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COQUILLE, COOS COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 1912
VOL. 29. NO. 23
REPRIMAND A PENALTY
FOR CRIME OF BOYS
Two boys of our city were ar
raigned in the juvenile court last
Monday accused of breaking into
the Alpine saloon and talcing there
from a quantity of bottled whiskey.
It is said they pleaded guilty to the
charge and when asked why they
did it, said : “ We just wanted it.”
Judge Hall administered a severe
reprimand, pointing out the results
a continuance of such conduct
would entail, and it is hoped a salu-
tarv effect will accrue. Boys, heed
PER YEAR $1.60
RENDER GOOD PROGRAM
The Coquille Educational League
gave a feast of knowledge to a
large gathering of our citizens at
the High School on Friday after
noon. February 9.
Tbe meeting was opened with
the singing o( America. The fol
lowing program was then given:
G A G E ’ S The Best Lasts Longest
The following circular received by
A statement of taxation of un
one of our prominent citizen* ia
usual inteiest has jnst been tssned
IN S A C K S , F U L L
issued by eastern business men and
R iv e r to n
by the state tax commission. The
will bo read with interest by all and
W EIGHT AND W ASH ED
figures cover every phase of the tax
particularly those within the cor
problem as related to the various
Recitation— Mies Beulah Price.
porate limits of Coquille :
counties and the state. Taking the
Instrumental Solo— Miss Alice Culin.
"Tue business men and their or
tax roll of 1911 the commission
Recitation— Misa Hazel Howey.
ganizations in every town which
the totals of each class of
Vocal Solo— Mrs. Gertrude Lorenz.
does not have mail cairier service
for each county as equal
Mrs. M C. Maloney, of the Pro
are bejrg urged to bring immediate
gress Club, Marshfield, read a ized by the county boards and ap
and eaergetio influence to bear up
paper entitled "What Women’s portioned by the state tax com
on their United States Senators and during the present session of con-
Clubs aud Kindred Organizations mission.
Representatives in Congress to per greae.
The tillable laud of tbe state ia
can do for the Public Schools,” the
suade them to work and vote for Adopt resolutions in your local
to be 10,720,088 acies, of a
rhetoric of which was excellent and
legislation extending the mail deliv organizations.
$223,475,480. The non-
the rendition faultless.
ery carrier service to all towns hav. Present petitions of citizens to
tillable land is given as 14,451,415
FOR HOG RAISING
ing 1,000 or more inhabitants.
then followed, the rollcall being an acres worth 1114,672,512. Improve
No letter oarrier is employed in Write letters to congressmen urg
ments on deeded land are assessed
The Oregon Society ol the Sons
Not long since D M. Ratcliffe swered to by twenty-seven mem
your town and the postoffice profits ing action.
at $22,385,214, while the improve
and David Clark of Woodburn,
are spent elsewhere, while the busi Requests for information may be of the American Revolution offers
ments on town and city lots are
Oregon, visited the farm of D. M itors present.
ness men suffer inconvenience and addressed to Dr. John F. Meotzer, prizes totaling $100 to the pupils
The minutes of the previous meet
the public schools of the State
people paid Dryden near McKee station, and
financial lose by being compelled to Secretary, Ephrata, Pa,, who will of
The assessed value of railroad
collect and deliver their own mail. welcome inquiries and suggestions. of Oregon, for essays on subjects 5300,000,000 to see moving picture while there viewed his artichoke The following were voted on and tracks is fixed at $109,225,989, and
connected with our War
for shows last year.
crop. The magnitude and possi
The postmasters at all presidential
accepted as members of the League of sleeping car companies at
postofflces should have competent
On February 12, George W. P. bilities ot the crop so impressed
$574,805. Union station aDd de
Hazel Howey. Beulah Price, Alice
One prize of $25, one of $15 and
establishment of a
carrier assistance. In the large For experimental
Hunt took the oath of office as the them that Mr. Clark wrote of it to Stanley. Erma Culin, Laura Watson, pot companies are assessed at
mail delivery system.
one of $10 will E>e awarded for the
cities free delivery is established, Be town
first governor of the state of a local paper. Part of his article is Janie Lowe, Alice Culin, Margaret Cur $6,062,000. Electric railways come
it enacted by the Senate and first, second and third best essays,
and the rural delivery has been House of Representatives of the United
ry, Naomi Knowlton, Edna Harlocker, in at $31,479.391- Express com
given the country residents, but States of America in Congress assem the High Schools of the state ou Frank Garrison, the Coos county “ We measured off one square Iva Howey, Geneva Robinson, Geneva panies pay on a valuation of
rod and found that it contained 48 Bither, Ula Slagle.
town people suffer unjust discrimi bled, That for the purpose of ascertain
murderer, has been granted a re
The following committee was then
hills. We took the fourth of this,
nation. Every progressive town
It is interesting to note that
town mail delivery service for the free
which was 12 hills, dug them and
1. Treaty of Alliance with
should at once petition congress for delivery
and other transportation
of mail matter at every incor
found, on weighing the tubers, that Mrs. Anderson, Miss Gamble.
mail carrier servioe.
equipment are assessed at $14,450,-
porated city, town, village, or borough
Last year there was a surplus in containing a population of not less than 2. The Injuries of the Colonies Bend, Oregon, will erect a 520,000 there were 144 pounds, which made The next meeting of the League 354 while merchandise and stocks
an average of 12 pounds to the hill.
the postal funds and the govern one thousand within its corporate limits, Under Great Britain.
and office buildiDg which will Forty-eight hills per square rod will take place March 9, at which in trade carry a value of $28,479,-
ment is oow ready to create a new according to the last general census 3. Relation of the New England bank
lie the finest in all central Oregon. made 7,680 hills per acre, and time Prof. Grubb, principal of the 684. Farming
taken by authority of State or United States to the Revolution.
and economical mail delivery system States
North Bend School, will deliver an machinery Are equalized at $6,026,-
law, and having a postoffice of
as soon as the people in the towns the second or third class, the Postmas One prize ot $25. one of $15 and A 230-foot flagpole, the largest twelve times 7,680 gives 92,160 address entitled, “ Necessity ot 094, while money is given as
will evidence their demand for mod ter General be, and he is hereby, au one of $10 will be awarded for tbe in the world, will be given to the pounds— or a little over 46 tons. Occupation for Children."
$14,072,734. Multnomah county
ern facilities suoh as are enjoyed by thorized and directed to conduct an first, second and third best essays, Panama-Pacific Exposition at San That would mean 1,536 bushels.
is given credit with the largest sum
experiment of establishing such service respectively, written by grade pu Francisco by the Astoria Centen This was selected just from aa
the city and rural residents.
of money, $9,420,985, and Tilla
to rules to be prescribed by pils on any one of the following nial committee.
average of the patch. Now with
The report juat issued by the according
claims the smallest sum,
the Postmaster General, who may adopt subjects:
THE BIRTH OF LINCOLN mook
The Northwest Products Exposi hogs always commanding a high
postoffice department says:
$6,640, Household furniture is
suitable regulations as to sidewalks,
WM. MANSEL, AGENT
$4.50 ANY PLACE IN CITY *
“ The City Delivery Service is now in
operation in 1,641 cities, serving more
than 46 , 000,000 people. On the 42,000
rural routes 20,000,000 people receive
their mail from rural carrier*. This
leaves a considerable percentage of our
people, the majority of whom reside in
towns and villages, without any form
of free delivery service, and under the
present laws there is no way by which
the department can relieve this ine
quality. • * It is believed, therefore,
that an experimental service should be
To provide for the experimental
inauguration of a town mail deliv
ery service in communities having
1,000 to 10,000 inhabitants, a bili
known as the Oriest bill is now
pending before the committee on
Post Office and Post Roads of the
House of Representatives.
Prompt action commending the
establishment of a town mail deliv
ery system must be taken to secure
the enactment of suoh legislation
gates, numbering of houses, naming of
streets, and the placing of approved
mail receptacles at the door or entrance
of residences or offices: Provided, That
letter carriers of the town delivery ser
vice shall upon appointment receive a
salary not exceeding six hundred dol
lars per annum, and after one year’s
service may be promoted to seven hun
dred and twenty dollars; and no carrier
shall receive a compensation in excess
o f nine hundred dollars per annum, at a
postoffice which produced a gross postal
revenue, for the preceding fiscal year,
of less than six thousand dollars: Pro
vided further, That such statutes as
have heretofore been enacted with ref
erence to the City Delivery and Rural
Delivery Services are hereby extended
to the town delivery service, as far as
applicable, and the sum of three
hundred thousand dollars is hereby ap
propriated, out of any money in the
Treasury not otherwise appropriated,
or as much thereof as may be necessary
to enable the Postmaster General to
establish a system of mail delivery in
accordance with the provisions of this
F our Door T ouring Car
Fore Door R oadster
T hree Passenger R oadster
D elivery C ar
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F. O. B. M ARSHFIELD
AGENT, COQUILLE, OREGON
1. Alexander Hamilton.
tion will be held in Minneapolis
2. Capture of Ticonderoga and November 12 to 23, 1912. Oregon
being one cf the sever states that
3. George Rogers Clark and will participate.
the Conquest of the Western Fron
"Jack” Yale, the pioneer travel
ing salesman, one who will be well
The essays are limited to three remembered by old-timers, died re
thousand words each, must be cently at his San Francisco home.
written in the student’s own hand He first came to Coos Bay in 1876.
writing on one side of tbe paper
The use of 1,000 acres of land in
and accompanied by a certificate
from the teacher, stating that the 1 a body iu Lane county near
writer is a pupil in a designated Springfield, has been given the
class, and that the teacher believes state fish and game commission by
the essay to be the pupil’s own different owners as a game pre
The Oregon Fish Commission
The essays must be signed by
the writer, giving also his or her will soon receive 200,000 black-
(including spotted and 50,000 rainbow trout
county). They should be forward eggs from the Federal Fish Com
ed to John K. Kollock, chairman mission to aid in stocking Oregon
of committee, 313 Corbett building, streams.
Portland, Oregon, and should
The State Game Commission ot
reach their destination not later Calitornia is trapping California
than March 15, 1912. Essays uot quail and will send them to Oregon,
complying with these conditions as it is desired to stock the Willam
will be rejected.
ette valley with these hardy, swift-
In awarding these prizes the flying game birds.
committee will be governed by
Fitty pairs of Hungarian par
tridges direct from Hungary have
jnst been received at the state game
2. Accuracy of statement.
farm at Corvallis. Some will be
3. Manner ol treatment.
released and others held for the
4. Orthography, syntax and purpose of propagation.
A permanent exposition building
5. Neatness and legibility.
cover a city block and to cost
These prizes are offered to en
is to be one ol the most
courage love of country and the
attractive features of the 1915
study of its history.
inlormatiou Panama-Pacific International fair
which may be desired will lie to be held in San Francisco.
John B. Suedden lias the dis
cheerfully furnished on application
to the chairman of the committee. tinction of being the first United
States mail carrier in Coos county.
He is a native of Coos county and
a graduate of the Oregon state nor
mal at Monmouth. Marshfield is
the city favored with free city
A warrant issued in the name of
To handle best Automobile built in
America. Exclusive in this coun the state to the war department at
try. Built by old time line manu San Francisco has been returned
because banks refused to honor it.
facturer. Self starting. Long wheel
Oregon warrants have been sent to
base. No deposit required. Prefer
dealer now in bnsiness,but will con Germany, England and other coun
sider live people who will enter bu tries, but the warrant sent to the
war department is the first that has
siness. This agency includes a com
plete Correspondence Sales Course.
has been made to the
Largest discount ever offered. Deal
direct with factory. Address Sales
I Manager, 608 Washington Street, al forest for a permit lo use part of
the government domain for a tur
! Portland, Oregon.
key ranch Twelve hundred tur
Flirtation is a sport at which only keys will be herded, just as sheep
a “ good sport" should play, and in are, and allowed to partake freely
which only '-good losers" should of the grasshoppers which abound
in that vicinity.
take a chance.
price, can a farmer afford to be
without a good sized piece of land
to produce a food that tor qua
and quality is unsurpassed iu the
production of pork at a low cost?
Mr. Hog will do the digging him
self. This patch of artichokes
might have been, in my estimation,
planted somewhat thicker, but
whether the yield would have been
greater is a question."
Mr. Dryden goes more into de
tails and makes the following sug
“ A hog would eat twenty pounds
a day for 150 days, and on this he
would gain one pound a day. At
$6 per hundred, live weight, this
would be a gain of $9 It would
take thirty hogs to the acre lo eat
the 92,000 pounds. In other words,
those artichokes could be make to
yield 5270 per acre and the hogs do
tbe work. How else can the same
amount of profit per acre be
There can be no doubt of the pro
fit in artichokes as a hog feed
wherever they do well. Wherever
and whenever they have been tried
in the Willamette Valley they have
done well. Perhaps the profit
would not be as large as Mr. Rat
cliffe estimates, but there is no
doubt of their giving a very large
return per acre, and with less work
than almost any other crop.— Ru
The K o Keel Klub celebrated
iaooln’s birthday by bolding the
first ladies’ night since its organi
zation. The members of the Klub
spared neither time nor expense to
make it one of the most pleasant
events of the Bocial season. The
beautiful reception rooms were
aglow with light and color and in
the Klub rooms the ladies were en
tertained with tbe various games
that go to make Klub life so pleas
ant. Tbe Modern Woodman hall,
with its good floor, which is con
nected to the Klub rooms by fold
ing doors, bad keen secured for the
occasion nnd Gage's Orchestra fur
nished the splendid music to which
the younger guests tripped away
the delightful hours.
About midnight a delicious re.
past was served, and after all the
new and old time songs were sung,
the crowd dispersed delighted with
the evening's entertainment, and at
the thought that this affair was
only the first of a series that will
make the popular Ko Keel Klub
even more popular.
valued at $13,156,602.
In livestock horses and mules
lewd, with •
value of $13,282,385;
cattle follow’ with a valuation of
$7,043,414 and sheep and goats are
worth $4,515,058. Hogs are valu
ed at $454,157 and dogs at $119,083.
The total value of taxable pro
perty as returned by the county
boards is $784,118,857. Multnomah
county’s portion of this sum is
$295,333,62°. Of tbe thirty-four
counties in tbe state Coos county
stands tenth with an assessed
valuation of $19.455.6*5- Wheeler
county is lowest with $3,263,810.
In an effort to improve the
standard of intelligence in tbe pub
lic schools of St. Joseph, Missouri,
tbe Board of Education has arrang
ed, for surgical operations at the
expense oi the school district to re
move adenoids from throats ot all
afflicted pupils. Twelve children
have been operated upon.
It is the doing, not the saying,
that makes the hero.
List of unclaimed letters remain
ing in Coquille P. O. on Feb. 3 ,
Dagle, Mrs. Fred
Hancock, Miss Edith
Anderson, Mrs. 8. W.
Becket, Mr. Will
Coulter, Mr. Frank
Crank. Mr. W. L.
Dunn, Geo. H.
Goulder, Mrs. D. L.
Hone. Mr. Axel.
Rose, Mr. Charles
Smith, Mr. Wm.
Shine, W. S.
U. 8. Reclamation Service
If not called for by Feb. 17 , 1912,1
same will be sent to dead letter
A. F. ined
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The ostrich is only secondarily
responsible for the big millinery
bills. It does not part with its
The man with his all invested in
mining stocks is seldom in a posi.
tion to rest on his ore.
I can sell to you, delivered at Coquille,
special Lime in sacks, just what your
ground needs, at $25.00 per ton.
Super Phosphate at $30.00 per ton and
also Nitrate of Soda at 3c per pound.
No orders taken for less than % ton lots.
F. C. TRUE
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