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About Vernonia eagle. (Vernonia, Or.) 1922-1974 | View Entire Issue (June 23, 1927)
Thursday, June 23, 1927.
THE CACTUS FLAT CATAMOUNT
LAURENCE LOCKNEY, Editor
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! Mobile Bay and waited for the elementary grades has been eatab-
TO BE CELEBRATED Robert E. Lee. It was on this day, lished in the Cactus Flat school.
that high taxes became a national | Professor W indstorm Brown, wno
Th« committee on arrangements j menace instead of a foreign curse, teaches in an eastern college and
for the spectacular and pyrotech- It was on this day that Kid Liberty ' came to Cactus Flat to lecture on
n'.cal celebration to be held in Hog-| dolled up in its swaddling clothes “The Future of America, ,” had
Eye Haines’ sylvan horse pasture and stalked forth to break its lance cancel his engagement on account
on the Fourth of July has every on the brazen helmets of Restric of a lack of attendance, as there
thing in readiness for that most tion and Suppression. There will was a man in town on the same
gala of gala occasions. Constable also be a baseball game between . , night who could play a tune on
Twist Newton will be marshall of the Cactus Flat Invincibles and the ' a saw.
the day and the fore part of the Whiskey Slide Slide Imperators. It
“President Coolidge is also ad-
night, and Officer Twist and his was on this day that the American vised that there is a town in Cali
poasee of intrepid deputies will be Eagle was born. Fried chicken will fornia named Tranquillity, if he is
on-hand to keep the crowd back be served by the Methodist ladies still looking for a nice, quiet place
from the race track and the lemon near the eighteenth hole of me to spend his vacation,” said Old
ade barrel. The Cactus Flat Silver golf course. Two-bits per plate. It Quib Skills today.
Cronet Band will dispense patri was on this day that the embattled
WHERE THE WEST BEGINS
otic music that has survived the farmers charged into
cannon’s (By Wampus Pete, Silver Penned
onslaughts of time and civilization. mouth and dumped a whole shipload
Poet of the Sierras)
Professor Flyleaf Adkins will read of tea into the briny ocean. Ice Out where the farmer puts in a
the Declaration of Independence in cream will be served at ten cents
a voice of sonorous power, while per dish in the pavilion. It was on For the jackrabbits brood and
Miss Goldie Boone will sing “Hail this day that the Indian war whoop
to the Chief, the Gang’s All Here,” and the college yell became bro Where the rains never start
‘and will also be prepared to re- thers. Dancing will be held in the
the floods never stop—
'Bpond to an encore of applause evening under the auspices of Mes ThaPs where the west begins.
• from the enraptured patriots who cal Bill and his intrepid fiddle. It Out where the farmer is the
will throng together in unison on was on this day that E. Pluribus
that unimpeacable day.
Unum emblazoned his name on the Where his worldly rights are waiv
The Catamount urges that every coin of a newbr^ \ nation. Bear
ed by note,
law-abiding citizen and resident of cat Boone’s black hoss will race And the statesman plays for the
the Sagebrush Belt be on hand that Wampus Pete’s sorrel filly for a
day to help celebrate the glorious purse of ten dollars and a plug of That’s where the west begins.
and hilarious Fourth. Lemonade will tobacco.
New Summer Style*
be dispensed free, cooled with Ice.
Let us all celebrate to the call
Bill, who puts in
We shoifld feel it our imperishable •to arms. Let us celebrate in unison
duty to fill the air with skyrockets adlimitum. Let us ring the welkin time during the fall and winter
and cannon balls and in other ways and sound the tocsin. Let us whoop trapping skunks on Roaring River,
to render mute testimony to the ’er up as she has never before and who migrates to his summer
shack in Cactus Flat when the fur
brave boys of '76 who freed our been whooped.
fair land- from the velp of the Wadleigh Porter will also deliver begins to slip, has announced the
tyrant and the iron heel of the a patrotic address to all those who summer styles for gentlemen. A
shirt of doubtful color with amber
octopus. It was on this day that care to listen.
streaks down the front, unbuttoned
Patrick Henry stood on the banks
at the neck and with sleeves rolled
Shrubs For Salo
of the Wabash and shouted: "A
I have lots of arnamental plants up, will be worn by him augmented
horse! A horse! My kingdom for a
horse!” It was on this day that the on my ranch for sale cheap. Grease with the hat which he bought at
father of his country swam the wood plant, sagebrush plant, bear the second hand store in the county
, Deleware and dispersed the rebel grass plant and jimpson weed plant, seat a few years ago, and most
foe that hovered in his wake. It Miss Lena Shanks, Florist and any kind of pants he can get hold
of, tucked into boots that reach I
was on this day that John Hancock Shrubbist. Also tatting done.
halfway to the knee. The pants
made a noble and stupendous ef
will be held daintily into place with
fort' to glom the front page with
Alf Stude overestimated his cap- a belt fashioned out of an old [
his gothic signature. It was on this acity Saturday night and was taken
hame-strap. Socks will be worn 0:1
day that Old Ironside steamed Into home in a comatose condition.
Sundays and to all dances. Next I
Burglars entered the office of Winter will find radical changes in
the Devil’s Den Developer Satur the matter of dress, says Mescal,
day night and looted the safe of Shirts will be buttoned tightly at
Casey’s Rheumatic Remedy
'v.o uoila.s anck twenty cents, which the throat and a chic redbandana
A BLOOD TONIS
s considered quite a big haul In handkerchief will be tied in grace
ful folds about the neck.
bafo, reduces pain and swell
ing of joints.
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For sale at
Cliff Gilmore rose to great
heights Friday morning when an
oil stove exploded.
Jeff Jones, an aviator in the
world war, was forced to land In
a hayfield Tuesday, when he was
thrown by a mule.
The first rodeo of the season
was held Tuesday when the Hop
kins boy was bucked off into a
cactus patch by a yearling calf.
“Confronted by the Yellow Peril,
the Red Menace, the Blue Farmer,
the Green-Eyed Liquor Monster, the
Brown Nicaraguan and the Drab
Outlook, President Coolidge is con
templating a trip from the White
House to the Black Hills for a
much needed rest,” said Old Quib
The Honorable Roscoe Spilvens,
who has served a term and a half
as congressman, has resigned and
will seek useful employment.
Tobe Elkins, who recently fin-
ished a four-year -course in land
scape gardening in an eastern col
lege, has accepted a position to
grub roots for Ebenezer Squills.
A class in draw poker for the
G ilby M otor C o .
Postno Bills, public weightmaster
scaled the heights of ambition Tues
Good Room and Board .
With our splendid facilities for handling meals
we are certain you will be especially pleased with
the service we can give you regularly.
A slight scorch may frequently
be remedied if moistene«^ and hung
in the sun to bleach.
When pancakes stick to an alum
inum griddle it may be because
the recipe does not include enough
fat. Add a little more and the
trouble may be corrected.
Cranky prejudices about certain
foods increase the burden of the
mother who must plan the meals.
Train the children to like and eat
all good wholesome foods.
Any true mayonnaise, made with
egg, oil, acid and seasonings will
keep as long as a week in a re
frigerator. It’s a good idea to make
up a sufficient quantity to last
Learn how many servings can be
expected from each kind of food
you buy, and you will go a long
way toward economical manage
ment of the food supply. Buy by
weight or number when you can.
When steaming a pudding in a
coffee can, the lid must be se
curely fastened on, but if a small
hole is pierced in the top to let
the steam eseape there will be less
need of tying the lids on and the
pudding will not become too mom.
Oregon will have more fish and
game this year than for yean past.
Distribution 'Without Waste,
Vacation days arfe with us
and one of the nicest ways
to spend them is out on the
long trail, touring from one
section of the country to
the other. With your car
and a camp outfit you can
go anywhere you please,
stay as long as you like and
come back when you get
ready. You are under no
limitations except those you
choose to impose upon
yourself. For such trips the
Safeway Man is prepared
to supply you with a suit
able variety of wholesome
foods at a compartively
small cost. He is trained in
packing your purchases in
the safest and most convenient manner and he is coinpetient to advise
with you in making your selections. The savings he offers will help
a lot in paying the expenses of-your trip.
Opportunities to Economize (
Friday, Saturday and Monday
Skaggs Green (Japan) tea
is a deliciously refreshing
beverage at this season.
Contains only the finest
selected, uncolored leaf,
packed under our own su
pervision. We vouch for
the quality, if you don’t
like it bring it back. Note
the saving prices.
The present market on sugar is very
firm with a strong probability that
it will go still higher. Wholesalers’
price is $6.65 per hundred pounds.
We foresaw this rise and protected
our customers by making a huge pur
chase while the price was low—just
another illustration regularly performs
Pure Cane granulated.
The fair streets of Cactus
are again overrun by weeds, just as
they were last summer and the
summer before last and all the
summers that have come and went
since Heck was a pup. Is this nuis
ance to continue forever? Is this
blot going to blight our fair young
village until Gable sounds his horn? i
Is this shining spot in the glorious
country conceived by Washington,
preserved by Lincoln and pickled
by Heinz going to remain an eye
sore to tourist with pockets full of
money who happen to get on the
wrong road occasionally? Have we
no civic pride? Have we no com
munity spirit, no taste for art, no
desire to make our beautiful city
a city beautiful. Is it more honora
ble for our mayor to sit on a ary
goods box and whittle on a pine
stick than it is for him to take a
hoe and whittle down a few on-
noxious weeds that are forever
flaunting their virtues in our faces?
The time to act is upon us. It
has been upon us for some weeks.
Let us girt up our lions and saun
ter forth to battle. Yea, let us
go forth and slay the armies of
encroaching weeds even as Sandow
slew the Phillistines.
Wheat flakes. An ideal
summer breakfast food.
We bake our own bread in a fine
sanitary plant under the supervision
of experts. Only the finest ingredi
ents are used and there is no better
loaf baked. Try it once and you will
want it always. White or “Health”
bread—full 24-oz. (1%-lb.) loaf. No
limit—buy all you want.
Standard broken sliced, me
dium heavy syrup.
Fresh stock. Very healthy
food for the children.
Oregon full cream. White Star brand.—
Light meat ; excel
Spaghetti or Maca
roni. Buy it in bulk. Guaranteed quality
25c 3 ca»3.. 29c Each
Wonderful Savings At Our Market
and T-Bone Steaks, From Baby
These are skinned and sugar cur
ed,' no waste.
1 lb. *o 3 lb. Lean
At thia very low price