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V ol . 22: No. 32
COQUILLE, COOS COUNTY, OREGON, NOVEMBER 1, 1904.
E ntered he second-class m atter July 8,
1904, at the postofHce at C oquille, Ore
gon, under act o f Congress o f M arch 3,
W alter Culin, M. D.
P h y sic ia n
C o q u il l e C i t y , O re ..
Stanley & Burns,
Kcal Estate, Collections.
Specialties—Criminal and U. 8. Land
Cases, Notaries Publie.
C o q u il l h .
O r eg o n .
Geo. Russell, M. D.,
P h y s ic ia n and S ubgkon ,
Oltio* upstairs in MARGIN BUILDING
Calls promptly answered day or night,
Night call will ho answered from Mrs.
Wlokhnm’ s Boarding House.
Phone, main 136.
A. J. Sherwood,
A ttobnky - a t -L a w ,
N otary P ublic ,
Report Creates Great Sen
8t. Petersburg, Oct. 27.—Vice-
Admiral Rojestvensky, in his report
of the North Sea incident, says his
squadron was attacked by two tor
pedo boats, one of which is be
lieved to have been sunk. He de
clares he ceased firing as soon as he
noticed the trawlers in the vioinity
Oct. 27. — While no
time limit for tbs receipt of Rus
sia’s reply has been fixed, it is gen
erally understood today that the
route of the Russian squadron past
Oibraltar will be barred by the
channel squadron, commanded by
Vice-Admiral Lord Charles Beres-
At 3 o ’clock this afternoon Lord
Lansdowne expressed his belief that
a peaceful settlement would be ar
London, Oct. 27.— A very definite
impression prevails in diplomatic
circles here that France has given
both Russia and Great Britain ex
plicitly to understand that she will
not be involved should the disput
able resort U> hostilities.
London, Oct 27.— The corres
pondent of Lloyd’s at Gefle, Swed
en, telegraphs that the Swedish
steamer Aldebnran, from Hull, re
ports that she was fired at by a sup
posed Rnssinn warship in the 8kag-
erack, at. 10 o ’clock ¡ d the evening
of October 21, but sustained no
Husband who Beats W ile.
"The whipping-post should be
established to provide a punishment
for wifebeaters,” said Sig Michel
Mr. Siehel is a
the Police Board
and also a State Senator. He way
introduce such a bill at the next
session of the Legislature.
"That is the only way to punish
sufficieutly and effectually such
brutal men,” continued the law
maker, discussing the recent cases
of wifebeating which the police
have had to handle. ‘‘To imprison
a man who has abused his wife only
takes the support from the family.
If a man is fined heavily, that also
works a great hardship on the fam
ily, as it deprives them from the
money which would be used to pur
chase food and to provide protec
"If a man fouud guilty of such a
charge were severely whipped he
could be released immediately, and
the protection of the family would
continue. If this punishment were
meted out there would bo less cruel-
ty toward woman.” —Telegram.
Terrific Explosion in Mine.
Trinidad, Col., Oct. 28.— In a ter
rific explosion in the North mine,
N otary P u b lic ,
No. 3, owned by the Colorado Fuel
A Iron company, at Tercie, forty
miles from Trinidad, twenty miners
are reported to have been killed.
Loudon, Oct. 27.— Baron Hay.
One body has already been re
ashi, the Japanese Ministei, said the
covered. There are no details given.
A bstracter of T it l e s .
idea of Japanese torpedo boats be
C o q u il l e C it y , O rb
ing in Ibe North Sea is not only un
founded, but it is absolutely ridicu
Little Nell was struggling with
Hall & Hall,
Now, it happened
A tto rn e ys - a t - L a w ,
that the cook, whose Christian name
i nealei in K kat , E state o f all kinds.
St. Petersburg, Oct. 26.—A story was Emma, was called M for short,
M arshfield, Oregon.
is current here that Russia has and that M had a daughter, Sue,
purclissed the Chilean navy which who was her fac-simile save in point
will join the Reesien second Pacific of size.
J. Curtis Snooh, 0. D. S.
squadron at the Azores. According
So when in the journey down the
to the report, infraction of the Chil line the letter M was reached and
ian neutrality will be averted by Nell’s memory failed her, mother
Otlioe two doors south Odd Fellow’ s Hall
transferring the ships to Turkey, prompted her by asking,—
Will make Bandon a professions! visrt
for which the Porte will receive
"What is cook’s name?”
the first Monday in eaoh quarter.
two million from Russia.
“ M,” came the answer.
“ Well, this letter is M.
New Line North and South.
look at the next one.
See, it is
Chicago, Oct. 26.— A dispatch to very much like M, only smnller.
E. D. Sperry.
W. C. Chaae.
the Tribune from Houston, Tex., Can’ t you tell me what it is?”
"Sue,” promptly and confidently
says: Edward Stager, president of
SPERRY & CHASE,
the Denison, Bonham & New Or responded Nell.— November Lippin-
leans railroad, has just returned cott’s.
A ttorn ey a-at-L aw .
from France, where he has been for
St. Petersburg, Oct. 28.—The
Office in Robinson Building,
several months arranging with ODe
North sea incident will be settled
C oqu ille,
of the largest banking institutions
by ao international commission.
of the continent for the financing
This is absolutely assured.
of what will be the first through
British proposal submitted to Rus
E. G. D. Holden,
railway north and south in America.
sia was to refer the question to a
It is to run from Duluth, Minn., via
L aw yer ,
commission under articles 9 to 14
Kansas City to Galveston, Tex.,
ity Recorder, IT. 8. Commissioner, Gen
of The Hsgue convention, and a
with subordinate lines. The con
eral Insurance Agent, and Notary
certain number of officers of the
struction will amount to 3,000 miles.
Public. Office in Robin
Russian squadron competent to
The road is to be completed in five
give testimony were to be left be
The contract with the
French syndicate is for an invest
Russia’s proposition, submitted to
ment of $78,000,000. Construction
Great Britain through Ambassador
wilt begin in Texas within sixty
Benkendorff, declares that the Em
days, according to Mr. Steger.
A. F. Kirshman,
peror, being desirous of shedding
D e n tist .
Fire Destroys a Brass Foundry. the fullest light on the North Sea
Offioe at R esid en ce, one b look east o f
incident, proposes that the whole
Philadelphia, Oct. 27.— Fire here question be submitted to scrupulous
last night caused damage to the investigation by an international
amount of $30,000 in the pattern tribunal. Foreign Minister Lams-
shop brass foundry of Neafle A dorff, after his audience with the
Levy’s ship yard. A large number emperor at Tsarsko-Selo this after
of patterns and plans were de noon, officially informed Ambassa
Str. D I S P A T C H
stroyed, among them several for dor Hardinge of the character of
Tom White, Master,
of the cruiser S t the Russian proposal, no direct re
Bandon....... 7 *-M. I Ooqidll*----- 10 *-M. Louis, now on the ways in the ship ply being given to Great Britain’s
Coquille ....... 1 F-M. | B andon ------ 4 P-M.
yard. The office of the company proposition. It is simply a question
Connects at Coquille with train for Marshfield
and steamer E -ho for Myrtle Point.
said today that the loss of the plans now of which government will have
would probably cause some delay in the honor of offering a solution, the
Str. F A V O R I T E
launching o f the cruiser.
principal of which both have de
J. C. Motmaw, Master,
cided upon, ths outcome of this ap
i '(sioille....... 7 a m . | Bandon.. 10:45 A-M.
Fire in New York Shipping.
Bandon .......... 1 P-M. I Coquille. 4:45 P-M.
pearing unimportant. The British
proposal also provided for the rep
Str. R E X A
resentation of other powers besides
Alva Tree, Master,
aro missing and one million dollars' Russia and Great Britain on the
C’oqnille ........ 1 p - m . j Bandon . . . . J P-M.
B andon....... 7 a - m . j Coquille... .11 a - m . worth of property is destroyed as a commission.
Carrying itas*enj?ers and mail.
result of a fire enrly this morning
A Qnesion of Tacks.
Several piers and warehouses of the
Any reader of this paper, sending
Str. L I B E R T Y
Bush Terminal Company store in
W. R. Tanter, Master.
South Brooklyn, a hnndred thou 25 cents in silver, by postal note or
in one and two ceDt stamps, will be
Bandon......... 7 a - m . | Coquille — 10 a - m . sand dollars’ worth of cotton, hemp
Coquille....... 1 r-M. I Bandon . . . . 4 p m . 1 and general cargo were destroyed. sent The Daily Journal one month;
Makes connection with train at Coquille
or The Sunday Journal two months;
and up-river boats.
(800 will buy a 30l)-acre Stock Ranch or the Semi-Weekly Journal three
T. W . FAN TKR, Msnegins Owner.
I in Southern Coos, with plenty of ontly months; or the Weekly Journal four
| in* Government land. J. J. S t a s l it .
Str. EC H O
months, and in addition a match-
T. W . McCloskey. Master,
T. H. Mehl A Co. are agents for
Arago brick. Anyone in need of safe filled with tacks, postage pre
Myrtle P oint.. .7 a m . I CyquilleCy 9 JO a - m .
brick should get his order in paid. Address The Journal, Port
CnqulHe 'Yty > r-M. | Myrtle P-! 4-00 p m
Pally except Sunday.
A t io b n e y - at - L a w ,
COQUILLE RIVER STEAMBOAT CO.
LANDS TO BE OPENED.
of il is COVf-le<1 with sparse timber,
but a great portion of it has a'dense
growth of fir and pine, with con
siderable sugar pine, which tanks
close to the famous redwood in
point of general value.
There is no question but that the
throwing open of these lands will
be of great benefit to this section
of the state, as the reserves sur
rounds Josephine conunty on three
sides, practically "bottling” it up.
It likewise wag detrimental to min
ing progress, as prospectors are
slow in prospecting lands that are
held in close title by the govern
ment. A good many squatters have
already been placed on locations,
and others will be taken up rapidly,
as the number of sawmills and the
great demand for lumber make tim
ber lands, even in the more remote
purts, of exceptional value. 8omc
of the land is yet unsurveyed.
P er Y ear .
IVOTE A N D CO M M E N T
Even New York cannot stand for
Withdrawn Southern Oregon Area
the wood alcohol cocktail.
Will Attract a Big Ku*h
There is much rejoicing in south
ern Oregon over the notice fiom
Washington lhat the forest lands of
south' ru Oregon withheld from en
try several years ur; 0 , atT soon to bo
thrown open to buyers, sett’ers and
squatters. From preparations be
ing made it is evident that there
will c a great rush for these lands
as goon as they are released. It is
not known yet just what will be the
date of release, but it is announced
that the same will be done with the
reserved lands in this section of the
state, ns was the case with some of
those in eastern Oregon.
The lands hero are not the reg
ular forest reserves, but they cover
a large area of Josephine, Curry
and Jacksou counties, in Oregon,
and parts of Siskiyou and Del Norte
counties, in California. Practically
all this land is mountainous, and
not much of it will be available for
immediate farming, except on a
small scale, or as stock range. Some
St. Petersburg cables frantically
that Kuropatkin's advance is not "a
rout,” only “ a masterly retreat.”
There are some politicians who
are finding their chief comfort these
days in the proverb that "it is the
unexpected that always happens.”
At last the voter is beginning to
sit up and take notice. Perhaps bv
November 8 he will know that there
is something doing in the political
T o ile t A rticles, School Books
and School Supplies,
Kodaks and Kodak Supplies,
Fine S ta tio n e ry a Specialty.
Illinois republicanism has received
a severe shock. Dowie, the "rein
carnated prophet,’’ has declare 1
himself for Roosevelt and Fair
The scientist who says that "seme
day we shall be able to do without
sleep” is likely to have his predic
tion soon verified—as soon as No-
A London court has construed
the old witchcraft law to apply to
palmistry. It is ODly in the great
American game that it is safe to
read hands, in London.
\JP T O
D H T B .
RO YAL TREATMENT.
B A X T E R BROS. PROPS.
There is a certain poetic justice T R I B U N E S
in the defeat of the Russians. This
the first war of any magnitude
since the Czar conceived the idea M I T C H E L L S
of a peace tribunal nt the Hague.
Best W heels Out
Rare Bargains in Second-Hand W heels.
W heels to Rent.
The Panama ropublic has aBked
Repairing Done on Short Notice.
the New York chief of police to
recommend a man to organize the
Panama police force. They prob
East End ot Front St.
ably want a man smart enough to
catch a Yankee.
L. H. HAZARD, C ashier
R. E. SHINE, Vice P r» .
A. J. SHERWOOD, P r» .
Scientists claim to have dis
covered a hole in the Pacific oceau
that is 20,000 feet deep. That would
op C O Q U I l l L i B , O R E G O N .
make a good place for some of the
political prophets to fall in the day Transacts a General Banking Htminess
F IR S T N A T IO N A L B A N K
An absolutely sure cure for the
Board of Director».
drink habit has been found. It is It. O. Dement,
A. J. Sherwood,
National Bank of Commerce, New York City
L. H. Hazard, r C’rocker Woolworth N ’l Bank, Sun Franc ¡ kco
wood alcohol. One dose will pre
The worst possible place for a
It. E. Shine, l'irst Nat l Hank id Portland, Portland, 0».
vent a man from ever touching
child to frequent is the public
It is one of the
street, and too many of the rising
deadliest of poisons.
generatiou of Marshfield and North
Bend are allowed this freedom. It
Ernest Lyon, American minister
is a common sight to see children to Liberia, has made a report to
of tender years running around the the state department in whioh be
public streets as late as nine o’clock charges that the American mission
at night, without the father or the aries to that country seek pecuniary
mother, entirely alone and free to profit rather than souls.
go wher9 they please and do as
Meets all Boats and Trains. Goods Handled with Care and
Despite the vehement denials of
The atmosphere of the public Count Cassini, the Russian ambass
street is never the purest nor its in ador, there is excellent reason for
A G E N T F O R R IV E R T O N C O A L .
fluence conducive to the highest believing that it will soon fall to
ideals; men of every type are here, the United States to act as mediator
and evil prevades the very air. The between the Oriental belligerents.
ohild is in Ins formative period and
A New York striker declares that
these external influences either
he has gained his point. He gained
make or mar the life, influences
an increase of 10 cents a day wages,
which come from street lifb never
but he was on strike thirty days,
make the child life stronger but on
losing $3 a day he might have made.
t,ho other hand take away much of
PH ONE 116
It will take him three years to re
tho strength and detract from the
character of the youth.
is the place for the boy or the girl
The inspectors who were con
every night after the evening meal
tributary to the excursion steamer
is eaten, and no boy or girl is safe
General Slocum disaster are sorry
when allowed to run at large on the
now that they did not provide eome Experienced Help
streets, and encounter the number
safety appliances for their own use.
Special Rates to Families and Hotels
The president has dismissed all
•bound. Home is the most potent
three of them.
factor for good in the world and a
We make onr own soap and know its ingredients. No injurious chemicals used.
child denied the influence of a
The entire cost of the army and
Onr baskete will be left at all the principal points on the river.
Goods called for aud delivered in Coquille City.
mother’s love, permitted to spend navy and coast defenses of the
his evenings on the street must United States last year were more
sooner or later become lost to the than defrayed by the tax on liquor.
finer things of life and fall short of Some people will imagine they have
attaining to the highest sphere of a proprietary interest in several
usefulness.— Evening Post.
battleships when they learn this.
IN Q U A N T I T I E S
SW E E T CREAM
During the first six months of
T a k r n W it h 4 ranqix
T O S U IT
M IL K A N D
Wm. Kirrase, a member of the this year 388 persons were killed in
bridge gang working near Little-
port was taken suddenly ill Thurs commerce commission will urge
day night with cramps and a kind congress to compel, by ststutary en
of cholera. His case was so severe actment, the adoption of safety ap
that he hail to have the members of pliances which will minimize this
the crew wait upon him and Gifford slaughter.
was called aud consulted. He told
Dr. Swallow blames the govern,
them he had a medicine in the form
of Chamberlain’s Colic, Cholera and ment for permitting adulterated
T H E 2V E-A .2ST
Diarrhoea Remedy that be thought whisky to be sold. It is not the
would help him out and according-
Who tied the cow ’s tail to his leg in the process of milk
lv several doses were administered government that is at fanlt. The
ing; said she had not dragged him over two miles before
with the result that the fellows able government has long been trying
he realized he had made a mistake.
to be around next day. Tne incl to secure the enactment of a pure
dent speaks quite highly of Mr. food law which would prevent it.
H o - w i v l ’u . c i i P a r t n e r
Gifford's medicine —Elkader, Iowa, The people must elect members of ,
Must you be dragged before yon realize yon are making a
This remedy never fails. Keep it congress who will pass the law, de- |
mistake in not using Electric Lights.
in your home, it may save life. For spite the strength of the lobby I
lale by R. 8. Knowlton.
Keep Children off Street.
o q u il l e
NOSLER & LYO NS
Best o f W o rk
coquille ice & Cold-Storage Co.