Image provided by: North Santiam Historic Society; Gates, OR
About The Mill City enterprise. (Mill City, Or.) 1949-1998 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 16, 1950)
February 16 I960
4—THE MIEI. CITY ENTERPRISE
BROADWAY AND MAIN STREET
By Aumsville 5
Wrastling Is an Honest Sport,
But Love is a Different Story
The town eagers from Aumsville The hard fought victory over the
nicked the Mill City rockets in a Aumsville Rangers Wednesday night
home floor tilt 40—33. Had the placed the Timberwolves as winners
Rockets won the tilt, the season’s of the southern division crown. The
victory would have been theirs. Their win has placed the Mill City team in
loss has placed them with the same the district tournament including
number of losses as the Aumsville 5 ’ 23 teams from 4 counties scheduled
and a repeat performance was at Monmouth college the first week
Coach Ken Chance, confident of The Timberwolves will play Ger-
victory before game time, stated the vais. northern county division win-
boys were "just not on" when they ner. They will play for a victory in
met the allegedly tough opponents. 2 out of tree contests on the 19th,
Johnson held the high score honors 22nd. and 23rd, at Willamette Uni
for the local team with a credit versity. Win or lose the Wolves will
of 11 points for the evening Aums- continue on to the district meet at
Ville's Kiliinger garnered 12 points OCE Should the Mill City team
to lead his team in scoring honors, prove vic’orious at Monmouth they
The • Rockets were never able to will go to Astoria for the State
catch the opponents throughout the championship.
entire contest. Half time score was
16-14 with the Rockets trailing.
HIGH S( HOOL NOTES
The Freshman class of Mill City
Dalke (3) high presented Miss Baney with a ■
Gilbert (10) potted plant of red tulips and white
Kiliinger (12) primroses.
Miss Baney has been confined to
Gillespie (5) her home due to her recentt illness.
Rocket subs- Carey (2), Boyle (9). She is expected to return to her
The Rockets will meet Aumsville classes on Monday.
here on the high school floor for the The sophmore class sold pie ala
playoff game on Monday night, the mode Thursday to the high and
20th The public is urged to attend grade school students.
this final game of the season.
Thirteen Uncles attended one little
Nothing does a better job than a girl's picnic in an Ohio town And
mirror at showing you who is to gosh knows how many ants.
blame for most of your troubles.
Too many Americans think that
A job shortage always changes the most appropriate place to dem-
some lazy loafer into unfortunate onstrate their freedom and indepen
dence Is in driving their automobiles.
-- ------------------------------- By BILLY ROSE----------------------------------
The other night at Lindy's, I was introduced to a Popocate
petl of a man named Ezaklios Pappanokiyulikos, the Greek wrest
ler—better known to the toe-hold set as the Hooded Cobra.
"You inressid in wrastling'” the mash-and-maul artist asked
"Not particularly,” I said. "I hear tell the business is full of
"Is wrong,” said the Cobra. "In United Schnapes, wrastling is mos’
honest sport what can be. Why? Because no wan bet. Is lak betting on
feenish of musical comedy show.”
“What makes you think people
don’t bet on musical comedy
shows?" I said. "But never mind,
"Only place wrastling is crooked
sometime in Sout’ America,” the
dor, where tree
months ago I ween
plenny money by
"I am amaze,” I
“Is funny story,”
said Ezaklios. "Day
before I wrastle
Aloicio Macombo, Billy Rose
champ o f Quito,
Senor Ramon, matchmaker, walk
een my hotel room. Ramon is beeg
shot in Ecuador.
" ‘Poot on show twanny, twanny-
fife minoot,' he says. ‘Then Aloicio
weel take fall for you. Mak it bear
hug an’ boiy-press.'
"I cannot believe ears. I say:
’You want me to" beat champ?'
"He say: That is only way you
gat return match. Mak sure no
mistake. I bet
plenty for you to
• • •
"NIGHT OF MATCH, when I walk
down aisle, crowd have bottles, is
boo, want kill me. When Aloicio
comes in, they chuck flowers an'
"Everybody is bet on champ
poor, rich, Spaneesh, Indians — an’
theese mak me sad. I am honest
man an* do not like cheatin' poor,
ignorant peoples. So I decide to be
fair and lose—I even bet all I got
"Well, at fini ii eery good
match. For twanny minoot we
pooib, mak noiifi an’ itici fin-
Ann Fagan and Boots Champion
won the shuffleboard town tourna
ment at the Cedar tavern in Detroit
this week. On Thursday the team
from Gates will play here. A tourna
ment between Detroit and Mill City
will be played at Mill City on Tues
Want to Rate?
Give the family a break and
bring them out to
BALL PLAYERS CAUSE INJURY
Mrs Ned Richards, pioneer Gates
resident is confined to a Salem Hos
pital after suffering a fractured arm
and possible other injuries in a freak
accident in Gates this past week.
Mrs. Richards was walking down
the street between the Richards
tavern and the Gates General store
when a group of young boys were
playing ball One of the youngsters
apparently running backwards ran
into Mrs Richards, knocking her
down and fracturing her arm
Manolis SANTIAM CAFE
for Sunday Dinner
from i to io P. M.
FAUST & ROSS
RED AND WHITE STORE
gen in eyei. An’ then Aloicio layt,
'll too hot to uraitle more. I
take fall soon.’
"I am smart an’ say nothing, an'
minute later I fall on back with
Aloicio on top. But Aloicio is smart,
too. ‘Oh, no,’ he says, an’ begins to
fight dirty. An’ before raferee can
count tree, he twist my arm round
his head so I got headlock. Then he
geeve jerk, mak like he trip over
my leg, an’ fall on hees head. Only
he fall harder than he think an’ gats
"Queeck, I jump on heem, mak
ing beeg tangle weeth arms and
legs— no one can tell who got who.
Then I feenish up on my back.
Raferee counts tree, announces
Aloicio ween, an’ crowd go crazy.”
• • •
WASN’T SEN’OR Ramon sore?”
"I no wait for Ramon.” ex
plained the Cobra. "I slip out of the
arena, then out of town, then out of
Just then, a good-looking woman
pushed her way through Mr. Lindy's
revolving door, spotted the wrest
ler at my table, and began jaber-
wockying away at him in Spanish.
“Wait for me in car, babies,”
Ezaklios said, affectionately. "I
am weeth you in minoot.”
' II ho’i the lady?" I atked.
when we were alone again.
"Wife of Senor Ramon," laid
the Cobra. "When the gat final
divorce, the become Meeiui Pap-
"I thought you said wrestling was
an honest sport.” I said.
"Wrastling, yes,” said Ezaklios.
“Love, my frien', of course, ii
horse of different collar.”
Mrs. Earl Hampton and small son
Douglas Earl of Pendleton spent the
weekend at the home of her parents
Mr. and Mrs. Alex Bodeker. Sunday
she with the Bodekers were dinner
guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Norman Johnson of Portland.
The Mt. Jefferson lumber com
pany mill started again Monday
morning after a two weeks shut
down due to weather conditions.
The Freres lumber company mill
still remains closed down to a
shortage of logs.
At the present rate of deaths and
injuries, one out of every two
Americans alive today either has
been or will be injured in traffic ac
cidents during his or her lifetime—or
will die as a result of such an acci-
See what I mean
a bout it Squealing/’
CAMPBEIA’S TOMVTO sol p, can
• HUNTS PORK * IM INS, l.Vr t>t.
I (Bl.DIHK < HI I st ; |b. bri< k
: RED BEANS, with thill Gravy. No. Î can
STR1WBIRRV PRESERVES. PENNANT. 1 lb. jar
Expert radio repair at eco
nomical prices is our specialty
If your radio delivers Sooooo-eee instead of
Chloe* call our service department We spe
cialize in prompt, expert radio servicing at eco
nomical prices. The next time your radio needs
servoing give us a trial and see for yourself
CHE< K DI R ( LOSE DI T PRICES ON AU, WOOl.
" 1 \ I HI
CLOTHING — rin iti IS STILI COLD
Stifflers Radio & appliance Co.
miles from nearest parking meter
Sales and Service
Mrs. Bert Morris entertained last
Thursday evening with a buffet sup
per. followed by an evening of cards
in honor of the birthdays of Bert
Morris and Fred Duffy. Those
present were Mr. and Mrs. Bert
Morris, Mr and Mrs. Fred Duffy,
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Henderson find
Charles. Mr. and Mrs. Clayton
Baltimore and Jimmie. Mr and Mrs.
Mode Davis, Mr. and Mrs. Walter
Brisbin. Mrs. Ruth Morris and Ben
EVERY SATURDAY NITE!
WESTERN DANCE GANG
portland'» Famous Radio
Kel lom’s Grocery
OPEN WEEK DAYS
8 A M. to 7 P.M.
SUNDAYS and HOLIDAYS
9 A M. to 4 P.M.
MILL CITY TAVERN
BYRON DAVIS, Prop.
“At the Bottom of the Hill’’
All Your Sporting Needs at One Stop
guns — SCOPES — FISHING TACKLE — AMMUNITION
W. K. KEN' GARBER
154 So. Liberty Street
CBI Has A Big Project
- - So Have He - ■
Serving a full meal for lowest possible cost.
Damsite Special Menu
FRENCH FRIED PRAWNS
HOME MADE CHILI
" WHERE DAM WORKERS DINE ”
LEMONS, large and Juicy, duren
Buffet Supper Honors
• LETTI CE. Fresh and Green each
I Pt \s, pit TsUtt I Big. Tender and Sweet, No. 'J ran
FRIDAY and SATURDAY SPECIALS
I BACON ENDS AND I’D ( Es, lb.
I SWIFTS SLICED BACON, per lb.
AGED < III.DDVR CHEESE, lb.
In Oregon, more than one vehicle
in every five is involved in a traffic
accident each year. This is an un
Willamette Union C. E will meet necessary expense of ownershp.
at the Mill City Christian chursh
Sunday February 19 at 2 30. Donna
Plymale of Lebanon, Union president
will preside. Rev. Walter Naff,
assistant pastor of the First Christ
ian church at Salem will be the guest
speaker. Patricia Cree of Mill City
will be in charge of the program.
Refreshments will be served by the
host group with Mrs. Tom Courtney
C. E. Union Meeting
Under New Management