Vernonia eagle. (Vernonia, Or.) 1922-1974, August 23, 1935, Image 1

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    O-A Sues for
Big Damages
For Fire Loss
High School to
Start Tuesday,
September 3rd
Attendance at
IOOF Picnic Is
Estimated 800
Stage Line To
Increase Trips
To Twice Daily
Slot Machines
Ruled out by
City Council
There will be no school until
Beginning August 28 the Port­
Tuesday, September 3, announ­
land-Banks Stage line, operated
DETROIT TRUST CO. IS ced Harold McEntire, principal of Games and Band Playing Arc by Thor Gronbeck, will give a TWO MEMBERS OPPOSE
the high school, upon his return
‘ double daily service out of Ver-
Chief Attractions
from the beach last week end.
[ nonia. Stages will leave the Ver­
Officially the term opens on'
nonia hotel daily at 8 a. m. and
Negligence in Allowing Haz Monday, Labor day. but the
Eight hundred is the estimated 5 p. m., and the Central stage Helper Is Added on Airport
ards is Alleged by
students will not be asked to attendance at the Columbia coun- terminal, Portland, at 8 a. m. and
Project By
tl I. O. 0. F. picnic at Arcadia 5 p. m. daily except Sundays and
Miss Freda Beck of Millwaukie ’ Park Sunday sponsored by the holidays, when they will leave
at 10:30 a. m. and 8 p. m. The
The Oregon American Lumber will teach commercial subjects and
Application of the Oregon City
1 Rainier and Vernonia.
running time will 'be two hours. I Amusement company to install
corporation and the Aetna Insur­ home economics in place of Miss
address of welcome was
ance company brought suit Aug­ Thelma Drake, who resigned to
The new stage ordered by Mr. ■ 10 “Skillo” money vending mach-
ust 16 in circuit court at Astoria get married. Otherwise the fac- | given by Past Master Henry Gronbeck is expected to be in | ines in Vernonia was denied by
for $869,302.69 damages alleged­
service soon. A steel body for (the city council Monday even-
sponse by Deputy Grand Master it is being built by Wentworth I ing. Representatives of the com-
ly sustained in the big forest fire
Roy Gibbs of Gresham. Mrs. and Irwin in Portland.
of two years ago. The defen­ CASE BUILT FOR GUNS
l pany stated that their machines
BELONGING TO LEGION i Corey Heaton, president of the
dants are the Detroit Trust com­
had been licensed by the Colum-
! Rebekah assembly, also addressed j I
pany and others who owned or
I bia county court, and by the
A case to hold the ten army i
were in control of the property
I cities of St. Helens and Clat­
rifles owned by Vernonia post of [
Three softball games between !
upon which the fire started.
skanie. Councilmen Kent and
the American Legion has been the Portland I. O. O. F. team
Stacy expressed themselves as
Slashings Declared Hazard
built by Emil Messing, and the and Vernonia, Westport, and the
opposed to the devices, and Mr.
Negligence of defendant con­
guns were moved into it last week Vernonia All-Stars were the
Kent made a motion that the ap-
cerns in permitting many acres
end. The case sits near the front ! chief attractions, but the music
plication be denied, The motion
of slashings to accumulate on
window in the post office. The I furnished by the Westport and
their holdings from several years
guns were formerly stored in the Vernonia bands ran the base­ Recreation Group Resumes Under
A communication was read
of logging operations was char­
ball games a very close second.
rear of the building.
from R. S. Huson, engineer at
New Set-Up
ged in the complaint. By failing
The bathing beauty contest was
the airport, asking the city to
to burn or remove the slashings,
won by Mary Ann Childs.
The Vernonia Recreation club employ a man at the airport as
it was charged, fire hazard was
M. E. Turkington and William was reorganized Tuesday and the a helper, the SERA quota for
Dies Saturday
Briot are to be commended for club rooms opened. Under the the month having been exhausted,
It was further charged the de­
At Home Here j the
able manner with which theyj new set up, members will be The job was authorized by the
fendants failed to use all reason­
the different events, required to make appliication! council,
Mrs. Myra F. Doud, 66, died
able and possible means to put
everything going off on schedule. for membership to one of the
out the fire and prevent it from at her home here Saturday even­
The day wound up with a free officers. If he has proven to be
Dr. R. I. Hall Locates Here
spreading to the property of the ing. She was born in Providence,
dance in the evening.
of the proper character he will
Oregon American Lumber com­ R. I. and was married in April,
Dr. R. I. Hall, who practiced
be voted in by members in meet­
pany. Much timber and logging 1932 to Loyal S. Doud. Since
in Vernonia for some
then she has resided in Vernon­
equipment were burned.
time but has recently been in
The Oregon American corpora­ ia. At her bedside were her hus­
' Klamath Falls, is reopening his
tion asked $731,221.84 damages band, also Albert Wilbur of
Milton Lamping will occupy the , practice here. He will occupy
Vernonia and Glenwood will omce
and the balance sought represen­ Washougal, Wash., a brother,
Doys wora,
office or
of execucive
executive or
of 'boys
work, |the offic(f ¡n the Joy theatr(J
ted insurance claims paid and and Mrs. Campbell of Camas, again play baseball Sunday on assisted by hts brother, Clarence. bujlding formerly used by Dr.
Washington, a sister. Interment the local field. A good turn out Don Peterson will have charge of I, A Hugheg( an<J expectg tQ
other costs.
it expected.
This is the largest damage was in Camas.
outdoor athletics, Jim Vike, box- open n,xt Sunday
complaint ever filed in Clatsop
ing. Howard R. Lee will act as
president of the organization, PETITION FOR OIL
in place of his former position
of secretary.
The rooms will be opened at
4 p. m. and closed at 9:30 sharp.
A petition to the state high-
Strick discipline will be kept and' way commission for an oil ma-
members willfully violating them|cadam pavement on the Nehalem
To Chicago and the middle
The Safeway team clinched the leave Vernonia during the morn­
west in the streamliner City of Vernonia Softball league series ing and not later than 1 P. M. will be suspended, by a court highway between Pittsburg and
Portland and back in a new by winning from the Odd Fel­ People going over and having held each week.
the county line was circulated in
Dodge sedan was the experience lows Monday. Out of eight games room in their cars are asked to I
town this week by T. B. Mills,
Mrs. M. R. Arnold Dies
of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Brickel, played the team met with only stop at Skinny’s and take play­ I
who secured a large number of
Mrs. M. R. Arnold, a sister of' signatures.
who returned Saturday night af­ one defeat. One game was for- ers who have no transportation.
ter a six weeks trip. They visited fieted to them by a broken team,
Today’s game will be the last i Mrs. Mr. B. Willard, Mrs. K. W. ■
chiefly in Milwaukee and north­ making eight games to their cred­ in the series unless the teams Bentley, Louis and John Lara-'
ern Wisconsin.
that are tied wish to play off.' more of Vernonia died at her
Conditions in that section seem
Skinny’s and Nehalem are tied The first three days of next I home in Spokane August 15. She
to be much improved this year, for second place in the series and week will be reserved for this had many friends in Vernonia,
Mr. Brickel reports. There was the Oddfellows have tied Mist purpose.
| where she visited several times
plenty of rain, and crops are for the last place.
Saturday the women demon- and was highly respected.
better. Employment appears to
Beginning about the first of strated that they could play ball
be much more general.
next week, Earl Washburn, vice by holding the Union men down SATURDAY TO BE DAY
Art Owen8 o{ Riverview chal-
president of the V. S. L. will to a fairly low score, Some very
all comers to a tree sit-
take charge and organize a six good playing was shown although
Saturday instead of today will tinsf contest-
team series, using only the they have not had much prac­
be Vernonia day at the county SEEN AND HEARD
PAY DOLLAR FINES strongest teams of the league for tice.
fair, and the Vernonia band un-
Wednesday’s Percentage
a basis, it was announced by
Shorty Kullander getting plen­
W L Pct. der direction of C. R. Watts will ty of kidding about his umpiring
Between 12 and 15 motorists Howard R. Lee, president.
8 1 889 play-
Sunday, Vernonia players who I Safeway
were asked by Marshal Roy K.
at a softball game . . . “Abe”
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6 2 750 j
Nelson Saturday to report at can get away will play Art Nehalem ..
Lincoln repairing the building
Melvin Letter Mowe Marries 'formerly occupied by his candy
6 2 750
the city hall because of lack of Steele’s team in Clatskanie. Two ! Skinny’s ...
6 3 666
drivers' licenses. Upon appear­ teams will be selected on their Union ....... .
Melvin Lester Mowe, former kitchen, ai.d Loci Robert’s office
5 4 625 j Vernonia resident, was married with the window out during the
ing each contributed a dollar to field to fill any vacancies caused I Miller’s ...
4 5 444 in Cathlamet, Wash., recently to process ... Emil Messing back
the city treasury, and promised by the absence of all-stara. Two C. E. ___
. 3 6 333 Miss Bertha Mary Hill of Sven- at his desk after a vacation at
to procure the license as requir­ games are scheduled for Sunday, Mist ...........
beginning at 2 p. m. Cars will I. O. O. F.
. 3 6 333 son.
ed by the state.
, Cannon Beach.
Club Room Is
Reopened by
Sajewcy Clinches Title
In Softball League Series
and ;. .Talons