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<JThc Herald, the old estab
lished reliable newspaper of
the Coquille Valley in which
an “ ad" always brings results.
V O L. 32,
T he C oquille H erald
C O Q U IL 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 , M A R C H 3
N O . 23
Fraternal and Benevolent Orders
. - -Regular meeting of Beulah
O K. . f OoApter
No. 6, second and fourth
A nna L awrence Sec.,
O. O. F .—Coquille Lodge N o.53,1. O.
. O. F., meets every Saturday night
n Odd Fellows Hall.
O. H . C l e a v e s , N. G.
J. S. L awrence , Sec.
THE NEWS IN TABLOID FORM
Condensed for the Quick As
similation of Busy Men and
up of a Wide Scope.
Only 30 per cent of the women
reg’ .’ •»•»d in Illinois voted at the
am IK RKHEKAH LtHJUF. No. 20
I. o ! O. F., meets every Weond and piimaries.
ourth Wednesday nights in Odd Fellows
The federal white slave law has
K miey H krbey , N. G,
A nnie L aw rence , Sec.
again stood the test of the U S.
/ ' a OQUII-I.E ENCAMPMENT, No. 25 supreme court.
I. O. O. F., meets the llrstand third
At Ellenstmrg, Wash , 5000 rab
Thursday nights in Odd Fellows Hall.
bits were recently killed in a big
J, 8. B arton , 0 . ? .
J. S. L a w r e n c e . See.
drive in which 400 men took part.
nights ok p y t h ia s .—Lycurgus
All the shingle mills on Willapa
Loilge No. 72, meets Tuesday nights
harbor have shut down as a prelim
in W. O. W. Hall
R. R. W atso n , K R. S.
inary to the establishment of the
O. A . M i nto ny e , C. C.
r jY T H IA N SISTERS—JuBtus Temple
Less than 20 out of 7493 National
1 No. 35, meets first and Third Mon
day nightB in W. 0 . W. Hall.
banks have failed to make applica
Mas. G e > r <; e D a v i s , M. E. C.
tion for membership in the new
M r s . F red L i ne q ar , K. of R.
ED MEN—Coquille Tribe No. 48, 1. Federal Reserve banking system
. _ O. R. M., meets every Friday night
Seventy per cent ol the population
n W. O. W. Hall.
of North Yakima, Wash., attended
J. S. B arton , Sachem.
A. P. M ill e r , C. of R.
morning services at the churches,
W. A .— Regular meetings of Bea- as a result ol a ’ ’Go to church”
. ver Camp No. 10.550 in M. W . A. campaign
Hall, Front street, first and third Sat
urdays in each month.
Another blizzard swept the South
C. D. H udson , Consul.
and East last week and the ther
Li, H. I rvin e , Clerk.
mometer reached 42 below zero.
N. A .— Regular meeting of Laurel
. Camp No. 2972 at M. W. A . Hall, Snow fell in New Orleans for the
Front street, second and fourth Tues first time in twelve years.
day nights in each month.
M ar y K e r n , Oracle.
The U. S. Secretary of Commerce
E dna K e l l e y . Rec.
will send a man to spend five months
O. W .—Myrtle Camp No. 197. investigating the fishing conditions
• meets every Wednesday at 7 :30
in Alaska, along the Pacific coast
p. m. at , W. O. W. Hall.
Lee Currie, C. C.
and in the Columbia river and Cun
J ohn L e n e ve , Sec.
1 " VENINGT1DE CIRCLE No. 214,
The killing of Benton, a British
JL-rf m eets second and fourth Monday
nights in W . O. W. Hall.
subject by General Villa has com
O ra X . M a u r y , G. N.
plicated Mexican affairs.
M a r y A. P ierce , Clerk.
ARMERS UNION.— Regular meet claims that Benton was a thief and
ings second and fourth Saturdays in murderer and had made a murder
each month in W. O. W. Hall.
F rank BitRruot.iiKR, Pres. ous atlsck ou him.
0 . A. M i nto ny e , Sec.
. 398, meet» the
second and fourth Thursdays each
month at W. O. W . Hall.
r a t e r n a l a id no
M r s . C i i a b . E v l a n d , Pres.
M r s . I, o k a H a r k i n u t o n , Sec.
Steam Whistle Causes
Scare at Hood River
A Hood River dispatch to the
Portland Telegram says:
Educational Organizations and Clubs
The cries of a supposed cougar
O Q U I L L E E D U C A T I O N A L created a near-panic in the Odell
LEAGUE—Meets monthly at the district Monday and hunting part
High School Building during the school ies, led by O M. DeWitt, who was
year for the purpose oi discussing edu a sharpshooter during the Spanish-
American War, and Dr E. T. Hull,
R ena A nderson , Pies.
who has been on grizzly hunts in
E dna M inard , Sec.
the Rocky Mountains, started out
-r t q KF.1JL KLUB—A business men’ s
I \ social organization. Hall in Laird’ s to round up the big cat The party
was almost stampeded at one time,
building, Second street.
A. J. S herwood . Pres.
when a large rabbit, jumping out
F red S l ao le , Sec.
of a bed of dried leaves startled the
o m mercia l club j . e . N orio » hunters as they approached
President; J. C. S a v a g e , Secretary wooded hillside, where the sup
posed cougar was hiding
boy of the party was so badly
frightened that he dropped his gun
RAINS —Leave, south hound 9:00 a.
m. and 3:00 p. m. North bound and climbed a fir tree.
Unable to find the cougar, the
id :40 a. m. and 4 ;40 p. m.
men started home, and stopped at
OATS—Six boats plying Oil the Co
quille river afford ample accommo a well digging machine on the
Mr. Hill who runs
dation lor carrying freight and p-issen Dunbar place.
gers to Bandon ami way points. Boats the machine was quitting work and
I eave at 7 :30, 8 :30, 9 :20 and 9 :50 a. m. as he greeted his callers he pulled
and at 1 :00, 3 :30 and 4 :45 p. nr..
the wistle cord on his engine.
TAGE—J. L. Laird, proprietor. De was theu that the hunters learned
parts 6:30 p. m. for Koeoburg via the cause of their futile search for
Myrtle Point, carrying the United Slates
the cougar. The new whistle, just
mail and pasengers.
installed, gave forth a shrill moan
OSTOFFICE.—A. F. Linegar, |>o8t- ing sound, which, expert woodsmen
master. The mails close as follows:
Myrtle Point 8:40 a. m. and 2:35 p. m. declare, might well be taken for the
Marshfield 10:16 a. m. and 4:15 p. m. cry of one of the large beasts
Bandon and way points, Norway and
The above will he appreciated by
Arago 12:45 p. m. Eastern mail 4:45
those who were living in Marshfield
a. m. Eastern mail arrives 10: a. m.
some years ago when the steamer
City and County Officers
Czarina first came iti there
Mayor................................. A. T. Morrison was equipped with a siren of espec
R ecorder...............................................J. 8. Lawrence
ially diabolical propensities, and the
Treasurer ......................... .... ’R- H; Mast
man who manipulated the whistle
City Attorney..................................... L. A. Liljeqviet
Engineer....................... P. M. Hall-Lewis cord was an artist in bis line. She
Marshal................................................C. A. Evernden
John Hurley fiist came up the bay in the night,
Water Superintendent....8. V. Epperson
and when the weird screams, yells
Fire Chief....................... Walter Oerding
Counciiinen—D. D. Fierce, C. T. Skeels and giowls with which her arrival
W. C. Laird, G. O. Leach, W . H. Ly was heralded weut perambulating
ons, Leo J. Cary. Regular meetings
first and third Mondays each month. around through the circumambient
atmosphere every nerve in Marsh
J. J. Stanley field went to doing something. One
Justice of the Peace
Ned C. Kelley
peculiarity of the sound was that it
County Judge .....................John T. Hall didn't seem loud, but it seemed to
Commissioners —W . T. Dement, Geo. J. be close by.
People living down
Clerk .............. ................James Watson town did not know what it was
\V. W. Gage but every one in the suburbs knew
.... T. M. Dimmick
T. J. Thrift what it was. It was a cougar. One
School Supt. ...... Raymond E. Baker man reported next morning that it
A. N. Gould
F. E. Wilson was on his back porch the night be
Culin fore, and one old hunter waxed
quite indignant when his report
He guessed he
Societies will get the very best
knew a cougar when he heard one.
Out of deference to the feelings of
at the office of Coquille Herald
the public, the Czarina afterward
ceased using the siren in the harbor.
P E R Y E A R $ 1 .5 0
SUPT. BAKER ADDRESSES SCHOOL BOARDS
Cirular Letter being Sent out This Week, Dealing with Improvement of the Schools of the County
F. & A. M .~Regular meeting of
. Chadwick bodge No. 08 A. F. & A.
M.. at Masonic Hall, every Saturday
night in each month on or before the
D. D. P i b b c k , W. M.
K. U. M a s t , Secretary,
Friday evenings of each month, in Ma
M auy A. P ierce , W. M.
SYNOPSIS OF SCHOOL
•JJob Printing— N ew presses
new material and experienced
workmen. A guarantee that
Herald printing will please
Coquille, Oreg., Feb. 25, 1914.
' make free use ot it, during school hours and at home. In addition to the
TO T H E SCHOOL BOARDS
books for reading by the individual pupil, and for heme circulation, ev
OF' COOS CO U N TY, OREGON.
ery school library should be provided with oue or more sets of supple-
mentary readers which are needed to add variety and interest to the read-
In connection with the Standardization Posters being sent out to ing classes The books should be kept in an upright position, in a good Transpiring in Oregon Boiled
all the rural schools I wish to call your attention to the plan for grading, bookcase, and should be provided with cards and pockets, which will be
Down to Least Number of
aud ultimately improving, the rural schools, aud at the same time I wish furnished free by the County Superintendent.
Lines and Yet Make the
to suggest what is needed in order that a school may be able to do its j
The standard school room should contain a set of not less than
full duty to the community and to the pupils who have to depend upon eight good maps, and it is more economical iu the
end to buy these maps Subject Understood.
it for getting their preparation for lite.
, in the steel case mountings There should also be a good twelve inch
Miss Hobbs has been investigat
As the school house is to be the home of the child duriug the suspension globe, a flag that is displayed at all times wheu the weather
greater number of his wakeful hours while the school is in session, a com- is suitable, au International or Standard Dictionary, aud three or more ing conditions at Cove.
Mrs. Edith D. Muhs has been ap-
fortable building is as essential to his welfare as is a Comtortable home, standard pictures, the 75c size of Perry or Brown pictures if framed will
pointed superintendent of the Mult
perhaps more so, for no parent would think of requiring his children to he sufficient
spend as mauy hours iu daily confinement in the home as is required in
The most important part of the furniture is a proper supply of nomah county poor farm.
good single desks for the pupils, and a good desk for the teacher, with
the school room.
Billy Sunday will be invited to
The standard class-room (or a school of thirty-five should be two comfortable chairs. The desks should be fastened to the floor or to come to Portland this fall and whoop
twenty five ieet wide by thirty feet long, and the ceiling should be twelve three inch strips so that the proper distance may be maintained between things up in the religious line.
Ieet high. The principal lighting should come from the left side of the them It is generally customary to place the small desks in front and the
The Eugene city council received
pupil, but one or two windows placed in the rear are useful for addition large ones behind. This compels a pupil to sit on a high seat with a many bids for the $100,000 bonds
al light and for the purpose of ventilation The windows should be close low desk in front of him, and should be avoided. An entire row of for the extension of the city water
together so as to avoid cross-shadows, and it would frequently be practi seats, Iro.n the front of ¡be room to the back, should consist of desks system.
cable to transfer the windows from the right side of the building to the having the same numbers. The proper spacing distance for No 5 desks
Helen Keller, the wonderful deaf,
left, placing them between the windows already there, and in this way is 22 inches from back to back, for No. 4’s, 24 inches, for No. 3’s, 26 dumb and blind girl, will lecture in
complying with the standard as to a unilateral lighting system. There inches, for No, 2’s 28 inches, and if there are any No i ’ s they should Portland the latter part of this
should be no wiudows in front of the pupil, and none at the right side if be 30 inches apart. Any attempt to place desks of different numbers in month.
it can be avoided. The front of the room and the right side, except for fine across the room from side to side will result in improper positions
U. S officials last week seized
the door spaces, should be devoted entirely to blackboard, which should for the children, and will cause round shoulders aud nearsightedness,
fifty boxes of misbranded and adul
be ol slate or hyloplate,
or 4 feet wide, and placed 27 inches from and may even be the cause of serious spinal and lung trouble.
terated cheese shipped to Portland
The aisles should be about two feet wide, and a broad aisle should
the floor. The blackboard should be provided with a chalk rail for hold
from the Lake Zurick Creamery Co ,
be left all around the room The floor should be given all the oil it
ing the crayons and erasers.
The windows should be hung on pulleys so that they cau be low will absorb some time before school commences, and should be oiled as
The Prohibitionists are already
ered from the top or raised from the bottom at will. If there is not a heat needed with lighter costs while school is going on.
working to carry their constitution
A sanitary water supply is necessary for the health and safety of
ing and ventilating plant in the school room the windows should be pro
al amendment this fall.
vided with window boards about ten inches wide, which are placed in the pupils. If the source of supply is a well or spring it should be far
dred volunteers and 20 paid work
Wherever possible the
the lower part of the window opening so as to shut off a direct draft and enough from the toilets to be absolutely sate
ers are busy in Portland.
throw the fresh air upward as it is admitted. Good window shades water should be piped into the school house, and the sanitary bubbliug
A franchise has been granted at
should be provided, and it is belter to have these roll up Instead of down. fountain or inverted faucet used for drinking purposes. Where this is
to the Portland West
The building should be well painted, both inside aud out, and for not possible, but the water has to be carried to the school house a closed
the inside a light green or cream is to be preferred for the walls, the ceil tank with a bubbling fountain should be used, or at least a faucet aud Coast R R. & N. Co., which prom
ing being much lighter so as to reflect the light down upon the books of individual drinking cups. Rolls of absorbent paper towels should be ises to have a line completed to a
the pupils. Blues, yellows and reds are to be avoided, as they are hard provided, or in case this is not done the children may carry their own connection at McMinnville within
towels from home. A water basin used by the entire school is very un four years.
er on the eyes than the colors mentioned
The People’s Power League in
A suitable place should be provided for the hats, cloaks, and sanitary, and is no doubt the cause of many contagious skin diseases
tends to submit a measure to give
lunches, and these should always be kept in place. This cloak room being spread.
While there are other things that might be mentioned as essential the governor power to remove any
should have good ventilation from outside.
Whenever possible oue of the modern beating and ventilating to a standard school, your attention has now been called to the most im sheriff or district attorney who he
plants, costing about $120. to $130. lor the average rural school, should portant points for which the school boards can be held responsible, and thinks is not performing his duty,
be installed. Where this is not praclicable. a good large stove should the other points, as indicated on the Standardization Poster, are largely and to appoint a successor.
Judge Webster Holmes, in the
be placed somewhat near one corner of the room, and A sheet-iron jacket those for which the teacher and pupils are responsible. It is to be hoped
should be placed arouud it projecting six inches above the top, and com that all will cooperate in the effort to put the schools of our rural com District Court at Dallas, declared
ing within three inches of the floor. This jacket should have a large munities on a higher plane than they have been before. While it will unconstitutional the law passed by
door that can be opened to allow the children to dry their clothes and cost something to furnish a majority of the rural schools with all the the last legislature giving county
slioes. It should stand upon legs, and be securely fastened to the floor, furniture and equipment in order that the schools may be standarized, courts the right to prohibit
The school grouuds should be of ample size to accommodate all nothing is required that is not needed for efficient work, and efficiency hauling heavy loads over the county
the children at play, and should be well drained, free from brush and after all is what leads to true economy It is also belived that where all roads in narrow tired wagons.
stumps, and surrounded with a good fence In order to gain lull credit it will work together In order to have the school become standard, the fur
is necessary to have walks to the toilets and gate,and the toilets must be niture and supplies will be takeu lar better care of by teacher and pupil Successful Varmint
than has been the case in the past.
in a sanitary condition, and free from writing and pictures.
Hunter In Curry Co.
The school library should be provided with books adapted to the
R a y m o n d E. B a k e r , C o . Supt.
varying ages and interests ol the pupils, and they should be taught to
The Port Orford Tribune says:
EVENTS OF THE PAST WEEK
‘Running a Bill”
shops that ask high prices; a charge
account usually means that you
pay Irom five to ten per cent, more
for a thing than its cash value.
If you adopt the pay-as-you-go
principle, you will considerably re
duce your own high cost of living.
— The Youth's Companion.
of time by the bad weather.
The railroad will cross the Ump
qua river on a bridge ij4 miles
above Gardiner, at the mouth of
Smith river. Mr. Thomas says that
Reedsport is the coming town of
the Umpqua and will be the largest
place between Eugene and Coos
It seems economical, but really it
You feel that because you
are not parting with cash at the
moment, you are temporarily sav
ing money; and you are usually
sure that when the bill comes in,
you will be better off financially
A Narrow Range of Vision
than you are at the moment Ol
course this idea is delusive; you
Sylvia, supple aud slender, and
At the meeting on February 24 th
find on the first of the next month
that the bills are larger and the ac Aunt Belle, bulky and beuigu, had the motion was carried to lease the
cumulated fund less than you had returned from a shopping tour. old city hall to the Coquille River
Each had been trying to buy a Transportation Co., for a period of
two years at rental of $8 per month
Running a hill is subtly demoral ready-made suit.
When they returned home, Sylvia until Front Street is finished, and
izing. When you open a new ac
count, you are scrupulous to pay was asked what success each had $15 a month thereafter. Several
the bill very soon after it is render in their efforts to be fitted "W ell,’’ other minor business matters were
ed; you wish to impress your cred said Sylvia, " I got along pretty attended to, after which the council
itor with the fact that you are an well, but Aunt Belle is getting so abjourned until Thursday, the 2 (ith
The main transactions of the
uncommonly desirable patron. Af lat that about all she can get, ready
ter awhile you feel that he has made, is an umbrella.” — The Thursday evening meeting were
that the motion was carried that
learned this fact, and you let him Youth’s Companion.
the objections be overruled in re
wait for his check while you im
Saw Railroad Work
gard to the proposed assessment of
press a new set of creditors with
Second Street, and Ordinance No.
your punctuality and solvency. So
J. M. Thomas, federal deputy 109 was psssed declaring an assess
you keep puttiug off and putting
off the creditors who are ‘ ‘old game warden, whose territory cov ment against the lots and parts of
lrlends,” until finally it becomes a ers Coos county and the western lots on Second Street.
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scramble to prevent their sending parts ot Douglas and Lane counties,
A Confidence Man
in an account headed by that dis was in the city one day last week
couraging item, "Bill rendered.” on his way to Marshfield, having
When you sink into the "f ill ten been down the river to investigate
A candidate for governor recent
dered” class, you have entered the an alleged iniraction of the game ly got into print in a great manv
He had recently returned state papers by furnishing to pub
second stage of indebtedness
lishers a gratis plate service, which
third is marked by the receipt of from a trip to the northern part of ostensibly was a good roads story,
dunning letters, the fourth by per his district, and he brings corrobo but in reality was a boost for this
sonal visits from collectors, the ration ol the encouraging reports ol particular candidate.
fifth by menacing communications the resumption ot activity in tail-i the wiley candidate get in his fine
road construction. At tunnel num 1 work on the unsophisticated coun
try editor.— Bandon Recorder.
It is difficult for men and women ber 6, north of the Umpqua, work
Yes, and some of the suckers
who have the habit of “ chaiging” has been resumed after a lay-off of were found in Coos county. It
everything to put aside money lor three weeks caused by a soft place might be well to state that the can
investment. They have adopted a in the tunnel. At tunnel number didate in question was John Man
costly way of living
The ability 7 . s°u|h ot the Umpqua, work has ning, so that none of the otberB
will be blamed. If that sort of a
to purchase wbat you will, although j started up after two months’ cessa- deceptive confidence game is rd in
vour pockets ate empty, is an e x - ! tion, and the steam shovel is again dication of the sort of “ principle"
pensive luxury. The shops that [at work at Schofield creek, after we want in a governor, then the
permit charge accounts are the being held up for the same length Herald is a poor guesser.
Eugene L White o( Port Orford
cau certaiuly lav claim to being one
of the must successful "varmint”
The Gold Beach Globe gives the hunters in the couuty.
following particulars of a near little over two months he has killed
tragedy which caused the hurried and treed with dogs 2 bear, 3 wild
calling out of the sheriff and a cats and 5 panthers, aud running
physician, aud then turned out to back a mouth or two further 3 bear
be a comedy:
and several more cats could be add
The facts in the case, as near as
ed to this list.
we can judge from the many differ
The big yellow hound "Blutcher”
ent reports are: O ’Conners and
that Gene uses for starting, is one
"Dago Joe” have been working for
of the best dogs ever in this section
their board and what booze they
and be is well assisted in the chase
could drink, for the little Swiss, who
by two young Airdales that are
has A lf Miller’s place under lease.
hard to beat when started i f f on 1
O’Conners and "T ony” the Swiss,
fresh track. Last week Mr. White
after embibing too much ol the
and Robt. Forty spent several days
‘dago red’ got into a dispute and
up Sixes and during that time kill
O ’Conners pulled a gun on “ Tony.”
ed an old she panther that had been
Joe watched his chance and caught
killing a tew sheep and many deer
O’Conners off his guard and threw
in that neighborhood lor several
About the time Joe
years. The animal bad been chased
was ready to give him a good pum-
with dogs before and had become
tneling, O’Conners got his pocket;
skilled in eluding them. When the
knife in to action aDd Joe let go of
young men arrived at the tree the
bis would be victim and started to
dogs had the panther up, it com
In his haste to get away he
menced snarling and showing its
ran into or tripped over a barbed
teeth and started for the grottud.
wire fence and refused to get up,
Robert who had a camera along,
and stoutly maintained with smoth
got several fine pictures, but in the
ered groans that he was fatally
meantime the panther reached the
A hurried call fot Dr.
gr jund and gave the dogs quite a
Dunlap was sent in for Joe, and
chase before if was finally cornered.
Sheriff* Bailey was as hurriedly
When running out of sight of the
called to take care of O ’Conners,
dogs, it would go up a tree and then
who had sought shelter in the house
spring out onto a log or into an
and stood all comers off with a
other tree and make off in a differ
rifle. The Shetiff said there were
ent direction, which proved the
a few scratches on Joe that looked
varmint an experienced campaigner
as much like the work of barbed
with a well developed plan lor fool
wire as a knife.
Thert is some
ing the dogs in pursuit.
talk that O ’Conners will be arrested
The State Game Department has
Many Salmon Eggs
inaugurated a system of hiring hun
The Coos river hatchery has 4,- ters to kill off predatory animals,
000,000 small salmon hatched aud and this department could not pro
the establishment will have another tect the game of Curry county more
million before hatching is completed. effectively than by keeping Mr.
The Coquille hatchery has one mil White and his dogs in the raounl-
lion eggs hatched and there is an
Panthers, not hunters, are
other million to develop.
— The Record. Ithe worst enemy of the dee..
Thought He W as Killed