The Coos Bay times. (Marshfield, Or.) 1906-1957, July 09, 1907, Daily Edition, Image 1

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ROCKEFELLER
Oil King's Appearance In Court
Brings Out Record Break
ing Crowd.
SPECIAL POLICE CALLED.
John D, Proves To Be Poor
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Witness.
FORTY PER CENT DIVIDENDS
Standard Oil Company of New Jer
sey Made (loud Slum ins Dur
ing '01 anil '().'.
Chicago, July S. John D. Rocke
feller occupied the witness stand in
the United States District Court Sat
in jay, Vr'hilc Judge Landi3 plied him
with questions regarding the llnan
cial baching and business and meth
ods of the corporation of which ho Is
the head. Rockefeller was a very
willing and equally unsatisfactory
witness. He was ready to tell all
he knew, out he said ho knew prac
tically nothing. The not results of
his testimony was that ho believed
during the years 1904 and 1905, the
period covered by the indictments on
which the Standard Oil Company of
Indiana was recently convicted, the
- dividends of the Standard Oil Com
pany of Now Jersey were approxi;
mately forty per cent, of tho out
standing capitalization of $100,000,
000. Tho investigation held today by
Judge Land Is was instituted by him
for the purpose of determining
whether or not the Standard Oil
Company of Indiana which .was con
victed of violation of tho rebate law
was really owned by tho Standard
Oil Company of Now Jersey, or
whether tho Union Tank Line, whoso
cars aro used for shipments, made
in violation of tho law was similarly
owned; and also to obtain an Idea of
Uio financial resources of tho con
victed corporation in order to inflict
a fine proportionate to tho offense
and assets of tho convicted company.
It was stated by tho officers of tho
Standard Oil Company of New Jer
sey that it owned a greater part of
tho stock of both the Union Tank
Lino and Standard Oil Company of
Indiana. Specific figures as to the
earnings of the parent corporation
were given by C. M. Pratt, Its secre
tary, and they were close to the esti
mate given by Rockefeller.
Tho prospect of tho appearance in
court of tho man reputed to be tho
richest man in tho world brought
about a spectacle the like of wli'-H
has never been witnessed In the
vicinity of tho Chicago court room.
Tho hour set for Rockefeller's ap
pearance was 10 o'clock, and an hour
before that time tho hall outside tho
court room door was densely packed
by tho crowd, all of whom were
anxious to hear tho testimony. A
large squad oi deputy United States
marshals and a number of pollco
were on hand, but ovon they were
unablo at times to control tho crowd.
Rockefeller, attended by flvo local
detectives and several secret service
men to protect him from chanco
cranks, was conducted to the court
room shortly after 10 o'clock. Ho
was shown to a seat to the left of
tho Judge's bench, and was well up
nto tho room before his presence was
noticed. There was considerable ex
citement, and some confusion result
ed from tho efforts of the spectators
to obtain a close view. He looked
around with some curiosity and then
commenced a conversation with his
attorneys. Before tho hearing of
tho Standard Oil case Judge Landls
disposed of several minor matters.
When tho case was called, the Stan
dard Oil attorneys camo forward to
tho judges' desk and made an ear
nest plea that Rockefeller bo excused
because ho could give no Information
that could not better be obtained
from some other source. The Judge,
however, refused, to vacate tho sub-1
poena,
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COOS BAYITES
MEET DEFEAT
North Bend Assists Bandon to
Victory by Running up
Thirteen Errors.
MARSHFIELD'S DAY OFF.
s,ab Arlkt Wliht wiico. con-
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Was Poor.
Tho game at Coquille Sunday was
exciting and full of interest, and the
trip from the Day hugely enjoyed,
notwithstanding a tedious wait at
Cedar Point for the Bandon boat
and tho defeat that fell to tho -lot
of the teams from tho Coos Bay
towns. Tho train bearing tho clubs
of Marshfleld and North Bend with
a contingent of rooters left shortly
after S o'clock, and speeded to Cedar
Point without incident. Here the
North Bend delegation, headed for
Bandon, embarked on -the steamer
Liberty, the Marshfielders continuing
by lail to Coquille and missing the
pleasurable river trip which the de
lightful day afforded.
The Coquille game was called
about 2:30 p. in., and a fair crdwd
assembled, the local brass band turn
ins out to add to tho enUvenment
of tho occasion. Some delay waaj
experienced in procuring an umpire.
Earl Goodman, of Coquille, was
finally engaged, and though he made
5orne mistakes that in most part were
expensive to tho visitors, ho umpired
a very fair game. Jay Mahoney, of
Marahfleld, acted as official scorer.
In, tho first time at bat Marshfleld
failed to bcore, but Coquille was
more fortunate in its initlul try-out.
Coquilli pitcher ana receiver, Col
lier and Peralta, were both at their
best, and their suppoit was also gilt
edged. It was Marshfleld's day off,
thi3 fact being apparent from the
start. The boys, with the exception
of Hi Wright (always right), and
possibly one or two others, lacked
their usual vim and expertness, and
tho result was a score of 8 to 2 In
favor of Coquille.
However, good feeling prevailed,
and our boys have pnly praise for tho
manner In which they were treated
during the day.
George Ferry got his base onco by
getting a delivery from tho box in
tho solar plexus. The pain didn't
annoy him half as much as did tho
taunts of tho Coquille youngsters,
who had pins and marbles, and even
peanuts, staked on tho triumphant
homo team. Bert DImmlck's long
nursed "pet" behind tho ears pre
vented his "rubbering" at the grand
stand, but didn't interfere with some
good sprinting and bat work.
Tho Coquillo boys appeared for tho
first time in their nobby now uni
forms, a light grey.
Tho Marshfleld players are unani
mous In praising tho' work of Pitcher
Wright, and acknowledge his support
was anything but encouraging to a
slab artist.
Marshfleld.
ab. r. h. po.
a. e.
2 2
Tower, s. s 3 0 0 3
Cowan, c 3 1 0 G
Ferrey, r. f -3 0 0 0
Dimmlck, lb 4 1 1 10
Snyder, 1. f 4 0 1 1
McLean, 2b 4 0 0 2
Wells, c. f 3 0 0 0
Llljeqvlst, 3b 3 0 0 1
Wright, p 3 0 0 1
Totals J.,.30 2 2 24 13 11
Coquille. ab. r.
Lorong, 2b 5 0
Howell, s. s 4 1
Longworthy, 3b... 4 0
Prey. c. f 4 0
P. Collier, r. f 4 1
Hartley, lb 4 2
Noster, 1. f 4 2
Peralta, o 4 2
J. Collier, p 4 0
h, po.
1 2
0 2
0 2
1 1
0 0
1 8
0 0
1 11
1 1
Totals 37 8 5 27 9 5
c Score by Innings.
Coquillo
.., 13000103 8
MarahnoM
00020000 02
Member of
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MARSHFIELD, OREGON,
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"Riches aro like sea water, the more you Brink tho more you thii-st."-Bchopenhauor.
Maybell in Brooklyn Eagle.
Two-baso hit Peralta. Struck
out Collier, 11; Wright, 0. Stolen
base McLean. Sacrifice hits Nos
ier, Prey, Dimmlck, Wells.
Tho unexpected happened Sunday
at Bandon In the League game qf
ball, and North Bend came home
with the short end. A narrator ex-J
plained the defeat by saying that
tho game was very much punk all
the way through, on both ends, in
the middle and on the under side.
More thnn this, the North Bend peo
ple say tho Baiidoultes are the limit
for batting and scooped the pitching
fiom the ground. Jumped into the air
when tho ball was not near enough
to hit and lined everything out that J the announcement of the new brick
they went after. plant to be established up Daniel's
The number of hits shows there Creek,
was a busy time for the North Bend Mr. J. E. Glazier who has been
pitchers, and the only wonder Is that saying little and doing much since
tho score was not more unwieldy, his arrival In North Bend last spring
North Bend gathered thirteen errois came into the Harbor office yestcr
without liaif trying and this contrib- day and said:
uted largely to their defeat. The "i am ready to have that brick
players excuse themselves by saying manufacturing story published now,
the sand blew in' their eye3 and i have not wanted anything said be
spolled their accuracy of vision.- The foie this because there has been too
score is appended:
Bandon. ab.
Swift, c 5
Doverix, 2b 4
Brackerby, s. s. . . . C
Fieger, lb C
Gavin, 1. f G
Rosa, r. f G
Cox, 3b 4
Hahn, c. f G
r. h. po. n. e.
0
1
,1
1
0
0
1
0
1
5
1 11
3 1
3 2
2 3
1 1
0 1
Walker, p 5
Totals 48 12 1G 27 14
North Bend. ab. r. h. po.
a. e.
Wlckman, c. f 4 1 1 1
1
3
0
Gale, 2b 5 1 1 4
Felter, lb 5 0 2 7
Keane, 3b 5 0 2 2
Graham, p 2 1 1 2
Lyons, c 4 1 1 5
Paul, 1. f 3 0 0 1
Gaffney, s. s 3 1 1 4
Sumner, r. f 4 1 1 1
Foote, p 1 0 0 0
Totals 3G G 10 27 12 13
Summary. Earned runs None.
Three-base hit Felter. Two-base !
hit Hahn. Bases on balls Off
Walker, 3; off Foot, 3; off Graham,
1. Struck out By Graham, 2; by
Foot, 2; by Walker, 2. Stolen bases
Cox, Gaffney (2), Keane. Passed
balls Swift, 2; Lyons, 2. Double
plays Paul to Galo; Doverix to Fie
ger. Scorer Mrs. Lyons.
DR. STAFFORD FINDS
IMPORTANT CLUE.
Dr. Stafford, of tho Palm Ice
Cream parlor, has discovered what
appears to bo an important clue to
tho thief who entered the establish
ment and extracted tho Remington
.44 revolver a few nights ago. As
tho vandal failed to take any of tho
ammunition belonging with the gun
Dr. Stafford became convneed that
inquiry at tho hardware stores
would not bo amiss.
Ho found that a man had pur
chased .44 cartridges at the Mllner
hardware storo tho morning after
tho robbery. The man Is described
as being short and heary set, with
smooth shaven features. From de
velopments which have arisen it is
bollcved bis apprehension -will fol-
Jow riiortljr.
Associated Press.
TUESDAY, JULY 9, 1907.
NEW era PLANT
Will Have Daily Capacity of
Thirty-five Thousand.
Oillces to Be Located at North Bend
Will Manufacture
Red Brick.
From tho Coos Ba' Harbor come
much talk and too little action by
i others and we did not want our
company to get that reputation. We
I were hero for business and now we
are ready for all that will come
t along our line.
"Our plant arrived this morning
on the Alliance and will bo installed
'as lapidiy as possible. We will have
1 a capacity of 30 to 35 M. per day,
and have clay enough to last fifty
J years.
i "Our offices will bo located in
North Bend, where I have decided to
i make my home, and Mr. Dexter, our
superintendent, will for tho present
live at tne plant wnicn is auovo
Daniels creek at Jesso Smith's place.
"The clay deposits we have had
tested at Oakland, Boise and In
Ohio, and every test made says the
clay Is not surpassed by any In the
country for a good building brick.
At present we will make only the or
dinary red brick, but will manufac
ture a surfaced brick next season.
Mr. Dexter came hero from Dayton,
Washington, and was attracted to
this section by tho North Bend
Chamber of Commerce ad. in tho
Pacific Monthly. Ho Is an all round
good brick man and will have charge
of the plant entirely. Mr. Win.
Dawson is also Interested with mo in
tho business and until his family re
turns to Idaho from a visit east he
will remain hero to help tho thing
along. Ho may decide to locate here
permanently after a while. Mr.
Dexter brought two brick burners
with him; work will bo commenced
at onco and it will bo only a few
weeks before wo will bo able to sup
ply brick to tho local market.
PILING FOR SALE.
Sealed bids will bo received up
to noon on July 25, 1907, at tho
law office of C. A. Sehlbredo, In Doug
las Building, in Marshfleld, Oregon,
for the cedar piling and saw timber
standing and lying on the NW of
tho NE JA of Section 28, Township
25, S. R. 13 W., the said land being
situate adjoining on tho west sido
of tho Marshfleld Water Works Com
pany's pumping station.
Tho purchaser to have six months
from the date of purchase in which
to remove such piling and timber
from said premises. Terms cash.
MATTHEW VONEY, Owner.
m YEARS
FOR SOHMITZ
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Sentencing of San Francisco's
Mayor Marked by Scath
ing Arraignment.
SENSATIONAL COURT SCENE
Prisoner Interiupts Judge Dunne mid
His Attorney Narrow ly Escapes
Imprisonment for Contempt.
San Francisco, July S. The sen
tencing of Mayor Eugene Schmltz to
five years in the San Quentln peni
tentiary for extortion and the par
tial completion of the work of select
ing a jury to try Vice-President
Louis Glass, of the Pacific States
Telephone Company of the first of
the ten charges of bribery of the
supervisors were the features today
n the graft proceedings.
The sentencing of Schmltz was
one of the most dramatic scenes ever
witnessed in a western court. Judge
Dunne delivered a fearful denuncia-
! tion of the prisoner, Schmltz inter-
I ruptlng many times to demand that
the "humiliating remarks" be desist
ed from and that tho' court do its
duty by pronouncing tho sentence at
once.
Onco while sentencing the court
threatened to send Attorney Metson,
of tho Mayor's counsel, to jail for
contempt because he decried the
court's comments as "Cruei and un
usual punishment."
-The defense filed a bill of exeep-.
tions fater the motion for a new
trial and for an arrest of judgment
which had been denied, and Judge
Dunno granted a certificate of prob
able cause upon which Schmltz will
go to the distiict court of appeals
for a new trial. In Judge Lawlor's
court six jurors were selected to try
Glass.
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COQUILLE PEOPLE
SET
'"-ran.
Distinguished Citizens Make
Addresses at Celebration.
Picnics Are AVell Attended Other
News From Coos County
Scat.
Coquille, July 8. Coquillo feels
proud that three of her distinguished
citizens were called upon to deliver
Fourth of July orations in different
parts of Coos county. Some of the
people celebrated at Gravel Ford,
where Hon. W. C. Chase, of Coquille,
was tho orator.
Others went to Rlverton, where
Attorney C. R. Barron delivered an
Interesting address to about four
hundred people. Here a picnic, din
ner, games and other amusements
contributed to the day's enjoyment.
Eight or nlno hundred people cele
brated at Arago, and Judgo E. G. D.
Holden, spoke to them in his usual
happy manner. Thoy had races of
all kinds, a basket dinner embel
lished with plenty of beer.
Bandon-by-the-sea also claimed
her share of people who believed in
celebrating tho glorious Fourth.
Bishop Scaddlng, of tho Episcopal
Church, delivered tho oration. They
had an interesting ball game be
tween tho League team and a pick
up nine, tho former carrying off the
honors by a score of 8 to 3. Paull,
of tho Coquillo team, was umpire.
The County Commissioners Court
today made its decision regarding
tho lato olectlon, by voting 2 to 1
in favor of accepting the vote as
expressed at the polls, regardless of
tho opinion of tho Attorney General.
Last week ten wagons came in
from Klamath Falls
Thoy con
tained travelers looking for homes
and work. They say that the Kla
math country gets better the farther
you get from it.
No. 1.
OUT A Li
Depositions From San Fran
cisco Show Many Incon
gruities In Testimony.
TRIAL INTEREST ABATES.
Marked Thinning Out In the
Attendance,
EVIDENCE ALMOST ALL IN,
Believed That End of Famous Stcu
" ncnbci'g Murder Case Is Not
Far Dlbtnut.
Boise, July S. Part of the San
Francisco depositions dealing with
the Biadley explosion were read to
day to the jury which is trying Hay
wood for life on the charge he mur
dered former Governor Frank Steu
nonberg, and tho balance will be
presented tomorrow. Tho reading
began directly after court sat, with
Clarence Darrow and Senator Borah
alternatng for their respective sides
and although they pressed ahead as
fast as possible, the summing up
made at the adjournment showed
that much of tomorrow will be con
sumed by the unread affidavits. Tho
depositions have an important bear
ing on the case, but they contained
no interest for the crowd, the at
tendance belli;; tho lightest since the
triarbegan.
Both slde3 seemed satisfied with
the showing made by the depositions
and thtj contents will probably fur
nish much material for the directly
opposed contention.
Tht State counted it a victory that
Fred. Bradley had receded from his
first and positive statement that it
was a gas explosion aud is orepved
to believe that the bomb might have
been used. Bradley's flvst state
ment was made before he know of
Orchard's confession or any of tho
other evidence locating Orchard in
tho vicinity of his house.
The prosecution Is also plp.ised to
have it shown that while Bradley was
still Inside tho door, when rho ex
plosion occurred, tho particles of
glass from tho door, hairs from tho
rug that was outside tho door, and
pieces of stone and cement from tho
mosaic floor of tho estibule were
blown into his body. It may be con
tended that this shows conclusively
that tho explosion was from the out
side, and could not havo been caused
by gas from tho Inside ot tho house.
Tho defense, on tho other har.d, is
satisfied that tho depositions show
that It was impossible for Orchprd to
havo reached the vestibule and
placed the bomb in tho manner and
time described by him. Tho evi
dence, particularly tho explosion,
shows a gas leak was tho cause.
That there wore not two explosions;
that Orchard's testimony as to his
movements In tho rear of tho build
ing when ho claims ho poisoned tho
milk is shown by physical conditions
to bo false.
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
TO MEET TONIGHT.
Matter of vital importance to
Coos Bay will bo taken up by tho
Marshfleld Chamber of Commerce to
night. The meeting will be opened
at 8 o'clock and an important feat
ure will bo a talk by C. A. Smith re
garding tho deepening and widening
of tho channel and the prospects for
building a modern hostlery. It is
tho earnest desire of the members
of the Marshfleld Chamber of Com
merco that everybody Interested in
the advancement of Coos Bay attend
the meetng. Tho heavy financial in
terests which Mr. Smith has on tho
Bay and the deep personal Interest
which ho takes in all matters affect
ins ltq welfare give added woight to
any plans which he may forward.
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