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Oratorical contest at he college
"A MOTHER'S ERRAND.
Mrs. Rosendorf Left Yesterday for
-her Son's Bedside Late News.
MORE TRAIN SERVICE.
Local news usually in thi3 col
umn is to be found on fourth page
Born, Thursday to Mr.
Mrs. R. V. Moor, a daughter.
. Miss Mabel Withycombe retur
ned Wednesday from a ten days
visit with Miss Mabel - Jones at
Brooks. .- ' ;
An advertisement in a Port-
1an1 Tarr cave ' 'Wflntpd . a boV
I t" J ' " . . -
to sell oysters that can ride a bicy
cle,'." and the wonder is where that
strenuous breedjof oysters came from.
L. Herse and family of West
point, Nebraska, are to arrive in
Corvallis tomorrow, to reside. Mr.
Herse is the father of Otto F. L
Herse of this city.
The number of pieces of mail
collected and delivered on the three
R. F. D. routes out of Corvallis
during February was, Number 1,
4,310; Route 2, 3.73i; Route 3,
3,835; total, 11,876.
. Wheat is now 73 centsinthe lo
cal market. The advance came a
day or two ago , and is the result of
activity in the Eastern markets. No
local sales have resulted, farmers
generally having sold long ago.
. B. F. Brattain and family of
Philomath, send the following card
of thanks to the Times for publica
tion: We take this means of thank
ing the people ot . Philomath and
vicinity for their kind help and
sympathy during the last sickness
of our companion and mother.
Portlaaders are compelled to pay
more to see theatrical attractions
than are the peopleof interiortowns.
A Datable instance is the case of
"Uncle Tom's Cabin," to appear
in Corvallis next Tuesday evening.
The prices here are to be 35 and
50 -cents. At the Marquam Grand fruitless.
wnere the same company appeared
in a matinee yesterday afternoon
and last night, the prices were 75
cents and a dollar.
In college chapel tonight occurs
the local oratorical contest 01 the
Prohibition League. In it three
orators will compete for selection
as representative of the local league
in the state contest to .take olace at
Dhi1nmnl1i it, tit, tt.,, ftt "tt rtx "TVl a
contestants and their subjects are,
Mark D. McCaTllister, "Alcoholic
Slavery;" Alice Wicklund, "The
Life Radiant;" Waldo E. Colbert,
"The Whirlpool of Intemperance.'
Other features on the program will
be, vocal solo, Miss Spangler; song,
Utopian Quartette; duet, the Misses
For several days past the ffi
cers have kept a close watch on all
trains Arriving in town, for R. O
Keller, a hypnotist who did var
ions stunts in- town last summer.
He was wanted at Stockton, Cal
ifornia, for burglary, and muck of
the time this week, the wires have
been kept hot with descriptions of
. him, and requesting his arrest if be
came to Corvallis. He is rementb
ered here as a bandsome, young
man 01 clerical appearance, who,
while blindfolded, took , several
citizens on a daring ride around
town. A telegram yesterday an
mounced his capture in a Calitornia
For Corvallis Plaa for Morning and
Evening Train Over Westside.
If all the rumors afoot have a
foundation, Corvallis is shortly to
have a better tram service. A train
to leave Corvallis early in the morn
ing for Portland, and . to- return in
the evening, giving the - traveler f a
large part of the day in the metrop
olis, isflpcordinff to report, shortly
quent telegram announced that he jto go mto operation over the Westr
Is not so well." A telegram yes-1 side jj0 confirmation of the
terday morning held out little, or reports can be secured from ah an
. y-rc 4.1. -
Tramp who Asked for Dinner Cor
vallis Parson bad him Kneeling
for an Hour.
Mis Corvallis friends are full of
anxiety while Edward Rosendort
fights bravely for his life in a ' Phil
adelphia hospital. He survived
the crisis of his disease which was
. J on last Wednesday, but a subse-
andf quent telegram ann
no hope of recovery. " 1 he case is
un:ertain; may last three or. lour
davs. and mieht live a week, it
said. Local physicians who saw
the telegram say that, if he can Sur
vive a week that ne ought to recover.
The one chance in his favor is
that he is known to possess wonder
ful vitality and. grit. When suf
fering with typhoid fever in Port
land, a number of years ago he was
expected to diewerv day for six
weeks, but in the end, wore out
the disease. This buoys up his
mother and friends to hope"that he
may, ,in spite of gloomy tidings
triiimph over his present attack.
His mother, hoping that she may nat thpv ahout the details of
not be too late, and full of regretUjjg plan Tne change is to be ex
that she did not start sooner, left at tensive in character, and involves
noon yesterday for the bedside. If whole Westside system. The
trains Are not delayed she should nnrnnse is tn afford better facilities
reach Philadelphia Wednesday, bhe not oniv for Corvallis, but for all
was accompanied to Portland by tbe towns aion2. the westside. At
thoritative source. . Officials of the
company have been in town for two
or three days, but they decline : to
give out information. , They, do not
say, however, that the rumors are
without foundation, and from this
fact, it is believed by those conver
sant with the subject, that the de
tails are now being worked put at
headquarters.-: - ' v""-r
A fact that lends color to the
proposition, is that trainmen are dis
cussing the details. Railroad train
men always have a way ot finding
out thinsrs that are coins on in the
official circles of their companies
and it is not often that they are
amiss in their conclusions. This is
Miss Pauline Kline.
Letters received yesterday , ex
plain that the young man was stri
cken suddenly with extreme illness
while he was at the breakfast table,
and was at once taken to the hospi
tal, where for two days it was with
difficulty that he could be kept in
bed. The letter also stated that
two of the best pneumonia special
ists in the United States are in char
ge of his case and all that human
band can do , would be done.
many points in counties to ; rue
northward, the way trains have been
run in the past has been such that
a considerable timonnt of trafhc has
been lost to the company because
people travel to county J seats and
other important points .. by private
conveyance instead of by train. lo
secure the traffic,- and as a' part of
a general system -of development
and perfecting of train service on
he Westside, is the reason why the
.. t ' A t . 1 ? Ti
company is nmsmg uie cuange, xy
had to prat first.
The Knights of Pythias of this he rjlan. it is proposed that two
aty have wired the Philadelphia Westside trains run into Portland'on
lodges to spare neither pains nor the Jefferson street line; and two
expense in extending assistance, via the old Westside route. The
and all Corvallis fervently hopes early morning train out of Corvallis,
that the mother's errand may not be according to the trainmen, - and the
MORE HOUSES NEEDED.
Rev. F. M. Bung, president
the Western Conference S. D. A.,
held an instructive - meeting at
the Knight hall in Corvallis Thurs- 1
day evening. There was a good 1
attendance, and upon the whole, j
the Adventists created considerable
interest here, in their doctrine.
While in Corvallis Mr. Burg de
cided to hold the annual S. D. A.
campmeeting here. The location
selected is vacant lots in the vicin
ity of the City park in Job's addi
tion. The exact date of the meet
ing has not been settled upon, but
it will be in the latter part of May.
From 300 to 500 tents will be upon
Louis, the 7-year old child of
Mr.and Mrs. J. D. Howell, who re
side on the Kiger Island, met with
an accident Thursday, the evidence
of which the little one is likely to
carry through life. A gentle, old
horse was loose in the barn yard.
Louis walked up behind him with
out thought of danger and the ani
mal playfully kicked at the child.
The horse's foot struck the little
boy in the face, inflicting an ugly
wound extending down the left
cheek, cutting through the lip and
' splitting the left eye lid open. An
other wound, made apparently by
the horse's shoe cut open the left
side of the chin to the bone, and it
js believed tore away a portion of
the periosteum. The child was un
conscious when teen by Dr. Farra
Thursday afternoon, but hopes are
cnienainea that be will recover.
Probability 0f new
Several property owners about
town talk ofbuildiag residences and
dwelling houses this summer. Some
have made inquiries 01 carpent
ers with a view of ascertaining the
approximate cost. '
The prices of lumber are
lower tnan the fegures that pre
vailed last season, and are doubt
less below what they will be here
after. Toe general belief is that
the future will see a steadily ad
vancing value for lumber, due na
turally to the fact ' that the timber
has passed into tbe hands of syn
dicates, and that the present lower
figures are temporary and Meet
ing. - This is an influence that
causes many property owners to
figure on building now, while ma
terials are within such easy reach
l he tact that many a house in
town is occupied by two families,
and that there are no vacant dwell
ings is also a consideration in the
matter. Another one hundred
houses, were they in Corvallis,
would be certainly and. speedily
occupied. A score or more families
applied for houses last summer for
use while they sent their young
folks to college, but were' unable to
get them, and for that reason did
not move into town. The result
ant loss to business men who would
have sold supplies to these people,
as well as the loss in rents and in
other ways is a factor in the sit
uation that is not forgotten- It is
very probable that something tan
gible will come out of the present
conditions and of the investigations
prospective builders are making
with respect to what the cost will
De. Men with idle money can un
doubtedly find a safe and profitable
investment for it in the erection of
dwellings to rent in Corvallis,
same tram out of Sheridan leave
the Westside mainline at Whiteson,
and then take what was formerly
the narrow gauge line for the Jef
ferson street station in Portland
The route is said . to be ;': nmiles
shorter from Corvallis than i& the
main line." Two trains, one of them
the noon train at Corvallis, - are to
rrm over the regular Westside line
via Beaverton and Summit lntqjne
Union depot at Portland," as "now.
The trainmen s account even goes to
m Jr.-1 the extent of saying that the officials
at neaaquarters are now wording on
the time card, and that it will not
be laag until the new schedule will
So far, nobody ventures to pre
dict what will be the leaving' time of
the new morning train out of Cor
vallis. Some have the hour as early
as four o'clock in the morning, and
the arriving fame, nine o clock in
the -evening. Others say it will
leave later and arrive earlier. It is
claimed that the trip over the Jef
ferson street line, because'of the
shorter distance, can be made in
shorter time, than over ' the main
line, and that the schedule will re
duce the trip to probably four hours.
As stated above, no confirmation
of the above statements can be se
cured from an authoritative source.
The company is not -ready to give
out the information,-and of course
may mot ' finally determine -to
make the change. Events might
develop that would demolish the
plan .altogether, and prevent the
new train from going into operation.
A different view, nowever, is taken
by those who have heard of the
scheme. ' -
The tramp printer was partaking:
of the bounty of a Corvallis fam
ily s dinner table a short time ago.
What is that building: across
the s'.reet. Mr. ?"aid the tour
That is a church." ;
"I thought so and the building
next is where the preacher lives?'
"Yes." . - . v: -
? "I was sure I - recognized these
surroundings." v .
"You have been here before?
suggested a listener.
Yes. A few years ago I was
one of a party touring this section
investigating the labor problem,
and I had an experience overthere 1
which I shall never forget." -
' The host appeared interested and
the guest continued: ; , '
"I do not intend any . reflections
on that church or any other, but
when I applied there in an almost
famishing, state of hunger, for a
bite to eat I got a mighty hard deal.
I was invited by the minister, po
litely enough, into the parlor.
Are you a man of od? .. said
t'Not to any ' alarming extent,"
said I. - - -.''
"Well," said he, "I will assist
you, but I shall haye to ask you
first to " - . -
"Go out to the woodpile," thought
I. " .
" kneel in prayer with me."
The conclusion of his sentence was
a delightful surprise. . I regarded
the condition as easy, notwith
standing the rebellious attitude of
mv stomach at the suggestion ot
any delay in its satisfaction.
"Each bowed upon a chair and
the minister led off, asking divine
aid in turning me .into the paths
of righteousness and so on.
A famished teeling. struck me
about that time and I gave an an
dible sigh. I concluded later that
the sigh was an encouraging sign
for the minister to - continue. Me
besought the good Lord to open
my eyes to the iniquities of an idle
and sinful life.' Just then a pang
of hunger punctured my peritoneum
and I was unable to smother an ex
pression of pain. That made him
think he had me going sure, and
began to bring up his reserve forces
to render the route the more spect
acular. He prayed, and prayed.
and now and then " I made some
exclamation in response to an at
tack from within, or groaned from
agony, and each indication of men
tal or physical disturbance gave the
minister an incentive to redoubled
exertion and continuance.
"I suppose.he didn't pray more
than an hour before he came to
Amen,.' but I am afraid to say
how long it seemed to me.
"We finally arose, both seeming
to be, and actually being, pretty
well done up. My appearance in
dicated that I had gone through an
ample transformation process. It
was highly satisfactory to the
preacher, and he fed me. , After the
meal he proposedTthat we renew
our vows, but I declined on the
ground that I was all : ready over
due to meet a companion."
The minister in question is not
now a resident of Corvallis.
Not the accumulation of 'odd sizes . ;
and- unsalable. styles from the
stock of last season, 1
NO, JUST THE REVERSE.
- , It is all New and from clean and
well ventilated factories. , ' . ,
Cambric and Muslin dain
tily, tucked, with; val. lace
insertions and embroidery
effects, beautiful styles, at
75c, $1.00, 1.50, 2.00, 2.50.
- Cambric and Mtf&lin em
broidery, lace, valenciennes
and torchon trimmed, bead
ing and ribbon.
$1.00, 1.25. 1.50, 2.00, 2.50
With fitted band at waist
line.' . Painty embroidery
and lace trimmed. Large
assortment. Per pair,
5oc, 75, $1, 1.25, 1.50, 2.00
Cambric Chemises, dainty
embroidery trimmed, inser
tions, beading and ribbon,
50c, 75, $1.00, 1.50.
Shipments of our immense stock of Spring Goods are
arriving daily, sand embrace all the latest novelties of
the season and are ready for inspection at
S. L. KLINE'S,
Regulator of Low Prices.
IF YOU ABE LOOKING FOR SOME REAL
good bargains in stock, grain, fruit and poultry
i Ranches, write for my special list, or come and
see me. I shall take pleasure in giving you all
the reliable information you wish, also showing
you over the country.
x Real Estate, Loan, and Insurance,
.- ". Philomath, Oregon.
Ambler & Watters.
Henry Ambler and County
Judge Watters - have entered into
partnership in the real estate busi
ness, l-he former will represent
.the firm at Philomath, and the lat
ter in Corvallis, A representative
is to be sent to Portland or beyond.
tolinterest incoming immigrants,
so that this county may 'get her
share of the new immigration to
the state. Both members of the
firm are men of strict inteerity and
.mis is a moderately heavy vehicle hieh character. and their associated
with pole and will be sold cheap. Ap efforts should add materially to the
pip to j. d. weue, court neuse, Cor- already successful business of Mr,
Buckboard for Sale.
Don't forget to try Alden's fresh taffy
aad pinoche at Hall's.
White Leghorns. -'
I have full blooded White Leg
norn eggs tor sale at 50 -cents per
setting ot 15 eggs.
Mrs, J. P. Durno.
Information at J. ,H. Herris
store. ' .
ATTORNEY AT IAW f
JUSTICE OF THK PBACB
stcnoennhT and trnewiitin dona.
OSes in Baraett bnck CortdOia, Om
Best Plymouth Rock or Brown Leghorn
; cocfcrela or eggs.
, J. JJ. Irvine, twraiue.
: : :
Bright cheat and rye grass bay, vetch,
pelts, timothy, and rye grass seeds,
Poland China hogs, Shropshire rams,
Good, bright vetch straw, . fresh from
the barn, for sale at reasonable prices.
.1 L I Brooks,
Poland China boar, 23 months old
subject to register.
5 mules north of CorvaUia.
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j EMERY'S ART STUDIO
S South Main St., Corvallis, Ore.
Carbon, Platinum and Flatino Portraiture
" O. A. C. ATHLETIC AND SCENIC VIEWS. F
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Art Calendars, Sofa Pillow Covers,
And other Photographie Novelties. . C
The greatest success achieved in
the last decade by any ' 'Uncle Tom' s
Cabin Company is that won by Leon
Washburn s which plays on Tues
day night March 8th at the Opera
House. Of all the dramatic success
known, there are none, that equals
this great play . It is established in
popular favor here as well as every
where else, and needs no indorse
ment from other cities. It is suffi
cient to say that it wilf be presented
by an excellent company of fifty
person: and with new and elaborate
scenery gotten up for this season s
tour. A grand street parade will
be given at 4 p. ml
Remember Nolan & Callahan's Rem
nant and Rummage sale will cloae Wed
nesday evening Feb 23.
Roll of music between ; Corvallis and
Plymouth chapel Plase eeave lat Times
Wells, Windmills and Pumps.
I am now prepared to "do all kinds of
well, windmill and pump work, See me
before you have your work done. Send
orders to Simpson's Hardware store. .
- Wanted. -
A situation to do general housework
in private family by aa experienced and
ompetent .women. Apply at Thus
4 CamlBs rtevrHUU
, . Do you wish to choose from an elegant line
of Negligee Shirts, in plain, eolored, figured, and
open work, for Spring wear? Come in and see
a large assortment at .
75c. $1.00, $1.25, $1.50.
"Seeing is believing." ' '
We are closing out our All Wool Underwear
$1.50 Lamb's Wool, Extra Quality, for $1.12
, 1.25 " " Guaranteed 88
Bargains also in Men's and Boys' Clothing.
A complete new line of Men's "Kingsbury'
Hats in all styles. ' k