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About The Mill City enterprise. (Mill City, Or.) 1949-1998 | View Entire Issue (June 12, 1952)
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By DON PETERSON
School district elections are sched
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uled for next Monday evening through
out the canyon area in the local school
Most are called for 8
p.m. standard time, and that will be
the time for the voters to ask ques
tions regarding their budgets for the
coming year. That will be the oppor
tunity for democracy to go to work
An archery club meeting will be
and elect representatives who will
held in Mehama at the Women’s club
serve the electors. That is the time
house, June 19, 7:30 p.m., standard
to hold an accounting of the steward
Queen contestants for the 1952
time, Purpose of the meet is organi- Timber Carnival made a tour of var
ship the present representatives have
zation of an archery club for the
given during the past year.
ious coastal points Saturday to let the
people in the Santiam canyon. The
Duly registered electors who have
folks in the Toledo-Newport-Depoe
club will be open to children as well
resided in the school district six
Bay area know about the now-famous
months and have been registered for
Timber show at Albany.
If a person is interested in the
30 days prior to the 16th of June are
The Linn county girls were escorted
club but does not know how to shoot,
the only electors privileged to vote
by their chaperons and a group of Jun
on issues to come up at this time.
If more information is desired, write ior Chamber of Commerce members in
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a motor caravan, which included the
Clem Deleter, Route 1, Lyons.
Mill City softball fans were treated
official 1952 Timber Carnival car. The
to a rollicking ball game last Friday
new Ford is to be given away to a
night when the Oldsters lost their
fortunate ticket holder as a climax to
game with the Bloomer Gals 20 to 6.
the annual festival.
It proved to be a thrilling evening
The party stopped first at Toledo,
of entertainment that the crowd thor-
moved on to Newport, and then to De-
oughly enjoyed, The expert pitching
poe Bay, where they taken on a short
By JEAN ROBERTS
of Marie Stover for the Gals was a
voyage on a Tradewinds deep-sea fish
thrilling treat to watch.
Two forest fires broke out near ing schooner. All hands proved to be
here early this week, putting the fire adequate sailors.
The Santiam Memorial hospital con
warden and forest service officials on
While visiting the coastal cities, the
struction is progressing according to
One blaze was in the
girls were able to dispose of many
schedule and considerable activity by
Syverson Logging at the foot of Look
Timber Carnival buttons and free-car
the contractors is beginning to be
out Mt. The other blaze, somewhat I
tickets, all of which add to their point
visible to visitors,
Time will soon
larger, was in Frank's logging just
total in the queen contest.
pass and an imposing building will
above Mill City.
Santiam river into new reservoir. Huge concrete "logs" in circle will be placed in slot at mouth of diversion
The annual Timber Carnival will be
be ready for service to the residents
tunnel to stop flow of stream. White arrow points to small by-pass valve that will be opened to permit normal
held in Albany, July 2-3-4-S, and in-
of this area.
stream flow to pass through dam until water level rises to sluice valves marked by black arrows.
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I eludes a parade, fireworks displays,
somewhat earlier than usual. '
(Photo courtesy of Capital Journal and Robert Veness)
Clifford Johnson | world-championship high-climbing and
Ernie Brown proved his ability as
Lookout is Mrs.
a fisherman Tuesday evening as he
whose husband is employed in logging tree-topping contest, and many other
successfully fought an hour and 20
minute battle with a Chinook salmon i
Queen contestants enjoying the out
Although battling fire the first of
here just above Mill City in the San-1
the week, the fire warden and several ing, which includes a dance at the
tiam river. The salmon weighed 15 ts
loggers were working in falling snow Coaster in Oceanlake, were: Pat Hask
pounds and measured 35 inches long
ell, Carol Whinery, Dee Lucas, Julie
Mrs. Sarah J. Taylor, 91, former | Oregon veterans’ lonu checks will
Manolis Santiam Cafe is under a by mid-week. Fresh snow was reported
Ernie was using a spinner on an 8-tb. |
Culbertson, Nita Ilietz, Barbara Black,
resident of the Mil City and Gate go in the mail starling June 18, it new ownership and name. Mrs. Jose
test kauer at the time his catch was
Gloria Worland, Norma Glaser, Mary
area passed away in Portland Wednes was announced Wednesday by the De phine Manolis has sold the fixtures at Marion Forks.
landed. It is reported that Ernie is
Keck, and Carleen Johnston.
day of this week. Funeral services partment of Veterans’ Affairs. Di of the cafe to Whitie Johnston, pres
not satisfied, now he wants to catch
Miller, who attended the fat lamb and
are ai ranged for Friday, June 13 at rector William F. Gaarenstio ni .-a u ent proprietor of the Mill City Hotel.
a ‘bigger” one—I guess that is what
wool show in Scio, could not attend.
1:30 p.m. at the Weddle funeral home that a total of some 75,000 bonus The building itself is under lease to
is called fisherman’s fever!
in Stayton, with interment at the Fair payments amounting to more than Johnston. Grand opening for Whitie’s
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$31,000,000 should be paid between the Santiam Cafe is Friday, June 13. A
We have been getting a good soakei
Yakima, Wash., band will provide
Mrs. Taylor leaves two sons Frank starting date and the end of July.
of a rain the last couple days. The
music for three gala opening nights.
The crop report released today re
canyon area has been in urgent need
Calif., seven grand children and 12 is presently in New York signing the
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Martin of Salem veals prospects for a large cherry crop I
of this rain because the woods were
•16,000 bonus bonds representing $16,- will be the new chefs of Whitie’s and little change in earlier estimates
getting too dry for safe logging oper-: great grandchildren.
Some summ«., rec-
000,000 in-bonus funds, which will be Santiam Cafe. Mrs. Martin formerly by the OSC Extension service from
ations, and the gardens and lawns
equipment has arrived and the pro
USDA reports and other data.
will really set their roots after this|
gram gets in full swing next Mon-
state of Oregon as soon as the signa son and the Triangle in Salem. Dur Strawberry Prices Unsettled
rain which is soaking the soil of Old
Registration of all boys and girla
of the funds should be forthcoming cook at the Senator hotel and Colonial for Oregon strawberries is still un
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interested in the summer program
by Friday, the treasurer's office in House, Salem.
The Republicans have named Gen.
New hours for Whitie’s Santiam who had not previously named a price will be held Monday morning at 9:30.
A total of 96,200 acres of Douglas Salem said.
Douglas MacArthur to keynote their
including the opening nights be- j began offering 15*6 cents a pound for All age groups are welcome and there
Veterans whose claims have been |
convention at Chicago in July. That Fir saw timber types in Linn County
ginning Friday, are 2:30 p.m. to 2:30 . stemmed berries. In the Salem area, will be activities for everyone.
is their privilege, but we wonder how is involved in the Douglas Fir beetle
Letha Thomas, 5th grade elimen-
a.m. A new 48-piece juke box will the price being paid to the growers re
the general proposes that he can ac , epidemic according to a survey con They will know it when they receive
be in operation after the period of mained mostly 14 cents. In the Port tary teacher, will be employed dur
cept this speaking engagement—but ducted by Weyerhaeuser Timber Com
the three opening nights and the stand land area, prices ranged from 14 to ing the summer for the arts and
of course, he has always been in the pany, Oregon State Board of Forestry applications are disallowed will be so
crafts and girls playground activi
| of the Yakima, Wash., band. Whitie’s 15*6 cents, mostly 15*6.
habit of doing as he pleased, in or | and the U. S. Bureau of Plant Quaran
gives the reason or reasons for dis
Prices for fresh market berries took
out of uniform. Just let one of his tine.
The program for the week June
as a day-off and will be closed.
When broken down into indensity of
a dip this week in comparison to a 16 to 20:
men do the same thing and see how
Veterans v ho have yet to apply are
week ago. On Tuesday, June 10, prices
quickly he would be court-martialed. ■ infestation classifications, the survey
advised to read the bonus instruc
on the Portland wholesale market
This is just another illustration of i shows 49,000 acres with a light infest- j
Monday P.M.—Girls and boy play
tions carefully and to fill out the
ranged from $1.25 to $1.60 for a 12-
how bankrupt the old guard Republi ation, 41,900 acres with a moderate
ground, little league baseball
basket crate, according to quality.
can party is—they must call upon a infestation and 5,300 acres with a
The schedule for the remainder of
They must also submit certified copies
Some growers this past week were the week:
man who could not exercise his official heavy infestation.
According to foresters, only known of their military discharge records,
advertising “U-pick” berries at 10c
trust as an officer, and so was called
which can be issued only by county
home in disgrace from a command he practical means of control under
9:30 to 12 noon
was incapable to command. I fail to Western Oregon conditions is through
Afternoon—Arts and crafts, boys
in Stayton Wednesday of this Strawberry Crop Needs Moisture:
see why he should be held up as a salvage of infested trees. For the
playground, little league baseball,
Continued dry weather in western
week, He lived many years in Gates,
great man for our children to see as a small wood-lot owner, it is recom
1:00 to 4:30 p.m.
he is well known, he had only Oregon has created a serious situation
hero, isn't that trying to push just mended that infested frees be cut and
home with for the strawberry crop. Deliveries
too much old brass down our throats? that all infested portions be burned to
during the first
of June quite I _ _
st week ot
A DAUGHTER-To Mr. and Mrs.; his daughter at Stayton,
I would like to see a man beyond re destroy the beetles
quantity, I Vgfgl-QUJ WOnied 10
Funeral services are at the Weddle satisfactory as to
proach, one who has fulfilled his job
I funeral home in Stayton Sunday at but late picking in most dry land fields
honorably before everyone, be selected from the top down. The first season, Salem General hospital.
1 p.m., with interment at the Fair will average relatively small in size
Our own Senator
A DAUGHTER—To Mr. and Mrs view cemetery.
as a keynoter.
unless showers starting today are |
Morse is one who would meet with and later fall, leaving a bare top. K ill- Leslie Brown, Mill City, June 8, at
Mr. Stitt leaves three daughters, heavier than expected by the Weather
Veterans who have moved since ap
national acclaim for such a post.
Salem Memorial hospital.
Mrs. Mabie Smith of Stayton, Mrs. Bureau.
plying for the Oregon bonus were
eventually the entire tree is killed.
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There was some improvement in warned today to report their address
A SON —To Mr. and Mrs. Athel Dean Dodden of Arcadia, Calif., and
Local Republicans in Oregon will
Savage, Idanha, June 6, at Salem Miss Alice Stitt of Salem, and one strawberry prospects, following the changes immediately to the Depart
regret the day they slapped Senator
son Delferd Stitt of Portland.
May 1 crop report of the U. S. Crop ment of Veterans’ Affairs bonus divi
Morse’s face when they snubbed him
Reporting Service, but this has been sion in Salem.
last Saturday by failing to elect him
offset by recent dry weather.
Bonus payments are slated to start
American Legion Auxiliary 3d Mon.
to the resolutions committee post over
Today, the USDA in Washington, by the first of Jul.y but H. C. Saalfeld,
Lions club meeting.
a political reactionary unknown out
D. C. released its June estimate of this bonus supervisor, predicted that many
A F. 4 A M. No. 180 stated meet
side his own district.
year's strawberry production. A spe of the checks will be returned to the
ing third Monday.
Senator Morse should soon learn
cial wire from the Crop Report Service department because applicants failed
O.E.S. meeting, 2d Monday month.
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that his strength is being wasted in
j tq report their changes of address.
this group where his talents are not T uesday —
Saalfeld said the office in most
He has been literally |
cases will not forward bonus checks.
kicked out of Republican councils, yet! 129-J School Board meeting 2d Tues
“If a veteran has moved since he ap
Lions Auxiliary 4th Tuesday
it is his own vote getting ability wh ich
plied for the bonus, and hasn’t in
Riders of the Santiam, 1st Tuesday
has kept the Republican party in
formed us of his address change, his
Tech. Sgt. Jack Flook of the Air bonus payment will be returned to the
power in this state.
Boy Scouts, 7:30, H. S. Recreation
Force visited the Mill City Enterprise veterans’ department and held until
City council first Wed. 7:30 p.m.
office this week. News work is right we can locate him.”
Santiam Eagles and auxiliary 8 p m.
“down his ally". Flook's job in the Air
Applicants can avoid this delay by
at Mill City fire hall.
Force is putting together news stories informing the department immedi
Santiam Rebekah IM—1st and 3rd
on Air Force men in action, here and ately of their address changes. They
Wed. at 8 p.m.
should write the Department of Veter
Idanha Power Company owners,
Altar Society 3d Wednesday 8 p.m.
Flook is the son of Mr. and Mrs. ans’ Affairs bonus division, Salem,
Paul N. Reynolds and Margaret J.
PTA, second Wednesday 8 p.m.
Geo. Flook of Mill City. Flook was Oregon.giving their full name and
Reynolds, have their utility up for rHl ’ USD AY—
graduated from Mill City high school bonus application number, their old
sale to Benton-Lincoln Electric Co-1
Theta Rho Club for Girls, meets 2d
address and the new address.
operative, Inc. The Reynolds filed an
and 4th Thursdays.
An estimated 65,000 veterans will
application to this effect with the Ore-1 Gates PTA 1st Thursday 8 p m.
Flook, his wife and two children
gon Public Utilities Commissioner in
have just returned from Hickum Air receive about $27,170,000 in the initial
American Legion 2d and 4th Thurs
Base, Honolulu, Hawaii, where he was payments during July. That is the
Salem, Friday. June 6.
Garden club fourth Thursday
number and amount of payments ex
Firemen Auxiliary meets 3d Thurs.
Idanha Power company furnishes
In newpaper talk, Flook "covered” pected to be approved when the first
Toastmistress Club, 2d 4 4th, 7 p.m.
electric energy in the town of Idanha
certain "mercy" flights of the Air bonus checks go in the mail. More
and a nearby area in Marion and Linn FRIDAY—
Force that arose as a result of battle I than 85,(»00 Oregon veterans already
Counties. A public hearing on the
of those fighting in Korea. have applied, while about 50,000 more
matter will be held Thurdav morning
Next stop for Flook is the Aerial Port * applications are expected before the
at 10:30 a.m., June 19, in the city I Farmers Union meeting at Mehama
' December 1 deadline.
at Travis Air Force Base, Calif.
Woman’s chib, 2nd
fire hail in Idanha.
Archery Club Planned
For Canyon Residents
T wj Forest Fires
Start Fhis Week
Sarah J. Taylor, 91
Oregon Bonus Checks Whitie Johnston Buys
In MH! June 18
Manolis Santiam Cafe
Weekly Fruit and
Nut Crops Review
Douglas Fir Beetle
Hits 95,200 Acres
Wm. Jesse Stitt, 82,
Passes at Stayton
Coming Evenfs . . .
Sgt. Jack Flook Family
Visiting His Parents
Application Filed For
Sale of Idanha Power