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VERNONIA, OREGON, THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 1928
Volume6, Number 25
Jury List Drawn
*»'1*928 Annual Report Made
Basketball Team Climbs 1928 Here
For Justice Court
Few Registered president,
Mrs. H. E. McGraw, retiring
1928 jury list for district
By Park Commission To Second Position In I 4 The
of Columbia county, of which
acted as intallir.g officer
meeting of the Am
P. Hill is justice of the peace, has:
On Last Yeai’s Work Golumbia County League I 'been
To Vete In City at erican the special
Legion Auxiliary Monday
drawn as follows:
American Legion i
Installs Officers for
night, when the following members
R. M. .Aldrich, Frank Allen, A. i
Park Haa Been Graded, Cleared, One Point Defeat by St. Helen*
were placed in office.
Austin, A. Bennett, Cass Ber- '
and Trees Trimmed; Tentative
In First Game Marred Perfect
Mrs. M. E. Moe, president; Mrs.
gerson, Chas. Bergerson, Peter Ber-
Harry Wilson, vice president; Mrs.
gerson, L. Boeck Sr., J. W. Brown, |
J. C. Lindley, vice presidentj Mrs.
Louis Brown, C. Bruce, J. H. Bush,
E. H. Washburn, secretary; Mrs.
The park commission was ap- ball team has now reached second D. C. Cason, Albert Childs, H.
R. F. Nance, treasurer Mrs. Em
Christenson, J. M. Clark, B. J.
mett Crow, chaplain, Mrs. W. S. pointed by the mayor last March place in the Columbia county) Cline, H. M. Condit, A. B. Counts,
Eason, historian; Mrs. W. W.
B. Crowley, C. Dübendorf, R. Dun
Jackson, sergeant-at-arms; Mrs. E. | 9th of that month. Since then there Scappoose, Rainier and Clatskanie can, J. Emmons, R. Emmott, J. A.
J. Tousley, Mrs. W. H. Hurley and has been eight meetings of the are also competing. Vernonia’s two Erickson.
Mrs. V. Powell, executive com board and a great deal has been point defeat of Rainier here last
A. Fonda, L. L. Graven, C. F. Goal of 300 Members is Sot For
Friday makes the situation look
The city council allowed the favorable for a chance at the Hieber, G. Henkle, R. Hammack,
Entitled to Vote in Special
1928; Past Year Was First in
After the installation Mrs. H.
F. Hartwick, A. R. Holmes, W. H.
Which Active All Year.
City Election February 14
E. McGraw was presented with a park $100, and $141.66 was taken, championship pennant, according to Hurley, G. C. Johns, H. Johns, M.
in on Vernonia day. This money local fans,
past president’s jewel.
has been used for grading, clear-j A nervousness in playing was, Jolley, J. Kranick, A. L. Kullander,
The Vernonia Chamber of Com
With a special city election set
ing away brush and trimming trees ! evident in the game with St. HcT- ! [ J. R. Lee, Chas. Malmsten, H. E. merce has set a goal of 300 mem
for February 14, when the voters
Pomona Grange Meets Feb. 4.
-1 the first 1 of the -------
season, 1 1 McGraw, B. McDonald, J. A. Mc- bers for 1928, according to R. M.
of Vernonia will decide whether
Columbia County Pomona Grange in the park.
they want a charter amendment to will have their 98th regular ses
This year the city council voted which has been partly overcome. In Donald, J. P. McDonald, John Mil- Aldrich, president, who states that
the first half of the Rainier game, 'er> Geo. McDonald, Chas Mellinger, the past year was the most suc
permit the council to pass ordi sion with Beaver Valley Grange the park $500 and some of this vr
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nances compelling property owners 1306 on Saturday, February 4. The ) sum has been spent for digging Vernonia lead 18 to 10. During f’erry Mellinger, Mike Miller, C. cessful in its history, having been
the first year that the cnamber was
to construct or repair sidewalks in secretaries are asked to send in I a ditch and grading with a tractor,
Alex Morton, Mike O’Conner, F. active the whole time.
the city, the warning is issued by I Pomona reports in ample time fur Several huge stumps were burned the Vernonia team made
City Recorder D. B. Reasoner that I the meeting.
and now the ground is in fine shots at the basket than Rainier, Overson, Andrew Parker, N. J.
An office has been maintained,
but nervousness again creeped Parker, W. O. Porterfield, C. w. where general information is given
but few are entitled to vote at
As soon as the weather is set over' them, and but few were net Reithner, Thos. Riggles, J. W. Rose, out to travelers and settlers, both
Magazines Will Be
R. Sesseman, Earl Snider, Dan from personal inquiry and through
tled enough there will be more ted.
Since less than 300 voted at the
Furnished High School
The game in Portland Friday I Steiner, A. Sword, R. Spencer, J. the mails. Many inquiries come
grading done and the ground will
city election in the fall of 1926,
By P.-T. Association | be
leveled and seeded to grass. A night with Hill Military academy, E. Tapp, E. S. Thompson, C. O. every week from persons interest
all others automatically cancelled
their registration, according to the
The Parent-Teacher association I number of people have offered to is expected to give the local team Thomas, Roy Tucker, Evan Tre- ed in this section of Oregon, who
law. It will be necessary for these which met at the high school Fri- donate plants and shrubs and these a good workout, inasmuch as it harne, C. A. Van Alstine, Harry want to go into the dairy, sheep,
does not figure in the county Wilson, Albert Wood, Bert Wood, poultry, general farming or other
persons to re-register to vote at day with the vice-president, Mrs. will be collected and planted.
Water will be piped into the lea£ue results. January 31 the lo- Dave Dübendorf.
this coming election as a law pass E. A. Green in the chair, plans to
ed recently no longer permits the furnish the high school with mag park and a camp stove built so [co^ team will journey to Clatskanie,
Witn a larger membership, the
swearing in of voters on election azines and the high school teachers it can be used for picnics. Some I where local fans hope they will Womens Relief Corps
scope of work of the secretary’s
Installs Officers For
have been asked to make a list. tables and benches have already Ieven the score against that team,
day in Oregon.
office will be enlarged, according
February 9 Last Day
of the magazines that would be been donated and the park com-¡when the chance for the county
to Mr. Aldrich, who states that
mission hopes to have a well estab- j championship was lost on that floor,
Judge Reasoner has set February most suitable.
the amount of work that can bo
The Womens Relief Corps in-j done to advertise this valley is
9 as the last day when he will ac-
Each of the three schools were lished city park functioning by
stalled the newly elected officers limited only by the funds avail
cept registrations for the special asked to make a list of the things early summer.
There are plans for tennis courts
for 1928 at an all day meeting able.
election, as he must have time to that are needed most in the school.
Thursday. Mrs. Horseman came
prepare the poll books and other Each list is to approximate $25. and play grounds for the children j
A c 'dar lettir has rerently
material for the election on Feb
Mrs. Judd Greenman gave a very! and some money is now available1 Review of
Market over from Portland to install the , been sent to all the memtiers ask
officers. After the installation a ing them V state their preference
ruary 14. He also states that it interesting talk on “Books.” She for playground apparatus as soon
Trends For Past Week
would be advisable for all persons pointed out that there are suitable)as the ground is in shape,
Grain. The market for the prin- luncheon was served in the social | as to the committees op n vtich
who were sworn in the last time books for every age and she urged | The board is feeling very opti-1 cipal grains held generally firm | room of the Evangelical church.
w'ah to ser’e, bqiv'ig Mat
registered^ as mistakes sometimes the parents to have as many books mistic and are looking forward to during the week just past. Sharp
Officers for the coming year are: ^better results will be obtained this
they voted to check up with his as possible in the home, from the a summer when the people of Ver competition for high protein qual President, Nannie B. Hall; senior | way, as the arbitrary placing of
records to see if they are properly nursery rhymes for the little tots, nonia will have a real park in ities of spring wheat advanced the vice president, Ruth Reese; junior i some members on certain com
occurred at such times which would to good magazines for the older which to play.
market somewhat for the best qual vice president, Alma Mills; treas mittees in which they are not in
void the registration.
ity. There was a fair demand for urer, Lenia Stanton; chaplain, Min terested is a waste of time.
With the move recently made
The committees listed are: Roads,
She also remarked that she1 the products of the forest.
for both 7 red and white nie John; conductor, May Mel
by the local Chamber of Commerce thought the stories which the young I The spirit of conservation seized, exports at Portland, Oregon. Wet linger; guard, Laura Sauer; secre industries, fish and game, agricul
in asking for free postal deliver people read today are much better
in the Pacific northwest are tary Eula John Stanton; patriotic I ture,
within the city limits, it was found than the dime novels wjiich were I dent was authorized by acts of wheats
membership, land settlement, and
to withdraw from entry, finding
that there is a scarcity of side read so extensively a generation I congress
- - aside in forest . reserves, ¡feeding channels.
The barley respondent, Mrs. A. J. Sitts; mus civic improvement.
walks in this locality. Among other ago.
Luncheons are held at noon ev
market is generally firm with re- ician, Alta R. John; assistant con
things, the post office department
At the next meeting of the P.-
ductress, Irene Spencer; assistant ery two weeks by the local chamber
requires continuous sidewalks to T. A. a new president will be
the Horseshoe cafe. The next
is a good demand for feeding bar guard, Ida Johnson; color bearers, at
meeting will be Thursday. Feb
all places where mail is to be de elected as Mrs. Madge Rogers has | congress repealed this law and re
ley. Oats ruled firm all over the
served that right unto itself.
livered. With the need so apparent resigned this office.
Miller; No. 3, Beulah Baslington; ruary 2. All persons interested In
The forest lands of the east, country.
the affairs of the chamber, whether
the city council quickly passed a
No. 4, Attie Cameron.
however, had already passed into
members or not, are invited to at
resolution putting up the charter
private ownership. The trees had prices during the past week have
tend these meetings.
amendment to the people to be I
been harvested and the lands were strengthened feed prices. Cotton
passed on. Little opposition has
Ladder No. 9” To Go
being devoted to agriculture. Till seed products again ruled irregul
The following members of the
been heard to the proposed amend
(By E. J. Adams)
To Fire Department local voiture of 40 et 8 attended
able fields and buildings were fast arly higher. Alfalfa meal was gen
ment, and it is believed that it I
One hundred and fifty years ago, taking place of the stumps, and erally firm. Hay market generally
a “wreck” and banquet given by
will pass, however, it is said that
The proceeds of the “Hook and the Portland unit there Saturday
some property owners do not want a time well within the memory the lands, and the improvements was firm to a little higher.
Potatoes. The potato market I Ladder No. 9” will go to the Ver- night. A. L. Kullander, C. Nance,
to pay for this small improvement of our grandfathers, this country thereon, together with the personal
somewhat weaker, at the I nonia Volunteer Fire department, H. E. McGraw, J. C. Lindley, H.
at this time
week, all over the coun I who is sponsoring the picture, I Wilson, J. E. Covington, E. H.
the measure defeated.
Oregon, Washing I which will be shown at the Rose Washburn, and Wm. Folger
After the amendment is passed,
1,242 cars I theatre Monday, January 30.
the council may then proceed to
That the portrayal of life in' 40 Local Pupils Pass
during the week of January 8 to
pass ordinance requiring the build needs of the world for all time. | education.
fire department might be as'
ing of sidewalks. It is expected that
i__ -__ 1.1_ -J sist of about one hundred and fifty the week before. The total move accurate as possible, the City of,
they will merely require wood side- portation was by
State examinations were held on
walks in the majority of cases,
or even the repairing of some now waterways by wind or man power. ■ different states and the territories the first week mentioned was 5,344 sources of its firefighting forces at Friday in Oregon history and geo
Along the banks of the navigable of Alaska and Porto Rico. Over cars compared with 4,217 the pre the disposal of the F. B. O. studios graphy for students in the sixth
in existence. The cost of having
for the filming of “Hook and Lad and seventh grades. The following
the grade established in each case streams grew sturdy oak trees i one hundred and thirty-two million
Apples. Apples are moving ac der No. 9.”
were successful: Oregon
will probably be deferred until suitable for building the vessels. acres, eighty-four per cent of the
i All the fire-house scenes were students
history, Reba Adams, Aubrey Aus-
such a time as the city wishes to The only concern of the fathers whole are located in the eleven tively from storage. Compared with
was the preservation of these oak western states of Washington. Ore 1 previous seasons the shortage in cold actually taken in the engine head- tin, Giles Bennett, Leia Beveridge,
build only cement walks.
Publication of the full proposed trees for use in ship building and gon, California, Montana, Idaho, storage stocks is becoming greater quarters at the corner of Second Mildred
charter amendment may be found so it came about that they were Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and greater. Few changes occurred and Western avenues in Hollywood,' Robert Dickerson, Chester Evans,
Mexico, in apple prices during the week and the many shots of the big red Virginia Fielding, Delmar George,
preserved by statute and ordinance Nevada,
on another page of this issue.
| and occupy about eighteen per cent just passed altho prices on Euro trucks in action were filmed with Marion Gray, Thelma Johnston,
Steam railroads were then un of the aggregate area of these pean markets declined somewhat. the local smoke-eaters handling Wilma Johnston, Celesta McDonald,
Portfolio From France.
Butter. A firm tone to the but their own equipment
Mrs. Nichol, who teaches in the
__ _ known and undreamed of, but they states.
Bert Mills, Beatrice Morris, John
If the national forests within I ter market at San Francisco pre
While this participation of real McKee, Ruby Palmer, May Pendle-
Washington school, has received soon followed, as the second great
through the Red Cross, a portfo-! transportation system, and opened these eleven states were transferred vailed. In the Eastern markets the firemen in the picture lent a touch ton, Jewel Smith, Arnold Trude,
lio from Ecoles des Ponts, Surnon, up the interior to settlement and to Atlantic coast it would lequire prices declined somewhat. Produc of realsm found impossible to ob- Alice Watts,
_ . . Junior Aldrich, ,___
France. This is in exchange for development. The railroads decreas the entire area of the twelve tion is still increasing. The storage tain in any other way, it necessita-) Geography:
one the Vernonia schools sent there, ed the passing need for ships and states of Maine, New Hampshire, withdrawals are light. Foreign ted the use of extremely delicate garet Bennett, Delphine Cates, Le-
last year. It is said to be a beau also brought within easy reach of Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecti- prices are lower. There were 46,- care in lighting and filming the roy Christensen, Lewis Davis, Nel-
tiful portfolio and contains among: the shipbuilders and abundance of cut, Rhode Island, New York, New 309,000 pounds of creamery butter action, as all of the men stead- lie Green, Lawrence Jeschard, Des-
Maryland, in storage January first compared fastly refused to done make-up. | mond Laird, George Laird, Marion
other things a text book on “Meth-1 timber suitable for shipbuilding and Jersey, Pennsylvania,
i Delaware, and West Virginia to with 34,347,00 pounds a year ago,
“Hook and Ladder No. 9” is a Lindley, Irene
ods of Reading,” such as is used all other purposes.
and a five year average of 41,- screen story based upon the rivalry Northup,
in their own school. It also con-, As our fathers moved inland to hold them,
of two young firemen who love Owens, Christine Rainey, Louise
tains pen and mechanical drawings hew out homes for their families, 1 It is estimated that about seven 989,000 pounds.
the same girl. Their adventures Roberson, Glenn Urie, Russell
and paintings by the children and they sought tillable and productive hundred billion feet of merchanta
these been an active demand for wool and hair-raising escapes in the Whitsell.
some interesting views of the town. land. The finest oak and walnut ble timber is standing in th™
Another interesting feature is some trees were cut down, rolled to- national forests, and one hundred with some contracting during the course of their duty and love forms
Grange School Planned
letters from the children which 1 gether and burned, that wheat, and ten million acres are suitable last two weeks. There has been a what is said to be one of the
considerable advance in prices. Buy most dramatically realistic pictures
The second annual grange lec
are written in both French and oats, corn, hay and potatoes might for grazing purposes.
Many people have the mistaken ers are active in western Oregon of fire department life ever shown turers school designed to assist
grow in their place.
During later but still the early notion that to conserve our timber counties. A few sales were reported on the screen.
officers of the local organizations
The school is also in receipt of
Among the featured members of in preparing literary and recreation
a letter from Volkeschule, Frei- years of this republic, and within we must entirely stop the cutting during the last week of Australian
berg, Germany, saying that they the memory of men now living, and keep it as it stands for some wools, with generally stronger tone. the cast are such well known programs has been scheduled for
names as Cornelius Keefe,
Ed- February 1-2-3 on . the campus of
have received a portfolio from Ver the forests in the great lakes re future need greater than now Mohair prices are firm.
Livestock. Cattle prices still con ward Hearn, Dione Ellis, Mary the state college. The three-day
nonia and are sending one in re Irion seemed sufficient to supply exists, but we must remember that
turn. Enclosed were a number of the needs of our people forever, timber like grain is a crop and to tinue to advance. A strong de Gordon, Lucy Beaumont, Thomas program featuring demonstrations
within a very few years they keep it standing after it is ripe mand in the country and a weaker L. Brower, Johnny Gough and of community drama, recreational
views of the town. According to
cut and removed. The lumber is not conservation, but waste, i supply is tending to increase In others.
plans, and round-table discussions
the letter it is “a small town of
Conservation consists of utilizing terest in cattle. Cattle are feeding
men went south and west for
will be in charge of Mrs. Minnie
Mrs. O. T. Bateman has been E. Bond, state lecturer, and Paul
the products of the land, Cut the exceptionally well throughout the
more trees to cut.
Not until we saw the forests of mature trees without harm and state with an ample feed supply. confined to her home for the past V. Maris, director of the exten
H. B. Gates of Los Angeles, J.
H. Roberts, J. M. McKenzie, J. H. the east and middle west gone leave sufficient seed trees to re- Sheep and lamb prices are firm two weeks with smallpox. Her sis sion service.
Cohen and J. Enentes of Portland and trees of the south falling like produce their kind to take the place at Portland with receipts light dur ter Luella Williams has been stay-
Bom: In Tacoma, on January
are registered at tjie Hy-Van ho- grain before the reaper did we of those removed. Conservation al ing the week just passed. Hog ng with her and her husband has
tel. Mr. Cohen is looking over the realize that our timber was ex so consists of keeping the forest ( prices are still weak on coast mark been staying with her parents, Mr. 24, to Mr. and Mrs. N. Trussler
territory in the interests of a box haustable, and the time might clean and free from fire and de- ets. Prices on the eastern markets and Mrs. R. Williams during the of Vernonia, a seven and a half
pound baby girl.
remain about steady. *
come when our people want for structive pests.
All Not Voting In Last Election
A Novel Method of Choosing
February 9 Is Last Dale
Membership Drive to Start
late Farm Market Review
In Our National Foresis