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Clackamas County News
L D. MEADE, Editor and Publi11lter
Pub.li.!.hed week~y on Fridays at Estacada, Clackama.!I ounty Oregon.
Entered in the posto!lic at Eatac da, Oregon, a seco111.l..cal' ' matter.
DR. H. V. A D IX
Pbyoician and Sars-•
In Clackamas County, one year $1. LI; outaide th county and in the Stat.
of ~r gon, one year a. J O, ou~id ~ the State of Or :on, one year $2.50;
fo reign $3.00 a } eur. Suh11er1pt1ons are pay L1 11 in advan ce.
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kates for advertising '!14de k~own _on a pplication. Ad ve1tis rs will pleue
~k e note that to in.s ure in ~1 t1on o/ advertisement rn the i ue o:f the
1 ue day noon. _A s1stanc e c1tleriullv given in th1e prep11retion _o! cop)
Dr. H. A. Schneider
Plao11e Sa11d7 111
Attoraey at Law
Oras•• City-, . Oresoa
S. E· V.OOITER
lteal Eotate, LeaM, hlftranee
Dr. 'nlotnu B. Carter
Daley Herd ln-:pector :fOlt
Cooper & McAlliater
Tolopbono CrHbam 112
C. DON PLATNER, M. D.
Phyoician and Surs~
ClackamH County Bank Bids.,
Office Houro, i to 9 P. M.
£,,.ninp, Satnrclq and Sanclay
Pbono Sandy ...,.i
Paint & Wallpaper Store
Rich~d · Sponhauer
NorthwHt• ... Mutual Fin I - Co.
Aetna Firo Ina. Co.
TeL Eatacau M-1
S. E. LAWRENCE
Uconood Electrkal Contractor
HOT POINT. MAJOR
Rt. 2, Eotaoada, o...,..
Toi. Eatacau 174
L. A. CHAP~AN
Oro . . .
Calla attoaded Day or N i1 bi
Toleplaoae H-7 anal H-a1
DR. C. E. STEW IIRT
CWropraclie Play .....
Speclaliaias ia chroma ...i •"-
- • diaordan of tlae Stomaell
aad lntMtiaal Tract
X·RA Y IEllVICE
Office Bean 1t a. m. to I p. a.
0.-U• Offioe. Plloae Ill
UW. l a t ~ . . . . . .
DRf H. M. KRAMER
'p.,._ Batacada 1-11
M~81 ... ,
~ O N.
To ma::y m en sucn a return to the
would offer an interesting op-
SPANISH PRISONER SWINDL E ence unyone in thei r purpose to visit
portunity to discover what somo 04
l,;xico it is hoped that all those their female companions really look
The age old so-called Spani ·h pris- who might becom e victims of the like.
oner swindl e h11R hecn very actively scheme may be suitabl y warned.
promoted from citi1:s in Me.d co du r- These swindlers are not t o he out-
ing recent years and th<! number o ( witte_d _as th ey are mooth, sauve, lncrea,ed Need , for Certain
contributors resident in the United convrn c111g and thoroly expe rienced Food Cban1ea Outlook
States is surpri in.gly la rge. It is be- confid ence men and if the recipient
lie ved that banks can assist in curb - of a swindle letter complies w ith
The n ew program for increasing
ing the promoters by relating the the s~cific instruuct ions for ma.king the ou tput for cui.ain conccntratecJ
details of this swindle to cu, tomers the tr,p to Mexico he will undoubt- foods a s a defense mcasuure mater."
making unu sual withdrawals of am- edly be I elievcd of hi s fund s by trick. ialy changes the pro pcct for Amer-
ounts ranging from $2000 to $4000 ery or violence after his arrival.
ican farmers exc e pt those engi,ged ex-
A classified li:it of names and ad-
The Post Office d epartme nt is do- clusively in wheat and cotton produ c.
dresses of business and profe3 ional ing everything possible under the t ion believes N . E. Dodd, wester"
people, manuufa cturers and othe rs, Mail Fraud statu te to stop this :fraud. regiona l d irector of the AAA who
residents of the United States is obr F_o r many years th e Postmaster Gen- was in Oregon the last week n April
ate a g ricultu ral
tained and circ ularized by mail. Or- eral has issued orders d enying the conferr-inir with
dinarily the mail is posted in Mexico. use of the mails to the promoters o~ adju stment officials at Corvallis.
although a few instances a re known the scheme as their names are sub-
Even the wheal farmer will find
in which the mailings were made in mitted by recipients of the letters more d emand developing for wheat
the Un ited ,Stat.es. The letters are and b,y actual victims. Recent inves- as feed he believes, but this will not
p1actically identica l in language. Two Ugations by post office inspectors compensate for the en om10us s u1•.
letters are u sual ly written. They are showed that about th ree people a pluses which have been piled up,.
worded to induce the addressee to week have bee n victimized in this hence the hope of the wheat fannel'
com e to Mexico and advance a la rge scheme and the amount lost by each to maintain reasona ble prices will be
sum of money, seve ral thousand dol- victim is a pproximately four thou.b- in s uppo rting the wheat marketing
1.ars to secure the relea se from the a_nd dollars ($4000) . The investiga- quotas practically sure to b,e pro
penitentiary in l\Iexico of an alleged twn r esulted in conviction yith heavy claimed a s soon as the next crop r e-
prrisoner who is said to have been sen pen itentiary sentences for Mail Fraud port is out., May 10.
tenced for illegal bankruptcy and to and Conspiracy.
assist the alleged daughter of th e
It is believed effective preventa-.
tive results wou ld accrue if at the
For the advance of mon ey the time of withdrawal of funds in sub-
pzospcctive victim is told h e will be' stantial amounts say $2000 or over,
rewarded by a portion of a large sum the bank would make inquiries, it
of money which, it is represented the not alread y known, as to the purpose
prisoner has stored in a secret com- for which the money withdrawn is to
partment of a trunk in a Customs b,e used, and, if then thot wise to
House, and in a b a nk, both u sualy call the attention of tho customer
Jocatf'd in T exas. Th e names ,given in to the fraud and advise him against
·e r:. ~iti ous as are the entering upon the scheme p rovided
' he I· ' , , .,
... u. ,;,J.
. • .; i-q, c , from the in- of course that is the purpose foll
• end ed victims arc collected from the which the money is to be used •
rict itiou s addresses and taken to the
The victim while in Mexico re-
headqu a1 ters of the "gang" and su it- ceives from the promoters of the
llCheme a socalled bank draft in a
It is surprisi ng that so many peo- substuntial amow1t. The draft is us-
The immedate d rive is for increas-
ple have fallen victim to this obvious- ually drawn on a bank in the United ed prod ttction of po1k, dairy pro-
ly fra udul ent sche me which ha ~ States. H e is told to g o to the bank ducts, eggs, chicke ns, certai n can-
been in operation so long that it seems and cash the d raft. Often the vic- nery crops, pa1ticularly tomatoes a nd
everybody should have knowledge of tim does not know he has been de- some othe r concentrated foods in-
it . Whil e there is no desi re to influ- fraud ed until h e inquires at the bank cuding dried b.eans. By mea ns of a
when he formA a n improper impres- fund of m ore than a billion dollars
si on of the bank. If you have any from the le nd-l ease bill appp ropria-
L L . JONES & SONS
such inquiries please obtain the full tions th e department of agriculture
name an d add11ess of the inquirer will be the chief purch asing age nt
an d submit same to Kildroy P. Ald- for the embattled democracies which
need these foods.
i ich, chief postofficc inspector.
Monument and Marker Dioplay
In addition the departme nt of ag-
oppo&ite new Pootoffice, Greaham.
rt.cu ~ure has be ?n autho1 i1,•zd to
COSMETICS AND WAR
Roy Bohannon, M ir., Tel. 245.
guarantee the maintenance of pi ofit-
able pl'i ces on these products for the
The common reference to C0SDle- next t wo yea rs the reby Insuring pro-
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more tha n those who coined the term situation should change radically in
ever suspected. For pradically all ol the nea r future.
the cosmetics commonly used by wo-
offen the be st of care to a,ed and
men these days contain materials
Smother Crop kill, Bad
invalids at from $SO a month
which are vi tal to defense.
Creepins Grau in Teat
Tel. Grooham 4374
Lipsticks are housed in brass tubes
0n.... which wi!J be turned into cartridge
Canada blue grass a nd creeping
shells; the color in lipsticks is ob,.
velvet grass have b.een kill ed ou t of
tained by the use of chemicals which
a badly infested fie ld at the Red
,.p _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ""!. are needed for the manufacture of Soils experimental area in Clac ka-
gas; permanent wave solutions use
mas county by uusing a smother crop
Evelyn M. Lawrence
chemicals that are n ecessary for gun.
of hail y vet.ch und oats followed b y
powder; a nd so right on down
dry plow ing reports Tom DeArmon<,
Agent :for Aetna Casualty and
line on t he cosmetic counter.
in charge of the a rea.
Scarcity of these items is not ex-
The field was plowed about five •
C itol F4'e l'nsuruce GQ.
pected for some time but if the war inchees dee p in August, 1!139 and
t and Health Iniutance
Estacada, Ore. <.ontinu es for long the products which was not d isturbed unt il after the fall
women have so long associated with rains started. It wall then se eded t u
,;!amour and g a iety may be trans- hairy vetch and oats at the rate oj 1 ,
;orml!d into instruments of death
30 and 70 pounds re p ctively. lmmc-
In recent years many women havtj diately after harve t the ground waf 1
W. W. SIEMENS
considere d cosmeti cs a necessity. again dry plowed. Th field was seed-
When a lu:x.ury tax on cosmetirca ed back to vetch and oats last fall
lhaaical .Sappli ..
with eve ry indication that the creep-
ing grasses were practically exti nct .
M . N• MENTS
Watcla Repalrin s
DR. L. W. GIUFF1TH
A complete optical service
Broken Jen es duplicated
Eyeglass frame• repaired while
We inYite comparioon of _.,,ice,
quality and price
W e do our own arlndlnr
VISION OPTICAL CO.
Powell a1 ... c1, oppoaite
Grooham n .. ter
Tel Cr ,baa Z17, w
) 1t>, d
New hyLrid s,•ll'(t:on appt•ar to
havl' the high yiPlcl ancl 1·es1. tancp to
smut, lodging and shatte1111g of or-
d inary Rex but ar ea, irr to thre h
I and nre believed to be acceptib. r to
the millers according to preliminary
tests. The e hybrid s arc not I e:.di
for distribution however.
ZENITH TIRI::S AND TUBES
Mr. Motori t: Why not equip your car with
Zenith tire' and tube and use th money you av
to buy other acce ories for your car. W e ha v th e,
ize you need in any tire or tube. The wi e moto1·-
i t g ts more miles per dollar by riding on Zeniths.
C.M. Sparks Hardware Co.
(HOW, TO CUT WIDER FURROW
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I pozt it ghe
a lo\ , r flout
than olhtr d· nclard var it'li t• ..
o. g. EBY
few y ar R
Wh e t Hyb rid, My
th e cou11- Prove to b VaJuabl e
try protested that they aro 110 longer
a lwcu.ry, they are a n ecessi ty to mo-
Four promising no ses of Re,
dern wome n.
wheat ,, il h oth,•r varieties are bein,ll
But it would be fo1.1lLh for any w
,tud i<•d clo ·dy at Pendleton branch
man to stock up on cosmetic which
experiment station as po · ibly beini!
she considers iinpor..ant to her ap-
even ett<•r than the prPs nt widely
pearan ce. For use of cosmetics to a
known lfrx v:> r1ety. The one object
large extent ih dictated by style, and
tion lo n~, seems to be that miller
if cosmetics b come sc rce style le
ders will undoub.tedly decree that
"war paint" is out and plainness I!
to properly operate my :farm la
the cry of many farmeiw.
, WITH A !- OR 3-PLOW TRACTOR
i li you wish to cut wider furrows than you c an turn with a 12" or
; 14" base tractor p low, take a look at our Olivec 216 and 316 trac tor
/ gangs. T heee are %- and 3-baee 16" plows with unusual covering
ability, light draft, ample rake and high cl aran
/ horizontal a djustmenta Coe cocrect line of draft with any trac tor,
hinged that the plow follows conto u rs and wor:k.e at even depth.
1 You can adjust plowing depth whil th plow is moving with J.jul
i effort through the O liver b a U-beariog depth -adjuating
plows have the Oliver quic k, IU.re• ting pow r lift wh
action and dependabili ty are unequaled. Get ooe of the
light-draft, s turdy, wider-cutting
linn if you want your 2- oc
3-pJow lra tor to do a bigger , b tter plowin g job per hour. '
NOTICE OF FINAL ACCOUNT
In the ircuit ourt of the State o(
Oregon !or tht! County of lacka-
mas, Probate Department.
DO YOU KNOW
In the Matte r of th Estate of Pete1
William Ledine, D cea ed.
th ere are numeroua opportunitlea
Notic is hereby given that the un.
o trad e fanns for homea or equ-
dersigncd as Adm rni trator of the Es-
itieii in home command ing goo<' tate of P •t ·r W iliiam Lt·dinc, de-
ceased, ha filed his Final Account
m the ircu it Court of the State of
Ore&'on for Clackamas o ty, an1
A SMALL BUSINESS
that fonday, th 26th day of May
1941, a l the hour of 9 :00 o'clock ir
that will give you employment.
the forenoon of aid day and th<
court room of
id court has b er
appointed by aid court
and plac for the hearing of objec-
tions ther to and the
mo r, ple ' u:iwi ling to adju to
Dated and !irst pu · hed April
cir un ,tanr s. Perhap we can 25, 1941.
Dat of la t publicatioon M y 23
STA. "LEY T. LEDI E,
Ad min" tr tor
The MEYERS SERVICE
IcAlli t r, Attorney ,
Gr h m, Or gon.
. They h ave lhe
patent d Oliver Dial Hitch which permits both vertical and
Hessel ]mplement Co.
FOR EVE RY OCCASION
Ord e r t!tru L.
flow r hop 01,po 1
. Chapman. T I. f, ta ad 66-7
C. ourt Il o
111 r icon 'ity.
Tel. Oregon City 7561
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