.LOCAL AND PERSONU Marion Stokes, of Portland, hae arrived for a visit with Corvallie friends. Chief Lane made a business trip t Dallas Tueeday, returning Wed nesday morning. J. C. Hei8ton left Saturday for Oregon City, where ne has purchas ed and will ope ate a laundry. His family is to leave Monday to join him. Mr. Farnham and family, who reside in the northwest part of town, expect to leave in a few days for Lorain. Southern Oregon, to remain. Sam Baldwin arrived Monday from Drain, and left Wednesday for his houte in Winlock, Wash after a visit with his cousin, Harley Hall and family. Tuesday afternoon the L. A. S. of the First Methodist church held a tea in the church parlors from 3s:4o to o o clock, lnere was a good attendance at.d the occasion was very pleasant. The Central Willamette Medical Association met in Albany Wednes day night. The principal paper of the evening was presented by Dr. Coffee of Portland. Drs. Cathey, Feroot and Farra of this city at tended the meeting. Sunday, in the college armory, the annual baccalaureate sermon will be preached by Rt. Rey. Frederic W. Keartor, D. D. Bishop ofOlympia. There will be excel lent music, and the usual large crowd in attendance. John H Starr, who has been traveling organizer for the M. W. A., for the past year, with head quarters at Prineville, arrived at home a few days ago, in Junction, and with his family is now visit ing his parents at Monroe. Tuesday evening, June 12th, the OAC seniors will give their annual entertainment, which will be a farce'. Besides this there will be solos, a quartette, monologues and other features. The entertain ment will be largely patronized, as it will be of more than passing interest. Tomorrow is the barbecue at Monroe, and it is hoped . that favorable weather may enable everyone for miles around to attend. A beef is to be roasted, and the plan of the entertainment will be on an elaborate scale generally. Many from Corvallis expect to go out and enjoy the occasion. The Wells Fargo Express wagon has a new driver and owner. He is Eugene Burger," who came to Corvallis four months ago from South Dakota. He assumed charge of tbe business Tuesday. James Githens goes to Portland to en ter the employ, of the Welle Fargo company on relief work, for the present. Rev. Frank Abram Powell, of Siein, former:y pastor of the Christ ian church at Corvallis, has ac cepted a call as - pastor of the First Unitarian church society of Helena, Montana. He haB already begun his work in the new field, and the Montana Daily Record gives him an extensive and very laudatory write-up iu its columns. The annual "four cornered" field meet occurs at Salem tomorrow, and negotiations are pending for an excursion to run from Corvallis, although but little hope is enter tained that such a train can be secured. The colleges participating in the meet tomorrow are the U. of O. theO. A. C, W. U., and P. U. The local team goes to Salem tomorrow morning. The late James Edwards, who died suddenly of heart failure at the Bellefouulaiu picnic lst Satur day, was for 14 years county com missioner in Benton, and for 70 year9 a faithful christian. The chi'.dn n who survive to mourn his paSsftog are: Isaac Edward?, of Lane countv; H . C. Edwards, Drain, Oregon; L. N. and J. H. Edwards, of Bellefountain. Mrs. N. Wheeldon, The Dalles, and J. F. Edward, of Indiana. Late real estate transfers are: V. E. Watters and wife to E'la Tyler, 2 lots in Corvallis, $400; J. S. Martin and wife to M. D. Allen, 155.SS a. s. 6, t. 15, 6, w., $2,000; H.H. Andrews and hus band to J. C. Sprague, 2 blocks in Wells & McElroy, $8,000; E. H. Kimble and wife to E. B. Bowen, q. c. d. 40 a. s. So, t 13, 8 w.. $300; U.S. to Z. H. Davis Pat. 40 a. s. 6, t. 12, s. r. w.; John Beach to Earnest Weigant. part of lot 9, bl. 6, cor.; $850; G. A. Bennett and wife to Z. R. Carey frac. lot Philomath; $S5; M. G. Wilhelm and husband to G. L. Howland, S3 a. near Monroe, $1,660; A. Wilhelm et al to G. L. Howland, small parcel of land near Mon, $40; A. Wilhelni and Sons et al,. to John Chatterton, agree- Th9 date for Mrs. Marshall's re cital has been fixed at June 15th. The ladies of the Coffee Club gave a dance on Wednesday even ing, which was an enjoyable affair. Hi L. Hall has accepted a pos ition in the R. H. Huston hardware store, and began work Wednesday. G. A. Robinson returned yestei day from McMinnville where he went to attend a Baptist conference. A marriage license was issued Wednesday to Marcus E. Gragg and Miss Ruby Jackson, both of Benton county. Miss Floy Hawley was in Cor vallis Wednesday, on her way home to Bellefountain from a brief visit in Albany. , James Andrews, who recently sold his property on college hih to Mr. Sprague, left Wednesday with his family for Portland to reside. Mrs. Gondra moved Wednesday to the home of her brother, S W Holmes, and the house vacated by her'will be occupied by Mrs. Su.can Starr. Lee Kennedy, who f irmerly liv ed in this city, returned to Port land, Wednesday,' after havirg visited several days in Corvallis and Summit. At their last meeting the order of Washingtoi.s had a big- time, with the initiation of 17 can didates, a banquet and other fea tures of entertainment. At tha M. E. church South, Sun day at 8 p. m. subject of sermon: "Christ The Way, the Truth, the Lite." No services at 11 on accmnt of the annual sermon at College. Henry Price arrived home Wed nesday from Seattle aud will visit Eugene in search of a location. If he finds nothing to suit him better he will return to Seattle, taking his family with hiut. Mrs. General Thorp has been ap pointed, by the department presi dent, to take charge of the musical program of the W. R. C. of the G. A. R. at its next meeting, wh'ch will be at Grants Pass the 21st and 22nd inst. Bellefountain is to celebrate on July 4tb, according to a telephone message from there yesterday. The celebration will take place on the camp ground, and it is the intention to make it a successful and inter esting ffair. At the United Evangelical church, Sunday school at ten but no preaching service in the morn ing on account of the Baccalaureate sermon at the Armory. The regu lar evening service will be held. Sub ect of sermon, "Either Thie or Upon This." C. T. Hurd, raster. Mrs. A. L. Knisley and Mrs. C. M. McKellips gave an "afternoon" Wednesday, at the home, of the former on colllge hill. , Their guests included all of the Jadies of the faculty and a number of others. A feature of entertainment was . 8; photograph guessing contest. The occasion was very enjoyable for all present. About a dozen families cn E'ghth street have formed a neighborhood society and propose to keep their premises more clean and orderly hereafter. It is the idea to pav a nominal fee into a etnaral fund which will be u-ed for paving for a team to haul away all. trasb, twice a year that may be collected by the members on their prereiaee. The idea is free and can be copied. There will be r.o services at the M. E. church Sunday morning on account of the services at the Ar mory. Sunday school and En worth League at usual hour. In the evening the pastor will deliver an especial address to the college graduate members of this congrega tion and their friends, selecting tor his subject, "Personality Abreast he World." Mrs. J. Fred Yates entertained her young, men boaiders and their lady friends Tuesday evening at her home. Ihe amusement was whist, and delicious refreshments were srved. The guest3 were: Misses Rcse Ingram, Anna Sleidl, Kiser, Anna Brinkley, Grace Wilson, Irene Sproat, Ada McDonald and Nellie Mary in; Messrs. Carter, Von der Hellen, Simpson, Van- Cleve, Auld, Fisher, Elrod and Pruett. A very large crowd attended the Ballefountain picnic last Saturday, and the day was very much en joyed. The program of events in the forenoon included a prayer by Kev. Green; vocal duet Dr. B. A. Cathey and E. H. Belknap; address of welcome, T T. Vincent; vocal solo, Mrs. J. E. Edwards; vocal solo. Dr. Cathey; quartette, J. E. Edwards, E. H. Belknap, Mrs, Waltz and Mrs. J. E. Edwards. After the picnic dinner had been enjoyed, the Philomath male quar tette gave several numbers and en cores, and interesting addresses were given by Rev; Hurd, Dr. Ca they and Rev. Green. New Mail Service Postmaster Johnson informs us that there is ; every indica tion that residents of Philomath and Alsea Valley are soon to be accommodated " with better mail service. He received instructions yesterday to advertise tor bids for carrying the mail between Corvallis and Philomath for a period of four years, beginning July 16, 1906. The service is to be seven days a week, conforming with the arrival and departure oT the early and late trains to and from Albanv and Corvallis. ; Pupil's Recital. The pupils ot Miss Mamie Cauthors gave a very interesting recital at the M. E. church, South, Wednesday evening. ' ; The following program was rendered, each pupil appearing to good advantage: 1 Snow Bells................. .Behr Alex Hays and Claude Whitebbrn 2 The Merry Go Round R Goerdeler Misb Florence Berchtold 3 Dancing Bear Walden Master Chester Lafferty 4 The Village Blacksmith. . ..Lange Miss Helen Huston 5 The Honey Suckle Vine Miss Gertrude McBee 6 Allegro Op 20. .......... .Kullak Miss Inez Johnson 7 Military March .... Franz Schubert Misaes Groves and Newton 8 To the Hunt Op 6 Wartenstein Miss Pearl Williams 9 (a) Meditation Johnson (b) Valee Arabesque. .Theo Lack Miss Lillian Ranney 10 Vocal ..Selected Mrs. McCausland 11 (a) Shepherds All and Maidens Fair . ...Nevin (b) Polonaise Militaire, A . Major ....Chopin Misses Davis and Ranney For Farmers Daughters. A great opportunity is open to the farmers' daughters of Benton county for a tree trip to the Jamestown, Virginia, Exro'tTon in May, 1907. The offer comes from the editor of the Pacific Northwest and the plan' will be backed in this county by the Cor vallis Citizens' L,eague. On May 1, 1907, the editor of The Pacific Northwest desires to start East with 33 young ladies, farmers' daughters, one from each county in , the state, and all their expenses will be paid on the trip, which will' last three weeks or more. , The contest opens July 1st, and closes Dec. 31st, and is open, to every girl who is a farmers' daughter, if she will enter the race for the trip. The reward will go to the lady securing the largest number of subscriptions Jo the Pacific Northwest during the contest, aad the Benton County Citizens' League desires to secure at once the names of two Benton county farmers' daughters who will enter the contest and do their best to se cure this wonderful trip free. Anyone wishing 'to enter the race is requested to send their name and address to John F. Allen, sec1 y of the Benton County Citizens' League, Corvallis, Ore gon, now fully in touch with the proposition and furnish in formation. This is the chance of your . lifetime, and Benton county girls should go in to win. The commissioners' court was in ses sion Wednesday and Thursday, auditing bills and transacting other business of minor importance. Mrs. Chailes Ingram and children who have been visiting Benton relative?, was in Corvallis yesterday on her way to Castle Rock, Wash., where the family will hereafter reside. Fred C. Pfcil, whj made such a fins showing on the republican ticket for the office of sheriff of Benton, came down from Monroe yesterday to affiliate with the boys for a few hours. Mr. Peil takes his defeat philosophically and cherishes no ill-ieeling against anyone. Fred is all right in every way. Mrs. Elizabeth Frances, mother of Mrs. John Allen, arrived yesterday from Loa Angeles for a visit. A. J. Garrett, uncle of Mrs. Allen, also arrived yester day noon from Portland. Mrs. Garrett and children have been at the Allen home for some weeks. They are refu gees from San Francisco. Monday, L. L. Brooks shipped 40,723 pounds of vetch seed to the southern states. Yesterday' he shipped a email consignment to the Atlantic coast., Since last harvest he has shipped in large or ders more than nine carloads to various parts of the United States, Canada and Japan, and various email orders'. were filled in the meantime. Our farmers should bear in mind the fact that there is money in vetch seed. Additional Local. Rev. Frank E. Jones ot Eugene was in Corvallis Wednesday on business. Fred Steadenberg , left yester day morning for Stayton, where he has several houses to build during the summer. The C.& E. train was held in Albany,' Wednesday afternoon until 4 o'clock in . order to accommodat those who attended the ' funeral cf tha late Con Sullivan. Mra. Wyard, cf Astoria, came up to attend the marriage of her bro ther, George Moore, and with h-r mother, Mrs. Lucy Moore went to Yaquina - Wednesday" .to visit another brother. So far we. have ' experienced thr most abominable ' weather possib -; for June in tbe Willamette , Vail y and it is to be hoped from now we may enjoy such weather as w feel ourselves entitled to. House to rent; . possession June 1st. Inquire at Allen's drug sto e , 'y;'.'' . 44t Tomorrow is the big picnic a Riddera grove, near Wells, and in spite of the iiidement weather, plans have been carried forward t make the occasion successful. -1 is probable that many from Corval lis will attend, as well as from other neigboring towns. - At the bride's home in this citv, Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock, Miss Ruby Jackson was united 11 marriage to " M. E. Gragg. Tb ceremony was performed by Rev, McLain, of Philomath, in the pres ence of near relatives and friends; Both bride and groom are respect ed young people of Benton county, and have many friends who unite in good wishes for their future. Monday afternoon at 2:80 ih physical culture c ass of OAC wii giye an exhibition drill in the ar mory that will be well worth seeing ; These drills are graceful rnti pleas ing, and are always enjoyed by large crowd?. Monday evening in, the chapel there will be an organ recital by Prof. Taillandier, with several numbers by pupils of the class in elocution. There was a pretty home wed ding Wednesday forenoon, fiv miles west of Philomath, the groom being George Moore and the bride Miss Mae Robinson. The ceremony was performed by Judge Watters in the presence of a few witnesses. Mr. Moore runs a tannery on bis place, and is well known as an in dustrious and deserving young man; His bride is one of Benton's best young women, and both have the good wishes of many friends. Tomorrow night in college chapel, the last debate for tbe it.ter-pociety honors and also for the G&tch cup, occur. Th participants are Hh- JeffWsoriians ai d the P'prir. and the f ubj -ct i., 41 R -solved, Tout Suffrate in the United States to Restricted by an Educational Quali fication."' Tbe affirmativ- is taken by the "Jpffs" and the "Pies" hve tbe ngtiye. A this ia an ifitereeting eubject, and owWg.to th fact of this being the l'st debate for thp president's cup, it is probable that there wiil be a very large at tendance. B wker T. Washington writes to a corg-e?8man that "nego'r puitp him as the official designation of his race. With hih customary sense," Mr. Washington tnkes thsa pertinent observations: ''Uightly or. wrongly, all classes have called us negroe-". We cannot escap" from that name if we would. To cast it off now would be 10 separate us, to a cer tain extent, from our history; and deprive us of much of the inspira tion we now - have to struggle on and upward. It is to our credit, not to our shame, that we have risen so rapidly, more rapidiy than most other ' peoples, from savage ancestors through slavery fc civili zation . For my prt-, I believe the memory of tbf?e facts shouUl bp preserved in our name and tradi tions as it is preserved in the color of our faces. 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