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About Western world. (Bandon, Coos County, Or.) 1912-1983 | View Entire Issue (March 25, 1915)
The Official Newspaper of the City of Bandon
With the Largest Sworn Circulation in the City.
WHERE PRODUCTIVE SOIL AND TIDE WATER MEFT
LUMBERING, MINING, DAIRYING, STOCK RAISING
BANDON, COOS COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 1915
GLENOID LECTURE IS
VOTE FOR Hulk of Wrecked Schooner^Appears
HEARD BY TEACHERS THE BONDS
Are \<>l interested In the wel
fare of the local schools? And do
you wish to see the district on a
sound financial basis?
you favor seeing the local banks
given a chance to finance the local
district to tlie extent of the pro
posed bond issue with outside
money, thus permitting the use of
local money invested in school
warrants in local enterprises'?
THEN GO TO THE SCHOOL
ELECTION MARCH BOTH
CAST VOI R BAI.LOT FOR THE
$14.200 BOND ISSUE.
IT WILL NOT RAISE TAXES.
You are already paying 0 per cent
.interest on the warrants the is*-ue
of bonds would retire. But on the
other hand, if lol DON'T A DTE
THOSE BONDS ATM W ILL HAA E
TO ETHIER RAISE HIE S< Hoot
TAX LEVA' NEXT NEAR SEV
ERAL MILLS OR A DTE THE
BONDS THEN. 'The bond mark«*t
is good now—probably much bet
ter than it will be when industries
begin calling for capital.
advantage of that market NOW '
George Chatburn And
Mary Donaldson Win
Will Represent Banilon in Oratorical
mill Declamatory Contests at
North Bend in April.
WITH TWO MILERS
DELEGATION FROM THAT SEC-
TION PRE8ENTH ROAD
George Chatburn and Mary Don
aldson, respectively, won the ora Commercial Club <'01111111111*0 to Join
torical and d«*clamatory contests at
Two Mile Delegation in Asking
the High school last evening, and will
County Court to Release Avallatile
represent Bandon in the county con
Money for Improvement of Roa<I—
tests at North Bend in April. The
Beach Walk Work Requires *150.
judges were Miss Henry, F. J. Feeney
Like a ghost of the distant past the hulk of the schooner Eu
and C. R. Wade.
The past 25 years of mental train
With a representative delegation
reka, wrecked off Bandon bar, at 7:30 a. tn., November 30, 1899, now
There were seventeen aspirants to
ing in the United States has been a
of Two Mile farmers present Tuesday
these two honors this year, seven
period of expansion; tlie next 25
evening the Commercial Club took
of the Lighthouse station,
• t was washed up during the storms of
boys and ten girls.
vears will be a period of concentra
up the proposition of having immedi
accompanying photo (taken by L. I. Wheeler)
Orator) George Chatburn, Richard
tion. Upon this thought Prof. H. D.
ate work done on the upper Two
sliows the trunk of a mighty Oregon fir which was thrown across the
' Sheldon of the university extension
Crain, Chester Teagarden, Harold
Mile road. W. E. Best of the Esta
derelict by the surf.
Johnson, Harry Brownson, Rayner
department based his address before
brook company explained the situa
her fatal trip was bound from San Francisco
Gefsendorfer, Eugene Sofield; de-
the teachers of Bandon at an after
tion and he was followed by Chas.
fur Bandon and owing to
I a strong southeast gale and a freshet in tlie
clamatory June Hess, Jessie Bell,
noon's Institute held at the High
Richerts and Carl Swelgln who add
river she was forced to lay off the bar for 60 days, during which
Belle Chatburn, Mary Donaldson,
school assembly hall Tuesday.
ed details as to the change in lo
time the crew ran short of provisions,
An attempt was made to en-
Progress of School Work
cation of a portion of the route and
ter the harbor and the craft was wrecked, the crew of six and cargo
Ella Hamlin, Alice Galller, Maud«'
Reviewing the progress of educa
the work that has already been done.
tion incident to the growtli of tlie
Work Absolutely Necessary
with a 29 foot beam.
She was owned by Geo. AV. Hume & Co. of
The elimination contests were held
country within the past decade, Prof.
According to these men some 60,-
Tuesday at which three boys and
Sheldon took up Individually the
1 000 ties are already cut. waiting to
throe girls were selected to contend
principal subjects taught in the
bo hauled out; the Richerts saw mill
for final honors. Tlie selections were
schoolsand commented on their pro
with a capacity of 15,000 feet of
made by disinterested judges as fol
gress or retardation The new meth
lumber a day is ready to start work
lows: George Chatburn, Richard
ods Introduced in reading, both oral
and the Young shingle mill has a
Crain, Chester Teagarden, Mary Don
and silent, have made training in
large stock ready for shipment. All
aldson, Jessie Bell, Forest Matheny.
The warrants proposed to be re
that study much more rapid; tlie new
are dependent upon the improvement
tired are »12,202 interest bearing
In last evening's performance it
method in spelling has brought re time warrants, some of which are Captain Dunham of Telegraph Held Beacli Dredging Company to Install
of tlie ,road. Tlie county lias »2,000
was not an easy matter for th«* Jud
sults more quickly and with less ef past <lue and $1,998 to complete and
available for tbis particular road and
Implement for Use with Donkey
Res|M>nsihle for Recent Acci-
ges to decide as every one of the
fort and persuasion; Nature study furnish the second story of the East
residents of that section want the
«lent. Damaging ('harm.
Engine—Co. Man Here.
contestants proved themselves excep
was barely thought of a few years side school building. Notwithstand
money spent now. They also ask that
ing the fact that many large families
tionally able. Several musical mem
ago, while today it is becoming one have moved away, the schools are
the work lie left to the supervision
Tlie license of Job Dunham, the
Dredging company, bers added to the entertainment of of G. A. Henry, their local man. and
of the most interesting and Impor taxed for room and the upper story
tant subjects; geography and arith of the Eastside building must be fin new captain on the Telegraph lias operating on Whiskey Run creek, of the evening, as did that
the residents will offer a great deal
been suspended for 60 days, on ac- which C. C. Howell is superintendent,
metic were perhaps taught as well
of additional work free in order to
Tlie election will be held by ballot count of negligence in allowing Wal is awaiting the arrival of a large lesque on Shakespeare's ''Midsummer
25 years ago as today, while gram
make the money cover the work nec
at tlie City Hall, Tuesday, March
mar has been somewhat slower. 30th, from 2 p. ni. to 7 p. in. Three ter Panter at the wheel. The hearing drag scraper to be used in handling Night's Dream,"
Material for planking the
Twenty years ago mor«» time and at Judges and one clerk will bo elected which was conducted by steamboat the dirt. A donkey engine will be sented by the li
roa«i will be furnished by Mr. Rich
the time the meeting is called to inspectors of Portland, at Coquille used to pull the scraper, which lias a class.
tention was given grammar but much
erts at »5 per thousand, less than
yesterday, was the result of the re capacity of 1 1-4 yards of dirt. The
effort was wasted. Tlie study lias
of production. Some 23 home
cent collision between the Charm new equipment will afford facilities
been made easier, but it lacks in ef
the following passengers were steaders will also be directly bene-
and Telegraph, which occurred near to handle from 500 to 600 yards of registered on the Elizabeth's sailing fitted. the new route giving them an
ficiency compared with other studies.
Cedar Point several weeks ago and dirt per day.
While with the old list Monday, on her southward trip
Work Vlsde More Pleasant
outlet by wagon where* heretofore
The fact that Prof. II. D. Slieldon
which almost resulted fatally for the method from 100 to 150 yards was | ’P. Hanrahan, Mrs. P. Hanrahan. Miss they had only a trail.
The spirit of teaching lias been
of the university, had been secured
Charm. Tho latter boat was com ail that could be handled. The hy- I Viola Beyerl«*, Miss Clara McIntosh,
greatly improved according to Prof.
Tlie petition for a change in the
to address the Parents and Teachers’
Panter, draulic system with which the com- I Mrs. W. Pomeroy,
.Sheldon This is due to a great ex
route has been signed and the elec
meeting at tho High school assembly
whose 1 Icons«» had previously been pany recently experimented was Clarence Edwards, J. J. Hume, J. W. tion is to be held in a few days, aft
tent to the fad of child study of a
room Tuesday night, drew one of the
suspended for 20 months, was not found to be impracticable in the par Morgan. Charlie Walters,
few years ago, which today lias de
Rudolf er which it is said there will be no
largest gatherings of those interested
held accountable for t'le accident, ticular soil that exists there, conse- ; Scholtz, Ander Hankanen, Chas. Cos- legal restrictions to prevent the coun
veloped Into a better understanding
in school work, that has been seen
all the responsibility falling upon quently that method has been aban- j tegan, W. Costegan. The Elizabeth ty from releasing the money.
of pupils It has brought about the
for some time.
Captain Dunham. Atty. G. T. Tread- doned.
tendency of fitting the work to the
Club Fledges Support
leaves San Francisco for Bandon on
Th«* coronet solos by Mayor
Mr. Cochran, a member of the firm ' Saturday March 27th.
gold represented th«* Churm owners
<The Commercial club greeted tlie
child. Instead of fitting the child to
ping, selections by the Ladles'
and Judge Sperry of Coquille appear was here from South Dakota a short
the work, consequently making work
visitors with enthusiasm and support
club, and Miss Hughes were also
time ago and inspected the diggings,
ed for the Telegraph.
easier ami more pleasant for t he
was pledged with appointment of a
received and heartily applauded.
lie expressed himself as highly pleas
commiBee of W. E. Best, J. T. Sulli
children. The introduction of sys-
Prof. Sheldon spoke on tho sub
ed with the results obtained so far Lain of Marshfield has received a let - van and W. C Sellmer to co-operate
tematie play, and tll<* realization t ha t
ject of ' Education and the Child; and
and with future prospects. He es ter from J. A. Ward, manager of the with a committee of Two Mile resi
play i as Important as work Iras also
tho English Novel." He reviewed a
Base ball and track work are now pecially complimented Mr. Howell
been a gnat factor In that direction.
Coos County exhibit, stating that the dents for the purpose of calling on
number of the classics especially de attracting the attention of tlie local
for his success under the severe dif crowds visiting the San Francisco ex- tlie County court and presenting the
Here Prof Slieldon commented on
picting child life and thoughts, show High school boys. An interscliolas-
ficulties as are met with. Mr. Coch position are averaging from 55,000 matter. A vigorous effort will be
Bandon's fine play grounds, which,
ed how tlie emotions of young people tic base ball league is contemplated
ran is an experienced miner, having 1 to 75,000 per day, and asking that made to secure immediate action.
he declared, are better than those
between the ages of 13 and 18 were in tlie county but nothing definite
spent many summers at that husi- additional advertising literature be
The comniitteesxwill also ask the
enjoyed by the public schools in Eu
much different than those of later has been decided upon. The owner
ness in Alaska.
county court to drag the road from
gene. Society, athletics and musical
life, and plead for an expression of of the grounds at Coquille has de
features In the High schools have at
ber of Commerce has awarded a con Bandon to the Curry county line be
more sympathy and understanding cided that potatoes would be more
tracted more pupils to that depart
to a Portland firm for 300,000 fore it becomes too dry, and to order
in dealing with growing young boys profitable than base ball this year,
ment, have rounded out tlie practical
advertising pamphlets to be some eight,gates removed on the up
and girls. Speaking of the parent consequently the school of that city
courses more fully and have made
The following of local interest a’- used at the exposition. Tlie amount per Two Mile road, at present ob
and teachers mooting, Mr. Sheldon lacks a diamond. It is planned to
structing the highway.
the school work a pleasure rather
peared in tlie Coos Bay Times of a of the contract is »813.70.
said: "It gives me pleasure to be hold the annual county track meet
Public Benefit for Walk
than a drudgery as it was previous
in Bandon at a time when it is pos about tlie first of May. In the bask-
The beach walk committee report
ly considered by tlie young people.
Liquor and cigar bills amounting
Averill to Move
sible to attend one of your Parent- et ball league Bandon finally had
The AVork Alu*a«l
to a small forttine have been file«!
Tho Averill Dry Goods company ex ed that it would require »150 to re
Teachers' meetings. The parent and to content herself with third place.
Th«* greatest work before the edu
against Joe Coach and Arthur Coach pects to move into the fine new build that promenade along the pres
teachet ' meeting movement is one The protested Myrtle Point game was
cational instructors for th«* coming
for collection through tho Justice Johnson building the latter part of ent route on a permanent basis. Per
of the greatest innovations that lias decided at a meeting at Coquille
25 years is tho reorganization of the
court. These are bills that are alleg tills week anil will open for business mission lias been secured to spike it.
ever been started. It is doing more Saturday, before Prof. Quigley could
onto the idling of the government
ed to have been .accumulated by the there about next Monday.
‘■n' 11 ■■ school system in view of more
toward bettor co-operation between get there and press his case. It was
tramway which would make it ab
Coach brothers while they were in
concentrated and efficient results. In
parents and tlie Instrucors of their given to Myrtle Point, which knocks
solutely safe and lasting.
this respect the United States must
the saloon businee» in Bandon.
Bankrupt Stock on Sale
children than any other movement Bandon out of second place.
W. Hoelscher and Company in one
make decided advancement in order
is tn mittee headed by F. J. Chatburn was
that has been started in Oregon."
complaint ask $70.08
of Arthur the city today making arrangements instructed to ask the city council for
to compete with the systems of the
Many Attend Funeral
foreign nations. ' It is hard to tell gued that family relationship and
Coach and attach the shares of tlie to put tlie bankrupt stock of the Ban assistance, and another committee of
Dr. L. P. Sorensen, W. E. Best and
Fully 75 Bandon people, including Coach Timber company through Mrs. don Dry Goods company on sale
what great nations will be our rival other local questions have had too
E. H*. Boyle was given the duty of
lor the Intellectual supremacy of the much influence In tlie election of the Masonic lodge of this city, went Leo. .1. Carey, sister of Arthur Coach
getting up a minstrel show as a bene
world In the near future," said the teachers, consequently tlie majority to Coquille Sunday on tlie excursion who was appointed his guardian some
■ peaker, It may bo Germany, Rus of schools have new teachers every steamer Dispatch to attend the fun time ago when It was shown in the
A rumor current on tlie street, to fit to raise money towards the walk.
Numerous questions were discuss
ia. England. Japan or one bf the vear or two, and the best results are eral of Alf. Johnson, Sr., whose body county court that he was spending day, is to tlie effect Atty. ('. F. Knight
ed at the meeting which will probab
was brought to Bandon from Cali his money too freely.
other great countries. It is our duty
fornia on the last Elizabeth. Fun
Another bill is filed by the same week on business connected witli (lie ly come up later among them was a
1 e flint thing is to
A isitors and Program
against Joe Coach, this one collection of a »1,000 salary claim mineral display for"the city.
aroufe the peopb to the necessity of
Others from the outside in attend
education and the insufficiency of ance at tlie institute were Superin M. E. church at Coquille by Rev for $75.43.
of Detective Mitchell's against .1 W
AITO SEASON OPENS
aluric papi to educators.
Clove of Roseburg and burial serv-
The H. L. Judell company, a to Coach for services rendered., The
tendent R E.
ices were conducted by L. A. Lilje- bacco firm, state that there is ltile rumor has no knowledge of tlie claim
1 be don«» by those engaged in the F. A. Golden. county supervisor,
Thr them from Joe and Arthur Coach being paid.
tjvist of the Masonic lodge.
The people today are
The first auto this season to make
The lecture of Prof. Slieldon was
tlie trip from Langlois to Bandon
ending only about 75 per cent of followed by a round table discussion Knights Templar were in attendance for cigars, $70 and in a separate bill
It is estimated Hint the same company asks $30 of Joe
..I,mild -pend on education of various school questions relating in uniform,
Mrs. AV. Pomeroy and Miss Pome over tlie famous "mudholes" of the
700 people attended tlie fun Coach, all of these requests being in roy were passengers on the Eliza south of town road, was the little
1,1 •’ i little more appropriation often
to the «'lass room.
doable the efficiency of work that
the form of suits against the Coach beth R>r tlie icut’i where they in Ford driven by Dr. Lee Pemberton of
Entertainment numbers on the eral.
might •■»’ accomplished.
Another afternoon s program were a vocal
tend to ‘ take in" the wonders of the Langlois. Mr.’ Pemberton made the
featurf t’ it must be overcome is the
For auto repairs George Goodrum exposition
They are residents of trip In less than half a day without
solo by Mrs II 1. Hopkins and a
city submitted a statement for $45.20, the country to the south of Bandon.
slavish 'lherence to text books The piano duet by Misses Hattie Beak
a single mishap.
Ib'dructor must know their subjects
Monday Clint. Malchorn and Har
and Elizabeth I hi (Tord.
■'ifllciently well to be able to teach
old Manwarning of Langlois made an
... .. ( on«* and tlie pres
The Bandon High school debating ♦ ♦ ♦♦♦♦*♦«♦♦♦♦♦♦ ♦ even mors remarkable
them without the text book, and the ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ ♦ sure I in some parts of town is very
Jack Kronen berg. Fern De- ♦ MILL BRING DREDGE HERE ♦ Langlois to Gold Beach over the
lutpll must be held responsible for ♦
WILL MAKE CHANGES
Supt. R. E. Miller of the Pug ♦ Humbug mountain. They also lim'd
At tlie executive session of ♦ a fow days and the situation reliev- Long and George Stoltz leave today
et Sound Bridge H Dredge Co., ♦
County I hit Finn Disco* *>e«l
a Ford car.
♦ (lie council last evening, it was ♦ ed.
and Supt Hopkins for Eugene, where ♦ w ho was in Bandon tlie forepart ♦
proposed county unit plan,
decided after a lengthy discus ♦
Buys Five Acres
they will contest with the team from ♦ of the week, slated that not ♦
"hbh vlll probably be voted on at ♦ sion upon a number of changes ♦
A. II. Craven who has been visit
Medford for tlie championship of ♦ withstanding the .rehearing of ♦
•he next general election in tlie state, ♦ that will tie made at tlie next ♦
ing her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry
The plan is to have ♦ regular meeting, which will cut ♦ Speedwell, this week purchased a southern Oregon.
Hess at this place for several weeks,
♦ be brought here about April 15. ♦
each county elect a board of five ♦ city expenses about $80 or »90 ♦ five acre tract about 2 1-2 miles
left yesterday for her home at Mon
The first work will
members to co-operate with the cotin- ♦ per month.
♦ south of Bandon, off the county roa«l
Mrs. Craven was
♦ on the
• superintendent for the purpose of ♦
The council Is preparing for ♦ from C H. Chandler. The price pahl
She is a
•I'p'iintinc all rural teachers, out- ♦ 1916 and the big drought.
♦ was »100 an acre. The land is said here tlie past winter, left on the ♦ trance shoals.
gradual«* of the Monmouth Normal
♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
8ide of tlie city districts. It was ar- ♦
♦ ♦ ♦ to be partially cleared.
Attention Must Re ì ìiined Frolli
pansion t<> Coment ration in Or
lo l'romole («realer Efficiency
School System—Must Preparo
Jleet Strong Competition.
Large Drag Scraper
For Whiskey Run