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RJThe Herald, the old estab
lished reliable newspaper of
the Coquille V a lle y in which
an “ a d " always brings results.
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T he C oquille H erald
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C IT Y D IR E C T O R Y
FROM THE NATIONAL CAPITAL
Flies Kill More Than Wars.
Fraterrul and Benevolent Orders^
Events o f Interest Reported
' . jT * A. M.—Regular meeting of
For The Herald
A . Chadwick Lodge No. 88 A. F. & A.
M. at Masonic Hall, every Saturday
night in each month on or before the
D. D. riKBCK, W. M.
R H M aht secr-tarv.
y-v k s — Regular meeting of Beulah
U . C h a fe r No. «. second and fourth
Friday evenings of each month, in Mn-
JURY A. PiBRCK, w . M.
A nna L awbknce Bee.,
COOS C O U N T Y .
A SES that hava been
D ISE traced
to the fly, with total
number of deaths from
( By J. E. Jones)
each in the city of New York
for five yeare, are as follows:
CATCHING UP WITH CANADA
Typhoid fever .........................
Tuberculosis (all kinds) .......... 10,292
Cholera infantum .................... 6,398
Cerebro-Bplnal meningitis .....
Diphtheria ............................... 1,829
Scarlet fever ........................... 1,028
O R E G O N . T U E S D A Y , J U N E 9, 1914.
State Convention of
The Christian Churches of Oregon
will hold their 24th annual conven
tion at Turner, Oregon, July 8-16,
1914 The Convention owns 10
acres of beautifully shaded grouud
there, with a tabernacle seating
2000 people. Last year 600 dele
gates were registered while more
than 1000 were in attendance. The
Christian Church has about 130
congregation; in the state and about
8,000 members. A delegation from
every church is desired.
The convention consists of six
separate sessions, in the following
Christian Endeavor, State Mis
sions. Woman’s Work aud Bible
school. An excellent program has
been prepared and there will be
present prominent church workers
liom the East.
Many people annuly bring their
tents andcamp in the inviting shade.
For others a comfortale Lodge of
fers rooms to those who will bring
their bedding. A moderate charge
is made for these accommodations,
which will go to defray the the ex
pense of the convention. For those
who wish, comfortable rooms in
town may be secured for a small
price. A good restaurant will be
conducted on the grounds.
Railroad rates of one aud a third
fare will be given from all points in
the state. Ask the agent for a cei*
tificale when you buy your ticket.
For'a program, or any furtherin for
mation, address C. F. Swander,
Cor. Sec’y, 709 E Taylor St., Port
HAVE YOUR S W A T T E R
L E A N up, keep olean and
tee that your neighbors do
likewise and you will have
few, if any, flies to contend
Of course have your
swatter ready for the first a r
rivals. Swat the early flies and
save yourself much swatting
later. If at first you don’t suc
ceed, swat, s>«at again!
$ 1 .5 0
FIRST FOREST FIRE BULLETIN
They were w ilkiog „11 I e ieb carried
sinsll packs They expect to ape: d
several months iu the mountains,
Prospects for Dangerous Sea
prospecting and working at tbeir
son Requiring Vigilance
Malden had business
The Westein Forestry & Conser
which needed his attention in town
vation AsBOoiu’ ioii ig-ues the follow
Sunday, and despite the heavy rsin
ing bulletin: Whi’e the early forest
which was fulling he walked iu from
fires reported in May were mostly in
the Zumualt fsim on Sixes. Mr.
slu-hings and without loss, June Madden is 83 years of age, and a
opens the comiuonly recognized ti e 1
7-mile tramp through the rain and
season with indionlions of a danger
mud is a feut that not mauy of his
ous year that demands more than
age would care to undertake.
usual precaution, according to bul
Assessor Tolrnan, after spending
letins received by the Western For
several days workiug the town,
estry and A Conservation Associa
started north yesterday afternoou.
tion from all the states of the Pacific
Mr. Tolrnan says that the new Isw
Much less than the
usual amount of snow re”-'ina in which compels each taxpayer to place
a fair valuatiou upon hie own prop
the mountains and in gome regions
erty ib going to cause the total val
there have already been several
weeks of dry weather broken only uation for the county to he raised
to an appreciable extent.
by one short ram.
Richard DoDaoa and family passed
conditions seem to he conducive to
frequent dry interior winds, requir up the coast one day last week on
ing extraordinary precaution iu fir their way to Coos county, where
ing slashings. Patrols are already they expect to locate on the Coquille
in the field and being rapidly re river. However, if they do not find
cruited to their full strength. Un anything to suit th>-m there they
less there shall be rain in June may go on into the Willamette val
trouble is expected, hut the protec ley. Mr. Donaca's father, Charles
tive organization to meet it will be Donaca of Bandon, who has been
visiting at Rogue river, accompanied
better than in any past year,
Washington had fully 100 fires in them.
It has taken the American gov
ernment a long time to wake up to
the fact that the Canadian govern
Bronchitis ........................... 1.4UJ
ment has better homestead laws
O. O. F --Coquille Lodge No.53, I.O.
. O. F., meets every Saturday night the Dominion lias been ; l ie to in
n Odd Fellows Hall.
duce hundreds of ihous nds of Congress is going around to lock
C. 11. Cl. eaves , N O .
J. 8. I .AM RKNCE, BOC.
Americans to go in’» Canada,
Julius Krutschnitt, chairman of
According to our Agricultural
a m i e r e b e k a h l o d g e , N o . 20 One' of the provisions iu the Canada
the executive committee of the
1. o. O. F., meets every second and homestead law allows an eighteen
board of directors of the Southern
fourth Wednesday nights in Odd Fellows
year old boy to acquire a home, wheat in Saskatchewan is fifty-five
E mily H eiisev , N. G,
A nnie L awhence , Bee.
and the result is that young men
through San Francisco recently,
r - O Q U IL L E ENCAM PM ENT. No. 25 under age have been taking up the
says there is a much more cheerful
^ I. O. O. F., meets the first and third public lands of the Dominion cars. It has been figured out that
attitude on the Pacific Coast with
Thursday nights in Odd Fellows Hall.
The proposition for homestead en
J. 8. B arton , 0 . ?.
regard to financial conditions than
J. S.L awhence , Bee.
tries by minors has been gaining
in the East and Middle West.
N IG H TS OF PYTH1AB.—Lycurgua strength in Congress, and it re profit per husbel.
"This feeling” , said Krutschnitt,
Lodge No. 72, meets Tuesday nights
ceived an impetus last month when
“ is undoubtedly due to the fine crop
in W. O. W. Hall.
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R. R. W atson , K R. »•
the western governors in their an
prospects in California and Oregon.
O. A. M intonye , C. C.
nual confetence at Denver, went on Canadian northwest, the clever
Railroads and other industries have
O Y T H 1 A N SISTERS—Justus Temple record as unanimously resolving
had a hard time of it fot the past
1 No. 35, meets first and Third Mon
that "we approve the plan now be
day nighta in W. 0. W. Hall.
year. Earnings have dropped off
Mss. G eokge D avis , M. E. C. fore Congress to permit homestead W H E N
PEOPLE VOTE FOR
so sharply that all roads have been
M rs . F red L ineoab , K. of
entries by persons over eighteen
obliged to correspondingly curtail
ED M E N —Coauille Tribe No. 46, 1.
In all this talk of the Republicans
their expenditures for improvements
O. R. M., meets every Friday night
partment and the Agricultural De and Progressives combining, an all-
in W. O. W. Hall.
and betterments. This curtailment,
J. S. B arton , Sachem.
partment have both strongly en important matter is usually lost
A. P. M iller . C. of R.
in turn, has reacted on other lines May, some of them receiving much
dorsed the suggested legislation. to sight. Several months ago Presi
of activity, by lessening the demand publicity, hut practically all were
W. A. -Regular meetings of Bea-
• ver Camp No. 10,550 in M. W. A. Since the Secretary ol the Interior dent Wilson outlined a plan for the
for lumber, structural steel and slashing fires more useful than
Hail, Front »tree*, first and third Sat- has been enabled to designate en
building materials in general. I otherwise. About 75 per cent of
urdavB in each month.
tirely arid lands that cannot be ir choice for President. Since "Teddy”
C. D. H udson , Consul.
could not but note on my way west loggers’ slashings are thus cleaned
rigated as enlarged homesteads, en arrived one of the prominent Pro
L l H. I rvine , Clerk.___
the proportionate lack of westbound up, removing danger later. A little
N. A .-R egu la r meeting of Laurel abling settlers to secure 320 acres gressives at Washington has e x
shipments, which shows that no one green timber killed by a fire in Clal
. Camp No. 2972 at M. W. A . Hall, of land instead of 160, there has
pressed himself to the effect that the
is ordering from the source of sup lam county resulting from road-
Front street, second and fourth Tues-
been a noticeable improvement in Democrats will attend to it that a
day nights in each month.
ply beyond his immediate needs; so builders’ carelessness, with some
M ary K rrn , Oracle.
conditions of settlers in sections ot law for direct primaries is enacted
that I am indeed oleased to find logs and.^ equipment burned in
E dna K elley , Rec.
the country where grazing has before the next Presidential election,
1 out here in Cbebalis county slashing, comprise
o T W .— Myrtle Camp No. 197, been the principal source of income.
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. meets every Wednesday at 7:30
aud that it will be so framed that all
California and Otc^^ 1.
the only actual damage. The state
p. in. at W. O. W. Hall.
The change in the homestead parties will be compelled to vote on
"W e are expecting a great many has county wardens on duty and is
Lee Currie, C. C.
law by which settlers can acquire a the same day, using the same bal
J ohn L enevk , Bee.
One of the newest and most in people to come from all parts of the very active in educational work.
title in three years has more than lot. It has been figured out that
teresting crops raised iu Oregon is country to visit the Panama Pacific The Washington Forest Fire Asso
j'V E N IN G TID E CIRCLE No. 214, doubled the entries throughout the
this piece of strategy, by which po
meets second and fourth Monday
the mint from which peppermint oil exposition. I am told that while ciation has 80 men in the field. Road
During the fiscal litical conventions are to be dispens
nighta in W. 0. W. Hall.
extracted. In other sections of much publicity has been given the builders’ debris now constitutes the
O ba X. M aury , G. N.
year ending June 30, 1912, the to ed with, will absolutely prevent the
M ary A. P ierce , Clerk.
of the country where this oil is an fair in the West, there is need ol worst hazard.
tal homestead entries throughout Republicans aod Progressives com
Idaho reports fairly frequent
established product, the oil sells at greater effort throughout the East.
ARM ERS UN IO N .— Regular meet the United States were 24,326, cov
bining against the Democrats.
ings second and fourth Saturdays in
$i to (4 per pound
Experiments The Southern Pacific is doing every rains ami no fires yet. On the other
ering 4,306,068 acres of land. Sounds reasonable,* 1 doncher think.”
eacli month in W. O. W. Hall.
conducted in the vicinity of West thing it can, and all our advertising band, an early spring and dense
F u - ne BuartioLDER, Pres. The three-year . omestead law was
O. a M intonye , Bee.
RURAL POSTAL DELIVERY IN ENG- Stayton, Marion county, indicates matter carries something about the vrgetation make dry weather more
passed June 6, 1912, and during
to be feared than usual. Contrary
that this crop when grown under 1915 exhibition.
r a t e r n a l a i d No. 398, meets the
the fiscal year ending June 30.
"W e are getting our equipment to Washington, rights of way are in
second and fourth Thursday» each
United States Deputy Consul
1913, there were in the United
month at W. O. W. Hall.
(120 per acre. It is expected that in shape and perfecting plans ade better condition than slashings es
Mas. C has . E vi . and , Pres.
States 52,252 final homestead en General Carl R. Loop at London,
M rs . L ora H arrington , Sec.
a plant for distilling the oil will be quately to take care of the vast pecially tboee of settlers and small
tries, covering more than ten mil advises the Washington government
P r e s i d e n t loggers. Patrol forces are cleaning
that an experiment is to be made erected at West Stayton and a prof
Educational Organizations and Clubs lion acres of the public domain.
Sproule tells me that Vice-President up fire-traps aad working on trail
During the debate in the House by the postoffice department of the
OQ U I L L E E D U C A T I O N A L
Scott has issued orders to increase and telephone systems.
LE AG U E —Meets monthly at the upon the bill of Representative United Kingdom in the use of plants to other sections built up.
the hours of car shop employes to
Montana conditions are much like
High School Building during the school
motor cycles with sidecar attach-
year for the purpose ol discussing edu Taylor of Colorado, authorizing
full time. As business prospects those of Idaho. There have been
minors of eighteen years or over, to j ments for conveying letters and
grow better undoubtedly further ad no important fires.
hMNA AkDBBSON, Pie«.
homestead and desert land en- parcels in rural districts, and with
E dna M inaku , Bee.
to our forces will be made.”
Oregon has had three or four
Each of the eight Willamette Val
tries, Representative Burke of South:‘ hi« object in view orders have been
O K E E L K LU B —A business men’s
Biash fires with no damage.
ley counties included in the Willam
social organisation. Hall in Laird’ a Dakota, who is shortly to be ad plat ed with domestic firms for tweu
with the Central Pacific dismember The state forester urges continua
building, Second street.
vanced to the Senate, used the ar ty machines.
ment suit, Krutschnitt replied that tion of purposeful slash burning,
A. J. S herwood . Pies.
It is piedicted that in less than a will specialize in some particular
F reu B l a l l i , Bee.
gument that many of the boys serv
the Southern Pacific bad filed its under permit and with full precau
year the horse will have disappeared
O M M E R C IA L CLUB L .H .H azard ing in the navy and marine corps
Clackamas aud Washington answer at Salt Lake City and was tion. He has about 26 men in the
P resident; C. A. H oward ,Secretary are not more than eighteen years from the postal service of the United co.
awuiting further action by the field.
Private patrol associations
old, and that the average is about Kingdom, the makers of motor ve- counties will feature processing United Slates courts.
s I bo began work in May and will
He insisted that those ! hides being so sanguine as to their
‘ ‘ My visit here is of no special have 350 men on duty by July 1.
R A IN S —Leave, south bound 9:00 a.
gave their lives suitability for the work of delivery wool and mohair; Benton county, significance", he continued. " I am
m. and 3:00 p. m. North bound
Throughout the northwest, co
at Vera Cruz were not too young *nd collection It is stated that by minerals; Lane county timber pro merely making one of my regular
i O :40 a. m. and 4 ;40 p. m.
operation between private, state
OATS—Six boats plying on the Co to file on a homestead, and he said ‘ heir use it will be possible to give
inspection trips over the property. and federal forces is more complete
quille river afford ample accommo that he preferred to encourage the ! two deliveries a day in country dis- vegetables; Marion county, hops
I am glad to be back in California than in past years. The Weeks
dation lor carrying freight and psaeen
home, to stay on tricts where there is now only and
one, canned and dried fruits and to greet my friends and acquaintan
gers to Bandon and way points. Boats boys to remain at
law fund, granted by Congress to
I eave at 7 :30, 8 :30, 9 :20 and 9 :C0 a. m. the farm, instead of going into the and at a *ess cost,
and at 1:00, 3 :30 and 4 :45 p. nr..______
while each county will specialize ces and to play a game of golf at Del states with efficient systems, has
army aud navy
He concluded p e t i t i o n i n g i n d r . c o o k ’ s b e -
again given Oregon, Washington,
along these lines, no county will be Monte.”
TAGE—J. L. Laird, proprietor. De
enough for |
parts 5:30 p. m. ior Koseburg via
Idaho and Montana important finan-
Myrtle Point, carrying the United States military service he ought to be able1 .
Aid Progressive Counties
al assistance.Much attention is given
A petition signed by several cttl- sample; in other lines is they wish
mail and pasengers.
to file on the public domain.
, ... . .
by all agencies to lookout stations
, _ ,
zens of Michigan asking Congress
OSTOFFICE.—A. F. Lincgar, post Burke, a Republican, and Taylor, a
• r, r> j
The information comes Irom Port and telephone extension.
_ , to recognize Dr. Frederick A. Cook lacking to disappoint his admirers
master. The mails close as follows:
have been two of the!
land that the State Highway Com all report excellent preparation to
Myrtle Point 8:40 a. m. and 2:36 p. m. Democrat,
as the discoverer of the north pole, or foes.
Marshfield 10:15 a. in. and 4:15 p. m. best friends the homesteaders have .
. , .
mission has recently decided that meet a bad year hut urge earnest
. . .
has been presented to the Senate,
Bandon and way points,7 a m. Norway . . .
s u f f r a g is t s n e v e r s a y d ie
such counties in the state as cooperation by those who use fire
and Aragol2:45 p.in. Eastern mail 4:15
Recently a resolution was tntroduc-
a. m. Eastern mail arrives 10: p. m.
Mrs. Robert M. LaFollette, Miss will provide substantial funds with
both been enemies to what has been , . 0
„ • ,
in the woods Careful handling of
, ed by Senator Poindexter to the
Elsie Hill, daughter of Representa which to build permanent roads
termed by them as " p r o f e s s i o n a l .
.. . „
slashings by settlers, road crews
effect that Congtess investigate Dr.
City and County Officers
tive Hill of Illinois; and Miss Gen will participate in the division ol
Tavlor says that, _ , , , •
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and loggers is agreed to be the
Cook s claims. It is urged in be-
evieve Walsh, daughter of Senator slate road funds. There is still re
Mayor.............................A. T. Morrison "there is no monopoly of agrtcultur-,,
. . .
half of Cook that he has never
most urgent need at this stage of
Recorder........ ............... J. 8. Lawrence al land in the west r today,
. ,. Walsh of Montana, took up the maining in the road funds (170,000
Treasurer......... — ............. R. H. Mast
been given a fait chance to vindt-
. . . . . . .
suffrage cause the other day, at the and the Commission has virtually
City Attorney.............. L. A. Liljeqvist one who has a big farm is trying to;
cate himself, and that the American
Engineer.................... P. M. Hall-Lewis cut it up and , sell
point where the professional suffrag decided that this sum is to be divid
it into smaller
Marshal............................. A. P. Miller
CURRY COUNTY CULUNGS
people have uncharitably accepted
ists and lobbyists left off, and told ed among those counties which have
He adds that a compart-
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Night Marshal ........ Oscar Wicaham tracts.
Water Superintendent S. V. Epperson son of the land laws ol the Domin-1.. . _ ,
Chairman Henry oi the Rules Com already voted road bonds and those
Fire Chie:................................... Walter Oerding , _
(From the Port Orford Tribune)
, , I that Cook was handing the world a
mittee of the house that there was which vote them at the next elec
Councilmen—D. D. Pierce, C. T. Skeels ton of Canada with those of t he: . . . . . , ,
(Delayed in Transmission)
C. I. Kime, G. O. Leach, W. H. Ly United States, shows a great many . . . . .
no reasonable excuse why his Com tion. This means that counties
ons, O. C. Sanford. Regular meetings
! the butt of national ridicule in pre-
Preliminary work is under way
. . .
, mittee should not put the question which are to be aided in hard-sur
first and third Mondays each month. more liberal teatures in the system .
ference of giving him the simple
for the construction of the new
of votes for women squarely before face road building from the state
of occupation in Canada than are! . ,
, , ,,
Justice of the Peace......... J. J. Stanley found in our own homestead laws.
Congress at this session. Henry is this year are:
Constable ........... .......... Ned C. Kelley
The Loucks' saw mill started saw-
At the investigation before the Sen ' c o l o n e l R o o s e v e l t in w a s h i n g - from Texas and is one of the bul and Columbia with the possible ad
iog lumber Monday.
One of the
warks of the Democratic caucus dition of Clakamas and Marion.
County Judge.................. John T. Hall ate in January Mr. William J W hite,!
Commissioners—W. T. Dement, Geo. J. in charge of the immigration move-
Colonel Roosevelt swooped down system. He told the ladies that no
James Watson ment to Canada, testified that 800,- Ion the Capital, showed the Nation legislation would be considered that
Sheriff.................................W. W. Gage 000 citizens of the United States al Geographic Society his new river did not have the approval of the
During the past week Supervisors
T. M. Dimmick
At Amity, Marion Conuty, there Boice aud Marsh have been doing
T. J. Thrift had gone to Canada to take up dropped in at the National Museum caucus, ‘ and that therefore they
School Supt............. Raymond E. Baker lands. The United States has just and looked at all bis old friends must be content to wait until next has just been received a herd of reg some excellent work with the road
A. N. Gould
Coroner............................F. E. Wilson discovered that the Canadian gov- that fell betore his gun in Africa, session The suffragists ba veconclud- istered Holstein dairy :tock, bought scraper between town and Elk river,
Health Officer............ Dr. Walter Culin ernment has been spending between talked with a multitude of the ed that this is true,but the women in Michigan, and said to he the and thin part of the road now looks
$60,000 and (70,000 a year in ad- country’s biggest politicians, and mentioned above know the game best lot of dairy cattle in Oregon. more like a California boulevard
vertising in the states along the turned national politics upside down of politics, and when Congress re The herd consists of 18 heifers and than a Curry county road.
Societies will get the very best
border, and the greater part ot the al! in a few hours
This is the convenes in December they will he one registered bull.
A taxidermist and his wife, from
of this bull is said to have a record
money has gone into the "pa’ent Colonel’s second trip to Washington at the door of the Democratic cau of 909 pounds of butter in a single Coquille, passed down the coast last
at the office o f Coquille Herald
insides” of country newspap< rs. since he was President, and for ex- cus demanding that that their case year. Cost of the herd, including week on tbeir way to the Stack
transportation, amounted (0(5,500 Yards country on upper Chetco.
Now since the horse has Lei n stolen citing incidents there is nothing be put on the calendar.
<iJob Printing — N e w prerses
new material and experienced
workmen. A guarantee that
Herald printing w ill please
For O ne Day’s Rest
A bill is being drafted for the
initiative in the alleged interest of
Sabbath keeping, and is in charge
of a committee of the federal council
of churches and the federation of
labor. The text of the bill is as
Section 1. It is declared to be
the public policy of the State of
Oregon that each and every person
of either sex employed for wages as
hereinafter specified, shall be allow
ed a petiod of rest of at least one
day of 24 consecutive hours, in
each and every calendar week, to
permit said person to improve his
or her physical, mental and moral
condition, to the end that the gen
eral welfare may be promoted and
the general health, intelligence, up
rightness and usefulness of citizens
Section 2. Every employer of
persons of either sex for wages,
whether such employer be an indi
vidual, partnership or corporation,
engaged in carrying on in this state
manufacturing, mercantile, or pub
lic utility business, or any other
business conducted for profit shall
allow each person, except those
exempted in section 3 hereof, em
ployed in such manufacturing, mer
cantile, or public utility business
or any other business conducted for
profit, at least one day consisting
of 24 consecutive hours of rest in
each and every caleudar week.
This act shall not
apply to janitors, watchmen, or
employes whose duties include no
work in excess of two consecutive
hours of labor on the day allotted
for their rest period.
The proposed bill goes on to
state that the employer shall keep a
time book, with the names of every
employe in it and the hours worked,
for the inspection ot the labor com
missioner, and provides a penalty
for the violation of the act.
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Epworth League Contest
The Epworth League of the M.
E. Church baa organized for a con
test to be held through June, July
and August. The two divisions are
the Reds, captained by John Assen,
and the Whites, captained by Mrs.
Jas. Richmond. Through June the
contest will be for new members,
while something else will be provid
ed for the other two months. The
victors of two out of the three con
tests will be the final winners. Just
what will be the penalty for the los
ers has not been decided.
Hla Steady Jab.
This happened to a social worker.
Bbe had been Interested In the case ot
a needy family. The father bad been
"aent up" several times for short term»
for minor offenses, hot was now sup
posed to be "out*' amt working at a
steady Job. One day she thought to
“ I haven't seen your father for aome
time," she remarked to the eleven-year-
"W hat is he doing
•’l think he'» doin’ a year, mum."—
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