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About The Mill City enterprise. (Mill City, Or.) 1949-1998 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 25, 1951)
S—THE MILL CITY ENTERPRISE
By JEAN ROBERTS
A birthday party was held in Mrs.
Cook’s room in the grade school,
Monday afternoon honoring birthdays
of December and January. This is
a monthly affair with mothers invited
to attend. The children celebrating
birthdays were Diana Wallen, Lynette
Smith, Linda Monroe and Joyce Wall.
Mothers of these children- provided
refreshments for the youngsters and
the 16 visiting mothers.
Mrs. Orange, teacher of the upper
grades, was ill last week and unable to
conduct school, Mrs. Tate is teaching
Women’s club met last week with
a small attendance. Winnie Branch,
vice president presided over the
meeting. Preparations are underway
for another rummage sale to be held
early in the spring.
Also discussed was a cooked food
sale to be held in Golliets store Sat
urday morning, January 27. In
charge of the food sale will be Meral
January 25. 1951
Teeter, Dorothy Billeu, and Dorothy
Draper. Hostesses for the evening
were Winnie Branch and Mae Patton.
A group of young people held their
fourth teen-age party in the Mehama
club house last week. Refreshments
provided by the girls were sand
wiches and cookies. The party was
[chaperoned by Mrs. Louise Erickson
and Mrs. Ray Roberts.
The Blue Bird club consisting of
, 7, 8, and 9 years of age met Friday
afternoon in the church basement,
with 20 youngsters present. Time
was spent singing, fashioning Japan
ese lanterns and practicing string
Ladies Aid will meet Thursday,
January 25, in the church basement
with Mattie Stolt hostess.
W. R. Johnson, H. E. Brown and
R. R. Clarke of the district engineer
ing branch, accompanied by Roy W.
Carlson, consultant from California,
visited the Detroit dam project on
Wednesday, Jan. 10th, for inspection
of the concrete pouring operations.
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By MRS. OPAL WHITE
The Detroit town team, consisting
of players from Mongold. Idanha and
Detroit met defeat at the hands of
the Gates town team on Monday even
ing. January 15, at the Detroit school
gymnasium. The score was 61-54
for Gates. The Detroit players con
sisted of Virgil Brown, center; Stan
ley Whipple and Richard Cannon as
forwards, Don Fryer and Dick Farrow
as guards. Warren Oard is manager
for the Detroit team.
Eldon White formerly of Detroit
was a business visitor here over
Thursday and Friday of last week.
He returned to his home in Costa
Mesa on Saturday after visiting at
the home of his brother and family,
the Stanley Whites of Salem. In
Detroit he visited with his parents
the Otis White family.
Miss Isabella Mason, instructor in
Home Ec Typing and girl's physical
education has resigned her teaching
position in Detroit high school to
become effective on February 15.
No one has been elected to fill this
vacancy to date.
Otto Russell of Detroit is reported
making a slow recovery at the Salem
Memorial hospital, by friends here.
He fell from the bumper of a car
driven by Mrs. Renner two weeks
ago suffering three skull fractures in
i the top of his head. He was thrown
from the bumper when the car started
i w’ith a jerk.
About six inches of snow fell up
i to noon today when it turned to rain,
i Snow began falling late Monday after
noon, and is the most snow which has
fallen this winter.
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By EVA BRESSLER
Instead of having another P.T.A. agent. An all day meeting was held
Parent sponsored money raising bene beginning at 10:30. Bulletins "Good [
fit this winter to raise the necessary weight for good health," and Calories
funds to complete payment of dishes, ‘from everyday foods" were available.
kettles and silverware for our pro
The first of the series of bingo
posed hot lunch program, it was parties sponsored by the Altar society
moved at the last P.T.A. meeting to of the St. Patrick Catholic church
ask parents for $1.50 cash donations was held at the Rebekah hall, Sunday I
per child in school. Checks should evening, with Mrs. Merrill Brass
be made out to the Mari-Linn Hot field. Mrs. Phillip Pietrok. Mrs. Her- [
lunch fund, and are being collected at man Free, Mrs. John Jungwirth and
school by Vivian M. Boyce, or can be Mrs. Pat Lyons hostesses. The
paid to Kora Prichard, treasurer of door prize went to Lloyd Bowers ano
Bob Brassfield won the five dollar
A special hot lunch meeting has prize. Another party will be held I
been arranged for Mari-Linn school in two weeks Sunday evening, Feb
house Tuesday, January 30, 1951, ruary 4.
8 p.m. All parents are urged to at
Mr. and Mrs. Willard Hartnell have
returned home after a two weeks visit
Mrs. Alvin Garrison and children with relatives in Seattle and Pasco,
Carroll and Deanie of Seattle, Wash, Washington. The Hartnells who re
are visiting at the home of her par turned after the severe wind storm,
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Dallas Franklin. found part of their roof plown off
Gordon Heineck and his mother, and some things very wet on the in
Mrs. Roy Heineck. attended funeral side.
Mrs. Sam Bridges was hostess for '
services for Mrs. Heineck's aunt, Mrs.
Mary Jane Weatherford, known to the afternoon card club with her
the family as aunt Mac, held at party held at the Rebekah hall
1 Hillsboro with interment at Laurel. Wednesday afternoon, several tables
Had she lived until March 26, she of 500 were in play following a one
thirty dessert luncheon. High score
would have been 100 years old.
Mrs. Leo Cruson was hostess for went to Mrs. Pat Lyons, second high
the meeting of the pre-school mothers to Mrs. Orville Downing, low to Mrs.
held at her home Wednesday evening, Leonard Mullins and Mrs. Earl Allen
with Mrs. Helen Johnston president, drew the traveling prize. Present
j and Ruth Edwards secretary, presid for the party were Mesdames Roy
ing over the business meeting. A Heineck, Herman Free, Oscar Naue,
social time followed with refresh- Orville Downing, Pat Lyons, Percy
j ments served by Mrs. Cruson assisted Hiatt, Leonard Mullins, Frances Mul
by Alice Elwood. Next hostess will lins, Earl Helemn, Kenneth Helemn,
I be Ruth Edwards and Mrs. Christen- Bob Free, Earl Allen, Vern Nydigger,
| son held at the Christenson home, Mrs. Cora Jenner and the hostess
i Present for the meeting were Rose Mrs. Sam Bridges.
Don’t forget the Tamale sale to be
iThayer, Helen Johnston, Irene Lant-
zer, Margaret Heineck, Alice Huber, held at the community club house,
Wednesday evening, January 31.
Ruth Edwards and Mrs. Cruson.
The March of Dimes directed by Tamales will be on sale to take home
Mrs. Clyde Bressler started this week. if wanted, or you may go there and
There will be no house to house can- eat them where there will also be
[vas, but, Mrs. Bressler has placed the pie, salad and coffee.
Mrs. Clements Dyster and infant i
Iron Lung containers in the business
houses and it is hoped that everyone daughter Barbara Joe was brought
home from the hospital in Salem.
I will find an extra dime for them.
The Lyons Extension unit and the Mrs. Dyster is the daughter of Mr.
Jordan Extension unit held a joint and Mrs. Remminga of the Lyons
meeting at the community club house motel.
Tony Moravec who was critically
Thursday, with Mrs. John Silbernagel
and Mrs. Henry Thomas of Jordan, injured at the Freres-Frank lumber
Mrs. Percy Hiatt and Mrs. Cora Jen- company mill, Friday morning, still
remains in a critical conrition, but
friends are glad to know that he is
holding his own.
Mr. and Mrs. Keith Taylor and
children of Walport spent the weekend
with relatives in Lyons, returning
home Monday morning. Her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Pat Lyons, returned
home with them for a weeks visit at
Mr. and Mrs. Art Baltzer who live
on the Murphy place southwest of
town have bought some acreage of
Mrs. Alice Huber and plan to build
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Mr. and Mrs. Sam Bridges spent |
several days in Tillamook looking
after business affairs. Her uncle,
Bill Artz, who is spending the winter
at the Bridges’ home has returned
after spending three weeks at [
Only a few days remain of the
1951 March of Dimes.
As in former years, most citi
zens of our country have con
tributed generously' to the fight
against iLe cruel epidemic disease
infantile paralysis. But this year
is not like former years. This
year, unless contributions are in
creased, the program of the Na
tional Foundation for Infantile
Paralysis stands in danger of cur
Consequently, for those who
have not yet given and for those
who may be able to give again—
these few reminders are perti
1. Through March of Dimes
funds, thousands of boys and
girls are enabled to obtain the
rare they need when polio strikes.
There have been moie polio cases
n the last three years than ever
before for a similar period.
M rch of Dimes
funds a great program of scien
tific research and professional
education is being financed to find
a preventive or cure and to train
polio experts. Progress is being
made at an ever-increasing rate,
and success eventually seems as
3. Through March of Dimes
funds we shall someday relegate
polio to the limbo of conquered
diseases In the meantime, we
cannot let any of today's patients
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