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The Coquille Valley Sentinel
VOL. XXXV, NO. 39
Dr. R. H. Mast
COQUILLE, COOS COUNTY, ORE.
50 Participated In
In all ways except that of
caught the Lions club annual
derby, held up the river last Sun
day was a complete success. The
dinner, prepared and served on the
river bank at the Gerlach place by
Lyle Goodwin left nothing to be
desired on that score; the day was
a perfect one, and there were 12 or
13 boats, each holding from two to
six fishermen, which plied up and
down the river from 8 a. m. until
5:30 p. m.
Coast To Coast
RSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1939
Season, Oct. 15-31
Be Here Tuesday
In view of the fact that the Attor-
“Coast To Coast," the thrilling , ney-General has ruled that Section
comedy drama sponsored by the Jun , 39-108, O. C. 1935 Supplement un-
ior Chamber of Commerce will be , der which the Game Commission has
presented at the Community building acted in setting hunting seasons and
Thursday and Friday evening, Oct bag limits, is superseded by Chapter
250, Oregon Laws 1939, which pro
19 and 20, of next week.
The cast is working faithfully and vides that the Game Commission can
plan* to give p performance of abili not change open seasons set by the
egislature, the Game Commission has
ty and enjoyment.
Madam Hycenia, the singing teach, conferred regarding the matter and
er, who has sung before crowned «^ounces the following open sea
heads of Europe, is portrayed by 8008 whlc^ *<iU prevail for upland
game birds in Coos and Jackson
Don Palmer played by Spenny Bounties:
dam . Chinese Pheasants, Oct. 15 to 31.
Ross, studies singing with Madam
I limit—Four pheasants in any one
Hycenia, and is in love with J<
. and not more than eight in any
Alberta Brandon is Jean Bosworth, •even consecutive days, but not more
owner of the Bosworth music store. than one female pheasant in any
Don Farr changes his genial dis •even consecutive days.
Valley and Bobwhite Quail, Oct.
position and pleasant personality for
the two nights of the show and acts
to 31- Bag limit, 10 such birds in
the part of an old miser holding a Buy consecutive days.
ort gage on Jean Bosworth ’ s store. _ t
C. of C. Members
The latest report from Portland is
that there will be 27 on the Portland
Chamber of Commerce caravan due
to arrive in Coquille before hoon
Death Occurred Early
Found 80 Pickers Harvesting
Sunday Morning At
The Coquille Hotel dining room had
This Year's Crop. Mr. Webb
been engaged by the Woman’s club
Congress Hotel In Portland
Now Has Six Bogs
several months ago for that date and
The death of Dr. R. Harrison Mast
A dozen members of the Chamber
Lafe Compton has made arrange
at Portland last Sunday morning was
ments for the Coquille C. of C. former of Commerce board of directors and
as stunning a shock to his hundreds
meeting Tuesday noon to be held in the secretary, Mrs. J. E. Norton, drove
of friends throughout Coos county
the I. O, O. F. dining room where the to Bandon Tuesday noon and enjoyed
and here in Coquille where he grew
Portland visitors will be entertained. an out-of-door luncheon at the E. D.
to manhood as it was in Myrtle Point
Marshal Dana, associate editor of Webb cranberry bog, three miles
Lloyd Gpegg won first prize with
where his services as physician and
the Oregon Journal, and Paul T. southeast of Bandon. A very fine
a 7-pounder, Elton Schroeder took
surgeon have been deemed in
Shaw, president of the Shaw Surgical lunch was taken down by Lafe Comp
second with a slightly smaller sal
dispensable for many years.
Co., will do the speech making for ton from the hotel here. He was
mon and a few jack salmon and trout
It will never be known whether
assisted in serving it by Mrs. Norton
the visitors. *•
were caught, the total being just
the fall from the eighth floor window short of a dozen.
All local C. of C. members, as well and Miss Winifred Stone.
of the Congress Hotel caused his
It was a perfect day on the glades
as anyone else interested, are urged
The water was dirty that day,
death of whether a fatal heart at
and the visitors had a fine opportuni
tack caused him to pitch through the probably due to a dam splashing
ty to watch the 80 pickers—male and
window, He had been told of his above, and reports the next day were
female—who are gathering this year's
heart condition some time ago by that, the North Fork was so full of
check on the attendance and anyone crop. Mr. Webb says it will not run
expecting to attend to requested to as large as the 3000 box production
Mrs. Mast who was asleep at the have been scooped out with a pitch
notify Mr. Compton or Mrs. J. E. a year ago.
Y am «
D• «•. youM
time, about 5 a. m., did not know of fork accounts for the Lions and guests’
He has six bogs now, five of them
secretary of the chamber,
his disappearance until wakened and failure to land more than two. No
production with a total of seven
much in love with Pete, is enacted
informed by the hotel attendants who fishing was done as far up stream'
and one-half acres. There are-sev
heard the body strike the marquee as Norway, and other fishermen who
eral more spots on the land he owns
Bishop B. D. Dagwell, of the diocese
went down river reported the same
The part of Pete, who is a real
where he expects eventually to have
paucity of salmon.
friend of Don’s, and much ] pursued M Oregon, Rev. Lansing Kempton,
They had gone up. for the football
wetor of Trinity Episcopal church,
One of the most embarrasing move by Trixie, is taken by Tracy .Leach,
The pickers harvest from five to
game Saturday and that evening had
Jack Skinner, a shrewd fellow, Rev. Lew B. Keiter, vicar of All-
eleven or twelve boxes a day, but the
entertained friends in their room, and ments of the day was witnessed by
who is promoting a “Coast To Coast" Raints church, and Judge J. Hunt,
Dr. James Richmond returned early box in which they pick holds only
possibly because of a suffocating only a few of the derby participants.
amateur contest, is taken by none Hendrickson, Chancellor of the Tuesday morning from Loe Angeles half what the box in which the ber
sensation Dr. Mast had gone to the A swimming match had been proposed
other than “Professor” Wayne Smith. diocese, all of Portland, were present where he and Mrs. Richmond were ries are packed holds.
window, which is low and of the and four of the fishermen removed I
Jack’s “Buddy’ and a good one is at the deanery meeting for the south called last Monday by the very ser
The bogs are laid off in lanes, about
casement type, and fell to his death.
west Oregon Episcopal churches, held ious illness of their son, Jim. The
played by Carl Alpine.
36 inches wide, with string sidelines
The body was brought to Myrtle A medical gentlemen waited until the
Sampson, the negro porter, who in the Parish House Of St. James’ doctor says Jim has shown some im indicating the strip for a picker to
Point where funeral services were other three, had dived-and come up
performs the trick of’getting rid of Episcopal church here Tuesday eve provement every day for the past work. To avoid mashing the berries
held at 2 p. m. yesterday at the before he jumped in, and then he
the “dog” in the suit case, is acted ning, following a dinner at 6:30.
week but that he is still in a critical the string is put in place by means
Schroeder Bros. Mortuaries, Rev. won the race.
All four of the Portland gentle condition. As soon as it is safe for
The embarrasing part, however, by Del Donaldson.
of reels, one on either side, just be
Geo. R. Turney officiating.
Percival Snell the genius nephew men gave very fine talks and that of him to travel Mrs. Richmond will fore picking starts.
Masonic services were also held at was that one of the swimmers climbed
Mr. Kempton’s is referred to by one come home with him. Dr. Richmond
of Titus Pennyback, is Bill Booth.
It is a back breaking job, requir
the Coquille Masonic cemetery where into another boat than the one where
Lizzie Lullerlittle, the barefoot ot his auditors as the best address says that it is the only “massive” ing the picker to either kneel or sit
interment took place. With Arthur
country girl, who does dancing, sing she had ever heard. He is witty and case of pneumonia he has ever seen, an the ground, but one woman, Mrs.
Olson of Marshfield giving the bur wait half an hour at the Smith dock
ing and stuff, is enacted by Estelle forceful, eloquent and interesting, one lung being entirely affected and Mecum, has been picking cranber
ial address, Chadwick Lodge, of which
and all who heard him are united the other (wo-thirds.
ries in the Bandon section for nearly
the doctor was a member, conducted
in acclaiming him as a splendid
half a century.
Colonel Rowes, the announcer is
As the boxes are filled they are
better known to you as Dave Rack-
Dr. Mast was born in Portland,
91 ■ Rev. Geo. R. Tumey, of Coquille,
loaded on wheelbarrows and Carried
July 24, 1895, the son of Mr. and Mrs.
was chosen as the new dean for the
to the storehouse where the grading
Besides the play there will
R. H. Mast, of this city. He attended
hich includes the southwest
machine is located and after the har
the Coquille public schools, was a
ty cïffl^uTto th^eXmiÄf of the ev.
vesting is over the berries ara sorted
graduate of Coquille High nearly a mixed up in the Curry county,____
be the scene of the Masters and War. by ths machine. As they come out
quarter of a century ago, and was a rustling case a few months ago will nings program.
There were 84 who sat down to the
Coquille and the entire community dinner and that number was in dens District No. 12 meeting this on an endless canvas three girts pick
foremost athlete in basket and foot have to stand trial for a secord time,
evening, Thursday, October 12.
out the green ones which may have
ball, “Bucky’ was the nickname he the jury which heard the case against is urged to support a worthy cause creased for the evening session.
gone through the machine. The small
enjoyed at that time.
At the afternoon meeting of the
He then attended the U. of O. Medi They were dismissed at 12 o’clock last attending this home talent amateur diocesan auxiliary, which was also fer the master’s degree upon a candi berries drop out before they reach
date from Brigham lodge of Powers. the canvas.
cal School, graduating in 1924. He Wednesday night.
largely attended the ladles present
Ray McNair, district deputy grand
Mr. Webb stated that there are
began the practice of his profession
See “Coast To Coast."
According to Young he was em
from Portland were Mrs. Robert
master, will make an official visita about 60 acres of cranberry bogs in
in Myrtle Point, purchasing the frame ployed simply as a cowhand and was
Ameson, Mrs. Bowman, Mrs. Gabrill
tion at this time and will present 50 production in the Bandon district.
hospital building there and later re not at the ranch when the stock was Salesmen Declare
and Mias Chase.
year service pin to K. H. Hansen of Other bogs there are the Morrison,
placing it with one of the moat mod- originally brought in.
1M0 Chev A Beauty
Kranick, Fish, Baker, Pullen, Lang
em fire-proof hospital buildings in
Mrs. Garner, owner of the ranch,
The Southwestern Motors, mana-
There are three other 50-year lois, Davis, Bean 8c Randleman, and
and Loren Kerr are the two who
ger and sales force—Cliff Gulseth,
members of masonry in the Myrtle others whose names were not given
Dr. Mast is •urvived by a son, should be convicted if, as is generally Chas. Briggs, Iris Elrod, B. Jacobson, a
lodge and they will take part in the this reporter.
Reuben Harrison Mast III, born to suspected, the cattle were stolen from V. C. Richardson, Geo. McClellan,
Those going from here Tuesday for
his first wife, nee Verna Phillips to the Dement range.
Next week’s picture at the Roxy
Jack Dooley and Stan Sherwood—
the C. of C. dinner and visit were H.
Connected with the cases are the
whom he was-married in 1915.
returned Tuesday night from Port Theatre, “Beau Geste’ which opens
L. Claterbos, J. A. Lamb, J. E. Nor
Following his service in the army suits filed recently by Berl LeRoy
land where they previewed the 1940 for a four day run on Oct. 18, is being
ton. J. L. Smith, C C Farr, Don Gil
during the World war. Dr. Mast was Hewitt and Gerald Le Roy Edwards, Chevrolet which will be on display sponsored by the Coquille American
lespie, O. L. Wood, Lanis Bosworth,
married to' Miss Hildamae Hoffman both minors, who were arrested at for the first time on Saturday of this Legion which has 500 tickets to sell,
R L. Stewart, D. E. Rackleff, J. E.
in Portland in 1926. A daughter, the time the cattle were found at week. One of the salesmen who has and the picture has been so highly
At the Court of Honor held in the Axtell, Lafe Compton add H A.
Donna Louise, was bom to them the Garner ranch and a few days later made a record in Buick sales says publicised that every one will want to
city hall last evening Jo Don Estes Young.
released as not being implicated in
July 15, 1933.
the 1940 Chev is the most beautiful see it.
advanced to the highest rank in
Beside his wife and children and the theft. The fact that each is sue-
“Beau Geste,” is a roaring lusty tale
car he has ever seen.
scouting, that of an Eagle Scout, Geo.
parents. Dr. Mast is survived by one ing for $25,000 for false arrest makes
of the indomnitable gallantry of three
Holbrook was advanced to a Star
sister, Mrs. Lets Leslie, of Coquille, it look as though they might be con-
It tells how the
and many other relatives in Coos nected in some material way with MuraCrei* DlCS
Geste brothers—Beau, John and Dig
There was a large attendance of
county, descendants of the pioneer the other defendants in the cases
by join the French Foreign Legion to
The Coquille Red Devils play un
parents, relatives and friends beside
A brother, James,, which arc being tried at Gold Beach.
•vert having the finger of suspicion
the lights at Roseburg tomorrow
The second hung jury was dis
passed away a few years ago.
point at any of them as guilty of the
A double murder occurred on a
ance which was presided over by H. (Friday) night, meeting the Indians
The sympathy of everyone who missed at 1 a. m. Sunday. They had
theft of a valuable sapphire, the “Blue
knows them goes out in the fullest been hearing the evidence against ranch eight miles up Sixes river from Water,” from their guardian. In the A. Slack as judge, Robert Nelson, in a non-conference game. Many
secretary, and Roy Morley, scout football fans of the older ardent sup
measure to his bereaved parents, his Loren Kerr, of Vancouver, Wash.
legion, there is desperate conflict be master.
porters of the team are planning to
wife, children and sister in their
tween the brothers and a mad brutal
victims and the murderer also shot
Five sea scouts—Doo Wheaton, Dsn go out for the game as are also many
B. P. W. Rummage Sale
sergeant, "Markoff, played by Brian
St their 13 year old son, but failed in
Hurlbutt, Darrell Finley, Wayne of the students.
To Be Held Next Week
Don levy, who, suspecting that one of
and Chas. Mulkey were ad
The Leader Launched Sunday
the brothers has the gem in his pos
The Coquille B. & P. W. club is son. but failed in that attempt.
vanced to the rank of ordinary sea Gen. Fund Warrants Called
session, determines to get it for him
The Leader, a twenty-foot pleasure advertising a rummage sale to be
A few moments later the fiend,
County Treasurer Stauff made a
boat, owned by Mr. and Mrs. Elmer held in the Shelley building, comer Chauncey Baumgardner, a retired self. s'
Advanced to the rank of first class call yesterday for $40,388.08 of county
Th/ picture reaches high peaks of
E. Innesa of Coquille was launched First and Hall streets, on Thursday. Los Angeles police officer, dropped
scouts were Raymond Norris, Sam general fund warrants issued in
in the Coquille river last Sunday af Friday and Saturday of next week. dead It was reported first that he adventure when Markoff, having Kramer, Marion Denzer, Ralph Dun- October, November and December,
chosen only Beau and John for duty
ternoon at three o’clock.
Oct. 19, 20, 21. They have secured had -ommitted suicide, but later in
canson, Donald Boone and Edward 1938. The amount of interest to be
Mr. Inness purchased the boat re a splendid assortment of dresses, vestigations by the state police at an isolated desert fort, Fort Zin- Stevenson, while James Howe be paid on them is approximately $2$00.
cently from C. S. Briggs.
garments and other articles for the proved that he had suffered a heart
came a second class scout
Mr. Stauff says that there still re
the men to mutiny with his savage
Friends attending were:
Merit bade awards were to Jo mains $6,003.42 of general fund war
Chase ot Springfield, Oregon; Lin
Don Estes 2, George Holbrook 2, rants previously called which have
The Nicksons were tenants on the
ranch which Baungardner was buy--
to shoot the leaders of the Harold Norris 4, Earl Benham
Swain of Roseburg; Mary Frances
mutineers are interrupted by an at Wade Cowan 2, John Saylor 1, Jack not been presented for payment.
Bayne. Bill and Arley Knife, Ed and
>ng and trouble between the two fam
tack by a wild desert tribe, the
Bill Wagner, Mr. Johnson and Mr.
ilies had become acute.
“Touaregs." As the Legionnaires
and Mrs. Elmer Inness, all of Co
are killed in successive attacks, Mark
Mrs. Martha Jane Bennett, wife of Our Apologies To
off props their bodies in the fort's em
j ßenne« of the Dora district, who Coquille
B. A P. W.
brasures to create the Impression that
from an lncurable di.j.
of Coquille accompanied by friends
Names are not available this
is still well-manned. A violent cli
who were 1 fishing
--------- - in the Coquille sease at a local hospital on Tuesday.
w H haj a
and . haif max is reached when Beau is fatally
morning of the inmates in the county
river assisted with the launching of, was buried in the Dora cemetery this
- — wounded, and John plunges a bay
jail in whose bed hacksaws were re
article, prepared by its members
cently found after an attempt had
< *nd 8ivin8 «n historical resume of onet through Markoffs chest as the
at the church
been made to saw the bars on the
------- — by Rev. W S.
’ the club’s activities, in type. Due to latter tries to search Beau for the
BELLE KNIFE HOSPITAL
third floor Coos county bsstile. The
. _ .. .__ _ . fthe unexpected arrival of a large ad JCTRfCa.
She was bom in Oshkosh, Wis, Oct vertisement the publication of the
break was not accomplished.
A six and one-half pound baby boy
The ultimate fate ot the brothers
was born last Sunday to Mr. and Mrs. 27, 1861, and was 77 years, 11 months article was necessarily postponed un Geste and of the jewel is explained in
and 17 days of age. She and Mr. til next week. , .
John Zanders of Coquille.
an exciting flashback in which Digby
R. J. Oden entered the hospital last Bennett came to Coos county from
Friday for treatment for an injured
New Office Head
Gary Cooper, Ray Milland and
Beside Mr. Bennett she is survived
back, and E. E. Watkins entered yes
Robert Preston are starred as the
terday for treatment.
three brothers in “Beau Geste.”
Don Auer, of this city underwent a Mrs. Olive Hickok of Coquille, Mrs. duties in the office of Dr. James
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major operation this morning.
Remember the B. A P. W. club’s
Dismissals have been Mrs. Mulvi Mrs. Kitty Shields, of Detroit, Mich., cording to announcement. She re
hill on Tuesday ot this week and Flora Paul Bennett of Detroit, Harry of places Marie Keeley, who resigned Rummage Sale in Shelley Bldg, Oct
“*** " recently.
New York City and Ted of Coquille,
J 1% 20, 11.
Ellen Wise Friday of last.
[Visitors Here For
Hung Jury For
At Myrtle Point
Jo Don Estes,
Red Devils To
Play Under Lights
Mrs. I. J. Bennett