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About The Coquille Valley sentinel. (Coquille, Coos County, Or.) 1921-2003 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 8, 1937)
COQUILLE, COOS COUNTY
Deposit Increase Nearly 50%
Coquille’s financial institution, the
First National Bank, fairly represents
the general business in Coquille and
its improvement during the year 1936
in its report made for the close of
business December 31.
have Increased from
$617,009.77 a year ago, to $909,890.74
a week ago, a boost of 47.5 per cent
over its December, 1935, report. Total
resources have increased $298,122.53
during the same period, from $6^8,-
388.43 to $886,510.96. It is now ip tta
million dollar bank class.
Cash and exchange have risen from
$339,327.89 to $669,423.32, while loans i
and discounts have remained practi
cally stationary—$76,901.37 a year
ago and $76,300.94 the last day of the
There is not in the county or the
state, and it probably goes for the na
tion, too, a bank on a more sound and
substantial basis than is Coquille's
N. FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 1937.
JIM THE YEAR
Plan Suggested foe Tennis
Courts This Year
The Coquille Woman’s Club has
It’s a Very Interesting Process Coldest Weather This Week had as a major project for several Reduced by >46,941.95 During
By Mayor Rankin Who Taken
years the construction of permanent,
to Watch—Local Plant Ca
Over City Government
regulation-size tengis courts for Co
Since Winter 1932-33—
Past Year—Receipts Much
and has been accumulating
pacity Carload a Day
No Snow* Here
funds for that purpose which now
amount to a little less than $200.
The new plywood plant of the
Dr. J. D. Rankin took his position
On page eight of this issue appears
In the Com Show fund balance, af
Sixteen degrees is what the ther
Smith Wood-Products plant is one of
as head of the Coquille city govem-
ter the $100 budgeted for the band in the annual report of City Treasurer
the most interesting spots in or near
ment Monday evening in a manner
1935 was paid a few months ago, Sickels which was submitted to the
that bespoke his understanding of
Coquille, to one who has never seen coldest morning of the winter and the
there remains a balance of $385 city council Monday evening. Stud
what is expected of him as mayor and
winter of 1932-33 when it was down which, if the present attitude of the ied in comparison with last year’s re
like thickness and strength.'
expressed the hope that the present
people of Coquille is maintained, will port it shows very clearly the city’»
city government would be as harmon
From the log in the river to the to six or eight above. And still there never be. used for Com Show pur improved financial condition.
ious as the past one was and that the
completed board the process la all
Special taxes received in 1936
evations are covered and I poses. Coquille may celebrate in the
present administration would receive
exposed to view in the huge-700 feet higher
amounted to 31,370.89; it was $21.-
future but not with a Com Show,
long new building from which a car-
the co-operation of all Coquille citi
Acting on the theory that the Com 267.24 in 1935. License fees jumped
zens in working for the best interests
load of plywood was shipped last beautiful?” on Camas mountain Tues Show is out, Mrs. O. C, Sanford, pres from $1,304.50 to $1,681.25; watei
of the city.
ident of the Coquille Woman’s Club, collections from $19,477.24 to $22,-
E. D. Webb, who had just been
Except for special requirements the ”, The record for the past eight morn- suggested this week that the Com 317.69; building permits from $30.50
elected as president of the council—
product turned out is one-quarter ngs stands at six nights with the Show balance be transferred to a ten to $90.50; house rents, $38.76 to $150;
a position which is honorary only ex
inch in thickness and is made by iomperature below freezing and two nis court fund and that two courts be community building rent, $614.50 to
cept when the mayor is absent—in
gluing with a water-resisting adhe above that point:
laid out and concreted on the high $711. The two per cent gross tax on
Friday, Jan. 1—26 degrees.
jected a humorous note by asking the
sive, three pieces of veneer, one-
school grounds, just north of the Mt. States Power Co. receipts show
physician mayor to schedule the ar
tenth of an inch thick, the grain of
193« Fees in Clerk’s Office
school and west of the new gym site. a decided gain in business for the
rival of new babies at the hospital on
It is the idea that excavation for utility, the city's tax increasing from
Fees collected in County Clerk the middle section running contrari
any other date than in the evenings
the gym and levelling of the tennis 11,130.49 in '35 to $1,243.84.
Oddy's office in 1938 totalled $10,- wise to the top and bottom piece.
Frank R. Hendricks, formerly with
of the first and third Mondays each 281.80, divided amorig the five items:
court lot will provide sufficient earth .« The fines collected by the recorder
to fill all depressions there and make made the greatest percentage gain of
Mr. Webb attempted to shift the
it an ideal spot for the racquet game. any single item of city income. - In
$2,433; probate $1,001; marriage li is superintendent of the plywood de
honor to the broad shoulders of
More than that the grounds Could 1935 they totalled $205.50, in 1936,
censes $1,082; miscellaneous $1,231.75. partment. He game down here sev . * On Wednesday at noon the mercury
Councilman Bryant but the latter was
eral months ago to oversee the in
$1,101. Whether this in any way is
(Continued on Page Nine)
successful in eluding the mantle.
stallation of the huge machinery, , Had only reached the 28 degree level
due to the amount the city received
Mayor Rankin made but one change
drying equipment, cutting machinery,
from the state liquor commission will
An erroneous statement in the
in the personnel of appointive offi
be deni id by some and claimed by
cers, naming Frank F Schram, who
Plywood at the Smith plant is cut
others. In 1935 the city received
has been secretary of the Coquille
from logs 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 or 10 Cost in j 1» degrees in Coquille Wednesday
$175.17 from that source and in 1936,
Fire Department as fire chief to suc
length. These blocks, as they an i morning when all other paints along
ceed Chas. W. Gardner.
called, are cut by drag saw before , the coast showed 20 or more. It was
The street improvement fund, both
Lewis English was named city mar piring city council, that it adjourn they leave the river. A huge travel . really seven degrees higher than that
A large group of dairymen attend unbonded liens and bonded liens, as
shal, with Kermit Shaw and Frank
ling hoist, high up in the building,
ed the annual meeting of the Coos well as interest payments all show a
McCreary as deputies; S. V. Epperson Monday evening, there was commen picks the blocks up from the river day’s 16 it is hardly worth while criti County Dairymen's Association at
very substantial increase in 1938.
remains as water superintendent, W. dation and thanks for co-operation and drops them on the main floor, cising them for giving Coquille the Coquille Monday, January 4, 1937,
The statement of indebtedness—not
S. Sickels as city ''treasurer, Grant expressed by several of thé city at- where they are “barked“ by men with worst of it, as usual.
and went on record as being unani bonded—shows a decrease of $16,
' . x___ ____ _
Corby, as city attorney, Freak T. firial«
mously in favor of the systematic ,716.35 from what it was a year ago,
Mayor Berg wished to thank all the
Dungey as street commissioner, and
After being placed in the lathe the bile radiators and a terrific drain on testing of all dairy cattle in the coun- ’■ with all warrant and special fund
Dr. M. Earl Wilson as city health of people of Coquille for their support rough spots are cut off as the log re Coal bins and wood piles is the usual ty during 1937 under the provisions ,
debt listed at $26,741.53 now.
for the past eight years. To Recorder volves until it is truly cylindrical. thing now and the worst of it is that
of thé Oregon state law and with the
The bonded debt has been deceased
J. Loy Stacer’s appointment as city Leslie, the appointive officers and From that time on, unless knots, or this section is not prepared for nor co-operation of the federal Bang's |
the past year by $30,225 60. It was
engineer was a temporary one of
for some other reason a breakage oc used to such Arctic climate.
program now in operation in the $225,153.57
a year ago and is $194,-
deepest sincerity, the pleasure it had curs, the veneer is cut in a sheet the
Oh, for a good warm rainl
county, according to J. N. Jacobseon, 927.97
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been to work with them and his ap length of the log in width and con
of Coquille, who is secretary of this , . The total city debt dropped $46.-
preciation of their co-operation at all tinuous until brokeS to permit its di - House Burned Yesterday
, 941.95 during the year, from $268,-
times. He thanked the council for its version to another of the carrying set
The resolution, which was adopted 811.45
chimney fires and a destroyed
harmony and its successful attempts of belts.
Theas belts, whieh
for the first week by the dairymen following the read
the veneer 210 feet to the cutting
■ ing and' the discussion Of the Oregon
_____ tenor at the
County Employees Get Boost
with flytag chine, are at five different levels, per
law. which requires that all dairy
at Pioneer Methodist church next colors. He expressed warm apprecia
Empfoyecs in the court house, 18 of
mitting a thousand feet of veneer to Hining and was occupied by Clyde cattle be tested at least once during
Sunday. Last Sunday the old folks tion for the work done by City En
be on the way at one time to the cut Parrish and family, at the east end of each twelve months period following them, received $5 or $10 raises, ac
were especially honored. Rev. W. gineer J. Loy Stacer as city manager,
cording to an order adopted by the
Tenth street, was burned^ at 5:30 January 1, 1937, states that conditions
Raymond Wilder, the pastor, will de in his difficult position which re
On the revolving cutter are 38 Thursday morning. An over-heated are now right for making rapid pro county court on Wednesday, the list
liver a special message to the young quires that he relieve the mayor and
blades, ten feet long, and an operator stovepipe through the roof was the gress in eradicating Bang’s Disease being: P. W_ Culver, deputy sheriff,
people, the subject of which shall be, councilmen of a lot of grief which
use good judgment in throwing cause. All the contents were saved by testing all herds and removing sheriff, $83; C. G. Caughell, chief tax
•The Crime of Being Young.”
The formerly has come direct to the elect
the lever to make the cut at the de except two stoves and two beds. Fire reactors while federal indemnity is $150; Eva Schroeder, office deputy
church choir and soloist will furnish ed officials, and bespoke for Mayor
deputy, $150; Margarita Brodie, tax
Chief Schram estimates the loss at available. This, it was believed, will
music appropriate to the service. All Rankin and the new council the same
$100; Katherine Jane Hassler,
From there the veneer strips are IJ00 ...
provide protection to those her ds al
young people up to twenty-four yean co-operation which his administra
tax clerk, $90; Delores Belloni, tax
Monday evening at 5:30 o’clock the
of age will be asked to sit in the cen tions, four of them, had received from
steam-heated to around 330 deglee« department was summoned when the ating diseased cattle before such time clerk, $85; W. H. Kennedy, personal
ter section of pews. Of course, people one and all.
This dryer is over 100 feet long and flue of the W. O. W. building burned ifter the county may be required by tax collector, $130; J. W. Leneve, dep
of all ages are cordially invited to the
Speaking for himself and the two
uty clerk, $150; Georginna Vaughan,
the veneer is thoroughly dried in the out, and at 11:45 a. m. Thursday the law tq participate in the indemnity.
other retiring councilmen, who en
deputy clerk, $100; Willa. Elliott, re
At the seven-thirty service in the tered on their duties eight years ago
cording clerk, $85; Anna Rooney,
home near the city reservoir, now oc mously at the dairymen’s meeting,
evening the pastor is preaching upon with Mr. Berg and were now stepping one end to the other.
assessor, $100; J. N. Gearhart,
One of the three repairing opera cupied by H. P. Hornish, began to points out the need fbr the m.ost ef
the subject, "The Painted Face,” a out with him—R. L. Medley and Hen
county surveyor, $46; Beneva Volk-
blaze and the department was sum
timely message for all ages. Special ry Belloni—R. A. Jeub stated that
Knots and moned.
some of which is included in most mar, county superintendent's secre
music will feature this service, too. Mr. Berg's leadership and executive emerges from the dryer.
dairy farms of the county, and re tary (share paid by county), $75; Mae
The Sunday school meets at nine qualities had been an inspiration to
M. Waggoner, county court and
forty-five, offering graded instruc the council to put forth their best ef
B. P. W. Plan for Conference quests that those who may be in a health nurse secretary, $100; Carl C.
tion in the Bible for all ages. The forts and that the retiring mayor was
The Busim _ and Profeessional
Wilson, Janitor, $85; Belle Whitsett,
Epworth League meets at six-thirty in large degree responsible for the all cuts are uniform—and fastens it Women made plans at their meeting tions give full consideration to any matron and cook, $30.
o'clock with a devotional and discus harmony prevailing in <ity affairs for
The salaries unchanged from last
I pieces are used for the middle section Monday evening for attending the in the future with the view toward
sion group for all young people.
I of plywood mostly, and yet we have conference of the Coos Bay District making it possible to use all types of year are: Dr. M. Earl Wilson, health
officer, $25; Leia Elrod, county nurse,
seen the surface of a plywood top to be held in Marshfield on January land for its most efficient use.
W. U. Douglas, Jrw Abo Gone of the three hold-over
$120; Stewart J. Whitsett, janitor
table where the insert could only be
Evangeline Philbin The latter meet
Just a week and three days after losing the association and assistance detected by close examination.
jailer, $75, and R. H. Mast, probation
the death of his father, W. U. Douglas, of those who were passing to private
From there the veneer is carted to
Wallace U. Douglas, Jr, passed away life.
the gluing machine where the center Pioneer church Monday, Jan. 18. i Tigers va. Red Devils Tonight
The only business transacted by
at his home in North Bend, death re
Coquille Fire Dept. Report
piece is passed through a roll press, Miss Philbin has been invited here
Coquille’s first basketball game will
sulting from flu-pneumonia. He was the old council, after the reading of receiving its coating of glue on each by several organizations, which have i
Frank F. Schram, of the
the youngest son and had recently the minutes of its Dec. 21 session, was side.
make it possible for the public to hear • be held this evening at eight o’clock
Coquille Fire Department, who was
passed the state bar examination,
A musical program i in the Community Building. Bandon
When the stack is about 30 inches her at no cost.
named as chief of the department by
will be the opposing team. Only the
having graduated from the Willam ber bills.
high they are moved to the hydraulic I will precede the address
Mayor Rankin Monday evening, es
Naomi Robison was admitted to > first team will compete against Ban
ette University law school In 1935.
press where a pressure of one million
timated the fire losses in the city dur
don, the B squad playing the Coquille
New Scout Executive Here
Besides his mother, survivors are
five hundred thousand pounds is ex membership in the B. P. W.
ing 1938 at $3,070, according to the
Junior high school, since Bandon does
Duncan E. Douglas, Marshfield; Em
Ruland Doman, who has come to erted to compress the plywood to the
report he submitted to the council
ma Lou Bowen, Temple City, Calif.; Coos Bay from Idaho Falls, Idaho, required thickness.
Deluging President with Wires not have a qualified 9 squad this that evening. The report showed
Lucille Hunt, Modesto, Calif., and was a guest at the Lions luncheon
Sanding and trimming to size are
In response to a telegram from ex
that the department answered 35
Alice Douglas Buras, of Portland.
yesterday. He is scout executive in the final operations, although there Mayor Geo. L. Baker, of Portland, to for a victory in this game since in alarms of which 13 were chimney
the new set-up which divorces the are two more repair jobs made, when the Coquille Chamber of Commerce,
fires, 15 grass fires, four buildings,
Worthy Grand Matron Greeted coast section from the Willamette needed, making three times the wood a telegram was sent yesterday to the Coquille score has been higher two automobiles, and one a lumber
than that of Bandon.
Occidental Chapter, O. E. S., of scout council at Eugene. His terri is cut and insertion of replacement President Roosevelt by the chamber,
line-up against Bandon will be chos
urging him to take definite action to
Bandon, held their regular meeting
en from the following boys: Bill
Thursday night at Masonic Hall. Mrs. las and Lincoln counties.
The capacity of the present equip ward bringing an end to the maritime
Coos Senator to Leave for Salem
He spoke to the Lions along scout ment is two carloads of plywood per strike which has practically paralyzed Walker, Richard Walker, Don Mc
Myrtle Peterson, worthy grand ma
Clellan, Rolph Fuhrman, Alan Bailey,
Senator and Mrs. Geo. H. Chaney
day, and 135 men are employed in shipping all along the Pacific coast
tron of Oregon, was a special guest.
Marvin Goddman, Everett Smith, intend leaving tomorrow for Salem,
Mrs. Inez Glaisyer, past worthy grand week voted to sponsor a Coquille this department, part of the operation for more than two months. This ac
Bobbie Hurrel and Vem Oderkirk. where he will enter upon his duties
being on a three-shift per 24 hours tion was in line with the concerted
matron, wag also present
After a troop again.
The preliminary game between the B Monday in representing Coos and
action of cities all over western Ore
short session, splendid talks were giv
squad and the junior high school will Curry counties in the upper house of
Interest Rate Dropped to Five
en by Mrs. Petefson and Mrs.
The payroll of the Smith plant on gon.
begin at seven o’clock.
The Lions club at its noon sessions
Glaisyer. Mr. and Mrs. A. N. Gould,
A county court order adopted oh Tisesday. the last pay day, contained
The senator has expressed the in-
worthy patron and worthy matron of Wednesday this week fixes the inter the names of 563 employees, but that
tention of making Bandon relief— tan
Beulah Chapter, No. 6, gave splendid est rate which the county will pay number will probably be increased as
messages. Refreshment» were served oncounty warrants thia
a t f i v e the new plant gets down to smoothei
Brien. o( Carpentersville, ha will xlva his
operation------------- —------------------- ..
Miott jnttowrrr IS Tri pie 1 fim w ir g r vpH a no M ti —a line for the next forty days and in this
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li for his next wrestling for drunkenness in Recorder Leslie's opinion his constituents agree.
Coquille Poatal Receipts Up
>1,148.85 for Bandon Schooh Annual Pomona Grange Meeting card in the Coquille Community court in October. He was picked up
The Coquille postoffice is half way
Coos county Pomona Grange will Building, to be held next Friday, Jan by the officers for the same offense
J. E. Norton reported at the Cham-
Woman’s Club Next Tuesday
last Monday night and on Tuesday
on its march to become a first class ber of Commerce luncheon Tuesday hold its annual meeting in the Gravel 15.
The Coquille Woman's Club will
The total receipts for 1938 noon the final payment to the Ban- Ford community hall next'Tuesday.
Each match on the card will be for
Merle Davis and Harley Snyder hold its regular meeting next Tues
were $19,408 45. which is a consider- , don schools of the funds raised here, Jan, 12. The meeting will start at an hour's exhibition, or two falls out
10 a. m and continue until 3 p. m., of three, the list of topnotch ruffians were given a $10 suspended sentence day, January 12, at 2;15 o'clock in the
able gain over last year—Mr. Haw
by the Recorder, Tuesday morning, Guild Hall.
with a dinner sandwiched in at noon. being.
kins has no total of the 1935 business.
The Junior Women's
(pr engaging in an altercation very Club will present a program and Jas.
The requirement for a first class of
Representative and Mrs. J. H. Mc
Jack Lipscomb vs. Don Sugai.
early New Year’s morning.
fice is $40,000.
Comb, a Harvard graduate, will give
Closkey intend leaving Saturday
Ward McReynolds will be at Co
Ernie Piluso vs. O'Brien.
The December business amounted morning for Salem to be present at quille city ball Tuesday, Jan. 12, 8 a
some Shakespearean readings. The
Thor Jensen vs. Sailor Dick Trout.
to $3,027.37, and the last quarter of the opening session of the state legis m., until 4 p. m. Applicants for driv
Buy local bread and rapport home women of Coquille and vicinity are
All of them have shown their stuff
1938 showed a total of $8,496.63.
cordially Invited to be present.
lature Monday morning.
ers' licenses, take notice.e
on the mat here except O'Brien.