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VERNONIA. OREGON, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1927.
Good Weather ^Aids
VOLUME 6, NO. 14.
C. S. Rich Home Damaged
Nearly All Local
By Fire Thursday Morning
Fire which was thought to have
Business Houses Will started
from an overheated stove
caused considerable damage to the
Glose Afmislice Day nue
home of C. S. Rich on First ave Towns Attractive
at 10:30 Thursday morning.
j Portland, Nov. 10. (Special) —
l Good weather has been ■ a contribut
ing factor in holding the employ
ment volume of the Pacific north
west at a high level during the
Mr. Rich, whose wife was not in
past month, according to the 4L
With the desire expressed by town at the time, had gone to
monthly employment review pub All Men and Youth in Vernonia
Ban many local merchants to observe town
after breakfast, leaving
lished here today. The seasonal in
the signing of the armistice nine fire in the kitchen range.
quet For Fraternal Evening.
flux to west coast employment
years ago, which ended hostilities
Mrs. C. W. Reithner, whose •
centers of large numbers of men
Plans have been completed for of the World war, it is expect home is next door, observed the
from the north and east of the
smoke pouring from the building j
Cascades has started and at no Vernonia’s first father and son
time since last winter have there banquet, which will be held in will be open for business November and turned in the alarm. Firemen
who arrived on the scene ahead,
been so many transients unem I the social hall of the Evangelical 11, Armistice day.
church at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday,
The American Legion has not of the fire truck secured two gar-|
November 16. The banquet • is be
The 4L review states that Pacific ing planned by the Boy Scout com insisted that local firms close this den hoses and were instrumental j Ma. and Mrs. L. C. Boeck Note
Membership Gains Nearly 50 Per
year inasmuch as opinions express- in checking the flames before they
Products of Country Through
Cent Since November 1926
mittee of Vernonia, who have in
operations are being slowed down vited Mr. Oberteuffer, Boy Scout ed more than two weeks ago show- had gained much headway. The
Which They Passed
Meeting; Now 337.
for the season, hence newcomers executive of Portland, to give the
cannot secure jobs as crews are principal address.
Valley Springs, Calif., Nov. 2—
(By Lillian Daniels, Columbia
three-weeks pay day at the local smoke and water, and some fur
already well filled with resident
(To the Editor)—A number of
County Pomona Secretary.)
Vernonia people asked me to write
Columbia County Pomona Grange
inity are cordially invited to attend
But while it was the custom a were burned.
Employment in the pine districts
and tell them about this country
held their 98th session at Vernonia
few years ago in Vernonia for
and as it takes so much time to
Saturday with Vernonia Grange east of the Cascades, where several Hieber, chairman of the Boy Scout many employes to leave town on Izaak Walton League Is
Master sawmills and many logging camps committee, but men not having any holiday and spend their money
305 as hostess. Worthy
Receiving Generous Re write to each one, I’ve decided to
the people a brief idea of
Warren Young opened Grange at have already closed for the season, sons to bring are asked to find elsewhere, conditions are believed
sponse to Help Aid Ducks give
the country through the Eagle if
11 a.m., and although it was a is gradually falling off.
boys whose fathers will be unable to be greatly changed now with a
General construction work, high to accompany them.
Chicago, Nov. 10—Conservation
long drive for many of the patrons,
much greater percentage of fam leader- throughout the West have you will kirtdly allow me the space.
there was a very good attendance. way con tracts, railroad mainten-
We left Portland October 15 in
Officers were all present except ance, agricultural pursuits are be are planned for the evening. The it is also pointed out that Port responded enthusiastically to the our Overland car with a trailer
ing brought to a close or
announcement of the Izaak Walton
American Legion Auxiliary has land business houses will be closed League that it will wage war to heavily loaded, and had no car
ering off for the season,
Reports from all officers of
charge of the supper, and a nomin Friday as will those of adjacent save the ducks of the inter-moun trouble on the trip and only one
Some industrial plants and shops al sum per plate will be assessed towns.
Pomona show great interest in
tain region from the alkali poison-
now on a part-time basis with to defray expenses.
their work and a desire to do their'
We were warmly clothed the day
Tuesday ;ng that has been taking a toll
best in the coming year. Those | ; employment conditions only a lit-
night, the Legion therefore revers- of millions of ducks annually, ac- we started as the weather was cool;
Best Methods Reduce
having 100 per cent record in pt-1
ed its former action and recom- cording to advice from the Nation- but as we came further south the
tendance this year are the master,] I November as compared with the
that all stores close in! al Headquarters of the league to weather grew warmer, so we chang-
overseer, lecturer, chaplain, treas 1 past three years.
ed to summer clothing.
observance of this fondest memory day.
urer, secretary, Pomona, Flora, lady
At Red Bluff, Calif., the ther-
Network of Air Ports
assistant and gatekeeper.
this proposition here in Montana,” mometer registered 98 degrees. I
to improper management, and can ceased.
Reports from all subordinate
be eliminated by proper car’, says
It is the plan of all the Verno- said Thomas N. Marlowe, chairman will not describe the Willamette
Granges were sent in, except from
Establishment of emergency land IL A. Scullen, bee culturist at the nia barber shops to remain open of the game and fish commission valley as most Vernonia folks have
Beaver Homes Grange. All show ing fields every thirty miles along Oregon experiment station.
all day Armistice day to accommo of that state,” and not only do been in the valley.
very good condition and interest the northwestern air, mail routes
There is an abundance of tim-
The successful beekeeper sees date the large crowd that will at we want to lend our moral sup
ing meetings. Yankton Grange leads is the objective of H. W. Lucas
that the colonies are headed by a tend the American Legion dance port, but we want to get in and ber south of Cottage Grove and
in membership, having 134 enroll and E. L. Curtis, representatives
do some of the real work. I am three sawmills in the town. Near-
I reasonably young Italian queen, in the evening.
ed, «Vinemu next with 104 and of the airways division of the Unit have plenty of stores of honey
sure we can get all of our mem | ing Roseburg there are many hills
Beaver Valley third with 77 mem-' ed States department of commerce, and plenty of brood-rearing rooms “Follow The Leader”
bers in congress behind such a covered with rose bushes and scrub
bers. Warren Grange has made the' who are spending two months mak I during late August and September. c
w • •
' proposition. >»
“The s sportsmen of America oak. In flats and on sloping hill-
largest gain for the year of 34 ing an exhaustive survey of this He checks all colonies for winter Ocive fc^nerfify
sides are corn patches, also or-
members and Beaver Valley second! district. Completion of this project stores during October and if stores
There are many ways to avoid | should have the support of all of chards of apple and some pear
will benefit particularly the two [ are not sufficient, the colony is fatigue on the touring trip when ’ its chapters and of sportsmen gen- trees. South of Roseburg the soil
with a gain of 18.
Pomona Grange had at the Nov companies, the Pacific Air Trans ! fed honey, which is free from di- long hours are spent behind the erally, and especially of sports- looks rich and there are patches
wheel of the motor car, but one I men throughout the west,” said D. of different kinds of melons.
ember meeting 235 members, this port and the Varney Air Lines, | sease, or sugar syrup.
of the most effective is a form of [ H. Madsen, commissioner of Game
year 33 Z, making a gain of 102.1 serving the Pacific northwest states,
North of Grants Pass the coun
the old game, “Fololw the leader,” and Fish of Utah.
»The two new juvenile Granges of-1 says air mail officials.
try is very rough with vegetation
1 that it pays to give the bees some I according to Geo. O. Brandenburg
Fifteen miles will be the dis j form of protection through the i
ganized this year are Yankton with
growing more dense. At one place
a membership of 51, and Cedar tance between fields in the moun i winter. Whenever the temperature secretary of the Oregon State Mo Game and Fish Warden of New I noticed fir, pine, cedar, oak,
Grove, 26. Beaver Valley has 26 tainous districts of southern Ore I drops to 57 degrees Fahrenheit tor association. More and more Mexico, things will happen when maple, alder, mountain laurel (the
tourists are learning the advantages the Izaak Walton League gets in
enrolled and Vernonia, although gon, it is said. These fields , will
. 1 within the hives bees start to pro of this method of touring driving I to action. He said: “It is gratify kind which sheds its bark), Indian
not meeting regularly, has 35 mem be served by reident
1 duce heat to hold the temperature and are finding it an excellent en- ’ ing to know that the League is arrow, and greasewood trees, also
anrf the colder .
selected from those people Hvmg | above
some of which I do not know the
ergy conserver, Mr. Brandenburg swinging its tremendous weight in name. After leaving Grants Pass
Sister Armstrong reported on the near the field.
and food declares.
The survey also
the valley gradually widens.
rest room at the county fair
of 7,500,000 i ; are used by the bees.
“Picking the right leader to fol ducks. It has been my observation
grounds, telling of the convenience for the installation
Melons, squashes, pumpkins and
that things usually begin to hap
lights on each
and how much it is appreciated by candle-power beacon of the fields protection in Oregon are to wrap low at first may seem to be some pen when the league rolls up its tomatoes are grown, also apple,
thing of a task, but trailing a car
pear, and some prune orchards.
the people attending the fair.
with border lights, and the placing i the bees with tarred paper en for a mile or so will enable one sleeves and begins to look for the Dairying is also a principal in
Miss Case of the Oregon Agri of intermediate beacons of lesser closing a layer of 2 or 3 inches to determine whether its driver is best place to hit.”
cultural college was a visiting Gran-j candle-power. These innovations will of planer shavings, or to use a one the type that can be expected to
It was particularly emphaized by dustry. All through southern Ore
ger and after dinner gave us an make possible the night-flying of or two-colony packing case with travel at a fair pace and at the Fred H. Doeliner, general mana gon sheep raising is carried on
planer shavings, The packing case
interesting talk on health and dif-: mail along the lines affected.
ger of the Walton League, in a quite extensively, b I bo the raising
ferent values of food, brother Kel- j Lt. Noel B. Evans, P.A.T. pilot, has an advantage that bees may same time exercise the proper pre communication directed to sports of turkeys.
cautions,” says Mr. Brandenburg.
After leaving Ashland we start
ly, our Grange insurance secretary, | is cooperating with the government be examined in early spring and “The advantages of following an men throughout the West, that it
was also a welcome visitor and men,
flying them over the country it is less expensive over a period other car are obivious. For in is imperative that the League re ed to climb the Siskiyou mountains
a gradual up-grade of 18 miles.
gave the patrons an interesting talk surveyjng an(j maxing test landings of years.
stance, one does not have to pay ceive suggestions as to procedure
Special care is exercised at this the close attention to warning signs from every sportsman or conserva At the summit is a fire lookout
I on the sites of proposed landing
time of the year to see that col- that otherwise is required.
tionist interested in the fight station, with a camp ground ad
The worthy master appointed at j fields,
this meeting the various committees |
“One can slow down or speed which is st*, ting. "We must have jacent to it. The scenery is very
Dayton—C. A. Rockhill raises robbed out. Such colonies are kill- up as the other car does. The man the ideas of all,” said Mr. Doeliner, beautiful and one can see for
to help with the arrangements for
ed and the refuse burned or buri- ahead, if he is a good driver, will "in order that our course may miles in every direction. On the
; the state Grange session tn June'flax worth $161 an acre.
1928, as follows: Plans for e'xcur-’
temper his rate of travel to road be laid on a firm foundation. Those southern slope of the mountains
sion, A. H. Tarbeli, Edwin Ross,
conditions. At sharp curves or steep of us who are mapping this cam the vegetation is more sparse.
Will Ask Presidential
After driving through dry hilly
C. Watson; arrangements, J. C. | tion that now
| descents, his method of driving paign earnestly solicit any work,
Skean, F. Anliker and Lillian Dan I The worthy master replied to i Aspirants For Views On I generally will serve as a good any suggestion, any idea, that the country for several miles we came
Prohibition Enforcement guide.
iW sportsmen of the west will give. to the Shasta valley, a very pros-
iels; reception, G. Nelson, Mary j Rev. Plumer’s address
Every humanitarian as well as perous looking dairy country, with
Giese, H. Kellar; music for the
and thanking him for the use of I A nation-wide movement for a state, it is an excellent idea to sportsmen should be unable to mostly Holstein dairy herds, and
fifth degree, Mary Giese.
the church for dinner and supper “showdown” on the question of
vue license, rest until he has written his ideas many large stacks of alfalfa hay.
Pomona Grange goes on record and the warm welcome we had enforcing the prohibition law in follow a car bearing the
such a to '•’“e Izaak Walton Headquarters In the southern end of the valley
plates of that state. In
as indorsing O. G. Weed from the received.
Lake Shore Drive, Chicago. are many herds of horses and
Nehalem Valley, as a member of
Brother ember and will reach from coast to be familiar with his roads. In | 1 We want—we must have—great Hereford cattle.
the county fair board, to take
on the to coast.
The Shasta river is a swift
place of Brother Lovelace, whose Burns had a discussion
Leading politicians of both part- addition, his knowledge of the traf-j and ingtant response.
stream which resembles the Mc-
térm expires in January, 1928.
ies, including presidential aspirants fic regulations, both state and lo- O. A. C. Glee Club Will
was given by Morris Graves and
Kenzie river. We saw a number
cal, should be better than the
Broadcast Tuesday Night of fishermen along the river, also
The worthy master also appoint Jack Christenson. Mrs. Maud Mills are to be asked to plainly state visitor’s.
ed a home economics committee of gave a recitation.
“There are many advantages t°l O. A. C., Corvallis, November 7. sdme desefted prospectors’ cabins.
enforcing of the 18th amendment,
Pomona Grange to work with the
O. G. Weed spoke a few words and any effort to dodge the ques be gained from following the right A special concert by the college
We drove in sight of Mount
similar committees of subordinate on the benefit of the county fair
. kind of a leader.”
glee club has been scheduled as a Shasta for many miles and camp
Granges. Pearl Becker will help and his belief that it is a great
radio feature from KOAC Tuesday ed a few miles from the base of
This is sponsored by the national
Chamber Meet* Today,
Warren, Yankton, Deer Island and aid to the farmers and gave his committee for law enforcement of
evening November 15 at 8:20. it. After leaving the Shasta valley
Armstrong; Narcissus Parcher
i edge that if appointed to live the W. C. T. U., which has nine
Paul Petri, head of the conserva there is more mountainous country
help BeUver Homes, Fern
up to the standard that Brother affiliated organizations of women
tory of music and glee club coach, and considerable small timber.
Beaver Valley, Clatskanie and Lovelace has carried on for so with a memberschip of 10,000,000.
At Weed, Calif., the Long-Bell
of the Horseshoe cafe. Plans for has filled the vacancies from new
Cedar Greve; Lora Hopkins will many years.
“The women of this country the entertainment of a number ot material and annuonces that the Lumber company has a large mill.
Recitation by Mrs. Schwab of realize that there is an effort on
help Winema, Natal and Vernon-
group will be as strong as last We were told by local residents
Winema; song by Ross Daniels; re- the part of the politician leaders distinguished visitors from Portland year. This concert will mark their that the winters
Pomona Grange also goes on re- citation by Mr. Mills; recitation by of the country to dodge the pro to the Clatsop beaches, will be dis first apeparance of the season. A J After reaching Redding, Calif., the
cord as opposing the raising of the Mrs. Becker. Our worthy lecturer hibition enforcement issue,” said cussed.
new radio feature added on Tues- land lays comparatively level, and
dues to the state Grange; also as is to be congratulated on always Mrs. Samuel Bens, chairman of
day nights at 8 o’clock is by E. T. the road is straight in places, fur-
favoring the re-appointment of having a good program and her the New York women’s committee Armistice Day Banquet at 6 P.M. Reed, college editor and noted poet, ther than one can see.
George Nelson as county agent; efforts are surely appreciated by for law enforcement, “and we are
The annual banquet for the Am- who will read Oregon verse from
In the Sacramento valley are
and that all patrons give their sup Pomona patrons.
determined to force them to state erican Legion, Auxiliary, Women’s his latest volume, “The Open many beautiful homes and a few
port and aid to the county agent
their attitude on the question of
on the tumble-down order. There
and their families will be held in
in his efforts to standardize and for a class of eight. A rising vote enforcement.”
are many groves of orange and
C.-E. Society Give» Social.
of thanks was given to Vernonia
the Evangelical social hall at 6
secure pure seed.
lemon trees, also olives, almonds
Small House Burns.
Grange for their gracious hospi
p.m. on Armistice day, November
The lecturer hour was very in-
Dy the Evangelical Christian En- and some walnut trees. Red Bluff
teresting and was opened with the
leavor society was attended by 50 is the home of the Alberta peach.
Davenport was destroyed by fire
flag salute led by Mary Giese, fol- so pleasant in announced that The
and friends. The even
There are many prune, pear and
lowed by a song by a group of worthy master
The Masonic lodge of St. He’ens ing was spent in playing old time fig orchards, but I haven’t noticed
Winema patrons; a short address
Beside the furnishings, a quanti has invited all the Masons of Co- games. Thirteen new members were many apple orchards, Most of the
February 4, 1928.
by Rev. G. W. Plumer of Ver- Beaver Valley was closed in due ty of wood in a shed in the rear lumbia county to atte
inrolled. The next social will be farmers plant melons between the
nonia. who welcomed all the Gran
was also lost. The building was meeting there the evening of No- ■eld the first Friday in December trees and some plant beans. East
gers to Vernonia, and spoke of the
south of the railroad tracks be- •/ember 19. The Clatskanie lodge and will be a "Turkey in the Straw" of Red Bluff can be seen Mount
* work done by the Grange and the ail -«pent a very pleasant day with 1 tween Second and Third street.
Please turn to page 3
will put on the M.M. degree.
need of the farmers for help and Vernonia.
Have Pleasant Drive To Valley
Next Meeting February 4
Find Much Warmer Climate