Coquille herald. (Coquille, Coos County, Or.) 1905-1917, September 01, 1909, Image 1

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V o l . 26: No. 51.
Entered as second-class matter May
8, 1905, at the poet office at Coquille,
Oregon, under act of Congress of March
3, 187».
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C O QUILLE, COOS CO U NTY, OREGON, W E D N E S D A Y , SEPTEM BER
Coos County Infirmary
It is safe to assert that ninety per
cent of the citizens o f this great
country are unfamiliar with tbe
workings of the municipal, county
DR. RICHMOND
and state institutions. The personel
PH YSICIAN AND 8UKUEON.
of the officers are unknown, and le-
Office at Slocum ’ s Drug Store.
ports from any and all of them are
C o q u il i . b , O k k o o n .
seldom read, with the result that
Offlo' Phone Main 211.
voters become indifferent and in
actions, (if not in words) say to the
official, “ I voted for you, hope you
A. F. Kirshman,
make good. Well, good bye! See
you next election.”
D k n tih t .
There is a sameness about state
OIBoe two doors Sooth of Poet ofiloe.
intltutions which bespeaks system
well and carefully studied.
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Oregon.
Coquille
The layman seldom learns the
workings and takes it for granted
that everything is sailing along se­
Dr. C. W. Endicott
renely.
Counties vie with each other in
D en tist
their efforts to make a good healthy
Office on Front Street
showing.
A county seat takes on
metropolitan airs and always leaves
Phone Main 431.
Coquille, Oregon
the impression that they are a su­
perior quality. This feeling always
brings about good results.
T O L L M A N
Tbe most commendable work
done by any and all of them is that
Photographer
of charity such as is being practiced
at the Coos County Infirmary every
Residence Studio.
day.
Coos county is not wealthy
only in resources, but for the past
twenty-five years has maintained a
home lor the unfortunate within its
E. D, SPERRY
borders.
Attorney and Connoellor at Law.
The home (for such it is) is lo­
Office in Robinson Bnilding
cated four miles north-east o f Co-
quille on the old Cun ningham road
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and consists o f 160 acres ot tillable
and grazing land with a large mod­
W. C. CHASE.
ern living house as well as thorough
ATTOBNEY-AT-LAW
housing for fowl and cattle.
Otfio in Robinson Building, Upstairs
The maimed and decrepit— as
well as Judges and Superintendents
____ ! ______________ ! ___ _ have come and gone since the in­
stallation of the first officer.
Re­
C. R. BARROW
verses, sueh as a complete loss by
Attorney and Counsellor at Law
fire has been encountered and over­
First-olass Keferenoes
come, ifnd today the place ¡sail 'hat
Fifteen Yer
'noe
it was intended to hi*
Coquin.* C ity , O k *
Allen McLeod is the present su­
perintendent, a position he has
filled for the past eighteen mouths.
J. J. STANLEY
Mr. McLeod has been an officer in
Ooos county and rendered good
LAWYER
service.
He is acquiting himself
Martin Building
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Front Street
ably in his present position.
Mr.
C oqu illb , O regon
McLeod is professionally assisted
by Mrs. McLeod, a lady o f culture
who holds a diploma from Boston
A. J. Sherwood,
as a trained nurse.
A t t o r n b y - at -T ia w ,
Mr. McLeod states that the dairy
business pays. They are at present
N otary P u b l ic ,
milking eleven cows and the result
Coquille,
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Oregon
is vei y satisfactory. Chickens and
hogs are raised and go a long way
toward meeting expenses.
Walter Sinclair,
At present thirteen people are be­
A tto rn e y - a t - L aw ,
ing cared for; the youngest is an
N otary P u b l ic ,
infant and the oldest eighty-four
Coquille,
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yeatsofage.
They have a good
home. True, it is nothing luxur­
ious, but good food and plenty of
Hall & Hall,
it, with a good warm bed, and warm
A ttobnkyb - i t L a w ,
clothing, with nothing to do but
Dealer in R ea l E b ta t « of a ll k in d ».
stay around is a God send to those
Marshfield, Oregon.
who are in need.
The McLeods are as a parent to
those dependent people, and none
E. G. D. Holden
ar: disquieted ot in a mood to com­
L aw yer ,
plain. They are as one family and
J ustice of the P eao *
U. 8. Commissioner, General Insurance you will see one old man assisting
another who is less able to move
Agent, and Notary Public. Office
about.
in Robinson Building.
The place called “ the world”
Coquille
regon.
has become a misty memory to
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some of them. They and the world
no longer have anything in com­
List Your Property With
mon. Political strife, wars, assassi­
STUTSMAN & COMPANY
nation, changes iu fashion leave
BEAL E8TATE
them unruffled. They are patiently
Office Front St., Opp. Hotel Coquille
awaiting the rayless decent o f death.
CLAUD STUTSMAN, Mgr.
It is commeudable indeed, and a
COQUILLE,
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OREGON
“ Nazerene” trait to smooth the
way for them as they journey down
the river of time.
Thco. Herffman Shoe Mfe.Co.
Among tbe many good things
considered by the District Board
Convention held in Coquille Aug.
Manufacturers of
19, the following resolution passed
The Celebrated Bergmann Shoe
Tbe Strongest and Nearest Water j by unanimous vote is doubtless the
Proof shoe made for loggers, miners i beginning o f great things for the
prospectors and mill men.
educational interests of this country.
621 Thurman Street
Resolved, that it is tbe sense of
P o b t l a n d , O reoow .
ibis convention that a committee ot
five be appointed by the County
N O TIC E
All Coo* County warrants drawn I Superintendent of which he shall
on the general fund aud endorse I tie chairman, to divise means for the
prior to January 1st, 1908 will be holding of a summer school annu­
paid on presentation at my office in ally in the county for the special
Coquille City. No interest will be training of teachers in methods of
allowed on any of these warrants teaching.
This committee as selected con­
after August 21st, 1909.
Dated this 11th day of Aug. 1909. sists of Supt. Bunch, Judge Schl-
I brede, F. Golden, A. G. Raab, W.
T. M. Dimmick
County Treasurer. ' D. Reedy.
Incorporated.
Eden Valley Coal Cidima.
Sam Clark ia Dead.
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P
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ERDM AN
Salem, Or., Aug. 21.—After a
Eden Ridge coal claim* of Samuel lingering illness lasting over seyeral
D. Pulford, Jame* H. Flanagan, weeks, S. A. Clark, historian, poet
Cecil C. Carter, Herbert Lockhart, and pioneer editor, died at tbe Sa­
Louise C. Lockhart, Alta E. Carter, lem hospital last night, aged 82
and otheri, more or less misleading years.
He was born in Cuba in
■tatamente have been published in 1827, received his education in New
regard to the Land Department! York and came around the Horn to
decisions thereon.
California, thence to Oregon in 1850.
New York, A ug. 24.— Since Jan­
uary 1, it is learned that orders hare
been given by',various railroad, ex­
press and dispatch companies for
from $150,000,000 to $175,000,000
worth of rolling stock.
Many
plants that several months ago were
running on half time, are today
operating to their full capacity, and
On November 9, 1908, the R e g -' He resided in the then village of thousands of men who were out of
ieter & Receiver of the Roseburg Portland for a short time and came work six months ago have steady
Land Office decided that the land to Salem, where he ♦ooh up a dona­ employment.
was not workable coal land, but tion land claim south of tbo city and
Buenos Ayres, Aug. 24.— The
found that the claimants took the later established his residence in
land in good faith for the coal, as Salem, where he has maintained his Argentine steamer Colombia, carry­
the appearance of the coal was home ever since.
He was married ing passengers from Buenos Ayres
auch as to justify the belief that to Miss Harriet Buckingham, in to the festival at Montevideo, and a
the coal beds were of a workable Portland, in 1852.
Four children German steamer also engaged in
character. On August 2, 1909, the j were born, three of whom, Mrs. N. the local passenger service and
Commissioner of the General Land H. Looney, matron of the Stath Re- whose name has not been ¡learned,
Office rendered as decision as fol- form S ch ool, William J. Clarke, ed- collided at the entraoce of Mon­
Between
lows, after an eight page review of itor o* the (iervais Star, of Gervais, tevideo Harbor today.
150
and
200
persons
were
drowned.
the evidence:-
and Mrs. Sarah Dyer, of this city,
‘‘ As the record stands, the evi- survive.
At various periods o f his The German steamer sank lalmost
dence preponderates in favor of life he was editorial writer of immediately after the collision and
the government’s contention that several newspapers, among them be only the captain and a few of the
The cap­
the beds are non-workable for their ing the Oregonian, the Record, and passengers were saved.
coal aud that the coal is not coal Statesman. He was an active work­ tain had to be restrained from com­
land, thus establishing the first er in state politics, but never held mitting suicide.
H EN8 LEY
Tl)e People’s Market
ERDMAN & HENSLEY, Proprietors.
We have a nice line of Groceries.
We sell as Cheap as the Cheapest.
We will Buy anything you have for Sale.
We want your Vegetables, your Chickens, your
egg? _
We Pay the Highest Market Price.
We are to Stay.
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“ Nothing is found on record to
induce this office to disturb your
findings and conclusions as to the
good faith of these claimants in
asserting their coal claims. They
were not coal experts and, as the
evidence shows, undoubtedly be­
lieved that the outcropping beds
were practically coal throughout.
The second charge is not sustained
by the evidence adduced.
any office of prominence.
For sey­
eral years he was Librarian to Con­
gress in Washington, D. C., and was
forced to resign on account of his
advanced age and enfeebled condi­
tion. No pioneer of Oregon was
better known than “ Sam” Clark.
Myrtle Point Enterprise.
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G E N E R 4 J j N E W S .
E d ito r H krai . i > :-I ii regard to the
charge.
Y
Colfax, Wash., Aug. 24.—Tbe
most disastrous grain field fire in
tbe Palouse country this year oc­
curred Saturday morning, three
miles north of Diamond, when 3000
bushels of wheat belonging to John
Kirkman and
1500 bushels of
stacked grain belonging to Jack
Stuart was destroyed.
The fire
originated on the Kirkman place
from embers left at the setting by
tbe threshing engine, which left tbe
field nearly 48 hours before, and
when discovered bad gained such
headway that it spread to Stuart’s
farm adjoining, despite the efforts of
over 100 men from nearby heading
and threshing crews and it required
several hours hard work to get it
under control. The grain was in­
sured.
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COQUILLE, OREGON
The Baxter
B A X T E R BROS. Proprietors.
The Hotel formerly known as the Hotel Coquille.
Newly Furnished, Painted and Papered Throughout.
Special Attention
Paid
to the
A daughter was born on August
19th, to Mr. and Mrs. George Way
o f this place.
“ The third and last charge, in so
Fred Spires has returned to Cor­
far as it is different from or addi­ vallis to pursue his studies in con­
tional to the first, is material only nection with the course in electrical
as touching the motivos or inten­ engineering which he is taking at
tions of the parties in asserting the Oregon Agricultural College.
their claims to the land, and that
Mrs. Cecil Arneson, who has
issue is fully covered by the second been very sick for some time, has
charge and the finding thereon. shown no improvement in her con­
The last charge, then, may be dis­ dition recently, and it is feared by
missed from further consideration. her friends that she cannot long
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Roseburg, Ore,, Aug. 24.—Tbe
“ The third and last charge re­ withstand the siege of sickness
Rosehurg’s new
ferred to was ‘that the land ia unless there is an early change for cornerstone of
Masonic Temple was laid yesterday
chiefly valuable for it’s timber.’ the better.
afternoon, with quiet ceremonies.
The decision concludes as follows:
The team driven by Rev. C. D.
‘The decision reached by you is ac­ Price of Bancroft became frightened The grand officers present were Dr.
cordingly affirmed. Should this at an automobile on Spruce street Norris R. Cox, of Portland, grand
decision become final, the several last Ftiday and ran away, smash­ master; D. G. Tomasini, of Port­
coal land applications will be re­ ing the rig into kindling wood. land, grand tyler, nndE. E. Kiddle,
FR0N1 STREET,
COQUILLE ORE.
jected.’
Mr. Price was compelled to secure of Island City, past grand master
W e carry a good line o f Waltham,
“ Give due notice hereof and at another rig to take him home after and grand high priest of the R. A.
M.
The
formalities
opened
with
a
Elgin,
South Bend and Howard Watch­
the proper time report.
the accident.
es. Before purchasing a watch else­
“ Very respectfully,
Rev. H. M. Branham writes from parade of Masons, headed by a
Acting Commissioner.’’
Shasta Retreat, Calif., stating that band. At the laying of the corner­
where call aud examine our stock and
You will note that the decision they arrived thereon the 19th and stone there was the usual ritualistic
get pries. W e guarantee our prices to
as to claimant’s good faith was like it very much. The night air, work, and addresses were made by
be
as reasonable as any.
made about nine months ago, and he says, is delightful. Fishing and Dr. Cox, Hon. J. C. Fullerton,
this point very clearly appears in ! hunting is good and they are enjoy- Hon. O. P. Coshow and Hon. Dex­
this recent decision. Justice would ! ing a share of both.
They have ter Rice. The temple will be Rose-
have dictated that it should appear j rented a furnished cottage comfort- burg’s first three-story building.
in the newspaper reports, which it ably situated and expect to remain When complete and furnished it
will cost about $25,000.
has never done heretofore to my there three or lour weeks.
knowledge. At the time of the
Condon, Or., Aug. 25.— Follow­
A s W e Are.
hearings, claimants wore freely
ing
the decision by Circuit Judge
charged with “ land fraud.” Un­
“ Man’s life is full of troubles and L. T. Harris, that tbe Condor
til a decision had been rendered, I temptations. He comes into this
did not feel at liberty as an at­ world without his consent and goes charter is not analogous to the
Lard,
torney to publicly discuss the evi­ out of it against his will. His jour­ Medford charter and therefore can­
not
regulate
the
sale
of
liquor,
con­
dence, which incidentally covers ney through life is rocky and beset
Hams,
trary to the local option law, Sheriff
about 1800 pages. As these cases
with strange and contradictory ex­ Rogers last night closed all the
We Carry
Bacon,
are still pending, for they are
periences. When he is little the saloons in the city.
Judge
Harris
subject to appeal to the Secretary 1
big girls kiss him, and when he ie based his decision on the grounds
Sausage,
of the Interior, I cannot yet die big, tbe little girls kiss him.
that
under
the
charter
the
council
cuss the evidence, but I will say
Fresh and Salt Meats.
“ When he is a child be wants
could also regulate the sale of liquor
that it goes to show possibilities of
candy but can’t get it and when he to minors and women, which is con­
other things connected with the
Your
is a man he can get it but don’t trary to the state law, and that no We are headquarters for euerything In the meat line.
matters involved in this case, on
wonts always receiues prompt attention.
want it.
When he is a boy he special clause regulates the sale,
the part of persona other than the 1 wjghe8 he were , mBD and wheQ he
contrary to the local option law.
claimants, fully as serious as the j
is a man he wishes he were a boy
The decision was hastened by the
lack of good faith with which they
1 again. If he raises a large family
recent
murder of Bert Wells by B.
were charged and of which they
he is a chump, if he raises a check
K. Searcy. No trouble is expected
were cleared. W hile these thing*
A. J. SHERW OOD Pré».
R. £. SHIRE, Vite Prêt
be is a thief; if he is poor he is a
from the saloonmen. No appeal to
were not mentioned in the news­
I. H. HAZARD, Cashier
0. C SANFORD, Aset. Cashier
bad manager and if he is rich he is
the supreme court will be made on
papers, I do not beliave these pa­
dishonest. If he is in politics it is
account of tbe expense.
Tbe
per* intended any unfairness to
for giaft, and if out of politics you
Hsloonmen claim bad faith on the
the claimants, hut that some other
can’t place him and he is no good
op C O Q U I U l i B , O R B G O f l .
part of the district attorney, saying
parties have been unfair. Most of
| to his country, no ’n ow.
they had an agreement that no T r a n s a c t » a G e n e r a l B a n k i n g B u s i n e s s
our opponents in these cases are
"If he gives to charity it is lor
action would be taken until tbe
of the highest honor and integrity.
! show, and if be does not he ig a decision of tbe supreme court.
A
In justice, this communication
Board of Directors.
oto.
Corro
stingy cuss.
mass meeting is to be held tonight
should receive
as great pub­
A. J. Sherwood,
National Bank o Commerce, New York Clt
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1 "If he dies young thore wag a in the interests ol better municipal R. 0. Dement,
licity as was given to the charges i
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L. Harlocker,
L. H. Hazard,
Crocker Woolworth N’ l Bank, San Franc loo
government.
I , great
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iu, him,
m i l l , and
n u l l if
1 1 he
ne h
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Isaiah Hacker.
R. E. »Shine. First Natl Bank of Portland, Portland.
against claimants of had faith a :
| to an old nge, he has missed his
John D. Rockefeller recently
year ago, and before any decision \ ^
calling
transferred $2,000,000 worth of
had been reached on them.
“ If he is active in religion he is a real estate to his son for $1. In ths
Respectfully,
hypocrite, but if he takes no inter­
words of tbe prophet, “ Them as
S. D. Pulford,
est in religious matters he is a has gits.”
Attorney for said gix claimants.
1 hardened sinner.
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“ If be shows affection he ia a soft
The House of Representatives
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of
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boy
who
has
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specimen,
if
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baa
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he
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entirely
healthy
he
roust
eat
while
fighting
yellow
jackets.
ment’s expense for “ Uncle Joe.”
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nothing, drink nothing, smoke
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wanted the machine.
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' attempt of one set to skin the other.
Traveling Public.
All
White
Help
Employed
Give Us a Trial and we will Treat You Right.
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W . H. Schroeder
Jeweler
pjONEEfl ME0T MAIftET
COQUILLE VALLEY
PACKING
CO.
FIR ST N A T IO N A L B A N K '
S cM it of Coquille River Trasportano!! Company.