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THE DAILY COOS DAY TIMES, fllAHSIlKIELD, OREUjN, SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 1007.
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DAT AND ALSO WEEKLY BY
Tun Coos Bay Times Publishing Co.
FRED PASLEY, Editor.
REX LARGE, Business Maxaoeii.
Tho policy of The Uoos Bay Times
Till Lo Republican in politics, with the
independence of which President Koosc
volt is the leading exponent.
Entered at the postodlce at Mnrshfleld, Ore
gon, for transmission through the mails as
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which would bo effected by tho pro
jected O. It. & N. crossing, thero are
probably 26,000 people, every one of
whom is vitally Interested In tho mat
ter. "More than that, there are- thous
ands who, during the summer months
take the cars to Natatorlum park and
who, on tho Boono avenue cars
would have to pass over this crossing
If the franchise Is granted.
"The proposition Is one which the
city council should seriously Investi
gate, taking into consideration tho
strong public sentiment against grade
crossings and tho Insistent demand
for the elevation or lowering of
tracks whore grade crossings now
exist. It should then be apparent
that to grant the franchise for which
application Is now being made would
be Inimical to public interests.
There should be no more grade crossings."
Address all communications to
COOS BAY TIMES
Spokane, Washington, is facing
the grade crossing question. Tho
Oregon Itallorad and Navigation Co.
la endeavoring to secure a franchise
for grade crossings and the Spokane
Review does not take kindly to it.
In reference to the matter it says:
"The Oregon Railroad & Naviga
tion Company is attempting an out
rage upon Spokane In its effort to
secure another franchise permitting
it to establish grade crossings on
North Monroe street to its property
on Mission avenue. The company
already crosses Monroe street less
than two blocks north of that point
and additional tracks on the street
grade would mean a further and seri
ous menace to the public.
"Four lines of street cars would
be immediately affected. The North
Monroe, tho Boone avenue, the Max
well avenue and the Indiana cars run
on Monroe street beyond the proposed
location of this crossing and patrons
of all of those lines, not to mention
pedostrians and vehicles, would be In
constant danger from passing cars.
"Spokane's experience with grade
crossings on the line of the Northern
Pacific through tho city has been a
serious one and should arouse every
PORTLAND VS. COOS RAY.
The following editorial from the
Umpqua Valley News, Roseburg,
shows the faith which the people of
that vicinity have In the possibilities
of Coos Bay:
"The claim Is made by tho Coos
Bay people that at no distant day the
cities of the Bay will constitute the
metropolis of the state. It Is saying
a good deal, but It Is not claiming too
much. For a long time there has
been a feeling, and not without rea
son, that Portland Is jealous of the
possibilities of Coos Bay, and has
sought to hold the ambitions of her
commercial rival in check. However,
the resources of Southern Oregon are
pushing those subtle influences aside
and are seeking an outlet to the sea
through the Bay towns.
"It is not necessary to speak In de
tail of tho unsurpassed harbor of
Coos Bay. Everybody knows it.
Thousands of people are just begin
ning to realize the extent, if it is
possible to do so, of the natural re
sources of the country back of it, and
tributary to Coos Bay. These re
sources, in a developed state, will
make Coos Bay the metropolis of Ore
gon. With tho building of tho Doug
las & Coos Electric Railway tho
building up of the Bay towns will be
hastened fourfold. With the advent
of a transcontinental railway, which
is as sure as the fact that the tide
rises and falls, the metropolis state
for Coos Bay will have become a
"Portland Is a great city. It is the
present metropolis of a wonderful
l)ody, and particularly those residing
in tho northwestern section, against state, and one which is large enough
the laying of any more of these death to afford two or more splendid sea
traps. In that portion of the city port cities. Conditions are such that
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were not Coos Bay to be builded tho
fact would afford but Httlo or no
benefit to Portland, therefore thero
is no cause for petty ambition to
stand in the path of a resistless
NOTICE TO STOCKHOLDERS OF
THE McCIiEIiliAND INVEST
MENT AND DEVELOPMENT
The annual meeting of the stock
holders of Tho McClelland Invest
ment and Development Co. will bo
held In tho office of J. M. Blako in
Tho Times Building, Marshfleld, Coos
County, Orogon, on Wodnosday tho
10th day of July, A. D. 19 07, at 2
o'clock p. m for tho election of Di
rectors and for tho transaction of
such other business as may bo
brought before said meeting.
Dated at Marshfleld, Oregon, tho
7th day of June, A. D. 1907.
ALVA DOLL, Secretary.
NOTICE TO OUR CUSTOMERS
Wo aro pleasea to announce that
Foley's Honey and Tar for Coughs,
colds and lung troubles is not affect
ed by tho National Pure Food and
Drug law as it contains no opiates
or other harmful drugs, ana wo roc
commond it as a safo remedy for
children and adulta Red Cross
Coos Bay Real Estate
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Residence and Farming Property
A snap 40 acres on Catching Inlet 4 miles from
city 15 acres bottom land under dyke.
40 acres on County Road 4 miles from city $18
For further particulars call on
F. M. Rummell Jr. & Co.
MARSDEN'S COOS BAY BOTTLING WORKS
ROYAL SELECT GAMBRINUS BOTTLED BEER
Quarts, Pints and One Half Pints.
Phone Orders promptly attended to.- Phone 4fll
is the best thing we have to
offer. Other inducements are
of secondary importance Upon
this basis only do we solicit your
First National Bank of Coos Bay
JOHN S. COKE. President
W.S. McFAKLAND, Cashier.
O. B. HINSDAIP. VI irc
R. T. KAUFMAN, Asst. Cas!
California and Oregon Coast Steamship Company.
B. D. OLSON, Master.
COOS BAY to Portland and Return
GEO. D. GRAY a CO., General agents,
421 Market St.. San Francisco.
L. W. SHAAV, Agent,
Marshfleld. Phone 441
We guarantco better vork at lower prices,
than can be had elsewhere. Do not order
monumental work until you havo
' SEEN US
Stewart & Mitchell
Corner 3d & D Sts.
Phone, Main 1731
COOS BAY CITY I
ON EAST SHORE OF BAY
Level bench land, all cleared, for business blocks
Qentel sloping, Aldercovered land, forj residence
Reasonable Prices Easy Terms
Also 550 acres Dairy Farm on Kentuck Inlet.
Free Launch from Marshf ield
and North Bend.
Call at our office opposite Central Hotel,
Marshfield, Ore. or call us up onjphone.
Coos Bay Townsite Company
O. C. SETHER, Pres, and Gen. Manager
N. P. THRONE, Secretary
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WILSON & THOMAS
Contractors and Builders
Officofixtures a specialty. Store Fronts, Counters,
Shelving. Let us work out your plans. See us bo
Shop opposite Bear's Livery Stable, North Front Street
SEE US FOR
Front Street Business Property
We Have Something That Will
Sengstackens Addition offers the
best Values for the money.
Title Guarantee & Abstract Co.,
Henry Sengstacken, Manager