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THE MM GAZETTE,
FR1PAT, MAY 10, 1901.
SPRING 1901 STYLES
W have now on sale, and new
Spring Suits & Dress
Oar iuiti comprise the newest and
beit ! tli late creatians tack aa coat and
belere effect! and postillion backs. Now
style skirts are alio aliown and jaeketa
Tho price of oar tmila range from $3.00
S E Young & Son,
The Black Cat.
Call and see Klina's now grocery
All kiads of bargains at Mat
thews Cash Store.
Miles Young took a spin up frem
Oregon City this week.
Buy the Black Cat hose the kind
that wears, for salo only at Kline's.
" Rev. L. M. Boezer will preach is
the Witham school house Sunday
afternnoon at 2:30.
Before you buy your spring out
fits be sure and examine Nolan &
Callahan's big 8 took.
Jack Arnold arrived heme,
Wednesday, from a month's visit
with Harry Hoguo, at Milton, Or.
A Monroe correspondent states
that wool is now pouring into that
market, the prevailing price being
Floyd Wilkins, a nephew of our
townsman, S. N. Wilkins, and Miss
Emma Peterson wero recently mar
ried in Portland.
The Modern Woodmen will give
s picnic at Bidder's Grove, near
Wells, . May 25th. The program
will end with a grand ball la the
After many postponements, the
gates on the wagon bridge across
the Willamette at Albany were
closed Monday,' and the toll collec
tor went to work. The receipts ef
the first day were $8.40.
Rev.. L. M. Boozer will preach in
the United- Evangelical ohureh,
Sunday morning at eleven. Subject,
"Power in Union." In the evening
Mrs. G. S. O. Humbert will address
the connty G. E. convention in this
church. All are invited.
A family reunion occurred at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Wells
ohtr, Tuesday. The guests were
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Meroer and
Mrs. Christine Wellscher, of Men
roe. The latter lady leaves shortly
for Ritz ville, Wash., to reBiie with
Elsewhere in this issue will be
found the notice of the sheriff, call
ing the attention of tax-payers to
the faot that the tax hooks will be
closed May 25th. The delinquent
roll will then be made out and
turned over to the clerk. There
is economy in paying taxes before
In the contest for the banner of
attendance between the sohools of
the caunty, district No. 24, with
Mips Corlie Starr as teacher, and
cistrict No. 18, with Miss Lizzie
Palmer as teacher, tied with an at
tendance of 100 per cent. Each dis
trict will, therefore, hold the banner
for two weeks.
A special train will carry Cor
vallisites to Albanv tonight to at
tend the performance of the orator
io, "Creation." The train wi 1
leave at 7:10, returning after the
concert. Round trip fare will be
50 ets., and tickets will be good go
ing on either the regular train at
11:20 a.m. or the special in the
President McKinley and party
will pass through Albany, May 22.
On that date tho C. & E. will make
a special rate over its lines. From
Yaquina to Nashville, inclusive, to
Albany, the round trip fare will be
$2. These tickets may be made
good until the 23rd for 50 cents ex
tra. Frem Summit to Granger, in
clusive, to Albany, ene fare will be
charged for the round trip. These
tickets will be made good until the
23rd for 25 cents extra.
Gorvallis will be represented bv a
chorus of 25 voices in the oratorio,
"Creation," which will be rendered
at Albany tonight. The sopranos
are: Miss Ellen Chamberlain, Mrs
E R Lake, Mrs E F Pernot, Mrs
Waller, Miss Blanche Riddle, Mies
Ethel Kyle, Miss Lulu Spangler,
Mrs M S Woodcock; the altos, Mrs
E R Bryson, Mrs T J Thorp, Misses
Helen Helgate, Maud Hoover, Lola
Patton, Miss Mcfcril lvaory; tenors,
John F Fulton, M W Bartmus, F
Carnahan; basses, D W Pritchard,
George Ooote, F D MeLouth, James
Zercher, B W Johnson, GH Thomp
son and L Burnaugh,
W. A. Sanders, the watchmaker.
Strawberries will socn be on the
market. - "
Another line of new shirt waists
just received at Nolan & Callahan's.
C. E. Lake, of Harrisburg, was a
busineFS visitor in Cervalhs ,yester
Mrs. J. B. Irvine has been quite
ill of late with a combination of la
grip and asthma.
Our men's and boys' shoe stock
is the largest and best we have ever
oarned. Nolan & Callahan.
C. A. Barnhart and son went up
on Greasy a few days ago on a fish
ing expedition. They rcpsrt poor
Next Sunday will be the last day
of the revival meetings at the M.
E. church, which have been fruit
ful of so rouchgood.
The series of revival meetings
that have bean held in the M. E.
church of late have been largely At
tended and many conversions are
It is reported that Mr. John Os
bnrn's health has greatly isapreved
since he was taken to Gold Hill.
His asthmatic trouble has almost
Prof. J. B. Horner, ef the O A C,
last week, made a trip as far south
as Roseburg in the interest of the
Summer Normal School that is to
be held at Newport this season.
Quite a number of Corvallisitea
have attended the May Festival ef
Music now in session at Albany.
Tonight the oratorio, "Creation,"
will be given, and this will conclude
the three-nights' program of music.
On account of the County Chris
tian Endeavor Convention being
held in this city over next Sabbath,
the regular communion service at
the First Congregational church
has been postponed until Slay 19th
While cutting grass in his yard,
Tuesday forenoon, with an old
fashioned cycle, Jesse Wiley had
the misfortune to give himself a
very painful cut in the left leg, just
above his shoe top. He is now get
ting along as nicely as could be ex
pected. Mr. C. D. Herriett, a student
volunteer and a member of the
middle class in the San Fraseisco
theological seminary, will oocupy
the Presbyterian pulpit next Sab
bath, morning and evening. All
are cordially invited to attend these
There does not seem to be as
much entmisiam amnncr lnral fish
erman this year as usual, and con
sequent! v manv a rod and reel is
lying idle. A tront is almost a
thing of the past in many of the
streams of this section and fishing
has become rather "dry" sport.
Saturday, Miss Ida Maxwell took
Mrs. C. W. Lawrence and Miss
Helen Crawford for a drive to Hal
sey. They visited the old home of
Mrs. Lawrence and obtained some
views of scenes connected with that
lady's childhood, Mrs. Lawrence
was up from Portland as a repre
sentative of the Y W C A of that
city during the sessions reoently
neia in vjorvams.
The April number of the Domin
ant, a musical jonrnal, contains the
following notice: "Oregon, Port
land A meeting was held March
21st looking to the organization of
a town band. Subscription, lists are
opened and meet with much encour
agement." From the above it ap
pears that Portland is making an
enortte assume a position of im
portance among country places.
The fourteenth local teachers' in
stitute of Benton county begins its
work at Philomath this evening in
the Odd Fellows' hall, with the fol
lowing progra'm: , Music, Philomath
Band; recitation, Miss Ivy Durkee;
music, Malo Quartet; reeitatien,
Miss Jessie Bnoy; music, Philomath
Band; address, Supt. G. W. Den
man; music, Male Quartet; music,
Philomath Band. .. Tne session will
continue ever tomorrow.
Judge W. S. Hufford came up
frem Portland, Wednesday, and
after transacting some business,
returned heme yesterday. Tho
judge says that the members of his
family are all well. In speaking
of the the Lewis and Olark Exposi
tion which is to be held in Pert land
in 1905, he said that in his opinion
it would be a success beyond a
doubt, as the right men were behind
the project, and, moreover, they are
men ef great determination, push
The 16th annual convention ef
the Oregon State Sunday School
Association will be held at Salem,
May 14-16, 1901. The convention
is not limited aa to number. 1 All
delegates bearing credentials stating
man mey are actively engaged m
in the work of the Sunday school,
and eisroed hv the mimtt nraairlont
o - -j j i
or secretary, or the superintendent
or secretary or tne mdividua
school, will receive free enteitain
ment while at Salem. The rail
roads will grant reduced rates. Let
Benton connty Sunday school work
Look up the prices on ribbon for
Saturday at Kline's White House
Our ladies', men's and children's.
shoe department is very complete
Nolan & Callahan.
Mr. Kaott's View.
While all the members of the
commisf ioners court signed the con
tract awarding the public a free
ferry at Corvallis, Cornrnissionei
Knotts took .occasion to explain his
position and had a statement
spread upon the records of the
court. We Iiavo been requested to
publish this statement, and it ap
In the matter of the position of Com
missioner VYm. Knotts regarding the
establishment of the free ferry at Cor-
Now at this time Commissioner Wm
Knotts not concurring in the action of
the majority of the court in the estab
lishment of a free ferry at Corvallis, Or.,
presents a paper setting forth his posl
tion on said matters, and asks that
record be made of the same. It is there
fore ordered that said statement be
spread upon the journal of the court in
full, as follows:
In regard to the county assuming to
operate a ferry between Corvallis and
Linn county, I regret that I am unable
to concur in the view taken by the ma
jority of the court in the premises.
Independent of the merits claimed for
this radical departure in county affairs,
it seems to me a doubtful experiment at
best, and one which promises much em
barrassment to the court in the future.
While due deference should be given
to the petition, representing as it
does many substantial citizens, still it is
a known fact that any usual petition is
numerously signed, whether meritous or
otherwise. Various reasons are su
gssted to my mind why the court should
not embark in this novel enterprise.
Among others, it is inequitable that Ben
ton county should assume the costs of
the ferry business, aa the claimed bene
fits to be derived by Linn are certain ly
equal to those of our own county and
under any equitable base Linn county
should bear one-half the expense there-1
of aad Coryallis and our own county the
The action of Albany changing Its
bridge spanning the river to Benton
from a free bridge to that of toll is very
suggestive at this time, and clearly in
dicates that experience has demonstrated
that even a free bridge, maintained at
county expense has been disastrous.
If at county expense we establish a
free ferry at Corvallis for the Benefit of
citizens of Linn, adjacent, it would seem
for strong reasons that we should grant
free transportation to our own citizens j
in the north end of the county to Albany.
When we make a departure from the
usual course, and use the county funds
to operate a franchise under Corvallis
management, that has from the begin-'
ning be?kj in private hands, we place
ourselves in a complicated position to
ward the public.
The moment we establish a precedent
by a free ferry at Corvallis petitions will
certainly be presented by our citizens
for like privileges in Fairmount and
Soap Creek precincts to Albanv.
For like reasons we will be confronted
from th6 south of the county for a tree
ferry at Peoria.
The court will be forced to be consist
ent with itself all citizens must receive
equal attentions when their claims are
based ou identical grounds.' Besides
the county fuHds are made up by the
taxpayers of the differeut precincts of
the county, and Monroe and other pre
cincts ia the south, Philomath, Kings
Valley, etc., in the west, and Soap Creek
and Fairmount in the north, are certain
to claim with much force that we are
using their tax money for the special
benefit of Corvallis.
It is claimed that the several Corvallis
precincts contribute a large portiou of
the county revenue and for that reason
should receive special consideration.
In this connection, it is to be remem
bered that located in Corvallis is the
court house at a cost of $76,000, that the
most expensive bridge in the county Is
Marys river bridge, that all the county
officials are maintained at public ex
pense in Corvallis, aggregating the rise of
$7,000 annually. Taxpayers of the
county precincts naturally claim, ia view
of the facts, that Corvallis bas and is
now receiving all considerations that she
merits from the pnblic revenue. Taxes
are uniform the citizen pays on all of
his property, independent of his particu
lar precinct. While some precincts pay
wore than others, it by no means follows
that they are entitled to greater consid
eration at the handa of the court.
Under the old system in private
bands the court regulates the toll rates,
at the Corvallis ferry which are only
Owing to the condition of the public
road in Orleans precinet for several
miles in Linn daring the winter months
this ferry is used to a limited extent and
for at least a month of each year on ac
count of high water, this ferry cannot be
operated at all.
For these and many othar raasons it
seems to me that we should not make
this radical departure. Under the most
favorable view, it is a very doubtful ex
periment, and the county, in my opin
ion, has no justification in embarking in
an indirect bounty at county expense
of a ferry enterprise which ia at present
successfully operated by an individual.
Trade interests are governed by natural
laws and we ran not reasonably hope to
advance the county's interests by as
suming centrol of this ferry at the ex
pense of the public. Wm, Knotts
A Sunday Mail Serviee.
Wednesday's Oresonian con
tains this paragraph encouraging
the establishment of a Sunday
mail service from Portland to
Corvallis. If that ioarnal will
throw its influence in favor Of
sh an .ent. ,r'", we may hope
ior iu c. , t;-.! i.i:
'- "If the Southern racific Com
pany would establish a Sunday
service Irom Portland to Corval
lis, a. distance of nearly 100
miles, their happiness would be
complete. The population of
tnis territory lias so increased in
the last few years that this ser
vice cannot much longer be de
nied the people. If this matter
were brought to the attention of
tne officials of the Southern Pa
cific by the residents along this
line of railway, no doubt is en
tertained but that it would be
favorably considered. So much
mail accumulates in the Port
land postoffice for this route over
Sunday that it requires an extra
postal clerk on that day properly
to segregate the mail for office
along the way."
The matter has been repeated
y "brought to the attention of
the officials of the Southern Pa
cific by the residents alonr this
line of railway." but faverable
consideration has been long de-
Saved His Bacon.
A. L. Dabler was arrested
Wednesday on a complaint sworn
out by Chief Flett, and brought
before Justice Holgate, charged
with laying violent hands upon
a side of bacon in the ware room
of Zierolf s grocery store, and
surreptitiously removing the
same. TJoon beine .confronted
by Hermann Breyer and the side
of bacon, Zir. Dabler pleaded
guilty and was fined $25 and
costs, which he promptly paid.
Mr. tfreVer VCas the Hawkshaw
in the case, and his wsrk as a
detective was worthy of a Pinker-
ton. Last baturday, Hermann
saw Dabler in the allfv hftplc
oi Zierolt's store and noted that
he acted suspiciously. He cos-
cealed himself and kent a weath-
er eye on Dabler, who was navi
gating tinder a pretty good bal
last of liauor. Presently he en-
tered the ware room and emerged
affectionately embracing a sidG
of bacon, which he proceeded to
cache irl a neighboring woodpile.
Herraaun now appeared on the
sceae, seized the stolen bacon,
and bore it off in triumph to its
ngntiul Owner, t he sequel ap
pears in our opening chapter.
The Knights at Home.
Between forty and fifty guests
assembled in the K. of P. hall,
Monday evening, to be enter
tained by the members f this
order.- With the Knights pres
ent the total number in attend
ance was between ninety and
one hundred. A most delight
ful evening was passed. E. R.
Bryson acted as master of cere
monies during the rendition of
the program which had been pre
pared. Miss Helen Crawford
gave a reading, Miss Lnlu Spaa
glef, accompanied by Miss Carrie
Wilson, sang a solo, Mrs.
B. W. Johnson gave a reci
tation, B. F. Irvine and
George W. Denman made ad
dresses, and there were three
numbers for violin and piano
given by Ruthyn Turney and
Mordanat Geodnoagh. The ea-
tire program was most meritor
ious and each number was liber
ally applauded. Delicious re
freshments were served by the
Knights as the concluding fea
tare of the evening.
On May 6, 1901. Mrs. Clarissa
Ann Russell Waddell died, being
almost 68 years old. She was
married in Alabama, in 1849,
and in 1894 came to Oregon to
reside. She leaves eight ohild
ren, oat of twelve, and three
adopted children, to mourn her
death. She was a member of
tho Baptist charch in Corvallia,
and was highly esteemed by all
who knew her, as was clearly
manifested by the large and
sympathetic assembly at the
funeral services held on Tues
day by Rev. Mark Noble at the
residence of Mr. Caldwell, her
sos-in-law, where she hafl spent
the later years of her life. The
remains, were laid to rest in
Crystal Lake cemetery.
After a long season of suffer
ing, Clay Custer, aged about 8
years, died at 3 o'clock on the
merniflg of May 8th. Clay was
a preeious child and was loved
by all and greatly mourned by
his devoted parents. Bat he has
entered into eternal rest. The
funeral services were conducted
by Rev. Mark Noble in the
Baptist church, Thursday morn
ing at 9:30 a, m.
Foley's Honey aad T&r
cures colds, prevents pneumonia.
At the last meeting of Ells
worth Post, G. A. R., on Satur
day, May 4th, committees were
appointed to make arrangements
for the observance of Memorial
Day, in a fitting manner.
A committee consisting of
Comrades Crawford. Canmbell
and Orin, was appointed to visit
the public school on the Fridav
preceding May 30th and address
tne cniidren 01 tne school on
The commander of the cost
was instructed to make arrange-
ments with one of the churches
of the city for divine services
ou Memorial Sunday, where the
comrades will attend in a bodv.
A committee was appointed, of
Which Comrade Crawford i
chairman, to secure a sneaker
for Memorial Day, and the com
mittee has done its work well, by
securing the services of Col. J.
K. Phillips, who spent feat years
in the service, and will be able
to talk from the Book, and give
historical facts regarding the
causes leading op to the trouble,
and incidents that occurred dur
ing his service.
The matter of making ar
rangements for Memorial Dav
exercises, other than the above,
sach as program for tha day's
service, and extending invita
tions to the public school, col-
lege and civio organizations afld
societies, were all placed ia the
hands of a committee consisting
of She post commander, aejutant
All persons eligible to mem
bership in tho order that can be
present are invited to participate
in the parade.
It was farther recommended
that our citizens he asked to
close their places of business oa
that day and join with the
veterans in the parade aad all
ceremonies pertaining to the day.
Pienlc at Beaver Creek.
The Beaver Creek school will
give a neighborhood pieniG inj
Mercer's grove on Friday, May
17th. The exercises will begin'
at 10 a. m. The program is as
Music Philomath Band
Opening Address Jessie Buy
Welcome... Opal Thompson
Song .- School
Kecitation Maggie Daniels
Recitation Emma Tnompson
Vocal Solo Estella Davis
Recitation . , Earl Thompson
Dialogue Andrew Ireland, C Armstrong
Recitation... Eddy Starr
Kecitation Phillip Schweitzer
Yooal Solo Helena Heckendorf
Recitation May Thompson
Exercise Nine Boys
Song and Chorus Philip Schweitzer
Recitation Gertie Thompson
Recitation George Daniels
Drill ...Eight Girls
Dialogue Four Girls
Music Philomath Band
Address Supt. G. W. Denman
Music Philomath Band
Recitation Lettio Butler
Instrumental Selo. .Helena Henckendorf
Address Rev Rossman
Music ..Philomath Band
Duett. ... . .Gretta and Myrtle Harrington
Instratnenial Solo Lena Rossman
Address Prof. Henry Sheak
Music : Philomath Band
Vocal Solo Lena Rossman
Closing Remarks Jessie Buoy
Music Philomath Band
Graraaphone Concert Otto Peterson
Card of Thanks.
We wish to express our thanks to the
many, many friends who so kindly min
istered to us in our great bereavement.
Your messages of sympathy and deeds of
kindness will ever be cherished, and the
beautiful flowers, emblems of all that is
lovely, and good, but not immortal, as he
now is, spoke to us ia silent eloquence ef
your esteem of him whom we mourn as
husband and father.
Mas. X. B. McElsoy akd Family.
Putnam Fadeless Dye, Cardinal,
is a very fast beautiful red, with
which it is almost impossible to
spot your goods, as the color goes
on the goods very evenly. Ten
cents per package. Sold by Gra
ham & Wells.
If you are sick all over, and don'tknow
just what ails you, it's ten to one your
kidneys are out of order. Foley's Kidney
Cure will bring you health and energy.
Graham & Wortham.
For Chief of Police.
I hereby announce myself as a candi
date for chief of police, subject to the de
cision of the voters at the coming city
election.- If elected, I promise to dis
charge the duties of the office, enforce the
city laws of the council, promptly, effic
iently and. impartially.
Geo. A. Rctotxsox.
Ladies, our dry goods depart
ment is adding novelties all the
time. Nolan & Callahan. -,
BAN N ER S A LVE
the most healing salve in the world, i
2 fcSBa Wk V B
Ages 3 to 10; prices Jl 50 up. ' Every
thing that is new inf fabrics is napro
xen ted in our stock.
Ages 3 to 10 ; prices ou cente to $5 00
They come in wash and blue serge.
Ages 5 to 10 ; prico i 00 up. These
are distinctly new and very stylish.
Double and SinleBreasted Two-niece
' AgesJ" to 15 ; tpfices f 1 50 up.
Age 6 to 12; price $4 00 up. Cut in mil
itary style, and have vest.
Young Mens' Suits
Sizes SO to 36; prices $3 50 to $12 50.
Cut in mtlitary and regular style.
Orders taken for custom made suits.
Keeps contantly on haad the celebrated
C0RVALIS AND MONROE HOURS
A packajeof Arm & Ha aimer Seda is given frae with
every Back of the latter
Hay, Oats, ra!. Bras, Shorts, Potatoes
QFisn, Egf Poultry, Eft).
Corvallis' Most Popular Eating House I
AND : RESTAURANT.
Fresh bread daily. A complete stock of candies, fruits and
nttts kept tanstantly on hand. Smokers supplies
H. W. HALLJProprietor.
at this office
"I had a running sore on my breast for
over a year," says Henry R. Richards, of
Willseyville, N. Y "and tried a great
many remedies, but got no relief until I
used Banner Salve. After using one-half
bor, I was perfectly cured. I cannot re
commend it too highly." Graham &
Foley's Kidney Cure
makes kidneys and bladder right.
Subscribe forj this paper.
The least in quantity and most in
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and liver complaints. Graham & Wells.
mean weakened lungs all
caused by a cold and cough.
Weak lungs sooner or latei
will heal and strengthen the
Jungs, cure cold and stop the
"I conghrrl for' -years had hemorrhage.
Doctors said 1 was in last stage of con lump
tion. - Had fires sin all hope. I finally tried
Shilou and it ci ired me completely. Am
today in perfect h alth.'
URS- ruOV ENCE DREW,
' East Oakland, CaL
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r you are not satis4 .ed go to your drnjgist
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Commission j 8
Yes, August Flower still has the
largest sale of any rsedieias ift the
civilized world. Your mother and.
grandmothers never thought ef
using; aiytmng else for indigestion,
or biliousness. Doctors were scarce
and they seldom heard of apien-
dicitis, nervous prostration or heart
failure, etc. They used August
i lower to cleanse out tne system,
and stop fermentatien of undi
gested food, regulate the action ef
the liver, stimulate the nervous amd
organic action of the Systeat, and.
that is all they took when feeling
dull and bad with headaches and
other aches. You only need a few
doses of Green s August Flewer, in.
liquid form, to make you satisfied
there is nothing serious the m attic
with you. Get Green's Frize 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 you do eat heartily. You always)
meed plenty oi good food properly diges
ted. Kodol Dyspepsia Cure Is the re-
suit of years of scientific research for
something: that would digest not ouly
soma elements of food but every kind.
And it is the one remedy that will do it,
Graham & Wells.
Fifty good farms and SO stock ranches
to sell. Geo. F. Eoli& Co.,
Real Estate,Insurance and Collections.
Office : Eoom Ho. 1, First Kat'l BanU
Bld'g, Corvallis, Oregon.
Spring conghs are specially dtngerens
and unless cured at once, serioas results
ftn follow. One Minute CoaghCarS
acts like magic. It is not 8 common
Mixture but is a high grade remedy.
Graham & Wells.