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About Western world. (Bandon, Coos County, Or.) 1912-1983 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 10, 1916)
The Official Newspaper of the City of Bandon
With the Largest Sworn Circulation in the City
WHERE PRODUCTIVE SOIL AND TIDE WATER MEET
LUMBERING, MINING, DAIRYING, STOCK RAISING
BANDON, COOS COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1916
COQUILLE RIVER IS Bullards Resident
GEO. ERDMAN PLANS
Has Exciting Time
FINE NEW BUILDING
Patron and Teachers
Hold Interesting Meet
Borrows Eiiougli Money From Hi-
Friends to Go Soutli ami
(X»l XTRYS1DE COVERED FROM
Claim an Estate.
HILL TO HILL—GREATEST
RISE IX YEARS.
Debate on Motion Picture Quest lofi
Mas Much Eajoyevl—Storm
Joe Perry, a Portuguese who lias
Tlie average motion picture show I
been residing alone in a little cabin Proprietor of ( it) Meat Market Ex New Inside Rock Jetty WUI Com- and its relation to th«* development I
II'ine and Cypress liecouiing Senno
liects to Have Pilin'* it» iv on as
near Bullards for a number of years,
iiM'iice at Breuer Dock and Extend of tlie child came in for discussion
and Oregon Fir and RethvcxMl Mu t
Tltoy Can Be I ilitainetl—
received word last week that his
Towards South Jetty Far Eiiougli in tlie form of a debate at the meet
Fill Plat es—Forecasts Big Demand
brother had been killed by a train at
Cold Storage Plant Wi! !l Be 75vl<l
to Control Main Current of River ing of the Patron-T«*achers' associa
and Nays Coast Lamber Regions
— Latest Equipment.
Oakland, and that the deceased had
—Bonds Have B«x-n Sold.
tion, in the High School auditorium
to Experience G«xxl Times.
left considerable insurance money.
last evening, The question was, "Re-
The information also contained a re
solved: That the Average Motion Pic-
Bandon's business section is to be
Following one of the heaviest rain quest for the local man to go to Oak
PORT BUYS THE TUG
ture Show is Detrimental to the Beet
San Francisco. Feb. 7—"Pacific
increased by another large new build
falls in years, and with the moun land and claim the estate.
Tlie Port of Bandon, at s|>ecial
timber men occupy what might
ing in the near future, according to
tains filled with melting snow, the
Perry, who since the Lyons-John
meeting this aftem«x>n. vot«*d to
T. Treadgold and Miss Kate Chatburn be termed a pretty 'soft seat' in the
waters of the Coquille river rose the son mill closed down, where he was the plans of George Erdman, propri I hij the tug, Klihyam, for fJfl.OOO,
tupporting the affirmative and F. J. lumber world,” d«*clared James D.
forepart of the week and filled the employed, has had no income except etor of tlie City Meat Market. Mr.
giving $25,000 in t«*n year bonds,
'hathurn and Miss Wilhelmina Lof- l«acey, lumberman and
upper valley from side to side.
what he made by fishing, was with
at par value, O per cent Interest,
.us the negative. Good natured per- New York. Chicago and New Orleans,
At Coquille it is reported the water out money at the time. He told his on First street, about halfway be
redeemable at option of Port at
■onal digs were plentifully inter- at the St. Francis yesterday. "Not
rose to the second story floor on the story to a number of men at Prosper, tween Baltimore and Chicago ave- the rat«* of $2500 per year for nine
■voven with the arguments and a withstanding the fact that they have
nniicipal dock and that during Mon including C. McC. Johnson, R. W. nues, froni Col. R. H. Rosa and ex-
years and $5000 (lie tenth year.
inanimous decision was awarded th« to trim their prices pretty low to
day night it covered the floor to the Bullard, Vet Shields and others and I pects to have the work of driving
Tli«* Port is to take possession of
iffirmative by the judges, Mrs. E. compel«« with the southern and east
depth of about one inch. Farmers they made up a purse for him. He
tlie tug April I.
.ewin, J. Ira Sidwell and Harry N ern producers at the present time, the
throughout the valley, anticipating was short $2.00 when the Elizabeth get them on the ground.
lumbermen of California. Oregon and
high waters, had either moved their left Prosper, but finally found Janies
Despite the storm that was raging Washington will have things pretty
live stock to the hills, or into the sec A. Dollar, who gave him that amount in size and two-story in height, The
Word Irani tlie Portland office oi ibout 100 patrons turned out to en much their own way five or t«*n
ond stories of their dairy barns; and Greatly excited over tlie incident, cost has not yet
, tlie V. S. government engineers is ex
oy the program, Besides the debate years hence. Right now, the cypress
tlie furniture, etc., of their homes Perry ran to his cabin, changed cloth as Mr. Erdman has not fully decided pected daily by Engineer Roy Rozell«
here were thr«w> musical numtiers, n supplies of the southern coast states
from the lower floors. Many of them es, and then ran all the way to Ban what construction to adopt.
to commence tlie work of construct
election by the Girls' Glee club, a are dwindling, and the South is us-
went to Coquille, Myrtle Point, 'or to don, arriving just in time to get the,
ing a new inside rock jetty in the io
solo by Mrs. Geo. Geisendorfer ing 60 per cent of the cypress out-
the higher lands for temporary resi boat, which was starting for San structure with plastered walls, but cal harbor. The Port Conimissloi
hat brought an enchore and a vocal put.
dence. but the majority remained at Francisco.
lias deposited $4,000 and guarantee« luet by Misses Kate and Belle Chat
Rtxlwxxxl is Substitute
a stucco finish can be added later if
home, tending to their stock, going
the balance of money necessary ant
southern demand will in
desired. The main feature of the
from building to building, or to town
as soon as the money reaches a Port
st luncheon was served from the do crease to 75 per cent within a year or
building will be the cold storage
land bank word should come back to tnestic science room.
so, and when there is but a small
plant. At the present location Mr.
Highest in Seven Years
proceed. Mr. ltozelle will have charge
The committee in charge of th« quantity of cyprwss available tlie Pa
First reports from the upper river
of tlie work in tlie beginning and evening's events was com posed of cific coast redwood is c«»rtain to take
16x22 feet. In the new building it
were confusing, it being stated that
may be assisted later by Engineers C. Miss Venus, Mrs. L. W. Turnbull anti Its place. Redwood Is about tlie only
the flood was the highest since 1890,
timber that can be adapted to the
Believe«! to Re Making Purchase for as large. This will be sufficient to it. Wright or J. H. Polhemus. C. H. Dr. 8. (’• Endicott.
by some, and that it was not as high
Patterson will be foreman on the
special usages of cypress, The same
the Dollar Company—Also Re
accommodate all tlie meats produced
as in 1909, by others, Later and
job and the majority of the men em
conditions govern the eastern pino
cently Bought Mill.
more authentic information places
ployed on the north jetty project will
situation, When the pint* supply It
a direct benefit to the entire com
the high water mark of this year con-
again be engaged.
so badly diminished that the price
James A. Dollar, local representa
siderable lower than that of 1909,
Th«> new project, maps and specifi
starts to soar, the Pacific coast fir
and much lower than that of 1890, tive of the Robert Dollar company, the latest improved equipment, in cations for which have b«*en complet
will be in demand. I can reasonably
for all of the river below Coquille; Saturday sold at public sale the re view of giving Bandon one of the ed, will start at the west end of the
predict that in less than ten years
hreuer dock and extend towards the
while reports from Myrtle Point seem maining holdings of the company in
Pacific coast will enjoy a rxrord-
to agTee the flood established a high the Coquille valley to J. H. Baxter,
soutli jetty as far as will be neces
breaking lumtier boom."
water mark. The opinion being that of San Francisco, the only bidder, for
sary to control the main current in
Imcey is pr«*sident of the lumber
dredging the river, building lateral approximately $10,000. Mr. Baxter wjtli the Postoffice building,
the river. The new jetty will al
firm of J. D. Lacey & Co., tlie South
canals and cutting the willows, gave is a prominent tie and pole dealer, Seaside Bakery building, the Ban most parallel the old pile Jetty, ii tit
Seventy-flvo farmers of the Co ern Cypress Co., and Vice president
the water in the central iiortion of and it is said he is closely associated don Garage and other
The quille valley gathered Thursday at of tlie Gardner & Lacey Lumber com
about 14 feet farther south,
be a direct
the valley a chance to move toward with the Dollar interests. It is gen business houses. It will
the farmer's frolic given LJ» Goo. pany. lie is also an officer and direc
old one will then be removed.
the sta more rapidly, thus holding erally believed that he bid in the benefit to that section of
P. Laird on his ranch near Riverton, tor in a number of Louisiana and
Port Has M«*eting
holdings for the latter concern. About a commercial standpoint.
It to a lower level.
At the meeting of the Port of Ban- as the formal opening of Ills big dairy Michigan banking institutions. For
four monts ago he also purchased the
12 Miles of Railroad Submerged
don commission! lield at Coquille, barn, one of tlie most modern equip tlie paHt ten days lie has been inspect
Tlie railroad track from Myrtle local Lyons-Johnson mill, which was
Saturday, series A bond Issue for ped structure« of its kind in south ing timber properties in Northern
Point to Beaver Hill junction, with
$25,000 was sold to Spetzer. Rorick western Oregon, The Coquille rivet California and southern Oregon.
The property sold Saturday con
tlie exception of a few hundred yards
G. O. P. Administration Wanted
<•* Co. of TolMo, Ohio. They mad«* was so high that most of the guesti
in tlie city limits of Coquille, was sists of the site of the Randolph mill.
Switching to politics, Lacy declat •
Washout Closing Traffic
submerged the entire distance, the comprising 12 acres, and the tide
anil a premium of $ 1475, and anottier the scene of ihe frolic in row boats ed that in his travels about the coun
t<> Port Orford.
Reorganization was made of th« try, he had found a constantly-grow
depth of tlie water in several places lands in front, all machinery anti
at 5 per cent and $275 premium.
Bandon & Lower Coquille Valley ing demand fora Republican admin
being about 6 or 7 feet. All com wreckage of the Randolph mill and
The latter was accepted.
Tlie new steel bridge at Sixee river
munication between Marshfield and tenent and other buildings adjacent,
Tlie question of purchasing the Cow Testing astwx'iation. Many new istration. “The business men of tlie
was moved from its foundation by
tlie valley towns was cut off until
tug. Klihyam, was considered and a herds were signed up for tlie new. United States want tlie protection of
the high waters early Sunday morn
a launch line was established be logs, real estate, logging railroad
committee of R. II. Rosa, E. E. John year, according to those in attend the Republican i»arty.” Lacey said.
ing and traffic between Bandon and
A long table extended down "They want an administration that
tween Beaver Hill and Coquille, via
son and J. E. Norton, appointed to ance
the Curry county towns has been at
the famous Beaver slough route of equipment and all of the property of
investigate the proposition.
They one side of th«* barn and here al will cater to the whole people. In
a standstill. The mail is still car
tlie early days. The mail has been the Alfred Johnson company which
were instructed to also look into the noon, after all sorts of athletic sports stead of the Democratic policy of
ried regularly, but it must lie trans
delayed considerably and It is re
possibility of getting another tug for was served a bounteous old faith pleasing the masnen at tlie expense of
ferred at tlie bridge. It appears from
ported that only a few letters and by sale.
tlie local harbor should the Klihyam | ioned farm dinner, profuse with the classes."
reports coming to Bandon, tliat one
papers are being brought through the
be sold to an outside party, if the chicken and all its trimmings
« nd of tlie structure lias fallen about
In the afternoon Hie windows wort*
canyons above Myrtle Point, from
committee reports favorably on the
eight feet and swung considerably
whence the mail is now being brought
purchase a special meeting will be darkened and W. E Meyer, govern
down stream. The mail is taken to
ment cow tester expert, and Prof.
to Bandon by boat.
the bridge, unloaded, packed across held before the 15th, by which time
Powers Is Safe
the tug company's offer must be ac Barr of the O. A C.. gave a slide lec
on tlie backa of tlie mailmen, and re
ture on cow t«*stlng and later showe«!
A report from Powers is to the ef
loaded onto »axons on the oilier cepted or rejected.
the methods of stock judging
Ac District Attorney iHxisn-s He is Not
fect the water lias risen 36 feet above
Myrtle Point anti Bandon are to
tlie normal summer level, but as the play their second game of the sea
STAKTS NEW STOKE
Able to Get Court to Straighten
Fred Jamieson, driver for Gatchell
ianks second in the state for modern
town is situat«*d about 60 feet above son hero tomorrw night, tlie first
Out Tax Delinquents.
Brothers, left Bandon Saturday with
.laities Root anti H. Gustafson En- equipment.
the river bed there is but little dang game between th«' teams having re
a four horst* team with a load of
District Attorney L. A. Liljoqvist,
ter Second Hand Business.
er from the flood. A late report is sulted In a victry for the black and
supplies for the Bennet store at Port
who la trying to collect delinquent
to tlie effect several slides and wash gold. While the locals are looking
Orford, He made the trip across the
taxes for the county, according to
James Root and H. Gustafson have
outs are reported along the Smith- for a close score, they are enfident
bridge safely l and delivered his sup
store In the Old Two laical Men Among Those Itelcas- the Marshfield Record, presented n
Powers logging railroad, but that it that they will win.
pliek, but on returning found the
motion Saturday for a decree again .t
Laundry building and will conduct
is believed repairs will be made with
ed by Judge Coke.
Last Friday's game at Coquille was
bridge washed I out. He Immediately
n large number of property holders,
in a few day». The water there has the first stumbling block Quigley's telephoned his t employer the partlcu- a new and second hand business.
Mr. Root will be manager of the
fallen about ten feet.
men have met this season, Coquille lars and the added information it
Judge Coke granted a number of among them John K. Kollock ami
High Water on Coos River
winning 25 to 20. Tlie game was one would lie impossible to secure rations store, Mr. Gustafson devoting hl« paroles from the county jail Satur Frank B. Waite, who owns property
The high waters on Coos river are of the closest and beet ever seen in of hay for tlie animals, as tite supply time to his new »oft drink establish day. V. N Smith, the Bandon man. in the original Kinney pints, but
Mr. Root was formerly with and Archie Madden of Beaver HID. Judge Coke said he was not qualified
reported to have done greater dam the county, but thv home tefun's in northern Curry county was being ment
age than along the Coquille. The familiarity with the floor threw vic used by the people . in wintering Coat» At McAdams an<l has had con who had each served 30 days, were to pass on the question and so Mr.
river 1» shallow and filled with many tory their way. At the end of the their live stock, lie also stated the siderable experience in the second released, while the McGinty brothers, I.lljeqvlst obtained no action on tlie
sharp curves. The water» rose to a ; first half the score stood 11 to 10 grain ration was limited and that he hand bu»in«*»s. They have purchas Pat and John, were ordered released motion. The taxes are for 19O6-’O7-
great depth and spread across the against Bandon, but early in tlie sec would have to cut it to one-half Mr. ed a considerable line of goods and in five days, which would round out '08, and amount to several thous
The dam at the C. A ond period Coquille ran up a lead that Gatchell is sending hay down by the are planning to add to their stock 30 days’ confinement for them and dollars. District Attorney Lljc-
Smith company reservoir in the their opponents were unable to over stage to the bridge, and unless re as rapidly as tlie business demands. John McGinty asked the Court if he qvlst was asked why he did not get
hill» back of Eastside broke, and the come before the final whistle blew. pairs are starte«) immediately by tile
might leave the state under the pa the matter before some of the judges
mill may be short of fresh water next In the preliminary gam«* Riverton de county in replacing the bridge, so TMGKMII GOES TO KEMf’l E role, and was lnform«*d he could. Be who come here to take Judge Coke'<
side« these matters, a divorce was place occasionally, anti replied tliat
feated the Bandon All-Stars 30 to that traffic can be resumed, Ito fears
summer as a re»»(lt.
Lucia Stratton he wm unable to get Judge Harris
Much Drift Wood
the horses will suffer greatly from
in Three Feet of Mater
from Wm. Stratton Mrs. Stratton is to pa»« on the matter and Judge Skip
The Coquille was filled with float at 4 o'clock, was a big success fi- short rations.
the daughter of Judge E. D Sperry. worth, who han been here »everal
ing saw logs and drift wood, and it nancially and otherwise, About 125
time«, always left before he could get
A family of fourteen porkers was
is reported many of the farmers have rooters left the boat at Coquille.
Clarence Gatchell and
the matter l>efore him. Mr. Lilje-
been busy "herding" in a supply of
Mrs. Gatchell. left Monday for Eu rescued from a watery grave Monday
The Seaside Bakery has a fine new
said thia morning that unless
Marri«*«l in Oakland
gene. where they will reside for some night. They belonged
stove wood and fence posts in boat».
sign, placed at the corner of the new
Monday morning, while the tide was
Ruby Edith Pcrshbaker was mar time and where Mr. Gatchell will lie I of the Bandon Market and were il ar building so that It Is visible on both he seen some way of obtaining the
ebbing rapidly, the river along the ried at Oakland, Cal., Wednesday, employed as street car motorman. bored at the slaughter bouse at Par First street and Chicago avenue. county's rights in this matter, he will
local water front was a raging mill- February 2, to Andrew Robertson They have relative« at Eugene, and kersburg About seven o'clock Mon The sign was made by L W. Robin request Governor James Wlthycombe
to »end a Judge here especially to
race, pouring an un-endlng stream Muir Miss Pershtiaker was formerly sickness in the family was the rea day evening Mr. Resky chartered the son and is of novel design, the let
of logs and de4*ri» out over the bar. one of the popular young ladies of son for the move Mr. and Mrs Zeno steamer Telegraph and with a crew tering consisting of hand made let take care of the affair.
Close observation »bowed that the thia section, having resided at Pros Gatchell have moved from their for of men saeceeded in getting the ters mounted on s black back ground.
Wm Mast has sold his hardwar*
When the rescuers ar
water in the center of the stream »as per. Her father conducted a store at mer home on Franklin avenue to the pigs loaded
to the Bandon and McNair
apparently much higher than on eith-
and intends to confine his
er side, owing to
exclusively to electrical
fornia for the mother's health, but Mrs. Gatchell and son return to Ban It being that high In the slaughter
(Continued on last p»(e)
Twelve Miles of Railroad I nder Wat
er anti All Traffic Held Vp—Far
mers Move HouseJiolil Goods to
S«*con«l Stories of Houses—Local
A San Francisco Man
Buys Dollar Holdings
Big Gathering at
New Laird Barr
Myrtle Point to Play
Bandon Friday Night
May Request the
Governor to Assist