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About The Corvallis times. (Corvallis, Or.) 1888-1909 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 6, 1902)
Bide a Eambler.
New wheat 53. - - .
E E Bryson spent a few days in
Sal am this week.
M Gleason and family left Friday
for the Independence hop-yards.
Harold Woodcock arrived Thurs
day after an absence of two weeks .
. Mr ana te .TJI Porter and son
are Portlanti vLors. They left Thurs-"
The Thorns Cooper thresher
wound up operaiijus for the season
Mrs Wrage is home from a two
weeks sojourn with friends in and
.Mies Mary Danneman returned
Thursdav from Clem, after a two
weeks visit with hei father.
Miss Lulu Spaneler is to leave
today for Weston, Her friends gave
her a surprise party last night.
B P Burnett leaves tomorrow to
resume his work in the Census depart
ment at Washington D C. He goes
over the Union Pacific.
M E Church: Preaching at 11
m and 7: 30. Epworth League at 6:30
p m. A cordial welcome to strangers
also, Frank L Moore. Pastor.
October 11th has been set as the
date for consideration in the probate
court of the floal estate of Thomas
Eglin. Also for the estate of Deborah
W E Yates has been appointed
administrator of the estate of Charles
Herron. who died in 1899. He has
given bond for $800, with Joseph
Yates as surety.
Corvallis David Otto Herse Is the
name of a new arrival in Corvallis. He
appeared Thursday afternoon at the
home of Mr and Mrs Otto F L Herse,
Weight eight pounds.
The fire department is to meet
this evening for the annual election of
officers, and the transaction of other
business. The meeting is to occur at
7 :30 at Firemans Hall.
O J Blackledge and D M Smith
came home Wednesday from a trip
up the Santiam. During their absen
ce they invested in a quantity of tim
ber land near the C & E railcoad.
E E Bryson has been appointed
guardian ad litem to EIsi May Fisher
and Leland W Fisher and a hearing
for the sale of real property is to be
held in the probate court today.
Mrs Elgin, Mrs Morrison, Misses
Mildred and Ethel Linvllle. Florence
Wicks Sophia and Mary Elgin formed
a jolly party of hop pickers that left
for Independence yesterday. They
- expec; to be absent several "Weeks.
On the street yesterday, Sol King
exhibited Yellow Dent corn grown near
the hop yard across the riv er, which
measured 10 feet 10 inches in length,
Of the corn, which be has grown for
stock feed, Mr King has six acres.
Mr and Mrs Kaupish of Corvallis,
and Mr and Mrs Coopey of Portland
left yesterday by private conveyance
for Newport for an outing. They are
to spend a few days at Elk City,
B F Totten. a farmer who resides
near Oak Ridge church, was seriously
injured Monday. He was on a loaded
bundle wagon. He slipped off in front
and fell under 'the wagon, both
wheels passing over him, crushing the
leg at the ankle, dislocating the knee,
breaking a rib and Injuring his arm.
George F Eglln and family left at
six o.clock Thursday evening for a
trip through southern and eastern
Oregon, They are to be absent six
weeks or two months, and during the
trip will visit Ashland, Klamath Falls,
Prineville, Tbe Dalles and many
other towns. They travel by private
' conveyance, -
Mies Pearl Hotchkiss left yester
day for Buena Vista.
Mrs N B Avery U attending the
Elks Carnival at Portland,
. Victor Moses returned MoDday
from a visit in Southern Oregon.
K L Taylor was a passenger on
Wednesday's Portland bound train.
Preaching at Corvallis M E Church
south next Sunday 7;30 p m, '
Mrs Clarence Chlpman left Wed
nesday for a visit to Portland relaT
J H Harris arrived Saturday
from California, much improved in
Mrs F L Moo're and children re
turned Wednesday from a five week's
stay at Nawp 3d.
Minerva Kiger, the little daugh
ter or B C Kiger who has been ill for
four weeks, is improving.
Mr and Mrs James Stewart of
Morrow arrived Friday for a visit at
the home of Mack Hemphill.
Mrs Pundereon Avery returned
Wednesday from a three week's visit
to her son at Bingham Springs.
Judge Bean and son passed
through town Thursday enroute home
from a nshiog trip at Elk City.
A case of smallpox is reported
in the Spauldlog logging camp on
the beau waters of the Luckiamute
Mr and Mrs Hugh Cleek are to
leave about October let, to reside on
their farm near Plain view.
Mrs A J Goodman of Independ
ence wa3 in the city Tuesday making
arrangements for her son to enter
Mrs J A French and children ar
rived yesterday for a visit . with her
parents Mr and Mrs J B Irvine, Mrs
French resides at Enterprise.
Dave Irvin, of Salem came up .to
Corvallis this week on a brief visit to
old time friends and to look -after
There will be services at the Pres
byterlan church next Sunday. Morn
ing sermon, "Unconscious Influence,'
Miss Kate Tledeman was a pas
senger for, Portland Thursday, where
she will be the guest of relatives for
Threshing in Kings Valley has
been completed. A letter from there
says the grain yield in tha valley is
smaller than usual.
THEY FOUGHT FLAMES
It is announced that P Frank &
8oo willjretire from business, having
sold out their racket store in Eugene,
The new purchasers are to take char
ge of the store January 1st. This firm
at one time conducted a racket store
in Corvallis. At Eugene It Is said
that they built up an immense busi
hese and prospered beyond their high
'r Mrs Walton, wife of one of - the
meain the sewer work, in ill with dip
theria at her home in the Kelly house,
next door to the Congregational
church. For a time her condition was
very serious, but Monday afternoon
the anti-toxine treatment was applied
with marked- success, and yesterday
afternoon the patient was believed to
be well along tbe road to recovery.
Mahala K Bohannon has filed her
first semi-annual account es executrix
of the estate of W E Bohannon de
ceased, The real property is valued
at $7,800; personal $1,487 ; total 89,
287. The executrix has been author
ized ta pay all claims in full. The
widow was granted an , allowance of
8300 per, year for expenses. A little
over one thousand dollars was real
ized from a sale of personal property
in tbe estate. October 9th has been
set as the date for final settlement.
Late information Is to the effect
that the injured eye of the little
daughter of William Gellatly can be
saved. The accident happened last
week, while the Injured girl and her
sister dug potatoes, The 6ister hand
led the hoe while the little one picked
up tha potatoes. A blow from the hoe
struck tbe latter in the eye, passing
through the upper lid, and injuring
the eye ball. The child was sent at
once to Salem for treatment by, a
United Evangelical" Church. HA
Deck the pastor will preach next
Sunday morning and evening, " Servi
ces at Mt View at 2.30 p m.
Miss Kate Gerhard returned
Tuesday from Fairhaven Washington
where she has been visiting her bro
ther George for three months.
The Columbia Annual Conference
M E Church, south will be held at
Corvallis beginning Sept. 12 Bishop
W W Duncan preaching.
Professor Margaret Snell arrived
home Wednesday from California
various parts of whicb state she has
been visiting during a month past.
-Professor J B Horner and, family
returned Tuesday from their vacation
and are busily engaged preparing
Cauthorn Hall for the reception of
-J M Martindale Superintendent
of the Albany public schools has been
elected to the presidency of the Wes
ton Normal school. His salary is to
After two and a half day,s work.
picking was completed in tbe Camp
bell hop yard Wednesday noon. Eigh
ty pickers were employed and the
yield was eighty boxes In excess of
last year's crop.
Professor John F Fulton and
wife expect to leave next , week'for
Boston, where Mr Fulton will- take
special work for ai year at Harvard
University .During Mr Fulton'sabsence
his chair at O A O will be filled by
Professor Gibbs of Cornell University,
Arthur Stimpson passed through
Corvallis Wednesday on his way to
Newport for a month's sojourn. ;Mr
Stimpson is in the U S mail service
and during the summer has been on
the Portland-Astoria route.
Miss Anna Denman has accept
ed a position- In the public schools at
Union Oregon, and left Friday to as
sume her duties. Her private school,
in this city has been closed for thisl
The 4th quarterly conference for
Corvallis charge M E Church south,
will be held iiext Saturday and Sun
day at McFarland Chapel, Preaching
Saturday 2 p m by Rev. E L Fitch P
E followed by quarterly conference
and Sunday 11 a m followed by the
"How d'ye dew, Minerva; come
In ; hope you're well: hev -ye heard
how Biilv Jenkins is today," said Me
lissa Jane as she met her visitor at
the door. "Billy Jenkens; why land
sakes, Melissa Jane, I didn't know he
was sick; what alls the child?" "Law
me Minerva, Billy' s awful sick; he's
got mendicltls." ;,
. A lively industry is now on In
Cascara bark. This Is the season for
delivery and one local firm is receiv
ing 3,000 to 6,000 pounds per day and
so far has shipped out of Corvallis
and other points, seven carloads. The
same firm has on hand three carloads,
and other local establishments are
also doing a land office . business in
the same trade. - ,
THE EXPERTS REPORT
Books of County Officials all Right and
Their ..Trusts Faithfully Kept.
The report of Expert Gibson,
submitted at Wednesday's session
of the county court, makes a satis-
In a Stubble Field in Shu ther a Benton
Farmers Fire Department.
Out in a field on John Whitaker's
farm, things wefe exceedingly in
teresting for a time Wednesday.
There was a fight and a very hot
fight at that with fire, and for a
time it was a question of whether
or not the sturdy farmers fighting
it, or the fire would get the upper
The fife started while Peter
Rickard's threshing outfit was en
route through the Whitaker place
to John Winkle's. Fire was
discovered by the men after the en
gine had passed through. As soon
however, as they saw it, the men
realized the danger of the situation
to adjoining fields of grain, to fen
ces of neighbors and piles of thresh
ed grain in the field in which the
flames were raging.
It was in Whitaker's vetch
stubble that the fire broke out.
As soon as it was discovered the
alarm was given by the engine
whistle. The threshing crew hur
ried back to fight the flames, and
farmers of the neighborhood also
appeared. A stiff wind was blow
ing, and it fanned the heat into
roaring flames. Plows were brought
and several furrows were hastily
run around the threshed grain.
The threshing engine and water
wagon were also brought to the
scene and the ground around was
thoroughly wetted with the result
that the grain escaped. The water
wagons moved to and from the
source of water supply with the
horses in a dead run. The efforts
of the farmers and threshing crew
were desperate. The contest lasted
for four hours.
Of the stubble about 40 acres
was burned off, and a considerable
section of fence was destroyed be
fore the improvised fire department
obtained the mastery- The field
! was one on w hich a very fine crop
of vetch was grow this season, and
which was recently the subject of
mention m the Times. The fire
is supposed to have had its origin in
a spark from the engine. A fea
ture of the loss is that the flames
factory showing of the accounts of I have probably destroyed all the
clerk, sheriff and recorder- for the
past two years. In the case of the
clerk, $13.48 was fouud to be due,
but to offset it, ex-Clerk Watters
naa on nana in mscasn box is 14
that he could not account for, . or
50 cents more than the-" expert
claimed as due the county. In the
case of the sheriff, the expert claim
ed that Mr Burnett has over paid
the county $ 1 1.64. As to . the re
corder, Mr Gibson submits that
work has been done for which the
county is entitled to fees of $8.2
more than was turned over. .
The report shows that the clerk
collected in fees for 'the past two
years, Si, 440.75, in redeemed pro
perty from tax sales, $2,005.91; for
other work done, 552 r 1 5: total
$3,467.81: turned into the treasury
$3,454-33. balance due,. $13.38
The expert repotts thatthe balance
has been paid. ;
As to the sheriff, the report finds
that officer collected on 1900 tax
roll, $67,636.42; 1901 tax roll.
$57.346-6i; sale under 1901 law,
$I99.i3; total for two years, $125,-
207-92. Tu ned into the treas
ury. 125,219.50: over paid coun
As to the recorder, the report show
tees collected and turned into the
treasurer for two years were. $1,
851.90. It also says the expert
finds that wo ?k done in the office
to which the county is entitled to
fees aggregates! $8.2.s, a pait of
whichiis chaged on reception re
cord and part is not, "The balance
has been paid.
The report concludes: "I find
that the records and accounts of
all the officers have been kept in
excellent manner, which has ma
terially shortened the labor of ex
amining the same."
The expert is still at work on the
treasurer s account and is to ex
amine the accounts of the school
shelled vetch left on the field in the
process of harvesting, and which
was depended on to seed the field
for another crop.
A Boy's Wild Bide for Life.
With family , around expecting
him to die, and a son riding for life
1 milep, to get Dr. King's New
Discovery for Consumption, Cougbs
and Colds, W H BrowD, of Lees
ville, Ind., endured death's agonies
from asthma, but this wonderful
medicine gave instant relief and
Boon cured him. He writes: "I
now sleep soundly every night.'
Like marvelous cures of Consump-
tiob, Pneumonia, Bronchitis,
(Joughs, Colds and Grip proves its
matchless merit for all Throat and
Lung troubles. Guaranteed bottles
50c and $1.00. Trial .bottles free at
Graham & Wortham's drug store.
For a bad taste in the mouth take
Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver
Tablets. For eale by Graham &
ONLY EIGHT YEARS
Litile Boys Death It Resulted From a
. Fall While at Play
A sorrow-stricken family awaited
the departuae of the westbound
train at the C & E depot Wednes
day. The inscription on the out
side of a small casket box which
rested on the hand trucks told the
brief story of their grief. Within
were the remains of Willie E Bev
ens, aged eight years, whose death
occurred in Portland on Tuesday,
the 5th inst. A short time ago
Mrs C P Bevens of Elk City, went
to Portland to visit her sister, Mrs
R. Howaker, accompanied by three
children. Ten days ago, her little
son, while playing with a compan
ion, fell upon the wheel of a boy's
express wagon, receiving internal
injuries- The little one's condition
soon became alarming, and ' the
father sent for. . Though every at
tention was given the child, his
injuries proved, ratal. Death was
caused from internal hemorrhage.
Mrs Howaker accompanied the
family to their home, where in
terment of the remains was to have
Strayed or Stolen
Eeight head of cattle: One large wide
horn whitest years old, milk cow with
bell on ; one white 3 year old white milk
cow; one black 3-ycar milk cow with
bell;, one black steer calf; one roan steer
calf; tone white and red specklek heifer
calf; one roan bull; one red 2-year old
heifer. All branded "V" on right hip.
Crop and nnder bit in right ear. A suit
able reward for the recoverv of same.
Mrs N. H. Vineyard.
Notice is hereby given that about the
1st day of August last, a three year old
gelding, 16 hands high weighing ' about
1250, being a mouse colored brown with
a star in the forehead left the Vineyard
pasture about four miles N W from Cor
vallis. Reasanable reward will be paid
for the return of said colt or information
as to its whereabouts.
Spencer Bicknuj,, Owner,
For Sale "
One six year old mare and one horse
at reasonable price. Enquire of
, A F Hershner.
, To Let.
Fifty good Ewes.
L N Edwards,
Dusty Ore, ,
Colbert & Gregory Manfy. Co.
Sash, doors, moldings, furniture and
eneral finished lumber.
South Main St, Corvallis Ore.
AH UP TO DATE
At: $1.50, $2.00, $2.50,
$3.00, $3.50, $4.00, $4.50,
$5.00. Made from fine
black mercerized goods
and of proper style an d fit.
To be had only at
emulator of Low Prici
at One-Half Price,
We are making a Clea
Lawns,. Swisses, Chall:?
We have them in colors at 25, 35, 50, 75c end $1 .co up to $2.
white waists from 50c to $2.
Remnants in all color and materials,
ance Sale of Remnants of Calicos, Percales,
Dimities, Shirtings, Muslins, etc.
20 per cent reduction on all Dimities, Challies and I,awns.
We carry a full line of W. B. Corsets Girdles, Summer weigS
and Straight Fronts, 50c to $ 1.50
Indies' 2-clasp Suide Lisle Gloves in black, greys and white, 500
F. L. MILLER'S Corvallis, Or.
-. Phone 191.
iUbcn ycu sec it in our ad, it's so.
Strictly Up to Date!
J. D. Mann & Co are receiving
Car Load Lots ol Furnitun
For fall trade, and are now able
show a fine line ot
ets ana Stoves
assortment and best bar
gains ever offered.
Sept 15th to 2oth
You are invited to. attend and
see the greatest industrial exposi
tion and livestock show ever held
on the Pacific Coast. Good racing
every afternoon. Camp groul
free. Come and bring your fam
ies, For any information, write
M. D. Wisdom, Sec'y,
Dr. Price's Cream Baking PowfieS
4warde uold Meda Midwinter Fa.'r. &n Francisco. J
Bears tie Tha Kind You Have Always Bougtf
Notice to Creditors.
Notice is herebv riven that the under
signed has been duly appointed by tha
county court of Benton county, Oregon,
as the administratrix of the estate of Jer
emiah H. Mason, deceased. All persons
having claims against the said t state are
hereby required to present tlse
same, duly verified as by law
required within six months from
the date of this notice, the same to
be presented to the undersigned or to W,
S. McFadden at C rvallis, Oregon.
ELIZABETH C. MASON,
Administratrix of the estate of Jerc.tilaU
H. Mason, deceased.
Dated Sept. 2, WO2.
For Infants and Children.
Ilia Kind You Have Always Boagt