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JHE DAILY COOS BAY TIMES, MARSHFIELD, OREGON, FRIDAY, JULY 19, 1907.
Oregon Will Eventually Occupy
Front Rank In Horticulture.
FINE PRODUCTS INCREASE
LONGEST FLOOD ON
Willamette River Predicted To Drop
After Its Present Kecord
LLUJMaiaui j. t .amM.mmw.mu.ii'g
Ceinmerclnl Sinn Believes Onllfoinln
Will He Compelled To Take
In a recent interview It. H. Smith,
a well known commercial travoling
man who makes regular trips to the
various coast cities, summed up the
fruit situation as follows:
"With one accord the fruit grow
ers of California have lifted up their
voices in a gract wall, and protest
against the recent ruling of the pure
food law which makes It a misde
meanor to cure fruit with the pres
ent high percentage of sulphur.
"Oregon has inado no complaint,
and now, perhaps, for the first time
virtue Is to bo rewarded, for the
pure food law only serves to em
phasize the superior grado of fruit
that Oregon has been placing upon
the market. While the spirit of
royalty to its state, and 'boasting' of
its advantages, is indeed commend
able, California is beginning to suf
fer from dishonest practices.
"No longer will they bo able to
combine fig seed, syrup and anallne
dye, and sell it to the hungry thous
ands of tho fruitless middle west as
'strawberry Jam,' as in days gone by
because of tho pure food ruling, al
though they may continue to use
choice Oregon fruit3 under Califor
nia labels, just as some of their own
wines bear the French label.
"Not alone Jn their fruits, but in
their fruit lands have fraudulent
methods of advertising been used,
and at Rialto, almost a deseit spot,
hundreds of homeseekers have been
lured from the east only to find that
they have been swindled out of th;ir
money by a fako promoter's scheme.
Nor Is this the first swindle of this
kind. Apple valley was another,
some ten years ago, when settlers
bequiled by tho alluring title of
Apple Valley,' invested their cash,
and upon arrival, found only a
greasewood wilderness, where water
had to be hauled several miles. Pos
sibly Irrigation may havo been pro
vided by this time, but many a dis
couraged man left his holdings as
soon as he arrived.
"In natural advantages Oregon
lacks nothing, but Washington is liv
ing up to its possibilities to a greater
extent than Is tho Beaver state. The
town of Puyallup has made a name
for itself all over tho east, duo In a
large measure to the co-operation of
tho farmers, and J. W. Holman, a
banker of that city is responsible for
tho statement that there is not a
man, woman or child in Puyallup
that is not Interested In some way in
the fruit Industry of the place. Hops
have taken a back seat in that local
ity, and the annual outing of many
families is taken in the berry camps.
"While it is true that thousands of
dollars' worth of cherries havo been
shipped to Puyallup from Oregon,
that little town of canneries realizes
that it has only a berry country to
draw upon, while there aro facilities
there for handling all kinds of fruit.
Tho output of berries there is from
four to seven cars daily during berry
season, but tho crop upon which the
fruit growers are realizing tho great
est profit Is tho evergreen blackberry.
This Is a wild product In Oregon
and the farmers aro eradicating It as
rapidly as possible from their fields
and fence corners. Its average yield
there is 1,200 crates to the acre.
"Oregon doesn't claim, as yet, to
produce tho samo grade, of grapes as
her sister state, California, nor to
grow oranges at all, but for the good
old staple fruits, such as apples,
pears, prunes, etc., and al the small
fruits, she has no equal, and it only
requires co-operation an denorgy to
place Oregon on tho map as the fruit
center of tho world."
After having been at the flood
stago for ono of tho longest periods
on record, if not the longest, the
Willamotto River will bo bolow 15
foot tomorrow afternoon. Fore
castor'Beals made the prediction that
tho stream would fall during tho next
24 hours so as to bo bolow tho depth
it has maintained slnco May 21.
Tho highest mark reached was
19;2 foot. Because of tho immense
amount of snow In tho mountains it
was freely predicted by pioneers
along the river that water would bo
on Front street this season and that
possibly a repetition of tho 1894
flood would be realized, but weather
conditions governed the freshet ad
mirably and tho erces3 wattr has
beon carried off with exceptionally
slight damage Lower docks havo
beon covered, but with plenty of
warning property owntrs havo been
ablo to protect the docks with
weights and only a comparatively
small amount of replanklng will be
needed to place them In shape.
Tho water came up rather rapidly
at first, the highest stage having been
reached June G, and since then it has
dropped gradually. Most of the
lower docks are clear today and the
work of rehabilitating them " has
been Inaugurated. Oak Btrcct dock
Is reoccupied and Alder street and
Washington will bo in a few days.
Ash street dock being the lowest, a
start has not been made on clearing
it, as about 14. C feot of water serves
to submerge It.
To Discuss Many Matters of
Vital Importance to Coos
COOS BAY-ROSEBURG LINE
Hotel Proposition Will Also Receive
Attention Chamber's Head
The farmers are all busy with
their haying. They report a fair
There Is quite a number of Marsh-
fleld people camping near hero pick
ing blackberries. This is a good
year for berries.
Miss Minnie Mills and Mrs. J. Na
glo, of Marshfield, departed for their
homes this morning on the mail boat.
Mr. Stevens Paxton and daughter
Dorothy, of Eugene, passed through
Sumner yesterday on their way to
East Marshfield to visit Mr. Paxton's
daughter, Mrs. J. C. Steckel.
Tho Sumner Hotel and boats, Sum
ner and Curlew, changed hands Mon
day, Captain Harris having told them
to A. F. and L. G. Masters.
Captain C. E. Norton departed by
stago yesterday for Browster Valley,
where ho goes to accept a position
as stage driver.
There is going to be a big dance
in Sumner Hall Saturday evening,
July 27. A good time is anticipated.
W. C. Harris Is making a shipment
of 100 cases of cheese to the Davis
Schulz Wholesale house at North
Bond this week.
MOTHERS' CLUB TO
The Mothers' Club will meet to
day at three o'clock in the Presby
terian church. The subject will be:
"How can wo secure obedience." A
paper will bo read followed by an
informal discussion. A cordial In
vitation is given to everybody Inter
ested in the homo life.
SPOKANE MAN BUYS
COOS BAY PROPERTY
Charles Baldridge, of Spokane, ar
rived here last Friday. He purchas
ed ten lots in Merchant addition,
built a four room house on ono of
them and moved in yesterday.
M. P. Pend
tes jfeaAhflQld t; &$): 00,
if m., anqJffoO, 2:4b
Leaves lorliTBend at 8:15,
0:45 and U4l5 a. m., and 1:46,
3": 15 and 5:00 p. m.
Makes dally trips except Sun
days, Ffcret Owe way, 15
cents iound trip, 2B ofents.
Oakley & Arnold
North Bend, Ore.
Office b Mtn HJf .
The Chamber of Commprce will
hold Its regular weekly meeting to
night In tho room on Front street,
commencing at eight o'clock. Many
matters of importance are up for
discussion and settlement and there
will be Beveral addresses of interest.
Now that the Chamber Is accomplish
ing so much good work, and has
more In sight, it is the duty of every
member and of outsiders who believe
In Coos Bay to get out and aid in
tho "exploitation and material ad
vancement. Among tho matters which will re
ceive attention, are: the Roseburg
Coos Bay electric railroad; the hotel;
resolutions will be presented showing
tho advantageous position of Coos
Bay in case of war; besides other
things of equal Interest.
It is a noticeable fact that since
tho Chamber has opened quarters
convenient to the business section of
the city many Teople drop in and
otherwise drag slowly,
while away minutes which would
This gathering of different busi
ness men and the talks and argu
ments which follow are creative of
much good, and many new thoughts
aro advanced which finally get bo
foro the public in a form to com
mand attention and action.
A special featuro of the meeting
will bo an address by S. B. Howard,
representing the Empire Railroad
Construction Company, of New York
City, who is traveling through the
west for the purpose of introducing
and explaining the advantages of the
monorail system of railroads. This
particular topic should beof extra
ordinary Interest at this time, since
there Is considerable railroad talk,
and tho meeting is to discuss the
proposed railroad from here to Rose-burg.
Julius Kriittschnitt Makes Quiet
Kntry Into Rose City To
Julius Kruttchnitt, director of
operation and maintenance of the
big Harriman system, is in tho Rose
City. Mr. Kruttschnitt came into
Portland quietly, traveling in the
"Guadalupe," which Is Car 100 of
the Southern Pacific private equip
ment. After arriving Mr. Kruttschnitt
visited tho office of James P. O'Brien
general manager of tho Northwest
lines, and passed most of the morn
ing there, later accompanying him
to luncheon at tho Arlington club.
Mr. Kruttschnltt's mission is said to
be a general trip over the system
and his movements from Portland
have not been announced.
He has passed about two weeks in
California, Inspecting the Pacific di
vision and tho line across the Sierra
Nevada. It is said his trip to the
Bear State was brought about
largely through a desire to learn
more of certain reports regarding
the condition of the line. The dis
astrous wrecks during tho Winter
and Spring were responsible for ru
mors being circulated to tho effect
that ties and rails were In poor
shape In certain districts, and Mr.
Kruttschnitt was credited as saying
he would make a thorough investi
gation. The most recent decision of tho
Interstate Commerce Commission
regarding the Harriman merger may
also have a bearing upon his ap
pearance here, as it is generally
thought Mr. Harriman will divide
his lines if the Government repre
sentatives become too Insistent and
In that event he will place local m.en
at their heads, probably giving Mr.
O'Brien supervision as before merely
of tho O. R. & N system and putting
tho Oregon lines of tho Southern Pa
cific under separate management.
WILL VISIT WITH
Mr. and Mrs. E. D. McArthur and
children sailed on the Breakwatoi'
yesterday. Mr. McArthur will ro
turn in a few days, but Mrs. Mc
Arthur and the children will con
tinue on to Leadvllle, Colorado, to
Business . Directory
WILL DRIVE PILES
FOR NEW BUILDINGS
William Noble is having a new
dredger built for work in this sec
tion. He has contracts for driving
600 piles for tho new hotel, the
Gulovson building and the bank
building on First street.
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I Room 11 Centrll Hotel I
I AFTEk Aurf 10th 1
An n ouncements:
7 to 1
cm from J
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fntsl for those tising
lr own Bkarcs. f
dgmra amnitssian to
Speoial attention itfven to
children SVturday after
Best of order always
D L Avery,
TO WHOM IT MAY
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the BamcJHMHckness, i
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F. J. HAYES
I liuh Water.
Fri., 10... 1:17 l.S
Sat., 20.... 2:28 1.2
Sun., 21... 3:40 0.5
Mon., 22... 4:43 -1.3
Tues., 23. .. 5:39 -1.9
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Tues., 23.. 5:39 0.9
Thurs., 25.. 0:13 9.9
Fri., 19 7:20 CO
Sat., 20 8:41 5.9
Sun., 21... 9:57 CO
Mon., 22. ..11:02 C.4
Tues., 23... 11:58 CS
W!ds, 2 . .12: 17 7.S
Thurs., 25.. 7:17 1.7
Fri., 19 4:38
Sat, 20 4:39
Sun., 21 .4:40
Mon., 22 4:41
Tues., 23 4:42
Weds., 24 4:33
Thurs., 25 4:44
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Now a AUffirii
NORTHT3END, ORE, g
E.-E. STRAW, M. D.
( rilYBIOIAN AND SURGEON
Diseases of thedDyo," Ear, i.ono
and Throat a specialty.
- Office in tockhhVt's Building.
Office opnoelte Union Jjirhfturo Store. Hours
10 to lnnd 2 to 5
Bprolal attention paid tp diseases of tho kl.
urinary and digestive organs
U. sypcnslon oiaminei
dr. J. w. ittanyiAi.
' Plij-slcian nud Surgeon.
Office .over Sen&etacken's Drug Store.
Phones Offlco 1G21; residence 783.
Li." C. Farrln Geo. N. Favrirj
FARftlri & FARRIN
Attorneys at Law
City Attorn, Don District Attorney
Will pracflce in U. S. Courts
and hofoi tho U. S. Land Oflco.
Lockhart Bonding, Marshfloia, Ore.
ISione Main 41.
L. A. MMSQVIST, LAWYER,
lea, Propffl, Coatsts, etc.
J w. a. tfRmup S
I Dealer mflfieGfKgi Milk gj
and DuttyTuJjlK lpeo de- a
I livery to ffpfiarts oilthe city. P
I North BendV--' Occjjon
00 1 and
Flanagan & Bamiett Bank
MAHSIIFIE U. OllEOCtt
Capital Hubyiribcd !
uu up wjjjuu
fit lf,Hfr.rnt k
fc. Rftsehiffs, (Jr.
In go on neiR
Doeti a Rcnonj
ou ttig Dunk
Oalll., Hint Ni
Also sell ct
cities of Euro
Accounts kcptsUDjcct to clicck, Bafo deposit
look boxes tor rent at 5 cents a rnontli or
IS. a ytss.1.
INTEREST PAID ON TIME DEPOSITS
lvefis and draws
rtland Or., Flrsl
, Hanover Na
si. Kotbchlld &
lyall tho principal
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jr x j& m.
ON EAST SHORE OF BAY
:oygrea iana, ior jpc
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ify Fami on K
1 An w
nr nlOiFfV tniPTIfa
w m -rm mmm rvaai
Level bench land, all cle
Gentel sloping, Alder
Also 550 acres
Call at our office opposite Central Hotel,
Marshfield, Ore. or call us up on phone.
Coos Bay Townsite Company
O. C. SETHER, Pres, and Gen. Manager
N. F. THRONE, Secretary
cure anv case of TQdftCv tfr Bladder Disease not
beyond the reach of medicine. No medicine can do more.
Do not risk having
O. F. McKKItiHT.
J. W. SMDVUR J
OfflSe: itogen bulldlnK
Marohfleld i Orexou
COKK & COjIjE,
PIXLEY & MAYBEE,
Oflloe ovor Myers' Store. .
Phone 701 . . . North' Bond, Oro
iirigiia;.i & hell,
Real Estate Agents.
DIER LAtfl COjrPANY
Real Estate ' Brokers
North Bend, - Oregon.
MR, ALBERT ABEL,
Contractor for 2Vanilng of nil kinds.
McFliersofl Qiiiser Co.
WholcsalpHfJubt dealgiii 1
Cigarsjffnd Basup- M
CalifomlasSffifcf a Specially
Front St., Marshfield
vjtwij.'.vfcijmw. t pa
llM North DjlPlant
North Bend Phone 1031
Marshlicld Phone 180