Eastern Clackamas news. (Estacada, Or.) 1916-1928, March 07, 1918, Image 6

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    Eastern Clackamas News
Published every Thursday at
Estacada, Oregon
R. M. Standish,
Editor and Manager
Entered at the postoffice in Estacada,
Oregon, as second-class mail.
S ubscription R ates
One year
Six months
Thursday, March 7, 1918
The state-wide, house-to house
th rift campaign has been post­
poned from the week o f March
5, to March 19th to 2i!rd.
This campaign is not to he a
drive for money.
It is to he a campaign o f edu­
cation. A campaign to tell every
Oregon householder just what
Thrift Stamps are, what War
Savings Stamps are, where they
can he bought, and why they
should be bought.
Ten thousand volunteer work­
ers will strive to plant a th rift
jferm in every home in Oregon.
The germ will do th*> rest.
With the financial difficulties
o f the Estacada Boy Scout Corps
a thing o f the past, thanks to the
generous response to their Tag
Day sales we would suggest
that the scouts do a little real
scouting and locate the hoy or
l>oys in Estacada, who are now
passing through
a n unmoral
development, resulting in the
scribbling o f filthy words and
pictures alniut town.
Contrary to reports that had
been current in this section, to
the effect that F. B. Guthrie,
form er principal o f the Estacada
Schools, was one o f the survivors
o f the recent Tuscania disaster,
Mrs. Guthrie writes from Salem
that he is located in the Y. M. C.
A. work at San Antonio. Texas.
Under the direction o f Super­
visor L. J. Palmateer. road work
is now underway in Garfield dis­
trict No. 49. with gravel being
hauled by truck from Estacada
and being worked into the had
spots on the main road in that
Chaffeur* and Truck Drivers
Through the office y f the A d ­
jutant General, a call is l>eing
made for young men qualified as
expert automobile or truck d riv­
ers, for enlistment in the army
Oregon’ s quota for this work is
100 and must t>e raised by Fri­
day. March Sth.
training will he given a'l volun­
teers at San Antonio. Texas, with
the men later being sent to
France, where General Pershing
needs chauffers and motor truck
The regular monthly dance o f
the Estacada l'ennis Club, held
at the Hotel Estacada. Saturday,
was an enjoyable affair.
The War A dvertising Com­
mittee o f Oregon has requested
that the follow ing slogans be
given publicity during the month
o f March, in the interests o f a
“ Silence Campaign Against the
Spreading o f Rumor, Conjecture
and Hearsay.”
Good Eats
A n d P le n t y c f T he m
Our Enemies O ver Here A re
T ryin g to Hurt Our Boys Over
Our Enemies A re L is­
tening, Don’ t Talk.
“ Groceries wre have, the best to be had,
Our Service, the best we know’ how;
Our prices, are not all to the bad.
Then why not give us your trade now?”
I f you knew anything Germany
would like to know, let this be
your Speechless Day.
“ Our stock is complete
And t> please you we aim.
While our prices cojnpete
With others, just the sam e.”
Germans — their agents a n d
sympathizers are tryin g to over­
hear you. Keep Quiet! Don’ t talk!
Keep Your eyes peeled, Your
lips sealed. Your heart steeled.
Your idle prattle may lose a bat­
tle. Don’ t tell all you know.
Our Motto
“The Best is None Too Good for You”
One German Arm y has already
occupied America. The invisible
host o f Spies is every where.
Swat the fly! Spot the Spy!
Spies feed on little crumbs o f
conversation, little glances o f ob­
servation. Starve them out!
Benedict Arnold was an A m er­
ican Officer trusted and loved by
George Washington. Three cow­
boys caught the spy whose papers
exposed Arnold.
K e e p your
eyes open.
R e p o r t suspicious
persons who ask curious ques­
It is rumored the Kaiser is
making a special lot o f Iron
( rosses for Americans who help
him by careless talk. Have you
qualified yet for your Iron Cross?
Don’ t tell all you know to peo­
ple you don’ t.
A word to the Spies is Suf­
ficient. Don’ t tell all you know.
Naval Enlistments
Again Opened
Enlistment in the naval service
has been reopened at the U. S.
Naval Training Camp. Seattle
and any citizen between the ages
o f 18 and 115 is eligible.
Recruits will receive a thorough
course o f four months naval in­
struction. This camp is consid­
ered one o f the best training
quarters in the country, located
on the grounds o f the University
o f Washington, with the facili­
ties o f that institution available,
together with the U. S. S. Prince-
ton for a training ship.
Among the out-of-town visito's
in Estacada on
Auction Day,
were three prominent newspaper
publishers, namely E. E. Brodie
o f the Oregon City Enterprise;
C. W. Robey o f the Oregon City
Courier and G. J. Taylor o f the
Molalla Pioneer. These visitors
were much pleased with the com­
munity spirit shown during the
sale and came to obtain sugges­
tions for similar affairs for their
ow n communities.
L. A . C hapm an
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Undertaking and Embalming
L. A. Chapman
Hearse and Morgue
or Residence
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Licensed Em balm er
R. G. Marchbank
Estacada, Or
Soda Water • Soft Drinks - Lute s
Cigars and Tobacco
Headquarters For
W. S. VCCD, Auctioneer
Vancouver, Wash.
Farm Sales a Specialty - W rite for Dates or call at
News Office, Estacada.
I f your shoes need polishing, call at the
Estacada Barber Snop.
lio n on the j b all day Saturday and a fter school hours on u u k
ays. Ladies’ w -rk especially solicited. Leave shoes at the shop
and 1 will do the rest. All shines 10 cei ts.
JO E L B. B O W M AN .
Mrs. C. W. Devore and son
Raymond o f Estacada left Tues­
day for the south, with Raymond
visiting at the home o f his grand­
mother at Drain. Oregon, while
Mrs. Devore expects to spend
about six weeks in California,
visiting friends and relatives.
Clyde Ecker. editor o f the In­
dependence. (O r.) Monitor, spent
Sunday at the home o f his mother
and sister. Mrs. N. B. Ecker o f
Estacada and Mrs. W. F. Cary o f
Mrs. E'm er Blackhurn c f St.
Helens was a week-end guest ct
Mrs. Eva Hodgkiss o f El wood, the home o f her sister-in law,
who has been working near Port­ Mrs. W. M. Yonce o f Estacada,
land. last week returned to her attending the Tennis Ciuu ounce
Saturdus evening.