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Vol. No. xxxix
Ah TIiq Const Mall
MARSHFIELD, OREGON, FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 1916 EVENING EDITION
Consolidation of Times, Const Mall n pin
anil Coos Hay Ail vert Iser. ""' ,sj
I . HAKUiNU L Li. IMS ill- iViLLA I C
IS CHAIRMAN CQDS10N DIES
Elected to Temporary Chair In
Republican National Con
vention by Committee.
Members Refuse to Discuss the
uestion of Presidential Pos-
HILLIS IS NOT SURPRISED
That Is Wtmt Heart or Committee
Sajs Wlifii InqtirVy ' Mntlo Re
gardhig Recent Aitnnuiiro
i incut ly Roosevelt.
D; Allodia! rrcm to Cooa liar Tlmea.l ,
CHICAGO, April 7. Sonutor War
ren 0. Ilnrilhig was selected tcm
porary clmlrninn of tlio Republican
nitlonal convoiitlon by u unanlniouH
tolo of tlio Hiib-fominlttco on nr-raiiRcm-nts
of tlio Ropubilrun na
tional committee today on tlio rirHt
Other convention officers chosen
wo: Lnrnyctto II. (Reason, Now
York, Borrctnry; William I'". Stono,
IUltlmoro, sergeant nt tirmn; Georgo
L. Hart, of Uounoltc, Vn official
Refuse to Discuss. t
Without exception, tlio coinnilltoo
men d"cllnod to discuss proHlilontlal
possibilities. Regarding RoobovoU's
rcccn' nnnoiincomcnt concumlni; thu
Republican initlonnl convention,
Chalrmnn Milieu xuhl II wau "no nur
prlte." Old Timers ReHinied.
MemliorH of tlio ronunltteo dc
tlireil Hint many of tlio old IcadorH
of tlio jiarty had noun cIiohoii us
iHcgntes to the convention and oth
ers returned to tholr plnros on tlio
national comiiilttco, Indicating the
united party va pioparlug for a
Illllls said the fncl that n mu
Jotlty of tlio Btntim were selecting
unlnstructed dologntos bour.i out tho
propliccy that tlio committee will
meet with mi open iiilnil and ho pro
pared to name the beat man for tho
MIW MIXNIi: IKKJCK OK I'UVAIr
M'l' Al'TO VKTIM
Tlirt-e .Mm,m.s CollW nt l'nt,
Wnslilnittmi .;K ivikoiih Avo
Injured its Hcult
IDf Auorl.iH rr.M to Coo. Dai Tlmw.t
8BATTI.B, Wash., April 7.Mrs
Mlnnlo Iloguo, of Puynllup, tllotl In
" liospltiil at Kent from Injuries
received a collision of thrao au
tomobiles near Kont yesterday. Klgiit
otl'cr persons wero Injuron.
AIIOIT ()Xi: Hi'.VDijK,, K, ltUW
More of Tll0N0 w, JlleI (,oun
bw lla.u Heen Accotuiteil for
tl7 Aw ,l r,, t0 Coot ,r TmM,j
mtSIUNQ'S CAMP AT SAN
an, wV,M0 "ANCII (Aeroplane
"1 Motor Courier to Columbus,)
ih ?A B0l1 B0,Z0'1 1'ortlon of
"andlts with whom Villa raided
ohimbus havo already been ne
sted for. About 100 wero killed
r capture,!. , B(ldHol nl)0Ut 350
mera Woro scattered over tho
aountains by the fight at Guerrero.
Jlore cavalry, Infantry nnd Biip-
J "e o the way along tho 350
2 1 llno over which tho army has
J'rogressed to date.
Ol'H.V RIDS TOMORROW
,v ,'a"y ,0Cf,l eontractors aro Kreat
JMnterested In the openlnu or bids
nert lomorrow "t Coquillo in con
"011 win, tUo ,,r0i,0S8d ro;ad wor.
m Marseld and the county
m. .Inasm"ch s tho work will
mo"nt to close to J40.000, l0 Jui,
one of mud, jnij.ortanco.
DIES OF INJURIES
L. o. MKKKS
WKLh KNOWN COOSTON MAN
PASSKS AWAY TODAY.
Death Comes Shortly After Thrco
O'clock This Afternoon Not
SurprNo to Friends.
L. 0. Mceks, well known member
of tho Unstable city council, died
Hhortly after II o'clock this afternoon
at hht homo In tho Cooston district of
that city. Tho announcement will not
ho a siirprlBo to IiIh frlomlH as It lias
been known lately that Mr. Mcolia
condition was regarded as critical.
Tho ciutHo of death wnj lung
troublo. Recently ho had an attack
of pnciinloula. lie got soma hotter
and wan about, hut was taken down
again about a wok ago and has since
been sinking rapidly.
Came Krom Spokane.
Mr. Mceks was about 15 yours of
age. Ho camo hero from Spokane,
Wusli., four years ago nnd resided
on tho east sldo of tho bay whero
ho engngod In ical estate and liuur-j
nnco business. Ho was representa
tive of tho Coos liny and Kiigono
Land company. Mr. MeekB was
serving his second term as n mem
ber of tin Kustsldo city council nnd
was ono of tlio men activo in consol
idating Cooston with Uastsldo when ft,,,8 engaged r.O Vllllstiin at Clou
tho larger municipality was formed. f'KtillltiH, killing 10 and capturing II.
nutl was ono of tlio first two conn- Tho prisoners said Villa lort tlioro
cllmcn from tlio Cooston council on anrlv In tlio morning with 200 men.
tlio now council. I leaving 50 ns a rear gunrd.
Public Spirited : lluI No Money
Mr. Mooks has dono much for tlio'
public good nnd always hitl inucli Wry arrived tit Ciifllhulrnclile to imp
faith In Coos Day. Ilo was an ngreo-f()it of Colonel Hrown, who reported
'ublo man who had many warm
friends nnd nil extensive ncquulnt
uuco nnd his dentil will bo greatly
IIu Is survived by a
Thu funeral aunoiiiu'umcut will ho
mudo later. j
WILL CLOSE DEAL
KINNKV propkhty soon to hi:
(Special to tlio Times.)
SAN FRANCISCO, Apili 7. It Is
jtutcd hero that tlio deal for tlio
purchase of tlio largo holdings of l.
I). Klnuoy on Coos Hay lias been
practically closed. Tlio purcbiiKors
nro John 11. Rogers and Dr. Don
iilson Cook. Mr. Rogers will Iciivo
In a fow tlays for Coos Hay to clone
up tho doal finally. Tho price paid
for tho property lias not huon given
out but It nmouiits to Boveral bun
dled thousand dolnlrs.
Will Clear Title.
Tho plnn of tho now owijera Is
to nt onco clear up tlio tltla of tho
property untl then put It on the
market. Tho ntonoy for oporatlon
has boon rnlscd and is toady to bo
Ono or tlio Ilvost real ostato moil
of San Kranclsco will bo sont to
Coos Hay to take- charge of tlio salo
"of tho proporty.
May llavo Tttdley Line.
It Is poeslbio that an oleotr c t0l",clllUuftIU!l wth tho ostonslblo pur-
loy lino will bo built to connect
.MatSllIlCKl mill iuiiu nun.., . ,.-..
sibly n boulovard connecting tlio two
cities will bo built.
Tho now owimi-3 havo beon Inter
ested oxtonsivoly In real estate op
orations In California.
Suit against tho Smith Powors
Logging company for $13,000 has
Ibcon Instituted by Julius nracKo,
former log loader at Powers, through
his nttornoys C, I. Rolgarn ami u.
A. Llljoqvlst. Tho caso was nieii
yostorday at Coquillo.
In the declaration, ItracKo, woo i
n man of about 3.r years of ago, al
leges that on September 21, 1915, ho
was aiding in loading logs onto 1110
loKKlnir trnln at Powors when an
foverhead cable broko lotting fly a
large blook that struck him In tno
loft arm, breaking It In threo places
and at tho samo thuo fracturing his
Draoka doclares that ho Is Incapa
citated for all tlbo because of tho in-
tfury to his arm, which ho -j -
It Is believed that the action will
bo carried Into tho federal court
by the defendants.
UP 10 MIL 4
On That Date He Was at Cicn-
tjuillas, Ten Miles South
Carranza Soldiers Fight Fifty
Villa Men and Kill Ten
of the Band.
SUPPORT SENTCOL BROWN
Another Column or Cavalry Has
('one to Aid Him Had No Money
and Could Not Telegraph In
IDr Am latnl Prwn to Coo. tlr Tlma.)
SAX ANTONIO, Toxiih, April 7. a
'Villa was at Clonpilllus, io miles
south of Salevo, April I, nccorillng
'to (lenoral Gutlorrtz, the eoninmndor
nt Chlhunliua. Gonornl Doll received'
this Information from Chihuahua
and transmitted It to Cionerul Kuii-
Tlio American cavalry aro pushing
forward along tlio trails to and be
Kill Ten Villa Men
Gutierrez reported that Carranza
Another column of American cav
tlioro April I, according to reports to I
Hrown explained Ills delay In reud-
wld-taring a report uftor tlio ongugomont
a few days ago at AgiuiH Callontcs
!,y saying that his force had ox-
Initiated their money and had nouo
to pay tho expense or a messago on
tho commercial wire.
Report Made to War Department Re
garding Hat tie
Dr A.mIIM PtcM to C ru Tlmn.;'
WASHINGTON, I). (J., April 7.
Another engagoinont liotwoon tho
Carranza troops and Villa bandits
1.. ............1 a ..n .1 mi rMunnf'nIHiiH. Ton
mum iiw iii.i 1 v .v..r y
ImndltH woro killed. This Inform
Hon wiib ro-olvotl at the War Do
II CHECK VILLA
CARRAX.A I'ORCIvS STARTKD
OCT KOIt Till! PIRPOSK
Several Tliousaiul Men Kvlilently
Will Attempt to Cut On" Re
tt cut of llundlt
(II; Aaanrlatwl I'maa to Co.- II. r Tlmw.1
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, April 7.--Roll
roportod that Information from
Mexican Bourcos Indlcatod that somo
thousands of do facto government
. ..... ,,r I mini? moved HOlltll of
f cieck, llK t10 ,etreat of Villa
'ACTION TAIvlIN 0- niM-u-i-i."'.
I MKASrilK TODAY.
Provltle.s Independence Km- People or
(ho Islands After Font-
(ir AwiUla4 l'"a to CoQa liar Tlmaa I
WASHINGTON, D. C. April 7.
Tho paasago of tho Plilllpplno Indo
pondonco bill was recoinmondod to
tho house today by tlio Insular com
inlttoo, Just as It w3 passed by Urn
sonato, including tho atnundmont to
withdraw sovereignity within four
yars and empowering the prosident
to tako stops to Instltuto an Inde
KRKNCH HOAT SUNK
Sailing Ship Destroyed nnd .Mem
bers or trow Rescued.
(Or AaoUtl Treaa to Cooa Day Tlmea.l
LONDON, April 7. Lloyd's an
nounces that tlio Froncli Bailing ves
sol St. Hubert, was torpedoed and
may becomo n derelict. Tlio crow
O C'lIltIS GROSS KAIOO.V
RAIDKR LATK TODAY
The Chris Gross ealocn nt
y North Rend was raided thin
!,J nftomoon. A largo ainonnt
0 of bottlo goods wore seized.
,;i Tho district ntnrnoy was
10 DECISION YET
PRF.KIDKNT AND CARINKT CON-
SIDKR SURMARINK MATTKH.
Arc Waiting Tor Answer From Ger
many Itefoic Any Action In
' gkkmans act on
AMSTERDAM, April 7.
Tlio German Rolchstug today
ndopted the cominlttee's ro3-
olutlon on submarine warfaro
as well ns tlio budgets of tlio
chancellor nnd foreign office.
Mr AMorliitixl t'rraa In O liar Tlmri.1
WASHINGTON', 1). C, April 7.
President Wilson and cabinet con
sidered, tho submarine situation
again today without deciding any
action at this time. It Is understood
tho situation still waits on Ger
many's niuwcr to Inquiries on tlio
recent dostuictlon of tho Sussex nnd
ESGAPES IN THE AIR
DIKIOIHIjK (.'iris AWAY
llrcjiliH Krom M Inus nt Pcusacola.
I'la., nnd Will He Chased by
ItKJ HAI.l.tJON COJIHH
f DOWN llltl All IjICS AWA1
1117 AwmUiM Pn-.t lu C-. Mr Tlmi I
PKN3ACOLA, Flu., April
7.- Tlio big observation bal-
loon, which broko from ltn
moorings nt tlio navy yard
! aviation ntntloii hero todcy
dnscouded tills afternoon at
Argylo, 100 miles northeast. O
ll Amiiifil 1'iru tu Ccm HJ Tlmr..)
PKNSACOliA, Fla., April 7.-Tho
now tllrlglblo nlrshlp recently
brouglit to tho aviation station hero
for experimental use 4,11 coniioclion
with tho norlal and water inanoii
ors by tho navy, broko awny from
Its moorings In tv lilgli wind tills
... t 11 ..u o.wi.i
rtuorniug ami rising ran.u -
illost to view.
Will Start Pursuit.
Preparations tiro bulng inado to
puistio tho escaped tllrlglblo with
aeroplanes as soon ns weather con-,
IP GUflnl I C P
WHHAT CROP OK C. S. NOT AS
RIG THIS YKAIt.
KhtlmnttS Now Are I'rodiiitloti Will
Re I'oitr Huiiif.-ed mill Ninety-
live Million Hnsliels.
(if A.w lalal rnwK lo Cooa lr Tlni. 1
WASHINGTON, I). C, April 7. -A
total production or 105,000,000
bushols or winter wlrut was rorocut
today by tho ilepartmoni or agricui -
basing tlio oitHnato on tno
ondltion or tho crop April 1 nniP
assumption or an uvorago abnn-
.onmont of acreag.i and tlio nvorage
Influonro on crops to tlio harvost.
That comparos with uriri.inn.uou
bushels estimated production In
FIGHT DVER BILL
ly Amo'LIM I'rwa to C"m Ha Tlma.l
WASHINGTON. I). C. April 7.
Following tho rejection lato yiutor
day of tl'i sinondmont to eliminate
the fedornl volunteor army plan from
an army reorganization bill aftor
ono of the most stronuous fights of
tlio prosont congiowi, tho sonato ro
sumod work t.n tho mousiiro toua).
confrontod with tho prospects or
other contests to rgllow ovor eartaln
All mombors aro requested to
meet at tho Unlgo Rooms, Sunday
at 10:30 a. in., to utend tho spoclal
aorvlreH at tho Kpiscopal church.
W. H. Thompson, Californfa
Rancher, Holds Off Offi
cers 40 Hours.
Is Captured When He Makes
Dash In Auto, Leaving
Wife and Son.
THE SIEGE IS CONTINUED
Son Is it College Student ami Is Sent
to Purify I'ni-cntH ami Itcmalus
In the House Willi Ills
tllr Anm HI ..I I'rrM li Con. Il- Time..
I.OS ANGKUOS, Cal., April 7. "W.
II. Tlionipson. a rancher, held prls-
oner with Ills wife In tholr homo
nenr Hurbank forty hours by a posse
nttoinptlng to servo humility war
'rants on tlioni, wus captured today
itter he broko through tlio guards In
Sou Stays With Mother
Karl Thompson, a son and student
nt tlio Itnlvorslty of Southorn Cal
ifornia, was sent to tho houso last
night to pacify his parents. Ho re
mained with them,
Mrs. Thompson and sou still hold
tho fort when tho deputies returned
after capturing tho husband, nnd tho
TO SEIZE VESSEL
KNGIiAND Wllili TAKK OVHIt AN
Owners In San Kranclsco ami Ger
man Connections With
Heat At Alleged.
I Mr AmnclatM I'rna In C'a Ua; Tlmra.l
WASHINGTON, I). 0., April 7.
Tho IJrlllsh government today noti
fied tho state department tliut It has
ordered thu Amurlcan steuiunr Kdim,
.vdzed in tlio Pacific and condemned
on tlio ground of Gorman ownership,
to Hngland, whom tho tlllo or her
San Francisco owners limy bo heard
by tlio prize court.
ELEVEN LIVES LOST
VICTIMS ASIATIC SAILORS ON A
I'"'" w!'"1" ,s s,,,,u 0,,l' r"" "r
Ur AmkIII Vnm to I'oia liar Tliv.l
LONDON, April 7. Klovon mom
lieiM of tin trow of tho Rrltlsli
utoamor H'mlii, r.SKI toim gross, uiil
In the .Mediterranean, woro drowned.
Tho rout wero saved.
VILLA IS GIVION his
Has llcen Held at Havana, Hut There
Was Not Sufriclcnt
lit AaWHlatfcl I'im to Cooa llf Tlmc..
HAVANA. April 7. Colonel lllpo
llto Villa, brother of Franel.ico Villa,
who lias haon hold hero ponding ox
tradit'ou procoedliigB ut tho nqiioHt
of tlio Amorlcun inlnlstor lias boon
roleaHiid. Tlio United States failed
to produce ovldunco warranting ills
GOVKHNOH Ol'' KWA.XG TING'
Action Is Taken to fonrorm to tno
Wishes of tho People of Sec
tion or China.
(llr Aaaoclaie4 Vma to Coa Oaj Tlmea.l
CANTON. April 7. Tlio governor
or tlio provlnco of Kwanjj Tung, in
conformity with tho wlhhos of tho
people, last nlit declared tho indo
pondonco of the provlnco.
ANARCHIST SCI I KM K DISCOV
JCRKD IN CHICAGO
Cjiv ami KnNer at Head of MM of
tlie Intended VictluiH of Inter
nal lomd Plan
tllj AJdoc'UlM rrr tit Coon llif Tlrnr..
CHICAGO, April 7. Kxlstonco of
linn internatitmnl anarchistic plot to
assiiBsinato all tlio rulers of tiiirnpo
wan discovered huro, according to
11 formal stutement iitade by state's
secretary of Cook county. Tlio plot
rovcnlcd an Investigation of tho uc
tivlttes of Jean Crones.
(Vnr Headed 1,1st
Crones is auspoctod of tho polson-
.ing of tlio guests at a banqi'ct In
honor of Archbishop Miindolnln n
few wcoks ugo. Tim state's attornoy
said tlio list of proposed victims was
headed by tho Czar nnd Kmporor
PoNous (o Re CmmI
Poison was to ho used where pos
sible. According to Information
which reached tho nttoruoy tho plot
wan known to anarchists nt various
cities of America as well as Kuopo.
Tho Mundololu bamiuot puicou was
planned by tho snmo group, accord
ing to tho announcement.
DUIET IN HOLLAND
SITUATION thjirij is rkportkd
OfflceiH of tho Mllllury Transporta
tion Starr or State Railroads
(II; Aaanclatnl I'lm Io n Aa, IIuim. ,
U)NDON, April 7. Tlio nltuntlon
or Holland Is tipparontly bocomlu
less toiiBO. Routur's Anistordam cor
rotipouilout nays tho .ludlcatlou fit
chuugo Is that the officers of the
military transportation staff of the
state railways will again ho granted
RHAVKRS TAKK TWO OI"
THRKK RA'ITLKS KROM SKALS
Aiiuev HI Hits mill Ratter Hall About
(ho liot Vernon and los An
' gehts Play Sptlilnder
W L Pet.
Portland U 1 .007
Salt Lnku i I A!7
Los Angeles , . ,'i 1 .(i(!7
Sail Francisco . . 1 ' .33 3
Oakland I 'i .333
Vernon 1 - .333
llr AaaiKlatoc) I'rwu lu Cooa liar TIhim.J
SAN FRANCISCO, April 7.
'There was consldernhlo liaiiging of
the ball about tlio lot yesterday and
'th't Reavers emnrgeil from tho fra
His with a 7 to 3 score ovor tlio
kjoals, taking two out of tho.thMu
oponlug gnmos. Tho visitors an-
noxod a total or 10 lilts
I'lio scorns follow,
It II K
Tlio scoras follow:
Potltlund 7 10 0
San Francisco 3 0 t
Huqturloil; NoyoH, lllsglubotlium
and lhiworth; Fannliib'. Couuli,
Drown, Maohold and SopulVdu.
At Salt Lako:
II II i:
Oakland 5 7
(Salt Lako I $ 3
' Rattorloat: i'rouuli and KillotU
Hall ami Kiiliu.
At Los Angolon:
II II K
pVornon 1 I
d.OH AllKOlUat I ' -
Hattarltw: Douunnlur, K. John-
con, Illtt ami .muzo: y.auoi, aiauu-
ilduo, Scoi;Iiih and Holes.
LAUNCH COOS, for thai tor, Capt. L.
Kntitson, Phono 800;JJ, uftor C
p. in., or 300 during day.
FOR RKNT- Furnished rooms. 1175
So. Sovonth stroot, phono 1 1 l-R.
Times Want Ails tire tho ono me
dium which roaches ALL tho people,
They engage public attention every
tiny Always on the Job,
Village of Haucourt Captured
and First Line Trenches
Are Also Taken.
Germans Are Evidently Prepar
ing For Offensive On Front
RUSSIANS ARE GAINING
Claim to Re Driving Rack tho TttrlM
Mine Crater Positions South of
St. Klol Aro Taken From tho
U; AaaoclalM 1'fona to Cooa tlar Tlmaa. '
LONDON. April 7. Following tip
sharply their enpturo of tho vlllano
or Haucourt In Avocoiirt-Hothln'
Vourt snllont northwest or Verdun,
lio Gorniaus ohlftod tholr attack to
the east, driving ngatnst tho linos
between 'liothlncourt nnd Chattjin-
fcourt, nnd ponotrntlsg tho first lino
trench tlioro. Oil
Paris Claims Gains
In tlio vicinity of Dcndmau'o Hill,
tParls claims Hint tlio Germans
havo been driven by countor attacks
Jrom tlio greater part of tholr rocont-
1y captured positions,
Unfit or tlio Mouse, the French nro
''tmllnulng nibbling taction and re
port a continued progrcsn In tha
'Gorman communicating trcncticn
(iioutliwest of Duunuinont.
Active hi tho l-Mht
Tho Gormnmi glvo signs of Initiat
ing nn offonslvo In tho eastern front
liouth or Dvinsk.
In thu Caiictm canipaicn, mo
JRiicslaiiB nro makhiB conitnuoil pro
gress ulong tho upper Tchortilc In
Turkish Arnionln, drlvlnc mo Turns
Capture Hrltlsli Positions
Tlio enpturo from tho Canadian
troops or initio ernfor positions south
or Ht. Klol, near Ypros, wan an
nounced by llorlln todny.
CAPTl'RK A RIDGK NORTH tiV
Aiiuouiiccmeiit Slnilo ht nn Official
Statemcnl Made by tho Govern-
l, Aa.o.ale4 I'rrM to Coua nar Tlaiw.
RKRLIN, April 7. (W'lrolods to
BnyvllloJCapturo by tho Austrlana
or tlio rldgo north ?ir Monto Cryota
bol wiib uiinoiinrod in an official Au
strian stutuuiont today.
Adeline, Oakland, early to-
Cleone, San Franolsco, .1 a.
Uroakwater, flan Francisco.
8:30 n. m.
Fair Oaks, San Francisco,
J p. in.
Uroakwater, Portland, 2 p.
A. M. Simpson, San Fran-
Cisco, 2 p. in. '
Hardy. San Francisco, to-
t WATERFRONT NEWS
Loaded with 800.000 root ot uui
her fioin tin Smith Mill, tho Fair
Oaks. Capt. Joint Dahl, left down
for Sail Frunclsco ut 2 p. m, today,
Tho Adollno arrived in oarly this
morning from Oakland and will Jail
about ') a. ni. tomorrow,
Wljh a cargo of lumber from tha
Porter Mill, tlio A. M. Simpson ot
away for San Franojaco this after
noon. I'ndor oburter to tlio Fyfo com
pany, or San Franc'sco, the Htaam
schooner Clcono, A. W. Iloadlo com
pany. arrived at North Rond this
morning to load.