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About Estacada progress. (Estacada, Or.) 1908-1916 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 19, 1915)
Kindergarten May be Started
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The need o f a kindergarten in
Estacada has been felt for some
time past and last year Miss
Helen Bartlett successfully con
ducted such a schoo', hut will
not continue the work the com
At the request o f a numbeV o f
parents, Miss Roberta Reid o f
Garfield has consented to open a
kindergarten, to pursue the fa
mous Montessori methods o f child
Miss Reid has studied under
Miss Gertrude Talbot o f Portland,
who is conceeded to be the lead
ing exponent o f the Montessori
methods in the state. She is
well adapted to handle this im
portant line of instruction, which
along with her love for children
guarantees a successful school.
In order to start such a kind
ergarten, it will be necessary
for her to have at least eight
regular pupils to begin with and
parents wishing to have their
children obtain this valuable in
struction, should get in touch
with Miss Reid at once.
W e’ re too busy selling goods
this week, to write
Joseph Demoy, Paul Frazier, Sam
Barr and Robert Ewalt.
I Ruth Githens was one o f the
I most beautiful girls in this com
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munity, having attained tnat
| glow and sweetness that comes
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¡with the blossoming into young
womanhood. Everyone that had
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I the pleasure o f coming in con-
E. D. Allen
W. J. Sampson
Jtact with her. found a character
] in keeping with her beauty and
; counted themselves lucky to be
Popular Girl Drowned
dertakers Henthorn and Chap classed as her friend.
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man o f Estacada.
She was in her sixteenth year,
ing unable to swim, had worked j The funeral services we-e held
having been born at the family
himself out over the pool on a Sunday afternoon, at 2 o ’ clock at
home in Currinsville, where she
plank. The body was brought to the Estacada Methodist Church.
was the youngest and consequent
the surface by means o f a rake What was probably the largest
ly the pet o f her adoring parents,
and resusitating methods were at crowd- o f people ever gathered
brothers and sisters. She had
once begun, with the aid o f Mrs. together in this community, at
always taken an active part in
A. K. Morton and others, who tended the services, attesting in
the social, church and school in
had been camping nearby.
a small way the popularity and terests in Currinsville and Esta
Dr. Morse o f Estacada respond love which was shown for Ruth
cada. She would haye been a
ed to the call and, with the aid of Githens.
Junior the coming year in the
l)r. Wells, instructed the willing
The church and surroundings Estacada High School and her
workers in the proper manipula were a mass o f floral offerings
absence will be felt greatly in
ting o f the body to throw otf th e ; from the hundreds o f friends,
the school; for everyone loved
water and create artificial respir school mates and relatives o f the
Dr. Adix o f Estacada diseased.
The diseased is survived by
joined the workers about an hour
The service was a sad, yet her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry
later and hope was not given up
beautiful one. Rev. Rees offer Githens, an older sister, Gussie
until two hours after, when a
ing the prayer, following which Githens and two older brothers,
pulmotor, which had been rushed
the luneral address was deliver
from Portland, proved unavail ed by Mr. Givens o f the Christ Richard o f Currinsville and Wil
liam o f Oregon City.
ian Church. Mr. Givens took
The people o f Estacada and
While every known course was
for his subject, the verse, "B e vicinity join in expressing their
pursued to resusitate the victim,
not afraid, only believe.” and heartfelt sympathy to the loved
the doctors agreed that death
also the 15th verse o f the 116th
had been caused by heart failure Psalm, “ Precious in the eight o f ones, in this stern dispensation
at the time o f the first excite Jehovah is the death o f His o f a Higher Power.
ment, this theory was substanti Saints.”
ated by the absence o f water from
Mr. Givens’ tribute to the
Many friends and neighbors popularity and beautiful charac
had collected within a short time, ter o f Ruth Githens, was a great
and the sorrowing groups did the consolation and com fort to the
best they could to comfort the family and friends.
The choir o f the Christian
distracted parents and compan
Church rendered two beautiful
ions o f the dead girl.
Notwithstanding the immed
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iate grief, the many friends of Mrs. A. K. Morton, Fred Bar
the girls, payed tribute to Miss tholomew and W. S. Pyle sang,
Carpenter for her presence of adding greatly to the impressive
mind in seeking aid and in ness o f the service.
throwing the sapling into the
The interment followed at
pool, which undoubledly saved Lone Oak Cemetery, with Ruth’ s
Miss Taylor’s life.
sorrowing classmates forming a
The body was removed about loving cortege, paying their last
E* tacada, - Oregon.
six o ’clock to the family home, respects to their beloved school
where kind friends assisted in companion. The pall - bearers,
every way possible and later boys from her class in school W. R. Reid & Sons Distributors
was prepared for burial by Un- • were: Russell Reed, Clyde Denny,
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