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About Vernonia eagle. (Vernonia, Or.) 1922-1974 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 1, 1922)
Vernonia’s Monstrous Celebration, Saturday, Sept. 9
Celebrating New Railroad and Industries.
VERNONIA, OREGON, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1922
Volume 1, Number 5
Paul Robinson, Editor and Owner
MOUTHPIECE o' me NEHALEM VALLEY
Advertising Medium °< * Big Pay Roll Community
Power That Builds Cities
Buys Partner Out.
Farewell Surprise Party
School to Open
The Vernonia Hardware Com Friends and old neighbors
home v of > W.
pany, owned by White & Siegert gathered at the ..vu.c
is now entirely owned by Louis ; Baker near Timber last Saturday
Si gert, he having purchased night for a farewell p.rty they
Mr, White’s interest Louie is an are leaving for their new home
Vernonia grade schools o -
old hand at the business, has at Laurel. Games were played
Sept. 11, with the follow
lived here many years, is well j and general good time enjoyed
corps of teachers:
established and will suceed in • by all present. At midnight a
E. A. Wilson, Principal, 7th and 8th
the future as he has in the past Hight luncheon was served. All grades.
Mr. White is a large property departed saying they han en Lenora Kizer, 5th and 6th grades.
Co.” He has filed owner here and Mayor of the city joyed a fine time and wishing Aeta G. North’ip, 3rd and 4th.
To Build Hydro Electric ifc his tower
water rite with the proper He expects to do considetsble the family success in their new Mrs. Ethel Ray, Primary, 1st and 2d
The removal of the High School from
state oiticiale, he will givetHe building in Vernonia, and .that home. Those present were.
Plani in Vernonia
the grade building removes all possi
city our free street lights, work will keep him more than Mr and Mrs D. W, Baker. Mr. bility of crowding in the rooms, the
and his company will main busy.
and Mrs Geo. McDoi aid Mr and probability of play-ground friction,
Mrs Roy Smith Mr and Mrs. and leaves it open to both schools to
Hydro-Electric Power is of
Mr and Mrs Christ- -five the beat results possible from their
pitch importance that the
News From Sifts
er.son Neal and James Baker work during the coining school year.
state of Oregon will hold a
Ihe grade principal has in mind the
Correspondent Erma ann Willma Baker Edith introduction
World’s Fair in appreciation
of work along manual
Baker Roy Christensen Edith training and school musical lines so far
of her magnificent sites and plans will advertise Vernonia
Vernonia is beyond any attempted pub We have trams running now Christensen Raleigh Baker Mrs as they can be introduced iu the grades.
fortunate in having at her licity ever thought of or several times a d«y. Our new Hans Christensen Mrs D. w. And here bespeaks the co-operation of
He will move hiB station will be one of the nicest Rainwster Mr Whitmore Mrs the school patrons, Thia is necessary
door these wonderful power tried.
for the success of the work, as nothing
possibilities endowed by a family to Vernonia; do bis ones on our new railaoad through Peter Bergerson Miss Parr Mrs. will more completely distroy the school
kind nature that need only banking in Vernonia, pay by I the valley. Crews have started i Millard Woethington Jacke Mc spirit or morale than a prevalent feel
harnessing and the work ol Vernonia checks, and employ the laying of rails to tbe new Donald Ernest Woethington El ing of indifference or opposition. There
4ome fifty men in construct- roundhouse.
mer Bergerson ana Percy Ber- is a general feeling in the state of
man’s brawn and brain.
Oregon that the school is a thing that
Light and Waler is going
Mr Shanks and family arrived gerson.
must be paid for and conducted because
to make Vernouia.
Tbe er plant at an estimate co-it this week, after a four weeks
the statutes of tbe state say so, and it
speedy development of power o $80,000.00. Water power motor tour. He will be our new
is a matter of little importance to the
WEAR A RIBBON
pitrons so long as the school is held;
¡»going to bring big indus in Rock Creek has been found contractor.
the state and county supervision looks
tries to our midst never even ranging from 600 to 3000 Miss Hazel Potter has been
it and what should we care;
Theie is being printed some
dreamed of by ihe early set horse-power. A steam plant I spending the last few weeks of
teachers’ wages are too high, the cost
Our power facilities we don’t, believe would be her vacation at the Sitts ranch; nice Vernonia ribbons to be of school equipment is too great and
ure now at the dawn of rapid sufficient for Vernonia’s need; she will soon return to her school worn on C3iebration Day and the whole thing is more or less a fail
for souvenirs to mail your ure. Any place, or district, where this
development, and it means cheap wood burns up; and in Portland.
capital to the whole Valley
Mr. and Mrs. W, H. Osborn friends. Every man, woman feeling prevails, the results obtained
and child in Vernonia arr are commenaurate with what is ex
It ineana work and wages; it
are in town.
and nothing more.
means convenience; it means Electric Power, the ceeapest Miss Grace O’Connell, from asked to wear a ribbon.
The teaching profession, as a body,
money—money in o ir bank ; in the world. As soon after III, and a lady friend from Cor sho v the thousands of visi is honest and desire, for it’s own satis
new money; outs.de money the final reading of lhe fran vallis spent a few days here last tors that we are alive. Wear faction if nothing else, to see definite
coming in; outside people chise as pot-aible, work will week. Miss O’Connell has some your ribbon; cost two bits- results from the work and as these re
sults b come evident in the brighten
coming in to build; to dwell, start on tbe Jamm, in order valuable timber in Columbia get as many as you need.
ing eye and expanding thought of the
io spend money; to live and to have it well under way be County.
pupi ; the knowledge that here is the
fore high water interfere.
progress with us.
beginning from which better citizen-
Mr. Keith and party made a
Lots of Deer
The developing of the Hy- plesent stop at the Sitts ranch
seip, better parentage and better men
The Vernonia City Coun
and women will grow; meaning better
cil has allowed. ori the first droEle trie Power at Vernon not long ago,
Dandy Buck Deer are being government
end bettei social conditions
reading, a rranchise to Mr.
Mrs. May Rose and Mrs. Ella bagged around Vernonia But to get these results the community
G. J. Burdick to build and
Mills motored up to L’asey last nearly every day. Hunting must do its part, and show by their al
operate in Vernonia a Light ble and dependable, and best Sunday. While the car was >s good. Last Sundav morn titude that the work is appreciated.
and Power Plant, and work power obtainable. I will be standing it was noticed that gas- ing Ciss Bergerson Ellis Mc This appreciation can be exDressed in
will be started i meliateh « Vernonia ins.itution, and oline was leaking direct on the Graw. J. C. Lindley and Otto no better way than by the organization
a strong, active Parent-Teachers
nn the third reading of th» with such power new factor muffler, which accounted for Becke went out for an hour ot
Cannot the interested
ordinance. Mr. Burdick is a ies and enterprises are now the large amonnt of gas the car or so and came L«ck with parents get together for this purpose.
graduate of McGill Universi p aning to investigate here had betn consuming. A man twodeer-Fine; We know, be The teaching body would be glad to co
ty, an electrical engineer ol with views of locating Let with a kit of tools repaired the cause Mr, McGraw presented operate, ard let us make a strong pul;
prominence and a man we not jealiousies, fear or friend leak. All declared May very rhe ediitors table with e.r.i- for the best school in Columbia county.
are sure understands nis »hip mar our wonderful pro lucky, as they say the gas Lad ough of the west for two Mr and Mrs Judson Weed enter
business thoroughly. He has gress that means so much, always been leaking.
good meals- the first we had tained at dinner Saturday evening. Mr
and Mrs E, B. North and son, Francis
surveyed and cov»re<! this Our iron ore.ourcoal, powv-,
Miss Thelma Pettyjohn will tasted in year.
and Mrs A H North, recently from
va'ley in the past two month* timber, mills and agr culture ttach our Bchool the coming term
Honolula where she makes her home
without Hying any banners; is making here an industrial
rs Sits’ daughter Is making
The Excurnon Train for and she told many interesting thinga
hi has done it unawares to city bigger than we to-day a weeks visit at her old home.
Vernonia’s Celebration on abeut that country.
many, and has men at work i magiue.
September 9, will leave
now. Mr. Burdick has reg
A. Corey is busy unpacking a
Mrs Peter Dixon and daughter Poitlaud at 8:30 a. m. and
istared at thn State Capital
new $4000 stock of Fall Goods Miss Lois of St Helens motored leave Vernonia on i eturn al
the name. “Vernonia Light
icr his Economy store,
over to Vernonia for the week 5 p. m. Round trip from
B. ..-JILL end.
Vernonia Has Opportunity For Famn
Power Tor Miles of Factories
New Business Opening
A Grand Openingis advertised
in this issue of the paper for a
new business firm in Vernonia
that will attract every family
in town this Saturday night Sept.
2 in the new store south of the
Bank, Two new families have
located and built, Mr. and Krs,
Fenner and Mr. and Mr*. McCrosky
The ladies »ill have c arge of the new
Confectionery and Fountain Room aid
the men will operate a first -lass
bilb rd parlor for gentle-.,en. The
candies and ices handled are -of the
beat obtainable, and it-it hoped a wel
come it extended the new firm. Mr.
Fenner who served over teat has one
of the beat collections of war relict on
the coast that he will toon exhibit at
the new confectionery.
Thai’s the splendid, mod-
ern horn'like hotel in Port-
land where you meet vour
friends, convenient location
courteous and quiet. It’s at
12th. and Washington.
Lester’s Restaurant, just
north of the Rose theatre,
is newly arranged into a
modern short order nd res
taurant Mrs. Lester has new
furnishings enslalled and
will open the restaurant Sat.
Reinemberances are to be
presented to those calling
Saturday evening. The Con
fectioneryin connection is of
the beet and th» good people
f Vernonia and vicinity are
invited to attend the open
Senator Hiram Johnson
was re-nominated for U. 8.
Senator in California pri
Novelty Entertainers at Rose
Theatre, Monday night. Some
thing you wont want to misa.
Mrs. Nellie Baker visited Mrs. Rilla
Misa Letta Weed entertained some
of the young folks of the Nehalem
Mr. Weed and friends from Port
land, motored up Rock Creek the first
of the week.
TIME TO ACT
THE MAN AT OUR BANK
Drug Store for Well People
la always glad to aee yon. He Ikes to credit
your deposits. It pleases him to see your ac
count grow. Cheerfully he counta out currency
for you when you need it. He mlasea you when
you do not call.
If he does not al way i openly show hi
pleasure, if sometimes you think he doesn't
seem sociable, it to becauae his duty to strict
•nd his work exacting. He can’t af.ord to risk
any mistake. First of all you want him to be
Th» bank window to a little theatre of res t
life. Back of each deposit slip to an unspoken
drama. Romance to written between the tinea
of pass baoks. Sometimes tragedy sta’.ks the
stage. The ••teller" sees but he never tells.
Bank, the little Drug Store on the Main
Tilt Mao at Our Window la Your Friend
BANK OF VERNONIA 8
and all kijds of pipe at prices to beat big cities
Next to the little church and the local
Am making more room and offering now at a
Street la an Outstanding Mark of a
New Heaters and Ranges
Tfcmpa, Cuba Cigars for your Vacation; made
for the discriminator—lhe Choices—they
5 cents and up
AU Oak Dressers, Furniture in stock
Pipe and Pipe Fittings
Nervous, Rundown People
Need A. D. 8. lronnox, Peptonized. Makes more red blood.
red blood absorbs more oxygen.
Loweft Living Coft
More oxygen means better health
Headqarters for School Supplies
VERNONIA DRUG CO.
LOUIS SEIGERS, Prop.