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•JThe Herald, the old estab
lished reliable newspaper of
the Coquille Valley in which
an “ ad " always brings results.
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C O Q U I L 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 , A U G U S T 29, 191 2
K. H. HANSEN EXTENDS
THANKS TO “ A VOTER
STOCK ON CUT-OVER LANDS
TOPICS WISE AND OTHERWISE
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GRAPHITE AT STEAMEK RESUMES
RUN SOON OREGON NEWS
Iu the Herald of August 15, a
person signing himself "A Voter”
undertakes to write a history of my
life and also to predict what I am
likoly to do in the future. It is for
tunate that we are no longer com-
Portland Company Will Aid Owners of Logged- pnlled to d e^ n d on the wandering Interesting Happenings and Doings of Nearby
Fortune Favors E. C. Barker Means Much
off Lands to Purchase all Cattle
Neighbors Clipped from Exchanges
Towards Advancing Coos County’s
gypsy for our fortune telling. We
That Can Be Cared For
and Otherwise Secured
can now apply to Mr. A Voter.
I am glad iudeed that I have ris
The West Coast Lumberman de en to sufficient importance to merit
MYRTLE POINT MATTERS
E. C Barker, formerly in the
votes nearly fourteen pages particu that distinction and permit me to
jewelry business in this city, now
The cannery starts on YVidnes-
larizing on the fourth annual session thank Mr. A Voter for his kindness day, the 28th.
of Marshfield, exhibited a quanti
FO R ASSESSOR
of the Pacific Coast Logging Con If he will favor me with his name
C oo« County, Oregon
ty of graphite to the Herald force
The Cecil Carters are rusticating
gress recently held in Tacoma. and address I will send him a st Port Orford.
that is without doubt the genuine
Solicits your support
Loggers and lumbermen from all ebromo.
Mrs C. H. Soutbmayd is the guest
sections of the northwest as well as
It is true, as Mr. A Voter says, I of Mrs. J. Lowe this week.
A vein of the valuable mineral
Investigate my past record and
machinery and supply meu were have been honored by the people of
eighteen inches in thickness was
you will know my Platform
Dr. and Mrs. J. Masson and niece
present. Various topics of interest Coos co u D ty with various positions
found at a depth of but sixteen feet
— Equal Taxation—
to loggers and mill men were dis of trust. I am grateful for the same.
from the surface.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Soutbmayd
We quote Hie following It shall be my purpose in the fufure
It is admirably situated for profit
relative to live stock on cut-over as in the past to do all in my pow spent the week end with their son
able miniug being upon a side hill
lands as being a subject of interest er to merit their confidence. Mr. A F. E Soutbmayd of theN. rth Fork
where uhuudance of water can be
and benefit to prospective producers Voter states that I was nominated
Hon. Binger Hermann, who has
obtained for power aud other pur
in this section :
in 1900 for superintendent of schools been here on a business trip return
“ D. O. Lively, o f the Portland on the populist ticket, but he did ed to Roseburg Sunday, but will
Mr. Barker was on bis way to
“ The Guardians of the Columbia,’’
Union Stock Yards, Porlland, Ore state that I at once declined the return with the Shriners, who are to
the new book by John H Williams, Marshfield whore he will have a
gon discussed the subject of live nomination. It is also true that a meet in Marshfield the first week iu
has already been pronounced by ex quantity of the graphite assayed to
stock on cut over lands. He spoke few of my friends voted for me for September.
perts to be tbe most beautiful vol ascertain its purity for upon this
of the necessity of the increased the democratic nomination for as
Mr. and Mrs Cass Hermann, sou ume ever published about tbe west. depends the success of the under
production oí live stock on the sessor in 1902. 80 did a few repub and daughter, and Mrs. Stormer
It describes tbe Columbia river and taking commercially.
coast. There is such a profit that licans vote to nominate a democrat with her little girl, all of Roseburg,
it is pure,
its snow-capped guardian peaks,
it behooves every man who owns for the office of assessor last April. returned borne in their auto the 23d
Mounts Hood, St.Heleus aud Adams; and those who have examined a
cut-over land (ogive this subject au
piece left on the Herald desk are o f
Also Mr. A Voter did not state after a three weeks’ visit here and and it does justice to the subject.
early and intelligent attention.
that I had held the offices of sehoo down the coast. The little boy (oot
Those who are familiar with Mr
At twelve of the leading markets clerk, school director and clerk and yet twelve) drove their car the en
The Oregon Agi ¡cultural College
Williams’ former book, “ The Mount
of the United States on June 30 th jadge of election, besides serving tire distance.
ain that was ‘God,’ ’’ will find this at Corvallis will also be asked to
there was a shortage of 500,000 cat on Fourth of July committees and
Our city looks quite deserted at new volume even more attractive. determine its contents and quantity
tle. estimating weights and num various ether things.
present so many being away on va- Especially to all Oregonians will it from which values may be known.
bers. The production o f cattle is
It is true I was formerly a demo catious. Am mg the number are: prove a joy. The great river and
Graphite is a mineral found in
not keeping pace with the increase crat, became dissatisfied aod joined
Dr. Stemmler’s family and Miss Dot its noble white sentinels are shown but few places in the United Stales.
Throughout the the populist party and when that
Miller who are carnpiDg on Mill in more than 200 magnificent illus Ceylcjp, according to tbe U. S. Geo
LTuited States there has been no party died, I drifted for a time, aud
creek beyond Rural, the Geo. Rack- trations, eight of which are in col logical Survey Bulletin, being the
decrease in the number of hogs. It finally joined the republican party
lids, Lew Browns, Mrs. Ralph Rick ors, true to Dature. The text is as largest producer of this valuable
is, however, claimed that hogs will But Mr. A Voter, why make such a
lid, Mrs. D ivisof Remote, Mr. Allen interesting as the piotures. It tells mineral.
grow scarcer year after year. The roar about it ? Why not take up
The many uses for graphite h ive
and Miss Electra Brady, all of whom the story of tbe uprising of thu Col
Northwest sends from $ 1 7 , 000,000 the cases of other candidates who
started for Whiskey Run on the umbia region out of the Pacific, the caused it to be manufactured arti-
to $ 20 , 000,000 annually away from have been democrats, had a change
24tb. Mr. E. Snider an 1 family aud creation of the Cascade-Columbia fically by means of tbe electric fur
live stock and packing house pro of heart, as ycu call it, and became
Mrs Ernest Snyder are at Bandou gorge, and tbe building of the now nace, an anthracite coal carrying
populists, had 'another change and The Milton Lees, Mrs. Jus. Arring extinct volcauoes There is also a small amounts of evenly distributed
Wherever owners of cut-over again became democrats. And, if
ton aud daughter Hazel have been short, but valuable, ebapter on tbe impurities being the material from
lands have burned off slashings and your memory is so good, do you re-
which the ordinary grades are ma le.
camping on the beach below Ban- forests of this district.
have sown meadow, and other grass
membor a prominent man who was don for the past two weeks.
The Oregonian, in an editorial, The artificial product is much infer
the ventures have met with success. formerly a republican, joinel the
calls the book ‘ ‘both a delight to ior to the graphite that is mined.
Cattle raised on this cut over laud populist party and later again be
One of the most important uses
the lover of nature’s grandeur and
have gone largely to supplying log came a republican and was elected
A new school house is being built a service to the whole Columbia riv of graphite is for lubricatiug. The
on the upper Chetco.
er country,” and it declares the text addition of graphite to oil results
Coos county. Oregon, furnished
Now Mr. A Voter, if you object
''o f as high order as the illustra in a lower frictional resistance than
the best lot of cattle in point of to a man changing bis politics and
tions." In every way this fascinat would be obtained bv the wee o f oil
breeding and in point of finish that then running for officp, why not
ing volume is a book to own, to read alone. The quantity of oil requir
has reached Portland in a long write up the whole batch at once. that place, weighs twenty ounces.
ed for a giveu service is also reduc
Mr Maurice, an agate collector, and to send your friends.
time, and they were driven six days It would save time and besides it
“ Tbe Guardian of Ihe Columbia,’ ’ ed and a lighter grade of oil may be
before they reached a railroad. They would look more consistent. I am
employed without decreasing the
Cape Blanco in five and one-half by John H. Williams, Tacoma, Wasli-
were fed on cut-over lauds, and fond of company.
If you can send
quality of tbe lubrication. A small
never saw hay or grain. These a crowd of us together I will not be hours in a small 19 -foot boat of the
6 G post paid; paper covers, quantity of graphite only is required
dory type built by himself.
cattle brought seven cents a pound so lonely.
85 cents post paid. J. K. Gill C '., and the benefits derived from its
The Bane sawmill on the Sixes
The taxpayers of Coos county de
Portland, distributors for Oregon. use persist long after the application
He cited the results obtained with mand a fair aud equal assessment, river has resumed operations and
has ceased. Both the amorphous
pigs in Carey wood, Idaho, by the
Scientific Value of Homan Body
but 7 do not think they care if the will run steadily during the winter.
and crys'alline varieties of natural
Michigan Land and Lumber Com
Rough cedar aud fir lumber is being
assessor was formerly a democrat or
A French analvsist makes the fol- graphite are extensively employed
pany in one year’s time. On an
sold at the mill for $ 10 per thous lowii g observations: A normal man
investment of $55 a profit of $619
of 150 pounds contains in reducible
Now Mr. A Voter, I do not intend and. Twenty men are employed.
We are informed that Clias. Kitne
was reaped, and in two years the
Final arrangements to purchase nutritive principles the equivalent of Kiine A Von Pegert, had a mine
to conduct a newspaper campaign
company netted $ t,o t 8 . At this
and do not think I shall answer necessary equipment lor the co of 12,000 hens’ eggs. The gas of of graphite at Baker, Oregon, many
time the company has on hand 114 anything that you may publish in operative cold storage plant to be the human organism is sufficient to
years ago from which he then real
pigs. Any other logging concern
the future. I have lived in Missouri operated on Rogue river have been inflate a balloon of 10,000 cubic feet ized $40.00 per ton. It is said a
or farmer can do what this company precinct, near Gravel Ford, for the made. The plant will be located capacity. A human body contains
considerable greater sum is now
last 27 years. If you, or anyone on the Gold Beach side o f the river sufficient iron to make nails of five paid. Mr. Kime pronounces tbe
A company in Portland will leud
else, desire to know anything fur and will employ about fifty meu.
graphite found bv Mr. Barker as of^
the purchase price ol cattle sufficient
Dr. Campbell, a physician and
ther about me I will refer you to the
A man of this weight contains excellent quality and believes it will
to consume the grass and hay that
people who have known me the surgeon long in the employ o f the enough of fat to nuke seventy-five prove to be at least eighty per cent
any owner ol logged-off lands can
Hill railroad company, is a recent candles and leave enough grease to pure.
at Wedderburn where he make a cake of maiseilles soap.
Mr. Barker ie sanguine he will be
rewarded by the discovery
Oregon Vital Statistics
along the coast will be completed phosphorous to make 8,045 boxes and working of bis graphite mine,
The quarterly bulletin ot the Ore
by the time the Panama canal is of parlor matches. The hydrogen and that he is possessed of no undue
K. H. H ansen
gon State Board of Health for the
portion of the human gas contents mercenary or selfish motives in the
months of April, May and June last
would fill a balloon that would lift success of the venture is demon
among other items, contains the fol
A Natural Error
tbe weight of the contributor.
strated when he said: " I t will be a
A Coquille correspondent of the
A teacher in Boston was telling
great help toward advertising Coos
April— Births, male 444 , female Portland Journal on August 24 the story of Red Riding Hood. She
human body contains also six tea- county and making known to the
4 3 3 ; deaths, male 328 , female 2 1 6 .
bad described the woods and the
spoonsful of salt, a basin of sugar world the many advantages we
May— Births, male 4 5 8 , female sturio ), which was caught in the wild animals that lived there.
and thirty-fwo quarts of water.
river a few miles below the city, is
3 7 7 ; deaths, male 286 , female 1 9 !.
“ Suddenly,” she said, “ Red Rid
These are utterances of a loyal
June— Births, male 354 , female
ing Hood heard s loud noise. She
Heavyweight Twins Insane
citizen and we trust abundant suc
3 7 8 ; deaths, male 25 4 , female 1 3 7 . caught this far from the O'ean. turned around, and what do you
Missee Loies and Louise Schatz- cess will crown the efforts of our
Of the marriages 483 were report This species goes to fresh water to suppose she eaw standing there,
maD, twin sisters, each weighing esteemed friend, E C. Barker.
ed lor April, 400 in May, aud 755
looking at her, and showing all his 350 pounds, have been taken to a
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couples entered into the bonds of mens are taken this far up are very sharp, strong teeth ?’’
local asylum and are attracting
T he “ ProgreM ive” Party
matrimony in the "month of mar rare. The fish is nearly nine feet
"Teddy Roosevelt !” cried all the wide attention throughout tbe Is the individual, man or woman, who
in length and weighed over 200
uses Foley Kidney Pills for backache,
boys in chorus. — Boston Post.
State of Kentucky.
rheumatism, w<jak back, and other kid
and bladder irregularities. Foley
The twins became insane at the
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Bank Note 500 Years Old
! Kidney Pills are healing, strengthening,
A vast amount of ill health is due to ^
tonic, and quick to produce beneficial
impaired digestion. When the stomach ;
Can Yon Beat It
The sub treasury at Philadelphia
1 results Contain no harmful drugs.
fails to perform its functions broperly
has just received, with an applica
An almost fully blown Martha the whole system becomes deranged. same manner. They talk exactly Never sold in bulk. Put up in two sizes
tion for redemption, a Chinese bant Washington rose was discovered en A few doses of Chamberlain’s Tablets alike and seem to have identical in sealed bottles. The genuine in a yel-
I low package. Fuhrman’s Pharmacy.
are all you need. They will strengthen I
note which is more than 500 years cased in a double sack of protective your digestion, invigorate your liver, I thoughts at the same moment.
tissue in a Plymouth Rock hen kill and regulate your bowels, entirely doing '
away with that miserable feeling due
The note was issued during the ed bj Mrs. Florence Mattbes of to faulty digestion. Try it. Many out a parallel in medicine, and do*-
Three acres close in. Suitable for
Ming dynasty, io the reign of the Cbemawa, Oregon.
Despite that others have been permanently cured— tors are watching the sisters with ¡chicken ranch. New six room cot
why not you? For sale by all druggists. interest. The women are not vio tage, all modern improvements.
Emperor Tsi Tsee, who occupied reveral weeks must have elapsed
For sale cheap by owner. Address
lent or dangerous
the throne from 13G9 until 1399.
since the swallowing of the bud to
He who seeks a wife should find
Box 147 , Coquille, Oregon.
The value is one kwan, or ‘‘a enable it to have become so coated, her aod he who does so ought to i Sometimes justice doesn’t hare
string of cash."
the flower had not undergone decay. mind her.
Have you paid the printer?
her scales on straight.
VALUABLE MINEHAL IS FOUND
T. J. T H R IF T
ABOUT THE COLUMBIA
AND ITS MOUNTAINS
Shippers will bo pleased to learn
thiit the Steamer Tillamook will soon !
he ready to resume her Portland*
Coquille run Tbe boat is now at
Otkland where new engines are
being installed and other improve- i
merits made. Good authority upon Transpiring iu Oregon Boiled Down (a Least
Number of Lines and Yet Make
the subject is contaiued in the fol
the Subject Understand
EVENTS OF THE PAST WEEK
8. E lmore & Co.
PAC KE RS
Astoria, Oregon, Aug. 21, 1912
Nosier & Norton,
Gentlemen:—I w sh to advise that
Capt. Antonsen informs us from Fast
Oakland that the overhauling should be
completed so that the “ Tillamook” can
leave within about two weeks’ time.
Immediately on arrival she will go on
the Coquille River schedule. You may
notify our patrons to the effect as they
make inquiry, with the proviso that no
unforeseen difficulties arise in the mean
time, which might delay her fuither
than is now expected.
S. K imore
AtwEveu:ng with Authors
Tbe liferary aud musical enter
tainment given under the auspices
of the Coquille Educational League
at Masonic hull, Thursday evening
Inst, did not receive patronage the
talent displayed deserved. Unfor
tunately this was a week wherein
entertainments were numerous aud
our people being surfeited, many
missed Ihe rarest treat. Miss Gitchel,
a graduate of the famous Emerson
School of Elocution and Oratory,
Bostou, gave readings from Kipling,
Browning aud other noted authors,
in a most commendable manner,
t.iss Gitchel proved herself to be
highly talented in her chosen pro
fession, bis a pleasing voice and
portrays her readings so realistic
that the subjects treated were al
most sg good as seeo.
Vocul solos by Mrs. Tyrrell, with
piano accompaniment by Mrs. Haw
kins, and selections upon tbe vio’in
by Mr. Charles A. Pureley were
features of interest interspersqd with
The Educational League is to be
congratulated upon presenting such
a high class entertainment, and the
lack of attendance should uot— we
hope not— deter from giviDg similar
educational entertainments in tbe
It costs $1G8 per year to support
a patient in the insane asylum at
A $350.000 steel bridge over the
Willamette at Sdem is rapidly near-
A $65,000 four-story bulge build
ing will Ere built by tbe Order of
Muoee at Roseburg,
Tbe Woodmen ol the World ot
Oregon City are preparing to com
pete for a prize at the State Fair at
Salem, Tuesday, September 2 .
Holding that corporations were
in common with individuals, when
it comes to the payment of taxes,
Judge Hamilton, at Roseburg, has
banded dowu a decision compelling
tbe Southern Oregon company to
pay taxes on its big acreage of tim
ber lands in Douglas couuty for the
lour years ending with 1 9 1 2 . Tbe
taxes amount to $ 12 , 000 .
It is expected that the work of
laving rails on the Eugene Coos
Bay railroad will begin soon. The
Southern Pacific engineers in charge
of building the road say the rails
are expected in a few days and that
concrete culverts and the concrete
work on the bridges between Eu
gene and the Noti tunnel have been
Mrs. A. M. Rinehart of Vale, Or
egon, is financing operations in
drilling for a flow of hot water to
be piped into every business house,
hotel, store and residence in Vale.
Tile scheme appears leasable as hot
water has for years been one of the
city’s greatest assets because of its
medicinal qualities. The pioneers
tell ot boiling eggs in the hot springs
near tbe river. In late years wells
have Eieen drilled and shot, and
gusbers ol hot water have iorced
themselves 50 feet into the air until
capped, and the water piped into
bath bouses aud plunges.
Horrible Crime at Eugene
Tribute to His Mother
Mililred Greeu, tbe 12-year-old
I think back through the years, daughter of a pastor at Eugene, was
tbe lean and the fat, the good and recently murdered while in bed, by
tbe bad ones, to my earliest recol an unknown fieDd. Tbe girl's bead
lections. I see a woman, with an was nearly severed from her body.
eye that flashes swjft as an arch Rewards by tbecily of Eugene and
angel’s wing and a mouth that tbe Btate of Oregon aggregating
breaks with laughter and hardens $5,000 are offered for the murderer.
Excitement at tbe university city
at sight of wrong, singing lullabies
a woman who, with hand grasping does not subside, ¡ d fact it seems to
tbe Unseen Hand, walks the briar- iucrease, for on the night alter the
hordered paths of life unashamed crime a man was seen trying to get
unafraid, unharmed. She is clad through a window iu the residence
in garments of beauty for me. and of George Johnson, a block west of
age does not soil them, nor years the Green residence, where » do
make them cheap aud tawdry. Hei_| mestic was asleep. He was fright
tongue is without gnile, having nev- | ened away by her screams.
At tbe home of D. M. Puikerson,
er been the messenger of a lie. It
is seventeen years since her soul a block east of the Green residence,
went home to God and her fingerH some one was heard tampering with
became for me the fingers of an the screen over tbe window occupi
angel, but I have not forgotten all ed by two daughters of Purkerson,
she said. She told me there w is a Their father heard their screams
Santa Claus, and I believe her. He and running to tbe winbow with a
brings me no longer drums and shotgun saw a man crouching be
fifes. But be s'.ill brings to me the neath the window. As tbe man ran
vision of my mother and tbe music across the lawn be shot at him and
of that aDgeiic chorus which sang be fell to the ground, wounded pos
at creation’s dawn and at the hour sibly, but escaped.
It is thought a negro committed
of man’ s redtmptinn. — Gov. Thomas
the crime, several strangers of that
U. Marshall of Indiana.
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type of humanity being in tbe city
Popr'alion of Oregon
Oregon’s population during two
Lane Couuty has Wild Fw Trees
years from April 15, 1910, to April ^
Stewart of Cottage Grove,
15, 1912, increaaed 03,959, Record
ing to statistics compiled by Labor while roamiog in the woods and
Commissioner Hoff, and that is the mountains west of that city, ran
estimate he will embody in his re across several fig trees filled with
port. The last census shows the fruit. He will have some on exhib
population on April 15, 1912, to ition at tbe grange fair.
How the trees came to be grow
have been 572,765
school census, attendance nnd en- , ing on the mountain side is a mys
rollment as a basis, L ibot Com tery, but it is more than probable
missioner figures that on April 15, that the seed must have been carri
1912, the population was 736,724, ed there by birds.
Some time ago while excavation
an increase of 53,959. which is a
was being done near the city,
shade less than 10 per cent increase
a petrified fig and tbe imprint of a
in two years.
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fig leaf were unearthed.
Writer’s cramp more often affects
All that glittors is not a diamond.
the stomach than the wrist