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Devoted to the Interests ot Eastern Clackamas County
ESTACADA, OREGON, FR ID A Y , JA N U A R Y 27, 1928
ODD FE LL O W S, G R A N G E AND
R E B E K A H S TO G IV E DA N CE
COMMUNITY CLUB TO MEET ,
AT MASONIC BLDG. TONIGHT
Harvey Gilgan on February 18, in
monthly meeting to be held in the
Masonic building this Friday eve
ning. County Agent John Inskeep
will be the principal speaker and he
always has something of interest fox-
city and country folks alike.
Everyone is urged to come, and
especially it is desired that the new
members be present. The committee
asks you to come and rub elbows
with your neighbor, stating that it
will do you good and will do your
community no harm.
GRANGE TO SPONLOfi
The program committee of the Es
The'local I. O. O. F. lodge, the Re-
NOW IN FULL SWING
tacada Community club has arranged
lodge and the Garfield Grange
a very interesting program for the
will give a joint benefit .dance for
G R A N G E H A L L A T P A R K PL A C E the Eagle Creek hall. Mr. Gilgan has FINE PROGRAM ENJOYED BY LOT OF MACHINERY UNLOADED
been sick for several months and is
— CREW TO BE ENLARGED
VISITORS AND 50 LOCAL
ON FE B R U A R Y 3, T IM E
unable to work.
FIRST OF THE WEEK
PL A C E FO R M E E TIN G
D ISC U SS BER RY PR O B LEM S
Grangers of Clackamas county are
sponsoring an economic conference
between the business men and farm
ers of the county to be held at the
Abernethy Grange hall in Parkplace
on Friday evening, February 3, to
which the public in general is in
The purpose of this meeting is to
outline a policy of cooperation be
tween the farmers and business men
of the county. According to the
tentative plans a banquet will be
given early in the evening and fol
lowing the banquet an open confer
ence will be held.
Listed on the program is J. C.
Ainsworth, Portland banker, F. E.
Price of the extension department of
the Oregon State College; Matt C.
Glover, master of the Pamona grange
and Linn E. Jones, president of the
Oregon City chamber of commerce.
Each of the 19 granges of Clack
amas county are expected to be rep
resented. A musical program is be
ing arranged by members of the
Abernethy grange and high school
Problems of mutual interest will be
discussed and it is hoped that this
conference will open the way for a
series of similar meetings to be held
in different section of the county for
the purpose of establishing a closer
spirit of co-operation and harmony.
C. S. Long of 0. A. C. will be here
on Monday, January 30 to talk on
berry problems. He has had a great
many years experience and is in a
position to give growers valuable in
formation. All interested in berrj
culture are invited to attend his lec
ture at the Liberty Theatre at 1:30
p. m., Monday.
B usiness V isit to P o rtlan d
Mrs. W. M. W eingart went to Port
land Saturday evening to look after
her home in that city, returning Sun
Mrs. J. C. D uus 111
Mrs. J. C. Duus is still on the sick
list, the News is sorry to report. She
has been confined to her home since
Christmas. At present she is suffer
ing with neuralgia.
H arold B ishop III
Harold Bishop, the polite young lad
who sells the Oregon Journal in Esta
cada, was off his job this week on
account of illness.
C ard P a rty F e b ru a ry 1
Another one of those popular fivi
hundred card parties will be giver
by the United Artisans on Wednes
day evening, February 1. Every
body is invited..
LOCAL PEOPLE ATTEND
William Heitman, who lived in the
Dodge neighborhood, went into the UNION O F M S MEET
bam last Friday afternoon to meas
DODGE MAN K IL L ED BY
H O R SE; W AS 74 Y EA RS OLD
ure a horse for a new harness when
one of the horses kicked him under G O V E R N O R CO M M ENDS BOYS
the other horse and he was so badly
AND G IR L S ’ CLU B W ORK
injured that he died before a doctor
IN T H E CO UNTY
could get there. He was a new set
tler in that vicinity, not having been
there but about a month. He was Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Wooster and
74 years old.
Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Stephens were
Estacada representatives at the
C ard P a rty E njo yed
of the Greater Clackamas
Those who attended the card party meeting
Union of Clubs held in Oregon City
Thursday evening given by the Friday
evening. They report that
Neighbors of Woodcraft, report a the outstanding
features of the meet
very pleasant time. There were nine
were the approval of the report
tables of guests and five hundred ing
the committee on roads that the
was the game played. Mrs. Shackle of
on the east side between
ford and Mrs. Carrie Marshall were Oregon City
Portland is the par
the winners of the ladies high score amount road and
need just now; that the
and Ray Keith and Arnold Lovelace secretary of the
clubs shall wire the
were the successful contestants foi Oregon congressional
gentlemen’s high scores, A most inquire why Clackamas
is the last
substantial lunch was served by the county to get its tax refund
committee, after which dancing was declax-ation by Governor Patterson
enjoyed until the midnight hour. The that boy and girl club work is the
band orchestra contributed excellent most constructive thing being done
music for the occasion.
in Oregon today, and that rural mail
routes can be changed and modified
V isiting Sm ith Fam ily
petition of a majority of those
Mrs. Neva Day, daughter of Mr. upon
and Mrs. A. Smith of the local tele
phone company, with her baby daugh
ter are here from Stayton for a few A tte n d In stitu te at M ilw aukie
Among the teachers from Estacada
who attended the Clackamas county
division of the Oregon state teach
Inv ited to G resham
Gresham Chapter of the Eastern ers’ association at Milwaukie Iasi
Star has invited the chapter at this Saturday were W. E. Buell, Misses
place to visit Gresham on March 6, Florence Anderson, Bessie Anderson
at which time four other chapters and Bessie Hunter.
will be in attendance. Mountain
chapter of Estacada was invited tc C h ristia n E ndeavor M eets
put on the work that evening. Grand There was a meeting of the Chris
officers are expected to be present. tian Endeavor at the Christian churcl
Friday evening to boost for tht
G uests a t L aw rence Hom e
speaker, Rev. Ira Landreth, who is
Mr. and Mrs. Dwain Lawrence of to be in Oregon City January 30.
Portland were guests at the home of
the former's uncle, G. E. Lawrence P eople’s N ight a t M. E. C hurch
The members of the official board
of the M. E. church will entertain at
Im provem ents M ade a t B akery
the first of a series of social activi
The U-Need-A Bakery of Estacada ties on Wednesday evening, February
has added some improvements this 1 at the church. A general good
past week, making their window more time is promised to all.
attractive as well as sanitary.
Carl Douglass Post of the Ameri- Three tractors along with a (lot of
can Legion was host Friday night to other machinery were unloaded here
the state officers of the organiza- Wednesday by the company which is
tion, district officers and to mem- undertaking a large development pro
bers of Gresham, Portland and Ore- ject near the city. A crew of 15
gon City posts at a banquet and a men have been employed for the past
week, and it is stated that it will be
The important feature of the af- considerably increased next week,
fair was the fact that practically ev- The company has paid out over
ery ex-service man in Eastern Clack- $50,000 for the property lying along
amas county was present to welcome the river, the transfer of the titles
the officials and visitors.
having been completed last week.
The ladies of the Auxiliary, Mrs. The work being done now is the
Sylvester Lawrence acting as chair- building of a road along the river
man, served a fine turkey dinner, bank, which will not be paved right
with all that goes with it, which was away, Herman List, who is in charge
fully enjoyed. The roasting was done here, reports. The park dance pa-
by the U-Need-A Bakery and was vilion, he says will probably be re
considered par excellence.
Commander J. C. Moreland of the
local post gave a fitting address of £d. C hapm an H ere
welcome and then turned the meet- Ed Chapman is here assisting his
ing over to the state adjutant, Carl cousin, Mrs. Denning, in getting hex
Moser, who presided. George E residence in shape to rent. It is un-
Love of Eugene, state commander, derstood that she will give up her
who attended the national convention home here and live with her daughter,
in Paris last fall, gave a splendid and Mrs. Will Bell at Sandyridge.
entertaining account of his trip.
Mr. Love said he visited the parts ’Viiitl Oregon City
of France that he had known during w E Linn made a business visit
the struggle, and that in many places to Oregon City Wednesday.
the former battle front remained as
the American soldiers had left it S-hock B aby Im proving
with the exception of the natural The infant daughter of Mr. and
growth of .. weeds, , flowers,
.. Clyde Schock, who has been very
, etc., . that
, had , Mrs.
reconstruction along the
, is reported
, , to . be improving at '
not it progressed - . very
i . . . of . . the
. this time.
He gave a vivid , description
American cemetery in France where
15,000 American soldiers lie, telling "^*r *ri°
UI V Townsend
of the great care that is being taken was Mrs. called
to Toledo, Oregon, this
of this burial ground by the Ameri week on account
can government as well as by the ness of her sister. of the serious ill
The local post was launded by the !
state officials, stress being put on Gue»t« from Bend
the fact that the membership was ^ r- anc* Mrs. Morrow of Bend,
larger here according to the numbei Oregon, were here last Sunday. Mrs.
of ex-service men in the community j Morrow is the daughter of Mr. and
than any part of the district.
Mrs. J. O’Brian and had been in Port-
Entertainers, some of whom a r e ! *an<* visiting her mother in the St.
often heai-d over radio station KEX j ^ 'nc®nt s hospital in that city.
helped to enliven the occasion.
O. E. S. Committee Meets
Mr*. O ’B rian S eriously III
Quite a number of the officers and
Mrs. John O’Brian who is in a members of Mountain Chapter O. E.
Portland hospital, is reported as not S., held a committee meeting at the
much improved. Mr. O’Brian is with home of Mrs. Ruth Keith at Faraday
her most of the time.
V isiting in M ilw aukie
The Davidson family, who have
been occupying rooms over the Esta
cada State Bank for some time, arc
getting ready to move back to North
Dakota where they came from. They
expect to go about February 1.
Sidew alks in Bad C ondition
The Loyal Berean class of the Es
tacada Christian Sunday school held
an attendance contest last month.
The winners were to be entertained
by the losers. On Tuesday evening
the girls gave the boys a party and
refreshments at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Tully. About fifteen were
Postmaster A. N. Johnson had bus
iness in Portland Friday and then
went over to Vancouver, Washing
ton, to visit his sister and family
over the week end.
The sidewalks on Third street,
owned by non-residents, are in a de
plorable state. The boards are loose
and when not stepped on Just at the
right angle, fly up and trip the pe
D rive to E ugene
H. B. Snyder, proprietor of The
People’s Store, and W. E. Linn, pro
prietor of Linn's Inn, drove to Eu
gene Thursday on a business mission.
M rs. Schock M oves
Mrs. Margaret Schock and daugh
ter Miss Elta, moved Thursday from
the property they recently sold, to
Miss Elta’s residence in that vicinity.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank W hitaker
drove to Corvallis last Sunday after
noon to attend the funeral of a cou
sin, which was held Monday.
W. E. Linn was taken suddenly ill
last Thursday and was under a doc
tor’s care for a few days, but has
about recovered at this time.
H. C. Gohring went to Portland
Wednesday afternoon and brought
Mrs. Gohring home from the hospital
Mrs. S cott R etu rns fro m Sandy
where she had been for the past two
V isit in P o rtlan d
Mrs. Sarah E. Scott returned or weeks. She is not well, but expects
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Moore went Sunday from a visit at the home oi to gain fast in her own home.
to Portland Wednesday morning and her daughter at Sandy.
remained until the next day visiting
Oh, How E x tra v a g a n t!
G ob V isits R elatives
Government insurance amounting
W alter Scott, who is in the navy to $2,893,044,640 was being carried
L eave fo r A ntelope
arrived home last week to visit hif by 587,930 World war veterans at
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Wilcox and fam mother and other relatives. He wil’ the close of the fiscal year, June 30,
ily, who have been in this vicinity return to Seattle about the sixth of 1927. Disability compensation was
since before Christmas, left for their February.
being paid to 343,611 veterans.
home at Antelope, Oregon, Tuesda;
Since the first of last year, when
Mrs. Carrie Goforth, who has been the loan privileges became operative
here for severs^ weeks assisting in 689,805 loans amounting to $64,433,-
Miss Lura Berry of Portland is caring for her mother, Mrs. Anna 625 had been made. Uncle Sam
a guest at the home of her aunt Bruner, left for her home at Butte, is generous to the American World
war veterans.—Camas Post.
Mrs. E. E. Hannah, this week.
W ill Move to D akota
Mrs. Mary J. Coonrod has been in
Milwaukie a few days this week look
ing after property there. Mrs. Ben
Dodson has been assisting in the res
taurant while her mother was ab
HONOR ROLL WILL BE STARTED
MONDAY AND CONTINUED
UNTIL THE FINALS
The Eastern Clackamas News’ big
circulation drive is now really get
ting under way. That this cam
paign is proving popular is evidenced
by the fact that the candidates and
their friends are getting active in
every part of Eastern Clackamas
county and the new subscriptions are
Mra. B o tk in's A rm Still P ain fu l
Mrs. A. W. Botkin of the Garfield beginning to roll in.
district was in Estacada Tuesday C am paign O nly S tartin g
morning accompanied by Mr. Botkin. Many of the candidates are be
She is still suffering with her right coming active now, but hte different
arm which was injured by a fall in communities still offer big induce
the Oregon hotel in Portland just be ments to those who will become ac
fore Chi-istmas. While no bones tive. The public is now lining up
were broken, the ligaments were so behind their favorites, and each can
sprained that the injured arm has didate in the different localities
pained her since that time almost should get busy and let the people
know they are in the race and that
they want their votes.
School Bus Stalled
This is a short campaign. If you
The school bus Tuesday morning start now no one can have much ad
was stalled near the Dillon home and vantage over you. There is plenty
the boys and girls were obliged to of time to line up your friends and
walk into town. Just a lack of gat get in on the heavy votes.
was the cause of the mishap.
In te re st in C am paign
Interest in the campaign is grow
S pent W eek E nd H ere
ing each day all over Eastern Clack
Mr. and Mrs. M. G. Fifer of Port amas county. Now is the time to
land spent the week end in Estacada start to cash in on this interest by
securing votes for yourself that wil’
eventually win you a new Chevrolet
or Fox-d auto, radio, or cash prize.
There are over seven full weeks
of the campaign left yet, and as in
terest increases, so will the possible
number of votes you can gather for
J. H. DENNING, PIONEER
ANSWERS- LASI CALL
HAD LIVED IN OREGON ALL HIS
LIFE; FUNERAL SERVICES
J. H. Denning, 63, passed away al
his home here Monday morning, Jon
uary 23, following a lingering illness
Funeral services were held in the
Christian church Wednesday morn
ing at 10 o’clock. There was a largx
attendance of sorrowing friends uni
Rev. C. E. Cook, pastor of the lo
cal Methodist church, spoke comfort
ing words to the bereave • relatives
and Mrs. Julius Kreager, Miss Anno
Dillon and Ralph Baker sang th-
beautiful songs selected. Commit
ment followed at the I. O. O. F
cemetery where the local order ot
Odd Fellows had charge.
Jam es H. Denning was born in
Looking Glass, Oregon, April 22
1864 and was almost 64 years old.
He resided at Wasco, Oregon, for 21
years, being salesman in the genera'
merchandise store of J. Crosfield.
With the exception of a short time
spent in Alaska, he resided in Oregon
all his life.
Six years ago he came to Eitacadn
and on April 19, 1924, was married
to Mrs. Viola Douglass and remained
here until his death.
He was a member of Estacada
lodge No. 175, I. O. O. F., and Cen-
tenial Rebekah lodge; also was
charter member of Estacada Encamp
ment, No. 91.
He is survived by the widow, Mrs.
Viola Denning, two brothers and
three sisters— L. F. Denning of
Marshfield, W. S. Denning of Port
age, Washington, Mrs. Tim,Ollivant
of Roseburg, Mrs. M. E. Williams of
Gresham and Mrs. U. S. Morgan of
Mr. Denning was a man of many
admirable qualities; always cheerful
and accommodating and had a host
of friends who will long remember
H onor Roll S ta rts
Beginning Monday, January 30.
and continuing until the end of the
second period, the candidate turning
in the most cash each day will be
placed on the Honor Roll for that
day, wh..n will eJtltlo said candid-
date to 10.000 extra votes. The list
of contestants winning these extra
votes will be published each week,
starting with next week.
The approximate standing of the
candidates will be published weekly
starting with the next issue of the
News. This week we are able to
publish the list of nominations only
as we have been unable to check
up on the standing at this date.
Those who have ben nominated
a rc :
Harry La B ane, Estacada 10,000
Mrs. R. B. Gibson,
Upper Eugle Creek
Mrs. Wiley Howell, Spring
Mrs. Betty 1. Weatherby
Mrs. Helen Dahiens, Sandy 10,000
Earl Closnei-, Springwater
Mrs. F. C. Bartholomew
Miss Irene Kaake, Estacada 10,000
Miss Pamelia Kenny
George Willing, George
Miss Irene Davis, Estacada 10,000
.Mrs. Hilda M. Brown, Viola 10,000
Cecil Wright, Currinsville
Mrs. Jacob Moss, Estacada 10,000
G range G iving Play
“The Silly Little Goose,” a three-
act play, is being given at the Eagle
Creek grange hall Friday evening,
Junuary 27, by the Logan Grange
GEORGE, Jan. 26.— (Special).—
A party was given at the home of
P aren t-T each er» ’ A»»ociation M eets
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Lins in their honor
The Estacada P.-T. A. held a meet
on Thursday evening. Most every
ing at the grade school building or
body in the neighborhood was pres
Tuesday afternoon, Mrs. R. R. Cooke,
president, presiding. A good program
The George teacher, Miss Anna
was given after the business session
Kokel, visited her honxefolks in Mo-
lalla over Saturday and Sunday.
Mr. Leon of Currinsville has been
W. F. Cary accompanied George
buying cows in the neighborhood the O. E. Smith, who has employment Kelly of Portland to Gleneden last
in Portland, came home Saturday t Saturday, returning the first of the
Mr. and Mre. William Held made spend the week end with his family. week.
a business trip to Gresham Tuesday.
Mr. Tucker is cutting wood and
NEWS ADS BRING RESULTS
having it hauled to Portland.
Mr. and Mrs. Chris Johnson and
Estacada, Oregon, January 25, 1928
family went to Portland Sunday to Eastern Clackamas News,
visit Mrs. Warwick who recently had
an operation. They were accompan Gentlemen:
ied by Mrs. Ruhl who visited her
We are more than pleased with the results obtained
Mrs. Rickey and baby are expected from the advertisements we ran in your paper in regard
to our smoked meat sale. We sold over one hundred and
home this week.
Henry Joyner is now employed in twenty-five hams from the ad, to say nothing of the other
building a new rabbit hutch.
meats sold. I did not know that an ad in the newspapei
Robert Larsen worked Monday for could bring such results.
Very truly yours,
Victor Johnson has been absent
from school for two days.
H. C. Gohring, Proprietor.