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About The Mill City enterprise. (Mill City, Or.) 1949-1998 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 14, 1952)
T he MILL CITY
By DON PETERSON
A call is going out to al! interested
ON THE SCENIC NORTH SANTIAM HIGHWAY — GATEM \Y TO THE HEART OF NATURE'S EMPIRE
persons who want to help plan the
program for the use of the athletic
field this summer to meet at the Mill
City Fire hall, Feb. 25th, at 8 p.m.
Softball will come in for considera
tion by most but anyone having ideas
or plans they wish to have discussed
should get prepared to take part and
plan the summer recreation program,
according to Russell Kelly who has
issued the call for this meeting.
Everyone is welcome to attend.
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Domestic relations shared the stage during Wednesday night's Founder’s
Bids were opened for removal of
Day meet of the Mill City P.T.A. A film on family affairs was exhibited;
the old school building Tuesday night
and a discussion period using the film as a basis probed deeper into the issues
and it was found that two bids had
of domestic relations. Minister Hugh Jull in his address to the P.T.A.
been submitted, one for $510 and the
attacked husband-wife-child problems from the standpoint of religion.
other for $525. The board is negoti
ating with the bidder to fill the base
Honored during the P.T.A. meet.
ment hole and level it off, and will
Wednesday were past presidents. Mrs.
announce results of this negotiation
Edith Mason, Mrs. Herbert Schroeder,
at a later date.
Mrs. Robert Veness, and Mrs. Kenneth
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Crosier. Mrs. Veness and Mrs. Cros
Police Commissioner John Muir has
ier were presented with past presi
announced that the Mill City police
dent pins. All former P.T.A. presi
nave been instructed to enforce the
dents were given pen and pencil sets
Cecil Haun, driver of a '51 Stude
one-way traffic rules of Cedar street
in appreciation of their past service baker sedan of Mill City zoomed off
between 2nd and 3rd avenues begin
to that organization in a ceremony the North Santiam highway just east
ning immediately. This portion of
conducted by Charles Harman.
of Mill City’s city limits, Monday
Cedar street is in front of the city
Under the leadership of its past I night. Haun was thrown clear of
presidents the Mill City P.T.A. has' his wild car and sustained two broken
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become the sounding-board for voicing vetebra and two fractured ribs.
A number of improvements have
the pro and con of issues that arise
First aid was given by Dr. Jack
been accomplished in the high school
on school problems. The local organ Reid. Mill City patrolman, Archie
building one will notice by a visit to
ization has grown from one of small, Breneman, drove the local ambulance
the school. Among them are new
membership to an active and vital part | to Salem. Al Haun, Cecil's brother,
side, top and rear curtains for the
of the Mill City community. This attended Cecil on the snowstorm-
stage in the auditorium. Sometimes
rise in importance in local affairs is plagued trip to the hospital.
this is known as a “cyclorama”.
due in large part to the fine leader
A. C. Reynolds. Gates found Haun
Other improvements include new
Shown here is the Big Cliff dam site 2.8 miles below Detroit dam. after preliminary clearance work to get the
ship found in its past history.
and his completely ruined car on the
lighting which is nearly completed
site ready for construction. The Big Cliff «am will be 290 feet long and 182 feet high, and its main purpose
Wednesday’s session saw the inaug right-of-way of the Southern Pacific
and the remodeling of the library
will be to serve as a re-regulating dam for the even flow of the river below Detroit dam. Big Cliff will pro
uration of a by-law change whereby RR soon after the accident occurred.
shelves and cabinets. The lighting vide 18.000 kilowatts of power.
(Photo courtesy Capital Journal and Robert Veness)
election of officers of the P.T.A. will Police Chief Kenneth Hunt and
is entirely modern and replaces the
be held one month earlier than usual. Patrolman Breneman were thereafter
florscent lighting used in the past.
Following out the advanced election called on the scene and took charge of
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date, nomination of the nomination lifting Haun to the roadway and the
The Gates Firemen are inviting
team was done. Nominated were waiting ambulance. Haun was the
everyone to come out Saturday eve
Mrs. Kenneth Crosier, Mrs. Arey only occupant of the completely
ning to a benefit dance which they
Podrabsk.v and Mrs. Edith Mason. I crushed car.
are sponsoring in the Gates school
The local P.T.A. will keen their)
gym at 9 p.m. They offer music by
By JEAN ROBERTS
Glen Minton was the somewhat sponsorship of the Scouts. Two
the Sons of the Santiam and funds
To those who yearn for a long
business interests in Mill City by lu< ky driver of the Lloyd Chase car, songs were presented by the Rarbar-
will be used to help build their new healthy life—take a tip from Ida her
purchase of Oleson's Dress Shop Saturday night when it left the North ettes,, Mrs. Edna Ross, Mrs. Rosa
fire hall. Everyone is invited and Geddes who celebrated her 97 th of Mill
City recently. Mrs. Ander Santiam highway near the Maples mund Remine, Mrs. Belle Trask, and
a good time is assured.
birthday Sat. Feb. 9. She attributes son nreviously entered into the Mill tavern. Minton was the only one who Mrs. Homer Thacker. The Camp Fire
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her longevity to moderate eating.
business world by leasing the received apparent injury as a result Girls, under the leadership of Mrs.
It was unfortunate the circum Always a light eater, she was never City
Cafe on the North Santiam of the mishap. The Chase car is a Pinkston and Mrs. Dyrman, led the
Most of the benefits payable to war
stances leading up to the suspending known to overeat and at the present highway within
the city limits. Mrs. total loss according to observers. P.T.A. in. pledging allegiance to the veterans or thair surivivors are ex
of one student from high school for 60 age can eat as she pleases with no | Anderson will retain
her interest in
Minton’s wife and Mr. and Mrs.
days and one from the grade school discomfort.
Mrs. Melvin Foster was chairman empt from income taxation, both
the Mar Dean Cafe and operate the Lloyd Chase and two children were
state and federal, the Oregon Depart
for five days as a result of the basket
dress shop to be known as Erma’s also in the car when it first began of the refreshment committee, which ment of Veterans’ Affairs reported
ball game last Friday night in the with a firm stride. She scorns the1 Dress Shop.
its course off the highway proper. was made up of the mothers of third this week. Items excluded in com
Mill City school gym. They were
Her voice is clear
Mrs. Anderson has been a resident Al! the passengers of the car were grade students. Cake and coffee puting federal and stat« returns are:
suspended*for-ue/*< i..g lire school bus* use
this community for approximately thrown from the car during its last were served
belonging to the St. Paul school dis to her many years as a school teacher.
Dividends earned on MCI.I and
and a half coming from Port jaunt.
USGLI insurance policies; insurance
land. The famous Jantzen sport line
Two versions of how the accident
The difficulties cropped up as a
proceeds paid on death of the insured;
works in the garden, cook», sews will be carried by Erma’s Dress Shop came about have been given. One I
result of arguments entered into still
veterans’ bonuses; education and
under the ownership of Mrs. Ander story is that a front tire blew out;
while the teams were playing basket and keeps house.
training benefits; terminal leave
ball and the inability of the referees to
bonds; prisoner of war benefits; all
maintain order. During the heat of to Mill City in 1883 to teach school. available at the dress shop, but also on-coming car blinded Minton. Min
pensions, compensation and other
ton lost a half-day’s work because of
playing tempers fired up and con She thinks that schools then were
benefits paid by the Veterans Ad
Erma's Dress Shop has a full line his injuries.
tinued to raise until some one lead superior to modern ones, because
invited to meet with Marion County ministration; and social security bene
an expedition outside the building to A B C’s and multiplication tables of ladies new spring dresses, girls'
Agricultural agents in the Women's fits, workmen’s compensation and
mark on the school bus some letter were impressed on youngsters minds skirts and jackets. Mrs. Anderson
club house in Mehama at 1:00 p.m., sickness benefits.
will continue to feature a stock of
ing with lip-stick, which proved im
Retirement pay for length of ser
Wednesday, February 20.
She was Mill City’s second teacher in baby’s clothes, and for the young
possible to remove.
The round table discussion of timely vice in the armed forces is taxable
the first school house there, known as hovs and girls in sizes that are hard to
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farm information is aimed to reach both federally and by the state. Dis
The local school officials have ex Butler’s school. The old school find.
ability retirement pay is totally ex
farm operators situation.
tended apologies to St. Paul for the
empt by the federal government, but
A fascinating $l,0o0,000 collection
behavior of local players and fans
Oregon taxes the amount of such pay
and regret that these incidents took Mill City then and services were con Clyde Rogers Suffers
of highly customized cars, built from crops, certification fertilizer, and : which exceeds $1500, with one ex
place, punishment has been netted
popular models, has been assembled
ception: If these payments had at
Mr. and Mrs. Geddes were later
out. The high school boy has been
for the ten-day Motor to be held in D. L. Rasmussen will take care of the one time been handled by the Veterans
returned to his former home by his founders of the Cumberland Presby
■ the Pacific International Exposition
sion Agent Ben A. Newel) will report Administration, they are totally ex-
parents, and school officials hope terian college at Sodaville, which has
Clyde Rogers experienced a mis arena March 15-23.
on livestock, dairy, and poultry work.) empt.
that another incident of this type will since been disbanded.
fortune last Saturday afternoon when
Servicemen on active duty with the
From undercarriage to engine and
The February 20 meeting is open to
not arise, because of the embarrass
he suffered a broken bone in his right from fenders to upholstery they have all farmers in the area and the pro armed forces are subject to the same
ment to Mill City and its students.
leg. while setting a log in his saw been completely glamorized.
federal taxation as civilians, except
Sportsmanship is a prime endeavor most persons many years her junior, mill on his property preparatory to I are being sent to the Portland show gram will center around any subjects for periods of service in Korea or its
presented by those attending.
in school athletics as well as other she says though that she is beginning doing a little sawing.
adjacent waters. Enlisted men’s pay
by famous designers throughout the
functions. Students must learn to to slow down a little as “she can’t
The accident occured when he was United States.
is totally exempt for each month any
guard their tempers and actions so
setting a log and another log from
portion of which they serve in the
that a discredit will not reflect upon
combat zone, while commissioned
the pile rolled against him catching California will be sent here by Louie 1
them or their school. The large
officers receive an exemption on the
the right leg in a manner as to frac Sertuntine of Los Angele,s who is
majority of the high school students
first $200 of thei, monthly pay dur
ture the mall bone about four inches dispatching a 1950 Chevrolet 2-door. I
of Mill City high school are extremely
above the ankle.
ing the same periods.
sorrow this incident occured to mar an
The same exemptions apply during
otherwise successful basketball sea
but is a nuisance because of the I baker front fenders featuring a new named “SLIM”, has just been an each month or portion of a month a
son. We are sure that they will do
weight and size of the cast on the fadeaway style, forward slanting door nounced by Mayflower Milk Company. serviceman is hospitalized as the re
everything in their power to pre-|
leg. He is at his home and able to I posts and cream and maroon uphol "SLIM” is a vitamin enriched, non sult of service in the combat zone.
vent such behavior in the future |
fattening milk, ideal for low calorie Also, any income taxes owed by a
Mill City’s students are as fine as to attend a meeting at Stayton, Feb.
serviceman who dies an active duty
anywhere—and as human as any, 18 in the American Legion hall at
Thousands of weight-conscious In as the result of service in Korea are
8 p.m., according to information re- I
dividuals need the energy and nourish forgiven by Uncle Sam.
ceived this week from Matt Brevier,
Oregon excludes from taxation the
ment of milk, but refrain from
drinking it because of the fat It con first $3000 of the annual military
Mr. Brevier announces that the
tains. Now it is possible to get the pay received by a person on active
following will be present to answer
healthful goodness of fresh whole duty with the armed forces.
American Legion Auxiliary 3d Mon.
from fat-free "Slim”. The new
head, state commander; W. Risdon.
Lions club meeting
non-fat milk has only 341 calories |
A.F. 4 A M. No. 180 stated meet Laningham, senior vice commander, i
per quart as compared to 633 calories i Homemakers Price Quiz:
ing third Monday.
in a quart of whole milk.
and National Service Officer Gerald.
“SLIM” is pasteurized, homogen- ) Q. What has happened to the far
O.E.S. meeting, 2d Monday month. They will talk on disabled veterans
milk, with only the fat removed. mer’s cost of living since the outbreak
affairs and answer any questions.
the fat, the fat-soluble vitamin ) of war in Korea?
Women's club 8 p.m. 1st, 3rd Tues
A is taken out and replaced with 200o I A. The farmer’s cost of living went
129-J Schbol Board meeting 2d Tues
units of vitamin*A per quart from! up nine percent until February, 1951,
Riders of the Santiam. 1st Tv.sday
natural sources. This enrichment ot when the general price freeze came.
Lions Auxiliary 4th Tuesday
"SLIM" increases its vitamin A con-1 Since then the figure has been two
tent over that found in whole milk by | percent.
more than one-third. In addition, 400
Q. When is the next reduction in
Boy Scouts, 7:30, H. S. Recreation
units of vitamin D are added to each ) OPS ceiling prices for used cars?
Santiam Eagles and auxiliary 8 p.m.
A balanced diet will tend to reduce
quart of “SI.IM” providing an aver
A. A reduction of two percent goes
at Mill City fire hall.
age person with his full daily require into effect on April 1, 1952.
8antiam Rebekah 1« 1st and 3rd the chances of developing cancer
and to prolong life if cancer is evident.
ments of this "sunshine vitamin”!
Q. Since I always have some hos
Wed. at 8 p.m.
Dr. Howard H. Hillemann assistant
Whole milk contains less than 25 units ) iery in the repair shop, I started won
Altar Society 3d Wednesday 8 p.m. professor of zoology at OSC, con
of vitamin D.
dering whether the work is covered
PTA. second Wednesday 8 p.m.
cluded from his just-completed re
“SLIM” is now available at local by any price controls. - Mrs. G. H.,
stores in distinctive striped cartons. I Hillsboro.
During this two-year study, he in
It sells for substantially less than) A. Yes, there are controls. Hos
Theta Rho Club for Girls, meets 2d
and 4th Thursdays.
. i jected 180 hamsters, guinea pig-like
iery menders are required to post
animals, in three diet groups with
Gates PTA 1st Thursday 8 pm.
ceiling prices or a sign showing how
American Legion 2d and 4th Thurs
the charges are determined.
a cancer-inducing tobacco tar deriva
Garden club fourth Thursday.
Q My butcher hasn’t been listing
Firemen Auxiliary meets 3d Thurs tive.
ceiling prices of beef on his tray
A SON —To Mr. and Mrs. Peter display. Is this right?- Mrs. K. C.,
Toastmistress Club. 2d 4 4th, * p.m.
fed enriched white bread and carrots;
Etzel, Route 1, Stayton, Feb. 9, at Camas.
whole-diet hamsters ate greers and
Salem Memorial hospital.
A. Yes. OPS regulations do not
whole grains; and supplemental-diet
A SON—To Mr. and Mrs. Gerald require butchers to list ceiling prices;
Mill City TWA meeting last Friday animals munched greens. who»*
Garrison, Gates, Feb. 9, at Salem' however, the selling price must be
Farmers Union meeting at Mehama grains, vitamins, minerals and «ome
Woman's club, 2nd
Mill City Parent Teachers
Studies Domestic Relations
; Cecil Haun Seriously
Injured Monday Nite
Mrs. Geddes Recalls Oleson’s Dress Shop Chase Automobile
Early Canyon Life
Changes Ownership Wrecked Saturday
Usually Not Taxed
Farmers Invited To
Attend Round Table
Gala Motor Show
New Milk is Fat
Invited To Stayton
February's "Bia Three"
Coming Events . . .
Proper Diet Helps