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THE WILIS GAZETTE.
FEIPAT, MAY 3, 1901.
SPRING 1901 STYLES
We bays now oa sale, and new
Spring Suits & Dress
Oar suits eomprise the newest and
bast ! the lata creations such aa ooat and
feeler effects aid pestillien backs. New
style skirts are alio ihown and jackets
The price of our aoits range from $8.00
S R Young & Son,
Call and see Kline's new grocery
All kinds of bargains at Mat
thews Cash Store.
Rebt. Johnson paid Albany a
business visit yesterday.
The Coffee Club will give another
enjoyable patty at the Fireman's
Before you buy your spring out
fits be sure and examine Nolan &
Callahan's big stock.
Closing out sale of Rambler,
Ideal and ether bicycles, new and
second hand, at Barnbart's.
Victor Moses went to Philomath
last evening to assist the band of
that city in its entertainment.
Ladies, our dry goods depart
ment is adding novelties all the
time. Nolan & Callahan.
Harry Beard, formerly leader of
the 0 A C band, who arrived re
cently from twn years' service in
the Philippines, is expected to visit
Virgil Watters has W: 0. Heck
art and workmen engaged at pres
ent building a porch on his resi
dence. This will add greatly to
the appearance of Mr. Watter's
Tomorrow evening, Prot E. F.
Pernot and wife will entertain the
O A C senior class at their resi
dence near the college. The mem
bers of the class are looking for
ward to an evening of great pleas
ure. The Knights of Pythias have
moved into their new hall in the
Kline brick, and will have a house
warming Monday night. Knights
and their families are invited. A
program will be rendered and a
lunch will be served.
There is to be a stereopticon en
tertainment at the Salvation Army
hall next Tuesday evening. Views
of the Galveston horror will be
shewn, with explanatory notes by
Chief Divisional Offieer J. W. Cou
sins; also illustrated songs, by
Adjt. Smith, of Portland. Major
Harris will conduct services tomor
row and Sunday at the usual hours.
The program of the musical festi
val to be held at Albany next week
has been changed so that Mendels
sohn's "Elijah" will be rendered
Thursday night, and Haydn's
"Creation" on Friday. An excur
sion will be run from this city to
Albany, May 10; going on regular
train, and returning by special
train after the concert; round trip,
50 cents. Seats may be reserved
after May 1, at Burkhart & Lee's,
The regular meeting of The Ben
ton County Citizens' . League occurs
at the court house tomorrow even
ing at 8 o'clock. Matters of con
siderable importance will come be
fore this meeting: The improve
ment of certain roads leading to
this city; the nature of a celebra
tion over the stablishmtnt of a free
to decide upon a permanent place for
the League, etc All interested in
these matters, whether members or
not, are invited to be present.
Saturday's Telegram contains a
half tone of "Teddy" Palmer, with
the following write-up: T. E. Pal
mer, '02, who formerly , attended
the Oregon Agricultural College,
is one of the mest promising candi
dates for the State University track
team this year. Palmer began his
athletic work at Corvallis in 1'899,
and at the Salem field meet that
year won the 220-yard hurdle and
took second place in the 120 -yard
hurdle. Last year he wen second
place in both hurdle races at Salem,
Palmer has never had the advan
tage of working under a good trainer
until this year, and his raaav ad
mirers believe that W.xO. Trine, of
Eiieene, will get him in shape to
run in the fastest company. Pal
mer is a very consistent trainer,
and takes a great interest in every
kind of athletics. He is 21 years
old and weighs 122 pounds when in
condition. He is registered in the
engineering department of the uni
versity, and is quite a prominent
figure m numerous student enter
pries. His home is in Grants Pass
W. A. Sanders, the watchmaker.
We have the genuine A. A. Cut
ters logger shoe at Kline's.
Another line of new shirt waists
just received at Nolan & Callahan's.
Attorney W. S. McFadden was
in Eugene last week attending
to same legal business.
Our ladies', men's and children's
shoe department is very complete.
Nolan & Callahan.
Preaching service in the Mt.
View school house Sunday after
noon at 2:30. Rev. L. M. Boozer
Mrs. P. T. Smith, who has been
the guest of her daughter, Mrs. L.
M. Boozer, for several weeks, re
turned to her home in Portland,
Dr. E. J. Thompson went to In
dependence, . Thursday, and re
turned yesterday. He will go down
again tomorrow to hold services
Eey. L. Myron Boozer will preach
in the United Evangelical church
Sunday morning and evening. Sub
ject of morning sermon "Self-denial,
a Means of Grace;" evening sub
jeot, "Counting the Cost." Sun
day School and Christian Endeavor
at the usual hours. A most cor
dial invitation extended to all.
Workmen have been busy during
the past few days making prepara
tions to move the telephone office
into its new quarters in the apart
ments heretofore occupied by the
barber shop of R. C. Miller, Her
bert Friendly came up ft om Port
land to attend the moving of the
switchboard, ete. Central will be
moved in a few days.
The Ninth Annual Convention of
the Young Women's Christian As
sociations of the State of- Oregon
will be held in the Christian church
in this city and will convene today.
It will last during Saturday and
Sunday. A perusal of the program
shows that many workers from
abroad will assist the home people
in making the occasional memora
ble. Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Miller and
son, Harry, left on Wednesday's
boat for Portland. After visiting
in that city for a few days, they
intend going to Harrison, Idaho,
where they will probably locate.
They did think of going East, but
Mr. Miller learned of a good loca
tion in Idaho and decided to inves
tigate it. Many friends in this
city wish them the best of luck in
their new home.
It is now the season of the year
when people will go to the woodland
after flowers and berries, and get a
touch of poison oak. Thomas How
ell, the well-known botanist, says
that if people who are likely to get
poisoned will take the precaution to
wash their faces, ears, necks, hands
and wrists, in every exposed part,
previous to going in the woods, with
spirits of nitre it will prevent them
from getting poisoned.
Fred Cooper, was badly injured
by a vicious bull, while working
in the barnyard at his home west
of this city, Monday. The animal
butted him, breaking two of his
ribs and iajnring his spine. He
was not discovered until sometime
after the accident. The fact that
the ball was deho.'ned is believed
to be the only thing that saved the
young man's life. He is the son of
Hon. Thos. Cooper, and is about 23
President W. H. Lee was at Cor
vallis last evening to attend the
rehearsal for the May festival ef
music at this city. Corvallis has a
chorus of forty splendid voices, and
Mr. Lee was very much pleased
with the showing made. There is
a good deal of enthusiasm in our
sister city over the matter, and the
festival may depend not only upon
an excellent chorus, ' but a good
many others to attend.a special train
having been secured for the evening.
Wm. Crees left, Tuesday, for
Colfax,. Wash.,, to be absent for a
short time. His business there was
to look after his son, Harrison
Crees, who is at present suffering
an aberration of his mind. A
number of years ago, Harrison had
the misfortune to be thrown from a
horse and in the fall his head was
hurt. He has been bothered at
different periods since and is at
present suffering from the results
the fall. He had accumulated a
good property in Colfax and his
father will give some attention te
this during the time that he is
The M. E. church of this city has
certainly done its share toward
awakening the spirit of religion in
(Jorvallis, and its energy in a ma
terial way has been no less notice
able. A few years ago its small
but earnest congregation met in the
modest little church on Mam street
JNow, its House oi worship is as
beautiful and pretentious as any in
the city, and its membership is be
ing constantly increased. Stirring
revivals have been held by evan
gelists of note, which are respon
sible in a large measure for the
moral wave which has swept over
our city. Lest Sunday morning
another series of meetings was
started by Evangelist Marshall, of
Oakland, Calif. They have con
tinued every evening this week.
and much enthusiasm is being
Look up the prices on ribbon for
Saturday at Kline s White House
Boyd F. Seeley, of this city, has
been granted a pension of $14 per
Our men's and boys' shoe stock
is the largest and best we have ever
carried. Nolan & Callahan.
W. H. Warner, a new employe
at the electric light plant, arrived
Monday fr.m Salem with his
J. M. Nolan is still on crutches,
due to the spraining of his ankle
oyer two weeks ago. He expects to
discard them shortly for a cane.
Commissioners' court has been in
session since Wednesday morning.
As pointed out by the Gazette
some time ago, the court now meets
the first Wednesday in the month.
The Gazette is asked to utter a
warning to two young men who are
keeping bachelor quarters in the
north end of town. Their actions
are rather indiscreet, to say the
At the home of the groom's un
cle, S. L. Shedd, in this city, May
1st, at 2 p. m., Mr. Clyde Tharp and
Miss Martha Hicks were united in
matrimony, Rev. Frank L. Moore
officiating. Mr. and Mrs. Tharp
are both of Dusty "and will make
their home there.
A farewell party in honor of
Miss Rosalie Greffoz was given by
Miss Lulu Spangler at her home
Monday evening. The pleasure of
the occasion was marred only by
the knowledge that the guest of
honor, was truly a guest and could
no longer be claimed by the party
as one of their number.
The wedding of Mr. Marshall
Miller and Mrs. Anna Foster
occurred at the heme of the bride
in this city, last Monday evening.
Justice Hoi gale officiated. Mr.
Miller is a Corvallis business man
and the bride is- the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. S. H. Dalaba. The
newly wedded couple will occupy
the grooms residence on first
The Eugene Guard in comment
ing on the item concerning the
statement that the remains of C. W.
Watts, who died in Dawson, had
not been interred, says: "J. D.
Matlock, of this city, who was a
partner in business with Mr. Watts,
tells the Guard that this is abso
lutely untrue. Mr. Matlock was in
Dawson at the time of Mr. Watts'
death and says that he was given a
decent burial by his friends immed
iately after death. He died from
pneumonia, and during his illness
had the best of care and attention.
The body being held in the Dawson
City morgue is that of some other
man, as Mr. Matlock is positive
that Mr. Watts was buried."
It is reported that last Friday
the dogs of Oscar Deatley started a
coyote on Wrightsman'e Peak and
gave chase. The varmint headed
for the place ot William Ryals, and,
passing through the hogpen,
secreted itself in a small clump of
bushes. It was quite exhausted as
the result of its long run and re
mained perfectly quiet while one of
the Hecker boys approached and
shot it with a revolver. It is said
that Mr. Ryals was considerably
indisposed and was ia the house
undergoing a course of treatment
when the appearance was an
nounced. In the confusion that
followed he forgot all about his age
and ailments and kicked about like
We have just received a copy of
the state fair premium list for 1901.
Uver sflU.UUUis ottered lor prem
iums on livestock and farm products
and is by far the largest and best
premium list ever offered in this
state. The list has been thoroughly
revised, and brought up to date in
every-department. New premiums
have been added, and others in
creased on articles most worthy of
merit. Oregon can boast now of as
complete and liberal premiums as
any state in the union, and it qard
work and earnest efforts on . the
part of the management counts for
anything, the fair itself will com
pate favorably , with those of older
states, and will be the best ever
held this 'side of the Rocky moun
J. G. Bethune, well, known in
Corvallis, has confessed to the theft
of $110 'from the till of a car-barn
of the Portland Street Railway
company last Saturday morning
After the burglary was committed
suspicion fell upon Bethune He
had been discharged three weeks
before from the service of the com
pany as conductor. The night be
fore the robbery he was seen about
the barn. Speaking of him, the
Oregonian says: Bethune has none
of the looks of the criminal. On
the contrary, his story is one of a
man, maddened by his inability to
get work, pressed for money, yield
ing to the temptation of theft while
under the i nfl uence of liquor. When
sobering from the effects of a de
bauch and feeling remorse, he gave
himself up to the officers of the law
when he learned they were on his
Our men's, boys' and children's
clothing stock is immense this sea
son. Nolan & Callahan.
Foley's Honey and Tar
cures colds, prevents pneumonia.
Creates a Seasation.
Nearly everyone ia Corvallis
ar t:.; ro'tnty knew "Mat
IT " a - - -
xvivto i: trie time H was
night olficfci in citv". but he
drifted to Portland and succeeded
m securing a position on the pol
ice force in the metropolis. The
Portland Telegram of Tuesday
devotes considerable soace to
M.J. Ervin" en account of his
absence, incidentally relating
that many creditors are mourn
ing Mat's "untimely" disap.
pearance. The statement that
"Ervin was at one time a sheriff
in a cow connty" is ineerrect.
The following is' a part of the
write-up that Mat received:
Krvin was at one time a sher
iff in a-cow county, and while
serving in that capacity he is
said net to have liyed with his
wife and children for several
years, although he visited them
oceasionally. When he was ap
pointed to the Portland police
force he located his family at
Fulton, but had a room down
town for himself. He asso
ciated with a Mrs. Lucas,
rooming on First street, for some
time. The woman's hnsband
secured a divoree from her and
then Mrs. Ervin secured a di
vorce from her husband, obtain
ing custody of the two children.
Mrs. Lucas has one child. Mrs.
Lucas used to walk the beat
with the policeman, and the1
strange part is that the man's su
periors did not learn of his do
ings, for other people were talk
ing of the actions of the officer.
Then came another chapter.
It is said that another officer
wanted to pay attentions to Mrs.
Lucas, and when she spurned
him he threatened her. She tele
phoned to the police explaining
the situation. When Ervin heard
of the threat he swore he would
shoot the other officer on sight:
but he didn't. It is said that
when the second officer left the
woman's room, after making the
threat, he was seized by two
men, who administered chastise
ment. This brought the matter
to the attention of the depart
ment, and an investigation was
set on foot. Beth of the police
men involved became personal
ia their remarks, and it simmer
ed down to a question of veraci
ty. The burden of the proof lay
with Mrs. Lucas and she was
sent for. . A search failed to re
veal the woman's whereabouts,
and it was learned that she had
left town. The day she went
away there was an officer at the
station and it was not Ervin.
During the progress of his in
trigue Ervin borrowed money
How Others Do.
The following , extracts from
letters were read before the Cor
vallis Improvement Society at
its meeting on the evening of
April 29th at the home of Miss
Snell. These letters coming
from promoters of this work in
other places show the good be
ing accomplished in those locali
Rose Hill, of Middleton, Ga.,
writes under date of April 16,
1901: "lne village improve
ment work has been most effec
tive in accomplishing much good
for public improvement and civic
beauty in this section of the
country. The paint and white
wash brush are most generously
used ; and enclosed you will find
a receipt for the whitewash
which we find most excellent."
Another writer says: "Arbor
Day is observed by these asso
ciations and is a general gala
day for the town, men, women
and children taking part in this
important occasion. .The school
grounds are a general place for
the meeting of the citizens, and
it is here that the most effective
work can be dene."
To show how even the school
children have been enlisted in
the work of public improvement,
we publish a couple of their let
ters: "I help pick up pieces of
paper. I have seen pieces of
paper and picked it up and put
it in my pocket." Written by
Fred Butler, a third grade pupil.
Alice J. Simons, foarth grade,
writes as follows: "I have
picked up paper and banana
skins and lots of other things
this year, to help the ladies of
the improvement Society keep
the streets clean. I have rubbed
chalk marks off the sidewalks
and have been very carefal not
to threw anything en the streets.
I picked up orange skins too."
There is very little "red taye"
in connection with any of these
associations. . And it "goes with
out saying" that the simple con-
stitation governing them, de
' ffiands that the work of improve-
ment begin at home, and it is
surprising how one day's work
may improve the homes of our
members and also add to the gen
eral appearance of the city.
A fee ef 50 cents annually is
subscribed by each member to
constitute a general fund to be
drawn on in meeting the expen
ses attendant on the improvement
of public places.
The next meeting will be
held at Miss Snell's residence,
Monday evening, May 6th, when
the subject ot constraction and
material fer walks will be con
An Ounce of Prevention.
Editor Gazette: I notice
that in yonr last isssue yon have
have an article on the lateral
sewerage question that I think
i good stuff. I remember that
two rears age when our town
had a slight scourge of fever of a
lingering type, that there was a
general oatcry for lateral sewers.
The expense of sickness was
great, and there was muoh anxie
ty, sufferrng and sorrow in many
homes ifi enr city; but the fever
passed away, and so did the de
sire for the pretention of health
in the future. You will hear
persons say that we have no use
for sewerage here, that this is a
healthy town, that we do. not
have a high death rate, and
much more talk of the same kind.
I would . answer that a high
death rate is one of the things
that we are very anxious to
avoid, and especially when it
comes into our own family. We
have a healthy tows, but how
long will it remain so with the
fast growth f nurseries of di
sease that are planted in so many
places in olose proximity te
homes? If you would take a
walk with me through the alleys
and by-ways of our town and
see the filth in all forms from the
dwellings, stables, closets and
oesspools that has been accumu
lating for the last deaade or mere,
you might then think it was time
for a general clean-up, and for a
complete sewerage system.
If a scourge of typhoid fever,
or diphtheria, should spread over
our city and mark its trail with
coffins and new-made graves,
and leave in its wake doctor
bills, drug bills, nurse-hire bills,
suffering, sorrow, this hearse and
funeral procession, would it be
hard to find the cause of all of
this. An ounce of preventive is
worth more than a pound of cure
small But Ambitious.
Editor Gazette: Last Sat
urday evening- the "Bellfoantain
Circle of Women of Woodcraft at
Dusty, gave their first pablie at
tempt at social entertainment at
that place. There was a short
program, consisting mainly of
masic furnished by the Dusty
band, followed by a bountiful
lunch spread by the ladies of the
order. All reported an enjoy
able time. An admission fee of
ten cents was charged, and the
proceeds amounted to $12.36.
The order is small, only 18 in
number, but ambitions and earn
est, and we hope to soon see it a
bright particular star.
A WELX Wisher,
Dusty, April 29, 1901.
Two good milch cows. Inquire ef Mrs.
Agnes Thompson, Corvallis.
Putnam Fadeless Dye, Brown, is
the fastest known dye stuff to light
and washing ever used in package
dyes and is very strong, one pact
age producing a medium brown on
three pounds of goods. Ten cents
per package. Sold by Graham &
For Chief of Police.
1 respectfully announce myselt as a
candidate for the office of chief of Police,
subject to the will of the voters at the
coming city election. ' If elected, I pledge
myself to faithfully enforce all city or
dinances without fear or favor.
A. B. Alexander.
. 1 hereby annonnce myself a candidate
for the office of police judge, subject to
the will of the voters at the coming city
election. If elected, I pledge myself te
a faithful discharge of the duties of the
office, without fear or favor,
E. R. Bbyson.
For Sale to Loggers and Others.
One large Durham bull, eight years
old, gentle. . Price modorate. Inquire of
Wallis Nash, Nashville, Oregon.
' ; -: ' ' To Rent.
Ten acres, with house and barn, close
to college. Enquire at this office.
BANNER 3 A LVE
the most healing salve in the world.
BOYS' :STYLISH .GLOTHIN
Ages 3 to 10; prices f 1 50 up. Every
thing that is new in fabrirs is repre-
g rr r
Rented in our stock.
Ages 3 to 10 ; prices ou cente to $5 00
They come in wash and blue serge.
Aces 5 to 10 ; price $4 00 up. These
are distinctly new and very stylish.
uoume ana omie
Ages 7 to 15 ;"prices $1 50 ap.
Age 6 to 12 ; price $4 00 up. Cut in mil
itary style, and have vest.
Young Mens' Suits
Sires 30 to 36; prices $3 50 to $12 50.
Cot in mtlitary and regular style.
Orders taken for custom made suits.
S. L KLINE.
Keeps constantly on
a. iinsKugB ui xltoj c ntuooiui cuua i given iree wiiu
every sack of the latter
Hay, Oats, Grain. Bran, Shorts, Potatoes
EFish, Eggs, Poultry, Etc.
JOHN LENGER, Manager
A t t fi tt
Corvallis' Most Popular Eating House
Fresh bread daily. A complete stock of candies, fruits and
if nuts kept canstantly on
l a specialty.
I H. W. HALLProprietor.
Job Printing .
at this office
"I had a running sore on my breast for
over a year," says Henry E. Eichards, of
Willseyville, N. Y., "and tried a great
many remedies, but got no relief until I
used Banner Salve. After using one-half
box, I was perfectly eured. I cannot re
commend it too highly." Graham &
Foley's Kidney Cure
makes kidneys and bladder right.
Subscribe for this paper.
The least in quantity and most in
quality describes DeWitt's Little Early
Eisers, the famous pills for constipation
and liver complaiats. Graham & "Wells.
people are killed every year in this
country by CONSUMPTION. The
fault is theirs. No one need have
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
"Shilob' 11 on unfailing core for coughs
. threat and long troubles. It will cm con
sumption. It is a remarkable remedy."
A. E. SALTER, M. D., Bnflalo, X. V.
Shiloh's Conanmrstlon Core Is (old by all
druggist a 85c, COc, Sl.OO a battle. A
f rioted guarantee goes with every bottle,
f you are not satisfied go to your druggist
and get your money back.
" Write for illustrated book on consumption.- Sen!
vitbott cost to you. S. C. Wells tt Co., LeRoy. N.Y
Sold b Graham & Wortham
1 I I ',
hud the celebrated
ctj - ; i
hand. Smokers supplies
Yes, August Flower still has tho
largest sale of any naedioine in the
civilized world. ' Your naether and
grandmothers never thought of
using anything else fer indigestion
or fcilioasness. Doctors were scarce
and they seldom heard of appin
dicitia, nervous prostration or heart
failure, etc. They used . August
Flower to cleanse ou the system
and stop fomentation of undi
gested food, regulate the aetien of
the liver, stimulate the nervous and
organic action of the system, and
that is all they took when feeling
dull and bad 'with headaehes and
other aches. You only need a few
doses of Green's August Flswer, iat
liquid form, to make you satisfied
there is nothing serious the matter
with you. Get Green's Prize Alma
nac. Graham & Wortham.
You will waste time if you undertake
to cure indigestion or dyspepsia by stary
ing yourself. That only makes it worse)
when yon do eat heartily. You always)
need plenty of good food properly dices
ted. Kodol Dyspepsia Cure is the re
sult of years of scientific research for
something that would digest not only
some elements of food bnt every kind.
Arfd it is the one remedy that will do it,
Graham & Wells.
Fifty good farms and 60 stock ranches'
to sell. Geo, F. Earn 4 Co.,
Real Estate.Iosnrance andCollectiOBft,
Office: Koom' No. 1, First Kat'lBaalC
Bid 'g, Corvallis, Oregon.
Spring conghs are specially dangerous
and unless cured at once, serious results
often follow. One Minute Oongh Oaro
acts like magic. It ia not a commop
mixture but is a high grade .remedy,
Graham & Wells.