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About The North Santiam's Mill City enterprise. (Mill City, Or.) 194?-1949 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 27, 1949)
The North Santiam’s
Serving the North ¿unliani
VOLUME V. NUMBER I
Lyons. Mehama. Elkh orn,
Mill City. Gates. Mongold.
Detroit and Idanha
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MILL CITY. OREGON. THURSDAY. JANI ARY 27. 1949
Looking Up CVA Proposal
and Down Meets Mixed
the Canyon nw Reaction
Ask $2,000,000 More
The March of Dimes For Dam Before July
By CHARLES WOLVERTON
______ 1 Pacific Northwest citizens greeted
Modern social theories have it toa. | with mixed reactions this week the
youth must be given a carefully news that President Truman has
guided recreation program, and there c.”ed for the immediate enactment
is an entire profession devoted to of a Columbia Valley Authority.
A vivid display of the northern
the cause of organized play activi
In Salem Gov. Douglas McKay im
lights brought hundreds of resident
ties. The idea behind all this is that mediately voiced opposition, with the
President Truman Tuesday sub
here out of on s Monday n ght.
the youth becomes socially adjusted remark:
to Cong es, in his request for
In the early evening the spectacle
—whatevei that means—and a better
"What’s wrong with the way we’ e
deficiency appropriations for the clr-
filled the northern sky with a dull
addition to society.
doing it now?”
yellow glow, « I!" <• rcasional short rent year, a total of $2 million for
Pardon me for being anmrld fuddy-
But labor and farm organizations
Detroit dam construction funds be
of fire stabbing high into the heav
duddy. but the whole notion strikes responded quickly with an unquali-
ens. Latter in the night, about 10:30, foie July 1.
me as frilly nonsense. Why must fied indorsement of Mr. Truman’s
The sum, if granted, would bring-
aurora bore ilia became more bril
a youngster be entertained, taught proposal.
total appropriation for the year
liant. and the yellows changed to a
to play, except as he might learn in
The question is of urgent concern
on the big North Santiam project to
school at..leiics or the Scouts, 4-H, to the North Santiam area, for if
To men who have spent a good $5.5 millions.
etc. ? Even an infant of three or folr CVA were to be approved, the De
The prsident atieady has asked for
can keep himself occupied with play troit an Big Cliff dams would come
millions fur the fiscal year of
ed to resemble the plow in t'e sky
day in and out without boredom. And under the .«'-stem.
(Chief difference between a CVA
why the emphasis on “gioup” activ
The new appropriation request
ter :n the nl<«ht fro northern tight
and the present Bonneville Power
give the Army Engineers a
The English-speaking cart of the Administration setup is Hie matter
chance to go ahead in full swing on
world has a great culture; perhaps of organization. The Tennessee Val
from downtown NT511 City, bold fhafts the dam in the spring, as Col. O. E.
as g.eat a literature as any peoples. ley Authority, after which CVA
of red glov » I first in the northw 'st Walsh has indicated he wants to do.
There’s more recreation in an eve would be modeled, is a government
then almost as far east as Mt. Biddsm tt> '<<on5dr With Walsh.
ning with Dickens, for an alert young corporation with three directors ap
Pr<«*«ctive bidders on construc
man or woman, or child, ex " than pointed by the President with the ap
Here in the Canyon, one does not tion ana supply for the Detroit dam
can be derived going through ,ne proval of Congress. TVA administers
see as much of tWe horizon as in thz have been invited to confer with the
paces for a professionally glad te- a tegional program, and turns its
plains country, so that the blight Army Engineers in Portland Feb. 7
creation director. A young person of profits into the treasury to amortize
at the levl was not visible.
infantile paralysis to get well
16 who hasn’t read three or four of loans advanced to it.
By JERÎCY SWAN
The engines s. Col. Walsh said, will
the plays of Shakespeare is not only
Hut, two, three four, hut two, thrree,
the details of the project at
tharti to say, “I used to have
immature—he’s missing a lot of fun. government control. Its revenue« are four. Left left, right, left. Do
the Masonic Temple in Portland the
Above all, the degiee of self-reli tuinecl in directly to the treasury, you hear that right? I don’t think
first day and prospective bidders will
.paralysis, but now I can walk.
ance one develops in occupying ones and it must operate each year on a
taken to the artisite the nexdt day.
spare hours is the mark of a man or I
do. You think of soldiers, I think of
The bidders will submit estimates
President Truman wrote to the children—children with infantile
the many people in the United States
woman. It need not be literature, al
on building the concrete structure,
though books are the best of all the I heads of the Interior, Army, Agri paralysis. The marching is pennies,
’ncluding all pieparatory work such
arts of man. An interest in science, , culture and Commerce departments nickels, dimes, quarters, and dollars. joined the March of Dime«.
as clearing the damsite area and dig
which can be deeply developed by the I
I hear that marching all over the
ging a conversion tunnel for the liv
young, is a great challenge. And ev islation for a CVA. The news was
stricken with infantile pa:alysis.
The entire Canyon area suffered er, the power plant foundations, and
ery hour spent in the spirit of in released' after the President had con- President*Franklin D. Roosevelt
its second week of unusual other major phases. The current bid
satiable curiosity, which is normal feried with Rep. Hugh B. Mitchell,
which paralyzed mill does not include dealing the reser
to the young, in scientific inquiry is
The March of Dimes. He wanted tc
In Salem Morton Tompkins, mas
business gen- voir area, installing of generators,
work on a real foundation for living
or other power plant installations.
in a modem world.
ones who had infantile paralysis
Engineers’ »‘Ian IndOrwd.
All knowledge that the young ac ganization had slpported the CVA
In Sale-’- Wednesday the Marion
quire on tweir own initiative means
he knew what it was lie. He wanted
County Court went on iecord approv
moie to them even than their school happy that the President has pe-son- the children and grown-ups both who ciwnpMition unainintoualy. with Jhe in Detroit and Idanha the tempera-
tures were lower than any of record. ing the Army Engineers’ general
faculty as judges.
w ork, which, being a duty, is less | nally got behind the movement.”
Local residents weie able to recall program of diveloptnft the Columbia
........... .. The ....
of ' Janne8 T M*rr' secretary of the
two times in the past 35 or 40 basin, including the Willamette Val
ones mind, in individual pursu t of Gregon State h ederation of Labor,
years when the Santiam River froze ley project. The statement apparent
ideas and facts, rounds out the vast j 'ieclared that the Oregon labor move
completely across at the narrows in ly was prompted by the forthcoming
goal of learning..................................... ' ment "toffether with farm groups
POLIO VICTIMS RECOVERIN’
the center of tmwn. Once, in about Basin conference in Portland Feb. 2,
The recreation advocates offer will give CVA their active and en
Little Claudia Fry, daughter of 1918, similar cold was experienced, nt which time the entire scope of
a ’time-consuming program of activ ergetic support.”
the Northwest's power find reclama
and Mrs. Perry Fry of Detroit, and the rive: was bridged with
ities to lead the youth toward being
tion blueprint will be reviewed.
“socially adjusted.” This means, in
"Marion County being located at
alysis early in December, is recover- ! frozen at that point.
their viewpoint, that he’s equipped ton.
the foot of the proposed Detroit dam
to get along with his fellow-men. that
She was able to attend Sunday school a freak freeze filled the North S*r which will have more influence upon
he’s popular. The fallacy of that kind of the CIO, commented:
tiam with ice from the bottom up, the potential 'b’F^velopment of the
of thinking lies in the fact that the
lowlands of Marion County than any
around Detroit and Idanha.
world, in the long run, judges a man
other factor known at the present
by other standards than his personal
time,” the court said. ‘We are in fa-
adjustment to society. Washington,
vor of a high dam and .power instal-
for instance, vas a taciturn man, al
lation for the reason *z need the
most a misfit according to the stand
power very badly.”
ards of the recreation pollyannas.
The court pointed to an are« of
The great John Calvin or Martin Lu
about 93,000 acres which needs ir-
ther, leaders of the Reformation,
Few homes and businesses e caped r gat ion. to 28,000 acrea which the
and rude fellows both, hardly were | en.”
annoyance of frozen plumbing. dam wbtfld help to spare from flood
the product of sweet forms of re
householde s were milt damage, and the need for Salem of
creation. Lincoln, who not only was
their water supply. In more city water supply.
unanimous consent of the other four
deprived of their planned play but
few houses, construct ' The county court ffTTt TTT*rtolce its
also all but a little formal education,
a much milder cli- approval or disapproval of the pro
found himself as a leader because he
the unprece posed CVA.
had the capacity for individual self
The Mill City Rockets, town t-am,
He is an officer of the Mill City Cham
teaching. His recreation was litera
A regionwide meeting called by ber of Commerce and is active in the and the high school’s Timbei wolves
ture in his boyhood—and his wise
use of his spare time as a lad fitted the League for the CVA, will be held Lions Club. This is his first public will play Tuesday on the local bas
ketball court in a March of Dimes
him for the great achievements of in February.
The bill presenting the first city benefit game.
his later years — and his addresses
An added attraction will he th*
have taken their place as literature. state Granges of Oregon an 1 Washi charter to the legislature wil be sub
An important meetng of the Mill
A school budget of $107,811, over
The world, and particularly Amer ngton, the Washington, Oregon and mitted by Rep Max Landon of Sweet high school girls volley ball squad
I Idaho AFL. the CIO and the Faimers Home and possibly a representative versus the faculty.
Chamber of Commerce was held
ica, is suffering from the results of
Adm ««ion will be 25 cents for chil was approved Monday night at ar Thursday noon at ^Ibm and Pop’s
from Marion county. It will not b •
too much tecreation—there is an in I Union of four Northwest states.
Lined up solidly against a CVA offered as a joint bill, but will await dren and 50 cents for adults.
1 official school meeting in the High Cafe to outline a program for the
fantile preoccupation with trivial
cur: ent year.
The affair is planned as the com . School.
time wasting recreation that poorly are the various private power com action in the lower house befoie it
Topics for immediate attention of
suits a people with such grave res panies. some Chambers of Commerce reaches the state senate. The charter munity’s main money raising event But actually, the expenses had been
and the Republican controlled state was modeled after one drawn up by for the f’jnd to fight infantile paral I trimmed seme in certain items. Ac local businessmen were:
ponsibilities in the world.
1 Discussion on sending a d> legate
governments of Washington and Or- the League of Oregon Cities, but ad ysis, which alieady this ye.-$r has counting for the increase was a big
I egon. They denounce the CVA pro- apted to local needs. It will contain stricken one local child.
item of »10,000 in the 1949 50 bud to the Columbia Basin Conference in
TJesides this athletic event, mon'” get for t<e building fund, in <as>- Portland Feb. 2. This will be a hear
about 5000 words.
The other evening I got a telephone I posal as socialistic.
Existing ordinances are not includ is .being collected in milk bottl*» at more money was needed to complete ing to outline general policy of flood
call. A syrupy voice purred:
local business house«. A celection at the projected erode ifffiooi building control end hydroelectric power in
"This is station WOW. Your name STREET LIGHT LINES STRI NG ed in the charter.
Copies of the charter wer prepared the theater one night this week n*t- ■To thin program also was ad led »4 - th* Northwest.
has been selected from the telephon
The Mountain States Po-^-_Cv. is
2 Widening the membership of the
Response has been good, the 001 for I ndscaping of the s‘r 'ct ir".
d-'re'torie« of the nation for a chance at--work on the L nn County -ide of hy Farl Ragsdale. city recorder, in t*d
Th« I; d'.et ont nuol th»
an i ■cal chamber.
the form necessaiy for submission local chalr-mn. Char’«» Kelly, sc f.
to win a
ize. If you anwer
3. Nom nation of officers for the
I nual figure of »14.000 that had been
the question v^.i-e about to direct of wav foi street lights. Eerly this to the legislature.
use ' to ».nc«» a sfnk ng
*■ nd fn
fnr th» «>■»«■• year.
DETROIT HOSTEL SOLD
to yu correctly, you will win a Pon week the wires were installed in the
Cards were sent out to about 75
The city wil! begin con truction i Mr. and Mrs J. Cal Schlador have building; the »am* amount is time
tiac sedan, a houseful of furniture, hr is n»-i section on the south side of
fo *et ement of bonds to attend the meeting.
«non on a garage to house municipal ♦ ■•old the Cascade Rooms to * * 1,” v ' v-’’l *-« .
a trip to Hawaii for you and your the river.
and Ted Iryzk of Las Vegas, 1« v., for the cuilding. It was pointed mt Mr«. Albert Toman offered her some
Now listen closely u» the
Correct." replied the voice or< r
T >• bui’d'ng. <>F wood construction, •vho is rem deling the basement into ' that a sb wer ate of arr ort’zati *fi as a meeting place.
"What is the name of Roy Roger ’ the phone, "You have just won tw will be built on city property behind 12 bedrooms. They are ala Sliding v is ye »¡’’e lot f e hoar-* *«•♦ h
pounds of fertilizer.”
the jail and city hall. It w II be 2* three shows s and lavorate de« and W'zld be better to retire the d bt a •I”\I.TH BROADCAST PLANNED
The Oregon State Medical Society
fast as possible.
I’ve been somewhat unenthi -iasti-
Only he didn't say fertilizer, I feet 1 'ng. large enough for the grad redecorating the interior. Tnere *
T e Item *or teacher»’ «Marie« w » rind the Sts’e Department of Educ a
be accommodations for about 35. The
about horse operas since my 11th since learn«'! that at least one ot^er er, the t uck and another car
tion ar* co-' perating on a series of
Cascade rooms will be remeobe ed | up about »5000 :.bove la*t year.
yea . so I did not know I put my itizen won a prize, only he got five
health broadcast» «ta ting Feb. 2 for
The budget will he submitted '
han 1 over th« rece.ver and asked the founds. This is rank — no double 2 BIDDINGS UNDER WAY
as the o’ I Fre . Stahlan home, It
*vnty boarJ app oval, »nd will lie the sixth, seventh and eighth grades.
family. I got the right an.wwer. hop- meaning intended diacrim.nat on. If ; Roy Beebe is building a carpenter will be called the Case: le Ho*.»!.
I neroented to voter* again before the Broadcasts ar* scTN-duled wecfcTy at
ng I woiAi ’t I* d -qua fied be su*e ‘he correct a newer is worth five * shop and a new house on his proper
” • ' \ ' kTiPS and
beginn’ng of the next fiscal year in
Ihmt barrow. Sa barn he!
pounds in one case, it ought to be ty near the Beebe apartment« The
1 got help.
KRVM for 15 weeks.
"Trigger,” 1 replied.
worth five pounds in another.
| carpenter shop is almost finished
A Brilliant Show
Would Speed Up
Cold Spell Hits
For 2d Week