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About The Mill City enterprise. (Mill City, Or.) 1949-1998 | View Entire Issue (May 8, 1952)
S" T he MILL CITY
By DON PETERSON
Dan W. Poling and Dave Epps were
ON THE SCENIC NORTH SANTIAM HIGH« \Y — GATEW AY TO THE HEART OE NATURE’S EMPIRE
in the city campaigning for a place
on the legislative ticket of the Demo-
eratic party, We all know Dave Epps
$2.50 a Year. 1(L. a Copy
and we hope he will get a place on
the ticket, he will be a credit to the i
party from Linn county. This is the 1
first time I have met Mr. Poling, but 1
he looks good to me and he comes 1
with good recommendations. He is a |
young man and a veteran of the last |
war. His family is well-known around
Sweet Home and Lebanon. It is good
Chairman of the Cub Scout com
to see young men out campaigning
mittee Eldon Lents announced the
for public office—that is a good omen .
Scout Circus in Salem. May 10, for
for the future.
the benefit of Scout camps in Marion,
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Linn and Polk counties. Tickets are
Kay Colburn is collecting MJB cof- |
available through the Den Mothers
fee can bands, and is putting the “bee”
ami assistants, Mesdames Leo Lemke,
on all her friends and customers to
Frank Dell, Park Savage, Arlo Tuers,
save them for American Legion Aux-
Harvey Hautala, Eldon Lents, Win.
liary. When they get 2,000 of these
Tickle. Joe McNealy, Bert Provost.
little bands the auxiliary will get a
Melvin Foster and Dudley Jones or
new coffee maker for the Legion hall.
any Cub Scouts or committeemen.
Let’s all try to remember to save
The Scout Circus parade will start
and bring in those little metal bands
at 2:30 p.m. in Marion square in
of the MJB coffee cans. No other
Salem; and the grand circus will begin
brand will do for this job. In case
in the evening on the grounds of the
any of you don't know where to find
famous Salem Senators. In the even»
Kay, she is that attractive clerk in
David Keyes, Mill City hi eh school of rain May 10, the circus will be held
the Mill City Meat Market most any
I senior, who has been awarded a May 24.
day you’ll find her there.
scholarship to Reed College for his
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Everyone takes part in the Scout
high scholastic standing. His schol parade. The local Cub Pack will par
The Oregon Publisher for February
arship. a regional one. was this week ticipate in “balloon bursts” and an
1952 published a rather interesting
recognized by the high school.
act “The Thing" in the Scout Circus.
speech made by James S. Pope before
Scouts will feature a chariot race and
the 33rd annual Oregon Press Confer
Explorers will present an "emergency
ence in which he made several stae-1
ments that are of pertinent interest to ,
New Cub Scout Pack No. 84 Den
citizens of this community. Among
Boy Scout activity like that pictured above will feature the Cascade Area Council Boy Scout Circus in Salem
Mothers are Mrs. T. A. Baughman.
some of the subjects Mr. Pope touched
at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 10. Shown are fire by friction or steel (upper left): pioneer construction (bridge,
on was the reluctance of public offi
With the "th Infantry Div. in Korea Mrs. Kenneth Hunt, Mrs. Bob Hill Jr.,
lower left); Sea Scout ship (lower right); Cubs' capers (lower right and background). Exemplifying Boy
cials to give out information. Along
— Pvt. Lawrence E. Poole, son of Mr. Mrs. Wilbur Meinert and Mrs. Lowell
Scouting above is Eagle Scout Carl Maxwell of Albany, formerly of Salem, who has made an outstanding record
this line of thought he said:
and Mrs. James E. Poole, Route 1, Stiffler. Over 100 persons, including
and has sold the most circus tickets for the past three years.
I Lyons, is now serving with the 7th 44 Cub Scouts and Den chiefs at
“There can be no privileged class
lnfuntry Division in the west-central tended the meeting in the Mill City
class of public servants in our system.
high school gym where the new Den
sector oft he front in North Korea.
If the couuty commissioners can de-|
Despite a halt in large-scale actions, Mothers were named.
cide to spend thousands on a new proj-'
Awards to Cub Scouts were made
men of the division move out daily in
ect without any public notice or de-1
raiding and reconnaissance patrols by Cubmaster Ray Steiner as follows:
bate, then the department of agricul
Wolf awards to Laurence Hunt, Del
against enemy installations.
ture can make parity payments to
Private Poole, a rifleman in Com bert Hill and Johnny Wood; Wolf Gold
farmers without putting their names
By JEAN ROBERTS
Gates high school juniors and sen
Mill City Red Cross workers will be
Arrow awards to Charles Harman,
on record. There cannot be a double iors are in the final week of rehearsal
Mehama — Forest service officials quests at a social gathering in Salem’s pany C of the 17th Infantry Regiment, Dickie Haun, Johnny Wood. Bert Both
standard in this field. The public’s of their play “The Curious Savage” in this area have recently noticed that Bush grade school on Mission street, arrived in Korea on April 4, 1952.
He is a graduate of Mill City high well, Richard Dyhrman; Wolf Silver
right to know is not a qualified right. to be presented Thursday, May 15, many fir trees are turning brown and Tuesday^
and attended Oregon State Arrow awards to Bert Provost, Lee
"The main thing is to compel the 8:15 p.m. daylight saving time at the
top or the Lowell Stiffler, Mill ( ity Red C ross
dying. 1 Needles at the tree
college at Corvallis, before entering McNealy, Dickie Haun, Bert Bothwell
official who is hiding information Mill City theatre. A matinee will be
ends of limbs first turn brown and.
and Richard Tickle.
the army last September.
to justify himself. Usually he will given Wednesday, May 14 for both
In support of the idea that Mill City
rapidly spread inward.
Bear award was made to Gregory
talk himself onto a falling limb, like grade and high school students.
Dorman; Bear Gold awards to Dennis
In many places entire trees stand Red Cross workers deserve recogni
the Wisconsin county school super
The cast includes members from all
Hunt, Jamie Baughman, Gregory Dor
Trees bearing the tell-tale, tion is the fact that incomplete totals
intendent who refused to make pub classes, although the majority of the dead.
show more than $400 raised for the
man, Gary Mathany, James Meinert;
lic information about a new .school cast is juniors and seniors, and pro brown spots can be seen on all sides.
and Bear Silver Arrow awards to Don
It is reported that the destruction Red Cross in this area.
route because "parents w ill complain
Stiffler was loud in his praise of
ceeds will go to these class funds. of trees is caused by a larvae under
ald Dell, Jamie Baughman, Gregory
♦‘f they know the route." O.
Dorman and Dennis Hunt; Lion Silver
Those appearing in the play are: the bark which hatches into a small the excellent work done. He stated
councilman who. opposing the pres
that, “Now that the Red Cross house-
Arrow award was presented to Roger
ence of reporters at council meet ¡qu Lorena Devine, Carolyn Brejcha, Joan black beetle.
to-house drive is over — I want to
eried: ‘If you quote us on what we Ryal, Elda Webster, Darlene Cole, I Only control method reported is to thank all of the volunteer workers Wednesday evening the problem of Kleoker.
During the April Cub Pack meet,
say at meetings we’ll sound like Maxine Schoeder, Allan Vail, Earle fall the diseased tree and burn it.
who gave so generously of their time daylight time was discussed and it announcement was made of tentative
was decided to table the subject until
Several of the diseased trees have to make it a success.”
plans for softball practice every
and Wilmer Crites.
A little further on in his speech, Wood is directing the play and Betty been noticed on the Little North Fork,
Stiffler added, “To those, who may school is out. A budget committee Wednesday night, 6 to 7 p.m. for all
ifr. Pope said:
have been missed or who want to
Cub Scouts. Ken Siler, assistant Cub
Tucker is assistant director.
in that area.
“I imagine that if we had to pick
subscribe to the Missouri river flood for the next fiscal year.
master Charles Harman and other»
l*he council discussed the problem will be on the scene.
the local group which abhors public
relief, please contact our store’s per
knowledge of its operations more licity, Earle Henness and Marlin Cole;
Bean bag ball was played on the
than any other, we would have to programs, Verna Schnetzky and Lor
Listed as Red Cross volunteer work rector for the summer months to di gym floor by the Clb Scouts after the
pick the school board.
ers are Mrs. Jim Barton, Mrs. Sue rect activities for the young people pack meeting. Next Cub Pack meet
Mervin Haun; set, Wilmer Crites, Don
“In almost every state there have Bates. Jack Oliver, and Leslie Beam
Mikkelsen, Mrs. Ernest Brown, Mrs. during the vacation time.
is slated for Monday, May 26.
The council has started action to
been skirmishes to open up board ish; set design, Patty Stewart and
Geo. Rambo. Mrs. Turpin, Mrs. Walter
meetings, or just to get access to min
Peterson, Mrs. Clyde Baltimore, Bill
Maxine Schoeder; lighting, Allan Vail,
Marine Corporal Wiley Muise and Stewart Jr., R. B. McClain, Mrs. C. ordinance so that it will be possible
utes afterwards, Some papers have Eddie Buttler and John Bamhardt;
Staff Sergeant Donald E. Kelly of Mason, Mrs. Martin Hansen, Mr. and for the citizens to make changes in |
won access to school business by liti- and properties, Danny Evans.
Mill City took part in the atomic Mrs. Vernon Todd, Miss Daisy Geddes, I the city government without lengthy i
gation . . . .”
tests held at Camp Desert Rock, Las Mrs. “Dud” Stewart, Mrs. Herbert i and expensive delays. The new ordi- j
Vegas, Nevada, Thursday, May 1.
Then Mr. Pope to develop further CALLING ALL MINNESOTANS!
Schroeder, Mrs. W .W. Allen, Mrs. Les ! nance will set un machinery to allow I
Muise, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Owens, Mrs. Frank Hunter, Mrs. Tom the mayor, or other offices to be elec- ! With Poppy Day rapidly approach
his point quoted Carl Saunders of the
Minnesotans entertainment and
Jenkins of Mill City and Kelly, son Booth, Mrs. McCoy, Mrs. Arey Po- tive, or speed un the time necessary ing, disabled veterans of both World
Jackson, Mich, Citizen Patriot as dance Friday night. May 16.
to pass a bond issue for street or wars in veterans hospitals throughout
luck supper at 6.30 p.m. Following of Mr. and Mrs. Martin V. Kelly of drabsky and Mrs. D. B. Hill.
| other improvements. At the present I the nation have completed working on
“ Too many school administra- supper will be introductions, music Mill City were members of the first
time the law is very cumbersome un- I
tors fail to realize that the news with program. Main event will be Marine Corps units to participate in
thirty million memorial poppies which
der state statutes and takes a great Americans will wear on that day, Mrs.
papers also have obligations and du Melvin Johnson,
Mr. Johnson will
ties which predate those of the public put on a panamine, Moving pictures
I.ee Kelly, Poppy chairman of Mill
felt that an ordinance should be passed City American legion Auxiliary, re
schools, and in some respects tran in dining room. Leap year dance at ' university and the Oregon College of
to expedite the rights of citizens.
Education. He enlisted in the Marine
scend them in importance.
ported. Poppy Day will be generally
9 p.m. in main hall. Election returns.
Police Commissioner John Muir has observed on May 23 and 24.
Corps at Portland, August 22, 1951.
“ ‘Too many school people look upon
newspaper reporters and editors as
Kelyl estimated that approximately
looms in the limelight with the an
Peeping Toms from whom the educa
ten thousand disabled veterans unable
Sth and Burnside. Portland.
N.C.. and Camp Pendleton, Calif., plus nouncement of the various chairman ball park on Evergreen street during j to perform other work have been given
tional system and its agents should
approximately 100 other Marines ships recently.
Gene Teague, ’52 ball games. Muir said he is ordering | employment by the American Legion
from stations throughout the world.
Bean Festival horse show chairman these precautions in order to prevent | Auxiliary in its poppy program this
“ ‘Too many school people feel that
Formed into combat teams, the stated that the big four-day affair some child getting hurt by cars pass year. The majority have worked in
they serve education best when they
Marines were occupying pre-deter starts Wednesday, July 30 and lasts ing by. Children jump out from be- their beds wheelc hairs or hobby shopa
set themselves up as censors to screen MONDAY—
j tween cars and it is impossible to
mined positions of safety at the in- until August 2.
what shall and what shall not be
in hospitals of the Veterans Adminis
American Legion Auxiliary 3d Mon.
| stant of the explosion. Minutes later
Main features of the Bean Festival see them and stop in time to avert tration, although many have been em
printed about their particular area of
Lions club meeting.
ployed at special poppy workrooms
A.F 4 A M. No. 180 stated meet 1 center of the burst area.
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main parade, Friday night—featuring
maintained by the Auxiliary in sev
ing third Monday.
The exercise provided Muise and floats of all kinds and descriptions,
I call these quotations to your at
With more than 1500
O.E.S. meeting. 2d Monday month. his unit with indoctrination and train- and the Saturday night horse show—
tention to show that not only in Mil)
Korean war veterans now in veterans
City has there been trouble experi TUESDAY—
hospitals, it is probably that some of
The Marines ob-
According to Teague, “over 100
enced in getting the records of school
Women’s club 8 p.m. 1st, 3rd Tues i atomic weapons.
the poppies this year have been made
boards ongn to the public, but it has
by men disabled in that conflict, as
129-J School Board meeting 2d Tues i atomic blast on equipment and re- horses are expected to participate, and
all horsemen—regardless of affiliation
ben a constant fight elsewhere. The
well as by World War veterans.
Lions Auxiliary 4th Tuesday
The final meeting for this term of
| ceived on-the-spot training in essen- with a riding organization—will be
Enterprise has insisted on learning
“To men who have been confined
Riders of the Santiam, 1st Tuesday ' tial physical protective measures.
invited to participate in the competi
what has been going on in school mat
to the hospitals for months or even
On Saturday afternoon at abodt 3 tion for a multitude of trophies and Wednesday, May 14, at 8 p.m. A full years, the work is a godsend," Mrs.
ters and at the present time a case in
and varied program is planned, after Kelly explained. “It fills the long,
the hands of Judge Olliver of Albany I Boy Scouts, 7:30, H. S. Recreation | n.m. over KOCO, an interview with prizes,”
Teague stated that the “Main pa a short business meeting, including monotonous hospital hours with an
City council first Wed. 7:30 p.m. | Corporal Muise will be broadcast fol
to decide the disposition of property
Santiam Eagles and auxiliary 8 p.m. lowing the ball game to be broadcast rade will consist of floats of any tite the following:
we felt had been illegally sold. The
interesting activity, keeping hands
On the program for next Wednes and minds busy and turning thoughts
on that station.
or description — stressing ingenuity
at Mill City fire hall.
case has been presented and all argu-
rather than a large expenditure of day’s meeting is the following: pres away from self. The experience of
Santiam Rebekah 166—1st and 3rd
ments are in the hands of the judge
money”. He stressed the fact that entation of the Flag by Explorer Scout
awaiting his decision.
Wed. at 8 p m
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this is a canyon affair, but, of course. group: special music; "Graduation”
The attorneys for the school board
Altar Society 3d Wednesday 8 p.m.
Stayton will be back of this annual
came into court without an agrument
PTA. second Wednesday 8 p.m.
event full tilt. Also that Bean Fes class; speech on the kindergarten pro
or a defense witness in defense of
tival chairman would appreciate the gram by Miss Jean Spaulding of the
their actions. Why was it necessary
S. T. Jackson was killed Wednesday aid of any interested men and women State Department of Education; in
Theta Rho Club for Girls, meets 2d
for the school districts monies to be
when he fell from a trash burner at in the canyon who will assist in the troduction of Dolores Poole, recipient
and 4th Thursdays.
wasted when they were coming into
Miss Christine Phance, 5, daughter
the Freres-Frank lumber company program.
Gates PTA 1st Thursday 8 pm
of the PTA tuition scholarship to
court to admit the truth of accusa-
American Legion 2d and 4th Thurs plant at Lyons. Jackson’s safety belt
Joe Peiser, well known Stayton busi Monmouth; convention report by Mrs of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Chance of
slipped and caused the fatal plunge nessman, now retired is chairman of Roger Nelson, incoming president; and Mill City, was painfully burned while
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Garden club fourth Thursday
He died shortly aftgr the *52 Bean Festival.
playing in her backyard, last Thurs
Ed Bell is installation of officers.
Tuesday morning of this week I
After the meeting refreshments day.
Toastmistress Club, 2d A 4th, 7 p m. striking the ground of a broken neck. chairman of the amateur hour; M.
presented myself at the grade school
Christine was burned on the legs
Jackson was engaged in painting Van Driesche, chairman of the pet will be served downstairs, by the first-
office to the clerk, Mrs. Edna Ross. FRIDAY-
the trash burner when the accident parade; and Mayor Matt Martin, will grade mothers. "We particularly in and hip when her fuel saturated cloth
and requested to examine the records
LOO F meeting.
vite parents of pre-school children ing caught fire during her play. The
occurred. His home was in Albany. chairman the grand parade.
of the $43.000 on deposit and ear
Mill City TWA meeting last Friday He was some 50 years of age. Sur
Teague said that the “Governor and to attend this meeting, as we feel child in improving, but indications are
marked for a building fund at the
Farmers Union meeting at Mehama viving are his widow and four chil the Governor’s Guard will be invited it should be of special interest to that she will require tedious skin graft
time the $101,000 bond issue was
Woman's club, 2nd
them,” according to Mrs. Jim O’Leary. operations.
to attend the show.”
floated for the new grade school. 1
wished to examine the cancelled checks
and learn how the money was spent.
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I was refused permission to ex-
(Cowtinued on Page 3)
Scout Circus in
Pvt. Lawrence E. Poole
Now Serving in Korea
'The Curious Savage’ Forest Trees Showing Red Cross Collects
On Theatre Stage
Disease Signs Here $400 In Mill City
Mill City Council
Tables Time Issue
Mill City Marines In
Atom Test Bomb
Poppy Day Arrives
May 23 This Year
Bean Festival Set
Coming Evenfs . . .
Final PTA Meeting
Next Week May 14
Albany Man Killed On
Lyons Job Wednesday
Christine Chance, 5,
Three Links Food Sale - Sat., May 10 - I OOF Hall