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VERNONIA. OREGON, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1927
New Ford Cars Will
Be Shown Here Dec. 16
Volume 6, Number 18
“The Flying Ape” Much |T.„n
In Demand by Readers
J. M. Crawford of the Crawford j
Local folk quickly secured all ■ • • V
U U I Ul U
Motor company announces that
copies of ♦ i'T'L.,.
there will be' a demonstration of
Ape,” the American Legion news
paper which appeared in Vernonia
the new Ford cars here on Fri-
Saturday. A copy was delivered to
day, December 16.
every house in the town, and extra
The demonstrator cars in Port-
copies were sold on the streets. It
land are being taken on a tour of
was reported that a shortage exist
the Ford agencies all over the
Santa Claus Will
The Coming Year; Drill Team
ed within a few hours and more
state, and that is the date when
and Band Have Been Organized.
Give Candy to the Kiddies.
gould have been disposed of.
they are due to appear in Verno
Vernonia Camp No. 655, Wood-1 One of the feature stories was
The Women’s Study club of Ver-
Seventeen orders for new Fords nonia has taken over the task this men of the World, was organized; a write-up of the “Flying Ape” cir-
have been received already, accord- year of sponsoring the observance about the middle of August, 1926, j cus and indoor carnival, sponsored
ing to Mr. Crawford, and none of; of ^e annual community Christmas with a membership of 23. Since the by the American Legion to appear
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those ordering have as yet seen tree celebration. They plan to have time of its organization the Campl here December 8, 9, and 1.0. It will
be held in the Legion hall, and
the new cars. He anticipates much Santa Claus on hand the night of
Resolution is Passed Asking For
enthusiasm for the demonstration December 23 to hand out candy to til it now has a membership of j large part of the proceeds will be Reynolds Shoe Shop Near Mile
Early Survey by Highway En
Bridge Burns to Ground
about 100. Committees are in the used to pay for the building of
here one week from tomorrow.
the kiddies, and otherwise give
gineers of Proposed Route.
At Same Time.
field everywhere selecting new] the new hall.
them their due cheer at this time members and with each meeting]
Kuehne Wins Fast
Judson Weed, Civil war veteran,
A crowd of a little less than 100
Two fires which occurred in the
night there is a large class to be wrote a letter to the Legion which
attended the road meeting sponsor
Last year Pythian Sisters sponsor instructed, into the mysteries
Harry Kuehne won the wrestling
of was published. Mrs. Sarah A Spen early morning hours Tuesday caus
ed by the Vernonia Chamber of
ed a total damage estimated at
match from Ted Brown at the | ed the community tree for the woodcraft.
cer received much praise for hei;
. mi-erce at the Grange hall Mon
j more than $25,000. The Majestic
Rose theatre Saturday. Brown took | first time that Vernonia had pub
day. Dinner was served at 12.30
ost. I theatre was observed to be ablaze
the first fall and Kuehne won the licly observed the occasion in more drill team under the leadership of | Commander H. E. McGraw P and
on the second floor to the local
second with an airplane spin that | than 20 years. A small sum was left H. A. Tays. The boys are said other prominent legionnaires were I at a little after midnight Tuesday
members and guests from out of
I morning, and all efforts of the fire
so disabled Brow« he * was forced over from denat’ons toward the to he doing splendid work and will nic.idoned in connection with
their department were concentrated on
to forfeit the last fall and the j tree last year, which will be applied: soon be able to compete with many l activities.
Many were present at the meet- i
saving the adjacent buildings. Rey-
to the fund being raised for 1927. ] teams from larger cities.
match to Kuehne.
i A history of the local post since
in? from Seaside, Portland, Banks
Earle Harper won the mixed
Because of the cold weather ex-|
A band has been organized in the the publication of the first issue olds shoe store, near the mile
end other places interested in the
wrestling and boxing bout from N. isting last year, many complained Vernonia Camp under the leader I of the Flying Ape «tore than two bridge, burned to the ground about
road. R. M. Aldrich, president of
Carter of Portland as a prellmin- of discomfort during the exercises, ship of Ray Charlesworth, a tal years ago was made. A brief his two hours later.
the Chamber of Commerce, presided
It was thought that the Majestic
| ary to the wrestling.
and an attempt is being made to ented instructor, who will do all tory of the Auxiliary since its or
at the meeting, which was held on
theatre fire was caused by an over
secure inside quarters that will hold he can to make it a success.
ganization here a year ago was also
the first floor of the Grange hall. to travel upon than the proposed
heated stove in the rear of the
the crowd of children and others!
Owing to the fact that the Camp ■ mentioned.
Lester Sheeley, secretary, greeted type of super highway.
building near the stage. The fire
Lee Schwab, employe
the visitors and outlined the plans
Mr. Clark, slate highway en-i nouncement of the program will be state that their present quarters
had apparently been burning for
of the meeting, which he said was gineer, explicitly
will soon be inadequate to cure for publication, and did all but the I some time when it was discovered,
to promote the building of a short the highway commission has a state-J made later.
so large a crowd, so the manage- mechanical work connected with it. I and by the time the fire truck
route from Portland to the Clat wide obligation to build and. main
was on the scene the heat had
ment took up the matter of build-
sop beaches, via Banks and Ver tain roads where they will do the ! ] Fruit Cakes, Puddings
I burst the windows in front of the
ing a new hall which met with the Study Club of Vernonia
greatest good to the greatest num
Lend Christmas Cheer unanimous approval of all present. Subscribes ICO Per Cent I theatre and let in the fresh air,
The chairman then called on O. ber of people. He said, however, I
| which fanned the blaze to a ter-
Plans are now being drawn up1
Thanksgiving and its har- -
W. Taylor, father of the new pro that he
To Red Cross Membership | rific heat.
ject. who told of encouragement river highway is rapidly approach- vest baskets loaded with fruits and
(By Mrs. Frank Hanson)
Wood which had been stored
received for the building of the .nng the time when something must! grains past, thoughts turn toward Camp, which will be submitted for] The Study club of Vernonia re
road. He stated that he had recent be done to relieve te traffic, and ] celebrating the Christmas season, consideration soon. The committee ports with much pride that their beneath the stage for winter use
ly received a telegram from Sen that while some improvement would' and what is a Christmas dinner has not fully decided on a loca membership in the Red Cross as- caught fire and one fireman esti
ator Chas. N. McNary stating that be made there, it was apparent that i without fruit cakes and puddings? tion, although several building sites sociation is in the 100 per cent mated that more than 2000 gallons
They can be made weeks or are under consideration. A feature class, which signifies that every of water was necessary to put out
in response to a request that has befoie many years the whole route
already been made to have a part would have to be widened or else even mpnths before they are to that is said to . be very attractive in member has a paid up membership the fire in the woodpile. The great
organization is the insurance in the Red Cross association for i est loss in the theatre contents
of Saddle mountain forest reserve a new road built, and that this be used and develop a richer, bet-
I was the valuable organ. The mov-
set aside as a national park, that route appeared feasible.
ter flavor than otherwise. Those department.
Officers ere elected recently ns
ing picture machines, which were
this would very likely be done.
Clyde Mason of Seaside proposed
’follows: A. F. Koster, ' * past C.C.; ' i cent membership is that all money I in the fireproof projection room
Mr. Taylor stated that he con- the following resolution, which was ' •**
«-• < v vuixv
cake X recipe may xiiiu
classes Robert Lindsay, C.C.; Sidney Malm- for this entire membership (with i in the front of the building, were
sidered that the Saddle mountain ! passed .unanimously:
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I at Oregon state for several years. Rten' A.L.; Grant Thayer, banker; the erception of $1 for the gen | scorched a little, but able to func-
park would be one of the most at-
Hundreds of students have proud- 1C.
tractive places on the whole route,
eral fund) can be used for local 1 tion that night when the regular
Whereas, the Oregon coast is less
ly packed this fruit cake to car-' ic.
p W- W.
v Cha'rles- work. Local work signifies that this show was presented by J. H. Bush
with ample fishing, hunting and
than sixty miles from the center
1 worth, assistant cleri; H. S. Strong,
recreational facilities already in ex
money is to be used in Vernonia in the Rose theatre.
of population at Portland, Oregon, ! ry home for Christmas.
Nd definite plans have been
escort; Alfred Overson, watchman; and other towns of Columbia coun
istence. There will be a greater
M. L. Miller, sentry; H. A. Tays, ty by Miss Nine Little, the county made at a late hour by Chas. T.
need in the near future for such
Whereas, all present highways as
Early of Portland, owner of the
manager 18 months; Sidney Malm-
places as this park to provide the
now developed entail a trip of one 1 pound almond meats, 1 pound sten, manager 12 months; Ben nurse, in any way she sees fit, to theatre building, for rebuilding,
desired playground, for Americans
relieve any distressed condition
oundreu ana twenty miles or great butter or
but it is expected that he will
on vacation in Oregon, he explain
pound brown sugar, 1 pound flour, Owens, manager 6 months; Dr. J. that might arise.
er to reach the seashore, and
either build anqther theatre on the
ed. It is likely that the government
Whereas, the Lower Columbia
will deed a half section of the re
sion that is ’ abroad, Miss Little’s same lot, or on one of his other
i .-liver highway, the first state high- juice,- 2 teaspoon of cloves.
serve io the state for a park, ac
| salary is not paid out of this fund. lots in town. In the event that a
Method: Chop heated citron and
j way proposed in Oregon, is already
Gasoline Tax C a Used
cording to Senator McNary.
Little’ 8 s salary is paia
the theatre building is erected else
raisins, blanch and cut almonds,
Mr. Taylor stated further that a i over uuraened witli the heavy travel mix ingredients as any plain cake,!
the' where, it is likely that a business
between Portland, Astoria and the
Frequently in conversation the Red Cross work carried on through- I building will be put up in the
route from Portland to the Clat
sop beaches, shorter by 40 miles scusuoie, ana
Oregon. out the United States. Her name is site of the burned showhouse.
Whereas,- a tremendous expense naper. Spread cake batter 3 inches State Motor association how the | us'ed
simplify the explanation.
The burning of Reynolds shoe
than the present route, would mean
thick. Decorate surface with cher-
income from gasoline tax is ex-| » The
shop near the mile bridge was of
a material saving to motorists be
cause of the lesser expense of trav ..traighten that highway to carry crate oven from two
three pended in other states in he un-.the past is generally known—what uncertain origin. Some believed the
eling to the coast. He figured that the traffic of the immediate future, hours. This recipe one very easy ion. In Oregon all of the gasoline the presence" of those "white robed fire was incendiary, as it was re
with the expected amount of travel
tax money goes direct to the high- beautiful women meant on the ported that a person had broken
Whereas, a short direct route to make up makes 11 pounds of way commission and is used on the fields of battle.
there would be a saving to motor
One doesn’t even into the store about a weex pre
ists going to the coast towns of from Portland to Clatsop beach
state highway system.
I try to imagine a world without a vious to the fire and had set a
blaze at that time, which was dis
$240,000 a year. The distance as points is available which would spicy odors often supplies the des
In regards to other states the r P( j Cross.
proposed would be about 85 miles. | shorten the distance approximately
figures furnished by the Bureau
covered and put out before much
Phil Metschan of Portland talked forty miles, ~"
of Public roads for the calendar
damage was done.
Whereas, the same condition of cake. Here again many recipes are year 1926, show that the diversion auspices this letter is written, is
After the fire fighting on the
at the meeting for a few minutes,
saying that whereas Vernonia had usefulness now prevails wnich dic contains a great deal of fruit, is of the gasoline tax revenue to pur spirited students. In the club many! Majestic theatre building was over,
been an isolated, small community tated the construction of the lower very rich, and is the most expen poses other than good roads was minds look at and discuss the'
i were treated to a
a few years ago, its development Columbia highway as one of the sive type. The suet or carrot pud- less than 2 per ecnt of the total many different questions that come luncneon by the American Legion
had reached a stage at present first roads to be built in Oregon, ding is not nearly so rich, keeps amount collected. The diversions oc- before them in just as many dif- j in the city hall. They expressed
where it was entitled to its share and the demand of the short beach well and is less expensive, which cur in five states. In four states, ferent ways. Every woman in this sincere
of state highway construction, and road is equally as great at this adds many advantages to Its flavor, namely, Georgia, Montana, North club is a czar when she has an thoughtfulness on the part of
that this route was a feasible plan time as the call for a lower Col- and if well made can hardly be Dakota,
the opinion to state.
members of Vernonia post.
umbia highway was when it was
that should meet with success.-
money was placed in the general
Sing in National Final*
Tom McKay of Seaside said that lirst proposed, and
group of plum puddings made with state fund while in Texas 25 per club every name represents a dif-'
Whereas, the short direct road
upon the completion of the Roose
A. C„ Corvaliis, Dec. 5—A
i jello or gelatine and «containing
ferent state or country, and every
from * Portland to Clatsop beach
velt highway, the travel over the ......
placed in the free-school fund.
name also represents a different product of one of Oregon’s small
Columbia river highway would be
It is understood that the diver college, so in arriving (or trying towns and of the state college will
come so congested as to render to the trading center of Oregon, very delicious. The recipe for car sions in 1926 will practically be to arrive) at opinions, we have a receive a good share of the at
travel there on busy days so peril a rich district now developing and rot or mock plum pudding follows: eliminated in all states except Tex large scope to draw from. The tention of the radio and musical
ous that many would not take the which has no direct road to the
Ingredients: 1 cup sugar, 3-4 cup as where the constitution provides Study club is sponsoring the com world Sunday, December 11, when
trip. Such a road as the proposed metropolis,
butter or chopped suet, 1 cup grat for the maintenance of free schools munity Christmas tree this year.; Ted Roy, the “singing blacksmith”
Therefore, be it Tesolved by this
route would be both a convenience
ed raw carrots, 1 cup flour or through the appropriation of 25 A committee is at work and a of Pilot Rock, is one of five men
mass meeting assembled at Vernon-
and a necessity, he said.
to take part in the national finals
bread crumbs, 1-3 teaspoon all per cent of the revenue from all good time is anticipated.
Amedee Smith of Portland stat ia, Oregon, December 5 1927, that spice, cinnamon, cloves and salt, occupational taxes to this purpose.
in the Atwater Kent audition con
Taxes Over a Billion
ed that Multnomah county pays our highway commission be and is 1 cup chopped raisins, 1 teaspoon As long as the gasoline tax in
test in New York City. Roy re-
that state is in the form of an
about $4,000,000 per year toward hereby petitioned to give early con i soda, 1 cup grated potatoes.
Public utilities of the United ceived intensive coaching from his
occupational tax, there appears no States including steam railroads, teacher, Paul Petri, director of
the building and maintenance of sideration to surveys of a short
Method: Mix in order given. Put
state highways, and that he would road from Portland to the sea in greased vessels and steam 2(4 way of complying with the law ex will pay more than 81,060,000,000, music here, before leaving for the
like to see part of that spent shore, along the route proposed so to 3 hours. Serve hot with lemon cept by setting aside one-fourth of in taxes this year, amounting to east. He will sing through the New
the revenue for the schools.
I one-tenth of the gToss receipts of York station, WEAF, and it is un
toward the building of this road that they may have the necessary sauce whipped
information for action when the time
The total tax earnings on gaso 1 all railroads, street railways, gas, derstood that the program will be
in the near future.
sauce. This recipe wil lmake from
line >n 1926 were $187,603,231, of electric light and power, express, sent out over the national network.
Stanley Meyers of Portland stat- arrives, which we believe will be 12 to 16 servings.
which $3,520,597 was diverted to telegraph and cable and telephone Roy will represent the entire west
ed that sentiment in the metropolis] in the very near future and to en
purposes other than roads. The di comapnies. This is a ihgher per as the result of his victory at the
Most Cars Sold on Time
is growing strongly for the build able the various road districts
The question is often asked as versions in Georgio and Texas were centage of gross receipts than is San Franciseo semi-finals.
ing of this highway, jack Critten- ] through which the road will pass
$1,- paid by any other corporate group,
don and Ralph Steahli, both of Port their work on what will be seiec- to the number of new cars sold respectively, $1,613,983 and
Football Banquet Held
land. were high in their Raises of tions of the through highway,
on a time basis and the number 306.721 while those in the other while finance, banking and insur
Be it further resolved, that a of new cars which are sold for three states were negligible.
O. A. C., Corvallis, Dec. 6—The
the completion of the project.
ance companies come next.
Ray Conway of Portland stated copy of these resolutions oe sen: I cash. It has been estimated by the
It is evident that in the private annual football banquet given by
at ! national association of finance com H. E. McGraw Elected
that if this road is built, it will be to the
ly owned public utilities the public Corvallis business men and other
Chef de Gare of 40 et appetite for governmental servicer fans in honor of coach Paul J.
of the type known as a “super” Salem, Oregon, the Chamber of panies that 65 per cent of all new
Officers for 1928 were elected has found a goose with a large ca Schissler and his squad, was held
highway, which will allow for ex Commerce of Portland, Oregon, and cars sold are sold on a time basis
tra speed and safer travel. He stat that it be given to the press.
and that 75*4 per cent of all mo by the local voiture of 40 et 8, pacity for laying golden eggs for Tuesday December 8, when mote
At the instigation of Mr. Bisn- tor vehicle sales are made on the of the American Legion, at the the tax collector, but one that may than 200 gathered to pay tribute
ed that if a toll of $2 were charged
every motorist for traveling over denburg of Portland another resolu installment plan. This, of course, regular meeting held Tuesday night. easily be killed by excessive eager to the fighting team of 1927.
The following will be installed at ness on his part.
this new route were assessed, it tion was passed stating that those includes old as well as new cars.
Though doped at the start of the
would still be cheaper than to trav present at the meeting go on re
The average purchase note on the regular meeting January 3:
In contrast to the volume of season to finish at the bottom of
el by way of the Columbia river cord as opposing any reduction in new cars is estimated at $595,
H. E. McGraw, chef de gare; taxes paid bv public utilities, it to the conference race because of loss
highway. We pay for roads whether the present automobile license taxes. I while that on used cars is only Lee Schwab, chef de train; E. M. estimated that the total cost of of veterans, the team finished in
we have them or not, Mr. Conway
After the meeting Judd Green $277. At the end of 1926 there Murphy, conducteur; Dr. W. H. federal and state regulation is only a tie with California for fifth
continued. It is estimated by ex man conducted the visitors on n was approximately
$1,378.900,000 Hurley, correspondent; R. La Roc about twelve million dolalrs a year, place and ended its schedule with
perts that the best of graveled 1 trip through the Oregon-American 1 of automobile time paper oqj.-tand- que, commissaire intjndant; Clar or approximately ten
cents pe‘ a 14-14 battle with Carnegie Tech
roads costs two cents more per mile mill.
ence Nance,' ga-de de la porte.
Enthusiasm is Oevaioped at
Road Meeting Monday
Majestic Theatre is Irreparably
Damaged by Blaze
Many From Oilier Towns
May Rebuild Quite Soon