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THE tOilUS h ZETTE
FRIDAY, FEKBUARY 8,1901.
Ladies' Silk Waists .
Good material. Good worlcnv n
ship. New Styles. $7 to $10 earh.
Mercenized cotton. Looks like
silk. Wears as well as silk. Pop
ular colors. $1.50 to $2.25 each
For flue skirt linings andj for shirt
waits. Twelve shade. 50 cents per
S, E, Young & Son,
F. L. Miller.
Rev. J. H. Skidmore is preaching
etch night during the remainder of
Th "Social Club" are calculat
ing to give another of their parties
Rev. L. M. Boozer will preach in
the Withain Bchool house, Sunday
afternoon, at half-past two.
Rev. Dr. Wire, of Albany, filled
the pulpit at the Melhodist Epis
copal church las'. Monday evening.
Mrs. Eliza Geer, of Cove,' .Or.,
died, Tuesday, of asthma and pneu
monia. She was the stepmother of
Word has been received in the
city to the effect that Joshua Mason
is lying dangerously ill at his home
in San Francisco, of pneumonia.
T. J. Cams, the Alsea freighter,
was in Corvallis, Wednesday. He
is doing well to continue teaming
over Alsea mountain at this season
of the year.
Mrs. Clara Newman and little
son, who have been visiting rela
tives in this city for the past
month, returned, Wednesday; to
her home in Walla Walla, Wash.
On Sunday, Mr. J. Sherman
Wallace, a McMinnville student,
will preach at the Baptist church,
at 11 a. ui. and 7:30 p. m. Don't
fail to hear this eloquent young
speaker. A hearty welcome to all.
There will be the regular Sabbath
services in the" United Evangelical
ehurch, next Sunday. The pastor,
Rev. L. M Boozer, will preach at 11
a. in. and 7:30 p. m. All who de
sire toUend these services" will be
S. I Kline has the agency of
Leob . & C 3. custom-made shirts,
-the most famous in America. Come
in and see the beautiful patterns
and have your measure taken in
any style you want. Prices $1.25
to $3 each, at Kline's.
Ed Kiger, of ' AHea, spent a few
days in Corvallis during the week.
Mr. Kiger states that everything is
quiet over in the little valley and
the only change worthy of note,
was that Mr. Chandler had sold
his Alsea store to Mr. Cathoart.
Wednesday, Mrs. J. H. Albright,
who was so seriously injured re
cently by a fall, was reported to be
suffering more pain than at any
time since the accident. Her case
is a most serious one, and we regret
to state that her perfect recovery is
a matter of doubt.
All persons desirous of receiving
a weekly market report from F. L.
Miller, will please send him their
name and address. He will quote
them prices paid by him for pro
duoe from week to week and
these prices will always be in ad
vance of those paid by anybody
Harbaugh & Son, heretofore pub
lishers of the Valley Transcript, of
McMinnville, announced in their
l ist issue that the next grist they
issued to subscribers would appear
nnder the title of' "McMinnville
News." They certainly believe
that "competition is the life of
trade," for this will make the fourth
paper published at McMinnville.
A, F. Peterson returned home
several days ago from Fossil,' Ore
gon. He will remain home for an
indefinite time, as he is awaiting
suitable weather in which to com.
mence work on the new county
court house at JJotsu. lhis build
ing is to be a very commodious
structure, two stories, with a jail in
the basement. Mr. Peterson states
that he was very fortunate in secur
ing such- a good contract as he has
" been awarded.
Jim Westf til, and Nancy, his
wife, contemplate leaving Albany
during the coming summer and
will betake themselves ' to the
Flowery Kingdom, where they ex
pect to pass the remainder of their
days, says the Herald. Jim has
been a resident of Corvallis and Al
bany for more than a quarter of a
century, and has been identified
with several railroad construction
enterprises. 1 In the palmy days of
the old Oregon . Pacific some large
contracts were carried through to
completion under his direction and
he has always enjoyed the fullest
confidence of his business associates.
W. A. Sanders, the best watch
Miss Mayme Crawford is visiting
D; B: Farley was in Corvallis on
business this week. '
Last Friday, a son. was born to
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Kemp.
Mrs. Elmer Samuels, of Junction
City, is reported to be critically ill.
Ralph lerrill, now of Roseburg,
paid Corvallis a flying visit Wed
nesday. Merchant Weed, of Philomath,
has been in the city several dajB
Arthur Bier went to Portland on
Wednesday morning's boat, to be
absent a couple of weeks.
E. E. Wilson and Grant Elgin go
to Salem today. A grand hop in the
capital city is the attraction.
Mrs. L. L. Porter and sister, Miss
Lulu Spangler, are expected to ar
rive today from Oregon City.
Invitations are out for tho wed
ding of Mr. Chas.' Smtll and Miss
Lenore Stewart; February 20th, in
MrH. Taylor Porter left Wednes
day for a visit of several days with
a sister who lives at Tall man, in
W- Fred Bund, of "Linn county,
and Belle Oakley, of Benton, were
united in marriage in . this city,
Monday, by Justice Holgate.
The vote for senator in the legis
lature yesterday was practically the
same as on former ballots. Cor
bett received 29 and McBride II.
Dnnis II. Stovall, state organizer
of the K. O. T. M. will spend some
time in Roseburg', bolstering up
this already, flourishing order.
It has been held that to hear a
grouse "hoot", is a sore sign of an
early spring. A local sportsman
relates that he heard this note a
few days ago.
Ralph Irwin squeezed his right
hand in one of the presses at the
college printiug office Tuesday,
with the result that the bones in
two of his fingers were broken.
There will be services as usual in
the M. E. church, South, next Sun
day. Rev. F. A. Larke, the pastor,
will present interesting sermons at
11 a. m. and 7:dO p. m. A hearty
welcome is extended.
A license to wed was granted
Wednesday, at the clerk's office, to
W. M. Huggins and Miss Grace C.
Hewett, both ef Monroe. The wed
ding ceremony was performed yes
terday by Dr. Thompson at the
i armers Hotel.
Preparations are being made far
a grand ball to be held in the Ar
mory, under the auspices of the of
ficers of the cadet battalion, on the
evening of February 22od. Parsons'
orchestra, of Portland, will furnish
music for the occasion.
John Martin, an aged veteran of
the civil war, died at his home near
the Odd Fellows' cemetery, Wednes
day. The funeral was conducted
yesterday under the auspices of the
Odd Fellows, and the interment
occurred in the cemetery of that
The armor which will be used
in the production of "Quo Vadis"
at the Opera House Saturday night
will be on exhibition this afternoon
in the show windows of S. L. Kline,
This is something fine in the arnioi
line and it will be worth your while
to call and examine it.
in 1882 Jacob ttlumberg was
elected treasurer of the Corvallis
Fire Department. He faithfully
attended the duties of this office
from that time until last Monday
evening, at which time he tendered
his resignation. Dr. James A. Har
per was elected as his successor.
The special meeting of the coun
cil Monday night resulted in three
amendments to the city charter be
ids submitted to that body; onere-
garding sewers, another gives the
city authority to assist m maintain
ing a free ferry and a third proposes
tojexerspt the carriage factory from
taxes for a teim of two years. :
Probate and county court opened
last Monday morning and will con
tinue its work Bntil tomorrow after
noon. The commissioters court
convened Wednesday, as usual, and
it was thought that the business on
hand would be completed yesterday
afternoon. -There was nothing of
great importance at any of these
It is expected that the telephone
company will begin the task os re'
placing a telephone in the clerk's
office at the court bouse, next Mon
day. At the same time a system
ot call balls is to be placed in the
building conn'ectirg the various of
fices with that of the clerk. The
contract also calls for telephones to
be placed in the residences of Judge
Woodward and Clerk Watters.
Several weeks ago the Gazette
prophesied that the census returns
would give- Corvallis a population
of about 1,818. Monday the Ore-
gonian gave the population of the
the various cities as shown by the
last census, and Corvallis has 1,819.
Like all neighboring cities, we are
not credited with our large number
of suburban residents. Roseburg
has a population of , but 1,690, and
McMinnville ha3 only 1,420. Philo
math ia credited with 343.
"QUO VABSS" mM.
STELLAR ATTRACTION OF
COMPANY Of EMINENT PLAYERS.
What The "Statesman" Says Concerning;
the Reception Given this Grand P. ay
" ;Quo Vadis,' that great religious
spectacular favorite, was produced
at the New Grand Opera House,
last night; by toe Rassel-Drew Co.,
before an audience that crowded
the opera house from the orchestra
to the doors. It was the largest
audience eve; seen in the' New
Grand, and the "standing room
only" sign was displayed early in
the evening. The performance was
so well received that the manage-
msnt was compelled to ai range for
a secoud performance of his great
masterpiece, which will be had to
morrow (Wednesday) night, when
another crowded house is assured."
From the Statesman, Salem, Feb
"Quo Vadis," will be produced
by this eminent company of play
ers at the Opera House tomorrow
evening, February 9. "Quo Vadis"
is a play that will make people
that witness it better for having
dune so. Prices of admission, 35,
50 and 7.5 cents.
Carriage Factory May Open.
Prospects are exceedingly
bright for revival of operations
at the carriage factory. This
large and valuable, plant has
been lying idle for years, and be
sides being a reminder of the
blow its closing was to the city,
it has made others wary of start
ing an enterprise. E. E. Wil
son, who represents the present
owners, is authority for the state
ment that two young and enter
prising business men have vir
tually closed a deal looking to
the purchase, and operation of
the plant. ... Those gentlemen
will be in Corvallis to personally
investigate the property and
local advantages early in March.
Mr. Wilson has spared . no
time nor pains to fully inform
the prospective purchasers upon
all matters concerning which
they sought information. They
seemed quite anxious to know
what facilities Corvallis" could
ofier in the way of schools and
churches. Expert workmen will
be required in the factory and it
is probable that they will be
men of families, good schools
and numerous churches will be
a great inducement to them to
came here. -
The growing appreciatioa in
the East for Oregon oak as ma
terial for making wagons, has at
tracted the attention of those in
terested in this field to the lao
tory at Corvallis. An item . of
greatest expense in wagon saak
ing is freight. By building
these vehicles where the lumber
entering into their construction
is grown, this expense is ob
viated and a nice profit ' is in
sight. The purpose is to make
all the parts of a wagon here,
except the hubs. An inovation
1-will be the manner of construct
ing the beds. Heretofore, fir
was " used exclusively. ,:If has
been discovered that larch which
grows in profusion along the
line of the C. & E.,- is quite as
good for this purpose and is
much lighter, thereby removing
the great objection to the use of
fact that the factory has
failed twice -heretofore, is not
discouraging to : the new pro
moters of the enterprise. They
have been made familiar " with
the splendid advantages offered
by this section, and the cause of
former failures. In the first in
stance, the manager killed it by
overstocking; and its last mana
ger came to the position totally
When these Eastern gentle
men arrive here next month
they should be extended every
courtesy and unstinted encour
agement. The opening of the
factory means" employment for
from fifty to one hundred men,
besides the work to be supplied
through lines radiating from the
factory; in the forests, on the
railroads, at the mills, etc. It
will form a nucleus for other
manufactories, which together
with our farming, dairying and
other industries will furnish the
community with ample revenue
for a thriving community.
Local Oratorical Contest.
Tonight, at the Armory; will
occur the contest which will de
termine who shall represent the
college in the inter-collegiate
oratorical contest to be - held in
this city, March 8th. The pro
gram, which is to be interspersed
with vocal and instrumental se
lections, will begin at 7:30.
Following are the contestants
and the subjects treated: Phila
delphian society, Thomas Bilyeu,
"The Elevation and Preserva
tion ot the .Chinese Empire;"
Sorosis, Miss Ivy Burtou, "True
Ivife;" Pierians,. Miss Pearl Al
len, "College Patriotism ;"v Fer
onians, Miss Ethel Kyle, "Edu
cation;" Amicitas, Herman Tar
tar, "The Trend of Democracy;"
student Jjody, Jack Dempsey,
"The Mission of the American
Two sets of judges' will select
the winner. Dr. MacLain, Mrs,
Humbert and Prof. Berehtold
will pass upon the papers, while
delivery will be marked by other
An entrance fee of $10 is
charged for participation in the
state contest and to cover this
sum an admission fee of ten Gents
will be charged tonight.
A Good Year's Work.
Sunday, February 3, was the
first of anniversary of the Beaver
Creek Y. P. S. C. E. A short
program ,ras rendered consist
ing of a recitation by Thella B
Rickard , select reading, 4 'Means
of Grace," Wm. Quick; instru
mental solo, Vena Rickard;
select reading, "The Marble
Waitefch, What Will. You do
With It," Bertie Mercer; recita
tion, selection from Evangeline,
Lottie Butler; short address by
Officers were elected for the
A very good years work has
been done by this little society
with prospects of better work ia
the future Iottie Butler,
John Smith was appointed ad'
ministrator, by the probate court.
iuesday, ot Mrs. Mary Smith, de
ceased. The estate is valued in the
neighborhood of $4,000.
Numerous influential citizens ap
peared before the commissioners'
court at its session yesterday after
noon to urge : upon that body the
great necessity of a free ferry at
this point. The concensus of opin
ion, locally at least is in favor- of
such an enterprise. Another mat
ter which engaged the attention of
the court was the purchase of a
rock-crusher. Numerous petitions
from various portions cf the county
askod that this be done.
Sweat and fruit acids will not dis
color j?fDuS dyed with Putnam Fade
less Dyes. Sold by Grahtm & Wells.
Tiy this Office for Job Work.
What Will Result.
J. T. . Appersen, of Oregon
;Ctty, president of the board of
regents of the O A O, arrived in
Corvallis, Monday. He came up
to overlook affairs at the college,
and it is known that he was
joined here by Architect Bur
graff, of Albany. This seems to
augur well for affairs at the
For some time it has been the
intention of the regents to im
prove the system of toilets, the
heating plant, and make various
improvements of - the grounds
that will have the effect of mak
ing everything more healthful
A couple or more years ago
when the old mechanical hall
burned down, it was wondered
if the building would be rebuilt,
or if a horticultural and agricul
tural building would replace the
one burned down. This, of
tourse was the talk of the people
outside of the authorities. Now
there is a sort of a general feel
ing that something permanent is
about to be inaugurated at the
college as a result of the recent
ly acquired appropriation of $25,
000. It is also rumored, possi
bly without foundation, that the
outcome of the matter will yet
be a substantial building for hor
ticultural and agricultural inter
ests. It is sincerely hoped that
this may prove true, as it is
greatly needed. We have a
mechanical hall, well equipped,
now let us have the other, or
agricultural Sail. As far as can
be ascertained at present, there
has been nothing divulged by
the regents thatvwould warrant
one- m stating that O A C is to
have any more 'buildings, but
the public keeps an eye on
affairs, and this is the conclusion,
or hope it has arrived at. May
it prove correct. .
Fifty Years a Mason.
Last Wednesday evening was
the occasion of an event in the
history of the local Masonic fra
ternity which will be long
and pleasantly remembered. It
marked the 50th anniversary of
A. Cauthorn's membership in
the order. The various lodges
met in joint- session and Father
Cauthorn was the guest, of the
Mr. Cauthorn made a short
address in which he related a
most interesting history of - his
affiliation with the order since
joining it in Mexico, Missouri,
fifty years ago. Response was
made by B. F. Irvine, who pre
sented Mr. Cauthorn with a
beautiful boquet. An address
on behalf of the Eastern Star
was delivered by Mrs.. Callahan,
and Prof. J. B. Horner read an
able paper. This program was
interspersed with vocal solos by
Mrs. M. S. Woodcook and Prof.
J. F. Fulton, and instrumental
selections by Dr. Harper and
Mrs. Inez Wilson.
The entertainment closed with
a sumptuous banquet. No social
event ever held in this city was
more delightful. - . Father Cau
thorn was heartily, congratulated
by all present upon the length
of his membership in the order
and. the vigor and interest he
manifested for one of his ad
For week ending February 2, 1901.
Persons calling for these letters will
please etate date on which they were
advertised. They will be charged at the
rate of one cent each.
C E Avery, Miss Effie Brown, J C
Clark. 3 B Fuller. Willie Heinrick, Mrs
Pearl Htint, Rev H Hansen, Mies Clary
Howard. W H Ish. J K Logan, W H
Millhollen. E Meeker, Kav Ottenbere.
Ben Olson, Mrs J VV Phillips, Mrs John
Schlaober, A G Sounds, Henry Sievers,
W A Thompson, Mrs Maggie Taylor.
B. W. Johnson, P. M,
In all kinds of Men's and
room for Our Lare
Boys' suits are a most trying problem to mothers and to
us. Thev must not be too costlv. and thev must be of dura
ble material and strongly made. We think we have solved
this dual problem. Bring the boys around.
We have a special line of boys' suits worth from $5.00
to $7.50, that will be closed out at $3.00 per suit, age 5, 6
and 7; also a line of long pants suits, age 15, 16 and 17, at
one-half price. These are real bargains.
Men's suits in all the popular shades and styles frorn:
the $5.00 sack suit to the genteel frock suit for $16.50.
We are headquarters for overcoats and nlsters. This is
our strong line and we are sure to please you in style and
See us for extra trousers; we have a full line-
The Biggest Store! The Biggest Stock! The Littlest Prices!
That is why we do the Biggest Eusiness,
Keeps constantly on hand the celebrated
CORVALLIS AND MONROE HOURS
A rtscltflf'e nf Arm A. Tlummpr ffnrtn in frimn freA trith
every sack of
tiny, uais, urain. Braa, snorts, Potatoes
Fish, Eggs, Poultry, Etc.
JOHN LENGER, Manager
I Corvallis' Most Popular Eating piouse
j Fresh bread daily. A complete
nuts Kept canstanuy on nana. smokers supplies
H. W. HALL,
Real Estate Transfers.
F Wilkinson to A Hamilton,
340 acres near Monrse; $2,400.
J R Chandler to David Cath
cart, 203 acres in Alsea valley;
John Hamilton to Wm Hug
gins, a acres near .Monroe; $35.
Examination ef Teachers for State
Notice is hereby given that for the pur
pose of making an examination of all
persons who may offer themselves as
candidates for teachers of the schools of
this county and state, the same being
applicants for state papero, the county
school superintendent thereof will hold a
public examination at Corvallis, begin
ning at 9 a. m. Wednesday, February 13,
1901, and continuing for three, days.
The program is as follows :
Wednesday Penmanship, composi
tion, history, spelling, algebra, reading.
Thursday Written arithmetic, theory
of teaching, grammar, book-keeping,
English literature, civil government.
Friday Physiology, geography, men
tal arithmetic, suhool law, physical
Saturday Botany, plane geometery,
general history, physics, psj-chology.
Dated this 5th day of February, 1901.
, , - G. W. Denuan,
County School Superintendent.
Pianos and Organs for Sale.
Call at residence in -Wilkins Addition
and see samples of high grade pianos
and organs just unboxed. Can give bar
gains on goods of the highest merit as
they are shipped direct from the factory
thus saving middle men's profits and
giving the benefit of this economy to
patrons. All invited to inspect goods.
MOBDAUNT A. GOODNOUGH. .
Boys' Clothing to make
acd Handsome Spring
the latter Jj
stock of candies, fruits and
Or young man having a fair education
and desirous of serving ample time to
learn a good trade or profession may find
an opportunity by addressing P. O. Box
No. 358, Corvallis, Oregon. The appli
cant should be steady and industrious,
spending his evenings at home and not
on the streets or in the -various resorts.
The trade referred to is along educational
lines, and two or three years spent there
in will afford good educational facilities
for any young man, besides affording
steady employment in all seasons after
becoming competent. One whose home
is in town preferred. Cigarette smokers
need not apply.
Get your Job Work done here
people are killed every year in this
country by CONSUMPTION. The
fault is theirs. No one need hav
consumption. It is not hereditary.
It is brought on by neglect. You
have a slight cold and cough. You
do nothing to get rid of it.
will cure a cough or cold in one
-Shiloh's is an unfailing euro for conghs
r throat and lung troubles. It will cast coa
sumption. It is a remarkable remedy."
- A. E. SALTER, M. D.,- Buffalo, N. Y.
SaiHoli's Consumption Care is sold by all
druggists at 25c, 50c, Sl.OO a bottle. A '
Jrinted guarantee go9 with every bottle
f you are not satisfied go to your druggiuf
and get your money back.
Write for illustrated book on consumption. Senr
without cost to you. 5. C Wells & Co., LeRoy, N.V
Sold Graham & Wortham,