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About Corvallis gazette. (Corvallis, Benton County, Or.) 1900-1909 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 22, 1905)
LOCAL AND PERS0N4L
Take The Gazette for all the
Barn, Sunday, - December IT,
1905, to the wife of .Charlie Chip
man, a son.
A.t the M. E. church South, wor
ship ai 11 a. m. Subject ot morn
ing sermon "The ; Incarnation,"
The Christmas entertainment of
the Bible School of the Presbyter
ian church Will be-'giyen Saturday
evening commencing at 7:30.' j-
, "Zeke" in the play "The Missouri
Girl" is not a caricature, but a nat
ural every-day farm boy with more
than ins snare oi Drams. a.--.
The Sunday school of : the M- E.
-church; South, will render a beauti
ful service of Bongs' and recitations,
Sunday evening at :JU. Ihe pub
lie coudially invited.
The Telegram, of Monday, ,' cop-
tamed a half-tone of Kev. Jb.rJ.
Thompson, formerly of this city.
and the new . Presbyterian" church
in Independence, oi which our
former citizen i pastor. ...
Mrs. C. A. Danneman. who for
the past mooth or two has been up
at Clem, Eastern Oregon,' where she
formerly lived, is expected to arrive
home tomorrow or next day.
Hi The fountain pens recently Btolen
from the Gerhard stationary store
have been returned. Miss May
Gerhard received a -clew . to ; the
paTty (a mere boy) taking rthem
and he confessed, she promising not
to make the lad s identity known.
Talk about money r in poultry
think of last sprite's turkey's
bringing more than $3 each rignt
now. And yet on Tuesday Mrs.
James Henderson brought to town
15 turkeys which she sold to Smith
& Boulden for the - above figure
The fowl were hatched last spring.
Congregational - church:- ".Sunday
School at 10 ; Class for Young Men at
10; Worship and sermon a 11; v. Junior
Endeavor at 4; Senior Endeavor at
5 :30; Vespers and sermon at 7 :30.
Morning sermon, "The Same, Yes
terday, Todav and Forever." Even
in? sermon, "The Song of the Ar
aels." There will be - services st
3:00 o'clock. ' -
At a recent meeting of the Mac
cabees the following omcers were
elected: Com.. W. A. Kemp;
Lieut. Com., H. C. Maneas; R K:,
W. L. Sharp; F. K.j H. C. Mangas;
Chaplain, Artie Starr; Sg't, K. N.
Adams; M. at A.', Guy Nnwton; 1st
M. of G., D. B. Newton; 2nd' .M. of
G , Delbert Strong:, Sentinel, ' Will
Reed; Pioket, Albert Strong;
Trustee, E. R. Lake.
JohnGradig, of Blodgett, was the
guest of A. Leder a few days age
Mrs. H. Haenel. and daughter,
Miss Delphina, were down from
their Monroe home during the
The Farmers' institute held at
Grange Hall in Alsea, was a
marked Buccess. Further particu
lars will be published later.
A party of fifteen Aatisans came
over from Albany to attend the big
demonstration of that order in this
city Wednesday night.
The Bellingham Review "says
(Nov. 30, 1895.) Bessie Clifton as
"The Missouri Girl" was a whole
show in herself. ;
The two road districts , in Alsea
recently voted a levy of five mil's
for the improvement of the roads
in that section. The good work is
to be "commended.
, There will be German preaching
at tne rresoytenan church, . Mon
day, December 5J5, at 1:30 p. m
The services are to be conducted by
Kevi K,. j. ueyerline, of Albany.
All are cordiariy welcome. '
: The morning subject at the M
E. church Sunday will : be "Th
Bpauty and Power of the Fact, of
the Birth of C irist.". The topic f
the evening wUl be, :"Th$ World s
Greatest -Family" Tree." Specia
Christmas music morning and
evening. : .
0. G. Dalaba passed through
Corvallis a couple of days ago tc
his home in 0,1k. Uity, Lincoln
county. . He recently i returned
from a trip down through Coos
county aud that section of country
and gives a good report o"f condi
tions there.' . - ' 1
The poultry show in Albany
opened Wednesday and ' several of
our ponltrymen have entered birds.
Car 1 brasher went down during the
first of the 'week and pluced some
f.wls on exhibition for his son,
Presbyterian church, M. S. Bush,
pastor. Bible school at 10 a. m;.
Worship at 11 a.' m. Subject,
"l he Glory of the Sun." C. E
meeting at 6:30 p. m., evening ser-
ce at 7:30. Subiect. ."The Babe
of Bethlehem." This sermon will
be illustrated.' Special music at
both services. - . -.
W. : S. Thomilson, a prominent
member, or ihe United Artisans,
came up from Soap Cieek, Wednes
day, to attend the initiation that
occurred in this city that evening;
This was a great occasion with the
Artsians, as" 23 candidates were
initiated into the mysteries of the
William Porter, who has been an
assistant to Engineer J. A. Spang
ler in running the beating plant at
OAC, has been most sorely afflicted
with boils of late and unable to at
tend his duties.: ' During the past
week or two B. D. ' Arnold took
charge , of the plant during the
moruinge Mr. Porter is better and
is expected to be -able to resume his
duties at the college after the holi
days' vacation .
Monday night someone had the
boldness to steal ten or more foun
tain pens from the stationary 'store
of C. A. Gerhard. In the door
there was a very small pane of
glass out, leaving a hole about 4x4
inches square. Through this hole
the thief thrust his hand and arm
and by reaching around to the left
was able to grasp the edge of a
cloth used for decorating the win
dow on which a tray of fountain
pens were displayed. By dragging
the cloth toward him the thief was
finallv enabled to securo the pens.
This was certaiidy bold piece of
business as there was a large arc
light almost directly in front of Mr.
Gerhard's place of. business on
Main street. ' It is hard on the
people of a community ' to know
that they are sheltering a thief. ;
The committee appointed to
look into details with legard to the
granting of an electric light and
power franchise- to sv company re
presented by A. Welch met with
that gentleman ; Tuesday evening
1 and there was a free-for-all dis
cussion of affairs. Mr. Welch
granted many concessions ask?d by
the committee, but would not ac
cept a franchise for a period of less
. than thirty years. On many points
he was willing to yield, but.on this
he was determined. So many con
cessions were offered by Mr. Welch
that there is a possibility of the
franchise being so amended by the
committee that it will
council. At any rate
mittee will meet again next Tues
day evening for the purpose of mak-
; ing certain alterations in the mat
ter of franchise and it is quite pro
bable that Mr. Welch or Some re-
' preventative of his company will be
present on this occasion. The com
mittee is composed of the following
councilmen: Alex Rennie, George
i E. Lilly; Walter Wiles, C. E. Hout
aDd J. B. Irvine.
: ISfiinirSl EVERYTHttJG NEEDED FOR
-' ' UNDER ONE ROOF
At. ". the People's Store
ur holiday stocks were never so beautiful . and comprehensive as they are this
year. You can make your Christmas purchases now out of a full assortment
and at your leisure, avoiding the great - crowds that will surely come later on.
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We will hold purchases made now and deliver them any day this month
While we have given much time to our holiday merchandise, we have also pro
vided an immense variety of useful articles suitable for holiday gifts, and every
department has a liberal display. - It is a genuine pleasure to visit this store now
Ed Andrews received a letter a
couple of. days ago from bis wife in
which she stated that she expected
to leave the hospital today or to
morrow . It will he remembernH
that Mrs. Andrews submitted to an
operation in a Portland hospital a
couple of weeks ego. She is getting
along nicely. '
By an arrangement or mutual
consent, between the prosecution
and the defense, but one of the
series of club cases came up for
hearing at the term of circuit
court held this week. The other
cases were continued until the next
term of circuit court, pending a de
cision of the supreme court in the
case just heard, - as we understand
it is to go to a higher court. , .
James D. Zurcher, a lopular
OAC student in days gona by, was
in porvallis Wednesday and Thurs
day, renewing his old acquaintance
in the old town and at the college.
Jim now holds a good position with
the Southern Pacific Co. He is em
ployed in the capacity of an agent
for this companyvi and his duty is
to examine records of S. P. affairs
kept in the various county offices,
O. C. T. Company are giving -a
holiday rate of one and ane-fifth fare
on round trip tickets on their fine
river boats! There is an exception
made in cases where the xfare one
way is 50 pents, in which event the
fare for round trip will be 75 cents.
There is no reduction made on- fare
one way. ' These rates apply to all
points south ol the locus at Oregon
City and are good until and includ
ing January 6.
During the holidays a year ago
there were three professors from the
State University, two from ' OAC
and two from Monmouth who went
over to the coast and passed their
holiday vacation. This year they
will act on the same plan, but o'n a
larger scale. It is probable that
some six or eight professors will go
t Am A. i
paSS the xluul bins yotti, nujuug tueuj
the com- Professors Horner and Berchtold.
Tne otner institutions named are
expected to send an increased dele
gation over last year. The propo
sition is free for all who desire to
join the crowd and fish and hunt on
the coast tor a matter ot ten days.
I hejparty Will secure" cottages at
Seal Rock an go it al -will." ? Ducks,
geese and fash are soughti ' ''V ,
-Take a look at Nolan's holiday
- Dainty 'Kerchiefs and Laces
For ladies and gentlemen in linen
hemstitched, lace and embroidered
edge, and initial. All new, 5c, 10c, 15c,
20c, 25c to 75c.. Beautiful patterns in1
Mechlin and Oriental laces for Christ
mas handkerchiefs and fancy work 5c
to 50c per yard.
Dolls' Christmas Fair, 1905
v Here we have grouped dolls of every
description and nationality, from plain
undressed kid and bisque dolls to hand
somely gowned "Belles," -.surpassing,
values. 5c, 10c, 25c, up to $5.00 ". ,
Decorated Ware and Pictures ,
' Every new idea is represented in
Japanese and Austrian ware,; lamps,
plates, ornaments, and dishes, 5c to $5.
Iridescent ' vases all shapes, 1 25c to
$1.50. - Water sets special $1.50 each,
complete. Pictures and burnt wood, ,
new subjects, tastefully mounted, 10c,
15c and 25c.
Christmas Slippers .
For inen, women, and children, a
large, attractive line, 50c to $2. 50. f
- Ties, Mufflers, and Gloves .
. In holiday suggesting designs 'and
colorings, values can't be beat, 25c,
50c, 75c, and $1.00.
, Basketry and Woodwork
. Products of Japanese handicraft in
geniously put together and handsome
ly decorated; boxes and baskets
square, round, and octagon shapes in
many sizes for sewing, gloves, hand
kerchiefs, toilet and many other uses
Baskets .may be trimmed. Values at
5c, 10c, 15c to $3.00.
Art Needle Work
: , Cushion tops, 25c, 50c. 75e to $1.50,
of fancy art material with backs; tops
stamped and tinted in floral, cross
stitch, and conventional designs. "Sup
plies and accessories for doing all
kinds of needlework, including Har
danger and Mt. Mellick; largest assort
ment of colors in Roman, Filo, and
, Hardanger silks in town. BrainaAi &
Armstrong silk in holders, 4c pr skein.
1 Latest novelties in, matchless assort
ments, 50c, 75c, irl.00 to $5-00.
Crokinole and combination game
boards good for 5& different games.
Matchless values 75c to $5. A large
assortment of small games and game
. boards that afford , amusement and
education, 10c to 50c. ,
Photo, postal, and autograph .al
bums, handsomely decorated, new
patterns, 10c to $5.00. '
, Hand Bags '
Walrus and seal leather, black and
fancy colors, envelope pattern, 25c
to $3.00. .
. Ladies' Furs
Rich furs, new shapes, at low prices
during the holidays, $1.50, $2-00, $2.50
to $20.00. ' ,
', , ' Boxes
Embossed, celluloid, and leather-,
ette, glove, handkerchief, and work
boxes; more complete assortment
than ever. 50c to $2.50. Old Mission
Court boxes $2.50 each.
Clothing Special-Yery acceptable gifts in H. S. & M. clothing and overcoats at
holiday prices. No better time to buy than now. Prices from $5.00 to $30.00.
Every department is ready,' so come early and see our large and varied Christmas display. The People's Store is at 'its best.
Mail orders . :,j
, The Christmas Supplies
that's wanied at 'Xmas time is altnost .
endless. Handseme gifts have to be
carefully selected For instance,
Cut Glass Christmas Presents
are not only highly prized on account of
their beautv, but on account of their in
trinsic value as well. - We have a splend
id display of cat glass, ware and you'll no
well to inspect and buy from it.
Albert J. Metzger
Occidental Building, - - - Corvallis
at Fisher's Hall
TTnll Wm is nn. All Ismnna nrivatfi: Dositivelv no soectators: classes every
-niKht. 7:30 to 10: lessons every afternoon, 2 till 5. A complete term consists of the
tollowing named dances: Waltz, xwo-step,. ocnouiacne, iiireoiepauu rivc-cijj.
The latest dances taught all dancers at the rate of 50 cents a lesson. The hall and
every facility may be had for all parties of a social and private nature. ' Orchestra
music furnished for all occasions. For further information inquire at the Hall of
PROF. C. RAYMOND, INSTRUCTOR
GEM CIGAR STORE
All first-class cigirs and tobacco; whist and pool rooms.'- Every customer
, treated like a prince. - , '
' JACK MILNE
Four deois north of postoffice'
. ' Ind. Phone 130.
Stock Reducing Cash
Sale is Still On
: The first day's sales weighed in cash just ten pounds,
and every customer went out of our store more than
pleased with their bargains. . , ; '
, Our ladies', misses', and children's shoes ranging in
price from $1.40 to $4 that have not only been going
out in pairs, but in half dozen lots, at
96 bents the pair '
, are the talk of the town.
Come early; you can't avoid the rush, but you can come
, before your sizes are all gone. .
- Every bolt of goods in the domestic department has
been given 15 day's notice to get out of "the store at
prices that is doing the business. ,
; Everything in the house reduced, (excepting grocer
ies) for cash. , - . .
Fv L; Millet