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About Vernonia eagle. (Vernonia, Or.) 1922-1974 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 20, 1931)
VERNONIA, COLUMBIA COUNTY, OREGON, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1931.
The Silver Lining
School District Budget
Drawn Up This
URGED NOT TO
GO TO PORTLAND
OF COUNTY NURSE
Miss Nettie Alley, county health
nurse, performs a very valuable
service in the schools, declares
Superintendent E. H. Condit, and
it would be a serious loss if the •¿.•y.-’.
appropriation for her office
should be withdrawn,
Among the duties which she
performs, he states, are aiding &
in dental work, informing the
pupils about their teeth, aden It
oids, and physical condition,
thereby helping to keep the
children in good health, avoiding
loss of school time and possibly
heavy medical expenses. She al
so does quarantine work in rural
communities, and helps in the fit
ting of glasses to those who can
not afford them.
She also investigates cases fur
the county and city health of- I
ficers, Mr. Condit states, and
vaccinates at cost.
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The planning department of
the Portland Community Chest
issued this week the following
“Keep your young folks at
home this winter.
“The unemployment situation
in Portland is such that we are
advising young people not to
seek employment here; but to re
main in their home towns, unless
they have enough money to tide
them over or friends and family
with whom they can live.
“Remember, disappointment is
a sad beginning to a young per
son’s career. It will be far bet
ter to remain at school another
year or help at home, than be
obliged to return home disheart
ened and discouraged.”
Resolutions urging the retention
A hearing on the proposed city
of the office of county nurse and
budget us to be held in the city
advocating the framing of a law
hall at 7:30 tonight, when all
permitting counties to take over
persons affected by the tax ask
cut-over lands and permit settlers
ed for are privileged to appear
to improve them in order to get
before the city council acting as
them back on the tax rolls were
a levying board and suggest any
passed at the chamber of com
changes they may desire.
merce meeting in the Masonic
Proponents of the budget point
temple Wednesday noon.
out that the tax asked for is
“It would be a grave mistake
$1,536.00 less than last year. In
at the present time to abolish
order to comply with the techni
the office of county nurse,' ,” de-
cal requirements of the six per
Opens New Office dared J. E. Kerr, "There is more
cent limitation law it will be ne Mrs Malmsten
opportunity now than ever be-
cessary to hold an election asking
authority to exceed the amount.
| The office of the Columbia fore to do good in that office,
The city officers desire to make
county chamber of commerce has The dollar spent in maintaining
it plain that this does not mean
been opened in the White build her work brings a greater return
Mrs. E. E. Malmsten died in the
an increase in he budget, as some
ing located at First and Cowlitz than any other county dollar
Emanuel hospital, Portland, Tues-
have erroneously supposeu,
i. t . -i
streets in St. Helens. The new spent.”
because of a low base. If thelda*
heart flure. She had
Dr. Marvin R. Eby also testi-
office is a spacious room on the
authority to exceed the limitation' ‘•‘»"pletely recovered from an
ground floor affording easy ac fied to the value of the county
is not granted, the city will ber°Peratl°" for •pPJendi®i?’ a.fe,w
cess to those who call on the nurse, and Judd Greenman, chair
WPPK8 hpfnrp. nnn mlliprl ninolv
restricted to a tax of $1,758.43, weeks before, and rallied nicely
county chamber for information man of the meeting, stated that
wholly inadequate to maintain the despite serious complications at Alex Sword Dies
and other purposes relating to she more than pays her own way
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required functions of the city the time.
The ceiling and in the savings she effects.
Funeral services were held
government, they assert.
Land Settlement Discussed
Holds Rally Here manufactured in are
After Long Illness
the Thursday in the Evangelical
The election regarding
Lester Sheeley explained that
right to exceed the limitation will church at Vernonia, Rev. F. B.
ty by the Fir-Tex Insulating
In order to allow the
the suggestion of the Poipona
be by secret ballot a week from Culver an d Rev. G. W. Plumer
Alex Sword, 78, died at his
grange regarding the taking over
Interment was in
Only registered voters officiating.
a chance to enjoy Thanks
wood Christian Endeavor Union also has loaned the organization of cut-over lands on which taxes
home near Vernonia Tuesday
whose names appear on the poll Lincoln Memorial cemetery, Port evening at 6:30 following about
giving turkey (or substi-
rally at the Christian church Sun some
are delinquent has consideragle
books may participate, Judge Rea land.
tute) without necessity of
day reported it to be a very in time being to help the organiza- merit, but cannot be carried out
four months of failing heatlh.
soner states. The election will be
Lena Malmsten (nee Odman)
Mr. Sword was one of the
under the present laws. Coun
held in the city hall.
was born Nov. 29, 1872, at Lek-
with printer’s ink, advertis-
guests from Clatskanie, Astoria, work is in charge of B. O. Gar- ties, he asserted, cannot sell land
first settlers in the Nehalem val
“The city is in a very favor vatten, Sweden. At the age of 16
ments and correspondence
Scappoose and St. Helens. Miss rett, who is assisted by Mrs. Eva foreclosed for taxes for less than
ley, having lived here 40 years.
able financial condition and she came to the United States to
one day .earlier . than usual
Nellie Howe, president of the L. Tice, and who can be reached the tax lien on it; hence the coun
should be kept so,” declares C. live with a sister in Minnesota.
are requested. The "dead
there any time.
Union had charge of the rally.
ty could not give or sell for a
W. Reithner of the budget com- Oct. 18, 1899, she was united in
line” will be Wednesday
Telephone service has been in nominal sum such land to set
marriage to Elon E. Malmsten of! He is survived by his wife, a
noon, and all copy must be
stalled and the number assigned tlers on condition of certain im
Vasa, Minn., at which place they daughter, Mrs. Christina Callan-
in by that time or be held
School Budget Drawn Up
services in the absence of F. the office is St. Helens 12.
dine of Klamath Falls, and a son,
provements being made within a
A budget for school district 47
Something over 600 inquiries specified time.
Robert Sword, who lives on the
was held in the Terminal cafe regarding Columbia county are
was drawn up Wednesday night
Chairman Greenman appointed
Two children were born to this home place.
Sunday noon and a business ses- in the process of being answered. H. E. McGraw, Emil Messing and
by a committee consisting of
W. A. Harris, C. W. Reithner
These inquiries are largely due to Ray D. Fisher as a committee to
Brown’s Mortuary today at two Mrs. Stephens And
The next rally will be held in the distribution of the booklet,
and Ray D. Fisher, cooperating Knauss, and a son Leroy, who o’clock.
the matter to the attention
Mrs. Ray Bereaved Clatskanie the third week end of “Oregon,” issued by the Spokane, bring
with A. C. Knauss and R. M. with her husband and a grandson,
of the couny chamber of com-
Aldrich of the school board. Pres
Portland and Seattle Railway in mere*.
J. C. Eads of Eugene, father
ent also were Superintendent E. nonia, survive her. Two broth-
conjunction with the Northern
A chicken dinner was provided
UPSTAIRS ROOMS Ethel Ray of Vernonia, passed CLARENCE FOWLER
H. Condit and Clerk Loel Rob- ers and two sisters, now in Swed
Pacific and Great Northern roads. by the members of the Nehalem
The budget embodying en, and a host of relatives and
SEVERS FINGER The inquiries are from all over club.
away Sunday evening at 8:30.
substantial reductions appears on friends of Vernonia and Vasa, I Fire possibly of incendiary orig
I the country, most of them be-
Funeral services were
Clarence Fowler of Riverview | ¡ngr from the middle west and
another page of this issue.
The date for the school budget loss of her passing. One sister,
Church of Christ, in which he had the misfortune to completely' eastern states. In answering them GOLFERS PLAN
meeting is set for December 11. Mary, preceded her in death a day morning, did about $400.00
sever the first finger and the|un effort is being made to deter-
worth of damage to the walls, had been an active worker since knuckle joint from his left hand mine in what definite line of
Budget Time Discussed
At an early age she united with
Saturday while splitting wood, j activity prospective settlers are
A meeting of interested citizens the church and in Vernonia has
His daughters and family of
to discuss the question as to held active membership in the promptly, and quenched the blaze this city attended the last sad The accident happened when the interested so that detailed infor-
A handicap turkey shoot will
whether or not the school dis i Evangelical church.
service in memory of a devoted long handle of his ax struck mation can be furnished them in
before it had gained headway.
against the chopping block de- the particular line they want to be held at the Vernonia Golf
trict should continue to • adopt
fleeting a powerful blow to his, follow.
course Sunday. This tournament
budgets for the following instead
Erroll Sloane, minister for the hand.
“We are trying to interest on proved very popular before and
of the current school year was
East Eugene Church of Christ,
ly those people who have enough all the local golfers are invited
held Monday evening in the
conducted the services.
capital to make them desirable to participate. With the interest
Red Cross Begins
settlers,” states Mr. Garrett. “We that is being shown here should
A. C. Knauss, chairman of the
will discourage those who merely be at least two flights.
school board, explained that eith
er system has its advantages,
want jobs or have only a very
Last Sunday the City View golf
W L Pct.
To begin with the Federals
and disadvantages. According to 1 Legions
small amount of capital to in- team defeated the Columbia coun
. 1 0 1.000 seemed very reluctant
the present procedure it is im-' Athletics
ty team on the Vernonia course
Vernonia grange at its meeting
•_ chapter of - the
1 0 1.000 showing up, there being at least
possible to forecast accurately' Federáis
In addition to answering the 47% to 15%. Scores:
.000 three of them on hand about 30 Saturday night unanimously went I Rej Crogshas besjunita annual
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the needs of the schools a year' Teachers
.000 minutes after the scheduled game on record as favoring the ex-I membership drive, which will con- inquiries resulting from the diB-
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Under the other | Well, well, well , here he is time. They seemed to feel be- tension work in rural communities
tinue through Wednesday, Nov tribution of the railroads’ booklet, G. Schuld 2% ...... Dr. Bailey %
plan the school board is compel-1 again.
Someone let him out. I forehand that they were going to in the county, and asking the ember 25, the day before Thanks the office has taken over inqui D. Farmer %
ries regarding the Scappoose poul- P. Schuld 3 .......... Hutchinson Ö
led to hire its teachers and incur|After remaining cooped up all get beat and consequently tried county court for its continuance. giving.
other expenses before the bud-1 Spring) Summer and for the first to put it off as long as possible.
“We are 1 not expecting the do-¡‘O' P™ject and wil1 handle the L. Verbracken 4
get is drawn up. In this case, few weeks of Fall, that old in Finally Bateman got his cohorts Harvard Malmsten
>e large to the organi-! manY requests for information M. K. Hedge 3 ....
nations to be
he declared, omission of any levy door baseball germ got loose and together and things began to
..... W. Kerry 0
” the committee sûtes Ûbout this project as well as tak- J. Guntz 3 .....
Partially Recovers r zation, we
for a year in order to return to bit a lot of people the early part hum. The game was very ragged
__ 1 ing
do want every one
"» active interest
■■■ de- u. c. Reimer 3 ..
H. King 0
the other system would be diffi of this week. Ye old spasmodic and showed lack of practice on
f i vs z4 a n rl/sllnw
dollar for their en.
renewal of velopment of the plan by those L. Givinski 2 . .............. Cole 1
Harvard Malmsten, who lost find
cult financially, since the county sports writer, being rather slow the part of both teams. Bate
already on the project.
Six Horning 21^ ..
.... Cooper %
his sight temporarily as the result membership.”
treasurer would use such income, in becoming inoculated with the man let himself pitch and let it
of an injury sustained in a foot-' The committee, consisting of people have built or are building W. Miller 2 ... .......... Clement 1
as the district has to pay bonded | serum of the aforementioned in be said here that did a mighty
ball game Armistice day, regain- Mrs. J. A. Hughes, Mrs. L. H. on the tracts at the present time. H. Miller 3
indebtedness first, and there pro-' door bug, didn’t get his pencil good job of it, striking out the ed it for a while Sunday. At the Dewey, Mrs. Howard Reeher, ‘ Mrs. The first man to get his tract Martin 3 ......... .......... Messing 0
bably would be an insufficient sharpened up for the first two manager of the Legions (guess
time he imagined himself back in F- W. Gough and. Mrs. Fred in production is J. W. Shearer, Bork 0 _____ . .............. Ruhl 3
amount of tax receipts to pay for gameg
—, this season’s indoor who) no less than 15 times, which the game, his father, S. V. Malm- Spring, points out that last year who is getting two and a half Berner 3 ........ ... G. Clement 0
operating costs. The decision was schedule , and cannot accurately may or may not have been to sten states.
the Red Cross did a great deal cases of eggs per day, fifty per Johnston 3 .....
to continue the present plan, and i ’ give the score for these first two his credit. Barber did the catch
Since Sunday there have been for Columbia county residents, cent production, but expects soon Naylor % ....... ...... Phillipps 21A
the board, in session after the encounters.
ing for the Feds. Malmsten did intervals of recurring blindness and that Vernonia received its1 to be . getting
. . cases. Al- Sherrell 0 ...... ........ Frazzelle 3
open meeting, appointed the bud
However, from his befuddled the twirling for the Legions and and restored sight, Mr. Malmsten "hare of benefit from the drive. |
W. Berner 3 .. ............ Brickel 0
brain cells, said cells being rather Barker held him down behind the says. The boy’s back pains him „1 * "I am sure that all teachers K«rd>n8 «<>«» of production is not E. Martin 21/, ..... M. Miller W
chil-. available he estimates a profit of H. Lien 3 ...... ......... J. Miller 0
dusty from lack of rainfall of bat. Both of these boys perform considerably, and it has been nec-'
HY-VAN CHANGES HANDS
[ dren cannot do their work well if ten cents per dozen on the pres- Clark 2 -------- ..... Macpherson 1
late, he presents herewith the fol ed in excellent style.
essary to tape it.
¡they are having trouble with their ent egg price.
Mrs. W. S. McDaniel has given lowing facts in connection with
On Wednesday night the team
A BIG APPLE
Membership activity is neces- WILLING WORKERS
! eyes,” declares Mrs. Spring. "In
up the lease of the Hotel Hy-Van, the opening games.
representing the Athletic club
Tuesday night the Federals, led went to bat with a team of Teach-
TO HOLD BAZAAR
Frank Peterson has brought to , my room there were three chil- sarily the major effort of the or
and is leaving for Klamath Falls,
where she will join Mr. McDaniel, by Tom Bateman, and the Le-1 ers. After trailing for eight in the Eagle office an apple weighdren who were supplied with ganization at the present time.
'glasses. All they were asked to Work has been carried on in St.
who is working for Geo. W. gions, commandeered by Bert nings the Athletics pulled ahead ing 1 pound, 7 ounce«.
The Willing Workers of the
It was grown on a tree set out P«y was one dollar, and the rest Helens and Vernonia with fine
Ford’s Columbia Utilities com- Tisdale, tangled up in the first in the ninth and won the game
encounter. The Legions won this ,20 to 160 (final count not guar 40 years ago. In appearance it I of th« expenses such as examina- results. The campaign for mem Christian church will hold their
For the present the owner of struggle without much effort. Tha anteed.) As in the game on the is like the gloria mundi, but is,tion, doctor’s fees and transpor- bers wil) be inaugurated in the Christmas bazaar and cooked food
the building. H. Van Blaricom, is final score is not known but it previous evening a lack of finesse firmer, and is good both 1%r,t«tion to St. Helens were charged other communities of the county sale on Saturday, November 28,
up to the Red Cross. There were as soon as possible. However, in the Van Alstine building. A
is known that the Legions finish was noted in the fielding depart- cooking and eating.
operating the hotel.
I others who had their tonsils re- memberships in Vernonia can be cafeteria lunch will be served
ed some 12 runs in the lead so | ment of both teams but as time
Mr. and Mrs. Pearl Brady and, moved for a very small sum which had through H. E. McGraw and at noon and Mrs. Rose Sitts will
Phillip Millis returned to school any score will do just so the goes on these rough spots will no
children of Forest Grove visited .was made possible by the Red I Ray D. Fisher, who have been serve throughout hot coffee and
Tuesday after an absence of winners are placed 12 runs to the
at the home of Roy Brady Sunday. Cross membership drive.”
'furnished with application blanks. her own home-made doughnuts.
(Continued on Page 6)
nearly three weeks.
Ye Old Sports Writer
Sharpens Up His Pencil