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THE DAILY COOSBAY TIMES, MARSHFIELtf.' 'OfiEGON. THURSDAY. NOVEMBER 7, 1907.
Coos Bay Times
one who is A TAXPAYER or
LIABLE TO PAY TAXES HAS A
" ' RIGHT TO VOTE IF A CITIZEN OF
AN 1M1I KMII ST RCrlHLH V S(l'riE ITI1- i
LisiiFii iNEin i' fmmtinm momu iM' m.o ' MARSHFIELD AND OF DISTRICT
Thk (' s Hy Timk riiiusiiixd Co.
The poi: of The Coo Hay Times
will be liepuMtfan in politics, with tlie
indi'ivt.Jomvof winch President Roose
velt is the K'.ulnip exponent.
EiitervJuiIhe jHtofllctf nt MarthflcUl, On--son.
for inUiintioti llirougli the malls hs
second i ! iill matter.
Ono j ear $5 00
Six montli3 $2.50
Less than 0 months, per month .OO
Ono year ?1.D0
Local reaaers. 10c pur line.
Adiki:ss am. Oom.ml-nicatio.vs to
COOS BAY DAILY TIMES
ManLfield - - - Ottgou
SCHOOL ELECTION VALID.
The news columnes of The Times
I yesterday's issue indicated that
Governor Chamberlain's holiday pol
icy was considered by some as likely
to cast a doubt on the legality of
the High School election, which oc
curs this evening. It is as well to
say here and now and without equi
vocation that the election today can
not and will not be in the least re
spect affected by the fact that this
ia what in many states is called a
bank holiday. In the first place,
when the election was set for today
it was not a holiday at all. It only
became fao since it was designated
as an election day. In the next
placo, it is not designed or Intended
hy the law or by the Governor that
tho. proclamation of the day as a holi
day should disturb the regular polit
ical or commercial business of the
stato, and it would be against public
policy and silly to so construe it.
There has' been much twaddle
about the holiday policy put in force.
It hag 3et a lot of bright young critic3
to work to find flaws. But in fact Jt
.merely does two things effectively:
first, it Btops .the operation of the
courts, except in the necessary ad
ministration of the police functions
in. maintaining order In the com
munity. It is not probable that the
law qver contemplated a succession
of holidays covering several consec--utivo
dajs, but it is possible that tho
executive cannot be charged with an
abuso of his powers if tho occasion
jiistlfioa such unusual action. There
Is not a word or an authority to bo
'.found in tho written or unwritten
law which can justify tho nonper
formance of a mlnlbterlal act by nuy
public officer on such a holiday as
t today. Contracts can bo made, nc
- JniotfJodgmcuts can bo taken, deeds
can he executed and recorded, busl
nesa can he transacted, monoy may
bo borrowed or loanod, notes may bo
executed and accepted, but tho pres
entation and protost of notes, drafts,
bllla of exchange and commercial
junior of any kind must bo deferred
to and until tho next day after tho
- holiday or succession of holidays.
Gd"lettno man OR WOMAN
WHO BELIEVES IN A HIGH
SCEIOOL FOR MARSHFIELD HAVE
ANY DOUBT AS TO THE VALIDI
TY OF THE HIGH SCHOOL ELEC
TION, TO TAKE PLACE AT THE
Missouri - Arkansas
Kerosene fire; " ' '
. DEATH IN, AGO'NY
Vancouver, B. C, Nov. C. Mar
Jorle Musson, aged 14, met a horrible
death at North Vancouver last' night,
ller parents were visiting friends in
Vancouver and she was, left nt home
with her baby brother. At 1 o'clock
4 yesterday she undertook to prepare
a luncfc, hilt could not malfo the fire
burn. She poured keroseno on tho
Are from a can. with the result that
tho stove exploded and her dress
caught fire. She died in terriblo
agony a few hours after tho accident.
Romance In Old Age
Pine Bluff, Ark,, Nov. C. Scar
ing MnrBh, aged 72, who came here
from BIsmarcK, St. Francois county,
Mo., to start a new 'business career
Id the undeveloped oil field at Grace,
this county, met, wooed and won a
worthy widow qf that community
the day of his arrival. The fact that
he and the widow were wartime acr
cuiaintanccs was . not discovered un
til they were past tho uncertain
Having been accepted by the fair
widow, who Is two years his junior,
Mr. Marsh took up the business that
brought him there and for three
months devoted himself to oil pros
pects during the day and to court
ship of evenings. Then Mrs. Mar
garet Ncad named the day and they
came to Pine Bluff a few days ago
and were married at the First
Methodist parsonage by Rev. T. Y.
When Mr. Marsh and Mrs. Nead
arrived here, they asked where the
marriage licenses were issued and on
thir way to the county clerk's ofllce
In the courthouse their undisguised
satisfaction with the world and each
other betrayed them as a would-be-bridal
couple and quite a crowd fol
lowed them. They did not give
away to embarrassment, however,
and Mr. Marsh did not lower his
voice when he asked for the license.
"How old are you?" inquired
Deputy Clerk Nichol, as he wrote
tho prospective bridegroom's name
upon tho certificate.
"I am not an old man, I am only
72," he replied.
"And you, Mrs. Nead?" courte
ously inquired the deputy.
"I am two years younger than my
sweothear," she replied.
After securing the licenses the
couple boarded a car for the home
of Rev. Mr. Ramsey, where the cere
mony was said. The pastor refused
to admit a crowd of curious specta
tors, who gathered at the house.
"This is no sideshow," he said.
"This couple, though advanced in
years, has seen fit to seek tho com
panionship of each other and live
their remaining years in happiness
and peace. It is the proper thing
for them to do in their lonesomeness
and I am delighted to be some help
to them in their sensible move."
With this the crowd dispersed
and Mr. Marsh and his appy bride
left the parsonago and returned to
no business district, where the
sipiit several hours shopping before
they departed for their home at
Mr. Marsh came to this country
aoveral months ago with a party of
oil men from St. Francois county,
Mo. He had sold his real estate
business there to begin life anew.
The members of the party decided
to drill for oil on Mr. Nead's plan
tation near Graco station.
Proposed, Accepted First Day.
Tho day Mr. Marsh arrived he was
Introduced to Mrs. Ncad. She was
a widow of many years, preposses
sing for her ago, neat ppearlng and
industrious. She is li'My educated
and Mr. Marsh, bci 'j . . ?.n of atu
usv '.itelleutualit;-, t'.. . " v at-t.-acte-.'.
to cr.?!: outer. Ou-'ng the
day tlio ouplo disci - " nutual
ft lend, and rovi"wod c -:nts with
which ''oth wore famll! ".
By n: httall Mr. Mar.th had pro
posed to hl3 new acqu 'intanco and
had boon aco Uod. Ho then estab
lished his residence at tho home of a
neighbor, whero ho resided until yes
terday, passing tho ovening in com
pany with his "sweetheart." They
caino to Pino Bluff unaccompanied.
"I was in Pine Bluff once before,"
said Mr. Marsh. "That was 12 years
ago. I was In tho federal army thon
and, strango-to say, lived nt tho
sn mo liottso with tho woman who to
day becanio my wife, but who was
nt that time tho wife of another.
"Wo aro not old. That is a mis
taken idea. A man is as old as ho
fcols. Wo were both alone in tho
world and longed for companionship.
Mrs. Nead lias enough to livo upon
comfortably nnd I have a neat littlo
sum that will Insure us plenty for
nil time. That's all there is to it."
M. F. PLANT
Plant, sails from Marshflcl 1 Saturdny
. No reservntio n will be held after the nrrlvnl of
ship unless ticket Is bought.
MARSHFIELD, : : : : OREGON
Wc hnvo the handiest nncl most convenient storage room in tho city.
Leave your parcels with us nnd have them checked.
Reasonable rates for an extended period. Will be forwarded to
any point desired.
COOS BAY TRANSPORTATION COMPANY
A St. Dock - - Marshfield, Ore.
vtnKv GftACfe JJpMi-
(j opt. VJ
DR. J. W. INGRAM
I'liyuichm and Surgeon.
Office ovor Scngstaken's Drug Store
Phones Ofllco 1021; Residence 783
I Order It Now I
Some of that 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 as well as furniture.
We give any finish as well
as any style to suit the cus
tomer. See us about the goods you
Ve will build what you
want nnd save you money.
Coos Bay Furniture Co.
North Bend, Oregon.
J. W. IJUWXETT,
Oltlr-o over Flanagan & Bennett
Marahflolil, ... - Oregot.
Francis II. Clarke Jacob M. Ulnk.
Lawrence A. LMJotrt 1st
CLARKE, 1ILAKE it LILJEQVU5T,
Tlmoa Building, Manshfield, Or.
United SUtea Commissioner's Ofllco
O. V. MoJtXIGKT,
Attorney at Law.
Upstairs, Donnett & Walt- Blool
Marshfield, - - Oregoi.
COKE & COKE,
Attorneys at Law.
Satisfactory laundoring la onlj
made posslblo b employing a
well trained forco of expert
work people, using uii-to-data
appllnnces and following meth
ods the correttness of which
has been proven. It's tho sort
of laundering which wo not
only promise but enn glvo to
our customers, and do glvo it.
For convenience of Call pa
trons tho Laundry ofllco will
be open Saturday evenings until
Phono 571 today. Our wagon
COOS BAY STEAM LAUNDRY
Marulificld nnd North Html fl
Flanagan &. Bennett Bank
Capitnl HtihBerilK'd IWp.ooo
Uoplul l'nlii Up flU.CHlO
Undivided 1'rofiti IViOfo
Poes n EiMicral bunking huslnes nnd dnwi
an tho Hank oi California. Smi Kranclac
Calif., Firm Nnticial flunk I'ortlunil Or., Firt
National Hank Koseliurg, Or Hanover Nt.
llonnl llnnk. Sevr York. K II KntdxhiM jl
Bun, London, Knglnnd.
Also Kelt cliHtigeuu mitrlyall thu prlnclnl
cities of Europe.
Accounts kept subject I check, safe deposit
lock boxes for rent nt t cut n month or
f5. a year.
INTEREST PAH) ON TIM.t DEPOSITS
Always has on hand
a good stock of jfi
AT PRICES THE CHEAPEST
All Kinds of
Groceries and Clothing
Nasburg Block. Phone 816
i. E. OAYO U,
Estimate furuishod for all
kinds of buiUlhiKS.
Marshfield. : : Oregon.
A. II. EMy
Modern cottages a specialty. Ofllco
opposite Blanco Hotel, Ovor Tele
MK. AL1HT ADEL,
Contractor for Ttcmlng of all klnda
WHY DO PEOPLE BUY IN
It is choice inside residence property, lots 50xJ00
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.
L. J. POST,
Cent rhetor and lltiildcr
18 Years' Experience
Has taught us a Motto, "Take v our
Time and do Our Work Right."
Prices Consbiteiit with IJei,t AVork
All kinds of plain sewing and darn
ing. Cull ut Rooms -1 and S
Coos Bay Storage
II. O. Rreckenrldge,
C. H. Walters.
All kinds of Transfering and Job
bing. Prices reasonable and
Goods handled with care.
jS-t$!J.i? Pbono G61-
CAd CALL SERVICE
at any mm
GOOD HEARSE and VEHICLES.
IIEISNER, MILLER & CO. j
Livery, Feed and &Io Stable ""
Third iiud A flte. l'lione, lfiOl
Conies to Investigate.
Dr. A. L. Housoworth, of Cashion,
Okla., is looking over tho Bay and
slinking hands with his old Oklahoma
frlonds. If Mos&rs. Warwick, Grlmo3,
Kreltzer nnd Sweotmau hnvo boon in
strumental in inducing tho doctor to
como to tho Bay, and as ho Is not dls-
Caiifornia and Oregon Coast Steamship Company.
B. W. OLSON, MauUr.
COOS BAY AND PORTLAND
Sails from Portland Saturdays, 8 p. m.
Sails from Coos Bay Tuesdays, at service of tide.
F. P. Baumgartner, Agt. L. W, Shaw, Agt.
Couch St. Dock, Portland, Ore, MurahneUl, Ore., Phone 441.
M. I Pendergrass, Master
and !:! a. m and 1:00, 2:30
and 4:60 p. m.
Loareu North Bond at 8:15,
9:45 bad 11:15 a. m and 1:45,
3:15 and 5:00 p. m.
Makw dally trips except Sun
days. lTaro: Ono way, 15
cents; round trip, 25 cents.
Leave Marshtleld 7:30. 9:00,
All Parts of the World
We use the necessary
facilities for. sending
money to oil parts of
m worm, ana wunoiit t
danger or loss. . .
FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF
rone dav Mn.f,f:.-ti,i n
wvwum, nmiomitiu, vie
Portland & Coos Bay S SLine
Sails from Portland Wednesday at 8 p. m.
. Sails from Coos Bay Saturdays at Service of Tide.
Phone Main 34
C. F. McCollum, Agt.
A. St. Dock
appointed In what he has soon thus
, far. tho representations made to him
SCHOOLHOUSE TONIOHT. iuvmv , haYQ beon BbQut falr
I SHOW CASES
gMTBwn- inT"TiT'Tir uiii ii mnriiMimiyu -i ,--
ON THE BAY.
Half Hour Schedule.
Km- Between JWrs.hlWd uul North
Dend Maffc in ia MIiiuum.
Fare: Ono way, 15c; iua telp, 3.
J- A. O'KELLr, rvaprioton.
Plate-ghibs Floor Cases
any s.hue, any style inado
A EJIYTI IDCC to order hy ,tho I-tko
dllU riAlUKtiS Manufacturing Co.
THE MODERN COMPANY
Odd IWlowra' Baltdlmg. Slarslifleld
and Navigation Co.
the a u., n. a e. n. R. & N co
Subject tochange without notfna.
McPherson Ginser Co.
Wholesale li(juor dealers
Cigars aud buIooii hu)-plioB.
j CeJifornia Winex a Specialty
Front St., Marshfield
Wet Your WhlstleVlhen Blow
J. R. HERUON, Prop.
Front SCrett, : : MurshtWd, Oreson
Trains to and from BeTr HU1 dlly.
The only practical Gunshop
on the Day.
Sowing Machlnos and Bicy
cloa Repaired and Cleaned.
Locksmithlng and General
No. Front St.
. a. u&ioa, jfMM.
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