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About Western world. (Bandon, Coos County, Or.) 1912-1983 | View Entire Issue (March 25, 1915)
Are You Ready to—
SPRING IS HERE!
You will be wanting some Wall Paper for your
rooms, and paint for the outside of the house, and
varnish for the wood work, and stains for the floors.
We are ready with everything you need.
We have some entirely new de
signs in wall paper, very attractive,
giving that cozy, homelike appearance
to your rooms. It will be a delight for
you even to look at them.
Come in any day-—the sooner the better.
Prices are ALWAYS RIGHT.
FISH & BAKER
PAINTERS and DECORATORS
Co. First & Elmira
House Cleaning Time
LADIES: Don’t let this household duty be
come a drudgery.
Save wear and tear, time and
doctor bills by letting us do the cleaning. We guar
antee first class work and it will be the least of
bother to you. See our prices:
Carpets cleaned, the yard________
Curtains washed and stretched, pr. pair 25c up
Comforts and quilts__________________ 25c
Pillows, each 15c 2 for
______ ____ 25c
Special rates on quantities
Rough Dry Family Washing-
Done most satisfactorily at 5c per pound, with
all flat work ironed.
Bandon Steam Laundry Inc.
Work called for and delivered.
THE MOST CRITICAL
MAN IN THE COUNTRY
•s as mum asan oyster
when he buys meat
here, for there’s nev
er a chance for a kick.
We keep the quality
UP and the price
THE BANDON MARKET
S. S. ELIZABETH
Large 1 wo Berth Outside Stalerooms With Running Water
8 Day Service between the Co
quille River and San Francisco
irst Class Passenger Fare $7.50. Freight Rates $3 on up Freight
i >MI IK”
R. E. Knorr, the Gold Beach drug
gist, contemplate« starting a new ■ •
paper at Brookings.
A retailer's show
are his invitation.
They often give the “reason
why” customers desire to enter
are limited only to the condi
tions of the locations and the
It pays the dealer to dress
these windows with goods that
are being advertised in the io
It pays because the public mind
is on the goods. People want
to see them.
They will go into the store
that invites them to enter.
The Sluslaw Pilot, at Florence,
which recently started to publish a
semi-weekly, finds it unprofitable |
and has again gone back to a weekly.
According to a Washington dis
patch Senator l.ane has been notified
that the headquarters of the Coos
Bay lite suviug district have been
changed to Marshfield.
Willie C. Stevens, a former Myr
tle Point boy, who has been at Ban
don, Marshfield and Portland the
past few years, has bought the "Myr
tle Baths" barber shop at Myrtle
Point and took possession last Mon
The epidemic of mumps which
closed the schools at west Myrtle
Point for a while, is now spreading
among the older people, a number
suffering from it. Although a good
many of the children are still unable
to attend, the school has opened.
The gasoline launch Teddy Bear,
belonging to Aasen Brothers, who log Select a Good Print Shop and Stick
on the Coquille river, sank last Fri
to It, is V. of 4». Professor's
day while moored at the boom of
First Adi Ice.
the Coquille Mill and Mercantile com
pany. The launch was beached and
How a man who wants a piece of
the water pumped out. Repairs were
made and the craft went into com job printing done
mission again on Saturday.
that he may get the best results was
expounded at tlie University of Ore
According to Supt. R. E. Miller,
gon by James B. Finnegan, of Port
the Puget Sound Bridge & Dredge
land. Mr. Finnegan is secretary and
company will go right on with the
terasurer of one of the largest of the
contract recently signed by the com
Portland concerns, and was lectur
missioners of the Port of Bandon,
ing before the class in advertising.
Most of the members of this clas:
granted in this case on the peti
are expected to be among the future
tion of District Attorney Llljeqvist
job printing customers of the state,
in the state Supreme court.
which is why Mr. Finnegan sets out
P. M. Hall-Lewis, county road to give them pointers in dealing with
master, was here this week checking the printer.
up the amount of grading required
"Select a good print shop and stick
to finish the North Bend-Empire to it,” was his first advice. “When
road. He states that he believes the you get a printer who does satisfac
work can be completed for about tory work, don't change because an
$5,000, and that the county court other man lias underbid a dollar ot
will receive bids for completing the two. The kind of work turned out
same at the April term.— North Bend is as important as the price,” he said
Written specifications witli every
A patent saw guard tor band job were next advised. They elimi
saws, patented last summer by A nate misunderstandings, if the jot
Isaacson, of Marshfield, a filer at the is a competitive one, they give all
C. A. Smith mill, is reproduced in printers a fair chance. Where in
the March 6 number of the Scien dructions are verbal, customer and
tific American, and commented on printer are apt to remember them
very favorably. The guard is so ar differently: Then one of them has
ranged on the saw that in ease ol to pay for the mistake, lie said. “The
a break tho operator or anyone specifications should cover quantity,
standing nearby is protected from in sizes, quality of stock, margins, type,
colors, and cuts, and if tlie customer
lias not the technical knowledge tc
M. A. Smith of Marshfield left the prepare such
last of the week for Wagner with a should enlist the printer’s aid so as
new supply of provisions, and imple to include every essential point in the
ments to be used in the process of written directions. A rate for chang
mining. The mine is 22 miles from es not due to the printer’s errors,
Wagner and Mr. Smith
has pack should be one of those essential
horses to transport the supplies. He points,” said Mr. Finnegan.
expects to remain in Curry county
Suggestions as to the reading of
until shortly before the 4th of July, proof were followed by this final sug
and hopes to clean up $4,000 by that gestion: “Get the habit of giving
the printer a written O. K. when you
The annual report of the Port of accept tlie proof.”
Mr. Finnegan also gave many ideas
Coos Bay has been completed by
Secretary J. W. Motley and is now for procedure in getting good cuts,
ready for publication. On January for getting satisfactory color work,
But the briefer
1, 1914 there was on hand cash and for binding.
amounting to $253,969.48 and dur procedure outlined is guaranteed by
ing the year receipts were added him to produce a satisfied customer
to this amount making the total for and a happier printer. He disposed
the year, $515,543.31 and the total effectively of tlie old belief that the
disbursements amounted to $479,- printer is 11) a mind reader, and ( 2)
128.40. The cash on hand at the a person by whom it is not needful
beginning of the year amounted tc to deal fairly.
A dollar and a half and the
The final appraisement of the John
Golden estate was made Thursday World is thine.
The cedar tie business in Coos
county is not quite as brisk now- as
it was. The camps are still going
but the buyers say that the business
RESERVATIONS:— J. E. Norton, Coquille; Perkins’, Myrtle may take a slump at any time. The
reason given is that several of the
Point; Hillyers Cigar Store, Marshfield; E. B. Thrift, Langlois | railroads which have been big con
sumers are now- in the hands of re
E. & E. T. Kruse, ownersand managers, 24 Calif. St.. San Francisco ceivers and construction work has
thus been stopped. The Santa I-e
railroad which has been a big buy
er now has one million on the dock
O OOOOOOOO OOOOOOj
at San Diego and may at any time
6 NOTHING TOO LARGE
NOTHING TOO SMALL 0 stop buying ties in this locality.
0 North Bend Harbor.
J. E. WALSTROM, Agent, Bandon
TO RECEIVE PROMPT, CAREFUL ATTENTION
Gatchell Bros. Transfer
BARN ON FISH PROPERTY
A. Geer of Marshfield, who has
been investigating the iron deposits
of Coos and Curry counties ’nr the
past two years, has returned from
the east and expects to take a dia
mond drill into Curry county and
0 prospect a ridge of iron ore south of
the Rogue river, not far from Agness.
The far-famed Dalles-Celilo canal
will be opened to traffic for five days
in April, at which time a number of
boats are scheduled to pass through.
Tlie canal is being finished several
weeks earlier than was expected, ami
it will probably be opened for per-
manent navigation on May 1st.
Tlie greatest medical center west
, LIGHT BREAD!
of St. Paul and nortli of San Fran- -
cisco is to be established in Oregon.
It is to be built up in Portland
around the medical school of the
University of Oregon, which is even
now the only medical school in tlie
northwest states and seems unlikely
to have any opposition.
that stays light and moist even after
cutting is to be had nowhere but at
this bakery. As for its flavor, well
that has to be tested by tasting. Why
not have us sell you enough for your
family fresh every morning.
order a loaf or two extra. You’ll
find you need them.
“The Peoples’ Bake Shop."
In order to induce a great numbei
of tourists to visit Oregon this year
automobile clubs throughout tlie
Let us live in hope, the foot and
northwest are planning to send invi
mouth disease may yet strike the
tations to similar organizations in
animal who eats his wife.
tlie east and middle west to include
this state in tlie list of attractions to
be seen in autoing to and from the ooooooooooooooooo
fair. The literature is to lie illus Ÿ
trated with pictures showing Ore
AND STEAM FITTING o 0
Gov. Granl; B. Willis of Ohio re
cently said t'.u following in a speech
before one of the chapters of the D
A. IL: "Boys, if you ever se? any
body insulting tlie American flab or
misusing it ii: any way at all, take :i
poke at him, and if you get into
trouble 1 11 pardon you out of the
penitentiary.” The applause which
followed Gov. Willis’ patriotic re
marks was almost deafening.
M odern H eating P lants
All work guaranteed
BATH ROOM FIXTURES
and EVERYTHING in
C. I. STARR
S econd S t . y
Unique features are planned by all Y P hone 371
the communities along the Columbia >00000000000000000
river from Lewiston, Idaho, the head
of navigation on the Snake river, to
Astoria at tlie mouth of tlie Columbia
In honor of the opening of the Dalles-
Celilo canal. Tlie celebrations will
feature the historical development
of the Columbia river country, the
growth of the northwest states from
the time of the discovery of tlie river
by Captain Robert Gray, tlie coming
of tlie explorers and missionalres,
down to the present time.
Secretary McAdoo says that it Is
Ills purpose to have the beureau of
engraving and printing print approxi
mately $500,000,000 worth of Feder
al reserve notes. The new notes will
be kept in tlie treasury department
and sent to the Federal reserve banks
when demanded through the prop
er channels. They will take the
place to a large degree of the notes
issued under the Aldrich-Vreeland
act, which expires June 30th. Dur
ing the last six months nearly $400,-
000,000 of this emergency currency
was issued, but nearly 90 per cent
of that amount lias been redeemed.
Tlie following oatli is taken by
I aliens when becoming naturalized
"I hereby de
clare, on oatIi, that I absolutely and
entirely renounce and abjure all al
legiance and fidelity to any foreign
prince, potentate, state or sovereign
ty, and particularly to
, of whom I have heretofore
been a subject land that I further
renounce the title of
, an order
of nobility which I have heretofore
held l. and that I will support and
defend the Constitution and laws of
the United States of America against
any and all enemies, foreign and do
mestic: and that I will bear true
faith and allegiance to tlie same."
and was declared to be worth $21,-
When nature made you she set a
933.54, of which $4,650 is in Coquille
mark for you to reach. Are you
real estate. Practically all of the
estate was left to Catholic orphan
societies, most of them located in
We are just aching to thank you
Portland. There was some talk that for that dollar and a half you owe us
Mrs. Kennedy, cf Bandon, a sistei >n subscription.
of the deceased, would dispute th'
will, but so far no suit has been fil After drilling in that locality until
■verytliing lias been prospected tlie
ed against the estate.
drill will be removed to the Iron
Captain W. C. Harris, a well Mountain district In Coos county,
known Marshfield man, was found about six miles from Wagner. The
8 pairs of men's shoes, size io and
11. $3.50 and $4.00 sellers, now
dead in his automobile Monday .’lorn
nethod of operating the drill will be
ing after having spent some time in by gasoline engine and tlie appara- $2 00 and $2.50, at BREUER'S. 1812
starting the engine’. The deceased * uh will be taken from Coos Bay to
had been troubled with heart affec Wedderburn and from there shipped
Try that latest, the Mint Freeze,
tion for a number of years and nad up tlie Rogue river to Agness.
at the Agate.
Ml 1 mo.
frequently said he expected to di<
suddenly. He was leaving his home
for a trip down town and in over
exerting himself with the machine,
brought about the trouble which
ended his life.
Sails from San Francisco for Bandon on
Saturday, March 27
Job Printing Customers
Are Given Suggestions
The herbarium of the state uni-I
versity at Euqene is sending out to
the libraries of the state a floral,
cultndar in t’,e form of a picture of
the general habit of a flower, draw
ings of the 'tarts, and a brl-f state
ment of characteristics.
Germs of Death
lurk in poorly kept, inferior meat
They produce much sickness and distress,
that’s why we have equipped ourselves to give Ban
don a modern sanitary plant. Our interest prompts
us to observe “Safety First.’’ Your interest prompts
you to buy of us. Let’s make it a community inter
est to our mutual advantage.
Best Insured by Using Rexall
Tooth Paste--- Guaranteed
Rexall Tooth Paste is meant to
please you. Every care is exer
cised in selecting the purest in
gredients and blending them into
the dainty, antiseptic, delightful
finished product. That is why
it is the favorite among all our
tooth preparations, selling faster
than any other three of them.
Our people have learned that
using RexaH’s Tooth Paste is a
pleasant experience, and that it
is also good for their teeth and
gums. It destroys the germs of
decay, helps whiten and preserve
the teeth, makes the gums red
and rosy, and leaves the breath
'ragrant and sweet.
doesn’t do all this, if it doesn’t
please you your money back.
Price 25 cents. Sold in this com
munity only at our store. The
Rexall Store, C. Y. L owe .
II Most natural to lie aure are
those port rails In which formal
ity is cast natile. And hy modern
method« yon are scarsely cons
cious of lieing photographed.
Such photon are moat pleasing
to yourself and friends.
.Make an appointment today.
SEMI I S VOI'It FILMS TO DE
VELOP AM» PRINT.
Kodak and Amateur work
Near Hotel Gallier
Teacher of Piano
Teacher of All Grades
Fresh vegetables for your table
City Meat Market
Geo. Erdman, Prop.
•$. A. Brine's Store