Vernonia eagle. (Vernonia, Or.) 1922-1974, July 29, 1932, Page 3, Image 3

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    FRIDAY, JULY 29, 1932.
PAGE THREE
VERNONIA EAGLE. VERNONIA OREGON
Wash., one day last week and daughter Goldie attended the ball
measure with such apparent un-l
took with her Elizabeth Piert, game between Portland and Hol­
animity,’ remarks the Astorian-
Herbert Piert and Margaret Stew­ lywood Sunday in Portland.
Budget. "If the university should |
art.
be brought over from Eugene andi
Julian DeRock, who has been
(CAMP EIGHT)
consolidated with the college,'
visiting here, returned home to
Pacific Coast Repräsentative what a boon it would be to Cor-'
Alice Beker
Portland.
Arthur W. Stypes, lac.
vallis and what a boom it would,
) E Dlj OKI
Miss Williams, niece of Mrs.
OF E q
San Francisco
bring. It would add about 3000
Three well known residents of | Mr. and Mrs. Tompkins spent
Rictyirdson of Birkenfeld, and
Mr*.
Eitella
Jone*
students with their buying power St. Helens and vicinity died within 1 Sunday at St. Helens with Mrs.
Mrs. Williams of Metolius have
to the population of Corvallis. a week: Dr. James T. Martin, Tompkins’ sister.
been visiting here the past week.
Member of National Editorial
Faculty members at the universi­ dentist, on July 15, Frank Nagel
Harold Small and Celia Bush
Miss Winifred Berg, who has
Mr. and Mrs. Hanlan of Grand
I
Association and Oregon State
ty would also have to move over of Bachelor Flat, July 16, and of Portland visited the Lewises
Ronde, Oregon, were the week­ been visiting her brother Russell
and buy or rent homes. In Eugene John Brower of West St. Helens, on Sunday.
Editorial Association.
end visitors at the home of Mr. and wife in California for a few
their property holdings represent' July 21.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Taylor Hanlan’s brother, Percy Scaling. weeks, returned home Sunday ac­
about $850,000. Then there would
The annual picnic of Columbia were Vernonia visitors Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Bellingham companied by Mr. and Mrs. Rus­
Issued Every Friday
$2.00. Per Year in Advance be the inevitable building opera­
Post 42, American Legion, St.
were
in Portland two days on sell Berg, who will visit their
Mr.
and
Mrs.
Mitchell
and
son
tions on the campus, for no one
Helens,
will
be
held
at
Magone
Arthur Bellingham, who parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. M.
business,
Charles
were
in
Portland
to
see
Entered as second class matter August 4, 1922. at the post seriously believes that the pres­
office at Vernonia. Oregon, under the act of March 3, 1879. ent facilities at the college will park, near Oregon City, August 7. the show “Bring Em Back Back has been visiting in Portland for Berg and Mr. and Mrs. J. F.
a week, returned home accomp- Johnston and many friends in the
care for the combined student: A. F. Bredleau was installed as Alive.”
vicinity.
Advertising rates—Foreign, 30c per inch; local, 28c per inch; body of the two present institu- noble grand of the Odd Fellows
Mr. Wold and family went to anied with his cousin, Elmo Mat­
legal notices, 10c per line first insertion, 5c per line succeeding tions. Altogether, it would be a'jodge at St. Helens July 15, and Clatskanie to visit with friends thews to make a short visit.
The new stretch of the Inland
insertions; classified lc per word, minimum 25c first insertion,
Double Loop road is progressing
Mary
Harro
and
Leonard
Swan
­
great
thing
for
the
Corvallis
real-
I
m
.
E.
Turkington,
former
Verno-
on
Sunday.
15c succeeding insertions; readers, 10c a line.
tors, the contractors, the merch-[nia resident, as vice-grand. Mrs. 1 Mr. and Mrs. Lindsey had as son of Corvallis and Veda John­ fine.
Miss Ruth Scaling, who has
ants and, incidentally, to the h . W. Smith was installed as their Sunday guest Mrs. Lindsey’s ston of Monmouth motored to
Seaside and way points and on been visiting in Colton for two
father.
RAY D. FISHER, Editor and Publisher
newspapers of that community.
| noble grand of the Rebekahs.
Miss Margaret Stewart is vis­ their return came by way of He­ weeks with our former teachers,
“The Astorian-Budget at least
Lloyd c Snyder and Clifford
Miss Esther Peterson and Miss
can have no such selfish interest D Barron were indicted by the iting Elizabeth Piert for a short bo and the Salmonberry cutoff on
Anderson, returned
to Birkenfeld and made a short Margaret
time.
|
in
the
measure.
Down
here
we
grand
jury
in
gt
Helens
last
THE PASSING OF THE OREGON ELECTRIC
home
Monday
with Mrs. Robert
visit
with
Veda
’
s
mother,
Mrs.
Mrs.
Pringle
had
as
her
din
­
'have no large state institutmns wefik for breaking int0 the resi.
♦
“
1
Berg and Alice Oanberg, who
'supported by the taxpayers’ dence of A R Holmes June 8, ner guest Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Annie B. Johnston.
Discontinuance of passenger service on the Forest money «nd we can look at, the for assaulting and robbing Harry S. Olson and Betty Jean, Mr. and A ten pound boy, Ted Rogers, were visiting in Colton for a
Mrs. D. Ryves and Jean of Ver­ was born to Mr. and Mrs. Clyde couple of days.
Grove branch of the Oregon Electric railway, and reduction matter
from --- an angle
entirely
-------- ------
—_
J Morris of the Big Eddy service
Berry pickers have been taking
of service on the main line to one train each way daily devoid
selfish benefit | station, for passing a bad check nonia, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lane of Birkenfeld.
... of possible
--
Mackie and Joan of camp.
The Vesper Tea ladies walked advantage of the many blackber­
marks, for all practical purposes,
the ,----------
passing
in this
.—«.----- , ----
„ —
----- part
,----- or . detriment. The same may ’ L_
be on W. H. Bridgers of Mist and
Mrs. Woods and Mrs. Sandberg
ries for two weeks around this
of the state of a method of transportation which less than s“ld.of ™.ost
. ihe "e'vsPaPers stealing a Chevrolet coupe from were Portland visitors last Thurs- in on Mrs. George Carl, mother vicinity.
of the cities of the state.”
of Walter Carl, and gave her a
I
Catherine
Jones
of
the
lower
Ne
­
20 years ago gave as much promise of permanence as do The Lakeview, Oregon, Tribune
I day.
Many friends and relatives call­
surprise last Thursday. There
halem valley. Harold Smith and
Mr. and Mrs. L. Rice and fami­ were 20 members and four visi­ ed on Mrs. George Bellingham
our automobiles and trucks of today.
I says, “Now do you suppose the I Orrin Dixon were indicted for
Electric trains affording a clean and frequent service boys behind the scenes will come breaking into the warehouse of ly of Yankton visited Mr. and tors present. A pot luck lunch to congratulate her on her birth­
Mrs. Ralph Butts Sunday.
on interurban runs were so much of an improvement over out from under cover and let us the Bauserman Truck line at Rai­ Mr. and Mrs. Kent were in was served. If plans are carried day.
look
them
over?
If
you
suppose
T. P. Johnston, J. F. Johnston
the relatively infrequent, noisy and smoke-begrimed steam so, then take another suppose, nier, Jack Reeves for setting up Portland on a business trip Sat­ out the tea will meet with Mrs.
August Birkenfeld August II.
and Roy Hansen, who have the
on
the
St.
and
operating
a
still
trains that passengers showed a decided preference for the for we don’t think they will.”
urday.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hughes went road work contract near Centra­
water front, C. W. Jensen,
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Beeler at­
new method. To meet the demand the Oregon Electric The Independence, Oregon, En­ Helens
Ethan Allen and Bob Miller for tended a picnic at Warren Sun­ to Scappoose Monday on business. lia, were home over Sunday.
planned an elaborate network of lines throughout the Wil­ terprise, likewise thinks, “It is breaking jail May 25.
Mr. and Mrs. Louie Birkenfeld
Mr. and Mrs. William Bridges
day honoring Miss Barbara Wil­
lamette valley, and its affiliated company, the United Rail­ getting about time to uncover the Timothy H. Lynn was sentenced liamson of Long Beach, Calif.
and Mr. and Mrs. Keaton and drove to Portland on Monday.
names of the financial backers
ways, then electrified from Portland to Linnton and Wilks- and
Mr. and Mrs. Streadwick were
promoters of the consolida­ i by Judge H. K. Zimmerman to
boro, projected an extension to Tillamook. The Southern tion project.”
two years in the penitentiary for Vernonia visitors at Mr. and Mrs.
Pacific, not to be left behind, established its “Red Electric” The Enterprise, Oregon, Chief­ stealing a large number of ar­ Higgins’ on Saturday.
service on most of its west side branches and contemplated tan, declares, “The bill of cer­ ticles from the Wickstrom sawmill i Miss Alice Baker has returned
near Scappoose, and John War-'from visiting relatives on the
a parallel electric service as far as Salem on the main line. tain Willamette valley cranks and, renka to one year for stealing a [ Kerry line.
of Corvallis business men and,------- -- — - -
Surveying crews dotted the landscape, and farmers had real estate owners, to consolidate Sas engine at Kerry,
I Mrs. Archabal and family of
, ,
, „
,
Rainier were up to visit friends
visions of big prices for right of way.
and work over the state educa-
Johnson and Reid have pur-
on Tuesday at camp.
The building of Oregon’s modern highways, facilitating tional institutions, does not com- i chased the 200 acre ..
Newsome
...
' ,
,
Under Government Supervision
,___ I Miss Barbara Williamson of
the use of stages, trucks and private automobiles, spoiled mend itself to ovr business judg-1 tract east of Rainier and j have
Long
Beach,
California,
visited
begun logging it off. It is report­
the picture for the electric roads. Many of the projected ment or sense of fair play.”
The Forest Grove Nat’l. Bank
The Zorn-Macpherson bill is a ed that there will be about three several days this week. Mrs. Wil­
lines were forgotten before construction had been started, “shell
liamson
is
a
cousin
of
Ray
Beeler,
Forest Grove, Oregon
game” in the opinion of
and one train after another was withdrawn on existing the Portland News - Telegram, months work in logging the tract. I whom she has not seen for 22
THE ROLL OF HONOR BANK
The
Rainier
city
council
at
its
years,
lines. Three years ago the Southern Pacific abandoned its which says, “The merger plan is
meeting July 18 cut the salary
Bud Baker spent a couple of
STATEMENT OF CONDITION
electric service altogether, and the Oregon Electric has all the shell game of the November of Mrs. Nancy A. Stucker, city , ( , days
at Camp Ten with the
<nv
election.
If
you
try
to
outguess
At Call of the Comptroller of Currency
but done so except for the hauling of freight.
-J
$25
a
month
____
recorder,
to
and
Hewitts.
the man who operates the shell,
June 30, 1932
In another 20 years will our system of highways be you lose your money. If you vote reduced the office hours to four | , Mr. and Mrs. Neil Lee had as
' ’’
The recorder, ' how- their guests Sunday Mr. and Mrs.
equally obsolete, and our automobiles, not already junked, for the “consolidation,” you’ll pay hours daily,
RESOURCES
Loans ................................... 1321.832.25
be fit only as relics for a museum? It’s anybody’s guess.
and pay and pay—and in a few ever, draws a commission from 1 George Roberts and Mr. and Mrs.
18,400.00
Banking House ...................
years be right back where you (the water board for making ; col- Glen Kembrell of Portland.
Clifford —
Beeler
and Melvin
lections, so
Sv that
U*«v the salary is ¡ [ ______
----------------
---- 01-
—
3,291.00
Real Estate .........................
The big mill in St. Helens and the smaller mill in ! started.”
U. S., Municipal,
The Toledo, Oregon, Leader around $65 a month. The salary ness were guests at the home of
Rainier have both resumed. Next (we hope) in the county sees the state divided against it- of the city attorney, Fred W. I the Beelers' on Tuesday.
Other Bonds $204,408.18
will be the toot of the whistle we used to hear in Vernonia. 1 self as a result of the initiation Herman, was reduced from $201 The families of Wilark have
Cash and Due
been
getting
quite
a
few
black
­
from Banks
109,985.97 314,394.15
: of the bill. “Already,” says the to $15 a month, and the salary of (
•the city marshal, J. J. Jessee, berries and reported they have
' storing the confidence in the state Leader, “the injury to the schools
$657,917.40
been plentiful.
highway program thait had been and the intercourse between man from $100 to $85 a month.
Camp
Ten
Mrs.
Johnson
of
LIABILITIES
Nels Larsen, for the past 31
sacrificed as a result of Governor and man throughout the state as
paid a visit to Mrs. Plumb on
Capital ............. |25,000.00
Meier’s political interference with a result of the proposed consoli­ years a resident of Clatskanie,' Thursday.
Surplus ............. 50,000.00
I their predecessors. If the governor dation scheme is almost irrepar­ died July 16.
Viene McCallum, nephew of
92,763.63
Undivided Profits 17,763.63
had been so constituted that he able, and as the campaign pro­
Gordon Thompson of St. Hel-' Mrs. Ralph Beeler, is spending
24,700.00
Circulation
...........................
ceeds
bitterness
is
destined
to
be
­
could have refrained from his
ens tied the course record for this week at her home.
Deposits ............................... 540,453.77
publicized self-glorifying interfer­ come vile. Should it fail nothing nine holes at Briarcliff July 16' Mr. Lane had a couple of cous-
ence, Scott might have continued will have been accomplished, ex­ at 34.
$657,917.40
ins pay him a visit on Sunday.
on until the highway branch of cept engendered hatred for one
J. A. Thornburgh, President
LESLIE SCOTT A
Lane.
Mrs.
Etta
Ware
and
Geo.
The home of Arthur Prier near
state government again enjoyed school and friends as against the
R. G. Thornburgh, Cashier
Mr. and Mrs. S. Bristol of
GREAT COMMISSIONER
Clatskanie was burned to the
I that large degree of public con- other.”
John E. Bailey, Vice-President
callers
on
Mr.
Clatskanie
were
The claim that the measure ground July 19. It was an old I
W. J. Mills, Asst. Cashier
In silence and in patience Leslie ' fidence it merited and received
on
Sunday.
and
Mrs.
Woods
would save money is character­ landmark in the vicinity, having
Harold Knox, Asst. Cashier
Scott swallowed his personal pride before it became the gubemator-
Mr. and Mrs. Hodge were in
been
built
by
B.
W.
Blood
42
ized
as
“
downright
humbuggery
”
for the sake of the public wel­ i ial fashion to meddle with it. The by the Oregon Catholic Sentinel, years ago.
Portland Sunday to see her bro-
SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES FOR RENT
fare. Not until conditions became I fact that Scott held on as long
ther who had been hurt.
which says, “It is downright hum­
Passenger service on the Forest
unendurable did he insist upon as he did, and did so much to re­ buggery to pretend that the trans­
Mrs. Hodge was in Vancouver,
Grove branch of 'the Oregon Elec­
acceptance of his resignation. I establish the highway organiza­
fer of the university student body
With gentlemanly courtesy he re­ tion and program, is a tribute to to Corvallis will not entail an el­ tric railway was discontinued last
frained from any expression that his unselfishness in sacrificing aborate and costly building pro­ Sunday. Forest Grove is now
without passenger train service of
would embarrass the governor. himself for public service.—Ore­
gram at that center. Added to any kind.
With quiet magnanimity he per­ gon Voter.
this there will be the acquisi­
mitted the governor to make po­ The Zorn-Macpherson Initiative tion of land and the erection of
For your convenience the following business and professional people ere listed on
litical capitay out of such actions
this page alphabetically. These men and women are known in Vernonia as reliable business
buildings for the law school at
The overwhelming majority of Salem. As the committee points
of the highway commission as the
and professional people.
governor felt were popular, while Oregon newspapers are drastical­ out this is not economy, it is
leaving the burden of criticism ly condemning the Zorn-Macpher­ folly. When on top of this the
RESTAURANTS
pentiste
RARRFR SHOPS
*and blame upon the commission son Initiative Measure as a vicious destruction of state and private
bill
that
would
destroy
Oregon
’
s
for such actions as the governor
investments at Eugene and Mon­
■ maw /
barber
present higher educational sys­ mouth is considered, the proposal
felt were unpopular.
M. D. COLE
jLy
shop
Mary Kato
Scott in his few months on a tem, junk millions of dollars worth must be roundly condemned from
I
Haircutting for Men
new highway commission, with a of state owned property, and sad­ the taxpayers’ standpoint.”
Dentist
with each purchase of
Women and Children
new engineer, developed an ex­ dle extra tax burdens on every
Vernonia, Oregon
A demand for the secret back­
Expert Work Guaranteed
traordinary grasp of the prob­ workingman, farmer and business ers of the bill to come clean is
6 CAKES OF
lems involved in carrying on the man who owns anything taxable made by the Oregon Voter, which
LEMON
state highway program, availing in Oregon.
says, “Those who seek equity
Phone
Res. Phone
COCOANUT OIL
of federal aid and fulfilling the
In editorial discussion the bill should come clean. If they fail
Walnut 7586 Walnut 2911
OPEN FRIDAY, SAT­
PASTIME
financial obligations that will fall is characterized as a private to come clean, the public is war­
SOAP
Willard H. Harley, D. M. D.
URDAY AND SUNDAY
on property if highway revenues “racket," a “shell game,” and the ranted in presuming that what
CARDS AND
DENTISTRY
"wrecker
”
of
state
unity.
fail. His method was one of cau­
Value $1.25
LIGHT LUNCHES
they seek is not equity, but the
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1729 Denver Ave. at Kilpat­
tious deliberation, careful con­
Newspapers published in all accomplishment of some ulterior
rick
St.,
Portland,
Ore.
Lloyd Baker, Prop.
SPECIAL
sideration of his associate mem­ sections of the state unite in a purpose that would discredit them
bers, the adoption of policies demand that the secret contribu- were it known.”
DOCTORS
CONTRACTORS
Willard Batterie«
which were fair to all parts of tors to the funds of the Marion
Oregon and would stand up un­ County Taxpayers’ Equalization
VIOLET RAY GASOLINE
Marvin
R.
Eby,
M.
D.
der severe test, revision of those League, which is sponsoring the
Oil* . . . Expert Greasing
JOHN A. MILLER
Fountain Drinks
policies in detail to meet chang­ measure, shall be forced into the
PhyBican and Surgeon
VERNONIA
ing conditions without sacrificing open and the reasons for their
General Contractor
Phone Hospital 931
SERVICE STATION
their fundamentals, loyal firm­ liberal donations shall be publicly
Town Office 891
Mason Work, Building
ness in execution and an unswerv­ disclosed.
Editors
also
make
a
strong
ing adherence to principle. He vis­
ited every locality in the state so point of the fact that the bill is
j
Portland-Vernonia
he could study the commission's not a consolidation measure at all,
DR. J. A. HUGHES
“Fit for a King”
problems at first hand and try to but is instead designed to destroy
BAFFORD BROS.
Truck Line
Pkyaicias sad Sargeea
deal justly with all parts of the the university at Eugene for the
PRESCRIPTIONS
W.
A.
DAVIS, Proprietor
state. He gathered information, benefit of Corvallis and to des­
Vernonia,
General Plumbing
Office Phone 663
Accurately and
pored over documents and quali­ troy three Normal schools at Ash­
Oregon
des. Phone 664
Daily Service
Vernonia
fied himself to make decisions land, Monmouth and LaGrande
Promptly Filled
Office with Crawford
that were based on an accumula­ and replace these four institutions
Motor Co.
tion of facts. His judgment prov­ by four new institutions, includ­
C. BRUCE
Telephone* ____ «11, 1041
ed to be shrewd and sound. He ing a law school at Salem, that
DR.
RUTH
M.
COON
Wholesale and Retail
scrupulously avoided personal pub­ would require new grounds and
CHIROPRACTIC
buildings before it could function.
licity and political favor.
LUMBER
PHYSICIAN
You get results from
“We can readily understand
By their fine quality of service
Next To Post Office
PHONE 681
Scott and his associates, Messrs. why the commercial interests of
Veraoaia, Oregoa
994 Bridge 8t.
printing done by us
Washburne and Aldrich were re­ Corvallis should be supporting the
Among Our
Neighbors •
Vrrtuntta
Wilark
Birkenfeld
What Other
Editors
Think
Professional and Business Diredory
An Attractive
Picture
FREE
Chop Suey
Restaurant
59c
Old Growth
Best Quality Fir
WOOD
Jewel
Ice Cream
$5.50
Per Cord
I
Vernonia
Trading Co
Armitage
Drug Co.