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M. S. WOODCOCK,
attorney " at - Law,
Corvallis, - - Oregon.
VOL. XX. CORVALLIS, OREGON, APR. 20, 1883. NO. 17.
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(i. K. FABRA, M. D,,
?Kysica & Surgeon.
OFFICE OVER GRAHAM, HAMILTON & CO
Drag Store. Corvallis, Oregon 19:25yl
T. V 8. EMartEE, M. D,,
sic :m & Surgeon
Office 2 doors south of II . E. Harris' Store,
Cokvalli-, - - Oregon.
Residence on the southwest corner of block, nort!
19:2l-yrl. r - r S i J-0 C" cr J
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F. J. ROWLAND, -J
Blacksmith & Wagonmaker, gr -P 0 H JS -
Philomath, Oregon. im3
Mr. Rowland is prepared to do all kinds of 'g-
making rcpairin-and biaksmithins to order. He N LEGAL fc' 3
uses the best of material every time and warrants H " g 9
biawork- . UM T A Kf Tf J
IF. C. Crawford, I 1
J g ' f . 'for sale at this office &-y
7-SF.PS constantly on hand a large
i. assortment of Watches, Clocks, Jewelry, etc.
All kinds of repairing dons on short not-Cd.and ai:
rirlf warranted. IS:.-.1
Real Estate Agency.
have so-ne very deiirable property on the Cay for
ale in lots from 1 to 237 acres. Some of this is
ear the O P. R. R. tannimis. Persons wishing to
invest will do well to call on mo when prices are rea
Bonable. Address with stamps to pre pay postage.
11. A. Bznrell
New or. Benton County Or.,
THE YAQTOTA HOUSE !
Is now prepared o accommodate travelers
in first-class style at all hours.
K1ea!s rs5y 25 Cents.
Horse feed constantly on band, at hc lowes liv
ing fates. Situated on the Yaquina R-l, halt way
from Corvallis to Newport.
20:12yl. - I ANT.
Attorney - at - Law,
SPECIAL attention tjiven to collections, and money
collected promptly paid over. Careful and
prompt attention given to Probate matters. Con
veyancing and tsox&ttag of roeonfa, c
Wi give attention to buying, selling and leasing real
estate, and conducts a g;J coBect-Uff and buai
Odice on decond Street, one door north of Iiring
shoe shop. I8:43yl
PnOTOQBAPHS FROM MIXATURB TO
F. J. Hendrichson,
Boot and Shoe Maker,
I alwavs keep on hand superior ma
teria! and warrant my work. 1 ass an examination
of idv goods before purchasing elsewhere
!-32-lvr F. J. Hendrichson.
LADIKS WISHING TO LEARN THE
RInkor System of Brass Col
will please call on me a I am the only
author cc agent in CorvaJ .
Mrs. V. E. Hufiman.
P. M. Sawtel
First Glass W ork Only!
Copying in all branches. P uce of all inds and
firewood taken at cash prices. E. Hl-SLUP.
E. H. TAYLOR
The oldest established Dentist and
the best outfit in Corvallis.
All work ke:l in r;r'.ir fr of ehari and satlfac
on ?urwtHl. Tilth exiracted without pain by
he in? of Nitrous Oxide. Gad.
fSTtwns up stairs ovjr Jacobs & Neu?ass' new
Brick Store. Corvallis, Orejon. 19:27yi
We have in stock the
Deering Twine Bindrft,
DtM rinu nm Standard Mowers,
Minnt-sota Chief Threshers,
Minnesota Grant and Stillwater Fhgincs, Elwood
mounted Horse-Iower, Centennial Fanning rr ill, cel
ebrated Buckeye line of Seeders and Driila.
We wo keep the celebrated Whitewater and
W. H. MILLHOLLAND.
CANAM Si SffiLIN, Pa3PRIT0RS.
THE OCCIDENTAL is a new ImiMing,
iiewly furnislieil, ami is first class iu all its
Stages leave the hotel for Albany and Yaquina Bay
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Large Sample Rcom on First FioAr for
CociBicreia! Hen. lfl-35 ly
THE ST. JOHN
T. P. THOMPSON, P. T. SMITH,
L. A. BAN lis, W. BYRON DANIELS,
JAMES T. GRAY.
Office, corner First an 1 WashI:igton Stst
CapltalStock - - 375,000
Parties desirinjr a safe and profitable investmen
EhculJ call or write for information at once.
Messrs. Buford & Wanor are agents for the
Company in Corvallis and can give information 0
Talue to persons seeking 5r;t-cla3s investments.
H . HI. HAREIS,
One Door South of Graham & Hamilton's,
CORVALLIS, - . 0KEG05.
n TL Y GOODS.
Cori.'llis, June 21, 1832. 19-19yl
POSTER, SLESS1N0ER & CO.,
Manufacturers anl Jobl3rs of
BOOT & SHOE.
These Coods cro Warrant
ed not to rip.
All Genuine ha-'ethc trade mark "IKON CXAI"
117 Battery Street, San Francisco, Cal.
GOODS FOR SALE AT
?S 891! per day at home. Samples worth 80 free
3 Address Stinson & Co.. rorllaud.Me.
J. W. HANSON,
AND DEALER IN
eady Alad e Clothing,
Next door South of Post Office,
CORVALLIS, - . - . OREGON.
Pantaloons made to order of Oregon
Goods for $7.50.
English Goods, $11. French, 14
tZTSiiUs from $30 to $50. "EJ
Cleaning and Repairing done at Reasonable Rates
AUG UST KNIGHT,
Cor. Second and Monroe Sts. ,
CORVALLIS, : 025EGO,"V,
Keejis constantly on band all kinds of
Cofiins and Caskets.
Work done to order on short notice and at
Corvallis, July 1, 1S81. 19:27yl.
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A man of iron power is he,
Although a umn of brass.
The best ami brightest orator
He can in strength mirpatis
He la not ever doubled faced,
Thoa;ii lie can doublc-tongoio.
Although he plays aot with the strings,
btrontj nerved he has unstrung.
For such a quiet, peaceful man,
To "blows" he" o-'t doth come.
Though often found anions the horns,
He takes no horns of rum.
Though not an educated man,
A too&or he rotnaiijs.
And earns a pica Ant livelihood
ty blowing out his brains.
No 1evy-ty in him you'll find,
Though bloving be ma; do.
He has a true aesthetic mind,--Decidedly
Description of Its Ajpsarasce sad Presert
Co-dition ty Voting Precincts.
Written Exprassiy far the Gaiette by a
Thirty Years Resident of
Is situated in tlie southeast poi'tion
of the county and extends 8 miles
from north to south and from the
Willamette river west to the summit
of the const imge a distance of about
1 1 miles. It is bounded on the north
by Willamette precinct, on the east by
the Willamette river, on the south by
the countv line, and on the west by
AJsea precinct. The Long Tom runs
through from south to north about 3
miles from the Willamette and emp
ties into the latter stream. The south
fork of Muddy rises in the coast range,
in the southwest corner of the pre
cinct, and runs northeast about 3 or
4 miles, where it is joined by the
north fork fiom the northeast. From
this point it runs through an op;;n
level plain, skirted by a narrow belt ol
ash and maple timber and a thick un
dergrowth of vino maple and hazle
brush. This stream from where it
emerges from the hills to its mouth is
very sluggish being interupted by num
erous beaver dttnis. This beaver dam
land when cleared and drained is the
most productive of any in the country.
That portion of the precinct be
tween the Long Tom and the Will
amette is a level plain with prairie and
pine openings interspersed. The soil
is a rich sandy Joani, warm and dry
nearly every portion thereof being
vvailable for cultivation; here have
alwavs been the best wheat fields in
the county. There is a chain of nar
row lakes extending through, this belt
which are supplied by springs which
are of much benefit for stock water etc.
The southern portion of that part of
the precinct lying bet ween Long Tom
ind Muddy consists of a series of low
oak hills with pleasant fertile valleys
between. Towards the north these
hills gradually drop off to the level
plane that marks the Muddy country.
This land does not contain sand like
that portion east of Long Tom, nor is
it so dry but is very productive, hold
ing moisture well, and consisting of a
deep black loam underneath which is
a clav bed. Alonor the two forks of
Muddy which in places widen into
beaver dams. From these bottoms
rise low hills, which are more or less
covered with oak timber which hills
gradually rise and extend into the fir
clad hills of the coast range where is
found fir And cedar timber of excellent
quality and in great abundance.
L D. Gilbert about the year 1850
erected a small saw mill on Muddy,
but being in the valley and away from
the principal timber supply the means
of getting logs was exhausted and the
mill was after a few years torn down.
Joseph White the same or the follow
ing year buiit a saw mill on Long Tom
where now stands the town of Monroe.
This mill made, a great deal of lumber
for a few years and was the principal
dependanoe for lumber for all the sur
rounding country, but by the time the
mill needed repairs the timber was
exhausted and it was allowed to, go
into decay In the year 1857 the
writer made a business venture in a
saw mill on the north fork of Muddy
the out-come of whicli there is no pleas
ure in writing. There is nov no saw
mill in the precinot, but there are two
mills two or three miles west on the
head of Alsta river where an abun
dance of excellent lumber is to be had,
and from whence the supply is drawn.
In the year 1857 what was then
known as the old Foster flour mill on
Beaver creek was removed to Mon
The road leading south.
vallis passes through Monroe and up
Long Tom; at Monroe a road branch
off crosses Long Tom and leads to
Eugene City, also at th north bound
ary of the- precinct another branch
takes off and is known as th river
road to Eugene. There is also a foot
hill road north and south, and a road
from Monroe to Alsea valley and sev
eral cross roads.
In the year 1851 Silas Belknap had
a very small sto k of goods which ha
was selling at his old donation home
near where now stands Simpson
Chapel, in the spring of 1S54 he re
moved this stock of goods to what is
now Monroe but the town plot was
not laid out until 1854. Monroe is cn
the mail route "a tri-weakly one" from
Corvallis to Junction. The popula
tion is about 850. The precinct is
nearly all taken but there is still an
opportunity to locate a few claims
along the coast range of hills on the
The town of Monroe is situated on
Long Tom river 2 miles from the south
boundary of the precinct. There is
the only post office supplied 3 times a
week each way by the route from Cor
vallis to Junction. The Reader mills
where is turned out a good brand of
flour as is found any where. There
are two general stores owned by G. W.
Houck & Co., Starr, Hmton fc Wil
helm, one saloo owned by Adar
Wiihelm and another saloon owned
by Gib Powers; Gilbert Willsher &
Ingraham own a wagon and black
smith .shop, Harrison Bowen has a
blacksmith shop, Samuel Loony keeps
a feed and livery stable, John Webbtr
shoe maker, Hotel by Mrs. Howard.
The Methodists and Catholics have
very neat- church buildings. E. J
Taylor' is the regular practicing phy
sician and L. G. Thompson keeps the
Among the first settlers of the pre
cinct were John Lloyd, T. D. Beeves,
and A. Humphrey who came to Ore
gon in 1 846 and settled the following
year, Orin and Ransom Eelknap, L.
D. Gilbert and S. F. Starr who came
to Oregon in 1844 and the following
spring settled west of where Monroe is
now, forming the noted Belknap set
tlement. The following contains a list of the
names of persons paying tax upon pro
prety in Monroe precinct No. 4 and
the amount of tax paid by each as
shown by the last assessment roll of
Alford, Russell $ 16 co
Alford, J. P 9 97
Alford, Thomas..., 1 6
Buckingham, George W 15 26
Buckingham, H C estate of. . 26 29
Buckingham, A B 17 92
Barclay, J E 129 60
Barclay, Wm. Sr 65 26
Bundy H 96 00
Brown, David 87 80
Bristol, Heirs 40 00
Belknap, R A 94 93
Barnard, Gilford, 63 82
Barnet, L M 1 7
Boyd, J N 35 30
Boen, W. F., estate of. 33 60
Belknap, EH 2 85
Barnard, Charles 9 60
Buckingham, Mrs M J 35 42
Barclay, Geo. E 16 96
Belknap, Miss Angeline 7 3
Belknap, Miss E A 2 59
Blood, A P 5 4
Bowen, Mrs. W. F 8 54
Belshee, D. C .. 51 20
Buckingham, AH 8 40
Coffee, George 86 co
Coyle, Mary A 145 7
Cranston, S. B 61 18
Clark, R. C. heirs of 108 64
Case, Mrs E. A., L. Case agt. 1 1 68
Coffee, Mrs. Bridgett 6 08
Draper, F L 36 4
Foster, John ; 3 2O
Finley, H M 13 25
Frink, 2 38
Gird, William : 58 26
Gregg, Joseph 37 97
Gilbert, Phineas 2 08
Harkin, Win, estate of. 38 86
Howard, Sarah 16 O3
Herrin, Hugh 118 66
Hawkins, Ed H 120 10
Hawley, SR 25 38
Hawley, L H 52 24
Howard GW 50 78
Houck, Geo. W & Son 168 J2
Hulin, E M 24 00
Hinton, W 78 2g
Hinton, T D Jr. 7 68
Hulin, Charles S 21 94
Howell, William 8 42
Howell, George 4 42
Held en, A 61
Haitmer,' Jacob.. 38 48
Hauraer, A K 2 34
Haumer, J B 8 70
Horton, E S. 1 76
Honig, August 19 20
Ingram, Berry 3 34
Inman. D W 6 88
Jolly, DM 28 56
Jolly, W A 34 13
Kitndge, franklin 4 14
Kelly, W T 22 80
Kay, W. D 71 02
Lawrence, J W 79 84
Lewis, Mrs. Lucinda 44 80
Lewis, J B 33 60
Lamb Alex 16 78
Loomis, A J 41 60
Looney, Samuel 10 18
Looaey, Alex 4 48
Lemon, James C 9 62
Lemon, J A ... 6 43
Martin, James 148 35
Moffit, T J 9 60
Nichols H D 48 03
Nichols R.J 74
Porter Geo M 28 75
Porter Wm. G. 243 28
Rickard Cosper I52 85
Reeves T. B 27 i7
Reese Wm N 26 33
Rickard Andrew 25 68
Richardson A C 78 72
Reese George 1 04
Ruble Joseph 1 50
Tally, Wm 17 75
Tozier, FA 16 24
Starr, W. T. 144 go
Smith, Damon 32 00
Shultz, George " 52 82
Shannon, Milton 56 56
Starr, L M 6 35
Starr, C B 47 44
Shipley, Robert 56 74
Saunders, Eliza 56 82
Starr, P M 9 47
Siarr, E C Estate of 14 53
Starr, ML 6 32
Starr, C W 20 77
Solomon, Louis 40 00
Smith, Elizabeth 5 r2
Starr, Miles T n 87
Starr, Ferguson it Co 51 20
Starr, E A...... 35 49
Schooling, J P 1 60
Scranton, SB 56 00
Slagle, J D 11 28
Ulrey, J S heirs of... 44 80
Waggoner, T P 35 09
Wooley, C A..... 8 96
Wilcockson, AK 12 22
Wigle, J L 4o 98
Washburn, C W 92 54
Wilcockson, Mrs. Melvina.... 30 36
Wiihelm, Adam 47 5 2
Woodcock, W C 53 86
Waggener, G A 74 2i
Wooley, J S 4 06
Webber, T H 2 85
Welsher, Mrs C A 10 02
Waltz, M G 10 33
Zerolf, Casper , 39 97
Total $4737 46
BILE 2ANT!KB3CF3 AND SORE THROATS.
Sore throats vanish when encir
cled in a silken kerchief. This i9 es
tablished beyond perad venture.
The grandmothers knew all about
this a hundred years ago. They
believed, too that silk would cure all
other diseases, snd some of them
1 bought it would heal a broken leg
if only taken in time. We do not
go so far, as that, but we know that
silk will absorb and Btore electricity
as a Ley den jar. ltt'forms an essen
tial curtain for tha electricity cylin
der and, rubbed with quicksilvef has
a mysterious power that imparts
force to its retention. The curative
force of silk is due to its electricity,
and the medical faculty recommend
d silken hose and shins for a thou
and diseases. As we are not pro
fessional we only take silk by the
throat, and we know its wonderful
power. We will give a sure receipt
When you have the throat trouble,
give a nice clean eilk handkerchief
to your sweetheart, with a request to
lie it around your neck. If you are
not choked by tender hands, we have
made a mistake. Th? more expen
sive the kerchief the surer the cure,
because your pet takes so long to
examine the quality aud get it just
right so it won't hurt. Try it and
go home cured. We expect the silk
handkerchief's will advance in price
when this matter is understood.
MEIT ASn W0? AT EOMZ
The husband goes away from home
in tne morning, not returning until
evening, savs an exchange. I take
an average case. All day long he is
more or less worried by business,
it is he who is to supply the wood
that the pot may boil. When he
reaches home toward nightfall, it is a
haven of rest he seaks. If he is met
by confusion, a delay at dinner, and
at last sits down to a dinner hastily,
carelessly, and badly prepared, the
sable slovenly arranged, half the
things wanted not there, necessita
ting the sounding of the servant
from the other room for this, that
and the other, he would need the
temper ot an angol to hear it all pa
tiently. The wife left at home, has
annoying demands made upon lur.
Servants stupid, disobedient and
impertinent, and what she orders
done is as often neglected as attend
ed to. She has her own affairs, that
mav not and should not be set aside.
But with all this, I insist that the
most important duty tar more im
portant than that the dressmaket
hired by the day, does not lag over
her work, that the girls set through
with the washing, or that ';that oth
er room is 'house-cleaned'
the dinner bell rings at the stroke
of the o'clock. The husband should
be no more annoyed with the little
worries of the household than he
should fill up the evenings in the fam
ily circle by retailing in detail all the
pests of his business that, all com
bined, have sent him home with his
head in a whirl. Around 'the table
the family thould gather in their
very best spirits. A dinner behind
tim plays the old boy wifh a good
nature, aud the man of the house is
not the only one that is "mad."
The wife is in ill humor, for she
knows in her heart that she is to
blame. Over every one is a petulent
gloom. There are disagreeable
things that must bo said, but the
dinner table i not the place to say
them. I tell you, friends, the behind
time dinner I13S much to answer for
and I view with real alrm these ex
cuses of women for women who throw
their husband's dinner on the table
any how and at any times. It is all
very well to be satirical and to say
that woman has higher ambition
than to boil potatoes and peel onions,
but you are sapping the toundation
of home jut the same. The accom
plished woman who sees to her hus
band's dinner loses not a jot of grace
TWO WAY3 OF LOOSING
Two bovs went to hunt grapes.
One was happy because they found
grapes. the other was unhappy
because the grapes had seeds in
Two men being convalescent
were asked how they were. One
said, "I am belter to-day." The oth
er said, 1 was worse yesicrnay.
When it rains one roan says, "This
will make mud." Another, "This
will lav the dust "
Two children looking through
colored glasses; one said, "The wotM
is blue " and the other said, "It is
Two boys eating their dinner.
Ona said, "I would rather have
something other than this." The
other said, "This is better than noth
A servant thinks a man's hon3e is
principally kitchen; a guest, that it is
"I am sorry that I live," ( ays one
man, "I am sorry that I must die,"
"I am glad," says one, "that' it is
no worse." "I am sorry," says an
other, "that it is no better."
One man spoils a good repast by
thinking of a better repast of anoth
er. Another one enjoys a poor re
past by contrasting it with none at
One man is thankful for his bless-
ings. Another ib ww"
rno man thinks he is entitled to a
better world and is dissatisfied be-
he hasn't cot it. Another
thinks he is not justly entitled to any
and is satisfied with this.
Ono man makes tip his accounts
tor Lis wants. Another lrom his
asseis. Kevo Haven Ecgister.
Real Estate AgencyJ
CORVALLIS, BENTON CO., OREGON
Baal Estate Ageute, will buy, sail, or
lease farms or farm property ou
Having made arrangement for co- 9ysfn
tion with agents in Portland, ami bea4 ful
ly acquainted with real property in Benton
coBB'ty, we feel assured of giving entire sati
sfaction to all who may fayor us with their
ipatronage. G. A. WGOeirt,
T. J. BmroitD,
The Gazette Job Prate Office?
la PRHPARD TO DO ALL EIMD OF WOr.t HEATLT.
TfiE BAD B07 ACAIN.
WTell, you are the meanest boy I
ever heard of, said the grooerymaiw
But what about your pa's dancing m
clog dance in church Sunday? The
minister's hind girl was in her
after some cod fish yesterday morn
ing, and said the minister said youf
pa had se.andaliz-.'d the church thar
worst way. Oh, he did'ut dance in
ehurc. He was a little excited
that's all. You see, pa chews tobac-1
eo, and it's pretty hard ou him to
sit all throngh the sermon without
taking a chew and he gets nervous.
He always reaches around in his pis-'
tol pocket when they stand up to
sing the last time, and feels in b
tobacco box aud gets oat a chew,
aud puts it in his month when the
minister pronounces the benediction
He a! ways does that. Well, my
chum had a present on Christmas of
a music box; just about as-big as pa'
tobacco box, and all you have to dor
is to touch a spring and it plays,
"She's a Daisy, She's a Dumpling.''
I borrowed it and put it in pa's pis-
tol pocket where he keeps his tobacco
box, and when the thoir got most
through Binging pa readied his hand
in his pocket and began to fumble
around for a chew. lie touched the
sprirg, and just as everybody bowed
ther heads to receive the benediction
and it was so still you could hear a
gum drop; the music box began to
play, and in the stillness it sounded
as loud as a church organ. Well X
thought ma would sink. The min
ister heard it and he looked toward
pa, and everybody looked at pa, too,
and pa turned red, and the musics
box kept up "She's a daisy," and the
minister looked mad and said 'Ames;'
and people began to put on theif
coats, and the minister told the da
con to hunt up the source ol that
worldly music, and they took pa in
to tho room back of the pulpit and
searched him; and ma says pa will
have to be churched. They kept
the music box, aud I have got to
carry in coal to get money enough io
buy my chum a new music-box.
TOO MUCH SXSAXIHa.
A New Yorker who spent several
days in the Black hills country last
fall met with some rare chances a
soon as he left Denver. The firs
party took him aside and began:
"Say, stranger, are you looking
after a mine?"
"Do you want the biggest spams
in the West?"
"I might take it.".
"Then you lay down. A sick man
over here has dreamed three limes
running of finding the richest silvef
mme-ifl the world, and I'll get all lh
directions as to how to find it fof
$500 cash down." t
The offer was not accepted, and
within a tew hours a second party
had a "nnJ" on hand that his broth
had dreamed out. The third man
wanted to sell his fathers dream for
$200, and the fourth had a dream or
his own to sell for spot cash. When
the fifth one began negotiations th
New Yorker cut him short with:
"Say. don't do it; you are the fifth
man who has tried the dream busi
ness on me this week. Don't yo
do anything but dream out here?"
"Well, there's a good deal of
dreaming around this locality,'
placidly answered .he man "in faet
too much of it. If some of the boys
don't quit the businers I reckon I'll
have to go back to salting np mine
and stlling out to Chinamen."
"I have made one human being
happy to-day," said Fred Flank
to Bob Belt, an Austin lawyer.
"Did you send a barrel of flour td
a poor widow?" a.ked Bob.
"No; my means do not allow m
to be so extravagant, but I told aa
applicant of a position in the legisla
ture, that I knew he was going to g
"Well, that was one of those little
courtesies that casts a ray of sunshine
into the troubled life of a fellow-traw
eler in this vale of tears, and which)
does not cost anything."
"The mischief it didn't cost any-
thin"! I borrowed two dollars front
him on the strength of it." 'i
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