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About The Albany register. (Albany, Or.) 1868-18?? | View Entire Issue (Jan. 3, 1874)
l'. S. OfBelal Paper tor Ontoa.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 3, 1874.
The Kantian Canal.
Thfcf great Writ was completed some
iliiys B Itim its far n Hie residence of
Mr. James Klkiue.hoilt one mile
.-outh of the Court IlouseiP&ciJy.
From thU jwint tlie waters f Uie
Canal are 1w be carried In two ditches
or canals, one branch leading north (o
the lidipoola river, and the other run
ning north tothe city limits on the soul !.
thence diverging east to La Fayette
street, and thence north, down said
I. aFayette street, to the Willamette
river. The branch leading to the Cal-
ipooia was completed and ready to re
ceive water on tlie 31st of December,
and it was determined to let In the
water from the Santiam on the first of
January, 1874; and tor this purpose
Mr. Luther Elkins President of the
Company, started for the head of the
Canal, some thirteen mill's from this
city, and one mile from Lebanon, on
the evening of the 31st. The Presi
dent took with him a small boat, in
which lie intended to take a first class
excursion from the head to the mouth
of the Canal. . But upon reaching the
Santiam it was deemed advisable not
to let the water In at present,as, owing
to the heavy rains that had prevailed
for several days previously, all tlie
s walla, creeks arid depressions on the
line of the Canal were full to the brim
with w.,ter, already threatening to
break bounds, and of themselves flood
the Canal. And in fact this did occur,
as the waters from oue or more sloughs
tound their way into toe Canal, mak
ing a lively little stream, tilling the
f anal to a depth of more than one
foot, flowing through it all day on
TiiursdSy. At the time we write this
(Friday evening) there Is but little
more than six inches of water running
in the Canal, and the water Is very
nearly clear, showing that the Canal
ha been pretty thoroughly cleaned ot
nil loose dirt left in finishing up. So
fnr the undertaking has proved a mag
nificent and gratifying success a last
ing monument to the originator of the
work, and those who nobly came for
ward and aided, with their Influence
and money, in completing it. The fall
has been nicely graded, giving a fair
inrivut, but not too rapid. In fact
every part and parcel of the work
seems to have been decided upon after
great care and cautious calculation,
and completed In the most careful and
workiuaulike manner. We congratu
late our people ou the consummation
of this grand enterprise an enterprise
that will bring more nctnai prosperity
to Albany than any other. We also
ongratulate tlie ofllcers and stockhol
ders on the successful issue of the un
dertaking. In bringing about this suc-ea-.
no men have labored harder or
worked more faithfully than have the
Board of Directors, for which they de
serve and should receive the highest
meed of praise from all our citizens.
Aud now we announce tlie Albany &
Sintiain Canal Company ready for
busies ready to furnish the very
hH of chuck in quantities to suit. '
Officers Elkct. At the election
held at Hie hall ot Albany Lodge No.
4 I.O.O.F., oil Wednesday evening,
Uie following gentlemen secured
oil'.ee : W. M. Ketchnni, N. G. ; H.
1)., Godly, V. G. ; P. II. Raymond.
Sec ; Geo. W. Young, Treasurer;
Messrs. J. F. Backensto, W. 8.
Newbury and Fred Grat Trustees.
A. Wueeler & CO. This enter-prl-ing
firm is out with at. entire
column advertisement In this Issue,
inviting those tu want of goods in
their line to call and see them at
Hbedd. They keep a full stock ot the
latest and best In dry goods, clothing,
grocerie , etc.. nd are willing to dis
pose of tlie same at a very small ad
va nee on first cost For liberal dealers
go to those who patronize rttejlr county
t)sB-FiFTii. Thls city pays one
fiftn of the taxes collected in Linn
CMMtT - ' i ,. '' :
pfeDONby-Tbc Vaseii t
council retires tron pmgr on aotiwaj .
Dorini thf yha pasted thity tore
labored, a fc Board, to advance the
best interests of tfce city. In every ei
jieuditure ot the public funds, economy
has been the rule, and every" "effort
nod to prevent unnecessary and use
less waste. Public improvements of
t Uai greatest utility have been inaug
urated and, completed during the
jenr, which win iong stanu as endur
ing monuments, hearing testimony to
tlie gnou judgment ami sound business
capacity nf the members donipoaing
tlie Board ot t;oimriloieii of the city
of Albany tor 1873. Tlie ok! Council
deserve and should receive the highest
plaudits l this people for their houest
and eon scieueious endeavor to properly
discharge the public trust with which
they were charged- We ask for the
new Board' at least as much leniency
aud encouragement in the tjerformanee
of the thankless task before them for
the year 1 S74, as was extended to tlie
outgoing Board ; and we wish that
their record, at tlie close or the j'ear,
may be as well and fully made up as
was the record of 1873,
Wood's Hocseold Magazine For
January, contains a lavish supply of
first rate articles. It is now in Its
fourteenth volume and every year has
increased its popularity and added
new friends to its large list of admirers.
Though retaining its' old name, it has
not the slightest connection with its
former proprietor, but has for many
mouths been the exclusive property
of Mr. S. E. Shutes. its present pub
lisher. H. V. Osborue (Tenoroou)
still contiuues as its editor aud is tlie
only person employed in that capacity
giving to the magazine not a care
less supervision, but direct personal
attention in every , department. The
magazine is improving constantly, and
U splendidly adapted to the members
of the household. The present num
ber coutains three engravings aud oi her
good things in, proportion. Price of
magazine oue dollar per year witii
chrpmo Yo-Semite, oue dollar and a
half. The Register aud magazine
for 3 per annum.
Offosition Is tie life of trade,
but is not always a blessing. Rumor
has it that a line of steamers will be
put on between Sun Francisco and
Portland, to connect with the boats
of tlie W. R. T. Co., the first steamer
to arrive at Portlaud next week. We
hope the report may prove true, and
that the line may be continued, so that
the blessing of low freights may be
continued Indefinitely. Success to all
endeavors to fiimlsh adequate trans
portation at fair rates.
Education. We have received the
report of tlie Commissioner of Edu
cation for the year 1872 a pamphlet
of nearly one hundred pages Issued
at the Government printing ofhee.
Washington. It is a very Interesting
ard valuable report.
Ick. The Columbia river, below
the mouth of the Willamette, is run
ning full of Ice an indication that
navigation will be possible scon.
Off thf. Bar. The ship Loch Dee
w;is reported off the Columbia river
bar on the 1st She comes in ballast
to load with wheat for Europe.
A Riley, Ky., hash distributor offers
to keep the "porpers" for five cents
"a pese" less than toe lowest bid hand
ed in. That fellow is one of those who
can't see -'what use public schools is,
A man was staggering down street
the other day, pretty foil of cocktails, a
friend overtaking him offered him his
arm. ' -Get out" saJ tlie tight one, "I
can take care of myself. Do you think
this is tlie first time I have got drunk?"
NPtX IAI. CABLE DISPATCH.
From the World's Fair.
Vienna. Austria, Aug. 20, 73.
W. G. Wilson, Esq., President
Wilton Settling Machine Company, Cleve
land, Ohio: The Wilson Sewing Ma
chine received tlie Grand Prize Med
al for being the Be9t Sewing Machine,
and a Grand Prize (medal of hony)
was awarded to the Wilson Sewing
Machine Co. fer manufacturing sewing
machines hi tlie best manner, from the
I beat material, and bwiho best known
mechanical priuojpita. These cele
brated machines ar now on exhibition
M for -sale st the store of - , yi .
lltf. BLAiN, YOUNG St GO.
In mirrhiuhina a
NAIJM TSf MAK." -; M
THE STATInC$JBtUI WORN
tiimsof the Mes of S-'wiiift MiiHUnW
in 1872, ireixined In ki'l . show t! at the
Singer uianiifartnrtMvniniiHiir sold, lust
niaifilnes tlmn A "Y nfni'r Company, Rim
over ouu iiuarter of all inaehiiHW sold dur
hi tlt year. Nine out of fen of arid
Silver Mm liines tere lor FA MIL V use -proving
trio irr at popularity of the Sinscr
In the household. Annexed are the Sales
of the different linkers:
The Nina.r MtxmWn O). Md 1 75H.
WW.v. & Wllsou MffeCo....Sold 174.0KfS
Hone Macluno Cn !esilmnf..ili uvnim
Graver ft I!aker. W. Co " 52,(110
Domestics, M, Go
neea s. M. 10..... ...
Wilcox & titbit) s. M. (jo,.
WilsonS. t, Co.... .
Aiaer. B. H. a R M. Co.
Rold Medul S. M.Co.nj..i.
Florence S. M. Co. . . Z
T1TCS, BOl'R(iAKl)KS& Co.,
Also, all kinds of Machine needles kept
for sale. novtfyft
A. WHEEL KU, C. V. HOL'OE.
C. U. WUEELEB.
i . . . . ' r , I ' i . r,.,
A. WHEELCB A CO.,
Dealers in Merchandise and I'nKluee.
goott assortment of all kinds of Goods ul
wifj s in store at lowest market rates.
Agents for sale of Wagons, Grain Drills,
Cider Milts, Chums, Ac., Set.
CA8H paid for WHEAT, OATS, PORK
BUTE it, EtiUS and FOfLTJtY.
A. T. 4 ill: Kit V Proprietor,
Manufactures Steam Engines,
Flour and Saw Tfill nachln
And til kinds of
IRON ASD BKASN CASTIXUS.
Particular attention paid to repairing all
kinds of machinery. 41vS
A. (MOTHERS k CO.,
I HK.HK AIM, OlIJi, PAIN'M, K(i
a.,ASS, LAMPS, ETC.,
All the iwpalar
rTNK CUTLERY, CIGARS, TOBACCO,
and Toilet: Good.
Particular care and promptness given
Physicians' prescriptions and Family Kec
lpo8- A. CABOTHERS A CO.
Murder In Albany
HAS.VE VEIt YETBKEJf KNOWN, AND
no threatening of it at present.
Is a thing which sometime must befall
every son and danghterof the human fam
ily ; and yet,
At the IMid-duy,
Of your life, if diseaSo lays his Vile hands
upon you, there is still "a lialm in Gllead,"
by which you may be restored to perfect
health, and prolong your days to a miracu
By calling on
R. C. HILL A SON,
With a preticii
. where von can have
by one experienced in t hat
particular line. Also, constantly on hand
a good assortment, nf fresh drugs, patent
medicines, chemicals, paints, oils, dye
stuffs.irusses, etc. Agents for the
. Mabnti Halt Weed Remedy,
Or, Oregon Rheumatic Care; Dr. D. Jay no
A Bona' medicines, etc.
Rpmiee Positive aid Negative Powtlors
ptortSSffa DRrlGOCftS. ETC.
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WITH NEV AND FAST
POWER AND HANJ
Latest and most Desirable
TO GO FOR
When you wish
Bnt why particularize, when it is gen
erally acknowledged that we are
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J. D. TITl'S.
J. f. TITVS.
TITUS, BOHEGARDES & CO.
Silver & Plated Ware,
especially for tlie Pacitic Coact by the
NATIONAL ELGIN WATCH CO.
of Elgin, Illinois, viz:
WATCH, ahd wo tnont confldentlv m
onimend tlieni to tlie public, its poswesSini?
more (food qualities for tlie price tliiin any
other Watch In the market.
We also keep all other hrands of Eteln.
Walthani and Swiss Wntz-hps. ( ilnnts .&..
elrj-, Mtvcr and Plated Ware,
Phlol and Cartridge.
GST Impairing a Specialty. .
Hrm 'rk IHw and Uooda Hold,
I FTW,, to b aa Bepreaealed.
Tltna, Bnnmrdc A Co.,
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