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BANDON, OREGON, FRIDAY, APRIL, 10 1914
RIVERTON MINES TO DELIVER
2000 TONS OP COAL TO
UP COAST PORT
J. K. Smith of the Rivcrton coal
mines enme 1n Wednesday with the
ateam tug boat Robarts and the
schooner Coquelle to load at Kivor
ton for the Johnson-Anderson Com
iwiv. lettv contractors, who have con
tractcd for 2000 tons of steam coal
for their locomotives and on jetty
construction at ho Siuslaw lmrbor.
The coal will bo loaded from J. R
McGco's and the Kay Brother's mine
The tug-boat Robarts is to bo con
verted from a wood to a coal burner,
she is in chariro of Captain Levi Sny-
drwho for years was on Coquille
river boats and is well and favorably
known in Bandon.,
Mr. Smith also stated that tho re
port given out by a Coos Bay news
paper to tho effect that Porter Bros
frolifht bariro Fredorick was wreck
ed at Siuslaw while in tow of the
Robarts is untrue. The Frederick
was lost while in charge of Porter
Rrnthors' own tow-boat Roscoc.
Tho Frederick is safely anchored
Imrd and fast upon tho jagged rockE
of tho jetty which pierces tho bottom
of tho vessel and tho tides flow and
ebb through the broken timbers.
Johnson Porter, head of the Por
ter Brothers' construction company
is personally in charge of salvinp
the cargo, which probably will all be
The wrecked barge had a dcckload
of steam shovels, locomotives and
dump cars.which aro now being light-.
ered upon barges 'and tbwed"un" the
Siuslaw river to safety.
The wrecked Frederick lies upon
tho rocks, well out toward the end ol
tho north jetty. Her hold is filled
with railroad iron.
The weathor is clear now at Sius
law, or was when Mr. Smith left and
Hm aim is ns nuiet as a mill pond, so
that it is probable that all tho cargo
will bo saved.
Under tho efllcicnt direction oi
Johnson Portor, a fourty ton steam
shovel was moved from tho deck oi
tho Frederick to safety aboard a
wrecking lighter in fourty-ilvo min
utes. Mr. Smith saiil tho tug-boat Rob
arts made tho trip from bar to bar.
bucking a heavy ocean current, with
the schooner Coquelle in tow, in en
and one half hours.
Tho schooner Conuello will make
regular trips all summer out of the
Coqulllo river with coal. Tho tug
boat Kllhyam will tow the schoonei
to sea where tho tug-boat Gleaner
will pick her up and tow her to the
Siuslaw bar whore the Robarts will
tuko tho 250 ton cargo into tho river
Tho Tidewater Mill Company al
Florenco is now cutting capacity rum
of 150,000 foot per day, to load it't
own sailing vessels during tho sum
mor. Tho schooner Sunsalito left
port lortded with a half a million feet
of lumber Monday, and tho mill com
pany's schoonor, Hugh Hognn is now
loading a cargo of GOO.OOO foot.
IN OUR TAXES
As showing tho way tho valuation
of our timber lands has been creep
ing up, one of our citizens states that
on a good quarter ecctoin in township
28, section 111 tho section in which
this city is located he paid $5.70 in
taxes in 1009; $18.00 hi 1010; $12 in
1011; $12 in 1012 and $50.00 in 1913.
And notwithstanding such Jumps in
the taxes i(uid on these hinds, there
is no one we havu heard of who is
paying uny less thun hu did live yearn
ago. Coqulllu Sentinel.
RKI'l'III.ICANB BTII.L LEAD
IN KTATK REGISTRATION
Tim tutul regUtiutlon tho flmt of
tliu vvi'i'k, iit'i'onlliiir tu r'M)il nmilu
to fWrHury of Htutu ()io, I Jilt,.
m Of llil miiiik'r Ihw mu H;V
PH Iti'H'lit-uim, JW.H7 Ihtmnui
fi0 VnwrtUi, li'4W hhllHIm.
join, iW Htft'UU itm) Mtj mU-
MRS. LEACH SUCCUMBS
AFTER TWO YEARS ILLNESS
Edith Howell Leach, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. William Howell of Pros
per, and wife of Dr. Bailey K. Leach,
formerly of this city but now of
Portland, died at the home of her par
ents Tuesday as the result of a com
plication of ailments. Mrs. Leach
had been an invalid for about two
years. She was a highly educated
woman and had taught school in this
county and also in California .
The funeral was held on tho
Steamer Dora Thursday, that boat
having conveyed the remains to the
city. The funeral was in charge of
Rev. C. Mayne Knight,
The machinery for the new river
steamer Tdlegraph, belonging to the
Myrtle Point Transportation Co., is
now being installed and the boat-will
be in operation in a short time.
SENATOR CHAMBERLAIN FILES
AMENDMENT TO RIVER AND
According to an article in the Port
land Telegram, Senator George E.
Chamberlain of Oregon Chairman
of tho Rivers and Harbors Commitee
in the Senate has offered an amend
ment to the bill appropriating $250,-
000 to tho Coquille river providing an
equal amount is raised by the Port
of Bandon, or the people of the Co
quill river. This would give us $500-
000 as a' working fund for the river
and harbor, which would be an ade
quate amount to make this by far the
finest harbor on the Oregon coast,
and to put it in the front rank as a
shipping center, where ' it rightfully
Tho matter was taken up by tho
Port Commissioners at their regular
meeting Wednesday and plans are be
ing formulated whereby tho condi
tions will be met.
NOTES FROM ALONG
THE BANDON WATERFRONT
Tho Fificld sailed Wednesday- with
450,000 feet of lumber, CO cords of
match wood, 300 bundles of shooks
and tho following nasseneers! A.
M. Williams, W. H. Selmon, D. Gam-
boa, J. H. Smith, W. Kuchler, E. W.
Edwards. C. Cable. E. Cable. A.
Smith, Joo Teillers, D. C. Haworth,
C. J. Howell, H. Marquette.
The Bandon arrived in nort Wed
nesday with 7G tons of freight mid
will sail again tonight with 193,000
feet of lumber and tho remainder of
her cargo will be railroad ties. She
will sail direct for San Pedro without
stopping at San Francisco.
The Speedwell will arrive, in port
tomorrow and will also go to Coon
Hay before she returns to San Fran
Tho Elizabeth arrived in nort yes
terday with 180 tons of freight and
the following passengers: Mrs. E.
Lee, Mrs. J. E. Walslrom, Miss Mary
Olson, D. M. Grey, E. M. Beckman,
Olis Buckner, J. W. Sampson, C. M.
Sampson, Gus Johnson, Mrs. E. M.
lieckman, Jessie Beckman and two
Beckman children. P. W. Laird and
thrco children, John Lundquist, N.
Dimtu, Gussin Budo. II. W. Rvan.
John Brown, M. Danlin. The Eliza
beth will sail again tomorrow nliM
Tho Brooklyn arrived in nort tmlnv
and will sail again tomorrow nMiL
Sho stopped in at Chetco on tho up
irip Willi a cargo of sawmill mach
inery. UNIVERSITY (J LEE CLUII
IS WELL RECEIVED.
Tliu Wllluniuttti Unlvunilty fih
Club which put on tin viittfrtuinmunt
ut the Orpliouiii Wxlndy night
under lliu uunph-e of (hu Ihimlon
lliKli Hrhooi, wu irr'li-.l with u
jiurUd hmikii mid lliu club wua well
Tlw lUuh Nrhonl duiiIU woikul
llUlll Oil III!! IMvfl M'Jlilltf t4 Ullll UN
u ji'tfuli Hivy rlt'uiintl ui iHUUrMy
ow fW) u(Ur nil vpvM wn
COOS COUNTY BASE BALL FANS
WILL ORGANIZE NEXT
George M. LafFaw, local base ball
manager, informed a representative
of the Recorder yesterday that a
meeting of the County County man
agers would probably be held nex
week, possibly Monday or Tuesday
and then some definite arrangement
will probably be made.
According to the, Coos Bay Time:
a meeting of the Marshfield fans was
held last week and it was the concent
sus of opinion at that meeting thai
there should be no restrictions this"
year as to the number of hired play
crs a town should have, and that al
towns in the county should be in tho
league, and it is the especial desire;
of the Marshfield fans that Bandon
should bo in tho league, as they rec
ognize that this town has always put
up a good article of ball and are good
losers as well as good winners.
ADVENTURES OF .KATHLYN AT
THE GRAND THEATRE
The opening scene of set No 2,
of the "Adventures of Kathlyn,"
showing the dunbar whero the
counsel of three decides that Knth
lyn, on her refusal to become the wife
or umballah, shall be given a week's
respite. During the week she rescues
Ramabai from a false charge of mur
der made by Umballah and also frees
his wife, Puhdita, annointinnr tho lat
ter her lady-in-waiting, and Ramabai
captain of her body guard. At the
same time Bruce, an American hun
ter of big game, arrives in Allaha
and proves a timely factor in the for
tunes of Knthlyn. Still refusing to
wed Umballah at the end of the fate
ful week, (ho council of three decrees
that Kathlyn must undergo two or
deals with wild animals, which if ac
complished successful will entitle her
to remain a maiden queen. The first
test required that Kathlyn should be
a human bait for a leopards trap.
The second that she should be cast In
to the arena with the huncrrv lions.
She escapes in both instances with the
niu ot Hince, whose aid has been se
cured by Punditu. In the second test
Bruce blows up the arena by a hid
den mine of powder which he had
placed there. The final scone shows
Bruco rescuing Kathlyn from the
Don't fail to seo tho continuation
of this most wonderfully fascinating
siory ai me urand Sunday night,
April 12. Six thousand feet of qual
ity films. Admission 15c and 10c.
RALPH ELLIOTT HURT
IN BICYCLE ACCIDENT.
Ralph Elliott of tho French Dry
Cleaning and Presslm? Works. hnd
tho misfortune to get badly hurt yes-
tonluy. lie wu riding down the Ed
ison Avenue hill on his bicycle and
ran full tilt Into a nlank which W&H
lying ucroHM the sidewalk. Mr. El
liott wuii thrown mmo dlntm-o and no
hudly limbed that nt first it wuh
thought lie wuk fatally In lured. II..
U much butler today, hut It will Im
itoiilti tiniti be f did lut will bi uhlo to
liHik u(ir lili hulnM4 wgulii, u
WUK tuKDII ll) tliu Ihllldoll hoMliltiil.
Wllnttt lltl WUN full lid to ,u Miilfurl.iir
fDHi u cmiplti of broken tli ttiid
MI4 ulliurwlkti ItyiJIy bIIW"l.
SCHOONER ANVIL UNDER NAME
' OF RELIANCE WILL RUN
OUT OF PORTLAND.
The Portland Journal says: "It i
announced that in response to rei
pcatcd and urgent invitations from
former patrons and shippers residen
in southern Oregon ports, the twin
screw gas schooner Anvil is, to b
put in commission on her former run
from Portland south. Tho vessel will
receive tho new name of tho Rcliancq
and will be operated by the Oregon
Pacific Navigation company. Thd
principal owner of tho vessel is WalJ
lis :'Nash, who provided money las
November to pay off the then credi
tors; in full and to completely repair
and to restore the vessel in both hulj
and engines, to thorough efilciency,
The -Reliance carries SCO tons of car
go and is fitted for 40 passongcrsj
She ' makes 10 miles per hour fully
loaded.- She made over GO round trips'
in the two years between March 1911
and 1913 to the entire satisfaction of
her patrons. It is expected that she
will be ready for her first trip in two
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON PRO
FESSOR COMING HERE, '
Dr. James H. Gilbert, professor of
Economics at the University of Ore
gon, will lecture in Coos Bay cities
next week, speaking nt Marshfield
Monday, April .13; North Bond,-Tucsr
day, April 14; Bandon, Wednesday,
April 15; Coquille, Thursday, April
10; Myrtle Point Friday, April 17.
Dr. Gilbert's lectures will bo on "Ed
ucation and Public Opinion," and
"Democracy and Great Fortunes."
The lectures are free.
In his nddress on "Education and
Public Oninion." Dr. Gilbert will
show the necessity of education in
molding public opinion, since public
oninion rules in a democratic order
of crovernment. Ho will show how
education guarantees the community
against impulsiveness and its conse
quences; how education acts as a
check on hasty and unwise action.
That education cultivates the soc
ial instinct of unselfishness will also
be discussed. Dr. Gilbert will explain
how learning makes tho community
broader-minded and less selfish. He
will nolnt out that education culti
vates honor, particularly among bus
iness men in their commercial rela
tions with each other.
In his address on tho theme "Dem
ocracy and the Great Fortunes" Dr.
Gilbert will take un the modern ten
dencies toward taho accumulation of
largo fortunes in tho hands of afew.
Ho will show the dancer of this ten
dency to a democratic government,
sinco tho basis of democracy is cquul
ity of opportunity. He will advo
cato a national inheritance tax and
tlin ii(lliis!ninf nt duties on imnorts.
as possible means of remedying p res
it t conditions.
The lecturn nt Murshfiold will 1)0
delivered under tho uUHpices of the
Woman's Club of thut city; nt North
Bund under thn nuHnlres of tliu Illk'll
Kfliouh nl. Itmwlnii lliu Incturo will 1)0
given In tliu library; at Coquille Or,
tilllmrl will deliver hU ndilrpiw ho
foru tliu High School, and at Myrtle
'ulnt before tho public hcIioo),
II. ('. Ituiwly underwent u norlouN
iperutlon ut IImi DuihIoii JlotiJllUl YUM
tvhfoy morning, lie wlllndoud (he
; pel M I lull vnry well wild l now KtL
1 1 UK along ilrey, 'J'Jiu operation M
Ml ufiuiu) by )f, Jjuukton, ulk(d
J'OOS. COUNTV ilAS
SOME GOOD ATHLETES
University of Oregon, Eugene,
April 8 "Some likely men are com
ing to the university next fail from
Coos County," said. William ifay-
ward,, athletic instructor at tho State
University, who is back from a hard
trip that took in Marshfield, North
.Bond, Coquille, Bandon and Myrtle.
Point. "Where many Coos Bay men
have gone to Berkley or Stanford in
.former years, many are now turned
to Oregon by the increased facilities,"
In tho five Coos County cities, Mr,
Hay ward spoko before 1,200 people,
principally high school students and
came back witli a high opinion of the
Coos country. He used moving pic
tures to show proper form in athletic
events, and gave boys at each 'high
school some practical instruction.
The trip was part of the Extension
Division work of the University.
ASK COUNTY TREASURER Tf
TURN OVER ALL F(UNDS
DUE THE PORT.
The Port Commissioners of thf
Port, , of Bandon met Wednesday ii
the office of their attorney. G. T
Treadgold. Only three- membert
were present: President R. H. Rosa
T. P. Hanley and R. E. L. Bcdillion
E, E. Johnson, vice president, and J
E. Norton, secretary, were absent
In the nbsericc of the secretary R. E.
ii. Bedillion was '.appointed iBec'retary,
The chief item of business was to
ask tho county treasurer to turn ov
er all funds now in his hands, belong
in to the Port, the' treasurer, T. P.
Hanley, having filed his bonds in the
sum, qf $10,000 as required by law.
The Bank of Bandon, the First Na
tional Bank of Bandon,'tbc Farmers
and Merchants Bank of Coquille. and
the First National Bank of Coquille
were designated as official depositor
ies for tho Port of Bandon, and the
county treasurer was renucsted to
send a check on each of tho said banks
for one-fourth of tho whol eamnunt.
and tho money will be divided among
tho four bunks.
The matter of nayinir of hills wan
laid over til tho next regular meet
BANDON MOOSE LODGE
Bandon Lodge, Loyal Order of
Moose, installed officers at their reg
ular meeting last night as follows:
L. A. Langley, Director; Harrj
Piorco, Vice Director; I. C. Zeh, pre
late; M. E. Treadgold, secretary; E.
G. Cassidy, Treasurer; L. A. Martin.
Sorgeant-at-arms; Smith Hunsen, in
side guard; Carl Averill, outside
guard; I). M. Averill, trustee for one
year; Dr. S. J. Mann, trustee for two
years; N. J. Craln, trustee for three
The lodge also initiated a numbci
of candidates att ho meeting.
The Good Roads Proclamation
Whereas Governor Went has pro
claimed Saturday, April 25th, as u
public holiday to bo known ns
"All Oregon Good Road's Day"
and has requested that every peroon
don working clothes and proceed to
do one. day's work on tho public high
WhureiiH. John F. Hall. County
Judge of Coom County, luu ntado of
ficial rc(fuent thut every citizen of
Cook County procure the Decern ry
tool und niuterlul and perform eight
bourn hard luUr upoil Die public
highway for (hu Ixtnelit of Iho public
roud, Ihu tainu U lu ilono without
And wlin run', uli iloimtlou of lu
bor wjll w h public nrvUo mim) of
ROAD FUNDS'OF THIS4DISTRICT
ARE NOW. UP TO THF.
At the last meeting of the Bandon
Commercial Club the secretary wi(s
instructed to .wrjto to ; thej couuty
court asking what disposition .was. .be
ing made of .the two- ten-mill road tux
funds for this district, and a reply
was received from County Judge kJoh)i
F. Hall which is self explanatory ,
Tho lottcr follows: "M. E. Tread
gold, Secretary. Bandon Commercial
Club! Dear Sir: Replying to yours
of the 4th will say that tho matter
is now m the Circuit Court and the
County Court can. do nothing umy
a dceisjon is rendered by tho Cir
cuit CourU' As to why the Court bus
not passed upon this matter we know
not. You can take that matter up
with tho attorneys. As to why ap
plications have not been made to dis
solve injunction ns to monies collect
ed, If there has been nny monies paid
in since thq injunction has been filed
we have nb knowledge", we were ser
ved with an Injunction enjoining us
from doing anything until the court
passed upon tho question. Tho in
junction went so far as to enjoin the
improvement of the road, but when
Hie Circuit Judge's attention was call
ed to the "matter ho modified his or
der so as to permit, us to, improve tho
road, saying 'ho did not, want it un
derstood that the court was opposed
to good .roads.' I would advise you
to take the matter up with thq at
torney's, as it , is , out 6f the hantis' of-
the CoUhtyT'C6urf- until " Iho cYrcuiT
Court makes an order. We are just
as anxious as you aro to get the mat
ter settled and to get the money on
tho road . Yours very, truly, John F.
Hall, County Judge."
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
Work is progressing rapidly on the
now First Natiohul Bank building.
The. plumbing and heating system
aro now being installed by Mr.
Schroeder of Marshfield and tho pain
ing' is1 being; done by Frank Herman
6f Marshfield. Mr. Herman is rec
ognized as one of the very best paint
ers in Oregon and the work he is do
ing on this building will bear out his
reputation. The white paint oh the
front of the building Is imported und
the very best quality that money can
buy. Mr. Herman takes great
prido in his work as the finished pro
duct both, on tho exterior nndjnter
ior of the bank will show.
Tho window 'and door casings aro
of cement and painted snow white
while the doors and window frames,
which by-thc-way is the only wood
about the building, are stained beau
tiful muhoguny and aro worked down
until they aro really ns smooth as ma
hogany. The painting on this build
ing is something that would bo hard
to equal and connot be surpassed by
any of the finest work in any city.
E. E. Oakes has been at Coos Bay
and Coquille on business for a few
Whereas, many citizens nre willing
and anxious to contribute in u sub
stantial way to tho improvement of
tho public hlghwny,
Now, therefore, I, J. W. Must, may
or of the city of Bundon, by virtue
of tho power In mo vested as mich,
do proclulm as it public holiduy for
tho citizenx of liundon Biilurduy,
April 25th, and do recommend that
all rilizeim who am do ho, hiimjhiiuI hi.
Ur In the UMual vocation and nqmlr
lo tho public hlghwuyn, and further
rt-oiiiund thut ill ruvti It m not coil
venlent lo i'onrJIut labor lliut u
rmh donation of vuluu rqiu Ut imv
ilati work ho given for im im I he
(liven under my hum) thin yih uy
ut April, mi, ;
it w, ham Mym .
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