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The MILL CITY ENTERPRISE
MILL CITY. OREGON
Belgium, »82.01 and »71.09; France,
The International Labor Organiza »66.38 and »62.03; Sweden, »90.20 and
Entered ae aacond-clasa matter November 10. ISiS at th** poet office at
tion has compiled some interesting »85.45; Switzerland, »70.54 and »31.29.
Mill City. Oregon, under the Act of March 1. 1ST».
figures on costs and expenditures for
The difference between the first
social security in 24 countries. There and second figure in each case goes
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sertion. Errors in advertising should be reported immediately. Display
currency values into dollars and cents, build reserves.
Collections for the
Advertising 45c column inch. Political Advertising 75c inch.
but the conversion has been made by future tend to be greater in Switzer
United Nations methods.
land and America, for example, than
Total revenue receipts for this pur in Sweden and Great Britain.
pose in the United States are »88.32
The most meaningful comparisons,
per capita, the ILO finds, while »67.86 however, probably are those which
is paid out in benefits. Great Britain undertake to compute the percent of
collects »99.58 and disburses »81.13; the national income devoted to old-
New Zealand, »120.39 and »111.68; age pensions, unemployment compen
“THE PAPER THAT HAS NO ENEMIES HAS NO FRIENDS.'
—George Put am.
sation, family benefits, and other
forms of social security, including in
many cases medical care and sickness
or disability benefits.
Dear Mr. Peterson:
In this scale the United States col
The last gasp of life in the “school case” was snuffed I read with interest, Mr. Turpin’s lects
exactly 6 percent of its earnings
out this week by the Linn County Circuit Court. Judge letter in last week’s paper, I partic-| in social security taxes, while Great
'Olliver tossed it out the window without so much as one ularly agree with the last two para Britain collects 12.9 percent, and other
meaty legal phrase being saved. No funds for costs in graphs in which Mr. Turpin states: averages are: West Germany, 18.56
"If our major political parties can percent; Belgium 14.08; France 13.88;
appealing stops the whole thing dead. The odor of its create
a good economy and good times New Zealand 13.82; Sweden 11.56;
decay will soon depart. Our hats are off to those citizens based on war, by the same token, wh} Finland 10.62; the Netherlands 9.36;
who stated it would be dismissed.
can’t they do the same in time of Switzerland 8.3; Canada, 8.26; Ireland
can be done. Good times 7.3; Italy 6.79; Greece 4.06; Turkey
Those on the pep squad for the school case must now created by It war
false prosperity.’’ 2.18.
live by the old saying, “It’s not ours to reason why, but to It is my belief is that
Whether one looks on the distribu
do or die!” We nurse the belief that this matter will not wil lalways be with us economic
under our eco tions of the welfare state as indica-
shake Mill City’s desire for good government, local or nomic system. Our great president, tions of advancement and promise or
Franklin D. Roosevelt, took over as as threatening inroads on individual
responsibility .some of these figures
The Enterprise hereby eats a lice-ridden Crow, feath head of the country in the depths of will
give perspective to the argument.
ers and all! Since the thing has been eaten, rejoice, it to bring immediate relief. He also —From
Christian Science Monitor.
won’t lie around stinking up our beautiful North Santiam! instituted such measures as social se
Salem and Albany papers please note.
If any flying curity, unemployment compensation, MODERN ATHLETES NEED BOW
TO NO ONE
saucers are reported in the near future in this area, think minimum wage laws, and better con
and then sports writers,
nothing of it, it’ll merely be our red faces.
The people didn’t re-elect Roosevelt when they run short of other things
for nothing. Today, the Democratic to talk about, discuss comparisons of
party pays lip service to the Roosevelt modern-day athletes with the old-
policies and program, particularly timers.
Psychologists may be enlisted to lick a vexing forest around the time of a national election. How would the best boxers, wrest-
Tire problem, say western forestry leaders.
because they know that this is what lers, baseball and football players of
Nine out of every ten man-caused forest fires start the majority of people want. After today compare with those of yester-
within 100 yards of main travelled roads and highways. an election, as in 1948, nothing is done year? they speculate. And their an-
forward this program.
swers are always inconclusive. There
Cigarettes thrown out of moving cars by careless motor to I carry
submit that today there is NO is no basis of comparison.
ists, campfires left unattended and uncontrolled debris difference between the Republican and But in track and field events, in the I
burning are the major causes of blazes which take a toll Democratic parties. They both stand public eye now because of the Olym
of millions of dollars annually of valuable young trees for war. They both agree on a pro pic games at Helisnki, it's’ a different
Old-time athletes competed
gram of witch-hunting and name story.
calling, on excessive profits for the against the clock and the measuring
How to reduce this carelessness stumps forestry ex monopolies, high taxes, ad nauseum. stick or tape. The moderns do the
perts who have used every known method of education Their differences are on strategy— same.
The results are all on the side of I
in recent years. True, points out W. I). Hagenstein, chief not policy.
forester of Industrial Forestry Association, the number What choice do we have today for the moderns, Athletes today run
president and vice president. On the faster, jump higher or farther and
of man-caused forest conflagrations have been cut by one
we have General Eisen throw greater distances than they ever
two-thirds since 1940 with the advent of the Keep Green hower, hand,
hand-picked by Wall Street, did, until one wonders when the abso
program in 36 states of the union.
the man who has yet to voice a def lute limits will be reached.
“The crime,” says Hagenstein, “is that we should lose inite opinion on any major issue. His A case in point is the Tulare, Cal.,
running-mate is Richard Nixon, who wonder athlete, Bob Mathias, who
any timber from preventable fires.”
draft the anti-labor Taft-Hart- broke his own Olympic record in the
There is where the psychologists come into the picture. helped
ley law, the McCarran police state act, decathlon at Helsinki the other day.
"Maybe they can tell us how to reach the very small per the Mundt-Nixon bill to suppress our j Mathias in 9 of the 10 events bettered
centage of the public,” Hagenstein pointed out, “who civil rights.
marks of the all-time great, Jim
in the 1912 Olympics,
still persist in careless and wanton acts. At least, it is Then, there's the Democratic ticket, Thorpe,
worth a trial.”
to no one. Let's not be fooled. There
In the 32 men’s track and field
was no ground-swell at the convention events conducted at Helsinki the cream
He was Truman’s of the world’s athletes smashed nine
choice, and Kefauver, whether better I world records and 27 Olympic records,
or worse, didn’t have a chance, Stev- with the United States leading the
enson's running-mate is Sen. John way, (The Russians built up their
Sparkman, the Dixiecrat senator from big point total in gymnastics events.)
Our track and field stars would
Alabama, picked by the Truman ma
seem to prove that this age needs
chine to hold the south in line.
Will be at his Mill City office in the Jenkins Building
I challenge the theory that this apologize to none in history when it
Thursday afternoons 1 to t> p.m.
country is limited to two parties and comes to producing stalwart men.—
Also Thursday evenings hy Appointment
that their candidates, hand-picked by From Oregon Journal.
n few men, are the only choice the
( lilt \G<> FROM MOSCOW
; people have. No. you don’t have to
vote for an Eisenhower or a Steven
Chicago as seen from Moscow is a
— ! son. You can vote for peace, civil gigantic hoax on the American people.
liberties, labor and minority rights. The conventions, Soviet newspapers
You can vote for Vincent Hallinan i declare, are elaborate shows put on
and Charlotta Bass, Progressive party by “billionaire monopolists’’ to force
candidates for president and vice I on the people candidates who are
nothing but tools of Wall Street.
You may say, "They don't have a
Of course, the Chicago Tribune has
chance to be elected — I’m throwing
away my vote.'" This is a fallacious
argument. True, we need not delude
WE ARE PLEASED
ourselves that they will win, but a
tremendous vote for them and for ■
TO SERVE YOU!
the people’s platform for which they
We hope you are pleased
stand, will serve as a warning to the I
with our service.
two other parties that we want p< g
NOW, lower taxes, lower food costs, |
equal privileges and opportunities for
everyone, regardless of color or creed,
more government spending for schools,
hospitals, education, and less for arm
aments. Sincerely, RUTH STOVALL,I
Box 443. Mill City.
DON PETERSON, Publisher
Editor's Letter Box
2—THE MILL CITY ENTERPRISE
August 7, 1952
been saying much the same thing the vast number of alert, well-in
abolt the success of the Republican formed grassroots -Americans who
progressives, thus illustrating anew formed a substantial part of the Eisen
the adage that extremes meet. But hower ground swell.
But the men in the Kremlin have
Moscow goes further in insisting that
the differences between Republican never learned the difference between
and Democratic candidates are imma a ground swell and an underground
terial, since Wall Street will pull the plot, between grass-roots sentiment
and greenback influence. They should
strings whoever wins.
It is true that the Eisenhower nomi-i not confuse the people watching the
nation insures that both parties will Chicago conventions with the cattle in
campaign in the coming election on a the adjacent stockyards.—From Chris
basis of liberal internationalism so tian Science Monitor.
far as foreign policy goes, and that J
“millionaire liberals” in both parties i
have played or are playing a part in ,
But the Moscow
charge should make interesting read
ing to the labor leaders whose influ
ence in the Democratic convention has
been visible to the naked eye, and to
We have added another pharmacy to
“The Quisenberry Pharmacies, that operate as one”
130 S. Liberty St., Salem
The new pharmacy will be open until 11:00 o’clock
at night on week days and from 12:00 noon until 2:00
P.M. and 6:00 until 9:00 in the evenings on all Sundays
and all holidays.
There we will specialize in prescriptions and stock
will be limited to medicines and sick room supplies.
Your prescriptions will be on file there as well as
at the other locations and will be available, for your
convenience, these longer hours.
The new location is 130 South Liberty Street, and
the phone number is 4-3336. However, if you dial the
Court Street number, 3-9123, and that store is closed,
the call will be relayed.
We are pleased to be able to offer this kind of pre
scription service and to have it available these longer
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From where I sit...
Well, What Do You Know?
Do you believe in a hunch of old
tales about lightning — about how
It's attracted hy cats or the warmth
of cattle... how it never strikes in
the same place tw ice ... or how it's
liable to turn milk sour? Lots of
people often do—hut they're wrong.
Dad Hawkins inspired this col
umn today. He's really studied up
on lightning since his own cow
barn w<s struck that time.
“Trouble is. rno-t of us don't
know half enough about the sub
ject." Dad says. “And about half
of what we do know is false!"
From where I sit. Dad's state
ment applies to a lot of things be
sides lightning. Too many people
think they know their neighbor's
wrong when he votes for his can
didate instead of theirs. Some peo
ple even resent our right to enjoy
a friendly glass of beer if and
when we choose. Opinions based on
misinformation and prejudice, in
stead of being "grounded'' on true
facts can cause more damage than
lightning ever did.
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