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THE CORVALUS GAZETrb.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 1901.
To cover th? cost' of setting and'dis
tributing tlie type ia such matters, a
charge of fifty cents will 'be-'nude for
each "Card of Thanks," and five cents
per line for each set oT "Ilesolulions of
Uou iolance" appearing in these coluuin3.
W. S. Gardner, Photographer.
Hot Tarnale supper Wednesday
eye, opposite 'Farmers Hotel."
Is Jacobs paid relatives and
friends in this city a visit during
the latter part of last week. ,
J. M. Cameron went' out to Sum
mit, Friday, to look after some mat
ters of business, and returned home,
Considerable worit haa been done
recer.tly on the state road leading
Mouth from town, A great deal of
gravel has been spread.
Friday, F. P. Morgan received
his license to piactice law before
any court in Oregon. Mr. Morgan
was in the law business many years
in Texas before coming to Oregon.
The firemen will give a 'dar.ee in
their hall next Friday night. This
will be the first dance of the season
and an exceedingly merry time is
anticipated. Good- music will be
Charlie Young returned Satmday
from a two week's trip to Elk City
and vicinity. He brought a fresh
ham of venison and. a four-point
set of horns as trophy of ..his prow
ess as a hunter. ' - -
Van Cleve, the veteran editor ef
Taledo passed through Oorvallis
last week on the train. When Ooll
returns from the state! Washing
ton in a few days we expect to give
some news regarding him.
N. M. Nowport, the Albany, at
torney, was in town last, week wita
a doe and eun in the bugey. We
suppose the dog was a fine bird
dcpr, the lawyer said he wa, and
wekuow he had all kinds of en
gravings on his collar but we did
not see any birds. -
The basket Bocial at Mr. and Mrs.
Occar Healy's, last Friday evening,
was a success trom every point
from ' every point ct
view. A good time is reported audition that would set ia.
the receipts for the evening wtref
something over $30...The object of
the social was to raise funds for se
curing a carpet for the Baptist
I. L. Armstrong, ,who has held a
position for the past six years as
miller at - the Fischer Flouring
Mills, intended to leaye yesterday
for Waitsburg,; Wash. . He is a
splendid miller and has made many
friends in Corvallis during his resi
dence her? who look upon his de
parture with regret.
Some time during the present
wtek B.fi., Wilkins will begin the
erection of a dwelling on' his lots
near the City hall. Mr. Wilkins
will boor have th undertaking
parlors completed, and then W. O.
Heckart and his fores of workmen
will commence on' the dwelling.
When everything is completed Mr.
Wukma will have a vvery desirable
W. H. Franklin,'! the Franklin
"Iron Works, this city, left Friday
' 'dor Mt. Vernon, Wash, aw Drotti
er. Richard, has bt-en employed
there for leme time as an lectri-
eian. and Mr. FranUin went up to
Mt. Vernon to assume charge dur
ine the removed of the electric light
p'ant from In. Vernon ' to Ana
certes. ' He exDects Uf- be absent
from four to six weeks.
W. D. Risley of Alsea returned
from Eastern Oregon on last Fri
day with his. family. They have
. . made a long trip in their wagon,
trning from here last July into the
TSasterii part of the state, thence
iuto Eastern Washington from
-thereto Idaho, and being on the
iro id nearly all the time, only stop
ping at intervals to"t -visit with
friends a short time. They came
o-er tho Barlow route into Port
Jnd and then came up the Valley
to Corvallis. They report a pleas
and trip. ,
' During last week Sup't Den man
visited tho schools in the northern
part of our county. Ho reports the
schools of this section as being :n
better condition than ever before:
the corps of teachers are among the;
-elTonaest in the county, lna tol-
' lowing are the districts and the
leohers employed -therein: Gran
cur. Miss Ellen Bella Dunlap; Dis
-trict No. 4, Annie Pagenkopf; Dis
trict No. 43, Mrs. Helen K.err Max
'J,ih: Wftlis. Zelia Minerr District
"No. 74. Jennie Shupp. Sup't Di-n-
. nan went tfi Alsea Monday to viit 1
the schools of that section
. . - -L - . -
During last week , work was done
on tho road leading from Corvallis
to the Odd Fe'lows' cemetery. There
was a sufficient fund available to
iay for hauling about 80 loads of
gravel and and distributing it on
this road. - The gravel was hauled
from across the river. - This is a
piece of load that gets in a very bad
xondition darin2 the winter months
and the funds forits.impfovement
" were contributed partly by tho Odd
Fellows, and residents along this
road added their mite in .order' to
have something done to' insure, ' as
nearly as possible, a road that can
he traveled during the winter, .
W.A.Sanders, Jeweler. --
Come and try "Hot Tamains."
By order cf the committee, a
cordial invitation i3 extended to all
O A C students to attend the Fire
man's dai.ee in their hall next
Mrs. M. M. Prestou, who has
been vising with relatives iu
this vicinity for several weeks,
returned to her home in Moscow,
The O. R. & N. Company have
done a great deal of work on their
dock in this city preparatory to
operations thi3 winter. A number
of carloads of stone were dumped
in on the river bank j.ist above the
dock to form a sort of bulwark
wbn the Willamette gets high.
A. 0. Krogstad, of Toledo, was In
Coryallis last week on business. He
came out to get the rew drill that
was bought by his company to bare
for oil in the Yaquina country. It
cost them $2,300, and is a queer
looking apparatus. It wil require
a 10 horse power engine to run its
drill to a depth of fifteen hundred
A Cove girl fell out ef a buggy
and was all mussed up. When she
fluttered to her feet she gave her
fellow a stony stare, and said : "You
had better so to Union and learn
how to take a girl out riding. There
the boys let the girls drive and
held them in with bath hands."
Tne fellow looked so ashamed that
the horses blushed. Union Repub
lican. The contract of supplying the
Corvallis public school with station
ery will be awarded this week. C.
A. Gerhard, Alien & Woodward
and Graham & Wells are the bid
ders. Among other things to be
supplied are 10 reams of 10 pound
legal cap, 5 gross ot lead pencils, 1
gross ef slate pencils, 2 gross of
colored chalk and 40 gross of com
mon white chalk.
Johnnie Weber, the little six
year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Au
gust Weber, who live near Granger,
was kicked on the head last Friday
evening by a horse and qaite ser
iously injured. ' A physieian was
summoned from Albany to attend
the child and some particles of bone
were removed from the child's
head. The doctor told the parents
that their son had about an even
chance for his life and that much
dspended upon allaying inflamma-
Saturday. Dok j Gray brought to
Coryallis a sol dan eaglo which he
had shot at his home southwest of
Pailomath. For some time his
geese bad been disappearing ana
he finally discovered that the eagle
was accountable for their absence.
Me got a shot at the eagle when it
was sitting in an oak tree about 150
yards distant," Tha Lird flew off
some distance, notwithstanding the
fact that a rifle ball had passed
through the center of its body.
When secured it was found to be a
very large eagle and measured 6 ft.
Si inches from tip to tip of its
wings. Roy Woodcock is going to
mount it. - Jt
The third lecture,- given under
rthe management of Sup't. Denman
will oocur next Thursday evening.
Prof. Jay Wo. Hudson, who-lectured
last Tuesday in this city,
will again lecture on "Rambles in
tho Land of Shakespeare." This is
said to be one of Prof . Hudson's
best lectures and all should avail
themselves of the opportunity of
hearing this polished orator. It
was the intention to begin this lec
ture at 8:15 p. m., out as many ef
the churches of onr city have
prayer meeting Thursday evening,
Sup't. Denman has decided to be
gin promptly at .8:30. This does
not mean o:4o. Reserved seats on
sale at Gerhard's Book store.
The dramatic recital by Miss
Sophie Wolfe at the college
chapel last Friday eveni8 was
largely attended and most favor
ably received. Her reading of
the several numBers was artistic.
Whila the more dramatic num
bers . on the program appeared a
trifle long due ia a great meas
ure to a tendency to ba too de
liberatethe selection detailing
Gavoche's fatherly care was so
well done . as to entitle Miss
Wolfe to a place with the best
readers 'we have heard here, and
"An Object of Love," possibly,
snowed her at her best. The
piano duet by the little Misses
Horner and another by the Misses
Letha Patton and Una Stewart,
and the Baritone solo by Harold
Martin were appreciated.
A large number of members of
the M. E. Church and friends of
Rev. Frank L. Moore, the pastor,
called at the parsonage, i'riday
ovening, and surprised Rev. Moore.
The reception was tendered Rev,
M-oire in honor of his return to the
'Corvall'S pastorate of the M. E.
church for another year.. Conver
sation and music yere engaged in
and during the renins Virgil E.
Walters, in a very ueat sptech,
presented Rev. Moore with a hand
some Hilver service in behalf of tho
members of the chnrch. In the
butter dish was found tho where
withal to secure some $10 worth of
Jersey creamery butter. The ray
eran.d gentleman was greatly 6ur
prised, but made a most gracious
resnonse to the presentation speech
in which ho fittingly Expressed his
thanks to those present, not only
for their choiee offerings, but for
the honor bestowed upon him.
The 15ln local teacheis' inalituiejor
Ben on county was held at Dusty lust Fri
day evening and the following Saturday.
The attendance and interest icactui pro
portions beyond expression. The pro
gram for the evening and day sessions
received the closest attention from those
in attendance- Those present canie from
every district in this part of oar county. A
delegation of sixteen teachers went from
Corvallis. Every teacher, except one,
that is now employed in 'Southern Ben
ton was there.
At the eveniugees6ion the commodious
grange ball was Ailed to overflowing,
standing room being at a premium . The
Dusty quartette, consisting ol Mrs. M.
M. Waltz. Mrs. J. H. Edwards, and
Messrs. R. J. Nichols and E. H. Bel
knap, assisted by Mr. Wilbur Starr, ren
dered excellent music. The selection,
The Flag Without a Stain," contained
a sentiment that echoed from the heart
of every loyal American.
The recitations of Lela Buckingham,
Floy Hawley, Bertha and Belle Edwards
were well rendered and enthusiastically
received. The duo by Mr. M. M. Waltz
and Mrs. J. H. Edwards did much to add
interest and entertainment to the pro
gram. The dno, banjo and guitar, by
Messrs. Bain, found a responsive chard
in every heart. Gretta and Floyd Bris
tow entertained the institute with in
strumental music. The address of Supt.
Deo man on "Wni. McKinley, Our Mar
tyred President,'' gave a Bummary of the
life work and those traits of character
which made him "first in the hearts cf
all bis countrymen." The basket dinner
was one of the treats of the day. The
thoughtful, unsurpassed, and amiable
housewives of this section had prepared
a dinner,' the eight of which Would make
the month of a prince, or a count, water;
the quantity of which would supply the
wants of an Oregon legislature.
. The program for Saturday consisted of
singing by the institute, recitations ' by
Winona Price, Edith Price. Inez Wil
liams and Golda Howard, a solo by Miss
Chamberlain, a duo by Mrs M. M. Waltz
and Mrs. J. H, Edwards, a song by Caryl
Excerpts from His Address Delivered at the M. E. Church Last
. A critic can do less ia mora time than
any other imposition on earth.
When the labor organizations will
place moral planks in the platforms of
their strikes, such as The Sabbath with
our twmies and church, God will fieht
for ftSi against their enemies.
God has a lock and key on his store
house of grace. The trusts Can't comer
it, thank God. It they could, it wonld
sell too ,high for "poor; men ever to be
saved. - -
Hear me!' It is not environment that
floored you. Gcuerat cussed ness is the
trouble. . -
and Hazel Edward and Jtjsie Benham.
The song, "The Flag Without a Stain,"
on request,, was snag by th Dusty quar
tette. . .
The institute work consisted of the
following discussions: "How Business is
Done in the Oregon Legislature," by
Hon. E. J. Nichols. " This paper was
fall of interesting information and con
tained many things of a practical nature,
scuh as would benefit the teacher.
"Arithmetic," by Prof. S. W. Holmes,
was also a practical presentation of the
subject. The speaker eoatended that we
should Btrive to present the .subject to.
that practical benefit' would be "Berived
by the popil. Rev. Mr. Peck gave, an
earnest and enthusiastic talk on i'The
Teacher's Influence on the Child's Char
acter.;' .VWhat Constitutes a Good Di
rector," was - thoroughly discussed by
Profs. Q. A. Peterson and E. P. Goin
Messrs. L: S. Edwards and H. T.' Bris-
tow gave interesting talks on "What
Constitutes a Good Teacher." ; The pa
per of Mr. Edwards showed careful and
thoughtful study. The remarks of Mr.
Bristow spoke the sentiments of one of
Bnto'n's best directors and enthusiastic
patrons.. "How can the Patron Best
Help the School?" was ably presented
by Mrs. E. J. Nichols. The language,
thoughts and Sentiment of this paper
solemnly impressed every loyal patron
of our common schools with the import
ance and.the necessity of better support,
better co operation, and a greater love
and interest id the ereat work nf nnr nnh.
lie. schools. Hoa. E. H. Belknap, at the
beginning of -the morning's xercisesj
made the address of welcome. Mr. Bel
knap not only did himself credit in the
way in ,which he so warmly welcomed
the strangers ' Dv&y, but likewise, re
flected credit i on the i.:aU6trious, iaUi
ligerit and ti.hty farmers of this sec
tion., lie did U3ay as he had done eo
maay liin&s i.u. the past; he proved him
self an iutei istiog, forcible speaker, liav-
icg something good to say, and knowiug
how to 6ay it.
Chas. H. Horner, a graduate of the O.
A. C. last year, and salutatorian of his
class, now one of Benton's wide-awake
teachers, responded to the address of
welcome. ; He alluded' to the standing
that this community had outside of their
own yicinty. He recalled 'he fact that
some of the ablest men of our state, those
who are leaders in the educational find
political world were born and partially
educated within a stone's throw of Dustv.
On account of the lateness of the hour,
Mr. M. M. Walts asked to be excused
from discussing "The Duty of the State
to Public Schools." The next local in
stitule will be held in Corvallis.
An Old Relic.
Jamestown was the first Eng
lish settlement in the United
States. - It was founded in 1607,
by 105 colonist sent out by a
London company under fiora
ruaad ot Christofer NeWpott.
Captain John Smith was a prom
inent member of the expedition.
The town was founded en the
James river, 3E miles above its
month. Tile encroachments of
the river have converted .th.
promontory on which tne old
town stood into an island and a
portion ef the settlement has
been eatirely - swept away, A
part of the old church tower,
with some tombstones 'standing
aroand it, is now the only relic
of the ancient town. Sam
Moore, of this city, is the prend
posessor of a brick taken from
the old church. The feriek is
nearly 300 years old and is at
present ofi display in the show
window of F. L,. Miller in this
citf. Mr. Moore has owned the
Over at Spokane a woman said to me:
"If God is all powerful why don't he kill
the devil?". I leplied: "That would
leave too many ; the -devil has a mighty
big family." ' . . . , -
Death for the right does net meaa de
feat. Not until the morning of the
Besurrection was "death swallowed op
in victory.' Look not in the cold gray
city for the long,forgotton ones; "why
seek ve the living among the dead?"
The heroes of early christian battles
live beyond the sunset's ' radient glow, in
the city not made with hands eternal in
brick about eight years; It is
hot unlike a common red bricfc
ia appearance, save that it looks
old, and " is somewhat ; larger
than the averase : brick , in use-
today. 1 , ' ; ' V;
Prof. Per not has tried theraat
ter of saving refuse prunes at the
Experiment Station thuvse&soa
with considerable success. . He
has converted them Int vlflegar.
He constructed l vat of lumber,"
and had all the small "pranes
that were worthless to dr damp'
ed Into it after beiflg Jacked se
the juice. . would run at. He
caughtfroa this vat about 6o
gallons of prune juice whieh was
put iatd barrels aad is flaw gar
tially vinegar. This Is -a
most practical move, lor... tne
farmer is taught" that he may
with the expenditure t a few
dollars get lumber and construet
a vat three ot foar feet high hy
ten feet long and four feet wide
with sufficient capacity t' save
all the prunes he can raise, to
say nothing of just those that are
small and worthless. Your re
porter drank some of thjnice
along at various stages ef acidity
d' Says that it was
Prof. Pefnot will write a bul
litin on, . the .subjeot of prune
products of the dryer." ,
f0lD fi!5 BODY.
Wagott Upset, Falling Upon Jos. S. Bank
er, and Stranglius Hint to Bcatn
A peculiar accident, which re
sulted in the death of James S.
Bunker, occurred on the road be
tween Buena Vista and Albany
about midnight Saturday.
Mr. Bunker, who was about 35
years of age, unmarried, and
without relatives in this part of
the country, had made his home
for the past eight years with J. L.
Cautse, a merchant at Buena Vis-J
ta. Saturday afternoon he start
ed with his employer's team and
wagon for Albany to attend the
lodge of Maccabees, of which he
was a member, and get a load of
soda Water. After ledge he visit
ed various saloons and started for
home about 10 o'clock.
Nothing more was seen of him
until shortly after 6 o'clock Sun
day morning, when the two sons
of M. V. Leepsr, who resides
about sixteen miles from Corval
lis, found Bunker's body lying
near the road within 200 yards of
their home. At this point there
is a grade some three feet high.
The wagon had upset and the de
ceased had fallen face downward.
The edge of the wagoa bed was
resting on the back of his neck
and he had been dead for some
hours. His team was standing
quietly, still hitched to the wag
on. Coroner S. N. Wilkins was
notified by telephone and he went
immediately to the scene of the
accident. A jury was empan
elled, and after investigation they
reported that death had been
caused by strangulation.
Mr. Wilkins brought the body
to Corvallis Sunday evening and
prepared it for burial. It was
sent to Buena Vista on Monday's
train, where the funeral occurred
in the afternoon.
Manager. Robert Johnson, of
the Benton County Prune Co. ,
estimates the ontput of the big
orchard of the company at abent
250,006 psunds of dried prunes
this year. Had the season been
favorable for drying the fruit
this company would . have dried
three , times as many prunes as
they did. .
A recent issue of the Salem
Statesman contains the follow
ieg items relative to prunes:
The word Italian has been
changed to Oregon oa the Pheas
ant Brand lables to the Associa
tion. : This is very appropriate,
becaase the Italians are general
ly known as the - "Oregon"
prunes.; This brand is gaining
a market of Its owb,' which is
bound to" be of good serviee to
the growers here ia fature years.
The Black Cat.
Hawes $3.00 Hats. ;
Just a few sacks of red clover
seed left for salo at Ziertlf's. -
Rugs! Rugs!! Rugs!!! Just re
ceived at J. D. Man & Co's.
Go to Zierolfs for nice red clover
seed raised, in Benton county
only a few sacks left.
Our Ladies fine shoes at $2.50,
$3.00, $3.50 and $4.00 are the acme
of perfection. N & C.
Get your umbrellas , fixed at the
Bicycle Hospital. Just received a
fine supply of fixtures. '
Prof. A. Klingeuiann, Corvallfe,
ureeon, will teacn tierman, in a
town, community, or family. .
Misses ' Garrett and Herbert are
now '-ready to do dressmaking on
Fourth St., three doors north of M.
E. church. ';
Our stock of Mens and Boys
heavy Boots: Shoes and Rubber
goods is now complete, and our
prices are right. N & C.
. The man or boy who desires to
be well dressed, according to fash
ion's latest decree should visit our
store.. Good dressers 'will be sure
to come, in, fact, the majority of the
best dressed men in the community
patronize our firm, because they
get the very best fitting jsuits and
overcoats at the lowest possible
prices consistent with quality and
durability. & C.
g. A. Hemphill is the "posses
sor of an old book that Was print
ed long Betora the revolutionary
war. ; It is'- bound ia leather,
fieatly printed and i an excel
lent state of preservation. It was
tnblished Dy Patrielc Moir, in
Glascow, Scotland, in 1764, and
was written by Rev. Thomas
Boston, VBeiflg ths substance of
several sermons, to which are
added some sermons - on - the
nature of church, cofflmunion."
The book was presented to Mr.
Hemphill by his " grandfather,
Samuel Andersdn, July 12, 1845;
B A N N ER S A LVE
tho most healing salve in tho world,
F ----- fa-v
BENTON COUNTY LUMBER GOMPANY
Manufacturers of all kinds of
Rough and Dressed Fir Lumber
IN CARLOAD LOTS
-YARDS AT C0RVALLIS'vO
Corner of 5th and Washington Streets.
- For prices enquire at "yards, oraddress the company'at'.Corvallis
or Philomath, Oregon.
J!? Job Printing
secure a Good Home, Splendid Stock Ranch, or Perfect
Summer Grazing Lands at Nominal Prices '
The Coast Land & Live Stock Company having purchased 40,000 acres of the
Corvallis and Yaquina Bay Wagon Road lands, known as the "Coe Lands,"
have now placed them on the market.
These ara unimproved lands situated iu Benton and Lincoln counties,
along the line of the Corvallis & Eastern railroad, in the best grazing and fruit
raising section of Western Oregon.1
Prices: $1.00 to $4.00 per Acre. Easy Terms. Perfect Title.
M. M. DAVIS, Agent
October 7, 1901. Corvallis, Oregon.
Corvallis' Most Popular Eating House
Fresh bread daily. A complete stock of candies, fruits and
nuts kept canstantly on hand. Smokers supplies
a specialty. .
H. W. HALL, Proprietor.
1 ; y.' I
Reduced Ten Per Ceut A m
This includes our entire " stock of the season's latest crea-
tions in Box: tjoats,
KTOU don't expect perfection
in clothes any more than
in men; you try to come S
near as possible.
If you get inside one of our
H. S. & M. suits, you'll be as
close to clothes-perfection as ycu
will ever get.
With every Boy's Suit or pair
of Shoes we give a bag of mar--bles
. Automobiles, Etc.