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About Corvallis gazette. (Corvallis, Benton County, Or.) 1900-1909 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 29, 1905)
LOCAL AND PERSONAL;
Bert Yates was up froth Van
couver, Washington, duriDg the
James Law has had quite a
serious time of late with la grippe.
Mrs. E. E- Mundy went to
Portland, Wednesday, to visit a
Wanted to rent a typewriting
machine in good condition. Ad
dress xx Gazette. Corvallis.
Pallintr rn rea zonular styles m
cards and type at tho
Tupsdav. Mrs. Ed Andrews ai
rived from Portland, -where she bad
undergone a surgical operation
Both Mrs. Anna -Day and Miss
Eva Day were suddenly taken ill
last week. The latter suffered with
Miss Ethel Knighteu arrived in
lis - Tuesdav. from , Polk
county, and will remain here dur
ing the winter.
Oharlev Overlander arrived in
Cm-vallis. Wednesday, from his Big
wiir rar.nh and will visit with his
brother, Fred, for a week or so.
Joseph Garrow and wife expected
to return to their Oalem nome yes
tnrrW having Dassed Chrifatmss
with relatives in this city.
Ta Jacobs came home Sunday
to pass Christmas with his mother,
.Mrs. M.Jacobs, ana returneu to
Portland on Tuesday.
Harriet and Mabel Sheasgreen
were Albanv visitors on Monday
whnrH thev ate turkey with their
brother, Walter, and returned home
Phillip Smith, Bon of D. M
Smith, formerly of this city, ar
rived in , Corvallis, . Wednesday
morning, for a brief visit with
. E-l Crawford came up from Salem
on Christmas eve and spent Christ
mas dav with his parents in this
ckv. returning to Salem on the
, early train Tuesday.
E- P. Wing, who is teaching
school in Alsea, came out Saturday
and BDent a couple of days with
relatives, returning to his duties
John Howard is spending ihe
holidays in ibis city with relatives
and friends. John is a graduate, of
OAC and is now mating his home
near Prineville, Central Oregon, r
The gentlemen members of the
M. E. church presented Miss Lib
bie Rice, organist of this church,
with a splendid rocking chair as a
Christmas present in appreciation
of her services in the past.
Wednesday the wedding of Sam
uel Ewing, of this city, and a Miss
Hodges was to have occurred in
Portland. Mr. and Mrs. M. C.
Flinn went to the metropolis Tues
day to attend the ceremony .
Roman Zahn came over from his
Alsea home and spent ChriBtmas.
He came out over Alsea mountain
and declares the road to be very
good for thiB season of the year.
He expected to return home yester-r
Mrs.. A. V. Thrasher and eon, of
this city, were very successful in
exhibiting their White Plymouth
Rocks at the Albany poultry show,
which closed last Saturday. They
received prizes for first collection
first pen. first cock, first hen, first
pullet, second cockerel, second pul
t, third pullet and nith hen.
A few days ago Supt.- G. W,
nman received the bronze medal
t was awarded -Benton county
the Lewis and Clark Fair Com
ission for the work exhibited in
educational work by the elementary
grades in our county: scnools.
While it is called a bronze medal it
is in reality a diploma, and a very
nice one, too.
Ambler & Waters negotiated the
sale of Dilley & Arnold's bicycle
establishment to J. F. Tyler a few
days ago ..and the new proprietor
will be in charge about the first of
the year. Mr. lyler came here
from Minnesota about a year ago
and is reported to be a splendid
mechanic. Mr. Dilley, speaking of
his past, Bays this will be the first
time in thirty years that he has not
been in business.
Henry S. Westbrook, general
freight agent for the 0. C. T. Co.,
in response to a request 'from John
F. Allen, secretary of the Benton
County Citizens' League, has Bigni- write-up
hed his intention to be present at lowing appeared
the meeting of the League, iuesday young man who
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evening. January z. ana wm dis
cuss the matter of an open river to i
Corvallis the year around and free
locks, This is the most important
pan oi tne vauey m ine race toaay
and it is sincerely1 hoped that our
business men will turn out en
masse on this occasion and hear
what Mr. Westbrook will have to
Miss Olive Thompson arrived
home from Boise, Idaho, and is to
remain here for an indefinite period.
Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Heckart
visited with Corvallis friends for a
couple ot days during the week.
They returned to their Eugene
home Wednesday evening.
Miss Ellen J. Chamberlain, who
for seveial years was a well-known
instructor at OAC, but who now re
sides in Seattle, has been in Cor
vallis with friends during the past
The Yonng People's Society of
Christian Endeayor of the Congre
gational church will give a supper
and social in the church parlors
Friday evening. Clam Chowder
will be served from 5 o'clock on.
Sunday morning subject at the
Methodist Episcopal church, ''Car
nality a Foe to Good Resolutions."
Evening subject, "The certainties
and Uncertainties of Life." At
10:30 o'clock a watch meeting will
begin to conclude at the midnight
hour. The public is cordially in
vited to attend this service.
A. Bennett, editor . of Irrigator,
Irrigon, Eastern Oregon, has been
in Corvallis during the week. Mr.
Bennett was making a little cruise
of the valley for the purpose of
awakening an interest on the part
of bis fellow editors in the coming
meeting of the Press Association
Mr. Bennett is making his journal
a power in his section of the coun
try and much may be expected of
him in the future.
Congregational Church, Sunday
School at 10, Worship and sermon
at 11, Junior Endeavor at 4,
Senior Endeavor at 6:30 and Even
ing Service and sermon at 7:30.
Morning subject, "What Does xour
Church Stand For?" The offering
will be devoted to the cause of
Home Missions. Sunday evening
being the last service in the year
will be devoted to "Reviews and
The ladies of the Congregational
church held a delightful missionary
meeting last Thursday at the home
of Mrs. Thomas Whitehorn. Three
excellent papers were given by Mrs.
B-rchtold, Mrs. A. E. Wilkins and
Miss Campbell. After the program
refreshments were served and all
enjoyed the social hour most
heartily. Forty ladies were pres
ent and Mrs-. Whitehorn proved
herself a success as hostess.
At the Congregational church on
Monday evening the Christmas ex-'
erases were given before a ' large
audience. - One of the new features
of the evening was the singing by
young girls' " choir. The girls
were dressed inuniform white robe
and well deserved the applause
which greeted them.- After a few i
well chosen remarks by the pastor.
Rev." Green, the presenis from then
two beautiful and well filled trees
were distributed to the members of
the Sundny School.
The committee for gonsidering
the matter of granting a - franchise
to an electric light and power com
pany to operate in this city met
Tuesday evening ; and discussed at
some length, but did no business of
any inportance. It appears that
the company seeking to obtain tne
franchise had' been asked - lor a
schedule of rates they intended to
charge and did not have it on hand
owing to what was either an over
sight or a mistake on the part of
the company. It is expected that
the scale of rates intended to be
charged will have arrived by this
evening and auother' meeting is
scheduled for tonight.
Postmaster Johnson miormt us
that the government will receive
bids up to January 23, 1905, for
the contract to carry mail by stage
from Albaiy via Corvallis to Philo
math, seven trips per week. , The!
contract is to be let for a period of
four years, beginning July 1, 1906,
and closing June 60, 1910. Ihe
party securing the contract will be
called upon to give a bond of $2500.
The distance from Albany to Philo
math over the route the mail is to
go is a trifle more : than 18 miles.
For the information of those who
may - intend to submit mas it may
be stated that the' advertisements
for the same may be found posted
in the 'postofficp.
The Hindu students attending
OAC evince great interest in the
affairs and conditions of our country.
During the sessions' of the State
Dairymen's Association, held in
Forest Grove last week, Mr. Sinha,
a Hindu student of OAC, was
present and made a talk. In the
in the Oregonian the f ol-
M. C. Sinba, a
came to this
May it be a happy and prosperous New Year
S. L. Kline, Prop. The People's Store
Our 36th Annual Clearance Sale
is now in progress -
Great reductions all departments
It's for your benefit to trade here
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The Pianola Piano
A Piano That Will Give Yoa Ten Times More
Actual Pleasure Than Any Piano You
Have Ever Owned.
country trom : India and is now
studying agricultural interests at
Corvallis, "with a view to returning
to his own land to instruct his
countrymen, gays' a very interest
ing talk on differences between con
ditions there and here. He is im
pressed with the thought that India
can never rise until its people learn
to respect labor as it is honored m
grade manufacturers, are every day
being receiyed in part payment. That
people everywhere should part with
instruments which they have hither
to valued biuhly, is impressive evi
dence oi the position that the Pianola
Piano has attained among music lov
ers. It is THE piano of the day.
If you have a piano from which you
derive comparatively little musical ,
enjoyment why not exchange it for
this new type of pianov which will be
a daily source of pleasure for every
member of the family? Write for
terms on which such exchange will
Pianola Pianos are sold only by
Eilers Piano House, Portland,.. Ore.,
and through its many stores and re
presentatives. . The people of this vicinity will un
doubtedly be pleased to know that
There are two accepted ways of play
ing the piano today : -;
1. By hand.
2. By the Pianola.
Both of these methods are united
in the Pianola. You can turn from
one method to the other INSTANT
ANEOUSLY. The Pianola is built
into the piano itself, so that there is
nothing to move up to or away from
the keyboard. Both piano and Pianola
are just as effective as though in separ
Never has a piano been presented
to the public which has met with such
a remarkable and enthusiastic recep
tion as the Pianola Piano. . Its great
success was to be expected, for ,it re--presents
the logical deyelopment of
the piano. It enables everyone to ob
tain from a piano ALL the musical
eniovment the instrument is capable
of. In the light of this important any turtner information concerning
improvement in ' piano-construction, the. Pianola Piano, Pianos, Organs,
all previous pianos seem incomplete, etc., can be obtained from. Professor
Hence the Pianola Piano has become Taillandier, director of the piano de
uniYersally known as "The First Com- partment of Corvallis Agricultural
plete Piano." College , and can be seen atr his resi-
- Pianos of all makes taken in ex- dence on -College Hill on - Saturday
change lor the Pianola Piano. Grands and every evening of the week. A
and uprights in excellent condition, telephone call will bring him to your
: and bearing the names-of the highest house, Ind. 185. .. ..
Prof. G. TaUandiety
Eilers Piano House,
Stock Reducing Cash
Sale is Still On
v 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 cents 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 bf 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.
F. L. Miller