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The MILL CITY ENTERPRISE
I insured with only six quarters of cov
FLUORINATED CITY WATER
DON PETERSON. Publisher
There is considerable discussion in erage. A quarter of coverage is any
Entered as second-class matter November 10, 1944 at the post office at
Salem as well as many other commu calendar quarter in which a wage
Mill City, Oregon, under the Act of March 3, 1873.
nities al lover the nation on the addi earner is paid $50 or more in wages
CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING: One insertion for 50c or three for SI.00.
tion of fluorine to a city’s water sup ■ from covered employment.
Persons who anticipate retirement
The Enterprise will not he responsible for more than one incorrect in
ply for preservation of teeth by the
sertion. Errors in advertising should be reported immediately. Display
in 1952 should talk it over with their
Advertising 45c column inch. Politica)
Political Advertising 75c inch.
social security office. Their retire-
Fluorine has proved during the past
I ment date might be important in
seven years beneficial in many places I deciding the amount of their future
where tried in reducing the incidence
benefits. The Portland office of the
of dental decay in children not older I Social Security Administration is
than 12 years, who have not yet de
located at 104 Old Post Office Build
veloped their permanent teeth. With
ing, Portland 4, Ore. Other Oregon
the good start of elimination from
field offices are located in Salem,
•THE PAPER THAT HAS NO ENEMIES HAS NO FRIENDS.’’
decay, permanent teeth would reflect
Eugene, Medford, Klamath Falls, and
—George Put: am.
LaGrande. Social Security represent
Any doubts of the benefits of fluord- atives also make regular scheduled
ization has been settled by the ap- stops in many other towns. — From
provel received from the Public Health Oregon Teamster.
The Democrats are gathering in Chicago. According Service, the American Dental Associ
the National Institute of Denttl
to the spokesmen of the recent occupants of convention ation,
Research and the National Research
hall, each Democrat should ride up to said hall in a Council, the Oregon State Board of
Cadillac with a mink-coated blonde on each arm. Also Health, the Marion and Polk County The following appeared in a recent
these fabulously rich and corrupt individuals should stride Dental Society and many other dental issue of the Oregon Journal, Portland
one Oregon daily newspaper. We think it might
and as they do • so toss<
; Seaside its is water
be of local interest:
a few old, dirty ten-dollar bills to the cowering and beneficial results. There may with
NOW HE HAS THE $1.20
The Democrats take their conventions rather seri The process of treating water with After Editor:
hearing speakers at the GOP
is similar to that of treat
ously. For the past few years those they have nominated fluorides
tell how rotten the present
ing it with chlorine by a battery of
became the leaders of our nation. It is clear that the machines now universally adopted, Democratic administration is, I felt
Democrat delegates must have pleased more than just which had the same initial opposition so dirty I had two baths in one day
of my usual one a week.
other Democrats by their choices. The Democrats in that now faces fluordization by ad instead
Maybe it’s just a bad dream, but
Chicago need not hurl vile words at anyone; and if they
exploded myth because it no longer in the early ’30s I seem to remember
do, it certainly will be in bad taste and very unbecoming. exists
walking the railroad track looking for
in quantities for city supply.
The Democrats have been the leaders; they have taken Fluorinated water, as proved in San cinder-covered stale bread that had
discarded by dining cars.
the bitter with the sweet. They can expect more of Francisco, Washington and other large been
wood and sawdust from
cities, does not affect industrial prod
ucts. Beer is now brewed with fluor curb to basement for 25 cents per cord
It is simply not possible that we can figure out who inated water without changing its or load and most of the time had to
will be the Democrats’ choice. We will not sink to the taste. No evidence has been produced take food for payment. I have seen
men and women fight over the
level of saying that it will be determined by President that natural or artificial fluorinated both
first chance at a garbage can.
Truman. The Democratic party will have reached lowly trial problem.
heard a banker’s wife say she had not
depths, indeed, if one man can chart its course. Our Fluorides are toxic, but mere traces been able to pay her housekeeper any
experience is quite the contrary.
are added to water supplies and there money for two years.
Well, it is no dream that under the
If the Democrats do not conduct themselves as strong is no valid opposition to their con so-called
rotten Democratic adminis-1
trolled utilization. The cost is trivial
men and women we will be miffed.
Democrats must and the proof of its benefits have been tration, and with a low-bracket rating,
.juggle some pretty hefty problems, like the Korean con demonstrated by its acceptance by I have accumulated property, a few
flict, our foreign policy and the national debt. The people over 5 million Americans living in 63 bonds, a small savings account and
of the United States have been looking to the Democrats cities in 16 states who have been drink I expect to retire with an income of
ing fluoridized water daily for year almost $100 a month.
for leadership. The Democrats must continue worthy of —
It is true, I am paying high taxes,
From Capital Journal.
but in the early ’30s I did not have
Stalin’s slimy hand has a nasty way of thrusting ABOUT YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY any money to pay taxes with and had
nothing to pay taxes on.
itself into our politics. Stalin’s boys routed U. N. Forces
Today I paid $1.20 a pound for a
in Korea during the U.S. congressional seat fights in 1950.
of 1950 will come of age in mid-1952. steak. Twenty years ago this steak
Many believe the fear this created cost many Democrats By that time, most employes retiring was only 25 cents a pound. Twenty
their seats in Congress. Stalin isn’t above pulling some under
the program will have earned years ago I did not have 25 cents.
similar performance just before November this year. We that six quarters of coverage after Today I had L. the
R. BARRETT, Portland I
have no doubt but what the reaction would be again
against the Democrats. Given the facts, the people will themselves of a benefit figured under To the Editor:
the new benefit formula.
make a proper choice.
I wonder if any of your readers have
For claims filed before April 1952,
only the old mtehod of benefit figur driven out the “Old Mill Road” just
ing could be used, but for most per east of the Theater, behind one of the
65 years of age or over, who logging trucks operating out that
Republican hi-jinks in Chicago are over. u "Ike” and filed claims after April 1, 1952, their road???
Nixon are their men for November. Someone who is not beenfit may be figured by the most It is an experiene I cannot recom
mend! The logging trucks all seem to
exactly a friend of these two gentlemen coined a new idea advantageous method for them, either operate
rate of speed, and
“Nix-on Ike”. Little gimmicks like this “Nix-on Ike” Under the new formula, it will be this, plus at the a high
weight of the truck and
can catch on and do a lot of harm to political ambitions. possible for some retired workers to the road, manages to throw up a cloud
Fortunately newspapers a n (1 magazines that pushed draw a benefit of $80 per month, while of gray, chalky, dust, making it abso
“Ike’s” cause may now really hold forth, There will be under the old formula the highest pos lutely impressible to see where one is
This happens each time a log
no necessity for "eating crow” which would have been sible late is $68.50. Benefits will going.
vary in amount from a $20 minimum ging truck goes along that road, and
necessary had Taft been nominated.
to $80, depending upon average month all of us are in despair.
Those who feared Taft’s domestic policy can keep ly wages. The average monthly bene What are out there, anyway-the for
the same old feeling with "Ike" as the Republican stand fit in Oregon is only $40.50 per month gotten people?? 1 understand this mat
ter has been called to the attention of
ard bearer. “Ike" has been led into the political arena at Those
who retired before July 1,' responsible officials in Mill City, also
as a battler for our present foreign policy or something I 1952, will not qutlify for the maxi- I the matter of a speed limit on this road
similar, how similar we do not know. "Ike" must be mum beenfit except in rare cases and has been discussed, but NOTHING ha-
asked for a clear understandable statement regarding his only in certain cases can the $80 bene been done about it.
All the homes along there get a big
Dewey engineered the nomination of fit rate be paid before January 1953. cloud
of gray, chalky buet as each log
The new method of figuring benefits i
“Ike" because he believed "Ike” is a winner. With the does
not mean an automatic increase ging truck passes, and believe me they
big number states in the bag for "Ike" at the convention, in payments to present beneficiaries; pass frequently. The same thing
his nomination was a cinch.
nor does it mean that all future bene- ‘ occurs when an individual driving his
get $80 per month. It car sees fit to press his foot down on
A new twist to the old McCarthy technic of guilt by is simply will
a benefit computation form- 1
association is the hinting hither and yon that Truman ula basing benefits on average month- ,
once offered "Ike” the Democratic nomination for Presi ly wages paid after December 31.
dent. This little bit of gossip pictures "Ike" as having 1950. It can be used in computing
MILL CITY. OREGON
Editor's Letter Box
Truman’s stamp of approval. Truman has in jest offered
the Presidency to many though they be young or old.
"Abilene Ike" has been hoisted on the back of the creak
ing GOP elephant. He can expect no steadying hand from
the Democrats or Truman.
Will be at his Mill City office in the Jenkins Building
Thursday afternoons 1 to 6 p m.
Also Thursday evenings hy Appointment
HOME Ol Fl< I
.11.1 W. FIRST. Al HWY
MILL CITY MEAT MARKET
Quality Meats and Groceries
KILL EVERY RAT
Or. Hess Product
Use DrfHess Warfarat according to direc
tions and you can kill every rat on your
farm. It kill* three kinds of rats—also
mice. It’s a safe, sure killer.
Easy to use. It's a prepared bait. No
mixing or prebaiting. Rats do not become
bait shy nor develop tolerance. They keep
on eating it till the last rat bites the dust.
SANTIAM FARMERS CO-OP
Grinding and Mixing
THANK HEAVENS' Most attack* »re ¡u*t acid
indigestion When it strikes, take Bell-ans
tablets. They contain the fastest-acting
medicines known to doctors for the relief of
heartbum. gas and similar distress. IS«.
This spark plug is rohhing its owner of gasoline-Yes, a
cracked or worn plug, or one that has run more than
10,000 miles, can rob you of one gallon of gasoline of
the gas as far as it will go, and j big scallion to the logging truck driv
because of the absence of cross-streets ( ers who don’t care how fast they roll
in that area it seems to be regarded as —and also to the above mentioned
a “no limit” speedway all the way out! | speed demons who put the gas to the
It is not only a discouraging and, floor when they turn the corner east
disheartening situation to those of us ■ from the theatre—and leave it down
who are property owners along that1 all the way out.
road, but it is also dangerous- both to j Please — won’t someone come out
children and grownups walking along ' that way and take a good look at the
the road It is impossibe to see anyone j situation, and check this condition
on the road at all immmediately after when the logging trucks are rolling?
We have all invested money in our
one of these dust clouds in raised.
I have heard much talk around town, homes — why should our property
to the effect the “road will be paved”; values be decreased in order that the
“the logging companies will pay part” logging companies may operate? Cer-
“they are going to black-top road” tainly they have to haul their logs,
each story has given all of us out there but let’s fix the road so they CAN
new hope but NOTHING HAPPENS! continue their hauling without all of
An orhid to the moderate drivers us along the road paying a penalty!
How about it? Sincerely, and my
who realize this condition, and try to
give both the people on the road, and , thanks for any help you can give us!
the pedestrians, a break—by driving j
A practically axphyxiated
at a reasonable speed—and a great I
benefits only for wage earners who
are fully insured by virtue of wages j
paid since December 31. 1950. Any
wage earner that will attain the age
of 65 before July 1, 1954, can be fully
Our Great America
July 17, 1952
2—THE MILL CITY ENTERPRISE
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) OF any
«TATt IN THC
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every ten. The
stolen" gasoline escapes through the
exhaust or into the crankcase.
Car Saver Service can protect you against this kind of
loss by frequent periodic inspection and replacement of
worn plugs. It is just part of the service designed to re
duce wear of vital pans and improve gasoline mileage
and give smooth engine operation.
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