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FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 1S75.
Oar Relation with Spain,
The little trouble between this conn
try and Spain, arising out ot the
Yirgiiiim affair, has never been settled.
Secretary Fish, in trentiug with Spain
upon the subject, "was aa lenient aa
possible with the infant itepublie, then
Struggling with ditriculty and the dan
ger of transition from monarchy, in
addition to the internal rebellion, be
cause he deemed it tlie duty of the na
tion to extend such aid as was in its
ipower to help found successfully a
-government of the people in Spain.
'To this end our demands under the
protocol were made with Admiral
Polo. Supplementary negotiations,
'while presented in dignified form and
-manner, were not prosecuted with
such vigor as they now will bear, ne
cessity for moral support to Spain,
the young republic, having been re
moved by the restoration of a mon
archy. It will be remembered that
some time ago it was announced that
Spain had made a settlement with
England for indemnity demanded aris
ing from the Vlrgtnilts troubles. After
this iact beoaine public, Secretary Fish
stated that tlie claims ot this Govern
ment would be settled iu a manner
similar to that with Great Gritain, at
an early day. The restoration of a
monarchy gives this government a
first opportunity to demand a prompt
settlement ot all claims, in a manner
which cannot be mistaken. The ques
tion of sympathy will not enter into
the negotiations. - Tlie Don Alfonso
Government cannot reject the protocol
without its abrogation, and to abro
gate a compact as binding on a nation
as this would be equivalent to declare
war. an event certainly not desired by
Spain in view ot existing divisions in
political opinions among its people.
At lea? t, the acts ot the late Republic,
so far as they relate to tlie Virginia
indemnity, will be recognized by the
new Government, and reparation, so
far as money can atone for our griev
ances, will be very soon made.'-' The
telegraph informs m that Secretary
Fisb had an extended interview with
the President on Saturday last, when
the subject cf the Vfrginius trouble
was lully discussed. As a result, the
President, who has long been restive
under the policy of the State Depart
ment in this matter, has decided upon
a vigorous and decisive course at once.
A member of the House Foreign Af
fairs Committee, who, also, has been
strongly opposed to the cause of the
.Secretary In this matter, lias publicly
stated that a time must come for the
nation to assume a more aggressive
policy. . "
The political troubles in Louisiana
seem to be growing worse. Gen.
Sheridan has been seut there to re
lieve Gen. McDowell, and the Con
gressional Investigating Committee
are at work trying to get at the bot
tom or real causes of the trouble.
Sheridan telegraphs to the Secretary
of War that life and property are ter
ribly insecure there, and advises the
arrest ot .' the leaden , of , the : White
Leaguers, m His telegram Is denounced
as false, and his advice pronounced
-barbarous. In the mean time the
Committee, we hope, will make a full
and unbiased examination of all the
causes that have been and now are
at work creating such a deplorable
zstate of affairs in Louisiana, and
that immediately upon the receipt
of the report Congress will proceed
to apply the proper remedy accord
ing to law and the evidence before it.
; Washington Xtwm. ;
' ?n House. On-; of Iowa, repor
ted a bill granting right of way and
V,ep?E BU'ids to the Oregon Central
-iIlaanV? Indian, moved an
?f 2lTnt ttot Stot! through which
Vi.rT: my pass shall have the
h'.mSgulte farc freights.
The Senate finance committee re
rr adversely the bill to e1tl
Imji a mint at Pa)....i im-
Mite beliha. W"!-..
reimburse tie State o? Oregonfor
moneys paid to mnntM. J , r
during the Modoc rwa?; g 'h
and Const Line railway,- from Corval-
' ' , ,f , , ""' "rawing the
Puya lup Coal Company right of wav
for a railroad from Its mine tn rZ
jot a raiirvau iroci lis mines to Pnet
Sound and to the Northern (Paclt?c?
The great body, of mankind pay
little attention to the laws of Hie, and
thousands are cutoff in the prime ot
manhood and womanhood every year,
who might have lived to a patriarchal
ngehad they understood and heeded
tlie wants and demands of their own
bodies. We at least intend doing our
duty toward our fellow-men, by print
ing from time to time facts, gathered
from reliable sources, leading to a
better understanding of tlie laws of
health. We produce, therefore, belo w,
an article on '-licarty suppers," taken
from a late number of the Science of
Health, which should be carefully read:
Eating a hearty meal nt the close of
the day is like giving a laboring man
a full day's work to do just as night
sets iu, although he has been toiling
all day. The whole body is fatigued
when night sets in. the stomach takes
its due share, and to eat heartily at
supper and then go to bed Is giving all
the other portions and functions of
tlie body repose, while the stomach
has thrown upon It tour or five hours
more of additional work, after having
already labored four or five hours to
dispose of breakfast, and a still longer
time for dinner. This ten or twelve
hours of almost Incessant work has
nenrly exhausted Its power: it cannot
promptly digest another full meal, but
labors at It for long hours together,
like an exhausted galley-slave on a
The result Is that br the unnatural
length of time which the food Is kept
Iu the stomach, and the Imperfect man
ner In which the exhausted organ
manages It, It becomes more or less
acid; this generates wind, this distends
the stomach, this presses Up itself
against the more yielding lungs, con
fining them to a largely diminished
space ; hence every breath taken Is Ill
sufficient for the wants of the system,
the blood becomes foul, black, and
thick, refuses to flow, and the man
dies, or iu delirium or fright leaps
irviu a muuow, or COOijilM SlllCtUe.
Let any rcaibr who follows an in
active life for the most part, try the
experiment for a week of eating abso
lutely nothing after a one or two
o'clock dinner, and see if a sounder
sleep and a vigorous appetite for break
fast and a hearty dinner are not the
pleasurable results, to say nothing of
tlie happy deliverance from that disa
greeable fullness, weight, oppression,
or acidity which attends over-eating.
Tlie great tenovating and vivacity
which a long, delicious, and connect
ing sleep imparts, both to mind and
body, will of themselves more than
compensate for the certainly short and
rather dubious pleasure of eating a
supper with no special relish.
In the race over the Seattle course
on the 1st Inst, for fa,i00. Osceola
won the race easily in three straight
heats. Time 1:50, 1:54 and 1:54.
Tom Merry and Osceola were the only
contestants. Tom Merry was tins fa
vorite before the race, and great disap
pointment was felt at his actions in
the race. About $8,000 clianged
The Spanish Republic which com
menced to govern that country with a
great flourish of trumpets, has already
given up the ghost, and Prince Alfonso
declared King. Castelar has given
in his adhesion, as lias also the nation
and the army. The Carlists. ln all
probability, will also give up the con
A company of cavalry, under Col.
Henry, left Red Cloud Agency on the
2dth of December, for the Black Hills,
to drive out Invading miners. The
command took thirty day's provision
and forage, and went prepared for
A delegation of the head men from
the civilized Indian tribes in the Indian
Territory, appeared before the Secre
tary of the Interior at Washington on
the 4th. and strenuously opposed the
proposed organization of a territorial
A negro was recently arrested In
one of the Territories, for stealing a
watermelon. There being no donbt
of his guilt, the 'Squire sentenced him
to scrub out the church, of which he
was a shining member.
A gigantic land ring which, with
the connivance of the local govern
ment, intends to gobble np great tracts
of valuable pnblic lands In New West
minster district, is receiving the at
tention of the Victoria press.
The Pope, who all along has openly
encouraged ami sympathized- with
Don Carlos, as soon as Alfonso is de
clared King, sends him his benedic
tion. We suppose he intends to
"back" both ot them."
Late Washington dates state that
the House Committee on Railroads
and Canals have decided to recommend
a subsidy of $3,000 per mille for the
Portland, Dalles & Salt Lake Rail
Rev, Mr. Sloan, of the Pnyallup
reservation. W. T., whose wife died
recently, is said to have become in
sane.;'' V.. :-
Extov. Thomas G. Turner. Presi
dent of the Equitable Life Insurance
Co., died at Providence, R. I., on the
3d inst aged 64 years. '
Gov. Tilden was inaugurated Gov
ernor of New York at Albany, on the
1st Inst-, in the presence of a large
concourse of citizens.
Gov. Bradley, of Nevada, was at
tacked by paralysis on tlie evening of
the 1ft inst. Physicians consider it
a serious case. , - -
It Is said the President thinks of
offering Carl Schurz the mission to
- Judge M. R. Hardin, )nte Chief
Justice of the Kentucky Court of Ap
peals, died at Louisville on the 3d.
Young Shanks got away- with a
pair of boots recently at Eugene, and
now he languishes in prison.
T "Our CaHtomla exchanges generally
ay tliat the prospect for rlarge Crops
m'Dra navA hutt.. I.. l.i . Coa
The new king of Spain, Alfonso,
granted amnesty to all Carlists.
Alfbnao Proclaimed Klna
Pakis, Jan. 1. The Spanish Minis
terot the Interior has sent the follow
ing dispatch to the governors of pro
vinces: "Alfonso the Twelfth has
been proclaimed King by tlie nation,
army and ministry. A regency has
been formed under the presidency of
Ca novas del Castillo, without port
folios. We hope your patriotism
will induce you to llnnly maintain
tlie great interests contided to yon.
The Alfousbists consider that Car-,
llsm has received Its death blow.
Ex-Queen Isabella his received tlie
"All the towns have responded en
thusiastically to the proclamation.
PRIMO 1E RIVERA.
Captain-General ot Madrid."
"We pray your Majesty to trans
mit the news to your son that we
congratulate him and you on this
grand triumph, achieved without
This telegram is signed by Gen.
Prhno de Rivera and Canovas del
Isabella. In response to the dispatch
of Gen. Primo de Rivera, sent the
"Tne King proceeds to Spain at
Alfonso has telegraphed to the Pope,
asking his blessing, and promising
that he will, like his ancestors, de
fnd tlie rights of the Holy See.
A little snow 'fell In Rogue river
valley Inst week, but the earth's bosom
was too warm for it to lie on.
The jail at Jacksonville caught fire
Just after the Brown brothers were
Incarcerated therein last Week, but no
damage was done.
The Yreka papers announce that
several persons from that reslon bilk
of emigrating to the new mines at
Galice creek ere long.
The Coos county Record thinks
things on the bay are centering at
Marshfield, and the business of that
section is growing larger all the time.
A Mr. Thompson, who liad charge
of Mensor's store when It was burned,
was arrested at Kerbyville last week,
on suspicion of being an incendiary.
The people of Curry county are
about to have a papor. M. II. Beau
mont, . of Port Orford. will be the
publisher. It will be Democratic in
Since July l.'Sth, 1S74, the clerk of
Yamhill county has issued 39 marriage
licenses, and recorded 164 transfers of
License to run a steam ferry between
Astoria and Skipanon will be applied
lor at the next term of the Clatsop
The Granger festivities at McMinn
ville. on New Year's day, were to be
tlie finest of the kind ever enjoyed in
Tlie burning of a coal pit in the
city limits of Lafayette gives the town
a sombre appearance, and makes the
Courier editor mad.
Bav City, Coos connty. is making
an effort to get a San Francisco ship
building company, recently organized,
to locate its works at that place.
A prominent citizen ot Polk county,
was made the happy recipient of one
hundred and fifty chalk pipes on tlie
Christmas tree iu Dallas.
There are 243 Granges of the Pa
trons of Husbandry in Oregon and
adjoining Territories. These have an
average membership of 50 each, wh'u-h
gives 12.150 persons affiliating with
the order here.
Everywhere throughout the State
festivities have ruled the hour during
the holidays, and the people seem tn
have enjoyed .themselves more than
Mr. Mason writes that there is
plenty of good land In Gooso Lake
valley not yet taken up, and advises
those in search of homes to come '
there. He reports several district
schools in successful operation.
Hank Guernsey has left a long con
course of mourners with hands full ot
unadjusted accounts. Good .men are
scarce at Eugene, and a detective has
been sent to bring hhn back.
Rose-ball has broken out In mid
winter at Hillsboro. The leading
club at that place played the Burnt
Bacon and Glencoe clubs last week,
and were victorious each time.
The Oregon City grammar school
will open next Monday, with Prof.
Pope as principal. Miss Jennie La
Forest teacher in the preparatory de
partment, and Mrs. W. W. Buck
teacher In the primary department.
A petition is In , circulation, and
numerously signed, praying for a
change in the time of carrying the
U. S. mails between Corvallis and
Yaqulua from weekly to trl-weekly,
all the year, instead of half the time,
. A gentleman well posted in live
stock matters informs the Mountaineer
that during last summer over 80,000
calves were branded In Eastern Oregon.
It Is estimated that' next summer the
number will reach 120,000.
A young couple, residing in the
lower end of Oregon City, took a
notion to become man and wife, and
consequently left the parental homes
and begat themselves to Vancouver
one day last week, where they were
united in marriage.
Mr. M. Wllkeus, of Lane county,
who has been appointed to superin
tend the department of textile fabrics
of Oregon in the Centennial " celebra
tion at Philadelphia In 1876, is busily
engaged in making preparations to
have that department properly rep
A man named '. Waters recently
arrived at Lafayette from Halnesvllle,
Mass., to take possession of a farm
willed his wife by Wm. Blair, her
father, from whom she had not heard
for 25 years, until she found oftt that
he had died in Oregon and left her
An old resident of Oregon. Mr.
David Colver,.who now resides in the
Waldo Hills, is. lying extremely 111
with paralysis. , He was taken sick
one year ago last June, in Indiana,
where he had gone on a visit., but was
recently brought back to the place
where he now is.
On a Christmas tree at the Dalles a
sack of cornmeal was presented to
Capt. Coffin, accompanied by a note,
recommending him to try it tor break
fast, saying that "it is good for a man
to lay his hand just below his heart.
and be able to say in the language of
tue immortal poet, nyas Close uiuck-a-muck.
" - ; - ; , ' r " ' " '
The Enterprise says: The fifth lecture
of the course for the benefit of toe
Oregon City Library, was delivered
bv Prof. T. F. CamDbell. of Mon
mouth. His subject was Tenure of
Lire." lossy that the lecture was
interesting, would hardly express our
opinion ot its. merits. Jt was more.
The subject was entirely new, and
embraced so much information that
It became an instructive essay pn tlie
life of. everything created. .-
The Coos Bay Xew tells a good
dog story. A Coos county sheep
raiser came to the State Fair at Salem
last fall, and while there he saw a
red haired man sitting In a stall on
some straw, with a black-and-white
dog. and a card over the stall marked
"Dorg fersall." He asked what kind
of a dog it was, and was told "an
Australian sheep-col ley." Next he
Inquired tlie price of thi dog, and re
ceived the answer that It was $20.'
Our Coos county wool-producer told
him that he would see him again, and
went off to borrow 10 of Dad Yoakum,
who was admiring several fine horses
belonging to Gen. Xesmith. He then
came back and bought the dog, pay
ing the conlne's fare ($3) on the cars
to Roseburg. Two days later he
arrived home, and it oeing nearly
dark his wife asked what he- intended
to do with the dog. Well, lie said,
he guessed it was about as well to
turn him out with the sheep. His
son, therefore, turned hlni out with
tlie sheep, because he was supposed
to be a sheep dog. Well, he was.
He only killed twenty-two of them
before morning, and now his mortal
remains are bleaching on the hillside
because there is no sausage-foundry at
On the afternoon of the 27th ult..
on Twenty-first street, between
Folsom and Harrison. San Francisco,
transpired a novel foot. race. The
stakes amounted to $40 and the terms
of the F-ace were as follows: Patrick
Lyman, a wholesale liquor dealer,
who weighs over 200 pounds and Is
very corpulent, was to run forty yards,
carrying a moderately-sized young
man on his back, while Daniel O'Brien
and Peter Rooney , were to run 100
yards. After running to the end of
the course once on a false start, and
falling and spilling hi3 rider on the
second trial, Lyman waddled to ttia
end with his burden twonty yards
ahead of his. competitors and was
declared tho victor.
E. T. Armstrong, a resident of
Vallejo, California, hearing a noise in
the lower part of his house about 5
o'clock on Christmas morning, and
not being satisfied in his mind as to
the origin of it, started down stairs to
Investigate the matter. The noise
was repeated, this time being distinctly
heard iu the dining-room. Mr. Arm
strong, grouping along cautiously in
the dark, soon discovered the prowler
who had caused the alarm and startled
him with the exclamation, "If you
move I'll kill you." Then addressing
Mr. Canfleld, a gentleman who had
joined in the search. Mr. Armstrong
added: ''Take the shotgun and if he
stirs shoot him dead." The burglar
ious individual, not aware of the fact
that his cahtors had no shotgun, quietly
allowed hiiuseif to be bound firmly
with cords. When a light was pro
duced the captive suddenly fell to
crossing himself with apparent re
ligious fervor, but the device failed to
elicit a favorable recognition. Will
iam Williams, for such was his name,'
on being taken to jail assumed to be
insane, but the assumption availed
him not. On Saturday Williams was
held to appear before the Grand Jnry.
Charley Drain, ot Douglas connty,
aged 13 years, sends the following
obituary notice of an old pet In his
father's family: "Onrold mare. Ellen,
is dead. She was born In Chicago,
Illinois, in the spring of 1S44; she
was used as a saddle and carriage
animal In 1S46; she hauled a ped
dler's wagon through the States of
Illinois. Missouri and Iowa until
1852, when she was brought to Ore
gon by Charles Drain; she swam the
Missouri, Green. Columbia and many
smaller rivers; she and her mate,
which is still living, brought the fam
ily carriage from Iowa to Oregon;
she raised 1 colts; her sons, daughters,
grand-dauglitersi I- etc, now number
over 100. On the morning of the 29th
of Decemlier. 1S74, sle refused to eat
for the first time iu lite, over 30 years,
and died of pulmonary consumption
Jan. 1, 1S75. After a long.life of use
fulness, never refusing to pull or carry
her rider, she shall be buried, and the
place marked as her grave."
A Baker City correspondent under
date of Dec. 29th. says: "The Connor
creek quartz mill is rattling away,
likewise the Green silver min in Rye
valley, and the Virtue (20-stamp,1
near our city. Baker City has rather
increased In population and number
of buildings tlie past year, but no in
crease in a commercial point of view.
Holiday times are now gay and fes
tive, and American wine flows free.
Municipal laws do not trouble us, and
we all liope to be rich next year."
W. T. Easton, a farmer who lived
near Dixie, in Polk county, went
away from home on the 23d of Decem
ber, being last seen on that day here,
at Salem, and he wrote home the
next day. It is supposed that his
mind was affected, and his family
are anxious to liear from him. Any
persons possessing information of his
whereabonts will confer a favor by
writing to his sou, Thaddeus Easton,
Polk county. Oregon.
.5 A letter from Summerville, Union
conntv, states that the weather Is cold
and clear but no snow. Another
written near the Dalles. Wasco county,
says that the weather is open and
pleasant, grass is growing nicely,
sheep getting fat, horses in excellent
condition and cattle are doing much
better than usual. '
, Two workmen in the Sutro tunnel
were blown all to atoms on the morn
ing of the 31st ult. Several boxes of
giant powder had been left near the
battery when the blast In a header
was touched off. It is thought that
the giant powder exploded by an elec
tric spark. ' "
The city officers elected at Indepen
dence are as follows: Councilmen, I.
Vandyn, W. L. Hodgkln, I. M.
Buttler. S. W. Smith; Mavor. Mike
Rosendorff; Marshal, F. Leverage;
Recorder, H. II. McCord.
The Recorder of Salem issued 16
licenses in December, as follows: 5
saloon licenses; 2 for selling malt
liquors, and 9 for public vehicles.
The marshal' arrested 16 persons in
the same time, 11 for drunkenness, and
2 for assault and battery.
There were five burials In Odd
Fellows' cemetery, at Salem, in De
cember, three males and two females.
- The postoffice at Salem was moved
Into new and more commodions quar
ters, opposite the Chemeketa hotel, on
the 4th lust.
On the night of the 25th ult. snow
fell to the depth of four inches in
Grand Ronde valley, and sleighing
was quite good. ;
Burglars recently entered Frank &
Bamberger's store, at Bilker City,
and stole a few articles of clothing,
but got no ready cash. .
"A lady from North Powder wants
' to know tlie whereabouts of one Mac
Short, who left her house a few days
since closely pursued by a fire-shovel.
The mercury was down 22 below
the freezing point at Baker City the
last Saturday in December.
About 116.000 was cleaned np at
the Virtue Mill, near Baker City, dur
ing the month of December.
The new Episcopal church at Baker
City was occupied for worship, for tho
first time, on New Year's Day.
The Presbyterians ot Roseburg are
preparing to build a church edifice.
The total snow-fall at Baker during
this winter, up to Dec. SOtli, was 13
W. J. Eastabrooks was elected re
corder of Baker City, vice R. II. Card
well, resigned. o
John P. Kane, of Douglas county,
has been pronounced insane by the
A Wisconsin man recently killed
six skunks in one day. After Inter
viewing the first one he became reck
less and kept on.
There Is a Danbnry girl rejoicing in
a full name something after this fash
ion: Ada Jemima Meliuda Arabella
A Maine man wanted to bet hl
wife that she could whip a panther,
but she saw the joke, and refused to try.
The reason why the Havanese have
selected for a penal -settlement the
Isle of Pines, Is doubtless because It Is
Under the new law passed by the
Legislature, road supervisors are re
quired to make their returns at the
January term of the county court, in
place oif the Febuary term, aa hereto
fore. An English minister says that "if
Scripture said one thing and the
London Times another, five hundred
Englishmen out of every five hundred
and ten would believe the Times."
The whole number of Granges re
ported this month in the United States
is 21,472, an Increase of 3d4 during
November. , New York Is Jsaid to
have 309. . ,
' The antl-crusader3 of Kentucky
point with delight to Mrs. R. Bnford.
of Rockcastle county, who had not
tasted a drop of ale or water for fifteen
years, and looks none the worse for It.
The conjugal sentiment is extremely
intense in "Kansas. A man was tarred
and feathered recently, because he
did't wear deep enough mourning for
his departed spouse.
In New York, persons who get
drink in a saloon and then smash all
the glassware there Is in the place,
cannot be made to pay the damages.
The seller of the liquor is, under the
present law, liable for all the injury
done by the drinker. .
A Southern paper offers the follow
ing advice to its readers: "For sport
go to Texas. They have panthers
there thirteen feet long ami exceed
ingly vigorous; and, if you have no
sport the panther certainly will.
On the night ot the 25th December
l:y Richard Beruin, ot" Lee county.
Mfis., his wife, two children and a
little negro were murdered and their
Imdies consumed in the building, in
which they resided. Such remains as
could be found were taken to West
Point for interment. Intense excite
ment prevails there. No clue to the
According to the Swiss Times, the
United States imported from Switzer
land during the year 1873 articles ot
the following value: "Woolen and
cotton fabrics $3,052,000; embroidery,
fll.2S7.850; cheese, $2. 150.720; silks
$2S,153,300; straw goods. $2,398,050;
clocks, watches and articles for their
manufacture. $13,576,850, and musical
At Cleveland, Ohio. Dec. 25th,
John Johnson, on trial for the mur
der of Andrew Johnson, near tliat
city in August last, was found guilty
oj murder in tlie first degree. He
will probably be sentenced this week.
On the 17th of December last.
Green bay fishermen went out in the
region of Little Sturgeon bay to set
their nets. During the night the
wind shifted to the south, and the
field of ice upon which - they had
camped floated out into the expanse
ot Green bay. One party of five floa
ted about for six hours, and then
managed to get ashore. Another
party wss out three days, enduring
much misery, and one man is still
missing, and it is feared he was lost.
The Globe's Chester (III.) special
says Jacob and William Fisher and
Amos Young, of Ellis Grove, Ran
dolph county, made a murderous
assault on D. H. Roberts, Christmas
eve. Roberts took refuge in the
store of C. Beare. and Young, who is
a notorious desperado, followed him
with the intention of killing him.
Beare ordered Young to leave his
premises, which he refused to do, and
threatened to shoot Beare and son,
whereupon Joseph Beare, Jr., shot
and killed Young.
Au Irisman addicted to telling
strange stories said he saw a man be
headed, with his hands tied behind
him, who directly picked up his head
and put it on his shoulders in the
right place. "Ha, ha, ha!" said a
by-stander. "How could he pick up
his head when his hands were tied
behind him?" "And sure what a purty
fool ye are!" said Pat, "and couldn't
he pick It up with his teeth? To ould
Nick with yer botheration."
In regard to the Mountain Meadow
massacre, John D. Lee's fourth wife,
Rachel, puts up this plea for Iter much
married husband: That at the time
ot the massacre Lee was living at
Fort Harmony as Indian farmer under
Brlghain Young, who was then gov
ernor and superintendent of Indian
affairs for this Territory, and claims
that these emigrants poisoned a spring
at Corn creek and that an Indian and
some stock died therefrom; that tlie
Indians then rallied and followed the
train, ihd notwithstanding an the
efforts ot the Mormons the party was
surrounded by Indians, and alter sev
eral days' fighting Lee induced the
emigrants to surrender their arms to
him in two wagons, with which be
started for Cedar City, telling them to
follow for protection.; soon after which
be heard firing and sounds of the
massacre. The statement comes
through Lee's attorney. -
The Piutes have been indulging In
a solemn dance out at American Flat,
near Gold Hill. They began the per
formance laft Saturday nightJr Their
dances are nearly all of a religious
character. Many others tribes have
dances that are rude plays, there
being much acting in them, as in the
Sioux Buffalo Dance, War Dance and
Scalp Dance, and the Winnebago
Bear Dance. In all these dances
there are two or more parties, and In
acting helr respective characters they
merely regulate their movements by
the music the advance, retreat, sway
ings ot the body and motions of the
hands and feet. The dancing of the
Piutes is strikingly similar, to the re
ligious dances of the Shakers. The
Piutes form a ring, the men in one
part of it and the women in another,
and go shuffling 'round and 'round
edgewise while the Shakers shuffle
straight ahead. The singing .of tlie
Piutes is no more monotonous and
dismal than is that of the Shakers.
Gold Hill (A'ec.) News.
Morltz Goetz, formerly editor of the
A'ew York Journal, has committed sui
cide by hanging. : He met with an
accident and lost his eyesight, became
poor, and finally suicided, 1
FINANCE AI4D tnlMMGL
Legal tenders 88 89,Wr In Port
land; San Francisco, 8889J4.
Latest Liverpool dates show a quiet
market. California wheat 10s, 3d;
Oregon. 10s 6d. . '
San Francisco datefi to the 6th show
wheat at fl 62(31 70; Oats, fl 82
1 90. Onions, S0el MJtf Butter,
4050c. Potatoes, $1 80S2 25. Wool,
low grades, 12lSc; average, 1921c.
Albany markets show Wheat 62 c.
per bushel. Eggs, 20c per, dozen
Butter, 25230c per pound. Lard, in
lOftcans. $1 25. ;
Fishing Romaxce. The Oak
land (Cal.) Transcript says: "A dash
ing widow;"named Lucille Thompson,
lately arrived from Washington, dead
broke, and accepted a book agency.
She has just captured a millionaire
salmon-packer from the Web-foot
State, named Watson. The two are
now one, and have after a 24 hoar's
courtship gone up to Oregon on the
steamer Ajax to spend their honey
moon on the banks of the beautiful
A Times London letter says Her
Majesty's ship Basilisk returned to
England after a commission ot nearly
four years. She brings word that a
large archipelago has been discovered
In the region of New Guinea. Two
mountains in "tliat vicinity which
reach 11.000 feet high have been named
Mount Gladstone and Mount Disraeli.
O, to DR. GEO..W. GRAT,
Deo. U, 71-3111 SOON.
TO IXVEST A FEW VttXARS WITH
POSSIBLE RETURNS OF THOUSANDS.
IS OFr KUED BY THE POSTPONEMENT
OK PUBLIC LIBRARY OIT KY., TO THE
27th OF FEBRUARY NEXT, OF THK1R
(Sth AND LAST CONCERT AND DRAW
ING. THE MANAGEMENT ARE PLED
GED TO THE RETURN OF THE MONEY
IK THE DRAWING SHOULD NOT COME
OFF AT THE DAY NOW APPOINTED.
One Ontnd Caah CSirt 82.10,000
Oue Wrand 'ah Wit s 100,000
One irnd CaHli Wil l 75,000
One Urand 'aah ii t SO.OOO
One Urnaii VhhU Wil't 23,000
loriuhiitn, et,ooos 140,000
1 a Cash wires, 10.000 c ISO. 000
201'ash Wilis, S.OOOen 100,000
2'aahWiri, 4,OOOe 100,000
aoCaahWHla, S.OOOen SO,000
SO Caul! Wilts, 2,000 en 100,000
lOOCaataWiftM, LOOOea 100,000
240'ali Wills, OOOea. 130,000
OooChmIi wirto, looea - 00,000
lOjOOOCaab UUta, So en S3e,oo
Whole Tickets 9 fta.oo
T(nUi,orenbrapon ' S.oo
1 1 Wnole Tickets for IteM
22X Tiekets for 1,000.00
FOr tickets and information,
THO.H. E. KRAMMiTTG. ' .
A(rent aud Wniayar.
Louisville, Ky. . , 16w
Wuardian'B Kale or Benl Xstato
NO T I C E IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
the nnclersiKnetl, Guardian of tlie per.
son and estate of Margaret' Philips, an in
sane person, in pursuance of an order of
the County Court in and for Linn county,
Oregon, niaila and ontered of record at. the
December leiiu of said County Court, 1874,
Monday, tie 11th day of ' January, 1S75,
between tlie hours of 9 o'clock A. M. and 4
o'clock T. 31. of said dy,t-wit, at. tlie hour
of 1 o'clock P. M. of said day, soli at pnblic
auction nt the Court House door, in Linn
county, Oregon, to the highest, bidder, an
the rfeht, titHj and interest of the said
Margaret Philips in and to the following
described property, 1o-wit:
Commencing at a stake situated at the
northwest corner of William MeCorkle's
land claim, lit section 8 township IS south
of range 4 wast, in Linn comiiy.Orejron,
running thence east, on the line between,
said claim and land owned by James liar
tin, to a sake at the northeast corner of
said MeCorkle's claim in section 9, thence
south on the line lietween land owned by
Jacob L. Coon and said MeCorkle's claim,
fiiremmifh to take tiftv acres by measure,
by a line running west parallel to the first
described line, to the land claim owned by
Henry A. McCartney, thence nortb. to the
first descrilied boundary-
Tkhms or Sale. Gold coin of the United
States, one-third cash in bund : one-third
in one year, with interest at one per cent,
per month, and one-third in two years,
with interest at one percent, per month
from date of the sale : payment to be se
cured by mortgage on the premises.
B. H. ALLEN,
Dec. 11, T4-13w4 Guardian.
Ayer's Cathartic Pills,
For all the Pm-posea off a Family
tery, Foul Stom
ach and Breath,
ache, Pllesl Rheu
tions and Skin
ness, Liver Com
and SaltRnenm, Worms, Gout, Neuralgia,
as a Dinner Pill, and PurUvtnir the Blood.
are the most congenial purgative yet per
fected. Their effects abundantly show
how much they excel all other Pills. They
are safe and pleasant to take, but powerful
to cure. They purge out the foul humors
of the blood; they stimulate the sluggish
or disordered organ into action ; and t hey
impart health and tone tothe whole being.
They cure not only the every day com
plaints cf every body, but formidable and
dangerous diseases. Most skillful physic
ians, most eminent clergymen, and our
liest citizens, send certificates of cures per
formed and of great benefits they have
derived from these Pills. They are the
safest and best physio for children, be
cause . mild as well as effectual. Being
sugar coated, they are easy to take ; and
being purely vegetable, they are entirely
harmless. prepared by
Dr. J. C. AVER & CO.. Lowell, Sfns
Practical and Analytical Chemists.
IKs"-Sold by all Druggists and Dealers In
Medicine. f v7ns
Ayer's Ague Cure.
For the Speedy Roller
of Fever and Ajrae, In-
terailMent Fever, Chill
ever, Meaistent Fever,
Dumb Ague, Verlodienf
or Bllloas Fever. A e..
and Indeed all the n.
Mona waJeh arise from
nsarsh, or mlasaaatie
n.d ).... ..ti.. n ...... .4 I
me last twenty-nve years, in tne treat
ment of these distressing diseases, and
with such unvarying success that it has
gained the reputation of being infallible.
The snakes, or chills, once broken by it,
do not return, until the disease is contrac
ted again. This has made it an accepted
remedy, and trusted speoiftc, for the ever
and Ague of tbe West, and the Chills and
Fever of the South. -
Ayer's Ague Cure et adioates the notions
poison from the system, and leaves tlie
patient as well as before the attack. It
thoroughly expells the disease, so that no
Liver Complaints. Rheumatism, Neural
gia. Dysentery or Debility follow theure.
Indeed, where Disorders of the Liver and
Bowels have occurred from Miasmatic
Poison, It removes tlie cause of them and
they disappear. Not only Is it an effectual
core, but, if taken occasionally by patients
exposed to malaria, it will expel the poison
and protect them from attack. Travellers
and temporary residents In ever and
Azue localities are thus enabled to defy
the disease. The General Debility which
is so apt to ensue from continued exposure
to Malaria and Miasm, has no speedier
remedv. For IAver Complaints, it U an
Dr.'Jf. l. AVER & CO- Lowell, Mass.,
Practical and Analytk-al Clteuitsts.
ttt h- n II Iiriimrists and Dealers in
A CARD 91,000 REWARD
THE ABOVE REWARD WILL BE GIVT
en to anv one proving that tho tales o1
tlie SINGER do not exceed all others by
thousands upon thousands. While all tl'.o
other old companies' sales in 1873 decreas
ed, the SINGER Increased wonderfully,
and keep at the head, where it always is
ana snouiu oe.
Albany, Or., Sept. 5, 1874.
Sewlngr Hicblnt Sales off 11173.
The table of Sewing Machine gales for
1873 shows that our sales last year am
ounted to 283,444 (two hnndred and
thirty two thousand, four hundred and
orty-fonr) fMachlnes, being a large in
crease over the sales of the previous year
The table also shows that ottr sales Ex
ceed those of any other Company, for
the period named, by the number of 113.
SS4 Machines, or nearly double those of
any other Company.
It may lie further stated that the snles
of 1873, as compared with those of 1H72,
show a relatively larger increase, beyond
the sales of other uiakers,iA.han ot any
nthnr vinir. ; y .' -.-a--.
For Instance in 187i we sold 45,000 more.
Machines tiian ny 01 net uuuiwix, wuere
as, in 1873, 'the sales were . -113,804
MaehiiM-e Iu Exeeaa. of oar
These figures are all the more remark
able, for the lea-son that the sales of the
principal Com)anie in 1873 are less than
their sales in 1872; whereas, as has
been shown, oar sales have largely
The account of sales is from tuvrn rrtitrm
made to the owners of tbeSewing Machine
It will havdlv lie denied, that the superi
ority of the SINGER MACHINES Is fully
demonstrated at all events that their
popularity in the household Is unques
Name of - Xo. Sold. or
Machines. 1873 1873 Decrease
Singer Mfg Co. 219,758-232,444 In. 12,lt
SecorS. M. Co 311 a,430 " S.CI9
W. A W. Mf'g Co.. .171,088 I19.1H0 DR.64)S
Domestics. M.Co.. 4!J54
Grover A Baker Co.
Weed 8. M. Co
Wilson 8. M. Co
How Machine C. .
American B. II Co.
Florence S. M. Co. . 15.793 8,9tX
THE SINGER MANUFACTURING CO.,
34 Union Square, Now York.
Accents, Albany, Oregon.
Silver & Plated Ware,
ASUFACTCRED AND ADJUSTED
. especially for the Pacific Coast by the
NATIONAL ELGIN WATCH CO.
of Elgin, Illinois, viz :
WATCH, and wo most confldentlv T.-c
oinmcnd them to the pnlllc,iis possessing
more good qualit ies for tho price than any
other Watch in the market.
We also keep all other- binnd f Elgin.
Waltham and Swiss Watches, Clocks, Jew
elry, Silver and Plated Ware,
Pistols and Cartridges.
63?" Repairing a Specialty.
fcSfAll Work Done and Woods Pold,
Warranted to be ns Represented.
3. O. TITVa. J. A- TITUS
AT JOnS OAXTKK'S OLD STAND,
First street ALBANY, OREGON
j&SI? COST !
For Ninety Days
I WILL SELL MY ENTIRE SOCK OF
Goods, for the next NINETY DAYS,
timRlillBnBnBinlw tRs1Hll1p ytljl
and no humbug. Call and convince yom
Cor. First and Washington sis.,
f . r,v nirtn. I'nra anil Vllr
Albany, November 6, 1874.
WAR CliAIM" AfiENCY.
(No. 34 Montgomery Block.)
; SAN FRANCISCO, CAL.
W. H. AIKEN, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW
and Commander of the Grand Army
of the Republic in California and Nevada,
will give prompt attention to tha collec
tion of Additional Travel Pnv, now due
California and Nevada Volunteers dis
charged mora than three hundred miles
from home. Soldiers can depend on fair
dealing. Information given free of charge.
When writing enclose stamp for reply and
state company and regiment, and whether
yon nave a maotiarge. Congress has ex
tended the time for tiling claims for Ad
ditional Bounty under Act of Julv 38, 18H8,
to January 187S, so all such claims must be
made before that time. Original Bounty
of 100 has been allowed all volunteers who
enlisted before July 22d, 1861 for three
years, if not paid I he same w hen discharg
ed. Land Warrants can can be obtained
for services rendered before 1855, but not
for services in the late wsr. Pensions for
late war and war of 1819 obtained and
increased when allowed for less tluui dis
ability warrants, but no pensions are al
lowed to Mexican and Floritla war soldiers.
State of Texas lias grant ed Pensions to sur
viving veterans of Texas Revolution. New
Orleans and Mobile Prize- Money is now
due and being paid. W. It. Aiken also at
tend!!, to General Law and Collection But-