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About Western world. (Bandon, Coos County, Or.) 1912-1983 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 14, 1915)
The Official Newspaper of the City of Bandon
With the Largest Sworn Circulation in the City.
WHERE PRODUCTIVE SOIL AND TIDE WATER MEET
THE PORT Of BANDON
Universalis Hic Est
LUMBERING, MINING, DAIRYING, STOCK RAISING
COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY,
OCTOBER 14. 1915
NORTH AND SOUTH
DR. J. R. WETHERBEE
ROAD IS FAVORED SELLS STAR RANCH
Globe Trotter. Poet and
Press Agent Ari lvew in
Oregon Avenue Plans
Cannot Be Changed
IS A FINE SECTION
Adjourned Session of City touiicil
Was Short lint I nil <>f "r«»p ”
—Interest Rat«- Changed.
Tuesday morning, perhaps one of
"To change the plans of the Ore
tlie most peculiar characters ever Engineers Visit Baudon and Inspect
Hanch Is One of the l’est E<(iiippe<l in gon avenue improvement in auy man
of l i , er Four Mia»
seen in tiHiidon wandered into the
Floras Creek Gravel; lavar the
< *rry ( «unity—Ge«»rge Laird i’ur- I ner at this time would require pro-
1 i eek Section
World office, announced he was "Rat
County Securing Services of I . S.
<i.a.s«-s Holstein fatile and Dui-oc feedings more difficult aud compii
tlesnake Jim ", shook hands with tlie
Engineers to Lay Oui tlie Lines—
Hogs—Doctor llail Been in Charge cated than any ever attempted by
—Is it Stock-
force and offered tiie cigars, saying
Coast Highway « «mteiiipiated.
tli ■ council and the chances for sue
of Property for Three Tears.
lie could afford to be liberal as Post
cess would be practically nil," said
master Sweet had a large supply and
City Attorney G. T. Treadgold Tues
Tuesday noon Congressman W. C. was liberal hearted. It was gleaned
That the Good Roads association
A deal was closed Friday, where day evening. "It would mean that
( By a World Correspondent >
Hawley arrived in Bandon from Co Jim had just been down to the of of Coos county, recognizing the need by Doctor J. R.
Wetherbee disposed every property owner interested in i
is a well established fact that
quille accompanied by the Port of fice getting the Bandon
postmark of two main thoroughfaies through of his interests in tlie Star Ranch,
the improvement would have to sign i during Hu- past few years n goodly
Bandon commissioners, C. B. Zeck of placed in one of his books,
He gave the county, one east and west, tlie near Langlois.
au agroetnent permitting tlie change, , number of home seekers liav«» visited
tho Republican Central
Committee an interesting sketch of his travels oilier nortli and south, therefore be
H. II. Hansen of Norway lias se which it is certain could not be ai- Bandon witli a vew of fimling a
and other local friends.
and upon being asked as to whether it resolved: That we do hereby dos cured a ten year lease on the prop
ranged; or elHe every dollar paid small tract of good land on which
During tlie afternoon, in company lie could use the typewriter, sat down ignate, establish and approve the fol
erty and purchased the greater part by property owners and city could be , 1 to make a home and living but after
with Mr. Zeek, Col. R. H. Rosa, Atty. and reeled off the following, printed lowing trunk lines, to-wit:
of the livestock, which was tlie prop returned to them an<l the acceptance > following Home real
<1. T. Treadgold and C. II Patterson verbatim and without any changes as
Commencing at the iutersection of erty of tlie doctor. Sixteen head of I
through tin- glailo« adjacent to Ban-
of ilia local harbor improvements to punctuation or spelling:
Sherman avenue and
Newmarket thoroughbred Holstein cattle
were I that a number of tlie property own jdon for u few days go away «omidete-
works and others, Mr Hawley was
Bandon was visited this week by street in North Bend, and running sold to George P. Laird. Mr. Laird
taken out over the bar on the tug "I niversal Rattlesnake Jim,” other- thence south and easterly through also secured two prize winning Duroc I ers favored a change in the route of
In general tlie good* ranches ar<>
Klihyam and the urgent need of ex w ise know n as James * Lauhno Lone-1 I Marshfield, Coquille, Myrtle
r-v • •
tit be, ty rott<( survey instead of coming not for sale. Th«- owners ar«- get
animals w will
tending the nortli jetty and other im- feather, of Luzern, Switzerland,
who Bridge and Remote to the eastern taken to his ranch near Lampa.
—¡straight down tlie hill, was the rea- ting imbued witli that spirit of "some
provements explained, The trip was is on a 23-year tour of this globe, boundary of Coos county, designated
The ranch consists of 1160 acres Hon for (he o|,inlon.
The Catholic thing better next year" and are not
much enjoyed by tlie distinguished barefoot. Jim is traveling for three as the east and west line.
of fine land, a considerable portion church injunction will be taken up 'at all anxious to have their Ideals
visitor, who discussed the needs of important things—A health that is
Also: commencing at tiie northern of which is bottom land. There are
and threshed out as soon as Judge sliattered liy selling out.
the harbor with the various gentle immune to any disease: an educa boundary of Coos county and run- many up-to-date buildings
among Coke returns from Eugen«-.
Il<>ni<»stea«ling a Man'» Job
tion that is better than any univer
nee south via Teumile, »North which are several silos, milk houses J meantime contractor
llovv many peoplo coming to Ban
Webb lias com-
and adventures Bend, Empire, South slough, Bandon, and a well equipped cheese mak Ing
"Bandon lias tlie making of a fine sity can furnish,
pleted the work as far as Fourth don on tills home seeking liiiSHii.n
harbor,” said Mr. Hawley, "and it that are impossible for many to find i to Langlois at tlie southern boun- plant.
Dr. Wetherbee lias
■nan u- street, and will now start work on ever get to hear of tlie upfier Four
will be endeavored to keep tlie iiu- otherwise.
' dary of Coos county; and designated factored the milk
into the lower end of the cut.
I Mil«- and Floras
From birth up until tlie age of 11 i as the nortli aud south liue.
provements under way until it is
cheese, mostly, and at the present j The refunding and water
water bond ¡Then«- two creeks head close to each
years and 6 months Jim was under I
The above resolutions sum up the time lias
several thousand pounds ordinaces as amended placing the in other in a big rolling country tim-
It was explained that the former a stroke of paralysis, being in one I concensus of opinion as expressed at in storage at Los
Cal., terest rate at 6 per cent, were passed ' bored mostly by alders with now anil
appropriations had all been so small position all tlie time: tlie arms and ¡the good roads meeting at
North , waiting an improvement In tlie niar- and received tlie Mayor’s signature. then n scattering of second growth
the work would hardly become start feet and the body below the thorax Bend last Friday. A large number , ket.
Tlie assessment ordinance on tlie 'firs. Natuge has gifteil tills country
By the aid
of of boosters were present from all
ed before lack of funds would neces practically dead.
Will Go to Portland
Wall street sewer was passed. City witli tlie very best soil; plenty of
sitate its stopping. As a result tlie physical culture; fresli air and exer parts of tlie county. Speeches were
It is said Dr. Wetherbee has* a Engineer Sawyer requested to make springs and creeks and an abund
cost lias been higher; and the work cise, Jim overcome his malady and made by County Judge Watson, C. large ranch near
under an estimate on tlie repair of the Caro- ance of gruss which grows among
began to walk and gain control of S. Engineer B. 11. Burrell,
A. G. consideration, and will go there in a line street sewer.
Four years ago tin- Hot
During tlie af^rnoon it was ar- ills limbs.
Raab of North Bend, M. C. Maloney few weeks. He will raise thorough
The city budget for next year was tiers of this whole section could be
Has Traveled Far and Wide
ranged that he should address the
of Marshfield, A. T. Morrison of Co bred stock for «ale to ranchers desir discussed and Mayor Topping
will counted on 111«- fingers of on«- hand.
So lie left his home town. Luzern, quille, L. G. Johnson of Myrtle
citizens at a public meeting at the
ing to improve the grade of their prepar«» tlie same in time for tlie But today on«- taking a trip through
Orpheum. About 20(1 people attend Switzerland at the age of 12 years, Point, A. A. Baker of Biidge, Chas. livestock,
He has been in charge next council meeting,
The budget tills splendid wild country will find
ed the meeting and the congressman's on April 6lh, 1897. and will return Dennis of Tennille, State Engineei of the Star ranch for 3 years during
will be published this year in order homesteaders hero and there, all
He April 6th, 1920, at the age of 35 Cauline, Mayor Geo. P. Topping of which time it has
become known to allow citizens to obtain all pos busy hewing out homes and building
spoke on "Rivers and Harbors," and years, in the last IK years lie has Bandon and others; giving
the views throughout the state as one of the sible information as to wliat city <
mighty air castles for the future. \
After reviewing traveled over 125,676 miles, bare of the taxpayers of tlie
new school district. No. 39, has been
various sec most up-to-date ranches in Southern (lenses are.
Hie work accomplished by tlie govern- foot, over the continents of Europe, tions of tlie county.
forme<l and a school house Just fin
„ , . -
- - -
Oregon. Mr. Hansen is a relative of
■ in nt in improving tlie rivers and har Asia, Africa and
islied; the lumber being drawn n
Smidt Hansen of this city. He has
on sleds from when- it was un
bors of tlie country and tlie fcork ac Last winter lie passed through Sal
Mayor Topping in «(leaking for been in the dairy business at Nor
complished in Oregon in particular. em and Portland. Oregon, en route till« section said that he had been in way for several years.
The Star Coast Railroad U ill Be Considered loaded from wagons at tin- Curley
place. Th«- grounds for the school
Mr. Hawley took up the latter sub to Western Canada, but was refused
When Volume of Business is
tlie county for more than fifteen ranch land and buildings are tlie
house were donated to th«- district
lie is one of the committee- admission there on account of being
years, and while it had been said
by Byron Young; ii I ho tlie building,
men in charge of the framing of a half German-Swiss. So lie is making
that tlie people of tiie county were
Rural credits bill.
The committee Ills way from here back to San Fran
C. .1. Millis, a high official of the slashing, etc., was all don«« by dona
not gettng the value of the money
will meet before congress convenes
Pacific, who was ill Marsh- lion work by these energetic and <'i-
tliat was being si>ent for road pur
and draft the proposed measure, in ney through Central America, South
week, in speaking of the thusiastl«- homesteaders. They have
poses, lie could see a vast improve-
the meantime they are out gathering America, West Indies; Hawaiian.
road passing through built trails for miles and miles; they
ment in the roads of the present to
ideas among the people, Mr Hawley Samoan. Society. Fiji islands; New those of a few years ago. He brought
tills section, is reported to have said have left their families for month.i
Mr. anil Mrs. .1. T. Sullivan return it will depend in part on the Eugene al a lime and gone out to earn that
has a large number of forceful ar- Zealand, Australia, West Africa.
out tlie point that the people who
ed tills week on tlie Elizabeth from I Coos Bay line paying $400,600 un all mighty grubstake; came home
guments in favor of his plan for a
needed good roads the most were the
Part Sioux Indian
a two or three weeks visit to San uually, interest on tlie $8,000,000 again and slashed nn«l grubbed up
rural credit law.
farmers who have no way of getting
His father was a full-blooded
Francisco and other California cities. spent on tlie line and equipment. lucres of land with a grub hoe to
their produce to the nearest mar-
They spent a week at tlie exposition "We are going to meet tlie fiercest l»lunt tlie vegetables on which they
The congressman's stay in Bandon lala-Sii.ux from Bismark. North Da-
are tlie ones who
S. A. Ills mother a German- ket, and yet they
and found the big fair up to exjiec- competition that we have ever met, mostly defend for sustalnance.
was made doubly pleasant by
turn down a bond
The Baeklstn«- of tlie t'«»untry
Mr. Sullivan says the at and tills Is water. Are we going to
meeting of J. A. Byrne, a former
Tin s«- are the people that are de
tendance has readied tlie 14,000,- get the business that will warrant
scholar of Mr. Hawley’s at the time zerland. He speaks English. Franch.
Engineers \ i-.it II iiik I oii
000 mark and tliat San Francisco the building of the track down th*- veloping the country, These are the
he was piesident of tin1 Willamette Spanish, Latin. Arabic fluently aud
roads con- people are Jubilant.
people, living miles away from even
university. »Mr. Byrne was in some parts of Russian. Japanese and Haw
a wagon road that me entitled to a
of the classes personally conducted
'w ero shown about lusa, Sacramento valley, visiting with 1 \ SI Rl’ItlSE IlWtJI FT
conslderalloi» when it comes to the
by the president at that time and by manual labor and by giving exhi rell and Cantine
the county l»y Commissioners G. J. relatives of Mrs. Sullivan's and re
IS Ml I II ENJII1EI* road question. Inn-gl tie a man travel
had tin- pleasure of standing up on bitions of Swiss yodelng and the fol
Armstrong and Deinent and J. E. calling old
Ing from four to six miles liy trail
Montgomery of the Coos and Curry formerly lived at that place.
Hold in the winter time and then wudlng
line against the on rushes of Coach dance; Nez Perce war dance; Nava-
They “ ’visited Sullivan found business fairly pros
in mud from ten to twelve miles for
They spent a few pleasant jo war dance; Russian Kukuska or
Bandon, where they met a number perous in the Sacramento valley dis-
iiv few necessities of life!
hours talking over old times in which
i of the city's good road boosters and
I are living on tlie
Mr. Byrne «Is:» gave the congressman
K. of ' highways Imagine tliut w are llv ■
' the «anie there as in Bandon.
a general idea of the Port of llan- Jig.
P. lodge was holding secret conclave, ing back fifty years ai--> uh fai a <
Jim carries a large and miscel Township line road anil down
1 members of the Pythian Sisters took roads are contented and so we are.
.Making Harlior Survey
"The government will have practi
possession of the banquet hall. The Let every person be true to I i I h or
"You should have government en-
Engineer C. R. Wright and as-
cally $20.000 left of the present ap ers with him. among which Is a led-
were spread and
a stray her self and this person will be true
sistant. Verlln I’arkcr left for Coos
propriation after the gap It is now ger containing newspaper
Another lay out your main trunk lines,” said Bay Monday, where they were Join Knight informed he »should broak to the community In which lie or «! >
working on is completed,” said Col
Mr. Burrell. "This will eliminate all ed by Junior Engineer Janies l‘ol- the news to the lodge that a ban live».
R. H. Rosa.
"We hope to induce contains tlie signatures and stamps
Itjitet *>«« awaiting their appearance
I ator t■<«»«! It*».id *
the factionalism, which is one of
The (»arty went to Florence
them to use this amount on extend
The affair w»n planned as a com
While we may not all like the
and greatest hindrances to county road on the 8iuslaw where they will make
ing the north jetty at least five bund towns and cities he has visited,
I pleto surprise and It certainly came bonding proposition to build permit,
a harbor Burvey.
The survey will
led feet and building up the low
• up to expectations. The lodge was ent roads we should consider o*tr
and out exfiense to the county. Too tlie
numerous other dignitaries
extend from the bar for ten miles up
¡■laces. This project will require a
I people should get «way from all Ideas the river, giving complete data w^ilch closing when tiie messenger entered selves In duty bound to cast a vote
people met along the way.
larger sum, but Mr. Hawley gives as
of temporary roads and build their will probably be used as information and before he had imparted the news In Its favor. It will not only be a
surance« an effort will be made to
benefit to ourselves, but it will In
several members left.
highways to last. In a county like for harbor Improvement».
Ray Watkin« Promoted
l.ave another appropriation made.
Sisters and Knights formed ranks duce homo-seekers to stav with ui
! Coos where you have many miles of
The port is planning on connecting
I road needed and only a small bond ment of public roads. Department of ami marched to the dining room. and Improve the»« tens of thousand i
up the south jetty with the present I Standard Oil branch, received notice
A of fertile Hi re» that aro now covered
. issue possible only the trunk line« i Agriculture, Is a strong booster for The supper was lunch enjoyed.
inner jetty with a rock Jetty which
I number of fine talks were made In with brush and logs,
We all li» ,v
a highway paralleling the coast. He
will tiien give a well defined chan ferred to Walnut Grove, Sacramento
lie of service to the greatest number 'believes the Pacific highway which • which regret was erpresaed on losiiig have a chance to place ourselves on
The port has decided to re-
“In nearly every Instance where «-roMes the Siskiyou« at a high alti Mr. and Mrs. Bodin from the ranks, a par with the advancement of civi
,00<> bond issue ordi- in charge of the station. The VS al-
Can we afford to let th«
engineers have been eni- tude should have another connection in whose honor the affair was plan lization.
nance and will pass another ordi- nnt Grove district Is «aid to handle
go by without ev
' ployed the people have been satisfied which could be used in the winter
nance for port bond not exceedng about five tlnu-s the business of the
en a try? We can help the faitliufl
$50,001* to be Issued in sums of local district and the change comes
homesteaders living miles back by
In a county
like thia that a hardmtrface or graveled Bandon a year and one-half ago.
He been expended
$25,000. The government will prob as a promotion to Mr. Bodin.
giving him good roads to travel on
road be constructed along the coast
ably appropriate a mini for deepening has been in charge of the Bandon
the last stretch of hl« journey to
Build« Artistic lard Feme
district since its organization about a sential and they should bs construct from San Francisco through Eureka,
the city. We can help get our county
Bandon and out to the valley, by way
year and a half ago. Ray Watkins, ed
on a par with other countie« anil
to be forgotten until a later day."
of Coos Bay or Coquille.
In case •tition, has Just finished building a
Some of the nicest apples ever who has been assistant at the sta
tnoat of all, we can help ourselves If
this road is ever built, it will mean
seen in Bandon arrived today, con- tion. is promoted to the position of
we are not too selfish to do so.
Mr Watkins Is a local
"The finest kind of
signed to Miss Elsie Wolfe,
He 1« a conscientious building a cheap and well-wearing portant trunk line. At this time
fruit is |s*rfertly formed
and a young man
Otto 8al.ro made a trip un the
the stretch between Coos Bay and of dressed lumber, it is a substan
gllmpw at them makes the mouth workman and Ills many friends are road bed, if it is properly laid," 1»
Tillamook la sparsely settled
and tial Improvement and an ornament to Sa bro Brothers’ Indian hiotorcycle to
They came from Mr Emer
<' ooh Bay. Coquille and Myrtle Point,
by means of that section of the city.
Floras but poorly connected
neers after fnspecting the
son of Spokane, Washington, where tial advancement.
the forepart of the week. He says
they were grown. The box of fruit
Mr. and Mrs. Sain Johnson were the roads were then in fine condition
Bandon and San Francisco Is prac
C. F Pa|>e made a trip to Rogue Curry county line.
was a surprise present to Miss Wolfe,
visitors the latter part of for motoring and that the trip was
Itandon on Pacific Highway
and needless to say, it will be much river Monday on business for the
Mr Burrell, who is of the depart- grades
Sperry flour company
C<,n ;tes-man Hawley I lews l.ocal
Harlxir—Taken for Trip on Tug—
I-intis I ormer
Speaks on Rural Cicdits—Pians
of Poit Are Discussed.