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THE COOS BAY TIMES, MARSHFIELD, OREGON, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1910 EVENING EDITION
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"WE NEVER SI
(Continued from pago 1.)
tho beginning. People all say: "We
never saw It in this fashion before."
Well, it's getting out that "Whirl
wind Dan" is here.
"What shall it profit a man if he
gains tho whole world and lose his
own soul?" This was the question
that Mr. Shannon raised last night
in tho tabernacle. Surely it is un
answerable. "Men are losing their
souls because of gold," said he,
"money is a good servant, but it is
certainly a hard master. Men aro
judged today by their financial
.standing. This is wrong rating. It
Is true that men aro all wrapped up
In real estate and getting a living.
They say, 'the world owes me a liv
ing' I tell you, you are are wrong.
You owe the world a life. What are
you living for anyway? What are
you saving up your money for, to
pay funeral expenses? I tell you,
what, there aro no pockets, in a
shroud. When you are about vp
die, why don't you call for the bank
er to bring your gold, let them bring
your deeds, your bonds and your
wealth and let it comfort you in
death. That's what you lived for.
"What shall it profit a man, Oh,
what shall it profit a man."
"Do you know what a soul costs?
You don't or you would not barter it
off so cheaply. I'll tell you that a
soul costs tho heart aches of the Son
of God. It cost him to hang on
the cross. It cost Him the bitter
cup in the garden. It cost Him the
heavy lashes laid on his bare back.
It cost Him tho cruel nails. It cost
Him the crown of thorns. It cost
Him the carrying the heavy cross
under which he fell seven times. It
cost Him shed blood. It cost Him
a broken heart, for that was the real
cause of his death. I tell you, oh,
"sinner that God blocks the way to
Hell by tho crimson cross. I will
add to tho cost of a soul, the bodies
of tho martyrs; which if piled would
make a mountain higher than the
Hymalayas. Their blood would
make a river as wide as the Ama
zon. I will add every dollar ex
pended to save men (this should not
bo mentioned), every tear, the ener
gy of the evangelist and I will lay
on top of all this his very soul! all
this for the redeeming of lost souls."
In tho closing prayer, Mr. Shan
non mentioned every public man in
town all the sailors and longshore
men, no one was omitted. It was a
remarkable prayer and revealed Mr.
Shannon's real Interest In all. -No
ono could have gone from the great
meeting last night feeling otherwise
IRE BUYING NEWS FROM ALL
MORE PLUS OVER COOS COUNTY
H. M. Byllesby & Co., of Chi
cago, Securing Public Utili
ties Spend Large Sum
The Portland Journal says: "With
the struggle centering in the Wash
ington cities of Vancouver, North
Yakima and Walla Walla, a fierce
war of financo for supremacy in the
gas and electric lighting business ol
the northwest, has begun between
H. M. Byllesby & Co., of Chicago,
111., and tho General Electric Com
pany, which recently purchased the
Portland Gas Company.
"Following tho purchase of the
Olympla Gas and Power Company of
Olympla, Wash., Tuesday by the Byl
lesby interests, after a hard fight, the
scene of battle has shifted to Van
couver, Wash. And in the mean
time both great interests have open
ed negotiations for tho purchase of
the North Yakima and Walla Walla
"Within tho last six months H. M.
Byllesby & Co. have obtained con
trol of the Northwestern Gas Com
pany of Everett, Wash., Tacoma Gas
Company of Tacoma, Wash., the
Olympla Gas & Power Company of
Olympla, Wash., and the Coos Bay
Light & Power Company of Coos
Bay, Ore. Franchises have been ob
tained for lighting plants in Cheha-
Hs, Wash., and Centralia, Wash. The
General Electric Company has con
trol of tho Astoria Gas Company of
Astoria, Ore., and recently acquired
the Portland Gas Company.
Will Spend $2.-0,000.
"It was further announced that
about $250,000 would be spent on
the Coos Bay plant, which was pur
chased several weeks ago, and which
will bo extended to take In all the
cities on the bay. Twenty miles of
mains will be laid.
."H. M. Byllesby & Co. form one of
the largest concerns operating gas
and electric lighting plants In the
United States. The company has a
monopoly on gas and electric com
panies In the new state of Oklahoma,
and has plants scattered about in all
sections of the country. Independent
of combined interests, it is backed
by a coterie of Chicago bankers."
CULLINGS OF COQUILLE.
Coos County Seat News As Recorded
By The Sentinel.
Married In this city on the 12th
Inst., Martin Dahl and Margarette
Wilson, Judge E. G. D. Holden offici
ating. Tho happy couple aro among
Coos county's most worthy people,
whom may long life and prosperity
BRIEFS OF BANDON.
Nows of City-By-the-Sen As Told In
Prof. E. B. Kausrud roceived n
card from Halden Foss of Portland,
Tuesday, announcing the arrival of
a nine-pound boy in their home.
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jj Just arrived on the last boat from tho East. Wo Invito
Sixteen-year-old Howard Moody is
the champion fisherman of this city.
Ho won tho honor Thursday morning
by landing a ten and three-fourths
pound steelhead with an ordinary
bamboo pole. The fish made a game
fight but tho boy was the stronger
of tho two and dragged his prize to
shore and landed him. This is the
largest fish caught with hook and
line this season. Bert Seal report
ed a ten-pounder a week or two ago
and several other good catches have
been made. This year promises to
be a record-breaker in tho way of
catching big fish.
Nels Nielson of Prosper, has se
cured the contract to repair the
scows here that belong to tho gov
ernment, and will build a couple of
new one3 to be taken to Sluslaw
where they will be used in building
the new jetty.
most critical Inspection.
Hub Clothing and Shoe Company
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We aro proparod to pay taxes for residents and non-resideati
without cost to the tax-payers. '
Remember you will savo 3 per cent by paying your taxes In J
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hold a debate next Tuesday night on
the subject, Resolved. That a Port
of Coquille River would be beneficial
to the commercial interest of Ban
don. The affirmative will be upheld
by J. W. Mast, G. T. Treadgold and
C. R. Moore, the negative by Geo.
P. Topping, M. Breuer and A. Hab-erly.
MILLS BANK HONORS OLD DRAFT
Issued J52 Years Aro, Turns Up nt
SACRAMENTO, Cal., Feb. 21. A
draft for $100 Issued in this city on
October 27, 185S, by the bank of D.
O. Mills & Co. has just been returned
to that institution by Seeley Giidley
t, ... . . , , j of Llbortyvillo, 111., administrator of
than that Dan is here for souls and . . ..
tne estate or nis iatner, ueorgo uria
loy. It was found in his effects aft
er his death.
The draft was Issued to George
not money. No ono could honestly
foel hard at him for what ho said.
Delegation From North Rend.
Tonight, seventy-flvvo people from
the Mlzpah Bible class In North Bend
will attend tho meeting in a body.
Lot there bo a larger crowd out from
Marshflold to greet them.
Tuesday Prayer Services.
Brief prayer meetings will be held
in tho morning from 10 to 10:30 at
tho following places:
Mrs. Howard Savage, with Rev.
McKee as lender.
Mrs. Humphrey, with Rev. Zugg
Mrs. Smithgnll, with Mr. Ross as
Mrs. LaChapollo, with Rev. Hall
Mrs. Prouss, with II. S. Rutledge
Mrs. F. C. Birch, with Rev. R. II.
Allen ns leader.
Mrs. Snover, with Mrs. K. A. Hon
dicks as leader.
COOS DAY TIMES
Grldley, payable by the American
'Exchange Bank of New York, an in
stitution long since out of business.
It bears In tho upper right hand cor
ner a picture of a side wheel ocean
liner and In the lower left hand cor
ner a picture of a clumsy sailing ves
sel. The bank here referred to Its old
records and found tho draft correct.
A check on a Chicago bank for the
amount of tho draft has been for
warded to Grldley. Tho draft itself
will bo presetted as a curiosity.
Seeley & Anderson have reopened
their logging camp on the lower
river. Tho intention when they
closed down was to go on the upper
waters of the Coquille for the bal
ance of the season, but new arrange
ments have been made and1 they
started operations on a six-hundred
acre tract of timber at Seven Mile
Monday. They expect to put in about
12,000,000 feet of logs during the
coming season. The logging is being
done for the Lyons-Johnson Lumber
Company at Prosper and for the
Johnson Lumber Company just
above this city.
Last Saturday the little son of
Ralph Schroeder, living near Arago,
while playing with his dog was so
severely injured that several stitches
were necessary to dress his wounds.
In some manner while they were
playing one of the dog's teeth caught
inside the boy's mouth and the re
sult was that the entire cheek was
torn open and the lower lip was
also badly lacerated. No one was
present at the time of the accident
but those near seem to think the boy
and dog were merely playing and
that it was purely accidental. The
boy Is doing nicely and so serious
results aro apprehended.
The following marriage licenses
were issued b ythe county clerk dur
ing the past week:
Martin Dahl and Margarette Wil
son. Charles E. Watson and Nettie Miller.
Last Friday was Mrs. Retignltz's
birthday and to commemorate the
occasion a number of her lady
friends called In and surprised her.
A very dainty luncheon was served
and a most pleasant afternoon was
spent. Those present were: Mrs.
Rosslter. Mrs. Cody, Mrs. Zeek,
Mrs. Hunnlcutt, Mrs. Plymale, Miss
Murphy and Mrs. Rohn.
At the regular meeting of the
Knights of Pythias Monday evening
the wives, daughters, mothers and
sweethearts of the members were in
vited to be present, while a big dele
gation fiom Coquille was also in at
tendance. The object of the meeting
was to establish a lodge of the Py
thian Sisters, and the fact that it
takes only 15 names on the petition
to organize such lodge, while 23
were secured, is assurance that the
organization will be instituted and
that, right soon.
n full before March 15th and after that up to April 5th you
j avoid interest and penalty by paying ono-half and tho balance
or before October 5th, 1910. j
Also don't overlook tne tact tnat wo aro making reliable Ab
stracts of Title, and have all kinds of bargains on tap In the shape i
of real estate. !
Title Guarantee and Abstract ftv !
By IIEXRY SENGSTACKEN, Manager. I
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Beaver Hill Coal
MOUNT DIABLO AND JOSSON CEMENT
Tho best. Domestic and Imported brands.
Plaster, Lime, Brick, and ull kinds of builders material.
310 SOUTH BROADWAY PHONE SOI
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X. WAGNER, Master.
Sailing for Bandon every Monday. For full Information, apply
Chaa Thorn owner, or Tom James, agent.
Last Friday, February 11th was
Wm. Gallier's 83rd birthday and to
remind him of the occasion, the fam
ilies of his two sons Steve and Ed
and a few invited gusest gathered at
the home and gave him a little sur-
Is what the work turned out by us
is making. Our process gives your
linen that fine smooth stock finish so
much desired by the neat dresser.
We use press machines thereby giv
ing your shirts and collars that per
MARSHFIELD HAND AND STEAM
PLAY TIE GAME.
CHUN'S BOAT SMASHED.
FOR THE FIVE
WEEKS OF THE
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 21
ORDI'RS MUST RE PLACED AT
ONCE TO SECURE PAPERS AS
THERE WILL BE NO BAOIv NUM.
No want so lars aad bo want o
wall that Tk Ttmpa "want" ads
m et supply U.
Coquille Physician In Collision On
The Coquille River.
Tho Coquille Sentinel says: "What
might have been a serious accident
occuned on tho river just abovo the
city dock Monday morning. The
Wolverine was coming down the riv
er to tho dock preparatory to start
ing on her regular run down the
river. Dr. Culln with his gasoline
boat was llng in the eddy just abovo
the dock. As tho Woheiino round
ed tho bend at the mill tho doctor
started across tho river. Ho miscal
culated the distance and tho speed at
which tho Wolverine was travoling
and tho result was a nasty collision
lu which his boat was badly stove up
near tho storn nnd camo very near
being capsized. Tho accident would
have beon far more serious had not
Captain Wlllnrd noticed tho small
boat through tho driving rain and
thrown his wheel hard to port thus
barely striking the smaller craft.
Tho repairs on tho doctor's craft aro
not completed and tho bont is not
yet In service,"
Myrtle Point Defeats Bandon In
In a hotly contested basket ball
game on which time was called with
a tie score the Myrtle Point high
school boys defeated the Bandon
high school team by a score of 12 to
10 before a crowded house at the
Hermann court last Friday evening.
The first half of the game was all in
favor of the home team, the score
being 7 to 3 when time was called.
Iu the latter half, however, the visit
ors gradually climbed up on the
home team's lead in a series of spir
ited plays that left the score at the
end of the time 10 to 10. The re
sult having been announced, the play
was continued for more than two
minutes with apparently even chan
ces between tho teams for breaking
the tie. Finally the winning basket
was thrown by Reed of tho home
team and pandemonium reigned for
a short time. Ernest Boak of Ban-
prise, tie was tne recipient of a
number of nice presents and the dav Phone 220-.T and our wagon will call
was an exceedingly enjoyable one for
all present. Although he is S3
years old, Mr. Gallier's mind Is clear
as eer and he is as active as many
men twenty or thirty years younger.
He looks ofter all his own business
affairs with as much accuracy as
ever, and takes much Interest In all
don refereed and gave unirormly sat
isfactory decisions. Grover Brown
was umpire. Both teams were
penalized several times on fouls. The
receipts at tho door were $64. 4S.
Myrtle Point Enterprise.
BEST Patent FLOUR $1.00 Haines
EGGS FOR HATCHING
BARRED PLYMOUTH ROCKS
TRAP NESTED BIRDS.
$1.00 to $2.00 per sitting.
Visitors Welcome Fred Bachninn
North End Front St. Box 485
Old Dimniick Place Mnrshflcld
L. J. POST
Contractor nnd Rnilder
Elgrteen ears' experlenco has .nimht i.c a
motto "Take our time an(" clo our vork right
Pnce Consiitant wilh DeitWoik
822 Sontii Second Street
Red Label Grahams.
Burnam's Animal Cookies
Social Tea Biscuit
Old TImo Sugars
American Beauty Ginger Snapil
Zu Zu Ginger Snaps.
These are fresh from the ln'4
and have just arrived.
C. W. Wolcot
PHONE 97 J
FOR SALE TENTS, PACK Si
DLE, NEW AND SECOND-
1 GOODS OF ALL KINDS.-1
BROADWAY. BIMIAND SIOM
(TORY OF RELIA
THE FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF RELIABLE BUSINESS nOUSES AND RUSINESS MEN
.MARSHFIELD WHO HANDLE GOODS THAT CAN BE GUARANTEED AT FAIR PRICES OR
.Mfc,. w HOSE WORK MAY RE DEPENDED Ui'ON. IT WILL PAY YOU TO PATRONIZE THEM
Have yon lost anrtkfegT
Read & Time Want Ad.
IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE
UNITED STATES; FOR THE
DISTRICT OF OREGON;
In the matter of LEE BARR, bank
rupt; the undersigned will receive
sealed cash bids for a stock of mer
chandise consisting of Jewelry, Cut
Glass, etc., of the Inventory value of
ll.4S7.S4, together with fixtures of
tho inventory value of $153. DO, up to
12 o'clock noon of Tuesday, March
1st, 1910. The property is located
on Sherman avenue. North Bend,
Oregon. Inventory and inspection
of stock on application.
All bids must bo accompanied by
a certified check for 10 per cent of
amount offered, and sale Is subject
to confirmation by tho court.
Dated, Marshfleld, Oregon, Feb
ruary 10, 1918.
FRED K. GETTING. Trustee.
Room 1, Douglas Building, Marsh
The Modern Company
Marshf ield, Oregon CIGARS, PIPES, ETC.
North Bend Iron Works QJZl) ore.
Iron and bronze cast! ngs. All kinds of repair work and
logging tools a specialt y. FOUNDERS and MACHINISTS.
is better prepared to serve you
than ever befcre.
Commercial Ae., bet. Front and
WILLEY & SCHROEDER
Plumbing and Heatinn
MATtthfioU, Qwk, Pkoa 77S
Let us make YOUR OLD SUIT
look like new. Cleaned and press
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The UNIQUE PANTATORIUM,
L. I). FOOTE, proprietor,
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p I. HAYES.
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Broken glasses duplicated.
Light, airy rooms for rent W ""I
day, week or month.
Corner A nnd Front stfwtt
J. L. KOONTZ
Mnchlno nnd Repair
Steam and Gas Engine
At Holland's boat shop,
street, Marshfleld, Ore.
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