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New Electric Line
E. CLACKA M AS E LE CT RIC
C O -O P
JU I C E
W E E K ; 60 MILES O F LINE
Most of the 190 rural residences
in the Geo-ge, Garfield, Firwood,
Dover, Porter and Eairle Creek com
munities whose owners are members
of the N .E .Clackamas E.ectric co
op received electric power for the
first time last week when the juice
was turned on over the 50 mile dis
Process of enericizinir was super
intended by Eric A. Johnson super
intendent of the Wasco REA project
and Art Hill service man on the
Distribution of power over the
lines of the cooperative is the re.
suit of years of effort on the part
of the people of the various com
munities to get electric power. Aid
ed by a government loan of $66,000
members of the co op done much of
the work of building this line them
selves. They cleared the right-of-way
dug holes and set poles, and perfoim
ed most of the work on the line
outside of the technical skilled labor
It is expected that this coopera
tive is merely at the beginning! of
its growth and that it will eventu.
ally have many times more member
than it does today.
Officers of the power cooperative
are Carl J. Sandstrom president,
Roy Maxwell vice president, Mildred
Decker secretary, Frances M. Hiatt
treasurer. Directors include C. A.
Chaney, C. H. Dice, Leonard Anders,
Victor Bodley and Chas. Updegrave.
W IL L S P E A K ON
“ FOOD FO R D E F E N S E ”
BENEFIT CARD PARTY,
A benefit card party will be given
by the ladies of the Red Cross in the
Estacada city hall on Saturday even
ing .November 13th. All money rais
ed by this card party will be used
to buy equipment for the city hall
dining room such as plates, knives,
etc., for use by the community.
The local firemen are also cooper
ating with the project.
Refieshments will be served.
Pinochle and 500 will be played
at this card party which everyone i.-
urged to attend.
P A S T NO BLE G RA NDS CL UB
HOLDS M E E T IN G
The Past Noble Grands club of the
Rebekah lodge met at the home of
Airs. Susie Kitching on Monday, No
A delicious dessert luncheon was
served at 1 o’clock after which a
very interesting business meeting
>v"us conducted by the president Mrs.
Special committees made reports
)n plans to help with the Rebekah
district convention to he held here
-Saturday, November 15th .
It was decided that the club hold
-heir annual Christmas party at the
next meeting the place of meeting to
be decided later.
RE A L E S T A T E DE AL S
A RE R E P O R T E D
The S. E. Wooster real estate of
fice in Estacada reports the follow
ing transactions the past week:
Mrs. L .B. Bailey has sold a 60-
acre tract in the Porter district to
Fred Schiay. Twenty-five acres are
improved and there is a house, barn
and other buildings. It is understood
that Mr .Schray is going into the
go at raising business and will pro.
duce goat milk and cheese.
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Taylor have
sold a 7 Vi acre tract in the Garfield
district to Earl C. Giant o f Portland.
There is a house on this tract.
An important meeting of the Eagle
Creek grange to which all farmers
are cordially invited whether they
are members of the grange or not
will be held next Saturday, Novem.
ber 15th at the grange hall at Eagle
Creek at 1 p.m.
Subject of discussion at this meet
L E T T E R T O T H E E D IT O R
ing will be “Food for National De
fense.’’ Principal speaker will be Dear Mr. Meade:
While attending a football game
at Estacada a short time ago I was
MASONS O F COUNTY TO
quite shocked by the way some of
the supposed rooters razed the team
M E E T H E R E T O N IG H T
and called them yellow and afraid.
I am a member o f the alumni and
A meeting of the members of the so were most o f the, what would call
Clackamas county Masonic lodges them. Traitors I believe is a fitting
will be held this evening, Friday, No name. Instead of pulling for their
vember 14th in the local Masonic
team they were running them down. I
temple. A large attendence of local
I ask you is that the kind of coop
lodge members is urged.
eration and loyalty we have in Es
Estacada union high school has a
fine coach and the making of a fine
E A S T E R N STAR M E E T IN G
team. Its true they haven’t done se
A regular communication of Moun well this year. But would you get
tain Chapter No. 108 O. E. S. will in there and play your heait out
hen your rooters called you yellow?
be held in the Masonic temple at Es
The answer is no, but I know one
tacada Tuesday eve, November 18.
boy who did and he is now in the
By order of the W .M.
hospital at Oregon City. It may
Anna Dillon, Sec.
have been the last game he will play
this year or even next. What kind
of men do you have out there who
BAKERY S P E C IA L S FOR
•ill run down spirit like that.
T H A N K SG IV IN G DAY
Maybe this letter will go into the
No Thanksgiving dinner is com waste basket but I sincerely hope
plete without one o f our famous it does not.
Pumpkin Pies .price 30c each. Gra.
ham Crasker cake with 7-minute boil
ed icing is a real Thanksgiving treat.
You’ll say it is the best ever. 30c and
50c. Dinner rolls at 20c a dozen and W A T E R JO B D IF FIC U L T
fruit cake made from choice, select
Work on the right-of-way for the
ed fruit at 65c a pound. Order from new headworks of the Oregon City
ouT salesman when he calls at your
home or from our bakery.Gresham water system on Memaloose creek on
the south fork of the Clackamas river
above Estacada ia expected to be
completed within four months accord
CO RRE CT IO N IN DA NCE
ing to city manager J. L. Franzen
A D V E R T IS E M E N T
WPA crews have been engaged on
this project for months but the ter.
The date of the advertisement else rain and natural obstacles to prepar
where in this newspaper for the spe ing a grade for future pipe instala-
cial Thanksgiving eve dance at Wil tion necessitates slow work and m ea.
lamette should read Wednesday eve, rrre progress. There remains some
November 19th instead o f Novem 300 feet of solid rock drillings, blast
ing and clearing before the right-of-
way is ready for pipe. Placing of
pipe will depend on »curing the con.
duits. Steel priorities at present ex
RED CROSS M E E TIN G
clude cities from purchasing thus ma
FRIDAY, NOV. 21ST
terial due to defense needs.
On account of Thanksgiving com .
ing on the regular meeting date of
The Estacada contract bridge club
the Red Cross ladies, the meeting
will be held on Friday, November met yesterday afternoon at the home
>f Mrs. John Eiiaasen.
21st instead. Please take notice.
FRIDAY, NOV. 14, 1941
Red Cross Roll
E STACADA RAN GERS AND GRE- A T T O R N E Y FR A N K J. SH ELTON
SHAM G O PH E R S TO F IG H T IT
IS C HA IRM AN O F ESTACADA
OUT AT GRESH AM
D I S T R I C T ; GO AL IS $500
The ancient rivals Estacada and
Gresham will fight it out tonight on
the Gresham grid when the Estacada
Rangers and the Gresham Gophers
meet in the football classic of the
There are two important differ
ences in the annual football battle
between Estacada and Gresham high
schools this year. First the game is
being played on November 14th in
stead of Armistice day and second
it will be played at night under flood
The game is scheduled to start at
8 p.m. and it is expected that a large
delegation from Estacada will be on
hand to give the local boys encour
While it is conceded that Gresham
has one of the strongest teams in the
Big Nine league and but for their
defeat by the wily Indians from Che-
mawa would probably be champions
of the league nevertheless if the
Rangers get the breaks they may
make the touted Gophers hunt their
holes in tonights game.
The annual roll call of the Am
erican Red Cross in the Estacada dis
trict was launched this week with
the goal for the local district set at
$500 which is twice as much as the
quota for last year.
Attorney Frank J. Shelton of Es
tacada is chairman of the local drive
for Red Cross membership and he
has appointed the following assist-
Springwater, Mrs. Lois Erickson;
Garfield, Mrs. Eva Taylor; Dodge
Mrs. Bessie Colson; Viola Miss Ber
nice Miller; George, Mrs. Leo Rath;
Porter, Mrs. John Rhodes; Douglas
Ridge, Eagle Creek and Barton, Mrs.
Grace Still; Three Links, Faraday
and power houses at River Mill, F.
G. Robley; Currinsville, Mrs. P. V.
Eaton; Dover, Mrs. Joe DeShazer;
Estacada. Mrs. Eva Dooley, Mrs. F.
Shelton, Mrs. J .C. Rickiey, Mrs. Cla
rence Jubb, Mrs .Clyde Schock and
Mrs. Don Day.
Chairman Shelton in commenting
on the Red Cross membership drive
said this week: “This year the Red
Cross is calling upon all organiza
tions, lodges and clubs for generous
contributions in addition to menv-
bership. We want to enroll every
member of every family in this dis.
trict .Every person living in the dis
trict should join the Red Cross, ev
ery man, woman and child.’'
Membership in the county has been
set at 8500.
Owing to war conditions the work
of the Red Cross has been greatly
increased and there is urgent need
for funds to carry on their great
THURSDAY, NOV. 20TH,
President Roosevelt has proclaim
ed Thursday, November 20th as
Thanksgiving day and declared that
in these times of calamity and sor.
row elsewhere in the world, “we may
give thanks for our preservation.”
This is the third time the Presi
dent has set Thanksgiving a week
earlier than the customary last Thurs
day in November which this year
falls on the 27th. The main idea
seems to be to provide a longer in
terval between Thanksgiving and the
In Oregon Governor Sprague ha?
proclaimed that Thanksgiving would
be celebated on the day selected by
President Roosevelt, Thursday, No
There seems to be a large quan
tity of turkeys and other poultry on
the market for the national feast
day this year. Prices aire somewhat
higher than in previous years.
FO O T BA L L B A N Q U E T H E R E
W E D N E S D A Y E V E N IN G
New Type Sheer Cotton
Hose at Oregon Stores
The new type cotton stock *
full fashioned sheer and light ■
as well as those for h e a v ie r !
are now available in larger W
centers ip Oregon reports 5 ® *
Lane specialist in c lo th in g ^
tiles at Oregon state c o l !
many new styles now appeajj
designed by the bureau of 1®
nomics of the U .8. d ep a®
agriculture and were ready®
shortage of silk and nyjg
These new stockings a r S
ioned which means that M
knitted to shape to the 1
curve of the leg so that tl •
ly. Numerous other c o n str fl
tures include foot r e in f o r «
soles .heels and toes a n A
scratch tops. The new h o s A
vided in many popular c^L
styles both for everyday
house d ’ esses and slacks
signs so sheer that they arjH
"ith dre-si r clothes and lig lH
CO N V E N E
IN E ST A C A D A
ODD F E L L O W HA LL A T 10 A.M.
T H IS SA TURDAY, NOV. 15TH
A district convention of the Re
bekah lodge will be held in Estacada
this Saturday, November 15th and
will convene in the Estacada Odd
Felloms hall at 10 a.m.
Mrs. Lora Schoenburg will be
chairman of the convention. Other
local officers assisting will be DoriS
Smith, warden, Della Ewalt, treas
urer and Floy Wade musician.
Two candidates will receive the
A pot luck luncheon will be enjoy-
at noon and the evening session will
start at 8 o’clock at which time Mrs.
Myrtle McAlpin state presiident of
the Rebekah assembly will make her
FOOD SALE AND BAZAAR
H E R E N O V E M B E R 15TH
The Theta Rho girls will seat the
An all day food sale and bazaar officers of the convention.
is being given by the women of the
Methodist church at the Hedgecoek
Grocey & Market on Saturday, No S P R I N G W A T E R G RA NGE
vember 15th.— Adv.
The mothers of the members of
the Estacada union high school foot
ball squad honored the boys with a
banquet held in the cafeteria of the
A special holiday attraction Sonja
high school on Wednesday evening
Henie in “Sun Valley Serenade” will
of this week.
be shown at the Broadway theatre on
Besides the honored guests the fa
Wednesday and Thursday o f next
thers, girl friends and members of
week, November 19 and 20. Owing
the faculty made up the party.
to the special holiday attraction bar
The tables were beautifully^ decor-
gain night prices will be suspended.
ated by the Estacada garden'club.
There will be a continuous show
Walter Smith served as toastmas.
from 2:15 p. .m on Thanksgiving
ter and following the banquet intro
day, November 20th.
duced the speakers. Those making
short talks included Coach Champ C.
Vaughan, assistant coach Otto Hou-
CLACKAMAS AD OPTS HALF-
dek, Mrs. I. Tucker, Mrs. Sam Barr.
Oral Stormer, R. R. Cooke, Don
Douglas! captain of the team and pre
Clackamas county’s budget for the
sident of the student body, Don Hale
first half of 1942 was adopted Sat
piesident of the lettermens club, and
urday in a brief session at the city
Frank Wood freshman class repre
hall. Thirty-one persons were pres
ent as county judge E. L. Pope open,
The evenings program was follow
Old Brindle, a grade Jersey cow
ed the hearing. L. Weivesiek, Oregon
City realtor moved for adoption as owned by Milton Rider of Oregon ed by dancing.
a whole. Lee Shoemake, Jennings City .route 1, showed up some of her
Lodge seconded the move and the more sophisticated peuigreed compe
titors with a total production oi PROGRAM AT E S T A C A D A GRA DE
vote showed no dissenters.
pounds of butterlat during hei SC HOOL N E X T T U E SD A Y
Total expenditures in the 6 month
budget aggregate $576,290.10 of last lactation period oi 305 days ac
There will be a program free to
which $266,265.10 will be for the cording to the October report sub
mitted by E .A. Tedrow tester lot the public at the Estacada grade
general fund, $114,950. for general the
Clackamas county dairy herd lm school on Tuesday evening, Novem
roads, $18,000 for market roads, provement association.
$102,070 for bond and redemption
To be eligible lor the honor ro,. ber 18, at 8 o’clock. Numbers include
and interest and $75,000 for county cows under three years of age must Idyll, by I.cland, grade school orch-
schools .Property tax levy will be produce 325 pounds of butterlat io. estro; Little Black Sambo, second
for $200,390.10, considerably less the lactation period o i 305 days, grade; Pirate Percy, and Slovenly
cows of three to four years ol agi
than half of the 1941 budget figure 350 pounds of butterlat; cows o. Sloop; Grandfather's Clock, and Tom,
of $583,594.93 for 12 months.
four to live years of age 375 pounds Tom, the Pipers Son, fifth and sixth
Included in the new budget is a of butter fat; and cows of five years grade girls; John Speaks for Him.
self, eighth grande; and The Stars
$20,000 appropriation for a building and over 400 pounds of butterlat.
An impressive group of 21 cows Heard, by the seventh grade.
to serve as a center for the county’s
appear on the October honor roll.
agricultural and veterans’ activities Some
of the other high producers ac
on a site to be selected in Oregon cording to records just completed in
Mrs. Maude Smith, Mrs. Mabel
City. Other special expenditures in eluded Oxford Silver a grade Jerse,
Hughes and Mrs. Ethlyn Shelton
clude $5000 for an alley exit to the
498.6; 478 pounds produced b, dropped in on Mrs. Eva Dooley Mon
courthouse, $5000 for new tax col with
a cow belonging to Meiers_Kerstinf day mominig, the occasion being her
lecting equipment, $3000 for air con farm at Boring; 493.4 pounds pro
birthday anniversary. An enjoyable
ditioning the circuit court room ajM, -'need by a grade Guernsey beonging
time was reported by all present.
$750 for a half years salary iom ' v **a* b roth ers at Cla. emont; anc
*■ - “»VliJ'ttcriat produced by
night patrolman to be added tog
• belonging tc
S P E C IA L SHOW H E R E FOR
TH A N K SG IV IN G DAY
At the regular meeting o f the
Springwater grange No. 263 held last
Saturday, November 8th the follow
ing officers were elected.
Master, H. L. Christiansen; over
seer, E. A. Shibley; lecturer, Harriet
Potts; steward C. A. Colson; ass’t
steward, Harold Horner; chaplain,
Edward Shearer; treasurer, Susie Ay-
cock; secretary, Joseph Guttridge;
gatekeeper Jack Akins; Ceres, Lena
Millard; Pomona Lucy Broadhurst;
Flora, Bessie Colson; lady ass’t ste
ward Mary Horner; musician, Ethel
Machinery R epair Drive*
Aids F a r m P re paredness
To help farmers meet shortages
of new farm machinery in 1942 chair
man Robert B .Taylor of the Oregon
USD A agricultural defense board to
day announced a statewide campaign
for repair of existing farm mach
County USDA agricultural defense
boards have beert instructed to or
ganize immediately and carry out
farm machinery repair programs in
every one of Oregon’s 36 counties
Farmers contacted in the current
signup campaign for the 1942 fan
defense program are being advise
to check over old machinery and oi
der needed parts at one the chairman
explained. Farmers who find that
needed parts are not available are
asked to notify their county defense
Plans for carrying out the rep
program will be made by stale
county USDA defense boards'^
in November. The support and
tance of manufacturers, mi
mechanics, blacksmiths and
will be enlisted in the cam)
“This is a defense job
every farmer in the state
bute by repair, better car«
efficient use of the machine
on hand,” the defe
PIE R C Y ’S
E stacad a, O regon
*?ob Hope in
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