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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10, I897.
Corrected weekly at the hour of going to
PORTLAND. i CORVALHS.
Wheat, 75c i.r..... 60C
Flour.S 85 hbl . !
Oats. S3o 25C
Barley, 18 to 19 ton
Bran, 17.00 ton. '... 12.00
Hay, Timothy, baled, 12 and 12.50 10.C0
" Wild, 9 to 10
Batter, 40 and 55... 30 and 40
Eggs, 25e dos 20
Chickens, 2 and 2.50 doz 2.00 and 2.50
Potatoes, 35 to 40c Back 87c
Onions, 1 l-4c lb 1 1-2
Hops, 8 to 14 for new crop
Wool, Valley, 14 to 16c pound 13 to 15
Hogs, dressed, 4.50 to 5 ...4.50
Beef, " 4 to 5 4
Mutton, ' 5 f
Apples, 40c to 65C box. i 20 to 25
Wheat Bags, 5 to 5 1-2-per 100 5 to 5 1-2
Cascara Bark - 1 t-4c
wisiung to raase room
I for my XMAS GOODS, I
offering, for a limited time on
ly, my entire stock of 25 anl
50c paper novels 15c, and a
few 25c novels at 5c each. Now
is the time to lay in a supply
of reeding matter; also to ex
amine ray excellent line of
C. A. GERHARD,
CORVALLIS, - OREGON
Officfrs Elfctfd. The following
officers were elected by the Ellsworth
Womens' Relief Corps at their
last regular meeting. President, Ruth
M. Clark; S. V. P., Mary L. McCaus
' land ; J. P., Pruden Chipman ; treasurer,
Mary L. Force ; chaplain, Eliza Bright ;
conductor, Cora Case; guard, N. E
Farmers' Institute. A Farmers
Institute, under the anspices of the O.. A.
C. experiment station, will be held at
Springfield, in Lane comity, on Dec. ' 9th
and 10th, at which Professors French,
Cordley, Shaw, and others of the college
will participate, and Mesers. Douglass,
Hillegas, Walker, Sutton, and others of
the local farmers will take part. It
promises to be an interesting session.
These Farmer' Institutes are a grand
thirg. The distribution of knowledge
and interchange of ideas cannot help but
be of benefit to everyone who goes.
Fair At The Opera House. The
ladies of the First M, E. Church will
hold a lair in the opera house next
Wednesday evening, Dec. 1 5th. Among
the pleasing features of the program will
be aisalute to the stars and stripes by
sixteen girls in costume, and a musical
colloquy by the four seasons as to which
is entitled to the fair, all in costume.
Mrs. Partington and Mark Twain will be
heard from. Program will close with a
scene from fairy land, aft -r which articles
both useful and decorative will be offered
for sale in the various booths. Refresh
ments will be served at usual rates.
Admission 1 o cents. D oors open at 7 :3o,
curtain rises at 8.
Shooting Match. They are to have
a shooting match at Philomath tomorrow
that will be of more than ordinary inter
est. For the last week or two old muzzle
loaders have been coming to Dilley's re
pair shop to be fitted up for the' match.
One of the guns we saw in his shop came
asross the plains in .1851, and perhaps
others; so Dilley has been about as busy
listening to the history of each particular
gun as he has been in repairing them.
We are predjudiced in favor of the old
muzzle loader, for it is the gun that made
the chief part of the history of the United
States and we love it for its grand record.
We will bet a coon skin that a muzzle
loader wins at Philomath tomorrow.
Newcomers. James ft Kldd, an
old friend, and E. - Roach, a relative of
Mr. E. E. Harris of this place, arrived
here on Monday last from North Dako
ta. They come to Oregon for the pur
pose of settling permanently, if the condi
tions suit them, and just now they are very
favorably impressed with our . state.
When they left home the. thermometer
was is degrees below zero, and as they
passed through Montana it was 40 de
grees below, in that state. 1 o men hav
ing just passed thraugh a climate like that,
our Oregon, with its balmy spring
weather and the thermometet 40 to 60
above zero, must be a startling and pleas
ant change. These gentlemen say that
there are a great number of Dakota resi
dents waiting to hear from them, and they
have no doubt there will be a big immi
gration to Oregon from there this year.
One year ago last Thanksgiving Day,
Mr. Kidd says that he had to shovel snow
from the upper window of his barn, r 1 2
feet from the ground that he , might get
into the barn. He says there are thou
sands going to Alaska this year frorn the
Western States and thinks that very tew
of them will ever return there to live.
Tl ...Ml rAttU ft...... .Amnmontl.. nn4
that seems very likely.
Look at Nolan & Callahan's holiday
Fine shoes and hats opened this week
at Nolan & Callahan's.
The school at Evergreen will close one
week from next Friday.
Buy your men's and boys' holiday
presents at Nolan & Callahan's.
A. C. Bowersox was in the city Satur
day and made us a substantial call.
Send the Union to some friend for a
Xmas present, it only costs $1.00 for one
An elegant line of men's smoking and
lounging jackets just received at Nolan
The city council met Monday evening
in special session, and adjourned to meet
again on the 17th.
. The Young America Engiue Co. No. 1
will give a dance at the hall tonight. All
members are invited.
A new line of suitings and trouserings
opened this week at Nolan & Callahan's
The Salvation Ai my corps here are all
sick except the drummer and two other
boys, who still keep up the march.
One of the Franklin Bros,, from the
Franklin foundry, now has charge of the
machinery at the electric light plant. .
' A storm of thunder, lightening, hail
and rain on Tuesday night last, made
people with the Klondike fever very
The family of John R. Markley left
this place for Chicago on Monday last,
where Mr. Markley intends to make his
future home. .
Al. Johnson has two Californians for
visitors this week, a gentleman and his
wife, and they seemed to actually enjoy
the heavy rains. 1 .
The Greater New York" Comedy Co,
are billed to appear here on the 13th and
14th of Dec. They give a variety per
formance that is highly spoken of. .;.
Smith & Horning yesterday shipped
carload of sheep to Portland. The 300
Christmas sheep are still on hand and
will be shipped before Christmas.
Jno. A. Shaw of Mill City near the O. P,
front was in town this week on business
with the R. R. Co. , Mr. Shaw is opera
ting one of the largest saw mills in Ore
gon. ' . . .
The river at this writing is booming
and rising fast, the heavy and continuous
rains of the last few days cannot fail to
send down plenty of water through' the
Jesse Porter, a substantial farmer, who
lives eight miles south of town added his
name to our subscription list on Satur
day last, and was the seventh' one on
that day. - ;
A squall from the coast . struck the
town on Tuesday last, and the only dam
age so far reported, was the blowing
away the fans from the windmill on the
"We are informed by the proper author
ity that a large mirror is missing from
the city hall, and the party who borrow
ed it is requested to return it without
Bob Johnson is in command at the Cor-
vallis postoffice still, and will be until
the first of January 1898, and then it will
be taken charge of by another : party by
the name of Johnson.
Frank Wyatt and Minnie B. Ditttnar
were married at Philomath on WedneB'
day evening, at the residence of the
bride's mother, Mrs. J. G. Beckel." Only
relatives were present.
C. E. Collins makes and repairs all
kinds of cabinet ware and desks at the
Corvallis Farnature Co's. shop. He does
excellent work and his charges are very
reasonable, if yon have furniture that
needs repairing call on him.
The Skipton brothers, so well known
in this town have purchased the Fashion
Livery Stable at Salem, and will perma
nently locate there. The Skipton boys
are honerable men and Salem is a gain
er by adding tfeeni to its population.
Our old friend James Plunkett of Kings
Valley, was in town for a couple of days
last week. Mr. Plunkett is an old sol
dier, who has lived in this county since
the close of the war, and he is full of
interesting reminiscences of that stirring
Our old friend Sam Logan
through town with his son Allan this
week on his ' way to Dallas, in Polk
connty, where the boy will stand his
trial for being present in a row where
someone hit a man with a club from the
effects of which the man died. Judge
McFadden has also gone to Dallas to de
fend the boy.
In our last issue -we announced the
death" of our old friend, Warren G. Cres
sey, and on Monday last were rejoiced to
get a card from him saying that he was
riot dead. Tt was Willis E. Cressey a
brother of his that died, and the mistake
was easily made. Long life to you War
ren ; we hope never to have that ehore to
do for you again .
Eastern Star lodge elected the follow
ing officers at their last regular meeting,
to serve for the ensuing year : Worthy
Matron, Carrie French; Associate Ma
tron, Bertha Davis; Sec'y, Clara Fisher;
Treasurer, Martha Burnett; Conductress,
Mary B. Davis ; Associate Conductress,
Vidella Miller; Worthy Patron, S. Chip
man. The election of town officers at Philo
math, resulted in no victory for any par
ticular party as all parties are represen
ted on the ticket elected. The principal
strnggle was for marshal and A. Taylor
won by one majority. Following are the
officers chosen : Mayor, Ezra Dixon ; re
corder, J. W. Spaulding ; treasurer, C.
Davis ; marshal, A. Taylor. Councilmen :
1st ward, W. Jolly aud E. Bethers ; 2nd
ward, N. W. Allen and R. O. Loggan ; 3rd
ward, W. T, Bryan and Thos. Cooper.
The grand jury at Dallas, Polk county,
reported a true bill against Allan Logan
for murder in the first degree, -and his
trial was set for Thursday noon.
J. H. Edwards, of Dusty, was in Cor
vallis last Saturday. ' He did not come
in solely for the football game, but en
joyed the victory of our boys hugely,
Nolan & Callahan have ' a x tailor now
who has had large experience and is a
first class workman. His name is Jno.
Wroge and he has worked at his trade,
in Portland, for 25 years. .' We personal
ly know Mr. Wroge.- He was with
Moyer & Co. for many years.
J. W. Shafford, representing the
Oregon Telephone and Telegraph Co-,
has been in town for several days estab
lishing local telephones for the ., city.
He has been very successful, and soon
most of our business houses as. well as
the college, R. R. station, etc; will be
in telephone communication with all
points in the valley. ' -:
In Dr. Davis' interview with Mr. Ham
mond, which is of so much importance
to the Willamette valley, and which we
notice elsewhere. Mr. Hammond also
said that after they had built the road
over the mountains, it was the intention
to build two lines from there, one toward
Heppner, tapping all the rich country in
that section, and the other over the old
O. P. lines to Boise.
Ferguson Chapter Royal Arch MAaens
held their annual meeting, ' for the
election of officers, on Wednesday
evening last at which the following of
ficers were elected : M. M.Davis, H. P. ;
4S. Chipman, K.: H, T. French, S.;
J. H. Wilson, C. of H. ; John Fulton,
Sec'y. ; Z. H.' Davis, Treas. ; M. S.
Woodcock, Sent. The officers to be ap
pointed are not yet' named. j;
- The Mite has ceased publication and !
the TJuhw will be sent to its subscribers
instead. We have arranged with Mr
Claude Riddle the editor, to furnish
him space in the Union for Mite matter,
until the time of his prepaid subscript
tions expire.. We make no apology to
our subscribers for the very sufficient
reason; that they are gainers by the
transaction, as the Mite today will prove.
. Greenleaf Degree of Honor lodge and
friends, to the number of 52, left for
Albany, on a special train, to visit their
sister lodge. They left here at ,7 p. m.
and returned at 2 a.m., all happy and
well pleased with their visit.- It is im
possible to put on paper air the nice
thmgs. they say about their : reception.
Jesse Spencer, who was one'-1 of the
visitors, says, ""The Albany people are
the best entertainers I ever saw or heard
of." ," ':;'.-'..-
" Notice.' .
. All those knowing themselves to be
indebted to N. P. Briggs are requested to
call and settle the same with me at Mr."
Briggs' old stand, as all his accounts have
teen placed in: my hands for collection.
' .. . J.M.Cameron.
This court met Wednesday and
the following business was transct-
Camp No. 5 Indian war veterans
filed bonds of $200 and reimburse
the county for care of E. Marph.
Bond approved and Marph allowed
six dollars a month.
Following delinquent taxes on thn
Id lists, were ordered cancelled:
A. Plunkett, A. Howard. W. Ham-
in, E. Bethers, G. Stettler. es tate
of Jas. Cooper.
Liquor license granted to J. W.
Owen at Monroe for six months.
In the matter of indexing the
county records there were nine bids
J. S. Van Winkle. . ...'.....$ 493
Asa Alexander t . . . . 494
Ripley & Gellatley ......... . 600
V. fowell 375
W. Oren . 1900
R. O. Hanks.. 26001
M. H. Kreeble. 694
O. bamuels 499
The work was awarded to J. H. Gib
sn, lobe completed by July 1st
1898, and the books were ordered
from Glass & Prudhomme of Port
land. The usual bills were allowed and
also bills for the November term of
the circuit court.
It was ordered that the Denaltv
on Lewis Goldsmith's tax be releas
ed on payment of the tax. .
The man from Lebanon did
purchase the Ketchum place.
Our rain was varied Tuesdav
night by thunder and lightning,
with high wind storms, which did
some damage to fences.
Ed Felton and son, of Corvallis.
who had been to Nashville, stopped
here with friends, Wedneeday,
while on their way home.
A. D. McKisson has sold his
store at Airlie, to Portland parties.
le win talte a trip to Kansas
while Mrs. McKisson and Miss
Bessie will stop here for a while
with her father, Mr. Buchanan.
Frank Critcherson met with a
painful accident last Saturday.
while on his horse iu front of the
store. The animal became fright
ened and commenced jumping, and
succeeded in throwing Frank to the
ground. He received some very
painful bruises. -
Will McGee, who had his leg
broken by an accident some time
ago, did not improve very fast, and
his physician found on investiga
tion, that the limb was crooked and
had not been properly set. The
bone was broken and reset and now
Will is doing nicely.
GREAT FOOTBALL DAY.
EVERYONE WITNESSED THE GRAND
Many Present from all Parts of the
State Plenty of Rain and
Orange Ribbon. ;
Saturday last,' Dec. 4th, will.be long a
memorable day in college annals with the
O. A. C, and will be remembered -as ' a
most exciting dayjn the history of Cor
vallis. . Although the weather was bad
and it rained all the forenoon, yet every
train brought crowds of people, and ev
ery read leading to the town was lined
wftlT vehicles of every description, loaded
with people to witness the struggle be
tween our own college team ana tne
team from the Seattle University in the
state of Washington.
Every cine was excited, and orange
bunting and orange ribbons were dis
played . fram the business houses and
from the person of nearly every one you
met- About "the time the '. game,, was
called the strain was intense; and instead
of the noisy demonstration usnally made
on such occasions, every one was quiet
until after the play had been well ad
vanced in the first half, when we dis
covered that our boys had nothing to
fear and then Ve all broke loose.
There must have been 1 500 to 2000
people present, probably 1000 strangers
in town, and yet it is to the credit of all
parties that no . unseemly demonstration
was indulged in, and not on& who had
a sign of liquor in him was seen on
the grounds, or on the street. In another
column the Mite boys give a fine de
scription of the game. . '
One of the most extraordinary cases
of accidental poisoning that has ever
come to our knowledge occured here on
Saturday and -Sunday last. Over 58
persons in all were poisoned from eating
head-cheese that was made in the country,
at the house of John Hulburt. Every
person who ate it, old and young, became
at ..once afflicted in the same way.
Violentvomiting and purging with in
tense pain were the prominent symptoms,
and all the physicians were kept busy
fighting something they knew nothing
about, for up to this-writing no discovery
has been made that would give any clue
to it. It was at first supposed the meat
had been boiled in a copper kettle, but
this proves to be wrong. Then that the
seasoning was probably at fault, and this
also proves untrue; so that what it is
remains a mystery. A sample of the
head-cheese was sent to the O. A. C.
chemical laboratory, but nothing has so
far been heard from it.
Most of those afflicted are recovering,
and many have quite recovered, but a
few, among them Mr. O. V. Hurt, are
still quite seriously ill.
I he unfortunate ones, so far as we
have been able to gather their names, are
Victor Hurt, wife and 4 children, Burt
Sharp, Miss Whitman, Capt. Plumstead,
wife and 1 child, Marion Wood, P. Lew
is, wife and 3 children, A. Gaidner, wife
and 2 children, J. W. . Ray, wife and 2
children, J. Creson, wife and 2 children,
Mr. Gardner, of the photo gallery, wife
and 2 children. Mr. Starr and Mrs.
Petty's little daughter, Miss Whittaker,
Miss Lane, with John Hulburt, the man
who made the head-cheese, and his
whole famity, besides many whose names
we could not learn.
Dr. Farra, who is attending most of
the patients, says that there are still four
or five of them seriously sick, but if no
complications arise they will all pull
through. ' He says it is Ptomains' poison
ing, and that it occurs by exposing
certain animal foods to certain conditions
where it absorbs germs.
It has been the one thing talked about
in town this week, and for months to
come people will be very careful of what
they eat. Head-cheese will be a drug
in the market.
" Editor Oregon Usion": On the eve
ning of Dec. 2nd. there met at Monroe,
under the auspices of the O. A. C, a
Farmers' Institute. M. T. Starr was
chosen chairman for the evening. R. J.
Nichols delivered a a brief opening ad
dress, and was responded to by H. T.
French, followed by recitations by local
talent. Evening's entertainment closed
with steroptican views of college equip
ments and station work, by Prof Pernot.
On Dec. 3rd. the morning session
opened with a paper by Miles Starr,
subject, "Drifting." "Is there anything
new on the farm ?" was the subject of
the next paper, by R. J. Nichols, show
ing much research, clear conceptions
and brilliancy of intellect. And as Prof.
French said, bristling with good sug
gestions. Prof. French then introduced
the subject of "Summer Fallowing"
which led to extended discussion, which
proved both interesting and instructive.
Here science and careful experiment
came in touch with the practical farmer,
and much good must come of such dis
cussions. In the afternoon session
"Drainage" was discussed by Prof.
French. This was an eye opener to
many farmers, and will bear good fruit.
"Dairying," by Prof. Kent, in which a
practical test was conducted, by Bab-
cock's test, showing the amount of
butter fat in a sample of milk. A dis
cussion followed upon the subject of
"Stock, and Stock Feeding," introduced
by J. H. Edwards. Evening session
"The Home," by Sylva'Nichols, was a
paper listened to withr great Interest
and not soon to be forgotten by those
who heard.' "The Ideal Farmer," ' by
W. C,' Belknap, was well received.
"Literature in the Home,'.' that would
have been presented by Mrs. S. C. Starr
but for an unavoidable . abssnce, was
then discussed at some length.... And if
th is were a representative assembly of
farmers, a clean wholesome newspaper
is much in demand' and when found is
appreciated. Stereopticon views of in
sects and fangus pests were piesented
under Prof. Pernot, and our first, but
we hope not our last, ' institute closed.
It should be added that 'the attendance
was not as large as could have been
desired, on account of the meeting not
being well advertised, and perhaps a
lack of appreciation of the average
farmer. . But your correspondent certain
ly expresses the feeling of all those who
did attend when we say to our friends
from the O. A. C, come again.
Services as usual next Sabbath at the
Presbyterian church. A welcome to all.
Episcopal Church, Rev. Geo. F. Plum-
mer, f astor. bervices every Sabbath at
11 a. m, and 7 .-30 p. m. Sunday School,
Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Father
S. Jurek, pastor. The usual services will
be held every Sunday except the second
Sunday of each month at 10:30 a. m.
and 7:30 p. m.
Meetings at the Salvation Army hall
every night in the week except Tuesday,
Capt. Plumstead in charge. Everybody
welcome and especially those that have
no chursh home.
Baptist Church, Rev. Mark Noble, pas
tor. Regular services every Sabbath at
11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Sunday School
ic a. m. Young people's meeting, 6:3op,
m. " Junior Endeavor 3 p. m.
Presbyterian Church, Rev. E. J. Thomp
son, Pastor. Regular services at 11 a,
m. and 7:30 p. m. bunday School 10 a.
m. Junior C. E. 9 a. m. Senior C. E.
7 p. m. Piayer meeting Thursdays.
M. E. Church, South. Wv J. Fenton,
Pastor. Regular services every gun
day at 11 a. m, and 7.30 p. m. Sunday
school 10 a. m. Epworth League 6.30
p. m. Prayer meeting Wednesday even
Evangelical Association of North Amer
ica, church opposite the court house, W.
N. O'Kelley, Pastor. Regular services
every Sunday evenirg at 7:30. Sunday
School at 2 p. m. Prayer meeting Tues
The topics at the Presbyterian church
next Sabbath will be as follows : Morn'
ing, "Human Responsibility". Evening,
"Gather up the Fragments. Special
music both morning . and evening. A
kind welcome to all.
M. E. Church, Rev. Isaac Peart, Pas
tor. Sunday School 9:45 am. Regu
lar services at 1 1 a. m. and 7 .-30 p, m.
Epworth League 6:30 p. m. Class
meeting follows the morning service.
1 " .
Prayer meeting Thursdays.
United Evangelical Church Sunday
School every Sunday at 10 a. m. Preach'
ing tne nrst ana tnira Sundays at II a, m.
K. L. C. E. meets at 6:30 and preaching
every Sunday at 7:30 p. m. Prayer and
praise meeting Wednesday evening.
Rev. I. Peart was greeted by a large
and representative congregation last Sab
bath evening, which listened with marked
attention to his unique sermon on the
bow and arrow man. The points dis
cussed were exceedingly interesting and
firiely handled. .
Congregational Church. Rev. F. O.
Krause, a graduate of Beloit College and
Yale Divinity School, has been engaged
as pastor. Regular service every Sunday
at 1 1 a. m. and 7 530 p. m. Sunday
School at 10 a. m. Y, P, S, C. E. at
6 :30 p. m. Preaching at Plymouth at 3
p, m. two Sundays in a month.
Subject at Methodtist Episcopal church
Lord's day morning : "One of the best
methods of convincing men of the reality
of our holy religion and inducing them to
become Christians". Evening, "Four
beautiful and impressive lessons from a
night scene and with an introduction on a
bird with a broken pinion". Young and
old should hear this discourse. You will
not forget the lessons.
Here's a hand to the boy who has courage
To do what he knows to be right;
When he falls in the way of temptation
He has a hard battle to fight.
Who strives against self and his comrades,
Will find a most powerful foe ;
All honor to him if he conquers,
A cneer lor tne ooy who says "JNo !"
There's many a battle fought daily
'lne world knows nothing about :
There's many a brave little soldier
Whose strength puts a lemon to rout.
And he who fights sin single-handed. ..,
Is more of a hero. I sav.
Than he who leads soldiers to battle
And conquers by arms in the fray.
Be steadfast, my boy, when vou're
To do what you know to be right :
Stand firm by the colors of manhood,
Ana you win o ercome in the bght,
The right," be your battle cry ever
In waging the warfare of life :
And God. who knows who are the heroes,
vv 111 give you me strengtn ior tne etnie.
Corvalllis Bicycle Works
FINE BEAZIK5 A SPECIALTY.
T. W. Dilley, prop.
0. A. C. HAS THE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Last Saturday's Game Gives Oar Team
and College Glory.
Saturday, December 4, 1897, will, as
long as the memory of the O.' A. O. lives
in the minds of men, be one of un
tarnished glory for. the college. Even
now the victory of our football team over
that of the University of Washington has
been flashed all over the United States
and the minds of thousands of our fellow
men have comprehended the magnitude
of our conquest. Of Course the gratifica
tion of the intense desire for our home
team to win, is a great relief. Our feel
ings would have been well expressed by
the howl of the lonely coyote, or that
of the wind as it whirls about the corners
of the college building these dark ' De-
cemoer aays, naa tne result been a
defeat to our well-muscled, well-brained,
well-trained "darlings" on our own be
loved campus where no other team can
score, but ah no, the track on which the
train of events runs was not constructed
in that direction. And the heart of
every student was made to bound with
happiness, when, after the struggle, the
superiority of Oregon courage, brain and
muscle over that of the Washington
article was expressed in the proportions
of 16 to 0, and the words, "Champion
ship of the Northwest" seemed emblazon
ed on the clouds. Neither is there no,
nor will there ever be any discount on
the "Orange" as the color of the Oregon
When honesty, strength, courage and
endurance go forth to battle, armed with
knowledge and experience, who can
question the outcome?
The day was one of much wetness, but
even a pouring rain, accompanied by a
driving wind was not enough to dampen
the enthusiasm of the population of
Corvallis, and about 1200 people were on
the grounds. The home eleven first
made their appearance and afterward
the Washingtonians trotted down the
slope from the college to the girdiroiy,
hlled with the assurance that victory
would entwine itself on their brows and
that all they had to do was to work for
a few moments and then all would be
easy. This, at least, is the substance of
a confession which they made after the
xnere is notmng wnicn gains a more
complete control over a person in dead
earnest over the outcome than the
commencement of a football ' game.
When the teams took their positions for
the kick off, even the rain abated and
a beautiful silence prevailed. The " gray
clay'of the campus had all of its wonted
adhesiveness, and as soon as the con
testants had engaged in a few tussles
their faces and clothing were generously
besmeared with mud. We will not
attempt a description of the game in
detail. The crowd waited to see some
indication of au advantage for either one
side or the other, and as soon as the
O. A. C. team began to go down the
field toward the Washingtonian's goal,
and succeeded in making a touchdown,
it was not long till "Full many a voice
of clearest cheering tone, changed to
that of a bellows when the fire is blown."
Soon another touchdown was made, and
while it was in progress the brilliant
playing of our team really and truly
brought down the grand stand. The
popular yell, "Did we skin 'em? Yes, by ;
gosh!" would apply very appropriately
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to the shanks that went down with the
splintered planks and kicking humans
in the fall of the amphitheatre. - One
of the Washington team stood back of
their line, when pur men had the ball,
and would tell his men what to do as
soon as the signals were called. This
was a source of amusement to the crowd.,
and some of the mistakes in translation
which he made would make a toad grin.
"Stop 'em now, stop 'em!" he would
yell, when the farmers would plow
through their line, scatter them like
seed grain and harrow np their feelings
by making an 8 or 10 yard gain. "Block
that kick now, block it!" he yelled, and
onr team made a tandem through their
Let U be said that has been, our
eleven had to work for all they made.
The Washingtonians stubbornly resisted
every foot of ground covered by the
college men in their irresistible advance.
At the end of the first half the score
was 12 to 0 against the visitors, two
touchdowns and two goals made. In
the last half the glory side of the univer
sity line was again reached by the farm
ers and the total score was 16 to
0. In the four games played on this
field this season, no team has scored but
In the evening the visitors enterter
tained the populace with impromptu
yells and songs. Several of the young
ladies exchanged ribbons with them at
the train, and with a cheer for President
Gatch, who was formerly president of
their university, they departed. "They
came, they saw, and were conquered." .
- Miss Snell, matron of the dormitories,
expects to entertain many of the promi
nent citizens of the city at an afternoon
tea near Christmas time.
N. E. Britt, of Newberg, surveyor for
the S. P. railroad company, and father
ofH. S. Britt, one of the Freshman
students, was here on business several
days this week and visited with his son.
John H. Gault, of Hillsboro, champi
on full-back in the football team and
partner of the Mite in the publishing
business, was suffering from a severe at
tack of sorethroat and la grippe and
departed for his home on the West side
There is no good reason why the mem
bers of the football team which defeated
Washington University, should not be
presented with gold medals suitably en
graved. Such work as they have per
formed for the O. A. C. is certainly
worthy of some official recognition and a
meaai wouia ne nignjy pnzea Dy
each champion. An interstate victory is
surely as high a mark of distinction as an
intercollegiate athletic victory. The win
ners of these latter contests are presented
with medals, why not football cham
The Register extends congratulations to
the Oregon Agricultural College football
team and the college it represents, for the
splendid victory which won for Oregon
the Northwest championship.
As much as we should like to see the
U. of O. have the honor, we are loyal to
our state and all of its institutions and are
correspondingly proud of the O. A. C
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