Image provided by: University of Oregon Libraries; Eugene, OR
About Vernonia eagle. (Vernonia, Or.) 1922-1974 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 13, 1927)
Thursday, October 13, 1927.
û-ljr Umunna î agir
Issued every T!ursday
$2 per year in Advance.
MARK E. MOE, Editor
THE PROPHET OF 1492
m Likable note of despair and surrendei.
L' li time carel ss motorists are excoriat-
j(! accidents ai j enumerated, new extra •
y r . sures .ire conceived and di. •
j;i: xu ; r.d the usual lamentations and ex-
.•iamations of despair are in order.
The whole trouble seems to be that the
raf'fic problem has become the police-
,:.;.n’s bugaboo, causing his mind to be-
_•( .■ so fe\ red and flustrated as to fail
> motion clearly and rationally. In his
nma and blind confusion’ he matches
it anything and everything from new
av s to fanciful devices, like a drowning
man grasps the floating straw and the ina-
> ■ med an’ d bea's out its brains against
the barrier which separates it from free-
Of course modern traffic constitutes a
problem, but can not those charged with
t. solution realize that it is one of those
problems which will eventually solve ic-
lef through the education of the public?
n the strictest sense no accident is un
avoidable, but the phenomenal growth of
he automobile. Time will bring cooptra-
tion and understanding between police,
>. o< trains and motorists and when it
does the traffic problem will have been
Christopher Columbus set out to prove
that the world was round. The practical
lesult of his voyage of discovery was to
be a shorter route to the riches of India.
Incidentally he bumped against the shores
of an unknown continent and discovered
America which had likewise been discov
ered some 500 years previous by the
We honor the name of Columbus not
merely bee; use he proved his contention
that the world was round, but becau e
Columbus was undoubtedly one of the
greatest men of his era.
A voyage of adventure in the year 1000
is not quite the same thing as a voyage of
discovery in the year 1-192.
L your buying and your paying now—
proved he was right in the face of tre ’nd
it in Vernonia. When you pay a
mendous opposition, stupendous reversals i.-bt do
you will see some of the money
and unsparing ridicule, lie displayed that! ■gain
some form; when you
which is rare in any age or man, namely, ! lake purchases
you will see some of
resolute purpose and a skilful control of| he money again here
time. When yo.u
opportunity. No other navigator of his ; y a debt or make a purchase
time had hi daring vision and his courage Movement to the city’s life blood you
to hold to it.
Columbus gets the prize of world ac help yourself.
• money circulation increases business
claim becau he dared to do wliat others
br’-’i employment increases. Let’s
only dared to think. He was a dreamer and
and make Vernonia hum with
a man of a .»non, He set sail with a super
1~ your share;
stitious, mutineering crew. He was not
lucky. His triumph was not a matter of lon’t worry about the man next to you.
chance. -He was a man of one idea, that Maybe he is waiting to see what you will
the earth was round and by sailing west do.
one could reach the east.
This revolutionary idea made him en One of the causes of trouble in the
emies everywhere. His rivals took his ..orld is that most, persons try to live up
charts and secretly tried out his theories, co their dispositions.
but lost their nerve and came back to
scoff at him. Columbus was ten years in It is too much to expect that a man will
finding somebody to gamble on his register enthusiasm afer having had ex
dreams. He was as real a scientist as that perience with a dull thud.
age produced. He was a prophet who earn
A normal conscience is one that has suf-
ed the prophet’s usual reward of kicks
tact to keep its mouth shut until
and bruises. He found a world. He gave
after you take the profit.
that world its greatest motto:
“On! Sail on!”
Men are creatures who cut down great
to make for a city, and then plant
CALM LIFE THE HAPPY LIFE
little saplings to beautify it.
Are you a victim of moods?
you rn... experience
blue 1 Mondays,
de One i . asm there is not more respee*
1 __ .
- . 1 1
TIT . 1..
Wednesdays, .’or law is that there are so many laws
enthusiastic Thursdays, weary Fridays av-1 .here is not enough respect to go around.
impatient Saturdays, not to speak of ex
The honeymoon is over when he begins
hausted Sundays? If you do younre wa
ing your vitality, muddling your work and io borrow from her household money to
complete the payments on the engagement
wrecking your happiness.
Perhaps every one of us is more or less ring.
given to fibs of exaggerated, uncontrolled
emotions. 1 specially this may be true oi The mother with ambition to have her
those who > employment exacts nervous on become president must be disappoint-
drain. When Obese periods of depression, d when he proves to have only enough
or anger, or egoti an become frequent the ambition to become a truck driver,
unfortunate victim is styled, in the com tates for a woman.
mon parlance, temperamental. And to be
thought temperamental is to be thought a
you won’t lose it.
bit “cnee'’.” or unbalanced, which is per
haps the truth.
iet there is none of us that cannot if I1‘ there were only four autos twenty’
he will, control hi> emotional processes five years ago where did the taxi com-
and conquer his moods. Subduing the panics get theirs?
moods is not merely a matter ot exercising
valiant will-power, though that has its When a man loses anything else, he
for it. But when he loses his
place. It is for many of us a matter of ■ .Ivert
I. he . ips adv<Hiring.
exercise and fresh air, good food r gul;1”-
ly eaten, good banks regularly read, tem
Anthrax g rms lurk in shaving brushes.
perance in most things, and abstinence in
some. Sensible living strengthens t h e And the Lightning Rod Manufacturers’
power of self-control and simplifies the issociation wains that there is peril in
.m ing during a storm. Is this propadan-
If Mondays are usually blue, try a new ia to bring beards back into fashion?
regime next Sunday. Arise e- ly, eat reg
ularly but not too pmch. find mental arni
Fho freedom men really desire is free-
spiritual poise at yov.r church service or io’n from the mediocrity that keeps them
from a good book or. better, from both. rom getting a million.
Walk out to the fresh air. Above all do
not exhaust yourself in a wild search f r
Whether Methuselah actually reached '
recreation. Sensible Sundays make bright the age of 968 veal’s, it seems not to be
disputed that he is lead now.
“Moods” are natures «’anger signals.
A new continent is being formed in the
NO MAGIC SOLUTION
nt ts say. It's a little
i.iy to plan an excursion, however. as
In every village lareo enough to boast it will n< t be visible for 1,500 years.
a crossroads and in all communities of
more or less metronolitian proportions one
A homely face is the best chaperon.
is subjected to refrain, in the tempo of
th«* dirge, about reckless drivers, traffic
You’ve got to look sharp to cut much:
congestion, mangled nedestrains. and jay ice.
walkers. Everyday brings forth a new wail Two can live cheaper than one, but not
from some police official sounding an un- as fast
' h: s for a background the adven- bridge across I’arrott Creek here,
ti re» of a beautiful Engl h girl
o the African veldt, ^ld ey 01-, bji|d J50>000 gawmnj to cut 40,-
I c tt directed._____________________I 0J0 feet a day.
A light, exhilarating story of - ~
Stale game commission establish
NOTICE OF CALL OF BONDS es trout ponds at Maupin.
y ing married life is “Silk Stock-
ir.;s,” the Universal Jewel star
Notice is hereby given te the
Washington County has 40 miles
ring Laura La Plante which will holders of the following bonds of
open at the Majestic theatre on the City of Vernonia, Columbia paved road;. 525 miles macadam,
and no bond debt.
S-nday. John Harron plays op- County Oregon;
posito the golden
LaGrande—Oiling resumed on
Bond No. 2 of Improvement dis
while the supporting cast includes trict No. 3, dated May 1 192C, Old Oregon Trail.
On Harlan, William Austin, Tempe ssid bond being in denomlnat'cn
State will use snowplows to
P ;ot, Marcella Daly, Ruth Cher- o .'’500.; Bond No. 1 of Improve
ro gton, Ileinie Conklin and Burr ment district No. 10 dated May 1, keep McKenzie pass open as much
McIntosh. Wesley Ruggles directed. 1326, said bond being in denomina of winter as possible.
tion of $119.G5; Bonds No. 1 and
"The Cruise of the Jasper/B”
W. O. W. Vernonia camp No. 655
Two of filmdom’s best known 2 of General Obligation Bonds
comedians are supporting Rod La dated May 1. 1926, said bondi meets every Monday night at sevcL,
Rocque in his new DeMille starr- ( being in denomination of $500.00 th : ty nt ti e Grange Hall. Visiting
ing picture. “The Cruise of the 1 each. All of the above bond* being members welcome.
I redeemable at the option of said
J. sper B,” which will be shown aty.
ROBERT LINDSEY, C. C.
Nov. 1 1927. That pur
ti e Majestic theatre next Monday. Jcl " r on
C. G. DU.STF.N CLERK.
They are Jack Ackroyd and Snitz
Vernonia Lodge, No. 184 A.
F ¡wards. Ackroyd appeared in will be redeemed within 30 days
support of Syd Chaplin in “The from the date of this notice, to-
& A. M., meets at Grange
E tier ’Ole,” while Edwards’ most wit: On the First day of November
Hall every Second and
r< . ent comedy role was in support
Fourth Thursday nights.
o Leatrice Joy in “The Clinging fiscal agency of Oregon in New
| York City, to-wit: The National
“The Last Outlaw”
In case the holders of said bonds
Arresting the brother of
the fail to present same at the time
g i'l he loves is the difficult task a.id place mentioned herein for
f. -ed by Gary Cooper in “The the redemption thereof, then the
I. O.O.F.—Vernonia Lodge No.
L st Outlaw” his second Paramount interest thereon shall cease and 2.3 meets every Tuesday .light
st irring picture which
be t io agency aforesaid will thereaf at 8 o’clock, in Grange hall. Vis
s' own at the
Majestic theatre, ter pay only the amount of such itors always welcome.
T lesday and
Betty bond and the interest accrued 3r.l egree and eats Tuesday night.
J wel plays the gill “The Last Out- the eon up to the said first day
?i. E. Graven, N. G.
lr w” and Jack Luden, her brother. of November 1927.
John Galssmer, Sec.
B lly Butts has an important role,
Dated at Vernonia, Oregon, on
a.'d Cooper, of course, rides Flash this 1st day of October, 1927.
AM UCAN LEGION AUXILIARY
the Wonder Horse.
J. C. Lindley, Treas.
fleet* first and third Mon-
City of Vernonia, Ore. t
? days of each month at
Norman Kerry and Claire Wind-
the Legion Hall.
sor are the stars in “The Claw,” a
Universal-Jewel to be shown at
the Majestic theatre Thursday and
Wheeler—New Soapstone bridge
F day. The story is from the pro-
.119, American Le»
11 ' c pen of Cynthia Stockley and on Seaside road to cost $19.7*0.
New Era—State will build wider
. . and fourth Tues-
ï Ç -?
days each month, 8
II. E. Me.
Did Earle get 47 lew customers
Do his old and new customers
boost for him?
He tries faithfully to do better work than the
fellow who is only working for small wages.
When you are not satisfied for any reason, Earle
owns the place and is anxious to have you
E. O. Harper
Chapter 153, O. E. S.
cation first and
All visiting sisters
and brothers wel
Bessie Tapp, W. M.
Ln 'ii McGraw, Secretary'.
Rebekah Lodge No. 243
No. 243, I.O.O.F., meets every see-
<’id and fourth Thursdays ea
Gran ;e hall, Vernonia. Visitors al
Mrs. Viola Treharne, N.G.
Mrs. Hazel Thompson, See.
J. MASON DILLARD
to Carkin Cleaning Works
Here Every Wednesday
DR. ELLA WIGHT
DR. C. J. WIGHT
Rheumatism, Neuritis, Stomach,
Liver .and Intestinal Troubles
DR. W. H. HURLEY
DENTISTRY AND X-RAY
Evenings by Appointment
Office over Brown Furniture Store.
M. D. COLE
MARK EVERY GRAVE
Memorials in Granite and Marble
At Reduced Prices
WRltE FOR PARTICULARS
MRS. M. N. LEWIS & CO.
Fourth and MAin St.
PORTLAND - VERNONIA
Phone MAin 348
Auto Freight Terminal
E. Water and Yamhill Streets
Office No. 11
DELIVER TO YOUR DOOR