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THE DAILY COOS CAY TIMES, MARSIIFIELD, OREGON, SUNDAY, MAY 20, 1007.
BALL GAME AND
AND THE CAT CAME BACK.
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Ten Hundred and Fifty Dollars
Subscribed and There Is Every
Indication of More
TO. CANVASS CITY
Committee WW Slake Every Effort
to Secure Funds Andrew Mc '
Ccllnnd's Liberal Offer.
The library committee appointed
secure funds for the purposeaolln
secure funds for the proposed public
library in Marshfleld reports that
over $1,050 has been raised to date
and that a through canvass has not
yet been attempted. The list of those
cho subscribe to the fund will ap
peal irom time to time as aaumons
are made. It Is the plan of the com
mittee to raise the necessary funds
The following persons have sub-
scribed to date, with the proviso that
at least $3,000 is to be raised and
the city council will vote a means for
the maintenance of the library;
Dr. J. T. McCormac : . ?100
H. Sengstacken 100
J. M. Blake 100
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James H. Flanagan '. '. '. '. '. '. '. . 100
J. W. Bennett 100 j
Andrew C. McClelland ...:.. 100
.Coos Bay Gas and Electric Co. with Bert Peterson, tno local iav-
by Seymour H. Bell 100 orlte. Special boats will run to old
Progress Club- 50 .North Bend .leaving Marshfleld in
W. U. Douglas Ejotlme for passengers to witness the
H. Lockhart 50 ' ball game at 2 o'clock and the fight
J. S. Coke 50
Dr. E. J. Mingus 50
Mr. McClelland gave $100 with the
understanding that $900 be subscibed
before his subscription bo counted. I
He also promised to give the last j
three hundred dollars of the $3,000 ,
and if the fund went to $4,500 ho
will give the rest of the $5,000. In
addition to the amounts listed above
there are at least two or three small
nmounts that were promised when
the library questioned was first'
First Presbyterian Church H. H.
Brown , pastor; A special Memorial
service will bo held in this church
Sunday morning at 11 a. m. at which
Dupont Post G. A. R. will attend in
a body. The sermon will bo preached
by the pastor who has chosen for
his subject, "The Great Decoration."
At the evening service which begins
at 8 o'clock the pastor will preach
on "Tho Glory of Pathos." The ser
mon will "be illustrated from the
story of Dr. MacLure by tho late Dr.
John Watson. The Sunday School
.convenes for Bible study at 10 a. m.
The young People's Society hold
their devotional service at 7 o'clock.
Tho topic will bo "The Southern
Christian Science Serrvices will
be held In Redman's Hall, Sunday
at 11 a. m. Subject "Ancient and
Modern Mecromnncy," or "Mesmer
ism and Hypnotism." -A cordial in
vitation is extended to all.
O. Helllsatt, who has been doing
salvation army work In Marshfleld
for the past for or five months
will preach In the Baptist church
Sunday night In the absence of Rev.
D. W. Thurston, who is away on a
short vacation trip. Mr. Hellisatt has
decided to talk on tho following text;
"Wo came with a straight course
sermon is promised.
Methodist Church Rev. W. R. F.
Browne, pastor, 10 a. m. Sabbath
School; 11 a. m. Sermon, subject
"Tho Abundant-Life." 7 p. m. Ep
worth League, Topic, "Missions, Res
cuing tho World from Sin." 8 p. m.
Sermon, subject "A Withered Hand."
A lordlal welcome is extended to
all strangers to attend these ser
vices. Mr. T. Best, will sing "It is
well my soul," at tho morning ser
vice, Miss Agnes Golovson, will sing
"O Dry those Tears," at the evening
Born Saturday morning to Mr.
and Mrs. A. E. Morton of Libby a
RUN SPECIAL BOATS
Indications Point to Heavy Attend-
aneeat the Two Events
In North Heml.
J. O'Kelly, the Marshfleld boat
man, will referee the twenty round
fight this afternoon between Jack
Williams and Chaise Roos. That
there is more than usual interest in
today's fight is attested by the heavy
bets made. Besides the $250 side bet
it is said the two men have put up
personally several hundred dollars.
The gate receipts will be divided be
tween the fighters, seventy-five per
cent to the winner and twenty-five
per cent to the loser. Williams stated
Saturday night that ho.would win
by a knock-out. Ross says he will get
i the decision in twenty rounds. Which
I ever way tlie fight goes there Is a
, feeling that it will be the best con-
test witnessed on the bay for years.
' As a preliminary to the Williams
' Roos fieht in the North Bend liavlllon
this afternoon Paddy Coyne, who has
been furnishing workouts for Will -
lams every day, will go six rounds
The four masted schooner Salvator
has arrived at the railroad dock to
laod lumber for San Francisco.
The schooner J. M. Weatherwax
will load lumber at the railroad for
The schooner Compeer will sail for
San Francisco Monday with 430,000
feet of lumber.
The schooner Bertie Minor loading
lumber at the railroad wharf will
be loaded with a cargo of lumber
ready to sail the latter part of the
The tug Roscoe arrived yesterday
from the Sinuslaw with a small ship
ment of mohair and will return to the
SInulaw this morning. The Roscoe
brought the schooner Hugh Hogan
from the Sinulaw with a part cargo
of lumber which was to be finished
at this port but owing to lack of
lumber the schooner was sent on the
The steamer F. A. Kilburn left
Portland last night for this port.
She is billed to arrive here this
morning and to sail on her way south
The steamer M. F. Plant Is billed
to arrive here this morning from
The engineer bout Arago, which
has been working for tho past week
at tho bar where a resurvey Is being
made arrived at the Marshfleld com
mission company dock yesterday to
spend Sunday. William G. Carroll
engineer In charge states that with
a few more good days In which to
work the figures for tho bar will
be completed. The engineers were
able to work three days last week
just outside the south sand spit.
The steamer Alliance will sail for
Portland this morning, with a small
cargo of general freight.
Tho steamer Breakwater arrived
from San Francinsco yesterday with
a good sized cargo and several pass
engers. She will sail out Sunday
morning leaving North Bend about
0 o'clodk. This will be tho last
trip of tho Breakwater for about
The Times will not be up to
tho usual standard for a few
days owing to lack of men in
the mechanical department.
former Will Come Off At 2
the Latter At 3 O'clock
Chicago, May 25. Five work
men were killed and several others
seriously injured when an ammonia
pipe exploded in the beef killing
department of the Armour and
Company plant at the stock yards.
The bnilding was full of workmen
at the time and the dcndl)' fumes
escaping under the high pressure
penetrated through every depart
ment of the building- in such a
short time that 20 of the men were
overcome before thej' could make
their escape to fresh air. It was
necessary to tako all but five to the
hospital" An ineffectual attempt
to Eearch for the dead in the built -ing
M'as made by the employes by
wearing safety masks, but they
were driven back by the fumes and
it was not until six- hours after the
explosion that the first body was
recovered, burned beyond rccogni
t:on. A few minutes later four
more bodies were found burned in
the same horrible manner. The
search is still going on as all the
men are not accounted for. All
the dead and injured arc foreign
ers. ALLIANCE ARRIVALS.
Among those who arrived from
Portland Friday on the steamer Alli
ance were tho following; W. II.
Painter, Frank Premaln, and II.
Pro main, of Bclllngton Washington
all young men who have been con
nected with the lumber Industry on
F. B. Walte arrived from Portland
Frltlrj on the (steamer Alliance.
Mr. Waito is in the city for tho pur
pose of looping after business re
garding tho Coos Bay Terminal rail
road. DIES OF TONCIL1TIS.
Charlie Montgomery died at his
home In Marshfleld earlty Friday
morning. Flollicular Toncllltis caused
his death. The funeral services were
held Friday afternoon. Last Sunday
tho little boy's mother was burled.
MUST ATTEND SCHOOL.
State Schoo Law Goes In Effect
Maay 25 the State school law com
pelling children between the-ages of
9 and 14 to attend school during tho
entire school year will be jint Into
effect. Heretofore tho law compelled
all children between tho ages ment
ioned to attend school in their re
spective districts for at least three
months of tho school term but owing
to the fact that a great many parents
sent their children to school only
long enough to comply with tho law
it was deemed necessary to mako the
now law. In order that tho law will
bo camplled with truant officers will
be appointed, in tho several school
districts of the county, at tho July
term of court.
Morris in Spokane Spokesman-Review.
ROLLING STOCK FOR
First Shipment of Large Order Comes
In Shape of Engine And Six
Tho power schooner Casco bound
from San Francisco to Coos Bay has
a large locomotive for the Coos Bay
Roseburg and Eastern Railroad and
a shipment of 6 fiat cars. Tho latter
Is the first shipment of a large order
of that class of rolling stock order
ed some time ago by W. S. Chandler.
The order will proably bo filled In
a chort time. The new engine No. 5
is about the typo of tho no. 4 now
In use on tho road.
ROLL OF HONOR.
Following is a list of sub
scribers to tho Marshfiold Pub
licity Fund. The amounts op
posite the names are tho
monthly installments for tho
period of one year.
J. E. Oren,
Dr. J. T. McCormao,
I. S. Kaufman,
P. S. Dow,
C. V. Tower,
P. A. Devors,
W. U. Douglas,
I. S. Smith,
Title Guarantee and
W. P. Murphy,
J. II. Milner,
Dr. E. E. Straw,
D. W. Small,
P. P. Norton,
Pioneer Hardware Co.,
Magnes and Matson,
J. M. Blake,
Flannagan & Bennet
P. S. Lamberton
Mrs Emma Nasburg
C. A. Johnson
Bradley & T raver
0. A. Moffett
C. A. Nicholson
Going & Harvey
J. L. Brown
F. E. Allen
J. W. Tibbots
II. S. Thrift
Hall & Hall
W. A. Toyo
Helming & Company
W. B. Curtis
M. A. Sweetman
B. M. Richardson
J. W. Ingram
McNeil it Ferguson
II. S. Tower
E. L. C. F.irrin
First National Bank
Seymour Bell flat
1. Condron flat
W. It. Haines
Committee Meeting Is Held At
Marshfield and All Towns In
terested Are Represented
Douglas-Coos Electric Railroad Com
pany Will Also He Incorporated
With $500,000 Capital Stock.
Another forward stride was taken
Saturday night in tho building of the
electric link between Roseburg and
Coos Bay when, at a meeting of com
mittee representing tho towns of
Myrtle oint (Joqullle, Bandon, Rose
burg, ..North Bend and Marshfleld,
temporary officers of tho Douglas
Coos electric railroad campauy were
elected, and plans formulated for tho
Incorporating of a company with a
capital stock of $500,000.
The meeting was hold In tho rooms
of F. B. Walte. The officers elected
were L. J. Simpson, president; Sen
ator Mastors of Roseburg, vice pres
ident; L. H. Hazard of Coqullle, sec
ond vice president; H. Sengstacken,
secretary; and J. H. Flannlgan,
treasurer., Walter S. McFarland act
ed as chairman of tho meeting and L.
II. Hazard acted as secretary. The
Incorporators of tho company will
be; Senntor Masters, E. L. Wheeler
Myrtle Point; P. L. Phelan, L. J.
Simpson, J. II. Flannlgan and L. H.
Hazard. The members of tho differ
ent committees feel certain, from In
dications, that tho majority of tho
stock will be readily subscribed be
tween Roseburg and tho Coos Bay
FIFTEEN MORE MEN
FOR C A SMITH MILL
Arrive on Net Alliance
Makes Total or SKty
five Men. -
Tho C. A. Smith Lumber and Man
facturing company will recelvo quite
a lot of mon from tho east on tho
next trip of the steamer Alliance
from Portland. Fifteen men and five
families of the men already here
arc expected at this time. This makes
a total of Slxty-flvo men who have
come from Minneapolis to Coos Bay
As the men get settled their families
will bo sent for and tho addition to
Marshfleld population will Increase
PLAY IN NORTH REND.
"""The game of ball between the local
and. North Bend teams which was
to have been played Sunday In this
city Is to be played In North Bend
Instead owing to tho wet condition
of tho local grounds. Captain Mc
Keown will leave Monday morning
for Coqulllo and Myrtle Point where
ho will endeavor to get up a league
GOOD FREIGHT TIME.
J. E. Oren, manager of tho C. A.
Smith Lumber and Manufacturing
company, received his household
goods nnd a flnedrlving horso yes
terday on the steamer Alliance. Mr.
Oren states that IiIb shipment was
less than ten days in coming from
Minneapolis, which is considered
good time for the distance.
The TimcH desires to stato
that anyone wishing to ob
tain rooms call at its oflico
any day during tho ween.
Quito a number of desir
able rooms havo been listed
and wo will bo vory glad to
direqt all inquriors. Thoso
having rooms to rent will
please list them at tho
Free Room Directory
Is Capitalized at $100,000 and
Will Be Housed Spacious New
IS LOCAL AFFAIR
Stated That Majority of the Stock
is Owned by Citizens
Final arrangements have been
completed for tho establishing of a
banking institution in Marshfiold
with a capital stock of $100,000-, tho
capital of which Is held almost en
tirely by local citizens. Messrs M. C.
Horton of Popular Bluff Mo., and
William Grimes of Guthrie Okla., aro
Interested extenslvly In the new bank
and will make Marshfiold their fut
ure home. Mr. Horton Is now hero
and Mr. Grimes is expected in a
The officers and directors of tho
new institution will be announced In
a few days following tho first meet
ing of the stockholders. Tho stock
holders in this corporation ropresent
some of the strongest men finan
cially In Marshfleld. Messrs Horton
and Grimes aro both practical bank
ers and will undoubtly mako tho
now bank n strong instltuti'-.n.
Temporary quarters v!. 1 3 s?
iured for the bank just .' -. ii a i
arrangements can bo mad ' b is-
Incss will be carried on in Siie.i quart
ers until tho now bank building at
the cornor of Broadway and C streets
Construction work will commenco
In n short time on the two story brick
building to be erected for a homo of
tho bank. This building will bo two
stories with 100 foot front on botr
Front and C streets. It is to ravo
a pressed brick front and will bo
complete nnd modern In all appoint
ments. Tro building is tho first of
a number -of brick structures to bo
erected in this city.
The banking offices will occupy
space In tho corner on the first floor,
while tho rest of tho down stairs
and tho entire second floor of tho
building will be fitted up ns a storo
room and office rooms respectively.
TEAMSTERS VS. CARPENTERS.
J. J. Curren, acting In tho capalty
of manager of the teamsters and
graders of North Bend, Issues a
challenge to the carpenters and build
ers of that city, for a gamo of baBe
ball, to bo played a week from Sun
day nt North Bond. Tho receipts of
tho game are to go to tho Mercy
Hospital. F. J. Houck is manager
of tho Carpenters nnd builders team.
Mr. Curren is of the opinion that ho
has a team of ball players that will
easily prove itself victorious In tho
G. A. R. WILL .MEET.
Tho members oe G. A. R. will
attend memorial sorvlces Sunday at
tho Presbyterian Church notwith
standing a statement to tho contary.
The members will meet in Dr.
Tower's oftico at 10:30 Sundny morn
ing from which place they will go
to tho church In a body.
Itout is CIirihteiuMl by Little Norn
Tho new launch Sunrise was
launched from TIinmermnn'i yard
Saturday. The boat was built for tho
Coos Bay Condensing company which
manufacturers Sunrlso milk. Tho
launch was christened by little Nora
Haring. It is said to bo exceptionally
speedy. Tho domonslons are, longth
ovor all forty-threo foot; beam nlno
feet. It Is equipped with a twenty
horso powor standard engine. Be
sides carrying milk for tho condens
ary tho launch will bo open for
ARE ATTELL WINS.
Los Anglos, May 24 Abeb Attell
was glvon tho deelalon 'ovor K,ld
Solomon In a twenty round bout last
Liithcrn Church Rov. IJ F Beng
stou, pastor. Sunday school 9 30 a
ra.; sermon 10;30 a. in. young peoplo
Boclety 7:15 p. in. Evonlng sorvlco
8 p, ra.
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