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Flashback article - Jan. 6, 1938

Dolls, Junker and more

Beautiful dolls to offer show at C. of C. meet

Queen candidates here twenty-five strong to advance interests in race for place in winter carnival court

It will be a gala night at the Chamber of Commerce meeting Thursday night, Feb. 3, in the Dew Drop Tavern banquet hall, when Sam Slocum, queen manager of the Winter Sports Carnival, brings 25 of his choisest specimens of feminine pulchritude to advertise their candidacies in the queen contest now in progress for the Mt. Hood Carnival.

Mr. Slocum sends advance notice that the locals will be dazzled (not razzaldazzled) when the northwest's finest make their appearance.

He claims that the 1938 group of candidates are by far the prettiest ensemble … so look forward to a night of eye-feasting that will be long remembered …


Caspar Junker victim of heart attack Wednesday

Long time resident of Sandy passes while sleeping; funeral to be held Saturday, Jan. 29, at 2 P.M.

Sandy residents were struck with grief Wednesday evening with the sudden passing of Casper Junker.

Mr. Junker passed to his Maker due to a heart attack while taking an evening nap.

His residence of more than 50 years in Sandy has endeared him to the citizens of this community thru his kindly disposition and friendly spirit.

He came directly to Sandy from Hessen, Germany, his birthplace, at the age of 23. After seven years spent in Portland in the hotel business, he returned to Sandy to remain for the rest of his life.

(He and his wife) raised four children, all of whom reside in Oregon. He was an active member of the Lutheran church and was well known in Republican politics. Many notables in the party called on him when near Sandy.

Besides the widow, he is survived by two sons, Henry Junker of Portland and Fred Junker of Salem, and two daughters, Mary Clinefelter of Oswego, and Mrs. (Kate) Schmitz of Sandy.

Funeral services will be conducted at the Lutheran church in Sandy, Saturday, Feb. 29, at 2 p.m.


Reception Given John Mitchell Family Who Leave For South

A large group of friends gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Mitchell Tuesday evening to wish them well before leaving for Tule Lake, Calif., where they will make their new home.

An electric iron was presented to Mrs. Mitchell.


An 'advertorial' column, written by pharmacist Ivan Barker, was called 'Barker's Bugle.'

Howdy folks; proving that this column is becoming more and more popular, the editor received 89 letters and three bombs last week. Now all us great writers like Irwin Cobb and the writer of this stuff like to see their work appreciated, but will the one who made that nasty crack about the nurse dropping us on our heads when we were young please cancel his subscription to this column?

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A local garage man says he always feels much relieved when he gets through Cascade Locks.

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Would suggest if you want relief from those sleepless nights, try vitamin B1, a harmless tonic and food.

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Long hair may make a man look intelligent, but not when his wife finds them on his coat lapel.

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But it's a cinch that DeWitts hair oil will give your hair that well-groomed appearance we all want and like to see.

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Don't forget Feb. 14, Valentine's Day. Make your selections now and we will keep them for you. Heart boxes of the finest chocolates and those Valentine cards that say just the right thing.

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