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About The Corvallis times. (Corvallis, Or.) 1888-1909 | View Entire Issue (July 15, 1905)
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See Corbin Giants Opera House
Saturday night. They make good.
Mrs. Hubert Hodes went to
Granger Wednesday for a . visit.
Homer Lilly and family leave
Monday for a ten days' visit to the
Miss Ella Johnson returns to
morrow from a two weeks' rest at
Mrs.' Burns, mother of Archie
Burns the well known O. A. C.
student, returned Tuesday from
California, where she spent the
The open season for killing
deer is changed from the 15th of
July to the i5th of August, and
then hunters can kill only bucks.
Gene Robinson and wife and
Miss Blanche Rood are to leave
Monday or Tuesday for North Da
kota, to reside.
Mrs. Robert Kyle and Mrs.
Angie Anderson of Bellefountain
passed through Corvallis Wednes
day, enroute to the Fair. Mrs.
Kyle will go from Portland to Spo
kane for a visit before returning
t r i,-.. f r
JC5lic ivxuilcty, uaaa ui yy v
A. C, who has been for several
years emploved by the architectural
firm of Perrot & Co. of Philadel
phia, has just been appointed
superintendent of building at Ash
ley, Penn. The position is one of
responsibility, and speaks well for
the young man who has received it.
George Lauth, the murderer of
Leora Jones at Oregon City last
September, was hanged at the
State penitentiary Thursday.
About twenty persons witnessed
the execution, which took place at
oneo'clo;k. The prisoner went to
the gallows without fear, and be
trayed no weakness at the supreme
moment. The crime was the out
come of a fit of jealous rage, in
which Lauth went to the home of
the woman and shot her to death.
Virgil Al'onzo Pinkley. pres
ident of a college of oratory at Cin
cinnati, Ohio, gave a readiag at the
Presbyterian church Wednesday
evening, under the joint auspices
of the Methodist and Presbyterian
congregations. A pleasing pro
gramme, mostly of light, humorous
selections was given to an audience
that filled the auditorium. "The
old Man and Jim" and other well
known slections from James
Whitcomb Riley, "Uncle Ephraims
Heaven," "Dot Good for Nothing
Dog of Mine," the letter scene
from Lord Dundrery and a couple
of poems written by the reader
himself, were among the selections.
In many respects Mr, Pinkley' s
work was very excellent and the
evening with him very pleasant, as
was manifest by frequent bursts of
laughter and rounds of applause.
The scheme of a co-operative
colonv to own lands and eoi.diir1-
enterprises in this region is men
tioned again in the newspapers.
The plan is generally looked upon
as an impossible dream, and the
present is likely, as have all former
efforts, to end in nothing. The
Portland Telegram thus speaks of
the latest phase of the matter:
"Taking over the mammoth ' sys
tem of sawmills in Southern Ore
gon, under the present control of
the Booth-Kelly Lumber Company,,
the purchase of the entire land
grant known as the Oregbn Mili
tary Wagon Road, extending from
Eugene across the state to Ontario,
skirting southward a number of
miles to include the richest sections
in that part of the state, and the
acquiring of the Corvallis and
Eastern Railroad to extend it south
over a right-of-way that will pass
to tne westward of Harney Lake
and travel over old surveys to Win
nemucca, Nev., and there connect
with Gould's Western Pacific, is
learned today to be a part of the
plan of the Co-operative Christian
Federation. Included in this gi-
gantic scheme is the construction of
a connecting line between the Cor
vallis & Eastern and Portland.
The federation was recently formed
in Portland. Options on these
holdings and detailed plans are be
ing used to obtain capital in the
East. These facts have been plac
ed in the possession of the Tele
gram, and while H.'S. Wallace,
president of the federation, denies
that the deals mentioned have been
closed, it is learned authoritatively
that the deeds and other papers for
the transfer of the Booth-Kelly in
terests in the chain of mills and the
thousands of acres of land embrac
ed in the wagon road grant, which
is 12 miles wide, were sent East a
week ago, and there is every reason
to believe the necessary signatures
will be affixed to the documents
which will turn the ownership over
to fhe federation.
R. J. Moses returned yesterday
from a businessJrip to . Portland.
Mrs. Ellen' Mundy left yester
day for a visit at the Fair.
Miss Melvena Elgin was con
fined to her home Thursday with
See Corbin Giants Opera House
Saturday night. They make good.
The first through excursion
from Detroit goes to Newport to
morrow. Miss Winnie Davis was called
to Toledo Thursday as a witness in
the Green trial.
At the Methodist church to
morrow: morning subject, "One
Glance." Evening subject, "Un
der the Fig Tree."
After Thursday evening's en
tertainment the Eureka Cadets
were pleasantly entertained at Ho
tel Corvallis by Mrs. Hammel.
There will be services at the
Catholic church tomorrow at nine
o'clock a. m.
Ray Cady left Thursday for
Heppner, Oregon where he has ac
cepted a position in a laundry.
John Van Orsdel, a civil engi
neer of Dallas and a former O. A.
C. student spent " an hour in the
Misses Louise and Juliet Coor
er left Thursday for Crescent City.
California, where they will spend
the summer with their father.
Mrs. George Taylor was a pas
senger Tuesday for Portland where
she expects to spend ten days at
Dr. C. L. Bonstell, a member
of the Eureka Cadet Corps, was
the guest of Corvallis relatives dur
ing the week.
Sidney Trask went to Portland
Tuesdav. for the ouroose of rear
ranging the Benton county exhibit
at tne Jf air. " Jie will De in jrcrt
land a month.
A. L. Knisely is expected to
return today from attendance at the
meetings of the Pure Food Associ
ation held this week in Portland. .
Dr. H. S. Pernot left Thursday
for Portland, to be in attendance at
a session of the Medical Associa
tion. He was aocompanied by
Dr. Harper leaves tomorrow
for Portland to attend the Dental
Congress which will be in session
until Friday. He will be accom
panied by Mrs. Harper.
Permits were issued Thursday
by Clerk Moses to the C. & E. and
the S. P. R. R. companies, to burn
the brush alonsj their lines. Ten
fire permits have so far been issued
in Benton this season.
Oscar Gustalson and family ar
rived Wednesday from Spokane,
and will take up their residence in
Corvallis, Mr. Gustafson having
purchased a 30 acre tract of land
just west of town besides property
in the city.
A dispatch to the Times from
Toledo, received at three o'clock
yesterday afternoon, announces
that the grand jury returned not
a true bill in the case of the Greens.
Judge McFadden and J. F. Yates
have been at Toledo all week in the
interest of the defense.
The following real estate trans
fers have been filed for record:
Florence Jones & hus. to Ethel M.
Harris, 6 lots bl. 26, Avery's 2nd
$1,200; U. S. to Anetta Kirkland,
patent i5q acres near Bellefountain.
The last meeting of the W. H.
M. S. of the M. E. church, for the
conference year, is to be held next
Wednesday afternoon at the home
of Mrs. Charles Everett. Ail
members are cordially invited to
Prof, and Mrs. Carroll Cum
mings were in Corvallis Thursday
enroute to Douglas county by pri
vate conveyance for a six weeks vis
it with relatives. While in this city
Prof. Cammings rented the Herron
house, one door south of Treasurer
Buchanan's residence, which
with his wife he will occupy the
coming school year.
The conviction of the m en who
furnished Tracy and Merrill the
two rifles with which the desperate
criminals made their sensational es
cape was an event of Wednesday at
Salem. The name of the scoundrel
is Charles Monte, and the verdict
of the jury is murder in the 2nd de
gree. Harry Wright is on trial as
a pal of Monte in the affair. The
testimony showed " that Monte
bought two 30-30 rifles in Portland
shortly before the Tracy-Merrill
outbreak, that he was in Salem
about that time; and that he made
admissions on several occasions of
having secreted the weapons in the
penitentiary foundry. Both men
are criminals who have served more
than one sentence each. Both de
serve hanging, and if the evidence
is straight, ought to get it.
A COSTLY SALE.
Bltimberg's Whiskey Transaction
Oat Seventy Five and the Govern:
ment yet to Reckon with.
A second conviction and a sec
ond $50 fine has been imposed on
Jacob Blumberg for violation of the
local option law. He had a trial
before Justice Holgate Wednesday
afternoon, and the jury brought in
a verdict of guilty, of selling whisk
ey to John McGee, The jury was,
J. B. Goodman, John Bier, John
Stewart, Philip Phile. E. W.
Strong and E. Allen. The jurors
were out half an hour and took six
ballots before a verdict was reach
ed. The first ballot stood four for
conviction, one for acquittal and
one a blank. The second ballot
stood five for conviction and one
for acquittal. The rest of the bal
lots were the same as the second un
til the sixth, which was unanimous
. The circumstances under which
Blumberg was caught were related
in a former issue ot the Times. It
was a very nice bit of detective
work by Officer Qsburn. -He ob
served Blumberg and McGee have
a conversation on the First National
Bank corner. He suspected Jake,
anyway, and was on the lookout.
Jake and Mc3ee separated, Jake
passing to his own place of busi
ness near J. H. Harris' store, and
McGee going back on to Third
street, thence south past Mrs. Lee's
and back to the south end of the
alley in the rear of ; Jake's . head
quarters. From the back door of
his establishment Jake motioned to
McGee, and the latter tame up the
alley. The whole performance
was being observed by Officer Os
burn, who had followed, and who
had also secured Fred Overlander
and C. C. Huff to witness the op
erations. At the trial Overlander and Huff
were witnesses, as was Officer Os
burn. The testimony was in . ac
cordance with the facts above stat
ed. It also showed that when Jake
and McGee met in the alley, Jake
passed the latter . a flask which Mc
Gee put in a certain pocket, It was
also in evidence that McGee passed
something to Jake in return, which
the witnesses took to be a coin,
but which they could not see. Af
ter that, according to the testimony
Jake caught sight of the trio and
disappeared. McGee was followed'
and searched, and a flask of whisk
ey taken from the pocket of his
coat. At the trial, McGee was a
witness, and he swore that he did
not get the whiskey from Blumberg
Blumberg was defended by W.
R. Bilyeu of Albany. He could
get no lawyer in Corvallis to take
his case. His trial, originally set
for last Saturday, had to be post
poned on that account. None of
the local " lawyers felt that they
wanted to mix in the matter, more
particularly because of Blumberg' s
known disregard of the law, as ev
idenced by the present being his
second offense. He was probably
tempted in the continuation of his
illicit traffic by the fact that the
chief prosecuting - witness in the
former instance paid a part of the
fine. Alio by t'ie fact that hejsuc
cessfully cheated the government
out of a fine that was its due.
Whether he has a government li
cense or not is uncertain. If not,
he is likely to have a settlement
with the revenue officers, in case
he has no government license. If
he has a government license, under
the law is prima facie evidence, of
his illicit traffic, and he is liable
under another count. He ought
to be handled roughly for his wil
fulness in setting at naught a law
that was adopted by a big majority
as the law for Benton county, and
which while it stands as the sacred
statute should be strictly enforced.
Officer Osbuni is entitled to much
credit for discovering the case and
Deputy Attorney Bryson to like
commendation for the manner in
which it was pushed to a success
ful ending. In good time, all the
men who violate the law will prob
ably get into Jake's shoe's. Cor
vallis is too small a town for these
things to be carried on without ul
timate discovery. V
Blumberg had not only to pay
the $50 fine, but .also the costs
which will aggregate $25 or $30,
making the little transaction in the
alley cost him altogether $75 or
Gasoline Wood Saw.
I have purchased the Boddy gasoline
saw and can execute orders for wood
sawing promptly. Indp. phone 339.
. Link Chambers.
The S. P. is selling round trip
tickets between Corvallis and Port
land for $3 good going Saturdays
or Sundays and returning Sunday
or Monday following, either on
East or West side, but good only
on aft ernoon train from Albany to
Portland on Saturdays if JEast side
is taken. Passengers to pay local
fare between Corvallis and Albany.
HIS BARN BURNED.
And two Horses Cremated Flames
Visit Woodcock Dairy.
A phone message to the Times
at three o'clock announces the des
truction of the barn on the Wood
cock dairy yesterday afternoon.
Two horses were cremated by the
conflagration. A quantity of hay
stored in the building was destroy
ed, the whole concern being a total
loss. Little or nothing was saved
from the flames. At the time the
message was sent everybody on the
place was engaged in a strenueus
fight to prevent the flames from
spreading to the house and other
parts of the place.
IGORROTES FOR PORTLAND.
Fifty Bontoc Head Hunters Now on the
way to Lewis & Clark Expo
sition. By the first of August fifty Bon
toc Igorrotes will reach Portland
to build a village at the Lewis &
Clark Exposition and remain as a
living during the Fair. For a
time it seemed that Portland was
not going to have this feature, but
after much work on the part of
those interested in the enterprise
the consent of Uucle Sam was se
cured and the Igorrotes were col
lected and put aboard a ship at
It was necessary to obtain the
consent of Secretary Taft and Gov
ernor Luke E. Wright, of the Phil
ippine Islands, before the natives
could be procured. The govern
ment gave its consent for the head
hunters to come to America only
after, receiving rigid assurance that
they would be returned to their
At the Portland Fair these people
of limited' apparel will do their
peculiar dances, eat dogs, smoke
cigarettes and otherwise add to the
gaiety of the Exposition. Their
village will be located near the
Davenport bird and animal farm.
Sunday 16 ,
8am Fare $1.50
Join the Crowd.
Terrible Injury to Henry Oleman Rib
Shot Away Was Accidental.
Henry Oleman, agred 10, is - dan
gerously shot at Summit, and may j
die. The shooting occurred Thurs- j
day and was accidental. Oleman i
was enroute to the field with his
mowing machine, and carried a
Siot gun across his lap as he drove
along. He leaned over and touch
ed the horses with the whip, and
they started forward suddenly. The
gun was thrown violently forward
and struck the machine with such
force that it was discharged. In
fact, the hammer of the gun was
knocked off by the force of the
blow. . The charge of number six
shot passed through the fleshy part
of the left arm above the elbow,
and thence entered the left chest
three inches below the nipple. It
ranged upward,, cutting off one rib
and tore away a portion of another.
The greater part of the charge, in
cluding the wads lodged about
three inches above the point of en
trance just outside and against the
ribs. ' Other of the shot entered
the thorax and still others lodged
in the lower margin of the left lung.
Dr. Cathey was summoned, and
spent a large part . of Thursday
night in removing shot- and caring
for the terrible injury. Some of
the shot is known to be beyond
reach, and had to be left. . The in
jury is very serious, and recovery
is not certain by an3' means. The
wounded man is a member of the
Oleman family of Kings Valley,
and has three sisters in this city,
Miss Louise Oleman of Hotel Cor
vallis, Mrs. A. Br Horning and
90 cords oak grub wood. Inquire
of F. L. Howe, Corvallis, Or., R.
F. D. Nd 1.
GO TO Newport
on O. & E.
As this week marks the Thirty-fifth year that I
have been in business in Corvallis, I wish first to thank
my patrons and friends for the liberal patronage they
have extended me, and to announce that, as has been
my custom, I am going to hold an Anniversary Sale for
just one week. Bat this yearl am going to offer you
prices that will eclipse any previously made on the
same line of goods.
Heee aee Some of the Prices I am Making:
1900 Yards Torsh on Lace and insertions, all widths
and select patterns, while it lasts 5c per yd.
Thompson's Glove Fitting and W.B. Corsets to fit all
forms, $1.50, $1.25, and $1.00 grades going at 75c
50c ualues reduced to ... 36c
Ladies Sailor Hats, this line we are going to discontin
ue. All 50c values... 24c
. All 25c values 19c
$PCCia1 Amoskeag Ginghams, all colors.. 5c yd.
Ladies Purses and Hand Bags, black, white, brown and
tan, leather and velvet.
Regular $1 50 values reduced to $1.15
$1.25 " " ' 95
" . $1.00 ' - 75
Ladies Auto Yacht Golf and Saucy Caps all colors ,
Kegular $1.50 caps now $1.05
do' $1.25 do do ,95
do $1.00 do do .... .78
do ,75 do do .56
do .50 do do 38
I want tx close out my entire line of summer suit'
ings and wash goods comprising: Voiles, Scotch Ox
fords, Mercerized Taffetas, Spot Mohairs and Crepea
Luster Linens and Homespun suitings in the season's'
latest shades, at the following prices:
40c goods reduced,to 31c. 35c Gcod3 reduced to 27e
30 do do 22c ioc do do 22c
25c do do 19c 20c do do 15c
16f do do 12 J 12i do do 10c'
10c goods reduced to .08c.
Fifty pairs men's trousers and outing pants rducedy
from $4.50 to $3.60; $4 values to $3.20, 3.50val-
lies to $2.65; $3 values to $2.35, 2.50 values $1.95
Boys' Buster Brown Norfolk and Middv Suits size 3 to
8 years, regular $3.50 values, special $2 95; regul
ar $3 values now $"2.55; regular $2.50 value $2.15
all $2 values now $1.65; regular $1.50 value $1.29
GROCERY DEPARTMENT-EXTRA SPECIAL
Ball Mason Fruit Jars, pints 60c, quarts 73. half gallon $1
21 pounds choice rice $1
6 cans Sardine s 25c
Extra Standard Tomatoes 10c per can
Extra Standard Corn 10c per can
Arm & Hammer or Schillings Soda 4 pkgs 25c
Western Dry Granulated Sagar $5. 70 per sack
Fruit Sugar $5. 70 per sack
S. L. KLINE
The White House - - Corvallis, Oregon
IS NOW ON
M will flnntiniifi 3(1 ilavsl
Including our entire stock of seasonable goods,,
and during this sale we WILL NOT BE
UNDERSOLD, but will meet all competition
F. L MILLER
When you see it in our' ad, its so