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About The Coquille Valley sentinel. (Coquille, Coos County, Or.) 1921-2003 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 28, 1939)
COQUILL1 VALUT 6BNTINBL. COQUILLE. ORBOON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER m . im
initiated into its order, Mrs. Dora
All those having birthdays in Sep
tember, were extended birthday
Erickson, Nella Cotton, Edna Bates,
Dora Morris, Ed Gillespie, Harry
Rosa, E. M. Kay.
At the close of the business meet-
ing, the Three Links Sewing club
sponsored a fish pond, which was en
joyed by all. After which all ad
journed to the dining room where de
licious refreshments, including birth
day cakes, were served.
TWENTY YEARS AGO
Due To Coverage
Taken From The Sentinel of Oct
Entered at the Coquille POetoffice as
Second Class Mall Matter.
Washington, D. C., September 28.
They’re scaring people around here
unnecessarily. Gates to the White
House have been clanged shut and
armed policemen stand there to shoo
the throng of tourists away. Here
tofore tourists could enter and wan
der around the grounds, feeding pea
nuts to the gray squirrels. That’s out
now. The famed East .room ot the
White House, visited by several
thousand tourists daily, is barred.
Ropes and barricades are in the
corridors of the sprawling capitol
building to curb visitors. Even mem
bers of congress have had to indentify
themselves to young law students who
compose the capitol police. Last year
these youths were unarmed; they
were so green that it was not con
sidered safe for them to carry weap
ons. They have been rearmed.
Guards at the doors of public build
ings give the double-O to every man
or woman entering the place. The
policeman watching the faded Con
stitution and Declaration turns gim
let eyes on visitors scanning the docu
ments as though he expected someone
to steal the papers and ruin the
country by leaving it minus the Con
Knots of women wander through
senate and house office buildings
carrying small American flags and
banners with the legend “Keep us
out of war." If the group of women
is too large, the police break them up
and order them to stop screaming.
business is successor to Geo. Goodrun
and is represented here by Fred
Slagle has leased the Machon store
A. Rupert, head of a large north
room adjoining the Liberty theatre.
west canning company, visited Co
quille this week and promised defi
A fire broke out in the home of
nite action toward the construction
Mrs. Mary Goodman near the
of a cannery here this fall. The plant
Academy which was not extinguished
will handle vegetable canning but
until nearly »500 worth of damage
will be converted into a berry and
had been done.
jam cannery as soon as loganberry
crops soon to be planted can be har
O. C. Harry of Brewster Valley is
vested next year.
moving io Coquille this week, having
purchased a ranch just below the
Fred Nosier has sold his home north
town on the river.
of the Academy to E. C. Church and
will now live in the big Rio Vista
A. L. Simpson of the Coquille laun
dairy ranch of George P. Laird near
dry returned last Friday from a trip
to the state fair at Salem arid his old
The voters of the school district home at Albany.
He is an American.
He hears an airplane overhead, and
if he looks up at all does so in curi
passed by a majority of 4-1 the »50,-
osity, neither in fear nor in the hope
000 bond issue to finance the con
of seeing a protector.
struction of a new high school build
His wife goes marketing, and her
ing in the north end of town.
purchases are limited by her needs,
her tastes, her budget, but not by
John E. Ross and L. L. Turner of
Portland have bought the interest of
He comes home of an evening
R. H. Mast and F. E. McKenna in
through streets which are well light
Farmers and Merchant Bank and
ed, not dimly in blue.
will now control this local institution.
He reads his newspaper and knows
that what it says is not concocted by
Dr. F. G. Bunch will open an office
a bureau, but an honest untrammeled
for dentistry in the Farmers & Mer
effort to present the truth.
chant bank building. The doctor has
He has never had a gas mask on.
been released from service over seas
He has never been in a bombproof
he was dentist for the 4th Ar
His military training, an R. O. T. C.
course in college, he took because it
John J. Bateman whose automobile
excused him from the gym course,
and it was not compulsory.
He belongs to such fraternal organi
zations and clubs as he wishes.
He adheres' to a political party to
Department of agriculture is try
the extent that he desires, the domi
ing to learn what the European war
nant one, if that be his choice, but
means to the hop industry, Oregon
with the distinct reservation that he
being the principal producer in the
may critizcize any at its policies with
United States. Hitler has curtailed
all the vigor which to him seems pro
hop production in Germany, using
per—any other as his convictions dic
the soil for food production. Poland’s
tate, even, if it be his decision, one
hop crop has, apparently been de
which holds that the theory of gov
In the midst of their deliberations stroyed. England intimates no hops
ernment of the country is wrong and
on neutrality, members of congress will be imported, and England has
should be scrapped.
He does not believe, if his party is from western states are finding time heretofore offered a market to the
out of power, that the only way in to express their doubt as to the wis hopmen of the Pacific Northwest and
which it can some into power is dom Of abrogating the trade treaty California. Incidentally, no German
with Japan, which has been mutually hops can be imported into the United
through a bloody revolution.
He converses with friends, even profitable since 1911. Department States unless they come in submarine
with chance acquaintances, express of commerce figures show that Japan merchant vessels, a scheme success
ing freely his opinion on any subject is the largest purchaser of Pacific fully undertaken with chemicals in
Northwest products and third largest the World war.
He does not expect his mall to be buyer of American exports. The Paci
President Roosevelt has approved
opened between posting and receipt, fic Northwest lumber industry will be
especially hard hit if and when trade a program to expand the acreage of
nor his telephone to be tapped.
He changes his place of dwelling, relations are finally severed, and al hairy vetch and winter pee seed in
and does not report so doing to the ready there is a movement afoot to Oregon and Washington and to make
bring about a reopening of negotia loans available next year on seed pro
He has not registered with the po tions looking to the drafting of a new duced in IMO. Basic loan rate will
treaty. It will tote-pointed out that be 7.25 cents a pound for hairy vetch
He carries an identification card Japan hus been careful to refrain and 3 cents a pound for peas, cleaned,
only in case he should be the victim from interfering with United States treated and bagged. Seed for the ex
interests in China, that she has been panded planting will be furnished un
of a traffic accident
He thinks of his neighbors across •progressively more important as an der the 1939 program for planting
international borders—of those to the outlet for American wheat and flour, acreage in excess of that planted for
north as though they were across a in addition to forest products, and harvest this year.
state line, rather than as foreigners— that the cultivation of amicable trade
Fireworks will come when the Dies
of those to the south more as strang relations with the Orient is essential
ers since they speak a language dif to the prosperity of the entire part committee investigating un-Ameri
can activities undertakes to place sev
ferent from his and with the know of the United States.
ledge that there are now matters of
difference between his government
and theirs, but of neither with an
expectancy of war.
He worships God in the fashion of
his choice, without let.
His children are with him in his
home, neither removed to a place of
greater safety, if young, nor, if older,
ordered ready to serve the State with
sacrifice of limb or life.
He has his problems, his troubles,
his uncertainties, but all others are
not overshadowed by the imminence
of battle and sudden death.
He should struggle to preserve his
Americanism witl^its priceless privi-
He is a fortunate man.
He is an American.
LIFE STOBT OF GARNER
A very interesting book is that
written by Marquis James, “Mr. Gar
ner of Texas,” which tells the story
of the vice president’s life. It is of
course a part of Mr. Gamer’s pro
gram in seeking the presidential
nomination next year on the demo
cratic Ucket, but it makes interesting
reading, even as a campaign docu
The vice president is John Nance
Gamer III, for both his father and
grandfather bore the same name as
That Mr. Gamer usually gets what
he diligently seeks was demonstrated
when he secured his first political
appointment, that of a judgeship in
Texas—by appointment. The person
who did the most campaigning against
the appointment was a pretty girl,
not yet a voter, and the newly named
judge did not meet her until after
the office was his. Yet within five
months they were married and she
has been a continuning source of help
to him ever since.
Mr. Gamer’s word is and always
has been as good as his bond, and the
democrats will make no mistake if
they name him as standard bearer in
Upswing in employment in the
Pacific Northwest, noted several
week ago, continues. Industries (ex
cluding building construction) in
Washington state, 1461 reporting, em
ployed 55,481 in August a five per
cent increase over July with a pay
roll of »1,503,905, an increase of 11
per cent In Oregon there were 830
establishments reporting to the de
partment of labor and these em
ployed 29,647 in August an increase
of 4.8 per cent with a payroll of »742,-
297, an increase of 14.2 per cent. Part
of the increase was due to the can
It is worthy of note, however, that
the payroll increase ot 14.2 per cent
in Oregon was the largest of any state
in the union, with California second
with 13.5 per cent increase, and West
Virginia with 13.6 per cent this lat
ter accounted for by thousands re
turning to the coal mines. Of the 48
states, Oregon, California, Washing
ton, West Virginia and Colorado were
double the increased payrolls of the
eral members of Congress on the wit
ness stand to ask them questions,
based on speeches they made on the
floor ... All sorts of freak inventions
guaranteed to “win the war” are
being urged on the government by
enthusiastic inventors ... A whisper
that someone swiped the plans for a
device to unscramble code messages,
making any secret code as plain as
Mr. and Mrs. Archie Walker and
Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Catton gave a
farewell party last Sunday for Mr.
and Mrs. C. L. Tuttle who are mov
ing to southern Oregon soon.
F. E. Schroeder was up here from
Humboldt county, California last
week to visit with his father, J. F.
Schroeder, but . he remained only
three days, however, coming and re
turning to the city Eureka.
Mrs. Bonnie Walker entertained the
Junior “500” club last Sunday at her
home on Knowlton Heights. Miss
Eva Schroeder and Mrs. V. L. Hamil
ton won high score, while Mrs. Chas.
Harlocker was consoled.
According to George Oerding, agent
for Continental Insurance company
in Coquille, this firm will soon be
selling life insurance policies with a
stipulated "war clause.”
The effect of this step would be a
protection against radical increase
of preium payment to males who
might be called to war and killed in
action. Under the plan of this com
pany, this risk will be cared for by
additional up charges to any one elgi-
ble for military service so that the
company could meet such an emer
Moat other nationally known life
insurance companies plan similar
steps in the near future. However,
all insurance will be issued on the
On Tuesday evening, September regular premium schedules until for
26, Mamie Rebekah Lodge No. 20, mal notification is received.
Sept 27—Jos. E. Moore of Myrtle
Point, and Faye C. Moore, Ft.
We have local made Cream-O’-Coos cottage cheese,
THE CHANGING SCENE
we now handle Kraft cream and country style
fresh at all times. Also for those who prefer it
The wind is singing an autumnal song
Across the fading Summer-dream,
And like some murmurous phantom
Is blending, unseen, in the chang
The listless clouds float drowsily by,
And cast their timely shadows
In rythmic vibrations, reflect the sky,
And earth, and turn a smoky brown.
While below the limitless, unfathr
Where the fragile web of hope is
All earth-clad life take an autumnal
And fade with time in the setting
—VELORUS CALL, Coquille.
We have a large selection of Knight’s goods, in
cluding pickles, mustard, catsup, relish, cocktail
sauce, Ger-kin-ets and tomato juice.
J . L.STEVENS
Chadwick Lodge No. 18
A. F. i A. M.
l/our Ideal Mealing Placed
Oct. 19, 7:36 K as.
A DAY IN BEER
Sept. 21—Tommy L. Richards, of
Port Orford, and Mary Adeline
Dooley, of Marshfield.
Sept. 25—Leonard D. Carlson, of
Lakeside, and Olive Grace Schuler,
Sept. 26—Gail Winniford, and Mary
Geddes, both of Wilbur, Ore.
Sept 26—Everett C. Laird, of
Marshfield, and Viola Sanders, of
Sept 27—Wm. W. Ogren, of Marsh
field, and Vienna Raukela, of Lake-
WAS CLAUSE TO BE
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