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Corvallis, Benton County, Oregon, Friday, Septismber 15, 1903.
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show uu with their
Interest to Benton County
People by Special
There is probably fio building
in the whole Exposition where
so much good feeling exists be
tween the exhibitors as the one
devoted to Manufactures, Liber
al Arts and Varied Industries,
and generally known as the
Manufacturers' Building. Here
everyone is acquainted, all are
good natured, and as a natural
result it is a great place for prac-
tkal jokes, which are generally
received with good grace.
One of the boys attached to a
booth stayed away for a day or
so lor the purpose of getting mar
ried. Here was an opportunity
for the jokers that couldn't be
neglected. So the funny fellows
started in to give him a reception
on his home coming. The floor
or tne Doom was covered witn a
litter of rice and old boots. Rice
covered the show cases and fur
niture. Show cards were sus
pended on every available space
At the top was a large sign
reading "ah-ha-a-a" tnd below
it was the legend, in large green
letters on a white ground,
"Better Late than Never."
Streamers covered the sides,
with old shoes and slippers sus
pended to fill every vacant space.
The motto, "Who said Roose
velt?" was an intimation on the
race suicide line of suggestion,
while the motto of "Tacoma"
was travestied by "Watch the
Family Grow." Many others
on the same line interspersed
with dolls, rattles, baby socks,
etc., were added and when the
happy bridegroom appeared on
the next morning a crowd of a
hundred or more received him
with laughter and shouting. The
victim took the joke without
flinching, and the photographer
took a large sized picture of the
booth to be presented to the
happy bride as a souvenir of
One of the most persistent of
the jokers in the building was
the manager of one of the print
ing exhibits. He had been
amusing himself and his neigh
bors by various tricks, until the
tables were nicely turned on him
self. One morning he came in
late to find some samples of his
work which had been displayed
for several hours previous to his
arrival, with a large painted sign
bearing the words: "Given away
only by the Manager." When
he came in he found some twenty
or more ot the young ladies from
the surrounding booths waiting
in line ready to accept his offer
The "blush that don't come off'
turned his face to a brilliant red
that remained there several days
Up to the present time he hasn't
mustered up coruage enough to
deliver the goods.
The three days' Carnival of
the exhibitor's club was the
main feature last week. A merry
train 01 masquers maae up a
and his queen held formal recep
tions, and the whole affair wound
up with a grand ball in the danc
If the Fair managers had had
the ordering of the weather for
the season they couldn't have
done better for the
the farmers of the state may find
cause for complaint. Week
alter week of uninterrupted sun
shine must have been a great
factor in keeping up the record
of attendance. Umbrellas have
gone out of date in this city, and
The Club Case.
As was mentioned by the Ga
ZETTE at the time Sheriff Bar
nett and deputies made a raid on
the Corvallis Social and Athletic
Club, C. M. Kline and Merwin
McMaines were taken before Jus
tice Holgate and that gentleman
fixed their fines at $oo each.
Shortly thereafter Mr. McMaines
vacated the premises, waiving
the formalities of a farewell to
his friends, but it is generally un
derstood that he is basking in the
sunshine of Polk county.
At the time of their hearing
before Judge Holgate motion was
made for an appeal . Last week
notices of appeal were duly
served on Tudee Holeate and
Deputy District Prosecuting At
torney Bryson. , The bond of ap
peal was nxed at soo. 1 ue
case will come up at the Novem
ber term of the circuit court, and
there is an idea in the minds of
many that the matter may be
carried even to a higher court.
Weather ford & Wyatt, Albany
attorneys, will handle the case
for Messrs. Kline and McMaines.
In the meantime the club con
tinues in business at the old
LAST COUNCIL MEETING.
Considerable Business Dispatched
and Sewer Ordered.
cabins built by
The council met in regular
session at ine usual nour, Mon
day night, with President Ren-
nie in the chair. After roll-call,
a number ot matters ot business
were disposed of, that are of gen
Bills of S. L. Shedd, E. Allen,
C. A. Gould, Wra. Bogue and S.
Lt Henderson, for $1.50 each, as
judges and clerks of election,
were allowed and ordered paid.
lhe bondoi . t. Yates, as
police judge, was approved by
the ways and means committee
to whom it had been referred.
a race ot early
hardihood transformed Oregon
from a wilderness to a land of
productiveness and beauty.
Hopes Are High.
. General T. J. Thorp will leave
in about a week to perfect his
agricultural mobile. He is veiy
enthusiastic over what hismachine
promises, and well he may be if
it fills to the extent ot one-hali
of what he predicts for it.
A number of machines are to
be constructed designed for var
ious uses. His field machine,
that is the one intended to work
on a farm, will be able to move
at the rate of four miles per
Married Fifty Years.
A love of a ring
can be bought here for very little money.
Just how linle you can learn by dm,,(,iog
in and pric rg a few. We have ru g- of
all kinds and sizes. Tiny baby rins for
Tot, rings lor the school girls, diamond
rings for the third finger of the lelt bund
of the young woman, plain gold bands or
hoops for her later. And all very moder
Albert J. Metzgcr
Occidental Building, - - - Corvallis
The health committee, consist- ncur- ls tflls an -it is ex-
ingof P.Avery and G. A. Co- pcted to move at tnis rate and
ville, submitted the following re- Qraw a set or gangpiows, iouow
Dort: "We your committee ap- ed bY a harrow, while. in the
nointed to examine the condition rear a seeder will bring up.
of the old China building on 2nd Moving at the rate of four miles
and Tefferson streets, owned by an -hour and turning over 56
R. H. Huston, also the China inches of ground as it goes, har-
building on 2nd street between rowing, seeding ana everytning,
Monroe and Tackson. belonging 20 acres of ground will be put in
to E. W. Fisher, find both these Per day of nine hours.
buildings in verv bad condition Once started, there isnostop-
and believe them to be aWnace Pg to rest horse and the like.
to the health and safety of the The machine carries fuel enough
citv. We believe the citv should to run 400 miles without repleri
take stens to have them torn ishing. The seeder will contain
Anmr, enough oats or wheat as the case
After hearine this "report, the may be to seed 20 acres. The
mattPr wa rrUrrrA hsrlr to rriP fuel for One day's TUU Will COSt
same committee, with instrnc- but one dollar. Only one man
At their pleasant country home tions to consult the city attorney; is required to operate the entire
MONMOUTH STATE NORMAL
Begins its' 24th year September 26.
THREE COURSES OF STUDY
Preparing for County and State certificates. Higher courses
recognized in Washington and other States.
DEMAND FOR KORMAL TRAINED TEACHERS.
Longer terms, higher wages and better
opportunities for promotion award the
Normal graduate for his enterprise.
School directors appreciate the superior
ability of Monmouth graduates and the
demand far exceeds the supply. Special
attention given to methods work in
graded and ungraded schools.
Catalogues Containing Full information
will be sent on application. Correspond--ence
E. D. RESSLER, President.
near iselletountain, where they
have resided f or . 22 eventful
years, Mr. and Mrs. David Per
rin celebrated, last Sunday, the
50th anniversary of their wed
ding. They were married in Jasper
county, Iowa, the bride being
Miss Martha Crouch. For 22
years they made that state their
home, coming west in 1883.
Mr. Perrin was born in Colum
bus county, Indiana, December
12, 1037, and when five years of
age moved with his parents to
Iowa, where, later in life he
served for three years in the
Civil War as a member of an
At the golden wedding celebra
tion last buudayr 30 guests were
present, including 14 grandchil
dren of the estimable host and
nostess. .Numerous presents
were bestowed on Mr. and Mrs.
Pernn, and when the party dis
persed, it was with many good
wishes for the bride and groom
who have, for so years, walked
side by side
along life's rough
authority was also eiven the outtlt- 1 &1S 100lS great
committee to have the hniMiriM There is also disigned a road
removed, and rennrt at next machine wmch is expected to
meetingi travel at a six-mile-per-hur gait
. I 5 1 1 1 H
The bill of T. T. Phillips for ana araw neavy loans
$t,.8s was allowed and ordered
As mentioned in the last issue
the Gazette, a race meet is
on the program for Albany and
our race lovers will likely be in
evidence on this occasion, al
though there is nothing in the
matter one- way or the other
ine xieram 01 yesterday gives
the following additional data
about the meet
A meeting of the Albany Driv
mc association wac hplrt in rh
Jing JNogerp billard parlors of M. McAlo-in
last evening for the tmrpose of
completing arrangements for the
fall race meeting. The date for
the meeting was fixed for Friday
and Saturday afternoons, October
6 and 7, and a program of races
was partially prepared. This
Fair, though was not completed and will be
taken up this morning, when
the work will be finished. A
good program has been outlined
and will be prepared for the
event, and it is the intention to
give a good meeting on the Al-
banv track if the weather is fa
it is expected that Portland peo- vorable.
pie will have to receive instruc
tion in ineir use Derore tney Will Prof. E. C. Hayward has resigned his
be able to put them up again position at OAC. For the past seven
with their old-time grace. A yea he has been an instructor in elec
rainless summer in Oregon who trical engineering at the college and has
would have believed such a thing been considered as competent as he was
.mils aggregating $ 440. 25 on
the general fund, and $67.65 on
the street fund, were allowed,
and warrants ordered drawn for
the amounts, on the proper funds,
The report of Wm. Mcl,agan,
as city treasurer, was referred to
ways and means committee, with
instructions to keep the same in
their possession on file.
An ordinance passed providing
for the construction of a sewer
through blocks 16 and 17
The petition Of W. B. Lacy,
o. M. tlorton and otners, pray
ing for authority from the coun
cil to gravel at their own ex
pense 7th street, from the center
of Adams to the center of Wash
ington, was granted, and referred
to the street committee with
power to act.
The police juoge reported that
he had notified property owners
of blocks 16 and 17 that their
sewer assessments were now due,
as directed by the council
Several other matters of minor
importance were also looked after
by the city dads, before adjourn
ment was taken.
There are seven other gentle
men residents in this citv who
are in the company formed by
General Thorp. Everything
points to a great success in the
If your watch shows any irregu
larity or gives other evidence' that
something is wron with it, better
have it examined by a competent
watchmaker. , You won't find any
more skillful or morp. pvnpripnroH
anywhere than right here. We clean and repair all sorts of
watches thoroughly and quickly and guarantee all our work as
well as our prices to be right. If your watch chain is beginning
to show signs of wear, or if you'd like a new chain for any rea
son, we are prepared to supply you with the best gold-filled one
made, at a moderate price. We carry the Simmons make, the -best
known and most strongly guaranteed chains ever sold.
E. W. S. PRATT, Jeweler and Optician.
Visited Birth Place.
Cal Thrasher returned to Cor
vallis, Tuesday, from a trip
through Linn, J,ane and Doug
las counties in the interest of the
Oregon Fire Relief Association,
tor wnicn ne is agent, lie was
successful beyond expectations.
In tne way ot prunes mere is
nothing but lauure in the sec
tions visited by Mr. Thrasher,
On complaint sworn out by
Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Bryson a number of men alleged
to be connected with the Cor
vallis Social and Athletic Club
were served with papers order
ing them to appear for a hearing
before Justice Holgate. Wednes
day afternoon. They were
charged with selling liquor in
violation of the local option
One is the case of Jack Muine,
C. M. Kline and Merwin Mc
Maines for selling liquor to
Keith Brown, August 28. There
is also a case against Kline a:3d
McMaines for selling liquor to
Thomas Bell, August 18. An
other case is that instituted
against Mi!ine and Kline for sell
ing liquor to George Plaster.
Before Justice Holgate Wed
nesday afternoon they plead not
guilty on all three charges -and
their trial was set for September
25. Weatherford & Wyatt, of
Albany, will represent the defendants.
Notice of appeal was given by
C. M. Kline in a former case and
his bond was fixed at $400. He
having figured in the three cases
of Wednesday and being placed
under a bond of. $400 in each
case, he is now under $ 1600
bonds all told. Tack Mihne,
I ALEXANDER St BROWN, !
I BAKERS. !
Fresh Bread, Cakes and Pies.
ndpt. Phone Ice Cream, Confectionery and indpt. Phone
gg7- Nuts, Cigars, Pipes and Tobac- 257.
co, Fine Soda Water, all flavors.
according to his report, but the ugunng in iwo cases at 400
o-raiti oron was o-ond. nartirnlar- I bonds each, IS under j58oO bonds.
lv in Douglas county. " The Merwin McMaines was expected
i,,nf ,, - in town yesterday to try and ar
bushels per acre in many sec
possible? It looks as if this sum
mer had come nearer to that con
dition than any previous summer
in the State's history. There is
a chance for the "oldest inhabi
popular. He has purchased an interest
la an electric light and power plant in
Victoria, iJ. V., where he has passed the
summer. His father is mayor of Vic
toria. Bo far as we are advised the
vacancy at 0A0 has not been filled.
tions of this county. Altogether
the conditions in sections visited
by Mr. Thrasher are good.
While in Uolds , Valley our
fellow townsman visited the old
homestead on which he was born
His father went there in about
1850. The old log cabin in
which Cal first saw the light "of
day has long since gone the way
of all things earthly. However,
there is a small log cabin built
by the father for use as a smoke
house that is still standing. It
is badly decayed and breaking
down at the corners and it is only
a short time when it, too, will
have gone to join the many
range tne business end 01 nis
part in the matter.
To Paint or not Paint? is the
question many house owners an
now puzzling over. Very likely 11
you knew the very low prices '
which we are selling high crad
paints and oils you would decide i
paint. We have everything yci
need for any painting job, large ;
small. Graham & Well?. 70 I
Got off Cfaeap.
He may -. well think, he has eot aR
cheap, who, after having contracted CO",
stipation or indigetiion, is still able tr
perfectly restore his health. Nothine
win do this but Dr. King's New Life
Pills. A quirk, pleasant and certain
aure for headache, constipation, etc. 25c
at Allen & Woodward drug store; guar-
Have it done at the Gazette office
Come and have a talk with us or
call us to you by telephone. Our
work helps you to realize that all
the good printers are not outside
the limits of Corvallis.
Our printing is the up-to-date kind
Do you know we keep a complete line
of house furnishing goods ? Everything
from a curtain poll to a parlor suite and
from a clothes pin to a steel range, al
ways on hand.
Just tlie thing for house lining. We buy it by the ton.
Seduced prices by the roll. We are headparters for
- stoves and ranges. Our ranges are fully warranted.
Ask to see those new air-tight heaters, just receiyed.
HOLLENBERG G CADY