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Clackamas Countp J^etos
In Its Fifty-fourth Year of Publication
Volume No. 1
Springwater Grange Passes important
Resolutions; To Improve Grange Hall
By Anne Justice
new chairs displayed those they
a hod selected; a captain’s chair fo r
large group present
fo r their the Master’s station
meeting Jan. 10 including
one Baumretter chairs fo r the Grac-
visitor who is Ceres of Clackamas es, sec. and treas.
County Pomona Grange.
Letters from Elm er McClure,
Theda Tucker o f the Legisla Wm. Lewis, Marie Alison
quoted from L illy Ruppert were read.McClure
Pres. Eisenhower's state of the urged that Oregon Granges clean
union message and told of
the up their property and paint their
growth of industry in Red China. halls if they need it as part
The Home Ec. Club w ill meet their participation in the Cen-
Jan. 21 at the Gant home
with tennial celebration. A plan for
Doris M iller giving the program, providing paint at a discount and
Y ear books should be completed Master Richard Guttridge
soon and will have a great deal pointed the executive committee
o f information fo r all members, to estimate the amount
Three birthday cakes were sent would be needed fo r Springwater
to the McLaren Home for boys Grange.
fo r their first birthday party on ! Lena Millard was selected to
.be Grange Mother fo r 1959 and
Rules fo r the National Grange Fred Horner as Grange Father,
sewing contest have been receiv-
A motion was made to send a
ed and those wishing to
may have this information.
Grange urging the return of the
Charles Stiter discussed an ar- form er plan o f each grange o the
tid e from Succesful Farming on county to act alone to host Pom -
super highways, telling of
the ona meetings in turn instead of
cost in money and material and the system now used where sev
the large amount of land requir ers granges act together as hosts.
ed or one mile o f
such roads Vote was unanimous.
through the countryside and the
Plans are being made to have
greater acreage taken for each P hillip Gentemann and George
clover leaf. An accident on the Suter of the F F A tell of their re
Cary road, 211 cutoff
intersec- 1 cent trip to Kansas City at
tion was reported.
Social meeting of the Grange Jan.
The special committee to buy 23.
Estacada, Oregon, Friday, Jan. 23, 1959
YO U TH F E L L O W S H IP
OBSERVE YO U T H W E E K
The Youth Fellowship of the Es
tacada Church of God w ill be ob
serving National Christian Youth
Movement, the week of Jan. 25
through le b . 1 .
Sunday mroning Jan. 25
Youth Fellowship will have com
plete charge of the morning wor
. . _
ship. Several of the young people
wUl speak on ‘D a r e W e L iv e
t- 9 on
T t e foUownng Sunday * t 2:30
PM the Youth Fellowship
toe host to the congregations
the Church f God in
1 Oregn City and Kelso. The pastor
o f the Woodburn congregation
Rev. Hall w ill speak. The presi
dent o f the Youth Fellowship,Ka
ren C aliff has announced that all
ages are invited to participate in
the Youth W eek activities.
March of Dimes
The public is invited to
March of Dimes Dinner at
Legion hall Sunday, Jan. 25 from
1 to 4 PM sponsored by the Am
erican Legion Auxiliary. This is
a pot luck dinner with rolls, cof-
buWer furnshed by
A eha,.ge of 50c for
adults and 25c fo r children w ill be
made Proceeds go t0 March of
MEMO r l \ l TO C LAC K AM AS
E q u n T Y W A R DEAD
PROPOSED B Y V E T GROUPS
A suitably landscaped site has
been found in Mountain View Ce
m etery in Oregon City and Stuart
Mockford, architect, has designed
the proposed memorial. The de
sign calls fo r a
with a giant flagpole at the West
end, surrounded by iifetim e ben
ches. A live fountain is planned
fo r the center of the platform.
Funds fo r the project w ill
raised by public subscription with
priority going to those families
that lost loved ones in the
wars. Estimated cost to families
A form er local man
died on fo r benches and inscription plat
Monday noon as a result of gas es w ill be $100 fo r space in
line burns covering his entire bo platform area $25. Overal con
dy, incurred approximately
12 struction is estimated at $5000 to
W alter Edward $6000.
Olmstead, 31, o f 6610 S. E. Hol-
For the past several years,vari
gate, was found at 1:45 AM. lying ous veterans and military organiz
in front o f his car at 72nd
and ations have been
Flavel Sts., in S. E
Portland, construction of a suitable mem-
Evidence showed he
had been orial to the county’s war dead.At
E A G LE CREEK M AN
working on the motor o f his stall- this
time there is no ___________
C A LLE D B Y D E ATH
ed car with tools and a can of gas- place in the county where suitable
Patrick Joseph Byrne, Eagle 1 »lin e when he was enveloped in a ceremonies may be held or where
Creek route one, died at the San- flash fire. T h e car was not bum- j relatives may visit to honor the
dy Rest Haven nursing home on e<b
memory o their veteran dead.
The 1959 Mothers’ March
of ^an 13- He was b<>rn Gee. 2,1878
A* 1° I’ M on Sunday night he
Harold Lamb, commander
Dimes Drive w ill be on Thursday Ln Ireland. He was a resident of had le ft the home o f his parents, I the Veterans o f Foreign Wars in
evening, Jan. 29, according
to Eagle Creek for the past 13 yrs. , i r - anii Mrs. Sam Olmstead,
in Oregon City appointed a commit
Mrs. Guy Keller, chairman and
*s survived by a daughter Mrs Eagle Creek, ofter^returning his tee consisting of Rich Thompson,
Eagle (r e e k ; son Danny, 8, who has been living j chairman, Hayes Rutledge, Mel
co- Mary Workman of
chairman. It w ill begin at 7 PM t!lrci; grandchildren: 1wo sisters, with the elder Olmsteads and at- Paulsen and Ken W alker to plan
The youngster such a memorial,
and all folks please have
their N ellie Burns and Katie Ryan of tending school.
porch lights on.
Minneapolis, Minn, and one brot- recalled that his daddy had been | Also interested in the project
having car troubles on the trip to and lending their eforts is
__________________ iber, John Byrne o f Ireland.The
body w-as shipped to Finnegan’s Eavle Creek from Portland.
Federated Veterans Council
Besides his parents and son,Ed Clackmas County, an
Mont. The funeral was Jan. 15 ward Olmstead is also survived by tion composed of members from
daugh 21 military posts of various organ
with interment at the Mt. Car his wife, Betty, and two
ters, Diane, 10, and Teresa 9, all izations. This includes the Grand
o f Portland. He also leaves four Arm y of the Republic Gold Star
Leon, Donald Families; United Spanish War
He was an alumnus Veterans; Meade R elief Corps, Dr.
On January 9 the Public U til
Claude Parvin returned home
ity Commissioner of the State of Wednesday from Fort Ord where of Estacada Union High School. John McLoughlin W orld War Bar
Funeral services w ill be
held racks and its auxiliary, Disabled
Oregon approved the
Estacada he has been for the past 6 months
next Monday, Jan. 26, 1 PM at the American Veterans, N avy mothers
Telephone & Telegraph Company
Jacobson Fam ily Chapel at 87th of America, Boy Scouts of Am eri
rate increase, which w ill make
and Foster in S. E. Portland.
ca and other patriotic and frater
effective January 23,
A baby girl was born to Mr.and
follow ing rates:
Mrs. Robert Marchbank on Jan.
Ralph Guynes, chairman o f the
Bus-1 party 8.50; 2 party 7.00; 4 20 in the Good Samaritan hospi
Centennial Committee, looks fo r
party 5.25; multi partp 5.25.
tal at Corvallis. She weighed 7 lb.
ward to a dedication
Res. 1 party 5.40; 2 party 4.35; 14 oz. and has been named Teresa
May 30, Memorial day, with pre
4 party $3.50; multi party 3.50.
Ann. Grandparents are Mr.
haps nationally known igures pre
This rate increase is due prima Mrs. Glenn Marchbank of Esta
sent for the rites.
rily t o the iscrease costs such as cada and Mr. and Mrs. A . J. Zak-
Orval Karnes lias been selected
labo.r postage, material,, etc.,and rzewski of Eagle Creek
Sunday evening, Jan. 11
the insreased investment in the
and Mrs. Donald Graham, return treasurer or the memorial fund.
ed from Portland around
6 PM His office is in the Am erican L e
where they had been visiting rel gion Building at 12th and Wash
atives fo r the day to find
their ington Sts. Both the United States
R E P R E S E N T A T IE S W A N T E D
home had been entered and rob National Bank and the First N a
FROM LO C AL CHURCHES
bed. The refrigerator door was tional Bank and the
I would like to have a repre
open presumably fo r the entrud- tional Bank of Oregon City w ill be
ers to see and the back door was depositories or the fund.
church iin this area meet
open. A 8MM camera, a number
me on Friday morning Jan. 23 at
of movie film s and a rifle were
10 o'clock in the basement room tional Order o f Job’s daughters missing. In general their home
of the Methodist Church to help held their regular m eeting Jan. had been ransacked and things
make plans fo r our patrieipation 19 with the new Honored Queen throw nbout. On Monday the rifle
in the W orld Day of P ra yer Feb. Bonnie How ell presiding.
Ann Joy Godsey was iniatioted was found out by the garage and
N ow playing at the Broadway
the film was found in the garden,
Theatre Elvis Presley in his last
W e are doing this as part
big picture before entering
the United Church Women, N a
Mrs. Graham believes
tional Council o f the Churches o f were: Auditing— Jo Anne March- they may have scared the intru A rm y — K IN G CREOLE
singing star is
Ctorist in the U S A
I bank’ Judy Smith> » “ d Eva s P ick‘ ders way by th eir arrival.
___ . _____ , . . ..
lne shown in a stirring dramatic per-
T elep h on ^ -M ary and Eliza- ...
film was dam agedbut they were formanceJSupporting stars include
Continuing Chairman fo r W orld “ “
Comm happy to find it because it show- Caro)yll j
ittee- Karen Potter.
Day o f Prayer.
It was decided to have a
food l P'^
rUS° n s birthday Dolores Hart and Dean
by hit----- clavton Moore
sale at the News office
Jan. 31 and a sister o f
with Mary York, Marge Hopkins who has Passed waay since; pic- as TH E LO N E R AN G ER and the
G O O D W ILL IN D U S TR IE S TO
and Donnverna Barry to
make lures that could never be replac- l ^ city
M A K E C O LLEC TIO N HERE
verheels as Tonto. A real thril-
Rev. Milton Nelson announces
It was decided to have a rum
the Goodwill Industries truck w ill mage sale later in th f season and
j Starts Sunday through Tues
be in Estacada to collect
your the girls will start collecting rum-
day— An A lfred Hitchcock mas
discarded donations on Friday, mage now and store it at Marge
terpiece o f suspense 'VERTIG O
Jan. 30. TTiey can use any repair- Hopkins home.
with James Stewart and Kim No-
able item s o f clothing, furniture,
A friendship m eeting is plann-1 I a n n u a P / l c l r a t h n l ! vak.Suffering from a fear o f great
hats, shoes, electric
appliances ed fo r the February 16 m eeting!
U C D l f J K C f U U I I heights after seeing his friend
and other household goods.
with Gresham N o 19, M olall* No.
killed in a fall from a roof leaves
T o contribute call Mr. Nelson 46, Sunnyside No. 3, Oregon City
Second round action in church- Stewart almost helpless in
who w ill moke arrangements fo r No. 23, Palestine Bethel
No. 2 league hsakethall
with work. He saves a girl from drown-
the truck to stop at your home or and Gladstone No. 57 being in v it-; three teams sporting perfect rec ing only to fall in love with her.
plaee at business without delay, ed to attend. This will be Estaca- ords and three teams
as two- Th eir lives are a strange pattern;
Mr. Nelson’s phone number
is da Bethel No. 54's 4th birthday, time losers. Barton won handily ! she with a strange delusion
N ext regular m eeting w ill be from Church o f God,
46-34 to must die; asd he with his
Feb. 2 with Janice Barry, Cheryl gain its second min and give its When she dreams o f a rendevous
W agner and Lrtitia K irk on
the opponents th eir second loss. The at a mission he takes her
Mrs. C. E. W eeterberg and her refreshments committee,
other action saw Redand outpoin- only to see her die
The new members Ann Godsey ting Garfield 30-24
and Viola 1 frightened eyes. Suspense action
early Tuesday AM from Phoenix, mtroduced her mother M rsLaw winning a close one from Dodge, from start to
Arizona where they had gone to renie Godsey, her grandparents, 25-22.
visit their uncle who was ill
in Mr and Mrs. Fred Bartholomew
Action this week was to see on-
Next week ‘Country Music Hoi-
the hoapitial. Their uncle was In and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Victor ty two games in
Tuesday day’ featuring Drifting
a coma when they arrived
and Bowman. Past Guardians o f Bet- night league, Redland
playing M iller who is locally known plus
passed away early Sunday AM.
hel No. 23 o f Oregon City.
Church o f God and
undefeated The Tin Star’
---------------------- Refreshments were served by
Barton meeting likewise viator- Perkins.
Bonnie Howell, Judy Smith and ious Viola.
The Free Kiddie matinee this
Mr and Mrs Larry Meade vis- Karen Potter.
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ek will have a wonderful com-
Red W illiam Giles in the O r e g o n ------------------------- Warren S. Adams will speak at
By TH E SCOUTM ASTER with
City hospital Sunday afternoon.
Lets all go to
the March at Eagle Creek School Jan. 28 at
8 Clifton Webb.
Boy Scouts and
Mr Giles is Mrs. Meades borther- Dimes Dinenr at the Legion hall PM on the reorganization o f the Cub Scouts will especially enjoy
Sunday. Its pot luck.
school districts. A ll invited.
I this one.
Local Man Dies
Mothers to March
Here Jan. 29.
Phone Rate Raise
Effective Jan. 23.
Elvis Presley on
Results of Church
N IT A G A N T G IV E N S IG N A L
EASTE R N S TAR HONOR
Mrs. Del Gant was given a sig
nal honor at
Mountain Chapter No. 108, Ord
er of the Eastern Star, Estacada,
last Tuesday evening, when the
Worthy Grand Matron appointed
her as the Grand Worthy Repre
sentative fo r the state of
Mrs. Gant w ill serve in
this capacity fo r a three year per
Mountain Chapter O.E.S. of Es
tacada now has two members of
their Chapter who
Representatives Mrs. Don
who is Grand Representative for
the state of Mississippi and Mrs.
Del Gant for the state
10c Per Copy
$3.¡00 Per Yea/
Portland Genera! Electric Plans to
Spend $ ¡3 ,0 0 0 ,0 0 0 in Improvements
The year-end roundup for Port-eight Clackamas County Parks,
land General Electric Co. shows j which have been built in conjunc-
1958 s one o f the utility’s all time tion with hydroelectric develop-
busiest years— two dams
were i ments.
completed and another big
one I Pointing to the overall picture
planned, plus the completion of of PG E ’s operations in 1958,Curts
hundreds o f
smaller construe-'Called attenion to a statement is-
sued by the utility's chief execu-
In Clackamas county, according Itive o fficer Thoms W. Delzell.
to division manager Don Curts, I It revealed that the company In
PGE spent some
$1,708,000 on the past year placed 198,000 killo-
maintenance and new construct-1 watts o f new electricity on line—
ion not counting completion of the marking a construction
North Fork- Faraday hydroelec- ment o f some $49,000,000— and
trie project on the Clackamas ri- fo r the future announced its in-
The utility spent $9,000,000 tentions to build the largest dam
in the county on completion
o f | ever consructed within the con-
new power plants, and an addit-'fines o f Oregon,
ional $141,000 went toward com-
Delzell had reference to
pleting Promontory Park along- proposed
side North Fork reservoir.
Butte project on the Deschutes
Of the $1,706,000 normal cons- river in central Oregon, which
truction figure fo r 1958, close to he calls ‘a symbol o f our
a half million dollars went
fo r pany’s faith in Oregon’s future’
As standards of PG E ’s recent
The Estacada Parent Teachers new high voltage lines and ovei-
I progress, Delzell pointed to the
Association met in
the Grade head distribution lines.
Major expenditure fo r the year Pelton and North Fork-Faraday
School last Thursday night.
Mr. Cody announced that Hy went on the new McLouglin dls- hydroelectric projects completed
Approxi- in 1958.
Jackson, Civil Defense Director tribution substation.
‘ PGE' Delzell said, ‘shares the
or Clackamas County, Mrs. D. E. mately $700,00 went toward com-
is faith which all Oregon utilities
Elkins, P T A Civil Defense Chirm, pletion of this project which
on hvc in the future growth and de-
and Mrs. A llyn Price, will
meet located east of Oregon City
velpoment of our state. This con-
with him Jan. 21 at
1 P.M. to Maple Lane and Waldo Ave.
Another $138,000 was used for fidence is exem plified
pan evacuation of the
the Clackamas tremendous construction
This is the first o f many
meet construction of
ings which will be necessary to substation near the town of Clack- ram wheih these utilities
set up the practice
evacuation amas. This station, Curts said, undertaken.”
will meet the growing
Delzell’s statement said that in
wheih is now required by law.
Mt. Pleas- addition to hydro projects
A N N U A L V A U D E V IL L E APR . 3 for electricity in the
ready completed or
Tile P T A will have their annual and Jennings Lodge areas.
Eagle Creek substation received PGE and other Oregon
vaudeville April 3.
con- companies have contracted
was appointed chairman o f this. nearly $100,000 of the 1958
Mrs. Wm. Tucker made a mo struction budget and $13,860 went large blocks of power from pro-
tion that the money spent
for for improvements to the Jennings jects such as Priest Rapids dam
and Ricky Reach dam,being built
gifts for the Past Presidents be Lodge substation.
Curts indicated that the balance | in Washington by local
put in the Scholarship Fund in
of PG E’s cash outlay in the coun- agencies.
additions a n d , PGE’s chief
An announcement was made of ty went fo r line
the meeting of the East Council general improvements. Payroll to- pointed out that the
| recession in Oregon did not have
in the Grade SchooL library Feb. taled $374,141.
PG E ’s division chief added that a noticeably serious e ffect on the
4 fro 10 A. M. until noon:Anyone
another million or more dollars utility business. Pow er use re-
is welcome to attend.
The next meeting of the P T A probably w ill be spent in Clacka- mained high and was four
five per cent greater
w ill be the annual Founders Day mas county during 1959.
be ] 1957.
meeting, Feb. 19 at
the high | ‘-More than $250,000 w ill
spent on new transmission lines,” J “ W e believe it is sound”
The Jr. High and High School Curts said, “ with another q u a rter! zell said, -to predict continued in-
County Council w ill meet Feb. 11 m iillion going toward substation creases in electric energy con-
at 9:30 AM at Dale Ickes Jr. high construction and a like amount to sumption by all customers
I pe spent on
and 1959. W ith that in mind,
The business meeting was ad maintenance of hydro plants in w ill spend some $13,000,000 on
expansion and addition to
journed. F or the program
Mrs. the county.”
Approxim ately $10,000 w ill be transmission and
Allyn Price, Health Chmn. intro
duced M r’ Callahan, 8th
Grade j spent on improvements to PG E’s system during the coming year.”
teacher, who showed films on the
care of the eyes and ears.
| LAB O R PIC TU R E B RIG H TER .... 3550 unemployed in the county
Refreshments of cookies, cof IN C LA C K A M A S C O U NTY
last January with counly
fee and tea were served by
I unefployed as the new year gets
Springwater women, Mrs. Everett
Mrs. Bob Gill ■ Clackamas county
“ Another indication
o f the
ette, Mrs. Homer N ew ell and Mrs. j brighter as the new year gets un higher employment is the fact
W ilbur Howell.
der way. Such is the conclusion of that Clackamas
Ted Huff, manager of the
state 110,000 population, is now in 4th
I employment office for the county. place in population of
W ith un
In a report received here
this counties” H uff said.
F IR ST B A P T IS T CHURCH OF
week H uff revcaeled that employ employment down from last year
E STA C A D A H A V IN G
ment showed a steady
climb in the percentage o f jobless is less
M IS SIO N A R Y CONFERENCE
December, and that with men be than indicated by direct
The First Baptist Church
of ing called back to work
in the j parison o f the figures.
Estacada is having a missionary woods and other branches of the I ticularly bright note is the sta-
conference during its regular Ssn- lumber industry, January primises I b ility of the
day and Wednesday services dur marked improvement over Jan which have come up in the coun
ing the next tw o weeks. Sunday uary of lase year.
There were ty.”
services meet in the C ity Hall at
11 A M and 7:30 PM. Wednesday
services meet in homes o f church
members at 8 P.M. The following
missonary speakers w ill be par
Sunday, Jan. 25 at 11 AM Rev.
and Mrs. Tom my Skipper, miss
ionaries to Honduras;
Sunday, How to spend the business tax? That’s a popular
Jan. 25 at 7:30 PM. Dr. E. P. Fos- 1 or unpopular question, depending on how respect
mark, Missionary Director
ive sentiments run. A certain percent of the tax ha*
the Conservative Baptist Associ
ation of Oregon; Wednesday, Jan. been allotted to street lighting - -and a good cause.
29 at 8 PM, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Ha There will be a yearly balance to be dispersed. How
Sunday, Februray 1 at 11 AM., should it be spent? Estacada has so many places
Rev. Carl Blackler,
missionary for its tax revenue it is hard to know where to start.
to Japan; and Sunday, Feb. 1 at
Most business people downtown would prefer the
7:30 PM. Dr. and Mrs. Clarence
misionaries to long-range planning for more free parking facilities
Thailand. Everyone is cordially and those uptown have other ideas. Fundamentaly,
invited to worship
church at these times and
hear we have one objective which is to make Estacada
! a town in which it is a pleasure to do business - and
Estacada P.T.A .
Business Tax Money Dispersal Should
Be Earmarked for Municipal Parking?
free parking is one of the few things we have to
offer an incentive for tranding in Estacada, is free
Woman Marine 2nd Lt. Dolores
Quoting from Jan. 9, Gresham Shopper, “ I come
A. Schleichert, daughter o f Mr.
and Mrs. Robert C. Schleichert of to Gresham because it is so easy to park.” They say
Estacada is serving
the that remark is typical of the comments heard daily
Thrid Marine A ircraft W ing
El Toro Marine Corpa A ir Station i in Gresham, and especially that parking is FR E E !
at Santa Ana, Calif.
Oregon City is presently experiencing parking
pains and through a concerted effort on the part o f
REP. N O RB LAD IS W E STERN
its Pmterprise Courier is lauding the free convenient
G. O. P. W H IP IN HOUSE
parking offered by Oregon Ci’ y.
Reprsentative W alter Norblad,
Neither Gresham or Oregon City are asleep. The
iR-Ore) has again been
Western Republican Whip by his business people are aware of the value of free park
party collegues in the House
of ing to their customers. If we are to profit by then-
He will also continue to serve experience we should look to Estacada’* future and
on the Armed Services Committee make provision for free parking both uptown and
and the Committee on
downtown, for we shall live to :-ee the day when it
will be the same - and no parking meters - we hope!
L T . DOLORES SCH LEICH ERT
W IT H 3RD M A R IN E A IR C R A F T