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THE DAILY COOS BAY TIMES, MARSHF1ELD, OREGON, SUNDAY,JULY 14, 1907.
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COOS BAY BRIEFS
Editorial Rooms - - - - 1 33 1
Business Office - - - - 1 33 1
Ulnnco. I. R. Elder, Masson,
Idaho; J. A. Foley, Masson, Idaho"
. A. Raiioy, Elgin, Ore; II. J. Wel
lond, Colorado; It. II. Davis, East
Jordan, Mich.; L. Peterson; W.
Soper,. Portland; Z. T. Sigling"; N.
Bauerllno; E. Howard, Corlet, N.
Y.; A. C. Render, Guthrie; C. C.
Wado and wife; Fred Wade; Jos.
Nollan, San Francisco; Ole Paulson;
Annie Paulson; W. A. mills, Port
land; J. W. Nier and family; G. W.
Shelley; C. P. Jensen and wife; Ban
don; F. G. Roper and wife, Grants
Pass; E. Hutton; Sam Johnson;
Vm. Lacoy, Oregon City; J. W. Bill
ings; H. K. Flom.
Central. J. A. Davis and wife;
J. J. Qullllam, Portland; Dr. Ban
croft, Salem; A. B. Chadbourn,
Drain; E. L. Davis and wife, Ban
don; Foy Fox; A. Rldeout; R. B.
Perlgo, Portland; L. G. Daky, How
ard, I. T.; E. Hutton; Ole Paulson;
E. R. Wall; Warren Bessey, Coos
River; Frank Shiner, Roseburg.
Stage to Drain. The Drain stage
leaves Marshfleld on Monday, July
15th, at 5 a. m., returns at 12:30.
Rifles all kinds at Milner's.
Wind Dumnges Bridge. -A largo
tree was blown down by Friday's
wind and crashed through the Fern
dalo" bridge. There were about
thirty feet of the structure destroyed
and traffic for Saturday was inter
rupted all day. Commissioner An
derson went to the scene Friday af
ternoon and ordered the necessary
work which was completed some
time yesterday, when traffic was resumed.
Sewing Machine Needles at Din
ner's. J. AV. Nelr Arrives. J. W. Neir
and family arrived yesterday over
land from Drain and Mrs. Neir and
two sons will spend a month at Ten
mile lake. Mr. Neir will open his
offices in the Marsden block and at
tend to company business.
1000 Washer at Milner's.
Will Hunt Deer. Messrs. J. W.
nnd Thomas Bennett and Frank
Laraberton departed yesterday for
tho Loon Lake country, whero they
will put In several days hunting the
elusive deer. They will camp near
tho Gould residence.
Tents at Milner's.
J. AV. Thrush Funeral. Tho fun
eral of J. AV. Thrush, who was killed
by an explosion at Tenmllo, will be
held in the Baptist church on Mon
day afternoon at two o'clock. Bur
ial will take place In the Odd Fel
Small Fire i:titiKuislica A small
fire was started on tho B street
wharf yesterday afternoon, but wa3
discovered and extinguished before
gaining much headway.
AV. A. J I Mis, representing tho
Peters Cartridge Co., of Cincinnati,
O., will give a free exhibition of fancy
rifle shooting at Ball Park following
the ball game Sunday, July 11.
Wait Would Sell Mill. F. B.
AValte, who recently bought tho Kin
ney mill on Pony Inlet, Intends to
sell it to some competent millnian.
Should no salo 1l consummated im
mediately, ho will operate It.
Ghes Eeiiing Affair. Miss Susie
Eickworth gave an informal evening
affair for Mr. Carl Grissen last night.
Exceptionally flno music was enjoyed
by the few invited guests.
Old ItesHleiitcr In Town. C. S.
Hilborn, for forty-one years a resi
dent of Milllcoma, has recovered
from a severo attack of bronchitis,
and was in Marshfleld yesterday.
Camp at Hlg Creek. Miss Maude
Lang, R. Lang and Mrs. C. H. Mer
chant went to Big Creek yesterday
whero they will camp for several
Alliance Unloads Machinery. Tho
Alliance was unloading machinery
at tho C. A. Smith properties on Is
thmus Inlet yesterday.
Cigar Factory Increnses Force.
The Howard cigar factory will put
on two extra cigar makers Monday
Stage Travel Good. There were
over twenty passengers from Gardi
ner yesterday and It took threo
stages to bring them through.
Supervising Construction AVork.
P. Tully is supervising the gas plant
construction near the Porter mill.
PAST WEEK a record one for the
IV1ARSHHELD CHAMBER Of COMMERCE
More Important Business Disposed of Than Ever
Before History of That Organization
Hotel Proposition Secretary Lyons
Securing Speakers Por
TO RUSH AVOriK FOR THE NAVV.
Akron, Ohio., July 13. The Stir
ling Company at Barberton has re
ceived an urgent request from AVash-
ington to rush tho boilers for tho bat
tleships of tho Navy to completion as
fast as possible, and Engineer Gav
of tho Navy has arrived to seo that
the work is rushed. The plant will
bo run day and night until tho boilers
The past week was a busy one
with the Marshfleld Chamber of
Commerce, culminating with the as
surance of a new hotel, the most
pressing need of the city. Chairman
Grimes, of the hotel committee from
the Chamber of Commerce, has been
active in the matter and not 'until
a late hour last night was an agree
ment reached with Mr. Gibson, of
Seattle, by tho terms of which
Marshfleld is to have a $50,000
Newcomers have made their head
quarters at tho Commercial Club's
new hall, and though there has been
more or less chaos Incident to tho
opening of the hall, painting and
placing now furniture, many pros
pective settlers and business men
formed the acquaintance of those
with whom negotiations are now
pending. New chairs, new benches,
new roll-top desk, new tables, new
typewriter, newly painted floor and
walls give a cheery and home-like
appearance to the new quarters.
This week, another long table will
be put in the hall on which will be
placed literature descriptive of Coos
Bay, and stationery that visitors may
write to their families and friends,
back east, of their Impressions of
this harbor and its resources. A
new pamphlet will go to press this
week, which will be sent out from
headquarters to all inquirers.
The new hall will also be supplied
with maps and photographs so that
visitors may get a correct Idea not
only of Marshfleld, but of tho entire
Coos Bay country. There, has been
a disposition to put a check on fur
ther advertising until the hotel ques
tion was settled.
That now out of the way, tho
campaign will now bo taken up in
earnest. There were two good
meetings tho past week, and another
rousing gathering Is planned for Fri
being secured and something worth
hearing about tho resources and
prospects of Coos Bay Is in store for
As evidence of the growing Inter
est In Marshfleld and tho Coos Bay
country, two citizens, dropped into
the Chamber of Commerce hall today,
paid their initiation fee and enrolled
as active members. (
Secretary Lyons will o at head
quarters all this week nnd announces
that the latch string hangs on the
outside and tho membership roll Is
open for any who wish to join the
Also tho subscription paper for the
remaining $15,000 worth of 7 per
cent hotel bonds can be found at the
rooms until they are taken.
presentatlves of foreign cargo
steamships to carry coal to the Pa
cific coast became first known nfter
ward, and it was suggested that tho
government could not break Its own
laws. Tho secretary of the navy ac
knowledged that such charters had
'jeen mado and asserted that It was
impossible to obtain vessels under
the American flag to carry coal.
AVhother or not conditions In time
of peace will allow such charters to
pass unchallenged remains to be
seen, but many of Mr. Ilarriman's
heaters satted their belief that an
attempt on his part to send coal to
tho Pacific coast fo' cotnnieicial use
in ships not flying the American flag
would open the way for serious complications.
whereabouts of his son, who was
thought to havo disappeared, lmvo
been found. The young man Is In
Portland, where ho expects to enter
a preparatory school for naval
New York. During luncheon to
day on board of the Southern Pacific
company's new turbine steamship,
the Creole, E. H. Harriman startled
those piesent by announcing that
since the United States government
intends putting in service its
steamships to carry coal to tho Pa
cific coast ho would do the same.
"The bars are down," said Mr. Har
riman, "and I am going to ship coal
ot the Pacific coast In foreign ves
sels." That he proposed setting the nav
igation laws of the United States to
one side aroused his listeners.
There were several present who
called his attention to tho naviga
tion laws that expressly state that
a foreign ship shall be confiscated
If she engages In coastwise trade In
tho United Sattes.
FOUND llI PORTLAND
A letter lccoived from Mat Kerri
gan, of Coquille, states that the
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Speakers are already weeks ago made charters with rep-
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