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About Coquille City herald. (Coquille City, Or.) 188?-1904 | View Entire Issue (June 30, 1903)
ÄcquiUf City ferali
PUBLISHED EVER Y TUESDAY
0. F. Dean. Editor and Proprietor
County Official Paper.
Devoted to the material and social up-
out kling of the Coquille Valley particularly
and of Coos County generali
Subscription, per year, in advanoe, $1.50
C hbmtian C hubch . — Pleaching every
Sunday at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m . Sunday
school; at 10 a. m . Christian Endeavor at
6:30 p. m.
Prayer meeting every Wednes
day evening at tl30. All cordially invited.
Episcopal Church.—Episcopal services
will be held at St. James ohnrch, Coquille
City the third Sunday in eaoh mouth.
Sunday school a t 10 a. m . eaoh Sunday.
W in. Horsefall, Pastor.
M . E. Church, South: Preaching eaoh
l l a a. . m.
and every Sundays
at t 11
m, and 7:30 d .
every Sunday at 10
o1 'olook. Senior Epworth League at 6:30, d .
m Junior Leagae at 3:30,p .m . Prayermeet
ing Thursday evening at 7:30.
U . C. Alien, pastor.
M ethodist E piscopal O huboh .—Services
every Snnday at 11 a. ra. and 7:30 p. m.
Sunday School at 10 o'clock a, m. Junior
League 3:30 p. m.
Prayer meeting Thurs
day evening at 7:30 p. m. A special invita
tion is extehded to the public to attend all
W . H. M ybrp , Pastor.
P kksbttkbian C hubch .—Preaching eer-
vioes 2nd and 4th SandAys, morning and
evening, Sunday School every Sunday at
10 a. m. Christian Endeavor services every
Sunday at 6:30 p. m ., Miss Winnie Hall,
Laoies* Aid and Missionary
Society meets every two weeks on Thnrs-
davs at 2 p . m. A cordial welcome is ex
tended to the public to attend all our ser-
A dolph H abeblt , Pastor
The W . C. T . U. meets every 1st and 3rd
Friday at 2 p. m. at the Christian church.
C hubch op R edhbmbd I rbabl .* Services
every 1st and 3rd Sunday in eaoh month by
Elder J. H. James.
L O C A L ITEM S.
H erald office phone No. 105 .
Just step in to Drane & B ay’s
and inspect their elegant stock of
Attention, farmers? Take your
bacon and lard to Drane & Bay and
get the cash.
Ladies yon just ought to try
those Shreaded wheat biscuits at
Drane & B a y’s.
W. F. Kennedy, of this place,
went to hie mining claim on Cow
ceek last week.
B. W. Airy who resided in this
oity the past year, has located with
his family at Borebnrg.
F. W. Wright, of Norway, was
In town Friday.
Mr. Wright is
hunting help to do the work on his
Mrs. Ben Figg, of this city, start
ed on Friday for The Dalles, where
she goes to see her daughter, Mrs.
B. C. Bobinson, who is very low,
with littlo hopes of rocovery.
Mr. Jonathan Quick’s family,
of this place, came within one of
having a reunion here on Thursday,
Mrs. A. O. Wheeler, ot North Ya-
kama, Washington, being the only
Mrs. A. Q. Aiken, the popular
Milliner of Marshfield, went to
Bandon on a business trip lost
Wednesday. The H e r a l d family
was remembered and enjoyed a
pleasant call from Mrs. Aiken
while in town.
Milt Lee, who has lived at Ban-
don for the past two or three years,
moved with his family to his old
home at Myrtle Point last week.
The H e r a l d had a pleasant busi
ness call from Mr. Lee as he pass
ed through our city.
WANTED 5 YOUNG MEN from
Coos county at once to prepare for
positions in the Government ser
vice— Railway Mail Clerks, Letter
Carriers, Custom House and De
partmental Clerks, etc. Apply to
inter-State Corres. Inst, Cedar
It yonr cows switch their tails
while you are milking them, get
two of Walter
switohors far 25 conts, one for the
cow you aro milkieg and one for
the oow behind yon, and your eyes
will be safe. Adress W. E. Colvin,
Coquille City, Oregon.
L. Harrison, of Myrtle Point,
was in town last week with his
engine reoently purchased from
Fred Muetzel A Sont having Uncle
Jack Wilson, onr boss mechanic
overhaul and pnt it in repair. Mr.
Harrison will start a sawmill on
theuper river as soon as the machni-
can be put in position.
L. Harrison, the Myrtle Point
veterinarian, has prepared himself
for overcoming the diffiiculty met
with on dairy ranches in thelway|of
cows which are hard to milk. He
is (ally equipped to lance and pnt
in tube«, thus making the hardest
cow to milk perfectly easy.
J. Cl- Fish A Sons, of this city,
the furniture manufactures, are do
ing the turned work for the new
steamer being budt at Randolph
for Capts Banter and Willard.
Among other things is the pilot
wheel ou w h ic h they are doing
s o m e nice work, and a portion of
the s|K>knri of which art made from
a piece of oak that was cut at Arago
32 years ago and sent to the bay to
one of the marshal’s duties without building in the business part ofI
G EN ERAL DIRECTORY.
— S H IP Y O U K = =
extra pay to him, aud he has at town, and as a domestic supply
To the City Council of Coquille. tended to duty exceedingly well, as system allowing 60 gallons per
John Hay...........................Secretary o f State
Coos county, Oregon:
is shown by the foregoing figures, i capita per day; which has recently Leslie M. Shaw.........Secretary o f Treasury
The charter enacted by our and this one item alone you have been stated to be the highest daily ; Elihu R oot......................... Secretary of War
state legislature at its 1901 session saved the town during the year rate of consumption of any city E. A. H itchcock........ Secretary o f Interior
Wm. H. M oody................ Secretary of Navy
fle e c e .
for the government of our little $195.20.
in the United States; it will be Jas, F. W ilson___Secretary of A’z ricultuie
town contains a provision in the
nickel Silver Caee
A number of improvements have' sufficient for a town of 3000 people P. O. Knox........................ Attorney General
following words: speaking of the been made during the year, notably or should the average dai’y cen-1 H. C. Payne...................Postmaster General
Melville W. Fuller.................. Chief Justice
duty of the mayor It says:
For sale by
the improvements of the extension sumption not prove greater than it \
OBBOON STATE OFF 1C 8 R 8 .
"H e shall at least once in each of First street which cost $1314, is at the present time in our town John H. Mitchell )
n s Semitor
f ................. U. S. Senator
year communicate to the Council and which you did at the expense the proposed system would quench ;
oo roquoet. «bowing
Thos. H. Tongue, deoeaHed___Con 1st Dist ,
the condition, financially and other-1 of the adjacent property owners, j the thirst and keep clean a city of M. A. M oody............ Congressman 2nd Dist
Geo. E. Chamberlain....................Governor
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wise, of the city, and recommend j who have all cheerfully paid the j 12,000 people.
F. I. Dunbar..................... Secretary of Stato
such measures for the peace, health tax imposed and feel that they are | The section quoted in the begin Chaa. T. M oors....................................... Stato Treasurer
and prosperity thereof as he shall well paid in the enhancement ning of this communication pro J. H. Ackerman....... Supfc. Pub. Instruction
J. E.. Whitney......................... State Printer
in value of their adjoining prop vides that the mayor in his annual A. M. Crawford................Attorney General j
We presume this provision was erty.
communication shall recommend It. S. Bean.
orginally drafted for some city
The main and important ques such measures for the [>eace, health C. E. Wolvorton, )
M IN N E A P O L IS
whose business interests were of tion which you have had to con and prosperity of the town as he M. L. Cham berlain............................
New York, Cbkafo,
........ Clerk Board School Land Com. '■
S H E E P S K IN
IM P O R T E R S
much greater magnitude than that sider up to this time has been and shall deem erpendient- A sewer
C, B. Bellinger.................. U. H. Dist. Judge
of towns the size of ours; that it still is the construction of a water system will be needed, hut consider W. F. Mathews........................U. 8. Marshal j
has been copied from town to town works system for the town.
The ing the expense to be incurred by D. M. Dunne................... Collector Int. Psv. | Our 4 th of July committee ha«
and now appears as a part of our preceeding Council had employed construction of the water system, it John H, H all................U. 8. Dist. Attorney ! mailo arrangements with Archil 2 0 0 - 2 1 2 F IR S T AVE. NORTH
SECOND J U D IC IA L D IR T B IC T .
MIN NEA POLIS, MINN
fundamental law. For the purpose an engineer aud upon his report bad cannot be recommended at this J. W. Hamilton.................................... Judge Levy, of Sau Franoisso, to make
a haloou ascension and parachute
of complying with this provision of selected Rink creek as the proper time.
G. M. Brown..............Prosecuting Attorney
leap at this placo on the 4 th. Dont
U . 8 . L A N D C F F IC B .
H I U H f J l U C K
CASH R E V P IlS S
our charter and not presuming I source of supply for this system, and
The freight and passengers traf Henry B ooth..................................... Receiver miss this. It will he the first in
have any information regarding while the selection proved a wise fic of our town is carried on by J. T. Bridges..................................... Register the county.
the financial or other conditions of one and for the best interests of the
COOS COUNTY O F F IC E R S,
means of the river and railroad.
L. Harlocker..... ..................................Judge E. S. DEAN,
our town which you have not, I
D. H. JOHNSON,
K. F. DAVENPORT,
To accommodate that coming by L. H. Hazard.......................................... Clerk
offer the following:
This provision speaks particularly in all particulars satisfactory to yon. the river, it is only necessaiy to Stephen G allier.................................... Sheriff
For instance, when you had the visit the river front any day oi the
of the "financial condition” of the
T . J. T h rift........................................Assessor
town. The financial status of any ground levelled you ascertained week when the steamers are in, to W. H. Bunch............School Superintendent
concern as to its prosperity or 'd- that the engineer had located his see that we have suffisient wharf Wm. Horsfall..................................... Coroner
versity can be known only by com reservoir site 100 feet higher than
(Successors to Johnson, Dean k Co.)
room. I would therefore recommend 8. B Catbcart...................................Surveyor
parison, that to say In a case of
D.* M cIntosh............................Commissioner
the purchase, if the same can be had R. C. Dement.......................... Commissioner
C a p it a l $ 1 0 , 0 0 0 .
this kind, by reference to the past
Principal place of business
years of our financial history, and attempted to follow his plans, it at a reasonable figure, of at least
heretofore no system has been would have been necessary to have 100 feet more of river frontage.
adopted whereby the accounts of run the water 100 feet up hill in
We have no street to the depot,
the town may be readily
re order to have a gravity system, and
road over which all the busi
ferred to it is. (without more time
A general packing business carried on. The best meats
than the writer has to spend in ex while our knoweledge of hydraulics ness must pass between the town
P o u ltr y F a r m ,
the country cau produce always on hand. Highest cash
amining the records of our prede has not proven extensive, we all and the depot we are allowed to use
price jmiil for beef, pork, mutton, chickens, etc.
cessor in office,) impossible to ac seemed to know that under all simply by permission. This road
curately say whether or not there has ordinary circumstances, water would becomes almost impassable during
BOARD OF UlRECTORS:
been any improvement in our finan- not run up hill. Hence, here has
cial condition. Here I desire to say,
D H. JOHNSON,
E. E. DAVENPORT.
at least be a 60 foot street along this Throughbred cockerels from $1 up,
relative to the duty of the city re been cause for delay.
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and eggs $1 per setting.
Further, our citizens (while all line, and it should be graded down
corder, treasurer and marshal our
charter contains the following pro are demanding more water,) were to the level of the form an exten Also Scotch-Collies pups of the very
visions, speaking of the recorder:
divided in their opinion as to which sion of First street of the orginial
finest strain on sale.
“ The recorder shall keep a true of the two systems should be adopt town.
account of all fines, cost and other ed, some arguing an improvement
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
I would, therefore, recommend
Department of tho Interior,
moneys received by him, and he
that the matter of importance of this Land office, Iloseburg, Oregon, May 28.
must pay the samo to the treasurer
monthly and take duplicate receipts ing that this stream contains nearly street he called to the attention of Notice is hereby given that the following
therefor one which he must file as much as Rink creek in the dry Mr. Collier, the owner of the prop named settler nas filed notice o f his inten
tion to make final commutation proof in
with the mayor. He shall keep a season and arguing its cheap
erty over which it should pass, and support o f his claim, and that said proof
seperate docket of all the city cases,
will be made before L. II. Hazard, County
and make a report in writing to the ness, the other claim Rink creek to if it be averse to dedicating the Clerk, at Coquille, Oregon, on July 18, 1903,
Ura F. Snow, Hd. E. No. 11659, for
Common Council at its first meet contain much more water and a same to the town, thatyou. proceed viz:
the E, X N.W. K , Sec, 32, T. 27 8., R 11 W,
ing in each month of his doings much greater pressure obtainable to lay out and establish the same He names the following witnesses to
B saaam ■
his continuous residence upon and
for fire purposes.
under the provision of our charter. prove
cultivation o f said land, viz:
H. E, Wil
Speaking of the marshall the
Again, as our charter was at the
I believe these are the only reco- cox and U. Lee Mast, of McKinley, Arthur
Brown, o f Lee, and L. A. Lawhorn, o f Co
“ He must keep a beginning of yonr term of office
mendations X have to make.
record of all arrests made by him or
J. T. BRIDGES.
In conclusion I have to say that
his deputies showing the time when we could not borrow money for
and the cause of complaint upon a less period than ten years, aud while the board has been criticized
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
which such arrests were made, and if borrowed upon those terras, no by a few ns not acting with suffici
United States Land Office.
must make a complete and a full part ofthe principal conld be paid
Roseburg, Oregon, May 9, 1903.
report thereof in writing to the
until that time. From the time the system, and by a few others for Notice is hereby given that in compliance
Council at its first meeting in each
with the provision« of the act of Congress
new systemis completed there will preparing to spend the town’s of
June 3,1878, entitled “ An act for tho sale
timber lands in the States o f California.
Speaking of treasurer it says: be a splended and increasing income money too lavishly, no better evi- C f regon,
Nevada,and Washington Territory”
“ He shall on the first Wednesday and this you deemed advisable de nee of the general approval of the as extended to all the Public Land States
by act o f August 4,1892,
of each month make out and [ire- to apply as fast as earned toward
the board’s actions by our citizens
CHARLES T. JOHNSON,
sent to the Council a full and com the liquidation of the water debt.
need be adduced than reference to of Templeton, county o f Coos, Stato of
plete statement of the receipts and
Further, under the charter as you the
has this day filed in this office his
overwhelming majority ob Oregon,
disbursements of the preceeding
6worn statement No. 5128 for the purchase
month, and at the close of the year found it, the procedure of condem tained at our last municiple elec o f the Lot 4 Sec. 31 Tp. 26 S. U. 11 W „ and
make a full statement to the Com nation of private property for tion authorizing you to spend if Lots 3 and 4 of Section No. 6. in Township
No. 27 S. Range No. 11 West, and will
public purposes, (and it became
offer proof to show that the land sought
These provisions of our charter evident from the beginning that it necessary an additional $ 5 ooo to is more valuable for its timber or stone
carry out the plans contemplated than for agricultural purposes and to
up to the time of your taking places
establish his claim to said land before
upon the town board have never would have to be done,) was to be in the construcition of the water W. U. Douglas, U. S. Commissioner for
Oregon at Marshfield, Oregon, on Saturday
been complied with, but since June
the 25th day o f July, 1903. He names as
Jesse Smith, A1 Smith and W.
r, I902, the advent of the present sive aud dilatory.
Our charter provides that the witnesses:
Morgan, o f Marshfield, Or., and F. R.
In all these matters you have houid shall meet the first Monday H.
Taylor, of Fairyiew, Oregon.
Council, these three officers have
and all persons claiming adversely
been required to hand in monthly, acted wisely and for the best inter in each month during the year. the Any
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abov"-desoribed lands are requested to
and the the treasurer also annually, ests of the town. You waited till You have more than complied file their claims in this office on or before
said 25th day o f July 1903.
J. T. BRIDGES.
the reports provided for in the the extreme dry season and had with this provision, having held
charter, hence each month you
forty-four meetings during the year
have been fully advised as to the and you found the quality the same These meeting have averaged 2)4
financial status of our town. The and the quantity to be in favor oi hours in length, anil at very few
A fiiio stock rune consisting of
recorder, (marshall and treasurer Rinck creek in the ratio oi 16 to 1, there has been anything but a full
320 acres of hind, which contain
have cheerfully complied with the same as in the Kansas City attendance.
2 , 900,000 feet of tine saw timber, a
your requests in the matter and platform. The ground was levelled
Besides these forty-four meetings part of which is cedar; 75 acres
have handed in each month full and you found that while we have the board has spent four full days cleared, a poition in cnltivation:
and complete reports. These re a pressure of 69 feet under the old in examining water sources, water good bouse and barn.
ports have gone into the hands of system, from Rinck creek a pres toutes, rights of way, survey lines $ 2800 . Address, Martin Miller,
the finance committee and have sure of 21ofeet can and will be had etc., besides much time has been
been carefully examined before
C o Q u l l l e C it y , O r e g o n .
spent in the various committees,
A Grand Opportunity for a Ranch-
You prepared a bill amending the
their approval by you.
preforming Their respective duties
The principal sources of revenue several sections of our charter, per outside of the council room. In
A ranch of 219 acres, one of the
during your term in office, as in mitting the town to borrow money most all measurers there has been best on Hie upper Coquille, at a First Class in euery respect Courteos treatm ent, Transient
and Regular Boarding and Lodging.
proceeding years, have been from either upon bonds or warrants, a unanimity of action. The busi- bargain. One-half down and bal
the saloon licenses, street tax and making the bonds payable at any of the board has been greatly facili ance on long lime.
NO CHINESE LABO R
the H erald office or the Myrtle
water dues. We presume that by time after one year instead ot ten as tated by reference of a good por Point express office.
First Street— East End o f Bridge.
goiug over the minutes of the prev provided in the old charter; also tion of same to standing committee
ious year it could be ascertained precrihing a simple and inexpensive which was appointed at the begin
how much was received from saloon condemnation procedure.
ning of the year, and in all matters
licenses, but there is no record of procedure has been followed with referred to them the committee
the recorder's office showing how ^ good results, and while there has have acted promptly and efficiently,
much money was collected from , been some remonstrance in the be- and in very few inatan '«shave they
Leaves Coquille City for Myrtle |
water dues or street tax prior to I ginning on the part of our Rinck asked for further time in whicli to Point at 7:30 a. m.
! creek neighbors, they have finally
June 1. 1902.
Leaves Myrtle Point for Coquille
City at 1:30 p. m.
The amount collected from saloon i come to the conclusion that the
The officers of the board, the re
licenses during the year ending ^ town’s interest is indirectly their
the marshall and the treas
June 1, 1903, >s $2000; from water
— | Saddle Horses of best quality always on hand. Good Ri in read
dues is $1962; street and road tax ! that the matter of the water supply urer, have, we think, without any
ness for special trips. In fact, a general Stage and Livery business.
60 Y E A R S
1 197.09, and with other items as
Accommodations for Traveling tnen n speciality.
shown by the treasurer’s annual re with reasonable satisfaction, settled filled these places in former years,
as towns improve the same as
port make a total receipts of $'>941.- ! as to all parties interested.
The water system which you individuals, end as may be seen by
11; the disbursements have been,
(as shown by the treasurers report,) have outlined contemplates a six- an examination of the files, indexes
$3409.08, leaving cash on hand at inch conduit ¡pipe from diverting records, reports, etc., filled these
points to reservoir, a cemented offices more efficiently and with
D c b io n s
the end of the year $2533.03.
more system than they have ever
. . . .
C o p y r ig h t s A c .
You have made several impor reservoir holding one-half million been filled in the history of our
A n n ) » » n d ln » ■
nid d«*er1ptU'n m » ,
— a ---------- ------------ — ‘nton free whether an
tant changes in the financial man gallons, and an eight inch main town.
Handbook on Pate nta
io r MCurln«j>*tem«.
Now thanking you for the uni m I’ ,tc rr—
agement of the town which have from reservoir through the businesi
n l, taken tnr-m.h Mnnn à C” . recel.«
For in part of town, where there will be a form courtesy that “ the chair”
stance, under the role adopted by
pounds per square inch, which lg
A handsomely illustrated weekly. *
your predecessors, the recorder was •-Miniated te supply four 1 1-4 inct| fh«; year, I rfspectfully submit the eulatlon o f any «clentlflr tournai
rear ; four month«. IL Soul by al
all part* of town at $
\ . J HjIglWnOpj
paid 10 per cent for collecting the noazL
with sufficient foroo to JorPjjpnilt
Large H'lah- ill linonet'tinti
^hmi,' 10 , i nt* per load
SHEEP P ELTS
‘ W O O L
° 0 % r H I D E S
FU R S =
M c M il l a n
FUR A WOOL GO
Coquille Valley Packing Company
M yrtle Point,
J, R. Stillwell,
J. A. LAMB&CO.
Tin ai)d Agate ware
Doors and Windows,
Lime and Cement,
Paiqts and oils,
Best Goods Lowest Prices
a t e n t s Don't Have Cold Feet
fe tte rs