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BANDON, OREGON, DECEMBER 29, 1914.
Leo Lehman and Harry An
derson Have Misunder
standing. Leo Lehman, hotter known nround
town us "Rlnckic", in suffering from
cuts iicro.13 the hack and right side
Mrs. Kay Flanders is nursing
fdight cut on tlio forearm and Harrj
L. Anderson is hound over under ?2or
1 ond awaiting hearing hy the Gran')
Jury, ns the result of a Christmaf
morning cutty fray in the upstair,
upnrtnient o fthe Dufort building, 01
The story as it appears from tht
evidence given in tlio preliminary
hearing heforc Justico of the Pence
C. R. Wado Saturday morning and as
it is related hy Anderson, shows that
Lehman started the affair that ended
with Anderson to the good. It np
pears that Lehman, who was more 01
loss familiar with Mrs. Flanders, wa:
jealous of tho attentions being show,
tlio latter hy Anderson.
Anderson, who is engaged in ped
dling meat around the city, oectipiec
tho room adjoining those of Mrs
Flanders and her sister, Miss Mubl
Post, in the Dufort building. Ho har
asked tho two young ladies, alonp
with some other friends to lakt
Christmas dinner with him.
"It was going to he somo swcl
meal, as I wanted to show them thai
I could cook," said Anderson ii
speaking to a reporter about this par:
of tho story.
He did not think anything in partic
ular was the matter jvlion ho awoke.
Christmas morning and hoard Mrs
Flanders and "Blacklo" in heated ar
gumcnt in the next room, aa ho sail
that it was the usual thing for then
to quarrel over something, lie pro
coeded to make preparations fo.
shnving and was just ahout ready ti
begin when ho noticed that h cdid no;
have enough wood in tho room t
keep the lire going. To get mon
wood ho had to go to the wood shed ii.
tho lower part of the building, and at
ho left the room lie supped Ins razoi
into his hack pocket.
"As I was returning with my arm.
full of wood, this fellow 'IHackie' me.
me at the top of tho stairs," said An
derson. "Ho said, 'You arc thai
meat peddling ," a.n.
Vent on to curso mo in every way la
could think of. In answer to his as
sertiomi that I had made a certain re
mark about him, I said that thore
must he a mistake somewhere ns I dit
not even know him and that if he
would get tho parties concerned to
gether wo could probably be able t
get tho matter arranged without nn
trouble. 'Wo can soon do that' was
the answer ho gave me."
Anderson thou threw down hit load
of wood and the two men wont dowr.
tho hall to the room of Mrs. Flandort
and her sister. Lehman throw open
tho door and at onco demanded of Mr.
Flandors if Anderson was tho mar.
who had made tho remark ahout him.
Upon receiving an answer in the nog
alive, Lehman said that she liod ami
wont oil" into another tirade against
"Ho made a move as if to attack
mo and I said to him 'You sinipl)
have got to have trouble haven't you
and as ho made a movement with hix
hand towards his hip pockot I grap
pled with him and pulled the raroi
out of my pocket and star tad to work
on him. Pretty soon ho cried out to
Mrs. Flanders and her slater not to
let mo kill him and Mm. Flanden
tried to seperate us."
"I thought ho was lunching for n
gun when hem ado a inov for hit hip
pocket and naturally I tried to Ihi.iI
him to it, I hail hwinl wmutliing tr
tho way ho (mated Mra. FUndem .1
tho way Ilea clod in geHeral ami n.u
urn lly, not Knowing him, 1 thought )
wan 11 hail oiio."
It canio nut In Um hearing fc 1
Juklli'u Wmli' I lint Milium hn
Mllll IIIUlIu U Wdfii tu uvt lufht of It
wliwii Hip Doubly l'fKn Hi rvUi'n
bow Unit Jlijjw" tMtiifwl AmW
ion with making a statement that
he (Lehman) was qatering to a falb
n woman, but "Anderson denies that
ncmnda any such statement or nay
other to that effect.
The only testimony takon" nt the
preliminary hearing was that of Leh
man and thop hysician who examined
and dressed the wounds. While thoy
are painful, the wounds are not con
sidered serious. One gash was nbout
half an inch deep and extended across
the back from a ouit just balow the
right shoulder blade and shows that
the razor just grazed the back bone.
A second gash is on the right side,
ut is short and not so deep and Leh
man's little finger oil tlio right hand
iti also cut.
Anderson appears to bo a peaceablo
ort of am an, and tells a straghtfor
"ard story that is affirmed in every
atail by both of the young women
nd only dhTeres in one particular
iom the account given by "IJlnckie"
hos yas that he did not make a
love towards his hip pocket. It is
ot known when the Grand Jury in
caligction will take place, as tho
.resent jury has ndjourncd anil
anded in their final report, btu may
e recalled ahold thcro bo enough bug-
ness to warrant it.
"TREY 0' HEARTS."
Following their narrow escape from
le train wreck on tho bridge, Alan,
ose and Marcus Scurry off and lose
lemsolves from the sight of those
board Trine's special. In this ven
ire Ihey are aided by the fall of
Meantime, (he freight-lmin crew
iscover the loss of t!hc caboose. There
i a stop at a telegraph office to ro
ort and ,-ecoivo instructions. Ilcie
he presence of Judith abonrd tho
rain is discovered; she is booted off
oto the night, passing, in her man's
lotliiug, ns a tramp.
Alan, Hose and Jiarcus emerge
rom tlio gully onto a wagon road.
Villi the hope of securing horses,
Jlfiy.JliiiUoJioswman .naniial Jlopi
fim, a half breed, cattle-rustler and
general bad man. He is riding north
o hold up the California Limited.
Iopi directs the party to Mesa, a typ
cal Wostorn frontier town. Arriv
ng hero, Alan purchases three saddle
torses and n trail outfit. They take
edgings in a hotel.
Wheii Trino's special arrives at the
olograph station the engino is. un
oupled; tho Pullman is loft. Judith
omos aboard and goes into confor
nce with her fathor and Marrowphat.
Vlnle this is going on Hojii Jim ap-
iroaches and proceeds to hold tip the
jarty. Trine manages to secure hiu
ei vices as a guide in the proposed
pur.mit of Alan, RoaO and K-rcus. Ju-
lith epccts to head tjiin expedition
ut her dislike for Marrowphat causes
ler to hestitalo. However, Hopi se-
uros horsos for tho pnrty and Ju-
Jith is brought into the plan. Inci-
len tally Hopi informs Trine of his
noatuig with Alan and his conipnu
ons and of their intention of visit-
tip; Mesa. Trine's party direct their
march in this direction. Hopi has
oeon casting longing oyos toward Ju
dith. Judith, to exasperate Marow
phat, encourages tho half-breed.
It is in the cool of the dawn when
Friuo's party arrivos at Mesa. Alan
iears them coming and rouses I tai
ns and Rose. They steal down the
uck stairs and escape on their mounts
When Judith, Marrowphat, Hopi and
i'exus, the latter a friend of llopi's,
ircnk in tho door, they find they have
irawn n blank. Rushing out they
nount their horses and give chase. r.
lan's party enter the foothills, Roe'
torse stumbles aid falls; Rote ir.
In own to the ground. Alan, follow-
ng behind, catches iwr from the
round and lift:- her to his saddi)
ithnut stopping. Judith's party
i .ng gained mi their victims, up
1 Cue. This is returned IIujhV
in isc in dropped and his friend, Tex
ts, is shot fiom liis saddle. The pur-
uers njtu rally p.. use. Alan, Itot-e
nd HiiiYiii turn into a canyon, and
liopl, all 1 in im." i-crurert another
ior., KUK 't ,1 hImiM cut and a
niMthod io MtUllitliiUr tin- fulfill.-. - Ii
id Un-in tniuugh the mountain to '
. ttail which ovcihuiign III trail
'ih-! .Mini Mtid hi puny art fnUov
r A I lll- upploplMlr IIUHIU't t .
1 H 1 - tu l.. I hi I llu . 1 '
1; ,1 1 1 1 . ... .1.
i-rilotapj b ' 1 ' 1 1 ' ,
.ill athf in urn.--. u, M4i A Ui' ik4
fui It t luu AUi , K -m uu i
dith, in the meantime, parts company
definitely from Mnrrowphat and rides
on alono. Hopi Jim, after relieving
Marowphat of hie valuables, pursues,
Judith. Marrowphat returns afoot
to Mesa to await Trine in his motor
Alan, Hose and Barcus, by dint of
forced marches, penetrate the moun
tains to the desert beyond. Judith's
trail lms paralleled that of the fngl
lives but on higher ground. About
daylight Hopi comes upon Judith and
attempts to kins her. There is a ter
rific struggle. Alnn sees it from be
low an rocognisea Judith . Awaiting
his chance, Alan shoots and brings
down Hopi. However, Hopi has tied
Judith to hor horso; the horao bolts
with Judith unable to prevent. Alan
horror-struck. Ho knows tliat Ju
dith is his enemy, that he should hale
and a'loid her. Yot tho sight of hor
1 such a perilous position, induced a
conflict of emotions hard to explain,
Should he go to hor rescue? He turn
ed to his companions. Thoy slept
(This installment of tho Troy 0'
Hearts will appear at the Grand, next
Thursday, Doc. 111.)
COOS COUNTY GETS SMALL
SHARE OF FORESTRY RESERVE
Coos county will get only $003.38
from the United States forestry ro-
orve fund. It has been announced
ut Salem that 25 pec cent of the fund
for the fiscal year ending June SOth
is to be distributed.
There are 15,680,9:54 acres of for
est reserve in the stato and the total
1.0 be apportioned to Oregon counties
s $fi 1,000.50.
Tillamook county with $365,94 gets
-.he smallest appropriation of any
ounty in this section of Oregon while
Lane county, with 6,1 99.52, gets the
argent apportionment. The total ap
propriation and acreage of several
counties in this section of the state
are as fJolows:
Cool;G02 acreage, f6088.- -
Curry 670,438 acreage, $2,256.19.
Douglas, 1,179,521 acres, $1,003.79.
Lnne, 1,567,914 acres, $6,199.52.
Jackson, 081,000 acres, $2,695.25.
Tillamook, 92,550 acres, $305.04.
Josephine, 042,020 acres,$2,538.50.
Among tlio Christmas cheer which
comos year by year we noted at the
G. A. R. hall, besides the usual greens
there was an abundance of golden
color and on inquiry we found truly
the red holly of youth was hero turn
ed to the gold of age, that real gold
which comes of a happy blending of
a union of two hearts for half a cen
tury. Fifty years ago, on Docembor 25, in
Sparta, Wis., in that memorable year
of 1801, W. A. DeLong and Evelyn
Wilcox became mnn and wifo. Mr.
DoLong is a veteran of tho Civil war
and his friends of tho G. A. R. and
W. R. C. on learning of this, resolved
to celebrate tho occasion and tho ro
sult was one of tho most happy so
cial ovont of tho year. At !!:00 P. M.
the bride and groom ronowod thoir
vows, Rev. C. Mayno Knight per
forming the ceremony.
The bridnl party were arranged on
the platform which was beautifully
Mrs. Faulds and Mrs. Tylor ac
companied tho bride who carried a
l ouquet of white roses tied with gold
Mr. Fauld3 and Mr. Tyler, buth vet
erans and old friends, appropriately
acted as escort to tha groom as they
also were both married about fifty
yeuiM ago in the same ctty and sL to.
Among the fifty gtisstc were many
whose silver haim gave evidence of
years which were in sympathy with
the occasion anil called up many ma
in cenc ot olden time w! icli g:-ve ai.
.1.1 I'M 1. trr.'st tc t"o oomsioii, yji :
t.h. Uu.hn.r w,.m .a ,-.H .i v nil I
h'd 1. tr.-.'st tc t
time cusUftn of Arst U, kiaa the bride,
which honor fell to Mr. F.uWs, but
oth-n. .eeml willing to follow.
Lunch was aervrd in the dining
I'ooni whir'i una Utih 111 gold nnd 11
typ.nU of life Uh tht 1 Hy n of the set
1.1 l u'ii'" u lUMMtiul day. mm
1, 1.. . u . t '
ir wv iwhi uiu ui ins ovraxoi
nut- 11 tht fuiin of two pur of
it'll 'ur- .'.. h pro
.1 il 1 mi 11.
fi jM)ti t ut Mia
NlV RAILROAD RATES WILL
HELP LUMBER BUSINESS
That the granting of n fivo per cent
ncrctse in railroad freight tariffs
vJll help the lumber business is tho
opinion of many who arc acquainted
wtt,h tho lumber and railroad situa
. The railroads of the United States
us a: oat one-third of all the lum
bur that is manufactured nnd the new
increase in freight rates will add from
IhMy to fiffy mill ion dollars to them
anjiunlly and will enable them to
ha$(i more new. road and repair their
old) slock. This will of course create
1 itijw demand for lumber which can-
noty help but stimulate the lumber
business throughout the country.
-Mr. J. L. Kronenbcrg, of this city.
sax that ho thinks business should
pleJl up now in tho lumber line, and
as- iscon as tho war is over, there
viltle agreator demand for lumber
thafcfor many years.
Gil. R. II. Rosa says that there
ihoOld be a revival in tho lumber bus
inMp from the fact that the rail'
roadf ujo sucji a large percentage of
ihefliimber manufactured and that
they will certainly do somo building
noWllhey have thoir desired increase
in freight rates.
With these various facts before us
there is certainly reason to feel
hopii'ul over tho outlook for this sec
tion, ftf the country during the next
DANDON MAN GETS OFF EASY
-A iTER THEFT AT COOS ILU
The following article from the
Viarclitield Record is of interest to
Janc'en newspaper readers in that the
.rinci al character is tho father of a
ramHy wihch is destitute and who arc
t present living in this city, the moth
r recently out of the hospital and the
hijdren being taken care of by
Melds. The fathor is said to lie 'a
hggusl drukard and is said not to
nave concriouieu to mo support o;
the family for some lime.
"A. James thought to make him
self a Christmas present, being in
thoc ity without any friends, nnd
short of funds besides. James had
been helping about the Union Meat
Market and for two or three days had
acquainted himself with the shop and
learned where the money was kept.
n tiie Thursday noon rush James
mad'' his haul. The first learned of
the affair was when E. Anderson enme
nto the mnrkct and wanted to kno?
what James was doing with the firm's
ash box out on tho Terminal dock.
Investigation developed tho cash
drawer in tlio safe was missing nnd
Pete Dnngee, one of the employes,
hurried out after tho self-made Santa
Claus. Mr. Dungee found James with
the drawer in his hands and made him
'fiskr" himself. The amount of mon
ey in the man's possession was some
where between $50 and $G0, but some
wherea round $3.00 was missing.
James was fairly well intoxicated and
bogged to bo let oil' from prosecution
and sincct ho season was one of gen
eral good feeling, no complaint was
filed against him.
SAYS THERE IS GOOD
PAY SAND ALONG COAST
F. H. Fields, who lms beon operat
ing a black stiiid mine along the beach
up the coast, says there is somo good
pay sand in that section, there being
both gold and platinum in good pay
ing quantities, but that it will take
careful work to oxtrnct it, Mr. Fields
brother, Geo. E. Fields, wjir hore vis
iting him for a short time but re
turned to San Francisco last Satur
day on the Nann Smith from Cooa
The Field brothers were formerly
-ikiislructirvn ivmlrarlnra ntul linv
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',u,!l number of big bridges through-
I "fT! V "tB "
i ""'r.: 4l ,
L M.r: l!M U, T', unt1hu'' '!t,c yor
thl Mmek ."Hml ' till, wctlo.
11111T .Ujk iimy ore milling BUIIIU gOOII
ti:iy -H'nl near the old Lane mine
luch viuld not le uvwl with Ut pro
fuMMs they had numlMir of yottr
ago when thi mine was worked for
tin- riiHt tmm.
- thlrUwn MMIHgfr.
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HUH. I, I AM HLLLim ' M. ftWtl Hn. J- H Aunr s id fsmll)
-- I wf ' urlntmM nuns at iim him
1 Tht (.raiul lUik Jlallgivtii UwUf 'J. U IHlfa, at W)(rtW I'elnl,
IiwhiWh4 navlll wi, i,y Uw Itaiul , , eordiAf U Myrita '4al JJaIw-
Pun of VirtvrftM tmrltim
ove, for tho benefit of Bandon Post
G. A. R., wns a success in every par
ticular. There were about 40 or 50
maskers representing ns many differ
cat characters, many of whom were
nbout as perfect as could be imagined.
There wore thirteen prises awarded
to maskers, all of which tfcro dona
ted by Bandon merchants. Tho mu
sic was furnished by Knusrud's or
chestra, which is always n sure re
commendation. Several restaurants
served midnight suppers nnd the lad
ies of tho W. R. C. served sandwiches
and coffee at the pavilllon.
The committees left nothing un
done that would, insure a good time
for nil present and the evening was
one of the most enjoyable of the sea
son. Tho winners of the nrizes and their
Prize No. 1, Won by W. P. Griggs;
character, Abraham Lincoln; $5.00 in
rash, donated by Bandon Camp Sons
Prize No. 2, Zoo Forshay, repre
cnting Mary Todd Lincoln; a pair of
ady's slippers, donated by M. Breuer.
Prize No. 3, Mrs. Sadie Shields,
eprescnting Indian Sqaw; box sta
.inoary donated by D. M. Averill.
Prize No. 4, Wallace Carpenter,
.eprescnting Indian; box of cigars
lonatcd by Bowniairf& LcGore.
Prize No. 5, C. R. Bmgarten, U. S
;old'ter; umbrella donated by Golden
Prize No. 0, Mrs. Ora Garton, rep-
escnting Evening Star; hand mirroi
lonatcd by Bandon Dry Goods Co.
Prize No. 7, Mrs. 15. I. Randleman
lags of all nations; umbrella donatci.
.y O. A. Trowbridge.
Prize No. 8, Miss Otillic Lewin
iiilterlly; xouvcnii spoon, donated bj
ioyle Jewelry Co.
Prize No. 9, Mrs. J. T. Mars, high
nnd lnssio; cake plate donated by tin
tfcNair Hardware Co.
Prize No. 10, Miss Alice. Gallier
mtterfly; souvenir spoon donated bj
Prize No. 11, Carl Averill, best
lressed gentleman, four pairs men'i
locks donated by J. Ira Sidwcll.
Prize No. 12, J. L. Conger, Indian;
dress shirt donated by Hub Clothing
& Shoe Co.
Prize No. 13, nnmo of winner not
Known, character "the devil"; prize
a book donated by C. Y. Lowe.
R. OFFICERS ELECT
Bandon Post G. A. R. elected ofii-
:ers at their last meeting' for 1915,
C. A. Rodgors, Commander.
R. F. Shannon, Suuior Vico Com-
C. B. Zeck, Junior Vice Comman
J. A. Faulds, Quarterma&ter.
II. A. Cox, Surgeon.
A. M. Sumner, Chaplain.
J. W. Felter, Officer of tho Day.
Avery Tyler, Officer of tlio Guard.
W. F. Kennedy, Delegate to de
Moses Wilson, Alternate delegate.
C. B. Zeek, Adjudant.
Hircm Fish, Scrgt. Major.
Autle Henry, Q. M. Sergt.
R. H. Rosa, Patriotic Instructor.
COOS AND CURRY TELEPHONE
CO. ENTERTAINS EMPLOY
Tho Coos and Curry Telephone Co.
entertained its employes thoughom
the two counties, to a baqnuct aim
lance at the Chandler hotel in Marsli-
(ield Saturday night. The banquet
was served at 7:00 o'clock, aftei
which dancing was enjoyed until mid
Those who went from Bandon wore
Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Laugloy, Misses
Clara and Christina Mcintosh, Mis
Flora McLeod and Miss Alta Willnrd.
They report a mout onjoyablo time
and stato that their employers are
ELIZABETH ARRIVED FRIDAY
AND SAILED AGAIN SUNDAY
The EIIshImiIIi arrived In port
Christmas morning with 11 largo car
go of freight and Un jmutunw. '5h
Malted again Sunday morning wjtli u
full enrgo of lumWr and frelglit and
Portland Man Has Sugges
tion Which Would Help
Portland, Oregon Stato and coun
ty cooperation in financing tho clcar
i.ig of logged off lands in the stato
' i suggested in a letter written by
C. V. Ijniinr to C. C. Chapman, man
ager of the Portland Commercial
Mr. Lamar contends that the state
iwes this aid to tho pioneers as well
s to tho many others who would like
11 opportunity to possess cheap ag
icultural lands. He proposes that
he state and county should buy the
tump lands, clear them and then sell
hem to actual settlers on a 10 or 20
car payment plan. He wants the
'ommercial Club to take the matter
p with the next legislature. His let-
ar is as follows:
Having given the question of how
est to bring about the immediate dc
clopmcnt of our logged olT lands
ome thought, and not being a 1110111
er of your organization, I am taking
his means of bringing to the atten
ion of your body for its consideration
plan which may be a workable one,
nd in fo doing would call your atlen
ion to an article in a recent issue of
There is no reason why we should
ot seek the state's aid for this pur
ose. It is an much tho duty of this
tatc to finance for the benefit of its
lioneers for the purpose of reclaim
tig its stump lands ns it has assumed
t to be its duty to purchase back its
vaterfront and tidelands for the bene
it of its commerce; nor should our
egislaturc hesitate in granting such
tssistance any more than it would ex
ect tho national government to re
"usc aid in the state's effort to re
:laim its desert wastes. Vast sums
ire apportioned by both irrigation
jrojects, and vast sums must bo forth
:oiiiing for our logged olf lands, for
t has been demonstrated that theso
ands can be reclaimed Bhly by brawn
nuscle nnd dynamite.
Tiie settler must be extended the
lame opportunity in his choice of farm
and that ho is given in our dry re
;ions and the legislature must assist
.he country to solve this problem that
.he settler may be given tho benefit
if cheap lands. Tho fact that our
egislaturo will meet tho national gov
rnnient half way in its nppropria
.ions for irrigation purposes cstab
ishes a precedent, and it should make
tself ready to meet the county half
naif upon request.
Let us take tho matter up along
these lines. I would suggest that
your organization appoint an able
committee for tho purpose of drafting
x bill for the ratification of otlyjr
'ommercial bodies of the stato and
.ater the approval of the legislature
low about to convene, said bill to
orovido for the purchase of loggod
off lands of agricultural value from
privnte owners, tlio state to furnish
uilf and the county half of the nec
ssary amount of purchase, together
with the amount that would be cou-
lidered necessary to partly clear tho
laud. (Tho settler should ho willing
to finish what the stale and county
Lot the cost of this improvomont bo
tddetl to the original cost of tho land
and then sell to the settlor at that
price, ho to have 10 to 20 years in
which to pay for it. The interest
rate should be as low as consiHtunt
his first pnyniont of trio principal to
bo mudo ut tho end of two yoom, lie
to mnko certain valuable imiirova-
munis In the meantime.
If wo had such a law as this In force
now, wa would lw nblu to givo em
ployment to the llmuMilmlg (hut itn
.ere clamoring fur It and the .t.iio
would lw U unfiled, ltidt R . , jl j
I Mtilfylllir a DftlMUUnt dalnun t fi.e
fheap arrUultural land.
Every fall w i...v wvm thuo-.
and itum om- m-i ih rlly from loy.
glng and i-'j1 " " mn. tnii
i'ouw be drawn vim tur lul...r (...
lhi rhariMtor and IW i mown
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