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•J The Herald, the old estab
lished reliable newspaper of
the Coquille V alley in which
an “ ad" always brings results.
T he C oquille H erald
PER YEAR $1.50
COQUILLE, COOS COUNTY, OREGON, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1913.
FROM THE NATIONAL CAPITAL
r jO R E G O N e s
E e v e n ts o f In terst R e p o r t e d
f o r T h e H e r a ld
A A. M.—Regular meeting of
A K. . Chadwick
Lodge N . 08 A. F. A A.
M.. at Masonic Hail, every Haiurday
niglit in each month on or hefore tin-
C. W . E nuicott , W . M.
K. H. M ast , Secretary.
(By J. E. Jones)
TIMOTHY IS WINNER
EVENTS OF THE PAST WEEK
(¡J ob Printing— N ew presses
new material and experienced
workmen. A guarantee tha
Herald printing will please
THE NEWS IN TABLOID FORM
In these days when anything
transpires connected with the de
E. S. —Regular meeting of Heulaii
• Chapter No. U, eecontl amt fonrtli
velopment of the cattle industry Condensed for the Quick A s
Finlay evenings of eacli month, in Ma T r a n s p ir in g in O r e g o n B o ile d
similation of Busy Men and
and thereby ca.. :>ig a lowering ol
E va B arkow , W . M.
D o w n to L east N u m b er o f
W om en— General Round-
J obki ' uink G . P eoples , Sec.
est. The Department of Agricul
L in e s a n d Y e t M a k e th e
Jp of a W id e cope
T O. O. F.—Coquille Lodge N o.53,1. O.
ture deserves much credit for its
S u b je c t U n d e r s t o o d .
1 . O. K., meeta every Saturday niglit
efforts on behalf ot the nation as a
n Odd Fellows Hall.
Seattle was visited by a slight
C. H . C leaves , N. G.
whole. Its branches reach out aud earthquake shock on Christmas
Astoria will sell $20,000 of school
J . H. L awrence , Sec.
embrace everythiug that will lead morning.
bonds at borne.
a m i f . r e b e k a h l o d g e . N o . 20
to the betterment of the farmer’s
I. O. (J. F .f meets t. very aecond and
President Wilsou is taking bis
The Florence West is boosting tor
How He Came to Attend the
fourth Wodneaday nights in Odd Fellows
life in his continual struggle, not
vacation at Pass Christian, on the
a lifesaving station at the Siuslaw.
E mily H eksev , N. G,
ouly for existence, but for the bet
Growl Folks’ Party.
A nnik L awbbnck , Sec.
Gulf cf Mexico.
W. D. Baker, an old mining man
1CKY sprawled ungracefully on
KW Y'EAR'S was a long time terment ot his surroundings. With
p O O U lI .I .E ENCAMPMENT, No. 25 of Baket county, committed suicide
Marines in serv'ce at Panama
tlie floor, und at times be be
In settling upon Jan. 1 as the this end in view the Department
v -' I. O. O. F., meets the first and tiiird
WATCHED the old year fade.
stowed a sly and naughty kick
proper time for Its celebration.
are being instructed in the running
Thursday nigiits in Odd Fellows Hall.
And with Ita dying light
upon the unresisting legs o f a
J. S. B arton , C. P.
Even now, In Greece und Rus has taken up the question of the of locomotives.
The gloom, at ilrut a shade,
Several of the Portland theaters
J . S .L awkknck , Sec.
chair that stood neur him. His first sia, where the Julian calendar is In depleted western
Turned Into darkest night.
And then 1 said: “ ’Tis gone
Mrs. Ella Flagg Young has been
impulse was to feel sorry for doing force, New Year's does not arrive until with their greatly reduced areas
nights of pythias .—Lycurgus
The old year Is no more.
tills, his second to look around and see twelve days after the year Is well on
in the superintendency of
Lodge No. 72, meets Tuesday nights the proceeds going to charity.
And memories now alone
iny one had noticed this little out Its way in the rest of the civilized consequent to their being thrown
Linger along the shore."
in \V. 0 . W. Hall.
burst o f temper.
R . R. W atson , K R. S.
The University of Oregon glee
I watched the old year die.
It may be that the Christmas festivi
The ancient Egyptians and Persians what is the best vegetation for graz
O. A . M intonyr , C. C.
club has started on 1200 miles tour
ties of a few days before had been begun the new year at the autumnal
There came the thought that by
and founder of the Woodmen of
P Y T H I A N SIST E R S-Justus Temple of eastern Oregon and Idaho.
equinox, Sept. 22, and the Greeks of
Its death a brighter way
1 No. 35, meets first ami Third Mon-
Opes up. and, all things bright,
Dicky was certainly cross and inclined Solon's time at the winter solstice, have been carried on in these states the World, is dead at Omaha.
We'll have surcease at last
day nights iu W. O. W. Hall.
Rev. J. E. Branam, a Woodhurn
Dec. 21. but in (he time of Pericles the from Canada to the Mexican border
to weep easily.
The streams of Columbis county,
Mss. G korub D a v is , M. E. C.
From specters dark as night.
However, neither his mother nor his date was changed to the summer sol
miuister. committed suicide last
They'll live, but In the past.
M rs . F hkd L inkuar , K. o f R .
Aunt Gertrude noticed how he kicked stice, June 21. The Romans began the As a result of these experiments Washington, will be stocked with
week while mentally deranged.
ED M E N -C oau ille Tribe No. 46, L
the chair nor the way he scowled upon year from the - winter solstice until timothy is shown to be the best over half a million young trout.
O. R. M., meets every Friday niglit
the world in general from under his Caesar changed It to Jan. 1.. With the adapted as well as the cheapest of
Over a thousand hungry men
The first snow of the season tied
tawny curls. They were absorbed in Jews the new year begun In September
in W. O. W . Hall.
were given a Christman dinner by
J. S. B arton , Sachem.
their preparations for entertaining the In civil affairs, but lu their ecclesiasti the twenty-two varieties tested un up the telegraph and power lines in
A. P. M illkr , C. of R.
the O.-W. R. & N. Co. at Portland.
guests o f that evening, and for once cal reckoning the beginning o f the der this great divergence ot climat northern California last Tuesday.
Dicky was forgotten.
year dates from the vernal equinox, ic conditions. Only lorty-two per
W. A.— Regular meetings of Bea-
Governor West’s militia threats
The New York postoffice sold
If I was going to have a party and March 22. And. as this Is astronomi
. ver Camp No. 10,550 in M. W . A.
invite all the people in the world I’d cally the beginning o f spring, the date cent of the alfalfa, and fifteen per $178,069 worth of postage stamps
Hall, Front street, first and third Sat last week were directed against
invite my own little boy, Dicky, too. Is a logical one, und that o f the 25tb o f cent of the alsike clover, respective
urdays in each month.
Baker county and its peace officers
on Dec 23rd, breaking all records.
M. O. H awkins . Consul.
wouldn’ t leave him out,” quoth Dicky March (25 being a more fully rouuded ly, gave partly or wholly satisfact
R. B. R oukrs , V . C.
High water and big waves did
out o f the silence.
N ed 0 . K klley , Clerk.
What’s that?” asked his mother Christian nations In medieval times as oty returns, No species yet tried much damage last week at the re
that he is not a candidate for a
can be economically introduced in
carelessly, absorbed in her own New Year’s.
S . A .— Regular meeting o l Laurel
sorts along the coast of southern
thoughts, ‘‘ No, no, Dicky; this is a par
. Camp No. 2972 at M. W . A . Hall, place on the Interstate Commerce
In England Dec. 25 was New Year's the hot dry foothills of California
ty for mother’s and father’s friends. until the time of William the Conquer
Front street, second and fourth Tues Commission
day nights in each month.
You wouldn’t enjoy I t ”
M ary K ern , O racle.
More than four hundred National
Two more pumps have been ad
Oh, but I do want to come,” persist on Jan. 1, and accordingly the year the land is distinctly arid.
E dna K elley , R ec.
banks bad applied for membership
ed Dicky. " I ’ve heard you all talking was ordered to commence on that day.
ded to the bar dredge Chinook,
GOOD ROADS BILLS
about it, and I want to see the new But the English gradually fell Into
O. W .—Myrtle Camp No. 197, working at the Columbia river,
in the new Federal system on
year come In the window.”
• meets every Wednesday at 7:30
union with the rest o f Christendom
Farris of Oklahoma Thursday.
p. m . at W . O. W . Hall.
and began the year on March 25. When is the author of a bill to establish
Lee Currie, C. C.
asked his aunt
The new Currency law, having
Paul T. Homan, son of President
In 1582 the Gregorian calendar wus
J ohn L knkvk , Sec.
’The new year. It’s coming In the promulgated and definitely located legal holiday to be known as “ good
both houses of congress, was
Homan of the Willamette Univer
window, and I heard mother tell how New Year's on Jan. 1 most Catholic roads day,” and Representatives
CIRCLE No. 214,
v e n in g t id e
signed by the President at 6 o'clock
you were all going to open it to wel countries adopted It at once, but Eng
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meets second ami
Byroes and Stephens have measures
come it tn," replied Dicky, somewhat land did not acquiesce until 1752.
ship at Oxford University, England.
t) gilts in W. O. W. Hall.
Impatient at his aunt for not under
for federal and state coopera
O ha X . M aury , G . N.
In ancient Rome New Year’s day
Dr. Anna Howard Shaw resists
The mail carrier between New
M a r y A . P ierce , Clerk.
standing so obvious a meaning.
was given up to feasting and frolick tions iu road building. The open
Nothing will come In at the win ing. Sacrificial fires burned continual
payment of the income tax on the
ARMERS UNION.— Regular meet- port and Waldport was caught by a
dow, dear,” said his mother gently. ly on the altnrs of the twelve gods. All
lourtli Saturdays in breaker on the beach last week and
ground that taxatio'n without rep
It's Just a pretty custom. There will litigation and strife were suspended. duction o. a number of bills upon
e . li month in W. O. W . Hall
resentation is tyranny.
not be anything for you to see. and
lost a horse and a couple of mail-
F rank B urkholder Pres.
the subject immediately following
THE OLD YEAR’S FLIGHT.
you will be much happier upstairs lu
0 . A. M intonyk , Sec.
The New York Central railroad
the convening of the regular session
1 watched the old year’s flight
your nice warm bed.”
And then said, with a smile,
is having built for its terminal elec
Portland is now enjoying compe
Dicky wept a little at the time, and
r a t e r n a l a i d n o . 398, meet» the
•'Ah, now the new year bright
when the hour came for bed under tbo
second and fourth Thursdays each tition in light and power, the North
Will bide with us awhile!”
“ worked on the road” created a tric service six electric locomotives
stern eye o f Ills father be rebelllously
But ere my hopeful dreams
month at W. O. W . Hall.
western Electric Company having
worthy sentiment, inasmuch as the of 2000 horsepower each.
Have realized one day
M hs . Cu ts. E vland , Pres.
consented to be tucked In by his nurse,
Is dead and passed; It seems
inaugurated its service on the east
although not without further remon-
M rs . L ora H arrington , Sec
Leather is looking up. The Cen
Ferris measure is a sort of sugges
It starts but to decay.
strnuces. Finding them o f no avail, be
tion that shoveling dirt may become tral Leather Co., of New York, has
Thus all along the way
Educational Organizations and CluLs
Gravestones must mark the miles,
a social event. The other bills seek declared its first dividend in twelve
The Northwestern National Bank
his father and mother went below to
An epitaph each day,
O Q U I L L E E D U C A T I O N A L of Portland, had in its application
receive their guests.
to secure substantial financial assis years on its common stock.
A tomb of tears and smiles.
LEAGUE—Meets monthly at the
By making a brave resistance to the
Bo we begin the new
tance from the federal government,
A false alarm of fire caused the
High School Building during the school lor membership in the new Federal
(’Tls old ere we've begun)
drowsiness that was stealing upon him
year for the purpose ot discussing edu banking system before the bill was
To find It's aging, too,
to be used in cooperating with the loss of 73 lives at the distribution
Dicky managed to keep awake until
the party had assembled In the parlor
states and local aulhoities in this ot Christmas gifts to the children of
R ena A nderson , Pies,
But ’twill not always be.
below. Then he crept out o f bed and
E dna M inaro , Sec.
great work. Grave differences ex the strikers at Calumet, Mich.
There’ll come a living day,
Miss Caroline B. Myers has been
hung over the banisters, eagerly trying
And all things new. and we
ist between government agencies
O K E E L KLUB—A business men’ s chosen as manager of the Portland
The yacht Reliance, which suc
Shall live in endless May.
social organization. Hall in Laird’ s
the gathering. A man passed along
No gravestones then will mark
and the advocates of highways in cessfully defended the America cup
The tombs where dead hopes lie.
building, Second street.
the hall. Dicky thought It might be
A. J. S h e r w o o d . Pies.
tended almost entirely for automo against Lipton’s Shamrock i n ten
No nights of sorrow dark
ly organized to put the loau skarks
his father and scampered back to bed
F red S laolk , Sec.
Creep o’er our changeless sky
bile tourists. Representative Shack years ago, is to be dismantled.
out ot business.
—James Daniel Cleaton.
would carry him. And then without
OMMERCIAL CLUB J. E . N orton
leford, Chairman ot the House
Mrs. S. M. Galbreath and Mrs.
Only one in four of the women
President; J. C. S avag e , Secretary
+♦++++++++*++++++-;•++•:•++++ y more ado he soon fell asleep, "the
Roads Committee, has taken a pro
world forgetting, hy the world fo rg o t’1
S. A. Andersou, of Calipooia,Doug
who have graduated from the Uni
NEW Y E A R ’S DAY.
nounced stand in favor of good
Downstairs the hours passed merrily,
las county, were severely injured
versity of Kansas are married, ac
and the old year -drew to a happy
dirt roads that will connect up
- p R A I N S — Leave, south bound 9:00 a, last week by being thrown irom a 4 -
HE dawn Is gray and chilly
cording to the alumni catalogue.
with the frost.
L m. and 3:00 p. m. North bound
farming communities with towns,
minutes o f it left; then there were only
buggy in a runaway.
The old year’s pulse now
An aerial cableway 75 miles loug
il):40 a. m. and 4:40 p. m.
aDd be wants lots of them rather
flutters, now Is still.
ten. Finally the old year had but five
J. Thorburn Ross, the Portland
And all our twelvemonth's deeds,
to be built across the mountain
short periods, counting sixty seconds
OATS—Six boats plying on the Co
tbau routes that stretch out across
for good or ill.
quille river afford ample accommo banker and high financier who was
each, to live. The men and women
barrier between the famous Vale of
Pass into shadow, silent, one by
dation lor carrying freight and paseen
gathered together showed nothing of
Kashmir and the plains of Punjab.
gers to Bandon and way points. Boats convicted of misappropriation of
While from the night wherein we
the solemnity that underlies the mer
THE RULE OF REASON
I eave at 7 :30, 8 :30, 9 :20 and 9 :50 a. m. state funds, has been granted a full
riment of all such gatherings. Four
A pair of twins born at Paris and
The new year rises with the rising
and at 1:00, 3 :30 and 4 :45 p. m.
Representative Henry of Texas
pardon by Governor West.
minutes, three minutes, tw o minutes—
connected by a strip of flesh an
ah! The} turned from the windows reconciliations took place. New Year’s who comes lrom a country where
TAGE—J. L. Laird, proprietor. De
Clakamas county Good Roads
inch thick between their stomachs
A new year? Nay; 'tls but the
parts 5 :3 0 p. m. for Kogeburg via
In surprise to see Dicky standing In calls were made and New Year's gifts
things usually have names; has in
Myrtle P o i n t , carrving the United Slates boosters have applied to the state
bestowed. There also originated the
will be separated by a surgical op
The same remorseless round of
mail and pasengers.
He was not dressed for the party New Year's resolution, for every Ro troduced a bill to define what trusts
Highway Commission to have a
sun and rain.
Of seasons In their order. Joy and
and his little nightgown afforded scant man resolved on New Yenr's day to so are as well as the policy of the “ rule
OSTOFFICE.—A. F. Linegar, post part of the highway fuud expended
protection against the drafts o f the regulate his conduct that every word
The Great Western Railway Co.
master. The mails close as follows:
of reason” established by the Su
lower room. He was not expected at and net should be a happy augury for
Myrtle Point 8:40 a. m. and 2:35 p. m. on the Pacific highway in that
has put into service two fireproof
the party, either, and the expression all the days o f the ensuing year.
Marshfield 10:15 a. m. and 4:15 p. in. county.
That wax a little older, drawing
trains, each consisting of four cars,
Bandon and way points, Norway and
On account o f the orgies which mark
on his father’s face suggested that he
s e a m a n ’ s b il l i n h o u s e
The final end of all remembered
The Cardiganshire of 5993 tons
Arago 12:45 p. in. Eastern
was not even welcome there. These ed the New Year's arrival not only
of steel and lighted with elec
The House Committee on Mer
a. m. Eastern mail arrives 10: a. m.
considerations might have disturbed among the Romans, bat among the
net register, now on the way from
an adult guest, but they mattered little Teutonic races, the early Christians chants and Marines has arranged
Earth ages. and the very moun-
London to Puget Sound and Port
C ity and County Officers
Official reports of the U. S. con
looked with scant favor upon the for hearings on the La Follette sea
land, will be the largest ship to
He did not look or speak to any one. whole season. By the fifth century,
suls iu Europe discredit the reports
A. T. Morrison
upon their breast
Ordinarily bis father's sternness would however. Dec. 25 became the fixed fes
J. S. Lawrence have ever entered the Columbia
Pass at the sliding sands' benign
have sent him with a headlong rush to tival o f the Nativity, whereupon Jan. 1 against the measure will thrash out of a great flood of immigrants to
Treasurer ...j............................ IR. H. Mast
Hate rades. greed rails, lust crum
City Attorney..................... L. A. Liljeqvist
the protection o f bis mother’s arms. assumed n special sacred character as their objections. The measure pro the Pacific coast on the openiug of
bles Into clay.
Engineer....................... P. M. Hall-Lewis
Turning neither to the right nor to the the octave of Christmas day.
A Portland man spent three dol
And there are left but love and faith
mises to be contested even more bit the Panama canal.
Marshal................................C. A. Evernden
The giving o f gifts on New Year’s
left, he went to the window, and. al
Night Marshal ................John Hurley lars' worth of gasoline and five
The Scientific American medal
To whom a thousand years are as
though his eyes were closed, bis little day has been superseded largely In An terly in the House than it was in
Water Superintendent ..S. V. Epperson hours of hard work getting a Christ X
bands unlocked the catch that fastened glo-Saxon countries by the giving o f the Senate,
for efficient and dependable devices
Fire Chiet......................... Walter Oerding
— Reginald Wright KaulTman
It and opened the great casements Christmas gifts, but the custom still Is
Councilmen—D. D. Pierce, C. T. Skeels mas tree, and on his way home
for saving life at sea was awarded
ERRATIC MARKET CONDITIONS
retained In France. This custom was
without a mistake or hesitation.
W. C. Laird, G. O. Leach, W . H. Ly bought two better ones of a larmer M M M I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I M i
A study of primary cotton mar to the Welin Marine Equipment
His mother, choking back a cry, took one of the most ancient and universal
ons, Leo J. Cary. Regular meetings
A New Year Proposal.
first and third Mondays each month. for 75 cents.
R furred wrap and went to cover him.
ly observed o f New Year’s day.
ket conditions in Oklahoma by the Co , of Long Island City, N. Y.
"W hat resolutions have 1 vowed to keep His father looked, half In fright, at his
The druids distributed branches of
In the case of Labor Commission
the coming year?
Five million dollars’ worth ot
the sacred mistletoe. The Roman em Department of Agriculture has in
Justice of the P ea ce......... .1. J. Stanley
Come, sit beside me. maiden fair, and brother, who was standing near.
"Be careful not to wake him sudden perors exacted glfta, nnd ao did tha spired the statement that ” 1'
new coins of 1913 were distributed
Constable...........................Ned C. Kelley er Hoff against Lee Steiner, super
straightway you shall hear.
intendent of the insane asylum, the I've pledged myself to choose one girl ly,” said Dr. Tom. "H e's walking In English rulers down to the time o f not a single important step or pro to the banks of the country by the
from out the throng so gay
County Judge ........ ...........John T. Hall supreme court has decided that all And love her with an honest love forever his sleep T'
cess in the entire cotton handling Treasury department in anticipa
He raised the child gently tn his arms
The world over on New Year's It Is
Commissioners—W. T. Dement, Geo. J.
and for aye.
and marketing scheme which owes tion of the demand for them as
................... James Watson under the purview of the eight hour "I'll work for her with brain nnd brawn, great chandelier, but Dlcky'a closed one's friends.
its origin to a special consideration Christmas presents.
W . W. Gsge
eyelids never quivered as the light
The custom o f making New Year of the producers interests.’ ’ The
Treasurer..................._...T. M. Dimmick law, so the state in this case will Until I’ve won her everything that hon struck against them.
resolutions and "turning over a new
esty can gain.
Assessor......... ....... ..................T. J. Thrift have to obey its own law.
I’ ll flit her life with all that's good till life
When he opened his eyes be was leaf” Is universal and, like political investigations cover the entire pro
The general counsel for the Wills-
School Supt. ......... Raymond E. Baker
Itself Is done.
platforms. Is as milch honored lu the cess of growing, selling and grad
Asabel Bush, head of the Ladd & And while wo train our minds and hearts
A. N. Gould
Fargo Express Company in Mexico
breach us In the observance. But the ing, and disclosed that the cotton
Coroner ............................. F. E. Wilson Bush bank at Salem, died last Tues
we’ll not neglect the fun.
says that “ among the better class of
men. who all said cheerfully. “ A hap temptation which surrounds frail hu
Health Officer..............Dr. Walter Culin
day after a short illness,at the age of "Now. tell me, won’t you, maiden fair. py New Year to you, Dicky, dear!"
man beings In this wicked world are trade in Oklahoma recognized no Mexicans excepting Huerta’s per
what you have vowed to do?
He was too drowsy to be frightened, many and insidious
grade above common middling, sonal friends, President Wilson's
89. He came to Oregon in 1850 and F o r I've laid bare my Inmoat soul to no
but ns his father carried him bock to
What s menace to our comfort.
. . but to you."
although many thousand bales of policy toward Mexico is meeting
Societies will get the very best
was the first territorial printer. He I "I'v e - . made
What reproof to him that boasts.
no pledges,” sha replied In so bed the child heard the great bplta o f
with hearty and sincere endorse-
Those habits that, discarded.
higher grade are produced. It
Haunt our prsasnea still like shostsl
"But If you don't object I'll try to help
; 1851. and he has always been a
you keep your own."
—Kansas City Star.
at the office of Coquille Herald
and many uf them!”
—Wallace Dunbar Vincent
prominent figure in the capital city. 1
The Old Year
And the New
Dicky s New Year
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