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Vol. XVI. No. 42.
CORVALLIS, OREGON. DECEMBER 26, 1903.
H. F. 1KVLNH
Editor and Proprietor.
Just the thing you want can be found
in bur store, and at prices that will let
you off easy. Drop in and see. .: : r
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Jackets, Furs, Rain Goats, .Umbrellas,
Slippers, Rugs, Carpet Sweepers, Fan
cy Baskets, Sewing Machines, Etc.
Suits, Rain Coats, Slippers, Shaving
Sets, Watches and Jewelry.
FOR BOYS AND GILS,
See other issue of this paper.
.W3B--D0-N0T- OFTEN C&NG v
Our ad., but our goods change hands -every
day. Your money, exchanged -for
Value and Quality , is the idea. "
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Line Frel Groceries
" ; : " Domestic and Imported' f5- .
Plain and Fancy Cbinawiare
ft A large and varied line. ; ;
Orders Filled Promptly and Com
plete. Visit our Store we do the
" rest. -'- L
I Cordially invite you to inspect my New Stock of i
Goods consisting of
Various Musical Instruments,
Bed Lounges and Couches
Bedroom Suites, Iron Bedsteads,
J Maple and Ash Bedsteads, etc.
Woven Wire Springs, .";
Good Line of Mattresses,
; Extension Tables, Center Tables, .
' ; leo SewiDg Machines, new and second-hand. Second-hand Pianos
. Sf 'or sale and for rent. A few stoves and a few pieces of Gr&niteware left.
Sideboards, Kitchen Safes,
Kitchen Treasures, r1
Dining Chairs, High Chairs,
Children's Rockers, and
Many Styles of Other Rockers.
Fine Lot Bamboo Furniture just in
Window Shades, Curtain Poles.
E. E. WILSON,
.ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Office in Zierolf Building, CorvilHs. Or.
B. A. CATHEY, M. DM
Physician and Surgeon,
Office, Room 14, First National Bank
Bailding, Corvallis, Or. Office Hours,
10 to 12 a. m., 2 to 4 p. m.
I It will pay you to examine the W. Jr
L. Douglas shoes, and see for a
I yourself that they are just as Jf
H good in every way as those for El . ,
f which you have been paying jzj
1 $$ to $7. For style, com- a .
I frtrt ikrtA Ctnrir-k thaw B
ra, cannot be surpassed
FOR SALE BY
Ewes and Yearlings by Barkis 13084 1.
Lambs by Freshman i886s6.
Well bred young stock of both sexes
for sale. " s
. GEORGE ARMSTRONG, '
. Corvallis. Oregon.
P. A. KLINE
Office at Huston's Hardware Store. P.
, ; ' O. Address, Box 11. . ,
Pays highest prices for all kinds of
Live Stock.. Satisfaction guaranteed.
Twenty years experience.
G. K. FARRA,
Physician & Surgeon,
Office up stairs back of Graham &
Wells' drug store. Residence on the
corner of Madison and Seventh. Tele
phone at residence, 104..'
AU calls attended promptly. 1
lei Fumllufe aflfl losicj
I' :rW? ' South .-Main Street, ' g
f'W CORVALLIS, OR. 1
- ; STATE OF OREGON.
" Executivs Department.
Salem, Oregon, December X, 1903.
in accordance wl'htbe provisions of an act
einlilej, "Au act submtttiug to tho fileotors
of the State of Oregou ar tne Oaaeral Election
to tiv held on the first Moiidav in June, 1904,
tbe pending proposed Uonsdiutional Amend
ment," filed in the office of the becretary of
titaie February l!4th, J903, I. Geo. K, Chamber
lain. Governor of the state of Oreirou. do here
by cause (he proposed amendment to the
Constitution af Uregon, hereinafter set out at
length and designated us 'Oltiee of state of
Printer Amemmeut." to be published for five
coneeomiva weeks iu the Corvallis Times a
newspaper published in the second Judicial
District of the state of Oregou-
Done at the Capitol, at Ualem, Oregon this
First day of December. 1903.
. (-isued) Geo. js. Chambeblain,
tjoveiuor of the 8ani of Oregon.
By the Govei nor .
F.I. Dcjjbab, .
" aecrttary of State. - '
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 1.
Resolved by the Senat-j, the House concurring
That the following article, as an amendment
to the Constitution of the State of Oregon, be
proposed and referred to the next - legislative
assembly, and if he same shall be concurred
in by a majority of all the members elected to
each House thereof, and shall afterwtrds be
ratified by a majority of tho electors of the
state, then the same shall be a part . of. the
constitution of the state ofOregon: "-
Artk-le i. That Article XII, Section 1, of the
constitution of the State of Oregon, be and the
same is hereby abrogate", a id lu lieu thereof
shall be inserted the fol:owlne:
The Legislative assembt, of the State of Ore-N
gon is nereuy empowered to provide Dy law
for the election of a it-ate Prluter, to provi.ie
for his compensation, and to , prescribe his
powers and duties. -Ai
opted by the senate January 29th, 1901.
- O. W FULTON,
President of the Senate. "
Concurred In by the House,
- L; B. Readeb,
Speaker of the House.
Adopted by the Senate,
r ,-: Geo. C. Brown ell,
President of the Senate.
Concurred in by the House January 21st, 1903. :
- L, T, Harris, -'
i Speaker of the House. .
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
I',-',. STATE OF OREGON. . .1 "v. .-' :
J Office of the Secretary of State.
I, F.I Dunbar. Secretary "of State f the
state of Oregon, and custodlia of the seal of
said Sinte uo hereby certify that I nave com
pared the preceding copy of Senate Joint Res
olution No 1 of the Legislative Assembly of
1901, "Office of State Printer Amendment" with
the original copy now on file in this office, and
that the same is a correct transcript therefrom
and the T.hole thereof
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto
set my hand and affixed hejeto the seal of the
State of Oregon.
Doue at the Caoitol. at Sule.n. Oregon, this
UFlrst day of DeceniDer A D, 1903.
(Signed) F. I. Donbae, . ,
Secretary of State.
THE EXTRA SESSION.
IT CONVENED MONDAY AND
Corrected Tax Laws, and Passed
Numerous Bills What Was
Done Turned Down Car
S&lem, Or., Dec. 23. The specia
session of the Oregon legislature
ended tonight at ll:io o clock. In
a three days cession the legislature
accomplished all that had been dt
Today both Houses passed the
bill appropriating $loo,ooo for se
curing a right of way for the Celilo
canal, aod also a number of bills of
minor importance. : ,
Killing of Chinese pheasants has
been prohibited until 1906.
ten per cent raa tit en nxed as
the maximum rate of interest to be'
charged ujoo property fcold by tax
No person, except the person pay
ing the same, will be permitted to
maintain a suit to recover fees paid
to county recorders under the m
valid fee liw. ' ' -
The total CD?t of the session has
been about $7,500, for the payment
of which an appropriation was
made. . ' .
uwcers ot f-taiuons are given a
lieu apoD mares for tbe value of
The car shortage bill which re
quired railroads to t upply cais with
in a specified time after demanded,
failed to get the necessary , number
of voles in tbe Lower House, where
it originated. ....
The House passed a bill making
gambliDg a felony punishable by
imprisonment in the penitentiary,
but the measure did not reach the
senate. Kay's flat Salary bill pats
ed tbe Hmse but failed . to reach
the senate. '
The legislature memorialized
congress in favor of the Biownlow
road bill whicb, if passed, will bring
an apportionment of $25o,ooo to
Oregon, and also in favor of lncieas
ing salaries of rural mail carriers
from $6oo to $8oo per year. A bill
appropriating $40,000 for Indian
war veterans, to make up a deficien
cy, failed to get through the house.
At tbe session which closed to
night the legislature corrected tbe
defective tax law, revived the' $3oo
tax exemption, removed the difficul
ty in the collection of recorder's
ftes, amended the law relating to
executions at the penitentiary, and
prohibiting the killing of elk prior
to September, 1907. . v '
Salem, Or., Do. 22. Good pro
gress was made in the transaction
of business in the Oregon legisla
ture, today and the outlook is favor
able for adjournment Wednesday
night or Thursday. - ' " ,
The defective tax law has been
corrected, the $300 tax exem ption
has been revived, the law relating
to executions at tbe penitentiary
has te-m amended so that it is
thought Pleas Armstrong can be
hanged, and a law has been enacted
fixing fees to be charged by reord
ers of conveyances. - . :
- Republicans will caucus again
tomorrow at noon. They met to
day, but immediately adjourned.
They are more harmonious than last
night. Three important matters
remain for consideration: The Ce
lilo canal right of way, the short
age of railway cars, and flat salaries
for state officers. A bill fixing the
time and manner in which suits
may be brought to recover feea ille
gally collected by recorders will al
so probably be passed.
The business now in sight will
apparently occupy the legislature
all day tomorrow, but leading mem
bers express tbe opinion ; tonight
that all necessary legislation can be
attended to before midnight. Bills,
ot minor importance will take some
attention, but will probably con
sume little time.
Both houses today passed charter
bills for the following towns: Ad
ams, Gold Ray, Beaver Hill, North
Band, Marshfield, Lebanon, Cottage
Grove, Athena, Lostine, and Dallas
City. ' ' ' . " '' -
The tax laws pasEed by - both
Houses today were: H. B. 1, by
Kay, to repeal the tax law of 1903;
H. B. 2, by Kay, to re-enact the
tax law as it stood before the regu
lar session of 1903; H. B. 23, by
Shelley; amfn ling the act of 1903,
so as to allow householders u $300
exemption from taxes on house
hold goods, tools f tc. The law re
lating to recorder's fees was amend
ed by the passage cf Carnabau's H.
B. 8. '
8. B. 17, by Rand, is believed to
effect a correction in the law relat
ing to executions, by providing that
crimes committed prior to the tak
ing effect of the new law shall be
punished according to the law then
in force. , ' v
In addition, to the important
measures mentioned above, both
Houses have passed senate bill 14,
by Carter, prohibiting the killing
of elk, prior to September 1, 1907,
and S. B. 18, by Pieicj, permitting
cities and school districts to notify
county clerks of their tax levies by
Both Houses have adopted
BrowDelFs senate joint memorial,
urging congress to pass the Lewis
and Clark Fair appropriation.
Tbe senate this morning refused
to concur in the bouse resolution
demanding that the secretary of
state trausmit the veto message of
tho last regular session and the bills
will not bs received at this session.
vrienasoi tne ueiuo canal pro
ject have been working bard today
on a bill appropriating $lno,ooo
with which to defray the expanses
of securing a right of way for a fed
eral canal and tbe meaturs will be
introduced in the House early to
morrow morLiDg. Tae outlcok
seems favorable for its passage. ,
A bill will be introduced in tie
House tomorrow morning requiring
the railroad companies to furnish
cars within a specified time after
applications are filed or ba subject
to a penalty. y
In tbe House 40 bills have been
introduced, and in the senate 10. A
large number of. these can be dis
posed of very quickly. - Bjth Hous
es have adopted a resolution declar
ing that tbe seseion shall arjourn
s ne die at midnight Wednesday,
December 23, but this, of course, is
subject to change if necessary.
Gault introduced a bill reoealing
tke portage law. Tbe bill was re
jected, f ' ' 1
A COSTLY BLOW DEAT TO
AMERICAN REPUTATION..' r
Washington, Djc. 13.- Senator
Hanna is charged with discourtesy
by republican national committee
men from be south for having in
vited juqeou w. livone. a negro.
registry of the treasury, and thena'
tional committeeman from Georgia,
tq bis dinner at tbe Arlington last
While none of the Southerners
left the' dinner they were greatly
displeased because of Lyon s pres
ence, and National Committeeman
Robinson, of North Carolina, re
fused to attend the baoquet.
Lyons received an invitation from
Hanna to attend the dinner and
went. Now it is said by some of
those who were at the dinner that
it was understood that Lyons would
recollect a previous engagement
and absent bimeelf from the dinner.
After Lyons had been seated, Rob
ineon came to the door, and looking
in, saw i,yons. Securing his coat
and hat be went into tbe lobby, of
the Arlington hotel, refusing to en
ter the dining room.
"I came here as a gentleman," he
said, "and I am going away as 1
gentleman."" ' ' -
.Register Lyons' was seated di
rectly across tbe table from Repre
sentitive Brownlow of Tennessee,
who is the national committeeman
from that state. Brownlow made
no objections to the presence of Ly
After the dinner Eeveral national
committeemen from southern states
talked over the propriety of LyonB
being present at the dinner, brit re
fused to discuss it for publication.
We were Senator Hanna's guests at
tbe dinner and it was optional with
us whether we remained or not if
we did not approve of his guests,"
one of them said today. ,
Register Lyons rel used to eay
Senator Hanna said that if any
one did not like his colleagues
of tbe national committee he did
not have to remain at the dinner.
In the matter ot the estate of Mabel E Howe
a minor, notice is hereby given that under and
in pursuance of an order of sale made by the
County Court of Benton County. Oregon enter
ed ou the 25th day of November, 1903, I, Frank
L, Howe, guardian of the person and estate of
said minor, will from and after the 10th day of
January, 1904, proceed to sell at public or pri
vate sale to the highest bidder for cash in hand
all the estate, right, title and interest which
said minor Mabel E. Howe, now has In and to
the following real esMte tow it: Lots ten, elev
en and twelve In Block 22, In the County addi
tion to tbe City of Corvallis, Oregon.
This the 12th day of December, lc03, at Cor
vallis, Oregon, -
FRANK L. HOWE
Guardian of the Estate of Mabel . E, Howe,
Mr. Perkins a Witness Against th
Shipbuilidng Trust He Saya
Morgan & Co. . Committed 4
New York, Deo. I2. Concerning
J. P. Morgan & Co.'s great steals ia
the ship Building Trust manipula-
tions, The World says editorially;.
"Tbe appearance of Mr. Perkins
of J. P. Morgan & Co., as a witness '
in the bondholders' suit against the
Ship-building trust,- has settled,
some points which have heretofore
been matter s of conjecture or of
reasonably assumed probability.
Messrs. Morgan & Co. were tha
owners, for the steel syndicate, pf
the Bethlehem Steel Plant when it
was offered to Dresser . and Nixon
by Mr. Schwab.
Tney were therefor rponsibla
for maintaining B ihlch-m as a
rival of their steel irurt, or, to taks
the other alternative, for maintain
ing it as a nominal ' competitor
but really an ally, in collusive bid
ding for armor-plate contracts. "
They were responsible for the?
price of $30,000,000 in stock
bonds put. upon a plant worth
They were responsible for
contract with Harris, Gates & Co..
brokers, that $20,000,000 stock re
ceived by them and by Schwab
should be dealt out to the dear pub
lic" at $65 for preferred and $25 for
common shares before any of tha
stock so prodigally issued wag.
They were responsible for tha
discrepancy of $249,ooo in tbe cash
of Bethlehem, a trifle so negligeabla
that Nixon did not protest about
it, and for withholding Bethlehem
earnings from the company which,
had purchased them with the plant.
By fair inference they or Mr.
Schwab, was responsible for repre
senting those earnings to the Shel
don Reorganization committee at a
million a year more than they were
reported to the Listing committee
of the Stork Exchange.
They were responsible for accept
ing stock in a company which they
bad not investigated in payment
for a plant held for the steel syn
dicate. And 'the Harris-Gates ee?
cret agreement, tells the reason.
Why investigate, when tbe stock
was to be at once "unloaded'' oa '
the public? ' "
Pat upon these facts the most
favorable construction possible,
make whatever excuse charity may
suggest for men dazzledty sudden
millions, tbe transactions here sam
rrarized were still applying in Wall
street the methods of those gold-
brick artists who from north of In
spector By rnes's famous "dead
line" view that gold-paved realm
with bitter envy.
.Those methods have brought dis
trust upon honest enterprises and
legitimate : banking. ' Tney haver
put needless hardships upon finan
cial markets. ; They have dealt a
costly blow to American reputation
abroad. They have caused distress
to thousands of trustful investors,
and yet the men who used themara
in no danger. They are all "hon--orable
men" and "great financiers."
For a Bad Cold.'
If you have a bad cold you need
a good reliable medicine like Cham
berlain's Cough remedy to loosen
and relieve it, and to allay tbe irri-"v
tation an inflammation of tbe throat
and lungs- For sale by Graham
THE OLD RELIABLE
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. Absolutely Pure.
THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE?