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VOLUME 37; NUMBER 1,911
TILLAMOOK, OREGON, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1924
IS REPORTED GOOD
Grand Jury, Also in Session,
Returns Nine Indict
ments this Week
ONE PAROLE IS REVOKED
Question of Possession is Brought up
in Williams Liquor Case,
PRICE $2.00 THE YEAR
FARM CENSUS TAKEN
BOOZE BRINGS GRIEF
IN JUSTICE COURT
Buying Which Had been Hindered by
Takers are Appointed for Three Sec-
Cold Weather Takes on Life
tions of County by Govern-
Heavy Fines Handed Out for Possess
ion and Drunkeness This
Past Few Days
A good Christmas season ¡8 report
ed in the city this year. The merch
ants report that their sales the past
few days have exceeded those of last
year, and the local postoffice has had
an unprecedented rush of Christmas
parcels and mail.
Cold weather somewhat hindered
the buying up to the first of this
week, for Tillamookers did not appear
to be anxious to venture out into the
cold east wind and below freezing
weather. Monday however, the ther
mometer started a slight raise and by
Wednesday a thaw had started. Rain
is the prospect for the near future
Local people are considerably cheer
ed up by the prospects for the new
year. From all indications 1925 will
be a year of expansion and growth.
It is rumored that considerable de
velopment money will be spent all
«ever the country during the caning
In order to complete as many of
the criminnl cases pending in the
the term of District Attorney Goyne,
circuit court before the expiration of
Judge Bagley reopened court here
The grand jury was also in session
the fore part of the the week and re
turned nine secret indictments.
George St. Onge who plead guilty
at the court session earlier in the
month to a charge of rape was sen
tenced by Judge Bagley to spend from
•one to five years in the state peniten
tiary. He was paroled during good
behavior on condition that he does not
communicate in any way with the girt
Andrew Zuercher was committed to
the state penitentiary to serve a five
year sentenc imposed on him in N®v-
mber, 1920, on a ubrglary charge. At
Advices received from office of the
tho time he was sentenced to the pen district engineer, U. 8. corps of en
itentiary Zuercher was paroled dur gineers, calls attention to an act pass
ing good behavior. When he plead ed and approved by congress last
guilty before the court to a liquor June prohibiting oil pollution of nav
charge Judge Bagley revoked his pa igable waters in the United States.
role and he will serve the five year
Cases of violation should be report
ed to the officers of the customs and
Howard Trout who was tried Tues coast guard service, or the officers and
day on a charge of possession of in agents of the engineer department.
toxicating liquor was found not guil The fine for allowing oil to pollute
ty by the jury.
water is not less than $500 or more
Elmer Williams also indicted on a than $2,500.
liquor posesssion charge was acquit-
ed by the jury. In this case the de
fendants attorney and the state's at
torney stipulated that the state would
be. able to prove that the defendant
Williams received a bottle contain
A narrow escape from death was
ing liquor from a friend, drank from
it and returned the bottle to the experienced by a truck driver by the
friend, and that Williams was not name of Easterwood, who was run
the owner of the bottle. Judge Bag- ning a truck belonging to G. A. Dob
ley instructed the jury to find a ver son last Monday. Easterwood was
dict of not guilty. The state will just going over the blind crossing
take an appeal to the supreme court near East Garibaldi when the incom
to determine whether merely taking ing Portland train hit the back end
a bottle of liquor belonging to another of his truck and tore it off, with the
for the*purpose of taking a drink con cab. The driver was left sitting on
the seat and was not injured. The
stitutes unlawful possession.
Robert Schneiter, who was convict truck was not insured.
ed on a charge of unlawful operation
H. L. Gilham spent three days in
of a motor vehicle as a result of an Portland last week undergoing an ex
accident last May in which Schneiter amination before federal officers for a
was said to have struck Claude Morse commission in the national guard.
causing serious injuries, was fined
H. H. Rosenberg and family left
$400 and sentenced to one year in here Monday on an automobile trip
jail. He was paroled on condition to Tia Juana, Mexico. They plan to
that he pay the costs and disburse be gone until the first of the year.
ments of Tillamook county in con-
Miss Agnes Coates came home Sun
n< tion with this case and pay the day from Eugene where she has been
doctor's bills incurred by Morse as attending the state university to
a lesult of the accident.
spend the holidays with the family.
Miss Velma Daniels received the
news Tuesday of the death of her
’•I mb Evelyn Stillwell became the
bride of Charles Whipps at a pretty grandfather, Van Parker at Yamhill.
w. dding at the Stillwell home west Miss Daniels and her parents, Mr.
of the city, Tuesday morning at 11:30. and Mrs. Lester Daniels went Mc
The ceremony was performed by Minnville Wednesday where the fun
Judge E. W. Stanley. The bride was eral services will be held.
Earl Richardson, wife and daugh
charming in a gown of white satin.
The bride and groom left the same ters left Wednesday morning for Mc
day on a wedding trip to the Willam Minnville where they will spend the
ette valley. They expect to return holidays with relatives, returning
after the holidays and make their after the first of the year.
Theodore Berns and family were
in the city Tuesday from
Laurence A. Fernsworth, a former Miami.
Mr. and Mrs. E. Leiter motored to
Tiilamcok boy and who was educated
St. Alphonsus acadamy, but now Tacoma and Seattle to spend the
cm ployed by the New York Herald Christmas holidays with Mrs. Leiter's
•s a special foreign correspondent for family, Mrs. Leiter will spend the
that newspaper, in sending his Yule winter in Seattle.
Max Pierce, a farmer of the Ne
T ie Greet ings to Fred C. Baker
*rote “A kindly wish for the sake of halem country, was in town Saturday.
*u!d lang syne and to my friends While here Mr. Pierce consulted with
v'i o may be still there. I am just County Agent Pine.
B. A. Folks and family have return
back from France for a holiday and
off soon again for Spain and then ed from Montana, where they have
Russia. Would like to see a copy of been for the pas* year or two. It is
probable that they will remain in
Mr. Folks was a well
Mrs.Viclt Foster is visiting rela Tillamook.
tives in Newberg and Dallas this known dairyman of this country be
fore going to Montana.
Herbert Stem is in from Portland
Miss Vera Rogers, a student at the
•■ate university, is home for the holi to spend Christmas with relatives
here and at Brighton.
PROHIBITED BY U. S.
Santa Claus Busy Man With
All His Visits About
LODGE MAKES HAPPY
Pageants and Cantatas Suitable for
Season are Given for Public
in Various Churches
Santa Claus appeared several places
this week; nearly every church had a
visit and the busy old man was called
upon quite often to satisfy the young
sters for a sight of him.
Tuesday evening the Presbyterian
church gave its program with a can
tata in two acts, the parts being tak
en by the Sunday school children.
The United Brethern gave a pro
gram entitled “The Starlit Way” at
the church Wednesday evening with
a Christmas tree.
church young people gave their pro
gram Sunday evening, with special
Last night the Reformed church
gave an elaborate program, with
singing, recitations, and exercises,
and a pageat. The Christian church
had a Christinas tree and Santa. Claus,
with exercises by the children of the
Yesterday, also, the local Elks’
lodge gave their annual Christmas
tree to which the public was invited.
The exercises were held at the Colis
eum theater, and it is reported that
two hundred-fifty Christmas pack
ages were given away to that time.
Christmas day remained clear and
cold, giving a true holiday touch to
TRUCK IS SMASHED
CAR FALLS OVER GRADE
WHEN HIT BY TRAIN ON HOBSONVILL HILL
The icy condition of the highway
was reponsible for another accident
Wednesday evening when a car driven
by Ed Winters of Brighton skidded off
the grade on the long Hobsonville
hill doing considerable damage to the
Winters who was alone in the car
escaped uninjured. He had been in
Tillamook doing Christmas shopping
and was returning home when the ac
Mr. and Mrs. Charts E. Chandler
and daughter of Portland are to spend
the Christmas holiday at the A. A.
Pennington home. Mr. Chandler is
a brother of Mrs. Pennington.
Work Calls for $11,625.32
Meeting is Quiet in Spite of
to be Expended in
Criticism Against the
Potent liquor was the cause of sev
The department of agriculture has
justice court here this week.
E. R. Kaufman was imprisoned for
ten days and fined $100 for driving a
car while drunk; and M. Mesinheimer
was fined $25 for being drunk in a
Old Council Closes Business for 1924 public place. Clara Pearson plead
guilty to possession of mash and was
by Financial Review of
Majority of Taxpayers Show Satis
fined $100 and costs. Ellen Center
faction at Present Manner
was charged with possession of in
toxicating liquor to which she plead
of Handling Budget
At the adjourned meeting of thc guilty, drawing a fine of $100.
William M. Maftin was fined $10
city council last Monday evening the
contract for the improvement of Sec and costs for speeding.
The annual county .budget meeting
ond avenue east was awarded to F.
held last Friday morning at the court
C. Feldschau, who bid was $11,625.32.
house was quieter than would have
Other bids submitted on this piece
been supposed from the apparent
of work were A. T. Dolan $13,059;
amount of criticism which has been
United Construction company $13,-
aimed at county busiiifss for the past
441.38; Roy Andrus $14,487.40; Fred
A big freight truck belonging to few months.
Bohnter $14,911.40. A petition was the Great Western Transportation
About a hundred taxpayers were
presented to the council at the time company burned on the south high present when the budget items were
asking that A. T. Dolan be given the way about two miles from this city read off, and motions to accept
work, but the council was of the opin early Wednesday morning. The loss items as published were made in
ion that the petition did not represent of the machine and contents has been der, with an almost unanimous
the property interested and would not estimated at between $7,000 and $8,- proval of all the items. A few
comply with the request. There were 000. It is not known just how the ceptions were taken to some of
twenty-one names on the petition and fire originated but it was first noticed estimated expenses, but very little
fourteen property holders.
by the driver, a man by the name of argument was needed to quiet these.
Following the letting of the con Adams, coming from under the hood.
An explanation was given of th<"
tract some discussion was brought up Immediately after the back part of three items published under the name
regarding the logality of the pro the truck was afire and beyond sav of Commissioner R, O. Richards of
Holiday weddings are presaged by ceedings.
“office supplies, telephone and clerk,’*
Before the council adjourned sev-
the issuance of four marriage licenses
when it was stated that these items
eral of the councilmen talked on the
the first of the week.
were listed for the whole court and'
On December 22 a license was work of the present counteil and re
not for Commissioner Richards alone.
granted to Joe L. Johnston, 21, and viewed the financial situation of the
In the list published it was made to
Leone Benner, 19, both of taribaldi. city. It was stated that the city is
appear that they should be charged
Cyrus Samuel Briggs 23, and Alta
Last week information was given to him.
Matilda Hanks, 18 of Nehalem took on for years, there being only four-
Thomas B. Watt of Brighton want
ten outstanding warrants which have out that the $4,000 for the Tilla
out a license December 23.
ed the $20,00 listed for cruising of
Walter S. Wismer, 26, and Eliza not been turned into the recorder.
timber to be transferred for road
This was th« last time the old coun state budget by the budget commitee
beth B. Balmer, 23, were given a
work in the north end, and G. R. Mc-
license December 24.
Kimens of Mohler asked that the
William F. Duerfeldt 20, and Naomi being scheduled to hold its first meet first secured two years ago by Sen item of $2,700 for county agent work
Ruth Simmons, 17, were granted a
mook county $2,000 per year as help be struck out. Both of these motions
license December 24. Both being
failed for want of support.
financing its county fair.
minors they had the consent of their
The majority of the taxpayers pre
The appropriation is not entirely
seemed to be satisfied with the
present arrangements to have the
Mr. and Mrs. S. K. Hoffman
county give up new road buildings and
visiting in town Wednesday from from Portland visiting with relatives. cluded in the budget when it comes
retire outstanding warrants for the
next few years.
Mrs. Rudolph Stasek underwent an
operation this week at the Boals hos make their home at Rector.
John Jensen of Garibaldi transact
Martin Becker returned home Wed ed business here Tuesday.
Oscar (Jarver was in the city Mon
nesday from Boals hospital where he
has been for the past seven weeks. day from Oretown.
The fire department was called out
Henry Landolt was in town Monday Chris'mas day at three o’clock in the
While skating on the ice on Three
Dr. Robinson reports the birth of
a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Paul with business at the county agent's afternoon to answer an alarm which Rivers Sunday morning Ole Lane fell
office. Mr. landolt lives at Bay City. was turned in when a small blaze and struck his head above the right
White at Beaver on December 23.
A business visitor to the town Sat- started on the roof of the millinery eye rendering him unconscious for
J. C. McClure and wife of Bay City
were county seat visitors Wednesday. urday from Nehalem was C. H. store of Mrs. Eva Jeffers on First twelve hours. It was at first thought
that the man’s skull was fractured.
Mrs. Wallace Hathaway who has Graves.
Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Blanchard are
been spending several weeks in Port
The fire was started from the flue Dr. J. E. Shearer was called and
land returned home1 the latter part of in town visiting with relatives. The I burning out and did only a small found no serious injuries.
camp is closed for the holidays
I amount of damage.
Among the young people of the
MASONIC AND EASTERN STAR county attending tho Oregon Agri
EADIES TO INSTALL OFFICERS cultural college who are home for the
holidays are Pauline Gienger, Arlene
A joint installation of officers of the Heyd, Irma Austin, and Joseph Max
Masonic and Eastern Star lodges will well.
O. A. Erickson, one of the owners
be held at the Masonic temple Satur
of the Cloverdale Lumber company
Officers to be installed in the Blue was hurt while loading lumber on a
Lodge are S. J. Green, worshipful truck at Cloverdale Saturday. One of
master; W. C. Foster, senior warden; the large timbers fell on him, break
George F. Coats, junior warden; ing one of his legs. Dr. Shearer was
Howard Boon, secretary; and B. C. called to atend him.
The Indies Aid of the Christian
Lamb Jr., treasurer. In the Royal
Arch chapter the officers who will be church and the Missionary society
installed are I. E. Keldson, high will have a joint social meeting at th«
H. C. Boone, king; C. E. church January Sth.
J. L. Kohler of the Three Rivers
Mowry, scribe; B. C. Lamb Sr., treas
urer; W. C. Foster, secretary; E. J. Alder Lumber company cut his foot
badly Monday while working at the
Schelling, captain; of hosts.
Silverwave Chapter, O. E. S., will mill.
Miss Mary Ijimar is from Eugene
install Mrs. Clarence Stanley, worthy
matron; Mrs. Ray N. Henkle, associ spending the holidays wi»h her par
ents. Miss Iaimar is a freshman at
ate matron; Mrs. R. B. Miller, con-
the University of Oregon.
dartres*; Mrs. E. M. Bales, associate
Dr. Boals was called to Nehalem
secretary; Mrs. Joseph laingtry
na be I wh
treasurer; Roy N.
in; and other appointive officers.
bool at B
Mrs. Ralph Bunn was able to sp
n will be rem-
rht in the pub
I as h
of hie hands
y are »per
land at I
I parent", Mr. and
. J. H. K
■ident of N
C. H. Crai
ess in the
ordered a census of the farming con
ditions about the United States taken
with the object of determining the
financial condition of the farmers
with a view to having congress furn
ish some kind of relief. The census
was to start about the fifteenth of
Just what kind of action congress
will be asked to make is not yet
known but it will be along the line
of stabilization. Probably farm loans
will be made in a liberal way as a
part of the work.
Tillamook county census takers
have been appointed as follows for
the three divisions of the county:
Mrs. Alexandria Rock, southern;
Frank Artrip, central; and Oscar
The figures given to these census
takers will be held strictly confiden
tial by the department and will be
used only for the compilation of a
farm financial report.
VOTES ARE UNANIMOUS
TRUCK IS BURNED UP
ON SOUTH HIGHWAY
ARE INDICATED HERE
Blamed for Everything
IS WELL ATTENDED
STATE FAIR* MONEY
TAKEN FROM BUDGET
christmasd I nners
INTERRUPTED BY FIRE
SKATER IS INJURED
IN FALLING ON ICE