i I ' C lac k am as C ounty N ews ESTACADA, OREGON, FRIDAY, JANUARY 4, 1929 VOLUME XXIII SANDY MASON; AND 07916662 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; Mrs. 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. BECK-AIKINS 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 officiated. The bride wore a beautiful dress of blue and carried a bouquet o f white | carnations. 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 PRUNING DEMONSTRATIONS 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 country. January 10 and 11, for the purpose of holding pruning demonstrations ESTACADA LOCALS 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 waukie. 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 county court. 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 father. 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 City Salvation 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 NO. 14 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- THURSDAY NIGHT REASON KNOWN 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 near future. 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 Friday evening. A game between The new officers of the lodge are coroner 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 team. Moreland, junior warden; George R. brought it to the Chapman under SCHOOLS RE-OPEN 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 idays. 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 rangements. 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 tions. 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. KR1EGERINJURED: 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 Carver-Canby Packing company 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 tained. 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. Their 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. flu. 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 proximately .$2,000. 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 formerly owned by Joe Durnberger. 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. farm. For some unknown reason the Cas CHECK ARTIST BUSY cade Chevrolet compnay has been uu ESTACADA LOCALS 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 light. 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 attending. 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 Evelyn 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. ESTACADA LOCALS Oliver Beck and mother, Mrs. Roy Beck, left Tuesday morning for Ya- colt, Wash., to spend New Year’s day with relatives. 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 membership. 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 the hospital. 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 children. 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 Monmouth. , time.