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C l a c k a m a sx o ü n t y N ews
LEGION TO SPONSOR EAST^ § i ? 5 » First Vote Count Announced;
JUNIOR B A S E B A L L Very Few Candidates Active
G R A D E SCHOOL TEAM S OF THE
D IF FE R E N T COM MUNITIES
ELIGIBLE TO ENTER
Carl Douglass Post of the Ameri
can Legion unanimously decided tc
go into baseball again this year— on
a larger scam, possibly, than
year, at the meeting of the post or
But the Legion
baseball this year will be an entirely
from that of last
The Americanization department
o f the organization is sponsoring jun
ior baseball in every state in the
union. The departments in each state
work out their elimination contests
and further elimination contests an
held in different sections o f states
for the selection o f teams to compete
in the national contest in Chicago
the traveling expenses of the teams
after they leave their state are paid
by the national association.
Championship teams o f
will be selected by the process ol
elimination for the chance to enter
for the state championship, which
will be played o ff at the Vaughai
street park on a date when the Coas
league is playing, the juniors playing
a part in a double-header.
It is estimated that more than
three hundred teams will compete ii
the state, at least one hundred am
fifty in the city o f Portland a’.one
Every district school and rural com
munities may have their Legion base
Every boy who will
reached his seventeenth birtffdaj
by next September is eligible to en
The complete details of the
arrangements have not been receiver
here yet, and will be made public a:
soon as possible.
will learn much about the proposec
plans by tuning in on radio statior
K E a Sunday afternoon at 4 o’clock.
Appointment of the committee i:
not complete yet, but Sylvester Law
rence will assist in the organiz tiol
o f a team at Springwater;
Franks at Currinsville; J. C. More
land in the Garfield district, and ai
effort will be made to have son.eon
sponsor a team in every communit;
in the eastern part o f the county.
A certain amount of equipmen
will probably be furnished the team
by the Legion, but the details o
this proposition have not been com
Plans for the new Legion buildini
in Estacada are going ahead.
plan o f financing has been approve
and there is little possibility o f anj
development thut might hinder th
erection o f a building during the com
ing spring and summer.
Two members of the post, J. C
Moreland and Grover Kiggins, hav«
offered the post the use o f their loa
privilege and funds will be borrowei
from the state to pay for the nev
The committee chosen to erect i
bill board on which the names of ex
service men will be painted has de
cided to place the board on Secom
street back of the drug store an<
in front o f the post office.
board will be completed soon an
the names o f ex-service men o f thi;
end of the county placed thereon.
Requests are again being broadcas
for the names of all ex service mer
that they may be properly inscribe«
on the board, which will be perma
Send in your name to the
News office or to the adjutant oi
the post, Ted Ahlberg, Estacada.
The Auxiliary held their meetinj
Monday evening and after the busi
ness sessions, a lunch was served an«
a social hour followed.
an unusually large attendance.
MARCH 6, 7 AND t
Plans are being continued for th-
old time fiddlers contest to be hel«
at the Liberty Theatre, March 6, 7
Cash prizes are being of
fered for first, second
place and those who desire to enter
are urged to file their names with
the Liberty Theatre or the News o f
There is no entry fee, an«'
the winners o f the prizes will be em
ployed to play for an old-time dance
immediately after the finals.
E S T A C A D A -S A N D Y , OREGON , F R ID A Y , F E B R U A R Y 22, 1929
V O L U M E X X III
Mountain Chapter O. E. S held a
stated communication Tuesday eve-
ing in the Masonic hall with a large
attendance o f members and visitors.
First Vote Count Very Light— Friends Help Candidates
games were played anil then came
Voluntarily— Anyone Can Lead by Taking Ad
the refreshments in the dining hall.
Mrs. Rose Bartholomew was chairman
vantage of Honor Roll Days.— Real
of the refreshment
Opportunity Next Eight Days.
with her assistants the tables were
made beautiful with
hearts, cupids and candles, the St. \
Today the first count in the Clack-
Valentine theme being carried out in amas County News’ big “ Everybody
is to take advantage of all chances
the splendid lunch served.
j W ins” election, for two new motor to gain in votes.
The members are now looking for- | cars and many other prizes, is print-
New N om in ees C ould W in
ward with pleasure to the special ed Hereafter, the vote count will be
Is there a chance for a new live
meeting which will be held Monday published each week and will include
candidate? Is there a chance for a
evening, March 4, when Mrs. Carrie1 all votes cast for publication up to
real live worker? You know there is.
Jackson, grand conductress, will visit the night before date o f publication.
And there is the same chance for
the chapter officially for the annual Today’s vote score is of
every candidate now entered.
inspection of work o f the officers.
are on even terms.
That’s how it is today.
There will be a school o f instruction
It is time now to work. Subscrip-
votes have been cast by subscribers ^
mean more votes than they ever
in the afternoon o f that day.
themselves than most candidat«. have ^
Jn three short weeks the
Neither the list o f candidates nor
the recorded vote today is a fair in
The mill o f the Bronson Lumber dication of how the race will be.
company at Faraday,
being Subscriptions and coupons have been
closed down during the cold weather, turned in for some who as yet have
resumed operations first o f the week. made no actual e ffort themselves.
Active work at the LaDee Loggoing Another few have tried to skim the
company camp has not begun, but cream. Eventually the election will
some logs are being shipped from narrow down to the real workers—
Camp 1^4. A train of logs is being the real prize winners.
sent out to Portland
S o m e Qu it Easy
Some candidates there are
will get along very well for a few
They will bubble over with
enthusiasm. But it won’t last. They
will go out and get their ears knock
ed down once or twice and they’ll be
ready to quit.
They have not got
the stu ff in them that will urge them
Andrew Vetsch, 87, who died on
on. And rather than admit their de-
February 15, at the family
. . .
, . ficiency, they’ll come in or write in
mar Boring, was buried in the Sandy and say> ..j havcn-t the time.o others
will be content to let their friends
wore conducted at Sandy by Rev. Mr.
vote for them when they turn in their
Haffner of Portland.
subscriptions over the counter o f the
Mr. Vetsch was born in Switzer
News office. Some will start but not
land, November 14, 1841 and came
io Portland in 1879, remained a few
Really, it is regrettable that the
days and then settled on the same
votes are no more than they are.
place where he lived
In truth, the present status of this
for 51 years, except a four months’
election would not ju stify in putting
visit back to Switzerland,
up more than a cheap diamond ring
a flashy watch or a music box.
He was a lover of the country and
The prizes are extraordinary. Nev
to the very last refused to go tq
er before have such valuable new
Portland where his two sons, Andrew
motor cars and other prizes been o f
ind Peter Vetsch conduct a creamery
fered in this county. And yet, can
didates will lag along, hoping by
About half .the clearing o f the 400- some miracle that the other fellow
icre farm was done by the deceased.
will also stay asleep and allow then-
Vlr. Vetsch married Eisie Gantenbein
to carry o ff the prizes without giving
n 1869 and they celebrated their the semblance of a
return to the
Clackamas County News. That isn’t
Surviving are the widow, two son- ■
N e w N om in ee C ou ld W in
ind an adopted daughter, Mrs. Rose
today an absolutely new
Clayton, and eight grand children.
candidate can enter this election and
The floral pieces were wonderful, I wjth a few subscriptions, spring up
and were hung on the church wall, nad gain B stronK position with eBch
besides those at the altar. The fun- an<J eyery Qne nQW entered- It can
eral was attended by hundreds o f i
t’riends o f the deceased.
And any candidate now in can do
PIONEER OF BORING
Contrary to the plan usually fo l
lowed, the News’ plan calls for a re-
i duction o f yotes as the plan pro
In this campaign the last
week is the least important, because
a year’s subscription counts so few
Live candidates who are on
the job ought to be able to cinch one
_ of the cars within the next few weeks
before the vote schedule is cut.
I can be done. Perhaps you will do it.
Remember, Friday's vote list will
include all votes cast for publication
up to Thursday noon. The standing
published for votes received up to
Thursday noon o f each week.
Now, if you are “ in” go to work.
If you are still thinking about get
ting "i n ” — get in. You can win.
Don’t lag in your campaign, don’t
h. sítate or be timid about your race.
Go right to it and keep right at it.
And above all, don’t sympathize with
yourself. Be positive, not negative.
thing. Just make the time between
jiow and Saturday night, March 2,
the most productive you ever exper
ienced. You can do it. W ill you?
Patrons o f Firwood, Hill
Crest, ship, too, helps.
For instance, for every club of $20
.ended a meeting Monday night at wor^b 0f subscriptions turned in the
.he Sandy grade school to discuss candidate gets 100,000 extra votes,
■onsolidation with Sandy. There was over and above the regular schedule
Greenwood, Marmot and Sandy at-
i large turnout and little opposition which the subscriptions themselves
These clubs may be of
Firwood, however, objected to an one.y ear subscriptions, or any combi
ncrease of expense from its district. na^jon you may work out, just s<
t was decided to call a special meet- they tota, $20 or more.
ng of taxpayers to vote on consoli-
Fourteen one-year subscriptions
lation. • E. F. Bruns presided. The total 168,000 votes. With the extra
,-ounty superintendent, B. L. Vedder, 100.000 that would make 268,000.
And if they are turned in during
ROBERTS C H ILD REN G IV E
VALEN TIN E PARTY
Mrs. Birch Roberts of Sandy ar
anged a Valentine party for Evelyn
ind Glendale and several o f their
ittle friends. The table was decora-
ed with cupid’s colors, with place
:ards for each guest and a valentine
at each plate.
deers, Virginia and Dorothy Pace,
Dorothy A schoff, Edna, Rose and
Henry Keisicker, Sydney and Dewey
Strong, Rill Louderback, Cyril and
Kenneth Roberts, Glendale and Eve-
yn Roberts, Mr. and Mrs. John Rob
erts and Mr. and Mrs. Birch Robters.
Delicious refreshments were served.
Honor Roll days the candidate would
get 2 0 0 ,0 0 0 extra votes for every
three subscriptions, making the four
1 .2 8 0 .0 0 0 votes.
Then if it is a new candidate there
would be 10,000 votes on nominatior
and 100 ,0 00 extra votes with the fiis
four subscriptions, and the coupons.
Thus, a new candidate could with
fourteen one-year subscriptions to
day cast 1,690,000.
H o n o r Rolls
Announcement o f the only special
honor roll vote o ffer o f the entire
campaign appears toilay. Up to an«1
including March 2, is the biggest and
only vote opportunity in the entire
campaign. Look the standings over
Entertains E m b r o id e r y Clnb
Mrs. Dittert was hostess to the The vote is very low, far lower than
Sandy Embroidery club Monday eve- we had expected it to be, but it
ling. Those present were Mrs. Hazel simply makes it easier for anyone t<
Brown, Mrs. H. A . Schneider, Mrs. F. start now and make a runaway win
L. Proctor, Mrs. Hattie Dahrens, Mrs. o f it. Read the list today. See how
Yost, Hazel Hudson, Annie Glocknet few o f the candidates have really
and W innifred, Mrs. Sylvester Hall anything but free votes. Honor Roll
and Miss Kammemer.
days give every candidate a chance
The Eagle Creek Grange held its
regular monthly meeting Saturday in ;
the hull, with an attendance of 44
members and four
members report another of those sue F O U R H C L U B W O R K T O BE 1M
cessful meetings for which this or- \
PORTANT PA RT OF THE
ganization is famous.
One candidate was given the first
SH O W THIS Y E A R .
and second degrees, two teams doing
A t the lecture hour, a
most interesting program was given,
Members o f the Springwater Fair
the theme for all the numbers having 1 board held a special
some connection with Lincoln and week to start working out the plans
Washington birthday anniversaries. for a better fair this year.
When the dinner hour arrived, the fair will be along the same plan
decorations and arrangements for as in former years, more attention
the feast stressed St. Valentine ob will be given to the boys and girls
servances. Red hearts predominated department of the fair.
and the guests derived much pleasure
in finding their place cards and part Wright attended the meeting o f the
ners. The whole affair proved highly Springwater fair board last
and lent his assistance in working
the same thing. There is no handi
cap. A ll are on even terms. W orl
is the governing factor.
DISTRICTS M AY JOIN
WITH SANDY SCHOOL
will be less per subscription.
EAGLE CREEK GRANGE
HAS LIVELY MEETING
Steve Turel, who is employed by
the government in the forest service,
is in a Portland hospital, pn account
o f an accident a few days ago when
he fell and broke a bone in his ankle.
The accident happened at Davis lake
near Three Links. A party o f skat
ers had cleared the sonw from the
ice so as to have good skating and
Mr. Turel made a mistep from the
snow to the ice which caused the
COMMUNITY CLUB TO
GIVE PROGRAM FRIDAY
out the details as regards the boys
and girls in the fair to be held this
Harold Horner has been ap
pointed as 4-H club chairman o f the
community and is over all leaders
of the 4-H clubs in that vicinity.
Last year, for the first time, the
fair board changed their juvenile de
partment to the 4-H club department
and all children eligible for awards
must be enrolled in 4-H club work
and must have his or her final report
filed with the county club agent or
the club department superintendent
before receiving premiums.
The chairman, Mr.
distribute all material to the local
leaders and he sees that all clubs are
functioning as properly as possible.
The chairman acts as sort o f over
“ This plan is a good idea for the
furtherance of club work,” says the
county club leader, Mr. Wright.
The Community Club and the E s
tacada Garden club will join forces
this Friday evening, February 22, KILLS FIVE COUGARS
and give a program at the high school
IN THREE WEEKS
This is the
G. W . Ramsay o f Three Links has
meeting date of the Community club
Some o f the school children will killed five cougars during the past)
pro/zidc .. part of the program, after few weeks and went to Oregon City
which the Garden c ub will introduc« Monday to collect the county bounty
a speaker from Portla.id, who "Vill on their scalps. He will also receive
Give your campaign as much at give an in r.nstive talk on landscape $125 bounty from the state.
tention during your spare time as gardening and other allied
garden said that Mr. Ramsay hunts the cou
you would any other business propo topics.
gars with his one dog and at the pes-
sition for, right here, is no doubt
The public in general is invited to ent time has two baby cats, two weeks
one of the greatest opportunities that come out ar..1 enjoy the program.
old, which he is keeping to sell to
will ever come into your life. Take
some one for exhibition purposes.
advantage of it. Take advantage of R E P O R T O N M E T H O D S O F
R AISING CH U RCH FUNDS F E RT IL IZE R TESTS MADE
every Honor Roll day. They are the
A meeting was held :.t the Meth
key to the golden opportunity. They
A T SPRIN G W A TER -G E O R G E
unlock the treasure chest for you. odist church in Estacada to hear the
County Agent J. J. Inskeep was
reports of .li^sc who “ earned” money
for the Sunday : hoc] and to receive in the Estacada vicinity Wednesday
H o w to Ju m p Into First P lac e
There was a large at and some tests plots were prepared
On each 10-year subscription 680,- the same.
000 regular votes are allowed— pro tendance and the reports were highly to try out a fertilizer donated for
Something like $26 the purpose by Bob Cooke.
viding same is received during the entertaining.
present period. Then, if it is turned was raised in this manner, the ladies plots were fertilized at Ed. Shearer’s
in during Honor Roll days 500 ,0 00 winning over the men by more than on gray oats, and at Bob Guttridge’s
extra votes are allowed, making 1,- half. A program of music, readings place, both in Springwater.
180.000 votes for one ten-year sub and games added much to the eve was also prepared at the Julius Paul
scription. In addition, 100,000 votes ning’s entertainment, and light re sen place in George and and on the
Hollister and Trapp farms in Gar
are given on each $20 club o f sub freshments wer served.
field. The tests are being made on
scriptions, therefore one 10-year sub
A tt en d s Dental Clinic
rye, winter wheat and oats.
scription will have a total value of
Dr. H. A . Schneider o f Sandy at lass Johnson accompanied tho county
1.25 5 .00 0 votes.
You can see by glancing at the tended the mid-winter dental clinic agent while preparing the tests.
vote totals that just a few good sub in Portland Monday and
Bull Run Ladies Ent er ta in
scriptions would furnish a new lead Mrs. Schneider and children joine«
Mrs. Alton Phelps and Mrs. V . D.
er: in fact E N T IR E L Y N E W C A N him Tuesday, visiting in the city for
Butler of Hull Run were hostesses at
D ID A T E S who at this time have no a day.
a farewell party given for Mr. and
votes, could climb to the top easily.
Gresham D o c t o r Dead
Mrs. Ivan Midlan, Saturday night.
When one takes into consideration
Dr. H. C. Johnson o f Gresham Seven tables o f progressive five hun
the value o f the various awards, it
passed suddenly February 13, pre dred entertained the guests.
appears that they are certainly well
sumably from an over dose o f sleep than thirty were present. Mr. Mid-
worth the e ffort it may take to se
ing powders. Dr. Johnson was well Inn wns the Bull Run station agent.
known in the Sandy district as n
W E W A N T M ORE E N L IST M E N T S
N ew S to r e at S a lm on R iv er
veternarian and was well liked.
to replace those who are doing noth
The new store at Salmon River,
now nearing completion, will carry
ing in this “ Everybody W ins” elec
SKI T O U R N E Y A T H R I L L E R
a line of building materials for sum
Phone the News office, Esta
The big tournament at Hood Sun
cada or Sandy; call at the campaign day was a thriller. Candada carried mer homes.
department in Estacada, two doors o ff the honors. Coming 2500 mile
cast o f the office o f publication, or they carry home a lovely three-yeai LEGION AUXILIARY
write for information today.
trophy, which me ins another try-out
SHOW NETS $20.00
Mr. and Mrs. Bean of
of over $21 was the
Baltimore, who were at the event
O bserv es B ir thda y
show given at
Mr. and Mrs. N. L. Horr of Sandy stated “ Portland is our h om e," after
he Liberty Theatre Wednesday eve
entertained Mrs. J. M. C. Miller, and seeing the winter sports, which the;
Mr. Bean ning by the American Legion Auxil-
R. W . Mallery Toesday night at a had never seen befoie.
The committee who had the
delicious dinner, after
five said that words could not till the
affair in charge wishes to express
hundred was enjoyed. This was Mr.
its appreciation for the
Horr's birthday and a lovely
of those who aided in the special
decorated with candles was served.
Mrs. H. A. Schneiiler gave u birth musical program, and especially Miss
Mr. Horr chose Lincoln’s birthday
day party Saturday for Keith.
A Beatrice Wilder ami the boys’ quartet
for his advent, and was named ac
cake bearing four randies, and ice and string quartet of the high school,
cream was served. Relatives present which was the spice o f the program.
Also Mrs. Kelly of Three Links,
Mrs. L un dy W in s Cash Pris e
grandmother, Mrs. J. E. Swanson and who braved the bad roads to respond
Mrs. Blanche Lundy,
Clackamas Eleanor o f Portland,
C. G. to a request to sing, and the co-opera
County News circulation campaign Schneider, Bobby
Gordon of tion of the theatre management is
candidate, carried o f f first prize in | Gresham.
C. G. Schneider
joined sincerely appreciated.
ast week’s special
contest. the party at dinner Saturday night
Due to the illness o f the daughter
Rev. C. T. Cook won second place
o f Mrs. C liff Kiggins, there will be
and was awarded $ 10 , with Frank
The residence purchased a short no meeting o f the Auxiliary sewing
The next meeting will
Marshall and Mrs. Emery Ford fol time ago by Mrs. Thos. Carter from club today.
lowing. The winners had but a small Dan Matson is being remodeled and be at the home o f Mrs. Kiggins, oq
Friday, March l .
margin over several other candidates. built into a modern home.