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TUESDAY EVENING AUG. 7, 1906.
Because she refused to act as ser
vant for his wife, but insisted on
being maid to Mrs. Lieut. Hol
comb, Captain Howard, 4th Caval
ry, U. S. A., Walla Walla post dis
missed Miss Eva Beller from her
place in the Holcomb family, and
ordered her to leave the post. The
girl had been in the employ of the
captain's wife, but after an illness,
she went, in spite of importunings,
to be the maid of the wife of the
lieutenant. Thereupon, the "su
perior officer" exercised his illus
trious prerogative and wrote an or
der which, in part, is as follows:
"Servants in this post will not be
allowed to shift from one employer
to another except with the full con
sent of the former employer, other
wise the peace and harmony of the
garrison would be disturbed with
results prejudicial to good order and
discipline. Lieutenant Holcomb
will therefore cause Miss Beller to
leave his house before six p. n.. to
morrow, the sth inst, and will no
tify her that she will not be permit
ted to work in the post."
And so, it is the manly and dis
tinguished duty of a captain in the
United States army to see to it that
the wife of no underling of a lieut
enant gets away with his wife's
maid. With the wife of a nasty
little lieutenant enjoying the so
ciety of a pretty maid when the
captain's wife wanted that maid
and couldn't have her, the pride of
the army would be pierced and its
discipline smashed all to minders
Mrs. Capting Howard was probably
stung to the quick by the awful
thought ot the Beller girl chasing
the baby over at the lieutenant's
house and in consequence the offi
cial position of Capting Howard
was invoked, and the lieutenant's
wife and the Beller girl shown their
true position in order to save the
"discipline" of the army of the Re
In the incident,- it ia easy to tee
how, dc id tie fuss End feathers of
militiry life, cffisial snobbery like
that of Captain Howard will grow
np and how in its exercise, class
distinctions ire formed acd all
manner otiDdecencits.ii justices and
even tregd:fs are pirpe'.raied in
the narue ot "dircipline." No
wonder j 001 Dr-fus had 12 l ing
suffering yearn wrenched frim hie
life, eince armies often have Cap
tain Howards in them. .
They ask six Dollars a Head
for Sheep But very few
Present sky prices asked for
sheep is a topic of frequent com
, ment. There is an apparent scar,
city with many would be purchas
ers making inquiries. Four cents
per pound was paid recently for a
band of 100 ewes with the result
that they cost the buyer $5.96 per
head. Ever since that transaction
the general price is $6 with but
few selling, mainly because there is
little or no surplus.
The figures are very high, but
in many an instance in the past
year a sheep has yielded as much
as that or eveu more to the owner.
A farmer who discussed the matter
yesterday said his band of ewes
sheared an average of eight pounds
of wool which went at 25 cents,
making $2 per head. The band
averaged also a lamb to the ewe,
and the lambs were sold at $3.65,
a total of $5.65 per head, making
his band of sheep by far the best
investment on his farm.
The top quotation for mutton
sheep is four cents per pound. The
condition presented is, that sheep
are worth as much or more for
stocking purposes as for mutton.
The crop is a good average.
Robert Williamson at Wells got a
yield of 22 bushels in wheat and
20 in vetch and oats. Fred Ioy in
the same vicinity got 30 to 40 bu
shels of oats and on a small patch,
15 of wheat. . Robert Williamson's
idea of the yield is that it is below
expectations in many cases but far
better than last year. At Ed Bu
chanan's no figures were obtainable
but the statement was that the crop
is a great deal better than last year.
Miss Adelaide Sheasgreen ar
rived Saturday from Portland, ' for
a visit in Corvallis.
A Word Picture of Scenes she
saw at the Brighton Handi
cap. In a letter home, Miss Edna Ir
vine of Corvallis, now in New
York tells of an afternoon spent at
the Brighton races. She says:
We took the train for Brighton
Beach and saw the big race of the
season, Known as tne jsngmon
Handicap, won this time by Ram's
Horn, in a magnificent race, the
best and most exciting one it has
ever been my pleasure to witness.
I cannot begin to itell you of
the wonders of a New York race
track, the great crowds in gala
dress, the surging, fighting men
around the bookies, the ever alert
touts hunting their prey, the ex
citement and opportunity for study
ing humanity in the paddock, the
gorgeously attired women, the re
porters in their mad quest for
"stuff," and all the vast panorama
of rpce track life at its best and
worst, was a scene for contempla
tion. "My! How my" emotions ran
riot at that place! The handsome
dashing horses, the ever interes'"
mg jockeys m their many colored
costumes, the judges and dignitar
ies of the race in their box above
and removed from all the rest, and
all the glamour and swish of this
many sided, and multiphased oc
casion. Not since I have been in
New York have I watched a pano
rama with deeper and more intense
interest, and I came home cram
med with new thoughts, new
ideas, and new knowledge.
"I never can forget the cry that
went up from the crowd as the flag
was lowered for the Brighton hand
icap, "They're off" it was so
human and so full of hopes and de
siers. There were other races, but
that was the big one and afterRam's
Horn's wonderful finish, only a
nose to the good, the study of the
crowd was intensely interesting.
Each face told its tale of delight or
disappointment in its own way.
I don't think 1 took a breath; but
as Ram Horn's lovely nose crossed
the tape, my eyes filled with tears
and 1 could n t stop them. It . was
nothing to me financially, but its
human interest and illusion was so
appealing that it brought the tears.
Ah! That race meant so much
to me, I could see the suicidal in
tent of some poor devils, hungry
homes, starving children, and
other misery, and on the other
hand, the gloating, grasping win
ners with celebrations to follow.
diamond broches i.r their favor
ites, and soon. Gambling is so
fraught with tragedy.
"Equally conspicuous in this af
ternoon of spectacular life was an
illustration of this extraordinary
time of hustle and competition that
met us as we left the track. There
at the gates to the racing grounds
were the newsboys with the even
ing papers, and in these marvelous
20th century journals complete ac
counts of the races, we were at the
moment, leaving. It was truly an
afternoon of revelations."
Passing of Mrs. Drury Hodges
The Funeral Occurred
Mrs. Mahala Hodges, the wife of
Drury Hodges, and an old time
pioneer of Benton, died at the fami
ly home at Wells last Saturday.
The funeral occurred from the late
home yesterday afternoon, and the
service was conducted by Rev. T.
T. Vincent. The ihurial was at
North Palestine' cemetery, and a
very large crowd of old neighbors
and friends was present .to pay a
last tribute of respect.
The deceased was born Aug. 3,
1829, exactly 77 years and one day
before her death. She was married
to Drury Hodges April 27, 1847.
Shortly after their marriage, Mr.
and Mrs. Hodges started with ox
team on the long trip across the
plains, arriving in Benton county
in September tf the same year. In
another month Mrs. Hodges would
have been a resident of Benton an
even 59 years. North Palestine
church is located on the old dona
tion land claim taken up by Mr.
and Mrs. Hodges after arrival in
Mrs. Hodges was a member of
the Baptist church for 40 years.
Her husband, four sons and five
daughters are the survivors. In
the passing of the deceased one
more of the pioneer women who
helped to blaze the way for the
present civilized and developed Or
egon, falls by the wayside. She
was an estimable lady and deeply
beloved by all who knew her.
HOW THEY MARRIED.
What he Agreed to A Wed
ding. Probably . Without a
Each had been married twice be
fore, and each had been twice di
vorced. By experience, they knew
the rocks on which matrimonial
barks are so often wrecked. To
avoid them they made certain stip
ulations and on their wedding day
signed and sealed them in a con
tract. It happened in Dallas coun
ty, Iowa, and herein the contract:
From the said 3rd day of May,
A. D. 1906, until the 3rd day of
May, .A. D. 1921, a, period of fif
We hereby bind ourselves to the
faithful performance of the follow
ing stipulations, so far as within us
Isaiah F. Harding, party of the
first part agrees that Isabella En
gelbrecht, party of the secmd part,
shall upon her "wedding to him, the
party of the first part, receive each
week the sum of $15, with which
to defray the household expenses;
but it is understood that he, the
party of the first part, shall furnish
fuel and water.
It is expressly understood that
from this union shall come not
more than three children. Upon
the birth of each, or any child, the
above amount of $15 per week shall
be increased $3 per week.
The party of the second part
shall furnish domestic help, and to
assist her in this she shall be allow
ed the financial output of poultry
and one cow from the farm herd.
But, if for any reason it shall be
found necessary to dispense with
domestic help, then it shall be the
duty of the husband to build the
fires and prepare the morning meals
for six months throughout the win
ter, and for the wife to build the
fires and prepare the morning meals
for the remaining six months of the
Neither party shall invite guest;
to the house, except with the ex
press permission of the other, and
then not oftener than twice per
week; relatives shall not be allowed
to visit the family, except that rel
atives of the party of the first part
shall be permitted to visit the home
at any time within the last two
weeks of the month of Mayrrela
tives of the party of the second part
within the last two weeks of Octo
ber. This shall not relate in anv
way to the children of either of the
parties to this covenant.
If the parties to this covenant
shall remove to the city to live, it-
is agreed that, in . addition to the
costs mentioned above, party of the
hrst part shall pay ice and gas ex
penses. Furthermore, it shall be
the privelege of the party of the
second part to attend two social
functions each week, one of which
if the parties reside in the city,
shall be the theatre; and this ex
pense shall be borne by the party of
the first part.
Each Sunday the party of the
first part shall escort and accompa
ny the party of the second part to
church in the morning and again in
the evening, should she desire it
Party of the first part shall keep
up the house insurance, keep the
premises in good condition, furnish
at ail times respectable conveyance
to and from town, see that both
himself and wife are properly cloth
ed. take an active part in any civic
or rural improvement and assist in
l any political movement for the gen
eral good. It is expressly declared
that he shall vote according to the
dictates of his conscience.
Isaiak F. Harding,
In Self Defense.
Major Hamm, editor and. manager of
the Constitutionalist, Eminence, Ky.,
when he was fiercely attacked, four vears
ago, by Piles, bought a box ol Bucklen's
Arnica Salve, of which he says. "It
cured me in ten days and no trouble
since." Quickest healer of bums, Sores,
Cuts & Wounds. 25c at Allen & Wood
ward's drug store. - Iti ,
Notice is hereby given that the county cour
Ol Benton county, will receive bids for painting
the roof and tower of the court house with one
good coat of "Princes Metallic Fire Proof Balnt
mixed with pure Linseed Oil." Also, for patnt
lng the clock on the tower ; all according to spe
cifications now on file with the county clerk.
Fainter to furnish all paints, tools, and neces
saiy staging and ropes that may be required for
that purpose. All work to be done In a first
class, workman-like manner to be approved by
-W. E. Paul. Bids to be opened at the next reg
ular term of the county court, September 5, 1906,
at 2 P. M.
The couit reserves the right to reject any and
T. T. VINCENT,
. -J County Clerk.
A Habit to Be Encouraged.
The mother who has acquired the habit
of keeping on hand a bottle of Chamber
Iain's Cough Remedy, saves herself a great
amount of uneasiness and anxiety. . Coughs,
2olds and croup, to which children are sus
Deptible, are quickly cured by its use. It
30unteracts anyjendency of a cold to result
in pneumonia, and if given as soon as the
first symptoms of croup appear, it will pre
vent the attack." Thia remedy contains
nothing injurious and mothers give it to lit
tle ones with a feeling of perfect security.
Sold by Graham & Wortham.
NEW ADS TODAY.
WANTED 50 care of oats and wheat.
Wiu ship from nearest R. K. station,
(ret the prices of others, tben get mine.
Sand sample of grain. I keep all kinds
of farm seeds. Yours for business,
L. L. Brooks, Corvallis, Or.
FOR SALE. Six horse engine and 12
horse boiler in Rood repair, and cream
ery fixtures, to be sold separately or as
a whole, and at a baagain. George Tay
lor. Independent phone 407.
Women and eirls over 16 veara
to work in shirt factorv. Good
wages, steady work, Oregon City,
Woolen Mills, Oregon City, Or.
Three piece Mahogany Marble too bed
room suit; good box Heater; 2 burner
oil stove. Bargain if taken soon.
S. L. Kline's Residence.
House 6 rooms and barn. 3 lots in Tobs
House 7 rooms, barn, 4 lots near the
House 7 rooms, barn. 12 lots in Wil-
Inquire of S. H. Moore, Ind. phone.
7i3, or any of the real estate men .
that expect to sell their Vetch seed.
please drop me a card stating how much
they expect to have. I bny and sell all
the year round.
L. L. Brooks.
T "R Rlnnar in Tirpnarprl tn isinlr waIIq
thranuri miir.lr sand and orravnl. Rnnlr
drilling a specialty. Inquire of J. R.
smitn & uo., or address j. is. bioper,
The Manufacturer's Piano . Co.
of Portland will have an expert pi
ano tuner in Corvallis September
1 st. Leave orders at Hotel Cor
vallis. Ind. phone 24, Bell, 731.
Hop Pickers Wanted.
100 hundred hop pickers wanted
in September to pick the crop on
the Island Home Hop yard on Ki
Good camp ground; no loose
stock to bother you; plenty of
shade and good water; free pasture
for your horse and cow.
We hope to have all our old pick
ers with us again this year. Price
and conditions same as last year.
One hundred dollars will buy a
Franklin Hop Baler. For sale at
F 'anklin Iron Works,
Remember Nolan's Mid-Summer
Sales will close Saturday evening.
Aug. nth at 9 o'clock.
Don't Pass tip the Newest Fad.
.., A choice of twelve styles. !
Twelve Photos of your self done
in novel styles
! Come in and ask about them.
The Corvallis Studio.
I will open the school about Sept. 1st
and will teach everything in the barber
trade in eight -weeks. Easy terms.
Write for further information.
George W. Plaster,
E. R, Bryson,
E. E. WILSUX,
ATTORNEY A7 LAW.
Notice to Creditors.
Notice is hereby given that on the 28th day of
July, 1906, the undersigned was duly confirmed
and appointed executor of the last will and tes
tament and estate ol Zelle Dodele, deceased, by
by the county court the state ot Oregon for Ben
ton county All persons having claims against
said estate are required to present the same du
ly verified to me at my home near Wells, in
Benton county : Oregon, or at the law office of
B. Holgate in Corvallis, Oregon, within six
months from this date.
Dated at Corvallis, Or., this 3d day of August,
PAUL K. DODELE,
You may bend, you may twist,
You may turn as you will,
But the shape and the smartness
Will cling td them fctill.
This means Cohn Block ready made suits.
A few Summer Snits left at 20 percent discount to
close them out. Sold by
A. K. RUSS
Dealer in all Mens Furnishings.
Corvallis, Oregon. ,
Santiam and Breiteiush Rivers
ROUND TRIP $1.00
Another fishing excursion and trip to the mountains
has been arranged for next Saturday Aug 11th by the Cor
vallis & Eastern R. R. when tickets from Corvallis and Al
bany to Detroit and return will be sold at $1 for round trip
good leaving Corvallis at 6:00 p. m., Albany at 7:30 p. an.
and for return on Monday morning on excursion train from
Detroit. This is a fine opportunity to spend the day in the
Mountains and enjoy the fishing.
Don't Forget the Date,
Saturday, August 11th.
Notice is hereby given that the
superintendent of Benton county,
will hold the regular examination
of applicants for state and county
parsers at Corvallis, as follows:
For State Papers:
Commencing Wednesday. Aug
ust 8, at 9 o'clock a. m., and con
tinuing until Saturday, August II,
at 4 o' clock p. m.
Wednesday Penmanship, history,
spelling, physical geography,
Thursday Written arithmetic,
theory of teaching, grammar,
bookkeeping, physics, civil gov
ernment. Friday Physiology, geography,
mental arithmetic, composition,
Saturday Botany, plane geometry,
. general history, English litera
ture, school law.
For County Papers:
Commencing Wednesday, Aug
ust 8, at 9 o'clock a. m. and con
tinuing until Friday, August 10",
at 4 o'clock p. m.
First, Second and Third Grade
Wednesday Penmanship, history.
Thursday Written arithmetic,
theory of teaching, grammar,
Friday Geography, mental arith
metic, school law, civil govern
ment. Primary Certificates:
Wednesday Penmanship, orthog
raphy, arithmetic, reading.
Thursday Art of questioning,
theory of teaching, physiology.
Dated at Corvallis, Oregon, July
-' GEO. W; Denman.
Buy your harvesting outfits at
Nolan's. L,arge stock. Right
WILLAMETTE VALLEY v
Cortaixis, Oregon. .
Deals in Foreign and Domestic
Bays County, City and School
PORTLAND (The Bank o
SEATTLE r California
NEW YORK Messrs. J. V. Morfran A Co.
CHICAGO National Bank of Tne Bepnb
Mo. LONDON, ENG. N Si Rothschilds Sons
CANADA. Union Bank of Canada
REDUCED SUMMER EXCURSION
Newport, Yaquina Bay, Breitenbush
Hot Springs From All S. P. and
C & E. Points.
On and after June 1, 1906, the Southern Pacific,
In connection with the Corvallis & Eastern rail
road, will have on sale round trip tickets from -points
on their lines to Newport, Yaquina and
Detroit at low rates, good for return until Octo
ber 10, 1906.
Three-dap tickets to Newport and Yaquina,
good going. Saturdays and returning Mondays,
are also on sale from all East Side points, Port
land to Eugene, Inclusive, and from all West
side points, enabling people to visit their famil
ies and spend Sunday at the seaside.
Season tickets from all East Side points, Port
and to Eugene, inclusive, and from all Wee
Side points, are also cn sale to Detroit at very
low rates, with stop over privileges at Mill City
or any point East, enabling tourists to vitit the
Santiam and Breitenbush Hot Springs In the
Cascade Mountains, which can be reached In
Season tickets good for return from all points
until Oct. 10. Three-day tickets good going Sat
urdays and returning Mondays only. Tickets
for Portland and vicinity good for return via.
the East or West Side. Tickets from Eugene
and vicinity will be good going via the Lebanon
Springfield branch. Baggage on Newport tickets
checked through to Newport; .on Yaquina tick
ets to Yaquina only. Sunday excursions to New
port on the 0. & E. will begin June 10th or 17th
and run every Sunday thereafter, leaving Alba
ny at 7:30 a. m.; leaving Corvallis 8 a. m .
S. P. ttains connect With theO. & E. at Albany
and Corvallis for Yaquina and Newport. Trains
on the C. & E. for Detroit will leave Albany at
7:30 a. ni., enabling tourists to the Hot Springs
to reach there the same day, Trains from and
to Corvallis connect with all East Side trains on
the S. P.
Full Information as to r ates, time tables, etc.,
can be obtained on application to J. C. Mayo
Gen. Pass. Agt. C. & E. B,., Albany; A. L. Craig,
G. P. A. 8. P. Co., Portland, or te any S. P. or O.
Katea.from CorvallU to Newport, $3.75;
To Yaquina, $3.25.
Three-day rate from Corvallis to Newport, $2.50.
In the circuit court in the state of Oregon, for
Catherine Boehringer, Plaintiff, V
Oregon and California Railroad :Co., I
and Union Trust Company. .Seft's. J
To Union Trust Company, the above named de
fendant: In the name of the state of Oregon you are
hereby summoned and required to appear and
answer the complaint of the plalutia in the
above entitled suit, in the above entitled
court, now on file In the office of
the cleik of said comt on or before the last day
of the time prescilbed in the order for publica
tion ot this summons made by the county judge
of Benton county, state of Oregon (which order
is hereinafter referred to) to-wlt: August 31,
1906, and you are hereby notified that if you fail
to appear and answer the said complaint as
herein required, for want thereof the plaintiff
will apply to the above entitled court for the re
lief demanded in her said complaint, to-wlt:
that the defendent O. & C. R. K. Co. make a
deed to plaintifl' conveying the N. W. quarter of
N. W. quarter of Section 29, Township 13 8.,
EJW., in Benton county, Oregon ; that defend
ant Union Trust Company join In said deed,
and that If defendants refuse to make such deed
then that the decree of the above entitled
conrt stand in lieu thereof.
This summons is published In the Corvallis
Times newspaper once a week for six succes
sive and 'consecutive weeks, beginning with
the issue July 20, 1906 . and ending with
the Issue of August 31, 1906. In pursuance
ot the directions contained In an order
made by the Hon. E. Woodward, county
judge of Benton county, Oregon, dated July
16,1906. Date of first publication hereof ia July
20.1906. V .,
E. E. WILSON, i