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THE CORVALUS GAZETTE.
FRIDAY. AUGUST 31, 1900. Ladies' Silk Waists Good material. Good workman ship. New Styles. $7 to $10 each. Underskirts Mercenized cottou. Looks like silk. Wears as well as silk. Pop ular colors. $1.50 to $2.2-5 each Taffeline For fine skirt liuings and for shir waits. Twelve shade. 50 cents per yard. S, E Young & Son, Albany, Oregon. LOCAL NEWS. Prof. McElfresh is home from his OUting at the coast. President Gatch left Tuesday for a visit to Portland -ind Seattle. Prof. Cordley is on a tour of hor ticultural investigation in Ooos county. Prof. I. M. Glen and wife, of Eugene, are visiting at the home of E. R. Bryson. People of weak lungs should go to Bert Barnhirt. He has a lung- tester of the latest patent. Mi3S Mamie Cauthorn returned last week from San Francisco, where she had been for pianoforte instruction. Charlev Heckart wore the "star Tuesday night during the absence of C. B. Wells, who was on a visit to relatives in the southern part sf the county. Geo. Bowers and Geo. L. Thomp son have purchased the Combina tion barber shop at Albany, lhis shop runs six chairs, and is up-to-date in every particular. Mrs. S. L. Henderson and aunt, Mrs. Harriet Howe, tuok the train for Wren Wednesday. They will visit a few days with Mrs. James Rol inson of that place. The marriage of Mr. Lee Bell and Miss Dora Terry occurra! at Mt. Tabor, East Portland, last week. Mr. Bell is a son of J. R. N. Bell, and .assed hie boyhood days in Corvallis. Monday, Eddie, the son of Mr. C. C. Hogue, met witn an accident which will lay him up for several weeks. He was acting as messen ger boy for one of the telegraph companies, and while riding near the court house in Albany, with his hands off the handlebars, somehow his wheel slipped and he fell to the pavement, breaking his left arm in two places. " Miss Edith Gibson and Mrs. E R. Lake and son leave on tomor row's train , br Portland, from which place they will start East eaily Sunday morning. They will travel over the Oiegon Short Line and the Union Pacific. Mrs. Lake will go to Michigan, while Miss Gibsn will go on to Boston, where she will take the piano course in all its branches at the New England Conservatory of Music. There will be no services at the Baptist church for a week or two as Mr. Blakeslee is moving the tabernacle to the corner of the lot, and Messrs, Albright and Adams are going to build a tower on the northwest corner of it, and make other desirable improvements by which it will become quite an or nament to our city. The pastor and his people have our hearty Congratulations on th'S thejr wor thy effort, Peter G. Stewart, a member of the Oregon provisional government, and the oldest Mason on the Pacific coast, died in Tacoma, Tuesday morning, aged 91 years. Mr. Stew apt parne across the plains with the first groat migration that of 1843, which included J. W. Nesmith, Je?3e Applegate, Daniel Waldo, W. T. Newby, M. M. .Mo.Carver and many more. A very few of this group still survive, among them Almorau Hill, of Washington coun ty, Oregon. )n September ath Norm Lilly will commence to pick his hops. He has forty acres of hops and they aie all first-class and fre from pests and disease. On this yard there are four dryers. Mr. Lilly is de lighted with his prospects and says he can furnish employment to from 100 to 150 pickers for between two and three weeks. This yard j Within a Yhort "plk' from town, which will make it a most conven ient place to work for people living ji) th city. (tjliver May9, ft premjnent fariney pf jong Tom district, is a large raiser of hogs and for the past years has raised f.eaei on which to fatten them. ThU. year he planted gev era! asres more of peas than usual, but the bugs got into then and were rapidly making away with the crop. He conclude that he had be.ttpr turn hjs hogs io and, give tfeem Me benefit before he bugs destroyed them' entirely, and was greatly" and agreeably suspristd to- hnd the pigs ate the bugs instead of the peas. .They thoroughly cleaned out the bugs. Among pests that are seldom seen thPs.year, may be mentioned the "hobo," The last excursion of the season will be run to Newport, Sunday. Usual prices and times of arrival ar.d departure will prevail. Jaspar Wyman returned from Albany, Tuesday, whither he. had been to assist in taking an inven tory of stock in a drug store. John Smith completed threshing his grain crop last Tuesday. John did not state his yield, but from what is learned he has raised better crops. Charley Overland arrived from the Big Elk country Wednesday. He is after another load of provis ions for winter and starts home this morning. Will Buoy, who has been C. & E. agnt at Toledo for a number of years, has resigned his position and gone into the fish business. B. H. Boles, of Albany, will take his place as agent. Prof. F. L. Kent, of the Agricul tural College Experiment Station, at Corvallis, was in Ashlany one da' last Wfek, making an inspec tion of the workings of the Ashland Creamery. Tidings. Rev. L. M. Boozer went to Port land a few days ago and is to re turn in season for the regular Sun day services. He will be accom panied home by his wife, who has been visiting her parents in the me tropolis. Salmon are beginning to. run pretty well in the Alsea river now, and the cannery of Mr. Nice is soon to be started. Ten Chinamen passed through Corvallis Tuesday and it is understood that they are to operate at this cannery. E. M. Kimble, the Alsea miller, was in (Jorvallis for a couple of days this week. Mr. Kimble seems quite well satisfied with his pros pectus over in the little valley and when Ins little flouring mill is idle he employs his idle moments on the clarit.et, an instrument he is quite fond of. Miss Magda Schoenfeld arrived in Corvallis Tuesday, from Ham burg, Germany. She traveled from the old country with Mr. Woldt. She is stopping at the home of her uncle, J. Wrage, the tailor, in whose shop she intends to be employed. Miss Schoenfeld has already formed a most favorable impression of this country and could not be induced to returti to Germany. Ben Woldt surprised his friends n this city by suddenly appearing on the scene ot action luesday. He reports a fine visit to the old country during the three months he was there. As to the general conditions, it appears that the peo ple of Germany pre very prosperous this year. Nevertheless, Ben says that the nearer he got to Corvallis on his return the faster he wanted the train to go. The party mentioned in our last issue as being gone to roost in the wrong camp, arrivea home late Wednesday evening. They report a glorious time, and an abundance offish, but game was scarce and only one deer was secured. The only thing that caused a chill among the party was August Hodes abnormal fear of wood rats, and this he was slowly outgrowing. Steve Archibald, merchant at Philomath, was arrested Tuesday by Deputy Game Warden Jack Miller and was brought to Albany and arraigned before Justice L. L. Swan, on a charge of killing Chi nese pheasants out of season. Young Archibald came over to Linn coun ty Sunday and killed a number of Chinese pheasants. He was seen shooting the birds, and the alert deputy game warden was soon after him. He plead euiltv and was fined $25 and costs. -Herald. C. C. Chandler, of Alsea,. left Corvallis early yesterday morning for home. He had a big wagQn load of 12-i$ch; steel piping, ot tub ing, wluch;h? was instf uoted to mrchase of Hnsten, Bogue. Co., or a recent arrival in Alsea. The purchaser is. putting up a $1,500 prune dryer at a point ten. miles below Mr. Malone's store. This will be the first prune dryer to be erected in A;lsea. They are little behind, on t construction ! ai.d re port that their ; prunes in that- sea tion are many nf them ready far drying now, ' ' .- Leslie Butle, who was executor of the estate of Prank Ried, who .vas killed in Skagway by the famous "Soapy" Smith', has been in Portland adjusting matters rela tive to the estate of thp deceased "Mr. Ried did not have a great deal ot property' said Mr. Butler to an Alaskan reporter, "and . all his affairs have now been settled. He owned a lot at Third &nd Uta,$: sireet3 n this city, which he gave to the Bishop Rowe Hospital, which attended him after ho was shot and up to the time of his death. He also had some tide land which, if the title can be made good, goes, by his will to the Presbyterian church of this city. Th,e phjlcoot railroad people have taken land on the beach in the south end of town n?ar the river, and the lieid land clapueq is embrace in that tract. Jt is doubtful, therefore, believe If the church can get a title to the land. Reid had scarcely any other property here worth mentioning." RESISTED ARREST. C. L. Lambert Convicted of Violating a City Ordinance. Seat to Jail. It looked for a time Thursday morning as if Corvallis had a white elephant on her hands. The pre vious evening, a gentleman, C L Lambert, of Portland who is local sales agent for a Chicago tailoring establishment, was arrested on a charge of having violated the city ordinance, which requires that a license fee shall be paid for permis sion to distribute advertising mat ter in the city of Corvallis. He re sisted an attempt to ta"ke him to the police court for - trial, and numerous citizens and a dray were called into service by acting Chief of Police Henderson. The prisoner was carried into court and placed before Police Judge Greffoz. The complaint was read to him. He refused to plead guilty or not guilty, and the court entered a plea of not guilty for him and set his Jrial for y o'clock Thursday morning, and he was placed under bonds of $100 to appear at that time, in the ab sence of which he was committed to jail. At his trial Thursday morning he conducted his own case, while Attorney W. E. Yates represented the city. William Reid testified that he had been employed by the defendant to advertise his business. On being informed that the de fendant had no license, he became alarmed and approached George Bigham, the licensed bill poster, to get his opinion of the matter. As a result of their conversation, he and the defendant saw Mr. Bigham later. On the stand, Bigham said that he had advised Lambert to take out a license or he "might be pulled." Here the defendant asked the witness if this advice was given in a spirit of friendliness, or simply to induce him to pay the license. The witness replied that he was acting in a spirit of friendliness. "What right have you to be so friendly to me," asked the defen dant." "You never saw me before." Mr Bigham seemed at a loss to know just why he should be so familiar. John Barnhart testified that one ot the circulars had been handed to him, as did Officer Hen derson. . Attorney Yates made a few remarks, and told the court that he thought the city's case had been fully proven. Mr. Lambert told the judge that if convicted his company which fully guaranteed its goods aud employed 5103 clerks, would carry the case to the supreme courf. At North Yakima, some years ago, his place of business had been closed by the city for an hour. Later the city authorities called upon him and offered to compromise the mat ter. He was lenient with them and let the city off with a fine of $50. He felt no animosity against the city of Corvallis, and if the court was willing to arbitrate, he would be lenient. A sentence waB imposed of $20 or ten days iu jail. The defendant refused to pay his fine, and after considerable delay and consultation on the part of the authorities, was committed to jail. The bill-posting ordinance seems to be the source of considerable annoyance, and some day may cost the city more than all the revenue itever has derived from bill posting licenses. Mr. Lambert was a resident of Corvallis some 21 years ago and was a stu lent of the Agricultural Col lege. Many of our citizens were schoolmates with him. Aside from being a trifle peculiar he seems to be well disposed and peaceable euough. Pet Strahan in Paris. The following article concerning Fayne Moore, uee Pet Strahan, ap peared in the San Francisco Exami- ner under date of August 25th: Fayne Moore, who c.xme over to Paris from London recently, is hav ing the gayest time of her life. She is accompanied frequently by Florence C J ashy, formerly of the Casino theater ot New York. Fayne is very popular in the fast set here. She is dressing lavishly and it is said does not have to wear the same dress twice. She and Miss Crosby dined last night at the Armenian Villa, a fashionable restaurant in the Bois de Boulogne, where many Americans with much money go. At a table near by sat Marquis de Rochethulon, who ogled Fayne more than she liked, so she threw a bottle of champagne at his head. Then she grew ,more gracious and and the Marquis was presented. They wasted no more bottles in tar get practice. The Marquis is the sole survivor of the Btany family which (urnshed the hero of "Les de Corneville." For hop-picking gloves go to No lan & Callahan. For Rent, Will rent 200 acres of land west of Monroe and take part payment of rent and improvements on the place. Ad dress M. S. Wooncaai, 4 Administrator, porvaihs, Oregon. Hop-PicKer Wan tea.. Forty hop-pickers are wanted to commence work in the yard at the old Eglin place three miles north of Corvallis, Sept. 5th. Forty cents will be paid. Sam Sun. In Central Oregon . Robt. and Harry Withvcombe ! returned the first of the week from au outing of a month in the heart ot Oregon. Thev were well outfitted with pack ponies and ail necessary paraphernalia for roughing it and traveled at will. They went out by Prine ville over the old government trail and while in that vicinity visitect the famous Mammoth caves. They explored the west ern caves for a couple of miles, but on account of the cave that leads to the east being much deeper and rougher, also having labyrinth of bewildering cham bers, they let it alone. The western cave lias no chambers and is straight traveling, but on account of the many passaees that lead from the eastern cave it is not a favorite by any means, on account of the explorer stand ing a good chance of getting lost. On this account little is known of it. The state of af fairs financially in the country the boys visited seemed very sat isfactory and on every hand was and evidence of prosperity. They came home by the Three Sisters and Santiam route and were surprised to find some of the very finest clover they had ever seen, growing on the uplands where they are obliged to irri gate. Not a great deal of time was devoted to hunting, but they secured plenty of antelope meat. Both of the young gentlemen re gretted that their leave of ab sence was not much longer as they enjoyed themselves hugely. The City Debt. Apropos of the interest shown recently in the question of lateral sewers, the question of what is the present debt of the city has been looked up, and it is found as near as can be estimated gen erally, that: The present) out standing warrants amount to about sixteen thousand dollars. That the income of the city from taxes amounts to about twenty five hundred dollars; from saloon licenses about the same amount, and something like five hundred dollars from other sources. And that the annual expenses of the ,; city are about the same amount j as its present income. The ! three largest items of expense are electric light, $1,200; water, $642, and interest on outstand ing warrants about one thousand dollars, these three items mak ing a little mote than half the total expenses of the ci ty. It has been estimated, that with the present income, or any income which the city is likely to have for a number of years, it will re quire ten or fifteen years to pay off the present indebtedness of Corvallis, without any diinuni tion of the rate of taxation. These estimates aud figures are exclusive of the school debt, which comes out of the property of the citizens, as a special tax, and it does not include any of the regular, state, county, school or other stated taxes, provided for by legislature. Concerning Exhibits. Numerous parties who wish to contribute to Benton county's exhibit at the state fair, seem at a loss to know to whom to send their contribution. Mr. Hen ry French- is chairman, of the committee on exhibits and the other members are Jesse Irvine, Geo. F. Eglin and' Capt. Robin son. Several days previous to the time set for sending the ex hibit to Salem, a room will be rented ir this city, where con tributions will be collected. All who desire particulars should communicate with Mr. French or some other member of the committee. A Lively Runaway. Things were livened up on Main street Wednesday morning by the appearance of a runaway team. The animals which were hitched to the piano wagon of J M Wise, be came frightened near the S. P. depot and started for some place at break-neck speed. Near Gillett's blacksmith shop they struck a wagon, turning it end for end. Swerving across the street, they hit a hack iu which a lady was sitting, nearly upsetting it. One of the horses was thrown, and before they could get under way, they were caught by H L Martin and Glen Gillett. A broken tongue to the piauo wagon was about th,ft on,ly damage. Ladies who visit Nolan & Calla han's don't forget looking over their Remnant Counter; some choice plums. Get your Job Work done here I Against Sewers. Ed. Gazette: I have looked on while the sewer matters have been incuba ting in the city oouncil, and have concluded as a property owner and a tax-paver to sav a word. I understand that the . main sewers have cost the rise of ten thousand dollars, the whole amount of which is now a debt against the city. And that this is the limit the city can go in the way of cost for sewers. Now they desire to let contracts for lateral sewers, from side alleys. How can the city do so, if they have reached their limit? Can you give us any information on that point? Some say that con tractors will have to look to the property for their -pay. Well, that would be a great way to make contracts. The City Tudse making a contract for me with out my consent. Wouldn't that look well? Ot course any dissat isfied property owner, through whose property such a sewer should be attempted to be forced, could stop it by a law-suit. At any rate, that is the street opinion which I hear. And I have heard that lawyers have been employed to bring such suits if these sew ers are attempted to be forced. Now, as a tax-payer, is it not time that this city was given a rest? We have had a variety of law-suits tor some time. All the litigation the city has had to pay has really been on account of hasty and unnecessary legisla tion by some city council. Is it not time that the city council was taking: into some account the cost of litigation to the city? It is easy for interested parties, perhaps making a profit out of sewers, in some way, to pur suasively urge upon the city council plans for sewers, which the city does not need, but which cannot be constructed without great expense, and perhaps ex tensive litigation. 13 it not time to think of some ot the debts the city has got to pay off before in curring others we do not need to contract? Tax-payer. Corvallis, Or., Aug. .27, 1900. Additional Local Jack Arnold returned from the coast the first of the week. Mrs May Nelms and daughter, j Celia, returned from the coast yes terday. While en route to the coast yes terday, Congressman Tongue was the guest of Dr. Withycombe at luncheon. Ruth, the eight-year-old daugh of Mr. and Mrs. U. B. Vogle, is re covering from a slight attack of ty phoid fever. Cal Thrasher returned the first of the week from Sweet Home, Linn county. He reports the song of poor crops everywhere. The Examiner of the 25th inst. contains a good half-tone of Bert Van Cleve, whom it styles the clev er comedian of the Alta Theatre Stock Company. Bert is to appear as Mr. Dill in "East Lynne" at a benefit performance. R. S. Harrington, left yesterday for Salem, where he will remain until after the close of the state fair. He took with him a number of his washing machines which he will place on exhibition together with the Benton county exhibit He offers, not to bet, but to give 150 for any two machines that will do the work of this one. An accident is reported to have occurred in the Big Elk country, Lincoln county a few days ago which might have had a more serious termination than "it did. However, it was bad enough as it was. . A party, consisting of a Mr. and Mrs. Henderson and Mr. and Mrs. Emery, had the misfortune to upset their wagon on one of the mountains and Mrs. Emery is said to have had her back quite severely wrenched. Nolan & Callahan's Remnant Sale closes Friday, August 31st For Sale Four grade Jersey cows; two heavy work horses; Piano binder in good re pair; disc harrow, almost new. Call and see them on the Prior Scott ranch two miles southwest Corvallis. i. H. Mattley, Musical Instruction. PupU?, taoght piano and organ after J)r. Mason's celebrated Method. Parties desiring instruction will please leave or ders at Daniel's Book Store, or confer with the undersigned. Terms reason able. MORPAUNT GOODNOUGH. $50 Reward Is hereby offered for the arrest and conviction of the thief wLo broke into the "Jersey Creamery'' building, about one mile west of Corvaliis, on the night of Augqst 7tBK 190(3, and stole therefrom 18 or, 20, cheese,, sfee "Yoong America." M. S. Woodcock, $?99 New Fatt Gothing $ it HAS ARRIVED 2 gffh. I in all the new style collars and weavea Qj W&k'''&WMFbt J we have the largest range of suite and JH I iifkL overcoats that we ever had the pleas- vj fc --iwljBrl ure of showing, and they will be sold '' "t prices to please the most economi- y ' - , 'f .jlfeaK MEN'S medium and low-priced salts ? j f 'vmWafm made up nice and very durable; Cf t i ' " 'tH Prices : 7, 8, 9 lf m 501 5 : ':HT SELECT LINE of Blue Serges, Clay f m ' IOThII Worsteds and Cassimeres finely ' $160W,d$'l8.riCe8: 10, 12 601 15, 2 m JS fljjfsP LARGE LINE of Boys and Youths S g t I ', OTf Suits made for hard wear. g I : BOY'S All Wool double seat and knee y I pants for 50 cents per pair. .mj 'Pants Dowti at such low prices that there exists no excuse why you should go without them when we can show you Hundreds of "Nobby" Stylish Patterns at $3.50. Loads of Fashionable Swell Styles ot $4.50 and $5. All made to order from Reinach, Ullman & Co., Chicago. It's easy to fit the easy to fit; hut we can fit the hard to fit." F. L. MILLER Corvallis, i t - . Jt. 1 ll-l U II m Paint Store. C. A. Barjihart, Manager. Paints, Oils and Varnishes -waix PAPERS RAMBLER AND IDEAL Bicycles, Ma?estic Lamps, Mossberg Chime Bells, Etc. t 1 Planing Mill and Box Factory Sugar Pine, Cotton Wood, White and Yellow fir THE BOSS BOX Is made of Pltte Ends and Cottonwood Sides. We have sold thousands of them and never a complaint. We Carry a Full Planing Mill Stoek. Our Lumber Sheds Com tain TEN times more dry fine Yellow f mountain) Fir floor ing, rustic and finishing lumber than any other yard in the county. Call and be convinced. We buv all kinds of logs, Ked and Yellow Fir. etc.. and out wfcea m range accordingly. When you buy of ns, you patronize Home Industry. Our prices are as low as the lowest and oar stock is the best. S CORVALLIS SAWMILL COMPANY. Oregon. ... We Manufacture Boxes Of ... 1