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About Corvallis gazette. (Corvallis, Benton County, Or.) 1900-1909 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 16, 1906)
10.C4L Xl PtRSOMU Uiiiied Evangelical church. Sun-
'. day FUvjects: Morning "A Friend
Mies Thia Johnson has been yHt-of (iod;'"' evening, "A Father's Iri
ing in A basiy thia week Iqniry."
Mr. and Mrs. Cnrtia Miller of
Kink Vailey, were Corvaliis visit-
HaroTd Woodcock returned ho;ne
Tuesday evening from en -xterdd
visit in Baker City.
Duncan Pittman and family
r-oved this : week into the Sam
i Kii g house , near the saw mill.
Evangelist E. D Smith wili
preach at the M. E. church Sun
day. Announcements for the week
will be given Sunday.
Eli Spencer left Wednesday for
. bie home in Chehalis, W8b , hav
ing been in Corvaliis for sometime,
settling up business matters.
W. O. Heckart's are now living
in their handsome new residence on
East 'Eleventh 9treet having moved
the latter part of laPt week. Eu
Mrs. James Pfouts was in Cor
valiis Tuesday, en route to her
home in Monrc e after a week's visit
in Portland with her daughter, Mrs.
The members of the Pierian lit
erary society are to entertain tht
Athanaeum members at the college
t morrow evening, and a good time
In epita of the rain, work on the
new post office is progressing rapid
ly uuil the front of the building is
almost completed so far as the brick
work is concerned.
Mrs. J. H. Simpson, Mrs. Cecil
Cathey and the latter's little
daughter for treatment of whose
throat the ladies went to Potland,
arrived home thit week from the
metropolis. Baby Margaret is re
stored to health.
"An expert has fi gured out that
there are 18,000 hens in Oregon,
that the egg output is 250,000 an
nually and that the consumption
is 3,000,000 ejrgs. CWt we have
an addit;onal 10,545 hens, to make
up thd deficiency required to supply
the home markets instead of thin
ping in the stale hen fruit fiom
other parts of the country? Ex.
While in town, Tuesday, Wiibjr
Starr of Be lefountain visited a bar
ber shcp and had his heavy benrd
cut off. Immediately hWpt be
went to the home of bis oioiher on
Ninth street and, pretending to be
a vegetable peddler, tried for some
time to drive a bargain with her.
Not until he asked, "Why, mother,
don't you know your own sou?"
did she recogniza him.
Wilbur Starr of Bellefountatn
was in Corvaliis, Tuesday, having
brought to market eight pigs, eight
months of age, that weighed 1745
pounds. At'six' cents per pound,
the price received, the sum realized
from the sale was ample to convince
Mr. Waltz that there is money in
firming if you farm in the right
way, which is on the diversified
The 3G0-acre Spencer Brothers'
farm three miles from Blodgett was
sold Tuesday to C. R. York of
Dundee, Oregon. Tie sale was
made by, Robinson & Stevenson
and the consideration was $4,500.
Mr. York lately came to Dundee
from Alberta, Canada. Hie family
is to arrive in Corvaliis Sunday and
immediate possession of the farm
will be taken.
Prof. Shaw and family, "at one
time residents of thia city-whsre
Prof. Shaw held a position in the
O AC, are now at Berkeley, Calif.,
from which place a letter to a Cor
valiis friend was received, Wednes
day. The writer is Miss Emily
Shaw, now a young lady, who
states that the family's health i$
gocd and that Prof. Shaw holds a
position iu Berkeley University. -.
At the last regular meeting of
the Corvaliis council a committee
was appointed to investigate the
claim of Mrs. William Thomas
against the city. The members of
the committee are Walter Wiles,
Charles Ilout and J. B. Irvine.
Another item of interest in con
nection with the council meeting
was an order, increasing the salary
of the nightwatchman to $2 per
night, straight time.
Thfl person who has become so
Foured with himself and the world
at large that he sees no fun in any
thing that transpires would have
been forced to smile had he been in
Corvaliis one day this week." It
was a foot race on Main street with
a 50-cent stake as an inducement
to the participants to do their
prettiest, and thia they certainly
did. The sprinters were Captain
Robinson and M. Ecker, members
of two of Corvaliis' real estate firms
and their weight .Is about 200
pounds ach;r The racs was wildly
exciting, but just at the crucial
moment Mr. Ecker "stubbed" his
toe and fell flat in a deep and
muddy puddle, and thus ended the
race, the decision being that it was
? N". jen Munay, former .y ot tins
i city has gone irooi
she has epnt the p ist few m th,
to Mt, Tabor where she nas located.
The nine-year old son of Mr.
and ilrs. Scot I King is reported to
oh suffering with typhoid feve.
Two Coon children at Bel fountain
are also ill with typhoid "
D- D. Berman has sold his in
terest in t if Curvallis transfer com
pany to Scott King. P iss-Bsi in
to be given at once The deal was
made by Robinson & Stevenson.
About 20 Mends and : members
.f theWashir gton lodge gave Mr.
and Mrs. Charlie Cbipman a fare
well party Saturday evening.
Lunch and a social time were the
The members of the K. O. T. M.
lodge kept open house at their hall
Wedneeday evening and a la'te
mia.ber of friends enjoyed their
hospitality. After the regular
maeting there was a season of
merry-making, games, refreshments
and o?her features.
Some sne!k thief a few Diahts
ago cut a hole through the
barn door, undid the fastenings on
the inside, and 6tole a valuable bird
dog belonging to Miles Starr, Jr.,
which he had locked up in the
barn. Miles is on the war path,
and i8 certainly justified in his
A 22-Winchester rifile is reported
to bnve bpen stolen from the Hath
away shooting galley on Main
6treet, Sunday night. The rifle
was the beet in the establishment
and nothing else seemed to be de
sired by the burglar, as it was the
only article purloined. Entrance
was made through the .front door,
the intruder Apparently having a
key that fit the lock.
Eric Butler is operator in the
Western Uni'n telegraph office
this week, while Ernest Milier
assisted at tne a. r. depot, auring
the ?,ush incident- to thfl increased
traffic through Corvaliis, due to
the washouts on other railroads.
Many trairs both day and night
pasd throua this city and ro
one cm te'l howxlong it will be un
til nor mil conditions will again
Hobos have been entirely too i
numerous for comfort, in this city
the past week. The unusual num
brof trains have brought in many
of these "weary Willies," and no
less than ten of them were seen on
the streets Sunday evening and
were ordered to move on by the
local police. Mondav night three
of the wanderers were lodged in
jail and asked to leave town next
day. -Jt might be well tor towns
people to keep their doors locked
and the watch dog turned loose at
Sam Dolan, the Albany boy who
has von many local gridiron honors
nd was last year chosen for All
Northwest tackle, while playing on
the Oregn Agiicultural Colleee
team, is making a great bit in the
Middle West this season as right
tackle for Notre Dame University
Notre Dame won every game it
played this year until ' the match
Saturday, and Dilan was a con
spicous performer in all of them ,
In papers received by his Albany
relatives, Dolan is given hi t praise,
especially as a groundgainer. One
writer says he and the Notre Dame
left tackle-are the two best tackles
in Indium this year. Telegram.
The Telegram a few days ago
containea tne following concerning
a well ijnown Corvaliis man and
hi3 wife: Mr. and Mrs. Austin Tv
Buxton of this place departed from
Portland Saturday, Nov. 10, to at
tend the National Grange which
meets at Denver, Colo., from Nov
14 to the U4tb. Mr. Buxton is
state master of the Oregon Grange,
and he and hi3 wife go -a3 Oregon's
delegates. Mr. and Mrs. Buxton
are both graduates of' the Oregon
Agricultural College. He is also a
prominent farmer, owning one of
the best farms in the state, and their
choice aa delegates is considered an
fxcellent one to represent the
Grsnge from Oregon."
Rsv. French Oliver who conduct
ed such a rousing ' revival at the M.
E. church in this city five years
ago, has been heard from. He
writes to 8. B. Bai", enclosing a
copy of a hymn of his own compo
sition, and in the letter he says:- "I
have longed a thousand times to
breathe the air of the pines of
Southern Oregon again and be with
you in the mountains. 19 Oregon
a go )d place for a deer or bear hunt
in midwinter? Or does the law
close the hunter out of business? I
have been having some great meet
ings the past year. Had 1021 con
versions in McPherson, Kansas."
Rev. Oliver was at Oak Park, Illi
nois, when the letter was written,
Nov. 6th, although he has head
quarters at Chicago. :
The OAC second team is to. play
a game of fnot ball with the Mon
mouth team on OaC field tomorrow
afternoon at 2:30. A lively contest
Mr. ai.d Mrs. John Shrader of
Caiuas, Wash., are guests this week
of Corvaliis and Benton relatives.
Mrs Shrader was formely Miss Lela
Wend af this city. . . v
O. V. Hurt arrived home Ion
dav evening fiom Seattl?, where he
was called by in, attorney who is
defending Mrs Maud Hurt-CefFeld.
Mr. Hurt stales there aie no new
deve opunenti in the case.
John "White and C. M, Hollo-
peter of Portland passed through
Corvaliis Wednesday enroute to
Philomath where the latter was to
deliver a lecture that evening. Mr.
Wmte. is an old and well known
resident of ihe vicinity of Coryailis,
hiving resided ij Linn county for
oo years. ,
Mr amd Mrs William Schmidt
of Granger went to Bellfountain
Wednesday for few a days visit with
r Maiives. Yesterday was the second
wedding anniversary of the Schmidt,
the birthday- anniversary of Mrs.
Schmidt's mother and also her
mother's wedding anniversary, and
in honor of the three events abig din
ner was given yesterday by Mr. and
Mrs. Wilbur Starr and Mr. and Mrs.
M. M. Waltz, as a surprise on Mr.
Mrs. Schmidt and Mr. and Mrs.
Clay Starr, the parents of Mrs.
Schajidt. A good time was had and
the event will long be remembered
by all present.
Ed L. Bryan; formerly of Ben
ton county, has been eleoted judge
of the Seventh district. A dispatch
in theOrrgonlan says: It is de
finitely settled that Judge Frank
J. Smith, of the Seventh district,
before whom the Steunenberg dyna
miting cases are pending, has been
defeated ,by Edward L. Bryan by
about 50 votes. . A mistake in the
tabulaiion of the vote made thej
contest seem closer. Bryan is a 1
native ot Uregon. le is a man oi
fine character and much ability,
and ei joys the confidence of all
who know him. He is a resident
of Fayette, where he has lived since
coming to Idubo two or three years
A. J. L. Ca'tor, a respected farmer of
the IJjulali neighborhood, mat with a
very serious accident Wednesday morn
ing. 0n8 of the sons in the family was
examining a' 33 calibre rifl9 which wa 8
supposed to ba empty. The mechaaic
isu was complicated and the lad threw
down a lever that discharged the weapon,
the charge taking effect in the left limb of
Mr. Cator who stood "nearby. The in
jury isjaat ab3ve the ankle but the joint
is involved, and the limb is badly shat
tered, wmch will probably cripple Mr.
Cator for life. Dr. Pernot was hastily
immoned from Corvaliis and dressed the
wound and the injured man is resting as
easily as could be expected." The acci
dent happened in the kitchen at the
family home at seven o'clock in the
morning, and for a time there was in
tecse excitement in the household.
Mr. Jacobs, agent for a Salem
Nursery Co. passed through en
route to Philomath one dayJast
The Vdsbnrg Brothers of Phil
omath transacted business in
Beaver Creek Saturday.
Mr. Ieitz who sold his farm
near Fern has moved into the
Owen Thompson house on Gap
Hunters have commenced .to
hunt the jack rabbit. They re
port plenty of game.
Mr. Gove visited relatives near
Oak Ridge . church a few days
last week. !
ivir. ana Mrs. uattv were
Philomath visitors last Saturday.
Charley Franklin of Pleasant
vaiiey was visiting mends in
Beaver Creek a few days last
Messrs. Ebbert and Butler
havejbeen engaged of late build
ing a new poultry house. y '
Mr. Winters who has been
troubled with rheumatism is re
ported to be slowly improving.
r arming nas Deen progressing
slowly owing to the late heavy
The mail carrier, Mr. Connor,
now "arrives at the school house
at about 1:30 p. m. owing to
the change of schedule since
Nov. ist Mr. Connor, is un
doubtedly the besl mail carrier in
the state of Oregon. It never gets
too hot nor too cold, too wet nor
too dry,for him to accommodate
his patrons on his mail route.
The Henderson Brothers who
have been logging for the Gove
saw mill have moved to their
place near Blodgett for the win
The following subjects wil! be discassc d
next Sunday by Rev. G. H. Gibb
pastor of the M. JS. Cbnnih, South. . At
II AJVL " 'Womsa'a "Work, and Inf 1
ence". At 7 :30 p. m .'Prayer.''
LOST Last Thursday night on
thft streets of Corvaliis, a black fur
Please lea v at Gz tte office. 94
;Prof. W. O. TriaQ is so far recovere
from his recent .severe surgical ope rati n
that be was able to resume bis work as
physical director at OACTuesday. ' This
wi'l certainly be pleasant news to every '
one H this city, as Mr. T ine has always
been ' popular. ,
Have your eyes fitted by one who
knows how Matthews, the optician,
" v"-: . 84lf"
VT here is a decided improvment notice
able in the condition of the sidewalks of ;
Corvaliis since people have cleane 1 the -leaves
off the walks. Let each pereoa '
make an effort to keep his own part of '
the work done and the city will take on
a look of cleanliness that will certainly
be appreciated by everyone. ",
Starr's Bakery has secured the
service1? ot JJ ck .Llewellyn, the
wonderful bread maker. 89tf
The Gazette'has this week in
stalled an electric motor to fur
nish power for operating the big
New line Cloaks. Suits. Skirts.
Rain coats, and Shirt Waists
just received at.Nolan's.
At their meeting this week the mem
bersf the Rebekah Ipdge entertained a
large number of invited guests and had a
jollysocial time. Music was furnished
by MisSi'LilHan Eanney, and cards
games and refreshments provided enter
tainment. About 100 people eujoyed the
See Zierolf for all kinds of grass
seed, orchard, timothy and clover
It is authoritatively stated that Jack
Milne, the genial proprietor of the 'Gem
cigar store, has leased the building now
occupied bv the postoffiiTe as soon as the
latter ia moved to the new brick, he will
3 upy the old koom and fix up a firsts
class resort of his kind. -
. NewGoodsall thetime at Nolan's-
Queer accidents sometimes happ n
one of which is related in the last issi e
of the Independence Westside. It save :
Monday morning a car became detached
trom a train od the Falls City line on
the hill near Pallas. The car was loaded
with hogs and ran dawn the track to the
switch and was going with such speed
that the rails spread shghtlv showing it
to pass on to the motor line track. The
car by this time had gamed a consider
able speed, so great in fact that it was
carried dov n toward Monmouth for a
distance of about five miles. Fortunately
the morning motor' was late or there
might have been a collision. , ,
New line Men and EOy3' Sui
Overcoats, Rain coats and W
Douglas shoes just, received
Mrs. Bryant Young expects to leave to
day for Albion, Wash., for a visit of in
definite length with her daughter, Mrs.
Have your watch cleaned for $1;
mainspring for $1; all' work guar
anteed at Matthews', optician and
Rev. Donald Cameron of Tualatin will
preach both morning and evening at the
Congregational church Sunday. Special
music by Prof. Taillandier, and by the
Goats for sal9, and wood for sale
on stock. 92tf
The V. H. M. S. of the Congregational
church was very pleasantly entertained
Wednesday afternoon ot the home of
Mrs. Mary Barber. Refreshmmts con
cluded, the affair. ,
Save money by buying your
watches and jewelry of Matthews,
the optician and jeweler. 84tf
- Many a Corvallisite lost a part of his
sleep Wednesday night on account of the
high wind that prevailed. Houses were
shaken, windows rattled and loose boxes,
boards or other movable articles were
sent clattering about at a great rate..
Registered Shorthorn BulLg and
registered Poland China Brood sows'
for sale. Call on or address, J . (J.
McElroy, Monroe, Oregon. 87-94
"Aj Little Faich" is the morning sub
ject, and "Abraham, the Friend of God"
is the evening subject at the Presbyter
ian church for next Sunday.
The high water is doiDg thousands of
d llars' worth of damage ia the state of
Washington, while in this section bridges
are washed out and traffic is badly hin
dered by the conditions. Mail isdel ly
ed and trains run at such uncertain
hours and over such ronnd-about routes
that no one on the "outside" knows what
to expect next.
Eggs . per dozen -. . 35c.
Butter, creamery per roll , 60c
:4 r country per lb. - 25c.
potatoes, per bushel - 50c.
Spring chickens, live - - '9c
Hogs, dressed - - - - 7lc.
Veal, ' " : - - 7c
Wheat - - - - - - 58c.
Oats - - - - - - 30-32C
A replenishing stock" of' the most popular Hate fall
styles just received some rathar startling in their sudden
departure from the old lines. ; -
There's a coat for everybody in the choice we ' offer
from tha short jacket to the elaborateEmpire, ?wrap lor,
evening. . . '' .
Each is sold on the
label which answers all your
style. Today is the day for
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Outside Orders Solicited.
All Work '.Cuaranteed.
Why Not Use Electric Lights?
Stop scratching matches on 3 our wall.
Tnose - streaky .match scratches look
mighty bad on anywall. But as long as
yon continue to use gas or oil you've got
to use matches.
The "matchless light" is the electric
light, a simple twist of the wrist does it.
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 fcas been reduced
imtil itis within rech of a!!. -.
If you would liK" to know mora about
it, call on us in ri:- r.e- office opposite
the O. J. Blackled furniture store or
phone as, Ind. Pho i459. - -
Willamette Valley Co.
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Notice for Publication.
Depaitment of the Interior;
Iand Office at Roseburg, Oregon,
x , Sept. 6th, 1906.
Notice is hereby given that Clinton B. Fleese,
of Vernon, Oregon, has filed notice of his inten
tion to make final five. year proof in support ol
his claim, viz: Homestead Entry No. 9559 made
Sept. 14, 1899, for the NE, Section i9, Township
14 S, Range 9 W, and that said proof will be
made before the County Clerk ot Benton Coun
ty, Oregon at his office at CorvaUis, Oregoa on
Kov. 19th, 1906.
He names the following to prove his contin
uous residence upon, and cultivation oi the
land, viz: Ezra Hammersler, oi Alsea, Oregon,
and Fritz Denzer and Edward Ernest, of Ver
non. Oregon, and Elmer Taylor of Box, Oregon.
T5, . BENJAMIN I. EDDY, Register.
questions as to fit, quality and
first choice. Are you coming?
Corvaliis . . Oregon
E INVITE you to call
and examine our fall
and winter samples
of MADE TO MEAS
If they don't fit you
do not have to
GIVE US A TRIAL
Ggs&osite the P&stoffHoe
lad Phone JNTo. 481
For Sale. 30,000 acres of land
in Lincoln aud Benton Counties,
Oregon, along the C. & E. R. R.,
known as Road Lands, now owned
by an Eastern Company., For
prices and terms, eall or address,
L. H. Fish, Western Agent, Albany
Oregon. . .v . 78-tf