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About Vernonia eagle. (Vernonia, Or.) 1922-1974 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 6, 1927)
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VERNONIA, OREGON, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1927
j Ford Now Buying Wool
For Auto Upholstery
Action Booths at Fair
Muriel Bell Selected
Strike Public’s Fancy
As Memder of Honors love Salem,
Ore. Oct. 3—The public’s
for working exhibits was ap
pealed to successfully at the state
At Oregon State Fair Division at University fair
just closed in a number of
VOLUME 6, NUMBER 9.
On Sales Plan
Another step toward control of
its raw materials was taken by the
Ford Motor Company this year,
when it began to buy wool for
automotive upholstery, in produc
moving features included in the
tion quantities, direct from the Many Boys and Girls Actively Par
Ex annual display of the Oregon ex-.
ticipate in Showing of Exhiu.ts
cellent Scholarship Record Dur périment station and the state col
The company made this advance
at State Fair at Salem Recently
ing First Two Years at U. of o. lege in general.
only after much deliberation and
The public obtained its first
careful preparation grounded on
In the general agricultural ex-
University of Oregon, Eugene,
hibit at the Oregon state fair at Ore. Sept. 30. Muriel J. Bell of view of the new fruit washing pro-1
In 1926, company buyers went Salem, Columbia county was rep Vernonia, has been selected as a cess for removal of spray residue I
into a roughly defined territory In resented by a showing of dairy I member of the newly created “hon- in the experiment station booth
southeast and south-central Mich products of butter and cheese, for- ors division” of the University of where the new homemade machine |
igan, pdrehasing sizable “samples” [age, grain, vegetables, fruits, hon- Oregon, it is announced by the designed and built by members of I
of wool direct from the growers. iey,
canned products and eggs. The i honors council. The Vernonia stud | the staff was kept in operation
Saving in Water Operating Cost
These samples were shipped to the ■ booth
in charge of Geo. A. ent was selected because of the I each day. Scores of fruitgrowers Emergency Measure Said To Be
Makes Possible Appreciable
Highland Park plant, where they | Nelson and Clyde Watson.
excellent scholarship records made j unable to buy a large commercial
Necessary Because of Non-
were classified, graded, and sorted. I In the Columbia county club ex- during their first two years at the washer got plans and specifications
Reduction in Taxes.
Payment of Many Bills.
Localities producing wool suited to | hibit the showing of boys’
I for building the simple machine.
the company’s needs were scheduled I girls’ work was in sewing, cooking,
I Another action exhibit was that
The “honors system” regarded (
That a reduction in the city taxes for further visits, those which were i , gardening, potato raising, the stock by educators throughout the coun , of the farm management depart
Cooperation between local dairy-
of Vernonia will be
I exhibit of two calves, and two try as one of the most progressive ment which showed a merry-go- I 1 men and the Nehalem Valley Ice
round with each horse labeled one j
1928 is shown in the proposed bud I buying plan. In the shearing season jpens
of turkeys and one pen of steps in university training
i & Creamery company on the re
get recently drawn up by the bud of the present. year, quantity buy- I | chickens.
Miss Elizabeth Murray years, will be put into effect Im poor farm practice, following each tailing of raw and pasteurized milk
other to produce much motion but
get committee and approved by ing was begun in the districts whose ! was in charge of this booth.
mediately, it was annuonccd to
the council. The council, sitting as product conformed to Ford spec!-1 There was one stock judging day by Professor H. C. Howe, no farm success. A “still” booth i was effected at a meeting last
l week attended by representatives
a levy board, will hold a meeting
team consisting of Ragnar Joseph head of the committee of the hon attracting much attention was one ¡of Mowe’s Dairy, O. G. Weed
of plant diseases showing the re
at the city hall October 31 when ing was extended into northeastern ' son, Arthur Josephson, and Alford
ors council on legislation.
cent discovery here that the well | Dairy, Rock Creek Dairy and the
anyone who is subject to the levy Indiana, and into Ohio north and Nelson nil of the Bachelor Flat
may appear and be heard in favor i weit. It uiust oe uudei’stvod that Calf
- - ’ons for the new sj^stem1 frow»» cnrley top disrase is the ;
The team made a | at the University of Oregon were same as western yellow tomato I 1 A plan to sell milk tickets to
the . product of
not in- good club.
of or against the levy.
-* ’ losalities
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in judging and was drawn up by the group headed blight and a number of other truck ! ' certain customers was reached by
An unsuccessful attempt lastjc'u<’ed *n
year’s schedule 2 was near showing
the top with its placing of by
■ ~ Professor Howe, and these were crop blights. Most profitable grades | I the dairymen in order to prevent
because <> of its eight
year to have the city hall repaired not decided acainst
_j— x - j by
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' ‘ of
j < cattle to _ market
___ shown! | some from extending their credit
but because of its kind.,'
was given more 1 flvorZble'^ariion^'-^y
16 teams competing from various One third of the membership of the pictorially as well as by charts.
to a prohibitive amount with one
this time by the budget committee.
of the state.
— a - • total
- • of - 158, willj
The Turn “of 1200“ir allowed “for oC breeds which Produce wool either counties
Possibilities of the ‘‘tart-sweet” dairymen and then switching to
There was a team of two boys, be affected immediately, while this
another without first paying the
repairs. It is said that the founda-jtco flne or to° toarse fo- Ford Duncan
Merle number may be added to at the prune so much before the public bill due the first.
tion needs to be strengthened and I use’
Lloyd, representing the camp cook recommendations of heads of de-
This was reported to have been
the interior walls refinished. Other
ery team of Deer Island, which partments. The students were sel- a display containing them fresh,
canned and dried, and as butter, an annoying and costly erperience
needed improvements ure also con
gave a demonstration in camp ccok- ected on a basis of scholarship.
Building New Ford
pie filler, conserve, prune juice, in Vernonia in the past, due part
ery. Muriel Brown and Helen Lar
To Cost Many Millions son of Yankton took part in the The placing of this group under prune candy, pit paste, pit oil and
*be 8reat amount of families
The recorder’s salary remains
the honors system in no way af pit flavor.
I wbo hved here but a short time
the same at $1200. The treasurer’s
Total expenditure . in ths pur
of a"d then moved away from town
salary was raised from $180 to
Adelaide Burkehead and Minnie fects the others in the class or in
$240. ’The city attorney’s salary chase and alternation of tools to- Lillich represented the cooking other classes of the university. The liquid air by the chemical engineer- j without, paying for the milk bought
was raised from $480 to $600. gether with the cost of constiuct- club of Bachelor Flat, which com honors group will be given more ing department kept a succession on credit.
The marshal’s salary remains at ing a single set of body dies, pre i peted in the sewing club competi chance to develop along indivdual of crowds interested in the resident
lines, and special lines of study instruction division of the display. | to be welcomed by the dairymen,
$1800. The water superintendent’s paratory to building a new Ford tion.
Others relieved both fatigue and | especially in the case of families
salary stays at $1500. The assist car, has amounted to $15,000,000
Jack Becker of Scappoose rep
curiosity by watching a succession I residing here but a short time, as
ant’s job being eliminated by the “before a wheel is turned.” Two of resented the high scoring boy of
of free movies put on by the en-' it greatly facilitates the handling
insallation of the motor at the the factors included in these pre the county and Mary Jane Hazen,
Nat Perdew purchased the Ver gineering school. Famous “gold’’ t of those accounts and eliminates
pumping plant, effected a saving liminary steps were the purchase of also of Scappoose, represented the
4,500 new machine tools; and tne high scoring girl of the county. nonia Billiards yesterday from and “tin” c ore
— of * recent strikes al- the collection erpense.
The allotment for tlie health de- alternation of fifteen thousand These trams were chaperoned by Knapp & Lunn, and plans to con so drew much attention in a gen-1 In the future, when a customer
Pi -Ln. of if.
‘ tinue the operation of the popu- eral exhibit combining instruction | j i is refused additional credit, Ids
partment was raised from $75 to more. These two items involved an Mrs.
' Inr confectionery and billiard hall and entertainment.
$125. The librarian’s salary rej expenditure of nearly $10.000,000.
name is reported by the dairymen
Farm Market Review
without any change for the pres
mains at $240, and 200 has been ! Preparing to produce the new
to the three others, who have a-
TOBACCO TOPS ’EM ALL
allowed for new books tor the I rear axle alone necessitated the
greed not to sell that partciu’ar
Grain. No unusual changes mark
Mr. Perdew is well known m
library. The city park fund was i construction of an entire group
customer milk except on a ticket
Vernonia, having resided here for
raised from $100 to $500. The
basis, a plan to which all expressed
For Soft Drinks and Ice Cream
fund for legal publications was sixty-six gear-generating machines cept corn continued to go lower. the past two years.
themselves with being satisfactory,
Figures complied by the United
lowered from $300 to $50. Where-1 were completely rebuilt at a cost
Vernonia Cleaners Move.
[ I States
as $50 was allowed for the en-| per unit of $3,000 to produce two good domestic demand and Pacific
gineer’s office and supplies, this gears included in the rear axle coast export wheat was slightly
have ca’"e . ^ . a*' ^be . people
of this country . j The Christian Endeavor of the
in a n single
Î1 Q17 nnn Christian church held a party Fri
iW firmer. Premiums for good, high moved , their
., . establishment
. ... .
year, this has been eliminated fori assembly.
- . 000 for tobacco, $820,000,000 for day night at the home of Doynise
1928. although the emergency fund | A number of hot metal spin protein and soft milling wheats building
soft drinks and ice cream, $934,-
has been increased from $500 to j ning machines were purchased at a were paid. The St. Louis market t ,.. t
«Xthe„PlTj1rme y 0CI 000.000 for theatres and amuse-, Reese, A short business meeting
total cost of about sixty thousand advanced 6 cents on No. 2 Soft
$689,000,000 for candy and was held during which a committee
General satisfaction with the j dollars. Otn-r mechanical equip Red winter bringing quotations to t0
$501,000,000 for perfumes, toilet composed of Della Cline, Gavena
Charlesworth and Doynise Reese
conduct of the city’s affairs was!
S. Wells promises better service
$ $_ •
i location , soaps and chewing gum.
was appointed to nominate the of-
expressed by the five members of punch presses, was also required, is estimated that 100.000,000 bush to
the budget committee recently ap-1 | the latter costing approximately one els of wheat and rye in Europe and plans to conduct a modern,! Compared with these iiguiw,
figures, I f k ieer9
be. i elected
at the next
Ucinegs t0 an(
will be unfit for milling and rains
pointed, C. W. Reithner stating I million dollars.
up-to-date cleaning establishment. | which were computed from internal bu^ne.’a _ an,d. s°clal,_ Jmeetln5‘
that the most expedient method is
was ”'F0 ,lee’de<i
being used to pay off the olc war machinery for production of the have done damage to some un- Grange Chancellor Visits Pythian, enues of the electrical utilities enterta>nmcnt and basket social in
Edison I. Ballough, grand chan-: sbr’n'c *nto tbe background. jn November. The committee in charge
new steel-spoked wheel cost be- threshed wheat. Good rains in
rant indebtedness of the town.
Australia and Argentine have im-j I cellor
The detailed notice of the bud tween $600,000 and $700,000.
of - the
Knights of Pythias, 1926, two years later than the fig- of this are the following: Allen
proved new crop prospects. Barley
get meeting is printed in full on
- was a visitor at the meeting of ures quoted, the sixteen million Ray, Lois Freeman and Doynise
hundred welding machines, many' was *irm on the Pacific coast and j the
. . . homes in this
- ■ country paid Reese.
local lodge --
Monday evening. I wired
of them built especially for Ford!
higher in the east where j
for the neces
Natal Grange Has Pie Social
Short Play Amu,aa Rebekah,
purposes at a unit cost of from there is a larger export movement
sary,. convenient, safe, luxurious and
A pie social was held by Natal seven hundred to nine th lusard The oate market was dull on che $13.00. All cattle were helpei by
a feature of the evening’»
restful services of electric light
grange Saturday for the purpose1 dollars each,
coast but tended upward in the the strong market for tops but
entertainment, a short play was
of raising money to augment the
| given at Heart
the regular meeting
dollars of ! the total central west reflecting a light the situation is not favorable to tisticians
une ’’ spenuing
spending , , fountain
^„„.,.1. ti---x Rebekah
o-u-i— <- ’ i lodge
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grange treasury. About 130 per-1 expenditure was spent for new I supply of good quality grain.
heavy increases in supplies or . poor- | MMV
of the American nation, , they |
.w» v* V»ZXJ olliciivali IIBI
Hay. Although pastures are short ly finished stock in killer markets play around with billions. That’s Vernonia September
sons were present After the pies! machine tools. About «..w/.vvv
were auctioned these present en-' was expended for altering or re causing better demand for hay, although feeders and stocken are how the country got the notion ‘‘Love Courtship and Marriage.”
a.nw. — J Combined
the general market situation is in
joyed dancing the remainder of building tools on hand.
Those participating ware: Mrs.
that the electric industry was big.
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at 68 markets
*•’| Attie Cameron, Miss Ruby
A total of 43,000 machine tools weak especially for low quality' tle receipts
' . A downward tendency has year to date are about one-half
were already in company plants be hay.
Thief Steals Clothing
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noted in Yakima and Sac- ’ million head less than a year ago.1 auch as food
I 1 Schultz, Mrs. Mae Mellinger, Mrs.
An unknown marauder crept in- fore preparations began. Of these beyn
va II pv « ti'kara
32,000, or n
8eVenty-five per ramento valleys where offering ex-1 Rains slowed up movement
to th. bunk hous. of cupp eight
More ceeds demand. Middlewestern mark- j lambs but suplies were large en- the total spent for electricity is I J. D. Reese, Mrs. Viola Treharne
--- a a oagavene.
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of the Nehalem Timber company tha„
cent of a„
ets, however, were slightly firmer' 0u8k *« cause some weakening of light bagatelle.
An impersonation of Mrs. Calvin
Thursday and robbed the clothe.
u haye be€n
home Coolidge was given by Mrs. Lil
of several sleeping loggers. It is
for dairy cat but net much changed.
lian Hanabn. Refreshments were
thought he left on the morning
Miss Helen Veal announced her tle. No. 1 alfalfa was quoted Sep-
Some advance in bet-
served and an exceptionally good
load of log», as the engineer notie- engagement to Dudley Spofford up- tember 23 at Kansas City $18.50; I ter Butter.
Collectively, the electric Industry time was reported by all.
grades with lower quality re-
ed someone riding between two on her return from Hillsboro Rri- Memphis
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$24; San —
— main Ing firm was noted at San- represents a great aggregation of
cars when the train rounded a day. The —
will be solemn-
estimates In- Franeisco were 92 score closed at capital, but, when compared with , The Truth Seekers class of the
j Church of Christ was entertained
ited this afternoon a|, tho home dieate considerable 1 reduction i_
in 48 cents
and — 89 --------
score — at 40 ........
cents. any other service or commodity
of the Mr. and Mrs. Herman Veal. the drtdf prune production on the Some advance was also made in I used generally by the American at the home of their teacher, Mrs.
Sunday School Class Entertained
Mrs. D. C. Cason entertained h.r A honeymoon trip to eastern Ore- Pacific Coast compared to earlier, tastern markets by top grades oeople, that Industry is relatively Teddy Leavitt, last Wednesday
forecasts. Old stock* are reported where light receipts are causing insignificant. Many people think of afternoon. The ladies voted to
Sunday school class with a delight gon is planned.
greatly reduced. The French crop large
The the electric industry as gigantic finish and decorate the Tiny Tot’a
ful party Friday evening. After
Free Methodist Meeting.
and overpowering, simply because room at the church. Mrs. R. A.
several interesting games, refresh
The meeting conducted in the is expeoted to about equal that make of butter is now considered statisticians have collated in one Olsen
was elected president of the
ments were served, and the small McDonald hall, near the River of. 192B but the Yugoslavian pro-1to be below a year ago but con
class. and -----
gifests departed expressing thi.r view grocery,
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,_ - in-
— duction is not expected to exceed, ditions are favoraple for improve lump sum the revenues and the in-
vestments of the thousands of Sep- secretary-treasurer. Those enjoying
half of last year. The situation is ment in production.
pleasure in the evening’s, entertain- VlXHMUIg
Feeds. The feed market was gen- ■ arate electric companies scattered the afternoon were: Mn. M. D.
D. L. ___
states improved for those who hold
I throughout the United States.
; Col«, Mn. Ernest Sun.ll, Mn. R.
Those present were: Irene Moore, he is well pleased with the at- stocky of good fruit, especially ■ erally steady with offering light
A. Olion, Mn. Myrtle Hole., Mn.
. wheBt feeds. Choice alfalfa
Sara McGee. Dorothy June Wolff, tendance and extends the invita of
Canned Health Sale Success
Wi. W. Keaton, Mn. Heath, Mrs.
Walnuts. The market for wal- meal continues in excellent de-
Genevieve Gamer, Helen Holgate, tion to the general public to at-
nuts was not yet stabilized In mand and some tendency to ad-
Beatrice Morris, Jessie Critchlow, tend.
expressed sincere appreciation for
France and in China witn very , vance was noted.
Marguerite Laird, Jeanette Johns,
Ruth Holaday, a graduate from
the cooperation of local merchants
Mrs. O. C. Spencer of The Dalles little business being transacted.
Sweet clover seed is expected in the canned health sale last ■ the 1927 class of Vernonia high
her son Frank
Apples. Some improvement in the to exceed last year by about 16 week for the benefit of Mississippi school, enrolled for a year’s course
Deanie Aldrich and Mildred Cason.;
Mrs. Henry Johns assisted
low prices caused
at the Northwestern business col
I compained home by her son and demoralized situation which has ' much seed to go unharvested. flood sufferers.
mostly lege in Portland Monday.
n..pr,UDDiv of home grown to
d: M. 8 Murray
Co., 20 Market,
Mi“ Whitsell for a short visit.
*~d • hundred
•"«’ e Miller's
cans; 4 Nehalem
Tree Biecks Traffic (
J. H. Bush. H. E. McGraw, J.
A large tree fell aero’s the 2TX ’^ing”^“^”^; Wool“ Further slight advances Minnesota compared to ,6.50-88.00 30 cans: Simmon.
” C. Lindley, A. L. Kullander and
road about nine miles from Mist
Wm. Culver were hunting in Her
130 cans; Simmons Grocery,
Tuesday morning, holding up the Legion
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:in J924 and $6-$8 in 1924. Carry- | cans; Riverview Grocery, 12 cans; miston Saturday, where they se
high school bus, the grade school night .
mestie wool - last week.
cured the bag limit of pheasants.
Skaggs-Safeway. 8 cans; making a
bus from Natal. Uia milk truck,
F. A. Allen and George Thayer
Livestock. War-time price? for, ' over is unusually
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Sunday they reported goo-1 luck
and many other cars for about returned Thursday from a hunting fed steers were registered
____ crop is expected
___ _ to be
at duck shooting near Scappoose.
last week Canadian
A box of clothing was also ship-
30 minutes. Axes and saws bor trip in southern Oregon. They re- in Chicago when some extra good much smaller than last year which
' ped with the canned goods.
G. T. Blankenship suffered a
rowed from nearby farms cleared ported poor luck and plenty of stuff brought $16.50 and the gen- may reduct imports
broken right hand Friday when a
the road of the obstruction.
, era! run of fed stuff went around country.
Butter wrapper» at the Eagle. car door was slammed on 1».
Budget Meeting Is Set For
Four Local Concerns Reach
Transient Workers Cause