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E S T A C A D A , OREGON, F R ID A Y , J A N U A R Y 11, 1928
VO LU M E X X III
LEGION CONFERENCE 10
BE HELO IN ESTACADA
S T A T E CO M M ANDER FISH ER TO
ADDRESS MASS M E E T IN G
MRS. F A S E L ELE CTE D AS
G AR D E N C LU B PR E S ID E N T
Brother o f Mrs. Ethel Roberts Dead
S. E. New, brother o f Mrs. Ethel
Roberts, Dover, was buried at Sandy
cemetery Wednesday. Funeral rites
were held ut the Gates Funeral Home
New, 68, came
here a few months ago with Mrs.
Roberts from Kentucky. He was an
invalid fo r the last three years.
Eight half brothers and two half
The posts to be represented at this sisters survive.
conference include Gresham, St. Hel
ens, Rainier, Vernoma. Oregon City,
W inter Sport»
Portland and Estacada.
An a fte r
W inter sports at Hood drew a
noon session will be held at 3 o ’clock crowd o f over 3600 people, Sunday.
which will be strictly fo r business The snow was wonderful, the ski
pertaining to the organization.
jumping thrilling. Toboganning, ski
A banquet will be given fo r the ing mountain climbing, snow shoeing,
visitors at 7 o’clock and at 8 a pub hiking, snowballing, made everyone
lic meeting will be held. The district happy. The resorts fed many folks,
and 3tate officers will attend and the Ad Club center was busy, and
will give short talks, the principal Swim was overrun with crowds. A
adoress to be given by Ben Fisher day at a 4000-foot altitude is worth
while fo r young and old.
J. C. Moreland, district committee
man, is in charge o f the arrange
ments tor the conference, and he says
that a large attendance is expected
from the Portland and other posts of
the district. Comandmer o f the Es
tacada post, L. E. Townsend, when
he learned that the conference was
to be held in this part o f the state,
immediately invited the organisation
to come to Estacada, and the invita
tion was promptly accepted. It was
at first planned to hold this meet
ing with the Oregon City post.
The new mayor o f Estacada, L. A.
Chapman, will probably be asked to
give the address o f welcome when
the state officials come to Estacada.
A special e ffo rt will be made to get
every ex-service man in Eastern
Clackamas county sufficiently inter
ested to attend.
Returns to Portland
Mrs. James Norris returned
Portland Monday where she is tak
ing medical treatments.
home Saturday fo r a short visit.
LO G G ING C O M P A N Y GOES
IN T O B A N K R U P T C Y
D O VER, Jan. 10.— (S p ecial).—
also known as the Rose mill, has
gone into bankruptcy.
was taken Dec. 21. The assets arc
listed at $8,234 and the liabilities
at $7,016. A meeting o f the credi
tors has been called at 3 :30 Tuesday
afternoon, January 15 in the office
o f the referee in bankruptcy in
Mr. Rose and his company began
to have considerable financial d iffi
culty a number o f months ago. The
logging was difficu lt and the power
When larger ma
chinery was installed there
many shtutdowns because o f break
Early last fall Mr. Rose wan
injured in the woods and is still in a
His sons continued the work but
under continued adversities, one o f
breaking down o f the mill engine.
When a new engine was installed it
also broke. This was repaired and
then it was found that the old boiler
could not be used with the new en
gine. This was rebuilt and by this
time the company's output was not
great enough to meet the many ob
ligations. The labor claims are ap
The Slough Logging company took
over the mill in the early part o f
1926 after Early & Richardson were
unsuccessful in running it. Mr. Rose
since that time bought and cut out
several tracts o f timber adjacent to
When the work stopped,
the loggers were working the timber
purchased from Ed Hart. The mill
was built in 1923-24 by the Pagh
brothers who still have an interest
SAND Y G IR L W IN S
SC H O LA S TIC HONORS
Install» Dual Unit
The Cascade Chevrolet company
installed a Dual Duty semi-trailer
unit on a truck fo r the Frank Chev
rolet company o f Portland, Tuesday
o f this week.
B U LL RUN CLUB MEETS
Mrs. Oren Ganger and Mrs. Ralph
Ganger entertained the Bull Run
club together at the form er’s home,
The business session was
conducted by Mrs. Dell Jadwin, as
the president, Mrs. Klinger being ill.
The refreshments were especially
Present were 17 ladies and
BRUNS-M cINTYRE CO.
INSTALL NEW M ILL
The Brun-Mclntyre Lumber Co.,
have ordered new machinery fo r the
installat ion o f a shingle mill at their
mill at Sandy. The plant will be a
ode issue, however, but will operate
Considerable cedar is
available fo r the plant.
The mill is located a short distance
cast o f Sandy, just o f f the Loop high
A new plank road has been
laid from the highway to the mill,
making it convenient to reach.
The mill is said to be one o f the
best equipped in the county, includ
ing among other equipment an elec
tric high speed planer.
kiln has recently been built, with
Both Mr. Bruns and Mr. M cIntyre
are old residents o f the Sandy coun
try and are well known. They are
experienced mill men, and carry a
large stock o f lumber.
Bruns-Mclntyre now employ about
thirty-five men in the woods and
mill, which force will be augmented
soon as the new shingle mill is ready
Sandy Hoop Game on Friday Night
A double header is on Friday night
at Sandy gymnasium. Gresham will
play a return with Sandy’s first team,
and Oregon City freshies will scrap
with Sandy freshies fo r the honors.
Sandy fans are requested to be on
hand— a thrilling time is expected.
Visits Mrs. Moss
Mr. and Mrs. Jack
O ’Brien o f
Vancouver, Wash., were Sunday
guests o f Mr. O ’Brien’s sister, Mrs.
Here From Tacoma
Mrs. M. Langley and son Jack o f
Tacoma spent a short time in Esta
cada N ew Y ear’s day visiting her
sister, Mrs. Jacob Moss.
S A N D Y M AN K IL L E D BY
F A L L IN G T IM B E R A T A L S E A
W. E. M cWillis o f Estacada was
informed by telephone Wednesday
evening that his nephew, Homer A. J.
Oilar,, who had been visiting his un
cle, S. R. McWillis o f Alsea, was
killed while helping his uncle fall
timber. The young man's home was
Guests of A. E. Sparks
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Micheltree o f
Portland were guests o f A. E. Sparks
in Estacada Sunday.
PLANS FOR BUILDING
Helen Jarl, who will gruduate from
O. S. C. at twenty, has enrolled in
several differen t schools, and she is
one o f the 57 out o f 1309 sopho
mores to receive a certificate o f merit LE G IO N 1NSTUCTS O FFICE R S TO
awarded by Phi Kappa Phi, national
T A K E O P T IO N ON LO TS
honor fraternity, for high standing.
IN L A K E D IS T R IC T
Ruth Baumback, o f Sandy, will
also gruduate at twenty in the same
class as Helen, which shows excellent
Plans fo r a Legion building in Es
L. A. Chapman became mayor o f
tacada were given further consid
Estacada Tuesday evening at the
eration by the Carl Douglas post of
regular monthly meeting o f the city
Hostesses Entertain Jointly
the American Legion at the meeting
J. C. Kiggins and A. H.
Mrs. Jack Scales and Mrs. A. W. held Monday night o f this week. The
Perry were also sworn in as new
members o f the city board. J. S. Bell entertained the Sandy Women’s officers o f the post were instructed
Osborne, re-alected as councilman, club Thursday at the Scales home, to secure an option on five lots at
also took oath o f o ffic e T. H. Ahl- serving very delicious refreshments the entrance o f the park, on which
to those present, which included Mrs. site the proposed building is to be
berg became city recorder.
Harvey Schneider, Mrs. Raymond erected, if the present ideas o f f i
succeeds H. C.
Stephens, who has served as mayor Smith, Mrs. Harry Morton, Mrs. Ha nancing meet with approval.
The dance committee o f the post
o f Estacada for the last eight years. zel Murray, Mrs. Lundy, Mrs. Shel
Ahlberg succeeds Wm. Dale as re ley, Mrs. W. Bosholm, Mrs. Justice reported that an orchestra had been
Mildred Gray, Mrs. employed for dances at Eagle Creek
corder, the latter having served fo r
Clarence Brown, Zaidie Krebs, Mrs. and that dances would be held in the
several years in this capacity.
Retiring councilmen are U. S. M or J. M. C. M iller, Mrs. Scales and Mrs. future every other Saturday night,
alternating with the dances at Car
gan, and J. F. Lovelace. The board Bell.
Most o f the finances o f the
is now composed o f Osborne, Perry,
Gets New Ford
post have been received from the
Kiggins, G. P. Rose and J. C. Duus.
Anton Habelt o f Dodge has pur dances and while interest has been
Mrs. N. B. Ecker, who has served
as city treasurer fo r several years, chased a new Model A roadster from slack during the last fe w weeks, re
the Bob Cooke Motor company, newed e ffo rt on the part o f the com
was sworn in fo r another term.
mittee is expected to bring back the
Standing committees to serve fo r which was delivered Wednesday.
dances to their form er basis.
the year 1929 were appointed by the
The Christmas Cheer committee
mayor us follows;
S A N D Y SCHOOL NOTES
reported supplying a large number
Streets— Duss, Osborne and Perry.
Marie Baumback was on the junior
o f families with toys fo r the children
Fire, water and lights— Osborne,
volley ball team at O. S. C., which as well as clothing and food.
Kiggins and Rose.
was the champion team o f the school
The chairman o f the Boy Scout
Finance— Perry, Osborne, Duus.
last semester. Marie and Ruth were
committee reported plans fo r increas
taken back to school a fter the holi
ing the activities o f the scouts in
day vacation by Mr. and Mrs. H er
The post is spon
Health and police— Rose,
bert Baumback, who are here visit soring the troop this year, the scout
ing the Baumbacks from the East.
committee being composed o f Syl
The board discussed the water
The moving picture show at the
vester Lawrence, Grover Kiggins and
problem, and also fire protection. Sandy grade school Saturday night
G. E. Parks.
The city has a Ford truck, donated was very well attended.
L. E. Townsend, post commander,
by H. C. Gohring, which is to be
Miss Edith Shell was ill the first being ill, Lloyd Ewalt, vice command
fitted up with chemicals, hose, etc., o f the week and Mrs. Ray Murray
er, presided. The post pledged co
fo r use by the fire department.
taught Miss Shell’s high school operation with the citizens o f the
Bills ordered paid from the general classes.
community in reviving the Commun
fund w ere: P. E. P. company, lights
ity club, and fifteen or more mem
fo r city hall, $1; Geo. L. Rose, labor,
bers present pledged themselves to
$1.25; Jas. Noiris, salary as mar
attend the meeting o f the club to
shal, $46.15; Wm. Dale, salary, $5;
be held Friday evening.
H. C. Stephens, premium on bonds.
The Auxiliary held their monthly
$20; State Industrial Insurance com
business meeting at the same time
The jury list fo r Estacada justice
and served a lunch at the close of
Bills paid from the water fund o f the peace district is announced by the session.
were Jas. Norris, salary, $53.55; Wm. Justice S. E. Wooster fo r the year
•Dale, salary, $10; A. G. Ames, labor 1929, as follows:
A. S. Hassell, A. G. Ames, Fred
on fire hydrant, $3.75. From fund
C. E. Sparks reports the sale of
o f improvement district No. 2, Mrs. Bartholomew, R. R. Cooke, H. B.
radio sets during the past few days
Nina B. Ecker, interest on bonds, Snyder, W illiam Gilgan, G. H. Ellis,
H. C. Gohring, J. G. Hayman, Jack to A rt Perry and D. Follett.
Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Hayman drove
Stultz, John Barr, A rt Perry, L. P.
Receipts for monlk o f December
Portland Tuesday and report that
were: W ater, $251.05; special road, Conner.
it was a pretty cold drive.
$15.93; total, $266.98.
Mrs. D. Furnish, mother o f Mrs.
Barre, R. F. Lovelace, George W al
ters, R. G. Marchbank,
Phil Mar- Charlie Sparks, was a visitor at the
WM. D A LE IL L W IT H FLU
quam, Robert Miller, Clyde Schock, Sparks home Sunday.
Wm. Dale was taken with an at
Mrs. J. G. Hayman will leave next
Wm. Perry, W. M. Wade, A. C. Cogs
tack o f flu more than a week ago
Monday fo r Bend to visit her mother.
and has been confined to his home
A. H. Miller, A lb ert Kitching, Les Her children, Miss Ethel and Richard
most o f the time since. Mrs. Dale
ter Townsend, H. D. Trapp, H. C. Hayman, gave her the ticket to go
also suffered an attack o f the dis
Stephens, G. P. Rose, G. E. Law to Bend fo r a Christmas present.
ease and was very sick fo r a time,
Rev. C. T. Cook went to Oregon
rence, Chas. Duncan, Matt Lonsberry,
being threatened with
Wednesday to attend a meeting
A lva Smith, Chris Johnson, Geo De
Both are improving now.
o f ministers,
Shields, J. J. Marchbank.
Russell Reed, Charles Sparks, E. A. trict.
Duus, A. E. Yocum, A. J. Krigbaum,
Homer Oiler Killed
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Louderback J. H. Tracy, Earl Day, W. R. Wood-
This community was saddened
are having their plans fo r a lovely worth, C. A. Looney, Ben Bullard,
Monday by the news o f the sudden
home materialized at Orient, where and Fred Bates.
death o f Homer Oiler, who graduated
the old lumber yard was located.
from Sandy Union high last June.
The basement is under way, and the
Sandy High Band Plays
modern structure will be built o f ve
Principal G. D. O rr took the Sandy Homer was working fo r a man at
neered brick. The Louderbacks were U. H. S. band to Cottrell to furnish Alsea and was killed by a falling tree.
recent Sandy residents.
the program fo r the P-T meeting, He was a good student and well liked
which proved a treat to the large here. His mother, Mrs. W. H. Mer-
Sandy Embroidery Club Meets
crowd. This active P-T circle will singer, and step-father, are heart
broken over his death. The funeral
Meetings o f the Sandy Embroidery put on another moving picture Janu
will be held at Hood River. Mr. and
club were resumed Monday night at ary 18, “ Silver Goes Through,” one
Mrs. Mersinger and Jessie le ft Mon
the home o f Mrs. H. Schneider, who o f Fred Thompson’s popular films.
day fo r Alsea.
‘broke the rule’ and served delicious
K R IE C E R IM PR O VE D
cake and coffee. Present were: Mrs.
Brother of Mrs. Roberts Dead
DOVER, Jan. 10.— (Special).—
Clarence Brown, Mrs. H. Perret and
D O VER, Jan. 10.— '(S p e c ia l).—
John J. Krieger, who was severely
Amanda, Mrs. Annie Glockner and
injured when his horse kicked him Ed. New, a brother o f Mrs. W. P.
Winnifred, Mrs. Sylverster Hall, Miss
recently, is getting along nicely. He Roberts, died New Year's morning.
Kammerer, Mrs. L. B. Green, Mrs.
has been up and around almost since The funeral services were held ut
Schneider, Mrs. Lundy and Mrs. Dit-
accident. He was kicked in the Gresham and the burial at Sandy on
chest and slumped back unconscious. January 3. The elder man hail been
The frightened horse continued to an invalid for a long time. His home
Woodcraft Circle Elects
kick and lacerated his legs somewhat. was in Kentucky.
The W oodcraft circle o f Estacada
Mrs. Krieger, who was in the barn went there several months ago to
has elected officers fo r the coming
Last September she
at the time, could not get him out care for him.
year and their installation will take
and her son
alone. She summoned the F’ ilipinos
place Thursday evening, January 17,
who are clearing land there and they John Roberts o f Sandy drove back to
in the Masonic hall with members
Kentucky and brought them here.
carried him into the house.
Since that time Mrs. Roberts nursed
her brother at her home here.
MISS W A S H IL L
School Starts Contest
Miss Eva Wash o f Portland was
Garfield Dorcas Society Meeting
The Estacada M. E. Sunday school recently operated on fo r goitre and
The Garfield Dorcas society will
has started a contest in order to is at present confined to her home.
raise funds fo r the school, which Her mother had a nervous break meet at the home o f Mrs. J. B. Rob-
promises to be highly entertaining. down and is ill at her home with a
Everyone is supposed to get out and private nurse fo r both o f them. The
Sewing Club Meeting
earn money for the -school, and at a Wash’s resided in Estacada some 14
The American Legion Auxiliary
certain time in February each one years ago and Miss Eva taught the
They are charter sewing club will meet at the home
is to report how they earned the primary grade.
money. They expect to have a good members o f O. E. S. in Estacada and o f Mrs. W. J. Moore Friday a fte r
have many friends in the community. noon, January 11, at 2 o’clock.
time throughout the contest.
Mrs. Harry Kitching was hostess
to the Estacada Garden club at her
home Monday ufternoon. The princi
pal part o f the program was election
o f officers fo r 1929.
Mrs. A. H. J. C. KIGG1NS, A. H. P E R R Y N E W
Fasel was chosen president; Mrs. W.
MEMBERS OF C O U N C IL—
J. Moore, vice president and Mrs. H.
AH LB E RG , RECORDER
Gohring, secretary and treasurer.
A conference o f all the executive
officers o f the posts o f the American
Legion in the eastern part o f the
first district will be held in Estacada
Friday, January 25, it was announced
Ben Fisher, commander
o f the Legion, department o f Oregon,
will be present, and will address the
Legionnaires in the evening.
Wallace Smith, C. Rex Parks and
J. C. Moreland were appointed as a
committee to arrange fo r the ban
A similar conference was held in
Estacada in February o f last year
when the Carl Douglass post gave
a real banquet for the visitors, and
something on the same order will
probably be planned fo r this meeting.
L A. CHAPMAN NEW
MAYOR OF ESTADAOA
NUM BER 15
JURY LIST DRAWN
FOR JUSTICE COURT
B AN K S SHOW G A IN OVER
SAM E D A TE L A S T Y E A R
Estacada State and Clackamas
County Banks show a considerable
gain in deposits in the statements
made on December
Hunk is about $10,000 above the
showing one year ago, hut slightly,
under the amount o f deposits three
Clackamas County Bank at Sandy
is approximately $50,000 over the
balance o f one year ago, and ap
proximately $12,000 above the state
ment made three months ago.
Noted Violinist Visits
The noted Violinist, Albert Creitz,
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Creitz, and the
Eschebeck fam ily were guests at a
big porterhouse steak dinner at the
home o f Mr. and Mrs. Kathke o f
Kelso Sunday. Mr. Creitz played for
the party. Mr. Creitz is a brother-in-
law to Rose, daughter o f Mr. and
Sandy Hi Wrestlers
And now comes Coach Palmer to
stage the first game in the history
o f the school at Benson, which
boasts o f winning teams. Palmer had
the eliminating contest at the ‘gym ,’
Friday night, the audience being de
lighted with the sport. Meeting Ben
son will be: Luther Ware, weight
118; Jim Watkins, 126; John Carlson
or Horton Bacon, both 135; Alvin
Converse, 147; Clarence G riffin, M el
vin Vandermost, heavyweights, 175.
Three weights are not yet filled, but
material may be found before F ri
W ew eri Entertain
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wewer, Sandy,
had a lovely dinner N ew Year’s day
for the follow ing guests, 25 in all be
ing present: Rev. and Mrs. F. T
Schoen and family, Mr. and Mrs. W.
R. Locke and children, Mr. and Mrs.
Harold Kunniholm and baby, the Her
man Millers, and the Wew>*r families.
COM M UNITY CLUB TO
M EET FRIDAY EVENING
A. G. Ames, president o f the Com
munity club, has called a meeting
fo r this Friday evening, to be held
in the Masonic hall.
tion and the election o f officers is
planned at this time.
An e ffo r t will be made to assist
in the organization o f a movement
to secure funds fo r grading the mar
ket road from Estacada to Colton,
known as the Foothills highway.
A musical program is being ar
ranged by the high school orchestra,
members o f the faculty and student
body and other participating. E very
one is invited.
F R IE LS
E N T E R T A IN
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Friel o f Cherry-
ville had a lovely New Y ear’s dinner
at their home; turkey, chicken and
all the “ fixins” being included. Mr.
Friel had the flu, but was su ffici
ently recovered to enjoy the dinner.
Those present included Mr. and Mrs.
T. E. Kirby, Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Mur
ray, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Sinclair, Mr.
and Mrs. O. G. M cIntyre and Leon
ard and the Friels.
Grangers Favor $3 Auto Tax
Grangers o f the county attending
Pomona grange at Oswego Wednes
day passed a resolution asking for
a $3 to $5 automobile license fee
and a larger tax on gasoline. Copies
o f the resolution will be given to
every grange in the county for ac
First “ Talkie»” at Liberty
Estacada had its first “ talking”
picture Tuesday night at the Liberty
Theatre. This was a special feature
for the one night only, and was well
attended and apparently approved by
LOSES TH R E E CHECKS
S. A. Gorrel went to his mail box
Wednesday and found three checks.
He placed them in his pocket, but
when he thought o f them again they
He found one but the
other two he could not find and not
ified the bank to stop payment. They
were for amounts o f less than one
READ TH E C LA S S IF IE D S
FOR S A L E — Team o f mules, weight
2,000, and harness, fo r $50. For
address see Classified column.