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About Vernonia eagle. (Vernonia, Or.) 1922-1974 | View Entire Issue (June 9, 1927)
ing automobile to the back of
what was supposedly a runaway
NUMBER 2 horse. Collier performed the stunt
successfully to the entire satisfac
which was long tion of everyone, with the possible
exception of tne horse.
THE CACTUS FLAT CATAMOUNT
Thursday, June 9, 1927,
thrilling episodes contained in Her
bert Brenon's current Paramount
Constable, who was kill
production, God Gave Me Twenty
Cents,” which comes to the Maj ed May 28 at the Inman-Poulsen
logging camp when struck by a
estic on Thursday and Friday.
falling snag, was buried May 31
in Skamokawa, Wash, He was 53
She entered the florist’s shop 1
years of age.
with her two newly found dimes, paraffine base.—adv.
gave them to him, took a rose
A catching coop is of use on
A can or barrel large enough
and started out. Half-way down
the poultry farm when fowls
the street, she heard shouting dir- to hold a weeks supply of grain treated for lice, vaccinated pre
ectly behind her. Lookin,; back, in each poultry pen saves time chickenpox, or when ________
she could see the florist motioning and labor. A slanting top prevents ed or moved. It saves labor vz:th
and gesticulating. At the same the fowls from roosting on It.
less danger of injuring the fowls.
time, a policeman started running
toward her, gun in hand. Panic-
stricken, the girl flew to the first
haven she saw, the protective sha
dow of neighboring warehouse. She
gave way. She heard shots being
fired, felt herself falling and—
That's just one of the many
LAURENCE LOCKNEY, Editor
j up the steps like an infuriated Gillmore’s dog,
Some of the big town papersi tiger and stamped the fire out with past overdue.
have been bragging so much about his feet.
Golf Course in Full Blast
their civic pride that it is time for
Bearcat Boone, president, pro-
this fearless journal to fling their
llorsehide Hopkins returned from
boasts back irtto- their very teeth, San Francisco Tuesday with a load 1 moter and genera] manager of the
I Cactus Flat golf course, reports
No town has more civic pride
of hooch for the local markets.
that the course has been whipped
than Cactus Flat. The loyal citizens
Ebenezer Squills, who has just into shape for the tournament in
of Cactus Flat have more civic
pride to the square inch than the returned from a business trip to > which Squaw Valley will cross
citizens of any city, town, hamlet, Los Angeles, reports that a woman mashies with Cactus Flat for the
gimlet, or whatnot in this or any killed her husband in that charm unfledged championship of the Salt
ing frontier village a -few days ago Grass Belt.
him over the ’ head *
The course is laid out over a
For three years past a group of v by ‘ lamming -•
our loyal and tax-fearing citizens with an axe. There was some talk graceful incline, which slopes up
the gentle ridge of Wild Hoss
havfc - met occasionally on the post of having her arrested.
Mescal Bill of Roaring River was Mountain and glides sedately in
office steps and discussed ways
and means of chopping the weeds in Cactus Flat Tuesday. He was to the western portion of Hog-eye
off of the main street to beautify accompained by his wife and Jog. Haines' cow pasture.
Bearcat says the course is equip
the town, Of course, nothing ha;-
Pugnose Raley, who has been
been done yet, but it shows civic acting in the capacity of bouncer ped with all of the up-to-date ac- |
TO HOLDERS OF
pride just the saqie when we meet for a San Francisco roadhouse, cessories, including bunkers and
en m'sse and talk it over. It has been chosen to coach the Cac tees, but they will be a bit short
showi’ that we are willing to* get tus Flat high school football squad on greens until Hog-Eye’s wild
mustard bursts into bloom, Also
together in a free and unlimited next fall.
EXCHANGE OFFERING OF NEW
discussion of civic needs.
Lon Duncan was arraigned be- there is an alarming paucity of
We have any number of loyal fore Justice of the Peace Wheel- hazards as this fearless journal
citizens whose names are lesion, right Monday. He was charged with goes to press. The only hazard they
have at the present jotting is a
who can harangue for an hour on synthetic gin.
Notice i* riven of a new offering of
UNITED STATES TREASURY BONDS,
ninety-foot well near the seventh dated
something they want the other l'el
June 15, 1927, and bearing interest
Mrs. Mescal Bill has completed
low to do, and if that is not the and annex to her chicken house, hole, which is a dry well on ac from that date at the rate of
cent. The bonds will mature in twenty
acme of civic pride, we take off capable of housing four hens and count of there being no water
years, but may be called for redemption
after sixteen years.
in it, and which the intrepid greens
our hat to what is.
Second Liberty Loen bonds will be ac-
committee took the top off of in
eepted in exchange at par. Accrued i.i-
Battling Delano of Whiskey Slide order to provide a suitable hazard.
tercet on the Second Liberty bonds of
fire Hole Busts in Twain
fered for exchange will be paid as of
and Knockout Richards of Cactus
Bearcat says the matter of haz June IB, 1927.
The members Of the Cactus Flat Flat will come together Saturday
Second Liberty Loan bonds have been
Volunteer Fire Department were
called for payment on November 15, 1927,
night at the Elite Grill in an egg thought by the members of the and
will cease to bear interest on that
filled with chragin and heart an eating contest.
Holders of such bonds who desire
club and that discussion has waxed date.
to take advantage of the exchange offer
guish Friday night at the fire in
The readers of the Catamount rife on occasions, but the only
should consult their bank or trust com
building. The intrepid fire fighters will be glad to learn that Sousa's
pany at once. The exchange privilege
will be available for a limited period pr+|y>
ing Livery Stable, which was start band is featuring a piece of music thing that has been agreed upon and
may expire about June 15th.
is to stretch Borne barbed wire in
ed when some miscreant, whose
Further information may be obtained
hat our esteemed townsman, Mes
from banks or trust oompaniee. or from
name is suspected by the police, cal Bill, has been fiddling for a the tall grass for tbe players to
any Federal Reserve Bank.
trip over. This stroke of genius
dropped a lighted cigarette In a number of years.
A. W. MELLON.
pile of shavings where a number
Cliff Gilmore returned . from San
Secretary of the Treasury.
of our prominent citizens had been Francisco Sunday, where he spent and the treacherous barbs will
Washington, May 31, 1927.
put into play on the morning
whittling industriously for several | Saturday night and
three months’ fore the meet.
hours. The fire had
siderable headway and had already
Templeton Twiggs, of the Devil’s
consumed the greater part of the i >en country, played four aces two
Centipede Clark requests us
pile of shavings when the five de- ’lands in succession in the poker state that on account of an
partment arrived and tuned the ame over the Lightening Livery expired sentence of 30 days, he
water full blast on the stricken Stable last Saturday night. The will not be able to lead the grand
building. The •nirepid fire fighters deceased was a respected member inarch at the big ball at Whiskey
had no more than got the water of his community.
Slide Saturday night. The reud<
to squirting good when a rotten
Hog-cye Haines says that the of the Catamount will sympaihk
place in the hose was split asunder new corn on his
place is almost with Mr. Clark in his dilemma.
by the mighty impact of water taking his weeds.
When Th. Honeysuckle ,Twin<,
against its bare sides, tendering
Centipede Clark has announced
(By Wampus Pete, the Silver Pen-;
the hose unfit for further use.
that he will enter his celebrated
ned Poet of the Sierras)
When the hose burst a mighty hooch hound in the dog show at
When the honeysuckle twines itself
silence prevailed for an instant, Dinbua next fall.
around a hickory stump,
for the Lightening Livery Stable
And the pale moonbeams gleam
Seemed doomed. The oj«l landmark Conat.bl. Rakes Hills for Bandit
down upon the verdant plain,
stood grim and gray and gaunt
Search for a gunman who dur
and appeared to send out a mute ing the past month has twice It is then I’ll take my ducky-darl
appeal for help. The situation was threatened the lives of pedestrains
And I’ll kisa her upturned lips
desperate. For the first time since on the road which runs up Wild-
the organization of the depart eat Canyon, was started yesterday
just once again.
ment the gallant and intrepid fire by Constable Twist Newton and
When the honeysuckle twines,
men were thwarted. However, the his intrepid posse of brave deput-
In the golden punkin vines.
magnificent and imposing structure ies. When it was reported to Twist
was saved by the -heroic action that the gunman was seen a few Then I’ll take my peachy-weachy
of one man, Prof. Flyleaf Adkins, miles further up the road, our
While the lone old owl goes
who, taking the bit in his teeth; intrepid constable hurried back to
‘‘Hoot!" I will kiss her on the
and his life in his hands, sprang town to collect the license on Cliff
When the honeysuckle twines itself
around a hickory stump.
SECOND LIBERTY LOAN BONDS
Hot Plate Vaporizer W ill Give You
More Miles per Gallon
More Power----- Smoother Operation
Less Crankcase Dilution
Bring in your Ford today and let us put one
Crawford Motor Co
Distribution ‘Without Waste
Savings Effective June 10 to
OIL COMRANY OF CALIFORNIA
G ilby M otor C o .
Screen innovation has arrived.
A movie director has been found
after a search which puts Diogenes'
famous man-hunt to shame, who
does not insist that all the extras
in his carbaret scenes be attired
faultlessly in evening clothes.
The director is Melville Brown,
“ and the picture ¡ b “Taxi! Taxi!”
which comes to the Majestic thea
"Costuming” African natives or
others in photoplays of African lo
cale is not as complicated as an
historic romance, according to Ger
ald Grove, technical director of
Sam E. Rork's photoplay “The No
torious Lady” with Lewis Stone,
Barbara Bedford and Ann Rork
featured. The production comes to
the Majestic here Sunday.
William Collier, Jr. lays no great
claim to being an athlete, but he
performed a feat of which any pro
fessional stunt man might have
been proud during the filming of
First National’s "The Sunset Derby”
the current feature attraction at
the Majestic theatre Monday.
The stunt consisted of leaping
■ from the running board of a mov-
Monarch light, good
Big K Genuine hard
quality, 5 oz .tins—
Pork and Beans
Fancy Blue Rose
Campbells l“rge cans
4 lb. tin 98c
81b. tin $1.95
3 pkgs. 25c
Small Eastern, Sugar Cured
Half or Whole
During the month of June we will give an extra pair of trousers free with
each suit order, and six month* free pressing.
Cleaning, Pressing and Repair---------------------- Reasonable Prices
VERNONIA CLEANERS & TAILORS
Bridge street, next to Lincoln Candy Kitchen
4 to 8 lbs.