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T he C oquille H e
COQUILLE, COOS COUNTY, OREGON, TUESDAY, APRIL 21, 1914.
VOL. 32, NO. 30
vtuUiug his proposed cross t o i t y
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THE NEW PARTY WILL SURVIVE
As Viewed by a Progressive
foi lack of catryiug Capacity. This
*t.tie of a!T,iis existed when the
suspected of having subsidized the
B other Jonathan w is preparing lor
Fraternal and Bendbolent Orders
“ movies,” as a part of his plan to
ht r fatal voyage, and on July 27'h,
F. & A. M.—Regular m eeting of
prevent the public from lorgetting
the day before she was scheduled to
. Chadwick I ax lire No. 68 A. F. A A.
sail, her master, De Wolf,endeavor
M.. at Masonic Hail, every Saturday
At the last Presidential conven
niirht in each m onth on or tiefore the
CDERM O TT, L A S T OF T H E G O A T S
ed to induce the agent to slop re
I*. D. P ikkck , W . M.
in Chicago, when Colonel
Less than a year ago the country
ceiving cargo, warning him that
K. H . M ast , Secretary.
r k v k rsin i ; hkroks
Roosevelt was leading the great for
eagerly followed the processes of
she was already as deeply laden as
E. 8.—Regular meetinir of Beulah
ces of the American people to his
. C hapter No. 6, second and fourth Oscar W Underwood is the hetool the Lobby investigation at Wash In view of the recent discussion vessel. The Brother Jonathan was she could run with safety, even
Friday evenings of each m onth, in Ma 1914. while Captain Richmond P ington At that time Congressman touching the wreck of the Brother built in New Yotk in 1852 lor the w thout the large number of passen platform, there were to be lonnd on
Hobson must lie content lor his McDermott of Chicago was on the Jobnathau in 1865, and the oft Long Island Sound trade, but was gers expected. The official, who our city and county registration
M ary A. P ikrck , W . M.
laurels in the recollection of the “ grid,” and there were startling repeated story of the mythical mil sold on completion to go to the was acting i-t the place of Major books many who signed up for the
A nna L awrence Sec.,
party, but it seems that at our pres
O. O. F .—Coquille Lodge No. 53,1. O. victory of the Metrimac, and the revelations concerning the relations lion in gold which went to the bot Paciffe. She was brought around Simuel Hensley, the regular agent
- - O. F., meetB every Saturday night oscillatory tour of the country just between this alleged “ labor leader tom with her, the authentic account by Capt. C. H, Baldwin, afterwards and vice president ol the company ent primaries, especially in our own
n Odd Fellows Hall.
that few are registering
C. H . C leaves , N. G. after the Spanish-Atnerican war and Colonel Mulhell, who represent of the disaster which is given below admirial in the U. S navy. After paid no attention to his remonstran vicinity,
J . 8. L awrence , Sec. There is no man on the floor of the ed the National Association of Man will be of interest, It is takeu from reaching San Francisco she was ces, and intimated that, if the cap Progressives. What is wrong? Do
these people need some new awak
a m ie r e b e k a h l o d g e . No. 20 House of Representatives who has ufacturers. All the goats escaped Lewis & Dryden’s Marine History secured by Vanderbilt for his Nica- tain did nut wish to take her out
111 . «'a e \ . , > second and as many warm pers.ial Inends as one by one, and now the Committee of Pacific Northwest, published in raugua line, but was subsequently he could find a man who would ening? Evidently some ol these are
fourth Wodnesday nights in Odd Fellows Mr. Underwood. His score for af
of the House has rejected proposals 1895, and is unquestionably authen disposed of to John T. Wtight who De Wolf said no more at the time not in their right mind, or they
E mily H eksey , N. G,
A nnie L awrence , Sec. fability, courtesy, and poise, is to expell the Illinois Member; and tic. The volume, which is lull ot ran her north under the name though he expressed his misgivings have forgotten those principles so
r* O Q 0 IL L C ENCAMPMENT, No. 25 around one hundred per cent. His has decided that the House is with most interesting mailer, has been Commodore until 1858, at which to a friend on the dock a few min solemnly vowed for their political
v_z I. O. O. F., meets the first and third leadership of the majority party in out authority to censure officers kindly loaned to the Herald by time she narrowly escaped sinking utes before sailing.
righteousness. They should have
Thursday nights in Odd Fellows Hall. Congress has made him famous
the courage to stand for the same
J. 8. B arton , C. ?.
This account with 350 passengers.
and agents of the Association tor Fred Schroeder.
At noon on July 28th the steamer
J . S.L awkence , Sec.
principles at the primaries. I, for
throughout the country, but it is acts alleged to have been committed would seem to most effectually dis- Wright sold her to the California
swung out from her moorings and
L r NIGHTS OF PYTHIAS.—Lycurgus bis splendid personality that counts against the privileges of a former spose oi Frank Tochner’s yarn ot Steam Navigation Co , and under toiled laboriously through the Gold one, am a Progressive and expect to
a \ Lodge No. 72, meets Tuesday nights in Washington where he moves
Congress. McDermott will be cen-. the eve-witness who stood near by the superintendence of Capt. A. M. en Gate, the people on board little always remain one as long as our
in IV. O. W. Hall.
R. R. W atson , K R . S. daily among his colleagues Few suted. This practically spells the and saw the bottom tall off from the Burns, her new owners expended thinking that they were bidding party principles are the same as
O. A. M intonye , C. C. men have entered the Senate with finis of the “ insidious lobby,” vessel off tb. Oregon coast, while several thousand dollars in rebuild
they are today. When I first be
farewell forever not only to Cali- came old enough to vole I could
tjV T H IA N SISTERS—Justus Tempie greater prestige, and it is predicted which was investigated with btass the upper part floated back to Cres ing and refitting her, and as soon lornia,
but to the earth, which few
1 No. 35, m eets first and Third Mon that he will quickly take a position
hand accompaniment a few months cent City. The account runs as as they had settled their differences of them would ever walk again. not see any distinct moral principles
day nights in W. O. W. Hall.
Mss. G eorge D avis , M. E. C. of leadership in that distinguished
with Ben Holladay she was put in A strong head wind aud a heavy about either the Republican or the
M rs . F red L inkoar , K. of R. position. Incidentally it might be ago.
Democratic patty. It seemed that
A mournful tale of death and dis the northern trade again.
NO A R G E N T IN E B E E F T R U ST
ED M EN—Coauille Tribe No. 46, 1. said that the Alabaman is the white That the American people are aster darkened the pages of marine few years prior to 1865 the steamer sea, together with the overburdened both parties were dealing in the
O. R. M., meets every Friday night
condition ot the steamer, made pro past and not for the welfare of the
hope of the South -and that sec inclined to be over suspicious o! the history in 1865, and with a single made a fortune for her owners. She
in W. O. W. Hall.
J. 8. B arton , Sachem. tion of country, which has not had beef trust is indicated by the results exception of the loss of the steam- [ was considered a very fair traveler gress a difficult matter, and it was present or future and that both were
A. P. M iller , C. of R.
not until the morniug of the 30th looking forward to nothing more
more than a perspective view in the of an investigation by the Depart ship Pacific ten years later, no such itt her day when not too deeply
W. A. —Regular m eetings of Bea- Whitt House since the civil war ment of Justice at Washington into terrible calamity has ever happened loaded, and the general opinion has that she passed Crescent City, than securing office.
• ver Camp No. 10.550 in M. W . A.
scarcely holding her own in the
Hall, Front street, first and third Sat has become real certain as the re the widely published charges that on the Pacific coast The steamship always been that, had she not been heavy gale prevailing. Captain The whim of these old parties
continues only to further their own
urdays in each C. m D. onth.
sult of the Underwood victory that the packers have secured control of Brother Jonathan, well know on overburdened.the terrible fate which
H udson , Consul.
De Wolf bravely kept her on the individual benefits, while the peo
L l II. I rvine , Clerk.
he is a man of destiny, and will the supply of beef imported iuto the all the routes north of San Frunciseo finally overtook her would have
course until one o’clock, when,
N. A.—Regular meeting oi Laurel eventually become the President oi United States from the Argentine struck a sunken rock near Crescent been averted. For months preceed- having reached a position about ple who put them into power suffer
. Camp No. 2972 at M. W. A . Hall, the United States
Republic. The Attorney General's City, and in a lew minutes went to ing her departure un her last trip sixteen miles northwest of Cresent trom the blundersome and undevel
Front street, second and fourth Tues
oped consequences that follow.
give a clean bill to the the bottom of the ocean with nearly the northern business had been ex City, and realizing the futility of
day nights in each M month.
k e e p i n g u p w i t h t h e p r e s i d e n t agents
arv K ern , Oracle.
We are going to present to you a
American packers, and this ought two hundred people, who were pow ceedingly heavy aud the steamer trying to proceed until the weather
E dna K elley , Rec.
Tariff legislation and currency re
to be a gieat source ot satisfaction erless to escape from the doomed was obliged to leave frieght behind improved, he determined to run newer and better light. It opens up
O. W. — Myrtle Camp No. 197, form found their way along the to the trust, since it so seldom se
the way to new possibilities in citi
• meets every Wednesday at 7 :30 Congressional track, and chalked
back to that point and anchor. zenship. It has well defined ideas
cures a vindication from official in
p. in, at W. O. W. Hall.
The steamer was put about, and as to what is wrong in government
up punctually on time. There has
Lee Currie, C. C.
J ohn L enevk , Sec.
had gone five or six miles, when al affairs, and will show you the
been unusual speed thus far in the
V IC T O R IE S FOR K V K R B O P Y
she brought up suddenly with a way to remedy these unchecked dif
VKN1NGTIDK CIRC LE N o . 214, proposed repeal ot Panama tolls.
meets second and fourth Monday The House of Representatives made There is joy in the Republican
shock that threw the passengers off ficulties; but what is better still, it
nights in W. O. W. Hall.
Congressional camp at Washington
At this time the unfor seems to meet the condition ol
O ka X. M aury , G. N.
usual record in disposing of the
because of the victory of the G O.
M ary A. P ierce , Clerk. its
tunate vessel was about eight miles things as they really exist, and
Administration measure p. d. q
west of Point St. George, and im deals with governmental questions
ARMERS UNION.— Regular meet The Senate has refused to yeild its P. nominee in the seventh New
ings second and fourth Saturdays in prerogative of extended committee Jersey district. In Washington ex
mediately after striking broken through open mind, free speech,
each month in F rank
W. (). W. Hall.
B urkholder , Pres. heatings, and sessions will last for uberant Republican managers are
pieces of the keel floated up along economical and social determination
0 . A. M intonye , Sec.
boasting as to how they “ done up
showing that the hull had re to reach a just solution ot things.
at least fifteen days. They will he
ceived serious injury
The only It will make you feel for the first
r a t e r n a l a id N o . 398, meets the open to the public. It is expected Wilson,” evidently having forgot
second and (mirth Thursdays eacli
ten what happened to them only a
member ot the crew saved who was time in your life like you belonged
m onth a t W. O. W . Hall.
few. days ago in reference to Pana
in a position, at the moment of the to a party that you are not ashamed
M rs . C hab . E vland , Pres.
possibly ex President Taft,
M rs . L ora H arkinuton , Sec. cluding
ma Canal tolls
accident, to have any exact know of; that you knew exactly where
will shed their rays to help enlight
S T IC K TO M ARCH 4
ledge of the occurrance, was Jacob you stood and what position you
Educational Organizations and Clubs en the Senators. However, the The Senate
has vetoed the scheme
Yates, the quartermaster, on watch. held in its ranks. Then you will
O Q U I L L E E D U C A T I O N A L most significant feature ot the sit to change the date of inauguration
His statement is as follows: “ I took lay aside this great question of of
LEAGUE—Meet» m onthly at the uation is the poll of the Senate by
High School Building during lL? sc’hoc! a Washington newspaper, resulting Irom March 4, and the same late
ihe wheel at twelve o’clock. A fice, and will work with determined
year for the purpose oi discussing edu
will befall the House bill when it
northwest gale was blowing, and ambition in a fight for moral and
cational topics.h KN A AkDBRttON, PieS.
in the disclosure that more than a
comes up. Congress has about con
we were four tubes above Point St. equal rights and equal suffrage as
E dna M inaku , Bee.
cluded that it is uot worth while to
The sea was running you have never done before.
O K EEL KLUB—A business m en's
suift the entire order ot things in
and the ship was have something real in principles
social organization. Hall in Laird's tion taken by the President. There order to speculate on the possibili
not making any headway. The to stand lor. The young manhood
building, »Second street.
A. J . B herwood . Pies. fore, should the opposition convert ties of the weather man being nice
captain thought it best to turn back and young womanhood of our
the dozen or more members in the
F rkd B la o l k , riec.
President Wilson had a "real nice
to Crescent City and wait until the country have before them a par
ommercial glu »* j . e . m <
nrm •doubtful” class, the President can day,” when he went into office,
storm had ceased He ordered the ly to choose from which has
President; J . C. S avaok , Secretary still win his big fight with about
and the anniversary ol 1914 was
helm hard aport. I obeyed, and it definite ideas and the clearest
half a dozen voles to spare.
It will take another
I kept due east. convictions of wliat is right in gov
SO U TH E R N D E L E G A T E S
blizzard like that of the Taft inaug
RAINS —Leave, south bound 9:00
This was about 12.45. When we ernment questions, and are willing
m. and 3:00 p. m. North bound
In the earlier days of the McKin uration to affect Congress.
made Seal rock, the captain said, to stand by those convictions to the
iO:40 a. m. and 4;40 p. m.
ley administration Henry C. Payne
W ILL T A C K L E PURE FOOD LA W S
‘Southeast by South.’ It was clear last The moral upbuilding and
OATS— Six boats plying on the Co of Wisconsin, acting chairman of Senator LaFollette, who of late
where we were but foggy and smoky j strengthening ol our people is the
quille river afford am ple accommo
dation lor carrying freight and p.isseu tbt Republican National Committee has taken a subject at a time, and
inshore. We ran till 1:50, when only thing that will save this Ameri
gern to Bandon and way points. Boats
she striick with great force, knock can nation Irom disaster. So let us
leave at 7 :30, 8:30, 9:20 and 9:£0 a. m. made a vigorous fight against the has specialized with a vengeance, is
exiessive representation of the south about leady to pass from the topic
and at 1 :00, 3:30 anti 4:43 p. nr.
ing the passengers down and start rally to arouse enthusiasm in the
TAGE—J . L. Laird, proprietor. De in the Republican national conven of “ safety at sea” and it is announ
ing the deck planks The captain life ol every good and conscien
parts 5:30 p. m. for Uoseburg via tions. Pavne was effectually muz ced that he will overhaul the pure
stopped and backed her, but could tious citizen to the awakening of
M yrtle Point,carrving the United States zled by patty leaders. Since that food laws, and bring them down to
not move the vessel an inch. She his convictions to do the things
mail and pasengere.
rolled about five minutes, then gave which seem hard and disagreeable
l>8TOFKICK.—A. F. U a$ p T i p«»«t- day attention has been directed to date. According to reports he has
m aster. The mails close as follows: the control of conventions by dele hills prepared to accomplish these
a tremendous thump, and part ol though the only solution to politic
Myrtle Point 8:40 a. m. and 2:35 p. in.
the keel came up alongside. Bv al righteousness.
Marshlield 10:15 a. in. and 4:15 p. in. gales from these southern states, needed changes.
TH E G . A . R.
Bandon and way points, Norway and whose allegiance to the party is
that time the wind and sea had
By A P r o g r e s s i v e .
Arago 12:45 p. in. Eastern mail 4:45 generally supposed to he regulated The first national gathering ol
her around until her head
a. m. Eastern mail arrives 10: a. m.
at the federal pie counter.
Since the Grand Army of the Republic
came to the sea, and she worked into it that it was capsized immed-
the National Convention in igt*. was held in 1886, and the order,
City and County Officers
off a little Then the foremast iately, and nearly all ot the occu
A. T. Morrison this issue has been a live one, and which is now more than forty-eight
went through the bottom until the pants drowned before the eyes of
Recorder ..........................J- ». Lawrence now Chairman Hilles has asked loe years of age, now has five thousand
yard rested on the deck. Captain those on board, A second boat was
T reasu rer.................................'B • H. Mast states to ratify the action of the G. A. R posts throughout the
(/ltv A ttorn e y
E. A. Li lje qvist
De Wolf ordered everyone to look then lowered, hut before it bad quite
P- M. Hall-Lewis National Committee in reducing
to his own safety and said that he reached the water was swamped by
.....C. A. Evermlen southern representation by eighty country.
The order reached a membership
N ight M arshal.......................Jolin Hurley
j would do the best he could for all ” the careeniug of the steamer. The
W ater Superintendent.. 8. V. Epperson nine votes. It is declared that the o f -*00,489 in 1890 Today it has
The greatest confusion reigned j third mate, James Patterson,was in
Fire Cliie:...........................W alter Oerding new basis proposed for the electi n been reduced by death to less than
Councilmen — D. D. Pierce, C. T. Skeels
j on board. The steamer was poorly bed at the time of the accident, but
W. C. laaird, G. O. Leach, W. H. Ly of delegates assures the states h iv 170,000. The death rate is becom- .
I equipped with life-saving apparatus, made his way on deck as quickly
ons, Leo J . Cary. Regular meetings ing the greatest number ot Repnh ing higher each year, for the ve’.er i
tirst and third Mondays each m onth.
and the helplessness of the passen as possible, and about fifteen min
ans of the civil war now have an
lican voters a larger proportion of
gers increased when the nature of utes after the first shock succeeded
average age of sixty-nine year*.
.1. J. Etanlev voting slrengtn in the supreme
injuries became apparent The in lowering another boat, in which
Ned C. Kelley council of the party, thus resulting
vessel was impaled on a hiden ledge he placed five women and three
..........John T. Hall in the election of delegates who will
and a jagged point had pierced the 'children; but before he could make
Commissionerà—W. T. Dement, Geo. J. truly voice the sentiments of the The Pacific Real Estate Company
hull and held her so that all efforts j further effort in behalf of the dis-
bag closed a contract with Albert
........Jam es Watson majority. Mr. Hilles has nut the Abbott, owner of the City Park ad
to back her oft were In tile. The pairing passengers ten of the crew
W. W. G hl ’ f * problem squarely up to his party
sea was beating heavily on the port umped in, loading the frail craft to
.....T. M. Dimmick and it remains to be seen what will dition to Coquille, to handle the
sale of that property on the market
T. J. T hrift
quarter, and the vessel veered the water’s edge, and it seems al
and push them to the front. The
School Supt. ........... Kaymoml E. Baker be done,
around until she came head to the most a miracle that they ever reacb-
A. N. Gould
property consists of 40 aerts Ivin3
C O X E Y BOOSTS H IM SELF
i wind. The obstruction on which shorel This boat, containing nine
Coroner....................... ..........F. E. Wilson
east of town, and the lots will be
••Gener»l” Jacob S. Coxey, »ho put on the market priced from $50
she had lodged must have been teen souls, arrived at Crescent City
wpdge shaped, as, in, swinging, the in safety, and these fortunate few
led the host of jobless ones to the up, on easy terms of $10 down an,I
bottom of the ship burst open and were the only ones that survived
greensward of the Capitol twenty the balance at $5 a month, giving
Societies will g et the very best
the foremast slipped down through out of nearly 200 who had left the
years ago is fairly reveling in pub the poor man or wage-earner a
chance to invest in property which
The first boat was Bay city a few days before full of
He has been chasing in is sure to increase greatl« in value,
a t the office of Coquille Herald
launched very soon after the steam life and hope and with no thought
and out of Washington for several with all Coos county real estate, oi
(Continued on second page)
months, and has succeeded in ad the next few years.
er struck, but so many scrambled
Events of Interest Reported
For The Herald
if RECK OF THE BROTHER JOHNATHAN
Authentic Account of the Early Day Marine Disaster
Which Has Recently Been in Much Discus
sion—No Million Dollars in Gold
Keep the Record Straight
Lot« on the Market
“SPECIAL” appearing in the Coos Bay
Times dated “Coquille, April 14,” says:
“District Attorney Liljeqvist is at work on the
brief in the case of J. S. Barton, who has ap
pealed to the Supreme Court,” etc. Now, just
to keep the record straight, the Herald wishes
to state that the correspondent had his dates
mixed, and that fact is of more importance than
appears on the surface, as we will explain.
The brief was printed in this office. The copy
was nearly all nanded in on April 10 by Mr. Lilje
qvist, who requested that the brief printed
as quickly as possible, as he had just received
notice from the Supreme Court that the case
had been set for a much earlier date than had
been agreed on by him and the attorneys of the
appellant. Two extra hands were therefore
put at work on Saturday morning to rush it
through, and on that day Mr. Liljeqvist handed
in all the rest of the copy except one small page
to finish up, which he handed in Sunday. Two
of us worked all day Sunday on the job, and the
completed brief was delivered on Tuesday, and
was mailed to the Supreme Court on that day.
These facts are important, because on Sun
day morning Mr. Liljeqvist received a letter
from the state capital stating that a communica
tion had been received from certain parties,
saying, in effect, that Mr. Liljeqvist was asleep
on the job and asking the governor to stir him
up. There is little doubt that the authors of
that letter will claim credit for themselves on
the ground that the prosecuting attorney would
have done nothing it they had not appealed to
the governor, and, in justice to Mr. Liljeqvist,
the Herald wishes the facts above set forth to
be clearly understood. Those acquainted with
the history of this, case will remember that one
of the first developments was an attempt to
convict a man by petition, and that this attempt
was led by a couple of clerical gentleman who
have since departed from the city which they
then held up to inspection as a hotbed of all
kinds of unmentionable crime; also that the
cowards did not have the nerve to mention the
name of the man in their petition, but did use
the name of the girl involved, who had no male
protector; further that the Herald called them
down and lost several subscribers by the opera
tion. It seems that the same class of uninform
ed noteriety-seekers are still on the job; that
they blame the prosecuting attorney for not
jacking up the Supreme Court to set the Barton
case early enough to suit them, and that they
have appealed to the Omnipotent Oswald to ex
pedite matters. The Herald wishes the public
to clearly understand that their action has not
hurried matters by a single minute; and that
any claims of that nature that may be made are
false. And this is all written without any sug
gestion from Mr. Liljeqvist or any knowledge on
his part that anything is to be said in the Her
ald, and the first he will know of it will be af
ter the paper is out.