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About Vernonia eagle. (Vernonia, Or.) 1922-1974 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 17, 1927)
Th ursd ay, N ovember 17, 1927,
for girls as for Loys.
The Girls Athletic Club and their
coach, Mrs. Brewer, went on a 4-
I mile hike out the St. Helens road,
Frances Lappe .... Junior Reporter
The trip was made in exactly
Charlotte Green........ Soph. Reporter i , one
hour, , ......
which is more than the
Larry Marshall Freshman Reporter speed necessary to win a point
----------------------------------------------------- The girls said it
was a hard trip
Legionnaires Address-------- i but th,ey no,w have four points each
News of Vernonia Schools
Catherine Hoffman ............. Editor Della Cline ...
Louise Simmons, ........ Asst. Editor Norman Green
Clarence Wardle ...................... Sports Ralph Peck ...
The Women’s Missionary society
of the Evangelical church will have
a supper and bazaar in the social
hall of the church Saturday, No
vember 26. The supper will be serv
ed from 5:30 to 7:80 p.m. The
menu is as follows: Roast pork
and dressing, sweet potatoes, mash
ed potatoes, salad, pie and coffee.
The bazaar will start at 10 a.m.,
nothing will sell for more than
improved in their physical ana men-
tai health, It was found in every Student Body
|towards 8 letter-E‘ T-
school that the girls who took part
The Girls Athletic asociation met
(By Ethel Tousley)
in athletics, whether basketball, ten
(By Ralph Peck)
Monday so that Helen Hieber, , the
M. E. Carkin and H. E. McGraw,
nis, swimming or
The seniors held a meeting Tues
president could appoint two com-
were stronger in nearly every way of the local American Legion post day and have decided to issue an
mittees, a letter committee and a
.addressed the student body Thurs- annual this year, ‘ provided the
than those who did not do so.
on the meaning of Armistice
of the school wants one. The
The members of the letter com
Mr. Carkin defined Armistice
is to have a small publication coni-
as the beginning of peace after posed mostly of pictures.
chairman, Allie Simmons, Phoebe mind and health of all who took
perils and hardships of the
Ward Gooding was honor stu-
part in it, other colleges took up „.„t
war. He said that no one dent from the senior class for the
The members of the point com
six weeks period, His name was
mittee are: Mildred Hawkins, cnair- schools. Now there is scarcely a how much Armistice day really
omitted from the list last week by
man, Ruth Carmicheal, Grace Con- college or a high school in the means or the full significance of
the many crosses marking the
There has been a great deal of
Ida Mae Hawkins was appointed
,graves of the boys who bravely illness in the
class and several
I girls to take part in.
reporter for the association.
gave their lives in the World war. members were absent during the
Many girls are expecting to re- j From the very first there have
“A person does not know what week.
port for the first basketball prac- I been people who say that girls a pal is until he has stood on the
should not participate in athletics front when the one standing next
tice Tuesday evening.
because it injures the health. All to him seems to be the only thing
doctors say that a human body he has left in the world,” stated
must have exercise in order to be Mr. Carkin.
(By Ellen Ek)
Girls athletics is a topic which well and have energy. Many girls,
The speaker also > said that the
has been discussed very much in1 especially those who live in cities, American Legion is trying to make
the last few years. Boys athletics,! have no means of getting exercise to make Armistice day
which has been taught almost since unless they get it in school. Nearly tional holiday.
the beginning of civilization, is all teachers agree that athletics im-
“Armistice Day, November 11,
taken almost as a matter of course' proves and quickens the minds of 1918, was a day of joy, when sus-
but girls athletics has been opposed the students, for in every kind of pense and worry were set aside
ever since the idea first originated, game they have to be alert and by the fact that the boys would
A SAVINGS ACCOUNT in
Girls colleges took up the question] on the watch. Having formed the soon return.
this strong bank is an accom
of girls athletics at "the last of the habit of being alert in the games | “The American patriots should
They started the students will naturally have honor and respect our flag,” he de-
plishment you may point to with pride, The minor sacrifices
girls basketball and tennis, experi-1 alert minds ready to grasp any i dared.
menting at first to see if the girls new idea.
I The speaker said that work with
necessary for its accomplishment are as
' the Legion and the Boy Scouts
pared to the advantages accruing through its ownership.
was a source of both pleasure and
; interest to him for the Legion’s
activities make democracy.
care of the sick and wounded vet
erans of the war, but it should
Scores of Pairs—For Men, Women and Children
; have a certain society to assist iij
Built in—Comfort, Wear and Style
this work. Of the 6.157 men who
were buried in France, about 500
That is the answer as to why our shoes give more
unknown soldiers were shipped home
wear per dollar of cost than most any other
j but this was an unnecessary hard-
; ship . to work on the parents
shoes you can buy. The value of our shoes is in-
, did not even know whether
built for greater shoe satisfaction. -
1 soldier was their boy or not
; the graves of these boys are
Most men like to be in Endicott-Johnson shoes
cared for in France.
Class with long wear at a low price
“In the World war we were
ed more closely to France than
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war. Some say France is “Bolshev- i
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now France is paying off her na
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I courteous hospitality than in France !
“When the war was over the
soldiers were given $60 on which (
to return to their homes and upon
reaching their homes the boys
from Oregon, who had served more !
than two years received $1 for each
day they had served in this country
and $1.25 for each day overseas.
“Through the efforts of the Le
gion the Johnston and Reed bill
was passed giving each war vet
eran, suffering from tuberculosis
a salary of $50 a month.
“The Legion also takes steps to
wards civic improvements for it j
has built a dance hall in this city
with the idea that the revenue de-'
rived from it should be used for
civic improvements. It has also
done some work towards the estab-1
lishment of the city park, and will
in the near future own and perare
an ambulance which will be used
The new Ford car will be one of the
to rush the sick and injured of
this city to a hospital in Portland
speediest, most alert cars on the road. You
and thus keep down suffering.”
He closed his address by invit
ing the school to use the Legion l
will be delighted with its low, smart lines
as an organization or as individual
members at any time.
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People really believe that ath
letics help boys. Why shouldn’t they
believe that athletics helps girls
too? Because it is quite a recent
idea the custom not having been
brought down from the Greeks and'
Romans, is no reason why it should
be injurious. This age has found ■
out many new things, and one of
them is that athletics is as good
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