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About Corvallis gazette. (Corvallis, Benton County, Or.) 1900-1909 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 3, 1905)
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
Born, in this city. Jan. 31, to the
wife of A. J. Johnson, a daughter.
Dr. Bennft and brid of BeV
fountain, were in Corvaiiis, We'lnes-
day. . I
Mrs. Daisy Overlander, who has
heiT ill for some time, ia now con
Mrs. J. C Hammel has been in
Albany a few days this week, the
gueet of friends.
Miss Minnie Buxton, who has
been in California for some lime, is
expected home tomorrow.
Sut't. Denman will hold a
teachers' examination for stote and
cnui tv papers from Wednesday,
Feb. 8, to Saturday following.
The First Spirtual Union of Cor
vallis will h)d services in Barrett
Lvceurn on Sunday at 3 p. m. A
cordial invita ion to everyone.
Thirteen hundred shares Great
Eastern Mining company stock for
sale at 10 cnts pr share. Ad
dress Box 62, Corvaiiis, Oregon.
Mrs. Taylor Porter was a visitor
in Albany Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Ireland ex
pect to leave tody for a week's
I visit in Portland.
Miles Stur, E. A. King and J.
C. Himmel are Corvallisites who
have visited Albany during the
The regular monthly services
will be held iu the Episcopal church
both morning and evening on Sun
day at the usual hour. A cordial
invitation is extended to all Services
conducted by Rev. H. D. Chambers.
Congregational Church Sunday
school nd class lor young uien at
10 a.m. Worship and Sermon at
11 a rn. Subject. "Was Chris
Manly?" Christian Endeavor
Union Meeting at the Disciple
church at 6 p. m. Union Service
with the evangelist, Dr. Harsha, at
7:30 p. m.
A business man (f this city in
forms us that a few days ago be
took a stroll through the section of
5 Corvaiiis 'ying west and south of
the (J. & Xj. depot and was amazed
at the rapid development and im
provement of this district. He
'Counted no less than ten houses re
cently erected and in course of con
struction. This is significant.
Mrs. Horace Locke, now of Port
land, is in this city, the guest of
relatives and friends. She arrived
a few days ago and it is her in
tention to return to the metropolis
next Sunday. She is enjoying
good health and 'say's that every
thing is O. K. with herself and hus
band. Mr. Locke is at preset. t in
the employ of the Dodd 'hardware
establishment of Portland.
When last heard of A. W. Rose,
of this city, a brother of D. C.
Rose, was Btill in St. Louis, butex
pected soon to proceed to Kentucky
for a visit with relatives. "Cap"
went to St. Louis from here some
time last May in charge of a con
signment of prunes and has been
selling theih in the interim. When
last he wrote he had a horse and
wagon to dispose of and would then
proceed to f Kentucky for a brief
visit, after which he would return
to Crvallis It is thought that he
is now in Kentucky.
The funeral of the late Edwin
Stone will occur in Albany, Sunday,
and in order that members of the
Masonic fraternity, and the Knight
Templars, and friends of the de
ceased, may be enabled to attend
the services of the dead, a special
train will be run from Yaquiha to
Albany in the forenoon of this day.
The train will leave Corvaiiis about
tl a. m., and return after the
funeral. No charges are to be made
but it is expected that only invited
friends and those fraternally con
nected will take advantage of the
During the first of the week the
announcement of the burning of the
Coast Range Lumbering Co. '8 mill
at Fall City, Polk county, reached
this citv . According to information
the mill was burned Sunday night
and was totally destroyed. Its
capacity was somewhere from
20 000 to 35,000 feet of lumber per
day and it was a total loss. The
details are meager, but it is said
the loss is estimated at about $10,-
000. The origin of the fire is un
known. We are iniormed that some
of our citizens were interested in
the company: At the time it was
destroyed it was under the manage
ment of Mr. WatkinB & Son.
Miss Winnie Miller, of Eugene,
arrived in uoryauis, Wednesday,
and will be the guest of Mrs. John
Smith for a coup e of weeks.
Miss Lulu Jones, a popular vocal
ist of Albany, is in the city, assist
ing with the music during thi re
vival services now in progress at
the Baptist church.
Gene Simpson, one of our most
enthusiastic chicken fanciers, states
that for seven months during th
past year he averaged $62 50 per
month on chickens. Those interest
ed had better see Gene and talk the
matter over with him.
Miss Winnie Logan, of Kings
Valley, arrived Tuesday from an
extended visit with her sister, Mrs.
A A. Bergan, in Ellehsberg, Wash.
She was enroute to ner Kings Val
ley home, but stopped over a day in
Ccrvallis, visiting at the home of
her sitter, Mrs. Will Horning.
F. L Miller has just completed a
20-foot addition to his chicken
house. This makes the house 100
feet in length bv 9 fet in width
It is thought to be the most up-to
date chicken housa in the county
and his Buff Orpingtons have
right 1 1 be proud of their home.
The ladies of the M. E. church
have changed the date of their
chicken pie dinner, which was to
have been given - at the Marshal
Miller hall this evening. The
dinner hour is now from 5 to 8
o'clock tomorrow, Saturday evening
This is final. Pie a la "Mother's
Monday marked the beginning of
the second term of the public sdhool
and all day long school children
could be seen scurrying hither and
thither securing new books and ex
changing bid ones. Tuesday real
work commenced and the ' a-b-ab"
proposition will be in order from
Fred Hency has been quite ill
during the past week. He was
threatened with pneumonia.
Prof. Mordaunt Goodnough,
formerly at the head of the piano
d partment at OAC, but now. in
charge of the ' same work -at the
Western Academv of Music, Pori-r
land, is expected to arrive in this
eity tomorrow for a brief business
visit He is a very talented pianict
and has many friends in this citv.
Miss Deetta Jones, a graduate
nurse from the Portland Sanitarium
arrived in this city last week and
has decided to remain here for
time in a professional capacity. She
is said to be a very capable nurse.
having to her ere nt a professional
career extending over, a period of
six years. Her card wiU be found
in another column.
The Fjre Fiend.
Rev. Father, Springer returned
yesterday from a brief . visit to his
former mission of Hillsboro. .The
mission is now a parish with reni-:
dent pastor. Many improvements
are being made in the way of com
I let'ng the church inside, building
a tower and purchasings a bell, the
cost of which will amount to over
Presbyterian church Rev. M.
S. Bush, pastor. Bible school 10
a. m., preaching 11 a,' m. by Rv.
Dr. Harpha, sunset, "How To
Obey." There will be a gret Mas?
Meeting in the Opera House at 3
and 7:30 p. m. These will be
union evangelistic services. Rev,
Har6ha will speak, theme, 3 p. m..
"Christ's Tenderest Invitation;"'
theme, 7:30 p. m., "Life Made
Anew." S. , N. Steele, who has
large numoer ot special music
books fir this occasion, will have
charge of the large choir and con
duct the music. Rev. Dr. Harsha
will continue these union services
in the Presbyterian church until
Between six and seven o'clock
yesterday morning a fire was dis
covered in the woodshed of E. P.
Greffoz, just back of his jewelrv
store. 1 he baker at Grant Elgin's
bakery discovered the blaze and
an alarm was sounded. The fir -was
extinguished before any par
ticular dimnge resulted.
Mr. Greftoz is positive that
this is the woik of an incendiary,
and, indeed, tne-state of affairs
seem to warrant this opinion In
the woodshed two or three cans
of asphalt were stored and-dost
to these cins"soine person had
aced tnree bottles that had
evidently contained kerosene.
These bottles of kerosene had
been wrapped with gunny sacks,
saturated with the oil, and set on
fire. Whoever the incendiary
was, he evidently : thought the
asphalt to be tar, and figured on
hot fire in a very short time.
But asphalt will not burn until
t becomes very hot: as it was,
the cans of asphalt got so warm
that they were boiling over when
This case is similar to that of
ast fall when the woodshed of
E. R. Bryson was set on fire. In
the case of Mr.V Bryson it was a
woodshed, as in this event, and
everything- indicates that both
fires owe their origin to the same
Extraordinary. . .
N. F. Gillespie is no longer at
Mr. Kline's store. He resigned Wed
nesday, after a service of eight or
nine years. Just what Mr. Gillespie
intends to engage in during the
immediate future is not known, but
whatever he may undertake he has
many fiiehds in this city who wish
him naught but good luck.
Myrtle May Spaulding was giyen
a party at the home of her grand
mother, Mrs. C. A. Spaulding, Tues
day afternoon, the occasion being
her arrival with her mother, from
Portland, for a brief visit in this
city. All the little girl's former
schoolmates were present and a
joily afternoon was spent.
Harry Holgate arrived home,
Wednesday, from Salem, where he
has been during the past month.
He will be home only a short time.
or the past four or five years
Harry has been in government em
ploy, at one time in the census de
partment, but now in the Depart
ment of the Interior. At present
. he w acting under orders from his
chief in behalf of the reclamation
and irrigation of certain tracts of
land in Eastern, Central and South
ern Oregon. While he will only be
at home a few daya during this
visit, he expects to be held in Ore
gon for five or six months to come
attending to government business.
Many friends in this city extend a
welcome to Harry.
Victor Spencer, who has been a
prescription druggist at Graham &
Wellp, this city, for some months
past, has accepted a position in the
wholesale department of the well
known drug establishment of Wood-
ard & Ciark, Portland. He went
to Portland, Wednesday to enter
upon his duties ; in his new held
Corvaiiis is 1 Vic's" boyhood home
and he has many friends here who
regret that he has taken his depart
ure but who wish him every success.
Now that the Brick stable has
been purchased by Mr. , Lafferty
anl toe general understanding is
that it is to be converted into
first-class store building, why could
not some person ot means be per
suaded to undertake some business
on the vacant lot just north? If
good business building was erected
on the lot it would make a gr jat
improvement in the appearance of
the business part of the city and is
a good place for business as well.
A. B. Hammond, president of
the Corvaiiis & Eastern railroad,
has announced that F. H. Curtis,
vice president of the Astoria &
Columbia railroad, will assume.
temporarily, the management 'of
the C. & E. Mr. Curtis will; if it
is round expedient . be assisted by
U. W. Root, of ban Francisco.
Since the death of Edwin Stone.
manager of the C. & E., there has
been some speculation as to who
Mr. Stone's successor might be.
What the final arrangement will be
is yet to develop.
At the home of. the bride's
mother, on Third street, Sunday
afternoon at four o'clock, Walter
Linzy Sharp and Miss Verna
Peters were united in wedlock,
Rev. Deck, of the Evangelica
churchlofficiating. The ceremonv
was witnessed only bv relatives
and a small circle of intimate
ine aress ot tne Dnae was
white organdie trimmed with
satin ribbon. The parlors were
beautifully decorated with ferns
and potted plants, while , the
dining room was tastily decorated
with myrtle and magnolia rose
foliage. After the ceremony
delicious repast was served and
all made merry. The newly
married couple were the recipients
of a number of handsome pres
lne Dride is a Corvaiiis gir
and is very popular and ' highly
respected by a large circle of
friends. The groom is a youug
man of splendid character and is
at present a salesman in Berman's
grocery store. Mr. and Mrs.
Sharp will reside in the northern
part of this city. The Gazette
wishes them everything in the
way of joy and prosperity and
This announcement, the most important ever made by any
mercantile house in the Wil'iam tte valley, will e of vast in
terest to every man, woman nd child in this citv an 1 vicinitv.
Oar 35th Clearance Sale t
closed Jtn. 31st, and in giving thanks for your generous patron-
asfe I mke the following extraordinary. announcement: I will j
refund the money on all cash purchases m-'de on a certain d-ty
of the month of February, the ffay select' d to be announced in
the Gazette of March 3. The. Lucky Day will be selected by
lot. . ' : ' '".
No Matter What You Purchase
for cash at retail ratt-s, be it a five-cent or $100 purchase, il
your duplicate cht -cks bear tiu- date of the LUCKY DAY, your
money will be cheerfully refunded.
Notions for February.
Gazette Bell phone No 341. ,
Umbrrlla work at J. K. Berry's.
Save j Your Duplicate Checks
secured with cash purchases as, no mun-y will be refunded ex
cept on presentation-of dup''cate cash ch cks. -Buy something
every day and you are b:urid to
Be one of the Lucky Oies
Olives in bulk at P. M. Zierolfs.
Gazette Independent phone No
guaranteed ' at J. K.
My popular low prices will preyail during
goods marked in plain figures Mail orders
cash will participate in this offer.
this month." s All
Lm MLB ME
Regulator of Low Pricss Corvaiiis, Ore. 1
'.Umbrellas recovered and repair
ed at J. K. Berry's.
ribs fixed at J. X.
Do. trot fail to see P.
line'of holiday china.
Get your school books and school '
supplies at Graham & Wells. I
Lewis and Clark souvenir plates
at P. M. Zierolfs.
Silk and woolen goods a specialty
at Corvaiiis Steam Laundry.
.'. OAC . souvenir
dishes at' P. M
Send your lace curtains to Cor
Aallis Steam Laundry.
. Patronize home industry Cor
vaiiis Steam Laundry.
Sunday Messers Walton, Orin
Flettand son, Tommy and Day
and son will start -for their home
steads in the Five River country,
which lies to tha south of Alsea
Valley. James Flett and Levi Orin
will be absent from town about
month, while Messrs. Walton and
Day will remain on their home
steads indefinitely. One of the
postoffices of that section is located
on Mr. Day's homestead. The time
is not far distant when these home
steads will assume a value that will
surprise many people who have
allowed the opportunity to possess
i them to escape.
A Copper Gun Barrel.
B. F. Curtis, of Cheney, Wash.,
under date of Jan. 27th, writes
quite an interesting communica.-
tion to the postmaster at Monroe,
this county. It seems that sev
eral years ago a copper gun bar
rel was found on the banks of
the Long Tom river and much
comment and discussion relative
to the relic ensued. - Following
is a copy of the letter which Mr.
Curtis addressed to the Monroe
Dear Sir: Several years ago I
saw published in the Corvaixis
Gazette that some one had
found a copper gun' barrel three
or four miles' from Monroe, on
the Long Tom river. I can give
the history of the copper gun
barrel. It was a flint lock and
the rest of it is in the vicinity
where the barrel was found. It
was lost ia 1835, or worn out
and thrown away. If you' can
find the person who has the bar
rel and send it to the Lewis . and
Clark Fair, I will write the his
tory of the copper flint lock and
send it to the possessor of the
barrel. It would be a great
relic. , . . -y'r.'
We are iudebted to Fred C.
Peil, assistant postmaster at Mon
roe tor the information as per
above paragraphed. Beyond doubt
if the barrel was placed" on exhi
bition at the exposition, accon
panied bv the history connected
therewith, it would be of great
interest to many. Who's got the
Standard A cedar fchingles. for
$1.50 per thousand at the Corvai
iis Saw Mill. 10 tf.
Second grade fir lumber, al most
any dimension, f ir only $g. 50 per
thousand feet, at Corvalljs Saw
Mill. 10 tf.
Our Great Annual Stocktaking
Immense reductions in every department. Short ends
odd sizes, broken lines and remnants by hundreds.
Dress goods, Silks, Read y made wear, Laces, Ribbons,
Draperies, Lace curtains, Sheets, Pillow cases' etc..
Prices in many cases re
duced by half. Our new
Spring goods will arrive
JUST ARRIVED Our Spring stock
of wall paper is here. We have over 100
new patterns to select trom. Prices from
5 cents to 30 centsiper roll. . 12-14
Hollenberg & Cady.
Are you going with the crowd?
The time of your life the event of
the -season W. O. W., Albany,
Feb. 25. 11-18
; ' NOTICE. .
Un account ot recent changes m our
force, and in order to introduce our pres
ent employees to the pablic, I make
the following announcement : Mr. IW.
S. Lin ville, cashier; Miss Madge Bald
win, stenographer; Mr. Geo. W.- Belt,
clothing department; Mr. A. T. Grugett,
furnishing department;;' Mr. Ralph
Praett, dry " goods department; Misa
Melviaa Elgin, assistant dy goods de
panmeni; mr. franK xnraaner,, grocery
department;, Mr. O.V. Hurt, wholesale
department; Mr. Walter Kline, assistant
manager; Corvaiiis, Oregon,: S. L
Kline, proprie tor of The White House.
New Photograph Studio.
; I am now ready to do . photographic
work for the public, My studio is up
stairs in my new cement building. , Cal1
and see me, you will be welcome..
12-18 B. R. THOMPSON.
The largest assortment bf Shoes offered on :
Special Sale in Philomath."' Comprises about
1,000 pair of Men's, Women's Misses', Boy's
and Children's Shoes will be on sale during'
the month of February. This reduction will
be made for Cash only. Immediate attention
will be given to Mail Orders.. Tnere are
. Special Prices on Men's, Women's, Boy's and
; Children's Rubber Boots and Oil . Coats.
We also call your attention to our large Stock
of Millinery Goods which are on Special Sale.
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PHILOMATH, - - - OREGON