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About Estacada progress. (Estacada, Or.) 1908-1916 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 27, 1916)
Devoted to the Interests of Eastern Clackamas County
V olume 9,
N umber 19
E stacada , O regon ,
Pavilion Rental Lowered
There are a few matters per
taining to the public welfare of
this community that the Progress
has been trying to effect, among
them being one of minor import-
ance, namely the (Aitainii.g from
the P. R. L. & P. Co., o f a lower
rental for the Estacada Park
Pavilion, than the $10. per night,
which has always been paid.
Inasmuch-as the majority of
1 of dances or other attraction giv
en in the pavilion are directly or
' indirectly f o r public benefac
tions, such as the C. 1. C. work
and the Firemen’s Assn., a low
ering of the rental was desirable,
as the profits from the majority
of entertainments are small.
The Progress also knew that
the railway company was not
aiming to make money from this
rental and in many instances had
refunded the rental money to
help out, where a profit was
Through the efforts of Mr. R.
M. Townsend of the company,
hereafter a flat rental of $8. per
night has been arranged, al
though this will not affect the
present arrangement which the
Estacada school has, for basket
ball games and practise.
1916 County Fair
Should Be Agitated Now
The ‘ \egai knockout” giver to
the charter of the Clackamas
County Pair Association l a s t
week L>y Governor Withycombe,
ow .ngto th ■ ass ,ciation not hav
ing complied wiih the require
ments governing such corpora
tions, has automatically acted as
a temporary "‘legal knock out”
o f the contemplated purchase of
the Canoy Fair Grounds by the
Even if the county court de
sired to buy the grounds now for
the sum of $7,950.00, it could not
ootain a clear title, if any title at
all to the property, as owing to
the present condition o f the as
sociation, it cannot give said
In the mean time, we are ad
vised tnat the creditors want
their money and may take over
the grounds as security.
County Judge Anderson, is
quoted in the Morning Enterprise
as having said "I would be in
favor of putting it on the ballot”
in referring to purchase of the
Canoy grounds. The court ap-
paientiy lealize the reasonable
ness of the request o f the East
ern Clackamas T a x p a y e r s ’
League, which asked the court to
first ascertain the sentiment of
the voters of the county.
January is pretty nearly over
now and if a successful county
fair is to be staged this taii,
now is the time to get busy and
formulate the preliminaiy plans.
Now is a goad time to consider
the renting or purchase of a
centrally located lair grounds,
o f easy access by railway or auto
mobile, and on a good road 1 roni
Portland, as much good will re
sult from drawing a Pig atten
dance trom that city.
'the East Clackamas County
Fair board is aiready planning
lor their lylb snow and if some
thing could be done now, it is
likely the East Ciackamas Coun
ty Fair could be absorbed into a
coun.y tair, to be held at a cen
Annual Bank Meeting
The annual stockholders meet
ing of the Estacada State Bank
was held at the bank last Friday
and also the first quarterly meet
ing of the board of directors.
Those present were Leroy B.
Walker, L. A. and F. F. Brandes
of Portland; Thos Yocum and Ir
win D. Wright of Estacada.
After making a thorough in
spection of the past years busi
ness, the s.ockholders were well
satisfied with the steady growth
of the business.
Bank Examiners, Tracy and
Slade, were at the bank Monday,
conducting their regular exam-
Saturday Night Show
Dish Drawing Postponed
The Wm. Dale Co., which has
been awarding a set of dishes
each Wednesday, as a trade stim
ulator, announce that owing to
their interest in the voting con
test now being started, they will
postpone the awarding of f; rther
sets of dishes, until about Sep
tember 1st. Parties are request
ed to hold such tickets as they
may have on hand, until then.
T hursday , J anuary 27, 1918
So as not to interfere with the
C. I. C. play, whicn starts at
8:30 next Saturday night, Mgr.
Sparks announces that the pic
ture show al the Family Theatre
will begin at 7 o ’clock sharp, al
lowing plenty of time for all pat
rons to attend both performances.
The attendance at the Wednes
day night shows is increasing, as
more people are each week real
izing the enjoyment to be ob
tained f r o m witnessing th e
Kleine Edison, masterpieces.
Next Wednesday night, will be
shown the Kliene-Edison, 5 part
play, entitled ‘ ‘The Sentimental
Sandy Fighting for Road
The Sandy Commercial Club
and residents of that district held
a meeting last Saturday, to ask
, for state aid in having the pro
posed Mt Hood Road pass thru
Many farmers and some of the
road districts have offered to
build sections of the road in their
districts, ty special tax, volun
teer work and cash donations.
Eastern Clackamas wants to
see Sandy get this road and the
Taxpayers’ League should join
with them, if the added support
and prestige is needed.
$1. P er Y ear
COMMUNITY CHURCH FAVORED
In Favor Of United Worship
During the past week, possibly
owing to a campaign now going
on in Estacada and nearby sec
tions by both the Christian and
Methodist Churches of Estacada,
to raise funds for the coming
year, much favorable comment
has been expressed on the sub
ject of the uniting of the local
churches and the forming of a
leaders in both of
The local teacheis’ institute
these churches have expressed
for Clackamas County will meet
themselves as being in favor of
Saturday, January 29th at the
Estacada school, beginning at 9
such a combination.
o’clock. The following program
the prime factor in bringing a-
will be followed:
bout this feeling, is the ever
9:30 Playground Supervision
struggle to make both
Mrs. S. Barrium
financially, besides the
10:15 Teaching of Geography
o f the great pow
11:00 Has Stan d a r d iz a ti on
er for good that such a united
Lettie Osborn | church would be.
1:30 Piano Solo
Such well known church work
ers, as Messrs. Wm. Dale, Wal
2:00 H ow to S e 1 e c t Litirary .
ter Givens, Pastor Jones, A. De-
Clara Landon !
moy, W. H. Holder and others
Signed J. E. Calavan
have suggested that the Progress
County School Supt.
call a meeting o f all parties in
terested, to confer on the matter
Christian Church Services
The Special Rally at the Esta
The Progress would like noth
cada Christian Church has start
ing better than to be instrumen
ed out well and all are enjoying
tal in bringing together such a
Elder S warder's seimons.
gathering, but before doing so,
His subjects for Tuesday and
would like to hear from others
Wednesday evenings were. The
this community on this sub
New Testament Church and The
including such leaders as
He will preach
A. O. Whitcomb, Ed Shearer,
Thursday and Friday evenings
W. W. Dillon, Mrs. A. W. Bot
on An Efficient Church and The
Mrs. H. I). Trapp. L. Hale
and others from the Garfield.
On account of other attrac
Zion and Currinsville churches.
tions, there will be no meeting
The Progress would like to
on next Saturday evening.
print short letters from all of
The services next Sunday, both
these people and such others as
morning and evening, will be
are willing to express their ideas
special occasions and Pastor Jones
on the subject of a community
extends a cordial invitation for
all to be present.
It is not likely that any argu
ments can be given against such
Local Man Buying Cattle
a combination of forces, provid
Jack Saunders o f Currinsville
ing the true spirit o f Christianity
is acting as the local agent for
is practiced and the ultimate
M. J. Kerkes of Montavilla, buy
welfare and usefulness of the
er of beef cattle and sheep.
church is considered.
The two of them last week
bought a dozen or more head of
The ideal community church
cattle, which were taken to the
would include the unison of all of
Portland market. They are not
the nearby churches and faiths,
onlv buying well fatted beef
although to date only the leaders
stock, but are in the market for
of two denominations have ex
the so called "feeders” .
pressed a desire for such cooper
This opportunity to dispose of
the ’feeders’ should be welcomed
by many farmers in this vicinity.