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FRIDAY, JANUARY 22. 1S75.
The 'noble red man". I still making
tt warm tor stage driver, teamsters
and travelers in portions- of Arizona.
Robert J. LarkL widely known In
Oregon, died In Portland, on Wed
nesday last, of consumption, aged 43
leaves a wile and four
The Methodist Episcopal mission in
Italy has been nnnsually prospetous,
Though established out a lew years, it
tms already enrolled 60u conimtinl
cauts. : - 4
A -sewer e snow storm ami awfully
ld weather prevailed throughout tlie
Northwest last week, Hog- were fro
zen to death In Chicago. Who would
five in such a freezing-cold country,
On lastHSaturday. at Cheyenne, the"
jtliermometer Indicated 33 degrees be
low zero. On the same day a most
violent snow storm swept over' the
country between the Rocky Mountains
jind the Mis3t6tpp1.
The Iegifiatnres of Ohio. Virginia
-and New York, and public meetings
In several of the large cities, Imve
tassed resolutions condemning; the in--terferenee
of aite military In Louisiana
. While Oregwn is having the coldest
pell of weather ever known, the vsl-
liesot California are being refi-ieshed.
Invigorated and vnade productive by
unusually abwndant' rainfalls. In cou-
quence CaHfini5 journals are pre
dicting an unueaally heavy grain crop
the coming season.
Cold weather prevailed in Montana
.last week. Mercury in small phials
-froze; proof whisky also congealed in
lialf an hour. Four Chinamen who
left. Helena on the afternoon oftlte
12th, were found the next day but
half a mile from town frozen to death.
'The whisky tliey had with them in
.-small kegs was frozen solid.
The great -bouanaa," a rich body
-of ore recuntly discovered in the Con
solidated Virginia' and California, Is
raid to be worth 41,500.000,000. Mr.
Flood,' one of the prluciial owners in
the mines, said to a reporter when
questioned on the subject, "I cannot
say as to that. The mine is open to
All, and people can go in and make
their own estimates. There is room
there tor 15,000 time? that amount of
, llver." It is the largest and richest
body ea slaver re ever struck on thi
r any ether saast, and has already in
creased tenant person s wealth by
cniUiotis. -v"..-N-: ':
The New York, Ovoid, wiiich has
"been industriously hammering. away
for more than a year at Getu Grant,
in the attempt to force him to 'speak
out on the enbiect of a third term, at
last seems to have rur) out of JiitMp,"
o the third term idea at Jeast, and
Ita's opened new batteries, ou the bead
of the Chief Magistrate. It now says
that he U a more dangerous man than
even it (die Herald) bad been led to
believe. With the cheek' for- which
Chat journal Is so generously credited.
ft now charges that Grant Is Incubat-
ing a number of terrible .scliemes,
He wishes to get up a war with Spain,
In oruer that may get away with
Cuba and regain Ids partially lost pop
ularity with our people. He contem
plates a row with Old England with
a similar view. If this last prove too
great an undertaking, he wlil fall
on Mexico, and go through that de
voted country like a dose ol salts! Or
If all these fell, then he will fall
on to some of the South Ameiicaii
end thrash them into
subjection. In any event he Is deter
mined to have a war of sufficient mag
nitude to bring the leading lighting
talent of the country to the front once
more, and restore tl ascendancy of
the military over the civil power of
the country. And expwA to
see the lesser Bourbon Journal, all over
the country take up this new refrain,
and fume, and sweat, and tear t!lr
hair, in vain endeavor to get sen-
alble people to belleve uch bakler-
e. Phil. KkcrMwt Beporf.
It would seem from Gen. Sheridan's
recent report of the condition ot affairs
in Louisiana, and especially with re
lation to the part taken In tlie organi
zation of the Legislative Assembly of
that State by the military authorities
tin-re. tiuu tlie whole truth had not
been told, either by tlie telegrams or
corres)oiideuce furnished the Eastern
Journals. The charges of military
usurpation and overriding the rights
ot a Statu are shown hy this rebort to
be utterly groundless. It is a plain
provision of Constitutional law that
the military sliall be subordinate to
the civil authority ; and that the U. S.
military forces in Louisiana kept with
in the pale of this provision of the
Constitution during tlie recent troubles
In Louisiana is clearly and undeniably
proven by Gen. SeridanV report.
That this" provision of the Constitution
was' violated in Louisiana, was, upon
the Imperfect Information at first re
ceived, assumed by every person and
journal in the Union antagonistic to
the present Administration 5 and the
hope that Grant had at last . been
guilty of an act that would entirely
and completely wreck his administra
tion and the party that placed him in
power, added additional -inspiration"
to the speeches from the rostrum and
the columns of denunciation that came
teeming from tlie press. But this re
port clears a, way the charge of un
warranted military Interference, and
how conclusively that It only acted
as requested by the proper -civil au
thority. Gen. DeTrobriand used his
troop not only at tlie Instance of the
civil authorities, but at the request of
tlie. Democratic portion of the Legisla
tive Assembly. A resolution was
passed by tltat body, asking tlie Gen
eral to preserve the peace, ; and five
Democrats were appointed as a com
mittee to wait upon . him and make
known the action of the Assembly.
When Gen. DeTrobriand made his
appearance in the House, he was
greeted with loud applause from the
Democratic side of the House. He
then asked the Speaker (Wiltz). if he
could not maintain order without ap
pealing to the U. S. army officers,
ami tlie Speaker declared hat he could
not. The General then proceeded to
the lobby, made a brief speech, and
or!er was restored. Then, on motion
ot Mr. Dupree (a Democrat), tlie Spea
ker tlianked tlie General tor his prompt
action In behalf of law and order, and
the General withdrew. From - this
simple narration of facts, so far at
least, the assertion that the military
had usurped antliority and overridden
civil law is false and without a shadow
of truth to relieve its brazen effrontery.
But now the affair assumes another
slutpe. and Gen. DeTrobriand is again
called upon to exercise his authority.
Tlie first call came from a Democratic
minority, of the Legislature, acting
witlsottt any authority of law, but de
termined to force an illegal organiza
tion. The second call -comes from
fiftv-two regularly elected members ot
tlie Legislature, whose certificates of
election had been regularly made out
by tlie Returning Board, who, under
the sanction of tlie Governor of the
State and the Secretary the legally
authorized organizers of the Legisla
ting asked the Interference of the
military Xo secure a legal -and lawful
organization of that body. The Gen
eral, as in duty bound, did so inter
fere, and the legally elected members,
under a legally elected Governor,
were thus enabled to complete an or
ganization. Ami this waif simply an
act of the military in subordination to
legally constituted authority.
Gen. Sheridan, upon wliom the
fiercest invectives have been hurled by
the Democratic press all over the coun
try, was not in command of the mili
tary forces of Louisiana at tlie time,
but with the fearlessness that has al
ways cliaracterized tlie man and sol
dier he endorses the action of Gen.
DeTrobriand. He says that the very.alr
of New Orleaps Was filled with threats
of murder and assassination, and that
U.' S. troops were only used to pre
vent violence and the shedding of
blood. The city was actually in a
state of revolution ; the Metropolitan
police were powerless, and the State
Militia would have disregarded the
call of the Governor, and the Federal
antliority was tlie only force that
would be respected or prove effectual
in averting a reign of terror and blood
shed at that time. - And tins seems
to have been precisely the view taken
bv the Democratic side of the House
when the motion was made, and car
ried to call on the military authorities,
When the military' interfered at the
call of the Democracy, in tlse person
of Gen. DeTrobriand, it was applauded
and cheered by tlie" Democracy ; but
when the military bull gored the Dem
ocratic ox, a fearful bellowing is heard
from one end of the continent to the
other.'- - - ' '
. A recent telegram received from
Gen. Slierklan says thai; more than
twelve hundred murtlers have been
committed in Louisiana; and he gives
the number slain in each parish, show
ing that lynching and assassinations
have been of dally and almost hourly
occurrence for years, and that tlie
fiendish perpetrators yet go nnwhlp-
ped of Justice. ; And when this long
list ot assassinations and lynehhigs are
ftlveri. with all the details of time and
place, it may appear even to the most
nrelndlced mind that there is an or-
ranized banditti In the South that
ought to be suppressed" an organiza
tion Huuv if the civil power Is in-
snfScient to suppress, must be put down
by the military power of the Govern
: Rev W. II. Wilbur, agent at
Vaekima Reservation, has gone to
Washington. . .".
s The Coos County Record of the llth,
comes to us printed on tinted paper.
In tlie Tilton-Beecber trial at Brook
lyn. Judge Morris, on thelitis at 11 :15
A. M., opened for the plaintiff. He
continued hi argument through the
day. At 11 A. M. ou the 12th, he
resumed his argument. In tlie course
of whkh he introduced a letter written
by Beecher resigning tlie pastorate of
Plymouth Church, not heretofore
published. Following Is a copy of
the letter of resignation:
May 13th, 1S73.
To the Trustees of Plymouth Church:
I tender lierevvith my resignation of
the sacred ministry of Plymouth
Church. For two years l have stood
with great sorrow among, in order to
shield troui shame, a certain household,
hut a recent publication makes this no
longer possible. I resign my ministry.
Henry Waiu Beecher.
The reading ot the letter created a
sensation, as it was Hew evidence.
Morris conttnued, saying It was now
too late for Beeclier to play the role of
defendant of "Mrs. Tilton's honor.
He read numerous extracts from let
ters of Beeclier and otliers in tlie case.
all .of which, he - claimed, showed
Beeclier clearly to be a guilty man,
and that he luid seduced a member of
his church, and debanchet1 the wife
of his bosom friend. He said the
prosecution did not intend going out
ot Court until Tiltou was vindicated.
Morris was to conclude his speach
on the following day.
The unreconstructed, Old-fashioned
Bourbon press just now are amazingly
unanimous on one subject, and that is
ou the proposition that the army ought
to be reduced. They have suddenly
discovered that It is a terrible sin and
waste of the public funds to clothe and
feed such an immense number of the
"boys In blue." If through their in
sane bowlings and great display of
virtuous indignation at tlie enormous
cost of keeping up such a fearful large
army in a time of eace, they could
succeed in reducing the standing army
to a mere nothing, how happy and
contented they would be. With no
boys hi blue to molest or make them
afraid, the White Leaguers and other
troublous spirits in tlie South might
goon without fear uf molestation and
work out their own sweet will.
Jackson and Josephine counties are
at present attracting a large share of
public attention. New machinery to
be used in crushing quartz on the lode
of BucWinan & Co., near tlie mouth of
Applegate, was put In a few' days ago.
More tlian one hundred tons of ore are
on the dump, which it is calculated
will yield fully $25 per ton. Some ot
it tested in tlie mill, realized as high
as $40 per ton. Says tlie Sentinel :
Every day adds additional proof of the
fart that the country around us is rilled
with ledges of gold and silver-bearing
quartz and more cinnabar than any
otlier known locality of tlie same di
mensions. Some ot; these ledges are
known to be of . exceeding richi-e&s.
On the id Inst., at Washington,
the contract toefrry the mails between
Kelton, Utah, and Dalles, Oregon,
was let . to A. F. Bradbury, for the
sum of $134,700 per annnm a saving
of $90, 000 per annum over the price
paH for the preceding four years.
The contract was awarded to Wm.
DeLacy, at $64,000, for carrying this
mail at the regular mail letting last
Spring, and DeLacy began service on
the 1st of July last, and performed It
until a short time since, when he failed.
Capt. Henry, who it will be remem
bered was sent out with a troop to
drive the miners from the Black Hills
a few weeks since, has been heatd
from. On the 15th. Gen. Ord received
a dispatch from Capt. Henry, who
stated that his command had been
driven into Cnmp Bobbins, Dec. ISth.
with all the officers and men badly
frozen. Tlie command found no trace
of miners. Tlie thermometer was
forty degrees below zero. One wagon
A dispatch from Penang. receded
in London on the 14th. says the DJtrch
troops in Acheen have made a general
assault on the works of the Aehliiee.
carrying nine forts, with a loss pf 21
killed and 65 wounded. The A Chinese
lost 271 killed and a . large number
On tlie evening of the 16th, the
Democratic Senatorial caucus of IndJ-t
ana, nominated Joseph E. McDonald
as candidate to represent Indiana in
the U. S. Senate. McDonald beat
llohnan eleven votes.
In San Mateo, California, according
to the , Tim, there are fifteen men
whose aggregate wealth fbotsjipf250,
000,000, rWhoap-ee! .
The New. York Democratic Lecisla
tlve caucus, on the 16th. nominated
Francis Klernan to succeed Feuton in
tne uv u. senate.
V A glycerine factor on an artificial
island in North River. New York
blew up on the 16th, killing four men
: Gladstone has resigned the leader
ship of tlie Liberal party,
Brlstow has a fine, perception of
journalistic usefulness. A nietnoer on
the ways and means committee was
recently suggesting to him the advisa
bility -of sett hie government detectives
to work up the facts in the illicit dis-
triDntinn put the secret service on tlie
track?" 'Secret service, h II," an
swered the stalwart secretary. "If
yon want the corrupt members fer
reted out, go over to Newspaper row
and give your, leading facts and sus
picions to the1 correspondents. They
win nave an yonr scalawags bunted
uowii lnstue a weea." .-
- - !
In England there are reports that
Dr. Dollinger Inspired " Gladstone's
pamphlet. The London .Telegraph
denies this; but the popular belief is
that Gladstone, together with Lord
Acton, contemplate) tlie organization
or au English Old Catholic party.
Tlie ritualists would ultimately ad
here to this party. T,he rumor gained
credence from the faci that last week
Gladstone sojourned with Lord Acton.
The latter was educated at Munich,
UtKicr Lr, ioijiiiger.
South Mountain, an Idaho mining
camp. Is now attracting a good deal
Tames L. Johnson has lust comple
ted, at Santa Fe, the finest block in
.New Mexico: .
The prospectors flatter themselves
that tliey have struck au El Dorado on
Canvoti City. Colorado, did a driving
holiday trade with tlie Utes, who came
Into town Iy hundreds.
During the past year the sum of
$7s,900 was exiiended in new b Hid
ings in Cheyenne. So says the Leilyer.
A wholesale erocerv flitn in Santa
Fe sold $t0.000 worth of goods during
the last two weeks in Ileceinber.
Joe Whl tie v has been found dead.
south of Trinidad, southern Colorado.
Murder or suicide not certain wliicii.
The Denver iVetPssavs: The money
onler business otthe' Colorsipo Springs
liostofnee for the past year amounted
The Mountaineer thinks the pros
pects for a long freeze up very flatter
ing. A Silver City young man received a
letter from his ladv love, in which
she called him by the lucioiis epithet
Tb Chevenne papers don't attempt
to disguise the tact that a well known
citizen died of too much whisky.
His name was Hawkins.
Slnce the prohibition measure was
carried hi Colorada Springs.'; only two
first class cases of delirmn tremens
have been reported, - according to the
Dr. Hunt, of Cheyenne, will hence
forth, we suppose, celebrate New
Year's Evo as the anniversary of a
fight in which he lost a finger, shot off
bv one Frank Hunter.
TheO. S. NVCo.l? steamer. Idaho
is laid tip at the mouth ot Chenaneth
Creek, and the Teaser at the moitfh of
Three Mile Greek.
Malcolm Moody, of the Dalles, while
skating on the reservoir at that place. .
hroke through the ice and narrowly
escaped drowning. ,
The young ladies ofSilverCitv have
inaugurated the custom of taking cake
and other refreshments with them
when they ' make an evening call on
their lady friends.
The stages of the Northwestern
Stage Company leave the Da Ilea every
otlier morning for Boise City, and way
points, during the suspension of navirr
gation upon the Upper Columbia. tt
A dispatch from Nevada dated
Friday, said that a terrific snow-storm
was raging there, and extending a
long distance east and west. The
snow at Virginia City was three feet
deep. Another snow blockade of the
Central Paei tie is looked for. '
An Ottotva dispatch to the Colonist
s;iy: "jitce! rails tor the Vancouver
Island imrtiou of the Pacific railroad
have been pureliased in England, and
will be slnnneu bv the manufacturers
next month to Esqulmalt, Nanalmo
Au Indian chief who; exhibited
great bravery hi resetting the- captain
and crew of tlie bark Eyrin. wrecked
off the west coast of Vancouver Island,
has been presented with a i!ver med-il
by the authorities at Victoria. Who
said there was no good in Injuns?
At the mines on Lightning creek.
week before '"' lat. Van Winkle Co.
washed tip 200 oz., and 245 oz. on
Frldty, last week. Victoria Co. had
2.10 oz. and 240 oz. ou Friday. Van
couver Co. 193 oz. latwcefc, and 2s0
oz. on Fridav.- Vtiltsm Co.. 65 oz.
last week, and 45 oz. on Fridiy.
Tlie wife of Roliert Cmnmings.
living on the Wnllula road, just below
the month of the lonelier, was stricken
bynpoplexv. Tnesday of lnweek and
remains with her whole Ictt side par-
alavzed. Mr. Cnmuiing has alwars
been a stout heart v woman, and is
the mother .f seven children.
The small amount of rainfall at
Port Townsend is remarkable when
compared with that of uearly nil other
places on the Sound. According to
the Argus the total fall from Jan. 1,
to Dee. 31. 1S74, was only thirteen
and three one-hundreth inches, anil
there werel03 rainy days nut of the 365.
The Salt Lake Tribune says: The
insane man brought to the city from
Provo the other day was not Brigham.
although his name was Young. Brig
bam is mad. but there, is method in
his madness. ; The same insanity,
however, in any other man won'ld
have long since consigned him to the
penitentiary instead , of an insane
Mr. D. T. Parker, to whom has
been awarded tlie mail contract on the
trunk route between Cnrinne and He
lena, is one of the member of the
Northwest stage company, of which
Mr. C. C. Huntly i the head. Tlie
award, we understand, was made by
Post-master-Oeneral Jewell, on the
basis of $33,000 annual pay tor daily
A son of J. N. Lawrence, of East
Portland, met with a serious accident
a few days since while handling a
small pistol. He was nrvler the im
pression tlwt it was not loaded, and
carelessly let It drop to the floor,
which caused It to discharge, the ball
taking effect in his right band, break
ing several bones. ; -'
The following patents have recently
been granted at Washington. D C:
Alarm combination lock H. W. Dilg.
Portland;. assignor to himself and
William Zhnmermnn, same place;
filed July 1. 1874; ' Hreps and bear
ing for mifl spindle D. Martiew,
Portland: filed Anfinist 15. 1S74.
Smoke and gas consumers for engines
David Mathew. Portland; filed Oct.;
10, 1874. - -
The Htntetnnnn savss - The finest Ion
of annexing Walla Walla valley to
Oregon Is again lieing very generauy
discussed and meets with much favor.
In former times, the argument against
annexation was mainly ffonflned to
the fact that living under a State gov
ernment was attended Dy a. ingner
rate of fixation than in a Territory.
This argument had its weight, but now
after a trial ot from ten to twenty
years, our people rind that It costs
proportionately quite as miicn to run
a Territory as 'a State, with the differ
ence In favor of the latter and that
tlie citizen ot a State lias many priv
ileges accorded him that are denied
tne resilient ot a Territory.
On Saturday last at Portland, while
Wllkie Dun i way and a couple of
youthful companions were crossing
the Willamette on the Ice. It suddenly
gave wav under them and precipita
ted tlie whole rjartv Into the water.
Two of he bovs succeeded In getting
tint without much difficulty, but every
effort of Master ; Dttnlway seemed
fruitless, as tlie edge of the ice gave
under his weight, and benumlied and
exnaustea he sank oeneatn tne nue,
and would undoubtedly Imve been
lost had it not been for aid which ar
rived in the nick of time. A pole was
iiHSsed to him hv the bystanders, anu
taking hold of it with a firm grasp he
was pulled out in a half frozen
In conflagration, licked up $25,000
woi til ot property in Cheyenne In 1874.
Joseph Easmar was found dead In
his room at Victoria one morning
last week. ; .;,..
Mr. John Brown.; while coming
into Dallas from the country, liad one
of his ears badly frozen.
' ThaPendleton Odd Fellows cleared
$51.87 by tlie ball which they gave on
J. II. Bowman, former proprietor
of the Idaho World, lias taken up his
residence in Utah. '
Clevenger& Barlier have sold the
Yankton Pre and Doknt.idn t Mr.
Boweu. of Janesvllle, Wisconsin.
Walla Walla papers of the 9th and
Boise City of the 7th lust., all speak
of intense cold.
Tiiere are stock bnyers at Walla
Walla who propose to pay -cash for
what entile the cold snap leaves. '
On Monday morning of last week
the wind was so severe at Seattle that
small steamers could not leave that
A disease similar to the epizootic,
is going the rounds of the human
family. It is prevalent in Salt Lake
to a considerable extent.
One hundred and sixty acres of
land within two miles of the Walla
Walla court house was recently sold
at Sheriffs sale for $1 an acre.
The Idaho Legislature has passed a
resolution against taking up any more
divorce Mils to the exclusion of other
more iirsrtant business.
Olympians have been visited by
Jauk Frost as well as the rest of us.
On last Thursday morning the mer
cury got under zero two degrees.
Samuel Greer has sued W. B.. Cam
eron at Barkerville. Cariboo, to re
cover $10,000 damages for seducing
Dr. Cook, an American gentleman
visiting New Westminister, broke his
leg on Front street, by falling over a
A puplic meeting was held at the
rapitol of Manitoba, on the 20th lilt..
the object of which was to have the
Pacific Railway pass through tlie city.
One hundred dollars was offered
Saturday for any man to carry the
mail to the-steamer, and return with
the San Francisco mail, at Portland.
This coltl weather is going to be
hard on stock in polk county. There
is but little preparation made for cold
weather in the valley.
Ir. Beckett, an old resident and
County Treasurer elect, of Owyhee
county, died on the 4th hist, at Silver
City, of typhoid pneumonia.
There is a fortune of 24.000 for
W. II. A. McOnne. a locomotive en
gineer on the Union Pacific Railroad.
It w?is left by a deceased uncle iu
Sheriff McCarthy and U. S. deputy
marshal Miller, of Bismarck. Dakota,
were drowned In the attempt to cross
rhe Missouri river on the Ice on the
15th of last mouth.
The Santiete valley rttifwiiv company
have let contracts for nine miles of
their road. This is over the worst
grade, and the contract has been taken
for 4.(M0 jK-r mile.
Three railroads are now being built
in Utah, and a fourth is being surveyed.
More activity is mspiayeti there in
railroad building thau in any other
portion ot the union.
The Aureola sailed Jan. I2lh for
San Francisco, with some 1.000 tons
of coal from the Seattle wines. The
Loret Pevock sailed with 400 tons on
the same voyage, Jan. Cth.
The Seattle Coal Company met with
some disaster Jan 12th. by tlie kss of
is loaded cars wiiiie crossing Iake
Washington. The gale capsized the
scow, aiid cars and coal veiit iuto the
This from Polk: Some person on
mischief bent undertook to set. tire to
Mr. Cosper's smokehouse a few days
isio. while he was absent for a short
time. Fortunately lie returned sooner
than was t oqiectcd. and discovered
the fire before any damage was done.
The Hev. Father Orth has removeo
to Harney. For aliout a year .'past .lie
has acted as missionary to the Indians
ou tho Reservation. He learned their
language hi about three months well
enough to preach to them without an
The Colonist says: "Tlie Portland
mail service is a delusion and a snore.
Papers and letters are nearly always
a week or a month behind time, and
business men are talking of patroniz
ing the express."
In New Westminster, for tlie posi
tion pf Mayor, there isa warm contest,
the candidates being Wm. Clarfcson,
Esq.. J. P.. and R. Dickinson. Eq..
retiring Mayor. It is bellteu tlie
former will he elected. -
The Victoria Cotovist of the Otli,
says: 'The steamer Gem came dowu
from Yale to Westminster ou Tuesday
evening. The river was then clear of
ice. Ou Wednesday night the ice be
gan to form lu the river, and on Thurs
day morning a sheet of ice cut theorem
through. Lines were git out and she
was liaulfd 'towards the beach where
slie sank. At high tide the water Is
over the guards. The Enterprise got
np steam at 3 o'clock Thursday after
noon n'id came to Ladner' landing,
where she lay all night, and on yester
day 'morning left for Victoria. Dur
ing Thursday night the thermometer
scored 20 oelow zero. Barnard's ex
pressman (Bill Bristol) had to leave
his canoe at Chilliwliack and came
down over the wagon road."
As the West Side train was going
out Fourth street Portland, a sleigh
filled with ladies came dowu at break
ncck speed. As tliey appronelied tlie
train the -driver, from some cause.
concluded to pass in front of -It. 'He
reiued the horses diagonally across
the track. A the runner struck tlie
rail it gave way, breaking the horses
loose. The tlrirer clung to the lines,
and was dragged over ihe dashboard.
Meantime the train was thundering
along, and had come within twenty
yards Of the sleigh. The ladies, see
ing their danger, sprang from tlie
wreck, not a moment too soon, as tlie
pilot ot the engine struck If, knocking
it outside the track,- a worse wreck
A eouple of men attempted to cross
the river with their team near Weld-
ler's sawmill Portland, last Saturday.
Tliey liad gone some four hundred
feet from the shore when the watch
man at the mill espied them, and lie
lost no time in warning them of tlie
danger tlie v were in. A perfect panic
seized them, and with undue haste
thev turned tlieir horses' heads towards
shore and drove like mad until their
sleigh rested once more ou terra Anna.
Upon examination yesterday morning
it was found .that tlie horses hoofs
had partially broken through in several
places, and 'had they gone out fifty
feet farther they would have struck a
sheet of thin ice anu Deeit inevitably
Grand Duke Nicholas, s'.n of Grand
Duke Constantino and nephew of the
Emneror. lias been declared Insane.
and'placed under tlie guardianship of
his father. Mis insanity takes the
form of a fondness for the society of
handsome American women and
"Agin It." The new currency
party, just organized at Indianapolis,
proposes to go it ou the geuerai idea
of an old Georgian of wliom General
Robert Toombcs told the President last
spring. During the hard times of
1S37, when money was scarce and the
State Bank was at its wit's end, this
astute financier of the rural districts
came to Mtlledgevtlie and sought his
representatives in tlie Legislature.
"Mr. Toombs," says lie -we .must
have more money. We're obleeged
to have uiore money." "Well." says
Tnniiih: in !- Itrllonlt Mt. hnW 111
.VIMIIV . 'J - " - J T
tlie h are vou going to. get Hi")
cui oi tne Dai i"Mj" """
financier. But," says Toombs
struck by tlie earnestness of his con
stitnent, "how is the State Bank go
ing to get It? "Stamp It." "A'ton-p
it," roared Toombs, "and how in tlie
h is It going to redeem the money it
stamps?"' A glow suffused tlie face of
tlie financier. "Why. Mr. Toombs.'
says he. "that'sjust wlmt I'm a-comin
to. You see. Mr. Toombs, ' wjain
redemption t Louisville Courier-Journal.
.. , , . m ..
A Singular prison romance lias just
been disclosed in the Canadian Peni
tentiary, at Kingston, where Elizabeth
Jones has for six years been confined
for tlie murder of Iter cousin, sentence
having been pronounced ou her own
confession. Her father was executed
tor the same crime, notwithstanding
tlie declaration of the girl that slie
alone had committed the deed, ami
that lie was not guilty indeed knew
nothing of the murder. She has now
admitted what has always been gen
erally believed by the public, but by
herself strenuously denied that tier
father was the murderer, and tliat she
bad accused : herself of his crime to
shield him. and at his desire. She
took uo part iu the crime, and was not
aware of its commission till her father
told her he had done it and implored
her to save him a task .which she
devoutly attempted autfieralsted iu
after it was hopeless.
An i English writer says In his
advice to young married women, that
their mother Eve married a gardener.
It might be added tliat tlie gardener,
iu consequence of his match, -lost bis
situation. - -
Olive Logan is mentioned by an
Iowa paper as a . 'limp kangarOoess."
We scarcely know what that is; but
does this paper mean to iushiuute
that Olive is on her last legs?
FINANCE AND COUMERCL
Gold in New York 112j.
Legal tenders 89S90..
Wheat market dull in Europe.
Oregon cargoes for promt shipment
are quoted In Liverpool at 43s per
quarter, in Cork, 44s.
. ' Nothing from San Erancisco.
The ice blockade still prevails at
Several vessels are reported at As
toria, awaiting the removal of the ice
blockade to receive cargoes.
Should the stormy weather prevail
ing as we go to press, continue, we
may look for a flood similar to 1860-61.
New . To-Day.
iGjrc COS17 I
For ITinety Days
WILL SELL MT ENTIRE SOCK OF
Goods, tor the next JS1SETT DAYS,
and no bnmbn. Call and convince your-
Cor. First and Wash! jrton st.,
tS2" Cash paid lor Hides. Fan and EEi
Horn. mf'7 -
Albany, Rovemwr 6, , .
O, to DR. GEO. W.GRAY,
Deo. 11, 74-3tn SOOV;
Ayer'a Cherry Pectoral,
For ntaease - of the Tsuaut
JLnnsx. nueh aa CsMtarks, lln,
- Whooping oa-rti, HrnscbHai
AtUuDita sinl VoBsnmpU a.
The few conrrjo
vitions - wblch
have won tht-oon-fl-lenra
kind and become
anions not only
one bat many na-
uonto, muai nave
tnes. Perhaps no
one ever secured
so wide a reputa
tion, or maintain
ed it so lonz as
Pm tokai It has lit-en known to the nub.
lio for about forty, years, by a km con
tinued series of marvellous cures, tliat
have won for it a eonnde-ice in Its n trtuex,
never eonal led hy any other medicine. It
still makes the most effectual enres of
Coupe, Ciin. (JrnrvmplHm, that tan be
made bv medical skill. Indeed IIwCrerrt
PhctohaXj baa really roibod these danger
ous diseases of tlieir terrors, to a ureal ex
tent, and given a lecHn-r or immunity
from their fatal effects, tliat is well founded,
If tlie -remedy be taken in season. JCvei-v
family should have it in their closet for
the- reariv and n- omnt reiiel of Its meni-
btfrst Sickness sutferin-c, and even life Is
saved ly tilts timely protection. The pru
dent should not no -fleet it, nnd the wise
will not. Keep it by yon for the protection
It affords by its tfmely nse in sudden at
tnclCS - fKEPARKD BV
1st. J. C. AYEH "Uoweil. Maisk,
Pmctlval and Analytical Chemists.
KSTSol'i by all Druggists and Dealears
ID iHWUIinv. - : . 6V7y
Ayer'a Hair Vizor.
For JUestoM-f njr, Vrajr Hair ty ! Nat-
lu-ni lumji i M r.
turn the hair
array, and ett her
-s i i iiem incline
It to shed pie
X AYER'S HAIR
i"i, iilTT . nnrl ntMMlva
. iS5t!?' : tse, has proven
it . L'-WAatLAl that it stops the
hair - IlumjiliA-niv : ortAn miiAWft t m
frrowlh, and always surely restores Its
eoior, when te le I or rray. It stimulates
tne nutritive orant to healty activity,
and nreserves lioth tlie hnlranrl Its hctantv.
Thus brnahy, weak or sk-kly hair becomes
K lossy, p:ta(le and strengthened; lost hair
rear rows with lively expressions fallinu
nairiscnocketl and stab.ished; thin balr
thickens ; and fa-led or gray hair resume
t heir original color. Itsotwratlon is sure
niui narmies. it cures uanitrunr, neais an
hnmors. and keens the sraln cool, clean
and soft under which conditions, diseases
of the sealn are Impomlble.
-Aa dressing- for ladies1 hair, the Vioom
Is praised for its -rrateful and agreeable
perfume, and valued for Ihe soft lustre
ana richness or tone it imparts -
Br. JT. C AYCB 4-Ow Iwell, Haai
Pranttm.1 and Analvtlnal Chemlsta.
Kir-Sold hv all Drum? ists and Heater in
I juxncine. . ..
uffi'' ! l'Va
A CAR1-.$1,00 REWARD
THE ABOVE REWARD WILL BE IVT
. . e" " snv one proving; that the sales
the 8IN,hft do not exceed all othera by
1 nOUSandS Unon thMwnfla VKIIa m "hj
other jld mm-snh' sales in 1S7S deerrae-
u. im wsiihR mcreased wonderfully.
IS'diSM't"' where It always U
'.. TITTS BROTHER.
Albany, Or., Sept. SJ, 1874.
ftbWiiitr SaaeUlne Hales or J7Z.
The table ot Sewinjr Machine Sales for
1873 shows that our sales last year am
ounted to .1.a 444 (two hundred and
thirty two tlion-nd, four hundred and
orty-foor) fMachhies, be-lns a lurxe In
crense over the sales of the previous year
(1S7-A1 - . '
The table also shovs that onr sales Ex
eel Ibs-worsB-r other ' fHinjr, lor
the period named, by Ihe nnrolx-r of 1 IS.
StS4 Hsrhlnni, or nearly double those of
any other Company. -
It mav be further stated that the sales
of 1373, a com-wred with those of 1873,
show a relatively laiver Increase, be rmd
the sales of other makers, than ot may
other year. . - :
For Instance in 1879 "we sold 4,000 more
Machines than any or her Company, where
as hi 1S73. t he salus were
113,3M MaelitMea In Eareaa t atar
These figures are all the more rtmarfc
able, for the t eaon that, the sales of the
principal Companies In 1873 are least tba
tlM-ir win In ltT2 whereas, as has
Iwen shown, ear easea Imve tarn-ely
iarttssi l. -
The account of sokn Is fioin xirorn rium
made io the owners of tlieScwln-f Machine
Patents. - - - ... 1
. Tt. will hsriilv ra- rli-nfid. flint the nrwr-
ortty of the SlNtiER MACHINES is fnlly
deuionst rated at all events that tlieir
popularity in the household is mqow
Name of ICO. Sold. -. " or
Machines. 1S72 IH75 Uecresse
Slnirer Mfte Co.....S19.7-8-83e,444 In. K,V
Secor S. Hi. Co SI I ,4;w a,i
W. & W. MfarCo...l7I.W 119.HKI Pe.M.80
lioinestJcS.M.Co.. 41.S.M 4a.ll " 9.440
firover ABukerCo. ft2,0I M.17 ,!
Weed 8. M. Co 4i,444 8l.7ri IO.K71
Wilson S. M. Co ... 23,6611 21,247 " 1,419
How MucMne C.. mo retnrns.l
Wilcox A4llnsCo. 22,3 liBl H.TSa
American B. II t o. 18,!( 14.1t2 " ,74S
Florences. M. Cn..' 1S.7U3 8,900 S
THE SnCGER MANUFACTURING CO,
34 Union Square, Xew York.
Atfreata, Albany, Crceen.
' j DEAUSB H . J
J E W ELRY,
Silver & Plated Ware.
' .' " and-
AXtrACTlBED AXIl APJUSTEli
. espociaJi y lor tiw i-aciuc voat uy uia
NATIONAL ELGIN WATCH CO.
of Elfin, Illinois, via :
WATTH, kml we most ennfldently r.c
ommemff t hem te the pulic, us pnssnMSitk;
sore irootl qnalities for t lie price than any
other Watch in the market.
We also Rsvp all ot her brands of Ebzln.
Waltham and Swiss Watches. Clocks. Jew
elry, SUverand Plated Warer
Pistols and Ctertri4Sg-.es.
' Reps-frlngc a Stsrciaffy. j-fa
Z3TJL.lt Wov-li Dense smd ctoesBi Kwft,
War raj.se 41 to be n Kpreseatssl.
J. . Trrvs. j. B. titcs
' AT JOHN GAKTIOlS OI.D STAHTI, ' ''
First street ; ALBANY, OREOOS
TO INVEST A FEW POLLARS WITH
POSSIBLE RETURNS OK THOUSANDS
IS OFFEUEU BY THK POSTIONEMKNT
OK FUBLIU LIBHAU Y OF KY., TO THK
8th AND LAST CONCERT ANI IRAW-
INO. THK MANAtiEMKNT ARE FLEH
liEII Tt THK RKTI1IIN 1HK WtONKT
IF THE PHAWINf SHUJ NOT COM4
OFF AT THK DAY NOW APPOINTED.
sm UrsMHl Cash lft..
Oho Ursnd f-ash iin..
Oaie Ursuitl asl 4rt..
One Uraad 4Kh iirt..
One urMd cttsn wirt
srs.h4-irts.Sxo Ooom too eoo
ie4'ali 4-fts, e4,Aoa.40,ewO-
lai'aatiVlita, It. ooom iw i
ttOCnott fcill.o, SOOes lOO.sss
no 4'mh 4JI 1 1,
J,400 t-aata jUla,
m wtMresi isp-vTO
s soomi eeoe
seoea ia ooo
loaea Bo, o
II WbelsTlehcIs sar. g
SSX Tien." n .-..Mm-ww-
F0r tickets and information,
TIM. E. BRAStrm!,
Afren 4UMl j-Uusairer.
Louisville, Ky. - Ww4
etlee to Creditors.
of L-tnn county, in o'aie 'i wrerton.
term thereof. 187, tlie undersigned was
duly appointed vimlnlstrator of the estate
above named ; therefore U persons havlnar
claims asalnst said estate are requested to
present them, with the proper vouchers
to ins utitTreTn, iiw rr-wmence in ah
latny. OreKon, within six months from the
.i.t. hAmof. -
WALTER M. ICETCmTM,
Albany. Jan. 8. 187a.nl8 Adm'r.
' FOR :. ...
Latest and Improved stylos.
Call at the Beglst?r l3fc.
Ft THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF
aige lAtatt, deceased Notice is hereby
a-tven that, by oraeroi tne i onniy v.oun
' . u