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About Corvallis gazette. (Corvallis, Benton County, Or.) 1900-1909 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 15, 1905)
W. E. Yatt-s went to Portland,
Fridsy, on business that detained
him a few da) h.
Mrs. A rue i s Schubert is back
home again after an outing of a
couple of weeks, about equally
divided between visiting the Fair
at Portland aud with friends at
H. Bryant, state, adjuster in the
matter of insurance claims for the
Oregon' Fire. Relief Association,
viated in Corvalhs, Friday aDd
S iturday. His home is in Albany.
Frank Lilly, who has been visit
ing relatives and mends in Uor
vallis for the past week, intended
to leave for his home in La Grande
yesterday. Mrs. Lilly reniains in
Dilley, the "Fixer," is home
from tie Exposition and has con
siderable to say in praise of what
he saw- He was accompanied by
his camera and on bis return had
pictures of about everything at the
Fair. Some of his views are un
In our last issue we mentioned
the fact that there was school
money enough availabla to give $4
to every child of school age in Ben
ton for the coming year. We find
rffairs even better than this. In ad
dition to the above every district
has to its credit $50. 1
Arthur Keady expected his wife
and children to arrive last evening
from Olympia, Waerj. A bey were
to come via Albany and he - went
over on the train expecting to meet
them. Art has rented a dwelling
near the K. C. Kiger home, and will
begin nousekeeping shortly.
The little gasolene launch recent
ly built by the Kemp brothers of
Corvallis has been sold . to the
Spaulding Logging Company. For
a time it was understood that it
was to be operated on the Wil
: lamette river between Salem and
Independence, but such is not to
'- J. J. Houck and family, of Gold
Hill. Southern Oregon, arrived in
Corvallis Friday for a brief visit
with relatives.' They will also pr
seed to Seattle, Wash., ou a visit
with Mrs. Hays, a married daugh
ter. On the way home they will
stop for a time at the Fair, and will
.pay Corvallis relatives and friends
1 Harry Davis, who went to south
ern California last fall on account
of his health, has fully recovered
and has fallen heir to a splendid
position. He is now special travel
ing agent for the Sante Fe railroad
company. When last ' heard from
he was located at Glendora. It is
quite probable that he will be home
within a month for a visit with bis
people, ako to pay his respects to
the Lewis and Clark Fair.
Saturday 'Gene Simpson, of t'ais
city, sold eleven pairs of China
pheasants to the game warden of
Friday Harbor, San Juan county,
Washington. In the state of Wash
ington every county has a game
warden to look after and protect
game. The tax ' derived from
hunters', licenses, etc, is expended
according to the discretion of the
county commissioners, and in this
case they are Bpending money for
Chinas. : ,
C. D. Minton, editor of the
Northwest Poultry Journal and cir
culation manager of the Pacific
Homestead, , has , been appointed
commissioner for Oregon by- the
poultry department of the Lewis
and Clark'exposition. Mr. Minton
will have full charge of the poultrv
exhibit from this state and will put
forth his best efforts to have a
large display of the feathered
beauties in the coops when the show
opens on Thursday, October 5,
next. Will our county take ad
vantage of this opportunity to do
herself proud? We have a con
eiderable number of chicken fan
ciers whose flocks would be a credit
anywhere and are sure of winning
prizes. ' ', " .
As is quite .. well known, the
family of Dr. .M.;M. Davis are
spending the summer at the bay
and their residence in this city is
just now vacated. While out on a
business trip to this, city Friday,
"Doc" had occasion in the afternoon
v to drop around to bis house to see
how everything fared. On enter
ing his yard he was surprised to
see William M. Hoag strolling
about the grounds. Thia residence
property formerly belonged to Mr.
Hoag and was his home during the
many years of his residence in this
city. This was, during the early
history of the Oregon Pacific rail
road, now the C. & E. Mr. Hoag
was connected with the road. Re
centlyjhe had business that took
1 -. Tn
mm irom nis nome in can r rancis-
Vk .1 1 1 ll l "
co to rortiana ana on tne conclu
sion of this" business he took the
opportunity to have a peep at his
old home. Mr. . Hoag was here
nlv ft few hours when he went to
Al y -w ti. .lij train to Frisco.
Miss Frances Bslknap went to
Independence a few days ago to
visit with her friend, Miss Ivy Bur
Mrs. Otto F. L. Herse and sister
Miss Agnes Mewis, departed yester
day for Newport, where they are to
spend a week. ' .
A good many grain farmers
throughout the valley are seriously
considering the advisibmty of en
gaging in prune raising.
Mrs. Charlie Young and family
arrived io Corvallis, Thursday,
from Elk City. Henceforth the
family will reside id this city.
Last night was held the regular
meeting of the city council for the
month of August. The "dads"
were to haye met after we went to
The W. C. T. U. will meet Thurs
day afternoon at 3 o'clock. The
new quarters on Noith Main ftree'
is tbe place ol meeting and it is
hoped there may be a good attend
The 12-year-old son of Mr. Max
field, of Kings Valley, is reported
to have received a gunshot wound
in one of his eyes last week and to
have been taken to the hospital in
Salem, v It is said that the shot
did not enter the eyeball.
Miss Mary Scutherland, of this
city, has been chosen hostess on
the occasion of the great prohibi
tion oratorical contest to be held at
the exposition in Portland, Sept.
25. At this time various temper
ance and prohibition leagues of the
entire United States will be repre
John Hurlburt, was in town,
Saturdav. from his farm some len
miles south of this city and was
nursing a mighty scro thumb. In
some manner he got that member
of his hand caught in a binder
chain a couple of days befoie and
tore the nail off. He stated that
he had not rested well of nights
since the accident.
The Trail at the Lewis and Clark
Exposition is now being covered
with a canvas roof for its entire
length along that part of it which
extends over the lake. This is the
main section of the Trail. The
roof will affordprotection from the
sun and make the Trail more popu
lar than ever. This is said to be
the biggest canvas roofing job ever
Saturday, Prof. J. B. Horner re
turned from a trip to Eastern Ore
gon on business connected with
OAC. In the way of hustling for
our college Prof. Horner ia mighty
hard to eclipse. He reports splen-r
did conditions in the section he
traversed and the indications are
that many students will come from
that part of the state to OAC this
This is a season of the year that
all should be very cireful ' regard
ing fires.' Carelessness with fir-;
may readily cost thousands of dol
lars. In yariou8 sections of the
state fierce forest fires are reported
to be raging and much valuable
timber is lapped up, to be forever
lost. A burning match dropped in
a stubble field may result in some
body being burned out, so have a
Mrs. Mary Bryson, who has been
here for a week the guest of her
son, Attorney E. R. Bryson and
his family, expects to return to
Eugene today. She likes Eugene
very much. In a short time she
will go to Portland to visit the
Fair. If she likes it there it is her
intention: to remain all winter,
should she tire' of Portland she
will go to Spokane, Wash., to- pass
the winter. . v
Some little time ago one of Jesse
Wiley's, horses kicked one of its
mates and broke a leg. Everything
pcssibl9 was done to save the
animal and the bone was knitting
nicely and all was well :,until Fri
day morning when the , inj ured
animal voluntarily gave a jump,
kick or sudden start, breaking anew
the knitted bone. It was found
necessary to kill the animal. This
animal was known as the Buch
anan horse - and was valued at
$250. It is quite a . loss to Mr.
According to reports that have
reached us the best crop of oats
threshed during the present har
vest .was that of Marion Fiechter
who has a farm some twelve miles
south of this city. Mr. Fiechter's
fall sown oats yielded 60 bushels
per acre. This is the best we have
heard of so far.' Oats - that - Mr.
Fiechter had sowed during the win
ter did not do so well they are re
ported to have yielded 30 bushels
per acre. How: many acres he
threshed our informant did not
know. Mr. . Fiechter works his
ground almost the ; year around
and has it almost in the condition
of a garden. - In a ieyT' weeks he
will be sowing again . He has been
known to be seeding on his" place
while a threshing machine was at
tivj.'u ,a ua- cfjrn'ng fr.rm.
S. Logan Ha vp, formerly of this
city, but now assistant cashier in a
Portland bank, spent Sunday with
friends in this city." .
Rov Hollenberg went to Portland
Saturday, to meet two young lady
cousins who are seeing tbe country.
Roy and the young ladies arrived
in this city Sunday. .
During the absence of Henry
Cu comings, one ot the R. F. D.
carriers, bis brother, Walter, is on
the route. Henry is over in the
Yachats country with B. W. Jobu
son and party."
Prof. G. Lester Paul has two
pupils appearing at the Belascothis
week. We are informed that Miss
Alice Wicklund is taking a Bhort
couise with tbe above in elocution
at his studio in Portland.
N. H. Hornaday and wife, of Hol
brook, Neb., are in Corvallis for a
two-weeks' visit with old acquaint
ances among whom are A. F. Har
lan, H. B. Cramer and J. J. Cady.
The visitors are well pleased with
A delightful ice cream Bocial was
enjoyed at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. W. C. Schriber west of town,
Friday- evening, in honor of some
friends who ire here on a visit from
the East. About thirty guests were
Mr. and Mrs. John Tapscott are
in this city to visit for about a
week. They have been over to the
coast and returned to this citv on
the excursion train Sunday even
ing, bince leaving tJorvallis, Mr.
Tapscott hat been in the employ of
the O. R. & N. company in Idaho.
A few days ago Rev. Andrew J.
McNemee paid a visit to old friends
in this city. . He was a schoolmate
in Salem many years ago of Miles
Starr and other gentlemen who are
now staid business men of Benton
county. The reverend gentleman's
home is in Washington, near
A. T. Goodman came out from
Alsea, Thursday accompanied by
his father and - mother, who went
down to Portland for a visit of some
length at the Fair. On Mr. Good
man s return- home ; the following
day he was accompanied by the
family of Charlie Chipman. They
will be guests of tbat gentleman
and his wife for about ten days.
The dishonest and elongated
freak who tries to edit a paper at
Philomath sneezes when the lead
ing bad actors take snuff and abuses
the Leader because of its remarks
regarding the late ' Sharratt case.
That's all the interest we ever ex
pect to get on that over-due note
which we hold against hie thinglets.
Lincoln County Leader. . '
J. D. Howell, who has an orchard
some four or five miles south of
this city, was in town yesterday.
He debires us to state that he has
plenty of peaches on hand now to
supply all demands from Benton,
Lincoln, Linn and Lane counties,
and he desires thiB fact to be re
membered. Peaches are not only
abundant in his orchard but they
are of the very finest large and
luscious. : ;
This is the "Get Away Season" and as usual we are up with the times
We're not going to leave," but our stock of Summer Oxfords are
They've received notice to depart. They leave via the Club Price
Route, and the new price should land every pair of them at their
destination within , ten days. This means hundreds of pairs of this
season's best styles of fine Oxfords for men, women and children, at
one-fourth to. one-third less than usual. Take advantage of it while
we have your style and size. .
Summer Oxfords for All, at Melted Prices.
$2.85 - FOR OUR REGULAR - $3.50 $2.45 - FOR OUR REGULAR - $3.00
$ 1 .95 FOR OUR REGULAR - $2.50 $1.60 - FOR OVR REGULAR - $2.00
$1.25 - FOR OUR REGULAR - $1.50 JsQ BAREFOOT SANDALS, - 70 CENTS
The White House,
6 Hop pickers wanted between 1st
and 5t.h f September. Call on or
address C. E. Ireland, Corvallis,
See Blackledge for
' Mrs. J, Mason intends going to Port
land, today, to spend a week at the Fair.
Duiihgher absence Miss Ida Vanhooeen
will have charge ef tbe store. .
People who have a telephone
n?ed only to notify Small's bakery
any time they want brt-ad and it
will be delivered at once. 62-71
Mayor A. J. Johnson, bank inspector
arrived home Saturday from a trip
through Eastern Oregon and Idaho,
where he examined into the condition of
--"Largest line of matting in coun
ty at Blackledges. 30tf
Prank Thrasher recently wrote re
latives in this city that he was leaving
Condon, Eastern Oregon, for Pendleton.
He states it is his belief that Condon is
being overdone in many ways.
' Blackledge,". leading wall paper
Sunday evening the lU-months-old son
of Mr. and Mrs., Homer Lilly died. The
cause of death is supposed to be summer
complaint. At the time of going to
press yesterday afternoon the time of
funeral and place of burial could not be
" Hop-pickers desiring something light
and handy to pick in will do well to go
to the Corvallis Creamery and secure .
some barrels. They have an abundance j
of them, nice light, strong and handy at !
25 cents each. : 67 '
: Ted Cooper, a brother of Mrs. CE.
S . . . 1 . . - T 1 J
A toUnW frnm Fir eiann, returned io ms inuepeouence
Bird, of the Salem hospital, reach-.home Sunday after a visit with his sis-
ed Dr'r Cathey, of this city, last
Is JudgecTby the!Hat hejjWears.
We carry a larger stock of Hats
than some exclusive hat stores.
If you don't believe it we'll show
F. L. IV1ILLE
Ii yon are looking for some real gur;
Burgaius In Stock, Grain, Fruit au'a '
Poultiy Ranches, write for our specif'
list, or o -me aud see us. We will tat .
pleasure in giving you reliaole informa
tion: also showing you over the oonnt
AMBLER & WATTERS,
IREAL'ESTATE, LOANS'- I
VIRGIL E. WATTERS, lCOHVALLIS." S3 1 I
hcnrvCambler, phi low (ni
ter. He intends returning to OAC this
fall and wilt prove an addition to the
basket, ball team, as he is an experienced
player. ' "'-.
Finder-returning to Jacob Blum-
berg, this city, a cast iron binder
truck wheel, lost recently between
O & E track arid Benton County
Lumber Mill will be paid for their
trouble. - 67
The subject of, Sunday, evening 's ser
mon at the M. E. church will be, 'A
First Class Athletic Club."
' This low price for next 20 days
oak and ash wood. $3.50 per cord;
fir wood, $2.75. P. A. Kline line
NO. 1. P. A. KXTNE. '
Rev. and Mrs. Feese were obliged to
forego their outing and return home Sat
urday, on account of their sou developing
a caBe of typhoid fever. They had just
got their thiaes nicely arranged in their
cimo above Philomath when their eon
Friday and conveyed the intelli
gence that Henry Oleman who was
recently taken to that city for
treatment had . taken a turn for the
worse. Dr. Uathey was requested
to get word to Henry's father, who
lives at summit, in order that be
might go to his son's bedside. This
is the case of the unfortunate young
man who was eo badly shot a short
time ago by a gun slipping from
his lap while he was driving a
mowing machine into his . father s
field to go to work. Since Friday
we have heard nothing relative to
the case and entertain the hope
that he may be somewhat better.
A large I gathering ' of Oregon.
Agricultural students was held at
the Hotel , Vale this ' week. It is
Said there will ,be 25 youDg men
and women from this county in
that college, as compared with three
students two vars aero. Many of
these young people are wholly or j took sick. At last accounts the little
in part . sen-supporting, and tne
business men and farmers oyer the
county are offering them every pos
sible encouragement. A pretty
instance of philanthropy is tbe pre
cedent set L by the First Bank of
Vale. A worthy young man was
recommended by his principal and
others who knew him, and, as a re
sult of this recommendation, the
bank has agreed to furnish the
young : roan with the necessary
means to take him through college,
which he is to pay back with in
terest after graduation, at which
time this fund will be loaned to
some other student. The above ap
peared in the Telegram of Satur
day in the form of a dispatch from
Vale, Or. ' .
sufferer was.getting along all right
Every man owes it to hirnsdf
and his family to master a trade or
profession. Read the display ad
vertisement of the Six : Morse
Schools of Telegraphy, in this issue
and learn how eaBily a young man
or lady may learn telegraphy and
be assured a position . . 67 tf
Fresh Bread, Cakes and Pies. '" :
Indat. Phone Ics Cream, Confectionery and inapt. Phons
257. Nuts, Cigars, Pipes and Tobac- 257.
co, Fine Soda Water, all flavors.
Open Day and Nighi. Rooms SsagJo on EnSuSte
. J. ?. Prop.
One oi th3 Fin3st Ettui&sd Hatals ia tho Valloy. .
Doth Phones. Bus Meets a!l2Trains
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