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About Corvallis gazette. (Corvallis, Benton County, Or.) 1900-1909 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 21, 1906)
lOCAL AD PE3SONU
Mrs. GurCI.rk has been on the
sick 'Act ill past week.
M. A. Long was a Portland
visitor on iu-ii es this week.
T. L Hughes of Albany tratiPscted
business in Corvallis, Tuesday.
W. H. Ci rin wse ill peveTal
7ay this we-k and unable to at
tend to bus'ueeg.
Rv. C. M. McCaualand will
preach at the M E. cburcb, South,
at 11. a. m. 8ur.dy.
Mr. ami Mrs. Harold Woodcock
arri.ed home this week fiom their
bridal trip to Portland.
George Cathey arrives the laet of
th'3 v pek from Portiand to epend
the holiday vacation at home.
T. K. S ight of OAC w a called to
home near Canhy Tuesday night,
by the serious ilnesa of his eieter.
The Congregational Sunday
8fiho.'l will Kold their Cbiiptnas
exercises on Friday evening, Dec,
Christmas exercises will be held
at the M. E. church South, Sunday
evening at 7: 30, Everybody
ChaIes House, an ol.i tinier in
Corvallis, is vit-itinjj friends here
this week. He W fr?io Tonopah,
Clyr?e sn.l C V- Rtirr ofQ C
leave tnilav f ir tli"?r honrirt ot Ball
fountain to ppnd the holiday vaca
tion. Mrs. Faye Hamlin has arri-rnd
home from Denver where ehe
visited for r month with her father
acd other relatives.
Mis Mftbfjl Kinniton lff, Wed
nesday for her home in Baker City
to ppend the holidays with her
Mrp. John Scott and wn Wayne
left veffrdnv for The Dall"? for n
two week-i' visit with the former's
Mis Iva Wes, who is attending1
the Univerpity here left todav for
Corvnllis, where ph will ppend the
Mrs. S. B. Ficnigan ot Eu
gene is on a visit to relatives in
Grac Huff, a public fcrtool
(pschcr o thiso'fy got-s ft S '.lth
ern Or on i' adiv or two t"1 j.-etf'
Chrirtasas with lr ends.
Representative Virgil A. i
of Wh:! wss shaking haiida
Corval;is friend? ye t-rday.
William Robinett, wife nnd
daughter of Halpey were viBitorp
the firpt of this week at the
Dr. Cathey home in this city.
Prof. A. B. Cordlev ha arrived
borne from Hanford, California,
where he attended the Pacific Coast
Nurserymen's Apsociatian meeting.
Mrr. B, F. Seely and Mrs. John
Crepon left Wednesday evening for
Portland, to attend the funeral of a
grandchild of the former.
The Oregon Academy of Science
will hold its pecond annual meeting
in this city in theearlv part of Jan
uary. This is the first meeting
ever held outside the city of Port
land by the Academy.
Pretly Christmas windows are
row the styl in Corvallis, and the
various decorators have certe.inly
demonstrated ;heir artiptic pkill.as
pome of the work is the best of the
kind ever eeen in Corvallis.
Mrs. G. B. Schmidt entertained
the members of the W. H. M. S.
in th basement reception room of
the M. E. church Wednepdav after
noon. A..iare number of members
were prasent and an enjoyable time
was had by all.
The subject at the M. F. church
Sunday morning ,vill be. "The
Peace that Jesus Gives to Men;" m
the evening, "Fated to be Crowded
Out.' Both will be Christmas
termons and the public is invited.
The Christmas exorcises of the
Congregationalists will be held to
night at their church. The program
will include h short cintata and
other exercises, nnd "Snta Claus"
and "Jack Frost" will be present.
Everyone is welcsme.
Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Heckart
went north yesttrdav. Mrs. Heck
art wjll spend the holidays with her
parents near Monroe and W. O.
went to Corvallis to look after the
big building he has under contract
there. , He took his duck dog along
and will hunt, a few days, next
week. Eugene Register. -
1 A letter has been received from
Mrs. Andrew Hart and daughter,
Miss Alice, who left this city recent
ly for the EPt. They reach d their
destination in Kansas safely, am?
the remains ot the late husband
and father, Andrew Hart, which
exhumed and snipped, were laid to
rest in the 'own where the family
will hereafter reside.
The Wasbiogtons elected officers
Monday evening, with the following
result: Past pres., W. H. Dilley;
pres.J R. N. Adams; vice., Mies
Effie Kiger; eec'y., O. A. Tczler;
tres,Miss Lulu Rice; chap., West
Newton; cECort, Joe King; assistant,
Bert Senger; guard, Onas Senger;
sentinel, George Whitesides; musi
cian. Mies Libbie Rice; trustee, Lee
Claud Clark, an oU-timeOAC
boy, is to arive from Portland
Monday to ppnd Christm ts with
The CrriftUn church is to bold
its Chriptnaas exercises Monday
night. Thpre will be a tree, a liter
ary program and other features
usual on such occasions, and a
happy time is anticipated.
T'ie Arnold & Kester meat shop
that existed for Pom time in Job?
addition hup been moved this week
by Mr. Bwo".', who rentlv pur
chased it. Ho will rut an addition
to tho birlding and use it far a
The Chriftmns exercises this year
at the FirPt Methodis. church will
be be!d Monday evening at 7:30.
An interesting proaram of pongp,
recitations and exrcifes haR been
prepared hy the children, and there
will He two Trfv. and other features.
E veryone is welcome.
A handsom'', special edition of
the Eugene Guard reached the
Gazette a few days ae;o. It is
well printed and profusely illus
trated, besides which it gives a
fine write-up of the countv, thus
furnishing the reader with relia
ble information written in an en
tertaining style. It is a very
creditable edition. .
Appropos to a. recent Gazette
article, some inqairj' has been
mad ua to the number of psople
whosw remains are in evidence at
the present time in the catacomb
The Universal Cyclopedia page 392,
Vol. 11 (l900Elitio.) say-:"Thy
(the Roman catacombs) are said to
contain the bones of six million
The latest sales of real estate made
by Sparkmati & Co. are as follows:
A fine residence and four lots be
longing to Artie Starr, to W. J.
Ed ards f Mayville, Gilliam Cuun
ty. Mr. Edwards is th father of
Major Edwards, of OAC. Mrs.
Vanhoosen'a property Ntrth of
town to A. N. Harlan who will reside
there in the nrar future considera
tion $700. B. M. Martin 2 acres
ju6t West of town to E. A. Morgan
Arthur Belknap, a popular OAC
boy who went East last spring.
is now at Fiirmers Valley, fa.,
where he is employed by his uncles
who own large on wells there. Mr,
Belknap likes the country fairly
well in Pennsylvania, bat savs'it is
pretty cold there now. It is bis pur
pose to work for a time and then
enter a university to complete his
education. H13 many friends here
wish Arthur success wherever he
This is a trying time for business
men and clerks and if their tempers
area bit uncertain just now the
good wifj must make allowances
and be patient, remembering how
it is with hersalf when her nerves
are worn to afrszzle by a hard day's
shopping or other uausual task.
This is the season when invoicing is
in order, and along with it comes
the jim and iar of Christmas buy
ing, all of which drives the "boss"
and the man who assists, almost
A dinner party was given at
Hotel Corvallis Monday night by
the public echool teachers, in honor
of Mrs. Lena McCormick-Thrift of
McCloud, Calif , who i3 here on a
visit to friends. She was formerly a
teacher in the Corvallis school.
The guests &i the dinner pr rty were:
Mrs. Thrift, Mirses Grace Huff,
Frances Belknap, Lena Tarter,
Olive Mallow, Edna Fin ley, Maud
Mattley, Anna Lindgren, Margaret
Fowelis and Josephine Fullerton.
The affair was a delightful one for
! The anti-slot machine wave
has evidently come up the valley
as far as Albany. Yesterday
afternoon all the machines in this
were placed under the counters or
stowed away. The owners de
clared them broke. Just what
struck the towa no one has been
able to learn. There has been talk
of an ordinance covering the slot
machines. The state law already
does that. It is possible this has
something to do with it. Guess
Mayor Lane, of Portland, is re
sponsible, for there has been no
action on the part of any Albany
officials, yet, though probably
contemplated, growing out of
Portland closing the machines.
Work was reamed Wednesday
on lh L. fviiiw houe's" and will
be rapJiy puht-d to completion.
Mr By Rickard came in fiom
her country houia yesterday to
RinMiu utiritma3 wi'.n ner Bister,
31 rs. J , Jj. Jones.
Mr. and Mrs. Arnold King are to
spnd Christmas with thw latt'-r's
parents. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Heck
er, t Well?.
'Miss Maud Matt fy leaves In a
day or two for Olex, Eastern Ore
gon, to spend Christmas with her
sister, Mtee Bell, who is teaching
echool at that place.
Miss Ma.y Jones is expected
home tomorrow from Silverton to
spend the Christmas holidays at
home. She is leaching echool at.
R. H. Huston now ownp the
boo e on Ninth street that he has
occupied for 17 years. He. pur
chased it Tuesday evening tf F. P.
This evening, ?t 7: SO, theChiis -mas
exercipes take p'ace at the
TJm ed Evangelical church. The
choir wiil rerder p jut s
piptd a reader, jtnd the usual
trex will bo in eviderce. A special
future ha ben prepared for the
children, wh'ch will prove a happy
surprise. Everyone is invited.
Miss Olive Mallow, one of the
popular leachers in the public
choo!, le-ivea tomorrow for Browns
ville to ppend Christmas with relat-ivf-e.
The, n will he a family re
union at this time, relatives coming
from Portland and other plaCfS,
which wiil reake Xmas doubly en
Services at. the Ctmrch of Gd Sunday
evening. Sermon by A. W. Darbv,
"Why 1 helieva the Bible." Sunday
school at 10 a. m.
Word was received yesteiday morning
from Portland that Lazzie King had been
injured bv a street car there tha night
bafore. Lazzia isaBonof Mr. and Mra.
Ratn King and is a mail clerk en the S.
P. Particulars of his accident are awaited
anxiously by relatives here.
The will of the Iafe George Beamis
has been tiled for probate. it shows
real and personal property of the value
of $729. The hoira are th8 widow, Mra,
Onie Beamis, azed 53, a d Arthur
Beamia, a son, ated 3 , residiaa; at Al
bany. Tne wido v is the executrix, to
serve without bonds.
Mrs. Agnes Hayden has filed her in
ventory as administratrix of the estate
of her late husband, Jasper Havden
The inventory and appraisement shows
personal property of the valrie of $631 5O
and real property worth $4,703, besides
other property all of which goes to the
widow for maintenance of herself and
In the T. Egerton Hog? estate on order
of judge Woodward has been filed'.;n
which the work of the administrator Is
approved. This work is in regard to
certain land that had been over looked
in listing, amounting to about 5000 acres
of timber land.
The OAO basketball team left "Wed
nesday on their tour of the Northwest.
They were to have started . Monday.,
but certain, details of the trip had not
been settled in time to get off on sched
nle time. The first game of the series
was to be played atVancouver, Wash.,
last night, and from there the boys go
toTacoma and Seattle. At the latter
place they kope to play two or three
games with the University, Y.M. G. A.
and S. A. C. From the Sound the boys
go to Spokane, and probably to Pullman
and Moscow. It is possible they may
play Whitman at Walla Walla, and also
go to Butte, returning via Hiiae tor a
game there. The teams of Eastern Ore
gon will be played and thotour will close
with a game at Pendleton. All Corvallis
wishes the boys success.
Teddy Takes a Hand.
President Roosevelt is intense
ly interested in the efforts being
made by Western men in con
gress to discover some legislative
remedy for the car shortage.
Senator Hansbrough of North
Dakota, has taken the lead in
the movement, and is at work
on a bill compelling interstate
railroads to anticipate extraordi
nary movements of fuel, grain
and other products, and to pre
pare to handle such shipments
when they areoffered.
Mr. Hansbrough had a con
ference with the President today,
and when he left the President
expressed the hope that some
thing beneficial would result.
Wednesday's Oregonian. -
BIDS FOR WOOD.
Sealed bids for funishing the Ore
gon Agricultural College with wood
for the echool vear beginning Sep
tember, 1997 will be received at the
office of T. H. Crawford, Purchas
ing Agent of the College, up to Sat
urday December .29, '06. For epeci
Scation's call on the Clerk and Pur
chasing Aeent. 103-3t
Henry Eisman of OAC leaves today
for Portland, to spend the j.holid-y vaca
tion. - See Zierolf fir nil kinds of gfraps
seed, ore ha, timothy and clover
seed. ; . 7-ftf
Shident Hannan left Wednesday for
his home at Grants Pas, to spend the
holidays with home folks. '
Hav your ves fitted by on who
knows how Matthews, the optic?" n
Gorge Lilly went to Portland Wed
nesday for u few davs' visit.
Starr's: .Bak""v b seenred the
aprviceo of D:ck Llewellyn, th
wonderful bread maker. : 89tf
Mi, and Mra. Renrv Abraham of Har-
rishnnr are xneted to arri ?e tomorrow
to tpnd Christmas with the tatter's
parent?, Mr. and Mrs. Schmidt, at
Bnv yonr Holiday g"Ws at
Nolan's. Lon? range for selection.
Mr. nd Mrs Lon Hawtev, and Mrf.
Padi Hawl"", all of Rollefonnfiun, were
hniness visitors in Corvallis Wednesday.
Ribbon's, , Ribbon?, to, 000
vards new ribbons just received at
Clark and Hovev Belknap who are
attending college in Salem cavie np Wed
pecdav and proceeded to their home near
Bellefonntaln to ppend Christmas.
Choice selection of beautiful present"
for holiday shoppers can be found
at Pratt's Jewlery store. Jnpt
what you are looking for. Your
wnts will be supplied on short
While holding services Sundav, in the
Preshyteriam church at Crawfordsv'lle,
the Rev. T. G. Knotts, of Albany. Tecnme
suddenly ill and fainted. In falling he
pulled the pulpit over and it struck him
in such a way as to crack one of his
ribs. Lebanon Advance. -This must
have been a "stunniag" sermoa.
Don't worry atout Christmas
presents. Pratt the Jeweler and Op
tician, will supply you with aifts
suitable in quality and price.
Rev. G. H. .Feese will give a five-
minute prelude Sunday evening n the
life and death of Bishop McCabe who
died this week in New York City.
Why not send to your friend a
beautiful pair of pearl mounted
opera glasses. Many styles andeizes
to select from at Pratt's. 104
"The Child and His Triple Titled
Crown" will be the morning subject at
the Presbyterian church Sunday morn
ing. In the evening the Stutday echool
will give a Chustmas cantata, assisted
by the choir. The Christian Endeavor
meeting will be held at 6: 30.
Take the chilren to Nolan's to see
Santa Claus and the rising Dutchman.
Miss Imogens Gill of OAC. leaves to
rnorroiv for her home in Scio to spend the
Holiday goods of every description
and price. Beautiful Xmas gifts for
all. Pratt the Jeweler and Optician.
Wilbur Starr was given a birthday sur
prise party Wednesday at his home at
Bellf ountain. A large number of relatives
participated in a c big dinner, and the
event was very pleasant.
Optical work of all kinds at Pratts,
the Jeweler and Optician.
Special meeting of Corvallis Loile 14
A. F. & A. M. Friday evening Dec. 21st.
Work in F. C. Degree.
Frank A. White will make
special prices on piano tuning and
teaching between January 1st and
May 1st. Phone 405. 30tf
The A. O. U. W, members are to have
an entertainment in their hall this even
ing and friends and members of the
order are invited to attend.'
Advertise Corvallis. See those
Souvenir letters at Gerhard's & M .
.YJ. Long's lC4tf
J. Fred Yates returned yesterday
from a business trip to Toledo.
Twenty eight comforters at
reduced prices. O. J. Black
Miss Mattie Strong is to arriva tolay
from Portland where Bhe is attending
echool, to spend the holidays with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Strong.
An elegant parlor suit at a bar-
gain, bee D. J. rsiacKieage. 104
M. Armstrong proprietor of the Cor
vallis creamery wafrin Albany yesterday
on a business trip. ;H.9 reports that the
Creamery is now turning out between
I5OO and 2000 pounds of butter every
day. Albany Herald .
Large assortment new bed
lounges for sale at a bargain dur
ing the next ten days. U. J.
Blackledge, furniture dealer.
Baptist Church, morning . subject
Bringing Others to Christ." "A Christ
mas sermon" will be the subject at the
evening hoar. . A cordial invitation is
extended. Fredrick W. Carstens, pastor.
Bargains in couches tor a short
time at Blackledge' s furniture
Fancy Goods, Novelties
or Staple Dry Goods.
New assortment, Ladies
collars, hand bags, belts
and handkerchiefs. New
cushion top and cords.
New linen scarfs, and
squares and drawnwork
New table linens, nap
kins and covers.
Reduced prices on wool
dress goods in. black
and in colors.
O. JO. Hlostand.
trfsldo OrcferaT Sol letted.
j Merchant I
ALWAYS USES THE
IS NECESSARY FOR
A DESIRED EFFECT
The G azette
is tho only off ico In
O at vallis that can
deliver the goods
We Can Show You
V EM A
A nice Christmas present for "
a Gentleman is a good hat
We sell the John B. Stetson hat
which reccomm ends itself. '
Also a complete line of MenV
& Boys furnishings.
- Give us a call.
Mm Mm IR&ff&S
Opposite tho Postoffioo
Ind. Phone No. 484
S. P. and 0. P.. & N.
THE TIME SAVED
Chicago is 17 Hours Nearer b)
This Popular Columbia iliifer Route
Franklin was right when he said,
Lost time. is never found again." The
O. R & N. in addition to giving
yon 200 mileslong the matchless Col.
umbia Eiver, saves you 17 hours to Chi
cago. It is the
Short Line to Lewiston.
Short Line to Palouse country.
ShortJLine to Spokane.
Short Line to the Couer d'Alene coun
try. SnortLine to Salt Lake City.
Snot Line toDenver.
Short. Line to Kansas City.
Short Line to Omaha.
Short Line toTChicago.
Short Line to all points East.
Three trains east daily, 9 :30 a. m., 6 :
15 p. m. and 8 :l5 p.- m. The "Chicago
Portland Special" is as fine as the finest.
Every comfort of heme.
For particulars ask any agent of the
Southern Pacific Company or write t
- Wm. JMcMURRAY,
General Passenfr Aeent. Portland. O-.
THAT IS THE STTJEJP- j
J. O. BALLABD & CO'S 'J I
aiAiONS pants am; mads of, J
OUT OF S0HTS.
Eggs per dozen - 35c.
Butter, creamery per roll 60c.
41 - country per lb. - 25c,
potatoes, per bushel - .50c.
Spring- chickens, live - - 9c.
Hogs, dressed - - - - 7Jc.
Veal, " - - 7C
Wheat ----- - 58c.
Oats - - - - - - 30-32C
People nst Raa'.ly Sick are CftenR9ss3
in Need 0? Care
The people who are mostly in need of
sympathy and medical care are not those
who are really sick. In' the ones who
are dragging themselves around, vast
"out ot sorts."
In nine cases out of ten this condition
is the direct resulf of a weakened etom-:
ach, and when the digestive organs are
strengthened wica Mi-o-na there will be :
no distress, dizziness, nansea, headache,
etc., and the old time energy, force,
strength and happy spirits will soon re
turn. Mi-o-na is not a mere digestive. It
abeolotely strengthens all the organs of
digestion, restores good appetite, strong
nerves and the power to digest any food
you eat. -
A large box of Mi-o-na stomach tablets
is sold for 50 cents by Graham & Wells
with an absolute guarantee that the
money Jwill be refunded unless the re
medy cures. You run no risk in buying