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THEflAILY COOS BAY TIMES, MARSHFIELD, OREGON, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1907.
Coos Bay Times
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COOS BAY TllttS
CHANGING SCHOOL HOOKS.
It is notorious that there Is such
a thing nn a school hook trust in
this country and that its influence
lias reached without any check what
ever all parts of the United States.
The American Hook company is only
less gigantic than the Standard Oil
company, but its effect is to enrich
Its members and tax its patrons as
much as they will stand. Possibly
Marsh Hold has had occasion before
now to mnrmer against the School
Book Trust, but whether it has or
not, parents liavo now new cause to
record their murmurs again. The
school children have been compelled
to change their books again, and par
ents have been unnecessarily bled to
supply now books where the old ones
which they bought and paid for
sonio time ago would have done just
asivell. Of course tho people who
are responsible for tho change claim
that education must keep up to the
standard of progress and that tills
renders old books obsolete and new
hooks and new systems necessary.
Conceding the statement to bo true,
& not necessarily an approval of the
argument. Show tho people first,
where tho new hooks and now sys
tem, so called, constitute an advance
on what must now be thrown aside
There are soveral things which
Marshfield pcoplo may well consider
in regard to these changes. Ono of
ihem is that they will come thick and
tulck hereafter. Another is that
Marshfield school authorities are not
responsible for It, as tho law of the
state provides for a uniform system
and tho state authorities have de
creed tho change. Still another is
tfhat It is very profitable to tho school
took trust and to nobody else. Then
again tho pretence that tho exchange
at old hooks for now on tho basis of
30 cents on tho dollar allowed on tho
ii Id. books, is a farce. In families of
two or moro children it is usual for
Ihc second child to tako tho books
Soft over by tho older brother or sis
ier, and n largo saving was made tn
poor and honest people. Tho "quick
Thango" school book trust cures that
leakage from Us Income by getting
tho stato authorities, by some
method, to co-operate. Thousands of
dollars go out of (lie stato for school
looks and ovon If they happen, in
Mine instances, to bo printed In tho
tfate, all of tho profits from tho
.paper mill to tho print shop go to
Men who may ho enjoying llfo In
London or I'aris.
Hut what are you going to do
about It? Tho remedy? Well, thero
4j ono, but It may bo tho pcoplo aro
afraid of It. Perhaps it is better to
sleep quietly in tho lion's mouth,
.limn to keep awako outsido tho Jaws
of clangor. Tho remedy Is for tho
itato to provide, prlnf. and distribute
ijs own school books, on tho plan of
integral production, from tho paper
sntll up. Tho extension of the
3vmedy is for all of tho peoplo to
stand tho oxpenso of furnishing the
school books to tho children and re
lievo tho parents who hear tho bur
den of this generation and tho next,
too. Of course, this remedy must bo
an academic one for somo timo to
ctimo, hut one of tlieso days tlto ma
jority will ceaso to lot n school book
Irust graft tho stato or city.
ready elevated must obtain permits
from the city engineer, whose duty
it Is to grant them if the specifica
tions which must be filed with him
for ills protection, comply with the
ordinance. The violation of tho or
dinance may result In the city au
thorities proceeding to abate the de
ficient structure by tearing it down
and punishing the wrong-doer.
Tho ordinance is well adapted for
tho purpose for which it was de
signed, but its terms are broad
enough to prevent the erection of a
shed or other temporary structure,
if the letter of the law shall be ob
served. As it is not tho letter but
the spirit of the law which the city
government will Insist upon, no
doubt it will grant permits for such
temporary structures as may be nec
essary in connection with construc
tion work. Tho council should not
stop with simply defining fire limits.
There are many good reasons why
no houso should be built in the city
limits without a permit. Tho city
engineer's office ought to bo in po
sition to keep a complete record of
all houses and structures which are
erected. It would be no inconven
ience to tho builder and would en
able tho authorities to more easily
estiamte tho police and sanitary re
quirements of their charge.
Has No I 'car of Japan and Consid
ers Islands Source of Strength,
Tho Investigation of the Standard
Oil officials, ail men or enormous
wealth, has proven one thing if noth
ing else. That one thing is that
Americans who are anxious to train
their children along financial lines
should keep them out of school and
teach them to know nothing. If
they have a particularly dull boy In
the family, tie to him. He is likely
to become a millionaire, for the in
vestigation referred to proves that
the Standard Oil officials are the
greatest lot of dullards and dunces
ever haled into court. They knew
nothing, had learned nothing, took
no hints, couldn't be coached and
had lost their memories entirely.
The case furnishes no reason to be
lieve that the fortunes of Rockefel
ler, Rogers or any of the rest of
them can be accounted for on any
other ground than that of "a fool for
Use Baysido Paints and Im
perial Varnishes and get the best.
Flexo Ready Roofing never rusts,
cracks or leaks.
The Mothers' Club will meet Fri
day, the 27th, at 3 o'clock In the
Baptist church. Subject for discus
sion, "How to Secure Co-operation by
Mothers and School Teachers." An
Interesting program has also been
arranged.. Everybody cordially In
vited to be present.
New lino ladles' coats, suits and
skirts at Prentiss & Co.'s.
WANTED Boy to learn press feed
ing and tho printing business. Ask
Washington, Sept. 23 Vdmiral
Dewey Is opposed to the sale of the
Philippines. He does not believe
that his famous battle of Manila Bay
brought the United States a posses
sion which for strategic or other
reason is to rise up to plague us.
As chairman of the general board of
the Navy, it is Admiral Dewey's duty
to plan to meet the eventualities of
war. The progress of Japan and the
exposed position of tho Philippines '
have caused some experts to say that, I
in the event of war, those islands
would be a source of weakness.
Admiral Dewey, viewing the question
from all points of view, do03 not '
favor the withdrawal of the United i
States from tho archipelago at this
He is not prepared to discuss the
measures adopted for tho defense of
the Philippines nor will he express
any-opinion concerning the move
ment of the battleship fleet to the fa
Pacific, but he does say: "Hold the
Philil pines." He is fearless of any
Injuring consequences following
American occupation and declines to
give any serious consideration S.o
predictions that Japan is so set upon
obtaining the island that, if neces
sary to get them, she will go to war.
In an interview today the Admiral
sets out the reasons which impel him
to insist upon the retention of the
island. The strong point of his argu
ment Is not based upon the military
or naval importance of the islands,
but upon the great value, present
and prospective, of the Philippines to
America in the extension of our trade
with the Orient.
Sails From North Bend nt 1 O'clock, Tlmrrtlny, Sept. 20th.
No reservation will bo held after the arrival of ship unless tleket 1
MARSHFIELD, : : : : OREGON
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The Coos Bay Times, 1 year . .
A Good' Talking Machine, value . . 25.00
Six Standard Records, value .... 3.60
Total Worth, $33.
All For Oaly $25.00
Leant to Paint on Glass.
Professor Reynolds is entertaining
an enormous crowd evenings on the
A street dock. It's fine and he there
explains to you how for $2.00 any
body can learn to paint beautiful pic
tures on glass. His lecture is enter
taining and instructive. During the
day lessons are given at his tent on
First street, one block north of Mer
An Honest Hunter.
A. H. Welling, the popular North
Bend tailor, returned Monday from
Ten Mile, where ho had been hunting
and fishing. Welling is more hon
est than most hunters. He confesses
ho did not kill even one deer, but
declares ho actually did see where
thero had been a deer.
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1 Taylor's Piano House, - -
Coos Bay Tmies Office, - Phone 1331
Ult. J. W. INGltAAl.
Physician nnC burgeon.
OUlc over Sengstacken's Drug Store.
Phones Office 1C21; residence 78S.
J. W. UENNETT,
Office over Flanagan & Bennett
Marshflold, .... Oregon
Francis II. Clarke Jacob M. lllako
Lawrence A. LII.iecjvlst
CLARKE, BLAKE & LILJEQVIST,
Times Building, Marshflcld, Ore.
United States Commissioner's Office.
c i Mcknight,
Attorney at Law.
Upstairs, Bounett ' & Waltfti- Block
Marshfield, .... Oregon
COKE & COKE,
Attorneys at Law.
Marshfield, .... Oregon
Nasburg Block. Phono 810
J. L C A V O U,
Estimates furnished for nil
kinds of buildings.
Marshfield, : : Oregon.
BIUGIIAM & BELL,
North Bend, - - - .
Piles For Gulovson Building.
Workmen have the site of flhe
Gulovson two story building at the
corner of Broadway and C streets
cleared and the pile driver is at
work on the foundation for tho
Read the want ads.
THE Flit H ORDINANCE.
Tho city council have ordained
Mint no building shall bo constructed
or other inatorlttl than brick, stono
xtt concrete within ccrtulu defined
UiwltB, and by bo doing havo in ono
iwaiug raised Marshfield to tho
rtufc of a pormnnont modern city.
It' will also glvo It reasonable rates
lor lusuranco purposes, thus onnhl-3ng-
capital to construct substantial
buddings within tho limits pro
.jurfbed and recolvo protection thoro
Jor. Tho ordlnnuco goes into offect
mt onco and all who have deslgnod
structures which tlioy havo not al-
Portland & Coos Bay S. S. Line
Sails for Portland and Astoria every Thursday
, C. F. McCollum, Agt.
Phone Main 34 - - - A. St. Dock
WILSON & THOMAS
Contractors and Builders
Office fixtures a specialty. Store Fronts, Counters,
Shelving. Let us work out your plans. See usbo
Shop opposite Bear's Livery Stable, North Front Street
WHY DO PEOPLE BUY IN
It is choice inside residence property, lots 50x100
with alleys, is well sheltered with a good bay view and
prices of lots are reasonable. For particulars see
TITLE GUARANTEE & ABSTRACT CO.
Henry Sengstacken, Manager.
Real Estate Agents.
MR. ALBERT ABEL,
Contractor for Teaming of all kinds.
and Navigation Co.
THE C. B R. A E. . R. & N. CO.
Subject to change without notice.
Trains to and from Beaver Hill dally.
F. A. LAISE, Agent.
H A nice line of
Souvenir Postals of Marshfield
NORTON & HANSEN
To make all classes of furniture,
fixtures anil woodwork.
Our plant is equipped especially
for tills lino of work and our me
chanics aro tho best thero Is.
Wo make all kinds of special
furniture to order.. Also make man.
ties, pantry furnishings, store fix
tures, In fact all kinds of job work.
Wo guarantee our work ami tho
price is right.
Get our estimate cm your Job.
Coos Bay Furniture Co,
North Bend, Oregon.
All Kinds of Work Done
PHONES 543, 14p and 271 '
North Bend, Oregon
ON THE BAY
Half Hour Schedule
Itui- Detwecn Murshflold uiij North
Bend Made in 12 Minutes.
Furoi One war, 15c; roma trip, &:.
J. A. O'KELLY, Proprietor.
M. P. Pendergrass, Master
and 10:30 a. w., and 1:00, 2:30
and 4:00 p. m.
Leaves North Bend at 8:15,
9:45 and 11:15 a. m., and 1:45,
3:15 and 5:00 p. m.
Makes dally trips except Sun
days. Pare: Ono way, 15
conts; round trip, 25 cents.
Leaves Marshfield 7:30, 9:00,
.. .. .J. .J. ., ,. .J. .J.
J. L. KOONTZ
Machine and Itcpnlr Shop.
At Holland's Boat Houso
Front St. Marshflcld.
i- .. ,.. j, .j. ..
California and Oregon Coast Steamship Company.
B. V. OLSOX, Master.
COOS BAY AND PORTLAND
Sails from Portland Saturdays, 8 p. m.
Sails from Coos Bay Tuesdays, at service of tide.
F. P. Baumgftrtuer, Agt. L W. Shaw, Agt.
Couch St. Dock, Tortland, Ore, Mareliflekl, Ore., Phooe;l,
$. t : .. .;. $. . 3.
v LOUIS II. BOLL
V IS nOW Otien fnr roronflnn nf A
pupils. Parlors ovor Taylor's
v nano storo. f
Steam Dye Works
Luiien'atnKientB'gai mfnle iiltmn
ed or dyed.
Philip Becker, Propricloi.
Wet Your Whistle Then Blow
J. R. J1BRRON, Prop.
Broni Street, i AbnbOeU, Ortiroa