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ESTACADA, OREGON, FRIDAY, JANUARY 4, 1929
SANDY MASON; AND
A. E. MITCHELL IS MASTER OF
MASONS; VICTORIA NELSON
HEADS EASTERN STARS
Sandy Masonic and Order o f the
Eastern Stars officers jointly in
stalled are: Masons— A. E. Mitcht‘11
master; Oren Ganger, senior warden;
E. M. Mitchell, junior warden; E.
Wendland, treasurer; E. F. Bruns,
secretary; John Roberts, senior dea
con; James Ogden, junior deacon;
Birch Roberts, senior steward; G. D.
Orr, junior steward; Paul Thiess,
chaplain; O. G. McIntyre, marshal
and L. T. Gierke, tyler.
O. E. S. officers: Victoria Nelson
worthy matron; H. E. Soderberg,
worthy patron; Kennie Ganger, asso
ciate matron; Mrs. E. F. Bruns, sec
retary; Dora Eri, treasurer;
Ralph Ganger, conductress; Mrs. Jno.
Roberts, associate conductress; Alice
Roberts, marshal; Lolo Thiess, chap-
lain; Dora Matthews, organist; Anna
Osborne, Ada; Anna Soderberg,
Ruth; Vernie Mitchell, Esther; Ger
trude Corey, Martha; Josephine Gan
ger, Electa; Lucy Sidell, warden; G.
D. Orr, sentinel.
C. 0 . Duke and Mrs. Alice Roberts
were the retiring master and worthy
matorn, and were each presented
with handsome gold emblems.
About sixty-five were present, sev-
eral being expected from Estacada
who were unable to attend
count of the snow storm.
Miss Kathleen Beck and Jack Aik-
:-s, both o f Estacada, were married
the Christian church, Estacada,
u 8:15 Sunday evening, December
30, many relatives and friends being
present to witness the ceremony.
The church was beautifully decor
ated, having an arch o f greenery and
flowers on the wall back o f the stage.
At the center front o f the stage was
a large red bell in front o f which
the ceremony was performed. Rev.
Hugh Foster o f the Christian church
The bride wore a beautiful dress of
blue and carried a bouquet o f white
She was attended by
Miss Lenora Beck, and Oliver Beck
was best man.
Preceding the ceremony all en
joyed “ Angela Mia,” as sung by Miss
Lenora Beck. She was accompanied
on the piano by Miss Elva Shibley.
QUIET NEW YEAR
There was little demonstration in
Estacada Monday night when the old
man 1928 disappeared and the now
1929 appeared on the scene. Some
real peppy youngsters managed to
0f f 30me fire crackers at the time
of the passing o f the old year, but
nothing to get excited over.
SANDY HIGH HOOPSTERS
WIN OVER THE ALUMNI
Sandy high boys won the battle
Friday night over the alumni, the
game being rather close, however, 20
to 18. V. Bacon was the high light
i for the school, and Ken Scales starred
: as o f old, in the alumni team. Sandy
I girls were not so fortunate, the alum-
ni canying o ff the honors by the
score o f 13 to 9. Gresham boys will
play here January 11.
BARBER ACREAGE SOLD
Two acres o f the Charles Barber
acreage, a mile east of Sandy, is sold
to Frank Tebeau of Portland, whj
will build a fine residence on the
same. Mr. and Mrs. Tebeau, retired
By John J. Intkeep
plan to make their home here. Geo.
C. L. Long, extension horticultur
Beers made the deal for th s, one of
the most attractive locations in the ist of the Oregon State Agricultural
college, will visit Clackamas county
January 10 and 11, for the purpose
of holding pruning demonstrations
and giving orchard management talks.
On Thursday, January 10, at 1:30
Miss Joannah Lichthorn came out
from Portland on New Year's day t( p. m., a meeting will be held on the
Richard Davis farm at Carus. Prune
visit Estacada relatives.
William Dale has been sick for the growers from Clarkes and Carus will
last few days and has been unable to attend.
The next meeting will be held in
be at his office. He is city recorder
Peter Erickson at
and also clerk of the school district. the orchard o f
On account of so much sickness Springwater, Friday, January 11, at
the meeting o f the Mountain Cheer 10 o’clock in the morning.
Mr. Long will hold the last meet
club has been postponed until thf
ing on the A. W. Botkin orchard at
first Tuesday in February.
The Hilgarson family, that resided Garfield on Friday, January 11, at
west of Estacada, has moved to Mil- 1:30 p. m. Growers are invited to
attend and inspect trees pruned for
Mayor H. C. Stephens and the demonstration purposes in 1928 by
members o f the council went to Ore Mr. Long and County Agent Inskeep.
The county agent is endeavoring
gon City Thursday to confer with the
to obtain a start o f disease free Gar
Miss Irene Kaake spent the holi net Chiii potato seed by sending two
days at home. She had been em lots o f seed to the Oregon State Ag
ployed in the mailing department of ricultural college for greenhouse
Montgomery Wards, Portland, and tests. These lots o f seed were fur
nished by Henry Kyllo and Arthur
expects to return.
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Buell and Brockart of Molalla.
The farm crops department will
family spent the holidays with rela
grow a plant from one eye o f each
tives at Falls City.
potato furnished. Potatoes produc
The local order o f Odd Fellows
ing the eyes developing clean plants
and Rebekahs will have a joint in
will be returned to the grower, who
stallation o f officers on January 12.
will carefully protect the increase.
The affair will not be public.
It is hoped to eventually produce a
Charlie Duboise continues to bt disease free strain.
very ill. His daughter Louise and
the uncle she is living with in Port
Had Joint Christmas Tree
land, where she is attending school,
Bull Run grade school and Sunday
were here last Sunday to see her school had a joint Christmas program
and tree for the children, all of whom
The high school play, “ Topsy Tur- were made happy with a treat. The
vy,” will be presented soon.
The program was appreciated by all.
cast, under the direction of Miss
Spall, is working hard to make the
Christmas Cheer Appreciated
play one o f the best ever presented
Seven families in and near Sandy
by the high school o f Estacada.
were made happy Christmas day
when the large packages of groceries,
sufficient for a family of seven,
were received. These gifts were sent
from the Oregon
Aarm. The Scales car delivered the
same, which were brought to Sandy
A. Donnelly, who was taken to by W. A. Proctor. Miss Nan Cochran
an Oregon City hospital last Thurs of the Enterprise was connected with
day for treatment, passed away on the distribution.
Monday, December 31.
WILL F. HURST DEAD
Mr. Donnelly has resided just east
A card from Mrs. C. F. Hurst, who
o f Estacada for the last sixteen years
He was born in Canada and was 81 is now at DeLake, Oregon, conveys
years old at the time of his death. the news o f still more sorrow for
her. Her oldest son. Will F. Hurst,
His wife died four years ago.
Mr. Donnelly is survived by two \ died at Duluth, Minn., on the 30th
sons, A1 o f Oregon City and Burt o f December. A little over a year
o f Portland.
; ago his father passed away at Esta-
Funeral services were held in Ore- ' cada and on the 2nd day of January,
gon City Wednesday and burial was last year, her youngest son’s wife
also at Oregon City.
j died in Portland.
TO BE HELD NEXT WEEK
A. DONNELLY PASSES
AT OREGON CITY
ANNUM BANQUET OF
M A S O N S » HELD
DEM AND FOR “ SENG” GROWS
DAVID GI6ER HANGS
HIMSELF IN BARN
Bob Marchbank, the originator of
the fountain drink concocted from
the roots of ginseng, says that the
local demand for the drink is steadily
increasing, as the beverage becomes
JOINT INSTALLATION OF OFFI better known. The sale of “ Seng” FARMER OF GARFIELD DISTRICT
as compared with Coco Cola out-dis-
CERS BY TWO LODGES
ENDS LIFE MONDAY; NO
tancc the latter by five to one.
B ill is having the trade mark reg-
i ten d in the U. S. patent office, and
plan to undertake the manufacture
Estacada Lodge No. 14(1 A. F. & A.
David Giger, 56, prosperous farmer
o f ' Seng” on a large scale in the
M. and Mountain Chapter 108 O. E.
residing on the Huxley place a short
S. held joint installation o f officer
distance from Estacada, committed
in the Masonic building Thursday
suicide Monday morning by hanging
B A S K E T B A L L GAME TO-NIGHT
evening, Dec. 27. Ray H. Keeth
I he Estacada basketball quintet himself in his barn, after having
past worshipful master, was the in
will play a game with the Gresham eaten a hearty breakfast. No cause
stalling officer for the Masons, with hoopsters on the Estacada floor this for his action was known to exist.
W. C. Scrutton, marshal.
When the body was found the
A game between
The new officers of the lodge are
was notifed and when he
the two teams last week at Gresham
George P. Rose, worshipful master;
resulted in a victory for the Gresham arrived, he and L. A. Chapman went
R. R. Cooke, senior warden; J. D.
out and took the body down and
Moreland, junior warden; George R.
brought it to the Chapman under
Ellis, treasurer; Wm. Dale, secre
Teachers in the Estacada schools taking parlors in Estacada.
tary; Ralph Ahnert and Russell Reed,
Funeral services were held under
all returned from their holiday va
deacons; G. R. Ellis, chaplain; T. H.
cations and school was resumed again the auspices o f the Estacada Odd
Ahlberg, marshal; Harry Kitehing
Wednesday. Estacada students at Fellows, Rev. C. T. Cook officiating.
and S. E. Wooster, stewards, and
Ur, gon State Agricultural college Another service was held at the
E. S. Womer, tyler.
have returned to take up their studies Syrma church, near Canby, where
Following the Masonic installation
and business in general is once mora the burial took place.
ceremony, the old officers of the
Mr. Giger was born in Orville, O.,
gel ,cg back to normal after the hol
Eastern Star marched into the hall
April 7, 1872. When five years old
and after forming the letters “ O. E.
he moved with his parents to Silver-
S. ,” they marched out, leaving their SKI T O U RN AM EN T AT MT.
ton, Oregon, and has spent most of
badges on the altar. Mrs Abbie Arm
HOOD NEXT SUNDAY his life in Oregon.
strong, the outgoing matron, then
He is survived by the widow, Mrs.
I ue to a continued snowfall o f 64
proceeded to install the new Star oi ¿iou
which made the ski-jump unfit, Lavina Giger, and a daughter, Mrs.
ficers, with the assistance of Mrs. the urnament at Government Camp Grace Wyville of Portland, and a son,
Ruth Keeth as marshal. They are:
was postponed last Sunday for a Gordon, of Los Angeles; also hjs
Elizabeth Allen, worthy matron; week. However, to the great crowd, mother, four sisters and five brothers
Walter C. Scrutton, worthy patron; the exhibition skiing, and various beside many other relatives.
Rhoe Syron, associate matron; Nina winter sports were thrilling, and ev
He came to Estacada less than a
B. Ecker, secretary; Ruth Keeth, eryone hail a good time. Abut thirty year ago and with a partner bought
treasuer; Elva Ahlberg, conductress; expert skiiers are to jump, and the the Huxley place, and was supposed
Martha Ellis, associate conductress; skiway will be worked on every day to be a successful farmer. He was
Mary Smith, chaplain; Della Law this week to keep it in shape.
held in high esteem by those with
rence, marshal; May Culver, Ruth;
whom he came in contact.
Lena Shibley, Ada; Lva Kitehing
L. A. Chapman, Estacada morti
Esther; Gertrude Scrutton, Martha;
cian, had charge o f the funeral ar
Bessie Colson, Electa; Lavena Ahnert
warder, and Ray Keeth, sentinel.
SON OF MR. AND MRS JOHN
Masons and Stars, with a few in
vited friends, then repaired to the ■ DOVER, Jan. 3. — (Special).—
MATTOX OF VIOLA DEAD
Estacada hotel where the annual ban John G. krieger did not speak to his
Funerwi oorvices were held in the
quet was held. The spacious dining horses one morning recently when Viola church. New Year’s day, for
room presented a Yuletide appear he went into the barn. He walked Eugene Roy Mattox, 6 months old
ance, with the large Christmas tree up by the side of one while it was son of Mr. and Mrs. John Mattox of
and various red and green decora taling and slapped it on the side. The Viola. Rev. C. T. Cook o f Estacada
Musical numbers were fur horse, unaware of his approach, was officiated.
nished by L. Carroll Day of Portland, li ghtened and severly kicked Mr.
He passed away at the Doenbeeker
and his assistant. H. C. Stephen, krieger before help could reach him. hospital in Portland Sunday, and is
acted as toastmaster and there were
The telephone lines were down, survived by his parents, two brothers
several speakers. About eventy-five due to the storm, so that no physi and two sisters, John, Jr., Jack and
enjoyed the banquet and program. cian *ould be summoned. John Jr. Evelyn Mattox and Esther LaCroy.
KICKED BY DORSE
New Year’s Services at Sandy
Rev. F. T. Schoen held English
services on New Year’s eve at Sandy
after which the young people held
a watch party at the parochial school
house, and the older folks gathered
at the minister’s home until the clock
struck twelve, at which time the
church bell “ rang in” the Nqw Year.
Tuesday morning a service in Ger
man was held at the church.
Libel Suit Dismissed
OREGON CITY, Jan. 2.— Circuit
Judge J. U. Campbell today dismissed
the $25,000 libel suit filed by the
against the Banner-Courier. The dis
missal followed the plaintiff’s failure
to further plead after a demurrer
filed by the newspaper had been sus
Visiting at Alspaugh Home
Mrs. E. Lawrence Alspaugh and
children, Minnie and Bobbie, are
spending the holidays with Mr. and
Mrs. A. E. Alspaugh of Eagle Creek,
the children’s grandparents.
home is in Huntington Park, Calif.
rushed his unconscious father to a
Mrs. Ecker III
Sandy doctor. It is known that Mr.
Clyde Ecker came out from Port
Krieger is now able to be up, but
land to spend Christmas with his
other than that, neighbors have not
mother, Mrs. N. B. Ecker, and Wed
learned, as the telephone lines are
nesday morning came down with the
still out of commission.
Mrs. Ecker followed with an
Word has been received here that illness which confined her to her
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Ward of San Jose, bed for four days. She is improving
Calif., have purchased the Joe Durn- now and hopes to be back to normal
berger place. Mr. and Mrs. Durn- again in a few days. Clyde returned
berger left here several weeks ago to his home in Portland Wednesday
for a more southern location on the morning.
account o f her health. At present
they are at Jacksonville, Ore. Mrs.
Battle Axe Inn Crowded
Ward is a sister o f Mrs. Frank Banks
Battle Axe Inn was so packed last
and Ray Ashpole. The Wards are week cots had to be put every place,
not planning to live on the place, but and the Sickler recreation hall was
Mrs. Ward’s sister and family from over run with Boy Scouts. Swim,
Iowa will ,in all probability, live on The Hut, Government Camp hotel
the farm in the near future. The and Caverly's all report big crowds.
consideration is said to have been ap
WHITE BLACK BIRD
A white black bird is an unusual
William Ashpole left last week for
Des Moines, Iowa, to see to the ship sight among a flock o f birds black
ment o f their household effects and as crows, at Sandy. The freak bird
to assist his daughter and family in has black wings, however.
their preparation to come to Oregon
Much Flu Around Sandy
to reside. Mr. Ashpole plans to
Both the local doctors have been
build on his property here which he
busy combatting the many flu casus
purchased last summer. The daugh
in and around Sandy the past week.
ter and family will live on the place
Dogs Kill Chickens at Sandy
III With Flu
Jacob Gustafson, who lives near
It is reported the flock o f fine Mrs. Ashpole remained here with her
the Gilgan home east o f Estacada, is
laying hens of Will Updegrave is son and daughters.
School opened Wednesday morning very ill with the flu,
short, due to dogs which entered the
chicken yard and chewed up twelve aftei» the usual holiday vacation.
Bif Run on Turkeys
hens in a single night.
It is also There is not so much sickness as
Sandy Market had a big run on
said the Frank Schmitz flock is oc prior to vacation, so the attendance
turkeys during the holidays. They
is once more norma).
casionally raided by dogs.
Mark Pagh is running his mill estimate at least eight or nine hun
Many o f the
NEW CHEVROLET LATE IN
again. He is cutting a car of two- dred pounds sold.
“ turks” came from the Meinsinger
ARRIVING AT ESTACADA side tics and a car o f 0x9 ties.
For some unknown reason the Cas
CHECK ARTIST BUSY
cade Chevrolet compnay has been uu
A check artist has been at work
able to get one o f the new Chevrolet
cars for demonstration purposes, as lately at (¡resham— a woman who ap
Mrs. A. F. PaJmateer and little
announced in the News. The dealeis peals to he a local person, as she gave
at Gresham and Oregon City have her address as Route 2, Boring, and daughter o f Morgan. Oregon, visited
received their demonstration model, talked familiarly about well known ] at the home o f her sister, Mrs. Henry
I Beers, this week.
and the Estacada agency is expecting people. She obtained counter checks
After a visit here with his family
at the (in -ham hanks and worked a
to get theirs every day.
The display ad in the News an number o f the leading business men. for some time, W. F. Cary returned
to Gleneden beach Saturday to re
nouncing that the new car is on dis.
main for a few days.
Here From Canada
play was printed on an order from
A : ;-ust Gobtstrom, father o f Mrs.
Detroit, and that section o f the paper
Gilgan, arrived Wednesday
was “ run” before it was learned that VV I:
the demonstration model had not been from Innisfail, Alberta, Canada, for
a visit with his daughter and family.
i received by the dealer.
NEW YEAR’ S EVE DANCE
IN ESTACADA ENJOYED
The dance given at Hotel Estacada
by the Estacada Band orchestra on
New Year’s eve, though not largely
attended, was a thoroughly enjoyable
affair. The music as furnished by
the orchestra received high approval
by the dancing crowd.
“ Hut” on Old Oregon Trail
Mt. Hood Hunt, the attractive eat
ing place recently opened by the
Henry Johnsons at Government Camp
is located on the Old Oregon Trail,
over which John French, grandfather
of Mrs. Johnson, crossed in ’49, while
on his way to the Willamette valley.
Little Henry Lee Johnson attends the
Sandy grade school.
Car Wrecked in Storm
Henry Ridderbusch, who came
aolng just after the wreck at Dolan
creek last week brought one of the
injured men to Sandy for first aid
and Bill Updegrave took him to the
hospital. Nick Vanderhoof wrecked
his Ford by running into the wreck
which occurred during the snow storm
Wednesday night, and there was no
Mass at Government Camp
Mass was held at Government
Camp hotel New Year's morning by
Rev. Father Boniventura, twenty of
the Trails club and Mazamas staying
over New Year's at Mazama lodge
Mass was also said at
8:30 at Sandy before going up the
mountains, and Father Boniventura
was a dinner guest at the Canning
home later in the day.
Sandy Folk» Visit Mountains
Among those from Sandy up the
mountains Sunday were
Mutchler, Ted Gray, Tony Perret,
Richard Maronay, Genevieve and
| Frances Jonsrud, Clark Lund, Billy
Albel, Marie Swerver, Mildred Bar
nett, Dale Stewart, George Kiernan,
Mrs. Elsie Albel and Ernest Thiess.
Commander o f Legion 111
Lester E. Townsend, commander
o f Carl Douglass post of the Ameri
can Legion, is ill with flu at his home
at Faraday this week.
Oliver Beck and mother, Mrs. Roy
Beck, left Tuesday morning for Ya-
colt, Wash., to spend New Year’s day
Arnold H. Drews, former manual
training teacher in the Estacada high
school, was here to attend the Ma
sonic and Eastern Star joint installa
tion and banquet Friday night.
Miss Wilma Kitehing left Thursday
for a visit of several days with an
aunt who resides at Seaside.
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Wilson of Ore
gon City were guests o f Mr. and
Mrs. H. C. Stephens Thursday night
and attended the annual Masonic and
Eastern Star installation ceremonies
and the banquet.
William Dale commences the eigh
teenth year as secretary o f Estacada
lodge A. F. & A. M. He is a charter
member and has been elected to a life
Miss Edna Hates had her tonsils re
moved several days ago and was get
ting along nicely when she had a
relapse and was obliged to return to
Mrs. Myrtle Morgan o f Portland
visited Estacada relatives a few days
last week and attended the Masonic
and Star joint installation ceremon
ies. Mrs. Morgan is a member of
the Estacada chapter.
Miss Lillie Homedew o f Hillsboro,
a member of the Estacada Star chap
ter, was here for the installation and
j ceremonies and banquet Thursday
night, being the guest o f Mrs. G. E.
' Lawrence. Miss Homedew was one
! of the faculty o f the Estacada high
I school three years ago.
PLEASANT HOME GIRL
VICTIM OP BLAZE
Miss Marguerite llemmers, one of
the victims of the Christmas tree fire
and disaster at Monmouth, who was
a student at the state normal, was
the daughter o f H. B. Hummers, a
farmer, who lives near old Pleasant
Home, about half way between San
dy and Gresham. She was 20 years
old, the eldest o f a large family o f
Miss Hummers graduated from the
Mrs. G. R Ellis was ill last week
and was confined to her bed for j Gresham high school with the 1927
several days, but is improving at this class. This was her first year at