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Entered as beiond-clsas matter August 4, 1022, at the post office at Veraonla, Oregon, nnder the Act of March 3, 1070
VERNONIA, OREGON, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1922
Volume 1, Number 14
Paul Robinson, Editor and Owner
MOUTHPIECE or the NEHALEM VALLEY
FRdM timber through
THE NEHALEM VALLEY TO
THE RIDGE AND UP ROCK
CREEK ARE 3000 PEOPLE
Advertising Medium or ■ Big Pay Roil Community
The first industrial sight to remind
Always lot of questions in any To the Editor:—
And finally we have a little
travelers that they are nearing Ver
and all elections not thoughly un
slinging” entering city
calamity to the citizens of Vernonia nonia is the Beaver Lumber Co. saw
Notice who is remonstrating against derstood. It has been suggested
And every promise has
should they fail to adopt the new city
the light and power franchise. Notice
entering the city proper. Mr. Graham a “provided” in it.
their excuses. Read the franchise in
is busy every day in the year turning
Before another issue of the Eagle this issue, and you will see how child see why the water bond and The crying need of our little city is
out lumber that is responsible to
is published the election will be a ish the kicks are.
charter were to be voted on to a water system. We must have one much of the rapid growth of the com
thing of tile past and we will be again
For instance, the franchise plainly gether. It is, in a Wi y, an em before suother summer cornea or such munity.
The city isn’t going to borrow
at the every-day grind of making a states that the company will give the
disasters as big Aren and a typhoid epi
living. Columbia county has always city four lights, to be placed where ergency measure. Citizens all demic will almost certainly overtake
any $40,000 for water. The
W<- hear »hat an option ha, been charter says and means we vote
been known as a Republican county. the council wants them. Then ‘hose I want and demand water NOW, us. Today we arc drinking a large
taken on a ;;oo<l site in Vernonia for
This year Columbia county will be against it say they might put them in
before an epidemic occurs, which per centage of mud:
the building of a steam laundry. We 40,000 that can be bonded. But
“close.” Nearly 5000 voters have reg the jail. Our readers know better
This charter was written by the firm
hope, and hundreds of others hope, we don’t sell $40,000 in bonds.
istered in the county, and in Vernonia than that. It’s up to the city, whether is sure to if we don’t get water.
of Teal, Minor & Winifree of Port
Mhat the actual building will be Only borrow what it takes for
where only about 150 registered, we we, as a city, want them. If we don’t It takes some time to finish the
will have probably twice that number vote “Yes” for the franchise we won’t system, and if the two measures lard, who specialize in the writing of rushed.
water: whatever the lowest bid
charter» and the examination of city
of voters, and tn Vernonia precinct,1 get lights or water now, and prob
were not voted on together it bonds, and they tell u» when we ad- .
is—about $29,000, But we can’t
three or four times that many. We ably not for three or four years.
It is Plain. Every election sell bonds for 29,000 unless the
have, in the Nehalem valley, hundreds
The water question has been would be necessary, according opt this charter We will have one su
of citizens who will have been here pushed as fast as law would allow. to law, to vote the charter and perior in many respects to that of there are questions about voting bond companies know we can
long enough to vote, but who were The question came up last August,
Portland. Should not the opinion of | some seem not to understand.
then in a few months call an these
for at least 40,000.
not here that long registration day. and the council has been working on
eminent attorneys count far
other election and vote on water- more than the opinion of some fellow We are told that a few don’t un
Next election we will roll up 3000 it ever since.
votes in Vernonia precinct alone. The
It was necessary to
the “Char This does away with the expense whos opinion is founded on prejudice derstand the Charter Vote in
Vernonia, Ore., Oct. 30 ’22
Nehalem valley and Columbia county ter” in order to allow the city to vote
connection with water. It is as To the Voters of tie City of Ver»
of calling an extra election and and inexperience?
are practically two separate places, for water. Now it is legally arranged.
Some citizens object to the charter plain as the best lawyers in the
isolated from each other; that is, our If we vote “Yes” for the Charter, on saves probably a half year’s
the city council excluded from state can make it absolutely cor
county seat is a stranger to us, and ' the city ballot, we are voting for time. Now, owing to the good
I am tee regular caucas nomi
will be for another year, until the Water. All objections to light, power jndgement of a good council and theieity limits some of the land be rect. It ie better than the Port
I receivrd 72 percent of all
new road is rocked and passable the or water have been met. Any ques
land Charter. In voting YES votes cast, an well as the nomi
tioning or quibbling is delaying the
We don’t know how St. Helens and move. We are elad the citizens all obtainable, all we .have to do to the promise made to the Mill Co. by for the charter you vote for the nation by petition for the office
that part of Columbia county are go see this now, and we believe the light get water and the charter at the the business men of Vernonia, months : ■ city to bond for, and immedia
of City Recorder, and if elected.
ing. The Nehalem valley will go for and power, the Charter and water
ago and the Mill Co. has gone ahead, tely prepare, to get water. The
I will make a quarterly report
Olcott by a small majority; the Com will go "Yes” by a three to one vote. same time is to vote YES for the supposing this promise would be car
charter—the best move for all ried out. When they found it had not. city h is decided on the best and as to the city financial condition.
pulsory School law will probably Let’s make it unanimous.
, cheapest system possible for a I will do all I can to secure water
carry here; Veatch will receive a ma
the citizens ever undertaken.
and that some were opposed to it, they
jority of the votes for representative;
town probably five times the and lights for the city. If elect
Four big lots all cleared, close
Pringle will get 90 per cent of the
standing the large outlay they have • present size of this. In the
'wies for county commissioner. The to High School only $4001
ed U promise a square deal to all
already made here, that they would i charter it reads that the city is
city of Vernonia will elect White as
Ben S, Owens,
stop all work now going on and would securing the right to vote $40.
mayor and the “People’s Ticket," and
move their mill to another site. The
BIGGEST TURNIP YET.
will, by a good majority, vote for
' 000. The water system will be
council very promptly passed a reso
light, power and water. Then we will
If you have any painting, dec lution excluding their property, as per let to the lowest bidder and the
all get busy, forget ‘ political issues
Albert Wood sent in some large orating or any thing in the brush promise
and Vernonia and the Nehalem valley
made them, and the work goaa i whole system will not cost over
will prosper as never dreamed of. All turnips to bemonstrate what line you want done and done by on. The objectors seem to forget . $29000 and probably as low as
shoulders to the wheel. Let’s go.*
Nehalem Valley land will do, He skilled and experienced men, that the Mill Co. by locating their mill 1 $20.000. The charter says 40.000
Gus E. Ericksen, an attorney
planted them last June and one who have work to show for it here have been the mems of lifting ;1 is as much as we could bond for , in Portland, who was instrumen-
Vernonia from an unknown, sleepy
Please bring copy for your adver measures 28 inches around one
self, in Vernonia, also can give village to a town that is attracting at now, But it isn’t the intention’tai in recalling Williams and
tising changes in the Eagle office by way and 37 inches around the
references from Portland and tention of investors and business men i to bond for only what it will Buctell in the primary election
Wednesday morning—sooner if con
venient. Eagle ads are giost import other way.
other cities.—See Dale&Enos. from all over the Northwest and fiom cost for the system, probably held in May, 1922, is now before
ant news and the advertisers make
Who will give you a square deal many Middlewest and Eastern states. $20,000. Thi3 is plain and we the people as a candidate for the
them newsy.’ but sometimes forget to
FOR SALE; 1350 lb. working anb a clean job. Look at Frank We have also to thank the Mill Co. believe understood by nearly office of Public service Commis
bring in their copy. Read the ads
mare; sound and gentle.—See L. Rogers house. Judge Harris two for securing to us t*o great trans everyone. When we vote for sioner in this coming election to
every week and you can save the price
continental railroads, which roads ab
C, Boeck. Vernonia.
of the paper many times.
houses. Malmeten house 1J miles solutely refused to take over the part the charter we are voting the be held November 7, 1922. Mr.
from city. Before letting your ly completed P. A, & P. road unless i legal right to secure water right Ericksen deserves your vote, as
Notice of School Election to Increase Tax More Than interior work look us up.
the Mill Co. would erect a mill with a away.
Ihe same with voting he is fur the public, nnd net fur
daily capacity of not less than 250,000
the Light and Power corporations.
Six Per Cent Over That of the Previous Year
feet ann give them the freight haul,
After it was under
which the Mill Co. agiecs to do, sr.d
Notice is hereby given to the legal voters of Union High School District
Vote for Veatch for Represen
I have a complte record of all
No. 1 of C dumb's County, Stat«i of Oregon, that an election will be held in
track and splendid yards they are giv the best and cheapest in the tative.
said District at jligh School on the 25 day of November, 1922. at 2:00 o’clock in reciepts and disbursments of the
ing us, with a fine freight and passen world, and everyone should vote
the afternoon, to vote on the question of increasing the amount of the tax lexy city, during my term of office,
ger depot yet to be built Then let us
YES. They* will now, and our Some good wireless parts for
in said District for the year of 1922-23 by more than six per cent over the
and willing and anxious|to check lay aside our petty differences, our
amount of such levy for the year immediately preceding.
will grow to surprise us all. sale cheap. At Vernonia Pool
bickerins and our jealousies and with
It is necessary to raise this additional amount by special levy for the fol- up with adminstration or audit
YES on all city measures. Hall.
a mighty, united effort make Vernonia
lowing reasons: To pay on bonded indebtedness, interest on ssine. and funds to ing committe at any time con
the big pay roll town and the Queen Disagreements
carry on school on a larger scalo owing to increase in attendance.
venient to them, noy and all City '•f Western Oregon, We can do
spending in delays are now a
Dated tills 27th day of October, 1922.
moneys due the city, if any, is it. Vote yes —A Business man.
thing of the past, Only one way To whom it may concern:
O. G. WEED,
Attest: F. E. MALMSTEN;
for them—B. F. Lane.
Chairman Board of Directors.
to build a city and that is to build
This is to state that the report
Th*. Eagle preae broke down is the
Mr. A. E>. Veatch paid me
cause of the delay thia week.
of $100 for my support
Geo. Burdick, has signed a For Goodness Sake, Voters, is in this campaign is absolutely
contract before a Notary Public it possible that any one in Ver false. I am supporting Mr.
to furnish, Free, four street nonia would vote egainst light Veatch because I am in favor of
For Representative Twentiete District,
light of 100 wat power each to and power or the new charter, him, and have supported him
th? city of Vernonia any place and thus make Vernonia a joke ever since he became a candi
date in the primary.
No. 31 X A.E. VEATCH
I designated by the city. Parties for neighboring towns. One
Charles W. Louden.
contridicting this, know it is a
fact. He has met every condi statements about us being to slow
Stands for the Nehalem Highway
tion asked. Tn addition he will Let’s forget all petty hard feel Mr. Keasey, supposed to be
in to large electric signs at the ings and without any opposition progressive, and president of our
let us all vote YES for the light Chamber of Commerce and fore
two entrances to the City.
and power franchise. The Eagle most in the meeting and crowd
surely hopes every man and wo that urged this paper to come to
man in Vernonia will vote for Vernonia, now has job printing
light and power. ’We came here done in Forest Grove. He now
because we had faith in your and wants to be Mayor. Do we
our town. Came to help grow. want a man for Mayor who ex
We know this means much, new pects every individual to agree
industries actually promised that with h»s ideas alone or else he
we are sure of. We feqj that quits tne harness? Could that
The reports of this Bank
our living is at stake on it. • For kind of a Mayor meet big men
the future Vernonia, let all vote and big issues? The Eagle is
Bhow progress and successful investment. A
Yes. We believe all wi||; we not campaign manager for any
«strict adherence to the banking laws, careful
believe Vernonia men and wom one. and we don’t care, other
transaction of th« business and honest con si iter
en are progressive and will vote than for the city’s good, whether
for the best when they are alone Mr. Keasey or Mr. White is
ation of our depositors’ interests go to make this
with their ballot, regardless of Mayor. The voters ran use
institution a safe, substantial and reliable de
personalities. As broad their own judgement. Mr.
minded as any city. Ask your Keasey may be a little stubborn
neighbor to be sure and vote for in his ways, or maybe we are,
Our Record Justifies the Faith
electricity. This ib our final but just because all his ideas are
suggestion before election, and not like ours on progress is no
of our great number of depositors and insures
we don’t want to see Vernonia reason why we would ignore
tl e best of protection.
go back or stop a day on her him. Mr. Keasey has never
opened his place of business
sin 'e we have been here, with
Always Try the Drug Store First
A E Veatch, of Raimer, is the Re out one or more members of the
publican candidate for representative
from this county. There is no reason Eagle family attending hie good
Ericksen For Commission«
VOTE FOR THE EDITOR’’
RECORD WARRNTS FAITH
Jmt Quuiry O ros SRKE
Safety,/ Honesty, Courtesy, Service
DANK OF VERNONIA
A Vernonia Drug Co
why Mr Veatch should not be elected
by a good majority Hr favors the
Portland-Astoria Highway, too.
shows. We are represented at
every show at the regular ad
mission price, and we bavaa
large frmily. Use your judge
Wm. Pringle tor County Com ment.