Eastern Clackamas news. (Estacada, Or.) 1916-1928, October 19, 1916, Image 1

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Devoted to the Interests of Eastern Clackamas County
V olume 10,
N umber 5
P heasants
L iberation
W eek
E stacada , O regon ,
T hursday , O ctober 19, 1916
Jo h n O sborn A ppointed
City M arshal
Considerable publicity has this
At a meeting of the Estacada
week been ¡riven to a declaration
city council held last Monday
made by attorney Chris Schuebel
evening, the bids for the pur­
of Oregon City, in which he claims
chase of the Bancroft Act paving
that the recent ruling of the State
bonds were duly opened. Owing
Fish & Game Commission, «losing
to a slight legal question arising,
the open season on Chinese pheas­
necessitating attorney Devore’s
ants, fifteen days early, is illegal.
attention, the final acceptance of
Mr. Schuebel contemplates per­
the highest bid has been with­
sonally making a test of this im­
held for a few days.
promptu law and offers to defend
The council duly authorized
any hunter who is arrested for
the recorder to prepare and ad­
pheasant shooting between now
vertise the regular city budget
and the regular termination of
meeting, annual taxpayers' meet­
the open season.
ing and yearly financial state­
It will be recalled that Mr.
Schuebel was mentioned in con­
John Osborn of Estacada was
nection with the laie unsuccess­
appointed City Marshal, succeed­
ful attempt to oust Deputy Game
ing within a few days to the
Warden Sen S. Patton from his
duties formerly handled by A.
job. One of the complaints reg­
G. Ames. In the appointment
istered against Warden Patton
of Mr. Osborn, the council feel
was his lack of making arrests,
that it has selected the most
but if Mr. Schuebel has any doubts
popular and as well qualified a
on that point now, they will soon
man as there is in this communi­
be ui-peiled if he attempts to test
ty. especially as much of the
the legality of tne present closed
work consists of the upkeep of
the city’s water system and
Mr. Patton this week arrested
public property.
a hunter named Barry of Oregon
Matters pertaining to the pav­
City, who pled guilty to having
ing of Broadway were discussed
killed quail. He also arrested
and the repair of certain public
another hunter for being without
property was ordered, including
a license.
the Main Street incline, which is
If anyone has doubts as to Mr.
in poor condition.
Patton’s ability and the amount
Many bills were audited and
of work he is doing, let him fol­
part of same ordered paid.
low him around for a day or week.
Others which had not been
Ben returned recently from a
properly sworn to, or which lack­
rough trip in the mountains near
ed details as to the services ren­
Clear Lake and is now busy ar­
dered, were laid on the table for
ranging for the liberation of the
future consideration.
trout fry now on hand at tne
River Mill Hatchery. Part of
these fish will be taken into the
E stacada H otel Closed
mountains and liberated in the
It is with regret that announce­
lakes near Shell Rock Mountain,
ment has to be made of the
by a party of Garfield sportsmen,
comprising Richard a n d Fred j formal closing this week of the
Hotel Estacada.
Davis and otheis.
This move was found necessary
The News is this week in re­
owing to the heavy expense of
ceipt of a letter from State Game
keeping the hostelry open, with
Warden Carl Shoemaker, advis­
a loss sustained even during the
ing that two crates of young Chi­
summer months.
nese pheasants are being shipped
Manager Lauryy and Mrs.
to Estacada, to be liberated in
Laurry will live at the hotel arid
Garfield and Currinsville, as per
while the dining service will he
the application of parties resid­
closed, rooms may be had during
ing in those districts.
the Winter and Spring.
Several local parties contem­
The closing of the Hotel Esta­
plate leaving soon for the moun­
cada is a severe loss to Estacada
tains! where they expect to bag
and community and it is to be
the limit of deer, especially late
hoped that it will be opened
in the season, after a tracking
again in the Spring.
snow has fallen.
Grange To Discuss Political Issues
The Garfield Grange has been
holding evening meetings since
July but on their next regular
Grange day, Saturday, October
28th, will hold an all day meet­
ing, beginning at 10:30 A. M.
The Goat, which has been rest­
ing for three months, since W.
Givens took his famous ride, will
be fed and groomed and ready for
action at 11:00 A. M. to carry two
or more candidates safely through
the mysteries of the Grange.
The “Safety First” Stairway
Committee will report and plans
will be adopted for the building
of a Fire Exit Stairway and other
needed improvements.
The afternoon program, which
w ill bean open meeting, will con­
sist of a discussion upon t h e
Amendments and Measures to be
voted on next month at the Go- -
eral Election. Mr. W. R. Ueid
will lead this discussion and an­
swer questions on the so called
Brewers Amendment, No. 314-
315; Mr. A. O. Whitcomb, 316-
317; Mr. W. H. Holder, 318-319;
Mr. W. Givens, 312-313. with oth-
1 er members leading on the- six
other proposed amendments.
Mr. E. W. Bartlett will tell why
Eastern Clackamas should send
H. C. Stephens to the Legisla­
ture, after which a Hughes and
Wilson debate will be staged (if
time will permit) winding up wdth
a straw election vote for Pres­
Joe Gutlridge Joins Benedicts
At a quiet home wedding sol­
emnized Wednesday afternoon,
October 18th at the Guttridge
home in Springwater, Miss Rose
Zurcherof Silverton, became the
bride of Joe Guttridge.
The ceremony was performed
by Rev. C. F. Aue m the pres­
ence of the family and a few
friends. The bride is a neiee of
J. E. Schenk of Springwater and
the happy couple are receiving
the good wishes of their many
R epublican Rally
Friday Night
A monster Republican rally
will be held next Friday evening,
October 20th in the Estacada
Pavilion, to which all voters and
especially the women are invited.
The majority of the Republican
candidates will tie present and
addresses wilt be given covering
the many important measures
which will confront the voters at
the coming election.
The principal speaker of the
evening will be Hon. B. F. Mul-
key of Portland. Meeting com­
mences promptly at 8 o'clock.
$1. P er Y ear
Remains Of Mrs. Waterbury
Interred In Rose City Cemetery
In the presence of a gatliering
of sorrowing relatives and friends
the funeral services for the late
Mrs. S. P. Waterbury of Estaca­
da were conducted last Sunday
morning at the Estacada Chris­
tian Church by pastor Guy Drill,
Following the services, the re­
mains were taken to Portland,
where interment occured in Rose
City Cemetery.
The deceased, who passed away
suddenly last Thursday morning
from apoplexy, following an im­
provement after a ten days ill­
ness, was the wife of S. P. Wat­
erbury, a retired merchant of
Mrs. Waterbury,. who was in
her 68th ' ear. was the mother of
eight children, all of whom sur­
vive her.
The heartfelt sympathy of the
community is extended the be­
reaved husband and family in this
sudden death of the loved wife
and mother.
Springwater Young Woman Dies
Mrs. Laura Eleanor Gannon,
wife of Francis Gannon, owner
of the Monte Vista Orchards at
Springwater, passed away at the
home of her sister. Mrs. John
Kubberness in Silverton, Friday
afternoon, at 3 oclock, October
6. 1916, at the age of 26 years,
she having been at the home of
her sister there from the first of
About two months ago Mrs.
Gannon was taken to the St. Vin­
cent hospital at Portland where
she underwent a serious opera­
tion» From that time on concern
was felt for her life.
Deceased was born at Dowag-
iac. Mich., December 6. 1890.
Came to Oregon with her parents
nine vears ago. She was the
youngest daughter of the family;
a woman possessed of many fine
qualities, sweet disposition and
cheerful. Her friends were num­
bered by the score among those
who knew her. Until last June
when she was first taken sick she
had enjoyed the best of health
and was in the prime of young
The sympathy of the commun­
ity is extended to the bereaved
family. Interment was made at
Mt. Calvary eemetry, Portland.