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BANDON, OREGON, TUESDAY, APRIL, 21 1914
Oregon Historical Society
City Hall . ijo-.
TRIP IN 2:35
SMASHES RECORD ESTABLISH
El) LAST WEEK II V A FORI)
FOR THE HUN BETWEEN BAN-
DON AND NOUTH BEND.
Left North Bend 0:20
Arrived Bullord's ferry ..8:55
Stopped to fix chain. .
Actual running time
Tho automobile racing in mud, be
tween Coos Bay and Bandon, took on
a new front, this morning when tho
Ilupmobilc, driven by II. P. Gurnca
with J. II. Pittnoy, Fred Glnzer and
Walter McLcod assisting, left North
Bend at 0:20 nnd arrived at Bullard'rt
Ferry at 8:55. Time two hours and
35 minutes. A chain was broken on
one of tho rear wheels which took 20
minutes to fix, making tho actual run
nig tinio two hours and 11 minutes,
which is certainly good time even for
good ronds to say nothing of the pro3
ent muddy conditions. Five stops
were made between Coos Bay nnd
Dullards, but only one of any length.
Tho machine and men were mud be
pnltercd, but otherwise no one
HOPmcd to be any tho worse for the
AMIS. hNDHERG ENTERTAINS
M FIVE HUNDRED LUNCHEON
Mrs P. A. Sandberg entertained a
number of friends at n Five Hundred
luncheon Saturday afternoon and it
prt ed to be one of the most success
f il and elaborate social events of the
si a on.
It being Easter week tho house
decorations were in keeping with the
season, tho prevailing color being
Tho guests received as favors
minaturo chicken and chicken broiler.
The luncheon was very elaborato
six courses being served, and tho af
Icrnoon was most pleasantly spent
at Five Hundred.
Mrs. banuoerg was assisted m
serving by Misses Pearl Craine and
The first prize was won by Mr3. E.
E. Reynolds and Mrs. E. B. Knusriul
succeeded in capturing the consola
Those invited wore Mesdames N
J. Craine, F. E. Dyer, S. C. Endicott,
A. S. Elliott, F. J. Feeney, II. K
Flom, Geo. Geiseldorfer, Annie Jones,
C. Mc. Johnson, Robert Johnson, E
B. Kausrud, C. E. K'opf, C. Y. Lowe,
L. J. ltadley, E. E. Reynolds, Horaeo
Richards, L. P. Sorenson, Annie M.
mcuer, u. ii, wane, ami misses i.u
cilo D. McKay, Maude Lowe, Kate
Rosa, Nora Solve, Bello Witcher and
LANG LOIS NEWS.
(From the Lender.)
The other day whilo being assisted
through one of the rooms at his home'
Mr. Upton sullered a fall, injuring
his hip more or leas painfully. He
thinks the jar of his fall rattled the
type in the cases of the Leader office
across the way.
The horse belonging to J. II. Foster
was drowned last week while at
tempting to cross Floras Creek. The
lioioi having two sacks of potatoes
tied to his lack was unable to battle
with the swift current which carried
him under a pile of drift wood and in
to deep water, whore ho drowned.
Rev Erwin, who has been in Ari
zona for the past year, returned to
Ijinglois taut week. Mr. Envhi was
coming to spend tho winter with his
friend Ronnie, who was drowned In
the Sixes a uhort time ago.
Thu Coquillo River Truiwportu.
4 Kin company Iiuh opened uu olllco
ii the building with J". L. Oreoiiougli.
I, W Shelter U looking lifter tludr
1 1 iv iilllre
I ho MeNuIr HuhlwuiK ('em tuny
I..).. Inulid Ihe front of mir MM? o
u ual uf iulnL BJWlI UrMfltli.
. K up (he up)i'ujuiif gJ Uiul
DANCE GIVEN II V ODER OF
GOOD FELLOWS A SUCCESS
The Grand Ball given by the Order
of Good Fellows at the Bank Hall
last Saturday night was a decided
success in every particular, and ov
eryone who attended is loud in praise
of the good time accorded them.
record crowd was in attendance. The
prizes, which consisted of beautifully
engraved gold medals, were won by
Miss Kntherine Wny of this city, and
Mr. W. R. Webber of Conlogue'a
camp. Tho judges were L. Tower and
S. D. Howell of Bandon and L. T
Schrocder of Mnrsfield, and the con
testants were all agreed as to the
fairness of the awards. The Good
Fellows will give nnother dance in the
STUDENTS GIVEN ROYAL RE-
CEPTION AT WIGWAM FRIDAY
NIGHT BY MR. AND MRS. J. L.
One of the most successful and
most enjoyable social events of the
season was the entertainment at tho
Wif jwnm last Friday night, given by
Mr. nnd Mrs. J. L. Kronenbenr to
Bandon High School students, alum
ni and a few other friends, in honor
of tho High School debating team of
1914, which was composed of Pearl
Craine, Jack Kronenbcrg and Stella
Tho evening was delightfully spent
with dancing, playing cards and other
amusements, and elegant refresh
ments were served. Tho Wigwam was
tastily decorated for the" occasion afiil
those present pronounco it one of the
most enjoyablo evenings of tho year,
GET READY FOR GOOD
ROADS DAY SATURDAY.
Don't forgot that Saturday of this
week is "Good Roads" day. Every
body is going out and work on the
roada that day. Two large delega
tions aro going out from Bandon
One will leave on tho Dispatch at 7
o clock in the morning and go as far
as Lanipa anil will then work this
wny. The other will go down tho
coast to the Curry county lino and
fix the road between hero and that
point. The big grader drawn by Al
fred Morras catterpillar engine will
work the road between hero nnd Cur
This is an opportunity to get
a stnrt on the roads proposition and
every able bodied man who can get
away on that day should be on hand
with ax, pick or shovel Saturday
The following resolution wns
adopted by the committee having in
charge the program for the day:
He it resolved, that in the matter
of apportioning the labor on the var
ious roads, wenty per cent of the en
tiro force be placed on th cBear
Creek road; forty per cent on the
Bandon-Langlois road and forty per
cent on tho Township Line road
That the committee recommonds
that Axel Erickson bo uppointed over
seer on the Bear Creek road; E. B.
Henry on the Bandor.-Langlois road.
and Georgo Cox on ( tho Township
i. no roan.
That the work performed consist-
of grading, draining nnd cleaning
mat the tools, consisting of shov
els, axes, mattocks and peaveys be
procured by tho men as far as pos
bible. That all men residing within the
city limits report at tho corner of So
corn! street and Fillmore avenue at
tho hour of 8 o'clock in the moraine:.
bringing with them their tools.
"That tho parties owning teams er-
Mpond to the call and report to tho
overseer to bo assigned to their
"That in lieu of work, null sub.
woriptliHid will m rerelved at the Munt
grocery on Second street or by mull
to J. W. Mut, (tUMlodimi if (awl.
"Thui in nmpoiiKi) Ui wniiwiniiiilu
lion u bijiiliew Ihiuh' titw turn
(he hour of 8 u in mill) tl Uuur uf
0 J. HI. at whj thy, Muljijday, AliilJ
Mill. kuH J. W. Mutu l, II
Ptmvy, flw, J', 'Jty'jijnif.'
U. S. Lands
(By long distance phone from tho
Marshfield Evening Record.)
At noon today the German ship
"Musnt" with 200 Krupp guns and a
million rounds of ammunition for
Hucrta attempted to land but was
met with decided opposition by the
United States fleet, and finally gave
It is reported that these guns were
wanted by Hucrta to protect the rial
road from Vera Cruz to Tampico.
ALL LINED UP
'ILINGS FOR CANDIDATES BE
FORE THE PRIMARIES CLOSED
LAST THURSDAY AND VOTERS
CAN PICK FAVORITES NOW.
The last day for filing found a good
ly number of candidates aspiring to
tile various county offices. The coun
ty commissionership seems to be the
most coveted plum, there being sev
en candidates after that nomination
Following is the list of candidates:
County Judge Republican, W. C.
Chaso and James Watson; Demo
cratic, J. J. Stanley.
County Commissioner Republican,
Thomas B. James, Geo. J. Armstrong,
Frank Flam and Levi Smith; Demo
cratic, Elbert Dyer, O. J. Seeley; Pro
gressive, rJ. 1J. Curtis.
County Clerk Republican, F. E.
Allen, Robert R. Watson and F. D.
Kruse; Democratic, A. B. Collier.
Sheriff Republican, Alfrend John-
son,Jr and Geo. W. Starr; Democrat
ic, W. W. Gage and Z. T. Siglin.
Coroner F. E. Wilson, Republican.
County Treasurer Republican. T.
M. Dimmick; Domocratic, M. II. Her-
County Surveyor Republican, A.
N. Gould nnd C. S. McCulloch.
Commissioners of tho Port of Ban
don Republican, A. MeNair and C.
R. Moore; Democratic, T. P. Hanley
and J. L. Kronenberg.
Commissioners of the Port of Co
qtillle River Republican, C. E. Hill
ing and J. N. Gearhart; Democratic,
Thomas D. Giierin nnd T. W. Mc
Commissioners of the Port of Coos
Bay Republican, Henry Sengstnck
en, A. II. Powers and Anson Otis
The Flfiold sailed Saturday night
wun uu cords of match wood, 40
poles, 100 posts, 400.000 feet of llllll.
her, five tons of miscellaneous freight
nun uiu ronowlng passengers: Rob
ert Smith, I). H. Mann, II. J. Keith,
Geo. GelBondorfer, Luther Collier, R.
O. Taylor, Martin Fitzgerald, Gun
Tho llundon leuvea Han FrancUco
ut lv o'clock thin evening will) it cur
Ifo of oil for hu Inrul iiutrjbutlng
kIuIIdii of the Hlundurd (J Co,
The Hpeudwell will Iwivm Hun Fran
vivu fur Uuiidon April itfilh.
Tim JillruMli mitIvwI Hmluy
mjMm h1Hj m bnu of Uviriit ujjd
Uw pliowliitf imwwn Q, 0, Ad
At 3 o'clock this afternoon n large
force of American marines was land
ed at Vera Cruz, and an English war
vessel refused to carry supplies for
Huertn from Vera Cruz to Tampico.
Ihe benat adjourned this after
noon and refused to consider Presi
dent Wilsons request to go ahead
with the war, until 10:00 o'clock to
morrow. In the meantime the Amer
ican fleet under Admiral Fletcher will
stay on guard at Vera Cruzj
LEGAL MILL AT COQUILLE IS
BEING KEPT BUSY WITH CIVIL
ACTIONS. 12 CASES STARTED
Coquille Sentinel says: The follow
ing suits at law have been begun in
the Circuit Court of Coos county
since our last issue:
April 10. In tho matter of tho as-
signmentofS. T. Lewis, insolvent
debtor to Arthur McKeown, assignee.
April 11. Dora Guzman as guar
dian for the personal estate of Alex
Evans vs. W. G. Barnes, a suit to
April 11. Tom Brown, respondent
and plaintiff vs. Tom Morris and Gus
Demos, doing business under the nam
of the Grand Restaurant. On appeal
from Justice court district No,
April 13. D. C. Krantz vs. Annie
Krantz. Suit for divorce.
April 13. Tho Mercantile Nation
nl Bank vs. W. II. Webb.
April 14. E. E. Doyle vs. II. Su
derman, sometimes known as H. Sun-
derman. Action for damages.
April 14. John Kane vs. Edward
G. Pcrham and Albert B. Gridley,
partners doing business under the
firm name of Perham and Gridley.
April 14.--Petcr Meregat vs. L. J
Simpson Lumber Co. Action for
April 14. Annie E. Stickney vs. F.
Timmerman. Action in ejectment.
April 1C J. E. Wheeler vs. Sce-
ey-Anderson Logging Co., Johnson
Lumber Co., Lyons & Johnson Lumber
Co., Alfred Johnson Lumber Co., Ran
dolph Lumber Co., Robert Dollar,
trustee, and E. O. Clinton.
April 10. Peter Scott und Emma
Scott vs. Port of Coos Bay. Action
ams und wife, Mrs. Norton, Mrs.
Bailey, J. II. Cookson, E. E. Foss, C.
McCullock, J. C. Perry, Ed. Perry, J.
F. Wllllarna, T. W. McClintock, II.
Grcdey, J, 0born, A. Block, W. A.
Wylfe, E. Johnson, Ray Hall, wife
und two koiih, W. C. Hall.
The Elizabeth Milled again today
with tt7,000 feet of lumber, toiu
of iiiUrolliwifoijii freight nnd the fol
lowing piuiieiigi'Mt Kmonwii I-eucli,
A. JlubeiJy, A- J'erhbuliiir, (,'luudu
AiluniN, J. I.. No Ion und Mr Itufuu.
Tim Tillamook mmwl from I'oit
bind Huliinlny mwiIhk wllli IKfi Um
ut fritlHhl Ull'l milltul uLruIn
(DWJlliliif Mill) l&MJ ruWlyUii lln uiiil
FRED HOLLISTER VISITS
VOTERS IN THIS VICINITY
Fred Hollister of North Bend. Dem
ocratic candidate for Congress be
fore tho May primaries was in Ban
don yesterday calling on the voters
of this city and looking after his po
litical interests. Mr. Hollister is a
man of strong personality and firm
convictions nnd says he is in the fight
to win. He is a bnnker and lawyer
and lias succeeded signally in all his
business undertakings, some of
which hnve been quite large, all of
winch indicates that ho is a big enough
man to handlo the position ho aspires
to, should he succeed in landiner it.
Ho undoubtedly made a good impres
sion in Bandon.
STUDENTS FROM FIVE
COUNTY HIGH SCHOOLS WIL1
CONTEST FOR CHAMPIONSHIP
FRIDAY, APRIL 24.
The Coos county High school ora
invti.nl t ...ill 1 1 1 1 , ..
wnitii tumi-sb win uu neiu ai uu
High school auditorium in this cit
next Friday night, April 24
There will be two representative
a boy and a girl, from each of the
five High schols in the county, am
two cups, one to tho winning bov
iimi one to me winning girl, will be
. . ...
It was first planned to have each
contestant deliver an original ora-
t on, but it was later decided to change
the program to declamations und
judge on delivery alone.
Bandon High School will be rep-
resented by Tom Chatburn and June
Hess, both of whom hnve proven
",ua,' solium m uus line
of work and they will give a good ac-
count of themselves in the conte'st
Evcrybody who is interested in the
welfare of the school should attend
MOTION PICTURE DANCING
LESSONS AT THE GRAND,
And now wo are to learn dancing
by motion pictures! A throe re
featuro that gives a series of comprc-1
hensive dancing lessons has just been
produced by Kalem and will bo shown
at the Grand Theatre on Thursday,
April 23. These lessons, called the
"Motion Picture Dancing Lessons",
aro given by New York's most fam
ous dancers, Mr. Wallace McCutch-
con nnd Miss Joan Sawyer. This
couple were the sensation of the New
York Theatre Roof Garden last sum-
mer, nnd at the present time aro in.
structors to the members of tho fam-
ous "400". Tho dances taught are the
Tango, Turkey Trot and tho Hesita-
tion Waltz. As shown in tho "Mo-
tion Picture Dancinir Lessons" these
dances aro marvels of beauty and ciou,,ty officials aro exercises the func
grace. Each is shown stop by step, tio,m of t,,cir "",co illegally and that
and should aid any person whb sees 1,1010 ',,,H l)co" no legal assessments
tho picture to becomo an accomnlifili-
ed dancer. The tango, turkey trot
nnd hesitation waltz are first shown
as danced by tho patrons of one of
Nuv York's most famous cabarets.
Later Mr. McCutcheon and M iss Saw
yer take the floor and show their
method. Tho scene shifts to Mr. Mc.
Cutcheon's studio, where he Is seen
teaching several pupils the dances "lucn u,ure m'Kht l)e ' tho conten
named. To better illustratn thn tion nH n nbstract proposition. Tim
tho pictures at intervals show just
the lower limbs. It Is a most un
usual feature and well worth seeing.
WILL HAVE "COOS COUNTY"
BUILDING AT PACIFIC FAIR
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ijiniii.ii iruni i-oi u mo
uiu iiuiriiniiiiuj itecoru cays: "At n
f t.n I . ii . .
meeting of commercial clubs here U-
llllV Mfiniltivk It lirtlu ..I.. .1..
county building at the Sun Francis-
co oxpoNltloii uiul thu naiiie will be
"Umh County. Orewin. Bulldlno-'M
,,,.iiK nin ij in' m on nut
.i.i y in piuy hi iquiiio when
IllUlia flilll r'l.iu i-onnl.. ...... 1. 1 ...... . I
Will lie kUbllllltcd und u deleirullon
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Vrmwt. Tim riiy mwi loduv
mini im iwwM limn Hill
THE LEGAL STATUS OF THE
PORT OF BANDON WILL BE
DECIDED BY SUPREME COURT.
CASE IS IMPORTANT.
A decision by Judge Coke in the
Port of Bandon case Is expected be
fore long, says the Coquille Sentinel,
all the evidence having been taken
some time ago and written briefs
submitted by the counsel.
County Attorney Liljcqvist informs
us that he began tho suit on the part
of the state to abolish the Port of
Bandon at the request of Governor
West. There aro five main points on
which the state is relying to support
its contention that tho Port of Bnn-
(lon 1,a8 1,0 'Kal existence, though
one of them, if sustained, will also
wipe out the Port of Coquille. and
leave the river without any Port Dis
trict, if the valility of latter Is also
The first contention of the state is
that there cannot be two ports in the
same river, that the one first estab-
ished is the only port that has any le
The second point is that the polls
for the election at which the Port of
Bandon was established wero closed
it seven o'clock, when the law re
quired that they should bo kept open
until nii-ht nV1n,.l.
rp. .... ... . ... .,
I "" I'Ulllb IB Ullll. U1U VjOUIllV
dork m.-idn nn wi ,ini.i 'r
the polling places, those having been
fixed as long ago as 1910, while the
W snva tj,w 0,,.ii i. ,is, .i
ess tllan tn d..V!1 ,lpfr nnoh .
tion It is further claimed that tho
elections were not held at the places
.lesie-nated nn lmin.r ;,, .i,...
building a quarter of a mile away
The fourth Is that of the notic
wero nnstml nnt ai.l tho iw .):!
The fifth is that th nnrf iicf.:,.f ..'
contained 10,500 acres from
which the runoff was into the terri-
tory of the Port of Coos Bay and tho
upper river port, being over the di
vide in the former case.
But in tho matter of tho election
precincts, if the Court holds that the
3lL'ctlon was void because the pro
I c'ncts wur-' not properly designated
a win apparently invalidate not only
tho election ut which the Port of Ban-
Ion was established but also the elec
tion at which the Port of Coquillo was
And the thing by no means ends
lnere rr if "H-'so elections arc Invali-
,,atc(1 I'ecauso there was a technical
lIufect designating the polling
P'uce or because the designation
was of to 0,J " vintage it would
folIow U't all the other elections held
in Co?s c0y i" 1912 and 1913 were
a,so valid. Perhaps from this it
woll'I follow also that half of our
ol 1,10 county during the past two
yoilrs a,"l that no touchers have
. " ,L'Haly licensed during that
time. But this is going far enough
lor " rcductio ad absurdum. Cer
tainly no court is going to hold that
elections are void because the poll
ing places have not been newly es-
tnblished each year no matter how
m,,ler wi" "-'collect that while our
OU.re," courl 1101,1 ,at fall the new
reKitratlon law unconstitutional, it
wuh noi wining to rollow that decision
to its logical conclusion nnd sav that
all the elections in which tho gieat
luaioritv of tho
' - "
reKiHiereu under thnt i i.i i
were a ho void.
'' AU.N IMPROVING
A'r "A.N'DON HOSPITAL
T. T. Allen, uhn i..,.i .. i
miiuii in uiu uunuon JloHpllul ii week
K" nuiMiiiy, In gelling along nkely
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