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About Vernonia eagle. (Vernonia, Or.) 1922-1974 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 22, 1927)
Thursday, December 15, 1927,
Mrs. Lottie Handley, spent Sunday chance to order
fruit cake and ;pend Christmas holidays with her 'England-opposed the observance of i years the Jamestown settlers were
pies for your Christmas dinner, sister, Mrs. Dave Marshall.
She' Christmas, and on December 24,, j to become noted for their hospi-
decreed that'tality at Christmas time.
Lawrence Dickson is employed Don’t be cne of the disappointed also is helping at Reithner’s dur- 1652, parliament
ing the Christmas rush.
observance of of The
at the Vernonia Drug store dur ones— order yours now,
ing the Christmas rush.
G. O. Muhle of Marshfield, head the occasion, It was only gradu- in December, 1620. According to
A. Corey was in Portland Mon
Mr. and Mrs. Judd Greenman ¿jsEf^For 5 years Dr. Luzader, auditor, and Chas. E. Wells of »Uy that observance came back the Journal of William Bradford,
day on business.
superinten-' into repute.
“ye 25 day (Dec.) they begane to
were in Portland the early part
eyesight specialist, has been Hillsboro, comemrcial
Call at the Vernonia Bakery for of the week.
Martin Luther has been given erecte ye first house for comone
making monthly visits to Vernonia. dent, of the Oregon Telephone
stale bread suitable for dressing.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hartwick His next will be Feb. 6 and 7, company, were in Vernonia Tues- credit for introducing the Christ- use to receive them and their
and E. S. Thompson were in Port- office at Kullander’s. Have your • ay looking over the new telephone mas tree into Germany. Doubtless ; goods.” Thus, although the Puritan
' he did much to popularize it, but '■ leader avoids the word Christmas, it
Mr. and Mrs. H. E. McGraw and land on business Monday and Tues- eyes examined.—adv.
j the Christmas tree is believed to appears that home-building in the
children were in Portland Tuesday
, The good will of our patrons have had its origin in mythological colony began on that day. The
Mrs. R. I. La Rocque of Port
land spent the week end in Ver J. B. Wilkerson and Mrs. J. W. and friends, both old and new, is times. In Germany, St. Nicholas 1 Puritans seem to have had a happy
E. W. Holtham
un ^pent Sunday nonia visiting with relatives and | Brown went to Portland last Sat- one of our _
valuable assets, has ___
set agart in his honor, Decem- Christmas dinner on board the May
and Monday in Poruand on busi- friends.
I urday to attend the funeral of The spirit of the season brings to I ber 6. St. Nicholas, Bishop of flower, though that was the last
Us renewed appreciation of old as- Myra, who died about 343 A.D., for many a year, as any obser
Born: To Mr. and Mrs. Junji
One hundred pound size flour Funjiwara, December 5, a girl. | Mrs. M. R. Reynolds of Spokane, 'ociations and of the value of new was noted for anonymous charities, vance of the day was frowned up
sacks for sale at the Vernonia Bak- The Japanese lass has been named 1 Wash., arrived Saturday and is friendships. That your Christmas It was once the custom in Ger- on. Little by little, Christmas as a
| going to spend the holidays with may be happy and success attend many for a man to personate St. holiday was brought into favor, but
R. your New Year is our most cordial Nicholas on St. Nicholas Eve, and it was as late as 1856,
Gordon and his sister,
positively your last her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.
I to inquire how the children had thaniel P. Banks was Governor,
wish. Vernonia Bakery, adv.
I behaved during the year, who were the day was made a legal holiday
Alton Elliout and Wm. Heath
recently moved from the Vernon-
Among the college students that 1 deserving of presents, and who in Massachusetts.
ia hotel to the Cherry Tree ap- arrived the latter part of last week I merited a touch of the birch rods
The good Dutch Fathers sailed
partment where they now reside to spend the Christmas holidays ' he carried. In some places, Knight for the New World with the image
with folks and friends are: Law Ruprecht takes the place of St. of St. Nicholas for a figurhead on
Chas. T. Early of Portland was rence Dickson, Herman Dickson, ¡Nicholas. In Holland, Germany and their vessel, they named the first
in town Monday and Tuesday on Charles Hoffman, Robert Hoffman, more recently in other countries, church they built for St. Nicholas
business. Mr. Early is planning to Russell Mills, of O. A. C.J Amy the benevolent saint is familiarly and he became the patron saint of
construct a new building where Hughes and Glen Hawkins of the known as Santa Claus, and he is the new city on Manhatten Island,
said to have been introduced into
the Majestic theatre recently burn- University of Oregon.
i Thanks to these sturdy old Dutch-
England from America, where he i men, many delightful customs of
Mrs. A. J. Black, who has been Various Yule-tide Customs had been naturalized by early i Christmas observance were preserv
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confined at her home from a re-
ed to posterity.
The hanging of a stocking as a
cent operation, is being seen again. offered for greater usefulness, the
Yule-tide has been singularly
Union Telegraph company
Dudley Spencer and Miss Alma
connected with important events in
Kullander motored to Portland on several years ago began paying for by a story that St. Nicholas the history of the United States.
special attention to the holiday dropped a purse down a chimney,
which fell into a stocking hung up On Christmas night, 1776, Washing
State officials of the American greeting service, and especially de
ton crossed the Deleware to capture
Legion are expected to be present corated message blanks and en- to dry. In Norway Santa Claus has nearly a thousand Hessians at their
at the annual banquet of Vernonia
Christmas revelries. A few days
post, which will he held in the since has been extended to cable I Switzerland, Father Christmas is later, December 30, Congress re-
Legion hall Tuesday, December 27.
-I—.- little girls. In' s°lve<i to send commissioners to the
Mr. and Mrs. M. . jil- Martin istrations in foreign countries have who looks after
view to Russia gifts are credited to the courts of Europe, and the Yule-
spent the week end at St. Helens
! Babuska, or Grandmother.
Aide achievements of the colonial
with Mr. and Mrs. I. Martin.
In feudal times in England,1 In France, Italy, Spain and other airm^\ were declared^ by Fredrick
Mrs. J. P. McDonald is improv-
A complete display of gifts for Christmas
of the Great to be “the most briU-
ing from a severe attack of influ- Yule-tide observance was on a Latin countries, t the Praesepio
iant of any recorded in the an-
giving is now ready. Early shoppers will
military action. ," The year
enjoy the privilege of complete assort
While in Portland Monday, Mrs.
was a gloomy lule-tide,
ments, and ivercome the inconvenience
W. Culver visited Mrs. J. H. Bush | Henry II? held a
,y, Joseph and for the American forces lay en-
feast for the its occupants. Mary,
in the Good Samaritan hospital.
of last minute, rush selections.
Holy Babe, and camPed at Valley Forge. Christmas
Mrs. Bush reports that she is im poor which lasted a week. Richard “the Bambino” or 1
’’-- . 1783,
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proving nicely and hopes to be
forever his military uniform, Mar-
home by Christmas.
I ! Bohio, •llctj
Day, I tha Washington held her first pub-
Miss Georgia Fairbanks, who has wine were consumed.
lic reception in the executive man-
been attending Willamette univer
sion en Christmas eve, and at
sity at Salem, arrived Friday to
and his Yule-tide a few years later, the
sovereigns received presents from been wrecked, Columbus
their nobles. Queen Elizabeth re-J men
worked till dawn Chirstmas country was mourning the death
the wreck. The °* Washington. January
j plenished her wardrobe in C
1 Lincoln issued the Proclamation of
FOR SALE—Four good work horses
i Emancipation, and on December 25,
for sale, cheap. Inquire of W. didn’t satisfy, the donors were In-; Chief Guacanagari, who a shirt and
given him by 1868, the proclamation of "uncon-
192* formed of the fact. In 1561 she a pair of gloves
received a present of a pair of Columbus, and a coronet of p0]d,!‘htional pardon and amnesty to all
3 ACRE FARM 15 acres cleared black silk stockings knit by one though other chiefs were clad In concerne(l 'n tbe late insurrection,
orchard, garden, 7 room house, of her maids, and never afterward nature’s garb. Captain John Smith
Crater Lake national park to
chicken house, balance mostly oak, would she wear those made of cot-, of the Virginia Colony, spent his
I first Yule-tide as a captive among be much improved for 1928 tourist
some fir, will give terms. C. W. t°n.
Wardle, Vernonia, Oregon.
I ved before the big day
Gifts of Quality Merchandise
French Kid Gloves
Dolls and Toys
for Ladies’ and
PIANO near town, beautiful instru
ment, bargain for quick sale. If
interested write A. Ward, Factory
Piano Adjustor, 521 Knott Street,
Advanced Styles in
Ladies’ Dresses and Shoes
FOR SALE—$165 Victrola, practi
cally new, with 12 records, for
$50. Write Box 432, Vernonia or
inquire at Riverview grocery. 174*
FOR SALE—40 acres of logged
off land ’A-mile from city lim-
its, $500, small payment down.
See Judge D. B. Reasoner, city
FOR SALE—G. A. Kelty 84 acre
farm with implements. One mile
south of Clatskanie, Oregon. Own
er wants to go east to care for
aged mother. For terms call at
farm or address above.
LOANS—The Washington County
NFLA of Hillsboro. Oregon has
extended their charter to make
loans through the Federal land
bank of Spokane to farmers in
Columbia county. Interest on loans
in the federal land bank are at
a 5 H % rate. Anyone wishing fur
ther information write, A. R. Eng
land at Hillsboro, Oregon.
Buy now—our stock of Christmas goods is about sold out, and we are go
ing to clean it up. Get your presents hare and save your money.
$7.95 Boy’s Tricycle
H $5.65 Boy’s Tricycle
y2 price..... 4.00
Rubber tires, adjustable seats, other
sizes in proportion.
Per pair ......
Full line of Daisy Air RifleO j*A
$1.50, $2.00 and ....................Ä.OV
Large size wagon, hard wood, box, Official Roy Scout Ax and f AA
roller bearings, large wheels and rub Sheath ....................................... A »vv
ber tires, hand
C /i Q
brake ....................................... O/tO Pocket knives, all kinds and prices.
“SEE HOFFMAN ABOUT IT”
Gifts from Kullander’s Will Be Loved and Enjoyed Through the Years.
You cannot buy Diamonds by brand as you do fine silver or motor cars. The
only “name” to guide you is that of your jeweler, whose integrity and ex
perience should be unquestioned
for men, women, boys and girls await
your choosing here, each with my per
sonal recommendation and continued
/I. L Kullander
Expert Watchmaker and Jeweler