Eastern Clackamas news. (Estacada, Or.) 1916-1928, August 28, 1919, Image 1

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Community Cooperation
Devoted to the Interests of Eastern Clackamas County
V olume 12,
E stacada , O regon T hursday A ugust 28, 1919
N umber 49
VV. W. Boner one of Estacada’s
first residents, coming here be­
fore the incorporation of the
town, passed away last Tuesday
morning, after an illness of some
William Wesley Boner »was
born in Ohio, February 28th,
1850. As a young man he lived
in Indiana, and later in the mid­
dle west. Coming to Oregon in
1903 he located in Estacada,
where he built several of the
houses and other buildings, the
DuBois fiduse being one of them.
He had three children by a for­
mer marriage, Ed. Boner of this
town, Arley Boner of Valley
Junction, la. and Hattie Kirby
of Harlan, la. 'These with a
widow survive him.
The funeraV Was held at his
late residence this afternoon at
two o’clock, the Rev. J. F. Dun­
lop of the M. E. Church officia­
ting, with interment in Lone Oak
cemetery, under the direction of
Undertaker Holman of Portland.
By and with the consent of the
various school boards interested,
Principal M. B. Signs of the Es-
tacada schools ^’ill exchange
positions with Principal F. E.
Burns of the Boardman, Oregon,
schools. By this arrangement,
Mr. Burns will be nearer Port­
land, where his daughter will at­
tend Reed College, ana Mr. Signs
be benefited by a $400 increase
of salary.
Principal Burns comes highly
recommenced, and his former
position was an important one.
4fbardman is the commercial out­
let of a 12,(»00 acre irrigation
project in Morrow county, and is
‘•located on the Columbia River
and the main line of the 0. W.
R. & N. Co. The district is 18
miles long and 9 miles wide, and
the pupils are brought to school
with motor busses. The school
plant includes a 10 acre tract,
being developed with gardens,
play grounds and athletic field,
while the second and third units
of a $50,000 high school are in
the course of construction.
VVe regre% the departure of
Mr. Signs and take this opportu­
nity of expressing our thanks for
the courtesy and help, he always
extended to us, in furnishing
data of the school work and other
ways. We were in sympathy
w'th his efforts to increase the
efficiency and usefulness of the
schools in the community, and
thus cause them to yield greater
returns for the money expended
on them. VVe bespeak for him
and his family a hearty recep-
tioh from the people in his new
Club Meeting Postponed
Owing to the rush of harvest,
the regular monthly meeting of
the Eastern Clackamas commun­
ity club, has been postponed one
week, to Friday. September 5th.
A splendid program is being ar­
ranged for that evening, notice
of w hich will be given next week.
The Garfield Grange will give
a Harvest Picnic, in the Garfield
Country Club Park, dn August
30th. The program for the af­
ternoon, will consist of music,
recitations, community singing,
and speeches by prominent mem­
bers of the grange and commun­
Bring your dinner and enjoy
the day in the cool shade of the
park. There will be dancing in
the club house in the evening.
Later: The above picnic on
account of the rush in the har­
vest fields, has been postponed
to Saturday, September (5th.
Please take notice.
Uncle Sam Provision Dealer
Postmaster Heylman has post-*
ed up in the P. O. a list* canned
goods and other provisions which
the government has thrown on
the market. Those wishing to
buy can do so through him. No
orders of less than a case taken.
Terms strictly cash in advance,
with postage additional at the
rate of 5 cents for first pound and
one cent for each additional one.
Sunday morning the neighbor­
hood was thoroughly aroused by
the general fire alarm on the
telephone.. The barn of Mrs.
Harger had caught fire but the
alarm came too late to save it.
The building with its contents
was completely destroyed. The
latter consisted of ten tons of
hay, a set of harness, some farm
implements and a calf which is a
great loss for Herman Harger as
only the oarn carried a small in­
Millard Trullinger has arrived
home from Fort Leavenworth,
Kansas, where he had been
guarding conscientious objectors
for Uncle Sam.
Miss Munich who is to teach
the upper grades in our school
was looking over the field last
Mr. and Mrs. M. B. Signs anti
children left this week for Port­
land and Walla Walla, at which
places they will visit, before go­
ing to their new' location at
Boardman in Eastern Oregon.
Dr. L. Wells has returned from
his vacation.
Mrs. C. F. Howe went this
mornirrg to Eagle Creek to visit
friends for the day.
The» picture you will see Labor
Day at the Family Theatre, is be­
ing run this week at the Strand
in Portland.
Ed. Gillihan and wife of Kelso,
Wash., drove up in their Nash (5,
to spend the week end with Clyde '
Schoek and his mother, incident­
ally Mr. Gillihan had a talk over
old times with our fellow towns­
men, Geo. B. Weatherby. Mr.
Gillihan is a river pilot on the
Cowlitz and Cob m ia rivers.
Notice to V/ater Users
Until further notice no water
for it rigation can be used.
By order of Council,
E. W. Bartlett, Mayor.
Tod Howe was- bitten yester­
day in the leg by a dog. As a
consequence both Ted and his
leg are feeling sore, and the dog
should likewise, if its owner did
his duty.
$1.50 P er Y ear
la b o r
Monday, Labor Day will he celi
ebrated here with style. The
fraternal order of United Arti­
sans has staged a mammoth pic­
nic and excursion. A special
train of twenty-five cars, will
bring crowds from Portland, and
there U no knowing how many
will come by auto. The propram
which is given below, is a nota-.
bio one, which assures an excep­
tionally good time, and one long
to be remembered by those par­
ticipating in it. As a local lodge
of this order, has been recently
organized in Estacada, our fiti-
z«Vis should s.bow their interest
by turning out as everyone is in­
vited to join in the fun.
Speeches by Judges Stapleton
and Gatens of Portland.
Instrumental and vocal music
by the Stapleton family and other
Portland talent.
Jitney dance during the day,
with music by.the Swan o r c h e s ­
Drill exhibitions by Artisan
Races with valuable prizes.
Dinner served on the grounds
at noon.
Grand Ball in the evening with
Swan orchestra, pri'//> dances and
midnight supper.
Customary admission to dance
and none to park will he charged.
Matinee at Family Theatre in
the afternoon, “The Cry of the
A mooting of the morfibers of
the Library Association is called
for Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 2nd
at the library rooms. All mem­
bers are urged to be present.
W. F. ('ary Goes to Gresham
W. F. ('ary was in Estacada
this morning from Boring. He
• informs the N ews that he ex­
pects to move to Gresham soon
where he will engage in the
real estate business.