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About Coquille herald. (Coquille, Coos County, Or.) 1905-1917 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 23, 1915)
now, eh? By Jove, It's tine to see the ^¡.'SHERWOOD, P R E S . _______________
R. £. SHINE, V.-P,«
old concern more prosperous than ever!
] | Well, what can I do for you?"
Jcruigau wus not deceived by hix
employer’s labored nonchalance. The
vision at the window hud been too
o p C O 9 U II1I1I, O R B O O ft.
overpowering to allow o f that. He
cleared Ills throat diffidently.
“ It's this way, Mr. ElUce. 1 have T r a n w a c t a a G e n e r a l B a n k i n g B u s i n e s s
money, sir, to invest. Not much, o f
"W h»T« the Use of W o rry
I t i r d s f Directors.
course, not over $12,000 or $15.000, but
lt'a all my capital, and 1—I'm worried R . O. D « hi ent, A . J . Sherwood,
National Bank o f Commerce, New York City
about It, sir."
L . H artocker, L . H . Hazard,
Crocker Woolworth N ’ l Bank, San F rancisco
“ Worried, Albert? You worried?"
First Nationall Bank o f Portland, Portland
By EDWARD BOLTWOOD
Ellice darted a quick, suspicious
Copyright by F r a n k A. Munsey Co.
glance at Jetnigun's face, but tbe book
keeper was gazing solemnly ut tbe
huge, clattering factory. The trustful
I In tbe kitchen beneath Jernlgun s I look In his clerk’s eye reminded Ellice
1 bedroom the clock whirred and began o f a confident child. For tbe moment
| to souud the bour. At the first Jan j Jernlgnu resembled a devotee in tbe
cling stroke Jernigan lifted Ida bead | Prese,,c® o f 11 l»»«v o le u t Idol
*Your father, 1 understand, made
null became aware, with a quick throb
Is useless money.
I f you
shfe investments,’' resumed Ellice.
of gratitude, that be had been asleep, “ Why not stick to them?”
have any cash that isn’t work
j The question was. for how long?
"They don't suit me, sir,” said the
ing put it to work for you as
There was no daylight at the curtained bookkeeper. "I was wondering if Hu
you worked for it
8, hlk 19, Lakeside,
window, but be was sure that it must dale mill could use the money for
savings account with thia bank
be nearly sunrise, and in alert anxiety awhile. 1 could turn it over to you
Lucy Albina Roberts et vir to Ohae P
I tomorrow, and then I wouldn't have
he counted the strokes o f the clock.
and your money will at once
Coleman, q c tl 70 acres in secs 14, 15 &
23, tp 23 s r 12 w w in,
Nine, ten, eleven—and silence. Jer- to worry any more.”
begin earning interest for you
ulgan groaned wearily. He had been
1* S A to Jourdan H Douglas, paten
j sire to laugh, Ellice was nevertheless
and will keep at the task 24
111**4 , sec 23 tp 23 a r 12 w w in.
In his present
hours a day, 7 days a week
Through the doorway o f the adjoin ¡curiously relieved.
! mood, eager for any morsel o f solace,
C I Kime et al to Clias \V Gardner et
ing room, where his wife slept with
and 52 weeks In the year. Do
al, w d lots 11 Si 12, blk 18, Elliott
WE ARE LONG ON PRODUCTION, the tw o ehildreu, he blinked at tbe gan knew almost ns much about the
add to Coquille,
white, dim hummock o f Lizzie's back
8 HORT ON DISTRIB UTION.
financial condition of the Rudale mill
A H llinkson et ux to John Tyron w
as he did. And here was the book
Noiselessly he drew on some clothes,
d nw*4 of hw *4 , tec 19, tp 29 s r 10 w w
keeper desirous o f placing all his
found a pair o f slippers and glided
money at the disposal o f the plant.
By Peter Radford
swiftly down the dark stairway.
Ellice bit bis lip. Was it possible that
Lecturer National Farmera’ Union.
Margaret Ashton to A .1 Sweet et al
With a hand on the knob o f the his own anxiety was ill founded, im
w <1 n ’ o of m vl4, pec 29; sw l4 of sw*4
Tho econom ic distribution of farm front door he turned and peered into aginary?
Fee 20; se1^ of 8e*4, see 19, lot 5, sec 19 products Is today the world's greatest his narrow parlor. The blue glare
"Then 1 wouldn’t have to worry any
tp 28 s r 13 w w m,
$3500 problem and the war, while It has from an arc lamp in the street faintly more,” repeated Jernigan.
"N o,” Ellice murmured, "no, I sup
Maud J Chase to John Anselmine,
T h e ttioogest desire o f husband and wife is the
the bank book on it and his private pose you wouldn’t Got plenty of faith
welfare of their children.
lease s*._, of sel£, see 34, nw’ .4 of sw l/4 phasized the Importance of distribu
tion as a factor in American agricul account book and the sheets o f paper in the old concern, have you, Albert?”
T h e husband w orks hard to provide for them, and
see 35 & pa reel, tj> 27 s r ¡3 w w in.
w ould be glad to know h ow best to safeguard them.
ture and promises to give the farm covered with penciled figures. He has
"Faith to burn, sir, as the boys say.
And Auto Line
T h e wife w orks hard, too— in the hom e— and u
Bank of Oregon to Herbert Armstrong ers the co-operation of the govern tily secreted them before he went out Why, think o f all the faith in the old
equally interested with her husband in sound in*
ment and the business men the
mill there is in this town. Mr. Ellice!
surance protection, auch as that offered b y th e
Leaves Myrtle Point 8 p. m.
$10 solution of their marketing problem.
Think o f the hundreds o f men and wo
5 p. m.
This result will. In a measure, com
Jernigan was the bookkeeper for Mr. men and children that trust in the
Bank of Oregon to Herbert Armstrong
pensate us for o “ r war losses, for the Ellice at the Rudale mill, as his father i mill, the same as they do that the
Leaves Roseburg....... 0 a. in.
1 c d lota 5, 6, 7 Si 8, blk 8, Coos Bay
business Interests and government had been before him. lie was a skill | sun shines! Gather all that trust in a
Arr. Myrtle Point by 6 p. m.
fo r c e : Mora
have been in the main assisting al ed and honest accountant. The tor ; lump, and a fellow would have a reg
reservations in advance at Ov\l
most d elu sively on the production menting figures had nothing to do with ular rock o f comfort to stand on,
Drug Store, Marshfield.
side of agriculture. While the depart his employer's affairs. They repre wouldn’t he?”
Ellice started queerly.
ment of agriculture has been dumping sented his own endeavor to deal with
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Carrying baggage and United Stales Mail
"I didn’t know you were such a mys
tons of literature on the farmer telling the terrible fact that during the past
him how to produce, the farmer has two years he had diminished by nearly tic,” he rejoined in a changed voice.
J . F„. L A I R D , P r o p r i e t o r
"E xcuse me, sir. I have uotious, but
for aeronautics and it is understood been dumping tons of products In the $1,000 the modest capital which he
a L iv ery B a m , M y iile P o in t, B olli PhoticS
that’s only common sense. And about
ilie suggestion has secured the ap nation's garbage can for want of a had Inherited from his parents.
lie looked morosely down the desert that money o f mine?’*
proval of the White House.
Without answering Ellice turned
ed street toward the huge mill. Its
The World Will Never Starve.
army and navy has done practicallv
windows glowed; its looms chanted away thoughtfully, and the two stroll
C io -o r K n
At no time since Adam and Eve
in silence to the wooden bridge that
nothing towards developing the fly were driven from the Garden of Eden their endless, sonorous hymn o f pros ed
RELIABLE— EQUIPPED WITH W IRELESS
perity. On a hill near by was the state spanned the mill stream. They leaned
ing machine, and most of the deal have the inhabitants of this world ly. old fashioned Ellice mansion, with on the rail, looking over the river. An
ers in planes and supplies who suffered from lack of production, but its tall columns of white stone. Mr. j hour ago Ellice had leaned on the same
some people have gone hungry from
bridge rail and stared for a long time
started out a few years ago to sell the day of creation to this good hour Ellice was evidently eutertainlng an into
the beckoning depths of that rest
ALWAYS ON TIME
ordinary bolts, nuts, steel wire and for the lack of proper distribution.
ful river. At the evil remembrance of
Sails from Coos Bay
canvass at an advance of severa
forced a change in diet and one local tbe lawn, and Jernigan beard a va ly and touched Jernigan’s elbow be
February 6th, l p . m . ; 13th, 9 a .m .; 20th, 1 p. m .; 27th; 8 a. m.
hundred per cent have turned their ity has felt the pinch of want, while grant strain o f dance music.
His vague plan was to stroll as far
From Portland 8 a. m.
stocks back to the hardware mer another surfeited, but the world as a
"Let your money stay where it is.”
as the oitice o f the mill before turning
he advised. "I can’ t believe that you
February 2nd, Oth, 18th, 23rd
chants, and sought more remuuera
We now have less than one-tenth of
have a right to worry, Albert. You’ ve
Behind the building he halted in be
Tickets on sale at Portland City Ticket Office 6th & O ak St.
The booking agencies the tillable land of the earth’s surface
got the trust o f your family to nerve
that listed “ flights” at $200 and up under cultivation, and we not only wilderment. A light gleamed from a you, just as I’ve got the trust of my
P. L. STERLING, Agent
Phone Main 181 '!
mill hands and the village. We ought
fly have gone to the morgue have this surplus area to draw on but otlice!
It Is safe to estimate that in case of
to stand on that trust and tight for it.
and many of the aviators who for dire necessity one-half the earth’s
Now, it was impossible for Jernigan
both o f us. oughtn’ t we? That’s
It will pay you
to believe that any one had rightful enough to keep us busy. Worrying’s
to find out just what the P O S T A L L I F E can and
now working lor the same sort ot knock their living out of the trees knowledge, so he crept close to the no good!”
will d o for y o u .
T h e C om pany issues all the
of the forest, gather It from wild
"W hat bothers me,” ventured Jerni
standard legal-reserve policy-form s: it supplies full
wages as are paid blacksmiths, rail vines and draw It from streams. No window. He saw a man standing be gan,
p e r s o n a l in f o r m a t io n to all applicants— men,
"are the years to come—the fu
w om en and young people— and distance from N ew
road men and skilled mechanics. one should become alarmed; the
Y o r k does not hinder. Just write a n d 'sa y :
Ellice peeled a sliver from the rail
The “ double dip” and tbe "whoop world will never starve.
“ Mall me life-insurance particular»
The consumer has always feared covered with penciled figures. The
tossed it lightly on the surface of
for m y age ” and be sure to mention
the whoop,’ ’ or anything of that that the producer would not supply man bent over them, then paced the and
Kneading the Dough With
the suadowy current.
In your letter b e sure to give
first-class bird man for about eighty sion on the statute books of our states table, then paced the room again. Jer I guess." said lie. "I t’s tip to us to F o r I rem em b er s t o p p in g d o w n the
Your F u ll Name
nigan caught his breath, for the man keep afloat, that's all, and to hold the
2. Your Occupation
cents on the dollar. The Americans and nations and the farmer has been was John Ellice.
3. The Exact Date of y o u r B irth
best course we can. The future? it’s
urged to produce recklessly and with
T o w a tc h a b a k er th u m p in g his w et
The bookkeeper stared, as if in a a big river. Jernigan. a big, big river.
may be a fly lot but apparently they out reference to a market, and regard
T h e request for information places you under no
obligations and no agent will b e sent to visit you.
A n d w ith its all o b lite ra te d t o n g u e
less o f the demands of the consumer. theater, at a counterfeit presentment There’s no map. Worrying won't help
do not care much about flying.
T h e Postal L ife d oes not em ploy agents but gives its
of himself pacing his own parlor. El us to travel it.”
It m urm ur’d, "G e n tly , brother, gen
Back to the Soil.
policyholders the benefit o f agents* c o m m ia a io n a
lice's unbuttoned coat showed a loose
T H E LI N K OF L E A S T R ES I ST A N C E
tly , s lo w !”
"No. sir,” muttered Jernigan.
— the fi r s t y e a r and e v e r y o t h e r .
The city people have been urging pajama jacket: he wore slippers, and
For another minute they watched the
Nearly every day a new issue each other to move back to the farm, his hair was ruffled like that o f one
stream as it glided steadily away into
arises in connection with the Europ but very few of them have moved. driven from his bed. His face, as he the mysterious darkness. Then Ellice
We welcome our city cousins back to bent at the table under the light,
The dough for our bread
(V£*P MALONE. PBtNDrir)
ean war Senator La Follette has
glanced across the bridge at the great
the soil and this earth’s surface con was drawn and white.
introduced a resolution for a con tains 16,092,160,000 Idle acres of till
Jernigan interpreted the picture
To the fancy o f Ellice, with Jerul-
gress ol neutral nations, and ex able land where they can make a swiftly. Indeed, there was only a sin gan’s W’ords ringing in his mind, the merciless.
citable statesmen have been rushing living by tickling the earth with a glo possible meaning for him, and this mill became a thing o f life, a personal
Our bread is made of rich
forked stick, but we do not need them
about asking what this government so far as increasing production is con wTas a meaning which swept every entity, radiant o f confidence and trust. est and best materials and
thing else out o f his simple soul as a He felt, with a joyous thrill o f regain
Reported for The Herald by the Title proposes to do because the Lusi cerned; we now have all the producers gigantic and appalling torrent sweeps ed manliness, that he would be worthy
contains lots of shortening.
Guarantee and Abstract t o.
tania raised the American flag in
a humble valley. The sight of an El o f its friendship and o f the friendship
The loaves are not blown like
erroneous Ideas of agricultural condi
order to protect itself from German tions. The commonly accepted theory lice o f Rudale in the torment o f finan of his people. He straightened his a bag of wind.
Pinkston VV I.aird et ux to Edw I.
cial worry was to a Jernigan what the shoulders happily, as If they had been
The President insists that we are short on production Is all sight of a collapse o f the great pyra released from a painful burden.
Detlefson, w d n et, of set,, sec lit, tp submarines
Let us end your bread
“ Good night,” he said, "and thank
28, b r 13 «’ w in, except 2 acres in ne on following the lines ol least resis
mid would have been to an ancient
duction far exceeds that of our In
You can phone.
Egyptian. Other affairs o f life for Jer you!”
flO tance, and Secretary Bryan gets a
crease In population.
"Thank me, sir? W hy?"
Ed wd L Detlelsen et ux to Casper peace treaty whenever he can find a
The World as a Farm.
"F or n match,” improvised Ellice,
stricken consternation and a sympathy
Gasner, w <1 25 acres in sec 25, tp 28 s r nation susceptible to his persuasion.
producing cigars front his pocket.
Taking the world as one big farm, almost reverent.
13 w & sec 30, tp 28 s r 12 w w in,
Will you smoke?"
The administration gives the im we find two billion acres of land In
"I think not.” Jernigan declined.
Reynolds Development Co to l.ee
cultivation. Of this amount there Is
Ellice snapped off the electric lamp. !
approximately 750,000,000 acres on the pushed the papers into a drawer o f the I It’s late. Good night, sir!"
Bryerly, s w d iot 11, Ink 18, First add
to Marsh Held,
$300 ing for insult, and whenever any western and 1,260,000,000 acres on the table and locked it. H e decided that I
eastern hemisphere, in cultivation. his daughter’s dance would be over, I Although the street was quiet anti
Samuel E Blaine et nx to ,T K Paxton thing happens that looks like one
This estimate, of course, does not In
C O O K B R O S . P R O P .
while Jernigan hastened
w d lots 1, 2, 3 A 4, blk 12, Boise add to the motto of “ keep cool” is laid on clude grazing lands, forests, etc., j and he wondered if he could sleep. I deserted,
homeward under the elms it seemed tn
Then he smiied grimly, knowing well
$10 the doorstep.
where large quantities o f meat are j enough that it was not dance music him alive with the mighty heart of ali
Mary C Gar.ett to Ida 1. Folsom, w d
which had kept hint awake. Ills neck humanity, beating in unison with bi t
The world's annual crop approxl- j contracted sharply, as if something ¡own. vexed by the same sol lei tudes
of n e'4> sc1, of n e1, , lots 5, 0 A 7,
and conquering the same fears. As be
mates fifteen billion bushels of ce was [torched on his shoulder.
sec 21; A nw.t, of s » ' 4, sec 22, tp 20 s r
passed each lowly cottage ho thought
reals, thirteen billion pounds of fibre
12 w w ni, less part sold,
His thoughts whirled back to the pa
Under New Management
of the humble men and women therein,
and sixty-five million tons of meat.
pers in the table drawer. Had he for
Burr E Courtrijtht to t' Mavne Knight
The average annual world crop for gotten to Jot down the loan from the who faced the future with no different
Having leased this well-equipped hotel, I propose
et ux, w d part of n of set, o f se1, of
the past five years, compared with the Samson Trust? O f .course he had! He bravery from that required of kings
nwl^, sec 20, tp 28 s r 11 w, lying n of
conduct it in such a manner as to merit pat
and queens. If John Ellice could sub
previous five yea»». Is as follows:
began to compute the Interest for the due anxiety over large affairs wfm
ronage and give satisfaction to the traveling
Previous Half coming term And what, in heaven’s such self reliant courage surely Jerni
F E Conway et al lo Bennett Trust
name, would be his next month’s bal gan could likewise surmount his in
In this town knows about this pa Crops— Decade
Co, deed e*j of lots 1 A 4, blk 20, Dean
Com (Hu.) 3,934,174.000 3,403,655,000 ance with the Atlas people? True, he finitely smaller cares.
^ C o's add to Marshfield,
While some do not read it Wheat(Bu.) 3,522,769,000 3,267,626,000 might tide over this year, but— He
Unlatching Ills gate, he whistled
Oats (IIu.) 4,120.017,000 3,608,316,000 threw open the outer door with a ges tune.
S Abrabamson et ux to John Paulson
re g u la rly , all know it is published, Cotton( Bales)'" 1SL863,800
17,641,200 ture o f hopeless desperation and de I “ Al Jernigan. where In the w orld” —
w d lot 5, blk 38, North Bend,
scended the steps.
Lizzie paused to shield the flame ot
The world shows an average In
Howard Farm Co to the First Baptist and they know its characteristics
"W ho’s that? Not Jernigan?’’
the candle as her husband opened the I
crease In cereal production o f 13 per
Church of North Inlet, w d
cent during the past decade, compared
you can spare me n minute!”
n w '4 of nw 1, . fee 14, tj. 24 s r 11 w, $1
“ Why. I’d forgot to do an errand at i
I f vou are a re g u la r anil per- | wlth ,h0 Previous five years, while the
the office. I meant not to llsturb you, |
Chas Sol berg et nx to John Paulson,
I world’s population shows an increase
Ellice managed to pull himself to dear.”
w d lot 4, blk 38, North Bend,
$25 flifltent advertiser in the paper cv of only three per cent.
gether. He glanced at his clerk’s up
‘But 1 didn’t know what might hap
The gain in production far exceeds
N C McLeod et ux to Emile Nauldeet
pen. and I’ve worried like anything.”
ery inhabitant of the town knows that of our increase in population, and turned coat collar and tremulous chin.
«1 w «1 lots 27 & 28, blk 8, Bangor add t »
"You’ re not ill. Albert?”
| she explained, smiling.
it is safe to estimate that the farmer
By installing a day Morse code telegraph operator at
"No. sir; just out for a littld air.”
$10» a b ou t y o u — k n ow s y o u r nam e, can easily increase production 25 per
Jernigan yawned luxuriously.
Marshfield our long distance lines have been relieved
Fannie Daily to Gus M Olsen, w d
o f much telegraph business. It makes possible a quicker
y o u r lo ca tio n and y o u r lin e o f cent if a remunerative market can be thing In the world after a hard day’s what hasn't happened y* f. Lizzie." Maid
found for the products.
lots 43, 44, 45, 4ti, 47 Sr 48, Riverside
and better lonp distance conversation service between
work. We’ re all right busy at Rudale he. "W hat’s the us»* of worrying?”
fibres the world shows an increase
add to Bandon,
Coquille and Bandon and Coos Bay points.
Joseph 8 Miller et ux to N P Peterson
Tf there are any who d o n o t tion of 15 per cent against a popula-
w d parcel of land in sec 9. tp 29 s r 12
, . ,
, tlon Increase of three per cent.
$5<>o possess this k n ow led g e a b o u t y ou j The people ot th|g nation should
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C oos and C urry Telephone Co
Lucy M Barker ct vir In V N Barker, it j 9 tim e f o r vol, to b egin te llin g j " M r w "
,0 ‘ " f
w d parcel of land m Academy add to!
8 | Improved facilities tor distribution.
A D ir e c t o r y of e a c h C it y , Town and
$ 10 0 0 them .
Our advertising c o l u m n s -----------------------------
V illa g e , g iv in g d e s c r ip t iv e sketch o f
Over production and crop mortgage
V N Barker et ux to .1 N Barker
e a c h p la c e , location, population, tele
" '■ two alw ays op en , and the rates are force the farmer» Into ruinous com
g ra p h . s h ip p in g and banking point;
parcel of land in Academy add lo Co
petition with each other. The renedy
a'.- * Cla^sifl^d Directory, compiled by
n o i low .
business and profession
lies in organization and in co-opera-
P O f . * C O „ R F w tT T t.F .
Uon In marketing.
Bert Buah to Selli S Johnson, w d lot
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We have a Great Conflagration of Prices of Men’s and Boy's Suits
F IR S T
N A T IO N A L
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We Will Sell You Other Furnishings and Shoes at Equally
As Good a Bargain
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5 Farmers and Merchants Bank
Protection for the Home
Roseburg M yrtle Point Stage
Postal Life Insurance Company
FKOM Tilt NATIONAL CAPITAL
Our Loaves Biggest and Best!
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