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BY B. F. IRVINE.
Official Paper of Benton Uountr
BTAXXIS, OKEGON DEC. 87, 1902.
; THEIR CELEBRATION Jt
""5SVoOImen of the World Have Com
pleted Arrangements The
. . 1 - ' - Prizes. .
The general committee has about
Incompleted . arrangements for the
rand celebration to be given . next
Tuesday by the Woodmen of the
World in Benton county. The
- Tsroeramme and list of prizes tells
the story of the features to be pre
1 T1 fMlARTO
io:-o Music by the Bellefoun
tain W. O. W. Band.
- - Following contests open to Ben
ton county W. O. W. and to begin
Chotjoiner contest, prize, axe. 2nd
: . prize, hatchet. -
Sawing contest, 22 inch log, med
als for winners. "
' Pillow fight, prize, - decorated
Box making contest, for Circle,
.. : prize, Circle pin. -
Three-legged race, prize neck
; scarf, '
-: Putting pig skin, prize, Wood
- '" Eee contest; for boys between
1 12 and 17, prize, sweater.
Tug of war, -prize, elegant photo
- graph of winningteam for winning
Camp, . ' - -
All the foreeoine contests will
take place on Main street if weath
er will permit, otherwise in the
"" i to i:w p. m. Band concert at
Occidental Hotel, W, O, W. band.
1:30 p m Parade forms atW.
O. W. hall in the following order:
Flag & W, O. W. band of Belle-
fountain Camp, Col. H. L Day
atirl ctaff in pnnfmatid 2nd regiment
in uniform. "Philomath Camp W O
W. Bellefountain Camp W O W,
Monroe Camp WOW, Corvallis
Camp WO W, and all visiting
ITeierhbors. " Parade will ma ich to
2,15 p. m. A grand exhibition
-gams of footbail will be played by
.teams from Bellefountain and Phi
lomath Camps W O W; admission
to game free. Prize, elegant pho
tograph of winntng team for Camp.
... 7:30 p. m. Initiation of all can
didates and contest drill - at Opera
House, prize for winning team,
At nieht visitine members of
Circle will meet at W. O. W.
hall. ... -
"The following prizes have, been
offered by the General Committee:
First To the individual neigh
bor securing the largest number of
. beneficial applications during the
campaign, a beautiful gold badge.
Second To the individual se
curing the second largest number,
a gold Woodman pin. -
Third To the team putting
on' the best initiatory work on the
; ment 01 uecemDer 30m, a suver
loving cup. .'
- Fourth To the Camp making
the largest per cent gain, an Am
erican flag. . "
Master of ceremonies for the day,
Neighbor E. R. Lake of Mary's
Scalps are Hard to Get They . Come
- High, but We Must Have Them.
RESOLVED AGAINST IT
Proposed Half Million Lewis and Clark
Appropriation by State.
Bellfountain Grange of Benton
County has unanimously adopted
resolutions opposing the half mil
lion appropriation by;the state legis
lature for the 1905 fair unless - said
appropriation be attending by the
enactment of a law provided for a
more equitable system of taxation.
The resolution in full is as follows;
; Whereas the members - of this
grange have been . reliably infor
med that the real estate of ; Oregon
pays at least 81 per cent of the taxes
leaving but 19 per cent against all
other properties, and whereas it
is now proposed to appropriate by
this state a large sum for" an . ex
position in 1905 at Portland Oregon.
Resolved that in consideration of
the above mentioned discriminatian
against farmers and in favor of cor
porations and owners of other prop
erties. We the members of thisgran
ge are unaltonerably opposed tothe af
fore said appropriation until a just"
law equalizing taxation in the state
ot Oregon, the same being satis
factory to the state legislatuae com.
of our state grange, shall have been
formulated and passed by our leg
islature, and we hereby notify our,
and all, members of our legislature
" to stand firmily . by us in this just
cause. ." -
Adopted unanimously Dect. 2CLi 902
David Perm G. R. Hall Com.
M E Tharp Sec -
The tradesmen of town are not
likely to consider the killing of a
coyote a circumstance of any great
importance. It does not affect
their.; business sufficiently to - at
tract their attention. They know
that coyotes kill sheep when they
have an opportunity, but assume
that the sheep men will devise
means to protect their flocks, so
that the matter of one or two coy
otes more or less, , gives them little
concern. With the farmers and
stock man, who have sheep, it is a
widely different story. A coyote
may come into a neighborhood and
destroy hundreds of dollars' worth
of sheep in a night or two. By the
sheep men of that community the
death of the animal would natur
ally be regarded with much sat
isfaction. - "
In pursuance of what is expected
of them by the business men of
town, they endeavor 7 to protect
their flocks by offering a bounty
for coyote scalps. The amount of
this bounty in Benton " county is
about $40 per scalp, the portion
paid by the state being $2. A levy
of one- mill for the payment of the
coyote scalp bounties is levied as a
special tax. The balance of the
bounty is subscribed by sheep men.
This bounty is sufficient to in
duce persons having the skill - and
equipment to spend ' much' time in
hunting and trapping for coyotes
Oscar Deatley has during each
winter, the past four years,' hunt
ed the pests in the foothills adjacent
the Coast range m Benton county,
The usual method of hunting is to
place hounds on the track of a coy
ore, wmcn is uiceiy to run in a cir
cle of uncertain extent when pur
sued. In a short time the expef
lencea nunter is able to make some
calculation as to where he is likely
to obtain a shot and proceeds thith
er. Frequently the coyote makes a
stand at some point favorable for de
fense and during the time he is at
bay the hunter may be able to come
within gunshot range. At other
times the' coyote chooses- to leave
the neighborhood " entirely when
pursued. For the most part he
runs in open ground, seeming to
prefer to see what his enemies are
doing and depending on his craft
to outwit them. ; ,
In the early part of the ' month
Mr Deatley andJFrank McGee learn
ed that two sheep had been killed
near the Jerry Lilly place, and they
at once put the hounds on the track
of the coyote that had done the
mischief. In a short time the ani
mal was started from his bed in the
Logsdon hollow. He came to bay
near the Lilly fan - after a long
run. iere he lought the dogs un
til he saw the hunters coming in the
distance. He broke away again
and ran to Mary's river, where he
made a stand on some drift in the
stream. At this point he defied
both the dogs and " hunters, but it
was a fatal conclusion. 1 When the
latter came up the : animal was
speedily dispatched by a bullet
from Deatley's eun. ' ,
On Tuesday the 16th Mr - Deatley
started his dogs on the Witham
hill and they followed a trail for
two hours, finally starting the coy
ote from his bed in the ; Jones can
yon. The animal did not adopt the
usual tactics. Instead, he ran over
the Cardwell hill to Lilly's across
the Jackson places, and at length
crossed into Kings Valley. From
there he ran eastward to Savage
creek, north to Calloways, and
thence to the Willamette river,
below Albany, where all trace of
him, and the dogs was lost. Two
dogs returned to Marys river on the
.following Thursday,. and; one did
not come until- Monday, A few
days ago Mr Hawley and Ed Wil
liams came down from Dusty and
made a run west of Corvallis. They
started a coyote on the Kline "place
in the forenoon, The dogs followed
the animal, all through the foot
hills until 8 o'clock in the evening,
and it is thought they " brought
the coyote to bay at that time, but
the hunt had been abandoned. Dur
ing the day the coyote was obser
ved by the hunters, but wire fences
prevented thenjJrom taking advan
ON CHIRSTMAS DAT.
How it was Spent in Corvallis Exer
cises at the Churches. .
Notice to Creditors. - . -
Notice is hereby given that the under
signed has been - duly . appointed ad-,
miuistrator of the estate of Una Nue
gass, deceased , by the County Court of
the State of Oregon, - for Benton county
and that Leters -Testamentary therin
have been issued to'" him. All persons,
having claims against said estate are no
tified to present the same verified as by
law required to me at the office of W S
McPadden, 1st Nat'l Bank Building, in
City of Corvallis said County within six
months from this date,
- M. Jacobs, n
Administrator of the estate of Iina
' - For Sale.
Milk cow also several stock cows for
sale. One good plow horse to let to good
party for feed. ..
; - Organ & Carriage Factory, i
Christmas was a very quiet day
in town. During the forenoon,
most 01 the business - houses were
open, and a few people were on
hand to make delayed holiday pur
chases. At noon however, all pla
cesclosed andso remained for the rest
of the day. Throughout the after
noon, the streets were deserted save
for the presence of the knot that
tarried at the postoffice an hour er
two after arrival of the mails. It
is supposed that in every house
hold there was a feast, a family
gathering, and a flow of Christmas
. Most of the churches observed
the occasion with Christmas trees
and exercises by the little folks
Wednesday evening. At the Pres
byterian church there was a most
interesting gathering of this charac
ter. There were" two Christmas
trees, well laden with" -presents.
There was falling snow effect, and
exercises in pantomine, all"presen-
ted with felicitous results. There
recitations and songs by little boys
and girls, singly and m groups, all
telling of St Nicholas andthe Christ
mas time. Above all, there were
scores of happy faces, flushed with
the excitement of the occasion and
brilliant with smiles of glad an
ticipation, all waiting with eager
ness for the distribution ofpresents.
Their happiness, here, as in all the
churches,communicated itself to the!
older folk "and for once in the year
all gathered around were young
again, parent and child alike elo
quent in tneir demeanor, with joy
of the occasion. , "
A feature of the exercise was the
first appearance of a juve
nile orchestra, composed of the pu
pils of Ruthyn Turney The in
strumentation was, Max -Miller-aged
1 1, and Verna Kerker. - aged
15, first violins; Harry Kerker, aged
17, second violin; Bu it Yates cornet
Ruthyn Turney, double bass: and
Mrs F L filler, organ."" Several
selections were played, some of them
quite difficult, were rendered , in a
manner most creditable to the
young folks and to the : audience.
At the Christian church there
was a single tree, with decorations
of ivy, fir boughs, festooned and
otherwise. There was an interes
ting programme comprising recita
tions and songs by the little folks.
Among other features was one HJ-f,
wnicn naroid Humbert recited the
well known story of Little Jacky
Horner, after which a huge 'pie,
the size of a washtub - was dis
played. Then a fairy entered, and
from the pie began the distribution
of presents, for the little folks, con
sisting of bags of candies and nuts.
The rendition of the programme
was followed by the distribution of
presents, and the march homeward I
amid the beating of new drums, the
blowing of horns and the happy
raugnter 01 lime ones.
At the Methodist church " there
were profuse decorations of red and
green. Instead of the Christmas
tree, there was a cave, in front of
which was a miniature ' forest. - A
few presents were hung iu the trees
of the forest, .but in the mam they
were stored in the cave. There
was the usual programme, with
many : excellent numbers both in
song and recitation. A feature was
the presentation of a handsome
clock to A. K. Milner ; who has for
several years been superintendent
of the Sunday School. . ' ',
At the Baptist, United Evangel
ical and Congregational churches
there were Christmas trees laden
wite presents, appropriate exercises
of highly interesting character and
many young and old folks in attendance.
v The Monroe Doctrine."
They wua after "Venezuela, Phoebe Jane,
Wuz a'goin' to filagree her, Phoebe Jane
And" the Lion's tail was lashin',
And the kaiser's teeth was gnashin' -In
a pyrotechnic passion ;;. " .
Fur- to chaw the greasers up,
.-. Phoebe Jane, ".
And the war - ships came a-tearin'
With their admirals a-swearin' Phoebe
And the bugles was a-tootin
And the officers salutin'
And a-actia' bifalutin
Though they done but little shootin -
When the show down came
Phoebe Jane. -
Fur a shadow flitted o'er 'em. Phoebe
Uncle Sammy riz before - 'em, . Phoebe
And his weather eye was gazin'
At the rumpus they wuz raisin' .:
And his other one was blazin'
TTT With "" accunvulatin' , wrath
Then the kaiser quit a'chewin Phoebe
And the Lion went to'looin' Phoebe Jaae;
"And the bugles quit a.tcotin'
And the gunners quit a-ehootin' .
And the outfit went to rootin'-
Fpr a soft place to light, Phoebe
. Jane,- '..
So the little greaser nation , Phoebe Jane
Gets a turn at arbitration, Phoebe Jane,
And the Lion is a looin' ; :
And the kaiser is a'cooin'
And all Europe is a wooin'
And a-8uin'- and a-njewin'
For Uncle ' - Sammy's love Phoebe
Oh, this doctrine . of Mtnroe, Phoebe
That's the mark wa make 'em toe
W hen they come with bugles tootin'.
And with didoes hifalutin, "
Then we send 'em home a-scootin,
With this doctrine of Monroe,
- v. '
Get Them Now
Big Green Olives in bulk, Fresh mince
meat in packages and Heinz sweet pic
les at Zierolf's. . -- "
TW Mc-Gowan, Jr, establirhed 1857
commission merchant, hop, and general
merchandise, 36 & 38 Whitehall street.
JMew York. .Liberal advance made on
all ' consignments, - Highest market
prices obtained and quick returns. Ref
erences: ' R G ...Dunn's Mercantile
Agency, New "York; ; Bradstreets Mer
cantile Agency, New York; Bank of
America, New York, -;.
Will cure rheumatism. If you ' have
rheumatism in any of its many forms
no matter how long standing, call and
and see me at my office on south Main
street. I will guarantee to cure any ease
of rheumatism, in from lo to 60 days.
I have in my office the latest improved
Statie and X-ray machine, and am pre
pared to make auy kind of an X-ray ex
amination. Also to give any kind of
electrical treatment. If you are in any
way afflicted, call and see me. Consult
ation and examination free.
W. II. HOW, D. D.
; Bids for Wood.
Bids for furnishing the Oregon Agri
cultural College with wood for the, en
suing school year, will be received at the
office of the Purchasing Agent, up to the
thirty first day of December, 1902.
For specifications 8nd form of bid ap
ply at the office of the Clerk, or to the
undersigned, ;; V- -
JOHN D. DALY,
V Secy. Board of Regents.
Corvallis, Oregon, December 8, 190a.
IN THE GRAVE
Burial of Joseph Parks Interred Wed
nesday at Oaa Ridge Cemetery.
The funeral of Joseph Park oc
curred at Oak Ridge Wednesday.
The deceased ': was an old-time res
ident of Benton County. He first
settled in the vicinity of Philomath
in the early Fifties. 'After a - few
years residence there he, returned
to Kansas, where he was married,
and where - for ; several years he
was engaged in the mercantile
business. r He was there during
the ivil war.' Subsequently he
returhectto Benton county, settling
at Philomath, in ?r the vicinity of
which he spent the remainder of
his life. ;V - V i .. J
His death occurred Monday at
the hoine of his son William Parks. 1
He was about eighty years of age.
He is survived by the - widow and
two sons, William and Allen Parks.
The deceased, was a man of large
property, and ,was a highly res
pected citizen. -
Feed Chopped - . -Screenings,
wheat, oat, vetch or other
kinds of grain ground at five cents per
sack at chopping mill on my farm, -
.-'"-. L. L Brooks.
. Abstract of Titte Conveyancing
3osep!) ly. Wilson
Practice in all the courts. Notary Public
Office in Burnett Brick.
A General Banking Business.
Exchange issued payable at all finan
cial centers In United States, Canada
- Principal Correspondents -
Portland, Seattle. San Francisco and
-New York , - -
Canadian Bank of Commerce
. Chicago First National Bank
Canada Canadian Bank ot Commerce
Union Bank of Canada.
. , ' Cow for Sale.
One fawn colored Jersey milk
D C Rose,
Our Great "Annual1 Reduction Sale of Winter Merchandise
will begin Saturday, December 27th and continue 30 days
Every article in our extensive stock will be reduced except
W. L. Douglas' $3.00 and $3,50 Shoes, "Hawes" $3.00 Hats;
Monarch White Shirts, Walk-Over Shoes, and our own Over
alls. All goods sold at reduced prices are for cash only;
.'s and Boys'
The Holidays at
1 iii 1 in 1
Rain Coats or Suits, Reliable
- Another lot of the swell
Ralston Health ShoesiorMen
Just received, all styles Enamel, Box Calf,
Velour Calf, Price $4.00, equal to any $5.00
. shoe made, r ' .'
A Merry Christmas
And Happy New Year
To all from your Grocer,'
For the Holiday Week your attention is
called to the following list of Fine
. Crackers and Biscuits.
Orange . "
Ramona. . " ;
" Choc. Iced Fingers.
TJneeda Buiscuits, '
For the Children, p3cked in neat fancy Toy Houses,
The Animal and Brownie Crackers.
A Full Stock of Nuts, Gandy and Fruit.
Empty Bon-Bon Boxes for Sale.
AJ. J. UJXlH&l Ji.JL ,,JUJOiyV..
NOTARY PUBLIC. -
Office in Zierolf Building, CorralliS. Os,
03. A. CATHEY, M. DM .
Physician and Surgeon; '-
Office, Room 14, First National Banlc
Bnilding, Corrallie, Or. Office Honrs,
10 to ia a, m., 2 to 4 p, m.
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