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About The Corvallis times. (Corvallis, Or.) 1888-1909 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 17, 1905)
Official Paper of Benton County.
FRIDAY EVENING NOVl 17, 1905.
Hereafter the publication day of the
Times will be Tuesday evening and Fri
day evening, instead of Wednesday Bnd
.Saturday mornings.. For n years the
paper has been actually appearing in the
evening, though the following morning
was given out as publication day. The
change now announced ought to have
been made II years ago.
THE PORTLAND EXCURSION
Portland business men are tour
ing the interior to arrive at a better
understanding of the interests, con
ditions and influences that prevail
among the men with , whom they
have dealt fifty odd years. The
idea is to unite the business inter
ests of the state into a harmonious
whole in the hope that the concord
may contrive for a better Oregon. 1
It is well, for it gives Portland
business men an opportunity to ex-d
plain why'Jt is thatlying at the gate
way of an immense productive em
pire, where it has no competitor in
the race of destiny, Portland has J
not outgrown the other cities of the
Northwest. Has the lack of push
of Portland businessmen had any
thing to do with it? Whether true
or untrue, it is the popular impres
sion that Portlanders are less alert,
less driving and less given to doing
things than are the men in other
cities, yea even less than In some
of the interior towns of Oregon.
When they go home, the excur
sionists can, if they try, prove this
impression to be false. They can
show why it is that Corvallis ships
great quantities of hardwood to
California to be manufactured into
furniture, cars, agricultural imple
ments, which Oregon, Portland
and Corvallis buys back in the fin
ished state, paying unnecessary toll
to railroad, employing the. labor of
other regions and losing the incre
ment for Oregon, all while Portland
capital lies and waits for six per
cant or some other unproductive
form of investment.
Apropos of the tour, it might al
so be explained why it is that Iowa
produces many fold more hundred
weight of livestock per acre than
does the Willamette Valley though
the latter, with its perrennial grass,
its salubrious climate is . as many
fold more fitted for the purpose
than is Iowa. Is it because the
Willamette valley farmer gets but
60 per cent of the value of his pro
duct, while a 40 per cent differential
for the Portland dealer stands be
tween him and the Portland con
And there" are other things that
the interior would be glad to have
explained. Why, for instance, is
it that the party of distinguished
Visitors is always taken on an ex
cursion up the Columbia when a
trip up the Westside and down the
Eastside would show them broad
acres of pasture land, fertile field,
flower, valley, wood and mountain
in a grand repose quite as refresh
inw and far more edifying than the
dull-hued rocks of the Columbia?
Why, again, have . Portlanders de
voted all effort to The Dalles and
Celilo enterprises, when but a small
fraction of that effort devoted to
the Willamette locks at Oregon
City, would increase by half a dol
lar a ton every bushel of wheat and
in the same ratio the value of every
other product grown in the Willam
Why, too, are there not enough
cars to haul the products of the
Willamette Valley to market?
How can a state grow or a com
munity flourish if there is no means
of transportation at hand, whenev
er required to hurry things produc
ed into the markets when the price
is right, and a profit within reach?
. These are things that Portland bus
iness interests can well afford to
consider, if their errand is comity
and if their idea is that state-wide
rather .than local development is
The tour of the business : men
should be potential for comity, con
cord and bettered conditions, and it
doubtless will . be. -
TO CHANGE TIME.
Of Evening Train Goes Back to old
Schedule Early Next Week.
The evening train from Albany
over the C. & E. is soon to'take on
a schedule more agreeable to those
who travel. Its ten o'clock arrival
established in Fair time, put the
service more or less out of joint and
kept people traveling at a time
when most of them preferred the
quietude, sanctity and rest of their
own virtuous couches. The arriv
ing hour was 10 o'clock p. m., but
during the Fair it was more times
io? "to or 11. Sometimes it was
A new schedule will become ef
fective the first of next week which
will bring the train into Corvallis
shortly after eight o'clock. The
Southern Pacific announces that
Sunday the Albany local will be
gin running on a new schedule.
The time out of Portland will be
4:15, and the arriving time in Al
bany will be 7:25. Both hours are
a few minutes later than the old
schedule that was in effect before
Information given out at the C.
& E. headquarters is that early the
coming week the Corvallis local will
be adjusted to meet the new ar
rangement. The start for Corvallis
will be about 7:30, or as soon after
the arrival of the Albany local as
possible, and the arrival at Corval
lis will be a few minutes after eight
o'clock. It is understood that the
rest of the schedule between Cor
vallis and Albany will remain un
changed. The Albany local will
run to Eugene as usual. The new
arrangement will enable the traveler
to leave Corvallis at six p. m. and
run through to Eugene with but
slight delay. It will also bring
Portland evening papers into Cor
vallis early enough for everybody
to read them on the day of their
-Hotel Completed Tomorrow Wil-
helms in new Residence At
Monroe, November 17. A. Wil-
helm and family now occupy the
new residence. The removal oc
curred -yesterday. The new store"'
will be ready for occupancy in a
few days, and the removal is ex
pected to begin the latter part of
the coming week. Invoicing is
now in progress preliminary to the
work of removal. The transfer of
the goods from one building to the
other is expected to require several
Work on the Monroe hotel will
be completed tomorrow and the
place will be opened to the public
.Monday. Anew story has been
added, and the building is far more
pretentious than formerly. Mr.
McGillis is the new proprietor.
Fall seeding is all finished in this
locality, and the acreage of fields
already planted is larger than in
John Martin, who was injured in
an accident while enroute home
from Monroe last Friday was able
to be in town yesterday. The seat
gave way, and he was precipitated
from the wagon. Several stitches
were required to close up a bad cut
in the ear.
FOR DRY TOWN USE.
A Gane with Unusual Conveniences-
Is Either cane or Club House.
Something unique in the way of
a cane is one to which W. J. Wil
banks has fallen heir. It is a pres
ent trom a jf orcland mend. It is
both a cane and an arsenal. Where
a silver band encircles it a few inch
es Deiow the handle, mere is a
screw, which unscrewed, separates
the cane in two sections. At the
spot a little glass chamber holds an
ounce or thereabouts, and when
first received by Mr. Wilbanks it
contained a first' class article ' of
Lower down, there another silver
band and another screw. Unscrew
ed, it lets out a long, slender glass
bottle or bulb, as big as a finger in
diameter and a foot long. It is ca
pable of holding enough tarantular
juice to knock out an ordinary man.
The whole thing is a device which
the owner, if he wanted to, could
take to church and serve out two
kinds of drinks to himself in the
family pew and nobody be the wiser.
Of course, Mr. Wilbanks will not
use it for wet goods, but for lini
ment for rheumatics and things like
This ailment is usually caused by rheuma
tism of the muscles and may be cured by
applying Chamberlain's Pain Balm two or
three times a day and rubbing the parts
vigorously at each application. If this does
not afford relief bind on a piece of flannel
slightly dampened with Pain Balm, and quick
relief is almost sure to follow. For sale by
Graham & Wortham.
GIVE IT NEXT MAY.
Musical Festival Practice to Begin
Next MondayNight Local
The Corvallis Improvement Club
has made arrangements for a May
festival to be given in the interest
of the Association. The training
of the chorus class will be in charge
of Mr. Herse. All singers are re
quested to meet for practice in Col
lege chapel next Monday evening,
at 7:15. "The Hymn of Praise"
by Mendelssohn will be the practice
for that evening.
The festival will be after the
fashion of that formerly given by
the Willamette Valley Musical As
sociation, though of course on not
so elaborate scale. All local sing
ers have cfinsented to take part, in
cluding a number of excellent voices
that many Corvallisites have not
heard. There is said to be more
talent of the kind now in town than
at any former time, and in conse
quence an occasion is expected to
develop when the festival occurs
next May. The practice will con
tinue throughout the winter, be
ginning next Monday night.
FOUR WANT DIVORCES.
List of Cases for Coming Term of Cir
cuit Court Short Docket. .
Circuit court meets a week from
next Monday. The docket so far.
is light, though the term will , be
more or less elongated by the trials
of the liquor cases. On the docket
are four divorce cases. Two of the
plaintiffs are the wives, and two.
husbands. The list of suits is as
James L- Lewis plf. vs. John Mc-
Gee, deft. Taxation costs.
Palmer Ayres plf. vs. E. W.
Strong, deft. Suit.
W. M. Howell tlf . vs. Adam
Wilhelm & Sons, deft. Suit.
Mary Herbert, T. M. Coon, et al
plf. vs. A. L. Coon deft. Suit.
Carlo Minotte plf. vs. C. C.
Chandler deft. Action.
G. A. Houck plf. vs. H. M. Do-
nat et al deft. Foreclosure.
G. A. Houck plf. vs.. Geo. Shaf
fer et al deft. Foreclosure.
A. W. Fischer tlf. vs. T. K. Ber
ry, deft. Action. It
A. Wilhelm & Sons plf. vs. Ag
nes McElroy, deft. Action.
Thos. Whitehorn, J. W. Ingle,
C. H. Lee, F. P. Sheasgreen, John
Smith, plfs. vs. Corvallis Council
Laura Burr plf. vs. Agnes Mc.
Elroy et al deft. Action.
J. A. Rycraft plf. vs." Nina Rv-
craft deft. Divorce.
E. C. Sargent plf. - vs. Harvey
Sargent deft. Divorce.
C. Boehringer plf. vs. Oregon &
Cal. R. R. Co: et al. Suit.
W. C. Covel plf. vs. Oregon &
Cal. R. R. Co. Suit
W. C. Covel plf. vs. Abba B.
Covel deft. Divorce.
State of Oregon plf. vs. Chas.
M. Kline, M. M. McMaines, Jack
Miline, JohnDoe, deft. Appeal.
State of Oregon plf. vs. Chas.
M. Kline, Jack Milne deft. Ap
M. J. Norton plf. vs. Nahum Nor?
ton deft. Divorce.
Chicken Pie Supper.
Friday evening, at the Farmer's
Hotel, a chicken pie supper and ice
cream and cake will be served from
five o'clock on. The ladies that
are to serve the meal are well
known cooks and the proceeds are
to go for the benefit of- the Free
Reading and Rest Room. Ice
cream and cake are to be served in
addition to the supper.
Do you shave yourself? Well
just keep in mind that our Witch
Hazel Extract is a distilled extract
and does not contain one drop of
wood alcohol. Price, bottle, 25.
Graham & Wells.
Barred Plymouth Rocks.
For Sa.e. A choice lot of breeding
hens, pullets and cockerels at from $1.
each upward. All my young birds are
from pen headed by an Arpo cock bird,
(cost price f 20.00.)
W. G. Emery,
Wood to Sell Stumpage.
want to clear some land and have
2,000 cords of fir and oak erub wood to
sell. First come gets first choice" of
timber to cat.
G. A. Coopes,
P, 0. box 218,
Portland Business men in Cor
vallis How They were
Eighty-four Portland business
men, comprising the Portland
Business Mens excursionnow tour
ing the valley, spent the noon hour
in Corvallis today. Their special
train, consisting of a diner, three
Pullmans, a day coach and baggage
car, arrived at 12:05. The cadet
regiment and band, a host of Cor
vallis citizens and many ladies
braved a rainstorm and was in wait
ing at College street when the train
pulled in. Led by the band'and ca
det regiment, the visitors were
marched through the business
streets and to the City Hall where
a brief but pithy address of welcome
was delivered by B. W. Johnson,
president of of the Citizens League.
There was a brief response by Dr
Andrew C. Smith, who referred to
O AC as the "foremost educationalin
stitution of theNorthwest" and after
thanking the Corvallisites for "this
spiendid reception." introduced
Willis S. Dunniway, as another
speaker in behalf of the visiting
businessmen. :Mr. Dunniway said
the excursion is the outgrowth of
the 1905 Fair, that historic enter
prise having suggested the need of
closer relation between the metrop
olis of the state and the interior. He
said all Portland and all . Oregon
wanted a 40 foot: channel at the
mouth of the --Columbia, and said
Portland was ready to extend aid in
any and all movements of state de
velopment. He said the Corvallis
excursion to the Fair was the ban
ner excursion of all that came.
The visit was in all things ex
tremely felicitous, and the good hu
mor engendered ought to be an
asset of value to the state hereafter.
The excursion train left for the
North shortly after one o clock.
UNDER THE BIG CLOCK.
Happenings at the Benton Court House
This Week The Clerk Busy.
If things seem to be a bit dull
about town now and then, it is sel
dom that the county clerk has any
chance to complain of lack of things
doing in his line of business. This
has been a busy week at the clerk's
office as shown by the following list
of business- happenings of the past
few days: :
B. F. Ireland Thursday made
final proof before Clerk Moses, on
his homestead in Willamette pre
cinct. His witnesses were John
Daniel and Charles Armstrong.
Mrs. Mary Taylor of Philomath,
made final proof Thursday on her
cash entry on 40 acres of land near
Blodgett. Her witnesses were Pe
ter Boesen and Henry Sheele,' both
Today Clerk Moses sent a re
quisition to the secretary of state
for primary election supplies.
Thursday A. N. McKechnie filed
an application to register title to
land under the Torrens act. His
attorney is L. L. Swann of Albany
This is the fifth case in Benton to
be filed under the Torrens act.
Wednesday Clerk Moses certified
to petitions containing 420 names,
for equal suffrage amendments. Of
the number 413 are found to have
qualified, the rest having not
signed registration books.
An elegant eight room residence
on. Third street with bath and pan
try. Price $2,150.
,.: Robinson & Stevenson.
Is displayed by many a man enduring
pains of accidental Cats, Wounds, Bruis
es, Barns. Scalds, Sore feet or stiff joints.
But there's no need for it. Bucklen's
Arnica Salye will kill the pain and care
the trouble. It's the best Salve on earth
for Piles, too. 35c. at Allen & Wood
Oak grub wood. Cheat and vetch hay
for sale, Satisfaction guaranteed
7 - - TALogsdon
. Phone 55 Mt View line
; Vetch Seed.
pure vetch seed for sale.
C. & E. Crossing.
A fine lot of imported bulbs of all
kinds at Homings!
Ladies and children's underwear
at the Bazaar.
Mrs. Caroline Maxfield has add
ed a line of groceries to her store,
in addition to millinery and con
fectionery. Your patronage is solicited.
Cumber Tor Sale
At Lowest Possible Prices
Send in House Bills for estimates of cost
All kinds and grades of lumber on hand, all orders piomptly
filled. Lumber delivered when required.
OTIS SKIPTON, Philomath, Ore.
Bell Phone 4x2. R. F. D. 2.
Sawmill located four miles southwest of Philomath.
No Prizes go with our r
Chase & Sanborn Higb Grade
In fact nothing goes with our coffee but cream, sugar and
P. M. ZIEROLF.
Sole agent for
Cbase & Sanborn Higb Grade
M. M. LONG'
Bicycle & Spo
Is the place to get your Guns and
Ammunition for the opening of the
pheasant season. I have guns and
ammunition of every description.
Guns and Bicycles for Rent
A full line of sewing machine sup
plies. I have anything in the um
r brella line from a rib to a new um
brella. Everything you call for in
sporting goods line.
GENERAL REPAIR SHOP.
Fine Job Work
Corvallis Times Office.
More character more
goodness and more style
than ever before.
In reaching perfection,
especially in Men's clothes
ability has counted for
Skill is not a mushroom
growth and skill seldom
fails in its aim.
Our clothes are made by
Brandegee, Kincaid &Wood
and are not experiments
but. the results of a thorough
knowing-how of genuine
tailormen who for years
have demonstrated what
distinctive clothes are like.
Your interests lie wit h
our assortments for autumn
Suiis $10 to $25.
Overcoats $10 to $25.
rting Goods Store