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T he C oquille H erald
KJThe Herald, the o ld estab
lished reliable newspaper of
the Coquille Valley in which
an “ adS always brings results.
V O L . 32.
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 , J A N U A R Y 2 0 , 1914.
N O . 17
Fraternal and Bendbolent Orders
. M .— Regular meeting o(
. Chadwick Lodge N o . 08 A. F. A A.
M .. at Masonic Hall, every Saturday
nislit in each month on or before the
D. F ikkck , W . M.
K. U . M a s t , Secretary.
E. 8 .— Regular ineetlnff of Beulah
. Chapter No. 0, second and fourth
Friday evenings of each month, in Ma
M ar y A . P ikrok , W . M.
A nna L awkkncb Se c..
0 . O. F .— Coquille Lodge No. 63,1. O.
. O. F ., meets every Saturday night
n Odd Fellows Hall.
0 . H . Cut* vita, N. G.
J. 8. fjA W R B N C B , Sec.
AM1K R E B EK A H LODGE, N . 20
I. o. O. F., meets every second and
fourth Wednesday nights in Odd Fellows
E mily H kkb ey , N. G,
A nnik L a wk rn cb , Sec.
YAOQUII.I.E ENCAMPMENT, N o . 26
O X, O. O. F., meets the firstand third
Thursday nights in Odd Fellows Hall.
FROM THE NATIONAL CAPITAL
Events of Interest Reported
for The Herald
(By J. E. Jones)
THE NEWS IN TABLOID FORM
Condensed for the Quick As
similation of Busy Men and
Women— General Round-
l p of a Wide cope
Seven people died of cold in New
York City last Wednesday.
The great laboi strike in South
Africa is practically broken.
Nob hill in San Franclsso is set
tling and much damage results.
IN TER LO CK IN G
There is no man in business who
does not feel the evils--or benefits
if he is favored— of the control of a
large variety of interests by local
This may have its
headquarters in a local bank and
reach around the affairs of a small
community; or in a larger sense it
may envelope the banking and com
mercial interests of cities Inter
locking directors, which have been
vigorously criticised in the past
year or two, as the result of the
Pujo Congressional investigation of
the money trust extend iheir influ
ence over national affairs through
the manipulation of the finances of
great banks, trust companies, and
insurance companies. Likewise the
great corporations, including the
railroads, steamship companies,
telegraph and telephone lines, and
other industries are within their
power. Therefore it was of impor
tance to the country when the part
ners of the banking firm or J. P.
Morgan and company announced
its members had retired from the
directorships of some score of cor
porations. The announcement says
that the retirements are due to pub
lic sentiment. That public senti
ment never was better expressed
than iu words attributed to Presi
dent Wilson, who said: “ The great
business transaction of the country
are privately controlled by gentle
men whom I can name and whom
I will name if it is desired; men of
great dignity ol character; men, as
I believe, of great purity of purpose
but men who have concentrated in
their bands transactions which they
are not willing to have the rest of
the country interefere with.
New England has been hard hit by
financial troubles of the Boston and
Maine and New Haven railroads.
“There has been something of a
monetary debauch up there,” he
explains,“ and this is the ‘cold gray
dawn of the morning after.’ Few
known, however, that the problem
is being treated in the strong
thorough way its complexity de
mands, that in the passing ol lime
a normal result for all interested
shall emerge.” The Secretary after
reviewing the results of the inves
tigations of his great branch of the
government, declares that unex
ampled prosperity is in the story of
the country, and bints that the
■ lends amount to fifteen million
dollars for the year 1913
P E R Y E A R $ 1 .5 0
UN CLE S A M ’ S RAD IU M T R U S T
Commissioner Babcock Gives
In ordei to carry out the recom
mendations of Secretary Lane of
the Interior Department, Represen
tative Ferris of Oklahoma has pre
pared a joint resolution providing
for the withdrawal, settlement, sale
or entry of public lands iu the
United States which might possibly
contribute to the supply of radium
There is promise ot a large tur
pentine industry in the west and
southwest, the raw product being
supplied by the resinous gum of
the western yellow pine.
George F. Williams Drops Law
To Become Minister to Greece
f l jo b Printing— N ew presses
new material and experienced
workmen. A guarantee that
Herald printing will please
The Herald has received from
Carl D. Babcock, a member of the
State Industrial Accident Commis
sion, a copy of the Workmen’s
Compensation Act. which was
passed almost unanimously by the
last Legislature, held up by the
referendum and approved by the
people on November 4th by a vote
of more than two to one. Included
with the law is the report of the
commission appointed by governor
West to frame the bill.
became effective immediately after
election in so far as the organization
of the commission was concerned.
The insurance features of the Act,
however, do not become operative
until July 1, 1914.
The law provides for the creation
of the Industrial Accident Fund,
to be made up by contributions
from employers, workmen and the
Two classes of occupations are
defined iu the Act and are désignât
eJ as classes A. and B
A, the rate of payment by the etn
ployer is 3 per cent and by the em
ployee one half-of 1 per cent.
Class B, the employer pays 1
cent aud the employee one-fourth of
1 per cent. In Class A. both the
employer and workmen are entitled
to exemption when the individual
employer has to his|credit 3 per cent
of his annual pay roll and no acci
dents have occurred in his plant;
while under Class B, the amount
requirrd to be maintained by the
employer in the accident fund is
i'/i per cent of the pay roll.
The law is elective, both in its
application to the employer and em
ployee, either of whom may elect to
come in or stay out, but employers
in any of the hazardous occupations,
who elect not to take advantage ot
the Act, are deprived of the common
law defenses of contributory negli
gence, fellow servant liability and
assumption of risk in action for
damages by their employees. Work
men who reject the Act lose the
The Oregon law provides a liber
al schedule of compensation for
injured workmen and for the bene
ficiaries of workmen who lose their
lives in industrial accidents.
Act also provides foi first aid to in
jured workmen in an amount not to
exceed $250 in any one case.
Any one interested in the sub
ject cau obtaiu a copy ol the law by
writing the commission at Salem.
EVENTS OF THE- PAST WEEK
Transpiring in Oregon Boiled
Down to Least Number of
Lines and Yet Make the
The reform ticket made a clean
sweep at Medford.
January 15th was the warmest
day of the season at Portland.
Hop growers of the state intend
to plant a larger acreage this year.
The mayor of Salem will test the
eight-hour law, as applied to police
The mercantile agencies report
business conditions very favorable.
An attempt to vote Chicago dry
NIGHTS OF PYTH IAS.—Lycurgue
Albany’s volunteer fire depart
Lodge No. 72, meets Tuesday nights will be made at the April primaries.
ment has disbanded and gone out
in \Y. O. W . H a ll.
„ D u
U. S. possessions includes 8ooo
R. R. W a t so n , K R . 8.
O. A . M in t o n y b , C. 0 .
islands with a population o f i o . o o o ,
The first electric car of the Port
t n Y T H IA N SISTERS— Justus Temple ooo.
land Eugene & Eastern reached
1 No. 36, meets first and Third Mon
A cold wave swept over the East
day nights in W . O. W . Hall.
McMinnville last Thursday.
Mss. G korok D avis , M. E. C.
and Europe last week and caused
M rs . F kri ) L inroar , K. of R.
No criminal casses were on the
docket at Hood River at the term
ED M E N —Coauille Tribe No, *8, 1.
It is costing Uncle Sam $1500 a
0 . R- M., meets every Friday night
of the circut court just closed.
d»y to feed the Mexican refugees
In W. 0 . W . Hall.
J. 8. B arton , Sachem.
Two saloon licences have been re
on the border.
A. P. M ii . lkr , C. of R.
voked at Gervais because the pro
The first craft of any kind to go
W . A.— Regular meetings of Bea-
prietors sold liquor illegally.
• ver Camp No. 10,550 in M. W . A. through the panama canal was an
The government will enlarge the
Hall, Front street, first and third Sat un named mud scow.
urdays in each month.
river bar dredge Chinook
C. D. H udson , Consul.
No production of quicksilver was
instead of building a new one.
L l H . I r v in e , C le rk .
reported from Oregon, Utah, or
Two carloads of fat hogs were
N. A .— Regular meeting of Laurel
Washington iu 1913.
. Camp No. 2972 at M. W . A . Hall,
shipped Irom Klamath Falls last
Front street, second and fourth Tues
All the railroads of Portugal,one-
week to the Californian markets.
day nights in each month.
third of which belong to the state,
M a r y K e r n , Oracle.
Lena Carlson, a Portland scrub
E dna K e l l e y , Rec.
are tied up by a strike
woman who died at the county
O. W .— Myrtle Camp
The famous confederate geaeral,
hospital left $5400 in the bank.
[ay at 7:30
• meets every Wednesdi
Simon Bolivr Buckner, died last
p. m. , at W . O. \V. Hall.
The mail carriers of Marion
Lee Currie, C. C.
week in Kentucky, aged 93.
J ohn L e n e v e , Sec.
county will throw all the weight of
Idaho Progressives will put a
their organization for good roads.
VEN IN GTID E CIRCLE N o . 214,
meets second and fourth Monday full ticket in the field this year,
The last obstacle in the way of
nights in W . O. W . Hall.
both state and congressional.
O ra X . M a u r y , G. N.
building public docks on the east-
President Wilson now intends to
M a r y A . P ier ce , Clerk.
side at Poitland has been removed.
Ex-President Taf to the
ARM ERS U N IO N.— Regular meet-
The Carlton Lumber Co. has re
ings second and fourth Saturdays in next vacancy on the supreme bench.
NO M IN E S IN P A N A M A
paired the damage done by the late
each month in W . O. W . Hall.
The value of the property left by
F r a n k B u r k h o ld er , Pres.
A great many people wonder
freshet and again has its mill run
O . A. M in t o n yk , Sec.
the late John Jacob Astor has been
how it is posible to attack so many
fixed by the appraisors at $85.890,-
r a t e r n a l a i d N o . 398, meets the
big hills on the Panama Canal route
The wheat crop in eastern Ore
second and fourth Thursdays each 826.
without stiiking ore of some kind,
gon has been damaged by the dry
month at W . O. W . Hall.
The Ford automobile company but it has been determined by the
M r s . C h a s . E v l a n d , Pres.
ing up of the ground by heavy
M rs . L ora H arrin gto n , Sec. announces that it will distribute
official geologists of the Isthmus
$10,000,000 of profits among its Canal Commission, who have ex
Educational Organisations and Clubs
The Monmouth Christtian church
EORGE FRED WILLIAMS, the newly Appointed minister to Greece, Is
amined a number of placer claims
which has been remodeled at an ex
O-Q U I L L E E D U C A T I O N A L
The postal department estimates in the region of the Gatun river
LE A G U E — Meets monthly at the
a lawyer of prominence. He rnn for governor of his state on the Dem
pense of $3000, will be dedicated
High School Building during the school that the parcel post made a profit and tributaries lying within and
ocratic ticket, but was defeated. Mr Williams was one of the pro
on Feb. 8th.
year for the purpose ol discussing edu
for the government ot $14,000,000, without the Canal Zone, that in no gressive Democrats of his state who supported President Wilson during hts
The Fruitgrowers’ Union at Mil-
R ena A rderbon , Pres.
instance was gold found in paying With great weight
the Massachusetts bar. The post pays $10,000 a year.
ton has been sued by a couple of
E dna M inaku , Sec.
Many of the leaders of the miners’ quantities, and that this territory
farmers for an accounting on their
~ 0 K E E L K LU B— A business men’s
have been indicted in con is not one for mining purposes.
social organisation. Hall in Laird’ s
1912 prune crop.
man who does not get in on it de
Road Supervisors Named
nection with the strike in Michigan
building, Second street.
Y O U N G F I G H T I N G B L OO D
A. J. S herw ood . Pies.
J W. Wiley, auditor of the State
F red S l a g l e , Sec.
The county court has appointed
Young America is showing an
Railroad commission, has been ap
A course in horse-shoeing will be eager desire to enter the enlisted
the following road supervisors for
OM M ER CIAL CLUB J. E . N orton
pointed an auditor for the Inter
E T E R Y P A R T Y W A N T S TO W IN
President; J. C. S avage , Secretary started at Cornell Univtrsity this ranks of the army and army officials
the year 1914:
The acid test of trouble some state Commerce commission,
month, in connectiou with the find that the enlistments for the
. W . F. Bowron times
shows that the so-called
The Congressional committees of
William K. Smith a pioneer fin
,.C. E. Hanson
last two months of the old year the Democratic, Republcan and Marshfield
“ solid” man is merely plated.
promoter, manufacturer and
R AIN S—Leave, south bound 9:00 a.
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A volcanic eruption in Japan were above the normal. In Wash Progressive parties have opened
m. and 3:00 p. m. North bound
.......................J. G. Wiley
cattleman, died at his home in
last week caused the loss of tens ol ington it is declared that this is not separate headquarters in office Marshfield........
Water Permit* Issued
it) :40 a. m. and 4 :40 p. m.
F. P. Norton
Portland Thursday at the age of 87
W . W . Stull
OATS— Six boats plying on the Co thousands of lives and the destruc a result of fear on the part of young buildings in Washington and each A llegan y...........
quille river afford ample accommo tion of many towns and villages.
men that hard times are ahead, but declare that they propose to prose
dation lor carrying freight and paseen
The State Railroad commission is
The estate of the late Joaquin a desire to enlist for what the young cute vigorous campaigns throughout North Bend
gers to Bandon and way points. Boats
.................... Z. T. Siglin permits issued by the State Engi trying to figure out the value of the
1 eave at 7 :30, 8 :30, 9 :20 and 9 :£0 a. m. Miller has been appraised at $41,- men believe to be real service the country to secure members to
................. W . R. Spade neer for the appropriation of water. property of the Portland Railway,
and at 1:00, 3 :30 and 4 :45 p. nr.._______
996, consisting mostly of the home ahead of them
their parties for representation in
...... V. Holverstott Under these permits 442,181 acres Light & Power Co., as a basis lor
TAGE— J. L. Laird, proprietor. De
the next Congress. Hot air attists Sitkum............... ....................H. N. Harry will be irrigated, 39.225 horsepower
E V E R Y BAN K ER D O IN ’ IT
parts 5 :3 0 p. m. for Hose burg via place, “ The Heights,” near Oak
......................E. W . Kahy
Myrtle Point, carrving the United Slates land.
Bankers all over the country are are busily engaged in each of the
will be developed and 41 reservoirs
.................. John Fabry
C. P. Haddox, of Roseburg, a
mail and pasengers.
The quanity of iron ore mined in falling over one another in the rush three establishments in devising
John Yoakam constructed at a total cost of ap- former inmate of the soldiers’ home,
■pOSTOFFICE.— A. F. Linegar, |>ost-
ways and means to convince the
............... Charles Strang prozimately $7,000,000.
1 master. The mails close as follows: the United States in 1913 is estimat to get in their applications tor par
has disappeared. He started for
Myrtle Point 8:40 a. m. and 2:36 p. in. ed by E F.Bttrchard, of the United ticipation in the new
banking voters of their duty.
During the quarter ending De Portland Jan. 4th and has not been
Marshfield 10:16 a. m. and 4:15 p. m.
E. E. Weekly
cember 31, 1913, 88 permits were beard fro m since.
K E E P I N G UP W I T H B Y R A N
Bandon and way points, Norway and States Geological Survey, to have system inaugurated under the cur
A . J. Counts
Arago 12:45 p. m. Eastern mail 4:45 been between 58,000,000 and 6o, rency bill.
A week after the bill
issued for the irrigation of 6,933
a. m. Eastern mail arrives 10: a. m.
The case of the Port ot Portland
000,000 long tons.
was passed one-fourth of the nation
acres and the developement of
qua circuits and the shortcomings
against the steamer George W.
M. T. Clinton 1,958 horsepower.
The gold-mining industry ol the al banks of the country had their
C ity and County O fficers
of Mr. Biyan have figured out that Arago.................
Henry Strong permits was one issued to F. D. Elder, for dockage dues, commened
United Slates was again generally applications in the hands of the
Mayor......... ........................ A. T. Morrison
since he took office as Secretary of
seven years ago and Is still draging
R. E. Davis
Small of Tillamook, and D. C.
Recorder...............................J. 8 . Lawrence normal in 1913, according to H- D. Treasury Department at Washing
A . M. Snyder
its way through the courts.
State he has traveled more than
Treasurer....................- ......... -'R - H. Mast
McCasey, of the United States Geo ton.
W . F. Neal Ulie of Camas, Washington, foi
City Attorney.................... L. A. Liljeqvist
31,800 miles and has been absent Myrtle Point
Acting on advice of the state vet
Engineer.........................P. M. Hall-Lewis logical Survey, but early figures in p r o s p e r i t y n e x t s t a t i o n — a l l
A . J. Hadaling the developement of 1,208 horse
from his office seventy-two days.
Marshal................................C. A. Evernden
, Governor West has for
.. George T. Herman power, with the waters of the Trask
dicate the smallest output since
Night Marshal...................... John Hurley
He has jumped from Washington
importation of range
Water Superintendent....S. V. Epperson 1905, when it was $88,170,700.
River in Tillamook County.
Secretary of Commerce Redfield to California, from Washington to
bucks into the state until they have
Fire Chiet.......................... Walter Oerding
Gold production was about nor seems to be the official prosperity
Councilmen—D. D, Pierce, C. T. Skeels
.............. Claude Waters
Florida, and from Washington to Lee
W . C. Laird, G . O. Leach, W . H. Ly mal in Idaho and Washington in booster lor the administration.He is
issued in Coos county and also the been examined for sheep scab.
Maine. These are his big traveling J
ons, Leo J. Cary. Regular meetings
The supreme court has decided
northern part of Curry:
first and third Mondays each month. 1913 and increased over $175,000 cheerful, even when the stock mar stunts, but lesser ones include many Teachers Receive Certificates
in Arizona, nearly $300,000 in Cal ket comes bumping along close to
short trips of a few hundred to a j
Watson had no legal right to em
Justice of the Peace...........J. J. Stanley ilornia, nearly $100,000 in New the ties
As a result of the December ex-
This optimist can always thousand miles or more. Notwith
Constable............................. Ned C. Kelley
amination certicates were issued to ply, with the waters of a spring ploy special counsel for his depart
Mexico, and over $600,000 iu Ore see a boom just around the corner.
standing the criticism of Bryan, the fla w in g Coos County teachers which is located in Sec 4 Tp 28 S ment, but must call on the attorney
gon. The increased production in However, the distinguished Cabi
John T. Hall
it Is plainly apparent to a disinter- ^ number ot others wrote for ex- R 13 W-
Margeline B. Haft, of general.
Commissioners— W . T. Dement, Geo. J. Oregon was largely due to better net officer admits that there has
ested observer that he is stionger emptions and did not wish to have
Twenty-two insane cbinamen
been a “ normal hesitation” in busi in the administration at present their certificates issued now.
Clerk..................................... James Watson
with the waters of a spring which from the Oregon insane asylum
Sheriff........................................W . W . Gage
The preliminaty estimates ol the ness, which he says is only due to than at any other period since the
'G l ° t
Treasurer____ _________ T. M. Dimmick
1* located in Sec 2 Tp 31 S R 15 W. were shipped last week on a Hill
T. J. Thrift United States Geological Survey a desire to find out what the final
Edward Chas E- Nicholson of Marshfield, liner to their native country. This
School Supt................Raymond E. Baker and Bureau of the Mint indicate a form of the currency bill would be.
Surveyor............................... A . N. Gould
Irish, Mrs. for manufacturing and domestic will save the state a goodly sum
P E N A L T I E S O P N O T B E I N G IN T H E J• Drillett, Edith A
Coroner...................................F. E. Wilson domestic silver production in 1913 “ In the same way there has been
Payra Mattson, Boll R. Cilfillan,
Health Officer.............. Dr. Walter Culin of 67,601,111 fine ounces, valued at natural hesitation until something
Carl F. Wasson,Pearl Reigard, and use, diverting the water from each year.
An army of workless men were
Philip V. Landrith, of Marshfield; Daniel Creek in Sec 2 Tp 26 S R
$40,864,871. This was the greatest was known af the policy of the Ad-
I output (though not the greatest val [ ministration toward the so called tobacco trust was smashed (?) The j James M. Bedingfield, Ivy May | t2 W. Platinum Iridium & Gold visiting Salem and other valley
Williams, Pearl Guinn, May N
tie) since domestic silver production trust problem.” The railroad' pro dividends of the segregated uuits are 1Allen,Kate S.Chatburn, and Lucile Co , of Bandon, for mining with towns last week, ostensibly in
J began, according to H. D McCas- blem has also been a factor in the still coming into Ihe same pockets McCa’y of Coquille; Hazel I. Mal- the waters ol Crystal Creek, divert search of work, but when work was
1 key,of the United States Geological “ hesitation” according to the Sec that jingled the profits from tobacco thews, Arago; T. C. Young,Sitkum; in g the same in Sec 1 Tp 32 S R provided for them very lew accept
ed the jobs.
15 w .
retary. Likewise he concedes that in the past years; and these divi- j Irene E. Weekly, Bridge.
J. 8. B arton , C. ? .
J. S .L a w r b n c b , Sect.