The Corvallis times. (Corvallis, Or.) 1888-1909, September 07, 1904, Image 2

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Oorvallis Times.
Official Paper of Bentea Comity.
OOBY4XX18, OBKGON, 6KPT 7, 1904.
" The Willamette river is the sew
er of the Willamette valley. Growth
of population and the natural tend
ency of people mote and more to
get rid of filth and sewage wDl cause
it to be us;d more and more as a
ceneral drain. More and more it
a -
will be made to carry away the ex
crement. filth and vile sewage of
growing and multiplying towns
More and more sewage systems will
be built in these towns, acd more
and more these will empty; their
dirty cargoes into the stream. More
and more people' will die and be
buried , and more and more will the
drainage and seepage from burial
places find its way into the water
that people by hundreds and thous
ands are daily drinking.
Ultimately, certainly, absolutely,
pollution of the Willamette will so
increase, that it is but a question
of time when people will be driven
to some other source of water sup
ply. Even this very moment may
be the time that the change ought
to be made, for aught anybody
knows. Enecially is this true
during the At y season, when the
volume of wa-er flow is at the min
imum and the opportunity for. pol
lution simple and easy. : Is this
not a reason tor Corvallisites to
think occasionally of " ways and
means for getting a water r supply
from the pure, ; uncontaminated
streams of the mountains? Wouldn't
Corvallis capital,- rather than lie
unused and dead in local 'banks bet
ter be invested Jd a mountain water
system which Engineer Gates de
clares would only ccst $50,000,
which, he says would be a good in
vestment?' Or! if this hoard' pre
fers to lie unused, will not the peo
ple, or the city council, or some
body endeavor to ' enlist . cap' tal
from otherwhere to bring : water
to Corvallis from the mountain?? V.
Corvallis can get mountain. , wat
er 11 sne wants it. tor so many
people ard so good a town, a $50,
000 investment, that in mouctain
water would mean so much, is but
a trine. United, constant and in
telligently directed insistence upon
a best water supply, will bring it
Why not try?
' The time has come when it is
important that persons with a rash
or other breaking out about the
body or face should consult a phy
sician without delay, to the end
that if the ailment be smallpox,
quarantine can be established before
scores of people have been exposed.
Unless greater care in this respect
is observed, it seems likely that
Corvallis w ill be a long time in get
ting rid of the disease.
It is highly esstntial for the good
ihe 1
schools that sufficient care
be observed to effectually
the trouble. Business
11 other people in town
breaking out on the face, must
either establish by the advice of a
physician that the case is not small
pox, or go home and stay there un
til a cure is effected. -
What it is Corvallis Boy's New Book
Fact and Fiction.
Dennis Stovall's new book, "Su
zanne of Kerbyville," is a mining
camp story, and is very readable.
The plot is laid at Kerbyville,
Southern Oregon, the chief camp
in the famous Althouse district,
which was at one time one of the
leading mining camps in the South
ern Oregon country. . The date is
in the early Fifties, and advantage
is taken of the Indian wars that
raged in the section during that
time to interweave bits " of fiction
and fact together in a way that as
sists in giving the narrative a touch
of real life. The attempt of Rogue
River John to massacre the settlers
at Big Meadows furnishes the in
cident for the closing chapters of
the book, and incidentally' suppies
excuse for the arrest of a miner,
the father cf Suzanne, as a traitor
and spy, for his court marshal and
death sentence, and . for Suzanne
to save , him, which she does in
a dramatic manner.
Four excellent characters are
created in the book, and their pro-
trayal is' painted clearly and
faithfully,. The book is not xf the
gory character that might be ex
pected from a miningcamp and a
young writer, but . keeps ' fairly
within the realms of reason ; and
real life. Best of all, it turns a
very pretty , moral, and is well
worth the few hours of time requir
ed to readit. ''
Transmitters for the Independent,
Telephone Company All Day
Service on.
Non-arrival of transmitters is the
occasion of another delay in the in
auguration of i general service on
the Independent telephone ; system.
A supply was shipped from Kansas
City a week ,; ago last Thursday,
and it was confidently expected
that the invoice would reach Cor
vallis by las' Thursday or Friday,
when the transmitters could be ap
plied to the phones already installed
and universal communication begin.
But Thursday, ' Friday, Saturday
and Sunday came without the
transmitters. Monday also came
and still the missing contri varices
failed to appear. Meantime, but
32 of the local phones have trans
mitters, and these have been in
stalled in business houses and are
in use, largely in. switches with
the rural lines. Yesterday, lit was
expected that the long delayed
shipment would . arrive, and that
connections could bespeedily made.
Until it does arrive the extension
of the service to all subscribers will
be delayed. . Meantime, an all
day service is maintained at the
central office.and th& linemen are
constantly pushing the work of put
ting in and connecting up residenre
phones. Mr. DeVarney has :been
at Salenr for a day or two, looking the interests of the Indepen
dent Telephone Company, which
expects to push its extensions v, ith
energy in all directions.
For an
Oregonian The ' Flashes too
Bright and Thunder too Load In
v Arkansas.
County Clerk Moses arrived Sah-
day morning from a two months'
kfisit East. Most of the time was
spent m Arkansas whre there is a
vast tribe of the Moses kindred.
A happier man to get back to Ben
ton than was Mr. Moses. has . not
been seen a long time. ' His teeth
have been chattering most of the
time since he has been away on ac
count of . the East rn electrical
storms. Sixteen people in various
parts of the state were killed dur
ing the six weeks he was in Ar
kansas. - Bred and born in Oregon,
where thunder storms are rare,
the county clerk was unprepared
for the brilliant effects in this line
that the East affords. "Sometimes"
he says, "it seemed to him that the
lightning flashe - were continual
and with electric fe - all round
him. it was so light that he could
read a paper." "People said that
the lightning was 100 mites away,"
he continued, "but it seemed to me
that it was right where I was. The
rattling of the windows, arid the
vibration of the walls of buildings
to the reverberation of .the thunder
peals are such as to make an Ore
gonian, fresh off the grass, awfully
hmesick. -w - .
In Arkansas, Mr. Moses found,
in some of the , remoter districts
people still living in-the little old
log cabins of - the pioneer , days.
1 he state, however, is last improv
ing under the development ol coal,
lead and copper mines, -and : in the
production of peaches. ; He visited
one family that shipped out 28 car
loads of peaches during the season,
and one small town in the vicinity
sent abroad 201 cars in a week.
Many court houses were visited on
the trip, and in but few pf them is
the work abreast with the. work in
this line in Oregon offices. In one
county, he found the county .clerk
actually using' Oregon forms., - Mr
Moses also visitea a tew days in
Nevada at the home of his brother
who is principal of the Indian
school on the .Owyhee reservation
. W. L. Douglas 3 and 3.50 mens fine
shoes-best in the world. Nolan & Cal
lahan. ' ' : . ' " . '
. For S tie.
: Fresh vetch and cheat
my place five miles north
fetd at
of Cr
T. A. LyOgsdon
Hop Pickers Wanted.
Inquire at City
cents per box.
Jim Sing.
Brick for Sale..
In quantities to suit:, snd at rea
eoualje rrioes. '" At Corvall s brick
yard?... ' W. C. Corbtt, Prop...
. Notice. i ,' ,
Is hereby given that ou and after Sept
10, 1904, the (jity Delivery Company un
der an agreement -with the merchants,
will not deliver any feed on Saturdays! .
Robinson & Birrell. Props.
Gordon hats at ' Kline's. New
styles just in. At Kline's.
. Notice of the First Meetiag tf ,
-: Creditors. M -
la. the District Court of the tin
ted States for the District of O.-e-
on. ' . . . , ' ,
the Matter.
of In Binkruptcy.
M, Bruok, - )
To the creditors of H., M. Brunk
Corvallis in the County of Ben-
and District aforesaid, a bank
et:. ,.'. .'. -. .
Notice is hereby . given that on
let day of S?pt, 104, .the said
M. Brunk was duly: adjudged
pkrupt, and that the firEt meet-
of his creditors will be held at
tvalli?. OregoD, in my office on
10th day of Sept, iqr4 at one
Jlock in the afternoon, at which
e the faid creditors may attend.
ve their claims, appoint a trns-
examine the ' bankrupt, - and
sact such ether business as may
perly come before eaid meeting.
ed Sept 6, ioe4. :. .
, E. Kolgate, ':.
. Referee in Bankruptcy.
Is now at home and ready ' for
ervice. His trainer claimed that
le had plenty of speed, could go a
luarter in 30 second 3, but did not
bave the wind to hold out.
Jesse Brown.
s , For Rent.
A furnished - house - containing
four rooms, one door 'south of
Christian church. For further in
formation call this week at resid
ence of P. A. Moses.
All the Yards in fall Blast Many Cor
vallisites are Afield..-
The hop pickers are afield. - Op
erations began in yards all over the
valley Monday. A special train oi
18 cars carried pickers from Port
land to the Independence and Bu
ena Vista yards. - People also came
out of Portland by steamboat loads,
all species of locomotion being tax
ed to accommodate the rush to the
yards. . -
Picking began in the Corvallis
yards Monday. In the Beach yard
across the Willamette 100 pickers
are employed, which is even - more
than enough to keep the dry house
constantly filled." The crop is not
so heavy as in some former years,
but the quality is superfine, not ev
en a trace of lice or mold being ap
parent It is estimated that the
yield of the yard will ; not. be- le-s
than 35,000 pounds.
Picking in the Lilly yard began
at the same time. The conditions
thei e with respect to crop are - sim
ilar to those in the Beach yard Ov
er ,150 pickers are employed .The
absence cf rain during past weeks,
has, with respect to lie ;and mold
been a fortunate ! weather feature.
Picking began in the Whitaker
yard Monday. . The usuil force of
pickers there is 75, many of the
same pickers returning to the yard,
year alter year. ;.-.?
, All day Sunday, wagons loaded
with camping outfits, and people
passed through - Corvallis, enroute
to the Independence and ' Buena
Vista yards. Many Corvallis 'fami
lies joined in the exodus, expecting
in Ihe field to take a summer out
ing and at the same time to turn an
honest penny. Monday . morning,
before most people were astir, many
of the local population were out
with baskets and dinner 'pails, hur
ikying to the Beach and Lilly yards.
The gentler, sex was well represent
ed in the tramp to the fields, and
many a winter garment, suit, rir
bon and bonnet will be - the fruit of
what frail hands gathered from the
golden hops this year, tbatin quality.
quantity and "price, promise' much
for everybody who has to do with
them. ' "
- Scientific EzK Test. . :
'.A new and simple method for
testing eggs is published in Ger
man papers. It is based upon the
fact that the air chamber in the flat
end of the egg increases with age.
If the egg is placed in a solution of
common salt, it will show an - in
creasing inclination td float with the
loftg axis vertical. , .
A scale is attached to the vessel
containing the salt solution so that
the inclination of the floating egg
toward the horizontal can be meas
ured. In this way the age of an
egg can be determined almost to a
; A fresh egg lies in a horizontal
position at the bottom of the vessel;
an egg from three to five days old
shows an elevation of the flat end
so that its long axis forms an angle
of 20 degrees. With an egg eight
days old the angle increases to 45
degrees; with an egg 14 days eld to
60 degrees, and with . -one three
weeks old to 75 degrees, while an
egg a month old . floats . vertically
-rupon the pointed end. , ...
Piano Tuning.1
A. S. Draper, tunsr for the Allen
& Gil bert-R maker Co, is in town
for a few dayp.' .Lave orders- -at
Hotel Corvallis as soon as possible.
For Sale. ' . . .
100 feet ct picket fenclDg. Inquire
of W M Crrea 813 3rd street.
' ; . '-.' For Sale.
Vetch hay from barn, cat hsy t8 50
in field, grub oak wood sawed 16 In.
long, one second haod wagon 3J axel
one short horn cow, aod one Jersey
cow. Can order from Corvallis on
telephone, " , .
" L.L.Brooks.
Lost. ,
From the pasture of Wiley Win
kle on July27th, a bald faced, two
year old, steel gray filly. Has two
white hind feet and white spot on
right side. Will pay a reasonable
reward for information that, will
lead to recovery. ...
W. H. Wilson,
Alsea, Ore. -
C. H. Newth,
Physician and Surgeon
Philomath, Oregon.
When Nolan and
2ats they mean it.
Callahan say rem-
Elackledge keeps large assortment
. .. ; . i:
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We wish every young
make it a point to personally
self the unusual excellenca and
i . , - better nabiscos of
Mail Telephone or
ilice TDings i me House
Such as Dressers, Chiffioners, Sideboards, Settees, .
Upholstered Chairs, Rockers, Couches, Center .TableSj
Stands and many other useful and necessary articles, can be
found at Hollenburg & Cady's grand : '
Come early and avoid the rush. We make prices
right and guarantee satisfaction or refund your money. Lots
of new goods comind this week. . . ,? " ;
H0LLE1ERG & lof I
Corvallis, Oregon.
Order Your Ice Cream
From The Celebrated Sunset
Creamery Company. ; Highest
price paid for Butter fat, Eggs etc.
28i--i8t Street Portland, Oregon.
Phone Main 52.
OtBce, room 14, BanK Bids'. Honrs:
" 10 to 12 od 2 to .
' Phone, office 83. Residence 351.
Corvallis, : . : Oregon.
I am Here
For quiet and safe delivery. CaU . on
John linger, Phones 483 or 306.
man in this community would
visit this store and see for hinw
smart nature of these clothes
Our Olives all kin da. Our
?ickles all kinds. But
stop, try them, you'll want
Our candies are fresh
and delicious. If vou
don't believe it try. our .
30c a lb. French candy I
When you entertain, '
do it proper. Our line
-ex -il '
01 iancy ctiKes, cooKiew
and wafers could be no
all flavors in stock.
send your order to
: ' -For Sale. J
. Vetch, clover, oats, wheat and timothy
hay, 100 cords of grab oak wood sawed
in 16 inch lengths, order early before the
after harvest advance prices. One fresh
Jersey cow. Can order from Corvallis on
Get yonr.camping outfits euch as tents,
cots and stools at Hollenberg & Cady's
'. . ; Say, Do You Like
To read good ,books? Wei have'
jnst received 500 volumes of choice
reading from Chicago which we will sell
at prices that are right.
Graham. & Wells, -Druggists
& Booksellers.