r- l ff.-YT V MI .mwi W V -W. f. - .? pv v TW r 'v - p- t t? ':ft ." f'f ,' ' t ft 1 ,4 it Vj WEEKLY COAST M T. VOL XXVI, MARSHF1ELD, COOS COUNTY, OREGON March 14. 1903. NO. 11 ltA .. - i ' M' f v" r-' 'Tv"' ' M ATI RIVER STILL RISING Such are Conditions Reported yf.'j , Throughout Mississip pi Valley fit. I.oulr, Mnrch 12 Tho Inhabitants on tlio Kail aide nro alarmed at tlio hitch water nml a general InmiJixtloti la threatened bChoklu crook. On both sides ol tlio stream nro countlosa elevators, factories, railway depots, yard nod email homer, (Jrcat damnKO will bo dono If tlicy nro inundated. Paducab, Ky Mnrch 12 Tlio river li now 10 mllet wido and li itlll rising, (ho water la In tunny buildings. t V ' Now Orleans, March IS Tlio river li rlsln mora rapidly, and now It within tight Inchca of the 18117 mark. The forco of men la iucrtasod on all lovocs. ficrrolnrr Sbavr's Wcrr AaaUtnnt. ItotnTt II, Armstrong, who linn tocn made asulrtunt secretary of the trvo- ury li chargo of cuHtomn mattem, Ih tlio youngest i"i"i who ovor hold that post lie la twonty-nlno years old. " 1'rnH HrriU mill Appcmlloltln. "Many very Intelligent people nro dotcrrcd from hwiiIIuwIuk tho seeds of berries, grnpcH ii ml othor frultH lout tho lodgment of thcHO Hiiuill hltH of Indlgoa tllik'iit'HM miiy Induce that dreadful ac. cldent nppoiiiliettla," Buya tho Dlotetlc Oiuotte. . "Thin fear Ih utterly bascleBS Blneo tho healthy upiiomllx Is protected by a valvular arraiigomont which pro vontH oven tho BnitillCBt floods from en tering It. It l only after lullammnttou Iiiib already destroyed Its iiormal pro tection that any foreign Bubstnuco can gulu iiccchu to It. To feel compelled to eschow nil Boedy berrlcH and frultfl Ih to wirloualy curtail ono'e dlotary, and It Ih entirely unnecessary. In fuct, tho freo (ind con 'ntunt uso of rlpo berries and frulta of nil kludu la one of tho heat preventives 6f thla diuigerouH dlacase." , , , RECIPROCITY TREATIES CONSIDERED By Special Session of Congress Panama Canal Treaty to be Ratified Wellington, Mnrch 12 Tho Cuban reciprocity treaty wna reported favor ably from tho Fcnnto c.unmlttu on For eign ftclntlons today, with nn amend ment providing that Its provlilons bd concurred In by the Houco. Tho adoption of.thli nmcudment is & dlatlnct Democratic victory, nnd la tho flrat frulta of Gorman's lcadcrihip. It inaures, it is bcllovcd, tho ratlflcntlon of tho troaty at tho present ecarion of tho Sonato, although it can not become cf fcctlvo until nltor tho Houao concurs in tho tariff reductions provided in tho troaty. Thla la expected to bo ono of tho flrat acta of tho next congrcM. Tho acceptanco by t tlin Republican majority of tho Democratic contention that concurrence of tho Houao la neces sary boforo tho reciprocity treaty, which changes tariff rates, can beenmo .n law, rvaiB great surprise to tho Hopublicani, wholiavohorotoforo stoutly held that thosonato nlono, with tho l'rosldont constituted tho treaty-making powor Gorman's victory thcreforo is decisive. Tho formal ngreomont for tho time when tho voto on tho Tannmn cannl treaty will bo reached was uiado public today. It provides for 15 tninutos do bat o on each side, on amendments, dur ing Monday nnd Tuesday, nnd tho final voto ou ratification is to bo hnd.Tuceday afternoon. Morgan will bo allowed to mnko a public speech. Tho Bennto today received a favorablo report on Allison's resolution directing tho committco on rules to investigate tho expedience of tho coming debate l'lntt of Connecticut proaonted an nmeudmout providing that throo-flttliB of tho votes In tho h'onnto at any timo could adopt an order of tho tlmo of do bato, nnd tho tlmo nt which to tnko tho voto. Tho amendment, uudor tho rulos, wont ovor one day. Consideration of tho Panama Treaty was resumed behind closed doors today. Tho gonorul bollef is that tho sosaion will ond Friday of next weok. Tho Panama Canal trouty will bo ratified Tuoaduy. Tlio Cuban troaty will como up humcdiatoly. Tholr adoption and an amoudmout Bending it to the Houeo for conourronoo will bo followed by an early adjournment. IIU Titilcrod TIiohkLIh. "Soniotlmes," fmtil tho poot, "I lmvo thoujjhta that stniCKlo for expression." 'And souio of thoso you lmvo Klvon to tho world show tvldenco of tho Btruj,'Ble" ivpliud t,ho critic Chicago. RICH GOLD STRIKE i Reported From Upper Yukon River i , irn One Hundred Dollars a toy Tncoma, March II Great excitoment cxlats In tho upper Yukon over nnothor gold ditcovory, comparablo to tho Klon dike. It is on Duncan Creek. It is said that f 100 daily perman has been taken out of tho richest claims. Tho pay itriak is toven mlltfl long, and bed rock is 25 to ICO feet deep. All has been lecated, Yukon recommends at Ottawa tho cxpenduroot four millions Installing- a water rystcm for all produc ing creeks. CONGRESSMAN TONGUE'S SUCCESSOR - T .1 U-i . Will be Chosen at Eugene 1 1 rn Kwry, Selection Takes Place April 9th ' Portland, March 12 Tho congression al committco mot this morning and do clded to hold tho regular primaries and convention for tho nomination of Tongno's successor. All county convontiona must bo held on or beforo April 4th. Tho district convention will bo hold at Eugono on April Oth. Tho convention will consist of 173 delegates, based on tho last congression al voto. Pound n Difference. Tho Irroprcaslblo Child Mn, la. there any dlffercnco between lovol unil flat? Ills Mother No, dear. Tho I. C. Then why did pa got ft,u pry when Mr. Jones snld ho wna a flat head and then fool good when ho heard that Mr. Smith said ho u-ua lovol head ed? Columbia Jeator. A llcqncnt. "" Mlatrcs8--DIdn,t you hear mo ring bo foro? Mald-I kind of thought I did ma'am, but I wasn't Bure, Mistress Well, next tlmo, plcaso, give mo tho bonollt of tho doubt Flick. ! ino ciuatena or eggs 'that may be found on npplo trco limbs should be picked off during opon wcathor lu wh ter nnd tliua provcat hatclilug, of the T.n.iiWll.'HaKl PROSECUTE MURDEROUS ' MARSHALL "TTT" " United Mine Workers to Push Cases : Against Slayer 9f Coal , Miners Indsn'apolls. Mar 11: Tho United Mino Wbrkcrs organization hasformnlly taken up tho recent killing of two min ers at' Bjfckloy West Virginia, which is docjared to bavo boon morder by Marshal Cunningham, who they claim was employed by tho operators to terro rise tbo strikers nnd intimidate them against striking. Cunningham is also charged with soveral murders before. The Mine Workers will employ a staff of wldoly known attorneys to conduct the. prosecution. iate preaa dispatchos giro tha follow- iBff particulars of the killing referred to. 4 "Acpordlng to the report, thcro was great: feeling against Cunningham and tho men decided not to allow him to ar rost them, and ho was driven away. Mr Evans says that ho eont a telrgram to the men to submit quietly, but that the coal companies, who own all of tho tele graph and telephono lines connecting with the town, refused to deliver it and beforo he could get any message to the men Cunningham and his doputivs, who, he said, woro tho worst chrracters he-'Could collect, went to tho town a eocoud time and killed tho miners in tho bight time in their beds. Mr. Evans says that ho went to the scene of tbo trouble the next morning after 43, mon had been arrtstcd for con spiracy to kill Cunningham, and found there in a houeo occupied by a colored man tho dead bodies of William Dod son, William Clark and Richard Clay ton, all colored. Tho reports continues: "On inquiry wo found that the wife of the colorod man, with four children, together with eight colored mon, woro iu the houeo and that about daytucal nil that woro insido woro awakened by shots fired Into tho houeo from the out side. This shooting took pluco without anythiug boing said to thoso on the Insido and the threo colored mon I have uontionod woro found dead on the floor. Two wpre in tholr night cloths nnd the other one was partly dressed with one shoo on, pkrtly laced, and the other foot bare," ' , " aiRBnetUlDsr a Wltnesn. Brougham, whllo practicing nt the bar, onco tried tho experiment of mag netizing an ndverao witness giving ovl douco nnd succeeded In n remarkable mannor without speaking n word. Seat ing, himself Immediately boforo the witness, he fixed him with Ills oyo till tho poor nun blushed, stammered nnd finally collapsed In nervous confusion, probubly leaving Ids most important e.vldeace bnsahL -. .. ..jj u GREAT FLOOD JURE Water Will be Highest Ever Known All Water Craft are at a Premium Memphis, March 11 Tho river rose six inches in the last 21 hours. At 8 o'clock this morning It was two and one-, half feet abovo tho danger line. A por tion of North Memphis is anw inundat ed, and several street car lines have been abandoned. Steamers aro tying lose to the streets, as halt the wharfs are under water. Refugeos from the low lands are ar riving by every boat. Government engineers officially state that the situation is very serious, and predict that within a week the highest water ever known will be rushing I throug tho leree channels. Natches, March 11 The riror is six teen feet above the dangor line. This morning tho steamer Betsy Ann arrived from tho Bayou Sara district with 50 destitute passengers. The captain re ports that skiffs, bateaus, rafts and oth er craft are at a premium and all local packets are doing relief work. Tho difficulties of the situation are added to'by the refusal of roustabouts to ship unless at oxtromoly high wages. IIHMlIIMMUIZUlinillSBinBaiSIKKllIIini! SHOE : N buying shoes DON'T S4.uu siioe at a storu get pluckod nearly a dTTTgg Satisfactory nhoos for Winter ehoca that pleaso the people shoes in which the fibapo will hold won't "tnuaeh" out. or sac in the shank, or cot Bhahhv.Innklna in a llttlohile. ::::::: i : : Shoos that hold out becauso they're rightly built not a skimp anyr where, inside or out THAT'S tho Walk-Over Shoe. : s Must bo right or couldn't everlastingly wear or a new pair. WALK OVER SHOE Why pay f 5 and $Q Tom, Dick and Harry long Buffering public with ecarcoly a nor in shape for the last ten years. MAGNES & OUTFITTERS & v 'y . t 4. j Vi. ' i in. I DIMP.rD HERMANN HONORED Tendered Receptiomat Eugene ' r i " T May Not be a Candidate for Qongress - . -1 Eugono. Mar 11: A reception ia be ing tendered this afternoon and evening to Hon. Dinger Hermann, late Com mb)6ionor ol the General Laud Oflko. Mr. Hermann says bo has not fully decided to become a candidate for con- eresi, but is only feeling his way. It is going to be bard to servo ono term and get what tho district wants in the way of appropriation, and at the same time secure half the earth for the Portland i fair. Mr, Hermann expects next wepk to go to the counties south ot here tq meet , ' . pd friends. A .f , i "" conid xot ainna le. "I' A. llfoof tlio poot James Gates Per clvul contalnti somq personal Incidents' that show tho clifttacter of tho man. Among them li thla: When ho was made state geologist of Wisconsin, a yqung man wasap; pointed to assist him. Ono day 'the geologist entered the governor's- offlcd In a state of excitement "I cannot stand it Indeed I cannot! I cannot. -work with him any longer!" bodcclurcd, with Bomo agjtntlou, rof erring to his. asslMnnt. ' "Whnffl tho truoble?" f "Ho whistles, and hp throws stones at birds," was tho indlguaut reJoIndcfT Thereafter ho pursued his geological labors uunsslatcd. -3 A TALK get plucked. 1 you, buy a $3.50 or T wuore f u to o enoea aro sola you do every timo. : : : wrong no middlo ground or Vre preach Money-Bock ShooS'-;iood ::;::; I for let-woll-enough-alono ehoes makos that lmvo boon foisted on a change in quality ' ?j end Sw pirtrltM -LU MTSON . FURNISHERS . t i. ... i i k t -. SHSHEBMBBSFB ?y 1Uit . 4 " n-T-irrtw-T"-. -"" Minrjjnj V --ton wifcTM" ' M":'U&&aL'8to htWiV:iVMl?wiMtwS8iSVii hiia23g.3i4ai.V ! Z AS4 i'oat. .ifwi-9.