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Devoted to the Interests ot Eastern Clackamas County
ESTACADA, OREGON, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16, 192«
DEFERRED FOR A TIME
ON ELWOOD ROAD
Relief Work in Wake of Earthquake
At America’s Orphan City in Armenia
PAYS TO ADVERTISE
ÎF i -o-
NO INTENTION TO
“ It pays to advertise” is the con
viction of the land settlem ent depart-
Fisher Bros., Carus men, were Sat
m etn of the sta te and Portland
urday given th e contract by the
chambers of commerce a fte r the
county court to clear the last link
splendid response it has received
in the Foothill highway, being the
CONFERENCES TO BE HELD neariy eight miles from near Colton
campaign POW ER OFFICIA L SAYS COM
launched November 1.
W ITH P. E. P. OFFICIALS
to Cold Creek, according to the Ban
PANY WILLING TO GIVE
ner-Courier. Their bid fo r the work,
Advising farm ers of the east, mid-
AND FOREST SERVICE
which does not include the removal
dlewest and south th a t over 2000 of
th eir co-workers had recently select
Although only half of the commit of stum ps, was fo r $5,120 fo r the en
(Last we.»'.» the News published an
ed homes in Oregon, the departm ent
tee appointed to investigate the oc tire job, which was much less than
account of a m eeting of the E astern
cupancy of the right of way up the
to come to Oregon through the me- ^ lackamas Community Club officials
Clackamas river by the Portland El the contract.
of the columns of farm jo u r - " 'i t h R. W. Cary, owner of the Cary-
ectric Power company w ere present
nals published and circulated in many A ustin hot springs, in which were set
a t the m eeting Saturday night at ing distance of the men who got the
Oregon City, the grounds of arg u job was the Clackamas Construction
fo rth the statem ents regarding the
m ent were p retty well covered and company, composed of H ult Bros,
Immediate and sincere are the 550 P o r.land Electric Power Com pany’s
an agreem ent was reached with rep and associates. Their o ffe r was for
letters which have come directly
resentatives of the power company $7,300. O ther bidders and prices
from these advertisem ents betoke- occupation of the right of w ay up
ing an earnest desire to accept O re the Clackamas River which have
whereby action would be deferred asked: Scott & Peterson, $14,832;
gon’s welcome to farm ers.
until the com m ittee could m eet with E. H. Itchner, $8,563; A nderson &
given rise to an investigation of
O. B. Coldwell, vice president of the Hauglum, $13,324; J. Rebman, sec-
A peculiar phase of the response th eir m erits by the club. In this
company, and T. H. S herrard, forest on<* unit, $6,500; W. S. G orbett, first
is the fact th a t Iowa, Nebraska, m atter, as in any other, it is the
unit, $4,970; F. Nicholas, first unit,
,r4T i »?
Minnesota an d Wisconsin lead the list policy of this paper to present the
The position of the Union of Clubs $3,960.
of states represented by the inquiries
as presented by A. C. Ames, chair
The letting of this contract, which
with 62 letters each coming directly iifferep t angles of the controversy
O ur editorial comment is
man of the com mittee was th a t doubtless means th at the Elwood sec Near East Relief Orphans Repairing Damaged Streets— American Ambulant from these advertisem ents. Illinois fairly.
B r i n g i n g In C a s u a lt i e s
fo r the present until we
Clackamas county can not affo rd to tion will have a passable road in
followed close with 46 inquiries,
have stated in these columns the
allow the power com pany the un 1927, is more im portant th an seems
INVIGORATING W EATHER?
R. H. CARTER TO MOVE
positions of the three parties to the
disputed occupancy of the public on the surface. In the Elwood dis-
ida to California shared in con-
controversy, which includes the fo r
highway up the Clackamas river tric t th ere are approxim ately 50
We m ust adm it th a t it got as low
Much reg ret is being expressed
est service as well as the P. E. P.
above E stacada. He cited the history farm dwellings, with only nine of the
The campaign of advertising will to . and the com munity club.— E d
as ten above zero— and felt it. This by the many friends of Mr. and Mrs
of the developments in th a t section num ber occupied. So f a r as the pro-
was Tuesday m orning at 5 oclock. R. H. C arter and family, in this vi- be continued in th e farm journals ito r’s note.)
and protested against the attitu d e of ductivity of the soil is concerned it
until the first of the year, it is an
the company in withholding from ci- com pares favorably with Sprigw ater, We didn’t see the therm om eter. W. cinity, th a t they have decided to
ticipated by W. G. Ide, who is di
The attitu d e of the power com
tizens their ju st rights of easy access a section of the country th a t did not
recting the work. T hat many people pany was presented to a represen
to the national forest. He said th a t have killing fro st until Friday of th a t and we are willing to take his little city.
| The C arters the past week closed 1 :ve already come to Oregon from tative of the News in an interview
the people do not wish to stand in .week before last. It is generally word fo r it.
j a deal whereby they take possession he states in which the publicity is with Vice President O. B. Coldwell,
the way of any power developments along in December until killing fro st
up the river, but neither do th e y , visits this entire section. The new snow fell Sunday night, it was a of a fine improved tw enty-acre ranch now being placed for Oregon is Saturday.
“ There is apparently a g reat deal
wish to give over to the company | road connects w ith a road th a t passes g reat protective covering fo r the near Newberg, trading in the home borne out by the registration of ap
the perm anent rig h t to the only way through S pringw ater and on to Es- ground while the cold snap lasted. ! place here. Mrs. C arter and the proxim ately 3400 people a t the of m isunderstanding about this m at
into a scenic paradise second to none tacada. I t is, as stated, the last link The farm ers are well pleased since children will move to th eir new chamber of commerce booth at the te r," said Mr. Coldwell, “ or such a
in w hat is becoming known as the the general opinion is th a t the crops home on or about Ja n u ary 10, and Pacific International Livestock Ex resolution as was placed before the
ren ter Union of Clubs would never
R. W. Cary, ow ner of the Cary- Foothill highway, leading from the will be much benefitted by the j Mr, C arter will rem ain fo r a time at position. . The largest registrations
Wore from Iowa, Wisconsin, Indiana, have been thought of. There is no
A ustin hot springs and H. C. Stevens northern to the southern boundary storm. A thaw set in Wednesday his work at River Mill.
linois, Minnesota, Missouri, and controversy so fa r as the power
Mr. and Mrs. C arter are acquiring
of E stacada also spoke in favor of a of the county. By m any it is con- tnd by night the snow looked pretty
resolution protesting to the federal sidered the most im portant road im- thin. In this storm, as is generally a fine improved piece of property Jhio, which Indicates th at the ma com pany is concerned. We have
the case, conditions here were much set out to prunes, apples, peaches jo rity of the people now settling here snent a g rea t deal of money on the
power commission against a perm a- provem ent now pending,
b etter th an in other sections of the cherries, w alnuts, filberts and sever at least of those interested in the upper reaches of the Clackamas river
n ent license to operate the railroad.
al kinds of berries, and is only some Livestock Exposition, came from in building a power p ro ject and have
Thos. P. Sullivan of P ortland, and
two miles from Newberg w here there those states
proceeded in our construction work
G. E. Sullivan of Oregon City, put up
are packing plants and canneries
there in accordance w ith a license
TO MEET FAST TEAM
“A re you w riting ads?” has sup
the P. E. P. side of the controversy,
CHURCHMAN BADLY HURT
where they can readily m arket their
we now have w ith the Federal Pow
and they were likewise willing and planted the old greeting, “ How do
Our railroad has
F o r"th e first game of the season, crops. It appears to be a splendid
anxious to bring abo u t.an agreem ent you do?” Of course, the new greet-
A hit-and-run driver is believed re been constructed u nder a special p er
th a t will prove satisfactory. They ing will not endure, but while it does the local town basketball team will proposition.
Although we all are indeed sorry sponsible for serious injuries sus mit with the forest service.”
suggested th a t a fu rth e r meeting be we shall be spared th a t endless list go up against an exceptionally fast
Mr. Coldwell told o f the building
held th a t covld .be attended by the of ailm ents th-> old g reetin g so often organization. M anager Bob Coolie to lose the C arters from our commu tained by Rev. J. E. Dunlop, Cl,
has secured a date with the G raybar nity, yet we are wishing them much Rockwood, Or., form erly of E staca of the trail by the Southern Pacific
higher officials of the P. E. P. com- calls forth.
da, who was found by his wife un company, predecessors of the P. E.
pany, and a t which forest officials
Among the list of w inners in Mon- Electric team of Portland. The game success in this new venture.
conscious in fro n t of his home gate P. company, and stated th a t the por
could be present. Upon motion of day’s Oregonian we notice Miss Mar- will be played in the high school gym
with his left leg fractu red and tion from Cazadero to Roaring River
BIG LYNX CAUGHT
Linn E. Jones, representing Oregon tha R. Maloney of Eagle Creek, was on Monday, December 20, at 8:00
bruises and cuts over his entire body, was built entirely a t private ex
City, this action was taken, the meet- the trium phant oriental rug contest p. m. The local boys will need sup
pense, and th a t while ho realized
Held by a single toenail of a front last week.
ing to be called and held as soon as ant. Miss M aloney’s ad spoke con- port in this game because it is the
Although no one saw the accident, th a t such p art of it as is located
the secretary has the necessary i n - : vincingly of the charm and durabil- first of the season and because the T o o t, a big lynx struggled to free
team they go against is rated as a himself last Thursday, when M. J. it was believed th a t the Rev. Mr. on governm ent lands is public prop
form ation upon hand,
j ity of an Atiyeh P ray er Rug.
“ Brick” W hitehead of B arton a r Dunlop, who is pastor of the Rock erty, he does not believe it fair th a t
In the m eantim e the Union of!
since the conte9t is represented top-notcher.
on the scene and dispatched wood Methodist church, had been the resolution should read, “ built at
Clubs has asked th a t action be not as educational, we fail to see why
dragged for some distance by un au public expense.”
BOYS TO COOK
taken by the forest service in \\ ash-1 the prize-winning ads are not pub-
In answ er to the charge th a t com
The lynx, a backwoods sheik, had tomobile.
ington while the m atter is being in- lighed> at leagti the f irgt pr ize win-
vestigated and compromise negotia- ners> so th a t the participants who
On S aturday the 18th, at noon, tips on his ears and a fine set of
Rev. Mr. Dunlop was treated at pany officials had kept people out
of the forest, Mr. Coldwell stated
tions are on.
I have missed the m ark may see where- in the I. 0 . O. F. hall, you will have sideburns. His feet and legs were the Portland sanatarium .
th at such guards as had been m ain
a chance to sample a meal prepared as large as those of a cougar. Needle
The next m eeting will be held in jn
have failed.— AY, Boring.
Mr. Dunlop sends word to his
Oregon City as soon as possible.
by the band boys— with the assist sharp clows were hidden in his large friends here th a t should any of them tained by the company, at certain
periods when there was danger of
G reat in terest is being aroused in the SPRINGWATER GRANGE ELECTS ance of some of th eir wives and
find the opportunity to come in and
m atter,and it is believed th a t a t the
mothers. The dinner will be served diam eter. Two trap s were set and :ee him he will be pleased to have blasting and other constrution oper
ations were acting under instructions
both had taken hold of Mr. Lnyx
next m eeting all members of the
A t the reg u lar m eeting of Spring- fam ily style a t 50c per plate.
b ut he managed to shake loose from 'hem as he will be confined there from and in cooperation with the
Union of Clubs will be represented. w ater grange On S aturday the fol
for some time.
forest service officials and the con
one and had nearly houdinied him
lowing officers were elected fo r the
CLOSES OVER HOLIDAYS
trol of the forest had always been
XMAS TREES TRAVEL FAST
ACCIDFNT AT EAGLE CREEK
and rem ained a t all tim es with the
M aster, E v erett Shibley; Overseer,
The La Dee company closed down
"Give way fo r the Christm as Tree Wm. B ard; T reasurer, Ed Closner; th eir logging camp until about the
W h at might have proved a most
In regard to the charge th a t th e
I Chaplain, Rev. T. I. Kirkwood; first of the year, due to the snow
Most folks are able to learn from serious accident occurred late last company had not complied with the
Such? in effect, is the order issued Stew ard, Clarence Hull; A ssistant in th eir camps, the men being un
the sad experiences of the oth er fel -Saturday evening near the Eagle clause in the special use perm it
today by J. T. Saunders, freight tr a f Steward,
Lady able to work.
Creek grange hall.
which says th a t they shall build a
low, according to Roy Wilcox of the
fic m anager fo r the Southern Paci A ssistant SteV ard, Elva Shibley;
The train 1461 and also the night
One car, a Ford, was parked on
fic Company, who has instructed all L ecturer, Ethel Hull; Secretary, freig h t have been taken off because Cascade Motor company. He bases the side of the road; another ca r ap- trail paralleling the railroad track ,
Mr. Coldwell explained th at an un
of the com pany’s agents th a t C hrist William Shearer, Doorkeeper, Clif of the shut down of this company. his opinion on the fact th at many
are coming in to have their radiators proched for the opposite direction derstanding had been arrived at with
mas tree shipm ents are to be given ford G reenstreet; Ceres, Mrs. Clos
filled with his anti-freeze solution and although seeing the Ford, seem he fo rest service officials th a t the
p referre d movement.
ner; Pomona, Mrs. S hearer; Flora,
fte r seeing the disastrous effects ed to misjudge the location of the cons ruction of such trail might be
“ A gents, trainm en and others,” the Mrs. J. A. Shibley.
the last cold snap on their neigh la tte r car, and drove too close, deferred as it seemed to serve no
order reads, “ are urged to cooperate
New members taken into the or-
If the past year hasn’t suited you
w recking the Ford to some extent. useful purpose while the com pany
fully to prevent delays to such ship- der w ere Mr. and Mrs. Southw orth, you will have a chance to “ laugh it
No one was h u rt seriously, the fo r was tak in g care of the tra n sp o rta
ments, which we will handle in Mrs. Kirkwood and Mrs. E verett o ff” if you attend the midnight
tu n ate featu re of the affair.
through train s to insure early de- shibley.
matinee, Ney Y ear’s Eve, a t the
No doubt it was a case of reck-
As th ere seems to be some
livery. By exercising exceptional
An a|] day meeting was planned Liberty th eater, for B uster Keaton
In Portland this year the C hrist less driving again, and should warn plaint in regard to the issuance of
care in tran sp o rtin g prom ptly all for fjew Y ear’s day, when everyone will be th ere in the "B attlin g Bung
us to be more careful.
tran sp o rtatio n in Portland, which a r
Christm as trees we are rendering ¡n the neighborhood is invited to ler.” This is an uproarous comedy, mas seal sale is running well ahead
rangem ent was made a fte r consulta
valuable service to the public.
bring th eir dinner and spend the it is said, and there will be special
CORRECTING AN ERROR
tion with the forest supervisor, Mr.
cember 10th, the retu rn s from the
day with th eir neighbors a t the music.
suggested th a t no doubt a
STHYL GAS ON SALE HERE
In last week’s News we gave a satisfactory arrangem ent might be
nearly $1000 higher th a t the total
Ethyl gas is now on sale by the
NEIGHBORS TO ENTERTAIN
on the corresponding day of last wrong date for the band dance and made fo r issuing the tran sp o rtatio n
Cooke Motor Company, this firm
GRANGE TO HAVE PIE
y e a r’s sale. Reports from all sections h ere’s hoping th a t no harm was at E stacada. The com pany has not
having put in a special pump fo r the
The Neighbors of W oodcraft will
done. The big m asquerade dance to sought to restrict the use of the fo r
new gasoline. Ethyl gas has added
Complete, except fo r the filling, en tertain at a five hundred p arty on of the state are showing a sim ilar be put on by the band is to take
ests bv individuals, the jurisdiction
to it a prepared chemical th a t not t he Eagle Creek grange has a Christ- December 16, a t 8:00 p. m. All are
place at the band hall on New i of such use being a function of those
tuberculosis work over last year.
only makes it more powerful, but is mas pie to be opened at th eir m eet invited.
Y ear's eve. Make the correction in in charge o f the forest,
said to elim inate all carbon. It costs ing Friday, December 17. This is a
Mrs. J. J. P en n er’s m other from your date book now because every-! “ Much of the m isunderstanding
3 cents a gallon more than ordinary change of date since the regular
O. A. C., December 15.— One of
body is to be there to help the b t n i . MIM to 60 II froi a fear that the
m eeting night is Saturday. The fill the latest piece of electrical labora S tettler, Alta., is visiting her.
I railroad, provided it .is made a p a rt
ing fo r the pie will be supplied by tory apparatus, known as the volt-
O. A. ,., December 15. S tudent of the project property, will become
O. A. C., December 15.— Rowing the members who will each be re- m eter-m iliam eter and valued at $800
m anagers of school exhibits fo r the a perm anent rairoad,” said Mr. Cold-
as an intercollegiate sport is assured quired to bring a g ift to put in it. has been received by the engineer-
fourth annual educational exposi well. Ju st w hat the ultim ate iispo-
here through «he decision to con The com m ittee in charge has ar- ing departm ent as a g ift from the
tion to be held F ebruary 18-20
'ion of the railroad is to be can
stru ct necessary equipm ent early rr.nged an enjoyable program ac- ! Bell Telephone system which has
were appointed in the closing weeks not at the present tim e be stated.
next tenn. Two 65-foot rowing cording to Mrs. Leo Simonds. w h o ! made sim ilar gifts to leading engi-
of the term . These men will be re- So fa r as he is advised, the Federal
shells were given the college last urges every member to be present, j neering colleges throughout the
sponsible through large com m ittees Power Commission has not yet fully
month by the students of the Uni
' j country. The new equipm ent is an
for seeing th a t the work of the col determ ined the treatm en t to be ac
versity of C alifornia as a means of
j addition to some $5000 worth of ap-
lege is presented for the inspection corded railroads of this ch aracter in
encouraging additional competition
p aratu s received from the same com-
of the 500 or more delegates from licenses for power projects.
on the coast. The proposed course
Mr. and Mr*. H unter Caftill of pany last spring, all of which is for
high schools who atten d the exposi
Mr. Coldwell fu rth e r stated th at
on the W illam ette has since been Seaside, Oregon, are proud parents use in general electrical engineering
should it be the desire of the com
pronounced excellent by C alifornia 0f a ten pound boy, Donald Linn train in g ra th e r than fo r instruction
m ittee of the club to fu rth e r discuss
A scow to be used in train - Cahill, born December 8th. Mr. Ca- connected with the telephone sys-
Mrs. John A. Duncan and Mrs. J.
>w they are having a communist the m atter with the forest service
ing the oarsm en before
they are hill is a son of J. W. Cahill o f Eagle terns only.
The g ift was made
B. Robertson o f G arfield were doing revolt in Java and we suppose th a t officials and the company, he would
ready to use the shells will be
the Creek and Mrs. Cahill is the daughter through the Pacific Telephone & Tel- Christm as shopping in Estacada the means another rise in the price of meet with them at any convenient
firs t piece of equipm ent to be built, of G. B. Linn of Estacada.
first of the week.