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About The Mill City enterprise. (Mill City, Or.) 1949-1998 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 12, 1950)
Franklin Ragsdale North Canyon
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Named to Run
under the weight of snow and dam
aged the top of their car.
The county grader kept roads open
For Legion Spot
in the Elkhorn district and Bill
Bickett forced his way through high
piled snowbanks with a cat to keep
side roads clear. Many of the farm
ers in the area had to shovel snow
from the roofs of their barns to avoid
It was reported from Detroit that
work was at a standstill with work,
men shoveling snow around equip
ment. Rock crusher crews worked
with equipment to keep it in shape
from w-eather conditions.
A temperature reading of 27 de
grees was registered at Detroit Sun
day and Monday.
More than 30
inches of snow had fallen in the
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area since the first of the year. Mrs.
PORTER, MILLIN'* CASE
ing the fiscal year as of July 1 of Wright, correspondent reported.
i this year.
Mill City traffic was slowed with
Democratic Senator Magnuson of I several cars stuck along sides of out
The case of Les Mullins, verses
Dave Porter, defendent in an assualt Washington state said the reclama- lying roads. City streets were kept
case, was brought to light again this tion bureau and army engineers had open by state highway and city
week because of an erroneous report requested somewhat more for the crews. Pedestrians waded through
that Mullins was a partner in the basin, but lower construction costs i snow and mud ladened streets i".
Vlv’s steak house cafe with Porter. had warranted cuts in the alloca* town. The grade school was closed
Wednesday when the heating system
Porter reported Mullins Is owner of tions.
the building in which the establish He added if needs were not met by became inadequate to care for the
ment is located, while Porter’s part I the budget requests, he, and it was (several rooms in the building
reported other Northwest congress One army engineer had a new auto-
ner is Iris Hogate.
men. would not hesitate to ask for \ mobile of a few months damaged
Cause of the attack, Porter said,
when the roof of his garage fell in
was due to Mullins forced entrance additional funds.
into the eating place after closing A request for $82,000,000 was made under weight of the drifts.
hours. Mullins has been, by court for the basin, he stated, while the Most people were kept within their
order, refused admittance to the two groups had asked for $20,000,000 communities during the extended
steak house unless accompanied by a for construction of the Chief Joseph storm. Travel to and from Salem
(lam in Washington state. The proved slightly hazardous, but roads
police officer, Porter added.
were clear westward. Only one ac
Porter was lodged in the Marion basin would be given $53,355,000 for
cident occured on south highway 222,
county Jail following the assualt
charge filed by Mullins, and released through the budget plan, while Chief between Mill City and Lyons because
Joseph would be given a $17,500.000 of slippery road conditions. It was
on »500 bail.
reported by George Stewart. M1H
It is expected to have the Detroit | City wreckers, several runs within
and McNary dams. in Oregon in the city limits and outlying areas
operation by 1853, Hungry Horse, were made with the wrecker to haul
dam in Montana going by 1952. and out automobiles from ditches and
six to-be-added generators at Grand deep snow- banks
Coulee dam in northern Washington (
operating sometime in 1951. Hits
would add 1.200.000 killowatts to
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the present output of electrical [
Portland came in to care for line re
PHONE MILL CITY 2802 or 2108
■nmHnnHEtnn»nBnnH»nH0HnnBn ! now suffering from power shortages pairs.
Wednesday night’s new storm
again destroyed some of the repair
work already accomplished. A tree
blown down over lines between Mill
City and Gates crippled service
through the eastern community to
Detroit, severing outside communica
tion from that area
THEN COME TO THE RIGHT PEACE!
Power lines blown across telephone
. circuits also hampered communica-
A heavy snowstorm in the
Detroit area and east completely
spoiled repairs made there earlier.
< IÄ)SED MONDAYS
More than 30 inches of snow was
reported on the Santiam pass that
— was added by the Wednesday storm.
This, coupled with previous «now
drifts. slowed traffic considerably.
Lines to the CBI housing project
were down. Mrs. Mason said, but
service w-as not severed, although
141 N. Commercial St.
I many branches and snow covered the
Ha« Everything for Your
Mrs Mason added this is the first
time she has seen the toll service out
for such an extended period since she
1 came here 28 years ago According
to Mrs Alta Bodeker, Lyons operator
Furniture and Bookkeeping Supplies
; since 1935. telephone equipment suf
fered more devastation during this
Franklin Ragsdale has been nom
inated for the position of Department
Commander of the American Legion
by the Mill City post. No.159, it was
announced recently by Dr. David J.
Ferguson, adjutant of the local post.
In 1918, while still in France fol
lowing the peace to hostilities. Rags
dale was taken in as a charter mem
ber of the Legion.
The local post went over the top in
a membership drive carried on in the
State, Dr. Ferguson stated.
President Says -
Hungry for a Thiele Juicy
Manolis Santiam Cafe
THE COMMERCIAL BOOK STORE
January 12, isso
8—THE MILL 4 IT Y ENTERPRISE
Mr. and Mrs. Andy Buchner of Jef
ferson celebrated their 23rd wedding
A two-car collision on highway 222
The new 1950 telephone directory anniversary at the home of Mr. and
halfway between Mill City and Lyon«
is scheduled for delivery sometime Mrs. Frank Blazek last w’eek.
Sunday night about 9:00 o’clock
after January 30 by the local tele Mr. and Mrs. Frank Blazek and
phone exchange, it was reported this and Mrs. Byron Davis visited friends caused nearly $400 damage to the
car driven by Charles Morris of Mon
in Detroit Sunday night. They were gold.
Special feature of the new book very nearly snowed in.
will be an individual cover for each
Bernard Bennett received word this The accident occured when the
town with each particular town week of the death of his grandmother vehicle driven by Morris slid on icy
pavement as he was returning to
listed in the front of the book. Other whose funeral was held Thursday.
towns served by the Mutual Tele Mrs. Bernard Bennett and new son, Mill City from Portland. A car
phone sendee will be listed following Mark Earl returned from Silverton driven by Ray Bayse of Portland,
who was heading for Portland from
the listing of the town where the Monday.
Novel divider Mr. and Mrs. Byron Davis pur the North Santiam region slid into,
covers will separate each town.
chased a new car, but have been able the Morris automobile
Inclusion of the Idanha and Detroit to get it only as far as the Blazeks Damage to the Bayse car is not
areas will be listed in this new residence.
known. There were no injuries
directory, it was reported.
Robert Veness attended the Salem
Residents in the Stayton. Aums chamber of commerce luncheon Mon George Cree home during the holi
ville. Turner. Mehama, Lyons. Scio, day.
days. Mr. Gallagher is a cousin of
Detroit. Idanha and Mill City vicinity In Salem Wednesday on business Mrs. Cree.
who are planning to install new tele were Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Coville The Paul Cree and Walter Nichol-
phones are urged to do so now so as and Charles Wolverton and Lincoln. sen families spent Sunday at the
to have their names included th the Ray Roberts, chairman of the school farm home of Mr. and Mrs. R. E
board. District 129-J is in the Veter Burton of the Scio ’’Bilyeu Den”
Businesses wishing to place ads in ans' hospital in Portland for observa community. Mr. Burton and Paul
the new book are requested to tele tion.
Cree are cousins.
New officers of the Ladies Firemen
phone their local exchange.
Mrs. Norbert Pietrok and children
auxiliary are Betty Reinert, presi Marlene and Michael were visitors
dent; Alma Stewart, vice president, at the George Cree home one day last
and Audrey Strickler, secretary- week.
Spending Sunday in Mill City were
A district fire meeting was held Harold Cox and Duane McFadden of
Wednesday evening at Mount Angel. I Corral lie,
Virgil Stewart, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. Emma Teter has returned
George Stewart, has returned to this home after spending seven weeks
country from a tour of duty in the with her dau^hter in the state of
, armed forces in Japan. He will be Wash. She is reported much im
home sometime next week.
proved in health after her extended
Students entering school here fol trip.
lowing the holidays weer Doris Craig,
a seventh grader from Newberg, and
Roseanne McGraw, a junior from
John Nelson has returned to school
following recovery from his recent
I Mrs. Arthur Kriever is confined to
her home with pneumonia. Mrs.
Nelson Lamphear is caring for her.
Mountain States Power company
has completed the installatlon of
street lights on East Kingwood and
Home for the week end from Cor-
vallis was Gordon Kay, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Walt Kay. Also home for
the week end was Bill Howe from
Oregon State college.
Miss Betty Class of Salem spent
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the week end in Mill City.
from sale of pow-er. Costs of the Donald Cree, nine-year-old son of
dam charged to power revenues are Lowell Cree, has been confined to his
scheduled for repayment over a 50 home the past week due to the ex
year period and include construction traction of several teeth. He will re
costs, operation and maintenance, turn to school this week.
FAMILY STILE MEALS
depreciation and interest on the in Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gallagher and
sons. Flank. Jr., Michael James, and
I’nifer New Management
Bonneville dam was constructed and Mrs Gallagher's mother. Mrs. Wal
is operated by the corps of engineers. ker of Lebanon were visitors at the
The last generator was installed and
put on the line in 1943. The Bonne
ville act designated the Bonneville
power administration as a market-
ting agent for all power generated at
the dam. except that required for
operation of the project.
MARCH OF DIMES
Mill City Hotel
For these cold windy days«
Sueaters—$3.95 & $5.95
Wool and Corduroy Jackets—$8.95
Skirts—Different styles and prices
storm than any she has witnessed in
the area. That also includes damage
done during the blustering snowfalls
of 1937 and 1942
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