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THE MM GAZETTE,-
TUESDAY, JULY 2, 1901.
SPRING 1901 STYLES
We iiaye now oa sale, and new
Spring Suits & Dress
Our mitt comprise the newest and
best of the late creations such as coat and
bolero effects and postillion backs. New
style skirts are also shown and jackets
The price of our suits range from $8.00
S, E, Young & Son,
The Black Cat. ;
Take your eggs to Young's.
H S and M clothing, ut Klines.
All kinds of repairing; at the
Bicycle Hospital. " '-'
You can keep cool by visiting
Nolan & Callahan. - " '
Btass curtain- rods fur eala at
Young's Cash Store.
Buy the Black Cat hose the kind
that wears, for sale only at Kline's.
. J. C. Taylor has had a new floor
laid in his barn ear the city hall.
Fresh candy, fruit and nuts, al
ways on hand at the Commission
Poultry food, poultry cure, and
insect powder, at the Commission
Store. . . , . .- '. -- , ;
All" work guaranteed by Albert J.
Metzger, watchmaker, three doors
north of the postoffice. . . . z ,
Our ladies' and tneri's furnishing
goods departments are very com
plete. Nolan & Callahan.
Friday is the time to order your
dressed chii-ken for Sunday's din
ner, at th3 Commission Store.
You cau -celebrate the glorious
4th of July in style if you buy your
outfit, from Nolan & Callahan.
Mrs. J, A. Spangler expected to
leave, yesterday, for Nashville,
where she will join the Charles II.
Pearse camping party. -
Hon, -Trios. H. Tongue is to de
liver the address at Roseburg on
the Fourth of , July. " Patriotism
will be apparent; in every sentence.
Dave Tom came out from Alaea,
Friday, with his wool clip. ' After
laying in a wagon load of supplies
ho departed for home the following
day. . '
The box walls and delivery part
of the post office have been newly
varnished during the past few days
by T. T. Barnhart and Frank Wil
liamson. Nearly all of the delegates from
this city to the annual meeting of
the G. A. R. and W. R. U., held
last week at Forest Grove, returned
home, Friday.: They report a most
interesting . and enjoyable meeting.
Oliver J. Blackledge, who pur
chased the W. S. Hufford property
come time ago, and which as been
occupied by the family of J. F.
Steiwer, now occupies his new
domicile and can congratulate
himself on having - an attractive
Among those who visited this
city, from Albany, Friday evening,
to participate in the lawn party
given at the residence of J. M. No
lan, were Miss Kate Gerhard, Mr.
and Mr. Carl Hodes and Nil Mur
ray. They are all foimer residents
of Corvallis. : r. ,
Yesterday the tax rolls for 1900
were turned over by Clerk Watters
to Sheriff Burnett, who will begin
at once to make the levy. Those
who pay up before the levy against
their property is made . will escape
costs that will accrue when the levy
has been completed.
Friday night Sheriff Burnett be
strode the Woodmen goat and rode
into that order on the "dead jump."
At the conclusion of his ride Telt
invited all members- of ' the lodgi
' to accompany him to the lawn party
at J. M. Nolan's and had them
served wit"h refreshments.
The eighth annual assembly of
Willamette Valley Chautauqua
Asseciation will occur tomorrow at
Gladstone Park, near Oregon City
A number of able and entertaining
instructors have been secured for
4 this occasion and only bpst results
:inay be expected, for these assem
blies are wholly good in purpose
jund intent. .-' Z- --Z
Mrs. Ralstoa Cox and daughter,
"Miss Esther, arrived in Corvallis,
:Saturday, for a visit of a month or
six weeks. They will be the guests
.of Mrs. Cox's, father, Mr. John
Todd,' and her sister, Mrs. S. R.
Hughes, who reside on their farms
some eight or teu miles south of
'Corvallis, , JMr. Cox is expected up
fron -Portland in a week-or such a
, W. A. Sanders, the watchmaker.
Call and see Kline's 'new grocery
No charges for prescriptions at
the Bicycle Hospital. . . . . -
Leave orders at the Commission
Store for all kinds of wood.
Our premium dishes aro for cash
buyers only. Nolan & Callahan, ;
Young keeps the Brown "Star 5
Star" shoes, the best in the market.
Our men's ai.d boys' shoe depart-j
menus very strong. : roian ec, cai-
lahan. ; ' . ' Vf.
Miss Lulu Rpanglei went to Ore
gon . City, where she will be the
guest of Jber sisterj Mrs. ;.L. L
Potter. r ' - .,.
" Mrs. C. D. Berry and daughter,
Miss Rem, of Portland, arrived in
this city, Saturday, to visit with
Frank Elgin and family have
moved into the. residence formerly
occupied by Sheriff Burnett, on
The clothing we sell is perfect.
The ' invisible part is just as good
as that which you can see. Nolan
A bargain :-An all wo6"fcfine twist
black suit for $10.00, of the Hart
Schaffner and Mart brand.- Best
made. At Klines.
Professor McKellips left yester
day for a six . weeks' visit at his
home in Posey county, Indiana He
was accompanied as far as Port
land by Professor Kent.
L. E. Fridley was appointed ad
ministrator of the estate of J.
E. Robinson, deceased, by the coun
ty court, Saturday. The estate con
sists of real property and is valued
at about $750. ' '
Travel was intenupted yesterday
and Sunday on the road to Monroe.
The bridge over the mill race just
south of town was out. The new
one which is to take its place will
Soon be completed.
Saturday, Clerk Watters issued
marriage licenses to Edward J.
Hearn, of Harrisburg, and Miss
Mabel G. Tom, of Alsea, also to
Frank :. Rit net and ... Carrie. t-Ree,d,
bjth of Kings Valley. ; ".' "
. .A telegram to Manley Currier
from Mrs. 0; H. Lee, a few davs
ago, requested that he come with a
team and wagon,' with mattresses,
to bring Dr. Lee home from : Foley
Springs. The doctor's health is
Miss Helen Crawford, Misa E. J.
Chamberlain and Mrs. Ida Calla
han, who left last week for Berke,
lev, .California, arrived safely at
their destination. They will at
tend a summer school there daring
the next six weeks ar d will arrive
home in the fore part ot August.
' Another wedding is chronicled in
the Gresham dispatches and the
bride in this case was at one time a
resident of this city, and has many
friends here. She is Miss Eva
Gould, daughter of Rev. Hiram
Gould, who formerly was pastor of
the M. E. church. The groom is
Robert Leighton, of Rockwood.
The wedding took place at the
home of the bride's father at 8
o'clock on the evening of June 26.
The young couple expect to make
their home in Rockwood.
Attorney J. H. Wilson, of Cor
vallis, accompanied by his wife and
child, was in Dallas, Friday. Mr.
Wilson, before taking up the prac
tice of law, served the people of
Benton county as deputy county
clerk, a position which his father,
the late Hon. Jiush Wilson held for
over thirty years. Mr. -Wilson is a
pleasant gentleman and a success
ful lawyer, and enjoys a lucrative
practice. Mrs. Wilson,; who is a
daughter of the late A. K. Handy,
made final proof before County
Clerk Loughary,: Friday, on the
homestead taken up by her father
ia the Siltz country. Polk County
The lawn party given at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Nolan, Fri
day night, by the kdies of. the
Catholic church, was a great sue
cess m every way. V ear was en
tertained lest the weather should
not prove favorable, but the fear was
ungrounded. From 5 to 11 p. m;
there was a constant stream of vi
itors who were served ice cream and
cake, or coffee and cake, just as
they preferred. During the even
Ing five hack loads of people arriv
ed from Albany and helped swell
the crowd and make things merry
The lawn was beautifully decorated
with evergreens and illuminated by.
Chinese lanterns. The net receipts
At the Palace Hotel, Indepen
dence, Saturday the 29th of June,
by Rev. E. J." Thompson, D. D.,
Marcus C Williams- and Clara
Q'Kelley The wedding was a de
lightful event, the guests being the
parents of the contracting parties;
Mr. Williams will be remembered
a3 a member of the last graduating
class of the O A C, and a very es
timable - and worthy : young ..man.'
He graduated from the department
of pharmacy with special honor and
has a fine position in the drug store
at Amity. - Miw O'Kelley is well
known in Corvallis as a lovely and
most excellent young lady. A host
of friends will congratulate "Clyde"
and hia beautiful bride, and wish
them much joy and prosperity all
through life's journey and in their
new home at Amity,
Welcomed and Royally Entertained by Onr
Citizens The Mayor's Speech.
Twelve of the 17 members of the lliver
and Harbor committee of the House of
Representatives partook; of Corvallis'
hospitality, Saturday: '
Chairman Theodore C. Burton, of
Ohio; Roswell P. Bishop, ot New York;
Ernest F. Acheson, of Pennsylvania;
Page Morris, of Minnesota; Thomas H.
iTougue, of Oregon ; George P. Lawrence,
of Massachusetts; James H. Davidson,
of Wisconsin ; Bufus E. Lester, of
Georgia"; John H. Bankhead, of Ala
bama; P. D. McCnlloch, of Arkansas;
Albert 8. Berry, of Kentucky and Thos.
H. Wall, of Texas. , Mrs. Acheson, Mrs.
McCullough, Mies McCullough, Misses
Elizabeth and Florence Tongue also ac
companied the official party. Colonel
Jared Smith, United States Engineers,
came with the committee from San
Francisco, and he and Mrs. Smith came
with the excursion. . Others belonging
to the official party were Frank -H.
Hitchcock, chief of the Bureau of For
eign Markets of the Treasury Depart
ment, aud J. W. Hencke, secretary to
Chairman Burton. Senator Simon, Con
gressman Jones, of Washington, Willis
j. Duniway, 3. L. Eddy, S. W. Connell
jfind other distinguished citizens were
also in the party, which arrived on the
official train at 12 :39 p. m. They were
met at the Jackson street crossing of the
S. P. railroad by the Citizens League
and other prominent citizens. The band
played martial music and escorted the
reception committee and visitors up
Jackson to 4th street and past the court
house to the city hall. -
A representative of the -Oregonian,
who was a member of the parly, thus
describes the reception here from the
standpoint of a visitor: -
"Corvallis was reached half an hour
after noon, and the 75 excursionists had
saved as much of their appetites as the
delicious . strawberries - and cherries
aboard the train would permit. Brass
bands filled the air with uarchiag tunes
and the passengers disembarked at a
convenient crossing and walked to the
City Hall, where a large delegation of
welcoming citizens ushered the visitors
up an evergreen stairway into a bower of
flowers. : There tables in the form of a
hollow- square were prepared with a gen
erous luncheon for all. ' The "-columns
supporting the ceiling were half conceal
ed by sweet-briar bashes. Palms and
ferns, geraniums, sweet peas and roses
in gorgeous profusion adorned the inter
ior of the square. The tables also bore
generous bouquets and a boutonniere of
fresh moss roses was at each plate.'
Smilax trailed over the snowy linen be
tween the dishes. . The lunch was of un
surpassed quality, and in .ample quantity,
ranging from lobster salad to ice cream
and coffee. It was served by daintily
attired maids and mitrons who knew
well how to please. At the close of the
meal large bouquets were bestowed on
the visitors, who bore them like trophies
to their train. ; - :- -
"When all were seated at the table
Mayor M. S. Woodcock delivered a shoit
address of welcome! . , Before leaving
the hall Chairman Cake, of the Porrland
committee, in a few "words returned
thanks to thopaople of Corvallis, and
particularly the Ladies Coffee Club, un
der whose auspices the lunch and decor
ations were arranged, for the magnifi
cence of the entertainment provided.
Though it was train time, there was a
call for' Chairman Burton, of the con
gressional committee, and he spoke a
iew woras, saying tne committee s re
ception in Oregon had been a constant
gratiBcation and surprise; that it show
ed that Qregon was filled not only with
nature's graudeur, but also witli grand
men and women. He promised' due
consideration for the claims of Oregon
and got a hearty round of applause."
Mayor Woodcock s address follows :
In behalf of the citizens of Corvallis
and of Benton county it is with pleasure
that I extend to you a hearty greeting.
The people of Oregon through a series
of experiences and observations have
been taught to believe that ranch ot the
prosperity and development of this
country depends upon the favorable w
tion of the River and Harbor Committee
of the United States respecting the im
provement of the many harbors and riv
ers i a this country. "When you under
stand that freight rates on the Willanv
lamette river have been reduced from
$12 per ton in I860, to $3 at the present
time to and from Portland, Oregon, you
can readily understand how. deeply in
terested the people become in snbjects of
transportation and especially in the aid
which the River and Harbor Committee
mav grant for their "relief, v Being com
paratively a new : 'cenntry and several
hundred miles Of it so sear the Pacific
coast, there are so many; harbors de
manding and needing attention that the
people of the East are liable. to conclude
that we are asking without merit. - We
have'near- at hand. the mouth, of . the
great, Columbia ...river, the same river
reaching-out to the vast empire of East
ern Oregon; the beautiful Willamette
river extending through this valley at
our door; on the east Coos fcay ; Siuslaw
bay on the South,- and Yaquina bay on
the west, all calling for i more or less ap
propriations. . -.Z: r .
lne people of the Willamette valiey,
and especially those of the central and
southern part thereof, are particularly
interested in appropriations to improve
the channel of the Willamette river and
of Yaqnina harbor. .:: The channel of
this river" should be so improved that
steamboats can run from here to Port
land during the who'.e year. - Under pres
ent conditions ; there are a few shoal:
and bars which prevent profitable navi
gatlon from-; June to November. Just
opposite here the channel of the river is
being threatened with a change wtich
will divide "the' Volume of water iu tw
parts resulting in permanent damage to
navigation. Appropriations have been
applied upon tliis place, but so email are
the amounts appropriated , that much
danger of damage and loss is being sus
tained in net poshing the ork more
rani "- to completion .j". The improve -meL.lv.''
(!ie t.rbr?r at Yaquina bav. ly
ing 45 miles west of us, is much needed
and desired by the people of this valley.
The money appropriated through Con
gress and expended on the Yaquina har
bor was saved threa or four times to the
producers of the Willamette "Valley in
reduced rates of freight. Had the ap
propriations been continued on this har
bor, the amounts expended would soon
have been returned to the producers in
When it was urged during the discus
sions in congress against aid to con
tinue this work, "that the traffic had so
largely decreased that a necessity for the
improvement no longer existed,'', this
objection was certainly not understood at
that time by congress or the committee.
That the traffic decreased was a fact, but
the conditions which led to this decrease
was the strongest and best reason which
could possibly be urged in favor of con
tinuing the improvement. The traffic
had assumed such proportions through
Yaquina bay that on the side tracks
along the railroad line stood all of the
available freight cars for months and the
large ware bouse at Yaquina City and
those along the line of road were filled
with outgoing produce and freights wait
ing for shipment ; being behind the ca
pacity of the steamship line for two or
three months. . ' ,
Finally the gold excitement iu Alaska
created such a large demand for steam
boats in the. Alaska trade for which
much larger sums' were paid for charters
than could possibly be paid in any es
tablished trade Bailing out of Oregon
ports, that all of the steamers were
drawn off of the Yaquina trade and put
on the trade to Alaska. When those inter
ested in maintaining the Yaquina trade
learned of this and made an attempt to
supply other steamers it was found chat
all other available . steamships on this
coast suitable for the Yaquina trade had
also been chartered for Alaskan ports.
The people of the Willamette Valley
soon realized that the traffic through Ya
quina bay had fallen off. In other
words it was forced off.- The owners of
the accumulated freight were compelled
to and did return all of that freight oyer
the same road -which previously carried
it westward ; then down through this
valley and out over the Columbia bar by
way ot Portland. But H was not the
fault of Yaquina harbor or the people
who prior to that time found a saving in
shipping oyer the Yaquina bar, that it
did not go that way. I mention this so
that if the question of aid is again asked
in congress for improviog Yaquina har-
bor you will know that while the asser-j
tiou that the trade declined is true in
fact, yet the circumstance which forced
the decline is the most substantial and
strongest reason why the appropriation
should be granted, and the improvement
completed. .-...' ..
"We do not ask for aid for these rivers
aud harbors- as a convenience only to
special localities, but for reasons of pub
lic policy-it is necessary to improve these
rivers aud harbors to afford means of
maintaining competing systems of trans
portation reducing freigh ts and leading
to greater development of the country.
The improvement of Yaquina harbor
affords means of competition with lines
transporting freight by way of the Col
ombia river and the railroads end vice
versa. - There was a time,: when the sys- I
terns of transportaion- shrough Yaquina
bay and by way of the Columbia- river
were in active operation, that wheat was
worth in Corvallis within two or three
cents as much as in Portland. Now we
have to pay from nine to ten cents per-
bushel' to ship wheat to Portland.
Think of the great saving tliis would ba
to this country ' when applied to all of
the freight ; disbursed ; and received.
Freight was then carried by way of Ya
quina bay to Portland and also to the
southern partof the state, f "
"We regret, very much that your stay
with us ia such that - we cannot sho .v
you personally and in detail these sev
eral places needing improvement.. Your'
tour through this country, however, will
enable yon to realize the lar?e undevel
oped natural resources; of this country,
our splendid climate, the rich lands,
abundant -harvests, the vast extent of
onr timber lands and our industrious and
enterprising people, xou will tnen un
derstand how important it is to the de
velopment of this cau u try, to have these
rivers and harbors improved, for without
the competition afforded by the rivers,
harbors and ocean in transporting the
results of our, labor to market, complete
and satisfactory development " of th is
country is impossible. .
The details hjE pressing, the needs of
these several localities on your attention
we will leave to our able and efficient
senators and representatives in congress.
The people of this country With much
satisfaction realize that they have been
fortunate in beintr ablv represented m
congress. ; - '
We realize that this tour is not being
made by you as a matter of pleasure
alone, but as a solemn duty you owe
vonr country as officers " thereof to in
form yourselves of the cjnditions of the
eeveral. "localities asking- aid at your
hands.' We hope, and trust, however,
that your visic while' with us will be
pleasant and agreeable to you. '
: We thank you very kindly for the very
high consideration . you - have 'liestowed
upon us and; our beautiful and rapitlly
growing. -state incoming long distances
from your homes, spending your valuable
time, inquiring into the wants, msrits,
needs and desires of the people of this
country, i It is certainly, a great and dis
tinguished bono r for a state or any com
munity to be honored, with the high
privilege of receiving as d extending
welcome to so 'distinguished, honorable
and intelligent a body of gentlemen as
: those of the River nud
; mittee of socli a grand '"a
Harbor Com- j
ao fl.n . f !. U...,l
states. . . ...
On behalf of 'onr peoplo I again extend
to yon a cordial welcome and our j-best
After dinner the party ...boarded the
train at the Madison street crossing of
the C. & E., and were soon, speeding for
A Grand Initiation.
At the meeting of the Wood
men of the World lodge, last
Friday evening, a committee
consisting of Geo. E, Xijly, , D.
D. Berman and J. ; Wrage was
appointed to arrange for a special
car to convey Woodmen of this
section to Portland on the 3rd of
next August. On this occasion
there will be 1,000 candidates
initiated into this order. . On the
same date there will be - another
r.ooo new recruits added td this
order at Seattle and San Fran
cisco will add a like number, mak
ing, all told, .3,000 new mem
bers. It is doubtful, indeed, if
any order eter did such initiatory
work before. " ' ' -'
The Portlend initiations will
take place- on Mt. Tabor. At
night only Woodmen will be al
lowed on the grotmds and the
ini tiatlon of 1, 000 candidates
will take place down in a ravine,
which will be especially orepared
for the occasion. Hundreds of
many colored lights-will shine
from the treewhicli line the ra
vine, on the ends and sides of
which between five and ten
thoasand Neighbors will sit aud
view the magnificent spectacle.
On the two peaks of the moun
tain great bonfires will blaze and
apprize thousands of people that
one of the greatest initiations in
the history st the world is in
Wiedemann's Big Show.
Wiedemann's company, of play
ers scored .& big success in their
first appearance in this city at the
Opera House last night. A large
audience greeted them in the
comedy-drama, "Down in Egypt."
Each and every role was well
handled and the audience express
ed its appreciation by hearty ap
plause. The specialties weie un-
beautiful electric dance completely
captivated the audience. Taken as
a whole this company is an excel
lent one. -
Tonight the company will pro
duce that beautiful comedy "My
California Home." -- .
"Bull Breeches," strongest work
ing pants made. No rips. Nolan
& Callahan. " . j
Sunday's- Oregonian contained
excellent likenesses of Judge C. E.
Moor and b. A. Hemphill, together
with a short history of their career
as Odd Fellows Judge :Moor has
been a member of the order for 57
years, while. Mr. Hemphill was . in
itiated into the mysteries of Odd
Fellowship over 50 years ago.
Superintendent Denman returned
Friday from a visit . to the schools
of Alsea. . He says that he never
saw tne scnoois ot tnat section in
better condition A picnic is being
held in that valley today, and Mr.
Denman will deliver an address on
the schools: E. H. Belknap Will
speak for the Woodmen, while J.
F. Yates will represent the granges
of tne state.
. The Philomalhh celebration com
mittee is sparing no pains to make
the 4th of July a big day in that
city. Hont B. F. Jones will de
liver the address of the day and
Miss Mildred Linille, of this city,
will read the Declaration of Inde
pendence. . Besides the contests al
ready enumerated in this paper,
there will be a potato jace, slow
horse race, bicycle races and sawing
contest, all lor suitable prizes. In
the sawing contest a 2-foot log will
be placed upon a raised platform
and five teams of the best sawyers
in the vaUey will compete. '
For draperies,r lace curtains, pbr
tieres, lounge covers, fcagdads, table
linens, towels and ; napkins, Nolan
- rauies wisnins; to locate on govern
mennatia win do well to consult
F. Kl.KCKER, '
See S. I; KLINE, Agent foe
Binders, Mowers, Ilay Bakes
and Twine. '
Mothers, go to Young's Cash
Store for" childien's ready-made
waists. A new line just arrived..
"Mt, OHAFFHCK 4 HJUUC
CHiOAOO - . ,
) Hart, .. Mk
x Schaffner . ujtjL
& Marx kiS
? Tailor Psr -
C Made .-
- - 1 Mranrt rr
The man who wears a Hart Schaffner & Marx suit can reet assured that
his clothes are correct form, that they are ia good taste and right in fit
and fashion ; materials are the finest we can buy, and the sewiug and tail
oring as perfect as skill' can make them'.
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Full Dress and
We can order you these of the best
Corvallis' Most Popular Eating House
Fresh bread daily. ' A complete stock of candies, fruits aad
.... , nuts kept canstanrly on hand. Smokers supplies
', aspecialty. iu.
H. W. HALL, Proprietor.
Strong Academic and Professional Course. Well Equipped Trailing Eeparttccct
Exyenses range from $lzo to $175 per year.'SFallETcim Opens Septemteriytli.
For catalog containing full announcements, address.
B, V. BUTLER, P. Ti. CAMPBELL,
Secretary. , President.
R Big - Show Coming
V will exhibit at -
CO RVALLIS, M O N DAY, J U LY 8th,
This company carries forty people, a carload ot beautiful special scenery and
mechanical effects; one of the finest bands and orchestras on the road. This
company has been organized at an actual cost of $20,000, and shonld not -be
confounded with other so-called companies playing this piece.
Admission, 25 cents; Children, 15 cents.
AuyoHe desiring this great blood puri
fier, may secure the same by calling on
or addressing .
Philomath, Or. .
Price $1 per bos.
The least in . Quantity and most in
quality describes TteWitt's - Little Early
Iiisers, the famous pills for constipation
and liver complaints. Graham & Wells.
i An all-Wool k l .
fine twist fTp;y;mj5!fr e.
-Black -.- m;-ms? " -S
I Wnr?t(afl K''i- .S owuatmcr 3 ,
of the . "il 'A Tailor C
famous . wjl Clothes j
H.S. & M. . . ... j .
HART, SCHAFFNER MARX
cxira rme ouns cdid.oul (
materials silk lined throughout.
State NoMal. School
DErMHD FOR GRADUATES The demand
for graduates ot the Isormal School, dur
: ing the past year has been much beyond
the supply. ' .
Positions from $40 to$75 ut month.
STATE CERTIFICATES. &NQ BiPLGFilAS
Students are prepared for the state exam
inations and readily take state papers on
Gris wold's Pavilion Railroad-
M GABIN GQPfli
New Lumber Yards.
The Benton County Lumber Co, has
opened a yard at the corner of 5th and"
Washington streets, near the 8. F. depot
in this city. They havo a full stock of
fine fir lumber. Prices quoted on op
Foley's Honey and Tar
for chlldren,sate,sure. No opiates,1