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About The Mill City enterprise. (Mill City, Or.) 1949-1998 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 13, 1952)
By DON PETERSON
I spent Monday in the new City
of Detroit and if you want to make
a beautiful drive don’t fail to drive
jp there soon. The highway has been
given a new coat of black-top in the
past few weeks and the new section
of the road from Detroit to Idanha
is all complete, and is in use now,
making a fast smooth road all the
way to Idanha and soon will be open
from Mehama all the way to Idanha
and on into Bend in eastern Oregon
when the new bridge over the Little
North Fork is completed.
We in the canyon area can be and
are justly proud of this new link in
the highway that makes movement
easy from one city to another. In my
short tenure here I remember the old
road that wound its way along the
bottom of the Santiam canyon from
here to Idanha, in such a fashion that
it was difficult to make the curves
and leave room for meeting the in
evitable traveler along the highway.
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The coming of the Detroit dam to
this area has indeed made great
changes for all of us.
accept the old for the new if it were
possible. The coming of the dam has
brought progress and a new road with
power developments that few had
ever thought possible just a few years
ago. One can drive past the new dam
(it is now getting finishing touches)
and say to himself, “this one we own”,
let us hope that it will always be so.
Detroit now has cheap power fur
nished by Benton-Lincoln Co-op and
new businesses have opened up in
order to make better use of this new
supply of power. Marion Kite has
opened up a new electric contracting
and supply store to service the com
munity and is putting in lines of ap
pliances of all kinds and sizes for
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Businesses are all moved out of the
old site and re-established on the
new site with modern well constructed
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Vol. VIII—No. 46
Three Link Club Serves
Annual Dinner Saturday
Mll.l. CITY, OREGON. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13. 1*52
YOUR BLOOD — IF YOU WERE A DONOR
The Mill City Three Link club will!
hold their annual dinner Saturday, I
November 15 from 5 to 8 p,ni. at the
The main course will be chicken
and hot biscuits.
Salads, relishes, |
baked beans, and other foods will be
served from a large buffet table. I
Dessert will consist of ice cream and '
Pi ices are 99c for adults and 49e ,
for children. There will also be a;
fancy work booth, where aprons and .
other gift items will be sold.
$2.50 a Year. ]()t> a Copy
Mill City Women's Club
Holds Public Meeting
The Mill City Women's club will
have as their guest speaker Tuesday Planning 8th
November 18, Warden Virgil T.
O'Malley of the Oregon State peni
The public is cordially invited to
Mill City Firemen are on the evt»
the meeting which will be held in the of the 8th annual Firemen's Benefit
Presbyterian recreation room at 8 Dance. The date of the big event for
this year is Saturday, November 22.
The place of the widely attended and
talked about affair will be the usual
place, the now much improved Mill
City Fire hall.
The purpose of the benefit dance
and fun making is the same also, for
making the lot of the Firemen a
better one. Mill City volunteer fire
men receive no pay for their service
Ana Maria and her Spanish Ballet during the year. Money raised by
will be presented at the Salem high the dance and its popular sideshows
school auditorium November 17, as will be used in fire hall improvements
Beautiful exhibits and fine enter-
the second in the 1952-53 Willamette as in former years.
tainment in addition to the customar-
distinguished artists series season.
ily good food were featured at this
Those who have attended the Fire
Direct from a tour of her native men’s dance in prior years will no
year’s International Progressive din-
Spain, Ana Maria, one of that coun doubt bring their friends this year,
ner, the combined effort resulting in
tries foremost dancers, will make her if the efforts of Harold Wiltse, chair
a profit of $130.49 to the Parent-
appearance in Salem one of forty-five man of the benefit committee, and
Teacher association, as reported by
she is making on her third trans-con his committeemen have their way.
Mrs. Robert Veness, dinner chairman.
tinental tour under the direction of
Approximately 40 children belong
Impresario S. Hurok.
ing to the local youth organizations
The company will present Manvel
partitipated in the stage program
Fallas’ "The Three Cornered Hat”
of international songs and dances, di
during the second half of the pro
rected by Mrs. Harry Dyhrman, all
gram, while the first half will be de
appropriately costumed. Mr. and Mrs.
pttal Corpsman Donald J. Cspots of West Pittsburgh, Penna., adminis
voted to classical, folk and flamence
Henry Chaney and Mr. and Mrs. Arey
ters whole blood to a U. 8. Marine after recent fighting at Bunker Hill.
dances, chosen from the ensemble’s Services for Charles Theodore Hase
Podrabsky put on specialty dances.
Capote Is attached to the First Medical Battalion of the First Marine
repertoire of more than 60 man, mayor of Idanha, who died
Division, a long time front line outfit.
(Official U.S. Navy Photograph)
This program was greatly enjoyed by
Wednesday at a Salem hospital, will
all diners in the fine large grade
be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the
The first Spanish ballet company Weddle Funeral Home at Stayton.
school gymnasium as they had their
to tour the U.S., the troupe made
dessert and coffee seated at card
Ritualistic services will be by Mill
its debut in 1941 before the Pro-Arte
tables arranged to resemble an out
Lodge 180, AF and AM.
Society of Havana after two years of
door cafe. Doris Sheythe, Edna Ross,
was bom August 13, 1880,
Rosamund Remine, and Dorothy
Within six months, the Ana Maria in New York City and came to Ore
Dyhrman sang Irish songs as a quar
Portland (Special)—Patricia Ann Spanish Ballet had given more than gon in 7897, settling first in Yaquina
Linn county taxpayers have until
tet during the evening program.
Nov. 15 before c they lose <. a healthy Taylor, a brilliant young artist of the 70 performances.
Since then, the and later in Detroit, Mill City and
An elaborate exhibit from Mexico, discount on their
tax bills, accord- keyboard, will be the featured soloist ¡company has played at least three Idanha, He married Luella Sweeney
complete witlr rugs, pottery, jewelry, ing to Miss Anna Bender, tax deputy. at the Portland Junior Symphony’s
at Albany in 1902. : he died two
and costumes featured the main Saturday, Nov. 15 is the deadline for j opening concert of the season on Sat- [ return engagements in each Latin I years ago.
course served in the recreation room j Linn county taxpayers on the matter ' urday, November 22, at 8:30 p.m. in
Haseman, in the logging industry
Since the death of Argentinita.
Albany . (Special) — Stephen M. of the high school, Mrs. George Clise I of a discount for speedy payment of the public auditorium. Miss Taylor
at Idanha, was the first and most
Shelton, regional director of the north
will perform the melodic Mozart fav- ing for want of an artist who could recent mayor of Idanha, having been
their assessed taxes.
western region of the Bureau of cordion renditions of famous I.atin-
Linn county taxpayers mailing their ■ orite, Concerto for Piano and Or present it properly. Now that Ana elected to that office after the town's
Mines, has announced that an open American songs.
1 tax dollars in on November 15 will chestra in A major (K.414), under
incorporation a few years ago. He
Ireland, with soup served at the be given the advantage of the dis the direction of the Junior Sym Maria is again presenting this type was a charter member of Mill City
house will be held at the Northwest
Electrodevelopment Laboratory, Al Leo Lempke home, featured a fine count provided by law. All such let phony’s veteran conductor, Maestro
I Lodge 180, AF and AM; a member
linen tablecloth about 50 years old.
bany, on the afternoon of Nov. 21.
ters postmarked November 15 will be Jacques Gershkovtich.
| of Marilyn lodge 145, Eastern Star;
Tours through the laboratories will
Norway had a fine exhibit of silver so honored, so says, Miss Bender.
Miss Taylor, whose sure technique
. Multnomah chapter 1, Masons; De-
be conducted under the guidance of and materials at the smorgasbord
The Linn county tax office in Al and artistry have already won her
Molay Commandery, Masons, and the
professional and scientific personnel served buffet style in the Kenneth bany will be open until 12 noon, Nov. wide acclaim, is a sixteen-year-old
Al Kader Shrine.
from noon to 7:30 p.m. and will in Crosier home, ad the dessert course, 15. Prompt payment of taxes speeds resident of Portland and a piano
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs-
clude visits to the various parts of featuring Denmark, had native em up the administration of the business student of Miss Lillian Pettibone.
J. C. Raines, Bandon; two Bons, R-
the plant with demonstrations of elec broidery and an elaborate man’s pipe of the county, avoids needless ex During the past year she was winner
Fluoridation of the water supply as C. Haseman and J. R. Hasemap, both
tric smelting, electrolytic tin refining, on display. More than 230 people penditures of tax funds, and thereby in the Stillman-Kelly piano contest
of Idanha; a sister, Mrs. A) Regner,
mineral dressing, melting fabricating, were served, and the entire dinner makes possible the discount now ef and runner-up in national competition a tooth decay preventive will be dis
Seaside; two half-brothers, Frank
rolling of metals and other types of and program concluded at 8:30.
fective, tax officials point out.
with the National Music Federation.
Poitland and Harry Walling,
The chairman especially thanked all
She won her solo honors with the November 17, at 7:45 p.m. in the Neskowin; four grandchildren and one
The Northwest Electrodevelopment those who cooked, served, decorated,
Junior Symphony at its 23rd annual
This discussion is sponsored by the great-grandchild.
Laboratory was established by. the entertained, helped in the kitchen, sold
piano contest held last May.
United States Department of the In- 1 tickets, and advetrised, as well as
Conductor Gershkovitch. will also Mill City Lions club. •
terior in 1942 for the purpose of those generous enough to lend their
Dr. John Dyke, Dr. S. D. Wiles,
direct his nationally-known 80-piece
studying the application of electrical homes, equipment, costumes, and ex
youth orchestra in performances of and Dr. William Burrell, of the Ore
energy to the processing of the min hibits for the complete success of this
The Mill City Firemen’s Auxiliary i Webers’ overture to “Oberon”, Bee- gon State Dental association, will
erals in the northwest.
held their regular meeting at the J thoven’s fourth symphony, the pre present the case for fluoridation as a
Albany is the headquarters for Re- i
Fire hall Thursday evening Novem lude to "Die Meistersingers” by Wag means of building strong teeth in
Portland—The magnitude of an ap
gion II, consisting of the States of
ber 13. Betty Meinert and Barbara ner, and a composition by the contem-[ growing children.
proaching observation by Freemasons
Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Mon
Minton were hostess for the occasion.
tana. Located at the southwest city
Parents and all others interested of the Portland area of the bicenten
During the business meeting plans I “Adagio for String Orchestra”.
limits on the old Albany college
invited to this meeting by the nial of the Masonic membership of
were made for the food concession
George Washington is indicated by
campus, it comprises approximately '
local Lions club.
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at the Firemen's Benefit dance to
the fact that between 250 and 300
40 acres of land and 13 administra- |
At a meeting of Mill City Garden be held November 22.
persons will be participant^, Some
tive, laboratory, shop and warehouse
50 of these will be members of Ma
buildings. Equipment is of the most ’ club at the Wm. Shuey home it was also made for the annual Christmas
sonic lodges of the areas, while others
modern design available anywhere in decided to hold a food sale and to' party for the kiddies which will be
have an apron table also.
held December 20.
will be members of the Order of East
ern Star; DeMolay; Job's Daughters
Pat Lempke was presented a birth
The laboratory is presently engaged j Plans are for November 20th in the
and Rainbow Girls, all of which are
in the production of zirconium, haf- I building formerly accupied by Mill day gift from the club. Three new
in some way connected with Free
nium and other rare metals under i City Cafe and will be held from 10 members joined the auxiliary: June
a.m. until sold out.
masonry. Also participating will be
Valdez, Phyllis Flatman and Francis
an all-city high school band and a
Mr. Shelton said that so many peo- I The club members also voted a do Merrill.
cappelia choruses from two Portland
Pinochle and canasta were played
pie have expressed a desire to observe nation of sixty dollars to help buy
the work being done at the Albany shrubs for the new school annex, as after the meeting. Toots Blazek won
the high for pinochle and June Valdez
This observance will be presented
laboratory that it was decided to their project for this year.
Present club officers were urged took home the low; for canasea Eva
Wednesday, Nevember 19, at 7:30 in
hold an open house and invite the
to remain in office an additional six Agee won high and Delores Stewart
the Civic auditorium, Portland. An
months to coincident with the fiscal garnered low.
organ prelude and a progiam by the
year of the state federation of which
A delicious lunch was served to
all-city band and high school 'choruses
local club is affiliated. Mrs. Har- 1 the 15 members present. The auxil
will be followed by a four-act drama.
Theatre Party Honors
old Pound, president then asked her iary now has 21 members.
"Salute to Freedom.” This will show
committee chairmen to remain until
a street scene in Philadelphia the day
Roy Rogers’ Birthday
before opening of the Constitutional
A party celebrating the birthday
Mrs. C. M. Cline and Mrs. Ernest Gates Elects Two New
evening scene in a Phila
of Roy Rogers, cowboy star, will be
Podrabsky will be November hostesses
and the final day of the
held at the children’s matinee at the
to the club.
convention. I-ead part*
Mill City theatre, Saturday, Nov. 15.
by members of some
starting at 2 p.m., according to Bob j
50 sponsoring Masonic lodges.
The general public has been invited
Each child attending will receive a Gates PTA Hears Teachers members to the city council,
elected for a second term were Floyd
and there will be no admission charge.
piece of Roy’s birthday cake, fur Reports November 6
Völkel and Walter Brisbin.
Nearly four million Freemasons of
nished by courtesy of Muir’s Bakery.
Gates—Members of the Gates Par members elected were W. S. Hudson
the United States are joining in ob
Each will also receive an autograph
serving this great date in Masonic
copy of Royers' latest photo, in 4 ent-Teacher association met Thursday and A. T. Bernhardt. Charles Gieb-
evening. Nov. 6 at the high school. ler is the fifth member of the eoun-
history. George Washington received
hi* Masonic degrees in Virginia and
Balance of this celebration in Mrs. Kenneth Martig presided at the ci). Retiring are Mayor Ray Ixrrd
and Albert Millsap, who was not a
had his membership in tWo lodge*
cludes a cartoon carnival, serial, and business session.
of that state, being Master of one
Reports were made by the various candidate for re-election.
a veterana cartoon carnival, serial,
when inaugurated as first President,
A new mayor will be chosen by the
teachers of the school, followed by
and a vacation.
hence the grand lodge of Masons of
Balance of the celebration include*
Virginia has taken the
a cartoon carnival, serial, and a west different class rooms in both grade of the new group from among their
and high schools.
ern movie. "Return of Wildfire”.
Artists Nov. 17
C. T. Haseman, 72,
Idanha Mayor Dies
Concert Nov. 22
Bureau of Mines To
Hold Open House
Public Invited To See
Plan Fall Activities
Mill City Garden
Club Plans Sale