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Mill City Hi-Liles
February 21, 19.'»2
-THE MILL CITY ENTERPRISE
Mill City Grade School
By GARY PETERSON
Apparently someone reads this
weekly piece of classical literature.
As I sat down to write this aforesaid
literary gem, I noticed a letter
which was about me—and my writing.
Sylvia Peterson was absent thia A few things, though, I would like
week with the flu.
to straighten out. In the first place,
this writer is responsible only for
Helen Anne Joiner and John Cuts- writing this column—-notice the head
forth were absent Monday the 18th. ing- about Mill City high school news,
both were back in school again on and not sports reporting. When I
wrote about the Gates game, I thought
Tuesday.— Michael Peterson.
that there was going to be a full ac
Boy Scout News
count of that game in the paper.
When the meeting opened there Secondly, I wopl<| like to state that
were four boys, but the rest of them there are much larger gymnasiums
showed up later. On the subject of than either Gates’ or Mill City’s,
being late, too many boys have been
namely Lincoln hi school in Portland,
late. There's going to be something that are called crackerboxes or “dark
done about it. Some of the bigger holes”,
The reason the score was
boys were not there because of the not printed in this column last week
was because this writer sat on a side
One of the patrols studied the flag. of the floor where it was impossible
The other patrol studied field signals. to see the scoreboard clearly or to
Next week will be a court of honor, know accurately what the score was.
some of the boys will bring cakes
I wouldn’t say that the
for a lunch. All parents and friends
are invited to attend the court of itself was unnecessarly rough—on
honor at the high school next Wednes either side. Admittedly there were
remarks in that particular paragraph
day at 7:30.—Tony Boothby.
which could and should have been
left out—I am sorry.
Harold Kliewer was absent Monday
Mill City lost another one to Sub
the 18th.—Bruce Thomas.
limity this time on the Saints’ home
floor by a nine point deficit. Dunno
The 7th and Sth grades saw a what the final score was. Tch, tch.
movie in technicolor about oil.
Members of the Mill City high
We had achievement tests Tuesday school band enjoyed the concert Fri
through Thursday of last week.
day night of Rafael Mendez, the
The Girl Scouts held a meeting “World’s Greatest Trumpeter”. Trum
Wednesday last week to discuss how pet-playing members of the band,
many meetings a month they should knowing the technical problems of lip
have, and whether they should wear position, breathing, fingering, tongue-
their uniform on every meeting day. ing, sluring, and so forth, were as
A Girl and Boy Scout party was tounded at the ease with which the
held at the fire hall —
Thursday night, maestro played difficult variation of
Each Scout brought a Valentine for “Carnival in Venice” using all three
exchanging. Games were played and valves and only one finger. The con
cert was held in the Salem high audi
Gates played Mill City grade school torium and the Willamette University
band accompanied Mendez, Saturday I
Friday afternoon on our floor.
Barbara Podrabsky morning a clinic for bandleaders and
trumpet-players was held to help
correct difficulties in playing, Sev-
Quality Job Printing at
era) students from M. C. H. S. were
The Mill City Enterprise
fortunate to get his autograph.
A bunch of the guys went fishing
on the coast last weekend. Caught
a couple, I think.
The Teen Canteen is still there.
Evidently some of the Canyon Kids
have forgotten its whereabouts — in
the fire hall, There’s a feminine
problem there not enough skirts
The Explorer Scouts are going
again. This is for boys of 14 or over,
There are many activities in this
branch of scouting camping, fishing.
parties, (co-educational ones), com
munity projects, possibly a baseball
• what a comfort it is, in
team this summer, and so forth.
time of serious illness, to
Interested? Meeting Monday night
know that hands—skilled
at 8:15 in the Presbyterian recreation
and experienced in the
room. You’re invited.
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After sometiiing to burned, the
pile of ashes is usually much,
smaller than the original substance
This is not true in all cases; for
some substances Increase in bulk
when they are burned
example of this is the common
substance, ammonium dlchromate,
which increases its bulk nearly ten
times by being burned. The result
ing heap of ashes is very porous
and full of air. This substance is
often used in commercial fireworks.
Gooch Logging Supply
Everything for the Logger"
BASSETT’S WELDING SHOP
1 think of all man’s customs,
And this one is the creepiest:
He goes to bed when he’s wide
And gets up when he’s sleepiest!
Sweet Home, Philomath
Branch Store Lyons
You should see the house we lived
in when I was a kid. It was so old,
it was already paid for!
Women get all the attention in
this world Just stop and think:
when a man is born, everybody
says “How’s the mother?” When
he gets married, they say "What a
lovely bride!” And when he dies,
they all ask. “How much did he
Cooked Food Sale
10:30 A.M. to 3:00 P.M
March 1, 1952
.MILL CITY MEAT MARKET
HILL TOP GENERAL STORE
Alt Building Supply
Kelly Lumber Sales
WILL BE 45c
Per Dozen or Cheaper
BURNING A SUBSTANCE
Heard on Don McNeill * "Breakfast Ch'
If a man love the labor of any
trade, apart from any question of
success or fame, the gods have called
him.—Robert Louis Stevenson.
John Han't? Furbay, Ph D.
Junior had just returned from his
first visit to a farm where he had
seen lots of pigs and several lit
ters of offspring. To his mother’s
query as to what he found most
interesting, he replied “A lot of
little piggy banks robbing one
big piggy bank.”
MRS. J. H. JOHNSTON
Mr. and Mrs. Hilbert Nelson who
have spent the winter here left Thurs
day for Cornelius where they plan
to stay a short time.
Mrs. Clair Humphreys was here
from Myrtle Creek. She came Fri-
day night and stayed over Saturday
with the Johnston families. Her
brother and family took her to Albany
Sunday afternoon where she took the
bus for Myrtle Creek.
Mrs. Wells Gage was a Monday |
a.m. caller at Mrs. Jack Johnstons.
Quite a number of families have
been having “flu” lately. Several
children were absent from school a
few days the past week.
Mr. and Mrs. Hilbert Nelson went
to Banks the last week they are con
ducting church services there for a
Last week Paul Scheiwek and
family, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Nelson,
Mr. and Mrs. Wells Gage and Mr.
and Mrs. Hilbert Nelson spent Satur
day at the coast. The Dakota folks
hadn’t ever seen the Pacific Ocean.
Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Rodich and
family spent Sunday with Mr. and
Mrs. Grover Rodich in Eugene.
Mr. and Mrs. Willard Chamberlain
and family moved to Lebanon, Sat
urday. They have sold their plare
in Fox Valley to Mr. and Mrs. Al
Lautzer, and bought a home in Leba
non. The Lautzers are moving to the
Chamberlain place and may either
rent or sell their house near the
Apple Tree court.
Mr. and Mrs. John Neal were Sun
day visitors at the O’Neil home.
Prevent forest fires, KEEP ORE
Recognition won by University of
Southern California students re
cently included James E. Cooke, Mill
City, who has been elected treasurer
of the Knights, junior-senior men’s
Cooke, a junior at SC, is majoring
in zoology. He was graduated from
Salem senior high school.
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Walkup were
Portland visitors last Sunday. Mrs.
Walkup remained over to attend to
business matters Monday.
Rev. William Turnbull, Bobby Drew
and Shelby Umphress were Corvallis
visitors Monday afternoon to attend
a fellowship meeting of their church.
The Stiffler and Veteto families
were Sunday visitors in Salem at the
Bob Mathers home for Sunday dinner.
John Muir and David Kelly were
in Portland Monday on Legion busi
The Don Jenkins children have been
home a few days this week with the
Mrs. Isaac Roberts of River Road
in Mill City suffered a light heart
attack early this week. Mrs. Charles
Ball, Mrs. Perry Mason and Mrs.
Ernie Brown have been taking turns
staying in Mrs. Roberts home at night
to care for her.
Mrs. Lloyd Wells has been ill for
the past several days at her home.
Our early snowfall this year did
some good. It made a lot of neigh
bors return lawn mowers so thcv
could borrow snow shovels
James E. Cooke Becomes
Treasurer of SC Knights
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