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About Corvallis gazette. (Corvallis, Benton County, Or.) 1900-1909 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 4, 1906)
LOCAL AND POISOML
H. S. Pruner, of Nashville, was
n Corvallis a few days g, en route
home from rvrtiaou.
Miss Ein Buster, of Aisea, ha
neeri vieitiiig CorvalIi6 frieuds the
The Lioderman thresher com
pleted a 25 days' run, Thursday
(evening', and has been housed for
Miss Nancy Campbell spent sev
eral days last week with her Bister
in Muo mouth.
Prof. A. B. Cordley returned
Friday from a business visit to
B. L. Baucom, of Portland, was
"businesa visitor in Corvallis, Friday.
Miss Robin French, of Seattle, is
visiting friends m Corvallis. one
will remain a week or two.
T. E. Fowel'e, of Seattle, eldest
bon of Mr. and Mrs. John Fowells,
lis the guest for two weeka of his
parents in this city.
Miss Evelyn Smith left Saturday
for Dallas, where 9he will be the
euest f jr tnree weeka of Miea Myrtle
PeHaven, formerly of thia city.
John Ray, a former Corvallis
merchant, waa in Corvallis between
trains Friday. He now resides in
R. J. Watts, formerly of Corvallis
but now a merchant in Vancouver,
was in Corvahis one day last week,
Prof. F. E. Edwards has returned
from Mayville, Eastern Oregon,
where he went to operate a thresher
for his brother during harvest.
For sale or rent, preferably for
pale, residence and acres of land
on college hill. Address M. Robin
son, Corvallis, Ore. 73-tf
Miss Emma Ward leaves the last
of thia week for her home in Ohio,
after a visit with her cou3ius, Wal
ter, Vance and Roy Taylor.
A. E. King, of Portland, was in
Corvallis the last of the week, ou
his way to the head waters of the
Umpqua oa a fishing trip.
Miss Eva Juhnson was in Corval-
la tin la-it ot tru vvaas, eu rout-J
home from Newport to Portland.
She was the guest of Mias Edna
recorder a,. J. JNewton nas oeen
puey oa his farm the past week
During his absence, W. A. Buchan
an has been holding down the re
The second coat of paint is now
toeing applied to the old school
uilding, and the change la so mar
ked as to render the structure al
Mrc. Ed Jackson and daughter
have returned from Portland, whre
k verv eucces&ful operation ws p-r-
lortned on tht little girl a tnroiit.
which has been troubling her for
?ome time. She was able to be on
the street Friday.
Whil loidinjr lumber at the fur
niture fucory Thursday afternoon,
K. II. Colbert caught his foot and
waa held prisoner while a pile cf
hoards toppled over on his limb.
IWhile no iuuies were broken, the
njurv is quite severe and the limb
ia badly swollen and painful.
This week will see the opening
bf the hop picking season, and Cor-
rvallia will be practically deserted
for two or three weeks. In the
iwrvauis vara oi u. a. laylor.
picking begins September Gth, and
In his yard at Independence, Sept.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Moore are at
jhome again after a three months'
tisit with relatives at the old home
t Brimfield, Illinois. Thia is the
Jfourth trinthnt Mr. and Mr. Mooro
located in Ccrvaiht . few v.j rs a;;-.
They arrived Saturday.
Beaton county citizens nro be
ginning to piy the retnamitig h it
if th.'ir taxes that were not pui i in
March. Th ehrifT is ban litis out
iu occ.isionil receipt, and as the
;axes become delinquent. October
1st. business in that line will soon
p lively, as few care to allow
:.he;r property to go by default.
M. M. Davis and
home, afier an extended
family are at
Richard Graham, Jr., has gone
to Independence, where he haa ac
cepted employment in a bakery.
Henry Hout began work Satur
day aa cleikin the Hammel butcher
Mies Thia Johneon was expected
home ou last night's train, from
Portland, where for a week she haa
been the guest of Miss Rova Cox.
.Mrs. Wright Smith left yesterday
for her home in Airlie, after a few
days' visit at the home of her
brother, W. C. Swann.
P rank Strong and family return
ed Thursday evening from a two
weeks' trip by team to points along
Mr. and Mrs. Arnold King were
guests over Sunday of the latter's
parents, Mr. and Mis. Joseph
Hecker, of Wells.
Miss Louise Hecker, of Wells,
was a guest for a few days the last
of the week, of her sister, Mrs. Ar
nold King of this city.
F, O. Gray returned Saturday
evening from Portland where he
Lad been to select a stock of dry
goods for the store of Wellsher &
The lunch given at the Reading
room by the W.C.T.U. ladies cieared
them between $9 and $10. This
goiS to buy wood for the Reading
room this winter.
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Kirkpatrick
left Saturday for tbeir home in San
Francisco, after a several weeks'
stay in Corvallis and other points
Mr. Knapp is the new clerk in
Hout's meat market. He is from
Ontario, Eastern Oregon, and has
two sons who will enter OAC. The
family will occupy the Greffoz house
near the S. P. depot.
Mrs. Sarah Moore and daughter,
Miss Gladys, left Friday for Chica
go, where they will spend a year
with Guy Moore, the pon and broth
er, who is taking a medical course
in a college of that city.
S. L. Kline waa a Portland visitor
the latter part of the week.
Jesse Houck left for hi home at
Gdd Hill, Friday, after a brief visit
to his mother in this city.
George Houck and family, Mrs.
D. O. Houck and Miss Kat- Gerhard
are spending-a week at Newport.
Samuel Smith, eon and daughter
and Miss Mina Abel left Saturday
by private conveyance fur Alsea,
where they are to spend a week.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Porter came
up from Portland, Thursday, for a
two weeks' visit with Corvallis rela
tives. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Oren came
up from Portland Friday for a visit
with relatives. Mr. Oren is in fie
Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Wilkins left
Saturday for Newport to enjoy a
week's rest from their usual round
A. J. Johnson and family, and
Misses Carrie Buchanan and
Georgia White arrived home Friday
night from a several weeks' outing
Lewis Rowe went to Buena Vista
Saturday, to attend the wedding of
his sister who was married Sunday
to the Evangelical minister of that
For Sale House and lot. In-
quit e of Mrs. A. M. Wicks. 72tf
A. P. Johnson arrived home
Saturday from Carlton, where he
had been since the beginning of
harvest, operating a thresher that
he owns at that place.
Mrs. W. A. Kemp leaves in a
day or two to join her husband at
a town on the Columbia river, 45
milea below Portland, where with
hit brother, he ia operating a saw
Wayne Phelps, brother of Evan
gelist Guy Phelps, was married at
Buena Vista, Sunday. The bride
was Miss Jennie Rowe, and the
event took place in the Evangelical
church at three o'clock.
in town See N. F.
M V. J. Edwards find daugh
ter n iv) moved t) Corvallis from
Mayville, Eastern Oreaon, f )r col
leen purposes. They occupy one f
tn ' .) v . Vv o us collages, near me
C E depot.
Tiie Lincoln Leader has this to
say of Dr. Bui gees, a former Cor
vallis man: T. H. Horning has
built a first class boat house for Dr.
Burgess. Tae Doctor has a gaso
line launch and is prepared to reach
all pointa on the bay and river re
gardless oi the condition ot the
Mrs. W. A. Welisis about recov
ered from the bruises and injuries
received a week or more ago in a
full down the stairs. Mrs. Wells
had arisen to go to her husband's
room to awaken him from a night
mare, wheu she missed her way
and fell down the stairs as far aa
the first landing. She was consid
erably shaken and - her eyes were
blickene l by her head striking the
wall. It seenia fortunate that the
it juries were not more serious.
Albany's new hospital, St.Mary'p,
wi l be ready for the formal open
ing and dedication a week fro.n
next Sunday, when Archbishop
Christie, of Portland, will be in at
tendance and deliver the address.
The work of getting the hospital in
readiness is progressing rapidly and
al?edv three patients are in the.
building under the care of Supt.
Ai.fS O'Keefo and her assistants
The summer session of the State
Normal school at Monmouth closes
this week. The enrollment reached
120 and macy prominent educators
took r ?rt in tne work. The session
irt-s a l irge increase i; v
With the added app i
material for the variou
;;:-uts, and the renav.-ition of the
entire ouildir.gs, the school has a
atus and new
Aceordi.-g to published state
ments, the Inures here given repre
sent the avv;'.i;e wagea p.iid school
iers in son.e ot trie counties ot
.m. The item will no doubt be
:ich.irdson of Hoquuiu. ! r'3-1 'vith inrest by taaehers and
has been in ill health ! Pt'h'-,1 Parous generally : Benton,
oo.Vo; Loos, Jr4U. ho; Douglas, ro.
55; Josephine, $41; Lane, $3S;
L?ncoIn, $32; Linn, $40; Malheur,
$17.13; Marion, $-10.22; Poik, $40;
Washington, $41.23; Yamhill, $39.-OG.
AITS. 5 j. u
or a vear, is considerably improved,
but the family expecta to seek a
iryer climate the coming winter.
Mrs. Riehirdsoa resided for many
eirs at Monroe and ia well known
a Corvallis and Bsuton county.
he is a sister of T. II. Wellsher.
Miss Lucy Vining, aged between
.6 and 17, lesiding near Fisher, in
ive Rivers country, tried to commit
uicidd Wednesday by taking car-
polio acid. According to report, the
oason for the rash act was that the
'oune lady was denied by her par
nts the privilege of keeping coni
any with a young man with whom
me was miatuatej. . Unly meagre
The R. T. S. quintet is a new
musical organization in Corvallis.
The personnel is: Sam Hartsock,
first tenor; Harry Auld, second ten-
ior; Jlid rratt, nrst base: KalDb.
Pruett, second base; Chester Coffey,
baritone. Mis3 Lois Pratt ia ac
companist, and the organization
meets Tuesday and Thursday even
ings for practice. The best and
latest books have been procured.
particulars were obtainable. -ia remand the -quintet certain to become
gard to the case.
The county court ha8 under con
sideration the idea of having the
fac of the court bouse ciock re
painted. As the old face is begin
ninz to look pretty weather-beat
en, th idea of repainting eeema
There are two npw deputy po8t
mastere in the Corvallis post office
now. The first is Walter Corbett,
who has been in the place for some
time, and the other is Jay Copper,
who has just accepted the position.
The rural route that Jay has cover
ed so faithfully for several years ia
to be. taken by Chancey LeVee.
Who sells pianos? N. F. Fisher,
successor to E. E. White. 74
John Harris was in town Satur
day making arrangements to begin
picking aops in his yard within the
next day or two. Mr. Harris has
just completed the construction of
a hop house which is Zbxov feet m
siz He has 20 acres of hops and
Lee Brown, a neighbor, has 30 acres,
and they intend handling their hops
together. They each have a prime
Wanted A girl to do general
hnuse work. Call at Mrs. Sam
King's, first house east of the court
Hop pickers' outfits passed
through Corvallis by the dozen,
Saturday, headed for the fields of
Independence and other points
down the river. Four covered wag
ons at a time were on MBin street,
and the travel continued all day.
This is thu season that many famil
ies regard aa the harvest time, and
thflir earnings at the hop yard are
!til thnt provide the scanty comforts
that many enjoy through the win
ter. Where can I buy a piano on the
instrument plan? At N F. Fisher's.
Prcf. F. L. Keut departed Satur
day noon for Bise, Idaho, where
he is to deliver an address to
the national irrigation congress
which convened in tt:at city yester
day. In Portland he was to join
a number of delegatea from the
metropolis and pull out for the
s.'igebrush state in company with
thtnri Saturday evening. The pro
fessor will be absent for a week or
Mrs. W. A. Wells gave a delight
ful ''afternoon" Thursday, in honor
of Mrs. Kirkpatrick of San Francis
co. The guests were old time
friends of the visitor, and the hours
wore filled with happy conversation
about the past. A collation was
served. The entire afternoon was
one of pleasure for all present.
The guests were: Mesdames Kirk
patrick, Wiles, J. F. Yates, J. O.
Wilson, John Smith, Ann Smith,
Louis Wilson, F. Berchtold, H. F.
Fischer, Minnie Lee, John Hays,
E. H. Taylor, J. L. Taylor, S. N.
Wilkins, Kohn, Selling and Jacobs
' Thomas Whitehorn and Henry Ger
hard arrived home Saturday from a six
weeks' camping trip through Southern
and Western Oregon and as far south as
Crescent City, California During four
weejis oi mai p ;noa they v ere accom
panied by Wm. Broden, but the latter
returned home a couple of weeks ago.
The gentlemen sw much country aud
had a nne trip, but are of the opinion
that they tiaveled over an immense area
oi worthless country. They returned
heme in the best of health and with
many amusing incidents of camp life to
we acknowledge the receipt oi a
"Souvenir d' Egypt'' from Prof, and
Mrs. Horner, who have spent the summer
abroad. The souvenir is beautiful and
seems to be a most faithful portrayal of
what our fancy has always pictured
Egypt and her f anions eights to be. The
views were mailed from Cairo in July.
VV-e greatly appreciate the remembrance
Dave Osburn arrived home Saturday
evening and at once entered upon his
duties as night officer. . For ten days or
longer he had been in Astoria.
Jack Milne arrived home Saturday
from several days spent in Portland on
business and pleasure.
Mrs. Clarence Fifer, of Portland, is a
guest of Mrs. Inez Wilton and family.
Mrs. Fifer will be remembered in Cor
vallis as Miss Inez Fuller, a graduate of
OaC. Her sister, Mies Addie Fuller,
who also formerly resided ia Corvallis,
was married Sunday at her home iu Cen
tralis, Wash., to Samuel Phelps, a Port
land contractor, and they will reside in
Mr. and Mrs. John Spaugler and
daughter, Miss Lulu, came out Sunday
from Newport, where they have spent
the past month. '
Mrs. Sarah Elgin and children came
home Sunday from a prolonged outing
at Nye Creek.
Miss Winnifred Gates, of this city has
accepted the position of teucher of the
Wells sdhool for the coming fall and
winter. Her triends certainly wish her
Miss Mina Yates entertained aDout 15
of her triends Saturday evening, at the
pleasant home of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Joseph Yates. Musi-? and conver.
satiou were the feacures of entertain
ment, aud dainty retre?nnients were
There will ba a big meeting of the
Bentou County Citizens' League tonight
at which many important items of buai
ness are to ba discussed. Tne particular
feature will be the appointing of dele
gates to represent the local League at the
session of the Willamette Valley Devel
opment league, which meets in Forest
Grove, jriday, September 7th. A full
attendance at tonight's meeting is urgent
Miss Mabel Woods is the proud
owner of a new piauo, presented her
Saturday by her father, S. M. Woods.
Clayton Welch, of Sergeants Bluff, Ia.,
a nephew of Mrs. D. S. Adams, of this
city, waa in Corvallis on a brief visit
over Sunday, leaving yesterday for Port
land, a-here he has employment. He
has just arrived from the Eas
M. L. Hubler and family arrived home
Friday evening from a trip to Yachaats.
On the return they drove 25 miles along
the beach and had a fine trip. The fam
ily leaves today for the hop yards at In
dependence. Miss Mabel Hubler and
Miss Nellie Newton left Sunday for the
It is reported that Rufus Skipton is
confined at home with illness, having
been overcome with the heat one day
Fred Ewing, of Portland, was aa over
Sunday guest of Corvallis friends. He
graduated from OAC last June.
Graham & Wells have just re
ceived a complete line of Colgate's
Toi'et Soaps, Talcum powders nd
other toilet preparaionm. The fin
est ever shown in Corvallis. Col
gate's are the oldest manufacturers
of these goods in the Unitrd States
1906 being their 100th year in the
business. Their Uilet soaps re
leaders the world over. 73-4
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 Doliar's worth ot goods in any
department and get a coupon. One coupon and 87c
gets you . . . . A Bust Crayon Portrait ... All
work guaranteed. Come and see where you can save
over one dollar on this one article. Offer good 'til Sep. 9.
The Arisst Will Finish All Work Before Leaving the City.
Of Boys' and Young Men's
three-piece suits vest, coat and
pants all sizes from 13 to 18,
and from 32 to 36, ranging in
price from $4.00 to $12.50, that
we offer for this SALE at half
$4 00 Suit for $2 00
5 00 Suit for 2 50
6 00 Suit for 3 00
And So On Up.
Parents are inyited to take
advantage of these sales, as we
wish to inaugurate the Fall
Sales by giving you extra in.
Be Sure and Call Saturday, Sap
JET m m
For Women, Misses and Children
1 906 Fall and Winter 1 907
To See Our
t$ew Liste of
Just in from the Factory
The Correct Thing in
fall and winter styics
We have also a complete line of
Shoes, Ready-Made Clothing and
all Men's Furnishings.
Opposite the-, Postoffioe
Ind. Phone Noi481. i. 4.;,.
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 to call on us whether you buy or not, It will give
us pleasure to show
THE "PALMER GARMENT"
SEEING IS BEIIEyiMGr-
Then come i.i and see my line of Sporting Goods and be con
vinced that it is the bast and most complete line ever brought
to your city, c.j.isisting of Guns and Ammunition, Fishing Tackle,
Base-ball Goo Is, Bicycles and Sundries, Tocket Knives, Razors,
Sewing Machine Supplies, etc Gasoline and Dry Cells for sale.
Agent for ths Olds Gasoline Engines and Automobiles
Guns and ElcycSes Fsr Rent. First-class Repair Shop.
Irtd. Phone 12S Residense 324
D. C. H lest and. Chas. BlskesSea.
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