Vernonia eagle. (Vernonia, Or.) 1922-1974, September 13, 1935, Image 1

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    VOLUME XIII
$2.00 per vear; 5c a copy.
Investigation
For WPA Water
Project Aimed
VERNONIA COLUMBIA COUNTY. OREGON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1935
Christian Church
Pastor Leaves for
Enid, Oklahoma
Airport Plans
Are Discussed
Tuesday Noon
Fugitive Creates
Excitement in Mist
By Threats to Kill
NUMBER 37.
Local Airport
Is Inspected
By State Man
C. R. Pritchard, pastor of
MIST —(Special)— Quite a
the Christian crurch has resigned
bit of excitement stirred the vil­
‘ and will leave today for Enid,
COMMITTEE IS TO STUDY Oklahoma, where he has been Chamber of Commerce Hears of lage of Mist Friday afternoon TREE HAZARD IS BEING
when it was learned that a fugi­
Further Set-up for Events
offered a ministerial position. He
COSTS
ELIMINATED
will also attend the Bible col­
tive from justice had stopped off
lege
of
Phillips
University
in
Plans
for
the
airport
dedicat
­
here and had taken to the swam­
Budget Committee for City
Enid, which is the largest and ion Sept. 21 and 22 were discus­ py land owned by I. Knowles. Arrangements Are Made for
Is Named by
best equipped Bible college of sed at the chamber of commerce
Pilot’s Banquet
Council
its denomination in the United meeting Tuesday noon in the Mas­ Two men gave chase but the fel­
And Ball
onic temple. K. A. McNeill, com­ low held them at bay by threat-
I States.
[ ening to kill them if they came
mittee
chairman,
t<^|d
of
the
needs
Mrs.
Pritchard
with
the
child
­
Investigation of the relative
A. W. Whitaker, member of
| too close.* It did not last long,
merits and costs of wood and steel ren will go to Missouri to visit of labor for the speaker’s plat­
the state board of aeronautics.
form, the lumber for which had | however, for the man decided to
pipe for the proposed water main her mother for a time.
accompanied by Al Greenwood,
No successor has yet been been donated by the Lindsay Lum" I come out and give himself up.
project was decided upon at a
state airport inspector, visited
ber Co. G C. Brown, he said, | Going to the telephone office he
meeting of the city council Mon­ selected by the local church.
called Sheriff Burns of Clatsop Vernonia Tuesday and inspect-
had agreed to take charge of
day night. The water committee,
I
county
to tell where he was, and ed the municipal airport. Mr.
the sa.e of sandwiches, L. H.
consisting of Councilmen Hart­
Greenwood pointed out that sev-
Wewey of the ice cream and shortly after was picked up on
wick, Stacy and Kent, together
eral tall trees were hazardous to
the
highway
by
state
police.
George Schaber would roast the
with Earl Smith, water superin­
The man, whose nome was Or­ flying conditions, and through
meat.
tendent, and Ben S. Owens,
mond
Sinclair, had 30 days to the courtesy of the state for­
Nojiew
projects
for
this
local
­
mayor will make the investigation
estry department these were be­
ity are before any of the relief serve in the county jail at Astor-
and report. Under the new WPA
agencies to his knowledge, stated ia on a 90 day sentence for ing removed by a crew of fall­
set-up, the council was informed,
ed Judd Greenman, the only ex- theft of an automobile. He had ers in charge of Ross Meeker.
it will not be necessary for the
Mr. Greenwood is enthusiast­
city to cover 55 per cent of the Is Most Feasible Way Out of ception being that of a small been granted the privileges of a
ic about the dedication plans for
Depression,
He
Declares
one
for
the
grade
school.
The
trusty
and
was
cutting
grass
on
cost of the project, but if the
reason, he explained, is that no'the court house lawn when he Sept. 21 and 22, and assured the
city will buy the material the
The Townsend plan is not the sponsorship had been definitely I seized the car of Judge Guy committee in charge that the
government will pay for both
Professional Airmen’s association
the labor and the compensation. only way out of the depression assumed as yet for the various ' Boyington and started out on the
would have approximately 50
In this event a bond isssue will I , but is the most feasible plan, plans suggested. The works pro­ ¡Nehalem highway. Near Mist he
planes at the show.
a
state
highway
declared
J.
E.
Bennett,
Portland
gress
administration
requires
a
crashed
into
not be necessary, Mayor Owens
Mrs. Ann Lord, who has charge
city commissioner, in an address contract by which the sponsors
road
grader and
explained.
of the pilots’ banquet and ball
(
commission
car.
The
road
crew
before
the
local
Townsend
club
agree
to
take
care
of
their
share
Budget Committee Named
I wrecked the capture him, but he at Arcadia park has assured the
Monday evening in the Evangeli­ of the expense.
The committee to draw up the
committee that a real southern
attempted to
cal church. When in operation it
annual city budget was named
chicken dinner will be served,
eluded them.
will put from 6,000,000 to 10,- PLEASANT VALE SCHOOL
at the meeting as follows: J. W.
and accommodations will be af­
000,000 men to work, and will
OPENS
WITH
11
PUPILS
Saturday
morning
he
pled
guilty
Brown, Judge W. A. Harris, Ed
forded for 300 guests. Those
produce 24 billion dollars worth
' and to theft of the Boyington car
Salomonsen, Roy Raymond and
wishing to attend the banquet
of buying power annually, he
The
Pleasant
Vale
school
at
■
ar(
j
was
sentenced
by
Judge
How.
in
and
Loel Roberts, with Guy Mills
should make immediate reservat­
asserted. It is the only hope at Keasey opened last week with i the K. Zimmerman to one year
J. L. Timmons as alternates.
ions at Mac’s pharmacy or with
the present time, he believed.
11 pupils, a slight decrease from I
state penitentiary.
Mrs. Lord. Several prominent
Mr. '• Bennett
~
criticized the var- the enrollment of the previous i
Teachers Have Picnic
speakers and celebreties will at­
ious relief measures of the —
ad- i year.
vear. Four grades
(Trades are now taught
tauo-ht j
ministration, declaring them to under Mrs. Maudie Duncan, who | Teachers of the grade and tend the dinner. The air queen
be futile. It is absurd, he d*" is beginning her second year
;
high school had a picnic Wed and the princesses will occupy
a position of honor at the speak­
dared, that in this country we there.
nesday afternoon at Big Eddy.
ers table. The pilot’s ball will fol-
should go hungry because we --------
i
low the banquet and will be op-
produce too much.
en to, the public.
He defended the two per cent
*
*/
Mrs. K. A. McNeill, who has
Harold Cason Becomes President transactions tax by asserting that
the increased volume would take !
charge of the airmail cachet to
Of Seniors
be sent out on the two days of
High school classes elected care of it, and the tax would I
dedication has received ma(re
their officers during the past cost the public nothing. On the
than 600 airmail letters which
week. The seniors selected Har- j other hand, he pointed out, the'
Loss of two star backfield have been autographed by Post­
old Cason as president; Alice] AAA imposed what is in effect1 Vernonia high school prospects
Baker, vice-president; Geraldine! a 33 1-3 per cent sales tax on for a successful season on the men, Howard and Holcomb, put master E. F. Messing and will be
George, secretary; Bobby King, I bread, the poor man’s food, gridiron, were brightened by a bad crimp into the backfield autographed by pilots attending
the show. Local cover collectors
treasurer; Miss Nan Crary, ad-; and 25 per cent on pork, and the large turnout of expectant
combination. However, with Meek are requested to leave letters at
viser. The juniors named Paul] no benefits are gained from eith- ,gridsters.
I The line will be the huskiest er, E. King and Henderson as Mac’s Pharmacy for cachet.
Adams, president; Ralph Condit, er' .
The
only
way
to
get
out
of
. and the strongest ever seen here the nucleus, coach McCrae has
vice-president;
Elaine Louden,'
hopes of molding a very effic­
secretary; Leo Ludwig, treasur­ debt( he thought, is by placing in the past few years. It is
ient backfield combination.
more
money
in
circulation,
and
composed
of
experienced
men
,
er; Ray Mills, adviser. The choice
Meeker has a tough job when
of the sophomore class was for he declared himself as in favor of i who have had action in many I
j he tries to step into Howard’s
Albert Schalock, president; Bill the Townsend plan because he be-1 or all of last season's games,
McDonald will retain his pos- j shoes at the left half P°9t- Kin»
Byers,
vice-president;
Howard ; lieves that it leads to inflation. I
ition at center, while Aldrich, has been developed into a smart
Bergstrom,
secretary-treasurer;]
a freshman, is being developed j and capable signal barker. Hen
Walace McCrae, adviser. The i GIFTS OF BOOKS ARE
into an able assistant.
derson will hold down his pre
REPORTED AT MEETING
freshmen elected Howard Rundell, i
Buckner, a husky stansfer from | vious iulback post. The remain SEEN AND HEARD
■OF LIBRARY BOARD
president; Fritz Hausler, vice-
Liberal high school in Kansas1 ’nK backfield post will be fillet
president ;Jane Watts, secretary;
Les Sheeley trying to per­
Gifts -of six adult books, 15 is an outstanding candidate to by Parker.
Edwin Justice, treasurer; Edison
suade Shorty Kullander to wear
Other football aspirants ant an airport handbill on his vest
Aldrich, sergeant at arms; L. W. children's books and 9 maga- ! hold down one of the important
I zines were reported by Edna end positions, while Joe Roeser, I capable reserves who compris'
Skuzie, adviser.
as a walking ad . . . Herb Con-
New Gym in Use
I Owens, librarian, at a meeting, one of last year’s subs, is work-1 the scrub team are Childs, Bol dit gesticulating to Al Childs and
Jhard for tjie remaining King, Aldrich, Baker, Chuck Roe Bruce McDonald what the San
Showers in the gymnasium built of the public library board held;
ser, McGraw, Herring, C. Lamp Diego fair was like . . . Emil
by SERA labor were in use in the Vernonia hotel Tuesday end position.
Capable guards will be in the ing, Wold, Hewitt and Acord.
this week, and it is expected that night.
Messing putting stamps on air­
A practice game to test th port dedication covers . . . Harry
the gymnasium itself will be I Plans were begun for a tag j lineup, including Pickets and
_______
r...K and Scha- strength of the new team wi’ Culbertson limbering up the fire
Lewis. _____
Milton
Lamping
ready when basketball season op- i day to be held during the cele- _____
bration of book week in Novem-' lock, a pair of tough tackles, be played against the alumni t< truck . . . Roy Raymond study­
(Continued on page 10.)
ber.
complete the line.
day at the ball park.
ing the new city I adget forms.
Townsend Plan
Is Upheld by
J. E. Bennett
High School
Classes Name
New Officers
Prospects For Successiull
Gridiron Season Bright
Feathers . .
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