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THE COOS BAY WEEKLY TIMES, MARSHFIELD. OREGON. FRIDAY. DECEMBER 13,1907.
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ARE A COIN'
Reports From All Parts of the
Country Indicate Panic
SEES A BRIGHT FUTURE
Montana Millionaire Says Fi
nancial Situation Is Clear
SALT LAKE CITY. Utah, Dec. 9.
In an Interview Senator W. A.
Clark, of Montana, who was hero in
connection with his railroad Interests
"I am sure the financial situation
i3 clearing very fast. I received a
letter today from tho vice-president
of one of the largest banks in New
York, saying ho had just returned
from a trip to Chicago, where ho met
the clearing house members of that
city, and also bankers from St.
Louis,,Kansas City and St. Paul. All
these bankers agreed that tho worst
was over and tho cash payments
could be inaugurated very soon with
"The total reduction in the out
put of copper is so largo that six
months ought to see tho surplus
eliminated entirely, when that is
done, I expect to see copper go back
to about 1C cents a pound, and that
Is enough. At that figure consump
tion is posslblo on a large scale and
whilo it will not permit all the mines
to resume on the old basis, it will
still furnish employment for a large
proportion of the men who havo been
thrown out of employment by tho
ENJOYS' BEAR STEAK
AT THE BLANCO HOTEL
"nuchshot" Gets Off Practical Joko
On Wife of "Bud" Holland.
Bear steak was tho savory dish
supplied to a party of three In tho
dining room of the Blanco Hotel
last night and thereby aroused con
siderable Interest. It was not be
cause tho rest of tho boarders wore
left out In tho cold that, this feat
ure at dinner last night aroused so
much attention. It was because ono
of tho party ate bear meat, who had
never tried it before.
"Bud" Holland, tho cheerful dis
pencer of beverages in tho hotel bar,
and his other half, Mrs. Holland,
had for a long timo differed on the
relative qualities of bear steak and
steak of tho ordinary kind. Mrs.
Holland had declared on numerous
occasions that she would never eat
bear meat, and her opinion of those
who could eat it was not vory high.
Yesterday morning "Buckshot,"
the man who drives the Blanco bus
to meet the trains, noticed a young
bear lying on the docks" which was
being shipped to market. He quick
ly notified Mr. Holland of tho fact
and early In tho evening invited both
Mr. and Mrs. Holland to have dinner
at the Blanco with him.
A specially ordered meal was
brought in and three large, luscious
steaks occupied a conspiclous place
on the hospitable board. All three
had excellent appetites and the way
that steak disappeared was worth
watching. As a matter of fact there
wore quite a number of those in the
secret watching proceedings.
Whoa there was no more bear
steak loft, Mrs. Holland was inform
ed of what she had partaken, amid
much hllarlousness on the part of
"Buckshot," and nervousness on the
part of "Bud."
HAttltlMAN SEES DAW1T
OP PROSPEROUS ERA
Railway Magnate Says We Aro on tho
Rood to Good Times and No
NEW YORK. Deo. 10. Tfeat tho
country is already beginning to re
cover from the severe shock received
in tho recent panic is the opinion of
E. H. Harriman, as expressed in an
Interview published hero. He said:
"Wo are In the rebound from de--pfoBSlon
and ire aro in it to stay.
Thoro will bo no falling back. Each
step that wo aro taking is firm. Un
derneath the whole situation there
is industrial stability. There is too
much work to bo done and too great
capacity for doing it to allowa long-drawn-out
depression. There aro in
dications everywhere that confidence
is being restored. Tho country is
too big and the peoplo too sensible
to allow tho acts of a few men to
shako their faith in tho integrity of
our great financiers and business
men as a whole. Naturally, there
was a little scare at first, but with
spots only here and there, they
quickly recovered from their fright.
"Tho dawn of a now era of pros
perity Is here. Tho over-strain on
cash is being relieved, and credit is
onco more being allowed to perform
its normal work. But wo must not
expect at onco to see ovory lino of
commercial business activity as act
ivo as it has been during tho last
two years. Perhaps it is better for
tho country that it is not so. Wo
have a presidential campaign in front
of us. It is only natural that wo
should feel our way cautiously, for
somo timo. When I say cautiously,
however, I do not mean hosftatlngly,
but rather conservatively."
CLUB ELECTS OFFICERS.
NEW ENGLAND ON UP GRADE.
Business Depression Disappearing in
Many Sections of Atlantic
Thore was a lively meeting of the
Millicoma Club members last night
in the present quarters of the organ
ization at which a board of directors
was elected. Dr. C. W. Tower, James
H. Flanagan, J. A. Matson, J. W.
Flanagan and Walter McFarland
won the men named and an election
of ocr for the ensuing year will
be held in the club rooms tomorow
The elub has secured incorporation
papers and the sum of about $5,000
ubicribed for the handsome now
quarters has been practically all col
lected. Everything is being lined up
f6r the club to go Into its new quar
ters in the top floor of the Lockhart
building wh'ch aro in the last stages
of completion. ,
Arrangements are being made for
tho furniture which will bo installed
within tho next few weeks. Most of
the woodwork will bo fumed oak
and will give tho club rooms an ex
ceedingly handsome appearance.
There will be a big auditorium, two
card rooms, a buffet, billiard rooms,
two reading rooms, socrotary's of
fice, kitchen, dining room and vari
ous other compartments in the club
which will bo fitted up on tho most
modern plan and with a view to tho
greatest comfort and convenience for
tho club members.
Thoro will bo a ladles' cloak room
and parlor to bo used by them on
various evenings in tho month set
aside for ladies' night, which will bo
an important feature of tho organ
ization. Everything has been
planned to havo the club a perfect
place for sociability and tho comont
ing of tho bond of friendship and
good fooling among tho members.
Tho opening night will bo cele
brated with a smokor and dinner,
combined with a number of events on
tho program expected to contribute
to the enjoyment of tho commence
ment of the club's career in Its now
BOSTON, Doc. 10. Signs of re
covery from business depression,
"which started several weoks ago, aro
bolng fMt in all parts of Now Eng
land by tho resuming of operations
in tho mills, which wore shut down
or which shortened their workday,
and in tho lessoned number of cur
tailments and closings.
Tho Saranac Globo Company, of
LIttloton, N. II., after a shut down of
two weeks, resumed operations to
day, and tho Qulnapoaet Mills, at
that place, also started up on full
timo nftor a ten days' shut down.
. Tho management of tho Whitney
Box Company, of Leomiugster, report
a larger number of ordors than for
somo months, but havo had to lay off
a few men becauso of shortage in
Tho Isaac-Prouty Shoo Factories,
employing 1500 hands, aro oxpected
to bo operating again on full time
HOLIDAYS END TniS WEEK.
First Institution of the Kind Is
Opened in New York
STARTS WITH FIFTY- PUPILS
Chi'dren Will Be taught the
Position of Labor in the
NEW YORK, Dec. 10. Thore will
be oponed at No. 237 East Broad
way a school to teach children tho
doctrines of Socialism. If success
ful similar Institutions will be opened
In other cities.
The school Is under the auspices of
tho New York Socialistic Literary
Society, and in charge of Miss Francis
Gill, who is tho superintendent. In
her address to the fifty young pupils
"Now boys and girls wo want you
to tell all your little friends and brim
them along the next time you come.
It is tho intention of tho Socialist j
Sabbath School Association to start!
Socialistic Sunday schools in all parts
of the city. If you have any friend3
or relatives uptown, or on the west
or east side, tell them to notify us
and we will start Sabbath schools
In their neighborhood."
Miss Gill when seen by a reporter
"We aro mapping out a course of
studies which will take up nature,
sclenco and ethics. Tho children will
be taught the position of labor in
the world. Attention will bo given
also to social and economic ques
tions in tho lessons, but the lessons
will be made as simple as possible
In order that tho teachings may bo
grasped by the childish mind.
"We feel very much encouraged
by tho attendance at our opening
session and hope that all our other
meetings will be equally well attond
ed. Wo expect to meet with con
Among tho other Socialist women
who yesterday assisted in tho form
ation of the Socialist Sabbath school
were Mrs. Theresa Malklel and Mrs.
A SICK WIFE
Clmmbcr of Commorco News and
Boosting of Coos Bay Pro- ,
Walter Lyons, of tho Chamber of
Commerce, has taken up a new line
of the productions of this section
Husband Showed Her Pictures
of Coffins and Tomb
stones. ASKED TO MAKE SELECTION
Part of Inhuman Treatment.
Mrs. Taylor Alleges in
WHEELING, Dec. 10. To bo
shown photographs of tombstones and
coffins while she was very sick Mrs.
Jenny L. Taylor testified in tho
Chancery Court, was the part of tho
alleged inhuman conduct on tho part
of her husband, Joseph L. Taylor,
who owns several stores and Is worth
Mrs. Taylor asks for alimony, and
her husband to offset this, has filed a
cross-suit, alleging desertion on tho
part of the wife. Vice-Chancellor
Learning said the question at issue
was whether tho won.an was JufM
fied In tho desertion. Ho said thoro
are sometimes actions or treatment
on tho part of a husband that induco
abandonment by the wife, and that
are const-m'tive of desertion by mo
Mrs. Taylor testified that sho and
her husband were married January
10, 1894. Tho following August a
son, Alvin, was born. Her husband
went to Providence, R. I., with an
other woman and a friend and told
her that he Introduced the woman as
Offered 91,200 for Divorce.
Mrs. Taylor testified that ho of
fered her $1,200 to get a divorce, and
that she found a letter in his desk,
which read: "Dear Jjoe, I havo had
no letter from you for a month. Do
you mean to say that you have kissed
no one but me?".
The witness .said she was com
pelled to glvo up this lotter, which
she found in his desk, under threats
of being killed. She said her hus
band had told her that ho said he
would put her under the ground six
Pictures of Collins.
In January, 1903, the witness said
he was taken sick and her husband
thought sho was going to dlo, and
that while she was in bed ho brought
photographs of tombstones and cof
fins and told tho witness to make her
The witness said that her hus
band's treatment was cruel and that
he had beaten her, and that she was
under treatmont by Dr. Richardson
I We Make j
1 Or Mend I
1 Harness and Shoes.
Wo havo tho largest stock of now Harness over on Coog Bny, and
of tho very best slnglo and doublo sots in Hoavy Draft or Light
Harness, at prices ranging from
$15 up to $60.
Fine Stock of Waterproof Horse Blankets, also
Whips and Materials for Wagon Ccvers.
Our Shoe Department
is prepared to turn out as good a Bhoo as Is mado in tho United
States. Mado to order, of tho best material, of tho very best
workmanship nnd In any stylo ordored.
JUST THE THING FOR THE RANCHER, LOGGER, HUNTER
. O. LUND,
a placo to preparo yourself so that
your next opportunity to enter tho
business world on a good salary will
iller-Cleaver Business College
North Bend, Oregon
She said that the lotter was dictated
by Ex-Judge Wescott. Sho never re
ceived an answer.
In tho meantlmo Dr. Richardson's
sons boat her husband becauso they
had heard that ho had talked about
their mother In an ungentlemanly
Johnnio and Foneatta Fonoglin,
of Boavor Hill, receivod sad news to
day about their father's death, which
occurred at Collim, Washington.
SALEM, Or., Dec. 10. Governor
Chamberlain has issued tho following
letter to all tho judgos in tho state:
"Dear Sir I havo Just issued a
proclamation continuing the holidays
to and Including tho 14th instant.
Conditions aro improving all over the
state, and I cannot seo any reason for
interfering longer than that with tho
business of the courts, and tho con
tractual relations of tho citizen.
"I havo great confidence in the pa
triotism of tho people, and now that
conditions aro understood by them,
I am sure the croditors will be lenient
with tho debtor until confidonco is
fully restored and tho financial strin
gency ontiroly rollevod by further
shipments of money from eastern
banks and Individuals.
"I will dlscouttnuo thoso holidays
after tho 14th instant and will only
roturn to them In case it becomes ab
solutely necessary as a means of pro
tecting tho business interests and
crodlt of tho whole state.
"GEORGE E. CHAMBERLAIN,. .
IA, 4 I .
for over fourteen months.
to interest visitors in making their sho sald sho wrote her husband
abode on Coos Bay. He is securing four letterB 0no letter dated AprI1
a collection of winter plants which 1804 wag offored ln ovldence. Tho
bloom at the time of year when the letter pleaded with her husband for
snow is many feet deep ln eastern . a reunlon of tho famUyi and asked
sections of the same latitude. j for the sako of tho chnd to forglyo
On exhibition in the windows , and forget and livo chrIatlaIl llvog.
oi tne organization thero is
a Christmas cactus of unus
ual beauty, which has just burst into
bloom and will continue until aftor
tho holidays. It is tho property of
Mrs. W. B. Curtis, and illustrates
what tho balmy air of this section
will do for floral productions.
Thero is also on display a straw
berry plant grown by Irving Chand
ler, with the blossoms, green and
ripe strawberries growing while you
wait. To havo strawberries grow
ing at this timo of the year would
indicate that early trucking ln garden
produce, whlojh has made Florida
woalthy, would be a strong draw
ing card for Coos County and a
profitable Investment for tho settlers
A. B. Coffelt, a Coos Bay applo
crower, has sent a number of fine
samples of the Arkansas black ap
ples. They are excellent specimens
and make a valuable asset as a pre
serving or winter apple bocause of
their firmness and good keeping
Numerous enquiries aro being
made at tho Chnmber of Commorco
for nursery stock by peoplo who aro
anxious to sot plots of land in fruit
troes. The Gravensteln variety es
pecially is in very great demand and
Mr. Lyons is making arrangements
to havo a local agency for young
fruit trees established in tho city
in order that trees for early planting
may bo easily and quickly attainable.
QUITS MILLION SALARY
SANTA BARBARA, Cal., Dec. 10.
John Hayes Hammond, greatest of
mining exports and highest salaried
man in tho world, will quit his f 1,
000,000 a year job January 1.
According to Hammond, who is
hero with his family for tho winter,
ho will sever his connections with the
Guggenhelms at the beginning of tho
now year. Thereafter ho will de
velop his own interests.
Don't leave the cost mark on pres
ents. Don't let money dominate your
Don't let Christmas giving deter
iorate into a trade.
Don't embarrass yourself by giv
ing moro than you can afford.
Don't try to pay debts or return
obligations in your Christmas giving.
Don't give trashy things. Many an
attic could tell strange stories about
Don't make presents which your
friends will not know what to do
with, and which would merely en
cumber tho home.
Don't give because others expect
you to. Give because you lovo to. If
you cannot, keep tho gift.
Don't give too bulky articles to
peoplo who live ln small quarters, un-
loss you know that they need tho,
particular things you send them.
Don't wait until the last minute to
buy your presents, and then for lack
of time to make proper selections,
give what your better judgment con
demns. Don't decide to abstain from giving
just because you cannot afford ex
pensive presents. Tho thoughtful
ness of your gift, the interest you
tako in those to whom you give, are
principal things. The intrinsic value
of your gift counts very little.
Don't glvo things becauso they are
cheap and make a big show for the
money. As a rule It is a dangerous
thing to pick up a lot of all sorts of
things at bargain sales for Christmas
preGoata. It you do, there is always
I w Banks Solid
n I 1 JTSH
Cash Toy Store
banks of all descriptions
we have a full line and
assortment of brand
NEW TOYS, just
pip Aatomobile. '
tf Bteain Kngiac.
tr Sxpreas Waffons.
rjjt Tricycle, Bots and
tt Mechanical Toys.
TJf Tops and Whlatfec.
tj Christmas Boxes and
tjt Dolls and Buggies.
Everything desired in an up-to-dato toy assortment.
Elegant line of pictures, now subjects, now framing designs.
Call and see us. hkaJtiiiU
MISS A. M. MATHEWS
Wood Bros. Building,
North Bend, Ore.
tho temptation to make inappropriate
gifts. Besides thero Is usually somo
defect In bargain articles, or they are
out of style, out of date, or thoro Is
somo other reason why they aro sold
under price. Success Magazine.
HHtVTLE POINT POINTERS.
Newsy Gust of Items Gleaned From
A son was born to Mr. and Mrs.
Alva Leo at their homo on tho North
Fork on Thanksgiving Day, Novem
D. L. Greene has moved hl3 cigar
store and billiard hall from its form
er location near the corner of Second
and Spruce streets to his own build
ing at the corner of vThird and
J. H. Cecil, of Coqullle. visited in
Myrtle Point Wednesday. Ho is clos
ing out his affairs in Coos County
preparatory to moving to Pasadena.
Paul Sterling has resigned as
agent of tho C. B. R. & E. at this
placo and has gone to Coqullle. The
position Is now held by G. H. Dun
ning, of Marshfield, formerly from
Ernest and Fred Folsom, two of
tho popular young men of Myrtle
Point, have rented the Leon storo
room just west of tho Spires phar
macy and will open up therein a con
fectionery storo with an Ico cream
parlor ln connection.
James Matheny arrived homo last
Saturday from an entended visit to
friends and relatives in Virginia and
other points east. Ho traveled about
7,000 miles, going over tho Northern
Pacific and coming back by a Cana
In the monthly report of tho Myr
tle Point public schools Bent to Sup
erintendent Bunch it is shown that
thero aro 272 pupils enrolled, with
an actual dally attendance of 264.
The per cent of attendance for the
entire school Is 94.1.
Tho work of building a residence
on tho Leep acreage on South Fourth
street is proceeding finely and the
building is now almost closed. The
placo has been leased by J. S. Wnlt
akor, who will occupy tho house as.
soon as it is completed.
Wilfred, tho 2-year old son of Mr
and Mrs. J. L. Laird, fell from the
porch at tho family home In this city
Sunday and broke his arm. Dr.
Stommler reduced the fracture and
the little boy Is' getting along nicely.
Rev. W. F. Rogers, until recently
pastor of the M. E. Church at this
place, was hero last week to pack up
and ship his household goods. He
has been appointed to a pastorate at
Toledo for the ensuing conference
yoar. Mr. and Mrs. B. F. CrutchfleldV
who have been spending the summer
at Teknno, Idaho, returned to Myrtle
Point Wednesday of this week.
AVIIEN A TELEPHONE
IS NOT A TELEPHONE
It will bo Just two weeks next
Saturday since tho telephone con
necting Bandon and Marshfield with
Weddorburn was last in use. Since
that time repeated demands have
been mado for sorvico, but no connec
tion could bo made. Tho attentloi or
tho local manager at Marshfield has
been called to the fact that tho ltn
was down and could not be operatej.,
but he seems to pay no attention to
the disagreeable condition of affair
There ought to be some method W
which the Pacific Telephone and Tel
egraph Co. can bo compelled either to
furnish the people with the means of
telephoning or bo forced to get out
of the field and give it to some com
pany that will do as it agrees. ''
this sort of nuisance keeps up tne
now lino via Crescent C'ty wM &il
the business. Tho ponld are very
much out of patience with the Wr
fitency of tho preseic sjivtJm- jd