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Coquille lie falò.
Entered »« si-coiid-class matter May
8, IMS, at the poatoflice at Coquille,
Orsvon, under act o f Congress 0f March
Walter Culin, M. D.
PHYSICIAN AND 8 C HQ EON
C oiiriu.K C it y , O hh .
N ext Door to P. O
T e le p h o n e 3.
Stanley & Burns,
Roal Estate, Collections.
Hpecmlties—Criminal and U. 8. Land
Oases, Notaries Publio.
O b KOON.
J. D. WETMORE
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Residence of J, A. Collier,
A. J. Sherwood,
A ttorney - at -L a w ,
N otaby P ublic ,
C oqu ille,
A ti ’ obney - at -L a w ,
N otary P ublic ,
AU8TKACTKK OF TlTI.ES.
O oquii . i . s C it y , O ke
Hall & Hall,
A t rOBNKYH-AT-L.AW,
Junior iu R eal E state o f all kinds.
M arshfield, O regon.
Ellsworth B. Hall,
A ttorn ey -a t-L aw ,
C oquille ,
O regon .
C ollections an d Insurance.
W. C . C hase.
E . D. S perry.
SPERRY & CHASE,
Attorney a- at- L a w.
OHoe in Robinson Building,
C oqu ille,
$1 .50 P er Y ear .
COQUILLE, COOS COUNTY, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1905.
V ol . 23: No. 3.
E. G. D. Holden,
Dry Days in Coo». .
Marshfield Or., Rept. 21. (Spe
cial.)— “Erected to the memory of
John Barleycorn. Died at Coquille
City, Oregon, September 9, A. D.
1905. Age unknown.”
Such is the inscription on a sig
nificant monolith standing in front
of the Hotel Coquille, in the center
yf a little square of earth, that in
the rainy season is a lawn.
The grass is all dead now.
hillsides are as brown as the des
erts of Nevada. It has been one
of tho driest summers ever known
in Coos couuty. But this drouth is
as nothing to the one inaugurated
by Judge Hamilton at tbe opening
of tlie September term of the Cir
The saloon men of the county
stood before His Honor and pleaded
guilty to violation of ithe provision
of the local option law. The court
talked to the culprits in a fatherly
way and advised compliance.
said he would suspend sentence un
til the case now on appeal before
tbe Supreme Court is decidbd.
the decision upholds tbe legality of
tbe local option election he will ad
minister the minimum fine of $50
for the first offense. But he held
out the warning that if they came
before him again on a similar
charge the fine would be ten times
as great with a term in prison.
With this admonition the offend
ers returned home and with long-
drawn faces viewed the scene of
happy days, turned the picture of
the Parisian maiden with its face to
the wall, locked the saloon door
from the outside, never to open
That is, if you wish to believe
this fiction, all right.
some time even for a blind pig to
get its eyes open. A day was spent
in storing away liquors, and then
the joints opened up with purely
temperance drinks. The mahogany
that once shone resplendent with
port and bourbon was now degrad
ed to the use of buttermilk and
Imagine tho disappointment of
tbe old-timer as he leaned up against
the bar and called for “ something
when he was handed out a weak
solution o f soda and told that was
all there was in the shop.
news sbsuld be broken to him
For 52 years the historic town of
has been ready to welcome
tho stranger with a drink.
L awyhb ,
for the first time iu more than half
a century, its doors are closed, and
Dity Recorder, U. 8. Commissioner, Gen
eral Insurance Agent, and Notary
É the only relief for the visitor, no
Pablic. Offloo in Robin-
d matter if his throat was aflame, was
to jump in tbe bny. Empire is dry
w ith not even buttermilk on sale.
C oqu ille, O reg on .
But this story has not proceeded
in chronological order. There is a
ray of relief in this picture of
gloom. The court held that the
. F. Kirshmnn,
atneuded charter of Marshfield
D e n t is t .
passed by the Legislature last win
ter after the local option election
O f f i c o two doom South o f Post ofiloe.
gave the town council jurisdiction
O regon. * ¡
over the liquor traffic. Many a life
has been saved in the last few
__________________________________ I days by an early morning tramp
over the swamps to Marshfield.
The city of North Bend is dry as
COQUILLE RIVER STEWI31AT C9
a bone, that is, if you believe the
saloon men themselves.
Tom White, Master,
B andon ........ 7 a - m . | Coquille ___ 10 a - m . in good faith. But tbe open charge
Coquille....... 1 p - m . | B andon___ 4 P-M.
is made that others are “ bootleg
Connects at Coquille with train for Marshfield
and steamer Ejho for Myrtle Point.
ging.’’ And if one knows the ropes
he can manage to take on a com
fortable jag without going beyond
,T. C. Moomaw, Master,
the city limits.
Coquille....... 7 A-M. | Bandon. .10:45 A-M.
Bandon......... 1 p - m . I Coquille . 4:45 p - m .
This forebodes only trouble.
is merely a question of time till
some one is caught and punished.
H. Jains. Master,
the prohibition law is to stand
M yrtleP oin t.. .7 a - m . | oquille C’y 9 30 a - m . in Coos the authorities will enforce
Coquille C ity .. .1 P-M. | Myrtle P’t..4 00 p - m .
i t That can be depended upon.
Daily except Sunday.
They put a stop to the operations
of the blind-pig at Myrtle Point
W. R. Banter, Master.
after it had been in existunco and
Myrtle Point 1:30 P-M. I ('oquille C’y 4:00 p - m . successfully defied their efforts for
Coquille City 7-00 a -M. | Myitle F t 10:00 a ^ m 1
Connects with lower-river boats at Coquille I
All this is but the forerunner of
City for Bandon and intermediate points.
Ample barges for handling freight.
tbe titanic struggle that is to come.
No matter which side wins in the
Sewing Machine Kepairtng
David F ulton, o f this city, is an expert Supreme Court the battle will be
cleaher and repairer, and an yone in 1 fought over again next June.
need o f his services n il) do well to call
question now before the court is as
at his residence or d ro p him a card.
to the validity o f tbe last election.
It is slleged that there were irreg
ularities in the election notice, and
A good Ivime to thin city, on on this ground the court may set
the election aside.
If this is done the prohibition
E n q u i r e a t th in o ffic e .
forces will make sure next time that
Shaw for President.
Note and Comment.
the petition is filed in ample time
Japan is perfectly willing to have
Des Moiiies, la., Sept. 26.—Sec
for the County Court to give due
retary o f tbe Treasury Leslie M- the door open in tbe Orient as long
notice. And the liquor men will
Shaw will leave tbe Cabinet Febru as she is the closest to the door.
take the same precaution_in ca s e
ary 1, 1906. He makes the definite
the. decision goes against them.
It is explained that those Ameri
announcement today in a letter to
They have a feeling of extreme con
the president o f the County Repub can churches burned in Tnkio were
fidence that Coos County will re
lican Club. In bis letter, answer victims of propinquity and not of
vert itself on the local option issue
ing a request for a date for an ad prepense.
with another trial.
dress, Secretary Shaw stated that
But will it? If the election was
Admiral Togo must be glad that
be would be busy preparing for tbe
held today there would hardly be a
be did not have to deal with the
coming session of congress and
change of a dozen votes from the
Canadian fish patrole when he reads
would be unable to return to Iowa
result of last time. Tbe Coos Couu
what happened to those American
until February 1, upon which date
ty peoplo are not changable in mat
t e r s o f conviction.
The rural com he expected to retire from the
Shaw will then, it is
I f the Mikado could only ship
munities are opposed to the liquor
said, begin bis Presidential cam some of those mobs to Sakhalin is
traffic and nothing has occurred to
paign among his Iowa friends.
land, they probably would think
alter their determination.
better of Komura for only half of
the opposition to the enforcement
o f the law has made them only more
rigid in their purpose.
The Panama laborer gets just
Portland, September 28.— After
And who is responsible for the
being out less than six hours, the half enough a day to buy him one
present condition of affairs? Every
The food trust is
third jury which heard the testi- square meal.
candid observer will say that it is
mony adduced by the government trying to make him feel at home.
CARRYING REGULAR STOCK
the saloon men themselves. If they
against Congressman Williamson,
had been content with a legitimate
The discovery that there were
Van Gesner and Marion R. Biggs
0J Standard and Established Goôds, where eash Instru
profit, had conducted
40,000 dead men on the voting list
last night found all three defend
houses, it is safe to say that the lo ants guilty of having entered into would have been remarkable any ment is sold according to its intrinsic ualue.
We sell you a
cal option question would not today
a conspiracy to suborn perjury by where except in Philadelphia.
be a disturbing factor in Coos
High Grade, Popular price or Commercial Piono,
inducing locators to fraudulenty file
It may be stated that the revival
on government lands, providing
at their real ualue.
The saloon has not been content them with money under an agree of “ Natural Gas” scheduled for
Washington in December will be at
to sell its victim a poor quality of ment that these persons were to
One Price only on each G-rade
a theatre and also at the Capitol.
goods, but it must first “ dope” him convey title to Williamson and Ges
and then “ roll” him. For 50 years ner when patent was secured from
The trans-Siberian railroad may We carry a complete Une of Pianos, Organs, Piano-Players,
the “ Keubs” from the farm and the government.
be expected to break down about
Talking Machines, Sheet music and Musical Merchandise.
mines have been coming into town.
Shortly before 11 o’clock, notice the time those troops have to
Pitiful are tbe tales that are told of was sent to Marshall Reed that an be brought home from Manchuria.
Everything Sold on Easy Payments.
a summer’s wage gone in a night, agreement had been readied. Judge
It may be romurked to the credit Representatives of Domestic Sewing Machines for Coos and Curry C o’s.
of tbe wile and children left at home Hunt, District Attnrney Honey, the
of both Japan and Russia that there
defendants and their attorneys were
C o .,
was no “ foreign legion” on either
The “ Reub" knows his weakness.
summoned to the Federal court
He comes to town and gets full, but room. It was five minutes after 11
S u c c e s s o r t o th e Cbas. O rlssen an d A ia g o M u sic C o ..
he goes home uud votes for local wheu Judge Hunt asconded tlie
Gov. Folk says that tho dollar is Phone, Main 905,
option. I f he was sure of being
Williamson, Gesner and not as potent in politics as it used
able to go offsoo a little spree with
Biggs had previously arrived with to be. Tbe political dollar is suf A. J. SHERWOOD, Prêt.
L. H. HAZARD. Cashiei
R. E. SHINE, Vies Pres
out being robbed tbe result might
their attorneys. Heney did not ar fering from tbe same trouble as the
have been different.
rive in court before the verdict was one that goes to the market house-
It was North Bend that lost the
election for the saloons last time.
The Beef Trust has been granted
Judge Hunt immediately ordered
This may seem paradoxical when it
the jury brought into court and re another postponement so the publio
is known that North Bend gave a
o p C O Ç U IU IiH , O R EG O N .
ceived their verdict from the fore may hope that the price of meat
lavger majority, two to one against
man. Ho opened it and handed it
Transacts a General Banking Business
local option than any other town.
to the ciork who read; -In the
Tbe Japanese had better be thank
North Bend maintains a hurdy-
case of the United States against ful that the Czar did not unload
gurdy. It was the flautiDg of this
Board of Director!.
John Williamson, Van Gesner and his internal situation on them and
vice iu the face of virtue that turned
, National Bank of Commerce, New York City
R. 0. Dement,
A. J. Sherwood,
the respectable element against the •Marion R. Biggs, we the jury, find charge $20,000,000 for- doing it.
L. H. Hazard,
Crocker Woolworth N ’l Bank, San Franciaco
the defendants guilty as charged.”
R . E. Shine. First Nat’l Bank of Portland, Portland, Or.
If Gen. Sheridan were alive now
Save for the silence and solem
It is not too much to believe that
might substitute Panama for
if tbe saloous of the county had
been conducted as they are in was nothing dramatic in the event. that place he mentioned in connec
Marshfield, Coos County would to It was even less so than on the two tion with Texas.
day be “ wet” instead of “ dry." previous trials, when disagreements
C l i n m b c r l a l n 'a U u u x h R e m e d y
Marshfield prohibits gambling, the were returned.
A id m H a tu rc
slot machines and tbe dancehall.
that aid nature are al
Marshfield regulates the saloon and dants, rocking his chair back and ways most effectual.
A private hospital for the care and treatment o f medical, surgical
places it upon a plane of decency.
lain’s Cough Remedy nets on this
and obstetrical cases. Equipment new and modern
It is a fur distance between tbe than tho flushed aud embarrassed plan. It allays the cough, relieves
in every particular.
radicals of boili sides, tbe prohibi
the lungs, aids expectoration, opens
Gesner, Biggs and several
tionists and the dive keeper. Tho dict.
the secretions, and aids nature in
one wauts total abstinence aud tho of their friends sat in front of the restoring the system to a healthy
other free license.
Between them rail at rear of the oar and rivalled condition. Sold by R S Knowlton.
Including room, bjard, general nursing and drugs.
there is no compromise, but be M illiamson in immutability o f coun
tween them also is a temperance
clement that controls the situation.
New York, Sept. 26.— The Even
M ii . k Cows F ob S ale .— 2, 3 and 4
This element would favor s. saloon
year old heifers from the best dairy ing Bun has a dispatch from Manila,
ruu under strict regulations, or it
cows on tbe river, from $16 to $25 reporting a destructive typhoon in
would npprovo of a moderate use
per head; all giving milk, C. A. that city. The native districts were
of stimulants even with local option.
swept away, 8,000 persons are home
Pendleton, Fat Elk.
It will vote for prohibition to do
less, fire Filipinos were killed and
Rheumatism, gout, backache,
away with the dives and it will sup
200 persons were injured.
ply its own needs from a private acid, poison, are results of kidney i
trouble. Hollister’s Rocky Moun- j dreds of buildings were unroofed.
decanter at home. The fight against tain Tea goes directly to the seat
Thousands of electric light wires
the saloons is not necessarily oppo of the disease and cures when all [
were blown down, filling the streets
S u cc e sso ! to W H . M ansell.
all fails. 35 cents. R S Knowl
sition to whisky.
with flames until the current was
The present dilemma keeps the ton.
turned off. The city was in dark
politicians guessing. It will take a
T H R E E JTRO H N C U R E D
ness when this dispatch was sent
W IL L M E E T A L L B O A T S A N D T R A IN S .
diplomat with the art of John Hay
and all street traffic was suspended
to win a nomination next year. The O l t h n l r r a M o r b u s W i t h O u r
A ll orders bandied with cerefulnees and exp ed ien ce.
It was believed shipping in the
S m a ll R o t tie o l C b s m b r r l o l u s
question will not be is he a Repub
C o ilc I n o l r n a n d D i a r r h o e a
lican or Democrat or Socialist, but
R rm rdy
of the storm, but up to the time the
A g e n t fo r thee b e s t C o o s C o u n ty C o a l
is he prohibitionist or anti-prohibi
Mr O W Fowler, of Hightower, dispatch was sent the ships were in
Those whose views are
Ala., relates an experience he had visible on account of the rain and
known and those whose activity in
while serving on a petit jury in a had not communicated with the
the past has savored of the perni
murder case at Edwardsville, coun shore.
cious stripe are marked for slaugh
ty seat o f Cleboume county, Ala
ter. It will be a stable of dark
bama. He says: “ While there I
boraes that get the word “ g o " next
with few exceptions,
W e guarantee b e tte r
ate some fresh meat and some
are indicative of constipation or
souse meat and it gave me cholera
work a t lower prices
In the meantime the cemetery in | morbus in a very severe form.
VV II Harrison, Cleveland, Mis?.,
front of the Hotel Coquille with its was nevei more sick in my life and
th a n can be had else
dry goods box draped in black sur sent to tlie drug store for a certain writes. Aug. 15, 1905: “ 1 want to
D o not ord er
mounted by a whisky bottle, bear cholera mixture, but the druggist
I stepped on a
ing silent tribute to the deceased sent me a Dottle of Chamberlain’s Snow Liniment.
l w o rk u ntil
Barleycorn, correctly represents the Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Rem nail which caused the cords in my
you have called upon o r
verdict of the Cooe County people edy instead, saying he had what I leg to contract anil an abscess to
rise in my knee, and the doctor
at the present time. But if Marsh sent for, but that this medicine w is told me that I would have a stiff
w ritten us fo r prices.
field is allowed to run while the so much better b<- would rather leg, so one day I went to J F Lord’s
other precincts must remain dry it send it to me in the fix I was in. I drug store (who is now in Denver,
is fair to predict that the whole took one dose of it mid was better Colo.) He recommended a bottle
county will be thrown wide open at in five minutes. The second dose of Snow Liniment; I got a 50c
size, and it cured my leg. It W the
the next election.—Oregonian.
Telephone, Main 288 .
cured me entirely.
Two fellow best liniment in the world.
jurors were nffiicted in the same by R 8 Knowlton.
Knowlton has a full supply of
manner and one small bottle cured
of grass seeds ready for the fall he three of us.” f o r sale by R S
Full stock of grass seeds at
DAVID FTLTON, Local Agent, Coquille, Oregon,
Knowltons d r a g store.
Besides a complete stock
| ot Drugs and Druggist’s Sun-
I dries carries Kodaks and Sup-1
plies, Phyrography outfits and
BUY PIANOS OF DEALERS
W. R. Haines Music
F IR S T N A T IO N A L B A N K
M A R SH FIE LD
to $¡>30 per week
Miss S. C. Lakeman, Matron.
Monuments and Headstones
COOS CO. MARBLE AND CRANITE WORKS
Stewart & White Props.