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The ESTACADA NEWS
P U B L IS H E D
TH U RSD AY
H. A. W ILLIAM S
Entered at the postoffice in Estacada, Or.
as second class mail.
Advertising rates made known on appli
cation. Copy for publication and change
of ad copy must be handed in not later
than Wednesday morning to insure pub
lication for that week.
One Y e a r
If p aid in a d v a n c e
OCT. 19, 1905
The city has in view the creation
of a public cemetery. A committee
of aldermen has lieen appointed to
purchase a site near town.
day night's meeting was adjourned
to Wednesday night when resolu
tions were adopted favoring the
purchase of the water system fiom
the railroad company. It has been
figured that the system can be made
to pay interest on the bonds and
running expenses from the start
It will take $6,750 to buy the sys
tem without the pumping plant
which will not be needed. The bal
ance of the $10,000 bond loan will
be used to convert it into a natural
A spring sending
forth sufficient of the purest of wa
ter has been secured on T. Yocum’s
farm one and a half miles east of
town. This water will be piped in
to town, and it will give us one of
the liest city w'ater works in exist
The council will ask for an
other loan to be used in street and
We are at work on an edition cf
The News which will be more or
less illustrated with Fstacada'Scen
It will also contain special
advertising and descriptive reading
matter of the county, city and the
business firms of the place. It is
the intention to mjike it as represen
tative as is possible with the coop
erative support extended us. The
efforts to make the number one
which will becieditable to ourself
and its patrons will only be limited
by what the material at hand. If
was our intention to get this out
several weeks ago, but unavoidable
delays have occured.
Three capitalists from Grants Pass
were here last week looking over
the wood working factory, and the
advisability of putting in a sash and
door factory in connection with the
present plant. The gentlemen are
ufanufacturing fir sash and doors at
Grants Pass and thought such a
factory would do well here.
The Estacada Brick & Tile Co.
is having a ditch dug along the foot
of the hill at the factory to drain
the water off. Why wouldn’t such
a ditch extended from Second St.
around the foot of the hill keep a
great deal of the water out of town?
Now that it is all over, who was
it that suggested it, started it, gave
it the first necessary support and en
couragement that resulted in such a
marked success? Ac Allen, Corbett,
Scott, Good, Meyers, Richardson
and the numerous et al.
Mr. and Mrs. A E Barr went to
the city Saturday evening and re
mained till Monday evening trans
acting business and enjoying them
Mrs H. Cooper spent a few days
in Portland this week visiting her
sons A. B and R. J. Cooper. Her
sister, Mrs. A. J. Winder and dau
ghter Iva accompanied her and will
spend some time in the city.
Last Saturday was Estacada Day
at the exposition, it would seem for
the railroad company sold over 200
tickets for Portland at its Estacada
office on that day
As a rule the
people all along the line turned out
just as numerous.
It pays to ad
A large quantity of earth and
rock came down the canyon side
Tuesday forenoon and piled up a-
gainst one of the big steam shovels
at work on the canal at Cazadero.
No damage done, but it will have
t o be cleared away before excava
tion work can be resumed
The damage by fire to the H< t 1
Estacada has been repaired
of new floor joist and some floor had
to be replaced. The fire place was
given a stone and cement founda
tion from the ground up, which will
insure it against another such acci
dent. Smoke from underneath the
floor came up and filled the parlors
and other rooms but not enough to
do any great damage.
It is said
that the insurance was allowed.
The Estacada State Bank
(IN C O R PO R A T E D )
B A N K IN G
BU SIN ESS T R A N SA C T E D
We handle Insurance in several of the Best
and Oldest Companies
We Buy and Sell Lands, and Issue Drafts on
The business of the merchants of Estacada and
the farmers is solicited
We will extend you every Facility Consistant with Modern
WE A R E LOCAL A G EN TS for the O. W. P. TOWNSITE CO.
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WE ARE H ERE
TO S E R V E YOU
J. W. REED, Pres.
T. YO CUM ,
STRATTO N, Cashier
Dry fsoods Dry Goods Dry Goods
Bargain in furniture
A fine oak bureau with French
plate glass mirror, and two pair of
portieres will be sold at a bargain.
L. E. Martinez at Hotel Estacada.
M y new
New Patterns and Latest Designs
The very low prices and standard
Our Drainage System
quality will meet the approval of all
Some work has been done this
week to relieve the business part of
town of the surplus water that runs
and settles in the streets Side ditch
es have been dug to drain the water
off. We believe that a great deal of
the water tbat is allowed to run
through town and soak into the
prir.ciply traveled streets could be
diverted and run elsewhere.
money spent on the streets is well
in the Grocery Line
Fruit Jars & Crockery
----- -C. F. Howe-----
A v e T y pretty wedding took place
last Sunday, October 15th, at the
home of Mrs. Nancy C. Shankland
just north of town when her daugh
ter, Miss Effie M. Shankland and
Mr. Frank Jones of Sellwood were
united in marriage.
Rev. J. W.
Cragg of Portland pronounced the
ceremony which united the young
people for life.
Only the nearest
relatives were present. The bride
was gowned in a pretty cream color
ed dress trimmed in lace with all-
over lace. The home was decorat
ed very nicely with Oregon grape
and evergreens, roses and carna
tions, with ferns in vases about the
A number of useful and
pretty gifts were presented to the
After the ceremony dinner
was served, a beautiful vase of car
nations forming the center piece on
Mr. and Mrs. Jones left
on the 4 o’clock car for Portland,
and from there they went on a pleas-
stock is complete with
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Cords of good fir wood for sale at i
the right price—The Bank of Esta
fa d a
F . B. R
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1>res# & MnKr-
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------ A PPLY TO TH E-
Title Com pany
Sealed bids will lie received up to 7.30
o’clock p. m.Tuesday, October 24, 1905, 606—608, Chamber of Commerce Bldg..
by the Common Council of yie City of
Estacada, Oregon, for furnisITing and de
livering to the City of Estacada, Oregon,
twenty thousand ( 20,000 ) feet, more or P'or full information in relation to
less, of three inch plank, of good quality,
to be not less than eight feet in length
and not less than six nor more than ten
inches in width.
The council reserves the right to reject
any or all bids.
By order of the Council.
Reliable Abstracts of Title at reasona
W. K. Haviland Sr.,
ble rates. Loans Negotiated. Clacka
mas County Property Bought & Sold.
VVm. Bard was in town Wednes
Taxes received at our Portland office.
day and bought a Disk Harrow at
Cary's. He expects to seed 26 acres
to wheat and 10 acres to oats this
Deeds, Mortgages and other Papers
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ure trip to Astoria.
— Good grade blotters at N e w s
to return to Currinsville today and
office, 5c a doz.
will make their home there