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Devoted to the Interests of Eastern Clackamas County
ESTACADA, OREGON, FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 1928
VOLUME X X I I ________________
New G arag e Service
EXPLOSION AI BORING
i ' KILLS MOTHER, SON
[T in y
The uniillest baby born at the
The Eagle Creek Tiading company
| Oregon City hospital was the infant
has leased from A. D. Burnett the
j o f Mi. and Mrs. Fred Hoygaaid of
garage property adjoining their store
Estacada, weighing thtee pound:
in Eagle Creek and will open up a
'and 12 ounces, and who has been it
first class garage service within a
the incubator at the local institu-
few days. They will also have add
ed parking space for autos in the lot FATHER AND TWO DAUGHTERS ! tion since the birth o f the child. Th«
BUILDING BEING ERECTED 40
mother and her babe left for theii
udjoining for the convenience of
home Saturday, the father having
IN CRITICAL CONDITION
BY 100 FEET FOR OFFICE
arranged a compartment, similar to
L. P. Connor, manager o f the
— LAMP BLAMED
: an incubator, at the Estacada home
company was in Estacada on business
— Oregon City Enterprise.
Thursday. His announcement in the
advertising columns of this week’s
Mrs. Jones and her 14-year old son A t t e n d Old er G ir ls’ C onv en ti on
Work started Tuesday on the con edition o f the News will be o f in
are dead and Robert E. Jones and
Misses Lavena Grabeel, Jane*. Gib
struction o f the necessary buildings terest to the public generally.
two daughters are seriously injured gan left Thursday morning for A l
for the new lumber yard in Estacada
as the result of an explosion in the bany to attend the Older Girls' con
which is being put in by the Jackson Dinner Guest« at Stephens
Five families numbering fifteen Jones home at Boring about 7 o'clock j.vention which is to be held in that
Reports reach city Friday and Saturday. The tw<
A building is now being erected people were guests o f Mr. and Mrs. Thursday morning.
which will be used as an office in H. C. Stephens for dinner Sunday. ing here early in the day were to the first named young ladies go ns del-
the front and storage in the roar for They were friends o f Mr. and Mrs effect that the explosion was from I egates from Estacada.
cement, paints, doors, sash, etc., and Stephens from Portland and Oregon a gasoline lamp, but those visiting be met at Gladstone by a lady chap
; the scene think such a wreck would eron.
will be completed within a few days, City.
not have been possible from a lamp
by which time the manager states
The story received here indicates
that the company will be able to
that the mother was getting break
take care o f local orders for lumber
fast in the kitchen and the father
and building materials.
was at the dining room table when the
men are being employed in order to
explosion occurred. Harold Jones
complete the work as soon as possi
- 15, was outside the house and was
ble. The building which will be un
' killed almost instantly. Mrs. Jones
def cover, when completed, will be
The twenty-second annua! Rebekah
40 by 100 feet.
Estacada Boy Scouts will compete ' died en route to the hospital.
Two daughters in bed upstairs district convention is to be held at
A. H. Fasel is in charge o f con in the building o f bird houses during
Gladstone on Monday, March 19.
struction, and will be the manager the next three weeks, a contest hav were injured from the shock.
of the yard when ready for business ing been augurated at the regular I There was a large hole in the i Seven lodges comprise this district,
He moved here with his family and weekly scout meeting held Wednes ground caused by the explosion and which includes Estacada, Clackamas,
has leased the Jim Linn residence. day evening, which was attended by the house was badly damaged, which Milwaukie, Gladstone, Oregon City
They came here from The Dalles, 26 scouts or would be scouts, ac it is said could not have been done Molalla and Monitor.
f Mrs. Grace M. Eby of the Glad
•where Mr. Fasel was in charge of cording to Scoutmaster A. H. Drews. by the explosion o f a lamp.
stone lodge is chairman and ¡VIrs.
a large lumber yard.
At the end o f the contest the ef
A complete stock of lumber and forts of the boys in building house: ¡LOCAL AND PERSONAL Minnie Currin o f Estacada is sec
retary. Mrs. Della Ewalt of Esta
building material will be carred, Mr. for the birds will be put on display
Max and Curtis Sagner o f Port- cada is also an officer. Mrs. W. F
and judged by a committee to decide
the winners. Mr. Drews hopes that I land visited their mother, Mrs. A Cary is on the program to give the
Estacada Wednesday response to the address of welcome.
COUNCIL HAS ONLY
some o f the business houses will offer Sagner o f
The regular monthly meeting of
the town council was held in the city
hall Tuesday night, with Mayor H.
C. Stephens in the chair. Council-
men present were Duus, Rose, Mor
gan and Lovelace and Recorder Wm.
No business o f importance
was transacted except the payment
o f bills and some instructions for the
distribution o f some of the different
funds belonging to the city by the
Some time Sunday night the foun
tain on Third street across from the
Cooke Motor company garage, was
broken off, presumably by a car hit
ting it. It is not known who did the
damage, but It seems that it would
be almost impossible for one to drive
over the fountain, as it is quite e
distance from the curbing.
Her* From Hood River
Mr. und Mrs. Charles Marchbank
arrived Monday from Hood River
and visited Estacada relatives until
Credit Men’s Association
Discusses Local Problems
That credit information may be
available to members of the Eastern
Clackamas Business Men’s Credit
association, a system has been inaug
urated by the secretary that he may
give information to members on a
moment's notice regarding the credit
standing o f customers o f the differ
ent business houses o f the community
the organization was informed Fri
day night when the regular monthly
meeting was held.
The credit standing as indicated
by the reports o f the individual
members is available at all times,
without anyone other than the sec
retary knowing the exact source of
At the earlier meetings of the
business men of the community it
was found that several individualr
in this vicinity had contracted bills
at many stores without taking any
interest in seeing that these bills
were paid. Now most o f the names
o f those on which information is
desired it is found owe but one or
two stores, and in most cases it was
learned that “ slow pay" was to be
blamed more on the merchant that
On many o f the accounts listed
no statements had been sent and in
this case the merchant has no one
to blame but himself for the con
dition o f the account, it was points«’
One o f the principal reasons for
the association is to make it easier
for those entitled to credit and im
possible for those to secure credit
who are not entitled to it.
LEGION 10 SPONSOR
LOCAL BASEBALL CLUB
W IL L
PRIZES A W A R D E D TO THE
W IN N IN G C A N D ID A T E S
At 9 o ’clock Saturday night,
March 17, The Eastern Clackamas
News circulation campaign will come
M A N A G E B U S I N E S S END
to a close. The big question now is
who will win the two big prizes?
FOR E S T A C A D A TEAM
Each candidate knows how many
votes he or she has, but does not
Estacada will be represented in know how many votes any other can
the Portland Valley Baseball leage! didate has. And none has any way
this season, and the players will wear I of knowing who will win the prizes,
the Legion emblem on their uniforms for the candidates no longer report
according to an agreement entered their business or turn their money
into this week by a committee rep in to the News office, but instead
resenting the post and the ball play deposit the same in a locked ballot
box at the Estacada State Bank,
The schedule calls for 21 games, where it will remain locked and no
starting on Sunday, April 8, and one will know until the judges close
ending in August. Estacada, Wash- the election Saturday night at 9
ougal, Vancouver Barracks, David o'clock, open the locked box, make
son Bakery o f Portland, National j the count and award the prizes.
Guard unit o f Portland, Sherwood, j Entir ely U p to C on tes tants
Oswego and Hillsboro compose the j The matter is absolutely up to the
contestants and their friends with
The two Portland teams will travel | no chance for outside interference
all the season, which means that j and no opportunity for anyone to
about 14 league games will be held \ take advantage o f private knowledge.
in Estacada during the season.
No one can know what the box holds
The Legion committee has appoint until the judges open it and make
ed Ray Lovelace as acting captain and announce the count.
o f the team who is getting the ball
No money for subscriptions, sta
prizes for the best specimens o f bird morning.
players lined up as rapidly as possi tionery or advertising coupons is be
W . E. M c W I L L l S T A K E N T O
dwellings. Anyone desiring to con
Those who are interested in ing received at the News office this
A harmonica band has been or
H O S P I T A L IN P O R T L A N D
tribute a prize may do so by notify ganized in Estacada with Mr. and
making the team are requested to | week. Each candidate is depositing
ing the scoutmaster or the News o f Mrs. J. K. Ely assisting the "boys.
get in touch with Mr. Lovelace at everything at the bunk in the ballot
W. E. McWillis, who jras been once.
They may play at the next Commun
box. Outside candidates may mail
The members o f the scout troop ity club meeting.
employed by the Portland Electric
The Legion is seeking the co-oper - 1 their reports if they cannot come in
arc anxious to earn money for thei:
Power company at Faraday for a
The Boy Scouts and
Campfire number o f years, was taken to the ation o f Sandy in promoting the j and mark the envelopes “ For Sealed
equipment, and will do any odd jo l
team, and is expecting some ball Ballot Box.” These will be deposited
o f cleaning up, piling or splitting girls are preparing numbers to be j St. Vincent hospital in Portland on players from that community to join i
wood or anything of the kind in order given at the Community club at itr j Monday. Mrs. McWillis and Harry the organization. It is being planned in the box by the News. However
to earn money. Those who would ¡.meeting March 30. They have charge Grablo accompanied him to Portland. to hold some o f the league games in they must reach here before 9 p. m.
on Saturday. The votes o f each
like to assist the scouts in this way | of the program.
It is not known at this flme whether that city.
candidates received up to March 10,
Mrs. Fred Leihammer went to Sil- an operation will be necessary or
and can find a job for them will
Any profits made from the base-
please call the News office or A. H. | verton Tuesday evening to be pres j not. He has been ill for some time. bail games will be equally divided together with what business is in the
box, will decide who are the winners.
I ent when her sister wes made c mem
Drews at the high school.
among the players after deducting
The ballot box will be closed at 9
ber of the Eastern Star at that place G o to P or tland
the expenses, according to the plan o'clock by the judges and as soon
COLTON SCHOOL DISTRICTS
Mrs. H. B. Davis is planning to
Mr. and Mrs. A. Smith o f the lo agreed upon by the Legion commit thereafter as they can open it and
VOTE TO CONSOLIDATE I move to St. Helens as soon as schoo' cal telephone company, and
Miss tee and members o f the proposed make the count, it will be announced
| closes to join Mr. Davis who ha: Wilma Kitching went to Portland team.
and the prizes awarded. Candidates
At special grade school elections ! had work there for some time. Hei last Saturday where Miss Wilma had
If the weather is favorable it is may receive their prizes Saturday
held Saturday at two districts in daughter Irene and son Leonard art some teeth taken care of. She has j planned to hold a practice game on night after the count, with the ex
Colton, it was voted to consolidate members o f the senior class in the i been having considerable trouble I the local field Sunday afternoon, ception o f the Ford roadster, if they
districts No. 72 and 53 according to high school here and will graduati i with her teeth for some time a n d ! March 18.
desire» or the News will hold them
now hopes to get back to normal
a news dispatch from Oregon City. in May.
until they call. Candidates do not
George Kelly and A. Richmond of again.
Miss Kitching is employe«
In district 53 the vote wa3 55 for
have to be present but may if they
B A N K D E P O S I T S S H O W BIG
and 18 against /consolidation.
district 72 the vote was 23 to 20 in guests at the Estacada hotel on Wed
C om m itte e o f Ju dge* A n n o u n c e d
favor of the proposition. The total nesday night.
Cat ch First Salm on
The judges who will have charge
Quite a number o f people o f this
vote was 78 to 38.
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Norris o f Es
Deposits in the
Estacada State o f the counting o f the ballots are
community are making trips tc tacada are becoming quite noted Bank on February 28, 1928, were I
H. C. Stephens, president o f the Es
Troutdale to scoop up smelt.
Undoing the Job
It was reported from $298,703.40, as compared with $264,-
tacada State Bank; Cecil O. Duke,
Oregon City that they made the first 955.68, on the same date in 1927,
Matt Lonsberry had commenced
cashier of the Clackamas
salmon catch o f the season one day an increase o f $34,000.
the erection of u large shed for his
Bank o f Sandy, and J. C. Moreland,
lumber when he sold out to the new his father who is dangerously ill last week when they landed three
An increase o f this amount is con commander o f the local post o f the
lumber company which is locating in The old gentleman is about 80 year: fish weighing 22, 18 and 14 pounds. sidered very satisfactory by the o f
The catch was made at the rapids ficials o f the bank, when the con
Estacada. Now he is busy razing the old.
This list o f judges alone assures
near Oregon City.
building, the lumber o f which it was
ditions o f things in general is taken
candidates that they will have an ab
built being included in the deal with Return« for Visit
into consideration. The last call for
solutely fair and impartial count,
C. A. Dykeman, former business Visit Friends in P or tland
the new company.
a statement by the state banking de
and that they will get proper credit
partner o f H. B. Snyder, now of
Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Ely, Mr. Wade partment showed that the deposits
for every cent’s worth o f business
Vancouver, Wash., was here Satur
Cary Return« from Gleneden
and Mr. and Mrs. Oral Stormer and
they turn in, and not one cent more.
W. F. Cary arrived home Monday day for a visit with friends.
[ little son went to Portland Sunday on December 31, a condition which
The ballot box is in the bank and
evening from Gleneden on the beach
j to visit Mr. and Mrs. Jack Norton. is naturally expected at this time may be reached at all times during
and reports that on account of a
Mr. and Mrs. Norton returned home of the year.
business hours at the bank.
FOR GOTTFREY MOEHNKE
bad slide near Taft he was obliged
with them, Mr. Norton having some
bank will close at the usual time on
to go around by
work to do on property he owns her»
Mr. and Mrs. D. Kshleman visited Saturday, but the door will be op-
Funeral services were held Tues
heavy rains of the past few days was
i and remained for a day or two.
Portland Tuesday to buy an electric |
day afternoon at the Shubel- Luth
general all over the coast.
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eran church for Gottfrey Moehnke,
Gives Bir thda y Party
Lavena Grabeel celebrated
Mrs. Henry Beers went to the ! gle Creek, who passed away at his fifteenth birthday anniversary Fri jiiiiiiiiiH iH iiiiiiiim iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiM iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiM iiiiiiiiim iiiiiiiiiiiiiiK
Good Samaritan hospital Friday and ! home in Lower Highland on March day evening by inviting a few o f he:
submitted to an operation on Satur i l l .
girl friends to her home for a six
day for a trouble o f long standing.
o ’clock dinner. The guests remained
At this time she is reported as get
Work on the new project in the during the evening and enjoyed ;•
ting along nicely.
j Estacada park has been delayed con- taffy pull later.
BIRD HOUSE CONTEST
REBEKAH C0NI/ENII0ÎI AT
GLADSTONE AÌONOAT EVE
I siderably o f late on account o f thr
S a g n e r 1« A c q u it t e d
Members of the Ladies Aid will I unusually heavy rains.
A. Sagner o f Estacada was ac 1
be hostesses at an Irish social at the
last Saturday afternoon by
Methodist church on Friday evening
Mrs. Roy Rickard and two daugh- a jury in circuit court on a charge
March 16, to which everyone is in
[ ters, Misses Laura and Edna, and
Edna and Mrs. Julian McFadden, all indicted on the charge l-ut testified
o f Corvallis, were guests at the that he had been ill amt nimbi, to 1
Mr«. Kraagar III
Mrs. Julius Kreager was reported Frank Whitaker home Tuesday night. work.
on «the sick list this week and con Mrs. Rickard and Mrs. McFadden are
D a n c e W ell P at ro n ize d
Mr. Whitaker’s sisters.
fined to her home.
The dance at the Estacada hote' l
Visit« ia Portland
Mrs. T. Ahlherg reports that Mr. Saturday night was well attended, |
Miss Gertrude Fink went to Port Ahlberg is getting better slowly but notwithstanding the inclement weath-
land Saturday and visited Miss Mary she cannot say yet when he will be er that evening,
Alice Reed until the following day. able to return home.
Approxim ate Standing o f
Ladie« Aid Social
Leav e« f o r Yakime
Visit Portland Relativ««
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Scrutton and
Mrs. A. DeMoy and daughter Edith
visited Portland relatives Saturday
The German foreign
testing a machine designed to record
conversations in typewritten form.
Smelt fishing seems to be one o f
l’ hyl -Stuinman left Sunday for
the popular outdoor sports the past Yakima where he has employment
l'ew days. A great many local peo- for a few weeks.
pie have gone to the Sandy for t h e m
------------------------- With a 500 horsepower engire, a
Mrs. S. Russell Reed was reported new speed boat designed by a Dan-
on the sick list this week but is im- ish inventor, hag made 64 miles an
proving at this time.
i hour, carrying a load o f two tons.
«Jacob Moss ...*...............................2,450,000 |
Hilda M. Brown ......................... 2,490,000
Helen Dahrens ........................... 2,490,000
Rose Bartholomew .........
Irene Kauke ................................ 2,495,000
Florence K in g .........................
Pamela Kenny .......................
R. B. Gibson................................. 2,040,000
| Harry LaBarre
| Mrs. Wiley B. H ow ell..................................... 2,000,000
| George Willing .................................................1,220,000
| Cecil Wrjght ................................................... 1,020,000
| Miss Irene D avis..................................................940,000
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