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oquille Valley Sentii
VOL. XXXV. NO. 35
COQUILLE, COM COUNTY, ORE. THURSDAY,
First Fall Meet
Of Woman's Club
Mal de Mer
C. H. S. Band To
The Coquille city budget committee
Mayor Ralph Milne, according to
Coquille is to have its first glimpse
The American Legion Auxiliary
which met in the city hall last eve
of the Coquille high school band this
was convened for installation cere a custom for many years past in Co
ning, adopted a schedule of estimated
afternoon when they will parade and
mony Monday evening, with president quille, has declared Friday afternoon
expenditures-which is $4,282,50 less
play through the business section,
Roselia Kline presiding. The meet- (tomorrow) from 12 m. until 6 p.
than last year's budget which was
after nearly a month of practice in
Off Shore Fishing Party
Mrs. Harry Godard, President was honored with the presence of m. a holiday, so that everyone may
$33,352.50. This will not reduce the
have an opportunity to'" attend the
both playing and marching under the
Names Committee Chairman—
amount to be raised by taxation by
direction of Miss Anita Pageler.
president. During the short business county fair at Myrtle Point on r
$4,282.50 for the estimated receipts
The band this year is composed of
session, Mrs. Horsfall instructed the quille Day. Following is the official'
from sources other than taxation,
“I never before heard so much feel approximately 60 pieces, 31 of whom
The fint meeting of the Coquille various committee chairman in the proclamation:
were cut from $9,076 to $5,650.
ing expressed in three words," said are beginners in the band this year,
Woman’s club after the summer in duties of their offices and gave other
Whereas, the annual Coos County a Coquille member of the party which and 25 of that number being junior
According to Auditor Keith Leslie termission, was held in Guild hall, good advice. After .the meeting was
who furnished the Sentinel this morn Tuesday afternoon with the president adjourned the Auxiliary: and Legion Fair is being held at Myrtle Point, went deep-sea fishing? last Sunday. high students. With the large loss
ing with figures pn the proposed bud Mn. H. R. Godard, conducting the members met jointly for installation September 13-16, and
He referred to a prominent member from last year’s band, due to gradu
Whereas, the City of Coquille and of the bar in Coquille who had been ation in May, Miss Pageler had a real
get the amount to be raised by tax meeting .
ation next year will be $862.50 less
Reports on the General Federation
Just before installation the unit Its citizens are deeply Interested in in a bunk on the tug for nine of the job in getting the band ready for the
than this year’s budget requirements. Council meeting, held* in San Fran presented corrages to Mrs. Horsfall. this worthy activity, and
ten hours the vessel was outside, fair this week, but they are going to
Whereas, many of the citizens of fully dressed in cap, slicker, boots, surprise everyone with the music
Just how much this will reduce the cisco in May, were given by the Roselia Kline outgoing president, and
tax rate cannot be known until the club’s delegates, Mrs. E. E. Leslie, Mabel Kunz incoming president, Mrs. Coquille desire to attend and sup but who was so deathly sick that when they present.
assessor states wtagt the assessed Mrs. O. C. Sanford and Mrs. Godard^ Horsfall then proceeded to install the port the Fair, which they are pre some wag told him, about 8 p. m. that
Another improvement this year
valuation of the city is to be for the
The ladies voted a 100 per cent following officers: President, Mabel vented from doing by the daily rou evening, that the tug was turning is to be the addition of color bearers
taxes payable in 1940.
round just off the bar and they were but that must wait until the flags ar
membership subscription to the Kunz; vice president, Bertha Selbig; tine of business,
NOW THEREFORE, I, Ralph F. going to troll for salmon, the mal de rive.
No salary increases were made ex "Oregon* Clubwoman,” the federa second vice-president, Garnet Gant;
cept in the case of the water super tion magazine.
secretary, Maybelle Rackleff, treas Milne, Mayor of the City of Coquille, mer victim exclaimed, “Oh my------ .”
Miss Helen Kyle is serving as drum
intendent who will receive $10 a
It was also voted to sponsor a ser urer, Caroline Gray; sergeant-at- by virtue of the authority in me
But he was not the only one who majorette for her third and last year.
month more next year than this. ies of bridge lessons to be given by arms, Gladys Williams and historian, vested do hereby proclaim the aft suffered agony. Two members of
Tomorrow (Friday) the band will
ernoon of Friday, September 15th, the crew were laid up, a Port of go to Myrtle Point by school bus and
City officials who know how Mr. Sam Gordon, (The Kibitzer) on Edna Kern.
Epperson is going day and night on Nov. 16, 17, 18. Committees are to
Mrs. Horsfall gave an address in from the hour of twelve noon to six Bandon commissioner could hardly private conveyances and will give a
water, streets and other city business, appointed to sell tickets which will which she set forth the serious events P. M. to be a holiday in the City of raise his head, a Coquille banker concert on the street there at 11a. m.
feel that an even larger increase in be $2 for the series.
taking place in the world today. She Coquille to the end that those so speaks very hesitantly about “going At noon they will march and will
salary would have been justified.
Plans, were also completed for the cautioned the members that grave desiring may attend the Coos County again” and S. P. agent positively play at the fair grounds all afternoon.
The personal service budget was rummage sale to be held in the Shel dangers were threatening the future Fair and I earnestly urge that all turned green while his lips were I Friday is “Coquille day” at the fair
raised from $9,820 to $10,020; the ma ley building on Sept. 21-23.
and that all should stand ready tq places of business within the city be purple.
terial and supplies items was cut from
Following is a list of the com serve their organization with loyalty dosed during these hours.
On the other side of the picture, a
$4,850 to $4,650; the miscellaneous mittee chairmen appointed by the and unfailing courage.
Coquille theatre man who fully ex
RALPH F. MILNE,
from $11,900 to $10,700 and the debt president:
At the close of the address Mrs.
pected to be sick went fortified with
payments was reduced from $8,-
Membership, Mrs. F. C. Sheley; Horsfall presented for the unit a
a box of pills and took all of them
682.50 to $3200.
on the 40 mile trip out. He came
program, Mrs. Lafe Compton; clinic,
(Continuea on Page Seven)
A wire has just been received from
All the above is for general fund Mrs. M. Earl Nelson; educational,
home as well as when he started.
E. Burke, president of North
expenditures and does not include the Mrs. Guy Mauney; finance, Mrs. W.
The trip was planned as a fishing
west Bible College, at Eugene ac
budget for the water department.
H. Mansell; library, Mrs. Keith Les
jaunt, to catch the albacore which in
cepting the invitation to speak here
The total estimated expense, ex lie; Hospitality, Mrs. J. A. Lamb;
habits the warm current about 60
this coming Sunday morning at 11:00
clusive of estimated revenue which courtesy, Mrs. Bert Folsom; song
The dismantling of one of the old miles out, but due to the tug having
William J. White, long a resident
and night at 8:00. Mr. Burke has for
was $56,182.50 a year ago, is now leader, Mrs. Geo. Bryant; pianist,
est warehouse buildings of the valley to take out two lumber vessels from
of the Coquille valley, died on Sept.
many years been one of the outstand
budgeted at $52,385.
Mrs. M. O. Hawkins; press, Mrs. R.
started this week when A. G. Thrift, Bandon early in the morning the
ing preachers of the Churches of
The city debt, which was $167,- E. Barber, parliamentarian, Mrs. F.
owner of Thrift Grocery, let the con
777.96 a year ago, is now shown to S. Emery; law observance, Mrs. K. P. home of liis sister, Mrs. Birdie Rees tract for the tearing down of the Four hours due west did not bring Christ (Christian Church) and will
receive a very warm welcome.
Lawrence; Oregon club woman, Mrs.
building in the rear of his First street them to the tuna banks so a council
The funeral, which was attended
The bible school attendance was
of war was held and it was decided
Wm. Ulett; welfare department, Mrs.
by close relatives and friends, was
201 Sunday and there were three ad
J. R. Bunch; Junior Women’s contact
When this structure has been razed, to head for the coast and troll for
held at the mortuary in Creswell and
ditions to the church at the morning
chairman, Mrs. Arthur Berg; Youth
it will improve the appearance of the salmon but the fog was to thick by
the body was interred in the Cres
co-operation, Mrs. R. E. Harbison,
town immensely. Probably the most 4 o’clock that that idea had to be
The average attendance since Jan.
in the improve-
Mrs. Albert Powers, Jr.; May Day
1 A4»as boeulM» Th» average for Use
Many beautiful floral pieces were
appearance of the bust-
The Coos county schoomasters club luncheon, Mrs. E. B. Leslie.
entire year of 1938 was 160. The
There were no unsanitary results 1 average since June 1 has been 157,
The program for the afternoon was
baa been made on Sec
Mr. White is survived by one
from all the high schools in the coun patriotic in its nature and featured daughter, Mrs. Irene Howard, of ond street in the last year. Geo. Burr from “feeding the fishes” right on while it was 134 for the same period
ty, met at the high school here last group singing, led by Mrs. Leona Portland; one son Clifford White of recently completed the front of his the deck. The huge swells rolled last year. During this same period,
evening and organized by the elec Bryant, with especial emphasis being San Diego, California; and two sis new garage building and this beside the tug like a barrel and the deck since June 1, there have been 44
the Thrift lot when the old building was constantly awash from one side
tion of L. W. Turnbull, superinten given to “God Btess America."
ters, Mrs. Edith Hubbard of Lake
added to the church.
Tea was served at the conclusion
has been hauled away will give a to the other. At one time—the big
dent of North Bend, as president and
view, Oregon, and Mrs. Birdie Rees
much more favorable impression to gest wave—a four foot comber was
I. B. Sevy superintendent of Arago, of the program by the committee of Creswell.
which consisted of Mesdames Albert
the city proper when viewed from above the deck and there wasn't a
dry stitch on anyone.
North Taylor street.
Admission charges for football Powers, L. L. Bonney, Elbert Schroe
There were 24 on the trip and ac
A small corrugated warehouse
games was set at 50 cents for holi der, C. W. Kline, R. A. Jeub, C. A.
built close to the rear of the Laird cording to reports about 75 per cent
day games, 40 cents for regular Sat Rietman, Mary McKeown and J. D.
building in which the Thrift Grocery of them “suffered” more or less.
There was not much business be
urdays, and 25 cents for visiting stu Rankin.
The thirteen from Coquille who en fore the chamber of commerce di
is located will serve Mr. Thrift and
dents from other schools who have
The budget committee for the Port the Ideal Bakery in the future for joyed the Sunday excursion were rectors meeting at the hotel Wednes
student body tickets.
of Bandon met in the Coquille city storing supplies.
Harry A. Slack, Robert L. Stewart, day noon, but Lafe Compton filled in
The pay of football officials was
hall Tuesday evening and after con
Frank A. and Bill Pook, Harry L. a part of the time telling about the
set at $7 per game for umpires, $5
sideration of all items of expense for
Claterbos, Hany Claterbos jrM Keith beauty of a boat trip on the Coquille
for referees and $5 for head linemen.
next year, and what had hem spent
Leslie, Lanls Boswotrih, Wendell river. As a fishing stream or for
Il was voted lo ltave a Mibooluuia-
one hunting party from Coquille'
the first six months of this year on
Sandle, A. L. Hooton, L. W. Claver, scenic attraction there is not a coastal
ters’ banquet as usual during teachers' which is going to eastern Oregon for
the budget adopted last year, set the
C. C. Fan and O. L. Wood.
river in Oregon that has anything on
the mule deer season is composed of
amount which will have to be raised !
There is a strong probability that the Coquille, and it is becoming more
Following the session the group en Mr. and Mrs. Bert Gould, Mr. and
by taxation at $21,394, an increase
another trip outside will be made a and more recognized.
joyed coffee and cake in the high Mrs. Willard Bosserman and Donnu
at $2,623. This is figured to increase , Point is getting off to a good start week from next Sunday.
More and more private launches
Dean, who expects to leave Saturday.
, today. Yesterday, the opening day,
the rate from the 3.3 mills levied this
Oh yes, no fish were caught.
are plying the river now, and the
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. W. Bryant may
, was devoted principally to installa-
year to about 3.7 mills. The levy is
progressiveness of the C. of C. in pro
join them over there the middle of
well under the 6 per cent increase , tion at exhibits, arrival of stock, rac
viding a boat house at the dock here
allowed by law.
can only result in more river boats
Another Coquille party which in
Prize money for the races, for which
The budget besides providing for
tends leaving Sunday is composed of
, nearly 80 horses are now on the
interest on the $16,000 bond issue
Naturally Mr. Compton had to take
On Monday, Sept. 18, at 2 p. m.
and the retirement of $2000 worth of grounds, total $1650 and there are
That pillar of smoke Tuesday after some razzing afterwards by those
there will be held at the Coquille Greenough, Geo. Johnson, Theo. L. bonds, also provides for payment of ■ many good performers at the track.
who claimed he couldn't take a river
The prizes for agricultural exhibits noon, which arose from the fire be
city hall a meeting of the Pro-Amer Clinton, and son Jack.
$10,000 worth of the $25,000 time
without becoming sea sick.
Still dthers who make an excur
run well over a thousand dollars, and tween Bear Creek and Lamps on the
ica members and others who may
warrants issued to pay for the new
wish to attend.
gorgeous sight, as viewed from Ban
This will be the first Pro-America tion of the state when the deer sea
Next year and the following will are well worth seeing.
don. With the sun shining on the
meeting of the year with the new
see the peak at this special tug ex
office s when the president will make are Drue Cunningham, Lee Hand,1 pense eliminated and the levy will far first place and $5 for all others. smoke clouds, which piled up to look
Beside the dancing each night in like wool or loose snow, and the
her report, and there will be much Geo. W. Taylor, S. V. Epperson, Dan be decreased after that
Oaks Pavilion there is to be a jitter edges clear cut as a canvas against
Two youngsters, 7 and 10, tried
busin< ss of importance for discus Brown and Ed Lorenz, Elbert Schroe
bug contest with suitable prize. Don the blue of the sky, it was as beauti “thumbing" the wrong man yester
sion. A full attendance is requested. der, and there are probably others. 90 & 8 TO MEET TUESDAY
A Spenny’s orchestra is to furnish ful a spectacle as smoke ever made. day, although he was looking for
MARY M. RANDLEMAN,
The regular monthly county meet the music for all dances.
The fire had been set by ranchers them. They had been away the day
B. P. W. TO ENTERTAIN
ing of the men’s 90 & 9 organization
that vicinity, back of the Sam Clin before but came home about dark.
will be held on Sept. 19 at the Church the fair will be the dog show, in ton place on the river, and was Their schoolmates kidded them yes
One of the outstanding social of Christ in Coquille. A fine program augurated last year, and which proved watched until it burned itself out. terday morning about being “run
When the seven and a half pound functions of the coming week will is arranged in which will be a num
so successful. It is even larger this It was mostly on the old Christian aways” so before school started yes
baby girl, Judith Gay Haumschilt, be the annual reception given by the ber by a local quartette. The speaker
sen place where the Moore mill com terday morning they started out
was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ed Haum Coquille Business and Professional for the program will be Rev. Edwin
Tomorrow is Coquille day at the pany logged a few years ago, but it again.
schilt of Coquille last week in the Women's club for the local business Swanson, pastor of the Baptist church.
fair and with a half holiday declared did extend down a gulch almost to
Miss Vesta Miley, principal at the
Belle Knife hospital four generations and professional women. This year
The usual pot-luck dinner will be for this city, the highway to Myrtle the North Bank road and the river.
Washington building, called up offi
of the same lineage were living.
it will be held in the Guild hall of served at 7 p. m.
Point will be filled with cars soon
cer Kolkhorst and he caught up with
Present at the delivery room in the the Episcopal church, Monday eve
Revival Services Start Sept 27 them a mile or so above Johnson's
after noon tomorrow.
hospital were also the child’s grand ning, September 15.
Mr. and Mn. L. H. Hazard and
A revival meeting will begin at Mill, with their thumbs tilted for a
mother, Mrs. Eunice Pinkston Finley
Wm. Bettys returned last Friday eve WOMAN’S CLUB TO HOLD
the Church of food, corner of Henry ride.
tnd mother of Mrs. Haumschilt, and DIRECTS CHURCH CHOIR
ning from their ten-day trip to the
They said they were going to the
and Seventh streets, on Wednesday,
RUMMAGE SALE SEPT.
Mrs. Inez Pinkston, the great grand
fair and didn’t know where they
Announcement was made this week fair. They came home by way of
mother of Mrs. Finley. Dr. Gerald E -
The Coquille Women’s club will
that Elois Wilson, daughter of Mr. Lake Tahoe, Klamath Falls, Crater
J. Moss, an undenominational preach were going from there, except to
Stark of the hospital staff said that
sponsor a Rummage sale next week,
and Mrs. E. M. Wison of this city, Lake and Bend and left Mn. Hale
er, a former Arkansas farm boy who see the world!
this was the first occurence of this
had been appointed director of the B. Eubanks at Florence on the way
the fellowship of all denomi
unique situation in the history of the
nouncement made Wednesday by
Mr. and Mrs. A. N. Gould moved '
Mt. Tabor Methodist church choir of home. They spent five days in San
Francisco but Mr. Hazard says that
Portland for the coming season.
Services will start at 7:30 each last Friday from the house on Heath
of the sale.
Miss Wilson will attend the Cas he did not attempt to drive in the
evening and everyone is invited to street which has been their home
Mrs. R. L. Stewart and daughter
A cooked food sale will be held on
since their early married days to the
cade college in Portland this year, heavy traffic there, Mn. Eubanks
Margaret left Monday evening for
Saturday in conjunction with the attend.
new house Just completed on Mr.
doing post graduate work at that doing the driving in the city.
Portland, and the latter went on from
sale. Funds derived from the enter
Gould's game farm which overlooks
school from which she graduated last
The St. James Episcopal church pic prise will be placed in the club fund
there to Morristown, New Jersey,
Cunningham valley and is just north
nic which was held in the grove at for public welfare promotion. The
where she will spend a year with her spring.
of Le Roy’s motor camp. Their house
Norway last Sunday was attended sale will be held in the Shelley build
aunt. Miss Margaret McDonald. Mrs.
on Heath street has been rented to
Mr. and Mrs. Orvil Woods and by about 60. Mn. James Watson ing on the
Stewart will return home next week
of First and Hall
Abert Lawrence of the City Motors
after visiting for a few days in the Mr. and Mrs. Lanis Bosworth left was chairman in charge of the day
Round-up at Pendleton this week enjoyed the picnic lunch and after-
College Head To
Be Here Sunday
Dies In Creswell
Port Levy In
This Week End
Fair In Full
‘ Swing Today
Thing of Beauty