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About The Corvallis times. (Corvallis, Or.) 1888-1909 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 13, 1904)
( Advertisement! In thi column chaiwl for
M Uierateoll i oenu per line.
Miss Edna Irvine i . visitiog
Bomjuly 19th to Mr.and Mrs.
C.A.Troxel of this city, a boy.
'Mrs. Fannie Purdy returned
Wednesday from a visU with Sa'em
MissXjjura Fischer and. Miss
Bessie Irfcffce left Thursday for a
two weeks outing at Newport.
J.M.Nolan returned Thursday
from a two Weeks stay at Newport.
His family is still in the cottage. .
Miss's Briggs left Thursday
for the'r home in Michigan after an
extended visit with the:r sister Mr.
I.L.Rowe returned from the
Marcola loggfng camp', where he
has been employed since lollpge
Miss Nina and Mrs..H. Baren-
drick of Portland are visiting their
sister and daughter, Mrs. Deck at
the Evangelical parsonage, of this
News received by J. B. Good
man Wednesday was of a ead na
ture. It was that a daughter of
Mr. Goodman is very low in a hos
pital at The Dalles, with typhoid fe
ver. Mr. and Mrs. Pruitt, of Yaqui
na Bay, passed through this city
Thursday on their bridal trip Mr.
Pruitt is a well known rd worthy
citizen of the Bay. ' About ten years
ago his wife-and two children were
killed in a haiad car accident be
tween Toledo and Yaquina.
The rush to the seaside is not
as great as it was during the past
two weeks but there are still large
numbers going to Newport, while
the returning brigade is as yetqulte
small. Many are, of course, com
ing home, but the number is still
smaller than those going over. For
a few weeks it is expected that tra
vel will be light when the rush
homeward will begin and the trains
coming out will be crowded.
In honor of Urs. George Ker
ker, who is to leave With her fami
ly for Southern California to reside,
a faewell party was given by the
ladies ot the W.R.C. at their hall
yesterday afternoon. Water mel
on. wa5.tXeaturA ..that was much
enjoyed. During her residence in
this city, Mrs. Kerker has made ma
ny friends who regret her depar-
ture. and she will be missed very
greatly in the W.R.C. ot which she
has been an esteemed mt mber
A day in the woods is the
treat that fell to the lot of about 20
Corvallis ladies Tuesday. The
hostess was Mrs. Crosby Davis. and
all features of the day were perfect.
A dainty lunche n, served under
the trees, was one of the most en
joyable parts ol the entertainment.
Words of praise ara heard on every
side regarding the occasion, which
was enjoyed 10 the utmost by those
who participated .
Several well koown Corvallisit
es are prospering in new fields, ac
cording to reports just received
from them. Jesse, Ambrose,
George and Mrs. Delilah Houck,
who have for some time been own
ers of the electric light plant and
flouring mills rt Gold Hill, have
just disposed of their interests in
that city. The consideration is
said to have been $45000. Am
brose Houck is to go on a ranch,
but Jesse remains in Gold Hill for a
year, in the employ of ' the new
firm that is to take possession oi
Disgusted with the East be
cause of the climiticconditions that
prevail, and delighted to once more
set foot in Oregon where cyclones
and floods are unknown, A.E.W11
kins stepped off the S. P. train in
Corvallis Wednesday noon. Mr.
Wilk ins formerly conducted a tailor
ing shop in this city, ' but went to
Ft. Dodge. Kansas, last March,
with some idea of remaining. Mrs.
Wilkins has jnst undergone a sur
gical operation on one of her limbs,
and was unab'e to accompany her
husband, but will follow In a few
weeks. Many friends will welcome
Mr. and Mrs. Wilkins back to Cor
vallis, where they will make their
A new position of instructor in
English and mathematics at the col
lege has been filled by the selection
of Professor Tartar. The appoint
ment was made by President Gatch
and President Weatherford, of the
board. The position was created
and Professor Tartar selected for
it on the recommendation of Presi
dent Gatch. The salary is $600 per
year, The qualifications of the ap
pointee for the position are ideal
Professor Tartar's resignation from
the faculty of the public schools
was tendered yesterday to the, board
Services at Mt View - Sunday
at 2;30 p. m. by H. A. Deck. -
Elvin Crutchfield of Albany,
was an over-Sunday visitor in this
Miss Lorreto Sheasgreen left
Thursday for a visit with Monroe
A business visitor in town
Wednesday, was E. E. Hoover of
After a vacation at the Bay,'
John Cummings returned Wednes
day. Mis Isabel Whitby was
amonp- those who took the teachers'
examination in Corvallis this week,
Miss Georgia Dawson return
ed to her home in Albany Wednes
day after a visit with Miss Maud
Rev. A. A. Winter of Dallas,
will preach at the United Evangel
ical church tomorrow- morning and
MissLuella VanCleve arrived
Wednesday from Tangent, and will
be the guest of her brother until
the first 'of September in. this city.
As many improvements in the
way of bettering residence property
are in progress now in Corvallis as
at any time in tbepust. Many new
buildings are going up and better
ments calculated, to enhance the ap
pearance and convenience of othcs
are being added to old ones. The
siund cf hammer and saw is heard
in every part of the town from eariy
morn till dewey eve, all accompani
ed by the flop of the painters brush.
Carpenters and painters have tall
and more than they can do. A
spirit of beautifying homes seems in
the air, and it is well.
Charles Pettit who lived for a
number of years at Summit, where
a number of his relatives now re
side, was killed in California by
coming in contact with a live wire.
as a lines-
a light wfire wh
shock that resultel
The remains were
terred at Whe-
atland.Mr. Pettit was about 28 years
of age. and was for several years
employed by the Corvallis & East
era railroad. He was considered a
very efficient employe and was
popular with the officers and men
on the road. He had no family
Eugene Guard: While she
was driving peacefully .along the
-county-foad-r-between- Eugene and
Loraine recently, a huge rattlesnake
suddenly descended into the lap
ot Airs. Doak Zumwalt who was en
route home with her daughter, Mrs
Ida Simpson. Mrs. Zumwalt
screamed and knocked the rattler
out in the road with her bare hand.
The reptile coiled ready to strike
ana trie women tied. It is suppos
ed the rig ran over the snake
wrapping it around the bu:
wheel and throwing it into
The folio sviug notice was found
posted on a deserted homestead in
the arid regions of Kansas--:
Four miles from a neiahbor. fix
teen miles from a postoffice, twenty
five miles from railroad, fourteen
miles from a school house, forty
one miles from a church, 180 miles
to timber, 300 miles to a democrat,
half a mile from water, quarter of a
mile from bell and the same dis
tance from a republican. Gone to
Oregon, which is God's country, to
get a fresh start.
Oce Who Knows.
From the pasture of Wiley Win
kle on July 27th, a bald faced, two
year old, eteel gray filly. Has two
whi'e hind feet and white spot on
right side. Will pay a reasonable
reward for information that will
leid to recovery.
;t " W. H. Wilson,
, Alsea, Ore.
Xewport Pleasure Steamer.
The steamer L. Roscoe of Florence,
one of the best and most comfortably
furnished of the ocean-going tugs on the
Pacific Coast, has arrived at Yaquina
Bay for the season and will do all kinds
of work on the Bay, such as transport
ing passengers, towing ships, etc. The
L. Roscoe will make regular trips over
the Yaquina bar during the otUing sea
eon on Sundays and visitors to Viewport
especially those g oing on theVegular
Sunday excursion can enjoy the dlights
of a trip over the bar into the waves of
the broad Pacific!
On acsount of building brick at
old stand, Turner's grocery has
moved one doof north of Hollen
berg & Cady'a second hand store
opposite Farmer's hotel. Store op
en every evening until 9 a. m.
Team of horses
old. Price $125.
6 aod 7 years
S. H. Moore
TOOK HIM FOR DEER.
And Fired Struck Pile in the Shoul--"v-.
der Rev. Memminger.
'Additional particulars have been
received here in a private let er
from Rev. Meaimi ger of the acci
dental shooting by him of a young
man named Pile, wh le out hunt
ing last week in Cow Creek canyon.
Rev. Memminger, it will be remem
bered s-rved a year in the pas' orate
of the Methodist church i this city.
The accident happened while the
Corvallis man and J.B.Pile an 1 his
son irtre on a deer drive. , They
had started out, walking abreast,
500 yard apart, it beiog under
stood that a 1 wet to travel in a
straight line and in the same direc
tion. The young man had never
hunted be'ore, and becoming be
wildered, had. within fif een minut
es after starting crossed the' path .ot
Mr. Memminger, who was in the
middle. The father began shoot
ing, and attr r standing still several
minutes, Mr.Memminger noticed an
object moving t some distance in
the brush. He watched fur about
three mi utes. and unler the cer
tain impression that it was a deer,
fired. The ball took eff ct in the
young man s houlder, mulcting
only a slight flesh wound. The
party returned at once to Portland.
wheie atter three aays in a sanitar
ium, the wounded man was dis
charged, and is now practically re
covered. The weapon used was a
For Electric Road It has Restric
tions and Safe Guards.
The Benton County court has
granted a franchise anr right of
way to the Willamette. Valley iilec-,
trie road. It was done at a special
meeting of the court Wednesday,
One member of the court, Commis
sioner Rickard did not sign the or
der, his attitude being due to his
objection to permitting the road to
have a right of way in the county
The franchise is for a period of
fifty y ars It is subject to forfei
ture at any time the company fails
'o carry out its prt of the stipula
tions. Work must beam on the
enterprise wi'hin ninety, days.
Five miles of road must be built
within Benton county within oce
year. The line must be constructed
and in operation within two years.
Cars, must run each , way at least
once" iri'f 4 hourC Unless "prentecH'
by strikes or other influences be
yond the company's control. Vio
lation of any of the above isjieno
minated sufficient reason for forfei
ture ot tranchife and right ot way.
The right of way is to be fifteen
feet in the state road, except where
there are sidings or switching
places and then it is to be 20 feet.
But in all cases the amount of road
left for the use of vehicles must be
at least 30 feet. A complete sur
vey of the line must be made at
the expense of the company, and to
be filed with the petition, showing
the limits of the road and the line
of the railroad, and before said
survev shall be adopted, it. must be
approved by the court. The line
goes from Corvallis south along the
state road to Monroe, and thence to
W. L. Douglas 3 and $3.50 mens fine
shoes-best in the world. Nolan & Cal
Excursion Rates to Yaquina
On June 1st, the Southern Pacific Co,
will resume sale of excursion tickets to
Newport and Yaquina Bay. Both sea
son and Saturday to Monday tickets will
be sold. This popular resort is growing
in favor each year, hotel rates reasonable
and the opportunities' for fishing, hunt
ing and sea bathing are unexcelled by
any other'resort 05 the Pacific Coast.
W. E. Coman,
Gen , Passenger Agent.
STOP THAT COUGH.
When a cough, a tickling or an irrita
tion in the throat makes you feel uncom
fortable, take Ballard's Horebound Syr
np. Don't wait until the disease has gone
beyond control. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. An
derson, 354 West Fifth street, Salt Lake
City. Utan, writes: ' We think Ballard's
Horehound Syrup the best medicine for
coughs and colds. We havewised it for
several years; it always gives immediate
relief, is very pleasant and gives perfect
satisfaction. 25c, 50c, $i.o0. Sold by
Graham & Wortham.
Notice for Bids.
Notice is hereby given, that the
County Court of Benton County,
Oregon, will receive sealed bids for
the construction of a bridge across
Mill Creek, in Alsea Valley, at the
September term of said Court, in
accordance with plans and specifi
cations at the County Clerk's of
fice. Bids to open September 7th.
at 1 o'clock P. M., and the Court
reserving the right to reject any and
all bids. . - .
Dated the nth.day o Aug. 1904.
. Victor P. Moses, clerk,
By J. F.Irwin, Deputy.
WORK BEING RUSHED
The Telephone People Busy and Pa
trons Highly Pleased With
Ti e handsome -t thing in the way
of switchboards that has ever been
seen in this section arrived Wed
nesday and has been placed in po
sition in the Independent Telephone
office.- s As it stands, the new swjfchi
boar.l cost $1381 80. It is qttalftef
sawed oak; aud in appearance re
sembles a piano, ' although some
what smaller in size. When com
plete the office equipment will
have cost the Independent compa
ny $2500, '. or considerably more
thaa the system promised th9 com
pany was to have cost CorvallU.
This is the ro al way in which Mr.
JD.-Var ey ha kept faith, nd the
1. alrons of the new tin should feel
great pride in having such a spleu-
didly equipped oihee aod on-; of the
best 'system on this coast. One of
the peculiarities of the new system
is, th.t when a. patron rings his
bell, the fact that he is on the line
is made known in the central office
by the illumination in colons of a
certain one of a s't of glis buttons,
one large button, called the pilot
light, calling the attention of cen
tral" to the fact that some one of
the smaller lights is burnirg.
Whe the p rties cease conversing,
the- lights go out and the butt, ns
lose their color and ' remain white,
thus telling central, witt out her go
ing into the conversation, that the
two talkers are off the line In
this way central heed not be a liste
ner to any patt of the conversations
that are carried on over the phones.
There are two systems in the new
office. The farmtrs or rural lines
have what is known as the magnet
ic system, with numbered drops as
the Bell system uses. The city
telephones. are 00 the central ener
gy system, but the two systems are
easily and quickly connected so
that all rural patrons are in instant
communication with places of busi
ness in Corvallis. The power
board of the new system is also in
position. It is of marble, 6x4 feet
in size, and cost $201.10. There
are now 42 telephones up on the
rural ljnes, and 175 city .instru
ments have already been received.
When completed, the new Inde
pendent system in Corvallis will te
all, if not more, than had been
hoped by patrons. By the last of
next week it is thought ; that ev
erything will be in working order.
, ' ' ForSale-
First i lass cedar posts for sale.
' B. F. Ireland & Bro.
Corvallis RF D No 4.
REDUCED EXCURSION RATES
From S. P. and C. & E. Points to
the Seaside and Mountain Re
sorts for the Summer.
On and after June ist, 19O4, the South
ern Pacific in connection with the Cor
vallis & Eestern railroad, will have on
sale round trip tickets from points on
their lines to Newport, Yaquina and De
troit at very low rates, good for return
until October 10th, 1904.,
Three day tickets to Newport and Ya
quina, good going Saturdays and return
ing Mondays, are also on sale from all
East side points, Portland to Eugene
elusive, and from all Westside points en
abling people to visit their families and
spend Sunday at the seaside.
Season tickets from all Eastside points
i Portland to Eugene inclusive, "and from
all Westside points, are also on sale - to
Detroit at very low rates, with Stop-over
privileges at Mill City or any .point, east
enabling tourists to visit the Santiam and
Breitenbuech hot springs in the Cascade
mountains, wnicn can oe reached in one
Season tickets will be good for return
from all points until October 10. Three
day tickets will be good going on Sat
urdays and returning Mondays only.
Tickets from jKugene ay-1 vicinity will
be good going vfa the Lebanon-Spring
neia nrancn ' desired. Baggage on
Newiv-: . checked through to
Nr v jfaquina tickets to Yaquina
Southern Pacific trains connect with
the C. & E. at Albany and Corvallis for
Yaquina and Newport. Trains on . the
C, & E. for Detroit will leave Albany
at 7 am enabling tourists to the hot
springs to reach there the same day. '
For information as to rates, with beau
tifully illustrated booklet of Yaquina and
vicinity can be obtained on application
to Edwin Stone, manager C &E; Albany
W E Coman, G. P. A. S. P Company,
Rate from Corvallis to Newport, fe.75.
. " . Yaquina, 3.25
- " " Detroit, $3.75
Three-day rate from Corvallis to New
Are you going hoppicking? If
so, call at Blackledge's new fur
niture store for tents, stoves and
camp stools, etc. s
Gordon hata at Kline's. New
Btyles just in. At Kline's. ,
Lots of Remnants
At the Busy Bi Store!
Remnants in the Celebrated A A Satin Gros
Grain Ribbon. That we have decided lo dispose of and
have mads prices to do it. ' Any color you want
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No 16 regular value 30c special 19c "V -
12 . " 25c 15c
,9 20c " 12c
. 7 " . 15c " 9c
5 ; " 10c :7c
3 " . 8 1-3 " 5c
2 5c 3c
Has just arrived in the way of trinimings. Per
sian Band, Lace, Jet and Ecru Collars. Silk, Jet and
Opia Madalions, Jet and Silk Applique and Alloyer
Lace and many more new creations just from the de
S. L. KLINE'S,
Regulator of Low Prices.
F YOU ARE LOOKING FOR SOME REAL
good bargains in stoSk. 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
you1 over the country..
AMBLER & WATEES.
Real Estate, Loan, and Insurance,
.., .. : jorvallis ana rnilomatri, ur.
South Main St.,
Carbon, Platinum and Platino Portraiture
O. A. C. ATHLETIC AND SCENIC VIEWS. F
Art Calendars. Sofa Pillow Covers,
And other Photographic Novelties. C
Ve Don't Want to Hurry You
But you must come earl'y ifyou wish to se
cure some bargains at our (Great Summer
Reduction Sale .
Wash Goods and
Summer Dress Goods
HE-SEEKERS ! : ' 1
tble Linen and Napkins
trtams and tereens
Percales and Ginghams
Mixed Wool dress goods
Silkoline and Darperies
i Ribbons and Lace
deries & dress Trimmings
te for country
. Corrvallis, Oregon. J