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I ALBANY, OREGON, MARCH 19, 1875.
SAMUEL. E. YOUNG,
. Wholesale and Retail Dealer la
BOOTS & SHOES,
REAPERS & KSOWERS,
the Place !
Has received and is offering for sale a well selec
ted StOCK oi
- -""" Which he is determined to sell
AT THE LOWEST PRICES !
Cash, orperchastaMe Protoce !
Please give me a can, and examine
Ooods and Prices
17 ROM AND AFTER DATE, UNTIL FUB-
ther notice, freight from
An down frelsht will be delivered at PORT-
LAXD or ASTORIA .
Free of Drayage and Wharfage,
At Reduced Rates.
Boats will leave ALBANY for CORVALLI3 or
For farther particulars, apply to
It EACH A MtTfIT:l,
Albany, Nov. 2d, 14-12 Aventa.
PARKER & MORRIS'
ICTew Elevator J
T. WAW Rt'lnY TFOR THE BETPTI5
JL of wheat and oats. We call the attention of I
-farmers to tbe fact that we have erected the n
sest warehouse in tbe 8ate.at a targe expense,
and are in position 10 handle sat isiactoiily an
iidiHun Quantity of grain. Our noose has a
200,080 fcnsliels of Wheat!
at one time.and Is located on the margin of the
Willamette River, and provided wli ha side track
, iv jt. v.. R. R so that shiiHnenis may
be made dally tw rail, and as of sen by water as
boating iacliltfes'oftVr. We have two large suc
tion Ian, in addition to oilier fnns,auached
. h house, run by water power, and are
thus prepared to
O X 323 a. 35
hMt mKwtveA. fun take in and clean i
10.000 bushels per day. Cleaned wheat is worth
much uioi-e in alt foreign markets than tout
wheat, and none shorn J be shipped without
m wheat- ana lour cents on oaus. nre iono
, glXTY TnOCSASD SACKS
to farnisb those storing wheat with us, free to
those whose wueat we punum. win i inr
nnti nrice to those who sell their wheat
from our house to other buyers. Persons sior
1.. ih n ub at liberlv to sell to whom they
nhvuie. Those who reside on the west side of
tbo river wl.l have ferriage free. Will be in
the market as buvera. and eimectto be able to
pay the highest possible price. Having pre
pared ourselves to io a larva business, we hope
for oar share 01 tne puuuo psirunagu. -
PARlaHXa Oc MORRIS.
: Albany, Oregon.
Eatli Hons? & Barber Shop
rtMIK CHDEHSI4SNED WOULI BESPECT-
X fully tltank the citizens of Albany and vi
cinity tbr the liberal patronage bestowed on
ttim for the past seven years, and hopes for the
future a continuation or their favors. For the
an-nmntouatton of transient customers, and
- friends in the upper part of town, he lias open
ed a neat Hi tie shop next door to Taylor Bros.
Kaioon. where a good workman will always be
in atsenoanee w wui uirai iinm.
Dee.ll.iaJ4. rv ,-5 - . ; .JOK WEBBER.
TTTST BKCETVED, A FtTLL IXVOICE OF
tl JSa;ers Miiwer-JMwleti Ware, Mirer.
" ("teet .lry. etc, direct rrnmthe Factory.
w will anil Tulile HrxKn at 8 ner set. and Tea.
(moons at 1 60, and other good proport ionnte
. ly low. . - TITUS BKOTHEBS.
' TjSTET ORGANS SOLI AT THE M. K.PAB-
' Hj..or Mlnnt. on tbe most favorable terms
' fiw. n,n vi.u nave seen and heard tin
w iatiful iiiB'xuments. ; L WILSON.
Haajjnst opened a fine stock of ,?
.yga.g'taBi eft? 02a.ooj,-'
"t- Fa rnd, to whfe-h he Invites the attea.
rt " f AHany and vicinity, . . - 1
liiainiiaetoreii to order, tn latest
. i " iwist of focr. btre corner Braad
1 rirs streets, Chas.Jtltjaley'sold stand. I
A.,vUkuZ1 . LOCTJS BEHWALP.
fJHE CELEBRATED W, A. WOOD'S
REAPERS & JIOWEKS.
Maine's Headers, (Wood's Improved.)
a'aquUIardw Indiana Farm Wagon.
The Buwl and Vibrator Threshers,
(best machines on the coast.
Htatesioam Force feed Drill.
Mar Flaws, and other machines
Call, see, and get price and terms before buying
elsewhere, at my Blacksmith Shop, corner Sec-
onu ana mswonn sis.. Aiuunv, uregmi,
A H. BELL ft PAR K ER. late of Oregon City.
XX beg leave to inform the public that they
have mirchaed thecntire stock ot drugs, uied-
MnM At ftmnprlvnVQK'lbv R. t!. Hill A Son.
and that they design continuing the business
at tneoia stanu, wuereiuey parjuw kiwg "
the furnre a inn tssonmoai oi A
Patent Medicines, "
and everything usually found in a first-class
iiniv i am.
While earnestly soliciting a continuance oi
tha ItiMtrai nit rotuure heretofore extended to the
to. o house, we hope at the same time, by fair
and liberal dealing, and careful attention to the
wants of customers, 10 merit tne esteem oi any
new friends who may favor us wiui meir or-
Particular attention will be elven to rue com
pounding of physician's prescript ionsand fam
ily recipes, at all hours of the flavor ntsnt.
Successors to R. C. ILvu. a Son.
Albany. October 9, T4-n4tf
CUAS. B. JtOKTAfJUK.
BIOXTAGUE & McCALLEY,
A RE NOW OPENING A MAGNIFICENT
A stock of
FALL AND WINTER GOODS
selected with care, and bought for coin at
Scandalously Low Figures !
and as we bought low we can and will sell them
at prices mat wiu
V,m nri fina onr selections Of
Ribbons, Collars, Collarettes,
Laces, c, &C,
for the ladles, and our complete lines of
i of all descriptions for men and boys. Also, full
Groceries, Crociery ail Glassware.
The best goods, at the lowest rates every time.
trwme ana see.
Lebanon, Oregon, October 30, 1874.
From this date until further notice, I will sell a
CHOICE S1XECTIWX OF
Stoves & Eanges
W. H. McFARLAND.
Albany, Dee. 10, 1874-13
TTae Taaroiighlrei DcTanstaire 1 nil
XTTTLL MAKE THE SEASOX, fJOM5fE!fC
V V ing March 1st, 1873. and ending June 1st,
187S. at the farm of the undersigned, two
miles north of Sbedd Station, on the road lead
ing from Albany to Harrisburg, Linn eounty,
Those desiring can obtain good pastue on rea
viittor is the flncat null in tne state, navinsc
taken the first preniinra over ail comiieiitors
m'iMHi emue ai xiie vresn o.wu ,
- . H. B. A T. B. BPHENGEK.
I4m3 ' "
' NEW TO-DAY. ."
IXPttRTAirr. Endorsed by the Medical
! profession. ' DR. Wm. HALL'S BALSAM for the
lungs cures Coughs, Colds and Consumption,
and an diseases of t he Throat and Chest. Da,
TOWSSLEY TOOTHACHE ASOHYHE cures
In one MINUTE 7n48
A SMALL FABM OF ONE HCSUKltu Acuta
X. two miles from Aioany, witn numw, wu
modioua barn.and small orchard of choice trees.
Also, farming implements, and hay sufficient
Sn43WS VRinE LOW AitD TERMS
EaSY. -Great Inducements to emigrants seek
t.. . kmuinoar thiahri.-tn? citv. Possession
Hs.n im media Lei v. For rartlcnlars enquire of
15vT Cor. WashinlftOfB & d ats-i Albany Or,
Tn O ,, F ARKI FOB SALE OB BEST,
MEK CiV THESE FARMS WSTA1SS w
i t 1 iuMltre0 acraa. with aood build-
and particulars apply to the undersigned.
intra. ThM MrDK MV near UiiMUini. rwiuiua
; L. ELKINS, :
Albany, March 5, 1875.
-1 fob, : j .
4t, nAtcinai- ft!
PIASO FOB SALE!
A. most. new. is offered for sale at EX"
CHICKERESO PIANO, St
FIUCaEB. For particulars
atnnnir at the res
8eufaat. corner ff First
sireela, Ai!sanjr, Oreon.
IJST or 1.1TTEHS
Remaining in the Albany Postofflce, Marcn
18th, 1875. Pei-sonscalHitg for these let tcrsmus
give the date on which they were advertised
Alexander, Mist JennleHaniilton. U.K.
Dnan. B. W. S
Powell, J. M. 8
Wilcon, W infield S.
Cliurlton, Charles. A.
Cant horn. W. L.
Dawson, W. W;
Circuit Court. Following is the dls
! nosition of cases tried at the March term of
uie Xiinii sO. vreuii. vuun . 1.
Jacob Todd, selling liquor without .
license ; plead guilty and fined f 100 and
Thos. Monteith et alj vs. J. II. Foster
et al, in equity ; continued.
John Lee vs. L. Elkins et al, and An
drew Wiley vsl same continued.
Ann O'Brien vs. Kiohard CBrien, CU
vorce: continued. ' " -a
Win. Newhouse ys. Wm. Peters et
al, to Ibrclose mortgage; continued, to take
Kenny vs. Winn, Bontley et al, to fore
close mortgnge ; jndgmelit by default and
foreclosure onlured. i
Jno. T. Harbin vs. Skinner & Cress-
well, to recover money ; judgment by de
H.irris vs. McCallisterJ to recover money;
Ja. II. Perry et al ts. Gk. n. Gar
land and Clarissa Garland, for partition ;
granted. , !
Majreie jsi. Mcuonneii vs. a. is., aic-
Connell, for divorve ; refuseti.
Susan Mulky, vs. Wm. X'ltman et al ;
continued, i j
Wnt. Pitman vs. Wilson Bump : con
Henry Seller et al vsi Laura B. Moore
et al, to quiet title ; decree granted.
Jennie Grubb vs. c ;n. Grunn. in trie
matter of divorce ; decree not altered.
G. Gerst vs. Sarah Huston and K. Frnm,
to recover money ; judgment by default.
State vs. Urabtree ; jury fa lieu to agree.
State vs. Frank Allen, larceny of 82 50:
fined $50 and costs.
Oregon vs. Andrew Doujrherty, larceny
of a revolver; sentenced for three years.
State vs. A. O. Smith, grand larcony;
plead guilty and sent to penitentiary for
two years, t
State vsG. F. Hamilton, selling whisky
to minor ; fined $100 and costs.
Shot. Ted. Whitfield received a severe
wound on the right side of the head, on
Wednesday: last, by the accidental explo
sion of a shot-gun. Mr. S- Montgomery
and Whitfield Went over the river into
Benton county, on the morning in ques
tion, in a buggy drawn.' by two horses, the
latter having his shot-gun along. On re
turning, Ted. holding the gun between his
legs, butt of the gun on the bottom of the
buggy, while going over a very rough piece
ot road, the piece was exploded, the con
tents of one barrel striking Ted. in the
right side of the face Just below the ear,
tearing off a portion of the ear and a Inrge
amount offlesh from thfscalp. Mr. Mont
gomery took wintnehi 111 his arms and
ield liint until lie reached JDr. fiummer's
drug store in this citV4 where immediate
attention was given him bv Dr. Plummer.
Dr. Plummer iuforms I us to-dav ( Wednes
day! that he thinks the skull was not frac
tured by the shot, ami jtlie only danger to
be feared Is from concussion. But led
will carry an ugly soar the balance ot his
life. It was a close call. sure, for had the
boggy not been on a; side-bill, throwing
the mnzzie or tne gnu to tne rignt. tne inau
would havestrnck nun immediately under
tlie chin, probably tearing off his whole
head. j 1
Fkltt Evaporating Cosipaxy of Al
bany. Okegox. Ove half ol the capital
stock in the above named Company having
been subscribed, a meeting ot the stockhold
ers was held in this city on Monday, wben
tlie following named gentlemen wereeiect-
j ed Directors : Messrs Allen Parker. Dr.
G. F. Crawford, S. B. Knox, A. B. Morris,
W. Q. Stuart, P. C." Harper and L. E.
Blain. The Directors- then elected Allen
Parker. Esq., President; and Eli Carter.
Esq- Secretary. Tlie Company then pur
chased of Mr. Beardslev. State Agent, the
right to use the Aldeni process for drying
and preserving all kinds of mm, etc- at a
cost 01 $3.uuu. 1 wo evaporators also were
ordered, costing $1,000 each.' They "re to
be paid for as follows : $750 cash 1 $750
in January, 1878. the balance to be paid In
dried fruit, the product of tlie Comiiany. at
current rates The enterprise being fairly
upon its feet now. we hope to see our citi
zens. take hold and help it along. There is
no good reason why. hereafter, any of onr
fruit slionld be left to rot npon the ground.
ir the nnsmess of trie itjompanv is pnsnea
vigorHiily as it slionld be, it could not only
supply all the dried, fruit needed in this
connty.but turn out a ruiua lly large amounts
for shipment to other 1 points. Iet all the
stock be taken up. and the enterprise push
ed to its iiiiest extent. ,
Beligious. The revival meetings still
continue to absorb thti" attention of our citi
zens, almost to the exclusion of everything
else. ; The daily prayermeetings, at the
old furniture store ion First street, ? are
largely attended, and the night meetings at
the M. EJ Chnrch ar crowded In fact the
church is often densely packed almost from
the altar to the entrance doors. No such
interest was ever - rhkoifesfeiir" f n tlie city
before in religions matters. A large num
ber of persona have made a profession of
religion, and the. altar Is crowded titgntiy
with those wbo are anxiously seeking par
don for their- slnsu The interest seems to
be growing in strength from day to day,
and it now seems as if i the whole city
would, before tiiese! meetings close, be
brought to a knowledge of the power and
loving-kindness ot the living and true God.
May God in his me rev continue the work
ot salvation, until the uttermost ends of
the earth shall be brought to acknowledge
ana leei toe power of a is Love.
The Grand Jury .found an Indictment
against a young man, over in the Forks,
and Deputy Sheriff Queeoer, wbo was sent
after him. found some difficulty In arrest
; ing him. : He was eveutnally arrested, but
! it took tour men and a shotgun to do It.
Ho was brought to this city where he gave
eociis lor juis appearance.
Orleans, March 16th, 1875.
Mr. Editob : PJease allow me space
In Jgpiir columns to express my thoughts in
relation' to tUe teachers' Institute, to be
held at Albany tlie first of April.
I believe it li the right step in the rgi,t J
direction, and it is useless for me to add,
. . , , . . . .
tnat an woo uuenu, to maice teaching a
profession should, it possible, be present.
and lend their little might in making the
meeting interesting and profitable.
We can say, for one, we are clad to know
H that new vigor throughout this county is
, . . .. . 1
- ',nS uw,M:u "" Proiesion, which
" - .
educational agencies of the State. This
county is first in every : other enterprise
why should it not be in this? A rule re
quiring every member present to contrib
ute at each meetingsotnething of interest
and iinnortanee reiatiuir to (In. mi of I
education, should be put in force; then, as
a natural vonsequencev Will fallow speeches.
essays ana experience, criticisms, illustra
tions of methods of teachinz-
t5ome resellers claim that It Is of no use
for them to attend such meetings, for they
know enough- To such let me say, it is
an old adage and a true one. th.it he who
proteoses to know it all, , is ignorant ; ami
lie who has come to the conclusion lie
knows but Httie, does know something, or
is a smart man. - .
In my estimation it would be to the best
Interest of both teacher and pupil to devise
means f bringing about a more uniform
system for tiie government of pnblic schools.
It is seldom a teacher gives dissatisfaction
to parents with whom he has established
a good understanding: and as it is also
true, that when a teacher commences his
labors in a new locality, it is essential that
at his earliest convenience he become ac
quainted with the parents of his pupils, it
is also true tliat the greater the unanimity
of opinion and uniformity of rules the less
burdensome will be the teacher's task who
commences his labors in a new locality,
and the less liable to give dissatisfaction.
Xo one that has had any experience would
hesitate in saying it would be a grand
achievement. A purer, nob'er moral in
struction should be made a part of school
instruction., The good of society and tlie
iifety of public schools demand it. With
out unity ot action we cannot have It.
IlAKEiSBtRG. March 18, 1S75.
The popular steamer Ohio left here this
morning with ISO tons ot wheat, the largest !
load tluit ever left this port. The principal
part ot the wheat stored at this place has
been shipped by loat this season, at an av
erage cost of three dollars per ton; the
cost by the railroad wotdd have been six
dollars per ton quite a saving for farmers.
The H.irrlsbnrg Canal Co. lias ordered a
preliminarr survey of the proposed canal.
I will give you tlie result when tlie survey
is completed. " . ..
"There is prospect of a 'comer'" in the
oats market In Harrisburg.
Yours ia haste,
O. P. TOMPKINS.
QrEsnONS Answered. Letters con
tinue coming : from the Eastern States,
making enquiries with regard to Oregon
These questions, it is true, have been
answered time and again, through the
different neswpapers in this State, but as
these Eastern folk have never bethought
them of subscribing for an Oregon journal,
probably having no idea that we had be
come "civilized" to that extent as yet.
they are still in llie dark, and keep on writ
ing to postmasters, ministers, lawyers, etc,
asking it the "Indians are very dangerous
or troublesome,! and a hundred other
questions of a siniSlarcharacter, tlwtalways
causes a huge guffaw lrom the average
Oregonian. A letter from .Wisconsin,
dated. March 4tlu lie before 11s, which con
tains a number of questions the writer de
sires answered, some of which we propose
to "digest" in this article. Tlie first ques
tion Is : "How is Albany getting along :
Is she growing to- be a large city?" We
answer emphatically that she is getting
longer year by year and when her corpo
rate limits are filled up with a hardy and
virtuous people she'll be as big as any city
in the United States ot similar size.
How Is fiirmiiKr land sold near Albany ?"
Generally by tlie acre, sometimes, 1kw
ever; lu lot city lots 01 various sizes and
shapes. '"Has Oregon any more Govern
ment land tor salei" AOt any; the Gov
ernment attends to that matter, having
land ofi1ceshere, and there over the Stale,
where they do a' 4mnd-oflice business ' in
land. But we may say tliere is very little.
if any. good larmitig land lu tne Willam
ette Valley 'unclaimed at thi3 writing,
"Has Oregou any. Oysters on the sea
shore ?" ' ery good oysters are cultivated
at Yaqnlna 'Hay, about sixty miles from
tins city. , -"iiow is the climate?" i-rettv
well, thank 3'ou. U.The Winters, lasting
from three to five months,' are, generally
speaking, "wettlsh like,' a great deal of
rain, tailing ; sometimes, too. we nave a
little snow, and now and then It Is suffi
ciently cold to form ice in shallow creeks
and lakes. We have but little real cold
weather, liardly ever continuing mote than
a few days. The Summers are magnificent j
In fact, Oregon Summer's are hardly ex-!
eeueu m tne world, we nave now anu
t lieu a shower through the Summer, suffi
cient to lay the dust and help vegetation.
Spring generally opens in the Spring;
sometimes ealler. - "Do you tlilnk Oregon
a good State for a young, man to go to ?"
1 es, proviuea ne nas some means, is ln-
uusxnous. not easily discniirafired. has a
good constitution, and subscribes and pays
iu auvaiice tor nia county paper.
"my Musings ; ob, a Few Fancies in
Verse" Is the title of a neat little volume
of poems Just issued from the press by Mrs.
A. J. Duniway. -As art indication of the
estimation placed upon these productions
ofthe pen ot Oregon's most talented lady
autnor, we need only ear that the first
edition of one thousand was sold at once.
and toat, too, without any advertising or
noise whatever. We congratulate bister
Dnniway on the success of her first poetic
venture, and wish hr tha Greatest aneoesfl
j in future undertakings, especially If they
1 cijuai xoetuiuoe.
Thanks. We are requested by the
President of tlw Ladies' Aid Society, to
return the sincere thanks of the Society to
the members of Albany Lodge No. 4, 1.O.
I O.P., for the recent donation of money In
I aid of the Kansas sufferers; that while
they donated largely lor their distressed
brothers in Kansas, at the call of tbe Grand
Master of the G. L. of Kansas, they yet
had ttie kindness ot heart to still further
aid suffering humanity, outside of the
brotherhood, by raising and handing to this
Society a handsome sum, to be by us for-
wamen to. tne general rener lunci. juay
their liberality be returned to them an
At Salem, Oregon, on Sunday, the 14th
inst Mrs. Amanda C. Hill, of consump-
tion, aged years, bne leaves a tiusDand
and child to mourn her loss.
The funeral services vjere 4ield at the
Jongrejrational cimrcn in this city on
Tuesday. Deceased leaves a large circl ot
relatives and friends In this city to mourn
her loss. But they have this consolation
she died in the faith ; she died shouting
the praises of Him who so loved tbe vorld
that he gave His only begotten Son, that
whoso believed in Him should not perish
but ltave everlasting lite. May our last
end be like hers. A.
tTissFLnoic that we koticb anvthitiir In
the medical line, nor would we now unless we
could lie convinced that we are not doing onr
diifv as a tournniist in recommonuinsr to tne
public the celebrated botanical preparations of
Ir. Heniv. MThoever induces the victim of
Scmfn-a or any ot her disease of the blood, to nse
Dr. Henry's Extract of 6araparilla, lias begun
a irmil woi-lc. There can be no ouestion as to
the result of this medicine if nersevered in. It
is a sure cure for Scrofula, Khenmattsm, !ait
Bhemn, and indeed all complaints arising from
viintcd or inmure blood. It is iust what a good
physician would prescribe for these comnlaints.
anu we otmuuefiTiv rranniuenu ii w, "trinis
best article now in use. lr. Henrj-,sCongli Bal
sam ia the most effective remedy for any a trac
tions of the Throot or Lungs that we have ever
known. It contnins no deleterious drugs, and
can be taken with impunity and certainty of re
lief. Kor the enre of Coughs, Colds, Sore Throat,
etc, ttstnnds without a rival. Dr. Henry'sLint-
nient, asan alleviator oi pnm,is nnrivaicra oy
any preparai ton nerore the puono: tne most
uKepticai win ue convincea iiva single trial, it,
will prove itself a "friend in need" which no
family should be without. .
Wheat five bite per bushel.
Oats forty cents per bushel.
Butter scarce and in demand.
No changes to note in markets.
We are sorry to learn of the illness of
Mrs. L. B. Royal.
Lumber is said to be scarce in this city.
Mrs. Andrew Hill was buried on Tues
day. . -
Albany College Is prospering. The
fourth term commenced on Monday.
Bead the new city ordinance -on 8th
The Albany fruit preserving company
organized on Moudav. ' ? . :- .t
No new and rich ledges of goiden quarts
reported over In Polk.
Our district school is well attended and
well taught. ,
Plowing hasn't been so brisk latterly,
owing to the muchness of wetness.
The Santiam Canal Co. has voted to in
crease its stock.
Ban in 's new clothing and general mer
chandise will soon be here. .
The noonday prayermeetings continue
in interest, and are doing good.
Fruit trees in abundance, from Walling's
nursery, at A.; Carotners Ws.
Mrs. Ostrandcr, ot Scio, has been tn the
city several days.
To the wife of Harry Weed, on the after
noon of tlie 12th, a bouncing boy 10 lbs.
Tlie Democrat moved into its new quar
ters on Saturday.
Jas. Elkias, Esq., is acting as agent
during Mr. Hart s absence.
Mr. Martin is preparing to erect a fine
residence on Seventh street. s
The late stormy weather doesn't im
prove the roads to any appreciable exteut,
Mr. Bouiegardes Is fitting up the upper
story of the building adjoining the Begis-
tek Jiiuiaing, in gay scyie. .;
Cass. Humphrey, of tbe Benton Demo
crat, called on Monday. The Democrat ia
to be enlarged. , : x,.
The storms so far In March have been
more severe in the mountains than any
experienced during the W inter.
The addition to K. Cheadle's store-room
on corner of First and Broadalbin Is going
Mr. Smith . is selling a beautiful fruit
chromo. which those who wish to adorn
andbeautlty tiieir residences should pur
chase. cu anu see it.
A first class Stein way piano, as good as
new, is offered tor sale at much less than
cost. For particulars call at this office, or
at Jonn Cscnmeer s grocery store. '
Charley Wilson has removed from this
city to Tangent. lie will supply the citi
zens or tangent ana vicinity with beef dur
ing iue SHiuiuier, ,
Albany is growing constantly, and new
faces are appearing on our streets. 1 We
predict that the censn soon to be taken
will give us a population of over 2,500
Owing to the extra amount of work to
be performed this week, our paper ia hard.
lr up to the mark. We shall redouble our
efforts next week to make up for any lack
in this issue. ;
Buslu ess has not been, very brisk during
the week. With . returning pleasant
weatlier and good roads, now confidently
anticipated, we may look for a general re
vival of trade.
Onr farmers tell us that the recent freeze
up has been a great fertilizer to the soil.
and that the ground plows and works ranch
easier and lighter tnan lor years previously.
- At the close of the services at the M. E
Church on Wednesday night, Miss Cottle
fainted away, and bad. to be taken to the
residence ot Mrs. Dawson. ' west of the
church, where, after appropriate remedies
were administered, she revived. Although
still weak, she was taken to Mr. Jobo rar-
ker t yesterday morning.
Circuit Court adjourned on Thursday j
The Willamette Is in good boating stage, j
Mr. Payne is reported as slowly recover
ing. Tie has had a long and severs illness.
Mining operations on the Santiam have
been pretty much discontinued on account
ottim stormy character of the weather. ; j
The : jury in the case of Cheadle vs.
Merrill, after being out nearly twenty
four hours, brought in a verdict for plain
tiff for $1 . ,,, . . ...
lion. A. J. ' Dufuh of Portland, was
annouced to address the people of this
ity last night at the Court House, on
Uie sutiject or tne uentenniai,
, Early on the morning of the 12th, there
was a new comer at the Methodist parson
age, and Mr. and Mrs. Wilson now have a
daughter; ' "-. s;v-v"-;" -;'.;V
: JVe have received, a copy of the speech of
Senator Mitchell In aid tf the Portland,
Dalles' A Salt Lake Kallroad, made in the
U.' 8. Senate, Sfebruary 12th. ' 1875. It
certatoly was a creditable effort. ' . J,.
The toterestln the religious revival still
continues, ami more than one hundred have.
been forward for prayers. Tbe whole num
ber uniting with the M. E. Church, up to
last Sunday, was thirty-two.
Mrs. Duniway delivered an eloquent ad
dress at the Congregational church on Sun
day night, on the subject The efficacy of
pniyer 111 was HfiupcnnivQ unicuicui. ..n
church was well filled. -,
Mrs. A. H. Baltimore, who has been. ill
for several weeks with pneumonia, we are
glad to learn, is better, and with the return
of pleasant weather .will recover tier wonted
M. M. Hart, agent of O. & C. Railroad
Co. In this city, with his two children,
started for Kalaraa on Tuesday, on a Visit
to his sister. He will be absent week
or ten days.
Thomas Beard has moved back to Tan
gent from Astoria, and will take charge ot
his father's warehouse there during the
coming season, we learn. ;
The jury in the case of Cheadle vs. Mer
rill was ont all night Wednesday, as was
also the jury to the case of Oregon vs.
County School Superintendefit, J. K.
Weatherford, Esq., requests us t say that
the orders for -school funds are aiade out.
awaiting the orders of the different School
Mrs. L. M. Putnam will open a private
shool next Monday, at her residence on the
comer of Vine and Fith streets.! for chil-
dren between the ages of six and twelve
Six volumes were added to the
lows' Library during tbe week.
Brigg. Librarian, will thankful!
and properly label any volumes d
the Library. Leave them at his
First street. Let all donate wbo
Tlirorgh Mr. .fas. Elkins we learn .that
4 Mr. Van Allen, 'residing bai the Oclioco
cnuhfry, was killed, about three weeks
since, in a difficulty with a Mr. Eya
Ryan, defendiiig himself, cut Van Alleu
with a knife, causing his death.
Prof. Warren has been confined to his
bouse tbe greater portion of the week, from
an injury to his spine, received either while
attempting to lift some heavy object, or
trom a ran. lie thinks its only a "stitch,'
anu lint ite win boon oe an rtgnt again.
Bevs. White. McFarland and POweli
are still in attendance on the revival meet
ings in the M. E. Church. , Rev. I. D,
Driver returned from Corvallis on Monday
and remained until ' Wednesday, when he
returned to his family in Salem, expecting
to return last evening or this morning.
Revs! Dr. Geary, S. G. Irvine, Wilson
4nd Blain are a'so in attendance, aiding
and encouraging the good work.
We have made some changes in our pa
per this week, which, we think adds to tlie
good looks, and we hope will, meet with
the approval of our readers. By widening
our columns we are enabled to increase tbe
nnantirvof reading matter greatly. - re
have ther changes in view in tlie near
future, which we think will be appreciated
: The O. & C. Railroad Co., have made
the necessary survey, and intend putting
in a switch or spur leading, from tbe main
track to the fall in the Santiam canal.
near the residence of Jas. Elkins, Esq at
once. 'This will enable canal boats to
load freight on to the cars at that point,
saving the cost of hauling by teams, as
lieretofore done, from , that point to the
depot, a distance of nearly a mile.
i We have received two pamphlets, both
printed at the Government printing office.
Washington, which deserve more attention
than onr limited space and time will ad
mit of this week. The flmt U entitled.
The National Bureau of Education its
History, , Work anil Limitations;" the
other, "A Statement of tlie Theory of Edu
cation hi the IT. S." of America." When
opportunity oners, we way give a synopsl
', At a meeting of the Albany Farmers Co.
in this city a day or two since it was de
cided to increase the capital stock ofthe
Company ($30,000. for the purpose of erect
ing a flouring mill in connection with their
warenouse, aim to enable tnem to bund an
addition to raid warehouse capable of stor
ing 100,000 bushels more grain. It is un
derstood that work will be commenced on
the new buildings at once.
E. Carter & Co. have put in their new
water wheel (Moores & Parker), and prob
ably by the first of next week will be ready
for business. They' have a 20-inch wheel.
which they think will drive the machinery
in their mill 1 right up to the handle."
They have received and "set up" their new
planing machine, and ' win oe ame to turn
out the various kinds of work executed by
them In better style than ever. - "-
The farmers in the Forks have been busy
plowing whenever the weather would per
mit, for weeks past, and will have a large
amount of new land brought under cultiva
tion the coming season. Tlie Grange or
ganizations there are constantly growing
m numbers and influence. -The effect of
these organizations is already seen In the
renewedinterest taken in agricultural pur
suits, and the advancement of the agricul
tural interest generally. Should the season
prove favorable, an unusually large amount
of grain may confidently be expected liroin
tbe coinicg bftrrast ia tbs -Foriuk. ,.
Mr. Ell Carter exhibited to us at his
office specimens of apples, preserved at the
Salem factory by the Aklen process, which
were certainly the finest we ever saw. It
is said that Oregon apples, put up by thl
process, command a higher figure in the
markets, than apples grown elsewhere.
' Mrs. A.' J. Duniway called on Tuesday. -We
were sorry to learn that this talented
lady bad been quite indisposed for several .
days-owing to. continued and protracted
labors, both on the rostrum and with her
pen, for several months past, compelling
her, much against her will, to take a few
day's rest. It will not be for long, how
ever, and she will soon be heard again fight
ing for the equality of woman. '
Messrs. . Ilurd & Co.'s saw-mill waa
started up on Tuesday. All the machinery
worked to a charmt sawing some 5,000 feet
of lumber during- tbe day. It is believed
that when the improvements suggested by
Tuesday's trial are completed, the mill will
be able to turn out. more than double tbe -amount
sawed- on Tuesday, per day. The
water wheel used ts similar to the one used
in elevating grain at Parker A Morris'
warehouse, and we are glad It is proving
so efficient. -
' . " . tProm the Farmer. ;,
Tfc Southern Orcs;oa Mines.
Mocks Ranch, Jneksmi Co., Ogn, 1
; . ... : , aiarcn xu, isia.
Mr. Editor: A& I learn from. persons
cOming to the Gal ice creek mines, in Jo
sephine comity, from your valley, that
there are many things puDiisneci in tne pa
hers down there that are leading peopie
astray concerning these mines. I therefore
take tins nietnou tosayaiew woros inrouen
your coin 111113 to all who will read this
short article. I have visited this mining
district five times since the first ot last No
vember. I attended the first meeting that
was held to make some local regulations.
concerning the quartz mines mere, anu
wrote out the proceedings or tnat meeting:
and also the first article that was published
In our county papers to call attention to
tlie great Yank ledge There have been
many exaggerated statements made about
these mines, but I father none of them.
The quartz in this mining district Is plenty
four different and distinct ledges, ranging,
in width from one hundred to mar threw
hundred feet have been discovered and
traced for miles. It is not to exceed four
miles from the east one of the four to tlie
west one. , They run nearly parallel wttn
each other, and their course Is a little west
of south and east of north. They are in an
unsurveyed region, but according to our
county surveyor, if the country was ranged
and townshipped, where tlie Yank ledge is
cut by Koguc river, wouia do m townsuip
34 south and range 8 west. -v
There lias ueen out very ntue 01 1 ne
quartz taken out yet and less tested. The
tests are very onsatisiactory, some snowing
mere traces or gold and sliver, ana otners
giving as high as $73 to tlie ton. We are
anxions for these? mines to prove a success,
but thl3 can not be done by over-rating tne
rrtz, nor by over-rating the work being
e upon them. . Therefore,. I would say
to all soncerneo, 00 not oecome unauiy ex
cited 011 tills matter. It has been stated .
that there were mills to work these mines ia
on the way trom San Francisco. If this so'
It is not known by the parties down at the
mines. There is a saw-nnii being duus
some seven miles from where Rogue river
passes the east ledge; but here they have
plenty of hands, rhere are several build
ings being put up, but they are of a very
temporary character. There is much tails
of a wagon roadv but as there are three .
ways or routes proposed, there is not much
prospect of getting any one opened soon.
There was a meeting down there last
Friday to adopt - some measures to try to
unite on some one route, but- this was not
accomplislied. There is a doubt with some
whether we ever need a road mere. 1 am
strong in tlte belief that we do. On Grave
creek they have found some fine ore, ,Thls
is some four or five miles north from the
river. These mines are finely situated for
working : there is an abundance of water
power both on Grave creek and Rogue
river to run machinery, and plenty ot lino
timber for fuel and building purposes.
Our valley and TJmpqua can supply many
r arsons with provisions at reasonable rates,
think that this mine will be of vast im
portance to Southern Oregon. Prospect
ing is being prosecuted with considerable
success lu our county. There has been
some very good silver ore found in different
places 01 late, cinnabar why we do not
know how much there is of it in this
country. I think not less than half a dozen
different ledges have been found; but we
do not know' bow rich they are going to
be, nor bow well they are going to pay;
nor yet how lasting the ledges will tie.
They are very flattering in places at least.
Let no one become excited over these pros
pects and leave remunerative business to
run after them; but if any have money to
spend to prospect, there hi a grand opening
here to spend it. -- r :
If any of the Subordinate Granges want
to send out a few good prospectors to as
sist in trying to create a home market for
Southern Oregon, and with good prospects
to aid themselves, there are fine opeulngs
now before tbeto, by comiugon this spring,
and taking a part In this enterprise. We
wiU give them all the aid we can. I will
furnish the Farmer with an article ou this
subject once In a white.
A correspondent of the Oregonian. sends
this In regard tn Uie death of Capt. R. B.
Randall, under date of Umatilla, March
12th: , ! C-U.L'-:-,
Your friend, Capt. R. B. Randall is no
more. He waa drowned at upper Uma
tilla rapids, ou the morning ot the 10th
inst. Deceased was about tbeage of Queen
Victoria, for he was often heard to mention
the fact. He left England soon after com
ing to his majority, and was subsequently
a mate 011 board a ship. Capt. Randall
came to California about 1S50, and was
made Captain of a water supply boat. He
a county surveyor at Crescent City some
time. His father died about a nionth.sgo,
and Capt. R. was heard to make the re
mark that he would never die of a bad cold
like his father, bat was "born to be drown
ed." Every person in Umatilla is much
affected by tlie death of Capt. Randall, and
every one wbo ever spoke ot him say that
tiiey have lost a friend indeed. The body
anu boat have not yet been recovered, but
his hat and two oars were waslsed ashore.
Diligent search' has been made for the re-,
mains, but t" is time all efiortshave
been nnrew&i'iitxi. The wind commenced
blowing on the r,:-.r .,n of the 10th, atvl
baa been steadily u- . Ing these two da 4
past, until now the" i'.yu clouJ? f sa'
are fearful to beholds ; . i'--'
' A. J. Thomas, operator r C I s '
Chicago, who was short on v..
seqaently a heavy loser ;
the abdomen on the liih. I;- -'
hit oguid, hot eurvT.