Eastern Clackamas news. (Estacada, Or.) 1916-1928, March 11, 1920, Image 1

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Community Cooperation
Devoted to the Interests of Eastern Clackamas County
V olume 13,
N umber 25
Virgil Wagner the son of Mr.
and Mrs. P. M. Wagner, was
born at The Dalles, Oregon, on
November 20, 1891. When five
years old his parents moved to
Garfield and resided there until
coming to Estacada. He attend­
ed the public schools in Garfield
r' tacada, where he gained
the reputation of possessing won­
derful vitality, which later sus­
tained him when his health broke
down. Shortly before the en­
trance of the U. S. into the war,
he attempted to enlist in the na­
vy but was rejected on account
of a defective heart, He then
went east to study locomotive
and railway engineering. When
the U. S. became a participant
in the war, he immediately tried
to enlist in the army, but was re­
jected. Later at his request, he
was ordered to present himself
for reexamination, which result­
ed in his assignment to the sup­
ply train at Camp Custer; Battle
CreeK, Mich. At this station he
contracted the mumps and pneu­
monia which was followed by tu­
berculosis in the left lung, and
was given a disability discharge
in January 1918.
He spent last summer at the
coast and for a time he seemed
to be regaining his health. In
October he and his brother Otis
entered a sanitarium at San Die­
go for treatment. The following
month he underwent a minor
surgical operation which was fol­
lowed by pneumonia, and his
parents were called to his bed­
side. After their arrival he be­
gan rapidly tq recover and three
weeks later they returned home
leaving him apparently convales­
cent. However the improvement
did not continue so he was trans­
ferred to a government sanitari­
um at Alpine. At this higher al­
titude he gained at first, but on
March 5th. a hemorrhage set in
and he passed away at 3 p. m.
The remains are being sent
home and services will be held
in the local Christian Church,
with interment in Lone Oak cem-
E stacada , O regon T hursday M arch 11. 1920
Arrested for Smoking Cigarettes
A High School boy was arrest­
At her home in Upper Garfield,
ed Wednesday by Hank Boyer,
✓ March 4, 1920. Mrs. Paul Sauer,
our new marshal, for smoking
Aged 34 years.
He was taken be­
The deceased gave birth to a
baby just before her deatn, who
fore City Recorder Wooster, who
survived three hours. She leaves
took the case under advisement.
besides her husband, three chil­
We have remarked several viola­
dren, two boys eight and five
tions of the law against smoking
years old and a girl of twelve.
by minors. Perhaps
The funeral services were held
Sunday afternoon at Mt. Zion
now the authorities are begin­
church with interment in the
ning 1o notice, it will act as a
cemetery back of the church,
deterrent. That boys and girls
the Rev. J. F. Dunlop officiating.
should be made to respect law
The bereaved family receive the
and constituted authority, is
profound sympathy of the en­
tire community.
more important than thp impos­
Mrs. J. F. Snyder sends the
ing of a fine for its violation.
following tribute: Mrs. Sauer
And it is the lack of this respect
was a kind neighbor and faith­
which is furthering tin1 spread
ful friend, devoted wife and
of Boshevism, the I. W. Wr. and
mother. She possessed a re­
the pressing demand for a new
markably quiet, mild and kind
and enlarged penitentiary.
disposition, with wonderful gen­
Later: The boy was fined
tleness, patiortce and sweetness
five dollars.
in her home. She only saw the
gqpd in people, never their short­
M rs. C. A . M iller Enle»-t?.inecl
comings. She had great love for
The members of the Ladies
the beautiful things of nature,
Aid of the M. E. church arid
every nook and corner of her
other friends, held a farewell
home having choice flowers and
party for Mrs. C. A. Miller at
ferns growing. She had deep
the paisonage Tuesday after­
religious convictions, with a sted-
noon. The time was pleasantly
fast abiding trust and faith in
passed in visiting, doing fancy
God. She was loved by everyone
work and music. Mrs. Miller
who knew her for her many vir­
has been very active in church
tues, and she leaves behind her a l work during her stay here, and
tecord of love and goodwill for
she will be greatly missed, both
all mankind.
at church and at the Ladies Aid
N otice to O dd F ello w s
All Odd Fellows attend Satur­
day night meeting. Important
business to be transacted.
J. K. E'y, Sec.
etery. His parents, four broth­
ers and four sisters survive him.
He was formerly a member of
the Garfield Grange and a chart­
er member of the local post of
the American Legion of San Die­
go, California. Tty* Home Chap­
ter of the American Red Cross at
Portland and San Diego were in­
terested in his case and that of
his brother Otis, and rendered to
both and their parents most ap­
preciated assistance, for which
the family are profoundly grate­
Later: The funeral will be at
2 p- m. tomorrow, Friday, at tlje
Christian Church.
B o y s’ C lub P roposed
The Parent Teachers meeting
was held Tuesday evening at the
High School and was addressed
by Mr. Frank Wells of Portland,
who is a representative of the
Rocky Mountain Teacher’s agen­
cy. The subject discussed was
the behavior of the* High School
Pupils out of school hours. J.
K. Ely and Mayor Bartlett also
spoke, the latter advocating the
organization of a boys’ club.
Lath M ill for E stacada
Some Portland parties have
leased from J. W. Reed, the
building at the lumber yard at
the'eorner of third and Zobrist
steets and will install a lath mill
in it. We'have not been able to
get full particulars but hope to
give them next week.
$1.50 1’ kr Y ear
When our esteemed predeces­
sor, R. M. Stand ish, was in tin»
real estate business, he had an
office at the corner of Broadway
and 2nd St., across from the
pharmacy. When he ga,fe up
the business, he moved this
building on to one of the lots
owned by Mrs. M. H. Evans on
Upper Broadway, adjoining her
residence. Later she bought the
building and now has sold it to
W. F. Cary who has moved it
its former site, and will use it
again as a real estate office. Its
experiance is reminiscent of the
action of the king of France,
who marched his army up the
hill and then marched it down
I again.
L ectu re T onight
R. Foster Stone who lectured
so acceptably last night at the
High School auditorium, on “ A
Message for These Times,” will
i lecture again this evening. His
I subject will be “The World
Around Us: Its Lights and Shad­
ows; Its Mirth and Pathos.”
He will be assisted by Miss IIil-
dur Levida Lingren, soloist. No
admission will be charged hut a
silver offering taken up. P a r­
ents ar»1 especially urged to at­
tend. Mr. Stone proved himself
last night an able and forcible
speaker, and his lecture tonight
is in some particulars the strong­
est in his repetory. The musi­
cal features by Mist» Lindgren
and Miss Thatcher are of an ex­
ceptional order and a delight to
music lovers.
B aby A dop ted
Mr. and Mrs? I tarry Snyder,
having been married some years
and no child of their own deter­
mined to adopt one. Last Sat­
urday Mrs. Snyder went to
Portland and returned with a
fine nine day old boy, who w ill
be known as Harry Jr. (Con­
gratulations are in order Ix»th to
the foster parents and the baby.