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About Coquille herald. (Coquille, Coos County, Or.) 1905-1917 | View Entire Issue (May 29, 1907)
C O Q U IL L E , COOS
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CO U N TY, OREGON, W E D N E S D A Y , M A Y
T ry M unicipal O w nership
There will be held in Public Li-
in Portland on June C, 1907,
O reiO B , under act of Congress of March
¿hu Francisco, May 20. San a coinpetative examination for the
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Francisco is to have an experiment appointment of a midshipman to the
in municipal ownership of publio Annapolis Naval Academy by Sena
j utilities. The city will take over tor Bourne. This examination will
i the Geary-street -ailwav. This de- be conducted by Dr. D. H. Chap
PHYSICIAN AND SU KO EON.
cision was arrived at today by Dis- man of the “Oregonian” staff, and
Office at Slocum's Drug Store.
trict Attorney Langdou after a con will embrace a list o f applicants is
C oqimllm , O k c o o s .
ference with chairman Gallagher of reading, writing, spelling, punctua
the board of supervisors,
That tion, geography, United States his
body will at once appropriate the tory, world's history, arithmetic, al
sum of $400,000 for the purpose, gebra and geometry. The appli
A. F. Kir8hman,
and this amount will be added in cants will be required to show what
the June budget to the $350,000 would constitute about 95 per cent
D kntiht .
already appropriated for the as grades in the grammar and high
Office two doors Sooth of Poet ofiioe.
sumption of the railroad.
school studies embraced in this list,
The beard will employ a compe and they will have to be of sound
tent engineer to draw up plans for constitution, in perfect health, each
the conversion of the road from a of the five senses unimpaired and
cable system to an electrical con from 10
20 years of ago. Those
duit system. About two years ago of 16 years shall be not less than 5ft.
the franchise of the Geary street 2 inches m height and at last 105
EYE AND NERVE SPECIALIST
road expired. Application for re pounds weight; and at least 5ft. 4
Next visit to COQUILLE
newal was refused. But under an inches and not less than 125 pounds
MAY 24, 25 and 26.
At Marshfield Office, May 1 to 24 agreement that the company would weight o f 20 years old. The appli
surrender its road to the city on cants will have to bear all their own
demand, the Supervisors granted a expenses of both examinations in
PACIFIC REAL ESTATE CO., temoprary license to operate, carry cluding railroad fares, and be pre
SHANK HCKKHOLDKK, MGK.
ing the proviso that during the pared to incur an additional expense
life of this permit the company of about $205.00 for the required
Farms, Timber and Coal Lands,
should pay to the city a percentage outfit of personal effects in case the
Residence and Business Property.
of its gross earnings.
Portland examination is passed and
Simultaneous wifh the expiration an appointment received. One can
of the f ranchige, the quoetion wss didate and three alternates will be
agitated. The result was that the certified by Dr. Chapman to the ex
people voted a bond issue of $350. amination. Senator Bourne will ap
to take over the road.
This point the highest man to the posi
E. D, SPERRY
was to be followed at once by mu tion of midshipman and if he shall
Attorney and Counoellor at Law.
nicipal control, but the Supervisors fail to pass the physical or mental
Ofiioe in Robinson Building
neglected to take action, anti since examination to be held at Annapolis
that time the road has been opera on Jnne 18th, then the appointment
ted under its temporary permit.
will fall to the next highest man and
The recent strike of the carmen, so on until one is found or all fail.
IN. C. CHASE,
which completely tied up the street This examination is open to every
car systems of the city, caused the boy inOregan who can afford to take
Offioe in Robinson Building, Upstairs
introduction in the Board of Super it, and the first appointment will go
visors of a resolution calling for tho to him whos hall prove to be equiped
surrender of the Geary-street road. physically and mentally, a position
This was at the instance of labor of final distinction in the United
C. R. BARROW,
union leader* but the resolutions States Navy.
Attorney and Counsellor at Law
was not acted upon.
It is to be hoped our high schools
First olass References
Fearing that the non-union oper and colleges may prove themselves
Fifteen Years* Experience
ation of the road would result in worthy of the money the trxpayers
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absorption by the city, Secretary are spending on them by showing
Harper signed an agreement with that there are numerous young Ore
the Carmen’s Union to pay the gonians qualified to pass the exami
union demand of $3 for an eight nations.
J. J. STANLEY
hour day, but the board of direct
Applegrowers of Hood River are
ors, instead of indorsing this con
resting upon their laurels for
the time being, while strawber
COQUILLE, O bboon
growers of that section are after
The united change is made that
new honors and the largest emolu
the determination on the part of
the District Attorney to cause the ments in the history o f their ludus-
A. J. Sherwood,
surrender of the road to tho city is trv. The year 1905 was the banner
A ttorney - at - L aw ,
year in this industry as far us bulk
blow aiired at the United Rail
N otary P ub lic ,
concerned, but 1900 exceeded
roads .whose officials, in addition to
preceding year iu the amouut
fighting the present bitter strike,
of revenue derived from the busi
have on their bauds the defense of
probable indictments on the charge ness. The indications are that the
of bribing the Supervisorial Board, crop this year will reach 80,000 cra
under which the United Railroads tes, against 50,000 last year and
108,040 in 1905. The season is full
system is now being operated.
of promise to tho grower, the picker,
and the carrier, and of gratification,
W m E lliott L o o s e s Fingers
as long as bis money holds out, to
H all & Hall,
Last Saturday, Wm Elliott while the consuramer.—Oregonian.
Entered as second-class matter May
8, 1906, at the postoffice at Coquille,
The Mayor-Hay wood case stands
a fair chance of -ttracting almost
as much atte> ion as that of Harry
$ 1 .5 0 P er Y e a r
When Mr. Roosevelt can shoot
by wire 515 miles away, there is no
protection anywl.sre for a poor
“ reactionary” .
Chicago has a woman Justice of
the Peace, and the papers are at a
loss to know what to call her. Why
not caliber Maud?
T w o m ile s b e lo w B a n d o n .
At Washington they are begin
ning to suspect that the weather
Bureau does mf.i^^iiessing than is
allowed in .hdgatrfS.
A beautiful seaside residence plat fronting on
to the Pacific Ocean with lull view of the big
water and the most westerly city in the U. S.
The governor of 8. C., and the
governor of N . C., are teetotalers.
There is no public intrest in their
In wearing his hair pompadour,
Senator LaFolIette gets tfie best of
hi* enemies because they can never
tell when they have scared him.
We think Senator Knox stands
about the same chance to be Presi-
dent tbat Mark Twain’s white dress
suit would stand to stay white in
Lots on sale by the
Come Early and get First Choice.
L ots on Sale at H a l f Price till M ay 2 5 .
A new cigar has been named af
ter Secretary Taft, but if he values
his popularity he will never permit
his name to be attached to a molly
A persistent Australian has just The O ld est W o m e n in Oregon
Under New Management.
written 10,061 words on a post card,
Forest Grove, Or., May 16.— Mrs.
but we are ready to bet a new straw
hat they are not tne kind of words
will be 120 years old next Monday.
Grover Cleveland used.
For the past two weeks she has
If Mexico gets into a fuss with been getting weaker gradually, and
S t r ic t l y
the Central American republics let it is supposed she wiil not live many
us hope that no other outside pow dnys longer.
F ir s t -C l a s s .
She is an Oregon
er will butt in while she is teaching pioneer of 1853, and was born in
those quarlsome people a much- East Tennessee, Knoxville, Knox
County, on May 20, 1787, and in
1838, with her four children, moved
Opposite I. O. O. F. Hall.
For years the marriage of Ameri
Successor to J. T. Little
to Alabama, where she remained
can girls to foreign fortune-hunters i until 1849, G,en mo*—4 to Missouri.
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Sfio has been a icsident of Ifiilsboro
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Their latest habit seems to be elop
built the first hotel in Hilllsboro in
ing with gypsy fiddlers.
1868, and boarded several of the æ
In Des Moiues, Iowa a law suit
has been started over a goat that West Side railroad that was being *
T. H. MEHL, Proprietor.
got upon a roof and ate some of built from Portland to St. Joe.
She owned an animal named *
the Bhrngles, and then craned its
neck into a window and feasted on Martha Washington, which she *
some clothing in reach.
Presuma rode across the plains in 1853.
bly the charge is that the gout was
Only one of her children is living,
living too high.
Mrs. C. B. Reynolds,aged, 70 years /IN
last October, with whom her moth
“ If the news that Texas raise.I
er has lived for 40 vears Mrs.
105,000,000 watermelons reaches
W ood’s first husband died in 1832.
Fruits, Nuts, Candies, Cigars and Tobacco.
the rest of the south, the race prob
Her second husband died in 1867.
lem will simply shift” says the New She raised one son Isaac Lemons,
City News Stand.
If said “ news” ever who served through the war with
reaches the Houstou Post, there Mexico and died 38 years ago. She
will be another violent braiustorm often talks of this and is proud that
thereabouts. Thu post says Texas her son was a soldier.
has 124,000,000 watermelot) patches. been a member of the Methodist
Secretary Taft has wou great vic Church for 106 years. Her mother
tory in his own State; and Ohio’s died near Memphis, Tenn., at the
S h oots B lack B ear
action iu endorsing him, will doubt age of 110. The week she died she
walked five miles and knit the whole
One of the largest specimens of less be followed by other States.
B. F E N T O K
the black hear was shot by Kenneth Taft has shown himself to be a great
Perkins ou his ranch on Two-mile statesman, and iu fact, he has been
■Saddle Horses of best quality always on hand. Good B igs in red!
the fore part of this week. The cur- tho “guiding bund” tbat lias shaped
New line of ladies’ belts at R ob
for special trips. In fact, a general Stage and Livery business.
cass was brought to town Wednes
Accommodations for Taveling men a specialty
day and was viewed by half of the met with such wonderfully popular
F or S ale .
A nice new four room
town. The fur of Bruin is in fioe approval. The race next year will cottage and lot 55x100 feet in the Leave Coquille at 6 a. tn„ arriving at Roseburg at 10 p. m. Fare $5.50
condition considering the season, most likely be between Bryan and north part o f towu. Inquire of
W. Gregg or at the H erald office.
and he was rolling in fat. In con Taft, and cither of those great and
sequence of bis raid on the sheep incorruptible men, will show the
E ggs F o r H atching
pen on Mr, Perkins’ ranch, there are repacious corporations that this
From all thoroughbred stock
many juicy stakas, and bear meat is government is run for the people
MRS, M. C. BOYRIE, Proprietress.
8. C. Brown Leghorn, $1 per setting
something not to be sneezad at, jt and not for them.
or $5 per 100. Black Menorca and
took one shot in the head to do the
Carnegie can’t induce Pittsburg White Plymouth Rocks, $1 per set
good work and Bruin tipped the
F a n c y and S t a p l e
students to learn bricklaying. They ling. No hundred lots.
scales something over 500 pounds.
Also some young registered Jer
want hem to teach ’em hew to pile sey cattle and Berckshire pigs.
up the “ rocks’,.
J. C. W atso n .
B. B. Teters, theFairview farmer,
new record by not only robbing
was in town Thursday.
F o r Sale
Nuts, Candies, T o
wedding guests but stealing a kiss
John Shuck was down from the
from the bride.
North Fork on Friday.
bacco and Cigars.
A bargain if sold soon—Steamers
Scientists who are endeavoring
Fine line cf spring and summer
Echo and Welcome and lrarge and
to discover the color of the moon,
goods just in at Kerr’s.
my boat business between Myrtle
seem to think that tho old man up
Point and Coquille. Inquire of C.
A nice line of sheet music has there isn’t as green as he looks.
just been received by C- E. Birker
H. James, Myrtle Point.
k Co. Call early and g et the best. Despite his oft-repeated state
ment that he has given up scrapping,
‘ The aafe and reliable tiw o-,
We wish to call your attention to
L. Sullivan now acknowledges
the fact that we carry the best hams
rhe New and Speedy,
and bacon on the market.
Every that he is to be married again.
piece guaranteed, at Land & Lyons'.
The Cleveland man who commit
Geo. Conger, f u
ßest of Turnouts
Hay, Grail:. Feed.
A ttobn * y »- at -L aw ,
Dealer is Hr. at , E htatb o f a ll kinds.
C. A. Sehlbrede,
A t t o r n e y -a t -L a w ,
M a k s k p ie l d , O r e g o n .
E. G. D. Holden,
. 8. Oommimioner. General
Aaent, and Notary Pnblio.
in Robinson Building.
COQUILLE RIVER STEAMBOAT CO
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Large stock of grass
Knowlton Drug Store.
New summer goods to arrive at
O. Wilson & Co’s next week.
Justice D. P. Strang, of Bandon,
had business in Coquille on Friday.
La w in ,
J ustice o r
working on the cut off saw at the
Prosper mill, got ''is right hand
caught in the machinery in such a
manner ns to necessitate the ampu
tating of the two middlu lingers.
The palm o f his hand was very
badly mangled. Mr. Elliot is gut
ting along as well an could be ex
Tom White, Master
Banden...... 7 A-M. j Coquille... .10 a - m .
C o q u ille ....... 1 r-H. | Bandou . . . . 4 P-M.
Connect« at Coquille with train for Manhtield
and «teamer K -ho for Myrtle Point.
Adam Pershbaker was a passen
ger from tho bay by Friday’s train.
F. M. Stewart, of the Coos Bay
Monumental Works, passed through
to Myrtle Point Friday.
Vetch and fodder corn seed at
Dr. Prentis the dentist will visit
Bandon June 1th. Those in need
of dental work will please call ear
Honey, and Peas are in the market.
Mrs. G W. Cox wentjto the lower
river by Friday’s Dispatch and visit-
. ed her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thos.
J. C. Moomavr. Master,
('•quille------ 7 A-M. i Bandon.. 10:45 a - m .
Bandon......... 1 P-M. | Coquille. 4:45 p - m .
Have you examined that fine Pan-
| ama dress goods at O Wilson &
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North Coquille Store
North Enti . . iienry Street Bridge.
ted suicide for fear he was going to
C. P. Jansea. Master.
be lynched, must have been under
Will make regalar tripa batwean
Any persons who want |excelleut the impresaion tbat lynchers gener Coquille River and San
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E. M. Dawes, of Gridley, Califor psture for horses and cattle should ally make an awful mesa of the job.
H. .lam«. Master.
is here looking about with a j cji on the undersigned.
W. P. Fuller’s prepared paints,
Ha Stop-ovar at W ay Porte.
M yrtlePoiut.. .7 A-M. I oquitteCy 9 80 a - m . j view to locating in cane he can find ¡g about nine miles from Coquille. oils and varnisbea at J. A. Lamb &
Electric Lighta. Everythlng in Piral
CuqnfiU City. 1 r-M. I Mytl.e P 'i.,4 00 r- m .
H anses B ros .
a place to auit him.
D u ly except Sunday.
For Bargains in Buggies and Carriages come and examine our Hna wa
have the’ best that money can buy at tha lowest prices.