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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 , M A R C H 17, 1914.
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j originates from laige paving cou- the concrete in any of the tests.
sparkled in his eyes, seeming to
' cerns, whe claim that the Comtuis-
In the fourth test the wheel was
imply that he wanted his supper;
sion should use from 1 to 2 inches passed over the unsupported cou-
whereupon the Vice President an
Fraternal and Benevolent Orders
of sheet asphalt for a weiring sur- crete with its side even with the Events of Interest Reported nounced: “ The ®.tyes‘ have it—
f . & A. M.—Regular meeting of County Surveyor Gould Makes Valuable Report to Good face, or something equivalent. Now edge of the pavement, and iu the
For The Herald
the Senate is adjourned.”
. Chadwick Lodge No. 68 A. F. & A.
practically all ol such flnishings are fifth it was made to pa«s over a
M.. at Musonic Hkll, every Sa'urilav
Roads Association on His Personal Investigations
NO T I M E F O R P O L I T I C A L A N E M A
night in each month on or before the
covered by patent, so that the cost block of wood 2x4x8 inches laid
A N H O U R IN T H E S E N A T E
American diplomacy is receiving
D. 0 . P ierce , W. M.
is absolutely prohibitive.
Again flatwise 12 inches from the edge ol
It was the last hour ot the last severe tests, and whether it will he
H. H. M ast , Secretary.
you will be told that 4 inches of the pavement aud lengthwise with day of the week, and the Senators
K. s .—Regular meeting of Heulah
suspended in the air as the result of
As Coos County is soon to vote j as about two years. As our traffic concrete is absolutely insufficient
. Chapter No. 8, secoml ami fourth
the road. A slight deflection was were weary with the debate which jockeying
Mexicans and canal
Friday evenings of each month, in Ma on a bond issue of some $440,000 will not be nearly half as great as to carry heavy traffic
noticed in the lourth and fifth tests had for days brought under consid treaties that hind remains to be
for the consliuction of permanent the traffiic in California it should
M aby A. P ixrcr , W. M.
I personally examined about 200 as the roller passed over the open eration every phase of the manage seen However, the difficulties at
main roads throughout the County, be safe to say it would last at least
A nna L awbbnc * Sec.,
miles of the highway and failed to ing, but the concrete regained its ment of our great postoffice system the White House and the State De
it is highly important that the vot three years, without renewal.
T O. O. F.—Coquille I-odge No. 53,1. O.
find one single instance where the original position immediately after Senator Cummins was urgiug au partment are such that there is no
1 . O. F., meelB every Saturday night ers throughout the County, before would therefore cost $88 per year,
base had failed. I find that the passing ol the roller. Assuming amendment to curtail the one-man place in the Administration for anv
n Odd Fellows Hall.
the election is called, inform them per mile to renew entirely this wear
O. H. C lkavks , N. O.
the pavement is cracked across the the weight on the block of wood power of the Postmaster Geueral, one with political anemi. Colonel
selves as much as possible along ing surface. However we cannot
J. 8. L awrence , Sec.
roadway about every 30 feet, due to was ¡ y 3 tons, (probably about 4 and at the conclusion of his speech Goethels says that the United States
these lines, with especial regard to hope to build concrete roads here as
amie r k bek a h louoe , N o . 20
contraction, but this would have tons as the roller was loaded with an attempt was made to prevent a government wi]l not be affected by
J. O. O. F ., meets every second and what kind of road is to be censtruct cheap as they can in California, but
fourth Wednesday nights in Odd Fellows ed, how long it will last when prop- assuming that it costs us 20 per occurred had the pavement been a water and wood), the load in the rollcall for fear it would disclose extending universal treatment to
E mily H kksky , N. Q,
that a quorum was not present. the boats ol all nations, and he adds
erly constructed, the cost of con cent more which ought to be a sale foot thick. Just as soon as these fifth test was equivalent to 1.666 lbs.
A nnie L awrence , Sec.
From somewhere came Reed of
that the steamship companies are
/ ' a OQUII.I.E ENCAMPMENT, N o . 25 structiou and last but r,ot least the margin, the cost of the concrete
Missouri, evidently suffering from
the only ones vitally coucerned in
V_y I. O. O. F., meets the firstaml third cost of maintenance when complet-1 base would he $5280 per mile or one bituminous material, and after the would be the same as a wagon with
Thursday nights in Odd Fellows Hall.
wearing surface is applied these 4 wheels with 4 inch tires, carrying a grouch, and he had nearly reach the controversy. And President
dollar per lineal foot, and the
J. S. B arton , C. ? .
cannut be found on the sur- a load of t3 tons equally distributed ed the chamber belore he began to Wilson tells the country to "keep
J. 8 .L awrence , Sec.
As County Surveyor, I am 0f inch wearing surface would cost
face even by a close inspection, and j over the four wheels. 1 he heaviest talk. There was a snarl in his cool” and help him to bring Mex
NIGHTS OF P Y T H IA *.—Lycnrgus course very much interested in the 5 3 *® 80 , making a total of practic
the roadway is left perfectly smooth, j load likely to pass over the road is voice and he intimated that the ex ico to terms, without intervention.
Lodge No. 72. meets Tuesday nights
suivey and construction of perma ally $4600 per mile for a 5 inch base
in W. 0 . W. Hall
if expansion joints had beeu a 20 ton traction eugine. Assum- press companies were using sena
W O O D R O W IS BOSS R O U N D H E R E
R. R. W atson , K R. S.
nent roads, and to thoroughly fa 9 feet wide with a
used there would he a rough place, ing that the two rear wheels carry tors to tie up the ‘ ’parcel post,”
O. A. M intonye , C. C.
miliarize myself with the most mod ous wearing surface, and if this sur
A year ago March lourth Wood-
which nowadays among polite sen
rjY T H X A N SISTERS— Justus Temple ern construction of modern roads, I face should require renewal every 3
row Wilson arrived in Washington.
1 No. 35, meets first and Third Mon
spent a mouth in the slate of Cali years it would cost $105 60 a year
day nights in W. O. W. Hall.
dexter ol W’ashiiigtan got in a point In the twelve mouths he has been
Mss. G eorge D avis , M. E. C. fornia inspecting at close range, per mile. Not very steep lor keep-
of order, and in discussing it had a 111 offi.-e he has held a mastery over
Stork M a y Allay Fears of
M rs . F red L inrgab , K. of It.
a road in condition so you can drive
their State Highways.
great deal to say about tbe’ ’Seuator Congress that no president has ever
Russia Over Invalid Heir
ED MEN—Coouille Tribe No. 46, I.
For the information of the mem over it anv day in the year.
from Io w a y ,” with decided acceut wielded before. Great constructive
O. R. M., meets every Friday night
in W. O. W. Hall.
bers of the Good Roads Association, this rate it would cost $1056 to
on the way.” "Uncle Ike” Stev legislation has been euacted precise
J. S. B arton , Sachem.
and any one who might be interest the toad between Coquille and
euson ol Wisconsin had found a ly in the same manner in which he
A. P. M iller , C. of R.
ed in the subject, I submit the fol Myrtle Point in good condition for
map of the United States and Mex dictated it. His master mind has
W. A —Regular meetings of Bea-
a year, while under our present sys
ico at the rear of the room, and he directed the course of every phase
. ver Cainp No. 10,550 ill M. W. A.
tem it costs thousands of dollars and
Hall, Front sire«*, first and third Sat
was studying the southwest corner of government. People may differ
urdays in each month.
the road is never in good condition
iu a manner that might lead to the in their estimate of Woodrow Wil
fornia in 1910 voted a bond issue
C. D. H udson , Consul.
and is practically impassible during
L l H. I rvine , Clerk.
suspicion that he was looking for son; and may approve or disap
ot $18,000,000 for the purpose of
the winter months
Even if the
N. A.— Itegulsr meeting of Laurel building two trunk lines oi high
a white pine forest that would net prove of his policies, but they all
cost of maintenance was several
. Camp No. 2972 at M. W. A . Hall,
him another million, Of course he know who rules the roost. Digni
Front street, Becond and fourth Tues
times this amount it would still be
day nights in each month.
was chewing gum, as he is seldom taries of high degree who at first
the state, with uumerous branch
a paying proposition
M ary K ern , Oracle.
without his cud. Possibly he was were inclined to argue have been
E dna K elley , Rec.
Practically all ol the counties
poudetiug over his vole, a sacred accomodated by a ruler who ha-
o . W .—Myrtle Camp No. 197,
throughout the state have agreed
thing with him. siuce the Senator been able to talk them to sleep
meets every Wednesday at 7:30 towns, the approximate length ot
to furnish all necessary right of way
m. at W . O. YV. Hall.
ial vocabulary of the octogenarian without sign of fatigue; and they
Lee Currie, C. C.
through their respective districts
has been limited from the outset to have quietly submitted to one ot
were to bear 4 per cent interest and
J ohn L enkve , Sec.
free of charge and to build practic
“ aye” and ‘ ' d o , " aud if he ever the most absolute leaderships that
pVKNINGTIDK CIRCLE No. 214, must not be sold below par.
ally all bridges over 20 leet in span.
had a word or thought beyond that ever existed in America.
meets second and fourth Monday
The Honorable Frank H. Gould,
The right of way in most cases has a
nights in W . O. W. Hall.
it has never been expressed, not E F F I C I E N C Y V S T H E PO PK BARREL
Surveyer General of California and
O ka X. M aury , G. N.
minimum width,of 60 feet and grad
M ary A. P ierce , Clerk.
even when the Scuate was threat
Nevada obtained for me a letter ot
An energetic attack is being made
ed to a minimum width of 21 feet on
ening him with the boot.
ARMERS UNION.— Regular meet recommendation from
congress upon the marble pal
ings second and fourtn Saturdays in Johnson to the Highway Commis all roads except iu mountainous
Meanwhile Reed continued to aces being built throughout the
each month in W. O. W. Hall.
country, where a minimum width
rant, aud Cummins was holding on country for postoffices, and it is
F rank B urkholder , Pres. sion, and I am indebted to the
of 16 feet is alowed.
O. A. M intonye , Sec.
with both hands to keep hitnself being urged that in this busy com
Highway Engineer, Mr. A. B.
grade of 7 per cent is allowed for
from jumping over his desk. As mercial age “ we need workshops in
raternal aid no . 398, meet» the Fletcher, for most of my informa
the mountain road, but this is al
second and fourth Thursdays each tion.
Cummius proceeded with his reply, which to conduct the postal bus
lowed only in very mountainous
month at YV. 0 . \V. Hall.
Reed grew redder and redder. It iness ” Likewise, the advance ot
M rs . C has . E vland , Pres.
M rs . L ora H arrington , bee. the commission has adopted a pave localities. The crown of the con
was the second time in two days the parcel post and the great growth
crete roadway is very flat, not be
that the Missourian had been ‘‘call of the country make it imperative
Educational Organizations and Clubs ment consisting ot a Portland cetn-% ing more than 2 % inches
ed," and be followed the Iowa Sen that there be more energetic meth
ent concrete base of a minimum
oqu T lle e d u c a t i o n a l
As a rule the people, towns and
ator, and made the "amend honor ods iu constructing public buildings.
LEAGUE—Meets monthly at the thickness ot 4 inches and 15 feet corporations of the state have been
High School Building during the school wide with shoulders at least 3 feet
able" in truly distinguished Sen- Throughout the country buildings
very liberal with the Commission.
year for the purpose oi discussing edu
a torial style.
authorized several years ago have
The farmers along the routes have
h K N A A k D E h e o N , Pie>.
Senator Gore, fresh from the tu- not yet been started, and the gov
The concrete base is covered with a
donated laud for rights of way, local
lLDNA M i NAK j J, bee.
I l l s Is the latest picture of the czarevitch of Russia, heir to the throne. multus scenes of an Oklahoma court ernment’s architects in Washing
thin coating of asphaltic oil of spe
banks have bought up large amounts
The lad Is still reported to be so sickly that he Is usually carried room, attracted more than the cus
O K EEL KLUB—A business men’ s
ton must be a dreamy sort, as it is
social organization. Hall in Laird’ s
around, and the people of the empire continue their prayers for tila
of bonds; companies are furnishing
forming a bituminous carpet from
building, beeond street.
health. Because o f the boy’s Invalidism Itussla learned with Joy tbit tomary attention which is always claimed that that branch of the
A. J. 8 HARWOOD, Pies.
the stork was expected again to visit the Imperial home at Llvadla. for they bestowed upon the blind Senator government is five or six years be
3 8 to 1-2 inch in thickness to serve
F red S lagle , be*.
prices; the raihoad companies of hoped the bird Would bring another boy to take the little czarevitch's place In
Bankhead of Alabama, in charge of hind in its work. A big movement
as a wearing surface to protect the
the state have entered into an agree case of death. Alexis, the only son of Emperor Nlcholns, Is now In his tenth
o m m e r c i a l GLUb J.K.Homo*
bill, arose to admit that he "was is being agitated in Congress to
President; J. C. S avage , Secretary
ment with the Commission to haul year, having been born Aug. 12, 1904. The royal couple have four other chil
dren—Olga, horn In 1895; Tatiana, born In 1807; Marie, born In 1899, and in the same condition that he often standardize methods that will result
tions warrant, the thickness of the
all material used for construction at Anastasia, horn in 1901.
found himself, iu that he did not in buildings fur cities that are en
slab is slightly increased, and where
practically 5 o per cent of the stand
know what to do.” But everybody titled to them, and to prescribe their
r 'R A lN S —Leave, south bound 9:00 a. the traffic is extremely heavy the
This means the saving
L m. and 3:00 p. m. North bound
smiled good uaturedly, and gave class. Art id being invited to take
width is increased, in some locations
i0:40a. m. and 4:40 p. m.
ot untold thousands of dollars to left, which would make more or less y i of the weight, each wheel would
their sympathy to the farmer- a back seat, and pork barrel meth
to as wide as 24 feet. The concrete
OATS—Six boats plying on the Co
whose sentences would ods are expected to decline in com
quille river afford ample accommo is composed ol 1 part cement, 2 1-2
I found several places where the! wheels are only 24 inches wide, the
the rates agreed upou for hauling
dation lor carrying freight and p«asen parts fine aggregate and 5 parts
have been roundly complete if he petition with the modern idea ot the
al! material including contractors
gers to Bandon and way points. Boats
leave at 7 :30, 8:30, 9:20 and 9:30 a. m. coarse aggregate, a cubic yard of
wearing surface, where it had be- would be 550 pounds per inch. had only had a straw in his mouth maximum of efficiency in choosing
and at 1:00, 3 :30 and 4 :43 p. ir..
Finally there was a rollcall, and in sites and in the construction ot
concrete containing 94 pounds of
Stone, gravel and sand, y£ cent come pitted to considerable extent. Thus the weight used in the test
TAGE—J. L. Laird, proprietor. De cement. After the concrete is thor
was more than three times as great the midst of il Pitchiork Tillman buildings.
per ton per mile, with a $6 per car
parts 5:30 p. m. for Roteburg via
stumbled into the room, tines all
Myrtle Point,carrving the United Slates oughly dry it is sprayed with a minimun, exclusive of mountain ing surface was flaking off" of the per inch of width of tire as the heavi
KI SS Y O U R W I F E DAILY
mail and pasengers.
heavy asphaltic oil at the rate of
concrete. I took this matter up with est load likely to pass over it. Asa bent, twisted aud busted. At the
Vice President Marshal is an or
the engineer and he told me they final test the block of wood was exact moment of bis entrance the iginal chap, and talks upon evtry
OSTOFFICE.— A. F. Linegar, jKist- from 1 4 to 1-2 gallon per square
Road oil and bituminous rock,
inaster. The mails close as follows: yard, the oil to be applied by a
clerk called his name on the roll,
subject under the sun. He sug
cent per ton per mile; minimum $10 had got a bum job, due to an un- moved within 6 inches of the edge
Myrtle Point 8:40 a. m. and 2:35 p. m.
Marshfield 10:15 a. m. and 4:15 p. in.
faithful contractor and unskilled in- of the pavement, so that when the and South Carolina’s back number gests that the best remedy for di
Bandon and way points, Norway and about 250 degrees Farenheit. Upou per car.
“ What is it?”
S|iector at the mixer, and that the roller wheel ran up on it, it over confusedly asked:
vorce is tor a man to kiss bis wile
Arago 12:45 p. m. Eastern mail 4:45
Asphalt, t cent per ton per mile
this stone screenings are spread un
traffic was admitted to the pave hung the edge of the pavement “ Vote no!" responded a Democratic every day, merely as a matter of
a. m. Eastern mail arrives 10: a. m.
til all of the oil is absorbed, and left
ment belore the proper time had about 2 inches. In this position the colleague, whereupon Tillman said habit. Within the week it has been
minimum $to per car
City and County Officers
until thorouhly set belore traffic is
combined weight and the shock due “ no!" and the Senate smiled again published that Mr. Marshall, hav
All oilier commodities, (a) the
The amendments having been
Mayor................................ A. T. Morrison admitted.
To test the strength of the 4 inch to ruuning the roller on to the
ing been on a train delayed for
Recorder.......................... J. 8. Lawrence
lowest of any commercial rate, or
disposed of the struggle was
concrete base, a test was made on j block cracked the pavement,
Treasurer................................’R. H. Mast
many hours, was away from his
City Attorney..................L. A. Liljeqvist construction, based upon too miles
a portion of the Highway near! A large portion of the Highway over. Everyone was ready to pass
(Continued on page two)
Engineer....................... P. M. Hall-Lewis
mum $10 per car.
Fresno, when the concrete was 35 has not been covered with the wear- the bill. " A ll in favor of the pas
Marshal........................... C. A. Evernden under coutract is $7600.00, as fol
The Commission has a contract . days old and belore any wearing ing surface yet, but the Engineer sage of the bill will say ‘aye,1 an
Night Marshal ..................John Hurley lows:
Mr. Ackerman Write»
YY'ater Superintendent... .8. V'. Eppereon
nounced the vice president. "Those
Fire Chief.........................YY’alter Oerding
Writing from Salem, where he in
concerns to furnish one-half million was tnade the earth was removed at the present time contemplating opposed will say ‘no.’ "The bill is
Councilmen—D. D. Pierce, C. T. Skecls — $1,300.00 equals 17.1 per cent
\V. C. Laird, (4. O. Leach, W . II. Ly
located, W. G. Ackerman, for
under the concrete for a width ol the purchase of four spraying plants,
ons, Leo J. Cary. Regular meetings
ton They also have a contract 2 feet and a distance of 4 feet from with the intention of applying the responded to the request. Silence mer editor of the Herald, says, in
first and third Mondays each month. $5,860.00 equals 77 t per cent.
3-8 incu bituminous wearing sur with various gravel concerns to the edge hack. The test was made wearing surface themselves instead must still he golden; anyhow the part: "I nm pleased to note that
Justice of the Peace.......... J. J. Stanley
per mile $44000 iqtials 5.31 supply the same at 27J4 cents per with a ten ton roller in which '/3 of ot by contract, as has been done in old rule that "silence gives consent” the moat enterprising business meu
Constable........................... Ned C. Kelley
the load is on each rear wheel, the the past, claiming that they could was invoked. The postoffice bill of the community regard the Herald
County Judge......................John T. Hall
This is equivaleut to $600 per' The Commission has set a good wheels being 20 inches wide. In the do it cheaper and be absolutely sure appropriating more than $314,000- with favor as an advertising
Commissioners—YV. T. Dement, Geo. J.
cubic yatd of concrete for the base, ' precedent by standing between the first test the roller was run along of a good job, as this is a very par- 000 was finished.
He continues: “The state print
A half dozen senators sprang to
James Watson and 5 cents per square yard for the small contractor and the powerful the concrete, its rear wheel passing ticular operation. These plants will
Sheriff ....................................YV. YYT. Gage
their feet with matters to press ing office is now located in the Su
Treasurer...................... T. M. Dimmick
T. J. Thrift basis and supposing we build our do business inder the so called inches clear of the edge of the pave- are something that the Commission Someone moved to adjourn. The preme Court building, and the
......Raymond E. Baker
Plainly judges of the Supreme Court anil
9 feet wide and 5 inches thick, patent righ's, and announce in no ment The second test was the same will have to have anyway to main- Chair put the motion.
Surveyor.............................................. A. N. Gould
..................... F. E. YVilson with the same wearing service the uncertain terms i»s intention of de- as the first except that the wheel tain the wearing surface after the enough the adjournment was lost. the ;tate library take possession
Health O fficer............ Dr. YY’alter Culin
Vice President Marshal glanced for this week of the rooms assigned
cost of our roads would he as fol- fending any and all suits lor infring- was 6 inches from the edge of the roads are built,
lows: 5 inch concrete base 9 feet of said so called patent rights.
pavement. The third the roller was
The life ol the wearing surface is a moment at the clock, straightened them. It is a fine building, the in
wide per mile $4400
We in Oregon hear a great deal stopped and started with the rear not al *11 certain, but depends upon out the kinks in his legs, and look terior finishing being largely of
Societies will get the very best
It is as near fire proof as
tng surface a 5 cents per square of criticism of the type of construe- wheel on the unsupported concrete the manner in which it is applied ed at the disappearing pages who marble.
P R IN T IN G
yard $26!, making a total of $4661 tion adopted by the Commission, 6 inches Irom the edge ol the pave- a»d Ihe quality of the oil.
I saw seemed to have no doubt that Mr. mortal man can possibly make it.
at the office o f Coquille Herald
per mile. Mr. Fletcher gives the and upon investigation I have found ment.
some portions that were Making off ( Marshall would stand by their de-j The dear people pay #.‘ 150,000 for
life of this kind of wearing surface that a great deal of this criticism j There was no noticeable effect on
(Continued on page two)
jcision to quit. A naughty twinkle! the structure."
MIIFOIINU’S HOAD CONSTRUCTION
FROM THE NATIONAL CAPITAL