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About The Mill City enterprise. (Mill City, Or.) 1949-1998 | View Entire Issue (June 22, 1950)
Appearing two days earlier than
originally scheduled, the bloodmobile
will be in Mill City next Tuesday from
4 to 8 p.m. at the Presbyterian Rec-
Donors are asked to note the
change in date. Those having pre
viously donated blood are requested
to bring their cards with them. It
will save time if their blood type is
Those who have not had an oppor
tunity to sign Donor Pledge cards
and wish to donate a pint of blood
may appear at an^ time and will be
taken as soon as possible.
Refreshments furnished by the Red
Cross will be served by the American
Legion auxiliary. The American Le
gion is sponsoring the bloodmobile
in Mill City.
The following have signed Donor
From Gates — Bill J. Ader, Mrs.
Arthur Cox, Alfred C. JSttlin, Mary J.
Haun, Lola Henness, Billy B. Moore,
P. L. Mulligan, Ruth M. Philbrick,
C. O. Redmond, Inez B. Redmond,
Lloyd Shackelford, M. C. Shumaker,
Mary Walker, Ida L Fleetwood, and
From Lyons — C. W. Catherwood,
J. E. Clark, Mrs. G. S. Crowell,
Eugene M. Miller Jr., Dorothy Nye,
Ervin S. Peterson, and Mary Ella
From Mill City—Elmer O. Angle
sey, Mrs. A. E. Armstrong Jr., Mrs.
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T he MILL CITY
ON THE SCENIC NORTH SANTIAM HIGHWAY — GATEW AY TO THE HEART OF NATURE'S EMPIRE
Vol. VI—No. 25
Roy Hewitt Urges
Citizens To Act
In Local Affairs
MILL CITY, OREGON. THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 1950
$2.50 a Year, 5c a Copy
Shuey Wins by 46 Votes
As Hundreds Jam Polls
OF COURSE WE VE ÖOT A
Mill City citizens were urged
LOT OF PROBI EM TÖ S1RAI6HTEN
take an active part in community
OUT IN THIS COUNTRY,
fairs by Roy R. Hewitt, Democratic
but tuat ^ not ire way to
nominee for congress from the first
DO IT - WE MUST WORK AND
Oregon district, in an address at the
theatre last. Thursday evening.
Hewitt made no direct reference to
!a Rolling in votes at the rate of two
the local school board issue, but em-
minute for more than 90 minutes,
hasized by anecdote pertinent fea
William B. Shuey defeated Norman
tures of the situation here. At one
I C. Jensen 187 to 141 in last Monday’s
point he used the illustration of ap
proaching a county official and offer
Parking and highway problems of
By his victory, Shuey retains a seat
ing to buy the court house.
Mill City were discussed in an on- on the school board.
the-spot special meeting of the Mill
Jensen, a resident of the city for
The congressional nominee bitterly
City council last Tuesday.
’ only a year, was sponsored by the
assailed those who through fear of
personal consequences fail to do their
The state highway department has newly-activated Mill City Citizens’
submitted plans for'paving the high- League which has been Investigating
democratic duty of participating In
He pointed out
way on the Marion county side at j
conduct of school affairs
Shuey had the support of the pres
that the way is open for such par
the foot of the hill. These plans.
i which would be backed by state funds ent board and those who have in
I 1 .
complemented by city contributions, dorsed the actions of the board.
“It is the right of everyone to know
The heavy vote evidently surprised
required the city to enforce parallel
what is in the public records,” he in
•,fi i * ; • ;
both the victors and the vanquished.
area. Such a plan would drastically The supply of blank paper ballots ran
Pointing out the consequences of
reduce the number of cars which out and many voters had to write
failure to perform this elemental
could be parked in that area at any their choice on the same ballot which
function, he indicated that unless citi
contained the name of L. O. Gorman,
zens do the job themselves "a Hitler”
Gates—The Boy Scout troop No. 45 will do the job for them. This pe-
It was decided to ask the state to unopposed candidate for the Linn
is being represented at the National nalyzes the progress of mankind,
revise the plans to permit angular County Rural School District board
zone 2. Gorman received 202 votes.
Boy Scout Jamboree at Valley Forge, Hewitt indicated.
I or forty-five degree parking.
The public meeting at which the
Pa., by George Hill Burton and Jon
About ten business men in addition election was held was orderly and
"Human life develops to its high-
Arnold Burton, sons of Mr. and Mrs. est point when human minds are
to the council members participated
well - conducted.
T. R. Burton, according to latest free,” he declared.
in the discussion.
smoothly for more than an hour and
word released by Gale Carey and Dick
*'For II hat soever a Man Someth ... ”
Mayor Toman announced yesterday a half.
Opinion - expression was presented [
Parker, local Scout leaders.
that the state intends to erect a tri-
as the elementary condition for the
Both sides expressed pleasure at
Burton brothers have been active in
[ angular island at the road junctioh the large turnout, since last year a
existence of a democratic form of
Scout work, both being first class
j on the Linn county side at the ap director was elected by a vote of 22
proach to the bridge.
George, whose age is 14, completed
With twenty-foot sides, the island
"If. we have generated genuine
his freshman year at Gates high cation. Hewitt illustrated his point by
I would contain road signs pointing in (interest in the conduct of school af-
school, where he took active part in examples in his personal experience
the three directions and would have 1 fairs, we have done part of our job
athletics. He earned his basketball where insanity and criminal conduct
Among 44,000 youths converging on
Plans for the second annual Mill
anyway,” said a spokesman of the
resulted from an improper childhood.
letter this past season.
Valley Forge. Pa., this month for the
| Citizens' League.
The extremely narrow balance of Second National Jamboree of the | rapidly, offiicals announced yester- I
Jon was graduated from the eighth
Jensen wasn’t the only casualty of
grade this spring. He is past 13, but the human mind was demonstrated Boy Scouts, Gary Peterson, 15-year- | day.
, the heavy vote. Board member Ra
The comparative old Mill City high school junior and
_ue to size and agility, was consid in several ways.
“The show we plan for Sunday,
mon Roberts, one of the beginning
ered one of the stellar members of inexperience of the human being as Explorer Scout, left Tuesday from [July 16, will be bigger and better
registrars, couldn’t keep up the heavy
this year's grade basket ball team.
| than last year’s,” Byron Davis, owner
| pace of registering the flood of voters.
He too was awarded a letter for the a vivid presentation of the very few
Gary, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wal of the airport announced.
The victorious candidate. William B.
, venerations that have passed since ter Peterson, was selected early this i Already plans for an open air
Shuey, took his place listing the
The trip takes the boys through I man attained his present mental month as Mill City’s representative breakfast hop on July 16, the morn-, Mill City’s $20,784.84 budget
some 26 states and will require 24 growth. Even the acts of men re at the Jamboree. The Mill City Lions [ ing of the air show, are nearly com ' 1950-1951 will be reviewed at a public names.
Jensen was among the first to con
hearing Friday at 8 p.m. in the city
days including the seven spent at the garded by their fellows as the most club contributed $200 toward financ pleted, Davis added.
gratulate the winning candidate.
Jamboree. Many side trips have been rational of creatures are sometimes ing his trip.
"A definite program for the cele
During the early stages of the
Included in the budget is an ex
arranged to augment and add inter illogical as illustrated by other ex
Prior to his departure, Gary and bration will be announced early in !
penditure of $8,475 for law enforce- count, it appeared that the vote would
amples the speaker used.
est to their travels.
his fellow scouts from the Salem area July,” Davis promised.
be very close. At one point, Jensen
George and Jon expressed their
Considering the lateness of the hour were served dinners in various Salem
Meanwhile, the princess ticket sale i ment and $10,100 for streets.
had tallied throe to his opponent’s
gratitude to the local Scout commit and the fact the speaker was brought churches. Gary had his dinner at the moves briskly ahead. Mill City’s four •
Sources of income for the city in-
On three occasions he was
tee, leaders and all those who helped to Mill City under last-minute ar First Christian church
candidates have been selling tickets l elude an estimated $2,000 from fines,
within two votes of the leader. With
make their trip possible.
rangements, a large crowd was on
Gary’s contingent of cross-country
117 votes counted, Shuey’s margin
hand to hear him. Hewitt’s appear travelers will ride 400 strong across hundred tickets.
Each ticket is i balls, punchboards, etc., $700 from was only 60 to 57.
ance in Mill City was sponsored by the nation in a special train. The valued at ten cents and counts five ■ liquor and $150 from telephone.
At the final oount, Shuey had 57
the Citizens’ league.
group will stop off at Yellowstone votes.
The state highway commission is percent of the total vote cast to Jen
A. F. of L. Endorses Hewitt
park. Boy’s Town. Nebr., Chicago,
Mary Jane (Sunnle) Hoffman, Jane l expected to allot $7.000 for the street sen's 43 percent. Bob Veness, who
At the American Federation of La Niagara Falls, New York City and Peterson, Phyllis Timm, and Luella 1 fund, while the rest of the $10,100
had not been nominated, received one
bor meeting in La Grande last week. other points of interest on their way Mason are the four princesses. They ’ street fund budget is met by esti
Rov R Hewitt was indorsed by that east. The group will enter Canada are sponsored by the American Le mates of $2,200 from the county road
Candidate Jensen-expressed thanks
Dr. Bohus A. Benes, former west labor group for the position of con from Detroit to give the boys an op gion and auxiliary. Chamber of Com- ■ tax and $900 from public utilities.
for the large vote he received in his
coast consul for Czechoslovakia, will gressman from the first Oregon dis portunity to visit another country.
i merce, high school and Lions club 1
According to the budget, $1,500 is first campaign for public office. After
be a visiting professor at Willam trict.
From June 30 to July 6. Gary will .and auxiliary, respectively.
on hand in cash.
his victory, Bill Shuey thanked the
ette University this summer.
Purchases of the tickets are re
be at the Jamboree in Valley Forge,
crowd that stayed for the count.
Nephew of the late president of
historic site in Pennsylvania. On his minded that the tickets are for vote
"I'd like to thank the people for
Czechoslovakia, Eduard E. Benes, the
return trip. Gary will visit Washing getting purposes only. Of the money
their show of faith in my Integrity,”
visiting professor has been teaching
ton. Salt I^ake City and San Fran received half goes to the organization
at the University of California and
sponsoring a princess and the other
Shuey’s victory had been loudly ap
San Francisco state college specializ
half goes to the Chamber of Com
The entire trip will last 24 days.
plauded by his supporters.
ing in political science.
merce to support the breakfast hop.
Dr. Benes’ colorful career includes
The hard - working princess sales
Salem’s Arrow Transportation Co.
Landowners in the Santiam soil
service with his uncle at Geneva when has filed an application with the Pub
ladies receive none of the money for
conservation district are sched-
Eduard Benes was one of the League lic Utilities Commissioner for a per
uled to vote Saturday on a proposal
of Nation’s leading statesmen. As an mit to authorize motor common car
The deadline for the first ticket
enlarge the district.
officer in the Czechoslovak army in rier transportation of passengers in
sale is midnight, June 30.
Polling places will be established at
exile, the nephew did both radio and regular route scheduled service be
A second ticket sale will begin on
Oswald Hirte was re-elected to the
newspaper work supplying informa tween Salem and Detroit on Oregon
Sales of E bonds in Oregon for the July 1. Two types of tickets will be the Mehama women’s club and at the Gates school board last Monday with
tion to the Czech underground.
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state highway 222.
week ending June 10 totaled $868.-
opened from 1 p.m. to 8 pm Absentee a total of 31 votes out of 38 cast In
At Willamette. Dr. Benes will teach
A public hearing on the application 267, according to figures released
ballots will be sent to all landowners. the annual school election.
"International Politics” and "Com will be held before Commissioner by the Portland branch of the Federal
A special levy of >15,000 for Im
The election takes the place of the
prehensive Study of Modern Com George H. Flagg or an examiner rep
proving school grounds, enlarging the
vote originally scheduled for June 10
munication and Their Role in Nation- resenting the commissioner on Mon
school kitchen, building a garage and
The original election date was can
and International Life of Peoples."
day at 10 a.m., in Room 210, Public division of the treasury. Oregon has
making other necessary improve
thus achieved 38 percent of its quota
celled when errors were found in the
He is scheduled to deliver at least Service Building in Salem.
ments was unanimously approved.
one public lecture on the campus this
legal description of the proposed
The application, dated May 31, also July 4.
L. O. Gorman received 38 votes for
asks for a similar permit between Sil
member of the Linn County Rural
These figures represent an increase
verton and Sublimity via a Marion of 15 percent over sales for the pre
Announcement of the cancellation school board.
county road. The service it author vious week, indicating that the drive of Washington and Oregon, according and the selection of the new election
Elmer Klutke will serve as chair-
ized would provide for passengers is gaining momentum as it progresses to W. D. Hagenstein, forester engi day was made last week by Howard man of the Gates school board for
only between the Detroit Dam, Big
Gilliam County continues to lead the
secretary of the Oregon the coming year, succeeding Hirte.
Cliff Dam and the Labor Union Office state having achieved 127 percent of mittee of the Pacific Northwest For state soil conservation service.
In the vote for director Mrs. Ed
American Legion 2d and 4th Thurs. [ at Niagara, on the one hand, and its quota. The largest single increase est Industries Tiny, inch-long green
Cushman urged those using the ward Chance received four votes;
Gates PTA 1st Thursday 8 p.m.
i points and places on the routes, in during the last week was scored by cones now thickly cover hundreds of absentee ballots to place their return Mrs. Elmer Steward, two, and Harold
cluding route extremities on the other Douglas County with a 33 percent millions of trees throughout the addresses and the I amount of acreage Wilson, one.
gain over the previous week.
region. They will grow and ripen
on the outside of the envelopes. He
1.0 O F meeting.
According to Sidney L. Stevens during the summer
emphasized that a hundred "yes”
Lyons TWA meeting 2nd Friday.
county chairman E bond sales in Mar
Conditions are ideal, Hagenstein votes are needed for the move to
Mill City IWA meeting last Friday
ion county had reached 29 percent of said, for excellent reseeding during
the county’s quota. The county ranks the coming fall when the cones ripen. pass
Cushman urged those using the
19th among Oregon counties in the Loggers burned lots of slash last fall
Santiam Riders Dance.
Although a large vote «an ob
absentee ballots to place their return
bond drive competition.
tained at last Monday’« election,
A drivers license examiner will be
addresses on the outside of the envel
ready for natural seeding
many Mill City residents were un
Lions club meeting.
BRUM.EH ELEfTED SCHOOL
opes He emphasized that a hundred In Mill City Tuesday, June 27, at the
able to vote heraiHw of failure to
’’We have one big worry today," yes votes are needed for the move Fire hail between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
A F. A A.M. No. 180 stated meet
DIRE4TOR AT LYONS
the forester said “Only fires, caused to be adopted.
ing third Monday
Persons wishing licenses or permits
Lyons — Sam Bridges was elected by man's carelessness, can spoil this
Due to the Maj primarie«, rrgtn-
Boy Scouts 7:30
Officials handling the election in to drive are asked to get in touch
for a three-year term as director on potentially fine seed year. Every
t ration was cloned for 60 day«
the Lyons school board by an 88 to user of our forests should be on the Mehama are E<1 Taylor, judge; with the examiner well ahead of the
prior to the school hoard election.
Dorothy scheduled closing hour in order to
vote, last Monday His opponent alert to prevent fires and should Blanche
Chamber of Commerce 8 p.m
Citizens desiring to register can
was Carl Mansveld. Bridges replaces observe every possible precaution all Draper, clerks, and John Lambrecht, assure completion of their applica
Women's club 8 p.m. 1st, 3rd Tues
no« do so at the Mill City Enter
alternate Luther Scott is superIn- tions with a minimum of delay.
Vernon James who retired from the summer long.'*
Santiam Eagles auxiliary 8 p.m.
"Nature will plentifully reseed tens ten dent of the election.
Senior Scouts 7:30 p.m.
Registration ran also be made at
WE HEE BY THE ADR:
Persons having questions on the
thousands of acres this fall.” the
Mrs. Artbar Krtesor'« residents «a
issue should contact one of the
Lions club auxiliary 8:30, 4th Wed.
the Uss county side and at Mrs.
I« ft. Trailer »250
was the running of school buses and has to do is protect these naturally following
Santiam Rebekah 166—1st and 3rd
( Hrii. M CHae-a residence
seeded forests while sun and rain and Wilson Stevens, laither Stout, Ike
the improving of school grounds
Wed at 8 pm
Marion county side
Bang up Fourth coming.
Th« school budget was approved 4 the good earth grow more crops of Meyers. Ambrose Dealer. Chet Blum
Altar Society meets 2nd Wed
Tony Moravec or John Neal.
to 1 by the voters
Offer of State
To Pave Street
Voters Support Member
Of Present School Board
By 187 to 141 Margin
i’wo Gates Scouts
Win Eastern Trip
Local Explorer Scout Air Show Contest
Commences Travels Competition Keen
Hearing on Budget
Set for Tomorrow
To Teach at Salem
Salem Firm Wants
To Serve Canyon
Vote Due Saturday
May Enlarge District
Bond Sales Slow
In Marion County
Gates Renames Hirte
To School Board Post
In Fir Forests
Drivers License Tests
Here Next Tuesday