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About Coquille herald. (Coquille, Coos County, Or.) 1905-1917 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 21, 1911)
TIMELY BREVITIES SELECT CULLINGS NEW TALES -
THAT ARE TOLD
Took great care in selecting our
this year’s stock. Our great va
riety in rings and jewelry novel
ties invites your inspection. The
eye can rest on nothing more at
tractive. Fashionls latest fancies
Hash and gleam and radiate in
forms conceived with art and
framed with skill. A revelry of
taste, a feast o f vision awaits
every examiner o f our luminous
assdmbly o f jewelry stars. Our
prices are no barriers to purchase.
Coquille Bakery & Confectionery
MRS. M. NOSLER, Prop.
First Street, Coquille, Oregon
Phone 236 Main
The $15.00 doll is going to be given away.
W ith every 250 purchase
you get a coupon entitling you to a chance. Contest to close at 10:30
Xmas eve. W e carry all kinds of candy, Xmas boxes, nuts, fruits, to-
bacco and cigars, chewing gum, bread, cakea, doughnuts, cookies, cream
puffs. All count in tbe contest. Get busy and get the doll.
Fancy Baskets and Boxes of Candy
The Coos Bay Cold
to Handle Steel Head Sa1nion this
Season and will
Pay the Highest Market Price
For Further Particulars Write to the
M A R S H F IE L D ,
J. h. OERDING
M AN U FACTU RER AND DEALER IN
LUMBER, LATHS, SHINGLES
MO ULDING, CEMENT BRICKS
AND BLOCKS, SAND AND
><; C O Q U I L L E ,
P E A R T ’S C O A L
(D E L IV E R E D .)
PHONE MAIN 93
CO QUILLE, ORE.
OLD R E L IA B L E -E Q U IP P E D
W IT H WIRELESS
A L W A Y S ON TIM E
Sails from Coos Bay every Saturday at service of tide.
Sails from Portland every Tuesday at 8 p. in.
PAUL L. STERLING, Agent
Phone Main 181
t.(i- MYRTLE POINT STAGE LINE
J. L. L A IR D , Proprietor.
Leaves Myrtle^Point daily at 8 o’clock
p. m., carrying mail and passengers.
Arrives at Roseburg following evening.
Stage leaves Roseburg daily at at 6 a.
m. S[xvial rigs for parties at any time.
Laird's Livery Barn, Myrtle Point
Home I elephone 461.
Farmeis Telephone 156
I-’ RKD VON PEC.KRT
Kirne & Von Pegert
C. I. XIMK
Chicago drinks a pint of milk per
A Russian Wife’s Lesson.
In Russia tbe law obliges the wife
Turkey’s army, placed on a war to follow her husband wherever It
footing, totala 1,000,000 meB.
pleases him to establish bis residence.
In thirty years the production of Formerly he had tbe right. If she dis
petroleum baa Increased nineteen obeyed, to allt her uose. This bar
1 barous custom baa been abrogated.
Experiments are being made In tend The husband now has other means to
tug Australian oranges and lemons to compel obedience to bis will
Princess Xenia Galltzln bns Just bad
Tbe United States Imports every proof of this. Tbe prince Inspired her
year 2,000.000 or 8,000.000 pounda of with more than antipathy. She told
him ao and announced that she waa
This year there la a further reduc going to quit him. “ We shall see,”
tion o f cultivated land In Grent Brit said tbe prince, with a smile.
He went from Kharkov, where be
ain of over 50,000 acres.
There are now 14,000 acres under lived, to Kourgan. which Is tn the
fruit cultivation In Ireland, a large heart of Siberia, and by letter lnvtted
bin wife to Join him. She refused. He
Increase on previous totals.
Russia, tbe United States, Rouma then caused her to be arrested by
nla, Austria-Hungary and Burma are tbe police and brought to him on
foot with a convoy of convicts, so Le
the principal Ail Helds of tbe world.
Crl de Paris relates. She had to sub
Britain's total expenditure In naval
matters last year was nearly three mit to many Indignities, slept on tbe
times that of France for the corre hard ground, waa exposed to the most
inclement weather and almost perish
ed with hunger. When abe at last ar
British India not only supplies Japau
rived she was received by the prince
with raw cotton, hut In turn It pur
with exquisite politeness and asked If
chases Immense quantities of cheap
the lesson waa sufficient.
Millions o f pounds of cocoanut liber
Ths Changing Map ef the World.
that might be made Into valuable tex
We are Inclined to think that the
tile fabrications are now going to
world Is changing very slowly. But
waste. In tbe Philippines.
tbe maps tell a different story. The
The material from which meer 1912 world maps will look materially
aebaum pipes are made la becoming different from those of 1911, and when
scarcer and tbe large pipemaking In one comes to compare tbe one of 1010
dUBtry of Europe aeema endangered
with that which will mark tbe dose
Industrial schools are maintained by of 1915 it will probably be found that
American missionaries In Beirut, 81- the changes are marvelous. This year
don, Urin, Marasb, Keasab, HadJIn, we see the Moslem, as a ruler, ex
Afntab, Van, Maraovan, Salonika and pelled from north Africa as tbe Ital
other places In Turkey.
ian map tint covers Tripoli. France
A Cleveland man who has toured and Spain now control Morocco. Egypt
through the Borbary states says If he has Anally, to all practical purposes,
owned Tripoli he would trade It for become ns thoroughly British “ red"
a yellow dog and then feed the dog on the maps as Algiers has been
French “ blue.” Now the indications
New South Wales reports an Impor are that the German “ yellow" will
tant new diamond Held, In the north extend Into central equatorial Africa
eastern part of tbe province. As usual, from Kamerun to tbe Belgian Kongo.
the diamonds are found near tbe crater The polttlcnl map of Africa has com
pletely changed In the last two years.
o f an extinct volcano.
Paris has jl wood block pavement The south Is now one great nation,
which la used exclusively by automo United South Africa, and In nil tbe
biles. A fter three years, during which continent there la left only one great
time It baa never been repaired, the African state—Abyssinia.—Indianapo
wood la better than ever. "'*•
A new vegetable digging fork la
A Stock Market Romanes.
hinged and provided with a pedal so
Wall street speculators boast of their
that Its user can avail himself o f tbe
power o f one foot Instead o f strain Imagination. The average successful
speculator has Just enough imagination
ing hla back to lift weights.
to get himself a living. The few spec
Of recent years the cinematograph
ulators who grow rich have so very
shows have made great strides In pub little more that one wonders what
lic favor In China until now almost would happen If there ever came to
every port boosts o f at least one the Wall street a speculator whose Imagi
ater and many o f five or six.
nation was equal to the verities. Then
It Is stated by a Russian correspond years ago steel common was distrib
ent that tbe peasants o f the far east uted to a crazy trading public around
are being systematically trained by 50, and the big sellers sat up nights
Kussln In rifle shooting.
Many are signing tbeir certlflcntes for delivery,
time expired soldiers with their fami every one thinking It a miracle that
the stuff could be sold at so absurd a
A curious evolution In tbe habits of price. Three years later the stock sold
wild rabbits Is being wntched by nat at 8%. Five and a half years after
uralists In western Germany. Most of that It told at 04%, and recently, after
these animals are giving up burrow a decline of 30 points In a very short
ing aDd are nesting In sheltered spots time on the government's dissolution
above ground, following the example suit, tbe stock touched the promoters'
of the hares, which formerly lived In distribution price, and Wall street held
Its breath to see If the Investment
Thousands of reludeer are now In holders were not going to stampede.
Alnska and are multiplying rapidly. And at that promoters’ price the stock
The Eskimos and others who own yields the buyer 10 per cent on his
them And them Indispensable for food money.—New York Post.
and useful for transportation of tbeir
An Aviation Institute.
produce. The tneat'"bf the reindeer Is
At Koutchlno, near Moscow, there la
used extensively for food In the cities,
and It Is said to be as’good ns the best established the most complete labora
tory now In existence for the prosecu
Tne official estimates of tbe strength tion o f researches pertaining to avia
of the French army as It was com tion. This Institution has become the
posed Inst year show that there were center of much Interest within the Inst
under arms 581,491 men, who could be year or two. Here Investigations are
Joined at once by 800,000 from the made of all questions relating to aero
flrst reserve. On mobilization another dynamics, and some remarkable results
1,400,000 would be brought up, and tile have been obtained, especially In re
Inst line o f 1,700,000 makes a grand gard to what I b called the "autorota-
tlon” of bodies of certain shapes when
total of 4,500,000.
A quaint paragraph appeared In the placed In currents o f air. It has al
will of Mrs. Julie Hall o f Brighton. ready been made evident that there
At tbe rending o f the will are many phenomena of an unexpect
tbe other day It was found that she ed character which, when they have
had bequeathed £100 to her coachman, been thoroughly Investigated, may ma
provided he Is In her service at tier terially aid Investors and engineers In
death and “ If I do not die through the construction of Improved flying ma
or from the effects of a carriage acci chines.— Ha rper’s.
dent when he Is the driver.”
Laundry Prices In Russia.
To obtain the “ foot beautiful" a bevy
I f John H. Snodgrass, consul gen
of Chicago girls has formed a club for
playing marbles with tbe toes, and It eral at Moscow, ever kicked about hla
has been named the “ Mlggles club.” laundry work while living In the Urllt-
They meet at the homes o f memlvers, ed States, he begs the pardon of every
remove their shoes and stockings and steam cleaning establishment, every
proceed to shock marbles with their slanteyed Celestial and every colored
toes on the parlor floors. They are be washlady In this country. What they
are doing to his collars and shirts
coming ex|>ert players. It Is said
Army officials at Washington have over there in the land of the ru tr 1*
Just decreed that army cooks are here horrible to relate. Besides that, the
after going to be restricted to cooking way they are soaking him tn the mat
and will not be asked to become marks ter of price Is enough to make any
men ns well. Heretofore they have dl American citizen utter loud walls of
For Instance, they charge
vldcd their attention between the distress.
kitchen range and tbe tnrget appara a nickel to do up a collar, and "the
tus. but the order baa gone forth re work la unsatisfactory, and the finish
ing Is crudely done." he asserts.—
llevtng them from the latter duty.
A church for women only Is pro Brooklyn Eagle.
posed In Philadelphia. Tbe Rev. Rus
Bet and Lest.
sell II. Conwell, pastor o f tbe Baptist
A Kansas merchant who had Just
temple nod president o f the Temple
university, Is at the head o f the move paid a fine because his vegetable dis
ment. The church Is Intended espe play box was not six Inches higher
cially for women students who hare no than the sidewalk ventured the asser
church connections tn Philadelphia. It tion that a man can’t go from morn
la to tie kept open day and night as a ing till night without breaking some
Kansas law. no matter how careful lie
A method for itemizing milk with la. A hotel man thought he could,
out hearing or adding preservative* Is and a wager waa made, and the next
claimed to have been effectively dem day was set for the test
“ I ’ll win that bet. all right." said
onstrated recently In Holland. An ap
paratus has been constructed. It Is ex the hotel man. "H I stay In bed all
plained. whereby the milk flows In a day tomorrow."
And he did until Just before dark,
thin stream along nn electric light, the
ultra violet beams working on the bac when nn Inspector came along and nr-
teria The result Is attributed to the rested him for not having a nine foot
quality o f the ozone formed under the sheet on his bed.—Kansas City Jour
Influence of tbe light
If you are lcoking for a coaer
modern home close to Coquille Ibis
Owner must sell.
Price ia ao i
Author Stookbridge’s Farm.
Frank Parker Stockbildur. ttie uihku
line writer, bought himself a farm not
long ago. Somewhat luter, after hav
ing made various Improvements, he
decided to sell it. "I begun to think
I'd have uo difficulty iu disusing of
it,” said he. “ Farmers would come In.
all over smiles and excelsior, and‘ be
gin to talk farm values to me. Then
I'd take ’em over the place, and the
farther they went the better they liked
Hand Bags at all Prices in all Styles.
The Gift for the Whole Family—a Waterman
Ideal Fountain Pen.
Fine Stationery for Classy Gifts
Popular Fiction for the Year.
Kn o w l 11:or i ’ s
D r hs s t o re
I t Then I ’d show them through the
bouse, and their enthusiasm would
drop to below zero. 1 couldn’t figure
It out for a long time. At lust I pen-
ned one old chap.
“ ‘Isn’t the farm all right'/' I asked
“ He allowed that the farm was ex
“ ‘Isn’t tbe house all right?'
“ The house, be thought, was a right
peart sort of bouse.
“ 'Then what’s the matter?’
“The old chap warmed up.” said Mr.
Stockbridge. "I handed him a lipful
of hard elder and a Connecticut filler,
and we sat down and tnlked It over
“ ‘I t ’s them dum extravagant Idees
of your’n,' said he. ‘that scares a feller
off. That barn is flue—latest Improved
stanchions and automatic feeders and
unloading devices and all them things
And the kitchen is good—no dum fool
ishness there. But when a feller gets
up In the attic and you show him your
bathtub—well, when he looks up he's
bound to see right through the win
dow that tbe creek ain’t more'n half
a mile away.’ " —Cincinnati Tlmes-Star.
We Do Up Ladies’ Waists
Just as they would have them. They
come back to you new and dainty as
they were when you first bought them.
If you would know what perfect laun
dry work is send us your washables.
We handle the most delicate articles
without injury and launder them
perfectly. Try us this week and
you’ll be a regular customer thereafter.
NAG THAT FAILED
TO LAND THE MONEY
Losing Better's Vivid Story el
a Horse Race.
John Bright, the horse trainer, on the
lookout for fancy names, came across
the cast of “ Parsifal" with emotions
amounting to glee. From the Wag
nerian stock he Eorted out Kundry,
Kllngsor and Gurnemanz.
Kllngsor was, like his namesake, the
magician, a creature o f obscurity who
came to power, prospered and passed
away. The colt was bought for $425
and after winning five or six races was
held by Bright to be worth $20.000. He
was offered $15.000 for him Kllngsor
became a sulker, and the erentunl pur
chase price that marked his downfall |
The Kundry o f the opera was a no
body parlayed Into a winning siren
Reincarnated as a Ally, she brought j
$100 and won $0,000 before Joining the
The closest analogy existed in the
ense of Gurnemanz He was the knight
who opened the tiresome opera of
"rnrstfal" and did nothing but talk
throughout Its weary lengths. O f all
operatic characters he was the gab
So with the horse. He never showed
because he always stopped on the back
stretch to talk with the horse* that
were running eighth and ninth.
Bright fancied a horse In a race one
day and backed him liberally. The
nag did not respond. After the race a
friend o f Ills balled him wifh:
"W hat became o f your horse?"
“ I don’t know," said Bright. “Tbe
last I saw of him was at the flve-
elghths pole, where they were passing
him four abreast.” —Chicago Evening
C o q u ille L a u n d ry &
There are no better facilities than those offered by the Farm er’s
financial standing o f unquestioned in.
liberal and just dealings with depositors has mnde it
The best Xmas gift for anyone is an account opened.
Farmers & Merchants Bank
S o m e tim e s C o u n te d Out.
N O T IC E
Advice and put your money where it will do you the most good.
A Cincinnati man who visited New
York not long ago wrs presented to
“ Big Tim " Sullivan nf Tammany
fame. It happened Mint In the course
of the conversation that ensmsl be
tween the westerner ¡mil Big Tlin the
former quoted the old saying. "Truth
crushed to earth will rise again.'’
Big Tim smiled In a superior way.
“ I suppose that’s right, my friend." he
said, "but sometimes ao before the
referee ha* counted len " - I.lpnlm-ott’s.
Ic e C o .
TAKE SANTA CLAUS’
E . C.
Van Marter, and A. T a j lor haa been
^ / w f S J IS S w J 2
dissolved and all accounts due tbe
g|loe made for loggers, miners
firm are payable to \V. C. Cbas
prospectors and mill men.
who will settle all firm bilia,
Cenerai ßlacksmitliing. W agon Making, Machine W ork, Pattern Making clf>are<1 ,(,nd ‘ "d runniI>R w«t*ar in 621 Thurm an Street
C o q u il l e E l e c t r i c S u p p l e s C o I MRS.
P o r t l a n d . O rzoon ,
ami Casting Automobile W ork a Specialty
j bouse, goocI sidewalk etç,
read.ng, juat call on the C oo . Ool-
lection Co. and they will tell you |
all about tha three acres of tine
Manufacturers o f
For The Gentlemen
For The Ladies
Theo. Berpan Shoe Mfg.Co.
low and Oh well wbat’a the uae of;
C h ris tm a s
| The Wonderful Beacon
Wonderful because it produces a brilliant, stead/ white
light of 100 candle power, excelled only by sunlight. Burns
common kerosene or coal oil.
COSTS ONLY ONE CENT FOR SIX HOURS
The Beacon Lamp produces a light many times brighter
than ras or electriclt/
city at only one-sixth to one-tentE
_____ __S the
cost. The safest, best i 1 mos
inomieal lamp kn
i no equal
- „ _____
a reading, sewing or stud/ lamp. Brightens the home and
makes evening reading and sewing u pleasure. Believes
[ eyestrain so common when poor li/nts are used.
FAYS FOB ITSELF IN SAYING OIL
The Bei aeon appeals totevery person who considers e.con*
a/ and d<
having it. The name it on ever/
I Divide your Light Bills b j Six. Let us Show You the Beacon.
HOME SUPPLY CO..
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FOE SALE BY
CHARLES HELLER. McKINLEY, COOS COUNTY, OREGON