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A-ttornev " at - Law,
CoHVALUS, - - Op.F.10S.
COUVALLIS, OREGON, APR. 6, 1883.
KELSAY St KEES
A-ttorneys - at - Law.
Cokvallis, - - Oregon.
b. H. FABRA, M. D,
nF?IC3 OVER GRAHAM, HAMILTON & CO'S
F. J. Hendrlchsoti,
Boot and Shoe Maker,
I always kep on hand superior ma
terial bm warraiu i..y wOrK. l m (jxaiiiiiiation
of Bay ixxls before puivi.a.siiig' elsewhere
jl-;t2lyr F. J. Heuirtchscm.
LADIES WISHING TO LEA UN Tllli
lruy Store. Corvallis, Oregon
T. V 3, EMEREE, Eft. 0.,
IPh.y sic .: ii & Surgeon.
Office 2 doors south of H. E. Harris' Store,
Corvalli , - - Oregon.
Residence on the southwest corner of block, north
and west of tno Mtthodist church.
F. A. J3HNS3N,
Chronic OUeaies n ads a epeexalt'. Catarrh suc
esifully treated. Also Oculist and Aui ist.
y.flce in Fl ier's ;Uck, one door Wet of Dr. F.
. Vincent's dentil i S jc. Oifice hours rom S to 12
& fro.a 1 to d o'clock. 13:27yl
F. J. ROWLAND,
Blacksmith & Wagoninaker,
Mr. Rowland is prepared :n Jo all kinds of wagon -matcing.
repairing and blackpntithMBg to order. He
UMSs the best of material every time and warrants
his work. l-j-32-lyr
W. a Crawford,
J E W jg L E 3 .
KSKPS CONSTANTLY ON HAND A LARGE
aflMrtsafltft of Watches, Clocks, Jewelry, etc.
A'.l kinds of repairing dons ou short netted, and all
work warranted. Igj&J-yl
Rinker Systom of
will please call on me as I am the only
autlior ed aent in Corval
rs. W. H. Huffman.
L A N I
FOR SALE AT 1HIS CITIC
EL . E . IJ A i 11 1 S.
One Door South of Graham & Hamilton's,
COUVALLIS, . . OKEGON.
Cora.'Ilis. June 2. 1S32. " 19-19yl
Best in the worM. (Jet the genuine. Ev
ery package has ourtr.-vle-mark ami is mark
ed Frazer's. SOLD KVERYWHEKK: 50y
A-ttorney - at - Law,
Corva'xis, - - Oregon.
SPECIAL attention jiven to collections, and money
collected promptly paid over, Careful and
prompt attention given to Probate matters. Con
veyancing and searching of records, &c
Wl giro a.t-intion to Waylay, selling: and let-ing real
nUU, and cductt a jsaeral csllectin and buai
Olflce oa ju-n 1 Street, one door north of Irvin's
hoe shop. 18:43yl
PHOTOGRAPHS FROM MINATURE
First Class Work Only!
Copying in all branches P
firewood talceii at cash prices.
uce of all kinds and
E. a TAYLOR.
The oldest established Dentist and
the best outfit in Corvallis.
All work kept in rssHftf fre? o? ciar-rc and satisfac
on (writMt Teefl extracted without pain by
heu.eof Nitrous Oxidt Gas.
yitoo-ns up stairs over Jacobs & Neutrals' new
Brick Store. Corvallij, Oregon. I9:27yi
Ko Minefals Rarely Vegetable.
NATURE'S TtF.WKTlTES THE REST.
Malaria. Biliousness. Jjyfpepsia, Heai
acbe, Pains in the B i :k. Neuralgia, an'i all
those Hise&es ansiug from the functions of
the Stomach ing deranged from weakness
EVERTW H ERE .
PORTER, SlESSiHOER & CO,
Manufacturers and -Jobbers of
BOOT & SHOE.
These Coeds are Warrant
ed not to rip.
All Genuine have the trade mark '-IKOJf CLAD"
117 Battery Street, San Francisco, Cal.
t- GOODS FOR SALE AT
MAX FRIENDLY' S
Pr da-v at nome- Samples v.orth tb free
Mt . Addrsej S t . a sod Co. , fortUnd,!!.
We have in stock the
Dorintr Twiiu Hifti rs.
Dm rint; and Standard Mow-rs,
Minm-sota Chit-i Tiinslieiv,
Minnesota Giant and Stillwater Engines, El wood
mounted Bone-Power, Centennial FknonM; n'ill, cel
ebrated Buckeye line of Seeders and Drills.
We also keep the celebrated Whitewater and
june2yl W. BE MIL Lil OL L A X D.
CA:,AN & GI3LIN, PROPRIETORS.
THE OCCIDENTAL is a new l.uiMing,
newly furnished, and is first class in all its
Stages leave the hotel for Albany and Yaquina Bay
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Large Samnfe Bcota oa First Finer far
Cusssiercial JIcc. 19-35 ly
C. W. PMiL&mC'A,
Cooifacior and Bridge
Will attend promptly to all work under
J. W. HANSON.
Description ef Its Appearesce t-l Freust
Coiditiaa by Voting Prwinots.
AND DEALER IN
R eady Mud e Clothing,
Next door South of Post Office,
COUVALLIS. - - - . OREGON.
Pantaloons made to order of Oregon
Goods for $7-60.
English Goods, 511. French, $14
KS Suits from $30 to $60. TS
Cleaning and Repairing: done at reasonable Rates
Cor. Second and Monroe Sts.,
t'ORV.VLLES, : OBIEGO.'V.
Keeps constantly on h.-;nd all kinds of
Coffins and Caskets.
Work done to order on short notice and at
Corvallis, July 1, 1881. 19:27yl.
Written Expressly for the gazette fcy a
Tnirty Years Resident ef
the Counts'. .
SOAP CREEK. PRECINCT
Is located in the northeast portion
of the county and extendi from the
noi-th line of the county to Corvallis
preciuct, a distance of 4 miles from
north to south, and from the Willam
ette river on the east to the divide to
wards Kind's valley being miles
from east to wet. Along the Will
aruette river which runs on the east
of the precinct i3 a strip of timber con
sisting of cotton-wood, fir, ash and
maple timber with an undergrowth of
hazle and vine maple, brush. The soil
along this kill is a rich alluvial and
wherever brought into cultivation
yields adundant crops. Away from
the river the pncinet consists of roll
ing hills interspersed with valleys and
Soap creek rises in the chain of bills
on the west near the southwest corner
of the precinct and flows in a north
easterly direction and empties into the
Willamette river near the northeast
corner, at first the bottoms are narrow
.ind timber covered hills rise on eacli
side but at the distance of 3 or 4 miles
it emerges from the hiik and thtn
flows through a level plane skirted
with a narrow belt of timber.
The land along the Soap creek is of
the black sticky nature difficult to
cultivate but yielding excellent crops
when weil put in. . The precinct
throughput is well adapted to grain
growing, llie native grasses have al
ways yielded abundant feed so that
stock raising has been an important
item with the farmer, but not so much
now as formerly, as much of the grass
lands have been broken up and sowed
in wheat. Land rates from $10.00 to
830.00 per acre. Fir timber is abund
ant on the head of Soap creek and
along the Willamette river and also on
some of the hill sides. Oak timber of
excellent quality is found on most of
the hiil iands. There is we believe at
this time no saw mills iu the precinct,
the supply of timber being mostly de
rived from King's valley mills. There
is a good mill site near the head of
Soap creek with a good 'supply of good
timber near at hand, and certainly a
good market for limber.
The road from Corvallis to Albany
runs down the river and a like road
extends on through the preciuct. A
road branches from Corvallis and Al
bany road an. I runs to Independence.
A road runs from Corvallis to Mon
mouth along the foot hills with a
branch to Lewisville. The general
course of these is north and south.
There are numerous cros roads run.
ning east and west leading in the di
rection of Albany. The Western Ore
gon railroad runs through the precinct
with, a station at Wells 1 1 mils from
Corvallis where is the post office, 1
general store, 1 warehouse for the
storage of grain, 1 blacksmith shop,
and i church house belonging to the
Evangelicals. There is no saloon and
no intoxicating liquoi-s sold, the pale
of such being prohibited by a stipula
tion in all the original deeds.
There is still an opportunity for
taking a few Homesteads in the hills
along the western portion of the pre
ciuct. The Baptists have a tine
building situated on a sightly eminence
about 2 miles east of Wlls station.
Among the substantial men are James
Gingles and Tolbert Carter -who have
each represented the county in the
State Legislature. These' men have
been a powerin the community, always
taking high grounds, and being fore
most in every good work tor the im
provement of dociety; but in mention
ing these we would not detract from
many oi their neighbors such as John
Wiles, the late Francis Wrighsman, D.
H. "Vanderpool, Drury Hodges and
many others; these are all prominent
and substantial farmers.
Many old timers will remember
Tampico, situated on the old pack trail
of the olden time, just south of the
crossing of Soap creek. This 25 years
ago was a place of considerable im
portance, and noted for the high carn
ivals held within its bar rooms. But
the glory of Tampico has departed and
oROUP. HOOPIXO noniiH .mi nrnnMn t
mediateleJyrieyedbyahyloh'icur Bold by Qrahsia for years past it has been turned into
a pasture, sad only a few tumble
down unoccupied buildings remain.
Ths popmlatio of the precinct is about
600. There is what has fer years been
knows, as the Gingles school koee,
atwui a mile east of WeJlSittatiosi; " era
other school house in thefilli a few;
miles west of Albany near Mr. WilK
iamsons and near the Albany ferry
and what is known as the Halter
school house. In these schools are
The following contains a list ef the
naniea of persens paying tax upon pro
perty in Soap creek precinct and
the amount of tax paid by each as
shown by the last assessment roll of
Win. Allphin. estate of 1 60
TI103. Armstrong 53 83
Geo. Betnis 72 96
J. Bryant 64
D. A. Blake 23 55
G.W. Brown 26 52
P. H. Bowman 25 28
Mrs. E. Brown 27 92
James H. Brown 44 71
G. A. Brock $ 40
SaipVlBeal 53 53
H. -Bker 17
John Creel, estate of- 10 03
W. R. Callaway 199 42
Tolbert Carter 158 57
W. L. Gauthorn 5 48
D. W. Ool.ins 16 00
Corbitt & Macleay 9 60
Eugene Dodele 9 96
P. . Dodele 32 32
G. H. Dodele 133 39
Janus Gingles 66 84
Sarah Gingles 15 26
J. M. Moore, estate of 35 84
D. R Hodges 120 99
Jos. Hecker 51 70
H. Hewitt 42 51
WaJber Teal 112 00
Wib, Hale, estate of 104 00
K. 0. Hill 144 00
J. L Halter, estate of 29 46
I. J. Holman 35 12
Wiley Holman 117 80
John Hannon 22 40
John Harcrater 14 40
A. Johnson 82 28
H. Johnson 13 78
T. Kelly 16 94
H. M. Kelly... 4 36
R. D. Murray 40 00
J. H. Morns 33 61
J. S. Miller 26 68
J. H. Miller 45 52
G. A. Murray 2 40
W. H. Miller 8 85
W. T, Norton . .. 112 76
W. D. Prettyman. 22 40
Ashby Pearce 91 32
E. Philips 4 06
John Riley 12 80
Columbia Read 109 85
T. M. Read 159 69
W. Rumbangh 40 64
A. M. Rainwater 46 73
J. R. Rainwater 15 S
Wm Ryals 56 09
A. E. Rainwater 17 00
D. W. Rainwater 28 S
Miss Emma Rainwater 8 00
J. H. Rothel 113 82
J. M. Risley 21 33
John Rogers 69 36
Geo. Bidders... 4 90
T. M. Read, guardian 24 00
A. Snell 11 70
H. Skels 3 1 72
Perry Spink 12 00
J. J. Scraflbrd 8 80
C. Skeels. .. 14 42
D. D. Stroud - . 34 24
R. J. Taylor. 1 39
J. Thomas 44 80
J. Tomlinson... V 35 25
D. H. Vanderpool- ... 37 20
D. A. Vance 17 38
Christian Vass 23 99
C. M Vanderpool
A. A. Williamson
Mrs. L. Writsman
P. R. Williamson
P. R Williamson Jr. 14
J. Wheeler 1
R. L. Williamson 5
J. O. Writsman 139
T. B. Williamson 6
A. Fleming 22
C. Dow 4
W. Armstrong 4
W. H. Johnson Q
R. A. Habersham 4
T. S. Maxwell 8
B. Cutler.. 4
J. P. Davis , 7
John Prentice 3 25
W-Mcllree 3 20
John Barton 3 20
Total $4000 84
Tit O0O3 FELLOWS.
The worM is full of a class of men
)optilarly known as good fellows.
They are in every walk of lite, iu
greater or less numbers, but are es
pecially apt to occupy political po
sitions and places of trust in money
ed or commercial institutions. The
good fellow has many amiable and
attractive qualities. He has a pleas
ant smile for eveiybody and a hearty
graep of the hand lor all his acquain
tances. He J'ates to wound anybody
by saying no to th.'ir requests when
the word yes is just as easy pro
nounced. If he is in politics he has
cigars and dunks for the boys as
often as thf y want them. If he is
batik cashier he is ever ready to
accommodate his friends with loans
to the full extent of his discretion
ary powers without very strict re
gard to their financial Boundnvw.
He dislikes to stop people's mouths
with security. His name heads the
church subscription list, and the pt;or
are load iu their praises of his liber
ality. He delictus in making every
body enjoy themselves, and, on the
whole, is a develish good ftllow. . So
everybody says, and what everybody
says must be true.
And being a good fellow, avenues
to place and employment seems to
open to him much more readily
than to common mortals. II he runs
for an office, he is sure to ba elected.
The average voter .s extremely fond
of the good fellow. It he is an ap
plicant tor a public position, he can
;et more endorses on his petition
than General Grant could. Every
body wants to see him prosper, he is
such a good fellow. He has no
trouble in getting cashierships, con
fidential clerkships, tieasurerships
and in fact any place ot trust 01
profit he n.ay desire. All roads to
prosperity seem to be open and
smooth to the good fellow. People
who enjoy bis acquaintance rarctly
get envious at his good fortune, eith
er. He ts such a go'd fellow that he
disarm envy and captures criticism.
With all this wealth of good - will
at his command ard the advantage
which popularity arc sure to '. ring,
it would appear ihat the good fellow
onght to proper and increase iu
goods and graces to a green old age
But he hardly ever does. If he is iu
politics he somehow acquires the
habit of spending the public funds
when hia own are exhausted.- He
drinks for companionship first, and
ends drinking to gratify appetite.
It be is a bank cashier he spends his
t-alaf y aud makes np for its defi
ciency by spending the money of the
depositors. If he a Salesman he
has an unconquerable tendency to
put his hand in his employer's till.
The outcome of his good-fellowship
is an involuntary trip to Canada or
Brazil to avoid tb minions of an
uiifympaihttio law. Then every
body declares that the aforetime
good fellow is a vfTrv bad fellow.
The temptation to young men to
embark in the calling or profession
of good fellows, is very strong. Bui
it doesn't pay in the long run. There
is no more pitiable sight in the world
than one of these played-out good
fellows. Poor fellow, is the kindest
epithet which will be bestowed upon
him, even by the best frb-nd he has
left, while by the great mass of man
kind he is denounced and cursed
without Mint. It will , be belter for
young men not to be quite such good
fellows at first. They will last long
er and be more useful in the end.
ECOBOKY OH THE FARM.
On the farm, and in all the various
details of rural and domestic lit-,
says the Gerrnautown Telegraph,
prudence and a just economy of time
and means are incumbent in an emi
nent degree. The earth itself is com
posed of atoms, and the most gigan
tic fortunes consist of aggregaied
items, insignificant in themselves in
dividually considered, but mnjestic
when contemplated in unity aud as a
whole. In the t management of a
farm all needlesrjc-fjtpenditure should
be 8ystematiciUjjptvoided, and the
income mado7 exceed the outlay as
far as possible..- Pecuniary embar
rassment should always be regarded
as & contingency of evil heelings, aud
if contended against with energy and
preserving fortitude, it must soon be
overcome. Debt, with little hope of
its removal, is a mill-stone dragging
ns down and crushing the life-blood
out of us. Be careful, then-fore, in
incurring any peculiar responsibility
which does not present a clear deliv
erance With the advantages which a
wise use of it ougiit to. insure.
"A farmer who purchases a good
farm and can pay down one-third ot
the price, give a mortgage for the
other two-thirds, and possesses the
heart and resolution to work it faith
fully and well, enters upon the true
path of success. He will labor with
the encouraging knowledge thai
each days exertions will lessen hia in
debtedness and bring him nearer to
the goal when he shall be disenthrall
ed and become a free holder in its
most cheering sense. But without
due economy in every department,
'n the dwelling, as well as in the barn
and in the fields, the gratifying
achievement may not be reached un
til late in life, or may be indefinitely
postponed. A prndent oversight,
therefore, overall the operations of a
farm, in order that everything may
Lbe done as it ought to be done and
nothing wasted, will exert a power
ful influence in placing a family on
the high road to an early independence.
Real Estate Agency J
CORVALLIS, BENTON CO., OREGON
Heal Estate Agents, will bny, sell, Of
lease farms or farm property on
Having mate arrangements for co-opera
tion with agenfs in Portland, and beim; fnl
ly acquainted with real property iu Benter
county, we feel aiuiured of giving entire sat
sf;:ction to ail who may favor us Mh theis
ipatronage. Cr. A. Waguonkb,
aMfyj T. J. Bcfobi),
The Gazelle Job Printing Office
IS PRKPAUep YO DO ALL K O? WORK NRATLT.
Tile Coming iTewspapcr.
From the New York Graphic.
Complaints are now made that
many newspapers give too much
reading matter. Or rather too little
fact in too many words; too much
verbosity and fine print; too much
taxing of the eye to its utmost power
of vision to read what is printed.
People are dismayed at the amount
put before them in the morning to
read. It is predicted that the news
paper of 1900 will be smaller than
that of to-day, of larger type, fewer
words, and more idea and fact to the
VALUABLE TIN UCVF,IS3 IN ALABAIIA.
From a late number of the Ash
land Banner, Clay County, Alabama
we learn of the discovery of large
arn'l valuable lodes o.f tin bearing
xocks, at the Broad Arrow Mines
near that place. Within the last
year Mr. G. W. Gesner, of this cny
having secured propiietary rights to
the above lands, has erected tnachin
eay for crushing, stamping, and wash
ing the ores, anil is now engaged in
working on an extensive scale.
The ore las hitherto been found
chiefly fts a finely disseminated oxide
in gneiss, as iu Germany and other
localities, but indications strongly
poiul to the existence of the compact
oxide, cassiterile, somewhere in the
lake. As the locality is readily ac
cessible by railroads to Talladega,
Alabama, and thence abuut twenty
five miles to Ashland it is confident
ly expected that this discovery and
enterprise will be the means of at
tracting attention to a section h'ther
to little known. The country is well
wooded T-tnd watered, of a mountain
ous character, and eminently adapt
ed for mining pursuits. " It is worthy
of mention that tins is the first at
tempt in the United Stales tn work
tin ore ou the spot where found.
A MEXICAN FYS ASUS.
The pyramid which is the most
memorable relic to antiquaries on the
American continent lies a few "t miles
to the w-Bt of Pueblo, OlA Mexico,
and has been visited by every travel
er of note who has interested himself
iu the anl qiiities of the country. It
rises sudden and unassocialed from
the midst of the plain, built in pyra
midaLform of adobes, or large un
burned bricks, and though mutilated
and overgrown with trees, the mas
sive base and four stories ot the mon
ument are nearly entire. Humboldt
describes it as a work ot such mag
nitude and vaslness as, next to
the Pyramids of Egypt, approaches
nearest to the mighty creatious of
nature. Its height is 172 feet and
the sides of its base 1,355', being 275
feet lower than the great Pyramid of
Cheops and 627 feet- -logger. The
brick material is interspersed with'
layers of stone and plaster, opd the
or by terricas. These again are as
cended from bench to bench by reg
ular and obliqu flights of steps, cut
by the obi Spaniards, as a way t
the little chapel on the platform ded
icated to the Virgin of Remedios.
En straightening the road from Mex
ico to Puebla, it became necessary to
traverse a portion of the base, when
the section laid open an interior
chamber, built of sUmo and rooted
with beams of cypress. Iu it wera
found skeletons, idols of basalt and a
number of vases curiously varnished
GOXW AND HOGS.
An exchange says: From cam
fully conducted experimensby differ
ent persons, it has been assertained
that one bushel of corn will make a
little over 10 pounds of pork (gross).
Taking this result as a basis, the fol
lowing deductions are made, which
all out farmers would do well to lay
by for a convenient reference That:
When corn sells for 12L cents per
bushel, pork costs 1 cent a per pound.
When corn cpjs?,: 7 cents per
bushel, pork costi2 cents per pound.
When corn costs 25 cents per
bushel, pork costs 4 cents per pound.
When corn costs 60 per bushel,
pork cos',s,5 cents per pound.
The following statements show
what the farmer realizes on his corn
when sold in the form of pork:
When pork sells for three centa
p r pound, it brings 25 cents per
bushel in corn.
When pork sells for 4 bents per
pound, it brings 32 cents per bushel
When pork sells for 5 cents per
pound, it brings 45 cents per bushel
WET H5J DION!' TAKE IT.
Not long ago an old pioneer, who
lived in Texas in the days of the ear-'
ly colonists, was boasting of the good
" Why, sir," said he, "I was offered
league ot land for a pair of old
"Did you take it?" said the party
he was talking to.
"No, sir; I didn't.'1
"No account land, I reckon?"
"Why bless your heart, sir, it wa
the best piece of land out doors.
Grass five feet high, clear stream of
water running through it, and an un
developed silver mine in one corner."
"And why in thunder didn.t you
make the trade?" said the other.
"Because," said the old man, in a
sad and regretful tone of voice, "Be
cause I di.lu't hare the hoots."
HOW TBS WESTERN CITIEEjCSOW.
A western m in has been telling
some Philade'.phians how western
cities grow. He says he went off in
to the mountains hunting, and, nigh
coming i u, he went to sleep in a tree
to be out of reach of the wolves.
He vas awakened early the next
morning by some workmen, who
told him to get down and finish hia
nap on the court house steps as i.hey
wanted to turn that tree into a flag
pole tor the hotel across the woy
lie got down, and while rubbing hia
eyes, was nearly turned over by a
street car and got his feet tangled
in an electric light wire. Philo"
A Hermit in a Georgia Care.
Tal'oottom Now Era.
J-ast week some negroes wero oul
on a hill ch.stnut hunting, near the
river beyond Pleasant Hill, in this
county, and their dogs treed some
thing in a cave in a secluded forest
that proved to be a man, who ran off
as the negroes approached. When
they came up to his hiding place they
found a small cave and the interior
presented a coy retreat, well sup
plied with bedding, cooking utensils,
provisions, touacco, cigars, news
papers and many other things, indi i
eating that the occupant of the cava
had come to stay and had inhabited
this retired home for some time.
A person who says he has tried it
several times, and always with suc
cess, recommends washing cows in
tested with lice with strong (but no
too strong) carbolic soap suds.
Washing with strong tobacco water
will have. the-, same effect. So greats
ing" the parts affected with lard jnsfc1
gets away with the little pests. Any
four torics connected with each ftth-j.oil will destroy Uce on cattle.