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Clackamas Count? líelos
In Its Fifty-fourth Year of Publication
Volume No. 54 Number 11
Junior High School Election Issues
Explained by School Board Association
As this weeks report o f
Association o f School Boards is
school students are still sitting
on the floors and stairway dur-
ing the lunch hour They ore no
longer permitted to
dressing rooms as a lunch room
because of an objection by the
ment. The cafeteria
since been turned into tempor
ary class rooms.
the proper facilities cost
and me tax wise?
I f w e bonded ourselves close
to the maximum o f our bonding
capacity for a new high school
building, our taxes would
increased approximately $ 5.91
per $1000 of assessed valuation,
That means to illustrate, that if
$2000 last year, and the assess-
ed valuation stayed the same
this coming year,
would be increased $11 82 next
year over the amount you paid
this last year.This does not take
into conside-ation any m illage
increase for administration and
operation o f the new facilities.
It would be difficult to antici
pate the exact cost o f running
both Junior high
high school is costing the dis
trict 19.9 mills and w e cannot
conceive of the combined Jun-
ior and High school
than 30 mills,
offset by a decrease in milleage
in the grade school
since they would be relieved of
the 7th and 8th grades-
It would seem that
second richest district in
county, it would be in the pub
lic interest to construct
needed facilities before the r e
organization program is
pleted and the revenue w e now
enjoy from the pubic utilities Is
equalized thru out the county.
now available from the
mittee members and they w ill
be distributed at various com
munity meetings - or can
obtained from committee mem-
bers, whose names and address-
es are listed below:
Lloyd Stephens, Eagle Creek;
Louis Coffin, Barton
Editor’s Note: Because of
the importance o f the coming
election on the
school, anyone who has
question or challenge to this un
dertaking is invited to address
it to the
News. I f not too
long, w e’ll
publish it, together
answer in next w eek’s paper.
Your material must be in our
office by Saturday to allow us
time to publish.
Estacada, Oregon, Friday, April 25, 1958
L O C A L STUDENTS ON
OSC HONOR R O LL
John H. Poppino and Helen
M. Rickey of
George N. W eisgeiber Jr.
Eagle Creek are listed on the
winter term scholastic
roll at Oregon State College-
To be eligible for honor roll
listing, students must make at
least a B plus average for the
Rickey was singled out
for special recognition as one
of only 83 students who made
straight A grades.
Poppino is a senior in
school of forestry.A 1949 grad
uate of Estacada high school,he
is the son oi Mr. and Mrs. R. B
Poppino of Route 1, box 153,
A graduate student majoring
in education, Miss Rickey is al
so a 1949 graduate of Estasada
high school. She is the daught
er o f Mr. and Mrs J. C. Hickey
Weisgerber, a junior m ajor
ing in agriculture, is a
graduate o f
school. He is the son of Mr.and
Mrs. George N. Weisgerber of
Rt 1, Eagle Creek.
10c Per Copy
$3.'00 Per Year
IIA M DINNER A P R IL 26
A pril 26 from 5:30 Springwater Grange Sponsors Tour
Estacada Tel & Tel. to Saturday,
8 PM at the Estacada Grade
School Cafeteria the
w ill sponsor a Ham Din of County-owned M etzler Park
Installs Electronic n Guild
er. I f you have not as yet ob
Springwater grange commun and 4-H and Scout groups
tained your tickets you may do ity service committee met on the Estacada district and it
so at the doer. Price of tickets- Thursday evening, April 10 in expected a great many people
Recently the Estacada T ele
phone & Telegraph Company
installed several Electric Secre
taries in Estacada for business
firms. The purpose of Electric
Secretaries is to provide 24 hour
answering service for their cus
tomers. This is d one by a re
cording answering phone when
the office is closed. A wire tape
is used to record the
left bv the calling party.
M etzler Park
i 2 years 75c;
Saturday being the first day o t
the fishing season, it might be
a good evening to plan on din
ing out. Fishing can be tiring.
Better yet, come as you are We
w ill be happy to herve you.
Student Body P h y
Friday, April 25.
the grange hall and planned a w ill be on hand to inspect the
tour of Metzler Park for May 1. park, and later help with a pro
The park which is called Metz ject of improving some particu
ler Memorial Park was nameu lar part.
Electricity has been
in honor of A lice Metzler,
a extended to the caretakers cot
Portland school teacher who ex tage,
pected to make her home there, grounds are
but died before plans could be swimming and children's play
In 1957 the ow n ground equipment nearby- E l
er presented the 120 acre park win Shibley, who is chairman
site in Clear Creek Canyon to o f the Springwater grange ser
Clackamas County and it w ill vice committee and Mrs. Char
be improved this summer, with les Stitcr secretary,
a ballground, more tables and charge of plans, and have been
picnic facilities, making
what assured that members
has bem a very popular local county court w ill be
park into one o f county
The plan calls for
It is listed as one of from the grange hall at 10 A M .
three of major importance
in and for meeting at lunchtime
ths county d id there are tent in the picnic area o f the park.
ative plans for an addition of Coffee w ill be served by mem •
80 acres to the present 120 ac bers o f the Home
When this is carried out Club to supplement the
M etzler Park w ill
be larger lunches brought from home.
than Eagle Fern Park
The park is reached from the
contains 175 acres.
old highway form erly 211,
Letters announcing the May the second cross roads south of
1 tour are being sent to all ser- j the grange hall, then follow the
vice and church groups.granges' signs along n gravelled road.
Estacada High School’s annu
al student body play
Evening” w ill be presented In
the high school auditorium F ri
County day eve. A p t.l 25 at 8:15 P.M
Park Commission has recently This is a three act comedy re
acquired 120 acres on
Clear volving around Adam Adams,a
Creek about two miles south of victim o f circumstances played
Memo by Hugh Reynolds. Other main
rial Park There are limited fa- j characters are Anna, his wife,
cilities at this park now,
but played by Ann Harbert; Mrs.
the County is planning on fur Bean, his mother in law played
ther development —
improv by Judy Dem ovek and Casper
ing swimming facilities,build - and Gertie his colored servant
ing more tables, stoves, a oase- and maid played by Jim K eller
and M ary Ethel Harbert..Tick
ball diamond, etc.
Future development of this ets may be bought before the
park is o f great importance to pay or at door Prices 25c for
Wednesday, M ay 21, w ill be this community as it is conven play or at door- Prices 25c fo r
an ideal children; 50c fo r students and
the day set aside by the
P T A iently located and
fo r the
Pre-School Clinic at place fo r various organizations 75c fo r adults.
which time all prospective first and groups to hold picnics and
Strawberry growers in the berry Association and County
graders w il be examined medi meetings and enjoy outdoor re
county are invited to attend a Extension Agents in strawberry
cally by A lly n M.Price, M. D., creation. Suggestions are need
meeting to discuss a suggested producting counties.
and for dental deficiencies by ed from these groups as to the
“ In scheduling this meeting,
Dr. Paul Slominsky. This is a type of improvment most suit
scheduled for Friday, May 9 at the sponsoring groups
compulsory step for school be- ed to their needs.
McMinnville, according to Rob
the i Milton Dietcrich, noted como- ert L. Smith, Clackamas Coun nize that counties, districts, and
| ginners to inform parents o f the
individual growers have special
civic ser and choral arranger, w ill be ty Extension Agent. The meet
| physical condition and possible different organizations.
problems concerning the pick
held this spring so entrants can I correction that should be made
the featured conductor at
the ing w ill start at 8 PM
By Anne Justice
in the ing of the strawberry crop” the
slaughter f-° their children before enter-
Estacada Union High
School Yam hill County
Fairgrounds agent continues.
mem view lambs before
‘Location o f
asked to meet at the
Spring- Spring Concert Friday, M ay 2 building.
bers met Saturday,
A pril 12 when they are judged and after ’ n£ school-
the field, variety, whether pick
Clinic w ill b eh eld in Grade water Grange hali at 10 A.M. at 8 PM.
Early announcement o f this ing for processors or the fresh
and a large crowd was on hand slaughtering to see how their!
May 1st. Thuisday. from there
The Estacada High
School meeting date w ill enable gro w market, and transportation ex
to welcome Hugh G. Caton as a findings agreed with the judg- Schoo Library from 9 A M to 12
transact es A fee is charged on animals - noon, ° r until all children are to go on a tour of the park Mr. Choir under direction o f Mrs. l’s and grower groups to discuss pense are some of the
new member and to
Clackamas Virginia Garrett has sung many , the situation prior to the May
marketed from this show which I examined.
Superintendent, | of Mr. Dieterich’s compositions meeting.
chairman w ill be held on the fairgrounds. L . P ri°^ to the Clinic, on Friday, County Park
"H ow ever, the same factor ex
Charles Stitcr showed a letter
The lectuiers program
was Ma/ 16- aIi incoming students w ill accompany the tour to an Besides the music conducted by
Arrangements fo r the meet isted in 1957 when a minimum
and exp lain 1 Mr. Dietericn, the choir
w ill ing are being made by the Ore picking price was suggested at
and work sheet from the county shorter than usual because o f and 1? otlaers are cordially and swer questions
Lunch sing other varied music.
road department on w ork to be voting on state grange officers., specifically invited to
attend plans for expansion.
gon Strawberry Council in co- a similar meeting in McMinn-
Estacada High School Band, operation with County S tra w -v ille ”
done on two hazardous road in- Fred Horner led in community visitation day in the school cof- should be brought; coffee will
A n y further in under direction of
tersections. as requested by the singing befo-e grange resumed eteria from 9 AM to 11 AM.,the be served.
obtained Garrett w ill also perform at the
Elwin Shibley told
o f the Purpose to acquaint both child- formation can
Spring- Spring Concert. Featured solo
The Agriculture report cen- tour o f Metzler Park to be held ren and Parents
with school from Elwin Shibley,
ist w ill be Robert Larsen. Lar
tered on the need fo r lime
on May 1 at 10 A. M.
the Procedure. Lunch wiU be serv- water, phone CR 9-6970.
sen is a teacher in
Mrs. Florence Hayden has as
fields in this area. Amounts re- grange voted to furnish coffee f d m **»«
to ?ach m o '
high school Other band selec
house guests her brother
different to those making the tour.Those " 1C! and child at the close
tions w ill include the beautiful
w ife, Mr. and
crops, and ranged from
very making the tour are to furnish them visit fo r the small charge
of 25c for both or all.
“ The Student
Montgomery o f
little to 5 tons per acre. It was their own sack lunches,
Medical questionaires w ill al
Prince” ahd the stirring
Mrs- Hazel Burton
felt that farmers who need only
Juvenile Grange officers w ill
Estacada Jerry Rehbein lost of Los Angeles and Mrs Myn-
guinc for Band."
a fe w hundred pounds, should practice on May 3.The fire dept so be given each parent to
This is the last high
school a split decision to Cyril Wood na Smith of Eureka,
To Whom It May Concern:
find it made more convenient reported the key had been left out and be made available
Friday sisters of Mrs. Hayden,
to secure these amounts. Larg- on and the battery was dead on the pre-school clinic. Please re In the future, begininisg today, concert o f the year and the mu land of Penn.
recent visitors also.
one blast on the siren located
er growers who
truck the fire truck
A. T. Varitz o f the 4-H com
on top o f the city hall building crowd. Tickets w ill be sold at
loads have no such
Rehbein and Woodland put
is an alarm call fire the
fire the door.
ience. A small farmer, or su mittee reported on progress of j ceSs *° t-his paper
Mr Vern Sutton and
on a terrific scrap in what look
men to assemble at the station
burban dweller who wishes to 4-H clubs in Dodge.
Bill Griggs have filed for direc
and doesn’t necessarily mean a
grow a garden was cited as an Richard Guttridge read an ar
tor o f Estacada Grade Scnool
team, only to be lost on a split District No. 108, fo r a term of
C L IN IC M A Y 21
fire' Generally the alarm sound
example o f those
needing a ticle on current prices and tax
es which mentioned that
for the fire is four to fiv e turns
small supply of lime
fiv e years.
fight to Rehbein by two points; May 5th.
Health and Safety chairman -sP>te lower farm prices, manu dren who w ill be enrolled in the on the siren.
M arv Varitz stated that three faetured goods and processsed Public schools are requested to
In the past, the siren blows
land by one point each. The de I
members had each worked two foods are rising in prices. Elwin j ha^ their required pre-school at 12 noon and on Monday ev
Citizens o f
M r and Mrs. ER. Gaillard v i
hours on the X-Ray unit in Ap Shibley
Theda Tunker i medical exams to be conducted enings at 7:45. These w ill not were treated last Thursday eve. cision was badly booed by the sited Mr. asd Mrs. Jim Bryant
ril; Mrs. Larry Meade,Mrs.John sP°*te on price supports.
|at tne Estacada Grade School be changed, but the new signal to one o f the best P T A
prog crowd and very disappointing in Corvallis on Sunday.
Grange master, Library from 9 A M to noon.Mav is being put into operation to rams fo r some months as
W olford and Mrs. Varitz. Mrs.
«a n t.
the to Rehbein who tried so hard
Varitz said several
members thanked Mrs. Gentemann, and
call firemen at anytime in the grade school played host to the to bring the national champion
M r and Mrs. R. D. Phillips
ship to Oregon and Estacada-
were attending the home pro- Estacada P T A for help in
the Publish April 25, May 2, 9, 16 day or evening depending upon annual Open House.
attended a oirthday party g iv
tection workshops in Estacada problem of
the situation which may devel
President M arjorie
en fo r Mrs Phillips’
ship to Ray Perez of Hawaii in
each week. Booklets on sceptic school buses
w hile children RELEASED TIM E BIBLE
and her committees are to be
Mrs. Nettie Downing at
the finals by a split decision.
CLASS PR O G R AM
tank systems were
available w ere being loaded or unloaded,
I Richard Barnes home near Sil-
commended fo r their work in
A Released Time Bible Class
"■for those putting in bathrooms.
Third and fourth degrees w ill
, verton. Mrs. Downing was 80
putting together such
Program is to be held at
or repairing them and
slide be given A pril 24
program. Supt. Bob Cody and bein flew to Boston on Tuesday years old. Darleen Wade
views were shown by Mrs Geo.
Communications read Includ-
his grade school staff also de
daughters Barbara and Patty
Gentemann, using R ay M iller’s ed letters from Virgil Carrell,
o f Salem and Mr and Mrs W ai
serve congratulations fo r their
accorded ter Strobel and Keith o f O re
Parents and friends o f
projector, showing how to lay Christine Kulseth and L illy Ru-
preparations and exhibits
in the fine attendance
the drainage tile. Mrs. James Pert. The Carrells asked for a children and youn» people of
gon City were also present.
H. W Berger, presently re their respective class rooms.
da A p ril 4.
Hamilton described ways
to | demit so they may join the An- Estacada and surrounding area siding at Oswego, w ill Join the
Due to limited space
extinguish grease fires
using (imas V alley Grange at Duran- w ill find this a splendid oppor staff o f the Clackamas County several items of the
Mr. and Mrs W alter Stone
ac Bank at Sandy, as
salt or soda and
Christine finds her tunity to become better
spent the week end in Medford
executive, w ill be omitted
that throwing water on such w °rk as a photographer for the quainted with the past year’s vice president starting May 1.1 w ill be installed in the
'visiting their daughter and fa-
blazes is dangerous.
Women’s Arm y Corps very in- Bible teaching program. There He w ill be assistant to Fred L. \ P T A meeting o f
1 mily. Mr. and Mrs. John S e ll
Hugh Caton __________
who is a _______
mem- teresting, while
L illy wrote w ill be a brief explanation o f Proctor, cashier, to assist in his year. They are: President- Mrs.
ers. They all enjoyed a Chinese
ber of the County Agent’s staff, that she would be going to h e r! each course o f study along with department.
Oscar Lins; 1st vice-pres. Mrs.
dinner at th" home of Rev.and
livestock department, describ - borne in Bavaria fo r a visit and j songs and exercises given
Fred Proctor, colorful bank William Carnes; 2nd vice-pres. Now playing at the Broadway Mrs. Melvin Dixon. The dinner
ed trends in agriculture
as to help with the spring butch- various classes from the entire cashier, learned banking under Mrs. Ray Hayden; secretary- Theatre one o f the best action was cooked by Mr. Dixon’s fa
compared with manufacturing , ering.
j Bible student body,
his father, W. A . Proctor, pio Mrs Wilbur Howell; treasurer- packed pictures in many a day ther who was form erly a miss
Robert Mitchum as the adven ionary to China
saying that the
The chaplain reported that | The Estacada Released -time neer Sandy banker,
and has Mrs. Karl K eifel.
makes what he can sell: while Mrs Sam Dm ytryk is ill
and project is one that is increasing grown up and lived with
These officers w ill be sworn ture seeking soldier o f fortune
the farmer raises all he can.and that Mrs Homer New ell had re- fn momentum This year for the bank all his life. Thorugh the in on Thursday, M ay 15th
at who stumbles into the Mexican
Mr. and Mrs W alter Payne
revolution as the “ B A N D ID O " of Roseburg visited Mrs. P ay
hopes to sell it. Farmers must ceived serious burns
on her first time in seven years,
the years his chores in the bank In 3 P M
grease enrollment has passed the
50 cluded everything from build
Following the meeting and Filmed in Cinemascope and ne’s sister, Mrs. Helen Judkins
meet rigid specifications in or hand from spattering
percent mark o f
the Grade ing a coffin, officiating at early program in the gymnasium,the technicolor, the picture co-stars Sunday.
der to sell what they produce. from a roasting pan.
Roland and Ursula
He said sheep grown in Clacka Under new business the clos-' School enrollment,
morning w ill making fo r
de perents visited the classroom.! Gilbert
The loud- speaking system parting friends, wading through throughout the main and pri ThieseH e sets the gun-runner
mas County could be marketed ing o f county roads in Garfield.
Mrs. Oscar Lins
Under ‘goed o f
the order’ w ill be used during the
pro snow to reach them and serv ■ mary buildings and concluded and his lovely w ife up against Wilbur Howell went to Bend
to better advantage i f
matured about the same time,
as delegates to the State P T A
ing as deputy sheriff for Sandy the evening by having refresh
tion even though the guns had convention which was held A p
so processors could be sure of ridge talked on price supports hear what is given.An offering and vicinity in the early days ments in the cafeteria.
by the ril 21 through the 23rd
The group from the Spring- already been bought
Through the years, his banking
large numbers of choice anim
Next meeting w ill be May 10 penses o f teaching
water area served. Mr. and Mrs Mexican government. Both sides
als. when needed. A grading with a picnic if weather is fa- etc., used during the past year, duties have oecome increasing
Mrs. Davi I Horner was host
ly heavy and an assistant has Wilbur H ow ell were in charge are a fter him and Mitchum m o
contest for adults only will be vorable.
I Everyone is
welcome and been long overdue.
the ves fast over obstacles that al- ess for a stork shower
~---- :---------— — ----------------- - urged to attend.
M r and Mrs. Berger.
their women in the area who donai most seem impossible. Compan for Mrs E. P Gaillard last F ri
for increased telephone rates. Ernest J. Bontrager, Dean of
ion feature-a jumping jamboree day- She was assisted by Mrs.
son and daughter, w ill
make ed their time and effort.
due to the increase
the Released-t'me Classes.
Rememlier to come out to the o f teen-age fun Rockabilly Ba Allyn Price. The guests were
their home in
costs. State and Federal Taxes, I
Virginia Field and members o f the Estacada Meth
final meeting next month
on by." with
school is out.
and general operating costs.
L IB R A R Y A SS’N. MEET
Les odist Chhrch Choir. They pre
the 15th in the old cafeteria at Douglas Kennedy
There will be an
sented Mrs Gaillard with a crib
Lucky Sutton, local Robin the high school; installation o f Brown band o f renown
Several weeks ago
Tu sday- and other presents It is hoped
Mrs. J. C. Tunnell and Mrs. Library Ass’n. meeting at the Hood, attended the Clackamas officers and many other impor
Dean, Assistant Section Chief
Library at 3 P. M on Saturday, Archery's m- rchandise shoot on tant highlights w ill be summed Operation Madball” one of the the expected addition to
for R E A and Mr. Clark Fillipi, Helen Judkins took Mrs. Tun- April 26th.
A t that time in Sunday at Oregon City's Bar up.
funniest comedies o f the year Gaillard fam ily w ill be as good
Chief Account for R E A visited nell’s Sunday School class
o f addtion to the regular library clay School gym
that stars such gifted convdians a choir director as his father.
our local telephone company. 6th graders to Mt. Hood
last business, a book discussion of the lucky shot and won himself
Rev Violet Bolliger and Mrs. as Jack Lemmon, Ernie Kovacs,
The purpose o f their
meeting Saturday. Ti e rain
was un. Sinclair Lew is’ books w ill be a 9 x 11 umbrella tent.
J C Rickey visited Mrs. John lilting Kathy Grant, and bubbl
Starts next Wed. “ The Wea
was to discuss the successful di- ____ _. , . ...
On April 12 th a dis-
Guaran pon with Steve Cochran
Karamanos in Portland Friday ing M ickey Rooney.
al conversion completed June p,easant but dld not
mptn cussion group, led b y Mrs. Bet Place.' Ten people were pres- evening Mrs Karamanos is re teed to make you laugh
from "T h e Young Don’t Cry'
15, 1957, and also the necessity the spirits o f the boys and girlsty Dunlop, discussed “ Peyton ent.
covering from a tensilectomy.
Clinic Set M ay 21.
McMinnville to Host Important Meet
of Strawberry Growers, Fri., M ay 9.
Here Fri., M ay 2.
Springwater Grange Active on Roads,
Sanitary Problems and Agriculture
Rehbein Loses on
Split Decision in
Boston Golden G's.
Hear That Siren
P.T.A. Open House
W ell Attended
Sandy Bank Head
Action Films at Our
R. E. A. Pinas h r
Local Phone Raise