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THE COOS BAY TIMES, MARSHFIELD, OREGON. TUESDAY, JULY 15, 1913-EVENING EDITION.
GOV. WESf IS NOW AFTER I. W. I
order, but nctunlly Inciting trouble
nt nil polntH and tlio vicinity for
ti block In north mid west or the
l.l. .!.. .. . ...n. ..n..Mnn1ll f tl rt
Executive and Strike Leader at
Portland Mix and Former
PORTLAND, Or., .luly 1 1. Tho
Oregoiilnn Saturday printed tbu fol
lowing: "PIoubIiIhb bis way through
n mob of 1000 perwjtiB, a block from
the Oregon Packing Company'B plant,
where a strike Is In progrea, (lovor
nor Oswald West planted himself two
feet from n barrel on which Tom
Ilurns, a Socialist orator, wib making
a Bpeech, mid, Interrupting the talk,
.1 ..., , .. II.. ...... I. ... ,lwi I ritiV
hiiouieu io inu uiuitii iiiuv
more disorder took place bo would
tako such nctlon hb would quickly
quiet tho disturbance of the peace.
As a result of tho action of the
Governor a parley was held between
him and the striking girls of the pnek
lug plant, nt which It was agreed tu
:ease till picketing until 10 o'clock
tlio next day, when a conference was
held In tho office of Mayor Albeo In
tho City Hull, at which mi effort was
made to end tho strike.
When the strikers nnd agltatois re
ceived the news that the Governor
was on ii Htrcotcar bound for tho
plant, a well-organized movement to
ward disorder was put under way. If
carried out It would have precipitated
the most serious disorder of tho two
weeks' old strike Hum far.,
Ilrlck Tin owing Advocated.
Ilfl.ils Htrnti'lllir ivnu liilmr nifl'nptlf-
il openly, nnd some of the more bc
llgi'ient of tho I. W. W. uud Social
ists were expressing their Indignation
at the turn things bad taken, when n
speaker Jumped on an Improvised
platform ncrocs from the packing
plant and announced that it was tho
Intention of tbosu who hud authority
to spenk for the striking girls to give
tho Governor full play in his efforts
to secure mi agreement. Tho speaker
urged all true friends of labor to
"grab every person they saw who
had a brick In bis hand or who wiik
clenching Ills fist and turn him over
to the police."
This speech had tlio desired effect,
and within n short time tho mob had
Governor West wns hemmed In by
tho big nnd hostile throng that sur-
roillllliwl Mm fttltl IiIm vnrlml nltnri.n.
Hon with tho Socialist speaker.
Governor Disputes Omlor.
Hums bad proceeded part way
through bis speech and had reached
the point where ho declared that tho
strikers wuro on the verge of victory
mid that tho packing plant would
"You'll close no packing plants In
Oregon wbllu I'm Governor," shouted
tho ulnto's executlvo stepping us
close to the bnnol platform us he
Tlill flflVnrillir nvnliihuiuli tit',,..
..... ....... ...... I, Mlllli lllll
hnvo tho right of peaceable gathering;
you bavo tho right of free speech,
but when you try to close any plant
or anybody's there will lie hell to
pay, mid I won't quit If I havo to
come down heru and run this plant
"I am hero to protect these girls.
I think they should bo better paid
and work under better conditions, but
wo have got to get such an adjust
ment by conrereiico and by action
within tho law."
.. The crowd gatliored thick nniuinl
tho Governor, while the policemen
Htriiggled to got to his side.
"Wo have broken no laws and we
urn not going to break any," yelled
Ilurns frniii the barrol.
"You are dead right you're not go
ing to break nny," answered the Gov
ernor. "This strike Is going to end
nd Ii'h going to end right."
Dour you forgot." said Hums,
that these girls hno a right to strike
and they have a right ti picket. It
took you n long time to get around
bore and show an Interest."
.. "'Imv' llt1"' '"'io "IT and on all
ho tlmo." retorted West. -And now
let mo tell you something. If you
ay another word that Is at all threat-
t lllll LT Or lllllllllllillll.l., ......Ill ..... ...
that barrel In u hurry, and I'll get
on It myseir ami , nomo speech
'I ho mounted police were glvou or-
...",, V i',VI,r ,!,VV"'' nm ''' -c
i or led tho strikers through n nar-
i luiio or humanity to tho head
quarters. There behind olosed doom
they talked inatterB over.
In iiiisuor to a threat made during
JlilH conruronco by a ropretientatU,. of
Hlrlke within the law ir posxlhle bin
"I'lHlde the law ir unalilo ' , "'
otherwise, llm (liiirmir iuiiIIimI
win ""t'0"Vll,l,"u"Jlh """'d you
will ho nurlod out on hiittor ir
II OIUl'K 111 HUllll imu ''" '
linnlrlntr llllllll WHH limctlCIlll V
state or anarchy.
I'nder cover or tho vocirerous
shouting or I. W. W. songs by n
crowd around the strike neailquur
tors, a rranio houso directly opposite
the cannery, two good-slz.ed dlstur
hnncen got under way and the police
,..n.l..l Itt n,i,t tii.,atiw1 t.MIHl tfnlllnt
1,11111.11 III tftllt , 1 OH.,1 .4...1I. IkVK.V..
and Andy Kohler and bundled them
Into an auto amid Jeers and curses.
Kohler Is tho cook mid the woman
Is his wire. They were taken to
hiMilnti!ii'tfiu nml ri'lciHi'il nil flmlr
Shortly after, while tile crowd
was trying to best the police In tho
effort to get at a small detachment
of girl employes who hnd Just left
tho building, George Stoveus, night
watchman at the Oregon Packing
plant, lost his temper mid kicked
hvu llnle. a girl Btrlkor living at
.Si Pettygrove street. Elevens was
promptly nabbed nnd taken to the
linllf.ii utntlim wliitt'u In. tt'nu i -
,.w-.t.V l.l ...,U,J u ITIID . J-
leased on bull to appear before Mu
nicipal Judge Stevenson. The ball
Governor West promised that the
Statu Health and Food authorities
would see that nny Insanitary condi
tions that might prevail nt tho
packing plant would bo remedied
Illlfl ho snlil he U'nu Miir.i tint nmti.
ngciiiout would bo glad to co-oporato
"If all slmmcrB down to n ques
tion of wages," said Govurnor West,
"and my advice Is this:
"Keep away fiom tho plant. Do
not resume picketing. Walt ror tho
rurther action or tho Industrial Wol-
fliro CommlHslon wlllel, uluinlil I,.,
taken by next .Monday. Personally
I want you strikers to win, but
there must lm mi ,iiimi.,i.i v....
llrlVO IIWIIV those Who ivni'ilil lm.
friend you when you create Btrire.
I will seo tho cannery people myseir
mid try to Induce them to grant
mo KiriH u wago or i.r a dny."
At this point tho labor people
broke Into protests,
'"lhero is no use In waiting ror
the Commission." they shouted, "tho
berry seiison Is passing and soon
there wll bo no work."
n.vli uli, ,uko cl""K0 of t,mt lniit
n. ' ,f "L,(;5-,H,"'r-. to get rulr
Mill, roollrwl tliii n, ,...-.... .
...mi . ,-- " """iiiiiiii nun i
will tako charge or this strike, two.
ii I deem It necessary.
..n'1. w'!"i you ,0 k""w wro you
all head In nml whore I head In.
If I doom It necessary to stop the
Plcketlngf shall do so."
"Plcketlnir lu li,..,.i i.. n ..
o0,i BOi nlH,V0 ,l'" !" nskwi
,ar"v"W,nM,0,'i' ,,('1otl,1 lf
nr, said the Governor. "I will
take the responsibility on mysuir "
ir..r mi- ! ".l,,"H' ConporoiiollB, Cal
ifornia, would not mnko this sta V
nient won. ii I.... mi,. ..",. . J" H"lt.'.:
L'.il'l bardly . onZ'C'n,,.
wiiun sittiiiK ,imvii could hardly arls
M'7l!ru .f VJ,,,n '" my "" I
iimu .ri,i' ,,"",0H of I-'oler Kidney
'Ills mm they ontlroly cured mo mid
'BK llllll. Owl l'r.u(.rl,.ll in...'
TUOUII.i; ix PORTLAND.
Gowiiim- Worn Participates In
Kllltoillll I 'ill..,. U I.
'I'll Vi "BKII'.
wild 0uiK""1"" Sunday inoriiliiK
"Riot rollowod riot ami innuli vVas
u-'tped upon Insult, alme i ""
girl omplo), r the Ou-ko., Pa l, u
10 "tl slrlko agitators at th,. .,,,..
?.oe!,J,,,;;Jc,n8,t ,:,K'"" '"' St
Ii ii n frnm i UX' '''". follow-
f.,,"'1?., "" i inado
......i..:.""1 ",U1 ,wo iiir
"1'rall Marjorlo Pomerov n ,,,
HPoeclum mVdi Inii.'.T'', Wubt "'
iloinniiilB r .1... ",'.,'0. to the
Hun. i....... .."'". xtrlk
' iut iHlrolni.,
mounted m. ..i ".'.... ."'."""K no
'"ii were mi
' dol.wiy, H . ,, ,, j. I1 n(
.,. Phono 7;i
Walk one block and save one .lni
' L" ; WT of ."on'8ndbnv :
imlrliiir n ti, i8t cla8s s''oo ro
i v. bv tl,u lowtlit Prlcea in ti,
H. ouw ror a s,uar0 deal. ,h
-'" ""IH lroadwny.
homo of tho
CADILLAC and FORD
Auto Supplies for All
Makes of Cars
iiimhU. ot forestall In . ",U'r'N
lucn.bers )flr t"'V '' ""'inselvos
FbU"B Uw "" Hi Keeping
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T CenlriH Av. P,0 il7i5.r I
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C W. VIPRS
1 ""H "' PIioiio Ul)(.
Mrs. Diamond Visits Son in
Roseburcj Jail and Appeals
UOSKIIUUO, Or.. July 14 Down
enst with grief and hardly able to con-
ttol her emotions. Mrs. Diamond,
mother of Hay Ulninond. the youth-
nil uienuaio nniiK rouoer. nrriwu
hero Into last night to upend a day
or two with her son, who Is detained
nt tho county Jnll on n chnrge or
holding up Acting Cashier Smith nnd
robbing the Olendnlo Stnlo Unnk or
something over $2000.
.Mrs. Diamond visited tho county
Jnll nnd the scene ennctod wus drn
mntlc In the oxtretno. The mother,
aged and bent with Borrow, umbrae
od her boil affectionately, whllo
tears coursed down hor wrinkled
cheeks fiirnlBhed nninlstakablo ovl-
.1(tl... Itt 1...H lllll.lltull
Hum V ui 1IUI llllhiiini'.
Tho young man did not know or
his mother's arrival here, nnd when
I. ..,. .1.1 r....... II... Inll lit, Ctttil'lf
lllllllhlli II Will IIIU Jllll J .JMV..II,
Quliie wns not told who wns wnltlng
to seo lilin until they were nt thu door
of the ofrico. The onco "brave bnn
tl It" then oxclnlmed:
A moment later he wiib In Ills
mother's omhrncp. Sbo Is n broken
hearted Httlo woman who Is sitffcr-
Ing keenly tho disgrace or hor boii'b
downfall. In her presence tlio ono
time "bad man with n gun" nlso
broke down nnd "cried llko n baby."
1 ho couple spent mi hour together
talking over matters,
Speaking of tho meeting, on his
Wily DMI'lt IU IIIO lllll, WIIIIIIIJIMI hiiiii;
"That's worse than anything I've got
.Mrs. Dlnmoiid, who Is separated
rioin her liiislinud, with tho unriilllug
motherly Instinct, now blames herself
ror thu parting and thinks Hay would
iioi nnvo "l'diie lino ir hiio inn hiiiv-
ed with him. Now, not understand
ing the rigors or the law, shu plead
to be allowed to take "her boy"
back to Uurekn with hor. Since ho
voluntarily gave himself up, plead
f-'tillty mid returned all tho stolen
money, sho thought ho might be re
loased nnd go home with her. Tho
law, howover, nllows tho court little
discretion In such mutters, nnd the
penalty is rrom it) years to liro Im
prisonment In tho penitentiary.
I'oiiowing iiig tnlk with her son,
Mrs. Diamond visited District Attor
ney Georgo M. Drown, to whom she
related thu boy's llfo history. "Day
Is not n bad boy," declared .Mrs. Dln
moiid between sobs. "I know ho did
not menu to rob the hank, Ho must
bo crazy. I know ho would not do
anything llko that. Day realized thu
iiwMl offense he had committed mid
surrendered and turned over the
money. Surely, you will not send
him to tho penitentiary."
Whllo doing everything posslblo to
console the grler-strlcken mother, the
District Attorney was unablo to lend
hor niiv olicoiirnL'nniiHit ! n.t i-
Drown simply Informed her that thu
disposition of bur son's enso wns not
n nintter of discretion, but a duty
Involved upon the court ofricers by
law. Following Mrs. Dlnmond'a visit
Jo the Dlstrlit Attorney's office, Mr.
"This Is one or tho most pltirul
cases I havo ever observed. Hero Is
11 noor mother ilnu'iii.nm ,..ni, ....
and Biirrerlng rrom heart trouble, who
mm miiiu iu iiiisuourg in console mid
assist hor son. Sho does not realize
the BorlousnoBB or tho crlnio. mid
lepentedly asks to bo allowed to
tnko hor son homo with her. Cases
or this noturo nro but a row or thu
trVlIlL' IllcllllUltH ivlllol, l.l , ,...
,i" ;;. ; v. "n ivnu in iiiiihu
the office or Prosecuting Attorney ono
Not rct'Pl Villi! tlmt ilni.rn,. .. ...
coiiriigement which sho desired. Mrs.
Diamond visited Judge j. v. jjnm
llon .who undor the laws nH enacted
py the Legislature, will bo compelled
to senteiuo Hay Diamond to a tern
"i iimiii ipii vi:irn m liri in i, .,,.
penitentiary. Llko tho District Attor
ney , Judgo Hamilton treated tho bro-on-hearted
lady courteously, but as
to hold out any encouragement.
.Mrs. Dlnmond Is nbout -15 yenrs of
"go. but looks much ohlor. lfU rI
Mdences her sorrow, whllo her olco I
a niii'ii wiui emotion.
Has Vm-loil "An iii
ni.ii. ''m. bol"t: nn "rtlst of sonio
"i, Ly' ' l""u,,,,1 l"0 I'iIiub to bo a
Biuiko charmer," mid shows sovernl
mars which ho ilalms nro from ?nt
ren ody r,)r 8uch poison. Comlne
Sliri'fT.. n. klr'i.witi.
wnarkod limt hVouW Ilk t 7a, ?h
. .....v ,uiiiiii inun.
IIOOSTS CODS lfT
William Schneider, of North Deiid
vho arrived hero last night Vert
tills ninrnlii., .... ., ,."h".1.' ,u'1
i. Ho roports great nctliltv
'"nnd the Hay. Wo.k "h"Yf
"nuij. It wH l,0 ., , j , . ,
Llllll Wnrb , .11 . '"Ke "' ,0,t
.'. l:,m!"1' .wlilcl. will bo 20 font
"I linn ion fL.tt wll0 T, ----
net has boon let to , con muiy of"
rlaconia.--Hosol,r, HoMmv ' y f
iniiin ".s0 n '0l,h medicine vdZ
' "mm I -i.
Gray Auto Service
It's Just Plain, Good Sense That Makes You C,
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FOR YOUR FURNITII
because you feel that here bargains arc things wo do not care to argue alt
li-niii 4l.ol uilmn n plnlnmnnl io niflfln ll RnitlH Rl Hnt'UnV Pnninnnn il
miuw men vmi;ii ci oici ionium io Mimiu " ...y ... ,u, uiiiMliuy, mere b
for doubt, Time lias brought this conviction in our favor, The effective--
ijusiness aepenus io kiucu ox ion i upun mu iimiuy ui uuud uiioioci, Thedift
tween producer and buyer must be made short through the man who selfsf
Then if you need furniture or housoftirnishings of any kind for yon
goes without question that you can save money by taking advantage off
Goinci & Harvey find stimulus in their real endeavor to sell you gooi
al Inu nrinnc Thn host hnsinnss is nlwnvs nrnnnrinrl hu nnrnfnl nU.t..
W1 '"" i""""" . ..w . -w .w , , j .wiui fjimjiiinn
endeavor to anticipate the needs of the customer and arrange prices togs
neeus ai icasi cxponso.
This is a large furniture store is fact, there are none larger in Sooti
gon. For eight years the house of Gointj St Harvey has been a Coos Cor
lion, growing with the city, exerting a marked influence in merchandise
linrnmlntr mnrn firmli ncfnhliclwfl In tlio nm(rlmni nf llin nnm,ln . n.
uuuu 'b '"" i vuiMwnunwM in uiw Wii.iv.w,,v. v, mu jmjim ua me
You know what furniture you want for your
You know how much you can afford to po
YOU KNOW THAT WE CAN SUPPLY YOUR NEEDS, AND REMEH
"Wa Sell H For Less."
GOING & HARVEY
COMPLETE HOUSE FURNISHERS
NORTH FRONT STREET, MARSHFIELD
FLANAGAN & BENNETT BANK
OIiDKST HANK IX COOS COUNTY'.
Capital, Surplus and Undivided
Interest paid on Tlmo Deposit.
I. Ilennell, President.
. 11. rinniiKiin, Vlci'-Pie.slik'iil.
It. V. WIIIIiiiiin, Cashier.
Citii. !'. Wini'lifNtcr, Asslstiint Cashier.
"1ST" IIKN yon nrlnK monoy to tho countor or this hank nnd ro
VV colro In oxchango a "cliecklne account" pa"a hook, Jo,, nro
doing mora than piaclne your funda In ar0 koonlni:
f.v.uiv.a? rii jj," cr tr'::0 :""y "iw
havo soon him. "i mm-s uwaj. oii may novor
If "SV "Vttt!o?o,SC,a,,lnen'vV.atVO,;; )'" '""' Carry U to ""
Ko izn Sos", A? y1 s?S -r K1" s? & -?:
receipt on the hack '' lt wl" carr' a "Iron-clad"
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