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About The Albany register. (Albany, Or.) 1868-18?? | View Entire Issue (May 30, 1874)
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V. B. 0JataI Papr for Oretrva.
SATURDAY, MAY 30, 1874.
From the general tone of the
taxpayer in Linn county, e are
inclined to the belief that the Inde
pendent ticket, State and county,
will get a good healthy majority
next Monday. We had feared, all
along, that there was a large body
of Republicans who intended to
support the State Republican ticket;
but the late news has been so uui
formly one way, viz., that the
election lay between Grover and
Campbell, that the strongest, bed
rook Republicans, have given up
their prejudices and will vote the
entire Independent ticket, from
Governor to Coroner. This is as
it should b& Certainly the People
have suffered enough through the
tbnr past years of Grover-Wadkinds
misrule, to enable them to vote tor
even a lera competent man than Mr.
Campbell. Linu county can be set
down almost certainly for the In
dependents. Tlie schooner Alice, 366 tons,
built at Port Blakely, is finished
and has sailed for San Francisco.
The schooner Una, built at the
same place, was launched on the
14th insL The builder of the Una
will immediately commence the con.
struction of another schooner on the
The Waitsburg and Dayton cir
cuits will hold a union campniett
iug on the Touchet, about halt-way
between Waitsburg and Dayton,
near Harvey Iiateman's place, com
mencing Juue 19th, 1874.
The Boulder News has been
shown, at the office of the Territo
rial assayer, a certificate of assay ot
rock from a newly opened Gold hill
vein, that was very remarkable, the
yield being above 812,000 per ton,
of which 111,500 is gold.
The Tribune says : "The day is
not fit distant wheu the farmers
will be raising tar and feathers,
wherewith to clothe the officers of
Fnoob. The seed is already in the
ground, and is growing finely.
Col L R. Wood, of Springfield,
Dakota, has concluded to go west.
He baa been appointed Collector at
Ounalaska, Aleutian Islands, 1,800
miles west of Sitka, Alaska.
The great Junjel will case in
New York, ended on the 23d in
favor of the Chase party, unless
George Washington Bowen appeals
form the decision to the Supreme
Court The estate is valued at
Sixty thousand dollars has been
raised for the benefit of the Mill
river, Mass., sufferers. One hun
dred families, or 700 persons, were
left entirely destitute.
The New Mexican is reformed
that the San Cristobal grant of
nearly 40,000 acres has been told
to Mr, S. H, Langhlin, of San
Krenoisoo, California. ,
George Marshal, of Junction
Citv. and Charles Marshal, ot
fiageneCHy.have parehswd the
woolen factor at Ashland.
Forest Grove hoodlums sing The
Mad Ikrtcber" in coureh, to thean.
fhe WBtomette Univewty 94
Having shown the fact of the
existence of a ring which has been
running the Democratic party of
this county, and the treasury otthis
county, tor their own selfish pur
pose, it is left for us only to ex
amine the cause, and find the
The cause lies in the great prj,
ponderance of the Democratic party
in this county, and the slavishness
with which its members have sub
mitted to the party lash.
No matter with what base treach
ery they had been treated in its
conventions, they must forgive the
injury, pocket the insult, and vote
the ticket, for the sake of the party,
and their own reoord. And they
have done so. The ring has carried
the party in its pockets, like a
faithful "Efgin," confident that it
would undeviatingly beat the time
to their winding.
A nomination being equivalent
to an election, the strife was
changed from one for principle,
between Democrats and Republi
cans, to one fofHpoils, among
There has been very little lalxr
with tact and argument to persuade
Republicans to turn from the error
of their ways, but Democrat has
woried with Democrat, and all
manner ot falsehoods have been
told, and all manner ot bargains
and combinations have been entered
into to defeat Democrats, until for
years, nothing but the party lash
and our ohl-time prejudices, and
reluctance to change our party as
sociations, has kept us together,
when we should have been woik
iug harmoniously together for the
The remedy is plain. To com
bine against the ring in convention
would be making ourselves as
guilty as those whom we condemn;
besides, a defeat would not be per
manent; they would try harder next
time, and the battle would never
be decisively won. They must be
taught that a nomination procured
by fraud is not worth having.
That urh a victory leads to
certain defeat. Then the ring will
dissolve for want of any induce
ment to remain united.
And all other rings, incipient or
developed, will see the result and
profit by the lesson. Then, per
haps, "offices will be left to seek
the men," and the people will have
some voice as to who shall rule
over them ; and the county fund,
contributed by all, for the good of
all, will be expended for the bene
fit of the whole people.
To be sure the whip will crack,
but the old cry ot "sorehead," so
often applied where it was often
deserved, does not apply to us.
We simply refuse to be longer
"slaves ot the ring" or "of the lamp"
A good ticket, fairly nominated,
would have been elected, and
probably can be in the future ; but
the ring mutt be beaten, and we
intend to do it, and that, too, where
it will settle their bash tor all tune
to come. I mean at the poll.
It is not necessary to fight the
whole party to do it. We have
not rebelled against the party nor
the ticket, but the candidates of the
ring mav as well stand from under,
But "we have gone dver to the
Republicans." Not a bit ot it,
TM Waders of our party (I regret
to nave it to ey), have done so,
Vol only WinUtfw ewnty
ties met in joint convention, but
whether in honorable, indissoluble
marriage bond, or only for tern
poiary lascivious embrace, we are
not yet informed; not only in
Douglas county, where the two
parties have done the same thing,
but the majority of our past leaders
throughout tlie nation did go over
to tlie Republicans, in National
Convention, when they adopted
the Liberal Republican Platform
and the Liberal Republican Can
didat,e a man who had fought us
more persistently and effectively
than any other man in America.
They sold themselves, and tried by
gag-law and the power of numbers
to force the rest to go with them,
but we don't drive "worth a cent."
We have not gone over to Repub
licanism, but we hold and intend
to maintain that "we are, and of
right ought to be," and hereafter
will be free and independent of
all cliques, rings or combinations,
by whatsoever name they may be
called, world without end, Amen.
The candidates on the Demo.
cratic ticket in this county, aided
by their friends, have been busily
at work ever since the adjournment
of the Democratic County Con
vention, using every means in their
power to buy, coax or drive voters
into the support of the ticket put
up tor them, by the Convention.
Money has been spent freely, all
sorts and styles ot rumors have been
put in circulation by them to in
jure the Independents and secure
votes for the Democratic ticket
Every man who had formerly voted
with the Democracy was- haunted
night and day, and every induce
ment offered him to "decline" to
run on the Independent ticket.
Wheu it was found that the Inde
pendent candidates were not to be
scared, coaxed, driven or bought
off, but were determ ned o stand
by the People, whose candidates
they were, these tricksters then re
sorted to the last, meanest and very
lowest dodge of political hoodlums
who see defeat staring them in the
face, to-wit : circulating the report
that the Democrats had all re
signed, leaving none but those who
formerly affiliated with the Repub
lican party on the ticket. The only
truth in the whole report was the
withdrawal of Mr. Cook, as a can
didate tor tlie State Senate, and his
place' was immediately fillet? bya well
qualified and intelligent gentleman
a gentleman who has heretofore
voted and acted with tlie Demo
cratic party. With the exception
of Mr. Cook, who had good and
sufficient reasons, as he thought,
for taking the course he did, there
has not been nor will there be any
withdrawal and every man on the
Independent ticket will work faith
fully to the last hoar for the suc
cess of the whole Independent ticket.
Whenever a man tells you that any
candidate on the ticket has declined
to run, set him down at once as
one not well informed or as a
The Committee on Ways and
Means on the 20th authorized Fos
ter to report a resolution censuring
the Secretary of the Treasury, the
Assistant Secretary, , and Solicitor
Banfield, for lax and careless ad?
ministration ot the law in tho San.
Trenor W. Pa?k announces him,
cwahia af TenkflBi.
THANKFUL TO AN APPRECIATIVE PUBLIC FOR TIIKIU GENEROUS AND
unfailing support In the lwt, aud hnncfnl ol' u ton' liutntioc mi I enlaMeinent
the same in the future, wo desire through thin mc'liiim to eall the a' tent Ion of con
sumers in Linn county, to our w ell assorted and carefully purchased stocks of good!
at the ubove points, comprising full and
Complete Lines ol all Classes
of goods nsiiallv kept in Country Stores. Luck of time mil space preclude" any at
tempt to specify ; hut we are determined to maintain and a l l to our remit. ition for
keeping the most complete Country Store in Lion county, and will on y a In conclu
sion, that our House at Shedd will be found to contain, at nil times, more nearly
Everything Needed on a Farm
than ever before-and as we have not been in the past, neither will we be in the future,
undersold by any honorable dealer.
A. WHEELER CO.,
SHEDD and PEORIA,
Dealers in General Merchandise,
Machinery, Wagons, Lumber, Shingles, Ac.
Bills for building furnished to order at lowest rates. jPorwawHrtg and
Commission MerclianU. jf Highest market rates in Cash for
fcAII Hinds or Merchantable Produce, "i 2
Shf.m and Peoria, Linn county, Oregon.
GRAF & COLLAR,
Manufacturer, and Dealers in
OF ALL KINDS.
BL'BEAVS, BEDSTEADS, TABLE,
LOlfXUE, SOFAH, MPBIXU
BEDH, CHAIB. ETC.,
Alwav on hand or made to order on the
FURNITURE repaired expeditiously and
at fair rates.
Our Factory is on Water street, at foot of
Lyon, adjoining Althousc Co.'s Planing
Mill, where we invite our friends and the
public to call and examine our stock of
Salesroom at Drug- Start of A. '
rothers ('., Flrat street.
A.bany, Feb. 38, 1874-24
OLD STOVE DEPOT.
, Dealer in
COOK, PAJUOR AND BOX,
Of the best patterns.
A LAO i TIN, SHEET IBON A SB tP
And the usual assortment of funiishint
As to be obtained in a tin store.
Kepatm neatly and promptly executed,
n reasonable tonus.
FROST 8TRK T, ALBANY.
TJLAEK DEEDS, MOBTOAOfS, ETC.,
Latest and Improved styles,
Call at the Register Office.
Call at the Register Office.
TWO LOTS ON CORNER OF WATRB
and Ellsworth streets, In this city, on
which there is a good dwelling-house con
taining five rooms; there is a large wood
shod and other outbuildings, a splendid
well of water, etc. The property Isforsale
on reasonable l crras, For further particu
lars iwuiire, on the premises, of
MEN. N. HITt'HIft.
Allmny, February 21, 1WI
THE COPARTNERSHIP HERETOFORE
existing lietween the undersigned, l,
this day dissolved by mutual consent,
Messrs. L.E.BIaln and J. Barrow retiring.
The business will hereafterrweooaueMSl
by S. E. Young. .
All persons having unsettled bumnsa
with the undersigned, will please call
twsir earnest convenience,