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VERNONIA. OREGON, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 1927.
New Newspaper Plant
Burns in Rainier
Favor Suilding Large
Addition to New Hall
VOLUME 6, NUMBER 6.
H. Mosman Honored at
Naval Training Station
To Aid Orphan
Henry L. Mossman, 21, son of
Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Mossman oí Ver-
nonia, who enlisted in the navy
at Portland June 8, of this year,
was recently awarded the distinc
Present Need in the Community County Roadmaster G. G. Hall is tion of being chosen the period
Commended for Good Condition of honor training man from Com
For Larger Hall; Many Think
Of Columbia County’s Highways. pany C-4 at the training station.
It Should be done Immediately.
Mosman won distinction because
The county court and County I of attention to duty, attitude of
A surprise movement was start
ed at the meeting of the American Roadinaster G. G. Hall are especial respect to his superiors, his care
when ly well pleased with a report Just of uniforms and personal effects
strong sentiment was expressed fa necei.ed from J. H. Scott, state and because he was honest, reliable
voring the extension of the pres market road engineer. Mr. Scott snd obedient, according to the pub
ent home of Vernonia post about I recently made an inspection of lication issued at the station.
Vetch Finding Favor
In Coast Counties 35 feet toward the sidewalk in | work being done in this county on
1 market roads and his report is Unique “Nanny” Pride
Food and Education Effecting the
Rain Does not Dampen Enthusiasm
Acreage of vetch and oats is
That there is an immediate need 1 most flattering to Mr. Hall, who
Rejuvenation of Thousands
Of Nehalem Valley Folk at
increasing each year in
for a larger hall in Vernonia was has had personal charge of the
Of Armenian Children.
coast counties, the state college the opinion expressed by many | work, and to the county court for
Probably no one in California
extension service says. Success of present at the meeting.
has a pet quite as unique as “Nan-
It is a the economy in construction.
A challenge to carry the spirit
Resumption of the observance of the few pioneer fields planted in
Engineer Scott’s report in full ny,”_ the prized possession of Mrs.
good location for large community
Vernonia day was pronounced a recent years under direction of
A. R. Swarthout, of the Heart-Bar of the Vernonia high school into
gatherings, it was said, and there follows:
the Near East was made by J. J.
great success by the many resi- county agents started a movement
St. Helens-Pittsburg road—The cattle ranch, far back in the San Handsaker, regional director of the
are times when the number of per
dents of the Nehalem who visited toward the crop that has made it
sons who wish to attend a single project just west of St. Helens,
Near East Relief at a special as
sales, increasingly popular.
dance in Vernonia can not all which consists of shaping up and waters of the Santa Ana river. sembly last Monday.
luncheon booths, candy booths and
More than 700 acres of vetch crowd into any of the present oiling the old macadam with the Nanny is a four month old desert
Mr. Handsaker’s presentation of
dances were all contributed by lo and oats were grown in Lincoln
addition of a small amount of new
cal organizations for the benefit county this year, 500 acres in
iest and most seldom seen of any the needs of the orphaned children
Because of the crowded condition rock, has produced excellent re- of the wild creatures of the west, of the Near East and of their
of the city park fund.
Clatsop, and a good
f:vn in suits and has comnlntely salvavod
jv. . . eu*: .atxC't. :hat
One of t’.»c greatest attractions made in Tinamook. Hay yields' ui ,
tv i, , i>i sp;,e of tnat Lereuiiary they might serve well the coun
not I all of the old work. The work l background,
of the day was the exhibit of Ne- from two to four tons an acre I
tries that have given them asylum,
halem valley farm products and have resulted from growing prac-1 attended since, saying they did not
I straightening up road bed and pro- py or kitten with a more trustful the student body voted unanimous
relics of the pioneers. For the tices recommended by the college | care to patronize a place that was
too crowded for comfortable danc viding better drainage ditches, has ny possesses toward the • world in ly to sponsor one of the children
short time in which arrangements experiment station.
ing. Although it is not the pur also been well done at a very low general, and toward Mrs. Swarthout of the Near East for the coming
were made for the exhibit, a sur
“Vetch and oats is now con- pose of the Legion to cntinue giv cost.
prisingly great variety was shown.
sidered one of the most important ing regular dances, they will keep
Birkenfeld and improvement just
During two days visit in Verno-
The Heart-Bar cattle range in-
forage crops under coast condi- them up until the building is paid east of Mist—The work is well laid
nia Mr. Handsaker addressed the
Creamery company showed samples
tions,” says A. E. Engebretson, sup- for, most of which has been ac out and generally is producing a cludes winter pasture on the Mo Sunday school of the Evangelical
of milk and butter now Detng pro
erintendent of the branch expcri-
In case the addition very good road. However, enough jave desert
church, the Christian church, and
duced here. Joseph Hershey had ment station at Astoria, who has complished.
Springs. Last April the Swarthout
the Vernonia and Pleasant ilill
a display of his Swiss cheese, a
for many years carried on exten sary to continue the present plan finishing of subgrade and super cowboys were out fixing up the schools.
product for which he is said to be
sive experimental work with this throughout the winter.
elevation. Other than these features
“In 10 years time America has
unable to supply the demand.
distant water-holes on the range.
crop. “It is in high favor with
As soon as the hall is paid for, the work has been done very well. ” ‘ j One evening they were amazed to saved from death more than a mii-
Mrs. W. J. Gooding’s display of
dairymen because of its fine hay it is then the plan of local legion
Nehalem river near Vernonia—i
lion people, including 132,000 of
dahlias, gladiolas and other flowers
producing qualities, its value as naires to turn to civic improve Grading, surfacing and oiling have! see a tiny creature about the size the finest children the world has
was said by many to be on a par
a soiling crop for July green feed ment work and devote the major been well done on all
ever seen.,” stated Mr. Handsaker.
with similar exhibits at state fairs.
and for silage when cut at the ity of their activities toward the in this vicinity. The work shows It proved to be a baby mountain “We have prevented blindness in
Judge D. B. Reasoner also had an
evidence of care in its execution
■12,000 children and wnore chil
help of local institutions.
attractive exhibit of dahlias and
and the cost has been very low They fed it some condensed milk, dren have already gone blind, Wc
Inoculation of the seed and lim-
other flowers he has grown.
for the amount of work accomplish-I
have taught them to read, to play
Mrs. Helen Doitcheff displayed ing are essential, Engbretson says,
j fire. In the morning, they fed it
musical instruments, and to sup-
some samples of her fancy work, especially when the crop is plant-
O.A.C. Corvallis, Sept, 12. The
Mist-Clatskanie road—The grad i in camp all day. When it came port themselves, Before this time
an art which is said to require a cd on a new field. Two tons of
the future of a blind chil 1 in me
work on this project is well I
training period of at least three lime an acre, broadcast and then fourth annual freshman week at ing
, time to return to the home ranch
years, to master. H. Ven Rlaricori disked in just before seeding is a the Oregon state college will opeh organized and very good work is I at Old Woman Springs, there was Near East was to be a beggar.
“ Already the children age jus-
displayed some sweet potatoes; Lee I big help in getting a stand. The September 19 and all freshman'' 'being done. With the equipment still no sign of the mother, and
Osborn, potatoes and carrots; H. E usual planting period, he advises, will report at this time for a week ; which you have on hahdt you are they could not think of abandon I ti yii.g our yens of effort on their
McGraw, celery and filberts; A. is between September 20 and Oct of preparatory instruction in col 1 able to do thi? work efficiently ing the little sheep to the mercy behalf. Older girls are going out
lege life before other classes ar ’ and cheaply and will undoubtedly
( as nurses into villages where doc-
Corey, Syrian squash; W. J. Good- ober 15, with October 1 as t;
rive on the campus. Lectures on J be able to do this work for con of the coyotes. They took it in | tors never come; boys trained Oil
ing, cabbage; Mrs. C. R. Twine- ideal time.
I our great orphanage farms by Am-
Where vetch and oats is planted various phases of college life will siderably less than you would
| Springs. She improvised a nursing
trican agricultural college gradu-
Mrs. A. L. Parker had an as- for the first time, 60 pounds of be given the newcomers by lead been able to contract.
| bottle with the end of a medicine
sorted display of peppermint, win- vetch and 60 pounds of oats are ing men and women on the campus,
Also we drove over some road dropper for a nipple, and “Nanny” ates are teaching farmers modern
methods of agriculture.
ter cauliflower, filberts, crabapples, mixed to seed an acre. The mixture who will assist in every possible district work near Rainier. I wish thrived from the very start.
“Today some 35,000 children are
corn, squash, cantaloupes and ap-' can be reduced to 50 pounds of way to acquaint the new students to mention this work in particular
dependent upon America, the chil
pies. R. W. Duncan showed some' each on land that has previously with their environment. Part of the as the old macadam was very
week will be devoted to English rough and seemed almost a total j
dren being of an average age of
potatoes, corn, beans, beats, car-1 grown the crop.
12 years. Practically all the mon
rots and turnips which were of. Common vetch is the
variety and physical examinations to be loss. By scarifying, spreading, add-1
Civil War Veterans Were ey contributed to Near East Re
unusual size. The Millview folk1 most used. Hungarian is the chosen given all entering students and ing binder and fine crushed rock
lief now is expended on children,
a large display of flowers.
kind for heavy soils as river bot- mathematics examinations for stu top, you have salvaged everything
dents choosing engineering. Final of value in the old road and at a
although more than 200,000 refu
Relics are Shown
toms and tidelands, while hairy
AWiong the relics shown was a vetch is especially adapted to soils registration for freshmen will be very small cost have made an ex
Vernonia, Sept. 12, 1927. gees ate still homeless. Should we
Friday, September 23, and for cellent road which will give a num
skillet holder that was said to have! low in fertility.
To the Editor: In checking over check the flow of our funds tor a
other classes the following day. ber of years in service with pro
been brought over on the May-1
suffering would be great
the names of the pioneer settlers week,
Regular work commences Monday, per care.
flower and used by both the grand
of the upper Nehalem valley I was among the children whom wc have
parents and parents of H. Van J
In general, your work is all surprised to find that so large a saved from starvation ”
Mr. Handsaker paid the highest
Blaricom. An ox yoke used by Mr.1
well laid out and well done. I per cent of these early settlers of
Speed Limits Increased.
Van Blaricom in the Nehalem val Safe Venture for Nehalem
wish to speak particularly of the the Nehalem valley were veterans tribute to the relief workers, many
The development of the safety way you are bringing up the sup-
ley as early as 1874 was displayed
of vl.om he said had died nt their
factor of the modern motor car erelevation on most of the projects. of the Civil war. I thought it posts, while those who aic still a.
also a muzzle loading gun, dated
I Events of the past few years ■ has gradually Caused the speed lim- Your oiled roads show care and of your readers to see this list their tasks are young men an<
Mrs. Sarah Spencer’s exhibits in-I have definitely proven to the agri ! its in various states to be increased attention to detail in placing the published for the
memories it vnmi n of the finest charact >r. “No
eluded a rock, which many asserted ■ culturalist the impossibility of suc 1 without increasing the safety haz oil and compare very favorably brings back of strenuous days gone better illustration of this can bi
was a petrified salmon, having the cessful operation of a farm on a ard.
with the best oiled roads in the by. I submit the list as well as I found than at the time of the Ar
A check of recent legislation in state, I wish to state that I
size and shape of that fish and “one-crop basis.”
am can recall them which you are at menian earthquakes last fall when
6,000 orphuns were awakened a
showing the bones through
the I Bankers and economists are con- ; 25 states made by the motor as- very well pleased with the way | liberty to publish.
center. She also had the sheep vinced of the same situation and I sociation shows that increases in your program is being carried out! I have headed the list with the night by the trembling of the grea;
shears she used here in the early i 1 are refusing or hesitating to lend the maximum speed allowed in open and especially pleased with the name of Joseph Van Blaricom, who stone barracks where ;hey wer
country have been made as follows: small amount of money expended
housed. At the risk of ir.eir <iw
days, a wool carder, i ar', ' 8
1 financial aid to those raising wheat,
Idaho, from 30 to 35 miles per where you have widened and marched with “Sherman to the li-is, our American girls ruthti
ning wheel made by a Mr. Easlik ■ corrl) ^av, etc exclusively. But to
sea” and to the best of my know
with a draw knife
pocket' the man raising such a crop who hour; Indiana, 35 to 40; Maryland, straightened sections of the exist ledge was the first Civil war vet into the reeling buildings and dl<.
I 35 to 40; New Hampshire, 25 to ing road.—Sentinel.
knife of maple and cedar.
eran to penetrate the wilds of the not pause until the last chil l ha
also has a herd of well-bred, pro
been brought to safety.” Mr
The table made by Israel Spen- ducing cows they lend an attentive ¡35; North Carolina, 35 to 45; North
Only One License Plate
i Dakota, 30 to 35; Oklahoma, 35 to
Handsaker challenged his hearer:
cer on which he wTote the first
ear, for they know his stability 45; Oregon, 30 to 35; and Washing
A great deal of attention has
letter in 1876 to the girl who later
to match the heroism of their re;
been focused on foreign license
became his bride was displayed, also I The same disadvantage applies ton 30 to 40.
1 Brice resentatives overseas by generou.-.
Oklahoma’s change, however, has plates during the last month, due Blaricom, Israel
a flail used on the Spencer ranch,
| to a community as to the
been held unconstitutional by the to the activity of the police in
and a yoke for carrying water. ;
In addition to aid from the hig.
mond, G. D. Stodaro.
' ual when it is totally dependent on
One object of interest in
Mrs. one crop or one industry. The Ver-, state’s supreme court because of a checking over Oregon cars bearing Parker, Thos. B. Denslow, August school and the churches, publ.
Spencer’s collection was a piece nonia basin is essentially a lumber- defective title and a legal limit has license plates from other states, Zillgett, Alfred Slftinnahan, Martin school children are busy this we<
This activity has resulted in a
been restored to 35 miles per hour
of fungus on the back of which
Albert filling "golden rulers” and env<
ling territory and anything affect-, as in the old law.
number of complaints regarding the Davison,
was painted a picture of Mount
Tucker, Jonathan Pruett, Wm. W. opes with dimes and dollars f<
a single license plate on
Allen, Thos. E. Mills, Abel Reed, their less fortunate brothers ar. .
I immediately reflected on our con-:
Many Pyrotol Orders.
Products of the Spencer ranch
A. Ray, J. B. Wright, John H.» sisters overseas.
“Orders for Pyrotol, the surplus
The Oregon State Motor associa
that were displayed included an
Wilson, Wm. M. Wilsin, Thos. H. $50 REWARD OFFERED WIT-
We should use every effort to]
artichoke, a sunflower,
peaches, 1 promote the addition of other prof- ■ war powder, are coming in quite tion gives out the information that North, Seymore A. Hosford, Fran
NESSES WHO AID IN COR
rapidly,” state Geo. A. Nelson, nine states require only a single
and strawberries that were canned, i
¡table industries. The establish- ■
RECTING RECKLESS DRIVE?"
Florida, cis E. Curtis, Wm. E. Crissy, Doug
During the day the Rebekahs, ment of the creamery’ at Vernonia countye agriculturist.
Difficulty in obtaining justice f<
The apportionments for the state Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Miss lass Magill, J. W. Armstrong. Jud
American Legion Auxiliary, and
is the most promising development were pro-rated to the various coun- issippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, son Weed, J. W. Shaver, A. Nelson the victimized party or parties i
Women 1 Relief Corps rtin
street in many a day. We should all get
ties in proportion to the amount of and South Carolina require only Early, James Turk, Ozias Cherlng- automobile accident cases cent«
booths selling lunches and warm
behind it, patronize it and put in powder they had been using in one number plate attached to the ton, E. E. Brand, Julius Ordway, around the inability of offic’
drinks, In the evening the Sere
John Price, Fred Haake, Mr. Pra- agencies to get witnesses to app<
dairy herds to furnish the cream the past years and Columbia coun rear of the motor vehicle.
naders supplied the music at the
ther, A. B. B. , Lewis,
William n court and, if some way could I
ery with raw material and our ty’s quota was 71,000 pounds. Mr.
Legion dance, which was attended
Lewis, Geo. B. Wood, N. C. Dale, devised to get around this obstac
selves with a good steady income. Nelson states that orders have al CHARACTERISTS OF BAD
by a large crowd.
DRIVING POINTED OUT Ezariah Soule, and Joe Wedrick.
Wisconsin was formerly a vast ready been received for about 56,-
Please turn to page 2
The American Legion turned in
I have included in the above list
There are many ways in which a
area with lumbering as its princi 000 pounds.
$44.25 to the park fund; the Aux-
the best that was in them for t
pal industry. Now Wisconsin, with coming in quite rapidly, the bal
iliary $18; the Chamber of Com-
most of its timber gone, is the ance of the quota for the county a bad driver just when he is think and Mr. Turk, who were Confed- preservation of the Union and
r.ierce $5.35; the Pythian Sisters
most prosperous dairying section will probably be ordered within a ing how other drivers must be ad . erate soldiers. In their youth thej their mature year* blazed the tra
$32; and the Study club $6.50.
miring his facility in handling a i tried to destroy the Union, but in built the first roads and scho
of the country.
Amounts that other organizations
car, says Geo.
Brandenburg, sec their mature years did their part bouses and churches to change
The Vernonia section has many
turned in .was not learned.
State planted alrr.o’t J/.'O'.'.OOO retary of the Oregon State Motor, toward making this valley what it wilderness into a beautiful va’
advantages over Wisconsin in clim
association. The 10 most common | is and deserve to have their names of happy homes. And who ah
Frank Willson and Frank L. ate, feed, moisture, home market, trust fry during August.
Fwte will sper.J $1'’6,000 cn forms of bad driving which too| on the roll of honor. Of the above, say that their last service to t
Clarke have taken a contract from etc., but if we cap only approach
the Oregon-American Lumber com-' the success of Wisconsin everyone sever, miles Dalles Cai* lornia high many motorists regard as good car all but two, Mr. Early of Tigard country was not as great or grc
operation, according to Mr. Bran-1 Oregon, and the writer, have an er than the first?
way north of Beni.
pany to haul logs from <* pUuiv should be satisfied.
*1. Helens—New Pythian Caatlc ! denburg are:
swered the last roll caii.
four miles up Rock creek by truck, The oportunity is here.
Plaase turn to page 2.
These men in their youth gave
will Ic dedicated September 24.
Fire of unknown origin destroyed
a frame building on West A street
in Rainier early Tuesday morning
of last week in which part of the
equipment for a new newspaper
plant was being installed E. T.
Leslie, Seattle newspaperman who
intended to publish the weekly
newspaper, owned the contents.
Whether Leslie will carry out |
his plans to publish a newspaper:
there is not known. Insurance was
carried, it is said.
J. J. Handsaker Addresses
Student Body Monday.