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About Corvallis daily gazette. (Corvallis, Benton County, Oregon) 1909-1909 | View Entire Issue (June 10, 1909)
TALK OF THE TOWN
Trunks and suit cases at Blackledge's
Furniture store. 5-17-tf
Tom Read, of Wren, was a Corvallis
For Sale Household furniture at 857
Tyler street. Phone 2264. 6-9-10 t.
Acme Quality Paints and Floor Var
nish that wears at A. L. Miner's.
Call up the Palace of Sweets for your
ice cream and sherbets. Free delivery.
Wanted Girl "or woman for light
house work. Family of two. Inquire
through phone. 1180 6-5-tf
Miss Pearl Horner is visiting with hr
sister Vera who is a student at the
State University at Eugene.
Gertie McBee arid Grettie Harring
ton went to Portland today to witness
the parade and see the Rose show.
General-repair shop. All work first
class, promptly done. Back of Beal
Bros., blacksmith shop, Wood Bros.
Miss Grace Davis left for her home
at Chitwood, Lincoln county, today,
af t9f a visit with friends in this city.
H-M.' Stone left yesterday for Port
land to attend the funeral of his brother
which is being held in that city today.
Lost Cloud agate brooch, about a
month or more ago. Finder return to
402 North Third and Harrison streets
and receive reward. C-lt.
Wanted. By young lady to engage
place to work for next fall. Wi 1 want
to attend college. Address 446 18th
and Tyler streets, city. 5 24 tf
Must be sold at once, three lots on
Main street ; one lot on First street ;
two lots on Third street. All well lo
cated. A bargain, Hughes & Miller,
140, Second street. 6-7-tf.
The Willamette Valley lighting com
pany, as an inducement to customers
to pay their bills promptly on the eighth
of the month, have given away a num
ber of electric irons and R. E. Heater
was kindly remembered in the distri
bution. Mary's Peak Camp, No. 126, W. C.
W., at their meeting last night, elected
the following officers for the ensuing
year : A. K. Russ, Council Commander,
A. T. Grugett, Advisory Lieutenant,
Walter Taylor Escort, A. N. Woods,
Watchman, Charles Hansen, Sentry,
and. S. L. Kline Manager. A banquet
was served, without program.
The meeting of the Ladies Missionary
Society at the Coville residence yester
day afternoon was an exceedingly ir
teresting social affair. About eighty
were present to enjoy the hospitality of
the ladies and listen to the splendid
program. The Albany delegation were
met at the depot and conveyed to the
meeting in autos the list being headed
by Mayor Watters and other gentlemen
who seemed pleased to help the ladies
entertain their visitors. The refresh
ments were prepared and served with
good taste and the basket collection
a material aid to the work in hand. It
was particularly pleasing to note the
number of visitors from Albany thus
cultivating that spirit of friendship that
should be greatly extended between the
two towns. After the meeting the vis
itors were driven through the college
grounds and about the city expressing
themselves highly pleased at the royal
manner in-Vhich they had been enter
tained. ' ' .
Read the Daily Gazette for all news.
A good horse for sale, $35. See J.J.
Howser.. 521 S. Second St. 6-8-2t
The O AC Cadets will take a promi
nent position in the parade at Portland
today after which they will leave on
the special train for Corvallis. i
Senator A. J. Johnson is in 'Portland
today and will watch the parade with
great interest his daughter Cleo having
a prominent position as representative'
from Benton. . ' ,
M. M. Long is mourning over the loss
of two oarrels of pigeons and two cases
of shells that were taken from the
building on the flat. If captured the
boys will become the stool pigeons.
Evelyn Waher, of Fort Madisor,
Iowa, arrived yesterday and is a gueat
at the M. Bauer home. She has been
t3aching in Idaho and will likely take
a course in the summer school while
Mary's Peak Chapter, W.' O. W. will
c'nange their place of meeting from the
Pauline Kline Hall, over Allen & Wood
ward's drug store to the I. O. O. F.
hall. The meeting night will also be
changed from second Wednesday to
third Monday in each month.
The Bellfountain picnic on June 19
will be one of unusual interest. They
will have an interesting program and a
big field meet between Corvallis and
Bellfountain. The Bellfountain boys
are strong in muscular development,
great in power of endurance and it is
said they can clear a grub oak twenty
feet high at a single bound and turn a
double summersault while passing
through the air. They have blood in
their eyes and will give the Corvallis
bunch a hard tussle.
The Robinson Cate Realty Company
report the sale of 360 acres of the D.
B. Farley farm lying 2 1-2 miles east of
Monroe on the Junction City road, to
George Emming and Charles Gerlach,
both of. Great Falls, Montana. The
price paid was $35 per acre and as the
land is well improved it certainly was a
bargain. Mr. Gerlach came here about
three months ago and now lives on the
W. J. Willbank farm across the river.
Mr. Emming will return to Montana
and clean up his business affairs there
as rapidly as possible and he will then
return to Oregon to make extensive im
provements on the new home:
Trouble Makers Ousted.
DIG FUG HGEi
Ect ci $10,033 cn Intornatior.c
Grain Growing Contact.
o LL,na.ci ing a
When a sufferer from stomach troub
le takes Dr. King's New Life Pills he's
mighty glad to see his Dyspepsia andJ
Indigestion fly, but more he s tickled
over his new, fine appetite, strong
nerves, healthy vigor, all because stom
ach, liver and kidneys now work right.
25c at all druggists.
One hundred and fifty singers are
wanted to form the chorus for the fifth
of July exercises. First rehearsal Mon
day June, 21st at 7:30 o'clock p. m. at
the Presbyterian Church. Prof. Gas
kins, director of the OAC School of
Music, will have charge of the music
and hopes that all who like to sing will
lend their assistance.
Will rent on the shares for the sea
son's run, a Hay Baler. Address M.
S. Woodcock, Corvallis, Oregon.
Crops of Oats to Be Gpown at Lara
mie, Wyo., and at .Lethbridge, In
Western Canada, to Decide Relative
Merits of Farming by Irrigation and
The relative merits of farming by
Irrigation and by natural rainfall and
whother or not the United States or
western Canada can produce a larger
crop of oats are to be decided for a bet
of $10,000 in cash, according to the
terms of a contest which was recently
arranged between farmers of Laramie,
Wyo., and Lethbridge, Alberta, says a
Cheyenne (Wyo.) dispatch., The $10,
000 has been posted, and all the de
tails of the contest have been arranged.
Colonel E. J. Bell of Laramie, owner
of the largest farm in Wyoming, put
up the $10,000 which says that irriga.
tion and the United States can do bet
ter than Canada. A syndicate of farm
ers around Lethbridge, Alberta, head
ed by Professor W. H. Fairchild of
that city, ' has covered Colonel Bell's
money and says that natural rainfall
and .Canadian soil can raise more oats
to the acre than can Colonel Bell, "Wy
oming and irrigation.
On the American side the oats which
will be entered in the contest will be
grown by Colonel Bell himself on his
great Laramie plains farm. This farm
is more than 7,000 feet above sea level,
on the western slope of the first range
of the Rocky mountains, and depends
entirely upon irrigation for its moisture
during the summer. For years Colo
nel Bell has paid particular attention'
to the raising of oats, and he holds a
record of 13" bushels to the acre. By
carefully selecting the seed, specially
preparing the soil and closely watch
ins his ditches to see that just the
necessary amount of water reaches his
oats at the needful time Colonel Bell
says he can considerably increase the
yield of his. oat fields.
In Canada the prize oats will be
grown by farmers around Lethbridge,
with Professor W. H. Fairchild in
charge of the preparations and the
harvest, Frofessor Fairchild has for
years studied the crops in southern
Alberta, and many of the great yields
of wheat and oats from Canadian fields
are due to the adoption of his theories
by the farmers of his section.
There are only two rules to the con
test. One of them is that the yield
from 100 acres in one body must be
considered. The other rule is that the
oats entered must be "standard" grade,
or better. Either contestant maypre
pare the -groiisd, sow his seed,'. culti
vate and harvest in artf manner' he
chooses. Nothing but the result from
100 acres will count In awarding the
prize. The Alberta , farmers them
selves are something in the way of oat
raisers, and government reports from
that province show that yields of 120 to
125 bushels per acre are common. Oat
straw five feet in height is the ordi
nary, according to these reports.
The contest is to be decided by the
officials of the National Corn show.
Harvest in Wyoming occurs, very late
in August and in Alberta in Septem
ber, so that the winner will not be an
nounced until probably the first week
Eaaie$' matches need
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 speciaf attention
to ladies' watches, and when re
paired by us you will find that they,
keep iu order longer.
E W, S, PRATT, Jeweler and Optician
SUITS, SKIRTS and WAISTS
These Garments for Ladies and Misses
are of excellent quality. The styles speak
for themselves and the prices : are really
less than the cost of material and making.
f YOU CAN SAVE MONEY BY BUYING HERE NOW
Henlzlc & Davis
LONGEST BASEBALL GAME.
Bloomington and Decatur Teams Play
ed Twenty-six Innings.
Bloomington and Decatur of the
Three I league recently broke at
Bloomington, 111., the world's profes
sional record for long baseball games,
playing twenty-six innings. Decatur
won, 2 to 1.
The grounds were muddy and slip
pery, but the fielding on both sides was
extraordinary, and the pitching of
Burns and Clark was phenomenal.
The game was called for fifteen min
utes on account of the rain in the fifth
inning. The actual playing time was
four hours and ," twenty , minutes.
Bloomington scored its one run in the
first inning, while Decatur scored one
in the third and one in the twenty
sixth, loomington made . thirteen
base hits and committed one error,
while Decatur hit eleven .times with'
two errors. ,
Bloomington after the long grind pro
tested the game on the allegation that
Fieher, who got to first on a dead ball
and scored on a three bagger, cut sec
ond base, v
1 Novelty, In Islands.
: A great French gun Company has
constructed an artificial island in the
Mediterranean sea some, distance out
from Toulon to be used as an experi
mental station for torpedoes. . It is
called the "He des Torpilles," which
means the Island of Torpedoes, and
the method of its construction is in
genious. When the idea first present
ed itself to the company a small island
in a proper locality was searched for,
but without success. Therefore the
company decided to build a hollow
concrete island, float it to the position
desired and sink it to the sea bottom.
The huge structure, seventy-five feet
long, fifty feet wide and about seven
ty feet in height, was constructed on
the banks' of the Seine, launched and
towed to its position in the Mediter
Weather Charts In Schools.
: Study of weather charts is now gen
eral In the elementary schools of Han
over and Schleswig-Holstein with the
'object of making their value in agri
culture better known.
HvRrtE O. GAYLCRD.
lit, laoa, by American Press Asso
My cousin, Betty Archibald, is scat
ter brained. As i was about to wife
Oil the 5:00 train topenu the week
end at her cottage by the sea she sunt
Je this telegram:
VlO Will be at Slation at 5:1.V Rrinsr lij.r
1 knew iio more who Vic was than
the contents of a Hottentot uewsyaiter.
What should I do go to the station
and trust to luuUV That was all I
could do, and that I did.
There was the usual rush to get
aboard that mie finds on the last days
of the week at trains going to seaside
resorts. There were a dozen people
ahead of me at the. ticket office, among
them a pretty girl to whom the agent
gave a ticket to Manasquan, which
was my station. Of course I took note
of her and hoped sue might turn out
to be Vic, but there was only the rea
son of her destination. I walked about
for ten minutes before the train start
ed, observing every one who seemed to
be looking for some one. All I could
see were a youngster of eighteen who
waited at the gate till the starting bell
rang and a man with a dog, who leaned
against a post. -;
As the train rolled off I entered a
car, and there sat the girl with the
Manasquan ticket. I stared at her,
and, after looking at me for a mo
ment, she dropped her eyes. Beside
her on the seat was a suit case, which
I noticed was marked V. T. That set
tled it. She must be Vic. Instead of
approaching, her and asking her if she
was the girl I looked for 1 concluded
to gain the information on the detec
tive plan. It would be interesting to
discover her identity by following the
clew given me on her suit case. It
would be more interesting to know hev,
she not knowing- me. It would be
downright fun to take her to my
hostess, chaff Bet for her failure to
give me proper information, then tell
them both that by my ingenuity I had,
after all, been enabled to do all that
had been required of me. Raising my
hat, I said to her:
"Pardon me, but I think we are go
ing to the same station, and. arrived
there, we will be entertained at the
"Yes?" she replied, with a smile.
"You are going to Manasquan, I be
lieve?" "I am."
"And you will be the guest of my
consin?" ' v
She put the suit case on the floor,
and I sat down beside her.
?;'.'Who is your cousin?"
"I have thought that, it would be en
tertaining to have you see if by ques
tiof'!ig me you can find out who I -am
.iod cer':ain orders I have received re-'
specting yon." V- .;'-'.-.,'.
"That would serve to while away
the time we shall spend on the train."
"Will you begin?"
"Let me see. You are Harold Bliss?"
"Not Rose Dutton's fiance?"
"No. I wish I were any one's
" "I give it up."
"Can't you guess my orders?"
, "No." ;
"I;am directed to be your escort."
- "You don't mean it."
"Yes; I was telegraphed to meet you
at the station to escort you to Manas
quan and thence to"
"To tell you would spoil all the fun."
And," she said, after a little
thought, "to tell you where I'm going
would spoil all the fun too." "
"It certainly would. The person
from whom I received my orders is
very careless and gave no clew by
which to recognize you. Nevertheless
I have secured a clew. Do you like
to read detective-stories?"
"I dote on them."
"Well, we are enacting a little de
tective story. When we get to the end
of our journey we shall have the de
nouement." "I dare say it will all be very clever.
How did you happen to think of such
"Manasquan!" shouted a trainman.
I picked up her suit case and left
the car with her. I was about to hand
her down the step when a gentleman
put his own hand in ahead of me. He
stared, at me ominously. The lady
"Mack, this gentleman has enter
tained me delightfully on the train.
He knows me, but I don't know, him.
He says he was ordered to escort me
I ttidn't like' this feature of the af
fair at all.
v "Come, Ginnie,' the carriage is wait
ing," said the young man, casting a
suspicious glance at me.
"Heavens! Ginnie!" I had blun
dered., ' -
"Is not your first name Victoria?"
-Oh, no; it's Virginia!"
3 got very red in the -face and stood
j"The denouement is different" said
the girl, "from what the story indi
cates. ; I admire such endings."
She. smiled back at me with dancing
eyes as she left with the man. whom
instinct told me was her fiance. '
When I reached th6 Archibald, cot
tage the first thing Bet said, to ma
was: h : ' . ...
"Who the dickens is Vic?" I asked
angrily. - . .. .
. "My poodle.; Thomas was. to have
her at the station for you. Didn't yon
see him?" i'y--
"Yea, I saw him," I growled, "but I
dldn t know him. The next time yon
make a request please be more ex
J Js. k l JuD , every Week by Wad-
ham and Co. of Prila-id Orsgcn, Ensuring Freshness
and Cleanliness. :;'
DIAMOND W. COFFEE MAGNOLIA COFFEE
40c per pound . 25c per pound
Please give these Brands your attention when ordering
COPPER & NEWTDN HARDWARE Ml;
MELLON & PINKERTON
Second Street, - - Corvallis, Oregon
Hardware, Implements, Buggies, Wagons, Cream Sepa
rators, Graniteware, Tinware and Builders'
Sole Agents for
Congo Roofing and Quick ISeaS 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
Ghiss, Haviland and Chinaware,
During the Season 1909
Southern Pacific Co.
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.
Corr spondingly low fares.
On Sale June 2, 3; July 2, 3; August 11, 12
To DENVER and Return - - $57.60
On Sale M-iy 17, July 1, August 11
Going transit "im.it 10 days from date of sale, final return limit October
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 e had at a slight
-advance over the rates quoted.
Full particulars, sleeping.car reservations and tickets will be furnished
by R. C. LINNVILLE, Southern Pacific local agent at Corvallis or
WM. M'MURRAY, General Passenger Agent
The Benton County
Heal Estate Agent
f If you have anything to buy, sell or exchange, see us. No padded
prices, if As to our responsibility, and methods ot doing business, we refer
you to the business men of Corvallis. Some splendid bargains send for
YOU GET WHAT VE GET &!
mmmfm m Our books are open for your inspection,
"ir Off, Buyers name given if wanted. We not only
' get top prices, but you can satisfy yourself
MiM&aS absolutely at any time that you get what w
JL7Xrwr-n,- Set PROMPT CASH RETURNS
CHICKENS Ship your produce to us. Write
to us now for coops, tags, etc
SOUTHERN OREGON COnMSSIOH GO.
W. H. MCCOROUODALE. PROP. 95 FRONT ST.. PORTLAND, OREGQSI