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THE DAILY COOS BAY TIMES, MARSHFIELD, OREGON, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5,1907.
C003 Bay Times
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LlSlinl) F.VKBY DAY EXCF.rrl.NU MONDAY AND ALSO
Tuk Coos Hay Timhs I'uiimsiiinq Co.
The policy of The Cooa Bay Times
will be Republican in politics, with tho
indupundenceof which President Roose
velt is the leading exoneiit.
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COOS BAY DAILY TIMES
MarsLfield - - - Oregon
AS EFFORT TO SWITCH OFF.
Most people possibly, even proba
bly, are getting tired of discourses on
the financial situation. Besides, noth
ing anybody can say will make much
difference. The conditions we have
now had their origin in conditions
that existed years ago, and have been
developed to what they are today by
natural sequences. Pursuing tho
courses we have followed, we could
have no right to expect anything else.
Tho descent is always easy. The
climb upward Is the labor.
But .we are at a landing place now,
eucli as Coleridge establishes in his
"Aids to Reflection," and we take
breath to look about us a little. Wo
have got into a strait, as the com
panions of Ulysses did, who, against
all warnings, devoured the sacred
oxen of the Sun. "Fools," says the
poet, "they perished by their own
blind folly." It is true we hero In
the West haven't gone in any direc
tion very far wrong. We have splen
did resources here, and have been
developing them in legitimate ways.
But tho frenzied finance of the East
has been casting a kind of spell over
us. We have looked to It for credit
and support, and have put our money
in there, expecting returns. But fren
zied finance there has cut us off for
the present, and we must wait. Lot
us do it cheerfully.
To beguile tho time wo may as
well think a little on speculative or
abstract questions questions, never
theless, which deeply concern us from
generation to generation; for we are
working on a democratic basis, and
therefore should halt at any oppor-
nnd controlling power mainly In tbeir
This last is perfectly true; but it
Is not incompatible with democracy.
In emergencies democracy seldom
shows unwillingness to listen to the
counsels of its wiser men. The whole
history of tho United States, tho
greatest domocracy tho world hag
ever known, is proof of this. We havo
had our struggles, of coursebut havo
not all tho results sustained the
claims of democracy? Have not these
claims been sustained through Wash
ington, Jackson, Lincoln, Cleveland
and Koosevolt? Have monarchy and
oligarchy been free from Ignorance,
from selfishness, from Incapacity and
Theoretically, indeed, democracy It
hopeless; but monarchy and oligar
chy proved their hopelessness long
jgo; and this is why democracy camo
in. It ha3 corrected far more abuses
than it has created. Besides, democ
racy has an inner soul which leads it.
though with difficulty, to regard for
the lessons of morality and experi
ence. It Is the spirit of tho people
behind the forms of the Constitution,
that lead it or guide it. Let us say
again that the history of democracy
seldom shows unwillingness on the
part of the masses of the people to
defer to the opinions of leaders wiser
than themselves. The salvation of
democracy, then, is in the Intelligence
and unselfishness of its leaders; and
if such is not the character of the
leaders the people are very sure pres
ently to discover It. Under a system
of general education democracy
shows little disposition to cut looso
from experience; and its wisdom is
more unselfish than that of an aris
tocracy, with Its plutocratic tenden
cies always foremost In the leader
ship. Leadership of some kind men must
and will have, undoubtedly; and de
mocracy, ' therefore, when it follows
its ablest and worthiest men, be
comes the strongest of governments.
Yet Its disposition leads it always to
place a check upon those who assert
superiority, or who think themselves
above it; and this tends to the con
servatism of popular liberty. Thus It
creates for Itself in the long run the
surest of balances In government. To
find fault with It Is easy; but what
better mode has been known among
tion and for the fun of tho thing.
Nowadays aeronauts do not hesitate
to take their wives up with them.
In tho century and a quarter since
M. Pllatro do Rozler first essayed tho
cerulean, many thousands of ascen
sions have followed, and balloon
courage has becomo common to ev
erybody save, perhaps, Russell Gard
ner, "Bud Dozler" and Santos-Du
mont. Honest countrymen no longer
gape at tho sky pilot, who is a com
monplace at county fairs.
In St. Louis, balloon races have
we may soon have a populace so ac
customed to tho graceful and Inspir
ing spectacles that only tho betting
feature will yield excitement.
There will bo a meeting of tho
Mlllicoma Club Tuesday evening,
Nor. nth, at 8 p. m. Important business.
Hot Tamales and Hot Drinks at
Bank of Oregon
Capital Stock fully paid up
Transact a General Banking
North Bend, Oregon
Mmmw" '' n ' ' y
VM MUMawMIMIB' "' iPli
A. H. Eddy haB been busy since
wimlns in tnwn. Now rottaco de-
place of horse races, and gign.
MII'HMii If IT
Plaut sails from Murshflel d Saturday
No rcservatio n will be held after tho Arrival of
ship unless ticket i, bought. M3LS-JlUu.
R S DOW Ag-ent
TUK FIRST SKY PILOTS.
(St. Louis Globe-Democrat.)
Nowadays the balloon excites only
a thrill as contrasted with the terror
of the French pcabants who observed
tho "Montgolfier," in 17 a' 3, which
was the first great and successful
balloon, although minor experiments
in aeronautics had been common
prior to Its ascension.
It was a hydrogen globo loosed
into the void without a passenger,
and after a flight of 45 minutes from
Champ-de-Mars It fell Into a field
near the village of Gonesse, where
tune landing to consider whore we the effect upon the inhabitants illus-
nr i,nw w mn hnr. nnrl whither i tratea mat, uneniigmeneu Human uu-
'"l l "V -" ..w. t -- ,.
our course is carylng us. Many able
thinkers believe we are steering for
a whirlpool which will surely engulf
turo is the same in all ages. A bul
letin of tho great event said:
"On first sight it is supposed by
tie. They can eee no other result of i many to have come from another
this groat, blind, democratic move
ment, as they call it. William Ed
Avard Hartpolo Lecky certainly was a
groat writer. He had a remarkably
clear view of the philosophy of his
tory. Ills "History of Rationalism in
Europe," his "ilihtory of European
Morals," and his "History of England
In the Eighteenth Century" aro
among the great books of tho last
50 years; while his two later vol
umes, "Democracy and Liberty," aro
excedingly stimulating to thought,
and contain stuff enough to mako us
uneasy, yet wo believe they fall short
of affording nn ndequnto account of
modern political tendencio3. Thoy
have a pessimistic tone, derived from
the conservative way of looking at
and dealing with tho problems
started by tho movements of a pro
gressive modern domocracy. These
things concern ub Americans a great
deal. So wo shall noto what Mr.
Lecky lias to say.
Ho tolls us that tho problem of
democracy, In its last analysis, is
whether tho world should bo gov
erned by its Ignorance or intelligence.
But this is Incidental only; It Is not
tho last analysis. Such problem in
deed is in tho movements of domoc
racy, but In these movoments always
there Is a principle of correction and
recovery. Says our author: "Accord
ing to one party, tho preponderating
power should ho with education and
properly; according to tho other, tho
ultlinato sottrco of power, tho su
premo right of appeal and of control.
belongs legitimately to tho majority
of tho nation, told by tho head, or,
In other words, to tho poorest, tho
most Ignoinnt, tho most Incapable,
who nro necessarily tho most nu
uicrous. It Is a theory which assur
edly reverses all tho past experiences
cf mankind. In every flold of human
enterprise, In all tho competitions of
Ilfo, by tho lnoxorablo law of nnturo,
superiority lies with tho few and not
with the many; and success can only
bo attained by placing the guiding
world; many fly; others, more sen
sible, think it a monstrous bird. Af
ter it has alighted, thero Is yet mo
tion in it from tho gas it still con
tains. A small crowd gains courage
from numbers, and for an hour ap
proaches by gradual steps, hoping
meanwhile tho monster will take
flight. At length one bolder than
the rest takes ids gun, s'alks careful
ly to. within ahot, I!r: , witnesses tho
monster phrlnli, glv.o :i 'lout of tri
umph, a..d tho cruw.l i.. i in with
flail and pltchfori.t. -j-j tears
what '.a thinks, to "jo th: . . ti, and
cause, a i.oiacr.ouj 3t?ac.; j ,ain all
retire. Shame, no daub., no.v urges
them o.', and they ae uio ..au-o of
alarm to a horse's tail, v. ao gallops
across the country, tearing it to
Seeing it In flight, some cab driv
ers had been awed Into leaving their
vehicles and prostrating thomselves
In tho dust by tho roadside.
To allay popular fear tho paternal
government of Franco deemed It pru
dont to publish an explanation, which
contained this passage:
"Anyono who shall see In tho sky
a globo resombling tho moon in
shadow should bo awaro that, far
from being au alarming phenomenon,
it is only a machine, made, of taffeta
or light canvas, covered with paper,
that cannot possibly cause any harm,
and which will somo day provo ser
viceable to tho wants of society."
Tho first animals to become aero
nauts were n sheep, a cock and a
duck, sent up In this Montgolfier bal
loou, and thoy mado a considerable
voyage without damago save a hurt
to tho cock's right wing, which, how
over, was duo to a kick recolved from
Fludlug that tho upper air was
breathable, M. Pllatro do Rozler
achloved glory and Immortality by
making an asconsion, although the
king had suggested first sending up
a couple of convicts under isntencos
of doath, by way of better demonstra-
Some of tluit fine furniture
Don't forget your friends
when the time comes but you
had better put the order in
We make all kinds of fix
tures jis well as furniture.
We give any finish ',ll
as any style to suit the cus
tomer. Sec us about the goods you
We will build what you
want and save you money.
DIl. J. W. INGRAM
Physician and Surgeon.
Office over Sengstaken's Drug Store
Phones Offlco 1C21; Resldenco 783
Satisfactory laundering la odn
mado possiblo by employing a
well trained force of expert
work people, using up-to-dato
appliances and following meth
ods tho correctness of which
has been proven. It's the sort
of laundering which wo not
only promise but can givo to
our customers, and do givo it
For convenience of Call pa
trons tho Laundry offico will
be open Saturday evenings until
Phone 571 today., Our wagon
COOS BAY STEAM LAUNDRY
Mnrshfleld and Nortli Bend,
1. W. UHKNUTT,
Office over Flanagan & Bennett
Uarshflold, .... Oregoi
I Coos Bay Furniture Co. I
1 KorSli Bead, Oregon.
Francis IT. Clarke Jacob I. Blakt
Lnwresice A. Liljeqvist
CliAIiKK, BLAKE A LILJlflQVlST,
Tim os Building, Marshlleld, Ors
United States Commissioner's Offico
Flanagan & Bennett Bank
Capital Subscribed 150,000
CajiltAl Paid Up JIO.OOO
Undivided fronts HVXM
Docs r general banking hustneia and drawi
on the llaiilc or California, Han Kranclo
Calif., First Naticaal Hank INmlsiul Or., Kim
National Hank. Itoeebtirg, Or., Hanover N.
tlonal Hank, New York, N. M Jtothchlld A
Son, London, England. a
A'80 "J'1 ""'""'Be ou nearly nil "10 principal
cities of Europe. '
Acconutil keDt aubleet t philr .r. hu...
look boxes for rent at i cents a month or
J5. a year. "'
INTEREST PAID ON TIME DEPOSITS
C V. MoICNIGHT,
Attorney at Law.
Upstairs, Bounett & WaUe- Blool
Marshllold, - OregOL
COKE & COKE,
Attorneys at Law.
AUrshflold, - - - -
WHY DO PEOPLE BUY IN
It a 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.
California and Oregon Coast Steamship Company.
B.3W. OLSONT, Maatar.
COOS BAY AND PORTLAND
Sails from Portland Saturdays, 8 p. m.
Sails froia Coos Bay Tuesdays, at service of tide.
F. P. Baumgartner, Agt. L, W, Shaw, Agt.
Couch St. Dock, Portland, Ore, Marahfickl, Ore.. Phono 441:
Nasburs Block. Phone 81C
J. K. O A Y O U,
Estiututea furuiHhcd for all
IchKLs of bulldhiH.
Marahfield, : : Oregon
A. H. Eddy
Always has on hand
a good stock of o
AT PRICES THE CHEAPEST
All Kinds of
Groceries and Clothing
II. O. Brcckcnridge,
O. II. Walters.
All klnda of Transferlng and Job
bing. Prices reasonable and
Ooods handled with care.
Modern eottagea a specialty. Office
opposite Blanco Hotel, Over Tele
MR. ALBKRT A1MCL,
Contrwotor for Iciiuing of all kind
Contractor and Builder
18 Years' Experience
Has taught us a Motto. "Take Your
Time and do Our Work Right."
Prices Consistent with Best Work
Portland & Coos Bay S. S. Line
Sails from Portland Wednesday at 8 p. m.
Sails from Coos Bay Saturdays at Service of Tide.
C. F. McCollum, Agt.
Phone Main 34 - - A. St. Dock
Waterman's Ideal fountain Pens the best on the market
absolute guarantee, for sale at the
M. P. Portderjjrass, Master
and 10:30 a. m., and 1:00, U: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. ra.
Makes daily trips except Sun
days. Fare: One way, 15
cents; round trip, 25 cents.
Leaves Marshllold 7:30. 9:00,
- il'"M"'HVi in it"r:;
tAii Wli.lL. iSCAVlt,
AT ANY KOUK
GOOD HEARSE and VEHICLES.
I1KISNER, MILLEK & CO.
Livery, Feed und Sale Stuble
Third nd A Sts. Phone, 1201
i All Parts of the World
n IcPlierson Ginser Co. 9
E Wholesale liquor dealers
i' I IlfTOlM A tW nln.ltt .mV- 81
J Leave Marshuold 7:30. 9:00, r """" " ' fl
ti.rTni.i. .,,, rl- totji: r-im-...-J T-ir-gai jj . -- II
BONITA 1 edfform'a Wiaes a Specialty I
and " 1 Front St., Marahfield 1
NORTH BEND mmsmL
We use the necessary
facilities for sending
money to all parts of
Ks world, and without
danger or loss. .. :.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK Of !
P COOS BAY, Marshfield, Ore.
SHOW fASP rinto-glnss Floor Cases
tJllJVy St&X,iD any bhnpe, any stylo made
on -I HJIVTTI mCC to order by the LuUco
ttllU IlyVi UKCO Manufacturing Co.
THE MODERN COMPANY
Odd Follows' Building, Marshfleld
ON THE BAY.
n Half Hour Schedule.
ui Between Murshlleld ud Jforth
Bend Mudo in la Mluutea.
Fare: Ono way, lfic; i..C tip, xOt
J. A. OMCIXLY, PtpFitr.
and Navigation Co.
THE a B., It. & H. b. r. s x. c,
Subject to change without noVtpa.
Lt.11: 8 a.m.
' ' i - i -
Tralis to aad from Bmir HtU dally,
Wet Your WhlgtleSThcn Blow
J. R. HERRON, Prop.
Front Street, : : MarshflcJd, Ortcon
The only practical Gunshop
on the Bay.
Sowing Machines and Bicy
cles Repaired and Cleaned.
Locksmlthlng and Genoral
So, Proat St.
r. a. uaidm, Ageat,
ilKhlHlBlJE ""ri :