The Mill City enterprise. (Mill City, Or.) 1949-1998, March 08, 1951, Page 8, Image 8

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    it being next to impossible for the 4—THE MILL CITY ENTERPRISE
school busses to turn around at the
end of the lines in the deep snow.
CIVIL DEFENSE
School was discontinued for Tuesday
By MRS. OPAL WHITE
but it is expected that it will resume
The heaviest snow fall of the year on Wednesday as roads will most
is now falling on Detroit. The flur- ]j|te|y be cleared sufficiently.
riea, or a inch or so every night,, Mr». Orin Perkins, teacher of the
began during ^th«- last part of Feb-
and second grade room at the
ruary U but
|R.lrolt j schools was absent from
“‘ really began
~~~ * in
“ earnest * on _____
By Walter A. Shead
Saturday morning when the sparse ! school on Monday of this week due
half inch of the morning continued ¡to illness.
(Thii it th» firtl of fit» articlet on civil dtfem».)
to grow from a half inch to 24 inches
Mr. and Mr». John Cannon and
R TALL, LEAN, SQUARE-JAWED, broad-shouldered man sits
by Tuesday morning.
The actual daughter, Carolyn, spent the weekend
** in a temporary office in one of the many converted govern­
snow fall during that time was some in Salem. Mr. Cannon is with the
ment buildings, a short two blocks from the White House. His
33 inches but the measurement on the 162d Infantry divisison, Co. B. There
name is destined to become well known to millions of Americans.
level is 24 inches because of melting. [ will be six weekends of drills and Mr.
He is Millard F. Caldwell, former governor of Florida, who
The snow fall from Monday morning Cannon will also attend the military
has been handed the tremendous responsibility of the nation’s
to Tuesday morning was 16 inches school which will be held in Albany
civil defense and who will head up
and has a moisture content of 1.16 on March 17 and 18.
a volunteer army of civilian and crops and animals. But every
inches. It has snowed almost con­
Americans which will total some citizen must be as well educated in
Stanley Whipple, coach at Detroit
stantly since Staurday morning, some­ high school and instructor and ad­
20.000,000 men and women in every these defenses, as acutely aware
state of the union.
times coming down heavily and at visor for the ski club left on Satur­
of the danger, and as alertly con­
His immediate job is to weld to­ scious of just what action to take
other times just a very few feathery day morning about 9:30 with Miss
gether a small force of approxi­ as he is of any chore of his daily
flakes.
Jean MacDonald and four members
mately 3,000 paid employees, ap­ life; for it is possible we shall be
The Detroit schools were running of the ski club for Hoodoo lodge where
proximately 1,000 of whom will be living with these dangers for many
more or less smoothly on Monday in they planned to do some skiing and
administrative workers here in years to come if we live at all.
spite of the stormy weather and snow. return on Sunday afternoon. When
Washington, the rest field officers
So the job of the civilian defense
Although snow was much deeper last they prepared to leave on Sunday the
in various states and strategic administration Is to educate the
year than at present time, it did not boys had to dig the car out. When
areas.
,
people, to organize defenses, to
come so suddenly nor tie things up so they had gone a short distance they
At the same time, he must start set up this volunteer army, to
much as this present snow has done. learned that a car had run into the
from scratch to train these people
that state legislatures pass
Mrs. Mildred Ray and Mrs. Bob Steele rotary snow plow and about 50 cars
who will in turn train his 20-million- see
such enabling legislation and ap­
both t< achers in the grade school, were being held. They returned to
man army in an entirely new field propriations
as are necessary,
who live in the new Idanha section the ski lodge where they waited until
of civilian defense warfare—a type
and
to
train
men
and women in
were unable to get to school untd Monday morning to start home. They
warfare new to civilization in which scores of facets incidental
to a
the road had been plowed out in their returned home on Monday evening j
the mode of defense is largely
over pioneer and untrod paths, and catastrophe such as certainly will
neighborhood. All other grade school about four-thirty. Students who ac­
in which men, women and children, happen if a bomb is dropped in
teachers were on hand for school Mon­ companied Mr. Whipple were Frankie
untrained, without knowledge of their midst.
day morning. There were 114 chil­ Payne, Colen Hopson, Raymond Wal­
possible
defense—may be helpless­ These include, not only protec­
dren present out of an enrollment of lace, Bob Layman, and Donna Ellings-
tion against the bomb itself to min­
ly slaughtered by the thousands.
190.
ton.
Governor Caldwell must come up imize loss of life and Injury, but
The high school had twelve students
with the answers to these questions: efficient first aid, fire fighting,
Not always right in all men's eyes,
absent and one teacher, Mr. Stanley
What can I do to protect myself evacuation, health faculties, water
Whipple. Schools were dismissed at but faithful to the light within.—
and my neighbors if an atomic supply, medical attention, food sup­
two o'clock because of road conditions, | Oliver Wendell Holmes,
Holmes.
bomb is dropped in or near my plies, social services, warning sig­
home? What about a hydrogen nals, and an efficient organization
bomb? What protection do I have in for any contingency, which spreads
case a bacteriological bomb or bal­ from the cities into the small towns
loon is loosed In my community? and rural sections of every area in
What defense is there against ra­ the nation.
L. If Your Toaster and Coffee Maker Take forever to Heat Up ...
The help of every organization
diological warfare? Or the dropping
of Insect pests or plant disease to in the nation and of every individ­
ual will be enlisted not only to join
destroy crops and animals?
Governor Caldwell believes that in the civil defense, but to help
it is entirely within the realm of make the masses of the people
possibility that the American peo­ bomb-conscious, to prevent fear
ple face one or all of these terrible and hysteria so that a major catas­
methods of modern warfare if the trophe may be averted.
The government has been for
nation should get Into a full-scale
war with Russia. The extent would months making detailed studies of
depend only upon the enemy's abil­ the bombing of European cities in
ity to pierce our air defenses, our World War II. of the effects of the
sea defenses and just how far the atomic bombs at Nagasaki and
Russian's were determined to go. Hiroshima. They have worked out
So a well-trained civilian army pattern and effects and defenses.
Is as essential to the nation's de­ The public health service and the
fense as a well-trained and American Red Cross have worked
equipped military force; is just as out detailed plans for health pro­
essential, and possibly more so in tection. The bureau of animal hus­
DO install at least two 20-am
DON'T biome the appliance or
saving the lives of American civ- bandry and the bureau of plant in­
your dealer. Chances
pere appliance circuits to
Ilians and, without civilian all-out dustry of the department of agri­
ore your wiring it overloaded.
servo cooking appliances in the
production our military cannot culture have a plan of action for
Overloading can cause at much
kitchen and in the dining room.
defense against release of gases,
move.
at 10% voltage drop on a circuit.
When there are enough circuits
pests
and plant disease aimed at
atomic
Thera
art
defenses
to
When this happens, a toaster will
of large enough wire your elec
bombs, to attacks against health animal and crop destruction.
take 31 JN more time to heat up
trical equipment will operate effi­
Or Someone You Know?
DETROIT
Volunteer Army of Civilians
Will Guard Us From Disaster
( electrical tips
and a coffee maker will fake 22 S*n
more time than when the wiring
Is adequate.
for the home
I
ciently ond economically You will
also bo assured of bettor cooking
results.
in the low*price field!
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So by ten he was pooped
There was a young character Jerry
He had mid-morning droops
Who skimpy-breakfasted in too
much hurry
And the future for Jerry was dreary
au/z
But that was before Jerry met Mary
Over stacks of wheat cakes
Now, on breakfast he'll tarry
In tag —1 N syrup lakes
The promotions came fast for young Jerry
DETROIT CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.
Preaching at 11 a.m. by Leland
L.D.S. OF JESUS CHRIST CHURCH
Keithly, minister.
Detroit
Youth meeting 6:30 each Sunday
Sunday school each Sunday 10 a m evening.
in high school building, Detroit.
Priesthood meeting 11 a.m.
GATES COMMUNITY CHI RUH
Zealand Fryer, Presiding
OF CHRIST
• • •
Sunday school at 10 a.m.
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN (Hl’RCH
Morning worship 11 a.m.
Morning worship 11 a m.
Christian Endeavor 8:30 p.m.
Music by choir.
Evening worship 7:30 p.m.
Dr. David J. Ferguson. Preaching
Walter Smith. Pastor
Young People at 6:30 p.m., Miss
• • •
Alice Smith, leader.
• • •
IDANHA COMMUNITY CHURCH
ST. CATHERINE CATHOLIC
Sunday school 10 a.m.
CHURCH, MILL CITY
Morning service 11 a.m.
Mass at 9 a.m. every Sunday.
Evening service 7:30 p.m.
Confessions heard before Mass.
Thursday prayer meeting 7:30 p.m.
Services every Wednesday at 7:30
Student Pastor, Rodney Toews
p.m. during Lent.
Altar Society 3d Wednesday 8 p.m.
Father Carl Mai, Pastor
Church Activities
FREE METHODIST CHURCH
North MID City
Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.
Morning worship 11 a.tx
Junior church 11:00 a.m.
Evening service 7:30 pzn.
Wednesday prayer meeting 7:30 p
Phone 1906 Rev. L. C. Gould. Pastor
COMMUNITY CHURCH
Full Gospel Preaching
Sunday school 10 a.m.
Morning worship 11 a.m.
Evangelistic service 8 p.m.
I
Prayer meeting Tues, at 1:30 p.m. I
Preaching services Wednesday and
Friday 8 p.m.
Rev. Wayne W. Watkins, Pastor
• • •
FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Services every Lord's day
Sunday school 9:45 p.m.
Morning worship 11 a.m.
Young People's meeting 6:30 p m.
Evening worship 7:30 pjn.
Tuesday, 7 p m. Jr. Teen Fellowship
Wed., 7:30 pm. Bible study hour.
Thursday, 7 p.m. Young People.
Mr. Hugh Jul!. Pastor
• • •
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE
IOOP Hal!
Sunday 11 am.
Wednesday meeting 4th Wed. 8 p m
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Mill City
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—responsible to yoo, and
to ycrar physician. la all
serioosness we accept
this responsibility for
safeguarding yoor health
and welfare. When you
bring a prescription here
it will be promptly and
expertly compounded
and the prie» will be fair.
ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURC H
Sunday School 10 a m
Mornir.g Worship 11 a_m.
Your.g people’s service at 6:30 p.m.
Evenirg Service 7:30 p.m.
Prayer meet.r.g gr.d Eble stody
Vi pm.
Thorsdav at 7 30
Rev W. D. Tirr.b^IL Pastor
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