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About The Mill City enterprise. (Mill City, Or.) 1949-1998 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 10, 1949)
Own Vote to
By REBA SNYDER
Aroused by the proposal for a
■nd election on the Detroit incorpor
ation. a delegation of Idanha citizens
appeared before the county court at
Salem Monday armed with petitions
seeking an election to incorporate
Idanha in competition to the Detroit
court set December 9 as the time to
vote on the Idanha incorporation—
four days in advance of the Detroit
election, which was set last week as
This second proposal to incorporate
Detroit so soon after the first was
defeated, so aroused the Idanhans
that they made maps and secured
14" certified signatures on these
petitions and had them at the court
house Monday morning
The Idanha vote would cover about
two miles, the west end is to include
the CCC camp and extend about a
mile east of Idanha. The river is the
north boundary, about a quarter mile
to three-quarters mile in width.
It would take in all business and
industrial concerns such as Seitz-
inger Logging company, Pamelia
Lumber company, Idanha Veneer
company, and Harvey Lumber com
pany, also the CCC camp.
were not included in section to be
voted on at the second election to in
The first election on incorporation
was voted on October 13 and was de
feated 206 to 99. It included all of
Detroit and up past Idanha, a total
of about six miles The map for the
second proposal lid not include the
industrial areas „nd excluded most of
Idanha north of the highway.
The Detroit-Idanha merger was
headed by Edison Vickers and the
Idanha proposal by Lloyd Girod, Sam
Palmerton. Charles Haseman and G.
Idanha voting will be at the Idanha
fire hall from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mem
bers of the election board will be
Lavelle Haseman, Gladys Alvin. Elpie
Girod. Freda Ray and Rilla Schaffer
T he MILL CITY
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MILL CITY, OREGON. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10. 1!HO
By Mill City
Dick Meeks Hurt
In ( ar Collision
A car driven by Dick Meeks and
the police patrol car of Patrolman
Ray Rich collided Sunday evening on
the highway in east Mill City, Mr
Meeks suffering two broken ribs in
The patrol car was damaged con
siderably. It being estimated that
about $600 expenditure will be re
quired for repairs. The damaged car
was towed to a garage by the Stew
art wrecking car.
OFFICE OPENED HERE
C. M. Litchfield of the Salem office
i of the state unemployment compen
sation commission was in Mill City
While here he announced 1
1 that the Faust & Ross store has been '
i designated as the point for placing
unemployment insurance claims on
: alternate Tuesdays, starting Novem-
For a time last week it was doubt-
i ful that there would be an office here
because of lack of quarters. This
j provision now makes it possible for
j applicants to sign up here without
1 going to Salem.
MILL CITY H1C.H SCHOOI
Vote of 116-52
In a special election last Tuesday
On November 4 in s game on the
the citizens of Mill City decided in
home field the Mill City Wolves
favor of acceptance of the first city
downed Chemawa in their last Ma
charter by a vote of 116 to 52. This
rion county league garne of the 1949
endorsement by the voters gives the
season, 19 to 13.
"go ahead" signal for many local
Mill City tallied first early in the
and benefits planned by city
second quarter on a pass from Law
rence Poole to Bud Peterson. Again
The first proposal for incorpora
in the same period the Wolves
W ILSON POUND Nl ITIAl.s
tion, which was presented for consid
scored. The touchdown was set up
SOLEMNIZED AT FIRST
eration about three years ago, car-
by a 45 yard run by Leroy Podrab
CHRISTIAN CHURCH WEDDING
lied by a margin of only seven votes.
sky to the 11 yard line Lawrence
The First Christian Church was the A recent petition for dis incorpora
Poole line-bucked over from the two.
scene of a lovely wedding Saturday tion was signed by more than a hun
yard line. The final Mill City score
Nov. 5 when Doralee Ruth, daughter dred voters.
came in the third on a pass from
of Mr. and Mrs. Harold D. Pound be
Lawrence Poole to Billy Deen, Law-
came the bride of Ford E. Wilson Jr.
rence converted. i Chemawa scored ¡GATES HIGH PLANNING
twice in the fourth i quarter.
Maid of honor was Miss Virginia
Mill City finished their league sea-
Jackson of Roseburg; bridesmaid
At a special meeting of the Asso
son with two wins, three losses, and
were Misses Carol Hurley and Luella
two ties. Mill City ■ finished fifth in ciated Student Body of Gates High
the league standings.
Best man was Dick Wilson, brother i At a meeting of the Mill City
Mill City is justly proud of the rec augurate a "dress up the team” cam.
Bill Lauderback, Santiam Lodge
Jack Stewart and I council Wednesday evening several
ord of their high school football paign to raise money for Outfitting manager, reports preparations have I
matters of more or less urgency were
team. They have played good clean the various school teams.
»>een completed for a busy snow Ernie Podraksky were ushers.
presented and considered
The basketball boys are to receive sports season in his section of the
sportsmanlike games, providing en
Mr. Toman brought up the matter
The seventh and Deschutes national forest. The lodge accompanied by Wanda Vandermeer. of a city tank and pump, installation
terteinment and recreation for young new warm-ups.
and old alike with games full of ex eighth grade teams get complete j has an elevation of 4,800 feet at the
of which would mean a considerable
citement and sport
Again let us new suits, and the girls volley ball | summit of the Santiam highway
. saving to the city. No definite ac-
say thanks for a fine year.
team is to be furnished with uni I across the Cascade mountains.
tion was taken.
reading the service.
"here will be no game with Banks forms
Accommodations for 90 persons in
Guests from Salem were: Mr. and Residents in the C. B. I. homes ex-
i Friday because they are in the dis. The student body was divided into elude four dormitories and two
Duncan and son Dick Wilson; j pressed a desire for street lights In
Approximately 150 men. women J trict playoffs with Sacred Heart two groups headed by Eileen Eccle- rooms. The lodge provides beds made Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Bouney; Mr. and I that section, but it was decided that
Also Mrs. Jerry Andrus; Mr. and Mrs. P. streets in other sections of town
ston and George Childs. The losers up with linen and blankets.
and children streamed through gaily Academy of Tillamook.
are to give the winners a party. Peo available for visitors are a dining W. Hale, and Joy; Mr. and Mrs. Law should have earlier consideration. It
decorated homes Thursday evening
ple of the Canyon may try their luck room, restaurant, ski shop, and rental son Steward; Mr. and Mrs. Orval was proposed that a petition signed
to enjoy the food, music, and cus- COM.MIMTV CHEST
on two large prime Thanksgiving shop for all types of snow equipment. Hale and family; Mr and Mrs. Ray by 60% of the interested property
tomes of Hungary, France, Sweden MEETING NOVEMBER it
and Holland at the second annual In There will be a town meeting in turkeys. The event, set for Friday When skiers are not using a well Segan, and Mr. and Mrs Ford E I owners of the Bob Swift addition be
ternational Progressive Dinner given the interest of the Gates-Mill City evening. Nov. 18. at the Gates school [ lighted slope for night skiing, danc- Wilson Sr. of Portland; Mrs. A. T. presented to the council which would
by the Mill City Parent Teacher As Community Chest drive at the Odd will include entertainment, games, | ing is the order of the evening in the Pederson of McMinnville; Mr. and i enable the city to put crushed rock
Fellows hall in Mill City at 8 P M. on a pie auction and a social, Follow lodge. A rope ski tow is operated Mrs. H. D. Pound Jr. of Bend; Mrs. , on the streets In that addition.
near the lodge area
A complaint by Mr. Boettiger re-
The first course. Hungarian cara the evening of Tuesday. November the crowd to Gates.
Ira Hurley and daughter Carol of
A short distance from the Santiam Raymond, Wash ; Mrs. H H. Hill, Ft. 1 questing that the city take action on
way soup, was prepared by Mrs. Arey
Lodge, famous Hoodoo ski bowl fig Lewis, Wash, and Mrs Elsie Bene the condition of the high road abut
Podrabsky and Mrs. Robert Veness
STORE BUILDING I NDER
ting his property, as he is at present
The Rebekah Lodge is holding an-
ures importantly in the central Ore diet. Kelso, Wash
and served at the Frank Blazek home
by Carol Jane Blazek and Mary Jo other Ham dinner and bazaar Nov. C. E Coville is erecting a store gon snow sports region. In operation
Mr and Mrs. Ford E. Wilson Jr. unable to get his car either in or out
of his garage, was received and It
ember 15 at Odd Fellows Hall, in building on his property next to at the bowl are four rope tows, han will reside in Eugene.
was decided that some action should
Salad from France at the Wilbur
ranging in length from 600 to 4.000
same size as the shoe shop.
Meinert residence was prepared by come and bring your friends.
EVANGELIST HERE THIS WEEK
Motion was made and carried that
Mrs Meinert and Mrs. Rosa Daly and
4,000 feet, A lodge and a chair lift
the books of th« city be audited by
served by Alona Fay Daly. Leia Mel
f are under
construction. The lift is
Leifer * Brizner, and that same be
Kelly, and Pauline Mason.
designed to reach the top of Hoodoo
up to date before the end of
Swedish meat balls, potatoes, veg
Butte, far above the bowl, and is
the year Motion was made and car
etables. and rye bread at the Albert
scheduled to be in operation this
ried that the annexation election date
Toman home were prepared by Mrs.
be set for December 13, and the mat
Delbert Jenkins, Mrs. George Veteto,
An enthusiastic cast is at work daily on the forthcoming production Major activities of the Skyliners ski
ter of holding one election rather
and Mrs. John Nelson, and served by “Laff It Off', the elaborate musical show which the IJons Club la staging
club of Bend take place at Hoodoo
elections for each proposed dis-
Mrs. John Muir. Mrs. Albert Toman, Tuesday and Wednesday, November 15 and 16 in Mill City. Curtain time
bowl, about 45 miles west of the cen
was referred to the city re
and Mrs. George Veteto.
will be 8 p.M. with doors opening at 7:80. There will not be a dull mo tral Oregon metropolis The Central
corder for decision The application
Coffeecake from Holland was pre ment from box office to final curtain. The professional director, Mrs.
Cascade recreational council, com
of Mr Jones for a business license
pared from an authentic recipe by Mildred Duncan Williams, who is In
posed of representatives of all clubs
was tabled pending his compliance
Muir's Bakery, and along with tea temationally known professionally is Stiffler, George Manolis, Car) Kelly,
using the Santiam ski area, co-op
with the city building code
and coffee were served in the high very enthused about the talent in the George Steffey, Robert P. Veness. erates with the U. 8. forest service
Albert Toman. E L. Goschie, Vernon
school recreation room by Mrs. Louis Mill City cast.
in supervising winter sports activi
Vet beck, Mrs. Lawrence Kanoff. Mrs.
There are 10 scenes in this big va S. Todd. Russ Heacox, Nelson Lam- ties. As a rule, the council furnishes
A. Ward. Mrs Virgil Cribbs. Mar riety show
Each scene represents phear George Vettets, Arey Podrab
a free ski school and volunteer ski
lene Verbeck. Wanda Vandermeer, some section of the daily newspaper. I sky. Geo Thomas, Wilbur Meinert, patrol on weekends
They include impersonations of such Buddy Thomas. Walter Peterson. Bob
and Dolores Poole.
Skiing in the Bend area continues
At seven o'clock in the high school popular features as ' Popeye", Dr. Mundt, and others
until late in the season, as the steep
Orphan Annie (Arey Podrabsky)
Billy Hopson was the victim of a
recreation room Donald Ficek and David J. Ferguson, Hedda Hopper
open terrain of Bachelor Butte, 25
Ernest Podrabsky Jr. played polkas George Vetteto and Dorothy Dix—
Evangelist Henry L. Rock, of Santa
miles from Bend on the Century
Jiggs' Maggie (
in accordian duets, and a Dutch dance George Steffe
Cruz, Calif , will open a series of bored or sleepy, he didn't say but he
There is a children s page which in Daisy Mae (
in costume was performed by four
did yawn long and deep He then be
late as June and July. However, this special evangelist services at the
little girls, Barbara Podrabsky. Cas- cludes animal stories and singing, Sparkles (Nelson Lamphear) will be
Free Methodist Church Wednesday, gan making grotesque motions and
-mdra Goschie Shereen Muir, and games. Junior and Jane (Lx>is Gos with popeve, the subdeb (Dr Fergu when roads are opened to travel.
November 9th. These service» will his companion thought he was acting
chie and Shirley Laird > with six son) will »>e gorgeous in formal gown
a fool and went along for the ride,
continue through the 20th
At nine o'clock dances from Hun mother girls and six father boys all Society Page. The pianist is Mrs.
Rev L. C Gould is the pastor and but after solong, he came to the con
Wardrobe Mis SCOIT PATROL CHIEFS Pl< RED he extends a cordial welcome to all clusion that Billy was really in a
gary. France and Sweden were per parts played by ladies, are emceed Marcella Peterson
patrol leaders were chosen at a
formed by Mr. and Mrs Arey Po by Cousin Katy (Mrs T R Burton» tress and Spanish Girl Kay Colburn.
predicament and he surely was. he
Gene Autry (Carl Kelly» leads the Mrs. Geo Veteto is in charge of the meeting of Boy Scout troop 49 Ap-
drabsky, Mr and Mis George Veteto.
couldn’t get his mouth closed A doc
I.AI M1KY SERVICE READY
and Mr and Mrs Robert Veness The stars in Frontier Days celebration contest committee, young ladies and pointed were. senior patrol leader. The Self Service laundry has com tor worked on him for about half an
with Pappy Chiselfinger (H A their sponsors, whose picture» are Dick Kanoff, junior patrol leaders,
hour before that was accomplished
pleted most of its installation», and
All who served wore native co», Schroeder»; Rochester (W. S. Re seen in the Lions club window at Richard Verbeck, Arnold Webb. John
Now if you think Billy 1» close
Taylor and Vernon Christenson As has ready a complete drying service, mouthed, you know why
tumes. and a costumed member at mine i and Judy Canova (Arey Po- Mill City Furniture Co.
The Stars of the show are Mr John ’•it?nts were Derrol Williams, Dan John L. Davidson, proprietor, has an
each house greeted guests in the lan- drabskyl. square dancers
The wording on the Society page O Publick (Don Sheythe and his wife Roten. Joe Stodola and Alfred Ward nounced
guage of the country represented.
Drying service is available not only The board of the Stayton Public
Stamped "passports" took diner» w-ill be the "talk of the town", all (Jack Colburn» This one hour and The seniors have as their scout
patrons of the laundry washers Liberary wishes to extend the priv
from one “country" to the next In male "Rhymes for Riche»" features !W minute» of grand entertainment master Warren Hampton I^awrence but to those who do their washing ileges of the library to the people of
ernational music was played du ri ng the ads on the
Mill City and vicinity.
at home, he said
to the audience Inquiring Reporter Santiar.i Can von" "Laff It Off ha» with Lewis Verbeck as assistant
the evening at each place
The library is located in the Worn-
Mrs Nelson Lamphear. well known i George "Red”
an'» club building and books may be
CARD OF THANKS
“al artist was ir charge of all the audience with his camera ques A complete list of the cast will be Cooke, H R Bayless and H. I Ply-
We wish to thank all our friend*, obtained Tuesday» from 1:30 to 4:30
ready for public distribution early maie More committeemen are need
decorations and was especially com tions and prizes.
and relative» for their kind and Saturdays from 3:00 to 5:00
ended for her artistry in reproduc
and offering» during
The people of Stayton who sponsor
and her World War II husband (Wil
g the flags of the four nations
Arthui Kriever, ways ahd bur Minert» and the beauties from Jack Colburn and their fellow Lions night Nov 28 in which there will be our recent bereavement and loss of the library are anxious to share its
wealth of excellent reading material
-ans chairman, announced that a foreign lands lend music and charm are proud of (heir cast and proud of a court of honor and uniform ingpe* - our son and brother
with those in the neighboring com
and PAULINE munities.
chorus "girls" include R Lowell ing in ‘Laff It Off.
ne c >t the food was donated
I Council Ponders
150 Guests Attend
Record PT A Fete
Mill City Lions Club To Offer
‘Laff It OIF Nov. 15 and 16