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The MILL CITY ENTERPRISE
MILL CITY. OREGON
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November 8. 1951
2—THE MILL CITY ENTERPRISE
COMMUNITY AIMS THRU CO-OPERATION
1. SANTIAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL.
2. MILL CITY STREET IMPROVEMENT.
S. LOCAL YOUTH RECREATION CENTER
4. MILL CITY DIAL TELEPHONE SYSTEM
5. MILL CITY PARK PUBLIC SWIMMING POOL.
6. ELIMINATION OF BANFIELD’S NIGHTMARE.
T. MILL CITY AREA SEWAGE DISPOSAL SYSTEM.
8. IMPROVE HIWAY 222 BETWEEN MILL CITY AND LYONS.
9. OBTAIN CANYON YEAR ’ROUND PAYROLL INDUSTRIES
10. DETROIT, GATES. AND MILL CITY UNION HIGH SCHOOL.
PI'LL UP YOUR SOCKS, GENF.R \I. didn’t want a desk job in Plans: “It
The power and the glory were gone, seemed down in Washington that
evaporated into a thin haze of mem . ' everyone was forgetting there had
...c...... A. -™....1
Goodwin !>een a war • • • th® truth was, combat
It does not take much driving in rainy weather on the North Santiam ory,
returned "to"the United Stat«» from officer» were selling for about a dime
highway between Mill City and Gates before one discovers that that highway
He sized up the a d°zen> and you could not see the
is dangerously slick. We are not the first who have entered such a complaint. occupied Germany,
desks for battle ribbons.”
After coaxing motorists into driving the North Santiam route, we want situation like this:
Definitely a fish out of water in
safe passage for them. Even though the route from Mill City to Gates is
peacetime, postwar America, Goodwin
relatively straight, the highway’s surface is plenty greasy.
was soon hooked by glamorour, pre-
We hope the state highway commission can remedy this trouble. We What's going to happen to people I datory Dottie Peale. Plans wouldn’t
think it can. If it doesn’t then the least it can do is put up adequate warning like me? Sometimes I think of all j stand for it. Neither would his wife,
signs. We realize Rome wasn't built in a day, but serious automobile the casualties and dollars it cost to who held the service more important
turn me into what I am. Maybe
accidents aren't funny either.
than Mel or she. But Goodwin
That portion of the canyon route from Detroit dam to Mill City has I was useful once, but what's the couldn’t stand Plans, either. Either
been a constant maintenance headache. Much trouble stems from the fact point of it now, when I'm not really he wanted to command troops, or he
that the wrong materials were used in building the foundation for the wanted anymore? Oh yes. I’ll get would resign, get into mufti, marry
something. Maybe f'l) even be a
I Dottie and take a train for Carmel.
The state highway department is insisting that drivers do things in a permanent colonel, pushing or haul I But Sidney Skelton, the general’s they are fighting for. This is hardly boundary of UN aims in Korea, more
safe and sane manner. We think it is time the state practised what it ing on something. But maybe—I civilian friend and Marquand’s pro- surprising in view of the statements important than any Yalu River,
don't mean to bellyache—but maybe
I ought to be pushing daisies along | tagonist, pointed out, “How would by some political leaders at home that Here is the victory for which there is
the Rhine along with a lot of the old I you look carrying the bags?” That the war is useless, meaningless, no substitute—not the goal of uncon-
I ditional surrender that spells global
I hit home. Army officers must never: phony, and hopeless.
Silver Ix'af crowd.”
carry umbrellas, push baby carriages,
It is none of these things, and every war, but the goal of collective security
Mr. W. Churchill has got himself a job. He and his friends have been
Old soldiers never die, never die, or carry bundles. Besides, Dottie had American soldier as well as every that spells global law.—From
insisting that the Labor government in England were "doing it all wrong”.
never die; they only fade away.
already decided the general was too American civilian should know it. The Christian Science Monitor
Churchill did not win the so-called "popular vote". He got a bare majority
¡“damned honest,” and anyway she The aim of this war is not to gain
in the Parliament. Now Churchill is in Clement Attlee’s shoes. Labor had tagon had in mind for Mel Goodwin, a didn
’t want a general ’ ' in tweeds;
‘ ; it
“ territory; it is not to destroy Com
only a bare majority of the legislators and Churchill was all of the time top-notch combat officer with a bril- j »as OD and power and glory or noth- munist China (a task which could
nipping and back-biting. Now Churchill will get a taste of his own bitter liant record in Africa and Europe,, ing with her.
swallow up endless American power);
medicine. Churchill is getting tough with Egypt about the Suez Canal. On
it is to stop a specific agression, set
the surface Egypt is now flirting with the Soviet big-shots.
and much-discussed novel. But he friends, it was arranged (“War al- up reasonable guarantees against the
I ways gave those people too much repetition of that aggression, and
Churchill had the "stuff” when the British Isles were under deadly
I power. The best of them developed a thus establish the principle of co
attack. It is doubtful that he is the architect of victory in the great struggle
i Messiah complex once they had the operative free-world action to prevent
of the free world. Only the United Nations can pierce the darkness that
! rank . . .”) to give the general a corps aggression anywhere.
has descended. The U.S.A, must help carry high and proudly the flag of
Both military and truce efforts
I command in the Far East. Then he
the United Nations. Churchill's nationalist thinking does not fit well today.
’ was, as he put it, “. . . happy as a drive toward this end. Here is the
Just as communism jumps national boundaries so must the cause of fl^edom.
kid. The only thing we need now is
Communism will victimize England because of Churchill's way of thinking
a war out there, and things don’t
and acting. Churchill really will have “done something" for England if
look so good in China, do they? I’ve
Soviet military forces roll through Iran and then down into Egypt. Should
I a hunch it might happen in Korea."
this happen the world will have more than another "Korea" on its hands.
And Sid Skelton saw that the gen
Eisenhower recently came home because of this grave world danger. Nation
alist thinking of Churchill's stamp is short-sighted, ignorant and extremely
"Ixvst in the glow of that unknown
By DON PETERSON
new assignment, and he had the
Churchill got elected because he held a pretty, hut poisonous nationalist
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shinning morning face of Shake I
Will be at his Mill City office in the Jenkins Building
apple before the eyes of the British people. So long as the free world and the fact that they "get their man" speare's schoolboy ... It was a ■
Thursday afternoons 1 to 6 p.m.
bands together in the United Nations it will survive. Let one free nation, has given the "bobby” a great deal of strange world, and it was moving so
even so great a one as Britain, get smart with the hungry Red Bear and respect from the citizenry. There is fast that it was impossible to keep
Also Thursday evenings by Appointment
the whole structure of the free world will start crumbling. How tragic if always the danger of an innocent by up with any longer—for me. but not
Churrhill now tosses away the great sacrifices of the United Nations in Korea. stander stopping a bullet in any ex for Melville Goodwin, who had the
HOME OFFICE: 313 W. FIRST. ALBANY
Churchill must heed well advice from the leaders of the free world.
change of gun-fire.
« « •
own simple lexicon of belief nii lUI UU:mi U!|
Stalin follows a pattern in seeking world domination . . . get each
The council set December 18th as ('There’s the flag, for instance, and
objective by fair means or foul short of total war. The United Nations election day for filling two vacancies there's taking care of the men and
broke up this pattern in Korea. England under Churchill is—on its own— that will occur this year at the ex never telling them to do anything g o
attempting a similar stunt in the Suez Canal problem. This conduct of piration of the terms of Carl Kelly that you won't do yourself.') He g
England is a terrible mistake. Action in Egypt must be again United and Arey Podrabsky.
That means was safe again, safer than I would B
that petitions containing the names ever be in this changing world. »
The fact that Tito in Yugoslavia gives Stalin pause for concern inspires of at least ten registered voters en There had been a stormy moment of o
the belief the Soviets would welcome the opportunity for changing that dorsing a candidate for the post of maladjstment hut it was gone,
situation. All these situations show that the "Red world" and the free one councilman will have to be filed with was off again, behaving exactly
are baring fangs at each other's throats. One false move and it is chaos. the city recorder not later than Nov. he should . . .”
That is why Mr. Churchill will do well if he curbs his ambitions for punching 17th, 30 days prior to the election
When there was nothing for
out another "victory". The United Nations' way is the only way.
Soldiers to do but fade away,
Paul Ressler, prominent grocery general lost his grip, but now with
man on the Marion county side is brewing again, Mel Goodwin could (as
being urged to become a candidate by he himself would put it) pull up his
his many friends, and John Muir's socks, cut out the horsefeathers, and
hat is being tossed into the ring by behave exactly as West Point had
his “friends”. Both would be excel trained him.
lent material for posts on the council.
This makes Goodwin a plausible
NEW AND USED
“Sparkle” Ditter’s name has been
general and a likable chap. In fact,
mentioned by his friends as a possible Marquand's general is one of the few
in postwar literature who is an in
In a democracy such as ours it is dividual and not primarily a symbol,
our duty as well as our privilege
Where Friend» Meet
to take part in our government. De as was Norman Mailer’s general in
PARTS AND SUPPLIES
cisions will have to be made in the “The Naked and the Dead.” Maybe
On Highway 222. Linn County Side
future that may have serious effects he’s a symptom, though, of this chang
for many years, whether they are ing America in which old soldiers with
good or bad is for us to decide. Let a Messiah complex who didn't die
all take part in the voting and selec and can’t fade away are the only ones
George "Sparky” Ditter
ALBANY — 2 Miles South on 99E
tion of men or women to represent who seem to feel safe and competent,
us in these very important matters. and are being depended on, more and
Don't forget to express your thanks more, to pull up their socks and save ggHHHHgegBaatHHtagMggqgggigHgggBHBBBqoog gaanag« wiamnarenm>»&
to those who have served you in the us again. The real-life Goodwins, it
past, if and when they leave office, seems, have more alternatives than
for the time and sacrifice they made the one in the book: they try to make
national policy or get run for presi
in your behalf.
Our council is made up of five men dent or are appointed to jobs civilians
elected to serve three years each. One used to get. Marquand's book does
of the five is chosen mayor. The the nation a service if it can help
council appoints a recorder to serve civilians understand the Old Glory
at their pleasure and whose duty it is | Boys better—M. W.
to record the actions of this elected
TO SAVE TIME AND MONEY FOR ALL
WHAT THEY FIGHT FOR
group of representatives, and to keep
A United Nations sociologist, after
the books of the city. He may be
THE LOGGERS IN THE NORTH SANTIAM
called upon to answer questions put three months' research in Korea, con I
AREA. I AM PUTTING A COMPLETE STOCK
to him by the members of that august cludes that the Unite« States still has
3 Miles East of Mill City
body, but he has no “voice" in its de- i a tremendous job to do in explaining
OF LOGGING SUPPLIES IN AT BASSETT’S
to the fighting men in Korea what
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I AHHI I ICI M S
South Side Trailers
Dinners and Dancing
7 Days a Week From I p.m. to 3 a.m.
SERVED FROM 4 P.M. TO 3 A M
Orchestra & Music
Friday Saturday G* Sunday
From where I sit ...fy Joe Marsh
Some people chuckled when
Sonny Fisher rented a home re-
eoeding machine to record the noise
his flock of turkeys make.
"1 sent the recording to a buyer
for a super-market chain." Sonny
said. "I told them My turkey»
speak for themselvee listen to
this record!’ They not only took
my birds, hut bought the record!”
"Why did Uiey want the rec
ord?" I asked him. "Very simple,"
he say». "They're ruing to play it
over the loud speakers in their
stores and then an announcer on
another record reminds the cus-
tomer» that turkeys are plentiful
and a good buy."
From where I sit. it's wot always
smart to make fun of someone ju«t
because he doe« things a little dif
ferently. I think a glass of he er is
the moat refreshing beverage there
is. You — or Sonny — may prefer
something else. Rut who's to de
cide one's right and the other's
wrong? let'« stay “on record”
that everyone's entitled to his own
tastes and opinion.
WELDING SHOP AT LYONS. ORE.
BETWEEN FLOYD AND MYSELF. I AM
SURE WE WILL BE ABLE TO GIVE YOU
BETTER SERV ICE THAN YOU HAVE EVER
HAD BEFORE IN THIS AREA.
FRED GOOCH. JR.
Union Wire Rope
Gooch Logging Supply
"Everything for the Logger"
DAY & NIGHT SERVICE
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