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About Corvallis gazette. (Corvallis, Benton County, Or.) 1900-1909 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 23, 1906)
LOCAL WD PERSONAL-.
Wilbur Croft went to Portland
yesterday for a week'a rieit.
James M. Wateon of Kings v al
ley waa a business yiaitor in Cor
Mrs. Etta Downer left yesterday
for Portland and Hood River for a
visit with relatives.
Mrs. A. J. Hall of Polk county
was the guest over Sunday of her
son, Harley Hall, in this city.
A tenth grade has been addded to
the Bellefbuntain public school and
work in that grade began last Mon
Ivan Hawley and bride of Belle
fountain, visited Corvallis friends,
Friday, and purchased their house
Mrs. Caroline Shaw arrived Sat
urday from Waucoma, Iowa, to
spend the winter with her, daugh
ter, Mrs. G. B. Whitney in this
Mr. Duffieid and bride arrived
Wednesday from McCoy, where the
wedding had just taken place. Mr.
Duffieid is clerking at S. L. Kline's,
and with his bride will occupy the
Bel f cottage.
Mr. Newell of Eugene, state
evangelist for the W. C. T. U.,
spoke at the Christian church Sun
day afternoon at three o'clock to an
appreciative audience. Mrs. New
ell has some idea of locating in thie
Miles Young and famify have re
turned from a residence of several
years in Southern Oregon and are
to take up their reeHence in
East Portland. At present -theyare
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bryant
A farmers' institute will be held
in Lebanon on November 6 and 7,
in the opera house, under direction
of the Oregon Agricultural College,
and will be conducted by the pro
fessors of that institution, headed
by Dr. Withycotnoe ana rroi. jveui.
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Harris and
family are to arrive in a few days
from Wauoma, Iowa, to spend the
winter. Mrs Harris is a sister ot
Mrs. R. H. Colbert. At present
members of the family are in
Washington, where they stopped off
to visit relatives.
Mrs. Joseph Edwards of Belle
fountain has returned from Port
land where she went to ba with her
father, Mr. White, in his last -illness.
The gentleman died last
week and the remains were brought
tn Junction City for interment
The new uniforms for the OAC
cadets have been ordered and will
be here shortly . In color they are
thj same as last year, but the
trousers are a trifle shorter and
button snugly along the outside
from the knee to the ankle, in order
that the leggins may fit smoothly.
A "life" prisoner at the Salem
peniteutiary has just completed a
table with an inlaid top that con
tains 2,193 separate pieces of hard
wood. The table has been sent to
Jailor Mitchell in Portland who is
to sell or ra file it off. The prison
ers' name is James Warrens. He
is serving a life sentence for mur
der. Invitations are just out for the
annual party at Cauthorn Hall, to
be civet on the evening of Novem-
har 9nd These affairs are an "at
VmiviA" oriven their friends by the
PontVir.rn Hall bovs. and are always
attended by several hundred people.
A fine program and banquet are the
S. S. Bailey, a Seattle horseman,
has leased the Albany race track
for a period of five years. Mr.
Tiailev has already arrived with five
fin Viorspfj. and eisfht more are to
follow He will also care for the
animals of other parties as he ee
curosrenters, and it seems proba
ble that Albany will become quite
a rnter for fast horses. The cost
of kenTner ud this etrinff of horse?
is about $5000 a year for local ex-
nfinsea. and 'to this will be added
much other business if other strings
1 are hrousht there as
Miles Starr, Jr., the new- driver
of the Wells Fargo express wagon,
purchased a team from parties in
Vi'ncra V11pv last week, and late
Thursday evening after unhitching
ho animals was frivine them a
vcanh-c.ff at the livery bam. Sud
danly a boy nearby made a quick
move which frightened the horses
on.1 thfv lit out. all efforts to cap
ture them proving futile. They
hoarlAd for Kinw9 Valley and had
soon succeeded in breaking away
from eaeh other, although they
Tmrn harnessed. One animal was
n(rht on College Hill, but the oth
of wont, rtn to Kinffa Valley, being
broueht back to . Corvallis, JFriday
mnpn?nff.v by the former owner.
Breakages to the harness" were
Stndpnt Hansen of OAC returned
yesterday from a several days' visit
in Portland. "
Miles Starr, Sr., is having a small
addition built to h3 residence on
Mrs. G R. Farra and Mrs. Har
ry Buxton have been Portland visi
tors since Thursday.
Mrs. Mary Brysonand Mrs. Ros
coe Bryson of Eugene, are guests at
the E. R. Bryson home in this city.
M. M; Waltz of Beliefouotain,
one of the well-known citizens of
Southern Benton, has been quite ill
with stomach trouble.
Miss Imogene Gill of Scio arrived
Saturday to enter OAC for a spec
ial course in musio. Sue will make
her home with Miss Mary Suther
land. Meies Bartmess, of the class of
'04, OA.C, is now holding a respon
sible position with the Westing
house Electrical Company of Pitts
burg, Pa , and is doing well.
A. Li. Peten-on and family have
arrived from Zion City, Illinois, to
locate in Benton. They are rela
tiv -s f 'he Gustafson family, just
we- of Corvallis.
According to the statement of
Rybert Shepard of Salem who was
in Corvallis iast wtek, the condition
of Clay Sbepard, former Y. M..C.
A. leader at OAC, is much im
p ..vm! and hopes are- now enter
.n.ed of his recovery.
Eugene is threatened with a fuel
famine. There is scarcely any wood
to be had and the prices are sky
ward already, grub oak selling for
$5.50 per cord; body fir, $5; aVnse
fir, .$5: asb, $4 50: maple, $4; balm,
$3.50, and ylabwood $3. A fuel
famine is also feared in Portland.
Clarence Chipman arrived the
latter part of the week from The
Dalles, where he has been in the
restaurant and confectionery busi
ness for the past two years. He
has disposed of his interests at that
place, but his plans for the future
are not made known.
Charles Colbert met with a pain
ful accident at. the furniture factory
Tnursday afternoon. In some man
ner Mr. Colbert supped and fell,
striking hi side against a heavy
sawhorse. The blow was so severe
thn.t Mr, Colbert ha" been unable to
work and he fears that one or more
ribs have benrv fractured.
While sawine a heavy piece of
oak lumber at the furniture factory
the last of the week-, Wallace Col
bert was struck in the palm of the
hand by a niece of the board with
such force that the arm was almost
naralized. and the voungr man was
disabled for a daj or two.
The Portland Journal is pub-
ishing in its Sunday edition a ser-
its or articles witn illustrations,
written by Prof. J. B. Hori.er, of
the OAC. They are very readable
and deserve the consideration of
every lover of good literature and
interested in the things of the
world. Prof. Horner is a keen ob
server. He sees what goes on and
tells it well. Some people do Eu
rope and that is the end of it, while
others use their observations and
experiences for the edification and
be neat of their fellow men. Ana
that is what Prof. Horner is
doing. Roseburg Review.
Dr. Manion. who met with the
Corvallis Artisan lodge Wednesday
evening, paid a visit to ine ivings
Valley lodge Inursday evening.
There was an open meeting and a
big crowd was present to enjoy the
nrosram and banquet. That Dr.
. . . , i
oin is an active womer was demon
strated by the fact that during the
evening he secured eight new mem
bers to the lodsre. and not content
with that, after the crowd had dis
persed and onlv the lodge members
lemained, he put the eight candi
rtofpa fhrnnorh the initiation cere
monies and collected dues for the
month and other fees necessary to
establish them as bona fide mem
hers of the order. The Doctor left
Corvallis Fridav morning and was
to hold a big meeting &X, Mood luver
O. J. Blackledge, the genial
furniture dealer, has originated a
nnVfil method of helping the Ladies'
Aid Sncistv of the M. E. cnurcn, ot
which he is a leading memoer. un
th 3rd dav of November Mr.
Blackledge proposes to make a free
will offering to the society of ten
per cent of the cash sales ot his
furniture establishment on that day.
All that rh ladies have to do is to
advertise the idea and provide extra
heln if it is needed at the store. If
Mr. Blackledge takes in $100 cash
on November 3rd the ladies receive
$10: if he sells $200 worth they
get? $20. Home-made "goodies"
for the Sunday dinner will also be
on sale bv the aid society. The la-
ilips ta delighted with the offer O
Mr. Blackledge arid are setting 'to
work-ir earnest to make the propo
fiitinn . nav. The result will be
: awaited with considerable' Interest,
as the idea is new. in Corvallis..
H. C. Barbell, who came up fiom
Portland & week agn on a visit, "is
enjoying a fishing trip in the Aleea
country. ' J ?
Attorney W. E. Yates came up
from Vancouver Friday evening
and spent Sunday with relatives.
Have your eyes fitted by one who
knows how Matthews, the optician.
The OAC sophomores were abroad
Friday night, judging from the
numerous "o9's" that were, seen in
white paint on the sidewalks all
over towD, Saturday morning.
Orr Kyle of Bellefountain was in
Corvallis the last of the week, tak
iug an examination to secure a
teacher's permit, in order that he
may accept 'a echool near Belle
See Zierolf for all kinds, of grass
seed, orchard, timothy and clover
, Dr. E E. Jackson and family
.moved a few days ago into the
house formerly occupied by the
John Day family.
Have Dr. Lowe cure your head
and eye ache with a pair of his
superior glasses. Consult him at
Corvallis, Nov. r and 2. 87
Ernest Veal and family moved
Friday into the McKellips property
which they recently purchased on
Save money by buying your
watches and jewelry of Matthews,
the optician abd jeweler. 84if
An alarm of fire was given about
10:20 Saturday morning, but before
tho department could respond the
blaz9 was extinguished. It proved
to be only a flue burning out at the
Mrs. Ruth Buchanan home.
Wanted Oak logs, 17 to 26 in
ches in diameter. Inquire Central
laning Mills. Corvallis. 81-tf
J. B. Arrants has just moved off of i
what is known as the Hughes place,
some sevea miles south of Corvallis, to 1
his own farm of 100 acres. Bfecently Mr. j
Arrants erected a new house Vn his own j
farm and made other substantial im- j
provements. The Hughes place is lor j
sale. There are several heirs to the es
tate and the desire is general that it be
sold and settled up.
Registered Shorthorn Bulls and
registered Poland Chin Brood sows
or sale. Call on or address, J C.
McElroy, Monroe, Oregon. 87-94
License to wed was issued Saturday to
William N. Einfeldts and Leona E. In
gram, Doth of the vicinity of Monroe.
A carload of handsome pianos
have iust been received by N. A.
Fisher, the music dealer. 87
The lost lace that vras alvertised
in a recent issue of the Gazette - has
been restored to the owner, Mise
M. E. Dunn. This is another
proof that advertising in the Ga
zette pays. .
The W. R. C. ladies are to give a Hal
lowe'en party on Hallowe'en at the I. O.
O. F. hall. There will be a ghost dance,
witches' carnival and various other.
games and amusements. Supper 15c.
Miss Florence Adams came up Satur
day from Suver, where she is teachin g
school and spent Sunday at the home of
her mother. Miss Essie Adams is teach
ing near Monroe, and she,- too, spent
Sunday at her home here.
See Zierolf for Economy Jare.74t
Zophar Tharp, physical director at Mon.
mouth Normali spent Sunday in Oorval
lis, having came up to play in the alumni
FOR SALE Fir wood; can de
liver at any time. Call r. A.
Kline's line, Phone No. 1. 84tf
T.inonHA tn wed was issued Friday to
EliL. Warfield and Lora Olla Miller,
both of Alsea .
Have vour watch cleaned for $1:
mainsnriner for $1: all work guar
anteed at Matthews', optician and
TTn tn date 451 hunters' licenses have
been issued this year in Benton county.
For Sale. 30.000 acres of land
in Lincoln aud Benton Counties,
OrPtrnn. alouer the C. & E. R. K
known as Road Lands, now owned
by an Eastern Company. or
prices and terms, call or address,
L. H. Fish, Western Agent. Albany
Before You Buy a Fail Suit Coins and
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" iNE ; CLOTHING
You' will see that our new model Suits are costly
in appearance, but moderate in price. You will see
that the style and Jiang of every garment is distinct
ly smart and correct. You will see that the Suits of
your size, will fit-like one made-to-measure. Never
have. we had so large a showing of the famous
Hart Schaffner & Marx
as displayed . here this season. The style and fabric
assortment is complete and you'll be able to satisfy
your taste at every price. x
Fall Sack Suits for
Men and Young Men
in a wide range of worsteds, cheviots and cassimeres
in handsome, strip'es, ; plaids and checks, cut in the
smartest single and double-breasted styles and hand
tailored at every point, inside and- ,out a first-class
custom-tailor couldn't make you better suits for dou
ble the money" at -
Smartly Tailored Schsci Suits
made of sturdy fabrics in beautiful
patterns nobby single and double
breasted Sack and Norfolk Jacket"
Suits, at. S2.50 to SIO
Foil Overcoats for
all the new models in extreme and conservative
cut, in the fashionable medium and dark gray over
coatings in wide wale and herringbone weaves, at
County Clerk Vincent has received
fmni thn Riwetarv of state 50 CODies of
the Board of Commsssioners report on
taxation. Thev are for
f.oo liotnhnHnn tn ahr nne desirina! in
formation of this sort.
Dr. Towe. the well known
ncialo-oDticion. will be at Corval
lis Hotel from noon Thursday to
all dav Fridav, Nov. i and 2.
The cornerstone of .the new German
Tnlhsnn chnrr-h nf Oorv&llis W&3 laid
-Sanday at 2:30 The sermoa waa by Eev.
Ingle of Balem, and Rev. Byerlme ot ai
banv gave an address. The ceremonies
were saited to the occasion and were at
tended by quite a gathering of town peo
$12 'to -.$3.
Tho Peopl&'s Store
Why Not Use Electric Lights?
When You See it in Ohs
Stop scratching matches on j our wall'.
Those streaky match scratches look
mighty bad on any wall. But as long as
yon continue to use gas or oil you ye got
to use matches.
The "matchless light" is the electric
light, a simple twist of the wrist does it.t
We are improving and ' perfecting our
lighting service in this city and can give
better service for less money than ever
in the history of the city.
The cost of wiring has been reduced
until it is within reach of all.
If you would like to know more about
it, call on us in our new omce opposite
the O. J. Blackledge furniture store or
phone us, Ind. Phone 469. 6 .
Willamette Valley Uo.
G. A. Clark, Mgr.
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Workmen . . Are Some of
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For Fail ami Winter
We can supply yon at prices that
will please you. The latest in
Hats, Caps, Shoes, Clothing and
All Men's Furnishings
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Hm E. Russ
Opposite tho Postoffice
COPYRIGHT 190S BY
THE HOUSE OF KUPPENKHMER
Corvallis . . Oregon
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For the correct thing.in the jewelry line. We have a fine
of jewelry and silverware that is astonishing in its grace and
beauty and magnificent in its size and completeness.
Engraving nicely done in the latest ribbon script styles.
;'. Repairing that is guaranteed and prices that are in keeping
with the class of work done. :
E. V. S. PRATTj Jeweler and Optician