Th ursd ay, N ovember 17, 1927, THE VERNONIA EAGLE I TIMBER FIVE for girls as for Loys. Girls Hike Four Miles Last Thursday November 10, 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 ... Administration ......... Literary Senior Reporter 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 $1.00.—adv. 152* 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 SENIOR NEWS 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 other games, 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. point committee. on the meaning of Armistice of the school wants one. The After a few colleges had proved d The members of the letter com Mr. Carkin defined Armistice is to have a small publication coni- that girls athletics improved the ' mittee are: Elizabeth Campbell, 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 Greenman. great v,_.. war. He said that no one dent from the senior class for the the practice and then the 1 high . but an ex-service man could realize 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 mistake. which does not pro United States dit. the many crosses marking the There has been a great deal of forms of athletics for vide different 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 Girls Athletics 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 an interna- < 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 ninteenth century. 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 nothing coni- 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. “The government would take 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 SPECIALS FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY ever before. France had helped us in wars so we helped her in this Endicott-Johnson SLses war. Some say France is “Bolshev- i 14-16 inch top ............. ick” but this is not true for even now France is paying off her na Wolverine Jhoeo, all leather, top tional debt to the United States, I Galoshe- for ladies > and no where with more clean and ; Special this week only ............... -............ 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 I as an organization or as individual members at any time. Girls Basketball Practice Starts Gilby Motor Co OAKLAND, PONTIAC, C 4EVROLET, STUDE BAKER Goodyear Tires SHOES BANK OF VERNONIA Camel $5.50 keeps right on delivering enjoyment * •&O M. MURRAY & COMPANY Camel holds the leader ship because it delivers complete smoking plea* sure—that’s Camel’s platform Wait For the New Fore If all cigarettes were as good as Camel you wouldn’t hear anything about special treat ments to make cigarettes good for the throat. 'Nothing takes the place of choice tobaccos. and beautiful colors. Crawford Motor Co 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. 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