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About The Corvallis times. (Corvallis, Or.) 1888-1909 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 23, 1904)
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' iaTgrtUwiiwiintnM amn ebrl Jfbr
tturwtoflS eenti par Una. . ,-'
Mrs. A. Schick retnrnedTbureday
from a bil-f vUlt with Albany friends.
Services at tba Dixon -school
. bouse Sunday at 2 :30 p. m. by H. A.
: W. Jj. Barker Is a recent arrival
from ClaytoocouDty.Iowa. He has rel
atives who have been here but a short
time from the same state.
; ' Mrs. Chailes Hill and her mother,
J of Albaoy, are here on a vie It to the
family of W. W. Holgate ...
. Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Burnett Bra
up from Falls Oliy od a visit to friends
and leUtives la Corvallis.
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"Malooey't Wedding," which Is to
beths atti action at the Oorvallis Ope
ra house this, Saturday evenlDg.is to
appear In the SinquamGrand Id Port
laud on the 23 1 and 21th.
James Cooley aid wife arrived
yesterday from Brownsville, and are
guests at the home of Mr. and Mts. J.
D. Irvine. 1
J. O. Wells has not made bis usu
al dally appearance In Oorvallis during
the past two weeks. Inquiry as to
the cause disclosed the Information
that be has been confined to his Oak
Creek home with a , badly sprained
Mr. and Mrs. Z. K. Straight of
Walla WaVa, were In the city Mon
day, enroute to Calircrola, - afier a
brief visit at the borne xf Mr.
Straight's brother, James Robinson.
Mrs. 8'ralght was once a resident of
Cc rvallle. -
Regular services at the Presbyte
rian church next Sunday. The pastor
. will speak In the morning on "Jaoob'a
Prayer.":. In the evening be will con
clude his seiles of sermons on the "Be
atitudes." All Cordially invited.
The appearance of the name of
Rev. Richard Ktger to the published
list of Ponlod bott-1 arrivals from
Oorvallis, Is the subject of speculation
among Dick's friends. They are
wondering If he Isn't to some way try
ing to "j ib" the religious folks of the
Ira Hunter has returned to Cor
vallis from a visit to relatives In oth
er Oregon counties, and will start In a
day r-r two for ble Watervljle bomp.
Mr. Hunter reports that there Is little
hope for Improvement In tba condi
tion of bis wUe, who has bnen partial
ly paral3zd for a considerable time.
. Another large Influx rf immigra
tion from 'hf Eiat is expected as soon
as the eettlt-ra' rate goes Into opera
tion again. Tbls is to happen about
March 1-t. At that tlmn, among oth
ers, four families from Nebraska and
one Ir m Arkansas, are expectfd by
J. J. Cady. The party will number in
all, abont 30 persons; and all will,
when they start, have Oorvallis for
The Initiative In loglrlatlm Is pro
posed in the case of the local option
laws. Petitions demanding that the
people be given opportunity to vote
, on the law at the June election, are in
circulation a'l over Oregon, and have
reached Oorvallis. Eight thousand
signatures are required, of which Oor
vallis and vicinity is to furnish 300.
At noon yesterday, over 200 names
had been secured after a canvass of
but a portion of Ooi vallis. The pro
posed law gives to each county, or
town, the right to vote on wbe.her or
not it shall have saloons.
An attractive display of beautiful
flowrs has flwaye engaged attention
at the S. P. railroad station, and con
cerning them, they tell this on Agent
Farmer. He owned and cared ftr
these flowers. He determined to edd
to their beauty by application of fer
tilizer. He bought what be understood
to be fertilizer, and made liberal appli
cations. Yesterday, amid a profusion
of flowing and filling tears, he carted
bis flowers away. They were all dead.
The fertilizer was saltpetre.
William Faber, the wealthy Alba
ny brewer and hop speculator, died
In Portland Thursday morning as a
result of an operation for gallBtone. It
Is understood that he will be burled
near Portland at 11 o'clock Sunday,
under the auspices of the order r f
, Elks. Mr. Faber was about 50 yearB
of age. He came to America from
Germany 30 years ago and was at that
time 20 years of age. His relatives in
Germany are wealthy and prominent
people. He was a member of the firm
of Faber & Nela bop dealers, and has
had business relations with all hop
growers of Benton. Mr. Faber's death
will be sincerely regretted by many
acquaintances here, all of whom knew
him as a generous and bonoiableman,
and In every way companionable.
At the college, arrangements are
being perfected for a covered track tor
the use of the athletes In winter prac
tice. At a meeting of the Btutftnt bedy
Wednesday, $140 was raised by con
tributions for tbe purpose. An addit
tlonal S100 will be required. The track
Is to be S120 yards In length and Is to
be covered with canvas. The width
will be 20 feet. The canvas will be
stretched over a frame ol scantlings
and wires, so made that it can at any
time be removed and stored away for
future use. - For tbe comiag track
team, there Is probably at hand the
beet material In the history of the col
lege, and a victorious season Is expect
ed. Among the new men is A. B.
i Coatee, the well-ikoown Albany atb
' lete, and Forrest Smlthaon, a Portland
sprinter, with a good record. It Is ex
t peered that the covered track will be
ready for use In tbe first days of February
Ttpffiilar meetincr of, the jCoffee
Olub tiexr Monday afttraooa at -30.
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MlesEda Jacobs spent-Several
days la Albany this week. 4 ,?
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:, JHs Emma Crawford visited 1 Al
bany friends Wedneediy. - t,
Ben Elgin went to Salem yester
day for a visit with relatives.
Only eight days more remain of
Kline's Clear ince Sale. Mail orders
solicited and satlt fiction guaranteed,
'. 'r'Mr. ' and Mrs. Richard Klger
were passengers on Wednesday's
We3tslde train for Portland.
Ralph Davidson left Thursday
f jr a visit with relatives at- Independ
Mrs. Rennle Is tbe guest unttl
Monday at tbe country home of Mr.
and Mrs. P. A- Kline.
Miss Nellie Cameron returoed
Wfdoeeday from a month's v .visit
with Portland aad Salem relatives
and friend1. V
Mm. J. C, Hcfer, left Wednesday
for her home la MarshfMd, after a
vleit i f a fe'dys wttb ber son Frd,
who is a student at the college, y:
The college basket ball team left
yes er Jay noon tor Salem, where a
game with tbe Willame'te University ,
team was to take place last night. '
Thra will be a epeital meeting
of Oorvallis lodge A. F. & A. M. Sat
urday evening, January 23. Work
In E. A. degie".
.Regular service at the M. E.
cnurch South tomorrow. Sacrament
of tbe Ii rl's supper after morning
sermon. Sunday school at 10.
Mr'. F. E. Smith arrived yes.
terday trm Salem tor a visit at tbe
home of her parents, Mr. ard Mrs.
R, M. Gilbert. y . ' . -
Subject at Church of Christ to
morrowa. m., "Our " Marching Or
ders;" p. m "The Drawing ; Power ot
the Crw." Tbe church is planning
for a revival service to begin early in
Wm. MicMaban's resident has
receive l a new coat t'f paint since it
narrowjy escaped -total destruction by
firf, and It a?aln presents an . attrac
Tomrrrow at the Congregational
cliurch the subjects are as follows:
Morning, '-The Two F roes in the
World." evening. "The Unjust Stew
ard.; J. li. Davldion, wlf a"d mother,
arrived Tuesday from California, a'd
have been guests at the home or W,
8. Ijlovllle. Tey have rdturaed to
Oregon to reside.
Mrs. Joe 8mlth is a patient at St.
VIoceTit's hospital In Portland, hfr
husband t e ng with her. Mr. Smith
recently came up for a dy to look af
ter things on the Suver farm, a'd ia
ports that so f t, ths hospital phy
sicians have not beo able to- give him
much satisfaction a t- ber condition.
Mrs. Smith seems to be affected by
serious stomach trouble.
At the college rhetorlrals in the
chapel Wcdneiday afternoon tbe tar
iff que "Ion was debated by f )ur jun
1 T8. As stated tbd question via,
'-Resolved that the time has com"
when the policy i f rr 'taction thould
be laid aside by tbe Unl ed States."
Tbe affirmative was maintained by
Marlon Stokes a-d T. W. Epey, and
the negative by Karl Stelwer and Mer
rill Moores. The decision for tbe
la'ter. . j :
O. J. Blacklfdge' has rented the
lower floor of the Thompson cement
business house well under cone-ruction
on South Main sir et. The room
is about 24 x 7o feet, and tbe e is to
be a commodious gallery extending
the full width of the building from
tbe rear to the center of tbe room
From that point six-foot - galleries
will extend to the frjot. Mr. Black-
ledge's fcrnlture business is crowding
tbe capacity of bis preeent quart era
but he expects to be In ' tbe 'new
building by March 1st if not sooner.
John A. Gellatly, accompanied
by his daughter arrived Tuesday tot
a visit of a week with old friends la
Benton. As readers of the Times
know, Mr. Gellatly Is the newly elect
e i mayor of Wer'atchee, Washington,
a thriving town of 2500 population.
He Is also secretary there ot a big Ir
rlga Ing Company, In which capacity
be disbursed over $100,000 last year.
He Is also engaged In the abstract
business which is made extremely
profltab'e by reason of the rushing
real estate movement In vogue in
that booming vicinity. Mr, Gellatly
has many friends in Benton, who are
pleased with his prosperity in the new
With respect to '-Maloney's Wed
ding" tonight, it is announced by the
management that no more attractions
are expected at the Opera house for
some time. The wedding will make
the third attraction in ten days whlcb
is a swifter schedule than tbe new
management of the playhouse expects
to maintain. The purpbss 1b to pre
sent a better class of attractions and
only so many thereof as tbe ' average
playgoer can afford. Tbe swifter pace
of the present Is accidental and not
designed. Three excellent compan
ies happened along, about the same
time, and all were accepted. Mr. Ma
loney, therefore, in an Irish wedding
suoh as CoTvallteltes will never eee
again Is an opportunity that none can
Mrs. Martha Peet Courts' A Coryallis
- Tragedy Recalled. --
Her Corvallis friends : have heard
with regret of another sorrow that
has . befallen Mrs. Martha Peet
Coutts. formerly of Corvallis but
now of Tipton, Iowa. ; Her . hus
band, John H Coutts. while or a
business visit to a neighboring town?
died, of apoplexy on the evening of
January 7th-. Mr. Coutts, accord
ing to the newspaper account: was
a man of distinction in his : community-
He'served; for four years ,
as county treasurer, and for the
past dozen years as president of the
First National . Bank of Tipton,
Iowa." "'"He was " also "engaged ' in
various business enterprises in the
vicinity," and was a man of large
means. He was married to Mrs.J
Peet. March 27, 1901, He was ' 53
years of age ' at the time of his
death. , i '
The passing of Mr. Coutts re
calls a tragedy- in Corvallis. ' in
which W. T. . Peet. the former
husband of Mrs. ,Coutts lost
his life. By- mistake, one sum
mer morning, eight or nine years
ago in a local drug store, he swal
lowed a deadly dose ot : aconite.
Within a few minutes the effects of
the drug had passed beyond the
remedies that were at once applied
and the victim, suffering awful
pain, lapsed into unconsciousness. A
carriage was called, and be was
taken' home,' where in spite of all
mat ptrysicians could do, he breath
ed his' last within a few hours. He
was a man' of brains and influence.
and his violent death cast a gloom
over the entire "community. A few
years later Mrs. Peet removed to
Tipton, Iowa, where she met and
married Mr. Coutts.
; FOR SALE.
Vetch seed at Corvallis Flonr Hills
All Mail Orders
34thr-Qreat Annual 34th
Will commence to-day, Friday, January the 1st, like its thirty-three predecessors.
It will continue for 30 days, and be conducted on the same broad plans1 that have made
them the greatest bargain opportunities. ' '
50c corsets at... ...... .39
$1.00 corsets at..... .85
1.25 corsets at, $1.00
1.50 corsets at ... 1.15
Broken lines at just half
price, or $1 corsets for 50c.
Ladies' . and Misses Hosiery & Underwear
Tbis is the best money-saving chance of the year in
the Hosiery and Underwear Department. Every gar-
rment at a greatly reduced
s, 3o cent garments at 21 cts
5o cent garments at 42J c
Trunks & Bags
Trunks, bags and suit cas
es at clearance sale prices.
Toys,' dolls, games, etc,
all at greatly reduced prices
-$1.50 boys' suits at ....$1.15
1 2.oo boys' suits at .... jl.45
1 2.50 boys' suits at .... 1.95
3.oo boys' suits at .... 2.45
3.50 boys' suits at .... 2.85
4.50 boys' suits at 3.50
v. 5.oo boys' suits at .... 3.95
Shawls & Fascinat'rs
Y During this great sale
shawls and fascinators will
be closed out regardless of
Our Annual Clearance Sale includes every Department of this Great Stock of Good' Merchandise, and the radical.
reductions apply to every article excepting only a few lines the prices of which the manufacturers control. .
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Ten per cent reduction on lace curtains.
Ten per cent reduction on dress linings.
Ten per cent reduction! on W. B. corsets.
Twenty-Fire per, cent reduction on back
. . and fancy combs.
Twenty-Five per cent reduction dress trim
niings, lace all over. ; ; ,
Twenty-Five per cent reduction wool
waists. -" ' '
Twentv-Five per cent reduction ladies' belts.
Ladies1 and Misses' skirts 10 per cent re
- duction. ' ". ' ,
Ladies' and' Misses' jackets 25 per cent
reduction. ' -
Wool shawls and fascinators, 25 per cent
Keceived During Sale
$10.00 suits at.........,.
12..50 suits at.......
13.50 suits at
15.00 suite at..
16,50 suits at
18.00 suits at......::.:..;
75 cent garments at 674
$l.oo garments at - 82
LADIES' SKIRTS ' AND JACKETS
$,5.00 Jackets, $3.95
10.0Q Jackets, 7.95
13.50 Jackets, 10.00
1 5. oo J ackets, 1 1 .85
Children's and Misses' wraps are included in
' this great sale.
Our entire stock of lace
Men's & Boys' Underw.
$ .56 garments at $ Al
.75 garments at....:.. .67
1 .00 garments at .79
1.50 garments at.. , 1.20
2.oo garments at 1.45
All 16.50, 17.50, 18, 20 and $22.50 Suits and Over-
coats, ror. ................:...."...'....,.
All 13, 14 and $15 Stats and Overcoats ibr....t.......
: All 10,11, 12 and $12,50 Saks and drercoats for...
iAU 8,8.50 5,' 9.50 and $10 Saks and Overcoats......
i AH $7.50 Suits and Ore coats '.........1
Twenty per cent reduction, on all Boysr Suits and
'-' ' Overcoats, and Men's Extra Pants y
Six and one fourth cent calico at .
; Ten cent outing flannel. 8yi
Ten cent Bannelet ........-.i 8y$
Ten cent percale............... ............... '.7.8
Eight. and a third cent shirting ......7
Twelve and a half cent percale ,.-Jtl
Fifteen cent ribbon 12
Twenty-Five cent ribbon.. .L ..20
Thirty Five cent ribbon...:. ....30
Fifty cent velveteens.... ............... .......45
Dollar and a quarter dress goods.. .$1.0O
Dollar. dress goods .85
Seventy-Five cent dress goods. : 60
Fifty cent dress goods.. 45
Twenty-Fiye cent dressgoods............20
Twenty cent dress goods...... 15
Seventy-Five eent eiderdown.... ...60
Thirty-Five cent eiderdown.:.... .........25
will be Filled at Clearance Sale Prices.
$ - 5.00 overcots at.
8.50 overcoats at..
10.0 ) overcoats at..
12.50 overcoats at.
15.00 overcoats at..
18.00 overcoats at.
Silks and Dress -Goods
Black, white, and colored dress fabrics, black and fan
cy silks, velvets and velveteens', at a great sacrifice.
.50 dress goods at 39 -.75
dress goods at 62 J
l.oo dress goods - at 79
50 Skirts at $3.45
O.OU pkirts at 4.35
b.OU bkirts at 5.00
7.50. Skirts at 5.85
Lace Curtains '
curtains and carpets at clearance
- Wool "W aists
1.25 wool waists at........ .90,
1.50 wool' waists at.. 1.20
2.00 wool waists at.. .1.45
2.50 wool waists at.......; 1.95
3.00 wool waists at........ 2.25
3.50 wool waists at.. : 2.45
Wool gloves in plain and
" fancy colors.
Regular 25, 35,50c
.Reduced to 20, 30, 42c.
Kid gloves: $1.25 gloves at'
$1. ; Dollar gloves at 90c!
$ .75 silk and velvet at 62$
l.oo silk and velvet at 82
1.25 silk and velvet at 99
75 pairs Labies' shoes worth
$2.00, $2.50, $3,00
. . and $3.50
50 pairs children's school
shoes worth. $1.25
25c Armour's washing pow-:
der .... . 3 lbs 15c
25c Home bak powder 19c
15c Rex loo percent lye
3 for 25c
15c canned corn..:......... 9c
Good sardines..'.. 6 for 256
Arm & Hammer, and Schil
ling's Soda.... 4 for 25c
Naptha soap.... 4 for 25c