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THE PAPER,v THAT’S
A LETTim FROM HOME
COQUILLE, COOS COUNTY, OREGON. FRIDAY, JANUARY 1. IMI.
H. A. Hawkins Passed Dec. 30
Harvey Andrew Hawkins, of Lang
lois, brother of M. O. Hawkins and
Mrs. Sarah Thrift, of this city, passed
away here at nine o’clock Wednesday
evening. Hto death was due to pneu
monia which so many people have
suffered from since the fires in Sep
tember, and followed in less than two.^
weeks the passing of hto wife, on 'M*
Dec. 18. Her death was also due to
Funeral arrangements have not
been completed at the time of,going
to press but the services wiU probably
■g.« j uj iy
be held in Langlois on Saturday.
Mr. Hawkins was bom Aug. 2,
1861, in Boonville, Calif., and came
to Langlois in 1884, residing there
for S3 years.
He was married in
1892 to Annie J. Blacklock.
childyen survive their parents. John 122,500 Werth for New
D. , of Eureka, Calif.; George, of Ban
School Gym Approved
don, and Miss Agnes Hawkins, of
66 to 25
Besides the brother and sister here
Mr. Hawkins also leaves two sisters,
The bond election for school
Mrs. Mary Langlois and Mrs. Ellen
trict, number 8, held in the
E. Spangler, of Langlois.
school building Tuesday afternoon,
Happy New Year
As we pause at the end of an old
year and on the threshhold of a new
one, the Sentinel wishes to join the
universal greeting of “Happy New
Coquille’s Water Was Very
Will Take Charge of City’s Af
Short When Rains Delayed
The year that to passing has been
fairs Monday Evening—Old
a good one in many respects and we
Makes Good Record
hope that 1937 will shower our
friends, patrons and readers, with all
Coquille is just beginning to learn
the good things of life, not only the
The newly elected city officials,
how fortunate it was that the rains
1 material, but those of the mind, heart I Dr. J D. Rankin as mayor, Drue Cun
were not longer delayed.. On the
ningham, E. D. Webb and O. L. Wood,
Saturday before Christmas there
Again we say, “May you have a as councilmen, will take their seats
were only from four to five million
happy and prosperous New Year.” I around the table in the council cham
gallons if water in the big reservoir
ber of the city hall next Monday
at the head of Rink creek. The aver
I evening, after the old council has al
Ship First Car Plywood
age daily consumption here is a mil
lowed the December bills and cleaned
lion gallons every three days, which
The Smith Wood-Products plant up any unfinished business.' Serving
means there was not more than a two
made its first shipment of plywood with the above will be Geo. W. Bry
weeks’ supply, on hand.
from tiie huge new plant just finish ant, Jack LeFevre and Everett Seeley,
The consumption of water in Co
Coquille's Christmas Appearance ed, on the last day of the year, the councilmen who were elected two
quille to now double what it was a
shipment going to New Mexico.
years ago and have two more years
year or two ago and the city must
the Fiaest Yet—Awards
The Sentinel had hoped to have an to serve.
soon tap a new source of supply, by
article on the operation of the new
Made by Judges
The retiring city officials are May
either going on over the hill to the
plant for this week’s issue, but losing or J. Arthur Berg, Councilmen Henry
North Fork and pumping from there
one day, due to the New Year’s holi BeUoni, R. A. Jeub and R. L. Medley.
Chamber of Commerce award
or by expending a considerable
day, has necessitated postponing it
No matter what any city council in
for the best decorated homes
amount for purifying plant and basins
until next week.
the future may do, this expiring
d business houses was made by the
and pumping from the river.
The total payroll in
council will go down in the history of
resulted in a 86 to 25 vote in fav
whose identity was supposed
The iron pipe replacements of old
plants of the company
Coquille as one of the best and most
wood pipa last summer was all that
ever to serve the city.
saved a water famine in Docember.
Mayor Berg’s four terms— eight
to now in a position to proceed with - f
Geo. W. Taylor and Dr. C. A. Riet-
The new pipe prevented a great deal
the construction of a gymnasium. The r
’" were adjudged to be tied for
years—has not been marked by
of waste from leakage.
physical city Improvements to a very
There to another way by which the
Beulah Chapter, No. 6, had a joiint ; to most probable that PWA funds will being based on a point system, and
great extent because the property
city’s supply can be conserved and
installation with Occidental Chapter, be available as a grant, bringing the they will share the »15 offered by
owners could not stand any financial
that is by the purchase and installa
No. 45, of Bandon, Wednesday eve amount it to possible to spend for the Chamber for first and second
The New Year will begin at the Pi strain, but it has been marked by
tion of a float valve at the reservoir
oneer Methodist church in a way just harmony, a reduction of city indebt
just east of town. The valve in use ning in Masonic hall. This was pre building and equipment up to »42,500. places.
ceded by a six-thirty o’clock dinner Formal application for the »20,000
Ths D. E. Rackleff home was listed a little different from usual. Instead edness and a feeling of general sat
there now must be turned by hand
in the banquet hall.
grant will now be made.
—M* home, of forgetting the old and thinking isfaction with the way the city’s
the Geo. A. Ulett
and when it to opened in the eve
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each win only of the new, that custom will be business has been conducted.
ning and left open until morning the
stalling officer, assisted by Mrs. Flora the past week It had seemed f
doubtful dpw and door on the south side of the
two reservoirs fin and then overflow
Compton as marshal, Mrs. Maud that the bonds would carry, but evi
the past week has made a very next Sunday the old folk will be es-
into Dutch John creek. A float valve
Woodyard as pianist, Mrs. Clara dently many of those opposing
ve picture at night, was listed pescially honored. A service is being 108 Pgr Cent Current Tax Paid
would automatically shut the pipe
Mrs. not go to the polls to express that
third, and the lighted pool at the planned to recognize those who are
line off at the reservoir and cause the Bosserman as chaplain and
Tax collections for the year 1938
. H. Fortier liome as fourth.
sixty-five yean and older. A sec have been »1,458,000, which to 106.43
water to rise higher back of the dam Bertha Smith as secretary. The fol objection.
lowing officers of th» Coquille lodge
E. Niles, at the Ford Garage, tion of pews will be reserved fot per cent of the current roll. The »1,- •
on Rink creek. When that overflow
ed there would be no way of saving were installed: Belle Gould, W. M.; the school; it was only an objection was awarded first prize in the busi them, and other features will be of 015,955 collected of taxes due in 1936
It, but it would mean a 36 to 40 mil A N. Gould, W. P; Bess Maury, A. to further increase of taxes and the | ness district, Fuhrman’s Pharmacy fered that will pay homage to those is 75.57 per cent of the total collected.
M.; Wm. Ulett, A. P.; Emma Pierce, issuance of bonds on which interest L second, Wilson’s Red and White store who are passing down thq sunset side
lion gallon supply available when it
The other 34 per cent was for delta- .
Susie Folsom, Trees.; Florence will add upwards of 50 per cent to third, and the Ideal Bakery fourth. of life. Rev. W. Raymond Wilder, the
quencies. The October and Novem
Sanford, Cond.; Maxine Jeub, A. their face when they are all retired. There were many other beautiful pastor, will preach upon the theme,
The cost of valve and installation
ber collections fell off about 365,000
Cond;. Gladys Gano, Chaplain; Birdie
The voters have decided wisely in «ws in ths downtown section “At Eventide There Shall Be Light.”
would be from 3300 to »400, and it
from the corresponding months in
Skeels. Organist; Louise Leslie, Adah; voting to keep
deserve honorable mention The choir and special vocalists will 1935.-'
would probably pay for itself each
Edna Taylor, Ruth; Leona Bryant, school up to the Standard A rank Sad which many have expressed the contribute appropriate music at the
summer ta water saveg for sale to ,
■The following figures are for the
Esther; Gertrude Ulett, Martha; Vesta which it has enjoyed for se
should have been listed by service. This will be the first in a preceding five years, showing the
Jhe cityji consumers.
Mesdames Keith Leslie, H.'t.
¡Marshal; Flora Compton, Warder;
tor, Sr., who made a
Ray Jeub. Sentinel.
and J. Loy Stacer acted as judges,
trip around town last Thurs month of January. The others will tions represented.
A steady climb
Harry Elliott, wrestling promoter,
Occidental officers installed includ Mrs. Jas. Richmond as clerk, for the day, not as a judge, told the Sentinel be announced from week to week.
since the low of 1032 indicates a more
makes a New Year’s resolution for ed: Grace Plymale, W. M.; Howard five hours the polls were open.
At seven-fifteen in the evening an healthy condition of Coos county’s fi
that he. counted 160 beautiful Christ
Friday night’s card, which will be ap Haga, W. P ; Maxine Roselle, A. M.;
mas tree decorations south of Fourth organ concert will be presented with nances:
preciated by the fans who attend hto L. T. Roselle, A. P.; Jeannette Pearce,
Tule Lake Potato Stories } street gulch and estimated that there Miss Margaret Purvance at the con
bi-weekly shows in ihe Community Sec.; Lillian Flom, Trees.; Opal Chall-
Stonecypher, who left Co were over 350 trees in front windows sole. Miss Purvance is spending the
1032— 6 754,730.40—-47.87%
The ringside seats have acombe, Cond.; Lucille Chameski, A.
quille seven years ago, accompanied in the city, besides those which had vacation period at home from the
1033— 6 744,794.07—>56.51%
been reduced in price from »1.10 to Cond.
He remarked Portland Bible Institute. Following
by Mrs. Stonecypher and their three outside decorations.
Mrs. A. J. Sherwood and Mrs. Ora
that Coquille had never in the past thia, the evening service will ensue,
Headling the January 1 card will
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weeks visiting his father at Eastside, presented to festive an appearance and in special observance of the be
be a two-hour, or two falls out of
his brother Lee, near Riverton, and during the holiday season. And he Is ginning of the New Year, the sermon Football Fans Go to Pasadena
three match, between Thor Jensen,
relatives and friends in Coos correct. The only thing lacking was will be upon the subject, "The Cynic's
of Elkton, and Jack Clayburn, the
Coquil^p is to be represented at the
The choir and soloists
Word from Milo P. Fox, district county. They were in Coquille Mon the new lighting system .in the down
black panther. Whether "Jack can
New Year’s Rose Bowl game at Pasa
take the toe-trodding, at which the engineer at Portland, to that any ob day. Chet homesteaded 60 acres in
in readiness was no fault of the con vice Everyone is cordially invited to dena. F. G. Leslie, Dr. Jas. Richmond
Swede is a past master, remains to jections to the application of the Ar the Tule Lake reclamation district
attend either or all of these services. and son, Jimmie, and Everett Seeley
Probably he can if Thor row Mill Co. for permission to build seven years ago and has been success
left Tuesday morning for Roseburg
does not also kick hto shins. It will a boom on the river here, from the
where they caught the Shasta. Mr.
W. U. Douglas Dies at Bay
be the cleanest bout on the card, al standpoint of navigation, should be With the remarkable yields and
Leslie intended to spend a few hours
Wallace Ulysses Douglas, a resident
nual Meeting Next Monday at hto old home in Sacramento and
though the principals In the “hot made at his office in the custom profits realized by spud growers in
preliminary” have not been an house at Portland not later than Jan. that district this year as an incentive, j of Marshfield for the past 38 years,
the doctor at Stockton, on the way
he to putting part of hto ranch in po-1 and one of the leading and most in-
The annual meeting of the Coos south. They will be in Pasadena
I Sailor Dick Trout to going up
The company wishes to construct a tatoes the coming year. He tells of fluential attorneys of Coos county, County Dairymen's Association will from seven o'clock in the morning
against cne of the meanest meanies boom along the north bank of th» one grower who netted,. above all passed away at hto home in North be held in the Woodman Hall in Co Friday until seven p. m.’, and will
when he meets Bob Castle, who has riv.er immediately below the highway expenses, »20,000 from htot 46-acre Bend Monday morning, after an ill quille on Monday, January 4, at 1:30 stop at San Francisco on the home
P. M., according to an announcement ward trip for a few hours’ sightseeing
no friends in any sports assemblage bridge for a distance of 600 feet and potato farm in 1936. Two young men ness of several weeks.
Funeral services were conducted just made by M. M. Schmidt, of Nor of the new bridges and other points
The fans like the rough stuff and yet which would utilize not more than from Portland, with »5000 each given
one-third of the waterway. The tope them by their father, came there four Wednesday afternoon at the Thuer- way, president of the county organi of interest. They expect to be home
they boo the dirty wrestler.
It should be a first-class show New of the proposed row of piling for the years ago. The first year they mad« wachter Funeral Home by Rev. F. zation.
This will be an important meeting
Year’s night, with preliminary sched boom would be at an elevation of not a living, the second they repaid their G. Jennings.
less than 24 feet above low water father, and the fourth year were able
Mr. Douglas was bom in Detroit, and all dairymen of the county are
uled to start at 8:30 sharp.
Cow Testing A m ’ r to Moot
to pay the gdvemm^it »80,000 as Mich., Nov. 20, 1666, and came to urged to be present, Mr. Schmidt
The annual meeting of the Coquille
rental for the use of 12.00 acres.
stated. In addition to the annual
Coos Bay in 1800.
Sam Malehorn a Visitor
The reclamation service to opening
His experience Included newspaper election of officers and directors, Valley Cow Testing association Will
Dr. Gale, of Bandon, Pawes
Sam Malehorn, formerly deputy
d entry a part of the huge publishing, court reporting, insur other matters which are of vital im be held in the Woodman Hall in Co
sheriff of Coos county, who to now
Dr. Arthur Gale, Bandon phys’cian,
and renting the bal- I ance, before he was admitted to the portance just at this particular time quille on Monday, January 4, in con
doing the same work as a member of who was in the Mast hospital at Myr
secure compensation bar in 16M.
will be considered. A state law to nection with the Coos County Dairy
the state police that he used to do tle Point, passed sway Monday eve
for the eradication of Bang’s men's association meeting, according
His widow, who was Ida M. Green
when connected with the state fire ning at eight o’clock. Hto death, as
to Alton Kay, president of the organ
marshal's office—investigating incen have been several in the past throe The rental value was at one time a 1 man and to whom he was mirried disease becomes effective January 1, ization.
diary fires and securing evidence for months, was indirectly caused by the
All dairymen are welcome at this
six children: Duncan E. Douglas, dairy cattle within the county be
prosecution—was a Coquille visitor Bandon fire, and was due to a com to »2 and »3 and to now about »8, per their
meeting and particularly those who
plication of troubles, pneumonia,
Temple City, Calif.; Mrs. Lucille once during the calendar year under have been testing or plan to test dur
He was down here to investigate heart and stomach troubles.
Hunt, Modesto, Calif.; Mrs. Alice the state testing program, the work to ing 1937. The principal business for
the burning of a barn which the own
Dr. Gale had served the people of
start in January of each year. This this meeting will be the election of
er thought was fired to cover the Bandon as physician for 30 years,
The Portland daily papers were Burns,'of Portland; and W. U. Doug
law will be carefully discussed and directors and officers for the coming
theft of stored wool.
and hto passing is mourned by an un several hours late last Saturday
at the dairy meeting and year and a discussion of methods now
This investigation caused Mr. Msle- usually large number of friends and morning due to slippery roads on the
action taken there may affect the en in use for obtaining records on dairy
hom to recall a recent, barn fire in acquaintances.
Middle Fork highway.
forcement of this law to some extent.
Wasco county where a Welchman to
He to survived by his widow and creek, near Remote, the truck started
accused of killing hto brother who four children, Mrs. Harold Finnegan, to skid in the slush which had been Opening Independent B.B. Game Funds have been appropriated by the
McKinley Ranch Sold
county court to carry out the testing
owned the ranch. The barn, 20x100 of Cottage Grove. Mias Virginia Gale, snow during the night. The heavy
The opening game of the Indepen
The 40-acre Tom Lawhorn ranch gt
feet, burned and the bones of the of Bandon. Thornton Gage, of Lake- rear end of the Pacific Express truck I dent basketball league, will be played work and it is important that dairy-
llfeL *nd Arthur Gale, of New Yorifc.
NEW YEAR AT PI
That the sawmill of the Arrow Mill
Co. will be located in Coquille, as
had been Intimated several months
ago, was definitely settled during the
recent visit here of N. Jameson. The
land purchased as a site was at the
west end of the company’s holdings,
next to the Swift plant. Mrs. Phil
deeded the property just before Mr.
Jameson’s return to Chicago.
It to not intended to construct a
large njill as it will be used only to
to cut logs for the Arrow company’s
battery separator plant.
tion will start In ths spring.
"Born to Dance." frtrmrana
"Born to Dance,” claimed by those
who have seen it to be a more magni
ficent production than “The Great
Ziegfeld,” is the New Year's offering
of the Liberty Theatre.
It will be
shown at a special matinee at 2 p. m.
Friday, again that evening and on
Saturday evening. It is brimful of
brilliant scenes, thrilling dances, gor
geous girls, and stars—and then more
stars. The list includes Eleanor Pow
ell, queeen at tape, James Stewart,
Virginia Bruce, Frances Landford,
Una Merkel, Sid Silvers, Alan Dine-
hart, Raymond Walburn, Buddy Eb-
j|Hÿftorersed position, f
to rest in the river, but still on its
wheels. Neither the driver nor Merle
Landrith, who was with him, were
hurt nor was the truck much dam
saa and others.
residence on Sanford Heights.
and Riverton as opponents , Both
teams have added new players and
will present a stronger line-up than
they did last year. This will be the
first game of the valley league sched
Admission will be 25 and 10
SchooL«i to Reopen Monday
Snow on Castas Mountain
After a ten-day holiday vacation
the Coquille schools will reopen again
Travelers in from Roseburg Wed
next Monday, January 4.
nesday report three inches of snow on
the summit of Camas mountain. No
The next meeting of the Coquille snow here in the lower valley but
W. C. T. U. will be on Friday. Jan. & with the thermometer below freezing
at 2:00 p. m. at the L. P. Fugelson here every morning this week it has
been cold enough far snow.
TH» annuM fflffllfli of lh‘e "state
dairymen's association will be held in
Corvallis on January 19 and 20, ac
cording to information received from
Roger Morse, extension dairyman and
secretary of the state organization. It
to expected that this organization will
Benham, of Sitkum, who owns a
ranch in Brewster valley. The con
sideration was »4500. Mr. Gibbs to re
turning to his former home in Ari
Ray Endicott, formerly of Coquille
and Myrtle Point, and his son were
here Tuesday from Alturas, Calif.,
which is near the Nevada Hoe where
Heaviest Holiday Mail
it gets hots in the summer and very
Even last Friday, Christmas, the cold in the winter. Ray to still witn
morning mail was unusually heavy, the Standard Oil Co. as he has been
the incoming parcels post being in 55 for the past fifteen years.
heaviest by far that
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