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For advertisements in this column the rate of 15 cents per line will be charged. Christmas vacation at the Col -lege begins next, Wednesday. Miss Margaret Kyle, national secretary of the College Y. W. C. A., arrived in this city Tuesday. Rev. M. S. Bush will preach at Oak Ridge churcn next Sunday at 3 p. m. Mrs. Frank Abram Powell of Salem, has been visiting her moth er in this city since Monday. She returns home tomorrow. Miss Edna Irvine left yester day for a week's visit with Salem friends. - - ';' Reports from Yaquina are to the effect that Silverhead salmon are beginning to enter the river and ' bay They are a ' game fish and' trolling for them fine sport. United Evangelical church: Regular Sunday services. Even ing subject, "What shall I Teach my boy." Rev, C. T. Hurdf past or. Presbyterian church; M. S. Bush, pastor: Bible school, 10 a. m.: worship, n a. m., subject, "Guilt." C. E. meeting 6-30 p. m. Evening service at 7:30, subject, "Antioch." The pulpit at the Christian church will be occupied both morn ing and evening Sunday by Pres sident E. C. Sanderson of the Eu gene Divinity School. A cordial invitation extended to all. . John Ellis, section foreman of the Corvallis & Eastern at Corvallis is to leave in a day or two for Miss ouri on a six weeks' business trip. His place on the road is to be filled dnrinsr the interim bv Thomas Bur nett, who arrived Wednesday from Albany. G. F. Rogers, the genial salesman who has represented Blake, McFall Company in the Willamette Valley for the past ten years was in this city Monday and Tuesday, on his farewell trip. The company is soon to open a branch ers is to be pi act d in charge. For sending a postcard ad dressed to "H. H. Peck, official - man- butcher:, Wihsor,Vt."TlirDagh" the mails, Robert E. Green, prof essor of chemistry at Notre Dame University was fined ten dollars and costs in the United States dis trict rniirr Trip rnrrl nrausent rn Sheriff Peck in connection with the case of Mrs. Mary Rogers, hanged last Friday fof the murder of her husband. Jesse Wiley 'and John Zeis have purchased a saloon in Portland. The establishment is across the street from the Union depot, and Mr. Zeis is already in charge. Mr. Wiley expects to remain in Corval lis until the spring, when he will follow his partner to Portland. Mr. WileV exoects also to erovide him self with a stable and deal in horses .as he has done in Corvallis. The next annual convention of kllW XI VS1 IU YY 3 kwl U A A UllglVVV -l CJ A. A-O sociation will be held at La Grande January 3rd to . 5th inclusive. A special program has been arranged i.1 . a.2 a. C .1 iui me cluci idmmcm ui lue con vention and speakers of note along horticultural lines have consented to address the meetings. La Grande invites all who are interested in the development of the West to attend this meeting and promises every at tention possible. Carl N. Oglesby and Miss Inez S. Seeley were united in mar riage at the home of Samuel War , field in Alsea. at 2 o'clock last Sun day. The knot was tied by Rev. B. F. Totten in the presence - of a -number of friends and relatives. There was a wedding feast such as the ladies of the Alsea valley know so well how to prepare. A feature was the music f urnised by Warfield Brothers and Will Oglesby. -A number of presents attested the The groom is a trusted employe in Wade Malon's store at Alsea, and the bride a popular young lady of the valley. " ' About 100 Corvallis sidewalks must be renewed or repaired. in the. immediate future. A month ago the council passed an ordinance re quiring the improvements to te , made. Because of a famine in side walk lumber, the authorities have ouotuusajjjperauons.uniu Xne pres ent. There is plenty of lumber now, however, and it has been de termined that the work must pro ceed. Chief Lane has been busy for several days, serving notices. One month is given property own ers to make the repairs, and at the expiration of that period such as have not been attended to will be advertised, and ,the sidewalks be built at the expense of the prop erty. ' . Preaching at Mt. View Sunday at 2:30 p. m. Mr. and Mrs, John Lenger are visitiDg in Albany. Louis Fischer returned to Sil verton Wednesday, after a visit with Corvallis relatives. - Donald Graham, who has been the guest of Dr. and Mrs: G. R. Farra, left Wednesday for his home at Grants Pass. After a three weeks' visit at the Withycombe home, Miss Flor ence Tongue left Wednesday for Hillsboro. , , - A number of the pupils of Miss Edna Finley tendered her a pleas ant surprise party Wednesday ev ening. The participants number ed twenty-five. . A new cement pavement is nearing completion along the south side of the residence property of Councilman Colbert. Miss Nellie Cameron returned yesterday from a six weeks visit with s relatives in Portland and in Eastern Oregon. . Rev. George B. Van Waters, rectorjof St. David's church, Port land, will be the preacher at the Episcopal church this evening at 7-3o- -Clem King and family arrived Tuesday from Coeur d' Alene and are guests for a week of Benton relatives. They are enronte to California to spend the winter. Miss Meeker, who has been for more than a year stenographer in the law office of E. R. Bryson, has resigned to accept a position in an abstract office at Roseburg. M. C. Miller arrived home Wednesday from Ridgefield, Wash, where he had been lor Several days on business. He also made stops at various other towns along the line. r A surprise party in honor of her 77th . birthday was given Mrj. Mary Thompson . yester day afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. M. Nolan. The occasion was m st pleasant lor all. A. J. Jenkins of Philomath has filed a timber entry on 80 acres of land west of Philomath, and Henry Schaffer a homestead entry on 80 acses southwest of Philomath. Both filings were made Tuesday. . . Wednesday night in their hall the United Artisans of this city are to nolo, a great meeting. it is a district affair, including the lodges of Albany, Corvallis and Wells, and several supreme officers are to be present. About 30 candidates for membership in the local lodee are to be initiated, and candidates' to be put through the ordeal. A. banquet will be a feature of the ! evening. Mrs. i.gsden, mother of the Logsden brothers who reside north of Corvallis, fell down the length of a stairway at her home in Albany the other day and sustained a fract ure of the shoulder blade. She is an aged lady, and the effect of such a fall in her case is serious. R. A. Logsden and family ot Benton have spent most of the time since the ac cident -at the bedside. Miss Mabel Kennison, is quite ill with la grippe. ' Basket ball tomorrow night at the College Armory. S. L. Kline's store will remain open evenings until after Christma. There will be service at Plym outh at 3 00 o'clock. There will be the usual ser vices at the Episcopal church next Sunday. Mrs. D. P. Quinlan has been confined to her room with illness for the past few days. Robert Herron left yesterday for.a visit with his sister, Mrs. Bushnell, at Seattle. Examinations at the college begin Monday, and end Wednesday noon. The holiday vacation con tinues until January 2nd. Mr. and Mr. John Martin of Irish Bend were Coryallis business visitors yesterday. Mis. Eva Kemp and children arrived yesterday from Lebanon for a visit with the former's father, J. B.Goodman. . THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK ot Corvttllip, Oregon, MAKES LOANS on approved ee carity, &cd especially on wheat oats, flour, wool, baled hay, chittim btxk, and all other classes of produce, upon the re ceipt thereof stored in mills and public warehouse?, or upon ' chattel mortgages and also upon other classes of good ee cuiity. DRAFTS BOUGHT AND SOLD upon the principal financial centers of the United States aod foreign countries thus transferring money to all parts of the civilized world. A CONSERVATIVE general bud ness transacted in all lines of hanking. . E. WIL.SUN, ATTORNEY Al LAW. The Water Works engineers passed through Philomath yester day, bound East, making the final location of the pipe line. The line passes through the principal street of the town, and will afford extra ordinary opportunity for fire pro tection, as good or better than will be available, from the standpoint of pressure, for the principal street in Corvallis. Philomath is fortun ate, for the privilege comes to her without a doHar of original invest ment, while Corvallis is spending $75,000 for it. Tomorrow evening, in their hall the members of the Modern Woodmen of America are to hold a rousing meeting, with the lodges of Monroe and Philomath in attend ance as guests of honor.' Candi dates for initiation are to be brought in from the visiting lodges and nearly a dozen from the local lodge will be initiated. The affair will be on quite an elaborate scale, concluding with a banquet in the room formerly occupied by the Ber man grocery. A recital will be given in Col lege chapel this , evening,- by the students in the departments of piano and-elocution. The program fol lows: Bolero, Op. 62. Gladys Moore; recitation, "As the - Moon Rose," Alice Edwards? ''Evening" "Scherzo," Bertha Whitman; Re citation, "The Average Boy" Ar chie VanCleve; "Sing On," Miss Lulu Spangler; "Waidmannshut" Pearl Horner; monologue. "The Eve of Marriage," Minnie Phillips: "Tarantelle," Adah McDonald; recitation, '"The Minister's , Black Nance," Arthur Boquct; "Love Song,'.': Miss LuluSpangler; mono logue. "The Sweet Girl Graduate" Marry Danneman: "Allegro Op 7." I M. E. church, South, worship at n a. m., subject, "The Excuses of Moses. " Evening subject, "The Battle for Right." ; , Frank Taylor, who has been a teamster about town for sometime, is suffering with an attack of ty phoid fever at his home in Job's addition. Married, in Portland yesterday Miss Mae Batchelor and Willjam Scott. The latter is a former well known student and athlete at 0-ji.C, while the former made numerous friends as the guest of Miss Cooper in this city. Thfc lumber is being hauled for a new residence that is to be erect ed by Ira D. Bodine. The site will be four lots lying near the Carriage Factory building. Whether work will begin immediately,, or be de ferred until early spring is still an uusettled question. Mrs. J. Mason - arrived home today from San Francisco, bringing Chester Mason, her son, who recently sustained a fracture of the skull, and 'has since been in a critical condition. The young man is improving as rapidly as could; be expected. - ; Morning sermon at the Con gregational churchr '- The Sources,- the Benefit and the Cure of Doubt." Evening subject. "What is What?" or "Has a Woman a Right to Withstand the Encroachments of the great Steel Corporation. Can a poor man hold property anywhere in the U. S. and be safe?" , "Who is who?" What next? The prize doll donated by Em ma 1 . Kline tor the beneht ot the Soldiers' Home at Roseburg was won by S. T. Kerr. . The pro ceeds of the raffle were $-11.50. , The" proceeds of the supper given by the Women's Relief Corps will be add ed to the same fund. An Agricultural society has been formed at the college. All the agricultural students are eligible to membership. The purpose of vthe society is to bring before the stud ents live topics. It is intended to have members of the faculty - and others to give addresses at different times. Great interest is being man- I if ested by all those of the agricul tural department. The first meet ing occured Wednesday evening. John Rickard, father of Com missioner Rickard was badly hurt in a runaway accident ,; Friday He was enroute to Corvallis, and when near the Buttes, his horses became frightened and ran away Mr. KiCkard was thrown . out in such a way that his spine was bad ly strained. At this time, he is un able to move himself in bed. was alone at the time of the accid ent. but Willie Rickard happened to be digging postholes in the neighborhood, and saw the trouble. He followed . the team, and soon found Mr. Rickard prostrate' in the road and unable to help himself. The injured man was removed to his home, and is slowly improving, Ten One Dollar Savntl Represents Dollars Earned. The average man Joes not save to exceed ten per cent, of his earnings. He must spend nine dollars in living expenses for every Hollar saved. In at being the case lie can not be too careful about unnecessary ex penses. Very often a few cents properlv in vested, like buying seeds for his garden, will save several dollars outlay later on. It is the same in buying Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy. It costs but a few cents, and a bottle of it in the house otten saves a doctor s bill of several dollars. For sale by Graham & Wortham. Get Your Presents Now Why wait until the last day to purchase your Christ mas gifts? Buy them while you have every opportunity to get just what you want Our line is complete, the latest designs in silks all patterns & & & & Mens Silk Handkerchiefs, 50c, 75c, $1 " Suspenders " $1, $150 " Fancy Slippers from 75c up Corvallis' only exclnsire Mens Furnishing- Store, Phone 484 Ties A. K. RUSS YES YOU CAN Learn shorthand if you study the right system, and it will not take you long either. How long? Only three to four months, if you JOIN THE SPECIAL CLASS Which will commence Jan 2, 1906, and be able to write from 100 to 150 words a minute by April 30th. Some will be able to take lectures and sermons. Eiectric Shorthand is very easy to learn, none eaiser to read and none so rapid. Yes , 2 to 3 recitations a day beginning JANUARY 2, 1905 And when you are competent we will assist you to a good position. Corvallis Business College I. E. Richardson, President. M Present Buy something that will enhance the appearence of the home. At our store a large variety of usefuL durable and attractive articles cad be had at a nominal price. Take time to look through our immense stock and you'll find just what want. We give you the best possible value for your money all the time. Here some of the things that will make a suitable gift: you are Morris Chairs, Plain and Frncy Rockers, Childrens Rockers, Dressers, Writ ing Desks, Rugs, Bamboo Stands; Bock Cases, Pictures in endless variety. goods. Cheaper than rny other store in town. Call and see for vourself. You will not be disappointed in these HOI.CENBERQ & CADY: The House Furnishers. Seeds. Red, 'White, Crimson, Alsv' a falfa clovers. Vetch, cheat, Ra -. , English and Italian Bye grass, -n grass, Timothy, Black and gray oats. Grab oak wood sawed. Vetch hay. Leave orders at Robinson and Stevenson's office or telephone to L. L. Brooks. ' . For Sale. Choice oats, vetch and cheat seed to be had at reasonable prices, either at the Corvallis or Benton County Flouiin Mills. A. W. Fischer. Wear the Rubberhide Boots and Shoes with Waterproofed Leather Bottoms, absol u t e 1 y water tight. Sold by : J. M. Nolan & Son. Baking Hour Changed. At 4.00 o'clock each da? you can have-hot cinnamon rolls, doughnuts and bread at Small's Bakery. We have the finest baker in Oregon. Butter. Trv a roll of that Maple Fron Cieamery Butter, the sweetest, cleanest and best. ' At Thatcher & Johnson's. Thatcher & Johnson have just received another car of Fancy Roll ed Barley which they are selling at one dollar per sack. Pratt is going to give away a $50 Diamond Ring this Xmas. Will you be the lucky one ? , Buy your holiday presents of Pratt and get tickets on a $50 Dia mond ring to be given away. The ladies of the' First Methodist church are to hold a housekeepers' sale Dec. 19th and 20th. On the 20th, a chicken pie dinner will be served. Watch for particulars. Wanted. ... A cook, at the Commercial res- Irene .Sproat. I taurant. Santa Claus will visit the Bazaar soon. bylva otarr. , Art Display. Art display and Christmas sale of water colors and burnt work opens Saturday Dec. 16th at residence South 8th St. . L,aura F. Pratt. Street Maxfield, hats at cost. See Mrs. Go to the Gem for best cigars. Bazaar. Bazaar. Bazaar. Dolls at cost at Hodes gun store. Bids for Wood. Bids for furnishing the Oregon Agricultural College with wood for the College year of 1906 and 1907 will be received at the office of the Clerk and Purchasing Agent up to and includine Saturdav December 30, 1905. . Call for specifications at I the College Office. OUR BIG Stock Reducing Casb Sale IS STILL ON The first day's sale weighed in cath just- ten pounds, aod every customer went out of our store more than pleased with their bargaine. Our ladies, mieeea and children shoes rat ging in price from $1.40 to $4.00 that have not only been going out in paire, but in half dozen lots, at ' 96 Cents per Pair . Come early; you "can't avoid the rush, but you can come be fore your sizes are all gone. Evfry bolt of goods in the doa-eetic department has been liv en 15 days' notice to get out ef the store at prices that ia doing the buelneBB. 1 v Everything in the house reduced (excepting groceries) for . fc F. L. MILLER Corvallis, Oregon HOME-SEEKEf If you are looking for some real good ba. Stock, Grain, Fruit and Poultry Ranches, writ? 1 special list, or come and see us. We take pler.i giving you all the reliable information you vkr , showing you over the country. AMBLER 6c WAITERS Real Estate, Loan and Insurance Gorvallis and Philomath, Oregon.