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Devoted to the Interests of E astern C lackam as County
ESTACADA, OREGON, ERIDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1927
DISTRICT C O H N
OF LEGION SCHEDULED
C H ARG ED W IT H ENTERING
E A G L E C R E E K HOMES
GOOD PROGRAM GIVEN
AT THE HIGH SCHOOL
The two boys who escaped from
the state training school at Salem
recently were apprehended and are
facing charges o f entering homes in
the Engle Creek section. One o f the
O P E N M E E T I N G O F L O C A L P O S T boys was returned to the reformatory A N N U A L C H R I S T M A S T R E E A N D
but the other is awaiting the court’s
E N T E R T A I N M E N T BRINGS
action in Oregon City, charged with
C A P A C IT Y HOUSE
NIGHT, J A N U A R Y 2
gle Creek and stealing a rifle and
watch, according to the officers.
The annual community Christmas
Plans are under way now by the
tree and program at the high school
members and officers of the Carl R E B E K A H S A N D O D D F E L L O W S
T O I N S T A L L O F F I C E R S J A N . 14 j auditorium Friday evening, sponsored
Douglass post o f the American Le
by the Community club, brought out
gion for the entertainment o f the
district convention of the organiza
The Rebekah and Odd Fellow lodg | a capacity house and a pleasurable
tion, which is to be held in Estacada es o f Estacada are to hold a joint in j entertainment. The program was
on February 20. It is expected stallation o f new officers on Satur splendidly rendered, being made up of
vocal and instrumental music, read
that at least two hundred members day evening, January 14.
ings, plays, tableaux and exercises by
o f the Legion will be in Estacada on
the little folks. O f course the most
M O V E S ON L E M O N F A R M
important feature of the program for
A meeting o f the local post is be
W. E. Stoofhoff and family of the children was the arrival o f Santa
ing held here at the Odd Fellows’
hall on Monday evening, January 2, Portland last Monday moved onto the Claus, and every child in the large
to which all ex-service men of the former W. B. Lemon farm five miles audience was presented with a sack
community are invited to attend. southeast of town, which they pur o f popcorn and candy.
A large Christmas tree with sea
The post now has a membership of chased early last fall. Mr. Stoothoff
more than forty, and it is desired will rermain on the farm until about sonal decorations lent color to the
that every ex-service man in the the 15th o f the month, when he will festive event.
The program was made up o f num
community at least learn what the again assume his work on the Journal
order is doing for the former sol at Portland, making the trip back bers furnished by the churches, the
diers, and acquaint themselves with and forth each day in his auto when schools and the American Legion and
the purposes and ideals o f the Amer the weather will permit. Mrs. Stoot- was as follows:
Prayer, Rev. C. T. Cook; proces
h off and son Henry will look after
sional, “ Silent Night,” grade pupils;
Carl Douglass post is indeed for the farm work.
tableaux, Methodist church people;
tunate as compared to the average
reading, “ Spelling Things,” Jack
ENCAM PM EN T ELECTS
Legion post in regard to finances
Duus; selection by the high school
This post not only is out o f debt, but
Estacada Encampment No. 91 orchestra.
has a fund o f nearly two thousand
primary grade; duet
dollars on hand to be used as the elected officers for 1928 as follows:
members may see fit. The local dues A. G. Ames, chief patrioch; Earl Day, “ Christmas Carol,” Mesdames Kitch-
senior warden: G. E. Lawrence, high ing and Moore; reading, Mrs. Dent;
have been eliminated entirely.
The local commander has issued a priest: Art Perry, junior warden; J. drill, first, second and third grade
special invitation to every ex-service K. Ely, scribe and Edwin Bates, treas pupils; duet, Misses Rhoda and Kath
leen Beck; orchestra selection; play,
man in this section to attend the urer.
“ Christmas by Injunction,” American
meeting at the Odd Fellows’ hall on
V isit ing nt Joh nso n H om e
Miss Blanche Luce and Miss Mur-
ial Bain o f Portland are visiting a S pend Christmas in Portlan d.
W OM ER FA M ILY HAS
Douglas Johnson and family went
few days with their aunt and uncle,
F A M I L Y R E U N I O N C H R I S T M A S Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Johnson at Camp to Portland to spend the holidays
with his father.
Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Womer enjoyed
Mrs. O ’ Brien 111
the presence o f all their children
Mrs. John O’Brien has been con
with their families for the annual
fined to her home for several days
Christmas dinner. Those present
and is still quite sick.
were Mrs. Roy Woodward o f Oregon
S p end H oliday s W ith Relatives
City, Mrs. Floyd Sperlin o f Corvallis
Mrs. D. Eshleman and Mrs. Ray Wil
Miss Susan Bowman and brothers
cox o f Estacada, and Paul Womer of
Clyde, Victor and Arthur o f Port
Corvallis and Chester Womer of
land spent Christmas with their
Portland. There were 23 present and
A N D brother Newton and uncle on the
they all rejoiced and gave thanks that F O U R
they could again be together and not
MANY OTHER FEATURES
one In the company ill.
P I C K S V I O L E T S ON
CHRISTM AS DAY
Mr*. S. E. W o o i t e r picke d
EAGLE GREEK DHIDGE
OPENED 10 TRAFFIC
f r o m her yard a nice bou qu et
c a n d y t u ft
g r a c e her table on Christina*
T he wea the r was b e a u
tifu l here.
F ew o f the old-
r em em b er
m o re ag ree able Christmas as
fa r as the v/eather was c o n
E S T A C A D A P A C K I N G CO.
NAM ES N E W OF F ICERS
At the annual meeting of the Es
tacada Packing company held on
Tuesday evening at the city hall, o f
ficers were named as follows: Earl
Day, chairman; Paul Holmes, vice
chairman; W. R. Woodword and R.
S. Ludlow, board o f directors, and
J. G. Hayman, secretary.
Visits M oth er in P or tland
Harold Bronson visited his mother
in Portland a few days last week.
Assists in Bank
Harvey Woodward assisted in the
Estacada State bank Tuesday in the
absence of Miss Ruth Day who was
N ei g hbor s to Install
C O N SIDERABLE
H A R D T I M E D A N C E T O BE
G IV E N BY BAND S A TU R D A Y
The Estacada Band will close the
yaer 1927 with another one o f their
popular dances, given at the Esta
cada park pavilion on New Year’s
Eve. This is a “ hard time” dance,
Y E T T O and prizes are offered for the best
BE D O N E ON A P P R O A C H E S
TO NEW STRUCTURE
“ THE B A T ” NOW A T THE
E S T A C A D A PUBLIC L IB R A R Y
Saturday evening, after what has
On account o f discontinuing the
seemed to be an unusually long time
patent inside to this paper in which
for the repairs to the Eagle Creek
I the story o f “ The Bat” was running
bridge to be made, the same was
in serial form, the book has been
opened to traffic.
The bridge is
added to the Estacada public library
far from being completed yet, but
and those who desire to finish the
by driving slow cars are allowed to
story may do so by getting the heok
cross, thus saving the bad hill west
o f town in tarveling the other route there.
to Portland and Oregon City.
The bridge has been widened and Visit in P ort lan d
Mrs. Lena Underwood and son
otherwise repaired making it safe and
capable o f carrying the traffic. It Lester drove to Portland Sunday and
was a dangerous place for the trav visited Mrs. Underwood’s sister.
eler not knowing the bridge.
Business men of Estacada were S p en d in g Holiday s Here
Miss Edna Bates came home from
considerably pu£ out by the under
taking coming just at the season o f Monmouth where she is a student at
the holiday shopping. Protests were the state normal, to spend the hol
sent in to the county commissioners idays.
and information had been received
here that the bridge would be opened Spends C hrist ma s W it h Parents
Mr. and Mrs. Smiley Lovelace and
to traffic a week earlier that it
children Leslie and Shirley spent
really was opened.
Dinty Moore, who conducts an auto Christmas at the home o f Mrs. Love
park and service station just this lace’s parents near Olympia.
side o f the bridge complains that Lovelace returned after a short visit
business with him was very poor dur but the rest o f the family remained
ing the period the bridge was closed for a more extended visit.
The Neighbors o f Woodcraft will
install their officers for the coming
to traffic. He says the information
year on January 5.
operator o f Portland had nothing on
him at all in the matter of giving
Kitchi ng in
Harry Kitching is on the sick list out information, several calls being
now with an attack o f sciatic rheu made daily from Estacada as well as
Portland and other towns asking if
the bridge was open and when would
it be opened. Mr. Moore announces
Christma s at C olu m bia City
now that he is prepared to serve
Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Gossett of
the public as usual.
Camp 1 Vt spent Christmas with
friends at Columbia City, Oregon.
Estacada V isit or
W. H. Ritchey, formerly of Esta
cada but now o f Milwaukie, was an
Estacada visitor Wednesday.
Guests o f R hod es Family.
Dr. and Mrs. W. W. Rhodes had as
guests over Christmas his mother,
brother and sister, Mrs. Fashing, and
Mr. Fashing, all o f Portland.
P ar ty f o r Kitch ings
A very delightful party for the Guests o f A hlb erg *
Guests at the T. Ahlberg home
young people was that given on
Tuesday evening by Mis3 Wilma over the Christmas holidays were Mr.
Kitching and her -biokhei Harold. apd M ra.,ArtiLr A ttlscn and child
The guests amused themselves by ren of Mill City and Mr. and Mrs.
playing different games o f cards^ P. H. Selby and children of Glad
To round out the evening’s enter stone. The ladies are sisters of Mr.
tainment, a most delicious lunch was Ahlberg.
served. The guests included Misses
I N S T A L L E D Edna and Ruby Bates, Miss Lola H ere F rom P ort lan d
Mrs. Ava Bronson o f Portland
Moore, Miss Edith Harkenrider, Miss
AS MATRON OF EASTERN
Marian Gardner, Miss Lillian Dun spent Christmas at the home o f her
can, Harry Osborne, Robert Hayden, parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Lovelace.
Spends Christmas here
Robert Marchbank, Foster Meyers,
Miss Geraldine Cook was home for
Victor Bowman, Harvey Woodworth, Visit C ar te r s Christmas
Mr and Mrs. S. G. Felker o f Port
Christmas but had to return to Can-
There was a joint installation of George Rose and Harold Sarver.
Following closely upon the showing yonville to take up her school duties the newly elected officers o f Mason
land were Christmas visitors at the
o f the new Ford, the Chevrolet com on Tuesday as the school was three ic Lodge No. 146 A. F. & A. M. and
home o f Mr. and Mrs. R. T. Carter.
pany announces a new car, which weeks late in starting last Septem Mountain Chapter No. 108 o f the LOCAL AND PERSONAL Mrs. Felker is Mrs. Carter’s sister.
will be on display shortly after the ber. On account o f infantile paral Order o f the Eastern Star Monday
first o f the new year. The improved ysis no vacation was given.
Rev. C. T. Cook and Miss Geral
evening, December 26.
The "Phantoms” won their first Chevrolet has added a great many
dine Cook were in Portland on Sat
The Masons held their installa
game of basket ball of the season on new features and improvements and LOCAL AND PERSONAL
tion first. Fred Bartholomew, the
Monday night, defeating the strong the new car sells for a little less than
Steve Turrel o f Camp 8 spent |
retiring worshipful master, was the
Enkes team from Portland by the the last models.
installing officer and Ted Ahlberg Christmas in Portland with home
score of 3(5 to 31.
was marshal. The new officers are folks. He was accompanied home by
changes are an improved valve-in nonia, Oregon, where he is working
Ray H. Keith, worshipful master; G. his sister, Miss Elsie Turrel.
Coming as a gift on Christmas day
(36) Estacada head motor; new stronger frame, 4 in a pole camp, and remained with
Mrs. B. O. Sarver has been on the a baby daughter was born to Mr. and
1’. Rose, senior warden; R. R. Cooke,
C. Mills (2)
RF (2) J. Jennings inches longer, 107-inch wheel base; his family until Monday afternoon,
junior warden; G. R. Ellis, treasurer; sick list for several days but at this Mrs. O. V. Coop, who reside in the
R. Hall (6)
LF (6) A. Lovelace new alloy pistons, new instrument when he returned to Vernonia, ac
William Dale, secretary; J. C. More time is improving.
north part o f the city. The little
K. Sax (1)
C (18) R. Lovelace panel; new two-port exhaust; new companied by Mrs. Davis and the
land, senior deacon; Ralph Ahnert,
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Grabeel and lady weighed 8 pounds. She has ?
RG (10) Edmonson ball bearing worm and stearing gear; children to visit with him there dur
junior deacon; H. E. Worden, chap the girls went to Gladstone last Sun grandmother who was also born on
H. Sax (0)
LG (0) H. Osborne larger balloon tires, 30x4.50; new ing the holiday vacation.
lain; W. C. Scrutton, mashal; E. J. day to enjoy the Christmas festivities Christmas day.
Subs— Enkes: W. Miller (4 ), Cal- streamline body; heavy one-piece
Mrs. Veda Stubbs and son Edward
Steinman, senior steward;
Russeil with Mrs. Grabeel’s parents.
Mr. Coop is an ex-service man and
len ( 2 ) ; Estacada: H. Sarvcr, Hay full crown fenders; combination tail o f Gresham were among the guests
Reed, junior steward; G. E. Law
George Kelly and A. Richmond of has a green house business here. He
den, Bullard. Referee, D. Jennings.
the P. E. P. company, Portland, were is now preparing to supply the loea:
shield on closed models; semi-floating Mrs. William Dale, to enjoy the rence, tyler.
Time keeper, H. Bronson.
At the close, W. C. Scrutton very business visitors in Estacada Tuesday demand next spring for early cab
Christmas festivities with the other
The public is asked to watch for rear axle and four-wheel brakes.
bage, tomato and similar plants.
gracefully presented the
Built on a 107-inch wheel base, members o f the family.
the big "basket ball benefit.”
worshipful master, on behalf o f the
Mr. and Mrs. Will Bell o f Sandy
the new Chevrolet is impressively
Miss Thelma Wilcox came home
Mrs. Nellie Marshall of Portland if
lodge, a handsome ring.
Mrs. T. were in Estacada last Sunday*to join
LOCAL AND PERSONAL large, low and racy. It is said that from rOegon City to spend the week Ahlberg acted as organist.
other relatives at the home o f Mrs. j a guest at the home o f her sister,
it has ability to maintain a speed of end with home folks.
60, 55 and 60 miles per hour with
The Masons having completed Bell’s mother, Mrs. J. H. Denning, Mrs. Elizabeth Allen.
Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Boyle and C.
Mr. and Mrs. Guest and son, Salva
A. E. Sparks spent Christmas in out the slightest sense o f forcing or
program, the lodge room was
Mrs. S. J. Sturgeon was suddenly-
T. Ecker o f Portland were guests of
Portland with relatives.
prepared for the O. E. S. The re tion Army people from Oregon City taken ill Monday and is under the
Mrs. Ecker and the W. F. Cary fam
were in Estacada Monday evening to
The Cascade Motor company, local
Mra. W, F. Cary celebrated the
ily over the week end, enjoying a tiring officers were summoned and attend the Mason and Eastern Star doctor’s care this week.
Christmas holidays by having the in Chevrolet dealers, announce that Christmas dinner at the Cary home. gave up their badges.
Miss Gertrude Dillon, who is teach
they gave a drill forming the letters installation ceremonies and the ban ing at Lceburg, Oregon, came home
She Is Improving at this they will have one o f the new cars
on display at an early date.
O. E. S. Following this ceremony, quet which followed at the Estacada to spend the Christmas vacation.
ter left for Stayton, Oregon, Sunday Mrs. Ida Norris, installing officer, hotel.
Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Gohring and
George Lawrence, the grand son oi
Mrs. John Scrutton o f Portland
Mr. and Mrs. A. DeMoy had as morning to spend Christmas with assisted by Mrs. Grace Leihammer,
Mrs. Gohring’s father and mother,
Mrs. Smith’s mother.
spent Christmas with her son, Walter! Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Lawrence, wheat
Mr. and Mrs. John Blauth, drove to
Miss Wilma Kitching, who is em E. S. officers as follows: Mrs. Abbie Scrutton and his wife at this place, home is in Portland, spent Christma
Corvallis last Friday to spend Christ Moy and wife and her mother, Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Carlisle from Oak with them.
ployed in the local telephone office, Armstrong, worthy matron; W. C.
mas with the latter’s nephew, Fred Wenston of Portland and Waldo De-
Miss Thelma Sunderland, who
( Moy also of Portland. Other mera- was sick for a few days last week Scutton, worthy patron; Mrs. Eliza' Grove spent Christmas here at the
Kist and family.
j bers o f the family who made up the and was unable to be on duty.
beth Allen, associate matron; Mrs. home o f Mrs. Carlisle’s parents, Mr taught in the Estacada schools two
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Bruce of Port
years ago, was married on December
j Christmas party were Carl and Miss Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Dent of Gresh Nina B. Ecker, secretary; Mrs. Ruth and Mrs. W. G. Moore.
land and Mr. and Mrs. George Arm
am were in Estacada last Friday eve Keith, treasurer; Mrs. Rhoe Syron, The dining room was beautifully '23, at her home in Portland, to Mr.
strong o f Camp 8 were dinner guests
ning to attend the Christmas enter conductress; Mrs. Elva Ahlberg, as decorated with green and red and a ; Laverne Severance, also o f Portland
of Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Davis on | Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Norris had all tainment at the high school auditor
sociate conductress; Mrs. Grace Lei wreath o f holly adorned the center
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Dillon and child
Earl Wagner was
ren of Portland spent Christmas wit'
' Christmas holiday. They are Arthur ium. Mr. Dent is pastor o f the hammer, Adah; Mrs. Eva Kitching, o f the long tables.
also one o f the guests.
Ruth; Mrs. Gertrude Scrutton, Esth-
' Norris, wife and baby, and Mrs. Jack Christian church at this place.
G. E. Lawrence acted as toastmas the former’s mother and sisters at
Miss Georgie Beck of Boring visit-
Mr. and Mrs. R. T. Carter and jer; Mrs. Sadie DeMoy, Martha; Mrs. ter and between courses there were this place.
Balcomb. husband and baby and Wal
ed Mrs. Clark Radioed at Camp 8
| sons Allen and Jack came from Port- May Culver, Electa; Mrs. Martha El- musical numbers. Miss Ellen Keith
Dinner guests at the L. C. Posson
Mr. and Mrs., Fred I.eihammer j land to spend Christmas at their home jlis, warder; Ray Keith, sentinel; gave a piano solo; T. Ahlberg and j and Jack Hayden home on Christma
Mrs. George Ramsey of Camp 8
e.t Log LaBarre. Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Mrs. Mary Smith, chaplain; Mrs. Fred Leihammer gave a duet with were Miss Vivian Gorham and Eddie
had as a guest for Christmas Mrs. went to Troutdale to spend Christ- ! LaBarre and A. B. Carter and Miss Jennie Krieger, marshal. Miss Edith
Mrs. Ahlberg at the piano and Miss Linn.
mas at the home of Mr. Leihammer’.;
Y'oung o f Portland.
Sager from Portland were their ! DeMoy played the march.
Edith DeMoy gave a piano solo. At
Mrs. Mae Reed left for Seattle n
Jack Norton o f Portland spent
At the conclusion of the installa- the conclusion o f the delightful re j Monday evening to visit her daughtr.
tives in Portland, returning home or guests for a Christmas dinner.
Christmas at the Ely home with Mrs
members and past there were a number o f speech- Mrs. B. C. Deming and her sisters
Mr. and Mrs. Emery Closner and | tion
Norton and the new baby,
A. DeMoy came home on Friday children from Dover spent Christmas friends of the order to the number es from old and new officers and The Deming family were e x p e r * - '
in the Christmas feast.
evening and remained with his family at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Art o f seventy-five, adjourned to the also from several visitors. Rev. C. to visit here but owing to the fa«
Mr. and Mrs. W a lla c e Smith and
accompanied Estacada hotel where a splendid T. Cook invoked the Divine blessing j that the children had the measles
until the following Tuesday. Mr. De ■ Smith. Mrs.
the baby spent Christmas with Stay-
1 three-course banquet was served. proceeding the banquet.
j them home to remain this week.
! their visit had to be postponed.
Moy is employed in Oregon City.
1928 BRINGS ¡EIN
ESTACADA "PHANTOMS" WIN
OPENING BASKETBALL Till
BABY DAUGHTER BOHN ON
CHRISTMAS OAT, 1327