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About Estacada progress. (Estacada, Or.) 1908-1916 | View Entire Issue (March 9, 1911)
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E ST A C A D A . OREGON, TH URSDAY, MARCH 9. 1911.
LO CAL NEW S AND
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Wm. Porter, from Garfield, was
in the city Tuesday and disposed of
a load of hogs in the local market. Lack Of Safety Valve And Low
Roger Cary and E. Krigbaum
Water In The Boiler Are
were passengers for Portland Mon
Causes Assigned By
day, returning the same evening.
Mr. Price, one of the old time
citizens of Estacada arrived in the
city Monday and will remain some
ESTACADA STATE BANK
CAPITAL • $25,000
On Saturday morning last great
excitement prevailed in Estacada
when news of the blowing up of a
boiler at the River Mill reached
here. Many of our citizens hastened
to the scene of the accident. A
There seems to be a scarcity of
representative of the Progress was
houses to rent in the city. All
there in less than two hours after
available ones being now occupied
the accident occured. The terrible
and a strong demand for more.
loss of life aud the gruesome sight
The creamery building has been of mutilated dead bodies lying
remodeled and made over into a about through the thick under
It has one of the largest air-chambers ever made oti a barrel pump,
double rooming house.
It adds growth of brush in a swampy piece
and a rapid mixer that revolves twice with one stroke of the handle.
very much to the good appearance of wood land, covered with water
Complete outfit ready to fasten to barrel, 29 feet of barrel liose, 8 foot
of that part of the city.
to a depth of two or three inches in
bamboo extension nozzle and cut-off. Price $ 22 . Extra charge made
for barrel or pressure gauge.
J. C. Duus, from Eagle Creek, places and as much as a foot at
was in town Tuesday and disposed others, was a sight to make even
No. 60 Bean Spray and Whitewash Pump, complete as above,
of a load of oats,
Mr, Duus re strong men shrink from it.
The accident happened just a
ports his spring sowine finished
before 7 o’ clock and _.ie
For the larger orchards we have on display iu our store the Bean
and most of his grain sown before
following facts were secured from
Magic Pump No. 9. The Bean No. 9 is superior in many ways to otjier
the last rain.
the men gathered there after the
spray pumps and we would like for you to cail and investigate.
John Chohles, the Greek cook accident, several of whom were
We have a good stock of Bean Brass Spray Extras, such as nozzles
from the River Mill who some time close enough to see the heavy boil
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hose menders, bushings, clamps, couplings, etc. Lime by the barrel
ago disappeared after cashing a er floating through the air as if it
and sulphur by the sack.
number of checks belonging to his were a man's hat driven by a gust
was recently of wind.
Thalmar Nagvist, the
caught in Seattle, Wash.
only member of the logging crew
Mr. Parr, of Portland, was in the present when the explosion occured
city the first of the week looking who is alive to tell what happened,
for a location to start a shooting gave this version of it: he was a
gallery. He appeared well pleased new man on the job aud made h<s
with local conditions amLwill prob first fire in the boiler about six
o'clock and then went back to
Frank Van Duren and Otto Stu- breakfast. When he built the fire
ben were in Portland Monday. Mr. his glass showed plenty of water in
Stuben is making arrangements to the boiler When he went to break
move his family here and will ruu fast there was no one at the boiler
his former pool hall and rooming After eating aud returning Jim Pitt
man, who was the temporary en
gineer, was there and no one else.
A delegation from Eagle Creek
He had split a few pieces of wood,
visited the locality of the recent ex
as the new firemen had seen him do
plosion at the River Mill Sunday
this, and he seemed to be doing
aud spent a few hours in Estacada.
other things, just as any workmen
In the party were Messrs Jackson,
would be doing but which Nagvist
Elliott, Anderson, Douglas and
says he paid no attention to. Very
soon the other members of the log
George McMinis. Gus Jennsen
The P. R. L & P. Co, have dis ging crew came up and were stand
and Harold Joyner were the guests
continued operatious at the upper ing about the boiler.
of Peter Poulsen on Sunday night.
dam and it is indefinite as to when there was a flash or concussion and
Willis Cox, Ed. Closner and Earl
they will resume. This throws a he knows nothing more of what
Fred Linus and Christ Klinker
Shibley attended the Grange con
number of men out of employment happened until he made an attempt
W. A. JO N E S
vention, held at Oregon City last went over Sunday to see the boiler
and we hope affairs will soon be ar to rise from the mud and water
careful drivers always
A little baby girl came to the
It is reported that since the ac force of the explosion. He was ly home of Mr. and Mrs. Wily Howel
cident at the River Mill the master ing with his face down.
mechanic at the company’s dam, tempting to get up he staggered
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Strunk cel
WOOD & LUMBER
has made an order that all firemen aud fell. Ray Hamilton, also a
Long Distance Telephone
shall qualify by an examination or member of the crew, was late get
versary last Sunday.
present a certificate of ability be
The school is preparing an enter Five Little Chicks
fore accepting a position. This cer had not arrived when the explosion
Messrs D., F., H. and E. Horner
tainly is a good order and one occured but was on his way, being
which will give protection to those between the sawmill and the scene given at a later date.
Johnny Moger has recovered from Violen duet Theodore and Helen Turel
working in the vicinity of the boil of the explosion. He saw the boil
W e h a n d le a n y th in g
er go high in the air above the his attack of pneumonia and Is able Floral Offering
Character Song, Zuyder Zee, H. Horner
tree tops and as it flew through to attend school again.
re la tive to the
Word was received on Saturday space he says it did not look larger
Mr. Sherman and family have Wand Drill
by E. W. Bartlett announcing the than a man's hat.
R e a l E s ta te
He also saw
Violin Duet F. Horner and A. Folsom
death of Mrs. M. B. Snodgrass, the Nagvist try to get up and went to moved to the Adams place.
Mr. Lewellen has been doing
B u sin e ss
mother of Mrs. Bartlett, on Friday his assistance and aided him to
some blasting of late.
No particulars were re walk to the bunk house,
ceived but it was thought she was says he was standing nearer to Jim
Messrs D., F., H. and E. Horner
suddenly called by death.
She Pittman than any of the others
Dialogue, The Farmers,
lived at LaGrande.
Three small boys
when the explosion occured. Nag
Mandolin and Guitar Trio
Methodist Episcopal vist was the least hurt and Pittman
Everyone is busy putting in their
Messrs Kilgore, Baker and Horner
Church next Sunday the subject for seemed to be the most mutilated as spring crops and some have planted Sketch, Cabman No. 93,
CHAPIN A III KIOW, of Portland
the sermou will be "In Remem well as thrown the greatest dis potatoes for early market.
Messrs F. and H. Horner and Misses
brance of Me." The Sacrament of tance.
(Keller and Harvey
The cold east wind last week was
Comedy Burlesque, Confiscating Safe They have it— good fresh vege
the Lord's Supper will be adminis Young Smith’ s body lay nearest to
hard on the fall sown grain, some from Dodgewater Trustem and Bustem
tables. Go and see them. Pen-
tered at the close of the service. the explosion, being about 12 feet.,
being froze out.
Savings Bank, Messrs Jim Sykes, Area land & Jorg.
The Commuuion will also be ad Fisher lay next then White and
Henry Johnson has had a !*ad
ministered at Mt. Zion at 2:30 p. Pittman. All these were blown in
attack of lagrippe but is now im Tired Tim.
a northern direction. The firemen
C H U R C H S E R V IC E S
Sketch, Mr. Diaculum,
The Family Theatre, opposite aud Krowenberger were thrown in
the Estacada Mercantile Company’s an eastern direction.
A collection will be taken to help de M. E. Church-----Next Sabbath
three hun been down with the measels but fray expenses.
store, has decided to open on Satur
are up and around again,
The young people of Dodge have sue- 1 Sabbath School
IO a. m.
day afternoons. Next Saturday at dred feet from the explosion.
Theo Harders and family have ceeded in getting together the alMive Preaching
3:30 will be the first matinee.
I a. ni.
moved to the saw mill near Estaca program to be given in the D<*lge League
will be the same show as will be Watson and the unknown man, lay
Schoolhouse on Saturday March 25th. Prayer Meeting on
run later at the evening program near the body of White.
Peter Ruhl and Mr. Oche are Everyone is given a very cordial wel ing
This is a first-class theatre and is lived nnlil about 10 o'clock.
8 p. m.
and sowing for Samuel come. Come and bring your friends.
well equipped for the comfort of
If you cannot walk hire two rigs and Church of Christ-— Next Sabbath
its patrons. Opera chairs are pro- Vincent'* 1,osP "a1' Porttand- * here Miller.
Mrs Klinker and danghter Helen run between
vided throughout, the film used is! hc died about half P"<‘
" " Sat-
The injured men were the guests of Mrs. Johnson on
the same high class production as urday evening
ro a. in.
When you have rheumatism in your Preaching
in the past and the management is were quickly carried to the east Monday afternoon.
15 P ni.
foot or instep apply Chamberlain's Lini
Dr. Adix was
only too willing to aid in whatever aide of the river.
W. G iv e n , Paster,
Gits Jenusen was hauling hay ment and you will get quick relief. It \
way they can to help vou to enjoy
from Mr. Jones' place at Eagle costs but a quarter. Why suffer? For j
the time vou spend iu their theatre.
Creek on Monday.
sale by all good dealers.
(C on tin ued on Last P age)
Gus Lictborn, our enterprising
baker, has bought a horse and de
livery wagon aud is now prepared
to do his own delivering.
I he cut represents the Bean Little Giant No. 70 Spray and
IT IS TA X PAYING TIME
As in previous yeais, CLACKAMAS COUNTY TAXES may be
paid at offices of
ESTACADA MERCANTILE co.
CLACKAMAS TITLE COMPANY
510 Chamber of Commerce Building,
T a x R o ll open for In sp ectio n . C a ll o r
to r sta te m e n t or y o u r taxes.
Reduced Prices on Blankets
For a short time we will make a great reduction on
the price of Blankets, cost cuts no figure. You can’t
afford to miss this sale.
If you need any Beds, Springs, Mattresses, Furniture or
Queensware come in, we can suit you. W e have a nice
line of Comforts, Linoleum, Carpets and Matting. Also just
received a new line of Wail Paper of the latest patterns.
The price is right
Space here will not permit us to mention the numerous
ai tides we have, but you really ought to hear those Colum
bia Phonographs, also some fine records.
ESTACADA FURNITURE CO.
W . D. and L. M. Henthom, Proprietors
Livery, Feed & Sale