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Coos Bay-Drain Route Of Southern
Pacific Will Be Pushed
MAKES NEW CITY
At Intersection of Unipqua River the
Town of Reedsport AA'ill
(Times Special Service.)
Gardiner, Ore., May 9. Work Is
beginning to hum on the Drain-Coos
Bay route of the Southern Pacific.
One hundred and twenty cars of
bridge steel are being delivered at
Drain, and the men in charge say
the work of active construction will
start this month asd be pushed rapid
ly on to the terminus at Coos Bay.
There has been delay occasioned by
the straightening out of the Loss ac
counts, which have been in court for
over a month.
The tunnel work will begin at
once. The upper tunnels are in
about 300 feet at each end, and the
big tunnel at Paradise is in about 400
feet at each end. At the latter are
two large bpllers and a big air com
pressor. This furnishes compressed
air for the other tunnels about a mile
distant. The cement used in the .
work is being taken up the Umpqua
river from Reedsport to ScottBburg,
where it is transferred to the rail
road. It is a certainty that an enterpris
ing city will build up on the Ump
qua at the point where the railroad
will cross about two miles below
Gardiner. Anticipating this, Walter
P. Reed, a prominent citizen of Gar
diner, has platted out a town at the
juncture of water and rail. The town
is named Reedsport, and already a
number of houses are being built.
The contract has been let for a largo
sawmill, which will give employment
to over sixty men.
Other industries are contemplating
locating at Reedsport, and the future
for a" thriving little city seems as
sured. It is thought that some of the
industries at Gardiner may move to
the new town because of its proxim
ity to the railroad.
TOMMY BURNS WINS
ER0M JACK O'BRIEN
IN TWENTY ROUNDS
Los Angeles, May 9. Tommy
Burns "won the heavyweight cham
pionship of the world from Jack
O'Brien here last mght after twenty
rounds of fighting that for the most
part was a race. O'Brien began on
the run from start to finish with
Burns trying to overtake him. When
Burns did catch up, O'Brien hugged
so hard they had to be pried apart
by Referee Eyton. Tho crowd hoot
ed and Jeered O'Brien. But few
blows of any vigor were landed by
either man and neither suffered any
Burns actually beat O'Brien off
nls back with his fists in his endeav
or to get a fight out of the Philadcl
phian. O' Brien's eyes were black
ened and his lips were cut during
the occasional spells of fighting.
Before the beginning of the fight
all bets were declared off on the in
struction of Manager McCarey of tho
Pacific Atheletlc Club. The action
was not explained.
Tho weather forecast for to-
day follows: AVestern Oregon,
western AVoslUngton, rain; east-
ern Oregon, eastern AVashington
and Idaho, rain and cooler.
The local weather for yester-
day, as reported by Dr. Mlngus,
the Marshfleld observer, fol-
Highest 03 degrees
Lowest 45 degrees
0 p. m 60 degrees
AVind, southwest. Cloudy.
Compliments Editor of Labor World,
On Moyer-Haywood Ed
itorial. LIKED LAST PARAGRAPH
Which Said Accused Could Not Re
Exonorutcd From Clmrgo of Det
Pittsburg, Pa., May 9. John D.
Prlngle, editor of the Labor World,
received the following letter from
President Roosevelt: "My dear Mr.
Prlngle Nothing that has been
spoken or written that I have seen
of the Moyer and Haywood contro
versy has pleased me as much as
your letter and editorial. In my
letter I Wished to drive a wedge In
between honest, law abiding men
with whom I feel much party sym
pathy and those worst foes of the
movement who preach anarchy and
lawless violence; Just as I wish to
see a wedge driven In between the
capitalist who is opposer and swindl
er and the capitalist who strives to
do right by all his fellows the man
who is an American citizen first, and
"Above all I want to express my
absolute agreement with your final
paragraph, running as follows, 'The
Labor World has not a word to utter
regarding the guilt or innocence of
Moyer, Haywood and Pettibone In
their present terrible position. We
hope they are Innocent and will be
proven to be so, but what we want
to point is that their Innocence of the
preferred charge against them will
not, in our estimation, exonorate
them from the charge of preaching
an industrial and social policy that
Is damning to the interests of the
wage workers of the country.' With
all good wishes, believe me, sincerely
Madison, Wis., May O. The
senatorial deadlock remains un-
J. A. Pickens has leased the M. M.
& P. ranch from Messrs. E. J. Mingus
J. Preuss and Mrs. Merchant, and
will reside there for the next five
years. The ranch is known as the
Mrs. Hershal Riggs, of Grangeville,
Idaho, is in the city to attend the
bedside of her brother, Roy Brainard,
who has been ill for somo time. Mr.
Rlggs will also arrive in a short
Mrs. J. T. Bridges, of Myrtle
Point, who has been 111 In this city
for several days, is much improved.
Mrs. Bridges is accompanied by her
P. A. Devers, who has been on a
business trip to Boise, Idaho, for the
past three weeks, left Portland lasv
night for Marshfleld, and will prob
ably arrive overland Saturday.
AV. A. Reed, of Fort Seward,
Alaska, arrived yesterday on the
steamer Alliance, and will visit here
for some time with his wife and her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Sehl
bredo. Tom Fox, who has been attending
medical college at Portland for the
past term, arrived home yesterday to
spond his vacation with his parents.
Mr. Fox will return to the University
of Oregon for his last term next Sep
tember. II. E, Schubert, who has been at
tending to business matter in this
city for tho past few days, will return
to San Francisco on the steamer F.
Dr. Toye is out of tho city for a
few days, and will return Sunday.
Member of Associated Press.
COOS BAY TIMES, MARSHFIKLD,
TODAY IS CLEAN UP DAY,
AND THE DIRT WILL FLY
The pick-up wagons are ready and will start early this morning on
their all day tour of Marshfleld strcctsj with the drivers keeping a keen
eye out for piles of dirt and rubbish in the middle of the street. It is
believed that everyone will do their share toward cleaning up the city.
Mayor Straw is confident that if the same support Is given the work
as was accorded It last year there will be no question but that Marshfleld
will present a vastly Improved appearance by Friday night.
WILL BE BUILT
Proposed Coos Bay Road Will Be
come Reality As Result Of
Papers AA'll Be Prepared nnd For
warded to Secretary of State
and County Clerk.
All the money necessary to Insure
the success of the Coos Bay electric
railroad has been subscribed, and the
only delay in the building of the line
will be the securing of the necessary
papers and the passing of tho fran
chise by the city councils of Marsh
fleld and North Bend.
To secure the required sum of
$100,000 about forty-flve bought
stock. The papers of incorporation
will shortly be submitted to tho sec
retary of state and the county clerk,
and when these are approved a meet
ing of the stockholders will be called
for the purpose of electing officers.
The three men whose names appear
on the papers as the Incorporators
are: Walter S. McFarland, cashier
of the First National Bank of Marsh
fleld; C. S. AVinsor, of the Oregon
Bank of North Bend; and Thomas F.
Rice, a capitalist from Los Angeles.
F. B. AValte, who has been promi
nent In tho work of establishing the
line, will leave today for Portland
on a short business trip. All of tho
men interested express deep satis
faction at the successful outcome of
the efforts which were made.
Northwest League. O
Seattle, May 9. Seattle, 4;
Vancouver, 3. '
Tacoma, May 9. Tacoma, 5;
MEXICO WILL NOT
Minister of Foreign Affairs Refuses
. To Believe Serious Complications
City of Mexico, May 9. Minister
of Foreign Affairs Marlscal states
that Mexico will not go to war with
Guatemala over the question of the
extradition of General Lima.- He
admitted that diplomatic relations
might be broken off but even this,
he said, will not be construed as
cause for war. A third note has been
addressed to the Guatemalan govern
ment on the subject. An overt act
of insult to the Mexican government
would completely change the attitude
of that government.
RUINI0US FIRE AT
KANSAS CITY, M0.
Kansas City, Mo., May 9. Fire
yesterday afternoon destroyed the
five story university building occu
pied by Montgomery AVard and com
pany, and the offices of numerous
artists, physicians and musicians.
The loss is a quarter of a million
dollars. One life was lost and six
are missing who may be burled be
neath the ruins. Fifteen were more
or less seriously injured.
OREGON, FRIDAY, MAY 10, 1007.
. PLACE BRICKS
Tension Of San Francisco Situation
Relieved By Beautiful Tribute
i Paid Strike-Breakers.
TROUBLE NOT AT END
Attempt to Operate Cars in Afternoon
Brings Out Mob of 1,000
San Francisco, May 9. Roses and
carnations, Instead of brickbats and
cobblestones, were the features of to
day's run of two street cars of the
United Railways, manned by twenty
six strikebreakrs, from the car barns
at Oak and Broderlck streets, for a
distance of three or four miles
through the business and residence
streets of the AVestern addition.
Stirred to admiration by tho courage
of the unarmed strikebreakers In
operating the two cars In the mob
crowded thoroughfares, women all
aiong the route stood on the door
seps or leaned from windows and
waved handkerchiefs, clapped their
hands, cheered and threw flowers at
tlie non-unionists, as the police pro
tected tho cars that ran slowly by.
On the return trip on Sacramento
street, young girls ran ont from the
florists and tossed handfuls of bright
colored, long-stemmed carnations to
the platform of one of the cars.
The cars were halted while tho
young women brought clusters of
carnations and roses from the shops
and offered them to the men. Soon
every strikebreaker had a flower on
his coat. Extra ones they tossed to
Assistant President Mullally, Super
intendent Chapman, Chief Surgeon
Coffey and other officials of the com
pany, who were keeping pace in an
From a bakery in the neighbor
hood a stout woman came hurrying
breathlessly with her hand full of
small cakes hot from the oven. They
wero devoured In a twinkling by the
uniformed recipients, and she ran
back to the shop and brought more.
But tho afternoon's trip was not all
cakes and flowers. A taunting, Jeer
ing, howling crowd of more than
1,000 strikers and sympathizers
jogged and trotted along tho side
walks, reviling the carmen and yell
ing frenzied threats to "Get them
yet;" crying murder, "cowardB" and
"scabs." Now and then an unseen
arm was drawn back in the outskirts
of the crowd and missiles came hurl
ing through the air to crash against
the car. One brick hurled from the
sidewalk cleared the top of a car and
struck a union man in the chest. Al
though no shooting was witnessed by
the police, company officials or news
paper men who accompanied the cars
on their run, one motorman declared
after the return to the barn that a
shot was flred from tho sidewalk on
Devlsadoro street, between Golden
Gate avenue and McAllister,
Mrs. Laxton Advertises IIouso For
Rent and Gets Tenant Be
Quick results were obtained by
Mrs. AVllllam Laxton of West Marsh
fleld when she Inserted an advertise
ment In tho Coos Bay Times Thurs
The ad. was for the purpose of se
curing a tenant for a house which
Mrs. Laxton holds. Before the day
ended she had four applicants and
tho house bad been routed.
FAIL TO SECURE
After Five Hours Work Counsels In
Moyer-Haywood Trial Make
IMPANEL 100 MORE
Is Thought Selection oi Jury AVill Bo
Completed by the Last of
Boise, Idaho, May 9. AV. D. Hay
wood, the first of tho alleged par
ticipants in tho conspiracy by which
It is alleged the assassination of Gov
ernor Steuncnbcrg was plotted and
executed, was placed on trial today
for his life. The counsel for tho state
and tho prisoner entered at once In
a business like way upon the exam
ination of prospective jurors, and
kept steadily at the task for five
hours. No Juror was finally accept
ed, but substantial progress was
made and indications at the close of
the session was that a jury would be
obtained by tho end of next week.
It was earnest and business like.
Its striking feature was the absence
of crowds or demonstration in any
form. At no time In the morning or
afternoon was tho court room more
than half filled, and the streets
around the court house square con
tained not a single loiterer.
The case was halted shortly before
B o'clock by tho exhaustion of the
Jury panel, and an adjournment was
taken until Monday.
In the meantime the sheriff will
summon a special venire of 100 men.
Eleven men under examination, but
not yet fully accepted or rejected,
were locked up and will be closely
Haywood was brought Into court
at 10 o'clock sharp in tho morning.
He found his family In a long lino
of chairs to the right of his seat; and
In front were all his counsel. He
devoted more attention to his young
est daughter than to anyone else, and
throughout tho day took practically
no part In the selection of the jurors.
Men In similar Jeopardy, as a rule,
make a close study of their prospect
ive jurors, and frequently express
their personal preferences, but Hay
wood seems content to leave the mat
ter entirely with his lawyers. Hay
wood gavo no sign of any feeling,
but sat quietly throughout the day.
Will Bring Together Parties Wishing
Rooms With Those Having
Them To Rent.
WILL BE NO CHARGE
Thought That Plan AV1I1 Have Effect
of Eliminating Much of the
To accommodate tho many strang
ers and others who are constantly ar
riving on Coos Bay, tho Times will
open a central headquarters in its
office where anyone in tho city hav
ing rooms can list them. No chargo
will be made for the service. It Is
for the purpose of helping tho com
munity that the step Is taken. Tho
list of rooms as they are brought in
will be put down in rotation, in order
to insure all an equal chance.
In the paper will be run a dally
notice Inviting strangers and anyone
wishing rooms to take advantage of
thoso listed at our office. There
seems to be no question but that tho
plan will work out most successfully.
It is suggested that all persons hav
ing a room or rooms list them as
soon as posslblo. Tho paper will ap
preciate very much a card or tele
phone message if it is inconvenient
to call at this office.
USE TIMES WANT ADS
Hold Mass Meeting And Formulate
Further Plans For Roseburg-
Coos Bay Electric Line.
POPULAR COUPLE WED
Morton Bragdon and Miss Lela Swift
Joined in Matrimony at tho
(Times Special Service.)
Myrtle Point May 9. A second
grand mass meeting was held In Ben
son's hal In Myrtle Point on tho even
ing of May 7, to further discuss tho
matter of an oiectrlc road to Rose
burg. Handbills notifying of the
meeting had been Issued by order of
the Chamber of Commerce, and dis
tributed throughout tho adjoining
country. There was a good repre
sentation from the country surround
ing tho city.
The Centennial band set tho ball
rolling by marching to tho hall and
rendering several of their choicest
selections, while tho crowd was
gathering, The meeting was called
to ordor by J. T. Bridges, president
of the Chamber of Commerce. Tho
first on tho program was a report of
the secretary of the Chamber of Com
merce concerning the work of that
body during tho past few weeks. The
president then introduced Major L.
D. Kinney of Marshfleld, who deliv
ered a rousing address along lines
concerning general development in
Coos county, and warmly advocating
the building of tho electric road as
an Important factor in our futuro
growth and progress.
The major held tho close attontion
of his audience for nearly two hours,
which Is a great tribute to his ability
as a speaker on a business proposi
tion. At the close of Mr. Kinney's
remarks the following delegates
were elected to represent Myrtle
Point: L. A. Roberts, G. H. Guorin,
D. A. Hullng, M. O. Stemler, J. T.
Bridges, E. AV. Hermann, P. H. Pho
lan. R. W. Lundy and Mr. Bargelt
wero elected alternates. The senti
ment here is that Myrtle Point can bo
counted upon when it comes to an
Morton Bragdon and Miss Lela
Swift wero married at tho Guerin
hotel in Myrtle Point on May 8, Rev.
Thomas Barklow officiating. Tho
ceremony was performed In tho
presence of the hotel family and a
few guests. The parlors wore decor
ated with flowers and evergreens. Re
freshments wero .served, and the em
ployes of the post offlco were remem
bered with a generous supply of wed
The young couple have both been
long and favorably known In Myrtlo
Point, and their many friends Join in
wishing them a long, happy and pros
perous life. They took their depart
ure for Marshfleld on tho morning,
train amid a shower of rice.
AVcIl Known Man Dies.
D. H. Richards died very suddenly
of heart disease May 7, at his homo
just east of this city. Mr. Richards
was a veteran of the civil war, having
enlisted in Battery D, Third New
A'ork artillery, March 24, 18 C4, and
was discharged June 5, 1865.
Tho deceased was a member of
Colonel Jewett Post, G. A. R and
the funeral was held under the post's
auspices from the M. E, church on
May 8, Rev. Rogers officiating. Mr.
Rogers leaves a wlfo and five chil
dren to mourn his death. The fam
ily has the sympathy of tho com
munity in its bereavement.
SPECIAL STORM AA'ARNING.
Portland, Ore., May 0.
Southeast storm warnings l$:30
p. in., Port Crescent, AVcst nel-
liiighani, Aberdeen, North Head,
Blulne. Storm moderate; en-
ergy approaching AVashington
coast; will cause high southerly
winds tonight, which will shift
later to southwest.
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