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About Corvallis gazette. (Corvallis, Benton County, Or.) 1900-1909 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 24, 1906)
10CAL AND PERSONAL
Misa Ethel Downer returned this
week from her outing at Nawport.
A. J- Metzger has been a business
visitor in Portland this week.
Miss Yuba Austin has returned
from her visit to the coast.
G. V. Miner arrived home this
week from an extended stay at
Street cleaning was in progress
Wednesday on Main street and the
result is a decided improvement.
Misa Melvena Elgin leaves Sun
day for her vacation. She goee to
Newport for a week.
Miss Maud Whitney of Delta,
Colorado, is a guest at the F. O.
Miss Addie Dewey left Wednes
day for her home in Los Angeles,
after a three weeks' visit at the
John Fowells home in this city.
Miss Grace Huff closes her sum
mer school at the coast today, and
returns in a few days to her home
in this city.
License to marry was issued
Tuesday, to Walter Watkins of
Linn county and Miss Testa Orah
Hall, of Kings Valley.
Misses Frances and Dora Cooper
left Tuesday for their home in In
dependence, after a visit with their
sister, Mrs. Clarence Ireland.
Rev. Feese and family and Mrs.
Biggs are expected home today
from a month's camping trip in
William Hall of Polk county was
the guest Tuesday of Corvallis rela
tives. He has been to Newport for
an outing and was en route home.
Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Strong
and Mr. and Mrs. John Ray and
son are spending a two weeks' va
cation at the coast.
Rev. E. F. Green and family are
home again, after a delightful week
spent with friends in the Plymouth
Stanley Starr of Portland visited
Corvallis relatives this week, en
route home from bis vacation at
MiF8f9 Miry and Ada Winn at
rrived Tuesday from Junction City
for a visit with theit sister, Mrs. A.
The ordur of Washingtons hail :.
very pleasant ticue nt their hall
Monday eveniiigT "A" number of
invited guests were present and a
fine time is reported.
Mrs. Ida Matbany and children
of Centralia, Washington, are
guests at the home of the former's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. T. Vin
cent. Miss Alice Burcb qf Rickreal,
visited at the Cautborn home in
this city Tuesday, en route home
from Newport where she has been
for a vacation.
Born, last week, to Mr. and Mrs.
Ernest Buchanan, at Drain, a eon.
The father is well known in Ben
toD, and congratulations are in
Ira T. Vincent, who has been in
Aloprta, Canada, for the past four
months, has returned and is
nt th hf.jii of his parents, Mr. and
Mrh, T. T. Vincent in this citv.
One of the best yields of grain re
ported from tha Bellefountain
neighborhood is that of Wilbur
Starr, whose wheat went 25 bushels
per acre and oats 50.
Prof. E. R. Lake is making num
erous repiirs to his dwelling thi
wetk. The porch on the west side
has bren torn away and other
changes n ade.
Charles and Ray Brage of Ta
wantf, Ph., ar guesta for two
wef-ks of Mr. and Mrs". Whithad,
at CdUlhorn Hall, who are rela
tives. Prof, and Mr?. F. Berchtoitl are
fitting up a suite of rooms at Cau
thora Hall, where thev are to reside
this winter. Prof. McCaiiister wUl
also inake his home at the Hall this
Mrs. Ed Jackson and little
daughter left Wednesday for New
bere and Portland on a visit. While
in the city a physician will be con
sulted in regard to the little girl's
throat, which has been giving con
Parties coming over from the
bay state that people are leaving
the coast at the rate of 300 per day,
while they are going in at about 75
or SO a day. The band has dis
banded for the summer, and in two
weeks the best of the season will be
A. M. Witham and family feel
very grateful to their neighbors
wha were so kind and helpful on
the night of the Witham fire, and
desire to publicly express to these
neighbors their hearty appreciation
for the favors shown at that trying
, Miss Mae Gerhard has returned
from her two weeks' rest at Nye
Mrs. Henry Cummings and
children arrived home Wednesday
from a week's stay at Newport.
Asa Alexander and family are
to arrive Sunday from a months'
sojourn at Newport.
Mies Ella Johnson returned Wed
nesday from her vacation outing at
Newport. v x
Miss Erma Sutherland of Mc
Minnville is the guest for a few
days of Miss May me Crawford.
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Price left
Wednesday for their home in Port
land, after a week's visit in Corval
lis with relatives.
Miss Rose Chipman ai rived
Tuesday from The Dalles, to re
main. The family, excepting Mr.
Chipman, came back several weeks
T. H. Wellsher and family were
expected to arrive yesterday from a
two weeks' visit to relatives at
Gray's Harbor, Seattle and Port
land. An attractive barn is about com
pleted on the S. L. Kline property
on Fourth 6treet. The work of ex
cavating for the residence is in pro
gress this week.
C. C. Taylor, who has been in
this city with his sister, Mrs. E. E.
Mundy, since the death of her son,
Clark, left Tuesday night for his
home in Medford.
L. W, Mulvaney of Big Elk has
purchased and is moving into the
Charles Liilard property in Jobs
addition. Mr. Liilard has gone to
Shotpouch, where he will occupy
the Ccnroe place.
The 12th annual regatta begins
in Astoria on Augu3t 30th, and ac
cording to the Astorian there will
be 14000 people on hand t ie open
ing day. This is the annual affair
that has made Astoria famous, and
people go from all parts of the
The W. C. Corbett brick yard is
a very busy place these day a but
the rush will be over about next
Wednesday when the two mouths'
run conies to an end. Ten "men
are employed at th work, and th
output is 300,000 bricks. This in
t 'i !rngegt run that t'us yard bs.t
William Brokers arrived homr
Wednesday from, a mouth's trip
through Southern Oregon in com
pany with Thomas Whitehorn and
Henry Gerhard. : The two latter
gentlemen are at Gold Hill now
aud expect to go on to Medford be
fore returning home. They will
not reach Corvallis for two or three
weeks. Mr. Broders reports a fine
trip, with plenty of fish and fun.
Miss Lulu Gunther, who was
night "hello girl" in the Pacific
States Telephone office so long, is
now in the Good Samaritan hospi
tal in Portland. Soon after accept
ing a position in the phone office in
Portland, she was taken ill and
was removed to the hospital where
a delicate surgical operation was
performed, from which she is not
making a very speedy recovery.
Manv changes are being made
up at Cauthorn Hall, preparatory
for the opening of OAC on Septem
ber 20s h. Under the able super
vision of Mr. tvtid Mrs. R. L. White
head, the big dinine hall has been
re-papered in gren and gold nm:
is very attractive. Twelve- of the
single rooms are aleo being renovat
ed and fixed up. and when ail is
done the hall will -he in fine condi
tion for a students home, as it has
One of the most attractive win
dows in town ia to be seen at the
W. W. Ireland grocery store.
Heavy tin has been made into a
shallow box to just fit the window,
and in the neuter of tho window a
spray is so arranged that the sup
I ly of lettuce, carro?t, turnips, ;t 1
ery and other vegetables piled it!
the tin box are kept constantly
sprinkled and thereby rendered
fresh and cri-p by COR tact with" the
cold mountain water. The window
is not only pleasing in appearance
but is a real benefit to customers in
keeping the vegetables fresh, and
the idea might be profitably em
ployed in all local groceries.
The story is that the A. J. John
son party en routi to Yachaats last
week, had a catastrophe while cross
ing the mountains that . materially
affected their supply of rations. It
seems that like Miles Starr, these
campers had appetites that de
manded eggs for breakfast, and a
five gallon can of the ''hen berries"
were packed and taken along. The
road over the mountains is a rough
one, with many a jolt and jar, and
when the travelers reached ... the
other side of the summit and paus
ed to get a breath, it was found
that they no longer had a quantity
of o ice fresh eggs, but that the five
gallon can was brimming over with
egg-omelet, mixed shell and all,
and shaken to a foam. ,
Fred Porter left Tuesday for a
week's visit in Portland. ;
Mr. and Mrs. David Osburn went
to Astoria, Wednesday, for a week's
visit with friends. .
John Withycombe has accepted
employment at Fischer's mill un
til the opening of OAC.
Mrs. Joseph Hecker of Wells was
the guest during the week of her
daughter, Mrs. Arnold King. .
Miss Ena U'Ren of Salem is
spending her vacation at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Crawford.
Miss Lillie Glass suffered a sec
ond stroke of appolexy Tuesday at
the family home a mile from town.
Mrs. Anna Mills and daughter,
Miss Clara, left Weduesday for a
week's visit with relatives in Mc
The young ladies of the Baptist
church will give' an ice cream social
on the court house lawn, Saturday,
August 25, beginning at 4 p. m.
Miss Blanche Jeffreys was in Cor
vallis, Tuesday, on her way to To
ledo for a visit. Mrs. Jeffreys is in
Portland but is expected in Corvai
lis immediately for a visit with re
latives. The Jeffreys reside in
Nome, Alaska, but the family ;ex
pects to move back to Portland this
There was a life-size runaway on
the Gustafson farm west of town
one dav this week. It seems that'
three barefooted boys were loading
wood, and got into a yellow jackets'
nest. The way things went for a
time was not slow, but a broken
wood rack' and some swollen
"shins" were the only damages.
Monday evening the report reach
ed town that the Gellatly thresher
angine, in operation on the Davis
place north of town, was burning
up. The fact of the matter was
that the straw stack and stubble
field were burned and the thresher
outfit was threatened but by hard
work was saved. The fire spmad
to the fence, but Chancey LeVee
hurried to his home and hitched to
a nlow. and a few furrows around
the threatened territory saved the
A crowd of men looked on, while
half a dozen small boys and two or
three doys engaged in a rat hunt
o.i Main street Tuesday afternoon.
The scene ws the site if the old
Centennial meat market,: which lot
I.- being cleared of debris for tne
new Taylor brick. The boys were
armed witH clubs, and the clatter 1 of
boards, the "ki-yi" of dogs,-; the
shouts of the boys and the exclam
ations of the onlookers made up an
axciting scene. About fifty " rats
were killed, all of them fat and
healthy, wnich called from an ob
server the thoughtful remark; "No
wonder they always have such nice,
. .1 n , -1
juicy sausage at tne uorvaius
Buy your harvesting outfits at
Nolan's. Complete stock at bot
tom prices. 62-72
Levi Oren and family are moving to
day into the building just south of
Beach's feed store on Main street.
Henderson Murphy moves tomorrow in
to the Oren residence in South Corvallis,
recently purchased by him.
Mrs. Anna Jones left Wednesday for
an extended viBit with friends in Albany.
Pier home is in Illinois, but for three
months she has oeen the guest of Mra.
Wanted A girl to do general
house, work. Call at Mrs. Sarn
King', first house east of the curt
E. E. 'White and family and Dayid
Schronk and family left yesterday by
private conveyance for the coast for their
Misses Margaret Williamson and Mae
Gibson expect to leave today for their
horns in Eugene, after a two weeks' visit
with Miss Edna RnsP.
The Latest Fad Get It. Your
photo on 12 letter poet cards and
f.he following lines on each card:
''Do you miss me now I'm gone?"
"To a flirt." "I'm still single, how
are you?" and others, at the Cor
vallis Studio. Call. 65tf
There are now about 3000 joung
chickens out on the F. L. Miller poultry
ranch, and bat for the late, cold spring
there would have been many hundred
more. This is probably the largest poul
try farm in the Willamette valley, if not
Miss Laura Chipman has gone to Fort
land where she has employment in a
general wholesale establishment.
Miss Sadie Dixon arrived home Wed
nesday from her vacation at Yaquina.
She is the pleasant stenographer at Hus
ton's. Remember Nolan's Remnant
and Rummage sale closes Fri
day, August 31st, at 6 p. m.
Foley's Kidney. Cure
atakes kidneys vt Hitter right
Joseph Howard, an OAC boy who left
Corvallis last month for his home near
Prineville, is suffering from an abscess
nnder his arm, caused, it is thought, by
a bruise from a pitchfork handle during
the haying season'. In a letter to a Cor
vallis friend this week Mm. Howard
stared that she had taken the yonng man
to Prineville for medical treatment.
William Wagner, residing just sooth
of town, was in Corvallis this week to
consult a physician, He is suffering
with a very large carbuncle on his hip.
being unable to rest day or night.
The indications now are that there will
be only 50 or 60 bushels of peaches at the
Reuben Kiger orchard, of the late crop
No pickers will be allowed in the or
chard aa Mr. Kiger will pick and har
vest the crop himself. Notice is given
in advance that intending purchasers
nay not be disappointed by visiting the
island for frnit. .
W. E. Brain is confined to his home
with a huge carbuncle on his knee. -
N. A. Fisher, representing the Morris
piano house, of Eugene, is in this city
for the purpose of establishing a branch
house for his firm. At present he will
have his stock in the rear room of the
Starr Bazaar; and some handsome in
struments have already arrived and are
on exhibition at the new stand.
Guy Clark and Arnold King made a
trip to Albany, Tuesday night, and a
second one Wednesday to locate some
trouble on the private line of the Wil
lamette Valley company, that prevented
communication between the Albany and
Lost Between Jobs addition and
town, a gold watch fob with the
initials C. M. Finder please leave
at this office and .receive xeward.
People who looked on fairly held their
breath Wednesday afternoou two small
boys climbed an electric wire pole on
Main slreet. The youngsters went almost
to the wire, a touch ef which would
mean instant death to anyone. There
are 2.200 volts of electricity constantly
passing over these wires, and the small
boy who mistakes them for plavthings
will never liye to realize what struck !
him. This is the second caution to par
ents, published by request of parties who
have seen the poles scaled by the fool
hardy youths, and it is time something is
done to stop the antics, unless someone
has more boys than they care to "feed."
Mrs. : J. Mason leaves Monnav for
a ten days' visit in Portland. She will
attend the fall millinery openings.
Mrs. i Minor. Swick returned home
Wednesday from tv?o weeks at the
coast.: '.She was accompanied by hei
granddaughter MissM.a.be! SwicK.
Mrs. Lucy Francisco arrived home j
Wednesday from a six-weeks' stay at
Newport. She had a very enjoyable time
and gained in health during her stay at
Miss sj Esther Mitchell is recovering
from her attack of tphoid fever, in the
Seattle jail, and is able to sit up part ot
the time. Maud Hurt-Creffield, how
ever, is very ill and is looking very bad.
She had not partaken of food for several
days when last heard from. Meanwhile,
the work goes on in the murder case,
preparatory to the trial that is to come.
All the Albany-bound trains were
loaded yesterday with passengers who
were bent cn seeing the big circus. Many
people came over from the coast to at
tend. , ,
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We;hav also a l omo'etn lire of
Shoes. Keady-Made Clothing and
ad Men's Furnishings.
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Invention is probably patentable. Communica
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Patents taken through. Mann & Co. receive
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Of the Season....Our Artist's Work
The crowds watching him work in our window tes
tify to the interest being taken. No such WORKS OF
ART have ever been on exhibition in the city before.
Many well-known local faces are now to be seen, giving
satisfaction to the most critical. Don't fail to see them.
For the benefit of those not yet familiar with this
exceptional offer, we again announce the following:
You purchase One Dollar's worth ol goods in any
department and get a coupon. One coupon and 87c
gets you . A Bust Crayoii Portrait ... All
work guaranteed; Come and see where you can save
over one dollar on this one article- Offer good 'til Sep. 9.
The Artist Will Finish All Work Before Leaving the City.
The Popie'& Sir
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the "PALMER GARMENT"
For Women, Misses and Children
1 906 Fall and Winter 1 907
The Fall Season is right at hand, and if you have been weigh
ing the merits of different lines, the time of decision is now.
We will show you in the "PALMER GARMENT" line the
most stylish garments you can find. , ;
We Are Not only showing the best styles, but in addition, the
workmanship and quality of the "PALMER GARMENT" are
We Ask You tdcall on us wftetheryou buyornotr, It will give
us pleasure to show
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F. L, M l L L E R CORVALLIS, OREGON
Ail Hflen Like to Dress
Neatly and comfortably during the hot summer saaaon, and all v
know that a Silk Fob goes with a cool costume; but the danger of
dropping the watch prevents many from wearing fobs. Get a' silk'
fob with a safety chain on it. This diet away with ll danger of
Fobs with Safety AftasSircisiiiS, $1.75
E- W- S- PHUII,
Then come in and see my line of Sporting Goods and be con
vinced that it is the best and most' complete line ever brought
to your city, consisting of Guns and Ammunition, Fishing Tackle,
Base-ball Goods, Bicycles and Sundries, Pocket Knives, Razors,
Sewing Machine Supplies,- etc Gasoline and Dry Cells for sale.
Agent for the Oidj Gasoiino Engines and Automobiles
Guns and Blcyslss Fer RsnL Firsl-c'ass Repair Shop.
: si ?ian9 123
Ali sirs'-'-'a- cigirs and tobacco; whi6t and pool
rot;:-. F.v -ry customer treated' like a prince.
O. O. Hlotand.
COJRVALUSL STEAM LAUNDRY.
OitmldeAOrtlorm Solicited. -
-JUf Work Gaarantemd.
Jsvsr asieS Optician
jFour doors nortli of postoflBce
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