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About The Mill City enterprise. (Mill City, Or.) 1949-1998 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 17, 1950)
T he MILL CITY
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The Mill City Garden club will hold
its first annual flower show next
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Thursday, August 24 at the recrea
tion hall behind the Presbyterian
church, Mrs. Arthur Robisen, club
$2.50 a Year, 5c a Copy
i|LL CITY, OREGON, THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 1930
Vol. VI—No. 83
secretary announced this week.
With all amateur gardeners in the
community invited to compete, the!
club is hoping for a varied and gala '
collection of flowers, arrangements j
or exhibits of potted plants. All en-1
tries must be at the recreation hall
Highway 222 was smeared with
by 11 a.m. to compete for prize rib
oily fuel Wednesday morning after
bons. Later entries will be for dis
a fully loaded tank truck and trailer
play purposes only.
overturned about midway between
In connection with their first
Mehama and Stayton.
flower show, the ladies will hold their
Truck driver Art Richmond of
Business and professional people of
second food sale of cakes, pies,
Portland sustained bruises and back
the canyon from Idanha to Stayton
and cookies which will be sold dur
injuries. In addition, he was drenched
i interested in attending the canyon
ing the afternoon.
According to reports,
wide dinner meeting scheduled for
The actual show will get under
the truck and trailer were flipped
September 12 at the Mill City high
way at 2 p.m. with a talk by Mrs.
over when they ran into the soft
school were urged to get their tickets
W. G. Stellmacher of Tangent,, who
shoulder of the narrow road while
, this week by George Steffy, chair*
is vice president of the Santiam dis
trying to pass a logging truck.
man of the sponsoring industrial
trict of the Federation of Garden
Stayton firemen rushed to the committee of the Mil) City chamber
traffic | of commerce.
First, second and third prize rib
through a field while the roadway
Apparently nobody wants to be left
bons will be awarded in each class
was being cleared.
I out of this meeting, Steffy said in
by three judges: Mrs. Stellmacher,
dicating the limited seating capacity
Mrs. Ward Ingles of Stayton and
of the high school auditorium could
Mrs. Elmer Taylor of Mehama.
prevent some from getting tickets.
A requirement in entering the show
"At the rate the tickets are sell-
is that all horticultural specimens
j ing,” Steffy said, "there won’t be
must be grown by the person who
enough to go around.”
exhibits it. This is not true in ar
The slogan of progress "the future
rangements however. Named vari
belongs to those who prepare for it"
eties will be given preference in close
The load of 2x4s and 2x6s rec-lining on the end of the parked car of J. C. “Doc” Kimmel, Mill City druggist, 1»
will guide the program.
the result of a mishap at our now famous shift-turn-and-hope corner on the highway leading to Gates. The
Persons interested in getting tick
Containers will be furnished by the
can do so from any of the follow
City high school, announces that
club for specimen flowers. Arrange
ing persons: Charlie Coville, Byron
ments must be made in exhibitor’s
Davis. D. B. Hill Sr., Frank Hunter,
average of one every four minutes. (Kenneth Hunt m ide the photo soon after the accident.)
container, which should be marked
W. R. Hutcheson, Allen Keith, J. C.
(Photo courtesy Capital Journal)
by name on tape attached to bottom.
"Doc" Kimmel, G. D. Myers of Elk-
12:00, seniors and freshmen.
The show committee will not be
. horn, Elva Patten, Jim O'Leary,
responsible for containers or other
Lowell Stiffler, George Steffy, Bob
12:00, sophomores only.
property, although reasonable care
Veness and George Veteto.
August 30th. Wednesday, 9:00 to
will be exercised.
Decorations and floral arrange
12:00, juniors only.
Division I — Horticulture
ments for the dinner will be prepared
Several courses which have not
by the Mill City Garden club while
In Division I, an exhibitor may
been offered for a number of years the Gates Women’s club will prepare
Mill City’s suicide curve tried to
have only one entry of a variety in
will be Included in this year's sched
any one class but may enter as many
Mill City's chamber of commerce ule.. Students are urged to inquire and serve the dinner to those as-
Funeral services were held Monday break into the headlines all by itself
different classes as desired.
for one of Oregon's most distin
about these courses.
For many months now local citi build a modern hospital in Stayton.
Division II — Arrangements
guished agricultural leaders, and the
New textbooks for most of the
zens have been lamenting the treach
Table buffet, coffee table, minia father of Mill City’s newest doctor.
Citing the acute need for modern courses will be on sale in the high
ture, dish garden, corsages, any kind
surgical and medical facilities at a school office from 9:00 to 12.00, Aug.
William L. Teutsch. assistant di
of an arrangement accepted, but only rector of the Oregon State college way 222 swings upward from the point closer to the canyon area, the 31 and Sept. 1, the Thursday and
one of a class for each exhibitor.
chamber went on record last week to Friday following registration.
extension seivice, died last week river and turns toward Gates.
On the surface it would appear the get behind the Stayton hospital plan
Division III — Unscheduled
while on a vacation trip to eastern
This division will include any Oregon.
His son. Dr. William L. curve's feelings had been hurt by the and help push it over the top, Only NEW PRINCIPAL FROM SILETZ
worthy exhibit not conforming to ■ Teutsch Jr., is scheduled to be in avalanche of adverse publicity which by inter-community co-operation un
Mr Caughey, the new principal,
Early marred by factional or religious is
rules for another division.
charge of the new medical building has been directed its way.
comes to Mill City after three years
being erected on the Linn county side this week, a sentimental person could sues could such a hospital be built. as superintendent of schools at Sil
A temporary shortage of carpen
declare that the curve was crying. Mill City’s citizens were urged to get
of Mill City.
Potted or unusual plants.
etz. Oregon. Mr. and Mrs. Caughey ters developed last month when add-
'This is our first attempt at giving
Nearly a third of a century of con
have established residence on the tional carpenters were needed at Det
As the population of the canyon
flower sh «v," Mrs R>>bisor. said. tributions io Oregon agriculture ! to be trickling down the hill. Seek
Marion county side of Mill City. They roit dam. the state unemployment
We invite the public to participate came to a close with Mr Teutsch’s ers of the hard facts of life trace the area continues to grow as work’ at have two sons.
commission reported last week.
and help us make it a success. Come death.
Since his death, scores of source of the water to a spring on Detroit dam progresses, the chamber
A graduate of Oregon college oP* Employment increased steadily in
and see what your neighbor has tributes have been received by Ore
education at Monmouth, Mr. Caug- July, the compensation commission
and more vital.
grown in her yard and don’t forget gon State college officials and his a water main had burst.
hey also attended Central Washing said in its monthly bulletin. Const
action is taken to obtain them, a
the food sale.”
family from associates not only in the
ton college of education at Ellens ruction, lumber, food processing and
The regular meeting of the garden extension service but from leaders
burg, Washington. He has done grad harvest activities were the cause of
club will be held at the time of the in other states and in the nation’s
uate work at both the University of the boost. An increased demand for
The Stayton hospital would be
show, 2 p.m. next Thursday.
workers in the skilled and Bemi-
Oregon and Oregon state college.
staffed by Catholic sisters and would
club meets every month on the fourth
A veteran of the second world war, skiled classifications was reported.
His associates at the state college
Thursday. All interested persons are said Mr Teutsch made an unusual
Unemployment in the Marlon-Polk
Mr. Caughey served in the European
about $10.000 per bed to build. Part
welcome to attend.
theatre of operations. He was in county area is estimated at 1,450.
record in assisting state and federal
Incidentally, last week’s story on leaders in developing positions in the
Lyons—The Santiam Valley Grange of the cost would be paid by the gov Ijondon, Paris and Cherbourg In the This is 700 less than for a compar
the garden club said there were two field of public policy and in interpret fall festival committee has drawn up ernment. the rest by subscription course of his wartime travels.
able period last year. More than 60
from members of the various com
burly he-men members of the club. ing national agricultural policies to plans for this year's fair.
per cent of the persons drawing job
munities in the canyon and Stayton
It seems there are three.
less benefits the last week of the
Cash awards and ribbons will be
Turnidge wants it known that he’s ! Though bom in Tacoma. Wash., given for the best and second best areas.
month were women More than 50
also an active member of the organ June 6. 1897. he spent much of his in floral exhibits baking, canning,
per cent of the men were 45 years of
anonymously thus easing the cost
age or older..
¡childhood in Malheur county, Oregon needle work, vegetable, fruits grains, considerably.
Canneries called back an estimated
Following his graduation from col grass seeds and other agricultural
Dr. William H Burrell of Stayton.
1500 employees as the processing of
lege in 1920. he was editor and pub j produce. Due to the lack of interest, chairman of the committee of the
lisher of the Lake County Examiner the past several years, in livestock Stayton chamber of commerce that
Lyons -— The Lyons Garden club beans got underway. The commission
in Lakeview He followed his news exhibits, it was decided to discon is investigating and promoting the held their meeting at the community estimated the peak of the pack would
paper career with thirty years of tinue cash awards and give ribbons hospital plan, urged al) persons who club house with Mrs. Percy Hiatt be reached about August 25.
Present market conditions and
to the Oregon State college only. Tentative date set for the fair were sent questionnaires on the plan and Mrs. Mike Fink in charge of
Communicable and reportable dis
is September 23. all day and evening. to return them immediately whether flower arrangements and refresh increasing demand for lumber pro
eases in Marion county dropped dur
From 1924 to 1927 he was a dis An appropriate program for the eve they were in favor of the plan or not. ments. Mrs. George Huffman was in ducts has kept production high.
ing the week of August 6 to 12 if
ning entertainment is being arranged. But proponents and opponents should charge of the program. Mrs. Ger
the weekly report of physicians by trict county agent for Linn and Ma
The following people are to work in register their view th order that the trude Weidman presided over the
the county health office is an ac
to state county agent leader.
He the different divisions: fancy work. committee could obtain a clear-cut business meeting.
Blanche Wagner and Minnie Downer; picture of how the canyon stands on
Plans were made for a flower show
The weekly report listed only seven held this position until 1940 Then
baking. Lois Myers and Mrs. Warren the hospital plan.
to be held at the club house Friday
new cases and none of them were
Hampton; canning. Mrs. Bert Basl,
afternoon, Sept. 29.
It was also
outside of Salem or institutions.
Tn recent months. Mr Teutsch had Elsie Myers and June Whitney; flow
planned to invite the Jordan and Mill
Two cases of mumps and two cases
An uncharted sea mount about 30
ers. Celene Taylor. Evelyn Trahan
City clubs to attend our next meet
of gastro enteritis were reported in several requests from federal author
miles west of Willapa Bay, Washing
and Alice Huber; 4-H exhibits. Fern
Salem. One case each of erysipelas,
ton, was reported this month by the
Sletto, Leora Stevens and Estelle
broncho pneumonia and tuberculosis cultural missions to Europe carrying
Mrs. W. G. Stellmacher of Tangent fish and wildlife service’s explora
the operation of extension work to Spiva: bazaar. Anna B Julian, Mabel
were reported from institutions.
tory fishing vessel John N. Cobb.
Patton and Elizabeth Taylor; farm
Mr and Mrs. Clyde Farley have
The reports of only 44 per cent of rural Europeans
The vessel reported the top of the
booths. Albert Julian. George Nydig- leased the service station formerly She will talk* on "Preparing Flowers
the county's doctors were included
apparently unknown under water
bart of West Salem in 1921 In addi ger and Bill Prichard: fruit and veg known as Don’s Union Service Sta
in the county report.
The committee in charge will be "mountain" was only about 130 feet
tion to his wife and Dr. Teutsch of etables. Lloyd Sletto, Steve Dark. Ike tion on the Marion county side of
Mrs. Clinton Hubbard. Mrs. Alice below the surface of the ocean while
Mill City. Mr Teutsch leaves an Myers. Wilson Stevens. Elmer Taylor Mill City.
other son and a daughter. Thomas and Jake Myers; livestock. John
Now known as Farley's Service Huber. Mrs. Merrill Brassfield, and surrounding waters were more than
Teutsch of McMinnville and Mrs •Lambrecht, Chet Blum and Warren Station, the business handles tires, Mrs. Clyde Bressler, with Mrs. Alex a mile and a half deep.
Elevation of the under water peak
Hampton; reception committee, Ed batteries and usual service station Kulken in charge of entertainment,
Jack Hughes of Seattle.
Taylor. Casper Gerath, and George goods The station opens at 7 a.m At the close of the meeting cake and was estimated at about 9,500 feet
Berry: publicity. Eva Bressler, Alta and remains open as business war coffee were served to Mesdames Paul above the ocean floor. The discovery
Lyons IWA meet'-.g 2nd Friday
Johnston. George Huffman. Don was made from routine readings of
Bodeker and Tony Moravec; program rants until late in the evening
Drivers Tests at Mill Gt/
The Farleys have rented a house Brotherton. Lynn lambert, Clyde electronic sounding devices.
A drivers license examiner will be committee. Dorothy Draper. Wilson
Bressler, Oscar Naue, Hugh Johns
The vessel was probing the waters
in Mill City. Tuesday, Aug 22. Mt the Stevens. Matt Beiver, Alta Bodeker on the Marion county side Mr Far ton, Otto Weidman. Mike Fink, Percy for albacore tuna when it made the
Softball at 3 p m. Mill City
fire hall, between the hours of 9 a m.
Hiatt. Mrs Cora Jenner and Mrs discovery
Long-line fishing gear
and 5 p.m . according to an announce Steve Dark, Mrs Dallas Franklin. Salem for 15 years.
set near the sea mount produced a
Lions club meeting
ment received from the secretary of
heavy catch of red rockfish averag
Prichard and Giles Wagner; general tion. Mr. and Mrs. Don Smith with
A F. A AM No. ISO stated meet ’state's office.
ing 15 pounds each
committee. LJoyd Sletto, Albert Ju their three children are currently va
ing third Monday.
Persons wishing licenses or per lian. Melvina Franklin and Tony
Fishery engineer J. G. Ellison of
cationing in eastern Oregon with rec
mits to drive are asked to get in Moravec.
Seatie said. "The discovery discloses
reational plans that include a visit
touch with the examines^ well ahead
a new fishing ground which might
Softball at 6 30 p.m Mill City
to Yellowstone national park
of the scheduled closing hour in order
prove valuable and may throw new
Chamber of Commerce 8 pm
Parents of four- and five-year-old light on some of the scientific ques
Women’» club 8 pm. 1st. 3rd Tues to assure completion of their appli ST ATI. PLANS TO V4IDIN
cations with a minimum of delay
HIGHWAY AT AUMSVILLE
children were asked thia week to con tions concerning the occurence of the
Bean Growers Want Pickers
tact Mrs. Jess Lee at phone 5724 im
Bids for widening the North San
Bean growers in the Stayton area mediately regarding the operation of rockfish and other species in off
Softball at « p.m. Mill City
thia week issued an urgent appeal
Santiam Eagles and auxiliary 8 pm. LAWN MOWER BOUGHT
ville will be considered by th* high for all possible assistance in harvest a Mill City kindergarten during the
FOR LYONS CEMETERY
at Detroit school building
coming school year.
IDANHA MAN LOSES LEG
Lyons — The Cemetery association highway department in a meeting In ing the 1950 bean crop.
Lions club auxiliary 8:30, 4th Wed.
The kindergarten would be oper
With the bean season hitting its
Hardening of the arteries caused
Santiam Rebekah 146 1st and 3rd has purchased a new lawn mower
Th* state plans to widen and re peak this week pickers were re ated by the Mill City PT A if a suita Johnny Delaire to have a leg am
and urges all patrons to clean their
Wed at 8 p.m
own lots and put th* rubbish ail to surface the present narrow pave minded that at least two weeks of ble place can be found to hold classes putated just above the knee last
gether so it may be ail disposed of ment
good picking remained
Picking and enough Intercat ia shown in the Wednesday at the Salem Memorial
American Legion 2d and 4th Thur» at one time thia will be a great bene
hr>spital Mrs. De lair» who had been
The new asphaltic contrat* pave price is 24 cents a pound. Camping ■ project
Gates PT A 1st Thursday 8 pm.
Last year’s PTA-sponaored kinder- with him returned home Friday
fit to the cemetery, and the co-op ment wearing surface 39 feet m facilities are available for those who
Garden club fourth Thursday.
eration of all will be greatly appre Width is planned from the Junction wish to camp Those wishing to help ganen program proved to be a suc- night. Delair» was able to be up in
Mill City IWA meeting last Friday ciated. Let's all help to make our with the Turner road to within 90 were told to contact the Stayton reaaful venture with more than 20 a wheel-chair last Sunday and hopes
childran in attendance
Softball at « pm Mill City
cemetery a more beautiful place
to be home next Sunday
feet of the railroad crossing
Tank Truck With Trailer
Overturns on Highway
At Rapid Rate
High School Open
On August 28-30
Father of Local
Suicide Curve Cries
Over Hurt Feelings
Caused by Detroit
Dam, Report Says
Plans Fall Festival
Lyons Garden Club
Plans Flower Show
Only Seven Cases Make
County Health List
Sea Mount Noted
Off Willapa Bay
Don’s Service Station
Leased to Clyde Farieys
Want a Kindergarten?
Contact Mrs. Jess Lee