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Page 2-B Heeding Good Advice Despite some rainfall, Oregon- ians and our forestry people are extremely concerned about this persistent dry per:od. Rangelands throughout the Cocluille valley as well as throughout the entire state and eastern Washington are tinder dry. The Regional Forester of the U.S. Forest Service, Theodore Schlapfer, in a statement issued Friday commented, &apos;We're now asking that people volumtarily stay out of the woods, at least until we get a good soaking rain ." To help in programs of fire pre- vention, the forester reports that special agents and fire prevention specialists have come from the sou- theastern, southwestern and nor- thern states where fire danger is relatively low. By the weekend the regional forester vowed to have seven special investigators in the Northwest on the Rogue River, Malheur, Wallowa-Whitman, Mt. Hood, and Fremont National For- ests in Oregon and on the Okano- gan National Forest in Washington. Wecan all help by heeding the advice of the foresters and stay out of the woods until this extreme fire danger passes. This has already been an extre- mely busy fire season in National Forests and the Pacific Northwest Region. As of the end of August, over 1,700 fires, blackening near- ly 26,000 acres have been report- ed. (According to Forest Service reports, at the same time last year 1,855 acres had burned in Oregon and Washington.) Of these, 976 were man-caused. Few campers realize, according to Mr. Schlap- fer, that they may be held liable for suppression costs, should their carelessness cause a forest fire. One camper was recently cl ted for having a campfire in an area clo- sed to open fires The flames burned out of control and the camper will be billed For p'Jrt or all of the $16,000 required to put out the resulting blaze. Coos 4-H Students In Salem Coos county boys and girls did a fine job representing their 4-H clubs and Coos county at the Oregon State Fair in Salem. Cheryl Stalcup, Coos Bay, captured a blue award in the intermediate English horse division. Julie Kramer, North Bend received a blue award in Intermate horse show- manship, and a blue award in interm,iate western horse- manshlp. Sherri Smith, Coos Bay. received a blue award for western equitation. Steve Schneiderman, Coos Bay, was judged reserve champion in the junior geology division. Tommy Ray, Coquille rece- ived the reserve champion honors in the intermediate geology exhibit for 4-H mem- bers 12 through 14. Receiv- ing awards of excellence in the junior geology division were Dave ross, Coos Bay, J.C. Luoto, Coquille andMary Sell, Riverton. Erick Albertson, Coquille, receivl an award of excel- fence for his exhibit in the senior geology division. Craig Briggs, Coquille, re- ceived an award of excellence for his forestry I notebook containing 10 mounts. The forestry notebooks were jud- ged for accuracy, complete.. hess, condition, mounting and general appearance. Craig Morgan received an award of excellence in forestry III wldch contained 30 mounts. Andrew Purcella, Jr., Co- quille, received an award of excellence in his advanced bachelor clothing exhibit. During the style revue, con- testants are judged on the basis of the outfit on the 4-H member, workmanship and construction, and their posture, poise, grooming and attitude. Jean Lusby andKaren Hedeen, Coqullle both re- ceived awards of excellence ln the interm.,.<liaie style revue division. Reflector ovens, fire mod- els, tin can stoves and other items useful in outdoor cook- cry were fo,md in the 4-H outdoor cookery displays at the 1973 Oregon State Fair. Karen Sandmann, Coqullle was named reserve champion for the tin can stove and buddy burner she built. Receiving awards fo excellence for their outdoor cookery II exhibits were Marsha Ruell and An- drea Sandmann of Coquille. Plain and fancy might have been the title for the 4-H foods exhibits. Oregon 4-H members made everything from elaborate decorated cakes to slmle' baking bis- cuits for their exhibits. The variety of baked goods shown probably the greatest yet, notes Mary Anne Green- lurid, Coos County 4-H agent, reflects the increase flexibil- ity allowed 4-H members to explore various loots in the 4-H foods and nutrition pro- jects. Carmen Myers, Myrtle Point and Molly Rust, Coos Bay, received awards of ex- cellence in foods II which covers quick breads usingba- king powder or soa. Cakes with icing won awards of ex- cellence for Melinda Simes, Powers; Lori Maeyaert, Co- quille; and Mike Stuckey and Debble Webb of Coos Bay. Lyn Coleman, Coquille, rece- ived an award of excellence in the international food div- ision. Koreen Harvey, Coos Bay, won an award of excel- lence with her yeast product in foods V. Fashion comes in many- styles and colors this fail, if the 4-H clothing exhibits at the 1973 Oregon State Fair were representative of what the well-dressed young lady will be wearing when school opens. Kristl Albertson and Lorie Baker of Coquille received awards of excellence on their clothing garments in the sub- deb B division. Wh}le Andrea Purcella Coquille, won the award of excellenc in the Oregon Miss A division with her garment. An award of excellence in the OregonMiss B division was presented to Martha Baxter, Coos Bay. Carl Greenlund, Coquill% received a biae award for his intermediate presentation on repairing small engines. Presentation give 4-H mem- bers a chance to show and teach others what they have learned, explains Mary Anne Greenlund. Presentations may be demonstrations of a skill or an llhistrated talk. In the baking contests, 4-H members are judged on their skill in food preparation and clean-up, personal appear- ance, and on the quality of the finished product. Janice Hedeen, Coquille, won a blue award inthe intermediate bak- ing contest. Navy Fireman Kent M. Weekly, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dean V. Weekly of 199 E. Eighth Place, Coquill% Ore. graJuated from recruit train= lug at the NavalTralningCen- ter, San Diego, Calif. A 1973 graduate of Coquill high school, he is scheduled to report to Electrician's Mate  Class "A" School, San Diego. [, CARR*AO00 T00AD t 8-30 Mr. and Mrs. Michael Riley, Coquille, a son, Michael Shawn.8 lb 14 oz. COQUILLE VALLEY SENTINEL For those of you who have the money to .nvest is a new idea [,eing marketed now called, "Bonded Gold Ou- nce," by an enterprising co- puny in Missouri. After this business applied to tae Tre- asury Department for permi- ssion to market this idea, they were a:lvised that they could dv so, a3 long a their prodact w,-s neither coin nor m ed 1. What this company has come ap with, appears to ',n.% to be a mid:lie o: the roa:l ap- proach to being neither coin nor madal. They hava taken placer gold in ts natural st- ate. sand nd all, bonded and cold pressed it into a disk 28 mm in diameter and 5 m, w!th a crown and dte 1973 ou one sde, and a complete discription of con- tern and manufacturer on the other side. If yea were to take a square, cut each of the fear corners o.f of it, you would have the baSiC shape o these pieces Tlmse items weigh just over one ounce and the company claims them to be abou, 840 fine gold. The current price is $t50,00 per ounce, each one being shipped in a rawhide pguch They are ,also limited in sup.- ply to only 800 pieces. It will be interesting to see just how far th.ts new innovation wzll go in the u. lure. At this writing, it appears our local coin show will have a leater rom as far away as Phoenix. Arizon We have querries from B C., Canada and Callfoznia, plus seceral from Oregon. We fee 1 that our show will be well wo:th attending and again I should like to state tha w, are sel- ling wooden nickels @ .25 to offset the expences o thS.s coin show. These are ava:l- able from any mem',er of ou club, or through mis co.- UlfflU. Thanks for reading, Ken, SANDRLIN'S Septic Cleaning" Complete Septic Service. 396-4776 or 396-3243. MEMBER ] Oregon ] Newspaper J Publishers jlAssociation httlltel Every Thuday at I 14 W: I. Street Coquille, Oregon IRt ,ntered as Second Class Mat ter at Post Office at Coquflle, Ore MEMBE NE A NAL dlRI p, Ii,,4kP E R Associatiot - Founded 885 .Jack GneY ...... Editor & Publisher Carol Knlglt ...... Advertising Brad Rmm ; ..... News Editor Lou Anne Smave ....... Comwasltion Dorothy Backman . Office Rud March .......... Composition Tim Mayaert ..... Sports Writer Cheryl Creach ...... Justowrzter Opr COPY DEADLINES: Letters to the editor, notices of meetings and coming events Slmulfl be in office Friday; news of schools, churches, clubs, so,:tals, 5 p.m. M onda:.'; , Monday noon; dlplay ads, 5 p.m. Momlay (Tues a.m. by appointment); Classtfiel and reader ads, Tueaday nooz I ilrll I I I I I !!Ili Thursday, Septemb KINDZRGARTEN TEACHERS- Teachers for Coquille school Linda Holt, Myrtle Point, uowas graduated District 8's new kindergarten program are from left Mrs. sity of Oregon two years ago. Mrs. Wilson Mildred Edgmand, who has taught in the special education teaching career in Fort Jones, Calif. has for program here since 1959; Mrs. Dolores Wilson, head teacher lives in Broadbent with the Coquille Kindergarten Association last year and Mrs. " News Of Fairview 0 swocc Times ! Dates and home on vacation this past summer, if this member wrote a card home to someone in CWC. Anyone having such a card is asked to bring it to Elaine At)ell. Anyone needing a ride is also invited to call Elaine, 396-3293. Justice Simpson was honored in recognition of a birthday when a number of neighbors called on her Aug. 30. A money tree and a gift were presented to her by Mr. and Mrs. Jim Everest, Cheryl and JuDe, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Pierce, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Cramer, and Mr. and Mrs. Bob Abell. Also present were her husband Gene, and her children Larry and Lynette. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Evere- st and their four children, Bobby, Janet, Cheryl, and Ju- lie, Toucher, Washington, spent three days with the Bob Abell family, and visiting their former friends in the commu- nities, Fairview and Mc- Kinley. Jim was a pastor in this area several years ago. Randy Deadmond, Killeen Texas, surprised his grand- parents with an unexpected visit Aug. 31. He was brought out to the farm by his other grandpa, Carl Hight, Charle- ston. The Community ActionCen- ter bus is making weekly trips to F airview, according to Jun- ice Huntley, who answers the telephone for the service. Sh- irley King, bus driver, will leave Coquille at 9 a.m. each Thursday and turn around at the Homestead, three miles up the North Fork from Fair- view. The bus will leave the Homestead at approximately 9:45 and arrive back in Co- quille at 10:15, picking up passengers along the way. Tr- avelers may catch the bus again at 1 p.m. in Coquille for the return trip to Fair- view. There will be no set charge for this service, but voluntary donations from those wishing to help in the program will be cheerfully accepted. TELETHON SEPT. 15 The NaUonal Democratic Telethon will be broadcast over the NBC-TV stations Sept. 15 from 4 to 11 p.m PDT to raise funds for the Democratic Party and to give Americans a stake in their government by involving them in the political system through their contributions. placements students at SW were the office as follows: 8:30 a.m.; C day, Sept. 11 edo 3 and 8:30 a,m. Placement quired of all time students for a degree at the determine is admitted useful tool plan his Toda pounds of pared to 63.4 dividual in 141 N. BY CLARA DE ADMOND IJIW Tonight (Sept. 6) Fairview PTO will hold its first meet- ing of the school year in the Fairview School cai'eter2 Meeting tiln : 7:30 p.m. accordug to PTO president Linda Layton All those hav- ing children in school are particularly invited to attend; non-parents are also invited. ,,Homl  On The Range" will be the theme of the first Christian Women's Club luncheon at the McKinley gr- ange hall September 12 at 11:00 a.m. Alma Amis, Co- quille will be the guest sp- ender, and will discuss here work with the Nwajo Indians, Frances Torbeck, County Extension Agent, will have the special feature, homemaking. There will also be special music on the pro- gram. At the meeting of the ex- ecutive committee at Marna Swinson's home August 29th, it was voted to name the club "The. Fairview, McKin- ley, and East Fork Christian Women's Club. It was also suggested those attending the luncheon wear some type of apron. A special door prize willbe given to that member who traveled the furthe from BUS HIGHWAY WITH TWO OR MORE LANES IN EACH DIRECTION SCHOOL BUS LOADING OR UNLOADING Cars in these lanes may procee, PROTECT OUR CHILI) STOP whenRED are floshing TWO OR THREE LANE HIGHWAY SCHOOL BUS LOADING OR UNLOADING Cars in these lanes must stop and remain stopped as long as red warning lights are flashing. All cars in all lanes must and remain stopped as "long as red warning lights are flashing THE TRAFFIC MUST STOP ONL,Y WI-IEN THE FLAStIIXG RED' LIGHTS ARE IN OPERATION -,