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Established in 187H
ns Tho Const Mall
MARSHFIELD, OREGON. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1911 -EVENING EDITION.
A Consolidation of Tlmcfl. Const Mali
null Coos liny Advert Iter.
Ell ITCH SAVES
PRESENT IT'S T
tempt to Dynamite Bridge at
El Capltan, Cal., Is
FFER BIG REWARD
! FOR CAPTURE OF MEN
Definite Clues Obtained to
Evident Attempt on Pres
AiBOclnted Press to tho Coas liny
SANTA OARRARA, Cnl., Oct. 17
though the rnllronil compnny has
k.a ir..noo rownnl for tho cup-
re of the men who placed dynnmlto
der the brldgo nt Ki capitnn. juhi
few hours beforo President Tnft'fl
iln passed over it, no good clues
, urn nhtntned. It Is snld, nl-
ough tho search Is progressing rl-
rounly mid tlio omcinis nopo 10
ta iho nllrccd dynnmltors In cus-
if very soon. Shorlff Stownrt Is
m in hnvn obtained clues from tho
oxlcan brldgo watchman who tie-
riH tlm men In tho net of placing
namtlc nnd who flrod sovornl shots
them ns they rnn from tho spot.
i. fiiio. however. Is not good bo-
utc owing to the dnrknoss ho could
.i iho mon distinctly. Rut for
o watchfulness of this Moxlcnn, It
almost ccrtnln tho president's train
ould hnvo mot with illsastor.
lot iho more tbnn sovon and a bnlf
lllllon tolpphnnos In tho United
lutes more thnn half a million nro
i hotel bed room b.
Capitalists who Imvo formed n
emjiany for tho purpose expect to
tvelop ann nno hnse'iower from
lo waterfalls of Icolnnd.
leport That Sultan's Forces
Won Victory Outside of
Trippli 100 Dead.
I) Associated Press to tho Coos Day
3XDON, Kuglnntl. Oct. 17 A Cons-
Nlnople dispatch says tho Itnllnns
rencrtcd to hnvo Biifforod n sorl-
i reverse nutsldo of Tripoli. Whllo
sconnoltrlng they advanced too far
?om their base and enmo In contnet
llih the Turks who gave bnttlo nnd
prcea the Itnllnns to rotrent hurried-
' leaving 100 dend on tho Hold.
FINDS HAD FRUIT.
h'lHftor I)Im(oi DlheiiM'tl Product
Iruni California nt Coiiullle.
ibuecini to Tlio Tlnios.j
COQUILLE. Ore.. Oct. 17. Fruit
P'Pmor Hall-Lowls, wns called over
P this City. Sntnrilnv. In InvORtlcntO
hhlpment of California peaches, ro-
F'Vfd by a lncnl rnniinlKHlnii linuso.
ne Inspector found twenty boxes of
r ruit infested with fungus nnd
"H8, and immedlatolv seized and
litrOf,l en..,. !...!.. ...tlKinla
, - Biuiiui loaning tUI lll.M4
Prtheni which entitled consignee to
FOlt fOr Ihn full nmnmit This
lbkr10n rot" fungus Is tho dlsonso
ruiin Causes uenchea nnd nliima to
i ' 1 the trpes liofnrn rlnmilm?. nnd
rrltS the plnsoat nttnntlnn liv tll
Nhorltles for In this moist climate,
Pr?aQ nf fun l'n a illcnncnu la vnrV
FPld unless held In check by strlpt
'r HaII-LowIr Htnto,! Hint MinSO
aches had tho appearance of having
en held In warehouse for a long
d beforo shipment, were
"'UnKen. lonsnlv unnlfo,! illrlv rnv.
fed with gum exudations nnd even
b not showing surface rot, wore
jolted about the pit as to be unfit
use (or any purpose. They bore
,e name Of n woll.Vtinwn Snn Fran-
TlMllP. t ... . .. ... ,
ItTJCL'. T0 TRAVELING PUBLIC.
In lh o "uul "lo win ujieruic
llsni y 6cheau'e from now un-
""" J. A. 0'KKL.UV,
'nu means Sunday only.
.1. HUFUS WALIil.Nai'OltirS
FATIIKIt IS DIVOItCKI)
N13W YOItK, Oct. 17. Mrs.
Ooorgo Unndolph Chester hns
boon grnntod a divorce from her
husbnnd, a short story writer.
Mrs. Chester nnmed In 'ior suit
a young womnn whom sho snld
her husband Introduce 1 at his
4- apartments hero Inst spring as
his wlfts Chester Is tho author
of the Cot Rich Quick, Walling-
F LI II H D
Kansas Authorities Looking' for
Ex-Convict In Connection
With Ellworth Crime.
(lly Associated Press to Coos llnj
KM.SWOItTII, Knn., Oct. 17 Tho
police arc looking for nn cx-convlct
whoso nnmo hns not boon nnnounccd
In connection with tho murder of flvo
members of tho family of William
Showman who wore found dead In
their homo yesterday. Ills wife was
a sister of Mrs. Showman who ob
tatned n divorce from him and remar
ried. Thcro Is n rumor that tho mnn
wns soon hero Inst week. Illood
hounds nro being used.
Commission Expects to Have
It Ready For Use by July
By Assoclntod Press to tho C003 liny
WASHINGTON, D. C, Oct. 17.
Foreshadowing tho enrly completion
nnd opening of tho Pnnnnin cnnnl, tho
Isthmian cnnnl commission, In Its
nnnunl report mndo public, recom
mended congressional legislation gov
erning cnnnl tolls, organization foi
tho oporntlon cf tho cnnnl nnd for
government of tho Cnnal 2 Jim. utili
zation of cnnnl rovonuo to -j.lv operat
ing expenses nirl to repay tho cupPnl
Invested, nnd other nctlon. Hxpi'dl
tlon wns urgently ilemnniiod In nidor
to ndvlso tho eommorcl.tl world of
Iho uso It mny mnko of tho gieat
waterway for tho cost of Bonding
ships through It nnd Just whero it
will bo opened.
The commltslon wished o glv nt
lenst eighteen months notlco of tho
rntes to permit tho world's maritime
in'orosts time to readjust their rou
in. nn.i in imtifi new shins anil or
ganize now transportation companies.
It wns nlso deemed uesirnuio in nm
tho cnnnl to use ns early ns possible
. mil., in sppnrn flnnnclnl returns
on tho enormous capltnl Invested, but
to mnko possible tho passage oi tne
world's fleets without confusion or
Tho report showed tnni mo en
gineers board hns already found that
all tho concreto in tno greni uimui
iM.-a win he laid by Juno 1. 1912.
nnd flvo months Inter tho locks on
the Pacific side will bo finished except
tho gates which will be ready Juno 1.
1913. Meantime by April 1. next,
tun in.. aiilllivnv nt Gntun- would bo
nt the fifty-foot elevntion nnd tho en-
tiro dam there would no compioieu
i... m. niinwlnir winter. Tho oxca-
...i i,rniifh the Culebra cut. the
greatest earth digging enterprise the
world hns ever seen, win u -"-..i..i
T..H. i. 1013. If tho slides nro
not In excess of tho estimntes. In
thnt enso tho exterior chnnnol will bo
sulllclontly advanced to pass the ship
ping that would use tho cnnnl.
Tho commission eiBcu i "
Hof thnt It can secure tho best oporat
, .- rnr. th cnnnl from among
the workers now employed on the
Tho total outlay for maintaining
the cnnnl will be for wages of the
operative force, engineering work,
sanitation and civil administration.
Report That Kaiser's Troops
Are Engaged In Struggle
NANKING TO FALL.
(Dy Associated Press.)
PI2K1N, China, Oct. 17. Tho
acting-consul nt Nanking, AJvln
W. Gilbert, telegraphed tho Am-
erlcan legation hero today that
4 tho fall of Nnnklng is imminent. 4
lie requests thnt a gunbont bo 4
(liy Associated Press to Coos Bay
nKKLIN, Germany, Oct. 17. Ad
vices to tho Foreign Ofllco from Hnn
kow nro thnt n Germnn force of blue
Jackets reinforced by Germnn locnl
residents have been landed nt Hnn
kow nnd nre now engnged In fight
ing in the streets with Chinese mobs.
NOW CONTItOL 1IUNAN.
Chinese ltolx'ls Iteportod to Have
Cnptttivil Capital of Province.
(Dy jiBBUCInted Press to Coui Da
PAO TING, Chlnn, Oct. 1C Fit
Knl Fung, tho cnpltnl of Hunan pro
vince, Is reported to hnvo fallen be
foro the revolutionists.
CAIilj FOH VOIiUNTEIMtS.
Chlnovo Hi'IioIh Will Soon Have (10,-
()()() Men In Field.
(Dy Assoclntod Press to Coos Dny
SAN FRANCISCO. Cnl.. Oct. 1C
A dispatch from Shnnghnt to tho Chi
nese Free Press sayB tho republicans
hnvo cnlled for thirty thousand volun
teers for tlio defense of Wu Chang
nnd Hankow. This will give them
sixty thousand mon in tho field, half
of which will bo used to intercept the
Imperial troops now mnrchlng south
frun Po ., x.
E HASTE IN III
Two More Talesmen Passed
Today In Efforts to Secure
Jury For Los Angeles Dyna
Dy Assoclntod Press to tho Coos Bny
LOS ANGELES, Cnl., With two
tnlcstnen temporarily pnsscd by tho
dofenso nnd n third under examina
tion, tho murder trial of Jnmos B
McNnmnrn went forward today with
considerable speed. The counsel nnd
tnlesmcn nllko seemed rollovcd by tho
prospects of the rnpld work. Tho two
tnlosmen passed for tho present, wero
hold subject to further exnmlnntton
by cither sldo or to a peremptory
NEW YORK TODAT
NEW 810 COUNTERFEIT
' A POOR PIECE OF WORK
WASHINGTON, D. C, Oct. 17
The public Is warned by tho
Secret Service ngalnst a now
counterfeit $10 bill. This spu-
rlous certificate, on tho Crocker
National Dnnk of Snn Frnnclsco,
Is of the scries of 1902-1 90S,
benrs fheck letter "F." nnd tho
names of Charles H. Trent nnd
W. T. Vernon us Tronsurer of
tho Unl'ed Stntes nnd Register
of tho Treasury, respectively.
! Giants Drop Another of World's
Series by Score of Three
1 to Two.
.'MOST BITTERLY FOUGHT
OF ANY GAME IN YEARS
(Continued on page 4.)
Coos County Court to Make
Arrangements For 1912
If any community or section of;
Coos county wants Its voting pro-j
ducts chnnged for tho next election,'
It will hnvo to got busy nnd tnlioj
It up with tho Coos county commls-j
f lonors because tho hitter will design
ate tho precincts for next yenr's elec-j
Hon nt its regular nrst
meeting In Novombor. This will boj
on the first Monday. Some thought!
tho order fixing tho voting precincts j
wculd not linvo to no mnue until next
spring but Attornoy General Craw
ford him Just mndo n ruling on tho
question In which ho snys In pnrt:
"It will bo remembered tho next
regular, blenninl election will occur
In Novomber, 1912. Therefore, tho
November beforo such regular elec
tion will bo Novombor, 1911, nnd In
order to comply wlMi tho terms of
tho nominating oloctlon Inw ns It now;
stand, It will bo necssnry for tho
county courts to establish tho elec
tion precincts within their several
counties nt tho regulnr November
term of snld courts In 1911."
ARE TAKEN 0PFLFIL.LJ1
WEST OF F
AIXlNfi THE WATERFRONT.
Coos County Board of Equaliz
ation In Session at Co
quille This Week.
Tho Coos county board of equaliza
tion is In session nt Coqulllo this
week to hear remonstrances against
nsscssmonts, etc. It Is expected that
thorn will bo oven n lnrgor number of
protests than usual owing to a gen
eral ndvnnco In tho valuations thU
yenr by Assessor Thrift.
Ab usual, It Ib expected that tho
most of tho protests will como from
tho big landowners or timber hold
ers. However, tho Coos county com
missioners nre endeavoring to hnvo
the cruise of the tlmborlnmlH In tho
county completed ns rapidly ns pos
sible nnd this will bring tho timber
vnluntlon question to a doflnlto basis.
It Is expected that the board will
bo In session practically all week.
Judge John F. Hull loft yesterday
to attend the opening session.
J. Mnrhoffor of Crescent City, Cnl.,
who Is visiting his son, Frank Mnr
hnffor. hero Ir Interested In shlnnlnc.
being n stockholder In tho Olson nnd ,
Mnhoney lino of vessols out of Port-'
inn.!. Ho nlsn owned n fifth Interest
In the Oliver Olson which wns recent
ly wrecked on tho Southern coast. Ho
expects to lenvo on tho next Redon
do for San Francisco.
The old rjimor about tho North
Pnclflc Steamship compnny going to
put the Kllbourno, or Elder or some
other vessel on tho Snn Frnnclsco-Eurekn-Coos
Dny run Is again In cir
culation but no ono hero has any de
finite advises to substantiate it. In
ense such a change was mnde, It Is
presumed that tho Alliance would bo
run on tho Coos Day and Portlnnd
run, handling tho Eureka business In
conjunction with tho vessel plying
south from bore. j
LAKGEST FLOATING HOTEL.
Tho Cunnrder Aqultanla, which Is
to be built at Clydebank, will bo .0
feet longer than the Hamburg-American
liner Imporator, now building nt
Hamburg, and ono knot faster, hor
guaranteed speod having been fixed
at 23 knots. Sho will be the largest
vessel afloat, and will have accommo
dation for 4,000 passengers. Lon
Rumor That Southern Pacific
Has Let Contract F. A.
Haines Denies Report.
Following tho roport that tho
Soui.iorn iiiuclttc had obtained tiioi
Simpson Logging rond rithl ot-wtiy
from North liuet to Ten Mllo and
also tho right-of-way across tho bal
ance of tho Simpbou property, u ro
port was in circulation hero, today
that the Southern Pacific had al
ready awarded tho contracts for tho
tunnel work nnd that work was to
begin within falxty days. Also that
the contrac.s called for tho comple
tion of the tunnels In sixteen months.
The roport could not bo otllclally con
firmed but many bellove It Is correct.
Humor Is Denied. u
Chief Engineer Haines of tho Coos
Day and Dolse, said that whoever ori
ginated the story about his and tho
on ers receiving f 500,000 for their
interest In the Coos Day and Dolse
lrojprt had a very vivid Imagina
tion. He said It was not so and Mr.
liu.nes and nothing to say as to de
velopments on the Coos Day and
Dolse, saying thnt any announcement
at this tlmo might delay their plans.
However, he Is feeling very enthu
siastic over the outlook.
Oregon and Washington Lum
ber Shippers Aitjed by
(Dy Associated Press to the Coos Day
WASHINGTON, D. C, Oct. 17.
All tho railroads nro forbidden by
tho Interstnto Commerce Commission
todny to cancel tho rnto contract with
other roads when such f.ctbn will re
sult In n rnlso In freight rates. Tho
decision followed nn Investigation nf
tho Nor'hern Pacific's Incrnso on
enst-bouud lumber rates from Oregon
nnd Washington points on tho Tn
coma & Eastern Rnllronil.
Low Section East of Broadway
Being Filled In by Dredge
Tho Dredgo Oregon todny began
Dumping dredglngs over Into tho low
tint west of North Front street nnd Is
milking n lino till, If the property
owners Just oust of North Drondwny
will got together, tho wholo section
there bolow tho hill will bo tilled In
ns there Is plenty of dirt In the pro
ject tho dredgo Is working on to do
It besides filling North Front street
ns fur ns It is bulk-bonded. This
will probably bo tho lust chnnco to
hnvo that section filled.
Soino of thu property owners hnvo
beou holding out against this fill on
account of having to rnlso their build
ings or sncrlflco their gnrdohs. How
ever, unless tho fill Is mndo, tho
property will bo left In n mud-hole.
Today, tho dredgo Is filling In tho
Nelson property nnd nlthough tho
now building which Fred Nelson Is
erecting Is bolow tho grado, ho plans
to rnlso It.
Tho Oregon Is working flno nnd Is
throwing n grent volume of dredg
lngs each day. Engineer Leofo Ib
Immonsoly pleased with It nnd snyB
thord is no plnco whoro dredglngs
can bo moved so cheaply and easily
as Coos Day.
At tho present rato, tho cut along
tho mouth of Coos River will bo com
pleted lu nbout thrco weeks nnd tho
dredgo moved to tho upper Dny to
stnrt In on tho 100,000 ynrd pro
ject for widening tho chnnnol there.
rino coos Dny Port Commission to
dny prnctlcnlly concluded nrrnngo
montB to borrow tho nocessnry funds
to defray tho expense of tho Improve
ment. Tho dirt will probably bo
pumped over to fill In the lowlands ui
both sides of tho mouth of Coal Dnnk
Tho Port Commission I? endeavor
ing to start tho cut further north,
nenr what would be tho end of El
rod nvonuo If It ran through to tho
Dny. If tho arrnngoments nro per
fected so that tho application enn bo
mndo Immediately to Major Morrow,
It Is likely that this can bo arranged.
It will probnbly bo tho latter pnrt
of tho winter boforo tho Oregon gets
back to widen the chnnnol nnd com
plete tho fill In front uf Ferndalo.
This will give thorn opportunity to
complete tho bulkheadlng along
Coombs Pitches For Philadel
phia With Mathewson
Pitching For Giants. -
(Dy Associated Props to Coos 1U&
NEW YORK, Oct. 17. The IfrfX
ndolphla Americans dofontcd tho Ncr
York Giants by a scoro of threo o
two todny In nn cloven Inning; ca
tcst which probnbly was tho most Wt
terly fought contest In any of tt.be
world'H series In recent ycara.
Tho scoro by Innings:
Phllndol- It H XT
phln 0000000010 22 9 T
York 0010000000 1 2 5 5
Dattcrlcs Combs and Lapp;
Mnthowson nnd Mcyors.
PLAYH PIANO FOR H7 HOURS. .
Musician Full KxliniiHtcil After
Itivnklng All Rocoitlx.
DETHLEHEM, Pn., Oct. 17. KT
plnylng 27 hours, id minutes nnd IT
beconds, Hurry A. Dennett broku titer
world'n record for "long dfntuuc
work on tho plnno.
During all that tlmo Donuutt dJ&
not romovo either hand from lie-.
Tho previous record wns hold lrjr
Chnrlos Wright of Ilnttlo Crook, Mfisfc.
Dennett exceeded It by 1 mlnuta ub&
3 seconds nnd thou foil exhausted.
IS SENT HERE
Findings of Engineer Richard-
son Expected to Reaclu
Engineer Rlchnrdson's spoclnl re
port on tho Coos Day wntorworkK aft
untlon Is expected to runcli Iiara
Thursday on tho Dreakwator. Mayur
Straw this morning recolved n tofi
grum from tho firm of Standard ?
Rlchurdson saying It hud boon utiip
ped by express from Sonttlo, Octolicr
12, and was consigned to Counnlloiau
Edgar McDanlol of North Dend, sec
retary of tho Joint committee of the
North Ilond and Mnrshllold city couu--ells
having the matter In chargs.
Tho tologrnm was lu answer to an
Inquiry Cluiido Nnsburg nnd C. It
Peek, who nro roprosontlng tlm aj
plIcnntB for a fifty-year water frau
chleo horo made. Thoy nro anxious'
to nscortaln what tho report contula
so thnt thoy will bo nblo to advise
Messrs. Nolan nnd Jackson ralutlvor
to tho prospects for them hoitf.
' It Is expected thnt the MnrBlifleliE"
city council tonight will nrrnngtf (or
a special meeting to consider tho re
port soon nftor It renchos horo.
LONH AUTO TRIP..
Ralph I bilker nnd Wlfo lCn Route
Here lu Machine.
EUGENE, Oro., Oct. 17. Mr.-.
j nml Mrs. Ralph Darker pimatvif
I through Eugono Saturday oiv Wcltr
, way to Coos Day, whoro thoy" rtsAtic
!Thoy had gone bnck to Exotor, ?vaw
Hnmpshlre, nnd on tho 10th of AB
list loft thoro by n Reo nuto' truck,
1500 pounds capacity, for a trip
ncross tho continent. They roucfted
Omaha by Labor day, Soptombnr 4,
and hnvo been on tho way to Eugems
over slnco. Thoy enmo across- Ojij
, trnl Oregon nnd crossod tho maun"
I tains via the Santlnm route, and" iha
only plnco they got stuck wus la tne
sand in tho Snntlnm pass, Thoy scro
a llttlo fearful thoy would not e&t. '
through to Coos DayhUt loft one flm
last leg of their Journey about rwiw
Saturday. They go to Roselmr&trudZ
over tho stage road.
Llbby COAL Tho kind YOU have
ALWAYS USED. PHONE 72 Pacific
Livery & Transfer Co.
Read tho Tlmea Want Ads.
THE QUIET OHSERVEK SAY'S; K
"Men, babies, cats, dogs, home,
cows and pigs look hotter fat than
thin, but women don't."