be
observed, Is not so flush of capital
that it can afford to throw away op
portunities to take advantage of the
mistakes of its opponents. There
would have been, to be sure, good
reason to doubt the sincerity of the
party In denouncing a measure for
which a majority of its representatives
In Congress had voted, but this had
already been done by its conventions
in official utterances and by the party
orators and organs in a sweeping and
demonstrative way. They bad carried
elections on it. It was the first win
ning card they had played for a long
time. But when the representatives
of the party came together at Wash
ington, tliey disclosed at once the hol
lowness of their ante-election profes
sions and promises, and went hack on
the entire record. The reason for It is.
of course, plain enough. A majority
of tlicm hid voted for the bill and
touched tiie plunder. What was the
party to them, except as they could
use It to secure office and what was
office but opportunity to get money
out of the public treasury ? It was
not for them to make sacrifices for the
party. If there was any sacrifice to
be made they were quite ready to sac
rifice the party to their owii greed,
and then take their chances before the
people. And so they flung in the
faces of all the Democratic Conten
tions that had denounced the Grab,
the nomination of Fernando Wood,
a chief Salary Grabber, for Speaker,
and by that act saddled themselves
with more of the responsibility for the
measure than could with any show of
reason be charged to their opponent.
The New-Hampshire Democratic Con
gressman who stumped his district for
re-election last spring on the ground
ot his opposition to the Grab, and
immediately after election drew his
plunder, was a fit forerunner of the
caucus of last Saturday. He was an
excellent specimen of his party.
The Administration party has been
guilty of some great follies and great
crimes, nt to repudiate mat party
and set up tn Its place one that has no
more consistency, sincerity or honesty
than has been shown by the Democrats
ill this matter would be turning out
blunderers to Install thieves tn their
places. The truth Is, and It Is use
less to undertake to disguise it. the
Democratic party Is hopeless. It has
survived Its principles, Its sense of
honor, its Integrity, and Its capacity
for usefulness, ft lags superfluous.
The best service It can do the country
lajlo dbband.-A'. Y. Tribune, ..
Just fair .gh to be pretty,
- -t?!,"!t gentle enough to be sweet.
Just saucy enough to be witty,
Just dainty enough to be neat,
Just tall enough to be graceful,
Just slight enough for a fay.
Just dressy enough to be tasteful.
Just merry eiough to be gay.
Just tears enough to be tender,
Just sighs en -nigh to be sad,
Tones soft enough to remember.
Your heart through their cadence
made glad.
Just meek enough for submission.
Just bold enough to be brave;
Sust pride enough for ambition,
Just thoughtif J enough to be grave.
A tongue that can talk without bann
ing. Just nuseliief enough to tease,
Maimers pleasant enough to be chann
lug. That put you at once at your eae.
Disdain to put down presumption.
Sarcasm to answer a fool,
Cool contempt enough shown to con
sumption. Proper dignity always the rule.
Flights of fair fancy ethereal.
Devotion to science full paid,"
Stuff oi the sort of material
Tliat really good housewives are
Generous enough and kind-hearted,
Pure as the angels above
Oh ! from her may I never be parted.
For such is the maiden I love.
Three Hundred Thonnnod Dollars a
Day Income.
The late Consul-General of the
United States at Cairo. George Butler,
while In Washington recently, gave a
correspondent some fresh and very in
teresting information tn relation to tlw
wealth and magnificence of the Pasha
or Egypt:
Said Pasha Is described as a person
of culture, speaking French with ease,
and English a little ; fully educated at
the Polytechnic school In Paris, and
wearing the dress of Christian people.
He is a shrewd anil rteb merchant, and
not a soldier by propensity; and his
income and the luxury of his court ex
ceed the tales of Haroun al Raschid's
splendor. He has nn income of $1 10. -000,000
per annum, or more than halt
as much as the whole annual expense
of the United States Government, In
clusive of the cost of tiie public debt.
To keep our 50,000 or 60,000 office
holders, our army, our navy, do the
public printing, etc., requires fcl.eO'!.
000 a month. The Pasha, who has no
more subjects than there are citizens
of New York State, has. by Mr. But
ler's careful estimation, between nine
and ten millions a month, or more
than three hundred thousand a day.
lie lias twenty-seven palaces, all tiie
corporate property or that which with
us would be controlled by cororativi
in the country, and no law whatever
but what lie can think of or will from
day to day. He has four wives and a
vast harem, yet he ts temperiite and
prudent, and still lie is not happy,
lie wants to be a King ; but the domi
nation of Turkey sits upon his dreams
like the gobbler upon the full boy alter
Christmas dinner.
As an indication of Said Pasha's
wealth, it Is related that the Empress
of France said to him. in Paris :
"Viceroy, I should like very much
to visit your Pyramids, but I cannot
ride on a camel, and I suppose 1 can
net go there by any road. '
"Your Majesty can go there by eith
er railway or highway, as you like,"
said the Viceroy.
When she went tliere at the opening
of the Suez Canal, the Empress found
a road made, twelve miles long, across
the desert, lighted with gas, shaded all
the way with transplanted trees ; and
half way on was a palace for her re
pose, with a second palace to entertain
her at the Pyramids all especially
made for this one journey.
What part of a wagon does the hus
band lrequeutly find too long:-1 The
What part does the wife often find
short? The sand box.
What part do the boys like best.J
The hounds.
Which do the girls like best' The
What nart suits both boys and girls
alike? The coupling.
What part suits the whole family
best? The bed.
What part does not suit any of the
family? The tire.
To what part does the wife ofteaest
refer yoof The hubs-band.
With What part should the girls be
come better acquainted? The fhlmbV.
With what part should Juveniles
form an;torljr acquaintance? The rod.