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MARSHFIELD, OREGON, FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 1909 EVENING EDITION -SIX PAGES.
000S BAy LUMBER DEAL IS
SI 10 BE MORE EXTENSIVE
Rumor That Menasha Wood-
enware Company Will Buy
HENRY HEWITT, JR., -.
LIKELY, IN DEAL
t -. 'Jii
Official Statement of Matter
Can't Be Obtained For a
Folio Ins up the repoit, on the
Bay yc 'er'lf v that the .tfelson Lum
ber Compai y had acquired the North
Bend Lumber mill, another rumor
was afloat this morning that tho
Menasha Woodenware Company was
negotiating for tho purchase of the
entire holdings of the Simpson Lum
ber Company on Coos Bay. Pend
ing the return of L. J. Simpson from
San Francisco, which will probably
be on the Redondo this week, no of.
flclal confirmation or denial of tho
rumors can be obtained.
The Menasha Woodenware Com
pany has extensive holdings of tim
ber in this section. The Smith family
which controls the Menasha Wood
enware Comnany, are relatives of
Henry Hewitt, Jr., of Tacoma, own
er of the Coos Bay Gas and Electric
Company. Mr. Hewitt ls also un
derstood to"be Interested in the
Nelson Lumber Company or closely
allied with them so that the con
summation of the reported deals
would mean a realization of the
hopes that Henry Hewitt, Jr., and
Seymour H. Bell have entertained
since they became interested in Coos
Last year when Mr. Hewitt was
here, he personally took up the big
deal with Capt. A. M. Simpson, L.
J. Simpson and Elijah Smith of the
Southern Oregon Company, At that
time, Mr. Hewitt wanted to merge
the Southern Oregon and Simpson
companies and put in motdern mills
here that would rival or excel the
C. A. Smith plant. He stated that
if this was done, he would also put
on a foreign line of steamers and
market most of his output in the
Of course, the rumor of the pres
ent deals have grown in transmis
sion and some have it1 all consum
mated but as near as The Times can
ascertain, there is nothing definite
on the matter. Negotiations have
been on but whether they have been
closed or not, it Is not believed that
anyone on Coos Bay knows.
TODAY'S WHEAT MARKET.
(By Associated Press k
CHICAGO, June 11. Closing
wheat prices were dsfojlpws: July,
$1.16 V6; September, $liO; Decem
ber, $1.08; May, $1.11.
Two SohS' Attend, Unye1)ing:of
Statue to Memory of Con-',
federate; Leader, i . .
(By Associated Press.)
VICKSBURG'Mtes.r'j'u'ne 11. .
Vickeburg today Is entertaining a
'"Be number of Confederate yete-v
raiis and visitors who participated
Ms afternoon In the unveiling of a
bronze statue of General Stephen .D.
Le, wlo at- the Jimo of hia death
was commander, in chjef qf the Con
federate Veterans. General Frede
rick Dent Granttls a special guest of
the city and delivered an address
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' GENERAL LEE
Will Perfect Organization of
Club For, Advancement of
A genei.il meeting of the young
men of Cooa Bay has been called for
tonight at the Maishfleld Chamber
of Commerce to perfect tho organiza
tion of a Piogrcsstve Coos Bay Club.
This was decided upon at a fairly
well attended meeting last evening.
The name of the club has not been
determined, this being left to the
decision of the members atter they
haves perfected ,an organization.
F. J. Feenfiy presided as chajrman
of last everiltlg's meeting and there
were talks by a number on the work
that such an organization "might ac
complish. J. D. Goss, Claude Nas
burg, Tom Bennett, Wilson Kauf
,man, O. W. Briggs, F. S. Dow, Attbr
I ney 'Graves and Dr. J. T. McCormac
' were among the speakers. '
Dr. Ji T. McCormac, president of
the Marshfleld Chamber of Com
merce, said that the uniting of the.
young men of Coos-Bay-into an or
ganized effort to promote the wel
fare of Coos Bay was something that
he and the other members of the
Chamber of Commerce had long de
sired. He said that it was a step
that meant much to Coos Bay. He
said that while the young men had
always been willing to assist the
Chamber of Commerce lnlts under
takings, there had never been a
united effort ons the!rf part. He said
that the members of the Chamber of
Commerce were the older business
men and that they felt that It was
tlirie that the younger men should
step In and takCj up some of the bur
Jden. He said that the Chamber of
I Commerce would give them every as
sistance possible and would be glad
ito turn the advancement work over
'to them whenever it was desired.
He said that the- Cljambe.xf Com
merce rooms were always at the
disposal of the young men.
R. O. Graves Wilson , Kaufman
and J. D. Goss spoke on the benefits
of an organized effort on the part ot
the young men. It was pointed out
that the new organization "would not
conflict in any way wltji the Chamber'
of Commerce but would widen that;
organization' field and assist In ac
complishing something for ttie gen-eral-good.
It is expected that at tonight's
meeting, various committees will
have perfected their reports so that
the permanent organization may be
ALL CUT OR
Jealgus, Rival Suspected of
Heinous Crime Committed ,
u, . In- NewAYork.
(By (Associated Press."!
NEW YORK, June 11. The dis
membered body of a murdered man
wrapped in -oil cloth and left by a-
stranger In Catherine street la.st,
night was identified today oaUhat of
Samuel Beresln.,21 ,years, old, ,anda
painter by trade. Subsequently thd
head was found lying In a pile ot
refuse under the Brooklyn bridge.
Beresin came from Russia two
years ago. His sister reVealed to
the nollco that the young man had
a Jealous riVal for the affections of
Wind Mills, Pumps, Rams -and all
fixtures at M3LNEJVS. ,
Kentucky Citizens Surround
Jail at Rockport to Revenge
Killing of Man By Degener
(By Associated Press )
ROCKPORT, Ky., June 11.
Chaiged with tho murder of the
LaFollette Scores Republican
Leader and Is Called Down
By the Chair.
(By Associated Press.)
WASHINGTON. D. C, June 11.
In the Senate this afternoon Sen
ator LaFollette declared that by his
com so on the woo! schedule, Senator
Aldrich had forfeited the confidence
of other Republican senatois and im
peached his own leadership, The
chair called LaFollette to order be
cause of his personal allusions,
whereupon the latter complained
that the chair had not been so
prompt on other infractions of the
Steamship Made Good Time
Between' Portland and
The Breakwater arrived In last
evening about 7 o'qlock from Port
land with a large passenger list and
a fair shipment of freight. The
Breakwater made good time down,
having left Portland an hour late
Wednesday evening and reaching
here a half hour earlier than she was
expected. The sea was fairly
The Breakwater will sail at 8
o'clock Saturday morning for Port
land and the usual passenger travel
will ue augmented by delegates to
the Eastern Star and Masonic meet
ings which will be held in Portland
next week and the travel to the
Among those who arrived on tho
Breakwater were the following:
Col. Peyton, Mrs.' Peyton, Mrs.
Millls, Miss Mlllis, Henry.Shires, MrB.
F. E. Turk, G. H. Roach, Miss I. M.
Bailey, Mrs. E. B Thrift, T. Howard,
F. Marx, R. Burns, C. Burns, Mrs.
Burns, D. H. Burns, Miss B. Morrish,
Mrs. H. E. Morrish, H. Gardiner,
Mrs Gardiner, Mrs. J. Johnson, Mrs.
M. Martin, Mrs. D. Reece, Miss Cald
well, F. B. Waite, Win. Bride, Mrs.
Bride, Mrs. Phillips, 'Miss. Phillips,
Geo Simpson, I. 'D, Spilde, O. Stetto,
j. Bonning, W. H. Dlndinger, A.
Metzger, UV N. Beckley, Otto Berlin,
Mrs. Felter, Miss Felter, Miss Asher,
Geo. Metcalf, J' H. Bowen, Mrs.
Bowen,. Jas, A, L,quQks,Miss Bowen,
Miss Ei iBowenJ Miss Demlng, Mrs
Ward, Mrs(H. oiPickett, H. " Ov
Pickett, A.'Krueger, MrsS Krucger,
W,L.,Hunt, Miss Hunt, Horojd Hunt,
W.4MJ, Grover, C. fcW.j EngHsh) O. W.
GiIesMi8s,Ciever,VP., Glrard, D. A.
Patterson-, Wm. FlsheiVT."" Marshall,
A. Stumlns, Mrs. Nylander.
The funeral of- thel late. Mrs. John
Golden wllj be held from St. Moni
ca's Catholic church tbraorrow
morning at 3: 30 o'clock, Rev. Father
Rubber Hose, Cotton Hose, and
Lawn Sprinklers at MILNEIVS.
"OABTLEWOOI", at the P. K.
SwlmmlirgtWIfigs at MILNEU'S.
106 AF BAY
father of the girl he is alleged to
have betrayed, Ciay Smith, mairied
and aged 25, is held In the Muhlen
berg Jail, guarded by a score of of
ficers. Citizens declare they will
lynch him. In the adjoining cell Is
Bessie Kimball aged IB, whom
Smith is alleged to have Ill-treated.
She is named as an accessory.
Smith's wife is the girl's sister.
Jesse Holcomb Cremated and
Two Others Missing In
Hotel Fire. f
(By Associated Press.)
ABERDEEN, Wash., Juno 11.
In a Are which broke out in the
American ship Chandlerry Co., and
which was communicated to the
Commercial hotel adjoining, one
man, identified as Jesse Holcomb, a
logger, was burned to death. Two
persons are missing and several
others were more or less seriously
Injured in escaping from the hotel.
The 'authorities believe the fire was
incendiary. The property loss Is
$20,000 and the Insurance $C,800.
Jnsfructors For Ensuing Year
Selected By School Board
At a meeting of the North Bend
school board last evening, teachers
were elected for the ensuing year
and the date of opening school was
fixed for September 13. Supeiln
tendent A. G. Raub who has accom
plished so much for the advancement
of the North Bend schools, was elect
ed a year ago for a two-year term.
Several changes were made in the
corps of last year's instructor, Dan
Cupid having invaded the ranks of
Superintendent Raab's assistants,
although the usual excuses of "going
away to school" or "going to take a
rest" accompanied tho resignations.
Among the last year instructors
who will not return next year are:
Miss Miller, Miss Piatt, Miss Rood,
Mr. Hevener, Miss Applegate and
Miss Maude Coke.
The following teachers were elect
ed: First Grade B F. Bernlce HIckey
First Grade A Matilda IC. Sleep.
Second Grade Marie T. Maloney.
Third Grade Edith M. Cole.
Fourth Grade Ida E. Gamble.
Fifth Grade Nina Stahlnecker.
Sixth Grade Millie E. Clark.
Seventh Grade and principal of
central school A. L. Gubser.
Eighth Grade Grace Williams.
High School J. F. Grubbs, prin
cipal and Instructor in history; H.
Josephine Griffin language and liter
ature; Leslie MacDlll, natural
science; Ida B. Mitchell, ' drawing
and special branches.
ARE GIVEN DIPLOPIAS.
Dickinson Sees 104 Finish nt
(By Asspclated Press,)
WEST POIN,n N. Y., June 11.
At the commencement day exercises
of tho United States Military Acade
my, Secretary of War Dickinson
presented the members of the gradu
ating class with their diplomas. He
first witnessed a review of the en
tire corps. Secretary Dickinson iln
presenting the diplomas reviewed the
achievements of the military aca
demy. There were 104 members In
the graduating olass, including two
Chinese and a Hawaiian.
i'. i .ii. ii .
At first i class Sowing" Machine for
$20 at MILNEIVS.
FOUR KILLED BY
W. A. Gates of California, Tells
Charity Conference of
Danger to Coast.
(By Associated Press.)
BUFFALO, N. Y., June 11. That
"Iminigration from the Orient to this
country Is worked up by steamship
lines and assisted by emigiatlon
agencies there organized," is the
charge made by W. Almont Gates,
secretary of the State Board of
Charities and1 Coirection of Califor
nia ill an addres., before the Na
tional Conference of Charities and
Correction here. Mr. Gates sees a
veritable "yellow peril" to tho civi
lization on the Western Coast of the
United States, unless the Oriental
Immigrant is denied admission to
He said in pait: "Conditions of
living in Oriental countries are very
much harder than in America. Cen
turies of toil and privation have
trained the Oriental to do the largest
amount of work nt the least cost of
subsistence. American conditions of
living are exploited In the Orient and
immigration to this country is work
ed up by the steamship lines and as
sisted by emigration agoncles there
"Chinese Immigration to California
commenced with tho days of gold
rind continually Increased until stop
ped by the exclusion law of 1882, at
which time the annunl Increase of
Chinese exceeded that of the white
race. Then the Japanese commenc
ed to arrive, and from 1900 to 190S,
one hundred and nine thousnnd were
admitted through the- Custom
Houses. There are now In this coun
try, approximately, four hundred and
seventy-six thousand Orientals,
eighty-five per cent of whom are on
the Pacific coast and Hawaii.
"When the Oriental arrives he
must find work.1 and to get it will
under-bid all others. Even then It
Isi the highest wage he ever earned.
He gets employment, first in the low
est fields of' labor, works long hours
and does fair worlc, so Intrenching
hlihselfi Then' he strikes to exclude
all white men, after which higher
wages are demanded, and next he
demands the management of the bus-1
iness. Japanese capital Is now mak
ing investments, especially In the
purchase of farm lands. If this con
tinues, in time he will own tho best
farm lands, and crowd out complete
ly, tho white farmer. The white pop
ulation protests against driving out
the white man from the farm, hither
to the nurture field of the best Amer
"The Oriental-comes hero, not for
a home, put-for. gold. Ho has sent
to the Orient over eight hundred
million' dollarsrln.' the last thirty
years.' 'Ho brings with him centu
ries ot superstition and i prejudice.
His moral .standards aro lowi; usual
lyrhe has. no- family. According ito
the census of 1900, tone out of eight
een of iho Chlnesoiof this country
ahd one. outf of 'twenty-four of tho
Japanese ore females. Of these-wo
mep but few nr'vlrtuouBl' Most are
prostitutes and 'some are slaves,
"Tho white man cannot build a
home, care fora wife dnd children,
perform the duties of an American
citizen and compete-for his dally.
bread with this wifeless, childless
''The, white and yellow races -havo
now met .on the Pacific, and the con
test for supremacy has commenced,
What the results will ho( -we cannot
tell, We aro certain, however, that
our duty lies In preserving
this Christian civilization
which aro the foundation stones of
the Republic. To do this, the Orlen-.a
tal Immigrant must bo denied ad
mission to these shores."
IS TAKEN OP
TEXAS LAST NIGRT
Leaders and Several Other
Towns Reported Badly
Terrific Hail Storm
Wind Storm In
(By Associated Press.)
EL PASO, Tex., June 11. In a
tornado at Lenders, Tex., Inst night,
A. Golurp and three children were
killed. Mrs. Golurp and A. Anderson
were seriously injured. Thirteen
houses were wrecked and scores of
cattle killed. A heavy hall accom
panied the wind. Several other
towns aie reported heavily damaged.
GOES TO EXPOSITION.
(By Associated Press.)
PORTLAND, Ore., Juno 11. Am
bassador Jusserand of France, arriv
ed here today en route to the Alaska-Yukon-Paciflc
III RATE BASE
Shippers of "Inland Empire"
to Hold Convention at
(By Associated Press.)
OGDEN, Utah. June 11. A call
will be issued In a few days for a
convention of the wholesale and re
tall merchants and other freight
shippers In what is designated as
the "Inland Empire." The object
is to bring about -the co-operation of
the Interior cities In the demand
that the railroads shall not discrimi
nate in favor of coast cities In the
moving of freight from eastern
points'. Delegates are expected .from
as far north as Spokane and all t tho
territory affected by the, Interstate
Commerce decision in the "Spokane
MAI' TiYNCH MEXICAN.
LOS ANGELES, Juno 11. A dis
patch from Brawley, Cal., says a
mob is forming to lynch a Mexican
arrested for assaulting a llttle.glrl..
The Mexican fit's the description of
the suspect wanted in connection
with the little .Annie Poltera case.
Government Orders Inyestiga
tion of Eat St. Louis'ack-.
, ing Houses.
(Bt Associated ,Pross.)
WASHINGTON, D. C, Juno 11.
Upon the challenge of J". F. -Harms,
a government mat Inspector at St.
Louis who' has sent In his resigna
tion, tho Department of Agrlculturo
has ordered a. thorough Investiga-s
tion of the packing house conditions
of East St. Louis.
An Alamcdii, Cal.. woman ia suing
the water company because her hnr
was rinl hy hard water. During
the trlul( wo prtsumoj thero will ho
generous outpouring! of hard words
and the Joser will consider It a case
of hard luck.
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