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' Bandcm's Piilic. Library
From Small Start This Institution Has Grown To Oae of
Which Our Citizens Ate Justly Proud.
Uy F. Amelia Henry, Librarian
The object of this article is not to
report on the ways and means by
-which our present condition has been
obtained; a report which would in
clude appreciation of the whole-hearted
support of the many who have
made tho Library what it is. Rather
it -is to make a statement of the
equipment at tho beginning of the
As a city institution we realize that
wo qwc a very definite return for the
su'nport given by the peonle of Ban
don. It is not enough merely to eir
cul.afc fiction and furnish a reading
room.. We have taken for our aim
"The greatest good to the greatest
The librarian of Congress says
'!A library is the place to ask ques
tions." And Miss Marvin of tho Staie
Library writes us, "Any one can cir
culate books'. The important thing is
to keep people interested and to con
stantly increase the usefulness of
the 111 rjuy." For this reaso.i we
mal.e i social arrangements to ac
commodate teachors, and str.da.its,
wht tlu pupils or not: . For some
moat::, last summar we had i box
of Kj-'i.'y-five books at Croino's (.' rap
ti , .'urthcr activit'.ci nlo - ; '.'
o have also placed mi. y
ur . 1.1 uutitry homes.
u i ', Die pat yer wo huvr
fiv hii. d.' .'il books and bou.n.
ur. . ci" magazines to our c'
cards were filed; in DecemL'or forty-
one. Over five hundred cards arc now
in force. A book given to the Library
will afford pleasure and profit to
The othor day three little sisters
came to -the dosk bringing three
books, saying "Wo have enjoyed the
Library books so much we want to
give .these for othor children to en
joy." Many children and many adults
have given generously but, like Oliver
Twist, we cry for "more." We need
Our Story Hour is popular and we
entertain about forty children each
Thursday at 3:30 P. M . Once we
made room for sixty, and when there
were othor diversions, like Santa
Claus at the store, the stories were
told to less than six. While the cen
tral idea is entertainment the chil
dren learn the points of difference in
the folk tales of many lands. They
learn the ways of plants, inserts and
.mimals and some of tho stories,
''Peter Pan." for instance, are of real
Visitors to the rending toafn find
five daily newspapers, several week
lies and more tha.i ihMy different
magazines on the'rasks d. d tables.
These are ill circulated extv?pt the
numbers of the current month. "' Here
"again, is an opportunity for those
willing to take a little trouble, to
help us. We aro frequently asked
for the Metropolitan,' Cosmopolitan,
McClures, St. Nioholns, Collier and
others. Under present financial con-,
ditions we cannot onlarge our sub
scription" list and wo should be most
crateful to have those magazines
brought in rugularly after the home
To those iot.faniiliar with the Li
brary I wjlladd that all visitors are
very welcome; Tho hours aro from
2 to G and 7 -to 0 each afternoon. On
Sunday books are not circulated and
during the summer the reading room
is closed 6n Sunday.
GOVERNOR WEST REVOKES
PAROLE GIVEN TO LA FRANCE
The parole "of J. C. La France, who
was rejeascd from the state peniten
tiary several days ago, has beon ro-.
vpked by Governor West, according
to a dispatch from Salem.
The LaFrance case is familiar to
Coos county people as it was hero the
man was fvtt arms' ed, and hntl oper
ated a saw mill on Two Mile for somr
time before his arrest.
The Salem dispatch is as follows:
Salem. Ore., Dec. (JO. Governor
West today revoked the parole of J.
- ' -..!;e, "who wns re'.Ste: jd from
tit state pntcniitry sever.-.l days
ago, and LuFrunoe will I o returned
to the penitentiary, district Attor
ney Evans of ' Multnomah county,
made, representations to the governor
which caused him to take action to
day. LaFiuncj was convicted in Port
land of defrauding insurance com
panies of $1&,;00 by faking his death.
His parole came in the regukr order
and had not been requested by any one
according to Superintend:. Lawson,
of the pentitentiary. LaFrance oil
giblo to parole, having served suffic
ient time and tils conduct having been
good, said Lawson.
- Governor West said today that he
had paroled LaFrance on recommend
ation of the parole board.
LaFranofj was sentenced to serve
from one to five years, and had been
in prison ovor a year when paroled.
There will be joint installation of
officers of the Odd Fellow and Re
bekah lodges Tuesday evening, Jan
uary 12th. All Odd Fellows and Rc
bokahs arc invited to attend ai d par
ticipate in the evenings entertainment.
If you are interested in buying
piano" sfcv, Sabro Brothers. Good
pianos from $325 up to $1200, deliv
ered before Christmas, and sold on
erms if desired. 9'3U.
nu . g
af ,,, .
O. t ,i :
tec n ti '.
fur ab'j ..n .
ntt'ly ,iok easily accessible
wo'tifVr rot l!:e money hi
over elec.i hundred
-il. Our reference 1
:ed by the teachers ad . ,
. , .1 Sclidol, il ui.ii.il Li.
i.d covers a w$$ ir. ,j
. It is ciai,cificd unJj.
and .is coss iu4eC
jC we ruivo ua-sa
la it rii-...-ii. e ait.c'e to ouv li
'liwt'Cit-.w:.s of ihformrit op .
our ciH.iwit. ncrloJici.'.n Lt, unfovt i
fur a cUl
tfrVintion-.to" l.'ie ivent.ara Gave U
Periodical Literal"; Th;:t i tl.
Cibravy'jfs greatest noad at prose.it.
jV Tho next' greatest need is more and
better books ' for the child readers.
dver a hundred children have "bor
rower's cards" and a number of these,
havo 'redd all of our juvenile
and magazines. Fiom tho Sta'
lfavc a traveling unit of fifty ! ooj.s
awl. to these Miss Marvin, knowing
ou'ir special need, kindly adds tVclvs'
or fifteen juvenile books. .
She. alco ia uLi u.",' pn, reueat,-. 0o,
of sets r f I ool-.s, on any and "V;:
ftlj'' I- 1;' 11 sent a c
boo''to te RljJy Club at'.'l.
d for a nciioJ of x
. i'ii' ,t. o-ir li'.aoi'cii s
', o ir u.folnci..
. i if.n'ng ofr Octo' e:
i " ' ju ociit af.eir as
iutioi Lijfiu'.rV Tn
u .!;' s dl no it
to buy ttMccy);; four
'.'. i-lv mo ilh sfuce
cral 1 nis h ive already pi'd f :i
t"l"- Mid Iiivif I'i'en' jrtacod o
shelvea. Tho librarian is alwny
to receive any suggestion conci
theoiuiico of tba-ne. toofce. .
Orl" i Loo' s rp donated to t'
1 r.ivy .r .1 arV Always gratoftil ., r
ed. It will be ftome, yeara i'
the mu tax mil atforif'a boo' ' r
of r.i y y:i'i riirfhauira'powcf, i
mdtr prcjont .cond tionJ, wo.c t i
feel jii.itified in asking contrib; tiorih
of money. Uut'-we do ask for 1 ooks.
Ih November thirty now applij.ition
w? :vr4yMg . I il lllllllllllli illlilil
l.i). ll -ildol Ki.:k:im.... ' MitU.
Don't make poor merchandise good, nor
make ours any better so we never used them.
THE CITY GROCERY CO. stands
on its merits for service, and the
only PREMIUM that goes with it
is SATISFACTION. Keep our
place in mind when you wish GOOD
GOODS and PROMPT SERVICE.
CITY GROCERY COMPANY
"HOUSE OF OUAL1TY"
D LY THE I 01
t in m t a
ipe uipiexion rowoer,
Have no equals
Sale Only by tlie
14 M CI
'The Peoples Drugstore"
Arch Cold &
;j Remember our Refu .d System ourMonu) Refunoed Ij
X, on all Cash Sales. One Bay in Each Month. X
Scn( by the Old Rclir'ilc '
LIZ ABh ill i
Large Two-Ucrth Outside State Rooms With R li
I Order Ytur Frcig!
i. My rue roint; m. is. 'inriic, ijangiois.
! I IT. IV A I '.'finW Airnnl Ttnnrlnn X
Day Service between the Coquillc River and
San i1 rancisco.
FIRST CLASS PASSENGER FARE, $7.50
FREIGHT RAT ;S, $3 0?J UP FREIGHT
Reservations: J. E. Norton, Coquilb; Perkihs',
Myrtle Point ; E. B. Thrift, Langlois.
,K E. VVALSi'ROM, Agent, R;mdon
Rates $1.00 to $2.00 per day.
Special rates by week or month
Sample room in connection
Bandon ::: h: ::: Oregon
EQUIPPED WITH WIRELESS
S. S. BREAK WATER
ALWAYS ON TIME j
JtXllQ II dill VUUJ UO. V 4.
Janunry 2nd at 10:00 n, m.
January 9th nl 1:00 p. m.
Jnnnnry 10th at 9:30 a. in,
January 23rd nl 1:00 p. in.
January 30th at Hi'M) a, in,
Confirm mIHiix llinniK! ildiulun Witicliinia' Co,
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