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Q T h e Herald, the old estab
lished reliable newspaper of
the Coquille Valley in which
an “ ad” always brings results.
VO L. 29,
T he C oquille H erald
COQUILLE, COOS CO U N TY, OREGON, THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 1912
i l l SOURCES
As an exporter of tobacco the
United States leads the world.
Arkansas has the hottest springs
in the world at Hot Springs, 60 in
Ten states last year passed laws
providing compensation for men in
jured while at work.
Twenty-six native species of wood
are cot in Canada, spruce yielding
one-fourtb of the total.
In Paris white horses are employ
ed for the funerals of children or
young unmarried people.
Christmas Island, in the Pacific
Ocean, is so named because Captain
Cook landed there Christmas Day
There was a striking falling off
of the natural increase of the popu
lation o! England and Wales last
The Josephine county schools will
give blooded lowls in the prizes al
lowed in the state contests in in
dustrial school work.
According to the calculation of a
French statistician the number of
books published throughout the
world is 128,500 each year.
Little Rhode Island is said to pro
duce the largest turkeys— some of
them weighing forty pounds and
worth forty cents for every pound.
Grass Valley and Nevada City,
California, spent a night in total
darkness owing to a venturesome
owl which roosted in the power
The production ot tomato oil is
an industry ot a recent date. The
oil is obtained from the seeds, a
waste product Irom the process of
What is believed to be the largest
egg has been laid by an Elgin, Hi.,
hen The egg measures eight and
one-half by six and one-half inches
and weighs fifteen ounces.
The state military board have
opened proposals for an armory
site at Roseburg The money for
the structure is now available and
work will be commenced at an early
F. W. Ball ot Sidney, N. S. W.,
murdered his six months’ bride and
burned the body, clothes and all, be
cause he could not bear to see her
suffer. She suffered with rheuma
The cornerstone of the new Eas
tern Oregon State Hospital at Pen
dleton was laid March 26, appro
priate ceremonies being held. Gov
ernor West and other members of
the State Board were present.
Governor West has released the
appropriation ot $25,000 for the im
migration board, the money to t>e
used to prepare an official booklet
of Oregon’s resources with the seal
ot the state stamped on the cover.
Douglas county takes the place
of honor this year in the office of
the state treasurer by making the
The Best Lasts Longest
Miss Nettie Porter of Lakeview,
Oregon, 20 years old, arose from her
bed and walked 10 miles while out
ol her senses, and was found at
three o’clock in the morning, when
she fell exhausted upon the porch
of the Glldden residence in New
Pine Creek, 15 milessouth of Lake-
She was quickly restored to con
sciousness, and has now nearly re
covered. She did not know how
she had reached the Qlidden home.
The last she remembered was going
to bed at the home of the family for
whom she worked, three miles away.
Her tracks were followed through
the fields, woods, over rocks and
through creeks which she had
Piof. A. L. Melander, entomolo
A wound on her breast is believ
at the Washington State Agri
ed to have been caused by a barbed
wire fence through which she crawl cultural Experiment Station at Pull
man, has prepared the following
ed in the darkness.
statement and recommendations for
combating this insect in orchards.
first remittance of any state tax for
The woolly aphis is one of the
the year. The first payment was in most serious of orchard pests. It
the sum of $15,000. The county will occurs both on the roots and on the
pay a total of about $50,000.
branches of apple trees. The form
Striped bass eggs collected from above ground can be easily killed
Sacramento river will be shipped by spraying. A spray of tobacco,
to the Clackamas hatchery for the such as the black leaf dip, one pait
Striped bass is to sixty-five parts of water, or a
not an enemy to salmon, and is kerosene emulsion, or even a com
considered a very valuable commer bination spray containing these two
mixed, will easily kill the aphis on
the branches. To make sure of thor
Augusta, Georgia, held a celebra
ough work, the spray should be ap
tion to call public attention to the
plied with Bordeaux nozzles and
fact that it haudled a half million
driven with considerable pressure.
bales of the 19x1 cotton crop since
It is necessary to wet through the
September 1 last, a record never be-
wool of the insects. If the spraying
fore attained in the history of the
be thorough, the ordinary sul-
cotton market in that city.
phnr lime spray will destroy the
An unusual phenomena occurred
aphis above grouud.
near Moscow, Idaho, when, during
For the roots there is no satisfac
a snow storm, the ground seemed
tory treatment. Placing ground to
covered with a peculiar yellow sub bacco around the uncovered roots,
stance mingled with snow. Differ or wetting the ground with the to
ent persons tasted it, found it was
bacco spray, sulphur lime, or kero
decidedly like sulphur and that it
sene emulsion will kill off a small
contained grit, like dust or sand.
proportion of the root aphis, but is
It was evidently a shower of vol
never likely to give complete satis
canic or meteoric dust. The fall of
faction. The root aphis does not
snow and dust amounted to about a
penetrate deeper than eighteen in
quarter of an inch.
ches below ground. In giving a
The Seattle county commissioners root treatment it is best to uncover
have decided to build a crematory as much of the roots as possible be
and incinerate the bodies now in fore applying the insecticide. Band
terred in the Potter’s field in order ing the trees with tree tangle-foot
to make room for factory sites. applied over a band of cotton will
There are approximately 3,000 buri keep the root form from migrating
ed there. Fifty acres have been up the trunk to locate on the
platted to be leased for industrial branches. In that way the branches
sites, and hereafter paupers who can be kept free lrom the woolly
come under county jurisdiction will aphis.
be cremated unless their relatives
When the woolly aphis attacks a
tree the tree is poisoned, swellings
Five hundred is the booster mark occur during the first year of the
set for the hoped-for attendance at attack and the growth of the tree,
the 1912 summer school session at as well as of the fruit, is materially
the University of Oregon, Eugene. stunted. The root form causes gall
A vigorous compaign is being plan like swellings, preventing the root
ned to keep in the state those who actiou, and in the course of a few
hitherto have been going east and years causing decay of the roots.
south for their summer school work After a few years the tree is so un
and particular pressure will be dermined and weakened that it is
brought to bear to attract those of practically killed.
the teaching profession who usual
ly “ hibernate” during the vacation
FORMULA TO COMBAT
THE WOOLLY APHIS
CA U SESJEER MIXUP
Miss Belle Holmes of Belle Cen
tre, Ohio, was recently married to
Perrv Lowe, the ceremony being
performed by the Rev. J. A Whar
A relationship tangle is made by
this marriage that is difficult to un
The bride is the stepdaughter of
John Lowe, who is a brother of her
husband. She married her uncle
and became the sister of her father,
while her husband is a son of his
brother. She is her own aunt and
her husband is his own uncle.
The O. K. Creamery
WaDts your butterfat Mr. Dairyman
and we wish to give you value
received in return..............................
M. P. LONG
The O. K. Creamery
KICKED TO DEATH
BY A DEAD MULE
James Brown was kicked to death
at Trade, Tenn., just across the
North Carolina line, by a dead mule.
Brown was taking the corpse of the
| animal from a narrow wagon to
bury it when the stiffened hind legs
recoiled with great force, striking
him over the heart and causing al
most iustant death. He leaves a
widow and five cbilden.
IN S A C K S ,
WEIGHT AND W ASH ED
$4.50 ANY PLACE IN CITY
THE CORRUPT MYRTLE WORTHILY
Mr and Mrs Dan Giles have re
turned Irom California, near Por-
tersville, where they spent the win
A Little Advance Political Information for the ter.
Benefit o f Voters at the Coming
Mr. D. Griffin arrived on the last
steamer from Visalid, California,
having spent the winter with his
daughter. He said the last rain was
The direct primary corrupt prac a Godsend to that section every
tices pamphlets are now being print- j thing being very dry.
ed at the state printing office. Salem.
Mr and Mrs. S. 8. Endicott mov
April 10, is the latest date given the j ed last week into their new home
secretary of state to mail the same which they purchased from Frank
to every registered voter in the state. Schroeder.
In this pamphlet the arguments of
The new library is doing well.
the various political aspirants are
The circulating State Library sent
set forth at an expense of $100 per
60 books which are being used a
page to those who would partake of
great deal, and the library seems to
the political pie.
be very popular.
Ben W . Olcott announces on page
Mr. Thomas Root and Miss Flro-
32 of the pamphlet, ” I have been a
ence McCracken were married at
Republican all my life. * * In
April, ig rt, I was appointed secre the home ot the bride’s mother on
March 20, by the Rev. Thomas
tary of state by Gov. West.”
Wow! A lifetime Republican, Barklow. They will make their
securing an appointment from a home in Pleasant Valley where the
Democratic governor- and how ? bride is teaching school. Both the
Because Olcott was the avowed man young people are very popular.
Dr. Straw of Marshfield was a
ager of West’s campaign and the
governor thus rewarded him lor visitor here o ver Sunday. He came
services rendered in that capacity. up on business.
Democtats as well as Republicans
have in this duo political lovers
who are engaged by a tie of “ tickle
me, I ’ll tickle you” that will not
bind the independent, conscientious
voter to cast his ballot for its con
In Frank S. Fields, for ten years
clerk of Multnomah county, Repub
licans have a candidate for secretary
of state that is in every way worthy
of support. In the pamphlet, he
says : “ I want to tell you right
here that a candidate who sends a
letter to every voter violates the
corrupt practices act. It costs about
$3,000 for one letter. The law al
lows me to spend $675, and I am
going to stay within that limit. I
also want to tell you that the candi
date who says the money is being
spent by a friend in his behalf is
juggling with the truth.”
Mr. Fields has conducted the
office of county clerk of Multnomah
county at a profit of $30,000 annu
ally; under former administration
loss was $6,000 annually. He will
give the secretary of state’s office
the benefit ot his training as county
clerk and will endeavor to eclipse
the commendable record he has
made as a public servant in the
past ten years.
Mr. Fields asks the support of all
Republicans who favor progression
and the Oregon system.
fljo b Printing— N ew presses
new material and experienced
workmen. A guarantee that
Herald printing will please
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BITS FROM M’KINLEY
Mr. Aasen has moved his logging
machinery to Lee Mast’s upper
place and will log there this spring.
G. 3 . Swan, justice of the peace,
was here March 20, and made it
possible for a number of voters to
Road Supervisor Stout is arrang
ing to put in a new bridge between
Charles Heller’s and Mr. Hunch's
lower place, the old one being dan
One of James Laird's mail horses
was slightly injured by some barb
wire which had been dragged into
the road from a nearby fence.
Mr. N. Nece, who has rented the
Joe Laird place, has a fine team and
is making ready for farming. He
expects to raise at least 100 sacks of
potatoes lor sale. He has some
thoroughbred chickens and is start
ing in a scientific manner.
Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Young of Dora
gave a party at their home Satur
day. An enjoyable time was re
Mr. Frank Snow has cleared a
fine piece of land of stumps bv re
moving them with giant powder.
The Heller Brothers have their
crop all in now and expect late gar
den and late potatoes.
The McKinley school will begin
Mrs. \V. H. Bunch and children
will move to their home on Cherry
creek the first of next week, school
having closed at the Graved Ford
Academy March 27.
I hereby announce myself a can
didate for th* republican nomina
tion for Assessor for Coos county at
the primary to be held April 19,1912.
G eorge E. P eo ples .
I hereby announce my candidacy
for the Republicau nomination for
State Representative from the Fifth
District, Coos County, Oregon, at the
primary election to be held April
J . S. B a r t o n .
1 hereby announce m yself as a candi
date for tne nomination as joint repre
sentative from Coos and Curry counties,
Oregon, subject to the votes o f the
republican electors at the primary to
he held April 19, 1912.
A . J. MARSH.
I will be a candidate (or the Republi
can nomination (or the office of Aseess-
or of Cooe County, at the primary
election to be held April 9. 1912. 1
served as Assessor of this county from
1895 to 1898 inclusive.
My m otto:
“ Justice to all.” 1 reepectfully solicit
K. H. Hansen,
Myrtle Point, Oregon.
Linen piece goods were shipped
to the United States from British
mills last year to the value of $13,-
700,000, or $2,0 r 5,000 less than in
1910. Linen yarn shipments at
$615,000 were $50,000 more than in
The acknowledged German cen
ter of Ihe glass Christmas tree orna
ment production is in the Thurgian
Mountains, 25 miles distant from
Coburg, where at most the entire
population is dependent on this in
The Oregon Supreme Court in
t9 ii was a leader in the number
of cases decided, 283, while the New
York Court of Appeals decided only
212, that court having nine Justices
while the Oregon court has but five.
Because his wife “talked back” to
him while he_ was bearing a case in
court, Judge Irving Beeman fined
her $25 for contempt and compelled
her to pay the fine under threat of
committing her t» jail. The Judge
said his action was necessary to
maintain the dignity of the court.
Mrs. Beeman was waiting in the
courtroom for her husband to com
plete a case before going on a shop
ping tour. The plea of a prisoner
aroused her sympathy and she at
tempted to intercede in his behalf.
F o ifsA L E
Miss Goldie Carey of Bandon is Judge Beeman remonstrated and a
The Norway Store, consisting of
visiting her grandparents, Mr. and family row was brewing when the
general merchandise, three miles
Mrs. George Crunk, and other rela bailiff came to the rescue. The
below Myrtle Point on bank of Co
tives in this vicinity.
shopping trip was postponed.
quille river, one-quarter mile from
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Rock creek is to have a bridge
railroad station. Stock will invoice
across the ford between the Evern-
The parcels post as operated in about $2,800. For terms and par
den and Crunk properties.
Switzerland is a great convenience ticulars apply to
Mr and Mrs. Carl Morris welcom to all classes of citizens, and especi
Mrs. S. J. M c C loskey ,
ed a baby girl to their home March ally to shop people and small dealers
in various commodities, by trans
“ I am going to turn over a new
Georgie Rice, the ten-year-old son porting all classes of merchandise,
leaf,” said Adam on New Year's
of A. L. Rice, had the misfortuue
day, aud thereupon he donned an
to cut his loot with an ax a few days safely at a nominal cost.
apple branch in place of the frayed
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ago, but is getting along nicely.
You judge a man not by what he fig leaf.
A. C. Kurtz has torn down his promises to do, but by what ne has done.
That is the only true test. Chamber
Chamberlain’ s Cough Remedy has
old barn and is putting one up in a lain’ s Cough Remedy judged by this won
its great reputation and exteneive
standard has no superior. People ev sale by its remarkable cure o f coughs,
more suitable location
erywhere speak o f it in the highest colds and croup. It can be depended
terms o f praise. For sale by all druggists upon. Try it. Sold by all druggists.
BREEZY BUDGET OF
BRIEFS FROM BANCROFT
SHOWERS GOOD NEWS
S. H. Charlton and F. A. Baker
are falling timber for F^ P. S. Aber-
nethy’s saw mill.
John Porter has returned from
Eastern Oregon where he weut to
take up a homestead, and is now
drawing the reins over the broncos
for J. D, Laird’s stage line. Mr.
Porter will move his family to his
homestead about June 1.
Miss Effie Porter of McKinley is
visiting at the home of J D Laird.
Mrs. E. N. Harry entertained at
her home St. Patrick’s Day. Those
The dials of the silent representa present were: Mildred Laird, Mil
tive of a clock upon the Coos county dred Last, Zilphie Benham, Linnie
court house as well as all imitation Benham, Joe Crawford, Joe Nealson
clocks used by jewelers throughout and the memlxers of her own family.
the United States to designate their
Mrs. Nellie Harry who has been
business, have hands pointing to quite sick at her home for about six
the time stated in the above caption- weeks is slowly recovering.
It is said this was the hour presi
The Coos Bay road in the canyon
dent L i n c o l n was assassinated.
is much improved as the mail is
Since the day of our martyred pres
getting over on schedule time.
ident all clocks made for the pur
Colfax Harry started for Rose
poses specified have dials pointing
burg March 22, on a business trip.
to 8:17, serving as a reminder of
Ethel Laird is staying at the
the unlitnely death of one of our
most illustrious presidents. Doubt home of O. C. Harry for the pre-
less manv of our readers are unac aent.
Joe Crawford who has been so
quainted with this tact, particularly
the younger geueration, and we journing here for some time has re
impart the knowledge for their ben turned to Kennett, California.
C hlrry B i . o sso m .
RASI EIGHT O’CLOCK
W IL L be in the market this
season for Cascara Bark, pay
furnish sacks free.
F. S. Dow
W h o l e s a l e Commission Company
F. C. TRUE, Manager