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; CORVALLIS, OREGON,
FRIDAY EVENING, MAR. , 1907
Predictions by railroad magnates
of hard times ahead are . familiar
topics in the dispatches : of late.
Whether or not they -.are false
prophets, time alone can tell. Hard
er times for railroads according to
the Wall street test of business is a
condition likely to come about. The
frenzied method of inflation , and
stock watering is undoubtedly to
be arrested. Cases like that in
which an Eastern railroad rebated
to the amount of three millions and
then prepared to issue bonds on
the sum, will not occur in the fu
ture. The country is getting an
insight into high finance as pract
iced by Wall street, and it is un
questionably a fact that measures
for prevention will become more
and more stringent.
As the railroad magnates prophe
sy, there is real danger in that the
proletariat may become too ag
gressive and real harm come to the
railtoad business, but it will be be
cause of past wrongs practiced by the
barons themselves. It may happen
too, that the over-speculative tend
ency of the present time, may be
checked as a result of agitation,
but that would the better prepare
all for the financial reaction that,
by the history oi the past will hap
pen along, by and by.
What's the Use.
The vials of wrath that are being
poured out on the late legislature
eclipse all past records. The pro
test is not wholly on the ground
that the appropriations are nearly a
.million more than at any former
session, but because there was igno
minious slaughter of measures that
proposed to bring under taxation
property that has long been escap
A tax commission bill proposed
to raise the assessable valuation of
railroads in the state from about
$10,000,000 to $70,000,000, but
after passing the house it was
scuttled in the senate. Another
bill that offered new means of rev
enue was a tax on the timber lands
of which vast tracts are owned by
syndicates, but this too, after run
ning the gauntlet.of the house, was
Ostlenzed in the senate. Through
the initiative, both will be sure to
be enacted into law by the elector
ate at the first state election, and
that will suggest the. query, what
is the use of a legislature, anyway ?
The governor only had five days,
the legislature, 40. In view of the
small remnant now left, what
might have happened if his session
had lasted as long as the legisla
ture's? After a little while, it will be as
easy fora came! to enter the eye of
a needle as for a Benton county
man to break into the Oregon state
It was her pose as Beauty and
the Beast that Jerome Pffered in
court as evidence against Evelyn
Nesbit Thaw. What the jtify &nd
all the country is seeing, however,
is the same picture with Evelyn
as the one and Jerome as the other
and it is not Jerome that is the
Vot 40 days and 40 nights the
legislators legislated, and they look
ed at their work sand said, "Be
hold, it is goo I;" and behold it
wasn't long till a whole lot of it had
There are doubtless members of
the late legislature who are con
vinced that the governor is affected
with a "passing brain storm."
FARMERS call at the seed store,
have a friendly talk, and look
over the different kinds of seed,
red clover, alsike, alfalfa, vetch,
speltz, beardless barley, rape,
rye grasses, and artichokes. For
sale or trade, one 6 year old
horse. Wanted, 10 ton Vetch
seed. L. L. Brooks.
DEPUTIES FOR THEM
Benton County Officials Recorder'!
Salary Raised to $1,200
After the present term, the record
er of Benton county will . receive a
salary of $1,200 per i year. The
advance of salary was made by the
late session, a bill having been in
troduced by Senator Johnson. The
same bill provides for a deputy
each for the sheriff and clerk,' both
to receive a salary of $600 per year.
Provision is also made for the coun
ty superintendent to have an allow
ance for actual traveling expenses
while visiting the county of not to
exceed $150 per year, to be allowed
by tne county court on properly
presented) claims. - The salary of
the assessor and county judge are
left at their former figures of $800
and $720 per year respectively. The
salary of the county treasurer is
also unchanged at $500 per year.
The salaries were reduced by the
last legislature as follows: Sheriff
from $2,000 to $1,600; clerk, $1800
to $1,440; recorder, $1,000 to $800;
superintendent, $1,000 to $800;
county judge, $900 to $72; assess
or, $1,000 to $800.
WHO THEY ARE.
New Business Men's Organization Is
Branch of State Association.
The Retail Grocers and Merch
ants Association has been organ
ized in Corvallis, with a member
ship of 30 local dealers. The ob
ject is the mutual protection of tha
members and the promotion "of the
business interests of Corvallis. A
state association of the same char
acter has been consummated in
Oregon and the local organization
is a branch. Application has been
to the latter for constitution and
bylaws, and the election of officers
for the local association will shortly
take place. The Corvallis member
ship is as follows:
S. L. Kline & Son.
P. M. Zierolf.
J. R. Smith & Co.
Wellsher & Berman. .
R. H. Huston.
Mellon & Pinkerton.
J. H. Harris.
R. M. Wade & Co. -
Ingle & Tozier.
Graham & Wortham.
R. L. Taylor.
Hollenberg & Cady.
M. M. Long.
Corvallis Meat Co.
Victor P. Moses.
E. B. Horning.
Thatcher & Johnson.
City Meat Market.
C. C. Bannister.
T. A. Boulden.
J. M. Nolan & Son: :
W. T. & C. E. Small.
Allen & Woodward.
Henkle & Davis.
Hout & Jones.
A. K. Russ.
Graham & Wells.
H. C. Mangas.
A Cowboy's Girl.
Is one of the plays of modern
times, a play designed to meet the
popular taste for pure unalloyed
pleasure. A new story of the plains.
A play that goes right down into
the hearts of all, a play that you
take home with you, a play that
lasts forever, a play that causes
real genuine pleasure to m. At
the Opera House Saturday night.
Portland Market Report. '
Wheat valley 70c
Flour $3.65 to $3.70
Potatoes 1 ,4o per sack
Eggs Oregon, 18: doz
Butter 20c per lb
Creamery 35 to
Oats 35c to :
Flour 90 to$i 10
Potatoes $1 per bushel
Butter 50 60 per roll ,
Creamery 80 per roll '..
Eggs 15 per doz ' ;:.
Chickens 15c per lbdressed ' ,
Call fox Warranto."
Notice Is hereby riven that there to money on
hand at the county treasurer's office, to cay all
orders endorsed and ta&rked not paid for want
01 iunas, up to ana luoiuaiug au&y zi, itnx. - in
terest will be stopped on same from this date.
Corvallis, Or., Feb. 22, 1907.
W. A. BUCHANAN,
Treasurer Benton Co., Or..
FOR SALE a good all round team
of gray four year olds, can be
seen at George Smith place near
Catholic cemetery. For further
. particulars inquire of B. L. Tav-
R. F. D. 3. Independent phone.
TOOK HIS OWN LIFE.
Neighbors Found lis Body in the Barn
Illness the Cause Alfred Denny.
Alfred Denny, residing five or
six miles north of ; Corvellis on the
Mountain View road,' committed
suicide yesterday morning, "by
hanging himself in the barn at his
home. Denny was 49 years cf age,
and came to Benton county ' from
Iowa a year ago last September,
settling on a farm purchased of Al
fred Bicknell. He has a family
consisting of a wife and three boy?,
the latter of whom are aged res
pectively 12, 8 and 6 years. The
funeral took place this morning at
1 1 o'clock, and the interment was
in Locke cemetery.
The deed of self-destruction was
consummated about five o'clock
in the morning. At that hour
Denny arose and left the house.
Mrs. Denny arose shortly after
ward, and as her husband did not
appear, she became uneasy, and a
search began. It was not yet half
past five o clock, and the darkness
made a search difficult. As her
alarm increased, she telephoned
the neighbors, and A. R. Locke
and Spencer Bicknell were soon on
the ground. After a short search,
the limp body of the missing- farm
er was found swinging by a rope
from a hay track in the upper sjtory
of the barn. Conditions showed
exactly how he had consummated
his plans. The little rope used to
trip off the bunch of hay on the
carrier, was the means used for
making the work sure. He had
climbed on a pile of hay, adjusted
the rope and swung off ovej . the
floor where there was no hay with
in reach. The fall was not violent
enough to break the neck , and the
unfortunate man died by choking.
The general supposition is that
mental troubles figured in the act,
Denny had been unwell for a month
or two, and it is the statement of
neighbors that he acted strangely
at times. -This fact is whatcaused
alarm to be felt by his fataihPso
soon after his disappearance. ; It is
also said that he brooded more or
less over his financial affairs. When
he purchased the Bicknell place,, he
put a $3,000 mortgage on it, the
sum being half the purchase price,
He was also indebted a similar
amount on a farm that he still owns
in Iowa. The value of the two
farms largely exceeded the aggre
gate of the debt, but it is claimed
that this with his sickness upset
him more or less mentally and that
his act of self destruction was the
consequence. He left no note' or
other , explana t i-ojn of his
reason, or to indicate that he bad
entertained any purpose beforeha,nd
of taking his own life. i
He was accounted a good citizen
and an excellent neighbor.
MAKES WEAK WOMEN STR0N(i
AND SICK WOMEN WELL. - . -
Forty years ago, Dr. Pierce searched
Nature's laboratory for a remedy with
which to supplant the Ignorant and jri-,
clous methods of treatment, with alco
holic stimulants, then In vogiie, and still
too commonly prescribed ana advised for
woman's peculiar ailments.
Nature abounds with most efficient rem
edies, and in Lady's Slipper root, Black
Cohosh root. Unicorn root, Blue Cohosh
root and Golden Seal root, Dr. Pierce
found medicinal properties, which when
extracted and preserved by the use of
chemically pure glycerine, have proven
most potent in making weak women
strong and sick women welL It contains
no alcohol; is not a "patent medicine,
nor a secret one either. . . . ,. , ...
"I was suffering with nervous headache,
pains In the back and dizziness, so that at
times I had to lie down for hours before I
could raise my head." writes Mrs. Mary M.
Thomas, of 337 Winston Street, Los Angeles.
Cal. 'After taking- the first bottle of 'Fa
vortU fYejortntton," however. I was so pleased
wih the results that I kept on taking It until
I was restored to health and" strength. I
shall never Xe wtthoui this great medicine,
and shall take a"5W wses ffben T do not
feel strong.". . :
One of lie principal uses of Dr. PiereS's
Favorite Prescription is the preparation
Ol"pregpective mothers for the time of
trial and danger that comes when a child
is born. The "Prescription" is strength
ening and invigorating and lessens pain
and danger. It insures the perfect well
being and the perfect health of both
mother and child. Every woman should
know these things before she really needs
to know them. There are many things in
Dr. Pierce's Common Sense Medical Ad
viser, that every woman onght to-know.
This celebrated work reached a sale of
C ),XX) copies at $1.60 each. The expense
c( production having thus been covered,
h !s iio-.v being given away. A copy will
! ' sent to' any address on receipt of 2i
o-v-cMit stamps to cover cost of mailing
'iilti. or, in cloth binding for 31 stamps,
Aduress Dr. R. V. PiercaBuffalo, N.yT
Don't Be HoodwinkedbSS
up by old Dr. R. V. Pierce, over 40 years ago,
end called Doctor Pierce's Pleasant Psflfis.
l'hoy've been much laltated but never
Hjualed. - one or two are laxative, three or
4 .-.r cathartic '.". ' - :
Skin Disease of Twenty Years'
. . Standing Cored. ' .
I want yon o know how much Chamber
Iain's Salve has done for me. It has cured
my face of a skin disease of almost tyenty
years' standing. I have been treated bv sev
eral as smart physicians as we have in this
country 'and they did me no good, but two
boxes of this .salve has cured me. Mm.
Fannie Griffen, Troy, Ala. Chamberlain's
salve is lor sale by Uraham & Wortham.
' 1 Chamberlain's Cough Remedy
". Favorite. ' ; .
"We prefer Chamberlain's Cough :
to any other or our children," says Si.,.
J. Woodbury, of Twining, Mich. "It hi
also done the work for us in hard colds and
I croup, and we take pleasure in recommend.
ingit." r or sale Dy vrranam a wortham.
Our New Spring Stock of Higk
Everything to wear for Men, Women, Children, Boys, Girls, Babies.
i,rwrk cknun'nn t
iv,tui)5 ui iyiras
Goods, Laces, Embroideries, Dress Trirnmings, Cloaks, Suite, Skirts,
Lace Cunains, Mens and Boys Clothing, Fumishine Goods. Shoes.
Hais, Caps, Trunks and suit cses,
Armor Plate Hosiery
We carry the celebrated Armor
Plate Hosiery, direct from the mills.
Try them. If they suit you, tell
others, if not tell us.
Lingerie Shirt waists
We have excellent designs in ready
made lingerie shirt waists, they are
right in every particular, and our
prices aie as equally attractive.
See our line of Dress Goods. Wash
Goods, White Goods, Lace and Ta
pestry Curtains, etc, all at popular
Henkle & Davis.
In fact nothing goes with our coffee hut erf am, suear ai.d
P. M. ZIEROLF.
Sole agent for
Chase & Sanborn igh Grai
Till further notice ALL
the Optician will be ABSOLUTELY GUARANTEED for
ONE YEAR agafcst BREAKAGE of ANY KIND.
Philomath- - - 1 - Oregon.
Always up to date and one of the best and neatest arranged stores
in Benton County, pur prices are right Highest market prices paid
for country produce. We have our own special quick delivery wagon
for the city. Send in your orders.
R. J. MOSES & SON
Grade Merchandise is now arriving.
f" I. CM1 1V7 1 r 1 vn
vjuuu5,aia5, wasn raDncs, White
Table Linens, Towels, Napkins, etc
all the Time.
go with our
anborn High Grade
glasses fitted by PRATT The
r. Summons. .
In the Circuit Court of the State of Oregon for
E. W. Durkee, Plaintiff,
Annie E. Durkee, Defendant
To Annie E. Durkee the above named defendant :
In the name of the State of Oregon you are re
quired to appear and answer the complaint filed
against you In the above entitled oauae on or
before the S5th day of Harch, 19J7, and if you
fall so to answer, for want thereof the plaintiff
will apply to the court for the relief demanded
lu hli jomplalnt, to-wlt: lor a decree of the
oonrt dissolving the contract of matrimony now
existing between the plaintiff and defendant and
for the cure and custody of Frank B. Durkee, W.
P. Duikee, and 8 F. I. Durkee, children of
plaintiff and defendant, and for such other and
further decree as to said court may seem equit
This summons Is served on you by publication
pursuant to aa order of the Hon. E. Woodward,
oounty Judge for Benton county, Oregon, made
on the 5thfdy of February, 1907.
The date of the first publication hereof is Feb
ruary 8, 1907 and the last publication thereof
will be on Hatch S2, 1907. i
Dated February 8. 1907.
Attorneys for Plaintiff.
. Notice to Creditors.
George Beamis, Estate.
Notice is hereby given that the under
signed has been appointed the executrix
of the last will and testament and the
estate of George Beamis, deceased by the
Coanty Court of the State of Oregon for
Benlon county. All persons having
claims against said estate are hereby no
tified to present the same to said execu
trix at the office of McFadden & Brvson,
at Corvallis, Oregon duly verified within
six months from the date hereof. ,
Dated February 8, 1907.
Executrix of the estate of
George Beamis, deceased.
For Kheumatic Sufferers.
The quick relief from pain afforded by ap
plying Chamberlain's Pain Balm makes it a
favorite with sufferers from rheumatism,
sciatica, lame back, lumbago, and deep
seated and muscular pains. For sale by
Graham & Wortham.
Phone Ind. 384.
Successor to Bowen Lester
Burnett Bldg. Corvallis, Or
E. E. WILSON,
ATTORNEY Al LAW.
F. C. M'Reynolds
Teacher of Violin, Mandolin, Banjo,
Guitar, Viola and 'Cello OAC School
of Music. Music furnished for all oc
casions. Large or small orchestra.
B. A. CATHEY
Physician & Surgeon
Office, room 14, B&nK Bldtf. Hotxrtt
10 m ia man 2 to 4.
Phone, office S 1 2 Residence 1 i 0
DR. E. E. JACKSON
VeterinaryT Surgeon & Dentist
O&ce 1011 Main st Ind 204
Residence 1220 4th st Ind 389.
J. A. WOODS
General Auctioneer. A Square Dea
and charges right
Corvallis, ' Oregon.
J. FRED FATES
ATTORNb I -AT-LA W.
Physician & Surgeon,
Office np stairs in Burnett Brick Eea
idence on the coiner of Madison and
Seventh at. Phone at honse and office.
H. S. PERNOT,
Physician & Surgeon
Office over postoffice. Residence Cor.
Fifth and Jefferson streets. Honrs 10 to
12a. m., 1 to 4 p.m. Orders may be
eft at Graham & v-h&m'a drug stow.
Deals b Foreign and Domestic
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Warrants. ' J )
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