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C läckämas C ounty N ews
FKiDAY, OCTOBER 17 ,194’
TWO DEATHS NOTED
THE FAS I WEEK.
ARE BEING CLOSED
J Senior Class Play
roads in the Clacka
Canby Today At Eagle Creek
Nearly Completed mas The river fallowing
Oliver W. Perkins
ranger district in the Mt.
Oliver W. Perkins of Estacada died
MEMBERS OF CLACKAMAS EL
ECTRIC COOP. WILL RECEIVE
With only the installation of ser
vice entrances and meters remaining
to be done members of the Clacka
mas Electric co-op will have electric
power with in the next three weeks
it was disclosed Monday at the an
nual meeting of that organization
held at Sandy.
The Eagle Creek Canyon gap in
the line was conquered last week
when stretching of 1980 feet of II.
strand copper-meld cable was finish
ed. The Portland General Electrict
company which will energize the sys
tem put in its connections on Tues
Director* Are Elected
At the annuar meeting Monday
the following were elected as direc
tors of the co-op. Victor Bodley, C.
H. Dice, Mildred R .Decker, Frances
Hiatt, Roy Maxwell and C. J. Sand-
strom all reelected and Leonard An.
ders, C .H. Chaney and Chas. Upde-
Serves Large Area
The northeast Clackamas project
has just completed 61.9 miles of lines
which serves Garfield, Porter, Fir-
wood, George, Dover and the Sandy
Ridge communities. There are 190
members in the Northeast Clackamas
Merger Is Considered
The merger of the Northeast
Clackamas Electric Co-op system
with a second project designed to
serve 200 or more rural homes in
the Scotts Mills section is now being
C. J. Sandstrom president of the
power co-op reported at the meeting
Monday that an REA official from
Washington, D. C., was expected this
week to survey the proposed expan
sion plan. He said that the Scotts
Mills area already had organized and
had upwards of 200 signed up as fu
Hood National forest are being clos
ed for fall maintenance. Hillockburn
road, Abbott road from North Fork
crossing camp to High Rock, Shell
Rock road, Peavine road, Clackamas
river road from Oak Grove ranger
station to Riverside camp and the
Clackamas river road from the Three
Links power plant to the Oak Grove
Due to lack of surfacing on these
roads it is necessary that they be
closed each winter to protect them
from wash and other damage.
Headquarters for the Clackamas
river ranger district are now located
at Estacada in the Masonic building.
SELF DEFENSE STRESSED
BY HIMLER COUNSEL
When George (Duke) Hinder, 29,
of Park Place ex.seaman and former
carnival wrestler and boxer went on
trial Tuesday morning in Clackamas
county district court on a first de
gree murder charge involving the
fatal knifing of Charles P. Straight,
56, of Clackamas Heights self de
fense was stressed by Himler’s coun
sel .The trial began at 9:30 with
Jud/ge Earl C. Latourette presiding.
The case is beeing prosecuted by
District Attorney Fred A .Miller as
sisted by his deputy Robert Mulvey,
while Glenn R. Jack Oregon City at
torney is representing Himler.
LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL ELEVEN REGISTRATION BEING TAKEN
WILL CLASH WITH BRUISERS FOR COUNTY DEFENSE UNIT
FROM CANBY AT CANBY
AT EAGLE CREEK
Another important football game
in the Big Nine league is scheduled
to be played this afternoon, Friday,
October 17 on the Canby grid when
the Estacada Rangers clash with the
The Rangers have been sort of
“out of luck” with their home games
and perhaps may emerge with a bet
ter showing after the Canby set to.
Last Friday afternoon the Sandy
Pioneers scored an easy victory over
Estacada on the local field winning
by a score of 34 to 0. The Sandy
lads are tough and fart but nobody
expected them to be that tough.
Three more Big Nine league
games remain for the Estacada Ran
gers after their argument today with
Canby, namely the game with Silver-
ton at Estacada next Friday, Octo.
ber 24; the tilt with the Motella
Buckeroos at Molalla October 31;
and the scrap with their ancient ri
vals the Gresham Gophers which will
take place at Gresham on Novem
ber 14. The game between Estacada
and Gresham has always been held
on Armistice day in previous years
but this season has been moved up
to November 14th.
A class in first aid under direction
of the Oregon civil reserve will be
held in the Eagle Creek dance hall
next Tuesday evening, October 21 at
8 o’clock. Similar classes will be con
ducted every Tuesday evening until
the course is completed.
Everybody who can is urged to
take this filet aid course and also
to enroll in the Clackamas county
civilian defense organization .Blanks
for enrollment are at the Eagle Creek
Inn and the Eagle Creek store where
you may register.
in the Oregon City hospital Monday
at the aige of 78 years. The body was
brot to Estacada by the Chapman
Funeral home. Graveside services
were held Wednsday afternoon at
Zion cemetery with Rev. Jos. Pope
officiating .Relatives are unknown.
William G. Paxton
Graveside services were held last
Saturday at the Odd Fellows ceme
tery for William G. Paxton, 37 ,who
died in Poitland. Services were in
charge of the Chapman Funeral home
with l’.ev. Thomas Duncan offeiating.
Deceased was a brother of Mrs.
Coyd Looney. z
THREE ACT FARCE MYSTERY
PLAY TO BE PRESENTED BY
SENIOR CLASS AT HI SCHOOL
The three act mystery farce play
entitled “Find the Woman” will be
presented by the senior class of the
Estacada union high school in the
high school auditorium on /Friday
evening, October 24th.
Without being gruesome the play
abounds in dynamic drama, is rich
in romance and tingling with thrilling
excitement. The story and dialougo
are such that they carry authority
and conviction. “ Who is the Woman
in Red?” It baffles everyone and it
»ill baffle you until the last cur
Legion Aids in
Navy Recruiting mannered
Rosea Lord.—A good looking mild
youth in his early twenties,
Following is the cast of charac
According to announcement from Don Bella
Karns—Girl in late teens.
David B. Simpson of Portland, state She is nervous,
not especially bright,
chairman of Navy Day on October and easily embarrassed. Mildred Kig
27 F. E. Dooley has been selected as gins.
chairman of the event in this locality. Hannah Welcome— A tall, angular
Mr. Dooley and his committee are al woman in her late thirties. She has
ready functioning and confidently a severe brusque manner. Betty June
expect that this Navy Day will be Gunter.
Ella Allchin— A womun in her mid
the most significant in history.
dle thirties. She is stout and never
In connection with the observance lose the opporunity to act shy and
secretary of the navy Knox has been kittenish. M argaret Chaney.
informed by Joseph K. Carson Jr. Boris Ivan itch— A Russian boy in
early twenties. He speaks littie
HIGH SCHOOL CLASSES
state commander of the American his
when he does it is with an un
Legion that the Legion of this state but
mistakable Russian accent. Ray Rick
132 MEN SENT BY THE
will raise a company of 140 men for ey.
induction into the navy on that day. Major Malcolm Henry Burleigh.
The annual class elections were ESTACADA DRAFT BOARD
The induction ceremony Is to take
held recently a t the Estacada union
thin aristocratic appearing
high school with results as follows: F. E. Dooley secretary of the local place in Portland at the civic audi A man tall
He is obviously
and will be a part of a mass a southerner forty-six.
A tentative six months budget for Senior Class: Pres. Bob Biown; draft board said this week that a torium
and speaks with a de
total of 132 men had been sent by
Clackamas county has been prepared
cided southern accent. Jim Lauder-
to the navy. Shortly after the back.
>y the budget committee composed retary Doris Lankins; treasurer Be the local draft board since it started dicated
jf members of the county court, Mrs. thel Hagerman; sergt. a t arms, Mil. operations. This does not include re pany of recruits will leave for San Fannie Frost— A woman in her ear
•idiward E. Biodie, Jay W estcott and dred Kiggins; class representative, jections .The Estacada board has le Diego
thirties. She is eccentric in manner
to undergo thein naval train ly
ceived a call for ten more men to be
and possessed with a vivid imagina
The half-year budget which will Junior Class. Pres. Tom Hock- inducted November 3rd. A special
tion. Shirley Tucker.
•over the period from January 1 to brueckner; vice president, Careliena meeting of the draft board for the here.
Countess Anna Torenski.— A wo
June 30 ,1942 is necessitated by the Wade; secretary ,Louise Lawrence; purpose of selecting these men was Navy Day annually takes place on man who is apparently foreign. Her
lew tax law which changes the fiscal treasurer, Reta Gant; sergt .at arms held this week. S. E. Lawrence is the birthday of former president hair is always dresses in the latest
/ear from the calendar year to the Don Johnson, class representative, chairman of the board. Other mem. Theodore Roosevelt who was instru. mode. Pat Duus.
bers are R .R .Cooke and Jack Saun mental in first adopting a sound ba
¡seal year of June 1-June 30. A new Yvonne Midford.
Inspector Con C. Bungle.— A hea
sic naval policy for this country. In vy set man about thirty. He has a
JURY DENIES DAMAGE
Nash; vice president Audrey Still;
addition to paying a deserved tribute piping voice and regards everybody
o be drawn up June 30.
CLAIM FOR $16,000
to the sea heroes of the nation and with suspicion. John Stormer.
Highlights of the six months bud secictary, Don Steele; treasurer Al-
recalling the splendid part the navy Anne Fuller— A pretty girl about
The circuit court jury hearing the
has played in making and keeping us twenty years of age. Her speech and
thousand dollars appropri Griffee; class representative, Thel ANY CHANGE TUESDAY
$10,000 damage suit of Kate Kal ated Twenty
a dominant world power, the Navy manner proclaim her to be a girl of
for a new agriculture-veterans’ ma Geil.
man, adm inistrattor of the estate of
Day observance has proved a valua breeding and refinement. Dorothy
M. J. Kalman, formerly of route 2,
vice president Happy Cadanau; At the annual budget meeting of ble means of fostering a better un Yocum.
Boring against A rthur Milne doing in Oregon City, to house all agricul den;
secretary Donna Lee Hayden; treas the city of Estacada held on Tuesday derstanding of the Navy and its John Camp— A tall, stockily built
business as th'e Milne Construction ture offices .provide an auditorium, urer
Bud Woods; sergt. at arms Ralph evening of this week the budget as work. Such information in a coun policeman in his late twenties.. He is
company the The Dalles and his dri etc.
class lepresentative, Don prepared by the budget committee try where government is by public very hard.boiled and self important
ver Kenneth Cole deliberated about
and published in this newspaper was opinion is essential to the formamtion in manner. John Cox.
four hours Wednesday and returned
without change. This budget of correct judgements affecting na Mazje Marsh— A pretty gild of
a verdict in favor of the defendants. mended by the grand jury which ask
is for the first six months of 1942 val policy and in this work of dis medium
in her late teens. She
This suit was the result of an au_
only. A budget for the entire ensu pensing information to the people of is rather heighth
COUNTY SCHOOL MASTERS
tomobile accident at the intersection setup.
ing year will be made prior to June the United States, Navy Day has play Lou Chevron.
of 82nd street and Dedman road on Five thousand dollars for improve CLUB MEETS HERE
ed a considerable part since its inau.
August 31, 1939 in which Kalman, ment of courthouse grounds .provid
guration in 1922.
82, was fatally injured. The Milne
Mr. Dooley pointed out that by
truck was being driven by Cole and Three thousand dollars to air con ers club met at the Esacada high MR. AND MRS. ALVA SMITH
school last Tuesday. Principal speak
contacting a Legjonaire or local ie-
it and the Kalman machine collided. dition the county court room.
cruiting officer eligible young men
Elsie Kalman, 17, and her brother Several county empiloyes were er was Howard Belton .state senator GET FIRST 1942 FORD V-8
can make application for membership
Arthur, 13, filed damage suits some granted salary increases all elective from Clackamas county..
time ago against Milne and Cole .In officials receiving boosts by the last Dinner was served a t 5:30 by the Mr. and Mrs .Alva Smith this week in the Legion's company and be as
home economics departm ent of the received delivery of the first 1942 sured of remaining among friends in Farmers are reminded that if they
this the jury also found for the de- j legislature.
fendants. Elsie asked $3500 damages 1 In the sheriffs office $750 was set high school under supervision of Mrs. Ford V-8 automobile to be sold thru the company for the duration of the are in need of such assistance loans
the Boh Cooke Motor company, local training period which lasts 6 weeks. may be obtained fnom the Emergency
for injuries while A rthur sought to for employment of a night patrol- Hutchinson.
nan, a new position and pay of the Several musical numbers were on Ford dealers.
At the end of that time the men Crop and Feed loan section of tile
The jury in this case was composed executive deputy, Geo. Jewell, and the program under direction of Mr. Mr. and Mrs. Smith purchased a will be given the opportunity to qual Farm Credits administration for the
super deluxe For dV-8 coupe in the ify for advanced training in one of purpose of seed and for planting win
of Albert Groshong, as foreman, H. ;he night and day jailers was increas. Foster.
beautiful fathom blue color with chcv the nevy’s 58 trades. Among courses ter grain.” This statem ent was made
A .Hubbard, Allen Joy, Clarence ed.
ron gray striped mohair upholstery. which will be offered to them are el today by Sidney L. Thompson field
Evans, Marguerite Milford, Edith The only raise in the tax office Iron in Spring Water is
ectricity .radio, signalling, machinist, director of this territory.
Wallace, Geo. Blair, Marion Tong, W. vent to chief deputy Gilbert Wood Troublesome in Pipes
and aviiation machinist, metalsmith, “Farmers whose crops have been
J. E .Vick, Ethel Van Zante, Stan ward who will receive $150 instead Presence of dissolved iron in RED CROSS LADIES
>i $125 a month.
boilermaker and many others .Mr. damaged or destroyed and who have
ford Cox and Florence Jordan.
water causes considerable dif
The first and second deputies in spring
Dooley emphasized the fact that men no other means of getting in their
ficulty when such w ater is tepid to A benefit card party will be spon are
.he clerks office were advanced from houses
being accepted for the naval re fall crops,” continued Mr. Thompson,
TIRE PRICES GOING UP;
$110 to $125 a month ,the other reports repeatedly received by J .5. sored by the ladies of the Estacada serve which will allow them to re “may, if otherwise eligible, obtain
BUY NOW, SAYS COOKE
clerks to receive no increases under Jones agricultural chemist at Oregon Red Cross chapter in the Estacada turn to their homes and jobs at the assistance from this agency.”
hall this Saturday, October 18. end of the national emergency.
According to Mr. Thompson the
A news release from Washington the A budget.
college. Sometimes this dissol city
stenographer was added in the state
at 8 p.m. Refreshments will be ser He further stated that since con maximum amount which may be loan
confirms the fact that tires are go surveyors
office and the chief de.
siderable time is necessary for com. ed to any individual is $400. The in
ing up in price. In urging his custo
themselves when the oiiginal water ved. Everybody welcome.— Adv.
plot in? enlistment papers men inter terest rate is four percent and the
mers to buy Goodyear tires now with puty’s pay was advanced from $150 is strongly acid although more fre
ested in joining the Legion company security required is a first mortgage
out delay Bab Cooke of the Bob to $175 a month.
should make applications at once. on the crop to be produced. Tho
Cooke Motor company lists the fol The county auditor, Donald Bauer, soil.
was given a raise from $185 to $200 The only effective way of remov. PAST NOBLE GRANDS
loan becomes due August 31, 1942.
Mr. Thompson stated that thosu
First, the prices are scheduled to a month and a stenographer also was Ing it from solution is hy use of a
added in this office.
ers who are interested in filing
or settling basin in which so The Past Noble Grands club of SESSION ON TUESDAY
should consult him at
Second, tire stocks are low and The budget also disclosed that tank
Estacada Rebekah lodge held its
United States post
you may have truoble in geting your $27,500 was placed in the general the iron after which it will settle out the
first fall meeting at the home of The Estacada PTA met in its re- office building, St.
relief fund for the six month period,
Mrs. Louise Linn on Monday, Octo g ;la r monthly session on Tuesday, in Portland.
Third .tires mounted in cool wea the appropriation for all of 1941 be- says Jones. ---------- o----------
October 14 in the grade school audi
ther last longer.
MRS. OLIVfc MEHL IS
The following officers were elec torium. After a short business meet
Fourth, you need gripping, non.
EASTERN STAR NOTICE
NEW SCHOOL SECRETARY
ted for the coming year. President. ing the audience was entertained by
skid treads for fall and winter slip
Mollie Bates; vice president Amy L. harvest program presented by the The regular communication of
Eiiacad* Library Schedule
Mr!. Olive M>'hl has succeeded Ml s Ely; secretary, Louise Linn; treas a third
grade. This was greatly enjoy Mountain Chapter, O. E. S., will be
For full details about the special
Lois Smith as secretary in the office
ed and Miss Brown is to be commend held in the Masonic temple on Tues^
prices offered prior to the price The Estacada library is open as of the Estacada union high school. urer,
advance see the odvertlsement of the | follows :Monday, Tue d:.j and Wed. Miss Smith is leaving this coming Sa- Delicious refieshments were serv ed on her work with the youngsters day evening, October 21. Friendship
by the hostess Mrs. Linn and a The room count showed that the night .
Bob Cooke Motor company elsewhere nesday from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. a.d turdr y for San Antonia .Texas where ed
pleasant meeting »as enjoyed by all third grade won the dollar. A large By order of the W. M.
in this newspaper.
¡on Satuiday from 2 till 4:30 p.m.
she will be married.
Anna Dillon, Sec.
attendance was present
Budget is Made
H .C. Gohring has been busy the
past few; days remodeling his large
cooler at the Estacada Meat company
All the cold storage compartments
have been removed and the entire
space in the cooler will be used trt
preserve foods for the Estacada Meat
company store Mr .Gohring said. "As
a result of the remodeling, cold stor
age facilities for vegetables, meats,
etc., will be greatly improved,” con
tinued Mr .Gohring.