The Corvallis times. (Corvallis, Or.) 1888-1909, June 24, 1905, Image 1

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    "Jounty Clerk's Gifioe
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Vol. XVIII.-No. 17.
and Proprietor -
Your Discomforture
On Hot
Can be
Greatly reduced by using
some of our hot weather
goods. :
See for ladies, our line of Umbrellas, big assort
ment Shirt Waists, Oxfords in Black and Tan,
Hats, Sonbonnets, Lawns, Silks. Etc.
, See for Men, our line of light weight Shoes and
Oxfords in Black or Tan, Serges, Mohair and Lin
en Coats and Vests, big line Straw Hats Etc. All
at low prices.
Fine Light Sample Rooms.
J. C. Hammel, Prop.
Leading Hotel in Oorvallis. - Recently opened. New
brick hvrilding. Newly furnished, with modern con
veniences. Furnace Heat, Electric Lights, Fire Es
capes. Hot and cold water on every floor. Pine single
rooms. Elegant suites. Leading house in the Willam
ette Valley.
$1 A0, $1.25 and $2.00 per day.
EvEry Farm and Every Town
Home Is Worth More Because ?
, Tbere Are Home Stores: s
Then Buy Supplies of --.the
Home Merchant. . -
; An Iowa paper tells a' striking
incident with reference to bpylng
at home, and therbfore draws, a
moral. It is an incident worth re
peating to Benton county and Cor
vallis people. ; It will at least in
terest them. The paper in question
is the Marble Rock Journal. The
story is s follows: f
A man went into one of the Mar
ble Rock stores the other day and
asked if he would oblige him by
exchanging an article he had bought
from a mail order noueer tor a sim
ilar article of another size from the
merchant's stock. The - merchant
almost fainted at the man's gall,
but he was an obliging merchant,
and eo he did not get : angry. He
asked the man why he did not re
turn the article to the mail order
house and have it exchanged.
"Because I have to returu it at
my expense," said the man,
Star Brand Shoes are Better!
For Shces, Clothing, Hats, Gloves, Hosiery,
Notions, Fruits, Meats, Staple and Fancy Gro
. ceries, see '
Highest Market Price Paid for all Kinds of Produce
Star Brand Shoes are Better!
The Popular Grocery & Crockery
Good Things For Eating
Always Fresh from
Dairies, tasty and good.
Sweet and sour,
bottle and bulk.
Fresh and always direct
from the hens.
See our Garden
Truck, nothing but best,
grown by good gardeners.
v -
The best canned Fruits and Vegetables on the market.
All appeal to the thrifty housewife who wants the very best
groceries for. the least money
even then I stand a chance of not
getting what I want." The coat of
returning it would be considerable
and it might set lost or broken; on
the trip, and I just thought maybe
you could 6ell it to- some one else,
and could let me have one that fits
me from your stock."
Tne merchant looked sharply at
the man to see if he -was joking or
really didn't know any better, and
seeing it was Only the latter he told
him that be would exchange the
article for him. And he did, and
the man was brofuse in. bis thanks
for. the accommodation. -
.Aad iken ihe mexisiiantjtold..the
mao in a gentlemanly way just
what he had done. He said
"My friend, you live in this com
munity. You have lived here lor a
auod many years. You own a farm
that cost you perhaps $15 to $20
oer acre, and it is now worth $75 to
$100 per acre, and jet the land is
not as gocd as when you bought it.
What has made it worth more? It
is because it is near a good town
to this town to which you and your
neighbors helped to build up by
your patronage. While you were
helping the town with your patron
age you weie unconscious'y doub
ling or trebliDg the value of your
farm. The rule work& both ways.
The growth of the town 'increases
the value of your farm, and the de-
terioation of the town miures the
value of your farm. If you buy
your goods in Mi b e Ko.k you
help to make Marble Kock a larger
town and help to make your land
worth more. If you buy your goods
in Chicago you help to make Chi
cago a larger city and you leave to
other people the burden of building
up your home community and in
creatine the value of your land. If
you help to build up Cticago how
much will it increasa the value of
your farm?
'You are interested m this town
as much as are the people who live
in it. You trade your produce here
for things that you want, .you sell
your stock and farm produce herp.
or in some other town near htre
and if you are unfortunate and need
financial help, the business men
here, and no one but the business
men, are solicited to raise a purse
for you. And they always do it
whether you have helped them or
not. If you are short of cash, or
your crops or stock are not yet sold,
you ask for credit at the stores
here and you get it, which is a favor
to you though you may not know
it. If you buy something at the
store here that does not prove as
good as was claimed for it you can
bring it back and exchange it or
get your money back. In these
ana a nunarea otDer ways you are
under obligations to this town and
the merchants here to trade with
them, and yet you have sent your
cash to this mail order house to
buy what you want and have not
gotten what you want after all."
The merchant paused for breath
and the man mumbled something
about getting cheaper prices at the
mail order houses.
"If that were true," said themer
chant, "I wouldn't complain a bit.
If you could save money by order
ing of the mail order houses, which
are. the bitterest enemies , of this
town, I wouldn't say a word. Not
counting all things I have said
the fact that you are hurting the
value of your own faim when you
hurt this town; the fact that the
merchants here, or in whatever town
you trade, take you t produce, lose
money on it, and give you goods in
exchange; tne tact tnat you can,
get credit here when you haven't
the cash, and can always bring
goods back and exchange them
when they are not satisfactory; and
the fact that you or any of your
neighbors who arem hard luck.can
always get financial help- from the
m tenants here; in spite of all these
things, if you could get goods
cheaper of the mail order bouses
thaa jou can here, I wouldn't com-
plats. Bat you can't. You have
a catalogue that you can sit around
and study in the evening, and the
prices in it lok cheap because you
hate plenty of time tqjtudy them,
and the descriptions -are written in
fine language. But? if you will
bring in your catalogue and look-
through my store and compare pri
ces right through and if I don't
furnish you the same prices, quality
considered that the mail order house
does, I will give them to you. And
y oil won't be buying anything from
a book description eitbtr. You will
see the goods 'and try them on,
and inspect the quality, and get
whatever guaranty there is on them
and if they don't euit you afterward
there will be no trouble or risk in
exchanging them or replacing them"
"Well, I guess you're about
right," 6aid the man thoughtfully
'Of course I'm right, and the
more you think about it the more
you'll believe what I've said. Here
you come into my store aBKing me
,to favor you by exchanging goods
that you have bought from a mail
order bouse. They made the profit
on the sale, they got your caBh,
they ran no nek, they will not ex-
change it for you, you may and you
may not get what you want. They
pay no taxes here to help run the
community expenses and help ed;
etfate your childreriv""They xio noth'
ing whatever to help this town or
this county, or you; and their prices
are not as cheap, everything con
sidered, as those 01 tne home mer
chants. If you reallv knew how to
save money and help yourself you
would never epend a cent with
them. They make a profit on their
goods or thty would not be in bus
iness. And if anybody is to get
the profit why not give it to the
merchant at home?"
"I never really thought of it that
way," said the man, and l see
now you re light; and you've sure
treated me white in exchanging
this, and 1 11 remember it."
And as he walked slowly out
Attempt to Draw Off Japanese
Feint With Cossack Raid ers
. Met , by Advance -of . New
' Army Oyama Has
: nearly 600,000
' Men. -
the store the merchant gazed
thoughtfully after him and wond
erea wnetner ne would really re
member it or not.
Tokio, June 22. The position of
GeneraVLinievitch's army is even
more desperate than was that of
General Kuropatin before - the - de
feat of Mukden, and the Japanese
general staff ' expects within a very
short time to receive the report that
the Russian army has either., been
destroyed or captured..
When G?iieral Lmievitch discov
ered that he was nearly completely
surrounded, and that en.oimous bod
ies of Japanese troops were being
massed on his right and left, while
his center was being -i constantly
ehelled by'field artillery, he appar
ently realized that it was impossv
ble for his 35o,ooo men to withstand
the assault of such superior strength
as Oyama's and he determined on a
feint, in the hope that he might
draw off some of the Japanese for
ces. He ordered General. Mlstchen-
ko, with bis Cossack division, to at
tempt to penetrate the Japanese
screen and try to cut their lines of
communication. V S -''
After losing heavily in several
engagements, the Cossack chieftain
made his way through . Mongolia
and swept around the Japanese, left
in the hope of drawing back some
of the troops from the north, in
stead the Japanese simply moved
forward a new army from Wonson
and drove the Russians back. "'
General Oyama'a troops have
now cantured all of the most im
portant positions necessary for the
success of his contemplated move
ment, and word 01 a general en
gagement is expected momentarily
Maximo Gomez was interred this
evening after a funeral service so
replete with demonstrations in hon
or of the dead general as to lead, in
several instances, to scenes of disor
der. ' '
The most serious trouble occur
red while the great procession was
passing Central Park, when 'some
reckless Cubans rushed toward the
field gun caisson on which the re-'
mains of the general were being
carried, demanding permission to
carry the body. They were thrust
back and then a bigger crowd rush
ed forward and swayed back and
fro across the broad street, tempo
rarily disorganizing the procession.
The arrival of a big force of rural
guards soon resulted in the restor
rtion of order and the burial of the
remains of General Gomez was ac
complished juBt before sunset in
the presence of a quiet and reverent
multitude.' ' . ..- " . -
The procession was the largest since
the establishment of the .republic.
In it were included the members of
every department of. the govern
ment, national and. municipal and
a thousand personal friends and fol
lowers, including President Palm a,
all walking with bared heads.
Sunday Excursions
to Newport!
ON THE G. & E. R. R.
Beginning Sunday, June 18
and continuing until the end
of August
Leaving Corvallis at 8:00 a.
t 1 i i 1 r -4 v
ti.. rnnomatn e:io a. m.
Returning leaves Newport at
5 p". m. arriving in Corvallis
at 9:15. at Albany at 9:55,
Giving 5 hours at tha beacb.
Fareround trip from Albany,
Corvallis and Philomath $1.50
Again Open.
The repair department of my bicycle
and sporting goods business is again
open for business second door south of
postoflBce, Quick repairing or first class
work a specialty.
James K. Berry.
St. Petersburg, June 21. A num?
ber of private telegrams which have
been received during the past 24
hours from Cidazipudzy indicate
that the Japanese forward and
turning movment now being devel
oped in Manchuria is the largest in
the history of the war and indicates
that it is the intention of Field Mar
shal Oyama to endeavor to sweep
all Northern Core a and Manchuria
clear of Russian troops of every
Three Japanese detachments are
reported advancing from Corea
northward. The first consists of
5000 infantry and 700 cavalry, with
several batteries of mountain artil
lery, who are working toward Chit
zamy. The second, the strength
of which is not known, is moving
from Miisan, while the third is turn
ing from Kenchan on the Russian
front. The Japanese lines extend
from the Sea of Japan at Gensan
across Corea and Manchuria to the
Mongolian frontier.
Officers here who are cognizant
ot the situation anticipate tbat as
soon 8s the army of General Linie
vitch is engaged, the Japanese will
develop an assault in iotce on
Vladivostok and also attempt to
force the Sungari river, and thus be
in a position' to cut off the retreat of
Linievitch s army, should it be defeated.
City Corvallis Special Water Bond
To the legal voters of the City of Corvallis:
Notice Is hereby given tht on Thursday th e
Sixth day of July, A. D. 190-5, in the Common
Council Chamber in the City Hall on the south
east corner of Madison and Fourth streets in
the City of Corvallis, Benton County, Oregon,
a special election of the legal voters of said city
of CoivilUs will be held for the purpose of de
termining whether or not "ihe Wator Commit
tee" 01 said city shall iaue the bonds ot the
City of Corvallis foresaid, bearing interest at a
rate noi exceeainar nve per cent per huuuiu.
payaDle half yearly, on forty years time, tor the
purpose of constructing water works lor the city
of Corvallis, such election having been specially
appointed, ana tna lime ana place aioresaiu
fixed therefor, bv resolution of "The Water
Committee " of said cityjduly passed on the 16th
day of June. 19&,
The maximum amount of bonds proposed to
be issued by said Committee for said purpose Is
$75,000.00 and the same will not be Issued, nor
said water works constructed, unless a major
ity of the votes cast at such election shall be In
favor of issuing bonds. Voters desiring the is
suance of such bonds shall cause their ballots
to read "For Bonds," and those against the Is
suance of sucn bonds shall cause their ballots
to lead "Against bonds."
8aid election sball begin at nine o'clock in the
forenoon of said 6th day ot July, 1905 and con
tinue until six o'clock in the afternoon of said
day without the polls bt-lug closed.
This notice Is sicneo by tne Clerk of said
committee and published iu the Corvallis Times
a newspaper published in Oorvallis, Oregon,
for two weeks immediately prior to the date of
such election under the direction of the afore
ssi i resolution of "The Water Committee." .
Dated this June 21st, l'JOo
Clerk of "The Water Committee,"
Largest line of matting in the city at
Cows for Sale.
Three good young cows in full milk,
Alfred Bicknell.
Five miles north of Corvallis.
All new wall paper at Blackledge's.
Hay For Sale.
Vetch and alfalfa, best cow kay in the
world. Ind Tel 155. L. L. Bfcooks.
London, June 21. The corres
pondent of the Daily Telegraph at
Tokio sends the following:
"lhe Japanese are continuing
their victorious advance in Man
churia. The Russians have been
completely outflanked on both
wings and news of Japanese victo
ries may be expected shortly.
"The Japanese have considerably
over half a million men in the
field. Their preliminary operations
began as far back as May 2o.
"Your correspondent with the
Japanese headquarters reports that
Cossacks were repulsed with heavy
losses near Lianhuapao June 16,
but were considerably reinforced at
Telkaton aod tbat another raid is
expected. In the direction of Hail
incheng the Russians have been re
inforced by three divisions. Gen
eral Madoralif commands the ad
vance lines and is trying to check
the Japanese northward advance.
The Japanese expect good news
For want of room we will
close out at cost all our trunks
telescopes, small Rugs and
Art Squares. This Sale is
bona fide, we want the room
for a ladies Suit and Cloak
depaitment. '
J, M. Nolan & Son.
Havana, Jens 20. The body of
Just What Every One Should Do.
Mr. J. T. Barber of Irwinville, Ga., al
ways keeps a bottle of Chamberlain's
Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy at
hand ready for instant use. Attacks of
colic, cholera morbus and diarrhoea come
on so suddenly that there ia bo time to
hnnt a doctor or fo to the store for med
icine. Mr. Barber save: "I have tried
Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diar
rhoea Remedy which is one of the best
medicines I ever saw. I keep a bottle of
it in my room as I have had several at
tacks of colic and it has proved to be th
best medicine I ever used." For sale b
Graham & Wortham.