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About Vernonia eagle. (Vernonia, Or.) 1922-1974 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 12, 1928)
Issued every Thursday
$2 per year in Advance
Entered as Second Class Matter, August 4, 1922 at th?
Post Office at Vernonia, Oregon, under the
Act of March 3, 1879
MARK E. MOE, Editor
THE SMALL TOWN
Thursday, January 12,1927
VE’ P ONIA EAGLE
t. . at;'>n tu viyolaii; e the idea into co.’i-l
Therefore, a number of nationally promd
niciit ni.ii and women have banded them-1
selves together to concentrate the minds
of Americans on the things we ought to
do—things that we owe to ourselves and
to our leatives to do—and for the next
seven days they will preach the gospel of
thrift, wnich is the gospel of good sense,
so as to focus our attention on our plain
A Picked Jury and a Unaninous Verdict
Throughout Thrift Week you will find
approval. From Kansas to
Housewives compose the
the bankers, insurance men, real estate
coast and Canada to
jury that tries and decides
dealers and others whose advice you will
when western wo
the fate of any food dis
need ready and willing to be of unusual
men go shopping for foods
service to you. And—don’t forget that
tributing system. Their ver
they go to Safeway Stores
friend wife is one of the greatest little
dict is final, there can be
because all of the evidence
financers in all this world, and that she
no appeal. The women of
proves that our stores are
can give you a tremendous lift when it
the most economical and
comes to making up the family budget.
places at which
(Franklin’s birthday, January 17.)
ed a verdict of unqualified
One frequenty hears the complaint
voiced by the very young members of the
community that they are fed up with the
small town and that they long to get out
into the big world where they could do
things and enjoy life to the full,
Only experience can teach that these I
juvenile hopes and aspirations are in the Country Wants Sound Presidential Timber
majority of cases doomed to bitter disap
pointment in the realization of what the Presidential elections used to be accom
great outside world holds in store. The panied by business disturbances that some
majority of this juvenile army of longers times reached the catastrophe stage. Bus
after life and excitement come to the iness faced the presidential year with the
stage where they would give anything to trepidation of a man on his way to a
get back to the simpler pleasures and pagan holiday; not knowing if he was to
real friends of the small town only to be stabbed, burned, hanged, or eaten.
find that they are carried by a current Tins year, there is small likelihood of
which renders the backward swim a feat financial or social upheaval.
The people are no longer unadvised
impossible of accomplishment.
fundamental business and economic
Perhaps the restless youngsters are old principles.
They will demand that the
enough, and big enough, and know enough next president
a safe, dependable man
to care for themselves, but it usually is who can carry be
a program of business
the case that those who brag about being like economy in government
and who wili
able to care for themselves are the ones keep government a controllable,
who need the most restraining.
able machine instead of a hare-brained
While those who have gone through political madhouse.
the experience can sympathize with those The nexit president might bear almost
who chafe at the confines and restrictions any political label if he thinks and acts
of a “little burg,” yet they can assure the along common sense lines.—Manufacturer.
young people of today what they have in
that “little burg” nearly all the things
BUILD A SIDEWALK
and nearly all the opportunities which the
young folks of a couple of decades ago The requirements of the United States
thought they had to go to the big city to Post Office department that continuous
get. Young folks of today have pleasures sidewalks are necessary to have free de
and opportunities manyfold greater than livery of mail is the only thing that might
those which were presented to the young stand in the way of such service in Ver
folks of yesterday. In the “little burg” to nonia.
day are all the things that would have The Chamber of Commerce is to be
made contented the young folks of yester commended in the attempt to get this
service, but unless it is backed up by the
The girl or boy of today who hasn’t citizenry, we will be no better off than at
an automobile in the family feels that1 présent.
Providence has been very unkind to him.j Wooden sidewalks are sufficient, and
In days not so very long ago the two-horse they will react to the benefit of the city
rig could be driven with one hand was in various ways: Civic pride will be in
thought quite sufficient for a Sunday creased; local stores will receive much
afternoons pleasure. We didn’t get quite trade that is now going to mail order
so far along on the road but the lime houses, and there will be free delivery of
didn’t drag on our hands and the road mail which also brings an increased pay
seemed short enough.
roll into the local post office.
When those now in middle age were The cost of building a sidewalk is nom
young there were no moving picture thea- inal. it’s benefits and pleasures are legion.
ires and unless they moved out of the
“little burg” they had no chance to see
DOFFING THE HIGH HAT
a good show, but looking back through
the years the little famiy parties and You answer the telephone. A sweet
taffy pulls, almost never heard of now, young voice says, “Just a moment please,
seem to have been far from unpleasant Mr. Schlitz wants to speak with you. ’ You
affairs and to have possessed pleasant snort loudly, but to no avail. For the next
few minutes yoo draw cubes on your desk
We got along pretty well With all our pad. When Mr. Schlitz does come, you are
handicaps and there was far more social- probably not very cordial to him.
ibility when there were fewer places to High hats are out of place in telephon
go than there is now when even staid ing. The few seconds saved are more
folks who were raised under the more than discounted by the irritation caused
prosiac conditions of a couple or three to the recipient of the call.—Manufacturer.
decades ago have been partially carried
away by the growing craze for amuse The statement that London preacher,
ment, to be entertained, to be doing some who refuses to perform the mairiage cere
thing and to be going somewhere.
mony for a bride with powdered face and
painted lips, has not performed a ceremony
for several weeks would seem to illustrate
THE LESSON OF FRANKLIN
cause and effect.
The anniversary of Benjamin Franklin's
birthday, is, quite appropriately, also, one The newly elected mayor of Newbury
port, Mass., going into office like a lion,
day of National Thrift Week.
We say quite appropriately because of will very likely come out at the end of
all the many virtues posstssed by Frank his term in a manner more resembling a
lin none of them is more worthy of em lamb.
ulation by the people of this day and
generation than the practice of thrift — Our guess is when a worm turns it is
a practice which enabled him to start as merely to contemplate where he was and I
a poverty stricken tramp printer ami end not to see where he is going.
his days as one of the wealthiest and most
influential men of his time.
Have you a sidewalk in front of your
One might properly ask. “What is home?
thrift?" and “Why do they start a cam
paign to tr yto persuade me to start a That's why pipes are better than cigar
bank account, own my own home, make ettes. They go out so often you don't get
a budget, carry life insurance, pay my much smoke.
bills and make a will?” These are fair
questions and here is a fair answer:
It's time to make a resolution to keep
“Thrift is vision. Vision is thrift."
At times the idea of starting a bank ac
count or taking out life insurance or buy Every time we get on our ear somebody
ing your own home, or making budgets, steps in our face.
or wills, occurs to all of us, but, with our
usual human frailty and procrastination. It is strange, but when a man sows his
we lack that quality of decision and de- wild oats he just raises cain.
Friday, Saturday, Monday
January 13,14, and 16
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this would not be feasible.
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Shoulder Per lb........ 22c
Legs Per Lb.
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1 or Whole
Per Pound ............... 27C
2 Pounds ................. 32c
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