The Mill City enterprise. (Mill City, Or.) 1949-1998, April 12, 1951, Image 1

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    Third Airshow
Slated July 15
T he MILL CITY
Serving:
Mil l. CITY
DETROIT
ELKHORN
GATES
IDANII \
LYONS
MEH \M \
MONGO! 1»
The Third Annual Davis Airport
airshow is shaping up rapidly and the
cate set for July 15, reports Byron
Davis.
“Swede” Ross is flying in for a
conference with Davis on the coming
airshow. Davis expects that “Swede”
ON THE SCENIC NORTH SANTIAM HK.HW %Y — GATEWAY TO THE HEART OE NATURE'S EMPIRE
will wing in sometime Sunday. Ros3
operates one of the finest airshows
ever put together and has thrilled
Dt TUOI r DAM t- POWII HO I SI
Mil l CITY, OREGON. THURSDAY, \PRIL 12, 1851
$2.50 a Year. ] ()(.
and delighted audiences for many
years.
In connection with the airshow’, of
course, there is planned one of the
regular breakfast hops wherein pilots
and airmen from many areas all over
the state bring down their aircraft
for a session.
Sportsmen pilots, as those who
take part in the breakfast hops call
themselves, will embark upon their
first breakfast hop of the year when
they bring ’em down on the Scappoose
airport this Sunday. An interesting
side-light on this occasion in-so-far
as Mill City is concerned is the fact
The North Santiam Sportsman's duh marks the much awaited opening
’hat the operator of the Scappoose
Saturday
of the Oregon fishing season by the starting of a Trout Derby
airport is Ted Galbraith, who former­
Saturday, April 14, according to 1951 Trout Derby committeemen Claude
ly was associated with Byron Davis
Phillips and Lee Horner.
in the operation of Davis airport.
Appropriate prizes for the longest trout already are picked out and on
Davis airport now has the policy
display in various Canyon business
of awarding a free ride to a lucky
houses. First prize totals in value
ticket holder each Sunday at the air­
$48.50 and consists of merchandise
port. Joe Stodola, Jr. won the free
made up of a Black Glass Fly rod,
plane ride last Sunday. Junie Cox,
automaitc reel, a basket and 50 yards
a young student in the Mill City grade
of line. This array of fishing equip­
school took her first ride in an air­
ment awaiting the lucky fisherman
plane Sunday.
Gates
—
An
industrial
survey
for
can
be seen at Camps Tackle Co. in
Jean Schmidt may be the first
Mill City, Gates and other North Stayton.
woman student this year at the Davis
Santiam Canyon areas will be under­
Prizes for Lucky Catches
airport.
She is almost convinced
taken immediately, according to
after her plane ride Sunday.
The
second longest trout caught
_
Mayor Albert Toman, Sr. of Mill City '
An altitude guessing contest will
Detroit Dam means 1.400.000 yards of concrete. This amount of concrete is needed for the task of providing
during the term of the Trout Derby
and
Mayor
Albert
Millsap
of
Gates,
be on the program for next Sunday. a structure capable of providing flood control measures on the North Santiam River, The giant task of placing
who have just completed arrange- i brings to this lucky fisherman the
The person who guesses the closest
properly the tremendous amount of concrete falls upon Consolidated Builders Inc. They employ a unique
ments for the survey. A citizens i following: A South Bend glass sal­
to the altitude which a plane is flown
cable-ways set up for conveying a “bucket", capacity 8 yards of concrete, which must travel back and forth and committee will represent Lyons in mon rod with 400 yards of line, and
over the field will be given a free
a Penn reel which are valued at
up and down until the 1,400,000 yards of concrete have been placed. This “bucket” can be seen being lowered
the survey.
ride, Byron Davis promises.
$27.50.
near the men grouped together atop one of the huge sections. Some 850 men are now employed in construction
“Civic Service,” well known survey - | Third place in
Wally Towers was commuting from
work upon the dam. Work is proceeding on schedule on a three-shift basis each 24 hours. The Detroit Dam
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fisherman's 9 luck
and development consultants, i wtll qUaiifjes this person for taking home
Salem to the Mill City airport Sun­ power plant, when placed in operation, is slated for production of 100.000 kilowatts. Completion of the Detroit
supervise and conduct the project. a $10 merchandise certificate redeem­
day. He flew here once on instru­ Dam is expected in 1953.
(Photo Courtesy of Capital Journal)
Mr. John F. Durr, president of "Civic able at Golliet’s store in Mehama.
ments (blind flying) and once on a
Service,” will personally supervise
passenger hop.
Rules of the contest are: contest
by procuration of M.S.P. Co. the sur­ starts April 14 and ends at 12 noon
Del Brown started his flight lessons
vey under Mayor Toman’s and Mayor 'July 16; entries must be fresh water
on picking an airpane off the ground.
Millsap’s direction. Mr. Durr was the trout species taken in Oregon in ac­
From a highline operator to pilot will
By F. W. RUGH
speaker at the large industrial com­ cordance with angling laws anil regu­
not take long, flight instructor Ralph
mittee meeting held at Mill City dur­ lations of the Oregon State Game
We of the Mill City PTA feel there
Nibler stated.
Also bitten by the
ing
September of last year.
'
is
a
real
treat
in
store
for
you
when
The
Mill
City
PTA
elected
officers
flight bug is Hugh Matheny, who
Commission; trout entered in accord-
The industrial survey will produce ' ance with the rules are judged for
starts again pilot training after a ■ we bring “Great Expectations” to
The Detroit Women’s civic club met during their regular meeting in the
; the local screen on Thursday, April in the home economics room of Detroit high school auditorium Wednesday.
facts towards establishing an active length by measuring; entries must be
six-year lapse.
for
maintenance
and 1 presented in fresh condition with
Lee Owens and daughter, Jeanne, 19. This authentic British adaptation high school on Wednesday evening,
Mrs. Jim O'Leary takes over the program
flew to Sweet Home Sunday from of Charles Dicken’s great novel won April 4.
reins of the PTA from Mrs. Kenneth further development of new industries ' heads attached; no contestant is al­
Davis airport. This flight to Sweet universal critics acclaim when it was
The meeting was called to order by , Crosier, the retiring president. Chas. already located here, and attracting lowed more than one prize; and con-
Home was Jeanne’s first airplane first released to selected theaters in the president, Ruth Skidmore. The Kelly
and Charles
Harmon —
respec-
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•— new industries the growing North i testants must be North Santiam
this country a couple of seasons ago. treasurer, Margaret Rasnick, reported , tivel
ride.
Y arejirst and second vice presi- Santiam Canyon area can readily Sportsman's club members, and offi­
The next breakfast hop of the It won the Parents’ Magazine Medal $25.76 in the treasury.
dents.
J *" Miss ‘ Golda Henry was elected support. Facilities vital to our nat­ cially entered in the contest before
Sportsmen Pilots after the Scappoose as the best family film of the month.
secretary and Mrs. Hattie Fencl as­ ional defense mobilization will be catching their entry.
Mrs.
Ray
Johnson
reported
that
'aunt is slated at La Grande on
Quoting from an official press re- the black-out curtains for the grade sumes the responsibilities of PTA stressed.
Measuring-ln Stations
A caucus in regard to the survey
May 20.
ilease' “The picture, which has action, school gymnasium had been completed treasurer.
Measuring-in
tatnc% for *he 1951
'suspense and a powerful love story at a cost of $36.00. Money for the
Dr. Miller, Salem psychiatrist, gave was held in Gates, Friday afternoon, Trout Derby arer Meander Inn at Mill
with a backdrop of mystery, concerns curtains is being raised by a benefit an interesting talk and showed the April 6, at the home of Mayor Albert City, Golliet’s store in Mehama; and
I itself with a poor English boy, who movie, "Sunset Boulevard”, at the film “The Feeling of Hostility”. Millsap with the following attending, Camp’s Tackle Co. in Stayton. The
befriends an escaped convict, and in Vickers’ theatre on Tuesday evening, County Health Nurse Davis intro­ A. T. Peterson, director of public judges, whose decisions shall be final
turn is befriended by an eccentric rich April 10, Mrs. Cal Schlador, chairman duced Dr. Miller to his Mill City PTA relations, and Robert Stewart, execu­ are “Sparky” Ditter, Jerry Coffman,
tive of M. S. P. Co.; John F. Durr,
woman. The lady in question, who of the ways and means committee, audience.
Fred Camp, Chris Neitling, and
has confined herself to her mansion reported.
Fredrick Rugh recommended that president of Civic Service, and Mayor Claude Hastings. In case of a tie,
Albert
Toman
of
Mill
City
for
a
quarter-century
after
an
un
­
The April meeting of the Gates
the earlier entry wins.
The club decided it can not sponsor all who can should attend the PTA
P. T. A. was held at the high school, happy love story, is the foster aunt a junior girl at Girls’ State this year. sponsored film, "Great Expectations”,
Contestants should enter all pros­
of a young girl. Though both are
Thursday evening, April 5.
pective winners so that an accurate
Mrs. Louisa Crawford, Girl Scout and being shown April 19 in the Mill City
A short program was presented just in their teens, the lad falls in Brownie worker, made a plea that Theatre. The film is based upon the
record of the longest fish of the
preceding the business meeting at love with the girl, but the girl, who the club donate a tampship or part of famous and great writings of Charles
season can be compiled, Trout Derby
which Harold Wilson presided. Willa has learned to hate men from her fos­ i one to some girl who otherwise would Dickens.
' officials indicated. Cpntestants will
and Robert Loucks gave a vocal duet ter aunt, is mean and rude to him. be unable to attend Girl Scout camp
Mill City instructor Shunk reported
be held responsible for prompt and
An
unknown
benefactor
leaves
the
and Virginia Bilyeu twirled her baton,
to the PTA that there are 34 Cub
proper making of their entry.
this
summer.
Dolores
Poole,
daughter
of
Mr.
and
to the piano accompaniment of Mrs. «boy, now a young man, a great deal
Scouts and that they are having a
Membership in the North Santiam
The
Detroit
library
has
been
the
Albert Millsap, Don Miley, principal of money. He believes it was the
pack meeting April 30 in either the Mrs. James Poole of Mill City and Sportsman's club coats one dollar a
of the school, showed a film, “Stay in rich, strange woman, and proceeds chief concern of the civic club since auditorium or recreation room of the a Mill City high school junior will year for all persons who have passed
School”, a picture produced by the to establish himself as a gentleman there are few civic projects in the high school. Shunk urged all eligible take part in Oregon Girls State at ; their 18th birthday.
Those under
Discussion was held con­ children attend this meeting as well Willamette university, Salem, on June
U. S. Naval Department. Awards in London. Swift dramatic action | vicinity.
eighteen may enter the Trout Derby
18 to 24.
were made to the third and eighth follows, leading to a smash climactic cerning hours of library opening and as their parents.
for 25c.
Santiam Eagles Auxiliary of Mill
grades for the largest number of par­ ending that leaves the audience sitting the need of new books. A large share
“Most Parents Present” contest was
of
the
books
in
the
library
have
been
Must Obtain Entry Blanks
on the edges of their seats.
won by Miss Henry’s second grade City is sponsoring Miss Poole in the |
ents present.
donated either by persons in the com­
Following the program, election of
It is this picture that introduced munity or by interested groups. There class and by the high school senior state-wide program of educating girls , Entry blanks are obtainable from
class. Refreshments were served the of high school age in the responsi­ Lee Horner at Ward's Rendezvous,
officers for the coming year was Jean Simons, whom you will remem­
Claude Hastings at Hasting’* Barber
held. Mrs. Verner Evans was elect­ ber as Ophelia in “Hamlet”, and who are many good books on the shelves entire group after the business meet-' bilities of American citizenship.
I but there is a need for new books. ing broke up.
The 1951 Oregon Girls State will Shop and Claude Phillips at 611 E.
ed president; Cecil Haun, vice presi­ is now a top star.
The
final
decision
of
the
club
was
be limited to a select group of girls, Sth St. of Stayton or from the follow-
dent; Mrs. A. T. Barnhardt, re-elected
This writer had the privilege of
who will constitute a mythical state, ing authorized merchants: Camp'a
secretary and Mrs. Glenn Gordon, seeing this film when it was screened that the library committee, composed
of Mabel Parker, chairman; Opal
They assume the duties of citizens by Tackle Co. and Santiam Hardware
treasurer.
at a special engagement in Eugene,
electing their own officials, city, coun- and Implement company in Stayton;
Mrs. Evans, the new president, was and is looking forward to seeing it White and Mrs. Joe Wright, should
ty, state, also that of senators and Golliet’s Store and the Bargain House
elected delegate to the PTA con­ again. It is not only a true pictur- join the Book-of-the-Month Club at
representatives in accordance with in Mehama.
vention the latter part of April in ization of great literature, it is darn once; and that the committee should
decide about hours for the library.
Oregon state law. In their legisla-1 Judges shall make an accurate rec­
Seaside.
Twenty-five dollars was good entertainment.
Each
member
will
be
assigned
a
time
voted as expense money for her.
The Green Bar Trainoree for Cala- ture they introduce, argue and pass ord of each entry and prizes shall
Due to its special nature, all Gates —preferably by the month—to act as
Refreshments were served at the
pooya
and Marion Scout districts and bills, they conduct court sessions, set be awarded at the next regular meet­
li-
close of the meeting by the hostesses, and Mill City school children who librarian and thus save hiring a
its
Scouters,
Explorer advisors, Scout­ up their own city and county govern­ ing of the North Santiam Cportsman’s
Mrs. Edmund Davis, Mrs. Clarence wish to see it will be dismissed from brarian.
masters, assistant Scoutmasters and ment and pass and enforce city ordi­ club after the close of the Trout
|
their
classes
for
an
afternoon
show-
The women favored having the li- Greenbar leaders of units; plus Junior nances.
Derby.
Ball and Mrs. Ernest Wriglesworth. ing. Prices for the school matinee
brary remain open one evening each assistant Scoutmasters, senior patrol
The North Santiam Sportsman's
Oregon Girls* State is under the
25c for grade school children. Even­ week and one afternoon, Final de­
leaders, patrol leaders and assistant general sponsorship of the American club is dedicated to a program of
ing prices will be 60c and 35c.
cision for this was left, however, to patrol leaders, takes place at Upper Legion Auxiliary. Girls for Oregon game conservation and propagation
This will be the only money raising the library committee.
Girls State are selected on the basis and the principles basic to a respected
MONDAY—
Berlin near Lebanon on April 28-29.
The Salem civic players request a
Check in is Saturday, April 28, at of leadership, character, courage, sportsman.
American Legion Auxiliary 3d Mon. i activity of the PTA for the remainder
Scout instructions request scholarship, honesty, co-operativeness
Explorer Scouts Legion hall 7:30 p. i of this season. It is hoped that possible date for the presentation of 11 am.
I enough will be raised to purchase the play, "It's a long lane.” The those attending bring their own food and physical fitness. Some 200 girls
Lions club meeting.
needed by the local club will sponsor the Civic Players for four meals, cooking and eating will conclave at Willamette univer­ Fire Chief Fliers Tighens
A F A AM No. 180 stated meet­ I some equipment Our
“great expecta- again this year either in late April equipment, tents, sleeping bag or sity.
!
Youth
Canteen,
i Control Over Local Fires
ing third Monday.
is that you wjll be glad you didn't or early May.
blankets, extra clothing, uniform, first
O.E.S. meeting, 2d Monday month. miss ‘Great Expectation”.
Candidates for officers for the en­ aid kit, personal gear, camera, fish­
Weather conditions are such that
TUESDAY—
Mill City Fire Chief Arlo Tiwra
P. S.: We wish to thank Bob suing year were presented as fol­ ing equipment, flashlight, compass, Lyons Recruits Donors
Chamber of Commerce 2 & 4 neon Veness for arranging for such an out­ lows: Lillie Helwig, president; Alice hand axe, pocket knife, and Scout
today proclaimed that there will
luncheon.
Moore, vice president; Margaret Ras­ handbook.
be no more burning without proper
standing film for us.
In
Scio
Blood
Program
Lions Auxiliary 4th Tuesday
nick, treasurer, and Mildred Ray, sec­ At 3 p.m. Sunday, there is sched­
permit within the limits of his fire
Women’s club 8 p.m. 1st, 3rd Tues
Plans for a North Linn county protection district.
retary.
Ruth Skidmore called for uled the awarding ceremonies and
nominations from the floor. Lillian then the closing of the training period. bloodmobile visit, with the commu-
Mill City Fire Chief Tuers is
WEDNESDAY—
Fulton And Mikkelsen
nities of Scio, Lyons, IjiComb and carrying out the pronouncement of
Leach made a motion that the secre­
Santiam Eagles and auxiliary 8 p.m.
Crabtree participating, are nearing the governor of the state, who re­
tary cast a unanimous ballot for the
at Mill City fire hall.
completion this week, according to cently handed down the decision
names presented by the nominating
Santiam Rebekah 1<W5—1st and 3rd Excel in University
Linn county blood program officials. that fire danger warrants fire sea­
W’ed. at 8 p.m.
University of Oregon. Eugene-Two committee. The Leach motion was
Watch
It
Growl
approved,
and
the
unanimous
ballot
The blood center will be set up in son closure one month earlier than
Altar Society meets 3rd Wed.
i of the 282 students at the University
the Scio high school gym; the operat­ usual.
Mill City PTA meets 2nd Wed
1 of Oregon who were on the honor cast.
FIFED LIGHTING FINANCE
The business meeting being ad­
The Mill City area particularly
ing hours 1:45 p.m. to 6 p.m. Lyons
REPORT—GOAL $3.20«
¡roll for winter term are from Mill journed,
THURSDAY—
Mrs. Lillie Helwig, program
chairman who will handle the recruit­ affected by the fire season -losare
Theta Rho Club for Girls, meets 1st City.
390 00 made last year,
chairman, announced Charlene Hanan,
ment for that community are: PTA, is that area embraced by a line
Earning a 3.5 grade average or English instructor in the high school,
and 3rd Thursdays
910.00 sale of metal,
Katie Skillings; Rebekahs, Mildred drawn below Frank's mill towards
J
higher,
which
represents
halfway
Gates PTA 1st Thursday 8 p.m.
903 55 ticket sales.
who presented a group of high school
Carr; Garden club, Mrs. Gertrude and around the Mill City city limits.
American Legion 2d and 4th Thurs. I between A and B average in all graded students from the play east, "Bolts
100.00 gift of Lions club,
For several days the humidity
Weidman; Extension group, Mabel
courses, were: Naomi Fulton, daugh­ and Nuts”.
25.00 gift of Eagles,
Garden club fourth Thursday
Downing; Grange, Leora Stevens; has hovered around 25% and num­
♦
ter
of
Mr.
and
Mrs
M.
L.
Fulton;
250.00 gift of CBI.
Firemen Auxiliary meets 3d Thurs.
The girls’ glee club sang two num­
WSCS, Alta Bodeker and Altar So­ erous grass fires have plagued the
' and William Mikkelsen, son of Mr. and bers, "By the Bend of the River,” and
100.00 gift of Mill City C.of C. ciety, Gertrude Jungwirth.
ERID \Y—
fire department with annoying reg­
Mrs. O. M Mikkelsen.
1.00 private gift
"Smilin’ Through.”
Chairman for the mill groups have ularity.
LOOP meeting.
Miss Fulton is a senior major in
Mrs. David Loughran of Mongold
Burning permits must be obtained
not been appointed. A quota of 200
Mill City IWA meeting last Friday
$2,87» 55 Total NOW
pinta of blood has been set for the from Mill City Fire Chief Arlo
Farmers Union meeting at Mehama education and Mikkelsen is a sopho­ gave a very interesting book review
(Continued on Page 8)
visit.
Tuers before burning ran be lawful.
more major in pre-medicine.
Woman’s club, 2nd and 4th.
ENTERPRISE
1951 Trout Derby Marks
Season’s Opener April 14
North Santiam Sportsman's Club
Sponsors Anglers' Trout Contest
John Durr Conducts
Industrial Survey
P.T.A. Patter Detroit Women
0’ieaiy Heads
P.
Man Library
Gates PT A Sees
Stay in School”
Dolores Poole Will
Attend Girls State
Lebanon Sees Mass
Scout Training
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