fHF MM iiMUt Published Tuesdays and Fridays by i Gazette Pitbushing Company. The siiis tiptloti price of the Gazette for seveni) vhms has been, and remains $2 wr an mi mi, or 25 per cent discount, if WH11HER DO WE DRIFT? All men who have never made mistakes were either fools or without nerve enough to at tempt anything. "There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy," would apply nicely to matters temporal, In manyw ays we are too impet uous as a people and are liable to make too many errors. Take us as a people and we at present, regardless of political affiliations ': blindly advocate a thing simply because President Koosevelt sanctions or espouses it Granting that our president is all right (and he certainly is) , is it not possible that we may be establishing precedents that will menace at some future time our peace -and harmony and our wel fare as the psople of a republic? We may not, in fact, the chances are against our having very soon another such person as the first man of our nation. President Roosevelt is ruggedly honest and blunt, intensely patri otic, and the personification of strenuosity. All of these qual ities inspire the confidence of the masses and endear him to the people and they are willing to allow him almost unlimited pow' er. This may be well in Roosc velt's case, but how will it be with his successor? Autocracy might be an ideal condition for us and we might f are'very well under this form of government were we assured that President Roosevelt would always be the autocrat, and tnat he would ever remain the same Roosevelt. But this is beyond """"hope. "The successor of Presi dent IRoosevelt may be his an tithesis, therefore, it is the part of wisdom to have a care regard ing precedents which are estab- . lished during his term of office SHE IS NOT NEEDY. With all respect to Miss Alice Roosevelt it must be said that to those who are keen lovers of our republican form of govern ment it cer ainly sounds queer to hear this young lady referred to as "Princess Alice." We won- der how the term sounds to the the young lady's father? Nor is this all: Some cracked brained fellow has conceived the idea of. raising a dowry for "Princess Alice" and proposes to make the office of the state treasurer o: Oregon the official vehicle for trundling the scheme to a sue cessful termination. We have no cause for fawning before, nor aping nobility (?) we have no need of any empty titles in this country; by being honest and earnest -men and women, and living up to the standards set by our better class of citizens we may, indeed, maice of ourselves ' princes and princesses in reality and not be associated with all the corruption, immorality and emptiness which titles stand for in the old world. Miss Roosevelt is a good young la'ly and we wish her the best of everything, but she is no bet ter nor more deserving than thousands of other young ladies in this country who have . not had half her advautages. Far 'better and more charitable it would be to start a subscription list, not for a dowry for Miss Roosevelt, but to provide dppor- ; tunity for other girls who are every bit as good as she but who have not received, and never will enjoy, what Van world has yielded the daughter of our president. It is charity to give to the needy and deserving. Miss Roosevelt, although deserv ing, is not needy. Well Satisfied. If I should be given my choice of either the office I now hold or that of congressman from the first district, it would not take me a minute to decide to stay right where I am," said Circuit Judge Lawrence T. Har ris, of the second judicial district, who was registered at the . Im perial, to a Telegram reporter a few days ago. It was Jhdge Harris, then speaker of the house of representatives, who gave Congressman Binger Her mann such a close run for the congressional nomination at the Eugene convention in the fall of 1903. He has scores of friends who believe he could be elected it he were to enter the congres sional race in the first district, but he enters an emphatic "no." ' "I am out of politics altogether now," he continued. "There is nothing in it. A poor man has no business in politics; much less a man who has ambition to sue ceed in any profession. Now ". am in a position to develop in my chosen profession. Were I to go to congress, I would be ret rograding -: in legal matters, whereas, if I continue on the bench of my district I will at east be able to go into the field and practice law at any time. have been holding court in Ben-. ton county and came to Portland to spend Christmas and talk over legal matters with friends." QUESTION CARDS. Various . "Forest Industries are Concerned. Bringing to a focus . the preparatory work of the past six mouths, the Forest Service is sending out question cards to secure statistics of forest products. The returns will be worked up jnto a report, which will give by States, regions 'and species the cut and shipments of lum ber, shingles, laths, cooperage stock ties, posts and poles during the year; the stock on hand at the close of the year and also the amount of wood used in the various industries for ' which wood fur nishes the raw material, and the value of ' theproducts. 1 : . Circular ' fetters to manufacturers accompany the cards, ex- plaining their use and object. The vital importance of accurate, sta tistics of forest products has , appealed forcibly to manufacturers throughout the country. , The National Lumber Mana fact ui era' Association, and several other associations of lumbermen and wood users, are co-operating with the Forest Service. During the sommer the ut tnost pains has been taken to make the investigation precise and practical to the last detail. The question cards which have resulted are clear and comprehen sive, and may be filed out and returned by the recipients mlh very little trouble. It is quite plain that the success this study now depends upon the care ful assistance ot the industries concern ed. In order that the returns may have their full value to all, each individual correspondent's card is necessary. The returns will be regarded as strictly eon tidential, and neither the name of the correspondent uor the location of bis mill will be made public by the Service A copy ot the report, which is to be published as a resultof the investigation will be tent to all who till out the ques tion cards and to others interested in the use of forest products. . Corvallis Won Game. The Corvallis Juniors defeated the Brownsville High ,Schoo Football team on Christmas day by a score of 6 to 5. The game was called at 2:30 p. 'm. and was played in 20 and 25 minute halves. The game was witnessed by not less than 150 people, and the Brovfnsville band played for the game. Corvallis made touchdown in first seven minutes of play. The local team - held Corvallis for 6 to 0 in first hal Brownsville scored five in second half,' but failed on goal. Then both teams held each other 'for no more gains, the ball being in Corvallis possession on . Browns ville 15 yard line at the end of game. Following was the line-up: ' CORVALLIS ' . - BROWNSVILLE Berchtold L E R Coopingham CASTOR I A Tor Infants and Children. Tha Kind You Have Always Bought Bears the Signature of Kerron RGL Templeton Spires LTR Oxford Hubler RE L Weaver Cooper C Oxford horp LGR Childs Cyle IRTL Templeton Avery Q Windon Emerick LHR Swank Cronise, C RHL Elmond Chas. Hubler P Warner . Officials: Referee, Frank Sny der; unpire, Milton ixng FROM BIRTH TO OLD AGE r.IfA la n. constant ffuht against the dan gers of disease, and he holds his own the ueau wuu Keeps his body and Its functions in the best work ing trim. There - are times in every life when Na ture gratefully accepts a little aid. She does not want a whipping up fortnatisinev- . itably follow- sing reaction. In most cases a tonic and al terative prop erly com Dounded will afford the required help by promoting digestion, assimilation ' and reconstruc tion oi tissue ana reducing waste or vital nerve forces. It must not be an alcolwlic stimulant just a vegetable tonic. Meeting these neeas anu eonuiuons sji. jrierce s women Medical Discovery has been in successful use these forty years and has accumu lated a record of cures unequaled in the History oi meaicine.- it is composed oi non-alcoholic, glyceric extracts of Golden Seal root. Queen's root. Stone root. Black Cherrybark, Jiloodroot and Mandrake root, and by special processes perfected by Dr. Pierce, In his own laboratorv. so com bined in the most exact proportions, and their medicinal properties preserved without the use of alcohol as to render it a safe and effective remedy for use in trie lamuy witnout consulting a doctor. Young or old can take it freely as needed. and now tnat its composition is pub lished, there is no ground for prejudice against it as a patent medicine or secret meaicine. it is neitner. . i . Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets 7feii.curo .constipation. are constiDation. Constina' eases. Cure the cause and you cure the disease. One " Pellet " Is a gentle . m ... tirm is tne cause oi man? dis laxative, and two a mild catnartic. - urug gists sell them; and nothing is " just as good." Dr. Pierce's great thousand-page lllus trated Common Sense Medical Adviser will be sent free, paper-bound, for 21 one- cent stamps, or ciotn-oouna ior 31 stamps. A Fearful Fate. It is a terrib'e fate to have to endure the terrible torture of piles. '' I can truthfully eav," writes Harry Colcon, of Mason ville. la., tnat tor JSiina, jiieea ing, Itct ing and Protruding Piles, Buck len's Arnica Salve, is the bert cure made.'' - Also best tor cuts, burns, and miuries. 'to tents at - Alien x v ooa ward druggists. : Closing Out, Sale of Pianos and Organs Mr. M. A GOODNOUGH announces his retirement from the music business in Corvallis and offers . to the people of ' this city, instruments below cost. Prices absolutely cut no figure on the elegant NEEDHAM goods, which will be closed out this moBth. Call at residence near 4th and Jackson Sts. Plumbing . and Heating ! Cornice, Roofing, Guttering and all kinds of bheet Metal Work. F. A. Hencye In connection, with J. 'H SIMPSON'S HARDWARE STORE. Ths Packard SHOE Every Pair Guaranteed mm Sold by A. K. R.uss iHapp v New Year! At this New Year mindful of the support have had irom our many patrons. It is our purpose to conduct our o merit your further fidence. We wish to you and the assurance o your future commands. Wishing you an a nappy iew lear. EMH Yours WW NOW!, NOW! For 30 days only we will offer all our Talkaphone and Columbia Graphophones at twenty five per cent discount. We are also adding to our line the VICTOR and : EDISON talking machines. These two machines need no boasting-they v speak for themselves.7 We also carry the following lines of records: Victor Records, Zonophone Records Columbia Records, Edison Records, . . American Records. Remember, we are headquarters "for the above lmes. GRAHAM D. E. MATTHEWS Graduate Optician and Jeweler Fits eyes accurately and scientifically. . We give better bar gains in Diamonds, Watches and Jewelry than; . any store in Corvallis. 16 size gold filled hunting, 20 year case with 15 jeweled Elgin movement $15.50 Baby antf children's solid gold rings, plain and fancy each, - . .50 Your watch cleaned and guaranteed one year for - - - . . 1.00 (Cun not be done better at any price.) ' Mainsprings, guaranteed one year - - . -1.00 The above are samples of our bargains; call and judgo for yourself. D. C. Hlaatandm - CORVALUS STEAM LAUNDRY, Patronize Home Industry. Out Ida Or don Solicited. All Work Guaranteed. '. To those who have an i'ea of getting a Talking Machine for these long -winter evenings I will give a free entertainment in your home. Just drop me a. card or call at my home on South Main street. If you haven't the idea, get it, and ac cept ''this offer. In the meantime, re member that the Edison Machine and the Edison (iold Moulded Records are the best that money can buy. Machines, $10, 20J $30 and $50. : ' Gold Moulded Records, 35c. i . ' Accept1 nothing until, you have heard the Edison, Eightyears' experience with talking machines. 11 : G. B. WHITNEY, The Concrete Man. Ia Mad Chase ' Millions rush in mad chase after health from one extreme of fad diem to another, when, if they would only eat good food, and keep their bowels regular with Dr. Kings New Life Fills, their troubles would all pass away.--Prompt relief and quick cure for liver and stomach trouble. 25c. at Allen & Woodward drug store: guaranteed. . - . III . Season we are not un and co-operation we business at all times consideration and con- tender our thanks to of our best attention very truly, 8 WELLS Chas- Biakoaleo. CORVALUS, OREGON. For Sale! Look! I have 12,000 shares Great Eastern Mining Co's stock - and must cell at once. - . - .. . My loss is your gain as the company have struck good ore in the latest work. Rich. Bo hemia is cn the boom and next summer will see great things. How is$45,000 for a week's work? This is what the Oregon Securi ties will produce this waek. First come, firet served. This . ad. may not appear again. Will sell whole block tor 4c per share cash, or any part of tt for 44c per share. The cheapest the company tver soM ctock was 74c, and it is now 20c pr share, -Will send stock to your bank . with draft attached and you can eee it before yon bny. Address, Box 174 Cottage Grove, Oregon. SHERIFF'S SALE. , Notice is hereby given that by virtue of m warrant issued out of the county .court ot the state of Oregon for the county of Ben- .un, bearing the seal of eaid court, to the heriff ef said county directed and delivered. and bearing date October 27, 1905, com manding the said sheriCt to collect the taxes a shown to be delinquent on the. tax roll for the year 1904, charged to said delin quents therecn, and if necessary to sell th& - several articles oi personal or parcels of real property upon which surh taxes are levied. is set icrtn in said tax list. - Said delinquent taxpayers, the amount of axes, and the amount ot penalties end the several parcels of real property are - do- 'crlbud as follows, to-wit: Simpson, Phy South half of the - -southeast quarter ot section 11, township 10. range 7 ; northwest quarter of the northwest quarter of section 13, township 10, range 7. 120 acres 4.3S Giesler, Albert Southwest quarter of the southeast quarter of section 16, township 11, range 7, 40 acres.... 1.45 Franklin, R. B. Northeast quarter of section 18, township l. range 7, 160 acres .. 14.60 Baldwin, V. Northeast quarter of the northwest quarter; southwest quar ter of the southeast quarter of sec tion 13, township 11, range 6, 80 acres 3.65 Crandall. Calvin Beginning 16.08 chains, east of the southwest corner of donation land claim ot J. Has klns, claim No. 71, township 10, range 4 west; run thence north 20.95 chains, east 23.92 chains, south 20.95H chains, west 23.92 chains to beginning, except 20 acres sold. 30 acres 16.44 Krimble, J. East half of the south east quarter of section 7, township 11, range 5 west. 80 acres 3.65 Hogue, C. C Begining at a point which Is west 47.24 chains from the southeast corner of claim No. 71, township 10. range 4 west; run -thence east 8T.72 chains to begin ning. 9 acres 3.25 Evans, Chas. South half of the south east quarter of section 8, township 14, range 8 west, .". . 5.68 Smith, Sewell C. Northeast quarter of the southeast quarter ot section 8, township 15, range 8 west, 40 acres 3.65 Smith, Lilla Northwest quarter of , section 12, township 13, range 7 west, 160 acres. ............. 19.40 Whitehead, R. R. Southeast quarter of the southeast quarter of section 29, township 13, range 7 west, u acres - 2.45 Clem, Chas. Beginning 21.20 chains south and 24. oO chains east of the northwest corner of section 5, south 14.28 chains, west 7 chains, north 14.28 chains to beginning, in section 5, township 15, range 5 west, 10 acres 2.28 Elzy, Geo. Northwest quarter, about 80 acres being in Benton county, section 10, township 15, range 6 west. 80 acres . 3.65 Nye, E. V. and A. C. Lots 1, 2 and 3 and tne nortnwest quarter oi me southeast quarter of section 33, township 14, range 8 west; south east quarter of the southwest quar ter of section 33, township 14, range 6 west; northeast quarter of the northwest quarter of section 4, township 15, range 6 west, 240 acres 16.71 Price, L. N. Lots 1, 2. 5, 6 and 7, section 34, townsnip x, range o west, 128 acres Thomas, Charles Northeast quarter of the northeast quarter of section 12, township .15, range 6, 40 acres. Trout, O. E. East half of the south east quarter of section 32, township 14, range 6, 80 acres Jackson, T. A. South half of lot 5, section 31, township 14, range 4 west, 19 acres , 9.12 1.80 5.82 2.51 Krlens, Wm. (Heirs) The north half of the following : Beginning at tne southeast corner of donation land claim No. 57, township 12, range 6 west ; run thence north 43 chains, thence west on the north boundary of said claim 18.60 chains, south 43 chains, east 18.60 chains to begin- . ning, 40 acres Philomath College Lots 165 and 166, In block 43, in City of Philomath.. 3.SO 3.60 The Associated Banking a Trust uo. . , -.Northeast quarter, of the northwest . quarter; northwest quarter of the northeast nuarter of section 19. township j.2, range 6 west, 80 acres 3.65 Osburn, D. Lot 7, block 2, Dixon's 1st addition, Corvallis 17.31 Hyde, W. F. North half of the north . west quarter of section 34, township 13, range 8 west, 80 acres 3.91 Lawrence, John W. Beginning at a . . point on the half section line of sec- ' tlon 25, township 14, range 5 west, 26 rods north of the south boundary of said section where said line in tersects a slough ; run thence in , northwesterly direction down said slough to a point where said slough empties into another slough ; thence up last mentioned slough In an east erly direction to where said last slough crosses said half section line; thence south on said line to beginning, 12 acres, section ', township 14. range 5 west Maher, E. A. East halt of section 3fi. township 12. range 7 west. 320 1.53 18.30 Clodfelter, Cora E. West half of the southeast ouarter of section 26. township 14, range 7 west, 80 m frr4 mrpa 9.65 And on Friday, the ltn oay oi January, 1906, at the hour of 1 o'clock p. m. of said day, at the sheriff's office in the court house in the City of Corvallis, Benton county, state of Oregon, I will sell the above do scribed property at public sale to the per son or persons who will bid the amount of taxes, costs and penalties accrued against each piece or parcel ot real property and take a certificate at the lowest rate ot in terest, for cash, subject to -redemption, to satisfy said warrant, costs and accruing costs. M. P. BURNETT, Sheriff of Benton County, Oregon. Dated December 21, 1905. . 'Mo Case of Pneumonia . on Record . We do not know of a single instance where a cough or cold resulted in pneu monia or consumption when Foley's Honey and Tar had been taken. It cures coughs ar,d colds periectly. so do not take chances on some unknown prepar ation which may contain opiates, which ' cause constipation, a condition that re tards recovery from a cold. ABk for Folev's Honey and Tar and retufe any snbs'titute offered Sold by Graham & Wells, - .' " ' : . Notice of Fiual Settlement. Notice Is horebv given that, the undersigned executrix of the estate of C. E. Mcor deceased, . ba tiled in the County Court of Benton County, Oregon, her final account as such executrix of said estate, and that Friday the kth dny of Pe-x" cember, 1906, at the hour of ten o'clock A. M. has been fixed by taid Courtasa time tot hear- . ing objections to said account and tne settle ment thereof. PEK8I8 J. LINDEMAN. Executrix of the estate of C. E. Moor, deceased Country school district, 'teachers can be supplied with - month! v re-- port cards by the Gazette. Write your wants. oltf Society invitations and wedding announcements , are constantly changing in styles of type faces and form. Have them printed neatly and . up-to-date' at the Gazette office. . 80tf Tortttr ol a Preacher. The storv of the torture of Rev. O. D. Moore, pastor of the Baptist church of Harpersville.N. Y., will interest you. ' He says : "I suffered agonies, because of a persistant cough, resulting , from the grip. I had to sleep sitting np in bed. I tried many remedies, without relief, until I took Dr. King's New . Discovery for Consumption, Coughs and Colds, which entirely cured my Cough, and saved me from Consumption." A grand cure for diseased conditions of Throat and lungs. At Allen & Woodward druggists. - 50c !$1.00, guaranteed. Trial bottle free.