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VERNONIA, OREGON, THURSDAY, JANUARY, 19, 1928.
VOLUME 6, NO. 24.
Charles Hoffman Chosen
On College Orchestra
Firemen to Sponsor
Movie Here January 30
Oregon State Agricultural Col
In order that the dangerous, he
lege, Corvallis,—Charles Hoffman
roic life of a big city’s firemen
of Vernonia, sophomore in the
could be faithfully reproduced in
school of commerce, has been
an unexaggerated manner, the Los
| chosen a member of the Oregon
Angeles fire department placed Summary of Work Accomplished in Registration
college orchestra, which
every facility at the disposal of
All Departments of Agriculture
30 Days Before Election; No I opened its season Sunday afternoon,
the F. B. O. Pictures corporation
“Swearing In” Thi* Year.
Outlined; Also Proposed Program
'January 15. Hoffman plays the
during the recent filming of “Hook
i clarinet in the ensemble. Only those
and Ladder No. 9,” to be shown
Geo. A. Nelson of St. Helens,
This year being an election year, who are proficient enough in the
at the Rose theatre Monday, Jan county agent, has issued his annual with the probability of the usual
uary 30. The moving picture com report covering the work of his number of persons failing to reg | use of their instruments and have
pany received every assistance and office from December 1, 1926, to ister and depending upon having I the proper sense of interpretation ,
the full co-operation of the de November 30, 1927 in soil improve their votes sworn in, the warning of the classics played are chosen I
partment in turning out the film. ment, crop improvement, horticul is being issued by county clerks to remain as a part of the organi-1
(zation. For this reason, not until
The supervision of the Los Ange ture, dairying, general livestock, in Oregon that there will be no after a period of trial were the
agricultural economics, “swearing in” of votes, since a final selections made, the entire
les department was of material help. poultry,
Amendment to Charter Will Enable The resulting picture is said to be I agricultural engineering,
rodents, law was passed at the last legis fall term having been devoted to I Benefit* of Breeding Good Cattle
Pointed Out By George A.
lature which does away with this this purpose.
the most accurate portrayal of the
Council to Pass Ordinance
every-day activities of the fire logy and plant pathology, and mis practice.
Nelson At Dairy Meeting
The orchestra this year, with 74
fighters ever turned out. Not only cellaneous work.
The third Friday in May is elec
The communities served are: tion day, which falls on May 18
is “Hook and Ladder No. 9” an
intensely interesting and human Scappoose, Chapman, Warren, Yank this year. This leaves April 17 as in the history of the school, but is
With a good representation of
The city council passed a resolu picture, but it also is of great value ton, Deer Island, Goble, Fern Hill, the last day when voters may reg I also the largest student musical or
local dairymen present, Geo. A.
tion Monday night at the regular in teaching the lesson of fire pre Delena and Hudson,
Mayger, ister for the primaries.
I pus. At the opening concert Sunday Nelson of St. Helens, county
meeting to call a special city elec vention.
Quincy, Clatskanie, Marshland, Ver
The county clerk urges that all the program included selections agent, spoke at a meeting in the
tion in Vernonia February 14 to
The sweetest of love stories is'
voters who have sworn i in their from Tschaikowski, Vollstedt, Web- Grange hall Wednesday of last
vote on an amendment to the char
the thrilling action: ens.
votes at previous elections make er’s “Oberon”, Grieg’s “Peer Gynt” week on “Development of Dairying
ter which will enable to council woven around
picture, providing a tender! The county agent made a total sure that their names are In pro and Gounod’s “Faust.”
in the Nehalem Valley.” The meet
to pass ordinances requiring side of the
plot con- of 534 farm visits. There were a per precincts. The registration cards
theme of romance. The
ing was arranged i under the aus-
walks to be constructed, without corns
the breaking up of a life- total of 1278 office calls and 1194
pices of Vernonia Grange. A. L.
Chamber Meet* Today.
the necessity of forming an im-1 long friendship between two young telephone calls in regard to ex that are made out on election
day very frequently either do not
provement district or bonding to
in love with
— tension work during the year. reach county clerk’s office or are meet at noon today at the Horse
There has been a gradual de
pay off the indebtedness of such firefighters who are i..
'de! There were 2230 individual letters improperly filled out so that they
the same girl. The most dramatic
velopment here of alt industries
of "climaxes” in which sense of duty written which are 329 more than are not entitled to record on the shoe cafe. Announcement of com in the past few years,
mittees for- the year will be made
The charter amendment, which takes supercedence over both love'were written last year. There were
permanent registration record.
brought about better conditions
by President R. M. Aldrich.
will be published in the Eagle next and . hate,
, .. gives
_•__ an unusual
_____ i * turn
---- to ^9
1 79 circular letters written with a
Very frequently these cards do
and a good local market, which is
week, proposes to give the council the theme.
j total of 10,312 copies mailed. There
due to the long haul, according to
not state any address, so it Is im-
Appointed on Fair Board
the power, by ordinance, to compel
A thoroughly capable cast is fea- were
possible to notify the elector that
0. G. Weed of Vernonia was ap- Mr. Nelson. He stated that dairy
the owners of lots, blocks or par
cels of land adjacent to and abut tured in “Hook and Ladder No. 9,”j^
7671 which were 51 more than the card is not entitled to record. pointed to serve as a member of ing now forms approximately 42
ting upon any street avenue or al
were held the year before and a Also electors who have moved in the county fair board for a term per cent of Columbia county agri-
to adjoining precincts and have of three years by the county court culture, with an income of $517,-
ley in the city of Vernonia to con lius Keef, Edward Hearn, Dione greater attendance of 2252.
not corrected their registration, last week. He succeeds R. N. Love- 000 a year.
struct or repair sidewalks, within Ellis, Lucy Beaumont, Mary Gordon
In the soil fertility work there may have trouble on election day. lace of Hudson.
60 days of the passage of the or- and Thomas L. Brower.
were two drainage plans laid out
At the primary election next
7,700 cows, and the Nehalem val
dinance, under the supervision of
ley has from 300 to 400 of these,
the city engineer on the established partment will sponsor this show, the ground with estimates made of the May those who are registered as
proceeds of which will be used to
republicans and democrats may
giving it the smallest proportion
cost of draining. There was a total Vote. If any are registered under
help the department funds.
of any section of the county, con
In case the owner fails to com-'
of 100 tons of lime from the state a party name that does not con
ply with the ordinance, the city
lime plant shipped into the county, form to the ticket they desire to During 1927 County Had 547 Boy* sidering the natural advantages
which make it the best dairying
council shall cause the sidewalks or1
which was distributed to 38 farm vote next May, the law denies the
And Girls Actively Engaged
section of the county,” said Mr.
repairs to be constructed by the \
ers for use on their farms.
privilege of changing their regis
city engineer and enter the ex
With a total of 547 boys and Nelson. “Even the smaller number
Three commercial fertilizer tests
girls in Columbia county active en- of cows here at present brings in
pense as a lien against the property H. G. Phelps Appointed by City were conducted; one on late po- tration on election day.
Judge D. B. Reasoner Is the gaged in 4-H club work, a great $25,000 to $30,000 a year to the
Council Monday Night
tatoes, one on early potatoes, and
registrar for electors in this dis (many homes are now represented, valley with cream checks.
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I one on root crops. This was done trict, and the books are open to
The proposed amendment will al-1
“Lumbering has been the main
according to Elizabeth Murray,
so state that the city will not be; The resignation of W. J. Kelly to check up on the value of using registration at the city hall.
industry for some time in this
| county school superintendent.
responsible to damages to any per as city marshal Saturday was ac commercial fertilizers.
In the crop work there have been
son for injury sustained because of cepted by the council Monday
'■'fhe attention that the United locality, but farming will be the
Hubbard—Fruit association sells
demonstrations and observations | 500 tons 1928 fruit to Libby, Mc- i States government gives to it main business in the future, al-
defective sidewalk whenever the
marshal has posted notices upon G. Phelps, who has been deputy carried on in connection with the Neil & Libby.
1 seems to me a sufficient reason, „ I though this in an industry *which
’ 1 is slow to build up. As all the
such places of its unsafe conidtion. marshal for some time was appoint growing of white winter wheat,
]states Miss Murray, “that we
other coast districts of Oregon
The reason for the sudden action ed immediately by Acting Mayor G. which has proved to be a satisfac-
should devote more time to these j which have had the natural ad-
on the part of the council to get
projects. Senator McNary wired
approved by the One field of this was certified this
this charter amendment is to pro unanimously
the state superintendent recently vantages for dairying have built
vide Vernonia with a good system council. Mr. Phelps was forthwith year.
that a bill was being considered up that business, the same will
Federal Aid in Danger
Trebi barley seems to be prov
of sidewalks to be assured of free sworn in as marshal.
favorable that was to make a large happen here. In all the district
ing a satisfactory variety to grow.
mail delivery within the city limits,
work of Oregon the per capita popula-
tion averages 12 cows to a farm,
By E. J. Adams
as asked for recently by the cham park board for 1928 was brought on tidelands and low lands, as it
throughout the various states.
while in the Nehalem the average
up for discussion. Mr. Mellinger is an irrigated barley and requires j Approximately fifteen years ago
ber of commerce.
“Miss Emma Shallop, of the [
stated that he preferred to wait considerable moisture for successful congress realizing the need for Clatskanie grade school last year, will only amount to 3 or 4 cows
until the return of Mayor Guy production. A number of plantings' modern highways to meet the and this year of the St. Helens to the farm. If this section ia
Anniversary of 18th
built up in the same proportion
from his visit in California, have been made of this variety of growing motor traffic, provided
Amendment Observed , Mills
which is expected before the next barley this year and have proven funds to establish a bureau of grade school, completed the largest as other dairying centers, the Ne-
club project in the state. This halem could and should have 2000
public roads in the department of year
The W. C. T. U. sponsored an meeting of the council on Feb satisfactory.
Miss Shallop has organized cows here, which would bring an
banquet Monday night in the so
two large sewing clubs. A great income of about $200,000 a year
nection with the promotion of the!
first the efforts were direct- ‘ deal of interest in being shown and
cial hall of the Evangelical church
to the valley."
on the occasion of the eighth an- his annual report to the council of alfalfa crop, which is increasing edf to building short sections of no doubt she will have the same
Breed Good Cattle
niversary of the passing of the
honor again this year.
Mr. Nelson pointed out the ad
Demonstrations have been made on varying conditions of climate, soil,
18th amendment. Both churches co- nonia. The report was accepted.
“Mrs. Sylvia Archibald of Wilark vantages of breeding good cattle,
the advantages of seeding clover \ drainage and traffic, then observe
has the honor of being the first showing the greater profits derived
After the banquet Rev. G. W.
Joy Theatre Contract oats and vetch. Landino clover was the best types for the several club leader in the state who com- from a little more investment, He
Plumer spoke on conditions in the
planted for the first time on three purposes under the various' coh- pieted the first project in the year discussed the feeds suitable to
day? of the open saloon. He show-
dairy cows and pointed out the
J. H. Bush has announced that different places. Japanese barnyard ditions and develop standard speci- Jwice
ed that before prohibition Portland
Boys and girls 4-H club work is savings effected in growing as
alone had 450 saloons and that on
Passing from 'horse drawn vehic- a part
nat’ona' agricultural j much of the feed consumed as
many cross streets down town there is to be built at the corner of seven different places this year and I
Hirst and Bridge strtets, were is proving a valuable soiling crop. lés to motor cars involved thé ex- extension system. Through it, rural possible. Legume crops, such as
were four saloons, one on each
The Imper al Green Globe turnip, penditure of thousands instead of boys and girls 10 to 20 years of. clover, vetch and alfalfa was es-
| opened at the office of the archi
has proven successful in de hundreds of dollars per mile for hgi, in school and out of school, I pecially recommended,
He also stated that one located
The need for better pasturage
carried on last year roads and the problem was tào are taught better agricultural and
at the corner of Burnside and
awarded to Mr. Saddleberger of and this year, is a heavy yielder much for local road builders.
home economics practices and the' was pointed out, as this is said
Third streets sold more drinks
1 of o
Finding it impossible to indicé finer and more significant things to be a detail often overlooked.
than all the bootleggers put togeth Portland.
------------ 2-2 the
2.J raising of
states and counties to bdild of rural life. It builds men and He recommended
| kale and root crops as Well as
F. E. Malmsten next spoke on the lots has been moved back and pOtato crop, which is one of the adequate roads for motor traffic
These boys and girls are demon- silage,
saying that by
Vernonia in saloon days and now. work of excavating for the base- majn cash crop for Columbia coun- without financial co-operation, con
ment under the stage to hold the ty farmers.
Oscar Weed next gave a talk on
law enforcement, showing the need heating plant started this week. | Special investigations have been the bureau of public roads were ter ways on the farm, in the home, supplemented with mill feed ra*
of having persons to help in every" ■* Mr. Bush has announced that all ma<je of the growing of cherries enabled to offer half the cost if and in the community. They work, I tions, there would not be the nec-
labor possible will be hired from ^his year, for some of the farmers. the roads were built according to earn money, and acquire property. I essity Of having to feed so heavy
| The matter of raising vegetables in standard specifications under the They do the needful, the whole- a ration with expensive feeds.
Rev. Mr. Dunn, evangelist at Vernonia.
j the home garden for an all the supervision of the bureau. This in some, the helpful thing. They be- I This will result in the giving of
the Christian church, next gave a
year supply was discussed with a spired the states and counties to come leaders. They play the game good production with less costs.
talk on the value of prohibition Truck Line To Have A
Local Depot February 1 number of communities. The main provide money and build roads fairly. They meet together, work I The proper methods of mixing
to youth and those who are weak.
points stressed were, the raising of under the federal specifications in together, play together, cooperate, feeds were explained and the sav-
Rev. Teddy Leavitt then gave -a
It is the plan of the Portland- early vegetables and winter vege tended to be of sufficient strength achieve. They build up their bodies! ings effected and better feeds se-
book review on “Prohibition at Its
Worst,” by Irwin. Mrs. Mills and Vernonia Truck line to have a lo tables, and the proper storing of to endure and of proper width, and health through right living. I cured pointed out. He stated that
There are about
11,000,000 he will be glad to furnish anyone
! grade, drainage and curvature to
the ladies of the W. C. T. U. then cal depot by February 1, according vegetables for winter use. "
18 years with bulletins on this or any other
gave a number of songs.
The motto, “Prohibition is the chased two lots from C. C. Clay 10,000 head of cattle, is one of locality. The result is seen in all of age in the United States. There subject upon request.
are now enrolled in 4-H club work
The many sidelines of dairying,
Best Method,” was placed upon the and is building a freight depot the most important agricultural in the states.
next to the Standard Oil plant on dustries in the county. Problems
When we look at some of the about 600,000 rural boys and girls, such as the production of pork to
wall of the social hall.
Rose avenue, which he has leased in connection with the feeding of ; roads that were first built by the or about one out of each 18. The utilize cheap and waste feeds were
to the truck line.
dairy cattle by home grown feeds ' states, roads that at the time aim is so to develop the work that explained. And on farms having
House Burna Saturday.
Appleton Brothers, present own and the providing of these crops in seemed sufficient to endure lor every boy or girl who reaches ms- logged off lands, sheep will work
The Hoffacre house on C street,
plan to give the way of alfalfa and other le- I . ever, but were crushed and da turity and takes up farm life in very nicely to use this space,
east of State, burned to the ground ers of the truck line,
in handling gumous crops, as wel las roots and stroyed under the traffic ta a shall
had the opportunity In according to Mr. Nelson.
Saturday morning, Fire broke out
brought to other crops, have been given at-, few years, we hesitate to contem youth
After the lecture, a general
take part in 4-H club
at 1:30 a.m. and had apparently freight. All material
round table discussion was held
been extinguished, The firemen Vernonia will be left at the ter tention during the past year, as plate the terrific waste of public work.
To find out more about 4-H club which lasted another hour. Ques-
were recalled at 8:30, but the minal, from which place a city well as balancing these rations with funds had not better standards
ask the club member or lo- tions were asked on how to get
flames had gone too far to I save
It is the plan of the company
«•»I club leader, the county exten new cows. Mr. Nelson stated that
Two dairy tours were accom the Bureau of Public Roads.
the building, which had been un
to have a man in. the local office panied. Also advised with those in-! Congress has appropriated the sion agent, the extension director there is no surplus of cows In
occupied for a month.
The origin of the fire Is un at all times to receive freight any terested in the establishing of a aggregate sum of $840,000,000 to of the Oregon Agricultural college, Columbia county at present and
time during the day, make adjust creamery in Vernonia. Three boy», rid thè States in building highways ‘he extension service of the United that an attempt is being made to
known. Insurance was carried.
ments, and generally give an im and girls calf clubs were organiz-'
’ollows; under thè act of 1916, States department of agrirulture, secure heifer calves from Tilla
for a five Vesr p:'<:- ’Vfwhirw-ton, D. C„ or write Eliza mook, where the only calves sold
Marshfield—Last grading done proved service. Mr. Bateman states ed and stock judging teams train
n; »et of 1919, $2C '0.000.000 beth Murray or George Nelson St. are from stock producing 300
on Roosevelt Highway south of that the truck line has signed a ed. Also assisted with the work of I
four-year lease for the property.
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Amendment to City Gharter to
Be Voted On
County Agent Speaks at Meet
ing January 11
February 14 is Date Set
Gow Population is Small
Club Work Interests Many