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About The Coquille Valley sentinel. (Coquille, Coos County, Or.) 1921-2003 | View Entire Issue (April 20, 1939)
Boat House To *
Call Is For
Desired At Meet
Many local people are planning to
The treasurer’s report for the Co
The public is cordially invited to
attend the semi-annual meeting of attend the 5th Annual Coos County
quille Chamber of Commerce for the
the Coast Highway Association which Music Festival. This will be held in
first quarter of 1939 was presented
starts in Gold Beach Sunday after the new Coquille high school gym
to the directors ft their Tuesday noon
Harry Kelley and Ray Gilkey session.
County Treasurer Stauff Tell» noon and closes Monday afternoon, nasium on Saturday, April 28, begin Mt States Files, New Tariff
but most of them are planning to go ning at 1:80 p. m. and is free to the
It showed 8627.88 on hand January
Assembling Unique Collection
How March Tax Collection only for the round trip boat ride from public.
Schedule For Both Home And
1, collections of 8423.75 for the three
Gold Beach to Agneas.
On Front Street months and payment of 8752.06, leav
Of 1(70,517 Wat
During the past years the quality
Commercial Lighting Here
near as it is—only a two-hour ride— of production has been steadily im
ing a balance on hand of 8308.57.
Clarence Coe, president of the
proving, therefore a very pleasing
A new residential tariff to become
Coquille Chamber of Commerce program is anticipated. Children are effective with May meter readings
Marshfield Chamber of Commerce, ¡made by County Treasurer
members and business men at the coming from nearly an the schools in the Coos Bay Division of the Mt
who was in attendance, as was E. L. which appears elsewhere in this
Peterson, Pomona grange master, rm will total 385,486.14, for the'four sessions where the sole purpose is throughout the county In order to States Power Co. and a new com
ported on a map issued by the state funds—Non High, General fund. to promote the development of the sing in the ensemble groups. This is mercial lighting tariff to become ef
Two or three men one of the biggest school days in the fective with June mater readings,
highway department which he had Market Road and High School Tui Oregon coast.
just seen, which in addition tp the tion. This call is the second since from this city should not be forced to year since about 700 elementary has been announced by N. G. Wal
usual highway information presented March tax collections were received, do all the work of Coquille's parti school children will participate and lace,
public utility commissioner,
the figures tabulated in traffic court the March 23d call totalling 3117,087.- cipation in this activity which has several hundred others will attend as with whom the new rates were filed.
on all the highways in the state. The 14. Add to this the 327,626.06 set aside been and is so potent in securing the visitors. The rehearsal for the pro The new tariffs affect both residential
showing on this map places the Coast for school bond retirement and in beet highway in the state for the gram will begin Saturday morning at and commercial customers of Moun
Highway as one of the most frequent terest, the 334,050 bonds and internet Oregon coast.
9:30 o’clock. The program is listed as tain States Power Company In Co
Think it over and see if you, and follows:
ly traveled roads in the state, but the already paid, the 32,226.47 paid to
startling feature was that the Co drainage districts, the 352,523.04 to you, and you, do not have a duty to
1. “Star-Spangled Banner,” Claire
In residential rates the new tariffs
quille-Marshfield section of the Coast ports, the 3243,777.25 to schools, and perform in carrying on the Coast Gray, Tommy Martin, Eugene Meed, offer a reduction of 823,000 per an
Highway is the most used section in the 3106,841.23 to the cities of the Highway Association program,
trumpeters. “Pledge to Flag,” led by num for the district, while at the same
the state, the traffic here exceeding county, and you have a grand total
Scouts Jack Newton and Jack Car time the present filing reduces the
that on the stretch of the Pacific paid during the past four weeks of
commercial bills by 89,000 annually,
This is 830,392.86 move
Highway below Roseburg, where the 3670,517.33.
2. Announcements, Martha E. Mul making a total of 832,000 annual sav
claim has been successfully made that than the March tax collection of
key. Ensemble Singing, Elementary ing to the customers in both brackets
a wider and straighter highway is 3640,123.47, that amount being funds
pupils of Coos county; Miss Anita of service. In filing the tariff Mr.
needed tt> accommodate the traffic. already in the treasurer’s hands.
Pageler, Coquille, conductor; Miss Merrill, president of the Mountain
The Coquille postoffice was given Rose Naef, Coquille, pianist.
Broken up into separate funds this
No where else in the state is there
States Power Company, called the
the congestion there is on the crooked week’s call is for all general fund the unusually high rating of 95 per
2. Division II, Grades 3 and 4. commissioner’s attentiorf to a 816,000
stretch between Coquille and Marsh warrants endorsed prior to Oct. 1, cent efficiency by the inspector who “Marching Star,” Mason; “Over the reduction in the commercial schedules
1038; principal sum, 835,288.21; in spent last Friday here examining Heather,” Swedish Folk Song; “The which became effective at this time
every department of postal activity. Woodpecker," Nevin; “Little Gypsy
Mr. Peterson, who is also president
of the county dairymen’s association, _ The Market road warrant call is That includes a check of all financial Dandelion,” Smith. — . —'
Mr. Merrill announces at the same
spoke for several minutes about the for all warrants issued in 1931-22-83, matters—cash, stamps, postal cards,
4. Drum Corps, Englewood School; time rate reductions to become ef
Trade Council, fostered by the and calls all warrants of that char
Mrs. Alice Finnie, instructor.
fective June first in the Tillamook
Grange and dairymen, with which it acter up to February of this year. Tbs ling and distribution of the mail, and
5. Division I, Grades 1 and 2. district and Willamette district. These
it hoped to build greater co-operation principal of those warrants is 319,-
“Traffic Cop,” Protheroe; “Evening reductions are a part of a system-
Ninety per cent is considered a Star," Jacob; “The Windmill,” Ger
between the various service groups 554.41 and the interest is nearly half
wide series of reductions of the
splendid record for any office and man Folk Song;
and the agricultural interests of the as much, being 80,316.82.
“The Dancers,” Mountain States Power Company to
when it goes higher than that the German Folk Song.
The high school tuition
county to their common benefit.
(Continued on Page Six)
public may know it is getting effi-
“The principal interest in Coos total 85,845.10; with inte
6. Solo, “Little Dutch Kindergar-
county is the increasing of our in 721.41. This call brings tl
7 Continued on Page Six)
Paotmaster Hawkins says the points
comes,” was Mr. Peterson’s statement, rants up to the spring of 1086 and
and this can best be secured by the when three more quarters of the last
co-operation of all groups in the half of that school year warrants are from 166 were matters, which had
county. He referred to the recent called the high school tuition fund never been brought to his attention
j drop in the prise of butter and cheese will disappear from county records, by any
The city council on Monday eve
I with a corresponding drop in butter as it has been superseded by the Non-
ning, after hearing read the bids
fat—down to 25 cento or less—and High school district fund.
If all justices Of the peace in Ore- submitted for furnishing 2250 fast of
The Non-High warrant call ¡ft tofi
urged that the utmost co-operation
n “threw the book” at drunken 10-inch pipe to be used in the trans
be given by the chamber of commerce 12,000 principal and 8600 interest
drivers as does Justice Tichenor of mission line below the storage reser
and calls warrants endorsed prior to
to the Trade Council.
Port Orford, there would be less of it voir, decided to withhold a decision
O. L. Wood reported for the com July 15, 1938.
and the letting of .a contract until
in this state than there is now.
mittee which is working on the plan
after the finance committee had had
to secure a suitable boot house on worth of Non-High warranto and
an apportunity to consider the bids
the river here, that a frame, galvan- 333,970.05 of county general fund morrow a campaign will be inaugu Gregg Howard, mail carrier at Mu and make a recommendation.
ized-covered building, 20x120 feet, warrants which have been previously
Geo. W. Bryant, chairman of that
would cost around 31265. This would called and have not been presented from the service stations out to the fine and one year in the county jail, committee, was called away on busi
house about 44 boats.
mile an hour limit is to be strictly he paid the fine which he did here ness just before the council met and
Including the 8366 turned over
was not present.
enforced as far as the officers can do on Tuesday. He was then released.
from the defunct Corn Show organ
There were six bidders, with a va
ization funds by E. D. Webb, treas
of offers on different kinds and
Recorder Leslie says that the pen the fair at San Francisco and was
urer, last week and the 8100 item in
grades of pipe, which made it diffi
the C. of C. budget for this year, it
cult for the councilmen to ascertain
than a $2 fine.
would still be necessary to raise 3800
which might be the best bid for the
Near Riverton he forced two local
for the building, but Mr. Wood thinks
“Schedule 1" and “schedule 2”
that it would be possible to raise 3600
With a theme of “the Old-fashioned by motorists, residents along the young men off the road and they or three did not mean anything un
turned around and followed him.
in advanced rent from sportsmen and Garden,” the annual May festival
less the councilmen knew positively
Almost hitting a young girl walk
others who will be able to keep their held each year in connection with the mitting the speeding that occurs ev
what those schedules meant in qual
craft in the boat house.
Coquille high school and under the
jump for her life—and forcing a
As a first step the directors au direction of the Coquille Woman’s
Boiled down to total bids, as since
Greyhound bus off the pavement,
thorized the committee to purchase Club will be held Saturday evening,
figured, the lowest for cast iron was
were two of his stunts .before he
some spruce logs at Bandon which April 29, at 8:15 p. m., in the Com
13,735.50, for Transite—the asbestos
reached Two Mile, below Bandon,
can be secured for 8270 for the float munity building.
and cement pipe which J. C. Stevens
where he hit the bank, the car turned
logs support of the boat house.
An outstanding performance of
so strongly urges on the council—
spring art and entertainment is being
The sun was in ecplise In Coquille over on its side, righted itself and he 32.671.S5; and for the wrapped and
arranged for this occasion, with Wednesday morning all right, but it went on without stopping.
treated steel pipe, $2,115.
Mrs. E. E. Leslie, club president, was a total eclipse and not caused by
He came to grief, however, a few
If the cast iron bid is for the real,
serving as general chairman of the the moon, either,. The heavy blanket miles below Denmark. A couple of sand-blast iron, that bid is probably
On page 12 of this Issue appears
of fag did not disappear until after boys coming north in a Ford met him the best, for the best cast iron will
the announcement of the Townsend
The crowning of Fauniel Moore, the moon had crossed old sol's face. on a turn. He pulled so far to his loot for a hundred years, possibly
Club, sponsored by 29 local busi- L Senator George H. Chaney gave an
The eclipse was visible part of the right that he hit the bank, then angled twice as long.
nees houses, which gives the purposes interesting talk on the functioning queen of the May, will be the climax
and aims that this nation-wide as of the legislature during the recent of the evening. The affair will start time at Riverton where rifts in the across the highway, hit the other
The other two are more or less of
with the high school band leading fog permitted • view of the sun with bank, turned completely over and an experiment, and it has been dem
sociation is working for.
session, at the Rotary Club luncheon
landed on all wheels on the pave- onstrated here that steel pipe does
Whether this movement can be sat Wednesday. When asked by a fa the march into the hall and onto the a segment blotted out.
We hear of one man who evidently ment.
isfactorily put into practical opera cetious member if he could justify its stage, followed by the processional
not last in the acid soil of this sec
Not satisfied with that, he got out, tion.
tion is something that many people existence, Mr. Chaney stated that he of the queen, her attendants, trump does not read the papers for when
doubt, but if it can, without too tre considered the fact that they held eters, pages, flower girls and others, his companion remarked that there looked the car over, agd his new Ply
The council voted permission to
mendous an overhead, it would solve the budget down to one-eighth of that After this, the program will ensue was an eclipse, he pooh-poohed the mouth was wrecked about as badly Tommy Wing to repair and alter the
all relief, social security, WPA and of our neighboring state of Washing with poems typifying spring, and idea and would not bother to look as a car ever is, got back in and was Coquille Cafe building, his plans hav
songs from the various countries of out of his car to learn the truth of endeavoring to start it when passers ing been approved by the fire chief
PWA questions for all time.
ton and to about one-twentieth of that
by, who had stopped, took the keys and building inspector.
That matter of overhead is some of California, was sufficient justifica- the world being sung by different the statement!
A minuet wil also be
Jno. Leneve says he had an excel from him, phoned for a wrecker and
thing to consider. All the New Deal
Dave Biegger’s application for per
lent view of the eclipse when he went state police.
program which has to do with old
mission to put in a new glass front
His talk was an informal one and
Another feature will be the dance up the road above the Smith plant a r • Howard then climbed back in the and further improve his store room
age, indigent and unemployment re he also answered a number of ques
lief, is a set-up for providing an army tions submitted at the close of his ad of the maypole by students of the short distance. Just enough fog there front seat, lay down and went to on the south side of Front, was
grammar school. Kate Smith’s fam to keep the sun’s rays from being sleep, hearing nothing of the dozen granted on condition that the build
of office holders, picked from New
or more who congregated about his ing inspector and fire chief approve
ous song, “God Bless Ameri.o," will bunding.
Deal supporters, with Jobe. In Cal
The new directors were elected as
car, talking about him and his wreck his plans. They have since done this.
be the closing number of the program.
ifornia the horde of inspectoors and
follows: Geo. R. Turney, Muri Pettit,
and what a menace he had been to
Committee heads in charge of the
collectors appointed to collect the two A. N. Gould, Hode Caughell, C. Osika,
The street committee recommended
per cent sales tax is a tremendous Geo. H. Chaney, Harry Claterbos and event include the following: Anita
that a new sidewalk be built on the
Howard had been scratched and cut north side of Front, east from Hall—
Pageler, program; Mrs. T. B. Currie,
drain on that two per cent.
a little about the face but when to the Watson House.
decorations; Ida Owen, tickets and
If the Townsend plan can be put
At the directors' meeting after the
seen on the street here next day
into effect without adding hundreds regular lessinn, the following offi flower girl bouquets; Ruth Towne,
It also recommended that the WPA
Dr. Iceland Gould, a graduate of the looked little the worse for his experi
fit thousands to those already on the cers were elected for the ensuing may pole; Mrs. R. A. Jeub, proces
project for filling the holes on either
U. of O. Medical School and who ence.
public payroll, it would probably re year: president, Muri Pettit; vice sion of the May Queen; Mrs. C. W.
side of Hall, south of Front, be re
Had another car been approaching vived. The property owners there
sult, as its supporters claim it will, president, Harry Claterbos; secretary, Kline, bouquets for queen; Mrs. H.
A. Godard, flower girls and costumes; mah county hospital with Dr. T. J. when he shot across the road there are getting very anxious to have their
in abolishing panics, depressions, etc., Elbert Schroeder
Mrs. J. A. Berg, page boys and cos Mathews, arrived here Tuesday to would probably have been a more property improved by a full-width
and it would benefit those who have
tumes; Mrs. Leland Peart, maypole take the position of third doctor in fatal ending to his wild ride.
reached 60 and remove the fear of
Rummage Sale Next Week
costumes; Mrs. Ralph Harry, flower the Coquille Hospital, made vacant
an impoverished old age.
when Dr. Mathews left.
The ladies of the Eagle’s lodge girl bouquets.
Dr. Gould comes to Coquille from
auxiliary will sponsor a Rummage sale
Tickets will be on sale for the
Corvallis, where he was associated
to be held in the former Safeway quar May Festival at the Coos Securities,
with the health unit at O. 8. C.
ters at the corner <rf Hall and first at 414 West Front street
street this week, April 20, 21, and 22.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cowan have
A cooked food sale will be held on resumed management and ownership
Saturday and will be joined with the of tile Rainbow Cafe on Front street
rummage sale. Funds derived from and are again serving meals and
the sales will be used to buy new ap orders, which had been diacant
parel for the drill team.
while they were out of the cafe.
P. 0. Gets 95
Per Cent Rating
Many In Dangerr
From This Driver
May Festival To
Be Held April 29
In teres ting Adv.
On Page Twelve
Eclipse In Coquille ¿
M. F. Pettit
New Doctor At