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CORVALLIS; OREGON, MARCH 29. 1905.,
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;We all Wear Shoes!
N ' ever befoi e have we
and qualities in foot
i SPRING :
C 'i';'.. ' ,v: v'W-:,' .'' ; . -; :, .
Tans, Browns and Black '
' Low High and Medium cuts - .
' Prices High, Medium and Low
- But in all grades the very lowest price'
for the quality of the shoe-.' -'Our : efforts r's
will' bd great-to in,erease"our ; shoe sales.' f
Shoes for all Ladies,", Misses,- Children, :
Mens, Boys and' Little Gents.' C Don't '
forget our f hoe Departmentr . '.'-'
Leading Hotel in OorvaHis. Keeentlv 6pened..lNew :
brick "building. Newly furnished, with modern con
veniences; Fur nace .Heat, Electric Lights, Fire I Esr
capes. Hot and cold water
rooms. Elegant suites. Leading house in the "Willam
ette Valley. -' . .. '
r Rates: $1 .00, $1.25 and $2.00 per day. , h ,
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Millinery, . . .
Shoes, Etc. .
Ore at Shoe Sale. The Largest Assort
ment of Shoes ever offered on special ? sale . in Philo
math, comprising the entire stock of Men's, Women's
and Children's Shoes, will.be on sale during the month
of February, at ' -
J. B. Henkle's Gash Store.
Each will be offered at reduced prices, This reduc
tion is made for cash only. There : are special prices
on Rubber Goods men's, women's, boys', children's
rubber boots, rubber and oil coats. We also call your
attention to our large assortment of - i 1 linery Goods
which are offered on special sale. , - - '
J. E. HENKLE; Philomath, Or.
received suh quantities
wear as tlis.
on everyfloor. Fine single;
MONEY IS USED
BY BANKERS .
RUSSIA. . "
Condition of Paris Loan Is ' That
War Muet -. EndRu88ia la
-Yielding and Steps AreAJ.-... ".
' 1 ready Taken French ; ; ,
- Money Must -Not-r":; -
'.Be Barned"in , "
f:" - Battles'"' -
Paris, March 24i Prospects, of
peace between. Russia -and Japan
asBaaied a more denmte and almost
a taDeible aspect today as the re
sult of the announcement of the re
sumption of negotiations for a Rus
sian loan. v .
Postponement of -the loan occnrr
red through the stand taken b; the
financial element against . proceed
ing while the: -uhpertiintiea of war
conunnea, wnue a. wiuingnesn w
resume negotiations , was construed
as meaning that jthis'strong influ
ence had finaUy- preyailed witn tne
authorities at SU Petersburgt-i.;The
announcement of the resumptloa of
negotiations took definite iorm in A
communication to the. syndicate of
. - . i -. , . . -
agents ae cnange, wnp jorm an in
fluential element - an-vthe . Bourse,
holding government credentials. :,,,'
The effect of the hret announce
ment was to stimulate the market,-
and partioxilarly Russian securities.
A reaction occurred on tears as 'to
the effect that the heavy - demands
of the loan would have . on'- the
market, and doubts concerning the
uses to which ths loan will be, put.
However, it seems to be the accept
ed view of the financiers that.- the
Droceeds of. the loan will , not, be ap
plied to the further continuance, of
. It is understood that one of the
inducements to a resumption of, the
negotiations was that-a considera
ble portion of the proceeds shall re
main in France to meet the interest
coupons of other loans and that the
placing pi contracts lor government
supplies will be required, evenatter
the conclusion of hostilities. "
Coupled with the announcement
of the resumption of the loan nego
tiations . came a strong , intima'
t!on from official and diplomatic
Iquarters that steps looking " toward
yeace had been denniieiy taKen py
Ru-era. The: foreign office declined
to confirm a report that France was
likely to be the intermediary,' but
diplomats who are actively interest-
ed for the first time gave credit to
the statement that Russia had. de
cided to seek peace. ;
It was said in thef e quarters that
Russia would deal? directly with
Tokio through the French minister.
who has charge of Russia's interest
in Japan. However, the reports of
France's active part in the negotia
tiocs were said to be not entirely
correct, as other powers have con
tribnted toward a pacific solution
and it is expected they will take
paH in its realization. - It appears
that some Of the leeser powers, in
cludiog : Sweden, are assisting .to
that end. . : , '
- Russia's chief preoccupation
said to be avoidance of : having
peace plans arouse the animosity of
the-powerful war element at home
The receipt of an official dispatch
at St. Petersburg on March 20 sa -ing
that the Japanese are approach
ing Vladivostok is said , to have in
duced the determination to j seek a
pacific solution. On the other hand
it is insisted that Japanese proxim
ity to Vladivostok promises to be a
chief obstacle in the way of 'peace,
as diplomats conversant -with the
situation say that Japan will seek
to avert peace until J she possesses
Russia's only outlet to the Pacific
London, March 24. The final
details of the Japanese loan were
concluded here today, with, the ex
ception of the exact date of issue.
This has not yet been decided, but
it will not be delayed. The amount
is $150,000,000, with Interest at 4J
per cent. The price of the issue is
90, and the security; will be the net
receipts of the tobacco- monopoly of
Japan, amounting to $6,000,000, ac
cording to the budget for the next
fiscal year; The loan will be issued
simultaneously in New York . and
London; each of these cities taking
$75,000,000. ' ' ' ' ' "
The loan is redeemable after five
years. It is expected here that al-
though German- banks exhausted
every teffort to secure- participation
in the loan, they have been rigor
ously excluded, as Japan found no
difficulty in securing the amount
in New York and London. '
- Kovetiyo Takashi, special Japan
ese financial commissioner, inform
ed th ft Associated Press today that
the $15o,ooo,ooo would Euffice . for
japan s requirements lor a year or
a year and a half, at the expiration
of which time, in his
war vrould be over.
- Dr&io, Or.; March 25. The Jury
oalledl together 'by Justice' Dim
mick,? of iSlkton, yesterday after
noon io investigate the double mur
der and euicide - that ' occurred at
the Cooper Sc.Haaey" sawmill,, ten
mues west 01 nere, yesieraay rore
noon,did not reach, a. verdict until
late this afternoon.' -'The findings
seem to-agree with the first account
af the tragic affair that .3 Hermann
Shook first iJJled A,'. E. Cooper and
Paul Howse and then himself, -
Cooper's wife was the only eye
witness who lives to tell the 'tale,
and she has been in such a hysteric
al condition since the tragic event
that her ' testimony almost counts
for nothing. ' 'In fact, she has" had
to be specially guarded - to: prevent
her from lmuriDe herself or soma
one else. , ; :
The exact theory of the jury '..as
to the killing of Cooper and -Howse
by Shook is not obtainable here, aB
the iary was procured aF Elkton.
Rumors have been afloat since the
affair took place that Mrs. " Cooper
was suspected -of complicity in the
killing, bat the finding of the fury
does not seem io confirm such rum-
ore. - ' v
The body of Shook was brought
here this evening, and will be ship
ped to Oakland, in this .county, for
burial. The lather ot the young
man. J. A. Shook, of Oakland, came
here today to meet the remains of
his- eoti and) convey thsm to- his
hom'for burial. i 's
"llie sad'affairnr geneTaliybe-
lieved to be the outcome of infidel
ity of Cooper's wite. v 1 be remains
of Cooper and Howse will be buried
tomorrow at Elkton." , -
"Philomath. Or., March 25. At
the home of Mrs Lytle last nigh,
as a result of an altercation between
"Toby" Lytle - and Noye Scott,
Lvtle fired a shot from a revolver
at Scott, which but for the latter
dexterity , and presence of mind in
deflecting the aim of tne -weapon
would doubtless have taken deadly
effect. ' :' ' ; : . ' :
- The assailant,: having been : dis
armed by Scott, secured another re-
volver'and was loading the gun, ev
idently to repeat his death-dealing
assault, but Scott, after a desperate
encounter, in which he received an
ugly scalp wound, wrenched the
weapon from his frenzied -.adVer-'
The trouble was the result
Scott's having disposed of a dog : to
which Lytle had a claim. Lytle
has left town, and is said to be with
friends in Lincoln ' county. : The
matter has been referred to thet dep
uty prosecuting attorney of Benton
county, and Ly tie may oe arrestea
New York March 25. New York
Evenlne Sun: ' As an instance of
hoT? smoking stunts the growth, it
is noted that the Russian giant now
on exhibition in London is 9 feet
6i inches in height'and smokes 200
cigarettes a day. ;
Chicago, March 24. -A' scheme
to colonize unemployed members
on lands in Oregon is to be offered
the labor tmions the coming week
by William-Barclay, who claims to
represent a syndicate owning 50
sections of land. The- tract' com
prises 32,ooo acres and labor unions
are asked to buy stock in the com
pany and, in case of strikes, instead
of permitting the men to, remain
idle in industrial centers, sand them
to the Oregon lands. Eventually,
it is said, cities and towns are to be
laid out and built. .
oats and -, Defiance seed
; Grover Avery,
- ; :. For Sale. ',
: Cigar clippings of our own
nre, 7 Bose &Son.
, "Short" onPeruna but "Long"
on prunes. Italian prunes, 50-pound
boxes, $1.50. F. L Miller.
A HORRIBLE GRIME
HIRED MAN KILLS,
PLOYER AND A
Murderer Commits .Suicide Trag
edy at Home of I A. E. Cooper - '
-. in Southern Oregon Puts !v
DiaiD, Or.: Marcb 24. Co6per &
Haney's sawmill, ten miles west of
here, on the Coos Bay stage'" route,
was the scene of a fearful tragedy
this morning at 10 o'clock, in which I
uermannjbnooic enot ana tinea A.
cooper ana raui iiowse,: and .
then turned the gun . on himself
with fatal result.' ; " -r v. - -;
-Shobk had been in the employ of
UDoper. ' naney tor about a
year, and lived at the Cooper home,
Trouble had been brewing at. the
place for some- time,' an account of
the alleged intimate ' relations be
tween Shook and Cooper's wife.
Last Friday Cooper took 1 medi
cine for some slight illness and was
soon'seized with 'convulsions. Dr.
Wade, of this place, was called and
pronounced it a case of strychnine
poisoning, but being an overdose,
the drug served as its own antidote
and Cooper recovered. Not having
kept strychnine, - about the place,
Cooper ' suspected bnook ot being
responsible lor the ' poisoning - and
told-friends that he intended going
to the county seat today and lay
the matter before the district attor
ney; : " ' 1.
Last merit Shook ' and Coopers
wife and little girl attended a dance
at Thomas Hancock's, a mile from
the Cooper home, ? and returned
home early this morning. - :
. Cooper still seemed to rear pois
oning and ate supper at his - part
ner's home last evening, but return-
lejjhome Jtjpjgo to bed. lie was accom
panied home by young ilowse, who
intended going to the dance, but
decided to remain with Cooper, as
Cooper, feared to stay at home alone.
Cooper had tried in various ways
to rid himself of Shook, but so far
had failed. - This mornirig he effect
ed a settlement with Shook for la
bor performed and Shook had pack
ed his clothing preparatory to leav
ing and had gone from - the house
toward the wood ehed, when hot
words ; passed between him and
Cooper and ne nrea at cooper at a
distance of 20 or 30 feet with a 30-
-30. -Winchester, the- ball striking
Cooper In the back and coming out
at his breast,
. Cooper was in the doorway of his
house and the ball, ; after passing
through his body, went through
picture on the opposite wall of the
house and out through the wall.
Some mystery seems to be con
nected with the killing - of, Howse,
as only two empty , cartridge , shells
have been found so far, and one of
these Shook fired through his own
brain. Howse lies dead in the
same room with Cooper, with two
bullet holes through his heart and
a revolver bv his side , filled with
loaded shells. - ,;
t - There are evidences of a struggle
having taken place' -in the house
and a considerable quantity of blood :
is spread over the floor. ;f Appear
ances indicate that Howse was shot
in the back also. '
Justice of the Peace Dimmick, of
Elkton. called a jury together this
afternoon to hold an inquest, but at
this time no report Jbaa been re
ceived,. " v
y-- Cftoper was" n exemplary citizen
and was born and reared in the
community in which - he met his
death. He left a wife who is a
daughter of Robsrt Elkton, and two
small children. He was a member
ot the; A. O. U. W.- and carried a
policy in that order for $2,000.
Howse came from Eastern Ore
gon last Fall, and, as far as known,
bore a good ' reputation. .
. Shook waB born near Oakland, in
this county, and up to the time of
the events here recorded-, seems to
have borne - a good , reputation.
Shook and Howse were each about
22 years of age and unmarried. t
. Roseburg, Or., March 24. Jacob
Reuter was found dead at his home
in Iittle Canyon, 14 . miles west of
Oakland this morning. It is still
undecided whether the case is mur
der or suicide. '' It isTreported there
are five bullet holes jia .the body,
indicating murder. -, Justice Steph
ens, of Oakland, will hold,, an , in
quest to morrow. , ,
Reuter was suspected of causing
the disappearance of an old mas
called Dutch Fred, hear there three
years ago, but no definite proof was
ever found. :
Reuter owned a body of land on
Umpqua river) -aud, being of a
grasping disposition, - constantly
tried'to get more.- .He endeavored
to prevent his brother front getting
any share of their father's proper--ty
and the brother, being ill, - be
came a county charge. The father
is old and very feeble. . , -
. The alleged cause for the disap
pearance of Dutch Fred is that
Reuter owed the latter $75 for la
bor, but would not settle. When,
last seen Dutch Fred was on . the
way to Router's saying he was en
deavoring to procure payments No
further trace of him wasever found
Later, when Senator Reed's body
was. found in : the river. Reuter
showed much uneasiness until it
was identified, thus increasing the -
TnrrViOl. - GneninlAna i arvAinofr k!m ..
whether Reuter was driven to1 sui
cide by. remorse or murdered by un
known parties is not yet determin
ed. Paris, March-25.-r-The Matin's St.
Petersburg correspondent sends an"
unconfirmed report that Japanese
torpedo boats have succeeded in
damaging Vice-Ad miral Rojestven
sky's battle : ships SiBsoi, Veliky
and Navarin. v ,
. For Sale.
Defiance seed wheat in any quantity.
Apply east across the rtreet from steam
m25-3t John Beach.
'" . A Word to the Wise v ,
Oat wood is getting hteher in mica
and farther from town- every year. Or-'-
der now for summer delivery. 200 cords
now partly sawed stove lengths, 12 corda
2200 pounds vetch seed. '
3000 pounds clover, red 'and white.
alfalfa. I -
. Alsike, timothy, orchard and rye
erasi.spelncratie.-all fresh'1 sSeda". A
Also a line of garden eeeds. Order now
betore the spring rush. : .
Tread power, silo, elevator and cutter,
Poland China hogs.
; . YourB for Business.
Telephone 155. h. L. Brooks. 1
Real Estate Bargains. . -
No. 552 160 acres, 130 in cult; good
house and barn; fine fruit and water; 12a
acres now in crop; 4 horses, 10 cows, 2
hogs, 1 wagon, 2 buggies, 4 sets of har
ness, chickens; farm tojls, and house
hold furniture; t miles from Corvallis;
price $40 per acre. . . ; . . ; ;
. No. 553 House and 4 lots, just north,
of Mechanical Hall, house has 11 rooms,
wood ehed, barn etc; ?ood fruit all kinds,
No. 554 170 acre stock ranch, tyi
miles from E. R. town, 90 acres cleared
and sown to grass, 60 acres nice saw tim
ber, fair house, barn etc ; good orchard ;
one mile to school, 2 creeks on place:
price $1300. ':" ; ;.;
s No. 555--Iot and frac with 5 room
house, wood shed and well' in Corvallis.
price $675. . . ......
No. 556 2 ftts, ,7 room house, wood-
shed and store .room," choice fruit, lo
cated in Corvallis, price $1600. ' '
No 557 164 acres, 50 in cult, bal pas
ture &' timber, nearly . all rinder Vience,
new 7 room house, good barn, machine
ehed, stock shed, good orchard, running
water oa place, iy& miles to school, four
miles from store' and postoffice, price,
$2800.' ! . ' :'i--.r: . :
No. 558-100 acres, 30 in cul bal past
ure and timber, good 5 room : house,
spring water piped to house, good orchard
and small fruits,' running water on place,
splendid outrange, telephone to house.
t miles to school, 4 miles to store and
P 0; price 1250. : .
- Ambler cc Watters,
Corvallis and 1 Philomath, Or
. ' ; 5000 r '.. .
Th'oroughbred Plymouth Rock . snd
Brown Leghorn hatching eggs for sale
at $i per setting if obtained at my resi-
dnpA north ftf Mprliiiftiral TTnll. ThftH
fowls were bred to lay eggs and not for
the show room, You are invited to in
spect the breeding pens-;
. Otto F. L. Herse,
mil im Corvallis, Or.
Blocks for piers at Whitney's,
College View Poultry Farm.
Barred Plymouth Rocks. Brown Leg
horns. Eggs, $Jt per 15 at yards. -
My Barred Rock hens are of the best
laying strain on Coast. I ' have added
cockerels from Parks world's best - egg
strain. Brown Leghorns as good as the
, S. H. Moore -
Ind. phone 555. . Corvallis