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About Coquille herald. (Coquille, Coos County, Or.) 1905-1917 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 13, 1909)
2 7 : No. 5 .
Entered i. h Hecoml-claae matter May
8, 1905, at the poatotfice at Coquille,
Oreiron, under act of Congruos of March
P H Y S IC IA N AND SURUKON.
COQUILLE, COOS COUNTY, OREGON, W EDNESDAY, OCTOBER
B Y STEAMER.
Probably Total Loss as Re
sult of Collision.
Office at Slocum’a Drug Store.
O o q u i l l k , O regon .
Offioa Phone Main 311.
A. F. Kirshman,
D entist .
Office two doora South of Post offioe.
DR. J. D. KELLY
Office in Skeels Building
OFFICE HOURS—9 to 11 a.m. 2 to
4 p. m. 7 to 8 p. m.
The steamer Alert, owned and
operated by Captain C E. Edwards,
was rammed and sunk about i
this afternoon by the steamer Break
water in the Bay just back of the
A big hole was jammed in the
Alert amidship and she sank before
the Breakwater could get her over
on the mud flats on the east side of
the channel. For three or four
minutes the Alert held fast to the
Breakwater’s bow but the water
rushed into her and she keeled over
on her side and settled near the
east side ot the channel, being
about half under water.
The Alert is believed to be beyond
SAVES EDW ARDS’ LIF E .
Dr. C. W. Endicott
D ent is t
Phone Main 431.
E. D. SPERRY
Attorney and Connoellor at Law.
Offioe in iiobinson Building
W. C. CHASE.
ATTO RN E Y-A T-LA W
Offlo in Kobinson Building, Upstairs
C. R. BARRON
Attorney and Counsellor at Law
First olasa References
Fifteen Years’ Erperionoe
C o q u il l e C i t y , O r e
J. J. STANLEY
HARD TO FIX BLAME.
LA W Y E R
O o q u i l ii B.' O reg on
A. J. Sherwood,
A t t o r n e y - a t - L a w ,
N o t ar y P u b l i c .
A t t o r n e y - à t - L aw .
N otar y P u b l i o ,
Hall & Hall,
A tt o b n e y s - i t L a w ,
Dealer in R e a l E s t a t s o f all k in d s .
M arshfield, Oregon.
E. G. D. Holden
L awtrb ,
J u s t i c e or t h s P eace
D. S. Commissioner, General Insurance
Agent, and Notary Publio. Office
in Robinson Building.
M. E. WHITMORE. E. F. M O K R ISsy
Bay Paving and Con
Hiram Edwards, a sou of Cap
tain C. E. Edwards, owes his life
to the heioism of W. Willemeyer of
swim but jumped off soon after the
collision and had gone under once
when the seaman on the Break
water heaved over a lile preserver
and jumped to" his rescue. With a
speed seldom attained by a sw im
mer in local waters, he reached
Edwards’ side and pulled the life
presetver to him. He kept by his
side until the Buffalo Bill reached
Harry Albertson, a fireman ou
the Aleit, was also rescued by the
The crew of the Breakwater
threw off lilies and J. R. Roberts,
the engineer on the Alert, and Jesse
Ott, another of the Alert crew,
swam to them and were pulled
Emmet Pierce and Captain C. E.
Edwards were the only others
aboard the Alert. They got up on
the upper deck and remained there
until the Alert sunk.
Brickfi Stone ami Timber.
Offices 117 Front Street, Marshfield Oie.
Theo. BerpanShoe Mfe.Co.
The Celebrated Bergmann Shoe
The Strongest, and Nearest Water
Proof shoo made for lo g era, roinrrs
prospectors and mill men.
621 Thurman Street
P o r t l a n d , O regon .
For sale nr trade for Ranch.
Eight.room house and five lots,
large barn, henhouse and yard,
woodhouse, city water. For eale
on easy terms. E. H- Kern, Co
It will be difficult to fix Ibe blame
for the disaster and the investiga
tion may result in freeing all.
The Alert was lying at the
Breakwater's wharf when the
Breakwater was coming up the Bay.
Captain Edwards evidently thought
she w as go ng to pull into th; dock
and started to back the Alert up.
Instead of being en route to her
dock, the Breakwater was going to
her bunkers and she did not swing
into the wharf as Captain Edwards
had evidently expected.
officers ol the Breakwater, when
they saw the Alert continue to back,
reversed the engines but it was too
late and she stiuck the small craft
Had it not been for the Break
water’s engines being reversed she
probably would have cut the Alert
in two.— Coos Bay Times.
Bandou Grange, the most west
erly in tne United States, was or
ganized last ¡Saturday by 8tate
Deputy Cyrus H. Walker, with 36
This makes four Granges Mr.
Walker has organized since coming
to Coos county, all starting out
strong and giving promise of large
There are now five Granges in
this county, that at Myrtle Point
having been organized several
years ago. Coos is now eutitled to
two sets of delegates at the State
Following is the list of officers
for the Bandon Grange:
Master, Frank F. Eddy; Overseer,
J. A. Cope; Lecturer, M. G. Pohl;
Steward, Emma J Kite; Assistant
Steward, Ella M. Young; Chaplain,
C. B. Zeek; Treasurer, R. M. Pres-
sey; Secretary, D. H. Jackson;
Gate Keeper, J. R. Burnett; Ceres,
Fannie Eddy; Pomona, Pauline
Hunt; Flora, Della Cope; Lad>
Assistant Steward, Polly C. Randle-
Next meeting will be Saturday,
Coos county is now
certaiuly ou the Grange map.
any in the county. At Norway one
will meet J. H. McCloskey, also his
sister Miss Minnie, who is post
mistress and storekeeper. They
own and operate one of the best
A Thriving Settlement and equipped creameries in ‘.he state.
H. B. Quain, a butter maker cJ
national reputation, (to the craft at
least) is iu charge of the plant.
Do you want to take up a home cut of the exterior is run here.
stead? If you do, don’t go to Lee
All such work has
been done many years ago. In go
ing to Lee from Fairview the Mast
family property is the fits! that you
will find improved. W. P. Mast
and family arrived at the place now
known as Lee in the year 1868.
With the exception of the father
and husband, the family still reside
at Lee and vicinity.
aud brother .Hardy reside on the
From Fairview on to Lee and
"eld place ” A cut of Webb Mast through the places heie mentioned,
and his wife appears in this issue. stock raising, grain and vegetable
culture is paramont. Dairying is a
success and the rural cousins are
For the ccuvenience of those who
are unable to attend Lodge, 1 will
be at the Lodge room from 10 to 12
on the first and last Suudays of the
month to receive dues, or they may
be mailed to me at Coquille.
P er Y ear
Boys! Girls! Columbia Bicycle
Greatest offer out. G t
your friends to subscribe to our
magazine and we will make you a
present of a $40.00 Columbia Bicy
cle— the best made. Ask for par
ticulars, free outfit and circular tell-
ing “ How to Start.” Address. "The
Bicycle Man,” 29-31 Evst 221 rft
New York City, N. Y.
D. L. Perkins House Moving.
H. H. GRENOLD, Prop
Successor to W. A. Goodman
and inspect the largest
and most handsome
line of Gents’ Furnish
ing Goods in the City.
The Newest and most
handsome thing in the
Is prepared to do all kinds of
House Moving on short notice.
Store Your Potatoes
Uncle Sam Handsaker, one of the
best known of Lane count) pio
neers, died at Dexter, this county,
Tuesday, October 5, 1909, after a
Five Cents Per 100 l b s FortheSeason of 1909
lingering illness due to old age.
Uncle Sam was born at Hatton,
Derbyshire. England, November 19,
W h y keep your potatoes at home to handle when
1831, and was therefore 77 years,
the roads are bad, when you can store at
10 months and 16 days old
the above price for the season
ceased came to this country in
1843, landing at New Orleans
March 28 of that year with his
mother, two sisters and two broth
ers. Ten years later the Oregon fe
C o q u ille
W areh o u se
ver, then a prevalent contagion
throughout the east, brought him
west from the old home near St.
Louis, coming across the plains by
ox team, Deceased settled in the
ü iilÄ S ü S
Umpqua valley near Oakland, in
1854. About this time began the
struggle with Indian,, and Uncle
Sam proved himself of the right
pioneer spirit when he volunteered
under Captain Laban Buoy, Com
pany B, 2nd regiment Oregon
mounted volunteers, and later did
similar service under Captain P. C.
Noland. In 1856 the Indians were
W e carry a good line of W altham ,
subdued and peace declared. Hav
Elgin, South Bend and Howard Watch
ing helped make the land habitable,
Before purchasing a watch else
Uncle Sam’s next thought was to
where call and examine our stock and
get married and settle down, and on
get p r i e s . W e guarantee our prices to
November 27, 1856, at the home of
be as reasonable as any.
the bride’s parents on Camas Sw.ile,
in Douglas county, Miss Sarah
Johnson Cannon was made his wife,
Rev. John Dillard officiating.
Iu 1869 deceased moved to Lane
county, locating 20 miles west of
Eugene, near Dexter. In 1895 lie
moved to Eugene where he re.ided,
until with failing health, he went
to the old home place near Dexter
to pass his declining days.
Uncle Sam left as a heritage to
bis children and the people general
ly an interesting book entitled “ Pi
oneer Life," recounting much of the
early history of Oregon and his own
Deceased leaves a wife and the
Fresh and Salt Meats.
following children: G. W. Hand
saker, Portland; Mrs. J. M. Keen We are headquarters for everything In the meat line,
ey, E. B. Handsaker, Eugene; Mrs
wants always receiues prompt attention.
J. M. Guiley, Ashland, Mrs. W. L.
Bristow and Mrs. P. N. Laird,
Pleasant Hill; T. S. Handsaker,
Arleta, Oregon. The eldest daught
er, Julia, died at the age of 12.
A. J. SHERWOOD Pie».
8. t. SHIRE, Vise P m
Funeral services will be held to-
l. H. HAZARD, Cashier
0. C. SANfORD, Aitt. Ceihler
dayjat 10:30 a. m at Gordon’s un
dertaking parlors, Rev. E. C. Wig-
FIR ST N A T IO N A L B A N K
more officiating, after which the
O P C O 9 U I L 1 L 1 B , ORBGOpC.
body will be taken to Portland for
T r a n n n c t s a G e n e ra l B a n k in g H uB inesa
Mrs. Handsaker will reside with
her daughter, Mrs .1 M. Keeney,
Board of Director».
374 East Fourteenth street, city.-- R. O. Dement,
A. ,T. Sherwood,
National Rank o Commerce, New York Cit
Eugene Regi ter, Oct. 8th.
L . II. Hazard,
Crocker Woolworth N ’t Bank, San Krancieo
Mr. and Mrs. Webb Mast.
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Coos Awarded Prizes at A-Y-P. A logging camp is being conducted
by the brothers, as well as caring
J. A. Ward reports that up lo for the farm.
Mrs. Mast, Jr., is
date Coos county has received two the postmistress.
grand prizes, four gold medals and H ., the mother, is hail and hearty
one bronze medal, the gradation as the cut accompanying this article
being, grand, gold, silver, bronze, will show.
and favorable mention.
The grand prizes, (highest awards)
are, one lor the North Bend Mlg.
Company, myrtle wood furniture,
aud one for J. G. Fish, of Coquille,
myrtle wood furniture.
The gold medals are: Coos Bay
creamery., cheese; Sumner creamery,
cheese; North Bend Chamber of
Commerce, exhibits of shell fish.
The bronz medal is ou Graham’s
mounted game exhibits.
No award has been received up
to date on Coos county coal ex
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Home Rule is Irish Dream.
London, Oct. 7.— T. P. O ’Conner
will sail for the United States at the
request ot John E. Redmond, thq
Irish leader, to explain the political
Mrs. Charlotte Mast.
situation to the supporters of the
Irish cause in America and to ap
After leaving the Mast place, the
peal for funds to carry on the strug
J. C. Hervy place on the Gravel
gle for home rule. The nationalists
Ford road is the first. Mr. Iletvy
regard the approaching general
is erecting a modern home. J. A.
election as one of the most critical
Yoakam is the master builder, and
periods in their history, and the full
informed 11s that the place would
power of their organization will be
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be a “beauty.”
utilized in helping the liberals de
Notice to Mariners
E. D. Myers, who has been re
prive the House of Lords of the
at Lee twenty-six years, has
power to vote which they claim is
Capt. Hanson, of the schooner the sole remaining obstacle to home a nice place on this road. Nearing
Dora Blum, reports that at 3 p. ra. rule.
Gravel Ford, W. V. Schroeder may
on July 27, 1909, in latitude 36 09’
Ranch Deal Closed.
north; longitude 129 30’ west, he
J. D. Bennett, of bridge building
passed within a cable's length of a
A deal was closed today, where lame, has a beautiful home. He
small vessel flouting bottom up, by Messrs. Will Cox, Tom Rennie has been a resident thirty years.
about 4 feet out of water. Stern and three other men take over the
Fred Moser is the postmaster ot
was broken off pretty well amid Peter Petersou ranch on Haynes Gravel Ford and conducts a cheese
ships. Bottom was dark color with Inlet. The ranch comprises 310 factory. He and his wife are rep-
no gins« or barnacles showing. The acres aud is said to be one of the i
derelict w h s about 50 feet long and best ranches iu Coos county. The
no name was visible.
price for the tract was fourteen
J ohn M c N u l t y , Nautical Expert. thousand dullars, and the buyer-
have had an offer of six Ihousam
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advance since buying — Coast Mail
For Rent Cheap.
too acre ranch on Myrtle Creek,
18 miles from Myrtle Point, 7 miles
20 acres cultivated
tnd fine orchard, good 5 room house
and fairly good barns. 2 years
lease wanted. Address, Mrs. A. C.
Kurtz. Bancroft, Oregon.
Lane County Pioneer Dies.
T h r n e x t Píllate
A piece of flanuel dampened with
Chamberlain’s Liniment and hound
on to the affected parts is superior
to any plaster. When troubled with
lame back or pains in the side or
chest give it a triul and you are
certniu to be more thin pleased
with the prompt relief which it af
fords. This liniment also relieves
rheumatic pains and is certain to
please anyone suffering from that
disease. Sold by R. S. Knowlton.
13, 1909 .
Bryan'B Daughter for Congress
Denver, Colo. Oct. 8.--Follow
ing the announcement of Mrs Ruth
Brvan Leavitt that she would accept
the Democratic nomination lor con
gress, friends of her father started a ,
boom for her today. It is undet-1
Notice to Taxpayers
stood that Mr. Brvan has consented
to her making the race and it is
The Second Installment of 1908
taxes will be delinquent if not paid predicted that he will speak in her
behalf if she is nominated.
on or before October 4tb, 1909.
W. W. Gage,
Automobile delivery of rural
Sheriff and Tax Collector.
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mail is D o t an improbable addition
Here comes that to the postal service.
Mr. Fred Moser and Wife,
awful “ pure food” wiley person in life ia not rapidly approaching the
sisting that apple rider should be ideal in this country, we sbotlld like
Between Gravel Ford and Nor
made from apples.
to know why,
way the country ¡s on a pat with
W. H. Schroeder
COQUILLE V A LLEY PACKING
It ta generally conceded that
there are four “ express” tea. oris
why a parcel« post law will not lie
enacted by Congress.
Fiist, Adams Express C o, second,
The Southern Express Co., third,
Wells Fsrgo Express Co., and
fourth, The United States Express
All Coos County warrants drawn
on the general fund and endorsed
prior to February 1st, 1908, will he
paid on presentation at my office in
Coquille, Oreg. No interest will be
allowed on any nf these warrsnts
after September 30th, 1909.
Dated this 22nd day of Sept. 1909.
T. M. D immk k ,
R. E. Shine.
First Nat’l Bank of Portland,
S A M É nf Goiinille filier Transportation Company
Leave Coquille 9:30 A . M.
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Leave Bandon 6:30 A.
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