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About Corvallis daily gazette. (Corvallis, Benton County, Oregon) 1909-1909 | View Entire Issue (May 24, 1909)
TALK OF THE TOWN
The Daily Gazette, 50c per month.
W. J. Price, of Bellfountain, is visit
ing his daughter in the city.
Trunks and suit cases at Blackledge's
Furniture store. 5-17-tf
Donald Mackenzie is looking after
business matters in Portland today.
Acme Quality Paints and Floor Var
nish that wears at A. L. Miner's.
Mrs. Bexell will entertain the senior
commerce class tomorrow at the home.
The election is over. Get your piano
tuned and let harmony prevail. Katz
s in town. 8 18 It
Mrs. Ora Cox, of Sawtelle, California
is visiting her father, and mother, Rev,
and Mrs. Bell, for a few days.
Call up the Palace of Sweets for your
ice cream and sherbets. Free delivery.
President Kerr delivered a lecture to
the young men at Shepard Hall Sunday
Afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. f
R. H. Katz the piano tuner is now in
town. Leave orders Hotel Corvallis or
-with Profs. Gaskins or Boone 5 18 3
R. C. Linville and wife are vis
" iting in the east. Mr. DeLancy is the
C. & E. agent during the absence of
General repair shop. All work first-
-class, promptly done. Back of Beal
Bros., blacksmith shop,. Wood Bros.
An important meeting of the Coffee
Club will be held at fie city hall this
; afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. It is the an
' nual election of officers and reports of
i;he various committees for the year's
work will be read and action taken.
Light refreshments will be served.
Frank Lilly, a Benton county boy
and son of Norm Lilly, has bought the
; interest of his partner in the hardware
store at LaGrande Oregon and will go it
alone in the business. Frank is a bright,
active young man, always attentive
to business and his many friends will
"be 'pleased to hear of his success.
Frank Shazegreen came up from
Portland Saturday to look after busi
ness matters and renew his acquaint
ance with old-time friends. It has
been two years since he was here and
he spoke of the wonderful growth the
town has made during that time. " He
is engaged in the grocery business at
Portland and seems pleased with his
new location. '
Frank Bullis, the Philomath mail car
rier, met with a serious and painful ac
cident Saturday. On arriving at Philo
omath and while unhitching his team
one of the horses kicked him on the
thigh j breaking the bone. 1 A phone
message was sent to Corvallis and Dr.
Pernot went after the unfortunate man
in his auto and brought him to his home
m Job s addition. A consultation of
physicians, consisting of Drs. Johnson,
Pernot and Cathey, decided that ampu
tion was necessary and the leg was ta
ken off near the thigh. The patient
stood the operation nicely and was rest
ing comfortably this morning. For
many years Mr. Bullis has been a crip
ple, walking on crutches, the leg that
was amputated being a useless append
age. It was exceedingly fortunate that
the accident happened to this leg oth
erwise he would have been left in a
helpless condition. If no complications
arise the accident will prove a blessing
Our entire stock of high
grade embroidery, consist
ing of edgings, headings,
insertions, flouncings, cor
set covers, Waistings and
colored effects all go at
the following prices for
at 3c at 4c
values 5c "values 7c
at 6c at 8c
values 8c values 12V2C
at 10c at 12c
values 15c values 18c
at 16c at 24c
values 20c values. 65c
at 38c af 44c
values 75c values $1
at $1.79 at $2.69
values $3 values $3.50
J. Mm Nolan & Son
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Plans to Make United States
Vessels Ready For Battle. ,
GREATER USE OF ELECTRICITY
Daily Gazette 50 cents a month.
Douglas Irvine was over from Browns
ville in his auto Sunday. '
C. L. Jamieson of 0. A. C. has been
elected treasurer of the Inter-State Or
atorical League. "
Prof. Beard is happy. Mrs. Beard
and little son returned from a visit to
eastern Oregon Saturday. r '
Wanted. By young lady to engage
place to work for next falL Will want
to attend college.' Address 446 18th
and Tvler streets, city. 5 24 tf .
Trunks and suit cases. We are show
ing on the second floor the largest and
most complete stock of high grade
trunks and suit cases ever opened in
this section. '
5 26 6t J. M. Nolan & Son.
. There was a pretty wedding celebra
ted at one o'clock yesterday afternoon
out at the Wilson dairy farm, the happy
couple being Armel J. Wilson and Miss
Ella West. Rev. J. R. N. Bell officia
ted at tlje nuptial ceremony. There
were about 20 guests present and an
old fashioned bountiful wedding dinner
was served. The bride and groom re
ceived many fine presents and the con
gratulations of , their numerous f riends
Eaaies' matches Heed
Their method of carrying them is
.responsible for the fact. Pinned to
the waist or hanging on a chain the
. delicate mechanism is easily disar
ranged. . We pay special attention
to ladies' watches, and when re
paired by us you will find that they
keep in order longer.
E W, S, PRATT, Jeweler and Optician
Young or old, who wants to dress well at the most reasonable
cost, can do so right here. You may take it as a fact, that the
ready-to-wear clothing : we are now offering represents the
greatest bargains for the bets suits to be found anywhere.
Nothing has been omitted.. Quality high. Prices low. .
f F Qshionnbio F urnishings
Dsn't you wadt a new outfit of collars, cuffs, ties, socks, -dress
shirts, underwear ? We have exactly the line that will suit you.
HenliSe & Davis
Much of the 'Mechanism to Be Con
trolled: , by . .lt-- Moct Conspicuous
Change f;-3 ' g :: Color Scheme Fire
Control Masts. to, Displace Old Mili
tary Style. . j ...
The sixteen battleships of the At
lantic fleet will go from the navy
yards, where they are now' being over
hauled and docked, on June 15 radical
ly changed in outward appearance.
The vessels will practically be in a
condition for action to a degree which
has never before prevailed in the na
val service In time of peace and when
there has been no prospect of war.
These important changes are mainly
the result of. experience gained during
the .circumnavigating cruise of the
fleet, which Secretary Meyer says cost
the government $1,500,000 above what
would have been the cost of mainte
nance and operation had the ships re
mained in home waters.
The most conspicuous change which
the civilian observer will recognize is
in the color of the vessels. The hull,
small boats and, indeed, all of the ex
posed portions will be of a shade de
scribed as dull gray, without the luster
to reflect the sun or otherwise add to
the prominence of the ship. It Is the
color decided upon by the experts as
least likely, to attract attention and as
possessing the greatest degree of in
visibility. This idea has been carried
out by the removal of all the brass fit
tings, even to the doorknobs, and in
cludes the abandonment of the bow
ornaments and the gilt letters of the
ships' names. .
The removal of the bow ornaments
is justified not only as a means of tak
ing from the ship a conspicuous fea
ture, but as accomplishing a reduc
tion in the weight carried by each ves
sel. The policy is to reduce these
weights so as to bring each vessel
down to .fighting trim, carrying only
those things of practical value in at
tack, which is considered before the
factor of defense. There has been an
elimination of some of the boats car
ried by the battleships, with the .sub
stitution of motor for row or sail
boats, so that time may be saved and
the burden reduced. It is in this con
nection that there has been a removal
of what is known as top hamper.
Much of the material which has hith
erto made the main deck of a battle
ship an overcrowded platform' bas
been placed below deck, out of -sight
and range of an enemy's shots, or has
been entirely eliminated.
.Another; feature . which has been
tried out successfully is the method of
carrying ammunition. Some of this
will be stored in the turret, where it
will be conveniently at hand and
where it is considered quite as safe to
those who handle it as if it "were
stored in the shell rooms below the
turret. This makes possible an emer
gency supply or projectiles, with-a
saving in the time of handling and a
corresponding increase in the rapidity
of fire. The problem of taking care of
powder has engaged expert -attention,
and there is now being adopted a sys
tem of cooling the magazines so that
there can be maintained a uniformity
of temperature as a protection against
A conspicuous change Is the installa
tion of the fire control masts andthe
removal of the old military masts.
The new structures are of steel pip
ing, so interlaced as to resist attack
and remain in position, no matter If
the enemy, succeeds in hitting the
mast and cutting the metal in many
places. . The platforms at the top are
to be used by the range finders in de
termining the distance from the ene
my. ' This' requires an elaborate sys
tem of electrical communication, which
is also being installed and which will
be tried out during the target practice
to be held - in August or, September,
probably off the Virginia capes.
Electricity is being used to a greater
extent than ever before, and much of
the mechanism on board the ships is
now to be controlled in that way.
This is especially so in the turning of
the turrets, which can be regulated to
a degree hitherto impossible and with
a nicety of movement that renders it
possible to describe the complete arc
of the turret at so deliberate a rate as
to be' imperceptible to an observer.
The searchlights have been taken from
the positions they have hitherto occu
pied and been hung on. the skeleton
masts. In the coming maneuvers it is
purposed to ascertain if these positions
are the most effective, and some twelve
or fifteen of the torpedo boats will be
used in 'exercises In conjunction with
the big ships.
, , Many changes will be made in the
superstructure of the ships,; and wher
ever possible the temporary bridges
and cabins will be removed. It Is
probable that some of these structures
will be replaced, but it is desired In
the coming summer to ascertain what
can be permanently omitted .with' ad
vantage in the ' maneuvering ' of : the
ships. Internally many minor changes
will be made.
:-These are a few of the changes be
ing made on the ships of the Atlantic
fleet and .which will be made next year
on the ships' of the Pacific fleet ; It
means the placing of the .battleships
ipf the American navy in a condition
: for battle without the trouble' and con
fusion- of. throwing overboard -.all jthe
things which would have to be aban
doned when going into action. Wash-
Ington-Cor. New York Tribune.
Foundation work, sidewalk and curbing
a specialty Manufacturers of cement
- blocks, plain and fancy cement brick,
porcn columns,- cement flues,, jardi
nieres, etc. Dealers in cement, plaster
First and Adams Sts. Phone 2318
Corvallis, - Oregon
Contractors and Builders
Che City Stables
Everything new and up to
date. Rigs furnished on
short notice. Call
and give us a
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The money you save in buying from
us. We sell for cash, consequently
we sell cheaper than the credit store..
A K. RUSS
Dealer in Hats, Shoes, Ready-to-Wear
Clothing and all Men's Furnishings
are - fresh Roasted
every Week by Wad-
ham and Co. of Portland Oregon,' Ensuring Freshness
DIAMOND W. COFFEE " MAGNOLIA COFFEE
40c per pound 25c per pound
Please give these Brands your attention when ordering
coffee. - . .
v , ' Successors to,
MELLON & PINKERTON
Second Street, - -
Dealers , In
Hardware, Implements, Buggies, Wagons, Cream Sepa
A rators, Graniteware, Tinware and Builders'
Sole Agents for
Congo Roofing and Quick iVieal Ranges
WHEN YOU WANT SOMETHING
GOOD TO EAT
Phone Your Orders To No. 7,
THATCHER & JOHNSON'S GROCERY
Where They Will be Promptly Filled.
Fine Line of Crockery, Glassware, Cut
Glass, Haviland and Chinaware,
Blacklede & Everett
Successors to Henkle & Blarkledge
FUNERAL DIRECTORS and LICENSED EKBALMERS
Carry a complete line of coffins and
caskets in all colors and sizes; also
ladies' men's and children's burial
robes. Calls attended to day and
night. Lady assistant. EMBALMING FOR
SH1PPIHB A SPECIALTY. Call at Blackledge's
furniture store Both phones.
. F. YATES, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW.
Office Rooms 3, 4, 1st Natl Bank Bldg.
Only set of abstracts in Benton County
G. R FARRA, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND
Surgeon. Office in Burnett Block,
over Harris' Store. Residence corner
Seventh and Madison'. Office hours:
8 to 9 a. m.; I to 2 p. m. Phones:
Office, 2128, Residence, 404. -
J. B. MORRIS, M. D , PHYSICIAN
and Surgeon. Corner Third and Mon
roe Streets, Corvallis, Oregon. Office
hours: 9 to 12 a. m.; 1 to 4 p m ; 7 to
,8,p. m. Phone in both office ani resi-
' dence. " -
VV. T. ROWLEY, M. I, PHYSICIAN
and Surgeon, fcpwial uttention given
to the Eye. Nose arid Throav. ' -Office
r in Johnson Blag. Ind, 'phone at of-
' fice anJ jesidence.
M.;S. BOVEfi, FUNERAL DIRECT
or and Licensed ' Embilmer. ; Suc
cessor to Bovee & Bsuer Corvallis,
Oregon. Ind. Phone 45- : Bell Phone
" 241,? Lady attendant when desired.
HOMES FOR SALE
WE HAVE SEVERAL PARTIES who
are looking for homestad locations
or relinquishments; also some good
timber- claims. ' If vou know of anv
good homesteads or timber claims it
will pay you to write us. Address
K1MA KBAU T LUMFAnY, 225
Failing Building, Portland, Oregon.
Summer Rates East
During the Season 1909
Southern Pacific Go.
To OMAHA and Return - - $62.60
To KANSAS CITY and Return $62.60
To ST. LOUIS and Return - - $70.10
To CHICAGO and Return - - $75.10
. and to other principal cities in the East, Middle West and South.
. ' Correspondingly low fares.
On Salo Juno 2, 3; July 2, 3; August 11, 12
To DENVER and Return - - $57.60
On Sale May 17, July 1, August 11
Going transit imit io days from date of sale, final return limit October
31st. . ; '
These tickets present some very attractive features in the way of stop
over privileges, and choice of routes; thereby enabling passengers to make
side trips to many interesting points enroute. - '
Routing on the return trip through California may te had at a slight
advance over the rates quoted. . - .
Full particulars, sleeping car reservations and tickets will be furnished
by R. C. LINN VILLE, Southern Pacific local agent at Corvallis or
WM. M'MURRAY, General Passenger Agent
V. E. WATTERS
The Benton County
Real Estate Agent
. IT If you have anything to buy, sell or exchange, see us.
prices. As to our responsibility, and methods of doing business, we refer
! you to the business men of Corvallis.
list. . 1
ess, we refer
If Some splendid bargains send for
The Place .to Buy r For the Home.
. . ' We want the people to know this: rOur line of Furniture .
National Steel Ranges Wall Papers,. Art .Squares, ,Lino' ,
. : ' leums1 Window Shades, New Royal Sewing machines and
- (; everything to make the home pretty and comfortable ' is
it . complete - Let us show you. ' : . ' , ' -
. A. H. KEMPIN
103 Second Street, Corvallis, Oregon'