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BANDON, OREGON, SEPTEMBER 1, 1914.
KILLED IN A
Edward Haines Meets Death
While Working in Hay
Field Near Wedderburn.
No One Saw Accident.
Edward Unities was fatally hurt in
a runaway accident on the Ilughci
ranch, south of Wedderburn, la3t
Wednesday. He was brought to
Bandon the same day and taken to,
vEmergency hospital, but his injuries
wore so severe that nothing could be
done, and he passed away Thursday,
No one was with him at the timo of
the accident. He was out with a mow
ing machine and was goin from one
field to nnother. In doing so it was
necessary to pass through a gate,
and it is presumed that when lie got
off tlio machine to open the the
team started to run, and while at
tompting to stop them the sickle bar,
which was standing upright, struck
him on the head. His skull was
fractured and his face badly mangled.
The unfortunate man was never con
scious except a minute or two after
the accident. A man in an adjoining
field seing the team running, went to
to the scene and found Haines lying
on the ground.
Edward Haines was 33 years old
and unmarried. Ho was an indus
'tridus young man of good habfts. Ho
leaves a mother and sister in this city,
the latter being Mrs. R. Davidson. Ho
also has a brother in Washington.
The funeral was hold Friday after
noon nnd interment took place in the
CITY ENGINEERING DEPT.
RECEIVES NEW TRANSIT
The new ransit for i;ic engineering
department of tlio city arrived Sat
in day and was put into service Mon
day surveying out tiio lines for the
newer and water pipes nnd the paving
on First Street.
The new instrument is of the Leu
pold & Voolpol manufacture, and is
made in Portland.
It is guaranteed to bo as god as
any on the market and Engineer
Sawyer is highly pleased with it.
OREGON PIONEER PASSED
AWAY SUNDAY, AUG. 2.1
H. M. Childers, a pioneer of Ore
gon, died at the W. Atterbury homo
south of town, Sunday morning, Aug.
Mr. Childers was born in Missouri
November '20th, 1830, and came to
Oregon with his parents, crossing tho
plains in 1852, nnd settled in Lane
county. At the age of eighteen he
enlisted in company B, Second Oregon
mounted volunteers and served in
tho Indian wars of 1855-50.
In 18G2 he was married to Eliza
beth Maupin nnd to this union three
children were born, Thomas L., of
Bandon, Mary Fullright of Richfield,
Idaho, and Mrs. Alice Enzcll of Vol
for, Montana. His wifo died in 1870
and in 1883 ho was married to Miss
Juno Pair by whom ho had one son,
Paul Childers, un uttorney at Tho
Dullei, Oregon. His second wifo
died in 1885 and Mr. Childurx wiu
uguln inurli'd to Mm. Helen Munn
Jwrkbon in 1001. Mm. Chlldum ur
vvt him, Alto nlnu fe'ruud ithlldien
hihI (wo grcut gnuul children.
Mr. Clilliii'M bud bftii u ruNldujit o(
CtiOH futility ulxiut tlil'i'f ym
Wuntwi-fjjjj is fig bm m&
START SEPT. 14
Teachers Arc Already Ar
riving1 From Various Va
cation Points. Twenty
two Teachers Employed.
The corps of teachers for the Ban
don schools is now complete and many
jf the instructors arc already here.
The school year will open in Bandon
on Monday, September 14th
Following is a list of the teachers
and the grades they will have charge
Superintendent, Prof. H. L. Hop
tins. Principal, Miss Elizabeth J. Rodgers
Miss Helen Abbott.
J. 0. Ervin of Philomath University
H. W. Quigloy of U. of O.
Miss Noren of U. of O.
Eighth garde Principal, T. S.
Vlcet, of Springfield, Ore.
Soventh grade, Miss Belloni
Miss Kato Chntburn.
Sixth grade, Mrs. Rac and
Fiftli grade, Miss Hickey and Miss
Fourth grade, Mrs. TceGarden.
Third grade, Mrs. Coryell.
Second grade, Miss Wiren and Miss
First grade, Mrs. Van Vleet.
East Side Building.
Principal, Miss Walker.
Third grade, Miss Landrith.
Second grade, Miss Pruncr.
First grade, Mrs. Simmons.
Oarldincr, August 31 Safe blow
ers last night entered the office and
store of the Gardiner Mill Company,
blew open the safo and secured about
$2,000 in cash, after whicli they rob
bed tho jewelry department of from
$500 to $1000 worth of jewelry.
The robbers left no clows, but it is
believed that thrco men pulled off tho
job. They wero evidently exports
in the uso of explosives as the job of
safe-blowing was neatly done. There
was about $500 in currency in the
safo nnd the rest that the robbers
secured was mostly in $20 pieces nnd
a small amount of silver.
As therea ro so many laborers com
ing nnd going to tho railroad, it will
be a hard matter to get any trace of
them. The job was evidently done by
men familiar with the situation around
tho mill. Tho tools used wero taken
from tho blacksmith shop of tho mill
and wero left at the scene of the
Tho Elizabeth arrived this morn
ing with a big cargo of freight and
tlio following passengers: Jack Sul
livan, Josephine Hnalund, 8, S. While
A. Gromberg, Mary A, Burns, Joo
Burn, Delhi Burns and child, Mm,
W. Cutlibort, Uhimho Cuthlwit nnd
George Ni-whuu. Tlio Hllzuhctli will
hull uguln tomorrow wiilng.
AT GARD NER
LATE WAR NEWS
(By Long Distance Telephone from Marshfield Record)
Vienna, Sept. 1 Three
on the Austrian, German
decisive battle is imminent.
Paris, Sept. 1 Paris is
en and the authorities are advising all the people except
soldiers, to leave. The Germans are now about seven
ty miles from Paris, and War Minister Millerand says
they will never get closer
London, Sept. 1 Much fighting is reported from
the eastern border of Germany with varied successes.
There have been no decisive battles as yet.
Berlin, Sept. 1 The Allies are losing all along the
line in northwestern France and are being rapidly
driven back by the advance of the German troops.
Paris, Sept. 1 The way department, has called for
all available troops, of the Allies in northwestern France
to check the onslaught of the Germans.
Gardiner Robber Suspects Watched
Roseburg, Sept. 1 Sheriff Gago of Coos county has
notified Sheriff Quine that of the Gardiner safe rob
bery. On investigation atGardiner today it was found
that the men suspected by Sheriff Gage had been in that
place the day before the rob-bery took place.
G. A. R. DEDICATES MON
UMENT TO SOLDIER DEAD
The new G. A. R. monument in tho
Bandon G. A. R. cemetery Avas dedi
cated with proper ceremonies at 2
o'clock last Sunday afternoon, a
large number of people being pres
The monument was erected in 1012
by tho G. A. R., W. R. C. and Sons
and Daughters of Veterans, nnd on
last Sunday was duly dedicated to
the soldier dead, who lost their lives
on the field of battle, and to those
who have since answered the final
The monument was presented to
Bandon Post by Mayor Geo. P. Top
Company That Will Lay
Water Mains and Sewer
and Do Paving Must Fin
ish in Sixty Days.
The contract between tho city and
tho Longston Construction .Company
for laying tlio water mains, sower
and paving construction on First
Street has been signed, nnd the con
tracting company is limited to sixty
days in which to have tho work com
pleted. Consequently it will bo nec
essary to start tlio work ut .once and
rush it as rapidly us possible until
it is finished.
Tho city engineer Is at work nn tho
engineering work und will Jinvu ev
erything in rwidlww for tjiu contrnc
tom, Tho Idea of putting lown tho
sower und wutor plpn hufmv tlo
Mrt It puvwl in ii good oiiu, in It
do uwy with Ulit liWJtAiy of
uwiiw up liui fttfiiDi In tiw tvmit)
iiuy Nitfitt. Ml Ht4htm4 M uf
film. A Itvti Iwr hw
million men are fighting
and Russian frontiers and a
today almost panic strick
than fifty miles if they do that
ping, who is also a prominent mem
ber of the Sons of Veterans.
The regular ritualistic dedication
service of the G. A. R was used. The
Bandon Post was assisted by tho Co
quillu and Myrtlo Point Posts..
Rev. C. Mayne Knight delivered a
fine and stirring address, which was
of the patriotic orders present,
highly appreciated by the members
Tho monument is not quite complet
ed yet but will be within the next
month or so. It is a beautiful mon
ument and stands as an open book to
the patriotism of the local organiza
tion, whose influence built it.
Occidental Lodge, O. E. S.
Entertains a Prominent
Official of the State Lodge
Mrs. Ncllio McGowan, worthy
grand matron of the Eastern Star
lodges of" Oregon, visited Occidental
chapter Saturday night on her offi
cial round of tho state.
Saturday night was tho regular
meeting of tho lodge and a good at
tendance was present. The hall was
beautifully decorated for tho occasion
which added grcutly to tho pleasure
of tho evening.
Occidental chapter exemplified tho
degree work before tho Grand Mutron
so thut kIio might oiler uny sugges
tion us to tho way of improving tlio
work, At tho clow tho Grand Mutron
dullvtu'i'd un uddion in which rIiu
highly loinjilliiiuiitod (ho Jocwl onlor
m tliulr JKuilifit work.
A MJiupluoiii; buiifjuid WW M'rVrJ
tfe thf iJiulM iiuJJ ull'Ut nMulyhU
At Meeting of Subscribers
to New Hotel Fund Last
Night a Committee Was
Appointed to Incorporate
At a meeting last night of the
subscribers to the stock for the now
Hotel Gallicr, it found that practi
cally all tho stock had been subscrib
ed and a committee, consisting of J.
L. Kroncnbcrg, Elbert Dyer und
Steve Gallicr was "appointed to go
ahead and incorporate and proceed
with tho work. This assures that
tho hotel will bo built. Although the
subscriptions have been a little slow
in coming in, the indomitablo spirit
of tho promoters have finally pre
vailed and there is no longer any
doubt as to the outcome of the pro
ject. It is expected that construction
work will begin, by the middle of
GOVERNMENT CLOSES AMA
TEUR WIRELESS STATIONS
Marshfield Record: Tho govern
ment is extending the censorship very
rigidly on wireless stations, and while
the largo commercial stations have
not been ordered closed, ordrcs have
been issued to close all amateur sta
tions until further notice. Doputy
Collector of Customs, T. H. Barry,
today received orders to close nil the
amateur wireless stations in his dis
trict and he will have them out of
business by tonight.
W. J. Longston, manager of tho
Longston Construction Company, ar
rived in the city today and will be
gin the work of putting, in the sewer
and water mains, and getting ready
for tho paving, tomorrow morning.
Mr. Longston says the tools will
all bo hero in a few days and other
material will be along as they need
it, and that they will have the work
finished up in a surprisingly short
time. He says there will be no trou
blo about getting the work all com
pleted before tho wet weather sets in,
as he will put on a big crow of. men
and tho work will move rapidly.
NATAL DAY WAS A GRAND
SUCCESS AT NORTH BEND
Members of Occidental Ghaplcr, O.
E. S., who attended the Eastern Star
Natal Day exercises at North Bend
yesterday report a very pleasant and
profitable time nd say the North
Bend Strs wero most hospitable In
their entertainment of their guests.
An excellent program was curled out.
UNITED STATES BOAT
REPORTED OFF COAST
Tlio Albatross, a government ves
sel was reported off tlio cunt hero
Saturday but no word ur to what It
wus doing there bus been received ut
thin port. Muylm ft wu looking for
tho wrmikugo of thut buttln thut wu
fought tho other iky,
liiluu at uImIU mak si Dmwtfs
BY DAY WORK
Party of Bandon Men At
tended Meeting of County
Court to Protest Against
Proposed Road Action.
The contract for building the Town
ship line road was not let last Friday
and it is now probable that tho road
will bo built by day work under the
supervision of County Roadmaster
P. ML. Hall-Lewis.
A number of Bandon people went
up and made a protestup and mdo a
protest against letting tho contract
as the County Court had planned
und the result was the contract was
not let, but it is probable that they
will go ahead with tlio road on the
However the road may bo built,
it is certain that it is a great nececc
ity nt tho present time, nnd should be
attended to at once.
BANDON MOOSE TAKE
GAME FROM RIVERTON
Tho ball game at the Bandon park
last Sunday nfternoon between tins
Bnndon Moose lodge and Rivetron
wns tho best gamo that has been
played on the local grounds this sea
son, and resulted in a score of 4 to 3
in favor of the Moose.
Horry Pierce was on tho slab for
Bandon and did some effective work.
Vicotr Brcucr was on tho receiving
The Moose players were E. B.
Ely, Carl Bowman, V. Breuer, Harry
Pierce, A. Gibson, L. A. Langley, Wm.
Hnhn, Geo. Lnffnw and Wm. Hull.
Tho Rivcrton team was composed
of Harrison, McCurdy," Scorby, Wil
lard, Hartman, Robinson. Hutchison,
Tho game was called at tho end of
tho seventh inning so the Riverton
people could catch n boat home.
COUNTY COURT LETS
CONTRACTS FOR ROAD WORK
Coos Bay Times: Judge Hall re
turned Saturday from Coquille,
where tho County Commissioners a
warded a number of road improve
ment contracts. Among tho con
tracts let wero:
Contract from Cooper Bridge to
ward Dora, to Leonard Hartley for
$14.78 per rod for grading and rock
Contract on Lco-Lawhorno road on
Middle Fork to Bandon Construction
Co., for ?G per rod and another on tho
same road to J. M. Barker for $5.23
Contract for planking on Middle
Fork road to Robert T. Train for $13
per thousand laid.
Tho action on tho contract on the
North Fork-Brewster Valley rood
and tho Bandon road contract wus de
terred until next week owing to Com
missioner Dement being absent.
VANDAL THROWS ROCK
INTO BANK WINDOW
Someone threw a rock into tho plate
gluss window of the now First Nation
al Bank building lust night breaking
u holo in It and budly shattering the
Tho rock uued wus about tho size
of u man' fist, und wus evidently
hurled with dvllborute Intent, ul
though how unyonu could bu guilty
of nucJi it vundul uct In Imrd to un
ulmtund, H ho liojiud thut lliu
qulprit may bo dlnt'oy,iriid und punlh
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