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T he C oquille H erald
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 U E S D A Y , S E P T E M B E R 9 , 1913.
N O . 52
Fraternal and Benevolent Orders
More Reminiscences of
Isthmus Transit Railway
DEVELOPING WATER POWER
IN THE FOREST RESERVES
•JJob Printing— N ew presses
new material and experienced
workmen. A guarantee that
Herald printing will please.
P E R Y E A R $ 1 .5 0
Oil Fuel Displacing Coal
In the California Market
Iu San Francisco, as in other
Editor Coquille Herald:
cities of the Pacific coast, the use ol
Your criticism in your last issue
petroleum for generating steam by
under the bead of ‘‘Not a Horse
railroads and manufacturers has
Railroad” is interesting, and I am How the Government Encourages the Investment of Capi largely supplanted that of coal,
that you are taking an inter
E. 8.—Regular meeting of Uculah
which is at present confined almost
ta l in the Utilization of Nature's Resources,
• Chapter No. H, second and fourth
est in the matter, for by discussing
to the consumption for
Friday evenings of each month, in Ma
While Guarding Public Interests
Condensed for the Quick A s such matters the actual truth can
domestic purposes The total quan Transpiring in Oregon Boiled
E va B akuow , W . M
Down to Least Number of
ity of coal consumed in San Fran
similation of Busy Men and be ascertained. All men are liable
JOHKI’HI N E G. P koplbs , Sec.
Following is an extract from the for large amounts of current. This
to error, especially when they relate
cisco and the neighboring cities on
Lines and Yet Make the
T O .O . F.—Coquillo Lodge No. 5 3 ,1 .0 .
history that took place 38 years weekly news letter to crop corres compauy, however, demonstrated the eastern shore of San Francisco
1 . O. F., meets every Saturday night
Up of a Wide Scope
ago, from the memory, and he who pondents issued by the U. S De that it it could obtain a satislactory Bay in 1912, according to E. W.
n Odd Fellows Hall.
O. II. C lkavks , N. G.
can correct such mistakes is entitled partment of Agriculture:
Parker, of the United Slates Geo
J. S, I. A WHENCE, Sec.
A Sunday School has been
the possible power successfully for
to thanks when de does so.
According to the estimates of the the manufacture of nitrates in the logical Survey, was apparently con ganized at Glenada.
a n u k k k d l k a h LODGE, N o.90 has resumed the attack on the bard
article you refer that was published
I. O. O. F., inerts every second and coal trust.
siderably less than 500,000 short
Mrs. Geo H. Murch, a pioneer
After very careful in tons. The three railroads entering
fourth Wednesday nights in Odd Fellows
in regard to Coaledo and Utter city United States Department of Agri district.
of Lane county, died last week.
E m il y H khhky , N. G,
was written by one who was keep
A nnie L a whence , Sec.
California, the Southern Pacific,
Eugene C. Foster, editor of the
as president of the American Bar ing books for a market at Coaledo the various natidnal-lorest reserva cided to issue a permit to this the Western Pacific, and the Atchi
f'lOQCJILLE E N O ill 1 * *! K.\T, No. 25
Observer, is dead of typhoid
in 1875, and according to his mem
v_/ I. O. O. F., meets the first and third association,
son, Topeka and Santa Fe, carried fever.
Thursday nights in Odd Fellows Hall.
Woman’s X-ray attire is to be ory all cars were drawn by horses,
into the state in 1912 a total ol
J. S. B arton , C. P.
J. D. Scharff, known as the oldest
J . S. L a whence , Sec.
extended to include shoes, according and it was to the time 38 years ago er iu the form of low-pi iced electric own use and make available a sur 268 484 short tons, chiefly from
al current. In many of the districts plus ol power for private users,
traveling man out ol Portland, died
New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.
n ig h ts o f pyth iam .—Lycuraus
wards the Isthmus Transit Rail adjacent to these natural sources of eleclric roads, etc.
Lodge No. 72, meets Tuesday nights
Of that quanity, 45,184 tons went
The Evening Call, Post and
in W. O. W. Hall.
power there is not yet a large
Under the terms of the permit to San Francisco and 223,310 tons
William Hurst, ot Freewater,
R. R. W atso n , K R. S.
News, San Francisco afternoon
O. A. M inton y e , C. O.
bed and put on an engine.
Many enough demand for current for use the company must sell at least one- to other points in the State. The cleared $5000 on his prune orchard
papers, are now sold for one cent.
of us remember the tearing up of in existing local commercial activ half of the developed horsepower, receipts by water at San Francisco this season
YTH IAN SISTERS—Justus Temple
A bill has been introduced in the the ties and greasing the timbers to ities to warrant power companies in or so much of this one-half as is
No. 35, meets first, ami Third Mon
September r5th has been desig-
amounted to 504,200 short tons, of
day nights in W. O. W. Hall.
House for the municipal ownership force the people to patronize the paying high rentals and building actually demanded, to private con
Mhs. G e )K( ie D avih , M. E. C.
which 136,741 short tons came from nated by tbe governor as "Made in
of street railways in Washington, railroad, which even then was a expensive plants for the delivery ot sumers.
M r s . F red L ineg ar , K. of R.
Eastern States, for use chiefly by Oregon” day.
The maximum price that the the naval vessels of the United
“ one-horse concern.” The writer current to such users. It has been
ED MEN—Coquille Tribe No, 46, 1.
Last week’s rains worried Wil
O. R. M., meets everv Friday night
P. McIntosh, a cheese manufac of the article referred to intended to found, therefore, that to bring about company can charge for power sup States in Pacific waters. The re lamette valley hop growers, where
in W. O. W. Hall.
J. S. B arton , Sachem.
ture of Menlo, Wash , has disap continue the story as soon as be the immediate establishment of plied to private users is 6 cents per ceipts by water in 1912 were 123.- picking was under way.
A. P. M il l e r , C. of R.
peared, leaving a large number of got time, and the steam engine power plants and thus to avoid the kilowatt hour. If it charges private 107 short tons less than in 1911,
Good roads enthusiasts are mov
W. A.— Regular meetings of Bea- mourners.
would be mentioned, as there were continued waste of this waterpower users the full 6 cents per kilowatt and this decrease was nearly alto
ing for the construction of a high
• ver Camp No. 10,550 in M. W . A.
many interesting happenings dur
gether in the receipts from Austra way from Portland to the sea.
Hall, Front street, first and third Sat
A domestic relations court has
ing the time that the road was op granted power companies upon to the Goverument the maximum lia and bore out the prediction,made
urdays in each month.
M. O. H a w k in s , Consul.
The First National Bank of A l
terms under which the current can rental. If, on the other hand, the in the Survey’s report for 1911,
R . B. R og er s , V . C.
solute jurisdiction in all local di erated.
has moved into its new five-
N ed 0 . K elley , Clerk.
One incident is in my mind, Mr.
that the quanity of coal shipped
story reinforced concrete building.
N. A.— Regular meeting of Laurel
from that country in 1912 would
Hearst wants to be candidate for above Myrtle Point went to Coos which would be unprofitable with than 6 cents per kilowatt hour, the
1 here has been no damage from
. Camp No. 2972 at M. W . A . Hall,
not exceed 100,000 tons. Receipts
Front street, second and fourth Tues mayor of New Y ork, but Huerta
fires in either the Cascade or
Bay with some produce to sell, and
of coal from Australia depend prin
day nightB in each month.
will not be a candidate for the pres they took passage on a car loaded
M a r y K er n , Oracle.
By a plan which has been agreed ment will be proportionately re cipally on the exports of wheat from Stuslaw forest reserves this season.
E dna K e l l e y , Rec.
idency of Mexico.
It is stated that two large 22-knot
with lumber. When at the summit, upon between the Secretary of the duced. In ether words, the lower Calitornia, the vessels carrying the
O. W .—Myrtle Camp No. 197,
The Southern Pacific reports the in some way the car got detached Interior and the Secretary of Agri the price charged by the company the wheat bringing the return car steamers are being built in the East
• meet6 every Wednesday at 7 :30
tourist travel to the Western states from the train and ran about four culture, the people at large will be for its current, the lower will be goes of coal for ballast. Receipts for the Portland San Francisco run.
p. m. at W. O. W . Hall.
Leo Currie, C. C.
heavier than ever before in the his miles down toward Marshfield. The able to get cheap power, as the the rental for water power collected of British Columbia coal decreased
The O. A. C. F xtensiou s,
J ohn L e ne vk , Sec.
tory of the company.
engine endeavored to catch the maximum rate which the -power from the company by the Govern from 232,067 short tons in 1911 to will tour eastern Otegc-j daring the
;\ KNINGTIDE CIRCLE No. 214,
A French aviator made a sensa runaway, but it had gained great companies may charge is definitely: ment.
^ meets second and fourth Monday
202.875 tous ' n 1912, and those second and third weeks ct Septein
The term of rental is made inde from Washington fell off trom 64,- her.
nights in W . O. W. Hall.
last week by safely looping the speed and without difficulty got to fixed in the permit.
O ra X . M a u r y , G. N.
The departments also have sur terminate, but definite provision is 174 short tons to 55,808 tons.
loop with his aeroplane, and repeat to K ing’s landing by the time the
M a ry A. P ierce , C l e rk .
Miss Alice Carpenter, a Progres
rounded their permits with provis made for readjustment to meet the These decreases were offset by an
sive organizer from Boston, has been
ARM ERS UNION.— Regular meet
ions which prevent power compa requirements of the then existing increase of nearly 47,000 short tons
ings second and fourth Saturdays in
The Greek government will soon sight. Mr. Volkmar was a vener
speaking on Portlandstreet* from
each month in W. O. W. Hall.
nies from gaining control of these regulations at the expiration of in the coal from Eastern States.
install 4000 natural color moving able old geutleman. His hat soon
F r a n k B ur kh ol d e r , Pres.
public water powers merely for the every 20 years. This enables the
O. A. M inton yk , Sec.
Itisestimatedthat the total annual
picture machines with supplies of left his possession and his long
Judge Galloway, of Portland,
locks waved their tresses in purpose of promoting the sale of Government to meet future require consumption ot oil for fuel, includ says that the referendum law is
r a t e r n a l a i d n o . 398, meets the films in the State schools.
second and fourth Thursdays each
ing that used In the manufacture of weak and ought to be amended by
The Ambrose channel at New the air, while his son Carl hung on
month at W. O. W . Hall.
therefore, have been framed to ments in the district thus supplied gas, in California is between 50,000,-
M rs . C h a s . E v l a n d , Pres.
York has been finished. It is 7 lor dear life, and they were in dan
make certaiu that companies gain with current. The Department of 000 and 55,000,000 barrels, equiva
M rs . L ora H arrington , Sec.
miles long, 2000 feet wide and 40 ger of being ditched any moment
Superintendent Lawson, of the
Some of the lumber would fall off ing water-power rights shall supply Agiiculture, therefore, has made lent to approximately 1,500,000
State penitentiary says he will re
Educational Organizations and Clubs feet deep at mean low tide.
occasionally, striking on one end a given minimum of current at certaiu that as the demand for cur- tons of coal, or about twice as much
sign rather than hang Bob Morgan
The city ot Denver has established
first on the grouud and then taking specified rates on or before definite sent increases because of the further as the coal consumed within the
LEAGUE—Meets monthly at the a “municipal spoonery” in connec
who is under sentence of death.
flying leaps into the air. If I re
High hcliool Building during the school
State. The total consumption of
A Hood River fisherman was
year for the purpose ot discussing edu tion with the municipal playgrounds member correctly, the Coquille veg
In order to make certain that of electric roads, etc., the company coal in 1912, estimated from the
and an official chaperon will be in
K una A vdk kbon , l ’ ies.
etables were scattered along the power companies can not exercise a can not exercise a destructive mon rail and water receipts, was about treed by a bear and held prisoner
until his friends came out with a
E dna M is a k ,», 8* c .
track. Mr. Volkmar said afterward monopoly and use the entire cur opoly and charge private consumers 770,000 short tons.
searching party and scared Mrs.
O KEEL KLUB—A busineen men’s
Three thouaand corporations that he took a retrospective view of rent for their own purposes, the de a rate that is excessive in propor
social organization. Hall in Laird’ s were put out of business in Ohio
Changed His Mind
his life, commencing ' about fifty partments require these power com tion to the company’s investment,
building, Second street.
A. J. H hsrivooo , Pies.
last week because they failed to pay years back, and no doubt he re panies to sell at least one-hall olthe operating expenses, and rental.
The time limit for the construc
Faro B laoi . k , Sec.
Many people believe that a new- tion of Eugene’s big trunk sewer
the taxes of a percentage of their solved to live a saint the remainder power they develop as rapidly as
At the same time, under this new
o m mercia l c l u b - j . e . N orios capital stock.
plan, power companies which would paper falls together without work has expired, and the contractor
of his days, if he ever had the outside users request its delivery.
President; J. C. 8 ava <> k , Secretary
Rev. still has three months work to com
be wholly unwilling to invest large or concerted action or plan.
It is proposed to organize an as pleasure of seeing the car he was
sociation of the growers of decid riding stop. Carl was a young lad plication of this policy is the agree- capital in building power plants un McLeod, a Presbyterian minister at plete the job.
ment recently entered into by the der the ordinary form of permit re Pasadena, Calif, was of the opinion,
A large tent in which union ser
RAIN 8—Leave, south liound 9.00 a. uous fruits in the northwestern atid was ignorant of the danger and
Department of the Interior and the vocable at the will ol the Secretary and asked to be allowed to edit an vices were being held at Lafayette
m. and 3:00 p. m. North bound states, similar to the Citrus Protec enjoyed the ride very much.
i0 :4 0 a. m. anil 4:40 p. m.
addition of the Pasadena Star. The
tive league of California
At another time, the writer went Department of Agriculture with the of Agriculture, are willing under
was blown down last Wednesday
editer accepted the opportunity to
OATS—Six boats plying on the Co
night just after the meeting was
Nine million hoys in the United to Coos Bay. When he arrived at International Power & Manufact this new system of an indeterminate
quille river afford ample arcommo-
go fishing, and the minister took
over, but no one was injured.
dation lor carrying freight and pnasen States will reopen their books this Coaledo the cars were there and uring Co. for the development of period with readjustment every 20
up his duties in the newspaper of
gers to Itandon and way points. Boats
Houses are scarce in Florence and
leave at 7:30, 8:30, 9:20 and 9:30 a, m.
fice, This is bow he fouDd him
will be maintained this year at a bers near where there was a saloon. Pend d’Oreille River, Idaho. In power plants and private current
and at 1:00, 3:30 and 4 :4o p. m.
rents have doubled in the last two
self at the end of his task, which it
It was about the middle of the after the district around this water-power mains, and in that way develop and
cost of more than $450,000,000.
years, and the West urges the con
must be said was done quite credit
parts 5:30 p. m. for Koschnrg via
noon, and every time a stick of tim
struction of more houses to accom
Myrtle Point, carrying the United States
on the part of private consumers the country.
modate the increasing population.
date for governor of Massachusetts, ber was loaded the boys would step
mail and pasengers.
“ My time is almost up as I pen
A white man entered a pool room
OSTOFFICE.— A. F. Linegar, |K>st- declares that the I. W. W. are into the saloon and“ wettheit whis
this last line; my band is almost
master. Tiie mails close as follows: working greater harm to the Social tles,” as they called it. In fact, they jured, but it was only a few m o-<
by a Japanere in Port
Myrtle Point 8:40 a. m. and 2:35 p. m.
ments when he began to laugh and
land end pulled down an American
Marshfield 10:15 a. in. and 4:15 p. in. ist party than all the open enemies acted as though they were taking a
Bandon anil way points, Norway and without.
holiday, and it was near dark when comment, not in Sunday School
The House of Representatives has
flag firm the wall, and the Jap kick
Arago 12:45 p. m. Eastern mail 4:45
language. The cool bath seemed to at length done justice to William J glsd to vacate the holy spot. Such
ed him down the street for half
a. m. Eastern mail arrives 10: a. m.
In spite of the flurry with Japan all was ready to start. I had
counteract the effect of the grog he McDonald, the Progressive who
over the passage of the California watched the engineer and had no
bad druDk, for he climbed up on was elected to Congress from the
City and County O fficers
alien land bill, the exports to Japan ticed that he would not drink,
Fireman Chester G. Munroe has
the timbers, arriving at the engine 12th Michigan District last Novem as an effort to bring order out of
Mayor.................................. A. T. Morrison in the fiscal year just ended were
been rewarded for his bravery at
R ecorder.............................J. 8. Lawrence greater than those to all the other and pretend that he irrigated. Some about the time the track was cleared, ber, but whose seat the Republican
“ I am reminded of the memorable the time of the recent Sullivan
Treasurer................................ ?R. H. Mast
of the men had a fist fight, and ex and after getting our hero aboard Board of Canvassers attempted to
City Attorney....................L. A. Liljeqvist countries of Asia combined.
“The world was without gulch hold-up by the receipt of a
Engineer....................... P. M. Hall-Lewis
citement ran nigh. The engine had the engine to get warm the train steal from him by counting 458 cf
void, and darkness was costly gold watch from the O W
Marshal............................ C. A. Evernden
rolled out. I am not certain, but I I his votes for a mythical person for
Night Marshal......................John Hurley in Arkansas August 1, 1906, in all it could do to get up the grade,
of the waters.” Never & N. Co.
but finally passed the summit. In believe Dan Roberts then held the whom they were Dot cast. Mr Mc
Water Superintendent 8. V. Epperson
Fire Ohiei..........................Walter Oerding Pike County, and since that time
Officials of the Forestry Service
Donald was sworn in as a member I shall pray for them
Councilmen—D. D. Pierce, C. T. Hkeels approximately t.375 stones, aggre going down the grade toward the
They will in Oiegon have been greatly reliev
W. C. Laird, G. O. Leach, W . H. Ly
bay the train encountered a tree
of the House immediately after the have my heart’s forbearance hence
ons, Leo J. Cary. Regular meetings gating 550 carats, are reported to
ed by the recent rains, which have
that had fallen across the track at a
passage of the resolution.
first and third Mondays each month. have been found in this locality
forth and forever.
They are the practically done away with the dan
trestle that was fifteen or twenty Registration Books
! hardest worked,shortest lived, poor ger of forest fires for the remainder
The combined production ot an feet high. The trunk of the tree
Justice of the Peace.......... J. J. 8tan!ey
Miss Plank Married
Remain Open Late
est paid brain workers on this weary of the season.
Constable............................Ned C. Kelley thracite and bituminous coal in
was about one foot through. One ot
old world of ours.”
Pennsylvania amounted in 1912 to the men who had been taking on
Property on which to build a
Many Herald readers will be
County Judge...................... John T, Hall
According to an opinion rendered
246,227,086 short tons, valued at much liquid refreshment took an
Commissioners—W . T. Dement, Geo. J.
dock, which is expected to
Radium and Gama.
$346,993.«23. against 235,218,230 ax and got upon the log, declaring by Attorney-General Crawford, the terested in the announcement of tho
It la possible to change the color of be completed before tbe Panama
Clerk ................................ James Watson tons, valued at $321,537,250, in
election to be held this Fall under
precious and semiprecious atones by ex Canal has been thrown open to
that he could cut it out quicker
W . W . Gage
the Day bill is a special election in Miss Ruth Plank, which took place posing them to the acflon o f radium.
Treasurer........................T. M. Gimmick I 9 t i
than any other man in the crew.
at the residence of the bride’s pa A German w-ho has devoted himself to commercial vessels, has been pur
Assessor.................................... T. J. Thrift
The British navy will be increas The boys tried to persuade him not the contemplation of the law, and
Raymond E. Baker
rents ìd Cheyenne, Wyoming on this study has obtained remarknble re- chased by the Port of Astoria.
A. N. Gould ed for the next eighteen months as to try it, but he could not be con registration books must be kept
Coroner ..............................F. E. Wilson
open until 15 days before the date Aug. 14th. The bride was a teacb- suits. He bought sapphires ot differ- : A review of the fishing season on
Health Officer ............ Dr. Walter Culin follows: A torpedo boat destroyer trolled, and he mounted the tree
er in the Coquille school last year, eiit kinds snd put them In a box with the Columbia, lately closed, shows
once a week for the next nine just outside of the track. About of the election. Under the election
and the groom made a visit here * ,,mal1 1nantuJ of ra,1lllm A‘ the tha, , he v jgj]ance of (he life-saving
1 end o f a month the transforrtiatlons
. . . .
months; a light cruiser everv thirty the second blow with the ax he lost laws they close for a general election
He is a . linotvpe
o p were
- 1 ”*
*---------------- crews at tbe mouth ot the river has
Societies will g et the very best
as follow s: White sapphires had
days for the next twelve months his balance and down he went into 30 days before that date,and a num
erator an 1 is employed on the Times ^ n e
and a super-dreadnaught of the lat the marsh, where the water was ber of County Clerks were in doubt
P H IN T IN G
at Denver, where they will make wlue colored stones red end dark blue drowning in the vicinity of the
est type every forty-five days for about a foot deep It was expected
at the office o f Coquille Herald
1 river's mouth.
their home at 4310 Italeigb street ^ T,oet Harpers.
the next eighteen months.
by those present that he must be its - 1 belonK6«! to-
F. A A. M.— Regular meeting of
• Chadwick Lodge No. 68 A. F. A A.
M.. at Masonic Hall, every Saturday
night in each month on or before the
C. W . K niucott , W. M.
1C H. M ast , Secretary.
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