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About Coquille herald. (Coquille, Coos County, Or.) 1905-1917 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 23, 1915)
T h e C o q u ille H e r a ld 'Marshfield
* or,h BenJ and and
the business section
PUBLISHED EVEBY TCB8DAY
ot the former town will soon grow
Taking the long
F.nterwl as second class matter May to the railroad.
8 , 1005. at tlie post office at (.'oquille, look ahead, the two towns which
Oregon, underact ol Congress of March
now give themselves such airs of
great importance will only be parts
P. C. LEVAR, Lessee.
o f tb same big city. T n t idea that
the railroad must tun down the
Devoted to the material and social
upbuilding of the Coquille Valley par street in front of your store was
ticularly and cf Coos County generally. abandoned in Coquille some years
Subscription, $1.50 per year in advance ago, and the railroad was given
every inducement to get off from
Phone Main 381.
Front street, to the great benefit of
The trouble with the
T H E U N H E E D E D LESSO N
It does not take a coroner’s jury Coos Bay people is that they do not
to tell the cause of the lamentable seem able to see beyond the ends of
loss of life in the fire at Bunker Hill their own noses.
The building was a bre trap, as is North Bend both see visions of
nearly every other structure ot themselves as real c'ties without fig
more than one story in Coos county. uring on the area of land which
This may have been a "bad one,” such a city must occupy. A city of
but it is no worse than scores of 50,000 will cover the whole penin
others. In fact, it appears tc have sula, and will take in Empire, as
been better, for there was one tire well as both North Bend and Marsh
Yet each town, apparently,
escape, and that is one more than field
most ol our loclg^pg houses are pro figures on becoming a city of 50,000
vided with. The experience is at or more in its own little restricted
wavs the same in such cases
A cabbage patch.
As for the new report quoted
fire starts in the lower part ol the
the Herald takes little stock
building; the stairway forms a fine
W e believe that the main
and becomes at once impassable; in it
the halls fill with smoke and flame, line will go from the bridge up Po
and the only escape for inmates of ny inlet and across country toward
the rooms is through the windows. Bandon. The idea held so tena
Ten thousand times has this beeu ciously by some that the main line
demonstrated in woodeu buildings; will follow the existing road up in
yet architects and lawmakers seem to the hills at the head o f the south
incapable ol learning the simple fork of the Coquille, and then climb
lesson. H id the Bunker Hill build across a mountainous country to
ing been provided in every bedroom get back to the coast again does not
with a knotted rope, securely fast look worthy of serious consider
ened at one end and long enough to atiou.
reach the ground, probably no life
would have been lost. It is unreas
onable to severely blame the owners
or lessee of the building
simply took chances with the lives
of their guests, as the owner or les
see of every other similar building
in the country is taking chances,
while their guests stand for it with
a beautiful optimism, and the law
makers and authorities close their
eyes. There is an old building in
Marshfield today, sitting on the
corner of two of the business streets
which everyone speaks ol and has
been speaking o f for years as a hope
less and inexcusable firetrap. out of
which no person could escape if
caught in the upper stories by a fire
well started below
On the lower
floor is a restaurant, prolific source
In the same block is a
street front is prettily decorated
with fire escapes.
comes up in the middle o f the build
ing. Siart a fire below, and before
the guests can be aroused a column
of flame will fill this flue to the roof
and half o f the guests will be shut
off from the fire escapes, while the
surrounding buildings will handi
cap the firemen in reaching their
windows. Perhaps a coroner’ s ver
diet would furnish solace for the
surviving friends and relatives.
One straw which indicates the
encouraging growth among the
American people of the habit of
thinking for themselves was noticed
a few days ago in the Marshfield
were there on an unsuccessful quest
of work: yet in the discussion go
ing on only one out o f the eight
blamed President Wilson for the
present hard times. It has not been
so very many years since every Re
publican in a similar gathering
would have been abusing Wilson
and every Democrat defending him
-with the tariff hovering over all.
On M igratory Birds
Woman’s Study Club
Seven Persons Perish
(Continued from page 1 )
At noon on Wednesday Coione
Wilson impaneled a jury made up
of Walter Condron, Fred Messerle,
CharlesStauff, Wm. Grimes, Archie
Johnson and A . H. Lewis.
examined many witnesses, visiting
the scene of the fire several times
and also the hospital, in quest of
Ou Saturday they
brought the following verdict.
W e, the ju ry, find that he or
they came to his or their death in
the early morning ot February 1 7 ,
19 15 , about 2 :10 a. in , ol suffoca
tion and burns, caused by fire in a
building known as the C. A Smith
Lumber and Manufacturing Co.
boarding house, located in that sec
tion of Marshfield known as Bunker
Hill, leased and operated by George
W . Craig. Origin ot this fire un
known to this jury.
It will be noted that the question
of responsibility is not touched up
on. It is given out that a supple
mentary report of their findings, in
extended detail, will be given in a
A supplementary report was be
ing prepared yesterday, and it was
expected that it would be made pub
lic today, covering the condition
ORIGIN OF A PHRASE.
of the building relative to the mat
Greeley W a i Not the First to 8 iy , "Go ter of fire protection.
West, Young Man.”
Joseph Brooker, the man who was
Who said, ‘‘Go west, young man?”
T%e phrase has often been credited to thought to have been in the build
Horace Greeley, but he was n. t the ing but no trace of whose remains
first to use it and once denied that he could be found, was located at Wag
said it. It was written by John B L.
Soule, a brilliant young man who ed ner and called back to Marshfield to
ited the T erre Haute Express in give his evidence before the coro
Richard W . Thompson of ner’s jury.
Yesterday the Wotnau’s Study
Club held another interesting meet-
ing in the City Library.
the program was a paper by Mrs.
Epperson, ou "The Epanoh Iuva-
veiler and the Mexican King.’’ Mrs.
Springer came next with one on “ L 1
Noche Trieste, ’ and Mrs. An lerson
followed with " ju on T h e Kitalr-
bailment of Spanish ltule
The Aztecs are conquered, but, as
an outside friend puts it, "not quite
worn to a fruzzle” — therefore at the
next meeting, March 8 , there will
be a paper ou "Details of the Con
quest.” There will also be papers
on "Three Centuries Under the
Spanish Yoke," and "The Church
in the Time of the Viceroys.
A t the close of the lesson in Do
mestic Science each member wus
called upon to g iv e a little talk on
‘ Mv Pet Economy.’’
wns so satisfactory that hereafter
this feature will be a part of every
lesson. At the next meeting the
class will be prepared to recite from
“ Atwater.s Calculation,’ ’ on page
48 of the text book, to the end of
the chapter, and the members will
nave read up on "Farmers’ Bulletin
5S Skin Troubles
C. J. r U H R M A N
Coquille Boy is Strong
At the inter-collegiate strength
tests receutly curried ou at the Or
egon Agricultural college, Earl Wil
ley, of this city, carried off the high
honors with a mark of 1444.7 points.
That this is • mighty good record
is realized when it is known that
Yale’s strongest man just estab
lished a record with 1448.fi points
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SUNDAY SERVICES IN
PR E S B Y T E R IA N CHURCH.
Services Sunday at 11 a. m. And
8 p. m.
Sunday School at 10 a. m.
M. L Church
Sunday school at 10 a. m.
Preaching at 11 a in .and 7:30 p.m.
Epworth League at 6:45 p. m.
Bible Study at the Parsonage Mon
Prayer meeting Thursdays at
7:30 p. m.
C. H . B r y a n , Pastor.
O A V I N G bought the plant of the Co-
* * quille Mill and Mercantile Com
pany, the undersigned is now prepared
to fill all orders for any kind of
C H U R C H O F C H R IS T.
Prayer Meeting Wednesday, 7:30
Sunday school at 10 a m.
Christian Endeavor at 6:30 p. m.
Morning Subject, “ Tbe Poverty of
Christ and Riches of the Stints”
Evening Subject "Tue Unrecord
ed Teaching of Christ During tbe
The Public is cordially invited to
all of these services.
East Fork Items
I Will Give $100»
III Fail to Cure
W. F. McDermott, Pastor.
Saturday night about twenty-five
Prayer meeting Wed. 7:30 p m.
members of the Coquille Rod dr
Choir practice Thurs. 7:30 p. m
Gun Club met at the Coquille Club
AN ALCOHOLIC ENIGMA.
Mr. Golden visited the Dora and
J. E. W a l b e c k , Pastor.
Rooms to hear Mr. E S. Cattron,
Brewster schools last week.
Fewer Persons Seem to Drink, Yet
of the Bureau of Biological Suryey
More Liquor Is Consumed.
Dr. F. Covell, of Cottage Grove
ST. JA M B S E P IS C O P A L .
and the U. S. District Inspector of
I t ts the testimony o f the Internal came in over the Coos Bay wagon
Services firs t and th ird Sundays
Oregon, Washington and Idaho, revenue receipts o f our own govern road bound for Baudon.
ment that, not withstanding the note
deliver a lecture on migratory birds. worthy extension o f the dry areas hy
Mr. McCurdy and others of Co e v e ry Sunday at 10 a. m.
Mr. Cattron is an eloquent speak reason o f state wide prohibitions and
You are hraitlly wile*, at '.
quille, went out over the Coos Bay
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er and understands his subject thor local option laws, consumption o f a l
wagon road to Roseburg.
coholic liquor has greatly Increased.
oughly. He made a very interest
of Real Property on Foreclosure
I 11 addition to the dry areas establish
surrey would be a sorry before they
ing speech and dwelt mostly on the ed by political action iw e use the term
got over the mountain,
Notice is hereby given, That by vir
preservation of our game birds In In its broad sense) there has been wide
tue of an execution duly issued out oT
William Culbertson and Marion the Circuit Court of the State of Ore
promotion o f personal abstinence be
speaking of the Federal laws go v
cause o f rules against drinking estab Miller made a trip to Coquille.
gon, for the County of Coos and to me
erning these birds, he put it in this lished by large employers o f labor,
directed on the 13th day of February 1
Mrs. Ballinger of Daniel’s creek 1915 upon a judgment and decree duly I
manner: "W h en a change is desir who realize the wisdom o f guarding
rendered, entered of record and docket- I
able, it will be found that the law is the safety o f employees and the pub is visiting her mother, Mrs. Thomas, ed In and by said Court on the 14th day I
lie against accident, as well as pro
M O RE R A IL R O A D D O PE
January 1915 in a certain suit then in
flexible and easily adjusted to meet looting general efficiency.
said Court pending, wherein W. H.
While in North Bend last week
W e know that In nddttion to these
Coll Harry thinks that be is up Bunch was plaintiff and Adolph (i Raab
present or future conditions ”
the editor of the Herald heard some
Mr. Cattron says that there is little powerful Influences there has grown against a big it, or else things are and Charlotte E. Itaab, his wife, and:
up a social opposition to intemperate
James Magee were defendants in favor
railroad talk that seemed to have
chance, he thinks, of getting our habits that has a wholesome effect coming his way wrong end to. I d of plaintiff and against said defendants
made quite a hit there, but which,
duck law for this particular locality against overindtllgence In intoxicating the last three or four weeks two of by which execution 1 am commanded to
sell the property in said execution and
so far as we have observed, has uol
extended. He points out that if a liquors and In favor o f total abstinence his cows each broke a leg and one hereinafter described to pay the sum
In any circle o f acquaintances the per
found its way into print.
due the plaintiff of Seven Hundred
change were made for us, every sistent drinkers the men who "m ake
Twenty and 18-100 Dollars, with inter
It was stated that a man who was
sm all couuty in the United States a business o f It " —do not appear to be were so badly injuied that they had est thereon at the rate of eight per
certainly in a position to know
to be killed; then one day while be cent, per annum from the 14th day of
would clamor for a change also, and
: Ises In con
January 1915 until paid together with
The question uatur.
what he was talkiug about but
that it can be clearly seen that this sequence. W here does
cosj s an(] disbursements of said suit
lie liquor go, was splitting wood, he made a miss- j
whose name will not be given here,
- o f popula- cue and cut his band so badly that taxed at $ . . . . and an Attorney fee of
would s im p ly tangle the laws up in and who uses It? In
and costs and expenses of said
had told a friend that the plan of
oot account the thumb was uearly cut off at the
such a manner that the Federal law tlon In the wet areas
execution. I will on Saturday the 20th
for all o f I t —Plttsbui'i
the Southern Pacific, which had
ball. Is it possible that the Ger day of March 1915 at the hour of 10
would be of no use.
o’clock A. M. of said day at the Front
been fully decided upon, for its en
mans are after Coll?
Mr. Cattron’s speech was appre j
door of the County Court House in Co
trance into and exit from North
An Earl's Duel V/ith a Butler.
Coos County, Oregon, sell at
dated by all as it certaiuly enlight- |
Aland the middle o ' the last century |
public auction to the highest bidder for
Bend would place that town square
ened a g o o d many on certain chau-| the Lord Itosebery o f that time was lu the McKiuley school was home for cash in hand on the day of sale, all the |
ly on the main line of the road, even
right, title, interest and estate which
ges in the law and of the new laws j Paris, ami lu paC: ; a <11 one day ho the week end.
I said defendants Adolph G. Raab, I har-
after it is extended down the coast,
governing tht same. H e also state - was received so ru ddy by the butler f The new road running Irom Ibe lotte E Raab, his wife, and James Ma-1
that he eomplal.i J t > Ids friend o f the |
while Marshfield would be left on a
, . . .
I gee or either of them, and all persons
ed that Judge Trieber o f Arkansas, servant's conduct Rut the butler had tT
Howe place to Elk creek ts being claiming under them subsequent to the;
This to be accomplished
been a nomsnnuiisslone.l officer in the "opened."
My judgment is that 1 Plaintiff's Mortgage Lien in, of and to;
by bringing the main line into
French rmut ni; 1 j . * t ¡ h ho cb.il* ..
,, .. said Real Property said Mortgaged
declared the Migratory Game Law lengcil Lord lb*,
gold premises hereinbefore mentioned arc-
T be the county was handed a
ILL ’ Cl Y t » :i <1uc!
North Bend from the bridge on the
unconstitutional. This case is soon earl accept! I :ll 1 'w o fP’
wrTo ex- brick” when that road scheme was described in said execution as follows, ;
grade already made and through
Ito-wit: The South Half of the North
to be tried in the U S Supreme chan red wit' *ut result.
| |rast Quarter and the North Half of the
the big cut in Simpsou park.
Rosebery \v:-s n* e r e 1 e t l i • n\v h con
Courts. I f the law is declared un
Billie 2 ’s "leagu e” that has been S.ou.tfh East Quarter of Section Twenty-
1 ¡ ' M i l
h i s e liti g o u 1st
will then follow the water front to
descriislon i * t : 1
eight Township Twenty-four South of
constitutional, which is not at all might lav aside Ids military rank and organized in Washington
to help Range Twelve West of the Willamette,
Porter, and here a tunnel will be
probable, Mr. Cattrou predicts that resume his duties ns a servant, thus out the German “ war lord” and his Meridian in Coos County, Oregon
made through the hill back of Por
it will be a matter of only a few exposing an earl to tlie reproach o f
ter, coming out at about the junc
having fnu lit v. iiii a butler. So he “ fig h tin g machine.” in a circular demption in the manner provided by
years till ducks and geese will be settled an ;t.i ..u.v o/ ¿250 on tbe m au letter sent out to the Germans calls law.
tion of Sherman avenue and Lom
Dated this 13th day of February 1915.
on conditi tei tli-t be t i l l not re tu rn
for a ‘ new Declaration of Indepen
bard street, where low ground ex extinct, owing to the fact that to d o m e s;,
. \ ee. Hu* < o .iuitiou w a t
there will be no law protecting or
Sheriff of Coos County, Oregon.
B illie is working through
r .\ .1 . a b Jt It sides.
ists and where Major Kinney once
f a i 1 1 1 f 11 1 ! \
providing a closed season for them.
bis hyphen Americans
I want to
made a cut to reach P o n y slou gh
H e dwelt upon many subjects of
tell Billie 2 and his hyphen Am eri
A D - A
V . - - o n t.
with a line from up the bay.
to the "gu n fans,"and end
Sot Inti;; ago :i t
v outer on one cans that they do not know any
line will then cross Pony S lo u g h ■
ed by saying that the spirit of the o f tbe f *1 lee ' » ‘ li V * V im assign ,1 thing about the Declaration of Inde
and go over the survey made some
by tbe elf
to .-over n m eeting
law should be observed for the good of tin* lw i •1 or fT v*|.(> Of !t p ub lic II- pendence. A German did not have
years ago, back o f Empire, across
ANY C A N C E R O B T U M O R I T B E A T .
1 rt?• •- a v' . ” ,,r rihont four
N o k n i f e NO P a i n . N o P a y u n t i l C u b e d
the head ol South slough and on to " f * * sPor*
sho“U1 P»otec‘ ,hf h m rv
m LUMP hi WOMAN'S BREAST 1$ CANCER
birds more and ourselves less; and hundred \vord-4.” *;>fd t *i -•» o Mror
the mouth of the Coquille.
At a hit* hour flin t night, i hl« «tfw r
if hard; it always poisons deep glands
that unless we do so a lew years liot being
If this repot! should prove to be
'o rth ro m !tig . »In* you ng ster over the list of names signed to it in the arm pit ami kills
A n y tum or,1
more will see little or no shooting w as sent tor.
and there is not a name that reads lump, o r sore on the tip,
well founded it would give North
’ How a 1 ■ t that story of the In in n l
l»<-e o r body 1 >ng is cancer.
on the Pacific Coast
like German to me.
Bend a great advantage over Marsh
An Island plant plaster anil
iin nd ing ?” isked tbe ••ditor.
blood specific m ake the
gave all present the impression of
A. E aston .
“ It isn't finished ve»
field tor some years to come, al
You told me
120 - page book sent free.
being a clean sportsman, and he to R inke 4im w o rd s o f It So fur t hnve
though it is hard to see whereinthe
Testim onials o f 10,000 cured
Snortage ot hogs and cattle as — see or w rite to some.
made many friends among the managed t< get o n ly 3»Hi "
permanent gain would be so great.
Our treat tuccats It In our teaching, ethical
‘ W hat d lil tbe board do?”
reported is prelude to raise in meat advertising
Even though the main line bears
"They met called the roll and ad
lor Bandon where he intends deliv
Menu Old Or l Mrs. Dr. Chamley & Co. for Booh
off in a southeasterly direction Irom ering a similar lecture to the sports-
4 3 4 1 4 3 6 Valencia St., San Francisco, CaL
the bridge, it will still pass through men of that city-
Have you paid the printer.
K IN D L Y M A IL T H IS to someone with C A N C E R .
The germ-laden dust stirred up by
the broom has to be dusted in tura
from furniture, fixtures, draperies
A N E L E C T R IC C L E A N E R
The Guaranteed Remedy
¡• rre Haute advised him to go west
and grow up with the country, adding.
"W h y, John, you could write an art!
cle that would be attributed to Horace
Greeley if you tried.”
W e are informed that the tax lev
Soule modestly doubted It. but
ies of the Coos county cities run as
Thompson insisted, and Soule prom
ised to try. The result was an article follows: Eastside, 56.2 mills; North
In the Express on the opportunities Bend 5 3 ; Marshfield, 5 1 . 1 ; Coquille
offered to young men by the west,
50 ; Bandon, 50 ; Myrtle Point, 45 5 ;
which began by saying that Horace
J o h n F. L kuoett , Minister.
Empire, 30 .
There is something
Greeley could never have given bet
ter advice than that contained in the wroug here somewhere.
Christian Science Society
words ‘‘Go west, young man.” it was
and Myrtle Point are "d r y ,” and
a supposititious quotation from Gree
Corner Third and Hall streets.
ley, but the article was copied, and we have been taught that direct
Services at 11 a m next Sunday,
pretty soon the supposititious phrase taxes are bound to be higher in a
subject “ Jesus Cbiist.”
was attributed to Greeley himself.
towu deprived of the revenue from
Sunday School 10 a. m
A fte r it had received wide circulation
Wednesday evening meeting 8:00
the N ew York Tribune came out with liquor licenses. Yet the two towns
a reprint o f the Express article, ac mentioned have the lowest taxes,
companied by a footnote by Mr. Gree
M. t Church South
except Empire, which is simply a
ley saying that he was not the author
Sunday school at 10 . a. m.
o f the expression, but he fully in
Preaching Sunday 11 a. m. and
dorsed It and joined in saying, “ Go very confusing.
7:30 p. m.
west, young man; go west.” —Indian
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