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About Coquille herald. (Coquille, Coos County, Or.) 1905-1917 | View Entire Issue (March 20, 1917)
T he C oquille H erald
VOL. 35, NO. 27
TO MAKE DEAL
COQUILLE, COOS COUNTY, OREGON, TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 1917.
PER YEAR $1.50
TWO BOYS MAKE
1 GOOD RECORD
H D SMOKER
IS OIK SUCCESS
MONEY IS WISELY EXPENDED
MEMBERS INDUSTRIAL CLUB
FAVORS PASSAGE OF BOND ACT
work will consist of re-shaping the
schools, the new course now rqns
crown and building to standard width
through the twelfth year. When this
at maximum 5 per cent grade.
law goes into effect, it will run through
It is not expected that it will be nec
the eleventh and twelfth years.
essary to re-locate this road materially,
A law was provided for establishing
although there are several low places
military training in the high schools of
which will be raised above high water.
the State subject to such direction, su
The largest item of expenditure will he
pervision and inspection as the Gover
about one mile this side of Myrtle
nor of the State may order and direct.
Point where the road is close to the Realize Big Returns From Credit
shall be given toward gradua
Stockholders of Creamery
at which point the road will
tion. The amount of such credit shall E. J. Adams Says Pledges of
On Tuesday the following report was December by Association railroad,
Listen to Conway and submitted
be determined by the State Board of State Are Sacred and
to the Myrtle Point Com
with an overhead crossing.
mercial Club by the committee on Con
Will be Kept
Project No. 4, Coquille to Bandon:
Provision was made for the recall of
school directors. There must first be
We, your committee appointed to in
widening and putting on permanent
filed with the clerk of the school dis
vestigate the possibilities of a Milk
trict, the petition of the legal voters of
Condensary in the vicinity of Myrtle
west of Coquille to Parkersburg, a dis
such district equal in number to 15 per
Point, respectfully submit the follow
tance of about twelve miles. The
number of children of
Give Mr. Conway Informa ing Let report:
width of this road depends on the cost Baker Sees in It Solution of school of age the
district. Not more Says Burden of Paying It Is
it be understood that this report County Throwing Safeguards of
the contract and available funds, and
tion Asked for
shall be recalled at
of your committee is confined to a
it may be necessary to make this road
one time and the recall election may be
radius of five miles distant from Myrtle
twenty feet wide instead of twenty-1
j held only at the time of the annual
At a meeting of the stockholders of 1st. In 1916, there was the product Mr. Charles Hall,
One hundred fourteen dollars in cash, school meeting. This applies only to “The present higeway commisson re
the Coquille Valley Creamery company of 3,000 cows manufactured by the five
At the time of the investigation by enough seed potates to plant one-half districts of the first class.
as sacred the promises made by
Coos County Good Roads As your
in the City hall Friday morning, called cheese factories, the product that was President
committee complete plans had not acre 0f ground, and a considerable Hereafter, the school districts shall gards
and we intend
for the purpose of considering the prop manufactured into butter not being in Marshfield, Oregon.
been made, although the preliminary , amount of stock food, is the returns j notify the county assessor and the to do all in our commission
survey had been finished and the topo- realized by IjBster and Arthur Haga, county clerk of the amount of money declared E. J. Adams in an keep
osition of consolidating the creamery cluded in this report.
with the Buttercup Dairy Products com 2nd. The estimated amount of milk ed last December pursuant to resolu graphy taken.
[ sons of W. J. Haga, of Parkersburg, I to be raiaed whenever the school dis fore the business men of Coquille held
pany, should that concern decide to lo manufactured
tricts make tax levies, instead of certi
into cheese by the five tion of the trustees of the Coos County
Ko-Keel Klub Saturday night.
cate their plant here, the directors of cheese factories daily was about 45,000 Good
Slough and North Slough road: This of ground which they planted to pota- fying to the rate per cent of tax levy, at He the
to explain that this mat
the company were authorized by the pounds; let it be understood, though, pose of investigating the plan of ex road will be improved for about nine toes last year.
j These notices shall be filed not later ter had come up at the first meeting of
miles and will connect at its northerly , Legter and Arthur Haga were 13 and than the first day of December of each the new commission and that they had
stockholders to meet with Mr. Conway that some of this milk Was brought to
of the Coos County bond end with the county road going to m years of age respectively at the i year.
and if possible to form a tentative the cheese factories from a greater penditure
unanimously to consider these as
agreement with him effecting the distance than the five miles in some moneys, and generally to investigate Lakeside. Draws, similar to the draw the time they undertook the task which A law was enacted outlining the pro voted
the road program in Coos county, would at Coal Bank Slough, are contemplated j they worked out as one of the Indus- cedure whereby any tax-levying body pledges of the state which would be
change; which agreement will then be cases.
at Haynes and Larson’s sloughs. The trial Club projects carried on by the may submit to the people the question kept.
put up to the stockholders for ratifica 3rd. We have found a suitable site submit its report as follows:
15, 1916 your commit survey work on this project has not Oregon Agricultural College. It in of levying a tax when the amount to Mr. Adams broached one of the sub
tion or rejection.
for such a factory, which has the ad tee On met December
at the court house in Coquille been completed and it is probable that cludes besides the following of instruc be raised is a larger amount than the jects upon which everyone present was
F. E. Conway, of Marshfield, who is vantages of both wagon and river
promoting the new proposition, was transportation, that can be purchased and there made an investigation of the with the f jnds for expenditure it will tions sent out by the college relative to amount limited by the Constitution. anxious to hear the views of the new
present, also T. P. Hanley, president of at about $400 per acre for one or three expenditure of the bond moneys m the be necessary to cut down the width of the actual work of raising the crop, This will apply in case the county court commission when he took up the mat
handling of the goad program of Coos the road to about 18 feet.
the new company, and John W. Motley, acres.
the making reports of progress at reg or the school hoard of a district finds it ter of the Myrtle Point- Roseburg road
formerly secretary of the Marshfield 4th. The ground on which the fac county. Your committee consulted Conclusion as to expenditure of bond ular intervals and preparing of an ex necessary to levy such ar. amount. and the Eugene-Coos Bay project. He
Chamber of Commerce.
Whenever the court deems it necessary spoke very plainly and made an open
tory would stand, if constructed on the with the county court and with the moneys: Your committee believes that hibit at the county fair.
After the purpose of the meeting had site investigated by your committee, county road master, and in a general the bond moneys of the county are be- Each of the boys worked separately to levy such a tax it shall certify to the rebuke upon those who had been oppos
been explained by F. E. McKenna, a would not require the building to be way went over the plans of the county ing wisely expended, and that thecoun- j and made their exhibits alone. Lester county clerk that such an iflerease is ing the Eugene road. It might be well
member of the Commercial Club com built on piling, for that reason the cost officials for expenditure of the proceeds ty is throwing every possible safeguard j raised the Beauty Hebron variety, his necessary, state the reasons therefor, to state here, however, that it has
mittee, on the condensary matter, Mr. of the piling has been eliminated by of the Coos county bonds; also your around the expenditure of these moneys. I exhibit taking first prize at the fair and the amount of such increase, in not never been the purpose of those most
committee investigated in some detail Individual members of your committee j winning an award of $4. Arthur plant- to exceed one hundred words. This de interested in good roads here to speak
Conway took the floor and went into your committee.
detail on his proposition, fie said that 5th. We find that the lumber would the manner in which the county road have heard considerable complaint over ed Pride of Multnomah potatoes and termination and certificate shall be anything but good of this road. It has
master was handling his office.
while they were there to consider the cost about $18.16 per M.
the county with reference to the ex- j won third prize with a $2 award. The made in less than 35 days before the simply been contended that the Myrtle
matter of taking over the creamery, 6th. We find that gravel and sand The county court has turned over to pense of the engineer, but if the costs j boys fed all the small potatoes to the first Tuesday after the first Monday in Point road should be constructed first.
they were not overly anxious to do so such as is on the South Fork of the Co- the State Highway the supervision of
on their father’s ranch: saved Novemher of any yi-.ti. The county “Gentlemen, such a course is not
and that it had been through the sug quille river, would cost about $1.50 per the expenditure of the bond moneys exceed 6 per cent of the expenditure, enough seed to plant one-half acre this clerk shall then issue orders and mail state-wide,” said Mr. Adams, “and I
gestion of the Commercial Club that cubic yard delivered.
and the state has complete charge of as now estimated, we believe that such year and sold potatoes for cash to the to the judges and clerks of election, hope that you will be able to take a
they were considering it at all.
notices of election, and the election | broader view of it. I will not be will
7th. As to water supply there are all that work. To carry out this work an amount will be reasonable. Of amount of $108.
“ We consider the good will of the two sources from which to draw, the in Coos county the State Highway De course, in all these matters, your com In speaking of the enterprise of the thus called shall be held on the said ing for work to be commenced upon the
farmers the most valuable asset which city and the river.
partment has appointed the road mas mittee is necessarily guided by the es two Haga boys County Superintendent date and in the same manner as other Myrtle Point road unless it is com
we can possibly have,” he continued, 8th. We find that wood three feet ter of Coos county as assistant state timate of the county officials, and it Baker pointed out the opportunity general elections. In school districts menced upon the other at the same
“and we are willing to do everything long can be delivered to the factory for engineer to represent the state in the these estimates are in error, then your which the Industrial club work pres the determination and certificate shall time.”
we can, provided it is consistent with $2.50 per cord.
supervision of the expenditure of the committee's report is not based upon ented to the boys and girls of this sec be made by the board of directors and
Adams is very much in favor of
sound business, to obtain that good 9th. We find that the insurance rate bond moneys. The State prepares all the proper premises. Only by the em tion. That there is actual money to be notices of election given by the school the Mr. bonding
bill which will come up in
on a D class structure would cost $3.25 plans and specifications and authorizes ployment of experts at a considerable made in the work was ably demon
June, for without it, he pointed out,
It was chiefly for this reason that and on a B class building would cost and audits all expenditures.
cost would your committee be able to strated by L'ester and Arthur when given and published for not less than tiie Commission will be able to do little.
they were willing to consider the con $1.75.
The costs of survey work up to the check the county estimates and arrive they produced potatoes to the value of twenty days prior to the date of the It is true, he Btated, that the money
solidating of interests. In outlining 10th. As to the fire protection, if time of execution of the contract is es at conclusions from original sources. nearly $500 per acre. Mr. Bakerpoint- election. Under the provisions of this would be spent on trunk lines; but 'hat
what their policy would be, should they the building was constructed on the site timated, and thus far has proven to be But from the estimates and figures ed out that, should these boys, or bill any county may vote a tax suffi this was no reason why those living
locate here, Mr. Conway made a broad selected by your committee, it would about 4 per cent of the amount ex
us, from the plans as shown to others near their age, continue in this cient to abolish practically all of the away from these roads should vote
and fair propositijn. The company, have the protection of the city water pended under the contract, with 2 per given
the manner in which the coun work at the same rata and place the local tax levies for school purposes. If aguin9t it. The bond issue Will be paid
which will manufacture butter, cheese works.
cent additional for engineering services ty officials are earnestly handling this money in the savings bank where it the county takes advantage of the law entirely by automobile owners and the
and condensed milk, will be willing to 11th. We find that a cow can be and inspection during the execution of matter, we are satisfied that the peo will draw four per cent interest, the in this way, it will be to all intents and paving of the proposed roads will re
handle the milk of each farmer in the raised to the age of two years for $25. the contract. In other words, the total ple are being protected in the expendi college expense problem would be purposes working under the county lieve the county from the responsibility
manner preferred by him. They will 12th. Most wagon roads for a dis cost of surveyii.g and inspection under ture of the bond moneys.
unit of taxation.
of caring for them and allow them to
either make butter, cheese or condensed tance
the several contracts will amount to As to the road master’s office there He also stated that there were two The county school superintendent devote all their energies to the branch
milk of it, and the farmer may either
girls, one who had rented five shall apportion the school funds on the
can be traveled at any about 6 per cent.
to have been considerable con Coquille
sell his product to the company at the in time any of direction
lots and the other over an acre of second Monday in November instead of roads.
The specifications are such as have seems
Mr. Adams came into the county to
current market price, or they will man rock roads, fairly well graded.
which they intended to plant the first Monday in October.
been adopted bv the State and recom
the supervisor system, However, ground
present at a preparedness meeting
ufacture the product for them at a fixed 13th. We believe that the possibili mended by the state engineer. The and
to potatoes this year. He did not state The district clerk shall take the which
we are advised that the supervisor sys- j their
was held at Marshfield Friday
price and they can market it for them ties for increasing the output from the standard width is 24 feet, with a maxi tem
was legislated out of existence by ! work they had been doing in Bchool, it ber instead of the 25th day of Novem night and he touched upon this subject
selves through the cheese association, dairies within a radius of five miles mum grade of 5 per cent.
last legislature and that the road \ was almost a foregone conclusion that ber.
in his address here. “Do you think it
or they will contract for the farmers’
Coos county has been divided in five our
be increased to at least three times districts
going loo far to expect Congress to
milk a t a price which will prevail can
or projects upon which bond of the county court and its county road they would succeed well in their agri Whenever any warrants issued by is appropriate
money to build a coast
throughout the year. This last method, what is now being produced.
hence there is no good reason
military highway in this state?” he
Mr. Conway pointed out, is a gamble 14th. We find that the further back Project No. 1, Coquille-Marshfield master;
to discuss the conflict between the road ! New School Laws Enacted “not paid for want of funds“ and funds asked. “A year ago the preparedness
both ways and there would probably be from the market you may go, the less road.-$150,097.23.
master system and the supervisor sys
upon which the United States
times when one would lose heavily interest is manifested in the dairy busi Project No. 2, Bandon-Curry county tem.
thereafter become available for program
By the Last Legislature shall
was far more im
while the other was making large pro ness, and we believe that the interior road—$66,237.81.
the payment of same, such funds shall probable. launched
A road could be built the
fits, and at other times the matter from five miles out to a distance of 20 Project No. 3, Coquille-Myrtle Point
A. H. Powers,
length of the Oregon coast for
miles can be increased to five times as road—$47,491.87.
would be reversed.
The following is a brief synopsis of in the order in which they were so en entire
(Chairman) ! some
the cost of building one dreadnaught,
to what it is at the present time. Re Project No. 4, Coquilie-Bandon road
In speaking of the idea that seems to spectfully
C. R. Peck,
it would be worth much more for
submitted, J. O. Stemmier, —$49,616.19.
have become prevalent that his was a W. C. Cutler,
the School Laws of Oregon hy the Leg The law relating to the resignation and
stock promoting scheme, Mr. Conway
Assembly of 1917. These laws of teachers was amended and now pro
Project No. 5, Glasgow-Haynes
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Chas. St. Dennis, islative
complimented the people
said that the success of the venture did
Slough-North Slough road—$60,989.16.
on the splendid way in
Cheese Expert Here
not depend upon the selling of one dol
Project No. 1, Coquille-Marshfield
Claud H. Giles,
which they supported Chas. Hall for the
lar’s worth of scock to local people.
cluding the new laws will be published who shall have entered into a valid position
road: Under this project it is proposed
which Mr. Adams n>-'v holds,
“ We have all the money we need,” he H. A. Chaplin, cheese specialist ot to complete the grade and alignment
by the Department of Public Instruc- contract to teach in any public school saying tnat
he thought the mere of
stated, “ Local people may invest if the Dairy Division of the U. S. Depart from Marshfield to Cedar Point. Three
Auto License Fees
they desire; but we are not soliciting ment of Agriculture, was in the city contracts are contemplated. The first
the terms of his or her contract for them for it. Since the Governor has
; June first.
any such investment.’’
j The most constructive measure is the teaching by resigning his or her posi chosen him for the place he said that
last week consulting with County Agent contract, that of E. G. Perham, is for
There will be nine directors in the Smith regarding the new cheese asso grade and alignment from Davis Slough For electric cars and gasoline pleas law providing for eight monthB of tion as teacher within thirty days be it was his earnest desire to carry out
new company, and Mr. Conway stated ciation. He went to Eugene Saturday: to Coalcdo. The total yardage of the ure cars, the fees were doubled; for school each year in every school dis- fore the time during the period for the duties of the office in such a man
that at least six of these would be Coos hut expects to return here shortly and Perham contract is about 175,000 cubic trucks a new schedule was adopted, in- trict in Oregon. The manner of pro- which he or she shall have contracted ner as to inspire and merit the confi
county men. If the plant locates here to spend some time in inspecting the yards, of which Mr. Perham has already creasing the fees more than double for vidin(f for thig term ia u,e same ag the to teach, shall have his or her certifi dence of t! people of this section.
there will be one director from Myrtle cheese factories of the county.
removed 97,300 cubic yards of earth the larger trucks. AM new schqffules prcgent law. The minimum term was cate revoked by the authorities issuing Captain K. K. Kubli, of Portland,
Point, one from the Bay side, Mr Han Mr. Chaplin calls Wisconsin his home and 4,418 cubic yards of rock, or prac- go into effect Jan. 1, 1918.
changed from six months to eight same upon due notice from the school also addressed the meeting, urging the
ley from the lower river and three from state although he is traveling over the tictically 100,000 cubic yards. The av Dealer’s Fees:
and the minimum amount of board, and shall be disqualified from passage of the bonding bill in June, and
number........................... $10.00 months,
the immediate vicinity of Coquille.
funds was changed from three hundred teaching in the public schools of this explaining the position which Portland
country most of the time, and is a erage cost of the Perham contract, ex First
Mr. Motley addressed the meeting practical cheese man having been en clusive of engineering costs, is 34 cents
dollars to four hundred dollars. If a State for the remainder of the school took regarding the matter. Applause
for a few minutes regarding the pro gaged in cheese making for many years per yard. It is assumed that the Per Chauffeur’s fees......................... 2.00 school district does not receive from the year. The clause relating to sickness greeted his statement that, while not a
gress that has been made and will be before taking up his work with the ham contract will be completed during ($1.00 if registered after Aug. 1) County School Fund the amount of four and to the rights of the school board to dollar of the bond money would be
made along dairy lines in the county. government. In traveling in his pres the summer of 1917. The contract Private Owners' Fees:
hundred dollars, it shalLlevy a special release a teacher was left unchanged. spent in Multnomah county, they would
He pointed out that Coos possesses two ent capacity he sometimes sheds his from ¿oaledo to < edar Point will in Tranfera of Ownership..... $ 1.00 tax not to exceed five mills. If this
poll a goodly number of votes in favor
3.00 sum does not produce four hundred dol
principal industries, lumbering and coat and makes cheese for a day in volve the removal of about 175,000 Motorcycles .............
dairying The former is destined, he some of the factories he visits.
yards of material, or about the same Electric pleasure cars ............. 6.00 lars, then the county court must appor
In citing an instance of the saving
pointed out, to decrease as the amount His purpose is to aid the cheese- amount as that of the Perham contract. Electric trucks........................ 10.00 tion the balance from the general, fund Marshfield high school again cinched good
roads were to the automobile
of timber becomes less, while dairying m-'.ker in making a better grade of This contract will be let at once so that Gasoline Pleasure Cars:
of the county.
6.00 The law definihg the qualifications of the county basket ball championship, owner, he said that lie had talked to a
will continue to increase as more and cheese and he states that it is of the ut work may start early in the spring. It Up to 26 h. p ..............
10.00 a legal school voter was amended so when they defeated Bandon here Sat man in Marshfield who said that in
more land is cleared and made available most importance that cheese of all the is also intended to let a contract in 26 to 86 h. p ...............
his car 10,000 miles he had worn
15.00 that the property qualifications imposed urday night by a score of 22 to 14. The driving
for dairy purposes.
factories in any one district be of uni May, 1917, for one mile of hard sur Over 40 h. p ....................
sets of tires. “I have driven
He pointed out that land values were form grade, for it is always the poorest facing from Marshfield south. Speci
by this law shall not apply in the elec were playing it off on neutral ground. a car 10,000
miles in Multnomah county
relatively low here compared with Til cheese from a section that sets the fications for this hard surface contract
tion of school directors and school
the roads are all paved,” said
l'v to 2 ton ...................
$15.00 clerks. Hereafter, any citizen of this Supporters of both teams were plenti where
lamook and Humboldt, the other two price for all.
have not yet been prepared.
Mr. Kubli, "and the same ret of tires
18.00 State who is 21 years of age and who ful, those from Marshfield coming by which
leading dairy sections of the western He heartily endorses the work the Project No. 2, Bandon-Curry County 2 to 2% ton......................
with it are still in use.”
coast, and that feature alone ought to Co r and Curry cheese association <on- ■ road: This proposed improvement ex
has resided in the school district for 30 special boat. It was the largest crowd After came
to the addresses of
days immediately preceding the school
make for rapid progress along these to plat’s and speaks highly of Insj» c tends over seven miles of road, and the
to 4 ton......................
27.00 election, shall be entitled to vote for that ever witnessed a basket ball game Mr. Adams and Mr. Kubli ai.d n few
tor Ford. In comparing this sec ion work will consist of grading and put 3J
w Is from J. A. Westcrland, of Med
to 6 ton ....................—
30.00 school directors. This change in the in Coquille.
He also laid stress upon the work with Tillamook. Mr. Chaplin points ut i ting in bridges. The road will be put 4 Five
ton and over, $5 annual regis law does not affect the qualifications of The game was close throughout and ford, luncheon, consisting of coffee and
that had been done by tlje commercial several particulars in which Coos ho on permanent grade and alignment. tration
payable to state, and $8 per a legal voter for bond electiona or in at times cxcodingly fu,.t, and while sandwiches, was served.
bodies of the county and by County the advantage. The chicfest of these; The estimated yardage to be removed month fee
Marshfield maintained a slight lead it
fee payable to each voting a tax.
Agent Smith. In the four years that is the greater area of land suitable for is 78,000 cubic yards, with an estimated county in permit
was not her game until the laat whistle .
which truck operates.
The law requiring that no person blew.
he was secretary of the Marshfield dairy purposes. As one of the princi \ overhaul of 16,000 cubic yards at two
shall be entitled to a certificate by ex
Chamber of Commerce he said that he pal drawbacks in this section, he men cents per cubic yard per 100 feet.
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Breaks Shoulder Blade
had worked in close connection with Mr. tions roads.
It is expected that there will be
High School Play
Judge James Watson officiated at a
at least six weeks of professional train
Smith and that between them they had The dairymen of the west, in Mr. about $20,000 left out of the allotment
gathered a large amount of data re Chaplin’s opinion, are blind to a good for this project, and after the contract Mrs. Waiter Drain sustained a pain ing was amended so that after Sept “ Mr. Bob,” the play which the hi«h double wedding Thursday morning
garding this industry.
many of the advantages that are offer is let, a further contract will be enter ful injury Thursday v hen she tripped ember 1, 1919, all such persons must school senio~s planned to gi re next Sat- when he united in marriage O. Gramby
That the commercial clubs were doing ed around the cheese factory and ed into for the expenditure of the re over something while crossing a room have completed a term of not less than nrday evening, has been postponed for and Miss Mattie Bird, James Bird and
all they could see to do for the farmer, creamery in the way of by products. maining balance.
in her home on Spurgeon hill, and fell, twelve weeks of professional training. one week and will be presented on Sat Miss Leona Hartley. With the excep
and that they considered them the In the East, he says, every possible Project No. 3. Coquille-Myrtle Point fracturing her shoulder blade. The in This course may be given in any char urday evening, March 31. This is a tion of Mr. Gramby they were all un
backbone of the country, was the opin product is utilized aith the result that road: This road la the best piece of jury is not dangerous although it will tered institution, or in any standard rousing comedy and an enjoyable even der age. All four came from the vi
cinity of Powers.
j high school of the State. In the high ing it assured all who attend.
ion of Mr. Motley, and he wished to the profits are much greater.
i road in the county and the principal be painful for a time.
MYRTLEPOINT MAKES REPORT
! impress upon the dairymen present
that they should not always wait for
j the clubs to find out their needs; but
j should take the initiative themselves i
| and make their wants known to the i
' different commercial bodies, feeling 1
| sure that they would do all in their j
power to carry out the wishes of the I