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About Vernonia eagle. (Vernonia, Or.) 1922-1974 | View Entire Issue (June 2, 1927)
Entered at« Vernonia. Oregon,
Postoffioe a» Second-Clans Matter,
VERNONIA. OREGON, THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 1927.
First Ice Made |
Davidson's Ice & Creamery Co.
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New, Modern Equipment
The New Plant Will Start Pasteur
ising Milk in About Three Weeks
and Will Make Deliveries
Six tons of ice were produced
in Vérnónia Saturday for the firit
time by Davidson’s Ice & Creamery
company, the plant of which is still
under construction. Daily deliveries
are now being made, and will be
systematized very soon, according
to O. B. Davidson.
Although no dairymen have sign
ed up with this concern for the
pastuerization and delivery of their
milk, it is thought that they will
coon do so, as the present cost
iof delivering milk all over the city
by the various dairymen is prohibi
tive. Every milk wagon crosses the
paths of every other milk wagon
many times each day in the dis
tribution of this product. It has
been pointed out by many that
they will receive as much for their
commodity as by the present meth
od, and will save the delivery ex
The ice and creamery will or
ganize ' a regular delivery that will
bring the milk to the consumers'
door regularly. New equipment has
been installed that insures clear ice,
■ays Mr. Davidson, and the pasteur
ization of milk will make it less
of a perishable commodity. He told
of a test conducted at O. A. C.
upon a number of persons who
claimed they could tell the differ
ence id taste between ordinary milk
■nd that that had been pasteuriz
ed. It was proved beyond question
that no one could tell the dif
ference with any degree of cer-
Introducing New Feature
Cactus Flat Catamount
With this issue the Cactus Flat
Catamount makes its appearance.
It is a syndicated comic service
telling of the news of the frontier
towns of hypothetical Cactus Flat.
To Vernonia folks the Eagle takes
pleasure in presenting the follow
ing esteemed citizens of Cactus
Introduce your readers to the
people of Cactus Flat, Rattlesnake
Ike, bootlegger and bold had man
of the rolling wastes; Bearcat
Boone, barber and horseshoes; Miss
Creme de Menthe, society belle;
Wampus Pete, the Silver Penned
Poet of the Sierras; Lawyer Lilikell,
the Plumed Knight of the Wild and
Open; Mescal Bill, trapper and
backwoods philosopher; Hog-Eye
Haines, prominent citizen; Centi
pede Clark, who hits the high places
and paints the town a titian hue;
Ebenezer Squills, who farms by
jerks and starts; Constable Twist
Newton, who upholds law and order
if the party doesn't get too rough;
Archimedes Puck, artist and sculp
tor, who does anything from white
washing fences and blasting roads
to painting the portraits and carv
ing the busts of personages; Prof.
Flyleaf Adkins, .who can tender
foolish advice with grave dignity
and the noble bearing of a hero;
Miss Goldie Boone, the foothills
flapper, and other personages of
local importance. Then we have
the village Band, the Chamber of
Converse, the Fire Department, the
Golf Club, and the several civic
organizations which will be always
ready to add a touch of humor
to everyday life.
Many Sattlers Are
Hold Union Memorial
Coming to Oregon
Services on Sunday
In The Near Future
Women’s Relief Corps and Judson Dairymen From Many Parts of the
Weed Present at Services Held
Country Are Interested in Locat
in Evangelical Church on Sunday.
ing in This Part of the State.
Members of the Christian and
Evangelical churches of Vernonia
held a union Memorial service in
the Evangelical church Sunday
morning, when the Women’s Re
lief Corps and Judson Weed, to
represent the Grand Army of the
Republic, were present. Rev. A.
D. Smith of Portland delivered the
Rev. Smith, whose father had
been a Confederate soldier, and
whose father’s brother had been a
Union soldier, spoke on the beauti
ful sentiment with which former
enemies had now become united
as friends and how descendants of
men of these former armies had
fought side by side for one cause
in the recent World war. Rev.
Smith is a veteran of the Spanish-
American war, and although he
denounced war as being worse than
foolish, he maintained that the con
flict in which this country engaged
again recently Waa justified for
the cause defended,
The choirs of the two ehurohes
joined in singing two anthems for
Portland,-—Special, From Maine
to Montana, wealthy farmers are
looking to Oregon. Within th* past
week, W. G. Ide, Manager of the
land settlement department of the
Portland and Oregon State Cham
bers of Commerce, has received let
ters from men in many states bear
ing the same import, “We have sold
our property here and are coming
H. H. Houston of Penobscott
county, Maine, is interested in
dairying and poultry farming, bring
ing at least *5000 or *6000 for
purchase of a suitable farm home.
Definite arrangements have been
made by C. A. Sproul of Kansas,
to arrive in Portland the last wiek
of July. Mr. Sproul anticipates
specialising in poultry farming and
expects to invest between *50C0
and *6000 in this industry.
General and wheat farming in
Kgrdin of Kingfisher
county, Oklahoma, wfeo will seek a
farn varying from 80 to 640 acres
and spend accordingly between
*4000 to *10,000.
Marius Rolsdorph has sold his
interests in Montana, planning to
arrive in Oregon by September with
available capltol of *12,000, Poul
try and dairying in the Willamette
valley have attracted Mr. Rolsdorph.
The fame of Oregon Is not con
fined to farming possibilities, how
ever. The growing flax industry is
known in Germany whence comes a
letter from an expert flaxmaster
who desires to establish himself in
the flax work in Oregon's mills.
Twenty or thirty skilled women
flax “swingers" who have worked
under this man, Martin Liemanck
by name, will gladly come to the
Willamette valley also to find places
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Daily coreapondence of the de
pnrtment continues to increase with
the numbers of letters from worth
while prospective settlers engaged
in arranging their affaira to pur
chase homes in Oregon. An iaereaa«
ingly large percentage of those
writing to the department are peo
ple of means with a serious in
terest in finding in Oregon a com
fortable place to live.
VOLUME 5, NUMBER 43
Ride* For Walker* From I
Corvallis Here Were Few
Charles Hoffman Jr., Randall St.
Clair and Harold Olsen, Vernonia
boys who are attending the Ore
gon Agricultural colege, left with
the intention of spending the week
end in Vernonia.
They caught a ride by car to
Salem; and from there they walk
ed to Portland, where they were
stopped by a policeman who ques
tioned them for being on the streets
at that time of the night, asking
them why they did not take a
stage. They replied that they were
“financially unable” to do so, and
later stated that had it not been
lor O. A. C. emblems on the
slickers which they wore to prove
they were college students, they
might have been detained in the
city bastile at Portland for some
On the road to Vernonia they
were again fortunate in getting a
ride and reached here at 7 a. m.
Sunday morning. Robert Hoffman,
who had started with a new pair
of shoes, had completely worn a
hole through one shoe. After rest
ing up, the boys left Monday morn
ing for Corvallis, determined not
to hire a Btage any of the way.
State legion i.ead Muipty and
Judson Weed Honor Huesis
Legion Homs is CudicaM
Vernonia Fortunate in Having G< od
Weather for Day to Pay Re
spects to Deceased War Vet's
Memorial day was fittingly ob
served in Vernonia Monday and
the large crowd that attended the
various functions were duly gram
ful for the delightful weather that
prevailed. Arthur A. Murphy, siate
commander of the American Legion,
and Judson Weed, Vernonia’s only
surviving Civil war veteran, were
honor guests of the city on that
The parade started at 10:30 n.ra.
from the Washington school, which
was led by Mr. Murphy and Mr.
Weed and followed by members of
the American Legion, the Worn o s
Relief Corps, Boy Scouts anil iho
Twenty-five pupils of the Wash school children. They marched to
ington and Lincoln grade schools the corner of Bridge and Second
Are Rapidly Increasing
were neither absent nor tardy dur streets and then turned ami march
An increasing number of out-of-
ing the school year 1026-1927. ed back to the bridge over Rock
town visitors are finding their way
T*iia is a remarkable record con creek, where the Women’s Roll-f
into Oregon, according to informa
sidering the prevalence of conta Corps held services for the un
tion furnished by the Oregon State
gions diseases this year according known dead. Those participating in
to Principal O. A. Anderson. Each the parade then sprinkled flowers
A. E. Shearer, manager of thj
pupil with a perfect attendance on the stream.
touring bureau, reports that Calif
'¡I’.i* march qintinuedi to the
record received a certificate of
ornia cars predominate but tlu.t
award issued by the state department cemetaiy, where services were held
cars from other states are finding
of education and signed by the over soldiers’ graves, and partici
their way through the melting
Detroit, May 25—Early produc snows of the east and north. “The
state superintendent of public in pated in by the Women’s Relief
tion of a new Ford car superior motor association,” said Mr. Shear
struction, the county school sup Corps, the G. A. R. and the Ameri
in design and performance to any er, “is a clearing house for all
erintendent, and the pupil’s teacher can Legion. After the decoration
available in the low-priced, light- visitors, as the tourist finds it to
The names of the pupils receiving if the graves at the cemetery, a
banquet was held in the social
ler field, woo announced today by ms advantage to inake a friendly
l8rmulJ>f .A.. .Evangelical church
the Ford Motor company.
call on his club headquarters up
Pauline Dial, Leia Beveridge, Rob families, and served by the Ameri
Henry Ford, designer of the car, on his arrival in a strange town.
Cline, Wilma Gallear, Margaret can Legion Auxiliary and the Wo
and Edsel Ford, president of the The reciprocal agreement between
McDonald, De Loss Powell, Alvin men’s Relief Corps.
Company, both stated that within motor clubs affiliated with the
Pruitt, Cleve Reese, Charles Mc
the next few weeks they will give American automobile association, al
JudBon Weed spoke at the ban-
Nutt, Cleo Hall, I,* Roy Cook, iuet on some of his experiences in
a complete description of the new lows the visitor in our state to se
Ruth Lee, Georgia Van Doren, Ev the Civil war and the reactions
cure the same privileges from our
erett Rundell, Budd Cook, San ifterwards. State Legion Comman
The famous Model T Ford, which club as he would from the club in
Demand Governs Quality
McGee, Alice Watts, Kenneth Lewis, der Murphy of Portland then de
still leads the automobile industry his home state.
Michael Emmons, Carl Taylor, and livered an address on the aims anil
Of Butter Now Produced after twenty years of manufacture, “Members of the association on
Bonnie Jean Thompson.
purposes of the American Legion
(From O.A.C. Experiment Station) will continue to be a substantial the other hand, are granted the
-Many of the grade school pupils and explained why these had been
If Oregoa consumers were to de factor in Ford production, in view same services and privileges in ev
attended the county eighth grade brought about. He pointed out
mand sweet cream butter the prob of the fact that about ten million ery state in the union and this re
graduation exercise* in St. Helens
lem of providing good butter would cars of this model are still in use ciprocal agreement has bounu the Selection and Care of Shoe* Saturday. Prizes in the paratie were many reasons why the American
Legion is not in favor of war,
and will require replacement parts motoring tourists into a coopera Subject Of New Bulletin
bo solved, say the experiment
won by th* city schools of St. Hel yet advocates preparedness.
ion spécialista. The price would and service.
tive group, each determined to see
Leather shoes have received much ens, th* third and fourth grade
“The Model T Ford ear was a that the visiting club member is
After the banquet the crowd
then be based on the product that
rooms of Quincy, and the rural adjourned to the new American
was in the greatest demand, and pioneer,” said Henry Ford today. given every service possible so that attention from the scientists in th*
Legion home of Vernonia post. At
creameries would be forced to de “There was no conscious public he in turn will receive the same
culure who are engaged in a study group ate dinner at the Congrega the new' flag pole in front of the
mand sweet cream deliveries, * a need of motor cars when we first courteousy when travelling.
■of leather and its uses. In study- tional church. Three churches were building, Mrs. Sarah A. Spencer,
real poirtt, since milk and its pro made it. There were few good
B. M. Power of San Francisco,
roads. This car blazed the way for California is oiit to see the north ■ing the suitability of different used to seat the enormous crowd. speaking for the Women’s Relief
ducts are quite perishable.
Th* following pupils attended the Corps, presented a large American
have the motor industry and started the west country and no matter what leathers for footwear considerable
flag to the Legion. Post Comman
thrown a lot of inferior varieties
handicap, Mr. Power is bound to
Georgia Van Dor«n, Helen Im- der H. E. McGraw accepted the
ion of shoes and the car* of foot
into the discard, says the experi where. It is still the pioneer car accomplish his mission.
wear so that it will give the max beck, Helen Stockbridge, Luella flag in name of the Legion and
ment station, and standardization in many parts of the world which
Mr. Power dropped into the Port
Williams, Maybclle Drorbaugh, Son ordered it displayed on the new
has progressed wonderfully in the are just beginning to be motorized. land ofifee of the Oregon State imum service. With this information
oma Blair, Flora Roles, Grace Con-
last few years. Some of the variet
Motor association yesterday and Bulletin No. 1523-F, Leather Shots: dit, Goldie Lindberg, Elida Berg, 'pole.
The dedication of the hall was
ies at' one time fairly important so greatly changed that further re told a story of the way nature
Alli* Simmons, Gladys Garner, the last ceremony of the day. Mr.
are ndw declared to be as extinct finement in motor car construction had conspired to prevent him from Selection and Care.
Fredie Lee Alexander, Vera Goodin, Murphy again made a short Bpeech,
as the dodo, not even specimens is now desirable and our new model seeing the things he had planned
sented on the different types ef Virgke Urie, Maxine Blair, Robert telling of a war-time experience
being available. It would be a good is a recognition of this.
on his itinerary.
and their construction. The Riley, Larry Marshall, Everett Run of his in no-man’s land. Mr. Weed
“Besides the Model T itself, an
profitable on certain Oregon soils
On May 4, Mr. Power was in
dell, Marvin Porterfield, Eldon
■nd crops, the experiment station other revolutionary element which ColeElum on the east side of the principal types of sewed shoes are Walker, Tord Berg, Clifford Fiala, expressed great satisfaction that
there were organizations existing
declares, to improve both quality the Ford Motor company introduc mountains and his reservation call 'known as “Welted, McKay," or Arthur Lillig, Gordon Smith.
which would attend to the proper
■nd yield. Profitable returns call ed twenty years ago was the idea ed for Hm to sail from Seattle for “turned,” occording to th* method
observance of Memorial day for
for thorough drainage, proper til of service. Some of the early man Alaska on the 5. He battled his of attaching the sole* to the up Vernonia Boy* Receive
lage. adequate supply Of organic ufacturers proceeded on the theory way over Snoqualmie Pass "through pers. Those that ar* put together
M. E. Carkin, district committee-
mattar, usa of lime in humid sec that once they had induced a man about twenty feet of snow” as he
tions and correction of alkalinity to buy a car they had him at their expressed it, and caught his boat called ' "pegged,”
Oregon Agricultural collage, Cor man of the American Legion, ar
mercy; they charged him the high with an hour to spare.
vallis, May >1.—Robert Hoffman, ranged the various services aqd
in arid regions.
The service to which a sho* is sophomore in engineering; Charles programs for the day. Rev. G. W.
In putting on supers for extract est possible price for necessary re
He has just returned from his
ed honey the Oregon beekeeper us placements. Our company adopted Alaskan trip and his itinerary calls
Hoffman, freshman in engineering; Plumer of the Evangelical church
ually ‘experiences but little diffi the opposite theory. We believed for him to see Crater Lake on his in selecting footwear. Particular at and Elmer Ola*n, freshman In vo pronounced invocation at the sev
culty in getting the bees started in that when a man bought one of way south and this he plans to tention is given in this bulletin to cational education, of Vernonia have eral services.
them, ' particularly if the supers our cars we should keep it running do in spite of the snow. He mo a description of the different kind* been named eligible for sweaters Must Install Meter* For
have drawn combs in them. It is for him as we could and at the tored over the Columbia River high of leathers used in shoes and their and amblems for their work in ths
Sprinkling, Is Waning
R. O. T. C. band this year. They
■ common .practice among some lowest upkeep cost. That was the way during his stay in Portland delative value.
"Probably due to the continued
were among 36 students named for
beekeepers to place the brood nest . oriein of Ford service.
■nd would have gone around the
rain,” said Mrs. E. H. Washburn,
which contains the largest amount I “The Model T was one of the Mount Hood loop had time and and attractive, shoes for everyday ■wards at the annual band banquet city water clerk, “local folks have
of brood on the lower story next largest factors in creating the con snow permitted. “I would have
been slow to ask for the installa
That the R. O. T. C. band this
to the bottom board, then the em ditions which now make the new walked around anyway” said Mr. shape of the feet and protect
of water meters so they may
year is the best in it’s history was
pty super, and then on top of that
Power, "had time permitted. I had
sprinkle their lawns. At pr> sent
the hive body containing the least wide influence of the Ford car in to choose, however, between Crater must also provide a firm founda- the opinion expressed by speakers
13 meters have been installed at
■mount ef brood. The queen, if the building of good roads and in Lake and the Mount Hood loop as thing if a few more were as com at the banquet Willingness of the
residences and we have orders for
possible should be in the lower story. teaching the people the use and I have time for only one of those pletely eliminated.
band members to cooperate has had
The proper care of footwear, much io do with the success in the 20 more, but with warm weather
The cherry fruit fly that makes value of mechanical power is con tripe and having heard so much of
with its intelligent selec opinion of Colonel George W. Moses coming on, there will very likely
the cherries maggoty in parts of ceded. Nowadays everybody runs Crater Lake, I will drive as far as
be a rush in the near future.”
Oregon may be expected to em some kind of motor power but I can and hike the rest of the way tion, means a reduction of from professor of military science and
Mrs. Washbum pointed out that
erge with the next continued warm twenty years ago only the adven to the lake as I must see it on one-quarter to one-half in shoe tactics.
it is now necessary to apply for a
weather epell, and unless promptly
the feet neatly and serviceably ■wards for the first tim*. The band meter to use water for other than
poisoned ‘ will put eggs into so try an automobile. It had a harder
shod. Good care includes proiipt will be on* of th* main features domestic purposes, which is clearly
many cherries that when the mag time winning public confidence than
Evelyn Thompson, 18, became the repair. It is never true economy of th* military tournament here defined in an ordinance recently
gots grow up they may pretty the airplane has now. The Model
of Leland Dübendorf, 20, to wear down-at-the-heel, dilapidat Jun* 4, in which more than 1000 passed by the city council. A small
nearly walk the fruit out of the
deposit is required, which will be
afternoon at the Evangeli ed shoes. Such shoes neither pro cadets will take part.
boxes. The control spray is lead respect. It had stamina and power.
paid back to the user after one
arsenate a half pound, molasses, It was the car that ran before cal parsonage. The ceremony was tect the feet nor properly support
Helens — Steamer
Ipswich year. With a maximum of 3000 gal
not honey, 2 quarts, water 10 gal there were good roads to run on. performed by Rev. G. W. Plumer. the body. What might be saved in
takes cargo of 4,700,008 feet lum lons per month for *2, it Is be
lons. It is put on very lightly, It broke down the barriers of dis Mr. Thompson's mother, Mrs. II. leather may be paid eventually to
lieved that the expense of Irriga
about the time Royal Anns begin
ting will be less to many con
to show good color, followed by two people of these sections closer to
new Southern Pacific Railroad Sta sumers than last year, when sprink
other like applications a week to gether and placed education within In Vernonia, will continue to make off the sho* may bo badly worn
ling permits cost *3 per month.
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' their home here.
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10 days apart.
New Ford Announced
25 Grade School Pupils