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Eastern (Elarkamas Nruts
Devoted to the Interests ot Eastern Clackamas County
W a s h in g t o n
S ta te
COMMUNITY CLUB MEETING
Oregon News Items
SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY
GALLOW AY TO PILOT HANEY
IN RACE FOR U. S. SENATE
O f Special Interest
Brief News items
V. Galloway, o f The
The Weyerhaeuser Timber company Dalles has been chosen to manage
UPPER EAGLE CREEK
la building a 30-mile railroad from Bert Haney’s campaign fo r U. S.
South Bay, near Olympia, to Mul-
Miss Eleanor Akers was the guest
queens, on the upper Skookumchuck County. He attended public school
of her friends the Hamiltons of
river. The road will tap one of the in Clackamas county, later, the old
Portland la3t week.
finest stands of timber in the United Portland academy and was gradu
Mr. and Mrs. James Taylor of
States, estimated to take 50 years to ated from the University o f Oregon
in 1907. He taught three years in Eastern Oregon are guests at the
home o f Will Douglass. Mr. Taylor
Governor Roland H. Hartley with I Washington high school in Portland
lived here some years ago.
state officials, mayors and commercial and was admitted to the bar in 1912.
Walter Douglass and family and
representatives of a score of Washing He is now serving his third elective
ton and Oregon cities attended the term a sDistrict attorney in Wasco Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Douglass and
children motored out to Mt. Hood
opening to traffic of Longview’s new county.
Mr. Galloway is arranging his the Fourth, spending a pleasant day.
$450,000 bridge and entrance direct-1
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Douglass and
ly connecting with the Pacific high business at The Dalles, to permit
giving most of the last three months children spent the Fourth at Oak
Acting for the interstate commerce 1 to the campaign. For the present Grove.
Mr, and Mrs. Will Handle were
commission, the department of pub he will be in Portland a day or two
Mr. Haney has opened the dinner guests o f Mr. and Mrs.
lic work will hear the application ol a week.
the Northern Pacific Railway company campaign offices in the Board of Guy Wilcox on Monday.
for permission to abandon its line be Trade building in charge o f Lotus
Mr. and Mrs. Shaw and family
tween Markham and Bay City. The L. Langley and C. H. Treacy,
spent the Fourth at Dinty Moore’s
When interviewed today, Mr. Gal
line is about four and one-half miles
Little Kenneth W ilcox is home
“ I am proud to be associated with
Automobile license plates for 1927
from the hospital, and getting along
Mr. Haney and his friends in this
will reach Olympia this week, Charles
campaign. He and I were born in
R. Maybury, director of licenses, has
Roy Douglass' new residence is
announced. The plates for next year
going right up and will soon be
will bear green figures and lettering we have lived many years in differ ready for the lathers.
on a white background, the reverse ent parts o f the state, I have fo l
Sherd Jones and wife were camp
of this year's plates. Issuance does: lowed with admiration his career in ing up on the flat near the old barn
private business and in his many po
not start until December 1.
o f Roy Douglass, during the Fourth
sitions o f public trust and confi
and fifth. Mr. Jones is doing some
Spokane has been awarded the 1927
dence. He is one o f Oregon’s finest
plumbing fo r Mr. Douglas.
national convention of the Service
sons, unimpeachable in public and
Ray Woodle and family motored
Star Legion, Mrs. Alice C. French,
private life— a man o f dominant
to Dodge Park the Fourth.
state president of the organization, an
personality and great intellect— ag
Mr. Akers returned home on Mon
nounced upon her return from this
gressive, sincere and loyal,— a prom
day from St. Vincents hosptial in
year’s convention at La Crosse, Wis
inent candidate fo r United States
Portland, where he underwent a ser
Mrs. French was elected second vice-
ious operation some time ago, and
president of the national organization,
‘ ‘Mr. Haney’s record as a member
The Pine Canyon road, on the Sun o f the shipping board and his re he stood the trip very well. He is
set highway between Wenatchee and fusal to be lined up by the National improving quite rapidly and feeling
Waterville, was washed out in fouf Administration on questions inimic fine.
Ed Douglass and family spent the
places, and Knappa's hill, on the Che- al to Oregon, is a concrete promise
lan-Okanogan highway, will be closed o f his power as a senator. He is Fourth at Molalla.
Florice Douglass spent the Fourth
for two weeks at least, as the result ol pregressive, unrestrained by any an
with the home folks, Mr. and Mrs.
cloudbursts. Botllders Weighing from cient political dogma,”
foUr to five tons were washed down.
“ Oregon is in need of balanced ^
The farmers are very busy haul
It was reported,
representation in the U, S. Senate.
A forest area ih the Colville na In the army it was the man out o f i ing hay these days,
tional forest in eastern Washington step who at-least received the notice.
has been ordered closed, The area Politically, attention and favors are
consists of 14,000 acres on the middle lavished on the "dou btfu l” state.
Haying is progressing rapidly in
fork of the Big BoUlder ereek. The Why have federal officers by whole
area is specified as a fire hazard, due sale been moved from Oregon to this section and harvtsting will soon
to the forest type and to the weather Seattle and other coast cities? From be here with a rush, Hansen’s have
Conditions. No one will be allowed in a back page o f the Oregonian of already cut a field o f wheat and
the area without a permit,
June 23, without editorial comment Howell Bros, are cutting at present.
Work on the new prune dryer at
No more slashing fire permits will or excuse, we learn that Oregon is
be issued 111 Cowlitz county due to dry practically ignored by the federal the Barney Gilbride farm is progres
conditions in the woods and the in building program o f the next few sing satisfactorily under the direc
creasing fife hazard, No campfire per years. The front page cartoon in j tion of Mr. Enquest o f Dodge.
A card from the George Perry
mits will be issued this season cither, the Oregonian o f June 28, pictures
Sufficient camping spots with good Oregon as apologetically and timidly family mailed in Rapid City, S. Da
fire protection have been set apart in beseeching the National government kota, June 30, reported them all
the forest areas and along the streams for Oregon’s rights, when the rail
of the county So that everyone can roads have already received their
GIRLS HURT IN CRASH
find camping spots within these areas share, Oregon, politically, too long
Joplih & Eidon, Portland contrac has been “ taken for granted;” Ore
Miss June Kirchem o f Redland
tors, were the lowest bidders for the gon has been “ regular and ignored.”
and Miss Arlene Robbins of Oregon
new' west side highway project in the “ There will be no quarrel with Mr.
City were quite severely cut and
Round Pass Section of Rainier national Steiwer, the opposing candidate,
bruised in an automobile accident
park, it was announced by the bureau whom I know well and include
on Saturday evening while on their
Of public relations, department Of agri among my most affable friends. The
way to the dance at Eagle Creek.
culture, The Portland firm bid $306,- quarrel is with “ regularity and con
094, Work will begin on the project sistency,”
Durig and Mr. Lee Kirchem es
in about 40 days, and will require three “ In Pennsylvania, over a million
caped with only minor bruises.
summers to complete, The road is to dollars were spent by Mellon—-
The accident occurred near thé
be nine miles long, and winds around Grundy interests in an unsuccessful
Eagle Creek Grange hall and was
the west side of Mount Rainier,
effort to secure the senatorial nom
caused when a tire on the bug,
The old Cowlits city site oh the ination for Mr. Pepper, the Admin which was in the lead blew out,
Cowlits river near the Pacific highway istration candidate.
throwing it into a idteh. Mr. Kir
four miles north of Castle Rock, had tion for such enormous expenditures chem, who was driving a roadster,
been purchased as a country estate by as stated before the Senatorial in was following cylosely and in try
H, N, Peabody of Castle Rock from the vestigating committee was to per
ing to avoid the capsized car also
Hart-Wood Lumber company of Port petuate and “ strengthen the Mellon
went into the ditch.
land, Located oh a peninsula between
turned completely over and it is
the Toutle and Cowlits rivers, the is a “ piker” to those who play a really quit« miraculous that the oc
tract Of 163 acres 20 years ago wad game like that— to such an enor
cupants o f the two cars escaped
platted and boomed as a factory town, mous combination o f business and
and was considerably In the public politics as will justify a two-or-three-
Another car was summoned and
print for a number of years thereafter, million-dollar fight over office legit
the injured were brought to Dr.
For the first time since the Wash-i imately paying a salary o f only *10- M idford’s office where first aid was
Ihgton sttae constitution was amended
given. They were later removed to
“ Our senators cannot be “ regular
in 1912. the general election ballot
the Oregon City hospital and are
of next November will carry neither ! and consistent” without serving po reported getting along nicely.
an Initiative nor a referendum. In litical and economic priviledge. Or
1914 the first year the law was opera egon must produce its P«vid to help
tive, a dosen such proposals were sub-i slay the Goliath o f political domina
The Board o f Directors, School
mitted. Every two years since thett tion by big business. The Haney District No, 108, will receive bids
there have been from two to six ini- j isue is: ‘The West in protest. Ore up to July 23, 1926, board to meet
tiated and referred measures. The gon in revolt.' w
at the high school building, bids to
time for filing Initiative and feferen* I
be for painting the grade school
dum petitions expired July 1, Two ini-1
building— the building to receive
tiatlve bills were presented to Secre*
o n , coat except where old paint ie
tsry of State Hinkle dlrlng the spring
scaled or loose. These places must
by ballot title, but neither received the marriage on last Thursday of
be scraped and well cleaned and an
the necessary 40,000 signatures.
coat put on . The job is to be
Plans for construction of a spacious
Both Mr. and Mrs. Norris attend done in a good and workmanlike
club house, a golf course and s num
ed school here and have a host of manner. The board will furnish the
ber of summer homes were announced
Board also reserves the
when Walter F. Dickens, superintend* friends who were glad to hear o f right to reject any and all bids.
their marriage and
■nt of Tulalip Indian reservvt'on. stat
Wm. DALE, Clerk.
ed that Ballingham Masons were sue* them much happiness.
cessful bidders on two tracts of land
on the Lummi reservation in What*
com county. The Bellingham lodge
paid $5523 for one tract of 13*.71 acres
and $5026 (or a second tract of 114 11
acres. Three-quarter* of s mt>* jf
waterfront on Bellingham bay Is in*
eluded In the purchase
««w it is the N**»-
The many friends o f Mr. Jess
Stubbs in this vicinity will be inter
ested to learn o f his marriage in
Portland last week. Mr. Stubbs for
merly resided here where he was
employed by the P. E. P. Co., as an
electrician which position he still
holds but makes his horn* in Port-
$1.50 A YEAR
THURSDAY, JULY 8, 1926.
well and enjoying their trip im
John Park and family who have
ooen making their home at Wood-
and„ Wash., for several months
.'ocently returned here moving into
.he Spencer house.
Recent guests at the Harry Grable
lome were Mrs. Grable’s sisters
.'rom Chicago and Baltimore.
Jack Greenstreet and family of
Pacific City, Oregon, have been vis-
ting during the past week at the
aome o f his parents here.
Guests at the Forrest Erickson
-tome over the week-?end were Mrs.
Erickson’s parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Mann of The Dalles.
George Genserowski left recently
tor California to visit relatives.
Ralph Greer who has been in a
Portland hospital for several weeks
trom the effects o f an automobile
accident, is recuperating at the
home of his father, Fred Greer.
John Moger who has been work-
.ng for several months near Inde
pendence, Oregon, is home helping
nis father, J. F. Moger with the har
Guests at the R . S. Guttridge
home on Sunday were Mrs. Gutt-
ridge’s brother, Harley Rainey and
family o f Portland.
The Hansen family entertained a
number o f relatives from Portland
over the wek-end.
John Hamilton and family o f Vi
ola were Mnday callers on J, F.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Grable are
rejoicing over the arrival o f a baby
boy on Sunday,
Guests at the Shibley home on
Monday included their son Earl and
family o f Portland, their daughter
Mrs. L. S. Tenney and family of
Viola and Mr. and Mrs, John Storm*
er of Estacada,
August Genserowski has been
spending a fe wdays at the home of
his sister, Mrs. Carl Ward.
Mr. Schenk and family o f Gresh
am were here on Monday at the
Joe Gutridge home,
Jim Closner and family spent the
week-end visiting at the Closner and
Strunk homes here,
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Shearer of
Portland were guests over the week
end at the Ed Shearer home,
Mr. Ed Closner was removed to
a Portland hospital recently and is
reported doing as well as can be ex
LOCALS AND PERSONALS
Mr. and Mrs, Everett Kiggins re-
recently purchased the James Smith
residence for their home,
Mr. Raymond Lovelace and Mr.
Fred Vincent were in Portland on
business on Tuesday o f this week.
The truly big event o f the season
for our community will be the meet
ing on Saturday evening at the Es
tacada hotel of the Greater Associ
ation of Community clubs o f the
This association was sponsored by
Mr. A. G. Ames last July when he
was the president o f the local com
munity club and though o f only
small proportions at first has grown
to be something really worth while
and of great strength, since it now
composes all the clubs o f the coun
Estacada should be very proud of
this organization and should support
it and exhibit keen interest in mak
ing it one o f the biggest and finest
things attempted by our citizens.
Mr. Moore, the genial host of the
Hotel Estacada is serving a good,
substantial dinner for the small
price o f fifty cents, to which you
and your neighbors and friends in
the city o f Estacada and neighbor
ing communities ar cordially invited.
In fact you should feel it your duty
to come out on that evening and
show by your presence and help
that you are proud o f this end of
the county and wish to lend your
support in putting it on the map.
If possible, phone in your reserva
tion for this dinner to Mr. Moore,
ai, The Estacada, but if you are not
sure until late that you will be un
able to attend, come and you will
be served anyway.
A very fine entertainment has
been arranged and all who come out
on this evening are assured o f a
time long to be remembered and of
which you will ever be roud.
A large committee o f ladles from
the Eastern Clackamas Community
club will assist Mr. Moore in pro
curing some of the delicacies, cakes,
CASHIER’ QUICKNESS AND
TELEPHONE FOIL BANDITS
Presence o f mind on the part of
Russell Statts, cashier of the Chug-
water, Wyo., state bank together
with an opportune telephone call
from his wife, recently saved the
bunk from being robbed. Just as
two burglars were thrusting revolv
ers in front of Statts, the telephone
bell rang. In raising his hands he
managed to knock the reeciver from
the hook and at the sam« time cried
’ I’Rob me, but don t shoot.”
hoid-up men seeing the receiver off
the hook took no chances but made
tneir escape while in the meantime
the cashier's wife notified the po
lice who arrested the two yonng
just as they were about to board a
“ Whatever we think of the tele
phone girl,” says Eddie Cantor, “ she
lq always plugging for us.”
Mr. and Mrs. John Parks and chil
“ Christian Baptism,” will be the
dren of Washington were here to subject o f the sermon at the 11
spend the Fouth of July.
o'clock service Sunday morning,
Mrs. J. W. Reed and daughter July 11, At the 8 o ’clock service
Mary Alice Reed were Portland vis Sunday evening, the subject will be
"Repentance commended by Christ.”
itors one day last week.
Tne Sunday school convenes at 10
Mr. R. H. Currin is home from
o'clock in the morning with Mr.
Bull Run for a short visit with his
Lawrence as superintendent.
mediately following the Sunday
Mr. and Mrs. John Closner of school is the Junior church at 10:45
visiting with Airs. Rankin in charge. All the
friends and relatives in this vicin
anu girls are urged to stay, for this
is the<r service.
Mr. and Mrs. Homer Sarver of
Rpworth League Devotional meet
Portland spent th« Fourth o f July ing Sunday evening at 7 o'clock. It
holidays visiting friends and rela is less than a month until the Falls
tives in this vicinity.
Lity institute. Several members of
Mrs. G. F. Midford and little the League are looking forward with
daughter returned home the latter great anticipation to going.
part o f the week from a delightful
The pastor will preach at Mt.
trip to Spokane, Wash.
¿ion church Sunday afternoon at 3
Mr.Phil Steinman has returned o ’clock.
Meeting o f the Sunday school
to his work at Yakima, Washington,
after a short visit here with home board and also of the official board
o f the church next Tuesday evening,
Dr. and Mrs. Ira Manville and the S. S. Board will meet at 7:30
little daughter have been visiting at and the church board at 8:30.
Miss Mary A Hill, formerly a
ther home o f their mother, Mrs.
Their home ies at missionary in China, will have
charge o f the Prayer Service Wed
nesday evening at 8 o'clock.
Little Kenneth W ilcox returned (
A cordial invitation is extended to
home on Monday evening from the '
all to worship with us.
hospital where he has been confined I
du« to having been kicked by a
Mrs. McColly Dale and little son
horse on last Sunday.
Robert o f Hermiston were visiting
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Womer and i at the Wm. Dale home recently.
daughters Jacqueline and Eleanor
The Estacada band played in a
NOTICE OF CHANGE OF BIDS 1 of Corvallis spent Saturday and very fine manner at the Fourth o f
Board o f Directors, school Dis Sunday at the home o f their parents July celebration at Molalla and
trict No. 108, board to meet at high Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Womer.
were very well received. The band
school building, call* for bids for 70
Mr. and Mrs. Oren Ballon entcr- is doing fine work and is indeed a
cords o f first class 4-foot wood de i taine dthe following guests at their big asset to our community and
livered to the school building. The home on the Fourth o f July: Mr. should have the hearty support o f
Few towns o f the
Board reserves the right to reject , and Mrs. L. L. Dugan and son, Mr. our citizens.
any and all bids.
and Mrs. Alfred Miller and children size o fEtacada can boast o f such a
competent musical organization.
w®. DALE, Clerk.
One hundred delegates attended the
annual convention of the Oregon State
Press association at Prineville.
With an abundant yield the farmers
and fruit growers of Linn county are
working overtime in harvesting their
Weil balanced labor conditions pre
vail in Oregon, according to a report
of the Pacific division of the United
States employment service.
Succeeding H. L. Plumb, R. L. Prom-
me, now acting public relations officer
in the district office in Portland, is to
be supervisor of the Deschutes na
The county court of Washington
county has offered a reward of $500
for information leading to the arrest
of the dynamiter of the W. H, Milne
house in Forest Grove.
The airplane forest fire patrol will
be started in a few days, according to
H. C. Miller, lieutenant in the array
reserves, who will be senior officer in
charge of the patrol base at Eugene.
Eastern Oregon sheep are now on
the Umatilla national forest range. The
forest was openeu to sheep grazing
June 15. Cattle and horses were per
mitted to enter the forest for grazing
Sam A. Kozer, secretary of state,
has advised S. C. Morton, secretary ot
the St. Helens chamber of commerce,
that St. Helens has been made a
registration point for automobiles from
The annual meeting of the Oregon
Congress of Parents and Teachers will
be held at Salem next October, ac
cording to a decision announced by
the executive board of the state par
Camp fire permits will be required
in the Cascade and Urapqaa national
forests on and after July 1, according
to Nelson F. Macduff, supervisor of the
Cascade forest. The rule is already
in force in the Deschutes and Santiam
Salem hopmen. who have examined
yards all over the Willamette valley,
agree that the fuggle hop crop for
1926 threatens to be a failure due,
probably, to premature blooming caus
ed by exceptionally fine weather in
the early spring.
The 39th session of the Linn coun
ty pioneers convened at Brownsville.
Gold bullion amounling to more than
$100,000 has been* brought out from
the Robertson mine. 14 miles west of
Galice, the scene of Josephine county's
latest gold strike.
If the Southern Pacific agrees to
joint user rights of its new tine south
from Paunina, the Oregon Trunk will
he in Klamath F b II b five or six months
after construction wqrk is started, W.
F. Turner, president of the Oregon
Trunk announced at Bend.
Utilization of natural storage reser
voir sites along the Coquille river in
Oregon would make possible the pro
duction of 36.000 continuous horsepow
er, the geological survey has been in
formed by engineers who eonnucted a
power survey along that stream.
With the strawberry season prac
tically over Forest Grove canning com
panies report that 250 tons of the
berries have been packed In sugar and
barrelled for ice cream makers and
preservers, a larger amount than ever
before produced in western Washing
Miss Edith Starrett ot Salem,
Charles Campbell of Dallas and Miss
Leona Larrahee, head of the Latin de
partment of Lincoln high school, Port
land, will lea ft- soon for nhlladalphla
where they will represent the state of
Oregon at the Sesqul-Centsnnlai ex
position July 4.
The body, clad in a green bathing
suit, which was washed ashore and
found on the ocean beach at Marsh
field, has been identified positively ss
that of Wilbur Elliott, 19, son of Mr.
and Mrs. M. V. Elliott, of New berg,
Who was drowned while swimming at
Neskowin May 23 last.
Despite reports from some quarters
that the operating lumber companies
were bent on a program of curtail
ment, 108 mills for the week ended
June 12 produced 116,147.029 feet of
lumber. New business booked totaled
118,162.904 feet and shipments amount
ed to 122.077,569 feet.
The Oregon public service commis
sion has requested the Interstate com
merce commission to reopen the case
Involving the proposed Central Ore
gon railroad development program to
the end that testimony may be intro
duced looking to the construction of
an east and west line across the state
as sought in the original proceeding
of the Oregon commlaatoa.
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