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BANDON, OREGON, FRIDAY, APRIL, 3 1914
Property Owners on Seventh Street
West Do Not Want Street Opened
Now. Fill more Avenue Residents
Petition For Improvements.
PLANS FOR PAVING FIRST
STREET ARE APPROVED
II. II. Dufort Given Contrnct For Im
proving the Bear Creek Road From
the Bandon Foundry to the City
Limits. Other Business.
The City Council met in regular
session nt the city hall Wednesday
night with Mayor Mast in the chair
and all councilmcn present. Also
City Recorder Kausrud, City Attor
ney F. J. Fccncy, City Engineer J.
S. Sawyer and City Marshal "F. A.
The minutes of the previous meet
ing was read nnd approved.
An ordinance declaring tho assess
ment of Third Street East from the
East line of Baltimore ajjenuo to the
west line of Chicago avenue in Wood
land Additin to Bandon was rend and
placed upon its final passage.
An ordlnanco declaring tho assess
ment of sower district N. 2, Bandon
Heights was read and placed upon its
An ordinnnco declaring the assess
ment of First street East in Bandon
Heights Addition, from the east line
of Harlem avenue to tho west line of
Juno'avenue, was read and placed
upon its firvl passage.
The bid of II. H. Dufort for" ?30.00
ior repairing tho Bear Creek road
was taken up nnd Mr. Dufort's hid
was accepted nnd it was ordered that
tho work bo dono under tho direction
of Iho City Engineer. Tho road to be
repaired extonds from the Bandon
Foundry to tho City limits, nnd a
small pieco by Wilson's blacksmith
Councilman Herbert Brown report
ed that ho had ordered lights to bo
put in near L. C. Gibson's residenco
on tho plonk road, nnd also reported
that tho Electric Light Co. had re
quested n written notice bo sent them
by the City Recorder. Tho Crty Re
cordur was ordered to notify the Elec
tric Light Co. to install tho light at
12th and Eddy streets.
Tho light committee roportcd that
they had made no investigation of
the light ordered near J. W. Folter's
Willis A. Hoover was present nnd
asked that ho be returned $4.50 which
had been charged for impounding fee
for his cow, which had been taken
up. Mr. Hoover was remitted $1.50
us tho other $3.00 was actual ex
pense for feed, advertising, etc.
A motion was mndo that a warrant
bo drawn in favor pf Plymalo nnd
Fish on tho First Street fund for the
work on said street to tho full amount
of tho contract. This amount was
$7,1157.51. Tho motion was unani
W. H. Webb asked for interest on
tho money duo for work on Twelfth
street, also on Ocean Drive, Fourth
Street nnd Baltimore avenue from the
time the work was completed. The
matter was referred to the City Re
corder, City Attornoy and City Engi
neer to llguro out tho amount of in
terest duo and report at tho next
A light was ordered put In at the
northeast cornor of Douglas avenue
nnd Second Street Just back o'f tho
life saving station.
The CUy Mamhnl wn Instructed
to put n railing along Third Street
umi Chicago avenue.
Amotion wim made lo prncwil to
tho election of appraiser on tlio prop
erty of K, N. Kniitli Included on Find
Street. Tint Council voting H tie,
Mwvor Mh1 decided in favor of tho
HlllrmwtlvM. Tin following nijniln
trs WMio idecMi J. VY J'tilUTi H.
Uyvr nnd H. Moody.
A fpwoiil(Hiru ugulmd lliu )eii
lug of vniilli tflwl W'li pltriiid
1' m ;u)W t jwpwiy wwwm m
that street was read and filed.
A petition signed by property own
ers on Fillmore Avenue from Fifth
Street East to Eleventh Street East
was read and the petition was grant
ed. The Citv Engineer was instructed
to prepare final specifications for
improving tho above street.
Tho plans and specifications of
'the City Engineer for tho sewer and
paving on First Street were approv
ed and tentative bids on the various
kinds of pavement will bo received.
A comunication from Major J.
J. Morrow, regarding tho construct
ion of a city wharf was read and it
was decided to make another appli
cation and the engineer was ordered
to prepare the necessary blue prints
and the Recorder was ordered to for
ward them to tho Washington office.
The engineer's specifications for
tho erection of an elevated roadway
and floating dock as ordered by a
previous meeting were read. The
estimate on this work was ?G54.32.
The Council then adjourned.
GOVERNOR WEST TO DESIG
NATE APRIL 25, AS GOOD
A proclamation "by the Governor
declaring Saturday, April -25, "Good
Roads Day" in Oregon will probably
soon be issued from Salem. Chas.
Borg, president of tho Ad Club, has
had a telephone conversation with the
Governor in which tho executive vir
tually promises to name Uio day for
tho improvement of highways by, the
people of tho state.
Tho proclamation will call upon
ovcrybody to take part. The men
will bo expected to shuck their coats
and grab picks and shovels. Tho
children, it is hoped, will help if only
in removing a few stones from in
front of their hpmcs or schoolhouses.
And tho women will provide the re
freshments camp luncheons at noon
along tho roads, and at nigfit rous
ing dinners for hungry male road
workers in Grange halls nnd other
Tho men horeahouts will devote at
tention chiefly to tho Scenic River
Highway, nnd try to get that splendidly-planned
thoroughfare into a
smooth condition. In other parts of
the commonwealth local highways
will be tackled. Stumps will bo pull
ed, stones taken out and surfacing
An army of 100,000 men profes
3ional, "business, licsured men, soft
palm or horny-handed is expected
to march out on the roads on tho day
named by tho Governor. There will
bo competition in many places be
tween teams of various classes over
which can get a stint of work dono
first. Tho lily-fingered but athletic
clubmen will match their muscles
agaist the grangers, nnd the doctors
mny cliallcngo tho dentists. County
Commissioners nnd road supervis
ors will furnish the tools and all ma
terial necessary will bo ready. Port
CANAL BILL REPEALED
BY LARGE MAJORITY
Washington, D. C. .April 2. Tho
House nfter one of tho most spectac
ular battles in its history ropenled
tho provision of tho Panama Canal
act exemption of American Coast
wiso vossols from tolls. Tho vote
was 217 to 1(12. On tho final vote
220 domocrats stood by President
Wilson and 25 republicans nnd two
Progressives voted to sustain him.
Fjfty-two Democrats followed the
lead of Speaker Underwood and Clark
and their lenders to defeat thu repeal.
All tho representative of Oregon
Washington uud Mitho voted against
tliu udminMrntlon. Before tho lluul
vnla i motion to recommit tliu hill
iiml In repeal the exemption rlumui
with tlio iMui'Htloii Ihat (ho United
Stale liould liuvn roiiijddu novvr
elnly over llm ruiml wui dvfwiM
OVJ Tit" IJmijIi?1 i l!y nwiw
domestic science classes
give proof of their
Miss Abbott, the domestic science
teacher at the Bandon High school,
announces that her pupils have start
ed to give a scries of luncheons, in
stead of having examinations. The
first ono was given Wednesday, Ap
ril 1st, at noon, by Misses Grace Gib
son and May Kinlcy.
The menu was as follows: Cream
of oyster soup, toasted crackers, ban
ana salad, meat loaf, mashed pota
toes, biscuits, pickles, strawberry
whip with cream, coffee.
The total cost for twelve persons
was $2.00. All tho work of cooking
and serving was done by tho girls
Other luncheons will follow imme
diately. Usually a nominal fqo to
cover expense is charged guests at
EPWORTII LEAGUE TO MEET
SOON IN MARSIIFIELI)
Plans for tho ninth annual con
vention of the Coos County' Epworth
Lengue, which will be held in Marsh
flcld April 22 to 2G, have about been
completed. It is expected that tho
gathering will be tho largest that
the organization has over had.
In addition to prominent local
speakers, it is expected to have R. A.
Booth, the millionaire lumberman of
Eugene, who is a candidate for the
Republican nomination for United
States Senator from Oregon, to de-
Jiver a talk at tho convention. Mr.,
Booth is expected- here at that time
to make a tour of the county and
tho subject assigned to him nt the
convention is "The World Brother
hood." Mayor F. E. Allen will deliver the
address of welcome and Miss Hattie
Sweet of Cqquillc will respond for
the convention. Supt. F. A. Tiedgan
of Marshficld will speak on "Prac
tical Ministerial Co-operation in the
Problems of tho Public Schools" and
Rev. C. H. Bryan of Coquillo will
speak on'The Importance of Leader
ship in the Evangelistic work of the
A number of others will address
the meetings, which will deal princi
pally with advancing church work.
It is stated that there are over 500
members of the Epworth League in
Coos county now. Coos Bay Times.
NEW REIGN IN PANAMA
BEGAN ON APR1L1ST
PANAMA, April 2. The Panama
Canal Zono began business yesterday
under a permanent form of govern
ment. The Isthmian Canal Commission,
which has governed the zono during
tho construction of tho waterway,
was dissolved, and a civil adminis
tration, semi-military in character,
Colonel George W. Goetlmls, by
appointment of the President of the
United SUites, became it's first gov
ernor. His innugoration, was re
markable. There were no cere
monies, no speeches, no display.
In his office on the top of Culobra
Hill, overlooking tho now famous
cut of that name, Colonel Goetlmls,
chairmnn nnd chief engineer of tho
Isthmian Canal Commission, simply
began his day's work under n now
title "Governor nnd chief of the De
partment of Operation and mainten
ance". NEGRESS IS HANGED
BY OKLAHOMA MOB,
Wngonor, OIJu,, Apr, 2. Mary
Scott, n negress, wan hanged to n tel
ephone polo hero by 100 mnsla-d
while men, Tho woman stubbed Jm
uel Pence, n white man, nnd ho died
Inter from Iho wound. Tho mob
wunt to the Jull nt ilnyllghl, rovwd
llm Jnller Willi. ho(gun, jnit n rnjm
m ound I ho woman' norli nnd uliwig
bur ) ,lo u (elejihono jiot uhout u
l.loi'l, uwuy, Him inudo i ouirry,
mm Hit lyweljliig wu eurrW on w
miiy U"4 li Iowa w m uuu.
NOT HAKE RAGE
COOS BAY LUMBER OPERATOR
DOES NOT CARE TO GO
Portland, Or., April 2. L. J. Sim
pson, mayor of North Bend and ono
of the owners of tho big Simpson
Lumber Company of Coos Bay, in
Portland definitely announced that
ho will not mako tho race for the Re
publication congressional nomination
against Congressman Hawlcy and B.
F. Jones, as his friends had prev
iously announced. Incidentally he
declared ho is out to fight against
the repeal of the' free tolls clause, be
ing urged by President Wilson, for
the reason, he says, that the repeal
of the clause will give British Colum
bia a great advantage in tho forth
coming fight for tho Atlantic coast
ROAD PETITION GOES
IN JUST AS CIRCULATED
C. B. Zeek returned from Coquille
last night where ho had been loking
after business affairs and while there
he attended tho meeting of the Good
Roads Association yesterday.
Mr. Zeek says the petitions for the
vote on bonding the county for $440,
000 to build roads and tho distribu
tion of the money as signed by the
people of Bandon will go before the
County Court just as they were when
signed and that tho various changes
thatl had been propsed at different
timejj'.did not meet with tho approv
al of the meeting yesterday. '
There were about 20 present at
tho road meeting, Bandon being rep
resented by C. B. Zeek, Elbert Dyer
and Thos. Devcrcaux.
Those present at the meeting
were very enthusiastic and when the
proposition is put up to the people
a vigorous campaign will bo carried
on in favor of tho bonds.
UNIQUE WILD ANIMAL PIC
TURE COMING TO GRAND
"Wild Animals at Large" or
"When the Menagerie Broke Loose."
To try and give you an idea of what
this picture is like is utterly impos
sible; you must sec it to appreciate
tho fun: Circus comes to town
train containing wild animals has a
smash uplions, tigers, bears, and
snakes all escape and terrify the in
habitants t tho lions make staight
for a butcher shop tho snakes for a
saloon, the bears for a grocery store.
It's tho best thing in the movies we
have shown for many a day.
This two reel feature is released
by the exclusive feature service de
partment of the General Film Co.
This company handles all of the
output of the licensed manufacturers
such as tho Vitagraph, Biograph, Ed
ison, Selig, Kalcm, etc.
Tho Grand Theatro shows cream
of all these pictures exclusively
Wo pay a big rcnUil prico every week
in order to give our pntrons tho best
Animals At Largo" will be shown
next Saturday, April 4th. Prico of
admission 15c and 10c.
FIFTY THOUSAND MINERS
IN OHIO GO ON STRIKE.
Chicngo, III., April 2. Nearly 50,-
000 Ohio bituminous coal minors ore
forced into indefinite idleness today.
nnd :i8,000 Pennsylvania minors may
be thrown out soon becauso of tho
failure of tho recent Chicngo confer
ence between the operators nnd offi
cials of the United Ml no Workers of
America t,o reuch u now wugo agree
ment to take tho plnco of thu unit
whirl) expired todtiy,
0 IS MINIMUM WAGE FOR
WOMEN IN WAHIIINGTON.
Olvinnlu. U'ukli.. Anrll I Thu ron-
funuiru tailed by Iho Minimum Wugo
Cnmmifklmi o pennilfieid mn.
niiiiu wiiyo m-aW for women worker
in mmjinil wdolillidimwiiU voM
ynujilmuukj)' May lo rmmmwl flO
u t wh minimum wvkv,
PART OF PIG'S EYE
AIDS BABY TO SEE
Baltimore, Md., April 2. Sight has
been given to the left eyo of Davis
Kane, 0-months old son of Mr. nnd
Mrs. Herman Kane, of Gettysburg,
through tho grafting of the cornea of
a pigs oye to the child's eyeball, ac
cording to a statement of physicians
nt a hospital.
Tests they assert, have brought out
this fact without n boubt. When the
bandage was removed it was said
that tho child followed the course of
a lighted candle which was moved
in front of him. Another test that
brings out tlio fact more clearly is
that the child now winks his eyelid
if a finger or small object is waved
close to his eye.
The disease from which ho has been
a sufferer since he was threo weeks
old is known as staphytoma of tho
cornea. The operation was perform
ed Monday and the cornea of the
pig's eyo was used because it more
closely resembles that of tho human
eye than any 'other animal.
COACHES ALLOWED MORE LEE
WAYINFIELD FLY AND
Several important changes have
been adopted in the base ball rules
for this season, says the Coos Bay
Times. Ono new rule is as follows.
"If a coacher at third touches or
holds a base runner, who is rounding
third base for homo plate, the unr
piro shall declare' such runner out."
Rule 58 regarding coachers, which
formerly restricted the advice of tho
coach to tho base runner, is changed
in such a way as to allow the coach
to address words of assistance nnd
direction to tho baserunncr or bats
man, and also to any member of his
own team but not to tho opposing
team. This is a distinct departure
from tho old rule which restricted
coaching to the baserunncr only,
Tho pitching rules were amended in
such a way that the pitcher is permit
ted to stand on tho twirling slab.
Heretofore tho rule compelled the
pitcher to stand behind the slab but
tho rule was not always observed.
The National League agreed to, take
tho American League's interpreta
tion of the infield fly. A baserunncr
will not be permitted to run on an in
field fly, as was also agreed that a
balk called on the pitcher dropping
W. II. MEREDITH, CONGRESS
IONAL ASPIRANT, HERE.
W. H. Meredith of Weddcrburn,
candidate for congress on the Demo
cratic ticket from this district, was
in Bandon today on his way to Marsh
field, where he will take the Chapter
degreo in Masonry tonight. Mr.
Meredith expresses himself as very
much encouraged over tho support
he is receiving from tho various
parts of this district and
feels very snguine as to the outcome
Mr. Meredith was accompanied by
E. J. Lonoy, banker of Port Jrford,
J. A. Cox of ijinglois, nnd Mr. Wil
liams of the Blanco WirelesA station,
all of whom will tako tho Chapter
FIRST TRAIN ON EUGENE
COOS BAY R. R. LINE
Eugene, Or., April 1. Tho South.
crn Pacific Railroad company is con
templating etdublMilg in u short
time tho first regular passenger nnd
freight service on thu new Eugene
Coos Buy railroad. A puHHungor
roncli will lo nttnihi'd to thu regular
work tntlii which leave Eugene ev
ery morning uiui returns nt night.
9 Ml II PMt 'll 9 fit nHI If! f
from J'Jutfene U Him liritd (illlrim ui
J'ortlnnd for iiijirnv. Tim Iwfc I
wt'H hullattl hi, fur un Noll, W mile
iv, mid ft U nxjieiM iiml Hie m
vUu will I'Xleml Hiui far u ihuiil
nnd Mjjj bu iiiuu)y mimlv w
TWO GO TO
Frank Rasmic Drowned While At
tempting to Cross Hie Sixes River
With a Team, Yesterday. No Wit
nesses to the Accident.
HUNTER MISTAKEN FOR ,
DEER, FATALLY WOUNDED
J. G. Bush or Port 6rford Killed by
Edgar Eggers on Sixes River.
Coroner's Jury Brings in. Verdict
of Accidental Shooting.
Frank Rasnic, a rancher on the
Sixes River, was drowned yesterday
while attempting to cross tho river'
with a tenm.
Nobody knows just how the ac
cident occurred'' as there were no eyo
witnesses, but it "is presumed that
Rasnic attempted to "drive across tho
i-iver and was caught in tho current.
, Thrlir that was known of the uc--ident
.was when some passcrsby
saw the team in the water and upon.
Investigation found that one of tho
horses was drowned nnd tho man was
Mr. Rasnic was a prominent ranch
er in tlje Sixes River country.
J. G. Bush of Port, Orford was ac--idently
shot yesterday morning by
Edgar Eggars, who mistook him for
a deer, '
Mr. Bush was in tho employ of tho
sixes River Mining Company nnd
was on his way. up to tho dam on the
river, and while going through tho
tho woods, Eggars, who was out with
his gun, mistook him for n deer and
Ired, tho ball entering his body and
?onig clear through it. Bush -was
not killed instantly but was token to
tho McKonzic homo and, medical at
tention was given but ho succumbed
A coroners inquest was held and
tho decision was accidental shooting.
BOsh's body was brought to Ban
don accompanied by a brother nnd
is now in Ellingson's undertaking
NO APRIL FOOL JOKE THIS'
ABOUT PIONEER MAMMOTH
University of Oregon, Eugene, Mar
'11 How would you like to waken
April 1st to find. a 10,000-pound ani
mal, with spiral tucks a yard long
ind teeth eight inches long, eating
your garden truck? Would you 'go
out with a club or would you let him
have the garden?
Tusks ndded a few days ago to tho
University of Orcgo museum indicato
that previous inhabitants of Eugene
and vicinity were probably called up
on quite frequently to chooso between
tho garden and personal safety. Tho
tusks wero of tho long extinct mam
moth, an herbivorous beast, charac
terized by thick fur, a manu and a
tread that shook tho earth of the
Pleistocene age, In which he lived.
The mammoth lived between 500,-
000 nnd 1,000,000 years ago, inhab
ited Europe, North America and Sib-
aria and in Europe nt least was coev
al with prehistoric man. Tho extant
animal most nearly resembling it Is
iho Asiatic elephant.
The tusks wero discovered in a
creek bed two miles from Eugene lust
week. Similar tusks have been
found near Albany nnd Iehnnou.
Teeth reasonably well preserved have
also been found In tint Wfllumotto
Remains of mummoths have been
brought before lo thu University
MiJKoiim which In ulio (o be enriched
during (ho next (wo or llireu year
frm u biological survey of Oregon, In.
Umded n jirocuro (nr llm UnlvirWly
jh'iiIdi'i ut lliu Muliu li)i, iiulinul
nnd bird llfn. A full ("olli'i'ljnii of
nunli njnuilmumt will limntutfv yieutly
Uiu fuiillllJuJ for IWJKjlJlltf MlHjjUl
mUim lo jijmmndlp work urn) MkIi