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About The Mill City enterprise. (Mill City, Or.) 1949-1998 | View Entire Issue (April 24, 1952)
April 21. l»->2 versity of Oregon in Eugene, the
Beaver preview at Oregon state col
lege in Corvallis, or the preview at
the Oregon technical institute in Kla
math Falla. The previews give the
graduating high school senior an op
By GARY PETERSON
portunity to look into scholastic and
A Friendly Place
Last Friday afternoon the Timber social activities. Time is allowed for
wolves lost a 10-5 (I think) decision prospective students to get acquainted
To While Away
to Sublimity, continued in losing ways with the various professors and ar
with a 5-4 loss to Scio’s Loggers with range curriculum.
Your Idle Hours
a four-run rally in the last inning.
The senior social economics class
That was Tuesday night. Wednesday has been discussing the recreational
i night the local diamond crew, out- facilities in Mill City. It has been
scored the Stayton Eagles by a 12-10 brought up that Mill City needs a
Roy Podrabsky hit a sixth swimming pool, but the people just
inning homer to lead Mill City bat didn’t want to work at raising money,
ters. Wild Stayton pitchers, led by etc. It seems they forgot too soon
losing pitcher VanHandle, gave up the hot days of August. This writer
11 runs in the first three innings. calls on some interested citizen to
Elton Gregory was the winning begin again the drive toward this pool
pitcher, He was relieved in the 4th and the enjoyment to be derived from
, inning by Baltimore, who quenched such a recreational facility.
a Stayton rally.
Both games this
week were played under the lights
at Allen Field, the one Tuesday eve-
j ning being the first baseball game to
take place beneath the arcs.
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Friday night the Timberwolves play
another nightcap against the Che- informed about a lot of things. First
mawa Indians at 8 p.m. They’ll be how does she know how it feels to ride
out there looking for their first league over a bumpy ‘modern” highway as
win of the year. A small admission she calls it? I guess Miss Albright
is made to defray student body has never seen a modern one if she
costs. Let’s have a big crowd out calls this one modern. Oh, it will be
in time, but it is far from modern yet.
for this game.
As to her high and mighty high
The track team participated in a
three-way meet with Gervais and school, did Abraham Lincoln go to
one? No! But he got to the Presi
The annual Junior Prom has been dent’s chair, and how? By his own
set for May third and invitations have efforts, his determination to learn.
been sent out. In line with an old His mother was his teacher for many
tradition, the theme and decorations years, so I hear, as she had b£en a
are kept secret until the night of the country school teacher. In those days
The following weekend, the an eighth grader knew more than a
Seniors are to go on a weekend vaca high school graduate does now.
“Abe” was a man of will—so he
tion, or Flunk Day. Their destina
there by himself, his own brains
tion is also secret, and the lower
classes cast a lot of speculation about not by the brains of his teachers.
What do kids learn in high school
now days anyway?
I overheard a
Mil) City high's seniors are to spend high school sophomore, that had gone
a weekend on the college campus of to a Portland high school, ask her
STATE SENATOR 1P43-'47-’4P-’3l
their choice. However, not all of the mother, who had herself only gone
seniors attend this visitation weekend, through the seventh grade, how to
There's No Substitute for
which is primarily for the institutions spell “necessary”. Her mother knew
in the Oregon system of higher edu how with her “country school” edu
Various upperclassmen will cation.
attend the Duck preview at the Uni
What are sports anyhow? Are they
necessary? If some of these young
ladies would help mother in the
kitchen instead of galivanting up and
down that “modern” highway, they
would be better women of the future
Oh, sports are just fine for boys,
they need the strenuous exercise, but
girls shouldn’t engage in strenuous
sports, as they do now; instead they
should use some of that strength in
learning house keeping, nursing, sec
retarial work and other important
work for future women of "Our Fair
Land”. Don’t get me wrong, I like
sports, but there are sports for girls
5-ft. Recess STEEL TUB
too; they don’t have to do the same
CHINA LAVATORY and CLOSET
things that boys do!
I don't think our high school will
with Reverse Trap, without Fittings
be torn down. I am under the im
pression it is to be moved or a new
one built. After all it’s four months
or more before next term starts and
surely it doesn’t take forever to build
40-Gal. MISSION Electric
or move to school!
I will put up any of our up and
coming high school seniors or Idanha-
Detroit high against any one of the
same intelligent students of Mill City,
and see who wins in such things as
spelling and arithmetic. I think a
small school is as good as a big one!
Our district is debt free up here.
Can Mill City say the same?
have a very nice gym, a modern grade
SUPPLY OF FITTINGS FOR
school and a fairly nice high school;
which can always be replaced if need
be. Oh. it's not too large, but after
all this isn’t a Portland or Eugene.
We don’t need a 400 or 500 student
body school for 60 or 70 pupils at
I think our high school teachers are
just as intelligent as any in the valley,
One Mile East of Lyons
and just as friendly too. I have met
most of them and I think they are
Route I, Box 28
tops. I take off my hat to them—
they are making fine citizens of our
young people or "kids”.
I know several of our senior pupils
up here, in fact two of them are my
near neighbors. Nicer and more in-
teligent ladylike young women and
young men could not be found any
This is about enough said about this
school business--pro and con.
Mill City be Mill City — Idanha be
Idanha and Detroit be Detroit. No
hard feelings or jealousies hence forth
—but please don’t under-estimate our
They have all it takes to
make the grade as future citizens of
our fair land!
I would like to point out as an after
thought; I'm sure that you have con
sidered your class mates as kids. If
you haven't then you have grown up
too fast Elnora, j Stay young as long
as you can—those are the very best
years of your life. We are kids as
long as we want to be and as young
4—THE MILL CITY ENTERPRISE
Mill City Hi-Liies
Editor's Letter Box
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Mom s and Pop s
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Everything for the Logger
as we fell, so stay a “kid” just a
while longer. Respectfully,
MRS. RUTH JOHNSON.
George “Sparky” Ditter
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I«>u and Perry Mulligan. Props.
4-in. Soil Pipe 79c per ft
Cafe <5 Tavern
Hot Water Heater $75*00
The Woman’s Council of the Chris
tian church met with Mrs. Leora Cara
two get hits.
way Wednesday afternoon, with Mrs.
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Maggie Shaw in charge. Plans were
0 1 0 3 0 0 1—6 4 0
made to hold a cooked food sale and
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serve a chicken and noodle lunch at
Scio: Comer and Bryan.
noon next Thursday, May 1, in the
Mill City: Ward, Baltimore and
The Mill City Timberwolves played
First prize at the talent show Fri their
day evening, April 18 at Sublimity lights on the Allen Field April 22 at
was won by Mill City’s youthful ma i D.m.
rimba player Judy Podrabsky. She 8 The
’Wolves were defeated by the
WE ARE PLEASED
played Repaz Band and the popular Scio Loggers
5 to 4. Comer of the
Mexican clapping dance as an encore Loggers pitching
TO SERVE YOU!
of the ’Wolves and allowed 11
Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Faust of the eight
We hope you are pleased
Dalles spent the weekend at his to Ward
with our service.
brother’s home Mr. and Mrs. Leon struck out two and allowed two to
steal hits, when he was replaced in
Mrs. Fred Varney and daughter of the fourth inning by Baltimore.
Victoria, B.C. is visiting her brother
Baltimore struck out six and let
and family the Ray Roberts.
R. R. Johnston who has been very
WEDDING AN NOI Nt EM ENTS
ill, is reported improving but still un
able to work.
Mr. and Mrs. Oral Williams, Darrel
and Ronald of Oceanlake were in Mill
City last weekend looking after their
Mrs. Charles Kelly was in Salem
Memorial hospital a few days for a
check-up last week. She underwent
surgery Monday morning.
RALEIGH HAROLD, Florist, open
Sundays and evenings, flowers tele
BASSETT’S WELDING SHOP
graphed anywhere. Funeral sprays,
planters, pot plants, corsages, wed
dings, also shrubs and landscaping.
319 W. Washington, Stayton. Phone
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Allen are visit
ing his mother Mrs. W. W. Allen and
sister Mrs. Vernon Todd. Mr. and
Mrs. Allen are moving very soon from
Francisco to San Jose where he
has accepted a position. Mrs. Allen
was Miss Marjorie Schroeder before
Attending the annual Willamette
Presbyterial meeting at Eugene
Thursday and Friday of this week
r.e the Mesd. Lester Hathaway, Her
bert Schroeder, Fred Grimes, John
Where Friends Meet
Swan, James Swan. Noble Streeter,
Otto Witt, Floyd Jones, and W. W.
On Highway 222, Linn County Side
Mrs. Allen is Presbyterial
secretary of overseas sewing.
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