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BANDON, OREGON, FRIDAY, APRIL, 24 1914
STEPS ARE NOW BEING TAKEN
HY LOCAL BUSINESS MEN TO
INSURE A ROUSING CELEBRA
TION ON JULY FOURTH.
Bnndon will cclcbrnle.
A movement is now on foot to have
the biggest celebration at Bandon thiv
year ever held in th6 county. A num
ber of leading business men have
taken hold of the subject and arc de
termined to put it through with a vim.
There arc many original stunts be
ing planned for the cntertalmont of
the people. There will be a bin bar
becue, danco pavillion, and in fact
everything that goes to make up a
good old fashioned celebration.
It las not yet been delerminoci
yet whether to have the celebration
on or mor days. '
STATE SURVEY WILL BE A'.;
BIG HELP IN MARKETING
University of Oregon, Eugcrie,
April 21. A survoy of industrial, mil
commercial conditions in Oregon i:
about to be undertaken by the state
university. This vast and important
work has been assigned to the Uni
versity by the board of higher curri
cula, and will bo dono under the
School of Commerce, which will be
opened in connection witli the state
University next September. Ilarrj
U. Miller of Portland, formerly con
Bul-gcncral to China, will be chair
man of tho board of nine advisers
composed of prominent Oregon bus!
ness men, who will make suggestions
for this survoy.
The slate' unTvciVityin making thir
Burvey, will investigate each indus
try in order, and will report upoi
every foreign field consuming the
products of this industry. Whoi
wheatraising is handled, for example
tho details of aid rendered by tho gov
ornments of other wheat raising coun
tries will bo ascertained aid, thai
is, in such matters as building ole
vntors, securing lower transportation
rates and conserving laud. State
and local aid given farmers in thii
country and other countries will 1
reduced to usable form. Tho world'i
wheat production will be tabulated
Tho object will bo to help tho Ore
pon wheat raiser get the most
grain possible at tho cheapest cost to
the highest priced market.
The purposco f thef rult survej
will be similar. Consuls, for exam
ple, all over tho world will bo called
upon for data of fruit consumption ii
their district; of the sources of that
fruit supply; of tho muthods and cos)
of handling shipments abroad; of the
mail et posibilities as to both domain
and price. A thorough canvass of
this kind, covering all the sources of
pioduclion as well as possible mar
Lets, is intended to give the Oregoi.
fruitraisor his first comprehensive
look at tho world's fruit situation,
lnc next logical step will bo tolielp
bun develop these markets whore
profitable markets aro found' to ex
ist. Similar surveys will be made foi
stock raising, lumbering, fishing, gen
eral farming and so on.
ORMER CURRY SUPER1N-
TEN DENT REPORTED DEAD
It is reported that Prof. Win, S.
C'di.ui f Lnuglois died very sudden
ly Wednesday. Mr. Guerin was for
a number of years county superin
tendent of schools of Curry county
and was a prominent educator of that
Ciraduato. of. the. Indiana. Ijiw
School, admitted to the bar in Indi
ana. Ohio ami Illinois, ami Imvu had
fifteen years sucrnaaful holiness ox
piiionre, made u uncross of furmlugr
i i (Dos county. If iilot'tiul SliuHir
Mill i iifuiie la Hie lulliir wury ilin-
ii jl i.iw now mi or Dial umy immt
I i bp jilwwj on I he Ulnlnu Ihtoh
- givu wurybo.j)' u Mfuuju lsaU
m.miwiiuN of Hip mm
mu, M)ijri. ii vv wmwi
DANCE AT NEW PAVILLION
Dont forget the dance at the now
pavillion tomorrow night under thA
lUspicca of the Bandon Commercial
This will ho tho,opcning dance at
the'pavillion and a gooij time is at
surcd everyone who attends.
Kausruds entire orchestra will fur
nish the music.
NOTICES NOW BEING SENT OUT
BY COUNTY CLERK FOR SPEC
IAL ELECTION TO BE HELD
The County Court has at- last call
ed tho special road election to vote
on whether or not Coos county shall
voti 10,000 bonds for the purpose
of building good roads, or not.
Pj. Mrtlw.Aa wn ew imt minimi nnt
ijy iiio couniy cierit caning vue elec
tion for May J nth, the same day at
the general primaries.
The notice calling the election set
forth that the bonds are to mature
in twenty years, not more than one
hundred and forty-six thousand si),
hundred and sixty-six and uli-JOO to
bo issued in any one year, and to bcai
interest' at the rate of five per cent
Tho division of the money is the
same as called for in the petitions
to the county court .to call tho elec
DR. CALVIN S. WHITE TO
fiECTURK IN' BANDON"
Dr Calvin S. White, secretary oi
the State Board of Health, leave
Portland the 28th of this month l
spend five days on health matters
among Coos county cities. Dr. White
is also president of the Oregon Soda'
Hygiene Society and while in these
cities will help the locnl committee!
organize the work of this society.
This society is combatting the soc
ial diseases commonly known as "the
great red plague." Its method of
work is strictly along educational
lines. It is the purpose of the So
.iety to cause every parent in tlu
State to sco the need of parent
3quipping their sons and daughter
with proper information regardinp
this vital matter from its propci
sources. Working along these line,
tho Society believes within time thai
t will cITeet a universally desired ro
form in these conditions.
A local committee is at work ar
ranging a meeting for men only it.
which local speakers will be assisted
jy Dr. White in presenting tho sub
ject of Social Hygiene in its differ
ant aspects. For its far-reaching ro
;ults for good this mooting will In
epochmaking in the history of Han
Definite information as to tho Una
and plnce of ineefting, speakers, etc..
will appear in a later issue.
PORFIRIO DIAZ SILENT
ON THE WAR SCARE.
Monto Carlo, April 21. General
Porlirio Diaz, formorly Mexican die
tntor, has come hero to recover from
tho uffoct of an attack of la grippe.
He is aceoiimpnnied by bin wife.
The convalescence of tho General,
who is nearly R, is progressing nor
nially although he is troubled with
deafness he shows jrreat intorebt it
Mexico nows and bushles reading nil
available newspapers, .receives many
private telegrams on the subject.
Goiiom! Dim rsselutoly refuued to
day to inaku any conmwrit whutev.ii
oh the action of th United HUttes to
wn nl Cetera! IliiurU, although a cor
respondent reminded him of bin ofUi
rilj rtmwrk timt the mil) ri,-
iimw wiurjj IIP WWI I
muiro Ut Ntxiro muU I when
1H htul Umn ofinldiuhtti tWn or
when hi ammlry was alUi'Ud by a
Kmi MWHtito utfa (it iu-ral Dlut ui
km) mhimI Huriii, a an a ut M
nt UmUm In Um af mm
wUu ttaM mUmim ik iMft4m 4!
(uuumt l ti iks mmMtf
at Vera Cruz
Three U. S. Men Killed! and TwentyFive
Wounded At Vera Cruz Today.
Reenforcemen(s for Maas
Washington. D. C, April 21. Ad
miral Badger reported three killed
and twenty- live wounded in today's
fight In Vera Cruz. 'The Navy and
War Departments tonight concentrat
ed their attention in preparing for an
;mportar.l land battle at Vera Cruz.
General Illanquet is rcporled cm his
ay fr.ln Mexico City with ro-on-force'm
cuts to join General Maas, who
evacufed the city and has establish
ed a c:tr.ip four miles west. General
Rkinquct :r. evpected to attack the
United Slates forces' now in the city.
San Diego, April 21. Advice from
the American Consul tells of auti
Amcrican rioliag nt Ensenada, Mex.
The Mexican federals are said to be
ittackiug the Americans. The mon
itor Cheyenne left San Diego at
10 o'clock for (he Mexican .city.
Washington, I). C, .April 21.
Charge il'AlTaireH O'SliaugluicMsy and
his staff have rVaehed Vera Cruz un-
Jer military escort furnished by
Hucrta. They arrived on special
irahi,vitluintl.-An)uricans.- - -Elpaso,
Tex., April 21. General
Villa arrived at Juarez this afler
aoon with guard of 70 men and went
mto quartern in his comfortable home
where Airs. Villa awaited him.
Sacremento. Cal., April 21. What
:s said lo be a Mexican plot to poison
the water supply of San Diego was
reported by the San Diego police to
Jay and General Forbes of the Calr
foraia National Guard.
Los Angeles, Cal., April 2t. 100,
1110 people filled uilh patriotism
Mocked the streets around the armor
lo ami from the railroad station along
vhirh the first battallion of (he
.Seventh regular national guards of
California marched as they were de
parting for the front to act as pa
Vera Cruz, April 21. The Mexican
gunboat Progresso with 500 federal
soldiers catered the harbor today
unaware of the American occupation
and was given the choice of remain
ing under the American flash light
ind'guiis or putting hack to sea.
I'hey did the latter.
, Rebela and Federals .May Join.
According to roports received yes
terduy General Carransa, leaeler of
the revolutionary forces in Moxico
threatens to join forces with Iluerla
unless tho U. S. troops aro immediate
ly withdrawn from Vorn Cruz.
Mexican Students Ducked.
Washington, April 2JJ. Senor Al-
gam, charge of the Mexican emlmssy
hero, wns informed today hy a tele
gram from tho Mexican Vie Counsul
at Indianapolis that dlovon Mexican
Uudents at the University of Notro
Dnnjo nt Notre Dnmo, Ind., wsro
thrown into the river there and other
wie badly treated by American stu
JenU at the institution.
Deallw Grieve President.
WssliiiJBton, D. C. .April 22 "I'm
sorry, terribly sorry," wore Presi
dent Wilson's first words when the
ItlMtt tt tt til u! In
i(Vu ivcm him. Today tin, Pmd
Iflattl. mttl anil .M.li.,...l
to WttBil slowly U hi oAcw Uinwtfh
Itw Wltil Jtuuae his imul was Uwwf
and Itia fate a lmy In Wp Min
UiMHinifii (Jfjrr Usrimm
Kiimm, mm mmu4r at ii
VmdmuH, at U WawU, jstey m
regiments fully organized and drilled
for service against Mexico, should it
be found necessary to send an army
' Mexican Peace Forseen.
Leinilon, April 28. According to
the Standard, the large commercial
interest it in Great Brilian believe that
the American action will tend to im
prove the prospects of British finan
cial and comcrcinl interests in Mexi
co, because it provides hope of event
ual peace and the resumption of trade
Aviators Are Ready.
Lqs Angeles. April 23. Walter
Hrokins, aviator, and Ralph New
comb, owner of tho big Wright ma
chine; 1'rookins is using in his flights
here, today telegraphed an offer of
their service's in, Mexico to the War
Department in Washington.
The attendance at the tabernacle
last evening was tho best thero bus
been, anil the evangelist gaye one of
the strongest addresses against sin
that had ever been heard by many in
the audience. Few who were there
will soon forgt tho awful picturo of
Sodom and her sin, and the disgrace
which came to the man Lot, who com
promised himself with the sin of the
Quite a sensation was caused by
tho evangelist quoting a prominent
young man of the town who said "the
evangelist told tho truth about the
dance." There was another sensation
when Thomas described the close con
tact of tho two bodies of a pair of
dancers, and the inevitable effect of
rousing their animal passions. Still
another sensation was caused by the
evangelist "consigning" of tho citi
zen who said that he (Thomas) was
not making friends for the ministers.
Mr. Thomas.is thankful for the hear
ty support that the local pastors are
giving hip. He has his own stylo
anej they believe in giving him a
chance. Come out and hear the
preaching and singing. You will en
joy it. Subject tonight "Auction of
n Soul." KNIGHT.
BRIEF LOCAL ITEMS.
The little son of Mr. and Mrs. Matt
Smith of East Bandon, fell on tho
broken end of a scantling Tuesday,
the scantling entering his mouth anil
passing out through hie cheek. Dr.
Houston was called and dressed the
wound and the little follow is getting
alqng fine at prosont.
Charles P. Newman of Port Or
forel has beon in the city for a few
days. Ho has been buying horses
for use In hauling ties from tho
woods into Port Orford.
Oapt. C. W. Korth and family have
moved to San Francisco, whore they
will make their future home. Thoy
havo rental their beautiful Bandon
roaldunro to Geo. M. L-ilTaw.
I E. Coals of Prosper Is a Ban
don visitor today.
W. L. Davidson had tho nilnforiuii
in cut Ida hand rvorely tho other
Uh when tt chlsai wlifcli ho Hits us
tn slipfwl. Two flujf woro wry
rly st-rd in ttw assiilsnU
Miss Jftang at I'arlium Is at tile
MvNstr Hardware aUire nimJ
will if liter all 4a y Matunlay uiut
MMtdsx demMiatiaiiMf the aaiellxul
ilHalitif tt f'bt Muwtl "nrj'tslsi'ii mI
AfMt MS H iMtofalaJ Ut
l tmd asilaia tkmld saw tkU
JOHN F. BANE BUYS
RICE TRANSFER BUSINESS
John P. Banc has bought out R
II. Rice's transfer line and has al
ready taken possession of the same
Mr. Bane will do a general transfer
business and hauling of all kinds,
lie will also handle wood. Mr. Bane
expects to put on a half-ton gasoline
truck in a short time for rapid trans
BUSINESS MEN WILL CLOSE
THEIR STORES, DON OVERALS
HELP IN THE WORK OF MAK
ING BETTER ROADS.
Tomorrow, Saturday, April 25th.
is good roads day and most of the
business houses will be closed be
tween the hours ol HUH) A.M. a ne,
t:00P.M. so that men in all occu
pations can get out and work on the
roads. A petition is being circu
latcd about Bnndon on which met.
are designating tho kind of tool the
prefer to use, whether shovel, a:
hammer, pick or any other tool c
instrument that would nsist in roae.
building. Everybody is going to worl
"When the Earth Trembled" wil
be shown at tho Grand Sunday night
It is a great spectacular elrama ii,
three reels. Tho story of the picture
runs like this: Girard & Sims, nlnj
brokers of Phfiailelphia" hail hcei
partners for years. Sims' elaughtei
and young Girard had become en
gageel while abroad. Sims specula
ted outside, and, injuring tho credit
of the concern, Girard demanded
dissolution. The young folks hear
ing of the split married before re
turning, and Girard disowned hit
son and repudiated the wife. Younj.
Girard and Sims established a nov
concern in San Francisco cntitlet
"The Sims Colony Company," nni
Paul saileel for the colony, leavinp
his wife and two children in Sai
Francisco. Girarel has tried hard bj
buying stock to ruin tho Sims Colon
Company, until he received nowi
that the ship that carried, his soi
had been wrecked and all on boHn!
lost. Then came the memorable Sai
Francisco earth quake. Sims will
many of his aids were buried in tin
ruins of tho office building. .Dorr
with her two children narrowly es
capeel and after many hardships wen:
east to Philadelphia. Reduced to
starvation she surrendered her two
children to her father-in-law, Wil
liam Girard, but he would not re
ceive the mother. Later, Girard ail
vertised for u governess for the chil
drcn and Dora disguising herself so
cures the position. By her beauti
ful disposition she secures the oh'
man's love, and finally her husband
who was the only one saved from the
wreck, returns, and peace and hap
piness ciimo to the family.
COOS COUNTY ORATORICAL
CONTEST IS ON TONIGHT.
Tonight the Coos County Orator
ical Contest will be hold at the High
School auditorium in this city. Ev
eryone interesteel In -the progress of
the county schools in general and tin
Bandon school in particular, should
make an effort to he there. The local
High school will be represented by
Tom Chatburn and Jane Hess, both
of whom have been traljiing consis
tently for the contest and will bo sure
to give a good account of themselves.
Alt admission of 2ie will be charged
to help cover the expanse of the con-tost.
TOMORROW LUGAL HOLIDAYS
IIANhH WILL Hit CUUii.l)
'IWiMTtuw, fiUiJy, A I'll I tttli.
is a sml liaiklM, m) hoili bunks in
la art? "HI mml say all ly.
W( tbi ummum tur My tin IUAiA
CAPT, ROBERT DOLLAR WORK
ING ON PLAN TO HAVE ONE
OF DOLLAR BOATS TO BE THE
FIRST THROUGH CANAL.
According to tho Coos Hay Tunes,
Capt. Robert Dollar is working on a
proposition to havo Coos county send
part of the first cargo of lumber
through tho Panama Canal.
Tho big steamer Robert Dollar is
to arrive from tho Asiatic Cost next
month and will take tho first cargo
of a shipment of 25,000,000 feet of
lumber to be delivered at Atlantic
ports. Tho initial cargo will be
GOVERNOR WOULD REDUCE
COST OF GOVERNMENT
Salem, Or., April 2!1. Governor
West announces some of tho changes
in boards and commissions which he
intends to submit to the people in
the form of constitutional amend
ments and initiative measures. Two
of the principal changes aro the abol
ishment of the office of state engi
neer and the desert land board.
But in proceeding to reduce the
:ost of government by reducing the
lumber of offices and commissions,
the governor issued a note of warning
that this should be done with careful
study of results or state affairs might
tie thrown into great confusion. He
said each board and commission
ihould be treated on its merits.
He proposed the abolishment of
the desert land board and the transfer-
of its duties to the state land
ward. In abolishing the office , of
Hate engineer, his plan is for the
itate water board, which would have
wo members left, to elect n secre
tary with qualification ot an engi
Appropriations for the desert land
joard, state engineer and water
loard by the last legislature amount-
ad to $103,000. The governor said
under his plan the appropriation for
a biennial period need not exceed
Ho would abolish tho stato live
stock sanitary board and leave the
lutics lo be performed by tho sate
veterinarian. The last legislature
ippropriatcd $50,000 for this board
me) he said this amount could he
The industrial welfare commission
and tho board of inspection of child
ahor he proposes to consolidate. The
)ffice of stato biologist he would
ibolish and also the stallion regis
tration board, tho duties of which
should be performed by the slate
As there has been much complaint
against the state hoard of horticul
ture, and the State Horticultural So
ciety, he said he would wipe them out
Hid leave it for tho legislature to
provide a satisfactory means for hor
ticultural inspection. He said
changes should be made regarding
the board of pilot commissioners,
which would reduce the expenses of
E. B. HENRY BREAKS ARM
E. B. Henry had the misfortune to
get his arm broken last night as the
result of the back-firing of the en
gine on his car as he was "cranking"
up. This is very unfortunate for Mr.
Henry at this time of the year, just
when the automobile season is open
C. W. Montgomery, the Standard
Oil man has been over from Cons
llay fur a few days looking after
The fixtures are now being put in
the new First National Bunk build
ing and tliu work of flnlnhliig Ilia
building will pi.wmtd vary rapidly.
Il Is ckpuvU'iJ tho hulliJIpg will ii
muijy for owupum-y about May 1st,
I), C. O'iliua of I'orUumJ, ki'MWiery
uf llw Urw" ,w'aly ut mM hy '
tfimv, h Usui In Ui lily fur n faw
4af a" uwklttf mM$iMiwU fur u
iii& my teu