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About The Coos Bay times. (Marshfield, Or.) 1906-1957 | View This Issue
Ohioan Now Living In Marsh
field Writes Interesting
TELLS OF POSSIBILITIES
Is Convinced That Unequalled Op
portunities Are Awaiting
1 1 Seekers on the Const.
Dack In Bowling Green, Ohio, the
fame of Cooa Bay has travelled
helped materially by a front page
artlclo In tho Dally Herald, of that
city, as follows:
"Tho following Interesting letter
has been received by Mrs. Emma
Cooley from her son-ln-Iaw, Charles
A. Howard, who Is located In Marsh
" 'Dear Mother: A good long tlmo
ago, I promised you that I would
glvo you my Impressions of thi3
country, or rather what I have seen
of it, but tho longer I put it off, the
more I learned, and now I find that
I cannot come anywhere near doing
tho Bubject justice. While- I have
only been In this part of the country
three months, Its possibilities and
advantages, I can see ut a glance.
" 'Geographically, Coos Bay stands
at tho head of all tho Coast Ports on
tho whole western coast, being some
COO miles nearer the Orient than
"either San Francisco, Seattle or Port
land. And as the principal e.xpoit
productions are flour and lumber
COO miles and a good safe liaibor
add materially to its advantages.
And besides we now have tho largest
lumber mill on the coast, and when
all Its machinery Is In, and the plant
complete, It will bo one of tho larg
est and best equipped mills in tho
world. The owner, Mr. C. A. Smith,
is perhaps tho best known lumber
producer, in this country, having for
years a very large percentage of tho
Minnesota and Wisconsin lumber
business In his control, and now that
that country has been pretty thor
oughly cut over, ho Is transferring all
of his vast interests and influence
here. That is only one thing. Coos
Bay and Coos county, would bo great
If there wasn't a Smith in it. And
at that It needs just such men. Ev
ery day we havo some Smiths, but
not perhaps of tho samo name, com
ing to see tho greatness and won
ders of Coos Bay and county. They
are not all interested In the lumber
business either, for that is not tho
only resource we have here. You
can hardly mention or think of any
thing, but what wo havo or could
produce. While we have no farming,
such as there is in good old Wood
county, yet everyone who has a piece
of ground, which wo used to call
farms (they call them ranches here,
makes a good living, and in most
cases they can and do, lay aside a
snug sum every year. The principal
thing In this -lino Is dairying. Thero
are three largo creameries here on
tho Bay, besides several more
throughout tho country. The rancher
delivers his milk to a certain point,
and collectors gather It up. It is
mostly dono by boats, as there are
very few roads in this country yet,
and In fact, most If not all of the
agricultural and commercial business
is handled in that way, for there aro
numerous creeks, small rivers and
sloughs, extending In overy direc
tions, and all have their outlets In
navigable water where they can bo
MISS JVUHJLKCK, Matron
Hospital forSurgical and
Medica cases. Elates reason
M. P. Pendergnfas, Master
shield 7:30, 9:00,
I, and 1:00, 2:30
ana 4:00 p
Lcavfa &ortaBond at 8:15,
9:46 all 1,1:15 aim., and 1:45,
S:15 an5;0 film, , ,
MakesTSslliXTlpB except Sun
days. Fare: One way, IB
cents; round trip, 25 cenin.
THE DAILY COOS BAY TIMES, MARSHFIELD, OREGON, THURSDAY, JULY 25, 1907. '
la-Vr'T"1" . 'ff'-j'MJji'HHPtiiiiiM.in.i m n i uimiiim mm n i iyw u.inu- ,i mwi. , !
"Coos county is, perhaps, tho rich
est undeveloped county In the state of
Oregon, and that Is saying a good
deal. While It is an old settled
county, yet It Is only In Its Infnncy
n to dovolopmonts. The coal alonu
would bo enough to make it inde
pendent, but that is now considered
of minor importance. Tho fruit
would make It rich, but that Is also
noglected. Tho hills and mountains
contain mineral and ore of all kinds,
am) yet you might say they arfa vir
gins. In fact, the people, who first
inhabited this country, found It so
easy to make a living that they were
content to let damo nature provide.
So suio were they that each day
would look out for tho next, that
thoy did not worry themselves, but
simply basked In tho sunshine and
smiles which a 'great and kind Provl
donco had provided for them. And
so it has continued for the last forty
"To show you how the old settlers
feol about this, country, I will tell
you an answer I got from one of them
the other day, as I was trying to
gather somo Information. I asked
an old timer If ho had lived In this
country all of his life, ho said, "No,
not yet, but I excopt to," and so it
is. But every day brings its changes.
Eastern people who have grown tired
of their cramped and crowded quar
ters, are coming hero by every boat.
Capitalists, who are looking for good
safo investments aro here, and more
coming. Laboring men who" find
their occupation no longer enough,
to sustain them In the overworked
and crowded East; tradesmen, me
chanics, professional and business
men of all kinds are facing the west,
whero thero is such a vastness and
so much grandeur. So much of
everything that after they are once
here, and become accustomed to its
gioatness, thoy wonder how they ever
lived so long away from It. Of
course we have the malcontents, who
would not be satisfied if they were
sitting at the right hand of Saint
Peter. For those I can say the West
can get along without them, but for
the homeseeker, tho machinist, the
merchant, the professional or the
capitalist, I can say come west, learn
of tho greatness, taste of Its good
ness and live In its wonderfulness.
In saying this I am speaking of the
whole western coast. This country
hab lain dormant, while the East
has been going ahead in leaps and
bounds, but it could not remain so,
for soon wise men who came out
here jears ago saw and Invested,
and from a very small outlay have
lived to see it expand and grow, until
today they aro independent, and in
fact rich, rich In so far that they
have lived in this glorious climate,
whero It never gets colder than 40
above, or warmer than 83, whero
overy night in tho year you can sleep
witli a good heavy blanket over you,
whero you can eat strawberries and
small garden stuff out of your own
garden eight months in the year,
where roses and other flowers bloom
the year around, where malignant
and contagious diseases cannot get a
foothold. Is It not enough to live
In such a country? I think so, and
If I could havo my way, I would say
to all my friends, come West, if not
tp C003 Bay, come West anytfayv It
Is all good.
In writing this I have only tried
to express how this country Impres
Flanagan & Bennett Bank
Capital bubsonbed $60,000
Capital Paid Up 4,000
Undivided rronis ao,uuo
Doe n eenerar
ou the Dank ol Calif
Calif., First National
tional Bank, Nov
Son, London, En
Also Bell Chan
cities of Europe
Accounts kept subject to chock,
lock boxos for rent at 6 cents
a month or
$5. a year.
INTEREST PAID ON TIME DEPOSITS
Oakley & Arnold
$ mil i
North Bend, Ore.
Office k Mer Bid;.
harnnnK tubTn4s ano a raws
Mnlt 1'ortUm Vr., KlrH
Rojrjbia-g, 0f uanavor a-
York, M, Kofliohtld &
ilanm r r
I adioi niuKntjrfuiii eiiJjMenn
Ml M i i m M
ses me. I have not gone Into a de
tailed account of things, but speak
generally. At nnother time I will
glvo you more of the details of Coos
Bay and Coos county, so that you
may become more familiar with the
country In which we llv
C. A. HOWARD.
Furnished by Title Guarantee and
Abstract Company, Henry Scng
R. h. Edmonston to W. T. Legg,
lots 1, 2, 3, 4, G, C, 23, 24, 25, 2C, 27,
28, block 13, Edmonston's First Add
to Marshfleld; $10.
McPherson & Glnser to Isaac R.
Tower, lots 1 and 2, block 17, Glas
Bank of Oregon to James Barrow,
lots 11, 12, 13 and 14, block 16,
Bank Add. to North Bend; fG00.
C. E. Potter to Erie H. Potter, part
of lot 3, Sec. 11, Twp. 26, R. 13;
J. E. Oron et ux, to Chas. A. Smith,
NV of N of Sec. 28, Twp. 26, R.
Oregon & California Railroad Co.
to R. B. Deyoe, NE& of NE of
Sec. 11, Twp. 29, R. 12; $120.
F. T. Crewe et ux, to M. J. Crewe,
NMj of lot 3. block 2m, Original town
of Coqulllo; also lots 1 and 2, block
8, North Add. to Coqulllo; $1.
Chas. E. McCudry et ux, to Z. C.
Strang, NE of NW'4, Sec. 31, Twp.
27, R. 12; $800.
E. A. Dodge et ux, to Charles L.
Smith, NW of EWy4 of Sec. 15,
Twp. 29, R. 12; $10.
D. I). Campbell to Menasha Wood
en Ware Co., EV of NE&, Sec. 32
and W of NYVV1 of Sec. 23 m, Twp.
24, R. 11; $4,500.
D. W. Moore to O. C. Rice, N of
SE, Sec. 13, Twp. 27, R. 13; $10.
Chas. Swanson to Z. T. Siglin, S
of SE& and EV of SWVt, Sec. 10,
SWU of SWYi, Sec. 11, Twp. 20, R.
12, parcel of land in Sec. 25, Twp.
25, R. 12; $2,800.
Marlon Swensen to Chas. Swan
cn, S of SEy4 and E of SW,
Sec. 10, SWi of SW, Sec. 11,
Twp". 26, R. 12, parcel of land in
Sec. 35, Twp. 25, R. 12; $100.
McClelland Investment and Devel
opment Co. to A. M. Ross, lots 9, 10,
block 3, Mlllington; $10.
L. J. Simpson et ux, to Simpson
Lumber Co., lots 23, 24, block 43,
North Bend; $1.
Norls'jonsen to Bennett Trust Co.,
lot lm, block 44, Nasburg's Add.,
Wm. C. Bartlett to Noris Jensen,
lot 1, block 44, Nasburg's Add.,
Chas. L. Trabert et ux, to Selppel
Timber Co., S& of N and N of
S, Sec. 36, Twp. 26, R. 11; $1.
W. L. Cobb et al to Frank B. M.
Ruu Ilctweau Mursliflfcld tnu North
Rend MnOfe-J2 Minutes.
Fnro: Oncwav, 15c; round trip, tiSv
J. A. O'KELLY, Proprietor.
BE LI, JPCTRD
Wet Your WQ0sile Jhen Blow
J. R. IfVwONprop.
Front Street, I rfirthfleld, Oreeon
Capital SfocAc fully mid up
Transacts 3j3e5 Banking
North Bend, Oregon
U I1. I I li .n
Sample Rooms in (wo
I Ev Bancroft I
I EYE an(TrffilggSrcialist, I
I Roorl ften$ral Hotel 1
1 AFTER AUG. I Oth 1
ritl cure arry case
Hall, SW'A of SEVi, Sec. 17, WV
of NEi, SEVi of NWH. NEU of
SW'j, W of SEVi, SE of SEVi,
Sec. 20, Twp. 26, R. 14; $10,000.
Mary A. Johnson to T. T. Land,
Lot 7, BIk 21, Elliott's Add, Co
G. W. Temple et ux to J. E. Tor
ber, part of lots 4 and 5, blk 60,
Porter Add, North Bend; $100.
I. T. Weekly et ux to I. M. Week
ly, SWVi of SEVi, Sec 28, Twp. 28,
R. 11; $500.
Merchant Land Co. to Alva Doll,
Lot 35, Blk. 65, Railroad Add,
Oregon & California Railroad Co.
ot Moses Endicott, NWVi of NEVi,
Sec. 25, Twp. 29, R. 12; $100.
Chas. M. Cartright et ux to D. C.
Pelton et al, W of Sec. 16, Twp.
28, R. 9; $12,000.
N. V. Sorenson et al to D. C. Pel
ton et al, W of Sec. 16, Twp. 28,
R. 9; $1.
State of Oregon to Northern Pa
cific Railroad Co., 1572.60 acres In
Douglas "and Coos counties; patent.
Owing to the fact that steamers
are apt to land at our docks at any
tlma and require all the space, own
ers of gasoline boats and scows aro
warned to keep away unless som,o
one is In attendance. Wo will not
be responsible for any damage done
gasoline boats, scows or towboats by
any steamer using tho dock. '
Marshfleld Dock & Warehouse Co.
For Ice Cream.
Cake and pies to order.
Baked beans and brown brea
Second and C streets.
Portland & Coos) Bay S. S. Line
Sails for Portland apdAsJatfpi every Thursday
Phone Main 34
I rmmm lMw0t
I W$LsJt Hi. trronicr
D. L. Avery, Manager.
Week Commencing Monday, July 22
"THE AMERICAN BIOSCOPE"
Under the directon of Mr. G. A. Ilagor,
Will present a long tefejs of tWTiatest and Timely
"SAN FRANCISCO DISASTER."
Music by the Eminent Piano Soloist " "(
' Prof. C. A. Cumliir.
1 Ajreflncd entertainment for
men.- One performance every
gram Monday and Thursday. Box office opens at 8 p. m.
Performance at 8:30. Admisnion Children 15c, Adults 25c.
r Bladder iMsease iaot
THE SUN AND TIDE CALENDAR.
Wodrt, !M.. 6-i.S -: 4 6:22 2 S
Tues., 23.. 5:39 0.9 5:25 3.0
Thurs., 25.. 0:13 9.9 1:34 7.7
FrI., 26.... 1:03 9.9 2:18 S.O
Sat., 27... 1:54 9.6 3:03 8.2'
Sun., 28 2:43 9.0 3:48 8 4
Wds, 2.. 12: 17 7.S 12:00
Thurs., 25.. 7:17 1.7 7:15 2.G
FrI., 26.... 8:02 1.6 8:08 2.3
Sat., 27 8:47 -1.3 9:00 2.1
Sun., 28 9:30 0.7 9:55 1.9
Weds., 24 4:33 7:39
Thurs., 25 4:44 7:28
FrI., 26 4:45 7:27
Sat., 27 4:46 7:26
Sun, 28 4:47 7:25
TEST YOUR OWN EYES
TEST AT THREE FEET
, i uu yuu
if riAf iTrt.1-
es a specialty.
ay and Sunday.
one Main 561
A. St. Dock
linErffid 1 WUS
m Any Jytounts
"We guarantee TofcttOT work at lotror pricea,
than crf.bo had cttawriere. Do not order
momrmemaJ work Until vounavo
3d & D Sis.
- - - Main 1731
Ladies, Children nndiGontJe--
evening. Chango of pro
Do not rick having
' ' -
Doctors. , ,4
E. E. STRAW, M. D.
rnYSICIAJI .ND SURGEON
Disensoa of the-Eyo, Ear, I. oho
and Throat a specialty.
Office in Lockhart's Building.
Offloo opcoelto Union rurnlturo Btoroillourt
10 10 lirand 5 to fi '
BrxclAl attcnttoQ paid to dUcases of the Jcl
ununrj arm aigf alive organs
D. BM'unnlon ozamlnoi
DR. J. W. INOitAM,
Physician ajo Snrgeon.
OiHc over Boxyjattckon's Drug Store.
Phones Office 1621; resldepo 783.
E. L. C. Farrln Geo. N. Farrln
FARRIN & PARKIN
Attorneys nt Law
City Attorney, Dep. District Attorney
Will practlco In U. S. Courts
and before tho U. S. Land Office.
Lockhart' Building, Marshfleld, Ore.
Phono Main 41.
L. A. LILJKOVJST, LAWYER,
United Sthtos Commissioner,
U. S I Land Matters.
Filings, Entrlls, Proofs, Contests, etc.
J. AV. RKNNETT,
Ofllco ovef Flanagan & Bennqtt
O. F. McldXIGUT, JT
Upstairs, BbncfU & Walter Block
Marshfleld, .... Oregon
COKE & COKE,
Attorney at 'Law. ''
Marshfleld, .... ( Oregon
1'IXLEV & iMAYBEE,
Attorney at Law.
Office over Myers', Storo. ,
Phone 701 - - North' Bend,' Ore.
RKIGHAM & BELL,
North Bend,' - - - -
Real Estate Agents.
D1EK LAND COMPANY, "
Real Estate Brokers.
North Bend, - - - - - Oregon
MR. ALBERT ABEL,
Contractor for Teaming of all kinds.
McPherson "Ginser Co.
Cigarsami sJMon sup-
CaliforaflOYiney a Specialty
Front St., MarBhfield
Free de- . ,i
arty of he city. -1
1 1 Coos Bay
I Steam Laundry
I Allfwork npw done ot
in ineiNoiiu ycuu i tain
II Edgai Mauzey
I Agent, MarshHeld
I North Bend Phone 1031
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