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About Vernonia eagle. (Vernonia, Or.) 1922-1974 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 6, 1927)
C. F. Heiber was in Portland
Monday on business.
A. Corey was a Portland bus-
iness visitor Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Walker of
Hillsboro visited Mr. and Mrs. H..
K jucGraw over the week end.
" " • 5 years Dr. Luzader,
E. A. Ritchey, manager of the' MB£\For
eyesight specialist, has been
Skpggs-Safeway store, left Tuesday
morning for a two-weeks visit with making monthly visits to Vernonia.
His next will be Nov. 7 and 8, j
friends in Boise, Idaho.
office at Kullander’s. Have your I
The Auxiliary dance held in the eyes examined.—adv.
Legion hall Saturday night was
J. H. Bush, who returned home
reported to have been well attend
last week from a visit witn re
latives in Wisconsin, reports that
Dr. and Mrs. M. D. Cole and that section of the United States
small daughter Shirley motored to is showing much enthusiasm forj
Scappoose Sunday to visit relat airplanes. Many towns now have j
one or more airports.
The ladies of the Christian church,
Born: To Mr. and Mrs. A.
will have a cooked food and rum
Lolley, October 2, a girl. Her • name
mage sale at Gordon’s furniture
is Marjorie Louise.
Pasteurized milk is clean andI
pure. Know what kind of milk' While putting a gun
you are drinking, Nehalem cream- ster, Paul Bowman of Keasey ae
cidently shot off a toe on his right
The Parent - Teacher association
H. E. Clark, formerly part owner
plans to have a bargain bazaar in
of the Vernonia Billards, has re-
V emonia tuesuay, October 18.
moved to Lebanon, where hs will
Born: T. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. make h:s home.
Ratke, September 27, a girl. She
Mrs. A. Corey returned Satur-
has been named Bonnie Joy.
day from Portland, where she has
Use plenty of milk in cooking, been receiving medical treatment.
the food value cannot be excelled,
Mrs. Joe Elias of Portland visit
ed with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Born: To Mr. and Mrs. C. E. A. Corey, over the week end. s
Spencer, September 29, a son. His Martha Corey returned with her)
name is Solon David.
for a visit.
Our wet weather apparel is of the best quality
merchandise, which we are offering at unbeliev
able low prices. Satisfaction guaranteed on all
CHILDREN’S GALOSHES, all colors ancl^.95
sizes, very best quality...................
LADIES’ GALOSHES, in attractive
styles and all sizes .........................
$8.50 RAINCOATS for ladies, now
selling at the low price of ..............
MEN’S YELLOW SLICKER COATS
priced reasonably at .......................
your choice at .................................
Complete line of ladies’, men's and children’s
at a big reduction
Best duality of goods for winter wear in
MACKINAWS and OVERCOATS
LOGGER SHIRTS, wool,
regular $4.50, for sale at
M. Murray & Co
Hoffman Hardware Co.
*<Jor better flavored roa$s*
H Aluminum 4 qt Pot Roast Kettle
Special Sale OdL6th«i5th.
See Hoffman About It
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to thank the people of
Vernonia for their many kindness
es in our sorrow. Especially those
who helped minister to my- hus
band, our son and our brother.
Mrs. Geo. S. Epperly,
Mrs. E. G. Epperly,
Mrs. H. H. Kingi
M ts . A. M. Epperly.
Gossipy Folks From Hone
und Cranks Take Up
Lots of Time
London.—"I'm awfully sorry the
ambassador Is away.”
1 cuii t .. I you io '• sorry i
that the embassy couldn't arrange an
audience for you with the king.”
"We are sorry, but the oltice of
works will not permit you to climb the
dock over the house of parliament.”
These and fifty or more stock
phrase* are kept constantly on tap
during the summer rush of Hie Amer
ican tourist season in Europe, for dur
ing the rush season thousands of
Americans crowd the American em
bassy here demanding everything from
an immediate audience with King
George or the prime of Wales to the
securing of authority to climb the ex
terior of the clock tower of West
minster palace or Westminster abbey.
Practically everyone who visits
Europe from the United States desires
to visit one of the embassies or lega
tions of bls own country. To the
American embassy in l.oudon.' by vir
tue of its central position ami rank in
Europe, come most people. It has
been estimated that telephone calls
to the embassy here by people who
have no netiml business to transact,
but "only want to hear an American
voice again," average more than fifty
a day—each taking a precious live or
ten minutes' time of a busy secretary
or embassy attache.
Worries of U. S. Officials.
If telephone callers were the least
trouble, the life of an American em
bassy or legation abroad would be a
continuous path of roses, but it is
not, for tile callers who present them
selves with passports, letters from
friendly congressmen, introductions
from friends in the Department of
State at Washington and a thousand
others who feel that their “names
must be well known over there," are
the chief worries of the American gov
ernment’s foreign representatives.
The callers nt the American embas
sy during twenty minutes here recent
ly, included an associate Justice of the
Supreme court, who occupied 45 min
utes of the ambassador's time, talking
small town politics, while another for
eign ambassador cooled bls heels In
an anteroom, waiting for the ambas
sador long after his appointment time;
a holder of a minor office tn the De
partment of Education of the state of
New York, who wanted th* embassy to
arrange a tour around England for •
middle western college glee club which
he assured th* embassy was th* “best
In th* states," and seventeen people
clamoring for th* two ticket* to the
gallery of the house of common* which
th* embassy 1* daily allotted.
Up to th* Seeretarl**.
Those whoa* card* or credential* do
not establish them as sufficiently
prominent to warrant a session for
•van small-town talk with a busy am
bassador ar* shunted off on some un-
suspecting secretary or counsellor,
whoa* duty it Is to sit from one-half to
three-quarters of an hour hearing how
famous the visitor from horn* la. and
all about th* trip which ha* either al
ready been taken around Europe or la
to be taken.
In an anteroom of th* American
embassy hare Is a man who Is far mor*
busy than any diplomat In th* em
bassy. Hl* name 1* Thoma* Smith,
formerly th* courier of th* diplomatic
pouch between Berlin and London be
fore th* United State* entered th*
war. Having been under fir* many
times while going through the tines
between th* two great opposing capi
tals during the war. Smith has long
since become accustomed to being un
der fire of cranks who write long let
ters to their home town congressmen
or even to the State department pro
testing the “slights and discourteous
treatment received at the American
embassy tn London.”
Smith’s Job Difficult.
Smith's position is not an easy one,
for upon hla hand* fall all of the vis
itors at the er hassy. Some—a rare
few—have leglLuiate business to
transact: the others have a thousand
petty wants and complaints which
must be cared for by a small embassy
tJnfL E-cL. however, must be grrrgr
Thursday, September 29, 1927
Iy” cared i -> i iiniT sini »»ii.v'wTji Hie
Impression that lie was the most Im
portant person who called that day.
The casual tourist who wishes mere
ly to return home and tell the folks
how he called upon the ambassador
somewhere In Europe Is not the only
pest who takes the embassy attaches
from work on long and tedious re
ports, for the crank, who enters the
embassy with his hat pulled down over
his eyes and a wise look on his face
nmv take hours before he Is gotten
This latter person usually demands
to see the ambassador immediately on
a "subject of great national Impor
tance.” Frequently he eonfldes to the
doorman that he Is “next to some Im
portant and astounding Information."
As Is the case with all others he sees
some secretary or attaché In the em-
bassy. Ills tale Is a long and tedious
one. His story Is usually so absurd
that it is seldom Investigated, while
Investigations of the Informant have
frequently shown him to be n maniac,
uiiil in u number of cases these per
sons have proven to he escaped con
«•Ifs who have become demented with
the constant fear of the police follow
Where They Get Information.
In some cases their “Information”
Is picked up in saloons and flavored
with sufficient Imagination to make the
story one which they feel the Amer
ican government would surely be in
One-of the worst fears of a foreign
embassy or legation Is for the petty
politician—the attorney general from
Podunk. or the state legislator from
some remote spot. Although his posi
tion muy he simili, or even muglmble
to a foreign dignitary he Inevitably
wants to be presented at the palace or
expects at least to lunch with the am
It has frequently been found that
this type of man actually prefers to
be slighted so that lie may leave the
embassy or legation with great gusto,
declaring that be will “write about It
to the President and secretary of
He frequently does und through the
aid of some congressman, who little
realizes the problems of those stationed
abroad, causes some unsuspecting sec
retary much troulile and frequently a
shift to another post.
; sold. Come and look them over a good variety of Peory roots, per-
Less than half price. E. J. Visnaw. renials, Reasonable prices. Mrs. W.
1003 Clatsop St. Vernonia Oregon. J. Gooding. Call in the forenoon.
West R. R.
WHY WALK in the rain when you FOR SALE Barred Rock Pullets,
can ride in the dry for $60 cash
at $15.00 a dozen. C. R. Watts.
buys 6 cyl. 5 passenger touring car Phone 884.
new top and paint, good running
order, full price for quick sale.
See Gilby Motor Company.
93* PIANO for sale—Fine used piano
neat here. If interested write
FOR SALE—Iris ten colors, 10c L. T. Davis, 760 Ainsworth Ave.,
each or $1. per dozen. Also Portland, Oregon.
Now is the best time of the year to fertilize your
lawns and plant the seed to enable it to get the
best start for next spring.
Use Long Burning Fuel
Place your orders early for
Coal and Bricquettes
bricquettes $16. per ton
Vernonia Trading Co.
!s there Anything New
Dtir'h" tl <• Pi:s: few ih.ys loll ter
pels ut Bi-lgl.t.ii. p>British south
const resort, bale yielded a remark-
able co'leeth’ii of lobsters, which have
ab:.ti<h>r>i‘d the com ent hituil dress of
their tribe- n dull shitey black. Their
taste for brighter garb has certainly
saved their lives, and they are now
living in attractive glass tanks at the
aquarium instead of providing one of
the necessary ingredients for a night-
Here is a record of the local lob
sters’ thirst for color as revealed by
the lobster pots:
Three Iliac lobsters; one sky blue
lobster; one deep cobalt lobster, and
one orange red lobster.
It is hardly necessary to add that
all these lobsters are "ladles.” The
mere “men" who have been caught
have been found to be carrying on
with the time-honored dull slatey
black. They have been eaten.
ASK AT REITHNER’S
The safe place to trade, where quality
is first and styles are authentic.
Ladies’ and Children’s
Wool and Silk Hose
Plain colors and fancy plaids
At $1.00 Per Pair
What country made the world
tafe for democracy?
For what long-eared animal is
the state of Missouri famous* This
is not a political question.
New Coats Arriving Every Day.
NEW PIECE GOODS
FOR SALE—About 200 pounds of
home grown Virginia tobaceo.
Saddle, Graphophone, Marlin rifle,
35-55, Draw knife, Scale beam.
Brace and bits, 1H in. Auger, tool
grinder, other necessities. Must be
for Ladies’ and
The Vernonia Cleaners
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We are now comfortably situated in a new location two doors from the
theatre and next door to the jeweler, on Bridge street
WE ARE READY TO GIVE QUICK
Call and Delivea
Suits tailored to measure, with three months free pressing servic«