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Official Paper of Benton County.
IDAY EVENING MAR. 9, 1906.
NEGLECTED OREGON. -
There is a measure of the inex
plicable in certain discriminations
Oregon suffers at the hands of those
in authority at Washington. The
state is orderly and well behaved
and has, year after year, "dutiful
ly" gone republican. She sent
her quota of men for the national
defense when Spain blew up the
"Maine, and the callant record of
those who bore the name of "Ore
... . . . . i .
gem Dotn on iana ana sea is mag
nificent history. She has ever done
all the things that one of the
most dutitul commonwealth in the
sisterhood of states could do, and
yet there stands the known record
of discrimination in the transport
service. Even more glaring bow
ever, is the down right neglect, of
the state in the matter of appropria
tions for military purposes, in
which respect Oregon, in compari
son with California and Washing
ton, might as well be off the map.
Thus California at the present
time receives over ten million dol
lars annually from national appro
priations, not counting river and
harbor imnrovements. About 35,-
000 officers and soldiers and em
ployes are located there as follows:
45 companies of infantry and ar
tillery, 12 troops of cavalry, United
States general hospital, all division
and department purchasing quarter
master and commissaries; head
quarters of division, department
and transport service of the Pacific;
Benecia Barracks, arsenal, Mare
Island and Vallejo navy yards;
Soldier's homes Yountville, Napa
and Los Angeles; Yosemite and
Equoia parks controlled by regular
troops; maneuver camp for 25,000
men near San I,uis Obispo, naval
training station in San Francisco
Bay and the military prison Alca
In the state of Washington there
are about 7,000 officers, soldiers and
employes. About four million dol
lars per year since 1898 has been
expended in their maintainance
from government appropriation.
The state has at present 33 com
panies of infantry and artillery; 8
troops of cavalry: department head
quarters, purchasing quarter mast
er and commissaries, and the
Bremerton navy yard.
Oregon has one post, Fort" Stev
ens at the mouth of the Columbia,
garrisoned by officers, soldiers and
employes amounting to 150 persons
supplied mostly from - Vancouver
barracks of Washington. ; '?
Army and navy regulations di
rect that all things being equal
contract for stores, supplies, forage,
etc., shall be purchased in the im
mediate vicinity of . posts. Com
pare the opportunities presented to
people of these three states to dis
pose of their products and you will
have a glimpse of privileges that
the people in the" states to the north
and south have enjoyed, but which
have, for some unaccountable rea
son been denied the people of Ore
gon. The query that arises is,
what has our delegation in congress
been doing all these years? Since
it is the courts that must make the
reply, let us hope that the new men
we are soon to send to Washington
will be of calibre and character to
prevent future neglect of Oregon .
A MYTH EXPLODED.
The school population of Cor
vallis increased nearly 25 per cent
the past year, double the usual
number of houses were' built, the
postal receipts increased 13 per
cent, the railroad tonnage in and
out increased 33 1-3 per cent, and
according to the annual report of
President Johnson of the Citizens
League, the volume of trade at the
local business houses was greater
by 10 to 100 per cent. Not long
ago people were told that if the
town went dry, grass would gtow
in the streets, tusiness would be
ruined, people would move away,
prises of property would collapse,
and calamity in general befall the
place. Conditions prove the pre-
dictions to have been utterly and
completely fallacious, and remove
the main argument upon which anti-
optionists rely for support of. their
contention. . Regardless of what
the cause may have been, every
citizen knows now, and no man
will gainsay it, that Corvallis did
not suffer in a material way from
local option, but on the contrary
since the town went dry it has be
come bigger than ever before, and
is doing more business than ever
Next week,' the democrats of
Benton are to assemble for a confer
ence. In matters political, every
democrat has to have bis say, and
this assembling together tor ' "con
sulfation, organization and the gen
eral welfare" gives full opportunity
to place the collective and united
wisdom of the party behind the can
didates that will later be put in the
field. The party in Benton has al
ways commanded the full respect
and confidence of the people, be
cause it has always offered the peo
ple as their officers, the very best
men that could be found in the or
ganization. Meu.like Watters
Burnett, Moses, Pete Rickard, Bu
chanan and all the others have dis
charged their public duties with
such loyalty and fidelity that they
have won for themselves, for their
party and for their county admir
ation md respect, both at home and
At Portland, the democrats in
dorsed the administration of Gov'
ernor Chamberlain, and well they
might. Many a taxpayer does the
same thing now when," at the sher
iff s office to pay taxes, he finds his
state tax only about half what it
has been in late years, largely due
to Governor Chamberlain's stubborn
defense of public funds by use of the
veto. The man who, like Govern
or Chamberlain, has himself risen
from the ranks knows the needs
and wants of common people, and
does ao, when he is in office, for
Democrats of Benton Co.
Notice is hereby given that the
Democrats of Benton , Co.. Oregon,
are called to meet Jat the " court
house on Friday evening, March
1 6th, at 7 o'clock, for the purpose
of consultation, reorganization and
for the general welfare of the local
democracy. It is urged that all
democrats who can will attend and
be prepared to take part in the de
liberations of the meeting. An
other election is approaching and
since the new primary law has as
sumed the functions of the time
honored county conventions, it has
been thought wise to call the breth
ren together to " 'see where we are
at." I trust as many democrats
as possible from the county pre
cincts will attend.
State Committeeman for Benton
. Co., Oregon.
Call for Warrants.' -
. Notice is hereby giy'gn that there
is money on hand afc 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
Corvallis, Or. Feb. . 28th, 1906.
W. A. Buchanan, . -a
Treas. Benton Co., Or.
Notice to Bidders.
. ' ' ' :t , 1
. Sealed bids will be received by ' the
sewer committee until ' six o'clock p. m,
February 16, 1906, for the construction
of a sewer through blocks 14, 15 and 16
N. B. & P. Avery's Addition to the- city
Of Corvallis.1 according to the plana and
specifications on file in the office of - the
Police Judge. Tbehflit is reserved to
reject any and all .bids. -
Geo. E. Lillv.
-R. H. Colbert.
- P. Avery.
Notice of Final Settlement.
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the Matter of the Estate '.."'
Mary Elizabeth Mangas, deceased) y
Notlc e is hereby given that the undersigned as
administratrix ot said estate of Mary Elizabeth
Mangas. deceased, has filed her final acoount as
such administratrix with the clerk of the coun
ty court ot the state of Oregon, for Benton coun
ty, an the said court has fixed Saturday, the
10th day of March, 1906, at the hour oi two o'
clock In the afternoon ot said day as the time,
and the county court room in the court house
In OorrsUls, Oregon, aa the ' place for hearing
any and all objections to the said account and
lor settlement thereof.
Dated thia February 9, 1906.
.." , , MAET BIEE,
Administratrix of the estate of Mary Elizabeth
JNTERRIFIED TO MEET
Benton Democrats Will Hold a
Conference in Corvallis
It is impossible to prevent the
Unteriified from holding conclave
in war time. The primary law
has eliminated conventions, but to
the old democratic warhorse and
veteran of multiplied conventions,
the right to meet and to scrap it out
still survives. Some men have tohave
two or three drinks to make them
brave when stirring business is on
hand to be done. Before a demo
crat can get a good taste in his
mouth and be ready to be harmon
ious in the campiagn, he must have
a convention with a row or two in
it and its handshake over the bloody
chasm afterward .
All over the state the Unterrified
clans have been holding meetings.
They started the ball to rolling in
Umatilla county, where there is a
first class brand of democracy.
There a pace was set r for - other
counties, and in nearly all of them
the faithful have gathered and drank
at the democratic fount and sat for
their time at the " feet of Jefferson
and Jackson. At Portland there
has been a state meeting of the
party at which pent up vials of eir
thusiasm were uncorked and party
felicity allowed to flow unchecked
But Few Candidates.
: It has been the plan at each coun
ty gathering, as well as the state
gathering, to suggest candidates for
the party ticket. It so happens
that in nearly all the counties the
democracy is in the minority, and
that therefore there are but few
if any candidates. It is only in the
spirit generated in a party confer
ence that brethren can be made
bold enough to go out and give
battle to their more numerous
brethren of the republican fold
Jfernaps tnat is a partial reason
why there has been a general
movement in all the counties for
party gatherings. At the state
meeting' in Portland Wednesday,
a set of resolutions was adopted and
candidates were suggested for the
various state offices. The candi
date's are as follows:
Governor, George E. Chamber
Supreme justice, Thomas G.
United States senator; John M.
Secretary of state, Paul Sroat of
State treasurer, J. D. Matlock of
Attorney general, Robert .A. Mil
ler of Multnomah.
State printer, J. Scott Taylor of
Superintendent public instruction,
E. E. Bragg, of Union: W. . A.
Wann, of Linn.
Labor commissioner, Sam Veatch
of Lane. -
Representative in congress, first
district, C. V. Galloway of Yam
hill; P. A. Cochran of Marion; sec
ond district, Harvey Graham of
Baker; W. T. Vaughn of Multno
mah. Benton Democrats to Meet.
The democratic warriors in Ben
ton are called to meet on Friday of
next week. The call of State Com
mitteeman Johnson appears else
where in this paper. It is issued by
Committeeman Johnson at the in
stance of' the state committee and
with the approval of the local demo
cracy. Every democrat in -the coun
ty has a right to be at the meeting.
There are no delegates, and there
will not have to be any proxies.
There will be no need of credentials
or passports of any kind. The
main business will be take an in
ventory of the situation and uncork
a few bottles of warm atmosphere
and possibly a few kegs of oratory.
Nothing more substantial is per
missable in this dry town. Wheth
er or not any "candidates will be
suggested, remains to be seen.
That course has been followed in
most of the other counties. There
is at present absolutely no rivalry
for places., - The reductions made
in the salaries by the last legisla
ture, and the knowledge that only
the fleetest of runners on the demo
cratic side can make a landing,
have contrived to keep men out of
the field. The only domocrat how
afield for a nomination is Harley
L; Hall, who is out " for recorder.
The hour for the meeting- next
week is 7:30 p. m., and the place,
the court house.
Competent girl to assist in gener
al housework. . ; ' - ;
Apply to Mrs. A. Wilhelm,
A fine line of Spring hats on dis-
I play at Mrs. J. Mason's.
O. A. C Still Undefeated
Huge Crowd at Last Night's
More chills ran up people's backs
and more nerves were standing on
edge for an hour or two in the Ar
mory last night than ever , operated
there before. The occasion was tie
game of basket ball between the
OAC men and the Meteor team
of Chicago. The prowess of - the
latter aggregation was told in an
article in Tuesday s Times. They
are wonders at the game, but a
trifle too slow for the OAC bunch.
A defeat of 27 to 20 was adminis
tered to them by the Oregon men :
It is the next to the worst defeat
they have suffered in the 45 games
they have played since leaving
Chicago eight weeks ago. Their
worstsdefeat was by the Kansas
Athletic Club, champions of the
world. The defeat by the OAC
team is the seventh they have sus
tained since they begun their tour.
Probably between 700 and 800
people were onlookers during the
play. The excitement was intense
until the very finish. The Chica
goans got a lead of three points be:
fore OAC scored. The latter' s
first field goal brought a demon
stration that was deafening. In
deed, every point that the college
men scored brought forth a wild
yell of delight from the crowded
galleries. The first half ended
with the score standing OAC, 16;
Chicago, 6. Early in the second
half OAC got a lead of 14 to 6, and!
.1 - r i n 1 1 1
men 10 10 o, wnicn was graauauy
increased until it stood 22 to n.
In the latter part of the last half,
however, Chicago gradually closed
up the gap and the excitement
when time was nnally called was
entirely of the fireworks order. The
game was probably the best that
was ever played in the Armory.
There is more difference in the two
teams than the score indicates.
The OAC men left immediately
after the game by team for Al
bany and thence by train for Ash
land, where they play the Normal
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 November 15th, 1905.
Interest will be stopped on same
from this date.
Corvallis, Or. March 7th 1906. ( ,
W. A. Buchanan, ;
Treasurer Benton Co. Or.
- r Spraying.
City or country work, country a
specialty; reasonable rates. . Inde
pendent phene, 852, or 362. En
quire of J. R. Smith.
Read, Fullerton & Hubler,
" S. E- i-4 Section 23, Kings Val-"
ley at $2.50 per acre.
L. B. Lyons,
The S. P. is selling round trip tickets
between Corvallis and Portland for 3,
good going Saturdays or Sundays and re
turning Sunday or Monday following,
either on West or East side, but good on
ly on afternoon train from Albany to
Portland on Saturdays if East side is tak
en. Passengers to pay local fare, be
tween Cor vallia and Albany. - .. x: ...
,. For Sale. ;'
Vetch and Cheat and Clover hay.
White seed oats.
Also one fine M. B. torn.
T. A. Logsden.
Ind. phone 55, Mt. View line.
Rape seed for sale at Kline's; 7
cent8 per pound. , . .
Oak wood,' stove lengths,
at Saw Mill Co. ; ;-
- v Order Seeds Now,.
Red Glover ' Alaike, Alfalfa, Rape
Speltz and Artichokes. I can furnish
inoculated seeds and land plaster, that
will double the yield. - See sample of
seed at Wellsher& Gray's store.
Wanted 80 ton Vetch seed for May
shipment. , .
L. li. Brooks.
One Dollar Saved Represents Tea
. Dollars Earned.
The average man does not save to exceed
ten per cent of his earnings. He mustspend
nine dollars in living expenses for every
dollar saved. - That being the case he can
not be too careful about unnecessary ex
penses. Very often a few cents properly in
vested, like buying seeds for his garden, will
save several dollars outlay later on. It is
the same in buying Chamberlain's Colic,
Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy. It costs
but a few cents, and a bottle of it in the house
often saves a doctor's bill of several dollars.
For sale by Graham & Wortham.
3 DAYS SPECIAL SALE
March 12th, 13th and 14th,
2500 .Yds Cambric Embroidery at
5c a yd, some worth 15c.
2500 Yds English
at 5c a yd, some worth 15c
1500 Yds All Silk
12 l-2c, some worth 25c.
See Our Window Display,
There are no better than the best
The flour that stands the test,
Pure quality, appearance grand,
So surely, White Crest brand.
Fancy Cakes, Etc.
"' r So easily made with White Crest
the flour of excellence, so good
you always want more, order a
sack today, 105 cents per sack.
Hodes' Grocery, X$r
Has just received the services of one of the finest
mechanics in the vailey and from now on will be
ro ; : prepared to do all kinds of repair work from a pad
lock to a threshing machine.
Guns, Sewing Machines, Locks a Specialty
- We have just received a complete line of 1906
-N Base Ball goods, also a fine lino of up to date fish
7; ' ing tackle, fllash lights, batteries and sewing ma-
.chine extras always on hand.
No Prizes go with our
Chase 6 Sanborn Higb Grade
In fact nothing goes with our coffee but cream, sugar and
1 , SATISFACTION:
P. M. ZIEROLF.
r r Sole age ut for .
Cbase & Sanborn Higb Grade
Done on Short Notice at
Taffeta Ribbons at