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About The Corvallis times. (Corvallis, Or.) 1888-1909 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 12, 1905)
For advertisements In this column the -rate
of 15 cents per line will be charged.
'..,"; Levi Wooster and family mov
ed yesterday into the Wills house,
near the foundry.
- Frank Thrasher left yesterday
for Portland to accept a position in
the general office of the O. R. & N.
Miss Alice McNeal arrived to
day from Albany for a visit with
Mrs. Taylor Porter.
Mrs. George" Ry craft is the
guest this week of her brother,
G rover Headrick and wife."
. . JVirs. josepn amun 01 w-eiis
.has been the guest since Friday of
Mr. and Mrs. JohnSmith.
, The . adjourned term of the
;Benton county circuit court con
venes Saturday at gsu m.
Miss Ella Johnson was a busi
ness visitor in Portland yesterday
returning home, last night.
.'.' Miss Mary Nolan returned
.'home Monday evening from a visit
with Miss Emma Sox at Albany.
: Mrs. B. W. Johnson visited
Portland friends over Sunday.
' Mrs. Johnson returned home last
. . Sam Dolan , All . Northwest
tackle, returned , to Corvallis last
: night after a . visit with Albany
..; J. M. Howard purchased
the Lee Henkle. place, near the
. S. P. depot , and moved into it the
last of the week. "
Robert R:" Liggett, of Polk
county was In Corvallis Monday
and made a filing on a 40 acre
homestead tract in the Soap Creek
precinct. ., :
. -Miss' Louise Cooper leaves for
Portland tomorrow morning to at
tend the 'wedding of Miss Mae
Batchelor and Will Scott, a former
O. A. C. student. Miss Juliet Coo
per has been the guest of Miss
Batchelor since Thursday.
C. B. King, wife and daughter
; arrived Sunday from Coeur d' Al-
' ene, Idaho, for a visit with the for
mer's nephew, J. D. Wells and oth-
r er relatives.- .The - visitors are em
route to California to spend the
winter. . ..v
... Invitations are out for the
marriage of County Clerk " Moses
'and Miss Lavinia Woods, , which
will be solemnizedt the Methodist
' Episcopal church South, at ten
Jo' clock Christmas morning. ; .A re
; ' ception occurs at the residence im
- mediately after the ceremony.
; George" Bain of Wren,' who re
cently purchased the Croft place a
" few miles a from Corvallis, in Linn
"'county, has taken possession of the
. property. He moved yesterday.
. ; Mr. Croft. and family have moved
f onto a farm they have leased in the
At their meeting Friday after
noon, the W. R. C. ladies elected
the following officers fnr the rnminor
: year: President. Mrs. Sarah Cronk:
sr. vire, Mehnda Robinson; jr.
. vice, Elizabeth Hubler; sec. Emily
' Henkle: treas.. Fannie Orenv rnn-
aucror, Agnes Young; chaplain,
' Turn a T na A..nw4 O " 1 1 .
assistant guards Ada Farmer.,
The beginnings of the annual
Christmas rush is now appearing at
, the local postoffice, and for 10 days
to come the force will have a stren
uous life. In ordinary times, the
volume of business is great enough
to make every, employe earn more
.. than the salary the government
allows. .. -
A basket ball game between
the Pacific College and OAC teams
has been arranged, and is expected
to take place next Friday night,
though the date is still unsettled.
J, A squad of, 30 men has been prac
ticing the game in the college ar
mory for weeks past, and it is the
. expectation that a good team will be
" available -Of the old veteran play
ers, Swan, Rinehart, Grover Cate
and Bilyeu are , available. ' Addi
tional men of much promise are
Reid and. R'ooper as well . as many
others; A possible lineup as sug
gested by the above names is, Cate,
center; Rinehart . and Bilyeu,
guards; Swann and Reid, forwards.
John F. Allen, secretary of the
, Corvallis Citizens League, makes
- an interesting statement in regard
to the work done by the League
during the last few months. As a
direct result of advertisements car
ried, during the past spring and
summer in about 25 Eastern pa
pers, there has been brought into
Benton county by newly arrived
home-seekers, the sum of $200,000.
This sum represents the capital in
vested in Benton real estate by
these newcomers and cash deposit
ed totheir credit in Corvallis bank
ing houses. Yet some people have
the nerve to ask, "does advertising
After a month's vacation, Miss
Florence Wicks retnrned to Port
land Monday, to resnme her course
at Good Samaritan hospital.
It is earnestly requested that
every member ' of the Maccabees be
present at their regular meeting on
Wednesday evening as there will be
very important business to consid
The ladies of Elsworth Relief
Corps will give a supper and enter
tainment at Odd Fellows Hall on
Thursday evening Dec. 14, from
6 until 9 p. m.- At this time the
drawing for the prize doll will take
place. Program, good music, and
supper all for 15 cents.' Proceeds
will be for the benefit of the old
soldier's home. .
Petty thefts are agitating resid
ents along the river bottom three
miles east of Monroe. . The devil
try has been going on for some
time, and so far there is no clue to
the perpetrator. Locks from the
doors and sash from the windows
have been taken from the unoccu
pied house on the Harkins place.
Parts of harness have been . taken
from the Garlinghouse farm and,
collars, bridles and like "articles
from the James Goodlin place. The
practice has continued so long and
with such frequency that the
neighborhood is becoming aroused.
The amputation of his leg be
low the knee took place Saturday
in the case of William Graham, liv
inp near Monroe, as the result of
the accidental discharge of a gun.'
With others he was out coon hunt;
ing. As Graham stepped on a log,
one of his companions slipped and
fell. The force of the fall discharg
ed his weapon, and the charge en
tered Craham's, leg. so shattering
the bone that "amputation became
necessary. Graham is 25 years of
age, and unmarried.- - His home is
four miles southeast of Monroe. '
In Kings Valley Mrs. Brace Miller
Mrs. Bruce. Miller was buried ia
Kings Valley cemetery ' Saturday.
The funeral is said to have been
one of the largest that has taken
place in the Valley in years. Mrs.
Miller died Friday, of con-sumption
after an illness that began a year
ago. Had she lived until yester
day, she would have been 24 years
ot age. ;
Dollie Elkins Miller was born in
Arkansas, and ten years ago came
with her parents to Oregon, settling
in Salem. Three years ago, the
family removed to Kings Valley,
where snortly atteward she was
united in marriage to Bruce Miller.
She and her husband resided for
fome time in Corvallis, occupying a
house in tne western . part of i town
Her moiher is Mrs. Patti. .., whose
husband recently died 'and who has
since resided at her daughter's
home. Besides the mother and the
bereaved husband, among immed'
iate relatives are two young broth
ers and a young sister and their
father. The funeral service was
conducted by Recorder Vincent.
Footprints of the Cen
"George1 A. Gearhart, civil war
veteran, enlisted Aug. 8, 1862 as
private for three years; appointed
Corporal Jan. 1865 at Clouds Mills
Va." ;JDec. 15th Opera House. :
The American Soldier, come and
see him His company participated
in 65 engagements, capturing 1,533
prisoners, 19 pieces of artillery and;
four battle flags.
' 'George A. ' Gearhart's lecture
on 'Footprints of the Centuries' is
all that the press has said of him.' ,;
General Thomas J. .Thorpe
Comrade in arms. ! 1
: : ; :
"I have heard the greatest living
lecturers in the United States and I
am confident, that, an unprejudiced
judgement will place Mr-' Gearhart
well to the front in the first class"
Supt.' of Schools, Glenville, Ohio.
Coivallis Opera House, Thursday
avening,' Dec. 14.
8 th Friday Economy Sale D&
cember 15th Kid gloyes, , walking
and dress skirts. We have made
special money saving reductions for
this sale. J. M. Nolan & Son.
Hodes Gun store. . . '- ..
of balls at
Larsiest line of matting in the city, at
BlackledgeJs. ft ' v j-
The ladies of the First. Methodist
church are to hold a : housekeepers'
Sale Dec. 1.9th and 20th. On the
20th, a chicken pie dinner will be
served. Watch for particulars.
THE PHILOMATH FRANCHISE
For the Mountain Water System
What Some of the Terms are.
The franchise granted to the city
of Corvallis by the Philomath coun
cil last week, gives to Corvallis the
right to lay mains and pipes through
the streets and supply water to the
citizens 6f Philomath. The fran
chise is to - exist for 99 years. ' It
is provided that water shall b fur
nished to the people : of Philomath
at the same rates that are gJvea the
citizens of Corvallis. TJltlrnately
Philomath is certain to become a;
heavy consumer of water of the
Corvalli3 system, and a good rev
enue will inure. That : town is
growing very fast, numbering t al
ready a population of 525 souls,
according to the census made by.
Assessor Davis. It is a town of
homes, and . a good community to
live in, and as it grows, will use
more and more of mountain water
The fire protection it will get
through the mountain water , sys
tem will be of great value, and ' all
that it costs is the franchise just
FIRST CORVALLIS PAPER.
It was the. Occidental Messenger-
Early Times Recalled.
Tony Noltner, the well known
newspaper man, who was connected
for a time with the frrt paper pub
lished in Corvallis, left today after
a brief business visit. The origin
al Corvallis newspaper was the Oc
cidental Messenger, a weekly dem
ocratic journal which was founded
in the early Fifties. . The plant
was owned by the late J. C. Avery
and J. H. Slater at one time, was
editor. Mr. Noltner was associated
with Mr. Slater in the publication
of the Messenger. : - ; .
Mr. Noltner was porn in Ger
many, and at the age 01 three with
his parents came to America. His
tenth birthday occurred during the
journey across the. plains," the .des
tination being San Diego, Califor
nia, where he arrived m time to be
the first white ; child in the town.
At 19, which was in 1857, he ar
rived in Corvallis, where he re
mained, as alternate. clerkjna stpre,
job printer and newspaper editor
till i86i when he went to Eugene,
and began the publication of a . pa
per in that town. 1 -'L
Mr. Noltner has always held a
high place in the councils of the
democratic party, ; He is now con
nected with the Rural Spirit, pub
lished at Portland. - . . -
Familiar Character Passes Over Bur
ial Yesterday. (
-The funeral services of the late
George W. Bennett, who died in
Portland Saturday, were held yes
terday alternoon at Newton ceme
tery, where interment iook place.
The service was simple; but Impres
sive, being conducted by Rev.
Feeseofthe Methodist church of
Corvallis. The remains arrived
from Portland on the noon train
yesterday accompanied by Mr, and
Mrs., Kandall, tne latter being a
daughter of the deceased," and the
funeral party left at once for the
cemetery. Death occurred in
Portland Saturday forenoon, the
causes being principally due to did
George W. Bennett was born in
England, and at the time of his
death was aged 88 years and ten
months. In early life he came to
the United States, settling vjn II
inois. , There he married. Miss
Woods, a sister of Rev. ; . Jesse
Woods, and in that state four chil
dren were born, two sons . and two
daughters. . Many years "ago de
ceased came to Oregon and for a
time resided at Cottage .Grove,
coming to Corvallis some forty
years' ago. At .different times' Mr.
Bennett, who had early in life tak
en to the ministry, was pastor of
the local Methodist church,; often
lending a hand when the church
was in dire need.
Far and near, "Father" Bennett,
as he: was familiarly - known, was
beloved, for his noble character and
kindly, genial nature. No more
faithful Christian gentleman ever
made, his home in Corvallis and
many friends revere his memory;
For the past few years he had re
sided in Portland with his daughter
but, his interest in Corvallis neves
waned, and he sent frequent mes
sages of the kindest rememberance
to the local Methodist congregation,
The only relative residing in Cor
vallis is Mrs. Harold Strong, a
granddaughter, who formerly lived
with deceased in this city when she
was Miss Ethel Hillman.
A cook, at the
THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK
of Corvellie, Oregon,
MAKES LOANS on approved se
curity, and especially 06 wheat
oats, flour, wool, baled hay,
chittim h-.rk, and all other
. classes of produce, upon the re
ceipt thereof stored in mills and
. public warehouse, r; or upon
'.. w , chattel tflort'satjei and &1bo
'"''-Voooo other clasaea of good Be
enrity.- ' ' ' !'
DRAFTS BOUGHT'" ANd' SOLD
. upon the principal financial
centers of the United States
and foreign countries thus
transferring money to all parts
of the civilised world.
A CONSERVATIVE general busU
nese transacted in all lines of
E. E. WJLL8UU
A TTORNEY A 7 LA wl
One Dollar Savcl "Represents
. -.. Dollars Earned. Vl; . j
The average man Joes not save to exceed
ten per cent, of his earnings. He mustspend
nine dollars in living expenses for every
dollar saved. " That being the case he can
not be too careful about unnecessary ex
penses. Very often a few cents properly in
vested, like buying seeds for- his garden, will
save several dollars outlay later on. It is
the same in buying Chamberlain's Colic,
Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy. It costs
but a few cents, and a bottle of it in the house
often saves a doctor s bill of several dollars.
For sale by Graham & Wortham.
- Everything Here
Watch Our Store
HOLLENBERG & GADY.
the House Furnishers.
1 Seeds." '
Red. White, Crimson, Als;- A !
falfa clovers. Vetch, cheat, Ra 3j,
English and Italian Eye grass, atZ4&
grass, Timothy, Black and gray oats.
Urub oak wood . sawed, . vetch hay. i
Leave orders at Robinson
and Stevenson's office or telephone to
L. L. Brooks. ' -
. Choice oats, vetch and cheat seed to
be had at reasonable prices, either at the
Corvallis or Benton County Flouria
Mills. A. W. Fischer.
Wear the Rubberhide Boots
and Shoes with Waterproofed
Leather Bottoms, absol u t e 1 y
watertight. Sold by J. M.
Nolan & Son.
Baking Hour Changed. .
At 4.00 o'clock each day .you can
have hot cinnamon rolls, doughnuts
and bread at Small's Bakerv. We have
the finest baker in Oregon.
... Butter. . .
Try a .'.'roll of that Maple Fron
Creamery Butter, the sweetest, cleanest
and best. . At Thatcher & Johnson's.
Santa Claus will visit the Bazaar
soon. . Sylva Starr. . i
Winter time is reading time, and -with
the approach of cool f nights the desire
for good reading matter ripens. You
can find all the late Books at
Graham & Wells. ,
hats at cost. See Mrs.
Go to the Gem for best cigars.
Bazaar. Bazaar. Bazaar.
Common Colds are the Cause of Many
Serious Diseases. :
- Physicians who have gained a national
reputation as analysts of the cause of various
diseases, claim that if catching cold could be
avoided a long list of dangerous ailments
would never be heard of. "Everyone knows
that pneumonia and consumption originate
from a cold, and chronic catarrh, bronchitis,
and all throat and lung trouble are aggra-
vated and rendered more serious by each
fresh attack. Do not risk your life or take
chances when you Have a cold. ' Chamber
lain's Cough Remedy will cure" it before
these diseases develop. , This remedy con
tains no opium, morphine or other harmful
drug, and has thirty years of "reputation back
01 it, gained by its cures under every condi
tion, For sale by Graham & Wortham.
Get Your Presents Now
Why wait until ths last day to purchase your Christ
mas gifts? Buy them while you have every opportunity
to get jist what you want
Our line is complete, the latest designs in silks
all patterns : jfi .... jfi :
Mens Silk Handkerchiefs, 50c, 75c, $1
" Suspenders $1, $150
- - " Fancy Slippers from 75c up
Corvallis' only exclusive Mens Furnishing Store, Phone 484
A, K. RUSS
Now is Your Chance
During the month of December will offer all of our Talk
aphone and Columbia Graphophones at 25 per cent discount
REMEMBER-r-for one month only. We have also ad
ded to our stock The Victor and Edison Talking Machines.
We also carrv a good assortment of records as follows:
Victor Records Zonophone Records
Columbia Records American Records
The same old firm in the same old place.
IS STILL ON
The firdt day's sale weighed in cash just ten pou.
every customer wet t out of our store more than pleas?'5
Our Iadi8, misses and children shoes rangirp
$1.40 to $4.C0 that have not only been going out i
haif dozen lot?, at
Corns early; you can't avoid the rush, but y
fore your sizes are all gone.
Ev ry bolt of goods in the dorresticdepar
en 15 days' notice toget "outf of the store at pr.
the bntlnese. ' ' . .
Everythingin the hou6e reduced (exceptirg
R. 1. MIL!
If -you are looking for some real gc
Stock, Grain, Fruit arid Poultry Ranch
special list, or come and see us. We t;
giving you all the reliable information
showing you over the country.
AMBLER & WAT.
Real Estate, Loan and In3u
' Gorvallis and Philomath, O
j Cash Sale