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About The daily gazette-times. (Corvallis, Benton County, Or.) 1909-1921 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 27, 1909)
THE MYSTERY OF MARS.
Fine income paying residence property
in one of the best towns in the North
west. Will be exchanged for residence in
Corvallis or small improved farm near
For particulars address
P. O. Box 676,
Corvallis Business College
A SCHOOL OF NEWEST METHODS IN BUSINESS '
' L. I, MORGAN, Principal
Individual and class instruction. Bookkeeping, Office Methods,
writer Bookkeeping, Chartier and Universal Shorthand.
OPENS SEPTEMBER 27, 1909
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GRADUATES CAN BE FOUND EVERYWHERE POINTING TO
THIS SCHOOL AS THE REASON FORTHE1RREMARKABLE SUCCESS J
Facts Worth Noting
Enrollment of students past year 468.
All graduates placed In good positions.
Filled but 50 per cent applications for office help.
Reputation for thorough and personal Instruction.
Safe and refining Influences.
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SECURED FDR STUDENTS WHEN 5
f id but Unsolved Problem, Is There
Animal Life on the Planet?
With a planet so old as Mars and so
far along In the process of life ex
tinction the conditions of life would be
severe, and only a highly Intellectual I
and scientifically developed race could
endure and master them. The engi
neering skill and constructive capacity ;
to control the annual floods from the
poles, store the waters and build the
thousands of miles of huge canals
would require scientific knowledge be
yond that possessed by us at the pres
ent time and financial resources in ex
cess of those we have yet accumulat
ed. The nation that finds the digging
of a little ditch at Panama so great a
task would be helpless in the face of
such a problem as these thousands of
miles of Martian canals. If, Indeed, ca
nals they be. . Yet, in view of the
greater life age of Mars, such higher
intelligence would be , natural In the
regular process of development, as
suming that it has ever been the abode
of Intellectual life.
Scientists are in the main In a re
ceptive state on this subject They
are not ready to admit that the exist
ence of life on that planet has been
proved. They do not deny It, but call
for greater proof than a plausible the
ory. Among others than scientists
there is in the main a disposition not
to accept the Martian human life
theory or the theory of life on any of
the thousands of spheres that wheel
and glisten in Illimitable space. They
seem to think that such a theory con
flicts with religion and dwarfs man
and his importance In the scheme of
This seems to be a very narrow view
to take, since it appears to set bounds
upon the infinite power and creative
desires of the Almighty, whose great
scheme of mortal and immortal life Is
not necessarily confined to a single
planet or the few billions of human
beings who are born and die upon it.
As to dwarfing the Importance of man.
a few billions more added to- the bil
lions on earth would make little differ
ence. Man is at best a small and In
significant creature, but If all embrac
ing wisdom, power and love takes so
licitous note of him it would be limit
ing those infinite qualties to say that
one planet must be his abiding place.
Therefore the question of human in
telligence on Mars or any other planet
of the solar system or the other great
systems In remote space should be
purely and simply a scientific one, to
be accepted as true only when proved,
but not to be rejected Jhrough senti
ment or for any other reason whatever
except lack of proof.-St Louis Star..
By TtVJiCAJ M. SMITH
QONFIDENCE game is one that
v makes a specialty of shattering
confidence in the end.
If truth were not elastic and resilient
It would never in the world be able to
resist-the pressure put upon it
There are people who really seem
to think that working for a living Isn't
The man who gets results Is seldom
questioned too closely as to how he
Tou can't tell how much good a man
can ao by the amount of noise he
. An Oriental Blessing. ;
A well known .representative from
China, who was a guest at a wedding
in'a capital city, was approached after
the ceremony ; by the best man and
jocularly asked to go over r to the
young couple and pronounce a parental
blessing. The obliging dignitary com
plied with pleasure. Placing his hands
on the blushing bride and shaking
bridegroom, he said: "May every new
year bless you with a man-child off
spring until they shall number twenty-
five in alL May these twenty-five man
children offspring present you with
twenty-five times .twenty-five grand
children, and may : these grandchil
But the little bride grew hysterical
about this time, and the oriental bless
ine was ended amid the laughter of
,the guests. Ladies' Home Journal.
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Old in years, new in methods, admittedly the high-standard
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V. E. WATTERS'
The Benton County
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Corvallis, Oregon '
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A Cowboy Spider.
"Faking aside." said the nature stu
dent, "there Is in New Zealand a cow
boy spider, - This creature throws
coil of web like a lasso over its prey'i
head, then adds more and more coils
and when the prey is bound hand and
foot devours it.
"There Is a Borneo spider that
the spring days plays a fiddle. It is
common thing for a lovesick spider to
dance before bis girl, but this Borneo
boy my drawing his arm across his
turn produces - a sweet clear note.
Whenever he sees a good looking
young lady spider he stops and gives
her a tune, hoping to win her by mup
sic." Philadelphia Bulletin.
He Is indeed a clever man who
ways has a handsome umbrella.
, j, ---'r'WtiiWi r ih.mu vnriif
In these modern days love is expect
ed to find a man who will pay the way.
There Is plenty of food for thought
lying about, but few- there be who
have appetite for it
A real grievance is one just the size
of the one now In your possession.
There are some people who get just
what they want without ever even
In most pathetic tones.
They can't think
Of anything "
Just at this moment
Quite so much .
As saving. -
The psychological moment
, For them.
, They have been - ,
. Growing up '
And getting ripe,
They want to be pushed along
. In the direction
Of the thrashing machine
All is lost. S
. It is
A most distressing sight
- A perfectly good
That could buy
The baby shoes, . '
To all the children v
- . And lift the owner v
Over ... -.- ,
' Into the automobile class
Going to waste -,
And doing no good .. .
Just for the laclt of
Saving. . . .
- Ye disconsolate
And all others
Out of jobs,
And pitch in! .
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Not So Bloody. '
"Mad, Is she? Well, it depends on
whose ox is gored." .
"Twasn't no ox."
; "No; 'twas a shirt waist"
" , Small Trick,
"Is he a handy man?"
"He must be."
"1 have often seen him make a
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"What is the attraction?"
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"But what kind?"
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"Miners never have cancer. In thir
ty-five years' practice in a mining town
I haven't had. a single cancerous pa
"And to what, doctor, do 'you impute
"Miners are singularly cleanly. They
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The physician smiled grimly. ;
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- Not the Same. " ..-
"Excuse me," he said as he entered
the public library at Pegantlc, "but do
you have any social registers here?"
"No, we hain't" said the librarian,
with considerable hauteur. "This here
buildin' Is het up by steam, and we
hain't got nothln but radiators, and
we don't allow no settln' around with
your feet on to them neither. The near
est thing we got to a social registry in
this town is the postoffice stove." IJp-
plncotfs. - ' ?
. Mamma What are you doing with
that string. Loja? Lola (aged five)--Tyin
It on iy finger, mamma, so if I
ferget anything I'll be sure to 'member
it Chicago News. ,
That experience which does not
make us better makes us worse.
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