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About The Coquille Valley sentinel. (Coquille, Coos County, Or.) 1921-2003 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 28, 1939)
----- THB COQUILLE VALLEY SENTINEL. CORtHLU, OBBGÔN. THUBBDAY, 8EPTEMBEB 38. IM»
Fishing, Hunting Lures Lans Leneve
In Utah. Odgen Sleepy and Tough
_ Writing from their present home W®—--------------------------------------
Ogden, Utah. Mr. and Mrs. Lans
of the city officials—the city judge,
Leneve send greetings to their many
who paid us a friendly call to wel
friends in Coquille and Coos county
come us as residents of Odgen.
and Lans also sends a letter to the
We have been invited on fishing
Sentinel telling of experiences, im
trips over into Wyoming. I have
pressions and observations in that standing invitations to hunt* ducks
state which next to Nevada is with several different parties and an
probably the most sparsely settled invitation to go on a deer hunt with
commonwealth in the union:
one of the leading attorneys and the
Editor The Sentinel:
owner of one of Ogden's largest sport
I note by a recent edition of The ing goods stores. We also have stand
Sentinel a letter of mine addressed ing invitations from a pouplar yacht
to The Harbor, republished.
I was not aware of the fact that
Although we have an abundance of
such communications would prove of peaches, plums and grapes In our own
interest to you, but now that I have yard, the neighbors insist upon us
discovered that such is the case, I sharing their fruit and garden vege
will dash you off some high lights con tables with them.
cerning this spot of the globe and you
Thought you might be interested
may use all, or part of same which
in Odgen’s water supply. Eight miles
may appeal to you.
east of the city there are huge artes
Of course, the European war holds
ian wells. These wells are sealed
the limelight here at present and for
over with concrete and the water
the first week we were awakened at
piped to the city from them. A huge
all hours of the night by the news
lake has formed over the wells and
boys shouting “extra" throughout the
has been planted with trout, herring,
carp and chubs and it produces won
In some respects this city, with a derful fishing. My wife and I have
population of 50,000 is extremely citi caught over 206 pounds of fish from
fied. But in other respects it is sadly this lake, taking as high as 58 pounds
lacking. It reminds one of a huge at a catch; some of the fish weighing
old country village, lacking the mad as high as 10 pounds. As there are
dash and scramble that is so apparent lots of people who do not indulge in
in cities in other parts of the country. fishing in our block we have had no
People move more slowly upon the trouble in disposing of them, giving
streets, the business houses are not them away by the dozens.
marked with the pep that is displayed
This 4s one of the greatest duck
in such cities as Portland, Eugene,
counties on earth. The ducks hatch
Seattle, ’Frisco, Oakland, and yes. I’ll
here by the millions and there is one
go even further and include Coquille,
stretch of marshlands set aside as a
Marshfield and North Bend in the public shooting grounds that com
prises 65,000 acres. It is estimated
In many respects little old Coos that there are five million ducks there
county is far ahead of Utah. But at the present time. Just an estimate.
there is one thing I can state and that No one actually counted them, as
is the fact that the people here are those “wizards" of the Bilogical Sur
composed of the most friendly sort
vey do down in Oregon.
that it has ever been my good fortune
There are thousands of Chinese
to meet up with. It is just a big, Pheasants here and Bob White quail.
homey, friendly place, with a nod and There is a ten day season on buck
a smile for a stranger always ap deer and many districts you are al i
lowed both a doe and a buck—one
One of our first visitors was one
day allowed to get the doe in, just
one day prior to the opening of the
The attorney who invited me on the
deer hunt says that on the range
where we are to hunt that there are
a least 2,000 bucks and it is not a
large range at that.
A game warden informed me that
on the opening day last season that
he and a party of nine were gone just
an hour from his house and all bagged
the limit of deer and that he killed
his from a herd of 45 big bucks. There
are thousands and thousands of hun
ters; especially the first dgy of the
season. Every season opens on a Sun
To give you an idea of the nimrods
in this county: the first day of fish
ing season an official count tabulated
45,000 automobiles entering Logan
Canyon near here, in pursuit of fish.
And to think of it—I used to think
there were lots of anglers in Coos
county on opening day!
This is a beautiful city. Fine pub
lic buildings, well kept lawns, beauti
ful public parks and swimming pools.
And in this beautiful setting there
flourishes one of the toughest streets
in the whole United States—25th
street. This street is a regular Bar
bary Coast; full of dives of all sorts
and just plenty tough. A couple of
and buy wisely, consult the Shopping
Guide and Sentinel first. This week
six grocery stores and three meat
markets are offering suggestions and
By studying habits and buying, prices for making your food budget
Sam Nosier, owner of Nosier Grocery, economical and still the moat satis
keeps pace with the public trend. factorily?
Some time ago, he initiated a method
of selling every item in his store for
10 per cent above cost on a cash
The next meeting of the Coquille
basis only. This method has been Woman's club will be Tuesday after
so successful that he now feels it noon, Oct. 10 in the Guild hall.
necessary to sell his merchandise
AU past members are urged to pay
through the columns of the Sentinel their dues before this meeting so
with a weekly ad concentrated upon their names can be included in the
some particular theme.
year book which wUl be issued short
To accommodate Mr. Nosier and ly. Members may pay their dues to
other grocers of the city, the Sentinel Mrs. Lee Hand or Mrs. E. E. Leslie or
has purchased a new advertising pro phone the membership chairman,
pram, add display, which promotes Mrs. F. C. McNelly at the County
and stimulates the sale of grocery Farm. Each member is urged to
items for the grocer. This service is bring a prospective member to the
offered without charge to patrons of next meeting.
the Sentinel and enables them to pre
The Coos County club meeting wUl
sent a scientific and planned cam be held the week following the regu
paign of grocery advertising to the lar meeting .
public each week. If you are in
doubt about what to buy, or where to
A. L. Hooten, electrical contractor
buy your food needs, scan the col-
ums of the Sentinel and the Shopping and dealer, 374 Second St, Coquille.
Guide. Coquille merchants are of Complete stock of wiring supplies.
Box and Pie Social, Sept. 30, in fering more specials and a more com
Machon Hall, at 8 p. m. The Ladies plete suggestive line of goods than
Dr. C. G. Stem, chiropractic physi
Auxiliary No. 23, I. W. A.. Public ever before.
cian, foot correctionlst, electric ther
When you want to shop for food apist 202 Moulton St., phone 88J. tf
weeks ago there were three killings
there in three days.
To look it over it appears a sleepy,
alow moving affair, but hell lurks in
every shadow nook and alley and one
needs a bodyguard to venture into
it during the night hours. The riff-,
raff of the city has collected there.
All nationalities are represented,
Mexicans, Negroes, Greeks, etc. Hop
heads run amuck, knives flash and
guns roar at pretty regular intervals.
All in all, it is a pretty good place to
stay away from.
If things go as we plan, we expect
to return to Coos next spring for the
summer, as we have no desire to go
through another Session with the heat
here such as we have experienced
, We are enjoying ourselves at the
Townsend meetings here and are ser
ving on several committees at the
present time and also had the honor
of addressing the club here last week.
Well, this is all for the present, so
will close with kindest personal re
gards and best wishes.
Till» Pre-lnvtntory Sale at Safa*
way caa mean extraordinary
i«f s for your family tf you
wilLmak« the moat of IL At this
year Safeway “Cleans
• • • make» room for winter
and holiday merchandise... and
thb means you caa buy lots of
Hems at substantially reduced
prices... now... during Pre-hi-
tentory Selel Stock up and Sevel
SEPTEMBER 29-30 - OCTOBER 1st, Coquille, Oregon
OREGON FINE GRANULATED
100 LB. BAG
mlLIl 6 TALL CÄNS
DRIFTED SNOW_____ 01,72
SPERRY’S Ne. 10 BAG
Sleepy Hs U e w , 2« os. Tta ’29c
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TOBACCO—0«0* Washington—Lb. Can...... 53c
SWIFTS LARD—1 Lb. Pkg.
SWEET PICKLES—No 10 can
TEA—Canterbury Blk.—H Lb........ .
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FIGO—Lb. Pkg------ ------------
PICKLED ONIONS—3 <“ J‘r---------
Peppers 3 3 LBS
Grapes 4LB 3S T ...................
1 Can-2 Cans
FIGS—Libby« No. 1 Can___ _______
5 LB. CAN
0 LB. BAG ...................
LIFEBUOY SOAP ,Dw 17c
SWANSDOWN u m 22c
CORN FLAKES ’
SUPURB SOAP u m
Airway Coffee—3 lbs
TOMATO JUICE— No. 2 C.n-3 Cans.
GRAPEFRUIT—N®. 2 Can...
GRAPEFRUIT JUICE- no . 2 can
BEEF ROAST ’^“r.12!àc
ZEE TISSUE—4 Ro“*
BORAX SOAP CHIPS— l * **
MAZÓLA OIL—0e cm
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