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THE DAILY COOS BAY TIMES, MARSHFIELD, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 1908.
Coos Bay Times
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1 ar?hld, Oregon, for transmission
through the malls as second class
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Local readers, 10c per lino.
Tho policy of Hit- Coos B.y Times
will bo Republican in politics, with
tbcrtndependenco o which President
itoovelt Is the lea, ,1ns oxi)onpnt.
AN IhKWkNDKMlllH'USl I nN NKUSI-irill ITL
LIhlt'5 THT EYyilSO KTCCPrlNOSUNDAT, AND
TiOi Ooos IUyTimks l'oiiusin.vn Co.
Interesting Little Interviews with
Citizens of Coos Bay on Cur
R. GEORGE AV. LESLIE
G. N DOLT (Coos Bay Cash
Store.) "Yes, Indeed, a pavement
on Front street would be a boon for
Marshfleld. It would create an In
finitely far more favorable impres'slon train
toward tho whole Coos Bay country
In minds of both visitors and pros
casual dropper In dropped out and
did not hear whether the famished
tourists tore the sign down or took
the station restaurant aboard tho
MatiJifW - Orecco
"WE'VE got things in Oregon you
haven't got in Illinois," remarked
Ivy Condron to his friend, who had
Just stepped Into tho. shelter of the
portico pf the Pioneer grocery com-
i pany, to escapo tho falling Oregon
"Well, what's that?" remarked the
Cornfield sailor rather aggressively.
Ho remembered tho network of rail
roads and Interurban lines and the
electric light systems which had fur
nished theme for many a proud re
flection. "You don't build from the top
A FARMERS" F1XAXCE.
It Is very likely that the near fu
ture tfill bee a revival ol the liuan
rial dlgcubsion, not along the lines of
frfC rolnago of silver, but some form
of c ,utraetIon or expansion which
will appeal to the prevailing mood of
the ueople. The Times published an
article In its issue of January 31st on
MUCH speculation has been mado
on Coos Bay as to how tho city s
official time is kept up to its l'lgh
standard when the telegraph wires,
upon which the bay depends for Ks
daily observatory reckoning, are
down. Last Tuesday night's meeting
jof the city council revealed tho sec
i ret, If secret there was. It happened
at that period before the calling of
, the meeting to order, when the mem
1 hers bunch up around the stove In tho
council room and speed the moments
I with anecdotes and such light talk as
I men are apt to indulge in prior to
! undergoing tsny task of such weighty
proportions as the handling of a city
It was 7:55
OrnJiiAto of American School of Osteopathy
Ofllco Hours: 9, in. to 4 p. m. Other Hours by
Appointment. Olllce In Xnsburg Block
Phono 1611. Marshfleld, Ore.
DR. GEO. K. DIX
Physician niul Surgeon.
onice-FlrstXat. l!nk Hide. Phone lf.Sl
or rif r It - liri ei-kv nut linn! f 1 -rt !-
c, V, """-"". ""-- """. ""i ship of state entails.
,.. -..a- uu.u... u,, ,the councU ,3 caHed tQ order ftt s
and the groceryman pointed to tho whon A1(lerman Savage spoko up.
Lockhart building. "Well they , u tch
MUUl L1IU IIUIU BLUiy il lllllU WllllU
ago and now they're building tho
"In Illinois," soliloquised the
"Sucker" son as ho strolled down
tho street, "the rain brings out the
the' subject of finance which was ! grass; In Oregon It brings out hu-
elgnd, hy "A Farmer," and It did so,
ii n' i ecause it believed tho present
an opportune time to discuss that
very delicate and troublesome ques
tloif, but because it regarded an ob
jecUin, from "a farmer" to any phase
of t; present condition as somewhat
of a curiosity. Not that a man,
whether he be a farmer or banker, or
n mrqlianlc, may not have his indi
vidual views, but when he comes to
sign his objection by the designation
of his, calling, he Is supposed to speak
for hie brethren of tho same calling.
Now the funnel a, at present, have lit
tle cir.use as farmers to object to the
financial situation, or the proposed
ub&ct, currency plan of the bankers,
as. anybody. It Is a fact that they
nrcv the country over, not only in
herently independent, but financially
free. They arc for tho most part, out
of dttbt. They are receiving largo
prices for what they produco and
their complaint against the railroad
companies la about tho only tenable
Hut Is It fair to trguo against n
farmer's objection to given legisla
tion,' by pointing out that ho Is the
leas hurt by it, and therefore tho
lease entitled to object? While tho
nnsTr should bo in tho negative, tho
bad fact still remains that modern
civilisation is governed by the power
of "Interests" although theoretically
wo hug tho delusion that wo have
luiui'taod suffrage and manhood gov-
"YES," for four days wo went
without anything to eat" "How's
that?" Interrupted the casual dropper
"It happened in Dakota," said
Mrs. Stutsman, retelling the story for
tho benefit of the newcomer as the
latter ensconsed himself in one of
tho roomy chairs which go so far to
ward contributing to the general
atmosphere of hospitality which per
vades the ofllco of this particular
Marshfleld real estate firm. "We
were enrouto from Illinois to Spo
kane and crossing the Dakotas," she
continued, "and were sixty miles
from any station when one of those
snow storms struck us. At the be
ginning of the storm we had what
they call a complete Pullman train,
but tho snow kept piling up and they
kept cutting off coaches until at last
wo had a day coach and a smoker.
Even these proved to much for the
engine and we stuck fast. It kept
snowing and freezing and we kept
sticking and fasting. There were
about eighty people on the train and
the commissary department had
nothing but bread and butter which
by frugal management lasted us
about twenty-four hours.
"Wo became so hungry that we
couldn't sleep and still tho hours
kept dolling themselves out. At last
eminent. Tho peoplo ns a whole ' tUo fourth day came around and with
c:ow!'d,e the right to shape financial
li'gtstxtion to tho bankers and big
juoii.yed interests. Tho only ones
who usually object are tho debtors
and. they arc ultimately silenced by
tho need which forces them to ap
peal '.o the moneyed interests for help
And the necessity for such an appeal
is made all the more evident by tho
utter. Indifference of tlioso who hap
pen to bo out of debt. From 1893 to
11)00 the fanners were loudest In
their outcries and tho most deeply
in debt. But tho panic of 1907 was
not a farmers' panic. Tho cities
whtr.h have witnessed tho return from
roiirtructlon work of hordes of
wlillijin honest workers' now called
"hollos" and "tiamps," are tho debt
ors And natural objectors. But what
do- they know or care about asset
currency? Most of them, whllo liv
ing' u night mure aro dreaming
drl-aHis of Socialism and Impractical
Ideals, and rather hope tho worst
legislation may bo enacted. Thus It
is highly probablo that tho moneyed
lute ests will have n clear Hold, with
out '.ho notice of tho ono radical elo
mciit or the .mention of that other
most Intelligent and conservative of
out' xVnierlcan peoplo, tho farmers,
who aro just now prosperous, out of
dchl'aud coutuiited. Of course, there
Is- objoctlon to John 1). Rockefeller
Jr,'s father-in-law's nnd Representa
tive Fowler's asset currency bill In
congress, from a moral, equitable and
honest point of view, but Senator Al
dr'ieu and Mr. Towler aro In tho sad
dle i. ml placed thoro by tho American
poor1. "A Fanner" should lemein
hor that ono Interest or another has
always been uppermost in all tho
won l's history and that It remains
ttltl. the majority of the peoplo, who
tiro farmers, us it happens, to find a
hails lu moials, in unselflshuoss and
hi equity upon which thoy can agree.
Until then asset curroncy bills and
Credit, stroutitlieiilug acts galoro!
"( lo b an ad-render Is to noed
' nuflect n hundred "opportunl
n yonv chance to mako monoy
lu buying and, selling.
it came a rescue engine. It had been
working for hours trying to got to us.
When It finally coupled on we started
on our postponed journey. Tho
nearest railway station was sixty
miles away and the engine fought Its
wny. through tho snow and Ice for
what seemed an ago. At last wo
reached it and could hardly wait un
til the train slowed down. And what
do you think was the first thing that
greeted us in that station. A big
sign, "Fifteen Minutes for Dinner".
Having seen tho party safely back
to civilization and sustenanco tho
"the mayor will be here in four
minutes and fifty-eight seconds."
"How's that?" asked a comparative
stranger to the council meetings and
who may have been inclined to a
shade of posslmlsm on the subject of
a man who possessed such superlative
methodical traits as the alderman's
"Oh nothing," said Mr. Savage,
"only you can set your watch by the
mayor's time of appearing at the
council meetings. Nqw watch that
Thus admonished the stranger
watched the door with Intense fascin
ation. As he watched he realized how
the people felt who waited for the
second hand to announce the return
of Jules Verne's hero in "Around
the World In Eighty Days." Seven
fifty-six, fifty-six and a half, fifty
seven, fifty-seven and a half, fifty
eight, fifty-eight and a half, fifty
nine, and the last fatal count began.
Second after second the watch ticked
off and then on the second as the
watch hands Indexed seven fifty-nine
and fifty-eight seconds "Doc" made
his appearance, walked to the table,
assumed the official chair and as the
watch ticked 8 o'clock tho Mayor's
stenotorian tones called out, "Meet
ing will come to order." The stranger
relaxed Into a limp heap from the
strain. To his surprise he noticed
that the mayor's punctuality caused
no excitement, if it was noticed at
all, among tho councllmen. The
stranger was no longer a pessimist
but through his mind ran the
thought: What if the Mayor's watch
should stop while the telegraph wires
The public responds "In kind" to
s'ore-advertislng. If it Is big, im
portant, full of significance to thrifty
people it will "pull" it will impress,
It will create trade, accordingly.
Steam Dye Works
Ladles1 nnd Gents' Giirmoutfl
Cleaned or Dyed
Philip Bpfker, Proprietor.
Read tho Want Ads.
Everbody Happy' H
If not take something for that Gloomy
Gus feeling. The best thing on earth is
a ticket to the
F. 0. E.
Big Minstrel Carnival H
At the Masonic Opera House
H Thursday Night, Feb.
A Smile, A Laugh,
A Scream, A Roar
DK. J. W. INGRAM
Physician nnd Surgeon.
Ofllco over Sengstacken's Drug Storo.
Phones Ofllce 1621; Residence 783.
DU. A. L. IIOUSEWORTII
Physician and Surgeon.
Office over First National Bank.
Residence, two blocks north of
Crystal Theater. Office Phone
1431. Residence Phone 1GGG.
r .r Ofiffir
I MsMlf '
l'rancia It. Clnrkc Jncob M. Blake
Lnwrenco A. Ltljequlst
CLARKE, BLAKE &
Times Building, Marshfleld, Ore.
United States Commissioner's Ofllce.
. AV. BENXETT,
Ofllce over Flanagan & Bennett
Marshfleld, .... Oregon
C. f. Mcknight,
Attorney at Law.
Upstairs, Bennett ft Walter Bloci
Marshfleld, - - Oregon
-IOKE & COKE,
Attorneys at Law.
Marshfleld, .... Oregon
Modern cottages a specialty. Office
opposite Blanco Hotel, Over Tole
Call R. A. Corthell.
For all kinds of carpenter and
cabinet work. Show cases and office
furniture a specialty. Phone 561.
R. ALBERT ABEL,
Contractor for Teaming of all klndf.
By. J. F. O'Rielly,
Address Box 240.
T7LMER A. TODD, Director
J4 Coos Bay Academy of Music.
Voice, Flano. Pipe Organ. Harmony etc., from
beginning to graduation. Singers coached in
stylo diction and interpretations, for opera,
oratorio or concert work
Xew O'Counell Buildiuc, Marshfleld.
Flanagan & Bennett Bank
Capital Subscribed 150,000
Capital Paid Up 110,000
Undivided Profits J35.000
' Doeo a general banking busluess and draws
on tbe Bank ot CallXornla, San Fronclsc
Calif., First National Bank Portland Or., First
National Bank. Roseburg, Or., Hanover Na
tional Bank, Now York, N. M. Kothchlld St
Son, London, England.
Also sell change on nearly all the principal
cities of Europe.
Accounts kept subject to check, safe deposit
lock boxes for rent at S cents a month or
J5. a year.
INTEREST PAID ON TIME DEPOSITS
ON THE BAY.
Half Hour Schedule.
Run Between Marshfleld -nd North
Bend Mado lu 12 Minutes.
Fare: Ouo war, 15c; rotua trip, X0t-.
JT. A. O'ICELLY, Proprietor.
Pure Wholesome fun and a Show for Ladies and
Good Songs, Clean Jokes, Hearty Laughs H
Tickets on sale at J, W. Butler's office. Popular ?
Prices. Get your Seats early
Cab lallScnkoul Au Hour
Good II aip in I hides.
1IEISXER, MILLER & CO.
Livery, Feed nml Snlo Stable
Wood for Bale.
Third & A St.' Phone 1J01 Marshfleld
Try a Want Ad.
&09DRUM HTS YOV OUT
M,'l"'Ti ' t 1 '
They are all the
rage in the cities
the first to get them to
Coos Bay so get one
while they are new and
be up to the future
Wood Fiber Ties in all colors5 0c
Wood Fiber Hat Bands 50c
Ladies Coat Sweaters in white
and ted -
Get Your Clothes to Fit YOU NOT
Somebody else. ET'rvWmm
SUITS TO ORBEIIS ?lo to 50 " '-M " .
ca rr v
U.idZ STYLE AND (iUALITV
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SAILS FROM JVLARSttP IELl
8aX 9an kirmr'-vr "or da ' Jan. 28. Xo rescr,...uns held
attet Ova nrrlT.-l nt' ttib s-ip ur.ess ticket L -ought.
F. S. DOW, Agent
California and Oregon Coast Steamship Company
B. W. OLSON, Master.
COOS BAY AND PORTLAND
SAILS FROM PORTLAND SATURDAYS, 8 P. M.
SAILS FROM COOS BAY TUESDAYS, AT SERVICE OF TIDE.
F. P. Kattmgartner, Agt. L. W. Shaw, Agt.
Couch 8t Dock, Portland, Ore. Murshflold, Ore., Phono 441.
WHY DO PEOPLE BUY IN
It is choice inside residence property, lots 50xJ00
witi alleys, is well sheltered with a good bay view, and
prleea of lots are reasonable. For particulars see
TITLE GUARANTEE & ABSTRACT CO.
Henry Sengstacken, Manager.
WE MAKE GAS ENGINES AND BOATS
Speed Launches and Engine! a Specially
AU Classes of Boat andEnglne Repairing PromplljrJAttended to
hips M fea Ntrth Band Woolen Mills North Bead, Oregon
II. R. KVI&K, Mechanical Engineer C. H. ALLGER, Boat Builder
ST. VALENTINE'S DAY
A ftkjr sacred to St, Valentino; tho 14th of February. It was a
Tory old notion alluded to by Sliakcspenro, that on this Day birds
begin to mate. Ilenco, perhaps, arose tho custom of sending Iovo
tokesia at tliat time. v
We have tho most complete lino of COMIC and PRETTY VAL
MMTEINES to bo found In tho city.
NORTON & HANSEN
Hntflnd V nns Kav S. S no G
S Phone Main 34
A. St. Dock B
Sails from Portland Wednesday at 8 p. m.
Sails from Coos Bay Satu days at Service of Tide.
C. F. McCollum, Agt.
Watch This Spaco for Date of Re-Opening
MARSHFIELD SKATING RINK
D. LIVERY, Manager
PAPERS FOR SALE
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