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About Estacada progress. (Estacada, Or.) 1908-1916 | View Entire Issue (March 18, 1915)
Dont Throw It Avvav
Just Because It Leaks
I am equipped to mend leaks in
either tin, metal or granite ware, pots,
pans, washboilers, wash tubs, etc.
Electric Wiring, Plumbing, Metal Repairing
C. C. Miller
I J N O iK W IK A T K D I
Much of the present business de
pressioii is due to radical and op
St-veral of the social chibs in Es-
tacaila and vicinity are grtting tired
of their Usual enjoyments in the
form of card playing and the sug
gestion has been made that a course
of study, similar to that pursued
bv the Gai field Round Table, would
he a welcome change During these
history making limes an hour or two
per mouth, spent in the discussion
of current events, the study of ge
ography or other subjects, would
prove interesting, amusing and in
Many changes are daily
being made in the map of the world
and with news emenating from li>
tie IcniMvn parts of the earih geog-
Morning ul pre-sivc legislation, enacted against raphy appeals to the grown upt>
i.S n C U M , OKH.OS
; the corporations in this state. The
T o date none of the local mer-
Stunilwh, Editor "ml M a i M g r r
present status of public sentiment j chants have passed the hat around
h» Doaiodire in Estacaoa Or.eor. as on the lights of the piratical jit- in behalf of the lately burned out
»econo claj* inali
; Jones Cash Store of Portland.
; neys, is another indication of this
New Stock Just / Received
Flowers For Hat Trim m ing
New Idea PATTERNS
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S U B S C R IP T IO N R A T E S
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Thurxl.yy, March 18, 1915
N o w that the children have
shown their prowess ii. the recent
spelling bees, it would be an extra
good thing, both as a drawing at
traction and’ as an educational stim
ulant to hold one ot mo-e spelling
bees among the adults and it is a
safe l>et that their score- would not
compare favorably with the chil
Let the C. I. C., the
Granges or the churches arrange
such contests and much interest
would lie manifested.
Park Sc Closner
Scales Ready This Week
Livestock bluer, C. li l.iuke of
was in Estacada last Mon
If the average voter, wil
day supervising the construction ot
more or less socialistic ideas, would j
the news scales which are being
stop and consider that a corpora- j
built at the stock yards.
lion, while weal.hv as a whole,;
Next Mondux is the regular ship-
merelv represents the combined j ping date for livestock and unless
savings of thousands of. people, * be supply has decreased from for
called moneyed interests.
0 . C. Klaetscli, Owner.
mally of whom are far from well to mer weeks, « carload should be |
do; they might not he so aveise to
on ,h ‘" da,e
each individual stockholder earn ln* ho>IS ,,r ° ,ht‘r '«restock for sale,
ing as high as 6% on their invtst ! Phone to R M- Standish at Ksta
! c .,<l,i
In this part of Oregon, few f-eo- j
pie are willing to loan money, even
, The regnlar meeting of t the
on the safest of securities at less I Qeorjje tS(lojal
tttan 8 « and often times ask more;
. , , , . ,, .
Club was held last Saturday even-
bnt let a corporation pay a divid-
ing, March 13th .The subj-ct of
end of over 5 % and a howl is us
j better gardening was discussed.
ually raised against these huge,
After the meeting, refresh men's
earnings, with consequent clamor
I were served by Mrs Henry Smilh
for restrictive legislation and the
and Miss Flora Johnson; the young
folks spent the evening in an enjoy -
It is the corpotation. collectively |
representing big money, that takes!
Supposing, as a buyer, yon go to
vour local merchant to purchase an
implement. Yon are not able to
see the implement itself, hut con
tent xoueself with a little picture of
it. a brief description of its merits,
specify a ions and price. Then yon
pav the merchant real cash in ad- the big risks, creating work by Live Wires Want New Bridge
that the present
\ aoce and only with the promise their operations and the.r construe-
Consider the case ot bridge at Oregon C ity , sp anning;
that the implement will he delivered umi
to yon in from two to four we- ks. the “ good times” in Estacada and the Willamette river is unsafe <
surrounding country, three years and 0U£ 0f d a te> the county s e a t!
You need the implement at the
timr, but during the interim you ago, when a corpotation was spend- bustlers are ag ita tin g a new
ing a few millions in
can speculate as lo whether it will
this vicinity bridge to replace the old one.
the River Mill dam
be satisfactory and in working or
The Live Wires, having su c-1
Would that we could have “ «or* 1J cessfully gotten the water proj- j
der when it arrives.
A s a sensible buyer, yon would *Ut " mt*\
; ect under way. cannot take a
e rea< an
hear of constant rest w b j|e their city needs im - ;
considrr it a huge joke for the mer
chant to expect you to do business leg,slat,on bemg passed to regulate provementS.
w h i ,e a bridRe at that polnt is |
in that way and the rankest injus and dissolve this or tba, traction
,itt,e value to the peop|e 0 f i
tice lo ask you to pay in advance,
instead of allowing y on at least big kick being raised against a | this part o f the county, if the 1
mail order house, which is able to
thirty days time, after delivery.
old one is unsafe, a new one!
divideud shou|(| be buiIt.
Everytime a purchase is made
from a mail order house, the above among its stockholders, amounting
It has been suggested that such
business transaction is gone through to 5 0 N of its capitalization.
i a new structure could be built'
Stop knocking the money ed in
with the additional draw hack of
from that part o f the county's !
terests and stop adding more mon
the money which von paid never
taxes, which are raised in O re-;
ey for the mail order houses to pay
going into local circulation.
gon City and West Linn, amount-j
50"» dividends with.
Consider this phase of the trans
ing to about $14,000. per year;
action before you send nwav any
land eight or ten years taxes
more of your hard -arneii money.
would cover the expense.
Shibley Has Right Time
Your local merchant is your friend
Tax payers throughout the
J. A Shibley of Spring water held
in every sense of the word, con
county should have nothing to
tributing to your social and family the winning ticket in the gold watch say, if the bridge is financed as
enjoyments, your taxes, gcod roads contest, which ended last Saturday suggested, and too large a part
afternoon, at the Park & Closner
o f the general funds o f the coun
ty are not used.
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.
I Pay Highest Cash on Delivery
I shall aim to ship a carload
at least every other M onday
Stock must be delivered at
yards by 11 A . M . on shipping date.
I shall spend certain days in each
month buying stock throughout East
and if you
have any to sell, phone to R . M . Stan-
dish at Estacada
he will quote
prices and give date ol next shipment.
C. E. LICKE