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RESTAU RAN T
Rooms in Connetion
A lex sol. Building
East End First St.
GEO. C. T H E R A U L T
PR O PR IE TO R
Keek the Flies Out of
Your House by putting
in Screen Doors ana
them to order
Also'Screen Safes, Ironing Boards,
Bread Boards and Step Lad
ders of any size
SCREEN DOOR F AC TO R Y
J E. Q U IC K
RIVERS AND GREAT CITIES.
Success of Govarnmant Taat
Near Fort Myar.
The office of public rouda o f the de
partment of agriculture baa been mak
ing experiments on an eight mile
stretch of road In Virginia to demon
strate the results that muy be obtained
on country earth roads by continuous
work under a patrol system. A patrol
has installed a modern Steam Pres
man was employed to furnish a horse,
sing machine, and is prepared to
cart and small tools, and be was sup
serve his trade better than ever.
plied with a road drag built o f plank
Bring me your work.
and required to furnish two horses to
SPRING SAMPLES ARE READY
drag the road whenever It was In suit
See my display of suitings for spring
able condition for dragging, usually
and summer. New and nobby pat
following each rain.
terns at lowest prices.
The entire eight miles of road are well
Bring your Repair Work to me.
traveled, and there la considerable
heavy teaming over parts of It. The
K. H A L V E R S O N
United States cavalry stationed at Fort
Myer frequently passes over a portion
and batteries of artillery also use the
road at Intervals. A traffic census for
three days last March showed the fol
lowing dally average of teams travel
Ing over the rood: Loaded one horse
wagons, fifteen: unloaded ODe horse
wagons, fifty-eight: loaded two horse
Regular as the Clock
wagons, thirty-eight: unloaded two
horse wagons, forty-nine: loaded four
horse wngons. nine: unloaded four
horse wngons. four; saddle horses,
ninety-six. and motor runnbouts. one.
The patrolman was paid $60 a month
First-class fare only............. $7.50
and $1 a day extra whenever be nsed
U p freight, per ton ............. 3.00
two horses to drag the road. His pres
ence was required on the road from 8
a. m. until 4:30 p. m., with one-half
E. & E. T. Kruse
hour allowed for lunch.
24 California Street, San Francisco
The average cost of dragging last
year tyis $16.11 per mile for six and
a halrmonths, which Is at the rate of
$29.74 a mile for the first year of
twenty-four draggings, or approximate
NO SLER & N O R TO N
ly $1.23 per mile for each dragging of
Agents, Coquille, Oregon
three round trips.
The use of the road drag hns greatly
Improved the dally condltlOD o f tbs
road nnd rendered It smooth and com
fortable for travel for n greatly In
creased number of days In bad wenther
When you get one, get one of exper The department expects to continue
the experiment this yenr. for It is al
ience—26 years at the business
ready apparent that the entire eight
E. G C A S S ID Y
B AND O N , ORE. miles of road will show remarkable
Improvement under the systematic
work o f the partolman.
W ill Accept
Fi rew ood
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C U R T A IN S
will need laundering this
spring. Send them to
us. We wash Quilts at
15 cents, Comforts at 25
W e will wash
your Wool Blankets for
you better than you can
do them and for the
small charge o f 25 cents.
Send the entire family
wash and be rid o f the
hardest o f the home
: : : : : :
COQUILLE LAUNDRY & ICE CO.
Keep the Improved Roads In Thslr
The present year promises to be the
greatest in the history of the move
ment for the Improvement of the pub
lic roads o f the United States, accord
ing to the reports received from all
parts of the country. A Joint commit
tee of congress Is engaged In an Inves
tigation of the feasibility of federal aid
In the construction, Improvement and
maintenance of public highways, and a
number o f the state legislatures now In
session are considering good road leg
Islatlon. In connection with the gen
eral Impetus that the good road move
merit has recently bad In all parts of
the country, the director of the office
of public- roads says:
“Too much stress cannot be laid upon
the Importance of maintenance In con
nection with the work of improving
the roads. Tbe people In nearly all the
states are filled with enthusiasm for
road Improvement and are spending
enormous sums of money In the con
struction of suiierb roads, and yet al
most without exception they are mak
ing little provision to care for the
roads after they are built. This Is true
uot only In the various counties, but
under many of our state highway de
•To maintain tbe roads In good con
dition year after year requires a coo
sldcrable annual outlay, but this #it-
lay Is Infinitely less than the loss
which must fall upon tbe people event
ually if they allow their roads to go to
utter ruin The tiling for all advocates
of good roads to do Is to urge continu
ous. systematic maintenance and the
setting aside every year of an amount
per mile estimated hy the engineer In
charge to be sufficient for the proper
maintenance of the road—a course
which must make for economy sud e f
English and Scotch.
It being the southerner’s turn, he
told about a county In Missouri so di
vided lu sentiment that year after year
the vote of a single man prohibits the
sale o f liquor there. “ And what,” he
asked, “do you supiiose Is the name of
the chap who keeps a whole county
Nobody had an Idea.
“ Mackintosh, as I ’m alive!” declared
Everybody laughed except the Eng
lishman “ It*a Juat like a Scotchman
to he so obstinate!” he sniffed, and was
much astonished when the rest o f the
party laughed more than ever.—Llp-
0 C SANFORD. Ant. Ctiklai
I. H. HAZARD. Cianiti
Wh«r«in the Thames and London-Are
Different From Others.
I London without the Thames is un
thinkable. Not only is it the source of
op C O Q U I U L i B , O R B G O f l .
tbe great wealth and trade of tbe
T ra n p ac ta a General B a n k in g Bueinee^
By DONALD CHAMBERLIN
and drink to its many millions. Yet
this Is not the case with other great
By F. TOWNSEND SMITH
B o s r d of O lr o o t o r o .
C o r rt o p o n d o ft t»
The day I was twenty-one years old cities o f the world whose rivers have
R .O . Dement,
A . J. Sherwood,
j National Bank o Commerce, New York C l
I was Hul ki ng on the street when u
My friend Rogers wus forty years
fame and position. In “ The River of
L . Harlocker,
L . H . Hazard, j Crocker W ool worth N ’ lBank, Han Franci
gentlemuu accosted me, saylug:
London" Mr. Hilaire Belloc points the old and a buchelor. He had no taste
R. K. Shine. I First N at’l Bank of Portland. Portland.
"You are Joseph Stirling, 1 believe.”
for society, und his life wus solitary lu
” 1 am." I replied, surprised, for 1
“ Little seu borne trailic reaches Faria the extreme.
had no knowledge of tbe man what
by the Seine; the Tiber could never he
1 had been to Ills room occasionally,
R. S. K n o w lto n , President
G eo . A . R o binson , Viee-Pres.
a street for Rome; Vienna neglects the ami his landlady knew my name. One
" I f you will call on me at my office
R. H . M a s t , Cashier.
you will hear something which you Danube; Antwerp protects no great day Rogers hud worked himself up to
may or may not consider to your ad crossing nor has ever been the nucleus such n condition tliut she feured ho
vantage. Hut I warn you to say noth of a state, und Rouen, the ueurest par wns going to commit Bulclde. They
ing about this meeting until you have allel. was not tbe strategical pivot of hunted my uume In tbe telephone reg-
Normnndy nor ever formed, as Loudon lster and culled me up to say that
heard what I have to say.”
Handing me a card with his name. forma, a chief fraction In the economic she wished I would come round and
Francis Doyle, and Ills address on It, power of Its province. The two rivers take charge of him. 1 went to his
be turned away and was soon lost In which are sacred to Lyous never fed room and found him walking the Door
that town; the Rboue watered but did with a desperate look ln bis eye.
took him out with die for dinner, nfter
I was naturally much dlscoucerted. not lead to Arles.
Opened for Busines March. 1890
The towns of Lombardy depend upon which we went to the theater, and he
I walked uAout aimlessly for an hour,
the fertility of tbe Po valley, but the spent the night lu my rooma. Before
then went to the address given me.
c o r r espo n d en ts :
“ Today you come Into au Inheritance stream Is nothing to their commerce going to bed I said to him
or to their political eminence, and Ml
"Rogers, the thing for you to do la to
of $300,000,” he said to me.
Ladd & Tilton Bank, Portland
First National Bank, San Francisco
Inn und Venice and Turlu arelndepend get married.”
National Park, N e w York
First Trust & Savings, Coos Bay
ent o f I t Saragossa was the mistress 1 "W ho would marry me?”
of Aragon, but the Ebro did not make
‘*1 know several young women who
"You don’t mean It!”
“ But I have something else to tell you Saragossa, and. as for Madrid, the would be glad to get you. I ’ll Intro
trickle which runs below Madrid Is duce you to the one that I think would
that you may uot wish to hear.”
iS-TM TS-S* <£*-0-0-331 «S-fcS-ik-O *
best described In tbe story of the Span be the most likely to suit you If you
I paled and waited.
“ You are uot the son of either of lsh patriot who wus dying of thirst like.
O L D R E L I A B L E - E Q U I P P E D W IT H W IR E L E S S
Anything to relieve me of myself."
your par-outs nor the brother of your after battle, but upon being offered a
cup o f water said, ’Give it to the poor I The young person to whom I Intro
supposed brothers and sisters.”
This was Indeed n blow. I dearly Manzunares’ -tb e river upon which duced Rogers wns twenty-seven years
old. Not having thus far fulfilled the
loved all of those he had mentioned Madrid stands.”
condition for which she was made—a
A L W A Y S O N T IM E
1 had no heart to ask him to proceed,
i wife and mother she was beginning to
but he did.
Sails from Portland at 8 A. M.,
;; A SW EET FROM THE PAST, j j get dissatisfied with herself and those
"When your supposed father and
August 3, 8, 13, 18, 23, 28
about her. I told her of Rogers’ case,
mother were first married no children
Whistles, a sweet which must
and she confessed that it was much
Sails from Coos Bay at Service of Tide
were born to them. This wus a great
have been a great dainty in the
like her owu. She, too, said “ any
August 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30
disappointment to your father especial
days when it was first concoct
thing but the life of au old maid.’’ It
Tickets on sale to all Eastern points and information as to routes
ly. Friction came between them, and
was understood when I brought them
and rates cheerfully famished
they separated. In time your suppos
cient recipe, in the following
together that it was for the purpose of
ed mother, believing that the blrtb of
Phone Main 181 i||
matrimony, and they didn’t pretend to
a child would bring back her husband,
Cream a half pound of sugar
what they did not feel—that they were
took you from your mother when you
- E M S r C & O A-i; C M B H E&
O -j 1|
in that delirium commonly called love.
and a quarter pound of butter
were born and wrote blm that a child
They made short work of the prelimi
had been born to her and blm. He re
naries und, being very much pleased
whites separately. Add the eggs
turned to her. and a reconciliation was
^C dO O O O O O O O Q O ^O O O O O O O d
with each other, became engaged and
to the creamed sugar and butter
F red V o n P e g e r t
and then add enough flour to
C. I. Kime
“Those whom you have considered
! I think their honeymoon was ns hap
make a thick batter. In the old
your brothers and Bisters came on, the
days rosewater wns considered
real children o f Mr. and Mrs. Stirling
Both seemed to have taken
a delicate and delicious, flavor
Only Mrs. Stirling knows that you ure
laughing gas. There was no attention
ing, but vanilla might suit the
not her son. Your own mother was of
i too great or too trivial for Rogers to
modern palate better. Anyway,
good family who made a runaway'
M E C H A N 1 C A L
pay his wife, and she seemed disposed
add some flavoring.
match with your father. He was un
i to suffer any inconvenience rather than
Butter a sheet of paper and
able to take Cure of her and died, the
put him to the slightest discomfort.
spread on a molding or bread
cause o f his death being his poverty
I called on them soon after their
You were born shortly ufter his death,
! marriage. Then I did not see them
tablespoonful at intervals of
G e n e r a l Ulacksmithing.
and at that time It occurred to Mrs
again for six months. I met Rogers
three or four inches on the pa
Wagon daking, Machine
Stirling to offer an adopted sou to her
Work. Pattern Making and
per, spreading each drop out
husband Instead of a real one.
Casting, Automobile Work.
thin. Bake it In a hot oven for
“ Your own mother placed with a
ubout live minutes, when it
law firm a record o f your birth and
C O Q U I L L E ,
O R E G O N
should be slightly browned;
the persons who had adopted you.
then si p the little cakes on a
That wus twenty-one years ago. I was
molding board sprinkled with
then n clerk In tbe employ o f the firm
flrst you considered It delightful.”
sugar and quickly roll them
and am now the firm myself. Cousins of
"That was iu the beginning, when
yours who would have Inherited cer
we hadn’t really settled down to the
tain property have died, nnd you are
business of married life. I iiml double
the heir. It hna become my duty to
harness pretty hard to work in some-
notify you o f your Inheritance. This
has It /olved giving you the other In
Via Coquille and Myrtle Point
“ Have any company?”
Every one knows that in using a
form tlon concerning your birth. I f
‘All we want."
you accept the fortune the secret must field glass It Is necessary to adjust It | ..W e„ rm comtng roun(1 t0 see y0ll
Leavt 8 Marshfield..... 5 a. m.
come out, for your supposed father to a proper focus. Suppose that you ! pretty soon.”
must necessarily know whence came put one of the tubes nt your focus and
Arrives Rosehurg.... 1 p. m.
When I called Rogers hnd been de
your fortune. What change this may tbe other tube at a focus that suited tniued at business, und I was enter
Leaves Rosehurg ... 6 ft. m.
make in tbe present relations between some one else aud then you looked tained by his wife.
Arrives Marshfield afternoon.
Being an old
husband and w ife It is impossible to
through both tubes. Y’ ou would have friend of mine, I did not hesitate to
reservations in advance at Owl
ask her how married life suited her.
Drug Store, Marssfield.
He had given me the situation In a a more or less blurred vision, and If
"Oh, I don’t suppose." she said, "that
nutshell. I was like a weather vane In you kept on looklug the chances are Ed Is any harder to live with than
a changing wind—two air currents dis that you would feel giddy aud get a most men!"
Stages, Myrtle Point lo Roseburg, Carrying Baggage and United Stales Mail
puting for the mastery. On the one headache. Now. the two eyes are sup
“ He Isn’t somber, Is he?"
J. L . L A I R D , P r o p r ie to r
side there was tbe possession of $300.-
"Oh, no; he Is cheerful enough, but
000, on the other the revelation o f a and when by uny chance that focus Is 1 surprise him every,now and then by
at Laird’s Livery Barn, Myrlle Point, Both Phones
secret that would give my dear mother unequal a headache results. The rem not being what he has always sup
pain—I could not at once consider her edy Is a pair of glasses or a single posed a woman to be, and If all men
ns not my mother—make trouble be glass to mnke the eyes equal In power. are what he is sometimes they must
tween her and father and mnke known —Exchange.
to my brothers and sister« that I was
While we were talking In came Ed.
Colonial Faar ot Lawyer«.
of a different family.
In the columns of the New York He saw by his w ife’s expression that
But all this was not In complete pos Gazetteer o f Sept. 8. 1786, there was she had been pouring her troubles Into
session o f my mind. Tbe shock I had a paragraph lamenting the Increase of my ear, and be didn’t like lb He sat
received on learning that I did not lawyers as threatening to the future down with a very ugly look on his
really belong to those I loved was up prosperity o f the community and de- J fucc-
permost. I dreaded the first meeting grading to freemen. "An honest trade ! “ Well, he said to me, I suppose
with them all after the Information I In former days.” said the writer, “ was |shes been making me out a pretty
had received. 1 should certainly give all that people of common ability and hard nut.
away the fact that there was some education were ambitious of, but now
“ See here,” I said, flaring up, “ I did
is now fully equipped with modern
thing on my mind, and doubtless moth
no profession is genteel but the law the best I could for you two I d bring
er would suspect what It was. What yer nnd the merchant The lawyers ing you together. I f you want to quar
faces of type and accessories
a life she must have led, drending al
are now creeping Into every post of rel 1 would prefer that you leave me
for the execution of
ways that her secret would come outl
importance aud thrusting themselves
“ Well," said the attorney, " I pre
"W ho’s drawing you In?” asked the
wherever there Is n vacancy. Our con
sume you will take time to recover
gress. our assembly, are crowded with husband, with a snarl.
from the Information I have given you
‘‘He’s drawn himself In,” snapped
them, and even In our great commer
and devise some means o f softening
“ He tried to pump you
cial convcntiou there aye five lawyers tbe wife.
the blow to Mr. Stirling?”
wlieu he met you the other day, theu
to one merchant”
“ I will think ot'er what is best to be
came around here to pump me."
done In the premises.” I replied, "and
A 8hort Love Story.
"Pump you! What Interest have 1
let you know.”
In a certain school In New York city in whether you get on or don’t get on
I left him a different man from what the English teacher offered a prize for together? I bid you both good even
I had been when I entered his office. tile best story to be written by a class ing."
Going to a telephone. I called up my o f little girls. The children, who were
I seized my bat and got out of the
home and Informed the household that Just reaching the romantic nge. begged j house as quickly as I could, followed
I was going somewhere with a friend to be allowed to have It n "Love Story by more caustic remarks from both
and could not tell Just when I would Competition.”
With amusement the of them and mnklng to myself more
be nt home. How I wished I could gc teacher ugreed. nnd the result wns as caustic remarks still.
to father or mother for advice! Thli tonishing In many ways, nlso enlight
“ What a fool 1 was to try to do any
being obliged to settle so Important a ening. Professional writers have sweat thing with a bachelor and nn Incipient
in a style unexcelled and at prices
matter without any one to consult great drops o f agony and rambled old maid! One might ns well try to
with wna, to say the least, trying.
through 350 pages trying to tell the mnke a crooked tree grow straight.
equally as inviting as can be
The next day 1 went home. For th£ story of woman’s victory over man. Catch me trying to help any one that
others It wus the same home It ulwnys which one little girl accomplished in a way again.”
obtained from others
had been, but nn Invisible gulf had dozen words:
When we do a kindness we don’t
come between them nnd me. Fathet
“ She talked until he thought she was know whether It will turn out such or
welcomed mo: mother kissed me with good.
Then they were married.” — an Injury. I thought I knew that In
her wonted nffectlon.
this case I had done the latter. But I
Woman’s Home Companion.
The same afternoon I gave In my
wns mistaken. The two needed heroic
decision to the attorney. My fortum
Mr. Cleveland’* Portrait.
measures to bring them together and
went into a hospital, the name of the
During his flrst administration, says heroic measures to get them fused
donor being kept secret. I signed a nilnry A. Herbert in the Century. Mr. After the heyday of wedlock had pass
lot of papers nnd departed somewhat Cleveland, disliking a certain portrait
ed they needed a blowpipe. I was that
relieved. The evening I spent at horn« of himself painted at that time, had It blowpipe. When they both turned and
trying to analyze the mRdness I felt relegnted to the garret. President Har fought me they found a common vent
It wns not for the loss o f a fortune, rison caused It to be brought down for their Irritation, and its flow upon
but for the knowledge that had com« In his second term Mr. Cleveland spoke \ each other was directed In another \
Jocularly of the portrait and asked channel
The secret hns been kept
Tom Reed I f he did not think that one
Rogers came to see me, apologized
does not know that I am aware o f It
P R IN T E D P R O M P T L Y
who had twice been elected president for himself and his wife and begged j
nnd she shall never know. We art
wns entitled to have two portraits me to dine with them the next Sun- j
the same happy family, but—I >rtsl
“ Well, y-e-s,” said Reed 111 Ills well day. I went, and we have been excel- j
that lawyer could have got rid of nn
known drawl, “If he has grown any lent friends ever since.
patrimony without my knowledge.
A baby took up tbe case wbera I
Handtom« Effects In Nsw Japs
It Is unfortunate that words cannot
conrey the subtlety or peculiarities of
the opalescent coloring to be found on
the silver sheen of the beautiful luster
wall paper Just Imported from Japan.
The body of the paper Is truly Japa
nese In character, resembling the
bronze and gold papers In material, but
not entirely lu appearance, for superfi
cial observation might lead one to be
lieve that the foundation o f the papei
was a coarsely woven burlap, while, as
a matter of fact, It Is evidently a tough
Jute fiber of exceptional quality, treat
ed by a secret process known only te
On the wall It creates a rarely beauth
ful artistic effect—purely silver on <IV
rect view, but shimmering with crim
son, peacock blue, tender greens, a hint
of gold and a suggestion of violet—all
In an elusive effect that tempts you to
say, “ 1 saw such a color here," but you
put your Huger on the spot and It Is
gone Used lu combination with silk,
satin or silk plush upbolsterings of any
one of the colors mentioned. It Is sur
passingly effective, but with crimson
of the American Beauty order It la un
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