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About The Mill City enterprise. (Mill City, Or.) 1949-1998 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 14, 1952)
By DON PETERSON
Welcome to our city, Softballers,
each and everyone of you!
yourself at home and if there is any
thing you need or want just let us
know what it is and we’ll do every
thing in our power to help you get
it. We want you to come. We want
you to enjoy yourself while here. We
want you to feel that you are welcome
when you get here and that you would
like to come again when you leave.
If you have enjoyed your visit in out
city then we will be happy. Call us
by our first names and we’ll do the
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Committees working on the tourna
ments arrangements have been going
at it from morning till night, and
some ’way into the night to get every
detail ready for our guests due to
begin arriving Friday evening from
Nyssa in the eastern part of the state.
Work has progressed rapidly on
the ball field in excellent shape with
all hands doing a fine job. The field
is ready, for the expected large turn
outs that will be interested in follow
ing their favorite teams through the
Trophies have arrived and are on
display in the Mill City State batik
window for all to admire. They are
beautiful trophies and will certainly
be something worth fighting for.
If anyone has rooms available for
a few nights you are urged to get in
touch with Dave Reid immediately so
that all our guests can be properly
housed. Dave believes he will be able
to house everyone, but a few extra
rooms may come in handy, so let's
look around and see if you don’t have
a room you could make available.
Charles Kelly has been contacting
the restaurants and making arrange
ments to take care of the problem of
feeding the visitors for their stay.
Plan.- are ready for feeding the
players and their ladies and any others
who may wish to join them in the park
at a bean pot feed on Sunday after
noon at 5:30 p.m. by the Lions club
and their committee. Ball players and
their ladies are to be guests of the
club, others may pay a small fee for
the feed in the park.
Monday morning a tour of the De
troit Dam and the Fish Hatchery is
planned for the ball players and their
ladies, and Monday afternoon the ball
players will be guests of the Mill
City Theatre to see the baseball pic
ture, "The Pride of St. Louis.”
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Councilman Lee Knuwless reports
that N. W. Haner was in the city
today inspecting the paving operations
and found the contractor doing an ex
The paving on Second
street will be in use for the tourna
ment according to present plans.
Knowles is planning on a public
meeting for the week of August 25th
to discuss the city-wide paving and
drainage plans. We will announce a
time and place for the meeting next
week, and it is hoped that a large
turnout will be present for this meet
Warning Issued For
Care of "Dog Bite"
Recently several instances of dog
bites have occurred in which the
parties involved requested an exami
nation of a dead dog for rabies. The
dogs involved had been killed imme
diately after the biting. “It is im
possible to examine a dog's brain for
rabies after it has been shot through
the head,” explains Dr. J. W. Guepe,
M,D., and Linn county health officer.
A dog bite should be thoroughly
washed and should receive prompt
tion of rabies vaccine can usually be
postponed until a laboratory examina
tion is made.
The dog responsible should be se
curely restrained for 14 days. If the
dog does not become ill or die during
this period, it did not have rabies.
If the dog becomes ill or dies, it should
be taken to a veterinarian who should
take the proper steps of the examina
tion of the brain. The head must be
removed intact, packed in ice in a
metal container and sent to the State
Only two cases of rabies have been
reported in Oregon since 1945. One
occurred in Multnomah county in 1950
and one in Klamath county in 1946.
T he MILL CITY
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Vol. VIII—No. 33
MILL CITY. OREGON. THl’RSl) \Y. \l Gl ST 14. 1»52
$2.50 a Year, }0c a
City Welcomes Softballers
To ’52 State Tournament
Newbry to Toss First Ball;
Play at 4:30 p.m.; Mill City
Meets Nyssa in Nightcap.
Eugene, Corvallis, Oswego, Salem, Tillamook,
Central Point, Nyssa, and the Mill City host
team open the 1952 Oregon Softball Tourna
ment at Allen Field Saturday afternoon in what
promises to be the strongest state tourney ever
staged in the history of Oregon softball. As
the result of the new 8-team double elimina
tion playoff replacing the 16-team single elim
ination type, this year's tourney entries have
gained a berth in the big show by winning a
The Mill City team who are hosts for the State Softball Tournament beginning Saturday, August 16, and running on through
August 20, playing on Mill City's tllen Field. Back row. left to right, Boyle. Carleton. Dombrowski. Sutton, Downing. David
district championship and an inter-district
son. and Kelly, manager. Front row, left to right. Dell, P. Valdez, I). Valdez. Dell Jr., Brown Jr.. Chase1, and Zuber. Not
playoff, leaving the top eight contenders to
pictured: Jubb, Parker. Means. Carey, and Bennett.
compete for the season’s
Lightning Sets Fire highest honor.
Bob Baltimore Plays
Newbry To Throw First Ball
Secretary of State Earl T. New
Detroit- A mountain climbing ex
bry, will officially open the ’52 State
Detroit A lightning-caused fire in Tournament by tossing in the first
Bob Baltimore will represent Mill expedition led by Irv Wright of Jeffer
Clearing operations for Bonneville
City in the Shrine hospital benefit son headed for Mt. Jefferson Thursday Power Administration’s three-mile, I the Blowout Creek area was under ball for the Salem-Corvallis opener.
All-Star East-West Class B football with plans to scale the mountion in al4 13,800-volt Big Cliff-Detroit transmis control Wednesday, while the Sardine
The field is sprinkled with peren
game played Augu>t 30 at the round hour trek Friday.
sion line are expected to get undei - Creek fire had been extinguished will,
Included in the patty were Wright way during the week of August 18, the assistance of the Lee Logging nial favorites such as Rubenstein’s of
up stadium in Pendleton.
Eugene and the Corvallis Elks, as well
Baltimore was among the 24 players and his son John, Stan Freese of Salem announces W. E. Trommershausen, Co. of Mill City, Kimsey Logging Co.,
as two surprise entries from Nyssa
selected for the West squad and will Larry Jack of Idanha, Howard Dean area manager, Eugene. Contract f«r Idanha Lumber Co., and forest service
and Central Point.
leave this weekend for Hotel Bowman and S. T. Moore of the Detroit Ranger the clearing was awarded August 13 crews.
The Nyssa club gained a tourney
Forest service officials had rushed
After reporting fot Station.
to B. P. Gerard, general contractor,
Moore and Dean entered the Jeffer Seattle, on his low bid of $24,700.
35 men to the Sardine Creek burn berth disposing of last year’s final
training the boys will undergo tw« i
son Park area by way of the Breiten-
weeks of intensive practice.
Clearing of a 60-foot right-of-way, area in an effort to control fire dis ist from Hermiston by copping two
Players have been asked not to plan bush trail from the hot springs, mak with adjacent danger trees, is ex- covered a mile northwest of May straight games 5-1 and 1-0, which sub
stantiates their role as the tourney
any outside activities a- their time is ing the 12 mile horse hack trip to in 1 pected to start near Big Cliff with ah flower creek Tuesday morning.
The Sardine creek fire of last year dark horse.
to be completely taken up with piac- spect trail maintenance and trail crews i initial crew of about 15 men on the
tice and social events already planne.i Others of the party took a shorter I job. Trommershausen was advised by ] is memorable for having threatened
Nyssa with a 32-3 win and loss
foi them. The boys upon arrival fvi route by Breitenbush Lake.
Local power saw I the safety Of the towns of Mongold record will oppose the strong Mill
The return tiip will be routed by ' operators and general labor will be and Detroit la-t August w'ie». for n City host team that b<.iris a <3-5 «•>-
practice will be presented with a dis- ,
tinctive jacket which they will be re Pamelia Lake Saturday.
employed, if available, and contrac time the whole North Santiam can 1 son record against' the state’s finest
tors headquarters will be maintained yon posed a tinder box in the face competition.
quired to wear at all functions.
Bill Patterson of Gervais, will Le
at Mill City with Leonard Scott ih of a 20,000 acre fire.
Central Point, another new name in
The Sardine fire was determined to tournament play, earned their right to
head coach of the 24 boys of the West
“Bonneville's Big Cliff-Detioit line, . have been smoldering in a tall snag i vie for championship honors by elim
team, assisted by Jack Woodward of
scheduled for energization in Novem ! since a year ago when the area was inating all competition in the highly
ber 1953, will initially supply con burned over.
Leaving with Baltimore for Pendle
regarded Klamath Falls and Grants
ton from this vicinity will be Jack
Salem (Special)—A “Queen of th. struction power for the Big Cliff proj
| Pass districts.
Gries and Ray Christensen of Sub Kitchen” contest, a feature of special ect,” Trommershausen said, "After
Six Repeaters From 1951
interest to the state’s homernakeis, generation is installed at Big Cliff,
will be a highlight of the 87th Oregon the line will be used to link the power
There will be six repeaters from
1 last years tournament held in Eugene,
State Fair, opening here August 30 from Big Cliff with that from De
for an eight-day run.
the championship Eugene club; third
troit Dam for distribution at 230,Doo
Based entirely on entries in the volts to southwest Oregon centers.”
Detroit — Community Chest repre- place winner, Corvallis; fourth place
culinary divisions of the 1952 State
Albert M. Woodside, Camp Mon ' sentatives C. A. Kells of Salem and finisher, Mill City; along with Oswego,.
Fair premium book, now available to
Salem—A combined horse show and all requesting it, the contest will select gold, Ore,, will be Bonneville’s proj ; David J. Ferguson of Pratum called on I Tillamook, and Salem.
Prominent in this yeai’s show is
rodeo will be held in Salem at the one entrant as the Queen of the ect engineer. Right-of-way clearing Detroit leaders last week to contact
Willamette Valley Horsemen’s asso Kitchen. She will be awarded a num is expected to be completed in 150 respective committee members in this ' the pitching talent amassed by the
1 eight squads. Most teams advancing
ciation grounds on South River Road ber of outstanding prizes.
One of the top prizes will be a I
Ferguson, president of the Marion ! with at least two outstanding twirlers
Aug. 23 and 24.
County Chest, and Kells, chairman, holding enviable season records.
Twenty-eight events are scheduled complete set of the famous Guardian i
are endeavoring to establish commit
on the two-day program ranging from Service aluminum ware for cooking, |
The defending champion Eugene
vauled at $180. Other prizes w ill be |
tees in each community to head chest nine, pre-tourney favorites, return
wild cow milking contests to quarter
added to this vaulable award.
drives and to educate the public in with the unbeatable Ro Willis and
mile free for all races.
"The Queen of the Kitchen” contest. I
The regular business meeting of the community chest needs and services. i stylist Ron Willoughby.
Western horses, show horses, jump Leo Spitzbart, fair manager said, “la
The Marion County Chest contrib
ers and five-gaited horses will be in separate and apart from the various, American Legion Auxiliary that was
Oswego, opponents of the Rube’s in
the competition, with many other en- I awards and premiums offered by the to be held Monday, August 18th, will utes toward the maintenance of the
the opening round, boast the slants of
tertainment features scheduled on the fair.” The prizes in this contest will be postponed.
no hit-no run Don Pearson. Keith
Anyone wishing the American Le Scouts, and Campfire Girls and to Marshall and Don Nelson lead the
program, Glen Concklin. events chair go to the woman adjudged the tops
’ hard-hitting Tillamook club, and both
A. W. Smither is director of the of the awards or premiums her entries rummage please call Ruth Stovall „1 Coivallis which serve youngsters from Ron Davidson and Don Carey of the
show and rodeo; Gene Teague of Stay accumulate in the judging by the fait Tearly Muir. Families that are now all points in the state.
; host team have hurled several no-no
A special panel of judges
The Detroit Community club of
ton is chairman of the show com will select the “Quenn of the Kitchen.' moving from Mill City and has odds
which Harry Rutherford is president
Awards to the winner will be mad« and ends that they wish to donate to
Vern Collins of Central Point is top
Entries may be made with the Salem : during fair week upon conclusion of the rummage sale, please leave same had agreed to undertake the commu notch tourney veteran, and Tommy
Rodeo and Horse Show, Box 765, all judging in the culinary department with any of the members or leave Wotu nity chest drive this fall. A commit Holman, who hurled for Corvallis last
tee will be appointed later.
at Muir's bakery.
headed by Mrs. Gladys Turnbull.
season, tops the Nyssa staff with no
losses for the ’52 season.
State Softball director, Ken Kerr
of Oregon City, will arrive in Mill
City Friday afternoon to establish
headquarters and to approve the fine
condition of the Allen Field with its
many new facilities. All team man
agers are directed to report to Kerr
at the Mill City Stadium or his liv
ing quarters in Mill City for final
instructions, player passes, and tn
turn in official players’ roster.
With Shrine Stars
Party Leaves Friday
In Blowout Creek
Queen of the Kitchen
Contest at State Fair
Heads Chest Drive
Horse Show and Rodeo
Scheduled in Salem
Legion Auxiliary Plans
Rummage Sale in Fall
Mrs. Anna Jenkins Opens
Mar Dean Cafe Friday
A DAU( iHTER T o Mr. and Mrs.
Edwin Sto ne, Mill City, Aug. 11, at
Salem Mernnri<1 hospitul.
A SON -To Mr. and Mrs. Glenn
Ander«« < Mill City, Aug. 11, at Salem
A DAL( ■ HTF.R To Mr. and Mr«
Donald Be ng«ttm, Mill City, Aug. 8,
at Salem (General hospital.
This is Mill City’s \llen Field, the site of the State Softball Tournament
n ng Saturday afternoon when Kelly’s Boy«en Paint team, local champ«.
« m H plav host to the 1952 Oregon Softball tournament.
Eugene. Tillamook. Oswego, Corvallis, Central Point, Nyssa and the Mill
City team will display their softball wares in a double-elimination tourney.
(Ph< to courtesy The Capital Journal and Bob Veness)
Mrs. Anna Jenkins has leased the
Mar Dean cafe and will open for
business Friday of this week. Mrs.
Bertha Dickie and Mrs. Jennie Davis
are assisting in the operation of the
The cafe will operate as a
1 restaurant and fountain.
Mrs. Jenkins is not new to Mill City
I old-timers. She sold out the present
plsce of business where Mom & Fop’s
i cafe now do business in 1946 to Mr.
and Mrs. Dewey Flatman after op-
, erating it for eight years, and is well