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VERNONIA, COLUMBIA COUNTY, OREGON, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1931.
Pomona Grange Passes
Number of Import
' budget committee
NAMED BY COURT
The county court at its ses-
sion last week named as the bud-
get committee Leo Gallagher,
Martin White and Clarence Even-
Mr. Gallagher immediately sent
a letter declining acceptance on
account of intended removal from
Rainier, where he resides. His
successor has not been picked,
stated Commissioner T. B. Mills
MADE IN PARK
Improvements have been made
in the city park during the past
week through the courtesy of the
Oregon Gas and Electric comp
any, who donated labor and ma
terial for two park lights' and
for spreading rock and gravel at
the entrance. This was done to
provide easier access to the Camp
fire cabin, used by the Athletic
club and the Campfire girls.
The labor was performed by J.
Legion Sponsors Church
Service, Dance and
Armistice day was celebrated
quietly in Vernonia, practically
Columbia County Pomona
Put On Parole
all of the stores closing, and few
Grange met at St. Helens, Sat-
day, November 7, for their 113th
Central Office people being down town.
meeting, with Deer Island as ; James William Trusty, Tilla-
On Sunday morning about 50
hostess grange. Owing to the i mook youth accused of passing
ex-service men gathered at the
storm there was not as large an jcounterfeit coins here and in
Columbia county chamber of Evangelical church to listen to
attendance as usual, about 125 1 Hood River, was sentenced in the
commerce, who was in Vernonia an appropriate sermon by Rev. G.
being present. The session was ¡federal court at Portland Novem
the forepart of last week, reports W. Plumer. Attendance was the
called to order by Worthy Mas-' ber 4 to serve two years in the
that the office has moved into largest at any similar service
ter Warren Young, with all offi penitentiary and pay a fine of
its new quarters in the White since he has been in Vernonia,
cers except one present.
$100. He was then placed un-
building in St. Helens, on First Mr. Plumer states.
Reports from all subordinate on probation and turned over to
Tuesday afternoon H. E. Mc
street near Cowlitz. Mrs. Eva
granges were read, and although the state parole officer for the
and J. E. Kerr, represent
Tice has been engaged as assis
not much gain in membership is reason that he was on probation
ing the local post of the American
reported, . granges
are busy, the from the state reform school when
the more than 600 inquiries re Legion, addressed the students of
lecturers are giving good Pro*jhe committed the crime.
garding Columbia county is ser the Vernonia high school.
grams, and committees are active, j Trusty was one of two men
In the evening a Legion dance
iously under way. He states that
Winenia grange leads in me®",captured in The Dalles after an
the details incident to opening was held at Arcadia park. There
bership with 103 members, ern, exciting chase in which a number
the office have kept him from re was a large crowd in attendance
Hill second with 91. Chapman, Qf sbots were exchanged with the
turning to Vernonia for further and the post, which rented the
NOV nfr 1951
our new grange, has a member- officers. He and his companion,
work in lining up support for the park for the occasion, realized a
ship of 30, has built a hall and jjorman Craig, rented a two room
organization. Other communities profit.
expects to be very busy during! I shack on Rose avenue early in
Wednesday evening a banquet
are showing an interest in the or
the coming months.
______ , and after they had CHANGES MADE
I _ September,
ganization, and there is every evi- was held in the social room of
The visitors present^ were Mr.
evidence that lead dollars
IN STORE WINDOW idence that the work of organiza- the Evangelical church. Aunt Sal
IN TRUCK LINE
and Mrs. Ray Gill, Mr. S. H. were made on the premises as
ly Spencer, representing the Wo
An interesting display of War 'tion will receive hearty support men’s Relief corps, was mistress
Changes were made effective
Edwards, state deputy, Mrs. F. discovered. Only a very few of
B. Harlow, chairman of the state these dollars were passed here,
of ceremonies. There was no set
Mr. Garrett plans to be in program, but short talks were
The indoor baseball season will dow of the former Hieber Togg
truck line service owing to a re
grange home economic committee, as far as known.
duction in the number of em start next week, the first game ery Armistice week by O. R. i Vernonia some time the coming made by H. E. McGraw, J. L.
and Miss Nye, who is connected
jweek to continue his work in
being scheduled for ■Tuesday, Hyland and J. C. Lincoln.
with extension work at the Ore-
Timmons, E. S. Thompson, Con
The collection included many 'lining up support of Vernonia nie Anderson *id Rev. G. W.
gon Agricultural college.
A. W. Davis, agent at Verno There will also be a game on
A resolution, by the condo-
nia, is driving the truck in place Wednesday night, and after the photographs, Army and Navy
Plumer, In addition Mrs. Har-
first week four nights a week.
uniforms, a trench hat, shells,
lence committee, on the death of
ry Kerns and Mrs. E. S. Thomp-
Lose To City View at 2 p. m. instead of in the Tuesday night the Federals grenades, coins, decorations and
brother G. W. McKinister of
son spoke in behalf of the Auxili-
Beaver Homes grange was adopt
morning as previously, and the with last season’s line-up almost numerous other souvenirs.
ary, and Mrs. H. E. McGraw
ed, and the charter draped by I A number of the local golfers office will be with the Kerr Mo intact under the leadership of
pled for increased membership
the Worthy Chaplain, in his , went to Portland Sunday with tor company, who will take all Tom Bateman will tangle with Harvard Malmsten
Armistice Game *<dung into account the national
convention of the Legion in Port
| the Columbia county team and orders in the absence of Mr. Bert Tisdale’s Legion stars.
Is Seriously Hurt
The followir^g lecture htyir ! met defeat at the hands of the Davis.
land next year. Mrs. A. W.
On Wednesday the Athletics
was given in the evening: Song, I City View club members. The
spoke in behalf of the Wo
Harvard Malmsten, son of Mr.
Arrival will be at the same with Virgil Drorbaugh at the
by the grange; recitation, Mrs. j final team scores were 36 H to time as before, and there will be helm swing into action against and Mrs. S. V. Malmsten, is tem Vernonia defeated Banks Arm men’s Relief corps and E. S.
Winn; Talk on our great prob |14%. It was very cold and no reduction in service, Mr. Dav- the Teachers, a newly organized porarily blind as the result of a
> a spirited game with a score of Thompson led in singing, “It’s a
lem, Ray Gill; Monologue, Thanks ' rainy and the Columbia county is states.
long, long trail.”
nine headed by Ed Condit. The blow on the head received in the 18 to 6.
Schwab; team seemed to be unable
Teachers promise to open a few game between Vernonia high
Story, Mr. Condit;
____ _ the
__ i ___
Story, Mrs. _____
nine Ten Organizations
eyes with their brand of educated school and Banks Armistice day. j In the first quarter Banks KEASEY SCHOOL
Becker; Talk, Taxes and the holes.
It is too early yet to determine (kicked off to Vernonia. Barker,
Back County Agent ball.
, 1 one of the local squad, made
World Wide Depression, Mr. Ed-i
return match will be played
All games will be played in the the full extent of the injuries, | a touchdown on a pass. Art Nan-
wards; recitation, Mr. Sickles; here Sunday. The City Vew club
Keasey school, district 18, has
According to information which Legion hall, beginning at 7 p. m. state; the attending physician. 1 son tried for the goal kick but
Talk, Mr. Nelson; Songs by has senj word they will,bring out has come to County Agent George “Admission is free, and it’s open
received frim Nacional Sculola
The mishap occurred during
; 22-24 men and inasmuch as the A. Nelson up to Tuesday 10 season on umpires,” states one the third quarter. The boy was failed to make the extra point. Grupo Pro Melero, Arjona-Jaen,
The master annuonced the next greater part of the county team farm and business organizations of the members of the committee taken out of the game, but did Right after Vernonia scored, Spain, a portfolio through the
meeting would be with Beaver jis composed of local players, all in the county have endorsed the in charge.
not seem seriously hurt and was Banks made a touchdown but I medium of the Junior Red Cross
Homes grange Saturday, Febru- »eam piayers should get in touch work of the county agent and
able to walk to the bench. Short failed to make the extra point by exchange.
Ladies to Play Monday
breaking Vernonia’s defence line.
Several other of the county
! with O. T. Bateman in regard are asking the county court for
The ladies of the Athletic club ly after, however, his vision be In the second quarter Banks
A rising vote of thanks was
piacing. Play will begin promp- a continuance of the office. In
have been receiving port
tendered Deer Island grange for tly at 9.30 and a]] p]ayers are addition to the resolution by Po have the exclusive use of the with his mother, his eyesight be- was penalized half the distance' folios, County Superintendent
their gracious hospitality. Granga urged to be on time
mona grange, reported in another baseball, as last year, they are ing sufficiently good to guide the1»0 »*lc K°a* 'ine for kneeing.” - | ------------
car safely. Thursday morning he George fumbled on the goal line . Beaver Homes school has just
was closed in due form by the
The following Sunday, Novem- column, the County Farmers’ un-
planning a series of volley ball complained of total blindness, and and Banks recovered the ball. . received a portfolio of school
' ber 22, there will be a handicap ion resolved in favor of the of-
The following resolutions were turkey shoot. Mr. Macpherson is fice at a meeting in Bradbury Oc- games. It is hoped number of was not able even to distinguish There was some discussion as to work and pressed flowers from
will be a sufficient
whether or not Vernonia should -
(expecting that there will be at tober 31.
girls out Monday to warrant or- light.
get two extra points but it was Geneva, Switzerland. This is one
Concerning Logged-off Lend. | least tw0 flights and possibly
“To my knowledge no farmer ganizing the teams at once, states
finally decided not to give the ■ of the most interesting portfolios
Whereas the County of Colum- three, as the members are dis- or other organization has backed
Miss Ethel Tousley.
bia has thousands of acres of p]ayjng considerable interest in up the County Taxpayers’ league,”
I ever received, Miss Murray de
At Mrs. Culver’s
Between the second and third clares, and it is especially prized
logged-off land sold for delin- this Thanksgiving event,
declares Mr. Nelson.
quent taxes, and
| The team captain is trying to
Mrs. William Culver entertain quarters the Vernonia high because very few are sent from
Joe Dunne Praises
Whereas said lands are of no arrange a home and home match
ed the Kensington club at her. 'school
— serpentined the field, Switzerland. Among the pressed
benefit to said county in their w,th Briarcliff and as there is
! flowers is a specimen of Eidel-
home on Thursday afternoon, No- K¡v>ng _ _ yells for both teams,
present condition, in that no rev keen rivalry between this club Adopts Name
In the third quarter Vernonia weiss
(pure silver-white star
enue from taxes or other sources and Vernonia it should be a close
__ • ~ kicked off to Banks. Ralph Geo-'shaped perennial flower). It is
The time was spent in sewing,
is received by said county, and match.
bazaar r - &e caught
a pass and made a Switzerland’s national emblem
The first match will
Emil Messing, secretary of the for the Pythian Sisters’ b»»o.
Whereas much of said land is probably be played here and the ing Wednesday afternoon at the chamber of commerce, has receiv- to be held December 5. Delight- touchdown for Vernonia. •
and plays an important part in
home of Mrs. J. W. Brown, had
. were served i i_ by ' I In r» the fnnrin
tillable and susceptible of culti dates will be announced later.
quarter Delmar that country’s legends and poetry.
ed from Senator Joe
E. Dunne ' * ful i refreshments
vation, and Therefore be it re
__ _ __
Morton made a touchdown by re- The flowers are compound and
following letter regarding the ‘ the hostess,
The by-laws were approved, in- the
solved that there are hundreds OUT OF TOWN GUESTS
road ! Those present included Mrs. E. covering the ball from a Banks j are surrounded by small woolly
eluding the new name for the
of families that would settle and AT FAREWELL DINNER
Kerr: S. Thompson, Mrs. James Nanson, fullback. Vernonia was penalized flower-leaves and sage green fol-
improve said lands if proper and
“During the last fight for the'Mrs. Tom Crawford, Mrs. Dan, 10 yards for two incomplete iage leaves. The portfolio is a
reasonable terms were given, and
road to the sea, let me say that'Brown, and Mrs. Harry Culbert- passes.
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Whereas we believe that the and Mr. and Mrs. Leo Tomlin of whipped cream, and coffee were
The line-up for the teams was
fight would have lagged and son.
taxpayers and the county, would Longview were the out of town served by Mrs. Brown and Mrs. dragged
be greatly benefited by having guests Sunday, November 1, at a J. E. Tapp. Those present were not for Jack Kerr.
jtain the club next on the af- Vernonia
this land settled and improved, farewell dinner to George W. Mrs. H. A. Pearse, Mrs. 1 F. D.
by the County Court giving a Ford given at the home of Mr.
part in th# machine that,
deed to not more than forty and Mrs. J. L. Timmons. Ver- Mrs. F. M. Wall, Mrs. H. E. Mc working
acres to each settler, when im- nonia guests were Mr. and Mrs. Graw, Mrs. A. J. Hughes, Mrs. L. put the short road to the sea in JUSt Eight Bridge ClUD
C. R. Vanderzander
provements consisting of clearing E. H. Washburn and Harry G.
tham, Mrs. J. L. Timmons, Mrs. and kept everybody going and,
not less than five acres, and Phelps,
T. Crawford, Mrs. A. L. Kul- with a committee as a whole, and| The Just Eight Bridge club was 1 Malmsten
building a house of not less than j
"Armistice day was a beautiful
three rooms, with small barn andiFOOD DONATED TO NEEDY lander, Mrs. C. F. Hieber, Mrs. Jack Kerr as its head, Vernonia entertained by Mrs. Lloyd Bak- 1 Barker
Lyda ly over in France," said Happy
other outbuildings, then, and at! The Woman’s Relief corps and
Kauffman 1* lompson recently on reminis-
Ml I just wanted to say your J. A. Hughes holding high score, Nanson
The next meeting will ba held
which time, but not to exceed »h® Legion Auxiliary donated the
five years, a deed shall be issued lcf» over food from the ban<lue‘ December 9 at the home of Mrs. senator would have been helpless j Delicious refreshments were ’ Marks
“ A bunch of us were stationed
to the settler, and at which time Wednesday night to the Commu-
the time in a little French
the property shall be placed on
ChesL . 1 A large
-------Mrs. W. J. Armitage.
Other,1“» foo»bal1 «ame of the ”e“on' village with nothing much to do.
the tax roll.
were Mrs. j. L. Timmons, IVernoni« lost four and won three On the morning of November 11
STILL MORE BIG PRODUCE
ATHLETIC CLUB PARTY
Now be it resolved that we J. L. Timmons to two needy fami
, games this year, while last year several of us were sent out with
A pumpkin tipping the scales Mrs. HarTy Kerns, Mrs. Rose
ask the County Court to give'
Vernonia did not score a touch- shovels to clean out the streeta
this proposition a thorough in- of children, and it was a real
and doorways of the houses where
Campfire cabin. The public is bition in the Eagle office. It and Mrs. Lola Nance.
vestigation and, if found feasible, *ea» »° them, he says.
the cows and other' domestic ani
was grown by J. H. Sell.
to adopt some such plan. Fur The father and son banquet
P.-T. A TO MEET
mals lived in the houses with
W. 3. McDaniel left Tuesday
Mr. Sell also brought to the
ther that a committee be appoint
A meeting of the Parent-Teach their owners.
Guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. office a carrot weighing 3 lbs.,'morning on a business trip to
ed to wait on the County Court
“When news of the signing was
ers association is to be held in the
__ ; Klamath Falls.
ly scheduled for this evening, has Rose on Armistice day were Mr. 1-oz., and 11 inches in length.
to furtherance and investigation. been indefinitely postponed be and Mrs. Earl Pearson and fami lie
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------— today sf- brought to us, boy, we sure drop
A. E. nuBiu.1
made <a a business Washington
He states that
raised | n.
Committee appointed, A. L.
cause of the absence of the minis ly and Mr. and Mrs. Jim Bloyd some that are larger than Chis trip to Portland Wednesday even-lter assembly, which begins at ped those shovels—just went off
and left them—dirt and all.”
during the season.
ling, returning Thursday noon.
'2:30. Tea will be served.
ter, F. Claude Stephens.
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