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The MILL CITY ENTERPRISE
MILL CITY. OREGON
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SANTIAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL.
MILL CITY STREET IMPROVEMENT.
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ELIMINATION OF BANFIELD’S NIGHTMARE.
MILL CITY AREA SEWAGE DISPOSAL SYSTEM.
IMPROVE HIWAY 222 .BETWEEN MILL CITY AND LYONS.
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DETROIT. GATES, AND MILL CITY’ UNION HIGH SCHOOL.
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June 7. 1951
2—THE MILL CITY ENTERPRISE
“THE PAPER THAT HAS NO ENEMIES HAS NO FRIENDS.
THE COMMERCIAL BOOK STORE
"Flying Saucer Street
The bitter, yet, prayerful note struck by the letter "To the Editor' which
appears on today’s editorial page crys out for some explanation and thought.
| the skin over the tips of the
Answer to Question No. 1:
There does exist confusion about “Cedar Street" which is located on
1. Both the Chinese and the nerves and may cover a con
the south side of the Mill City fire hall and in front of the Mill City city
Italians claim the honor of hav siderable area of skin. Medical
hall, Epps, Marttala, and Corbin houses.
ing invented eye glasses. How treatment can reduce the itch
Though once there was a dedicated and platted area named Cedar Street,
ever, it was during the Middle ing and pain and shorten the
no graded and maintained street was present. This "paper street was
Ages that Europeans hit upon duration of illness.
vacated by Linn County officials when Mill City requested it. The present
the idea of putting lenses in Answer to Question No. 3:
frames and perching them be
city hall, as we see it today, was then built on a part of the “closed" street.
3. More patients seek medical
fore the eyes. The modern ap help because of headaches than
The remaining land of the “closed" street quickly became an actual route
plication of this old idea has i for any other single reason.
for car traffic in both directions. This is how things look now from our
saved many eyes, and has pro Causes
range from eye trouble
vided many more with better to brain tumors. Treatment
ranges from eyeglasses to surg
The Mill City city father», it seems, brought about the closing of Cedar
ery. In the case of persistent
Answer to Question No. 2:
Street as a way of getting enough land in the center of Mill City for a city
2. Herpes zoster, or shingles.1 headaches, see your doctor. He
hall and jail. Usually one-half a vacated street becomes the land of those
is a painful disease affecting old has at his command modern sci
owning land alongside it when vacated.
and young. It is in all prob entific methods for diagnosis
Assuming thia condition held good for Cedar Street at that time, the
ability a virus infection, extend- ( and treatment.
ing to the sensitive nerve ends (Copyright 1951 by Health Informa
school board and clerk of school district 129-J, apparently on their own,
of the skin. The sores appear on tion Foundation)
sanctioned a gift of the district’s interest to Mill City,
terian church officials of Mill City did likewise with th
in this vacated street.
new Buick and was badly damaged but
left under its own steam.” “No, I
Recently during one session of the Mill City city council it voted a
! don’t know the make of the other
barricade and a light for the barricade for “Cedar Street”.
By REBA D. SNYDER
car, but it was just a Jalopy.” “Dri
was up, the council backed out on putting up the barricade, In place of a
ver of the Jalopy said he didn’t even
barricade suggestions for proper signs were asked.
said and heard others say, “If I see the Buick.” “Yes, the Buick was
Instead of the name “Cedar Street”, we suggest the name "Flying only had a day alone to do a^ I | traveling miles an hour.” “No, it
Saucer Street"—it’s there, but it isn’t!
wished, I’d do thus and so." That didn’t hurt the Jalopy much, just
day came to me today (Saturday), knocked the bumper off in the hi-way,
my eldest spending the weekend in wasn’t any good, anyway.” “Yes,
Sweet Home and the “other half” I think it was about 7 or 7:30 cause
the two younger took off about it was while I was feeding the baby,”
The good-natured crow of the I nited States brand of politics has been
a.m. for Salem and the Scout "No, I don’t know' the Buick owners
cut to ribbons by the murderous machine-gunning of a strange group of
Citcus, so I knew I’d have a nice name, just driving through I think,
long day to do as and what I pleased, but one of the women passengers was
Congressmen, big business, and certain “news" sources work side by when and if I pleased, as it would be sure mad.” “No, I don’t know where
side in killing the confidence of good citizens in their government.
in the wee hours of Sunday morn- the patrolman is and I don’t think he
saw it anyway.” And so on and
Huge meat packers blast away at the soft body of the administration's before they returned.
so on and I was getting no place
price control program. Congressmen, who should know better, rip open
Returning to the house after their , fast. Finally gave it up as a bad
high government secrets and future defense plans during the so-called departure, I thought, "Well, I really
MacArthur hearings. Fulton Lewis, Jr., posing as a "news analyst" shows ought to make a batch of cookies, the j job and came home.
My brother and family having just
an uncanny knowledge of as yet un asked atomic bomb-linked questions Kid hasn't any sweets for his lunches
returned from a three weeks vacation,
later put to Secretary of State Dean Acheson.
next week.” So a batch of cookies I spent a pleasant hour or hour and a
went into the oven, Taking a peek half with them and of course in the
Secretary Acheson was placed in an unfavorable position by the atom into the Kelvinator I knew that for between time I had eaten my lunch
bomb-linked question and if the question were answered properly it might two meals I would do no cooking, a 1 with my favorite comic book, Dick
well open the flood gates holding back our atomic bomb know-how.
task I heartily dislike, but the break I Tracy.
The Truman administration must not allow the MacArthur hearing to fast dishes had to be washed and
Yes, there was a couple errands
become the fountain from which the Reds may at their leisure drink their fill three beds must be made. Then that I'd promised to do so guess I better
of the atomic bomb know-how that we now have, even if it means the white wash should be done, «nd get them off my mind. Yes, I had
that book work has to be taken care planned to go to the movie but before
crucifixion of the Truman administration and the Democratic party.
of. The second adding didn’t come I knew it, it was past time for the
out the same as the first, so up to the first show and the lawn needed to be
store and the adding machine, only watered anyway, so guess I’ll just
to find that the first addition was do it and go to bed.
Editorial from THE DAYTON (O.) could not have occurred had the ver
While at the store, I heard of an
NEWS. (May 20.)
dict depended on the evidence. It
With that strange doctrine, for happened that the Communists, look accident which occurred on our main
America, of “guilt by association” ing for propaganda material, made street the evening before and being
a conscientious correspondent, decided To the Editor;
we are fairly familiar now. You a hullabaloo about his case, alleging
May I venture to affirm the truth.
were seen on the same street with a persecution. If the Communists said to investigate. The answers I re
ceived to questions asked went some
murderer, therefore you are a mur he was innocent, then he must be thing like this. “No, I didn’t see it, Closing streets in the heart of the city
derer. Or maybe it was only a com guilty, said the Mississippians. So just heard the crash,” “No, I don’t is far from our idea, as condemned.
It is very enteresting to watch these
munist you passed on the highway. guilt by association has resulted in
know anyone who did, but the street loving civilized characters take ad
a capital punishment.
That makes you a Communist.
was filled with people shortly after.” vantage regardless to rights. Visit
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Suspicion by association we have
“Yes, I believe the one car was a the City hall and study the city map.
Now comes, as if guilt by associa
long had with us. “A man Is known
Cedar street between 2nd and 3rd
by the company he keeps." Associ
street is a closed street.
ation may provide a clue; but in
Your school board members and
Whoever, therefore, opposes an all-
American law it has had no weight call guilt by deadly parallel.
as proof. It is in politics guilt by
We might put it in the extreme* out attack on China by ourselves, is the Presbyterian church members gave
association counts heavily. There it thus: Communist Josef Stalin in Mos a friend of Stalin, a Communist. your street away. I presume this
has threatened to take the place of cow drinks coffee for breakfast. Any Gen. MacArthur is by this test a was done with the public’s vote.
facts, to serve as a substitute for American caught drinking coffee for good American but Gen. Marshall is Why the half street was opened for
two way traffic is beyond my know
thought. But is it now only in poli breakfast is therefore a follower of a Communist.
ledge, however, it proved to be too
Stalin, a Communist.
The most recent example of this goes about as far as men cango with dangerous, therefore the mayor and
The St. Louis Star-Times say. but
for it, the execution of Willie McGee parallelism has been like this: Stalin out some use of brains. Already it councilmen did the best they could
goes about as far as men can go with- with this mess.
In all fairness do you honestly
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think we should endanger the childrens
Those who wish to tie up all our lives in this neighborhood? What if
strength in China, for instance, are we planted a lawn on the city street?
found to be making Stalin and the That’s what happened just beyond the
Communists a free gift of all Europe. closed street area.
By that fact, employing the deadly
To us all comes a day when things
parallel. Gen. MacArthur and Sens. fail the soul. For our childrens sake,
Taft and McCarthy and all those let’s plan a better place for them and
¡linked with them are helpers of Stalin; teach them not to think they must live
I they are Communists.
by money, organization and pleasure
Isn't it high time now to quit the alone. Righteousness is not a condi
guilt-by-association and the guilt-by- tion of faith, it is the reward of faith.
parallel nonsense and revert to the
I use of our brains again.
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