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About The Mill City enterprise. (Mill City, Or.) 1949-1998 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 9, 1950)
The Women's Missionary society
of the First Christian church »net
Wednesday for an all day meeting
at the home of Mrs. Gladys Chance
for a social, business and devotional
time. Dinner was by pot-luck.
The business meeting was under
the direction of society president
Mrs. Edward Cooke. A lovely pro
gram was directed by Mrs. Clarence
Present at the meeting were Mes-
dames: Carl Chance, Clarence Howe,
George Flook, Edward Chance, Clyde
Golden, Glen Shelton, Irl Plymale,
Elmer Shaw, Brice Reigle, Tom Shel
ton, A. N. Swift, Vem Shaw, Tom
Courtney, Frank Careway, Harold
Mason, Walter Peterson, and Jay
The Mill City P.T.A. met Thurs
day evening at the high school aud
itorium. The high school chemistry
class presented a colorful demonstra
tion of chemical experiments. It
was the first time that a high school
class had participated in P.T.A.
Musical entertainment was fur-
nished by high school girls.
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Lions Auxiliary Plan
The Lions Auxiliary will give a
pinochle and canasta card party at
the American Legion hall Saturday
evening, February 18. at 8 o’clock.
A good time is promised everyone
who attends. Mrs. Albert Toman,
president of the Auxiliary, and chair
man of the event, has announced
that plans have been completed for
a very successful evening. Tickets
are in charge of Mrs. Robert Veness.
Refreshments will be served
Jolly Dancers Hold
Local members of the Czech Jolly
Dancers club performed national ex
hibition dance numbers for the Salem
Women's Club Old Time Dance Fes
tival at the Armory Friday evening.
Other participating groups were the
ONO and ONT of Portland, and the
Gate Swingers of Salem.
Local dancers were: Mr. and Mrs.
George Veteto, and Mr. and Mrs.
Arey Podrabsky of this city, and
Mr. and Mrs. Andy Kintz, and Mr.
and Mrs. Carl Podrabsky of Sub
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It's funny how kids take advantage
of the fact that it isn't human to be
St Catherine's Altar society held
their regular meeting at the home of
Mrs. Joe McNealy Wednesday eve-
ning. During the meeting they voted
to purchase a communion plate for
Those present were Father Mai.
Mrs. Tony Ziebert, Mrs. Ray Kind
ler. Mrs Geo Kindler. Mrs. Geo Hum
phrey, Mrs. W. F. Tickle. Mrs Rus
sell Hoffman, Mrs. Robert Majhor,
Mrs Stewart, Mrs. Paul Ressler,
Mrs. Geo. Ditter, Mrs. J. O. Murray
and daughter. Mrs. John Lugrue. an
| the hostess Mrs. Joe McNealy,
Two card parties have been plan-
ned. on» on the evening of February
17 at Mrs. Ray Kindler's home and
i on the afternoon of February 21 at
the home of Mrs. J. O. Murray.
The next meeting will be held at
the home of Mrs. Geo. Humphrey.
Gates Playhouse to Give
Drama in Local Theater
Rehearsals have started on a com
edy "The Honeymoon is Over” by
members of the Gates playhouse, a
group of Gates young folk who re
cently organized this dramatic club.
The play will be given at the Mill
City Theatre March 2nd. Those
taking part will be, Helen Wilson,
Norma Devine, Carmen Stafford.
Lorena Devine, Gerald Garrison,
David Barnhardt, Gerald Vokel.
Harry Barnhardt, and Mrs. Norman
GARDEN CLUB ACTIVITIES
THE COMMERCIAL BOOK STORE
The Mill City Garden club will
have a food sale next Tuesday at
the Jenkins Hardware from 10:00
o'clock in the morning until 1:00
The regular garden club meeting
will be held Thursday the 16th at
8:00 P.M.. at the home of Mrs. Curtis
141 N. Commercial St.
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Furniture and Bookkeeping Supplies
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5—THE MILL CITY ENTERPRISE
Bodeker Rites Monday
February 9, 1950
Funeral services were held Mon
BY JEAN ROBERTS
day afternoon at 2 o'clock from the
There are no groundhogs in i the Weddel Funeral parlors in Stayton
Mehama area but if there ' were for John H Bodeker was passed
ThurMlay, Friday and Saturday
they would be unnecessary accord away at his home here Thursday
SONNY TIFT'S and
ing to Harry Monroe who clauns evening February 2. at the age of
GABBY HAYES In
that every time he ventures out it 62 years and 7 days.
He was born at Fox Valley, Ore
in Color Plus
Several weeks ago he and Ralph gon August 26. 1888 and had spent
ABBOTT AND COSTELLO
Downer opened up a logging road; ■ his entire life in this country, with
MEET THE KILLER,
it promptly snowed two feet that i the exception of a period of time
night. Waiting two weeks they spent at Raymond. Washinton em.
Again the weather ployed in a logging and lumber in.
man retaliated with nearly three dustry untill his death being an em
Sunday and Monday
feet of snow.
ployee at the Mt. Jefferson lumber
Several years ago and a spring company mill at that time. He was
like February Monroe planned an a Veteran of world war one serving
early garden When he started to i in the artillery spending many
spade, the snow began to fall. He . months in France and Germany,
bided his time then surreptitiously : also a member of the American j
slipped outside to seed only to be Legion Post 58 of Stayton and a1
driven inside by snow,
Tuesday and Wedneaday
member of the Oddfellows lodge for
His influence on the weather re many years.
mains to be seen as he has now re-
He is survived by two sisters Mrs.
solved to stay indoors until spring Rosa Berry of Lyons of Lyons Mrs.
' Grace Bierley of McMinnville, three
brothers Ben of Mill City, William
of Alsea, Alex of Lyons also sev-
eral nieces and nephews.
ThurMlay, Friday and Saturday
Interment was held at the Fox
Mrs. Clyde Barney's stove exploded Valley cemetry with the American
Friday morning giving her 3rd de Legion in charge of grave side serv-
gree bums on both hands.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Bud Chance,
January 26th at Albany, a« daughter,
graduate from Washington state col-
Shirley is the third
daughter to arrive at the Chance
Mr. and Mrs. James Harlan and
Doors open at 1:20 P.M.
home Bud Chance is a former Mill
family of Albany were Sunday vis-
Complete show can be seen any <
City resident and brother of Ed
itors at Mill City.
time up to 8:30
Chance of Gates.
Mrs. Nell Watkins of Modesto, Cal-
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ifornia is visiting at the S. G. Hig
Mr . and Mrs. Hollyman were
guests at the Vernon Todd home
played during the evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Craig and Doris
spent the weekend in Newberg.
Miss Swartz. Mill City grade
school teacher visited her home over
Mr. and Mrs. Delmar Jackson of
Canyonville, were weekend guests at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Jackson of Mill City.
Mr and Mrs. A. Rhoda have re
turned to Mill City after an extended
vacation in Arizona.
The Ed Calkins home called the
fire department when a flu fire gave
a spectacular but harmless demon
Rachel Reigle, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs Brice Reigle, was a weekend
visitor to Mill City.
Mr. and Mrs. John Howe of Al
bany and family were Monday vis
itors at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
R. B McClain attended a Dad's
HALVES AND SEGMENTS, No. i'i can
party on the Oregon state campus,
where his daughter. Mary Catherine
is taking graduate work in the field
of education. Mr. McClain’s son is
a recent mechanical engineering
ROPE OF SAND
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Jute Box Music
American Legion Hall
Sandwiches & Pop
We ran across a delicious recipe
— i that we know you will want to try.
It's for Chocolate Flecked Pie and
is sure to bring exclamations of de.
light from your family. What’s
more, it only takes a few minutes
'-i cup milk
Serving a full meal for lowest possible cost.
1 square unsweetened chocolate,
1 cup (Vi pint) whipped cream
8-inch graham cracker pie shell,
Heat marshmallows and milk in
FRENCH FRIED PRAWNS
the top of a double boiler over hot
water; stir until marshmallows are
HOME MADE CHILI
melted. Set aside until mixture is
cool but not firm. Stir in grated
chocolate. Whip cream and fold into
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graham cracker crust. Do not chill
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the pie. for it is apt to become too
y firm. Serves six.
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Progress for this Area
It Grows On You
Over $500,000 Expended
For Sub Station Facilities
... to provide better low
cost service to your home
LUSCIOUS DISHES EVERY DAY BIT SUNDAY
From 11 through Noon Til 2
DOWN THE FAMOUS NOHMiREN's ALLEY
In 1949, over $500,000 woi «pent for
Off State Street, SALEM
the Mountain States sub-station construction
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ed industrial and residential
creased capacities, new construction and
maintenance have all played their part
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