VOL XLV. CORVALLIS BENTON COUNTY, OREGON FRIDAY, OCT. 9 1908. NO. 84. C. A: SMITH KRIBS BIG LAND DEAL Fight in Court to Re cover Title. HUNDRED QUARTER SECTIONS is acquainted - with his desires and those of numerous other workers and will no doubt carry them put. He has " the earnest good wishes of everyone in his chosen field, and it is to be hoped that the vast maioritvof thA 700 young men at OAC will join the organization this coming year and live iust RtiAh a lifo oa A the new secretary, Darwin G. Aiiayer. , Northern Yankee Democrat A MODERN PRI.JTiriG OFFICE TO : : BEi IHSTALLED III GORVALLIS ' Corvallis Printery is the Name of the New - Corporation Recently Organized. Timber Land Worth $1,500- O00 is Inyolred -GoTern meet Conld Recoyer Title. S. A. D. Puter had a lonr ierence today with Assistant At- J. 'a -wm-r , lorney-tjrenerai woodruff, of the Interior Department, with refer ence to the C' A. Smith-KViVwa land deal in Linn and Lane counties, Oregon, and succeed Ad v in impressing upon him the im ; i portance of making a determined ngjii. in court to recover title to 9i,ow,vyv wortti of Umber land which is involved. Puter went into groat detail explaining how Smith acquired title to upwards of 100 quarter sections and informed Woodruff that if proper attention were giv en to Ihe case the Government could upset Smith's title and re cover this land. The value of this land alone, said Puter, would more than compensate the gov ernment for the monev it haa -i j , . . J . jureaay expenaed in prosecution of land-fraud cases in Oregon. When Secretary Garfield re- turns next j riday, Mr. Woodruff ..win lay the matter before him - and before Attorney-General ' Bonaparte. He toll Puter that he could send Assistant Attorney A. B. Pugh, a specialist on land cases, to assist District Attorney -"i . i, . j mcyourt in collecting and pre paring evidence in this taaa and if ""Garfield and Bonaparte approved, wouia endeavor to in duce Heney to handle the case in court. it iieney's services Cannot be secured. Wood ruff said . that some other competent coun sel wouia prooaoiy be employed and that the case would not be allowed to go by default. Miss Bernice Amv. of RaIait. was today appointed clerk in the omce oitne united States Attor ney at Portland. Oregon News jiureau, Washington, D. C. A M - a inena 01 ours lntrodiippd ne . to Hon. George Fred Williams THE OLD GAZETTE PLANT WILL BE CONSUMED iitoi, v eunesaay as an irishman raised in Missouri and now liv ing in Oreeon and running a ro. publican paper. Mr. Williams called us "a freak." No greater freak than a noithern vankee democrat running Around a trot Oregon making speeches and trying to mage nimself hAlivA the people are foolish enough to vote tor sryan. Fleasant gen tleman, Mr. Williams, hut vnn are waisting your sweetness on the desert air.. Uven thn vmnAc vuw ww VVViu in "old Missouri" will be full of "freaks" on election dav all linAd p m - ' - ; -. . up ior am. And One of the Best Printing Offices and Repnblican News- ? Papers in Central g)regon Will Take the Place of the ? Present Plant and Paper. NEW CTYGHARTER Committee Appoint ed to Draft One. DARWIN ft. THAYER New Y. M. C. A. Secretary at OAC.-Splendid Selection. A new Y. M. C. A. secretary has finally been selected to fill the position at OAC, made va cant by the resignation of Rev. C. T. Hurd, and the choice has met with general approval. He is Darwin G. Thayer, a graduate and valedictorian in the class of '07, and president of thA V f J. A. during his senior year. He was also captain of Company G. while a senior, rankd hia-h student and debater and k in every way well qualified to fill me important position to which ne nas Deen cnosen. Slaving acted as president Mr Thayer is thoroughly familiar with the Y. M. C. A. work and its great problems at OAC and no doubt feels a deeper respon sibility than would many others in his place. He was also'a per sonal friend of the late Clayborn ouepara, wno planned the con struction of the new Y. M. C. A. building, and whose chief desire was to see it completed, giving his life in his untiring efforts for that cause. Shepard Hall, the new Y. M. C. A. building, is a fitting memorial to the young life SDent in service fn K; i X ..w V UIO Iti" lowstudents at OAC. Mr. Thayer j With the ranid Qni development along man v linoa the.city council of Corvallis has found itself seriously handi capped by manv nrovisinna f . - - x "u VI the present charter. S ed it wise to appoint a committee of Corvallis citizens to look over and report such changes as may be necessary .jn the . preparation of a new charter to be presented for the approval nf th f.iti,Qn0 - J 1. - --.-w V1ZJVUO at an election to be held soon. The ciuestion of ed indebtedness and many other pruvisions oi the present charter need revision. The list of the appointed by the Mavnr Unm. mercial Club and the of th various wards are here--with appended and while'tho committee will have the matter in charge all citizens of tha who are interested in its welfare are requested to take an interest in the matter under eonsirJArn- tion so that the new charter may meek an requirements : - COMMERCIAL CLUB LIST - As will lie seen from the arti cles of incorporation, a 5opy of waxen win ioiiow tnis article, the Corvallis . Gazette will soon pass into new hands and under ainerent management. -.. "' C. E. Bar hour ia'a tii man coming from Albany and. isa wu oi wiue experience... x xor. E. R.-Lake and J - R:'Viun'M well-known to nearly every pa tron of the paper arid it is TiooA. less for us to add they .are live, active, energetic business men who will take great naina tn O - X T make the Gazette worthy of their patronage and support. . For 45 years the Gazette has Stood the test ' thrnmrVi good and evil report. xhavi no- ' vuneu experience, under the management of many: different persons, thus drifting like a ship at sea, wun tne captain setting on the shore waiting for the ves sel to be unloaded. ' 1 1 Under the new management ifr'witt. tjomc to yonzgtekuy im proved in , appearance. 1 A, new linotype machine has already been ordered and . many other improvements will be added thus continuing the Gazette as . p ii i i one or tne leading papers of the Willamette Valley. . v Jinow all . men by- these jures sents that in order to associate ourselves, our successors and assigns into a corporation for Al . - me purposes nereinalter named, we the undersigned, C. E. Bar bour, E. R. Lake and J. H. Wil son, have hereunto subscribed oir written articles of incorpora- tio'n in ' trinlinntA nnrl havn Ion khowledged the same as by law Corvallis Printery is the name assumed by this corporation and "by which it shall be known, and the.duration of the same shall be perpetual. .. "' The enterprise, hnsinpsa nnii . . r suit and occupation in which this corporation proposes to en. gage is""a general nrintinc and publishing business: to print ana puDiisn newspapers, books, pamphlets, periodicals, mno-a- . ' A ' zines ana pu plications of all kinds: to do a general hooV and job printing business and print nnvrKiMH 1.1- . 1 1 auvuiiuK in Liie Drinun? une. and run, operate and conduct a priming omce.Hthographingand book binderv: to buv. sell and own any and all kinds of type, presses and material used in the rt of printing ; to take securities i i i upon real and personal property and; security of An v other Jrind to secure any debts due, or to Decome aue, to said corporatiqn ; to purchase, possess, own and dispose of real and personal property. .. j The principal office or t1aca Of business - of this corporation is at "Corvallis, Oregon." The amount of the capital stock of this corporation shall be Five Thousand Dollars, dividpd into one hundred shares of Fiftv Dol lars each. Signed: C. E. Barbour, E. R. Lake, ; " J.H.Wilson. west half of blk 5, Jobs addition to Corvallis; $720. - G H Carl to E McCooHa 9 lots in Corvallis; $1. W D Barclay et al to Wm M bunion, ijzu.acres south of I'hilo- math; $1U. . M M Long to L S Jones. 2 lots in Brown's addition to Philo math ; $450. E E Farnsworth to M J Nor ton,: SO acres near . Blodgett; $lUO. M C Tedrow to Julia Mnrsil. liot, 2 lots in Avery and Beach's addition to Corvallis; $3500. A H Will et al to M n TVd 4 lots in blk 1, Corvallis; $1600. John Nelson et al to S S Cole et al, 160 acres near Blodgett; $1. Geneva Porter to J T Patter son and wife, lot 10 bl 13, Coun ty addition to Corvallis; $10. .James Law to E E OvArtnn 9 lots in TIk 38. Brown's addition to Philomath; $600. ; - James Groshong t Mary Mc Keih 80 acres -in Kings Valley; 1800. PUBLIC SCHOOLS NEED ENLARGING Enrollment : Greatjy Increased. ANOTHER ROOM TO BE ADDED To Take Care of the Increase Which Amounts to Over 200 Mure Than Last Year. Hundreds of new novelties in fancy, articles for the dress at tne jMite. . .. . AT THEJHURCHES Will Be Interesting Talks Next Sunday. "OUR MINISTER" N R Moore, W. E. Smith, . J M Nolan, Z H Davis, C E Small. IRVINE JOHNSON BODlnE LIST. Chas Felton, Capt Robinson, Pun Avery, AC White, J H Harris, E Allen, W B Cate, Dr Cathey, Roy Hollenberg, Ad Leader, W H McMahon, M Miller. HARPER CORDLEY SIMPSON LIST. L Chambers, W R Hansell, J F Yates, F Berchtold, G V Skelton. A T, Mln Robt Johnson, A L Stevenson, FL Miller, V E Walters, M H Bauer. MAYOR. LIST S L Kline, B W Johnson. R H Huston, W P Lafferty. SELECTIONS BY OSBURN. C E Hout. A K Rnss J R Smith, V P Moses. SELECTIONS BY FULLER, M Hubler, J Montgomery, David Whaley A J Johnson. SELECTIONS BY HECKART. M S Woodcock, Inibler, Sam Moore, O J Blackledge. Tonight-Tie Play YonWant to See. Tonight and Saturday night ai me opera nouse the Alcazar Stock Company will present the beautiful pastoral play, "Our Minister." , This is the second visit to Corvallis of the Alcazar Stock Company, which scored such a success last week. : Eva where this company has appear ed they have been generously praisen, and it is said they are the most evenly, balanced and artistic stock company on the Pacific Coast. Their motto is 'The Best for The Best" and those wr.o come to see their plays will not be disappointed. uur Minister" is a delightful production, replete with bright comedy and dramatic situations. Do not fail to see this beautiful play which appeals to old and young alike. The play that is full of heart interest, given by the company that belongs to you. Popular prices. Seats now selling- . . - Follow the crowd TV,n,r ,:ii " y niu lead you to the Elito tvr fall hat and furnishing goods. The Elite is Corvallis' ot for the Redfern corset, PURE WHALE BONE, from ks t f A fitter at your service, free of c .large. . - , i . - ,-' Card of Thanks. We take this opportunity : to thank our many kind friends and neighbors who rendered their assistance and sympathy during our recent 'tron hl SERIOUS ACCIDENT Boy Breaks Leg While Play ing With DnmmyY A boy about 10 years old met witn quite a serious accident on Tuesday evening at the OAf! football grounds in a very pecu liar manner. It seems that he 'tackled one of the dummies used by the big burley fellows in the it -11 iooioaii practice, pulling it over, and in falling it broke the bone -Cxi 1-Pi.t 1- oi me leit leg aoove the knee. He was brought to town Messrs. Angell and Wolf and the A. 1 iracture reduced. Although it is quue paimui tor the voung man no serious consequences are anticipated. It will wort nnib 1 it- ., . . j- x ' a narasnipon the widowed moth er and we feel safe in savin a- our good people will not permit any- uue to suner in this -land of plenty While the manapempnt of thA athletic field are in nomanner to blame for the unfortunate acci dent they will render th familv all possible assistance. Real Estate Transfers. sorrow; 1 Also for the numerous oeautnul floral tributes in mem ory of our dear wifea'nd n. other. V s S. j. . Siiedd, Tda M. Fortjon, J. L. Cton. C-0 Bunnell to F G TWis lots 7 and 8 blk "E." Averv'a , F w M.V. uiwuu wj vorvtiiiis; flu. J M Curlier to S Burdon, 9i acres southwest of Corv.f i2650. P Moses to Andrew Smith, 30 acres near Wells; $10. : F T Lent to Marv N" .TnrrKo I '"ts in Dixon's addition to Cor I vallis;""$l. - S E Beal to J R Montgomery, UNITED EVANGET.Tr-AT.. - Corner 9th and Harrison Sts "The End of the World" will be the theme of next Sunday's morning sermon, and "The Re bellious Man", in the evenincr. All are welcome to listen to these questions and attend the Sunday School at 10 a. m K". L. C E at 6:30 D.': I4i--iv PraVAr mAAtin'or and Bible study each Wednesday at :ou p. m. Beulah Sunday School at 2- r. m.; sermon at 3 p. m., subject, "Uod Jtlonors JL hose who Honor Him;" K. L. C. E. at 8 p. m. M. E. CHURCH, SOUTH Rev. E. H. Mowre, the pastor of the First Methodist Enisconal church, South, in Portland, will preach next bunday morning and evening in the Methodist church, South, corner of Fifth and Madison streets. All are cordially invited to attend these services. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN Preaching at the Presbyterian church Sunday morning and evening by the pastor, Rev. J. R. N. Bell. Morning topic, "The True Church:" evening tonic. "Punctuality." Old and young and strangers made welcome. GERMAN LUTHERAN. The German Lutheran church will hold its first missionary fes tival Sunday. Rev. G. Engel of Salem will preach in the Ger man language' at 10:30 a. m., and Professor Sylwester of the Liutneran (Joncordia Co ecrfi of Portland will preach in the Eng lish language in the afternoon at 2:30. . The collections will go . .i . . . - : p- to tne missionary lund of the Oregon and Washington district All are cordially invited. FIRST CONGREGATIONAL. "Pay Your Honest Debts" anrl "The Dignity of Labor" are the tneraes ior tne morning and eve ning services respectively, at the First Congregations! church, hv Evan P. Hughes, minister, the coming Sunday, Oct. 11. At 10 a. m. promptly the Bible School convenes under the superinten- aencv ot rrot. A. H. Corn" av i ue devotional Hour of the C. E. is at 6:30 p. m. This eh'urch welcomes very .heartily to its services everyone, especially an angers. - CHRISTIAN. " Owing to sictness in thA n. tor's family, the gospel meetings nave ueen maennitely postponed. Regular services next Snnrlav Oct. 1111 a. m., "The Ohurch" and 7:30 p. m., "The Man With tte Yoke About His Neck " Th Pible School meets at 10 a. m.; j. Hi. at b:oU p. m. There are now 660 pupils en rolled in the Corvallis public schools, being over two hundred more than at the period of last year and the regis tration still goes .merrily orf. There are 68 in the high school and 90 in" the 8th , grade, all of whom should graduate this At the present rate of increase there will be from 150 to 200 high school students to be taken care of next year and our people might as well CommmiM think ing about it right now as to what they are going to do about it. Every room will be crowded to its full capacity and with the Roosevelt policies still i another school room is an abso lute necessity. Our people have met every obligation placed upon them and we welcome all&e bright, happy little chilrlrATirhn care to come with us in search of an education and a home. The. parent, too, is particu larly urged to study carefully our educational advantages for in this advanced ar nt nu.A v VUIUUIO and refinement the child r;th out an education is to be pitied and the law to punish the par ent should be rigidly, enforced. Forrest C. Smithson, the old OAC student and world's cham pion hurdler, has been in Cor vallis the past week, visiting his old friends and attending mat ters of business. Mr. Smithson wears his same pleasant smile and seemed glad to visit OAC again, where he was a general favorite. COMIC OPERA COMING. "The isle ol Spice" next Tues day flight. The gorgeous comic operar "The Isle of Spice," the largest ami uest musical production ever given in Corvallis, will appear at the opera house next Tues day night. The performance here will be exactly the same a is given in all of the big city theatres from Chicago to the Coast. This play ran for four solid months at the Majestic Theatre in New YorV C,H.V Manager Groves has to give a large guarantee to get them to stop in Corvallis and give the -local public the opportunity to occ uuc oi me uest; and it is ex pected the opera house will be packed. "The Isle of Spice" is consid- ereu one oi tne best singing or ganizations on the road; there are twenty song hits and among them will be found the following: "The Goo Goo Man," "Peggy Brady," "The Witches," "You ' and I," "How Can You Tell till You Try," "Uncle Sam's Ma rines" and others. ThA is a large one. includin cast of .stage favorites and a chorus that is noted as beintr thA prettiest and most graceful sing ing and dancing combination on the stage today. Reserved Rent raIa min Monday morning. Prices 75c, ?1, 1.50; general admission 50c.