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Wis Weekly Gazette,
FdDAY MORNING, APP.IL 10, 1885.
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"Ten Nights in a Bar Room. "
At the City Hall last Wednesday night
there was quite a large audience to witness
the "Ten Nights in a Bar-room" played by
amateur performers from Philomath, who
came here for the special purpose of per
forming this play. Ihe characters were
quite well represented for amateur per
formers. A large portion of the audience
would have been pleased to hare listened
more attentively to the performance had
they not been prevented from doing so by
the misbehaved and unruly hood'.ums who
are ever present on such occasions to pre
rent others from enjoying a quiet respecta
ble entertainment. This hoodlum element
ranges from small boys up to some wbo
mvhl to consider themselves large enough
and old enough to be men instead of mis
behaved snobs wbo seem not to respect the
rights, pleasures or comforts of anything
else except discord, confusion, disobedience
and disrespect to all law and order of every
kind. Many parents, who on such occa
sious are quietly at home by their family
fireside expecting their boys are following
the ways of decency and respectability, lit
tie think that their boys are. at some public
gatheiing disturbing everybody else and
acting the part of a most degraded hoodlum,
and thus taking the first steps onward to
ward the gallows or to a felon's cell. Boys
who are permitted to run loose and respect
not the pood advice of their parents or the
respectability and order of society have no
respect for their parents, or other peoplejand
if not checked will grow up with disrespect
and disobedience of the laws f ths country
in which they live, and from this class of
hoodlums is where springs our cut throats,
road agents, penitentiary convicts and all
of the low and debased order of criminals.
Parents would be surprised if tbey could ap
Ice cream at Bain's.
Nobby Hats at cost at Whitney's closing
Yaquina oysters, fresh from the beds, at
Boys clothing at coat at Whitneys closing
Andy Keesee went to Portland yesterday
All goods,' at cost at Whitney's closing
Mavor Jacobs and wife went to Portland
Corsets, Kid gloves and parasols, at cost
at Whitney's closing out sale
John Grove, sheriff of Polk county, was
in Corvallis Tuesday night.
Men's furnishing goods at cost at Whit
ney's closing out saje.
Miss Franc Ryecraft left for her home ik
the Alsea Valley lest week.
Sewing Machines, Organs, and pocket
cutlery cheaper than over at ..Will Bros.
Henry Graves and McElwain, of Albany
spent a few hours in Corvallis last Sunday.
The much talked of steamer "Albauy '
made her first trip to this place last Sun
Leo Gerhard and wife, and Grant Osburn,
of Eugene City were ia Corvallis last Sun
The Harden "Star" Hand Grenade fire
extinguishers are for sale at Woodcock ft
Fur a choice steak or roast, go to C. D.
Rayburn's market, where you are sure to
get what you call for,
The open temperance meeting at Pitman's
hall last Monday evening was addressed by
Rev. T. .T. Wilson, of Halsey
Baware of fever and agve this coming sun- -
mr, by the use of a few bottles of Oregon
Blood Purifier, this spring.
Easter services at the Presbyterian church
last Sunday was well attended. The child
ren's exercises were well rendered.
Large shipments of cattle and horses to
Chicago and other cities are being made
from Eastern Oregon and Washington.
Frank Irvine, the obliging depot aent
went to Portland Tuesday morning to inter
view an oculist, for an ailment of the eye.
Wm. A. Peak, the merchant at Collins,
passed through Corvallis kst week en route
for Portland, where goes for a stock of new
S. L. Henderson desires his chairs re
turned. The party who carried thein away
from the sidewalk in frout of his place of
business is known and had best return
them without delay.
Uharlej AlcK.ee came in from the 15;.y
last week where he is engaged in the store
of Jacobs & Neugass. After visiting bis
many friends in this city he returned the
first of the week.
The President's handwriting is said to be
very indistinct and hard to decipher; but
the worst difficulty about it appears to be
to furnish specimens of it in the way of
signatures to commissions.
The "Pilgrim" printer, Hazlett, called ai
this office last Monday mo.ning, but failed
to get "25 cents with which to buy crack
ers." When last heard of he was en route
for the Bay, having a tie pass.
Immigrants continue to ride from the
Winter r-f the Eastern States into the Spring
of the Pacific Coast, via the overland rail
roads. They are no less surprised than
delighted on their arrival.
N. F. Hooper, of Independence, was in
the city last week interviewing Snpt, E. A.
.M ilner. Alter procuring the necessary
Fresh oysters, all styles, at Bain's.
Fresh candy and taffy daily at Bain's.
Read the announcements for city offices
in this issue.
For choice hams, can of lard, or groceries.
go to S. L Kline's.
Al. Houck, of Monroe, spent Sunday in
Corvallis with friends.
Miss Fannie Seiteubach, of Albany, is
v'siting her friends in this city.
Will Bros, are again the lead with a large
variety of fishing tackle.
The Garland stove still lead, call and see
them at Woodcock & Baldwin's.
Kid shoes for ladies, Misses and kids, at
cost at Whitney's closing out sale.
Jos. Graham, of Toledo, was in the city
a few days the first of the week.
Mead Cosper is now a "Knight of the
yard-stick" at Nolan's One Price Cash store.
A Good Spring Tooth Buckeye Broadcast
Seeder for sale cheap at Woodcock & Bald-
MoKRofi, April 5th, 1885.
Again the tolling bull proclaims another
spirit treads the pathway to the silent dead.
Mrs. Mary Coyle, aged 83 years, died Fri
day morning, April 3rd.
We deem it a matter worthy of note, for
this latitude, to Bee the timber all leaved
out in full the last week of March Such
an early spring would be a phenomena even
six hundred miles south of us.
Wilhelm & Looney have just moved into
their new building where they are putting
up a large stock of goods for the spring
We infer that times are growing per
ceptibly better, there having been au extra
busy day for trade in Monroe on Saturday.
Farmers ars beginniug to murmur a very
little for want of rain, but still grain looks
fine and is growing as well as could be
Parties wishing to get lumber from the
Alsea mill will find the road in good condi
pear in a dark corner of public gatherings
where thsir hoodlum sons could not see j he ieft for Klllgll Valley where he
Liiein ana witness cue antics ana aistur- I
banees displayed by the young hopeful as he
makes as much disturbance as forty mad-
DOING BUSINESS TO STAY.
I desire to call the attention of the citi
zens of Corvallis and surrounding country
to the fact that I have the largest and best
assorted stock of clothing, dry goods, boots
and shoes, hats and caps, furnishiug goods,
trunks and valises, crockery and groceries,
and in fact all such goods as are usually
kept in eonntry stares, that is to be found
in Corvallis. That I am selling them at
prices to suit the times. I am not selling
out at cost, nor have I any bankrupt stock;
but will sell new goods lower than ever
before offered in this market. Call and
convince yourself before buying elsewhere.
S. L. Kline,
-Successor to L. G. Kline ft Co.
Corvallis, Or., April 9th, 1885.
"ATTENTION DEMOCRATS! '
! Horrtiii tcai-himr Ri'hsifi! taftt'. f iiil a r nint n.
All debts for job work and advertising
done by this house are due promptly as
soon as the work is done. Patrons will con
fer a favor by paying up as often as once
each month. A cash business is most de
sired. One hundred and eighty-five teachers
were enrolled at the institute last week in
Lafayette. This is the largest number of
teachers attending any district institute in
the State. The leading teachers from all
parts of the district were present.
On March 30th a surprise party was had
at the residence of M r. and Mrs. Jones, of
Philomath. A few of their many friends
gathered in ths evening at their new home
which Mr. Jones had been building and
supplied them with many new articles
suitable for their new home.
la the Benton Leader of the 9th inst.,
there is a call for a meeting at ths Court
House on the 20th inst., for the purpose of
nominating a democratic ticket for the city
officers at the coming election. I advise
every reform democrat not to attend said
meeting as the honest citizens do not want
any corrupt politicians in city offices. Vote
for the men. G. Hokes.
Corvallis, Or., April 9th, 1885.
There will be a meeting of the Citizens of
this City on next Monday evening, April
13, at 8 o'clock, in the Court House for the
purpose of placing in nomination a Citizens
Ticket to be voted tor at the coming City
Closing out Bale.
The closing out sale at C. H. Whitney's
is attracting many buyers who are attracted
by the very low' prices actual cost for
goods. This is a genuine closing out sale
and as the stock is a well selected one and
first-class, the people should not fail to im
prove the opportunity.
Last Sunday night officer MeLagan dis
covered what would have been a first-class
file in a very short time. The tire had
caught in a small building adjoining the
barn of Mr. Albright, but jras easily ex
tinguished without any damage to property.
It is supposed mat it originated irom a
pan of ashes, in which there were live
coals, thrown in the street.
A crowd of forty-six immigrants tiled into
the office ef the Oregon Immigration Board
yesterday forenoon, and pounced on Secre
tary Carlisle for information descrip
tive of Oregon, says the Portland New.
The Sti tes of Iowa, Indiana, Michigan,
Missouri and California were well represent
ed by sturdy farmers, stockmen, dairymen,
etc. Mr. Carlisle saw the uselessness of
setting forth the advantages of the country
individually to every person, and hit upon
addressing the crowd collectively. In a
few minutes all had concluded to settle in
Oiegon. Twenty-three tickets were issued
to Southern Oregon, of which seven were
for the round trip. One-half of the people
will leave for their destination to-day.
Quite a number will remain here in the
city. When the audience dispersed, forty
six copies of "Oregon as It Is " were ready
for the postman, mailed to Eastern parties.
Miss Emma Roggers returned last Satur-
d iy from a three week's visit in the country.
James Ball, deputy sheriff at Newport,
was in the city the first of the week en
route for Portland.
Hon. W. J. Kelley, of Monroe, was in
the city Wednesday. He reports every
thing quiet in Monroe. , .
Mrs. McArthur, wife of Judge McArthnr,
was in ths city the first of the week, the
guest of Mrs. Alex. Samuels.
Miss Tina Monteith returned to Albany
yesterday moraine, after au extended visit
in this city with friends.
Harry Noel left for Albany Wednesday,
where he goes to remain. Thus the Corval
lis Cornet Band loses a valued member.
Simon' Seitenbach and Thomas Monteith,
of Albany, passed through Corvallis Wed
nesday en route for the Bay.
Marshal Pygall went to Portland this
week with one. Foster from Toledo, charged
with giving liquor to Indians.
J. R. Baldwin is fitting up a law office
one door north of Jesse Spencer's barber
shop. Look for his announcement next
George Atwood, Dug. McL-gan and
CUas Striker left this week for Southern
Oregon, where they expect to engage in
Ihe Oorvallis water works are neanng
completion, when our city will enjoy ex
eel lent water facilities, second to none for
the size of the town in the state.
The O. P. company have made some sub
stancial improvements at their depot at this
place in the way of a platform, and other
"Billy" Campbell goes to Philomath this
week to take charge of the mechanical de
partment of the new paper to be started
there soon. Success.
Mr. A. .Samuels and wife left this week
for a few weeks sojourn in Southern Oregon.
Misses Jessie and Allie will 'visit friends in
Portland until their parents return.
Miss Amy Thomas, aged 25 years, living
at Luckiamute, Polk county, has become
insane from the death of her mother, any
was taken to the as lum at Salem last
Judge Brysen and wife, Hon. G. A. Wag
goner and wife and Roy Iiaber and wife re
turned Tuesday evening from a hunting and
fishing excursion. They report an excellent
Mr. A, Andrews, route agent for Wells
Fargo & Co. 's express, arrived in Corvallis
Wednesday evening. He will make ai
rangements for an express line between
here and Yaquina City.
Mr. O. N. Hall, of San Francisco, speciaj
agent for the Scottish Union ft National In
snrance Co., of Edinburgh, was in Corvallis
the first of the week, in the interest of this
company. He left an agency with E. Ros
enthal. Attention farmers; all who will need
Binding Wire for the McCormack or Mar.- h
wire binders for season of 1885. are request
ed to give us their order by May 1st, as no
more wire is bought than is actually order
ed. Woodcock ft Baldwin.
Mrs. A. R. Pygall will leave next Mon
day for a visit with friends and relatives at
her old home in Minnessota. Wednesday
evening of this week a number of her friends
spent the evening at her residence, when
an enjoyable time was had.
"Mont." Fickle left for Southern Oregon
yesterday. For the past year and more lie
has been "manipulating electricity" in the
O. P. office and during that time by his
faithful discharge of duty, won the confi
dence and esteem of his employers.
C. H. Allerton has been endeavoring to
bid farewell to his many friends in this city
for some time past. Yesterday morning he
was seen boarding the boat fully prepared
to take his final departure, hut for some
reason, presumably unknown, before the
boat started he changed his mind, and is
yet on our streets. The cause for this
strange conduct is unknown save to a fen
of his most intimate friends.
A gentleman who has been engaged ex
tensively for the past fourteen years in
fruit growing in Southern Illinois, has re
cently purchased 200 acres in the Willam
ette Valley, and will put it all in fruit of
various kinds. He thinks there is no better
fruit country in the world than Oregon.
Patronize your home merchants. Tbey
are the ones who are building up the town.
San Francisco and Portland men are en
gaged in building up their cities and do not
invest a dollar here. Think of this before
you give your order to these traveling men
who are abroad in the land. Our merchants
sell goods cheap and you have the advantage
ot seeing just what you are purchasing,
Maks your purchases at home every time
and yon will find it a paying investment.
Very dry plowing, and unless it rai js
shortly farmers will not put in any more
By the looks of the trees th- prospect is ; Drntraetea SI)0W
very nattering ior a large irun crop.
Will Dickson is putting in his leisure time and exteu3iveIv circulated
making road carts.
Our new merchant is down sick with
Mr. Joe Wheeler left this neighborhood
and has gone to Suver to live.
One would naturally suppose with all the
united and individual efforts which for
years have been so constantly and industri
ously put forth to advertise Oregon to the
world, th,it this st t ought, by this time,
to be pretty well known throughout the
Atlantic, southern and western state'.
But it seems, notwithstanding the conjoint
efforts of boards of trade, bureaus of infor
mation and immigration societies, whose
principal purpose has lieen to scatter broad
cast the seeds of knowledge concerning
Oregon, its climate, soil, resources, etc.,
etc., the most opaque ignorance still ap
pears to prevail in regard to the state.
A gentleman who has just returned from
an extended trip to the east and south ex
presses his great surprise and mingled re
grets at the prevailing ignorance, lie says
a Very imperfect, and, in most instances,
an incorrect impression exists about Oregon,
its soil, geographical relations, resource.
and especially its climate. A very genera':
belief prevails that Oregon is a dreadfully
cold place; that the snow falls to a great
depth, and the winters are very rigorous
I equal in duration to those of the western
j and northern states. This idea has been
greatly strengthened bv the reports of the
blockade of last winter
which were published in the eastern press
The meeting every night this week was
well attended. The preacher secured 15
converts, and 15 by subscription.
i Among eastern people Oregon appears so
i very remote, so little seems to be definitely
! known of it, that is talked of as if it were
little better, than a semi-civilized country.
! The gentleman stated the failure of the
Philomath, Or., April 6, 1885.
Eds. GAZETTE: As the Benton County
Snndav School Convention will convene
. .,- , r ;n i j.- if : forth to place Oiegon before the American
soon at this mace. 1 will relate an incident . 1
1 , c 2 u . : 1 f 4.1 1 people in her true and just light
K.iino hAv fimil.q pan he obtained tor the I ' e
legislature to elect a United States Senator
was the means of bringing this state into
more general notice, and to cause it to be
the subject of widespread public comment,
than any other means of advertising with
which he was acquainted. This admitted
condition of ignorance may seem discourag
ing to all organized efforts which are put
; labors of the State Board of
wiiTinnrt nf -ibhrifh schools and missionary
work. A citizen of this place read several j 'J J
years ago of a family who selected a hen as
legislature, and the equally efficient bureau
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miamnniru linn Ami at. the IMOSe Of the
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- . A e pal uueiiL ui line itn biiciu 1 liih; uu:iui
vA-jr khn urere Riiriirisetl at. the amount Ol r
f, 1 t .1 1 t u ..i company, must soon bear abundant and
the proceeds of the sale of the eg's and 1 . , ,
, . f . .. , j- . , gratifying fruits. Ihe Wcbtoot state can
,.h,,.lrn fmm that, hen he aeeonlin-:'lv de- s .. n
. , . . , t , , , u:-i, I not long sit in the region and shadow of
cided to select one heu from a dozen, which ! 6 .
, , . . . , t x- u XT 1. oai Kness ana ignorance unoer uie present
he uurchased from Mr. L. N. Price. .Not ' fa. . . . K.
knowing which one to choose, ha went to
the Bible for direction in the matter, ( -iee
Leviticus IX 2-4) and selected the hen
which laid the tiist egg, which was on Mar.
11, 1884 She is a silver spangled Hamburg
and her name is Beauty. At the close of
the year her account stands thus: Credit
by twelve dozen eggs at 25 cents per dozen,
S3.00; sml ime half Joz-mi chickens raised
from her eggs at 25 cents each, $1.50, mak-
i:ig 1 totai of 1. 50. Contra Debtor to con
tribution in church and Sabbath school
?jS4.00, and to Temperance work 50 cents;
total, $4.50. The owner does not charge
her for her board as she is engaged in a
good cause, and is faithfully discharging her
duty in her second year of missionary work,
although she struck for higher wages in
March when egirs were only ten cents per
Hon. J. P . Henkle, who wns up on Marys
Peak last week, reports there is no snow to
be found anywhere there now, this is indeed
quite remarkable, as the snow generally
lays on in places where a bank is drifted
until the last of July or the first August.
Next Sunday evening our Temperance
Sunday school will complete its organiza
tion the teachers will enter upon the dis
charge of their duties, to thus work for
God, Home and Native Land. This school
is under the auspices of the local W. C. T.
U., and we earnestly hope the parents of
Philomath will assist the officers and teach
ers of this Gospel temperance work, by
their cheerful presence and kindly in
A new invention called a "flame sheet
has recuntly been exhibited in Portland,
which is designed to prevent the spread of
conflagrations. It consists of au asbestos
sheet, supported by a mast set in a cast
iron bed which is on trucks, like a square
sale, and is supported by guy ropes of
asb.stos. The masts of average use will be
40 feet high. The sheets are in sections,
one lapping the other so as to entirely break
the flames where the sections join. The in
ventors claim the exclusive right of the
asbestos cloth for their improvement as well
as the masts ou trucks for the rapid trans
portation. Ths cost of 200 feet ill not ex
efforts that are bein put forth. Verily the
harvest is great aud the laborers are few.
Notice is hereby given that D. D. Faj;an
has arranged to complete the History ofs
Benton County in the same style and man
ner as commenced by A. G. Walling.
D. D. Fagan to pay all bids contracted in
the prosecution of this -.ri; from and after
March 25, 1SS5.
A. G. Wau.txg.
I). D Pagan.
Portland, Oregon, March 30, 1S85.
Tin- Laces and Eai'droideries;
Ladies our now stock of fine laces and
embroideries have arrived and are worth
your attention. J. M. Nolan.
The Board of Immigration.
The Portland oard of immigration has
just issued a circular letter in whk-h co
operative action on the part of each county
or locality is earnestly solicited. The board
is not organized, nor is the money appro
priated for the purpose of inducing immi
grants to settle in any particular locality,
but to aid alike every part of the State.
Recognizing the necessity and efficiency
of co-operative work, the board suftgets
that each county through its commissioners,
other officials, or private citizens, organize
a local immigration society, haying for its
object the issuance of printed information,
the appointment of the local agent to give
gratuitous attention to liew comers, and to
whom the secretary of tho board can send
We have just opened a full line of house
keeping goods, embracing muslins, sheet
ings, pillow muslin, lace bed spreads, tidies,
towels, napkins, white blankets, Marsells
quilts, curtain sets, etc.
J. M. Nolan.
Our new spring stock of ladies', misses'
and childreus' fine shoes have arrived,
they comprise a large and varied assortment.
J. M. Nolan.
Three lots with house and barn, situated
in the central part of town. Also a house
and lot on Main Street; one of the best bus
iness locations in the city. For particulars
enquire at Look's Boot and Shoe store, Cor
LIST OF LETTERS
Remaining unclaimed in the Postoffice at
Corvallis, Benton County, Oregon, Friday
Apr. 10th, 1885. Persons calling for same
will please say "advertised," giving date of
Cundiff, H. F. 2
Alford, P. A.,
Eckemoth, H. F.
N. R. Barber, P
Anderson, E. H.,
Brinkley, H. H.,
Becker, A. C. ,
Our new spring stock of men's, youths'
and boys' fine clothing have arrived and
embrace the latest styles.
J. M. Nolan.
When the last census was taken in the
United States there were 2,000.000 laborers,
64,000 preachers. 60,000 lawyers, 86,000
doctors, 4,800 actors, an i 12,000 journalists.
The oak trees of Jackson county are load
ed with blossoms this spring, promiaiug a
bountiful supply of mast, something that
has been scarce for two years past.
Some of the farmers of Rogue River val
ley aie experimenting in tobacco culture.
Excellent tobacco has been raised on Wag
ner creek for a number of years past.
The miners on Wagner creek still keep at
work on most of the claims, and some of
them are making low wages, but bed-rock
has not been reached yet by any of them.
Nolan marks all his goods in plain figures
at an uniform scale of low prices from which
there will be no deviation.
Members of Philomath Lodge, I. O. G. T.
reproduced the play "Ten Nights in a Bar
Room," to a large audience in this city,
Wednesday evening. The play was ren
dered about the same as when prodeced in
Philomath recently, an extended notice of
which appeared in the Gazette two weeks
Is It Not True? There can be no argu
ment as to the qualities essential to a per
fect remedy for the ills arising from a dis
ordered or iuactive condition of the Liver,
Stomach and Bowels. Everyone will admit
that it should be perfectly safe for old and
young of both sexes, at any and all times;
that it should be acceptable both to the
taste and the stomach ; that it shonld never
fail to act promptly and thoroughly yet
painlessly, and should give strength to those
organs. It is now well known that Syrup
of Figs possesses those qualities in a pre
eminent degree. Allen & Woodward are
agents for this place.
(From our Heguiar Correspondent.)
Washington, March 26th, 1885.
The new foreign Ministers have been the
chief subject of criticism and political gossip
this week at the Capitol. Some of the ap
pointments were received with surprise,
most of them wi :li astonishment, and a few
of them wit h disgust from certain Demo
cratic politicians, whom the policy of the
new administration has begun to make sick.
One of the most important nominations in
the gift of the government, the British mis
sion, goes to Mr. Phelps, an unknown quan
tity in the political equation. And to se
lect him from dyed-iu-the-wool republican
Vermont, is in the eyes of the Democratic!
contents, a violation of one ot the axioms of
statecraft. Senator Pendleton's appoint
ment was no surprise, except that he wan
not expected to gc to Berlin. Gov. McLane
had not been publicly spoken of for France,
and General Williams was intended for the
Mexican mission instead of General Jackson.
Lastly, Hon. L S. Cox goes to Turkey, al
though he was not expected to go anywhere
but to Congress, where he has been going
tor a succession of terms. Mr. Cox made no
secret of his weariness of Congressional life,
and his new appointment is just to his liking ,
Some ofHhe'thwarted Democratic politi
cians affect now to feel no interest in the
nominations to be sent in, saying that the
President is sure to name for every place
some one they have heard of before, and
the sensation of surprise has ceased to be a
It is true that many office seekers have
gone disgusted, but new one come every
day, and they cannot be said to be scare in
Washington, so long as one man has calls
from three hundred applicants per day, as
in the case of Mr. Atkins, the new com
missioner of Indian affairs. Still an ac
knowledged office seeker isliard to be found.
They are affecting modesty. The latest
method for an ex-member of Congress who
is after a place is to get bis friends to circu
late the statement that they cannot tret him
to make an effort for anything. This is ex
pected to be effective with the new admin
istration. The Kentucky and Indiana delegations
are thoroughly disgusted at the way thiags
are going, and the Vice President is much
dissatisfied with what he deems sentimental
civil service. Malcontents are increasing
every day, and between the tariff reformers,
the incensed silver men, and the civil ser
vice anti-refor?rs, there threatens to be a
strong combination against Mr. Cleveland
and his advisers.
A Democrat Congressman said yesterday
that all this talk about Prerident Cleveland
being so independent and 11011 partisan was
sheer nonsense. "Why" continued he,
"t i- indepei.d t President is mn by a little
clique composed of Randall. Gonoan, Man
ning and H'jwitt. These men have his ear at
all times." It is strictly true that Messrs.
II n -all and Gorman ca 1 at the White
ouse every day, and it is noticed that they
lie ereeud their cards in as other pu opie
are reqnir-d to do,
Ex-Revi eswit.tti ve Money of Mississippi,
who bt fail to be Postmaster General, and
then fell short of the first Assistant Post
moster General's place is among those who
are real mad at the President for bis manner
of dispensing of official patronage. He says
that Mr. Cleveland is bent on Satisfying hig
Yesterday I heard a Tiepnhlican Congress
man congratulate a Democratic member of
the House on the fact of his starting home,
saving, you hare gotten your appointmec .
fixed up speedily. It is not that replied
the other, but I have come to the conclusion
that a Democrat has no influence with this
1 administration. When Mr. Landall takes
every occasion to make some taunting re
mark to the effect that only thwarted place
hunters grumble; and thus the happy Dem
ocratic family have set ont on their four
In Department circles the absorbing topic
is the work of trio recently appointed Treas
ury investigation commission. Information
as to the eourse to be pursued in reference
to a reduction of the clerical force is eagerly
sought. The committee is considered a fa,r
and disinterested one, but large reductions
are sure to be recommended.
Changes in the heads of the Treasury
bureaus are coming one by one. The first
Comptroller and several other important
officials have been superceded this week,
and the prediction is made that all the Treas
ury heads will he changed as rapidly as the
President and Mr. Manning can decide upon
For City Treasurer.
I hereby announce myself as a candidate
for the office of City Treasurer, subject to
the decision of the voters at the coming
For City Recorder.
I hereby announce myself as a candidate
for the office of City Recorder, subject to
the decision of the voters of Corvallis; on
the first Monday in May. If elected I
promise the faithful discharge of my duties,
with profit to myself and interest of the
C,ty' ROBERT JOHNSON.
I hereby announce myself as candidate for
the office of City Recorder at the coming
election- a S. HULIN.
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