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About Vernonia eagle. (Vernonia, Or.) 1922-1974 | View Entire Issue (June 30, 1927)
Thursday, June 30, 1927
Aun. Compares Vehicles
From page 1
way. That county has the longest
stretch of this international artery,
and also some of te hardest country
through which to build a road.
Multnomah county receives ho aid
from the state by virtue of agree
ment under the road bond act. The
(© by D. J. Walsh.)
only money this county received
ROM the terrible night of the can
was for building the Union avenue
nery fire, when a wall of the burn
approach to the interstate bridge,
ing building suddenly fell in and
Legally, there is no state mileage
Barney, most intrepid of fire-fight
although i ejs, went down in the crash, the men
there are 111 miles of roads which at engine house No. 8 had done every
represent connections with state thing possible for their injured com
highways touching this county,
Tlie three months that Barney lay
Marion is the only county where
the amount spent on roads and the iu the hospital not u day passed wilh-
proportionate number of motor cars I out one of them visiting him. They
I carried al! sorts of presents from
I bumpy, hard-fisted bouquets tied with
The funds which the state has
j coarse string from home gardens to a
spent on highways is secured from most gorgeous bathrobe that would
the gasoline tax and license fees. I have completely eclipsed Joseph’s coat-
In addition the counties have spent , > f-muny-colors. And when at last poor
$12 460,802,98 on state roads; the ' Harney, a helpless cripple for life, was
and • able lo be taken home, they all
$469,780.34 has been received from ! chipped in and bought him a wheel
miscellaneous sources, making a chair.
<-rand total of *72.246.609.46. Dur-! But with these big-hearted, open-
ing the same period $8,478.831.23 i ( iiaiifh d men giving so f.ir iiad I ecu a
I pleasure. Now came the real test of
Chart Prepared by the Engineering Department of the Oregon State has been spent on maintenance, and
i devotion. They were asked to give
Motor Association Showing the Number of Motor Vehicles in Each Coun $18,276,481.36 for general purposes
‘ until it hurt.
ty, and Proportioning that Number (in Solid Black) to the Amount of making the
If was Jerry who made the sum
Money Expended on State Highways Since the State Highway Act Went
$99,001,822.05. These figures do J gestion—tlie one In the group of men
into Effect in 1917.
not include government forest road i seated at the engine-house door with
NOTICE OF CONSTABLE SALE TION having been made to said construction
such as the Mount tlie bright-eyed, alert-eared fox terrier
GILBY MOTOR CO. A Corporation,.lien- 1 will on Saturday the 9th Hood loop road.
at his feet.
|day of July 1927 at the corner
Tlie proposal met with blank sl-
Lawrence Hilsenkap, John Doe and
“n<* and Bridge streets, n. the western oil on the market and lence.
“I know it’s not easy, boys,’’ Jerry
I City of Vernonia, Oregot., at the ‘Green Spot’ motor oils meet this
others unknown, Defendants.
spoke again. “It’s going to be like
jhour of 2 O’clock in the afternoon, standard.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pulling teeth without any laughing
i sell at public auction all of the
“Green Spot motor oils contains
THAT THE GILBY MOTOR CO.,
| right, title and interest which the . 22 per cent to 30 per cent paraf gas to every mother’s son of us. Bui
something’s got to be done or the first
above named defendant, Lawrence fine base oil and have a much1
claims a lien upon one certain Ford
thing we’ll know Barney will be put
«OOO.OT C,I Hilsenkap. may have in the above1 higher
test than many so-called I ting b’lHets into
All the time
ueser.oeu r ora noauster, to sati3-i eastern oils, No other western oil ■ he was in the hospital I never saw’
County Washington temporary lie-1
contains any paraffine base oil. It} him so disheartened as he is now.
ense No. 365, now in my possess-1
with the sum of $5.00 Attorney is guaranteed to give better results • “It’s company Barney most needs
ion in City of Vernonia Oregon, for
fee and the further costs and dis- than any other western oil.”
now." Jerry continued. “Ills wife’s de
uùù on account of labor, material
bursement of the action.
voted to him, but except for hurrying
and storage furnished during be
Steamers Hannawa and Eastern in to get him a bite of lunch at her
Dated at Vernonia, Oregon, this
tween the 15th day of December,!
Knight will each take 5,000,000 noon hour she’s gone all day. And she
1926 and to date. That the amount 30th day of June 1927.
lumber from Columbia River can’t give up her bookkeeping job, for
W. J. KELLY,
claimed by said Lien is $74.00.
their little house Isn’t paid for yet, and
Barney’s mar-sarge and electric treat
NOW THEREFOR NO OBJEC- Constable 4th District Columbia
ments cost a lot of money. Now if lie
had the Brat—“
‘‘But why the Brat?’’ asked a fire
A freshly spilled liquid should
man recently transferred to No. 8,
never be rubbed from a carpet or
“couldn’t we get him another dog that
rug because this only drives the FOR SALE, CHEAP—Two lotsand
would do as well?’*
small house, corner of Second
liquid into the fabric. Instead, cover
Jerry shook his head.
the liquid with corn meal, talcum ave., and Cougar streets. Write J.
August and September
“There ain’t no such animal 1 Not
A. Whitsell, Westfir, Oregon. 444* in Burney’s opinion, anyhow, You
for $1.50 PER LOAD.
or any other absorbent material
see, while we all contribute to the
which will take it up and prevent FOR SALE OR TRADE—1 4-room Brat’s keep, Barney had more to do
house in Block 4, lot 2 East side with the kid’s bringing up and edu
addition, will sell or consider a catin’ than the rest of us put together.”
“I can remember,” reminiscently
Western Motor Oils
trade-in on Roadster or coupe. For
Jovial Joe, ‘‘way back when
Meet High Standard particulars write D. J. Pankratz, grinned
Let us get your car
Box 385, Vernonia.
474 the Brat was a puppy, yelping nights
“When the General Petroleum
to beat the band, and us fellows shy
ready for the Fourth
ing bbots at him to make 1pm shut up,
I corporation first began production
Tire«, Peessure Greasing, Free
how Barney would get out of bed and
i of motor oils,” according to Roy
Clark, Mgr., of the Vernonia Ser- ion, clear title, a beautiful home warm milk for him.”
‘‘And it was Barney who learned him
vice station, “it was planned to site and lots of lumber. $250 takes
and other service.
all his tricks,” chimed in another of
manufacture only a western oil. it. Write J. A. Whitsell, Westfir,
Vernonia Service Station
In line with the General policy it Oregon.
“And Barney who trained the Brat
was resolved to produce the best
to ride to fires. s’iih»v
FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE—Suc
cessful boarding house of 12 __________________
*0»- - 'J
rooms. Old established business. Can
be kept full all the time. Excellent
location. Will take 4 or 5-room
house as part payment. Selling on
account of ill health. Apply of Mrs.
Webster at 641 First street, Ver
as Uuj>oriaut as lb«'chief hiuiaelf,'’
contributed a third.
“I tvll you what let’s do, boys,’*
twlnklingly proposed Jovial Joe, “let's
put it ap to the Brat ‘Brat* said he,
addressing the fdx terrier, ‘which
would you rather belong to? Engine
house No. 8 in general, or Barney In
At the word Barney, spoken In an
arresting tone, the Brat danced up and
down, wagged his stub of a tai! and
broke Into an outburst of excited yaps.
“I should say the vote was ‘unani
mous,’ ” grinned Jovial Joe.
And the next day. with due cere
mony, tlie presentation was made.
From that time on Barney began to
improve. Not only was the Brat com
pany; lie was occupation as well. Bar
ney fed him, brushed, combed and
bathed him. He taught him all sorts
of new tricks.
So while still the helpless cripple, a
light came into Barney’s dull eyes, a
healthy color to his cheeks, even tt
cheerful whistle to his lips.
Such was his improvement, In (act.
that in a couple of weeks he was well
enough for his wife to wheel him out
in the sunny front yard at noon and
leave him there with his inseparable
companion until the schoolboy neigh
bor .)..» I
arranged 41 h wl
him in again at four.
Barney and the Brat were “as happy
Then, out of a clear sk.v. a tly thrust
itself into the uini incut of their con
tent—a boisterous buzz-flv.
The buz/.-tiy was a lawn mower in
rhe next dooryiyd.
At the sound of it, the streak of It
across the grass, the Brat went wild
Unfortunately, Hopkins, the owner
of the next door house, was out of a
job and terribly out of sorts because
of the fact, and to have a yapping,
snapping small dog hurl himself before
the lawn mower every time.he started
“If you don’t call off that confound
ed dog of yours, I'll not be responsible
If he gets hurt," lie angrily exploded,
Barney called oil'. but, the Instant
the luwn mower tuned up, the Brat
was back raging before it.
Soon it was not merely a case of
luwn mower, Tile Brut dug holes In
the Hopkins flower-beds. The Brat
tracked mud on the Hopulns porch.
The Brat left bones on the Hopkins
Then came a climax of tnreat.
If he—Barney-—could not put a stop
to that infernal dog being such a .nui-
sance, he—Hopkins—would find a way
From the first, poor Barney, who
had not a moment’s peace for fear hl«
beloved Brat would be shot or poi
soned, knew there was only one wa.v
out; one safe way, lor the Brat’s
“health and happiness.” But it took
him a week to make up his mind.
In the middle of a sleepless night
Barney came to the great decision.
How he could live without him he
did not know, but the Brat must go
back to engine house No. 8—go the
next day while “the going was good.”
As Barney lay there in the outer
darkness of the night and bis renunci
ation, tears streamed down his cheeks,
a lump choked his throat.
now Are Your
What was that?
Aa Barney listened, his heart turned
»eld. It was a dog lu a wild outburst
of barks, yelps, howls. It was the Brat
who slept oat In the back yard, now
the nights were mild.
If be should wake up Hopkins!
A shutter of the next-door house
slammed buck; a window sash went
up; the enraged Hopkins began to
swear at the Brat.
Then the Impossible happened.
Without stopping to call his wife,
who slept In the communicating room
with the door open between, somehow
the cripple got out of bed and to the
“Brut! Be quiet. Brat!" he called—
and fell unconscious to the floor.
'When he came to Barney was again
lying In bed. bis wife seated beside
him. holding his hand.
"Brut?" he faltered in distress.
An ecstatic bark on the other side of
the bed answered.
“Feeling better. Barney?”
In n daze of astonishment Barney
lifted Ills eyes to n fireman bending
solicitously over him.
"Why, Jerry!” he gasped. “Wliat
brought you here? Hus there been a
"Yes, don’t you remember? The tire
next uooi liinl gave ¿mi the senre. But
there's, nothing to worry about. The
department got It out In short order.
It would have been another story,
though, If the Brat hadn't discovered
the blaze and raised Cain. Say."
grinned Jerry, "Hopkins is going to
buy the kid a scrumptious collar. Al '
can't say enough in the Brat's praise.
Declares he's the smartest cuss of a
dog that lie ever clapped his eyes on."
The athletic conch nt University o!
California southern branch, v,-ns look
Ing over the members of the freshmai
class for material for the footbal
"Do you know- anything about
lie asked of !<■ tm-'tli Iverson.
"Not n tiling," replied Kenny,
“What cun you do?"
"I can do the charleston." was the
"All right. You’ll be in Hue for
CHRIST FOR ALL-ALL FOR CHRIST
BIBLE THOUGHT AND PRAYER
If parents wilt have their children memo
rize a Bible selection each week. It wlN prove
a priceless heritage lo them in after years.
c PROCLAMATION OF PEACE:
—Glory be to God in the highest,
and on earth peace, good will to-
ward men. Luke 2: 14.
Prayer:—Our loving Father, we
thank Thee for: “Peace perfect
peace, our future all unknown?
Jesus we know, and He .is on the
To whom should you commit your
The Central Garage has instaled an up-
to-date, hydrallic brake-testing machine.
Adjusting for 50c per
f FINNEY OF THE FORCE
fWJViM Tb act ¿OlKff WftN
am these hen - pecked husdan 'S
is agwst mv likin ’, but thè
HOSTESS Au T his L awn - ftXAIJTY
0U3INESS HftS PQOMlSED ME-
WANTED—Music studio room
Vernonia by International Music
Studios, address 420 Union Ave.
N„ Portland, Ore.
VERNONIA LOTS for sale, phone
Portland, ATwater 2784.
LOST—Tuesday night lady’s white
gold wrist watch with hand. Haf-I
watch with Swiss movement, i
Finder please return to Annie ’
NEW MUSIC STUDIO in Vernon-!
ia. Special courses under Euro- ■
pean trained teachers on violin,
clarinet, cornet, saxophone or any
orchestra or band instrument. Les-|
sons $1 to $2. We furnish the in
strument with violin course. This
is a rare opportunity for the be-I
ginner or advanced music student.
For information and appointments, I
address International Music Stud-!
ios, 420 Union Ave. North, Port-1
It will prove a real pleasure to
outfit a bedroom in your home
from the splendid showing of pieces to be found here.
Many items are less than the regular price during this
month. A 20% discount given for 30 days on discon
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