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About The Corvallis times. (Corvallis, Or.) 1888-1909 | View Entire Issue (June 17, 1905)
For advertisements in this column the rate
of 15 cents'per line will be charged
Mrp. J. L. Tait and daughter
Jessie, of Memphis Term., are vis
iting her parents, Mr. end Mrs. J.
I. Taylor, of this city.
Services as usual at the Chris
tian church next Sunday. Chris
tian Endeavor at 7; Sunday school
Charles Heckert has been a
warded the contract for building a
$2,000 residence at the farm
home of W. H. McBee.
Miss Pauline Davis left Thurs
day morning for Portland. Miss
Davis will be the guest of Miss
Miss Mabel Davis left Thurs
day for Portland to be the guest
of Mrs. D. P. Quinlan during the
encampment. ' . '
Herman Tartar - accompanied
by his sister. Miss Lena, returned
to Portland Thursday.
Horace Brodie returned to
Portland Thursday, after spending
Commencement at O. A. C.
- Misses Bess and Carrie Danne
man'went to Portland Thursday.
After a brief visit with Portland
friends, the Misses Danneman will
return to their home in Clem.
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Danneman
and Mary Danneman left yester
day for their home in Clem. Mrs
Danneman and Mary will return to
Corvallis in about ten days to spend
Miss Annie Bleeg, a popular
O. A. C. student left Thursday for
her home in Portland. JMiss Bleeg'
will not return next fall. .
Ben Elgin went to Carlton
Thursday, after a two month's vis
it with his family. During his vis
it Mr. Elgin took the Junior phar
Misses Fay Wisecarver and
Pearl Campbell returned to their
homes in McMinnville yesterday,
after a , week's visit with Misses
Harriet Sheasgreen and Louise
Miss Ivy Burton returned to
her home in Independence Thurs
day. Miss Burton came . up to at
tend the Alumni banquet Wednes
Most Rev. Archbishop Chris
tie will be here next Sunday, and
there will be se'rvlce at 8 and 10:30
a. m. and at 2:30 rjis Lordship will
give Confirmation and bless the
new bell. Visitors are welcome.
Twenty-eight acres out of the
northern part of a 68 acre farm
owned by W. G. Davis, north of
Corvallis has been purchased by
A. T. Tohnson for io- tier acre.
The deal was negotiated by J. L.
The city of Washington has
been agreed upon by Russia and
Japan for the peace conference.
An armistice is to be declared at
once, suspending hostilities until
a treaty of peace is signeV or a
peace found to be impossible.
Presbjterian church, M. S.
Buab, paator Bibla school 10 a.
m.; wotship 11 a. m.; C. E. meet
ing 7 p. m.; eveniDg service at 8.
At this service the pastor will de
liver a lecture on Corea and will
illustrate it with 74 splendid stere
opticon scenes. While the lecture
concerns the mission work in that
country, it also deals with the great
political awakening that is there in
' progress. You are invited.
The Alumni reunion at the
Armory Wednesday evening ' was
one of the pleasant, functions of
commencement. The return of old
graduates in the annual pilgrimage
to Alma Mater was in unusual
numbers. ' No less than 16 mem
bers of last years class were pres
ent. The new class was presented
by Dr. Withycotn.be on behalf of
, the faculty, and the welcome ad
dress to them was by E. E. Wilson
president of the association. Miss
Maude Roberts responded for the
tlass. The oration was by Hon.
Robert M. Veatch, ' of Cottage
Grove. His subject was'- "The
1- T 1 a! J vr 1 '
rrencu js.evuiui.iuii anu in apoieon.
A recitation by Miss Ivy Burton
and a reading and encore by Guy
Moore concluded the literary por
tion of the excellent programme.
A vocal rendition by Fulton, Herse
John Allen and Bouquet' called out
a stormy encore, 'to which there
was a response. The evening was
much enlivened by music by an
orchestra. The annual banquet
was at Hotel Corvallis. Covers
were laid for a5, and an orchestra
discoursed music in the lobby dur
ing the hour. An address by Pres-'
ident Weatherford of the board
concluded the function about mid
night . ' .
Sunday excursion tomorrow.
Mass meeting v Monday night.
Misses Juliet and Louise
Cooper went to Portland Thursday
for a ten days visit with friends.
Ed L- Bryan is down on a
brief business visit from Payette,
Idaho. He leaves today.
Miss Maggie Shea arrived yes
terday, from Albany, for a visit
with Corvallis friends.
The first Sunday excursion to
Newport and return occurs tomor
row. . The time out of Corvallis is
7:30, and the fare, $i.5o for the
Everybody ought to attend
Monday night's Mass meeting at
the court house. Mountain water
will be the subject discussed.
Marriage licences were issued
Thursday to Harry Rowe of Salem
and Miss Kitty Boles of Philo
math; also to Albert W. Lytle and
Miss Maud McCaskey, both of
The business meeting of the
alumni occurred Wednesday after
noon at two o'clock. Officers were
elacted as follows: Thomas. Bilyeu,
president ; Clayborne Shepherd,
vice president; Edna Groves, sec
retary; C. L. Johnson, treasurer.
An annual dues of 50 cents was
A mass meeting of Corvallis
citizens is to be held at the court
house Monday evening. It is call
ed by the Water . Committee in or
der that Engineer Miller, who has
completed the survey and estimates
can explairi the mountain water
plans and prospects to the people.
Thursday sent lots of Corval
lis. The Corvallis special carried
out 17 coachloads, and the C. & E.
train the same morning took away
two coaches, well filled. A big
crowd went on the 11:30 train and
the 1:20 westside had three well
filled coaches. By mid afternoon,
the town had given up a big share
of its population.
The Iowans are to picnic, next
Thursday in the Avery grove on
Marys river. There will be a bas
ket dinner and the usual day ot
cordiality and good cheer. The
attendance is not confined to
Iowans, but all people are cordially
invited to participate. In request
ing the Times to print, this notice,
R. H. . Colbert, president of the
society, ' asked that particular
stress be laid on the statement that
the invitation is to everybody.
The graduating exercises" at
Philomath College occurred Wed
nesday. One graduate from the
normal course, one from t ie mtti:
course and ten from the business
department received diplomas at
the hands of President Caldwell.
The following faculty has been
chosen for the ensuing year; I. E.
Caldwell, A. B., president and pro
fessor of mathmatics and philos
ophy; O. V. White, M. S., science
and history; Miss.Theressa McDon
ald, A. B., modern language nd
literature; E. F. Finley, principal
of the business department; Ethel
White, principal of the music; de
partment; Edith Sheak, instructor
of vocal music; Letitia Abrams, B.
O., instructor ot elocution.
REDUCED FXCURSION RATE
To the Seaside and Mountain Re
sorts for the Summer Va-
On and after June 1st. the Southern
Pacific in connection with tte Corvallis
& Eastern railroad will have on sale
round trip tickets from points on their
lines to Newport,- Yaquina and Detroit
at very low rates, good for return until
October 10th, 19c 5.
Three day tickets to Newport and Ya
quina good going Saturdays and return
ing Mondays ara also on sale from all
eastside points from-Portland to Eugene,
inclusive, and from all westside points.
Season tickets from all eastside points
Portland ', to Eugene in c 1 u s i v e
and from all Westsid e points
are also on sale to Detroit at very low
rates with stopover privileges at Mill
City or any other point east enabling
tourists to visit the Santiam and Breiten
bush hot springs in the Cascade mo un
tains which all can 'be reached in a day
Season tickets will be good for return
from all points October loth. Three day
tickets will be good going Saturdays and
returning Mondays only. Tickets from
Portland and vicinity will be good for
return via the east or the west side at
option of passenger. Tickets from Eu
gene and vicinity will be good going via
the Lebanon-Springfield branch, if 'de
sired. Baggage on Newport tickets
checked through to Newpoit: on Ya
quina to Yaquina only. 1
S. P. trains connect with the C. & E.
at Albany and Corvallis for Yaquina
and Newport. Trains on the C. & E.
for Detroit will leave A Ibany at 7:3o a.
m. enabling tourists to the hot springs
to reach there the same dav. Train
from and to Corvallis connect with all
east side trains on the S. P-
Full information as to rates, time ta
bles, etc can be obtained on application
to J. C. Mayo, Gen. Pass. agt. C. & E.
R. R.; Albany; W. E. Coman, G. P, A.
S. P,: Co. Portland or to any S, P. or
C. & E. agent. ,
Rate from Corvallis to Newport, $3.75.
Rate from " ' to Yaquina, $3.
" to Detroit, 3.25.
Three day rate from Corvallis to Ya
quina or Newport, 2.50. .
. FIFTY GRADUATED.
Closing Ceremonial for the' Year at
OAC Banner Graduating Class.
No graduating exercise in the
history of OAC has been more
pleasant or more imposing than
that of Wednesday forenoon, when
50 more graduates were sent from
the institution into the busy arter
ies of life. There was a great au
dience of 1,500 people, presenting
a scene of life and beauty seldom
encountered in , rural towns. Be
sides townspeople and college stud
ents, there were scores, if not hund
reds, of old graduates, and former
students back for a cemmencement
visit. There were also parents
and relatives of the fifty members
of the graduating class, and the
aggregate made up a body of peo
ple and a commencement occasion
that was probably never equaled
and certainly never surpassed in
Oregon. The class is the largest
numerically ever graduated from
an Oregon educational institution.
Besides the audience, and the
class, there were flowers, more
flowers than are usually seen on
such occasions. Tbe Armory
platform was in - fact a bower . of
potted plants and flowers. Bouquets
for the fifty graduates, tied with
ribbons and with card attached,
formed rows of beauty several
times across the platform. 'These
with the faces of the faculty, class
others that looked out from the
platform, over 'the great audience
made a scene, well worthy of a
great collegewith its greatestforces
assembled for its greatest function
on its greatest dayj Such was
Wednesday's graduating ceremon
ial, beginning at 10 o'clock a. m.
and ending shortly before noon.
A woman as chief orator of the
occasion was the unusual as well as
a delightful thing in this delightful
ceremonial. She delivered the ad
dress to the class, and reflected
credit alike on herself, her sex and
the good taste of the institution,
as well as on the audience, which
testified its approval in a flatteripg
reception of her effort. It was the
first graduating day in which many
if not all those present ' had ever
seen a woman in such a role. Some
beforehand, there might have been
to doubt the ability of a woman to
fill'such a role acceptably. If such
there were, all doubt was dispelled
long before this woman oratou. Jiad
m a delightful closing sentence, de
clafed that there are many "tomor
rows" but only one 'today.'" She
was Mrs. Clara H. Waldo, lecturer
of the Oregon State Grange. She
was graceful, she was modest, she
was intellectual and . finally, she
was masterful, masterful as far as
the situation was concerned in the
delivery of her address, which was
the recipient afterward of liberal
encomium. She was the daughter
in a well known pioneer family,
and the wile of a well known pion
eer, Judge John B. Wildo, whose
family name was long ago bestow
ed on the well known Waldo hills
of Marion coanty.
The graduating program opened
with an invocation by Rev. Green
of the Congregational church.
Millard O Lownsdale and his
excellent voice was a faultless feat
ure of the program. He is a bari
tone singer of great power and
sweetness. He is widely known
throughout Oregon as an orchard
ist. He is an old graduate of 36
years or more ago irom Willamette
University. He had an early num
ber on Wednesday's program, and
was compelled to respond to an en
core. A double number later on
gave the audience a chance to call
him back a second time, and the
chance was not thrown away. His
response in the last instance was.
'Blessed Dreams," a ballad with a
history and with a beauty of senti
ment rarely given to verses and
notes set to each other. . He sang
the old song, with a touch of sym
pathy that brought many a tear in
the great audience.
Clay Darby, colonel of the cadet
regiment, had the valedictory. His
subject was, ; "Law its Relation to
Government.' ' His theme was an
appeal for obedience to law. as a
means of perpetuating government.
He showed how the rise and fall of
nations has occurred under varying
conditions, , and propounded the
query, "what is the key with
Which to unlock the secret of how
to make governments perpetual"
He declared that in many instances
the ancients had codes . of law ; as
good if not better than those of
modern times, The Mosaic law
arid the laws of Lycuirgus were
cited as examples. He held that
if the Hebrew people had Faithfully
followed the requirements of the
Mosaic law that a.. Hebrew nation
would have 'been perpetuated, and
that today its history, traditions
and power would be almost match
less in glory and greatness..
He urged; that a universal ob
servance of and obedience, to all
laws by all the people is the surest
way to make a nation , permanent.
His oration was one of the. most
thoughtful of its kind heard at the
college in many years.
The salutatory was by Miss
Alice Jones. Her subject was the
"Youth's Strong Ally,'.' and her
theme a plea for well directed am
bition. She spoke of the tendency
of effort to the sordid' and descried
ambition of that sort. When
achieved a completely sordid goal
is empty and its victim cheated.
Miss Jones's effort was good, and
was wll received.
The musical part of the program
included besides the solos of Mr
Lownsdale, a splendidly rendered
piano solo by Prof. Taillandier, and
and two vocal numbers by the La
The class is one of the finest that
ever went out of the college. Many
of the names have been familiar
household words in Corvallis fam
ilies for many months, and there
are wide regrets that they are ex
changing their student life for en
gagements that will take them to
Thomas Starns, an Oregon pio
neer of 1876, died at his home in
this city at 4:20 o'clock Thursday
afternoon', after a 13 weeks' illness.
The funeral occurs today at 1 o'
clock from the First Methodist
church, and interment will be in
Crystal Lake cemetery. The serv
ices will be conducted by Rev. T.
L- Jones of Amity, an old time
friend of deceased, assisted by Rev.
G. H. Feese.
Mr.. Starns was born in Green
councy Tennessee, August 7. 1825,
He moved from that state to Indi
ana in I827, and from there to Wis
consin in I845 He resided in la
ter years in Colorado, comiug to
Oregon by mule team in I876.
Deceased was married to Miss
Susan Lewis, May 30th. I848, in
Platte county.tMissouri. In Aug
ust 187 1, he was licensed to preach,
and afterwards filled charges in
Missouri, Kansas, Texas, Colorado
New Mexico, and various parts of
Oregon. He was for six years a
missionary among the Klamath In
dians, and for seven years resided
near Monroe, from which place he
moved to Corvallis a year ago.
Thomas Starns lived a life that
is an enduring monument to his
worth. Honorable and upright al
ways, a faithful christian and true
Tfiend, he will ne mourned sincere
ly by many. ' ; .
The survivors are, the widow,
Mrs.' Maggie Browning, Lane Co. ;
Mrs. M. T.Starr, Corvallis: J. D.
Starns, Crook Co. ; John Starns,
Albany: Mrs. .Emma Macnab, Ru
fus, Ore.: Mrs. Belle Cockran, Wal
la Walla; O. B. Starns, Thorp,
WashMrs. Deweese, Dixie, Wash.
LEWIS AND CLARK RATES.
. From points on the C. & E.
to Portland and Return.
One and one-third fare for found
trip plus $3.30 when sold via Al
bany and $3.50 when sold via Cor
vallis. Sale date Daily from May 29th
to October 15, 1905, both inclusive.
Limit 30 days but not later than
Oct. 31, 1905.
; Parties of Ten or More.
Parties of 10 or more from one
point traveling together on one
ticket both ways will be sold tick
ets as follows:
Rate One fare for the round
trip, plus $2.45 when sold via Al
bany and $2.60 when sold via Cor
Sale dates Daily from May 29 to
Oct 15, 1905 both inclusive.
Limit 10 days from date of sale.
For organized parties of 100 or
more moving on one day and from
one place individual tickets will be
sold as follows:
Rate One fare lor the round
trip plus $2.45 when sold via Al
bany and $2.60 when sold via Cor?
Sale dates Daily from May 29
to Oct 15th, 1905 both inclusive.
' Limit IP days from date of sal -Coach
Coach excursions will run from
time to time during the fair, for
which special low rates will be
: No stop overs will be allowed on
any of the above tickets. They
must be used for continuous pas
sage each way. Tickets will not
be sold locally to Albany or Cor
vallis but a ticket reading through
to Portland good .during the fair
will be used under conditions in
dicated above, ( For information
:. J. C. MAYO,
' Gen. Pass. Agt., Albany.
For Sale. ;
One fresh Jersey cow . and two
heifers and calves. '.
. Inquire at this offiice:
WEAKE AGENT5 FORTHEl
10&15CENT5.N0NE HIGHER li
1 To meet the demands in our increasing dress goods
trade, we have added a full line of these popular fash
ions. The standard patterns give better satisfaction
than any other now on the market.
Subscription taken for the Designer. A real home
and fashion magazine. Was $1 per year, is now 80c.
Its sole aim is one of helping all women indoors and
oui along practical and beautiful lines. The very latest
of fashion trend. The Designer for June now on file
10c per copy.
Call and see our line of Summer Suitings. .We carry
the uewest and most popular goods.
S. L. KLINE
The White House - - Corvallis, Oregon
We pay special attention to Mail Orders. .
F. L. MILLERS-
I Gr eat June Sale!
A bargain oppurtunity that happen's only once a
year. On Wednesday June 7th we place on sale our
entire stock of Summer Wash Fabrics and ladies
10c values' reduced to 8c
12J " 10c
15q " ... - He
20c " 15c
25c " " 19c
35c " " 27
' 50c " " 37J"
W ) have just received from the East a sample line
of waists which we are instructed to sell at cost rang
ing in price from 40c to $6.00
This sale includes all our new Spring Goods, and
when we say it is a bargain opportunity, we mean it.
So come in and see "you are-welcome" everybody is.
F. L MILL R
Watches, Clocks, Jewelry
Eyes tested free of charge
and glasses fitted correctly
at prices within reach of all
Fine watch repairing a spe
cialty ., ;
Pratt The Jeweler 6c Optician.
10c and Reduced
no higher. Price.
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