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About Vernonia eagle. (Vernonia, Or.) 1922-1974 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 22, 1927)
THE CACTUS FLAT CATAMOUNT
LAURENCE LOCKNEY, Editor
FATTY HOOPER WILL SELL
| nothing to us. Every article in on the apper region of the Gulch
CLOTHES CHEAP FOR CASH the store wil lbe sacrificed at a reports a magnificant stand of son-
This advertisement will let you
in on the solemn fact that the
most colossal and stupendous sale
that has ever been held either here
or anywhere else will start in my
clothes emporium Tuesday morn
ing, at which time every article
in the house will be sacrificed for
cash. No credit wil lbe given on
any terms except cash. Suits will
be sold at unheard of bargains to
make room for more suits that
are on the way and which will
also be sold at unheard of bar
gains to make room for more suits.
Coat and pants free with each
suit purchased! Look at these blood
curdling prices: $40.00 suits mark-
ed down to $39.98. Straw hats
Straw hats! Next summer will be
upon hs soon. Buy a straw hat at
half price and be ready to open
the season two weeks ahead of
anybody else. No goods exchanged
without boot. Bargains will feature
our entire store and no questions
answered. Our stock must be sold.
Some of it has been on the shelves
so long that we are afraid to carry
it over another season. Cost means
toss even if we have to knock off! flowers, while his puncture Vine
a part of the profit. Store will and jimpson weed acreage will
be closed all day Monday while yield heavily. He expectet to raise
my army of clerks mark up the enough sorghum to make a keg
prices. Collars! Collars! Buy a col of molasses, but his hopes m this
lar for your husband or dog at line were smashed to atoms on
half price! Great reduction in ice account of the inroads of dry
and sugar tongs. Gas stovepipe cut weather and longhorn steers.
Flip Horner of the Red Mill
Mine was in the Gulch again this
Clothier and Suiter. week, bringing a chunk of rosk to
be assayed to see if there was any
gold in it. There wasn't, and Flip
FROM COYOTE GUl.CH will go bark to look for a more
By CHAPPARAL CHARLIE
A rigii » lively dance was held
Bassmouth Baker of Bullfrog at tlie liamcnd-X Ranch Saturda.’
Buttes left this week on an ex- night, the music being furnished
tended tour of the dry region to by Alec Hornblossom and his cele-
see if there is any water in the brated jews-harp.
water holes, It has been found by
scientific experiments and the loss
of several thousand head the past
Rumor has it that Henry Ford
few years, that cattle do better and General Motors are in a fight
if they fil ltheir hides full of wa to the finish. Let us hope it is a
ter every three or four days. P.at- better finish than either of them
tlesnakes and horned toads can has so far produced.
go much longer without a drink,
Another mo□>,..•> has gone de
but ranchers are not interested in mocratic. King Michael recently sat
diversification of this kind.
down to a meal of American buck
Snoot Simpkins, who is farming wheat cakes and molasses.
When you take Your Car to a
Beginner, You are Financing
His Mechanical Education
Why Experiment on an In
vestment, Such as you have
in Your Car.
Repair - Works
Repairs to Anything
We Repair, Recause We are Not
Trying to Sell New Ones
Thursday, September 15, 1927.
While scouring the -countryside
for antique furniture this week,
Archimedes Pock ran across a wine '
barrel that hadn’t • been used for '
Slocum Hoppin, on- plumber, has
taken a booth in the county fair,
where he will exhibit a new type
award is made, to enter into a
Bill Plewe was caught red-hand- contract and file the required
Doane for Dependability
ed Saturday night: in a raid on bond.
a watermelon patch.
The right is reserved to reject
Rebuilt Typewriters and
Scotty Macpherson went over to any. and all bids.
John Philip, County Judge.
the post office today to buy a J
T. B. Mills, Commissioner.
stamp on the installment plan.
103 West Park
122 3rd St.
J. N. Miller, Commissioner.
“The rank file in Aimee’s con-!
Beacon 2050 Portland
G. G. Hail, Roadmaster.
gregation refuse to play the game
J. W. Hunt, County Clerk
unless they can wear braid on
their uniforms the same as that
Mrs. Frank Shinn
worn by the higher-ups; which goes'
to prove,” said Old Quib Skills Rent or Sell your property
today, “that private soldiers are
High School credit« granted
just as narrow-minded as generals, j
if required course ia complet
Eagle Classified Ads
Bearcat Boone says government!
ed. House 39 Millview.
printed envelopes may be cheaper
than the home printer makes them,
bht. they haven’t got any more ln-
dividuality than an alley cat.
Capt. Omar Jeep, of the Na
tional Guard, went over to Rat
tiesnake Ike’» bootleggery one night
this week to review his troops.
G ilby M otor C o ,
Prof Flyleaf Adkins, principal of
the Cactus Flat high school, ad-
dressed the student boty this week
“The cry of the age3 has been
for enucation. It is through enu-
cation that we form governments
and advance the cause of righte
ousness and honesty and Integrity,
and it is through eduiation that
we are enabled to promote prize
fights and foat oil stock. With
out education there would be no
need for books and Elinor Glyn
and the editor of the Whizbang
would never have achieved fame
with their sweet and inspiring con
tributions to the world ot litera
ture. Without education we would
be as dumb as the cattle in the
fields and not one among us
would have been sufficiently en
lightened to have interpreted the
mighty message of our president
when he said he didn’t choose to
“Education is the warlbuck of
civ—I mean, the woolbark—uh—
the barlwook of civili—er, uh—
education is the warkbull of—of
the wookbarl of civiliza—uh—ah—
er, Rome, as you well know, had
its Brutus; George thfe Third was
out at first, and it was a philoso-
pher of modern times, whose il-
lustrous name has escaped me for
the moment, who said: “Education
is the workbull—er—uh—education
is the bulwark of civilization!”
Art Cowgill writes from South
America that a group of U. S.
Marines are down in Nicaragua
making the world safe for demo
Lab Hershey writes from London
that in England a woman cannot
vote until she is thirty, but any
married woman is privileged to
pilot an automobile from the back
Wild Bill Mullens writes that
murder 1 has almost reached a stand-
still in Chicago since the motion
picture shows closed.
Bearcat Boone received a letter
from a friend in Detroit, who Bays
the New Ford is an improvement
A "TANGIBLE "TANGLE
on the Improved Ford.
“Did anything tangible result
Advices from Geneva state that
England is in favor of a further from the meeting between the mod
ernists and fundamentalists?” ask
reduction in the Jewish fleet.
ed Old Quib Skills of Mescal Bill.
“You shore can bet your boots!”
Mescal Bill has taken a booth answered Mescal. A coupla dele
at the county fair where he will gates tangled over the creation of
| exhibit a pair of his prize winning man, an’ both of ’em wound up
in the hospital.”
Fearing an early frost, Gil High-
I tower has had his grape crop cov- EB SQUILLS HAS WOOD FOR
I ered with another mortgage.
Ebenezer Squills said yesterday
I Carl Hepps, who plays in the
band, was laid up this week with that the prune orchard which he
planted ten years ago on the Hicks
place above -Lone Oak Spring was
not a total loss after all, because
the trees are being sawn up Into
stove wood in the latest styles of
length and sizes, and will be- plac
ed on the market soon at cut
Eb planted the orchard in the
■ best of faith, but with the char-
I acteristic purisprudence of the
Squillses for several generations, he
I forgot to water it last summer. As
! a consequence the trees coiled up
and died of malnutrition. They were
right good trees too, and would
: have continued to bod and bloom
and bear for a nomber f years if
i it hadn’t been that Eb was- so busy
trying to star in the horseshoe
tournament that he forgot all
about the orchard, Eb says he
wouldn’t mind the loss of the or-
chard so much if he hadn’t also
got nosed out in the ’ horseshoe
tournament in the first round. Eb
will look around for something to
plant in place of the prune trees,
and says that he is figuring
planting biennials, as they can
two years without water.
The cigarette that offers the
utmost in refreshing pleasure
The Camel blend of choice tobac*
cos makes a smooth, cool, mild,
refreshing smoke. No special
treatment for throats Camel
tobaccos don’t need it
State Laundry Company
FOR GOOD LAUNDRY WORK
We call and deliver TUESDAYS and
FRIDAYS—Leave orders with S. Wells,
Tailor, Phone MAin 891
$23.00 per Ton
Use Long Burning Fuel
Place your orders early for
Coal and Bricquettes
Bricquettes $16. per ton
Vernonia Trading Co.
** United Railway«
St. Helens, Oregon, August
Sealed proposals, addressed
the County Court of Columbia
County, Oregon, at St. Helens,
Oregon and endorsed “Proposal for
Doing the following work in Col
umbia County, to-wit: The con
struction of a Howe Truss Bridge
with necessary approaches, across
the Nehalem River in Section 30,
Township 6 north. Range 5 west
of the Willamette Meridian, will
be received by said County Court
until ten o’clock A. M., Septem-
ber 24th, 1927 and not thereaf-
ter. and at that time will be pub-
Ucly opened and read.
All proposals must be made upon
blank forms, to be obtained from
cent of his bid, payable to the
County Clerk, which shall be for-
feited to the County in case the
award is made to him, and he
shall neglect, fail or refuse, for
a period of five days after such
The fair this year
will be the greatest
exhibition of Oregon’s
tries ever held. Also
races and horse show.
Trains leave Vernonia at 1:05
P. M. Daily.
Ticket« or further particular« of *
J. J. Hoydar
M. A. Fuegy, Trav. P»gr. Agt.
R. M. Aldrich
Phone MAin 161
United Railways Co