The daily gazette-times. (Corvallis, Benton County, Or.) 1909-1921, August 25, 1909, Image 3

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    The City
and Vicinity
R. F. Friedman was a business vis
itor in Corvallis from Dallas yesterday.
For Sale Grub oak wood. Ind.
Phone 6525. 8-18-6t
Mrs. Joseph Tyler, of Salem, is vist
ing at home of Mrs. C. P. Wilson.
Look for "Owners" ad- "Two Bar
gains City Homes" 8-13-tf
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Oleman, of
Summit, are in the city visiting friends
and relatives.
G. W. Lindeman is taking a ten days
vacation between the threshing of fll
and spring grain.
Mrs. C. A. Murphy, who has been
visiting relatives and friends in Eu
gene, is expected home tomorrow.
Complete outfits for camping parties
at Blackledge's furniture store. 8-3-tf
Mrs. Mary Woodworth has returned
to her home at Lentz after a five weeks
visit with her mother, Mrs. Ada Elliott.
Emory Herron,' of South Bend,
Wash., was in the city yesterday visit
ing his mother and brother on North
11th street,
Miss Bertha Davis will be the host
ess at the Commercial Club meeting tonight-
A large attendance and an en
joyable time is expected.
James L. Lewis is preparing to put
down a 14-foot cement sidewalk in
front of his recently acquired property
on the corner of Second and Jefferson
W. E. Wilson has arrived from Deer
horn, Lane County, to be at the bed
side of his father, J. P. Wilson, who
is very ill at the home of his daughter,
Mrs. W. A. Beal on College Hill.
M. P. Burnette and son, Charles,
John Hyde, Charles L. Baker, Mrs.
Baker and Mrs. Minnie Corrigan, of
Bayard, Iowa, a cousin of Mr. Baker,
left today for the Alsea country on a
hunting trip.
Acme Quality Paints and Floor Var
nish that wears at A. L. Miner's.
Petitions are now being circulated to
secure a sufficient number of charter
members for the organization of a new
Aerie of the Fraternal Order of Eagles
in this city. Those interested in the
movement are meeting with good suc
cess. - Gene Simpson, the- pheasant 'man,
went to Salem on business yesterday.
He is now making arrangements to
ship a full carload of Chinese pheasants
to the State Game Commission of
Idaho. This will be the largest ship
ment of these birds ever made in this
country. 1
Mr. an! Mrs.. A. C. Douglas, and
daughter, Miss Ida, of Payette, Idaho,
are here visiting at the home of Frank
Douglas on A street. The two families
leave today for the coast to spend a
few days. Mr. Douglas ''has not .seen
his brother for some time and this is
his first visit to the western part of
Oregon. He is highly pleased with
Benton county and its crop producing
The Tailor has just received
his Fall and Winter line of ,
300 Patterns,
Suits, separate Skirts, Jackets, long
Coats, Divided Skirts and Rubberized
Rain Coats-, made to your measure in
the latest styles; strictly man-tailored;
prices right. Before buying, call
and look them over. Lady attendant.
132 Second St, Upstairs,
Whitehorn Building
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Johnson are back
from a month's outing at Waldport.
Ice cream delivered on thirty minutes
notice by Winkley's Palace of Sweets.
Misses Maggie McAllister and Lena
Fairchild are here from Yamhill, the
guests of friends.
I Miss Ruby Fowells is expected home
tonight after a three months visit to
her brother in Seattle.
I Misses Millie and Bertha Danielson
arrived yesterday from Grand Forks,
North Dakota, and will spend some
in Corvallis. ,
Rev. and Mrs. H. H. Hubbell have
gone to Bellfountain to remain a week.
Mr. Hubbell will preach in the church
there Sunday.
J. O. Booth came down from Grants
Pass yesterday to look after his exten
sive orchard interests in Benton county.
He was accompanied by Thomas W.
Eat Golden Rod Flakes,
They are better for breakfast,
Than old-fashioned corn cakes,
And five minuets time,
Is all that it takes
At Kline's. 6-12-tf
The contract for the big addition to
1 the Agronomy building at O. A. C. was
j let" last night in Portland, but it has
! not been possible to ascertain who se
: cured the work.- president Kerr went
1 down to be present at the opening of
the bids. ,
A new cement sidewalk will be laid
, on the west side of Eighth street be
, tween Jefferson and Madison, in front
of the Foster and Lewis properties.
This walk will be 190 feet in length
' and will add greatly to the appearance
of that part of the city.
Work is progressing rapidly on the
new Christain church building and it is
expected to be ready for the holding
of services by October 1. The total
cost of the improvements will amount
to over $4000 and all the work Is being
paid for as fast as it is done.
Arrangements are now trying to be
made by the Retail Merchants' Associa-
j tion to secure a special train from Cor
vallis to Toledo on Sept. 10, Benton Co.,
day at the Lincoln county fair, but all
the satisfaction thus far obtained from
, the Southern Pacific is that a one fare
rate for the round trip will be made.
' Further efforts toward getting a train
: for the day are now in progress.
Try and orange Bouquette at Macy's.
Missess Ethel Bermanlmd May Rus
sell have gone to Newport for a brief
stay. ' - ' : i ?
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis F. Wilson left
today for Newport to enjoy a month's
outing at the beach. .
Grading is now in progress around
the court house square preparatory to
putting in a park curbing.
Word has been received from Sheriff
Gellatly that he is improving rapidly
and hoper soon to able to leave the
sanitarium in Portland for home. :
Miss Lillie Murray a niece of D. T):
Berman, from Denver, Colo., who.' h&s
been visiting the Seattle fair, arrrivetf'
here last night to stay a while at the
Berman home.
Marriage licenses have been issued by
Cupid Johnson to Earl Ormer and Miss
Bertha White, and to. Professor Edwin
DeVore Ressler and Mrs. May Bowden
Babbitt, all of Corvallis.
Marshmallow ice cream at Macy's
Wednesday evening, September 1,
Dr. Wire, district superintendent of
the Eugene district of the M, E. church
will hold the fourth quarterly conference
of the year at the M. E. church in this
city. This is the session' at which
the work of the past year is reviewed
and plans made for the activites of the
coming year, as the annual conference
meets September 15, at Cottage Grove,
The board of directors of the city
schools expect that the removal of the
building to Job's Add will be accom
plishedsometime. The first half has
arrived out there and been placed on
the foundation, but it doesn't fit by
several inches and each side is blaming
the other for the discrepancy. Con;
tractor F. C. Ramsdell's movipg crew
struck yesterday owing to some differ
ence and he had to skurry around and
get a new lot of men. The second half
will now be moved out to Monroe St.,
over the rail road track and left there
as an ornament to that part of the city
until the foundation can be built for it.
One of the contractor's bondsmen has
endeavored to secure a release from
his obligation, but the school directors
can't see it that way.,
We Use Scien
tific Instruments
To determine the needs of your eyes
There is no guess work about our
examinations. They are just as ac
curate as trained skill and experi
ence can make them. They cost you
nothing so you certainly ought to
have the benefit of them, if you have
any eye trouble at all. They mean
the proper glasses, the only kind
you cari afford to wear.
E W, S, PR ATTr Jeweler and Optician
These Garments for Ladies and Misses
are of excellent quality. The styles speak
for themselves and the prices are really
less than the cost o material and making.
Hen trie & . Davis
The Crime of Idleness
Idleness means trouble for any one.
It's the same with a lazy liver. It
causes constipation, headache; jaundice,
sallow complexion, pimples and blotch
es, loss of appetite, "nausea, but Dr.
King's New Life Pills soon banish liver
troubles and build up your health. -. 25c
at all druggists.
History of Bob Womack, Who Sold a
: Bonanza In Gold For $500.
Robert Womack, famous as the dis
coverer of Cripple Creek, who died re
cently at Colorado Springs, Colo., nev
er profited by his great discovery and
died in comparative poverty.
Womack was born in Kentucky sixty
six years ago, and, with several other
children, his father took him to Col
orado in the early sixties. The Wo
macks settled on land on Cripple creek,
where they raised cattle. They re
mained for several years, when the
elder Womack, with a son named Wil
liam, went to Colorado Springs. Rob
ert Womack, however, believing there
was- gold around Cripple Creek, re
mained there and kept up a tireless
search for many years. At last his
expectations were realized. It was
while riding the range with his brother-in-law,
Theodore Lowe, that he
found traces of gold In a piece of
float rock which he picked up. Im
mediately Womack sent Lowe on a
six days' ride to Denver to have the
rock assayed, while he himself went
on with his work. On his return Lowe
had a .certificate showing that the
piece of float rock gave returns of $250
in gold to the ton.
The two then set out for the place
where Womack found the rock, in
what is known now as Poverty gulch,
just outside the limits of Cripple
Creek. After some years, however,
Lowe gave up the task, but Womack
was as persistent as ever. It was not
until January, 1901, that Womack was
finally repaid for all his efforts. Then
he came across the real gold metal in
what is now known as the El Paso
lode of the Gold King property, and
later he struck a bonanza lode.
Apparently he could not stand pros
perity, for soon after his discovery he
went to Colorado Springs and during
an alleged spree sold his bonanza for
$500. It was during one of these visits
to the Springs that Womack rode
through the streets brandishing a re
volver and proclaiming his secret. The
next few days witnessed one of the
biggest rushes to the scene of his dis
covery that the west has ever known.
When he finally came to his senses
and decided to return to Cripple Creek
Womack found that the best mining
property had been seized by others.
He succeeded In staking out a few
claims, but they proved valueless.
Finding that he would have to go to
work, he did so without a murmur.
Records show that from the land
where Womack first found gold $238,
000,000 worth of the yellow metal has
been taken. "
Two Bargains in City Homes
Two corner lots, with one house of 7 rooms under construction.
Bath, pantry, large closets to each bed room, linen closets, halls up
and down stairs, fire place, basement full size of house, which is
24x36 feet, plumbing and electric light complete, septic tank, con
crete sidewalk and small barn.
Also one inside lot and 7-room house, bath, pantry, sewing
room, closets to bed rooms, halls up and down stairs, , basement
24x36 feet, full size of house, electric light complete, some plumb1'
ing, concrete walks.
This property is in good location, two blocks from College, four
.blocks from public school. No agents. Call on or address
OWNER, 320 North Tenth Street,
- Corvallis, Oregon.
Occidental Lumber Co.
Successors to;
Corvallis Lumber Co.
We are here to supply your needs in the Lumber line. Please
call on J. B IRVING for information and prices. And take
notice that if we have not got exactly what you want we will
get it for you. '
G. O. BASSET r, Local Mcr.
The Best Paint
There is no better paint made for appearance and
durability than
Acme Quality Paint
Specially prepared for exterior and interior use.
A.. 3L Miner
Second Street, Near Palace Theater
When the Andersons's finally
get settled in their new quarters
on North Second street there
will not be finer millinery par
lors in all this section than the
new Elite will then present.
The interior arrangements of
the place are most modern and
attractive, native woods, in
Mission style having been used
for the shelving, tables and
drawers, all in harmony with
the dainty uses to which they
will be put. Along one entire
side of the wall, above the dis
play tables, a series of hand
some plate mirrors will reflect
the varied stocks and enable
patrons to have the best pos-
sible view of effect. At one
side of the entrance is a large
rest room screened by rich
portieres and daintily furnished
with soft rugs, easy chairs,
tables, writing materials and
every comfort for shoppers.
The work rooms are in the rear
and a large force of experienced
timmers will be employed dur
ing the season. Every part of
the spacious room is , light so
that goods can be displayed to
the best advantage and the
Anderson's may well feel proud
of their splendid establishment.
Famous Chinese Minister Who
Again Been Recalled.
Dr. Wu Ting Fang, the Chinese min
lster to the United States, who was
recently recalled by the- regency, is
one--of. the best known men In the Im
perial diplomatic service. He was
born in the Hainhul district, Kwang
tung, China, about sixty-five years
ago. He was educated in the Chinese
classics at Canton and .studied Eng
lish at Hongkong. He was enrolled at
Lincoln's Inn, London, in 187 where
he studied international law and other
legal subjects for two years, when he
was admitted to practice at the Eng
lish bar.
Returning to China in 1877, he pass
ed through the United States and
made a study of national institutions
and colleges. On his arrival at Hong
kong he practiced law unrfl 1882, when
he was appointed as legal adviser and
deputy for foreign affairs at Tientsin
by Li Hung Chang, then viceroy of
Chihli. While serving in this capacity
he became interested in railroads and
built the first railway in China. He
became promoter and chief director
of the Kai Ping Railway company and
later was appointed by the imperial
government codirectorn the railway
bureau, then interested In the con
struction of railways in north China.
On the establishment of the TientslnJ
university in 1895 he was appointed
chief director, and In the same year
he was made first secretary of the
embassy of peace missions to Japan
and plenipotentiary for exchanging rat
ifications of the peace treaty effected
In Chifu. He also assisted in nego
tiating In Pekin the Chino-Japanese
treaty of commerce and navigation
which was ratified in October. 1896.
In the following year he was sent as
envoy extraordinary and minister
plenipotentiary to the United States,
whieh office he held until 1902, when
he was recalled to China. In 1907 he
was reappointed to the same post.
Dr Wu Ting Fang has contributed
numerous essays on economics and po
litical subjects to the leading American
ana British magazines ana newspapers.
He has lectured repeatedly before uni
versity classes in the . United States
and abroad, and in 1900 the degree of
LL. D. was conferred upon him by the
University of Pennsylvania. He is
married and has several children, all
of whom are being educated in Amer
ican and English universities.
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Bids for Presbyterian Church Will be
Received op to Thnrseday
The time for receiving and opening
bids for the construction of the new
Presbyterian church has heen extended
to noon, Thursday, August 26. . Con
tractors desiring to submit bids for this
work will please take notice and have
their sealed proposals at the office - of
Virgil E. Watterson or before the
time above mentioned. 8-23-3t
Benton County Lumber Co.
Manufacturers of all kinds of
fir Lumber, Mouldings, Cedar Posts,
Sawed and Split. Oedar Shakes
Dealers in
Doors, Windows, Lime, Bnck, Cement,
Shingles, etc
Glass Jars, All Kinds, at
Successors to
Second Street, - - Corvallis, Oregon
Dealers In
Hardware, Implements, Buggies, Wagons, Cream Sepa-
. rators, Graniteware, Tinware and Builders'
Sole Agents for
Congo Roofing and Quick Meal Ranges
Rafhinn Mita an Automobile Tire.
rMiss Edith Todd, a pretty young
guest at the Hotel Nassau, Long Beach.
N. T., is responsible for a new fad
which became immediately popular
after her introduction of it at that
beah resort and has "now spread to
several of the beaches along the Jer
sey coast. This fad is bathing with
the aid of the inner rube of an auto
mobile tire. -Miss Todd heard of the
fad from a friend abroad, who saw it
first at Ostend. A chauffeur started
it there. It consists in using the rub
ber tube, inflated, as a kind of life
preserver and seat combined, with'
which it is possible to float about on
and over the combers as they roll
shoreward. "
Phone Your Orders To No. 7,
Where They Will be Promptly Filled.
Fine Line of Crockery, Glassware, Cut
Glass, Haviland and China ware,
The Gazette-Times 50c per month.