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EASTERN CLACKAMAS NEWS
Devoted to the Interests of Eastern Clackamas County
Formerly Estacada Progress
V olume 9, N umber 33
E stacada , O regon ,
T hursday ,
M ay 4. 1916
Everybody Asked To Join In Work
Clean Up Day Friday May 5
Work Begins 8 A*. M.
BASEBALL NEXT SUNDAY
Estacada to Play Royal
The News’ call for all ball play
ers to rally at the Estacada
grounds last Sunday afternoon,
met with a hearty response from
all directions, as about two dozen
players assembled and after
sharp practise, and election of
Roy Douglass as captain, staged
a scrub game, which demonstrat
ed that the old ball tossers are
still in winning shape
Next Sunday afternoon, start
ing promptly at 2 o’clock, the
first game of the season will be
played, with Estacada tackling
the fast Royal Bakery aggrega
tion from Portland.
Manager Lovelace is in receipt
of challenges from many of the
fastest Portland amateur nines
and promi-es a season of good
games, if the public will begin
next Sunday and well patronize
The official line-up for Estaca
da has not been announced, but
will include tbe Douglass and
mith boys of Eagle Creek; Go-
berg of Barton and such Estaca
da players as Simmons and the
Bronsons, with the high school
players, Mac Dale and Otis Wag
As the success of the local
team this year will depend on the
attendance, everyone is asked to
be present next Sunday after
Livestock Shipped To Alaska
The shipping of livestock on
the hoof has become so common
in the last year, that notice of
another carload shipment hardly
attracts attention nowadays, but
last Friday the first shipment
was made to Alaska.
B. F. Forrester of Eagle Creek
and G. P. Forrester of Estacada,
shipped a carload from Eagle
Creek comprising five cow« and
seven brood sows with pigs. The
shipment was to Jesse Forrester,
a brother, who is road-master of
the Copper River & Northwest
ern R. R. at Chipina. Alaska.
The animals are not for butcher
ing. but will be used for breeding
Paul Lightner of Eagle Creek
is making the trip to Alaska with
the shipment and will remain
there in the employ of the rail
Stores Closed Part Of Day
A T C. I. C. R O O M S
Takes Shot At Neighbor
BROADWAY PLANKS GONE
For some time past, there has , Street
Judge Grant B. Dimick of Ore
Improvement Under Way
been trouble in the Elwood dis
City, president of the Coun
In order to economize on labor
trict, between Jesse Cox and some
ty Fair Board and one of the
and effect a saving in the handl
of his neighbors, who persisted in
leading advocates and growers
ing of material for grading, the
using a "devils’ lane’’ abutting
registered hogs and acclimat
Estacada city council is having
the former's property.
corn, has given to W. Givens
work go forward under the su of Estacada
About two weeks ago, Jesse
fifty pounds of the
pervision of Marshal Ames and
posted "No Trespass" signs and
very best of yellow dent corn
the street committee, on three
proceeded to enforce the law last
seed, which is to be distributed
stretches,of road at once.
Sunday by shooting at Ernest
free for local planting.
Second St. from Main St. to
Aimon, a neighbor, who was dis
This valuable seed will be di
the hill has been plowed and
regarding the warnings.
vided into twenty-five, lwo-|K>und
graded and will be rolled into
Reports vary as to the proxim
packages and given to the first
condition for a good summer
ity of the bullet to its intended
twenty-five boys or girls under
road. On the hill, several cuts
victim, as the marksman claims
the age of 16 years in this com
and fills have been made and the
he shot high to scare him, while
munity who apply to Mr. Givens
gravel being excavated from the
other reports credit the bullet
hillside is being hauled onto the
with zipping so near the tres
It is figured that tw«> pounds
Third St. work, where it will be
passer’s ear, as to knock him
will plant about one quarter of
used for a foundation for the
down from the concussion.
an acre and at the coming East
graveled road and at a cost of
While this radical means of en
Clackamas County Fair, prizes
less than 50 . as compared with
forcing the law may be effective,
will be awarded for the best
having to buy all of the gravel
the crime committed would hard
twelve ear exhibits, grown from
from the Bell pits.
ly justify homicide. ,
The plankingon Broadway has
Judge Dimick also donated $10.
Estacada Lodg« Host To 450
been removed and the earth from
and a similar amount was donat
the Third St. excavation is being
The 97th Anniversary Celebra
ed by W. Givens, the total $20.
used for the fill to establish the
tion of the I. 0. 0. F., held in
to be awarded as follows: First
Broadway grade, prior to the
Estacada last Saturday night,
prize $10.; second $5.¡third
cement paving, whicn will follow.
was a rousing success, beginning
$3.; and fourth $2.
with a pleasing program at the
As there is a limited supply of
Editor To Preach
Estacada Pavilion and winding
this seed, it will be a case of first
up about 2 A. M. after a banquet
come, first served, among the
In continuance of the practise
at the lodge hall.
now in vogue at the Estacada M.
E. Church of having profession
Four carloads of visiting Odd
al and business men, occupy the
Fellows were present, arriving
Returns On Sad Mission
pulpit at the Sunday evening
on a specia1 train, made up of
J. Samson of Estacada left
two carloads from Gresham and
ing, Editor Taylor of the Molalla
for Galesburg, Wiscon
one each from Sandy and Baring.
Pioneer, will preach on the sub
sin, where the body of his fath
ject, "They (Tome Back."
er, the late Thomas Samson of
In all, over 450 lodge members
Estacada, who died January 19lh.
Contrary to the general im
participated and much credit is
last, will be buried.
pression that editors are a tire
due the entertainment commit
some lot, the News can promise
Owing to the poor health of his
tee, comprising E. B. Byers of
Mr. W. J. Samson will
Estacada: F. E. Beckwith of
paid for the time spent in listen
make the sad journey east alone,
Sandy and W. H. Stanley of
ing to Editor Taylor, who origin expecting to be gone about two
ally was a minister but back-slid
into journalism. He is a fluent
Initiatory degree work will
and entertaining talker and as a
take place at the local lodge
humorist ranks among the best.
rooms next Saturday evening.
At last Sunday’s service. Hon.
a mild epidemic of
Schools To Help Clean Up
chicken-pox in the Springwater
City occupied the pulpit and the
section, Mr. David Horner, lean
Principal Guthrie announces
seating capacity of the church
er of the Springwater Choral So
that the pupils of the Estacada
was too limited to handle the
ciety, which was to have given a
schools will aid in the Annual
crowds which attended. If Mr.
Clean Up Day work, next Fri
Brownell meets with a similar | concert next Friday evening, an
nounces the affair has been post
day. The students will be dis
response at the coming primar
ies. bis candidacy for the legisla poned until Saturday evenimr.
missed from studies, from 10 A.
tive honors, should he a success..
M. until 2 P. M.
Dimick Donates Free Corn