i5) : Mip Hi tty Lilly made a busi ness tiip to Poriiand, Wednesday. Prof. G. Lester Paul informs us that he has been elected to occupy his present docuticnary position in Portland for another year. We are in receipt of the annual catalogue from the state normal school Bt Monmouth, Or., for 1904' 5. It is nicely printed, well edited and in every way attractive. Tkn TnAnAnflflna Ttri crinfV tf"!lnh will hold a meet tomorrow and son 'e good events are promised. Lovers of horse racing will un Houbtedlv eet their money's worth if thty attend. Mrs. R. H. Nabbott, who has been a cuest for a brief period of Mrs. A. E. Wiikins, of this ci'y, de partfd for her home in.. Webster Oiiv. Iowa, last Tuesday. Webster City-was formerly Mrs. Wiikins' home. Mr s. G. R. Farra returned home. Tuesday from a visit to the towns of Grants Pass and Ashland, Southern Oregon . She reports that the thermometer climbed some dis tance above the MJO mark on one or two days during her visit in that section. Mr. and Mrs. Koy laylor are down from The Dalles, and are visiting at the home of Mrs. Tay lor's father, John Porter, where they will remain about a month Roy is running a barber shop in The Dalles and is getting along nicely. He has been in business tip there for about a year. Virgil A. Pinkley, the well known elocutionist who recently de lighted an audience at the Fresby terian church in this city, passed through Corvallis, Tuesday, en route to the bay, where he expect ed to do something in his line. If he fills any contracts over there we bespeak him a good house, as he . will merit it. We are informed by Chief Lane that it behooves people to be care' ful hereafter where they tie their cows about the city. He states emphatically that henceforth any cow that he finds tied where she can get on the side wait will im mediately be taken to the pound. It matters not that she is tied it is where she is fastened that cuts figure. Ed Clark arrived in this city last Tuesday for a brief visit. He now has charge of a bank at Glenns Ferry, Idaho, and is getting along nicely. For awhile after leaving Corvallis some three years ago he Ore., with his brother, Elmer. Ed expected to take his departure his Idaho home yeBterday. Mrs. L. O. Wessel and Mrs. J Willwerscheid, sisters of A. Metzger, who arrived a week from St. Paul, Minn., for a visit, de parted Tuesday for Salem. After a brief sojourn in that city they will proceed to Portland, where they will . visit 'the Exposition. From there they will go to San Francisco, from which point they will return to their .Eastern home over the Central Pacific. J. C. Wells was in a reminiscent moad Wednesday. He informed the Gazette that it was the 45th anniversary of his wedding. On July 26, ) 860 he was united in marriage with Elizabeth J. King at the heme of . the bride s parents, Mr. and Mrs. David King in Pleasant Valley, this county. Only a few of the older persons who at tended the wedding are yet with us. Rev. J. A. Hanna performed 'the marriage ceremony. . A deed was filed at the recorders office, Tuesday, whereby the Coast Land and Live Stock Company, with headquarters at Albany, Ore., ceda to James Aid Wcod all grantors' lands in Benton, Lincoln and Polk counties. There are 21,- 6bl acres thus deeded and the con sideration. was $1. James Mcl Wood in turn deeds these lands to the Bently Realty Co., of Portland, the consideration in this case being $ 1 . John Harbaugb, who ai rived here a few weeks ago and thought himsfclf settled permanently, has yielded to a dislike his wife has taken to the country and we are informed that they will depart next Sunday for Denver, Colorado. Mr. TTarViaiiryti ia a rrrrA maAnonii oitf? uut vuugu AW MP gUUU UJVUOiUl U11VI has had employment with Adams Bros. He likes the country very much. They came originally from Kansas. Quite a large party of English people arrived in this city, Tues- day, and secured conveyances at v iujiu mui Dvagig iui Aiooa, wucio they are to enjoy an outing of some length. It appears that some of these people are very wealthy and have built log cabins over there for the entertainment of guests. There to nna varv 1 a rera tinilrlinfr 4haf id . tt - 0 used as a banquet hall. Several people of note are reported to be gue-'s '.n V..".- Yar?7 at present. OUo F. L. Herse arriyed home Wednesday evening, from a brief trip to Eastern Oregon. . Benton county peaches have al ready made their appearance in the local market. They are fine ones, too. for . A. J. ago Merwin-McMaines returned last Monday f.otn a trip to Washington and a few days in camp with Ore gon National Guard. Carpenters are at work under the supervision of Prof. Holmes placing new seats in the public school build ings. Other wrrk of improvement is to be done. Next Tuesday evening the regu lar monthly meeting of the Benton County Citizens' League will be held and it is hoped that the mem bers will all be in attendance. Bert Bowers, a member of this year's graduating class at 0 AC, was expected to arrive from Portland yesterday. After a visit with Cor vallis friends be will go to Eastern Oregon. -.. ' Mrs. Lizzie Estes and son went to Portland last Tuesday to spend a few days at the Fair. Mrs. Estes and children expect to depart for their home in San Francisco in the course of a week or two. A much-enjoyed launching party was given on the Willamette last Tuesday evening by E. J. Garrow to about a dozen . of his friends. This was on the eve of his departure for Humboldt county, California. Last Tuesday afternoon at 5 o'clock Rev. P. A. Moses united in wedlock, at his residence, Henry P. Spradling and Miss Ida May. The young people are to reside in this city in a dwelling near the C & E depot. - Presbyterian church, Rev. M. S. Bush, pastor Bible school 10 a.m.; reception of new members arid communion 11 a. m., subject, "The Unhallowed Sense;" C. E. meeting 7 p. m.: evening service at o p. m subject, "Cain's Way or Christ's Way." Services at the Christian church next Sunday wilLbe as follows Sunday school 10 a. m.; preaching 11 a. m. subject, " the Divine View point," YPSOE meeting 7 p. m ; preaching at 8 p. rr., subject, "Jonah, fh Runaway Preacher." The preaching services will be made short. All are invited. . C. R. McEwan and wife are to depart today for their home at Los Angeiee, California. They have been touring the valley and visiting the .Exposition and included Cor valliB in their itinerary. Mr. Mc Ewan is a large stock raiser in New Mexico. He has a ranch of 30,000 acres presided over by his sons. Charley Heckart and a crew of six carpenters went out to the Beulah church district yesterday where Mr. Heckart has the con tract for building a very fioe coun try residence for Doc McBee. Work on the structure is to begin at once. Mr. Heckart has j ist completed the carpenter work on the Finley resi-: dence here in town and it is now in the handt of the plasterers. The water commissioners held a sort of informal meeting last Tues day evening at which lime was considered certain features of Engineer Miller's estimates. As several items of data regarding piping was not clear to the com missioners it was decided to com municate with the engineer, who is at Athena, Or., and have him come to Corvallis if possible that the commission may go over his figures with him. All members of the commission were present save M. S. Woodcock and E. Woodward. Wednesday evening Mrs. Rose Selling gave a launching party in honor of Mrs. Greenberg who is to depart ere long for her home in San Francisco. Strong's , launch was secured for the occasion and there were 29 invited guests. The party went gaily down stream about 4 miles and had a splendid time of it; On returning they had ascended the Willamette about a mile when the engine gave out broke. After landing they pboned to town for a j coach and awaited its arrival amid much merriment. They finally ar-1 rived home about 12o'c,ock. They had not only an enjoyable launch ing party, but a memorable one. The matter of a boat club and a boat house has been conceived and some of our young men are serious ly considering the matter. The proposition, if it's a go ,is to get ten or twenty fellows interested at $100 or $50 each and build a double deck boat bouse and club room to be floated on the Willamette river." It is estimated that the house would cost about $500 nicely fixed up, and a number of canoes could be purchased for use of club mem bers and for rent to outsiders. The scheme seems' a good one and is worth considering. . Ultimately boating might become a popular college sport and would undoubted ly be better for the students than To Receive Benefit. As we stated in the Gazette a week ago, W. O. Trine, physical director at OAC. went to San Francisco expecting to undergo an operation for the removal of a portion of diseased bone in his chin. On arriving: there he as certained" that the operation could be performed in Portland as weir as m San Francisco and in order to be nearer home when he submitted to the ordeal he re turned at once to the former city. Here n was operated - upon aftid is stated to have stood it well and that his chances are good for recovery. He is widely known in his profession and has a host of friends, as is evidenced by the following, which is taken from the Oregonian:, - ' . , Several prominent local ath letes are planning a monster benefit in the shape of an athletic carnival to be given to -W. O. Trine, better known to the ath letic fraternity by the sobriquet of 'l)ad," who underwent an operation in this city yesterday whereby his lower jaw was al most entirely removed owing to a cancerous growth having formed. "Dad" Trine is known all over the Pacific Coast as one of the squaresr. men who ever don- nea a spixe snoe or Handled a a track team. He has been con nected with athletics, first as an amateur - and later as a pro fessional coach all of his life, it i t ana nas aone more toward pro moting athletics on the coast than almost any man in this locality. Trine was a noted foot racer in his day and later gained prominence as a rtfnner with M 1 . nose reams wnen tnat sport was at its zenith, and of- late years has gained fame as a professional coach, having been instructor for the past several years of the crack Oregon Agricultural Col lege field and track teams. Many ot- the most prominent of the amateur athletes of the North west today, owe their early suc cess to the coaching of "Dad" Trine, and these men are the ones who will come to the front and help : the proposed benefit along. The affair is-being planned by Jack King, Berl Kerrigan, Frank Lonergan, "Dad" Moulton, Billy Hay ward and a hostrtof others who are putting their shoulders to the wheel, and the affair will undoubtedly prove date has not yet note. 4 He : thitks Corvallis has g "ne ahead since he l'ved here a few years ago and such is in fact the case. - People who have a telenhnne need onlv to notifv Smnli's hafrpriz any time they want bread and it will be delivered at once. 62-71 Lost In' Corvallis or rear Catholic cemetery July 9th, a lady's black serge jacket with jet buttons. mder please return to Mrs. Anna Mattley and receive reward. 62 Just as we were going to press yesterday afternoon word reached us to the effect th.t Jacob Blum- berg had withdrawn his appeal of the case he recently had before ustice Holgate, wherein he wae charged with selling liquor, and either will, or. has paid, his fine of $50. We are informed that' John McGee made affidavit recently that Mr. Blumberz had sold him whiskey as charged in the complaint. The Corvallis base ball team eaves todav for the coast. To- morrow they will play the New port team. The line, up of our team for Saturday's game will be follows. Reib n. Pilkinoton f Colbert 1st b, Swan 2d b, Pratt 3db, Uroni8e B 8. Butoloh If. Chnmripm cf, Keady rf. On Sunday our boys are to have a game with Siletz. to be played atNewpoit, and the line up will be slightly changed. It will be as follows: . Colbert p. Cham bers c, Pilkington lstb, Frink 2d b, ratt dd b. lronise ss. Butoloh If. Reib cf, Emery rf. Miss Alice Wicklund expected to go to Salem yesterday to remain for some time. Shi is makiner preparation for the inter-state pro- niDition contest which is to be held in Portland, Sept. 2lst. In this contest six orators are to compete, two each from the states of Cali fornia, Oregon and Washington. The winner of the contest will re ceive a cash prize of $100 and the honor of representing the Weet in national conteet to be held in the East some time next year. MiEB Wicklund is one of Oregon's repre sentatives and Chester Gates, of Dallas, is the other. Strayed. From Corvallis. a dark brown horse. weight 1050, strip on nose and one white hind foot. Suitable reward will be given for hiareturn, or information as lo his whereabouts. 62t Vmrro Bros.. Corvallis. success. The been, decided upon, but will likely be about August r5 Additional Local. See Blackledge for furniture, etc. . . - . 26 Miss Bessie Dilley arrived home Wednesday from Scio, where Bhe visited relatives. Albert J. Metzger buys old gold and silver 61-2 aire. m. a. Woodcock and son, Edwin, went to Portland yesterday for the purpose of attending the Fair for a week or ten days. See the surging crowd wending its way to J. M. Nolan & toon s great Dissolution Sale for bargains It is reported that next week will mark the beginning of threshing in this county. Several .machines will start it is claimed. Largest line of matting in coun ly at Blackledges. 30tf So soon as deer are ripe Post master Johnson and some friends are plauning to spend a couple of weeks in the Yachats country. : iilackiedge, leading wail paper dealer. ' 30t Mrs. Grace E. Hall, who has been visiting relatives at Buena Vista for the past few days was ex peeled to return home yesterday Casoadia Water can be. supplied by Wiley & Zeis. This water comes from the famous Cascadin Spring in the Cascade mountains and is kept on ice by this house. : : (,1 Mrs. Louise Smith-Glanville leaves tomorrow for Roseberg, Or for a short visit with her mother, after which she will go to Grange ville, Idaho, to , resume her classes on piano, one is a very talented lady and for the past year or more has studied with Prof. Taillaudier at OAC. Elmer Clark and wife arriyed in this city Wednesday evening from Vale, Oregon. Elmer iB now the banker at that city and is getting fttr jr Ty) CS"Z' rlnH"C 35th GRAMD 35th ADVERSARY SALE LETTER LIST. Letters remaining uncalled for in Cor vallis week ending July 22 1905- ThoatVermillion,GeorgeSam8el, Mrs, , M E Smith, M HTRose, F K Price, Chas Pierce, ..Frank Needham, C L Nelson, Miss Hazel Nouman, Miss Eme Mackay, ' Peter" Knhn, Mias Olive Harris. Gnv Will Davis, J M Bradley, Leeter Huff man, J A Bennett, Miss Josie Bryan. Miss Fay Bowser, Mrs J M Barclay," L Crynis, Rey Win Coney. . B.W.Johnson, P. M. Teachers' Examination. As this week marks the Thirty-fifth year that I have been in business in Corvallis, I wish first to thank my patrons and friends for the liberal patronage they have extended me, and to announce that, as has been my custom, I am going to hold an Anniversary Sale for just one week, but this year I am going to offer you prices that will eclipse any previously made on the same lines of goods. HERE ARE SOME OF THE PRICES I AM MAKING: 1,900 yards Torshon Lace and insertion, "all widths and select patterns, while it lasts, 5c per yard- Thompson's Glove Fitting and W. B. Corsets, to fit all forms, $1.50, $1.25, and $1.00 grades are going at 75c. 50c values reduced to 36c Ladies' Sailor Hats, this line we are going to discontinue. . 50c values 24c 25c values 19c Special, Amoskeag Ginghams, all colors, 5 c p e r y a rd . Ladies' Purses and Hand Bags, black, brown, white andtan, leather and velvet.""" Regular $1.50, reduced to $1.15. 125, " .95. 100, " " .75. .75, " " ,48 Ladies' Auto, Yacht, Golf, and Saucy Susan caps, all colors. $1.50 caps, now $1.05. $1.00 caps, now 78c 1.25 " " 95c 75c " " 56c 50c caps, now 38c. . I want to close out my entire line of Summer Suitings and crash goods, comprising Voiles, Scotch Oxfords, Mercerized Taffeta3 Spot Mohairs and Crepes, Luster Linens- and Homespun Suit ings, n the season's latest shades, at the following prices: ' ' 40c goods reduced to 31c. 30c " . " " 22c. 20c " " " " 15c. 35c goods reduced to 27c. 25c' " 19 16c 12k. 50 pairs of Men's Trousers and Outing Pants, reduced from $4.50 to $3.60. $4.00 to $3.20. " 3.50 " 2.65. 3.00 " 2.35. $2.50 to $195. Boy's Buster Brown, Norfolk and Middy Suits, size 3 to 8 years. Regular $3.50, special $2.95. " 3.00, " 2.55. " 2.50, " 2.15. 2.00, " 1.65. " 1.50, 1.29. GROCERY DEPARTMENT, EXTRA SPECIAL. Ball Mason Fruit Jars, pints-- 60c 1! quarts -73c half-gal $1.00 21 pounds choice Rice--- -$1.00 6 cans Sardines ..... 25c Extra Standard Tomatoes, per can 10c doz-i$1.00 Corn, per can ---10c " Arm and Hammer or Schillings Soda, 4 packages for 25e Western Dry Granulated Sugar, sack $5.70 -Fruit Sugar, per sack -- $5.70 Notice ia hereby given that the county superintendent of Benton county will hold the .regular -examination ot appli cants for state and county papers at Cor vallis, Oregon, as follows: - : Fob State Papers. Commencing Wednesday, August 9, at 9 o'clock a. m., and continuing until Sat urday, August 12, at 4 o'clock p. m. Wednesday Penmanship, history, spell ing, algebra, reading, school law. Thursday Written arithmetic, theory of teaching, grammar, bookkeeping, physics, civil government. Friday Philosophy, geography, mental arithmetic, composition, physical geography. - Saturday Botany, plain geometry, gen eral history.English literature, psy chology, i Foe Couhty Papers. Commencing Wednesday, August 9, at 9 o'clock k. m. and continuing until Fri day, August 11, at 4 o'clock p. m. First, Second, Third Grade Certificates. Wednesday Penmanship, history, areog- raphy, reading. Thurslay Wiitten arithmetic, theory ot teaching, grammar, physiology. Fiday Geography, mental arithmetic, school law, civil government. Primary Certificates. ; Wednesday Penmanship,' orthography, arithmetic, reading. Thursday Art of questioning, theory of . teaching, physiology. Notic is further given to all appli cants for county papers that persons not known to the county board of examiners will be required- to furnish testimonials of good character before certificates will be issued. Notice 13 further given that the author ity on which answers in Theory of Teach ing will be held is "White' Art of Teaching." Dated this 28th day of July, 19o5, at Corvallis, Oregon. . r Gko. W. Djsnman, CouLty School Superintend . . ftcnt, Corvallis, Oregon. B The White House, Gorv'allis, Ore, A MAN Is Judged by the Hat he Wears. Wo carry a larger stock of Hats than some exclusive hat stores. If you don't believe it we'll show you the goods. F. L miller, sr - Forced to Starve. B. F." Leek, of Concord, Ky., tays : "For 20 years I' suffered agonies, with a sore on my upper lip, so- painful some times, that I could not eat. After vain ly trying everything else, I cured it with Bucklen's Arnica Salve." . It's great for burns, cuts and wounds. At Allen & '"-odward'f drngsto'e;-OE!7.25'. , - A Surprise Party. A pleasant surprise party may be given to your sto nach " and "liver, by" taking a medicine which will relieve their pain and discomfort, viz : Dr. King's New Life Pills . They are a most wonderful rem edy, affording sure relief and cure for headache, dizziness and constipation ; 25c at Allen fe Wola-d's ding sVre.