ÍEasímt (Elarkamas Nruts Devoted to the Interests ot Eastern Clackamas County ESTACADA, OREGON, FR ID A Y , JA N U A R Y 27, 1928 VOLUME XXII NUMBER 17 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. POST ENTERTAINS IR K GRANGE TO SPONLOfi The program committee of the Es The'local I. O. O. F. lodge, the Re- STATE OFFICIALS DEVELOPMENT PROJECT NOW IN FULL SWING E bekah tacada Community club has arranged lodge and the Garfield Grange E 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 EX-SERVICE MEN 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 vited. 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 students. 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 day evening. 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 the 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 highway 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 delegation and gentlemen’s high scores, A most inquire why Clackamas is the last substantial lunch was served by the county to get its tax refund money; 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 being served. 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 days’ visit. 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 last Sunday. 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 short entertainment. 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. modeled. 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 .. front , etc., . that , had , Mrs. reconstruction along the , is reported , , to . be improving at ' , sick, not it progressed - . very far. ... .. 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 * * Lester of Faxaday 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 French people. 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. j ------------------------ —--------------------- 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 Monday morning. 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 present. 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 destrian. 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! with relatives. 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 morning. 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. Montana Saturday. Mrs. E. E. Hannah, this week. é 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 sent. 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 constantly'. 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 with relatives. 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 yourself. J. H. DENNING, PIONEER ANSWERS- LASI CALL HAD LIVED IN OREGON ALL HIS LIFE; FUNERAL SERVICES HELD WEDNESDAY 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 relatives. 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 Estacada. Mr. Denning was a man of many admirable qualities; always cheerful and accommodating and had a host of friends who will long remember him. 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 : Name Voter Harry La B ane, Estacada 10,000 Mrs. R. B. Gibson, Upper Eugle Creek 10,000 Mrs. Wiley Howell, Spring water 10,000 Mrs. Betty 1. Weatherby Garfield 10,000 Mrs. Helen Dahiens, Sandy 10,000 Earl Closnei-, Springwater 10,000 Mrs. F. C. Bartholomew Estacada 10,000 Miss Irene Kaake, Estacada 10,000 Miss Pamelia Kenny Eagle Creek 10,000 George Willing, George 10,000 Jim Guttridge 10,000 Miss Irene Davis, Estacada 10,000 .Mrs. Hilda M. Brown, Viola 10,000 Cecil Wright, Currinsville 10,000 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 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, ent. 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 last week. 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 mother. 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, Julius Paulsen. ESTACADA MEAT CO., Victor Johnson has been absent from school for two days. H. C. Gohring, Proprietor.