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About Corvallis gazette. (Corvallis, Benton County, Or.) 1900-1909 | View Entire Issue (April 4, 1905)
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NJT GOOD ENOUGH FOR US.
A matter o' great importance
to our citizens! is river naviga
tion, not alone for a fe'wjjmonths
of the year, but for 24 hours out
of every Cj5 days of the year.
In order to bring about this
much-desired statelTof affairs
it is necessary that there be
a change in conditions,
What conditions ? Conditions
that govern navigation on the
Upper Willamette; conditions
that restrict navigation on this'
section of the river at certain
seasons of the year; conditions
that Drohibit navigation alto
gether during the dry season.
Surely there has been but a little
advancement made in steamboat
ing and facilities for. the. same
during the past 30 or 40 years
that steamers have plied the Up
per Willamette during- the rainy
season. For lack of cheapest
possible transportation rates
many articles of produce are
not marketed it will not pay to
Everywhere it is a reiognized
truth that no means of transpor
tation is so cheap as that afford
ed by water. . This is in no sense
recalled as an argument against
railway facilities let the rail
ways handle its share. There is
great need of our railways of
course we must have spaed, as
we have perishable stuffs , for
market; this is an age of rapid
transit and our people have no
desire to give up any of the good
things that they enjoy,
In order for us to enjoy river
navigation it is necessary for im
provements to be made on the
Upper Willamette. Can we se
cure this? Will our people act
together and demand recognition
of our needs? or will they "let
tarings take their course," as they
, so often do?
WTl I 1 1 1 1
wnen we cnmK oi me greaw
works carried to a successful ter
mination by other people, we are
of the opinion that the task of
opening the Willamette and keep-,
ing it open for summer, as well
as winter navigation, so far up
as Corvaliis, is a mere bagatelle,
Water transportation is inher
ently cheaper than that afforded
by rail, and in proof of this state
ment a little history relative to
the Erie canal from Buffalo, N.
Y., on Lake Erie, to Troy, N- Y.,
on the Hudson, may not be amiss,
Tnis great canal, which is
about 440 miles long, was the
. conception of Gov, George Clin
ton in 1791. Work commenced
on it in 1817 and was finished in
1325. It has been enlarged some
three times and is soon to be
practically, rebuilt by the state
that it traverses and at a cost to
the state of $101,000,000. This
shows what New York thinks of
The canal is to be 75 feet wide
at the bottom,- with a uniform
depth of 12 feet and will carry
steam-propelled barges of 1,000
tons capacity. This canal was
for a time maintained on a toll
system, but after it had repaid
its cost it was made free. This
was many years ago.
It is a noteworthy fact that
when President Roosevelt was
governor of New York ' he ini
tiated and advocated that this
canal be rebuilt. Teddy, is still
digging canals. , ,
: Now, when a state like New
York, spider-webbed with rail
ways as she is, will spend such
an . enormous sum to rebuild a
canal there must be something
in it. Had she a river in such
condition as the Upper Willam
ette, flowing through such a great
and fertile valley, would said river
be improved ? Such a condition
would not be good enough for the
people of New York; is it good
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F I JA-. AM -1 ltl ' ' - 1
During recent years Andrew
Carnegie "and" 'John "Rockefeller
have entertained themselves . do
nating large -sums of money to
churches and other societies: al
so establishing libraries and so
forth, , For a time all went, well,
but of late' it appears that Mr.
Rockefeller ( is . experiencing j
trouble to secure the. acceptance!
of some of his contributions by
the churches and societies.
J Various ministers seem to look
upon these contributions rather
as "blood, money" than other
wise. That they are doing what
they, , believe? to be . right goes
without question, from the , fact
that one. must be strong in his
qonvictions Tof the evil of the
act when, .he . .deliberately puts
from him, $100,000 fpr instance.
When, , a , man does" this it is safe
I to presunie that; he,J is very ; cer
tain tnat.it would be a sinful act
for him to accept such a gift, even
for his church; s i-. f-.
Let us look at the matter from
a different standpoint: Suppose,
as the churchman most likely . be-
ieyesthat Mm Rockefeller did
not come by that particular $100,
000 honestly. 'Very well. If the
gift is refused what becomes of
it ? As a matter of course, Mr.
Rockefeller retains the money.
He may not be able to find the
particular person, or persons, of
bur eighty millions - of Deople
from whom he secured this money
so -that. he could return it to its
rightful owners; provided he de
sired to do so.
Furthermore, if the money was
taken from the people, surely the
church would be right in acting
for the people and accepting these
gilts, possibly the donor con
siders the church the most prac
tical channel : through which to
return, justly, to the people that
which is theirs.' If Mr. Rocke
feller obtained thisj money from
the ; people by' unjust : practices,
it by right belongs to the people
and should be returned to them,
through -the r assistance of the
church or "any ' other legitimate
channel. ;:.o,.... . .,
If it 4s justly his own money
he surely has a right to give . it
away, nas ne not ; so it , seems
a; plam :case,. Inb matter: from
which sider onelooksat ' the mat
ter' tht' there v isrio good reason
tor refusing any money that Mr,
Rockefeller may see fit to give
away. . -
Night of Cantata.-
Mention was made a couple of
issues back ot the fact ' that
Prof. Taillandier intended to give
an evening's entertainment soon.
at ' which" trine ' splendid ' work
in,tne way,.ol .cantatas was pro.m
lsed. . It is now 'given out. that
the date ot this sonfi". feast is ' to
be on Friday night, June 2nd
The first rehearsal is caUed for
this evening aft 8 o'clock sharp,
in College "chapel. ' It is- hoped
that every ginr. inA town will
take hold of the matter and assist
in carrying' ft tcr -a successful
termination,, as it'is for the bene
fit of the Y. M. C. A. boilding
fund. There will be na great
demands, made, upon the time of
anybody, as there will be but
one rehearsal " held each week.
We are assured that torty-six singv
ers have already signified
willingness to take part. This
is very good, indeed; and there is
no reason why the Armory should
not resound jwiW-music fit for
angels oh June nd.
Cheap Sunday Rates Between
Portland and Willamette : ,
Valley Points. .
Low round trip rates have been placed
n effect between Portland and Willam
ette Vallev points, in either direction.
Tickets will be sold , ' . w v.
SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS, ,
and limited to return on or before the
following Monday. v
Rate to ob Frdu Coryallis, $3,00.
fol parucui ra mc eent
For Infanta and Chil4reiL-H. 1
ifia una tou Have Always Ecugnt
We Fit Glasses
- ACCURATELY, and
To all Defects of Slaht.
MATTHEWS, The Jeweler
Room 12, Bank Building: ' -
0. C. fi T. STEAMERS
Steamer Pomona, leaves Cor
valiis, - Mondays Wednesdays
and Eridays, for Portland and all
way v points. For rates,'- etc.,
call on ."
Boats leave for Portland and
way stations, at 6 a. m. i f
, A. J. SHIRLEY, Agent.
A Daredevil Ride
often ends in a sad accident. - To heal
accidental injuries use Bucklen's Arnica
oalve. "A deep wouDd in my loo, trom
an accident," writes Theodore Schuele.
of Columbus, O., "Caused , me great
pain. "nyeic;iao8 were Helpless. - but
Bucklen's Arnica Salve quickly healed
it." Soothes and heals burns like magic,
25c at Allen & Woodward, druggists.
; . and
Cornice, Roofing, Guttering,
and all kinds of Sheet Metal
F. A. Hencye
In connection with 3. H
- Kidney tiouble often ends fatally, but
by choosing :the right medicine,' E. H.
Wolfe, of . Bear Grove, Iowa, cheated
death. . He savs: "Two years aeo I had
Kidney Trouble, which caused me great
pain, Buttering and anxiety, but I took
Electric Bitters, which " effected a com
plete cure. I have also found them of
great benefit in general debility and
nerve trouble, and keep them constantly
on hand, since, .as I find . they have no
equal.". Allen & Woodward druggist.
guarantee them at 50c. -
"With Lewis & Clark"
. By Julia Frattr
I an Intarwting Artlel In
This article1 is well jnustrated,
; and should be read by people of
7 the Northwest and then sent to
their Eastern, friends. it will
, show them the enterprise and
' progress of the Northwest better
than many letters would. Other
. ; articles, short stories and verse.
Sold by all Newsdealers.
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jerhedy; and . on account of the ereat
- merit and popularity of Foley's Honey
anu xar many lmuauons are onerea lor
the genuine. Ask for Foleys Honey and
Tar. and refuse any substitute offered as
no other preparation will give the same
satisfaction. It is mildly laxitive. It
contains no-opiates and is safest for child
ren and delicate persons. Sold by Graham
Pneumonia follow La Qrippa
but never, follow the uee of
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FravenU Fnenmonia and Coniomptlon.
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with m Ttty ta4 oah ha huo bM
fw.Ta Howt wtT mnft ipltlji
rni . nn 1 t
xiie yjAznn nas .made a
special arrangement with
the publishers of a number
of the leading magazines
and newspapers of the. Unit
ed States, whereby ; we are
offered cut rates, on these
publications. -: " ;
Now we could charge you the 1
full price for these and re-,
serve the difference between
the regular price and their :
special price to us, as our
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commission, but as the;; GA--,.
zette is a home' paper for
home people, it will be sat-,
isfied by receiving you as a
new subscriber, or, ; 11 you
are now a subscriber, then
by receiving your renewal
for a year in advance. This
special rate may not last
long, so take advantage of it -NOW
while the chance is
yours. ' . , . . .
Woman's Home Companion"
Frank ; Leslie's Monthly
Modern Prlscilla and ,
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Gory all is; Ore.
YOXT may.knd nour;
store and know that
,-iwe sellgQoa clothes
. ft t , i ' S
for men, but we believe
there are other "facts con
cerning our merchandise
which would benefit us both
If they were better .known
We contend that our
clothing embraces about
all that the word "clothes"
implies. " It is not mere
'covering for the body; for1
hot - and cold days, but it
is a recognized correctness
for garments for; dress ; it is fashionable : apparel, uptto-date
attire. We are herewith illustrating ourV; ' " ' '
I GROUSE &BRANDEGEE
Smartsac, a distinctive-cut sabk suit for men and young men; a
suit combining features of importance in' this' day of tailored
clothes ready to put pn. These suits arefmade of . rough and
smooth faced fabrics, full of distinctive pdints of modern tailor
ing, in which; you are sure to' find absolute satisfaction, not alone
for service, but for, correctness as to present demands of high
duality tailored garments. ' ; ; f - , " '
Repairing arid Job Work
of any kind promptly J ; :'l
: and correctly done.'
at prices that are reasonable and
eyes tested free of all: charge.
PRATT, the jitnrtLLR
Opsn Day and Night
J. C. HAK1MEL, Prop.
One of the Finest Etniiped Hotel In the Valley.
Both Phonesm '
AMBLER & WAITERS,
- REAL ESTATE, LOANS, INSURANCE : -
VIRGIL E. WAITERS, CORVALtlS. HENRY AMBLER, PHIIOIWH.
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ing for the money I
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Rooms Single on EnSuito
Bus Meets all Trains
If yon are looking for somereal good
Bargaina in Stock, Grain, Fruit and "
Poultry Ranches, write for our special '
list, or come and see us. We will take
pleasure in giving you reliaole inform.'
tion: also showing you over the county
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ter to your' customers' that is
a disgrace, to your, business .
a disgrace to your town and
a, disgrace tothe printer who
puts it out. 5 . i .
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spelling-r'correct in - gram
marcorrect in punctuation
- rn v sood stock printed
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