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I construction east of Oregon City.
Commenting on successful ne-
! gotiation of the contracts,
B y A n n e Justice
president Frank M. Warren, Jr.,
Cindy Caswell, small daughter said they represents cooperative
' of Mr. and Mrs. Bim ey Caswell, effo rt on te part of
Doernbecker B P A to integrate new power pro
hospital fo r diagnosis Monday. It jects with the Northwest power
\ was found that Cindy has
no pool and take full advantage ot
hip socket and she w ill remain in the interconnected
^ T he S nob for C ruormm
the hospital for treatment. Mrs. systems.”
Birney Caswell and three other
Th ■ Priest Rapids project, cap
daughters ave been visiting
at able of producing 788.500 kilo
the Ed Caswell home in Dodge watts. is scheduled to go on line
and with Mr. ar.d Mrs. Richard next summer, with completion in
Avery o f Highland.
, 1961. Completion of the 772,000
Mrs. Wenona Reid and daugh killowutt Rocky Beach plant
ters Sharon, Glenda, Ann
and schedcled for 1962 with the first
Cindy of Couer-do Alene, Idaho, generation going on line in 196i.
are visiting Mrs. Reid’s sister, Wheeling distances for the PGE
Mrs. Paul Slane. The women took deliveries will be about 160 and
their children to the coast for a 13 air line miles from the respec
few days outing at Cape Lookout tive dams.
Signatories to the contracts are
PGE persident Warren, B PA ad
PGE SIGNS 50 Y E A R
ministrator Wm. A. Pearl,
E LE CTR IC CONTRACTS representatives of two PUDs.
Portland General Electric Co.
today signed two
50 year con
Scissors 'n' apples to so tracts with Bonneville Power Ad
das'n'algebra, fduiards ministration
majors in students of 301.000 kilowatts of power from
Priest Rapids and Rocky Reach
every age. Result? Com- hydroelectric projects in central
( B y John J. Inskeep, County
fo rt-co n stru ctip n for Washington to PGE load centers.
Soil analysis reports
long, long wear; a big PGE had previously contracted
to buy part o f the power gener rolling into the Extension office
selection of class lead ated at the two projects.
in Oregon City the first week in
ers. See them all todayl
Provisions of te long term con August. That is all to the good.
tracts call for transmission
of Almost everyone wants to apply
207.000 kilowatts from the Grant limestone in September and ear
County PUD's Priest Rapids pro- ly October. This is the best time
i ct and 124.000 kilowatts
from o f year for use ot limestone but
the Chelan PU D ’s Rocky
Beach prosepective users run into two
1. A.S.C. will not
propect to the Oregon PGE sys difficulties:
share in liming costs unless the
Power from the two dams will user has had a recent soil analy
enter B P A ’s regional high
volt sis made by OSC lab of the field
age grid in central Washington in question. It requires about 2
at the administrations's Midway weeks to obtain a soil
Too many wait
and Columbia substations and a report.
new substation to be constructed the last minute before submitt
at Maple valley.
Deliveries in ing a sample.
2. Facilities at the lime plant
northwest Oregon to PGE under
the wheeling contract
will be are taxed beyond the power
made through B P A ’s
St. Johns. produce because everyone wants
i lestone at the same time. Last
K eeler and Troutdale substations,
" C ity , O r s g o n
and from B P A ’s Big Eddy
sub year the local plant facility stop
station to the compnay’s new Mc- ped all deliveries short of sea-
I.ou 'hlin substation now under sonial demands
Here are two suggestions- Ob
tain directions fo r sample taking
and obtain cartons for samples
at the Extension office now and
end in the sample immediately.
2. Visit the A. S. C. office
Gladstone, obtain prior approval
: nd order limestone immediate
ly after the analysis report is re
ceived. It will not take so long
In have analysis made this fall.
During the past year ro so we
have -n analysis made fo r boron
in addition to calcium, ph'^mhor-
us and megnesium. The result is
that we have obtained hundreds
o f boron analyses
1 ear just passed.
W ith one cx-
eeption soils were found to have
low boron content except where
W h e n C ie n n ? d Â *
this material had been used as a
fertilizing clement and that one
exception was doubtful.
«i P R ; ' I ’ l M V
'• citing for boron is a lengthy
« . ' V i # '* , 1 , ! "A . « N k W O t . J ' d ; L i l i
process. Therefore, we expect to
recommend elimination of
boron analysis unless specifically
E ST A C A D A
SA N D Y
repucsted to have
made. Use o f boron carrying fe r
tilizers will now become general
except for grasses and
Tim e for analysis will be short
ened and this should be a
D O D G E
vVlil :.G K LIKE NEW
The Stanley prune may be
welcome and profitable addition
species and varieties
fruits. Form r Extension Agent
Leon Garoian suspected this sev
eral years ago.
enough trees for a
planting. These trees were plant
ed by C lifford Fosberg. Damas
cus. Last year they bore heavily.
The Fosbcrgs found a ready fresh
market fo r the lruil
Extension Agent Bob
who succeeded Garoian, reports
te Stanley prune to be
than the Italian prune which we
have grown for so many years.
The lruit when canned does not
curl like the Italian prune skin.
‘ This orchard has another fine
Yes, and we tried
cannnig and fresh sauce ourselv
es. Found them to be excellent
for the increase in number and
amount of beneiits
year,” Pizza sa.d. One was the
payment of benefits to
who were brou ht
law for the first time in recent
years — self-employed farmers,
Other reasons for
the increase were the reduction
in retirement age to 62 for wo
men and the siarting
1957 of disability insurance ben
efits to disabled people
A total o f 47
long-time disabled form er work
ers were drawing disability in
surance benefits in Clackamas
County at the rate of S3.522 mon
thly. Disability insurance bene
fits totaled 1217 for the
state, with a monthly total
Mrs. N e llie C urtin
Sunday, Aug. 10 was a day of
picnics for the people in this ar
ea. The American Legion, the
Itch kalis, Oddfellows,
Guard unit met at Eagle
Park. The Kercliam reunion was
held at Sell wood Park and
Currin-Wade reunion at
Creek Grange hall and park. A ll
had a good attendenee.
keep cool as a
And speaking o f Leon Garoian,
friends will be glad to learn that
e is getting along quite well
the U. o f Wisconsin. Lee is study
ing for a PhD degree. He is mak
ing top grades and holding down
the job of Wisconsin State V ege
table Marketing Specialist at the
same time- no mean accomplish
His only difficlty it seems is
homesickness for Oregon espec
ially when deer hunting season
comes along— W ell, who knows,
what he might be enticed to re
turn to our good state
FOR T H E BEST IN
P R IN T IN G SEE TH E NEW S
AT ESTACADA* PR1CSS
KEEP C O O L . . .
SLEEP C O O L . . .
Modern home air-conJMoalnf
can be installed in a ungl*
room or in your
entire home for a surprising
low cost. See your
appliance or heating
--ra p ir.
g t Q
This is the ms! Beautiful o* All iars.
Come Quick, Wiss. e
SEZ C. T. E.
Box 31 has boon in our family
most o f the present century and :
when Postmaster Chris Myers is
it was the first box built in the
Estacada postoffice. He sends all
the first class mail he finds in 31
to me. which includes marriage
proposals and funny stories.
whole lot of other mail gets into
Box 31 and ordinarily it would
be up to me to get a truck and
take it away, but a family in Es
tacada who are great friends of
mine, put it in bundles and pay
the postage on them and address
the same to me.
This and all
the first class mail
roach me under the tree where
I am sitting at the time .Post
master Myers regrets that the
more expense hut must show a
profit at all times, otherwise the
department might close it
and all o f us \ ould have to go
to Eagle Creek to got our mail.
Sc.KÜfyl Selections oí Al* Models and Wagons!
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Used Cars Badly
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EFFICIENT SHOP SERVICE
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L. Powell ßlvd.
Phone MO 5-2166
“ There were several
A BUSINESS-LIKE SERVICE ~ FOR EVERYONE!
Is our special checking account arrangement! We photo, ’ at
every cancelled check for your protection, furnish
an accurate statement at regular intervals - and the stubs in
your checkbook provide a detailed account of your expend
itures. In every way, a special checking account is good
business. No minimum balance required. The cost is only
$1.00 for 12 checks. Open an account today.
Estacada Branch . . .
Visiting Mrs. Currin
u t . Aug. 10th, ..ere Mr. and Mrs
Pete Boichuek from
They were form er neighbors be
fore moving to Portland. Mr. Boi-
ihuck had to have an operatiin
on his eye whien was very
Mr. and Mrs. Sim Heiple went
to the huckleberry
week and came home with a lot of
ELECTRIC C O M P A N Y
This season with all the warm
weather, is a good one fo r grow
It is also a good
season for appearance of blossom
end rot of tomatoes. Blossom end
rot is not a disease. Rather, the
condition is caused by
fluctuating soil moisture.
form on the biossom end of the
fruit. The diseased arv.i shrinks
and causes fruit to be misshapen.
Only some fruit on a plant may
CONTROL: Keep soil moisture
as constant as possible througn
the growing season. Light sandy
soils are particularly prone
produce diseased fruit because
of rapid loss of soil moisture.
Old-Age Survivors and disabil
ity insurance benefits
about $4 m illion a year are be
ing paid to some 7000 beneficiar
ies in Clackamas County, accord
ing to James C. Piazza, field rep
resentative of the Social Secur
This is an increase in amount
in 1957 of approximately 25 per
cent over 1956.
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'Í HE CLAC K AM AS CO U NTY NEWS
Estacada, Oregon, Friday, Aug. 22, 1958
Earn 2 A per cent on all saving
3 per cent on three year
All deposits insured to $10,000 by
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Hours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m