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COQUILLE. COOS COUNTY, OBE. THU BSD AY, AUGU8T 31. 1*39.
City Strives To
War Still Hangs
In The Balance
Boat House On River
Thing Of Beauty
Prior to starting construction of the
The threat of war in Europe still
boathouse, which will extend 100 or
hangs in the balance this morning and
more feet upriver from the city dock,
it has not yet been determined wheth
the street department this week ex
er Hitler's demands are all bluff or
tended the sewer which empties just
Mayor R. F. Milne and the finance whether he will attempt to enforce east at the city dock for 20 feet out
Fred Watson, Gerald Wood
Is Last Word In Appearance,
committee met Monday with a man them by plunging the world into war. into the river, making its outlet south
ward, Junior Gulstrom Tell
Convenience And Utility-
ufacturer's representative and mad*
Gen. Hugh S. Johnson, in a radio of the side of the boathouse. There
C. of C. About Their Trip
Accommodations For 358
arrangements for the purchase of an talk last evening, gave a very force were a number of submerged piling
.mmOTia macbine for treating” the
Mrs. Marie McGilvery, leader of
there which the city engaged Ralph i
Coquille and School district No. 8
city water, as has been sugegsted by who are bringing the crisis in world
the Coquille 4-H Poultry club, and
Stephens to blow out, and a ditch i has a school house, of which every
the state board of health.
affair* and he did not hesitate to call for the sewer extension was also
the three boys, Fred Watson, Gerald
> patron and taxpayer has cause to be
The mayor has received frequent a spade just what it is, in words that made by exploding powder in the
Woodward and Junior Gulstrom, who
very proud. Reference is to the new
letters from the state's health de would cause a fight if addressed to bed of the river. The explosion on
made so fine a showing at the Inter
Washington building which is practi
national Poultry Congress in Cleve
Monday killed a number of suckers cally completed on the inside and
city Is doing to improve the purity . Probably the most
land a month ago, were guests of the
logical and in- and a few rats which were in the will be ready for use when the bell
of its supply, and it is expected the formative talk of the
Coquille Chamber of 'Commerce at
many given by vicinity.
rings next Tuesday morning to end
installation of the ammonia machine
the noon meeting of the directors in
new* commentators who are fili ng
E. L. Perrott & Son started actual the summer vacation.
the hotel Tuesday noon.
the air with their so-called news work on the float construction yes-
Supt. Dunn, who showed reporters
answer to the inquiries.
County Agent Jenkins introduced
stories now, was that by Dorothy
Ony twice so far have members of through the building yesterday was
The machine costs *550, f.o.b. Co Thompson earlier this week.
the four, telling how the Coquille
the crew fallen into the river. Craig apparently very greatly pleased with
quille. In payment the company ac
teem won the right to represent Ore
and Lynn Perrott were the two, one the new plant He will have his of
cepts *100 now and if the machine is
gon at the congress by winning first
going in over his head and the other fice there to the right .of the main
not found to be satisfactory by Dec. Hitler’s public statements of the past up to his waist,
place in the poultry judging at Cor
entrance on Second street, across the
31 it may be returned. The sales
vallis some months ago.
hall from the principal's room.
stated that Germany, had no morel terday.
there were 600 boys and girls in 4-H
One of the first things noticed is
the old chlorinating machine, which
club work in C om county and 25,000
intercommunication system be
has not been used since the newer
in the state.
tween the rooms which is also con
its neighbors, Poland and other na
Mrs. McGilvery thanked the local
nected up with the radio equipment
Another piece of equipment which tions, and his present efforts to
C. of C. and all other organizations
by which a program can be heard in
seize Danzig and the Polish corridor.
Announcement of th* opening of
and individuals who made the trip «
all eleven class rooms simultaneous
possible by contributing to a fund I the Purkey Furniture Store in the buying is a chlorinator tester. This halting i fitter in his plan* to force
and second grades who have former ly from the receiving set in the office.
which was used for living expensst p Grimes building next to the Cowbell machine costs *38 and will show • the issue, the fact that Stalin has
One of the eleven rooms is the U-
ly been attending the Lincoln school
Dairy was made this week.
The chlorine content of one part of the
by the trio.
where the principal will pre-
will this year be privileged to enjoy
She says that Klamath Falls, which . business will be managed and is owned chemical to ten million parts of wa pact between Russia and Germany,
side over her classwork.
won second place in the state con by John Purkey, formerly of Tacoma,
The walls and ceiling of the vari-
and it is not certain he ever will.
Washington building. The office of
test, had the expense money all raised , Washington, and a grandson of a no means of knowing, aside from
Another fact she presented was Superintendent Dunn will also be ous rooms are made as sound proof
and were all set to go had the Co prominent pioneer furniture dealer
as possible with composition cover
that during the world war, Germany moved to the new building.
quille team been unable to make the of that city. The Purkeys have been centage of chlorine is used for the did not adopt food restrictive meas
ing and the floors are covered with
active in Tacoma furniture trade for
A r .'-
linoleum where wood is the flooring.
east of town, and this tester will en ures until the last year of the war, have been considering this move for
In their talks th* boys divided their the last forty yean.
but already Hitler has adopted such some time and believe that much can In the four where the floor is con
”1 came to Coquille on a visit some
account into three sections. Gerald
measure* in the German empire, and be offered in the way of economy and crete tile has been used.
Woodward told of their trip east. months ago,” said Mr. Purkey in ex to get the correct proportion of her conclusion is that the German
Steel lockers for the pupils have
efficiency by having all grades from
They left Coquille on July 27, going pressing his inclination toward this chlorine into the supply in a scien army will not fight unless it is well
been installed in each room, room for
to Portland, thence to Chicago and city, “and like the town, the friendly tific way.
fed and that Hitler may find his con objection to this plan is that some of wraps and lunch for four in each
Cleveland. The boys were surprised attitude of the people, and the gen
trol is not as complete as he now the small children in the north end locker, and these are locked by a
at the size of the congress and he eral environment.” He plans to move
thinks it is.
of town win have to walk about a half master key in the lock of the teacher's
said it took more than a day to visit his wife and family here as soon as
In Poland every man under 40 is mile farther to school.
(Continued on Page Eight)
The Venetian blinds have not yet
under arms, women are acting as po
The new store will handle a com
lice, working in munition factories against the many advantages that the been inatalled and for the next month
plete line of furnishings for the ; ; The Western Condensing Co. of
an<j wherever they can and the tem- new plan has to offer, the board has
X«"* P«ople wlll have to absorb
home—living room seta, dining and which Gao. R. Holbrook is manager per of the Poles is that Xhoy wiU
. I *up> dewrfteWMRtaibHi iteiaa. Opiteans U“>rR,ç»f ,the sun’s rays than, ray
dinette seta, bed room suite*, mat at the company's Coquille plant, an
di- nete“arX. but « is expected that 1
port their country to the death rather of parents were quite
tresses and springs, davenos, unfin nounced yesterday that the price it
than submit to Hitler’s demands.
of PWA grant application for them will
ished chests, bureaus, dressers and will pay for whey, effective Sept. 1,
Dr. J. Edward Dehne, who will en
This morning’s daily papers state their preference they expressed a be approved.
choir* as well a* a line of stoves and la 414 cents per hundred. The price
In the large gymnasium and hall,
that the peace move, as was thought willingness to cooperate with the bet
ter upon his duties as county health
heretofore in effect was 314 cents, possible by the exchange of secret
for which 300 folding chairs have been
officer next Tuesday, was appointed
The public is cordially invited to , an increase of practically 30 per cent.
notes between Hitler and Chamber-
to .that position by the county court
Besides having playground equip provided there is a stage at one end,
visit this fine new store in Coquille
on Monday. He is a graduate of the
lain, of England, had failed to accom ment and an open air playshed, larger than that in the high school
and see the splendid line of mer- “
. Spike” Tali» To Rotary
plish results, and that Europe is stag Washington pupils will also have an building. It will have a drop cur
University of Oregon medical school,
chandise carried. Nationally adver
gering on the brink.
a classmate of Dr. G. E. Stark, and
About Football Prospects
inside auditorium play room as well tain and be properly equipped.
tised wares of quality will be carried
Basketball baskets are to be in
But if Hitter's bluff is called, he as scientifically lighted and ventilated
has been located in Astoria for sev
Coach “Spike” Leslie of the Co-
for sale at most reasonable prices, the
eral months where he was substitute
quille high school told of the pros may find a hole to crawl out through. rooms with all linoleum and tile stalled which can be swung up for
occasions which require the use of
in the Clatsop health unit.
pects and problems cd the football
Dr. Dehne and his bride of two
team for this coming season at the
While the building from the outside
months will live in one of the Sher
Rotary club meeting Wednesday. He
appears to be largely windows, the
wood houses, across the street from
said he had been asked if we were to!
lighting system inside will make the
the court house, which Is being va
have a championship team this year
building as light as day at night The
cated by Dr. Leslie S. Porter, who
and stated that a coach who “stuck
After a successful trip through
Lowell Simpson has been in the his neck out” at the beginning of the
system is indirect lighting and th*
resigned as county health officer, af
southern and eastern Oregon and
Clarence Osika reports this morn handsome fixtures hanging from th*
ter being her* two months, to return Coquille Hospital since about seven season usually found some one to also in Washington, Pee Wee and his
that high school registration is ceilings in the rooms and in long rows
o'clock last Saturday evening, suf “knock his ears down” before it was
Wyoming Dude Ranchers have come 289 to date this year where it was
down each of the three halls.
fering from as many Injuries as a over and he was doing no phophesy-
back to give their initial program be 272 last year when all names were in.
The toilets are the last word in
man can receive and yet live. This ing at present.
Opens Port Orford
fore home folks.
The list shows 83 freshmen, 70 soph sanitary construction and nothing
morning he is resting comfortably
Henry R. Barriot, of Redondo
Their appearance will be at the omore, 71 juniors, 72 seniors and two
has been overlooked for convenience.
and feeling improved, although he
Miss May’s Shop in Port Orford will be in the hospital for aix months. Beach, Calif., and Harry Bowers, of Liberty theatre on Saturday evening who will take post graduate work.
The clocks in each room are elec
Eugene, were Rotarian guests, and this week where the Children's Cow
opened last week under the
Last Saturday the Pontiac agency, Don Gillespie, of the local Lions club,
tric, connected with the master clock
boy Band will play and sing the old
ment of Miss Harriet Webb, and will Church & Simpson, had taken in a
in the superintendent’s office, and
and new cowboy songs which are
be owned and operated by Mrs. May motorcycle on a deal and when Clovis was also a guest.
are automatically set every hour
Barton, proprietor of Miss May's Church rode the contraption to the
will continue to run for an hour
Robison Picnic To Be Sunday
The letters the manager of the quin
Shop in Coquille.
service station that evening, Lowell
should the juice flow cease.
"Increased trade from that vicinity decided to give it a try-out. He had
Handsome drinking fountain sets
Three big events in September are
originally set for Aug. 20, and which ments where they appeared are most
was responsible for opening this store
not ridden a motor cycle for many
Labor Day on the fourth, opening of are scattered throughout the halls
in Port Orford,” Mrs. Barton said years and accidentally turned the
and altogether nothing seemed to
the family, has been set for next Sun band played to full houses wherever school the next day and the Coos
Tuesday. A modernistic display of
throttle control the wrong way.
have been overlooked in making th*
day, Sept. 3, at the Geo. F. Robison they appeared.
ladies* fine ready-to-wear will be
The machine shot across the street,
The first is a holiday, the second a Washington school the most complete
ranch on Fishtrap.
The list of performers includes Pee
carried. A color scheme of silver
over the curb and up the grade on to
headache for lots of the youngsters in every detail of any school house in
Wee, 10 years, guitar; Smoky, 14, vi-
and black has been used to add at the lot west of the City Motors and
I olin; Sandy, 12, bass fiddle; Smiling and the third, one of the big events Coos county.
tractiveness to the store. Fae Crowth
The building is heated by the cen
hit, with a sickening thud, the skirt
of the year in Coos county.
| Sue, 13, mandolin; and Sally, 8, ac
ers, of Port Orford, will assist Miss ing of the old Collier apartment Rehearsals This Week
If such a thing is possible this year’s tral low pressure steam boiler; lo
Webb in the business there.
Miss Anita Pageler came
house. Clovis says the machine must
fair will be bigger and better than cated on the inner court at the east
have been travelling between 40 and from Portland last Thursday and has
any that has gone before. Especially end of th* building. Whether it will
50 miles an hour when it hit, and started rehearsals of the two Coquille
along amusement lines is this true; be fueled by wood or coal has not
Lowell was a foot or two off the spat school bands which are to furnish
the exhibits cannot surpass those dis yet been determined but Mr. Dunn
said yesterday that a half pound of
most of the time, but so rapidly was music at the Coos county fair in Myr
played at previous fairs.
As usual the horse racing will be steam« with the handsome radiators
he moving that he could not fall off tle Point during the fair.
Miss Pageler enjoyed a lengthy trip
The finishing touches to the Lan- the main amusement feature each af- J open would almost drive a person
E. T. Hedlund, postmaster of the and he had no control over the di
the past summer. She went first to drith bridge across south Coos river, I ternoon and the fair board is as- from the room in ordinary weather,
Portland office, and one of the lead rection it took.
ing New Dealers in Oregon, was a
He also said that the building
His injuries consisted of a broken Detroit where she secured the new seven miles from Marshfield, were | gurcd that splendid racing stable en-
Coquille visitor this week, stopping at lqwer jaw, fracture of the upper jaw car she had purchased and then con applied last week, the painting and tries will be present,
could be emptied in 30 seconds after
The! Band concerts each day, a dance the youngsters have had a few fire
the hotel Tuesday evening. He was on both side«, a fracture at the base tinued east to New York, down the completion in evefy detail.
on his way to California on a vacation of his skull, a compound fracture of Atlantic seaboard, across the southern bridge was put in use nearly a year in oaks Pavilion each evening, and drills and grasp the idea of what they
the shoulder blade, dislocation of route to Loe Angeles and then north, ago. Tom LiUebo was the contractor I the carnival features all promise that should do.
«_ a his *_
with the county highway department no matter _
While here Mr. Hedlund passed out both his left hip and left ankle, loss travelling 11,000 miles and visiting ...48k
The cost of the new building and
or 1 her
on the job and Ralph Harry gives the one can avoid enjoying the fair.
the word that he thought Coquille of many teeth, cuts and bruises. His both fairs erf route.
its equipment is approximately *70,-
could secure the next postmasters' face was almost unrecognizable from
Sentinel the figures as to its total
Sept 13-14-15-16 are the date*, at •j**».* The PWA grant was 48 per
state convention if Postmaster Haw crashing into the building.
cost as *37,000. It eliminated two Myrtle Point.
cent of this total cokt.
kins and the Chamber of Commerce
ferries on Coos river and besides be
would extend the invitation.
ing more convenient for those using
B um ’ Pictures Thrilled
It was five or six years ago that Salesmen—At Roxy Sunday
the road, the saving to the county for
Coquille was host to the state post
ferry operation Is more than the in
The Buzz Holmstrom film. “Con
Mr. and Mrs. Guss Tillmann and
terest charges on the bridge’s cost.
quering the Colorado." which is to son, Donnie, left last Saturday
The steel span is ISO feet in length,
be shown at the Roxy next Sunday, their home in Seattle after a few days*
with concrete piers supporting it on
Belle Knife Hospital Notes
Monday and Tuesday, are pictures visit here with their daughter, Miss
either side of the river, and including
Virginia. Mr. Tillmann came down to
A nine pound baby girl, who has
the approaches the entire length is
been named Judith Gey, was born were taken on Buzz’ last trip down arrange for surfacing with concrete
the ground at the corner of Front and
to Mr. and Mrs. Ed Haumshilt yester
day. The mother was Glennis Finley were sold to the Twentieth Century- Willard street where the City Motors
The film service station and garage is located.
and Cince Finley has thus become a Fox Film corporation.
salesmen who saw a preview of them He will also have the buildings
Robert Fultz, of the Fat Elk sec in Portland were more thrilled at the painted and may eventually have a
tion, was dismissed from the hospital showing than at that at any other grease rack built at the rear at the
picture they bad ever aeon.
Not even the names of. the victims
of the accident at the Johnson Mill
hill yesterday noon could be learned
in Coquille for no report had been
made to the sheriff’s office about the
accident and the injured were taken
to Myrtle Point.
The first of two loggers going up
the hill and approaching the Stone
service station there, suffered a tire
blowout. The truck stopped on the
curve and the second started around
without having a flagman out. Com
ing from the opposite direction was
a Dodge car, filled with women and
children, which met the truck head
The hospital this morning reports
that one boy had a cut hand and one
of the ladies was shaken up some
what, but no one was seriously in
Mrs. A. A. Bannick, of Remote, was
driving the Dodge.
Beginners All Go
To New Building
Price of Whey
Jumps One Cent
New County Health
| Liberty Offers
Lowell Simpson ‘
In Terrific Crosh
Increase Of 17 In
H. S. Registration
Opens Sept. 13
P. M. Convention
Might Come Here
To Pave, Paint
At City Motors