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The Coquille Valley Sentti
COQUILLE, COOS COUNTY, OBS. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7. 1939.
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Picnic Sept. 10
Sunday, September 10, has been set
for the Masonic and Eastern Star
picnic which is sponsored by the
Masters and Wardens Association of
District No. 12, and will be held in
the Mast grove on the Hardy Mast
place at Lee. All Masons and Eastern
Stars are invited to attend and bring
their guests. The dinner will be a
potluck affair with the Association
furnishing the ice cream and coffee.
There will be horseshoe pitching,
baseball games between the Coos Bay
lodge and the Coquille valley and
Curry county lodges, foot races as
well as other athletic events.
It is hoped that a number of the
grand lodge officers, including Grand
Master Leif S. Finseth, of Dallas,
Oregon, and Earl Snell, deputy grand
master, of Salem, will be present at
this picnic, and invitations have been
sent all of the grand lodge officers by
District Deputy Grand Master Ray
McNair, of Bandon.
Elton Schroeder, president of the
Masters and Wardens, has selected
the following committees: Horse shoe
pitching, Dutch Clinton, of Chadwick
lodge and Otto Davis, of Myrtle
lodge; foot races, Jim Jenkins, of
Bandon lodge; Coquille valley base
ball team, P. C. Roper, at Myrtle
lodge; Coos Bay baseball team. R. A.
Kotka and John Kolb, of Marshfield
and North Bend.
Chadwick Lodge of Coquille will
have charge of the grounds, placing
them in shape, and placing the neces
sary signs on the roads so that the
visitors will be able to find the
In the Sentinel article last week
dealing with the new Washington
school building the outside of the one
story structure was entirely over
furnished by the Hunt Shingle Mill,
of Coquille, and if this outside cov
ering does not outlast the interior
Harry Hunt is going to be very much
disappointed. Never in Oregon was
material for a building subjected to
such minute inspection as was all
the material for this structure, both
inside and out, as was this one, and
the finished job shows it, whether
the contractor went in the red or not.
The grounds are not yet in condi
tion, although they have been levelled
off and the holes filled, but there is
an opportunity there to make that
block the most beautiful school
grounds in the county when the lawn
is started and shrubs and plants are
N. Y. to Portland—18 Hours
Dr. J. E. Richmond and Everett
Seeley returned Sunday evening
from their trip to New York City
where they attended the Henry
George Centenary held In the
Hotel Commodore, and attended the
exposition. They were in New York
for a week and enjoyed the big city
immensely. The return trip was
made from N. Y. to Portland by
plane—18 hours in the air, and this
was by no means the least of the
thrills they had on the trip.
Mr. and Mrs. Iris Elrod returned
last Thursday evening from a vaca
tion trip to San Francisco where they
visited the fair and old friends of
Iris’ when he lived there. From his
reports he got more out of the fair
and the many lectures given there
than has anyone else with whom this
reporter has talked after their visit
on Treasure Island.
A seven pound son, who has been
named John Thomas, was bom to
Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Dimmick at the
hospital in Marshfield last Saturday.
The mother is the former Marvin
Jane Hawkins and it is probable that
grandma and grandpa Hawkins were
not more delighted when their own
children were bom than they are
over this advent at a grandson.
Sept 22 at 1:15 o’clock in the Le
gion hall, the Legion Auxiliary will
hold a dessert luncheon, followed by
bridge and pinochle. Score cards will
be 25c. *
U. S. Citizens
At Four Yesterday
■ It was on Saturday noon's high
The decking for the new boat house
At its noon session in the hotel
tide that Geo Ohaney’a boat, “The
Tuesday the board of directors of the at the city dock was all laid last
Strumpet,” crossed the bar at the
Chamber of Commerce extended an week and it is now ready for the
mouth of the river. It was cut loose
invitation to the state postmasters as superstructure which will be started
from the tug at 1:30 and immediately
Atrocities Could Quickly
Tenth Street Owners Prefer sociation to hold the annual conven next week.
Nearly all the space for 24 boats
headed south. Quite a number of Co
Graveled Streets To Sewer
people wene present at the sail
only expense the chamber will be put
Sentiment Is Aroused
Line At This Time
ing, they having gone out on the tug
to is furnishing a room in which the if enough more boatowner» apply
With England, France, Canada, qs it towed the “Strumpet” outside,
An unusually long session of the city business sessions can be held. Four within a week an additional housing
council was held Tuesday evening. years ago the Odd Fellows hall was for 12 more will be built at once. If Australia, New Zealand and possibly and they say it was a beautiful sight,
One reason was the accumulation, of
not the 24 boat capacity will have to some small nations joining with Po aa with wings spread it took flight
rented for the occasion.
land in the attempt to halt Hitler’s from its home port.
business the past month, there having
suffice for the present.
been no meeting in mid-August An^
The rental fee not only includes huge aggrandizement program, and "• Mr. Chaney figured it would're
other was the length of time required Harry Perrott
boat space but locker aa well as the all decaring war on Germany, the all- quire four days to make the harbor t
important topic of conversation and
to read the minutes, nearly half an
galary of a care taker.
in San Francisco Bay—a sailing of
speculation in the United States is
hour being required for that job and
miles, whirii he hoped to finish (
whether and when this country will
the recorder is not a slow linguist Is Fire Chief
of the dock from which the boats can be drawn into this
Mrs. Chaney and son
When Frank F. Schram’s resigna be raised by blocks and then moved
In proclaiming neutrality for the Allan will leave by car upon receipt' ~
The budget committee, which will tion as chief of the Coquille Fire De
to the spot designated by rail.
U. S., President Roosevelt made it of word that the yacht has reached
meet with the council on Sept. 13 to partment was read at the council
It was the sentiment of the di plain that every citizen should main Golden Gate.
prepare the list of probable expendi session Tuesday evening. Mayor
Mrs. Chaney received a wire from
tures for next year, was named by Milne stated that he had asked the rectors when put up to them by the tain as neutral a position as does the
Mayor Milne and confirmed by the department boys whom they wished boat house committee, that the house government, but that is a difficult at San Francisco Wednesday afternoon
council. It will consist of L. H. Haz appointed to succeed Mr. Schram. should be of wood construction— titude to take for the people of this that the yacht reached dock in the
ard, J. A. Berg, F. S. Emery, Dr. J. Their unanimous reply was “Harry rustic on the sides and shingles for country are a great deal more con Bay at four o’clock yesterday after
D. Rankin, J. L. Stevens and C. C. Perrott." He was duly appointed and the roof instead of using galvanized vinced of Hitler’s culpability and the noon and that all were well. She»and
iron. The cost in place will be about need to squash his diabolical pro Allan left this morning in their car
confirmed by the council..
gram than they were at the start of to join the famiy there.
Water Superintendent Epperson
Mr. Schram’s duties as janitor at the same, the iron costing more but
reported that the surface of th« water the high school was given as the with less expense for labor than if the war in 1914.
Nor will it take many dastardly
in the lake back of the dam had fallen reason for his resignation.
wood Is used. And in a timber country
a foot in.the preceding seven days,
such as this is, the directors thought acts, like the unwarned torpedoing of
but that he thought there was no
the use of home products should be
At Liberty Now
possibility of • any shortage in the Leave On Long
• fever heat in this country.
A censorship, imposed by the Eu
supply this year
People came from Roseburg and
ropean nations at war, has cut down from as far away as Portland to see
He was instructed to replace, as Trip Tomorrow
greatly the amount of loose talk, tb* first showing of Buzz Holm
Am mona tor Is
soon as possible, with a larger pipe
Mr. and Mrs. Alton H. Grimes, of
which was floating through the air strom’s picture, “Conquering the
the inch or inch and a half pipe which
previously by radio stations which Colorado,” which had its preview at
in so many places has to serve sev the Coquille postoffice and the Sen Now At Work
had no means of verifying the so-
eral families. Complaints of this na tinel office forces respectively, in
tend leaving tomorrow evening on a
The Coquille water supply should called news they were disseminating. the Roxy Sunday evening Two dif
ture are frequently received.
considerably improved by this
The jumping of prices on so many ferent groups were here from Rose
A letter was read from Stevens &
articles of foodstuffs, cotton, metals, burg and a parity of five came from
Koon which indicated a difference of
Portland Sunday and after seeing the
opinion between that engineering sides stopping at Flint, Mich., to take monator was installed yesterday and etc., is an indication that profiteering
they told the rn;:.a. .'ment it
has already started in the U. S. It
firm and the city over the ownership
of drawings, field notes, maps, etc., be in Chicago, New York, out on the water which was in the reservoir will take a strong hand in Washing was well worth the 270 mile trip
which the firm prepared in connec Long I ;land where relatives reside, at the time the equipment was put to ton to stop that excessive money down here.
After being shown a$, the I'-oxy for ,
making at the expense of those in
tion with the raising of the dam job Cushin.', Okla., Independence, Kans., work at the intake.
The chlorine tester is also on hand want and distress.
three nights this week the 1 ilm was
which they supervised the past year. San Fiancisco and other places in
and the department can now defin
moved over to the Liberty to be
Stevens & Koon, when asked for the between those cities.
itely ascertain just how much of the
shown on the same program as Bob
data, replied that the data was their
Son of Pioneers
Fees received in the county clerk’s chemical is in the water..
Burns in “Our Leading Citi:.en,” to
personal property, but that the city
could have photographic copies of any office d iring August totalled $824.50,
night, Friday and Saturday.
of it by paying the cost of the pho divided: recording $896.25, circuit ■btRrians Haar
court $232.50, probate and county
The Dolce Trio
Owen L. Perkins, a native of the
Their claim to ownership is not court ! 52.50, marriage licenses $54,
The Dolce Trio sang two numbers Coquille valley, passed away at his Howard Detillion
recognized by the city as the work miscellaneous $59.25.
an encore at the Rotary Club home here last Saturday after year’s
was done for and will be paid for by
luncheon in the Coquille Hotel yes Illness.
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The funeral services were conducted
terday noon. The trio is composed of
Funeral services were conducted
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Misses Elois Wilson, Margaret Pur- at Schroeder Bros Mortuaries at two at the Gano Funeral Home at 2:30 p.
A special meeting of the Legion
yance and Myrtle Minter, and they
m. on Tuesday this week for William
Auxilary Post, No. 36, was held in
delighted their audience with their A. Minter. Interment was in the Howard Detillion, who passed away
Legion hall Aug. 29. Mrs. Fred Kunz, cleverly rendered selections.
newly elected president, was in the
The deceased was bom in Bandon, Sept. I, after an illnes of four days,
Dr. Richmond gave the highlight
He was bom in Lincoln, Wash.,
chair. The purpose of the meeting
of the trip to the east coast from March 25, 1902, the son of pioneers, Nov. II, 1892, and remained there
Marc Shelley recently started con
was to appoint new committee chair
struction of the four-room house, J.
which he and Everett Seeley just re
until 1927 when he went to Tonopah,
men for the ensuing year. Those ap
had lived at Bandon until about three
turned by airplane this week.
E. Norton will have on his ranch and
Nev. After a year's work in the
pointed will be announced at a later
Rotarian guests present were Joe
which he and Mrs. Norton will make
mines there he lived at Arcadia
—’ Long, from Cushing, Okla.; Harry moved to Coquille.
their home when it is finished next date. ,
Calif., for two years before coming
Interesting reports on the Legion
year. It is only expected to have it
Nasburg, John Ferguson and Ed
convention held in Salem last month
Lorene Perkins; a daughter, Donna to Coos county, where he has since
enclosed Ulk year by the time the fall
Loney, pf the Marsh-bend club.
resided on the North Bank road.
rains start, as Mr. Shelley is not
Other guests present were Joe Ax Perkins, ttrtf stepdaughter« Char
three orothers and three sisters, all
At the convention the
tell, presidnt of th local Lions club,
working steadily on it.
. whom were present for the ser
Unit was presented with a certificate
other relatives. Hillis Perkins, of
The floor plan shows that it will
and L. R. Childs, of Coquille.
vices except Mrs. Kuchell, survive:
of merit for outstanding attainments
be a very comfortable as well as com
Chas., of this section; Wade, of Leav
in Americanism for the year 1939.
modious home, the living room being
enworth, Wash.; Roy, of the Fat Elk
It was decided to conduct an early City Police Cases
20x28 feet in dimensions.
district; Mrs. Mary Helper, of the
drive for membership and Mrs. C. T.
was performed last week end at
It is located on the hilltop where it
section; Mrs. Minnie Kuchell,
Selbig was appointed chairman of this Robbins, of Broadbent, each forfeited Prineville when Miss Eloise Cor
can be seen from the Bandon high
of Cashmere, Wash., and Mrs. Oliver
nett of that city, was united in mar
way, a little less than four miles
Ferber, of Yakima, Wash.
The next Auxiliary meeting will be rested for intoxication last Satur riage to Ted Kirch of Coquille.
Interment was in Odd Fellows cem
held Sept 11, at which time a joint day night. The same applies to Ken
The bride is the daughter of
etery, No. 2.
installation of Legion and Auxiliary neth Lee Lane, arrested Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Cornett, of Prine
Junior Woman’s Club
officers will be held.
M. W Davis was fined $5.00 last ville.
To Hold Rummage Sale
Following the meeting tea was Saturday on a reckless driving con of
Kirsch, of Bend,
The Junior Women’s Club ladies served to the members present: Mes- viction. His car had no taillight and graduated from Oregon State as Marion Skinner
are advertising a Rummage Sale to dames Harry Hunt, Lee Hand, Roy and only one headlight.
an agricultural engineer in 1939. The
be held on Friday and Saturday, Sept, Wheeler, H. L. Claterbos, Fred Kunz,
Bert Lane Ferry was given a $10 bride is a former student of Oregon Dies At Fairview
fl-10, in the old Safeway location in J. C. Williams, C. T. Selbig, Claire fine, suspended for one year, when State where she met Mr. Kirsch. She
Rev. R. D. E. Smith officiated last
the Shelley building, comer of First Gray, D. E. Rackleff, C. P. Zumwalt he pleaded guilty to being drunk yes has until her marriage served as
Saturday at the funeral services held
and Hall streets. The room will be and Orvin Gant
secretary to the county agent at Mad in the Gano Funeral Home for Marion
open both days from 8:30 a. m. until
Skinner, who passed away at his
6:00 pa m. The ladies will be thank
Mr. Kirsch is assistant agricultural home in Fairview *valiey on Tuesday
ful for contributions of articles they
ounces baby girl was bom to Mr. and conservation secretary of Coos county of last week, after an illness of eight
can include in the sale.
Mrs. C. M. Bogard, of Lamps creek and an assistant to County Agent years. Interment was in I. O. O. F.
On The Coquille
district, at the Coquille Hospital on George Jenkins. They will make cemetery. No. 2.
County Jail Arrivals
The U. 8. Engineering Corps boat, Monday. She has been named Lyn their home in Coquille.
Mr. Skinner was six months past
Ely Lindstrom was brought over the Chas. F. Powell, which came into ette Isabelle.
80 years of age, having been bom in
from North Bend last Friday to serve the Coquille river at Bandon last
Al Kohler Buried
two days and a half for a traffic vio Wednesday tea been taking soundings
He is survived by his widow, Mrs.
lation fine of |5.00.
Ellen Skinner; two sons, Clarence, of
up and down the river, having gone Enrollment Fifteen
Eldridge J. Atkins, as the result of up to the boundary of the Port of
San Fernando, Calif., and Paul, of
a drunken brawl in Powers, was Bandon. It is probable that the re Lsss Than 1938
A. S Kohler, one of the leading Pacoima, Calif.; and five daughters,
brought down to the county jail on quest of the Port of Bandon commis
merchants of southwest Oregon for Mrs. Nelle Vanderford, of Houlton,
Registration in the Coquille schools the past 27 years passed away at a Ore.; Mrs. Maggie Anderson, of Wil
Tuesday to serve «0 days. The charge
sioner that the government take over
is 25 less this morning than it was
against him read, “Intoxicated and
the maintenance of the river is re last year when the total was 790 at Portland hospital last Thursday af liams, Aril.; Mrs. Ollie Brasmer and
threatening bodily harm with a
Mrs. Ellen Surratt, both of St. Helens,
sponsible for the survey being made this same time in the opening week. ternoon at 4 o’clock. He had been
taken from his Marshfield home to Ore., and Mrs. Evelena Usher, of
by the vessel’s crew.
Registration at the high school the city two days previously and un Houlton, Ore.
Meat Market At
shows a total of 283, one more than derwent an operation Thursday mor
a year ago, divided: Freshmen 94, ning for what is so far an incurable Belle Knife Hospital Notes
Legion To Install
Sophomores 70, Juniors 64, Seniors ailment. But there was no chance
The meat market in Henninger's
Dismissals the past week were Mrs.
for the operation to save him.
Market, formerly conducted by Karl Next Monday
S. Stevens, of this city, who has
In Junior High the registration
Dement, has been sold to Jas. Herra,
receiving treatments for some
Tuesday was 55 in the sixth grade,
of Dallas, Ore., who re-opened it
time, and Hugh Downey, who had his
for business Tuesday morning under
Mr. Kohler is survived by his ankle fractured while at work on
the management of Woody Jones. hold their semi-annual installation of to which five more must be added for
widow and their son Albert, a stu the highway, on Sunday.
Mr. Herra will speud a portion of his officer« in the Legion Home next a total of 171.
Evelyn Ward, of Bandon, was ad-
Monday evening. Mrs. Wm. Horse-
time in the shop here.
Tuesday’s registration in the new dent at Harvard.
The-Hub of Marshfield which was mittted last Friday, and Martin Ster-
fal, of Marshfield, state preaident of Washington building was 63 in the
Mrs. Hora Dunne was able to be the Auxiliary, and Milton Skipworth, first, 68 in the second, 61 in the third, a monument to Mr. Kohler’s mer benk, of Coquille, on Monday, both
out again this week after being laid of Marshfield, district deputy com 66 in the fourth and 57 in the fifth. chandising ability, will be continued for treatment
Wm. Humphrey underwent an op
up with a badly sprained wrist which mander, will be the installing officers Six more entered yesterday, bring under the management of his brother-
for appendicitis yesterday.
she received in a fall at home.
for their respective organisations.
ing the total there to 321.