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NEWS OF CORVALLIS AND
VICINITY TOW) IN BRIEF.
The Comings and Goings
Social Gossip, Personal
tion and Other Items
ot reo p
D. E. Swack will deliver a lect
ura tomorrow afternoon at Barrett
Lyceum. Subject, Local Uptlon.
New sidewalks at James Smith's
tl Monro Corner id's homes are
amoog the new street ioapravemeate.
Rev. D. L. Field will occupy the
pulpit ot the M. E. church tomorrow
at 11 a. m. a;d 8 p. m.
About 30 000 piuods of wool,
bought by A. J. Jobuson was shipped
away on yesie'day morning's beat.
Mr. and Mrs. Hill of Hill Military
Araiemy at Portland, are gueata at
June 22od hs bfeo set as the
da'e on which tbe comlog reunion
ot the Iowa colonists Id to ba held.
Baptist church Sunday morn
ing, subject, "What Truly Exalts a
Nation. Eveoiog, "Grace and Glory.
All are heartily luvlttd. i.
Wool Is 17 cent e in the local mat k
et. A few small lota ace arriving,
and a limited number of sales are reported..
Mre. a. u. uoiaiey pave an "a'-
ternoon" yestf ray to about thirty
lady friends . The guest ot honor
was Mrs. L. H. Wheeler of Seattle.
Dr. Cathey returne I a few days
ago from Tole lo, where he perform
ed an important surgical operation
on Mre. Sturtevaot of that town.
Hirold Belt Is pitcher this sea
eon f r the Aberdeen, Washington
base ball team. He was with the
same team last year.
Twelve bundle i faet of e'gbt
laeb ttllo? was shipped from the W.
O. Corbett tila factory by boat to la
dependence jeBte day.
John Harris. William Barclay
and Thomas Jones, tbe county board
of r Jad viewers, returne 1 yesterday
from Alsea, where they went to view
the Huard Kimball road.
At tbe Cbui-Jb of Christ nest
Bund ty evening tbe pastor will speak
on, "Toe Sinless Cbrlst" Social aud
communion service at 11 a. m. con
ducted by the officers 'of tbe church.
S. L. Hays returned Thured ly
from a trip to tbe Bohemia miner.
He has a 30 days' leave ot absense,
and leaves in a diy of two for other
A carload of brick left tbe O. &
E. station Thursday for S. G. Irvin at
Newport. Tbev are to be used In tbe
construct! m if seaside cottages, and
are from the btlckjard of W. C Cor
bett. A tie train has bean distributing
ties along the line of the 0. & E, for
some time past, issuing material for
firing up the track for summer trav
el. Tbe last load was taken over the
Most of this years mohair clip bas
been marketed. It Is probable that
the average figure at which It sold is
about 32 cents. A drop in tbe price
occurred a few days ago ' aud tbe best
quotation now la about 30 cents.
David Osburn is so far recovered
from tbe wound received io tbe Sun
day morning trouble of three weeks
ago, that be is able to be about. He
was down town for tbe first time
Thursday. His wound is rapidly
healing, and though be still suffers
occasional pain, be hopes in a couple
of weeks to be able to resume bis
place on the police force.
The Corvallis Poultry Association
is now a fixture. It was permanently
organized at a meeting Thursday
night. A constitution and by-laws
were adopted and officers were elect
ed. The latter are, B. W. JohDSon,
president; Prof. McKellips, vice-president;
Robert Johnson, secretary and
treasurer; Gene Simpson, assistant
.secretary ; F.L. Miller, superintendent.
The officers, together with W. G. Em-
ery and Prof. Entsely constitute tbe
executive board. The purpose of the
society is to promote the poultry in
terests ot Benton county. An annual
poultry show will be held, the first be
log scheduled for December 8th, 9th
A child with garments blazing,
creaming with fright and in peril ot
an agonizing death, was a scene at the
Sheaegreen borne Thursday evening,
The child was Bernetta, aged flvs
years. Lard and turpentine were be
ing heated in a plate on tbe stove tor
nse In treatment ot colds among mem
bers ot tbe family. The contents ot
the plate suddenly took fire, blazsd
up, and was dropped by the UtMe one.
Tbe flames immediately Ignited tbe
clothing of the child who screamed
and started to rush from tbe room.
Tbe father happened to be near, and
quickly clasping tbe little one in his
arms, with much difficulty succeeded
in smothering the flames. A moment ot
delay must certainly have resulted in
a fatality. The father's bands are
badly burned, but the little one escap
ed more fortunately, receiving only a
tew aiignt burns on tbe bands
Services at the Ca'holic church
tomorrow a the nsnal hours.
W. H. McComas, a well-known
Eastern Oregun newspaper man, is In
town for a week, on a business er
Mis! F. E. Smith and Son, ot Sa
lem, arrived Thursday and are the
guests of Mrs. Smith's parents, Mr.
and M rs. K. M. Gilberr.
Mrs. B. W. JobnsoD, Mrs. B. F.
Irvine and Mr. and Mre. E. R. Bryson
drove to Albany Thursday evening to
sea Miss Isabel Irving In "The Crisis."
, The Salem Statesman, in winding
up a social item describing a recent
marriage of prominent people says,
"The nappy couple has gone to tbe
asylum where the honeymoon will be
Mr. and Mrs. 8. L. Kline arrived
Wednesday evening from New York
City, after an absence cf tour weeks.
The. homeward trip was made via
Denver, Ogden and Sacramento, and
occupied neatly a week.
J. N. Labley, .who recently arriv
ed from Brimfleid, Illinois, ha3 pur
chased the G. 'W. Smith residence,
east of the Methodist cbureb, and is
shortly to occupy it with bis family.
Others from tbe same locality are ex
pected here later on. Tbe price is
Frad Getcheii. of Iowa, who has
been tbe guest for 10 days ot Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Franeleco, lefc yesterday
to continue bis tour of the Coast. He
expects to come west with bis mother
in the near future, and locate, possibly
in Corvallis. A number of friends of
tbe family were eoteitalned in his
honor at the Francisco home Wednes
Tbe tents and camping outfits
have, arrived for the big camp meet
ing to be held in Corvallis by tbe Seventh-Day
The shipment is at the steamboat
dock, and comprises 75 camp outfits,
aggregating Sevan tons in weight. The
meeting begins May 25th and will con
tlous until June 5tb. Speakers t.om
WasbiDgtoo, D. C, from San Francis
co, acid all tbe ministers of the denom
ination in Western Oregon will be
As the grown-up are, so are -the
children. The little ones Imitate their
elders. The little folk that took part
In the late production of Queen Esther,
are giving the show again on their
own book. They have been practicing
tbe parts ever since tbe two nights in
which tbey eaw the grown-up people
appear In regal splendor. - Vivian
Welsher is tbe King and Grace Smith
the queen. The place of performance
le In the barn of one of tbe families in
volved. The price of admission is five
cents, and two afternoon . performan
ces are given. One was scheduled for
yesterday afternoon and the other for
this afternoon. Heaven bless the children.
Born to the wife of V. B. Buck
ingham formerly of this place a
victor Moses of (JorvaIli8 was :
shaking hands with friends in this
place one day this week.
The Blacksmith has bought the
house belocgiug to Mr. Tozier and
wi!l move ii , crt a lot recently
purchased heteof Starr.
J. L. Caton reports most of the
spring seeding finished in his neigh
The social given by the Belknap
school was a success. .
J. H. Edwa'ds has the poles all
out for his line of telephone. -
O. Thrasher has been canvassing
this part of the valley this week for
the fire insurance company.
There will be preaching at this
place Sunday morning and after
noon by Rev. Handsaker of Cor
vallis. Dinner on the ground.
Piease remember that the grange
picnic will be on the 28 th of May
instead ot J une 2.
The Roosevelt club meeting this
week was largely attended and a
general good time prevailed.
ARE MADE TO "WEAR.
AKD TO RESIST WEAR
That's one reason why they're
s so popular.
Of course you know the
10 cents a button. $1 a Rip
Hskfor tnem at .
P 111- Z16R0EF
Senator John Daly has tendered
bis resignation as senator, from Ben
ton. A Salem dispatch says: State
Senator John D. Daly, of Benton coun
ty, has followed the lead ot Senator
McGinn, and has tendered his resigna
tion as senator, to take effect when bis
successor Is elected and qualified. His
letter brars date of May 1, 1904, but
was received by tbe governor this
morning, and Is as follows: ''Having
accepted tbe office of surveyor-general
of Oregon, I hereby beg leave to ten
der my resignation as state senator
tor Benton county, to take effect on
such date as my successor is legally j
A deluge of College bulletins flow-!
ed into the local poetofflce Thursday
morning, for mailing abroad, and gave
the rffice force much pain. It took
two trips of tbe college wagon to de
liver tbe bulletins at tbe office. The
latter bad to be twice handled in the
office, and when fiaally arranged for
shipment, filled ten big mall sacks.
The weight of the lot was about 4,000
pounds. Tbe bulletins sent out were
four in number as f lions: "Small
Fruits," by Prof. Coote; "Canning
Cheese," Prof. Pernot; -Plant Food
and Use of Fertiiiz?rs," Prof, Kolselv;
"Some Results in Swine Feeding," Dr.
Witbycombe. Ech bull --tin is sent to
about 8.000 persons, making 32,000
bulletins in all. The matter was print
ed at the college printing office.
Our ladies fine shoes and oxfords a
$2, 2.50. 3.00, and 3.50 are tbe strongest
lines we Lave ever shown.
Nolan & Callahan.
Mr. Gant has returned from Chs-
balis Wash, where he was sum
moned by the death of his con-in
law Mr. Mitchell. Mr. Mitchell
was killed by a plow handle strik
him in the abdomen while plowing.
He was a civil war veteran and
had many wounds to show for his
service in the war. He leaves a
wife and three children.
Born May 3 to Mr. and Mrs. V.
H. Davis, a daughter.
Mrs. T. Tom , oi Alsea, brought
her little three year old boy over
the -mount tin to Philomath last
Monday to have a plum stone re
moved from his throat. ; He had
swallowed the plumb etone and it
bad lodged in his throat before
reaching his stomach.
The infant son of J. Bennett ate
the heads from a quantity of
matches last Monday, but, receiv
ing prompt assistance it is believed
all danger of poisoning has passed.
Dr. Newth was summoned to
Alsea last Saturday to attend Mrs.
Marion Hayden who bad fallen
from her horse and disloca'ed her
A meeting was held at I. O. O,
F. hall Tuesday evening for inter
change oi views regarding a rural
telephone system. It was generally
agreed that the telsphane was an
immediate necessity, but no plan
was decided on. A letter from Mr,
DeVarney was read, also from Z
Davi- of Corvallis. aud it is sup
posni some plan willsoon be agreed
M r--. Rosebraugh started
Saturday for a vUit in Illinois
at i.t St Louis Exposition.
Strayed or S-olen.
John Goos, who resides four miles
south of town, has lost a span of horses,
eitbe-stolen, or gone estray. Any m
forniHtion in regard to them will be well
Fresh bread at Dunn & Thatcher's,
Go to Dunn & Thatchers for grit bone
and shell and all other kinds of poultry
and stock remedies.
Japanese articles for sale at the Jap
Lewis and Clark among the living
pictures May 25th.
Visit the gypsy camp.
Take a cooling drink with Rebekab
Notice for Publication.
Timber Land, Act June 1878,
United States Land Office,
Oregon City, Oregon,
March 23rd. 190.
Kotlce Is hereby given that In compliance
with the provisions ot the act of Congress of
June 3, 1878, entitled "An act for the sale of
timber lands in the States of California Oregon
Nevada and Washington Territory" as extended
toall the Public Land State by act of August t,
189?, Howard L. Bush of Eoskins, county of
Benton, state of Oregon, has this day filed la
this office his sworn statement Ho. 6386, for the
purchase of toe S. W. X of S. W. Jf of Section
No. 20 In Tovnsnlp No. 10 South, Bange No.
West W. M., and will offer proof to show that
the land sought is more valuable for its ttmner
or stone than for agricultural purposes, and to
establish his claim to said land before Victor
P. Moses, County Clerk. Corval 1U, Benton Coun
ty, Oregon, on Saturday, the 11th day of . June.
He names as witnesses:
Edd O. Frantx, of Hosklns, Oregon.
Abe H. West, " "J
Lincoln Allen of Kings Valley, Oregon.
David H. Simmon of PeeDee Oreeon.
Any and all persons claiming adversely the
above-described lands are requested to file
their claims in this office on or before said 11th
aay or June, 190.
Algernon 8. Dresser,
Just received the finest line of cloth
ing. We bonght this from the best
manufacturers and every suit is guar
anteed. Call and see us for clothing,
and i uur men & suit at io, icisi marvel,
Henkle & Davis.
E. R. Bryson,
For Groceries and Crockery.
Finest line of China and
Cut Glass to be found in the
Agent for Chase & San
born high grade coffee.
Produce taken in exchange
Growing Aches and Pains.
Mrs. Tosie Sumner. Bremond, Texas,
writes, April 2, 1902: "I hare used Bal
lard's Snow Liniment in my family for
three years. I would not be without it
in the house. I have used it on my lit
tle girl for growing pains and aches in
her knees. It cured her right away. I
have also used it for frost bitten feet,
with good success. It is the beat liniment
Ieverueed." 25c, 50c. $1.00. Sold by
Graham & Wortham.
Blackledge keeps large assortment
Iron beds at Blackledge's new furci
I have a good stock ranch for sale two
hundred and ninety five acres with un
limited outrange, a small house and
also a small orchard. This place is in
tbe Belknap settlement one half mile
from poscoffice, six miles from Monroe,
four miles from Bellfo'untain, 2l4
miles from church. Price to suit pur
chaser. Enquire of
A. W. Hawlev,
Notice t) Creditors.
Notice Is hereby given to all persons that the
underlgued has been duly appointed execu
tor ot the last will and testament of Guilford
Barnard deceased, by tne County Co rt of
Bentou county, for tbe state of Oregon.
All persons having: claims against said es
tate are hereby requiied to present the same
to me, properly verified as by law reouired
within six wonths of the date hereof, to the
undersigned at his residence near Monroe,
Oregon, or at the oftice of Yates & Yates,, in
uatea tni tin uay 01 may, hkh.
Executor of the last will and testament of
Guilford Barnard, deceased.
Real Estate Co.
r ;r " 1
Are you going to buy a suit or a pair of pants?
Let us quote you prices. Call and see our line
ready made clothing. We will save you money.
A GOLDEN 0PP0RTO1I1TY.
Now is the time to think about
Cbat Pair of eyeglasses
You were to treat your eyes jto. Come
to me and I will fit your eyes, guarantee
the fit, and will be here from 7 to 6 to
make good my guarantee.
E. W. S. PRATT,
The Jeweler and Optician.
Close at 6 p. m. except Saturdays.
F YOU ARE LOOKING FOR SOME REAL
good bargains in stock, grain, fruit and poultry ,
Ranches, write for our special list, or come and
see us. We shall take pleasure in giving you alVt
the reliable information you wish, also showing
you over the country. ;
AMBLER & WATERS.
Real Estate, Loan, and Insurance.
I ' Corvallis and Philomath, Or. s ,S
THE PRIDE OF THE WEST
NEW BIG SHOWS
The Great Tented Amusement Enterprise that Fulfills Every Promise
Circus - Menagerie - Museum - Hippodrome
Are you looking for a Home
. Or a good Investment?
If so we take pleasure in showing you
over the country and are confident we
can give yon the right price on some
thing will suit you.
We have tracts from 5 to I500 acres.
We have Fruit lands, Hop lands, Farm
lands, Poultry ranches, Stock ranches
and Timber lands. Ranging in price
from $7 to $125 per acre all owing to lo
cation and improvements.
We also have a nice list of city proper
ty. Lots from $75 to $500 each. Resi
dences from $3o to $3000 each according
to location and impiovemente we also
have some good business locations.
Offices first door south of reading room.
White & Stone, Corvallis Or.
Olill exhibit in COrual
Friday May 20th
2 Kings. Elevated Stage Rings
A NEW CIRCUS THROUGHOUT
WiU overcoms indigestion and dyspep
sia; regulate tne Dowels and cure liver
and kidney complaints. It ia the best
blood enncher ana invigorator in the
world. It is trarelv vegetable, nerfectlv
harmless, and should you be a sufferer
from disease, yon will nse it if yon are
R. N. Andrews, Editor and Mgr. Co
coa and Rockledge News, Cocoa, Fla.,
writes: "I have nsed yonr Herbine in
my family, and find it a most excellent
medicine. Its effects upon myself have
been a marked benefit. I recommend It
unhesitatingly." 50c Sold by Graham
. City Treasurer.
I announce myself a candidate for tbe
office of treasurer of the City of Corval
lis, subject to the decision of voters at
the next annual city election.
H. S. PERNOT,
Physician & Surgeon
Office over poatoffice. Residence Cor.
Fifth and Jefferson streets. Honrs 10 to
12 a. m., 1 to 4 p. m. Orders may be
eft at Graham & Wortham's drug store.
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Office in Zierolf Building, Corvallis. O
Notice of Publication.
Timber Land Act June 3, 17S.
Cnited States Land Office,
Oregon City, Oregon.
Corvallis, Oregon, March 3rd, 1901
Notice is hereby given that in compliance
with the provisions of the act of Congress ot
JuneS, 1878, entitle, "An act for the sale of
timber lands in the States of California, Oregon
Nevada, and Washington Territory" as extend
ed to all the Public Land states by act of Aug
ust , 1S92, Benjamin F. Totten of Corvallis,
county of Benton, state of Oregon, has this day
filed in this office his sworn statement No.
6377, for the purchase of the S. &. X it Section
No. SO, in Township No. 13 S. Bange No. 6 West,
and will otter proof lo show that the land
sought is more valuable tor its timber or stone
than for agricultural purposes, and to estab
lish his claim Co said land before Victor 1.
Moses, County Clerk, Benton county, State ot
Oregon, on Friday, the third day oi June, 1904,
He names as witnesses:
John L Bexford, ot Corvallis, Oregon.
Martin Butler of "
Abraham Coon, of "
Thomas Coon of lnavale, " ' 1
- Any and all persons claiming adversely the
above described lands arc requested to file
their claims In this office on or before said 3rd
day of June, 1901. ...
. . Algernon S. Dresser. .
A Multitude; of New Features Never JW" Presented in America.
5 MARVELOUS BELFORDS 5
The World's Greatest Acrobats.
MELN0TTE, LA NOLE and HELNOTTE
Europe's Premier Comedy High
. YING LA VANS 4
Most Sensational Aerial
6 GARDNER FAMILY 6
Heroes ot the High Horizontal
6 GRACEFUL GROTHS 6
Most Remarkable Contortionists
3 CDONALD BROS. 3
The Foremost Trick Cyclists.
8 ROYAL OKA JAPANESE TROUPE 8
TRAINED ANIMAL EXHIBITION
Performing Elephants, Catnele, Lions, Tigers, Hyeneas, Tapirs, Llamas"
Buffalos, Kangaroos, Ostriche. Elk, Deer, Ponies, Goats and "Monkeys.
20 - JOLLY JESTING CLOWNS - 20
Herbert Rumleys School of Educated Seals Quartet of Cake Walking Horses
Herr Geisler School of Comedy Elephants
Enchanting Pony Ballet t One Hundred Startling Acta
Royal Roman Hippodrome Million Dollar New Menagerie
; v " A Mighty University of Natural History V
, - Olympian Stadium Mammoth Aerial Enclave
Grand Cold Glittering Street Parade
Will Leave Show Grounds Every Morning at 10:30
Adults, 50c Children, 25c ' - OneTicKet Admits Ton to Everything.