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flT h e Herald, the old estab
lished reliable newspaper of
the Coquille Valley in which
an “ ad” always brings results.
VOL. 3 0 ,
C oquille H erald
C O Q U IL L E , C O O S C O U N T Y , O R E G O N , T H U R S D A Y , M A Y 3 0 , 1 9 1 2
Coal gas first was used as an il-
luminant just roo years ago this
A plow for digging peanuts which
also shakes them from the vines, has
been patented by a Missouriau.
There are 900,000 Londoners who
are living two or more in a room,
while there are 26,000 who are
crowded six tnt> 1 room.
The annual cherry fair at Salem
will beheld this year July 11, 12
and 13. It is intended to made the
fair the laigest and best ever held
The dust collected from numer
ous vacuum cleaners has proved to
be a valuable fertilizer, and its sale
has become a regular business in
A machine has been invented to
remove the bark from corn stalks
for use as a substitute for excelsior
the remaining pitch being utilized
as paper stock.
MARVELOUS RESULTS IN
For years scientists have been
trying to perfect a system of color-
photography, but it has remained
for Robert John of Santa Kosa, Cal.,
to secure resul.s that are eminently
satisfactory for reproduction pur
For a number of months John has
beeu devoting his time to photo
graphing Luther Burbank’s plant
creations for a noted woik that will
shortly be issued as a standard ex
position of the wonders Burbank
has done iu the realm of horticul
It was only recently that
John discovered the secret that has
so long baffled camera men. He has
some marvelous pictures, all in nat
The work is done in the usual
manner as far as a laymen is able
to note, the principal difference
being in the plate, which is highly
sensitized and made responsive to
color impressions. Burbank him
self is amazed at the pictures. Col
or in every tint is produced in the
photography. Several thousand dol
lars’ worth of paintings made of the
Burbank fruits for the work men
tioned will be laid aside for the new
In order to prevent the ‘ commer
cializing” of the life work of Luther
Burbank, a Luther Burbank society
has been organized and chartered
by the state of California, with the
definite purpose of seeing that the
work of the great scientist is given
to posterity without entail.
fljo b Printing— New presses
new material and experienced
workmen. A guarantee that
Herald printing will please
P E R Y E A R $ 1 .5 0
SUCCESS CROWNS THE
HIGH SCHOOL P U T
n eig h b o r in g "
Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., and
Mrs. Roosevelt, Nee Alexander
A rear light tor automobiles which
may be swung from behind a
screen into view to signal following
vehiclet that the one carrying it is
going to stop has been patented by
a New Jersey man.
lieceut statistics show there are
9,300,000 wage earning women in
Germany, an increase of 57 per
cent during the last 12 years. These
women are exercising a great in
fluence upon politics.
It is a curious thing in connec
tion with the renewed interest re
garding South Americas potato cul
tivation that along the east coast of
South America the tuber is consid
A new course in milk production
ered a European vegetable, and is is to be offered by the dairy de-
cultivated only by those gaining oanment of the Oregon Agricul
their experience from the Old World tural College next fall. Few colleges
In a criminal case in a Louisiana separate the manufacturing and
town one of the jurors hild out production features of the dairy
stubbornly. The remaining eleven instruction, but at O. A . C. it has
had quickly reached an agreement, beeu decided to offer two separate
but no argument would move the courses, so that students may
twelfth man. Finally, in disgust, specialize iu either branch of the in
when ordering dinner the foremen dustry they desire, or take both at
said: ‘‘Order eleven dinners and a once.
The new work will take up in
bale ot hay.”
A large cbitiim bark tree which detail the care, management, breed
has graced the state bouse lawn and ing and feeding of dairy cattle to
has hidden from view a good part the end of gaining the largest pos
P hoto copyright, 1912, by A m erican P r e s s Association.
of the capitol building, has been re sible milk production, and will also
H E R E is no sign t h a t T h eo d o re Roosevelt, Jr., wishes to shine by the
moved by order of Secretary of
reflected glory o f his f a m o u s fath er. On th e contrary, th is you n g m an
State Olcott. As one goes up the
h as a l w a y s ev inced a dispo sition to go ab o u t the seriou s business of
broad walk to the capitol, an un dairy cattle.
life as if he w ere th e sou of a n y o th er American citizen. After his
The college hopes in the near m a r ria g e to Miss E le a n o r B. A lex an d er of New York two y ears ag o he wen t
obstructed view of the big building
future to be able to establish in to San F ra n cisco as m a n a g e r for a c a r p e t co m p an y and has recently retu rn ed
is obtained.— Salem Statesmen.
become a bond s a le sm a n for a Wall s t r e e t house
While he is not so
connection with this work, a dairy to
At an octagenarian suffrage meet demoi:«tratson farm of about 80 m igh ty a h u u t e r as his f a th e r, T h eo d o re ju n io r is fond of shooting a n d d u rin g
his stay in C a lifornia w e n t into t h e m o u n ta in s iu pu rsuit of th e pum a a n d
ing recently held in this state the acres on which the students can o th er wild an i m a l s S t e w a r t E d w a r d White, th e novelist, accom panied him
presiding officer, Dr. Mary Thomp gain actual practical experience on one of th e s e trips. Young Mrs Roosevelt enjoys roughing it In t h e woods
son, had reached the age of 84 and ol the managemeut of a dairy busi and acco m p an ied her h u sb a n d am o n g th e m o u n tain s
all the speakers were over 80, ness. It will be made entirely self-
among them being the famous old supporting in time, as all of the
pioneer Mattieu, 97 years old, whose feed for the cows will be raised on
vote decided the historic issue that this tract, where they will be bred,
made Oregon and the northwest
grazed and cared for as on any
The rural districts ot Coos county
On Monday, May 20, a sale of
territory of the United States more commercial dairy farm.
are said to be visited quite frequent Jersey cattle occurred at Maple
than half a century ago.
The equipment of the dairy lab ly by persons testing eyes and sell
Lawn Place, Albany, Oregon, wbicli
An old darkey wanted to join a oratories has just received the ad ing glasses in violation of law Our
I was a success in every way, buyers
fashionable city church, and the dition of another steam turbine readers should demand to be shown
! being present from all parts of the
minister, knowing it was hardly Babcock tester, made nece.-sary by the license not ouly to shield them
Pacific coast region. While the
the thing to do and not wanting to the growth of the department since selves as accessories to the illegal
prices realized were not quite what
hurt his teelings, told him to go entering the new building.
practice, but to know that the work they should have been iu many
home and pray over it. In a few
Better fire protection in Oregon they wish performed is in compe cases, considering the class of stock
days the darkey came back. “ Well
is now being formulated, slashings tent hands. The following letter offered, in every instance the price
what do you think of it by this
from a state official will be read was such as to realize a handsome
time?” asked the preacher. ‘‘ Well> are being burned aud county courts with interest:
profit in raising such cattle over
salt,” replied the colored man, “ Ah
"The Oregon State Board of Ex- that of raising grades.
our forests. Aasett Brothers ¿turn
prayed an ptayed, an’ de good
amiuers in Optometry will pay a re
J. C. Watson, our local breeder
Lord he says to me, 'Rastus, Ah ed over a large portion of their ward oi $25 to any one causing the
of high-class registered stock, paid
wouldn’t bodder mah liaid about
arrest and conviction of any persou $810 for three Jersey cows, a
dat no mo’. Ah've been trying to valuable timbers had been removed, or persons testing eyes and selling greater sum than paid by any other
get into dat ebu’eb tnase’ f to’ de to guard the safety of trees near by, glasses who do not bold a certificate breeder for a like number. “ Emi
las’ twenty yeabs and Ah done had and it would be well for other log issued to them by the Boaid of Iix- nent’s Gold Medal B,” brought
gers to do likewise before the dry
no luck.’ ”
aminers It is not alone necessary $325; “Navaresa's Melia Ann,”
season begins Nearly one hundred
$265; "Calico Bonnie,’’ $220.
Miss Belle Kearney, a prominent
The entire sale comprised ninety-
rangers will patri 1 the forests of the for them to possess this certificate,
Mississippi woman who is traveling
but it must be registered with and two animals, including newly born
state during July and August t nd
in Oregon, writes to an eastern pa
countersigned by the clerk of the calves, and brought a total ot $16,-
the Federal Government will pay
per: "The .vomen of this state are
court in each county where the 650, and an average of $18098
for sixty-five of the number, $10,•
working to carry the ameudmeut for
holder practices. The public in The cattle sold will form the nucle
000 being appropriated for the pur
us of many a good herd and start
equal suffrage, which will be sub
general is hereby warned not to many a new breeding farm.
pose. State Forester Elliott is dis
mitted to the voters next fall in this
patronize any oue holding such
There was a latge cro w d in at
tributing circulars urging prépara-!
state- Iti their efforts they have j
certificate, as in the strict letter of tendance. The auctioneer was Gol.
tion for the fire season, and it is I
not only the sympathy of the men
the law they become accessory to Perry ol Columbus, Ohio, with Lee
predicted by following the plans
Francis, Bhelbina, Mo , B. F. Sud-
who are advanced in thought, but |
the illegal practice and will at least
tell, Halsey, Or., and E A. Rhoten,
proposed, Oregon’s timber losses'
those men are organizing societies
be called upon to go into court and Salem, Or., as riDg workers. Mrs C.
will not be heavy the coming |
among themselves and sending
testify as witnesses against the per Doering, from British Columbia,
was a heavy buyer and to ok many
speakers out over the state for the
sons violating the law.
sole purpose of making sentiment
The newest two American battle -1 For further particulars address good cattle home with her. Tbos.
for the enfranchisement of the wo ships will be the first in the world ! H. W. Barr, Secretary State Board Griffith, ol the Glen T a n a Farm,
Spokane, was another extensive
men of Oregon. Victory seems cer to group three 14 inch guns in sin of Examiners of Optometry, Salem, buyer from a distance an d lan d ed
tain for the cause here.”
Oregon.” — Papers please copy.
m a n y of th e goo d ones.
TO TEACH DAIRYING
ILLEGAL PRACTICE OF
LOCAL STOCK BREEDER
BUYS REGISTERED COWS
“ Esmeralda.” the play given by
students of the high school at the
Heazlet Theatre last Friday even
ing, was a success from every point
GRAVEL FORD ITEMS
of view Notwithstanding the heavy
Early in April
downpour of rain prevailing in the was held at Gravel Ford attended
early evening, the scholar-actors by some sixty-five or seventy of the
performed before no vacant seats. North and East Forks’ most ener
The several participants in the play getic people. They there decided to
rendered their parts in an exemp give a Fourth o f July celebration
lary manner and we doubt if a ma and selected Gravel Ford as the
jority ol theatrical professionals location.
throughout our land could even
Committees were appointed as
equal their acting, and certainly follows: committee of general man
none could produce more genuine agement, H. Bunch, chairman,
satisfaction to a Coquille aud'ence. Vance Weekly, E W. Timmons;
The moral of the play demonstrat program committee, Miss Florence
ed that true love was of more value Mason, chairman, Thomas Summer-
than riches, and while solemn and liu, F. L Bunch, Mrs. Ida Wright,
serious conditions prevailed at times Miss Eva M. Bennett. A committee
That the raising of hogs is more enough facetious utterances and of finance was also appointed. The
profitable than keeping a herd of comical situations were produced to committees immediately assumed
their duties and at present the pro
dairy cows is the belief of a resident keep the tears away.
The cast of characters comprise gram and general arrangements
of Idaho, V. C. Hannah. He is of
are well under headway. The high
the opinion that a bunch of good the following :
est degree of enthusiam is manifest
hogs will yield greater financial re Mr. Elbert Rogers, a North
Irvin Custer not only in those who have the
turns for the amount of time spent
Mrs. Rogers, his wife, Naomi Knowlton
work in charge, but the whole sur
in caring for them and that they Miss Esmeralda Rogers, his
Alice Stanley rounding country.
have all other breeds of livestock
Dave Hardy, a young North
Bennett's Grove has been se
beaten to a frazzle in thft respect.
cured for the celebration This is
To prove his position he first Mr. Estabrook, a man of
takes up the cost of the dairy cow,
leisure........................ Clifford Kern a very beautiful grove of huge myrs
tie, maple and ash trees, six or sev
which ranges around $75 to $100 Jack Desmond, American artist
en acres in all. Plenty of room and
at the present lime, owing to the Miss Nora Desmond, his sister
................................. Alta Stanley that well shaded is afforded for
strong demand. Then the cow re
teams, autos, etc. Many have ask
quires constant attention and hard Miss Kate Desmond, his sister
................................ Myrtle DeLong
ed the people of Gravel Ford for the
work. She must be milked early at Marquis DeMontessin, a French
Perry Lawrence past four years to celebrate on ac
morning and at night. She never
count of this grove. The grounds
can be neglected because il this is George Drew, an American
will l>e well supplied with amuse,
done a few times the cow is spoiled
All credit is due A. J. M. Rob ments ol every kind from a knife
On the other hand the hog may be
ertson, Principal of the High rack to a ball game, some will be
fed later in the day, at a time to
School, under whose instruction the eutirely new.
suit the convenience ol the farmer,
scholars were enabled to execute
A good time is assured.
and if it is desirable to be away from
their parts so creditably. But one
home a day or two he may be left
week was consumed in preparation
MYRTLE POINT NEWS
in the alfalfa field, or a suffirieut
and the limited time made the
amount of feed thrown in to last
Cbas Adams went to Portland via
task all the more arduous.
steamer on last trip. He goes as a
We are proud of tht students of
Considering the figures that have
delegate for the I. O. O. F. Lodge.
Coquille and the able teachers of
been advanced by creamerymen as
Rev. Charles L . Thornton and
reasonable, Mr. Hannah further as
family arrived on May 25. The
serts that the hog is the more profit
On Friday last, May 24, the gentleman has been called to fill the
able. For iustance, the $75 cow Southern Pacific railway laid the pulpit at the Christian church
should produce $8 a month. Allow first rails in North Bend for the which has been vacant for some
ing this for twelve months in the Eugene Coos Bay line. An ad time.
year, this amounts to $72. In ad journed regular meeting of the city
Mr. A. Hogue visited Portland
dition to this is the calf, which is council was held in the morning
the past week to consult a special
most likely to be computed on the when the fianchise for the railroad ist regarding his eyes. We are
basis of veal, and not very valuable. in that city was grauted. The mat glad to say the trip was successful.
On the other hand take a good ter was hurried through to avoid a
Mrs. Chester Lee returned from
brood sow, says Mr. Hannah. One possible injunction which was said
her visit to Portland and vicinity
of the best can be purchased for $40 to have been threatened. Two min
lust week. She was accompanied
or $50. She should produce a lit utes after the passage of the fran
by be; mother, Mrs. Messinger of
ter of seven pigs, which should de chise ordinance it was accepted by
Carlton, Oregon, who will spend
velop into 250-pound hogs, or 1750 the Southern Pacific through C. J.
the summer here.
pounds. At a price of 6 % cents a Millis aud immediately a small sec
Mr. Charles Broadbent was un
pound, this would amount to tion of track was laid. The first
$100.37. This leaves $37 to coun spike was driven by Mayor L . J- fortunate enough to break one of
terbalance the value of the veal calf Simpson. The mill whistles were his fingers on the right hand a lew
from the dairy cow. In addition, blown and the city held a jollifica days ago.
Mrs. George Griffin, who has
Mr. Hannah asserts that the pro tion in honor of the event.
Eieen critically ill for several months,
duct ol the hng is more easily mar
passed away Thursday night. She
keted than that of the cow. — Pacfi-
leaves only her husband to mourn
her loss, although all her friends
REASONS FOR STAYING ON THE FARM
will miss her very much as she was
Colonel William H Harris, retir a woman of lovely character.
Il is the safest real estate invest
ed capitalist, pioneer of 1852, and
The sidewalk on the south side
one of the best known citizens of of Spruce street, from Fourth to
It is the best place to avoid doc
Portland, died at the Commercial Fifth streets, has been taken up and
club, that city, recentlv after an ill is to be replaced with a cement
There is no place like it for bring
ness of half an hour. Following bis pavement which will add material
ing up a family.
arrival in Portland in 1852, Colonel ly to the looks of the street.
It affords the greatest opportuni
Harris started several enterprise*,
ty to cultivate the bump of optim
among them being the ice business
and a book store Some time ago
It is the foundation of all nation
Prune producers at Healdsb“ rg
he selected a site in the Riverview
cemetery, where he desired to be Sonoma county, are shippiog prunes
It produces the eatables and wear
buried, and erected a monument to Germany.
ables for the nation’s peoples.
there to commemorate his name.
The Oroville Poultry association
It offers the best chance to live
He was a Mason for many years has secured a circulating library of
in peace with God and man, than
and at the time of his death bad poultry books.
which nothing better can be de
reached the age of 78 years.
It is estimated that within the
three years over a million fig
It is easier to leave the farm then
The death of Charles Edward trees have been planted in the San
it is to get back to it after you are
McCleary, well known throughout Joaquin valley.
once in the city working as carpen
the mining country and a former
Thousands of ladybugs are being
ter, bricklayer, carman, bookkeeper
newspaper man of note, came as a shipped to the apple oredards of
or clerk to meet your financial ob
shock to the friends in Lskeview, Santa Clara county to work upon
Oregon, who were familiar with his the apple aphis.
It gives a man room to build bis
career. He was the largest stock
About 5,500 acres of melons have
own home. In town another is
holder in the Mountain Sheep, Sev-
beeu planted in the Imperial valley
likely to build the home for you—
' en-up, Casino and other groups of
and the growers are now planning
and in the end own it.— Farm and
claims in the High Grade district,
for the marketing of 50,000,000
and had for several years been may-1
• »■ » •
melons. This will aggregate 2,600
Metal and other hard objects or, judge, legal advisor and com
rade of the men who have been de- cars.
uumbering 1,149 and weighing one
| veloping the camp Interment was
The moderatorahip, the highest
pound and two ounces have been held in the New Pine creek cem
removed from the stomach o f Miss etery.
honor in the gift of the Presbyterian
Letitia Miller, an Insane patient
church of America, in session at
from Han Rafael, Cal., at the Napa
Louisville, went on the first ballot
state hospital and the patient will
recover. This case breaks all treak | pioneer o? Forest Grove, was re- to Iter. Mark Allison Matthews of
records for American hospitals.
Icently buried at that place.
HOG RAISING PAYS
BETTER THAN THE CDW
THE PASSING S