T he C oquille H erald VOL. 33. PER YEAR $1.50 COQUILLE, COOS COUNTY, OREGON, TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 1915. NO. 18 CITY DIRECTORY FROM THF NATIONAL CAPITAL GERMAN PRISONERS TAKEN IN BCLG UM. If You Have Any News Get It to the Editor Fraternal and Bendbolent Order Events of Interest Reported K. * A. M.—Regular meeting ol For The Herald • Chadwick Lodge No. 88 A. F . & A. A M.. at Maaonic Hall, every Haiurday night in each month on or before the full moon. D. I). P i u c i , W. M. K. H . M ast , Secrotary. 0 . C h aplerN o. il, second and fourtn Frhlay evetnngs o( eacli uionth, in Ma* sonie Hall. M abv A. P ikrck , W. M. A nna L awkknce Se c., T l). O. F .—Coquille Loi)#« No. 53,1. O. 1 . O. F ., mecta every Satunlay mght n Odd Fellowa Hall. C. H . C lkavbb , N. O. J . JL -t.AWKKNCK, Bec. AM1F. RK BEK A H LODGE, No. 20 I. O. O. F .. meeta every second ami fourth Wednesday nights in Odd Fellows Hall. E mily H h u s k y , N. G, M A nnik L a w k k n c k . S e c . /'■'OQ OILLE ENCAM PM ENT, No. 25 W I. O. O. F ., meets the firatand third Thursday nights in Odd Fellows Hall. J . S. B arton , C. P. J . S.L awkknck , Sec. L " NIGHTS Of , , U Lodge No. 72, meeta Tuesday nights in \V. O. W. H all. . , It. R. W a tso n , K R . S. O. A. M in t on y b . C. C. i j YTHIAN SISTER S—Justus Temple 1 No. 35, meets first and Third Mon day nights iu W. O. W. Hall. Mss. G bokok D a v i s , M. E . C. Mns. F rkd L i . n koak , K. of U ed M E N —Coanille Tribe No. 40 , 1 . R O. R. M„ meets every Friday night In W. O. W. Hall. J . S. B arton , Sachem. A. P . M il i . kk . C. of R. W. A. -R eg u lar meetings of Bea- • ver Camp No. 10,550 in M. W . A. Hall, Front street, first and third Sat urdays in each month. C. D. H u d s o n , onsu 1. L l H. I rvin k , le rk. N. A .—Regular meeting of Laurel . amp No. 2972 at M. W . A . Hall, R Fronti street, second and fourth Tues day n Khts in each month. M ar y K k r n , O racle. E dna K kl l ky , Ree. Ñm 197, O. W .— Myrtle amp a meets every Wednesday W p. in. a t W . O. W. Hall. at / 30 Lee Currie, C. C. J ohn I. kn kvk , Sec. 'V EN IN G T ID E C IR C LE No. 214, L meets second and fourth Monday nights in W. O. W. Hall. O ka X . M aury , G. N. M ary A. P ikrck , Clerk. t ¿ F a r m e r s u n i o n .— R eg ular ■ • «* r ings second and fourth Saturdays in each month in W. O. W. Hall. F ra n k B c r k h o l d k r , Pres. O. A. M i nto ny b , Sec. A T E R N A L AID No. 398, meets the F 'R second and fourth Thursdays each month at W. O. W . Hall. M rs . C h a s . K v l a n d , Pres. M rs . L ora H akkington , Sec. Educational Organizations and Clubs / a t) QUILL E EDUCATIONAL L EA G U E —Meets monthly at the High School Building during the school year lot the purpoae ol discussing edu cational topics. R rna A bu krs on , P ie s . E on * M i nab u , Sec. K E E L K LU B—A business men s K O social organization. Hall in L a ir d s building, Second street. A. J . S h k r w o o d . P .es. F rkd S l « ulk , rie». C 1 it (By J. E- Jones.) HOLDING THE HEAR’S TAIL Fornur President Taft has been in Washington, and he has told a Committee of Congress that he. “ is in a position to s?y what he be-! lieves.” He is "dead against” ; turning the Fiiipiuos loose, and re-I calls that when P’ -sideul McKinley sent him to the Isands as Governor I General that lie told him "we havei got the bear bj the tail and we must stay and bold it.” Mr Tail is of the same opinion still, and be P h oto by A m erican Presa A ssociation . quotes some of bis native friends in the Islands as haring said: "Your steamers would noi go around Cor or of inferior grade when they reach portant legislation now is planned regidor Island before the throat-cut the consumers. and written in the executive branch ting would begin.” He added that of government and forced through F I G H T I N G OV ER JO B S “ I verily believe that to be true.” Congress partly by the aid of pat- The most harmless thing the Sen ronage ” He expresses the belief The former President says that 90 per ceut ol tbe people ol the Islands ate can do is to fight with the Pres that "Such a procedure is a menace are unfit for self-government, and ident over jobs. Of course the re to popular and representative gov- that such a policy if put into effect sults may be disappointing to the ernment— it is the beginning of a would lead to a duplication of what fellows who are not confirmed, but dictatorship.” is taking place in Mexico today. that is of negligible consequence. BUSY BOONTING T H E BE LG IAN He says it will be thirty years be The President is following in the Even the immigration bill as it foot steps of his predecessors, fore the Filipino will he capable of passed the Senate exempts the Bel Messrs Roosevelt and Talt, in mak assuming their own responsibilities ing recess appointments, thereby gians and the farmers from that with reference to government. keeping some of his friends in office. country can come into the United RALLV ROUND T H E P R E S I D E N T The Senate proposes to investigate States, no matter whether qualified There has been no cessation rf this method ot “ beating them to or not, under tbe general terms ot discussion in Washington concern it.” and a committee has been ap the aot, which carries a provision ing the President's note of protest pointed to look into tbe matter for literary test. Tbe American against British interference with people are sympathetic lor all the W E S T E R N R AILR OAD S TO B E HEARD neutral ships and cargoes. Not for war-stricken people of Europe, but No doubt the western railroads a long time has there been any such their hearts bleed most profusely display of unanimity in and out of have been greatly encouaged by the for the Belgians— do matter wheth Congress as the announcement of success of the eastern roads in get er it is neutral or not. this step by tbe Administratiou has ting an increase in rates, and they called forth. It has been known have arranged with tbe Interstate A Pendleton Manufacturer of for some lime that the work of pre Commerce Commission to give them toilet preparations makes a house to a bearing of their grievances, and paring diplomatic representations house canvass to introduce her line, on this subject was under way, but the matter will be taken up in Chi and gives a free treatment at an up- the strong tone and plain language cago next month. The petition to-date beauty parlor to each pur employed have surprised and de from the western roads differs from chaser. lighted—supporters as well as crit that of the easterners in that it does ics of the foreign policy of the A d not ask for a horizontal raise, but ministration. It has come as a increases based upon traffic condi great relie: to the members ot Con tions and upon the movemen' of in gress who have been trying to ex dividual classes and commodities. plain to their indignant constitu Tbts is alleged to amount to Irom ents whose shipments were held up two to three per cent in some cases or interfered with by Erttish cruis to at high as twenty-five per cent ers why nothing was being done in in other instances. The petitions response to their complaints. Sen will be vigorously contested hy ator Walsh, of Montana, whose many of the western states. These railroad rate hearings are state has been especially hard hit by important beyond the mere fact that the practical stoppage of the copper trade with neutral countries, ex they are the basis of a readjustment pressed the prevailing view of Eng of rates, as they demonstrate that land’s motives when he called at there is a proper tribunal lor the tention to the tact that her course settlement of such matters. Form was giving British concerns an ov- erly it was a case of "jockeying” erwhelming advantage in corapet with legislatures and Congressmen GRAVES OF ENGLISH SOLDIERS IN FRANCE. L . H . H azard , , , . President; C. A. H o w a r d , Secretary m g for the trad e h eretofore o m m e r c ia l uluo . in the F E D E R A L T E L E P H O N E BI L L bands oi the neutrals. Congressman Lewis ol Maryland Transportation Facilities “jumped into” the parcel post bat A NATURAL SUGGESTION tie just after it had been won by RAINS—Leave, south botimi 9.00 a. It was entirely natural that the James L Cowles and other veterans m. and 3 :00 p defeat of the piohibition measure in who bad spent a quarter of a cen , 1 ) :40 a. m. and 4 ;40 p. m. t h e House o f Eepreeentatives tury in fighting for the reform, and »OATS—Six boats plying on the Oo- 13 quille river afTord’ample aeemumo- should be followed by the sugges- shrieked loudly: "See, I did it.” dation lor carrying freight and tjQ|] , ba( Qong ress might apply pro The strange part of all is that he uers to Bandoli and way points. hibition to tbe District ol Columbia. got away with the claim, and a I eave at 7 :30, 8 :30, 9 :20 and 9 £ 0 and at 1 :00, 3 :30 ami 4 :45 p. nr.. There is an old saying that experi whole lot of misguided people have C*TAGE—J . L. Laird, proprietor. De- ments should first be "tried out on ever since been calling him tbe O part« 5 :3 0 p. in. for Kaseburg via Myrtle Point,carrving the United Slates the dog,” and since the early seven "Father oTthe Parcel Post.” Now mail and pasengers. ties Congress has been using the Mr. Lewis declares that "w e are ryOriTOFFIGE — A. F . Linegar, poet District ot Columbia for that pur going to keep at this government i c master. The mails close as follow*: pose. The result is that Washing ownership proposition of telegraph Myrtle Point 8 :4 0 a. m. ami 2:35 p. 1 1 1 . Marshfield 10:15 ». m. and 4:15 p. ui. ton has become a sort of commer and telephone lines the same as we Bandon and way points,7 a m. Norway cial morgue, and such a thing as did with tbe parcel post until we anti A ragolJ:45 p . m . Eastern mail 4:15 public spirit is as scarce as British win ” The whole spirit of modern a. in. Eastern mail arrives 10: p. ni. enthusiasm in Berlin. Congress effort in governmental lines is be City and County Officers has provided the most inane excise ing devoted to securing better re \|ayor .............................. A. T. Morrison laws for the District, and it is con sults from the regulation of tne R ecorder....................................................J - ». Lawrence T reasu rer...................................R- H. Mast tinously tearing up the local ma domestic affairs of the country, and City Attorney L. A. Liljeqvist chinery of misgovernment so that it is doubtful if there is more than Engineer ................... f- M. Hall-Lewis Marshal ...................................A. P. Miller few people will confess that they a corporal’s guard in Congress that N i g h t Marshal..................Oscar W ick I ihui are actual residents ol Washington, could be mustered in favor of a W ater Superintendent S. V. Epperson — —• , W. 0 . Chase which though a deligbtiul "parlor government plan for telephone lines, Fire Ohiet.......... Councilmen — D. I). Pierce, L. r. rikeels of the n a tio n ,” does not even per telegraph lines, clothes lines, rail C. I. Kime, G. O. Leach, W . H. Ly- P erh ap s ons, O. C. Sanford. Regular meetings m it its citizen s to vote roads, or any similur proposition. first and third Mondays each month. tbe people o f the D istrict of C o lu m The federal government as ad bia m igh t be willing to adopt p ro ministered under the last three Ad Ju stice of the Peace........... J . J . 8tanley Constable..............................Ned C. Kelley hib ition , and tty it o u t, it they had ministrations is proud of its accom an y say in the m atter. B u t th ey | plishments with reference to regul County Judge John T. Hall h ave no voice in their ow n aflairs, I ating and "busting” the trusts; Commissioners—W. T. Dement,Geo. J . and tbey d eclate th at C o n g ress has and the thought of the day is to se- Armstrong with . Jam es Watson no moral right to apply legislation . cure ,>jr and ,,qaare ,ef?isIati Clerk .......... -.. W. W. Gage to them that they cannot command reprfssioD when nece„ aty, through Sheriff........... .. .............T. M. Dimmick Treasurer ___ #ucb ageodes „ the In,ersUte Com- Assessor............ .................... T. J . Thrift for the whole people. r School Supt. Surveyor Coroner Health Officer Raymond E . Baker ....... A. N. Gc tld K. E . Wilson Dr. W alter Culin violation of law declared forfeited, Appointment of assistant attorney general to assist the local district attorney at a salary Sf not over $200 a month is provided, but legislature may change flat salary to fee sys- tem- Fines collected under the law go to the county in which conviction is obtained Negligent officials may be re moved by civil action. Private citizens may employ at torneys with their own funds to be recognized as associate counsel in prosecuting violations Prosecuting officers are authoriz ed to swear witnesses and to make them sign their testimony. Relusal of witnesses to be sworn is construed a misdemeanor subject to fine. Exact definition of liquor sold is not required in complaint, and trial be had as on one count. State has light ol appeal on legal questions. Physicians or pharmacists con victed more than once of violating law will have licenses revoked. Fines become lien on property in which violation took place. Copy of internal revenue stamp prima facie evidtnee of sale. "It is not enough for a large com munity that advertising should be correctly used to stimulate business and to promote general prosperity. The home newspaper is a social and intellectual thing as well as a med ium of busiuess. One cannot serve the community better than by see ing that interesting items get to tbe editor. Tbe editor is no mind reader call him up and tell him To do so is tbe neighborly thing, the kindly thing— a courtesy not to tbe publisher alone but to every one in tbe district who might he in terested in your little item ” Whenever Eric W. Allen, head of the department of journalism at the University of Oregon, speaks tn a town, he urges the citizens to get behiod their home paper in both a business and a news way on the ground that the newspaper can be made a wonderful agency for build ing up a community," Mr. Allen means not merely the community whose business men are prospering, and whose laborers ate all at work, but the community that is a teal social and intellectual center. He looks to the home paper as tbe most powerful means within reach of bringing about this kind ol "suc cess.” “ If you can once get all your people into the way of voluntarily pouring these interesting scraps of news into the weekly paper, you will add immensely to the general friendliness of tbe community," says Mr, Allen. "Y o u will be helping to make your town the kind of place where people want to stay and to which former residents will want to come back. ‘ So try to get ideas into tne pa per. Write a little for it once in a while. Don’ t let the editor do all the thinking for tbe town. If you T H E h e n DOES H E R p a r t | merce Commission. It has been established that the j e v il po w er of pa tro n a g e American hen lays $700,000,000 Senator Borah wants direct elec- worth ot eggs every year, and they tion of all public officials, and in are nearly all good. But one out of commenting upon the tact that the every ten is broken in shipment, President appoints officials "by and and three of the remaining nine are with the advice and consent of the so badly handled that they are stale Senate,” says that as a result "im- F b o to v c o p y r ig h t 1914. b y A m e ric a n P re s e A ss o c ia tio n . publish ideas, you start others to Proposed Provisions Expenditures for Labor thinking, and you raise by just so of Prohibition Law by Oregon Fanners STATE INDUSTRIAL REVIEW Compiled by State Bureau of Industries and Statistics Springfield tax levy reduced 5.4 mills. Eugene improvements for 1914 total $750.000. The Cottage Grove tax levy is 12 mills less than 1914. Lane county is promoting the sugar beet industry. Irving farmers are boosting tne sugar beet industry. baker county mining output for 1914 was $1,500,000. Prosperity is in the air but it has not got q o w u to earth. A. C. Ruby, Portland stock man, builds $25,000 residence. Oregon canneries report a good market lor their prodnets. Baker— This city spent $200,000 on new buildings to 1914. Albany— W. B Glafke establishes a branch wholesale house here. Condon- Bids are being taken for a new Congregational church. Tax reduction in Polk county amounts to $115,901 below 1914. Eugene— Socialists are initiating a bill for a large municipal market. Richland— Drs. S a n d e r s and Eastland will build a general hos pital. Three new bridges on tbe Col umbia highway to Astoria will cost $40,000. Canby— Three new residences un der construction and three more planned. The Southern Pacific shops have re-opened at three places employing 1200 men Guy Laffollette is the new owner of the Crook County Journal at Prinevllle. Oregon City— Crown-WilUmette Paper mills have made places far 33 more men Central Oregon Irrigationists will ask the state to appropriate $1,350,- 000 for projects. Eugene— Lane county tax levy reduced three mills and $108 399 cut from budget. Newport— Ed Stocker wiil re move a sawmill plant from Philo math near this place. Salem—Seventy men with fam ilies have been set to work digging sewer ditches in North Salem. The local brick manufacturers at Eugene won out on the armory con tract over convict made brick The Noith Bend Manufacturing Co is getting out $15,000 myrtle wood novelties lor tbe Panama Fair. Plans are complete for the $100,• 000 hotel to be erected by Mayor Simpson and associates at North Bend. The program of tbe Multnomah delegation to cut off a million dol lars fixed charges will reduce state taxes one mill. much the general level ot intelli gence. “ Encourage the home paper to be a business, social and intellectual center of the community. It will One ot the plausible things to richly repay.” come before the legislature is a ------- ------------------- -- « > » *—------------------------- state institution for the care of crip The Creed of the Country pled children. Definition is broad enough to in- Washington, D. C.— Fifty-three elude not only familiar varieties of per cent, or 24,229 of the farmers intoxicating liquors but beer pow- Qf Oregon, employ hired help, and ders, etc. their annual expenditure for this Anything containing more than item is approximately $11,102.000 one-half of 1 per cent ot alcohol in according to a report which has tended as a beverage is defined as just been issued by the Bureau of “ intoxicating liquor.” Census. Ten years ago the 5 early Rural life is coming into its own Home manufacture ol wines, cid expenditure for labor by farmers of and county life is beginning to be er or vinegar permitted— but it can this state amounted to $4,843,000 appreciated again after several de not be sold. and tbe increase within a decade cades of disfavor and neglect. The Sale of sacramental wine permit has been 129 per cent. Eighty-two lollowing creed, which is being ted on order ol clergymen. per cent ol the amount paid for la adopted as the slogan of various Drug stores cannot sell whiskey bor by Oregon larmets is cash. boys’ and girls’ clubs throughout — even on prescription of physician. For continental United States the the rural section of the United Licensed physicians may adminis yearly labor expenditure is more States, shows that the thought life ter but not prescribe. than $651,000.000 and 46 per cent of the countryis being directed in Taking of orders forbidden. of the farmers hire labor There to its natural channels: Giving away ot liquor, when in are nearly 3,000 000 farmers in the " I believe that the country which tended as a law evasion, forbidden, ¡country that employ hired hands Goa made is more beautiful than Club locker-room forbidden _____ ------------- ¡the city which man made; that life Only original consignee may ie out of doors and in touch with the j Telegraph Office at Mapleton ceive liqour from without the state I earth is the natural life ol man. I Quantity that may be received at believe that work is work wherever The Western Union telegraph any one time from without the I find it, but that work with nature state within four weeks limited to office was opened for .business at is more inspiring than work with five gallons spirituous or vinous I liquors and 20 gallons of malt li Mapleton Tuesday and now an or-1 ,he most intricate machinery. dinary message from Eugene to (fa<lt the dignity of labor de- quors only upon what you d0i No habitual drunkard may im that city will cost 25 cents, whereas port liquor from without the state. it was formerly 95 cents. Messages bn, on bnw you do jt; ,hat oppor. Places where liquors are manu to and from Florence may now be tut>.4y comes to a boy on the farm factured, sold or given away be come common nuisances. This sec- sent by wire between Eugene and as often as to a boy in tbe city, and tion covers motorboats and antomo- Mapleton and conveyed by boat on that life is larger and freer and hap biles when they are not common the Siuslaw river or repeated over a pier on the farm than in town.” farmer’s telephone line between carriers A search and seizure system is Mapleton and Florence. It is prob Take your subscriptions for all a wan ant which may be r'htai'n obtained by any citizen able that the W. U. line will soon papers and periodicals to Folsom's be extended to Florence.— Eugene Confectionery, and save expenre, from proper authorities. trouble and risk. All intoxicating liquors lound iu ; Register. The resources of Oregon and Agricultural education are to be ad vanced by an O. A. C. college quartet going east to give concerts. Grants Pass is pushing for three new industries in 1915— a beet sug ar factory, a custom mill to crush ore, and a plant to prepare lime rock for fertilizer. Oregon Pictures Wanted University of Oregon— Donations oi clear-cut photogragbs of natural scenes in Oregon are wanted by the geological department o: the State University. They are to be part of an exhibit that is being arranged for the new quarters of tbe Condon geological museum. River scenes, mountian views, pictures showing sea beaches and cliff, and pictures of waterfalls and geological formations are especially desired. Good photographs of min ing scenes will also be welcomed. Where these donations of pictures are made by professional photogra phers, th< exhibit will contain the name of the donor; and so wiil all other donations where the giver makes known the wish.