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About The Mill City enterprise. (Mill City, Or.) 1949-1998 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 1, 1951)
4—THE MILL CITY ENTERPRISE
February 1, 1951
Wins Over Locals
A Day of Work in Gates Defeats Detroit
In B’ League Play
By JEAN ROBERTS
Gates showed the Mill City Tavern
shuffleboard team that they could no
A day of work in the logging indus-
longer be taken lightly as they beat dustry at this time of year is uncer
Mill City 198 to 183 in a game played tain, due to windy winter weather.
Sunday at Gates.
[Cold, rain or a few inches of snow
seldom deter a timber worker, but
pucksters have played to date and was any wind causes a woodsman to be
In a free scoring game the Sub their first win over Mill City after uneasy.
Sublimity’s Saints Friday night
proved to the Mill City fans why they limity Hawks defeated the Mill City several attempts. From here on out
A fire is built each day just before
are one of the top teams in the Marlon Rockets by a score of 90-63. Baskets the Gates squad are going to be hard noon to provide heat for lunch hour.
county “B” league as they rolled to came fast and furious as both teams to beat.
Workers usually take turns at this
an easy 64 to 30 win over the Mill concentrated on offense.
with a skill in fire building unexcelled
The win was the fourth against one
Johnson and Benny Kanard with 33 by boy scouts.
Sublimity jumped to an early lead
Location of a pitchy snag is always
absorbed its fifth straight league points. They were followed by Percy
and was never headed. By half time City
Mulligan and Linn Young with 30. known. A generous slab chopped off
the score favored Sublimity 28 to 19.
Top pair for Mill City were Tex Bla and a fire quickly ignited without
Ray Chase of Mill City was high 1 proveemnt over
zek and Chuck Lovell who scored 27. paper or kindling. Ability to do this
.1. 19 points. Chris-
for the game with
C---- Mill City (63)
Others helping Gates to their first stems from the knowledge that pitch
tiansen was top scorer for Sublimity Lalack (27)
win of the season over Mill City were: never gets wet. To an inexperienced
with 16 points.
eye the black pitch in a snag might
C (23) Nightingale Bud Bailey, Ray Master, Ed Kestason, look like water-soaked wood.
G (6) Pendergast
For a long-lasting fire that gives :
(61) Sublimity Ell wood (4)
Mill City (30)
G (6) Boedigheimer bert Brosig, Orville Hayward, Lois quick heat, without smoke, bark is
used. A woodsman seldom gathers
(2) Steinkamp 12, Highberger 6, Aibus 2, Bradley 2, Edgar Brown, and Bob Young.
(11) Bradley I Christensen 6, Lyons 7, Toepfer 2;
Playing for Mill City were: Louie i dry twigs or limbs, but uses his
G 9 WHighberger Mill City, Nolan 2.
Clifton, Johnnie Philips, Roy Morris, trusty axe to chop pieces of bark from
Harold Morris, Wilma Obershaw, Dor tanding trees. Gasoline or oil is
Reserves scoring: Sublimity, Lulay
othy Morris, George Stewart, Bill sometimes near-by, and a pile of bark
2, Christiansen 16, Gersbacker
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Obershaw, Pete Catherwood, Marge I is quickly ignited in this way. The
Highberger 10; Mill City, Podrabsky
Jose’, Erwin Goble, Gladys Meeks, only complaint on bark is that it gets
awfully hot and the workers must
|‘Alice’, and ‘Al’.
4, Marttala 1.
Officials: Clark and Henery.
Gates will attempt to make it two in
In winter weather a fire is never
ia row over Mill City in a game sched extinguished.
Occasionally an old
SANTIAM VALLEY BASKETBALL
A group of parents of Mill City
snag is lighted that will burn for
L teen-agers have recently helped or afternoon, February 4th.
several days. One time the cutting
1 ganize a Teen Canteen.
crew above the old Kirsch mill built i
1 “get-together” was held at the Fire
1 a fire in a stump during a snow storm.
2 Hall last Saturday evening, January
I Two weeks later the weather had I
3 27 and will be continued every Satur
I reversed and fire season was declared.
3 day evening from 8 to 11 o’clock.
The stump, now buring furiously was
The teen-agers elected their officers
noted by the forest .service and ex
6 who will act as the governing body
of this organization. Thad Roberts
Mill City Tavern shuffleboard team
was elected president; Marlene Tickle, defeated the Detroit pucksters by a
Arthur Bassett had the misfortune
vice president; Sue Mikkelson, treas score of 205 to 194 in a game played to have his hand mashed last week
NEW 1951 WILLYS
urer, and Buddy Feeback was ap Tuesday, January 30th at Detroit. while working at the Mt. Jefferson
pointed assistant treasurer.
This was another of the battles that Lumber company. His hand will be
Pauline Mason and Roy Chase were has marked the competition between in a cast for about four months.
host and hostess at the first meeting rival squads.
and Marlene Tickle and Dick Downer
Mill City built up an early lead and
William Penn fostered freedom of
will fill these positions next Saturday although Detroit rallied in the latter
the press in Philadelphie
2 and 4 Wheel Drive
frames they could not over come the
charge of the refreshment comrtfittee, lead. Jack Enlow and Barbara Enlow
music, and recreation. A few par with 36 points were the leading pair
ents will be present at all of the for Mill City. They were closely
ELSNER MOTOR CO.
There will be a small
352 N. High
Salem, Ore. charge for refreshments in order to followed by el’te Catherwood and Cy
Flook with 35 points. Leading all
make these meetings self-supporting. pairs were Art Hansen and Harold
[Champion of Detroit with 39 points.
Others assisting Mill City Tavern
, in the win were: George Stewart, Bill
Obershaw, Cliff Waddle, Milt Erwin,
l.ita Bushnell, Velma Sturgis. Alice
Hoeye, Johnny Gilworth, Pete Peter
son, Ray Bushnell, Lou Clifton, and
In action for Detroit besides the top
pair were: Gale Fagan, F.stelen Hol-
bert, Ann Fagan, Bill McCully, Lee
Harrison, Frances Stolt, Ray McKei-
ver, Carl Ball, Irene Stout, Bill Writ,
Eric Nyberg, Freda Writ, and Audrey
Layman and “Charlie".
The return game will be played at
the Mill City Tavern Tuesday, Jan.
6th. This will be the Big Game of
the first half of play. For this im
portant game both teams will be at
■ their peak. Supporters of both teams
will be on hand to cheer their favor
ites. As cheer leader for Mill City
it is reported .George Stewart is the
Sublimity Saints Take Sublimity Hawks Hit
Mill City Hide 64-30 Mill City Rockets
Teen Canteen Formed
For Mill City Youth
Mill City Shuffleboard
Artists Down Detroit
MILL CITY MEAT MARKET
Sublimity Hawks Rally
Defeat Detroit, 57-46
After trailing for the first three
quarters, the Sublimity Hawks waxed
Gates high school basketball team hot and turned on a rally in the final
trounced Detroit 59 to 29 last Tues
the visiting De
day night in the Marion county B period to overcome
league on their home floor.
Friday evening they will go to
Salem for a session with the Oregon Sublimity (57)
School for the Deaf.
' Lulay (4)
Marlin Cole collected 34 points for Birkholz (6)
Nightingale (22) C
Pendergast (14) G
F (15) Overholtzer Stuckart 4; Detroit, Halford 8, Tabor
(2) W’oodward 2, Ord 4, Brown 8.
(2) Palmer 2, Haun 2; Detroit, Wallace 4, 8.
Scoring subs: Gates, Cline 6, Zeibert Thomas 2.
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Never a Dull Moment!
“At the Bottom of the Hill”
MILL CITY TAVERN
ORDER YOUR TENTS NOW BEFORE THE
GOVERNMENT FREEZES ALL
9x9 I MBRELLA, 5.91-oz. 0.1). Materproof
9x9 L MBRELLA, 7.20-oz. Army Duck with 8-oz. floor
8x11) WALL TENT, 10-oz. waterproof
10x12 WALL TENT, 10-oz. waterproof
ALL ABOVE TENTS ARE MADE OF NEW
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Mill City, Ore.
Quality Meats & Groceries
For winter driving
Tread your present tires with
Lions Club Holds
Monday night. January 29th was
I guest night at the Santiam Lion’s
club. Members present were D. J.
Ferguson, Lowell Stiffler, Geo. Steffy,
j Ed Goschie, Robert Veness, Jack Col
burn, Shields Remine, Bob Wingo,
Roger Nelson, Frank Hunter, Lee
Ross. Carl Kelly, Geo. Veteto, and two
new members W. N. Obershaw and
L. G. Hathaway.
Guests attending were Homer
Thacker, Jack Ijtcy, Fred Duffy. Bud
Mattson. Floyd Jones, Charles Kelly,
and Don Peterson.
Next meeting will be February 5th,
and has been designated as visitation
night for the Silverton Lions club.
All members are urged to be present
to greet the Silverton delegation.
EVERETT RIDDELL. MONT..
DIES SI DDENIA HERE
Everett Riddell of Laurel, Mont.,
died suddenly in Mill City following
a heart attack Thursday. Mr. Rid
dell was visiting his daughter and
son-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Har
mon in Mill City.
Mr. and Mrs. Harmon left Thurs
day to accompany the body back to
Laurel where final ntt'> will be held
Hu i Id i ng
Eliminates the need of chains on
snow or icy highways
Knotty Pine Paneling
Pioneer Flintkote Roofing
With Sawdust Tread s available in
your size "-change while you wait.
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KVMEl I KFI.I.V, Manager
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