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About Corvallis gazette. (Corvallis, Benton County, Or.) 1900-1909 | View Entire Issue (March 20, 1906)
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
R. E. Gibson, of Portland, has
been a Corvallis visitor Bince Sat
Fred StimDSon. of OAC left
Saturday for a two weeks' visit
-with bis parents at Amity.
Mis Minnie Phillip returned
yesterday from a , few days' visit
with Mi tttti uinar, in
Mrs. B. W. Johnson was in
Portland over Sunday, having gone
down to attend the Keady-Johuson
Prof. Pernot was reported as con1
eiderably improved, Saturday after
coon, although his condition is still
P. A. Cochran, of Woodburn,
democratic nominee for congress,
was in Corvallis the last of the
week, looking after matters political.
Harold Rayburn, son of Ed
Rayburn, died in Portland, Thurs
day, aged 22 years. The young
man was born in Corvallis.
Eckhardt's Ideals closed a three
nights' engagement in this city
Saturday evening. They have
eom good people in the company.
John Sutherland injured his
back recently while at work at th
creamery, and Saturday he was
compelled to take his bed and has
eince been quite ill.
Rev. Handsaker, formerly pas
tor of the Christian church in this
city, arrived Saturday from Hood
River and was an over-Sunday
We defaire to call special attention
to the half-page ad. of J. M. Nolan
fe Son found elsewhere in this
paper. Some surprising dis
closures await the reader of the ad
vertisement. Mr. and Mrs. G B. Keady and
daughters were to return yesterday
from Portland, where tiey went
Saturday to attend the marriage
that evening of of Walter Keady
and Mies Mildred Johnson.
The Amicitian literary society
utertnined the me;nbets of
the Feronian society, Saturday
evening. The affair was
a St. Patrick's party and was
very much enjoyed by the guests.
Will D. Fechter, the well-known
violinist of Albany, is to leave that
ciy today and go to Aberdeen,
Wash., where be intends to engage
in the tailoring business and follow
the music business.
R. C. Wills, who holds the pos
ition of carpenter at OAC, recently
hid th ends of a couple of his
ringers cut off in a buzz saw and
result has been much inconvenience
and suffering. He expects to be
all right soon. , ;
Many horsemen and lovers of
eport were on the track south of
this city Ssturday to see the rac
ing ibat occurred on that date.
Some three or four races were run
and report has it that coin of the
realm changed hands quite freely.
Bessie Smith, aged 14, while play
ing b ill at school Thursday, fell
and struck her hand in such a
manner that the fore finger was
dislocated, and the bone was brok
en in the back of the hand. The
accident happened in the district
just across the river from Corvallis.
Elsie My Miller, aged 16, was
taken to the Boys' and Girls' Aid
Society at Portland Saturday, by
Deputy and Mrs. John Wells.
It appears that the girl's parents
could not give her a home, and as
there was nothing better to be
done for her, it was decided to tke
her to Portland.
The people in Oregon need a
good, strong man to represent them
in tlm United States Senate, and
they can do no bttv than elect
II. M. Cake of Portland. His rec
ord as a leading factor in the
organization of Oregon along
iiues of commercial development is
a sullicient endorsement of his
capability and fitness as senatorial
timber. Hefvroratlie election of
United State9 Senators by direct
vote of the people, and is opposed
to the importation of Chinese coolie
At the Congregational church
Friday afternoon at 3o'clock, Evan
gelist Frank A. Miller gave a
very interesting address to women
and girls. Among the warnings
held out to girls was idleness and
another against trashy literature,
and housekeeping was held up as
the mist desirable of all ac
complishments. A large audi
ence of women heard the address.
Suuday an address to men only
was given in the opera house at 3
p. m. that was attended by a good
audience. The union meetings will
be held in the opera house for the
n?xt two weeks, the building
having been leased for that period
of time, and a 50-foot platform
having been built in front of the
stage t3 accommodate "the large
Bert Pilkington returned Sunday
from a few days' visit in Portland.
Miss Gail Hare, of Albany, was
the guest last week of Mrs. E. R
Mre.T. L. Jones is to arrive
today from Amity to join her hus
band and remain during the re
vival meetings at the M. E. church
Spraying operations are drawing
near an end in the neighborhood
just across the river from Corvallis.
Friday and Saturday the 15-acre
prune orchard of Ed Caldwell was
given treatment, a job of no small
Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Thayer were
visiting Corvallis friends Friday.
On Saturday they departed for the
Sound country where Mr. Thayer
expects to decide on a location and
engage in the furniture business
with a brother. ;"
When last heard from Mrs. J.
M. Porter, of this ; city, and her
party, were in El Paso, Texas, just
on the eve of their deperture for the
City of Mexico. They should have
arrived in the Mexican metropolis
something more than a week ago.
On the evening of the 5i8th iast.
there is to be an , entertainment
given under the auspices of the
Village Improvement Society. The
program will be composed of
mubical and literary numbers.
Be on the lookout for later details.
W. A. Martin, of Dallas, was a
Corvallh visitor Friday and Satur
day. Mr. Martin and family have
recently returned to Dallas after a
years' residence in Washington, and
Mr. Martin is again in the saw
mill business in Dallas.
There will be 20 cases on the
docktt of the Benton count v. circuit
Cuurt at the coming term. Five of
the cases are criminal, and there
are seven divorce suit already in
sight, an immensely large number
for Benton. Court convenes next
Monday, although he preliminary
session will beheld Saturday morn
ing, as usual.
A few days ngo Rich McBe, who
lives some distance south of Cor
vallis, took a shot at a sheep-kiU-ing
eagle and broke its wing. He
captured the great bird and
brought it to town where it was
boxed and placed on display in
front of August Hodes', place of
business, proving quite an attrac
tion. Roy Woodcock intends
mounting the eagle.
B?rt Emeriok, editor of the
Pacific Searchlight, published in
Portland, was in Corvallis the last
of the week. Abcut the middle of
April the Sear hlight will contain
a general write-up of Benton county
and Corvallis, with views of the
college, and photos of . a number of
local people. Mr. Eajerick was
gathering data, on his trip last
C. M.-Hulburt, of Corvallis, came
over last evening to take charge of
Toledo creamery. " He is now pre
pared to take all the cream th
farmers have to spare. At present,'
until the supply will warrant it
the cream will be shipped to Cor
vallis. Corvallis prices will be
paid for butter fat and the manufac
tured butter "will be furnished at
same price as that paid for butter
fat. Toledo Reporter.
In our last issue in the article relat
ing to the meeting of independent
telephone people an "out" was made
in the first paragraph. The entire
paragraph should read as follows:
"At a meeting held in Corvallis,
March 10, 1906, of representatives
of a number of independent tele
phone lines, the preliminary steps
were taken to form an organization
of all independent farmers' lines for
mutual benefits, protection, and ad
vancement of the interests of all."
Word ha3 reached Corvallis to
the effect that Mrs. John. Day is in
a very serious condition near Forest
Grove. She is down with a pvere
attack of vtyphoid fever. -This is
one of the saddest capes that ever
came to the notice of our people.
During the past few week.3 Mr. and
Mrs. Day buried three child
ren, the eldest of whom was a
young lady and the other two were
nearly grown. Less than two
weeks had elapsed bet ween the
death of the first and last child.
Typhoid, was the cause of death.
And new the mother i3 down with
it at Forest Grove.
The contract between Biker and
Crabtree, promoters, of the Coast
Railroad, and the Lincoln County
Right of Way Co. is now sigrned,
says the Toledo Reporter. The
company have received their seal
and are now fully incorporated.
In brief the contract specifies that
the road shall be built from Port
land to Toledo and on south to
Coos; that work shall commence
in Lincoln county within six
months; that a depot shall be
established at Toledo; that the road
shall be completed in three years;
that rights of way shall be turned
oyer to the company only as they
ara needed in the progress of
The "Unterrified" Met.
According to arrangement, the
meeting of Benton county demo
crats took place at the court house
Friday night. The attendance
was not as large as had been ex
pectedj'but the interest manifest
ed was all that could be desired.
Judge McFadden presided vand
Victor Moses was . elected secre
The principal motive for call
ing the meeting was . to discuss
the materials available for demo
cratic nominees to be voted for
at the coming primaries, and
this was done, fully and treelyv
Talks were made by Judge : Mc
Fadden, Robert Johnson, El E.
Wilson, Judge Watters, Marion
Frantz, Pun Avery and others,
and all who desired were given
opportunity to speak.
According to the forecast, as
arranged by this representative
gathering of ; democrats, the
democratic nominees . for state
and county will be about . as fol
lws: foi state senator, W. H.
Springer of Philomath, or Adam
VVilhelm, Jr., of Monroe; repre-
senative, Joseph C. bmith, of
Wells; E. E. Wilson, county
judge; John Price or A. E.
rhurston, commissioner; M. P.
Burnett, sheriff; Victor P. Moses,
county clerk; Harley L,, Hall, re
corder; W. A. Buchanan, treas
urer; Thomas Jones, surveyor;
Jesse Spencer, coroner.
During the meeting Judge
Watters was asked to accept the
nomination for state senator, but
Big Land Deal.
We are authoritively informed
that the W. H. Hogan real estate
firm, of Albany, have negotiated
the sale of 30,000 acres of land
held by the Coast Land and Live
Stock; Company. . The deal was
consummated Saturday and the
purchasers of the land are Mr.
Weitman, of Kentucky, a d Mr.
Tallman, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
These lands lie in Benton and
Lincoln counties and are a parcel
of what is known as the old Coe
tract. It is stated that the pur
chasers intend to cut the tract in
to small ranches and make every
effort to have them settled at an
St. Patrick and Terpsichore.
It is many long days since the
ladies of the Coffee Club did
honor on such an elaborate scale
as was placed the function of
Saturday night. An unusually
large crowd was in attendance
many . from abroad. Dancing
was the order of the evening
St. Patrick and Terpsichore.
Evergreen decorations were in
profusion everywhere and a
miniature bower of boughs, il
lumined by Japanese lanterns,
served as a refreshment salon.
Unique programs in Shamrock
form and color " were in service
and will be looked upori as choice
souvenirs, bringing pleasing
memories to mind for many
years to come. The refresh
ments were dainty, delicious and
abundant The occasion was a
joyous one, all were as merry as
people get to be nothing stiff
and formal was suggested at any
The music was thought to be
very good and was furnished by
Will D. Fechter and Miss Lillian
Brener of Albany, v and Harry
Beard and Ruthyn Turney of
this city. From the preparations
in evidence it is plain that the
ladies intended their . guests
should have an enjoyable even
ing, and they certainly did.
: Evangelist Meeting.
Meetings every evening at the opera
house under the guidance of Rev.
Frank A. Miller the singing evangelist.
The meetings began in the opera house
ou Sunday morning with a union service
of dedicators. At three o'clock meetings
were held simultaneously in the Presby
terian church and in the opera house.
The meeting in the church was for
women and filled the room. It was ai
dresed by Rev. Miller who then hasten
ed to the meeting for men at the opera
house. The meeting was, according to
the testimony of business men, a
great inspiration aad aim at the
modern sin of Deglect of home, the
point ofbreakdewn of our American
civilization. There is . a loud . call for
another meeting next Sunday afternoon .
Watch for it, a number of 'young men
went forward and took their first step
ia the new life.
Sunday evening the chorus choir of
some forty voices was in its place and
the floor of the opera bouse was filled to
overflowing when the gallery bad to be
used. :. There haa never been such an
interest manifested in spiritual things in
this city for years as now-; :--
Kev. Miller is going : to give "Chalk
Talks" in the opera bouse at 3 :45 to the
pupils of the public school and to the
ola and young who do not attend school,
These meetings are to continue through
the week, you are invited to be there
Admission ia by tickets obtained through
the children. , V ;
At a fire in .Albany Sunday
evening J. H. Simpson, of this city,
suffered the loss of his restaurant
property. A brother of Mr.' Simp
son was running the restaurant.
A fine line of spring hats on dis
play at Mrs. J. Mason's 20f
Mr. and Mrs Joseph Garrow
came up from Salem, : Saturday, to
visit a day or two with relatives in
this city. t ' .. '.
Wanted Wood haulers, P. k
Mibs Helen Steiwer, of Jefferson.
has been the guest of Corvallis
friends for a few days. , s;
Panion The black Percheron
stallion, will be in .. Corvallis every
Saturday, at Abbott's barn. 22-25
Toe Lyceum Lecture Course fifth
entertainment, Thursday evening at
8 o'clock. The Harry T. Butter-
worth Uoncert Co. -
Reports ar in circulation that
Corvallis is going to have another
bank in the near future, backed by
local capital. Further particulars
could not be secured. V
Holders of Season, tickets get re
served seats beginning Thursday
the 20t,h at Graham & Worthams
Drug Store. General admission
50 cents reserved seats 75 cents. 5
Grand Opening Fine display of
millinery next Thursday and Fri
day at Mrs. j. Mason's. i25
Sidney Trask came home a few
days ago from Falls City on ac
count of the illness of bis little bov.
The child is now better and .'Mr
Trask expected to return . to' hie
place of business yesterday.
Opening at Miss Johnson's
Thursday and Friday, Marchi22nd
and 23rd. Will have on display s'
fine line of patterns from CbicagnC
An effort will likely be made to
bring Frederic Wafde and his
superb company. to this city ere
long. If - this is 'undertaken, it
will be the biggest thing here in
many yearp. . . ..
The W. R. C. tea eiverj at the
W. G. Lane hom, on Fri$vi ' wP
a success over .40 Udien tying pr-
SQit ' Every, one enjoypd . a. social
time and the delicious luijch served
by the committee. . v .
'Not' a ruingle chsb f typhoid
fever among the students of our
college! This is not exactly a. thinij
to boast abqut,.but it is something to
be very grateful for. We have been
free from the scourge lot disease to
a very remarkable degree Lrt us
all endeavor,, to maintain this re
cord in an unblemished state OA.
U. Barometer. - j '.
It wilL likely be of interest to
many to learn that immediately
following the business of those
connected with the tnovement rel
ative independent telephone linn,
paid meeting to occur a', the curi
boupe r ext SatunUy, the matter of
pooling mohair wijl , be dipcussfd.
Here, is .a' live proposition" and . it
stands all mohair owners in hand
to be in attpridancW on this occasion.
Governor Fojk, of Missouri
puys: Representative government
depends upon the peoplr. If they
want it long enough and Ji ir l
enough they . can get it. If th
people do not , govern themselves
then pptcal interests will govern
the people. There is and has been
a constant fight between the in
terests of the masses and the selfish
ness of the classes, the low and the
lawless, the right and tne wrong.
The interests of the masses, the
law, the right mu6t always be
fought for. The selfishness of the
classes, the lawless, the false, the
wrong must be fought against.
It ia not enough to be merely
against the wrong; the people must
be aggressively against it.
Call for City Warants,
Notice is hereby given that there is
money in the Treasury to pay all war
rants drawn on the general fund and in
dorsed prior to October 15, 1902.
. There is also money.in the Treasury to
pay all indorsed Street fund warrants.
Interest on same will stop from this
date.; ,' ,'..
Dated at CorvaUis, Oregon, March 20,
1906.? . '.,.,'.,.
25-30 City Trsaa.
Our Display is the
THE PEOPLE'S STORK.1!
WOOL and WASH
Our first shipmentjof Wool, Khhair, andWash
Dress Goods has arrived. AH colors, weights
and weaves, at pricss that vjM f snipt ail. -
- . .
New Mercerized Taffeta Checksat 25c per yard.
Wool and Mohair Dress Goods, in Gray, Brown,
Green, Navy, Fancy "Mixtures, Checks and Stripes.
New Dress Linens in White, Gray, Light Blue,
Green and Navy.
New Whiie Mercerized Shirt Waist Goods.
New Assortment Embroidered Waist Patterns-
New Velvets, Collars and Belts.
Ramomlisr, wa give .5 per cant discount on
all Cash Purchases.
HIGHEST PRICE FOR COUNTRY! PRODUCE.
All first-clas cig irsjand tobicco; whist and pool roorcs. Every customer
. 'i-V treated Jike a prince.
O. G. H last and. Chas. Blake loo.
CORVALLIS STEAM LAUNDRY.
Oaf side Orders Solicited.
All Work Guaranteed.
- - .s . ::v. r
A. K. RUSS,
The Very Smartest of the
It is really a delight to look at them.
The season's most fetching styles are
shown , here in a pleasing' variety,
which increases in interest and at
tractiveness every day, by reasonof ; '
the : constant additions which arefl
arriving from the fashion center.-!
The modish garments that fashion
has designed ; are . here, being ; made
in the right styles, and last but not
least, the prices are right, "
Talk of the Town.
to See It.
Four d-oi8 north of postoffice
Ind. Phone 130. '
Patfonixo Homo industry i
1 Trade Marks
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quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an
invention is probably patentable. Communica
tions strictly confidential. HANDBOOK on Patents
sent free. Oldest aeency for securing patents.
Patents taken through Mumi & Co. recelre
special notice, without charge, in the
dilation of any poientific journal. Terms, $3 a
year ; four months. 1- Sold by all newsdealers.
. - W " - "ishintrton. D. C
Doctors are Puzzled.
The remarkable recovery of Jvprineth
Melve., of Vanceboro, Me., ii tn sub
ject of much interest to the medical fra
ternity and a wide circle of friends. He
says of his cise : "Owing to severe in
flamation of the Throat and congestion of
the Lnngs, three doctors gave me np to
die, when as a last resort, I was induced
to try Dr. Kings New Discovery and I am
rrappy to say; it saved my life " Cures
the worst Coughs and-Colds, Bronchitis,
Tons'iGtis W.eak Lungs,. Hoar snesv and
Laipper-CruaranteedTSt 'Allen & Wood
ward's drug store. 50c and $1.00. Trial