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LEGION BUYS LOIS
FOR NEW BUILDING
ESTACADA-SANDY, OREGON, FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 1929
O P T IO N
S I T E IN E S T A C A D A P A R K
N E A R P. E. P. D E P O T
GRADE SCHOOL IN
This week the grade school o f Es
tacada began the,Blue Ribbon Health
contest, now being carried on by the
Clackamas County Health associa
lion. Children who eared to enter
the contest were given a health chart
on which to keep a record o f their
The contest will close in May and
r parade will take place in Oregon
City for all blue ribbon children. In
order to enter the parade, a pupil
must get a certificate from the doctoi
for his general health, including his
tonsils, adenoids, ears, eyes, etc., r
certificate from his dentist, and one
from his teacher, certifying that h .
has completed his health chart.
Nearly all the children entered the
contest and it is hoped to have r
good representation in the parade.
The children are all weighed and
measured each month to find hov
much each one is under weight oi
over weight, as the ease may be.
By unanimous vote Carl Dougiast
post o f the American Legion went
on record Monday night in favor of
purchasing the site for the proposed
new building, and the committet
closed the deal Tuesday. The pos!
is now the owner of three lots in
Estacada park near the entrance, and
work will probably be started as soon
as the building plans are approved
by the members o f the post.
The committee in charge o f erect
ing 'he bill board in front of the post
office was instructed to go ahead
and complete their job, and the
nanv s of all exserrice men in the
eastern p 'rt o f the county will be
pa:nted on the board, in alphabetica
order if possible
The junior baseball committee is
working out its plans for the organi
zation o f a junior league in this sec
tion o f the county. District schools
are invited t:> enter the r tea rs The
Mrs. Emma Sarah Allen of Esta
age limit is set rt 17 at the end of cada died Tuesday evening at the
the 1929 bas'd all s ,«3on. Boys who age o f 76 years. Funeral services
will have reached thc-r 17th birthday I were held Thursday at 11 o ’clock in
by next September are not el ¡gib e the morning, conducted by Rev. Clay
The Aii.dliary initiated f • r n \. o f Estacada. She is survived by one
members Monday night and the unit daughter, Mrs. Anna Surface o f Es
decided to attend the conference in tacada, and one step son, Ed Allen
Portland Monday, March 18, in a o f Marmot.
body. This is the date o f the dedi
Mrs. Allen had resided in Estacada
cation of the new hospital and Le for more than twenty years. The
gionnaires and Auxiliary members funeral arrangements were made by
from all over the state are expected L. A. Chapman, Estacada mortician.
Both the Legion and Auxiliary con G A R D E N C L U B P L A N T S
T R E E S ON M A IN SR T E E T
ferences are to be held in the Mult
nomah hotel, at which place the del
Most of the trees have been planted
egations will meet at 9:30.
Plans are being mada by the two on the east side of Main street b>
organizations foe presenting a play the Estacada Garden club and they
sometime in Aoril, the chairman of are still busy planting them on the
die «.im niittee being Mr». Jean Wein Wtit .side. The trees extend froir
The Auxiliary is also plan the corner of Main and Fifth streets
ning to plant shrubbery and flowers to the Wade filling station.
around the roster board. A bed in
the shape of a star, with a color B I B L E C L A S S M E E T S A T
H O M E O F M R S. H A N N A H
scheme o f purple and gold on a back-
gre und o f green was chosen.
The Bible class o f the M. E. Sun
The Legion is still three member
day school had a meeting one eveninp
short o f its 1928 record, and the
last week at the home o f Mrs. E. E.
Auxiliary is over the top as com
Hannah and elected officers. J. F
pared with last year’s membeishp.
Dunlop is president, Mrs. J. R.
The Auxiliary sewing club will
Hughes is vice president and Mrs
meet today with Mrs. Anna Moore.
Clara Hicinbotham scretary an-
The next meeting of the two organ
tieasurer. After the business meet
izations will be held on Tuesday,
ing there was Bible study and re
March 19, on account o f the hospital
freshments. The class will meet once
dedication and conferences in Port
during the month and the next meet
land on the next regular meeting
ing will be at the Dunlop home.
MRS. ALLEN PASSES
TUESDAY, AGED 1 6
W IN OVER CANBY
There was a doub’e header basket
ball game on the Estacada floor last
Friday night between the Candy high
and Estacada high boys and girls
teams, and Estacada defeated the vis
itors in both games. The boys’ scor ,
was 15 to 11 and the girls 29 to
Tuesday evening the Estacada high
boys had a return game with Gresh
am high and again carried o ff the
honors winning by the score o f 20
W H ITAKER INJURED
BY ROLLING LOG
Saturday evening there was a spe
cial meeting of the Sandy chapter O.
E. S., when they were visited by a
: grand officers. Among those fron
Estacada attending the meeting were
Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Townsend, Mrs
O. E. Syron and Mrs. G. R. Ellis.
C A M P FIRE G IRL S M EET
The Talacochan group o f Cam|
Fire girls with their guardian, Miss
Bessie Anderson, held a party at the
home of Gwenyth Parks Wednesday
night. The members o f this unit art
Gwenyth Parks, Mildred Rhodes, Rutl
Saunders, Dorothy Wood,
Crouch, Dorothy Johnson and Heler
Klutch. The young ladies report a
most enjoyable evening.
John Whitaker, son o f Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Whitaker of Estacada, S A N D Y E M B R O I D E R Y C L U B B U S Y
who resides with an uncle at Veneta
Sandy Embroidery club met last
near Eugene, some few days ago suf week with Mrs. S. Hall and Misi
fered a severe accident and had his Kammerer. Tha club has been spon
leg badly bruised when a log rolled j soring some showers recently, beside
on him. He is now able to get about the regular work. Those present in
with crutches and will be all right eluded Mrs. J. R. Hall, Mrs. H. A.
again in a few days, it is believed.
Schneider, Mrs. H. Perret, Mrs. L. B
Green, Mrs. Yost, Hattie Dahrens.
Mrs. Harper, Mrs. Dittert and Claire
Next Thursday, March 14, there
is to be a district Rebekah meeting
at Milwaukie and quite a number
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Clay have moved
from the Estacada Rebekah lodge
into the Topp residence in the east
are planning to attend.
Mrs. W . E. Linn came out from ern part o f the city. They had been
Portland to spend the week end with with Mr. Clay’s father, Rev. B. F.
Clay, since before Christmas.
Miss Edith DeMoy of Willamette
Ernest Rynning came home Sun
day to visit his mother for a few spent the week end in this vicinity
visiting her young friends. She was
The delegates chosen from the M. the guest of Miss Jam-t Gilgan and
E. Sunday school to attend the Older Miss Ethel Hay,nan while here.
A son was born to Mr. and Mrs.
Girls’ conference in Oregon City this
week were Lncille Saunders and Fred Brown o f Estacada Sunday in
the Oregon City hospital.
BIG VOTE PERIOD ENDS
The city council of Estacada held
its regular.monthly session Wednes
day evening in the city hall, with all
Candidates Should Do Best Work in Next Few Hours— members present. No business was
transacted worthy of mention. The
Don't Epect Extra Vote Bonus Later— There’ll
water proposition was discussed ex
tensively and furthering o f plans for
Be None;— Help Your Favorite Now!
a new water system were made, but
no definite action was taken. It was
The first period of the Clackamas give each and every gift away just voted to change the ordinance con
County News’ mammoth $2,500.00 exactly as announced in the begin cerning pool halls, but this had to be
laid on the table for three meetings
Free Gift Distribution ends Saturday ning.
And after it’s all over— in just a and notice wilt be given later.
night at midnight. At the stroke of
twelve the biggest opportunity o f the few more weeks— und people actually
see how a few good subscriptions W . C. T. U. T O M E E T T H U R S D A Y
There will be a W. C. T. U. Insti
The ultimate success o f candidates could have secured the costly cars,
tute at the M. E. church at Estacada
depends to a great extent on what many, yes, a great many are going to
on Thursday, March 14, with an all
is accomplished in these last few re realize that opportunity knocked at
day session. Lunch will be served
their door and passed on.
maining hours of the big votes.
A new candidate who has it in him in the basement dining hall at noon
All persons in the office of the
The state and county presidents are
campaign manager before midnight, or her, who will really go after sub
expected to be in attendance and the
Saturday, will be waited on, and their scriptions, can do almost any thing
state president, Mrs. Jolly, will speak
subscriptions will be credited with the he or she desires in 'this campaign.
in the afternoon. Everybody invited.
big votes. Subscriptions that are And the field is ripe in any district.
mailed and postmarked before mid And what a new candidate can do, a
night, Saturday, March 9, will also present candidate can do. There is
count on the big vote schedule.
NOW is the time for candidates
If some friendly advice is worth
anything to candidates, take it. A in the Clackamas County News’ big
good lead secured by the end of the $2,590.00 automobile and cash cam
first period will “ cinch” for the can paign to concentrate on those six-
Among the pleasant social events in
year subscriptions which each one has Estacada this week was the special
didate the gift o f their choice.
It may be the determining factor in mind. Everyone striving for onq meeting of the O. E. S., Monday
in this election. It will win for s mie o f these beautiful prizes has hopes of night, when the chapter had the
candidate. With less votes, after getting a few o f these big vote pro pleasure o f a visit from Mrs. Carrie
Saturday, a lead will be hard to over ducing subscriptions, but perhaps has Jackson, grand conductress and dep
come. It will pay candidates well to not made the real effort to close that uty to the grand matron o f Oregon.
put forth every ounce o f effort and business.
A school o f instruction was held in
Now, let’s go! Let’s realize that the afternoon and the regular meet
energy possible to lead the vote by
opportunities are here today. Let’s ing in the evening when the chap
go in and win! Are you really a ter conferred the degrees upon Miss
C an didates S ho uld W o r k
These final hours should see can candidate? Are you working? Hav< Louise Noble, for Yaquina Bay chap
didates hustling as they have never you any ambition or pride? Are you ter, Newport. Miss Noble is the do
hustled before. Everyone o f them willing to go through this election mestic science teacher in the Esta
should realize that the value o f the with the mute evidence that you can’t cada high school.
biggest prizes at stake runs into carry on?
Other distinguished guests present
hundreds of dollars. And the next
were Miss Nellie McKinley, grand
A W o r d to Re ad er s
iwards are purses o f money. Think
Many of you have a favorite can secretary o f Oregon; Mrs.Leita B.
what $870 or $732, the prices of the didate that you have been intending Peterson, matron of Yaquina Bay
two big automobiles, can mean to to help win one of the automobiles chapter, and Mrs. Victoria Nelson,
You have been waiting, and waiting. matron of Mountain View chanter of
It is entirely possible for any can Now, if you really wish to help your Sandy, The cnndidite’s mother, Mrs.
didate in the list to absolutely get favorite win, help him or her before Winnifred Noble, was present, also
enough votes by midnight Saturday midnight, Saturday, because your Mrs. Alice L Davis. There were a
to “ cinch” these big gifts. It is pos subscription will be worth just double number o f visitors from the Sandy
sible for a candidate to make $870 in what it will be worth later on. The chapter.
the next few hours. How? Simply News office will give proper credit
A social hour followed the regular
by taking advantage o f the present to the candidate you suggest if you meeting
and refreshments were
big vote offer.
served by a committee composed of
Und er st and , too, that this gigantic
Campaign headquarters will be Mrs. Floren-e Gohring Mrs. Marjorie
j f f e r o f v ote« will n e v e r be repe ated open until midnight, Saturday, to re Cooke, Mrs. Lota Schock, Mrs. Mae
zr e x te n ded .
It ex pire * Sat urday at ceive subscriptions and issue votes Reed and Mrs. Elsie Rise.
A f t e r that, su bscriptions on the closing big vote offer.
Mountain chapter is invited to at
will c o u n t f o r less votes .
T h e vote subscriptions will be accepted after tend and t^hc part in a dV.rict meet
ichedule ra p idly redu ce s durin g the midnight, Saturday, to apply on first ing in Oregon City, March 26, with
-.hort time that remains until the close period votes.
Pioneer chapter as hostess.
o f the bi g event.
All subscriptions, however, that
D o n ’ t Dilly D a lly !
are mailed in any postoffice any G E N E R A L A C C L A I M F OR
C R A P H IC PICTURE OF
This is no time to dilly dally. This where bearing the postmark up to
:s the time for action. This is the midnight, will count as though of
time to win t!^ prize o f your choice, that date, even though they do not
Critics and general public alike
if you are going to do anything big reach headquarters until Monday or
have acclaimed “ The Legion of the
do it NOW’ !
Condemned,” s reen play of another
After you think you have every
angle o f the war from the air, which
subscription you can get, go out and
HOW T H EY STAND
opens Sunday at the Liberty Theatre
get another. That one more may be
Following are the names o f the Estacada, for a two days' run.
‘.he deciding factor. Realize that la- candidates, together with the votes
"The Legion o f the Condemned”
ter on the vote schedule is half, and cast for publication up to Thursday
is filled with the romance, the daring
ess o f what it is today.
and the excitement which surrounded
Opportunity is knocking now at the Rev. C. T. Cook ................... 1,986,700
those birds o f war for which no mis
doors o f the readers o f this newspa Mrs. Emery Ford ................. 1,949,200
sion was considered too dangerous.
per who awaken. Never again will John Hoffmeister ................ 122,100
It is chock full of unique thrills
there come to this community such Mis. R. G. Hunter ............... 1,989,800
taken from the cockpits o f the air
wonderful gifts, some o f them small Andrew Johnson ................. 1,966,300
fortunes in themselves.
Blanche Lundy ......................1,979,600
Here is a tale of a young American
Although the response to its gen Mrs. Alice Marshal] .............1,998,200
newspaper man, who, believing that
erous offe r has not been as it should Frank Marshall ................... 1,982,900
his sweetheart has passed out o f his
have been, this newspaper is going Mrs. Marieta Norman ........ 1,951,100
life forever, plunges into the “ Legion
ahead with its part, and is. going to Mrs. Leo Steinman ............... 1,954,000
of the Condemned,” whose personnel
GRAND OFFICER OF
0. E. S. PAYS VISIT
HEMLOCK MILL TO
PORTLAND “ Y ” GETS
CASE OF COLD FEET
Workmen commenced to repart
what is known as the Hemlock mill at
Faraday, Monday, and it is expected
that the mill will be in operation
in a few days, under new manage
Douglass Johnson has bought the
Simpson property south o f Estacada
across the river and as soon as he
can make some improvements will
move there. Mr. Johnson received
his appointment as justice of the
peace for this district, recently, tak
ing the place o f S. E. Wooster, who
Portland Y. M. C. A. wrestlers got
cold feet when they looked over the
Sandy high school team last Friday
night, and they let Sandy have the
game by forfeit. Even Lauder, after
looking over Reece o f Bull Run re
fused to meet him in the bout as ad
Art Perry and son made a trip to
Gleneden beach over the week end.
Mr. Peiry is expecting to go over
there soon to do some -trucking.
consists of men who want more than
anything else to die. Each and ev
eryone of them have pasts, and, ac
cording to their philosophy their sins
may be expiated only through death
He is torn between two fires, how
ever, when he is confronted with tin
problem of transporting the girl hi
loves over the German lines as a spy
“ The Legion o f the Condemned”
comes from the pen o f John Monk
Saunders, author of the famous show
“ Wings,” and was directed by Wm
Wellman, who handled the mega
phone on “ Wings.” The latter was a
member o f the Lafayette squadron
during the war.
After an illness o f a couple of
E. E. Hannah has gone to Pendle weeks, O. E. Syron was nlile to take
ton where he will work on the ranch charge of his rural mail route again
belonging to his son-in-law, this sum Monday morning.
The George Barr family have all
Quite a number o f roupies from
been suffering with sickness during
Masons to the number o f eight Estacada went to Gladstone last Sat-
the past week, and Mr. Barr's father
and mother have been assisting in from Gresham visited the local Ma ! urday evening to attend a card party
caring for them. They are reported sonic meeting Tuesday evening, when given by Mr. and Mrs. Fred Leiham-
[ mer, former Estacada residents.
they had work in the third degree.
to be improving.
WORK 10 START ON
THE ELWOOD ROAD
SECTION FROM D O DGE R O A D TO
C L E A R C R E E K BRIDGE TO
BF. B U I L T A T O N C E
Construction o f the worst section
o f road o f the entile highway be
tween Colton and Estacada is to be
undertaken immediately, is the mes
sage brought from Oregon City Wed
nesday by those attending the hear
ing held by the county court on that
The work is to be done between
the intersection o f the Dodge road
and the Clear Creek bridge, which
will give the Elwood people an op
portunity to get in and out.
The question as to whether further
improvements in the direct highway
will be possible this year is yet unde
cided. Several communities were rep
resented at the hearing, and Judge C.
VV. Kruse again offered to sacrifice
$5,000 o f market road money from
the West side to be applied on this
road, which, he admitted, was the
most needed in the county at the
H. C. Stephens and A. W. Aru-
strong represented Estacada at the
hearing, Gordon Taylor was present
from Molalla, and Ed. Shearer was
spokesman for the Springwater dele
gation. Elwood and Colton districts
were both well represented.
The committees returned in high
spirits and are more than pleased
with the friendly feeling o f the coun
ty court toward the needed improve
BAND TO GIVE DANCE
The Estacada Band orchestra is
announcing a St. Patrick’s dance at
the club house in the park, on Sat
urday evening, March 16.
. AT SANDY MARCH 16
Attention is called to the Educa
tional rally at Sandy union high
school, March 16. It is sponsored by
the Sandy P. T. A. and the program
will consist o f scriptural reading at
10 a. m., program by Sandy school;
speakers, Brenton Vedder, Mrs. W.
W. Gabriel, president o f Oregon P.
T. A .; numbers by the high school
band; songs by the Glee club; address
by W. G. Beattie o f the extension di
vision of the state college.
Dinner will be served by the la
dies o f the P. T. A., proceeds from
which will be used for the sidewalk
to the grade school.
E STA C A D A BAND SERENADES
S I C K M E M B E R . J. K. E L Y
J. K. Ely, who is confined to his
home on account of illness, and who
is a charter member of the Estacada
Band and has always been an enthu
siastic and faithful member, was re
membered by the band Monday eve
ning. The boys, while practicing, de
cided to serenade Mr. Ely, and went
to his residence, which was greatly
appreciated by the sick man. He sat
in his room and listened to the music
with much pleasure.
Sandy Epworth League will spon
sor a social at the Community church
Saturday night, this week. Games
and refreshments will be featured.
Rev. O. J. Gill will be in charge of
Everyone in the com
munity is invited to spend a social
evening with the young folks.
M rs. Myra Hoernicker was hostess
to the* .Sandy Embroidery Huh Mon
day night, and from h* r invalid’s cot
made a very gracious hostess. Pres
ent were Mrs. II. Perret, Mrs. Ned
Mitchell, Mrs. Ralph Brown, Claire
Payn, Mrs. Harper, Mrs. Dittert, Mrs.
H. A. Schneider, Hazel Hudson, Miss
Kammerer and Mrs. Hoernicker.
B irthday Party fo r C larence B r ow n
Mrs. Brown gave a birthday party
for her husband Saturday night, at
Sandy. Six tables of five hundred
ments were served.
were Mrs. John Riesch and Frank
Dolph. Dolph, a cousin o f Mrs.
Brown, is a golf champion.