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T he C oquille H erald
COQUILLE, COOS COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 1911
PER YEAR $1.50
HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’
LUMBER MILL PORTLAND
TO VISIT COQUILLE
OPEN BASKET BALL BOGUS COCER
SEASON ON THE BAY
HARRIMAN MAY UNITE
FOR COQUILLE FIRST OF NEXT WEEK
The following letter froinC. 0. Chap
The high school boys’ basket ball
KKYXOI.DH >111.1. DK.tl. t'ONSl'M - man, of the Portland Chamber of Com*
team will play their first game of the ARRESTED IN D IN D O N OX LAST
merce. is largely self-explanatory.
Beason at Marshfield Thursday night
M ATED AND TH K COM PANY
TH URSD AY AFTERNOON BY
According to present plans a large del
and at North Bend ' Friday night.
egation of business men of Portland,
S H E R IFF GAGE.
Prof. Hockett will accompany the
who are interested in securing more of
tiie business of this section that lias
The boys are said to be in fine
been going to San Francisco will leave
shape and no doubt will put up a
Portland the last of tins week on a visit
stifT game In each place.
Work <>f MoviiiK tlu* Plant to Hcgiti to Coos county towns.
The line-up of the team will be as
Following is the letter.
nt Once and Ualciilations Marie
An article which appeared in the office here ad/IrM
^ will be in scent a further move on the part of follows:
Passed Forged Cliecl.s on the Hub
Portland, Ore., Jan. 14, 1911.
Matt Kerrigan, captain: guard.
Editor Herald, Coquille, Ore.— Dear Oregnnian this week concerning the Portland lío ;
to lie II ii n n in £ in From
.. • »! jfl that the great railroad enterprise of the
C loth in g Company at
Tom Belloni, guard.
Sir : I expect to pay a visit to Coos
renewed activity of the Lane County he will be In
e up Northwest to share in the trade that
60 to 00 l>nys.
tleld and Bandon— .Li
hay about next Monday, January 23
nand will follow the entrance of a line Into
George Oerding, forward.
coining via the first trip of the steamer Asset company, announcement of all o f the HI
mited ( l ine.
Clay Knowlton, forward.
which appeared 111 the Herald last Immediate
principal the Coos Bay section,
The Coquille Lumber company, Anvil, but cannot advise you definitely
ju.-t when I will reach there as it will week, professes to see Immediate among which Is the Oregon Electric
That this new company is a part
the new company formed to take over
Owen Knowlton, referee.
Jepend entirely upon weather and
SherlfT Gage returned Friday even
prospects of a railroad for this conn- extension. The Coos Bay enterprise of the Harriman system and built for
the plant of the Reynolds mill on the
Concerning the Friday night game ing from Bandon having in custody
bay, expects to have the machinery
consld- the purpose of combating the latest the Coos Bay Harbor, of North Bend,
J hope to bring with me a delegation try. It Is to be hoped that such is may not receive Immediate
two men wanted for pulsing worth
moved to Coquille and In operation
of Portland business men, un ler the the case— that an outlet will soon beieratton but that it will be kept in Hill progress Is believed highly prob
less checks at Marshfield and Bandon.
within the next 60 to -90 days. This
"T h e first game of basket ball of A third member of the party, but
ampicee oi the transportation commit secured to the markets of the
world mind for future activity Is not
able. The construction of the road
is the enterprise for which the Herald
the Coos county high school series against whom (li<
tee of the Portland Chamber of Com
for our vast resources and to
from Drain to Coos Bay as originally
announced subscriptions were being merce.
to be played in North Bend occurs on
taken last week.
w !th in the la8t few months the Panned is no longer included in the Friday evening, January 20, in the of complicity In the I' : enV- . was al
The establishment of this iine of in developing one of the most fertile
lowed to go on tl Elizabeth to San
Monday morning the stockholders, bouts while emanating from suggestions and productive agricultural sections
Lane County Asset company has fig- circulations for the work of the inj Park Pavilion. The Coquille boys’ Francisco.
numbering about 4 0 of the business originally made by the promotion com of the United States.
ured the cost and practicability of mediate future.
The two men, givi: t!i ¡r names as
men of the city and a few outsiders, mittee of the Portland Commercial
feat the North Bend boys’ high
Ray Brown and Arthur Young, are
* oHowing is the article:
building the road from Eugene to-
With so much activity on the part
met at the court house and proceeded club, has been undertaKen by the
school team. A great deal of inter
to organize. The subscription books transportation committee of the Port
Entrance of the Hill lines into the war(j Elmira.
Arrangements have of railroad officials having Coos Bay est centers on this game and our now lodged in the county jail where
they will be held to appear before the
of the company were opened and land Chamber of Commerce, which or Coos Bay district over a new road to been made to build and operate the as their objective point the construe
boys say they will win the first If grand jury In April.
signed, by-laws governing the cor ganization deserves all the credit.
be built from Eugene to Florence,; first 20 miles, after which the road tion of a road into that territory is there Is a possible chance. They are
Ray Brown, or Cr.i vford, as he
poration adopted and articles of In
I am looking forward to an oppor
practicing regularly and make a fine
no longer a remote idea. The theory,
called himself at V. . hfi.-M. acknowl.
corporation drawn up. The capital lunity to outline to your business men thence southward along the coast, is w ill be pushed to the
showing. The people of North Bend
edged his guilt to G
result siuslaw and thence to
the Coos Bay
so often advanced in the past, that
stock was placed at $50,000. The the work of the Oregon Development considered a probability as a
should turn out and encourage
proposed to pay In
articles of incoporation state that the League, how you can co-operate witIi of recent activities of officials of the district.
as soon as one of the two rival con them.”
interest, In order
company proposes to do a general us and we with you in bringing more Lane County Asset company, known
W hile the Lane County Asset com-
lumbering, logging and manufactur people and more activities to your lo
locally as a Hill corporation.
; pany was organized by Eugene real-
found on the ground, be played here next Thursday, Jan.
The first hoard of the operations
2 6, when Marshfield plays the local
Looking forward to the pleasure of a
of the trio was in Marshfield, where
It is understood that arrangements dents for the ostensible purpose o f seems likely to be vindicated.
A board of five directors was elect
visit with you, I am,
Brown, or Crawford, pn
] a cheek
ed by the stockholders as follows:
have been made to prepare an esti- j building an electric road, financial
But two separate lines will not be
on the Huh Clojliin : company store
J. A. Collier, Coquille.
PORTLAND COM MEKCIAL CLUB, mate of the cost of the road from , aid has been secured in the east and built into Coos Bay at the outset. One
for $28. He also : ttenipted to pass
C. A. Gage, Coquille. .
a Coquille visitor today.
Eugene to k lorence and that
some ^ in this movement is seen the master set of rails will suffice for the two
C. C. Chapman, Manager.
Geo. W. Beale, Marshfield.
one for $20 at a rah ion but the check
of the surveys already have
been hand of James J. Hill, who, It is roads. In recent years the compet-
was found to be vnrthb : and Brown
L. J. Simpson, Marshfield.
L. J. Seeley, Coquille.
the known, desires to be the first to tap ing railroad interests have adopted
was forced to return the money.
A directors meeting was held Mon
They came to Coquille 1 v the morn
construction work has not yet been ^ ¿he rich and latent resources of the
the plan of combining their strength
day afternoon at which the following
ing train Wedge 1:- : 1 went on to
considered by the board of directors, fertile Coos Bay district. The timber in construction and opposing each
men were elected officers of the com
Bandon on the 0 o'clock bout.
of the Hill system, but that the ap- ; alone will provide activity for any other in service and accommodations
About 6:30 AY In-ulny evening
propriation w ill be forthcoming, if railroad for almost a century, it is after the roads are completed.
J. A. Collier, president.
Brown and Young turnon red nt the
the plans meet with the approval of nt,ffmntnx
C. A. Gage, vice president.
Hub store at Bandon, where Young
Coos Bay, therefore, will find it-
R. H. Mast, treasurer.
purchased a pair of shoes.
the engineers and local H ill officials.
. . . . . . .
Following close upon the heels of »*1f possessed of all the advantages
M. O. Hawkins, secretary.
paid for the same, giving a check for
is not doubted.
. . . . . . . .
the announcement by the Lane Court* of two railroads with none of the installed the following officers on Sat $32.62, made In r, v ■ of himself and
A joint installation was held Satui-
J. A. Collier and C. A. Gage left
urday evening, Jan. 14:
of this piece o f j ty Asset comp?iny 0f its plans comes inconveniences of two separate sys-
for the bay Tuesday morning to take day evening by the Modern Woodmen
purporting to have been Issued by
M. H. Hersey, D. D. G. M.
an inventory of the plant and it is and Royal Neighbors, Rev. W. T. road, of course, would leave the Hill j the organlzat|on of the pacifl0, Great
of tracks if the developments of
C. W. Upton, N. G.
intended to begin moving the mill at Goulder acting as installing officer for
After receiving the eliantre in cash
C. R. Barrow, V. G.
item without an outlet to Its main Westcrn Railway company, which fll. the last few days are any criterion
once. A force of men will be put
they purchased titckel to San Fran,
J. S. Lawrence, Sec.
Jenkins, o f Bandon, for the Royal line, but this could easily be provided , pd art|c]ea of incorporation at E i i - of what may lie expected in the pro-
to work at either end, the one here
cisco on the Elizabeth, which was
L. H. Hazard, treasurer.
gene. The capital stock is $50,000
of the future,
putting in the pilings and flooring and
scheduled to leave at S o'clock Thurs
H. C. Davis, warden.
Following were the officers installed tric from Salem to Eugene, surveys
the one on the bay taking down the
and R. B. Hunt and Jesse C. Auer,
With $200,000,000 of new foreign
day morning, the men evidently ex
M. H. Hersey, conductor.
by the Woodmen:
and rights o f way for which already of Eugene, and Frederick M. DeNefL», capital at his command, James J.
machinery and buildings.
pecting to make their get-away be
Geo. F. Hall, I. S.
Venerable Consul, C. E. Van Marter.
fore the bank opened.
The site secured for the mill is
T. J. Thrift, R. S. N. G.
of Portland, are named as the direc. Hill will be in a position financially
Esteemed past consul, E. H. Kern. have been completed.
E C- Ostrander, L. S. N. G.
considered a very good one, being
This Is where their calculations
Worthy adviser, R. B. Rogers.
It is understood that work on the tors.
- to carry on a railroad development
J. S. Barton, R. S. V. G.
close to town and having the river
miscarried, however, for the Eliza,
Clerk, Ned C. Kelley.
Oregin Electric extension may be
M. T. Clinton, L . S. V. G.
This conce.1i proposes to construct which it is believed will include
on one side and the railroad on the
beth was unable to crons out over the
Escort, M. C. Tozier
Geo. T. Moulton, chaplain.
started within the next few months, a steam railway from Eugene west- plans more far-reaching in character
The railroad company will
bar and they were found on hoard by
Watchman, Jas. McGuffin.
put in a side track to the mill large
Sheriff Gage short IA elder noon on
and that the intentions of the heads erly to the Siuslaw river, thence to than heretofore undertaken by the
Sentry, Robt. Maddox.
enough to accommodate 30 cars or
The Royal Neighbors installed the of the enterprise are to rush it to .Florence by way of Mapleton, sixty i builder of empires,
There will be a meeting o f men and
A preliminary hearing was given
completion within the present year.
miles from Eugene. To avoid expen.! Although local representatives of women property owners living in the them Friday morning and they were
Coquille people are jubilant over
Oracle, Eva Howe.
Many of these plans have develop- j sive cuts the road will cross the Sius the Hill lines profess ignorance of Elliott and Notley additions at the brought here the same day
the certainty of again having two
Vice Oracle, Eunice Dobson.
city hall, Jan. 23, for the purpose of
mills running in the near future. The
Brown and Young claim to have
Recorder, Esta Lane.
ed so far as to need only the final j law river three times on the w aj to the railroad’s plans on the Pacific
divising ways and means for improv
two will employ in the neighborhood
been employed at the Gardiner mill
Receiver, ClothilJe Van Marter.
order of the proper executive. Much Mapleton and at the summit of the coast, advices received in Portland ing the streets of said district.
of 60 to 75 men.
until recently, and to have walked
Marshal, Amy Kelley.
depends upon the announcements
to mountains there will be a tunnel from apparently reliable sources in-
J. E. QUICK, Mayor.
down the bench to Marshfield.
Chancellor, Mary Kern.
be made by John F. Stevens, follow- 1,100 feet long. Portland capital is dicate that the next territory to be
I. Sentinel, Nina Kelley.
(Tiild limlly Burned.
The story that the third mail made
S T O C K H O L D E R S ' M E E T IN G .
O. Sentinel, Vena Frye.
ing his return from
Chicago next said to be behind the movement, but exploited is southern Oregon and the
his escape, Sheriff Gage states. Is not
Managers, Ethel Taylor and Edna week. Stevens, in a telegram to his in this well-informed railroad men entire state of California.
daughter of Hardy Mast, of Lee, was
Itu.'idolpli 1.limber < ‘iiiiipany Elected true as he saw and tall < d with him
on the Elizabeth, both v lien he ar
badly burned by Bpllling the con Kelley.
The decorating committee and the
tents of a boiling coffee pot over her.
The yearly business meeting and rested Brown pml Inter . hen he ar
bo rapidly or burn with such fury in
self last Saturday evening. A num refreshment committee are both de
election of officers of the Randolph rested Young. There was no evi
all itry life. It seemed only an in
ber of people of that locality were serving o f special mention.
Lumber company was held at Ran dence to show that he had been a
after the gasoline lamp was
The hall was beautifully decorated
spending the evening at the skating
dolph Monday and the following o f party to any of the crime committed
overturned that the entire down
by the other two and he was allowed
rink there, and while they were pre with the emblematic colors of the two
stairs room In which it occurred was
to go for that ren on. Neither is the
paring a luncheon the little girl met orders, Oregon grape and ferns being
Alfred Johnson, president.
filled with flames and in but a few
with the accident.
One limb was interwoven with the colors.
statement that he carried off most of
S. P. Bartlett, vice president.
Three young men belonging to both
| minutes flames were shooting out
quite badly burned, but at last re
the money home out by tlie facts, as
orders comprised the refreshment com
thorugh the roof and from all sides.
ports she was getting along as well
the night watch at Bandon found
mittee and performed that part o f the
as could be expected.
him on the street* without money
‘‘ Everybody turned out promptly,
program in m very creditable manner.
L F T I I E R IlI R B A N K HAS
and paid for Ills lied.
and soon all the hose in the town was
W IN T E R SPOUTS.
PERFECTED NEW BERRY
Brown had $2.50 when arrested
CAUSED BY OVERTURNED GASO plying on it.
It jumped from one T H R E E TO W N S ALREAD Y’ ON T H E
The follow ing paper was written
and Young 25 cents
building to another and Anally across
First of a New Race Which Has Conic
LINE LA M P IN BOOM OF
by a sixth-grade pupil of the Coquille
LOOKOUT FOR CHANCE TO
company refunded the $15 for their
the street. Then it was seen that the
to..Make Strawberry Grow
attempt to extinguish it with water
There are many places in the world To secure another year’s subscription
would be futile and that probably
where you can have lots of winter to the H ERALD at a one-tliird reduc
Million Dollars for Komi Building,
Reed's store and the rest of the town
One of the notable creations per
sports, but hack In Wisconsin you can tion. We are not giving away a pi
in that section would be swept.
Hood River, On >n. .Ian 14. -T he
have all kinds of them.
announcement of which has Just been largest road meeting that has ever
"A fte r a short consultation, it was
The snow Her. on the ground for ano or automobile; we do not believe
made public. Is a strawberry of a been held In Hood II ¡v • convened at.
decided that the only means o f stay.
three months at a time and sometimes mi giving one or two persons a prize
new type, “ The Pntagonia.”
Some the commercial club
worth several hundred dollars and
the grangers of E ■ v. -y and the
The river also free, s over and the having the balance of the subscribers Herolf Work Required to Save Entire the buildings In the path of the Centrally Located, Easily Readied by Some of the features of the new
strawberry are that It commences to commercial club m b i held a Jolnt
flames. This was done and all went
Ice Is sometimes a foot and a half
Town Fnmi Being Destroyed—
Railroad or River and 111 the
pay for it. W e are giving a premium
ripen first and continues to bear the meeting. It was or h : d on motlon
longest. Then the leaves are large of A. I. Mason th I ur representa-
buildings and a bucket brigade was
Five Business Houses n.-)d
lleart of lllrh Farming
When It snows the boys and girls — a 50-C’ENT PIECE— to each and
and unusually thick and firm, with five In the lower 1 pe be Instructed
formed and after an hour or so It
go sleigh riding.
They can hire a every one on each year’s subscription
Four Dwellings Go.
a thin, silky down, and "are never to vote and work for the passage of
was under control.
team for three and it only costs them paid. Every subscriber shares in the
bills with the
injured by sunburn, where other va the five good i :!
They get Just a nice transaction instead of a few'.
"T here was some wind blowing but
■niter be taken
rieties are either seriously browned modification that
It was to the advantage of the ma
sleigh full and start out In the moon
This county Is waking up to the ,
Gardiner had a $30,000 fire Mon
All subscriptions must he ¡mid up
from the county «miri In the dlstri-
or wholly destroyed."
jor portion of the town.
light and the snow certainly looks
fact that it needs a cannery to take
The new strawberry Is heralded by button of the mone} s for-roads and
beautiful with the moon shining on — an up-to-date paper cannot be run day even ng, caused by the overturn-
" I never saw men worlf so hard rare of the thousands of dollars worth
that the roads In the • 'unties he con-
it, which makes It so light that you without money. One or two dollars ng of a gasoline lamp in the Gard in my life. The way that the citi of fruit for which there Is no con Its creator as "the first o f a new
race which has come to make straw structed by petition, w here the abut,
The fire started about zens of Gardiner endured that terri
could read a newspaper.
Rut they is a small sum to each individual ner hotel.
venient market and for the Immense
berry growers rejoice." The berries ting property would lie made to
o’clock and burned until 11:30 fic heat and exerted themselves try
never find time for that. They often reader hut multiply it by 1200 and it
quantities of vegetables which the
are uniformly large, single berries, share a proportion of the expense.
before the firefighters succeeded In ing to save furniture and goods from
turn over but they don’t mind that,
fertile valleys are capable of raising.
amounts to considerable. It means getting It under control.
'■ ■ I that the prop-
and up they get and start out again
the buildings was something that de While there has been talk of such an sometimes weighing an ounce; fine Mr. Mason sug
erty abutting I
o il to pay one-
They Sing and laugh and tell stories the difference between a poor paper
A total o f five business blocks and
enterprise In this city and some cor
fourth of the nut of '!■■■ road leading
and never think of getting tired until and a good ¡wiper.
four residences were completely de Only the excitement could have kept respondence with interested parties, flesh. The seeds are so small as to
be almost Imperceptible.
The new past his property,
their three hours are more than up
If you cannot call at the office send stroyed, some of them being dyna some of them up.”
nothing definite has yet been done in
placed Itself on r e t nrd as favoring
Then, after their sleigh ride Is over
mited In order to check the spread of
they go over to the river where every a elirck or money order and a receipt
a sweet pineapple, strawberry and the bonding m 1
one that Is not slelghrldlng Is skating will b<* mailed to you. IM> IT NOW
Coquille has the best location In cream-llke flavor.
enthusiasts are dealt ing to bond the
and having a good time, while others
Dr. A. L. Houseworth, o f Marsh
Frank Burkholder has been con the county for such an enterprise.
Burbank worked on this strawberry county In the sum i f $1.600,000 so
who do not care to skate are hover W HILE* YOU CAN SECURE TW O field, who was In Gardiner at the
fined to his home the past week with W e not only have a large farniTTig for.a number of years until this year that the entire sire ■ h of roada in
ing over a big Are on the banks. YEARS’ SUBSCRIPTION FOR LIT-
time, gave the following details of a severe attack of appendicitis. He and fruit raising section In the Imme
They skate for many hours and then
he has pronounced It perfect and has the county may h
when they go home It ends the fun T L K MORE TR A N T H L P R ilk , U F jth e fire In an Interview in the Times: Is now much Improved end a speedy diate vicinity, but being centrally lo. so announced It within the paat few Delegates will go to Salem to assist
until the next day.
I never saw a fire gain headway recovery le hoped for.
In the pasasge of such a bill.
(Concluded on Fourth Page)
Probably Will Combine Forces in Construction
of Railroad but Operate as Entirely
COLLIER ELECTED PRESIDENT
WERE ON STH. ELIZABETH
BY 1 .1. 0. F. NO. 53
AND MODERN WOODMEN
BUILDINGS ARE DYNAMITED
COQUILLE IS LOGICAL SITE
Now Is the Time