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THE COOS BAY TIMES, MARSHFIELD, OREGON, THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 1908.
T TO KILL
ROUSE PASSES II
S BE TO CALIFORNIA 10 HANIti
RAILWAY LAND MURDERER TO TELEGRAPH POLE
Ex-Supervisor Jas. L Galla
gher Has Narrow Escape
From Bomb in Oakland.
HOME IS WRECKED
BY THE EXPLOSION.
Gallagher Has Been Giving
Principal Evidence for State
(By Associated Press.)
SAX FRANCISCO. April 23. -- A
dastardly attempt to kill ex-Supc-vlsor
James L. Gallagher va3 made
at tho home of his brother-in-law,
Wm. H. Schenck, In Oakland, last
night when a huge bomb tore away
the whole front of tho house.
Gallagher Is one of tho most im
portant witnesses for tho state in
the bribery graft cases Involving Abe
Ruef and other prominent people.
Ruef said that ho regarded tho
said that he was not surprised und
that he had warned pallagher sev
eral months ago that "there would bo
an attempt to get him."
"Ruef said that ho regarded the
attempt on the life of Gallagher as
a dastardly outrage and expressed
the belief that it was the work of a
crank. He stated that he, too, had
received many anonymous lett3rs
threatening his death in various
ways because of his attitude on the
Only one person was injured by
the explosion, a boy being hit In the
neck by Hying missies. Gallagher's
hat was pierced by a splinter.
The whole detective department
of Oakland assisted by many of tho
best of the San Francisco force, is
trying to solve tho mystery of the
outrage. A search of the ruins dis
closed a wire, fuse and caps indicat
ing the use of a bomb.
The city will not offer any reward.
Residents of the neighborhood to
day informe dthe police of strange
actions of three men noticed about
the premises shortly before the ex
plosion. Gallagher and his wife were up
stairs in the Schenck homo at the
Prosecuting Attorney Heney nnd
District Attorney Langdon are mak
ing strenuous efforts to secure a
clue to the miscreants. Arrests are
expected at any moment and the af
fair may show a plot in which many
prominent Individuals are involved.
Eureka and Breakwater ir
Contest Despite Extremely
PORTLAND, April 23. Racing
tho steamer Eureka from Coos Bay
the men on the Breakwater, arriv
ing Sunday night, declare that they
reached tho Columbia River light
ship six hours in the lead. Tho sea
was rough, but it Is explnlned that
this orily gave an added interest to
the contest. The Breakwater
brought 300 tons of coal and 2000
cases of salmon, the latter being dis
charged at Astoria. She will go out
on the return trip Wednesday night.
Though there are now three
steamers running between Portland
and Coos Bay, the passenger traffic
still remains heavy. Tho Break
water had a full list, or more than
00. Each of tho trio is well patron
ized by tho traveling public, seldom
going out or returning without all
the people they can well accom
modate. On the down trips they are
nlso taking full cargoes of freight,
but have to return rather light oc
casionally. Few worse storms have swept the
pnnn.f tl.nn thn hlnw nf tllO liast feW
days, according to the officers of the
stenmer Eureka, which arrived from
Eureka and Coos Bay Sunday night.
The wind reached the velocity of a
hurricane and the seas were rolling
high throughout the voyage. A few
waves were shipped, but they did no
damage. Fortunately the wind came
from the southeast, a favorable
direction, and tho passage was not
retarded to any great extent.
The steamer brought 300 tons of
miscellaneous freight and had a list
of 20 passengers.
Members of Associated Press
Also Criticise Congress And
(By Associated Press.)
NEW YORK, April 22. At tho
minimi nmntlnir of the Associated
Press at which 774 dally newspapers
were represented, an address was
adopted asking the president and
congress to grant Immediate relief
from the exactions of the combina
tions of paper-makers, declaring
that "Immediately upon assemblage
of congress, twenty or more bills,
ii I mini in onrrw-.t tlinso conditions
and put paper and pulp on the free
red to tho Ways and Means Commit
tee. Persistent efforts to obtain
hearings have been refused. Dilatory
tactics have been employed to pro
long present conditions and to car
ry over to another session of con
gress every proposition designed for
Attention was also directed
nfmlnut tlio fnlHR ronorts on news
print paper prices recently furnished
to congress by the directors of the
ADOPT A RESOLUTION.
Congress Orders Investigation
(By Associated Press.)
WASHINGTON, April 22. The
TTnnco linn mlnnt.ed Sneaker Can
non's Resolution authorizing the ap
pointment of a committee 10 in
vestigate the so caller, paper trust,
and tho general subject of wood
pulp and tho manufacture of print
WILD PROBE TRUST.
Now York Grand Jury After Com
bine of Wrapping Paper Manu
facturers. (By Associated Press.)
NEW YORK, April 23. It be
came known today that the federal
grand jury is about to begin an in
vestigation of several of tho largest
manufacturers of Manila wrapping
paper in this state to ascertain
whether or not tho manufacturers
are conducting the business under
agreement in restraint trado and in
violation of tho Sherman Anti-trust
Large Number of Substantial
Improvements Planned in
North Bend For 1908.
Numerous now buildings are
underway In North Bend and If
present plans are carried out, the
1908 improvements for that section
of Coos Bay will probably eclipse
any other year's work in that sec
tion. Manager Bode of the North
Bend Manufacturing Company,
states that he considers the prospects
excellent for a good building year
and while It has been a little slow in
starting this spring, he expects un
usual activity to be manifested soon.
A large amount of municipal work
is under way or planneu for. Sev
eral blocks of plank paving have
been ordered by the North Bend
council and a largo number of
streets will bo graded and otherwise
improved during tho summer.
Among the residences that are
now under construction In North
Bend are the following:
Edgar McDaniel, eight-room resi
Geo. Langenberg, soven-room resl-
J. C. Young, neat cottage.
S. II. Guernsey, neat cottage.
Nels McCulloch, neat couago.
Arvld Johnson, neat cottage.
B F. Dilley, neat cottage.
W S. Morton, neat cottage.
Isaac Jacobson, neat cotiage.
Thos. Moloney, neat cottage.
C. C. Kendlg, neat cottage.
Fred. Miller, neat cottage.
J. A. Barnes, neat cottage.
Mills & Stevens, printing office.
We are now prepared to store
ycur goods. Bay Side Paint Co.,
MANY HOIS OF $10,000
Tillman Resolution Authorizing
the Bringing of a Suit to Re
Acquire Tracts From Oregon
and California Railway
(By Associated Press.)
WASHINGTON, April 23. The
House adopted the Tillman resolu
tion authorizing tho bringing of a
suit to reacquire the lands of the
r.rn.rnn mid California Railroad
Company in Oregon with the Ford
WASHINGTON, April 22.
Representative Hawley had a con
ference with Representative Watson,
the Republican whip of the House,
rocarding tho Fulton land-grant
J. H. Bridges and Coos Bay
Hotel Company Will Not
At a meeting today noon of the
stockholders, of the Coos Bay Hotel
Company, organized to erect the
proposed $75,000 hotel, and J. H.
Bridges, it was definitely decided not
to merge the two Marshfleld hotel
propositions as some interested par
ties had suggested. The decision of
the meeting was that tne two noieis
should be built Independent of each
other and while the builders of both
should and would work In harmony,
it was deemed best not to mix up
ti,r turn osiipoifiiiv since all were
agreed that there Is room for the
One of the plans suggested for the
vnr.rrr,. WflB flint tlif tWO llOtelS
should be built together so that the
same heating plant, Kitcnens, eie.,
would furnish both, thus reducing
hiq nnorntiiifr oYiiflnses. it being un
derstood that in this case both would
be under one management
Plans are practically completed for
Tim Tiririiroa nnd The Chandler, so
that work will, It Is expected, be
started on them at an early date.
Four Masked Robbers Rob Vis
itors -at Indiana Club at Hot
(By Associated Press.)
HOT SPRINGS, Ark., April 23.
Four masked men with levelled re
volvers forced the visitors at the In
diana club to line up early today,
while they looted the place.
It Is estimated that tney got ue
tween $5,000 and $10,000. They
then locked the visitors in a room
Network of Interurbans for
Northern and Central Part of
State Projected by Syn
dicate Backed by New York
Banking House Salem Will
Be the Hub.
(Special to Tho Times.)
PORTLAND, April 23. Announ
cement has been made simultane
ously with an lncreaso In the capital
stock of tho Oregon Electric Com
pany from $2,000,000 to $10,000,
000 that the company will begin to
day tho actual construction on the
first of 283 miles of extensions,
branches and laterals to tho Port-land-Salem
Electric line which was
I MIT PI IIP
resolution. Watson believed It
would bo possible to secure its con
sideration some time next week. It
may require a roll call to pass It,
but that probably would be benefi
cial, as some members who might
secretly fight It would hesitate to go
on record as opposing It, Inasmuch
as the opinion is now pretty general
that Idling the resolution means
donating to Harriman $35,000,000
worth of Oregon land. It is evi
dent that the resolution will get
much support on the Democratic as
well as the Republican side, and
leading Democrats have offered to
speak In Its support.
Provision for enlarged home
steads in the semi-arid state was
made by the passage of tho Smott
bill in the senate. The bill applies
among other states to Oregon and
Washington. It authorizes the tak
ing of homesteads of 320 acres of
"arid" non-mineral lands.
Generally Believed Now That
Five-Year Old Allen Varney
Despite the continuous search that
has been made for the past forty
hours, no trace of Allen Varney, tho
five-year old Eastslde lad, has been
found except the cap that was
washed up by the tide yesterday.
Practically all hope that he might
yet been found alive was abandoned
The Bay in the vicinity of where.
it was tnougnt tnai ne cuum ijuasiui
have fallen in has been dragged
thoroughly but to no avail. Watch
will now be kept so that if the Dody
should be washed up, It will be
More or less investigating has
been done to determine whether or
not the lad could have been kidpad
ped or spirited away, but no clues
that would substantiate this claim
have been found. This is all based on
the belief of Mrs. Peterson that she
saw the boy riding in a boat with
another nerson on tho afternoon
that he disappeared. So far
known or the parents can immagine,
there is no reason why anyone
should take their boy.
FATAL TO FOUR
Three Others Seriously Injured
And 100 More Hurt in Dis
aster Near Pittsburg.
(By Associated Press.)
PITTSBURG, April 23. Four
men were killed, three seriously in
jured and one hundred others had a
narrow escape In an accident due
to the explosion caused by the sup
posed ignition of an accumulation of
gas. The imprisoned miners reach
ed the surface with great difficulty.
The explosion occurred in the mine
of the Ellsworth Coal Company, at
Ellsworth, near here.
IN OREGON S
placed in operation within tho last
Roads Mapped Out.
few weeks. Tho roads mapped out
From Portland to Tillamook via
Portland to Eugene via Corvallis.
Salem to Mill City.
Salem to Dallas.
Salem to Albany and Albany lo
Supplementary articles of Inco--porntion
necessnry to tho Increase
have been filed In tho office of tho
county clerk of Multnomah county,
Oregon. Guy ,W. Talbot, Edward
Cookingham, James B. Kerr and
George F. Nevins are tho nominal
Incorporators signing tho now ar
ticles. Tho project Is backed by Moffatt
and White, bankers of New York
Work was begun today on too
Portland, Hillsboro and Tillamook
NO TRACE OF
Belt Catches Fire and Huge
Wheel Breaks Near Chi
(By Associated Press.)
CHICAGO. Anril 23. As a result
of the bursting of a fly wheel at the
North Shore Electric Light Company
at Waukegan at midnight, two men
were killed and two probably fatally
Injured. The belt of the huge wheel
caught fire and when the belt broke,
the big wheel burst Into many sec
tions. J. H. Jansen, a member of the
Wauekgan Fire Department and an
unknown man were killed. The loss
Charges Against Portland
Banker May Be Submitted
to Jury This Afternoon.
(By Associated Press.)
SALEM, April 23. The argu
ments in the case of J. Thornburn
noes, the Portland banker accused
of wrongfully using state school
funds deposited with the Title Gua
rantee and Trust Company, are pro
gressing rapidly. It is expected that
the case will go to the jury late this
Large Number of Coos Bay
People Plan to Go to San
Francisco For Event.
A large number of Coos Bay peo
ple are planning to go to San Fran
cisco to witness tho arrival of tho
Atlantic fleet and enjoy the festi
vities attendant thereon. Already,
nearly all of the accommodations on
the M. F. Plant for tho next trip
have been taken and many who in
tended to go by water will either
have to Btage it to Drain or remain
Most of tho Coos Bay people who
are planning to go will leave within
a few days, probably on tho M. F.
Plant Sunday. Among those who
are planning to go are tho following:
Mrs. J. H. Flanagan, Mrs. C. H.
Merchant, Mrs. Lang and daughter,
Miss Mabel Lang, Mrs. Mageo and
Miss Magee of Empire, Mv. and Mrs.
W. S. McFarland, Dr. and Mrs. In
gram, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Johnson,
Mrs. C. W. Tower and Miss Nellie
Tower, Mrs. Hutchison, Mrs. N.
Rasmussen, II. P. Murphy, A. E.
Flske, Mrs. Chas. Murr of North
Bend, Mrs. L. W. Shaw, Mrs. J. H.
Bridges and Miss Bridges, Mr. and
Mrs. J. Larson, Roy Fox and R. An
derson of Coqullle, Joe Williams, Al
fred Matson, Frank Matson, Mr. and
Mrs. O. M. Newman, J. C. Greeno, C.
Blggers and Theodore Bradley.
Owing to the difficulty In arrang
ing for transportation, it is possible
that some of the above may bo un
able to make the trip.
WOLVERINE MAKES FAST
RUN FROM BAY TO BAND0N
New Boat Covers Distance Between
Empire and City by tho Sen in
About Two Hours and a Half.
Tho Wolverine, tho now boat
built for service on tho Coquillo be
tween Bnndon and Coquillo, made
tho run from Coos Bay to Bandon
yesterday afternoon in about two
hours and thirty minutes. This Is
much better tlmo than it was expect
ed she could mako.
Tho Wolverine loft Empire about
5:30 and those aboard reached a
telephone stntlon and phoned the
news of their nrrlval about 8 o'clock.
No trouble was encountered In cross
ing tho two bars.
Quickly Punishes Joe Simpson,
Gambler, for Killing Jas. Ar
nold at Skidoo.
VICTIM WAS ALL
AROUND BAD MAN.
Citizens Heartily Applaud
Crowd's Work Sheriff and
mv Assnclnted Press.)
RHYOLITE. Nov.. April 23. Joe-
Rinmonn. wlin killed James Arnold.
Sunday, was lynched at Skidoo, Cal..
last night. A small uanu oi citizens
overpowered the sheriff and guard,,
and hanged the prisoner to a teleg
Simpson was a gammer anu was.
hanged to the cross arm of tho samo
nnin to whinh he was bound Sunday
after making an attempt on the life-
of Cashier Dodds oi tne aouinern.
California Bank at Skidoo.
Simpson, who bore an unsavory
reputation, was intoxicated and after
he had threatened Dobbs, shot and
killed Arnold in a cold blooded man
Arnold was a butcher, was heavily
interested in mining, and as a jus
tice of the peace had been instru
mental in prosecuting Simpson on.
The lynching Is being greatly ap
plauded by all of the citizens.
TEXT OF RESOLUTION
FOR DREDGER RECEIVED
Action on Congress to Penult Ex
penditure of $25,225.00 in Im
proving Coos Bay.
F. S. Dow has recleved a copy of"
the resolution which has been
passed by congress to permit the
use of the remainder of tho C003
Bay harbor Improvement fund for
operating a dredge in the bay. The
resolution was passed several weeks
ago, as was announced in The
Times. The text Is as follows:
"Resolved by the Senate and the
House of Representatives of the
United States of America in con
gress assembled that the Secretary
of War be, and Is hereby authorized
and directed to employ and devote
tho nnnvnnniled balance of tho ap
propriation heretofore made for the
iirmrnvemont of the entrance to
Coos Bay and harbor In the State of
Oregon, namely, tne sum oi iweniy-
Itvo tnousana iwo nuuuruu uuu
twontv-flvfi dollars and ninety cents'
or so much thereof as may be neces
sary, in operating the dredger wnicn.
is now being constructed for use at
tho coast harbors of Oregon and.
Washington in maintaining channel
depths and dredging tho inner
In the latter part a clause provid
ing for "dredging and improving
tho channel of Coos Bay," between
"in" and "maintaining," was strick
en out by tho committee but it is
not believed that this will in any
way affect tho intent of tho resolu
tion, that is the utilizing of tho sum
entirely on Coos Bay.
Tho dredger Is now under con
struction and it is hoped that it will'
bo sent here within a few weeks to
Large Number of Cases On;
Docket for Trial at This.
Session at Coquille.
Court will open at Coquillo to
morrow with John F. Hall presiding,
nnn nf the heaviest calendars known
is docketed for trial at this term.
in all about 300 cases being siati .1
for hearing at this term.
Tomorrow will bo motion day and
most of the attorneys Interesred In
tho cases to como up will prolnoiv
bo In attendance.
Tim cimn In which tho most Intpr
est will center will probably bo the
Kelly murder trial irom uuuy, m
tin. Inst tnrm tho caso was tried but
as thero was a "hung" jury, it v4 1
have to bo tried over again, n is
tho outgrowth of a cutting nffrnjj
at Llbby several months ago.
One of the most Important per
sonal Injury suits to como up is thr
notion of Stanley Olln vs. tho O. R -xv
v fnr Sin. 000 demnces. Mr
Olln claims to have sustained yoi-
mauont Injuries owing to allti
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