Vernonia eagle. (Vernonia, Or.) 1922-1974, June 24, 1932, Image 1

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    VOLUME X._______ 12.00 per Year; 5c a copy
Knauss and
Roberts are
CHRISTIAN W. M. S.
INSTALL OFFICERS
VERNONIA, COLUMBIA COUNTY, OREGON FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 1932.
NUMBER 26.
Nehalem Pioneers Recount
Two Houses
Kenneth Smith Marry
Experiences oj Early Days Irene DeRock, daughter of Mrs.
Vote Down
Destroyed
L. Norquist of Portland and
Councilmen
Installation of officers, and
guest day were observed by the
Woman's Missionary society of the
Kenneth C. Smith, son of Mrs.
(Rainier Review)
three—and uses that form of D. C. Smith of Goble, were quiet­
Christian church, Tuesday after­
Pioneers
of
the
Nehalem
val
­
> transportation least of all other ly married Sunday morning in
noon at the home of Mrs. Her-
ley and their families as well as .forms available there. He pointed Vernonia by Rev. G. W. Plumer
man Veal, in the absence of Mrs.
other residents of the vally gath­ out that the major problems that in the presence of a few rela-
Maud Wells.
ered at the high school gymnasi­ confronted the pioneers in those tives
and friends.
'
The new officers include Mrs.
Following the ceremony the
Knauss Receive« 83 Out Herman Veal, president; Mrs. F. Resolution Affirming Pre- um at Birkenfeld for the annual days have been solved, but that guests
returned to Mist where George Parker, Mike An­
pioneer reunion Sunday. When new ones have arisen, which face 1
Claude Stephens, vice-president;
the wedding dinner was served
vious
Decision
the
roll
was
called
somewhat
more
us
today
and
are
as
serious
for
Of 102 Vote»
Mrs. J. F. Rose, secretary; and
drews Places Burned
the home of the bride. The
than 60 answered, and others ar­ us as were those of the earlier at
! happy
Mrs. Harry Culbertson, treasurer.
couple
then
left
for
a
short
Passes
2-1
Cast
rived later, bringing the number settlers. The speaker expressed the trip to Seaside.
To Ground
The meeting day for the so­
of members of the association belief that in some way, as was
ciety was changed to the first
The bride is well known in the
An offer of the Oregon Gas present up to 71. With their fam- done with the earlier problems, valley, having lived with her aunt
A. C. Knauss was re-elected Friday of each month, with the
The house of George Parker,
n r, .1 f-Vsrs
rxin/1**
101 ini’.".
vvrlvzv
¡lies - and
who
uy and Electric company of a flat
...» ' . iliz\n
----
— the
— other
------ visitors
--------
---- the problems of today will be met ; and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. T. H. across from the Riverview service
director of school district 47 by July meeting scheduled for July
Bridgers for the past 11 years. station, was destroyed by fire
a vote of 83 out of 102 votes 1, at the home of Mrs. J. F.
1. | rate of $80 a month for the pres- came to help make the day a and solved.
ent
, pleasant
found that
The speaker said his father The groom has worked for the early Monday evening. Most of
| | —
— number of street .. lights
B-~ .. was
—,,
--------- one
---- it
- was
--- ------
cast at the election Monday after­ Rose on A street.
worked in a small saw mill near Van Vleet Logging company the the furniture downstairs was
Mrs. F. Claude Stephens led ,refused by the city council Mon-' 283 persons were present,
noon. His nearest opponent was
Mrs. Erma Johnson, who received the devotional service and the ¡day night, Councilmen Johnson! Arthur Moulton, a former Ne- Clatskanie 11 hours a day all past year.
young couple will reside saved.
18. A. B. Counts received 1 vote. program was a continuance of and Cline voting for a resolution' halem valley boy who is now a week and on Saturday night walk­ in The
The fire started upstairs, pro­
Mist for the present. Their
Loel Roberts, the only nominee the study of “By-paths of the ¡to reject, and Councilman Rogers j member of the law firm of Lord ed home to his farm near Mist many friends wish them much bably from a defective flue.
Previously
a
motion
and
Moulton
in
Portland,
was
the
King's
Tighway.
”
Mrs.
J.
F.
Rose.against
it.
J
“
nH
Mnnltnn
Pnrtl.nH
tha
to
spend
Sunday
with
his
family.
for clerk, received 98 votes. One
joy and happiness.
Neighbors called out to Mr. Par­
vote each was cast for Mrs. J. E. read a paper on “Searching Chi-! made by Mr. Rogers to lay the ! principal speaker. In a lucid but He carried with him the grocer­
ker that his house was afire, and
na’s By-ways,” Mrs. Veal dis-¡matter on the table until Coun-1 unassuming manner Mr. Moulton ies which he bought in Clatska­
Tapp and A. C. Knauss.
he rushed to get upstairs but was
■
recounted
the
early
memories
he
nie.
Mr.
Moulton
admits
that
the
cussed
“
India
’
s
Daughters,
”
and,cilman
Malmsten
was
also
pres-
Financial Condition Good
driven back by the flames. The
has
concerning
the
valley.
One
of
'
lives
of
these
early
settlers
and
At the beginning of the meeting Mrs. Stephens, “Old Mexico’s ent failed for want of a second.
family devoted their efforts to
!
these,
and
possibly
the
earliest
of
I
their families had hardship in
j A letter to the council from the
Chairman Knauss explained the Daughters.”
saving the furniture on the first
signed by C. E. Lasher, ' all his memories, was that of j them, but he expressed his belief
The installation service follow-‘ company
"
financial condition of the district,
floor, and succeeded even in re­
'
riding
on
a
sled
drawn
by
a
yoke
!
was
read
as
follows:
that
in
spite
of
this
the
child
manager,
making advisable the refunding ed the program.
moving the pictures from the
Refreshments were served by “After meeting with you last of oxen between Clatskanie and' who lived in the valley under
of $15,000 bonds due July 1 of
walls.
Thursday night and discussing Mist in the year 1888.
those simple conditions was hap­
this year. The directors have ad­ the hostess.
Help was summoned from Ver­
Early Problems Solved
with you the situation of Verno­
pier than the child is “who lives Appointee Is Prominent nonia but the department was not
vertised for bids on the refund­
Mr.
Moulton
’
s
parents
came
to
nia,
we
make
the
following
offer
on
the
corner
and
can
see
a
ing bonds to be due July 1, 1935.
called out.
in regard to the city street light­ thevalley in 1888 and lived there! movie two or thee times a week,”
Lumberman and
Postponement of payment of prin­ Lodge Plans for
There was $2,0QQ. insurance on
until 1898, when, tired of waiting! and becomes as satiated with it I
ing situation.
the house and $1,000 on thé fur­
cipal will leave the district in
Civic Worker
will furnish this service for the fulfillment of the valley's I that at the age of 12 “he has
good shape, as only $2,000 is out­
niture.
Community Help for “We
the present number of street ( one great hope—the coming of a ■ become not only a critic but a
standing in unpaid warrants, he
Andrew* House Destroyed
railroad
—
they
moved
to
Portland.
!
lights for the flat sum of $80.00
cynic as well.”
declared. In view of the general
A. R. Watzek of Portland was
Now,
Mr.
Moulton
said,
the
val-i
Fire
broke out in the house of
per
month
under
the
some
condi
­
Mr.
Moulton
also
made
a
plea
financial situation, this record is Pythian Sisters to Sponsor Kitchen
appointed receiver of the Oregon-
tions which We are now furnish­ ley has not only one railroad but; to the people of the beautiful American Lumber company, June Mike Andrews on Rose avenue at
considered very satisfactory.
I
For Use of Chest
i ing it. This we consider a very
Nehalem valley to preserve the 17, and is in charge of its af­ about 2:15 a. m. Friday. The
Bus Route* Under Study
cause is unknown, as Mr. Andrews
substantial
reduction
and
it
is
wild life of their woods and fairs.
A
community
kitchen
for
the
R. M. Aldrich of the board re­
Power Company
the only occupant, was away in
streams, once so plentiful but in
ported that committees from the purpose of canning all surplus absolutely as far as we can pos-
In February, 1931, when the
recent years much depleted by Central Coal and Coke company, the berry fields.
grade and high schools have been fruits and vegetables for the use sibly go.”
Has City Franchise comparison. He recently was el­ of which the Oregon-American is The fire had broken through
appointed to suggest a plan for of the Community Chest in help­
Offer Draws Fire
ected state head of the Isaac a subsidiary, went into bankrupt­ from the interior before any one
reorganizing the bus routes so as ing to feed needy families during
Mr. Johnson commented ad­
Walton league, an organization cy, a receiver, J. M. Bernardin of noticed it. Josh Rose, who lives
to eliminate unnecessary duplica­ the coming winter will be spon­ versely on the offer, asserting
tion between the two systems. sored by the local Pythian Sisters that the reduction was of no con­ 25 Year Term Provided In interested in the fostering of the Kansas City, was appointed for opposite, was awakened by the
wild life of America.
They are figuring on the older according to plans started by Ver­ sequence and that the original
1922 Ordinance
the parent company, and also for roaring and crackling, and turned
Recall* Road Building
pupils walking longer distances, up nonia temple Wednesday night at resolution to cut out the lights
the Delta Land and Timber com­ in an alarm. The house and fur­
Contrary to an impression which
Scott Cornelius of Seaside, for­ pany which owns certain of th» nishings were completely des­
to 114 miles of school instead their last regular meeting for the should stand. “Why should we
some have, the Oregon Gas and mer county judge of Clatsop coun­ local properties. The Oregon- troyed.
summer.
of 1 mile as at present, he said.
Room and equipment will be go in debt for something we can Electric company is operating un­ ty, gave a talk on the early road American, however, was not in­
There was $1,000 insurance on
der a franchise, according to building program of the valley. cluded in a receivership until the the house and none on the con­
secured in some down town loca­ do without?” he said.
Lester Sheeley, upon being giv­ Mayor Ben S. Owens, who was He recounted the struggles the
tion and the cooperation of every
tents.
Activity is Shown
present.
woman in Vernonia will be asked. en the privilege of the floor, city recorder at the time of its earlier settlers encountered in I Mr. Watzek is an experienced
starting
the
roads
which
now
af-|
pointed
out
that
while
he
is
no
adoption in 1922.
It is hoped that the Community
lumberman, associated with the
On S. P. and S. Chest
On September 5 of that year, ford excellent transportation fa-| Crosset-Western Lumber
can furnish sugar, and do­ friend of utilities he felt the pres­
com­ Ray Mills Heads
cilities in the valley.
ent
offer
to
be
liberal,
the
cur
­
the
records
show,
the
city
council
nations of jars and surplus fruit
Robert Wherry of Elsie, a res-' pany, who have a mill at Wauna.
lrent,
as
he
figured,
being
fur
­
passed
Ordinance
No.
46
grant-
Twenty log flats were hauled and vegetables will be asked for. nished at a rate between 3 and
ident of the valley since 1873, He is prominent in civic affairs
Pythian Lodge
, ing to George J. Burdick, his told of the history and survey of' in Portland and was a member
on the S. P. and S. to the Koster Mrs. Sarah V. Case, county home
4
cents
a
kilowatt
hour.
He
did
|
successors
and
assigns,
the
exclu-
the old military trail, once an'
Products company loading plat­ demonstration agent, will probab­ not believe that a
lower rate j sjVe right to erect and operate in important thoroughfare through! of the state board of higher ed­
form Wednesday, and 20 on ly lend her assistance.
ucation for several years.
Ray Mills was elected chancellor
than
that
could
be
obtained.
the
city
of
Vernonia,
and
in
or
the valley. He said the survey There is no change in the lo­ commander of Harding lodge 116,
The altruistic committee of the
Thursday for shipment of piling.
W.
J.
King
remarked
that
if
The logging company has been temple, Mrs. Tom Crawford, Mrs. the company can afford a rate for under the trees, avenue or alleys was made in 1856 and 57.
cal administration of the company, Knights of Pythias, Monday night.
The program opened with a;
logging this material with a cat­ Rose Fletcher and Mrs. M. D. cuy lights like that, private con­ thereof, poles, wires and other prayer
Judd Greenman remaining as S. E. Couper was chosen vice-
led
by
Mrs.
A.
N.
Berg,
appliances
and
conductors
for
the
Cole, are working out the de-
erpillar.
general superintendent.
chancellor, Wilburn Charlesworth
of
Birkenfeld,
and
this
was
fol
­
sumers
are
robbed
because
of
transmission
of
electricity
for
Charlie Rich shipped out an­ tails which will be announced the much higher rates they have
prelate, R. M. Aldrich master at
lowed
by
a
song
by
the
_
j
male
I
light and power purposes. Mr.
other carload of wood Wednesday. later.
work, C. C. Van Doren inner
quartet, “It Is Well With My j Noble Dunlap
to
pay.
Burdick
on
his
part,
agreed
to
Similar kitchens have been op­
guard and Dr. M. D. Cole outer
Soul.”
S-<
—
n
w w
ss
f
l
It
was
brought
out
in
the
dis
­
comply
with
certain
requirements
Becomes Director
erated elsewhere successfully. Last
guard.
2 Wilark Boys
After the roll call there was
year a St. Helens club canned cussion that the city is now pay­ regarding the placing of wires the crowning of the queen and
R. M. Aldrich is the present
In
Natal
District
Enter Longview
ing
$1.50
a
light
for
73
lights.
and repair of damages, to furnish maid of honor, in honor of the
over 1500 jars for needy families.
chancellor commander.
No
substitute
offer
as
to
the
sufficient
light
and
power
for
the
two oldest pioneer women in the
Rolleo Contest Mrs. Harry Culbertson was el­ figure the council would consider
city of Vernonia at all times, and audience at that time. This hon­ NATAL—(Special.) — The an­ MARY NORTH GRADUATES
ected to represent Vernonia
was
made.
F. J. Girt and Niel Girt of temple at the grand temple meet-
to provide for the exclusive use or went to Mrs. D. W. Freeman nual school election of District 22
Wilark have entered the log ng in Portland in October, and
of the city four lights whose lo­ of Clatskanie and Mrs. G.W. was held at Natal Monday even­ WITH HIGHEST HONORS
Holding Pen* Discussed
ing. Nettie Peterson was reelected
FROM CALIFORNIA SCHOOL
bucking contest in the Longview Mrs. Earl Smith was elected al­
cation would be designated by the Carl of Birkenfeld.
Lester Sheeley brought up the authorized officials. The rights
clerk for one year and Noble
Condolence
was
read
in
honor
Tolleo July 2-4.
ternate.
Miss Mary North, daughter of
The only other Columbia coun­ The social committee including matter of erecting holding pens privileges and franchise granted of the memory of the four mem­ Dunlap is the newly-elected mem­
ty entry reported to date is Rudy Mrs. Earl Smith, Mrs. C. W. for young pheasants supplied by were to continue for a period of bers of the association who pass­ ber of the board. Reed Halding Fred North and granddaughter of
ed away in the past year: Thom­ is chairman and Jake Neurer is Thomas H. North and Sarah C.
Anlicker of Goble, high climbing. Reithner, and Mrs. A. L. Kul- the Oregon State Game farms. 25 years.
as Hopkins of Birkenfeld, who the other director.
He stated that the only satisfac­
North, Nehalem valley pioneers,
A referendum on this franchise died in the soldiers’ home at
lander served fresh strawberry tory location would be in the city
Oliver Burris resigned from the was valedictorian of the graduat­
Rainbow Delegates
3undae, wafers and punch during park, for private property offered was invoked by C. W. Mellinger, Roseburg; J. N. Foster, Jewell,
school board. He has been a re- ing class of 1932 from the Poly­
To Go To Salem the social hour.
might change hands, and condem­ D. W. Keasey and others, who who died in the soldiers’ home in liable and active member for technic high school in Riverside,
California; Ione Jamieson, ofi
alleged,
among
other
things,
that
ned city property also might be
California, June 17.
Jewell and Mrs. Sarah A. Spen-I many years.
Delegates and grand represen­ SHOWER GIVEN
sold, necessitating costly remov­ the ordinance did not require any cer of Vernonia.
Her father has lived at River­
tatives of Nehalem Assembly, Or­
security
to
the
city,
that
there
side for 24 years but visits Ver­
Officer* Re-elected
! Ruth Lee Marries
der of Rainbow, with their mother
FOR MRS. RAY al. In the absence of a quorum of was no provision whereby the
Immediately after lunch there
nonia nearly every summer. Mrs.
adviser, Mrs. A. J. Hughes, will
city might purchase the system
go to Salem this morning for the
Sarah C. North now lives with
A miscellaneous shower for the park board, which was to if thought for the best interest, was a short business session, San Diego Man
two-day session of the grand as­ their honor guest, Mrs. Ethel Ray, I meet with the council to discuss i and that the promise regarding during which among other mat­
her daughter, Mrs. Carrie Dallas,
ters, the officers of the associa-, Miss Ruth Lee, formerly of at Corvallis.
sembly of their order.
was a special feature of the I the question, the matter was de­
On Monday evening, June 27, Loyal Gleaners’ meeting, for ferred. Mr. Sheeley stated that | the four lights was vague, specify- [ i tion were unanimously re-alected.; Vernonia, and J. M. Wilkes of
local Rainbow girls will meet for
the pens would have to be com­ | ing neither the number of watts j : A song and tableau, ‘ “Silver San Diego, were married in San
their last assembly until Septem­ which Mrs. Otto Michener was pleted by July 1 in order not to nor the purpose, whether for Threads Among the Gold I” 1 was Diego June 9. Mrs. Wilkes is
hostess, Wednesday afternoon.
street or jail.
i sung by Claude Johnson with'
___ , weH known locally, being the
ber 12.
Following a short business be too late for the present sea­
In
the
November
election
that
chorus
by
the
male
quartet.
Mr.' daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. R.
meeting a social hour was en- son. The Nehalem Rod and Gun year the franchise was upheld by 1 and Mrs. W. S. Shearer presented Lee »nd ■ graduate of the Ver-
A. B. CARLSON IS HOME
club,
he
said,
has
the
necessary
I nonia high school.
joyed, and the hostess served a
the tableau.
a vote of 105 to 74.
A. B. Carlson, whose skull was strawberry pudding with cookies funds on hand.
During the course of the pro-’ Mr. Wilkes is the only son of
A resolution to draw up an
fractured in an accident at Camp and tea.
gram there were a number of' i Mr. and Mrs. Y. B. Wilkes of West
ordinance
vacating an alley in W. M. S. Gives Event
solos by Mrs. Ernest Wilcox of Collins, Colo. He has recently re­
Eight, May 23, was brought home
Other guests were Mrs. Har­
Doc Eby and Jim Emmons have
turned from the Hawaiian islands,
from St Vincents hospital Sat­ vey Crume and Marjorie Lang. block 13, original site of Verno­ At Birkenfeld
formed a partnership—Jim to
(Continued on Page 4)
nia,
was
passed.
Only
property
where
he
was
stationed
for
the
urday for a long period of conva­ Members present included Mrs.
catch suckers, and Doc to use
last two and a half years.
lescence.
Jim Brady, Mrs. Robert Lindsay, owned by Albert Wood, who re­
MIST—(Special.)—The bazaar GUEST
SPOKANE
The young couple will make the suckers in catching trout.
.
Mr. and Mrs. Carlson are now Mrs. Frank Lang, Mrs. F. Claude quested the ordinance, is affected. and program given at Birkenfeld i
their home it) San Diego.
Saturday evening by the Woman’s |,s ENTERTAINED
living in the A. C. Knauss house Stephens, Mrs. J. F. Rose, Mrs.
Bitter sally forth dhile ’t is
Missionary society was well at­
on B street, having moved there Philip Millis, Mrs. E. D. Philips, NEW MANAGER ARRIVES
light; darkness comes tomorrow.
Armitages
Have
Pleasant
Trip
Mrs.
N.
William
Anderson
of
tended and the receipts amounted
just prior to the accident.
and Mrs. A. F. Kostur.
Thos. Beaty has replaced C. G. to $48.00.
Spokane was honor guest on Fri-
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Armitage
How’s your flashlight?
Whitlock as manager of the lo­
A
birthday
lunch
was
served,
day
of
last
week
at
a
luncheon
j
returned
June 15 after a two
ROBT. HOFFMAN VISITS
Wrestling Bout* Schodeled
cal J. C. Penney store. Mr. Whit­ there being a table for each given by Mrs. —
E. • —
E. • Garner -U
and m weeks
vacation trip
to iicwpuit.
Newport,
wccab vmatiuii
ip tu
Several wrestling bouts are
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hoffman lock was promoted to the man­ month in the year. A fine pro-'Mrs. Emma Weed at their home.
SEEN HERE AND THERE
ZZ..-,
They toured Z the
-Z. Oregon
2--_—. Coast
Z
scheduled by Roy Nelson at the of Madison, Wisconsin, arrived in agership of the St. Helens store gram was rendered by locai tal-1 Covers were placed for seven in- highway as far as Reedsport, and
Jim Brown setting out stakes
Legion hall Saturday night Bert Vernonia Wednesday to spend the in place of Glenn B. Thomas, ent. The quartet rendered three cluding M„. Anderson, Mrs. A. had cool, pleasant weather all for his hop garden. . . Pat Mur­
Hall of Vernonia is matched with vaeation with their parents, Mr. transferred to Bend, and Mr. numbers, there were some tab-1 c KnaUM> Mr, M p Cole, Mnu the time.
phy’s coupe plastered with Fourth
the Flying Finn of Aberdeen, and Mrs. C. S. Hoffman.
» P ’y’r?r.t<-h^en|Lloyd Thomas, Mrs. G. W. Plum-' There was not much luck at i of Jsly,advertising signs . . . Two
Beaty, assistant manager in St. ’ 1“°« .
by
Helen
Beach
and
Alice
Palm-1
.
.
J
Washington, “Farmer” Vance of
C. S. Hoffman and Robert, to­ Telens. was in turn promoted to H berg, two solos by Vernon Wil- jtr*nd the
I fishing,
- says
- Mr.
- Armitage, but Mollah buckarooe In ten-gallon
Boise, Idaho, with Frank Gaines gether with C. S. Hoffman, Jr., the Vernonia _______
position. The
__ name
hats distributing placards . . . H.
, liams ana
and a a solo, “Just • Weary-| At * ’»>»n table on the porch,' plenty of crabs and clams.
of Portland, and “Tusco” Tim­ of Corvallis, went up the Mac-.change took place last Friday. < j lnK
in(, lwr
f0T y
ou ” by Bernard Dowl-;a special party was enjoyed by I During there vacation they cel- A. Yundt’s Cord attracting an
Yuu,
mons of Vernonia with Bob Mar­ kensie on a fishing trip Thurs-
----- at * *•--
... jng a mock wedding gave the ¡Charles Anderson and Eloise Ger- ebrated Mr. Armitage’s father’s audience in front of Mac’s Phar­
Mr. Beaty is living
the ».
Hotel
tin of Portland.
McDonald.
¡audience quite a laugh.
'tier.
80th Mrthday.
macy.
Re-elected
Light Offer
By Flames
A. R. Watzek Is
Mill Receiver
Feathers . . .
and... Talons
from
li