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THE MORXIXG OREGOXIAN, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1914.
$500,000 VOTED BY
R0SEBURG FOR LINE
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City at Polls Passes Fund to
Aid Building of Railroad
to Coos Bay.
SUM TO BE PAID AS BONUS
Purse Is Cp for Any Company to
Construct Line Park Issue Loses
at . Polls City Council
ROSEBURG, Or., Oct. 5. (Special.)
By a vote of more than three to one,
the voters of Roseburgr today author
ized issuance of bonds in the sum of
$500,000 with which to assist in the
construction of a railroad between
Itoseburs and Coos Bay. Concurrent
with voting the bonds, the voters elect
ed a railroad commission composed of
-10 prominent business men of the city
to handle the improvement.
The bonds are in reality a bonus and
the $500,000 will be paid to any com
pany or any individual who. will guar
antee under sufficient bonds to con
struct the railroad and operate the
came for a term of years.
The voters also voted to repeal the
occupation tax and rejected issuance of
bonds for park purposes.
The Councilmen elected were: Wil
liam Hargreaves, ward one; D. R.
Shambrook, ward two; A. J. Geddes,
ward three; W. S. Hamilton, ward four.
At 10 o'clock -tonight the returns
from three of the four precincts were
complete. The election was one of the
most spirited events held here in years
and, notwithstanding that only tax
payers were allowed to vote' on the
bond issues, more than. 900 votes were
MOTOR HITS AUTO; TWO DIE
Dallas Men Killed When Engine
Stops as Train Approaches.
DALLAS. Or.. Oct. S. (Special.)
Konso Mansion, a contractor and
builder of Dallas, and Warren Quick,
a farmer living near Dallas, were
killed at Bowersvile, three miles East
of Dallas, this morning, when trying
to negotiate the railroad crossing
there in an automobile driven by Quick
ahead of the rapidly-approaching pas
senger gasoline car on the Salem,
falls City & Western Railroad. ,
The accident occurred at identically
the same place where Mark Blodgett,
of Dallas, was struck last week by
a local freight when crossing the rail
road with his clover huller.
Just as the auto reached the grade
near the track, the engine stopped.
The train picked the auto up and car
ried it 100 yards.
Both Manston and Quick were mar
ried men, and both were young. Mans
ton was prominent in Dallas lodge cir
cles, being a leading member of both
the Oddfellows and Masonic' orders.
Quick was a prosperous farmer and
widely, known all over the county.
,R0AD EARNS $111,109,769
President of Santa l"e Protests
Against Increasing Taxation.
CHICAGO, Oct. 5. "Between the re
pressive forces of government and the
demands of organized labor it is evi
dent that the sum remaining as the
share of invested capital is in serious
danger," remarks E. P. Ripley, presi
dent of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa
K Railway Company, in his annual
report, made public here today. He
adds that under these conditions the
road will make no additions or better
ments, however desirable, unless they
can be paid for out of current earn
ings. Uross earnings for the fiscal year
were $111,109,769 and the net revenue
from operation $37,640,436, or $1,593,-
less man ror tne previous year.
Taxes increased $863,433. In comment
ing on ttils. Mr. Ripley observed that
in the Is.st 10 years taxes have in
creased 188 per cent, while the invest
ment has increased only 40 per cent.
SCHOOL LAND POINT WON
Court Overrules Demurrer of Hyde
in State Suit at Eugene'.
EUC3ENE, OrQcA.' 5. (Special.)
Judge Harris, of the Circuit Court, to
day overruled the demurrer of the de
fendants to the amended complaint in
the case of the State of Oregon against
V. A. Hyde, in which the state seeks
to recover school lands alleged to have
been fraudulently obtained. The case
affects thousands of acres of school
lands in Oregon and may come to trial
in the Circuit Court in Eugene within
the next few months.
Judge Harris recognized the demur
rer to the original complaint holding
that the state in waiting for more than
10 years after the filing upon the
lands had procrastinated unduly. The
state in its amended complaint blamed
the Federal Government for the delay.
GRAND JURY ACTION ASKED
Governor Lays Charges Against Dis
trict Attorney or Tillamook.
SALEM, Or., Oct. 5. (Special.)
Governor West announced today that
the evidence obtained by Miss Fern
Hobbs, his private secretary, in her in
vestigation of charges against M. J.
Gersoni, District Attorney of Tilla
mook County, had been turned over to
the grand jury. The charges against
Gersoni are incompetency, failure to
attend to his duties and gambling.
Governor West said he had asked for
the official's resignation, but that he
had declined to give it. Gersoni was
appointed by Governor West when the
County Attorney bill passed at the last
session of the Legislature became operative.
Coos Bay "Pioneer Passes.
S1ARSHFIELD. Or.. Oct. 5. (Special.)
William Saunders. a resident of
Lmpire for 41 years and one of the
Pioneers of the county, died today aged
70. He leaves a widow, the first white
child born in Coos County, and three
sons, Frank. Alfred and John, the
former two being engaged on the Gov
ernment work at Celilo canal.
Salem Council Elects Member.
SALEM. Or., Oct. 5. (Special) G C.
Millett. of the Seventh Ward, was
elected a member of the City Council
tonight to succeed C. O. Presnall. re
signed. Mr. Millett is a farmer. Mr.
Presnall has moved to Dilley, Or. W.
C. Phillips was appointed a member of
the police force.
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One of Portland's Greatest Men's Stores
104-106 Third St., Bet. Washington and Stark
Af. Schultz & Co., of Chicago, at the Astounding Price of 42c on the Dollar
Turn, It Is on Sale to Portland People in the Most Amazing" and
Colossal Sale in the History of the West
Read These " Ghoice-of -the-House " Specials
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en s .Hats
Men, just stop and consider what this offer
means. You can choose from any hat in this
great store, that formerly sold to $5.00, in
cluding J. B. Stetsons, at this amazingly
low price. Every man should buy now. .
DOORS OPEN 9 A. M. SHARP
The Famous Stratford System Clothes Included
Any dress shirt in the house that formerly
sold to $3.50, including the famous Manhat
tans, are all grouped in one great lot, from
which you may choose while they last at
this very low price. Come early. v ,
My, What a Sacrifice It Is! Come, Share in These Bargains !
It Is the Location We Want Not the Merchandise
Regular to $2-Choice Now
It is time, boys, to discard that light Summer
underwear. Come to this great sale at once,
vhre you may purchase at cost prices and
less. Such famous makes as Cooper's are in
this great lot.
Regular to $4.00
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Every man can use an extra pair of trousers or two.
On sale here, while they last; we have grouped a
grand lot of men's trousers that formerly sold to $4
to be sold now at an average of less than half pride. .
Boys' School Suits
Regular $5 Choice Now
Make the' little man happy now. Bring them
to the great People's sale and let them choose
from a grand lot of boys' regular $5.00 school
suits now at a price which is almost one-half
their regular selling price.
s Little Things Reduced, Too a
50c Work Shirts, our price 29d
50c President Suspenders 29d
25c Boston Hose Supporters.. 11
50c Neckwear, choice now . . . .' 29
25c Hose, 6 pairs now for 69
L. A.d1er, of Rochester, Clothes
SALE TAKING PLACE HERE
Between Washington and Stark
Thousands of Dollars' Worth of New Fall Merchandise Included in This Sale
at 25 Per Cent to 60 Per Cent Less Than Regular Portland Prices
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