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About The Mill City enterprise. (Mill City, Or.) 1949-1998 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 1, 1949)
The Lost Colony of Roanoke in N.
The Missouri-Mississippi rivers are
C. is still a mystery in our history.
3,988 miles long
High School Notes
By THAD ROBERTS
Dr. Leslie J. Carson
Announces the opening of his pro
fessional offices for the practice of
in all of its phases of visual care
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December 1, lMt»
10—THE MILL CITY ENTERPRISE
The Mill City high school student
Members of a Slavic displaced
body wishes to thank the following
business establishments of Mill City family who once opened their home
and the neighboring communities to an American soldier were in re
who purchased advertising space ceipt of a return favor Monday. *
They are Leo and Helen Glavan,
around the time clock so that we
might have a new electric scoreboard their daughter, Mira, 19, and a son,
for our gymnasium: Epps Furniture, Branko, 21, who have spent the last
Mill City Service Station, Mill City j nine years as displaced persons in
The father once owned a
State Bank, Mom and Pop’s Cafe, Italy.
Santiam Garage, Lyons Food Market, j wholesale liquor business in Zagreb,
Stewart’s Grocery, Allan Keith Serv Yugoslavia.
While they were in Bari, Italy,
ice Station, Mill City Jewelry, Freres
Building Supply, Porter & Lau, they invited to their home Dave
Knowles Body & Fender Repair, Ken Epps, Sweet Home, a 15th air force
Golliet, Mill City Pharmacy, Stiffler’s staff sergeant. He went to dinner
Radio & Appliance, Hill Top General and returned many times After his
Store, Muir’s Bakery, Hanson's Gar return to this country, he continued
age, Union Service Station, Red & to write to them.
■They were very lovely to me,”
White Store, Dick’s Shoe Service,
Mountain States Power Co., Mill City Epps said Monday, when the family
Enterprise, Santiam War Surplus & ' arrived in Portland, "and they
Clothier^ and C. E. Coville Real needed some help to get into this
country. I’m the lucky one.”
The Giavans accompanied him to
. • .
his home in Sweet Home Monday
Junior* Present Play
They will live with the
The Junior class of MUI City high
Epps temporarily until other living
I school is presenting a three-act
quarters can be found.
mystery play entitled ’’The Girl With
work at the Dave Epps furniture
Two Faces" on Friday evening, De
j business at Sweet Home.
cember 9 at 8:15 p.m. in the high
The family members, who speak
- five languages, “were all smiles—
The play, which has an all-girl ' the biggest smiles I ever saw in my
cast, relates the experiences of six , life,” Epps reported.
girls who are summoned to the home
of eccentric old Miss Runyon high up
in the mountains.
events of a stormy night and the
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comedy of frightened girls will make
Spared in the tragedy were three
all who see this play agree that it
men who for various reasons failed
is very entertaining.
The cast includes Joan Davis as to meet the crummy when it left Mill
They were Glen Urban and
Miss Runyon, Betty Humphreys as City.
Delphine, Pat West as Patty Bliss, Frank Haney, who were ill, and
Marelne Verbeck as Liz Tucker, Sue Howard Kanoff, who had a haul to
Mikkelsen as Dolores D’Alverez, make in his truck that morning be
Wanda Vandermer as Zip Raleigh, fore going to work. Bernard Ben
LaVetta Powelson as Alberta Simms, nett had planned to go up with the
Anna Mae Nelson as Jenny Wilson, men to spend the day, but didn’t get
up in time.
and Josephine Roy as the girl.
Alton Haun said something seemed
Tickets for thi» production will be
on sale next week and will be sold at to snap on the truck before it left
the door. Matinee performances for the road. He believed it was a tie
grade and high school students will rod that had broken. But the truck,
be given on Wednesday and Thurs after the 150-foot fall, was too badly
demolished to give any indication of
the cause of the wreck.
Don Downing, business agent of
the Canyon local, IWA-CIO, to
which the wreck victims belonged,
made an on-the-spot investigation of
the wreck, and interviewed the men.
The wreck was one of the worst in
the Canyon and involved more fatal
ities and injuries than any of record.
Two communities, Mill City and
Lyons, mourned the deaths of Mr.
Webster and Mr. Nash, both
whom were popular and known
able timber workers.
set for an area including Detroit and
Idanha after another election, cover
ing a larger area—what Mr. Vickers
1 called "the longest little city in the
Opposition, particularly from offl-
. cials of Idanha lumber mills and in
dustries in the upper canyon, was
partly responsible for the overwhelm-
i ing defeat of the first incorporation
proposal. But the proposition failed
even to carry in Detroit.
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Mr Mahoney pointed to what he
termed a contradiction: If both elec
tions carried, then Idanha citizens
would actually be in two incorpor
ated towns, subject to two jurisdic
Mr. Carson asserted that Mr Vick
ers' petition actually should have
been brought by the state, and he
cited the case of a recent special
election in Salem which was unsuc
The Douglas fir named in honor of
cessfully opposed by the Portland David Douglas, a Scottish botanist
General Electric Co.
who introduced it into Europe in
The December 13 election date was 1827.
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There are more than 4,000 uses
A great majority of the sounding
boards used by larger piano makers
are made from Sitka spruce.
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Contact Helen Wilson at Mill City State Bank
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