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VERNONIA, OREGON, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29, 1927
Merchants Credit Ass’n.
Closes An Active Year
Voiume 6, Number 21
Signs Will Be
Chamber of Commerce Road Plac
ed in This County New
Oregon State Motor associa-
Ends Active Year of tion The announces
Installs local Legion
that the signing
bfficers at Banquet
Community Work has been completed, a total of county
To Be Built
With a membership now totaling
16, the Merchants Credit associa
tion of Vernonia has just closed
an active year, according to Mrs.
locations having been posted.
W. B. Lappe, secretary'. The past
three months has seen an increase
The posts located bore a total
M. E. Carkin Presented With Res Better Conditions in the Nehalem
of 60 per ceYit, and there are
1$27 direction signs and prac
Have Been Brought About by the
olution Making Him a Life Mem-
prospects of more coming into the
tically every necessary sign in the
Chamber Activities in 1927.
ber of Vernonia Post 119.
association in the near future, it
county has been erected, there re
maining only a few suggested lo
(By R. M. Aldrich)
George Love, commander of the
Valuable service has been ren- department of Oregon, American
The Vernonia Chamber of Com cations which have been added to
Vernonia Study Club Report» Good dered both the ' local members of Legion, installed the newly elect merce is about to complete one of the original program and which J. H. Bush Announces That New
the association in collection of ed officers of Vernonia post at the the most successful years of its will be posted during the coming
Theatre Will Be Ready For
Local Cooperation On Com
over-due accounts and protection annual banquet held in the Legion existence, although we often hear spring,
Use By April 1.
munity Christmas Tree.
The next county in which sign-
against giving too much credit in fall Tuesday night. John Beckwith the remark, “What has the Cham-
fans, who were
It was estimated that about 600 certain cases, according to those and Jerry Owens of Portland also ber of Commerce done for Verno-ling activities will be started will keenly disappointed at the time of
county, and Engineer
children of the Nehalem valley
the burning of the Majestic theatre
received candy from Santa Claus Much information has been given1 attended the banquet in response enumerate as briefly as possible Reusswig of the motor association will be pleased to learn that J.
at the Legion hall last Friday to other credit associations in the t0 invitations extended by the Le- ' some of the outstanding accom- has already arranged a meeting H. Bush plans to have a new show
with the engineer of that county
night. A short program was held, matter of addresses, rating, etc., gion to attend this annual affair, plishments of the past year.
house ready for occupancy by April
H. E. McGraw, retiring command
No definite program was adopt- ; 10
plans for immediati te sign I.
after which’Santa arrived and dis by the Vernonia secretary that
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the _ i beginning
tributed to sweets. Later in the they would have found difficult to' er, presided at the banquet which I ed
This building will be located at
evening a Christmas dinner was ' obtain otherwise. Likewise, infor-1 was only marred during the latter therefore the work of the chamber
mation of the same sort has been [ part of the session by the lights ; has adopted itself more or less to Name “O.A.C.” First
the corner of First and Bridge
served to six Vernonia families by
on the lot where the com
the Study club, who sponsored the I received locally from other as-' going out. Jerry Owens, editor of [the needs as they arose. The first
Used in Football Yell streets,
munity Christmas tree stood, across
I the Pacific Legion, told of the [ and most apparent need of the
ci mmunity Christmas tree this sociations.
O. A. C., Corvallis, Dec. 27— from the Rose theatre, where the
Local memberships in the credit Paris convention of the Legion, at- community was the establishment
the host of names that movies are being shown for the
of a market whereby the farmers
Speaking for the Study club,
have been “officially” used to de present. This property, which was
Mr». Judd Greenman, president, ex nonia Brazing & Machine Works, Beckwith, executive committeeman, | could profitably market their pro-
signate this college, only one Is owned by the Oregon-American
pressed sincere appreciation to all Brown Furniture Co., Corey Econ urged an early membership drive ' ducts, and succeeded in interesting
actually “legal,” says E. E. Wilson, Lumber company, has been purchas
those who contributed toward the omy Store, Vernonia Meat Market,! and praised the local post for its i O. B. Davidson in constructing a
fund to make the occasion a suc
modern and up-to-date creamery Corvallis attorney and regent of ed by Mr. Bush for the new theatre.
the college for many years. Ite-'
cess. They also wished to thank I I ware Co., Dr. W. H. Hurley, Mac’s 316 members.
and ice plant. This industry, due
It is planned to start work on
complimented to mismanagement and other con gent Wilson says that the only the new structure immediately after
j R. LaRocque and Mr. McNutt for Pharmacy, Mellinger Hardware Co.,' Judd
the the first of the year. The contract
Vernonia post on its civic activ- ditions not contemplated by the
putting up and wiring the Christ
one of 1885 which created the
mas tree, and the Vernonia Light Nehalem Valley Ice & Creamery ities and aggressiveness, and stated promoters, immediately became in
calls for the completion of the
Square [ that the town was proud of the volved in financial difficulties and board of regents. This said the building in 90 days. When com
& Power company for furnishing Co., Riverview Grocery,
in a few months was absorbed I by.
free electricity for lighting the
pleted it will measure 118 by 57
J. B. Wilkerson was also called local business men and since the 7 board of regents of the state agn- feet, will be of concrete and con
tree. Appreciation was also ex- Station, M. Murray & Co.
upon for a short talk.
first day of September of the cur-
i ' | cultural college of the state of form in every respect to the state
pressed to the American Legion
A pleasant feature of the even rent year has been operating suc-
Discretion Used in
for the free use of the hall.
and city fire laws and ordinances.
ing’s program was the presentation cessfully.
Miner old-timers here including The cost of the new theatre and
Candy that remained after all
Seizure of Automobiles by
the kiddies had been supplied was
The farmers have responded Dr. Jobn Fulton, ’92 graduate ana equipment will be about $50,000.
The question has often been Carkin, past commander and mem
turned over to the two local
to this new means of mar Frederick berchtold, pioneer fac
Many features are being planned
chairman, _ of a resolution
churches for their Christmas tree raised by motorists as to their re- bership
products and for more uliy member, agree tnat in tlie for the convenience and
celebrations the following nights. ' sponsibility if their outomobile is passed by the post giving Carkin than 20 miles around Vernonia tany aays me common name was of the patrons, according comfort
A small amount of money that stolen and used in the transporta- life membership in the local or- have shipped in their cream ' and “fatate Agricultural college,”
Bush. There will be a large ventilat-
is left after paying all expenses
milk! At the present rate of pro
George Love, state commander,
or ing system and an oil heating
will be kept in a fund for the 1 it be forfeited to the government
duction the creamery management cultural college was seldom
system, which is designed to give
Christmas tree celebration next
claim that they will pay out more never heard, they say, until stu- an even temperature in all parts
1 Paris convention, giving an outline
Motorists have been desirous of of his observations of the political than $50,000 to the farmers dur scaried using O. A. C. in tne first of the theatre. Other features in
The following donated toward the
their responsibility if they and economic situations in the var ing the year of 1928.
iootuall yel», “composed” in 1893. clude a crying room for infants,
Christmas tree fund this year: Ver
The short highway from Portland
with a window that will give a good
car to a friend or ious countries. The post officers
nonia Brazing & Machine Works,
Library files show that various view of the " pictures; and a
to the Clatsop beaches has been
Vernonia Drug Co., Dr. W. H. I pave a “lift” to a stranger and for 1928 were then installed as continuously agitated and as a re ana sAit-cy names were used uotti cony for
the colored patrons.
Hurley. Vernonia Laundry, A. L. the car was seized while the friend follows:
in old lows relating to the college
Dr. W. H. Hurley, comman Jar; sult powerful Portland and Clat ana in catalogs and reports issu-
There will be space beside the
Kullander, Vernonia Stage Line, I or stranger carried a hip flask con-
sop beach interests have been in
entrance to the building for two
L— ^-e*r cars 8e held and sold by Lb yd Weldon of Westimber, vice road is built it will pass through taken over by tne state. In aa- stores, and it is thought there will
ware, Vernonia Eagle, M. E, Car-
1 the government.
be extra rooms over the lobby. A
Motor associa Keasey. vice commander; M. E. Vernonia and add materially to a.non to those alreaay mentioned Robert Morgan organ will be in
Cafe Columbia Barber Shop.
tile above Moe, „-.j-.-....
adjutant. J. E. Tapp, finance!
Dr. J. A. Hughes, M. Murray tion in investigating
college,' “fatate Agricultural Col- stalled in the new theatre which
question finds that the best legal officer; Harry Wilson, chaplain; E. ^e8alem valley.
& Co., Corey Economy Store,
lege of Oregon,” "Oregon fa late will be about twice the size of the
H. Washburn, historian; W. W.
organ used in the Majestic. It
Skaggs-Safeway, Bank of Vernon-
McNary and Judd Green- Agricultural college,” and even will be the same as the one now
Variety ernment has the right to demand Jackson, sergeant-at-arms; A. L. Senator
ia, Workingmen’s Store,
any vehicle seiz- Kullander, Lee Schwab and Fred
Store, Hollywood Restaurant. Model 'tae ,
being used in the Pantages at Port
ber company, has caused to be es cultural college”. The nine-word land.
[illinery Miller Mercantile I Co ed by its agents while being used brewer, executive committee.
name used in the 1885 law it still
McGraw presented Commander
Brown Furniture Co., Dr. R. I.
There will be a call for bids on
makes no Hurley with the gavel, and after -a and Houlton and in addition to the loun-d on college checks.
Hall, Gordon Furniture Co., 1 Mil. toxicating liquors. It
Timber route and railroad mail
Mr. Wilson pointed out that re the new structure advertised this
ler’s Barber Shop, Crawford Mo
j the vehicle is an automobile, wagon, der concerning the Legion’s policy service, Vernonia has at present ‘ i gardless of the name used, agricul- Saturday, according to Mr. Bush.
tor Co., Vernonia Trading Co.
R. A. Sesseman, Vernonia Bak boat or bicycle, nor whether the lor the coming year, the meeting four divergent arteries by which I tural service to the state has been Rotary Plow Prepares
mail is received and sent out each steadily on the increase and
ery. Lincoln Candy Kitchen, J. H. person in control is the owner, was closed.
| greater now than ever, even though
Seed Bed in One Trip
Bush, Rose Barber Shop, Reith-
An advertising booklet “The Ne-J the great majority of students are
MRS. MARY STALEY
The statute giving the govern
ner’s, Evangelical Missionary so
that promises to revise
Mrs. Mary Staley died at Timber halem Valley” has been published attracted to other courses assigned
ciety, American Legion Auxiliary, ment this unlimited power is known
at least for cer
to the college.
American Legion, Eastern Star, as Secion 3450, Revised Statutes. December 18 at the home of her
tain conditions, has recently been
Nehalem Market, and Simmons
developed in the form of a rotary
Masons Elect Officers
| ried or concealed, the vehicle be had long been a resident of Wash been mailed to all parts of the
United States and many foreign
The Masonic lodge elected and plow now being manufactured in
comes “tainted with the crime” ington county.
Salem, Ore. For centuries the
“The Dark Secret” Tonight.
and may be forfeited to the gov
She was born at Marshfield, countries. In addition thousands of installed the following officers at
The Christian Endeavor of the ernment through proper proof in Ohio, July 22, 1846. Her husband, copies of bulletins have been dis the regular meeting held Thursday American farmer has plowed his
fields with the same type of in-
Church of Christ will present “The a libel action.
W. J. Staley died in 1925. She tributed by mail to residents and night: J. C. Lindley, W.M; F. D.
Dark Secret” at the high school I Officials of the department of was buried December 2.0 from the farmers of the Nehalem valley to McPherson, S.W.; J. E. Tapp, J.W; strument. In Palestine and other
auditorium tonight. This is said Justice, however, claim that they Bell funeral parlors at Hillsboro. aid in the use of agricultural bul-|A. L. Kullander, treas; F. B. God- sections of the world the same
type of crude wooden plow is used
( to be a short comic play that is have never allowed a federal pro
She is survived by one sister, letins published by the department win, sec; E. G. Anderson, S.D; K. today as in pre-historic time,
secuting attorney to libel a stolen Mrs. Elizabeth Crowner of Mans- of agriculture and further the clos A. McNeill, J.D; Ira Mann, S.S; M.
The new spading plow can be
In connection, a basket social automobile under Section 3450 field, a sister-in-law, Mrs. Olive er association of the farmers with E. Carkin, J.S; Cyrus Clay, T.
will be held, and the information is when the person claiming to be Huber of Timber, one nephew, the work of the Chamber of Com-
A banquet was held after the attached to an ordinary tractor,
The spading wheels revolve at such
given out that ladies bringing bas- the owner could offer reasonable Warren Huber of Cornelius, and merce.
a velocity that the soil is thorough
kets will be admitted free.
The Vernonia playground, which
proof that it was stolen at the the following nieces: Mrs. Maggie
ly pulverized and prepared for a
time of the seizure, Furthermore, Marsh of Forest Grove, Mrs. Mary was purchased jointly by the Ver
Housing the Dairy Cow
B. Joseph was fined $2.50 in seed bed in one operation. Deep
the U. S. supreme court has been Anderson of Timber, Mrs. Olive nonia business men, the city of
The main essentials in housing
asked to rule on the question in Watsons of Cherry Grove, Mrs. Vernonia through the council, and the recorder’s court Tuesday for plowing can be done by driving
dairy cows in the winter seem to
several recent cases, but has dis Orpha Lyons of Portland, Mrs. 10 per cent by the Harmon foun parking a car in the middle of at the rate of 2% miles an hour,
be to keep them dry and out of
posed of the cases on other grounds Grace Schnoberger of Seattle, Wash. dation of New York, has received the street and leaving the motor j or moderately deep at the rate an
the wind and drafts, and to provide
j ordinary plow team travels.
without committing itself.
I and Mrs. Ada Proponce and Mrs. active consideration by the Cham running.
plenty of fresh air and sunlight.
The department of justice ap- Viola Francisco, of San Francisco, ber of Commerce. The grading of
J. Robbins was fined $2.50 in j Cost of preparing the soil is
Apparently the matter of tempera
pears to sense the dangór of too Calif.
the three-acre plat of ground just the recorder’s court Tuesday for iound to compare favorably with
ture in itself is not a vital con
drastic enforcement of prohibition.
above the F
Rock ' creek
is[ r parking
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car _ in ___
such a manner t8e cost of the several operations
sideration, except perhaps in the
f ordinarily required. Advantages are
Will Observe Rizal Day
While it is believed to have the
most severe portions of the United
forfeit stolen cars, It pre
' more through incorporation of or-
States. It has been noted at the
who advanced the funds to finance sha7‘Kelly'Saturday''ni^t for be->Bni' r'/u” with soi) and ability
Federal dairy experiment farm at fers to exercise some degree of nonia will hold their annual ob
—’ ' leveling
” I ing intoxicated and having liquor to fit the soil when the moisture
sense in an effort to servance of the death of their pa-1 the grading
Beltsville, Md., that cows do their common
1928 taxes are received by the I ¡n
¡B possession. He was fined conditions are right. This one op
best in the coldest weather and
seizure of “liquor” cars at the high school auditorium.
$65 in Judge Reasoner’s court on eration prepares the land to take
their poorest during the hot sum spect to
the smallest seed and if dry weather
not stolen, federal prosecuters may
An elaborate program has been
The Vernonia American Legion Tuesday morning.
mer months. Probably there Is no
follows the soil can be rolled to
elect at will to libel the automoDile prepared, which will include num has pledged its financial support
advantage in keeping the stable
or to prosecute the person arrest bers by the Filipino string orches to the Chamber of Commerce in on Vernonia day and was enthus- avo*d any excess looseness of the
mperature much above freezing,
tra, which pleased many with their I completing this project in 1928 iastically received. So much inter land.
and there may be a disadvantage ed.
As the situation now’ stands, the playing on Rizal day last year.
Soil specialists fro mthe Oregon
and we now anticipate that through est was shown by the public that
if the temperature rises above
government may have any vehicle
The public is cordially invited tile joint efforts of these organi mmediate plans wer e formulated experiment station who have seen
forfeited if it can prove that at to attend. The program is sched- zations Vernonia will have one of to hold a regular fair next year demonstrations with this spading
the time the vehicle was seized it uled to start at 7:30 p.m.
Nutrition Talk Wednesday
plow believe it to be a very promis
the best municipal parks and play at approximately the same date.
A nutrition demonstration will was being used to “conceal or de
grounds in the entire state.
Free delivery of express and tel ing implement for various condit
Watch Night Service.
be held by Miss Lucy A. Case, posit” illicit intoxicating liquors on
In addition to the work done to ” ams have been undertaken ami ions. A large type of the machine
The Evangelical church will hold
nutrition specialist, at Birkenfeld, which the proper federal tax had
promote the Inland highway to with diligent work this sendee can is also made to use with iitgn
on Wednesday, January 4 from not been paid. The statute applies a watch night and business meeting the coast, the chamber has actively be obtained,
powered tractors. It is now being
to every bootleg liquor case whether Saturday evening, beginning at 8 worked for the early completion of
10:00 to 3:30.
The greatest need is the devel- used extensively in* South America
A milk demonstration will be the intoxicating beverage is tn a o'clock.
Wet land owners do well by
the Vernonia-Timber road and the|opment of agriculture to such a
The Christian Endeavor will also
given in the morning followed by container in the car or in the
Vernonia-Buxton road. According to point that it will take the place planning drainage systems for their
a talk on “Training the Family to pockets of a person who is in the hold their annual election of offi the last report the latter road will of the logging industry which will farms now. The wettest areas are
cers. There will also be a social
Good Eating Habits” in the af- car.
be completed in 1928 or early in be cut down to less than half in taken care of first and then the
time and lunch will be served. Ev
1929 and will be the means of the next three years. Unless we ones of less imnortnnce. Assistance
A tree which fell across the erybody is welcome.
Everybody invited to be present.
topping one of the richest agricul get back of the Chamber of Com- may be obtained by going to the
power line extinguished all lights
merce. Vernonia will be in the po- county farm agent for advice lrom
H. H. King and family are spend tural districts in Oregon.
Mrs. Sarah A. Spencer spent in Vernonia Tuesday night. Service
on rf the man that locked the the extension specialist in drain
An agricultural exhibit was spon
Christmas with relatives in Port was not restored until the next ing the holidays visiting relatives
sored by the Chamber of Commerce do^r after the horse was stolen.
Santa Claus Distributes Sweets
To Local Children
Modern, Fireproof Building To