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The Coast Mail.
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With this Issue wo not only enter
upon the new year, but we ido com
mence the second volumo of tho
Coast Mail. Tho paper was start
ed without a prospectus having
beea issued, find without a canvass
for patrons, and its success has
more than met tho expectations of
the proprietors. Our list of subscri
bers has been steadily increasing
since the first number was issued,
and it is a sourco of special gratifi
cation that it holds all who have
It has been our purposo for somo
months past, to lay aside tho "pat
ent outside" system, at the com
mencement of tho year, and, owing
to an unexpected obstruction of tho
means of transportation between
hero and Roseburg, wo were compell
ed to do so a few weeks earlier than
was intended. The paper is now on
a substantial basis, and it will here
after bo mado moro attractive than
it has been in the past.
We have perfected arrangements
for a scries of articles, on tho sub
ject of the early history of Curry
county, with moro perfect accounts
than havo over before been written
of tho Indian massacres and other
events of thrilling interest with
which that history abounds. The
increased space at our disposal, sinco
we have undertaken the printing of
our own paper, will enable us also,
to present our readers with a more
complete synopsis of the general
news of the day, and we shall con
tinue, as in the past, to make it
more complete in local news than
any other paper ever printed in Coos
The year now opened, promises
to h one of more than ordinary ac
tivity, in business as well as in po
litical circles. Our regular biennial
election coming on next June, will
be followed by the Presidential con
test, in November, making almost
the entire year a continuous politi
cal campaign. The rcvivai in busi
ness, and especially the restoration
of the price of coal and lumber to
figures which will justify shipment
has a certain bearing upon the gen
eral prosperity in this coast region ;
and the opening of work upon the
harbor improvement, will add an
important item to the revival of bus
iness in Coos county. As the Mail
has received a cordial support dur
ing the depressed period of the past
year, we feel assured of largly in
creased patronage in the more pros
perous future ; ana our readers and
patrons shall see improvement in
our paper in proportion to the in
crease in the business and prosperi
ty of the community in which it
7b KtsBit " fftooi titers Oregon
la Uro Omlng? Election.
In a few months, the voters of the
different political parties will hold
their conventions and nominate can
didates for the various State and
county offices to be filled at the
next June election. It is the duty
of the people of all parts of the State
to think about this important busi
ness beforehand, and to discuss the
qualifications and character of all
possible candidates, in order that,
when the time comes for action, they
may be able to act intelligently, and
avoid being thrown in the power of
designing and unworthy politicians,
The coming election will be one of
the most important ever held under
our State organization; for, although
there will be no Executive to be
chosen, the judges of all the higher
courts in the State, ore to be elected.
This arises from the provisions of
the Act of the last Legislature, pro
viding for the creation of a separate
Supreme Court, and for the appoint
ment of all of the Circuit, as well as
Supreme Judges, to hold till the
coming election. In making nom
inations for fiie various State offi
cers, the question of locality is one
which has much bearing upon the
choice of candidates, and tho citi
zens of all parts of the State very
properly insist upon a just represen
tation on the ticket This principle
has also been recognized by the
Governor in appointing the Judges
of the Supreme Court; Judge Kelly
being chosen from Portland, Boise,
from Salem, and Primin, from
southern Oregon. With tho single
exception of Judge Primm, southern
Oregoa has, at present, no personal
representative among the officers of
the State; this condition of things
is hardly just, and the southern del
egates of both partie to the nomi
nating conventions, will probably
claim from that part of the State,
one of the Supreme Judges, and the
Representative to Confrew, North
ern && northna4crn Owgtu send
our'pritent Scoters, awl "tho cen
tral portion of fro 8UtjW present
Representative; anl nothing short
ortnoabsenco of a suitable candi
date could bo mndo an oxcuso for
denying southern Oregon tho next
Representative to Congress, We
have interests of great importance
to tho State at large, and of still
greater importance to tho residents
or this part of tho State, which
should reccivo tho carnost attention
of Oregon's Representative; and
whilo wo havo no reason to accuse
tho present officials of neglecting tho
interests of any part of the State, wo
would look for moro efficient work
from a man who is personally ac
quainted with our wants, and whose
interests are with the people of south
Nor is tho material for a Congress
man, wanting; tho Convention can
find, south of the Callipooia moun
tains, a man who, in all the elements
required for that office, will com
pare favorably with tho best in tho
State. This is truo of both political
parties; and wo hope the citizens
who may havo the selecting of our
candidates, will eoe that tho choice
for that oflico is made from tho
southern portion of tho State.
tty Acalnut ASVctlen,
A New Haven dispatch of recent
date, says; There was a dramatic
scene in tho Harden trial to day dur
ing the cross-examination of Mrs.
Haydcn, when Mr. Waller asked the
Now, madam, you needn't answer
this question until you arc told to by
tho court: Mr. Haydcn, you say, is
your husband and the father of your
three children, and that he has been
a devoted husband to a loving wife
for between eight aud nine years;
that you have constantly maintained
pleasant relations, and that there has
been and is now the utmost confi
dence existing between you; that
you aro convinced of his innocence,
and know that if he is found guilty
he must suffer ignominious punish
ment. Under these circumstances,
would you not, under oath, as you
are, mako a misstatement T"
There was no answer. The witneca
burst into tears, as did nearly every
woman in the court, and tears glis
tened in the eyes of the sterner sex.
A silence as of death pervaded the
room, and the counsel for tho defense
hisucd out, "It is an insult to the wit
ness." Walter defended his action,
but the court ruled tho question an
The State Fair for IS&e.
The unavailing efforts of the State
Agricultural Society to fix the time
for holding tho Fair so as to avoid
wet weather, has driven them to a
" new departure " so to speak. At a
meeting of thosocioty ou the 2d ult.,
the time of holding the fair of 1880,
was fixed to commence on Thursday,
July let, and close on Thursday, July
8th. It was ordered that on July 5th,
there be a grand celebration of the
National Anniversary, with oration,
etc., in the forenoon. In tho after
noon, two trials of speed, and display
of equestrianship, farget shooting, etc.
for premiums offered, and in the even
ing a grand display of fireworks in
front of the grand stand ; scats free.
National salute at sunrise, noon and
Mexico at Peace, and Happy.
The insurrection which a short
time since threatened to amount to an
revolution in Mexico, has died out,
and a late dispatch says : Teace pre
vails throughout tho Republic. Con
gress is discussing the Sonora railroad
concession to which there is great op
position, based upon the fear that
such a road would precipitate the
movement for the annexation of So
nora, Hinaloa and Chihauhau, or in
cite filibustering from California.
The richness of Sierra Mojara is
rapidly deyeloping. Valuable gold
reins have been discovered. Ameri
cans are invited to come with mach
inery or engage in any other business.
Large quantities of American goods
are coming in.
Oenld Cor I be
A late dispatch says : It is under
stood that Gould, Busscll, Sago and
some other New York capitalists, are
bidders for the construction contract
of the Texas and Pacific railroad, to
extend the road at $25,000 a mile.
They agree to take stock and bonds in
equal amount in payment. This will
cd ve them 18,000,000 of the stock of the
company, and in case they complete
their contract within two and a hall
years, that will give them the control
by a stock vote. This offer will prob
ably be accepted within a few days.
Ax exchange y the Corvallis
Fruit Company is now drying fruit by
the Plummer process, and shipping
the same to England. The agent has
purchased 80,000 pounds of dried fruit
in Benton county alone.
ROSS A TIMMERMAN
Would announce to the jHtblie JtoiU
uioit new market
OPPOSITE THE OENTKAL HOTEL
IS HOW OrKNKD
AND THEY ARE rRErAHED to BELL
all xisns or
DEEP FORK MEATSot ALL KINDS
PROVISIONS AND VE6ETAKES
VESSELS axid LOOQIXO CAMPS
BTTRICES DOWN TO THE BEDjR
Captain, JUBnGsnta" atr!M
T (KTnMfanhlfM every nsra
Jj ing for Empire City, and returns
uT tho forenoon. Goes up Isthmus
Slough in tho afternoon and returns
to Marshfleld at nifht.
NASiURe A HIRST,
FnoCT Street, Marsh field, Oom.
NEW GOODS DYEVEP.YSTEAM
cr ; keep constantly on hand in
our largo and commodious store, a
well solectcd stock of
consitsing of the best staple and fancy
of all kinds, the choicest
A LAROK STOCK Or
HATS and CAPS,
BOOTS and SHOES,
RUBBERS and OIL CLOTHING.
SLIPPERS and OILCLOTH
CROCKERY and GLASS
Cigars and Tobacco,
and TA: IMMK
CHOI CI? WINK
CUTLERY, WOOD and
Our cxtonsivo show coses aro filled
Irish the finest
MILLINERY AKO FANCY GOODS.
PRICES TO SUIT THE TIMES.
N. B. All goods purchased at our
Store will be delivered free ot ebnruo
at any point on tho
route of tho
Cor. A and Front Sts., MAasnrixi.ii, Oa.
-Cq-AVIXO TAKEN CHARGE OF
-LmmXm the above named house, we can
promise to our patrons,
Fli-Mf-claiM Fare, Fair Sealing
And courteous attention.
tSTA TRIAL IS SOLICITED..
Is well supplied in its line, and is under
our personal management.
New Excelsior Oil Stove.
W4SiT MtoOmln AMOmWAHTBB.
COLDtA Ai IPPAKACTf AX9
Ti Mum t- Csm , lu.
TU Qnt C fcr Br. X"-- .52S
UmAicS.UimCaaiiMi,rmt w4Au. OtMfU
tttr.ui all wtMUtal
a ft Mvlr Until
BmS tor OratWnL
lac a AfewntUa Ou
ea4 MM rmtoUaa H b ctaatac te lh mImm W a
nnutvtU1Uamettun tor Jl .
AOZXTl waatsd i v7 wast is the
AddrtM, FI8HEE, MEDICATED BELT CO.
232 lUiaaU St., CUMfe.
COX' BARBER H Jfr,
IX FRONT OT TIIK CBWTEAL HOTEL.
If you want an cosy shave,
As good as barber ever gave,
Just call on me at mv saloon,
From morn 'till night or busy noon ;
My razors' sharp, my scissors, keen,
My shop is neat and towels clean ;
And there I think that you will find
Each articlo to suit the mind ;
I trim the hair with skill for gents,
Of course the price is fifty eeats ;
BhampooinKitoo.I do that well,
Give me a trial, that will tell ;
Bo holpme gracious If I wake you hol
ler, You need not pay a qHarter of a dollar,
P. 8. Hot and cold baths always ready.
DR. 0. B. OOLDEN, Paora.
OpjHMtte A'ttsbHif's Siore,
MATE CONSTANTLY ON HAND
AU, 80HT8 OK
W winks roii r
CIOARS and TOBACCO,
and everything usually kept In a
Prescription (Mrrfntty Com'
Constantly on hand
Mattresses P Bedsteads,
Chair t Lounges,
PICTURES, FRAMES, MOULDING
TAHLKS, .MIKHUHW -XC.
Made to Order.
COFFiyS mada at shortest notice.
Attachments, Nkkdi.ks tc.
. G. WEBSTER,
And I. nth lading.
THAVE LATELY RETURNED
I from San Francinco with a com
plcto stock of every thing in my line
ready mndo boots aud shoes, etc.
KST MATERIAL ONLY USED.
Roeburft & Coo Bay
STAGE mSSi LINE
J. ClAiVGK A. Co., P pi t h.
Stages vllllenre Coos City every
day (Sunday excepted) at 7 . 30 A. M,
THE TRAVELING PUBLIC
WILL V1XD THIS TO HE
CHEAPEST, REST and QUICKEST
OF ALL ROUTES
TO ROSEBURG OR ANY PART OF THE
nLOSE C O NN E C T I O X M ADE
J with the cars and overland stages
All business entrusted to our enro
will bo attended to with promptness
es7-FARE REDUCED TO 0.g
Each panagcr allowed 30Tb ofbaggagf.
For Further particulars enquire of
F. SCHETTER, At.
Telegraph office, Empire City.
Or 8. 8. BAILEY,
Blanco Hotel, Marshfleld, Or. 28
Ei B. Dean & C
E. B. DEAN, D. WILLCOX
C. II. MERCHANT.
W if aye Always on Hahd a Full
STOCK ALWAYS COMPLETE.
MANUFACTURED TO ORDER
SOLD IN ANY QUANTITY DESIRED.
and at tho
THE LOWEST LIVING PRICES.
Maiishpikld Empihe City.
II. P. WHITNEY, PiiorwETOU.
A good supply of
and all kinds of
constantly on hand. Also a
good stock of
SUPPLIED AT SHORT XOTH'E
It. SiMrsox . 1). Hoi i.aw
hvl: :e .A. a? s
nnd provisions of nil klmln
sold nt tin' low cut
DKLirtittKD ntmiy point desired
tSyWo keen nothing but thoWl-OJ
nnd iiMuru sntisfnctioii.
JUST RECEIVED IlYSTAMMt!
AT REDUCED RATES, BY
HEX It Y (J. PLOKOr.R,
1). Morse' Empire City
Mrs. . M. ItoeMmrt Proprietress
Exil'lltK Citv, Oox.
1'AR.U to Ki:.vr.
A SMALL FARM" SITUATE!) ON
tho hunk of tho Cixpiillc Kiwr,
ontaininj: J8 noro
RICH BOTTOM LAND,
With Homo nnd Orchard Can lie
Runted at a ltcnxonuble Unto.
For pnrticuliu-K npply to
Eutplro City, Ortpui,
B00T& SHOE MAKER
in ft thorough munner nnd uo
rarShopon Fnml Street, 0)jMti tlio
Pioun "Market. 17-tf
E. A. Anderson,
LIVERY AND FEED STABLE,
AIJL1NO DONi; AT SHOUT NO-
tice nndnt try reit-oniililo ritt(i.
CO VI. AND WOODCOXM VTI V OV II l V)
Stoves & Ranges.
I .n tent Iinprovnl
GUN8, RIFLES, PI8T0L8 AND
Tjj&J&BS Sc oils.
WOOD it WILLOW WARE,
Stcnrn,Wolcr I'lpo mid Fittings, Ornn
ite and i'lated Ware.
TIM, COPPER &SHEETIRONWARE.
EXKCLTKD WITH DlrilMTCII.
jrEXTRAS for Stovrn, Flow
Mowerri nnd RunpcrK furniidiod
ut iihort notice.
NEW DRUG STORE
MA US FIE LP, OR.
sr.xr imkik to XAU.ovricv..
LOUIS MUNIIOE, Proprietor.
FULL HTO0K OF
Drugs & Medicines,
CONSTANTLY ON J IAN I).
II liT IIKAIN OKJAItN
IVMcrlptloim 1'urffnlljr Comiioiiiulnl
by CoMijiclfnt Hiyslililii.
3oxl JKBr Illrr
l HWl I
11 1 J H T Ttf l. M U n ,. .. .. ."
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PHYtlCIAN If SURqeon
0. I). OOLDEN.M.D
PHYSICIAN Sb SURGEON
M UIHItHIJMl, Oiikciok,
C. W. TOWMH, M. I)."
PHYSICIAN &, SUnQEOK
PHYSICIAN and SURGEOli
OHtulth City, 0(jn,
S. II. JlA.At, J. W llAMOToT
1IAZAKI) & UAMILTON,
ATTORNEYS & COUNSELLORS AT LAW
Will piKi'tiro in tho vuiiom court
MTH'i: AT KMI'ltrit CITV, 0(I.V.
0". aVL. STGrUXTsT
AHORNEY COUNSELLOR AT LAW,
ATTORNEY & COUNSELLOR AT LAW
KM I'll! I! CITY, 0X.
Oiirt'ftroiiH nnd other htittfiicmi i.lf
in my ImiuU, will rvcolvii piompt i(,.
L'iUll . WMf
v. v. wiiumr,
U. S. MUtrrttl ami IT, ,S. ir;iiij
S U It V K Y O U ,
Cowiu.k City, On.v.
Will uttojid to tltuhtD'iitwttor inirrtj-ing
in mtv jwrt of tho (Hiiinly.
IVrfwt tiutMnf nlf Btirvoyed land, far
i:. ti. (i it i xixion,
Arnwm cwsskluir at lt,
A nlmro of nubile pntionitK ts nivct
fullj willrltcd. 1 33tf
l llfl(-Kt.l On Hi ON.
Thin InMltiilllh.il now nttunU the boi
filt. Illtlim fur iwllu-iill.m to tut fniinil hi tli
t'oioit ltcjtliMi of Soiithrrn Oregon Tlio
M-MUfiny n KnoiuiiU'il into thrr r ilciurt
IIUMltit tin fulloM.
Tlie Primary Department
111 wlill'h IiiIiimIiIi Inrf llmiw lip J to
Thr .fmilor Department.
I!inlirni'titt OrtlioLTntilii'. I!ijiltiir.
Writliijj, (IVittiiinnr, (irocra'phy, HUtur)-, '
l'Iiitlititfv. I'linvtlitir S'i'loiK i mill Mimi-
till ami 1'rurtlnil Aiithmi'lir
The Senior Department
linhnu'lii); I!oU-ki't'ilii'(xiilt ornf
ilnnliTf, ,i,ilrv)lli.l.ifiv I 'lif.(iilBlr l'.tlill
itil OoiKiiny, I.ittln, Itliclorlr, Illhc
.niiiiiiciii, AiKi'iiru, uctiiiiitrj , irip
noiiii'iry toul hiirwylnu'.
Iiihlriirllon In tlilit Knincli U vlitn
lloMiiit'iot 10 lmd for from to ft
K-r wci'k with privnto famlllt'A, nml tor
xtill ItwM wlii'ii Mornl Ktudi'iitii rlubl'
KOtlicriuul lMirii tlidiiiMihcH.
I'rimiiry IK'pnrtinoiil - l S,W
Junior . . .... 7r')0
b'vnlor . . .... 10,00
J. T. McCouuac,
HIGHEST & BEST AWARD
And Ortad Xdl of Boner.
Economy, Durability nnd Rapidity
combined with perfect work,
An DiitinfvUliiaf ft tuit vt Um
Giant Farm and Warehonse Fan?,
A. P. DICKEY,
N hilnf munr ln lmprornn, ihcy J"?y
iuloeyytiinili tlcaolm all tindiw "y
r, Ilan, ;! Ikini, Com r.d bnitll S
Tliey tni When frfi! by nt lundlioc Mp
KtU OiU frora Whil, i..l.y rd Kv TJity
try nfl ain(tniciili f"t l"lH ""til
Clour, Hj it.A, QnhnA Gnu, nd 1 !l "
Sntll findi They Cl.lf itUW '.kA ' -tnrr
ttMicilnn iuutd it a lli !- 'n m
Uit thoitoi tim.
Wntehoui.. M will M I rm Mill", ' 'I'
ilrueicJ, iili llai ttjuhlnff ( Kf a.i"sZ
to 504 lUlli
Ull "Ml Up" 6f lMkl 0W" V ' . A,l
board Ctitvr blcimcr. Ordcri Hlld
lj .t c ird when f.;iwlilJ "J"! MP- .YJ
Kr.,l.i and Clrcu'ar. luppll.d an rf10" &,,;
will he quolcd .' nd in IIUul l"- '''"
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