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Volume 6, Number 23
VERNONIA, OREGON, THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 1928
“The Joy Theatre” Is
Name of New Showhouse
39x131 Feet To
Postmaster Asked To Theatre
Be Built on Majestic Site
theatre building 39 by 131 feet
Make Survey Here For in A dimensions
will be built on the
site of the old Majestic, according
Hall-Lewis, Portland archi
Village Delivery Service to tect. P. It M. will
be two stories in
J. H. Bush has announced that
he will call his new showhouse,
soon to be erected at the corner
of Bridge and First streets, “The
Joy Theatre,” in honor of his Columbia Cow Testing Association Will Seek Charter Amendment To
height and of brick and tile con
Enable Council to Past Ordin struction. The auditorium will seat
Make« Report of December Pro
ance« Requiring Sidewalk«.
The work of moving
560 persons, including the balcony.
structure at the rear of the lots
The projection room will be of
A total of 28 herds were on
further back has started, with No-
ble Dunlap in charge. Bids on the test during the month of December. ceived the following letter from standard size and construction and
ost office department at will be equipped with two motion
new theatre building will be open- There was a total of 607 cows en- the
ed in Portland Friday by Marion rolled, of which 131 were dry. Washington, D. C., asking for a picture machines. In the balcony
| Their total production was 313,212 survey ,of Vernonia relative to the 1a space will be provided for an
F. Stokes, architect.
granting of a request for village | infants’ crying room and a men’s
The plans call for store space pounds of milk and 13,687.85; delivery service here:
I smoking section.
on each side of the entrance to
The theatre entrance will be
“The department is in receipt of
the theatre, and office rooms up duction including dry cows 22.65
Chamber of Commerce Elected
a request for the establishment of flanked by two small stores having
stairs. A basement under the stage 516 pounds of milk and
At Meeting Thursday.
cows village delivery service at Verno modern plate glass fronts. The
Mail Delivery Service
will contain the heating plant for pounds of fat. A total of 70
than 40 pounds of nia.
Vernonia Chamber of Com
Whether Vernonia will be grant- the whole building.
theatre by masonry walls, eliminat- merce elected the following direc
ed free mail delivery service to
For herds of more than 20 cows, established at offices reporting I ing fire hazard. The heating, elec- tors at the regular bi-monthly
all residents by the United States Lucinda R. Clark Passes
In Portland January 4 including dry cows, Henry Behr- gross receipts for the preceding [ trical work and plumbing will be luncheon Thursday noon: R. M.
Post Office department, as re
[ man’s herd of registered and grade fiscal year of $5000 and having a ' in accordance with modern require Aldrich, H. E. McGraw, C. F.
quested by the Vernonia Chamber, The many friends of Lucinda
Hieber, Wm. Pringle and W. W.
of Commerce, depends principally' Clark, beloved wife of J. M. Clark I Jerseys was the high herd. A total population of 1500 within terri
The exterior treatment will be Wolffe. The following officers
upon whether this city has suf of Vernonia, were grieved to learn of 32 cows averaged 50 pounds tory possessing good continuous plain in design with rich ornamen- were named by the directors at tha
milk and 29.43 pounds of fat. sidewalks, crosswalks, street lights
ficient sidewalks to meet the re of her death Wednesday, January of
w/g/Copelands’her7’of“ 24 grade and signs, house numbers and mail ' tations in cast stone featuring the meeting held Monday: R. M. Aid-
quirements of the department for 4, in Portland, after a severe
------- ill- i Holsteins was second with an aver receptacles. Fifty per cent of the theatre entrance, above and below rich, president; C. H. Hieber, vice
village delivery service.
ness lasting six weeks, She also age production of 727 pounds of building sites must I be improved a marquise extending across the president; Wm. Pringle, treasurer;
According to a bulletin recently leaves to mourn her loss, one
Lester Sheeley, secretary.
and 29.25 pounds of fat. with houses erected thereon and entire front of the building.
issued by the Chamber of Com- daughter and two sons, Mrs. Mary milk
£yong & Dimick’s herd of 34 reg- occupied.
It was voted at the Thursday
R. Clark,. ,...
to continue the present
mised that he will do everything all of Portland.
with an average production of immediate survey of conditions
at mah and the Grenada at Camas, policy of sending out literature to
within his power to assist Vernon- j Lucinda R. Havenar was born I third
7gg p0Un(js of mjlk and 28.16 your office and report : whether the Wash., states that the new structure prospective settlers who are in
ia and has personally interviewed in Illinois October 3, 1860.
requirements are met. If not, in | will be strictly modern in every other parts of the United States.
the postal authorities.
1 15 years of age she removed to 11 The high herd of 12-20 cows was what respects are they lacking? In I detail
with a full stage and ■ dress
The work of the secretary’s office
The bulletin ' states, “As you Kansas with her family. She was
in furnishing local farmers with
know, Vernonia has many sections united in marriage to J. M. Clark Herman Liebenow’s herd of 12 clude in your report the total pop ing rooms to accommodate vaude
agricultural bulletins and other in
that are not now provided with . at Independence, Kans., April 14, grade Jerseys. Their average pro ulation of the town and the num ville attractions. The cost of the formation was highly commended.
duction was 806 pounds of milk ber of people residing within im building, equipped, is conservative
sidewalks, and Uncle Sam will not'
1879. At the time of her death
It was announced that the cham
ly placed at $30,000.
require his deliverymen to walk in they had been married 48 years and 42.19 pounds of fat. The proved territpry.”
ber has secured a number of prints
second high herd was T. P. John-
A requirement of village deliv- “Rollicking Program” To
of the aerial pictures of Vernonia
and 8 months.
' ston’s herd of 13 grade Jerseys,
“Now to get to the point. We
Clark came o jheir average production was 406 ery service is that patrons must
the Oregon-American mill
will get delivery service if we will
provide private mail receptacles,
they will sell at half the
provide sidewalks. Lumber may be
either a suitable
regular retail price. It is said they
where Mr. Clark has been engaged of fat. L. B. Eastman’s herd of which may be
secured for a nominal sum per lot.
After many delays because of will soon be gone at the present
the real estate and insurance 12 grade Jerseys was third with
The sidewalks have to be contlnu- | in
business here. Previous to coming an average production of 341 Postmasters must not commence illness, the eighth grade will pre rate of demand.
ous and to all sections where ser
here they lived for five years in pounds of milk and 18.68 pounds of the delivery of mail to any resi sent the “Rollicking Program” at
The secretary is now working on
vice is desired.
dence where this requirement has the high school auditorium tomor three projects for the benefit of
“The cost of constructing side Portland, and before that, about fat.
row night. It includes two short
walks will have to be met by the 10 years in Hood River valley.
For herds of less than 12 cows not be required to • provide recep plays, “Country Cousins,” and "A local citizens: Free delivery of
mail, free delivery of express, and
property owners or residents on
tacles, if they are open and some Trip to Europe,” singing and read- telegram delivery. Mr. Sheeley
each lot or lots and the sooner
Holsteins was first with an average one is at hand to receive mail ings.
states that many towns of less
they are co'nstructed the sooner we with interment in Riverview cem • production of 1105 pounds of milk when the carrier calls.
The following pupils will par- size than Vernonia already have
I and 35.59 pounds of fat. Mrs.
will get free mail delivery to our
It is pointed out that Vernonia ticipate in' the entertainment . that
| Belle Watson’s herd of 9 grade will be greatly benefitted by the evening. Delphine Cates, Nellie these services, and an active at
tempt to get them here should bring
Jerseys was second with an aver
“You need the
Gift of Radio Equipment age production of 623 pounds of free mail delivery, inasmuch as Green, Edna Owens, May Throop, the desired result.
why not construct them immediate-
two deliverymen will be added to Marval Graven, W’esley Northup,
ly and get the postal service we
St. Helens, Oregon, January 5, milk and 31.20 pounds of fat. E. the local post office force, the ex- Edna Frewing, Alice Parker, Paul Church of Christ Elects
nave a right to demand? Full In 1928.- ,—Enclosed is copy of letter J. Brock’s herd of 7 grade Jerseys pense of which is entirely met by ine Cates, Harvard Malmsten, Imo
Officers at Annual Meet
formation will be furnished by the received from Dr. G. C. Bellinger, was third with an average pro'- the government.
gene Russell, Kathryn Malmsten,
postmaster or the office of the .sec superintendent of the state tUDer- duction of. 524 pounds of milk and
annual meeting of the
City Attorney Lester Sheeley Louise Roberson, Velda Mellinger,
culosis sanitarium at Salem, in re- 29.47 pounds of fat.
recommends that the sidewalks be Faith Rayer, Mildred Allen, Frank Church of Christ was held at an
cognition of one of the things the
Five cows produced more than constructed immediately by the lo Creasey, Lewis Davis, Johnnie all day service at the church last
Woodmen of the World
[Junior Red Cross in this county Is 70 pounds of fat during the month cal residents, as it will cost from Roediger, Virgil Hiatt, Jack Taylor, Sunday. Regular services were con
And Circle of Woodcraft doing this year.
I of December. The high record cow
to one-half more if the Robert Dial, Charles McNutt, Jack ducted, with a bountiful basket
Hold Joint Installation The Junior Red Cross organtza- for the month is Spud, a five year j one-third
city is required to do it. Plans are Christensen, Lavern Adams, and dinner at noon and reports from
■ tion which has been enrolled 100
all auxiliaries of the church and
Vernonia Camp No. 655, Wood per cent in the schools of Colum old grade Holstein, owned by uhder way for the proposal of an the girls glee club.
election of officers in the after
men of the World, and the Circle bia county since 1924, stands for Lyons & Dimick. Her record Is I amendment to the city charter
noon. Dr. M. D. Cole presided as
of Woodcraft held a joint installa service. The children earn money 1612 pounds of milk and 79.0 which will give the council the Men’s Dorm to Replace
A splendid fellowship
tion of officers Saturday night. to cover the subscription price of
was had throughout the day.
A large crowd was present for the fifty cents per room annually for is No. 3, a six year old grade be constructed within 60 days, and
O. A. C., Corvallis, January 9—
The Bible school reported $390
Jersey, owned by Herman Liebe-1 all sidewalks to be connected up,
! their “Junior Red Cross News,”
Exit old Poling hall, vgstige of
The newly organized band under and any surplus is used for some now. Her record is 1448 pounds of after the ordinances have been war days, and enter a modern taken in and disbursed, with an
average attendance of 135. The
milk and 73.8 pounds of fat. The
the leadership of Ray Charlesworth special project. Heretofore
men’s dormitory, a dream of many Ladies Aid reported, for the past
we third high cow is Sena, a seven passed.
and which now consists of 14 pieces
have furnished glasses for needy
seven months, $330 from gifts and
comprised an entertaining part of children, but this year we center year old registered Holstein, own by the city,”- states Mr. Sheeley,
This is the order given by the 1 various sales. The ladies during the
ed our efforts on furnishing radio cord is 1776 pounds of milk and “when the walks are completed, board of regents to be executed , past year have paid for the piano
The drill team of the Circle of
and the city will also bear tbe ex- before opening of college next fall. and have undertaken the payment
receiving sets to the children’s pa- 72.8 pounds of fat.
Woodcraft, all dressed in
pense of establishing grades.”
Following authorization of a men’s] of the furnace. They paid all baffle
with red sashes and each member
dormitory, Bennes and I'
were needed to furnish Interest in Golf Shows
Herzog, [ street and sewer assessments and
carrying a banner, presented a Six sets in the children’s pavilion,
Portland architects announced that gave approximately $100 to the
E. M. Murphy Proprietor detailed plans and specifications church for running expenses, new
| not already provided for, with radio
Approximately 200 public golf
The Edward hotel, formerly call will be prepared in time for call-) pews, back taxes, etc. They have
The W. O. W. drill team surpris-
at $5.20 courses are maintained in 150 cities ed the Willard, was opened for [ ing of bids March 1, which will a very active organization. Mrs.
ed the audience by marching into I this necessary equipment
of the United States.
business by E. M. Murphy Sunday. mean, according to President W. I J. D. McDonald is president.
the hall in full uniform. The uni a set.
At the present rate of increase Mr. Murphy has leased the two up J. Kerr, that contracts will be let
The Christian Endeavor society
form consists of a blue sweater
between 10,000,000 and 15,000,000
10 days later with construction reported that they were growing
with the letters W. O. W. in white
v...... county would be interested to read people will take up the game in the per floors of the building and is completed six months following.
and have purchased an organ for
...u white pants. Iin the columns of your paper the
| now refinishing the interior and
A new precedent for financing their room, assisted with the pas-
Each member of the team carried number of sets we are furnishing next 15 years.
1 installing new facilities.
It will be necessary to establish
dormitory construction in this state tor’s salary and new sidewalk. Lois
appreciation of same "
a W. O. W. axe painted in the an< ' l “
will be set with this building as it Freeman is president.
40 et 8 Installs
the enclosed letter. 20,000 new golf clubs and pur-
colors of the order. After the pro- expressed by Very
I chase in the neighborhood of 3,-
The local voiture of 40 et 8 in- is to be paid for entirely from, The church financial report shows
gram was over, tables were set
000,000 acres of land for the new stalled the following officers for campus dormitory receipts on the almost $7000 for the past fourteen
Nina H. Little, R. N.,
and a bountiful luncheon served to
1928: H. E. McGraw, chef de gare; amortization plan over a period months for all purposes, running
the satisfaction of all present.
Two of the courses maintained C. Nance, chef de train; E. M. of 20 years. A bill authorizing this expense, building fund, pews, slde-
Chairman, Junior Red
Vernonia Camp met in regular
by the West Chicago park com Murphy, conducteur; L. Schwab, plan, used successfully in other walk, taxes, etc. The church mem-
session Monday night. The matter
missioners were played by 161,741 correspondent; E. H.
Washbum, states, was passed by the last leg- bership is 134.
of a new hall was discussed and
January 3, 1928.—I want to people last year.
The following officers were el-
garde de la port; R. La Rocques islature. In spite of this method
a committee appointed to investi thank the Junior Red Cross of
The figures are presented by the commissaire intendant.
of financing, charges to students ected for the Bible school?’Mrs.
gate a suitable location, costs of Columbia county for their thotful-
Playgrounds and Recreation as A banquet was held at the Horse will parallel those made for good Ray charlesworth, superintendent;
material, construction, etc.
ness and kindly ' interest in the sociation of America. The same as shoe cafe before the installation, private accommodations.
I Mrg w j Goodingi assistant; Mrs.
The membership committee re Christmas at this institution.
sociation furnishes there reasons which was in the Legion hall, Fri
The new building will house 320 A. McClurg, secretary; Mrs. Olive
ported that they have already gone
I am sure you will be glad to for the popularity of golf :
day night. After the installation men will be of three story brick Cline, treasurer; Miss Della Cline,
over the top in signing up new know that this is the
1. Due in part to the fact that __ voyageurs
'1 the St. construction with a five story cen librarian; Miss Daynise Reese, pi
candidates for the large initiation mas our patients have ever had.
game. tral tower, and will cost from anist
to be held in Salem February 24.
This is in recognition of
< * the
$350.000 to $400,000 including
Not «* a game that can be [
Following are the church offic
—M. GIBSON, Scribe. money you sent for radio
equipment. It will be located on ers: Trustees: Dr. M. D. Cole, Geo.
’ ÂqU,P’ easily mastered, but one that can'
ment which we consider a
63 New Families in December
be played by all with a certain de-' Warren Grange is entertainingi™;”“ between Cauthorn“ hall Stankey, J. Skinner; elders: Dr.
on Friday. January 20, with a ar. 4 the forestry building where it
Portland—Sixty-three new fam mas gift to the children.
gree of satisfaction.
Trusting you may enjoy a new
p|ayer an Oppor. fancy dress party. The announce- will face the center of the campus, Cole, 4 years; Geo. Stankey, 3
ilies arrived in Oregon in December,
years; Mr. Austin, 2 years; Mathew
reports W. G. Ide, manager of the year in harmony with the excellent tunity to enjoy out-of-doors as no ment says, “come as Uncle Sam, forming the key structure for all Gibson. 1 year; deacons: For one
spirit which you have shown In other sport does.
| a dutchman, a coon, as Maude Mul- future men’s dormitory construction year, Frank Heath, Jim Monger, A.
land settlement department.
Also, in its report the associa | ler. Miss Pitch-Patch, a gypsy a which in years to come will enclose McClurg, Vernon Greene, J. Edens,
These reports are made by cham our Christmas,
tion urges that public golf courses I schoolmarm. or anyone you choose.” the large quardrangle extending Ray Charlesworth; church clerk,
bers of commerce and other
G. C. Bellinger
be made a bit more difficult, com 1 The program will start off the fes- west to agricultural hall.
agencies cooperating with the land
Mrs. Ethel Ray; treasurer, Mrs.
Superintendent, State Tu plaining that many of them are tivities. Music by the Grange or-
Olive Cline; financial secretary,
Dairy Meeting Held
make believe courses. It suggests
Sixty-five families reported by
A dairy meeting was held at Mathew Gibson; pianist, Mrs. M.
Everyone is cordially invited to
a type of course between the flat,
the Salem Chamber of Commerce
Astoria Tax«« High
Vernonia Grange hall last D. Cole, Daynise Reese.
come, at 8 o’clock, Lund's
for November and December are
A tentative budget of $60 a
The county assessor of Clatsop short courses that offer no more
when the subject of “Breed-
not included in the figures because county has announced that the difficulties to the player than a
wook to be taken care of by the
they did not show the amount of city of Astoria tax levy for 1928 croquet ground and the courses,
Buy Vernonia Hotel
discussed. The production of home envelope system was adopted with
investments, but these figures com will be 90.5. Of this amount 44.4 which only experts at the game
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Vale, formerly rrown feeds in the Nehalem valley $500 improvement on the building.
bined with the November and De mills levy is for the direct city can enjoy.—Oregonian.
of Olympia, Wash., have purchased was especially emphasized.
Don’t pass stove pipes through
cember report of the land settle tax.
the Vernonia hotel from H. G.
In<rs. roofs or wooden par
ment department show a total of
Phelps. They will take possession
Metolius—New Metolius cut-off ! Multnomah is put into service.
160 families for November and De
will be opened to public soon.
Sidewalks Needed Before Such
Sufficient Population Here
Lester Sheeley is Re-elected