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TUB DAILY COOS BAY TIJIES. MAKSIIFIELD, OREGON,
WEDNESDAY, JUNE S.
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REX LARGE, Business Manager.
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will be Republican in politics, with the
independence of which President Roose
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COOS BAY TIMES
Statistics, recently gathered, as to
fires in collcgo buildings, show the
number of these fires to bo surpris
ingly large, and the result may be an
advance in the rate by Insurance
companies. "Insurance Engineer
ing" devotes its entire May issue 'to
an analysis of conditions in schools
and colleges. It received reports
from 322 institutions in reply to a
list of questions. "We learn the les
son from the colleges and universi
ties," writes the editor, "that pre
cautions against fire havo been neg
Acording to a compilation made
for Are underwriters, 784 flres in col
lege buildings in the United States
in eighteen years caused a loss of
10,500,000, besides several human
lives. Tho average money loss ex
Prominent underwriters were
asked by "Insurance Engineering"
to give opinions upon the average
college building as a "risk." Nearly
all agreed that It was a poor risk.
"There can bo no question," said one
underwriter, "as to tho unprofitable
ness of this class, especially the dor
mitories." Another said: "For the
Last fifteen years this department of
tho company shows a loss and ex
pense experience of 100 por cent on
colleges and schools."
Summing up his opinion an under
writer in one of tho big Insurance
"College buildings should all bo of
fireproof construction hollow brick
interior walls and floors, iron or
stone stairways, and equipped with
Bomo approved flro extinguishers."
F. W. Fltzpatrlck, secretary of tho
International Society of Building In
spectors, says: I
"In no case is fireproof construc
tion more necessary than in the case
of college dormitories. Liko hotels,
they should bo absolutely fireproof.
It is a great deal more economical,
in the long run, to put up a build
ing that won't burn than to main
tain an elaborate fire-fighting sor
vlco especially as the lutter often
proves useless. The best way to
stop college flres is to use no wood
in tho structural parts of buildings.
Most modorn dormitories now are
stone or brick on tho outsldo; the
Inside should bo just as fireproof.
The ordinary brick building, with
wood inside, is easy prey for tho
flames. But hollow terra cotta
blocks, an inexpensive material,
mako floors and partitions unburn
Disastrous fires within tho Inst
year or so have emphasized tho need
of better internor construction to
protect tho life of students. Tho
burning of the main building at
Dartmouth College Is still fresh in
the public memory.
Last December the Chi Psl Fra
ternity House at Cornell University
caught flro in the night, and three
students were burned to death. In
the attempt to save them three vol
unteer firemen also perished; five
students were Injured and the prop
rty lost was $300,000
In Montreal, Canada, on Feb
ruary 30, the cry of "Fire!" was
raised in Hochelaga School while
it was In session. Tho only stair
way .four feet wide, was made im
passable by smoke. The kindergar
ten teacher on the second floor
stayed In the building to help her
pupils. She and nine of the chil
dren lost their lives. Two brick
buildings of the Roman Catholic
Seminary at Mnrlevllle, Canada,
were destroyed in the same month
by a Are that burned for ten hours.
A seven-story brick building of tho
St. Stanislaus School in Chicago was
practically destroyed by fire on De
cember 22. Five days before that
fifteen girls were killed or fatally
in lured in Nashville, Tenn., by a
fire that gutted a four-story brick
building in about one hour. Hero
there were no fire escapes.
Every additional detail which
tends to throw light upon the South
ern Pacific line to Coos Bay will bo
received gladly by .Coos Bay people,
for all realize tiin inestimable good
that will result to the country as a
result of the roads coming. Rich
dairy, timber, and agricultural lands
that have hitherto suffered because
of lack of transportation will be
thrown open and the growth and de
velopment of the country will re
ceive a wonderful Impetus.
There is still, however, a certain
amount of wonder as to just whero
this line is going in relation to Coos
Bay. The location of the route
seems wrapped in doep impenetrable
mystery after it leaves the Umpqua
river above Gardiner. It Is certain
that tho cities on the bay will have
connection with tho road. It is also
obvious that the strategvtlc point be
tween Portland and San Francisco Is
Coos Bay because of Its deep water
facilities. It is practically assured
that tho bay will ont bo bridged.
Therefore the Southern Pacific must
long before this have purchased Its
route, which it appears must parallel
tho eastern side of the lower bay.
There could be no better plan followed-than
for that road to pass
down that side of tho bay.
It Is admittedly a freight road. It
has for Its chief aim tho handling of
tho enormous volume of freight
which Its coming will nurture.
Freight roads are not wanted on tho
peniusula of Coos Bay. They should
all run down the mainland across
the bay. lWo have a very small
peninsula here and cannot afford to
let It bo .taken up by more than our
terminal tracks and local electric
Being A Reminder Of Some Note
worthy Happenings That Every
body Doesn't Remember
Of all descriptions.
ing, carriage paint
Strictly pure stock
sold on all jobs.
J. B. Rohr
Opposite Bear's Livery-Stable
The following notoworthy events
will havo their first annual anniver
sary this month:
Juno 1, American minors were
killed at Colonel W. C. Greene's
mines at Cananea, Mexico.
Juno 4. Tho Governor of Kansas
appointed A. W. Benson (Rep.)
United States Senator, to succeed
Joseph R. Burton (Rep.), resigned.
An n ouncements:
Opon aftornoon and ovon
ings, 2 to 5 and 7 to 10,
week days only.
25 conts for uso of Rink
15 cents for thoso using
thoir own skates.
10 cents admission to
Spocial attention givon to
boginnors ovory aftor
noon. Hcst of order always maintained.
June 4. Oregon State Election,
George E. Chamberlain (Dem.) was
elected Governor, while the Republi
cans carried the Legislature. Jona
than Bourne, Representative, was
nominated for United States Senator.
An amendment to tho Stnte Consti
tution to extend tho initlaivo and
referendum to local, special and
municipal laws was adopted by the
people by a voto of 47.C7S, to
10,735. An amendment providing
for Woman Suffrage was defeated
by a vote of 47,075 to 3C.902.
June G. Pennsylvania Republican
State Convention at Harrlsburg nom
inated Edwin S. Stuart for Gover
nor by acclamation, with a State
June 7. Indiana Democratic State
Convention, at Indianapolis, nomi
nated James L. Cox for Secretary of
State with State ticket.
June 11. Delaware Republican
legislative caucus nominated Henry
A. Du Pont for United States Sena
tor, the vote being: Du Pont, 20; J.
Edward Addldks, 10; H. H. Ward, 1.
Juno 11. Vice-Presidents Gran
nlss and Gillette, of the Mutual Llfo
Insurance Company, were indicted at
New York for forgery and perjury.
June 11. Public schools with
half a million pupils were opened in
Juno 12. Delaware Legislature
elecCed Henry A. Du Pont (Rep.),
United States Senator to fill vacancy.
There was one voto for J. Edward
Juno 1C. Tho President signed
the Oklahoma and Arizona State
Juno IS. Governor Pattlson, of
June 21. Tho United States Sen
ate approved of tho lock canal for
Juno 23. King Haakon VII. and
Queen Maud of Norway were
Juno 25, Harry K. Thaw as
sassinated Stantord Whlto at New
Juno 2S. National Committee of
the People's Party In conferccnc at
St. Louis issued an address to the
Democrats yolcd S3SS3SSlSsm!SSSSSiV3Sim
I can furnish the following
Thoroughbred Eggs at
$2.00 Per Setting
Rhode Island Reds
Barred Plymouth Rocks
JOHN W. FLANAGAN
Send in your orders Now
Eggs Shipped anywhere in tho
Sails for San Francisco Tuesday June 4
F. S DOW Agent
California and Oregon Coast Steamship Company.
COOS BAY to Portland and Return
GEO. D. GRAY a CO., General agents,
421 Market St.. Snn Francisco.
J,. W. SHAW, Agent,
Marshfield. Phono 441
Residence and Farming Property
"A snap 40 acres on Catching Inlet 4 miles from
city 15 acres bottom land under dyke.
40 acres on County Road '4 miles from city $18
For further particulars call on
WILSON & THOMAS
Contractors and Builders
Ofliec fixtures a specialty. Store Fionts, Counters,
Shelving. Let us work out your plans. Seo us be
Shop opposite Bear's. Livery Stable, North front Street
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MAHSDBN'S COOS BAY BOTTLING WORKS
ROYAL SEIECT GAMBRINUS BOTTLED BEER
Quarts, Pints and One Half Pints.
Phone Orders promptly attended to.
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OPENING OF NEW
And courteous treatment aro the undisputed right
of every depositor in this bank there are any
number of thorn willing to testify to thess 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 Coos Bay
JOHN S. COKE, President o. 11. HINSDALE. Vlco-l'rcsidant
V. S. MOFAW.AND, Cashier
We have enlarged our store room and placed in
stock a fine line of Dry Goods and Shoes. We are
Agents for the Famous Packard.
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SEE US FOR
Front Street Business Property
We Have Something- That Will
Sengstackens Addition offers the
best Values for the money, n
Title Guarantee & Abstract Co.,
Konry Sengstacken, Manager
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ON EAST SHORE OF BAY
Level bench land, all cleared, for business blocks
Gentel sloping, Altlercovered land, for residence
Reasonable Prices Easy Terms
Also 550 acres Dairy Farm on Kentuck Inlet.
Free Launch from Marshf ield
Call at our office opposite Central Hotel,
Marshfield, Ore. or call us upfriTphone.
Coos Bay Townsite Company
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