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                            Coquille, Or.
     [keywords updated Oct 2009; additions & revisions still needed.]

       1901-June   1901-July5-12   |   1901-August-&on   1902   to newspaper menu

July 19 - 26

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July 19

county-court official-county prices road transport draying road-street road-sidewalk road-bridge coal oil name-Panter name-Nosler utility novelty-wood-firewood Tot-Marshfield Tot-Coq school name-Bunch 
CoqB 42 July 19, 1901 
county court proceedings.   [expenses and transactions.  very lengthy.  many well known names.  Excerpts below.  ]
     McQuigg road appraised for damage; ordered that appraisers report on relocation of Marshfield- Coquille road near McQuigg's be accepted;  R. G. and M. A. McQuigg; to be paid $40 damages by county, and road ordered opened.
      Petition for relocation of a portion of C.B. Wagon Road.
       V N Perry, court house janitor Apr 7-July 11 $94.  W.R. Panter 5 tons coal for court house $15
W A Goodman, building 200 feet of sidewalk $10.   L. L. Lantz, 3 tables for courthouse $4 25. Phoebe Whetstone, washing for prisoners, $11.85.    A B Dean 1 ton coal for ct house $3.
Wm Mansell, wood and hauling for courthouse $9.50.   City Of Coq, water for courthouse 3 mo  $9.
W.C. Benham hauling 21 tons coal for courthouse $10.50.   Wm Rich, coal oil for courthouse $8.50.  Stephen Gallier, boarding prisoners $76.  Stephen Gallier 1 mo. salary sheriff $166.67. 
Ed Gallier  1 mo salary deputy sheriff $60.  J.b. Dulley 1 mo. salary co. treas. $50.  L.H.Hazard 1 mo. salary co clerk  $100.  R H Mast, 1 mo salary deputy co clerk $66.67.  W H Bunch  3 mo school supt $238.05.   C H Nosler  3 da examination of teachers $9. 
W D Reedy 3 da examination of tchrs $9 . J. S. Lawrence 79 da salary assessor $237.  T.J. Thrift 53 da salary deputy-assessor $159. J.W. Mast, 78 da. work in assessor's office $195.  Stephen Gallier, special deputy hire, $10.  J.J Stanley 5 3/4 da. work in sheriff's office $14.35. J.W. Leneve 6 da work in clerk's office $12.00.  Irma Lukens 14 da. work in clerk's office $25.37.
L Harlocker account of 3 mo. salary co judge $200  Donald McIntosh, salary co commissioner and examining bridges $43.40.    R.C. Dement, salary as co. commissioner, and examining bridges $38.80.

Animal-deer pursuit-hunting law  CoqB 43 July 19, 1901  
open season for deer commenced July 15, ends Nov 1.  unlawful for any person to capture, kill, or destroy in open season more than 5 deer.   [Lengthy.]

Church OT-SF Event  CoqB 43 July 19, 1901  
     There are about 60,000 delegates attending the International Epworth League convention, in San Francisco.  +

natl Condit-strike  CoqB 43 July 19, 1901 
     The strike situation in the east [sic] hasn’t changed very much.  As soon as one strike is settled another springs up and takes its place.  +

natl Filler trust saying condit?  CoqB 43 July 19, 1901 
     J. Pierpont Morgan is creating quite a stir with the gigantic combines he is organizing across the pond.  The next move will more than likely be to gain possession of Mars.  +

Improve Tot-Coquille condit-progress paper-attitude? 
CoqB 43 July 19, 1901 
     The improvement era started in this city, several months ago, [sic] has by no means subsided.  New buildings are going up on every hand and a great many are contracted for.  +

natl filler Condit people-attitude paper-attitude? Literary book church-indir 
CoqB 43 July 19, 1901 
     Andrew Carnegie, “the philanthropist”, who squeezed $200,000,000 out of the working people of America, has now got [sic] the idea in his head that he can buy his way into heaven by giving a little of his money for free libraries.  There is, more than likely, a surprise party awaiting him.  +

World natl filler OT-Philippines war? Locale-U.S. condit? People-attitude paper attitude? 
CoqB 43 July 19, 1901 
     Aguinaldo has already asked leave to visit the United States.  Undoubtedly the people of this country will feel highly honored by the presence of this little straight-haired rebel who is responsible for the lives of so many American soldiers who were killed in the attempt to put down the Filipino rebellion.  +

Tot-Coquille road travel paper-attitude condit? Locale-CoquilleRiver 
CoqB 43 July 19, 1901 
     Coquille is fast becoming the trading point for the farmers along the Coquille river and its tributaries, and with this fact in view, our public highways should be looked after and kept in repair, but if we allow them to become unfit for travel the trade will surely be diverted to some other town.  +

govt mail condit? Paper-attitude natl filler  CoqB 43 July 19, 1901 
     No stronger argument can be pre[  ] for the immediate reform of [  ] abuses of the second class mail [  ] ivileges which have crepted [sic] in than the official estimate that one-half of the matter now carried as second class, at a cost of $60,000,000, should properly pay third-class postage.  The postal authorities can count upon public support.

condit-outlook job locale-Coos  CoqB 43 July 19, 1901. 
     The Roseburg Plaindealer in last week’s issue said that a gentleman returning from Coos had informed them that work was scarce in Coos county, and what work there was such little wages was paid.  Now this man must not have seen much of the county or he would have known different [sic].  There is plenty of work here for everybody and wages are as good, and in some instances, better than in many parts of the state.  +

World filler condit prices  CoqB 44 July 19. 1901 
     The interest on the national debt of France no [sic?] equals $200,000.  +

Natl filler trust condit coal  CoqB 44 July 19, 1901 
     A huge trust is being organized with sixty million dollars capital to handle the soft coal output.  +

World filler health-contag OT-France  CoqB 44 July 19, 1901 
     It is said that the Bubouic [sic?; = bubonic] plague is spreading fast in Marsailles [sic] and it looks as though it might be  +[sic; no period.  M. note: text ends here.]

Natl filler OT-Montana disaster-fire prices  CoqB 44 July 19, 1901 
     The Butte Hotel, of Butte, Montana, was burned to the ground the 13th inst., with a loss of $90,000.

World filler OT-Mexico Locale-US fair?  CoqB 44 July 19, 1901 
     The Pan-American Congress, which is to be held in the city of Mexico next October is now an assured fact and all American states will be represented.  +

world filler war OT-China [?]  CoqB 44 July 19, 1901 
                                   ALLIED SOLDIERS IN CHINA.
     The Americans as a whole struck me as about the best practical and intelligent fighters it is possible to imagine.  Their commanding officer, Captain McCalla [sic], U. S. N., was untiring in energy and courtesy, never wanting in resource [sic], always prepared for an emergency.  Their bluejackets [sic] and marines [sic], mostly straight from Manila, were cheerful workers, fine marchers and excellent shots.
     The Germans were soldiers rather than sailors, perfectly equipped, armed and provisioned.  They averaged a higher standard of height and chest measurement, and, I am inclined to think, of education, than any of the other troops and could work better and longer hours.  Every one [sic] of their officers spoke English and French, and they had their men splendidly in hand.  The Russians, on the contrary, carried nothing except, of course, their rifles and cartridges, and appeared to want nothing.  In the blazing heat they fought and marched in their thin drill forage caps [sic]; in the cold nights they slept in their white sailor clothes.  For five days they lived on half a ration of biscuit and filthy river water and were never sick or sorry. [sic]  Against Asiatics they are probably the most successful troops in the world. – Bingham’s “A Year In China.”  +

World filler OT- character  CoqB 44 July 19, 1901 
                                                     Spunky Wilhelmina.
      Queen Wilhelmina even as a child possessed inflexibility of will and in those early days a consciousness that she would one day be queen of the Netherlands.  “I do not allow you to entertain your friends in my presence,” she remarked at the mature age of 4 to a lady in waiting upon whom an acquaintance had called one day.
     When she was about 13 years of age, there was an amusing scene between the queen regent and her little daughter, arising out of a strong desire of the latter to be present at a banquet given in honor of the German emperor.  To all the pleadings of her daughter the queen regent turned a deaf ear, but there finally remained for the regent but one alternative – to herself conduct the recalcitrant young lady to her bedroom.  This she did, but not without one final energetic protest from the disappointed queen of the future.  “I will go on the balcony and tell the Dutch people how you abuse their queen!”  +

Paper prices  CoqB 44 July 19, 1901 
SUBSCRIPTION RATES: Per Year $1.50.  Six months  .75.   Three months  .50.  [nfq]

Natl filler politic climate-indir Locale-  CoqB 44 July 19, 1901 
     Politics in some eastern states [sic] has been quite warm of late as well as the weather.  +

Condit war govt saying  CoqB 44 July 19, 1901 
     Already about 45,000 applications for pensions on account of the Spanish war have been filed, and the list has as yet fairly began [sic] to grow.  How long pensions are paid after a war ceases is not only indicated by the million pensioners of the civil war [sic], that ended over 36 years ago, but by the fact that nearly 500 pensions were granted last year on account of wars previous to the great civil war.  There will pensioners of the Spanish-Philippine [sic] wars in the year 2000 [sic].  –Ex.  +

RealE  CoqB 45 July 19, 1901  real estate transfers.  [ item not copied.  Lengthy; some well known names]

Tot-Fishtrap name-Miller Tot-Coquille OT-JosephineCounty 
CoqB 45 July 19, 1901 
     William Miller, an old and respected citizen of Williams, Josephine county, has been visiting in town the past week.  He has also been visiting with his daughter and family, Mrs. Frank Miller, of Fishtrap.  +

AHB outing Tot-MP Locale-BrewsterValley lifestyle? 
CoqB 45 July 19, 1901  
     Wm. Disher and family left Wednesday evening, for Brewster Valley, on an outing.  They were joined at Myrtle Point by the families of A.H. Black, Mr. Huling and others.  They expect to be gone about three weeks.  +

Logging RR-CBR-indir RR-spur Tot-Randolph Srh-river Srh-CoquilleRiver Srh-boat Locale-CoquilleRiver Locale-LowerRiver 
CoqB 45 July 19, 1901
     A scow load of railroad iron went to the lower river, Monday, to be used in construction of the logging road, at Pike's camp, at Randolph.  Mr. Pike informs us that he will be ready to haul logs by the fore part [sic] of next week.  +

Transport-stage road Tot-Marshfield OT-Roseburg  CoqB 45 July 19, 1901
     Miss Josie Watson and Miss Stella Hamilton visited Mrs. Wm. Lyons in this city Monday.  The young ladies had come in from Roseburg on Geo. Collier's stage and were on their way to Marshfield, the home of Miss Watson.   +

Fair Tot-Marshfield [?] misc  CoqB 45 July 19, 1901 
     The Southern Oregon district Fair, to be held at Marshfield next month, is bound to be a success.  All parts of the county should make a special effort to have exhibits on hand and thus make a good showing for the several sections.  A large attendance is expected this time and the program will be excellent.  Talk it up.  +

Name-Lyons B-act Tot-Coq Tot-Marshfield  CoqB 45 July 19, 1901 
     J.  S. Lyons made a business trip Marshfield.  +

Utility Tot-J.Mill mill-Johnson Srh-ocean Srh-ship-Arcata novelty-wood-pole machine 
CoqB 45 July 19, 1901
     The buildings for the electric light plant, at Johnson's mill, are all completed, and the engine is expected on the next trip of the Arcata.  The poles between this city and the mill are in place, and as soon as the machinery is placed it will not be long before it is put in operation. +  

Tot-Coq enterprise-furniture? Business bldg  CoqB 45 July 19, 1901 
J. A. Jacobson, Coquille Furniture Co.  

Health-provider-indir Tot-Coq improve house  CoqB  45 July 19, 1901 
     Work is progressing rapidly on the R. S. Knowlton residence.   +

Mill-Johnson health-death Tot-J.Mill Tot-BH-indir 
CoqB 45 July 19, 1901
     Johnson's mill closed down Thursday on account of the funeral of Ben McClure. +

Fruit  CoqB 45 July 19, 1901  Wild blackberries nearly all gone.   
School name-Nosler Tot-Coquille  CoqB 45 July 19, 1901 
      Prof. C. H. Nosler has declined to accept the position offered him in the Coquille public school.   +

Mill-Lyons Tot-Coq condit? Machine?  CoqB 45 July 19, 1901
     The main shaft was broken in Lyon's mill, yesterday morning, which will necessitate a shut down of a few days.  +   
Entertain moving-pictures misc-word-entertainments  CoqB 45 July 19, 1901
     The moving picture entertainments, last Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, were well attended and enjoyed by those present.    + 
Utility Tot-Coq Tot-Marshfield Tot-MyrtlePoint  CoqB 45 July 19, 1901 
     The telephone line between Marshfield and Myrtle Point is being replaced by a heavier wire. The crew are now working about eight miles from this place, and make their headquarters here.  +

Beach outing name-Lyons Srh-river Srh-CoquilleRiver Srh-boat-Favorite 
CoqB 45 July 19, 1901
[for a week or 10 days. on beach, via Thursday’s Favorite [boat]:] Mr/M Fred Slagle, M J.S. Lyons, Edna Lorenz, Della Endicott, Ray Collier, w/Mrs Emma Lyons and Mrs. Nicholson as chaperones.   [not q]

disaster-fire-indir law state timber  CoqB 45a July 19, 1901
     This is the season of the year when there is great danger of forest fires.  Every precaution should be taken to prevent these.  There is a state law with a heavy penalty attached for any one [sic] convicted of setting fires.  A strict watch should be kept as thousands of dollars worth [sic; no apostrophe] of valuable timber is destroyed by careless parties every year.  +  

 pursuit-baseball Tot-Coq Tot-Marshfield Tot-MP travel misc-word-hot-game  CoqB 45a July 19, 1901 
     Three exhibition games of baseball have been arranged to be played between the Marshfield and Coquille teams. The first is to be played on the grounds at this place next Sunday, and a hot game is anticipated.  The second game is to take place at Marshfield, on Sunday, July 28th; and the last will be played at Myrtle Point the Sunday after.  It is the intention then to pick a team from the two nines and make a trip out to the valley.  +

Tot-Coq church speech lifestyle? Misc-word-shelters...outcasts 
CoqB 45a July 19, 1901 
     Mrs. M. E. Hayter, who represents the Florence Crittenton [sic] Refuge which shelters the social outcasts, will give three lectures while in Coquille City.  These meetings will be held in the Christian Church commencing Sunday afternoon the 21st.  Mrs. Hayter will  hold a meeting for women, to which girls over thirteen years of age are invited with their mothers. Interesting subjects Sunday and Monday evenings.  + [M. 2007. I believe one of the Florence Crittenton homes was in Portland.]

needed Tot-Coq enterprise-manufacturing Town-pride condit misc-word-needs...bad misc-word-the...merrier paper-attitude 
CoqB 45a July 19, 1901
    Coquille needs more manufacturing industries and needs them bad [sic].  We are growing rapidly in population, and unless we have enough industries to give employment to working men why this growth will be of no use to us because they will soon have to move where they can find employment [sentence, sic].  This might not be a very serious question now, to those especially who have plenty to do, but it will in the near future be a puzzling problem.  No town can have too many industries and the more the merrier.  A board of trade would be a good organization for our city and these questions could be handled to a better advantage. +

logging health-accid health-provider locale-Yoakam'sCamp oil 
CoqB 45a July 19, 1901
     John Yoakam's oldest boy was hit by the wire cable, in Yoakam's camp, Tuesday.  Dr. Culin was hastily summoned, and while on his way to the scene of the accident met the boy carrying a can of coal oil, which proved that he wasn't seriously injured.  +  

coal Tot-Riverton locale-CoquilleRiver  CoqB 45a July 19, 1901
     Work on the Coquille Company's mine, at Riverton, is going on at a lively rate and some very extensive improvements are being made.  When this mine is fully opened it will be the largest on the river, and it will be a good addition to our industries.  No small amount of coal has already been shipped from there, but it is expected in soon to double the amount.  +  

Tot-BH-indir RR-CBR RR-phy Tot-J.Mill health-sickness? Health-death 
CoqB 45a July 19, 1901
     Ben McClure. a resident of Johnson's mill, dropped dead on the porch of the railroad station, at Beaver Hill, Wednesday afternoon, about 2 o'clock.  Mr. McClure seemed to be in good health up to the time of his demise. +   [wife, 3 boys, 2 girls left; age 60.]

RR-name-Spreckels RR-name-Chandler B-act RR-CBR RR-phy condit-outlook Locale-CoosBay Tot-Marshfield Tot-MP OT-SF-indir 
CoqB 45a July 19, 1901
     Coos Bay News.  F. S. Samuels, representing J. D. Spreckels & Bros' Co., arrived on the bay Saturday, on a business visit. In company with Manager Chandler, Mr. Samuels made a tour of inspection Sunday examining bridges, etc., on the road between Marshfield and Myrtle Point, and will familiarize himself with the various interests of the company here before returning to the city.  Mr. Samuels' visit, should he be favorably impressed, will mean a great deal for Coos county.  +

court  prices-indir  CoqB 46 July 19, 1901
[county court proceedings;  wages, labor, supplies.  many well known names].  

RealE  CoqB 46 July 19, 1901  [lengthy list of real estate-transfers.]

 RealE Tot-Bandon  CoqB 46 July 19, 1901 
Spurgeon bought some property in Bandon.   not quote at all 

Agric-crop climate  CoqB 46 July 19, 1901  [weekly crop bulletin, temperature, etc.]

 Mill-Johnson lbr agric-crop  CoqB 46 July 19, 1901
 Johnson's Mill will trade lumber for hay, oats, barley, etc.   

visit Tot-GF  CoqB 46 July 19, 1901  M/M W.S. Perry [and family visiting Gravel Ford.] 

Fruit paper-indir  CoqB 46 July 19, 1901
     If you have any wild blackberries to sell, bring them to this office. Cash paid.  

Church Tot-Coq  CoqB 46 July 19, 1901  Salvation Army, Little Church. not q 

RR-CBR RR-haul locale-CoquilleRiver Locale-LowerRiver item-goods 
CoqB 46 July 19, 1901
     The train brought over a great deal of freight Monday for lower river merchants.   +

Official-county visit Tot-Marshfield  CoqB 46 July 19, 1901
Atty Hazard and Mrs. L. H. Hazard [to Marshfield to visit .]

visit Tot-Marshfield  CoqB 46 July 19, 1901 
Gurley Boak and Alva Lee, visit to Marshfield.   
 Church Locale-  CoqB 46 July 19, 1901  1lth Aug dedication Presbyterian ch.

Tot-Coq improve house  CoqB 46 July 19, 1901
     A. J. Sherwood moved into his spacious residence on Sherwood Heights the first of the week. +

Tot-Randolph school health-sickness name-Nosler  CoqB 46 July 19, 1901
 no school Randoloh last wk owing to illness of teacher, Prof C H Nosler.

Tot-Coq RealE improve house  CoqB 46 July 19, 1901
     L. L. Lantz is erecting a residence on the piece of ground recently purchased by him of H. S. Schweers.  +
Tot-Coq business bldg job  CoqB 46 July 19, 1901
     Chas Berdan and Ethan McDuffee are papering the inside of C.W. Martin's new storehouse on Front Street.   +

locale-ElkRiver Locale-Curry pursuit-hunting   CoqB 46 July 19, 1901
Wm. Rose and father, Piper Johnson, Hugh Leneve [to mtns Elk River, hunting.]

Srh-boat-Welcome job  CoqB 46 July 19, 1901
Samuel McAdams severed connect with Welcome; Chas Moon now filling position engineer. nq

Novelty-wood-shingle Tot-Bandon b-act OT-Portland OT-Eugene 
CoqB 46 July 19, 1901
     F. J. Clayton, of the firm of J. Clayton & Sons, shingle mill men of Bandon, passed through town Friday on his way to Portland and Eugene on a business trip.  +

AHB Tot-MP business bldg OT-Portland condit 
CoqB 46 July 19, 1901 
     An attachment was levied against A. H. Black & Co., the Myrtle Point merchants, by the Merchants Protective Association of Portland.  Their liabilities are about $4000.  +

Srh-river Srh-CoquilleRiver Srh-boat-Antelope RR-CBR RR-haul misc-word 
CoqB 46 July 19, 1901
     A new propeller arrived on Wednesday’s train for the steamer Antelope.  The old wheel having been stripped down of its flanges on her down trip, Monday.  She will be beached for repairs.  +

Tot-Riverton business bldg  CoqB 46 July 19, 1901 
     A new store building is being erected at Riverton.  + 

Health-sickness name-Way  CoqB 46 July 19, 1901
     Miss Lillie Way has been on the sick list for several days past.  +

Name-Bunch locale-McKinley b-act Tot-Coquille  CoqB 46 July 19, 1901
     Frank S. Bunch, of McKinley, was in town on business.  +

Name-Gage outing locale-CoosRiver  CoqB 46 July 19, 1901
     C.A. Gage and family left Monday for a ten days [sic] outing on Coos River.  +

health-sickness  CoqB 46 July 19, 1901
W. J. Fairman, old gentleman confined to his home several mo. with stroke of paralysis.  [M. note 2009.  I didn’t find this again when I checked all July papers.]

 b-act Srh-ocean Srh-ship-Alliance OT-SF  CoqB 46 July 19, 1901
     J. B. Fox intends making a business trip to San Francisco, on the next trip of the Alliance. +  

Mill-Parkersburg Tot-Parkersburg b-act job Tot-Coq 
CoqB 46 July 19, 1901
     John Kronenberg, the manager of the Parkersburg mill, was a business visitor to this city Monday.   + 

Road-Sidewalk Tot-Coq house CoqB 46 July 19, 1901
     A new sidewalk was laid in front of Mrs. S. P. C. Johnson's residence the first of the week.  +

Name-Nosler Tot-Bridge b-act Tot-Coq?  CoqB 46  July 19, 1901
     A. L. Nosler, of Bridge, was down on business Tuesday.  + 

Name-Pershbaker mill-Pershbaker Tot-Prosper? Condit-strike Lbr Srh-ocean 
CoqB 46 July 19, 1901
     Pershbaker's mill resumed operations Monday after a layoff of a couple of weeks.  The scarcity of schooners is making it bad for shipping lumber.  +

Novelty-wood-match locale-CoquilleRiver Locale-LowerRiver RR-CBR RR-haul Locale-CoosBay Srh-ocean Srh-river Srh-CoosBay Srh-freight 
CoqB 46 July 19, 1901  
     A large quantity of matchwood was shipped to the bay the first of the week to be taken to Portland.  C.E. Bullard of the lower river was the consignee.  +

Mill-Parkersburg mill-CoquilleM&T Tot-Parkersburg Srh-shipbuilding  CoqB 46 July 19, 1901 
     Work on the new schooner, at Parkersburg mill, which is being built for the Coquille Mill & Tug Co., is progressing rapidly.  +

Church  CoqB 46 July 19, 1901 Rev. J.M. Hunter, Christian church.  

Judge official-  CoqB 46 July 19, 1901  Justice Cecil

utility novelty-wood-pole Tot-Coq  CoqB 46 July 19, 1901
     Electric light poles are fast being placed in all parts of town and work is progressing nicely and to the satisfaction of Supt. Morse.  The town will soon be completely wired and ready for lights.   +

Crime official-county Locale-CoosCounty Tot-Marshfield 
CoqB 47 July 19, 1901 
[G. H. Willoughby;  forgery; caught here, but lived in another county.]  Deputy Gallier came to Marshfield armed with a warrant.  Lengthy.]

Tot-J.Mill mill-Johnson animal-deer pursuit-hunting  CoqB 47 July 19, 1901 
      Henry Lorenz and Claude Fox spent Wednesday night in the woods back of Johnson's mill, looking for deer but came back without any.   +

Crime judge Tot-BH locale-Isthmus fruit prices character-anti 
CoqB 47 July 19, 1901   
     Another case of assault was tried before Justice Cecil, Tuesday.  Margarett [sic] Donovan caused a warrant to be sworn out for Margarett [sic] Magee for assault.  It seems that the ladies got into a dispute as to the other's right to pick berries in a certain patch, near Beaver Hill, and the result was a mix-up in which some very tall scratching and biting was indulged in. A. J. Sherwood appeared for the defendant, and after an eloquent address to the Court plead guilty for his client.  She was fined $15 and costs. +

Tot-Coq Tot-Marshfield locale-CunninghamCreek locale-Middle-Fork locale-CoquilleRiver locale-JackWoods-road road improve needed dairy county-court paper-attitude 
CoqB 47 July 19, 1901   
     The petition for the relocation of the Marshfield-Coquille road, which was to have made a cut from Spurgeon Hill to R. D. Sanford's place, on Cunningham Creek, was denied by the county court.  The court held that the building of the road was out of their jurisdiction, as part of it was within the corporate limits of Coquille, and that they would have no right to build it. Of course if anything is done with the proposed road the city will have to do it, and we do not think that it is of such importance as to require any outlay, at present, as there are funds that can be spared, and that would be of greater benefit to the town.  The Jack Woods Coquille Creamery road is a very much needed road and it would be a great source of convenience to the citizens of the North Fork, and thus bring trade which is now going to other places, to this city.  [sentence, sic]  We cannot do too much in the way of improving our public highways.  +  [M. 2007.  I don't know where the Jack Woods road is, how the Sanford to Spurgeon hill road would affect it, nor for that matter, how this ties to the Middle Fork, unless the road would provide provision to go up Cunningham Creek towards the Middle Fork.]

Ad RR-CBR CoqB 47a July 19, 1901 
[ad for CBR RR]  [see display ad for text, layout, etc.]

War govt navy srh-ship-Oregon [?]  CoqB 47a July 19, 1901 
The commissioning of the battleship Oregon; at Salem. Nq at all. 

Ad Tot-Coquille business bldg  CoqB 47a July 19, 1901 
Hawkins Store.  Opposite Bank Building.  Nq [see text, layout and type sizes in display ad.]

World filler paper-attitude  CoqB 47a July 19, 1901 
     It will strike many that King Edward ought to be very thankful to be allowed to hold his present titles without hankering after that of “British Emperor.”  +

Fair-expo natl filler OT-Buffalo entertain?  CoqB 47a July 19, 1901 
     The average daily attendance at the Buffalo Exposition has so far only been 31,000, but it is expected to be much larger during the remaining time the show will be open.  +

Natl filler crime saying?  CoqB 47a July 19, 1901 
     It would require a shrewd lawyer to get up a plausable [sic] defense for the New York book maker who killed his wife, on a fire escape, in full view of more than a dozen persons.  +

OT-Germany world filler speech?  CoqB 47a July 19, 1901 
     The Kaiser has been indulging in some more fool-talk about “Me and God,” and it has been published, notwithstanding his orders against reporting any of his speeches.  +

RR-outside misc? paper-attitude natl filler  CoqB 47a July 19, 1901 
     Of course, the will of the late Jacob S. Rogers, the eccentric locomotive man, will be contested.  It disposes of more than $8,000,000.  Think of what pickings that will furnish for a gang of lawyers.  +

Natl filler item-kite airship-indir animal-hawk-indir interest pursuit-hunting-indir 
CoqB 47a July 19, 1901
     A kite 12 feet tall would make anybody’s eyes bulge with excitement, I fancy.  A gentleman at Ypsilanti, Mich., has devised many monster machines that rise in the air hundreds of feet and are the envy of boys for miles around.  When one of his kites was flown in tandem with a 7 foot box kite and a 14 foot box kite, it was strong enough to lift a man into the air.  When the big kite was flown near a farmhouse, the chickens and turkeys, seeing the monster in the air, rushed for their sheds and coops.  The women [as I typed it], seeing the commotion but not the cause, shouted, “A hawk, a hawk!”  When the farmer came out with his gun and saw the great kite soaring over his buildings, he decided not to shoot.  +

Ad item- timber Lhc-land law SO-Co crime  CoqB 47b July 19, 1901 
     Any party cutting Timber or Chittim Bark on the lands of the Southern Oregon Company, or removing such, or any other property from the said lands, will be prosecuted according to law.
     A REWARD of one-half the value recovered will be given for such information as will lead to a conviction in each case.
                  SOUTHERN OREGON CO.  [ + text only;  see type sizes and layout in display ad.] 

Ad money county-court Tot-Coquille official-county name-Dulley 
CoqB 47b July 19, 1901 
     Notice is hereby given that all Coos county [sic] warrants prior to July 5th, 1899, will be paid on presentation at my office in Coquille City, Oregon.  No interest will be allowed after July 4th, 1901.
                                            J. B. DULLY, [sic; =Dulley]
                                        County Treasurer.
           Coquille City, Ore., June 25, 1901.  +

Ad item-harness item-leather business bldg Tot-Coquille prices name-Long 
CoqB 47b July 19, 1901 
These prices for 3 weeks only.  [head, centered; larger type than text; nearly spans the column.]
[long line-under]
Heavy Concord Team Harness,       $25.85.
Double Carriage Harness, or Spring Wagon Harness,  $24.85.
Riding Bridle,  75 cents,
Ladies [sic] Riding Circingles,  $1.25.
Men’s Heavy  O. K. Sadles [sic],  $27.85.
Ladies’ Side Saddles,  $6.25.
Buggy Cushions,  $1.25.
Bicycles,  $15, $18, $20 and $25.
All kinds of baseball goods.
All kinds of bicycle fixtures. 
                               F. Long & Son.  [+ text only.  See display ad for type sizes and layout.]

Food lbr business bldg ad prices Srh-CoquilleRiver Locale-CoquilleRiver mill-Lyons RR-CBR RR-haul 
CoqB 47b July 19, 1901 
COFFEE!  COFFEE!   The Best and Cheapest    25 c., 25c., 35 c., [sic] and 40 c. per pound,   At Lyons’ Store, Coquille City, Ore.  . . . . . . . .   Lumber and Mouldings.   Special Attention Given to Local Orders.   Deliveries made by boat or rail.  Lyons’ Mill, Coquille, Oregon.  [ + text only.]  [See display ad for type style, sizes, and layout.]

Poem literary character? Politic item-toy Racism-ethnic-indir 
CoqB 47b July 19, 1901 
          A Natural Boy.  [head; centered.]
Don’t want to be a statesman;
  Don’t want to study hard;
Sooner spin my fine new top
  And play around the yard.

Don’t want to be a Webster;
  Don’t want to be a Blaine;
Sooner play at “Indian”
  And tomahawk [sic] the slain.

Sooner be “just Willie,”
  With kites and games and toys;
Sooner be allowed to run
  And make an awful noise.
                     --Corinne L. Bartlett.  + 
[M. note:  spaces between verses are sic in text.]

July 26

war world filler? Condit-labor OT-Britain OT-SouthAfrica paper-attitude? People-attitude 
CoqB 47c July 26, 1901 
                                                 Britain’s New Danger.
     The end of the Boer war may be followed by the beginning of a conflict between the British inhabitants and the native’s of South Africa – the Kaffirs – a struggle between the white races and the black.
     There are a million whites to about four million blacks in the British territory south of Zambesi, and the latter are growing rapidly, even more rapidly than the Dutch.
     Though possessed of great strength and capable of hard work, they are lazy, making their wives do most of the work, while they lounge in the sun.  Indeed, it is not considered proper for the Kaffir to work when he has from three to ten wives to do it for him.
     There have been many changes in the last few years, changes which it has taken other countries centuries to accomplish.  The mining companies demand cheap and regular labor.
    A law was passed in 1883 making the land occupied by the tribe the property of the chief.  He was to hold it for the people who occupied and used it.  Each native was entitled to a share of the land, to do with as he saw fit.
     To increase the labor supply the Government passed an act to prompt the natives to seek employment in the mines or on farms.  This they refuse to do.  First, it deprives them of their liberty; second, the work is hard, and as some of them have never done a stroke of work in their lives they cannot do it; third, [jpg needed]   the white man for less wages.  They do not understand why, and will not submit to it.  A state of semi-slavery exists among the laborers  in the mines.  The poor fellows are locked in compounds for weeks and months at a time for less than a shilling a day.  They would not rebel if paid as much as the whites.
     High wages to them means new wants – more wives, more tabacco [sic], gaudy apparel.  They are especially noted for their fondness for dress, and it is not an uncommon sight to see a big, burly black parading up and down the street with an ulster two sizes or more two [sic] small for him, tightly buttoned across the chest and ripped up the back, bright colored tie, etc., and just as proud as he can be, while to others he is an object of ridicule.
     Though there are some Christians, the majority of the blacks are heathen.  While religion is a powerful factor, they do not worship nor do they believe in a Diety [sic].  As with most savages, they worship spirits – of the rivers, woods, etc.; also ghosts of the dead, especially of the chiefs.  The habitation of the ghosts is their burial place, and they make offerings to them at stated periods, because they believe in the ghosts’ power to injure the living if neglected, and that they will bring harm on them and their families.  –Monthly World Magazine.  +

World filler  CoqB 47c July 26, 1901 
     The Sahara desert embraces 2,500,000 square miles.  +

Utility OT-Rome OT-Paris world filler  CoqB 47c July 26, 1901 
     Rome and Paris will soon be connected by telephone.  +

Srh-ocean travel superlative? World filler  CoqB 47c July 26, 1901 
     Four hundred and sixty miles in twenty-four hours is the record for a steamship.  The record for a sailing ship is 325 [sic] miles in twenty-four hours.  +

RR-natl invest condit [?] Lhc-stat? Natl filler  CoqB 47c July 26, 1901 
                                            Railway Investment.
      Mr. Carl Hovey estimates the value of railroad investments in the United States at 13.000,000,000 [sic].  This is about one-sixth of the census estimate of the value of all the property in the United States  in 1900.  In 1899 the railroads earned $140,000,000,000 and gave employment to 4,000,000,000 [sic] men.  There are men living who saw the beginning of this industry which is now the giant industry of the country.  Two or three little railroads were in operation before 1830, but it was after that date that the railroad industry assumed real importance [jpg.]  Hovey’s estimate of the value of railroads does not, we assume, include the value of allied industry such as machine shops, locomotive factories, steel rail plants and industrial concerns depending largely upon the needs of railroads for orders.  It does, however, includes [sic] locomotives and cars in use, about 37,000 of the former and 1,500,000 of the latter.  –S. F. Bulletin.  +

money govt OT-Philadelphia prices? Superlative natl filler 
CoqB 47d July 25, 1901 
     The new mint at Philadelphia is the largest and costliest money making institution in the world.  Together with its machinery it has cost the government about $2,000,000.  +

Lhc-stat? Literary book school OT-U.S. natl filler  CoqB 47d July 25, 1901 
     There are in the United States today 8000 public libraries containing nearly 50,000,000 books, as against 600 libraries and 2,000,000 books 50 years ago.  There are now library commissions in 17 states, and traveling libraries in 42 states, and three library schools with courses of study ranging from one to three years from which more than 500 students have graduated.  There are now in the United States libraries that contain more books than did all the libraries of the country 50 years ago.  +

[?] OT-NewYork immigrant home-seekers Lhc-stat? Racism-ethnic 
CoqB 47d July 26, 1901 
                                    Why the East Gets Most Immi-
     Four fifths of all the immigrants who come to New York declare their destination to be the North Atlantic states.
     New York attracts the greatest number of these – 42 per cent in all [sic].  Nineteen per cent declare for Pennsylvania, while but 6 per cent favor Massachusetts.  The same number go to New Jessey [sic; = Jersey], and but 3 per cent are bound for Connecticut.
     A comparatively small proportion of the immigrants go to the far west.  It is supposed that the cheapness of land and other attractions offered in the Middle West attract the greater part of them.  Last year of 75,000-odd immigrants who landed in New York only 300 went to Iowa, 600 declared for Minnesota and small numbers were bound for Kansas, Idaho and California.  Yet many of these states contain large foreign colonies, which might be expected to attract those of the same tongue.
     The so-called foreign population of the larger cities of New York State is increasing rapidly.  The new census shows that many of the foreign element seen [sic; = seem?] to have signled [sic; = singled] out a particular city to settle in.  In Buffalo, for example, there is a large Polish colony numbering over 10,000.  Rochester has a Russian population large enough to support a Russian newspaper.  Troy has a large population of Irish-born citizens, while Oswego has a large colony of French Canadians.  Syracuse has more than 1,000 German residents.  In Jamestown is the largest Swedish population of any city in the State apart from New York.  Utica is well known for its colony of Welshmen.  –Ex.  +

Natl filler crop condit  CoqB 47d July 26, 1901 
     Failures of crops in several parts of the country are reported.  +

World filler crop condit  CoqB 47d July 26, 1901 
     A famine is now raging in Volga Province, in Russia.  Failure of crops is the cause.  +

Tot-Coquille official-city  CoqB 47e July 26, 1901 
City council proceedings [lengthy; item not copied. Some well-known names.]

RealE  CoqB 47e July 26, 1901 
Real estate transfers.  [lengthy; item not copied.  Some well-known names.]

County court  CoqB 47e July 26, 1901 
County-court proceedings [lengthy; item not copied.  Some well known names.]

Fair Tot-Marshfield Lhc-Coos? Lhc-resources? Locale-Coos 
CoqB 48 July 26, 1901
     The district fair, at Marshfield, will be a good place to exhibit the resources of the county.  +

Church OT-SF Event  CoqB 48 July 26, 1901
     The convention of the Epworth League, which was held in San Francisco last week, was brought to a close last Sunday afternoon, before an audience of 10,000 people.” 

Condit-strike trust metal natl filler  CoqB 48 July 26, 1901 
     Andrew Carnegie has refused to have anything to do with the great steel strike, at Pittsburg, but he says the position of the trust is right and that they ought to make the employes submit.  +

Law animal-dog animal-deer pursuit-hunting  CoqB 48 July 26, 1901 
Chasing deer with dogs illegal.

Lewis-Clark-expedition Locale-U.S. home-seekers-indir govt [?] name-Hermann fair-expo OT-Portland 
CoqB 48 July 26, 1901 
     The next map of the United States which is being prepared by the General Land Office, for distribution about one year hence, will contain a marked route of the travels of the Lewis and Clark exploration party from Virginia to the Columbia River and return.  Commissioner Hermann, who has the preparation of this map in hand, thinks this feature will also advertise the Exposition to be held at Portland in 1905.  +

Natl filler OT- humor paper-attitude  CoqB 48 July 26, 1901 
     If Gen. Joe Wheeler can’t get a full view of the Newport matrimonial field on horseback, he might try climbing a tree.  +

Condit home-seekers-indir world filler OT-Germany 
CoqB 48 July 26, 1901 
     Notwithstanding the efforts of the Kaiser to keep Germans home, 112,968 of them emigrated during the first six months of  this year.  +

World filler OT-Russia condit paper-attitude war-indir 
CoqB 48a July 26, 1901 
     The Czar of Russia is such a strong friend of peace that he ordered the recruiting of 30,000 fighting men.  He evidently believes that the way to have peace is to be prepared to fight for it.  +

Airship [?] interest world filler  CoqB 48a July 26, 1901 
     The last “successful” airship was very much like its predecessors – successful enough to tempt the inventor – a Frenchman – into shouting his joy, and then proceeding to smash him up against things.  +

Politic? War-indir world filler paper-attitude  CoqB 48a July 26, 1901 
     The danger period of the Congressional fact-hunting in the Philippines will come when the attempt is made to square the contents of the individual game-bags with each other.  Men of different views seldom see things alike.  +

War saying? Paper-attitude world filler  CoqB 48a July 26, 1901 
     The Universal Peace Union pulled off its thirty-fifth annual meeting in Buffalo, with the usual pleasing predictions of the good time coming, but there is not one of the big nations that is not spending more than ever in preparation for war.  +

Paper-attitude condit [?] natl filler world people-attitude 
CoqB 48a July 26, 1901 
     American storekeepers spend money to invite people to visit their stores and examine the stock, regardless of any intention to buy, but the London storekeepers wish no visitors who are not purchasers, one of them having gone so far as to put up a placard , reading: “Americans will please take notice that this place is not a museum.”  This store isn’t likely to get much patronage.  +

Church speech? Tot-Coq  CoqB 48a July 26, 1901 
     A good subject will be handled by Rev. Hunter at the Christian church Sunday morning and evening.  +

Tot-Coq-indir name-Dunham Alaska-mining OT-CapeNome 
CoqB 48a July 26, 1901 
     An interesting letter from Hark Dunham appears in another column of this paper, written from Cape Nome.  +

Church Tot-MyrtlePoint  CoqB 48a July 16, 1901 
     The German Baptists of Myrtle Point will hold services at the [ jpg]

OT-Turkey Locale-Europe Locale-U.S. money govt? [?] world filler 
CoqB 48a July 26, 1901 
     In producing net cash results American diplomacy in Turkey has distances all its European competitors by $95,000.  +

OT-Germany OT-England paper-attitude world filler  CoqB 48a July 26, 1901 
      King Eddy and Emperor Billy are booked for an exchange of visits next month, when the latter can talk like a “Dutch Uncle to the former and encourage him to push along after the title of British Emperor.  + {M. note: Eddy = Edward, King of England.  Billy = Kaiser Wilhelm of Germany.]

OT-SouthAfrica war health-sickness people-attitude paper-attitude world filler 
CoqB 48a July 26, 1901
     Gen. Kitchener orders Gen. Baden-Powell out of South Africa, practically in disgrace, and the London papers officially announce that he has been sent home by his doctors, to recover from overwork and fever.  Baden-Powell hasn’t lost his pull.  +

 Health-contag health-sanitary govt OT-Cuba  CoqB 49 July 26,  1901 
Not been a death fm yellow fever in Cuba for a year, new govt made sanitary condit. not q

Street-Bridge Tot-Coq  CoqB 49 July 26, 1901 
City council ordered bridge on Front street near Tuttle House repaired. not q 

Tot-Coq official-city prices  CoqB 49 July 26, 1901
Dave Johnson resigned as marshal, pd $49.32 on salary.  Lee Goodman appointed to vacancy. Nq

[M. note: the McKinley items below were all in a column under the single headline: McKinley Items.  And signed at the bottom:  M & E. [a correspondent] ]
Tot-McKinley crop climate? Locale-MiddleCreek Locale-CoquilleRiver 
CoqB 49 July 26, 1901
     McKinley Items.
     Most of the farmers on Middle Creek are busy in the hay fields.  +

Tot-McKinley school  CoqB 49 July 26, 1901 
     [McKinley Items.]  School is progressing nicely with Mrs. Alice Lutterrell [sic] as teacher.  +

Tot-McKinley visit name-Coke friend?  CoqB 49 July 26, 1901 
     [McKinley Items.]  The visit of Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Coke was greatly enjoyed in our community.  +

Tot-McKinley moving farm Tot-Coquille  CoqB 49 July 26, 1901 
     [McKinley Items.]  Mr. Lawhorn and family moved out on their ranch, from Coquille, and we are glad to have them with us again.  +

Tot-McKinley Locale-BrewsterValley visit  CoqB 49 July 26, 1901 
     [McKinley Items.]  Mrs. Harry and daughter Myrtle, of Brewster Valley, have been the guests of Mrs. George Miller, for the last week.  +

Tot-McKinley Tot-Allegany visit Locale-CherryCreek Locale-CoquilleRiver name-Bunch 
CoqB 49 July 26, 1901 
     [McKinley Items.]  Miss Nettie Edwards, of Allegany, is making quite an extended visit with her aunt, Mrs. W. H. Bunch of Cherry Creek.  +

Moving Tot-McKinley home-seekers OT-Cali  CoqB 49 July 26, 1901 
     [McKinley Items.]  Mr. Frank Snow and family, his father and mother, also his sister Mrs. Brown, arrived here lately from California.  They intend making this their future home.  +

Tot-Dora Tot-McKinley paper-attitude? Church vital-indir  CoqB July 26, 1901
     [McKinley Items.]  It was rumored that “wedding bells” were to ring at Dora on Sunday, and although we listened we could not hear them.  Perhaps that explains the large crowd at church.  +

Locale-McKinley Tot-GF name-Bunch bicycle paper-attitude  CoqB 49 July 26, 1901
     [McKinley items.]  We hear our two young friends, Louie Heller and Charlie Bunch, made a flying trip to Gravel Ford Saturday, on their wheels.  What seems to be the leading attraction down that way, boys?   + 

Church Tot-Coquille  CoqB 50 July 26, 1901
German Baptist to hold services at Coq "little church" next Sun morn, eve.  not q

Name-Messer locale-Curry visit  CoqB 50 July 26, 1901
     Our old friend, J. P. Messer, returned the first of the week from a visit to Curry county and reports a pleasant time.   +  

OT-Roseburg Tot-Coq business bldg character paper-attitude 
CoqB 50 July 26, 1901
C.W. Weiler of Roseburg is now associated w/Mr. Fred Slagle in tailoring business. [nfq]
     Mr. Slagle, who has been conducting the business in this city, has, by honesty and integrity, built up a good business and with the addition of Mr. Weller, who comes well recommended, we predict abundant success for the new firm.  +

Utilty misc-word-hello-girl  CoqB 50 July 26, 1901
     Corey Hunt is now "Hello Girl," in the telephone office...  +  

Moving OT-Roseburg  CoqB 50 July 26, 1901 
Gus Maels [to move family to Roseburg.]

Tot-Coq? mill-Johnson-indir locale-LowerRiver Locale-CoquilleRiver b-act 
CoqB 50 July 26, 1901
     Alfred Johnson, business on lower river. 

Tot-Prosper Tot-Coq visit  CoqB 50 July 26, 1901
     Mrs. Wm. Wilson, of Prosper, is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Fox, in this city.  +

Name-Lyons outing beach Tot-Bandon  CoqB 50 July 26, 1901
 Mrs. W. H. Lyons to Bandon Mon to spend a few days on beach.  Nq

Tot-Coq OT-SF business B-act  CoqB 50 July 26, 1901 
     Ed Fordice and a Mr. Rhinehart, both of San Francisco, and old acquaintances of Fred Slagle, our tailor, were in this city last week.  These gentlemen are on a business trip and expect to return to their home soon.  +

Tot-Coq health-sickness  CoqB 51 July 26, 1901  Atty Crawford, Coq, sick  

Name-Rackleff Tot-Langlois business  CoqB 51 July 26, 1901  Ed Rackleff, Langlois merchant 

Tot-Sumner crop b-act Tot-Coquille name-Dyer  CoqB 51 July 26, 1901 
     J. D. Dyer, of Sumner, came over Wednesday on business.  He reports heavy crops in that section this season.  +    

 Paper agric-farm crop Parkersburg-indir  CoqB 51 July 26, 1901 
    Ye editor is indebted to Uncle John Kronenberg, "Cayuse Avenue" farmer, for a large mess of string beans.  +
 Tot-Coq business bldg  CoqB 51 July 26, 1901 
C. W. Martin moves into new store 1st next week.

Church food entertain Tot-Coq  CoqB 51 July 26,  1901
     The Salvation Army gave a coffee, cake and lemonade social in the "Little Church" last Saturday evening.   +  
Mill-Lyons Tot-Coq  CoqB 51 July 26,  1901 
Lyons mill started up Tuesday afternoon after a shut down breaking shaft  nfq

health-death Tot-Bandon Tot-Marshfield  CoqB 51 July 26, 1901
Attorneys J.M. Upton and Geo. P. Topping, of Bandon, attended the funeral of S. H. Hazard. at Marshfield, Wednesday.  

Tot-Marshfield commute Tot-Bandon  CoqB 51 July 26, 1901 
A. Matson, of the mercantile firm of Magness & Matson, of Marshfield, passed through town  on his way to Bandon, Monday.  +

Paper school item-stationery  CoqB 51 July 26, 1901
Bulletin turned out neat "Note Books" for tchrs institute, Bandon.   Nq

OT-OlympiaWA bicycle locale-LowerRiver Locale-CoquilleRiver commute 
CoqB 51 July 26, 1901 
Harry Backensto, of Olympia, Wash., passed thru city Tue on way to lower river. He made the trip on a bicycle. nq. 
Outing beach Srh-river Srh-CoquilleRiver Srh-boat-Favorite  CoqB 51 July 26, 1901
[camping on beach, via Favorite.]  Mrs. D.F. Dean, M/M C.O. Dryden, M/M John Stone  

Tot-Fairview agric-farm  CoqB 51 July 26, 1901 S.K. Hatcher, Fairview, new barn  

Tot-Marshfield visit CoqB 51 July 26, 1901
Miss Tossie Twombly [sic], of Marshfield, visiting Miss Irene Lamb.

Name-Nosler school Tot-MP misc-word-principalship CoqB 51 July 26, 1901
     Prof. C. H. Nosler has accepted the principalship of the Myrtle Point public school for the fall and winter term.   + 

Health-sickness travel-transport  CoqB 52 July 26, 1901 
     Mrs. Chas. Elliott, who left this city for Kansas, a few months past, is, in company with her son Earl, on their way to this city.  Mrs. Elliot has been in poor health of late.  +

Health-provider Tot-Coq health-treatment?  CoqB 52 July 26, 1901 
     Dr B. F. Parsons, eye specialist and optician, is at Hotel Coquille. All persons having eye trouble will do well to see him as he treats the eyes and refracting.  Office, from 12 to 3 p.m.  +  

Outing beach health-provider-indir  CoqB 52 July 26, 1901 
     Mrs. Alfred Johnson and family, Mrs. R. S. Knowlton and family, Miss Winniford, Misses Clara and Emma Sherwood, left for Bandon, yesterday morning, for a month’s outing on the beach.  +

AHB Tot-MP court? condit  CoqB 52 July 26, 1901 
     A. J. Black, of Myrtle Point, filed a petition in bankruptcy in the United States Court, in Portland, July 18th.  His liabilities amount to $19,443.31, and his assets are given at $27,795.50.  +

Srh-ocean Srh-ship-Mandalay machine RR-CBR RR-phy  CoqB 52 July 26, 1901
stmr Mandalay has on board a new engine for RR co

RealE prices locale-LampaCreek locale-CoquilleRiver agric-farm 
CoqB 52 July 26, 1901
R D Sanford still selling real estate, among others, Lampa Creek farm of W. H. Waddington to G. C. Woods, late of S. Dak, for $4000.  nq  

Outing beach climate condit-signs-times health- Tot-Bandon  CoqB 52 July 26, 1901
     Campers are pouring into Bandon from all parts of the county and state at a great rate.  This place is becoming more popular every summer, as a resort, and hundreds of visitors are expected this year. The weather for the past few days has been windy.   +

Music Tot-Coq food church prices entertain bldg   CoqB 52 July 26, 1901
social at old band hall, at eve July 27, cake and lemonade by ladies of M.E. church.  Lunch 10 ct   nq

Pursuit-baseball Tot-Coquille Tot-Marshfield  CoqB 52 July 26, 1901
baseball season in Coos has closed.  Last game, Coq won over Marshfield. Nq  [lengthy.]
     A large crowd attended the game but the enthusiasm that was manifested during the league games was not displayed.  +

[?] organiz  CoqB 52 July 26, 1901  [abt Knights of Pythias lodge.]  [lengthy. the overall organization.  (not local)]
visit Tot-Coquille item-apparel OT-MilwaukeeWI OT-SpokaneWA 
CoqB 52 July 26, 1901 
     Frank Lorenz, nephew of Mr. and Mrs. N. Lorenz, of this city, and a prominent shoe dealer of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, arrived in town on a visit Tuesday.  Mr. Lorenz will visit only a few days when he will return, via Spokane where he left Mrs. Lorenz and family visiting her parents.  +

Tot-Coquille health-accid [?] OT-HoquiamWA  CoqB 52 July 26, 1901 
     Word was received in this city, on Monday, that John Hudson, oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hudson, of this city, had met with a very serious accident, at Lytle’s camp, Hoquiam, Washington.  No particulars were given except that his foot was badly cut and mangled, and that he was not able to be moved from the camp to town.  +  [M . note: Lytle was once a General; is this a military camp?]

Pursuit-baseball Tot-Coquille Tot-Marshfield entertain? 
CoqB 52 July 26, 1901 
    The last baseball season in Coos county has closed.  Last Sunday’s game wound up the season.  It was intended by the managements [sic] of the Coquille and Marshfield teams to have two more exhibition games, but these have been given up.  The games of the season were well enjoyed by the lovers of the national game, and next year it is probable that the game will be revived with renewed interest.  +

Food prices Tot-Coq business bldg  CoqB 52 July 26, 1901 
     25 oz. Pure Baking Powder for 25 cents at the Emporium.  +

crime Tot-Coquille OT-Medford OT-Ashland school salesman 
CoqB 52a July 26, 1901 
     G. H. Willoughby was arrested by Constable T. W. Johnson, of Medford, at Coquille City.  The warrant was sworn out by J. E. Enyart [sic], who charged Willoughby with forgery.  Willoughby will be remembered as the man who sold school supplies in this county several years ago.  He took in payment school warrants issued by the school directors.  He sold some of these warrants, the amounts having been raised and the signatures forged, to the Medford Bank.  The preliminary examination was held in Justice Stewart’s court Thursday morning.  Willoughby waived examination and his bonds were placed at $2000.  The authorities have been after Willoughby for nearly 18 months.  It is said that the man is wanted on another charge in Northern Oregon.  –Ashland Talk, July 20.  +

mill-Clayton Novelty-wood-broomhandle Locale-Bandon(near) RR-CBR RR-haul machine lbr
CoqB 52 July 26, 1901 
     A complete sawmill outfit came over on Wednesday's train for J. Clayton's & Sons mill, below Bandon. The outfit consists of a "Husk" frame and saws.  With this outfit they expect to be able to turn out a better class of broom handles and at the same time save the first-class lumber which can be gotten from the logs.  When set up this will be a complete mill and they expect to do some good work.   +

health-sickness health-death official-county animal-horse pursuit-racing-indir Tot-Marshfield Tot-Coquille-indir 
CoqB 53 July 26, 1901
                                             DEATH OF S. H. HAZARD.
                                          Died at Marshfield, Last Monday
     News was received by telephone Monday evening, of the sudden death of Hon. S. H. Hazard, of Marshfield, father of County Clerk Louis H. Hazard, of this city.  Mr. Hazard had been ailing only since Saturday.
     While exercising his trotting horses Saturday morning, at the race track, he over-exerted himself, thus straining the muscles of the heart, and when he took to his bed the ailment was not regarded as being so serious.  His son was summoned from this city, Sunday evening, who went immediately to his bedside and was there until Monday afternoon when he left for his duties here, leaving his father sitting up and apparently on the road to recovery.  It was a sad message that reached this city, a few hours after his return, that his father had passed into the great beyond.
     As a lawyer he was in the foremost ranks of his profession in the state; in fact, there is no man in the state who was held in higher esteem, in all his walks of life, than was Mr. Hazard, and his noble deeds in the past will be a monument that will stand in all the history of the country.
     Silas H. Hazard was born at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, June 16, 1838, and died at Marshfield, Oregon, July 22, 1901, aged 63 years, 1 month and 6 days.
     Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Lee, at the residence of the deceased, and his body was then given over to the A. O. U. W. lodge, of which order he was an honored member.  The remains was followed to the Odd Fellows cemetery, where they were laid to rest, by a large concourse of sorrowing friends.
     The following sketch of Mr. Hazard’s life was taken from the souvenir edition of the Marshfield Sun:
     There is probably no member of the legal profession better or more favorable known [sic] throughout southern Oregon than is the subject of this sketch, by reason of his long and intimate acquaintance with its leading men, and active participation in all matters of public import that have tended to advance the interests of this portion of the state.  His ability and integrity have made for him friends in all classes of society.  Mr. Hazard is a native of Louisiana, being born in Baton Rogue [sic] on the sixteenth day of June, 1838.  When but six years old his parents removed to [jpg missing]
Time they again removed first, to Pennsylvania, then to Mississippi, and in October, 1948, located in Iowa City, and in 1855 entered the University of Iowa, where he remained for two years.  He then accepted a position in the mercantile house of his brother-in-law, G. D. Palmer, where he remained for the next eighteen months.  Resigning this position, he went to work on the farm where he remained until 1860, at which time he began the study of law under the well-known firm of Patterson & Robinson of Iowa City, where he remained until he was admitted, January 23, 1864.  Shortly after being admitted, Mr. Hazard made a trip across the plains to San Francisco.  In 1965 he returned to Iowa and purchased a farm.  While living on this farm he continued to devote a part of his time to the practice of law, and in 1869, on account of the rapid increase of his practice, he was, in justice to himself and his clientage [sic], compelled to give up farming and devote his time to the law practice.  In 1873 he removed to Oregon, and located in Empire City (then the county seat of Coos county).  In June, 1876, Mr. Hazard was elected district attorney and re-elected in 1878.  On the twenty-fifth of July, 1900, Mr. Hazard removed to Marshfield and opened his office in the Bennett Walters [sic?] building.  Mr. Hazard has [sic] decidedly one of the finest law libraries in southern Oregon if not in the state (outside of Portland).  His library is very conveniently arranged along the walls of his suite of four office rooms, and consists of something over 2,000 volumes.  Mr. Hazard is a member of the A. O. U. W.  +

name-Dunham Alaska-mining health-[?] Locale-CoosBay-indir Tot-Coquille-indir OT-YukonRiver prices condit  
CoqB 54 July 26, 1901
                                                Letter from Cape Nome.
     Mrs. H. W. Dunham received a letter, last Saturday, from her husband who recently went up to Cape Nome.  The letter was under date of July 3rd.  We are kindly permitted to publish the following extracts:
     I am here at last having arrived last night.  We left Dutch Harbor June 28th, came out Yucatan [sic] Pass into Behring [sic] sea, and set our course for the land of midnight sun.  Nome is situated on a barren desert, the country back [sic] is somewhat mountainous [sic, no period.]  The town is also situated on the beach, and everything from aboard ship has to be transported by lighter, consequently it is rather tedious in discharging.
     Mud, snow and slush is everywhere.  The town is overrun with men.  Men are pouring in; others are tramping out, blankets on their back [sic].
     Front street is a continual medley, and almost impossible to get any direction.  The streets are only forty feet wide, and all kinds of junk shops erected thereon [sic, no period] 
     Every kind of graft that man can invest is used to inveigel [sic] the tenderfoot.  The saloons are reaping a harvest.  All kinds of games and devices enormous. [sic]  Sums of money change hands every day, mostly in favor of the professional.
     Some of the mines are turning out good, but the most are undeveloped, and this year will demonstrate the richness. [sic]  There will be lots of prospecting this season; however, the season is about a month later than usual, which is detrimental.  As near as I can find out the wages for shoveling will be about $5 to $6 and board per day; but I fail to see a job for every man.
   I have seen quite a number of Coos bay and Coquille people.  All look healthy and robust.  I will write you more definite news later on.  I think I will bring up on Yukon river [sic].  I am writing in an old shack and almost frozen.  +

Law utility Tot-Coq  CoqB 54 July 26, 1901 
violation of law to use waterworks water to irrigate or in garden or lawn.

Fruit food prices Tot-Coquille business bldg  CoqB 54 July 26, 1901 
Dried prunes 2 cents per pound at the Emporium.  +

Vital Tot-MyrtlePoint character  CoqB 54 July 26, 1901 
Marriage license to E. L. Withers and Miss Ada Bonewitz, both respected people of Myrtle Point.  Nfq

Health-sickness health-contag  CoqB 54 July 26, 1901 
     Heber Seed has been very ill for several days past with typhoid fever.  +

Road job Tot-Coquille house name-Nosler  CoqB 54 July 26, 1901 
     Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will receive bids, until August 5th, at 4 p m., for the repair of the road in front of J. H. Nosler’s residence.  For information concerning the work, apply to John Curren and D. H. Johnson.
     Done by order of the Common Council of Coquille.
                                                  W. C. Chale, [sic; = Chase?]

Poem literary character lifestyle? Misc-word  CoqB 54 July 26, 1901 
                My Temper.
  I have a little temper;
    ‘Tis like my pony gray---
  Unless I watch it closely
    It tries to get away [sic, no period]

  And rear and kick and trample
    On all who near it stand,
  And so I try to curb it
    And hold it well in hand.

  No good to use a snaffle;
    I keep a tight curb rein
  And speak to it quite gently,
    Yet sometimes all in vain.  +

  It is so much the stronger
    It gets away from me,
  But I will be its master
    Some day, as you shall see!
                       --Caro Atherton-Dugan.  +
[M. note; spaces between lines are sic in text.]

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