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Fresh candy and taffy daily at Bain's.
California takes forty-two fruit prizes at
tbe New Orleans Exposition.
Southern Methodists expect to build a
$3000 church at Pendleton this summer.
The farmers of the Waldo hills are nearly
through sowing grain, of which they have
in large crops. Farts of the grain is already
An insane man, called "Wild Bill," was
captured in the mountains beyond Weston
last week, and token to the Walla Walla
hospital for treatment.
A new town, to be named Lexington, has
been staked oat nine miles below Heppner.
Alternate lots are offered for $25, or free to
any one who will build thereon.
Speaking of the winter wheat crop, the
Chicago Inter-Ocean says it looks scorched
and withered iu nearly all the Western
States. In Oregon and Washington it
never looked more promisirg for a good
The Legislature of Dakota passed a bill
granting to women the right to vote, but it
did not give them the right to hold office,
and had some objectionable features besides.
The governor vetoed the bill, and it will
not become a law.
Many immigrants are arriving in Portland
daily, and to say that they are delighted
with the country only half expresses their
joy at reaching a laud of sunshine and ver
dure after getting away from the frozen
East. Their reports to friends will increase
Eastern people have become very much
airitatecl over the demoralizing effects of
roller skating rinks, and recently a bill has
been introduced in the New York Lcgisia
tnre to prohibit the admission of girls under
sixteen to rinks after eight o'clock in the
evening;, unless accompanied by their
Chinamen don't let a load of wood get
cold in the streets of Portland. They
wat ;h it in squads and companies from the
time the granger crosses the city boundary
till it is unloaded, then they pounce upon
the purchases like a pack of hungry wolves
to get the job of cutting it. A poor white
man stands no chance in an uneven ;ontest
over a wood pile.
The deputy assessors of Pierce county,
Washington Territory, have just completed
their labors of taking the census, and the
total is approximately stated by Assessor
Macready at nearly 11,000 souls. The city
population will reach nearly or quito 7000,
showing a namUouie increase in the last
two years. The Chinese in Tacoma number
The present indications are that the
stagnation in business which prevailed so
long is about t ;n end and a new era of
prosperity is dawning. Pittsburg and other
great manufacturing centers report a
brighter outlook, and a general move on the
part of manufacturers in the direction of
active operation. All lines of trade and in
dustry seem t be bright?ning up and a
Hopeful feeling prevails where all was gloom
and despondency a short time ago.
A gentleman residing in Linn county hai
just returned from east of the Cascades by
the Lebanon route, and reports the hills and
valleys of Wasco and Crook counties ver
daut with young grass and stock of all
kinds thriving finely. There is but little
snow in the mountains for this season of
the year, and it is his opinion that a'l will
have disappeared by the first of May and
that the road will be passable for wagons.
Polk comity's share of the state tax for
this year is $19,055-85. Of this $3,000 has
been paid, together with 2,000 which re
mained unpaid from last year. leaving a
Hops were sold last week at Eugene for
1 1 cents per pound.
Take a look at those fine noby hats at
E. Rosenthal's and you are sure to bny one.
California capitalists are now seeking in
vestments in the valley and timber lands of
Oregon and Washington.
The Graut's Pass Argus has been doubled
in size and otherwise improved. It is now
an eight page paper, two columns to the
A large Columbia river salmon will be
shipped this week to Queen Victojia, and it
is expected to go through from Portland to
London in fourteen days.
One pear tree in Columbia county, Ore
gon, produced 100 bushels of pears last year
and promises to do as well this vear. The
world can't beat this record.
The construction department f the Ore
on Railway and Navigation Company, has
b en discontinued, the company having fin
ished about all the liues it intends to build
for the present.
The assessment roll of Recorder Henton
shows the taxable property of the city of
balance of over $16,000 yet to be paid into
the state treasury from this county. The
county school tax for the year amounts to
512,877,84, which has been apportioned
among tbe various school districts. As the
full amount of the school tax has not yet
been collected, county Treas. Miller is pay
ing only a sufficient amount to keep the
schools running, on the warrants presented.
We are informed, says the Albany Her
ald-Disseminator, that the stock. holders in
the Linn county fair grounds propose to sell
out the grounds to the county for use as a
poor farm. The larger share, if not all the
stock holders, will donate their stock, so
that tbe price to be paid will not be large,
and the investment a good one for the
connty. If such an arrangement could be
made it certainly would be.lietter than let
ting the grounds go to ruin as they are now
going. The county heads a place of thi
kind and it wonld be economy to procure it.
Mr. L. Westacott, who cultivates ten
acres of hops, a short distance southeast of
Salem, sold his last year's crop, consisting
of 12,000 pounds iu bales, a few days ago,
for 15 cents per pound. Eighteen hundred
dollars for one year's yield from ten acres
of land is pretty good. Hop ra'sers are
now very busy throughout the valley. The
forwardness of the spring has caused the
young vines to spring up much earlier than
is usnal, hence- the haste to put hop ground
in order to pole the vines. Statesman.
In an article on the mines of Santiam, the
Salem Statesman says: "Parties interested
in the development of the quartz mines on
the Santiam are making preparations to do
extensive work in that auriferous region
during the coming summer. The prospect
ing which was done in years past amounted
to comparatively nothing. Fine specimens
of gold-bearing quartz were found, but after
exhausting their limited capita, the pro
prietors subsided, and the mines are practi
cally undeveloped. Had the specimens
taken i.-oni the Santiam mines been taken
from anywhere in Nevada or California,
millions of dollars would have been expend
ed to develop the ledge. It is, therefore,
evident that there is something in locality
as well as in a name."
Albany to be $1,068,140, from which will
be deducted an indebtedness of $65,651 as
allowed by one of the provisioos of the new
The Oregon on ber last trip, took 200 tors
of old railroad iron, aod the State of Cal
ifornia sailing Tuesday, takes 150 tons of
the same. It is consigned to the San Fran
cisco rolling mills, where it will be worked
over. The material came from the O. ft C.
yard on the east side, which has recently
been repaired and relaid with steel rails.
The Dayton woolen mills burned at 9:30
o'clock Friday morning, caused by spon
taneous combustion in the cariing room.
The loss is $30,000 with $20,000 insurance.
All the patterns and designs are destroyed.
Some uninsured stock in the warehouse was
saved. The mills will be rebuilt. The
mills were owned by Fouts & Co., formerly
of Oregon City.
It seems that we are soon to know
whether the "man in the moon" is or is Hot
a myth. The successful casting of the
lenses for the great Lick telescope has finally
been accomplished, ami they only need
polishing now to be ready for use. Ia look
ing through this telescope, says a San
I' rancisco paper, it is reckoned that the
moon will be brought within thirty miles
of the earth, and that discoveries will be
made on that plauet to solve problems that
have heretofore been held to be unsolvable.
One of the contestants in the recent
roller-skating nice in New York has died
from the effects of physical and mental ex
haustion, brought ou by the strain, auother
has developed a sickening malady through
poisoning, anu nearly all the contestants
who remained on the track till the finish
are more or less wrecked. Such exhibitions
are little less cntel tlinn those which de
lighted the Romans in the amphitheater,
ana it is not a good sign that they are so
Very few residents of Albany, says a cor
respondent to the Orejouian, even are aware
of the fact that during the past two months
negotiations have been pending between
number of business men here and an eastern
capitalist for the erection of a woolen mill
at this place. This is the fuct, however.
and the business has formed so definite a
shape that there remains ne doubt that it
will be built. Less than a $50,000 guar
antee from this city will insure its being
built the coining summer. The remainder
of the money will be furnished as stated,
by an eastern capitalist. The mill, as pro
posed, will be furnished with the latest im
proved machinery and will employ about
125 hands. A public meeting will be called
next week to consider the matter.
Matters are progressing encouragingly at
the new site of the United States Indi.-.n
training school just north of Salem, under
the personal supervision of Colonel McCon-
ville. The railroad company have built a
switch leading from the main . track to the
temporary quarters, which are not in view
from rhe O. & C. R. R. track. The new
buildings, h lwever. plans for which have
been already selected and forwarded to
r headquarters at Washington, D. C, foi
approval, will be erected ou a piece of rising
ground bnt a short distance from the track,
and will be of a first class of architecture
that will be at once pleasing and attractive.
Crops are being put in and proposals for
construction of buildings will soon be adver
tised for. The coming season promises to
be a busy one in that immediate locality.
EDITED BY THE W. C. T. 0.
Try It and See
We are told that if we have a local option
law, or if we have a prohibitory law, we
cannot make men moral or sober by such
acts of the legislature) Can't we though?
But you make men drunken solely by legal
statute. If ycu do not believe this, try to
make men drunk without availing yourself
of the legal means. Set u p your shop, -stock
it with liquors and sell to a single man or
boy and what happens? The country
pounces down upon you, and quickly says
to you, "What business have you to make
people drunk? I'll put you in prison." And
away you go. So that if you want to make
people drunk you must do just what the
law prescribed, you must get a license, you
must sell to such and such persons. Get
this authority and you may go ahead mak
ing drunkards; fail to get this and you shall
make no drunkards, so it is our drunkards,
are made by act of legislature. Now if
legislature can devise a plan for making
drunkards, it can equally as easily, as well,
and infinitely more honorably, refuse to
enact machinery for making drunkards, and
if it now assumes the power to keen the
monopoly of drunkard making in its own
hands, it can with eual right refuse to ex
ercise or allow any one else to exercise it.
The Way he "Stands" them Off.
The other day half a dozen good and true
democrats from a western state, says the
Washington correspondent of the Philadel
phia Times went to the White house to see
the president about certain offices they had
come for. There was perfect agreement
among themselves, and all they wanted was
to have Mr. Cleveland to agree with them.
Of his doing so they had little doubt when
he bad heard them state their case. They
were admitted and a hearty handshaking
followed. Then the spokesman of the party
spoke up: "You see." said he, "We're all
democrats, hard workers for the party, and
have concluded that these offices would be
about the fair thing. We're all agreed
about the business and would like to have
it done up right soon." Mr. Cleveland
listened attentively as thej all spoke
around. When" thev had done he spoke:
Are the men iu office not of good charac
ter?" They all said thev were, and added:
But they are republicans and we're demo
crats. W e think turn-about would be the
fair thing. " "Are you prepared to charge
them with anything wrong in office? Do
they administer the offices satisfactorily?
They said they had nothing to charge
against them, mly they we:e republicans.
You see, " said one, perceiving where the
thing was drifting, "we all workel hard for
ine pjirty last tall, and our district gave a
larger majority than ever. We thought the
offices would go with the election, and so
we've come for them." "When will the
terms of the incumbents expire?" asked the
president. They all spoke np: "Two
years. 1 wo years, repeated the presi-
'ent musiugly, immediately adding:
ome and see me then !" Another Darty
ot office seekers appeared at the White house
and stated their case in about the same way
as the other. They were democrats and
hail agreed ?mong themselves who should
have certain offices, the terms of the incum
bent'! of which would not expire for some
time. Mr. Cleveland heard them through
and then said: "I don't see anything be
tween you and the offices except the law
and my piomise to see it executed!" Tc
another company on a similar errand he
said: "There is a law bearing on the ques
tion, and I have had something to say my
self about removals and appointments,
which you will find in my letter to Mr.
Curtis. Neither seems to have received
your attention, and I will be glad to send
you copies of both. " To a democrat who
was importunate in his demand for a certain
office now held by a republican widuly
known for ability and truthfulness, the
president after listening for the third time
to the story, said: "Yon just bring me the
charges on which the incumbent can justly
be removed and I will take up the question.
You must show that he is dishonest, in
capable, or in some other way unfaithful.
Till that is done I will do nothing."
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THE MUTUAL SELF-ENDOWMENT
ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA,
Grand Central Office, Fort Worth, Texas.
SAM CUNDIFF, President.
B. W. BROWN, Vice-President.
E. M. MACY. Secretary
A. W. MORRISON, Treas.
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WOODCOCK & BALDWIN S
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IS PREPARED TO DO
FINE B38K ANEFAKCY JOB PRINTING
In the iateU stvles snd at niic.s hut little mm
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Three Year Old Ttecord 2:41.
Altamont (2:27), and Belle Price.
Will he kept the season of 1885 on the
farm of J. W. McKniitht, at Lowson Station
on the narrow gauge railroad. Linn Co., Or.
Will be allowed to serve a limited number
of mares at l?50, pay able when the mare it
removed from the farm, with the privilege
of returning barren maras in 18SG free ol
Was started in all the principal three j-earold races'
in Oregon in lb84, winning throe out of four, and
nudging a record-of 2;4l, which stands at tbe head of
all three ear old records on the North Pacific Coast,
and trottinsr a fifth heat iu the remarkable time 01
2:44, the last half in 1:17, a 2:34 gait.
Hi breeding will suit the most fastidious. For
particulars and extanded pedigree address
AND PLUMBIN C A SPECIALTY.
floRVALLis,) - Qregon
GOATS FOR SALE!
Four Hundred head of fine
for sale at the residence of the Undersigned
seven miles north of Corvallis, Oregon.
A Good Business Location,
With a number one Store House
24x70 ft., with house attached
suitable for a small family.
Situated in the center of the
City of Philomath.
And a good shipping point
ON THE O. P. E. K.
For farther ptrticulars enquire ol N. W.
ALLEN, f'hi omith Oreg .n.
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PACIFIC COAST DEPARTMENT.
No. 7 Powell St. Corner Market. San Francisco
HON. SAMUEL G. HILBORN, President,
n. n. n ijuuj, secretary,
PKOF W, K. TAYLOR, M. D., Mediesl Direct
A. W. KELSEY, of Sacramento, Vice-President.
j .v i.i mi., .superintendent,
r, PACIFIC BANK, Treasurer.
CAPT. J. N. LEONARD, State Supt., Portland, Or.
. ... The object of this Association is to provide endowmens for living; members s well as benefits for
families ot deceased members, at the least cost consistent with pet feet security, by issuiur endowment as
weft as death benfit certificates. " '""'"I wmsi as
lrt,e pn en;,bra!;es two forms, lite and death . ( )ne pays at the death of a member, and the ether s
in five equul installments durine life. The association is operated on the mutual plan It has no stack
no leri to absorb ,ts earnings, and no trustees anion;; whom to oivide its surplus
' ivwi.iij.Lion uow etninunis 10 neanv 14.W0 with a iteadr iaen
each month Thi-'i.- .i-a,, ,iu-i i ,i... anvnAiu . . 5. . . .""r
, sw isM. 4.iiw,"Uo.j in ueneuis 10 me legatees 01 deceased mi
hers, and ou maturing coupons. Is loanintf from fittea to twntv thousand per month to linnr taeiahan
-REVIEW SINCE ORGANIZATION.-
Receipts since organization,
Disbursements since organization,
Balance on hand.
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Agents Wanted in every county of the Pacific Coast.
Johnson, lieaidtnt Agent, - Corrsllis, Oregon.
City Stables iDaily Stage Line
FE0M ALBANY TO C0RVALLJS?.
THOS. EGLIN, - -' rora-ietor.
Having secured the contract to carry isg tc
On the Corner West of the Engine House
CORVALLIS, - - OREGON.
HAVING COMPLETED MY
new and oommoJious BABX,
I am better (ban ever ore oared to
BEST CF TEAKS BJ3SIES, CARRIAGES
SADDLE HORSES TO HIRE.
At Reasonable Rates.
AST Particular attention given to Boarding Horse
ilorties Sonirht and Sold or Exchanged.
'LEASE GIVE ME A CALL
United States Mall
Corvallis to .Albany
For the ensuing lonr years will leave Canaille
morning at 8 o'clock, arriving in Albaaj tseat
o'clock, nd will start horn Albaay at 1 e'cleck ia a
jffrBOO,, returning to Cereallis' akeat 1 a'elt
This line will be orepared with rood tesH aad sr
ul drirers and nice comfortable and
EASY RIDING VEHICLES
For the accommodation of the
Wheat and other Grain Stored on the best of Terms by
COR VAL LIS
SACKS PURNIStlED-TO PATRONS).
do well to call on me before making arrangements elsewhtr
THE BENTON COUNT?
REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION
Office: CoiTallis. OrecOn.
' M. S. WOODCOCK, Manager.
HTT-T TQ ASSOCIATION will buy ard sell ali classes of Real Estate en rea sonable terms and wMthes
X J lllJ ousrhly advertise by describing each Diece of Dronertv nf.ru.tltsi itrA. ui. ....
iug pieces of property will be sold on extraordinarily reasonable terms:
wateagSpwlnfsUen about 50 ia .-tttrsti..
in con'neftion ith the ,ni!l PowJZMto'1'SSSlt i 'i?'"
all f the year, situated handy to market and mWmlSStiSZ'GS
about 7 miles of Corvallis with an excellent .rood S housc nd brn-. . 1 ajolnlnr aa uux-
iuou.i.oaiiu roin it. Terms easy.
FARM -Farm all under fence only ;j miles from
Corvallis of 160 acres, 80 acres now in cultivation, the
Daianceoiit can De cultivated; about 20 of it now
naustiDle ou range, making one of tbe beet sleek
ranges in Benton county, bitaated about la ail
South west of Corvallis. Priee $1000.
FARM A farm of TSB acres of land .;tn.t.4 X
Wieatwitha fair house good barn and rranerv. ""S" TF5J? J """V; "r- '
w.ll be sold at a bargain. Term. easy. " 355-"! 4T fiiSS
FARM -Farm of 478 acres for less than J1S pci houses 1 tood orchards and two good welle with
acre, being one of the cheapest and best farms in 'Pumps- Terms: S30 per acre, half eash dewa and
llcntoi. county, situated 4 miles west of Monroe i of; balance payable in one and two years, secured by
a mile from a gopd school, in one of the best neigh- mortgage upon the farm.
bodtooda in tho state with church piivileges nandv. T . - -
About 130 acres in cultivation, .nd over 400 can 6 i T,WJ unimproved lots in Corrallii. 0. of
cnWvtaed. .Ul under fence, with good two stor k, st bulldl"P P1"" " e fer aala aaa-
fiame house, large bam and orchard; has running
water the vear around, and is well suited ter stock ALSO Four unimproved lota except teae
and dair.y purposes. This i3 one of the cheapest farms ed in Corvallis, Or. The choioest building ulaee ia
in the W lllamotte Vall.ey Terms oasy. - ! the city for sale reasonable
Druggist and Apothcary,
MS, OIIS, VARNISHES,
AND DEALER IN-
lm film PUTTY TMlCfilf
' uiiiDiibUi vimnu II. Ill, lUUDDILI,
SHOULDEE BBACES. TOILET ARTICLES AC.
A IttJI line ol B oks, Statione-; and Wall Paper. Orr drags are freali aa
well selected. Paescriptions compounded at all horirr. ll-27yl
FOR ANY KIND OF
Frcm a Calling- Card to a Full
The Corvallis Gazette Office
HAS NO SUPERIORS
In Quality and Prices.
?ead for prices and estimates-
In the County Court of the state of Oregen for
Benton county Probate business.
In the matter of the estate
Roswell C. Brijrgs deceased.
To Owen Briprgs, IJaniel Briggi.Edward Rrigcs,
Ansell C. Brigjrs and all other unknown, if any inch
therebe, heirs of said tic ceased.
You and each of you are hereby cited and required
to be and appear iu the above i anted Court in the
above entitled matter, in the County Court room at
the court house in the town of Corvallis, Benton
county, state of Oregon, or- Monday the 6th day ot
April 1885, at the hour of ten o'clock am., of said
i day the same being at ay of tho regular April term
! 1885 cf said court to snow cause, if any exist, why an
! order should not be made authorizing Ansel! C.
I Briggs the ada inistrator of said estate to sell the
real property that belongs to said estate and described
as follows to wit: The west half of tbe oartbwtst
quarter and the west half of the southwest quartet
of section twenty four (24) Township eleven (11)
south of range eight (8) west, Willamette meridian
in Benton county, state of Oregon, and containing
one hundred and sixty (160) acres of laud. To pay
funeral charges, expe ises of administration and
claims against said estate as prayed for in the peti
tion of said administrator and apw on ale in said
By order of Hon. J. R. Bryson Judge of said court
m uie at th ; regular March term ISgfi of said court
to-wit: On the 2nd day of March ISSo and duly en
tered in the Journals of said court.
Witness my hand and the seal cf said court this
4th dayjof March 1885.
. I.UL1 B.W. WILaVOK, Clerk.