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BANDON, OREGON, OCTOBER 20, 1914.
State Engineer Issues 175
Water Permits in the
During the quarter ending Sep
tember HO, 101-1, State Engineer Jno.
II. LcwiH, issued 173 permits "for the
appropriation of water. These per
mits give the cost of proposed works
as approximately $3,000,000 and in
volve the construction of 2.10 miles,
of canal lines, the development of
30,400 horsepower, and the irriga
tion of 13,100 acres of ladn.
The issuance of permits by the
State Engineer's office may be taken
as an index to the general develop
ment throughout the State along ir
rigation and power lines.
The fees collected by this depart
ment during the past quarter exceed
those collected in the same period
last year by 25 per cent and the jnon
ey deposited with the State Treasur
er during the first llirec quarter of
1014, amounting to ?10,173.00, ex
ceeds the appropriation for the ad
ministration expenses of the office
for" an entire year.
The permits issued" in Coos county
are as follows:
C. H. Fry of Bcavcrton, for muni
eioal supply, diverting water from
Glenn and Silver Creeks in Sec. 18,
T. 21 S. It. 10 W.
A. E. Adelsperger of MarshficH,
for domestic use, diverting water
from Mill Creek in Sec. IS, T. 31 S.
R. 11 W.
City of Myrtle Toint, form unici
pnl supply, diverting water from Mul
len springs, located in Sec. 12, T. 29
S. R. 12 W.
Ilandon Water Company of Bandon
for municipal supply, diverting wa
ter from Giger Creo in Sec" !, T. 29
S. R. 14 W.
From the Sentinel:
Sheriff W. W. Gage reutrncd Mon
day from Salem and Portland on the
Geo. W. Elder, but avers that a sea
trip is just as uncomfortable ns it
over was and that ho will swear off
on them for the future. He took Fay
R. Smith nnd Jim Ross, who were re
cently sentenced to indeterminate per
iods in tho penetcntiary,.. to Salem
On the farm of Mr. W. M. Weekloy
near Myrtle Point, was produced one
of the finest fields of corn in the coun
ty, is tho opinoin of Robert Dryden
who is in charge oif tho work of the
Myrtle Point Co-operative Cow Test
ing Association. A photograph shows
tho corn to be equal to that of an eas
tern corn field, not only in height but
in production of grain.
E. N. Harry, who has tho contract
for grading tho road through the can
yon cast of Hrewstcr Valley, was hero
Tuesday, settling with the County
Commissioners for about ton rods of
rock work he had completed at a
pricert f $125 per rod. From this
amount his agreement is to rebate to
the county enough to make tho rest
net him $5 per day.
Mrs. E. E. Johnson was dinner host
ess Tuesday evening at her homo on
Spurgeon. Hill, to tho J. G. W. Club
nnd n few friends. Prett ybnskots of
pink roses, dahlias and groans adorn
ed the tables and walls of tho living
room, and tho dining room was un
usually attractive with yellow bios
rnm and festooning. The place
cards, napkins and favors were all
Huggohtivo of Hallowe'en.
One of our rttlaens who was up at
Myrtle Point las week says tlmt
while there he hoard talk of invoking
(he recall against District Attorns?
I.lljwivist. on aucouiit of his prose
(Ulloi's of doctors uml druggist there
( ooh nmnly uo whaa 10.000 worth
of imnl CMiilpJMwU, aaye a MtfMlwr of
thii romily wmrl. A few year ago
'lie Ud prartiaally nothing of hii
,tw in iU Mm New eke kfte Uiiv
.iili nuclu'Cs HimJ thro stMUH lHir.
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corder Lawrence mercifully suspends
tlic collection of 90 per cent of the
penalty where it in the first offense.
There have been two or three such
cases in his court tills week, but the
.Sentinel is also disposed to bo easy
with such offenders.
CHANDLER HAS FINE
C. II. Chandler lias rented his dem
onstration farm on the county road
east of Bandon to J. Hazelton, who
recently arrived in this section. The
farm consists of 17 acres, part of
which is cloaraUand under cultiva
tion and a considerable portion of
the remainder is partly cleared.
Mr. Hazelton took possession on
October 15th, and will become one
of Coos county's staunch citizens. Ho
will conduct the place Us a fruit and
vegetable farm and will be able to
supply tho people of Bandon with
fresh fruit and vegetables in season.
Mr. Chandler has 35 different var
ieties of fruit and vegetables ofi this
farm and they arc all doing nicely
and ho also has a fine garden and
orchurd under cultivatio non tho Mrs.
Ledgerwood place south of town. He
ways if anybody thinks that Coos
county soil is not productive, he
would like to have them visit either
one of these farms and he will con-
vinco them that we can grow the
finest of everything fight hero. Mr.
Chandler receives $100 a year for his
17 acre ranch, which is about $5.00
an acre, and Mr. Hazlcton will make
good money on this place next year.
He is well pleased with the outlook
in this section.
is Dangerous One
Portland, Ore,. With the absolute
certainty that the "Water Front"
Constitutional Amendment number
328 and .its companion liill number
330 on tho ballot, proposed for adop
tion at tho next election, will deprive
the state of authority to sell any tide
lands or nny submerged lands on the
navigable streams and bays of Oregon
tho State is confronted With tho
prospect thai all industrial develop
ment requiring aceso to the water
will speedily come to an end. This
is the opinion of practically every at
torney who lias made a coref lucxam
ination of tho proposed amendment
Well known lawyers in this and
other cities in the slate have point
ed out that tho proposed amendment
contains a provision that tide lands
may be leased by the State only as
sites on which to build docks. This
means that the State Land Board
will not be pormited to grant any
permit to dike or reclaim over-flow
lands or tide lands, jr any right to
utilize tido lands for booming pur
poses, fishery purposes or as sites for
industries or for any other industrial
In an address recently delvireed in
Portland by ex-Senator F. W. Mulkey'
who with C, S, Jackson of tho Jour
nal proposed tho amendment and the
bill, Mr. Mulkey used this expression:
"Unsold tide lands and foreshoro of
navigablo streams will remain the
proporty of tho Stato. Thoy will bo
analogous to timber lands in the Na
tional Forest Rosorvos. They will be
a heritage for futuro generations."
Those who have made aa study of
the amondmcnt and tho bill give Mr.
Mulkey credit, since ho is one of tho
authors of the measure, with know
ing what thoy mean nnd when he!
says that tho unsold tide lands nnd I
foroshore can only be leased for
dock purposes, it becomes clear that
the vast logging interests, fishing in
torosts and other Industries that ro
qulro acess to tho walor in their op
erations are to ho practically put out
of the game so far as future develop
ment Is coneernod if (hose measures
Another serious objection to both
of these measures, which Is urged
by a moot many people of nil suc
tions of the slnUt, Is the furl that t !
4-hoil fund wlileh new derives eon
HlaVrsbU revenue fom the Mils of
tide lands end tho foresworn uf net
lifsil w !(' uf the state will he uV
puve4 f 4 try large eura uf iiumiv;
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This installment will be shown at the Grand Theater next
Thursday Evening, Oct. 22.
The first release of the great Uni
versal "Troy O' Hearts" serial is in
threo reels. The first reel of this in
stallment is taken up by the prolog
ue, which gives the motive for all the
subsequent exciting, heartrending
and romantic incidents. Seneca
Trine, middle-aged and powerful in
the financial world, had married a
girl much younger than himself.
This girl was forced into tho marriage
through circumstances rather than
through love she felt toward Trine.
In fact she had loved another, Well
ington Law. At the opening of tho
prologue we find Trinc's wife the
mother of twin girls, unhappy i;
thoughts which still haunt her of
her old sweetheart, L i v. L tw, on the
other hand, is married to a cool, cal
culating woman and is the fathcr-of
In the course of time Trino bagins
to suspect the affection that his wife
still feels for Law, and with a bitter
heart, he undertakes a scheme to
ruin his wife's sweetheart. At a
ball ono evening he secures definite
proof of his wife's attitude toward
him and Ins determination to ruin
Law crystallizes into definite action.
A month later his plans of revenge
against the man whom lie believes
lias robbed him of hid wife's love are
carried to completion; Law is ruined.
Desperate and desiring fresh aiv,
Law drives into tho country in his au
tomobile. As fate would have it, he
accidentally runs down Trine; dis
covering tho identity of tho wounded
man he flees. Trine recovers, but is
left a paralytic for life. It is follow
ing this that-Trine plans lo kill Law
and he writes him to this effect. I.av
is already broken down, mentally and
physically, and when he begins to
find here and there n troy of hearts
card he takes tho euiicst way out
by killing himself, aftar sonding hit
boy to Europe.
At tho opening of the play proper,
Law, Jr., is a prospoious young bus
iness man in Loudon. Trino, still in
America, has not forgotten his plan
of revenge; lie awaits the time when
Law, Jr., is the happiest to strike
him down. Rose, ono of .tho twin
daughters, ho sends to Europo for
the purposo of meeting and securing
Law's love. Roso, however, is un
aware of her father's intentions; she
lias high ideals and a tender heart,
while her sister, Judith, is hard anil
NORTH BEN DNEWS
From the Harbor:
Tho body of tho sailor of tho En
core crew who committed suicide by
jumping overboard rocontly was
found floating In tho bay by Nils
AdsniKon. wlio fswls to tho ehaiinol
lights. Tlio body wus turnod over to
tho coraiwr nnd will ho buried In
Mnrshfit'hl, as Uio msn lits no rela
tives hero. Hy wss Norweirutn.'
An extensive improvement has been
sterted at Hitore Acres, the summer
home of Muyor I.. J. Hlmpwtn, on (tie
ween sou 111 of ('...- Buy , (jintmi
lur J. (i limn lefl (!( iirfny wild t
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wrimeaJeHr The luMMUn will
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tftv whule will twi.iuu Midi ih nielli
revengeful, tho prototype of her fa
ther. Law meets Roso at a watering place
and it is a case of love at first right
with both. It is at this point that
Rose Receives the first strange letter
from,. her father, hinting at her love
and assuring her that she will never
marrjfc Law that he will die before
that. : Law, for the firftt time, finds
a trey of hearts and, acquainted witij
the fdud, suspects its meaning. Rose,
fearful for Law's life, departs, tell
ing her sweetheart that she will send
him a rose a token of love if she
ever needs him.
Through his agents Trino
formed of the complete affair.
Throifgh him a rose is sent from
Amcrjra to Law; ho hopes to gel
Law into America where ho can bet
ter kill him. Law receives tho rose
and jenves London, intending to go
by wny of Canada to his swecthqnrt.
Informed of this, Trine sends his
daughter, Judith, into Canada to meet
Law and bring him hack, dead or
Once in Canada Judith surrounds
herself with bribed half breeds and
prepares to carry out her father's
wishot;. She follows Law into the
mountains and captures him. Law
believes he stands before Rose, but
is informed othrewise; ho is loft to
die, tied hand and foot, in a forest
fire. Law manages to break His bonds
and escapes to tho river hank. Far
out in the stream ho observes Judith
deposing, with her gu'de, in a ca
noe. Ho shoots and Kills the guide.
Judith in the boat without an oar,
floats toward tho rapids and wicked
falls below. Law, seeing her danger,
rushes to an overhanging bank and
leaning far down and in a spectacu
lar manner, drags the girl out of the
What with his wounds, law is ex
hausted after this. Judith help." him
to a clearing in the woods, and holds
his head vhi!c he falls into a deep
slcop; and to Judith, tho wicked,
comes the first awakening of love.
For the man who has risked his life
to save hers after oho .ia:i sought his,
she experiences n tenderness foreign
to- anything she had known before.
But she 1 neves tho man sleeping;
and the n, when awakes, finds on
his in east a roso wham lie expected
to find a trey of hearts.
(Continued next Tuesday.)
part of tho house.
Capt. Peter Olson of the gasolino
schooner Rustler, unci who owns the
schooner Roamor, takes considerable
pride in tho fact that when ho recent
ly took tho wool clip from Curry
county to San Francisco, his patrons
wore nblo to securo a very low rate
of liiBimince. This was because Capt.
Olson has novor cnuncd with his boats
ny loss to tho liiHiiruncu rnmpuulue.
idling $f00 worth of culory from
a half aero of Coos liny ground sounds
nreUy big, hut Hist is Just wlwt luis
been Jqni) this yeor hy J. IS. Wt
Krlil mi his place Hi Ftfli t. iioar
MareMeliJ. lis i wised his jibints in
t-uM f rente end set litem (Hit. Tho
'tilery has been of fin ijuelily aieJ
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I wMlrli is afeipawd Ut
TUi wptiw wite huvv Uum (4mmK
tho. city this week are the real thing, j
tliey are part ot a band which are
camping on the old Reynolds mill
properly near town. It is the largest
hand of gypsies that has been in this:
locality for a long time. There nro a
score or more at the camp and so
many children of various ages run
ning around they are as hard to
count as a flock of chickens.
DR. SORENSEN TENDERS
RESIGNATION TO COUNCIL
Dr. L. P. Sorenson has tendered
his resignation as a member of the
city council and the same will prob
ably be considered at the regular
meeting Wednesday night.
Dr. Sorenson staled that he could
not give tho time to the work- with
out neglecting his privato business,
ns he is also a member of hie school
board, and the two offices lake con
siderable more time than ho can af
ford. It is hoped, however, that the
Doctor will reconsider his resigna
tion and remain on the Council, as he
has made a good record and has the
confidence of the people.
MYRTLE POINT NEWS
From the Enterprise:
An offer of bushes from the mag
nificent Fran Karl Druschki lose
hedge at tho University of Oregon
for tho high school grounds of Myr
tle Point, has just been received by
Mr. Moher, the bridge superintend
ent on the Smith-Powers ra'lroad
construction, spent a day in tovn the
forepart of the week. Ho h.'d just
been at Marshfield with a crew of mon
lo get the material for the large
bridge over the South Fork just this
side of tho Wagnor ranch. This is
the lst bridge to be built o ntho sec
tion of logging road now under con
struction, us well as the largest, be
ing of two 150 foot spans. It is ex
pected that this bridge will be com
pleted to bear traffic by the first of
On Saturday morning, October 10.
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. R. C. De
ment, their daughter, Miss Nellie E.,
was united in marriage to Mr. Wm. H.
Geo. Bryant and family left on
Monday morning's stage for Ontario,
California, where Messrs. Bryant and
Wickham will engage in the auto liv
ery business. They shipped their cars
via nteamcr last Saturday. The Myr
tle Point-Coquillo stage line thoy have
turned over to Fred Slagle who will
continuo this business for them.
Georgo says thoy - will probable bo
back here next March or April.
County Judgo Hall, Roadmaster
Hall-Lewis and Commissioner Arm
strong were hero the forepart of tho
week and togethor witli Commissioner
Dement looked after some road mat
ters in the Myrtle Point section.
From tho Leader:
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Walter Tan
ner, a ten-pond hoy, Tuesday, Oct.
Miss Frances Hofsoss, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ilofsess, who has
been attending school at Huinos, Mo.,
tho last few yoars, arrived home
Mr. and Mrs. W. II. Mtaheny nnd
children dopartod Monday for Myr
tle Point to visit Ihcir brother and
J. M. Cowdroy and family of Indo
pondanco, Oregon, after pending a
week in .Langlois departed for Lake
port whoro thoy will spend tho win
tor. Mrs. Frank Kenwocthy who spent
several months visiting with her par
ents in tho East, returned to her home
near Iinglois last week.
Clydo Inman of Upper 'Sixes, who
cut his foot while using an adx, is
Mrs. A. II. Munwnrinjr of this place
departed Tuesday for MarshfleUI
whore she will meet her husband who
has boon In tho hospital at San Fran
cisco tho laat three months.
Who Von AIMlif T7
There are said to be towns in Coos
fount' in which the police olfleers
have such defective eyesight lliat
they are nevui ehl" lo uny in4i-
.teieoik it es'iiiibui bewii) houses,
uu ecy niiM'iv frt" oiioir taoton.
TM uat y "f I'M'" ' f a f
that one of eur aeujity fUtmU WMM
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tin a fctfi.i of MtUa iMmr M
be (uutd in ie stale wmHU fcW
County Agriculturalist Will
Assist Farmers in Seed .
A free selling service for seed po
tatoes nnd seed corn is being organ
ized for Coos cojmty farmers by J. L.
Smith, County Agriculturalist. The
aim is to raise the standard of those
crops in the county by encouraging
more careful grading of th csecd and
by bringing together farmers who
have reputable seed to sell and those
who wish to buy. If farmers who
have seed to sell will send in to Mr.
Smith, at Coquillc. the number of
bushels for sale, name of variety,
stating whether early or late, grown
on. up-lnnd or bottom land, wlieli
plantde and when .harvested, this in
formation will bo placed in suitable
form for send'ng to prospective buy
ers of seed. Likewise, farmers de
siring to buy seed should send in
their names, specifying the amount
and kind of seed needed. This infor
ma'tion will be furnished to buyers
and sellers without charge.
Mr. Smith believes it woudl bo to
tho advantage of sellers to send in n
guaranteed sample of three or for
potatoes or earn of corn with their
information. These samples will be
placed on exhibition in tho officoof
the agriculturalist in order that
prospective buyers, visiting the of
fice, may get an idea of the quality
of the seed each man has for sale.
Mr. Smith will not handle money or
make agreements for contracting
parties; ho will simple act as a go
between in bringing buyers and sell
ers together, thereby aiding in the
distribution of good seed throughout
Farmers are urged to send in the
information requested as soon ns pos
sible so that' their names may ap
pear on the lists to be issued. Grow
ers desiring information tho selec
tion of seed potatoes and seed corn
and a knowledge of the most desir
able types may obtain this informa
tion of Mr. Smith.
Second Homestead Entries.
An Act of Congress, approved on
September 5, 1014, makes an impor
tant change in the law governing se
cond homestead nnd desert land en
tries. Formerly only those whoso origin
al entry was made prior lo February
3, 1911, could make a second entry
and even these were denied tho pri
vilege if any consideration in excoas
of the filing fee was received for re
linquishment or abandonment.
Under the now law any person who
has heretofore made or may herc
aftor make entry under so id laws,
and who through no fault of his own
may have lost, forfeited or abandoned
the same ,or Jwhajimay hereafter lose,
forfeit or nbnndon same, sliall be en
titled to the bencfiti of tli ehomestead
or desert-hind laws as though such
former entry or entries had never
Provided, that such applicant
shall show to tho satisfaction of tho
Secretary of tho Interior Hint the
prior entry or entries were made in
good faith, were lost, forfeited, or
abandoned because of matters be
yond his control, and that he has not
spoculated in ids right nor commit
ted a fraud or attompted fraud in con
nection with such prior enrty or en
trios. Blaiil; applications will be supplied
by Uiis oflico.
J. M. UJTON, Register,
R. It. TURNER, lloroivor,
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