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About The Corvallis times. (Corvallis, Or.) 1888-1909 | View Entire Issue (June 29, 1904)
Official Paper of Beatra County.
! COHVAIXIB, OBEGOK, JTXE 29, 1904.
OREGON AT ST. LOUIS.
Something About the Exhibit A Pecul
iarity of Sight-Seers.
World's Fair Grounds, St Louis.
Mo. Tune 2Sth. California and
Oregon are appropriately close
neighbors in the Forestry Building
at the Louisiana Purchase Exposi
tion, for they are back to back, so
to speak. Both state exhibits occu
py space 33. Oregon facing south
and California north.
r Properly speaking, the Oregon
exhibit is in three sections. In ad
dition to the main display there is
an additional showing, including a
collection of Oregon Views, and a
large log and timber exhibit on the
outside in the Outdoor bpace.
Edmund P. Sheldon, who has
made an extensive study of Forest
ry, both from a commercial and a
scientific standpoint, has been an
pointed superintendent ot the exhi-
bit by the Oregon state commission
Mr. Sheldon spent last . winter in
collecting his exhibit, and now has
a display that does the state ot ore
gon proud. .
The top of the- mam exhibit is
fringed with sugar pine cones, the
like of which are not to be found
in this part of the country, and they
occasion no little comment on ac
count of their great size.. They
make a fitting canopy for the excel
lent showing of Oregon lumber be
neath. - " . .. ,- -' .
- In the main display, there are on
exhibitiou over go varieties of
boards, which , never fail to catch
the eye of the ; passing visitors.
The boards are all neatly labelled,
so that the sightseers can always
ascertain what sort of wood they
are looking at. .
Not only are the boards all label
led with names, both common and
scientific, but also much general in
formation is given on the tags.
Sightseers have a mania for reading
signs and labels, and never fail to
take in what the tags have to say
about Oregon lumber. ,
That the exposition is the great
est show on earth is the opinion of
Secretary of the Treasury Leslie M.
Shaw, . who arrived unexpectedly
from Washington D. C. last week
and took in the fair incognito. ;
Attention Business Men. ',
; Dont fail to have your business
represented in the 4th of July Pa
rade. So many business houses are
taking it upon themselves to put
out floats for the occasion, that the
committee now make a request of
all the business houses to take like
action in the parade. It wont cost
you much, and the advertisement
and snap it will give to your busi
ness will be worth many times the
trouble. Be public spirited, be pa
triotic and don't be afraid to blow
your own horn.
WOULDN'T SPRINKLE FOR IT.
City Cat Their Allowance aui Sprink
-. ' ling people Struck.
A committee of business men was
on the street Monday, canvassing
for contributions. - At a recent ses
sion ot the city - council, objection
was made to the usual allowance
by the city of $20 per month as the
public contribution, to the sprink
ling fund.-- In a speech one of the
councilmen characterized ' as exor
bitant the Water Company's require
ment that $30 per month should be
paid for the water used. :;
The matter was referred to the
street committee, and' the latter in
terviewed the president of the Wa
ter Company and asked a reduction.
At the same time, the committee re
commended that no more: than $10
per month be contributed by the
city for .sprinkling. The truck peo
ple claim that there is nothing made
in the business at the former fig
ures. They declined to accept the
cut and served : notice on business
men that sprinkling would cease on
The Water Company people fin
ally reduced their charge to $27
per month, and after some trouble
Monday, a business men's commit
tee secured I private contributions
sufficient to make up the balance
of $7 necessary to keep the sprink
ler at work.
WHAT HAPPENED TO JONES.
David H. the father of Byron
Wolridge, a well known resident of
Bellfountain precinct died at 10 o'
clock Sunday evening at the home
of his son, of heart failure. The
funeral occurred yesterday, and the
burial was at Simpson Chapel. The
deceased was aged 77 years and
six months. He was a Kentuckian
by birth, and came to Benton Coun- j
ty in the Eighties.. His wife died
several years ago. A son and
daughter are the survivors. as fol.
lows, Byron Woolridge of Bellfoun
tain, and Mrs. William Fruit of
Peoria. Mrs. Fruit is the mother
of the late Richard Fruit, a well
known OAC student, who died on
the eve of his graduation from col
lege two or three years ago.
After Being at Home for a Week,
Hears That he has Filipino Itch.
A yellow flag once more floats
in town. The scene is on Water
street, two doors north of what
used to be the James A. Canthorn
residence. . It denotes smallpox in
side, and Kay Jones is the patient.
He is an unmarried man of about
27 years, who, has ' been employed
for Several weeks at the brick yard.
He resides at ther house named
with his father aoA family, who
came to CorvalBI SWB the East,
two or three year ro. The elder
Jones is well known as a teamster
about town. .
The case - developed yesterday
morning. J ones had been lndispos
posed lor about a week, and had
remained at home. Monday after-.
noon, a rash appeared on the lace,
and when Dr. Lee was called yes
terday morning, . the ailment was
at once diagnosed as smallpox.
The case was immediately reported
to the authorities and all the family
placed under , strict quarantine.
The disease is supposed to have
been contracted from exposure to
Kroening, before the latter was
sent to the pest house. . The Jones
case is of very mild type as all the
smallpox has been since the days
Americans first went to the Philip
pines, which leads so many to call
the new cases Filipino itch. The
Jones case is the only one in town,
Jake Hurlburt being under quar
antine at his home eight or nine
miles south of this city.
ELECTING A GODDESS;
Notice for Bids.
For building and completing a school
house in District No 3, contractor to
furnish all material. To be finished by
September 25, 1904. Specifications may
be seen at the Times office, The di
rectors reserve the right to reject any or
all bids. Bids will be receiyed until
June 5th, 1904.
By W. S. Alcorn
, Kings Valley
Cattle for Sale.
Milk cows and heifers in considerable
numbers. Inquire of John Stahlbusch
Corvallis. ' ,
Notice to Public.
We the undersigned having sold
our stock of Furniture, carpets, wall
paper etc to Messers Hollenberg &
Cady, hereby thank the public fot
the liberal patronage w e have recei
ved and hope that you will continue
to trade with the new firm who we
believe will do the right thing by
It was Helen Keeley.
Ed. Times: The little heroine
spoken of in last Saturday's Times
is Helen Keeley instead of Manning
as stated. - -
Good horse power Ganby belt,
70 fet-t; double geared jack and
wood saw. inquire 01
W. L. Cauthorn, Wells
Firecrackers, bombs, rockets and
all other kinds of fireworks at
Hodes Gun store.
Excitement ran High And Partisans
Went broke Hiss Huff Chosen.
Interest waxed warm in the
voting contest for goddess of liber
ty as the struggle neared an end
Saturday evening. Many dollars
went into the, ballot box : in tickets
during the last few hours, as each
voter wrote the name of his choice
on the slips that . were , to. tell the
tale. In the final count, ' Miss
Grace Huff won with 3437 votes to
her credit; Miss Elsie DUley, with
1547 came in second in the race,
Miss Lulu Spangler with 147 was
third, and Miss Maude Hays with
140 took ; fourth position, v Miss
Spangler and Miss Dilley have been
selected to accompany the queen,
in the roles of "Peace" and "Plen
It was after nine o'clock when
the ballot box was finally closed.
Allen's drug store was at the time,
crowded with men interested in the
result. In the last moments of the
voting, votes went in, not in the
-shape of tickets, but in silver, gold,
currency or other forms of money,
done up in ordinary paper sacks,
with the name of the candidate writ
ten on the outside. One such bag
can tamed a remittance of $34 in cash,
and another, $2 ? The biggest of
all the votes however, was an instal
ment ot . ballots, aggregating over
$100, cast in the interest of Miss
When it was nine o'clock, some
body cried out to close ' the box,
but about that time a young man
with a roll of money in his hands
appeared in the door, and called for
an opportnnity to vote. The
committee, with money in sight
for celebration expenses, still kept
the box open,' and he was allowed
to vote. Thirty-four dollars in
cash went in that time- in a paper
bag.; Then partisans on the other
side hauled Out check books, .. and
the statement is that even a larger
sum went into the box in the inter
est of the opposing candidate- -.
- Bamboo furniture at Blackledge's new
store. - . .
It does not pay to adver
tise continuously a poor article,
are advertised persistently
because they are uniformly
"Dutchess Quality absolute
ly the best that money can
produce in material, finish
and workmanship. "
We sell them . under the-
well-known Dutchess guaran-
lo cents a button; $1 a rip. Y
Sold only by
Our sample line of swell , tailor made'
summer clothing is now in. OAC Press
For Sale.'-'- " !
A first class sewing machine in good
condition .Also a fine walnut diningtable
Inquire at Times office.
SDan of mares.Inauire of Frank Francis
I have a good stock ranch for sale two
hundred and ninety five acres with un
limited outrange, a small house and barn
also a small orchard. This place is in
the Belknap settlement one half mile
from postoffice, six miles from Monroe,
lour mues irom tsellfountain, 3
miles' from church. Prioe to suit pur
Two miles from school. Enquire of
' A. W. Haw ley,
For fireworks with which to cele
brate, go to Hodes gnn store.
Painting and Paper Hanging.
' All orders - promptly filled. Phone
05. . - - Samuel Kerr.
Bay your firecrackers and ice'
cream in Corvallis July"2, 3, & 4
Blackledge keeps large-assortment1 of
Best That's Grown
Is 1 None Too Good.
When you are drinking
. Coffee it is our good
fortune to hold the Sole
Agency for the famous
Chase & Sanborn
to be beld in CoruaHis .
JULY : 2, 3 and 4 1904.
- SATURDAY JUI.Y 2nd.
. 9 a.' m Shooting tournament on
Avery's flaU . Open to all. . There
will be some good purses offered.
1 p. m. Championship .baseball
game, free for all, between two pro
Jijeional teams for purse of $15.
$ p. m. Horse racing on Kigers
track. The best products of Ore
gon will be entered. Racing in all
classes, such as trotting, running,
pacing. These races open to all.
$250 in purses. . ...
' SUNDAY JUI.Y 3rd.
This day will be devoted to Pat
riotic Union Services, held' at the
court house yard, and to be parti
cipated in by all the churches. The
music will be a special feature. A
Union Choir of all the churches.
The afternoon a grand sacred con
cert and short speeches by promi
MONDAY JULY 4th." ' ' : .
Salute at sunrise. Plenty ofgood
stirring music by two bands. The
parade will start at 10 a. m. and
will be one of th'e most brilliant af
fairs ever witnessed in Corvallis.
.... 1-30 p. m.- 100 yard dash, $7.50.
440 yard run, $ro. - ' : -
100 yard dash, boys under. 15
years, $3. . . " 7 ;v-
220 yard dash free for all, $7'. 50.
2:30 p. m. Hose race, 100 yards
carry 300 feet of hose, lay 150 feet,
and get water, 1st prize-, $60; , 2nd,
4 p. m. Wheelbarrow race, 50
yards, $5. . .; r
Sock race, $5. '
Ladies race, 50 yards, $5.
. , Girls race, 50 yards, under 15
50 yard dash for men over 60
years, $5. .
. 50 yard dash for men weighing
more than 200 pounds,: $5.
- 5:3 P- m. Tug of war, 10 men
on side, $10. ,
P. A. Kline,
E. R. Bryson,
J. B. Irvine,
Pres. of the Day
Hon L. T. Harris
Geo L. Paul
Reader . ;
For boys, little fellows and
young men ; see Nolan & Cal
lahan. " j
. Portland'. .
Wheat valley 78
Flour 3.90 to $4.05 per Ml."
Potatoes! .75 to 1. 00 percent '
Eggs Oregon. 19 per do.
Batter 13 c per lb.
Creamery 17 to 2oper lb.
Wheat 75 per bushel. "'"
Oats 321034 . ' .
Flour 1.05 to i.3oper sack
Batter : 12 to 15 per lb -
Creamery 50 per roll
E;ga 164 perjdoz
Chickens 11 per pound
i,ara 11 per id
Go to Blackledge's New Furniture
Store for your camp outfit.
. . For Sale. ,
Team, harness and wagon, new.
J. J. Cady, College barn.
We have all the grades from 2oc
per pound to the highest priced.
Coffee eold by this celebrated firm.
Give Us a Trial Order -
for one of their Coffees and you
will use it exclusively.
P. m zierolf
Groceries, Crockery & Stoneware
A$t. for Libby Gut Glass
Save Your Wood.
All persona wishing wood cut in
the -city can be : accommodated on
ehort notice. I have a gasolene
outfit and it will coBt you no more
and save your wood.
Pbone 53:. W. E, Boddy,
- ' Corvallis.:
Go to Dunn & Thatchers for girt hone
and shell and all other kinds of poultry
and stock remedies. v
j OF ALL CEREAL FOODS
ZEST is always ready and
time of day or night.
PHONE 483, CORVALLIS, OR.
Stop in and see our swell line of Bum
mer clothing. OAC Pressing Co.
Horse races, hose raceB, bicjele
and fat man's races, and: lots of
good thinga that have pot been
mentioned. In Coivallis, the 4th.
A few choice Poland China pigs, ' both
sexes, from registered stock, is per head
inquire of Bobert Wylie, Lewisburg. '
Our sample line of swell summer
clothing is now in. OAC Pressing Co
-" For Sale v." .
First class, second growth fir wood of
uniform length, no round sticks. Guar
anteed 128 cubic feet per cord. Leave
orders at P. M. Zierolf, - 1
I D. S. Adams,
HOLLENBERG & CADY,
(Successors to J. D. Mann & Co.)
Furniture Carpets Matting
Shades Wall Paper
In fact everything usually kept in awell-
icguiaieu, up-to-date furni
. our! motto -
"Courteous treatment, honesty and fair dealing."