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About Corvallis daily gazette. (Corvallis, Benton County, Oregon) 1909-1909 | View Entire Issue (June 24, 1909)
TALK OF THE TOWN
.Daily Gazette 50 cents per month.
Kline's got it. Got What? Golden
Eod Oats. 6-21-6t
O. G. Simpson and family left yes
terday for Tillamook.
Acme Quality Paints and Floor Var
nish that wears at A. L. Miner's.
Cabbage and Kale plants. Potatoes,
$1.60 a bushel at L. L. Brooks. 6-21-6t
Call up the Palace of Sweets for your
ice cream and sherbets. Free delivery.
F. E. Erickson, of Salem, was look
ing after the new armory proposition
at OAC yesterday.
Howard Bush and wife, of Albany,
were looking after business matters in
R. O. Watkins, of Pleasant Valley,
was tickling the merchants of Corvallis
yesterday with a little surplus change.
Mike Bauer received a telegram yes
terday that his brother's wife died very
suddenly at Lincoln Nebraska last
Henry Cummings has been doing work !
along the independent telephone line
between here and the coast and will
A joint meeting of the Knights and
Ladies of the Macabees was held last
night at their hall. A splendid program
was rendered, delightful banquet served
and all had an enjoyable evening.
The steamboat traffic on tbe Willam-
Good underwear at small price.' The
Bargains in belts at the Bazaar this
Grover Cate went to Brownsville to
day to attend the reunion.
J, H. Feagles was a business visitor
from Independence yesterday.
T. Ranney came down from the Sum
mit yesterday to attend to business
Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Vidito and Mrs.
L. S Aurand are attending the Browns
ville pioneer's reunion.
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
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. McVicker at
tended the Benton county Sunday school
convention at Simpson Chapel and the
Bellfountain picnic grounds Thursday
Charles Brumfield, Mr. McCarmack
and Marion Hayden were over from
Alsea yesterday. Mr. Hayden is greatly
in favor of the consolidation of the
the school districts in the valley and
the making of one strong central school.
Work is now progressing rapidly in
preparing for the removal of the school
building to Job's addition. As soon as
! the building is off the ground the new
High school will be commenced and
rushed to completion.
I The latest piece of cussedness is re
' ported from telephone headquarters.
At about 7- o'clock a certain line fails to
CRAFT- OF SCIENCE
Nonmagnetic Yacht Built to
Correct Ocean Surveys.
REMARKABLE TRIP PLANNED.
rnr,4-n-An-r 4-Vn -foil i
. . , f. , J i. i i j ' connect and it is presumed that some
rams begin and the boozer who looked ; . , , . n a
. b . , , , - person places an obstruction across the
to this source of supply will have to fall t . ... v. i.r, i
1 c J yti -vr crtif a Vita waifphhrti' norhQns tfir-
getting that the whole neighborhood is
back on near beer and pepper sauce to
quench his thirst for a season.
The special communication of Corval
lis Lodge No. 14 A. F, and A. M. held
at the hall last night was a very inter
esting meeting. A member of the
Smith family was raised to the sublime
followed by a banquet and reports from j ur a t
grand lodge delegates.
suffering great inconvenience on account
of his action. The meanest man living
is the fellow who pretends friendship
and stabs you in the back.
Miss Edythe Mays was given a de
lightful surprise party at her home Sat-
a number of her
I young friends, Minnie Florence Walker
! and Maude Hamlin having the direction
Henry Windam and family, who spent of the pleasant event. Games were
the winter here and sent the children to ! played, refreshments Served and all had
OAC left today for the home in Cook : a most enjoyable time. Those present
county. Mr. Windam is a very pros- were : Misses .Florence and
perous farmer and has a beautiful ranch : Grace Walker, Clarence Barber, Jane
of 1,500 acres nicely stocked. He be- j and Bessie Caldwell, Savanna Jones,
lieves in education and the children will Cleo Wilbanks, Bertie McGilvery, Mrs.
answer to roll call at OAC next fall. j Maude Hamlin, Messrs. Winford and
The town was well filled with trav- Dee Walker, Lester Campbell, George
elintr men vesterdavrenresentinp-nAarlv Milhollen, Roger Hamlin, John Barker,
every conceivable line known to the Joe Weitman, Harlan and Ralph Har-
commercial trade. The sentiment in ns' tinier Beach and William Avenn
regard to this class of men is changing j Miss Ethel Adland, of eastern Oregon
rapidly as wholesale houses have long who has been visiting the past week at
since realized that their salesmen on the home of her uncle, John Willbanks,
the road is a true representative of the left Tuesday for a visit with Jim Wil
honor and integrity of his house, hence banks, of Shedds.t
the scalawag has been superseded by a
class of jolly whole-souled fellows.
Rev. and Mrs. Hubbell and Mrs. J,
Trouble Makers Ousted. "
When a sufferer from stomach troub-
A Cramer and daughter went to the le takes Dr- KinS's New Life Pills he'8
State Convention of the Christian church
now being held at Turner. It will com
mence this morning and continue two
weeks. This is the most important
yearly event of these good people and
is attended by the ablest men of that
denomination in the state. The grounds
are nicely located and fitted up for this
particular purpose and the audience
room will seat 8,000 people. Special
arrangements are made for camping
and the place represents a great white
mighty glad to see his Dyspepsia and
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.
All the News All the
Time in the
taffies' matcftes nel
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 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 aije really
less than the cost of material and making.
YOU CAN SAVE MONEY BY BUYING HERE NOW
Vessel With Practically No Metal on
Her to Deflect Compasses to Go on
Fifteen Year Cruise to Correct Fun
damental Compass Errors May
Hunt For South Magnetic Pole.
The nonmagnetic yacht Carnegie, in
the construction of which practically
no iron, steel or other magnetic metal
was used, was launched the other
afternoon at Brooklyn. Not a single
iron bolt, spike or nail has been used
in building the Carnegie, the hull be
ing held together by locust tree nails
and copper bolts and spikes. The en
gine equipment is likewise made of
nonmagnetic materials, the cooking
ranges are of bronze, the tableware
of Mexican silver, while the cooking
utensils are all made of copper or
The Carnegie when she goes to sea
a few weeks hence to begin her first
voyage for the purpose of obtaining
correct records of magnetic variations
and other scientific data will be man
ned by a picked crew of men selected
by the scientific heads of the Car
negie institution of Washington, for-
which the vessel was built Andrew
Carnegie, whose name in big blue let
ters is painted forward of the yacht,
is the oue who made this vessel, the
first of the kind the world has ever
The honor of breaking the christen
ing bottle of wine on the bow of the
Carnegie when she took her initial
plunge was given to Miss Dorothea
Louise Bauer, the young daughter of
Dr. L. A. Bauer, director of the de
partment of terrestrial magnetism In
the Carnegie institution.
As the yacht started down the ways
one-of -the men in the launching party
remarked that the launching was an
epoch in tbe marine history of the
world. He referred to the fact that
the Carnegie is the first ocean going
vessel ever built in which the system
of gas propulsion has been adopted.
The Carnegie is painted white and
when completed will be rigged in full
brigantine style, her sail area totaling
nearly 13,000 square feet. She is 155.6
feet over all, her water line length be
ing 128.4 feet. Her molded beam is 33
feet, depth of hold 12.9 feet and her
mean draft 12.7 feet When she is
fully loaded and ready for sea she will
displace 568 tons.
It is the materials of which the ves
sel and her equipment have been built.
however, that most interest the ma-
rine world.' In addition to her great
sail capacity she will also be equipped
with a 150 horsepower auxiliary com'
bustion engine, which is to be operated
by producer gas made from anthracite
coal. ". '.. ' .
The windlasses, the anchors, the boat
davits, the chain plates and all of the
spar and deck fittings are made of non
magnetic materials, the only metal in
the entire ship tha,t Is not absolutely
nonmagnetic being the pistons, the
producer and the range grates, and
they are" so nearly nonmagnetic that
only the finest of Instruments are af
fected by contact with them. Anthra
cite coal will be the fuel used on the
Carnegie, the - bunkers being large
enough to provide enough coal to give
the vessel a cruising radius of about
2,000 miles at a speed of. 6 knots.
Of particular interest is the observa-
tion cabin, which is situated amidships
on the main deck. Forward and aft of
this cabin are two glass domes of the
revolving type, which in appearance
are not unlike the domes of astronom
ical observatories. These domes cover
observation stations that will be nec
essary in the scientific work for whjch
the Carnegie has been built. The urn
bers of the hull are the best and
stanchest that could be bought.
By the end of next month the Car
negie will be ready to start, on a se
ries of long voyages that are expected
to consume about fifteen years. Her
first trip will be to Hulson bay, where
scientific researches will be conducted
Certain errors are known to exist in
the variations of the compass, and
when her work is finished these errors.
among others due to magnetic influ
ences, it is believed, will have been
corrected. It was also said that in her
voyages in far southern seas an at
tempt will probably be made to defi
nitely locate the south magnetic pole.
The ocean survey will be made un
der the supervision of Dr. Bauer,
whose . Immediate representative on
board the yacht will be Mr. Peters,
who in 1900-8 commanded the mag
netic survey yacht Galilee in the Pa
cific. Mr. Peters will have four mag
netic observers to assist him. Captain
C. E. Littlefield of New London, Conn.,
will be the , Carnegie's commander.
Henry J. Gielow. a marine architect,
designed the Carnegie.
New Device For United States Navy,
The pneumatic ammunition : hoist,
after trials at Newport and New York,
has been installed on the Massachu
setts, says a Boston dispatch. The
navy department reserves the right to
reject the hoist if It offers no advan
tage over the present hoistXThe irin
ciple is practically that of the pneu
matic rube. The advantage is avoid
ance of automatic shutters and the
possible dropping of grains of powder
into the handling room.
Safety Device For Submarine Crews,
One of the new emergency devices
for use in submarines is n helmet and
coat containing enough air to lift the
wearer to the surface of the water.
By M. QUAD.
ICopyrlght. ISO!), oy T. C. McClure.)
When Silas Strong, old bacUeior.
bought a farm in the outskirts ot tiie
village of Fowlervilie' and set' up his
bachelor's hall he was ai peace tvim
all mankind. Two weeks later he was
rushing to and fro with a uiu-hfork
in bis bands seeking the life - ot a
Btraugp hog that bad invaded his prem
ises, tor four years the Widow Ta
bor, dowu iu the village, had owued a
hog. For three years the annual had
been kuowu as "the- widow's hog.' to
distinguish him from the half hundred
other hogs peruiitted to meander
around. The villagers told tales about
that hog. tie was tall aud loug and
rangy. He was ever hungry. He was
tighter. He was a destroyer ot gar
dens and the happiness of tbe owners
thereof. He deserved death by the
bands of gun, ax or club, but he had
been spared because he was owned by
The widow's hog bad waited a rea
sonable length of time and then oaid
visit to the, newcomer and rooted up
half an acre of potatoes. Silas Strong
was slow to anger, but he couldn't
stand that. After , vainly trying to
catch the hog he set himself to locate
the owner. When this had been done
be put on his Sunday suit and made a
call. He had the damages figured up
and knew just what he was going to
say. The Widow Tabor wasn't expect
ing him. but she was not a bit flnstrat-
ed. Air. Strong had hardly begun his
story of infamy on the part of the hog
when he was interrupted with:
"Dear, dear me. but 1 am so sorry,
wish he wouldn't act this way. Mr.
Strong, 1 have just been making some
elderberry wine, and I wish you would
give me your opinion on it" .
When he bad done so she asked an
other opinion about blackberry jam,
and from that she insisted that he sam
ple a custard pie, and when he finally
started home he had forgiven the hog
and had a good opinion of the widow.
These sentiments were not lasting.
Only a week had passed when the
same hog tore his way through a stout
fence and did some more rooting.
Silas Strong was 6tirred to the utter
most by the outrage. The widow and
the hog shared his invectives alike. As
soon as he could get his breath aud
breakfast he set out for the village.
He may have been expected, for the
door was opened to him with a sweet
smile, and before he could utter a
word the widow said:
I am very glad to see you. One of
the legs of the cook stove has fallen
out and I do wish you'd fix it for me."
The leg was no sooner in place than
the widow mentioned that she was
afraid tbe "mother" in the vinegar
barrel on the sunny side of tbe house
was dead, and she took Silas out to
see. He gave his opinion, and then
she- asked his advice about keeping
Leghorn chickens instead of Brahmas,
and the upshot was that he went-away -
without bringing the thunders of heav
en upon her head. He got as far as to
say that the bog had paid him another
visit, but she changed the conversation
to the coming circus, and he found
himself on his way home in a puzzled
frame of mind. He wanted to forgive
the widow without forgiving the hog,
but as they seemed to be one and in
separable how was It to be brought
about?" Silas bothered over this mat
ter for ten days and then got up one
morning to find another battlefield be
fore his eyes. The widow's hog had
made the third unannounced visit He
had rooted 'up the soil, and he bad
chewed up things. He had spared
neither age nor sex. It was simply a
gigantic case of malicious- trespass and
deserved death at once. As Silas could
not catch ' him and administer tbe
death stroke, he took a bite to eat and
then started for "Liverpool, a village
five miles away. As soon as he got
there he laid the widow and the hog
and the trespass before the lawyer,
and when the latter bad got the de
tails he said:
It's the plainest case I ever had.
The hog has got to die.'
Silas Strong felt an elation as he
started for home. The law was be
hind him, and the law was to vindi
cate him. He. had given the widow
and her hog a chance, but they had
not taken advantage of it At the eod
of a mile or so. however, this elation
began to lose its edge, and ten minutes
later he was wishing that he hadn't
been so prompt Durn the hog. but
Mrs. Tabor was a widow. - She had
given him pleasant greeting. She had
asked his advice. She had fed him
custard pie. She may have beeD left
that hog as a heritage, and she
couldn't be expected to either kill him
or follow him around uights. , Silas
was feeling rather ashamed of his
movements when he came upon a fet
male sitting on the bank of the high
way and weeping. Standing In the
middle of the road was an old 'horse
and buggy belonging to a party in
Fowlervilie. The harness had broken,
and the outfit had come to a stand
still. The woman was recognized at
Diice as the Widow Tabor. As Silas
descended from his rig she rose up
and tearfully welcomed him.
it was the duty of Silas Strong to
comfort her. He did his duty, some
of it with an arm around her waist
He had forgotten bogs and lawyers
and cases of trespass when he saw a
man driving up whom he recognized
as a constable. He was on his way
to Fowlervilie to serve the summons.
"Mignt as well turn around, an
nounced Silas. ...
"But why T
."A feller can't sue his own wife can
her i - -. -. .. . '
And the constable sighed and drove
on. . M. QUAD.
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Hardware, Implements, Buggies, Wagons, Cream Sepa
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WHEN YOU WANT SOMETHING
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Phone Your Orders To No. 7,
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Fine Line of Crockery, Glassware, Cut
Glass, Haviland and Chinaware,
Summer Rates East
During the Season 1909
via the '::-:-:--::;- ": '
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 May 17, July 1, August II
Going transit limit 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 te. had at a slight
advance oyer the rates quoted.
Full particulars, sleeping car reservations and tickets will be furnished
by R.,C. LINNVIIXE, Southern Pacific local agent at. Corvallis or
WM. M'MURRAY, General Passenger Agent
V; E. WATTE RS
The Benton County
Heal Estate Agent
- Corvallis, Oregon
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. If Some splendid bargains send for
list. .- '
REDUCTION IN -.MILLINERY:--'
' To close out Summer Hats and make room for
HSSs&obss, flowers and orisaznisxf ahsnp
I have a nice line of Hair Goods, Switches, Coronet
Braids, Puffs and Hair Nets.
Sharppooing, Hair Dressing and Manicuring
MRS.H. E. WETHERLA, 151 Madison Street -