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COQUILLE. COOS COUNTY. OU. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER «, 19J»
W. C. T. U. Annual
Portland C. of C.
Here In October
The Coquille Chamber of Com
Red Devils Meet
Mrs. Farr Re-elected President merce at its noon session in the hotel
The Coquille high school Red Dei
Tues d ay , extended an invitation to] wdlOpenThefoffesi?
Financial And Other Reports
the Portland Chamber of Commerce on the local grid field Saturday after
Make It Interesting Session members who are coming in a cara noon at 2 p. m. in a practice gam«
Ed Walker In
Charge Of Station
Due to the heroic efforts of Miss
Jean Polsen, techer of the second
grade in the new Washington build-
ing, two lives were saved last Friday
evening. Three ladies, Mrs. Ernest
Wardrip, Mrs. Harry Godard and
Miss Polson were chaperoning IS
camp fire girls at a swimming party
above Broadbent Juanita Wardrip
got out in water over her depth and
had gone down twice when Mrs.
Wardrip reached her. The little girl
climbed on her mother’s back and
both were going down when Miss
Polson reached them and pulled them
out. Mrs. Wardrip was so far gone
that inspiration efforts were neces
sary to bring her back to conscious
ness. But they were successful and
no other damage was suffered except
a frightful scare.
, His Eightieth
A change in the management of
the Coquille Service Station became
affective recently when Archie O.
Walker stepped out of the position
and was succeeded by E. A. Walker.
There was no transfer of corpora
tion stock, the former still retain
ing his interest in the two service
A. O. and E. A. Walker have oper
ated the Coquille Service Station for
the past 15 years and a few months
ago opened a second station across
the street from the one they pur
chased in 1924 and which had been
enlarged and improved since.
Archie has not yet announced what
he intends doing and Ed says there
will be no change in the well-known
policy of complete automotive ser
vice which the Coquille Service Sta
tion has practiced for half a gen
Calvin Gant Has Resided In
van to Coos county some time next with the Newport high gridders.
Only one change was made in the
Coos County For Past 67 Yean
month, to include a stop In Coquille
After three weeks of intensive drill
list of Coos county W. C. U. officers
on their itinerary. According to th« in scrimmage and theory, Coach E.
Family Reunion Held Sunday
for the coming year at the annual
tentative program the caravan wil E. Leslie will send up his trial bal»
county convention held in Coquille
Sunday, September 24, the 80th
spend one day on the Coos bay and loon against an adversary believed to
last Friday. That was the election
birthday of Calvin Gant, was cele
one in the Coquille valley.
be weaker than the local aggrega
of Mrs. A. M. Peterson of North Bend
brated by a family reunion at his
Clarence Coe, president of th« tor.
■ to succeed Mrs. Jas. Richmond of
home in Myrtle Point. Mr. and Mrs,
Marshfield C. of C. was present at
The past week has been spent In
Coquille as vice president. Others
Gant are two of Coos county’s old
the meeting and told something of perfecting the running attack and
re-elected were: Mrs. C. C. Farr,
est pioneers and are still blessed with
what bis organization is doing to polishing up a few of the offensive
president; Mrs. Tone Billings, re
excellent health. In this family there
ward bringing the attention of east formations. Light signal practice
cording secretary; Mrs. Nellie Epper
six boys and two girls, all of
ern capitalists to the mineral re will be held this evening and then the
son, Myrtle Point, corresponding sec
whom are residing in the state of
sources of Coos county.
boys will try their training out against
retary, and Mrs. Wm. Phillips, Marsh
Oregon. All were present at the re
J. L. Smith who has been busy with
field, treasurer. Mrs. Harold Minter his grass seed harvesting for several Newport.
union except two sons who were un
Following is the list of the boys in
of Coquille was elected delegate at weeks was also introduced by Presi
able to be there.
the starting line-up. Although no
large to the state W. C. T. U. conven dent Claterbos as a guest.
Mr. Gant was born Sept. 26, 1859
positions are given: Robert Arnold,
tion at Salem, Oct. 17-20 with Mrs.
in Rudolph county, Kansas, and
Virgel Arrell, Roy Gaulke, Maryin
T. H. Thompson, Marshfield, as al
later moved to Republic county, Illi
Goodman, Dee Krantz, Don Landa
ternate. Sixty-five ladies attended
nois. From there in 1882 he came
ker, Howard Moy, Ted Schaer, John
from unions in Bandon, Arago, Coos
to San Francisco by train; from there
Shambow, Fred Smith, and John
Bay, Myrtle Point and Coquille.
to Coos Bay on the old steamer,
An interesting report was given of
The Coquille Lions club annual sal
Arcata. From Coos Bay he traveled
Sheriff Howell arrived home Tues
the Bandon Youth Temperance Coun
mon derby, inaugurated last year, and
by rgnall boat to Utter City, by hand
Qualifing golfers for the Coquille car to Coaledo and Beaver slough;
cil by its president, Miss Dorothy day from White Salmon, Wash.,
scheduled to be held next Sunday,
Leuthold. This organization has 25 bringing Wm. J. Belcher, who was
has been postponed for one week, or Valley Country Club ladies cham then by canoe to Coquille. Leaving
paid-up members and has an average placed under $1000 bail on the
until Oct. 8, the thought being that pionship will be selected from the Coquille he walked to Rural, Ore
charge of obtaining money under
of 35 at each meeting.
another ten days will find more fish lowest gross scores at the next ladies gon, which is now the town of Pow
meeting which will be held Friday, ers. Taking up a homestead he lived
Mrs. Minter greeted the convention false pretenses.
The state system of higher educa in the rivet. Forty-five Lions and
6. according to an announce there 30 years and came to Myrtle
About a year ago a boy gave
visitors with a response by Mrs. Eliza-
tion this fall will again extend its invited guests have signified their in
<*6feth Johnson, Marshfield. Mias Bar Belcher a check for $62 or $63 to facilities to Coquille and Marshfield, tention of taking part in the derby ment by President Ruth Barton.
Point in 1914 and has been a resident
The lowest 16 scores will be taken of Oregon for 57 years.
bara Davidson of Coquille sang a solo mail to the boy’s mother. Instead where on October 2 extension courses and trying to win the $100 cash prize
at the noon session. Corsages were of doing it Belcher cashed the check in speech will be offered it was an offered by the Lions for the largest on that day and placed in the cham
Mrs. Gant was born, May 20, 1866
presented the three oldest ladies pres at Chris Anton’s place at the Bay, nounced by W.G. Beattie, of the gen salmon landed. Of course there is pionship flight No extra fee will in Watauga county, North Carolina.
ent: Mrs. Emma Lorne, Myrtle Point, spent the money and disappeared. eral extension division of the system. another proviso in connection with be charged and everyone is eligible In 1872 she came by train to Red
But the boy nor his mother did not
83; Mrs. B. A. Davis, Coquille, 81;
Bluff, California; from there to
The class at Coquille, “Oral English the prize, the fish must weight 100
L. J. Maloney owner of the golf Jacksonville, Oregon, by covered
and Mrs. Ella Nelson, Coquille, 80. lose by it for the endorsement was for Teachers,” will meet Mondays, be pounds or more.
course will present two beautiful wagon. Leaving Jacksonville by
Reports showed the Coos W. C. T? faulty and Anton could not collect ginning October 2, from 4 to 6 p. m.
trophies, one to the winner and one pack train she arrived in Etelka, now
U. has given $5200.00 in the past 10 on it He filed the charges and Belch in the Coquille high school. Designed
to the runner up. Also aeqonsola- known at Gaylord and then to
years toward establishment of a new er was recently apprehended at to increase poise, flexibility and con
tion prize will ba presented^-"
cottage at the Children's Farm Home White Salmon.
Rural, now known as Powers. Later
fidence in vocal aspects, the Coquille
in Corvallis. In addition $67.00 went
Another check was made out later
she married Mr. Gant and the two
course is for teachers, and also for
toward furnishing and boxes valued for the young man and Anton is the others who wish to raise the quality
will celebrate their golden wedding
Coos County’s champion poultry
at $267.00 were sent the children at only loser.
anniversary next year.
of their speech.
judging team that made the trip to
Belcher claims he got drunk and
the home. Major activities the past
At one o’clock p. m. a bounteous
All classes will be taught by W. A. ■
year were the Farm Home, the Y. T. was “rolled” for part of the check’s Dahlberg, assistant professor of the International Poultry Show at
banquet was served. Beneath the
Cleveland, Ohio this summer, were
The Three Links dub of Mamie autumn leaved branches of a great
C., the Loyal Temperance League and proceeds.
speech at the University of Oregon,
Another new face in the county who has been a staff member of the guests
at the Rotary club luncheon Rebekah Lodge will sponsor its first cherry tree a long table was con
alcohol education. Educational ma
terial was furnished public schools, jail is that of Berlyn Orville James state system since 1
He is highly
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, dance, September 30 at 8:00 p. m. at structed and laden with good things
was brought up from Bandon regarded as a teacher of speech, and \ The team is composed of Fred Wat I. O O. F. hall. The opening dance to eat. After the banquet the Gant
' last Saturday to serve 20 days on
in addition has coached university | son, of Coquille, and Junior Gulstrom will be a “Harvest Home Fete.” All brothers quartet sang old songs to
and Gerald Woodward of Arago and Odd Fellows, Rebekahs and friands appreciative listners. Stories of old
In 1940 more interest will be taken drunk and disorderly charge.
forensic teams with great success.
one of the boys gave a brief are invited to come, dressed in wash times were told and memories of
in legislative wo*k aimed at restrict
ions on advertising.
courses may be obtained from the summary of their trip which also in dresses and overalls. The admission past years recalled.
In honor of the centenary of
Present at the reunion were four
general extension at Eugene. Students cluded Washington, D. C. and both price will be: Ladies, 35c; and gen
Frances E. Willard, 24 peonies were
sons and two daughters: H. C. Gant,
may register at the opening meetings world fairs.
Geo. Jenkins, county agricultural
planted in the county, seven special
O. T. Gant, E. A. Gant, E. G. Gant,
of the classes. Credit for two hours
agent, was also present and told how
public programs were given, several
Mrs. Olive Burgess and Mrs. Eva
Mrs. Lottie Pearl Miller, widow of may be earned in each course.
the team was selected and also ex
teas ar.d two dessert luncheons. The the late A. G. Miller who passed away
Jennings. The two sons not present
pressed appreciation for the financial
following names were on the program a few years ago, died at a local hos
were H. J. Gant and Henry Gant.
aid furnished the boys by the Rotary
of the 6th annual convention in 1898: pital last Sunday, her trouble being
Wives of the sons present were Mrs.
and other organizations.
Mrs. Addah Scott, president; Mrs. one that an operation some years ago
In order that there may be no dan Ellis Gant, Mrs. Elmer Gant and Mrs.
Visiting Rotarians were Leo Erlert-
Irma Disher, recording secretary; failed to cure.
ger of a water shortage in case of Orvin Gant. Husbands of the two
sen of Seattle, Walt Asplund, Stan
Mrs Leona Byers, treasurer; Anna
Funeral services were conducted at
fire the city council Monday after daughters were Lawrence B. Jen
Tuesday of this week, Sept. 26, was Wanazek and Ed Louey of Marsh
Jones, corresponding secretary; Miss Schroeder Bros. Mortuaries at 2
noon ordered that until the fall rains nings and Ben Burgess. Grandchil
Alice Gage, Mrs. Leila Fish, Mrs. Mc- o’clock on Tuesday, 4?. Adrian Sias the third anniversary of that de field.
avert that danger that all sprink dren: Sharon, Nancy, Darrins, Glenda,
Canr and Mi« Alice Beyers. This ^ffirf
Other guests present were Edgar ling and irrigation be stopped. They Gloria, Thomas, James, and George
— ' 9Hng.
Hftemorit w»« in the I vastating fire which destroyed Ban
don and laid waste so much of the McDaniels of North Bend and Mr.
program went through the Bandon Masonic cemetery.
also requested that everyone be as Gant; Maud Jennings, Mrs. Powell
fire in Mrs. Todd’s bible and was
Born Lottie Pearl Willard, Sept 23, surrounding territory during that Kane of Gold Beach.
economical in the use of water as Lancaster, Mrs. Irma Cribbins, Ber
loaned to the convention. The next 1887, she is the last descendant in a night which saw hundreds crowd the
nice Burgess and Mary June Bur
possible and waste no water.
county institute wiU be at Bandon, direct line of the pioneer Willard fam beach as the only safe place to es
At the present time the washing of gess. The great grandchildren were
Tuesday. Nov. 7.
ily, and who bore that name. She cape the fire demon.
cars could well be considered a waste. Martha Lancaster and Dorothy Crib
It has been a long and difficult job,
was just one day past 52 years of age
The measurement of the supply one bins. Other guests were Mr. and
at her passing. She was the daugh the attempt to get the city rehabili
day the first of the week showed Mrs. Thomas Thome of Bandon.
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Orson Willard. tated, and it is only now that the city
110,000 gallons flowing into the reser
Mrs. Annie Robinson and Miss Bess voir in one day and 264,000 gallons
She is survived by five children all is nearing a solution of its financial
of whom reside here except Mrs affairs'which will permit the safe re Maury who is taking a Bve weeks’ being used.
Merle Swan of Longview, Wash. The building of homes and permanent vacation from duty at the First
Another year there should be no
National Bank, intend leaving Sunday possibility of a water shortage but
E. D. Webb was up from his cran others are Mrs. Lois Arnold. James business buildings.
morning for Portland where they work on the dam about the time the
berry bog just south of Tipperary Willard and Elizabeth Miller. Four
J. E. Axtell having sold his house
is located a couple of blocks or more will take the Streamliner that eve
flats near Bandon on Tuesday and grandchildren also survive her.
spring rains stopped this year pre
at the East end of First street to Os
from the original district is all of ning and start for New York. After
stated that cranberry picking will
vented the accumulation of as large
car Larson, of City Motors, now has
wood construction, and the few visiting the fair there and other east
start in that section next Monday.
a storage back of the dam east of
lumber on the ground for construction
Mr. Webb himself will employ about
town as will be possible next year,
the city limits give an idea of what of San Francisco for the fair on and to be on the safe side the council of an office room addition on the east
150 pickers for 10 days which means
front of his house on Elliott street,
will be done when all restrictions Treasure Island.
there will be from 400 to 500 cran
issued the “no sprinkling” edict.
across from the court house. When
are removed. There has been con
berry pickers at work on the 25 or
Mr. and Mrs. Allan A. Hall are re
complied the Title Guarantee A
more acres of bogs there are in the moving from Coquille tomorrow and siderable building adjacent to the
Abstract Co. will move there from
I town, stretching as far to the east as
the first of next week he will resume i
its present location in the First
The harvest should be a good one the practice of law in Marshfield the top of Bear creek hill.
this year for all the older vines are where he will have an office in the
well loaded, and the price is very Hall building. He will be associated, as the 3 C’a could be secured to re
“Shorty” Martin tells of a most un
move all the evidence of that Sept 26,
Friends of the Geo. H. Chaney fam
though not in a partnership, with
Mr Webb said he had a letter from Duncan Douglas. Mr. and Mrs. Hall 1936 fire, the city would immediate ily are becoming a little uneasy since usual coincidence which occurred
an Idaho party which picked last came to Coquille in March, 1933, and ly become more attractive to the receipt of a telegram, in response to while he was fishing in the river at
year saying they would be down on in the past eighteen months have thousands of tourists and.those seek a wire from here, that the “Strumpet” Riverton last week.
With him was Sam Barber one of
their vacation trip again this year to made many warm friends here who ing new locations, who annually trav is not in port, as far as can be learned
Fishing on the Rogue was pretty
el the Coast highway through Ban at any point along the southern Cali the logging train crew, who lives
take part in the picking.
sincerely regret seeing them leave,
in Marshfield. An 8-pound Silver- good this week, On Monday 38 were
but Mr. Hall believes there is a bet
Last Saturday evening Mr. Chaney side struck Shorty's lure and when taken from boats over one wharf at
TRAVEL PICTURE AT PIONEER ter opportunity to practice his pro
his family on board in port at he pulled it into the boat there was Gold Beach, with no count at the
Travel pictures will be shown in fession on the Bay.
Newport and went up to San Fran a spinner with leader attached in other docks.
Pioneer Methodist church Tuesday
♦ Yesterday a sou’ wester came up
bedded in the fish's jaw.
cisco to get their car.
evening, Oct. 3, at 7:30, by Mrs.
Mr Barber looked at the piece of in the middle of the morning and
The storm which came up last week
Vivalene Jackman, who is well known
end and played havoc with shipping metal with three hooks attached and stopped fishing but not until Mrs.
here in Coquille Mrs. Jackman has
Kenneth Staninger had hooked a $8
Gross W. Wood, son of Mr. and Mrs. along the coast there is the cause exclaimed:
just returned from Palestine and
pound chinook and Mrs Paul Mc-
“That’s my spinner.” ■
O. L. Wood, of this city, and Miss for worry, and especially since their
Europe where she was touring for
In a bottle in the Greene & Jenson Esther Mailloux, daughter of Mr. and boat cannot be located at any port
"Do you ever fish? How could it Elwain a good sized one.
| Lloyd Claver and Orville Wood
several months, and is bringing a display window this week has been Mrs. Henry Mailloux. of Empire from San Diego north to Newport.
be yours ” asked Shorty.
splendid collection of natural color a specimen of the spider family, a were married by Justice G. N. Bolt
"I don’t, but my boy has been fish gave up when the blow started and
pictures which will -be of unusual in scorpion which measures over three at his home in Marshfield last Thurs
ing offshore,” replied the railroad came home. The former said the
Three Divorces Granted
tersat at this particular time.
inches from tip to tip. While the day evening.
man< and went on to tell how he had waves were rolling four or five feet
In addition to interesting scenes scorpion’s sting is seldom fatal to
Witnesses were the bride’s sister
Jqdge Brand granted three di- made the spinner and attached the high inside the jaws.
from many of the 22 countries visit man it would not be pleasant to find and her husband. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry vorces in circuit court here last Fri rlMkA '■
ed. she will show something of the one in the bed as did Jim Mullen, I^rson who had themselves been day,
There is nothing unusual in catch
plaintiffs ln the follow-
Zionist work in Palestine, and also a miner on Sixes river, who captured married only four days previously, j ing cases:
ing a fish that has broken some one
Ethe] M><. HudSOSl V». Edwin C. else’s line, “the big one that got Mary Frances Bayne, clerk in the
some results of the Jewish-Arab con this one after he had shaken it out
is the --------
flict raging there. An opportunity from the bed clothes. Nor are scor Gross' Photos. Coquille’s photograph Hudson.
■way," but that the one who made office intend leaving early Saturday
will be given for questions from the pions usually found this far north, studio, and previous to her marriage
June Larsson vs. Geo. Larrson. the spinner should be present when it morning for Corvallis to attend the
audience at the dam of the lecture. they are much more common in the Mrs. Wood was enployed at Mel’s
Holgren vs. N. E. Hoi- was recovered, after it had been lost annual convention of the Oregon As
There will be no
ia most unusual.
iaociatlon of collectors.
confectionery in Marshfield.
Postponed A Week
Flight For Ladies
Courses In Speech
Poultry Team At
Mrs. Lottie Miller
3 Years Since
Visit Both Fairs
J. E. Axtell Is
A. A. Halls To
Move To Marshfield
For The Chaneys
Fishing Is On
At The Rogue
It Is An Ugly