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TUB DAILY' COOS BAY TIMBS, MAItSUFIELI), OREGON, SUNDAY, MAY 5, 1007.
Box of Idaho Histories Under the
Floor of the State
IS VALUABLE WORK
First Publication Relative to Stnto of
Idaho When It Was a Territory.
Boise, Idaho, May 4. A find of
buried treasure from the antiquar
ian's point of view, was made a day
or two ago at the state house.
It Is the discovery of a box of the
first histories of Idaho ever printed
the report Issued In 1884 by James
Ii. Onderdonk, territorial controller.
So far as known, It was the first
effort to get up anything like a real
history of the state, or territory as It
was at that time. The book contains
150 pages written by a studious,
careful hand, with facts of rare value
on the earlier history of the state.
It was near enough to the first gold
stampede to be accurate. The work
was printed by the A. L. Bancroft
company of San Francisco. Some of
the books were distributed at the
time of their printing, but the work
never gained a large circulation, be
cause of its not being put where it
could be secured. There are prob
ably but very few copies in the Btate
at tho present time.
It has Deen known that there was
a good supply of the books some
where presumably about tho slate
house and the curious Beekers after
things strange have looked more
than once for them. It was not Un
til the last two days, however, that
they wero located. Then Engineer
Chambers, in carrying out eooto In
vestigations under tho building, back
of the boiler room the basement
does not extend under the whole
Imlldlng, but has a bank shelf where
one has to crawl to get around under
the floor found a cobwebbed box of
books, which he brought to the light.
He went to Treasurer Hastings, cus
todian of the building, and asked
what should be done with tho books.
Mr. Hastings, who Is an antiquarian
with an especial leaning toward the
historical, had known of tho Onder
donk history of the loss of the books,
and Immediately guessed what the
books were, even before seeing them.
A copy brought to him showed that
his guess had been correct, for the
box was filled with the long lost vol
umes. The books are to be distributed
where they will do the most good.
Copies are to be sent to the histor
ical societies of all the western
states, for exchange. Copies are to
go to the Smithsonian Institute In
Washington, and to tho historical
societies all over the country. They
will bo offered for exchango with pri
vate collectors, who have something
of value to offer, and whatever is re
ceived in exchango from all sources
will go to the Idaho State Historical
society. Most of this work will be
done by the same society.
Treasurer Hastings Is as proud of
this find, which is really of great his
torical value, as any collector could
be over the finding a rare gem of
LADY ESSEX GOOD MOTORIST
Handles Her Big Auto Cleverly In the
Streets of Nice.
Nice, May 4. Lady Essex, who
was Miss Adele Grant of New York,
Is a most skillful chauffeuse. Here
she drove her big motor car along
the coraiche road every day, nego
tiating Its corkscrew twists and
dodging In and out between the elec
tric omnibuses and other vehicles.
She is now moving from Nice to Lon
don. With her are her two children
and her mother, Mrs. Beech Grant.
JtlSS WAY HAS BEEN ILL
llut Will Be Ablo To Leave About
Miss Llllle Way, who won the
Telegram contest and will go to the
Jamestown exposition, has been ill.
She overworked herself In making
tho canvass and has been quite sick.
She is now, however, recovering and
will be able to make the trip.
Miss Way expects to leave Myrtle
Point May 15 and will start from
Portland May 20.
A HISTORY OP
Since the acquittal of Blnger Her
mann, In fact during all his trial,
there has been much Interest mani
fested in the case throughout this lo
cality, owing to tho fact that Coos
county claims Mr. Hermann as one
of her men. While he was not a na
tive of Oregon he began his career In
M. G. Pohl, one of the old settlers
who Is well informed on the early life
of the county, has been a strong de
fender of Mr. Hermann, and has
strongly resented some of the state
ments which were made about Mr
Hermann In the public press as being
misrepresentations of facts.
Mr. Pohl Bubmits a brief history of
Mr. Hermann In correction of some
of the statements which have been
made. The history Is as follows:
Blnger Herman came to Port Or
ford In 1859, not 1879. He began
teaching school as first teacher In the
Coqullle river school district No. 1,
extending from the mouth of the Co
qullle river to Hermann's place. He
took up the study of law under his
father, Dr. Hermann, in 1861. To
make a speaker out of him, the old
doctor would take up one side of an.
argument, Blnger the reverse. Thus
It came about that Blnger became a
republican in politics, as the old doc
tor was a democrat. In these de
bates also Blnger learned to control
his temper. Many a time he gained
advantages over the old gentleman,
who then became rather hard " on
At the beginning of the civil war,
In consequence of his oratorical
training, he raised the first volunteer
company In Roseburg, Lincoln mak
ing him a captain of the company.
He did not follow this company, but
began the forming of a second, for
which General Grant, who was then
president, appointed him receiver of
the land office in Roseburg. Not dis
honesty, but political changes, forced
him from this position.
He it was who during his term as
commissioner of the general land of
fice In Washington, reorganized the
laws concerning this office, which so
far were in a state of chaos.
Verily this man has done more
good for Coos and Curry counties
than most of the others have done
all put together.
LEAVE ON BREAKWATER.
Names of Those Who Go to San
Francisco From Coos Day.
The following people took passage
on the steamer Breakwater yesterday
for San Francisco. The vessel car
ried a full cargo of coal and miscel
E. W. Burette, Mrs. George Moir,
Gee Chow, E. J. Michael, T. J. Har
rlman, Mr. HIckey, S. Weltzer, John
Thorndyke, C. A. Keith, Mrs. E. A.
Anderson, Mrs. Wold, E. A. Ander
son, J. Bagley, F. C. Martland, C. C.
Imhoff, C. R. Gucdpeck, Mrs. Fair
man, C. A. Rathburn, Guy Warner,
Mrs. J. M. Byers, Jennie Byers, Mary
Byers, Zetta Byers, J. M. Byers, W.
W. Haugh, J. H. Woods, George
Hartman, Tom Walsh.
. MARINE NOTES.
Tho schooner Advent Is loaded
with a cargo of lumber at tho Simp
son mill, North Bend, and will leave
In a few days for San Francisco.
The steamer F. A. Kilburn will ar
rive on the bay this morning, and is
billed to leave on her way to Port
The following tablo shows ' the
high and low tides at Empire for
each day during the coming week:
A. M. P. M.
Sun., 5 6:47 7.6 8:27 7.4"
Mon., 6 8:07 7.3 9:23 7.7
Tue., 7 9:22 7.4 10:09 8.1
Wed., 8 10:24 7.5 10:52 8.4
Thu., 9 11:17 7.7 11:30 8.6
FrI., 10 11:17 7.7 11:30 8.6
Sat., 11 0:06 8.8 12:47, 7.5
A. M. P. M.
May. h. m. Feet h. m. Feet
Sun., 5 1:18 3.4 1:49 0.4
Mon., 6 2:28 3.0 2:50 0.7
Tue., 7 3:39 2.4 3:48 1.0
Wed., 8 4:32 1.5 4:40 1.2
Thu., 9 5:23 1.0 5:26 1.3
Fri., 10 6:07 0.3 6:10 1.7
Sat., 11 6:48 0.1 6:48 2.1
To find the tide houre at othor
Coos Bay points, figure as follows:
At the bar, -0.43; at North Bend, add
0.40; at Marshflcld, add 1.51; at
Mllllngton, add 2.15.
Remodeling of New England
Kitchen dqesnot Interfere wlfh the
regular Sunday dinners. f It
Quotations are as follows:
Flour Per sack, $1.10 to $1.50.
Potatoes Per lb.. 2 to 2c.
Cabbage Per lb., 5 to 6c.
Cauliflower Per head, 10 and 15c
Honey Per box, 20; 3 for 50c.
Onions Per lb., 4c to 5c.
Butter Creamery, 40c; dairy 36c
Boiled elder, per quart, 30c.
Carrots Por lb., 3o.
Turnips iPcr bunch, 6c.
Beets Per lb 2c.
Asparagus llba for 26c
Rhubarb 3 lbs. for 25c
Crabs $1 per dozen.
Stoelhead salmon Pr lb, 8, 9 and
Flounder, Kor lb., 6c
Herring Per 2 -canon buckc, 50c
Cleaned dams Por quart, 20c
RmpJro Clams Per bucket, 60c.
Salmon (salt) Per lb., 6c.
Fraits and Ntitfl.
Apples Per lb., 10c.
Cocoonuts Each, 10c
Walnuts Per lb., 36c. .
Almonds Per lb., 20o to SOc
Lemons Por dozen, 20c to 30o.
Bananas Per dozen, 36c.
Oranges Perdozen, 30 to 60c, ac
cording to size.
Sirloin steak Per lb., 12 to 15c
Boiling Per lb., 6c to 8c.
Veal Stow, per lb., 8c; cutlets,
10c to 12 c
Porterhouse steak Per lb., 12 c
Round steak Por lb., 10c
Chuck steak Per lb., 10c
Prime rib roast Per lb., 12 c
Mutton Roasts, per lb., 12 o to
15o; chops, lfi to 15c; stow, 10c
Pork Per pound, 12 to 16c
Lard 5-lbs., 76o; 10 lbs., $4.60.
Pickled pig's foot Per lb., 10c.
Bacon Per lb., 16 to 2 Be.
Hamburger steak Per lb., 10c
Sausage Por lb., lflo.
Bologna Per lb., 10c; 8 for 25c
ROLLER IS USED.
Brains Per lb., 16c; 2 for 26c,
Pickled pork Per lb., 12 c.
Corned beef Per lb., 7c.
Wienerwurst Por lb., 12V&c.
Lamb's tongues 6 for 26c.
Butter Per 24 ounce Bquare, 55.
Country eggs Per dorea, 2Sc.
Hens Dress,od, 22e lb.
GUIckena Frrs, dressed, J5C
Raisins London layers, per lb
20c to 30c; seeded, por 12-oa. pkg'
12&c( 19-oz. pkfi. 16c
Currants Cloan, per 12-oz. pfcR
W'J 16-oz. plcSt 16c
Citron 'Per lb.. 3c
Orango peel per lfc 25c
Lemon pool Per lb., 26c.
LO0AL WHOM2SALB MARKET.
Following hs n list of wholesale
prioes as seen on the looal raarkWr
Oat and wheat .hay $20 to $3
Chlckons, spring; ,te1&t
Dncka 6e to 75c
Shoep $3.00 to $5.00
Veal calves J2.T5
Beet, steers $2.50
Beof, cows $2.00
The now road roller, which was
given a thorough tryout on Broadway
yesterday, created quite a lot of In
terest. A large crowd of men, women
and children wero present to watch
the operations of the roller. One
Liverpool, May 4. May wheat,
New York, May 4. Lead, $6
$6.10; copper, $24.25 $25.25; sil
ver, 65 c.
Chicago, May 4. May wheat
opened 81 c, closed 81 c; July
wheat opened 83 84140, closed
83 84c; barley, 727414c; flax,
$1.14; Northwestern, $1.23.
San Francisco, May 4. Wheat,
Portland, May 4. Wheat Club,
78c; blue stem, SOc; red, 76c; val
would have thought to see the crowd
that a circus had come to the city
and was unloading Its cars on Broad
way. The roller did nice work, and all
Interested seemed to be well pleased
with what they saw. Another trial
will be given the machine Monday.
We Are Sti
No t-jalf-Hearted Business About This Sale
18c Unbleached Toweling
All linen, and 16 inches wide. Is of medium heavy
grado and worth fully 18c. About 100 yards
remains for tomorrow's
SOc Colored Damask 27c
Many Coos County housewives have bouaht liberally
01 tins inuio anmasK, ainny outers wiuiuo so dur
ing tho coming week. If you delay maim days, this
opportunity for an economical buy will J
bo gone. SOc value for only, ynrd
LACES AND RIBBONS
At thu Mill End Sale tills week there will bo tjoino of
ini" uiggcsi uiirgams lit laces aim rinixms evur Kiven
by any store in the country. Come iirciiarcd to. in
vest .some money, 'and we assure jou of usjgoodum
Investment as though you put it into Coos Jiny ltbil
estate. Ami that wo consider one of the jpest i
M'stliu'iits on earth.
$2.50 Summer Waists
There is still a completo assortment Sbf these
dainty waists, notwithstanding tho largo num
ber wo have sold. Fine lawn, handsomely
trimmed with laco und embroidery, latest
styles, shmt and long sleoves, ninjla to sell
tor ?2,D0, your cnalco nt the
Mill End, only
Corsets Only 3
and $j values, all
, & S. Corsots, regular 75c
sizes and tho newest models. Manufacturer's
BurplUB stock. Whllo they ladt,
only J .
i This is the beginning of the second week Delays
ate dangerous You can t arprd to be one of the laggards
Don t be too late.
If you could see the thpngs which attend this sale.
see how much they buy J and how little they pay,
you'd appreciate fully thatthis is a most unusual event.
Why? What attracts them? What are the in
ducements which have crowded this store for the past
O T tt. s J 1 t f if f
oimpiy a rarity 01 oiiermgss ana a rienness 01 values, i nis is truly a
big sale, big: assortments, big values, big attendance, big with promises
But, the biggest and best of it is, the substantial savings, the unprece
dented price economies which attend every purchase.
For instance note these items for this week:
$3.50 Ladies Oxfords $2.15
Dozens of our patrons have been fitted ot In ,hese oxfords in the last three days, and
many, realizing tho unusual saving, havlb 'iHi6n several pairs. Como In and be fitted
this week, whllo the rango of styles! and lasts Is complete. Pair. t
only ' .1D
Values Up Lo $12.5JiOnIy $4.45.
Fine tailored skirts. Nowest styles and shades. Materials are mohairs in black and
colors, pannmns and novelty plaids. Values runVs high as $12.50. Never before
were such really big savings offered in high classVailored skirts. tt A AC
Choice of entire lot, only , V. tDI'.sO
C005 BAY'S GREATEST STORE.
Values Up to $1 for 43c.
The way these shirts sold the last three days demon
strates their saving. Former prices range as high
as $U and not a garment in the lot Is worth less
than65c. For ths' week's selling, the stock has
beenb-eplenished, sizes which were sold out havo
agalnlbeen addedf and if you make your selections
early you will ha,ve no difficulty In being JQ.
Although dozens of these have sold in the three days
of the sale there still remains a full rango of sizes.
Both walsraand bib overalls are among the lot, and
they are yinown as the Armour brand, which
itouuKjr imaua lor (oc. une Mm End r
price is,. I JC
s W.tso Cordiirov
aitts $ I A7
An Itefn that his caused special interest in the Men's
fnU lVH,Mens Cordury Pants at $1.47 per
, y. ..u uca i mi irom a
iiiwiaure ana i assorted lengths.
to 42 waist
NORTH BEND, OREGON
25c Men!s Fancy Hosiery
quantity of these fancy hoso havo gone out since the
f ,,u.eSf ",V If nu havo not already laid in your
weePk.y Pa??.8. H .'?, f , . so th,s J 2c
$2.25 VALUES 85c
Here's another of th countless savings that
await you at the powerful Mill End sale. Chil
dren s good school dresses, sizes 4 to 14 years,
former prices ran inn IiIti, .o or 1
choice at the M ,rir
at tho Mijl End Sale,