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About Corvallis gazette. (Corvallis, Benton County, Or.) 1900-1909 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 7, 1906)
10CAL AND PERSONU
A dancing perty is to be held to
night ia Raymond's hall.
"William Smith of this city ie
vieiting in Eugene this net-k.
it , - i ... ' .
from a visit with Salem friends.
Prof. Rivtnond has just return
ed from a week's visit with f Heads
in Forest Grove.
Miss E na A-len was tb.9 guest
the firs-t of thit-" week of Mits Mame
Elevens, in Albany.
"fij.l'ji Commonplace" i he
morning suij'Ct at the Presby
terian ch.-rch; " Vlos?.-s" will hi the
r.-:,.r-rt'j d.abj-3et. h. mealing
at (:o0 a. m.
N. L. Grant and wife of Big Elk
were in Corvailie edm-f-iiav,
transacting business and laying in
a supply of holiday gods, a- this
js the- U ttnp t theva!i-y before
The- Coiraliis male fij-rtette
cuuipuped of Mepsrf. B. W Johnson.
J ttm Alien, Prof. Fultmi and Prof,
lirsdley were t-rnong tiosn who at
Irnded th Elks' tcemoriAl 'o Al
bany Sunday. The quartette Pang
two numbers which wre very
Will 15 nil of IViiefountaio had a
diati-cu ! una way a few days ago.
With n bran n-nv i'Uusiv lie startui
out a t:d tbe hor??8 became un
manageable. AiUv a hri-k run th
rig War upce.t ' i eUi.iShed into a
dozen pieces. The accident is quite
a heavy loss to the young man.
Rev. M. S. Bush of the Presby
terian church dmivered an addrenH
at Shedd Wednesday .eveidng. His
subject was," What the church can
do for H:e ourig lVop:e "ml VV .-.at
the Young People can ci" f -r th
Ch jrch." ' The church t Shedd is
observing "11 vlly wek" and this
was tbe occasion of lV:v. But-h'.-vis't.
The largeet and prettiest bunch
of mistletoe ever Feen in CorvaliisJ
was brought in Wednesday by Clav
Starr of Bellfour.tnin. It mnisured
about three by four f-C :uid c n
tained hundreds of tluuvsxv berries.
peouMar -to m'ste-ioH Hi i this
bunch been laid dawn in Por land
in'aatit would have brought several
The funeral of the late Clay
Shep'-.rd occurred yesterday at 11:
o'ci k'U iio n th f -niiiy !io::i in
I)iU iMMiiiy. IV-:f.il M'n? Tu .!.iv,
r.fu'r a loncjiihittss with tub-rrmlopR
Jccvaspd was a graduate in the
-:v. -!.- .v. .v.ivs
f: n n rdvnt, wot k rv a
coIUge Y. M 0. A.
man of evuipiary
simia'.t.e dispoi: ) :,
lUHi! -re i b:s i : :
u.u dor in the
!'' ing i; young
Oay S p ird
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short -4g--. i'n
fro:), i - . oo 'i!
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goo. Mill wh-r
b;u'.'!". year i.!
state. ' (';; u -o.
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wag'.-, i- likely to turnout v. -a-; :
l:e;iv- b;s:- amHin mcbil d?;.ste-r 11;.-U.-s
the pitustion is sp-.-dily letisv
ed. Alrtady the loss is gr-a nn !
d ;iiy tiie st:i.c-at;on iaceases u al:
Jio. s of bu-iness.
C:itl ird Benson, liienn Garui-utr
nn-i Students E .a ma n find l n.'tion
who w:it. to Eugene for tb;- pur-pos-
i t "iloatiiuT down the river in.
tr.fir liule ltd carets" v Mo;i
day t u:jd tie trip anythio but ii
pleasure. J tic ut.y was i;Ut-ny
cold ami a heavy t ;t hung ov-r the
land. The boys ups; t out canoe,
loosirg a t'oo i camera, h.;t rirl-,
one be-yV. g! t f-e. nn i they ro ved
toon tsbi; -!, ! u.ii a tire ?..;d th re
spent the l ipli'. T't-v rufprn;! i -tinalv
with th- c 'd and because
td th f 'j t't ' "kit!"- wt-re lost to e. ch
otto-, i t ! y r'.-otme separated (if y
ft-e;. Tii- t'lriy ar i'ni i.i C or-
valbs. at : o clock 1 uesday sttt-r-noon,
having ieft Eat'er!e at 3: a.
m. Mouday. It is uot likely they
will ciro for another pleasure trip
of this sort.
Only a short time remains in
which formers and business men
can assist the two Corval.is young
ladies who are working for a free
trip to the Jamestown exposition.
Tt.e contest closes the last of Dec
ember and th-9 friends of the voung
ladies should see to it that votes
are sent in bv the doz.n before tne
closiog day MiS3 Alda Metcalf has
been handicapped in the race f om
the beginning, having started after
the contest hid been in progress
several eeks, and being engaged
at other work which occupies her
time. It is probab'e, however, that
her many friends will see to it th.U
she makes fair showing at the
closing hour. Miss Anni French
has epared neither time nor labor
in the work, and will undoubtedly
make a hard race for the priz?. Lit
everyone join in the effrt to send a
suitable representative from Benton
to tnTbig fair next May.
John Fisher is very ill at the
Raber home in this city.
Mrs. George Campbell ha9 been
visiting friends in Lebanrn this
v' . II. DUiey arrived Tuesday
frDm Portland and will remain for
the present in this city.
Misa C-tmille Cirr:vl of Eugen"
was the guet-t the first of this week
offaereunt, Mrs. Carroll, inthis
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Johnson and
twj youngest children have gone to
Eagene ff r a vifcit with Mr. ohn
eo l'e eistez.
Tuesday was "pension day" a
tin .clerk's office and all hands
ware busv at thrt task of signing
papers for the old "vets."
The Washingtons had a socia
time at their ball Mondsy night,
and officers were nominated. Light
refreshments wero served.
Mrs. C. II. L arrived heme
Tuesday evening from a week's
visit with the Currier and Foster
families in Southern Benton.
Byron Hunter, government farm
inspector, is spending a week with
hi family in. this city. Mr. Hun
ter travels most of the tim?.
Miss Ryth Gatch has returned
to ber home in Salem, after a vieit
wuii iit grandparents, rres. aim
Mis. Thoni'is Ga ch ia this city.
Work 'Ben are hard at work set
injr pnles and d-dog other work for
the Bell telephone company., as
many improvements a. e to be made
by tiie Bell p-.,pie to tneir system.
The J. Fred Yates residence is
completed and Mr. and Mrs. Yafes
win occupy it i in mediately. It is
one t tue nnest dwellings in Cor
sM.hs. iNortoa Adams was the
Erner-t Perin has arrived home
"! 11 gu river, where he las
been since last August. He vi?ited
Corval is relatives the first of tha
w ek, ea route to his home at
Mrs. Wilbur Starr" was in Cor
viijia this week from Belief juntaiu,
1j :i vinsf brought bck hpr eon and
d-tighter, Clyde and Cb.iT?, froai
a h-liday visit at home. Th9 young
pj'upV sitei-d OAC
S'avdoy Ilerbet, formerly a popu
lar OAC student, has arrived' from
JOiklan'd, Calif., for a i:o,-.th'e visit
with his pirents, Mr, and Mrs. A.
I . Herb'-t . Stanley is employed
sila a bi.4 o :it actinir li'-:u .f Oak-
Tfcs fiist. basket! all game of th.j
sr.i.so" will tr.ke p'ace ia this ciiv
;do Rd iv nt'srht, 1
! wran the
c" fic Un'vf
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c;y of- :
w a s
n.itn o -1 r
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v-r Gciorjr Bennett
''a-?'V,- of vn oily. W. P. B ile
l : 4 new i tc i-iier, Ciia-. Uivi?.
treasurer; councilman in first ward,
(George A?.z ; second, White and
Mos's fV.l; fhir-1, Hubert Clark.
At their meeting this week the
K. of I'.V e.tcifd .-ll:c-ts for the
eornin : v'.ir as foilows: R ibtrt
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i'u--'- i , '- r . nurnr-t', I ,
:.t. a: u. i. Aicievitt, K. Jt. lV
; Taos Whvebom, M. ot E ; F.
F'ranci: eo. M. of F G. B. Whitne
M. W.; W. W. Biker, I. G.
Tho bik-tbil! bovs leave a weak
fro ii Moo i.iy on th-ir to.-r of Wash
ington, Moi.taoa, Idaho, Utah and
Hiorii!K. Mark McCallister w-1! . ,
act as udvancft man for the team, j
and W. O. Trine will nccomn -.n v '
ta.- player:--. Games are alre'dy
s-'-hedult with vari us Washingtoj
t -ii?. 'rit-"nes being arraoyel
with Vancouver, one v. ith Seait'e,
on'4 woh Taconi- another vv-th
Sp lit .in and one with Stumo :ii h.
B. W. Jjhnson. president of the
Benton County Citizens' Leagu ,
recently dettrmiutd to interest the
various newspapers of the state in
tb.6 8atj-?ct of free locks and an open
river. That his efforts have been
crowned with success is evidenced
by the editorial attention the mat
ter is now receiving throughout the
8tatmsU of which the Bsntc.
Leagua is uidQtiooed as having
been first to agitate the ma'ter so
Mr. Rycraft who drives a freight
wagjn between Corvallis and Alsea
met with a mishap while enroute
to this city with a load of poultry.
The road was bad and a four-horse
team is hard to manage, which
caused Mr. Rycraft to miss the
end of a culvert and upset his load
of chickens and geese! Had the
crate? not been eo securely tied on
to tha wagon, everyone in the vici-ni-y
would have had a free lunch
on Christmas birds, bat without
much trouble the wagon was right
el and air. Rycraft arrived in Car
Y1IH3 without further accident.
Henry Robinson of Alsea was in
Corvallis on bneineBS Wednesday.
He formerly drove a truck team in
While going from Portland to
Eugene last Monday, Glenn Gardi
ner of OAC had his pockets picked
and 24. 75 takm. He was asleep
when relieved of his coin.
The large maple ttees are being
grubbed out. along the east and
south fid-s of the block on which
the S. L. Kline cottage is being
This week E. E. Wilson ane
Peter Callahan sold to Edward Im
bler one lot located north of the
college. Price paid $G00. Mr.
Imbh-r will soon bpgin tiw erection
of a beautiful home to be completed
by June Is', 1907. Chas. Mc
Henry is the contractor. Sparl?
mau & Co. of this city made the
Spark mm & Co. negotiated
thi- week tha sale of one lot
.located north of the college to Milt
Miilhollen. Messrs. Wilson & Cal
lahan were the former owners. Tha
price paid was $600. Mr. Miilhol
len wili build a modern home on
Baptist Church. "Reasons
for Faiiure in Christian Work"
is the subject for Sunday rnorn
iii2 D.rc. oth. For Sunday
evening, "The Joy of Salvation
Restored." Come and worship
with us, you will be welcomed.
Frederick W. Carsteas, pastor.
Coach Bazdeek, of the U. of O., and
Coach Norcross, of the OAC teaai, wiil
both play with the Seattle team against
Multnomah iu the Christmas game.
Rev. N. H. Gibbs, pastor of the M. E.
church South, preaches Sunday on the
tallowing (subjects. At 11: a.m. "The
Pal in Tree Chrisiiau." At 7 ; 3 J p. m.
"Tue Transfiguration of Christ.''
Mrs. Mary Miller and children are
very grateful to ail neighbors and friends
for sympathy aud aid extended during
the illness and death of little Mary Mil
ler. Thfse acts of kindness make the
sorrow easie to bear.
At the Chriatian church next Sunday
uioriiing the pastor will epeak on, "The
Marks of Jesus." Kveniug theme ; "The
Evils of deuoaiinationalism."
Mr. a ad Mr j. Ike Smith of Alsea ar
rived a fe.v days ego and will spend
Uhriitinaa with ielatives L-.ear CorvaJis.
Sam Whiteside has resigned hia posi
tion on tiie snaboat and took possession
ol liis truck yuoterday.
Taerj vu a ;:. i ;' :i -t m ai the
United Artis.ia lodge hail Wednesday
evening, with the following rasult: P.
M. A., II. II. Croaise; M. A, V. E.
B ia; snp't Mrs. Minta Cole; iusp..
lrs. b ott; KiLig; sao'y, Mis.s iiva Starr;
tr-os. , Levi Wooster; .Sr. con., Mrs. K. C
Wills; M. C, Clay U.aik ; Jr. con , Il,Is.
Knur, ricld commanders, Mrs. Tilfce
LtouJ and K.-r.tt King.
j Ban! aa.l Wilbjr C -oft lot ue.ir Oik
j vile were ia (Jorvalus yesterday, a ad
I they t-a.i t'ie roads across the riwr are
i.i i rribl; shape, having been so badly
cut up by th3 gravel h anting that the
cud is very deep. The Croft bjys have
just finished a big job of picking up
potatoes for Clyds Peach, 2500 bushels
having already been ston4 i a.vay. O.ie
more day will end the j.'i.
The late-! r al es'at trinsfers rik'd
; ....... i ... i if .1.1 !
ior recjru are: v. o. .naiuu'.- a.ia iie
to XV. Ii. Barciav, acres in Als-ea, 2J;
J. II. Srilrfra to Kaitua F. P:?rma:', lot 7
i)ik, :-J, county add., 425; C. A. Troxel
aad wile toll B. Ward, lot-. 72 & 85,
bik 20, Puilomath, $1,700.
County court was ia sf-ssion Vi'ednes
day aftecoon and . yesterday morning,
but notiuag if c-p'a-i! i iiporJaiioe was
done. Tiie usual nst of, talis was
i out and A. M
2 pi o -e.. tiid Ihe
of ti e met'tinir ht 1
in bis dis-
trict tor the purpose of levying a special
seven-milt road tax. Tue proceedings
were found to be correct and were ap
proved by the court.
The fall training which has been goiug
on all winter nailer the covered track
aud on the q-uirter mile track around
the University athletiu field will be dis
continued Saturday when a try-out meet
will be held to determine .the relative
strength of the new material that has
come into the university this year.
AniDngtlia freshmen who have been
showing up well in the fall work are
Ilusten of Forest Grove in the sprints
and hurdles and Dodsoa of Baker City
in the quarter and half mile. After the
fall training is over the men will take
light exercise in the gymnasinm and out
side when the weather wiil permit.
Trainer Hay ward will keep the men in
condition all winter r.nd IgfQ them in
good shape for spring work. Eugene
Cough yourself into a fit of spasms acd
then wonder why you don't get well. If
you will odIv try a bottle of Ballard's
Horehound Syrup your cough will t9 a
thine of the paft. It ii a positive cure
for Coughs, Influenza, Bronchitis and ah
Pulmonary diseases. One bottle . will
convince you at voor druggist, 25c, 50c,
ti 00. Sold by Graham & Wortham.
Miss Ethel Burr of Philomath is the
guest of her aunt, Mis3 Ella Johnson, for
a week. - -
Z iri f- alt ki-ili ofcrrass
seed, orcha, timothy and clover
Coal of a poor quality, is selling for
$8 50 to 14 par ton in the Palouse count
ry, as well as all of eastern Washington
and rich and poor alike are suffering
from the fuel famine. Ordeis for coal
sent in July have uot yet been filled,
and in many ( laces actual enOering is
feared. Threats are made 5n some places
to raid the railroad yards and take
coal by foice.
Have your eyes fitted by one who
koows how Matthews, the optician.
Starr's Bakery has secured the
ser?iceq of Dck Llewellyn, the
wonderful bread maker. . 89tf
All kinds of grass seed for salr
at Ziti oil's Timothy, clover and
orchard grass seed. 74 tf
Economy Fuii Jars at Zierolf's.
The C jrvallis stores aad shops are now
assuming the usual holiday air, and
every day the streets show an in
crease in the number of persons out
for holiday trading. The Christmas
shopper is wise who begins buying early
and avoids the rush and worry so com
mon to the last few days before Christ
mas. Besides this the early shopper has
tha advantage of a much better stock
toselect from, since tti.3 goods have not
been "picked over."
Public concerts o"xe their "direct en
couragement to John Banister, who
had won fame by his playing on the
Violin and who succeeded the cele
brated Baitzar aa leader of Charles II.'s
band of twenty-four violins. Pepys, in
nn entry in his 5iary for February,
16G7, tolls vis the court gossip of the
flay "how the king's viallin Banister
Is mad that the kins hath a French
man come to be chief of some part of
the king's mr.sique."
ISanlster'3 concerts at the close of the
year 1G72 were advertised in the Lon
don Gazette as follows: "These are to
give notice that at Mr. John Banister's
house (now called the Musick School),
ever against the George tavern in
White Fryers, the present Monday will
be musick performed by excellent mas
ters, beginning precisely at 4 of the
clock in the afternoon, and every after
noon for the future precisely at the
Four -years later on we read again:
"At the Academy in Little Lincoln's
Inn Fields will begin the first part of
the Farley cf Instruments, composed
by Mr. John Banister." The admission
n.n n r - 4 1 J .-. f I,n OCT ,-.lrt fl cl , ? T 1 i ,"T
end these concerts seem to have been
held pretty regularly down to within a
short time of Banister's death, which
took place in lG7u. Chambers' Journal
BIRTH OF THE BUS.
Tliis Class of Vehicle First Appeared
la l'jiriu Ia 1CG2.
'. "e omnibus appeared In Faris la
16 a "onrrosne a cinq sous" (coach
for t. nce halfpenny), by authority
of Louu XIV., under the management
of Pascal, the mystic and philosopher.
Whether this eminent thinker originat
ed the idea is not clear, but there la no
doubt that his influence assisted in tha
establishment of the service under the
auspices of a royal decree.
Later on these earliest omnibuses
ceased to run owing to lack of support,
and did not reappear in Paris until
1S27, when Lafitte, the banker, who
was among the largest proprietors,
was credited with "originating the re
The new coaches started to ply In
London on July 4, 1S29, when the first
one left Paddington for the Bank of
England, and another ran from the
bank to the Yorkshire Stingo, New
road. These iirst British bussea were
known from the man who organized
them as "Shillibeers," and the conduc
tors of the first two are said to have
been the eons of British naval officers
Three horses drew them, and they car
rled twenty-two passengers, all inside
When your fowls seem to care for
nothins you give them just ofiicr them
a Utile grit. When hens molt slowly
it is usually due to impaired digestion,
which means that you should give them
a little grit. If you wish to pre
vent chicken cholera by keeping your
flock iu full vigor, just give thorn
a little grit. If you wish to derive ev
ery particle of lime from tho food giv
en your poultry, just see that they have
plenty of grit. If you wish to starve
your hens to death, give them plenty
Of good wholesome food, but withhold
the grit and they will starve in the
midst of plenty. The best general pur
pose medicine I know is good, sharp,
well prepared grit, with a whole lot
of exercise, every day in the year,
Bays a writer in Ohio Farmer.
The Wheat Crop.
Sept. 1 the department of agriculture
The average condition of spring
wheat when harvested was" S3.4. This
Is the third year that spring wheat has
been separately reported upon on Sept.
1. Comparison Is therefore made with
the condition one month ago, which
was 86.9, with that reported Sept. 1,
1905, which was 87.3, and with that re
ported Sept. 1, 1904, which was 66.2.
The condition in the five principal
etates is reported as follows: Minne
sota, 79; North Dakota, 84; South Da
kota, 88; Iowa, 83; Washington, 73.
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