— We Are Still Selling Peed Plow Shares Ground Discs and Cutaways All kinds of tools C. C. MILLER Metal Repairing Electric Wiring Plumbing Estacada Lumber and Produce Co. We W ish You, One and All, A Jo lly Xmas, and a Happy, Prosperous 1915. "Your Store” On New Years Days Resolve to make 1915 a successful year lor yourself and your community. Patronize Every Home Industry. “ Stand by the Men that stand ty You,” Your Home Merchants. We ESTACADA PROGRESS ( I ncorporated ) Pu b lish ed E v e ry T h u rs d a y M orning at ESTACADA, OKI («0% R . 3VI. Staudish, Editor and Manager Entered at the poetofflce In fcttacada Oregon as second class mall S U B S C R IP T IO N R A T E S One year .......................................................... $1 00 Six months .................................................. 50 Thursday. December 24. IQI4 The Progress wishes you a Merrv Christmas ami a Happy ami Pros perotis New Year. Too often, the familiar phrase, ‘ ‘T h i Christmas Spirit", is too closelv allied to visions of roast lurk- ev, mince pie. plum pudding and presents galore, but it 4 broadest meaning should embody "Peace on Earth. Good Will to M en". We are prone to cast off the man tle of the C'hristntas spirit about January 2nd, feeling that, like the broken toy, it has fulfilled its mis sion. There is no "closed season’ ’ for the feeling and practising of the true Christmas spirit and let os try this year to stretch it along into the Soring and really practice. "Good Will to Men” . Editor and His Paper Are Town’s Best Asset Head of Department of Journalism (¡¡ves New Keaton Why Ads Are Merchant’s Beat Investment University of Oregon, Kugene, Dec. 7. — "Advertising in the coun try paper is the best investment a country merchant can make,” says Kric W. Allen, head of the depart ment of journalism at the State Promise You: Fair, Honest, Courteous dealings in every transaction, W e will sell you good, reliable merchandise, just as cheap as the markets will allow. Every penny you spend here is backed by our Personal Guarantee. Store Closed for Inventory, Monday, Jan. 4, 1915. C ary Mercantile C o . D a le ’s But we are overstocked with the following: • Cement, 4 sacks to bbl. $3. per bbl. Lime - - 1.75 ’ ’ Sand, 2500 lbs. per yd. 3. ’ yd. Lathes - 2.50 ’ M. Casing Lumber and stepping prices, dependent on grade. N o Goods Sold on that Day. Estacada, Oregon. the store offers, and the copy should he changed frequently. The advertising columns should he made as interesting as any other part of the paper, and the merchant’ s ‘ad’ should appear with the same regu larity as the editor’ s news. An ad vertisement in the local paper is by no means charity. It brings big retuui~: first, iu direct business when it is handled with a little common sense; second, in building up the community. ’ The paper should be made as impottant an agent of a town’s im provement and prosperity as the church or school. The great prob lem of the small town in these days ot centralization and parcel post is to mare itself a good place to live in and a pleasant place for the coun- trv people to come to. It it doesn’ t do that it is doomed to disappear. “ So no town should Ire so short sighted as not to give every en couragement to the man, who is trying to make a newspaper there. He is in one sense the most import ant citizen. He can do more for the town both at home and abroad than any other one man. He should he hacked up ill his effort to do business at business prices and in a business way. It would he just as sensible ior you to let your schools run down, or your stores run down or your churches run down, as to let your newspaper run down” ’. Farmer’s Week Recipes As furnished by Mr». Alice M. Dolan, during the Domestic Science C o u n t Z WEI BACH — One half cup of milk scalded and cooled ftont one- half to one cake of compressed yeast, soaked*in two tablespoons of luke warm water and one and one- half teaspoons of salt and flour University. “ The merchant’s advertising enough to make a drop hatter, let should l>e tie«-. It should tell it raise and then add two beaten something very definite about what eggs, two tablespoons of sugat, two tablespoons of melted butter and flour enough to make a dough as stiff as can be handled with a spoon. Let it raise and then pinch off enough for biscuit size, put them in a pan grease the sides of the biscuits, let raise and hake FR E N C H B U N S -T w o cakes of yeast, one foutlh cup i f luke warm water, one cup of milk, one-fourth cun of sugar, three tablespoons ol butter, one egg. one halt teaspoon lemon extract, one and one third teaspoons of salt and flour enough to make dough as lor bread SP IC E D L IV E R With Oranges— Plunge the sliced liver into boiling water and allow to remain in four minutes, remove from the water, take the skin off. sail to taste and roll in flour To each one-fourth pound of liver, Use one slice ot bacon cut into hits, try it out and add two tablespoons of onions roll the liver in flour and put it into the hot fat and brown it on both sides. Add one half orange sliced (peel it, so as to remove the white skin) and two cloves and enough water to cover the liver, cook slowlv until it is llioroughlv done, then remove and thicken gravy with flour if not already 'hick enough Serve with j sliced oranges. SOUR C R E A M R O A ST — Three and one-half pounds of steak cut at least one inch thick, salt to taste, 1 pound in as much flour as it will j take, put some fat in the frying pan | and when hot. put the meat in and j sear it on both sides. Then add j one onion cut in slices, one bav leaf, one sweet green pepper, from which the seeds have been removed, or one-half tomato mav be used iu place of the pepper. One and one j half cups of sour cream, put this all j in a pan, put a cover on it, and set | this pan inside of another pan con- j taming hot water, put the cover on j the pan and cook in or on top o f ! stove, | W ould like to have you come in and see the nice alumnium ware that they are giving away absolutely FREE as premiums. It pays to trade with them, as their prices are always right, their goods the best and their treatment, courteous. Yes. the fruit trees have come in, that we told you of, some days since. See them also, just which you want. and pick out See DALE’S Klctsch Mills First class lumber of all kinds. Dimension material a specialty. Prompt deliveries made from big stock on hand. Phone or call at mill, at Dodge. 0 . C . Klaetsch, Owner. Wanted:- Hogs-Cattle-Sheep The second carload of livestock has gone and I hope to make an other shipment, within two weeks. I shall be in Estacada next Sat urday, Sunday and Monday. Phone to Mr. Standish in Esta cada and he will furnish you the market prices and give further infor mation regarding shipping and buying dates. Leave word with him if you wish to have me call on you. Remember, I pay cash on de livery for all livestock purchased and I will gladly come to your place and buy there, if you prefer. C. E. LUCRE Livestock Buyer.