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Clackamas County News
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many lines o f manufacturing.
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For several years increasing attention has been given |
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to research and fact-finding as a means toward better ¡5
g . e . PARKS, Editor and Publisher
c . r e x p a r k s Adverti.iBg M .n .* er ,
t h d s j coinmerce and industry.
While similar work
The man who invented “ All Fool’s Day” probably
; has been done in behalf ot agriculture, no such compre-
had reference to the way most Americans save mon
Published Weekly on Fridays at Estacada-Sandy, Clackamas Co., Oregon i hensive Study as that now planned has ever been Under
ey. And he did not miss it far for few o f us save as
taken. The new survey will doubtless be a most impor-
Entered in the postoffice o f Estacada, Oregon, as second class matter.
tant step toward putting agriculture on a more sound and
Jones gets $75 a month and needs every cent o f it to
live. Brown gets $100 a month; Smith gets $150,
In Clackamas County, one year, $1.50; Outside the county and in the state
o f Oregon, one year, $2.00; Outside the state o f Oregon, one year,
while Johnson gets $200 and Anderson gets $250.
President Hoover’s strong desire is to abolish pov-
$2.50. Foreign, $3.00 per year. Subscriptions are payable in advance. erty. Probably plenty o f subjects may be found who are
All five claim they “ spend all on a bare living.”
Something is wrong .about this. All are not right.
willing to be experimented upon in the interest o f science
Are you right? You are if you live within your in
THE ORIGIN OF EASTER
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come and save some every month.
Easter Sunday, universally observed by Christians in
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commemoration of the resurrection of Jesus, was not orig-
The country might rid itself o f the bootlegger if a law
Be careful— don’t let this day be your anniversary.
inally a Christian festival, but is rather an outgrowth o f was passed compelling him to drink the poison he pans
A young man 20 years old had $400 but he foolishly
the Jewish Passover.
o ff on his public.
wasted it. When he is 65 years old this sum at 4 per
The word Easter is a survival o f old Teutonic mythol
cent would have amounted to $2,336.
ogy, from Eostre, the Anglo-Saxon goddess of spring.
6, one week from the coming: Sat
Among the Romance nations— France, Spain and Italy—
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the name is derived from the latin “ pascha,” this in turn
Cecil O. Duke and R. E. Esson are
being drawn from the Hebrew name of the Passover.
in charge o f the arrangements for
No trace o f the observance o f Easter as a Christian A L ittle T ru th and a L ittle H okum the meeting, and while special invi
festival is found in the New Testament, nor in the writings
tations are being mailed to all ex-
L egionnair E
I First State Bank
O f th e a p o s t o lic f a t h e i s o f th e C h in c h .
Two new members o f the post since service men whose names are avail
T h e c e l e b r a t i o n o f E a s t e r o r i g i n a l l y t o o k p l a c e a t t h e last edition of The L eg ion n a ire- able, an invitation is extended to ev-
e n d O f t h e J e w i s h P a s c h a l f a s t , r e g a r d l e s s O f t h e d a y O f otto Jannsen of Clackamas and Rat. «‘ •■yone, and it is hoped that all will
the week, but Gentile Christians early adopted the custom ; Erickson of camp s—bringing the |take thl8 as their »station to be
o f commemorating the crucifixion on Friday and the res- total up to 64. with 11 members;p,<sent 1 olu a> m* * 7 8 ocl'llt
urrection on the following Sunday, as we do now. There needed to go over the top, this post i
The strength o f the Legion is in
were at first several different methods o f calculating the should reach lts quota Wlthln the numbers, and the larger membership
date o f Easter.
. next week. ^
the organization has, the greater will
It is recorded that in one year no less than three dif-
The gtate officers of the Legion be its force for protecting the in
ferent dates were observed by various churches— March were told by an officer of the post terests o f former soldiers, and for
2 1 , April 1 8 and April 2 5 . Controversies over the date of at the time of the conference, that carrying out the Legion program,
Easter were among the most bitter of any disputes in the ¡t was impossible to reach the quota which is in the interests o f every good
history of Christianity, as may be inferred from the fact set by them, because there were not American. Commander Jonsrud of
that in the year 1 9 7 , Victor, Bishop o f Rome, excommuni-; enough ex-service men m the district, the Gresham post will be present, and
while the members o f this post would
cated Polycrates, bishop of Ephesus, with his entire A s L If a‘‘ thoae whose names « . to go be glad to have the people o f that
atic following, for non-conformity to the Roman date.
1)ouglass post would have a member. community join Carl Douglass post,
Finally in 3 2 5 the Council of Nice decreed that Easter ship of ovei. ninety. And this list is they hope that you will connect up
with Gresham if you do not wish to
should fall on the first Sunday after the first full moon far from complete,
join 74. In other words, the Legion
which occurs on or next after March 2 1 . This does not,
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necessarily refer to the actual full moon, however, but is a membership of 100 is possible, naires desire to have every men eli
become a member o f the organ
determined by certain rather complicated calendar rules, and, within the next year or so will gible
ization here or some other place.
Many interesting popular customs have arisen at var- be a reality. But it is necessary that
ious times in connection with the celebration of Easter, a11 ex-service men in the strict be
E X P R E S S E S A P P R E C IA T IO N
o f which that of sending Paschal or Easter eggs is the a?q7 n7 ! wAlth tho
most widespread. This is also a survival of past ages, the this information is in the minds of
The editorial comment of The
egg having been to the ancients a symbol o f immortality, ex-service men, they will deem it a News on the doings o f the Garden
club last week was a very thoughtful
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j great privilege to become a member expression o f appreciation and the
^ o f such an organization.
The sad affair at Aurora, 111., this week, when a lady j
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was killed by a dry squad raider, isn’t going to advance 1 Sympathy is extended Bob Cooke
the cause o f prohibition enforcement, it’s a shame that i upon the loss o f his father, who died
such men are clothed with authority. Such incidents tend 1 in Portland this week. Bob is fi-
to cause more disrespect for law.
, nance officer o f the post, a position
! be has held for several terms.
More international complications threatened:— it isi xr „ , * * *
said . ~ the ^ Prince o f Wales resents the song,
7 , 7 the . resurrec-
° 7 “ I Faw Down I day
cincl L t O o O O m .
I tjon 0f j esus. But it appears that
j the day was invented for the purpose
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TIME FOR CLEAN-UP CAMPAIGN
!of 7 7 ng off
‘ lothes. it fur-
. , | mshes the opportunity to do this, be-
There is no “ sure sign of spring, but spring should cause more people go to church on
be a “ sure sign” of the arrival o f that time for the com- j Easter than any other day. Many
munity to clean up. There is no superstition or prophesy-! go for the purpose of seeing what
the others are wearing:.
ing about this clean up sign
When warm weather has come to stay every owner
Several years ago the women really
o f property and tenant in Estacada and Sandy should in
attract attention by their new
stinctively feel its his duty to remove the evidences of did
Easter outfit. Now they attract at
winter’s ravages and to aid and augment nature in her tention.
work o f re-beautification.
Every spring cleanup program should include dis
Our grandmothers used to buy
posal of winter’s accumulation o f litter and decayed vege seven yards of cloth to make a dress.
tation, repairing and repainting of buildings, and land Now they buy one yard and make
scape gardening. Landscape gardening is no longer as two dresses. But the men get a lot
more for the money the women
sociated with large estates alone.
What is the compensation of a community-wide
clean up campaign? It improves the general health o f
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the community by removing deposits that are breeding
Th? b,g ev7 for the post thls
p aces ot disease germs and disease carrying insects. A Monday nlght The Le(?io* and
clean town is a better place in which to live than one that ¡Iiary will hoW their first meetjng
is unsightly and unsanitary. And the best community ¡n April at the Grange hail in sandy
advertising is the appearance of being “ cleaned-up, and every ex-service man in this part
painted up and planted up 7 ’
of the county, as well as every lady
Sandy, situated on the Loop road, will be visited by \ eligible to become a member of the
thousands and thousands o f people during the next few Aux, 1 ,ary. 18 ‘> 7 7 ^
months, if only for a short tim e; there is an opportunity i T.
to create a lasting impression on the minds of those visi-• cnter,„inment. and the Auxiliary is
tors at little expense, by making the buildings and grounds putting on the “eats” which is free
neat and attractive.
j to all who attend. It is hoped that
Estacada will be visited by many more people th is; »11 members of the post will attend,
year than ever before, many of whom are now property and that pver>' former soldier ¡n the
owners. The extent o f the development o f Estacada Lake dl8tnct W,M »«end. it will be an in
teresting meeting and while everyone
district will depend upon the standard set by the older not a member will be given an op
residents and property owners o f the town and district. portunity to join the Legion, one in
When a citizen beautifies his own property he is do curs no obligation, whatever, by at
ing his fellow townsmen a good turn. If he fails to do so, tending. But they will be informed
he works an injustice on those who do try to beautify their as to what they are entitled to by
reason o f their military service, and
how this has been made possible.
FIVE-YEAR FARM SURVEY
Grover Kiggins (to helper)— Say
hold o f one o f these wires for
Two leading engineering groups will shortly begin take
me. will you.
a five year study o f the entire farm problem, according to
Helper— Sure, I will.
Grov.— Feel anything?
a recent announcement, the survey to include farm man
Helper— No. Why?
agement, economical production, elimination o f waste,
Grov.— One o f these wires carries
the use of power and mechanical equipment and the bet- &ooo volts and i ju st w anted to know
terment o f relations between agriculture and commerce whlch one u
The dance a t E a gle C reek S atu r-
This survey will be undertaken by the American so- Hay night w as better attended than
ciety o f Agricultural Engineers and the American Engi-,
•■grind*” 1 'anTi, ™üïiy
neering council, o f which President Hoover was formerly enjoyed by ail those who iike to
the head. The methods to be employed will be similar to dance- Bearin «und that there win
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he anoth er dance w ith the same or-
those o f the Hoover committee on waste in industry which chestra. on Saturday evening. April
club is glad to receive such spon
taneous encouragement. But much
credit should be given the city coun
cil for their loyal support and espec
ially to J. C. Duus, who gave so
much o f his valuable time.
A project of that nature involves
much more work and planning than
is apparent to the casual observer
and many preliminaries must be
worked out. A committee, Mrs. A.
G. Ames, Mrs. Blauth and Mrs. Fred
Bartholomew, gave a lot o f time to
It is hoped the home owners along
upper Main street will interest them
selves in any care that may be re
quired. The trees may need water |
and some protection from vandalism
Some day it may be a source of
pride to owners who live along our
Floral avenHe. Plans had been made
for the planting of shrubs and flow
ers also, but the club found that
the expenditure would be too great
to incur, all in one season. So that
is held over for the future.— Mrs. A.
Special for Easter
SWIFT’S PREMIUM HAM; per lb ................3 3 £
WE ALSO HAVE PURITAN BRAND
AND OUR OWN MAKE
ESTACADA MEAT CO.
T IM E S C H E D U L E — P O R T L A N D -E S T A C A D A S T A G E S
T im e o f D ep artu re
J)aJly E x ce p t S un day.
H S un day
T im e o f D ep artu re
Estacada *6:15 a. m. 8:30 a. m. 4:30
Eagle Cr. 6:30 a.m .
8:45 a.m . 4:45
6:35 a.m . 8:55 a. ra.
6:50 a.m . 9:10 a.m . 5:10
Clack’mas 7:00 a. m. 9:20 a. m.
Portland 7:35 a.m . 9:55 a.m . 6:00
V S aturd ay U S unday
p.m . 7:15
p.m . 7:25
p.m . 7:35
p. m. 7:45
p.m . 8:30
1 S u n d a y O n ly
p .m .
p .m .
V S atu rd ay O n ly.
RAKE and HOE HANDLES; big assortment
of new and used tools at all times.
Assortment of PAINT; FOUR-HOUR ENAMEL
Buy Here and Save
Furniture E xchange
R E A D T H E C L A S S IF IE D S
Brighten Your Home
Electric lights . . . .
CLACKAMAS COUNTY NEWS, FRIDAY, MARCH 29, J!>29
properly placed . . . . make your
home life cheerful and useful.
appliances lighten your domestic burdens.
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