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About Vernonia eagle. (Vernonia, Or.) 1922-1974 | View Entire Issue (June 16, 1927)
•Few Farmers in
Shell Oil Company
Builds Modern Plant
Annual Excursion to
Win Baseball Game
Is Set For June 25 Sunday by Score 8-4
Income Tax Needed To
Pay State Obligations
Construction is practically fin
By Tho*. B. Kay, State Treasurer
ished here on the new Shell Oil
I did not favor the income tax
company storage plant, which is
measure* proposed for adoption at
located just aouth of the Vernonia
the general election in 1926 be
Trading company. The buildings are
cause I considered them unfair and
covered with sheet iron and give
discriminatory. I was further op
a very neat and attractive appear John Jacob Astor Statioa at As Oragon-Anierican Giant* Defeated posed to them then for the reason
In Fast Game With Newly Or that I thought the adoption by the
One building will be used for
state of Oregon of an income tax
Adapted to Oregon Coast Dist.
ganised Tow Team.
the office and warehouse for small
law of the tenor of the two mea
The annual farmer* excursion to
A large crowd attended the first sures voted upon would be deteri-
cans of oil and supplies. The gar
age has a capacity of two trucks,
mental to the interests of the state
and the cement floor in the gar station, near Astoria, will be held ed Vernonia All-Stars, when they at large in that, if they had been
were vistorious over the Oregon- adopted, Oregon would have been
age is sloping, for convenience in Saturday, June 25, this year.
The large gaso
These excursions to the experi- American Giants Sunday on the the only western state with an
On washing trucks.
line tank, which now contains an vment station have been quite help local ground* by the score of 8 income tax law. The adoption of
'* '-State Incoen« Tax June 28; aleo
average of 10,000 gallons, la cap ful, especially to those living in to 4. Few errors marred the hot either of the measure* submitted H. M. Condit is Retiring Director
the western part of Columbia coun ly contested game.
able of holding 30,000 gallons.
at that time in my opinion would
of High School Board; O. S.
Consolidaticn of Government
The All-Stars, who are scheduled have a de'terrent effect upon the
W. H. Lee, who has been driving ty, as the experiments carried on
Poynter of District 47.
the local shell truck for soma time, at this station are adapted to con to play a game at St. Helen* this .establishment of new manufactur
That which benefits agriculture states that the personnel of the dition* in the coast district of Ore Sunday, have written a number of ing and industrial enterprise* with
contributes in a large measure to station has not been definitely an gon and thia includes a considera team* to arrange conteat* through in the state.
Two school elections have been
the summer. The manager state*
the well being of the world in gen nounced yet, but two men will be ble part of thia county.
Notwithstanding this fact I now called for this month by the direc
At the experiment station at this that from present indications, the believe that the present income tax tors of Union High school district
eral. If agriculture ceases to be employed here for the present, and
prosperous, the world will suffer. it is likely that a third will be time there will be an opportunity local team will play in Vernonia law to be submitted to popular No. 1 and school district 47 to
to inspect the experiment* that are about half of the Sundays this vote on June 28 next should be be held June 27 and 30, respective
Marketing, credit, transportation, added in the near future.
taxation and production, all are
The gasoline pump at the sui being carried on in connection with Summer, and if local folk* turn approved. The condition of the ly. One director and a clerk are to
factors in the agricultural problem, tion has several uses. It can pump forage crops, which include the out as well for the remaining finances of the state of Oregon at be elected for district 47, and one
but with the farmer well organized from the tank car to the large various pasture and hay mixtures, game* as they did for the first the present time calls for emer director for the high school uis-
to protect his industry, he would tank or vice versa. It can also soiling crops and root crops. There one there will be no difficulty in gency relief and warrants the en trict.
not now be carrying an unjust pump from the tank to the truck will be an opportunity to see the keeping the team intact. St. Hel actment of a reasonable law to
O. S. Poynter, chairman of school
share of the tax and transporta in case the gasoline is so low that Ladino clover, which has proved en* will play a return game here provide necessary revenue for state
district 47, is the retiring member
quite successful as a pasture crop July 10.
tion burden, and would be enabled gravity pressure is insufficient.
purpose*. I consider the terms and
of that board. He stated a few
on the tide-lands, and other forage
to dispose of his
provisions of the proposed income
0.-•A. Giants, 4 tax law fair and reasonable. While months ago that he would no; con
prices that would net him a profit. Vernonia-Miat Mail Route plants which have proved of value. All-Star*, 8
are a number of soiling crops Laird
Mackel the objection that Oregon would be sider re-election to the board, but
Government reports show that
Changed to Daily Service There
being grown, including several var Nance
Scott the only western state with an in- he may have been prevailed upon
only 28 per cent of the population
by friends who wish to see the
of the United States is now on
cume tax law would still exist if
The Vernonia post office was
the farm, whereas 50 years ago the notified Monday that the Vernonia- anese barnyard millet.
N. Machem the present measure is approved by same directors stay in office, to
Randolf the people, the proposed law is re-consider his objections to being
rural population embraced 85 per Mist star route, which haa been
There will also be an opportun Drorbaugh
Bradley nevertheless much more equitable a school director of this district.
cent. The unprosperous condition a three-times-a-week route, will ity to inspect the various root Hollyfield
II. M. Condit, who is the retir
of agriculture and the vacating of after June 20 be a six-times-a-week crops, which are being grown, in Linn
Frinkee in its provision* than was the pre
G. Machem vious law in operation in Oregon or ing member of union high school
much land has caused a slump in route. All patrons living along this cluding a number of varieties of Gravens
Voila those voted upon at the November district No. 1, has been ranter
farm values estimated from 15 to route are advised by the postmaster mangels, rutabagas, turnips and Taylor
Smith election. The. exigency of the non-committal as to whether »lie
• 20 billion dollars. Add to this the that they may take advantage of carrots. There will also be an op
estimated lose of 10 billions in farm box delivery by providing regulation portunity to inspect the station
Summary: Strikeouts, O.-A. 8, present situation render* impera would accept re-election to the of
products, we find that agriculture boxes.
herd, which is being handled ac All-Stars, 10; wild pitches, O.-A. tive the passage of laws which will fice for another term. Many are
of the opinion that is would be a
since the Wbrld war, has sustain
The daily mail service to Mist cording to the best farm practices 1; hit by pitched balls, O.-A. 2; provide the fund* with which to
ed a loss greater than the total is the culmination of efforts in that and especially for the maintaining double play, Linn to Nance, All- pay state obligations based upon good policy to keep the present
debt of foreign nations to the Unit- direction instituted by the Chamber of the high production of tlio herd Stars; base* on balls. All-Stars, 3; legislative appropriations in excess membership of the board intacc for
some time, and it is expected that
of current revenue.
during the drier part of the season. two-base hits, Nance and Scott.
of Commerce last winter.
Mr. Condit will be nominated to
Government reports also show
The plan of the excursion will
Elliott and Brusard were um
■' that distribution and transporta-
be to leave Columbia county early pire*.
Much satisfaction has been ex
viding for an amendment to the
Sbn take 70 per cent of the con-
The wedding of Shelia D. Wil Saturday morning, June 26, and
constitution authorising a property pressed for the work of the pres
* sumer’s dollar, leaving an average liams, 18, and Orel T. Bateman, assemble in front of the Astoria Shingle Market Shows
'»x levy in December 1928, of ent school boards, but with remun
of only 30 per cent for the pro 23, was solemnized yesterday af hotel at 10 o'clock, at which time
Sudden Improvement 98,(00,000 plus six per cent there eration nil and responsibilities
ducer. The farmer then pays a ternoon at the home of the bride’s the excursion will leave promptly
major portion of his 30 per cent father, Robert William*. The cer for the station, which la located
With wholesale prices of shingles of lew estimated receipt* from In many it is often difficult to elect
to the tax collector and money emony was performed by Justice of about 4 mile* south west of As remaining practically stationary for come tuxes during the year 1929, capable citizens to such an office.
toria. Bring your basket lunch with the past eight months, a sudden and authorising for ensuing years At such a time, retiring directors
the Peace P. Hill at 2 p in.
Mrs. Bateman was a graduate of you, which you can eat in the grove' rise was experienced recently when a successive increase at the rate often say, “We have done our
the Johnston & McGraw Shingle of six per cent, less estimated share, it is others’ turn now. ”
. A« a relief to agriculture the the 1927 ilasa of Vernonia high at the station.
All those expecting to go are company sold two cars, wholesale, receipts from income taxes, would
McNary-Haugen bill has been be school.
Mr. Bateman is assistant
fore congress for several sessions, postmaster of the local post offiee. requested to advise the county at 30-cent advance in price, for provide tlio necessary revenue*. Enforcement Officers
These measures, if approved, would
Stage Liquor Raid Here
and was finally passed by both They left immediately after the agent’s office as soon as possible, perfects.
H. E. McGraw stated that he1 serve the further purpose of reliev
the house and senate at the 69th ceremony to drive to Covington, so that an estimate can be made
Alleged liquor law violators and
session, but was voted by Presi Okla., where Mr. Bateman’s par of the number that will accompany believes this is the first indication ing to a considerable extent the
,tax burden on real property. The the entire town of Vernonia were
dent Coolidge on the grounds that ents reside.
of a decided improvement in both
burden, in fact, would be shifted to given a surprise Monday night
J'it ware class legislation and was
C. L. Bateman, brother of the
the shingle and lumber market for
income* received by persons who when a group of 15 enforcement
groom, was best man, and Mrs. Lo
the near future. He stated that
I had hoped that the president lita Bateman, matron of honor. On
Central Garage Here before long he hopes to add an at present are paying little if any officers visited the city, * l'aided
'Of th* expense of state govern three places and made eight ar
< t would sign this bill and allow it to ly relatives and close friends were
A. L. Fenner, who formerly con extra shift at the shingle mill here. ment.
Simultaneous attacks were
' > be.oeme a law—unless decided un- present.
They are expected back
ducted the Fenner Radio in Ver
It should be distinctly borne In made upon the Commodore hotel,
• constitucional by the United States from their honeymoon in about 30
nonia, opened the Central garage Now Up-to-date Map of
mind, however, that unless both the New Willard hotel and Sam’s
■ supreme court. Not that I th >ugh* days.
Saturday at its former location on
___ Western’U. S. Issued the income tax act and the meas pool hall. Floyd H. Lindberg and
■ it. a oure-all for farm problems,
Bridge street. He plane to rent
ure providing for reestablishing th* Samuel G. Newton, each of whom
, but because it would have proven Lulu Bennett Haa Narrow
The Oregon State Motor associa property tax base are both concur is held under bail of (1000, were
storage space, sell gas and oil
' his intentions were good, and if
Escape in Car Accident and give service in battery work tion haa just issued for distribu rently adopted the financial condi arrested at (he pool hall.
( the law did not bring rhe relief the
tion the most up-to-date nap of tion of th* state of Oregon will
Lulu Bennett, small daughter of for the present.
At the Commodore hotel, where
supporters of it hoped, it could
Mr. Fenner state* that he may the western United State* for th* remain aa at present and th* state the agents broke down the front
' later be amended and made ef- A. Bennett of Vernonia, bad a
fective, but as long as there is narrow escape from passible fatal take the agency for an automobile yet been produced. This map is will be required to borrow from and rear doors to gain entrance,
later, in which case he will have
outside sources in order to pay Viol* Chambers, Baid to be the
. Be law there is nothing to amend. injury Saturday evening, whan bn
prepared with the . idea of allow
proprietress, M. Willoughby, Geo.
The tariff laws have been amended crossing Bridge street from the a display room constructed in the ing the recreational centers of the current expense*.
building for exhibition and demon
In my opinion these measures Snipe and Edith O’Connell, were
many timos at the behest of mans- Majestic theatre io her father’s
constitute th* only present solution, taken into custody. The propriet
faeturers to meet changing con- store she was struck by an auto
under the sub-title “The Play to the financial problem with which
ress is under bail of $1500, Snipe,
: ditiona. Could not a farm relief mobile driven by M. Murray and Nestucca River Should
ground of America.”
the state is confronted and for $1000, and the others, $750 each.
:■ bill also be amended if it did not dragged for a short distance before
Be Kept Closed For A
that reason I give them my support.
Mabel Ryckman, held under bail
the car could be stopped.*
afford th« relief asked for?
Time To Net Fishing two provinces in Canada and la so
of $1000, and Baubette La Rue,
While near the center of the
With a net of nearly a million
prepared aa to show ell mein trav Incom« Tax Or A Higher
whose bail was set at $750, were
.. people from the farms last year street a friend called to the girl, To the Editor;
eled highways. These highway* are
Property Tax For State arrested at the New Willard hotel.
can we wonder that those left are whereupon she stopped and turned
The Oregon State Sportsmen’s in turn marked to *how the var-
around, failing to notice the ap
of Oregon Expenditures? A small amount of moonshine
cl demanding that some Belief be af proaching car. She was struck by association is composed of affilia iou* type* of »urface*.
whisky and beer was seized.
forded before they, too, are forced
ted dubs whose membership com
Which shall it bs, income tax
All national parka ar shown and
The eight arrested were brought
to give up their hornea and sacri the front bumper, which she caught prises men in all walks of life,
the various roads carry the United or a higher property tax on your to Portland early Tuesday morning
with her hands, and was dragged
fice the cavings of a lifetime?
who have a keen interest in con States markings as given by the homes, farm* and all other asses
for a short way before letting go.
and lodged in the federal ward of
serving snd protecting one of the
sable property, whether It brings the Multnomah county jail.
Transportation of farm products The automobile wae soon stopped state’s most important assets, the federal bureau of roads.' River* and s net income or not?
mountain ranges are shown and
Sa one factor in the problem of ag- and the little girl was picked up pleasures of outdoor life.
Attend Pioneer Meeting
Home owners, farmer* and pro
the map shows everything an auto
l ticulture that often spells the dif
The 1927 legislature, after a mobiliat needs to prepare a rout perty tax-payer* will have a chance
Rev. G. W. Plumer of the Evan
ference between profit or loes.
thorough investigation and hearing
to decide for themselves at the gelical church of Vernonia was the
Farm products are nearly all heavy bruised but with no bones broken. all arguments presented, psssed a ing in anyone of the states.
election whether we shall principal speaker at the annual
The aicident was described by
The new Fraser River highway
with a relatively low value, and
bill closing the Neetucca river to
have an income tax to stop the meeting* of the Nehalem Valley
with railroad schedules based as
net fishing. Ths small group of net
yearly increase of property tax lev Pioneer association, "held at Birken-
they are on weights with little Mr. Bennett stated that he was fishermen—about
1 n Canadian highway to cross the ies for state expenditure*.
feld Saturday. Among those who
or no attention given to the value
number, who were affected by this
and attended from Vernonia ware Jud
of the commodity, it places an un worse.
law invoked the referendum on caused a great many requests front other*
succeeded in leading
tho son Weed, Alvin Parker anil Mrs.
due portion of transportation char
the measure and same will be other states for the map.
to repeal th* income
tax Sarah Spencer.
J. M Clark 73 Suaday
To show the thorougnuess with before the people had learned what
gee on farm p* odsets.
Th* business mesting was held
A birthday party wae held at submitted to the voter* of the
which the map was prepared, the the income tax would do In re in the morning, beginning at 19
As an example:
the home of J. M. Clark of Ver state fer their approval or rejec
motor association sent to each duction of state property tax levy. a. m. After a picnic dinner at
freight rate on apples from Ore
nonia Sunday on the occasion of tion at the special election to be
state and province a blue print
gon to New York is about 80 cents
The same bunch with added rein noon, the program was held. Tne
his 73rd birthday. Those present held June 28, 1927. The ballot
a box, and in order to secure cost were Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Phillips, number is 322 for closing the of the map after it was finished, forcement tried to put over the meeting adjourned at 4 p. m.
asking that the various highway infamous Dennis resolution prohib
of production to the producer they Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Clarke, Mr. stream and 323 against closing.
Rev. Plumer at Chamber Meet
must sell for at least <2.00 per and Mrs. E. R. Clarke, Mr. and
For many years the Nestucca departments inspect the map ana iting th* levy of on income tax
Rev. G. W. Plumer was the prin
box. At this price the transporta
make correction*. After these cor for fifteen years but were over
Mrs. Frank Sexton of Corvallis, Lil river has been a favorite stream
tion charge is two-I if th* the value
rected blue print* were returned whelmingly defeated at the last cipal speaker at the regular meet
lian Clark, Mr. and Mrs. Warren, for hundreds of families, especially
of the product.
there came a number of compli election; regardleaa of the large ing held by the Chamber of Com
visiting from Corvallis.
merce Thursday noon at the Hos-
mentary letters asking far copies slush fand by the tax exempt
Now, let us take a man lfactvred
The grandchildren were Roy, The good resulting from this valu
shoe cafe. He stressed the need of
of th* map after its completion
article of light weight and rela
Dorothy and Vida Clark and the
and commenting upon the thorough learned what the income tax had more moral support of the local
tively high value, say an $8.05
great grandchild, Lysle Clark.
pair of shoes, in cariota, the freight
Investigation discloses that the ness of its preparation.
done in regard to reduction of churches by the Vernonia business
X>n a pair of shoos would lit only
A red side trout was caught in use of net* by commercial fisher
The map la a product of the state tax levy on propeaty; there men. The next meeting of the
chamber will be held Thursday,
a few cents, as the weight is Rock creek Tuesday by W. C. Eich men in the Nestucca river tends map department of the Oregon fore they refuted to be mislead.
small. The value, however, is high, man, local pioneer, which measured toward ultimate extermination of State Motor aaeor lotion and will
The Income tax would have pass June 23.
and the shoes cocli easier pay the close to 20 inches in length. Mr. salmon and steelhead treat in this be followed by a aerie* of new ed at the last election if than
Burford Wilkerson has returned
80 cent freight charge than the Eichman states that it is a new stream. These barriers make it al- strip maps, the information for bad been only one income tax from Pacific university at Forest
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variety of fish for these waters.
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which ia now baing prepared.
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Grove fo7 the summer vacation.
. Geo. A. Palmiter Makes Annual
Report at State Grange
One Director ta be Elected
For Each Board
Favors Farm Legislation
Eleclions on June 20,27