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About Semi-weekly herald. (Coquille, Coos County, Or.) 1904-1905 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 12, 1904)
Entered as second-class matter Jul;
1904, at the poetothce at Coquille,
iron, under act ' of ‘ Congres«
COQUILLE CITY, OREGON, FRIDAY. AUGUST 12, 1904.
REMINISCENCES OF ROGUE RIVER WAR.
written by “ Uncle Sam’ ’ Handsaker lo
was before the magazine rifles of
modern times were invented) he
threw the rest away, so that if the
Indiana got bis body they shoul.i
not get his amunition. When dark
ness set in he emerged from his re
treat and after wandering all night
over the dark, pathless mountains,
the moat rugged and precipitious
that can be imagined, he wandered
into camp as related above.
The Reeding Mania.
NOTES AND COMMENT.
Mrs. Thomas Wallin, of Elkhart,
An old woman who wants her
Ind., a cousin of the later Walter photograph to look like a coy
Walter Culin, M. D.
Q. Gresham, has been for many maiden, ha* forgotten that death ia
(C o n tin u ed .)
months in the habit of reading one as natural as life.
P h ysicia n a n d S ubo son
INDIAN» ATTACK CAMP AT NIGHT.
book a dny.
Aa a result of this
The United States Steel Corpora
C oq uille C i t y , O kk .
I am sure, old comrade, you will
dissipation— sinou exci ssive reading tion reports a business of $20,000,
recollect the time when a part of
Telephone 3 .
ia one of the most pernicious forms 000 for the past three months, or
Next Door to P. (
our compnny with a detail of Bail
of what may Le called the milder $1,000,000 more than was necessary
ey’s company, w r b sent out to ascer
this woman is now in to declare a dividend. This is cer
tain if any of the Indians could be
sane. Assuming, says the Hartford tainly as tangible an evidence of
Stanley & Burns,
found. After hunting for them a
Times, that the books to which general prosperity as any optimist
Attorneys- at- Law.
day or two without finding any sign
Real Estate, Collections.
Mrs. Wallin devoted herself were could wish.
Special ties—Criminal and U. S. Land of them, they returned towards
novels, and that they were of a v
Tbe statement is made that every
camp, and night coming on they
Cases, Notaries Public.
C o q u ills , - - -
O bkuom . made their camp in an open space the question of giving the different erage length, her insanity is not year in Italy 15,000 deaths are caus
ed by the malaria-carrying mosqui
in the woods. Aftei supper was communities of the State the privil
The excessive reading of novels in toes. One would suppose that in
over, it was decided by the boys ege of voting to determine the mat
Geo. Russell, M. D.,
that they should decide in a wrest ter of selling spirituous liquors these days of publio libraries and of such an old and small country all
cheap editions of all kinds of books the swamps and mosquitoe-breed-
P hysician and S uboson .
ling bout which was the best tnan for within their limits, there is no
Office upstairs iu MAKTIN BUILDING strength and agility. Fires were doubt but that there will be a de is a very common abuse of what may ing places would have been reclaim
Calls promptly answered day or night. replenished, and Edward Gage of crease in the number of saloons and be called voracious minds. A great ed by this time.
many minds are weakened and prac
It is understood that the Admini
Night call will be answered from Mrs. Buoy's company, and John L. Gar. a shortened sale of intoxicants.
tically ruined, without being made stration will avoid by all honor
Wickham’s Boarding Honse.
them stout, rugged young men in any sort has become an established entirely daft, by the mania for read able means taking any band in the
Phone, main 136. March
ing stories. This form of what may beef strike. A meat famine is not
the prime of life, and with no habit among men, when it comes to
U P TO DH TE.
thought that within a few moments voting on the matter, it will be be called useless is easily and un so hard to bear as a cool (amine,
for tbere are a plenty of other
the wily foe who was then waiting
in any number may be simply had things to eat in this land which
for an opportunity to kill two of our time, the thought that per
A. J. Sherwood,
for the asking.
flows with milk and honey.
best men, were so near at hand. haps their section will be among
A ttobnky - at -L aw ,
The reading mania begets, as
Up to July 23rd the attendance
But such is the fortune of war. the few ro endorse such a traffic
N otabt P ublic ,
Soon after our comrades had enter will enter their minds, and section as every one knows, in women of at the world's fair in St. Lotiis ag
BAXTER BROS. PROPS.
: : Oregon
ed the ring, each one striving in a al pride will influence their vote the middle class, upon whose fore gregates 5,105, 735. This includes
friendly manner to uphold the What a struggle there will be be thought aud personal endeavor iu many free passes. The daily at
prestage of his company, a rain of tween sectional pride and sectional household duties the comfort of the tendance is now over 80,000, and
family necessarily depends, a thrift last Saturday the highest figure
bullets fired by Indiaus who had in thirst!— Radium.
o q u il l e
lessness that ignores the domestic was reached being 102,000. The
A t roBNBY- at -L aw ,
some manner passed our sentinels, Cloud of Magnetic Dust Strikes
duties, causes children to suffer prospect now is that the attendance
N otaby P u blic ,
laid low the two contestants, and
Ship off Eastern Coast.
from neglect and results in person, will gradually increase.
who died the following day. One
untidiness, the effect of which is event the fair will be a financial
Philadelphia, Aug. 1 .— The Brit
of the balls grazed the cheek of
to render its victim unlovely as a success.
Lieutenant Moore, and another one ish ship Mohican, while making for
P H O N E 116
woman, wife and motner, a scandal
There is still a great deal of land-
entered the shoulder of Jerry Tay the Delaware breakwater, encoun
to her thrifty neighbors and a re hunger in this country. An av
lor of our company, who at the tered a strange phenomenon. A
A bstracter of T it l e s .
proach to her bringing up.
erage of six thousand persons a day
C oq uille C it y , O re
Examples of this form of mania has registered for homestead land
rade. Jerry is yet living, an hon the vessel, magnetizing everything
ored citizen of Lane county and on board. Captain Urquhart says
The writer recalls one of these— a one time a crowd of nearly one
will carry the ball in his shoulder the vessel and crew had a fiery
Hall & Hall.
well known and in other respects a thousand persons looking for tarms
to his grave as a reminder of some costing.
A tt o r n e y s - a t - L a w ,
most estimable woman, whom the was left in Omaha unable to get
of the pioneer days in Oregon,
Dealer in K k a l E s t a t i * o f all kinds.
Special Rates to Families and Hotels
the captain, “they rushed along habit reduced to a nervous slattern train accommodations for the land
g r e a t e x c it e m e n t in ca m p .
In the month of March 1856 , the deck in consternation. I looked while yet in the prime of her years. offices at Bonesteel, Fairfax and
most of the troops marched to the at the needle and it was flying The fond wife of a patient husband, Yankton. The time for registering We make our own soap and know its ingredients. No injurious chemicals used.
bp left for at ana all, dehverwTTn
Big Meadows, on Rogue river, near around like an electric fan. I or the mother of half a dozen or more expired on the 23rd inst.
Ulty. *•’“ ' :**r
sons and daughters, witty, vivacious,
J. Curtis Snooh, D. D. S.
Swimming is one of tbe fads of
where most of the Indians had dered several of the crew to move
will informed she would lounge all the hour. Aside from the fact that
D bntist ,
camped the greater part of the some iron chains that were lying on
I Office two doors south Odd Fellow’s Hall winter. Their camps were, however, the deck, thinking to distract their day long in a soiled wrapper upon both of the presidential candidates
a grimy disordered couch her feet
1 Will make Bandon a professional visit on the opposite side in the heavy attention. The sailors could not iu slippers, her hair uncombed, a are fond of aquatic exercises, every
body ought to learn to swim, and
budge the chains, although they
the first Monday in eaoh quarter.
book in her hand, perfectly oblivi and there are those who propose
ing, so it goes without saying that did not weigh more than 75 pound
ous to the fact that her appearance that tauks be provided and swim
during the many fights we had each.
»as untidy, her ohildren as unkept ming taught iu the public schools.
herself, and the household econ Self preservation is the first law of
of seeing us in the open, while chains, bolts, spikes and screws
E . D. Sperry.
W. C. Chase. they were sheltered by the timber. were as tight on the deck aa if they omies at loose ends in every de nature, and since life-preservers
partment of the home. Her mania can no longer he depended upon,
One afternoon the Indians fired on had been riveted tbere. The cloud
SPERRY & CHASE,
no farther than this, and people should know how to save
our picketts, when more men was was so dense thnt it was impossible
those who knew her intimately loved- themselves.
A ttorney s- at-Law.
sent to repel the attack.
her in spite of the pernicious read
It is noticed in New England
dian will never fight unless he has not see beyond the decks. It ap.
Office in Robinson Building,
habit that possessed her, but that there has been a tremendous
the adyantnge, and in this, as in peared as if the whole was a mass
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Oregon. many other instances, they “ took of glowing fire. The sailors fell on who cau wonder that the children failing off in travel, amounting to
who went out of this home did not 25 per cent less thas a year ago.
leg bail for security,” fleeing across the decks and prayed. Suddenly
to return to it for Thanksgiving Possibly ihe people have discovered
the river in their canoes.
When the cloud began to lift. The phos
reunions or Ohristmas festivities? tbere is no place like home; and it
E. G. D. Holden,
the boys returned to camp and the
Or that tbeir love for their mother may be that such horrors as the
L awybb ,
roll was called, one of our company, the crew began to fade. In a few
wan not attended by admiration for burning of the Slocum; the num
J astice of the Peace, City Recorder, U.8. F. M. Splawn, was missing. Vol
her womanly qualities.— Excerpt erous accidents to excursion trains;
Commissioner, General Insurance
unteers were at once called for to vessel and we saw it moving off over
from editorial in Oregonian.
the prevalence of typhoid fever as
go and search for our missing com tbe sea.”
Agent and Notary Public.
a • K-nda of Lea/tlier Goods ffcaxnd in a.
result of impure drinking water;
rade, but as night was near and the
Offioe in Robinson Building.
V io le n t A t t a c k o l D ia rrh o ea C u re.
Notice to Taxpayers.
andthe general sagging of business
e» l l»j- t'h a in b erla ln 'N
V a lle ,
distance was at least three miles
of repairing in this line at reasonable figure
in that pait of the country has had
away to where Frank was last seen,
NO TICE IS H E R E B Y G IV E N
an d P e r h a p s a l.ite S a ve d .
the effect of making people both
loading and firing at the Indiana T H A T the Board ot Equalization
“ A short time ago I was taken
with all the power he had, for a for the County of Coos state of Ore with a violent attack of diarrhoea cautious and contented.
A. F. Kirshman,
I. H. HAZARD, Cssklsr
braver fellow than he could not be gon will attend at the office of the and believe I would have died if I
R. E. SHINE, Vies P m .
Both political parties will make a A. j. SHERWOOD, Rrss.
found, it was decided to wait till county clerk of said county, at Co had not gotten relief,” says John J
D en tist .
. strong effort to increase their num
a leading citizen of PattoD, erical strength in the House of Rep
OfBoe at Residence, one blook east of morning before going to hie rescue. quille. Coos County, Oregon, on Patton,
Frank, by his manly bearing and the 29th. day cf August, A. D., Alabama. “A friend recommended resentatives. In 1892 tbe Repub
Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and
O F C O Q U ILiliH , OREGON-
well-known courage was a fovorite 1904 the same being the last Mon Diarrhoea Remedy. I bought a licans lost from twenty to thirty
. - . Oregon.
with the whole company, and many day in said month, at tbe hour of twenty-five cent bottle and after districts on account of the coal
of us retired to our blankets, not nine o’clock a, m. of said day and taking three doses of it was entirely strike. Under present conditions T r a n s a c t s a G e n e r a l B a n k i n g B u s i n e s s
COQUILLE RIVERJTEAM BOAT CO. to sleep but to wonder if on the pubicly examine the assessment cured. I consider it the beat reme nobody, says Cengessman Babcock
morrow we would find our comrade rolls and correct all errors in valua dy in the world for bowel com of Wisconsin, can make any intelli
Beard of Dlreetars.
plaints. For salo by R. 8. Knowl
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slain by the merciless savage and tion descriptions of quality of lands, ton.
gent prediction as to how the next R. C. Dement,
A. J. Sherwood,
National Bauk of Commerce, New York City
Tom White, Master,
L. H. Hazard. Crocker Woolworth N’l Hank, Sau Fmndaoo
his body terribly mutilated, as is lots or other property.
House of Representatives will add
R. E. Shine. First Nat l Bank of Portland, Portland, Or.
Coquille 10 a m . the Indian custom.
to their present majority. Consid
Now, therefore, all persons hav
Coquille....... 1 P-M. j Bandon
An abler pen than mine perhaps ing business as before tbe said
Connect* at Coquille with train for Marshfield
Special Representative in this ering tbe factional fight in Wiscon
and steamer E jho for Myrtle Point.
can portray .the joy in our camp Board of Equalization will take county and adjoining territories, sin, it is quite wonderful bow satis
early in the morning when our out notice and appear at tbe time and to represent and advertise an old fied everybody in that state seems
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side sentinels announced at the top
J. C. Moomaw, Master,
place aforesaid, and make due com established business house of solid to be.
of their lungs:
The cotton industry is having
Coquille........7 A-M. j Bandon. .10:45 A-M.
plaint, otherwise the assessment financial standing.
1 P-M. I Coqnllle. 4:45 P-M.
“ Splawn’s in camp! Splawn’s in
will stand as returned by tbe assess weekly, with Expenses advanced more than its share of ups and
each Monday by check direct downs. The great disturbance be
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Sure enough, there was our dear
Alva I/ee, Master,
Witnesses my hand this 31 day of from headquarters. Horse and gan with the reckless speculation
old comrade, but after he related
buggy foi nisbed when neceeary; on tbe Cotton Exchange in New
T . J. T h r if t ,
Coqnllle....... 1 P-M. | Bandon .... 5 P-M. the ordeal through which he had July.
Address York, followed by the failure of
Bandon....... 7 a - m . | Coquille — 11 A-M.
Assessor Coos County, Oregon. position
Carrying passengers and mail-
passed in the last few hours, it was
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Blew Bros. & Co., Dept. A. Mon- Sulley. Then came the cotton boll
GENERAL LIN E OF CHEMICALS, DRUGS, PATENT
S ic k H e a rta c h e
no wonder he looked to be several
on Bldg., Chicago, III.
weevil fright, the threatening to
MEDICINES, DRUGGISTS’ SUPPLIF.S
years older. He related how when
destroy all the cotton in Texas.
TO ILET ARTICLES, ETC.
troubled with what physicians call
the order was given to return to ed aick headache of a very severe
The question ot wages and hours Following all this has come a great
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camp he was in the front and did character. She doctored with sev of work baa cropped out in Alabama depression in the market for cotton
W. n. Panter, Master.
Bandon......... 7 A-M. | Coquille. ...10 a - m . not know that he was left alone, eral eminent physicians and at a where some six thousand miners goods, with an attempt to reduce
Coquille ........ 1 P-M. | Bandon . . . . 4 > M. but when the retreating Indians great expense, only to grow woree have struck. Possibly this madness the wages of operatives in New
untill she was vnable to do any kind
Make* connection with train at Coquille
paid particular attention to him be
is partially due to the hot weather. England. Thirty thousand bands
and up-river boat*.
work. About a year ago she
T. W. PANTER, Managing Owner. 1 sought refuge in e bunch of bruah, began taking Chamberlain’* Stom W ANTED. Male teacher by are on a strike in Fall River, Mass.,
Into which was sent many riAe belle ach and Liver Tablets and today ecbool district No. 40 . None but with thirty-seven mills closed down.
Having had many years of experience in this line
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we are prepared to give all the
i but luckily did not hit him.
He weighs mors than she ever did be first-cl as* need apply, Good sal This is thought to be the begin
T. W. McCkiakey. Master,
best of satisfaction.
I did not expect to escape with bie fore and is real well,” says Mr. ary and long term to tbe right oar- ning of a very determined contest.
r vM. Coquille C'y « JO A M. i life, eo after saving a part of the Geo. 15. Wright of New London,
- - - Coquille, Oregon
Tbere are those who tear the strike
Myrtle P i t OO M».
8. J. S leep ,
For stls by R 8. ty. Address.
; powder, bulleta end cepe, (for that Knowlton,
Libby, Or. will extend all over New England.
Lltul. Stephen Longieilow-
Toilet Articles, School Books
and School Supplies,
Kodaks and Kodak Supplies,
Fine Stationery a Specialty.
NOSLER & LYONS
Experienced Help Best of Work Reasonable Rates
S W E E T CREAM
M ILK AND
co<i»iiig I c e & C o l d - S t o r a g e C o .
C. B. LEEP,
harness and Saddles
F IR ST N A TIO N A L B A N K
/New Drug Store.
GEO- A- CHURCHMAN, PROP
Coquille River Transportation Co.