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About The North Santiam's Mill City enterprise. (Mill City, Or.) 194?-1949 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 17, 1949)
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dently a shotgun was considered safe
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"We jest figgered to camp h«re
while Pa was workin’ yonder,” Ma
explained “Hope you don’t mind. 1
always hate to see a feller with a
natural-lookin’ face trit into tiouble
Pa. It always changes a feller
and take anything away that was
FOREST PROPERTY RIGHTS
I loose or which could be dug up or
They were good Christian folks.
Sixteen years back I gave up a 62- cut down.
No evil was meant. The custom of
acre stump ranch, one into which I’d
There were »word ferns, for ex
put years of savings from green ample, the biggest and greenest I’ve the country was be ig followed. That
chain labor and logging. I let it go ever seen anywhere. And a number was to make free"with any unoccu
for taxes. One leason was that just i of cascara trees among the giant el pied property out in the woods. When
about everybody who came along felt ders along the river. People went in another neighbor made free to use
free to enter and use the place at Will | there regularly and—uh — boi rowed my ranch as calf pasture, I did not
venture a murmur.
‘ the bark. I took care not to show up
I Ji nd
while they were doing it. Among Lost
If I had valued the land and what
these here shootin’ Tarheels, I’m a was on it in the light of today’s val
LADIES A < HILDKEN'N
ues, I’d have put up a fight for my
You may not believe this one, but American citizen’s property rights
if put to it I can p.ove it. The sum- there. Butmy personal situation was the one who can make the most out
r mer was that of 1926—or maybe such that I could do nothing to real of cascara <bark, Christmas trees
1927. A lot of highway work was ize on the cascara trees and Sword sword fems, huckleberries, alder
being done between the towns of Al ferns. At the time I had no hope of wood and other minor forest pro-
sea and Waitport. My shack and barn selling timber from the river or from ducts. The first thing ou this need
were across the river. I did not argu<* the second-growth fir up the hill, al is a force of public opinion in his
with the occupants. A shotgun stood though some of the latter was swell behalf.
in a corner. A rifle was hung on the
ing into sawtimber size. And there
wall, out of reach of the kids. Evi-
was never a thought that a huckle
berry patch held promis of a maiket
or that clumps of young firs that
By MRS. SCOTT YOUNG
grew in spots could be thinned and
Scott Young and Mrs. Vem
the thinnings sold as Christma trees
spent the greater part of
Whoever has that 62 acres now is
thinking of such market possibilities. last week in Poitland on business.
It may be that the big alder has al They visited with Robert Young. He
7. E. ‘Pink’ Mason, Prop.
ready been cut for furniture stock. is drivin gcat and carryall rebuilding
I'm sure there’s a pile of sword fems the dike on the Columbia.
Speaking of snow, we have it at
AUTO STORAGE' BATTERIES
shipped regularly to Portland, with
Forks and I think it will be
/IMI II TIRES
hucklebe' ry brush hitched on the
shipment. Cascara bark, of course, the Fourth of July when we will see
is worth more money year after year. Mother Earth again. It is only eight
feet deep on the level. The Lodge is
So are saplings for Santa Claus.
But it is lost land to me. And the barely visible from the highway. One
losing was largely due. to my letting way traffic from the Santiam Junc
it go to avoid trouble with people tion to the Tucker’s operation nine
Need Help on Your
who held the old tradition that squat miles from here. No traffic is allowed
ter's rights were equal, at least, to i except on business. We are marooned.
Popular - - betaut« il'« Qaa^'
If you had mare than on«* rm-
the property rights of an absentee A total of 69 inches has fallen the
ployer in 1948, you may be en
owner, in making profitable use of last nine days, in fact the govern
ment weather records shoy 186 inch
titles to refund on social secur
the land and its products.
has fallen to date.
ity tax. tbnsult—
The courts of justice, law enfo ce-
Tidrick and Floyd Green
VAL C. W II I T E
hold to the tradition of the early of Portland braved the storm and
Moat Treasured Document»
day of pioneer development, Doubt- came up to work in connection with
less there was reason then for the the new hatchery to be built here.
attitude. Only a few years back I They could not find a place to work
so returned with a few pencil marks
Lincoln's Plan for
Most good Christian folk who live
in Pacific No thwest citie« and towns
Abolition of Slavery
still think it is perfectly honest and
Plumbing - Heating
fair to drive out before Christmas
In our display window
and take their trees from anybody's
Tel. 3 1414 279 N. Commercial
land without asking permission to do
ft. Many, far too many, still think
nothing of flipping burning cigarets
and matches out of a car window on
anybody’s land, although they know
this act is the mein cause of forest
A Self Supporting, Tax Paying
I’rii ate Enterprise
How would they feel. I wonder, if
a logger should walk by a city home
on a hot summer Hay and toss a
lighted cigaret into a living room,
OF GOOD HEALTH
through an open window? How would
We specialize in the treatment
they feel if loggers should stop by
of rectal disorders.
and uproot any s ibs they fancied
from the front yard?
Meco A National Apparatus
No Loas of Time
What’s the difference? Stealing is
lancoln Elect roden A .Machines
where you find it, without regard to
Dr. R. Reynolds Clinic
Everything for Weldin?
the location and ownership of the
CALL US OR COME IN AND SEE OUR COMPLETE
property; so it is with vandalism
218 N. Liberty. Salem, Ore.
LINE OF APPAR ATI S AND SUPPLIR»
that causes fires, in homes or on
P. Seitz. Mgr.
205 Chemeketa St., SALEM
The farm forest owner needs more
protection from thieves and vandals
than he is getting now. So do all for
est owners, both private and pub’ic,
for that matter. But the farmer is
■at at th« MILL CITY CAIE
A friendly family
Mrs. Ernest Biown is back work-
on their memo book.
at tae Mdl City Bakery.
Recently Mr. and Mrs. Walter Mar
Homer Thacker and family of Id-
tin and Mr. and Mrs. L. Heinsohn
of Santiam Junction spent the eve andaa have been in town for a few
ning here visiting with friends.
The Detroit Ranger and his crew
have been feeding deer in this local
ity and on the Breitenbush.
The Women's Council of the Church
of Christ will hold an all day meeting
in the basement of the church Wed
nesday, Feb. 23. The purpose of this
meeting is to wrap gauze bandages
for India missions.
AND TRUCK REPAIR
ARC AND ACETYLINE
Mill City State Bank
Mill City, Oregon
A Home Bank,Owned
and Managed by Home
Established in 1919
J. C. JONES, prop.
All Depositors Insured up to
$6000.00 Under the Terms of
the Federal Deposit Insurance
Fire and Automotive Insurance
MAKE YOUR ARRANGEMENTS
2210 So. Commercial St. Salem
Office Ph. 6887
Re». Ph. 6887
Salem Welding Supply
You will find « urwl» or« of
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Real Estate & Insurance
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MHAT IS \ 11'KER'S DOZEN?
F<r one thin? it*» a I moat a thing of
th« past. The idea, though, »aa that
you alwtya got what you paid for
—with « little »omething extra
tb-iwn in. And. being old-fashioned,
bk ■ tS* ratv* steel yngraving shown
h<r«t ww like th« idta of always
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s Coupon for Your Contribution
to he Christian Rural Overseas Program
In c r.< He ics it may not be pauibls to visit every person
. K I) oi , to CROP If no neighbor call» on you to
, I yojl lO.1l.
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throwing in something extra—extra
can*. extra personal interest
make sloes, sell shoes ant repair
almro at nur place and we have the
■HMt up lo-ihr-nunule maduucs and
»till must take the
time to he sure that everybody is
l»e winally wtisli d. Me tiy .<> ihrow
in something extra.
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In ftnrfir j hungry fellow m«n abroad, and in rehabilitating di«-
rup ?d l»v •1.
I contribute herewith $
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Furniture for New
We anticipat a brisk trade in used
furnitures when the dam gets going.
Why not ret rid of your old »tuff
Mill City Furniture Co