t PROFITABLE INVESTMENT Advertisers get good returns from announcements placed In Tho Daily Times. KEEP WELL POSTED :On tho current events ot fbn world's progress by reading Vba Daily Times. MEMBER OP ASSOCIATED PUESS 2753: VOL II. THE COOS BAY TIMES, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1908. No. 183 P BB1f WILL POSH THE SAVE FALLS AT OF OREGON DISTRICT FAIR (Ham wuxt wxmm GOQUILLE BO COUNTY mo lis W NIAGARA STEAMER FAVORITE FILLS WITH WATER Defective Hull Is Given Cajjse of Mishap Value $4,500, As Has Been Plying Between Ban don and Coqullle With the Liberty. No One Aboard at the Time of Accident Captain Ross Master, (Special to Times.) COQUILLE, Feb. G. Last night while moored to her wharf on tho Coqullle river here, tho steamer Fa vorite filled with water and sank. This morning nothing was visible ex cepting her smokestack. Tho boat has been in servico for about ten years carrying passengers between Coqullle and Bandon. She is of the stern-wheeler typo and her value is placed at approximately $4,500. The cause of her sinking is attributed to a defective hull. Tho boat was known to be badly in need of repair. She is owned by the Coquillo River Steamboat company. Her sister ship the Liberty wil cover the run by herself until another boat is se cured or the Favorite is repaired. Captain Ross Is master of tho sunk en ship. Thero was no ono aboard at tho timo of tho accident. BAD BLAZE IN RACINE Five Firemen Injured and Heavy Property Loss Entailed. (By Associated Press.; RACINE, "Wis., Fob. G. Five fire men were injured and a loss of $120, 000 sustained in a fire which started in the Racine Club as a result of de fective wiring this morning. Several adjoining properties were badly dam aged. STEAMER BURNS, 11 DROWN Wireless Says Forty-one Seamen Are Rescued by Steamer Cymric. (By Associated Press.) ' BOSTON, Fob. C A wireless from the steamer Cyirtrle, approaching this hai'lor says that she has on board 41 seamen from tho burned steamer St. Cuthbert. Fourteen men were drowned Sunday night while abandoning the steamer. JOCKEY 0LJB DEFENDS RACING States in Pamphlet That OO Per Cent of tho People Do Not Bet. (By Associated Press.) NEW YORK, Feb. 5. In awswer to various criticisms of racing and the movement to abolish betting race tracks, the Jockey Club has issued a pamphlet entitled "The Truth About Racing" in which It is de clared that racing has improved the value of American horses, and creat ed sport for hundreds of thousands of persons, ninety per cent of whom do not attend the races for betting pur poses. EAT THEIR DOGS AND CATS. Famine- In North Lapland Drives Teoplo to Extremities. STOCKHOLM, Feb. 5. Serious famine is prevalent in the district of northern Lapland. According to a dispatch to Dagens Nyhoter from Kiruna, tho inhabitants in tho parish of Velhmlna have gone to tho extent of slaughtering dogs and cats for foods to prevent starvation. Re ports from the districts of Vestern orrland and Vesterbottom in Lap land last fall showed that a famine was spreading in those districts, where deluging rains had done great damages to the wheat crops. The "timo" to use a want ad. Is when the first faint knock of a need or want is heard on your door. JAPANESE AND AMERICANS New Ambassador Says There Are No Truer Friends Than the Two Countries. (By Associated Presj.) LONDON, Feb. G. "I know no truer friends of Japan than Ameri cans and our excellent relations and knowledge of one another will Insure amicable outcome at an early date of negotiations still in progress," such is a messago Baron Kogora Takahira sends to America on the evo of his departure to assume the Ambassadorship of Japan In Wash ington. Ho sails Saturday. I AT MERCY OF WIND AND AVAVES STEAMER IS PICKED UP BY SCHOONER. (Bulletin 3::$5 p. m.) . The steamer Plant was toned into Coos Bay harbor today 'about 2 p. in. Tho telephone wires being down between North Bend nnd Empire no details could bo learned regarding tho boat's trip up from Frisco. It is reported, however, that tho boat probably suffered an accident to her machinery rendering her helpless. Tho steam schooner John M. Paulson found tho Plant drifting about eight miles up tho coast from Coos Bay bar. This is tho boat which towed tho Plant in, It is further stated that she has seiini up and bears no signs of rough usage. The Plant left San Francisco harbor on tho after noon of Monday. Sho was due in this harbor yesterday morning early. Tho Paulson, after bringing her in, again put to sea. Tho Plant will bo towed up tho bay by tho Columbin. ALLIANCE COMES IN 24 HOURS LATE Encounters Fierce AA'ind and Rain Storms On Trip Passenger List, i After battling her way impotently for hours through a storm of wind j and rain of furious violence the Alli ance arrived In Coos Bay this morn- ing 24 hours late. The first adverse ! weather was struck Tuesday shortly after crossing tho Columbia bar and the Alliance continued to lose timo in this storm until at tho evening the ship's log showed a loss of almost one-half under tho schedule time. The second part of the storm was struck AVednesday afternoon and tho boat made hardly any progress in a fierce sou'easter and blinding rain. Following are the passengers who arrived on the Alliance: Isaac R. Tower, T. B. James, Mag gie Boll, Geo. Tucker, Mrs. Tucker, Mrs. J. Johnson, Mrs. AVelse, Mrs. Olson, R. S. AVagner, Mrs. Hall, Mrs. AVeidman, L. Nelson, Dennis Johns, John Hill, Mrs. Weise, F. A. Moss, E. M. Helmbaugh, A. AVilliams, Mr. Bales, J. F. Cox, AV. Harris, L. B. Mills, Mr. Hollister, AV. A. Poling and wife. N WED INTD BAY Many Evidences of Activity at Center of Operations of New Railway. MATERIAL ARRIVING DAILY Five Thousand Bnrrels of Cement for Bridge AVork Readies Drain Steel Bridge Material Com ing in Quantities. A press dispatch from Drain to the Portland Oregonian contains much Interesting and hopeful Information in reference to the new Drain-Coos Bay railway. It further confirms the many reports to the effect that the Southern Pacific is active in its preparations to push with all possi ble haste this much desired extension that will give Coos Bay rail connec tion with the outside world. The dispatch is as follows: DRAIN, Ore., Feb. 2. The people of this section are much incouraged over the prospect of early rf sumption of work on the Drain-Coos Bay Rail road. Five thousand more barrels of cement for bridge piers have just arrived and new steel bridge mater ial for tho road is arriving almost daily. It is the Intention to put to work in April an army of men on this new road and rush tho work to comple tion as soon as possible. In conse quence Drain will enjoy a tremendous building boom this coming summer. SHOOTS DAUGHTER KILLS HIMSELF Sad Domestic Tragedy in Which Two Souls arc Sent to Their Maker TiisanitySuspPcrcd?' (By Associated Press.) CHICAGO, Feb. G. Gustavo Walstedt, a carpenter, shot and killed his young daughter and then himself. It is believed he was insane. GRAYS HA Five Large Concerns Com mence Operations After Brief Shut Down. ABERDEEN, AVASH., Feb. 6 The North Aberdeen shingle mill has opened and it is the intention of the owners to keep it runing steadily. The Aberdeen lumber and shingle mill will also start up its sawmill, shingle mill and logging camp. Tho sawmill may run short hours for a time but tho company will furnish work for a large number of men in all its departments. The Demlng shingles mill resumed operations last Monday. Anderson & Middleton mill, which has had a large crew of men at work for a number of weeks mak ing Improvements and repairs, ex pects to bo ready to open for regular work in about two weeks. Tho O. K. Logging company will also reopen Its logging camps on tho AVishkah river today and will give employment to 85 men, who will all bo the old employes If Manager Shields can find them. Tho Burrows mill, which Is doubling Its capacity will be ready to begin cutting about March 1, or as all tho machinery is placed. WILL NOT INCREASE PACIFIC SQUADRON Great Britain Announces That No Naval Changes Aro Being Ma do or Contemplated. (By Associated Pres,) LONDON, Feb. 6. Tho Associated Press is officially authorized to de clare that thero Is no truth In tho report that tho British squadron on tho Pacific will bo materially in creased. No changes are being made or contemplated. M I Law to Conserve waters of Falls Being Persistently Opposed. DESIRE CANADIAN TREATY Opposition Claims Law AVill Post pone Treaty Which AA'ould Oper ate AVitli Equal Effect on Botll Sides of River. (By Associated Press.) AVASHINGTON, Feb. G. Persist ent efforts are to bo made In con gress to prevent tho re-enactment of tho Burton law passed In 1906 gov erning tho disposition of the waters of Niagra Falls. The object of the enactments Is to conserve the waters of tho falls against encroachment by commercial enterprises and will ex piro in 1909. Those opposing re-enactment for ten years, as is proposed in some quarters, declare that there is in this distinct advantage to the Canadians who, because such a large portion of the falls Is on tho Cana dian side, are content to let existing contracts remain in preference to agreeing to a treaty which will re strict the privileges they now enjoy. For this reason it is argued, laws should not be re-enacted as it will! delay the execution of a general treaty on the part of Canada. JEALOUSY CAUSES ANOTHER TRAGEDY Young Colorado Husband Kills AVife and Blows Ills Own Bruins Out. ""' (By AssocIatedPress.) COLORADO SPRINGS, Feb. G. Earl Ryan, aged 22 killed his young wife of whom ho was Insanely jealous and then blew his own brains out at their home in Colorado City this morning. Idaho Man, Well Known on Coos Bay, Is Appointed Surveyor General. AVASHINGTON, Feb. 6. Senators Heyburn and Borah of Idaho anounced after an in- terview with tho president to- day that ho had agreed to tho recommending of the appoint- ment of D. A. Utter, of AVelser, Idaho, to be surveyor general, Vice E. G. Eagleston resigned. D. A. Utter was well known around Coos Bay as being ono of tho first prime movers to install a brick plant on an extensive scale. Ho came to Coos Bay several months ago and purchased property up Isthmus In let where tho brick plant was in stalled. Although ho has been on tho bay at intermittent periods for al most a year Mr. Utter has never ta ken up residence here. Ho owns con siderable property and Is ono of tho most enthusiastic believers in the Coos Bay country's future. PROMINENT GERMAN OFFICIAL RESIGNS Secretary of tho Imperial Treasury Tenders Resignation Because of Financial Enilmrrnsiueuts. (By Associated Press.) BERLIN, Feb.r G. It Is annonuc ed that Frei Herr Von Stengal, secretary of tho Imperial treasury, has resigned. His retirements Is un doubtedly connected with the finan cial embarrassment of tho German empire and the difficulty of finding a solution satisfactory to tho various states and political parties. HIGH HONOR FOR D. A. UTTER LABOR UNIONS ANDJOLITICS John Mitchell Says Will Con fine Efforts to Candidates and Not Parties (By Associated Press.) INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. G. John Mitchell, president of the United Mine AVorkers, today said the mem bers of the miner's union together with all the trade unions affiliated with the American Federation of la bor were Interested actively in the election, to all executive, judicial and administrative offices, of men known to be sympathetic to reasonable de mands of the wage owners of tho country. "It may follow, therefore," said Mitchell, "that they would oppose the candidacy of aspirants for politic al honors known to bo unsympathetic or antagonistic to tho labor move ment." He said there was little pos sibility of the labor organizations entering tho political field from a party standpoint. Charles W. Morse Organizer of American Ice Trust Has Disappeared. BEEN GONE SINCE MONDAY Is Known to be Heavily Involved Fi nancially and May Have Fled to Escape Debtors. (By Associated Press.) NEAV YORK, Feb. G. Searcn was continued today for Charles AV. Morse, the banker, promoter and or ganizer of tho American Ice companyj and tho $120,000,000 consolidated steamship company, who is not known to have been in this city since PROMINENT BANKER GONE Monday and may havo loft town SEATTLE, Feb. G. For the pnr- earlier. Thero Is a judgment against pose of establishing closer relatlonr. him for ?15B,7G3, a suit against him between all departments of theabi by tho receiver of tho National Bank I , ,' , , , .. . .,",. , , n,o ooh i Slo nnd lumber Industry, the Pacific of North America for $243,321, and his homo Is mortgaged and attached. ' AVas Worth Twenty Million. NEAV YORK, Feb. G. Since ,,,K ul lUB ''" 'cl;cl'"J " "" Morse's elimination from the Now dcclded to reincorporate, Increase the York banking situation ho transacted n"mber of trustees from three t most of his business at his Fifth ,nlnc' rnlBe tho caltal stock and Km Avn,,n rnHl,irnro within tho imst lllov a salaried secretary to loo af- ten days he has been before tho grand ' jury several times in connection with "" "... . p tho conduct of his banks. Prior to and adant ,tsolf to conditions as tier the collapse of tho various enter- exlf todn-, , , Vi prises in which he was engaged l?, a,,a"on " sW T1 Morse's fortune Was estimated at , M'ddle West retaU lumber anflsMiw twenty million dollars. g, nd"Btrles Two-thirds of Ibos connected with tho lumber and shin- ENTERS WRONG HOUSE, KILLED Stanford University Student Is Mis taken for Night Marauder. (By Associated Press.) STANFORD UNIVERSITY, Cal., Feb. 5 AV. N. Cooley, of Kalispelir Montana, a senior student ln tho on- glneerlng department was shot and killed early this morning by AV. Upl- man, englneor at the University pow- er house, Cooley had been to Menlo Park and when he returned got Into from tho hook and, whon the on3r Uplman's houso by mistake. Uplman, reply tho operator could get was a alarmed by his wife, fired at tho ln- continued "bow, wow, wow," she nr truder at short range with a 32 tilled tho police. Detectives bMSfc calibre rifle, tho bullet entering the open' tho windows to get Into 1b head over tho eye. place, and they wero welcomed "by tho Joyful barks of "Scot." Tit An Extraordinary Bargain. leaped out of tho window, and Iht A corner 100x140 all cleared and police mndo an Investigation, nfl- ready to build on. In AVest Marsh-jing field on C street, $1,350.00. STUTSMAN & COMPANY. Ice cream and Ice cream sodas at . The Va'.ia. J VOTE OF FIVE TO THREE DECIDES IT Marshfield Selected as Place of Holding Event At Rose burg Meeting, Douglas County Commission ers Cast Their Votes in Favor of Bay. E-xact Date Not Decided Bui be Some Time Before State Fair, Coos County has secured the dis trict fair for the Oregon DJitrict. Agricultural Association. Marab- tfeld has been tendered the honor of the place in which the event will be held. The date of holding It has not been decided, but it is thought it will come off before the state fair is held. The vote to establish the fair here was carried 5 to 3. The agricultural -society met Monday afternoon in the office of Secretary F. G. MicillL Itose burg. There were present at the mectins: besides Mr. Mlcellt, who represented Coos county, by proxy, Amos Wil kins and H. F. Hillenbeck, representing Lane county, and J. C. Aiken, AV. W Cardwell and C. AV. Parrott, repre senting Douglas county. Mr. Aiken held the proxies of the two Coax county commissioners. He cast hi own vote and the two which he ton trolled for Coos county. Mr. MieeHi and Mr. Parrott did likewise with, their single vote, while Mr. Cardwell voted for Lano county with the two commissioners from that place. Election of officers resulted as fol lows: C. AV. Parrott, president; IE. - L'tf JlSS ? 2; W...W.V, ..U ..WW J'. WW.W.W..V, .. Micelll, secretary; J. M. AVllllamsi assistant secretary; -J. II. Booth., treasurer; executive committee, Par rott, Dement and Amos AVllklns; Fin ance Committee, Parrott, Hollcnbedc and John Bear. lumbermen plan reorganization- Pacific Cor.-Jt Shippers' Association AVill Make Itself Effective. uoam snippers- Association nns dec I completely reorganized. At a meefc- I I 41, 1 -,.. U teur. the interests of the member. BL,"(1U8t,7, ln, th Northwf m UlllllUlwU Villi IUU IvUI tiUlll&l'U UKW- elation. Dog Phoned For Freedom "Scot,1' a brown dog, which har boon taught to bark through the tel- ephono, secured his own release lost weok from a commission house lit Chicago, where ho had been lelt for tho night. Displeased at the confinement, ho nosed tho receiver tho telephone with tho recelrer off. See the largest line of protty anff comio valentines In tho city at Coos Bay Cash Store.