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The Coquille Herald
il K s D A V
Shots Cause E xcitem ent
Considerable excitement w a s
caused Friday evening at about 6:30
when five shots distuihed the quiet
of our little city, coming from the
upper story of A W Kelley’s resi
dence across from the city hall.
Quite a crowd collected hut no oue
seemed auxious to investigate ihe
cause of the sleds. As usual when
iu need of an officer's services none
could be fouud.
Finally A. W.
Kelly came up tioiu his store aud
investigated. Upon coming out of
the bouse he informed the crowd
that there was no trouble and that
his son Ellis and a young man
who boards witn them had tired
the shots out of the hack window
on the second lloor of the house.
This is rather a poor policy to in
dulge iu aud there is an ordinance
prohibiting the discharge of fire
arms within the city limits.
young men considered it a good
joke hut the citizens List gathered
in front of the house differed witn
them. As one man was heard to
remark, “It was a mighty poor time
to he celebratiug the 4th of July.”
Saturday morning the boys were
fined $5 apiece by Recorder Law
It is pointed out that when our
youth can afford $2 a shot lor tar
get practice it ought to cause a dim
inution ot the talk of hard limes.
By the time this paper is out it
may he sale to tell something on a
cartain city editor who shall be
When the excitement
was at its height and the crowd was
standing iu the street anxiously
peering at the upper windows lor
signs of possible tragedy, the icport-
er was there aud on the job. Just
then one of the young men in the
dusky room, who were thcm-elves
wondering what all the crowd had
collected for, struck a match. Its
resemblance to the flash of a gun
caused such a poignant feeling in
the reporter that a hole had just
been bored through his anaiomy,
aud brought such a shock to his
nerves, that this is suspected to he
the reason for his temporary retiie-
ment from the excitement of city
life to the sylvan shades of Brewster
B low n to P ieces by
D ischarge of D ynam ite
Marble & Granite
Friday morning J. Syversou, en
gaged by FTauk Warren to blast
stumps on his place just below
Oregon, underact o' Congress of March
town, met a terrible death, being
blowu to pieces by dynamite. The j
Will Help You Prepare for
accident occurred in a small shack
P. C. LEVAR, Lessee.
on the Warren place, where Syver
son had been stopping while at j
Devoted to the material and social
work for Mr. Warren
upbuilding of the Coquille Valley par
the accident occurred will never bej
ticularly and cf Coos County generally.
learned, but the men who investi
Place your order early and
Subscription, $1.50 per year in advance
gated stale that they think the e x
plosion occurred while the man was
Phone Main 381.
sitting on the bed pieparing the
DUNK BOTTS, Regular Correspondent
powde. lor blasts
The explosion wrecked ihe house |
PII Rights Reservd
Mrs. L ongston W ithdraw s
completely and toie the man’s body
to pieces lrom the waist up.
Feeling that the best interests of
j iece ol 1 lie skull was picked upl Sidney Hocks became intoxicated I Flinders having eaten the postmnsl-
all concerned will be best served by
perhaps fifty feet from the scene ol Saturday evening and tried to drive cr« supply of caudle«.
mv action at this time, I desire to
From Ihe damage j
withdraw my name from the list of
done, it must have been a heavy< his yoke of steers into the postoffice, - Poke Eazley is making an ide il
candidates now before the people of
but failed ou account of the door' hl,Bb»ni1. contrary to the predic
tions made when he married aga n
Coquille for the office of City Re
Svverson’s wile lives iu Portland I being too narrow. There have been last year. He has cleaued off a ni -e
and a telegram was seul asking as »'»“> »ther complaints recently on place ou the bauk of the creek for
H arbikt A. L oxostok
to the disposition ot the remaius. account of the nairowuess of the her to do family washing, aud <n
An answer was received by Justice door at the postoffioe
order to be ever near her, he his
P leasures of M otoring
Stanley yesterday morning, lrom a
Atlas Peck has violated the coDti- picked out a fishing place right
friend of Mrs. S> verson, stating deuce of several of his warmest across the stream
Sunday, Jim Thrift, Harry Oerd-
that the lady was without funds and friends aud after this it will be a
11AVING bought the plant of the Co-
Slim Pickins came to Hogwallow
would be unable to hear the tuueral hard matter for him to get a drink yesterday morning and after rest
ing, Chas. Mansell and Veru Shel
* quille Mill and Mercantile Com
ley made a trip to Marshfield in
ing awhile on Ihe frout porch,
the undersigned is now prepared
bought fifteen cents worth of bolog
alyzed, aud she has been entirely ] Moonlight Reel the other duy uu- na sausuge. Cricket Kirks, an old
all orders for any kind of
They had considerable difficulty
depeudent on the remittances from tier the pretense that he was going
friend, came up aud hesitated, but
in getting over the roads on account
her h usband.
to use it in celebratiug his auuual Slim did not recognize him until the
of deep mud holes, but all went well
birthday. But instead of that he sausage was all gone.
took it home and pot some asfoedit#
until they started ou the return trip
The Mail- Carrier’s watch has been
iu it, and is using it for pueumonia
About 2 miles the other side of
Especial attention will he paid to the
. . Huck's
. . blacksmith 1 hop
At the couucil meeting last even
Henryville they discovered they
, ■ ,
wtiero it is undergoing extensive re
local demand, and every effort will be
ing came up the matter of the vaca
were out of cylinder oil, so they
liekvi.l,, next third Sunday to wit- etv aH a llliu.bini8t
to supply anything needed at the
had to walk the two miles into
„ , „
ter street, which was petitioned for ness the unveiling of the town pump.
possible notice. Your orders
Henryville and purchase the oil and
The Blind Man of the Call Ribe . \.o]ie
1M ■Pp?'.lln* ''ie
by the property owners, aud an or neighborhood
was about to be
^ ‘office watching .be dn l
walk back again.
dinance was passed making the lo
. . . . build , nests
. , ou the , raftet,..
with the cylinder oil they discov
cation as prayed for The laud va talked into buving a he drag stove
cated is described as a strip of land
ered that they were low on gasoline
but the trade was knocked in the ev.er witnessed without nuggestt, g
t at- *
a better way to do it.
and as they were stranded on a hill
side ol each ol the blocks numbeied u« ad by some of Slim s enemies, j
who told the Blind Man that winter
A number of candidates have be t
side, they would have to back the
32- 33- 34- 35. 36 . 37 a'>d 33, and a wa8 over.
j in Hogwallow lately. They all clni l
car down the hill in order to start
similar strip adjoining the west side
Cricket Hicks, who has been at j tu
it. The car got out of their control
of blocks 39 40 , 4 1 , 42 , 43 , 44 and
A oach crawled into I\»ke Iv.s-
45 in Elliott’s addition. The land work iu the Calf Ribs community
while backing down the hill and
vacated is given to the owners of aevtral weeks, has returned home ^ev 8 r*k'ht ear Monday night whet,
backed over the grade, and they
with live dollars iu cash. This will j he waH not listening and ns a.nv.J
again had to foot it two miles, this
somewhat relieve the financial situ- ;0^ the left eir is looked forward 1
time for a team to pull t he car back
tablishing the grade of a portion of ation around Hogwallow, as money w^h much anxiety by Roke.
onto the road And in spite of these
Portland Semi-Weekly Journal
The Old Miser is getting (doe r
Second street in Motley’s addition. was beginning to g*-t very scarce.
mishaps the boys bad a good time
land Coqni le Herald, both for $2.00
The examining trial of Raz Bar-, ea°h day. He would not ♦ veu I om
The matter of the priming ot the
T each ers and Board M eet
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a vear 111 advance.
ballots lor the city election came up. low charged with detaining the Dock Hocks enough lard to g r e » e
Epw orth L eague O fficers
The teachers and hoard members
iu consideration of the tact that the of licker, was set down for trial at
E lick Hellwanger ma ’e the trif
— fo r 15 years—
The annual election of officers of together with their wives aud hus printing of the pamphlet had been Rye Straw yesterday, but was con- to Bounding Billows this week H
The Standard Skin Remedy
bands were delightfully entertained
the Epworth League of the M. E
given to the Sentinel without a bid, tinued on account of lack of suf- heard so uebody over there had said
church took place at a meeting at the Chase home last Saluiday the printing of the ballots was also fieieut evideuce to acquit the de- something about him, but when l.e
M anufacturers of
evening, the teachers at the Acad
held at the parsonage last evening,
emy building acting as hostesses
The Celebrated U erg m aim b'hoe
officers being elected ns follows
The usual monthly bills were or
A number of games were provided
| The Strongest anti Neatest Water
The (did Miser, who some time
Columbus Allsop is on a trade f»>r All
President, Harriet Sweet, first vice
after playing which some of the
j l*r >of shoe made for loggers, ojinets
ago buried his money in a mule col- two more dawgs, to take up the sur-
president, Mrs. Bither; second vice
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The Guaranteed Remedy
teachers have a much better under
prospectors anc' mil) men.
lar, has dug it up and hid itiu G iu- plus fleas ut his house this summer
president, Rsy Peurt; third vice
president, Lois Varney; fourth vice
Pom ia n rw» O kfoon .
knows everybody ts honest
will be pleuty of fro„ 8 tbis „urnm r
president, Mrs. Aaaen; secretary which their pupils enter into the
A g e n t fo r C o q u ille
game of "odds and evens.”
The Junior class of the high
The town was in darkness last as they bother the Old Miser with ty are so "near” that they will rob
Horace Rabskopt; treasurer, Mary
ious refreshments were served and, school entertained the Seniors anp night on account of Little Fidity their hollering at night.
H.N. L O R E N Z
children ot their milk. Shepherd |
Levar; Junior League president,
should have pay for the cow with- !
Mrs Richmond Next Sunday even somewhere near the midnight hour, the faculty at Ihe home ol Olive
the guests dispersed wishing that Howey last Friday evening.
out more delay.
ing, following the regular devotion
W om an’s Study Club
al meeting, the new < fficers will he such enjoyable occasions might he eveuitig was spent in games and
One day last fall on my way home j
At a late hour relresh-
There will be several oft repeated. The hostesses were music.
from Marshfield via Coquille, there |
ments were served at tables decorat
special musical n mhers, and the
had been a big wind tn the lore -1
On Monday afternoon of last
East Fork Items
pastor vii.1 preach a n Epworth Emma Keunedy and Allie Phillips, ed with May baskets aud the senior week, the Woman s Study Club
noon, as I came near the fir grove j
League sermon. N»xi Monday eye
between Robert Holverstott’s place I
tion last year the Senior class pre
ing the new Cabinent will hold its
Newell; Mesdames Burns, Ki duer, sented the Juniors with a cane, with A full attendance bad been called Lake county weut out Sunday over and his father’s, I caught the fra-j
first monthly meeting at the parson-
«ranee of brui-ed and beaten fir,
the request that it he passed on to for, aud nearly all the members tbe Coos Bay wagon road with 30 and beaten fir a id worn!«, red if they
Phillips, Minard, Wise, Gould, the Juniors the next year.
were working in the timber. Driv
First on the pro bead of young cattle
Turnbull and Howard; and Messrs. the “eats” Ibis ceremony was per were present.
Harve Minatd is working at Du - ing on I noticed that the road was
“B efore T hat’
Burns, Ivistner,Anderson, Lawrence, formed, Edna Harlocker, the Senior gram was a reading on Mexico by fur, Wasco county.
strewn with small limbs and twigs
Gould, Baker, Chase, Minard, Wise,
Mrs. S. V. Epperson. Tbe Mexico
Prof. Clark of tbe State Universi torn fiom the firs by the fingers of
Among the drivers and agents Turubull and Howard. Misses Paul president, presented the cane and
Soon course will be finished iu books bor ty did the people ot the State a goi d the wind, then I knew from whence
for the different auto lines there can ine and Genevieve Chase assisted Olive Howey accepted it
alter this the party dispersed, all rowed from the State Library.
turn when he punctured the wind the fragrance came, and into my
always be heard a certain amount with the serving.
voting the evening a great success.
Tbe annual election was then bladder of tbe last legislature in bis mind flashed the thought, fragrance
of soliciting for each one’s respec
tive lines; and many witty remarks
held, aud tbe following officers article in the April Oregon Teach through strife. So wtien this war
Sum ner P ioneer P asses
ers’ Monthly. After deducting the storm is over the world will catch a
are heard. Fred Slagle’s agent, Mr.
S eek in g a H igher L evel
investments for irrigation and the richer fragrance of the rightousuess
Stone, gets the medal this week for
Mrs. \V. J. Longston, President; Oregon building at tbe Panama e x of the Almighty aud see a more
In the passing away of Mrs. I’at-
wit. A prospective passenger stop
The Submarine Club is quartered
ice is an absolute neces
ped between one of Slagle,s cars aud tsy Catching, last Tuesday, at the under Leneve’s Confectionery uo Mrs. J. W. Springer, First Vice position of the legislature ot 1913 14 perfect blossoming of the divine
one on the Martin line; “When does age of seventy-five, the little village more. No more will the noise of President; Mrs. H. O. Anderson, the appropriations and mileage tax right of matt.
sity. F or the other six
a car leave for Marshfield? "he called of Sumner lost another of its pio band instruments blare out from Second Vice Piesident; Mrs S V. es of the last legislature are $ 243 ,-
R A E aston
months it is a great con
Mrs. Catching, with her their club rooms, startling the pas
686 59 more than they were the
in at Slagle’s Tailor shop door. neers.
former session. That last legisla
“Here is one that leaves right now,” huBtmud, the lute James Catching, serby. No more will the inquisit
Notice to Creditors
venience. Have you giv
ture was of the standpatter type,
shouted a Martin driver. “Here is and their children settled at Sumner ive ones try to penetrate the cur Anderson, Treasurer.
Notice is hereby given that the un
en your order for the
working peanut politics.
one that leaves before that,’’ yelled
tains on the windows in order to
thing to beat F’ern Hobbs that a dersigned has been duly appointed ad
the ever resourceful Stone. And of the most prosperous farms of that discover the cause of the various son “ succeed themselves.”
season yet? If not
rich farming district. Mrs. Catch
he got the passenger.
Following are the committees ap standpatter might have her job I E. Davenport, deceased, and that all
ing was essentially a home-keeper, noises which in the past have is pointed oy the President:
hope Miss Hobbs will rome up for persons having claims against said es
Taken to th e Pen
of a kindly, retiriug disposition, she sued front the club rooms.
tate, are hereby notified that they are
Program (Literary)— Mesdames a state office. Say, Governor, Slate required to present the same, duly veri B etter m ake U s Your Icem an
was liked and respected by the more will the sound ol laughter and
lea with the vouchers therefor to the
She leaves a song, and other more suspicious J S. Lawrence, R. B Rogers, VV. The economy of the last legislature undersigned
Deputy Sheriff Laird and police whole community.
at the office of A. J. Sher
noises issue from the underground L- Kistner.
mau Richardson, of Marshfield, left daughter, Mrs. George Norris, of cellar
in Coquille Coos County, Oregon,
As the winter days are over,
from the date of this
this morning with four prisoners
The election law which was ex
the boys have dug out of their warm, kins.
for Salem They were Joe Davis, son, John Catching, of Sumner, and snug quarters, which, by the way,
acted by initiative vole ol tbe people notice.
Dated this 20th day of April, 1915.
Domestic Science— Mesdames H. and repealed at this legislature in
number of grand cbildreu and
sentenced from 2 to 20 years for for
E. E . D a v e n p o r t ,
N ew Line of
Interment I are too snug and hot in the summer, W. Young, J. L. Smith and R. S. the iuterest of the standpat politi
gery; H. Ii. Brewster, sentenced great grand children.
Administrator of the estate of
a higher position Kuowitou.
lrom 3 to 15 years for assault with was at the Sumner cemetery beside 1 a,K ale
cians is evidence of how much ti e
The election over, the officers’ re legislature cared for the "dear pe >- 4-30-5t
tuient to kill; Fred Nelson 1 to 5 her husband, who passed away sev
ports were read, and some other pie ” The referendum is needed.
years for obtaining mouey by false
C lose Call for Men
Notice 'o Creditors
In Picture Post Cards
pretense; Roy James, (colored) 1 to
Now that It is the time of the
to years for assault with intent to
Then tbe club betook itself to the year lor automobiles to spin, it
R ose A fternoon
A horse belonging to Lee Mast shop of Moss nd Jones, where Mr. should be the duty of every dtiv< r Notice is hereby given that the un Send your friend pictures of
dersigned has bei-n duly appointed ad
killed by a falling tree last
our big timber and
Mrs. Maodigo, of North Bend,
Jones had promised, iu the name of of an automobile to honk bis borne ministrator of the estate of David M.
M ore Road Surveyed
Drew, deceased, and all persons having
was guest of honor at n “ Rose after
against the said estate are here
noon” given by Mrs. A.J Collier on j j named Smith had a narrow escape quarter ol heel, between the hours especially on the mountains. Last claims
A surveying party consisting of Monday. Tbe afternoon was spent
of three and four
It was quite a year tbere was at least one narrow proper vouchers, within six months from
County Surveyor McCulIock, Aus in needlework mid conversation ing on the Coos Bay wagon road at little crowd that gathered around escape from a serious accident on the date of this notice, to the under
Gartin, Al Hite, A1 Gartin, and Ed and later tbe guests were in 1 j the watering trough between F'air- the block, and Tom, the big gray Hundry Mountain near O s c a r signed administrator, at the law office
and Amoa Hatsell are surveying tiled to tbe dining room to par i view and McKinley on the Middle cat who condescends to make the Bundle's place, when tbe driver ol of J. J. Stanley, in the City of Coquille, ■
about a mile and a half of road be take of dainty refreshments. As creek mountain, when the tree fell e sta b lish m e n t bis headquarters, a machine just missed running into Coos County. Oregon.
Dated this 13th day of April, 1915.
tween Fairview and Sumnei, at the each lady passed into the dining I toward them and they had barely waved bis tail and purred a hearty a horse and buggy
Gtiv D rew
Administrator of the Estate of
top of tbe mountain.
The old road ro0m she was presented with a rose "™e *? «et
of ,lle w sv- , rh<; welcome, probably thinking that Ihe went up a steep bajk. The driver
is to be relocated,
around the bud and told to choose a place at °'!,er ll0rse of ,he *Pan escaped un wave of prosperity had struck Co-
Regular as the Clock
bill instead of over it.
When this the table marked by a similar bud 1 DJurei*
honk. Hound your honk before
In th e C lic u lt C o u r t 01 tn e S t a t e of
road is completed it will be one of After the guests were seated a D
Mr. Jones’ demonstration includ
O re go n for C o o s C o u n ty
the best laved out roads in the “rose” contest was engaged in and B o y oCOtft Picture Coming
ed not only beef, but other meals, other folks know von are coming In the Matter of the!
NOTICE o p
Mrs. M. O. Hawkins having guessed
and his accompanying talk abound-
Assingment of E. W. [- FILING o p
correctly the most names of the
1 FINAL ACCOUNT.
Tbe Bov Scout picture of wl ich so j ed iu helpful information.
At the which he got ten gallons of lard.
C om petition Strenuous
roses written on the slips of paper much has been said and printed is conclusion, he received many ex- j Mr. Sutnerlin ol Myrtle Point
First-class fare or..
Notice is hereby given that the un
bought a few sheep and calves and dersigned has tiled in the Circuit Court
was awarded Ihe prize a vase of ex- ! now scheduled to be shown at the pressions of appreciation
Up freiglit, per ton
the State of Oregon for the County
The competition on the auto stage jquisite half blown roses. Mrs. Col grand on Friday evening. May 14th
Returning to the library, the class one big four year old steer in Brew of Coos,
his final report as such As
lines is giving promise to become lier was assisted in serving by Mrs. This is a powerful and realistic continued the lesson in Domestic ster vallev. He thought the steer of
signee, and all persons interested in
E. & E. T. Kruse
even worse than that on the river Currie and Mrs Keimm. The Indies drama in five reels, calculated to en Science W ritten question» which would weigh about 1400 pounds.
said estate are notified that the said
Last Tuesday at Myrtle Point an who enjoved her hospitality were lighten the general public regard- bad been given out at the preceding
2 4 C a lifo rn ia S tr e e t, S a n F ra n c is c o
Cbas. Shepherd is hauling lum final account will come up for hearing
argument by two of Ihe drivers soon Mesdames Ha vkius, Howard, H. N ing the Boy Scout work and also to meeting were .mswered, and papers ber from Abernethy’s mill to fence in the above entitled court on, to-wit,
took a pugilistic turn and there was Lorenz, Geo,Lorenz, Hlagle. Lamb i nliat tbe interest of the boys were read by Mrs L W. Turnbull the land of the Coquille Canoe Club. the 2fith day J of o h May,
n i t. K f . n d a l l
F o r R e s e rv a tio n s
quite a lively exchange of l,lows. Williams,Longston,Hazard, Phillips, l ’r< si lent Wilson took part in the and Mrs J VV. Springer.
Assignee of E. W. Kammerer.
Mr Shepherd has been waiting a
Date of first publication April 27th,
A few more encounters like this and HartsoYi, Msndigo, Will Lyons, production aud endorses the film in
Tbe le-s ti as-igned for tbe next long time for the cow that was poi
J. E. NORTON
it is likely that the fare will he low- Jones, Turnbull, Oamhell, Hog.n, the highest terms. Watch for (ur- meeting. May to, is Chapter One, soned by eating the county’s gian 1915.
Date of 1 st publication May 25th,
A g e n t, C o q u ille , O re g o n
ered again on that iine.
Liljeqvist, Folsom and Collier.
, ther announcements.
1‘art Two of the text book.
1 powder. The people of Coos coun 1915.
Filtered an second ciase matter May
8 , 1905. at the poet otlice at Coquille,
JAS. HOGAN, Proprietor
A n n o u n cem en t
E. E. .JOHNSON
0« Dt D« Theo. bergman ShoeMfff.Co.
TOR SIX MONTHS
COQUILLE LAUNDRY KILL CO.
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