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COKVALLIS, BEKTON COUNTY, OREGON. FKIDAY, MAY 8, 1891.
PUBLIC SCHOOL NOTES.
Numbers permitting, the divided third
and sixth grades have been united. The
third grade recites alternately to Miss Har
ris and Miss Lillj. The sixth grade goes
to Miss Hoff.nan's room. Mrs. Callahan
has the seventh grade and hears a part of
the sixth and eighth grades. The changes
are of advantage both to teachers and
pupils. While Mrs. Callahan has partial
charge of the sixth and eighth grades she
only calls the roll for the seventh grade,
hence the numbers in her reports hereafter
will not be a true index of the number un
der her charge or.of her work.
Tardies this week were: Lottie Hose,
Sammie Thompson, Charlie Campbell. Clif
ford Kerr, Georgie Hartless, Rebecca Cas
teel, Florence Kline, Cecil Taylor, Lillie
Kerr, Pearl Wilbanks, Mattie Thompson,
Wayman Mason, Eva Jacobs, Freddie Zuis
James Berry, Ava Barnh:rt, Cynthia Hart,
Byron Taylor, Lola Wilkins, Gertie Kent.
2 s 5
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B. W. McKeen.
47.4 7 F
90.7 98.6 97.6
!K.9 98.3 94.8
97.0 19.8 98.4
!K) 5!'.K).0 97.0
93.4 99.5 97.5
B. W. MCKEEN, Principal.
A BT. LOUIS PHYSICIAN.
He Tests California Production. His
A St Louis gentleman whose affliction was
sick headaches was so surprised at the cure
effected by Joy's Vegetable Sarsaparilla, that he
called it to the attention of a relative, who hap
pened to be none other than Dr. F. A. Barrett,
the well-known St Louis physician of 2602 Shen
andoah Street. The doctor saw at once that it
differed from the potash preparations in that it
was purely vegetable, and becoming interested
in it, began a series of investigations, and in a
subsequent letter candidly admitted its curative
properties, and says : ,
Wishing to test its virtues further, I used it
In my own family, and prescribed it for patients
who required a general system regulator. As a
result, 1 can say it is an almost absolute cure for
constipation, biliousness, dyspepsia, indiges
tion, and sick headaches. These troubles usu
ally come from a disturbed condition of the
stomach and bowels, and Joy's Vegetable Sarsa
parilla is the best laxative and stomach regula
tor I have ever seen, and as a general system
corrective is almost perfection itself.
ISigned . V. A. i; AH RETT, M. D.,
SB52 Shenandoah St., St Louis.
' tltALI M tfESTuREis.
IT IS THE IDT? a.I. K'EpTOTTJTl
It ronses thn Liver and Kidiwft rnil Stor.incli,
cures II "iidache. Dvspersi i, creates aa Appe
tite, Purifies llic Impure Blood, and
MiVes The Venk Strong.
Used everywhere. 1ft a bottle; six for $5.
NOTf.CE TO SETTLE.
I wish to inform all of tb, persons owing
Mr. T. E. Cauthorn, or the firm of A. Cau
thorn & Son, by note or otherwise, that I
have all claims in my hands for immediate
collection. All those who cannot pay at
once 1 will expect to call at my office over
the First National Bank and see about the
matter. S. T. Jeffrkys.
The city of Corvallis will pay the above
reward for the arrest and conviction of any
one guilty of arson within the limits of said
'city. By order of City Council.
J. M. PORTER,
April 28. 1891. City Recorder.
Wanted as traveling salesmen for a first
class Cigar Company. Must give good ref
erences. F. O. B. CIGAR CO.,
Salem, N. C.
5fQ FOURTH r5T H
WEEKLY SURPRISE SALE.
Thursday, May 7th to Thursday, May 14.
Immense bargains in these lines for one
week only. Prices will not be duplicated.
Stocks SHE Store!
j&ext Sale, Underwear.
Ed. Gazette: I feel constrained to say,
with your permission, that some of the
sidewalks in our city are a disgrace to any
growing town, and the fact is sadder still
when we come to know that the worst
walks are not confined to the back part of
town but some are on the main business
street. With the number of people that
will be in town on such a day as the Fourth
of July it would be absolutely dangerous to
pass along some parts of Main street. We
are constantly sending out advertising mat
ter in the way of "write ups" in the news
papers and pamphlets with engravings of
our public buildings, with a view of in
ducing people to locate here. What in
ducement can there be to a mau to locate
iu a town where he cannot walk down the
main street after dark with safety?
As the wagon roads are evidences of the
progress, energy and life of a people in the
country, so the sidewalks in a town are to
a great extent iudices of its business activ
ity. We do not ask for stone pavements,
but let us spur up and be a little more
stylish have some new walks or at leist
repair the old ones. C.
We desire to say to our citizens, that for
years we have been selling Dr. King's New
Discovery for Consumption, Dr. King's
New Life Pills, Buck leu's Arnica Salve and
Electric Bitters, and have never handled
remedies that sell as well, or that have giv
en such universal satisfaction. We do liot
hesitate to guarantee them every time, and
we stand ready to refund the purchase price
if satisfactory results do not follow their
use. These remedies have won their great
tiopularity purely on their merits. Thos.
It is saul that the b uk Coloma is
expected to arrive at Portland shortly
bringing 170 of China's most noted
song birds which are to be turned
loose in Oregon.
A Safe Investment,
Is one which is guaranteed to bring yon
satisfactory results, or in case of failure a
a return of purchase price. On this safe
plan you can buy of our advertised druggist
a bottle of Dr. King's New Discovery for
Consumption. It is guaranteed to bring re
lief in every case, when used for any affec
tion of Throat, Lungs or Chest, such as
Consumption, Iuflaination of Lungs. Bron
chitis, Asthma, Whooping Cough, Croup,
etc. It is pleasant and agreeable to taste,
perfectly safe, an I can always be depended
noon. Trial bottle free at Thos. Graham's
An eastern thunder storm in a mild
form visited this valley on Wednesday,
and cheered the hearts of some'ot" our
newcomers. This is a rare occurence
for Oregon, however.
Why are we Sick? Because we allow
the Liver, the bowels, and the Kidneys,
these great organs, to 1 ecome clogged or
torpid, and poisonous humors are forced
into the blood. Expel them by using Pfun
der's Oregon Blood Purifier.
Have yon bought any of Small & Son's
candies? If not, try them and the child
ren will not thereafter experience half the
difficulty in inducing you to invest your
small change in confectionery.
Runs high at the Pharmacy over System
Builder as every body is using it for Catarrh
of the Stomach, Dyspesia, Constipation and
impure blood and to build up the system.
It certainly possesses wonderful merit when
all speak so well of it. Sold by all drug
gists. Worse Than Leprosy
Is Catarrh and there is but one prepara
tion that does cure that disease, and that is
the California Positive and Negative Elec
tric Liniment, sold by The Pharmacy. It
also cures neuralgia, rheumatism, headache,
sprains, burns and all pains. Try it and
tell your friends where to get it. Sold by
HOW TO KILL GREEN LICE ON
Many complaints have been received from
parties in Corvallis and from other sections
to the effect that a green louse is destroy
ing valuable rosebushes.
This is the Rose Aphis and can be killed
by treating the infested bushes with a warm
solution (115 degrees Fahreiuheit) of whale
oil soap. One pound of soap boiled until
dissolved in two and one-half gallons of
water, and then applied thoroughly as a
spray. The underside of the loaves should
be reached by the liquid as there the in
sects are very numerous, and some machine
should be used which would force the
liquid against the bush with some force,
either a garden syringe or spray pump,
rather than a watering pot. Two applica
tions might be necessary. Home made soft
soap in the same proportions to which is
added one quart of strong tobacco solution,
made by steeping waste tobacco, is also ef
fective. This should also be applied warm.
Whale oil soap is for sale by most druggists.
F. L. Washburnk.
N. B. The Station is constantly in re
ceipt of insects sent with no note of ex
planation and no sign of name of sender.
In such cases it is impossible either to give
remedies or acknowledge donations. The
name of the sender should always accom
pauy the package with as many particulars
as possible. Insects should never be in
closed in a letter, but should be sent iu a
tight tin or wooden box with some of their
food plant if possible, and lightly packed
with moist cotton. Such packages come
through the postuttice for one cent for each
ounce or fraction of an ounce.
Through the Weary Hours
Of many a night, made doubly long by its
protracted agony, the rheumatic autferer
tosses to and fro on his sleepless couch,
vainly praying for that rest which only
comes by tits and starts. His malady is
one which ordinary medicines too often fail
to relieve, but there is ample evidence to
prove that the efficient hlood depurient,
Hostetter's Stomach Bitters, affords the
rheumatic a reliable means of relief. Check
the malady in its incipient stages, when the
first premonitory twinges come on, with this
agreeable medicine, and avoid years of tor
ture. Whatever be the rationale of the ac
tive influence of the Bitters upon this
malady, certain it is that no evidence relat
ing to its effect is more direct and positive
than that which relates to its action in
cases of rheumatism. Like all sterling
remedies, however, it deserves a protracted,
systematic, systematic trial, and should not
be abandoned because not at once remedial.
It is equally efficacious in dyspepsia, in
digestion and kindred diseases.
Rev. D. V. Poling will preach in the
Evangelical church of Corvallis, on Sunday
evening May 10, 1891. Song service to
precede the discourse will begin at 7:30 p.
in., preachini; at 8 o'clock. To these ser
vices the public is cordially invited.
Bucklen's Arnica Salve.
The best salve in the worlrt for Cuts,
Bruises, Sores, Ulcers, Salt Rheum, Fever
Sores, Tetter, Chapped Hauds, Chilblains,
Corns, an I all Skin Eruptions, and posi
tively curas Piles, or no pay required. It
is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction, or
money refunded. Price 25 cents per box.
For sale by Thos. Graham.
Joseph V. Dory, of Warsaw, Illinois, was
tronbled with rheumatism and tried a num
ber of different remedies, but says none of
them seemed to do him any good; but finally
he got hold of one of them that speedily
cured him. He was much pleased with it.
and felt sure that others similarly afflicted
would like to know what the remedy was
that cured him. He states for the benefit
of the public that it is called Chamberlain's
Pain-Balm. It is for sale here at 50 cents
per bottle by our druggist, T. Graham.
A few days ago while sitting in Elder
Bros.' drug store at Tingley, Iowa, Mr. T.
L. Dyer, a well-kuown citizen, came in and
asked for something for a severe cold which
he had. Mr. Elder took down a bottle of
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy and said.
"Here is something I can recommend. It
commands satisfaction. It is an excellent
preparation and cheap." Mr. Dyer pur
chased a bottle, and the next day following
appeared to be entirely restored. This is a
specimen of the effectiveness of this pre
paration. Des Moines Mail and Times.
T. Graham, druggist, sells the above men
1. All persons wishing to use water from
the Corvallis Water Works either for
sprinkling or for other purposes mnst give
notice at the water works when they wish
to begin or when they want the water turn
ed off or on, otherwise they will be charged
tor water from the time the hose are fonnd
to be attached to the hydrants until they
2. All persons irrigating lawns must use
sprinklers. It is not admissable to allow
water to run without a sprinkler or even a
nozzle, and anyone found using water iu
this manner will be shut off.
3. There are quite a number found car
rying from the hydrants or allowing their
hired help to do so without ever asking per
mission of the manager. All such persons
found using water in this manner will be
charged for the same and collections en
forced. 4. The stopcocks on the streets are the
private property of the company and no
one is expected or allowed to meddle with
them for the purpose of turning the water
on or off. We have a man to be found at
the works for this purpose and hope yon
will call on him when such is needed. -
A copy of the rules and regulations will,
be sent to every consumer and we want
you to read and abide by them.
! CoKVaLUS WaER"Co7
A NEGLECTED CORNER.
One of the neglected corners of Oregon is
Alsea bay, 16 miles south of Yaquina, not,
however, because it is not contigous to a
a section rich in natural resources. The
bay is lined with rich tide lands, and along
the coast back of Waldport, a small village
near the mouth of the bay, is a long stretch
of fertile bottom land. Beyond this, in
land, the country is hilly and broken.
This bottom laud is found for a number of
miles southward along the ocean beach.
But little farming is being done, as it is not
easy to ship bulky articles to distant mar
kets. Shipping enters the bay only once in
a while, since there is no commerce to speak
of. The entrance over the bar is deep
enough, to admit coasting vessels, being as
much as 17 feet at high tida. The settlers,
who are found far up the valley of the Al
sea river, and up the Yachats southward,
give their attention to the raising of cattle
and sheep, ' and two brothers, ten miles
from the bay, have purchased a blooded
stallion and are raising line horses. The
out-range is green all summer, an advantage
that is sure to attract stockmen to the Al
sea country. Some of the fanners have
turned thair attention to butter-making
and with good results, yet, strange to say,
not enough butter is produced to supply the
twenty-five families that compose the vil
lage of Waldport. The trouble is that
many of the settlers take lite very easy.
Enough can be made to hold soul and body
together without much effott, and what
more do they want? A half dozen varieties
of clams and huge crabs can be dug out of
the sand at low tide; flounders and trout
are abundant in the streams, and salmon in
the bay, aud b?ar, elk and deer, besides
smaller game, can be shot in the woods.
Why should the settler work blisters in his
hands? Besides, the climate is mild and
healthful, malaria being unknown, and some
are busy all day enjoying it, unless they
are occupied in filling up, to which the In
dians here before them gave most of their
time, as the large shell beds near the beach
testify. There are some notable examples,
however, of persevering industry, and the
result is meadows beautifully green and
herds of sleek cattle. The row or sail boat
is the means of travel used by the settlers
on the Alsea bay and on the different
sloughs. Vehicles or horsemen travel on
the beach, which affords an excellent road
the year round.
The timber on the bay and up the river is
sure to attract capitalists ere long. Fir
and spruce are abundant and of excellent
quality. In going through the woods your
eye meets on every side trees of majestic
proportions, free from knots and as souud as
a nut. A capitalist who would establish
a large sawmill on the bay to cut lumber for
export, would have to saw for a number of
years before making serious inroads on the
The fruit pests have not yet invaded this
section, and the apples brought by settlers
to the store of Dr. Diven, at Waldport, are
as sound now as when they were picked
Alsea bay is a delightful place in summer,
and to attract the attention of those who in
tend to commune during the warm days
with the moaning sea and the leafy forests
these lines are written. It will remain a
backwoods country until the boomer gets
there who will arouse the inhabitants by
townsite plats, or the shriek of the iron
horse re-echoes amo ng the trees.
The general election for city officers of
the city of Corvallis, Oregon, will be held
the third Monday the 18th day of May, A.
D. 1891, at the following places to wit: At
Allen & Farra's brick on Second and Adams
streets in first ward, at the recorders office
in court house in second ward aud at Jas.
A. Cauthom's office near ferry landing in
third ward. At which time there is to be
elected a mayor aud treasurer to serve for
two years; and one alderman from each of
the three wards to serve for the term of
three years; also one alderman from second
ward to serve for two years. The polls
will be opened at 9 o'clock a. m. and con
tinue until 6 o'clock p. in. without closing.
The following judges and clerks were ap
pointed: First ward, P. Avery, T. J.
Creighton and Ed Belknap judges, and D.
Carlile and T. Samuels, clerks; for second
ward, B. T. Taylor, J. Mason and R.
Grahnm judges, and Geo. Bigham and H.
Pape, J., clerks; for third ward, S. L.
Shedd, Wm. Hartless and P. Scott judges,
and Jas. Osburu and R. C. Gibson clerks.
J. M. Porter, City Recorder.
Dated May 4, 1891.
Only One in the United States.
Out of 1357 cough syrups manufactured in
the United States, but one has been found
to be entirely free from opiates and that is
the California Positive and -Negative Elec
tric Cough Core, which is the best on earth
for coughs, colds, croup, etc. Sold by all
druggists. . . i
CONNER BROWN At the residence of
the Park brothers, at Philomath, April
28,1891, Mr. O. B. Conuer and Miss
. Qoa Browhj'bothf'Behtori'conijty.
TEACHERS' ASSOCIATION AT YA
The next State Teachers' Association will
be held at Yaquina bay, which on account
of its many advantages maintains its posi
tion as one of the finest summer resorts on
the northwest Pacific coast. , The route
thither from points in the Willamette val
ley is via the Oregon Pacific railroad, the
trains connecting with those of the Southern
Pacific Co., at Albany and Corvallis. After
leaving Albany the line runs through the
vast grain fields and promising orchards of
the middle valley Near Walden is a large
prune orchard recently planted by a Cor
vallis syndicate, another is located near
Toledo, which has been iu bearing several
years. At Corvallis the buildings of the
State Agricultural College and the public
buildings are in sight of the train. Philo
math boasts two colleges. Near here we
enter the valley of the brawling Mary's
river, which we follow to the Summit
which is at an elevatiou of 700 feet above
the sea, The next five miles is worth the
trouble of the whole trip. Down one side
of a beautiful canyon then crossing over a
trestle 100 feet high, we sweep around the
curves through tunnels and oyer trestles
down, down, down, five hundred feet in
the five miles. At Elk City we first see
the Yaquina river any considerable size,
though we have followed it it over twenty
miles. Fine trout fishing is here and up
the Big Elk near this place. Twenty miles
further west we come to Yaquina, the ter
minus of the railroad. Thence to Newport,
at the seaside, which we travel on the
comfortable steamer Richardson, command
ed by the obliging Captain Chatterton.
Within the roar of the waves we can
hardly wait to finish diuner before seeking
the beach, half a mile away. We find our
way around the rocky headland, skirted by
the jetty tramway, to the north beach if
the tide is low. If not we watch the waves
break over the "whale's back" till a late
On the north beach the main points of
interest are the caves, the pebble beds
where the famous water agates are found,
and the light house at Cape Foulweather.
On south beach is one of the finest drives
in the world, teu miles of clean hard sand
as level as a floor, and no trouble except at
extreme high tide. The main point of in
terest is at the Seal Rocks where delightful
hours can be spent watching the waves
break with a! thunderous roar over the
masses of basaltic rocks. Beaver creek is
near here and is a tine trout stream, and
Alsea bay is not far away.
A few week's sojourn at Yaquina has
saved the life of many a worn out broken
down person. Teachers especially needing
the invigorating sea breezes after the year's
confinement in the school room, will enjoy
the following and many other pleasures
this favorite resort affords. Boating on the
bav is a tine sport, as usually it is as calm
as a mill pond and the tides are not strong
euough to prove an obstacle. By taking
advantage of their currents many miles can
be covered with slight labor. There are
one or two sail boats, plenty of row boats
and tho steamer Richardson, so there is an
appnrtunity foi parties to be formed of any
desired size. Moonlight excursions are
popular, and frequently in the eveuing the
phosphorescence caused by minute marine
auimals can be seen. On such occasions
the oars appear as if dipped in molten sil
ver. South beach affords a fine couise for
the bicycle, especially for those with the
large hollow tires. We noticed one ladies'
safety there last season, a number owned
by boys and men. Great care should be
given to a wheel that is used on the beach
as the fine sand and salt air are very hard
on the bearings if neglected. Of course you
will visit Seal Rocks, and the light house
at Cape Foulweather. Other pleasant
drives are from Newport to Toledo, Toledo
to Siletz, Toledo to Pioneer, Elk City over
the mountain and from Seal Rocks over to
Alsea. Livery teams can be obtained at
Newport and at Seal Rocks. The teams
and rigs are good and the prices not exorbi
tant for the seaside. At Elk City and
near there is the best ground for catching
salmon trout, on Mary's river and Beaver
creek for mountain trout, while perch,
flounders and other salt water fish can be
caught at various places in the bay. Fre
quently parties charter a steam schooner,
cross the bar, spend the day on the briny
deep and return at night with quantities of
All who visit the coast should visit the
rock oyster beds on north beach, at low
tide, when they can be seen in their homes
in the solid rock which are literally honey
combed with their borings.
Camping at the seaside. Those who have
no previous experience in campiug ought to
know that they should find spots sheltered
from the strong wiuds, should avoid deep
sand which is very annoying in many ways,
and be sure and get near clean water and
plenty of it. Good camping places are to
be found at intervals all the way from
Foulweather to Seal Rocks. Each pjace
has its advantages and most of them some
drawbacks. Those Who do not prefer" to
camp will be pleased to learn that the folv.
lowing and other hotels will furnish, accom
modations to abou 500 persons: At New.,
port, Ocean Hou3e, Bay .View Hotel, and
bearding houses; ' at"" Ya'tuoa, Yaauitia
House, Wilson's and Gordon's; at Elk City,'
Simpson's;, at Forfar, . .Grant's; at Toledo,'
Blake House; at Seal Rocks, Brassfield'f.
Salmon, whortlc, sal'lal and other berries
abound iu some localities, aud great
fun is had occasionally by the berry parties.
Yaquina ifi the only place in the United
States where the famous water agates are
found. These agates are translucent aud
show within a drop of water confined in aa
opening. When the stone is turned the
drop can be seen and it changes its posi
tion. One of the conductors on the Oregon
Pacific has a very fine one which has been
cut as a Masonic keystone and which
he carries as a watch charm. Some sheila
and fine pebbles are found on north beach
and near Seal Rocks.
Rhododendrons cover many of the coast
hills with masses of showy bloom in May
Surf) bathing is enjoyed at north berch
where there are bathing Houses, and suits
for hire, at South Beach and at Seal Rocks.
There is no undertow and life lines are'
never used. For thosewho are' not vigor
ous enough for surf bathing there are a
coupleof sandy stretches inside the bay.
Oue is near Yaquina, the other at Hinton's'
point. Iu the afternoon the water inside
the bay is usually warm enough for comfort
During the entire annual session of the
State Teachers' Association teachers and
visitors will be afforded every opportunity
to combine pleasure with profit. Educa
Burglars Entkr Nolan's Stof.ie'Tdesdat
Night and Rob tub Safe.
One of the boldest robberies that
ever occurred in Corvallis was com
mitted last Tueday night in J. M. No-'
lan's store. Although the electric
light was burning both in the street
and in the store, the burglers entered,
blew open the safe and helped
themselves to the contents and
escaped without interference,
leaving a crowbar and' chisel as
the only evidence by which to trace,
the guilty parties. The first known'' of
the robbery was Wednesday morning
when H. Brassfielda clerk, came dbw'n
to open'the store for the day's business.
He found that the front door had been
battered or pried open, evidently
with a crowbar, which was afterward
recognized as having been taken from
the corner blacksmith shop on the op
posite side ol the street. On entering
the store it wan discovered that the
safe door had been blown off of its'
hinges, the burglars having accomplish
ed this part of the job very easily by
drilling a hole near the combination,'
filling it with powder and igniting it.
The safe once open it was an easy
matter for them to help themselves
to the contents aud make their escape,
which they did by way of the back
door. Fortunately for Mr. Nolan lie
had deposited all of his' money in the
bank the previous day except about
65 and a' few county orders.' This
was all the burglars got for their trouble
except a few papers and accounts which
were of no value to them or anybody
else except Mr. Nolan. None of the
goods in the store was disturbed. The
robbery is supposed to have been'conr
niitted at about 3 o'clock in the morn
ing, as people living in the vicinity say
they heard the sound of an explosion
at about that hour. How the store
could have been entered by the front'
door in the manner in which it was at
any hour of the night without attract
ing the attention of some one is a mys
tery, as the burglars must have made'
considerable noise in accomplishing
their work, and the question being
asked by everybody is: ''Where was'
the night watch?" As wjll be noticed"
elsewhere, a reward of $50 has been'
offerd by J. M. Nolan for the return'
of the papers. The citizens offer a re
ward of $300 for the arrest and con
viction of the guilty parties.
Excursion' Postponed. As the'
weather is so unfavorable the Congre
gational Sunday' School picnic to the'
Cascades has been postponed from'
May 9, to Saturday May 16.
$50 Reward. I will pay' $50 to'
any person Vjko swill find and return'
papers tafceff3' my store on the night1
of May 3th; ;1 83'l J.. M. Nolan.
I "Bargains in ladies'.."it3sses' and children')?