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Official Paper of Benton County.
VOBVAXXJS, OREGON, AUG. 1, 1903.
PORTLAND'S CARNIVAL OF CRIME.
Portland as respects police pro
tection is in a pitiable plight. The
condition is not unjike that des;
ribed in the opening chapter of
Dicken's Tale of Two Cities,
thieves, highwaymen, thugs ' and
Tobbers are as immune from arrest
as they are bold in theii operations,
fioldups are as regular and as
much a matter of course as are
sermons from Portland pulpits, or
the drawing, of their salaries by
members of the police and detective
force,- The man who ventures in
an unfrequented quarter after dark
is certain to be robbed if the gang
happens to be short of funds and at
the moment in the vicinity: No
thing else is expected, and only
the unwise go abroad after sun
down . . The greater the number of
holdups, the smaller the number of
arrests. ' In short, Robin Hood in
his palmiest time never operated
with such unchecked freedomasdoes
Portland's precious band of scound
rels and robbers.
Two thieves in the act ,ol escape
' after holding up one man the other
night, stopped long enough to hold
up another from whom they took
$34 in cash. Were each of the
thieves a prodigal son returning to
his own Portland, he could not
have - such " courtesies and such
kindness extended. v Authorities of
the town owe it to themselves to
provide an adequate force of the
light- kind of police so people from
the country may visit Portland to
transact business that they now
postpone as too hazardous to be at
MRS. WENZELL DIECKHOFF.
On the Way to Her
Alsea Home from
After a long illness from chronic
stomach trouble and a. com plication
of other disorders, Mr?. Wenzell
Dleckhoff, of Lower Alsea, died
Wednesday, the 29?h, For a month
she had. besn id a .PortJaLd hospit
al without receiving permanent re
lief. The first of last . week dis
couraging news as to her condition
took her husband to Portland, and
on Tuesday ot this week Mr. Dieck
hoff brought his" wife to Corvallis
on the weetteide train and that day
proceeded, to Philomath ca the C & !
hi tram. Mrs, Dieckboff was very
-ill, bat .Viftry much, wished to be at
..... home. -Wednesday the aged couple
ilred a,fam auJ Carriage &t PhilQ.
"math Iq carry them to .Lower Alsea
a distance of thirty- milee. , They
Tfacbed; the. Upper . Alaea stors and
stopped- or a rest.r-.' As Mrs. JDieck
hoff was beinglifted from thecon
veyance ehe was attacked by a einkr
ing pell :and in- a few minutes
paeeed away... Willis : Vidito; who
carries the mail
between Alsea audi
Philomath waB-inetructed to : order
acaek'et and convey It to the store
on bis return trip.iThursday. . Oo
his ways to Philomath - Mr. Vidito
ordered j the casket. by. telephone
from the J3eoton ; countv . sawmill,
with instructions1 that f Undertaker
Wilkins ship it to , Philomath: on
the west-bound . C & E train. The
arrangement was carried cut and
Mr. Vidito received -the casket at
that point. ' .
Deceased was Wenzell DieekhofFs
Becond wife, and she had been pre
viously married, Their - mar
riage occurred nearIndependence
about five years ago, where Mrs.
Dieckhoff has a number of relatives,
among- whom are one or more sons
and Peter Kurre, a man who has
peddled various wares in this com
munity forseveral years. .
Popular Sunday - Excursions.
In order to meet, the ... wants., of the
' traveling public ; and - give practically
dally service to the beach during the
summer season, the Corvallis & "pastern
Railroad will run an'" excursion train
' from Albany and Corvallis and all points
-west to Newport every 'Sunday, leaving
Albany at 7 af m, and Corvallis , at 7:30
a. m. returning leave Newport at 5:3 P
m., Three day and season - tickets will
; be good going and returning.' on '; these
trains- This should prove popular with
the traveling public and a,, liberal pa
tronage will be the best appreciation.
Furnished rooms, second - door north
kof M. E, church South.- . ;
Mrg. B, L'Pitsh. '
.A PRETTY FACE.
And a Romance of the Mountains-
How the Wagon was Broken.
An accident to their vehicle is
one of the things that happened to
Wilson and Rennie on their recent
trip to the Cascades. Itwas not so
much the accident as the way tt
happened that is pathetic. The
boys, it seems were homeward
bound," and ' Wilson was driving.
Of course, the world knows that
Wilson, though he fpersists in re
maining exasperatingly single, has
a strenuous eye for a pretty girl.
He can, with the naked,, e3'e, see
one further than can; most men
with a powerful magnifying glass. -
They were taking things easy,
this day of the accident, traveling
leisurlly along with - the team in
merely a sauntering gait. Sudden
ly a team drove up from behind,
when Wilson suddenly pricked up
his ears. There was a pretty young
woman in the conveyance, and on
her Wilsons eyes riveted. , He did
not see his team, and see that the
strangers were passing him, or that
he was getting far out of the road.
Alex called his attention to all this,
but Wilson only rubbered, rubber
A sudden jar of the vehicle
brought him back to consciousness.
In the trip out of the road the
king bolt had snapped. But
it was repaired in -. an awful
hurry, for the rig with the woman
in it had disappeared m the dis
tance, and.Wilion was wild to fol
low. At no time on the trip had
they been in a hurry, bnt it was ail
haste with Wilson now. "He fan
ned the horses with the lines and
urged them along -with voice and
whistle and whip. : He drove reck
lessly. , Alex cautioned him, but it
was no use. . He acknowledged that
he wanted to catch up with the
pretty girl. ; : "
Thund, went the rig again. This
time the fifth wheel on the' front
axle had snapped, i It was a bad
break, but fortunately there was a
blacksmith shop not far ahead. - Thev
reached it finally, and to Wilsons
joy there was the strange rig and its
fair occupant. While the smithy
toiled at the work of repair, Wil
son induced Alex to., accompany
him over to engage the fair travel
er in conversation. : As they talked
they noticed that she keptr some
thing concealed under the . buggy
robe. But her face was pretty and
Wilson was happy. ; .-- f
. By and by the something under
the robe hiccoughed.1 Then whim
pered. u- Then she of the fair fea
tures lifted her babe to her bosom,
and Wilson to his horror knew alas
that she was married and a mother.
The -vission was too much lor
Wilson, and the account is that he
swooned away, and fell in Alex's
, -.. . .... , .. - . -. -
i ' " 'duce'J Esciirejon Bates,
The Southern . Pacific Company has
placed on sale et very lowrates! -round-trip
tickets to the various resorts ajpug
its lines, and also, in connection : with
the Corvallis & Eastern Railroad, to De
troit and the seaside, at: ;.; Yaquina -Bay,
latter tickets good for return; until Qct
ober 10th. . " -.- ' - ' .' ' :'
Three day tickets to Yaquina Bay good
going Saturdays Mondays are -now on
sale at greatly reduced '. rates from, all
spoints Eugene and nortliibn both East
and Westside lines, enabling people:, to
pend Sunday at ' the : seaeide,: - Very
low round trip rates are- also ' made . be
tween Portland and the same -points on
the , Southern ' : -Pacificv." good going
Saturdays, returning Sunday or Monday
allowing Portland people to spend Sun
day in the country; and the out of ; town
people' to have the day in Portland.
Tickets from " Portland to ' Yaquina
Bay, good for return via Albany and
Eastside. or Corvallis and" Westside, at
option of passenger.' Baggage checked
throng's to Newport. A new feature at
Newport this year will be an up-to-date
kindergarten In charge oh an - ex
perienced Chicago teacher. . -
A beautifully illustrateij booklet , de'
scribing the seaside resorts on Yaquina
Bay has been published by the South
ern Pacific and Corvallis &" Eastern and
can be secured from their agents, or by
addressing W. E. Comau, G."P..A., S.
P. Co. Portland, or Edwin Stone. Man
ager C. & E. R. R, Co, Albany, Or. f -
For a lazy liver try Chamber
lain's Stomach and Liver Tablets.
They invigoreti the liver, aid the
digestion" and regulate the bowels
and prevent bilious attacks. ' For
Bale by Allen & -Woodward.
For the best coffee in Corvallis
P. M. Zierolf. -
What is worth doing is woith doing
well, and so in selling coffees, we sell
Daly" the best Chase & '- Sanborns
importations" P. M. Zierolf. . f
: A lady's pursa, containing money, a
gold ring and other , articles. Pay for
this notiee and get it at the Xiwes office.
THEY WANT HOUSES.
The Demand is Greater Than Ever
;' Many Applicantsare Strangers.:
. Dwelling houses are wanted , in
Corvallis. There is such a demand
perennially, but it"' is worse now
than it has ever been. Real es
tate agents, and others are ,. literally
pursued by applicants. . AH the
week from one to half a dozen per
sons have been scouring the town
each day in ' search of ' habitation.
Some ot them have - succeeded m
locating themselves, C but others
have failed .'altogether. . - '
One family that tried to rent . a
house last year so that members of
the family could attend : college,
failed to secure a house then, and
were in town again the other day
on the same - errand. .: A suitable
house was not secured, and when
they left for their home in Multno
mah county, they were . seriously
considering the question of buying
a place- If they can secure a house,
it will, mean several new students
for the college. In fact, many of
the present inquiries are from
families from other parts of the
state who want to come to Corval
lis to send sons and daughters to
college. A thing that stands in
their way is that other families of
the same kind have been on the
ground ahead of them, and have
secured all the available houses.
. On many of the latter, the rental
iee is paid during tne summer va
cation in order to hold the place
for the next college year. There
are also many instances , in ' which
persons who do not expect to come
to Corvallis, until the opening of the
college, the 18 th ' of September,
have recently leased houses and are
paying rent on them in . order: to
hold the property. There is no
question but the scarcity of houses
seriously handicaps the attendance
at OAC. ... , :
. Of course, the above does not
mean that it is altogether impossible
to get houses A number ; of new j
residences and dwelling houses are j
going up,, and the parties z that are
to occupy them will vacate , other
buildings. - There is a constant
change of residence, and by keep
ing a sharp lookout it is still - pos
sible to get places. - ; : . . ; v
The wonder in the whole matter
is that men of means - do not buy
lots and build houses to supply this
demand., The steady growth of
the Agricultural College will . force
Uorvallis to grow whether the lat
ter wants to grow or not. The
rent account of those , people who
keep dwellings to rent in all cases
.shows a neat balance on the right
side of the ledger, and proves the
business to be a safe and profitable
investment. - - " . -
Notice is hereby given that the coun
ty superintendent of Benton County will
hold the regular examination of ' appli
cants for state and county papers at Cor
vallis, as follows: " - . "
; For StatePapers. - : ;-
r Commencing Wednesday, -. August I?,
9 o'clock a.-;, m.y and.: : continuing - nntil
Saturday August. 15'; 4 o'clock. l. ' - ;.
Wednesday r-Penmanship, . history,
spelling, algebra, reading, school law, . - .
, Thursday Written arithmetic, theory
of -, teaching,' grammar;' :bookkeeping,
physics, civil Kovernment .'-. ' :i ,.'-r-.-1
r Friday Physiology; geography; men
tat arithmetic,;-! composition-, . physical
geography, t i .'U.- i --.ji : '
Satuiday Botany." - plane"
general history, - English
psychology. - - ' : -
- For County Papers.- t
i Commencing Wednesday, . August -12,
at 9 o'clock a.-- m. and . continuing - until
Friday, August 14. at 4 o'clock p. ni. -.
. ist, 2nd & 3rd Grade Certificates. .... '
" Wednesday Penmanship, - . h istory,
orthography, readi ng. , ' ""' .
' .Thursday Written arithmetic, theory
of teaching, grammar,, physiology.
-Friday Geography, mental arithmetic
school law, civil government. -.
'.','" ' Primary Certificates. .
. Wedneedayr Penmanship, : orthogra
phy, reading, arithmetic. ; -j
Thursday Art of questioning, theory
of teaching, methods, physiology. .
: Dated at Corvallis, this 29th day of
- G. W, DENTMAN,
- - j County School Sup't.
, , For Sale.' - , - ,
" A gentle work horse, fine driver.
v - - tf. Pi Morgan, Corvallis.
Buy your harvesting outfits at Nolan
& Callahan's. - " - - v -
Cedar shakes, hand made shingles and
five carloads of sawed cedar shingles.
A full stock of shingles at all prices.
If you wish the best shingle made get
our Clasklne. ' - - - - 3 -
- Corvallis Saw Mill.
Bay your harvesting outfit from Nolan
& Callahan.. Big stock to select from.
His Illness-Odd Fellows Road Improve
ment-rDeath of Mrs. Loggan.' . -
' Usual service at Baptist Church
on Sunday. . 7 - ,
. Fugene Guard; Mrs.,.Mary.Bryr
son, of Corvallis, is visiting at the
home of Mrs. Mary Griffin. .-
f) .: i - .- '"" I. L . "7-'(-
; G eorge . Waggoner -and son left
the first of the week for the mount
ains on a hunting trip. 1 ; r
, Mrs. E. L. Irvine, of Portland,
left yesterday for her home in Port
land, after a few days visit with her
sister, Mrs. George Wagooner.
- Mrs. Clark, wife - of' the late D
G.Clark and a former resident of
Corvallis died Thursday." She was
sent to the Insane Asylum two
weeks ago. -
Major and Mrs. Edwards arrived
home yesterday from a. month's
visit with the former's parents at
Maryville. Miss Sopha Elgin, who
accompanied them, is to be home
today. . ..
Miss Mamie Cauthorn is lexpect
ed home, from Chicago today. She
has been studying music for the
past eight months and after fin
ishing her course visited relatives
in Eastern states. " :
; The road to the Odd Fellows
cemetery is undergoing important
improvements. The Odd . Fellows
have contributed a considerable
sum, Supervisor Wells has secured
L an additional sum by private sub
scriptions, and the county has made
an appropriation. In all something
over $ 100 is available,' and will be
spent in hauling gravel.
Thursday Homer Lilly, of the
Centennial meat market, killed a
hog weighing 612 pounds gross.
Before being killed the -animal was
photographed by Dilly, but the pic
ture gives an inadequate idea of its
size. The hog was raised and fat
tened by Sol King. " Inquirg of
Mr. King as to the porker' s, breed
ing elicited the information that it
had no breeding or stock tt was
just common hog. When the hog
was killed the butchers thought it
necessary to at once strip off the fat
so that the flesh. might cool within
a safe period. ,
Mrs. Loggan of Philomath,
mother of Dr. R. O. Loggan.' passed
away Wednesday at the home ' of
Mrs. Keezel, after a week's illness.
Although there were .slight , drop
sical developments toward the end,
her death is ascribed to the en
croachments of age i rather than to
any specific organic ; disease.. , She
was 8 years old. Services were
conducted by Rev, McBride ; at the
Philomath M E. church Thursday,
and the interment occurred at New
ton cemetery.- Mrs. Loggan's hus
band survives her. He has also
lived to an : extreme" age, and is
suffering a serious prostration on
account of his breavement. :; ; s
The new system of music , teach
ing recently patented by Bunce and
Oney, now represented by F. P.
Morgan ia the; most complete meth
od known- to - the musical art for
new beginners . Is highly spoken
of and recommended, by those of
bur . ' citizens ; who c have tried it.
Money saving and economical, easy
to learn and adapted to either organ
or piano." i Is so arranged, as to .fit
on the keyboard: of. eitheri instru
ment so the notes come just over
the proper notGS of the instruments.
AH who7 fell interested should
call on Mr. Morgan at his home,
south of MryJs bridge - Corvallis
where he or his wife will be pleas
to show and explain the method.
" Mrs. Bay Rickard : arrived on
Thursday's train from Portland,
where she had been with her hus
who is in a hospital taking ; treat
ment for a disorder of the stomach.
Mr. Rickard has been placed upon
a rigid diet, and was improving so
rapidly that his wife's presence was
deemed unnecessary, and she there
fore decided to return to their Keys
hill farm and look after - harvesting
operations, j. After her arrival in
Corvallis, and departure for home,
John Rickard received a r- telephone
message to the effect that his: son
had become worse from eating
something .which did n.not agree
with his stomach, and that - Bay
wished his wife to return : to Port
land . The family, however, de
cided that the father ; : should go,
and accordingly Mr. Ripkard went
on Friday's Westside train-f :
. For Sale. - 1
Twelve bead of large sized Durham
milch cows, 16 head two year old heifers,
one Durham bull 5 years old, land one
pedigreed Durham bull two years old.
Intend to close out business; muet be
sold by. Sept. 1, 1903, . :
- ' J. K. Aldrich.
-rv, Our-Annual Mid-Summer Sale is now running in"
full blast. , - ., -;-..
... Every article in stock will be reduced, except
Douglas" and Walk-Over Shoes, Hawes $3.00
Hats, Monarch White Shirts, Bull Breeches,"and
Our Own Overalls.., ' '::y..f VI
Deep cut.in Men's and BosJ Suits Wasb3 Skirts,
ShirtWaists, and Wash Dress Goods,
Bargains all along the line in order to make room
for our Fall Stock which will arrive early.
,; Goods sold, at reduced price for Cash only.;:
Store Closes at 6 o'clock;
4BRANDS-L. BUY THE
S: : CORVALLIS FLOUR Acorn Creamery
i WALDO ;. V" ' Vf Butter, made from .
rfi i .. BENTON - " one herd of cows.
. SNOWFALL . ''
JS GOOD -GOOD
i) FLOUR ' BREAD
The Kind that is made from The Kind that's made from
g'ood wheat by careful and good flour, good salt, good
experienced millers, the yeast, g'ood butter, such as
Kind that satisfied us after we sell and guarantee.
.. careful study and investiga- ( ' ' ..i'Y1. tJ : "i , "v
' tion. ' . ' " -
V Free from adulteration 'and impurities, "
: Kp- the kind that you always find -,"7 -
' k At Hodes' Grocery
Th& Jwwi Pali
i Perhaps the most unique industry
in -the United States is the manufac
ture of artificial limbs from the
yucca palm. Yucca brevifolia, which
is really not a palm, but winch he-
Jongs to the lilyj tribe ,-andir the
largest of that family, is -the- most
beautiful of desert gTowths -and is
found on the Mojave desert. The
yucca ; (yucca brevifolia) sometimes
attains a heig-ht of 40 feet. The
wood is lig-ht and pitfiyj thongh capa
ble of bearing a heavy weight. For
these reasons it is especially adapted
to the 'manufacture of artificial
limbs. The trunk grows from, one to
two feet m thickness and flourishes
in some of the most abandoned por
tions of the desert. Short sections
of another yariety, whose interior is
light and soft, being filled with " a
pith somewhat more elastic and
firmer in fiber than the pith of a
corn stalk, are sold ajpini cushions..
The yucca is usually a solitary tree,
but on the Mojave desert ia a beauti
ful grove extending many miles.. The
Spanish dagger (yucca filimentosa)
is a smaller-but better known rep
resentative of this sjrange family.
Detroit. Free Press.
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For Sale?, J ,
A lady's Imperial bicycle and a lady's
gold watch and chain.- Articles in good
condition, . Inquire at Times office. .
Phone 675 j
for Job Prf ti ting
As well as Choicest Delicacies
for lunch and dinner, can al-.
ways ' be found at our store. ;
We - handle - only nrst-elass
goods and can guarantee qual
ity. Everything ottered tor
sale here is "strictly fresh and
just as represented.' We car
ry a large stock of selected
Family and Fancy Groceries,
and are sole agents for
Ri Grade Coffees. .
. . A Bargain.
If taken soon, 2 X acres ; - one acres ,:
in choice bearing fruit. A nice house,
barn and other buildings, about one mile
from college groonds, and one "half mile. .
from school house. Terms easy. Call
on or write 1 ' ?
B. R. Thompson,