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V O L. 32,
T he C oquille H erald
C O Q U IL L E ,
NO . 31
CITYDIRECTORY FROM THF NATIONAL O T A L
Prizes for Pupils
Fraternal and Benevolent Orders
COOS C O U N T Y ,
Great interest is being manifested [
A P R I L 28, 1914.
CAUSE OF THE OUTBREAK
j High Schools of Oregon and South
ern Washington, in which a $50
prize is to he awarded to the Senior
writing the best essay of not more
than 300 words, and a $25 prize is
to be awarded to the High School
student writing the best joke of
not more thau 30 words. The con
closes May 15th, and is under
O. O. F .—Coquille Lodge No.53,1. O.
. O. F., meet» every Saturday night dent in the monotony that had been the
management ol George C.
u Odd Fellow» Hall.
Extension Secretary of
C. H . C lbavk », N. G.
J. 8. L awrknck , Sec.
eral weeks, but when the proposi- pacjfic University,
The essay contest isopen to High
AM1F. K E B E K A H LODGE. No. 20 tion to give Columbia $25,000 as a
I. O. O. F., meet» every second and sort of balm came chasing along , School seniors only. Subject,"Is the
fourth Wednesday night« in Odd Fellow»
it was warm enough
These im : Four year Liberal Arts Course a
E mily H krbby , N. G,
A nnib L awkbnck , Sec.
portant affairs have now beeu j Paying Investment?”
( m h ; : i : : . i . e e n c a m p m e n t , No. 2 5 shifted to the “ inside pages” ol 1 contest isopen to all high school
I. O. O. F., meet« the firstand third daily newspapers, along with the students, but must be writteu about
Thursday night» in Odd Fellows Hall.
all-important details concerning a senior.
J. 8. B ahton , O.
J. s .L awrencs , Sec.
the Administration anti-trust bills,
Beside the e rning of the prizes,
n i g h t s o f p y t h i a -*.—L ycurgu» which have come to light in the the winners will have their pictures
Lodge No. 72, meets Tuesday night»
House. All of a sudden Mexico with their production, run in the
in W. O. W. Hall.
R. R. W atson , K R. Ö.
seems to have “ blown up,” and Portland
O. A. M intonyk , C. C.
even that lamous headliner, Harry the Portland Journal. A brief
r y Y T H lA N SISTERS—JuBtus Tempie Thaw, who has won a substantial sketch
ot the winners’ lives
No. 35, meet» first and Third Mon
victory in the lederal court in New will also be published, together
day night« in W. O. W. Hall.
M bs . G k > kok D av is , M. b. U.
Hampshire, has been let down wlth a short history of the
M rs . F rbd L inboar , K. of R»
with "a stickful” of type. W hile! school r e p r e s e n t e d .
FD M E N —Coauille Tribe No. 46,1.
O. R. M., meets every Friday night
regarding the latest and constantly joke contest will receive special
in W. O. W. Hall.
J. 8. B arton , Sachem.
changing conditions in reference to public mention, including the best
A. P. M iller , C. of R.
Mexico, the men in the Adminis joke submitted from the school.
W. A. -Regular meetings of Bea-
aud the members of Con
This is a chance to win for your
• ver Camp No. 10,550 in M. W . A.
Hall, Front »tree», first and third i>at- gress, are cautioning against any self, your home, your high school,
urdavs in each month.
action that would be an injustice to and your town. Get Busy! The
C. D. H udson , Consul.
suffering Mexico. Huerta became world loves a winner.
L l H . I rvine , Clerk.
insulting the i All communications must be
N. A.—Regular meeting of Laurel so accustomed to
. Camp No. 2972 at M. W. A . Hall, United Ststes, and "getting away 1 mailed to George C. Blower, Pacific
Front street, »econd and fourth Tues
with it” that he doubtless was University, Forest Grove, Oregon,
day night» in each month.
M ary K ern , Oracle.
about the most surprised man on not later than noon, May 15. Note
E dna K elley . Rec.__
the western hemisphere when Pres the date —the middle of next month!
O. W .— Myrtle Camp No. 197 ident
Wilson pushed "watchlul
• meets every Wednesday »♦ 7:30
W ater Permits Issued
waiting” to the rear, and started
p. m. at W. O. W. Hall.
Lee Currie, C. C.
J ohn L enkve , 8ec.
During the quarter ending Mureh
in r e t h e H o n e y m o o n
31 st, 1914 , State Engineer, John H.
V K M N G T ID K C IR C LE No. 214,
meets second and fourth Monday
Senator Gorman of New York, Lewis, issued 154 permits tor the
nights in W . O. W. Hall.
to be having a hard time appropriation of water, including
O ka X. M aury , G. N.
8 permits for the construction of
M ary A. P ierce , Clerk.
to keep step with the White House.
reservoirs. Under these permits it
_ «ARM EKS 1' N I( IN. — Regular meet-
is proposed to irrigate 26,994 acres
ings second and fourth Saturdays in ol the metropolis are charging the of land, develop 21,968 horsepower
each month in W. O. W. Hall.
Washington government with legis at an estimated cost of $ 2 , 500 , 000 .
F rank B urkholder , Pres.
The following permits have been
O. A. M intonye , Sec.
lating against its great city, - aud
issued in Coos County during the
~ RATERN A L AID No. 398, meets the the Sun editorially comments to the past quarter:
second and fourth Thursdays each the effect that a “ crowded series
H. S. Larson of Allegany, for do
month at W. O. W . Hall.
of cumulative anti-business devel mestic supply, diverting water from
M rs . C has . E vlanü , l res.
M rs . L ora H armixoton , Sec. opments” have attempted an "ab Chute Creek in Sea 6 Tp 25 8 R 11
of the city’s W. A L. Lafferty of Coquille, for
Educational Organizations and Clubs surd curtailmeut”
domestic supply, diverting water
banking territoiy, which it is now
from Crystal Creek iD Sec 6 Tp 28
LE AG U E —Meets monthly at the sought to follow up by “ deliberate S R 12 W.
High School Building during the school ly hammering” at New York, by
year for the purpose oi discussing euu-
prohibiting of interlocking directors arranges that the tip of his ker
hKNA alurrson , 1‘tes.
in the anti-trust bill. It was re chief shall play peekaboo at the
L una M inaku , Sec.
ported that Senator O Gorman j t0p
Df His coat. S >me of
O K E E L K L U B —A business men’s
the difficulties His rig-outs have ordinary millin
social organization. Hall in Laird’ s found solace in
arising from the tolls and Colum-| ery beatellj and are at least twenty
building, Second street.
A. J. SHAKWoon. P,es.
bian propositions, and le.etiously yeafs aheat] of ,he milIenium
F red S lali . k , S p ..
predicted that "the Democratic,
t h e r a is in g o f b a b ie s
O M M ER C IA L C LU b J. E. N oraon
are 300,000 babies die each
P resident; J. C. S a ia u b , Secretary
view of the fact that the second year ¡n t^e United States, and the
White House wedding is scheduled Chiidren’s Bureau at Washington
R A IN S —Leave, south hound 9:00 a. tor next month the jest was con- says tjjat one.han 0f these deaths
m. and 3:00 p. m. North bound
«0:40 a. m. and 4:40 p. m.
______ sidered personal, whereupon Sena- wouid not occur "if individuals
tor O’Gorman denied be "had ever and communities appHed those
OATS—Six boats plying on the Co
A Senatorial denial is measures nf hygiene and sanitation
quille river afford ample accommo said it.
dation lor carrying freight and p-sseu
other kir.ds-it «* . which are known to be available.”
gers to Bandon and way points. Boate
leave at 7 :30, 8:30,9:20 and 9:£0 a. m.
There is no question of the coirect-
and at 1:00, 3 :30 and 4 :45 p. ir._______
TO U C xllN G T h e w i r e s
ness 0f this startling estimate, as it
TAGE—J. L. Laird, proprietor. De
As a result of the abuse of the ! has been absolutely verified by the
parts 5:30 p. m. for Bose burg vis
Myrtle Point,carrving the United Slates privilege of sending telegrams a t ! government. Miss Julia C.Lathrop,
mail and pisengere.
the expense of the government, the ; Chief of the Children’s Bureau,
OSTOFE1CE.— A. F. Linegar, post United Stales Senate has been care- comments that “ it was once thought
master. The mails close as follows:
Myrtle Point 8:40 a. m. and 2:35 p. in. fully considering withdrawing this that a high infant death rate indi-
Marshfield 10:15 a. m. and 4:15 p. m. delightful perquisite from its own i cated a greater degree of vigor in
Bandon and way points, Norway and
It has come to such a the survivors ” But this old fash-
Arago 12:45 p. in. Eastern mail 4:45 members
a. m. Eastern mail arrives 10: a. m.
pass that a good many public men, ioned fallacy has been exploded;
who do not have to pay the bill, and when the public gives the same
C ity and County O fficers
have grown in the habit of “ touch- attention to the conditions surround
Mayor.................. ......... A. T. Morrison ing the wire” when
the mails ing the raising of babies as has been
Recorder ..........- ............................................... J. 8 . Lawrence
Treasurer........ -................. 'H. H. Mast would answer just as well. The j furnished by the governmeut to
City Attorney................................ L. A. Liljeqvist
probability is that a maximum hogs and other animal life, then
Engineer.................... P* M. Hall-Lewis
Marshal ...................... C. A. Everndeti amount will he agreed upon that this terribly needless loss of 150,-
Night Marshal............................... John Hurley
will cut down some of the profits 000 babies each year will be
Waler Superintendent 8. V. Epperson
Fire Chief.................. Walter Oerding around the telegraph office, at ¡be checked.
Councilmen —D. D, Pierce, C. T. Skeels Senate end of the capitol. The
HUN TIN G IN T H E FRO ZEN NORTH
W. C. Laird, G. O. Leach, W . H. Ly
ons, Leo J. Cary. Regular meetings rumpus all starled last summer,
first and third Mondays each month. when a western Senator was dis- , While
.. will ,, likelv
„ a . lot .
of “ moose hunting in the United
covered sending out telegrams by States in sea900i yet ;he lo(lr.
Justice of the Peace ....... J. J. Stanley
Constable............ .......... Ned C. Kelley the carloads, covering all sorts of legged kind up in Alaska has been
political matters in his state
¡covered by an order of the Federal
O CR N IF T IE S T s e n a t o r
government restricting killing until
John T. Hall
Commissioners—W. T. Dement, Geo. J.
April 1, 1916 Big game hunting
i has lured thousands of rich young
C lerk... „ .....
James Watson dress is the Honorable J. Ham.
men into the grip of the Arctic.
Sheriff................................ W. W. Gage
Lewis of Illinois Mr. Lewis spec Let's see, it was one of these—
Treasurer...................T. M. Dimmick
T. J. Thrift ializes in raiment, hair aud inter Harry Payne Whitney, who fur
School Supt. ..........Raymond E. Baker
nished Dr Frederick A. Cook his
A. N. Gould views, and they all attract atten grubstake, enabling the latter to
F. E. Wilson tion. He possesses a beautifully
present the American people with
Health Officer............Dr. Walter Culin
trained head of hair, which con what looked like a "pole” to him,
nects at the proper point with a and a "gold brick” to Peary, The
full beard that protrudes over a action of the government in pro-
Societies will get the very best
wider area than is usually allotcd ,ectinK moose is important, and it
. . ,
is a ,.K,
pity . such
measures were . not
to common things
applnd to the preservation of the
at the office of Coquille Herald
S.nator Lewis wears extraordin- Buffalo, pigeon and seals, which
ary ties, and dejiend on it that he were routed from land, air and sea.
The iucideut which brought the Gen. Huerta.
The wily Dictator
two nations to blows occured at then begau the usual Mexican tac-
Tampico.An American naval officer, , tics, delay. He was sorry for the
with a boatload of “ bluejackets,” unpleasantness but couldn’t do any
landed at Tampico to obtain a need thing about it until he had had
ed supply of gasoline. The Amer lime to investigate and learn the
icans were in uniform Their boat, (acts. Oh, no, there couldn’t be
a launch Irom one of our warships, any salute of the American flag;
was flying the American flag.
! that would be the same thing as
The men who landed were arrest admitting that the Mexicans were
ed by order of one of Huerta’s offic ' in the wrong, aud Gen. Huerta
ers They were dragged through could not admit that. What were
the streets as prisoners, amid the American Warships doiug in a
jeers and insults of the Mexican Mexican harbor? The permission
soldiery. It is true they were soon given them had expired long ago,
released, with a warning not to be therefore they had no right there.
found on shore again
> Iu any case, it brought up points of
This was not the worst, from the international law that could not be
standpoint of international law. decided offhand; it was a case that
Two of the American sailors had should be referred to The Hague
been left in the boat.
These two tribunal for settlement. A year or
men were now seized, dragged two delay perhaps—
But President Wilson’s blood was
ashore and treated like the others
He has had a good
As the boat was a tender of an up. at last.
American warship, and flying the deal of experience, lately, with
Ameticnn flag, it was by interna Mexican methods.
tional law a floating part of the was plainly told that the time for
Additional United States Troops
Reach Border In Case of Trouble
Giant o f the Seas
Y E A R $ 1 .5 0
SOCIAL «IGEINE CONFERENCE
Congressman Sparkman, iu ask
Events of Interest Reported in the contest now being conducted Series of Late Events which Forced the United States to ing for laigcr appropriations for Will Be Held at Court House
livers and haibois, called atleution
For The Herald
by Pacific University between the
Uncover the Iron Mitt in Dealing with Huerta
F. A A. M.— Regular meeting of
. Chadwick Lodge No. 88 A. F. A A.
M at Masonic Hall, every Saiur.lay
night in each month on or before Uie
(By J. E Jones)
U. H. M aht , Secretary. MEXICO- -A N D T H E R E ST OF T H IN G S
^ —Regular meeting of Beulah
Gee, whizz, what a rumpus we
U . Chapter No. 6, second and foiirtn
Friday evening» of each month, in Ma are having here in Washington!
It is almost too much for even the
M aby A. P ibkck . W. M.
seasoned "syndicate writer.” The
A nna L awbsncb Sec.,
(JJob Printing— N e w presses
new material and experienced
workmen. A guarantee that
Herald printing will please
P h otos b y Am orlcan Pres« A ssociation .
IT H the arrival of the Ninth and the Seventeenth United States In
fantry on the Mexican border the number of Uncle Sam’s soldiers
along and near the Rio Grande was brought up to about 18,000
The two regiments were sent to strengthen the border patrol bo
cause of the complaints of the governors of the border states. Some well
posted persons In Washington, according to reports, thought this was one step
toward intervention, provided President Wilson decided he could no longer
keep up his policy of “ watchful waiting.” The pictures ahow typical scenes
of the soldiers reaching their destination.
The action ol the
Mexicans, therefore, iD taking the
two men from the boat was technic
ally an invasion of the United States.
Unless disavowed and apologized
for, our Government was lawfully
justified iu regarding it as an act of
The captured Americans were
released after some hours and allow
ed to return to their ship.
When Admiral Mayo learned the
facts he promptly demanded ot the
Mexican commandant an apology,
the punishment of the officer who
had made the artest, and a salute
of 21 guns to the American flag.
He made his demands first and re
ported to Washington after. Wash
ington approved the demand.
Admiral Mayo at first insisted
that the salute lie fired before six
o’clock cn Friday, the day of the
Afterwards he agreed to
extend the time, to give the Mex
ican commandant at Tampico lime
to ask for instructions from ihe
Huerta government at the Ciiy of
waiting was past and the battleships
were on the way. Apology for an
affront to the American flag was
not a matter that could lie postpon
ed or arbitrated, He was given to
understand that as soon as the fleet
could be assembled in Mexican
waters stern measures would be
taken unless the apology and salute
When it ordered the big fleet to
Mexican waters the Administration
issued an unofficial statement to
It said that the affront
to the flag, at Tampico, was but
one of a long series of slights
and affronts, some of which had
not been made public.
case the Huerta government had
even presumed to hold a dispatch
from our State Department to
Charge O ’Shaughnessy, until it
could be examined by the censor.
The statement says: "These re
peated offenses against the rights
and dignity of the United States
. . . have necassarily made the
impression that the Government of
In the meantime Mr. O ’Shaugh- the United States was singled out
nessy, informed from Washington, for manifestations of ill will and
had made the same demand upon contempt.” — Current Events
o the fact that "half a century ago
an ocean going vessel of more than
300 feet . , was not in exis
tence ” Parsing along to the “ ves
sels more than nine hundred feet
long,” be commented that “ the
■ nd is not yet." The "Imperator”
will yield its proud position as
Queen ot Ihe Seas next month,
when its sister ship, the “ Vater-
laud” reaches the Hamburg-Araer-
ican Line dock in the North River.
This floating palace is 950 feet long,
100 feet in width, and as in the
case ot the Imperator her hull has
been constructed with a complete
inuer skin carried high above the
water line, making her a ship with
in a ship. The owners of this boat
say she is “ proof against collision
or similar accidents.” In this mod
ern palace there has been recruited
a complete fire department picked
from German cities, and there are
more than a sufficient number ot
life boats to accommodate all on
One sometimes marvels at the
great improvements in the Ameri
can navy, and the old Oregon that
brought comfort to the American
people in the Spanish-American
war, is now a back number in com
parison to the modern dreadnaughts
that are entertaining the Mexicans.
But the "Vaterland” marks an
epuch in shipbuilding far more im
portant than the growth shown in
ihe navies of the world.
hundred passengers can be seated
at one time in the dining room, and
it is doubtful whether there is a
hotel iu the United States more
sumptuous in its parlors than the
great public cabin, which is roofed
with glass, uninterrupted by pillars
or supports ol any kind, and illum-
iuated by concealed lights. So com
plete is this room that it is equipp
ed with a theatrical stage.
What would the masters of Cou
gressman Sparkman’s early bulks
thiuk ol the modern Hamburg-
America ship, with its 4 Captains and
Commodore over all; equipped with
swimming pools that put to shame
some of those in ihe best gymuas
iums; with smoking rooms as big as
the porch of a summer hotel; and
with a barber shop big enough for
a small city. And in ihe first cabin
alone there are more than 250 baths.
The “ Vaterland” is not only a
ship rich in elegance and comlort
for the passengers who can pay for
the best, but its second-class cabins
outrival the first-class of many
modern trans-Atlantic liners, while
the first class cabins of a generation
ago were inferior to the cabins pro
vided for the immigrants who will
arrive on the "Vaterland’’ the mid
dle of next month.
Big Car Fails on Beach.
A meeting whose influence for
good will long be felt in Ooquille is
the Citizen’s Conference, under the
auspices of the Uiegon Social Hy-
gene Society, to be held Saturday
night, May 2, 8 p m., at the Court
House. Invitations are being sent
out by a local committee to a limit
ed number of representative men
to attend A program committee
composed ol E. E Johnson, J, J.
Stanley. R S Kncwlton, L. H.
Hazard, A J. M. Robertson, R. H.
Mast, W. H. Lyons and P. E.
Drane, has carefully prepared a
program in which local speakers
will be assisted by Dr. Calvin S.
Vhite, Secretary State Board of
Health, irom Portland.
The social diseases, commonly
known as “ The Great Red Plague”
will be the problem for the consid
eration of those present. It has
been only within recent years that
the attention of thinking people
has Eieen called by skilled medical
authority to the fact that thous
ands of the finest red-blooded
young men and older hoys of the
country are becoming infected with
these diseases, aud are afterwards
marrying into the best families only
to pass the dread infection to their
innocent wives and children. The
case of the young man who would
have his fling and later supposing
himself cured of a disease acquired,
unsexed his wife or Erecame the
father of a hliud child is a case (hat
is sadly too well known and needs
no further comment.
This conference is a call for sane
and constructive action Every
man in the city who is earnestly
interested in the welfare of the
home aud the protection ot girls
and boys will plan to attend.
Besides results of sexual vice,
causes of and remedies for, the evil
will be discussed, especial attention
being devoted to the need of pa
rents properly equipping their chil
dren with facts regarding the true
nature of sex rather than allowing
them tj get their information from
untrust worthy and p e r n i c i o u s
The Oregon Social Hygiene So
ciety, with whose co-operation the
movement is being organized here,
is regarded as ihe leading society
of its kind in the country. Other
societies in the land readily con
cede this, and are looking to the
Oregon society for leadership.
Branch societies already have Ereen
organized in Astoria, Albany, Ba
ker, Corvallis, Cottage Grove, Eu
gene, The Dalles, Forest Grove,
Hillsboro, Hood River, LaGrande,
Oregon City, Pendleton, Roseburg,
Salem, McMinnville, and are doing
excellent educational work in those
cities. Within the two and a half
years of its existence, the society
has published and distributed ap
proximately 400,000 copies of cir
culars, has given talks on sex hy
giene before over 50.000 men, wo
men, young men, young women, in
mills, shops, department stores,
laundries, business offices, social
halls, and o t h e r miscellaneous
places; has displayed exhibits lie-
fore over 80,000 people; has en
gaged in a successful campaign
against quack doctors, quack nos
trums, and advertising specialists
who have played on the ignorance
and credulity of boys and men.
Prominent and representative men
throughout the state are its execu
tive committeemen, members, Eiene-
factors and friends
This is a meeting tor men. Ad
mission is by invitation only. Ma
yor A. T. Morrison will "reside.
The program follows:
“ The Seriousness and Prevalence
of the Social Diseases and their
Wm. Candlin returned Friday
Irom a trip to the Siuslaw, getting
back a day sooner than expected
He reports that the auto line from
Ooos Bay to the Umpqua is a great
success and makes that part of the
trip much shorter and pleasanter
than the old stage line. The trip
up the beach Is made in about an
hour or less, as against about four
hours with the horses. Three
Fords are used on the route, a team
being kept at Tenmile to assist the
machine across the creek. Be
tween the Umpqua and Siuslawi
however, a different story is told.
The auto in use is a large truck
with wide tires but so little power
that 15 miles an hour is about the
best she can do. The engine is
chronically out of whack, so that
several breakdowns occurred upon
the way up and hours were spent
in tinkering the motor. Board
tracks have been laid in places
where the sand is soft, but the sand
Eeffct upon the Individual and
drifts over these and the machine
the Home.” Dr. Walter Culin
gets off, involving long delays
is sometimes necessary to send men "Present Conditions Among Girls
and Boys." Prof. C. A. Howard
ahead with shovels to clear the
tracks of sand. Leaving the Ump "The Fair Sex Lies and Other
qua at 2:10 with the auto, Mr
Condlin was landed in Florence at
Dr. Calvin S. White. Portland
7:30 some hours behind the stage.
“ What Can We Do for Coquille?"
On the return trip he pinned his
L A. Liljeqvist
faith to horseflesh and made the
9:45 p m. Adjournment.
trip in about three hours.