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About The Corvallis times. (Corvallis, Or.) 1888-1909 | View Entire Issue (July 16, 1902)
Eide a Bambler.
Julius Wue9terfelt and family
left Monday on a camping trip.
Misa Ellen Chamberlln left Fri
day for Seattle for a brief visit.
Al Tozier of Portland was in Cor
vallis Monday with the Eastern . ex
County Surveyor Jones went out
to Summit Monday to survey the
Banker Leese ha9 rented and is
shortly to occupy the Martha Cauth
orn residence on First Street.
P Averv. John Fulton and E E
Gibson have gone to the Big Elk on a
deer hunting: expedition. They left
Dr Thompson of Independence
was lecentlv offered the pastorate in
a larere church in Fos Angeles, Calif
ornia, but declined the call.
Mrsr Berry, wifeof Conductor Ber
ry of the Westslde, accompanied by
her daughter, is a cuest of Mrs
. Brunk at the Occidental,
Mrs Julia Bowers, after a visit
In Corvallis. left Saturday to join her
husband, who is now located in the
barber business at Vancouver B C.
Mr and Mrs J B Horner came out
from Newport Saturday to assist in
the entertainment at Cautborn Hall
of the visitiag Easterners. They re
turned to the seaside yesterday.
Miss Dora Porter, formerly a stu
dent at OAC, has been conducting
cookintr school at Portland for some
time. It is said to be a thriving in
Binding twine is at a high figure
this season. Clover leaf is quoted at
16 and Standard at 12). Many far
mers are already buying supplies of
twine, preparatory to the coming har
Weather permitting, several faim
era will begin cutting grain this
week. In most Instances it ia early
wheat on which tbe binders will besiu
Among others who expect to be a-flaid
is C M Smith.
The J H Simpson house on
Adams street has been leased to rela
tives of W B Lacy who are coming
from Wasco county next September
to attend college,
Ia round numbers, there are 61,
000, 000 acres of land in Oregon,
Strange a3 it may seem to old timers,
33.000.000 acres or this land is still in
the hands of the government and sub
ject to entry.
A B Eammond recently arrived
in Portland from an absence- of sev
eral months in California, While there
he said in a newspaper interview that
- he had no plans for the present -for
an extension of the Corvallis & East
ern. Mr Hammond and family have
gone to New York.
The Twenty-five Hundred is the
name of a mine in the Cascades. Spea
king of it the Albany Herald says:
, -"Eight applications for policies in
the Twenty -five Hundred came in
from Corvalli3 yesterday, besides the
applications daily coming in here.
Benton county promises 530 members
by fall. -
John McCready and family left
Friday 1 for Western Washington,
where Mr McCready and suns all have
desirable positions. The departure of
Mr McCready leaves a vacancy In the
blacksmithing department at the car
liage factory, and the managment is
advertising for a man.
The sewer diggers are at work
on the Pernot-SttUtb-Heckart lateral.
Though but a limited number of men
lire at work the progress is rapH. On
Jefferson the lateral is 14 feet deep,
Tunneling is resorted to whenever the
depth is more than 11 feet.
A" party of six young men from
town visited Marys Peak Sunday.
They went by wheel at five o'clock
Saturday evening. They climbed the
peak the following morning and had a
fine view.They reached Corvallis on the
return at five o'clock Sunday evening.
Among the members of the party
were Arthur Belknap, Will John
son and Will Wicks.
The Marion county court has re
. fused to pay the claims of individuals
for pursuit of Tracy and Merrill in
. Marlon county. The court took the
View that the chase was for escaped
convicts and not for murders commit
ted at the prison, and that the state
should foot the bill. The aggregate
of the claims is $240. The cost of the
State Militia during the hunt was
about $750. The state will have to
EL Dixon formerly of Pnilomath ,
returned to Portland Monday, after a
brief business visit in Benton and Lin
coln. He moved to Portland last
April. He is at work at the carpen
ter s trade ana nas employment con
stantly. He was on a strike for five
days during the late labor troubles in
that city. His son has employment
at the wholesale establishment of F E
Beach & Company.
A party of Corva!liifces Is to leave
tomorrow or next day for the Blue
Mountains, Eastern Oregon. They go
to locate on. timberland, and will be
20 or 25 people in the party. They
are to be conducted by Harry Clod
felter, who during an absence of a
few weeks from which he returned
Friday, has become associated with
others in the timber land business.
Among others who are expected to go
on the trip are Mr and Mrs Wrage,
Miss Mae .Gerhard, and Miss Anna
Wheat 53. '
Born Monday to Captain and Mrs
O E Dentier, a daughter,
Two carloads of cement arrived
yesterday for use at the Fischer mill
Misses Eda and Sarah Jacobs left
yesterday for - a week's outing at
Newport. They will be guests at the
A Marion county chinaman has
contracted 15,000. pounds of this sea
sons hops to H B Cox of New York at
17 cents per pound.
Mrs Archibald Mclntyre returned
yesterday from a visit at Harrisburg.
She was accompanied by Mrs IJ L
The George Eglin residence prop
erty has been purchased by Mrs C C
Hartless. The price agreed upon ia
8850. The deed has not yet been ex
ecuted. S,H Adams arrived yesterday.
He ia the guest of his father In - law
N B Avery and after a visit of ten
days, will," with Mrs Adams return to
his home iu San Francisco.
A new postoffice has been estab
lished on the river road running from
Bruce to Junction City, The name of
the office is Brown. Miss Clara Hug
gins is postmistress. The mail is
While unloading wood In town -a
day or two ago, Ephraim Piatt, who
works for Bay Kickard, fell from his
wagon and sustained a dislocation of
the right elbow. The limb wae set by
Dr Farra. The iDjury is painful but
not necessarily serious.
lu the probate court, the petition
of J E Packer and DoraE Parker for
the adoption of Charles C Brown a
minor child has been granted. The
boy is seven years of age. His father
J Heary Brown died in 1898, and the
mother Hatiie A Brown is in the asy
lum for insane.
Frank Davey, representative elect
from Marion, well known in Corvallis,
Is mentioned as a candidate fot spea
ker of the ho use at the next legls
lative session. The Marion delegation
is said to be solid for him. He is a
widelyknown newspaper man, and is
admirably qualified for the speaker
ship. Lewi3 Oren, librarian at the col
lege has received notice of his selec
tion for a place in the railway mail
service,' The poeitisn waB secured as
a result of a civil service examination,
taken last year. Mr Oren will accept
and after the riBgade encampment at
Albany goes to Portland to assume
The mandate of the supreme
court in the caae of the city of Pnilo
math, appellant ond J W Iogle, re
spondent, has been received at the
county clerks office. It orders the
judgment of the lower court reversed,
and instructa the court to reverse the
decision in the justice court. The costs
in the supreme court are fixed in the
mandate at $78,40.
Workmen have completed the job
of putting a new covering of tin on
the south side of Hotel Corvallis. The
information is that the tin is to be
painted and sanded. It i3 related that
the - walla of the building
will be cemented. The old root
is being taken off and a new one of
tin is to be substituted. Workmen are
also engaged in replacing the old
window casings with new ones. j
Tarn Case has bought a barber '
shop in Salem, and he leaves- Moo
day to take charge, The shop ia lo
cated west across the street from the
Willamette, and is a three chair shop.
Mr Case has been in the tonsorial
business in Corvallis for many years,
and is an artist in his line. Many
friends here wish him success in his
A 10-year old boy named McCul-
lom, living in town had an experiance
with powder : Monday. . The thumb
and three fingers on one hand are so
burned that the pails will be lost
from one or two of them, and two
fingers on the right hand suffered
similar injury, The boy said that he
had some powder and a match in one
band when he fell in the college ditch
near Mis Den mans home. He thought
glass in the bottom part of the ditch
did the damage. The doctor in the
case thinks the Injury resulted from
an explosion of powder.
The county court has approved
bonds of the various justices of the!
peaceof the ouacy. Eaa jassica 1
gives bonds in the sum of $1,000.
Bonds haye been filed by the following :
J N Hogue, Alssa; J T Carpenter,
Monroe; W L Price, Kings Valley: E
Holgate.Corvallia; Charles I Hender
son, Blodgett; H Underhill. Summit:
M M Waliz, Dusty; A J Williams,
Philomath; T B Wliliamsou, Fair
mount.. The bonds of constables have
been approved as follows; J E Ban
ton, Alsea; E W Howard, Bell Foun
tain; J O Looney, Monroe. Each
constable gives a bond of $1,000.
New deeds filed for record are L
N Price and wife to Craven P Persin
ger, 137 acres, four miles west of
Monroe, $2,250; L N Price and wife to
C P Persinger, 42 acres near; Monroe,
$250; E J Price and husband to O P
Persinger, 363 acres near Monroe,
$6000: F D Moore and wife to O J
Biackledge, fractional acre on College
Hill, $1; O J Biackledge to F L Moore
fractional acre on College Hill $1
Maggie Herndon and husband to
George W Wood, 80 acre8 near Blodg
$1; Oliver C King and others to Geor
ge W Wood, 80 acres ' near Blodsett,
$280,; Wilson Scott and wife to U B
Church, oue half acre near Philomath
$50; Henry J Eulter and wife to J A
Govler, 94 acres near Wells, $900.
FOR HORSE STEALING
Is Only a Lad Warrant for His - Ar
rest and Officers After Him. ,
Mont Baker is wanted by Benton
county officers. He is only a boy.
Some say his age is 15, some, that
it is 17. A warrant charging him
with horse stealing was issued out
of Justice Holgate's court at noon
yesterdaj', and officers are now
searching for - him. When last
heard from, the boy is said to have
been in the vicinity of ,' Junction. It
is not believed that he can escape
The warrant was sworn out by
J D Winkle. It charges Baker
with the theft of a bay gelding,
valued at $30. The horse was
taken from the farm of Wiley
Winkle south of town during Sun
OLD TIMER HERE
Also an X-Ray Machine The Latter
Arriued from Chicago Yesterday.
There is an X-Ray machine in
town. It is the property of Dr
Holt, and arrived yesterday from
Chicago. Its frame is about five
feet long, three feet wide and as
many high. The parts had not
been put together when seen at the
depot yesterday noon. Other things
in sight that belonged to it were
two large glass wheels, perhaps
eighteen inches in diameter and a
quarter of an inch fhick. In two
or three days it will be in complete
working order in Dr Holt's office.
Henry Clay Riggs, an early resi
dent of Corvallis, was in town the
other day the first time in 36 years.
He resides now near Boise City
Idaho, and came to Corvallis to see
once more the scenes of his young
manhood. Thirty nine years ago
he kept a livery stable on the spot
where the brick now stands. Since
Mr Riggs left, two livery stables
have been destroyed by fire on the
VOTED AGAINST IT
Two Councilmen Did The Issuance
of a Liquor License.
There was division among the
councilmen Monday night about
granting a liquor license. Only
five were present, and on the 'first
ballot two voted for, and one against
the proposed license. Council
man Allen insisted that the mayor
should require all councilmen to
vote. A rule of the council, de
claring it to be the duty of every
councilmen to vote on all questions
in which he has no personal in
terest was read.
The mayor called upon all memb
ers to vote and then the roll was
called. Councilman Allen whose
name heads the roll, led off against
the license with a "nay." When
Councilman Crees' name was reach
ed, he followed suit with another
"nay." The other councilmen
present were, Hodes, gHenkle and
Wilbanks, and each voted, "aye."
The license was six months, and
was that of Wiley & Zeis. It was
IS A BIG ONE
Makes a Thousand Pounds of Batter at
a Time New Churn at the
The biggest churn in this section
of country will be in operation in a
few days at the Kaupisch creamery.
Its capacity at a single churning
is 1,000 pounds of butter. It will
hold at one time 600 gallons of
cream. Its weight, empty is 3,000
pounds. Filled with cream the
the weight would be nearly
8,000, and revolving rapidly in the
air while the churning process is on
it will represent immense force.
The new churn has been added
to the plant because of the great in
crease in the business. With the
300 gallon churn on hand, two or
three churnings a day are essential
making both unnecessary labor and
unnecessary expense. The daily
butter output of the establishment
is 1,000 pounds. The price of
butter fat at the present time is
The Kaupisch creamery now
gets cream from beyond Harrisburg
Within the past few days Herman
Kaupisch has established a new
route in that vicinity, connecting
with the Halsey route, the latter of
which has been supplying milk to
tae creamery tor some time past.
It is expected that the new , route
will yield 150 gallons of cream per
A good blacksmith.
at tlie Corvallis
factory work. Apply
Buy your harvesting outfits" at Nolan
& Callahan's Complete line.
S. L. Kline
Agent for Osborne farm machinery,
ample mowers and binders at factory
prices for 15 days.
A girl for general housework. Call or
address Mrs Florence Mulkey, one block
west of court house.
IMMIGRATION MEN COMING
To Corvallis to see Business Men
and others About Settling Benton
A special train is to visit Corval
lis next Friday with railroad men
interested in getting Easternp eopleto
settle in Benton. The chief man will
be Mr. Coleman, general passenger
and freight agent of the Southern
Pacific. With him will be G B Mc
Kinney, general immigration agent
of the Harriman line. In the party
also will be a number of McKin
ney's assistants, ,
The party wants to meet Corval
lis business men, the Corvallis may
or,, members of the council, the Cit
izens' L,eague and all others who
desire to promote settlement of Ben
ton. Local Agent Farmer has been in
structed to notify all concerned, and
to say that as the stop of the party
will be but brief, that it is desired
to meet the Corvallisites promptly
after the arrival of the train, due
notice of the exact hour for which,
will be wired later.
FOR THE REFORM SCHOOL
Corvallis Boy to go There He is but
Eleven Years of Age.
It is understood to be practically
settled that John Feirstein, son of
Mr and Mrs Joe Feirstein of Cor
vallis, will be sent to the state re
form school in the course of a few
days. A charge of petit larceny
has been lodged' against him, and
he has admitted a . portion of the
facts alleged. The matter-, was
brought before Justice Holgate's
court Monday afternoon. J H Wil
son appeared as deputy district at
torney to represent the state. The
boy was taken into custody, but
after due consideration it was . de
termined to postpone action until
the arrival of County Judge Wat
ters, who is attending the sessions
of the grand lodge of A O U W in
It is believed by Justice Holgate
that justices are without authority
to commit boys to the reform school
an act of 1893 apparently vesting
such anthority only in the circuit
or county judges.
County Judge Watters is ex
pected home Friday. The boy is
only eleven years of age. His par
ents are interested in having him
sent to the reform school.
Shingles and all kinds of dimension
lumber on hand at the Benton. County
As the 32nd year of my business career has closed, I will cele
brate the event with my customers by givmg each and every 'one a
genuine bargain. TTe will inaugurate an anniversary sale that will
bring the people oi Corvallis and vininity to our store.
$ 25 Dress goods at $ 21
5o dress goods at 39
75 dress goods at b2
1 00 dress goods at 78
1 5o dress goods at. 1 2o
$ 5oc ehirt waists at ....$ 38
75c Ehirt waists at 62
1 00 sbirt waists at 78
1 5o shirt waists at 1 2o
we nave some odd ends that go
at 5oc each
$ 25c table linen at $ 21
5oc table linen at .. 41
75c table linen at 62
1 00 table linen at " 79
Our linen napkins are also in-eluded
Every article in the store reduced- This sale
will close on Saturday July 20, 1902. Besure and
get your share of the bargains.
$3 00 Shop the '!
outsole and itieole with a mixture of ground cork and rubber, wbic3
acts as a cu-bion f.r the wearer's foot, keeps out moisture and pre
vents eq ualling. Always $3.oo, never leBB. Better than Bom
Shoes at 3 5o. , .
$3.5o Sheep, made from White's Crown Calf, wears better, keeps lit,
polish better, in fact, the best Shoe made in the world for the price
A" few reasons only why you should wear Topround $3.5o Shoes.
FIRST Only very best upper leather Used.
SECOND Ouly heaviest sole leather used.
THIUD Only solid leather lifts for heels.
FO'rRTH Only fart-color hooks and eyelets.- Never wear braeey.
FIFiH Only best of lining and trimmings. ',
SIXTH Only best of sole-leather counters.
SEVENTH Only skilled labor employed. Every pair is fitted
with silk, and all have wide leather bace stays, which prevent
breaking over the counter. Sold only by
F. L. MILLER'S Corvallis, Or.
mben you see it in eisr ad, it's sc.
Tie Benton County Lumber Co
im ana uressea
-Shingles, tatb and Posts
A Square Deal for Everybody
Yards near Southern Pacific Depot, Corvallis, Oregon.
a few articles to
we are doing
2o yds brown 'muslin,. ..$1 00
2o " of good calico.... 1 00
2o " of outing flannel 1 00
lo " of good bleached muslin 1 00
All other goods greatly reduced
$1 5o boys suits at $1 3o
2 co boys suits at 1 7o
2 5o boys fruits at.,,..... 2 15
3 co boys tuits at 2 5o
3 5o fcoys suits at 2 9o
These suite are ot the .banner
Brend make of Chicago
Special cn Groceries
1 can fardities 5c
1 brx 3 B BlackiDg 4c
1 dz clothes pSdp .....lo
1 21b can perk & beans 15c
J can deviled ham 5c
1 bottle Carters Ink 4c
Ttte Hegnlator nf Low Prices
Shoe for men ia filled betweeu th
and Dealers in
$ 7 00 mens suits at.... .$ 5 9J
8 00 mens suits at . 6 8)
lo 00 mens suits at.... - 8 5(
12 00 mens suits at. lo 2t
15 00 mens suits at 12 75
These suits are of the Hart Sch
affner & Marx make
Boys & Mens Sweaters;
$ 5oc sweaters at $
1 00 sweaters at.........
1 5o sweaters at..
2 00 sweaters at... :
2 5o sweaters at i
In plain and fancy colors
Special on Groceries
1 can corned beef ..loo
1 lb washing powder 4&
8 lbs Lion coffee .$1 00
8 lbs Arbuckles 1 oa
12 lb box crackers.. ..7oc-
6 bars Savon soap 25cs