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D evoted to the Interests ot Eastern
Community Club Holds
Clyde Davis of Garfield
Regular Monthly Meeting
District Dies Suddenly
The Community club held its
March meeting in the lobby of the
Estacada hotel on Friday evening,
the city band graciously furnishing
music for the occasion.
The chairman of the committee in
charge o f the anniversary banquet
reported that the committee had at
tended the meeting at Canby and
inv ted the Greater Clackamas Un
ion o f clubs to meet in Estacada
in July and that the invitation had
President Cooke appointed three
members, Roy Beck, G. E. Lawr
ence and Wm. Cary to serve as a
committee to make a complete sur
vey o f the resources, transports^ »n
facilities, leading products, charac
teristics and fertility o f the soils
present, climatic conditions, etc., of
this region; the data secured is to
the Oregon State
Chamber o f Commerce to be.used
in interesting settlers in this local
A number o f the neighboring
school districts manifested their in
terest in the discussion o f the feas
ibility o f a Union high school for
this section by sending in numbers
Of their boards who gave careful
attention while Mr. Stephens pres
ented some pertinent facts and fig
ures regai ding the cost mainten
ance an efficiency of such a school.
Mr. Stephens having given the mat
ter a great deal o f time and care
ful consideration had so thoroughly
prepared himself that he was ablr
to give a clear, comprehensive and
convincing argument in favor of
the proposed union o f districtst
The proposal was made that the
proceeds of the Labor Day festival
for 1626 should be equally shared
by the band, the Choral society and
the Library association; it was also
suggested that prizes should be giv
en for the most attractive lawn and
the best floral display— as attract
ive lawns, vivid flower borders and
well kept streets are tangible evi
dence of community spirit and civ
President Cooke will arrange in
the near future for a floral commit
tee to take charge o f the necessary
March was Oregon's . month in
land settlement activities.
precedented volume o f inquiries for
information on Oregon’s agricultur
al opportunities came to W ( G. Ide
of the state and Portland Chambers
o f Commerce, including a list of
10,000 nameg turned over by the
lines, the largest number received
at one time.
These inquiries came to the
railroads in response to their North
west advertising carried in national
publications. Each o f these 10,000
eastern and middlewestern people
as well as the thousands who write
directly to the land settlement de
partment, receive a personal letter
and package o f Oregon literature.
Among those who have recently,
arrived in Oregon to select farm
tracts was Emil G. Minder, a civil
engineer, o f Stayton, Minnesota,
seeking two or three thousand acres
capable o f being dyked or drained.
Representing a group o f men with
capital who have been prominent
in the development o f lands in Iowa
and Minnesota by drainage, Mr.
Minder has been directed to various
tracts o f river bottom land which
are suitable for colonization pur
He ie consulting with the
soil experts o f the Oregon Agri
cultural college before making final
choice for himself and associates.
A new setteler in the Canby dis
trict is Miss Julia Clarke who cairn
from Carthage, Missouri, purchas
ing. a tract containing a $2000
A «IcUltd horticul
turist graduated from g Pennsyl
vania college( Miss C lu b* expects
to spec.alise in bulbs and poultry
on her Clackamas county farm.
In preparation for handling the
new prospects, practically all West
ern and Central Oregon countie,
have completed organisation
their committees for appraising and
list.ng lands and welcoming new
Art Smith o f Bob's Union barber
shop states beginning Monday the
shop » ill be conducted on an open
basis and prices » ill bo cat.
Hon. W, C. Hawley filed Monday
as a candidate for the nomination
o f Congressman from the firdt dis
trict He is the present Congress
man from this district.
CLACKAMAS NEWS THURSDAY, APRIL 1
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$1.50 A YEAR
Milton Miller and West
N ew s from the Neighboring Towns
Give Child-Health Talks
To Parent- Teachers Body
Oswald West, former governor of
A large and appreciative audience
Oregon, and Milton A. Miller, for greeted
Miss Spring, the school
mer collector o f internal revenue,
nurse, und Mrs. Brodie of the Port
under the Wilson administration
The Neighborly club will meet
both announced their candidacy for land Med.cal association who gave
with Mrs. Ed Closner on next Wed
national ' interesting and convincing taik.i to
The first Wednesday in
from Oregon Mon the parents o f school children at the
place o f the second on uccount of
the Pamona grange meeting here on
1 P.-T. A. on Tuesday afternoon.
the second Wednesday.
West beat Miller to a flying start 1 Miss Spring spoke briefly o f the
by filing the declaration o f h s can
The Joe Guttridge family enter
i need o f immunization against diph
didacy with Secretary o f State k o-
tained relatives from Portland on
zer Monday morning, thus gteting theria in communities in which car-
U PPER EAGLE CREEK
in the contest.
Millei, I riers were known to be present, and
Mra and Mrs. Forest Erickson and
uiged the vaccination o f school chil
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Erickson visited
Bob Cahill was home during the
dren when necessary as a preven-
on Sunday at the home o f Joe week-end for the mid-term holidaysa
tended to seek the job, and giving uve measure ug.ansL the ravages o f
Erickson in Portland.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Douglass and his statement o f principles to the -mall pox.
The Earl Shibley family o f Port children were guests at the home of
press before the word of West’s offi
In the examination of school chil
land were Sunday guests at the George Preister on Sundya.
cial action came down from Salem. dren given by Miss Spring on Ma-ch
home o f his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hoffmeister
It now remains for Will R. King 23 and 24, she remurked many
J. A. Shibley.
made a trip to Gresham on Satur present holder o f that position, to cases of underweight children and
Mrs. Bell Herrin of Estacada was day.
buckle on his armor and get into attributed this handicap to a lack o f
a week-end guest at the home o f
Mrs. Virgil Douglass visited with the fight, he having made the ser milk in their food.
her brother, R. S. Gutridge#
Mrs. Wm. Asp last Friday.
ious declaration as late as Satur
M ist Brodie emphasized in her
The Hansen fam.iy entertained
Mr. and Mrsa Joe Haley and Miss day that he intended to “ hold the talk tne need o f milk for boys and
relatives from Portland on Sunday. Edythe
girls, as wed as an abundant sup
Peters were the dinner national committeemanship.”
Mrs. Henry Cromer and daughter guests o f Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hoff
West, in his declaration as filed ply of green, leafy vegetables; es
Ruth visited at the home o f her meister on Sunday.
pecially spinach, lettuce and cab
with the Secretary o f State says:
mother, Mrs. Sarah Lewellen in Or- j
Eagle Creek grange held its reg “ I believe in the aboishment of the 1 bage to supply Vitamin A.
egon City during the past week.
¡She gave point to her talk to the
ular meeting last Saturday at the ‘two thirds’ rule in the nomination
Florence Hassel and Laura Barr grange hau. About 27 were pres o f presidential candidates.
Tnis children by exhibiting a pair of
ett were Sunday afternoon callers ent, one visitor and several chil practice is contrary to the principles nve
rats— brothers— who
on Edith Howell.
o f our government, and unless dis three weeks ago had each weighed
Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Wade o f Gar continued, and the majority per 5il grams. One h id been fed meat,
meeting will be held at the grange field came into the grange by Dem mitted to rule, we will see the end potatoes and white
hall Saturday evening. It is to be it and Mr. and Mrsa Tracy Clester o f the Democratic party
weighed 75 grams; the one with a
in the form o f a “ gingham and over were re-instated.
“ I f elected my efforts will not be vegetable diet weighed 150 grains
Ladies are asked to
Mrs. Mary Robertson o f Garfield devoted to petty politics but to con she
w’ear gingham or calico dresses and was a grange visitor last Saturday. structive work with a view o f mak wholly satisfactory for experimen
the men overalls. A program is to
Miss Peter8 dined with Mrs. Rosa ing the party a party o f the people. tal purposes us they could he fed
Douglass last Monday evening.
"I promise the Democrats o f this the same kinds of food thut children
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Douglass and state that if elected I will defray are given and that a week o f their
Mrs. Rosa Douglass were Portland my own expenses at all times and life corresponded to a year o f a
visitors last Friday.
refrain from calling on others for child’s life— thus giving a fail es
Visior8 to the primary room dur
Mr. Ralph Chaney and Mr. Clay
Perry Murphy and family made contributions.”
timate of the effects o f any given
ing last week ware Mrs. Anderson Chaney motored to Portland on Sat a trip to Portland last Saturday.
diet on the growth and vitality of
and Mrs. Delapp.
“ I am for a united Democracy and
The near approach o f Easter is
Miss Emma Paulsen, accompanied
The pupils o f Mrs. Gardner’3
furnishing the little folks with a by Betty Jean Keller o f Portland
room contributed greatly to the
The Nora Memorial church will Journal.
charming motif fo r their creative visited a few days last week with
have its Easter services at 3:00 FISHING SEASON SOON OPEN cause o f bevter health, etc., by giv
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter
ing a clever little playlet, “ Where’s
o’clock in the afternoona
The school nurse, Miss Spring, re Paulsen.
My Toothbrush,” which they pres
Garfield grange will hold an all
ports that there is probably more
The fishing season will open April ented very effectively.
Those that called at the home of day meeting on Saturday, April 3. j
corrective work needed in the first
15, and the Isaac Waltons with an
Mr_ and Mrs. Peter Ruhl on Sun
Many friends from out o f town
grade than in any other grade in
day were Mr. and Mrs. Weisenfluh, uttenued the funeral of Clyde Davis. army o f knights and ladies o f the
She emphasized the need
rod and line will go forth with box foisting it upon an unsuspecting
and son Harold( Mr. Ed Harders,
Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Moreland and and books of all character o f lure p u b lic'fo r the benefit of the medi
o f hot lunches, prompt care o f de
George Willing and Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. C. Durbin o f Port
cayed teeth and affected tonsils.
spot cal profession^
land were visitors at the J. C. More along the banks o f some pool or
Miss Spring urges that the chil
Here is a direct conflict of opin
Guests at the home o f Mr. and land home on Sunday^
dren be given more milk to drink
stream, looking for the real habitue ion, and this mother no doubt asks
Mrs. Wm. Held on Saturday and
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Loomis and of the finny tribe when it will be Die quesuun, 'What shall 1 Believe?'
as some are underweight.
Every primary pupil has been Sunday, were Mra and Mrs. Eric- ehnren o f Portland spent the week-1 possible to induce some nice retired she usually decides to accept the
given a tube o f toothpaste and a son o f Portland, and Mr. and Mrs. end at their cottage at Delph Creek. foolish, speckled beauty that will udvice of her doctor whom she
The Skip-a-week club was enter strike at a bunch of feathers nicely knows and in whom she has con-
pledge card as an incentive to se Walter Wisiner and three daughters
o f Bethany, Oregon.
tained at the home o f Mrs. Wagner arranged on a hook, or some other ridenee. Her child receives the tox-
cure regular care o f the teeth.
The Health Nurse, Miss Spring, on Tuesday.
lure that will appeal to Mr# Fish iii-antitoxin and is protected.
Second and Third Grade— *
as something especially good. The “ Shades o f opinion may be enter
Eighteen dollars of the “ Peter
opening o f the season this year tained by honest und truthful men”
Rabbit” fund was spent for pictures LO CAL AND PE R SO N AL ITEM S
B IR T H D A Y P A R T Y
shsould furnish good fishing as the suid Abraham Lincoln.
for the grade school.
tures will be used in picture study.
Mrs. Alma Judd and baby visited | Mrs. Ernest Duus proved herself winter weather has been unusually when directly opposing views are
We regret to learn that G. G. at the Posson home for a few days j a charming hostess indeed when Bhe mild and good for fish development. expressed one or the other must be
Saunders and family are moving to last week
The Clackamas river should fur wrong.
entertained on Saturday afternoon,
We hope the children
good sport at the head of both tion is c.rculuted by gossipy pto-
In the Lovelace-Gorham adv. the j
will like the Milwaukie school.
ponds and up as far as North Fork. p.e w h o expiess positive opinions on
58c per lb. refers to one-pound tins oirlhday. Jack was six years old.
Mrs. Boyer was a visitor to the only.
A dainty lunch was served during ; The ladder at tne River Mill ouojects tney know little ubo
second and third grade room on
afternoon, which consisted of plant has been open all winter per in ey Uo little harm in a way, if
Mrs. Heylman and Mrs. Clark
E ach• little mitting fish to run up into the cneir circle of influence is limited,
j motored to Portland Tuesday with
Fourth G r a d e -
favor at pond, where most would remain in d i me other liuud a group o f pre
Ed Boner, returning in the evening.
Viola Wright has been absent
nis plate. The table was centered i the deep water until the opening of judiced and often misinformed p e;-
Mrs. Lulu Sparks o f Portland
this week on account o f sickness.
with a beautiful cake with the six the season. There is no snow water p.e, ti.oioughty uigamzed with well
came out on Saturday evening to
this year and fish on a warm day p-»iU publicity ..gents whose job is
The third grade has finished its
visit with her sister, Mrs. Ely of
should readily take a fly. The .o oppose by nook or crook u scien-
this year, having
same could be said o f Clear Creek -mcaily established health measure
completed the book twice.
Jack and Patricia Duus, Virginia
and Eagle Creek, as there i, no van uo a vast amount of harm by
and Betty Fox, Lloyd Duncan, Jack
snow or ice watetr in these streams, ..iisleaunig people.
Georgia Saunders Is moving to
and Allen Carter, Junior Howey,
r ish are more gurney after the wa
We au..se those who find them-
Milwaukie in a few days. She will justice o f the Peace for the district eiara and Jegn Lemon, Rodney and
ver begins to get warm, which is .'¡elves contused by competing opin-
be missed in the fifth grade room o f Oregon City on the Democratic tlosann Moreland, Lois
.lght after tne disappearance of .oiis on nea.cn matters not to jump
. harles and Caroline Califf and Jun
snow and ice
Deep Creek has
luqune into the
Held Over From Last W eek—
Mrs. Wm. Chandler and daughter ior Ahlberg and Mesdames T. Car been closed to fishing this year. Us -c colic.us.0118.
ouice oi the opinions and look for
A local declamation contest was Vera, Mrs. Jack Hayden and Mrs. ter, Yocum, Janie, and Charles Dun ually this stream has been one of
-ne mot.Ve behind them. the phy
aeld in the grade school assembly vV. J. Moore were passengers on the can, W. R. Reid, Ballou, H. Duus, the best for early fishing.
The.e sicians, including cue health officers
on Monday, March 15. The judges train to Portland Saturday morning. .uoreiand, Lemon, Fox and Ahlberg. is no good reason why fishing shouiu
h i any community are men of stand
Jack received a number o f nice not be at least fair this year.
decided in favor o f Richard Carter
Pagan nations may, as suggested,
ing Wan reputation to maintain.
-o represent Estacada in the district show the way to peace^ but they will gifts and best wishes for many hap
As a ciuss physicians are conserva
G E TTIN G TH E TRU TH
never convince enlightened civiliza py returns o f the day.
tive. There is more money for the
The district contest was held on tion it s the right way.
a.ost of them in treating disuasu
Friday, March 19a There are six
U. S. Morgan shipped 78 cases
The political pot is sure to boil
largely based upon what they reau -hail in preventing it. When they
teen schools in this district, only as some six or seven candidates of eggs last week.
and hear. The person who tries to an vise a health measure it is be
-wo o f them being representatives^ nave snyed their Easter bonnets in
Miss Belva Beebe and Miss Plank
cause they believe in it. The sole
dpringwater and Estacada.
The to ihc ¡Senatorial arena and more of the high school faculty were avoid prejudice, to maintain what
purpose of the state health depart
judges, Mr. Stephens, Mrs. Scott are quite likely to follow.
Portland visitors over the week-end.
the real facts often finds hunseil ment is to protect the public health.
and Miss Madden awarded first
The Carl Douglass Post No. 74
Mrs. Wills was called to Portland puzzled and confused by c»nflicl- To ictuin the public confidence it
place to Richard Carter and second
is bound to be conservative. It can
will put on another dance April 17, Tuesday evening to see her son .ng opinions.
to Gertrude Marshall.
not afford to stand back o f anything
at the Cogswell hall( Eagle Creek. rrd Bannister, who is reported as
Richard Carter will represent this
The had where these dances are n ot doing very well. It will be re ther o f a school child attended a wnose value and safety ha, not
d.atrict in the county contest to be
to be held every three weeks has membered that Fred was taken to meeting in wh.ch a representative been established.
aeld at Milwaukie on Friday, April
the very best hardwood floor in the me hospital some five or six weeks of the State Health Department ad
W hen there is an apparent con
country and the best music is ai
go for treatment and has not been vises that ail children under the age flict in evidence for and against
The class standing for the county
iiung as well as h.s many frier.us o f ten should be given to\in-an-i- a measure recommended by the
-esta were: Grammar, 88.7; Arith
Mrs. R. H. Currin entertained on vould wish for hima
toxin( to protect against diphtheria, health department be sure and get
metic, 94.3; Spelling, 97.2.
Thursday with a dinner for her mo
Vindication for women dieting to at is a simple and safe procedure, the fact» before drawing definite
ther, Mrs. G. B. Linn, it being the reduce is found in the prediction and if ail children could be thus conclusions.” — ¡state
Helen Hayden and Hugh Hassell
occas.on o f her birthday.
Those o f a food shortage in 100 years. protected, this disease which is so Health.
have returned to school after sev
present were Mesdames Duus, Har- They'll found a race that will not often fatal to children would be
eral days absence due to illness.
W ISCONSIN NEW S
eradicated. A day or two later she
The Brown family are moving to kenrider, Erickson, Hale, Heiple, need food.
Washington on Thursday; because
The snow has been disapearing
Lloyd baling who has been with prominent and able attorney of ganization, the purpose o f which is
of this the school is losing five pu-
rapidly the last couple o f days
The Health Nurse visited the sec some time has resigned his posi- urday, dropping in on the News for antitoxin and everything which it and the cars are beginning once
ond and third grade rooms on Tues t.on and will visit his mother, Mrs. a short chat with the editor. Mra calls ‘compulsory medicine.' Toxin- more. The robins are with us in
E. E. Sating of Corvallis for a short Clark is a candidate for the nomin antitoxin, this article said in sub flocks^ and from the games o f mar
Lloyd is not fully determined ation o f United States Senator on stance, contains a powerful poison, bles being played on the walks, we
Elosie Davis is • new pupil in the
She comes to us as to what he will do after his vis the Republican ticket. An adver its use is dangerous and unneces are convinced that spring is again
sary, and the health departmert are with us^— Augusta Time*.
tisement appear, in this issue.
from La Grande.
A shadow o f gloom was cast over
our little community on Saturday,
when word was received that one
o f our splendid young men had died
This young man
was Clyde Davis, son o f Mr. and
Mrs. Elmer Davis o f the Garfield
Mr. Davis was born March 12,
1906, and died March 27, 1926> be
ing a few days over twenty one
years old. He received his school
ing in the Garfield district and the
Estacada high school, graduating
with the class o f 1923. He was a
most ambitious student being deeply
interested in oratory and debate and
at one time received a prize from
the school on an oratory contest.
Funeral services for Mr. Davis
were conducted by Mr. A. Demoy,
an old friend o f the family, from
the Garfield church on Monday a f
ternoon. Mrs. W. J. Moore, Mrs.
Dykeman and Mrs. Sam Barr fun-
nished the music> The pall bearers
were . Messrs. Arthur and Victor
Bowman, William and Gilbert Shear
er, Harold Widman and Walter An
derson, former school mates.
terment was in Lone Oak cemetery.
Mr. Davis is survived by his par
ents Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Davis and
six brothers and sisters, his grand
parents Mr. and Mrs. Holder and
many other relatives in this vicin
The News extends their most sin
cere sympathy to the bereaved fam
ily at this time.
SP R IN G W A TE R
and Mrs. John Lovelace called’ cn
the school here on Monday after
Mr. John Dew and Mrs. Elsie
Dew had as their house guests from
Thursday until Saturday, Mrs. De-
lapp from Cosmopolis, Washington,
a cousin o f Mr. Dew, Mr. and Mrs.
A. W. Cowling, a sister of Mr. Dew,
and Mrs. Roy Cole, all o f California.