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About The Corvallis times. (Corvallis, Or.) 1888-1909 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 25, 1902)
Vol. XIV. No 49.
CORVALLIS, OREGON, JANUARY !5, 1902.
B. F. IRVlNB
Editor and Prop
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Emffi THEY DRANK POISON;
Goods in every department sub
ject to a big discount. Now isy
your time to buy . Staple Dress
Goods, Shoes Men's and, Boys'
Clothing, Ftemnants, Crrpet, Rugs.
Blue Prints 5c
Lonsdale 7 l-2c
TWO OPERATORS IN THE McMINJf
TILLE TELEPHONE OFFICE.
One' Well Known in CorvalliB Where
;iShe . Attended - College -Rocbfeller
to Give Twenty Six Millions to
McMinnville, Or., Jan. 21. De
spondent from reasons unknown to
their families or friends, tired of
living and determined to die, Nanoa
Ungerman, night telephone oper-
ator at McMinnville, and her chum,
Mrs. Ollie Gaunt, a divorced wo
man, drank arsenic in deadly quan
tities in the telephone office last
night, both succumbing today to
the effects of the poison. Miss Un
german called up several operators
along the telephone line and told ,
tnem sn9 and ner companion were
tired ofr living and were taking the
ppispja at the time the message was
sent." The grim announcement was
not beSeved and those who- received
the message thought the McMlnn-
vilie central was indulging in chatt
ing over the wire '
.; Both were prominent and popular
young women, from the leading
families of the town, and had pleas-;
ant homes and, so far as is known,
no reason existed for their untimely
self-destruction. Mre, Gaunt - had
been separated from her husband
for several months, but none of .her
friends suspected that her domestic
troubles weighed sufficiently heavy
on her - mind ' to cause her to con
The poison was taken about half
past 8 o'clock last night. Miss Un
germarn bad been acting as night,
operator in the telephone office. She
wai accompanied to her . work by
Mrs. Giiint, and both seemed to be
in the best spirits when Mr. Hem-
hreeV'ine proprietor of the store in
which the telephone office is situ
ated, left his establishmeht early in
the evening. Mr. Hembree returned
to his sfore about 9 o'clock, and
found Mrs. Gaunt standing' in the
rear door of the building, ill. ' As
she became worse atV" once, a" phy
sician was summoned . . ;' Under , bis
direction Mtb. Gaunt was removed
to the home of her step-father, T.
A't McCcurt,. while Miss IJngerman
walked otit unaided and apparently
in normal health. ; Id a short time
Miss Ungerman was taken ill."7-7
' Miss Ungerman is - the daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Ungerman,
highly respected citizens of McMiun
viile. Mrs. Gaunt was the daughter
of .Mrs. T. .A. McCourt, of this city,
and was a general favorite. ' Mrs.
Gaunt formerly lived ' in Hillsboro,
where she was well known. '
' Chicago, Jan. 21. The Record
Herald tomorrow will say:
It is rumored in faculty circles
at . the University of Chicago that
John D. Rockefeller ta contend platt
ing a gift of $26,000,000 in order" to
see the complete development of the
University, according to President .
Harper's plans and under his ,di;-
rection,. within the next few "years.
"According ' to the ' rumor, " Mi.
Rockefeller wrote to Harper and
asked: "What is required for the
completion of the university?," ,,-
Dr. Harper replied: "Twenty-six
millions and some' hundred thou
sand' dollars." ' " 7 "Wi.-..-
: Jackson, Miss., Jan. ., 21. Both
Houses of the Legislature today
unanimously adopted a resolution
declaring Rear Admiral Schley to
be the rightful hero of the battle of
Santiago and "entitled : to :the un
failing gratitude of. his country."
The resolution indorses the report
of Admiral Dewey in the Schley
Court of Inquiry, condemns the
majority report and extends a cor
dial invitation to Admiral Schley to
visit Jackson '
. uRAND ANNUAL , .
On Decembier 26, 1901, and continuing up to and including the
30 of Jan 1902, we will inaugurate one of the greatest bargain sales
ever conducted in Corvallis, We appreciate your patronage that you
have so kindly extended to us n the 3rear 1901, and will return the
comphmentin our Jan sale, by givm
all lines pfVgoods that we sell-at reduced prices :
. Drsss Goods
; 5o dress goods ; .... . : ... $ 39
75 dress goods.......... 59
1 00 dreds goods. ... . . 79
1 25 dress goods. ....... .. 97
1 50 dress goods .... .' . 1 19
all trimmings are included in this
." "' . " sale.' ;
Ladie's Underwear Dept.
25 garment at . ... . . . . . . .$ 19
50 garment at.... . '. . . 41
: 75 garment at . . . ... ...... 62
1 00 garment it. 78
odds and ends at 5o cents on the
S dollar - -" : "''
Ladie's and Misses Hosiery.
$ 15 hosiery at $ ; 11
20;hosiery at. . . :.. . . .... 16
25 hqsiety at . ; . ........ 21
50 hosiery at. . i v ... . . ... 41
a job of 5o cent hose at 25 cents a
IS YOUR OPPORTUNITY!
To secure a Good Home, Splendid- Stock
Ranch, or Perfect Summer Grazing Lands at
T , p Itepoast Land and Livestock Co, having
acres of the Corvallis' and Yaquina Bay
wagon road lands, tnown as "The Coe Lands," have now
placed them on the market. These are unimproved lands,
and are situated in Benton and Lincoln Counties along the
Hue of the, Corvallis & Eastern; RLE in the best grazing and
.fruit raising section ofwestern Oregon.. Perfect titles , easy
terms, prices $1 to $ per acre. . 7M. M; DAVIS, -Agt.,
: - - ' Corvallis, Oregon,
We have 75 " pairs of ladies fine
shoes in broken lines, - worth 2 oo,
2 5o, 3 oo and 3 5o.
They all go at 1 50 per pair.
$ 50 corsets at.. . . $ 39
75 corsets at . ; . . ...... 55
1 00. corsets at. ... . .... 78
1 25 corsets at. , . . ... 88
1 50 corsets at . . . ...... ... 1 12
broken lines of corsets at just half
; Ladie's Wool Goods " ;
$ 5o waists at ! 38
75 waists at. 5o
1 oo waists at. '.. . . ....... 75"
2 5o waists at . . ... ....... 1 85
5 oo waists at -3 97
this line will be closed oat regard
- less of cost - !
Ladie's & Misses Mackintoshes .
$ 3 5o mackintoshes ,at.v -:2 45
' 4 ' 56 -mackintoshes at .... : 3 5o
5 oo mackintoshes at..:. 3 S5
6 oo mackintoshes at. ... '4 75;
7 oo m ackintoshes at ... , . 5 25
lo oo mackintoshes at.... 7 5o
these are genuine bargains
Gapes and Jackets
our capes and jackets go at 4 price
$ 5 oo jackets at. . . ... .; ... $ 2 5o
' 6 oo jackets' at .......... 3 oo
7 '5a jackets at. ......... 3 75
lo oo jackets at 5 oo
12 oo jackets at 6 oo
Men's GSothinS ,
the famous Hai-t Shaffoer & Mars
$10 oo mens suits at. . . . . . . $ 7 95
12 5o mens suits at..'.". . . . . 10 oo
15 oo mens suits at. . . . . . . 12 oo
16 5o mens suits at. . .... . 13 oo
18 oo mens suits at. ..... . -15 oo
Overcoat & Mackintoshe
$ 5 oo overcoat at $ 4 25
8 oo overcoat at. . ........ 6 40
10 oo overcoat at ..... . '. 7 95
12 5o overcoats at. ...... . 10 oo
16 5o overcoats at 13 oo
all mackintoshes at cost -
Ot the famous Banner Brand.
$ 1 5p boys suit 8 at $ 1 2o
2 bo boys suits at. . .... . 1 6o
2 5o boys suits at. . ..... 2 oo
3 oo boys suits at ....... 2 4b
4 00 boys suits at.'. . . .' 3 20
5 00 boys suits at . . . . . 4 00
Bought of us is money eaved
Our $ 1 50 trousers at. . . . . .$1 20
Our 2 00 trousers at. . . '. . ". 1 6o
Our 2 5o tfcusers at . . . 2 oo
Our 3 oo trousers at. .... . 2 4o
Our 4 oo trousers atr. .... 3 2o
Our 5 oo trousers at 4 oo
Latest Styles and Shapes.
Our $1 oo hats at. ....... . .$ 85
Our 1 5o hats at. . 1 2o
Our 2 oo hats at ......... . 1 6o
. . . . a OO
Our 2 5o hats at. .
Our 3 oo hats at. . ,
Bdots and Shoes
Money saved is money made.
Our $1 5o shoes at . ..... . . . $1 25
Out ?. oo shoes at ... . .. 1 7o
Our 2 6o shoes at. ....... . 2 lo
Our 3 "oo shoes at ... . .'. . . .' -2 5o
Our 3 hoes at . . '3 00
The best prints in our
Never before have we had such
nice paterns. ' '. ' .
$ 5o shirts goi at. .$ 4o
1 oo shirts go at 85
1 53 shirts go at. . .... .'. . . 1 25
2 oo shirts go . at ,".' ....... . . 1 5o'
Under! Garments v";
Percentage of wool as you like it.
Our $ 5o garments at,. . . ..$ . 4o
Our 1 oo garments at .... . . 85
Our : 1 '5o garments at . . . . . .1 25
This sale includes all Gents Fur
nishings in the house.
2o yds indigo blue calico
2o yds Ca
2o yds Outingllannel for 1 oo
2o yds Gingham for ........ . 1 oo"
Remember this is a genuine sale of our Entire Stock of Dry Goods Boots and Shoes
Gents Furnishing Goods etc. This sale will continue to Jan. 30 only, so come early and take
ad vantage of the Bargains in the Store tor you.
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Special on Groceries During the Sale.