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“ Soon after a party
who were discouraged, and we.e
turning back, told Mother if sne
wished to return, they would se
hyr home again. Mother said to
L . J. A N D E R S O N ....................
Editor and Publish a
Published w e e k ly on F rid ays at Estacada, Clackam as County, them: “ I started for Oregon and
I have now lost the one who was
O regon. E ntered in the postoftice at Estacada, O regon, as sec
ond class m atter. Subscription rates in Clackamas County <■>.» so dear to me. 1 shall go on if I,
too, perish on the way.'' So we
year $3.00; outside the County and in the State of
year S4.00; outside the State of Oregon,
one year $4.50:
Sub moved on.
“ Soon after our oxen died and
scriptions payable in advance.
we left our heavy wagon behinu
S TA F F CORRESPONDENTS
E a g le C r e e k ...........................................
Mrs. M a r ^ a r '' Ross and picked up a light one (there
C u rrin s v ille .................................................... Mrs. N e llie Currtn were all kinds standing by
G a rfie ld
I* J. Ra; G ord > road.) We put our cows in hai-
M rs L a fa v e F o u 'j ness and worked them. Not long
George ...................................................... ............ Mrs. Phyllis Fitch
after we got out of provisions,ex
D o d g e ........................................ ......................... Mrs. Joe Weiderhold
cept for a little buffalo meat. One
Springwater ............................................................ Mrs. Anne Justice
day we were very hungry, a lie u
tenant of the U. S. A rm y rode up
I died so fast that the trains did with a sqhad of soldiers and ask
I not stop to bury the dead, just a ed Mother how she was getting
I wagon would pull out of line,take along, and she said ‘Slowly.’ He
j out an end-gate, remove the dead asked her, “ Have you anything
and two men with shovels
stop to eat?” Mother said ‘N o.’ He
By J. J. Inskeep, County Agent and dig a hole to bury them and asked her to look where a cloud
This is the second installment 1 then walk fast to overtake tre ad of dust was rising on the
o f the autobiography of James W. vancing train. By this time per and told her it was the Commis
O ffield presented as a Centennial haps another person would have sary Train and yhen it gests here
died: thus most of the men were ‘You will have something to eat.'
"On April 7, 1850 we
started ' employed while the women would | When the train came up, two men
from out home in Newton Coun drive. A t night the dead were lifted out a huge sack of hardtack
the and about ten pounds of brown
ty, Missouri for Oregon driving buried in the road so when
The brown sugar was in
ox teams. Chicago at this time train moved it would pass over sugar.
was only a village, Iowa was Jusc the newly made graves, thus ma lumps, so we had a feast. Often
after this I cried with joy as this
settling, Kansas and
were wholly unsettled.
There would dig them up, which was a saue Lieutenant would ride up,
1 for I knew we would get
were no roads, nor bridges
ferries across the streams. W e I “ My father and his mother died thing to eat. W e often suffered
had to'm ove in trains because of thus on the same night and were for want of water. I have known
after p horseman, while riding o ff
hostile Indians. As we
moved buried in one grave, just
on the hills to find water, to
up the Platt River, cholera broke we crossed the North Platt
out among the travellers. People 1 Cottonwood Creek in what Is now o ff his boots and fill them with
it and then ride swiftly to
train where the people were eag
er to drink the water he brought.
Clackamas County News
Estacada, Oregon, Friday, March 13, 195‘J
CLACKAMAS COUNTY NEWS
Notes by the
TH ESF W O M EN !
W IN N IE & G ILB E R T N AM ED
MUST P A Y SO CIAL SEC URITY LUM BER PRICES C O NTIN UE
T A X E S FOR DOMESTIC HELP U P W A R D TREN D
ON HONOR R O LL
Do you know that your are re
Lewis and Clark
quired by law to pay social secur soared in the past
F ir dimension, Winnie and Gilbert Shibley
ity taxes for employees who work Green Douglas
plank and timbers provided much Estacada have been named to the
in your private household?
This requirement and
other of the ‘rocket fuel’ but Western fall honor roll of 82 students.Re
helpful information about social Pine items, along with dimension quirements are a study load of 15
security are explained in a handy, <>g other woods in that region,also
or more hours and a grade point
lour page leaflet “ Do You Have gave a big lift to the index.
Green Fir mills are still able to average of 3.50 or better.
A Maid?’’ according to James E.
Peebles, manager of the Portland pick and choose the orders they
social security office. The leaf w ill accept, and much the same Is
T h e N ew s leans In neighbor
let was published jointly by the true for dry White F ir dimension
DUSTER BROWN S H 0 I S T O I I
D ont be OREGON CITY
Internal Revenue Service and the and green Fir and Larch dimen news in y o u r area.
sion from the Pine region. Kiln-
Social Security Administration.
It contains a clip-out registra dried Douglas F ir dimension and j
tion card for employers of house bundled uppers gave the Crow in - !
hold workers to mail to Internal dex a slight upward nudge,
Revenue Service for tax reporting this business is nowhere near as! ■
P IA N O T U N IN G B Y A P P O IN T M E N T !
fo r water a
“ Employers paying their maids, Hemlock dimension
cooks, chauffeurs, and other do
Expert Factory Methods.
mestic help S50 or more in a cal upward price push.
endar qcarter of the year
A LS O A L L TYPES OF REPAIRS
make quarterly reports to Inter quote $80 for quarter inch
grade while certified grade stam- j
nal Revenue” Mr. Peebles said.
ed 5-8 inch CD (sheating) is solid a
“ The report must be accompan
at SI 10 and mills have strong o rd -;
ied by the payment of 5 percent
social seccrity tax on wages paid.
This tax is shared equally by cm-
p lyee and employer.”
Phone O L 4-6643
J j w j t l m x f, < u
Free copies of the booklet are
available upon request. You may
lu c r a n u n
get your copy by visiting or writ-
iny to the social security
located at 925 S. W. Fourth Ave.
Ask for leaflet 21.
SHOES for the
Entire FAM ILY!
M I L W A U K I E MUSIC CO.
R ESULTS OF F IR S T T. B.
T E S T IN C O U N TY SCHOOLS
p io n t punch.
W ho nays women
good driver* T
M EAT CUT FOR LOCKERS
B efore you answer, here’s I
someone who says they A R E ,’
tf given a chance. It's a man — j
a man among men, at that!
Including Hauling, Butchering, Cooling, Cut
The first tuberculin testing of
ting, wrapped and delivered for 6c lb.
elem entary school children this
Pork 8 c lb.
year produced six yho were posi
He's Paul O'Shea, for three
tive reactors to the test, reports
years national sports ear racing
Cooling, cut, wrapped and delivered, 4c lb.
champion of the D A , who
“ At the start we traveled, as I Dr. H ollister M. Stolte, county
knows good driving when he
nreviousl.v said, in large trains health officer.
for fear of the Indians, but be
A total o f 645 first and eighth
cause of the cholera, trains were grade students, out o f a possible
Women are naturally cr-eful
broken up and each
one went 800. o f the schools in the Miiwau-
and cautious, Mr. O'Shea con
Dial CR. 3-5145
alone. The Indians soon became kie system were given the tuber tends, and good safe and sane
afraid of the cholera and
kept culin test b y Dr. Stolte. The six
can handle easily.
away. The only dead Indian I positive reactors were: one eacn
saw was on Burnt River. He had from the
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| been shot through the breast by Campbell and St. Johns parochial
given an i
y complex, >
! a white man.
d park the
school. Three were from the Arci- ! trying to 1
“ I saw crossing Wyoming, vase enwald school.
>; the last
herds of buffaloes— perhaps fifty
I f you would convince a man
Tubercclin for the tests
and ' says.
| thousand in one band. T hey rai
sed a great dust and fairly shook health education literature for j They have difficulty Judging
the earth. When the dust from the parents who must sign cons distance, essential to driving
that he does wrong, do right.
a heod was seen, men on horse ent lips fo r the children were fur J and parking. They can barely
back would go out and ride along
! see over the front end o f the
Men will believe what they see.
side the front and
shoot, and TB and Health association.
long cars, let alone check dls-
thus slowly turn the band else
The follow up of chest X-rays
they would run over the trains,
for the six students and tubercu- • with all those high. Jutting fins
Let them see.
io?et the wagons and kill the w o
' in their way.
,:n testing o f the variocs members
men and children.
of their fam ilies will be conduci \ ( “ They've got a chance now to
“ Late in the fall o f 1850.
— 'i oreau
ed by Mrs. Elizabeth McPhersor, - prove they can be good drivers,"
reached the Dalles
school nurse, in an effort to lo I O’Shea says. “That new Stude-
M pov people sold their
cate any active tuberculosis am J>aker Lark, being s' - Mler, eas
and teams r.-'vl hired flat boats to
ong the group.
i l y handled and parkt_t is ideal
make their way down the Colum
bin River. Even this was atten
‘It is a real possihilty that other I
ded with much hardship and dan
"bools w ill follow ”
Dr. Stolte i
M O h a w k 5-3794
G resh am , O re g o n J
“ er as there were six miles
portage to he made around
the said, “ but no dates l ave been set lc \ i. Just ¿;f»o f a s or
as yet for tuberculin testing their
Day a n d Night Service - A Local Institution
falls, where the locks are now lo
(L an nil jFimrrnl Home
« Q j j ___b e rigid with you, M aude. M r. Pike is measuring^*
m e fo r the breakfast n o o k !”
W AI KK R
HO p o
; Y O U D O N ’T NEED A C L U T C H -
i JU S T A LIG H T FIN G ER TO U C H !
w i l l *»**! r ' s u l t * .*mJ the
t \ a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a
sneculati - ■
He for what emigrants had. my
I Mother determined to cross the
I mountains, via the Barlow
^ } :h V alley Route.
' n<> roads graded so we pulled u.,
'on e hill and ran straight down
! on the other side. It was snow
ing and raining most of the time, i
it being Lite in October. As on, ,
weakened cows could not
i ,tl0 wagons uo these Ion " bi'Is,
Mother would take o ff the wheels
j anti roll them up. take ocr goods
and*carry them up, and take the
, wagon apart and carry
sometimes a mile or more.There ,
was little help from the children
as Brother Asbury, the
was only twelve years old
the youngest, borther John, was
about seven months old."
This Centennial feature w ill be
continued next week.
YOUR SO C IAL SE C U R ITY
By Elizabeth W iley
¡ f o r d
L L -P U R P O S E TR A C TO R S
H y d ra u lic p ow er does the actu al
sh iftin g , but it's controlled b y this
h a n d y le v e r un d er the steerin g
w h e e l.
N o w , for the first time
you can shift on-the-go
to any speed
:. want, any power you need, b y
a simple tour,. o f your finger! Ford A ll-P u rp o se
Select-O -Speed tractors give finger-tip, clutchless
shifting to any o f 10 forward and 2 reverse speeds
so you can match pull
er and speed exactly,
instantly, to changing tie.a conditions. A n d writh
F o rd ’s new independent P T O , you engage or dis-
engage the P T O shaft on-the-go, a t an v time. Com e
in and test drive a Ford A ll-P u rpo se Select-O -Speed
tractor today — see what it can do for you!
McROBERT MOTOR CO.
W. Powell Gresham Ph. MO 5-3176
Question: I have been an
dained minister for a number of
years but did not wish social se-
■ eurity coverage when it was first
, available. Is it too late to
tain coverage now?
Answer: Recent changes in the j
law give ministers untii April 15, i
1959 to obtain social seucrity cov
erage. Such coverage w ill pe com
pulsorily effective for 1956 and
all succeeding years.
Question: In May, 1957, I filed
a waiver certificate to
social security coverage earlier
Can I obtain credit for any earlier
Answer: You can obtain cover
age for the year 1956 if you act
Yoc must file a
I new waivgr
April 15, 1959 and mark it ‘Sup
Question: I am a Chirstian Sci-
| <’nce practioner, and I filed self-
employment social security
j ports for each year starting with j
j my tax return for 1955. I
| not know about filin g a
certificate. W ill I lose my social
security fo r those years?
Answer: You should file a waiv
er certificate with the Director
o f Internal Revenue immediately.
Because you filed a tim ely return
for 1955, you w ill probably be ab
le to obtain credit for that year
The waiver certificate will cover
you on a compulsory basis
1956 and all following years
which you have net earnings ot
$400 o r more, any part of whicn
is derived from the exercise of
Tough-built Chevy truck bulls its way
deep into the woods for mammoth loads
This hie/ Scries fill Chevy bulls its way as far
as S miles into the Louisiana woods, fights over
ruts and jagged stumps . . . then grinds hack
out with towering loads of logs! The Sabine
Lumber Company attests to the truck's ability
to take it: " Chevrolet makes the best truck for
our type of operation.”
Out where a truck is known fo r the beating it can
take, Chevy’s making friends fast. Truckers like the
way these toughies hold up; the way they wade
right in, take their lumps, yet stay in shape.
. Toda>'- if’3 9rit that Chevy’s showing the truck
ing industry. Real toughness that pays off in job-
atter-job dependability . . . in ability to get work
done at least expense. You can match Chevy muscle
against any tough light-, medium- or heavy-duty
job and know you’ve srot it beat!
Your Chevrolet dealer's ready right now to meet
your special work requirements. Stop by and see
No job’s too tough for a Chevrolet truck .'zszgnz
See your local authorized Chevrolet dealer
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