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If ) E BENTON DEMOCRAT; CORVMiUS. . . . . MARCH 1,1873: Money Market.' Greenbacks, bny'g 87 I Greenbacks, selTg 88 Sold in New Vork 113 , UST OF AGENTS. The following named persons are author- lzed to receive ana receipt ior subscription and advertising for this paper : Sew York Geo. P. Rowell & Co. San Francisco .... .L. P. Fisher. Portland Theo. L. Smith. East Portland . . Major Johnson Corvallis.... . W. B. Privett Newport...;... .... ;.....Bufus McLane Newton... .- ....E. N. Sawtelle Toledo i ...... .....H. B. Thrasher -'Starr's Point .....Robert Herron Philomath John Wells King's Valley Britt. Wood Alsea ... i ... . . . . .' . , i . . J. Holgate Summit....... ...Sub. Mulkey Salem J. B. McClane , Albany.. ..;..J. J. Whitney Scio..... .... .... .... ...J. C. Head Dallas Lycurgus Vineyard Junction City.... Louis Salomon Jacksonville J. S. Herrin . Emptre City ....... . ; . . .". . Hairy Howard POOTOFFICE REGISTER. iPosfOflice Corner of Main and Jeffer- . . s. - ami etmulto Malls Arrives -CI . from Albany (North and South),. Daily, at !'.--" 3:30 Win. T a. From PortlandJyja Westside), Daily, at tofMjr- 4:00 p. m. . From Yaquina Bay, Weekly, Saturday, at . ' :uu p. in. Mails Denitrt: For Albany (North and South), Daily at 8:45 a. in. For Portland (via Westside), Daily, at 6:00 a. m. For Yaquina Bay, Weekly, Monday, at v:uua. m. Malls Closet For Albany (North and South), Daily, at 8:30 a. m. For Portland (via Westside), Daily, " at 8:00 p. m. ....... For Yaquina Bay, Weekly, Sundays, at 8:uu p. m. Office Hours From 7:30 a. nr. to 8 p. m, Sundays Office open 30 minutes after Arrival of Kastern mail. Money Order Office nonrs from 9 a. m. tOU p.m. J. A. II AN JS A, f; 31 TOWK AXD COUNTRY. Cokvallis College. Miss Clara Watt, of Astoria, euters upon the discharge of her duties in the Priniarv Department of this institution on Monday next. This College is now prepared to accommodate a larger number of pupils than ever before, . having a most efficient corps of teachers. Especial attention will be given young children. Professor Emery informs us that a new term begins on the 17th of March, and students entering now will be clnrged but ior one term, thus receiving the benefit of the remaining portion of the unexpired session. At Peoria. Rev. D. K. Nesbitpreach- ed at Peoria, on lust Saturday and Sabbath. He reports large and attentive audiences, fend thinks that the Church of wh'wh he is pastor will erect a suitable house of wor ship at that place during the coming sum mer. During the summer months, services will be conducted in the open air, scats be ing arranged in a shady grove. Mr. Nes- hlt speaks in very favorable terms of the moral, mental, and temporal prospects" of the people in that vicinity. Going Below. Mr. L. Fox, of Albany, Informs us that he intends starting for Han Francisco on the next steamer, for the pur pose of purchasing an immense stock of spring and summer goods for the houses of O. Fox & Bro., at thU place and Albany Leo says that they intend to show the pco pie that goods can be sold at prices to cor respond with the present hard times. Oneatta Mills. Sol. King informs us that lie has purchased the steam saw-mill at Oneatta, and intends to go down to the Bay as soon as he can close up his business in this city. While we regret to lose such cfitizeus, we congratulate our Iriends on the Bay, and bespeak for Mr.; King a cor dial welcome to his new home. . . , Minstrels. The Corvallis Minstrels, having met with such flattering success, at their entertainment on the 21st tilt., have started on a trip through the Valley. On Tuesday evening, they performed at Mon mouth, and did well. We understand that they are nightly greeted by crowded houses Success attend them. The Boats. Though not favored with the advertisement, we publish the follow ing steamboat notice for the benefit of our readers: The steamer Fannie Patton will leave Corvallis every Tuesday and Friday. The Alice, every Wednesday and Satur day, for down the river. - Sermon on the Observance of Sunday. Services will be held in the Chapel of the Good Samaritan, on Sunday next, at the usual hours : 11 a. in. and 7 p. m. The sermon at the eve'ning service will be on the subject of the " Proper Observance "of the Lord's Day." ' ; Pb. E, O. Smith, the well known Den tist of Albany, will be in this city on Mon day, the third of March, to attend to any professional business that may require his attention. Those desiring first class den tal work, should paste this in their hats. . The Difference. Wheat i3 carried from New York to Liverpool at the rate of nine cents per bushel ; while the O. & C. R. R. charge the same price to carry It from Gervais to Portland. . . ' " Catholic Services. Services at the Catholic Church on Sunday., next,, at the usual hour, 10:3d. Vespers will commence At S:30 p. m. - Lecture at 4 p.' m., on Purity and Love." Postponed. The contemplated exewv slon by the Annie Stewart has again been postponed until next Monday. ; ; Closing Exercises. -t - v At both the Public Schools'of this city, examinations and literary exercises, took -place yesterday. At the - t . .... NORTH SCHOOL, . , i Besides the regular examinations and ex ercises, B. B. Biddle, Esq., deliverer,, a very interesting lecture, entitled K OSr Boys" The speaker gave good advice to parents, in regard to the manner of in structing their sons, and was listened to with marked attention. Messrs. Belfils an! E. W. Biddle furnished excellent, music at the close of the exercises. " The students showed a decided progress in their studies, and bore their examination cred itably. At the ' SOUTH SCHOOL The examinations and literary exercises were very interesting, each pupil evincing a thorough training. At both' places a large number of visitors were present, all of whom expressed entire satisfaction. The new term opens next Monday, and we would urge upon all the necessity of having their children promptly in attend ance, v- - Still Delated Some' time 1 ago we mentioned the cause of the prolonged de lay in opening of the light at Cape Foul- weather to have been occasioned by a por tion of the lenses not being of the proper size or fitness. These were returned and Major Robert telegraphed East for the necessary articles. Recently, during a heavy gale, this material was thrown ;pverboard from the steamer on -which it had been shipped. The light will not now be put in operation for several months, , JvIbhabt.Associatios; Workmen: have been engnged during the week putting up and otherwise arranging the Library As sociation Booms, preparatory to classify ing the books. Three hundred and sixteen volumes have been purchased, at a cost of $500, and a large number of contributions have been received.. ' Next week- we will give a list of the latter for the benefit ot those wishing to contribute. Malicious Mischief. We were lately shown, at the store of Fox Bro's. a pair of gum. boots .which some mischievous wretch had wantonly cut and destroyed . This act 13 one which deserves the most severe censure ; and any punishment that our statutes provide for cases of this kind. should be inflicted to the fullest extent, That Revolver. While in Portland, this week, Mr. I. M;-King, of the Herald, showed us the revolver given him by pop ular voice, at the German Festival last month. It is a Smith & Wesson, silver mounted, and with it the lucky reporter can hit a saw mill, at fifty paces, three times out of five. x Lively Last Monday the boys made things quite lively in our town. Either a fresh importation of fighting whiskey, or the warm sunshine had an exhilarating effect on the young bloods, resulting in about a half dozen knock downs and a slight increase in the revenues of the city. Accident at- Canby. On last Thurs day morning, while the freight train was lying at Canby, a brakesman named Thos Fennimore, while uncoupling some cars, fell between two, as the train. was backing, and six cars passed over him, completely severing a leg and an arm. Champions of the Bed Cross. An en campment of this order was instituted in Albany last Friday night, by Deputy Grand Commander Winnie. JM. V. Brown is boss of the establishment, and promises to erect one of the same kind in Corvallis To Sell Out We learn that our friend James Martin, of Long Tom, has deter mined to sell his farm, purchase town property in Corvallis, amd embark in some kind of business. Jimmy has made a fortune by farming, and proposes to live Stages between this place and Albany are now making excellent time, and are generally well filled bol. King is deserv edly popular as a mail contractor, and we hear fewer complaints in regard to mail and stage matters than is usual . Commenced Operations. F. E. Kobin son & Bro's.. sawmill resumed operations last Tuesday. A large raft of logs was floated down from Mary's river on Wed nesday, and this mill is now prepared to fill all orders that may offer. Hotel Change. We are informed that A. B. McCounell Esq. will retire from the management of the City Hotel, in a few days. It is said that E. D. Thorne, of Yaquina Bay, will take charge of the Hotel. - Justice's Court. The following busi ness has been transacted in Justice Priv ett's Court since our last issue : J. H. Stewart & Co. vs. Thompson Har ris ; civil action to recover money ; settled. Sign Stolen. Henry Dohse informs us us that some person has stolen the insur ance sign from his door. The party who took it will hear of something to his ad vantage by returning it. Farm Sold We learn that Mr. M. Porter has purchased the large tract of land owned by Lewis Dennis, some ten. miles south of this place. The piice paid was about $12 per acre.1 Sold Out. Sol King, that prince ot Stable keepers, has sold his stable and a portion of his stock, to Dr. Bayley. Mr. King is going to locate on Yaquina Bay. ; Young gentlemen, wishing information in regard to the ."Hen- Convention,?' can obtain the same by applying at Judge Privett s office. ', School Books J. A. Hanna,at the Post office, received a fine lot of school books and notions by last steamer. L.Fox, the week. S. 'Montgomery,. town several dajv W. T. Bryc on Wedues Mf.-,aTU:'A.- Y Bay lasvMonday, with the sherifl s H. Flickeneer arrive. has been gone several inu. . to his trienas in trie jiiast.. , Wm. Flierlner. of Portland! .c Tuesday, on a visit to his iriendV- city, and to attend to business; .. Ben. Simpson was in town the lt. the week. We understand that he intuit locating with his family in this city. s "i. Hiram Smith, of Harrisburg,' called: i laef- 'Pnoalair ITa vtraa in fnwn ftn us last town business, and returned'-to his' home on? Wednesday. W. W.'Kiger, for niany years propria tor of Kieer's Hotel, in this cityv left for the Souna country, on Thursday, uegoesf tor the purpose or looking tor a Dusiuess opening. 4 ; - ... Sunday School Concert. . . " On: Smidjiy'jnext the M. E. Sunday School will hold its second. monthlycon cert, at 2 o'clock p. m.T; ; Following is the ' ; - programme: ' vxS,-1-Openlng Song . . .. . . V. . . . .'. iv".'. . School Address . . . . . . . ..... . -B. E J Biddle Duet and Chorus , The Little Brown Church Dialogue ............ .The Flower Garden Song '. .. .... .. .School Recitation ....... . .... .......... Solo and Chorus . . . . Let the Dead and the ' ' : Beautiful Best Dialogue.... .... .... ....Choice of Zones Song.... .. ..... ...School Recitation.... .An appeal for the Missions Solo and Chorus. Scatter Seeds of Kindness Dialogue.. One, Two, Three, Four, Five, Six, Seven Quartette The Sweet By-and-By Closing Song ......School Benediction.1 Hunting Party. One of W. F. & Co.'s railroad agents, tired of the daily routine, concluded to take a hunt. He provided himself with several cans of powder, a bag of shot, two fowling-pieces, etc., and embarked on Thursday's train for Canby Before reaching his destination, without the slightest suspicion on his part, a friend threw the powder overboard, . filled the cans with sand, placed two heavy wads in the guns, removed the ramrod screws, and the last we saw or our gallant hunter, as the train was leaving Canby, he was pick ing the tubes of one of his pieces, and pa tiently priming with black sand, entirely innocent of the practical joke perpetrated upon him. ".Where's Your Way-Bill?" A good story was told us In Albany, last Sunday night. Nick Sprenger sent up an extra, on that day, which arrived a few minutes before the regular stage. McConnell, the agent, suddenly awakened from his after noon nap, ran out as the extra drove up, and with a bewildered air asked the inno cent Jehny '" Where's your way-bill." Never carry one," was the reply, and after a prodigious scratching of his head, Mac. discovered his mistake New Agent. We have appointed The odore L. Smith agent for the Benton Democrat at Portland . That gentleman is hereby authorized to receive and receipt for advertising and subscriptions for us. His office is on the southeast corner of Front and Stark streets. ' j Telegraph Office The office of the Western Union Telegraph will not be closed as reported, but has been removed to Allen & Woodard's drugstore. . Joseph Purdom, the gentlemanly operator is on hand to send your dispatches and take your coin. Library Association. Mr. Bayburn, Secretary of the Library Association, de sires us to say that the first assessment of the Association Fund is due and payable, and all persons thus indebted, are request ed to call and pay the same. Pet Deer. C. B. Wells brought into town last night three pet deer, which he has had for several years, having sold them to Dr. Pl'ummer, of Albany, who Intends to send them to Illinois. Fob Junction. Miss Maria Murray, of this city, leaves her numerous friends, this morning, for a sojourn at Junction. The young folks of Corvallis will miss her smiling countenance. ; ! - Smelt We are indebted to the accom modating host Jack Alphln for a mess of excellent smelt. Jack always has the deli cacies of the season on his table. Sold Out. Thomas Eglin has disposed of his interest in the draying business in this city to his brother, James M. Eglin, who will continue the business. r ; f Stanton House We hear it stated that Jack Alphln has leased this popular hotel, and ' will take possesion on Monday or Tuesday next. . SPECIAL NOTICES. Dr. Hooper's Female Pills Established fifty years, have a world-wide reputation as a certain remedy in all female difficul ties. Beware of worthless and cheap imi tations. Get the genuine, new style, sugar-coated; forty pills in each box, with full directions. Price, $1. Address all orders: . i - HOOPER & CO., P. O. Box 2433j Philadelphia, Pa : ' 35-yl . EXCIXSIOR "LODGE NO." 0, I. O. O. T., Meets every Saturday evening at Templars Hall, over Gazette Printing Office All mem per" in good standing are invited to attend. By order of the . W. C.-T. E.N.r the Bay B. If was WW accorv.. fallof jnt"the med In. a hilis to jilSw.-jr ? "TBBCHRisriJur Messenger Is a first class .family newspaper. Sent 'to any ad dress, until January 1, 1874, for $2. Ad dress T. F. Campbell, Publisher, Mon mouth, Oregon. - ---' 1 , '. -Change of orME.Trains on the O. & C B. B., now meet at Tangent at 12:35 Trains from the North arriv at Albany at 12:15: lrom the South arrive at 12:55. New Ads. Next week a number of Portland, Salem and Albany advertise ments will appear in our columns. The Lafayetto Courier dons a new dress this week. Trains on the C. P. R. R. have all been snowed in. -- v No tidings of the Geo. S. "Wright. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. r e asr tis. t h y. DR. E. O, SMITH, OF ALBANY, Will Pay a Tisit to CorVallis on MONDAY, MARCH 3, 1873. Parties desiring should BOOMS AT First Class Dental work, give him a call. . THE CITY HOTEL. 2-44tf RES T.A.TJ HAJST T ! A. NEW IJJEA.r FRESH YAQUINA BAY OYSTERS HOT LUNCH AT ALL H0IJP.S OF THE NIGHT, SEEVED IN THE BEST OF STYLE, " , .. .'. .AT... . ALLPHIN'S RESTAURANT, MAIN ST., CORVALLIS. ' ; ; 2-44tf SEALER IN SCHOOL BOOKS, . (STATIOINEBY, NEWSPAPERS AND PERIODICALS, TOBACCO, CIGARS, PIPES, ECT. ETC. FIRE INSURANCE AGENCY. LEGAL TENDERS B0U0HT AND SOLD. A Eeal Estate Agency, For the Sale and Lease of Property, J. A. HANNA. Post Office, Corvallis, Oregon. v2n42yl. NEW BARBEE SHOP! HALE BACEENST0, : i : : Proprietor. MAIN STREET. Shaving, Shampooing, Hair Cutting, Dyeing, Etc, In the Highest Style of the Profession. To the Ladies : Particular attention paid to Ladies' Hair Cutting, Dressing and Curling. Corvallis, July 86, 1872. -- 2:14tf Now is the Time! P. P. GREFFOZ. TWO DOOES SOUTH OF THE CITY HOTEL, ' CORVALLIS, OREGON. Has just received a fine assortment of Clocks, Watches, Jewelry, &c; which he offers for sale at low prices, . - ... -. . ? - . SOLE AGENT FOR CRESCENT SPECTACLES Particular attention given to repairing Clocks, Watches, Jewelry, -&c. at reason able prices. . Satisfaction guaranteed, .. . no. U. 1nlv6tf. JOHN DUNCAN SADDLES & HARNESS. Carriages trimmed and Job Work done up on short notice and at reasonable rates. . MAIN STREET, CoKTitus, Oregon. - vlnoSTyl.. rb.."f.rv-". 1ATE FIRE! 11 IN" CSr - - -. . 5MS. v ' v HUNTER,; ' SIS, "OREGON, . . bhop-rDpposite rMax. Friendly's- Store, All work executed with neatness and dis patch. 2-40yl READ THIS ADVERTISEMENT, , AND WRITE FOR OUR MANUAL OFi EVERGREENS, AMD SAVE In Buying and Planting your Trees, FIFTY PER CENT Price, 10 cents worth $5 00 to any tree- pianter. , ' PINNEY & Co., 2:40ra4.. Sturgeon Bay, Wis. PATRONIZE HOME INSTITUTIONS ! THE CALIFORNIA MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE CO., OP SAN FRANCISCO, Capital, U. S. Gold Coin : $100,000 00 Guarantee Fund : : : : 250,000 00 Assets, January 1, 1871 : 546,245 76 Liaouiues : : : : .: : ioa,im 47 THOS. A. BALL, R. G. SNEATH, jrresiaent. v ice President. Home Board of Directors. Thos. A. Ball, Thos. H. Holt, B. G. Sneath, L. L. Robinson, M. D. Sweeney, Adam Grant, -John T. Doyle, D. O. Mills, R. B. Swain, R. F. Morrow, Thomas Bell, William Durling, A. H. Bose, M. S. Latham, Lloyd Tevis, J. Mora Moss, James T. Boyd, J. M. McDonald, N. (Jr. Kittle, w . s. i.add, J. H. Goodman. John Crockett, : : : Secretary. HOME OFFICE, 323 CALIFORNIA ST. THE CHEAPEST RATES OF PREMIUMS CONSISTENT WITH ENTIRE AND PERFECT SAFETY TO i THE INSURED. . Loans all Surplus Funds Upon Real Es' tate Security within the State. OREGON DIRECTORS : W. S. Ladd, W. II. Efflnger, W. L. Halsey, W. B. Cardwell, F. A. Bancroft, Hamilton Boyd, J. R. Fairish. JNO. A. WATLAND, General Agent, 72 First Street, Portland; W 1 It . I H, I V E T T, Agent at Corvallis, Oregon. .:.' ' : 2:38yl ' " - BOOTS AND SHOES. H. M. RUSS, ; BOOT A.1S S H O 13 MANUFACTURER. MAIN STREET, OPPOSITE CITY HOTEL. All of My TTork is Warranted. II. M. RUSS. CctRVAZ.ua, Oregon. ' vlno48tf. BOOTS.BOOfS- S. H. LOOK, MANUFACTURER OJF , Gentlemen's First Class Boots. MAIN STREET, ,' (Four Doors South ot the City Hotel,) , CORVALLIS. ' August 2, 1872 . 2:15yl D. B. IHVIJf. FRANK QKITOKICXSOK. IRVIN&.HENDRICKSON, . : ' MAKERS. C0RALLIS -Oregon. Boots and shoes made and repaired on short notice and at reasonable rates. All work warranted. 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