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Drunken driving convictions in Ore
gon during the first six months of
1950 increased 22 percent over last
year at the same time, according to
figures released by the secretary of
For the first six months of this
year, 1,103 Oregonians had licenses
revoked for driving while intoxicated.
Last year during the same period, 90"
revocations were handed out for
A total of 19,168 traffic violation
convictions, resulting in revocation
of 1,340 licenses and suspension of 252
other licenses, were recorded for the
January through June period.
Reckless driving, violation of the
basic rule and other serious offenses
These suspensions were issued upon
recommendation of the courts.
Over-all convictions resulted in only
a six percent increase over last year’s
resulted in 248 of the suspensions,
From Senate Race
After Three Years
Farm Prices Rise
Scout Troop Spends
Week at Pioneer
Twenty-one boy scouts from the
Arthur L. Davis of Mill City with
drew last week from the race for the Detroit-Idanha troop concluded a
office of state senator from Marion week at the Camp Pioneer Camporee
at Pine Ridge lake Sunday.
During their week in the wilder-
Davis had won the democratic nom
ination for the office in the May ! ness the boys studied the arts of row-
primaries. In making his withdrawal, ■ ing a boat, of paddling canoes and
he said he was no longer a resident other crafts of the lake country
of Marion county having established I woodsman.
Camp Pioneer was built at a cost
residence in Linn county.
Frank Porter and Davis were un j of about $40,(XX) largely through the
opposed in the primary campaign for ! cooperation of the Salem junior
chamber of commerce and the United
! States forest service. It lies about
Davis said his change of residence j three miles as the crow flies east of
was the reason for his withdrawal. , the North Santiam highway and
Selection of a replacement candi seven miles from Marion Forks via
date will be in the hands of the Ma logging roads and foot trails.
rion Cbunty Democratic Central com
Activity at the camp is under the
mittee. Cornelius Bateson. Clarence supervision of the Cascadia Area boy
Schrock and Luis Martine-Lally have scout council. All scouts entering the
been mentioned as Davis’ replace- camp must check in health cards.
Scoutmaster Don Striggew, Tenny
Martine-Lally is chairman of the Moore, Fergie Ferguson, Ben Martin,
county central committee, Schrock is Al Snyder, Brad Humphreys and
a Salem automobile dealer and Bate Warren Card provided transportation
son. a farmer liivng near Pratum was to w'ithin three-fourths of a mile of
district director of the census for this the campsite. Striggow, Snyder,
1 district during the past few months. Ferguson and Ed Davis visited the
boys during the week.
Turning upward in April and May,
the general farm price level reached
127 percent of the 1940-1949 average
by mid-June, the Oregon state college
extension service reports.
The upswing checked a downtrend
that began in January. 1948.
The report points to record con
sumer buying power coupled with
measures and somewhat less favor
able crop production prospects as
factors in the farm price situation.
Farm cost prices also tended to
. strengthen. Crop production pros
pects are now somewhat more favor-
1 able than in May, while on the other
■ hand the demand outlook has
The general exchange value of farm
products stood at 97 per cent of parity
at mid-June. That is only 2 points
lower than the peak of October, 1946.
A few important farm products are
above parity in purchasing power but
most are below.
MILL CITY’ MAN SURPRISED
WITH A BIRTHDAY PARTY’
Mr. Thuril Shipley was surprised
by his wife Sunday evening with a
birthday party on the Linn county
banks of the North Santiam.
A picnic lunch including barbequed
turkey, roast frankfurters, marshmel-
lows and salad were served to Mr.
and Mrs. Ray Walker, Mr. and Mrs.
"Red” Wells, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Bush
nell, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Groneky, Mr.
and Mrs. Pete Peterson, Mr. and Mrs.
Lloyd Lorsung of Hillsboro, Mr. Pete
Cathawood and the Shipleys.
There seems to be a widespread
idea among an ever growing number
of people that the reading of news
papers and mag’s, the listening to
radio commentators and the looking
at television forums is supposed to
take the place of thinking.—Brandeis.
J. W. GOIN
Sunday were Mrs. George Humph-
j reys, Mrs. Don Striggow, Mr. and
Mrs. Max Koliver, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd
Claude Lewis’ Service Station
IDANHA—Pioneer camp opened Girod, Brad Humphreys. E. N. Ferg
Sunday the 16th with 138 scouts from uson, Ben Martin and Mr. and Mrs.
8 troops represented. The camp A. R. Snyder.
By ELSIE MYERS
has a staff of 24 members all of
Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Dark and boys which are scouts with the exception
attended the Salem Rose society pic of the cook. Pops "Bert" Crary. It was
nic Thursday. On their way home he who told those eery tales that the
they stopped at the carnival in Stay boys enjoyed so much. Included in the
ton. Sunday the Darks visited the staff are Howard Higby, camp dir
Washington park and International ector; John Knapp, assistant director;
TRUCK WILL PICK UP AT
Eric Soderberg, trail director; Bill
Test garden in Portland.
A.M.; MILL CITY at Hill Top Store and Stewart's
“Pops" Wells, who has been spend Baldwin, assistant trail director, and
’s in LYONS, and Golliet's at MEHAMA
ing the summer on the Emil Dicks
Allers said there was but one
place is returning to his home in Port
accident in camp during the first
land this week due to ill health.
week. Rolin Hibbs of Valsetz cut jus
Robert Van Eton, son of Mrs. Carl
M. E. PETERSEN BEAN YARD, 4 Mlles West of Mehama
foot and the wound required five
Longnecker, left Portland the first of
Mail Address: Route 1, Box 92A, Stayton
last week for San Diego where he will
At 10 a.m. Sunday, services were
enlist in the Navy.
held at the chapel with Tom Bland
Mr. and Mrs. Ike Myers attended officiating. Following at 11 a m. stan
Pomona Grange at the Santiam dard time, at the council fire ring was
grange hall Thursday evening. They the court of honor with Gardener
recieved their obligation in the fifth Knappe of the regional council in
degree from the district deputee, Mrs charge. Ray Wells of Albany was
Ed Norman of Milwaukee, w’hose asked to present second class badges
husband and Mr Myers were were to 15 deserving scouts. Those who
boyhood friends It was the first time recieved them from Troop 43. Detroit-
they had met in forty years.
Mongold-Idanha, were Alan Girod,
Drury I>ane and Durwood, sons of Russel Rice, Leonard Suyder. Robert
Mr. and Mrs. 6. C. Dark, have both Lady, Cecil Ferris, Donald Watkins,
received scholarships to the Y.M.C.A. Brad Humphreys, Ray Patterson.
amp at Silver Creek camp. They will Michael Moore and Eldon Ferris.
la* the special guests of Mr. C. A.
Don Striggow presented first class
Kells of Salem. Drury Lane attends badges to eight scouts. Fred Davis
from July 23 to 30, and Durwood from being the only one from Troop 43.
July 30 to August 6th.
One star award was presented to a
Sunday dinner guests at the homo lad from Troop 40 by Tom Brand.
of Mr. and Mrs Ike Myers were their
Life awards had been earned by
daughter, Mrs. Roberta Wheeler and Gerald White, who just returned from
three children. Mr. and Mrs. H. C. I the National Jamboree at Valley
Luthke and Emil J. Delsol of Port- I Forge. Pete Fuller also won the life
> award Merit badges from one to nine
Callers at the Bill Bickett home were awarded by Gardener Knappe to
Sunday were Mr and Mrs E. A. New- 32 scouts. Those from Troop 43 win
some and daughters and Mr. New ning these awards were Dick Wood
some’s father and mother who are ward. Don Striggow, Fred Davis,
visiting here from Anten. Texas.
Jack White. Merle James and Terry
Mrs Steve Dark and boys recently Ferguson.
spent the day with Mrs Alvin Gar
Friends and parents of the boys
rison on their farm. Mr Garrison is from troop 43 who visited camp last
employed at the Highberger mill on
the Little North Fork
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7. Aluminum alloy Flight
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