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About The Corvallis times. (Corvallis, Or.) 1888-1909 | View Entire Issue (March 18, 1903)
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Miss Paulina H'lne arrived yes
. t'erday from an extended vi.lt Eat-t
F. P, Sh99green' returned yre
' terday from a business trip in Port
land ' v. : ' ' .
Mrs Phile and Miss Kite . Tlec
mann returned Friday from a visit
with, relatives and friends in Portland.
Miss Maud McDanleis arrived
Saturday, for a visit with her sister,
Mrs. Clyde Phillips.
Born, March 13th, ti Mr. and
Mrs. J, D.Beal or Albany, a daughter
The parent are former Benton v coun-
E. L. Moore and family arrived
from Iowa, Sunday, and are to locate.
They are old friends of G. F. Bice and
family, at whose home they are guests
tor ine preaeui.
Misses Clara and Me Enbrie re
turned Sunday to their home in Hllls
boro after a brief visit at the home of
Mrs Sarah Moore.
Nell Newhouse. sawyer at the
Benton County 'avmill arrived home
the .other day wish two ribs cracked
as the result of an accident In wnlch a
log relied against him.
New deeds filed for record are,
Sherman Warner to O W Washburn,
150 acres near Monroe, $600. Sol
King and wife to Elf S King. 40
acres near CorvallU. $4000. Joseph
MeBee and wife to Jarn8 P McBae
one-eighth interest In 431 acres six
miles south of Philomath, $1,000.
Chester Liuablln. one of last
year's graduates who has been taking
post graduate work a1-. ' the college
this year, Wt M nlv for his : home
at North Ymhill. Jo April be Is to
take the civil aervlce examination for
a government position, a
. The second lc'ure in the - course
In nroiireaa at the Methodist - church
occurs next Friday evening. - The
lecturer is Pro'. Sweetser of the 8tae
University, and bis subject.1 Mush
rooms versus Toadstool-, ; i. The ; pop
ularity of the late lecture fay . Dean
Hawley in the same pHce, makes It
certain that Prof Sweetser will- be
greeted By a large audience.
Leslie Murray arrived in Port,
land Monday, and is expected here at
any time. - He has been : for two or
. three years In the draughting de
partmeotr of a big steel concern at
Philadelphia, but resigned there, be
cause he did not like life in the Esr.
He is gradua'e of the Aglrculcural
VUlirc, .uric Li t hi nij quuiiiiiiju ui
draughting was obtained.
CUrenee PowpII whs brought be
fore Justice Hnlgate Monday tor un
lawful! y cutting timber on. John
Smith's Hnd. , It Is alleged that he
was implicated with the Baker boys
who were recently bound over on a
similar charg". . Th accused is out
on 'bonds. H .is a son of J. S. S.
Powell who resides near Peoria. -
J. hi. Wilson corroborates scor-
def-Vinceat's r-tteineiit that' there
was a gale at Newport during their
recent vilt to the coast.-. Not that
Mr Vincent wouli incite a mistake in
tentionally, but weather cooditlons
In the region approached by his linear
proportions might be entirely different
from those experienced ar. the
same time by persons of ordinary
statute. x ;
By an error the socialist band
bills announced that Mr. Latimer'
lecture woul i occur, "at 7,30 a; m.
The" street comment was that the
socialists intended t) gat the world
a commendable example in early, ris
ing if nothing more. Later, however,
the time on the hand bills was chan
ged 'from 7.30 a, m. to 7.30 p. m. .
Away offln Germany on the first
of this month there was born to Mrs.
August Webber a son. August himself
was in town Monday, but did not re
port the Incident. He ment to surprise
bis friends on the -return ' of Mrs.
Webber, but his manner betrayed
him. He wore the inevitable pater
nal smile. - -1 : ; . , 5,
Albany Herald : Ths steamer
Elmore which ran on the Willamette
to Corvallls for a number of years,
now rests from her years of toll in the
boneyard at Portland,. The vessel
was wrecked near Diyton some weeks
ago by running upon a sna?. 8he
was floated and taken down to Port
land and it was thought that she
could be repaired and put In service
again but the order was given to die
mantle her and take her engines out.
Progress on T. W. Dilly's addi
tion to his bicycle store and shop was
somewhat hindered last week by a
complaint that the proposed improve
ment did not come within the require
ments of ordinances relating to con
struction within the tire limits. The
improvements as well as portions of
the old structure were to be covered
with corrugated iron. This, in the o
pinion of some, is not "fireproof with
in the meaning of the ordinance, al
though heretofore no legal objection
has been made to the construction or
.this class of buildings within the fire
limits. V Such structures are . not in
fact fireproof, but the question arises,
What kind of structures are absolute
ly, fireproof? - The objection - to Mr.
Dilly's building was made with the
view of drawing the line so as to shut
out the corrugated j iron building in
future from the fire limits. The ques
tion is stiir open, however, as under
certain restrictions Mr.Dilly has been
allowed to proceed with bis worK un
der the assumption that it Is in the
nature of repairing.
S. L. Kline, wife and son Walter,
arrived from San Francisco yesterday.
Mr. and Mrs. O. Healy start
Thursday for a visit with the former's
brother, K. B. Healy; who ias a farm
near Eugene. ,' . .-.
W. O. Heckart went to Eugene
Monday to look arter some building
c la raets 'which ate to be let there in
the near future. . :
imos-Ki or returnel Sunday from
an extensive tour of Idaho and Wash
ington. The part of the territory
which be likes best Js the Big Bend
country, and he expects to locate there,
not far from Watervlll?. His daugh
ter, Lydia, is a resident of that place,
and her name is now Mrs. Robert
Klrz-1. Her husband is a popular
businessman of Watervile. ,t . ,
E. C. Vaughn, who formerly con
ducted a grocery store in Coi vk Ills,
died last week in TacomUi:iHe built
the dwelling house next door north of
the house so long occupied bj J. B.
Smith. He was a brother-in-law of
8. H. Look. Since leaving Corvallis
15 year s ago, he rose to prominence as
a busioess man ia Tacoma. , Bis pic
ture and a c lutnn notice of his death
appeared a few days ago in the Taco
ma Jjeager. .
Gene Tortora returned to Corval
lis Monday from Portland tor a brier
time. He baa been teaming in the
city during the past three months, but
ao accident to his horses last week put
.him out of business for a time. His
team got tangled up in a live electric
light wire la"t week aud were stiffened
up considerably. The light company
Is paying Gene for the time during
wbich the t lectricity is working out of
his team. . j ; ' .
A team of dogs drawing a little
wagon in wbich sat a boy driver was
rather a diverting scene onMain street
Monday. The oufit Is, the ; prjpei ty
of Kaletgh Hart, who resides short
distance below town. One of the does
has been broken a year to driveslogl-.
but the growth of the increasing s.'Ze
o': the boy without a corresponding
growth of the do rendered it necessa
ry to use a double team. Th second
dog was broken to harness the . past
month and wmtks quite eatlsfactorily.
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The Opera h ruie was well fi led
Saturday evening by those present at
the entertainment given : by Rev. G.
Howard Osborne, under the auspices
of the local AOUW lodge. Mr. Os
borne has ; traveled much and has
been atle to procure a great many in
teresting views which tin exhibits by
mtaDS of tne stereopticon. He is a
fine singer, and proved an excellent
entertainer.. A brief address on rhe
order was made by Mr. Ford, who an
nouoced bis iotention to be in Corvl
11s a few days in the interest of the
Due to counter attractions there
was -not such a Targe attendance at
the basket social given by the Modern
Woodmen Suturday evening an wan
expeeted, but there was a sufficient
gathering to make thiocs lively. There
was not a large contribution of bask
ets, but they were very fat ones and
in the aagregate contained provirions
sufficient to supply all who were not
able to prorar oe. Ths Receipts
amounted to $10 50. The money goes
ioto a fund which is to be used i'i ' the
purchase of uniforms for the camp. ,
F. Y. Qalck, a Benton ' county
young man, who now resides io Tiila
mook City, wa ia tutn Monday
He is a son of 'D. O. Quick,'- and re
sided for fifteen years In Benton. He
isnow in the truck and. delivery busi
ness at Tillamook; The cow and care
of her has worked an immense rev
olution In conditions in r his , section.
The dairy business ha? made the sec
tion one of the . wealthiest , and the
people the most thriving or any io
the state. Before dairying; was un
dertaken, the country. : was desolate
and the people poverty stricken
Cows of the right sort there, sell
as high as $150 each.;- Mixed strains
of Jersey and Shorthorn. are the most
popular. ; : , v:v.';;',
Jesse Wiley keeps pretty well
s'lrred up In this, locality. , He has
been largely Ipstrumental in bringing
horserbuyers here the past year. . , He
knows all about how many . of any
clas3 of horses are here and is to con
stant communication with buyers, and
buys and -sells a good many drivers
himself. Jesse has' just bought from
a resident of Duety a good match for
the , draft horse .he purchased - from
John Smith last week, and has al
ready had a tempting offer for the
spaD. Tne two weigh 3,100 pounds
and make a very attractive team. A
Tacoma man is expected this week
who wiil want an older class of large
horses that have not heretofore been
taken by buyers. A dozen or more
of this kind will be received here. .
Near Suver a farm dwelling was
totally destroyed with all contents
Fridav night at 4 o'clock. I . The house
was owned by Mrs., Jos'e Wheeler,
whose husband died here four months
ago from injuries received in a fall
from the second story of the Farmers'
hotel in Corvallis. Mrs. Wheeler and
all other members of the family were
away at a neighbor's at the time of
the fire. The building wa9 Insured to
some extent in the McMinnville Com
pany.: Touching the same matter the
following i3 taken from the
Albany Democrat: The fine
farm residence of Mrs. J. M. Wheeler
of Suver was burned Friday forenoon
Tha residence cost about $2. 000 being
one of the best in that country. The
house had epn Insured for several
years In th? McMinnville Company
but It is not known whether the In
surance was la force or not. Mrs,
Wheeler Is a Bister of T O Case. -'
OUT OF DEBT NOW
Benton is-iDoing Business on .Cash
Basis All Warrants Called in.
Bentbn "county is out of debt now
Newcomers may make a note of
the fact. The call of the county
treasurer, published elsewhere in
this paper, cancels all outstanding
warrants, j Besides the $18,000 re
quired lor the call, there is now in
the hands of the sheriff several
thousand dollars, available either
for payment of the balance of the
state taxes, or for payment 'of
warrants as they are issued ' during
the near future. Taxes are still
coming in slowly, and .will continue
to do so until the first Monday in
April There is also in the hands
of the treasurer, $3,953, the pro
duct of the two mill levy for coun
ty roads, some of which has been
set aside from taxes yet to be col
lected in order that it may all be
available at road working time.
It is probable that - the remaining
one-half of the state taxes will not
be paid until October. This course
is allowed under the law, and no
interest has to be paid. The amount
can be held here and applied to
warrants as they are issued, and
interest be saved, to that extent.
The present instance is the first
time the county has been out of
debt in about fifteen years. On
the 26th day of March last year
all warrants were called in up to
February 6th of that year. The de
linquency was one month, and 20
days, and the amount of arrearage
about $5,000. July 1 6th, last, a call
issued, cancelled in warrants up to
March 5th. The delinquency then
was four months and 1 1 days. Oct
ober 11 th, a call redeemed all war
rants up to April' 3rd, leaving a de
linquency of about six months.
I When the present ' administration
i tck up the reins of county govr
eminent last J uly. the amount ot
warrants outstanding was $18. 542. -82.
Included in these were a -few
warrants for which a call had been
made, reducing the aggregate
Fifteen years ago. under the ad
ministration of E. Holgate as coun
ty judge, the c unty was for a
time'out of debt, and had several
thousand dollars On hand. This
was when the construction of the
court house was begun,
MADE THREE SALES.
Two Farms and one Residence Prop
.. .. erty Disposed of by" "Ambler.
Henry Ambler has made three
sales of property in the past few
days. The eighty acre farm
Peter Ben gen six miles south
Philomath was sold to G. H. Mace
of Malta, Illinois. The price was
$2,300, and the purchaser fs to
have immediate possession. Mr
Mace was in town Monday.
" The Lawrence ' Van Blaricum
place near Philomath was sold to
Chauncy Dexterof Wallowa county
The farm comprises thirty
acres, and the price paid was $ 1 , 500;
The purchaser is to have : immedi
ate possession. The sale was con
' The house and lots of Dr. Newth
in Philomath were sold to Ben F,
Ellsworth for $750. .
The excavating is to . begin next
week Jor a new residence or Bishop
Cas'le in .Philomath. The work is to
be done by Contractor Hummer of
Philomath. . Mr. Hummer built five
, buildings in the viclnltylast year. ,
Call for Warrants. '
jNonce is nereDy given - that, there ; is
money oil hand at the county treasurers
office to pay all orders, endorsed and
marked not paid for want of funds up to
and including those of .March 16th .I903
Interest will be stormed on same from
this date. . -.. :. ,
-. Dated t orvallis, Mar. i8cn,. I903.
j" W A . Buchanan,
Treasurer oi oeuLor Co inty, Oregon.
For Sale. -A
choice lot of Scotch Collie
5 each. .
" Spencer Bicknell,
Live Poultry Ranted. -
Highest market price paid for chickens
turkeys, geese and ducks.
1 Hodes' Grocery.
Fifty thousand pounds : of mohair
highest market price, at Kline's.
W. T. Rowley, M. D.
Physician, Surgeon, 0 ecu list
Corvallis, Oregon.' . '
OsElca Rooms i and 2, Bank Building.
Monroe and Jackson. Rea. telephone
number 611, office 4S1. , vj
Offics Hours 10 to 12 a m, 2 to 4 p m.
AFTER EVENING TRAIN.
Independence People are and
Want Corvallis to Join in.
Down at Independence the citi
zens are making a strong fight for
an evening train service out of
Portland, They had such a serv
ice once, and the conveniences and
advantages were such that since it
was taken away they are determin
ed to have it again if possible.
Petitions almost universally signed
have been sent in to the railroad
company, and a committee of citi
zens' recently went to Portland and
interviewed Manager Koehler. The
matter is now under consideration
by the railroad company. ? .
. The Independence people . are
very anxious for Corvallis . to join
in the request, extending the serv
ice to this city. They say, if Cor
vallis would make a strong pull,
the service would be very likely to
. It is a great drawback to Cor
vallis that her train service is so
inconvenient. , No other town is so
handicapped in this particular. If
there is business to be transacted
there, it takes three days to go ; to
Portland and back by train.' From
Albany, from Eugene, from Salem,
the start for Portland can be made
three times a day. The condition
is detrimental to Corvallis , A bet
ter, train service would - make the
place more popular with newcomers
seeking a location. Isolation is
hateful to people in these days of
progress. Io be abreast ot the
times there must be some way to
come and go without waiting "for
Christmas of the grave. It is worth
the while of Corvallis property own
ers to .make endeavor ; to bring
about a change. -t The time; to work
for such a.; change - with the best
chance-for success is - when strong
help is available in the'; agitation at
Independence.. r r
w At Willamette Grange Hall Saturday
evening March 217-30 p m.
A span of young ' draught horses.
Weight 2700 lbs. At my ranch six
miles west of Philomath on' Alsea road,
B. G. Pugsley. .
ffi $rs ' " ( I
0p Dress foods Stock
Gomprises ready-selling materials, at popular prices, in new
and fashionable weaves and colorings.- ' ' '
Large assortment of
Fl'ake Suitings, Etamines, Granite Cloth,
New' Weaves in Black Dress
Our Line of Fancy Waistings is complete. We have them
in white, ornamented with heayy stripes 27-inch A. F. C.
Gingham, novelty weaves, fancy stripes, at 10 cents per yard..'
We carry a full line ot W. B. Corsets. Our three Leaders
are, 50-cent Girdles, Extended Hip at 1.00 and 1.50, and
Top Round Shoes for Men.
Always $3.50, never less. Ask for ? Top Round and you
will be shown the season s latest styles. Unexcelled in style,
material and workmanship. 'Absolutely guaranteed in every
particular. Sold only by
New Spring1 Goods
S. L. KLINE'S.
New Dress, Goods.
: Always best values here in
black and colored dress goods
and cloth suitings. Wie have
not stopped at ordinary provi
sionswe have bought the
best om every market for
your, choosing, 'novelties and
standard - fabrics in wool,
choice -shades and colorings,
new weaves and rare qualities
50c. to $1 50 per yard.
5g Per Yd
Xiinen Torchon and Valenciennes Laces.
There is a wide line of styles and widths in edes and inser
tions, but they cannot last long when qualities
,- ' are understood. ' ' s
Fresh Cooked Crabs.
One half dozen for 30 'cents. Neatly
packed in light boxes and delivered at
express office in Newport. Four boxes
or less shipped to ODe address will cost
but 35 cents for expressage. . Address
W. G. Emery, Newport, Ore.
: New" patterns and colorings
are arriving daily and we have,
an excellent representation of
the season's wanted kinds. .
Wash Silks, the best
qualities in the newest and
most popular styles. Checks
and stripes in all colors, also
plain white and black, at 50c.
per yard. !
Black Peau de Soie and
Taffetas at 75c, $1.00, $1.25
and $1.50 per yard.
5g Per Yd
Barred Plymouth Rock and Brown
Leghorn eggs from thoroughbred chick-
ens, good as can be had. Piice fifty
cents per dozen.
J. B. Irvine, Corvallis.
A dairy ranch. " Stock for sale. Apply
or write to
William I. Price, Bellfouutain, Or.
Melrose, and the