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About Vernonia eagle. (Vernonia, Or.) 1922-1974 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 1, 1927)
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Postoffice as Second-Class Matter.
VERNONIA, OREGON, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 1927.
“Flying Ape Newspaper
Will Be Out Saturday
Many Plan to Attend
Chamber of Commerce
Road Meeting Monday
VOLUME 6, NUMBER 17.
Vernonia Stage Line
Secures Portland Run
“The Flying Ape,” the newspaper
H. H. Hixson, manager of the
being issued by
Vernonia Stage Line, is announc
American Legion, will be ready for
ing in this week’s issue of the
Eagle his new stage schedule, which!
circulation on Saturday, according
includes through service to Port-|
to Lee Schwab, editor of the pub
lication. Material for the contents
land^ via either Houlton or Forest in
has already been assimilated and Women’s Relief Corps Will Serve Veterans Who
Chicken Pie Dinner; Lunch at
Filing of Application Have But
is in the hands of the printers.
Promptly upon receipt of author-!
12:30 in Grange Hall, Vernonia.
ization from the public service com
It will be a six-page newspaper,
identical in size to the Eagle, and ' According to responses to invi-
Warning that World war vet mission of Oregon, the new run in
will be replete with Legion and tations sent out by Lester Sheeley, erans stand to lose all rights to to Portland was begun Friday of
Auxiliary news, information about secretary of the ! Chamber of Com- ! the federal adjusted compensation last week, with a depot establish
I the approaching “Flying Ape” car merce, to state highway officials, "bonus” unless they act before ed in Portland at Park and Burn-:
nival, and plentifully supplied with Portland and state
Chamber of January 1, was voiced by Colonel side streets.
advertisements by local merchants. Commerce officials, and Portland, J. P. O’Neil, in announcing the
Petitions were circulated in Ver- j
Christmas Cards May
Mailed Photographs of prominent legion- Astoria and Seaside business men, opening of an information centre nonia several months ago which; More Than 1000 Students Enroll-
l naires will be a feature of the there will be a large number of at the U. S. army recruiting of were signed by local citizens ask
Early For Timely Delivery,
ed in High Schools in Col
news section. Judson Weed and guests present at the luncheon fices, 209 Kraemer building, second ing for the through service to
According to Poster.
Mrs. Sarah A. Spencer will also planned for Monday, December 5, j and Washington streets, Portland, Portland. Shortly thereafter a hear
be given space in the publication.
I Oregon to aid veterans in filing
Postmaster Emil Mesing has re
According to the teachers’ month-
service commission in an effort to
In the interest of boosting the
This meeting is called to develop applications.
cently received instructions regard
report filed with the county
ing the preparation for Christmas I coming carnival, on December 8, enthusiasm for the proposed new
More than 500,000
ex-service determine the feasibility of the school superintendent October 28,
mailing, to encourage early shop ! 9, and 10, the Legion plans a bal short route from Portland to the ’ men throughout the country, with, proposed change.
there were six elementary schools
The schedule is as follows: Via 1 in Columbia county with an enroll-
ping and early mailing of all ma lyhoo stunt for Saturday night at Clatsop beaches, via Vernonia. A claims aggregating posibly half a'
Helens, leave Vernonia 7:10 1'mont of more t*-an 100 pupils.
suggested route is the develop ' billion dollars, have failed to ap-
terial that will bo handled by the
us-, a-m- ■ > 11:10 a'm- 5:50 p.m. con-
post office, in order to give the | wil rival in thrills any past per-1 ment of most of the shortest roads ; ply, the war department has
St. Helens grade schools lead
nection. Leave Portland at 7:30
best possible service to the. public. I formance of this organization. They now existing between Vernonia and | formed Colonel
i with 744 pupils enrolled. Vernonia
i promise that by that time
the Portland by way of Buxton and I group of 40,000
have * udi .,
The poster points out that the
second with 512;
I “Flying Ape” will be present at Banks, and to cut across from the neglected to
applications' P-m-. Sunday only, 6:10 p.m. con-
public should shop early and mail
Clatskanie, 315; Scappoose, 162;
I the theatre, immediately after the Rock creek road to Jewell, and sent ihein for correction. To date! necl*on’ ? P-m. Sunday only,
early. The request is made that all
• Quincy, 113. The other schools have
i first show, and will pick out the thence direct to the coast, effect over 3,100,000 applications have
On the Forest Grove connection, | less than 100 pupils.
mailing be done at least 10 days
most attractive lady in the house, ing a saving in distance over the been received at Washington.
j leave Vernonia at 8 a.m., 3 p.m.,
before Christmas, according to the
The smallest school in the county
who will be the recipient of a S5 present road from Portland to
distance. This will not only make
Local veterans or relatives of 5:40 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. i is Sauvies Island which has four
it certain that they are received
deceased soldiers who visit the in-
| pupils. Rock .Creek and Deep Creek,
The movement has already gain formation centre will be given ev- cept Sunday, 5:15 p.m. except Sun- near Vernonia, each have five.
on or before Christmas day, but
ed much favor, especially from ery assistance in completing their day, 1 p.m. Sunday only.
will be a great aid to the postal
There are 3700 children enrolled
Way During Emergencies business men of Portland, who be applications and interpreting the
service and to postal employes and
in the county. First grade, 565;
enable them to spend Christmas day
regulations governing their cases.
second grade, 512; third grade,
One of the most careless, incon
Shown in Oakland-
be increased perceptibly, and by Blanks, addressed envelopes, and
with their families.
■135; fourth grade, 436; fifth grade,
siderate, and dangerous types of
Pontiac October Sales 159; sixth grade 419; seventh
Patrons sending a quantity of. motorist is the man or woman who | having two routes, the congestion detailed instructions will be avail
Christmas cards, say 10 or more,: fails to yield immediate and full .
Pontiac, Mich., Nov. 29. Record grade, 429; eighth grade, 445.
an operator in attendance have
should prepare and mail them two j right-of-way to vehicles of the i be greatly decreased.
Of the high schools in the coun
October sales of 15,674
or three weeks in advance, as mil-i police and fire departments and to
Oakland and Pontiac sixes, 61.6 per ty, Rainier union high leads with
lions are mailed and they can not ' those of the hospital. This point Ted Brown and Harry
According to Colonel O’Neil, any
cent greater than during October I an enrollment of 263. St. Helens
possibly be handled and delivered is made by Geo. O. Brandenburg,
honorably discharged veteran who
Kuehne Will Wrestle
of 1926, are reported by W. R. j high school is second I with 258.
if mailed only two or three or four Secretary of the Oregon State Mo
served in the army, navy or marine
Tracy, vice-president in charge of , Clatskanie has 162, Vernonia un
corps for more than 60 days be-
days before Christmas. To avoid tor association, who declares, has
sales for the Oakland Motor Car 1 ion high 160,
this, patryns may mail their cards found that in many communities
A wrestling match between Ted tween April 5, 1917, and July 1, company. Mr. Tracy also states that , high 137, and Birkenfeld union
two or three weeks before Christ this type of driver is to be found Brown and Harry Kuehne, both of 1919, providing he began his ser sales totals for the last ten months J high 29. A total of 1009 students
mas, if delivered to the post office in increasing number.
whom are well known to local fol vice befqre the armistice, ia elig- have made 1927 the company’s I are enrolled in the high schools of
or postal station in person, or tied
j the county.
highway' lowers of this sport, will be staged ible for the benefits of the ad- most successful year.
together in a buadle, labled to ■ reaches no greater height than in in the Rose theatre Saturday night justed compensation law. To be;
The October record follows a i Elementary League Reorganized
show that they are Christmas cards, this particular practice,” Mr. Bran-; at 9 p.m. Ted Brown has announc- valid applications must be filed on September sales increase of 37 per
During the teachers institute in
and deposited in a street letter or denburg states. “Always these pub- e<J that in case he wins the match, or before January 1, 1928.
cent over the corresponding period I St. Helens in November the Ele-
package box. They will then be ' lie vehicles are on errands of mercy all his winnings will be turned over ■’fhe Veterans bureau, Woodlark of a year ago.
j nientary League reorganized and
segregated, stamped with the date to save life and
The grand agregate of Oakland elected new officers for the new
The I to a local organization for chari- building, West Park
on which to be delivered, and de members of the police and fire de-^ I table or civic use. It is thought ■ streets, Portland, the U. S. army f an(j Pontiac and Pontiac six dur year. Miss Jean Pulliam of St.
livery effected one or two days ( partmenta 'riding on such apparatus j Kuehne will be persuaded to do recruiting station,
Kraemer ing the months from January to ens was elected president; Edwin
before Christmas. Parcels and en are risking their lives willingly in the same in case he wins.
j building. second and Washington October,
172,027, Condit of Vernonia, vice president;
velopes may be endorsed. “Please ¡order to save others, and the mo-1 As a preliminary a wrestling and1 streets, Portland, or any U. S. against 121,330 during the first Chester Stonebreaker of Scappoose,
do not open until Christmas.”
I torist who fails to stop to allow boxing match will be staged be- armv recruiting office in the state ten months of 1926. This increase secretary-treasurer.
The usual instructions are again free passage is contributing enor- [ . tween Earle Harper of Vernonia af Oregon have application blanks I of 50,697 represents a gain of more
The cabinet met November 19
made concerning secure wrapping rnously and needlessly to this risk. | ' as the wrestler and a fighter from an<1 will furnish them on request. I than 41 per cent over the sales and the following leaders were ap
and packing, special packing of hats,
during the same period of 1926.
pointed for the different branches
“If the ’ individual would but I Portland, who it is thought will
umbrellas, shoes, cut flowers, cand
1 be Cal Herman. In this kind of a Too Many Idle Wòrds
“The introduction of the imr rov carried on by the league: Miss
ies. drawings, sharp pointed instru
| match each man uses
Used in Conversation ed Pontiac six at lower prices early Ruby Yutzlbr of St. Helens, spelling
ments and fragile articles. Address such heedlessness and selfishness on method, the purpose of it being to
j this year contributed substantially division; Miss Lillian Nelson of
es should be complete and a return
show which is the better art of
Do we stop to think how many to the increased total of sales,” Rainier, declamatory; Edwin Con
address placed on all mail sent.
I said Mr. Tracy. “Oakland six sales dit of Vernonia, track meet; Ches
idle words we use?
Perishable matter should be espec practice would come to a summary
end. This is a type of street mis
Mat. 12:36—“But I say unto you, ' experienced a brief mid-summer in- ter Stonebreaker of Scappoose, rules
that every idle word that men shall terruption i while the factory was of the contests.
No parcel may be more than 84 hap that only in very few Instances “Turkey in the Straw”
re-arranged for production of
In the various zones different
Party Tomorrow Night sPeak ' , > they shall give account j.'being
inches in length and girth com
» the new All-American Six.
leaders were also appointed, as fol
bines. In the first second and third
“But the immediate public ac lows: Zone 1, Vernonia, O. A. An
Just listen sometime when some
Don’t forget, young folks, that
zones, 70 pounds is the maximum on the right-of-way for police, fire
ceptance of the Oakland All-Ameri derson, principal grade schools;
weight. In all
that the private vehicle shall pull for the
“Turkey in the Straw” idle, entirely useless, words they can models since their introduction zone 2, Miss Helen Rumbaugh, prin
pounds is thè limit.
Evangelical social hall, use, then think of Mat. 12:36. There early in August, together with the cipal Mist school; zone 3, Lloyd
Special delivery and special hand
sustained demand for ine Pontiac Reed. Clatskanie; zone 4, Thomas
ling service is encouraged to ef dual car owner does not meet this I The Endeavors of the Christian There are so many things to talk six. have increased our business to McBride, Rainier; zone
fect, speedy delivery. The local post
the point where Oakland-Pontiac rc- Kelty, principal McBride school;
office has already received most
tail registrations ranked
fourth zone 6, Otto H. H. Peterson, prin-
j Evangelical society, and a cordial we may exchange ideas.
of the mail destined to go to for hap.
And the slang. It is a shame the among all manufacturers in the cipal Warren school.
“In many of these crashes, the ' invitation is extended to all the
eign countries for Christmas, ac
United States during August and
A meeting of all these officers
cording to Mr. Messing, and some excuse is offered that the curb was 1 young people of the community to slang or by-words people use. It
will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday,
in,1ux of Christmas mail to the crowded with parked cars and
“The factory expansion necessary December 3, at St. Helens to make
further parts of the United States pulling over, consequently, was im dresses or aprons, and boys are tian resort to bywords for expres- to keep pace with the continued arrangements for the spelling and
possible. This is not the case. One to wear overalls, or every day sion.
has already started.
Ephesians 4:29—Let no corrupt rise in our sales has been going J declamatory contests.
can pull over next to the line of clothes. This is because dress up
proceed out of your forward steadily. The completion of i
Good Vinegar Is Made
parked cars and stop there with
which is good to the model factory for the Pontiac1 R. L. Williams Home
From Low Grade Honey safety for the apparatus of the de
six has been followed by an ad-
partments concerned usually uses to be used. Entertainment starts the use of edifying, that It may ditional plant expansion program I
Burns Monday Morning
minister grace unto the hearers.
Honey vinegar is a product that the middle of the
thoroughfare. at 7.30 p. m. Let’s be on time.
Also let us be careful of the
The home of R.
can be made from the poorer grades Literally, under no circumstances is
character of others. Sometimes a already under construction, involves j burned to the ground at 4 p.m.
of Oregon honey that are not suit there an excuse for impeding the
Natal School Holds Pie Social
ves the expenditure of $3,000,000 I Monday, after a fire which had
able for table use. As honey con progress of such a vehicle.”
Natal School held a pie social very few words spoken, really care will
tains 60 per cent sugar the de
and program in the Grange hall lessly, will deeply injure and you with a gigantic new assembly build been apaprently extinguished
Hard Rains Swell Nehalem.
partment of horticultural products
2 a.m. gained such headway that
at Natal on November 22 for the
Be always kind, clean and care
Because of the severe rain storm purpose of raising money to buy
at the state college recommends di
efforts could only be extended in
licating those already in operation
saving nearby buildings from de
luting it with four times its volume Thursday in this vicinity, the Ne- iibrary books. The main feature of ful in conversation with everyone
of water and adding enough fer-1 halem river was carrying a larger the program was a play by the and there will be nothing to regret,
The first fire was asid to have
menting cider to start the fermen volume of water than has been students of the school, “The Birth The tongue is a very unruly thing.
L. *A. Young Married.
The Bible says worse than a wild
tation and furnish food for the I seen here at any time in the past of Thanksgiving.”
The many friends of L. A. been caused by sparks falling in
beast to tame. A good way te help Young, superintendent of the In- the dog box behind the stove, and
yeast. The honey is put in a barrel year, on Friday. The stage and mail
After the program about 20 pies
or crock and covered with a cloth truck from Jewell to Clatskanie were auctioned off by Lee Osborn. train it is to think over a conver man - Poulsen Logging company was quickly put out by neighbors
to allow ventilation and keep out were delayed for four hours on More than 50 attended the social. sation afterward and see what we camp at Keasey, were surprised to and firemen. Mr. Williams came
said that would have been well left learn last week of his marriage in home from work at the mill at
[account of a slide down the river. I
unspoken and the next time be more Portland. After a short honey- 2:30 a.m. and watched the house
When the alcohol fermentation
Camp Fire Girls Entertain
Dam Threatened by Log Jam
1 careful always remembering we are moon trip, Mr. and Mrs. Younjr j for what he thought was a reason-
has stopped add unpasteurized cider
A log jam in the Vernonia Light
examples for others and accountable came to Keasey Tuesday, where ’ able time for further outbreak of
vinegar at the rate of one part of
Hazel for ourselves to one who can not
vinegar to five of alcoholic solu & Power company dam caused from and their guardian,
[ fire, and then went to bed. At 4
they will make their home.
tion. Acetic qcid fermentation will the heavy rains, was practically Malmsten, were entertained at a be misled or fooled.
A noisy and well attended chari- i a.m. the roof was a mass of
—SUBSCRIBER vari was staged in honor of the flames, and only a small amount
proceed rapidly if the liquid is cleared by employes at the power
| home of Phoebe Greenman. Betty
stored in a room at 65-70 degrees plant at Keasey Friday.
newlyweds at the camp Tuesday of contents were saved. Insurance
F. After the fermentation is com
Logs and debris, from all parts Culver and Merle Mills earned an
Friend» Give Surprise Party
night. Their many friends in Ver was carried.
pleted it can be clarified by allow- of Rock creek, floated as far as
A surprise party was given in nonia join those in Keasey In wish
Thanksgiving Day Observed
the power dam, and then formed
ing it to settle or by filtering.
honor of Veldon
Parker Friday ing them an abundance of happi
Church of Christ held morn
a jam, which blasting would not serving the dinner.
night, which was his birthday. The ness.
The table was decorated
ing services and supper at 6 p.m.
move. After many hours of labor,
The funeral of Marti, Tobin, men with pike poles ventured up sweet peas and the dinner was
Plan to Build Cabin
Thursday, Thanksgiving day. The
playing games late in the evening,
native of Ireland, and resident of on the logs amid rushing water eaten by candle light. Dancing and
The three Camp Fire Girls groups supper was attended by a large
the Nehalem valley for 41 years,
and the younger group known as crowd who enjoyed the repast fur
and succeeded in loosening them. games furnished the entertainment , ed.
was held from the Brown funeral
the Bluebirds of Vernonia, are plan nished by the
It was stated that if the jam for the rest of the evening.
home Tuesday. Rev. G. W. Plumer I
Those present were Dorothy Hol
ning to hold a bazaar in the near well filled baskets and the idea of
had not been cleared there was
The aged man, who
future for the purpose of obtain eating together at the church.
danger of the dam being broken. tham, Frances
who were home from college for
was known as a recluse, died in his
Green, Phoebe Greenman, Marjorie
ing Enough money to build a cabin.
After the supper the regular
lonely cabin near Mist on Friday. I Douglas county turkey growers Kelly, Isabelle Curry, Fay Webster, the Thanksgiving vacation.
The groups are very much interes-- Bible study was conducted by Rev.
Interment was in the local ceme estimate their crop to be worth Daynise Reese. Merle Mills and
Gold Beach—Discovery of rich ed in this cabin and are busilvi Teddy Leavitt, after which
choir practiced several numbers.
gold ore reported on Illinois river. preparing thing; for the bazaa».
Post Office Issues Bulletin To
Grade Schools in County
Have More Than 100
New Arrangements Made
Vernonia in Second Place