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Devoted to the Interests ot Eastern Clackamas County
Taxation Program Caute of
Holdover of Assembly for
Senate refutes to Reconsider Tithing
Bill— People to Vote on Income Tax
and 6 Per Cent Tax Limitation
Amendment — Motor Legislation
Meetly Remedial— New State Office
Building Provided For.
Salem.—The thirty-fourth assembly
of the ttate legislature adjourned after
a session extending a week beyond
the 40-day constitutional period. The
extended session was occasioned by
failure of the senate to pass the tith
ing bill, an important feature of the
governor’s taxation program.
Following the defeat of the tithing
bill in the 3enatc various taxation and
revenue measures were proposed, but
they were rejected by the administra
tion and au effort made to have the
senate reconsider and pass the bill
without amendment. All efforts tc
reach an agreement between the sen
ate and the governor failed and a mo
tion to reconsider in the senate was
defeated. The vote stood 17 for re
consideration and 13 against. The call
Yes—Bailey, Bunks, Butler, Carsncr,
Davis, Dunn, Eddy, Eliiott, Hunter.
Kiddle, Mann, Marks, Miller, Norb’.ad
Staples and President Corbett.
No — Beals, Brown, Butt, Dunne.
Hail, Hare, Jones, Joseph, Klepriv,
Moser, Reynolds, Strayer and Upton.
Financed Left In Chaotic Condition.
The legislature adjourned without
enacting the tithing bill, thus leaving
the state’s finances in a more or less
When the legislature assembled it
whs faced with a deficit of approx
mately $1.000,090. which was inereas
ed to $3,882,206 by appropriations dur
ing the session. The governor plan
ned to meet the deficit with a state
inco'me tax expected to yield $2.000,-
000 and the tithing bill, which took a
percentage frem various state boards
and commissions, thus providing an
The legislature passed the Income
tax, but this must be submitted to the
people at a special election to bo held
June 28. For all practical purperes
the legislature rca'ly left the state’s
financial condition lust where it was
at the beginning of the session.
Governor Must Use Veto.
The legislature having voted numer
ous appropriations without providing
funds to meet them it is apparent that
It will be necessary for the governor
to make liberal use of his veto power
If the deficit is to be reduced to a
point v here it does not exceed the
As a result of the session, so far
as finance Is concerned, in addition
to the income tax. there will be sub
mitted to the people at the spocial
election a proposed amendment to the
6 percent tax limitation which would
fix the tax levying “ base,” so far as
the state is concerned at $3.500 000,
plus 6 percent, or $3,710,000 for the
tax levy of 1928 gnd thereafter.
Aside from the tithing bill, every
thing that Governor Patterson suggest
ed that he wanted was promptly ac
corded him. Not one of his vetoes
was over ridden.
Will Add to Taxable Wealth.
One accomplishment of the whole
session was the passage of an act
tbet it is expected will add to the tax
able wealth of the state and serve In
the end to reduce property levies
This was a house bill designed to
clothe the state tax commission with
supervisory and directive powers over
the county assessors and boards of
equalisation; and giving them author
ity to add to the tax rolls a great deal
of property that hitherto has escaped
The administration’s budget bill
which was passed, makes the governor
the budget making officer of the state
with special machinery operating un
der a budget master to be appointed
by the chief executive.
It is claimed for the law that when
the coming legislature meets, two
years from now, the ways and meant
committees of the senate and house
will find a dose-pared state budget of
expense which will represent the bare
bone requirements of the state gov
ernment as a whole, beyond which the
committee will not be allowed to go
It makes the board of control the
central purchasing agency for all stats
boards and departments.
Numerous amendments were made
to the water code, all tending to in
crease the duties and authority of the
ESTACADA, OREGON, THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 1927
“ CAPPY RICKS” SENiOK PLAY
IS ROYALTY PRODUCTION
DIES IN HOSPITAL
ATTENTION OF CLUB
O R A I 10 FORESTS
ESTACADA ALI.-STARS WIN
FIRST OF SERIES OF GAMES
Pitted against Milwaukic’s fast
Because o f the membership of
Mrs. Mary E. Pearson, aged 63
team, the All-Stars last night, by a
Superintendent Olson in the dramat-
years, died at St. Vincent’s hospital
30-19 victory, won the right to play
c society o f California, the students
Multnohmah athletic club on the
on February 26, from an attack of ■ere are able to produce plays which
pneumonia. Mrs. Pearson, a native could cost a prohibitive royalty to Tree» Furnish Theme for February Multnomah floor tonight.
Meeting and Members show
The games are in the Portland Tel
The play, “ Cappy
o f England, has been living with ion-members.
egram’s tournament for the Pacific
her sister, Mrs. Tom Watson, near
Northwest honors with a loving cup
class tomorrow night is such an offer
Estacada. The funeral, which was
With forestry again holding the as a trophy for the winning team.
The students have rehearsed
largely attended, was conducted un faithfully and deserve a large house. center o f the stage, the Eastern Estacada will have a good chance to
der the direction o f the Gresham Reserved seats are bn sale at the Clackamas community club held an win if they can overcome the long
odds against the team In tonight’s
Funeral parlors at the Estacada M. drug store.
other profitable meeting last Friday
E church, the Rev. Mr. Simms offici
evening. The speaker of the even
ating. Members of the Eastern Star
REV. HUSBY TO SUPPLY
BRIDGE PARTY GIVEN
lodge assisted in the burial rites.
Sunday morning, March 6, Rev, ing was George Griffith of the U. S.
Interment was made in the I.O.O.F. Kenneth J. Husby o f Portland will Forest service, who gave an illustrat
Mrs. Bob Cooke entertained at a
cemetary at Estacada and pallbear supply in the pulpit o f the Christian ed lecture which covered the public bridge petty l-»t Thursday after
ers were selected from the ranks of church.
use and interest in the national fo r noon. Mrs. Sam Dunlop received re-
,he Odd Fellows lodge members. The
cehed first prize, Mrs. H. C. Gohr-
ests. He showed first the use o f
deceased is survived by her sister. CLACKAMAS RAILROAD
ng second prize, nnd Mrs. Reed,
She had been a citizen o f the United
A delightful luncheon
CROSSING CLAIMS VICTIM the great playground o f the masses consolation.
States fo r the last ten years.
Among those present
Darrel D. Johnson, Corvailis mot ! and the scenes brought vividly to was served.
or-car dealer, met death Tuesday Jthe audience the irresistible lure of were Mesdames Gohring, Dunlop,
BERRY GROWERS TO MEET
evening at 8 o ’clock when the S. P. the mountains. The wild life in Its Cary, Currin, Bartholomew, Harry
train struck his car at Clackamas friendly and colorful existence Was Smith, W, W. Smith, Leihammer,
There will be a meeting o f the station. The train was northbound shown.
Then came the lesson of j Botkin, Lawrence, Stevens, Ahlberg
berry growers o f the county Wednes and carried the car for a long dis clean camps and fire warning. The i Reed, Esherman, Moorland and Mc-
day, March 16, at 2:00 p.m. Keep tance. The man lost a leg and was penalty for carelessness wag clearly i Collon.
the date in mind, and the time open badly crushed. He died in the hos shown.
fo r the meeting.
pital at Oregon City within a few
Preceeding Mr. Griffith, the Hon ROBBERS RETURN A
minutes after arrival.
orable W. V. Fuller o f Dallas spoke
THIRD OF THE LOOT
Johnson was a world war veteran. for the state fire organization, He
W ORK STARTING ON
NEW PACKING PLANT Ho was married and leaves two child interspersed his remarks with de It is a generous highwayman who
ren. His father is a banker o f Cor- lightful readings in the Swedish and will give back ono-third o f the loot
Walt Fuller and he takes from you.
Excavation fo r the new fruit and valli.s
W. S. Moore, proprietor of the Es the class of Robin Hood. That was
vegetable packing plant o f the Libby
tacada hotel, who was known as the more o f a gamble than was expected
McNeil & Libby company at East 3LAISDELL THORNTON GO
IS SET FOR MARCH 8 Ragaroo, ate out o f the same mush in the wide-open town last Monday
Twenty-second and Lafayette streets
On March 8, Tuesday, at the Lib kettle many years ago in the Minne night when the men put on a ‘ Days
Portland, is nearly completed, forms
fo r the concrete are being placed and erty thearte, Ben Blaisdell, the prom sota woods, so Mr. Moore donned r o f ‘49’ celebration. It wag anticipat
ed that there would be no gamble to
the pouring will start on Thursday ising pupil o f Moose Norbeclf, will bright ted shirt for the Occasion.
Other much enjoyed number* were it but that everything would be plain
according to F. J. Leonard, who has try for the second time to Upset Bill
But not so. About one
-ointon, a Portland bone-crusher readings by Mrs. H. A. LaBarre anc’ hold-up.
the contract fo r the structure. The
third o f the proceeds were paid out
plant will have a floor space o f 220, who has, as yet, had his own way in solos by MrS. H. W. Kitching.
the local matches.
Election o f A. G. Ames as cap for supplies which were carried home
000 square feet.
Blaisdeil came out second best in tain arid Sam Barr, lieutenant of th. by the customer»,
It is planned to have the building
The night was dark and stormy
finished and equipment installed late a bout with Thornton on February 1 fire fighting organization was the
in May, in time for the handling of but got a fall by surprising the Port most important item o f the business and for that reason the affair netted
lander. W. E. Parker, engineer for Session. Only sixteen members ar only about $50 for the community
this year’s crop.
The new plant will furnish an out the LaDee Logging company Saw needed to bring up the club’; house, but those who did brave the
let for the fruit' crops o f Eastern this match and thought he could strength to 100. Mrs. Henry Bee r weather were given a hilarious t 1 -c
Clackamas county and its nearness turn the tricky Thornton, and he did and Mrs. W. J. Moore will receive The amount raised, by the way, was
will allow o f shipment with little for one fall o f three, on Feo. 22. memberships from anyone intereste in excess o f that raised by t..e w
Parker had labored hard all day In in promoting the welfare of the com on at* their affair given a few week:
the rain before the match and dur munity. There should be no slackers ago.
Motor vehicle lcsiziacion enacts; ing the first fall suffered a broken and the dues are low enough for al!
was almost entirely of a remedir. rib, which is still bothering him al to afford a card.
parents cet w ord
character with the certificate of titli though he promises to be at the
A community sing, (led by Mr.
FROM MISSING BOY
law, light law and the §o-called “ped ringside next Tuesday evening to Wade, closed the evening's program
tiler” tax amended. Changes In title challenge the w-inner and he would
-nd light laws wore in the direction a little rather it would be Bill Thorn ST. PATRICK IS A FIRST
of Uniformity, foliowir.g closely the ton.
Better training, he says, will
CLASS DANCE PARTY HOST
reormmehdntiOns of the Hoover con put him in shape to handle a man
The members o f the Estacad'
ference, ahd presented by the Oregon who is really a tough customer.
band are looking forward to March
aut motive Conference.
As to Ben's chances, he has some. 17 as the date of the best dance o '
Among the new rules of the road is He gave Thornton a hard run for his the season. All plans are being laid
Now he is to take care o f a large crowd and tc
an rmendmetit which permits a spepd money the last time.
of 35 miles an hour on the highways better trained and more experienced. furnish them with good music an
with a maximum of 20 miles in incor He can gain powerful holds with his an enthusiastic reception. The oc
,ong' legs and arms if he can clamp casion o f St. Patrick’s day is alwnvr
peraird cities and towns.
We shall an invitation to enjoy a dance, prob
Another will require all vehicles to fhem on quick enough.
come to a full stop when entering up see what we shall see.
ably because the Irish make so muc'
on a primary state highway. Under
of these events.
the present law vehicles are required
W. H. Moore, who had the misfor
to slow down to a speed of five miles tune to cut his foot while engaged in
Chas. Q. VanDuyn. assistant man
an hour before entering primary high logging operations at Carlton, Ore ager o f the Imperial hotel and Gil
ways, but this rule has been found gon, several weeks ago, has been bert Madison, manager o f the Nor-
hard to enforce.
‘ nken to Portland to the hospital for tonia, both o f Portland, broke brea-'
Other road and motor vehicle legis an operation which will unite the lig with W. G. Moore, genial manage-
lation is summarized as follows:
aments on the top o f the foot.
o f the Estacada hotel Sunday.
HOMS bill No. 484 follows the
Hcover code and provides a load
limit of 8000 pounds on each axle of
a motor truck when the axles are
spaced less than eight feet apart and
After several months o f anxiety,
which will prevent carrying excessive
the parents o f Keith Upton, Estacada
leads on six wheel motor trucks.
high school student, who left home
House bill No. 493 provides that the
October 1, to seek his fortune in the
(B y Helen Perry)
"acceptance of a free ride as a_ guest
world, have received a letter from
“ O. A. C. is the school for m e!” which high school annual and paper him written from Chicago.
in a motor Vehicle shall be presumed
a waiver of said guest of liability for “ They are surely a fine bunch!” staff members met and discursed
An endeavor was made by the lad’s
accidental Injury caused by owner or Such were the remarks made by the their problems with Frank L. Snow, father to find him through notice*
four delegates from Estacada high j professor of industrial journalism, published in newspapers throughout
driver of such motor vehicle."
The public service commission has school on their return from the Edu and C. J. McIntosh, professor of in the country. The search proved suc
been given definite Jurisdiction over cational Exposition at Oregon Agri dustrial editing.
cessful when, last week, a letter wa:>
cultural college in Corvallis, Febru
Intelligence tests given by the de received which refers to an Uncle
Changes in the rules of the road do ary 18 to 20. They reported w ith ' partment of vocational education, Mark who lives in SanFraneiseo and
not become effective for 90 days, for j enthusiasm on addresses, conven-1 were a popular feature o f the expos- who has also been active in the e f
the reason that the amendments to | tions, demonstrations and exhibits, ition.
forts to locate the youth.
the present laws did not carry an which entertained them and 800 o th -! Exhibits and demonstrations in
Mr. Upton sent a copy of the letter
i er high school delegates from all the various buildings were o f practic- to the News.
al benefit to the delegates, giving
Much Constructive Irrigation Work. | parts o f the state.
Dr. James R. Jewell, dean o f the them ideas upon the nature and
Irrigation experts In the house and
February 25, 1927
senate contended that this session has school o f education, University o f fields o f the courses offered by the Editor Eastern Clackamas News,
done more of constructive work for Arkansas, addressed large audiences different departments and schools.
irrigation than any previous session. ! consisting o f: college and high school I A horse show, sponsored by the
Please announce that we
Briefly, the desert land board has faculty members, delegates, students, agriculture and military departments have received the following letter
been abolished, and» Irrigation admin and visitors, on Friday and Saturday was the main feature o f the Friday from Keith himaelf:
“ Essentials o f Success” night entertainment.
istration put under the control of a mornings.
new body, the state reclamation com and "Achievement a Matter o f Con- and horsej were shown and gained
February 18, 1927
mission. consisting of the governor, trol” were the themes o f these ad- much admiration from the delegates, Dear Mother
secretary of state and state treasurer, dresses from which the delegate*
“ Nellijumbo," a one-act fantasy by
I am sorry you put Uncle
with the state engineer as the secre gained much in vocational guidance. 1 Stewart Walker, was presented Sat- Mark to so much trouble and please
tary of the commission.
Conferences stressing vocational urday evening in the Little Theatre, do not worry about me as I am get
Owners of property hare been given guidance were held for boys and by the public speaking department ting along fine.
the right to pay off their liens and girls. Dr. Jewell, principal speaker for the entertainment o f the visitors
I may send you an address later
release their own property No change o f the exposition, led in the boy’s This was followed by a social party so you can write to me if you v/ish.
was made in the certification law. and conferences. Dr. Kate W. Jameson, | given by the college students,
May come to visit you this sum
none in the Interest guaranty law, ex dean o f women at O. A. C. super- j High school faculty members were mer as I have a car.
cept to provide that in the future Irri vised the conferences for girls, and guests at a dinner given in the col-
gation bonds would not be a general ten well-known alumni members lege tea room Sunday afternoon,
Please kindly thank our friends
bllgation of the state.
gave talks on their fields o f work.
A musical program by the conserv- and neighbors, in behalf o f Mrs. Up
Bond holders ind settlers (till will Dr. Jewell also led in conference for atory o f music, and an art exhibit in ton and myself for all their kind
have to get together for the composi high school faculty representatives. 1 Agriculture Hall, closed what auth- expressions o f sympathy and assis
tion of their differences, but machin
The Oregon chapter o f the Sigma orities claim to be the moat effective tance.
been provided by which (act# Delta Chi, professional journalistic educational exposition ever held at
fraternity, sponsored a conference in O. A. C.
Continued on Page 8
Upton H. Upton
High School Students Drawn to
O.A.C. by Educational Exposition
cVtNTS IN OREGON
Beaver State New* of Inter
est During the Past W eek;
Storms About Over
Mme than 1599 persons from 29 dtf-
cront state* and foreign countries
attended an annual get-together meet
ing held at Salem.
than $24,000,000 was spent In
by the federal government
192(1. It has been revealed by
Judge Eakin at Astoria dismissed
63 cases and threatened to throw out
65 others unless the persons Interest
ed appear within 30 days.
An Increase of 40 per cent In the
Use of water meters in Baker between
1912 and 1920 is shown in a report by
the city water department,
A mystcrlou! explosion In the home
of Oscar Makl Rt Astoria nemollsbed
'ho cook stove and wrecked every
thing in the kitchen at the time.
Mrs. Mao Wadley, 44 years of age
and mother of six children, committed
suicide at hot- home nonr Hazel Green
in Marion county, by drinking poison.
Willard Galloway, wanted by Lane
county author.ties to serve nut a sen
tence oi „J days and a lino of $260 for
a liquor law violation, was arrested in
The steam lumber schooner Mary
B. Moore struck on 'the breakwater
at the mouth of the Cnqulllo river and
ran’; In 150 feet of water about tWo
mi’.os off shore.
During the past " f a r a total of 1,-
"00 000 pounds of pyre to!, converted
govern inert explosive, was purchased
in Oregon through offices of the vari
ous county ngents.
Work will lire in at once on logging
off n tract of timber land four miles
southeast of Rainier, which is reported
to contain approx.mately 4,000 000 feet
of standing timber.
R. L. Front ms, supervisor of the for
est. reports that there are 527•miles of
trails nnd “ ways” in the Deschutes
natio"."! forest that wire constructed
at a cost of 324.537.
Six hundred and seventy cases of
Influenza wore reported in the state
'ast week, according to a bulletin is-
uod by Dr. Frederick D. Strieker,
state health officer.
Louis B. Louden, 24, who burned a,
-tc In Marshfield with the cxnecta-
t ' n of obtaining insurance money, was
-"nt''need by Judge Ken/lnll to throe
y. r.rs in the penitentiary.
Governor Petto son m mod Jrhn L.
May, Ja-mb Knnzler ann Harold C.
foies, all of Portland, to reprrsont
the state on the national array and
navy preparedness committee.
Methodist pastors from all eastern
Oregon point-; from r< r.-lb-ton west,
were !n Hood Rlv- r Saturday nnd Sun
day to allend th s -cond annual mid
year institute of the Epworth League.
Drrothy Pultt, 16, narrowly escaped
death when the Robert A. Pultt farm
home near Bend was destroyed by fire
cf undetermined origin. Flames were
sweeping across her bed when she
Freight rates on fresh borri’ s In
sugar shipped from Oreg m and Wash
ington points to Los Angeles for can
ning w' re ordered materially reduced
In n decision by the Interstate com
Hairy N. Bur-aide of Corvallis, a
private in th O - , on n.a lona! guard,
has been appoint«: 1 to West Point mil
ltnry academy upon re- mmermtion
of Ills regimental commander, the war
depertii’ cnt announced.
Honry T. Bnrkcr of Payette, Idaho,
has filed with fho state engineer ap
plication to cpprorrlnte waste water
from the Payette-Oregon slope Irriga
tion district for the Irrigation of 40
acre* of land In Malheur county.
The state supreme court affirmed
the decree of Judge Walter Evans of
th* Multnomah county circuit court In
the case of John Bu chek of Portland,
who la under death sentence for slay
Ing hts wife on the night of January
Stormy weather has prevented much
artlvity In the halibut fishing Indus
try off the Columbia river since the
opening of the season February 15
One boat reached the hanks and fished
for a short period but returned with
out a fish
Two million young allvnrslde salmon
were released Into the north fork of
the Klatskanlne river from the state
fish hatchery. The fish are about
seven Inches long and had been In
the hatchery ponds for approximately