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Official Paper of Benton County.;
FRIDAY EVENING MAR. 2, J906.
KILLED BY GREED.
The murder annually of a long
list of innocent people is resultant
from the sale of adulterated foods.
In one month recently, the fol
lowing deaths were reported:
Four persons trom eating
toadstoods mixed with mush
rooms, three poisoned by candy,
three by wood alcohol contained in
lemon extract, and many by the
same substance in whiskey; four
infected by typhoid fever germs
contained in ice cream, twin babies
poisoned by' formaldehyde used to
preserve milk, and hundreds of per
sons poisoned by beer manufactur
ed from glucose, in the manufacture
of which sulphuric acid made from
arsenic bearing mineral has been
used. Bills ljke that now pending
in congress for public inspection
and control of foods is of vital im
portance in the preservation of the
human family from the mercenary
and conscienceless makers of ad
It will be a body blow to good
government if Sheriff Word be
turned down for renomination and
re-election in Multnomah county.
As he promised in the campaign, so
has he performed in office. Respect
for law, and vigorous enforcement
of that law has been the slogan of
his administration. Contrary to
the usual custom, he has occupied
the ground that all public officials
should occupy and his effort for
re-election is, in effect, a trial of
strength to see whether or not
Portland wants an official that is all
he ought to be. His candidacy is
a case of efficiency and fearlessness
as to duty on trial, and for that
reason the outcome will be watched
with interest all over Oregon.
What queer things there are in
the constitution. Some claim that
instrument makes it "unconstitu
tional" for legislative candidates to
"pledge" themselves to the people,
but that such candidates can make
unlimited "pledges" to political
bosses and ringsters. Obviously,
it might yet be; proven by the "con
stitution" that Thompson's colt
wasn't a fool colt at all, but that it
was a very astute colt with an ex
tra good knowledge of "constitu
Because the knife of his assail
ants only slashed the back of his
hand and punctured the coat, vest
and card case over his heart, some
of the good people of Salem refused
to be convinced that an attempt
was made on Paul Rader's life.
Apparently they think'that, in order
to make sure that the assassins
meant business, Paul ought to
have stood still and let them split
his heart open or cut his head off.
Late fusses and feuds to the con
trary notwithstanding, Mr. and
Mrs. Howard Yerkes-Misner are
having a family reunion at the
bride's New York home. The af
fair ought to be as felicitious as
possible because of the certainty
that it can't last long.
Because he was elected on a
municipal ownership platform and
has since shown anti-municipal
ownership symptoms, the mayor
of Eugene has been petitioned by
some of his constituents, to resign
If he is not performing as he pro
fessed, he ought to resign.
At other times, what is that
Portland candidate who declares
that "during the campaign for
nomination" he intends to be a
This ailment is UBually caused by rheuma
tism of the muscles and may be cured by
applying Chamberlain' Pain Balm two or
three times a day and rubbing the parte
vigorously at each application. If this does
not afford relief bind on a piece of flannel
Blightly dampened with Pain Balm, and quick
relief is almost sure to follow. For sale by
Graham & Wortham.
Is the millennium at hand?
Roosevelt declares he admires Till
man as an honest, citizen and a fear
less fighter, and with sweet! felicity,
Tillman replies that it isn't ; Roose
velt but Roosevelt's "nigger poli
cy" that he has all along despised.
It is apropos now to hang "God
bless our home" above the capiol
Offers His Services as County
Judge Makes a Tempt
Joseph Albers has filed at the
clerk's office the announcement of
his candidacy for county iudsre. In
it, he says:
"If I am nominated and elected,
I will during my term of office de
vote my entire time and more to
the duties of said office; give a per
sonal supervision over every school
and road district in the county;
draw the plans and- do the building
of all bridges without additional
expense to the taxpayers; contrib
ute from my salary a sufficient
amount to provide for the mainten.
ance of the county poor; will ex
pert the accounts and keep a per
petual watch over all other county
officers: uphold the primary and
enforce the local option law, and
administer the affairs of the county
to the best of iny ability and in the
interest of the taxpayers.
Joseph Albers. -
Portland Market Report.
Wheat valley 72c
Flour $3.60 to $4.
Potatoes .60 per hun
Eggs Oregon, 16c doz
Butter 1 6c per lb
Creamery27 to 30 . ,
Flour $1 to $1 25
Potatoes 50 per sack
Butter 60 per roll
Creamery 75 per roll
Eggs 15 per doz
Chickens 12 to 15c per lb
Lard 12 1-2 c per pound
Why Windmills Bnrnea uotm.
Of the production of fire by the fric
tion of wood against wood -windmills
of the old construction gave on a larg
scale some disastrous examples. When
the force of the wind Increased the
miller was obliged to bring each of the
sails in succession to the ground in or
der to 1 unclothe it, but when sudden
squalls came on this was impractica
ble, and the mill in extreme cases ran
away that is, could not be stopped.
, Everything ,was now done to increase
the grip of the wooden fcrake round the
great wheel on the driving shaft, and
water was poured copiously over them.
but in spite of all this flames wouhj
sometimes burst out from the intense
friction and the mill be probably
burned down as the result. The beau
tiful machinery of the modern wind
mill, by which the miller controls the
action of the sails from the interior of
the building, has reduced this danger to
a minimum. Notes and Queries.
Common Colds are the Cause of Many
Physicians who have gained a national
reputation as analysts of the cause of various
diseases, claim that if catching cold could b
avoided a long list of dangerous ailment
would never be heard of. Everyone know
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. UThis remedy con
tains no opium, morphine or other -harmful
J 1 1 .1 . ' c , , 1 ,
Ji ug, (tun nan iiuriy years 01 repuiauon oacK
of it, gained by its cures: under every condi
tion. For sale bv Graham & Wortham,
Competent girl to assist in gener
Apply to Mrs. A. Wilhelm,
Notice of Final Settlement.
the Matter of the Estate,
Mary Elizabeth Uongas. deceased) '
Notlc e is hereby given that the undersigned as
administratrix ot said estate of Mary Elizabeth
Mangas, deceased, has died her final account as
such administratrix with the clerk - of the coun
ty court of the state of Oregon, for Benton coun
ty, and the said court has fixed Saturday, the
10th day of March, 1906, at the hour of two o'
clock In the afternoon ot said day as the time,
and the county courtroom , In the court house
In Corvallis, Oregon, as the ' place for hearing
any and all objections to the said account and
for settlement thereof.
Dated this February 9, 1906.
Administratrix of the estate of Mary Elizabeth
Always Keeps Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy in His House.
. "We would not be without Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy. It is kepjt on hand continually-
in our home," says W.- W. Kearney,
editor of the Independent, Lowry City, Mo.
That is just what every family should do.
When kept at hand ready for instant use, a
cold may be checked at the outset and cured
in much less time than after it has become
settled in the system. This remedy is also
without a peer for croup in children, and
will prevent the attack when given as soon
as the child becomes hoarse, or even after
the croupy cough appears, which can only be
done when the remedy is kept at hand. For
sale' by Graham & Wortham.:
TO BURN IT.
Alcoh 1 for Power Instead of Gasoline
Corvallis Wants it
The movement to cheapen alco
hol so that it can be used for heat
ing, lighting and power has struck
Corvallis. The local Grange has
adopted resolutions asking the fed
eral government to remove the in
ternal revenue tax of $2.07 per gal
lon, in order that the cost of .the
alcohol will be so reduced- ,as to
bring.it into the uses named. So
manufactured, the claim is that it
will be cheaper than Standard Oil
products. The octopus, as every
body knows, has "monopolized the
oil manufacture and is fast gather
ing in electric light plants. It and
its subsidiary companies, are the
sole makers of gasoline used for
power purposes. If what is claim
ed for alcohol is true, the latter
would, if the , government would
take off the excise tax, become a
formidable competitor. The Na
tional Grange says so, and that
powerful organization, the parent of
the Free Rutal mail delivery, is
leading the movement. In time,
every grange organization in the
Union will be a petitioner for re
moval of the tax, whhh means
that ultimately congress will have
to yield to the pressure.
Of course, the alcohol to be made
free from internal revenue fees will
be "denaturized" which means
that it will be so prepared that it
cannot be used as a beverage.
. Used in Cuba.
Alcohol has been in use in Cuba
for lighting and power purposes for
more than a year. The following
is from a consular report to the U.
S. government in 1904;
"Tantanzas, a city ot about 40,
000 inhabitants, has water connec
tion in 1,700 out of 4,000 houses,
whichjuse about 1,000,000 gdlons a
day. The waterworks operated
by an American company incorpor
ated in the state of Delaware, are
located a few miles distant from the
city, where there are springs giv
ing excellent water in sufficient
quantity to supply a city of 100,
The alcohol motor pump, .used
on Sunday last for the first time,
is of German manufacture, and cost
complete with installation, $6,000.
This motor pump is a 45-horse
power machine and is operated at a
fuel cost ot about 40 cents an hour,
or $4 a day of ten hours, pumping
1,000,000 gallons of water.
As alcohol is very cheap here,
10 cents a gallon, the running ex
penses of these motors are at the
minimum. The Germans are sell
ing in Cuba many such motors for
electric lighting and water plants
at very low prices. One 1 firm has
a contract to put in an alcohol mo
tor pump at Vento, for use in con
nection with the Havana water sup
ply, which is expected to develop
180 horse power, to cost with in
stallation about $2;, 000, and to
pump 1,000,000 gallons an hour at
a tuei cost ot 551.00. I he same
firm has installed an electric plant
alcohol motor of 45 horse power,
which supplies 138 . lights, Hersh
lamps at a fuel cost of 5 cents an
More About Its Use.
The resolutions adopted by the
National Grange at Atlantic City,
JNew Jersey, the 20th of .last Nov
ember set forth facts on the subject.
Some of them run thus: 'Other
great- commercial nations do not
tax denaturized alcohol. Great
Britain, France and Germany and
other countries do not tax it and by
reason thereof have an advantage
over us with respect to some in-
dustries in dealing with neutral na
tions. It has been demonstrated
that alcohol is an excellent substi
tute for gasoline as a motor fuel,
running all kinds of farm machin
ery and with the tax removed im
mense quantities would be used for
this purpose, and for cooking, heat
ing and-lighting. The increased
demand that would result for cheap
er alcohol would -make a large ad
ditional market for surplus corn
and other farm product from
which alcohol is distilled. The re
moval of the tax would make
possible the establishment of many
new industries for the manufacture
of articles now imported from for
eign countries, thus giving addition
al employment to American work
ers, and creating a large domestic
market for farm products
The resolutions of Corvallis
Grange indorse those of the Nation
al Grange and under the seal of
the order are to be sent to Oregon's
senators and representatives. : -
A Favorite Remedy For Babies.
Its pleasant taste and prompt cures have
made Chamberlain's Cough Remedy a favor
ite with the mothers of small children.- Jt
quickly cures their coughs and colds and pre
vents any danger of pneumonia or other
serious consequences. It not only cures
croup, but when given as soon as the croripy
cough appears will prevent the attack. For
I sale by Graham & Wortham. '
HE STOLE OATS.
And got Caught at it Woes Overtook
the Pursuer and the Thief
, The pursuit of a thief, fleeing
with his booty and his final escape
with what he had stolen, was an
incident in Job's addition the oth
er evening. Superintendent Den
man discovered the thief in his barn
where he was in the act pf appro
priating oats, and at once gave
chase. The intruder fled, carrying
whatjwas supposed to be half a
bushel of oats in a sack. The course
lay through a muddy street and Mr
Dennianhadon a pair of gum boots.
He was gaining rapidly on the fugi
tive when in an evil moment, one
of the superintendent's boots stuck
in the mud and came off. On ac
count of the high rate of speed sev
eral paces were reeled off by the
sprinting pursuer before he was
able to go back for the missing
boot. The mishap gave the fugi
tive a good lead, but with a, muddy
foot inside his recovered boot the
superintendent was quickly on the
trail again, bloodthirsty now be
cause of the condition of his foot
wear and because of the unpropi
The thief escaped on account of
the.darkneJS. In his flight he came
suddenly in very close proximity
to Mr. Emerick of that vicinity,
who has a strong idea as to the
identity of the pursued party. .. In
vestigation of the proceeding is in
progress, and it is likely to become
known to the officers who got , the
oats. -The incident happened about
seven o'clock in the evening.
Real Estate Transfers.
U. S. to Frank Hughes, patent
161 a Alsea.
P. H. Marley and wf. to Eastern
Investment Co., land in Corvallis,
U. S. to Clara J, Seits, 80 a. neat'
Clara J. Seits et al to William
Hull' 80 a. near Bellfountain, $200.
R. H. Sherman andwf. to Geo.
Iy. Morrison, 160 a. Alsea $10.
H. I,. Bush and wf, to By Frantz
et al 40 a. near Hoskins, $1.
By Frantz et al to H. I,. Bush,
and wf., 40 a. near Hoskins, $i.
M. P. Burnett to S. I,. Kline,
1 1-2 lots Dixon's add, $200.
A. F. Harlan and wf . to Helen
Andrews, blks. 15 & 16, Wells &
McElroy's add, $2,500.
E. B. Small and wf. to Hiram
Parker, 11 a. near Albany, $i;ioo.
. ,. i
Fannie Purdy to Barnum Lodge,
part of lots 11 & 12 blk. 3, Corval
N. Casto and wf . to C. E. Albin,
lot Philomath. $350.
A. M. Gray and wf. to City of
Corvallis, right of way for pipe
M. P. Newton to City of Corval;
lis, right of way for " pipe line, $15.-
Philomath College to City o
Corvallis, right of way for pipe
line, $1 .
R. T. McCoskey and wf . to City
of Corvallis, right of way for pipe
line, $15. '
Dry Slab Wood.
At the Corvallis sawmill, delivered
anywhere in town at $ r.25 per load, cash
on delivery.-. t feb27-lm.
Call for Warrants.
Notice is hereby given that there
is money on hand at the : county
treasurer's office to pay all orders
endorsed and marked not paid for
want of funds up to and including
those of Sept. 15th, 1905. : ; Inter?
eet will be stopped on same from
this date., - " ,;r
Corvallis, Or. Feb. .' 28th, 1906.
W. A. Buchanan Ss
Treas. Benton Coii Or.
Order Seeds Now.
Bed Clover Alsike, Alfalfa, Rape
Speltz and Artichokes. I can furnish
inoculated seeds and land plaster, that
will double " the yield. See sample of
seed at Wellsher & Gray's store.
. Wanted 80 ton Vetch seed lor May
L. li. Brooks.
One Dollar Saved Represents Tea
Dollars Earned. .
. The average man does hot save to exceed
ten per cent, of his earnings. He must spend
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 doctors bill of several dollars.
For sale by Graham & Wortham.
SPECIAL M 3 DAYS
2500 Yards Gold Medal Zephrys
Yor Choice 9c the Yard.
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
March 5th, 6th and 7th.
None sold at this low price until
Monday March 5th.
See Window Display.
f There are no better than the best
The flour that stands the test,
Pure quality, appearance grand,
So surely, White Crest brand.
Fancy Cakes, Etc.
So easily made with White Crest
the flour of excellence, so good
you always want more, order a
sack today, 105 cents per sack.
GU N HODES
Has just received the services of one of the finest
mechanics in the valley and from now on will be
prepared to do all kinds of repair work from a pad -
j lock to a threshing machine.
Guns, Sewing Machines, Locks a Specialty
fWe have just received a complete line of 1906
Base Ball goods, also a fine line of up to date fish
ing tackle, fllash lights, batteries and sewing ma
chine extras always on hand.
No Prizes go with our
Chase & Sanborn Higb Grade
In fact nothing goes with our coffee but cream, sugar and
P. M. ZIEROLF.
Sole agent for
Cbase & Sanborn High Grade
Done on Short Notice at