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In Its Fifty-fourth Year of Publication
Volume No. 54
Estacada Veneer Co. to Manufacture
Veneer at firm er M t. Hood Ply. Plant
Wednesday morning the Esta
cada Veneer Co.. successor to
the ill-fated Mt. Hood Harboard
& Plywood Co., started
of the plant sometime next week.
Applicants were on hand and as
we go to press more t’ in 50 ap
plications had been a eepted.Mr.
Bill Carson, plant manager, sta
ted that successful
will be notified as soon as all ap
plications have been processed.
The start of the plant will see
employment for about 20 men.
It is hoped that market condit
ions will justify a second shift
after the plant gets into full op
The Estacada Veneer Co. is a
new corporation formed to con
duct the plant operation.
Mr. Carson, plant head, comes
to Estacada Vcneei with a 27
year background of plywood ex
He has formerly
been with the old Vancouver
Plywood Corp. and its successor
Fort Vancouver Plywood. It Is
gratifying to see the selection of
this man with his experinece
guiding the operation.
Mr. Prentiss stated that an
ample log supply has been sec
ured. Sales arrangements have
also been completed to insure
the operation of the plant.
We join in the observations ol
the Kiwanis bulletin in “There
is little question of the impor
tance of this p'ant to Estacada
and the surrounding area. It
means we will have another bad
ly needed organization supplying
year around employment to a
considerable number of breao-
winners. This will be reflected
in many ways, the most obvious
of which is the circulation of
through local businesses.”
Len Verburg Hew
Kiwanis Club 25c
munity welfare and each can aid
the other. This can be evinced
by members belonging to botn
A fine turnout of golfers en
by keeping up their attendance joyed Sunday’s tournament
and support of both.
the Mt. Hood Golf Course, spon
sored by L. L. Jenkins, Estacada
Union Oil Consignee.
eight players were
which included six women. The
unique part of the tournament
was everyone got a prize.
Low scorers were Larry God-
sey, 71; Fritz Haggist 78;
Erma L. Tenney, late of Rt. 2, tied for third were
Estacada, died in
the Oregon and Jack Williams with 81 each.
City hospital Aug. 18. She was Stan Erickson was fourth with
bom Dec. 20, 1882, in
Spring- 83. Fritz Haggist won the long
water. She is the widow of the drive and Vem Sutton was clos
late Lorenzo Tenney. Survivors est to the pin on the fourth
are one son, James H. of Areata, hole.
Cailf: two daughters, Mrs. Elva closest to the pin for the women
Petri of Portland and Mrs. Elma
Patterson of Milwaukie; two sis
ters, Mrs. Maude Dibble, Rt. 2,
Estacada, and Mrs. Elva Bard of
Forest Grove; two brothers, Earl
Shibley of Portland and Everett
Shibley of Rt 2 Estacada, and
Monday, August 11, a deal was
She was a member of the consumated whereby Veo Ralston,
Springwater Grange for over 50 local timeberman and mill opera
.tears and a long time member of tor, became the owner of the mill
Presbyterian adjacent to the Mt. Hood Ply
wood plant operated last year by
Services wiil be held Thursday, A. F Lowes of Beaver Creek. The
August 21. at 2 P.M. at the Clay- mill purchase was made from the
ville Chapel with Dr. Arch Air-King Lumber Co. of Tigard
Mr. Ralston plans to start the
Kearns officiating. Interment in
mill in operation by Sept 1. He
the Viola Cemetery.
will utilize his own timber and
Donations in Mrs. Tenney's that which is available on the op
memory may be made to the en market.
Your attention is
Spnngwater Church building called to his classified ad. ‘Logs
Erma L. Tenney
Called by Death
Veo Ralston Buys
$3.100 Per Yea*
legion and Unit to Currinsvisie Clan
The Currin-Wade reunion was
P. G. E. Reports Strike W iil Hot Delúy Dam
The Carl Douglass American held
_ Eagle Creek Grange
Legion Post of Estacada and its ,\ug jq u ith 50 members present
Auxililary Unit will install their Coming from the greatest dis-
newly elected officers Saturday tance were Mr. and Mrs. Harvey
evening, August 23 rd at 8 P.M. 1 Currin of Hillsboro and Florida.
in the Estacada Grade
School They have now established their
Gym. Past Commander of Dist. home in Florida and were on
No. 9, Merrill Johnson, will be their way back after the reunion,
the installing officer for the j Harvey was born on what is
Post and Past President of Dist- known as the Lucich place He
rict No. 9, Mrs. Wm. Fleming, is l graduated from
to install the ,Tnif
| College later going into the real
The drill team of St. Johns | estate business. He Is engaged in
Post will participate as well as that business in Florida. He also
the junior past presidents
| bought a tract of turf land which
Districts 8 and 9.
he sells for lawns for so much
Friends of the Legion arc cor per square loot, wheih nets him
diall.v invited to attend and also $2800 per year. By leaving
all Veterans and their families, strip every foot it replaces itself
Unit members are reminded to ¡n one year. Thi.-ns the everglades
bring sandwiches for
refresh-' w hich are nowr being developed
The Darrel and Wilbur Smiths
j also came a distance from Pay-
ictte, Idaho and Durkee, Oregon.
After the picnic dinner the
business meeting was presided
over by the president, Mrs. Lill
ian Happold from Boring and
Now playing at the Broadway Mrs Ruth Spaniolsecretary from
Theatre, an exciting underwater Stavton, Oregon.
picture of the Navy 'Underwater
Officers elected for 1959 were
Demolition teams “UNDERWA - Harvey Currin president; Wilbur
TER WARRIOR stars Dan Dali- $niith, vice-pres, and Mrs. Ruth
ey.Just as the boys get their , spaniol, relected secretary.
training complete the war ends
They voted to hold the reunion
and to all appearances the Frog at River Mill Park next year.
men will be no more. Dailey sets
out to prove to the Navy how vi
tal these men can always be ot
the nation’s defense.While doing , The Oregon Historical Society
thrilling research work off the i and State Department of Agri
Marshall Islands he meets and culture, co-sponsors, today
marries lovely Claire Kelly..Oth- leased the names of 332 verified
er thrills are added in the Kore claimants for Oregon's first Cen
an conflict.Second big hit—A la tury Farm honors. The list rep
dy undercover agent—Betsy Pal resents 210 farms settled by their
mer as an ordinary housewife ancestors 100 or more years ago.
who takes a part time job that , The present day owners either
brings her to a point in her life |ivc on an(I farm tht. land, or ma-
wherc she must find a new home nage ,ht. farm operations,
and forsake old
and Fourteen counties are repre-
friends to protect her life
and ; sentecl in the claims, all of which
those of her family. ‘The TRUE wcre certified by the respective
STOR5 OF LYNN STUARI Is county judges.
indeed true and full of suspense produced the oldest farm (1842)
all the way through
I and the most applicants, 67.
Starts Sunday through Tues- Linn county was not far behind
day—a double feature. The first wjth 55 century farmers and
YOUNGER, Yamhill was third with 26.
GUNF’IGHTER’ in Cinemascope 1 Only one county east of the
and color starring Frank Love- ’ c asCadcs is represented —Wasco
Carnes, 3. Bernice Miller,
joy. A thriller from start to w|th three century farms.
finish. Companion feature A
Thomas Vaughan, historical
Sec. 11. Sweet Adeline
delightful bit of nonsense where B j society director, and Robert J.
1. Grace Still, 2. Bernice Miller, laughs are continuous How to steward, director of agriculture.
3. Bessie Hills, 4. Maude Haugh- Murder A Rich Uncle
Charles |)f)t expressed surprise and
Coburn is the rich uncle.
I pleasure at the response to the
Sec. 12. Night and Day
Next week ‘Jet Attack’ and centennial farm program. When
1. Marguerite Keller, 2. Bessie ‘Suicide Battalion.’
they launched it, neither had any
Hills, 3. Louise Linn, 4. G r a c e ------------------------
..... idea it would bring forth so many
See. 13. Wearing of the Green LEGION & W I T PKWIC
Climax to the program will
, come September 2 at the Oregon
1. Marguerite Keller 2. Bessie The local , American
Hills, 3. Bernice Miller, 4. Ho-
Auxiliary held their annual pic
h(, observed Nvith fitting
me at Eagle Fern Park the 2ntl ceremonies.
Sec. 14. Baby Face
Sunday of August with 80 people
1. Della Ewalt, 2. Leila Gordon, in attendance. Parkrosc Post and
CENTURY FARMS IN THE
3. Abbie Armstrong,
4. Grace Unit were guests of the Estacada
group. Games were played by hom er C. GLOVER. Route 1,
Sec. 15. Red Wing
the boys and girls and many pri-
BOX 155, EAGLE CREEK
1. Bernice Miller, 2. Ann Under /lOS won by all. Horseshoes and
J. PALMATEER, Route 1. Box
wood, 3. Bessie Hills,
4.Graoo bilk were enjoyed by the men as
well as for the ladies.
The News and the people of
Estacada join in welcoming the
reactivotion of the
Estacada Veneer Co.,
and wish the best of everything
in their conduct of the business.
An almost full panel of direct This is going to be cheaper
ors of the
Upper Clackamas than eating breakfast at home, so
River Chamber of
Commerce bring the whole family.
met in regular session Monday The Estacada Kiwanis Club
President Chuck Ba w ith the cooperation of Homer’s
ker called the meeting to order Market and their suppliers, are
breakfast Saturday mor-
and then regretfully
tendered ■ serving
his resignation for the
reason ning, August 23, from A.M. un
til noon. Cost to you is 25c for
that his Portland business makes all
you can eat.
his attendance difficult.
form the breakfast go to
vice-president, the Kiwanis
Club's welfare ac
moved into the presidency and tivities.
Tickets are now on
Ernest Rynning was elected to
sale by Kiwanis members. If
fill his place.
The matter of having a Fall you don’t have a ticket, you can
kick-off dinner for the entire buy one at the breakfast.
membership was introduced but
tabled until the next regular
ODD FELLOW & REBECKAII
meeting on Monday, Sept. 8.
BOOTHAT COUNTY FAIR
The matter of having a head
quarters for the convenience of Don’t forget the ‘Bigger and
dispensing information to
the Better’ Clackamas County Fair
public and conducting the Cham at Canby this week through Aug.
ber’s business was discussed. A 23.
The Odd Fellew and Rebekah
vote of the board decided that
Howard Smith, in helping Sally Lodges of Clackamas County and
Treckeme, secretary - manager, Gresham Lodge, of
"would also use his office for this County are having their rest
booth again this year, sponsored
The welcome news of the re by Mt. Hood Encampment No.100
opening of the veneer plant and IOOF.
the sawmill adjoining under Veo Mr. and Mrs. Rex Bledsoe of
‘Best Wishes’ Garfield are caretakers
from the Chamber and the this year and will be happy to
pledge of cooperation to the new see you there. The publicis wel
come to visit and rest and regis
There was some discussion on ter. All branches of the
the over-lapping activities of the Fellow order are urged to stop
Kiwanis Club and the Chamber. and register and visit.Would like
It has been difficult for members to see the names of more of our
of both organizations to take ac Theda Rho and Junior Odd Fell
tive part in both. It was pointed ows registered.
out by Jim Anderson if the res Mast all IOOF and
confined lodges in the county have dona-
themselves to the purposes they ed to maintain this booth so be
serve there is no over-lapping or sure to stop and look it over on
conflicts. The Chamber has its the porch of the main pavilion.
place for community develop Make a date to meet your
ment and tire Kiwanis for com friends there.
lUc Per Copy
Estacada, Oregon, Friday, Aug. 22, 1958
Target date for the comple-1 ---------
Fork - Faraday
hydroelectric fr lifllAIS&f S t l O W
project on the Clackamas river ■
« s ilv e r
will remain firm in spite of the
recent five-week labor wallkout,
it was announced this week by
General O. E. Walsh, PGE vice) | The Estacada Garden Club held
their annual Fall Flower Show
"We will run double shifts and i “Melodies In Flowers” last week-
add more crews to catch up with crlt! Au§ust 1® and 17 in the cafe-
the original construction sched-- *el!'a ,
I*10 Estacada Grade
ule which calls for placing the Sch<>0
*Jrs. Lester Underwood
first unit on line December 1,” was general chairman; Mrs. Amos
Walsh said. “And
there’s a Hills. Cfxhairman and Mrs. Guy
chance we will have a generator
J u,n 'or l ,a*rma-n-
The judges were Mrs. Lloyd
producing power ahead of our
Burris. Mrs. M. R. Samuelson and
Walsh indicated, however, that Mrs. A. H. Mason.
the filling of the North Fork re There were 159 entries in the
servoir, originally scehduled for Adult Arrangement section and a
mid- August, wiil be delayed ap large display of Horticulture. The
proximately one month. He said Junior display was a little smaller
it would take some 70 days to than usual due to vacation time,
fill the four mile long lake, de-
was very flood.
pending on river flow.
Following are the results of the
“We are required to let 300
cubic feet of water per second ' judging:
go through in order to maintain | Sec.l. In the Good Old Sum-
normal downstream curerenss, ’’ | mer Time (space 3 x3)
the General said.
‘The reser- j 1- Ann Underwood, 2. Louise
voir will be filled with any water Linn. 3. Ruth Westerberg
over -that amount.”
| Section 2. Down the Navajo
North Fork will be a variable Trail
radius concrete arch dam stand- 1 a) 1. Bernice Miller,
big 207 feet high. Its two turbo- Ewalt, 3. Florence Lamb and 4.
generators will have a capabtl-, Leila Gordon
ity of 53,000 kilowatts.
| fb) 1. Maude Haughton, 2. Grace
Considered a part of the North i Still, 3. Florence Lamb. 4 Della
Fork project is a generator aa-, Ewalt.
dition to the existing
Sec. 3. I Like Mountain Music
powerhouse locited on the Clack- 1- Leila Gordon. 2 Emma Lou
amas two miles above Estacada. I Dodd. 3. Maude Haughton, 4.Grace
The 25,000 kilo,' att
unit will Still.
Section 4. September Song
bring the plan i total potential
1. Bernice Miller, 2 Leila Gordon,
tc 44,000 kilov.-tts.
Carrying water to the forebay 3. Florence Lamb, 4 Bessie Hills
Section 5. Let's Have Another
above the enlarged Faraday p*e
wer ho use will be a half mile Cup of Coffee
long. 28-foot in diameter tunnel, j 1. Bessie Hills, Leila Gordon, 3.
Maude Haughton. 4 Emma Lou
now nearing completion
Sec. 6 Tea for Two
Come to the Grade School caf- > I Emma Lou Dodd, 2 Ann Un-
eteria Thursday evening and ev derwoon. 3. Grace Still, 4 Ber
ening and enjoy a dinner given nice Miller.
Section 7. Home Sweet Home
Church. Your will have
your 1. Maude Haughton. 2. Ann Un-
choice of ham cr fried chicken.
*!; Marguerite Keller,
vegetables, salad, rolls, and the 4. Bessie Hills
choice of pie or cake. They will
stra*. serving at 5:30 and will 1. Ann Underwood.
serve until 8 PM. Adults $1.25 Jubb, 3 Florence Lamb, 4 Ber
and children under 14 years 75c. nice Miller
Sec. 9. Peek-a boo
11. Florence Lamb. 2.
Mr. and Mrs Leslie Woodle of derwood, 3. Emma Lou
Portland called on Armeda Woo- Grace Still
die and took her up to Austin
Sec. 10 Me and My
Hot Springs last Sunday.
1. Emma Lou Dodd,
Sec. 16. Old Black Magic
1. Ann Underwood, 2. Clara Cof-
field. 3. Florence Lamb, 4.Della
Sec. 17 Japanese Sandman
1. Grace Still, 2. Marguerite Kel
ler, 3. Mildred Collins, 4.LouLse
Sec. 18. I’m Always Chasing
1. Marilyn Walters, 2. Ann Un
derwood, 3. Maude Haughton, 4.
The Special A war Is are: Tri
ment) Mrs. Guv Keller; Award
of Distinction , Composition Ar
rangement, ) Mrs. Ray Gordon;
Mrs Adolph Still; Award of Me
rit ( Outstanding Horticulture.)
Mrs. Guy Keller. The Awards of
Appreciation were given to John
Ackerman for his paintings on
conservation entered by the For
to Mrs. Elizabeth
Ames for her
rangements and to Mrs. James
for gifts and Decorative
plants. The Junior
ment Award went to Jeanine
Kammeyer and the Junior Ac
hievement Arrangement Award
f ind the Error" Winner Fails to Find
So $ 2 0 .0 0 Allocated this Week
Frank Tacheron of Eagle Creek route inherited
the error last week. It was in the Estacada Bai her
This week’s error is worth a whole t O A A A
and some observant person should
find it. Our advertisers are happy to award you
your prize of $20.00 so read your ads carefully.
The considerable interest shown in tne contest
kept advertisers with minor undesignated mistakes
busy answering questions. Remember, there is only
one paper mailed with the intentional error. Any
other errors do not qualify you for the contest
prize. Rules of the contest are as follows:
Continuing in this paper, your “News” is conducting
a “ F in d th e E rro r” co n test. A deliberate mistake
of price or text, or both, has been placed in one ad
which will be in both your paper or shopper. This
paper is being mailed at random. You will have to
check all the ads carefully to find the “planted”
mistake. When you find what you think is the right
mistake, take your paper to the firm in whose ad it
appears and you may take advantage of the error
in price if to your advantage. You will also receive
your p rize of $20.00.
Because of the change in
Ann Un- schedule form 4.30 to 4 0 0 PM
Dodd, 4 Postmaster chris Myers suggests
Shadow r s
2. Betty go out.
8 T Î5 Â
The mistake mast be reported bv 5 p.m. of the
Saturday following the date of this paper. If the
prize is not claimed, it will be added to the next
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