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About The Coos Bay times. (Marshfield, Or.) 1906-1957 | View Entire Issue (April 23, 1907)
IHE DAILY COOS MAY TIMES, AtAltSHFIlttib, oilRtibft, TUESDAY, ArRIL 23, 1007.
Railroad is Contemplating , Some
Extensive Igipcov.ements on
The Water Front.
HAVE FIFTY PLAT CARS
Have Been Ordered To Use In Sink
ing Shipments From Coqtilllc
The Coos Bay Roseburg and East
ern Railway and Navlgatlpn com
pany has made arrangements for ex
tensive Improvements to be finished
Just as soon as It 1b possible to get
material and more rolling stock.
Mr. Chandler has ordered GO mqro
flat cars. They are badly i needed
to handle lumber shipments from the
Coqullle valley. The cars are ex
The present wharf Is to be extend
ed until It reaches the bunkers at
one end and the limit of the railroad
water front right of way on the east.
The west end of the new improve
ment is tot bo finished by the first of
July and whon It Is all completed
the company will have a half mile
of wharf on deep water, which will
be none too much to accomodate the
vessels wanting to load at the same
time. The present wharf will accom
odate three large schooners nt a
The present warehouse on the
wharf is to be removed and n new
one constructed at the extreme west
end of the new wharf. The new
building wjll be 50x600 feet In di
mensions and will be so arranged
with slips that the Breakwater and
other large vessels can be unloaded
much faster than under the present
When the new wharf is completed
there will be three tracks running
its entire length. Two of these will
be used almost exclusively for lum
ber cars. There will bo ample
switches to make boat loading more
The work of constructing the new
wharf will commence just as soon
as piles can bo procured. Owing to
the bad weather of the past month
it has been Impossible to work In
the woods and no piles can bo secured.
Oregon Commission Hns Made nn
Order Under Provision of the
Salem, Ore., April 22. An order
has been made by the railway com
mission of Oregon regarding the
making of reports in cases a( acci
dents according to the provisions of
section CC of tho act creating the
commission. Tho section leads as
"Every railroad shall, whenever
an accident attended by loss of hu
man life or limb, or with serious in
Jury to person or property, occurs
within this state upon its line of road
or in Its depot grounds or yards, give
immediate notice thereof to the com
mission, stating the particulars
The order provides, in substance,
that every railroad shall at once
send telegraph notice of tho accident
to the commission at his office at
Salem, giving all particulars avail
able at the time the dispatch is sent;
that the dally reports made on form
No. 2 should be forwarded to Salem
as sooii after the dispatch as posslblo
and that the monthly summary acci
dent reports be sent to the commis
sion within the first ten days of tho
ensulngmonth. The various railway
companies are requested to notify
their dispatchers and have them com
ply with the order of the commission.
FRANCE MAY GET CONGO
Rumor That King Leopold Will Cede
the African Holdings.
Paris, April 22. A dispatch from
Brussels says there Is a rumor that
King Leopold of Belgium will offer
to cede tho Congo Independent State
to Franco forthcoming an Interview
at Paris with President Falliores.
France enjoys the right of pre-emption
in Congo under the treaty of
Berlin which treaty gavo Leopold
the right and power to dispose of
tho Congo state during his lifetime.
And courteous treatment are the undisputed right
of every depositor in this bank there nre nn
number of them willing to testify to these facts!
Can you not add your name to our list? Informa
tion cheerfully given by every officer and director
of the bank.
First National Bank of Goos Ba'
JOHN 3. COKE, President O. B. IlLVSDALE, Vtce-I'restdont
W. 8. MoVARLAXD, feuhler
California and Oregon Coast Steamship ''Company.
COOS BAY to Portland and Return
GEO. D. GRAY a CO., General'agents,
421 Market St.. San. Francisco.
L. W. SHAW, Agent,
, Marhfipld. Phono 44)
Will be open for business
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Corner 4th and C Streets
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On deep water-eaaQhannel'of Goos 'River.' l
Streets 100 feet and 6t feet widealleys '20 feet.
LOTS 35.00 TO $350.00
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