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About The Coquille Valley sentinel. (Coquille, Coos County, Or.) 1921-2003 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 7, 1939)
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ing nearly three weeks here.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Mack and chil
dren, Charles and Jimmy, enjoyed a
camping trip at Coos Head from
Thursday until Saturday.
Clyde Bartlett and his sisters, Vir
ginia and Vivienne Lake, left Friday
evening to spend the week-end with
relatives and friends at Otis.
Mrs. Dwight Culver returned home
Sunday from Coquille, where she had
been since Wednesday, .with the ex
ception of Friday evening when she
came home to attend Grange), with
the Chas. Butler family. Mr. Butler
has been critically ill with pneu
monia, following an operation, but
was on the way to recovery when
Mrs. Culver left Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Hatfield and
sons, Edson and Lyman, returned
home on Thursday evening of last
week from their trip to the Golden
Gate Exposition. They were gone
nine days. The pleasure of the trip
was considerably marred by the se
vere illness of Mr. Hatfield who suf
fered an attack of asthma and had
to spend several days in the hospital.
The attendance at the Grange
meeting Friday evening numbered
about 18. After the business session,
refreshments of peaches, cream and
cookies were served by Mesdames
O. W. Heath and Dwight Culver.
School opened Tuesday morning
with the following teachers
charge: Mr. Bernard Senn, principal;
Miss Aleta Hudson, intermediate, and
Miss Anna Cos, primary.
O. D. Adams, state director of vo
cational education, has just received
notice of his appointment as a mem
ber of the Oregon state advisory
board of the national youth adminis
days, hours • to 11:30 a. m.; fees |3
per month. Dena Ellingson Pierce,
440 East Third, Coquille.
The Oregon Pension Federation has
addressed a letter to Governor
Sprague, urging his support of a pro
gram providing for a retirement pen
sion of $40 a month for all citizens of
85 years of age or over who would
agree to refrain from all gainful pur
suits. The proposed pension would
be financed out of state and federal
Leo Friedlander, of New York City,
sculptor of the statuary that guards
the entrance to Oregon’s new capitol,
has been here the past week super
vising the finishing touches to the
huge granite pieces, work on which is
Employees of the public utiliUes
commission are no longer to be per
mitted to sip their morning and af
ternoon tea in leisurely fashion. Com
missioner O. R. Bean has directed that
the morning and afternoon recess pe
riods shall be reluced from 15 min
utes to ten minutes.
Already the big guns of the two
major political parties are being man
euvered into position on the Oregon
front in preparation for the political
campaign of 1940
Right on the heels of the announce
ment by former governor Charles H.
Martin that he Would head a cam
paign for the nomination of John
Nance Gamer of Texas as the demo
cratic standard bearer, Frank Mc
Hale, democratic national comittee-
man from Indiana, came to Oregon to
sound out sentiment among democrats
of this state in support of Paul V.
Strong Appliance Co.
With a deficiency appropriation of
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Biegger fir Gunderson Furniture
Radio & Appliance Sales Co.
Strong Appliance Co.
Schroeder & Sons, Myrtle Point
Power Co pany