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Vol. XIX -No. 3
CORVALLIS, OREGON, FRIDAY EVENING, JULY 6. 1900.
B.F. IRVIX Editor
1D0ES IT PAY
Deals in Foreign and Domestic
Bays County, City and School
l"When you want anything in the line of
Clothing, come and see our line, get prices.
TWe balance our quality and prices defy
competition. Our clothing sales has made
big strides in the past few years and this has
justified a big increase id our buying. Never
before has our store received such a big ship
' ment as this spring we have clothing Nob
PORTLAND ( The Bank o
SEATTLE T California
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CHICAGO National Bank of The Kepn.ll-
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CAN AD A . Union Hank f Canada
O.V. HURT TESTIFIES.
Tells Jury How Creffield Ru
ined and Broke Up His
' Once Happy Family.
THE GLORIOUS FOURTH
Great Line Mens Fine Shoes.
Corvallis & Eastern Railroad
To Newport and Return.
Sunday excursions will leave Albany at
7:30, Corvallis 8, Philomath 8:12, Wren
8:30, Blodget 8:50, Summit 9:05, Nash
ville 0:25. Eddyville io, Morrisoa io:al,
Elk Cijy 10:30, Toledo 10:55 a. m.
Euery 5unday durirn$ tb Juiyner
rain or apin
Season or 3-day tickets good going or re
turning on Sunday excursions from all
points. Fare for round trip:
Albany, Corvallis, Philomath $1 5O
Philomath to Chitwood 1 00
Morrison to Storrs 75
Toledo, Mill 4 and Oysterville 50
Numerous attractions, including band
concert, turf bathing, life saving drills,
boating, fishing aDd gathering pretty
Chase & S
No Prizes go with our
autiorn High Grade
In fact nothing; goes with our coffee but cream, sufar and
P. M. ZIEROLF.
&uie agent for:
Clase A Sanborn 1
New Sporting Goods Store.
A new and complete line consisting of
Bicycles, Guns, Ammunition, y
Fishing Tackle, Base Ball Supplies,
V- : knives', RazorsHammocks. Bicycle laundries
In fact anything the sportsman need can
be found at my, store.
Bicycles and Guns for rent. General Repair Shop.
All Work Guaranteed.
Ind. Phone 126.
B. A. CATHEY
Physician & Surgeon -
Ofiloe, room 14, BanK BIdg. Hours:
IO to 12 and 2 to 4.
Phone, office 83. Residence 351.
H. S. PERNOT,
Physician & Surgeon
Office over postoSce. Residence Cor
Fifth and Jefferson streets. Honrs 10 to
13 a. in., 1 to 4 p. m. Orders niav be
eft at. Graham & ham's drug store.
DR. E. E. JACKSON
O&ce Winegar & Snows Barn
O&ce Phone Ind 328
" " Bell 441
Resident " Ind 389
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If you are looking for some real good bargains ' in
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giving you all the reliable information you wish, also
showing you over the country.
AMBLER 6c WATTERS
Real Estate, Loan and Insurance
Gorvallis and Philomath, Oregon.
Four daily trains between Portland and Seattle
Pullman First-class sleeping cars, Pullman
Tourist sleeping cars, Dining cars night and day,
Observation and Parlor cars.
The regular Yellowstone Park B3ute via. Liv
ingston and Gardiner, Mont., the government
official entrance to the Park.
Park season June 1st to September 20th.
Seattle, July 5. O. V. Hurt tes
tified in the Mitchell trial this af-temooD.
The courtroom was crowded and
every spectator hung on the words
of the .father telling the story of
how his daughter was ruined and
disrupted by the lust of the fanati
cal Holy Roller leader. Hurt told
everything he knew. He was a
friend of George Mitchell and shift
ing his glance from one juror to
another, he told the tale ot misery
brought to hia family by Creffield.
O. V. White testified that he met
George, Mitchell in Portland a
month before the ehootiog and then
related the gtory he poured into
George Mitchell's ears, which the
defense 'claims made a maniac of
the farmer boy and sent him on
his search for Creffield bent upon
He told the story ot the Holy
Rollers as he knew it from bitter
experience. At times Hurt wept
and begged Attorney Will H. Morris,
one of Mitchell's attorneys, not to
force him to go further into the
vile story. But the attorney begged
him to tell all and Hurt, alter a
glance at Mitchell, would comply.
"I mtt the defendant, Mr. Mitch
ell, io Portland, the last week in
March. I told bim Cremeld was
out of prisoD and, described to him
the trlests of bis power over the wo
"I told him that Creffield used to
get his followers to lie on the floor
and roll about, praying and shout
ing. He would keep telling them
that God would smite them unless
they did as he eald. He claimed
to be the Sivior. I have known
him. toktep them rolling about
onjhe floor in this manner for from
12 to 24 hours at one" time. His
power over his followers, who were
nearly all women, was something
wonderful. They did whatever he
said. They were dead to all human
sympathies. Tney let their chil
dren, their husbands and their par
ents go uncared for and without a
kind thought or word.
"Creffield would say, for example,
'Esther Mitchell, you do this,' and
she would do it. He would tell
my wife or daughter to do a thing
and it would be done as he said. ,
"At one time, as Creffield'e pow
er grew, they offered a sacrifice of
two dogs and a cat. I beard there
had been talk of offering up a little
girl as a sacrifice.
"It finally came ta such a pass
that Cseffield made the women
burn all their clothes as a faciifice
and wear LO'.hiog but thin wiap
pere. These garments would tven
be dispensed with during the ol
ing services. .J .. , , ,. . ;J :;
r "That marii.gent'emen of the ju
ry, has ruined my life. He ru
ined my home and family. I told
Mitchell the man ruined his eisters
"Under Uremeld s influence my
little daughter grew sr- she-would
have nothing to do with me. I had
hf r removed then to the Boys' and
Girls' Aid society. After she had been
there a few days she grew tired i o
it. When she bame home I heard
from her lips all that had been go
ing on?. -.r '"- ... . '
"She asked me not to be harsh with
my wife, her mother, because she
had been among the last to bend to
M tlaf IdV will? When he gave ber
a. cuiiiUiaca taat 1 will not repeat,
my wife refused to obey, my little
girl told me. Then Creffield drove
my wife to his bidding. He told
her if she refused; he would drive
her out of the church, and that Gad
would smite her. Then she eub
How Corvallisites Observed
the Day Many Journeyed
The great eagle didn't scream in
Corvaliis Wednesday, and Corval
lisites with over-heated fires of pa
triotism in their bosoms had to go
away from home to celebrate. With
the inside fires and the outside heat,
they all had a pretty hot day of it.
The biggest delegation by far went
to the Cascades. The number was
250. Those who had red tickets
went in coaches and those with
white tickets in flat and box cars.
"I was a flat car girl" said a maid
en fair, in explanation of ber ap
pearance, who sallied out in the
morning arrayed in spotless white
and returned in the evening more
or less begrimed and with sun-reddened
nose and face as speckled
as a turkey egg, and resembling it
more or less in other particulars.
HUNDREDS AT DETROIT.
Something like 1,200 people, al
together, were aboard the Cascade
train when it reached its destina
tion. They journeyed in nine
coaches, three fiat cars and three
box cars. 'I went in a cattle car"
said one young woman who journ
eyed in a flat car with a fence, and
"no;" it was a cow car," retorted
the young man by her side. The
flats, save for the exposure to the
blistering sun are said to have been
a very comfortable mode of travel
ing. 1 he tram arrived at Detroit
before noon, and left for the return
trip, shortly before four p. m. The
time at Detroit was spent in loiter
ing about the station, in drinking
from a cool" mountain spring, in
eating lunch and consuming soda
pop, and by some in stowing away
Marion county beer dispensed at
the- Detroit hotel.
SKIDOO AT SALKM.
Several Corvallisites saw th
eagle bow his neck and scream at
Salem. The crowd there is des
cribed as enormous. There was
an oration by ex-Governor Geer.
In the afternoon, there were thz
usual contests and sports. There
was the much-heralded "Skidoo"
where under a tent moving pictures
of destroyed San Francisco were ex
hibited, where people threw at
nigger babies and bucked a roulette
wheel, and where a mock court was
carried on by the Elks, who ar
rested every Elk found on - the
street, hustled him to the court
room in a patrol wagon and fined
him on every conceivable pretext.
The day was one of fierce heat, and
there was much suffering in con
FIRE TEST AT PHILOMATH.
enormous, and a man who was there
said it seemed to him as if every
other face he gazed into belonged
in South Ben'.on.
A big feature, not ' down on the
program was a prize fight. A bad
feud had existed for a long time be
tween two big huskies who happen
ed to be on the ground. It was
at last determined that they would
go outside the city limits and settle
it. The fact got noised about, and
the officers got to studying to see
what right they had to interfere.
Before this knotty problem was
settled, an enormous crowd had
followed the principals to the battl
ground, there had been three fierce
rounds, and one of the fighters had
hoisted the white flag. When the
officers got ready to get into action
the whole thing was over and the
party enroute to rejoin in - the fes
tivities of the celebration. The
fight was a straighout stand up and
knock down, pugilist fashion, and
it is allowed now that the fued will
be declared off and the two men be
come friends. The mill was with
out referee and without rules.
See Europe if you will but see America first.
Start right. See Yellowstone National Park
Nature's greatest wonderland.
Wonderland The famous Northern Paclfla
book can be had tor the asking or six cents by
The Route of the "North Ooart Lsmited" the
Only Electric Lighted Mo3rn Train from Port
land to the East.
The ticket office at Portland la at 253 Morrison
street, corner Third; A. d . Carlton, Assistant
General Passenger Agent, Portland, Or.
Notice to Creditors. :
Notice Is hereby given that the undersigned
has been duly appointed by the county court of
the state ot Oregon for the eounty of Benton, ad
ministrator ot tne estate of William Seckler, de
ceased. AU persons having claims against said
estate are hereby required to presenf the same
to me properly verified, nsby law required, at
the office of J. F. Yates, Corvallis, Oregon, with
in six months from the date hereof.
Dated this 19th day of June, 1906.
Administrator of the estate of William Seckler,
RICH IRWIN'S BEES.
rlosp nf trip pprr-Up a risino- Daou a emmney
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Mrs. Sarah Mecklin is danger
ously ill at her home on Eighth
street. She was the victim of nine
convulsions from four to ei ght
a. m. Wednesday night. She is
conscious but part of the time. Her
brothe r and two sisters have been
summoned and are at the bedside.
Mrs. W. H. . Hammersley of
Alsea, arrived yesterday for a few
days' visit in Corvallis.
If yon knew the value pf Chamberlain's
Salve you would never wish to be without
it. Here are some of the diseases for which
it is especially valuable: sore nipples, chapped
hands, burns, frost bites, chilblains, chronic
sore eyes, itching piles, ' tetter, salt rheum
and eczema. Price 25 cents per box. For
sale by Graham & Wortham.
A large number of Corvallis peo
ple went to Philomath, where there
was a creditable observance of the
natal day. The orator was Rev.
Feese of Corvallis, and the effort a
very strong one. In fact the speech
is described by one who heard it as
masterly, and as the best thing of
the kind heard in Philomath ever.
vote of thanks was tendered Rev.
Feese for his effort, '' he reader of
the Declaration was Mrs. Baldwin
of Philomath, and the music for
the literary exercises was by the
Philomath male quartette. After
dinner there was tor an hour and a
half, a reminiscence meeting of old
soldiers and old pioneers, many of
whom in. brief addresses related ex
periences. Prof. Henry Sheak pre
sided. An interesting feature of the day
was a fire test made by the Philo
math Hose company of the new
Mountain Water system. The wat
er pressure there is higher- than at
Corvallis being 90 to 100 pounds.
Five hundred feet of hose has been
procured, and the committee made
the fire test one of the features of
the programme, and it turned out
to be one that enlisted general in
terest. A baseball game between
a Philomath and a country nine
resulted 20 to o in favor of the Phi
lomath boys. 5
PRIZE FIGHT AT JUNCTION.
Nearly all of Southern Benton
went to Junction to celebrate. In
fact Southern Benton furnished
much of the talent for the occasion
Milt Bar nett was grand marshal
and George Houck was one of his
chief aids. Ed Belknap delivered
the oration, and it is described as a
splendid one. The crowd : was
And Distress They Give Him
Settled in his Chimney
Men get bees in their bonnets,
but that isn' t where ex-County
Commissioner Rich Irwin has 'em.
Mr. Irwin's are in a place where it
is much harder toJ get rid of them.
Recently he built a new residence
on his farm, and among the other
appliances about it is a flue. This
flue comes down flush with the wall
of the parlor, and the hole where
the stove pipe is to be inserted was
pepered over and has been allowed
to so remain.
Not long ago bees 6n the Irwin
farm swarmed, and whether or not
it was because the flue looked new
and clean, that is the spot the bees
steered for. and down deep in the
quietude and sanctity of its lowest
part they settled. Through the
thin paper that separates them from
his parlor, Rich can hear them
working, and from the top of his
beautiful chimney, where the smoke
ought to be, he can see them fog
ging. He doesn't fool around in
the parlor much stnee he made the
discovery, for fear the thin paper
might give way and expose his
alabaster person to the dangerous
guests on the inside, fjgg When he
passes that way, being a man of
considerable caution, he keeps both
ears open and an eye each on the
paper covering to his chimney and
the nearest means ot escape. What
he wants to kaow is how to get the
bee? out in time to put a stove pipe
in for winter. He likes honey in
season and bees in their place, but
with the psalmist of old he thinks
to himself, "what profiteth a man
if he gain many bees and . much
honey, but have no place to put
his stove pipe."
But there is still another phase of
the trouble that distresses Richard.
He has a pair of Sunday breeches.
It has occurred to him that any
bunch of bees fool enough to in-
are just as likely
I as not to select his beat breeches as
a suitable place to settle in after
their next swarm. In his soberer
moments, he has reflected upon the
discomfoit that might come to him
should he attempt to put on these
breeches with a swarm of bees and
a lot of honey already in them.
The thought led him first to hide
unmentionables under the family
Bible, and t'.eu :o hang them in
the barn. Neither place seemed
safe in the vicinity of such a band
of bees, and at last accounts he had
buried them. If, in thenear future
the neighbors discover Rickard
with all his goods on the family
wagon, leaving the farm, it will then
be known to ihem that Richard has
abandoned his house to the pestif
erous bees and is treking to some
spot where he can wear his Sunday
panta in peice, undisturbed by bees
Have you tried the Economy
fruit jar? Zierolf keeps them.
Economy fruit jars at Thatcher
Economy fruit jars for sale by P.
v House for Rent.
Enquire at Allen's drug store.