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Coquille Herald. ClílvUfcli SAS B A X « ÌA ASHES
WEDNESDAY. APRIL 25,
Circuit C ourt P roceed in g s.
Earthquake and Fire Destroy the Business Por
tion as Well as Much of Resident Portion of
Cftty. 7 0 0 dead and 3 0 0 ,0 0 0 Homeless.
land, O r., A| r. 2d ‘ 1‘Uauk Mayor
8tmw of Marshfield for the geutr-
ous contributiou to San Francisco’s
destitute. Fire under control but
three fourths of the city consumed
and there are at least three hun
dred thousand homeless. Geo. O.
i Pardee, Governor.”
Katherine West to A I) Morse,
1760 J It Hunt to Geo Topping, assign
Cn Wednesday, the 18th inst
LETTER FROM VARE M Al'RV.
D ear M o t h e r : I suppose you
San Francisco, the Pacific coast,
1758 T J Stillwell to A D .Morse, as metropolis, was visited by a terrible . will have heard about the great
earthquake which wrecked most all earthquake before this letter reach - 1
of the large and substantial build es you, but I will tell you a little
H T Schweers vs Sarah A Wat
ings of the business portion of the aboutit. It is almost indescribable,
son, suit for partition.
city, and starting innumerable fires .Tho first thing I knew when 1
John B Anderson vs Coos Bay
Mill A Lumber Co and M K oB en -
berg, action at law.
Continued pending bankruptcy
Flanagan A Bennett Bank vs Coos
Bay Mill A Lumber Co, action at
2108 Same as above,
Koy Koselle vs Coos Bay Mill A
Lumber Co, action at law.
Coos Bay Ice A Cold Storage Co
vs Coos Bay Mill A Lumber Co,
action at law.
J P Farley vs Coos Bay Mill A
Lumber Co, action at law.
J S Coke vs Coos Bay Mill A Lum
ber Co, action at law,
F S Dow vs Coos Bay Mill A Lum
ber Co, action at law.
Geo W Beale vs Coos Bay Mill A
Lumber Co, action at law.
Report of Referee filed.
Prosper Mill Co vs J I) Stewart,
action at law.
Report of Geo. P Topping, referee
E B Fish vs C B llines, suit to
Eugene O’ Connell vs E O Hall
and M E Hall, action at law.
Cross bill filed.
John Wall vs James Wall, suit in
Re-referred to court reporter.
William Panter vs County Court
appeal from County Court or
commitment to the asylum.
J P Tapper vs Peter Loggie, ac
tion at law.
Settled and dismissed on motion
J M Collver et al vs Johan Hill-
stan, suit in equity.
A E Seaman vs Thomas Butts et
al, action at law.
Motion to be relieved from ali
F B Waite vs Henry Sengstacken
action at law.
A E Seaman vs Thos Butts et al.
Continued for service.
Adam Pershbaker vs 0 O A C B
Gllkey et al, suit in equity to fore
Motion to confirm.
Sol Blumauer et al vs C O Gilkey
et al, suit in equity.
Motion lo confirm.
Frieda Hagelstein et al vs Henry
Hagelstein et al, suit in equity.
C F M(’ Knight appointed guardian
ad litem for Henry, Elsie and
Walter lfagelstien, minors.
Frieda Hagelstein et al vs Henry
Hagelstein et al, suit in euuity.
Same as above.
Flanagan A Bennett Bank vs
Henry Sengstacken et al, suit in
equity to foreclose mortgage.
Settled and dismissed without
Simpson Lumber Co vs Henry
Hoeck, action at law.
Settled and dismissed at cost
Thomas Rooko and Ivy Condron
vs Henry Sengstacken, action at
Settled and dismissed without
Annie M Nelson vs Nels Nelson,
suit for divorce.
Motion to refer.
which finished the work of destruc
tion begun by the earthquake shock,
which almost entirely destroyed the
city’s water system, leaving the
place at the mercy of the llames.
The devastated section covers a
territory of about live or six square
miles in extent, on which stood a
number of the finest and most costly
buildings on the coast, are either
a tumbled down mass of debris or
standing monuments of ruin, gutted
of their contents and walls broken
and will doubtless have to be pulled
Iu regard to the property loss
Rolla V. Watt, manager of the Roy
al and Queen Insurance Companies,
was asked today if he would hazard
an estimate on the financial loss.
“ My idea is something like $200,
000, 000. I have heard other in-
surence men place the figure at
$500,000,000. We don’t koaw. It
is simply too big for any human
head to figure out at this time.
The latest estimates are that the
list of killed will probably reach
Oakland, Calif, April 20.—The
‘Frisco fire this morning swept over
Telegraph Hill and ns fai south as
27th Street, at the foothills. Dyna
miting, the last resort, has been
abandoned, and the city will be en
tirely wiped out before the dawn of
another day. The fire is now com.
ing down Broadway to water front
on the north side, devastating the
tittle remaining portion of the busi
No tickets are being sold on the
ferries for Frisco, and nobody is al
lowed to return to the doomed city
after leaving it. There is plenty ®f
room in Oakland for temporary ac
comodation of refugees. Scores of
dead are being removed from the
streets. Relief trains are alleviat
ing the situation. Women and
children in a pitaibe condition yes
terday are being cared for today.
The U, S. Crusiers Chicago and
Marblehead have landed landed
sailors and marines to nssist in per-
TELEGRAPHIC AND OTAER REPHRTS.
Oakland, Calif., April 20.— The
‘Frisco fire continues beyond all
control, sweeping on toward Po-
(rero, where thousands of working
men’s homes are located. The fire
bids fair to reach Presido, Rich
mond and the district north of G ol
den Gate Park. Scattering houses
are said to have checked the pro
gress of the conflagration on tho
south. People are now abandon
ing what few effects they saved at
tho commencement of the disaster,
and exerting every effort to escape
with their lives.
A legal holiday was declared
again today to enable the banks to
awoke was that the house was rock
ing from one side to the other. The
first thing I thought of was an
earthquake. We all rushed out of
tho house, some in their (very thin
It didn’tdu mage the house hardly
any, only of course the flues fell
down and wo had nothing but a
cold lunch all day. There is wreck
and ruin all over town.
hardly a plate glass window left in
town. Fine large brick buildings
all shaken up with large crackt
through them. The school build
ing is not damaged a great deal,
but the plaster is all off of the ceil
ings, and I guess there well be no
school before Monday. Business is
on a standstill, there is not a busi
ness house of aDy kind open and
the troops are guarding all the
streets. While Oakland is pretty
badly wrecked, San Francisco is
practically ruined. They wouldn’t
anybody to go over this morning,
but we got over this evening by
running a great bluff.
It is cer
tainly the grandest and most awful
sight I ever expect to witness.
who are homeless and can’t hardly
get anything to eat. Oakland is
just full of people trying to find
some place to stay aud to get some
thing to eat.
Well I will close for this this
time, your loving son,
The following ’etter from Mrs.
Nova Laudrith to her parents, Mr.
aud Mrs. W. W. Gage:
Santa Rosa, Cal., April, 18, ’06,
D e a r F o i . e s :
We had a great
shaking up this morning at 5:25.
We are safe, though it gave us a
The whole main
part of town is a wreck that
cannot be described.
It is a
horrible sight. Did you have a
shock up your way? We are to
move in our own place tomorrow.
When wo get settled we will write.
Nannie ami K e d went to 8 »n Fran
cisco yesterday. Cannot get any
word and will go down as soon as
they will lot us land there. I am so
afraid that they are hurt if not kill
ed, for tho city is something awful,
a great deal worse than here.
(Daily Coast Mail.)
Miss Blanche Bates writes to her
aunt Mrs. C. S. Helborn: ‘‘Uncle
Thud (Kent) and I are safe—home
less and penniless, but thankful.
Wo passed last uight in an open
lot with cinders un i ashes falling
upon us. No description possible.
Have had food this morning, No
further danger, so do not worry.”
Mrs. J. W. Bennett 1ms received
word from her parents, that their
residence was destroy id by dyna
mite, but the family was all r glit.
Coquille, O re g o n .
MACHINE S H O P ,
P R IV A T E H O S P ITA L
tles, etc. was destroyed, and practic
ally all chimneys were put out of
commissiou. The large statue of
Minerva on the court house dome
was wrenched from its fastening
and hangs horizontally out from its
No damage w.s done by lire.
The water supply was cut off, but
large reserve was available iu tanks.
In Areata the damage was esti
mated at $30,000, but this was prob
ably greatly exaggerated. At For-
tuna the high estimate was $20,000.
Ferndale was reported to have suf
fered the worst, having hardly a
building left. Our informant saw
at Fields Landing a great crack in
the ground-, four feet wide, nnd
similar fissures were opened in all
parts of the county.
Both the Times and the Standard
estimated the damage iu tho county
at a half million, but this was prob
ably much too high.
There was no suffering, and mon
ey was being raised for San Fran
cisco, though no food stuffs could
be spared to send.
The Vance House and tho Grand
hotel, in Eureka, were said to be
very severely damaged, aud the large
store building of Russ, Early &
Williams, at Ferndale was complete
ly demolished, while the old Boyn
ton <fe Hall store suffered a loss of
$100,000. In Fortuna the Kramer
hotel was damaged to the extent of
$1500, and the iron doors of the
Newell A Mclntire store were blown
out of the building into the street.
As the Alliance entered the bay,
she met tho
That steamer had left Frisco shortly
before the shock, for the Mendo
cino coast. When she passed Point
Arena she saw that the light house
and lifesaving station were gone,
or, as the captain expressed it
through tho megnphone, “ all bug
gered up.” — Coast Mail
T H I N K I IN G
G asolin e
E ng ine
C oos B ay an d
S a n F ra n cisco
c jp jp
J- G- Fish
J. W. Bennett has received assur school shoos at Robinson’s.
ances of safety oi his sou and daugh
Onion sets «I 12.) cents 1" r
ter, Tom nnd Elsie.
pound at O. Wilson <& C o ’ h .
W F. Squires, msnagor of the
Desu Lumber Co., reports his family
IF YOU ARE
all well at Oakland. An nunt of
Mrs. Squires, a lady about 7(1 years
of age, was killed by falling debris.
The Dean Lumber Co. were burnpd
Y (i I’
A . .
out, but aro temporarily located in
P. S. Weaver received word di
rect from F risco that bis son was
Call at the O. K. Creamery and let
me make you a price on the ts-st
and cheapest engine on the market
The steamer Areata, one o f the
— the Wolverine.
staunch friends of Coos Bay people,
again demonstrated her loyalty to
our people at Frisco, by opening
withdrawn and answer filed.
San Francisco, April 20.— Not
C W Tower vs Thomas Vignrs et alone are the parks the places of hen Iquart ra aboard the boat in ^ P ^ T h o Oregon (Val A- Nav Co’ s,
Oakland creek. Among those to
al, suit in equity.
refugo. Every large vacant lot in
Motion to inspect note and mort
whom tho courtesy was extended
the safe zone has been preempted,
gage, answer to lie filed.
were R. E Shiue and Captain Magee
Capt. N e ls o n , M a s t e i.
Geo .I Schaefer vs M J Bnw mn. an,l even the cemeteries are crowd
ed. A wellkuown young worn in of nnd family of Empire.
suit in equity.
Will make regular trips between
R. E. Shine, of Empire, was in
Demurrer withdrawn an I an-wer
position , when asked today
to he filed.
where sho had spent the night, re- I Frisco during
last week, but
Jas D Clinton vs Etta J Clinton, I
! being in the suburbs, got out witb-
snit for divorce.
! lb e destitntnon and suffering is
I out accident. He is now iu Rose-
Answer filed and motion for sli- indescribable. Women and child- j
dren who had comfortable, happy burg
bllrK en route
routp home. Mr. .Shine
Shine re- . This ¡steamer is very steady at sea and
tho Breakwater s a i l e d her rassenger accommodation« are all
The Coquille Mill A Mercantile
night when sleep came—all on hav, south for Ban Diego, it is believed new, clean and sweet, opening out on
Co vs Alfred Johnson et al.
Ret m i o f summons not made.
on the wharves, on the sand lota * ¡ ( 1 , the Hpreckels fnmi’y and! deck and having onlv two berths in i
» ,- suienor Second , m
A M Snyder vs M K 1-er, action near
,, ,..., Beach,
. . some
, of » i t h e . m : friends
room. v vert
under the little tents made o f sheet- I
Fare, 1st Ulass, $10. 2nd Class, »6.
Demurrer W it h d r a w n and n n s w r r ing which poorly protected them I Following
Mayor Lane. Portland,
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- Oak-1 ' r ‘ I D O W . A (# n t. w , Q. R o m . A c t
from the chilling ocean winds,
to t»e f il e d .
THE PRACTICAL BLACKSMITH
J. T . H Ä R T E V , m ,
and BOX FACTORY
Str. M. F. Plant,
T REAS TRY HIT NED; COIN SAFE.
Washington, April 20.—Secretary
Natalio White vs William J White I of ('10 Treasury Shaw was notified
suit for divorce.
| this morning that the sub-treasury
at S in Fiancisco had becd destroyed
Paris Ward vs Barbery Ellen
but that the turn of $30,000,000 in
Ward, suit for divorce.
the vaults was saved and is guarded
E L M lilumenrotlier vs Geo H by soldiers.
Bethel, action at law.
14 THIEVES MEET DEATH.
Motion to strike out part of com
Oakland, Calif., April 20. Four
teen tbieveH were detected by the
Auna Bier vs Edward Bier, suit
soldiers last night trying to rob the
vaults of the ruined mint and were
Bertha K Gordon vs Edward Gor killed to a man.
don, suit for divorce.
Vpril.— 21. Golden Gate hospi
Continued for «ervice.
tal in South ‘Frisco, containing
S C Rogers vs Hiram Granby, ac
2500 patients, collapsed late last
tion at law.
Motion to maks complaint definite evening, killing 20.
Notice is hereby given that ¡lie 1 urn-
mun Council of the City of Ccquille will
receive sealed bids for the improvement
of all that part of Second Street between
the east side of “ U " Street and the w est
side of *‘ B” Street, according to the plat
of the original town of Coquiilo City, by j
leveling the grade thereof to a true plane y
Making, CUld All Kinds Of Forge Work.
with the grade of Second Slreet between
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Hall and “ B” Streets, aud by planking
We give below the names of a the same with white cedar plank four
Special Attention Giuen to AH Kinds o f Lathe Work.
number of our people who were in inches in thickness and not less than
California at the time of the dis- eight inches in width, the full width of
said street from the side walk on the ■
one side to the side walk on the other,
Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Thrift, of San except that a gutter at least eight inches
Jose; R. D. Jones and family, llerk- in width shall be placed between the i
ley, George Goodman, ’Frisco; Rev. outer edge of the sidewalk and the end
Taylor and family, ( parents of Mes- of the planking on each side the full
length of the portion of said street to be
dames Culin aud Wilsou;) Florence improved. Foul plank shall lie laid on ,
Rosa, Vane Maury, Thos. Bennett, white cedar stringers which shall lie |
Wm. Grow, Jack Grimes, Mrs. H. four inches in thickness and eight
W. Dunham and Mr and Mrs. Jack inches wide, laid fiat and not to exceed ;
MANUFACTURERS of Butter Boxes, Cubes, Apple and Fruit n o n 8
Bruce, Col. Coach, Mrs. Nova Lan- four feet apart. Each plank shall he i
Cabinets, Tables, Counters, Store Fronts, etc.
well spiked with at least two spikes in j
dritb. Owing to the crowded con each stringer, and all to be finished up
Turning Work a Specialty.
All Orders given
dition of the lines a number have in a workman like manner. Said ini- |
not been heard from, among whom provemeut to be completed on or before
the 1st day of July, 1906.
M e a l s at a ll H o u is
aro tho Misses Lcneve.
F l u t C la s s
Payment for said improvement t) he|
F r o m & a m Vo 9 V M ,
C u s in e
made when the assessments therefor are j
E arthquake at E ureka
collected and not more than thirty days
from the date of the contract. The con
The steamer Alliance, which ar tractor to furnish all necessary la b or!
rived here yesterday from Eureka, and material and successful bidders will i
reports that that city experienced a be required to give a good and sufficient
M R S . C. O. G I L K E Y . F roprietoress
heavy shock of the earthquake which bond in a sum equal to the amount of R e a s o n a b le P a t e to
S p e c i a l A t t e n t io n G iv e n
destroyed San Francisco, and much their bid to he approved by the Council j
to C o m m e r o l a l P e o p
R e g u la r B o a r d e r s
for the faithful performance of the cen- |
damage was doue throughout the
country, but so far as reported no
The Council reserves the right to re
one was injured.
ject any and all bids. All bids to be
D R W E T M O R E ’S
In Eureka no plate glass was left filed with the City Recorder on or before
5 o’ clock p. m., on the 7th day of May, S
in the business fronts, and broken
glass lay so thick in the streets that
Dated this 24th day of April, 1900.
it could not be avoided in walking
R. R. POWNDER,
along. All glassware, crockery, bot
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
FOR THE COUNTY OF COOS.
) Suit in Equity for a
Geo. W . James, |
TO GEO. W. JAMES, the above-nam
In the name of the state of Oregon;
you are hereby notified that you are re
quired to appear and answer the com
plaint filed against you in the above
entitled suit within six weeks from the
date of the first publication of this sum
mons, to-wit: within six weeks from the
14th day of March, 1906, the same
being the date of the first publication of
And if you fail to appear and answer
said complaint on or before the 25th ;
day of April, 1906, the same being the
last day of the time prescribed in the i
order of publication, the plaintiff will
take judgment against you ami will |
apply to the court for the relief de - 1
mantled in her complaint, a succinct
statement of which is as follows:
That the marriage contract heretofore |
existing between plaintiff and defend- !
ant be dissolved, set aside and held for!
naught; that plaintiff he restored to
lier maiden name of Zetta Belieu; that j
she have judgment against defendant I
for the costs and disbursements of this
suit; and for such other and further;
relief as' to the court may seem meet i
Service of this summons is made by 5
publication in pursuance of an order
made by L. Tiarlocker as County Judge ;
of Coos county, Oregon, dated Marco J
13th 1906, directing that service of said
summons be made by publication there
of in the Ooquille H e r a l d , a n e w s
paper published at Coquille, in said
county, once each week for a period of
J. J. STANLEY.
Attorney for Plaintiff.
/ am prepared to treat all
Medical and Surgical Cases.
S p e c ia l R a te s
m o d e fot*
flc e o u e h e .
Train Nurses in Attendance.
For Further Particulars Address
Dr. W E T M O R E ,
Phone 7 7 7,
Monuments and Headstones
We guarantee better woi k
at lower prices than can be
had elsewhere. Do not order
Monumental work until you
haue called upon or written
us for prices.
D a v id
F i l t o n , Local Agent, Coquill#.
STEWART & WHITE, Props.
P h o n e , M a in 2 3 8 .
3dJ& D S ts., M arshfield, Ore.
COOS CO, MARBLE AND GRANITE WORKS
I DYSPEPSIA COPE
D IG E S T S W H A T Y O U E A T
The $ 1 00 bottle contains 2 % times the trial size, which sells for 50 cents.
P R *P A R R D O N L Y AT T H E LA B OR A TOR Y OF
E . C. D e W I T T ¿c C O M P A N Y . C H IC A G O . I L L .
Now is the time
Simplex Hand Separators
and get them installed ready for the
The Simplex is very simple in construction, easy
to operate, easy to clean and extremely light running
Ang small BOY or GIRL can do the separating with
H IS FULLY GUARANTEED to do as perfect separa
tion as any SEPARATOR made.
It w ill cost you nothing to give it a tria l and once
installed it w ill save you time and money as well as
IF YOU SHOULD NEED A SEPARATOR let us know
and we w ill gladly put one in on trial.
T. H. MEHL Sc COMPANY