Eastern Clackamas news. (Estacada, Or.) 1916-1928, July 15, 1926, Image 1

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    Devoted to the Interests ot Eastern Clackamas County
No. 41
Oregon State News
Of Special Interest
Residents of Curry county in the
vicinitr of Brookings have formed
the Southern Curry Fish and Game
Protective association.
The chamber of commerce and oth­
er organizations of Salem are sup­
porting a movement to establish a
fedc-ral prison at that place.
With weather conditions ideal, the
harvesting of winter wheat is ¿scorn­
ing general in Oregon. In some sec­
tions spring wheat is also being cut.
Seven hundred and fifty blooded
chickens were killed in a terrific hail
storm which struck the Kessler chick­
en farm, 17 miles west of Klamath
An institute for physicians and
nurses of Oregon will be held in Sa­
lem during the week of July 26 to 30,
under direction of the University of
Oregon medical school.
Fire, believed to have been started
by a burning cigarette thrown from a
car by a tourist, covered more than
200 acres and consumed a house and
barn two miles north of Albany.
The sawmill of the Long Pine J,um-
ber company, located six miles north­
east of Bonanza, in Klamath county,
was completely destroyed by fire,
which caused a loss of approximately
The cherry picking season has
opened at Cove with an abundance
of crews on hand, and the yield prom­
ises to be large. The three packing
houses will be In operation about
July 16.
Fred Daugherty was killed at his
farm four miles southeast of Molalla
when the binding pole of a load of
hay broke and the sharp end thrust
Itself into his body as he fell to the
Six hundred Portland restaurants
and hotels were notified by Dr. John
G. Abele, city health officer, that be­
ginning August 1 they must serve
milk in original bottles Instead of in
Mrs. John T. Moore, wife of the
chief of the Portland police detective
bureau, died in the St. Johns hospital
at Port Townsend, Wash., from injur­
ies received in an automobile accident
near that city.
Asa Sanders, aged 17, was killed by
a high power electric current at his
parents' home near Central Point
while repairing a telephone wire. Con­
tact with a high-tension power wire
was the cause.
Dr. Earl C. McFarland, 44, collector
of customs for the Oregon district
and widely known sportsman, died in
Portland from a heart complaint
which had confined him to bed for
several months.
The public service commission is­
sued an order reducing materially the
freight rate on wheat shipped over
the lines of the Great Southern rail­
road, which operates between The
Dalles and Friend.
Five were killed in traffic accidents,
one by a train, and three were acci­
dentally drowned in Multnomah coun­
ty during June, according to a report
by Dr. Earl Smith, coroner. In all.
37 deaths were reported.
Members of the Goose Lake Water
Users’ association in Lake county ap­
pealed to Rhea Luper, state engineer,
for relief from conditions brought
about by alleged inadequate delivery
of water to consumers by the Goose
Lake Valley Irrigation company.
There was a marked decrease in
the production of lumber for the week
ended July 3. according to the weekly
report of production, orders and ship­
ments Issued by the West Coast Lum­
bermen's association. The production
of 102 mills for the week totaled 97,-
143.156 feet. New orders booked to­
uted 103.410.232 feet, and shipments
totaled 104,731.431 feet.
The Board o f Directors, School
District No. 108, will receive bids
up to July 23, 1926, board to meet
at the high school building, bids to
be for painting the grade school
building— the building to receive
one coat except where old paint is
scaied or loose. These places must
be scraped and well cleaned and an
extra coat put on . The job is to be
done in a good and workmanlike
manner. The board will furnish the
Board also reserves the
right to reject any and ail bids.
Wm. DALE, Clerk.
Board of Directors, school Die-
»net No. 108, board to meet at high
school building July 23, calls for
bids for 70 cords o f first class 4-
foot wood delivered to the school
The board reserves the
right to reject any and all bids.
Wm. DALE, Clerk.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Allen were
Mrs. L. C. Posson and daughter
here from Sandy visitinf on Sun- Mrs. Jack Hayden were «hopping in
Portland on Tuesday,
<U y.
, —
News from the Neighboring Towns
$1.50 A YEAR
Washington, July 13.— (Washing­
ton Bureau o f the Journal)— Word
that President Coolidge ha sap-
proved the bill fo r relief o f the
Quite a number from here attend­
Mr. andMrs. Barney and children
| counties o f the Oregon and Calif-
'■"“ ‘“ 'T “ T *
■ a r u of Beaverton spent the Fourth here ed the Clackamas County club meet­
ornia land grant came to the White
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ing in Estacada on Saturday even­
with relatives and friends.
House this morning and was passed
Master George Willing has re­ ing.
I on Senators McNary and Stanfield
turned after a month’s stay at his
Excursionists to Astoria on Sun­
and Representative Sinnott, mem­
home in Portland.
day were Mr. and Mrs. McDonald
bers o f the Oregon delegation who
Mrs. Chris Johnson and daughter and Miss Madden and Mr. and Mrs.
are still in the city.
Vivian spent a few days at Tilla­ Forrest Erickson.
The news was received with re­ mook with her sister and family,
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Bard were Sun­
joicing by the Oregon colony and Mr. and Mrs. Babe White.
day guests at the Shibley home.
particularly by members o f the del­
Mr. and Mrs. H. Klinker and son
Mr. and Mrs. T. I. Kirkwood have
egation who felt that they would Elmer, Mrs. Marie Klinker spent
have a hard fight ahead if they were Sunday evening with Mr. and Mrs. had as their guests recently their
nieces from Portland and Eugene.
compelled the renew the battle from R. S. Chaney,
the bebinning at the next session
Mr. and Mrs. Kirkwood and
Mrs. O. T. Olson and son Mer-
and who also realized the need for vin, Mrs. T. Harkenrider and daugh­ daughter,
accompanied by their
extending assistance to the coun­ ter Miss Edith o f Estacada, were nieces, left on Tuesday for a months
ties without further delay.
calling on Mr. and Mrs. Julius Paul­ vacation.
As it now stands they are obli­ sen Sunday afternoon«
Elva Shibley was unfortunate in
gated to assist in revision o f the
Mrs. J. Paulsen gave a party in having her foot stepped on by a
law at the next session o f congress honor of George Willing’s thirteenth horse recently which is proving qnite
so the counties will pay interest on birthday on Saturday afternoon, painful.
the money advanced.
July 10. Those present were James,
Edith Howell was a Sunday even­
In preliminary discussion it is be­ Clarence, Dorothy, Alice and Mary
ing caller on Mrs. Moger.
ing assumed that the interest charge Chaney, Robert, Ulysses and Louie
Harvesting is progressing quite
will be assumed by the land grant Larsen, Victor Johnson, Harold Mil-
in this section which is
fund as a whole as money is accum- ler> Henry Rath> Donald Carruth>
somewhat earner than usual.
ulated by sales of timber.
Since clayton Watson, Mrs. C. A. Chaney,
As Mr. Kirkwood is away on his
the share o f the counties in the p r o - ’ Mr> and Mrs. R g chaney and lit.
ceeds is one-fourth, this would in- ; tje daughter Margaret, and Mr. and vacation, there will be no church
voive payment o f only one-fourth j j j rSi
p auisen, Refreshments con- ervices until August 22.
of the interest by the counties.
| sisted o f buns and weiners, lemon- j chool each Sunday at the regular
hour with Christian Endeavor each
However this
ultimately ad{!( ice cream and cake<
work out, it is felt that the substan-
Mr> and Mrg charles Kaufman, Sunday evening and everybody cor­
tial thing has been accomplished and children, form erly of this dially invited to come.
Wiley Howell was a business vis­
and that the details o f later legis- piac6i were seen in the neighbor-
lation can be arranged without j hood one day last week. They were itor in Portland on Saturday.
hardship to any of the interests in- on their way on a trip to Nebraska
j f or a yigit with relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Hackaney o f Port-
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Hirshman of
The measure which
President iand were guests o f Mrs. Dew and
Coolidge has signd will reimburse 18 family on Sunday( the Fourth.
Newberg were visitors at the home
Oregon counties for taxes lost when | Mrg. Hilda Carruth, Mr. Enna and o f Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Coleman,
Mr. Hirshman
Oregon and California land grant ! three children of Portland spent Friday afternoon.
territory within their borders was Sunday the Fourth at the home of has charge of the Kaufman farm
revested in the United States. It jnr. and Mrs> j . p auisen>
and while here looked over the crops
was passed at the last session o f | Master Clayton Watson o f Port- on that place.
Congress but fear had been ex- ian(i is spenidng his vacation at the
Ruth Hale spent Friday in Port­
pressed that President Coolidge , home 0f Mr. and Mrs. W. Held,
might kill it by pocket veto.
Mr. and Mrt. Qinther and daugh-
Wilbur Looney pierced his wrist
Last week the president tele- ter Marian Bateson and Miss Voter- with a pitchfork while working in
graped Senator Stanfield and other berg o f Portland spent Sunday and
the hay Friday. The wound is heal­
members o f the Oregon delegation Monday at the home o f Mr. and Mrs.
ing nicely.
asking if, should he sign the meas- Henry Johnson. Miss Marian Bate-
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Richards and
ure, they would pledge themselves 30n remained over fo r a couple of
family and Mr. and Mrs. Peterson
to work fo r a revision o f its terms i weeks.
and family o f Estacada spent a
at the
next session of
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Horger and
day Sunday at Carver park.
which would provide for the pay- small son o f p ortiand spent Satur-
Approximately 100 tons of hay
ment of interest by the counties on day and Sunday of the Founrth at
the money advanced the govern- the home o f her mother, Mrs. Marie will be harvested this season on the
Heiple farm.
| Klinker and family.
This pledge was promptly agreed
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Johnson had
Doris Looney returned home last
to by all members o f the delegation as guests on Monday from Portland week from Salem where she has
then in Washington and was tele- Mr. and Mrs. Norton and children, been working in the cannery.
graphed back to President
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Joyner and
Mrs. R. S. Coop, superintendent
at his summer camp. The measure children motored to Portland last o f the Currinsville Sunday school
would have automatically been killed Friday.
urges the people in this vicinity not
had the president not signed it by
Mr. Henry Viles came home after to let the attendance slacken dur­
tomorrow night.
an absence .of several months.
ing the summer months.
The bill provides for the payment
o f 5,000,000 to the counties by
direct appropriation. Eighteen Or- DELIGHTFUL SURPRISE PARTY
egon counties and Clarke county,
Washington, will profit by the law.
One o f the delightful affairs of FOR SALE— Blackberries, $1 per
crate, and pick them yourself. E.
The lands were taken from the tax the week was the surprise party on
S. Womer.
rods 10 years ago under terms o f i Thursday evening, July 8, at the W.
Uie Chamberlain-Ferris a c t At that E. Linn home when Mr. and Mrs.
i.me it was expected receipts from Linn entertained a number o f guests out from Portland on Sunday to vis­
«he sale o f timber would reimburse in honor o f their daughter Mrs. it with relatives.
the counties but under policies pur- ! Mildred Kling o f Chicago, whose
Miss Mattie Wilson is visiting
sued by the federal government birthday fell on that date,
here from California and was a
these sales have fallen far below
“ 500” was played during the even- week-end guest of her cousin, Mrs.
estimates. Enough has not been re- ing and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Gladys Stormer.
ceived even to pay the railroad, let Lovelace won high honors and Miss
Mr. and Mrs. Ford Darrow and
alone the counties.
Vivian Gorham and Mr. Albert
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Keith have re­
The counties will be paid a sum Kitching
turned from a delightful trip to
equaling the taxes lost in the past prizes.
Clackamas Lake fishing.
10 years and in the future will re­
A delicious lunch was served at
ceive approxima&ly »450,000 a the close o f the playing. Two beau­
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Norris who
year until their equity is satisfied. tiful birthday cakes adorned with were recently married are at home
— Oregon Journal.
lighted candles were presented to j to their friends at Bridal Veil, Ore­
the honor guest who cut them and gon. Mr. Norris is employed at the
served them in a charming manner. mill there.
A cigarette dropped by a passing
motorist is thought to have caused a
gruln fire at Helix which destroyed
175 acres of wheat.
Governor Pierce and two daughters
will leave Salem July 20 for Cheyenne,
Wyo., where the executive will at­
tend the annual conference of gover­
nors. Gus Moser of Portland, presi­
dent of the state senate, will act as
governor In Governor Pierce's absence.
Twenty-three counties in Oregon re­
ported 163 arrests for violations ot
the state prohibition law In May, ac­
cording to records in the offices of
the state prohibition director. Grant
was the only county in the state that
reported no arrests for liquor viola­
$5000,000 REFUNDED TO
The following were present to en­
jo y this pleasant evening: Messrs,
and Mesdames Albert
Norman Linn, Raymond Lovelace,
Theodore Ahlberg, Miss Vivian Gor-
ham, Miss Wiima Kitching, Mrs.
Julius Kreiger, and daughter Wan-
da, Mr. C. Bailey, Mr. Edward Linn,
Mrs. Mildred Kling tand Mr. and
Mrs. W. E. Linn,
Best wishes were extended Mrs.
Kling for many happy returnes of
the day.
Astoria, Oregon, oldest white
i settlement in the Pacific Northwest
j will do honor to its founders July
! 20, 21 and 22.
The Astoria Founders Celebration
I will commemorate the deeds of Mer-
| iweather Lewis, William Clark, Capt.
j Robert Gray and John Jacob Astor.
| It was captain Robert Gray who dis-
I covered and named thfi Columbia
river after his vessel— the first to
circumnavigate the globe; it was
Lewis and Clark who, first explor­
ing the great Oregon Country, win­
tered near Astoria and carried back
to President Jefferson in the spring
o f 1806 the authentic story o f its
vast resources; and it was the vis-
ion of John Jacob Astor which re-
suited in the establishing of a fur
trading post at the mouth of the
Columbia river in 1811,
By discovery, exploration and
settlement was the great Oregon
Country, now including the four
Pacific Northwest states, bound per­
petually as a part of the American
Vincent Astor, great great grand­
son of John Jacob Astor has er­
ected on Astoria Heights a magnif­
icent column, the only one or its
kind in America, from the apex of
which may be seen four snow­
capped mountains, ships on the Pn-
ciiic ocean and a vast panorama of
rivers, forests and inland country,
the ueuication o f this column will
be the central event o f the historic­
al celebration.
On July 15ht the Columbia river
Historical Expedition will leave Chi­
cago for Astoria. Six Northwestern
governors, historians, w r i t e r s ,
rrench and American high school
students, educators and men of af­
fairs, will compose the personnel of
tne party. This distinguished group
win visit historical spots dedicate
appropriate monuments and accum­
ulate material for future historical
text books and literature. Un July
22 they will dedicate the Astoria
Citizens of Astoria have marked
other venerated spots, made fam­
ous by its founders, and the celebra­
tion o f July 20, 21 and 22 is to be
featured by historical pageantry de­
picting the events of its nativity.
“ Faith Conquering the World,” will
be the subject o f the sermon at the
eleven o'clock service Sunday morn­
ing, July 18th. At the eight o ’clock
service Sunday evening the subject
will be “ Christ at the Door.”
The Sunday school convenes at
10 a.m. with Mr. Lawrence as sup­
Immediately follow­
ing the Sunday school is the Junior
Church at 10:45 with Mrs. Rankin
in charge.
This is the boys’ und
girls’ service and they are all urged
to be sure to stay.
Epworth League Devotional meet­
ing Sunday evening at seven o ’clock.
Do n’t forget the balls City Institute
which begins in about two weeks,
August .. to 8.
The pastor will preach at Garfield
church Sunday afternoon at 3
o ’clock
Prayer meeting at the church at
8 o ’clock Thursday evening.
For the remainder of the summer
the prayr meeting will be held on
Thursday evening instead of Wed­
A cordial invitation is extended
to all to worship with us.
“ M,ake a joyfu l noise unto God,
all the earth :Sing forth the glory
of his name:Make his praise glor­
ious.” — Psalm 66:1-...
Mrs. Echo Halfiety and children
of Morgan, Oregon, are visiting
here at the home o f her parents,
We are glad to announce that
I Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Wade.
there will be regular preaching both
Mrs. Chas. Norris returned home morning and evening again.
recently from Vancouver where she ]
has been visiting with her daughter Endeavor will meet as usual. The
minister was away to the Turner
Mrs. Jack Balcom.
State Church convention last Sun-
Mrs. D. B. Eschleman and son day. The morning sermon will be
David accompanied Mr. Will Cary upon Echoes from the Turner con­
to Taft, Oregon, on Saturday morn­ vention and will cover a report of
ing to visit with Mrs. Cary and the two great sermons preached there
children for a few days.
They re­ Sunday by two great men in the
turned hom8 on Monday afternoon. Northwest. In the evening th8 ser­
The Woman’s Auxiliary to the 1
mon will be upon “ Joshua the Great
Legion had a very interesting meet- 1 Mr. and Mrs. Fred Burns were
Everyone is invited
here from Gladstone on Saturday Conquorer.”
ln® on
Monday evening.
evening to attend the Community to attend these services.
Wrs- Ern«
w** el« cted Club meeting.
Mr. Burns taught
delegate to the Slat« Convention
Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Lawrence en­
in the schools here several years
to be held at Marshfield next month
and enjoyed getting back to meet tertained x number of guests up at
and Mrs. Sylvia Wilcox was elected
their farm at Springwater in the
old friends again. Mr. Burns is in
as alternate.
grove, at a picnic lunch on Sunday.
Mrs. Lawrence Webber was ini­
The following out-of-town guests
the coming year.
tiated as a new member o f the or-i
were present: Mr. and Mrs. C. B.
“ Vacation time is here,
Lawrence and family, Mr. and Mrs.
And everyone's away
The Auxiliary has adjourned their
J. E. Robison and daughter Doro­
So don't be too severe -------
with ----
meetings until Monday, September
thea, Miss Ryan and Mr. Simpson,
It we haven t much to say J”
ail oi Portland,
1 »,
Greater Clackamas Union
Of Clubs Holds Meeting
On Saturday evening at the Esta­
cada pavillion in beautiful Estacada
park some two hundred and fifty
und three hundred members and
friends of the Greater Clackamas
Union o f Clubs met and enjoyed a
dinner and meeting long to be re­
The setting was ideal, for tho,
the day had been unusuully warm,
in the large open air pavillion every-
one was comfortable which made it
possible for them to enter into the
meeting happy, enthusiastic and in­
The first number on the program
was the most tempting dinner
served by Mr. Moore of The Esta­
cada, assisted by a corps of efficient
helpers and was thoroughly enjoyed.
The meeting proper was opened
j by Mr. Schrock, vice-president, and
in a pleasing jovial manner intro­
duced several speakers w h o s e
speeches were short, concise and to
the point, and thus proved interest­
ing to their listeners.
M.r H. C. Stephens, mayor o f Es­
tacada, welcomed the visitors in a
fine manner and Mr. Lindas o f Or­
egon City responded most gracious­
Among the other speakers called
upon during the evening were Mr.
Taylor of Molalla who is always a
big booster for our county, Mr.
Chindgren o f Colton whose talk was
filled with many witticisms which
were greatly enjoyed and by Mr.
Holt, County Agent, who gave many
helpful hints along the line of agri­
culture and markets.
Prof. Gary of West Linn gave a
short address depicting the fin
points o f interest in Clackamau
county and the possibilities of oui
county by further advertising and
development of the organization
then took charge of the meeting and
introduced Mr. David Horner, the
director of the Estacada choral so­
ciety, and the society itself who
sang two numbers and wei'e indeed
well received. Mrs. Harold Horner
was the accompanist for these num­
Mr, Chindgren pointed out the
fact that Estacada and vicinity
should be very proud of the mu­
sical talent in evidence here and
the appreciation o f better music in
any community was a wonderful
item among its people.
The Estacada band rendered sev­
eral numbers during the dinner, also
played several numbers on the street
prior to the meeting which seemed
to pep the crowd up to the highest
degree. The public is ever grateful
to the band for its services.
A committee was appointed from
the organization to wait upon the
county court with a resolution per­
taining to Market roau No. 35,
adopted at this meeting.
The county fair board invited this
powerful organization to meet at the
County la ir grounds on Friday,
Sept. 24, for a big booster meeting
and the organization gladly accepted
the invitation.
Mr. Ames, the “ Father” ot this
Union o f Clubs was called upon tor
a talk in which he was asked to re­
view the work of the organization
and the History ot same for the year
which he kindly and efficiently did.
He especially emphasized the -fact
that we must ever make these meet­
ings non-poiiticai if they were to
prove successful and he was assured
that the officers in charge were put­
ting forth every effort to keep pol­
itics out and would do so in the fu ­
A rising vote of thanks was given
the Estacada Community club and
Mr. Bob Cooke, I'rcsident, for their
efforts in maxing this meeting such
a grand success and for the splend­
id hospitality displayed.
The audience sang the Oregon
Booster song, "Oregon Suits Me,”
i to the tune of Battl, Hymn o f the
Republic in a most spirited manner.
Representatives were p r e s e n t
from Canby, Molalla, Colton, Ore­
¡ gon City, Gladstone, Milwaukie, Oak
Grove, Carver, Oak Lawn, Spring-
water and numerous other communi­
ties of the county.
it was a big day for Estacada and
we will have many more such fine
big meetings if we all boost together
and work in unison on the various
projects and propositions possible in
our community.
Passengers on the train for Port­
land on Tuesday morning were Mr.
and Mrs. Chas. Bronson, Mrs. Syl­
Loui*e and Mrs. Julius Krieger and
daughter Wanda,