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About The Coquille Valley sentinel. (Coquille, Coos County, Or.) 1921-2003 | View Entire Issue (April 15, 1921)
M ayer H am ilton and a ll six co
oilmen w ere present at th e adjogr
seaskpi o f the c ity 's legisla tive »
Monday evening and they stayed
the job until a fter eleven o’clock.
Considerable tim e w as spent ht read
ing and'considering fou r ordinances,
th e only one to fa il e f peeeage being
that regu latin g pool halls. This o r
dinance had many good features in
corporated in its provision, took as
providin g a fine fo r owners who per
m itted gam bling, drinking, and soil
in g o f boose on their promisee, also
providin g th at intoxicated persons
h i» event which w ill l e the larges«' m ust not be allow ed to lo iter on the
ever attem pted by. Coquille. W e can prom isee. But th e provision which
only mention a few o f their plans this prevented its adoption was that whkh j
la rge scale on which the program wiH to he operated on Sunday. - The ordin-
bo carried out.
knee also provided that the owners
Chairman Booth, o f the State H igh * should secure a license every three
w ay Commission, has agreed to ba months from the council fo r pennis-
present and he prom ised to have the «io n to conduct a pool hail, and that
other tw o m ember* here I f possible, a bad reputation should be sufleient
M r. Sherwood has been endeavor- ground fo r refu sin g to gran t a li-
in g to gut into communication w ith sense. When tits vote on this meas-
Oov. O leott a ll week to recuiu his ure was taken Couacilmen Mansell?
promise to be present, but the e a s e » W alker and G regg cast th eir votes
tire has boon absent ia C alifornia and fo r it, Councihnen McLeod and Davis
has not been interview ed as yet.
against it and Councilman Eadioott
The city officials o f every town in « a s excused from votin g. H avin g the
Coos county w ill be invited to parti- em ergency clause attached It required
cipate in the parade and program .
a three-fourths vote to pass this or-
Between the hour* o f seven and finance, or the affirm ative vote o f
eigh t on the 80th it is planned to have five couacilmen, and w ith only th ree
a race from M arshfield to CoquUle, It was declared lost,
autos startin g every tw o minutes.
The ordinance regu latin g and 11-
with less than 80 entries perm itted, censing m otor d river vehicles operat-
E very precaution w ill be taken to la g fo r hire, w ee pna« < j unanimously,
protect the public by having the rood as was an ordinance granting a fran-
patrolled the whole distance during th is« to the Coast- Auto Linos .until
that tim e.* I t w ill depend, how ever, j w . j , 1984 fo r the sum o f $850 per
on the county court’s perm ission annum. This w as divided as follow s:
whether this race eon be staged.
$500 fo r the M arshfield cars; $100 fo r
The program o f music and «p eak-1 the M yrtle Poin t ears; and $64 fo r
lng by notable visitors w ill be held I the Sendee autos. Th e edfiesrs o f the
in the M yrtle Grove.
i Coesft A n te Lines w ere very w e ll eoto
1 and its prfsidont, V . C. G orst, thank-
1 ed the c ity oA cials fo r th eir consider-
Paul Ford had an application on
1 file fo r a franchise to operate an auto
1 stage line to Band on over the streets
o f Coquille, and the ordinance grant-
1 ing it w ill com e up a t the next m eet
in g o f the council.
The fourth ordiru
1 lating the storage
fre ig h t on tho
freigh t must be rem oved w ithin three
days end i f not so moved shell be
subject to the follow in g schedule o f
Wood end Stovebolts, 60c a cord
the supervisory eom m ittoe as fo llo w *:
d rivin g sa fely.
Th e day fo r tho opal
w ith ju st enough wa
people needed no wrs|
» little wind in the a f t
sufficient to make rid «
AU alon g the w ay fn
e r aftorw nrde n pa «ear
nie p a r t i« w ith th eir
; undertaken b y t b council at that
tim e nor can it ba until the la tter
part e f ne^t week, according to thfc
term * o f the a* mrtb ament d e d a rh if
the c ity ’s intention to im prove the
north end strdet. Th e lega l aspect
o f the ease, which is up to the city
attorney fo r decision, is whether the
owners o f th ree e r fou r blocks can
protest e ffectively against a portion
The school directors o f D istrict No.
o f the toporvam ent which covers so 8. met in the P in t N ational Bank
‘la rge a te rrito ry , and not a ffect the Monday evening and elected the fo l
In other words is low ing corpo o f teachers fo r next
each block a unit which can protest years a t theh anneal salaries set
against the im provem ent o f the fo rth ;
streets along its fron t, when the
Lynn A . P arr, Supt., $2850.
been included in
In e f R. Chase, Grade Principal,
one p ro je c t!
On the petition o f about h a lf the
Gertrude Lorens, $1110.
property owners alon g Bush and
Emma Kennedy, $1180.
H olly streets fo r a plank im prove
M aym ie De Lon g, $1080.
ment, the first stop was taken by in
H arriett 8. Mace, $1080.
structing the c ity eng ineer to estab
Catherine Dungey, salary not y e t
lish the grades on these streets.
E ngineer Gould reported that he
Joan P itsgerald , $1110.
had surveyed a w ater pipe line fo r
Laura Brandon, $1010.
about 3,040 fe e t, running up the gulch
from the present intake on Kink creek
which would g iv e a 72-foot head and
place the new intake above qny poe-
This leaves a principal fe r the high
TW O PLEAD
provem ent o f ‘ Coulter street from
street north, signed
practically all o f the property own-
era, had been filed w ith the c ity re
corded and was the cause e f a t ilt be
tween E. C. Church and A . T . Bolden
on one side and Councilman Mansell
on the other, th ey declaring that no
improvem en t sa that port ion at the
■trout MM h o w aakqd for. Tho tou-
Th e board has reesn tfy purchased
fifteen doaan fold in g chairs w ith
which to tea t the H igh School audi
add a domestic science conree to tito
H igh School curriculum fo r neat yea r
but th ey have not y e t em ployed a
teacher fo r i t
in Jail. The s till they found was made
out at a ten-gallon m ilk can w ith a
copper coil attached. I t was in active
service end boom liquor was found on
Coquille Lodge, N o. 6$, L O. O. F.,
is m aking arrangem ents fo r a b ig
celebration la Coquille on A p ril 26.
the occasion being the one hundred
snd‘ second anniversary o f the found
in g o f tho order. AH Odd Fellow s
and their fa m ilia l ere
invited to participate.
The a ffa ir w ill start w ith a six
o’clock dinner in the Odd F ellow s’
Lumber, $1.00 per 1,000 fe e t par banquet h ell to bo follow ed with
a program and side degree w ork to
ho put on in Goulds’ H all. A fte r
Shingles, 26c par 1,004 per week.
Other freig h t, $1.00 p e r ton par this th ere w ill bo dancing there end
cards in the Odd F ellow s’ hall fo r
The d ty marshal is made w h arf those who do not care to dance. A ll
inger and a fte r ten days m qy seise visitin g Odd Fellow s and Rebekaha
end sell fre ig h t le ft there and in ad w ill be h eartily welcom e to attend the
dition the owner it subject to a fine. festivities.
Finance— A . J. Sherwood, J. E.
Norton, Leo J. C ary, H. N . Lorenz,
W alter Oardteg, Chao. W illey jr.
Executive— A . J. Sherwdbd, J. E.
Norton, L. J. C ary, H. N . Lorens.
A dvertisin g— H. A . - Young, Owen
R aew ltoa, J. L. Smith.
The Citizens’ L a w Enforcem ent
8 tre*t Decoration— Dr. V . L . Ham Longue, which circulated a petition
ilton , N . N . Neim an, Bert Folsom , some weeks e g « addressed to the ma
H arry O erding, W . S. Graham, John yor, pledging its rapport in the en
forcem ent o f a il laws, especially the
P erk Decoration— E. D. W ebb, A . curfew , prohibition and anti-gand»-
L. Simpson, J. J. Stanley, M rs. J. A . iin g laws, presented the petition Mon
Lamb, M rs. V . L. Ham ilton, M rs. L . P . j day night and it was read by the re
corder. It contained some hundreds
Music— John E . Boos, Frank Leslie, o f names. Inasmuch as it Was ad
0 . L. W illey.
dressed to the m ayor and not to the
A u to Races— N. N . Neim an, D r. G. council, M ayer Ham ilton ordered it
E arl Low , M. J. Hartaon, J. S. Lyons, placed ea file. He stated that when
Iton ey W ells, L . L. Thomas, Hsnxy he took the oath o f office he sw ore to
K ern, C. S. W indsor.
sm that the laws w ere enforced and
Touehur Sous for S a la r y
Parade— A . N . Gould, L . P . Bran he intended to keep his word. M m *
Tho com o f C h a r i«
Longiois stetter, E. P . EHingsan, R. B. Rogers,
than that he thought the c ity ordin
against D istrict No. 64 o f tho Bondon R. H. C reator.
ances had been as w ell enforced since
neighborhood was before tho Circuit
January 1 as they had been during
Court here Tuesday. Langlois was tou, E . J. P eg *, J. W . Laird , T . B.
any o f the seven- years he had been
discharged by the school board ea Curry.
a resident o f Coquille.
teacher there, hut claim ed a contract \ Floats— L. H. Hasard, L. L. Turner,
The resignation p f C. W . Endieott
aad sued fo r $18$, as on* month’s C. T . 8keels, E. E. Fraedrick, Geo. A .
as councilman was presented to that
salary. Th e case was out decided, but Robinson.
body w ith the request that it be
the court overruled a dem urrer in
Bur iooqaa Goo. B attey, 8. M . Noe
acted upon as soon as possible. The
tended to throw tho e a « out o f court 1er, J. F. Beyers, Geo. O. Laugh, A . A .
m ayor expressed regret that Dr. En-
C. R. W ade appeared aa counsel fo r 9elander. Aaron W ilson.
dicott had decided to take that action
Langlois and J. T . Brand fo r the
A u to Parkin g— B. H . K ern, 8. A .
as did M r. M ansell. It was agreed
M alohom , A . T . Bolden, N . C. K elley,
that his successor should bo named at
A lfred Johnson.
the next m eeting.
school and an eighth grade teacher
yet to be chosen. M im es W ren, W h it
ney and W iikinaen w ets not appli
cants and did not caro to have th eir
names considered at this thus.
H. L. Johnson was M üiplûjfld Ai
Janitor o f both b o fld in ft at $2225 pgr
Standard OU Bmutcra
A . B. Campbell, Frank M iller, W m .
Hull and O rville H ags w ent over to
tho Bay W ed needs y to attend the
county m eeting o f Standard O il em
ployes, a t which fou r o f the Portland
representatives o f the company w ere
They w ore accompanied
home by tw o o f them, H. B. Fairchild,
assistant sales m anager, and F . L.
Test, o f the accounting departm ent,
who inspected the plant bore yester
day. Tho company has five em ployes
here now and Mr. Campbell says they
hi tend to put on another man soon,
which w ill bring their local payroll up
Another Rainy Week
This has been another rainy week,
to the disgust o f ranchers end g a r
deners. Tuesday gave « on* o f the
hardest shower* o f the year ju st be
fore noon, the air being fu ll o f wind
swept sm oke-like sheets o f m oisture.
W ednesday we g o t not only rain but
frequent sleet storm s both afternat-
ing with bursts o f sqpahine, so that
we had m ore than s score o f changei
o f w eather darin g the d af? Thursday
we had more, shower* aad sleet, and
though there' is no rain fa llin g this
m orning the strong south wind and
billow s o f cumulus donde presage
anything but settled weather.
tlooo Buy» box factories, veneer plants
and some at the eawmtllo have been
running fa ll fores. Industrial dope as
si on has nude no serious inroads eu
the general prosperity o f this section
sf tho country. Since tho eloee at
tho w ar not a single business estab
lishment in this section has failed.
C u t Etfcdu Their T u m
, The ease o f the H oward Farm a t
lakeside was up in the C ircuit Court
lore Tuesday. The Farm people wore
tryin g to ovoid tho paym ent o f rood
taxes on tho grounds that when the
road district m eeting w as called to
vote these taxes, it was not stated
in the call at which o f the school
houM i in the district the n e ttin c
jrould b* held. Judge Coke didn't
:hink there need have been any d if
ficulty in finding where the m eeting
tho costs to the plain tiff.
: The Laurel Again
F or six yonra, from 191$ to 1917
inclusive, the H igh School student
body issued “ The Laurel,” no on an
nual publication, from tho Sentinel
D uring the peek o f high
prices end general disorganisation in
1919 and 1920, and also on account
i f the flu epidemic they did not pub
lish the Lau rel; but this year they
ore doing business along that line
again and hava already arranged
with the Sentinel to print 200 copies
o f th eir annuel b ook let Tim es are
gradually gettin g normal again.
E lo e ta
O ffic e r » •
The annual m eeting o f the Coquille
Club wait held at the chib rooms last
evening w ith a good attendance. The
follow in g is the list o f officers elected
fo r the ensuing year:
< P rw .— A . N . Gould.
V ies Pro*.— R. A . Jeub.
See.-Traat.— L . L. Tum or.
Board o f Governors, in addition to
the three above named— L. H . H as
ard and H . N . Lorens.