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THE COAST MAIL.
MA'I'IIKOAY, - - IHny J,1M7.
At Myiiuk Point Tho pcopto of
Myrtle I'otni nnil vicinity, havo do
oldml to honor tho National Aunlvor
finry, July -Klii ty n picnic cclobrallon,
nuil a dance lit tlio evening. A nicct
I ill? was announced In bo hold to-day,
In make-tlm nocennnry arrangement
tor tlio occasion. It I expected tlmt
thnpcoplfl ol(hi) Coipillhi will koiio
tally attend, nml In view of tlio nnttt
ml adaption of tlm locAllty fr such a
(t'li'lirntlon, nml energy arid good (auto
tif tlio ioitn tlioro, ll limy lio looked
forward to a a pluitnaiilitiitl nucontfiil
Too Much 11aij. Tho present
month luw been unusually wol,and
tho work of wvlng spring grain liw
hern greatly delayed In continence.
The. remit will Im tlmt m grain 111
lie raised limn was Intended, nntl tlio
farming Interest Injured. Full sown
grain, on land not too wet, I locking
remarkably well, mid unices II 1oIk'i,
will bo an excellent cro.
(Josn to Tin: Mi!K Win. Thomas
mid Nin, Hn. Morgan, J. Madden mid
I). Hutchinson, left HutliMrl for tlio
8ic mine on Wednesday. Homo
of tin? party havo claim already loca
ted In tltu mining district, and other
go to look at the iiilnco with a view to
HoiioolTax ThetdtUoiw of Coal
d aro making n specialty of the, ed
ncational Interest of tho place. Tlio
other day they levied a school tar of
Vli mill on tho projmrty within the
district. Thin ought to raise mean
to support a school for at leant six
Hai.i:i. Tim steamer Arrnfn left
for Han Francisco with tho following
lint of passenger,
I)ald Willcox, John Robertson,
Mr. 11 Stow, Andrew Johnson, Cha,
llrant, F.lhuclstoln. Also n cargo of
XiO ton of coal nml ft variety of nier
I.WATKI). Tho Rowburg A'fnr says
Prof. C. K. Harno U now In this city
nnd will give Instruction in the art
of phonography, nhich ho ha follow
ed fur nineteen year tho system ho
lug, .Marsh's Phonetic Hhorl Hand
j(e. Wo certainly wlh him success
Ksumuikik ('apt. Heed of Norway,
owner of the little steamer Crttt, in
having her ramodelcd mid made
much longer than befnrn. Hhe it alco
to receive now and lustier machinery,
nnd nlll lo ready for btisincis before
AttuHXKV Como. We hao
heard from Rnseburg that attorney
Witlin, Cainplndl, Lano and llolman,
from Hnrchurg, will tro In attend
unee iikii the eirenil court in till
county, next week.
OrroMTios Boaer Hlough Is now
probably the bot mtpjdled tranjMir
tation nmtonn the eoant. Tlmro ar
threo eouipetliiK eompnnien earryiiiK
freight and paAMtngern fnim CoaMo
A. l,oniu:i: ha gone to tlm interior.
Tin: iuni.Wiy 14 taking a cargo
of coal at HoiilhtrU
J. U Clkavim returned from the
Coqulllo on Tlmrwlay.
K. I'ahv, of Knndolph, htin four
okoof work oxen for nalo, cheap.
Tin: (riunV 7YVnir nrriu'ri ywterday,
loohtloforiin tout lior pawenger lint
Tui:ui:U a lare quantity of ntnve
tlmWr on tho Coo Olty w harf waiting
Tin: circuit court docket, it tho
late o4lon ill DuiikIiu county, con
tained '$ citei.
Tin: lloiirin mill at Norway In run
nlng, and manufacturing a good qual
ity of Hour.
Fou mowing manhluixt, noeilleji or
fixture f every kind, call at Mark'
t iirnltura xtore.
No new from tho hoathxlnnglng to
the Ttrllfjiht which waa itohm from
Cimm City lal week.
Mim. V, Maiik Iiih an aumirtment of
millinery gotiiU, adapted to tho want
of tholadieMof C(Hm Hay.
Oiiahh in tho prairie range in tho
wmthern part of tills county In very
high, and stock of all kind are fat,
Tut project of putting up ft cannery
nt the mouth of tlio Coquillo river,
tho coming Niimiuor,diA4 boon aband
oned. TiiKHteamor t'mpfrc I now nl Vic
toria, II. C. mid hu i oxpeoted to run
to thl port after her return to Bad
I.Uti): linn completed Iiln tramway
for hauling logn at Htimuur and haul
ing wan commenced thin week. Tho
ear In drawn by home.
John Diiu.y luforuiH tin, that hi
htoamer will probably go up Catching
Klongh, todny,and ho will nuiko reg
ular trips during next week.
Tiik All C'imi, faun tho CtHjulllo
river, paed thlv poil onThuiHduy mi
her way to tlio Columbia rivor, with
dipt. Pmkur mid hi worknion on
Tiik director of this nehool district
have purchaed one of WaUonV now
illiiHtrntcd .county, railroad mid dl
funeomnpH, for tlio uneof (ho eohool.
TliinU a wixa Mlep mid ono that
should bo followed by every district
in tho county.
Tim HUM (lolil Mlncn.
Lat Kiiok, having IiiiIiiom Which
(ook u Into the iiioro ftottthorn por
tion of thin county, wo embraced tho
opportunity to lit thoHOiith fork of
Hixe river, In Curry county, nnd to
noto tho mining operation! on thot
Tho Hlxc rivor I ft Mimll, rajilil
Hlreain, ilrainlng ft eonipiirmiveiy
innall men of the noithein jiortlon of
Curry county, and Mowing Into tlio
ocean ft abort dltaneo north of capo
Ulanco. The placer mine on thi
Mieam have been worked contlniiou
y, to a limited extent, for more than
twenty yenm pnt, and it I cafe to ny
that more gold hint beau taken out of
it than from miy otheratremu in west
ern Oregon except Hoguo river nnd
it trlbutarie. In former year, the
mine along tlio iiiiilu Htiemu below
the junction of tho rioiith mid middle
fork, were worked oxtenlvely and
with good roult, but at tho present,
mining operation are mainly con
fined to the ou t!i folk. The valley of
thi branch of tjio river I llttlovlno
than a mountain gorge, from which
tho mountain!!, of conglomerate for
matlon, Hho on cither hand to tho
height f, probably, eight or nine hun
dred feet. Tlioro i little, If any bench
or liottom laud along the troam, and
the gold that ha been mined here ha
Imxiu principally taken from the nar
row riverbed. All of thi rierhed
hat been worked, (except it few place
whom nome imriou olwtoclo prevent
ed) mid mouy part hove la-en worked
over wjvoral lime, alwrfy paying tho
miner for hi labor. Hut tho river
claim are generally "worked out,"
and tho attention of tlio miner! now
more nartlcnlarly directed to n ytem
of obi river channeU which are found
along the mountain ide, In fome in
tanre apjurently extending undnr
the mountain foromodUtauce. The
gold fmiiul on thi treani i very
eon rue, it ladng nothing uiiukuhI to
eo amplo neigliing from ono-fourlh
lootio-iiiilf ounce, and very few of the
minor niako any oUort to nave tho
line gold. Tho old channel horo
mentioned have been Millloiontly jin
jectd to prove their riclino,but
they can onlv 1m opoiiixl or thorough
ly pnwqKH'N'tl by tuninding. Thi of
couro require oine mean, and I
thorvforo impractu-ablo with many
inlner who have gMxl locations.
There are at prooent, .K or 40 por
ou In this camp, tho larger number
Mug (nun ihit county. Among the
number are Coo, Klgin, H. IIudou, M.
Madigan. K. Jeuning Han Hwd,
Peter Derrick, Air. Amlernon.Cha.
Hchrteder and Mr. Hoover. Three
uf tlm miner. have their wives with
I them, and all oppor to bo comforta
ble, hopeful mid happy. Tlioy all
havo claim ami nil work, ami gel
nonie compensation for it. Tho sottlv
meiit ha alt the virtue of a milling
camp, with none of tho vice illicit
tuually degrade larger mining com
muuilir. Under tho rule of tho dltrlct, each
miner "who I a citizen of the United
Slalon, or ha declared hi intention
to U'conio," can hold one claim in
tho river bed, one hill or bench claim
and ono gulch claim of 300 feet in
length oaolu Tho coming Mimincr
will probably do more toward div
clonlng tho meriti of :hl camp, than
all that ha heretofore U'on done. It
I certain that the gold I there in
largo quantitie, but tho oxponcenf
taking it out by tho procoHit which
mint now be reported to, ha not been
fully tested. Thero i mason, howev
er, to oxHct that the') mlnoswill
prove both rich and prosperous,
They had an enthusiastic railroad
meeting in Kofohiirg, on WWncsduy
of last week, of which the Western
Stor gives tho following account :
Judgu Watson wan chosen chairman
of tho meeting, nnd speeches wore
made by (Jen. I.mie, lions, h. F. tanc
James F. Gazley, S. H. llaxard, A. F.
Camplndl and Dinger Herman. Kueh
lKaker illutrutHl id a forcible man
ner tho enliro feasibility of tho pro
posed road to Coos Hay, and endeav
ored to imprcKs upon tho minds of
their hearers tho many benefit to bo
derived from its construction. Much
interest and enthusiasm was mani
fested in tho meeting; and tho assur
ance was given that tho road would
meet with tho assistance and hearty
co-operation of nearly ovory business
man and farmer in tho county. The
meeting Vim held for the purpose of
ascertaining (ho sentiment of tho
people regarding tho great enterprise,
ami tho result was even more satisfac
tory than had Iwou anticipated, at the
llrst opening of tho stock books leu
thousand dollars having been subscrib
ed, Tho fuluro prospect for this road
mid tho nsHiired prosperity of entire
southern Oiegon is growing brighter
with each day, The stock books aro
now open at tho otllco of tlio secre
tary, It, Nowcomb, mid wo hopo to bo
able to noto tho valoof a largo amount
of stock by our next issue,
Cait. Hakims has fourteen neros
hown lu peas on his farm on tho south
fork of tho Coquillo liver, besides tho
Usual oiops raised by farmer lu that
region, hi crops till look well, mid
his farm shows evldunoo uf buing well
Tlio Coquillo Itlrcr Improrrinciit
l miothor column of this paper wo
print tho icdort of Col. Wilxon, on
the aiirvey of tho mouth of tho Co
qulllo rivor, with ft view to tlio im
provement of tho ciilrnuen. It ap
penm from tho report that the engl
iieorhavoubiitantially adopted Copt.
PurL'ur' iilaii for tho luinrovoiiicnt.
but tho opinion I oxproMod that the j
Willi KIIOIIIII IIOIIIHYU IM-uii nui w iii-iii-
y iitright-migle with tho ciirnnit
The practicability of tho plan I con
coiled, iii'J the only question i the
nieaimwllli which to do tho neComiiry
work. It in very Holdout that, in ma
king a Mirvoy for im Improvomont
of tho Importance of thl,thoetimft
ted font, under tho liberal fcyUm of
computation adopted by government
ongineer,can bo brought down to tho
low figure which Col. Wilon give a
tho coitl of thl work. 1 100,000 or at
the outldo cHtlmnlof 101,200 i mi in
"ignincantMim, when comimred with
I tho great benefit which imtul reult
from tho Improveinont projectml.
There I n beautiful rivor, practically
navigablo for a dilanco of -If mile
whlchilraliui, and Utho natural out
let onulranportfttion route for a
largo area of the inont prluctivo (.oil
in the world. Agrlculturo In (hi en
tire region U now greatly doprowd
and land mid other proporty, depre-1
ciatcd In value, for want of mtch an'
outlet n thl mimlt miiii of money
would atrord. The oxjKjrt jrohict ,
olthU volley are fiibjcctcd to a uio-t
rulnoii tarilf liy tho mall tew!
which at IrroLiilar intervals enti-r tho
river, or by tho variou carrier who
mutt Im paid in shipping by the way
OI UH) nay, mni'iiiero i mil'? i ".-
thing left to pay for tho labor of ,.-
iductlon. Let tho mouth of the Co-
quillo rivor bo ojHined.even forvosel
of 12 feet draft, o that nouiiumal do
la shall bo oxperienced, ami tho val
ue of Teal estate will bo at once aug
mented to tho aggregate amount of
more than double the eol of the
work necoary to accompli)) tho end
desired. Congress should not delay
to provide for the commencement of
the improvomont. Two season, after
the fund arc provided, will bo suffi
cient to complete it, and whon finish
ed, it will bo an Important and per
manent addition to tho 'wealth and
productive capacity of the Statu and
Tho Kmplro City Dramatic Society
will give an entertainment next Wed
nesday night, al Itcichort's hall, in
KmpireCity. Tho following will be
tho programme for tho occasion :
Tim MflWKII or THK KAMILV.
Abnerllowbintl, bachelor C. C. Prydon.
Oscar luring, hi ward, Owen Jliort.
Tom Uow land, A 'a nephew A. Ivkliari.
Splecr FiHiUcr, a dandy, J. W. Jlciiiiult.
I'ulicy Niiwcoiiib,ius. agt. 1. 11. Atkinson
Mr. How land, aUterin-law of Abner
Howbii't Mrs. A. A. Ii raves.
Alice 1 low land, damrhter of Mr. How.
land Miss Ague Uvklinrt.
Una Mow land, adopted daughter of Al-
iu:r Uow land, Mrs- Nellie MgUn.
,ong C. C. Dryden.
Song J. W. ltetuiQtt,
who's who; on, all in a roo.
Hlootnfloldnrniubh'ton,an eccentric old
gvntlomau, C. C. Drjdan.
fc'iinonideSwanhopjer, a model xoiing
bachelor, Andrew JK'khart.
Ijxwrvnce lavender, man M'rvmit
J. V. Henneit.
Ciclly, daughter of Hlnomfleld Hnunble
ton, Mi Agnes lH.'khart.
Matilda Jane, maid of all wurk,
Mrs. Nellie PIgllii.
Tho not nrocecdn to bo used to aid
in sending Arthur A. NoUon. who was
his homo in Now Zealand.
Flint A Williams, who have been
engaged in miningou tho North Ump
qtiu for about a year past, havo aban
doned the mines and returned to Hose
burg. Tin: GihhI Templars of this pluco
at their lnt meeting adopted a nsolu
lion of thanks to Mr. Holt. Stnrkey,
for the bountiful and amironriatc ikioiu
dedicated to theirlodge.
Ci knj.ua i. Siikuman says that mil
itary allairs wero never so well ar
ranged in tho west a now, and that
General Sheridan has reduced every
thing loan admirable' and cU'cotho
Kent abstain 'jVhhkhcUohn.
May 10. A. II. Moore and wife to Or
senPattee.NEti of NEk' of sec. 15.
T.27,11 1. l,000.
May 'JO. E. 11. Dean t Co. to John
J, Williams, lot 3, block 7, town of
MarsUtleld, as surveyed nnd platted
May 22. Charlotte Smith to T. J. Mc
Laughlin, lot 7, block a, Coos City.
H urine iHlrlllifeHrr.
Tuksday, Mav 0.
Pch Uiura May, Ackerman, ilays
fntm H. P. to Soiithport Coal Co.
Wi:nNi:siH May 21.
Tug Fearless, Hill, Umptiua river.
KltlDAY, .Mv 'J:l.
Htr flusslo Telfair, ihitler, W) hours
from 8, F. pass undmdho to F. iVhottor.
May B-Sch FrlUilotr, llo.lon, S. F,
'f 7 8tr Areata, Holt, 8. F,
1 ' -
Mi', .'. .ir. iMetihuvt J'ropi'Mrt,
COOH MAY KKTAIUfAHKKT.
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llneon (Mile) "
" xhoiildor "
" eorntdl "
ApploK ior bus
I'loiir mt bid
f)vtT. 2 cent tjr can
Toinntoi. 'Hi " " "
Corn, " ' " "
Peai'lK', .;J7! or .'J can for $1.
Pie fruit iind Jellle per can W) lent.
U. S, MAIL LINE
nosiiiiuno to coos jiay.
DA1LV LIXE OF STAGES,
TIm qiilekwl, cbeajet ainlfcafct line!
Vo litent Ion on aecount of inl, wntr. ami
no iIcinl-H-M' whk'iiw miiIoel in the
lnjMiiilloji t,t fwMiij;fr ami freight.
vattcinleil to, ami vury care taken that
Hie comfort of pawK-iiger win uo xwumi
Cl connection will I .a,le with the
()('(Mm JillC OfsteamCTH '
!2"1 ,v v
""' ' "" .- -rs- -o '---" - - "-' j z - '
will find this to Ik the chuiixt and bct
of all riiuti-.
Ii:UKIN'S& HKAIimCK, Acts.
Melrtqmlitait Hotel Howburg.
1 PCHirrTKH, At-eiif, r.mptrc City.
j j: xxTii jiectTEoA y
HA VINf; LKASBDTHK DAWSON
blrkmith shop, in Marshiiom, 1
am preiMireil to do
share of patronage is
All person? indebted to the undcr
nined on account of over GO days
titiiuditiK arc mipiestcd to call and
sottlotlte aamo without delay.
S a. WKHSTKlt.
Iowor part of n two htory Iioum:
upper imrt used as a photograph gal
lon1, Knquire of
F. H WINCHESTER,
iupiro Iluiiro, Kinpirc City.
a No. i rnoToaiuPir tf.nt
she lULjx'.iv,. Hvtrj'thing complete.
For sle clu-ap. Knquire of
F K WINCHESTER,
Ktnpire liutisu, Empire City.
U. S. I.vvnOrncE,
Complaint lmvitif; Ik-ch entered nt
this olllw by Y.xnmw Hoick against A,
S. ontry No. atli'.datetl Sept. 10, 1S76,
upon the S of M , Sli-iol SWJf.fW.
2, and Xi:l4 of M.'.M'C. 11, township
111, Miuth range 15 wot, in Curry county,
Oregon, with n mow to the cancellation
of Niid entry ; the parties are hereby sum
moned to apiHar at this office on the 20th
day of June, lS7u,iten o'clock a. m., to
respond anil fumi-h testimony conceni
ing said alleged alundonment.
Wm. F. RrvJAMi.v, Register.
J C. FtLiKiiToy, Receiver.
Tho under?igned licrobv give ho
tico to all peron indebto to them
on neeount. t pleae comoand settle
thesttino without delay, with eah or
note. Ri:ED X- NELSON,
Norway, Cims Co. Ogn.
IS e o peaed.
millS HOrsE HAS REKN UE
X opened throughout.
GOOD DEDS AND GOOD BOARD.
.V CJIIXJISKWOKS etnploinl.
F E. WINCHESTER,
B00T& SHOE MAKER.
,iu a thorough manner and uso
; pSy-Shopou Front Street, cpposlto tho
1'ioiiecr .MarKct. M-r-n
VOX'H HANHF.R KHOP,
ix rnosT or tub ckxthai, iiorKr
If you want nn oay aliavo,
An good nn barlwr ever gave,
Jut call on mo at my aloon,
In front of Central hotel, nt noon ;
5Iy razor arc cbarp, my clor keen.
My boplncat and torrcNnra clean,
And there I think you'll find
Kvcrything to cut the mind ;
I trim the, Itair with kill for gent,
Of coure tho jiricc i fifty cent ;
Shaving, too, I do that well.
And nothing but a trial will tell ;
Ko help me gracious if I mnko you hol
ler, You need not pay n quarter of a dollar.
P.H. Ifot and cold bath always ready.
On Front utrcct. near Dean & Co
lorc. Jlft always on hand the bct of
BFJ:F, POHK, MEAT8 of all KINDH,
and everything to bo found In a
First Class Market.
ritWESa LOV'a theLOWEHT
.-A Ii vingbarc of patronage I solic
Notice is hereliy given that tho
itndcntlpicd lio lnt;n amwlntel admin
istrator uf the -statc of Thomas Dawson,
deceased. All jcnoii indebted to said
etate will lw Tupilrtil to make Imme
diate settlement, and all persons having
claims npn'imt said estate arc notified to
present tho same to mc, wltli proper
vouchers, at my reaidenre in Mareli field,
On-uim, witiiin six. month from the date
of till notice. E. A. ANDERSON.
Dated April 10th, 1870. 16-tt
Having lately bought tho etock of
urugg Heretofore lclonging to JJr.
llarrv lane. I ntn now iirenarcd to
carefully cotn))ound and put up
physician's procnption. The pat
ronage of those having prescriptions
to iq filled, is re pcctfully wdicitccL
LOUIS F. MITXROE.
jVTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
1 that O. II. Trey, of Coquillo rircr
Cckh county, Oregon, U not authorized
to transact any business for us.
REED & NELSON.
XonwAY, May 1, 1879. 20-2m
THE COAST MAIL.
TTsT -u 3T T1 IE 3D ,
On Tho Coast
WcnsTKK, Hackkh & Lockium,
Wm. Reiclier t9 Proprietor
Keeps confltnntly on hand, nnd ofTcra for snlo a superior artielo of -
LA6ER BEER, ALE AND PORTER,
N BAR 18 Ml PLIED WITIITHK CJtOWKBT BJUHti OF
INES, LIQUORS AND ClGAKS.
IJItAXCH SALOON A7 EMl'IUE CITY. Hfltl
Wm. G. Webster,
BOOTS &c SHOES
A SMALL STOCK
Of Custom Work Constantly on hond
Will Receive Prompt Attention.
Located on Front Street, opposite
the CENTRAL HOTEL, Marehficld,
E B. BEAN & CO.
E. B. DEAN, D. WILLCOX
C. H- MERCH.VNT.
We hats Always ox IIixd x Fcix
Stock Always Ceapkte.
MANUFACTURED TO ORDER
SOLD IN ANY QUAKT1TY DESIRED
At the Lowest Living Prices.
E. B. DEAN & CO. ltf
FaoxTSrarET,--- Maiishfiexd, Oojt.
bv every steamer; keep constantly
on hand in our JlROk' and COM
MODIOUS store, a well selected stock
consitsing of the best staple and fancy
of all kinds, the choicest
GIKXHKS ANO PfWVISlOWS.
A LARGE STOCK OF
HATS and CAPS,
BOOTS and SnOES.
RUBBERS and OIL CLOTHING,
SLU'I'-EKS nnu UlL CLUTit
CROCKERY and GLASS
CIGARS ANO TOBACCO,
Oils ami Vnilhes'j
Choice Wine and Liquors,
TJX WARE and AMMUXJTJOX,
wood and wuxow ware,
S 07.071 03iTE3K;-Z,
Our estensire showcases aro filled
wish tho finest
MILLIXEXY AXD FAXCi
PRICES fO SUIT THE TIMES
17, B. All soods purchased at our
tstoro wm bo ueuvercu jree oi cuargo
at any point on tho routa of tho
steamer Myitis. vM-
I Miun.xcyxaiza, ok
Co.tSTAXTLY 0J 1U3D
2Ialtret UJ JitdHeads,
Chair A Zewtf,
Criht 0 GreM,
PICTURES, FRAMES, MOULDCT,
TABLES, MIRRORS &.
Made to Order.
COFFIX8 maik at shorten eotla.
Attaciimekts, NEEwaa .
IL P. W01TNEV, Pnopjumefc
A good supply of ' t
and all kinds of
constantly on hand. Ake a
ood stock of
SUPPLIED AT SHORT1 KOTlCM
B. F. Ross, W. R. Smrw A D. Hoixami
aad provtstoa of aM kfc4
Bold at the Iow
JDELirEkUli at any petal Atdtvi
to -' J
Wl 'l'i III .i
J9We keep nothing VwttW
and Inur gMMmCUm!