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About Corvallis gazette. (Corvallis, Benton County, Or.) 1900-1909 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 13, 1906)
.LOCAL AND PERSONAL
Miss Rova Hayes, of Tangent,
Las been for several dajs the guest
of Miss Marie Catbey.
Born, Saturday, to Mr. and Mrs.
George Homing, a son. Tbe
parents reside near Peoria.
Many early earden3 were plant
ed last week in this city. Tbe
weather was ideal for such work .
Mias Mable Davis is still confined
to her home with illness, ana , re
ports say that she has typhoid fe
Frank Lane and Joe Patterson
returned Thursday from Portland,
where they enjoyed the grand opera
M. V. Weatherford was elected
treasurer of the OAC athletic as
sociation during the election held
by the student body a few days
Mrs. Rhae McComb left a few
days ago for her home at Cheney,
Wash,, after a visit with her pa
rents, Mr. and Mrs. Neil New
house. The Freshmen of OAC held a
party at the College Friday even
ing and entertained the Cbemawa
Indian girls at the conclusion of
Suit for divorce has been filed
in Coos county court by Mrs. Ad
die Bier versus Edward Bier. Th
papers were served on defendant in
this city Saturday.
Mrs. E. W. Strong and three
youngest children left Friday for
Palo Alto, Cal., for an extended
visit in the hope of benefitting the
health of Mrs. Strong.
The OAC Juniors entertained the
seniors at Agricultural hall Fri
day evening. There was a pro
gram, refreshments and other fea
tures, and the occasion was most
pleasant for all.
Lee Kennedy came up from
Portland, Saturday, aud remained
here until yesterday, when be went
out to Summit. Lee and his father
formerly rasided in Corvallis, but
are now located in the metropolis.
Samuel Dhuiod, Thomas Nolan,
Miss Mary Nolan and Samuel Do
Ian attended a dance given in
Albany Friday evening and report
a delightful time. The dance was
given by one of the young lady
societies of Albany college.
There will be a basket social at
Simpson's chapel next Friday eve
nine1, Feb. 16. There will be f
eplendid musical and literary pro-
gtam followed by the sale of bas
sets. Everybody invited and a
hearty welcome assured those who
About 25 members of the local
lodge of the United Artisans drove
over to Albany last night in re
ponse to an invitation to vi&it tbe
lodge in that city. The occasion
whs very pleasant for all, and the
visitors were very glad of the op
portunity to mingle fraternally
with their neighbors.
Miss Daisy Brown left Saturday J. L. Underwood arrived home
for a two week's visit with Salem Thursday from a brief business trin
Rev. G. H. Feese returned Fri
day evening from several days'
business visit in Portland.
George Henkle returned from
Independence, Saturday, where he
had been on a brief visit to friends.
Mr. and Mrs. a. L. Hall return
ed home Saturday from a week's
visit with relatives near Inde
Edwin Rose is now employed in
Portland by the Oregon Box Fac
tory of which F. P. Sheasgreen is
Harold Strong will graduate from
Stanford, in the law department.
May 10th, and his mother will re
main to witness his graduation.
Wood choppers were turned loose
on the court house grounds las
week and before they are through
will reduce about half of the fine
shade trees to fire wocd. While it
seems a pity to cut the trees out,
was no doubt a necessity.
Last Thursday the senate passed
Senator Fulton's bill prohibiting
aliens from fishing in Alaskan
waters. Tins bill was drawn at
Miss .fctnei jNorwn gave a party the reauest of the North wPHtrr,
Friday eyening to a number of fisherman who hav Un in in re1
friends and the accasion was pleas- by the encroachments of the Jap-
The revival services at the Pres
byterian church closed Thursday
eyening and Rev. J. R. N. Bell left
Friday for Portland to join his
James Lewis recently returned
from Grays Harbor, Washington
where he made a deal for 720 acres
of fine spruce timber. He was
aftt r the timber for other parties
ClayShephard left Saturday for " , ief,S m carrying the
hifl horoo .1m .aha hoo io a. BuccesBiui termination.
tvDhoid fever and wishes to reach Mr-is also figng on 240
home before he became too ill to acre8.of nne spruce timber adjoin-
maka the trin. ing the above tract.
Dr. E. E. Jackson, our local
veterinary surgeon, last week per
formed a very difficult and uncom
mon operarion on a 3-year-old
colt belonging to Henry Ridder, of
VWlln. The colt had been kicked
on the jaw and the jawbone split
and broken. Dr. Jackson removed
the bone from the point of the jaw
back to the second molar tooth and
at last reports the colt was getting
along fine and eating its regular
amount of hay and oats.
Bob Johnson was a mad, mad
man Saturday. Bob, be it borne
in the wind, is manager of the big
prune orchard, and as it is neces
sary for orchardists to spray their
trees this year, Robert began opear
tions at the bitj ranch with William
Schmidt in control. Tn? weather
was heavenly and Bob was satis
fied that all was going" on "swira
ingly," when a mesaage came that
.the big spray pump had broken
down. Upon inquiry it developed
that the broken casting could not
be repaired in Corvallis, and much
to Mr. Johnson's disgust operations
had to be suspended, pending the
arrival of the part from Portland.
For recklessness or "cussedness"
the acts a week ago of certain
young men certainly is the limit.
From information that reached us
it appears several young men were
having target practice along the C.
tie E. railroad track to the west of
town a mile or so and in a near by
field a feeble old gentlemon was at
work cutting some green feed for
his stock. By the side of the old
gentleman, within a few feet
of him, were a couple of buckets.
Without any warning whatever a
couple of holes were shot in the
buckets. When reprimanded by
the old gentleman the young seal
lawags showed no concern whatever
and merely remarked that they
were shooting at a mark Look at
the matter as best you can it looks
almost criminal on the part of the
About one-fourth of the voters
of Benton county have their names
on the register, to date, between
To the everlasting glory of OAC
our boys defeated Dallas in a bas
ket ball game in the camp of the
ni ;L,TJ Friday evening. Dallas has
fvTi ,f wuijhku " 1 always been considered among the
the law m this particular. atront hsfct. hn t.ma i tv,
Sheriff Burnett was in his office Btate and we fullv appreciate the
yesterday for the. first time in two victory although on a margin' eo
weeks, havmer been confined to his narrow as a single point. Ine nnai
n i . . . . .
home with rheumatism. During ecore was 19 to iy ln favor of OAU.
uio auccuun ouuuuy cub uciu I Al IjcraSS Vailev. JAI . a VOllnor
J iL. n-.. - 7 - o
aown me omce. man attemor.ed suicide, bnt failed
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were in Uorvallis Saturdav for th '. r-r- - -
purpose of trading. Karni work is
now so wen along tnat tnere is an
opportunity presented now and
then for a trip to town.
Ralph Davidson of Parker Sta
tion, formerly identified with the
Western Union telegraph office in
this city, is to go to Grants Pass
the latter part of this month to ac
cept a position in the office there.
Mrs. G. S. O. Humbert, of Eu
gene, spent bunday in Uorvallis
and preached at the Christian
church both morning and evening.
She was accompanied by a soloist,
Mips H,9son, who assisted in Sun
Choppers applied the ax to a
number of the large trees on the $5 and $5.50. and hoes run as hiffh
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couri nouse lawn oaiuraay, it De- as $b.zo.
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t.h rrnv in Bom n-rt.nt firm f "V, umiwgw 01 me
the trees fell across the "telephone XryT19 eamery, arrived home
;t j tu luesaay irora a inp 10 ijincoin
wire breaking it and thus cutting I . J ,irL-i .r t
off the court house from
service for some time.
gentleman is only 20 years of age;
too young to be eo rash because he
is zimpecuinous. As he did not
make a success of the job, we for
bear giving his name. Those who
get their names in this . paper as
suicides must succeed. Success is
the test of merit."
In tbe Portland markets beef
cattle continue low in price, out of
all proportion to tne value of shepp
and hogs. The reason given for
this is tbatjhay has become too dear
to feed cattle at a profit in Eastern
Oregon and Idaho, and that this
hav is sold to sheepraisers, who are
able to pav the rice in view of the
value of tbe wool. Best steers are
quoted at $3.60 and $3.85 per 100
pounds, on foot, while eheep sell at
would have been two years since
this route was established. The
tram leaves for Albany each
evening at 6 o'clock and at the
postoffice this mail will close at
teiepnonic . Bm.rv Tnlon fnr o nnm.
ber of years. This looks hopeful,
At the college Friday the stud- indeed, for by combining the dairy
ent body voted on who should be interests of the two counties under
manager of athletics at OAC during one management a great business
the coming school year. The is certain to be built up. Here in
choice fell on Bert Pilkington in a Corvallis the work of getting ready
arge majority. "Pilk" will be it for building the refrigerator house
and there is no doubt but that he and ice plant is being prosecuted
will make a fine manager. Mana- with all vigor. Mr. Kaupisch has
ger Stiuipson, at present in charge, quite a force at work all the time
will continue the athletic manage- now.
ment until the end of this year. a iorr0 nr-nA wifnoooorl ft,;
In the Albany papers and others S.am,e of afket bal1 at the Arory'
we have noticed much importance aay nl2nt, Detween tne uau
attached to an order of ten pair of gins ana their dusey sisters irom
China plieasanls filled for the State Chemawa. Enthusiasm ran high,
of Illinois. With due respect for Dul not n,ga enougn ror our gins to
our sister city, when it comes towlQ- For politeness the game was
Chinas we exclaim, "she 'int so iar uul 01 tu urui"ry. very
many." Gene Simpson, of this tl.me on,e of the Uemawa girls
city, haBan order from an eastern Jarrea a local ine ausKy mawen
state for a carload of the pheasants waB Proi"se apologies. xm
nd if he can fill the order a special BU lie" UKul
car will be sent for the birds. Dur- laugnaoie. ynemawa piayea nan
ng the past tew monthfc he has
filled several orders for from three
to five dozen China pheasants.
Dell Alexander, the well-known
rygood8 man of J. M. Noian &
Son's establishment, has accepted a
position in a Store at Waterville,
Washington. The establishment to
which Mr. Alexander goes is under
the management of Ira Hunter,
formerly a Benton county boy.
Mr. Alexander left for his new
field of labor Saturday morning.
The vacancy at J. M. Nolan Sr. Son
will be filled by Sidney Trask, who
will have entire charge of all dec
orations. He began work yester
There was a special meeting of
the Rebekahs, Saturday evening, iu
honor of the president of the order,
Mrs. Frazier, of Eugene, who was
here on a fraternal yi3it. The ad
dress of welcome was delivered by
Miss Lillian Ranney, noble grand
of the local lodge. A response was
made by President Frazier. The
chairman of the floral committee, in
a very neat speech, presented Presi
dent Frazier with a shower of
violets, in the token of which the
recipient made some very fitting re
marks. The initiatory work of the
order was exemplified and was
almost perfect and called for but
little suggestion from the president.
At the conclusion of set work and
lodge matters those present repaired
to the banquet hall for a delicious
rppast. Th evening was a memor
our girls could
scored bv their
fine game in
in demon stvle and
only make 11 to 19
guest?. It was a
Many cf our citizens remained
out of bed later than their habitual
hour Thursday night in order that
they might witness the eclipse of
the moon. Quite a number report
to have been called from bed by
their neighbors in order that thev
might see the sight. A night more
beautiful or ideal for moon gazing
could not be imagined. About the
hour cf midnight Luna wa3 com
pletly veiled and the eye of the
''man in the moon" was in mourn
ing. However, shortly after the
hour of midnigot conditions began
to change and those who arose early
the following morning would not
have recognized the moon. We
have heard it rumored that there
is to be a greater eclipse next June.
No More Stage.
Mrs. Mary K Yockey and 8n, Lisle,
of Albany, spent Sunday in this city,
They are mother and brother respective
ly of Miss Helen Yockey, of this city.
Drop head sewing 'machines $18
at Blackledge's. 97tf
The W. O. T. TJ. will have regular
meeting in their rooms Thursday after
noon at the usual hour. On account of
business it is hoped thai the attendance
may be good. , ,
George Moore, of this city, is laid up
with a broken toe. , Not long ago he was
so unfortunate as to have a log roll over
bis foot breaking one of his great toes in
It is reported in this city that Jacob
Modi died at Sodaville either Saturday
night or Sunday morni ig. For years the
old gentleman resided near Wells, this
county. It is supposed that death result
ed more from old age than other causes.
a ttt a
Acme washing machines a
Postmaster Johnson has posted notices
to the effect that on ten davs' notice the
contract for carrying the mail between the
C. & E. depot and the postoffice is to be
let. This was occasioned by the great
increase of mailB that now come over the
About twenty-6ve of the intermediate
Christian Endeaverors were entertained
at the home of Mies Ethel Norton in a
Valentino social Friday evening, Feb.
The decorations were beautiful and
an enjoyable time was bad by all.
Dry slab wood at Saw Mill, $1.25
per load. lo-z3t
Mrs. F. L. Flint returned yesterday
from McMinnville, where on Sunday she
delivered what is termed a humane lec
ture in the Imperial theatre. So much
interest was awakened that two bands of .
mercy will be established. In fact enroll
ment has begun.
Great is the epidemic of contageous
diseases now said to be raging in Eugene.
It is rumored that they have many cases
of typhoid, measles and even smallpox.
It is said that the origin of it all has been
traced to the water. At any rate it
would be a wise and timely precaution
for our people to boil all of their water
before Hsing it.
Lost Pair of spectacles. Find
er please return to Willis Vidito.
The Congregational Y. P. S. O. E.
will give a social at the church next
Wednesday evening, Feb. 14. An es
pecially fine program has been prepared,
beginning at 8 o'clock, and will be free
to all. After the program, refreshments
will be served in the church dining room
at 10 cents. Come and enjoy a pleas
Next Thursday, W. J. Kaerth, who tor
more than a year has held a position
with the First National Bank of this
city, will accept a position of responsi
bility with the Corvallis Sawmill Com
pany. In addition to other duties, Mr.
Kaerth will have charge of the books.
He is a well qualified man and the
change of position is voluntary on his
At the Armory, Friday evening, there
is to be a game of basket ball that bids
fair to be a hummer. Willamette Uni
versity is sending her bays up in the
expectation that they will defeat OAC
They may do it, but must play ball if
they do. Salem has defeated Eugene by
a mighty good score, while we defeated
her by but one point. As a matter ot
fact. Salem's team is composed of vet
eran players but we are not so slow.
Saturday eyening Mrs. M. Jacobs and
daughters gave a 6 o'clock tea in honor
of Mrs. Frazier, president of the Re
bekahs of Oregon. Thee were twelve
guests present, all past grands of the
order. The table was decorated with
violets and presented a picture of love
liness. Each guest was presented with a
bouquet of violets tied with pink and
green ribbon? to which was attached a
card bearing the name and lodge title of
The benefit tendered the Free Head
ing Room management Saturday evening
was a success artistically and financially.
The program was under the direction of
Miss Helen V. Crawford, of OAC, and
was most appreciaoie in every way.
The program was so entertaining and
evenly balanced from start to finish that
it would be hard to single out any parti
cular number as the star attraction. The
Opera House was crowded and the at
tention given the various numbers gave
evidence of tbe excellence f the enter
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ISSTAULISHED 1864. CORVALLIS, OR.
NO MORE DISH TICKETS.
One of the important changes, as an
nounced in our December ad, is
that Commencing Feb. 1st.
We expect to shorten up pur back accounts, not
allowing any to run longer than 30 days. You will
get. 5 percent discount for spot cash, to take the
place of dish tickets. No more long-time accounts;
no more bad accounts; a whole lot more goods for
the m.oney; and better goods for the money, than
the long time and dish houses can give you.
We will give out no more dish tickets, but on all
cash purchases, groceries excepted, we will refund
5 percent in Cash.
Our customers will receive a statement on the first
of, each month and in no case will we extend
credit longer than 30 days.
REMEMBER THAT WE PAY THE HIGH
EST PRICE FOR COUNTRY PRODUCE.
F. L. MILLER, CORVALU,
All first-iilass cigirs.and tobscso; whist and paol rooms. Every customer
treated like a prince.
Four dos north of poBtoffice
tnd. "hone 130.
We Fix Everything
Trial Solicited. Work Guaranteed.
J: G. TYLER. Successor to Dilley & Arnold.
The government has taken
steps to discontinue the stage
mail route between Albany and
Corvallis and Philomath. In fact
the stage will stop running on
the 15th inst., which is Thursday
next. The installation of such
splendid service by the C. &. E.
renders it useless to continue the
Had the stage continued to
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hour to walk a mile. Two bottles of
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I have just walked three miles in 50
minutes and feel like walking three
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