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About The Mill City enterprise. (Mill City, Or.) 1949-1998 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 2, 1950)
The power shortage was an incon
February 2. 1950
venience to Mrs. Ercill Wilson, who
has a cast on both arms as the result
Circus Party is Fun for Youngsters
BY JEAN ROBERTS
Mr. and Mrs. L C. Humphreys and
of a coasting party last week, as she
A new cold front ushered in by a had to sit for several hours in the family have moved to Myrtle Creek
foot or more of snow hit the Mehama dark, unable to turn on a flashlight Oregon, last week. Mrs. Humphreys Panel discussions directed at the
area Friday sending school children or pick up the telephone, until help and three daughters went Sunday problems of both the weekly and
■currying home in the cold with came.
evening, with a friend from Mill City daily publishing fields are featured
electricity cut off and many homes A new inside stairway was put in , who is foreman of the work where on the agenda of the February 17—
as well as schools without light or the Mehama community church en Mr. Humphreys is employed with a 18 Oregon conference meeting on the
University of Oregon campus, an
abling the primary class to get to highway construction company at nounced conference president Jack
Public food lockers were padlocked their room without going outside as J Canyonville, Oregon.
f reys family are living in Myrtle Travis, editor and publisher of the
at Gollietts store to prevent temp they previously did.
Hood River Daily Sun.
erature from rising during the seven
Marie Basl was a weekend guest or Creek as no living quarters were Editors and publishers from 109
available at Canyonville. A family
hour period when the current failed Susie Teeters.
Oregon weekly newspapers and 22
with temperatures fluctuating only A number of Mehama young folks by the name of Pederson have leased
daily newspapers have been invited
6 degrees during that time reported missed the Stayton school bus Mon the Humphreys home in Fox Valley
for this 31st annual Oregon Press
Ken Golliet owner.
day morning because of a new driver same folks operate the Rainbow Conference, which will hear Marquis
A power line up the Little North who was unaquainted with all the
| Childs, noted columnist, as the Allen
Fork was sagging perilously close to stopping places. Several parents Hotel in Mill City. They have two Memorial lecturer.
the road barely leaving room for however responded to the occasion by children who will attend the Marilinn
«university faculty members, reprw
traffic to detour around it.
■ getting out their cars for transpor
i senatives of the state's newspapers,
Ladies Aid met in the Women’s tation. Among those taking a car The Hugh Johnston’s had quite an I and outstanding men in the news
A circus party for youngsters or teenagers, with refreshments
club house last Friday with nine load were Raymond Branch, Horace addition to their livestock Tuesday paper field and related fields will
buffet style, is one of the easiest and most successful of all
women braving the snow to attend. McCarley and Mr. Bilyeu.
1 participate in the two-day program
party patterns. Mounted cutouts of circus animals and clowns make
Embroidering with a sewing machine The next home extension meeting
which tentatively includes panel dis
gay table decorations and circus eats means lots of hot dogs, popcorn,
animal crackers and sparkling lemonade.
which was to be demonstrated at this will be Friday 4th which will be an ¡The goat family are all doing well cussions, forums, meetings of special
The lemonade can be prepared in a jiffy with the new Real Gold
time was postponed until a later date all day meeting at the club house. but the Johnstons are pondering over groups, business session, and the
concentrated lemonade base that comes in convenient small-sized cans,
due to bad weather.
Making draperies will be the project the milk situation. Three baby annual banquet.
and all you have to do is add water. Packed by the citrus growers
1 demonstrated by Anne Berghotz and goats will take quite a lot of milk
themselves and homogenized to give you dependable fresh fruit flavor
without any of the bother of squeezing and straining, canned lemonade
| everyone is instructed to bring
and small son joined him later and
base is economical, too, because there’s no waste. Just pour a small
yard of drapery and lining material the goat milk too.
i they spent sometime with their
can of Real Gold lemonade base into a quart bottle or pitcher, add ice,
fill to the brim with water and serve.
For Guaranteed Cleaning
favorite recipe. Meeting will start getting back to normal after 25 days Missouri, and are now visiting rela.
at 10:30 a.m. with pot luck lunch at layoff due to the heavy wind and | tives in Los Angeles.
Don’t learn traffic laws by acci Peaches are preserved in other
I noon. At the last meeting of the unit snowfall, all but side lines are re Henry Anderson was a Wednesday
places besides beauty parlors.
' Lil Wolfkill was elected vice chair- paired. Some patrons off the high- caller at the Jack Johnstons.
' man to fill a vacancy left by Eliza
Alex Bodeker worked on the local
beth Castle, who moved to Klamath lines and during the repairing, the j telephone lines Wednesday.
main lines have been grounded at lines were broken by the weight of
intervals. However if more stormy heavy snow and only close neighbors
In 1835 a French chemist. C. Thil- weather does not cause more line j were able to talk over their phones.
orier, produced solid carbon dioxide, trouble, everyone should be able to Mr. and Mrs. Everett Limbeck
the “dry ice” of today.
use their telephone again soon.
were Stayton visitors Saturday eve-
The Albert Julians had a phone , ning.
messege Tuesday evening from their Richard Douglas is making his
son Glenn Julian who was in Los home with the Petersons who live at
Angeles, California. Mr. and Mrs. the L. C. Humphrey’s place. Rich-
I' m 1 Our Mail Order Service and Order
Glenn Julian are enroute home after ard is attending the Mari-Linn grade
That Winter Game TODAY!
being in the East for sometime. school.
Glenn is driving a new Ford home
Monday night of this week was
from Detorit, Michigan foreman in
Serving a full meal for lowest possible cost.
the coldest night of this winter
Eugene, Oregon. He told his father I
they had enjoyed good weather so far were from 6 below zero to
and planned to leave California with
with around 12 degrees warmer
in a day or two for home. Glenn i Tuesday night.
attended a convention for Ford deal
FRENCH FRIED PRAWNS
ers in Detroit, Michigan. His wife
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HOME MADE CHILI
Slated in Eujrene
Hobby Supplies and
Games of All Kinds
C'Z?/ Has A Big Project
- - So Have We - ■
Damsite Special Menu
Toy 6* Hobby Shop
VIV’S Steak House
“WHERE DAM WORKERS DINE”
IRIS HOLGATE — Under New Management — DAVE PORTER
Chevrolet O\vners---this is the oppor
tunity you ve been waiting for. So
take advantage of it while you can
Don't put off those needed repairs any longer. We have made it pos
sible for you to take care of this necessary work by paying a small
amount each month. We are running a SPECIAL PRICE on motor
repairs on Chevrolets only.
WE CAN GIVE YOC ONE DAY SERVICE—in at 8:00 out at 5 p.m.
Install piston rings
(lean and align oil pan
Burn out breather pipe
5 quarts oil
THIS INCU DES ALL THE ABOVE LISTED
PARTS AND LABOR FOR ONLY—
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Don’t forget to ask about our budget plan
510 North Commercial
the only car with
with 4-toot Luggage locker
Hydra-Coil Front Springs
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While our stocks are complete. Large stock of
several kinds of roofing materials —
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