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BODY Of RICH BANKER
ESTACADA, OREGON, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1928
STATE TO BUILD
GARAGE AT SANDY
BAND AND H. S. ORCHESTRA
TO GIVE CONCERT TUESDAY
EVENTS 10 BE
HELD IN SANDY DISTRICT
The Estacada Band and the Esta
The state highway commission is
cada high school orchestra are giving
preparing to build a large garage for
a concert at the high school auditor
housing the trucks used by the road
ium Tuesday evening, December 18,
repair force, on lots immediately east
starting at 8 o ’clock. A small ad WOMEN’ S CLUB CARNIVAL AT
HARRY OSBORNE AND BOB HAY- o f the Jonsrud-Gundersoil planing
mission fee will be charged and the
mill. The building will be o f corru
GRANGE HALL TO BE HELD
DEN SAID TO BE ENTITLED
patronage o f the public is solicited.
gated iron, but will be a neat struc
Ginseng i bringing larger net re- : of failures the country over is about
ture, and the driveway and surround turns to the grower than any crop five out o f six, there have been eom-
TO $1000 REWARD.
ARMSTRONG BUYS WILCOX
ings are to be kept up in neat con ever grown any place. Profits equal paratively few failures here,
to $4,000 to $8,000 per year from j
Failures in the business of growing
Sandy and the different commun
The body o f A. H. Leete of North
plant in this district is largely
A. W. Armstrong has purchased
Sandy Grange Electa
ities nearby have planned many en
Brunch, Michigan, 48 years old, was
Newly elected officers o f Sandy
tertainments and social events for the
discovered in Estacadu Lake Sunday.
grange are: A. C. Thomas, master; ducing center in the west. This is growing herb, but he attributes the property and acreage, known as the few days remaining before the hol-
The man disappeared from Portland
J. G. DeShazer, overseer; Mrs. E.
\ idays begin.
November ti, and a reward o f $1000
Herz, chaplain; Mildred Decker, stew portent industries in the Eastern part | oveE in » larger degree, to lack of o f Estacada. Mr. Armstrong will
This evening (Friday) the senior
was offered for information regard
I favorable climatic and soil condi- modernize the house and expects to
ard; R. W. Mallery, assistant stew o f Clackamas county.
' class of the Sandy union high school
ard; Mrs. R. Jonsrud, lecturer; Mack
Strangers visiting the community ! tlons’
presents their play “ Sonny Jane” at
Leete, evidently had been fishing
move into it about February 1.
Thomas, gate keeper, Mrs. E. F. are always curious about the shades j
the school building. It is said to be
in the river, as a part of a fishing
That the profits to be derived from
Bruns, secretary; A. J. Morrison, tor the ginseng gardens, located on
an exceptionally fine play with 1$
line was caught in his clothing. Al
Buy New Radios
the growing o f ginseng are large is
treasurer; Mrs. Arthur Woodcock, the hill east o f the city, and every
though, u raft had been tied up at
Clyde Schock o f
Estacadu an in the cast. Few in the community
indicated in the figures supplied the
Ceres; Mrs. Pete Stone, Pomoma; resident of Estacada, time and time
the place the body was found and it
. . . . . . . .
. , News by Mr. Osborne. The initial nounces the recent sale of Crosley will miss seeing this production by
Mrs. H. Perret, Flora, and Mrs. Mag again , have explained
that the sheds
. . .
is considered likely that the line was
cost is considerable, but when com- radios to Tom Beebe, Carl Peterson, the class.
gie Bell, lady assistant steward.
were shades or covers for the big gin
Saturday night, December 15, a
that o f some other fisherman that
pared with the costs of planting oth William Nelson, J. W. Moger, Mrs.
big time Is planned at the Grange
had been caught in the dead man’s Flu Epidemic Hits Estacada District
er crops, and the returns, the busi Maud Axtelle and A. H. Easel.
At the present time there are more ness looks to be very attractive, and
hall in Sandy when the Sandy Wom
Dr. Walter W. Gilbert reports an
en’s club gives their carnival. The
Bob Hayden and Harry Osborne, epidemic of influenza in the Esta than ten acres near Estacada devoted if the facts were generally known, a
Former Estacada Boy Weds
both o f Estacada, were duck hunting cada district, having made as high as to this profitable crop. The average much larKer busine8i( would soon be
Estacada friends o f Louis Jones, ladies invite everyone to come, and
Sunday and shot a duck near the twenty calls a day recently. Jude amount received from an acre of the ¡developed
a former Estacada boy who attended laugh and have a good time. The
spring in the park. While getting Moreland is quite ill with a very high famous roots is $40,000, according to j The geed> at the pre8ent price> the high school here, have received an carnival is staged for the purpose o f
the duck out o f the water they no temperature. Others with severe at J. S. Osborne, dean of the growers coat o f 8hadin(f the gI:ound alonK the nouncement of his marriage to a raising funds for a club house in
ticed the body, at first thinking it tacks o f the disease include Mr. and of the* Estacada district.
I plan generally used in the Estacada young lady residing in New York Sandy.
At Cottrell, also this Saturday eve
was a stump. After further invest Mrs. Walter Strunk, Mrs. W. J.
It tala s six years to grow a crop j district, and the care and cultivation City. The wedding occurred the lat
ning, the Cottrell Community Church
iguting they decided it was the body Moore, C. E. DuBois and Miss Agnes of ginseng, although there is a good o f the plants for the entire six years ter part o f November,
Ladies’ Aid gives a chicken dinner,
o f a man, and notified Jim Norris, Harrington.
income each year from the seeds, ! required to produce a crop, Mr. Os-
Basketball T e a m O rganized
starting at 6 o’clock. A program and
which sell at about $2 per one thous borne estimates is about $10,000,
Further investigation proved that
The Estacada Bagketball team has bazaar will follow. A large crowd is
Alt Has Birthday Surprise
j This allows a reasonable sum for la-
organized with Ray Lovelace as expected and the invitation to attend
the boy3 had been correct, and the
Bill Alt o f Brightwood was com
China supplies the market for a bor actually required during the six
county coroner was called. The pletely surprised Friday night when large part of the herb grown. The year period.
manager. They had their first prae- is extended to everyone.
Friday night, December 21, there
nands and feet o f the dead man were 28 friends reminded him he had a Chinese, much addicted to the use o f
The income from an acre in the ! tice Monday night in the school gym
down in the mud, he being in some birthday. Mrs. Alt planned the a f ¡ opium, find ginseng a nerve-restorer Estacada district varies from year to nasium and now open for engage will be an exceptionally fine Christ
mas program at the Sandy high
what a doubled position as if he had fair, and served delicious refresh i that nothing else has ever equaled, year, according to market conditions ments.
school, which is to be given by the
been standing in the water and had ments.
Games and “ lots” o f fun and this market accounts for the and the quality o f the crop. The
Linn Goes to Portland
pupils o f the grade school.
tried to pick up something and was passed the evening quickly.
high price o f the dried roots. Some highest price received here from an
W. E. Linn, who recently sold his Qeen’s Christmas,” a play, will be
unable to rise again. The water was
o f the local growers have already acre is about $60,000, and the lowest
presented by R. Wj Mallery’s classes,
not but a few feet in depth at the PRIZE OFFERED FOR
sold their crop this year, receiving reported in the district $20,000 per business here, Linn’s Inn, to E. R.
and the other three teachers o f the
BEST DECORATED WINDOW
spot where the body wan *ocated.
$8.50 per pound. Mr. Osborne says acre. These figures indicate that a Judd, has bought a confectionery in
Papers found in the dead man’s
profit of from $10,000 up to $50,000 Portland and will make that city his Sandy grade school are preparing
The News is offering a prize to
pocket identified him. He had a bank
I may be realized in the course of I home. At present Mrs. Linn has a equally fine numbers.
the Sandy business house having the for his crop, but he is still holding
Sunday, December 23, Sandy Com
book indicating that he hud $10,000
six years from an acre o f ginseng. j position as saleslady with Meyer &
most artistic Christmas window dec
j Frank, but after the holidays will be munity Sunday school will give a pro
deposited in the American Exchange
orations. A committee will make the
on duty at their new place of bus- gram immediately after Sunday
Bank of Portland, and that he was r
Ginseng is grown in a small way in
Jecision as to who is the winner.
school. A : roe is to be provided by
member o f the Multnomah Golf club.
many sections of the United States
the Duncan boys, i>nd a program is
A fter the body was taken to Ore
Officerts elected Saturday by the
and in one particularly locality in the
being arranged by the teachers. A
gon City his son positively identified
cast there are 75 acres planted in Sandy Grange are: Master, A. C.
Santa Claus will be in attendance,
the remains. The body was sent back
the money making crop, but the av Thomas; overseer, J. G. DeShazer;
who will also be sent on a visit to
to Michigan for burial.
erage production per acre is only lecturer, Mrs. R. Jonsrud; steward,
some o f the little children on Christ
Reports indicate that the deceased
about one-fifth of that in the Esta Mildred Decker; assistant steward, R.
was at one time a wealthy banker,
cada district, according to Mr. Os
Special Christmas services are now
but that his investments in mines
secretary, Mrs. E. F. Bruns; treas
John J. Blauth died suddenly on borne.
The Odd Fellows' hall, Estacada, being arranged for at the Catholic
and timber in Oregon had not turned
Climatic and soil conditions here
Wednesday afternoon in Bob March-
was the scene o f the annual junior and Lutheran churches in Sandy. The
out well and he had become despon
bank's confectionery and pool hall, are almost ideal for the culture of Mack Thomas; Ceres, Mrs. Arthur banquet o f the Estacada high school, Christmas program and tree will be
dent. How he came to Estacada no
while engaged in a friendly game of ginseng. So far no one has found it Woodcock; Pomona, Mrs. Pete Stone; Tuesday night, when the seniors, the held Christmas eve at the Lutheran
one knows. He had no car out here
He suddenly choked,
and necessaiy to add fertilizer to the Flora, Mrs. H. Perret; lady assistant football squad, school directors and church.
that anyone knows obout, and while
passed away within a few minutes soil in the district. As a mulch the steward, Maggie Bell; musician, Lola their wives and faculty were guests
Kelso Sunday school will give a
it was rather cool on election day,—
not having been ill, to all appearances growers use leaves, straw and saw Thiess.
Christmas program on Sunday, De
of the junior class.
the day he is supposed to have been
until with a few minutes of his death. dust, and the ground seems to be
drowned, he had no overcoat, or at
BIG SHOW COMING
The dining hall was edged in cedar cember 23, at 2 o'clock in the after
Dr. W. W. Rhodes was present and come more productive from year to
least none was found. He had no
boughs while green and white stream noon. A tree for the children will be
did what he could for hinp but o f no
money to speak o f in his clothes, only
ers— high school colors, formed i| provided. It is planned to give a
and the pleasant summer weather nounces the enormous production,
about $2 in change.
false ceiling over the tables, which program and social, also, around
Mr. Blauth, father of Mrs. H. C. help to increase the profits in the “ Uncle Tom’s Cabin,” for Sunday,
Several Estacada people say they
adorned with candles. A white New Year’s.
Gohring, was over seventy years of culture o f the plant. Ginseng must
remember seeing a notice in the pa
was suspended over the cen-
grow in the shade, and it is only nat 17 and 18. The filming o f this show
Pleansant Home M. E. Bazaar
pers offering $1000 reward for find age, and had been in his usual health
\ ter table.
The Pleasant Home Ladies’ Aid
ing the man, but it is not known now
Arnold Anderson, president of the cashed in about $190 from their
;n this climate than where there was dollars, and is the greatest thing ever
if the boys who found him will be
cian, has charge of the funeral ar real dry hot weather in the summer, undertaken in motion pictures. The junior class, acted as toastmaster at | chicken supper and bazaar, Satur-
paid the reward.
cast includes some of the best known a program which consisted o f a piano j day night. It was regretted, however,
rangements. No annetaoinshrdlueta or freezing weather in the winter.
j duet by Misses Wilder and Spall; in | that the pastor, Rev. O. J. Gill, was
The Ginseng Journal, published in actors in pictures or on the stage.
Returns to Estacada
strumental duet by Fred Buell, Eve- ! seriously ill from flu and a nervous
pleted until the arrival o f other rela
Mrs. Lundy Hostess
Mrs. Lena Underwood and son Les
! lyn Buell; violin solo, Miss Wilder; [ breakdown and was unable to be
always advise those who expect to
tives from Chicago.
Mrs. Lundy entertained the Sandy recitation, Mrs. W. E. Buell; junior
ter returned Sunday evening from
go into the business o f growing gin
Embroidery club Monday night, the ; quartet— James Beck, Carl Folker,
Underwood, Wash., where they had
Rev. Schoen and Family Surprised
seng to go to Oregon or Washington
following bringing their needles and j Herbert Fifer and Fred Buell; vocal
been during the apple packing sea
G o o d P r o g r a m at C o t t r e l l
The Rev. Schoen family o f Sandy as the climate and soil is better adapt
enjoying a social time: Mrs. W. Mc solo, Miss Spall. Toasts were g,ven
A fine program at Cottrell P. T. A.
were surprised Sunday night by the ed to the culture than any other
Ginnis, Mrs. Ivan Yost, Mrs. Hattie by Claude Cook, student body presi Thursday night included old-time
Lutheran congregation in honor of part o f the country.”
BRIGHTWOOD CLUB MEETS
Dahrens, Mrs. F. L. Proctor, Mrs. dent; Alvin Munson, senior presi music by Jerome Cockelreas and Mr.
In Business 13 Years
Mr. Schoen's birthday, both the house
Mrs. Henry Larson entertained the
Annie Glockner and Winnifred, Ruth dent; Guy Fanton, football captain, Van Slyke, Gresham, and Clarence
The ginseng industry was started
und school house being full and run
Brightwood club Wednesday, the a f
Reed, Miss Kammerer, Mrs. Sylvester and A. G. Ames, member o f the Browning; costumed girls, giving
ning over with the crowd. Refresh in Estacada 13 years ago. Mr. Os
fair being greatly enjoyed by Mrs
Hall, Mrs. Lundy. Mrs. J. M. C. Mil school board.
character songs were: Virginia Wat
ments were served to all. The older borne, having had some idea of the
W. A. Alcorn, Mrs. Ralph Gifford,
ler dropped in for a short while.
folks had a good time at the house,
Mrs. Art Reynolds, Carrie Hickey,
' lowing members o f the football team : Hawaii; Leona Light, old-fashioned
and the younger set played games section. He bought 1000 seeds and
Mrs. J. T. McIntyre, Mrs. Tucker,
Leave for Gladstone
Claud Shriner, Herbert Fifer, Bob girl; Dorothy Watkins, Holland maid,
20 plants. The result was all that
at the school house.
Fred Leihammer, who was con-
Mrs. Wm. Alt and the hostess. A
was expected, and more. Since that
Hayden, William Tucker, Arnold An and Louise Matthew's, colored girl.
fined to his home last week with flu,
chicken luncheon was
derson, Guy Fanton, Robert March- Jaydene Nelson sang solos.
time he has gradual y increased th,8 j rccovered 80 that he wa, ab|e to
served at 1 o ’clock.
SUCCESSFUL SEASON -,ze of hi. beds until now he has one to Gladgton. Monday afternoon and bank, John Beck, Walter Smith.
Ralph Davis, Alvin Munson. Donald NEW INDUSTRY AT
and throe-fourth acres in ginseng.
with Mrs. Leihammer, left for that
Mrs. Murray Entertains
The football season closed Thanks His success led others to undertake city. His father and mother, who Meyers, Harold Hitching, ('has. I,in
Sandy W omen’s Club giving day and the Estacada high the cuituie, and while he is the most
gelhach and Ralph Metcalf.
had been living with them for a time,
Undaunted because frost took three
eleven have put away their gridiron extensive grower in the district, there
Committees for the banquet inclu acres o f cucumbers, A. W. Newman
A lively session o f Sandy Women’s togs for another year. The boys are are several plots o f an acre in size, both became ill and were obliged to
ded: Entertainment— Evelyn Buell, : of Sundyridge is decorating for
club was held at the home of Mrs. quite well satisfied with the success and possibly a score o f men are start- go to a hospital until Mr. and Mrs.
Margaret Gavins and Edna Heiple; Christmas by contracting. He is us-
Hazel Murray, Thursday. Plans were of the team this year. They won ng beds, with the idea o f adding to Leihammer arrived at their new homo
refreshments— Ruby Bates, Howard j ing cedar boughs and trees from his
furthered for the carnival on Decem four games, lost four and tied one, them each year.
House, Janet Gilgan, Miss Noble und ' own place.
ber 15, dodgers for which are now finishing at the 500 per cent mark,
During the past year Mr. Osborne
W. E. Buell; decorutions— Mary Lem
He has contracts for decorating
out. The grange hall will be a merry which is considered good for the size has sold all the seed he produced,
on, Donald Byers. James Beck and the I nited Artists Theatre, Majestic,
School Teacher 111
The vaudeville program is of the school.
most of which brought him $2 per
Miss Elsie Pool, one o f the grade Margaret McConnell; invitations__ ( olumbia. People's, Pantages, Rivoli,
coming on and plans for booths, etc.,
thousand, although ho sold a few teachers, was absent from school this Geraldine Connolly, Herbert Fifer,
and Circle theatres,— in fact all the
are outlined. Present at the meet
Bazaar Net« $80
thousand seeds at $1.75. They went week on account of illness. Miss and Loretto Wallace.
laige theatres in Portland.
ing were: Mrs. Murray, Mrs. W. A.
The bazaar and dinner Saturday to all parts o f the country.
Sherman, primary teacher, took Miss
He also has contracted to decorate
Proctor, Mrs. Carl Loundree, Mrs. at the I. O. O. F. hall, given by the
The successful growers o f the dis Poole’s pupils for a time.
Entertain for Friends
prominent restaurants, including the
Lundy, Mildred Gray, Sadie Bosholm Ladies Aid of the Christian church, trict, without exception, have started
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Riggins enter Hazelwood, and some of the larger
Mrs. Scales, Mrs. Clarence Brown, was a decided success. There was on a small scale, and have increased
tained a number o f their friends Sat garages o f Portland.
Mrs. Dittert, Mrs. Shelley, Mrs. Mil a large number who enjoyed the the size o f their beds gradually. Ev
Coach Manning of the Estacada urday night at their home. Cards
Mrs. Newman and their daughters
ler, Mrs. R. S. Smith, Mrs. McGinnis, splendid chicken dinner and also the ery year now, several are harvesting
high schooi entertained the foothall was the (liversion.
make cedar roping and holly wreathes
Mrs. C. O. Duke, Mrs. Horr, Maggie social features. There were many a small tract, the section o f their
squad at his home Thursday night.
With such industry and
Bell, Cecelia Brown. Mrs. Van Fleet, pretty articles made by the ladies on beds planted six years ago.
Mason*, O. E. S. to Install j determination these enterprising peo
Mrs. Zenger, Miss Shell, Miss Ollie sale and several nice quilts. The e
Mr. Osborne has kept in close
Ha* Position in City
The annual joint installation of ple arc considered certain to succeed.
Gist, Mrs. Crosier.
Miss Mary sold very satisfactorily.
The pro touch with the business in the dis
Miss Irene Kaake has accepted a officers for the Eastern Star and Ma
Mr. Newman bought the John
Sharnke’s name was accepted as a ceeds o f the bazaar amounted to trict since it was started here, and position with Montgomery Ward in
sons, and the banquet, will be held Myers place on .Sundyridge last
something over $80.
says *hat while the average number ' Portland, as saleslady.
December 27, this year.
JOHN BLAUTH DIES IN
ESTACADA POOL HALL
AN NUAL BANQUET OF
JUNIOR CLASS HELD