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ESTACAD \ ,
VOLUME XX NO. 7.
Eagle Creek Notes
38,000 F E E T O F T IM B E R S TO BE
S E N T TO BRAZIL, SOUTH
A M ERICA
A N O T H E R O RD E R TO BE F IL L E D
Dodge Mill W orking to Capacity on
F u tu r e Order» All Ready
The H. B. Snyder sawmill at
Dodge, reopened three weeks ago
a fte r a shutdown of some tim e while
extensive rem odeling and repairs
were being made, is w orking one
sh ift full tim e these days, turning
out dimension stuff fo r a num ber of
orders placed recently.
An order for 38,000 board fee t
of large dimension stuff is being
hauled to Estacada this week to be
reloaded on cars fo r P ortland, where
it will be tran sfe rred to the steam
ship Conab, bound fo r Brazil South
America. The shipm ent will be re
loaded at the E ast Side Southern
Pacific dock in Portland.
The tim ber sold by Mr. Snyder is
classed as first grade Douglas fir.
The large tim bers are on the dock
aw aiting cars. I t is the finest of
Douglas fir, and com plim entary re
m arks are heard from everyone who
looks them over.
A nother order for five carloads
of big tim ber was received this week
from another party, and as soon as
the Brazil shipm ent is out of the way
the mill will commence tu rn in g it
A carload of railroad ties are also
being shipped out of Estacada this
M. W. Heinkle has the contract
fo r the hauling from the mill to E s
M A R K E T S BACK IN M IN N ESO T A
We picked up a paper from Jack-
son county, M innesota, this week,
and found the following prices quot
ed fo r farm produce. It is quite a
co n trast from prices quoted in O re
Produce— Springs, 14 cents per
pound; hens, 15 cents; light hens,
12 cents; Leghorns, 11 cents; ducks,
14 cents; cream, 47 cents; eggs, 36
Live Stock— Hogs, top, 100 lbs.,
G rain— Oats, 29 cents; corn, 58@
60 cents; barley, 49@ 5 . cents; flax,
$2.32; rye, 63@ 65 cents; tim othy,
Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Gibson and
Miss E dythe P eters were callers on
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Douglass last F ri
I Mrs. Ike Akers was very pleas
antly surprised last S atu rd ay eve
ning when some of her friends and
neighbors dropped in to spend the
I evening with her in honor of her
birthday. The evening was spent in
playing 500, listening to the radio
and social chat. R efreshm ents were
Rev. B. F. Clay of E stacada came
over this way Sunday afternoon and
held services in the school house.
TViere were about 29 present, some
coming from E stacada to attend.
Mrs. Will Douglass retu rn ed home
; on Monday a fte r a three w eeks’ visit
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John
Sweeney, of Stevenson, Wash., and
her brothers and sisters, who live
near Stevenson and Camas. She had
a delightful visit.
Eagle Creek G range will give a
dance a t the Estacada pavilion on
W ednesday night, November 25. The
Sandy orchestra will furnish music.
Mr. and Mrs. W alter Douglass
celebrated th eir ten th wedding an
niversary recently by giving a din
ner. Those present w ere Mr. and
Mrs. J. C. Duus, Mr. and Mrs. H er
man Duus and little daughter, and
F IV E H U N D R E D P A R T Y
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Sm ith en
tertained Tuesday evening a t a de
lightful card party. There were five
tables of cards in play and high hon
ors were won by Mr. and Mrs. R. F.
Lovelace. Consolation prizes w ent
to H. C. Gohring and Mrs. F. C.
A delicious lunch was served.
Those present were Messrs, and
Mesdames Gohring, Rhodes, B arthol
omew, Lovelace, R. D. Johnson, Ger
ald Wilcox, Roy Wilcox, Ahlberg,
Mrs. Dave Eshleman, Mrs. R. H. Cur-
rin, H. Heiple and the host and hos
S U R P R IS E P A R T Y
A birthday surprise p arty was
tendered Mrs. Jennie K rieger one
day recently, when relatives and
friends called a t her home. Those
present w ere Mr. and Mrs. A lbert
Kitching and daughter, W ilma, Mr.
nod Mrs. Ed Linn, Mr. and Mrs.
Norman Linn, Mr. and Mrs. M. Lons-
hury, Mr. and Mrs. W ilbur Wade
and Mrs. J. Ki Ely.
R. H. C urrin came over from Bull
Run Saturday to spend a few days
Officers elected by the Clackamas a t home.
County Christian E ndeavor union,
Mr. and Mrs. George B arr are the
which completed its session in O re proud parents of a baby boy, born
gon City Sunday night, w ere: Geo. to them one day last week.
Ross, Gladstone, president; M. A.
Miss Lillian Zogg of Sandy Ridge
Lehman, Milwaukie, secretary; Miss
is visiting her sister, Mrs. Roy Wil
Clara Tate, Gladstone; trea su rer;
cox, fo r a short time.
Mrs. E sther Frost, ju n io r superin
The high school football team will
te n d en t; Mrs. Mary Wiley, Wichita,
play the school team from Scap-
alum ni superintendent; Miss Erm a
Vose, Oswego, prayer m eeting; Miss poose tom orrow afternoon on the lo
Eiva Shipley, Oregon City, mission*-
The E stacada band and a num ber
ary superintendent; Miss Helen
of Odd Fellows and Rebekahs are
Woodward, Oregon City, librarian;
planning on attending the district
C arl Moline, Oregon City, C. E.
at Wilsonville Saturday.
world representative; the Rev. M. M.
Milt Marshall was taken suddenly
Stocker, Oregon City, pastor advis
ill while in Portland one day last
e r; Mrs. Grace M. Eby, Gladstone,
week and has been slightly indis
publicity superintendent. Miss Dul- posed since.
cina Brown, Portland, in sta te d the
G. C. Fields, general superinten
dent of the P.E.P. company, was on
Thirteen societies were represent
the pay car the 10th in s t, looking
ed a t the three-day program , with over the lines.
nearly 100 delegates.
Rhodes received a fine new ra
dio S aturday which he purchased
SAW ’LIFTED ’
through the Cascade Motor com
Somebody “ borrow ed” Norman pany.
McKinzey’s cro.scut raw the other
The Yellow Jack et orchestra from
day and has failed, so far, to bring
Portland gave a dance a t the E sta
it back. The sr.w, with cth r wood
cada hotel on Arm istice night. It
cu ttin g implements, were left by Mc- was well attended.
K inzey over night where wood was
M-s. Jack Hayden, Mrs. Dave
being cut. The raw was lifted, the
Eshl man Mrs. C. F. Howe and Mrs.
re st unmolested.
M ary Adams were in Portland Sat
Eddie Linn, Jr., expects to leave
The Eagle Creek G range will give th 's week fo r Iliinois. where he will
a dance a t the pavilion Thanksgiv vi t with relatives and friends for
ing eve., November 25. D inner at a fin e . A sister resides in Chicago
the E stacada hotel.
a: d e. b ro th er in Springfield.
Mr. and Mrs. Jam es Smith of Oak
G -ovc w ere visit ng friends in this
William G illian is now w orking a vie r.ity Sunday. Mr. Smith lived here
a t one tim e and owned the m eat m ar
Bridal Veil in a lum ber camp.
A. F. Stephens of route 1 was in k e t
The American Legion and Wom
town on business yesterday.
W. E. Linn has been on the sick en s ru x 'lirr y met a t th eir social
m eeting on Monday evening. Next
list fo r a few days this week.
Miss Anna Dillon was in Portland re g u la r m eeting will be election of
on business Tuesday.
Shell gasoline 20 cents a gallon at
Miss Hazel Symms came out from
P ortland fo r a short visit with her the Currin.wille store. J. O. Tunnell,
n .2 6
sister, Mrs. O. E. Syron, Tuesday. proprietor.
The Estacada hotel will serve lit
Shell gasoline 20 cents a gallon at
the Currinsville store. J. 0 . Tunnell, tle neck clams, steam ed, fried or
11-26 barbecued. S atu rd ay evening. Nov.
The bright skies and warm sun 21, 6 to 9, a t 36c. N ectar on the
j r . i t v . ^ y v i s - - c r c V 'o a . It » u side. Dancing, too. The usual E tta-
P IC K O F F IC E R S
: l ' r r-’l d : t? order.
da welcome of coone.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1925
STATE BUNK ¡N
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ONE OF THE
F IN E S T
IS O V E R W H E L M IN G
T U R E S IN CLACKAMAS COUN-
FA V O R T H E ROAD IM-
TY H O U S E S LOCA L B AN K
O P E N IN G HELD L A S T SA TU R D A Y COST
W IL L
BE A B O U T
Modern B anking Method» U»ed, and E staca d a Will Now Be As»ured o f
V aults, Fixture», Etc., Co«tly
F irst Cla»* H a rd S u rfaced
and U p-to-date.
W alter Shriner was painfully in
ju red while at work at his sawmill
last Salurday. A leg was caught
between a log and the carriage and
crushed. He was attended by Dr.
Midford, who pronounced the mem
ber not broken. Mr. Shriller will
be confined to his bed fo r some
The N ora memorial Sunday school
will m eet a t 10:30 a. m. each Sun
The Skip-a-week club will m eet at
the home of Mrs. J. C. Moreland
this coming week.
Joe Robertson is recovering from
an in ju ry received to his hand while
cutting wood some tim e ago.
At the special road election, Mon
The E stacad a S tate bank held open
house to thousands of people S atu r de y, held a t W ilbur’s hall, Eagle
day when the doors of the in stitu Creek, to vote a special tax to 'm ak e
tion was throw n open for the first th grade and prepare the base for
tim e to the public. E verything was the completion of the pavement on
in readiness fo r the occasion, and the m arket road No. 7, th a t p art of the
event proceeded throughout the time highway near G rants Park which was
allotted to visitors, from 4 to 9 p.m., left untouched on account of lack of
On Monday, November 9, a t P ort
w ithout a hitch.
Many w ere on funds, was carried by a vote of 216
land, Miss Dicey Tucker became the
hand before the opening hour, b rav ; to 31.
A ccording to the engineer’s esti bride of Vernon Keller. Both young
ing an old-fashioned Oregon rain, to
be on time, and a continual line of m ate of the am ount of money need people are very popular in this vicin
people passed through the building ed fo r this im provem ent is $22,000, ity. Mis« Tucker is the daughter of
onc-half of the am ount to be raised Mr. and Mrs. W. W. T ucker of
up to closing hour.
Springw ater and Mr. Keller is the
To say everybody was surprised by the county, the oth er half by spe
son of Mr. and Mrs. John Keller of
to find such an up-to-the-m inute in
Dodge, both pioneer families of this
stitution would be putting it mildly. com prising districts Nos. 30, 39, 40,
district. They spent th e ir honeymoon
The floor, the fixtures, the vaults
They retu rn ed last
Voters in the town of Estacada in P o rt’and.
and safes, are all new and of the
Thursday evening. They will make
latest typos and designs, such as were fo r the measure 100 per cent. their home on the Mrs. E. Lacey
are found only in banking estab Many citizens rounded, up friends
farm in Dodge. The News joins with
lishments of towns m any tim es the and took them to the polls. Keen
their many friends in wishing them
size of E stacada.
happiness, health and prosperity.
The lobby floor is made up of a when the vote was counted and
composition resem bling
with m arble chips rolled in, which I vor of the m easure, the victory was
a good attendance at
gives it the appearance of a real ' made doubly sweet.
the P arent-T eachers’ m eeting Tues
m arble surface. I t is known as
day afternoon at 3 o’clock, held in
magnotile, is very p retty and will ■ above m entioned is tru ly a sore spot the high school auditorium . The
last a lifetim e.
president, Mrs. Cary, presided and
The fixtures and woodwork are it is finally paved, people in the val Miss Lillian Schmidt, the secretary,
composed of mahogany, while a plen ley will have access to a hard sur was also present. A fter transacting
tifu l supply of m arble is located here faced road to Oregon City and P o rt such business as usually comes be
and there, on desks, railings, etc. The land.. Good roads these days are as fore the organization, an interesting
upper portion of the fixtures are of essential to a com m unity as railroads. program followed. The high schoo’
plate glass, with solid bronze wick Automobiles have made good roads Glee club made its first public op
a necessity. Those who own au to
pearance of the season nnd delighted
The vault door is of massive con mobiles will more than save the the audience with a few numbers. A'
struction, absolutely b u rg lar and fire i money to be spent in taxes fo r this the last minute, almost, word wn
proof, weighing many tons. I t is io a l in money saved on upkeep of received from Portland th a t th*
operated by a tim e lock. Tw o-thirds their cars.
speakers promised by the sta te or
The News is happy to chronicle |
of the Federal Reserve banks in the
ganfzation would not be present
country use vault doors of this make, the resu lt of the election. It was to Rev. L. C. Kirby, the evangelist hold
known as the York.
ing religious services a t the M.E.
The vault proper is in two parts.
church this week, creditably substi
3 MILL ROAD L E V Y W IN S
On entering, the room is fitted up I Oregon City, Nov. 18.— The spe tuted, and gave a talk on “ Book;-
with safety deposit boxes fo r the cial 3 mill levy on the overlapping and Good Reading In the Home.”
use of custom ers. This room is large road district No. 1, which embraces
enough to accommodate 600 users. eight reg u lar road districts of the
A num ber of men from this vicin
I t is b urglar and fireproof.
I county, including Oregon City and ity w ent over to Pacific City during
The other room is used by the bank Molalla, was carried a t an election the last week to get salmon. They
for currency, records, etc., and is a t Liberal Monday afternoon by a rep o rt plenty of fish being caught,
for its own convenience. A large vote of 265 to 190 against. The b ut the price is much higher than in
safe is* located here, known as a fund will be used to surface the form er y ea r’. Ju st why this should
Mosler, and has a trip le time lock.
Spangler hill grade, prepared thiough be so no one seems to understand.
These rooms, by the way, are re money raised in the same district
inforced concrete, 10 tons of steel lrs t year.
being used on the top, bottom and
“ Bell Hop” Moore of the Estacada
Opposition to the m easure in O re
sides. The rails were placed in the gon City drew out a much larger hotel strayed to P ortland yesterday
same m anner as generally used in crowd of voters than usual a t a road nnd had the time of his young life
the building of log houses, and con election, b u t w eather conditions were A 16-eent dinner was “ enjoyed,” :•
crete poured over them to a consid not favorable fo r as heavy a vote as ride taken on an elevator and a tre 1
erable thickness. As was m entioned a t first expected.
car and he heard a jazz tu n e played
before, this vault is b u rg lar and
The Spangler hill grade has long on a phonograph.
fire proof, one of the things so es been a source of difficulty on the Mo- 1 Hot dog!
sential to the safety of the bank and lalla-Oregon City road, nnd the
its custom ers. The rails are known money provided through the special
The local hand played a few se
levy will take care of one of the last lections on the stree t last evening
The building is a tw o-story brick bad stretches on the en tire length p rep arato ry to atten d in g the Lib
and concrete, 25 by 66 feet. The o f road.
e rty th eater, where a benefit pro
bank occupies the main floor, while
gram was given.
the second sto ry will be devoted to
“ Dinty” Moore wns a Linnton
offices and apartm ents. The finish
Mrs. M ary Ross and daughter, Le business caller yesterday.
ing touches are being applied to the
upstairs part, and they will be ready flore, of Portland have been in thi.s
FAIR MAKES CAIN
vicinity several days recently. They
for occupancy n ex t week.
The building is heated by hot w a have supervision of the Ross plan- [ Carl Joehnk of Canby, secretary
ter, and electric ranges will be ad d ng mill, which has been busy again of the Clackamas County F air asso
ciation, has made his financial re
ed to the apartm ents.
Miss Neva Smith and
girl port of the 1925 Clackamas county
The lobby of the bank was a real
flower garden Saturday. Large bas friend from Stayton have been vis fair, held a t Canby. According to
kets of flowers came from the U nit iting a t the home of h er brother, W. j the report subm itted by Mr. Joehnk
ed S tates National bank of Portland W. Smith, fo r a few days. Mr. and there rem ains an indebtedness of
Clackamas County B ankers’ associa Mrs. Smith took them home in their $975. The total gate receipts for
this y ear’s fa ir am ounted to $2990
tion, Bob Cooke and m any others.
Farm ers in this com munity, p ar Previous to this year’s fair th -re was
Among the guests from out of
town were Paul S. Dick, vice presi ticularly on route 1 o u t of E sta a total indebtednem of $2000.
dent and cashier of the United States cada, have sold potatoes recently for
ENGLISH Ab SPOKE
N ational bank, P o rtlan d ; W. A. as high as $1.65 a bushel. Many
O verheard a t a directors’ m eeting:
Holt, vice president; F ran k C. Hak, potato buyers are in the com munity
“ While we are sitt'n g here let u*
assitsant cashier, and Mr. Stevens. now.
Miss Irm a Gates has a position in see how we stand on running
From the Bank of Oregon City were
Will T. W right, president; Percy the local telephone exchange at penses.”
Caufield, assistant cashier, and Will Gresham. On account of her eyes
iam Hammond, tru s t officer. L et he was compelled to give up her
A negro w ent fishing^ He hooked
ters and telegram a of co n g ratu la chool fo r a time,
a big catfish which pulled him over-
tions were received from many other parents in Portland.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Allen of Marmot hoard. As he crawled back into the
banker* who were unable to attend.
Music was furnished by the high fam e over from their home Tuesday boat, he said, philosophically:
"W hat I wanna know in dis: Is
to visit relative* and friends and to
Citizens of Estacada are proud of attend the regular m eeting of the dis niggah fishin’ or is dis fish nig-
the new stru ctu re, which is located E**f*rn S tar, which m et the same g erin ’?”
so prom inently on one of the main evening.
TH EY ’LL NEED IT
Mr*. W. E.. Chandler and daugh
com er* of our growing little city.
help those who help o th
They welcome improvements of like
n ature, which is so e*entfal to the Portland Saturday. They are study ers to help themselves.
beauty and prosperity of the com ing music a t the Clifford studio* and
DAY EARLY NEXT WEEK
munity. On behalf of the people, the go in each week fo r lessons. Mrs.
The New* will be published
News wishes to extend to the E sta Chandler is studying the piano and
and put in the mail* W ednesday
cada S tate bank th eir appreciation for Mis* Vera the violin.
n ex t week to enable us to enjoy
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Wilcox drove
the vast im provem ent it has m ads,
Thanksgiving day at home. Co
snd, in the words of Thomas Jeffer to Eugene S aturday to atten d the
operation on the p art of new*
son, who has played the leading role football game between the O.A.C.
gatherers and advertisers in
in "R ip Van W inkle” fo r so m any and U niversity of Oregon. Mr. Wil
bringing in th eir copy not later
years, “ H ere's to you and your fam cox, being an O.A.C. man, most
than Tuesday will be appreciat
ily; may they liv« long and pros i thoroughly enjoyed the game, since
i t per.” __________
tue team came eut victorious.
BASKET DINNER SERVED IN THE
CHURCH BASEMENT LAST
M O R N IN G -E V E N IN G
S E R V IC E S
Gospel T eem from
Evangelistic In s titu te, With
S tu dents, A ttend
Last Sunday, at the M. E. church,
services out of the ordinary were
conducted. The gospel team from
the North Pacific Evangelistic Insti
tu te "was in attendance, accompanied
by students. They came to E .laca-
da Friday evening and held services
th a t night and agn’n Saturday ami
Sunday. Sunday m orning the large
audience was favored by a sermon
from the president of the institute,
Rev. Edw ard Mott, anti the director
of music at the institute, Bess Owcn;1
Runyan, conducted the musical pro
gram . Mrs. Am anda M ilzner had
ih a rg e of the ju n io r service in the
morning, assisted by A letha Allen.
Both services were interesting.
The ladies of the church served a
basket dinner in the church base
Services wore again held in the
afternoon at 2:30.
John G. Bringdale, director of the
week-end conferences, gave an elo
quent sermon a t the evening service.
These week-end meetings w ere n
prelim inary to the commencing of a
.-eries of evangelistic services, which
sta rted Monday evening, conducted
by Rev. L. C. Kirby, and will con
tinue for two weeks.
The gospel team of the institute
arrived in a large autom obile bus.
The party retu rn ed to P ortland a f t
er the Sunday evening service.
Rev. Ira F. Rankin, pastor of the
local church, says:
“ Evang li .tic services will be held
every night throughout this week and
next week. A goodly num ber of
Jjeoplu have liu fm itm ty fn n n ,l C h r is t
as th eir Saviour, nnd we believe th at
many more will soon make the su r
render to Him. A spirit of prayer
is evidenced throughout the com
munity. Tho visit of th e N .P.E.I.
gospel team has been a graceous
blessing to the community. Rev. L.
C. Kirby, p asto r of the Mt. Tabor
Mi thodist church of P ortland, is
bringing tim ely and impressive mes-
-ages, which ail should hear. Mrs.
\irb y is assisting by bringing splen
did messages in song. Rev. Kirby
will preach every night.
“ The Odd Fellow and Rebckah
lodges will atten d the service in a
body tomorrow (F riday) evening,
nnd n gospel team from B rother K ir
by’:: church is planning to be here (lie
“ Services on Sunday,” continued
Mr. Rankin, “aro as follows: Sunday
chool 10 a.m. Ju n io r church serv
M orning worship, 11.
Epv orth ln g u e , 6:30 p.m. Evening
.service, 7 :30. Every one is welcome
it all services.”
R F L IG IO N
A co'orcd woman consulted the
“ Ah w ant to divo’ce mah hus
band,” she said.
“ W hat’s th< tro u b le?” anl-.ed th/
“ Th it nigger’s done gone a n ’ got
religion, and we ain ’t seen a chicken
on de table foh two weeks.”
S A F E T Y F IR S T
A lady w ent into a photographer's
to have her picture taken— •■nturil.
iy. While the photographer was ad
ju stin g tho cam era, the lady w rapt
a clothesline around her kirts.
“ You'll have to take th a t off,
madnm ” raid the photographer; “ I
can ’t take your picture th a t w ay.”
“ You can’t fool me th a t w ay,”
she said. “ I know you see me up-
dde down in th a t cam era.”
G IV IN G T H E M A RIDF.
The flapper had ju st powdered
h er nose and was taking a hurried
aok fit herself in the m irror. To
the image therein she said: “ Clothe'-,
I am going to tow n; if you w ant to
com«-, ju st hang on.”
TOO IN FO R M A L
Young Dobbs— I w ant to try on
th a t suit in the window.
A ssistant — Sorry, sir, hut you'll
have to use the dressing room.
DEFECTIV E PLUMBING
I've eome to fix th a t old tu b in
"Oh, mamma! H ere’s the doctor
to see the cook.”
Prof. Brown— W hat can you tell
us ab o u t n itrates?
Prep— They a re cheaper than day