LOCAL LORE. NEWS OF CORVALLIS AND VICINITY TOLD IN BRIEF. The Comings atfd Goings of People Social Gossip," Personal Men tion an.i Other Items of I'ublic Interest. ' Fred Ftacuer arrived , Monday frora Portla-irt, where be bas been at tending a business college. Dr. ard Mr. Selkirk' and MIbb LH'Un Hcu!d ar:lvd Motdy ao1 are guests of Mr i. Hi rnady. Mra. Bitum of Portland, arrived Mocdy, for a visit, with fcer old-time frleods, the Jacot a family. Mr'. Lnintn of Dayton, returned yesterday ti her borne af er a visit with btr SjQ at Cauthoro Hall. M e. C.'F. Ee ist n has e uroed to ber borne at li'w-ebuig, a?ter a visit with ber sod, Clifford, who lsaetudeot at OAC. Mr. and Mis. EJwarJa of May vi le, artiv.J Mondav, and era guests of their eoo, Frank Edwards on Col lege Hill. Fruck Alririch has purotaed the Matt Ge rge houoe la tbe westera part of towo, and I to take possess ion this week. W. . Comao, seoeral passenger agent of the S. P., Manager Stone of the C.& E., a 'id other railway officials came out fr m the bay Monday where ' they had been on a short visit. Tuesday morning Frank Dinger shipped to Portland, a carlral of sheep aDd boga. Among those who ; delivered bogs fori he shipment were , Caspar Zltrolf and J. N. McFaldn. Miss Roberta Smith, a foimer pop ular student of O. A. C, is to return . o ber borne near CorVBllls next Wed- ot school at Halsey. lira. Frei Hall lfc Sunday night io Stockton, California, to loin ber huebacd. She whs accompanied far as Oault. California, by Miss Nor ma Grtffoz, whn will proceed to Free no for a lsit i liber aunt, Mrs. Lulu Bbodee. Mre. Denman, mother of Super intendent Deotnao, and Miss Anna ' JJeamao. are to leave la about a week for Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, wbere they will epeud a e. Ed route they will visit the St. Louis Exposition. Next Sunduy an excursion train will run from Yaquiaa to Albany to connect with, the trains ot. ine col- uuctora excursion trjui iarilatid to Eugene. The conductors excursion ie an annual effilr and immense crowas ate attracted oy trie very low rates ot f ire. Mr. and Mre. Walter Bartges are visiting friends in Uorvallis. The former was tor a number ot yeirs a conductor on die C. & E. railroad, . and bas an exteneive acquaintance in this part of the state. . With his family he uow resides at Ashland, . and has a run on the 8. P. train from Ashland to Dunsraulr. The Village Improvement so ciety will give a literacy acd musical entertainment on Friday evening June 3, at College cbapel for tbe ben efit of tbe society. A small admis sion fee will be asked. Tbe next and last regular meeting of the society for the season will be held this coming rlaay evening at tbe county court room. All i ci teres ttd iu the work are cordially Invited, James Horning, who with bis lamlly went onto a chlttlm claim sev eral weeks ago, has returcei to Cor valllf. He has purchased three acres ot ground In Avery's addition, and will go. into tbe thoroughbred poultry business on a large scale. Tbe tract that be has bought acd on which be will erect a dwelling, lies just north and etst of the Charles Johnson place west of town. Mrs. John Kicker. 1 who resides with ber husband on their farm near . Bruce was Injured last week by being thrown from a wagon 1q a rucaway. Dr. Bennett ot Bellfountaln was has tily summoned, but the extent of Mi-3. Klckard's injuries could not be ascertained from farmers who came to town Monday from the locality. Mrs. Iiicksrd Is an aged lady, and the im pression is that her injuries are ser ious. A. L. McFaddca was In town ov er Sunday, and left Monday for Port laud. It was the first visit cf Mr. McFadden to Corvallis since tbe hear ing of tbe case brought against him by J. B. Tillotson in a Portland court acd be was tbe recipient cf many con gratulations. It Is probably one ot tbe first cases on record In which the teotimeat cf a community was en tirely with one side, a fact due largely In this Instance to the well known Integrity of Mr. McFadden. which made It Impossible for a people to be made believe that charge put forth by Tillotson. The jury, It will be re membered, was oat but five minutes. Two or three minutes after retiring, a ur3t of applause in tee jury room was beard In the court chamber, which told signficantly that there was an Immediate agreement, and that the jurors were enthusiastic in a desire for the acquittal ot the defendant. All the testimony except that of Tillotson himself, was adverse to the claims of tbe prosecution, leaving no doubt in tbe minds ot all present that Mr. Mc Faddrfn was entirely Innocent of the cktuge against bun. Chauneey Blebop ot Salem, spent Sunday in Corvllw. ,;. Ma. A.O. Dea tag of Portland spent t?anrdy w th br husband in this city. Mrs. M. L. Bledsoe, of Cbico, Cal ifornia, is vMdog C irvallis and other Benton county rdaii vet. . , . J. Wuestfeld oa M nday, accom panied Dick Z b j to ttie latiet'a Alsea homt for a wetk'e outing. Miss E'ta Smith, an O. A. C. grad uate, M aseistiog betiiuii tbe Couuter in the Milner & Weiishtr otore, this week. : Mrs. H.ln Ewlog acd Charles Mavstf Poitlnd. ar.ived Moidy and ari gueets of Miss ' Anna Ewiug aud 1'rei Eing at OAC. Mr. aLd Mr-.. A," J. Hall r.turced to their home iu Bueaa Vista Sundiy after a few d-iys' visit with their son west of town.- Mr. and Mrs. L. Leach of Hariie- burg, returned Sunday to tbelr borne, afti-rafew dtys visit to CorvaliU relatives. A. F. Peterson is iuat roving tbe ap pearance cf his residence iu the north western part t f towo, by the applica tion cf a fresh coat of paint. Mrs. A. K. Milner continues very III at her home ou Washington street. It is now thought that ber ailment Is typhoid fever. - Cavort Brothers, ot Arkansas, are guests at the hom i i f Bev. and Mrs. P. A. Moses. The gentlemen were fallow students rf Bev. Moses, and are friends ot ioog etauaiag. The Mrs. H. C. Miller residence oa Kluth stteet is rapidly neatiog completion. The shingle are all on, and the enlace baa already received the priming coat of paint. Adims Bros, are in charge ot the job. Alva Newton, residing about three miles west of this city, stiff red a sun- stroae Friday afternoon. For a time his condition was serious, and a pay siclao was summoned, but Monday the patient was apparently as well as ever. Mrs. M. J. Ingram was In - town Monday. While hi re she leased tbe Herebner property on Fourth street, and will take up her residence in this city the coming Autumn. Mrs. In gram istbemoihercf MisTH Wellaher The Coffee Club picnic scheduled for next Saturday afternoon is to oc cur io Avery's G-iove near Mary's riv er bridge. Ia case the weather is un- faveiable for an outdoor picnic tbe members will meet at tbe City Hall. Ia honor ot the 75th birthday of Dr. L. Flint, there was a pleasant time on the lawn at the Barrett Lyceum Sunday. Instead of the regular ser mon there was a kind of picnic, with many invited guests and a sumptuous dinner under tbe trees. The unveiling of the Mrs. Wil liam Buchanan monument in Crystal Like cemetery Js to occur June 5cb. Ladles of the Clrole lodge are now practicing 'for the beautiful and im pressive ceremony that will take place. The affair will be public. Mr. and Mra, Dick Eiger and Mr, and Mrs. Grant Elgin composed a se lect picnic party tbat epent Sunday In a jolly manner. Armed with fishing poles and lunch baskets they enjoyed tbe shade and angled for sueKere in a stream west of town, until the shades began to lengthen la tbe evening. Daring the week past Jesse Wl! -y shipped to parties in various parts ot tbe state ten bead of horses, consist ing ot draft, drawing and saddle an imals. A well-bred hoise known as Jim Click, went to a member ot the Hunt Club, in Portland. His owner will cettainly make a swell appearance for any handicap in tbat man's make up will easily be compensated In tbe build and style of the horse. Tbere was election of officers and a general good time at the Rebekah iodge latt night. The reports of the delegates who attended the grand as sembly ot tbe order at Astoria, were ead. and several visitors were pres ent from other towns. The new offi ceis are : Noble grand, Ella Munday ; vice giand, Clara Dixon; secretary, Lillian Ranney; treasurer, Mrs. Emory Alien. The Senior excursion Saturday was a financial success, while the joy ot the occasion was unalloyed. The day proved ideal, except that the breeze on the beacb was rather stiff. From Albany there was perhaps eight or ten passengers, at the Corvallis de pot 274 tickets were sold, not includ ing the O. A. C. band, which number ed 15 pieces, and at Philomath 46 pas sengers boarded the train. There were three coaches, and tbe excursion left Corvallis promptly at 6 a. m., re turning at ten p. m. The seniors are to be congratulated on the perfect car rying out ot all their plans, and the en tire success of tbe affair from start to iiaieh. A Corvallis young lady took ad vantage of Sunday's excursion boat to visit her cbapple at Independence, ex pecting to come home with the return ing excursionists. The long summer day, It seems, did not afford the young people sufficient time to exchange all tbe compliments in store tor each, and aitnougn they stood upon the Inde pendence wharf during the vessel's stay there on its return, they were two deeply engrossed in dreamy conver sation to note the time of its depar ture, and when they awoke to a real izing sense ot the situation the steamer was weU out In the stream. But after all, It is suspected that they planned to be left, since, in a faw minutes, the young man had a railroad tricvcla in readioess to propel the young lady to I orvauis. At! Bellfonntain. . Mr. and Mrs. Clem of South Bel- fountain are visitirjg in Alsea this sek.' - . . - Miss Mollis Larkin of Eugene is visiting her parents at this place. Tbe Roosevelt club met Friday evening, several names were added to the roll- -: Bellfountain circle met Friday afternoon in a business session. There are a few. cases of whoop ing rough in the neighborhood. Mr. and Mrs. Mack have returned to this vhinity after an absence of several months. There is a shortage io the prune and pear crop in the . Green Peak orchard. Apples are more plenti ful. " H imer and Herman Ed wardB are visiting their brother at Plainview Linn county. Starr's cream hack makes' two trips per week now, Mondays and Tuesdays. . ' - At Summit. v . Mrs. Fred Duncan is visiting in Albany. ' . , William Clark is soon to begin the erection of a new dwelling. The lumber is already on the ground. B. D. Petit is very ill. Alley Bryant, his dauehter, is at the bsdside. . H. Underbill transacted business in Corvallis Tuesday. , Mr. and Mrs. H. Vanes leave Monday for Habenaville. Kansas, to reside. Their departure is regret ted by many friends. Mr. Pratt, a former resident of Summit, has returned irom Cor vallis and expects to again locate here. . . . - The Shot pouch echool closed Fri day, a three months term has just been -c mpleted m tbat district by Miss Bertba Hoffman, of Elk City. Many persons of this place at tended the Norris and Rowe circus ia Corvallis, Friday. At Monroe. Born to the wife of Prof. Mathews a daughter. ') Monroe is to have a picnic or Woodman Rally June nth. A number of contests have now been arranged for the program and a general good time is expected. Everybody is invited to come. . Born to the wife of T. D jwling, a daughter. A number of Monroeites were at tbe picnic at Junction Saturday. The dance given Friday May 20 by Monroe Camp W. O. W. was an et joyable affiir. Go to Dunn & Thatchers for itrg bon and shell and all other kinds of poultry and stock remedies. On $2.2- linee - ladies nne snoes ana oxtords a o. 3.00, and 3.50 are the strongest e have ever shown. Nolan & Callahan. Bl 'ckledge keeps large assortment of matti.ig. - - For Bale. Y ) ng Btallion, weight 1425 two years old J un 1 1 t feed barn. "Carnival of Nations." The ladies of the Presbyterian Aid So ciety will hold a Carnival of Nations and a Rose Fair. All ladies are invited to bring roses and compete for the three prizes, best collection of roses, ' best flor al piece and best siagle specimen Car nival is to be held May 25'. 26, 27. For Sale. A first class sewing machine in good condition.Also a fine walnut diningtable Inquire at Times office. Great Reduction Sale. We will sell for cash daring the month of May 500 pairs of shoes, broken sizes, men's womens, misses and children's at greatly reduced prices, in order to give room for a new stock of goods, which will arrive about June ist. Come early acd get your choice from 25 cents up. Sale lasts through May only. J. E. Henkle. . Personal. Young lady with best of . references desiree to correspond with a single gen tleman or widower who is in business or is in comfortable financial circumstances Strictly confidential. Address P.O. box 580, Portland, Ore. Wanted. 50,000 pounds of wool for which I will pay the highest cash price, J. E. Henkle, Philomath, Or. For Sale. A cow, half Durham and half Jersey; good milker and in fine condition; be fresh in six weeks. . B. B. Barnes, Granger, Benton Co. ARE MADE TO "WEAR AND TO RESIST WEAR That's one reason why they're so popular. , . Of course you know the warranty. , " 10 cents a button. $1 a Rip Jlsk for tnem at Call On P. HI. ZT6R0DF For Groceries and Crockery. Finest line of China and Cut Glass to be found in the City. -; , Agent for Chase & San born high grade coffee. Produce taken in exchange for groceries. Phone 71. ALBERT CARTWRiGHT. Death of Respected Pioneer who Came to Oregon Fifty Tears ago. The death of Albert Cartwrisjht father of Charles Cartwright of Monroe precinct, occurred last Thursday. Particulars with ref- ence thereto are supplied in an arti cle written by Rev. M. M. Waltz, which is as follows: Albert Cartwright was born in Michigan the 2nd day of April r834. He came to Oregon in 1853 and set tled ne,ar Oregon City. In Cheha lem he was married to Mary Hessin in 1860, In 1863 he moved into Marion county where he continually resided until" he came into Benton nearly three years ago and made his home nortn ot Monroe. ie died May 19 leaving ot tus immediate tamiiy a wife and one son. ; yne son ana a daughter died, in 1884. Of the four brothers who grew up with him only one C M, Cartwright now a resident of Port land Orego n survives him. Tor many years Mr Cartwright has been a faithful servant of , the Living God and a member of the Christian church. To him death is but the gathering into the Paradise of God. 1 Findley, 0., May 22. As the re gnlt of an explosion in the drying rooms ot tne Lake shore Novelty plant here today, several persons are koown to be dead, five are so severely hurt that rtcovery is im Double and 12 or 15 injured slight ly. From reports of physicians ten of the less seriously injured may die of blood poisoning as a result of the potash tbat was driven into their bodies. The plant covered nearly ten acres of ground in tbe. touthwett part of the city acd employed near ly 2 00 men. women and children Railroad torpedoes and Fourth of July explosives were manufactured. Owing t the large rush of orders the officials of the plant required the employes to report for duty to day. About thiity complied with tbe request. This morning two explosions shat tered windows throughout tbe city and startled the citizen". The con cussion was felt for miles around. To magazines in separate rooms had let go simultaneously with ter rible result. . The esact cauae of the explosion is not definitely koown. It is sur mised that one of tha Sherwood brothers, who were the only persons iu the drying roome, dropped a laige box of torpedoes, but this the ory cannot be continued. The explosion occurred shortly before the employes assembled for duty. At least 20 persons were on their way to tbe factory when the explosion occurred. Human forms were strewn con siderable distances apart on the fac tory site. Tbe remains of the Sher wood brothers were found in drying room No. . 1, mangled and almost unrecognizable. Their clothing was blown from their bodies, save a stocking on the right foot of Jay Sherwood. The body of Edith Dillon was picked up 2jo yards from where tbe explosion occurred. The immense plant was shattered into fragments and not a single wall remains etanding. Bricks and timbers were, scattered for & half mile around. The property loss is $60,000. The plant, it is said, will not be rebuilt. Man's Ail HENKLE : ' Every j Wool Suit j & DAVIS, . Suil . $10'00 1 Corvallis J j Guarantged j n UIUfn" r:" i Are you going to buy a-suit or a pair of pants? , j Let us quote you prices.' , Call and see our line j ready made clothing. . We will save you money. -t ; A GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY; Now ia the time to think about Cbat Pair of eyeglasses You were to treat your eyes to.' Come to me and I will fit your eyes, guarantee the fit, and will be here from 7 to 6to make good my guarantee, E. W. S. PRATT, The Jeweler and Optician. Close at 6 p. m. except Saturdays. I . .. I 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 all the reliable information you wish, also showing you over the country. AMBLER & WATERS. Real Estate, Loan, and Insurance. Corvallis and Philomath, Or. Growing Acbes and Pains. Mrs. Joaie Sumner, Bremond, Texas, writes, April 2, 1902; "I have 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 tbe best liniment Ieveru8ed." 25c, 50c, $1.00. Sold by Graham & Wort ham. HER BINE , Will overcoms indigestion and dyspep sia; regulate the bowels and cure liver and kidney complaints. " It is the. best blood enricher and invigorator in "the world. It is purely vegetable, perfectly harmless, and should you be a Bufferer from disease, you will use it if you are wise. R. N. Andrews, Editor and Mgr. Co coa and Rockledge News, Cocoa, Fla., writes: "I have nsed your 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 & Wortham. H. S. PERNOT, Physician & Surgeon ' Office over postoffice. Residence Cor. Fifth and Jefferson streets. Honrs 10 to 12 a. m., 1 to 4 p. m. Orders may be eft at Graham & Wortbam's drug store. E. E. WILSON, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Office In Zierolf BaiMtn?, CirvilU. O E. R. Bryson, Attorney-At-Law. Notice t j Creditors. NoUce is hereby given to all persons that tuo undersigned nas been duly appointed execu tor of the last will and testameut ol Guilford Barnard deceased, by the County Co rt of Benton county, for the stale of Oregon. All persons having claims against said es tate are hereby requited to present the same to me, properly vended as by law required withlnsix isouths of the date hereof, to the undersigned at his residence near Monroe, Oregon, or at the ollice of Yates & Yates, in Corvallis, Oregon. Dated thli 7th day of May, 1904. Eobert Kyle. Executor of the last will and testament ot Guilford Barnard, deceased. Notice for Publication. Timber Land, Act June 1878, United States Land Office, Oregon City, Oregon. Hjrch 23rd. 190. Notice is hereby given that in compliance with the provisions of the act of Congress of June 8, 1878, entitled "An act for the sale of timber lands in the States of California Oregon Nevada and Washington Territory" se extended toaU the Public Land Btatea by act of August 4, 1892, Howard L. Bush of Hoskins, county of Benton, stats ot Oregon, has this day filed in this office his sworn statement no. 6386, for the purchase of tne S.W. X of S. W. Jf of SecUon No. 20 in Township No. 10 South. Kange No. 6 WtstW.SL, and wiU offer proof to show that the land sought is more valuable forits UmD&r or stone than for agricultural purposes, snd to establish his claim to said land before Victor P. Hoses, Connty Clerk. Corval 11.?, Benton Coun ty, Oregon, on Saturday, tbe 11th day of J une, laot... , ... ,. He names as witnesses: Edd O. Franu, of Hoskins, Oregon. Aba H. West, . . "j Lincoln Allen of Kings Valley, Oregon. David H. Simpson of Pee Dee Oregon. Any and all persons claiming adversely the above-described lands axe requested to file their claims in this office on or before said 11th day of June, 11)04. Algernon S. Dresser, Begls tcr. Wanted. At the City restaurant, an elderly woman to work in the kitchen and wash dishes. Also good waitress. WILLAMETTE VALLEY BANKING COMPANY . CORVALUS, CiftEXSOX. Responsibility, $100000 Deals in Foreign and Domestic . Exchange. Bays County, City and School Warrants. Principal Correspondents, SAN FRANCISCO 1 PORTLAND SEATTLE TACOMA ( London & San Fran C Cisco Bank Limited. NEW VORK Messrs. J. P. Morgan Co. CHICAGO National Bank of The Repub lic. LONDON, ENG. London San Francisco Bank Limited. CANAD . Union Bank of Canada. E.E.WHITE Real Estate Co. 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 you 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 3bo to $3000 each according to location and impi ovemente we also have some good business locations. Offices first door south of reading room-. White & Stone, Corvallis Or. Notice of Publication. Timber Land Act June 3, 1S78. Onited States Land Office, Oregon City, Oregon. . Corvallis, Oregon, March 3rd, 1901 Notice Is hereby given that in compliance with the piovlslons ot the act of Congress of June 3, 1878, entitled, "A11 act for the sale of timber lands la the States of Oalifornia, Oregon Nevada, and Washington Territory" as extend ed to all the Public Land states by act of Aug ust 4. 1892, Benjamin F. Totten of Corvallis, county of Benton, state of Oregon, has this day filed in this office his sworn statement No. 8377, for the purchase of the S. &. X if Section No. 30, in Township No. 13 8. Bange No. West, and wlU offer proof io show that the land sought is more valuable tor its timber or stone than for agricultural purposes, and to estab lish his claim to said land before Victor P. Moses, County Clerk, Benton connty. State of Oregon, on Friday, the thud day of June, 1904, He names as witnesses: John L Bexford, of Corrallls, Oregon. Martin Butler of " " Abraham Coon, of Thomas Coon of lnavale, M Any and all persons claiming adversely the above described lands are requested to file their claims In this office on or before said 3rd day of June, iau4. . Algernon S. Dresser. Register.