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Miss Grace Nichols has been
engaged to teach ascho l south weet of Philomath. Ciy water reot for March is due. Pay at the otBce. Mrs. Danneman and daughters now occupy the Jacoeb Taylor home. The rimoval ocoumd Wtdneiday. Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Garros left ariy thia wetk to occupy a haod fiutne new hotue in Pleduacrr, u suburb of Fortluiid. A bandeoaie elttr and pulpit for tbe German Lutheran church is tesriog cooiulttioa at Cclbeit'e. The pulpit is of panel work in Gothic design, is sextaconil In ehape and stands about six feet higti. Tfce altar 13 14 1 2 It-el in height by six fee', wide and is of very bbu.iful design and finish. Whitman college and Dallas college both claim to be in line for tbe basket ball championship of the Nortbwe-t. The re&l way to eettle it is for them all to meet. VV ou tran refused to play 0. A. C. on tbe recent tour. Whitman vas de feated Joy the Pendleton High school 15 to . 13, O. A. C. in the same hall deleated Pendleton High 33 to 9. 0. A. C. has not been Ge lea ted in two years. Dallas was de feated this year. Siiil euch thing are easily tc.tleable snd toe way 10 lo it is to play. The following Fates have been snade by Ambler & Witters: W. A. Laidlaw to Pekr H. Swansoa of IMorth Dakota, 357 acres, three miles northwest of Corvalli-, $6060; Henrietta Randall to V. E. Wt- ters, house and thre lots in Dixon's addition: Mrs. G. H. Lindeman to Henrietta. Randall, house and lot ia Dixon's addition, $l,7oo. The annual election of -officers occurred ut ths regular meetinp of the Fire Dfipartustnt last Tuesday evening. The following were elect ed: J. K. Berry, chief; John Allen, assistant chief; E. R. Lake, presi dent; Dr. Harper, vice-pret-ir'etit ; B. F. Boroelt, secretary; Lineey Sharp, treasurer; Will Colbert, steward. The chief ia to lective $2.50 far each el-inn, $ s for each 5re fiud seurstii ?5 per moith. It is to be. paid by the departoitnt. Polk County Observer: John P. VauQrs-kl, chief engineer of tbe ta and Falls City Railrocd t-aav, returaai Tarsday tve- oiag from a goiveyfcg ' trip in the Sileiz country. He ft posts .a ccn sidarablo tiiitbap when on Monday the cabin in which the party' bad beeu slaying wai disooveied bt ra id1, and all his caaps aod cote-books containing notasaaddataof nioo'hs of pain-taking work, were consum ed. The wo? k will have to be dune over at a cnelderabl2 expense, as the books contained notes oithe ut most Importance to the further con .etrueticn of the road. Isaac Poiter, fourth son of Mr -And Mrs. M. Porter of Willamette precinct, was burled yesterday id Newton cemetery. He died Wed nesday mori.iog after an illness of several weeks of kidney trouble.. He was birn August 18, I859, nn the M.' Porter farm eight miles south of Corvallis. He was marri ed January 11, 1896, and has a - daughter eight years of age. A few years ago, the hos - feaodand were were divorced. The deceased was well known through out the county his entire life having been spent in the vicinity. Notice for Publication. United States Land Office: Roseburg, Or., Feb. 1907. ' Notice is hereby given that in compliance with the provisiens of the act of congress of June 3, 1878, entitled 'An act for the sale of timber lands in the states of California, Oregon. Kevaua, and Washington Territory,' as extended to all the Jiiblic land States by act or August 4, 1S92, -James W. Walters of Monroe, county of Benton iitate of Oregon, has this day filed in this office his sworn statement No. 7817 for the purchase of the north 1-2 of northwest l-4of section No. 32 in Township H S, Eange No. 6 W, and will offer proof to show that the land sought is more valu able for its timber or stone than for agricultural purposes, and to establish his claim to said land before county cletk and clerk ot county court of Benton county, at his office at Corvallis, Oregon, - on Thursday the 16th day of May, 1907. -He names as witnesses: Ellis Hammer of Monroe, Oregon . Manley Buckingham of " " Bvron Woolridge. ot " " Clyde Graves, of . " " Any and all persons claiming adversely the tabove described lands re requested to file their claims in this office on or betore said 16th day of May, 1907. BENJAMIN L. EDDY, ' ' Register. TIMES FOR JOB PRINTING Watch this space for Bargins in : RE l 80 acres 25 in cult balance timber and pasture, new house, fair barn, tame fruit. 3 1-2 miles from town. This is a bargain at $1,500, terms -2 cash balance on time to suit at 6 per cent. 17 acres, 8 acres in cult, fair house, good barn, fine fruit, well watered, -some timber and pasture. A fine little home and a bargain at $1,300 Terms, to suit 2 1-2 miles from town, near school. . . 5 acres, well improved, good house and bam, fine frtuV'good water. One mile' from town. Price $1,800. .... AMBLER 6c WAITERS Wheat is 60 cents in the local market. Oats is 35. Sherman Gleason is now em ployed as head man in the saw. mill of Feller Bros near Hubbard, Mar ion county. Samples of candy confections from the Winkley candy store , that have reached the composing room of the Times office are of rare quality and toothsome beyond compare. At the annnal election of offi cers lor the Farmers Fire Relief Ass' n. held at Butteville, C. A. Bareinger of Benton county was re-elected treasurer. -The Wills boarding ;hall for students is temporarily vacant. J. W. Smith who hasoccupied it since the holidays moved out Wednes day. Failure of owner and tenant to agree is understood to have been the reason for the change. Canv?rser- Madam, I would like to show you the beautiful silver forks that we are giving a way with every half dozen bars of skinflint soap. Lady of the house. We don't never eat with forks in this house. They leak. The snag boat which has been operating on the upper Willamet te for two or three months has completed i'.s work in these parts for the present and gone to Port land. It is the understanding that she will be laid up for a couple of weeks for repairs. . There are many changes in the school law as a result of the late legislative session. Superin tendend Ackerman having the amendments printed in.pimph- let form, and they will be ready lor, distribution as soon the change goes into elfect which will be about the 25th of May. Each district is entitled to a copy for each school officer and at the proper time they wiu De obtained at tbe county superintendent s office. Besides the other many attrac tions at the big All- Benton School Fair next summer, the annual teachers institute of the county will be in session. The first con vention of school boards provided for in new legislation at the late session will be held at the same tme. The chairman of every board of directors in the county is a delegate and he will receive two dollais for his days attendance on the convention. The following real estate trans fers have been filed at the court bouse: Elizabeth J. Moore and hus to J. A. Harper and wf. one lot in block 6 $900 . James L- Osburn and wf. to E. J. Harrington lot 8 in bloct 3, $450. .United States to W. J Warfield 162 acres in Alsea. Alvin Knapp and wf. to J. D. Garman 324 acres northwest of Corvallis $2500. State of Oregon to Alvan Knapp 324 acres north west of Corvallis $405. F. W. Holmes 20 acres near Albany$i. Administrator's Sale of R al Prop erty. In the Matter of the Estate of Henry Holroyd, Deceased. Notice is hereby given that nnder and in pur suance of an order ot sale made by the county court of the state of Oregon, for Benton county on the 9th day of February A. D. 1907, in the aoove entitled matter, the undersigned as ad ministrator of the estate of Henry Holroyd, de ceased, will from and after Thursday, the 2lst day of March, 1907. rjroceed tn sell at m-ivntft snip to thft hicrhaat. Mrt der for cash in hand,, subject to the confirms - tion of aid court, all the following described real property, to-wit: Lots one (1), two (2), eleven (11) and twelve (12), Block Four (4), Rayburn's Addition to the City of porvallls, in Benton ceunty, Oregon. Said sale being made for the purpose of paying claims against said estate, and charges and expenses of adminibtiatlon, remaining unpaid. Said sale will be made subject to the dcwer interest ot Al ice Holroyd, Widow ol Henry Holroyd, deceas ed, in and to the above described premises. Dated, this February H, 1907. W. S. McFABDEN, Administrator ot the estate of Henry Holroyd, deceased. . ., . NOTICE. I will pay the highest Mark, et price in cash for Poultry, hogs, veal calves etc. at Bolden's grocery store corner Second & Monroe streets opposite Corvallis Hotel. Your cash is always ready and a square deal guaranteed to all. Thoa. Bonlderj. PIANO TUNING up to May ist. at special prices. Also music tought in all grades of difficulty. Frank A. White, phone. 405. Corvallis, Ore. : EST AT Miss Helen Steiwer left for home yesterday, after a visit at the Withycombe home. John Withycombe returned yesterday from a visit to his parents in ' Portland.. To telephone or telegraph Is always futile labor; If you'd spread news just notify Your wife to teleneighbor. A marriage license was issued to Harry C. Miller and Mabel P. Heisner Wednesday. The cere mony is scheduled for Sunday. -Invitations have been received in this city announcing the wedd ing of Miss Louise Webber to Dr. Miller, a Portland dentist. March 12th is the date. In the probate court, the ad ministratrix of the estate of C. G. Felger has filed her inventory as follows: real property $2500, per sonal $2100. , Mrs. Etta Lee who recently sold her home to B. W. Johnson has moved into rooms in Mrs. M. E Lee's home. Mr. and Mrs. John son win snortiy occupy tneir new puichase. A large delegation of OAC stud ents is preparing to go to McMmn- ville next Friday to attend the state oratorical contest. The OAC orator is J. G. Schroeder of Port land. A special round trip rate of $3 has been secured for the occasion. Oren Howard vs S. M. How ard is the title of a divorce case filed in the. clerk's office. The couple were married in 1872 m Lane county. Desertion desertion by the defendant is alleg and a dissolution of the marriage, costody of a fourteen . year old daughter and cost of the - suit are asked by the plaintiff. William Ray Dilly, of class 1900, OAC, is located at Little Falls, Washington. He. is the secretary of the Still Water Lum ber Co. with Ben. S. Olsoa, president. Mr. Dilley has served also as treasurer and manager of the Still Water Lumber Co. At the present time be is one of the Board of Directors of the Lumber Manufacturers' agency at Centralia and last but not least, citizens' of Kings Valley where Mr, Dilley torraeriy lived will be interested m the fact that the young man is the present mayor of the city cf Little alls. A man at work forty feet in the air, and at times snugly cover ed by a tent that keeps the rain off as he whistles and plods at his task, is at times a familiar scene on the street. The workman is a telephone lineman, and he is engag ed in soldering cables. He is sus pended from a wire cable that is strung to the tops of fifty foot poles and by a. handy contrivance the tent is spread over him. Beneath, an assistant by use of a rope sends up such materials or tools as are required, and the work- goes on a pace, regardless of the Oregon rain that passes that way. Notice of Sewer Assessment. Notice is hereby given that the Common Council ofthe City of Corvallis. has assessed upon each lot, or part thereof, ascertained and determined by the report of the viewers to be specially bene fitted by the sewer constructed through Blocks H" and ,G" in Avery's Addition to Corvallis, and Block No. 13, original town ol Marysville, now Corvallis, Oregon, its proportionate share of the cost of such sewer as found by such viewers, and that the foUowing is a description of the sev eral lots, or parts thereof so assessed, a statement of the names of the owner or owners of such lot, or part thereof, jf known, and of the sum assessed upon eacn lot, or part tnereoi. I T3rtr,V TI ;n Avpro'a Arlrlit-inn tr r r10CK ,.n. . ln. AVery 8 AOCU.UOD 10 Said City ot Uorvallie. Lot No. 1, Lot No. 2, Owner, Emory Allen, S32.O0 82.00 32.00 32.00 32.00 32.60 32.00 32 00 32.00 32.00 32 00 32 00 Lot No. S, ' ' " Lot No. 1, " Ella RickardV Lot No. 5, " Lot No. 6, " Lot No. 7, , ". Lot No. 8, " . " Lot No. 9, Lot No. 10, " lEmbry Allen, Lot so 11, Lot No. 12, ' . Block "G" in Avery's Addition to Said City of Corvallis. Lot No. 1, Owner, Jesse S, Flint, t32.00 32.00 82.00 32,00 S2.00 32.00 32.00 32.00 32,00 32 00 32 00 Lot No. 2, 1JX no. a,: Lot No. 4, Lot No. 5, Lot No, 6, Lot No. 7, Lot No, 3, Lot No. 9, Lot No. 10, Mary Helen Hunter, Sarah L.3authorn, Emma Finley, '. Ross C. Finley, -McCauley Porter, ' Lot NO. 11, Lot Nov .4.2, 32 o0 Block No. I3, Original' Town of Marysville No wCity ; of cryallis. Lot No. U-Owner, Ehoda Taylor, 32.00 Lot No. 2, v'.i-.: - 32.00 Lot No. 3, ' Etta E. Downer, ti 32.06 Lot No. 4, ' John R. Wright, 32.00 , Frank Wright, ; ... . Abble Wright. Hatue-stevens, Joseph C.Wright, I-'a Wright and Mattie Davidson. H. H. Abel E.H. Taylor,. . . . U vl.j .... LOt No. 5, Lot No. 6, Lot No. 7, Lot No. 8, Lot No. 9, Lot No. 10, LotNoUl. Lot No. 12, 32.00 32:00 32.00 -82.00 v 32.00 .t Barbara KehL 32.00 '32.00 j.r82,C0 ' The foregoing assessments were entered in the docket of City Liens of the City of Corvallis on the 16th. day of February,-1907, and if the sum ot money assessed as aforesaid upon any snob - lot or part thereof, is not paid to the City Treasur er ot the City of Corvallis within five days' after the date of the final publication hereof, as "here inafter noted, such sm will draw Interest at the rate ot eight per cent. per. annum after the- .ex piratlonoi such time, and a warrant will isBue directing the chief-of police 61 said city to levy upon and sell such lot or part, thereof : to satisfy such assessment. . ; , Date ot final publication March 1. 1907. U-'.i - - J.F.YATES, ;; Pli Judge, City ot Corvallis." a yI,rr JXFolger&C GqpS&te 1 0NGP01 j. .A. m Attention Farmers! I Want Your Eggs and Butter Alway Pay Highest Market Price and You get Full Weight and Measure! Handle Everything, Come VICTOR The Grocer. We are not inclined writing advertisements and customers speak for OUR TRADE IS GROWING FAST, WE WANT YOUR TRADE. WILL ASSURE SATISFACTION G, B Diamond W Coffee Is a blend . of the Richest Favored and most aromatic Coffee grown. Carefully ; selected; Thoroughly mixed : ' .tr: ' - .of Scientifically blended Correctly Roasted HODES' PHONE "2031 Absolutely Pure NO ADULTERATION Pure Cream Tartar and 'Pure Bicarbonate Soda Only iSOLD on MERIT Folger & CO. San Fnmcco P. MOSES B3 Doming, - dS to spend much time m tfft we prefer to let our goods fj themselves. j3 Renting A Good Cup Coffee can be made from Diamond "W" Brand Flavor Strength The four essentials of Perfect Coffee . STRENGTH FLAVOR UNIFORMITY PURITT which combined delight the most delicate Palate and Educated Taste ; . 7 GROCERY. ScSee Notice of Final Account. Notice is hereby given that .the undersigned Anna Seckler, has filed in the county, court ot tho slate of Oregon, for Benton county, her final account as administratrix of the estate ol W 11 liam Seckler, deceased, and that the said court has fUed Saturday, the9tb day of March, 1907, at 9:30 o'clock A. M., at the court room ol said county court ln Corvallis, Benton count-, state of Oregon, as the time and place (or bearing ob jections to said final account and the settlement of said estate. All persons having objections to said fiscal account are hereby required to pre senile same to said county oourt on or before the lme so fixed for the hearing of said fin ji. account. ANNA SECKLER, Administratrix ol the estate of William Seck ler. deceahed. Dated this oth day of February, 1907. Notice t Creditors. Id the Matter of the Estate i of ( A. J. L. Catoe, deceased. Notice is hereby given to all persons concerned that tbe undersigned has been duly appointed executor of the last will and testament ot said A. J .L. Cator, deceased, by the county court of Benton county, state of Oregon. All persons having claims against said estate of said A. J. L. Cator, deceased, are hereby required to present the same, with the proper vouchers dulv verifi ed as by law reaulred. within six months 1mm i the date hereof, to the undersigned nt his retl- uence tnree miles hou'n of Philomath, Oregon, or at the law office of E. E. Wilson, In Corvallis, Oiegon. Datod this Eebruary 1. 1907. BEKTIE P. CATOR, Executor of the lai-t will and testament of A.J. L. Oator, dtceaBed. Notice of Final Settlement Notice is hereby given that the undersigned hag filed her final account ln the estate of Louisa J. Stewart, deceased, .in the county court of the state of Oregon for Beuton county, sitting in probate, and Saturday the 9th day of March, 1907, at 2 o'clock in the afternoon, at the ortJce of the county j udge ln the court house ln Corvallis, Oregon, Is the time and place nixed lor hear ing objections, if any, to said final account and the settlement thereof. Dated this 6th day of February, 1907. HENRIETTA RANDALL. Executrix of said estate of LOUISA J. STEW ABT, Deceased. CITATION. In the County Court of the State of Oregon for Benton County. In the matter of the estate of T. Eg in ton Hogg, deceased. To Naomi C. Hogg, William Pinkney Whyte, William Burke, William Egenton Burke and Emelie C. Bentley, and to all others unknown, Greeting : IN THE NAME OF THE STATE OP i OREGON, you and each of you -are hereby cited and required to appear in the County Court of the State of Oregon for the County of Benton, at the Court Room thereof, at the City of Corvallis, in the said Coun'y of Benton, on the 6th day of April, 1907, at ten o'clock in the forenoon of that day. and then and there show cause, if any you have, wny tne petition of the administrator in the above entitled estate should not be grant ed and an order made to sell tho following aescriDea real estate, to wit: Lots five (5) and six (6) in block five (5), and lot one (1) in block six (S) in the Town of Corvallis; Lots five (5) and six (6) in block two (2) of Fractional River Blocks in Avery's Addition to Corvallis, Benton County, Oregon. The following property situated in Polk County. Oreson. to wit : Beginning at a point 26 rods east of the soutneast corner of lot number three (3) in fractional block one (1), 'in i-iill's Addition to the Town of Independ ence, in Polk County,- Oregon; running thence north four rods, thence east to the Willamette River, tnence south 4 rods, thence west to the place of beginning, 'lhat certain river lot four rods wide by eight rods long and the building thereon, and situated directly north of and adjoining the river lot formerly owned by Smith & Van duyn, and conveyed by them to T.- Egenton -Hogg, both of said lots the one here de scribed and the one conveyed by the said Smith & Vanduyn being situated on the west bank of the Willamette River at Inde pendence, in Polk County, Oregon. The following real property in Lincoln County : Lot number 2, Section 31, and southwest quarter of the northwest quarter of Section 32 : Lot No. 1 Section 31 ; Northwest quarter ot the northwest quarter or Section isz ; East ' one half of the south west quarter of Section 29.!and east one half of the northwest quarter of Section 32 ; the west one half of the southwest Quar ter of section .29 ; lots 3 and 4 of Section 30 ;: lot No. lof Section 19; lot No. 2 of Section 19 ; lot No. 3 of Section 19 ; and the southwest quarter of the southwest quarter of Section 20 ; the west one half of the northwest quarter of Section 29 and lots 1 and 2 of Section 30 ; the south one half of the northeast quarter of the southeast quarter of Section 14 ; the southeast quarter of the southeast quarter of Section ; said the southwest quarter of the samnweit jquarter of Section 24 ; tne southeast Quarter of the northwest ouarter. the south naif of the northeast quarter, and - the northeast quarter of the soutneast quarter of Section 26 ; the qiorthwest quar ter of the northwest quarter of Section 26 ; the northeast quarter of the northwest ouar ter of Section 26 ; the southeast quarter ot the northwest quarter of Section 23 ; tne north half of the southwest quarter, and -pthe southeast quarter of the southwest quar ter of Section 23; lots .l, 2 and 3 in Section 28. All of the tide and overflowed lands on the- shore of Yaquiha Bay, in front of lot 8 in Section 27, and lots 1, 2 and 3 in Section 28, and lying between tne meander, line of said lots on iaquina Bay and low water mark, covering about 23.50 acres ; the undivided one-half interest in lots num ber 1 and 2 and the south half of the north west quarter of Section 10 ; all situated in Township 11 south, " Range 11 west of the Willamette Meridian in Lincoln County, Oregon. Also the following real property situated in Benton, Polk and Lincoln counties, Ore gon, to wit: All of Section 31 in Township 10 south. Range 5 west ; south half of northeast quarter; northwest quarter of southeast quarter and northeast quarter of southwest quarter of Section 11, Township 11 south, Range 6 west; lots 1 and 2, and tne north half of the north west quarter of Section 15 in Town ship 11 south. Range 6 west; the west half of the southwest quarter, east half of southeast quarter of Section 33, Townsnip 12 south, Range 6 west; the west half of the northwest quarter of Section 19, Town ship 11 south, Range 7 west ; south half of southeast quarter, and .south half of southwest quarter of Section 29, Township 9 south. Range 8 west ; all of Section 31, Township 9 south. Range 8 west; all of Section 33, xownship 9 south, Range 8 west ; north half of northwest quarter, southeast quarter of northwest 'quarter of Section 3, Township 11 south, Range a west; east half of southeast quarter, east half of northeast quarter, northwest quar ter of northeast quarter and northwest quar ter of Section 19, Township 10 south. Range 9 west; all of Section 21, Township 10 south, Range 9 west; all ot ejection 3, Township 10 south, Range 9 west; north half of southeast quarter of Section 25, Township 11 south. Range 10 , east ; southwest. quar ter of soutneast quarter, west half of north west quarter and southwest quarter of oec tion 19, Township 12 south. Range 6 west; south half ot Section 9, Township 11 south. Range 9 west; southeast quarter of north east quarter of Section 1, Township 11 south, xtange 8 west; southwest quarter of northeast quarter of Section li Township 12 south, Range 8 west. Said sale is for the purpose of raising money to pay claims against said estate. You are further notified that this citation ia uMul iinnn vnu and each of Vol! hv nub- Urn ti nil thereof, ln toe corvaius lime newspaper four weeks under' an order made bv the Hon. E. Woodward, Judge of said nf nn tna 12th dav of. February. 1907. Witness the Hon. E. Woodward, Judge of the ... nf tho HlntA nf flraffnn for A. D. 1907. , . Attest : T. T. VlNCBNl", Clerk'.