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About The Mill City enterprise. (Mill City, Or.) 1949-1998 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 1, 1953)
By DON PETERSON
At the end of the year and the
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beginning of the new year is the time
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to take stock and make plans for the
MILL C ITY, OREGON. Till RSDAY, J \Nl \R> 1. 19'3
coming season. So it is with cities
The Mill I uy chamber of commerce
has work to do and it should gird
itself for the future. Meetings should
be resumed and they should be weekly
with 100% »‘tendance. The duties of
the chamber hould be working for
the whole community in which it is
It must be a sounding
The Mill City Lions club has accepted the sponsorship
board for the wishes of the people of
of the 1953 March of Dimes campaign and have named
the community, at it’s meeting plans
should be discussed for the better
Bob Wingo, as chairman for the all-out effort this year.
ment of the whole community. Mem
Bob reports that iron lung containers have been placed
bers who stay away from meetings
business places in the Mill City area and everyone is
are only "free riders” and should not
urged to give all they can
be guilty of letting the other fellows
for this worthy cause.
do the job and they reap the benefits
when they are realized.
Gov. Paul Patterson assumed the
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honorary state chairmanship of the
1953 March of Dimes this week and
The chamber can assist in bringing
called on “Every resident of Oregon
new employment to a community so
Mrs. Myrtle Odessa Joaquin, 38,
to give, and give again to this truly
that the citizens of that community
I wife of Joe Joaquin of Gates, began
san have an income to purchase the
her last sleep Saturday at her home
Governor Patterson took over as
products the merchants have to sell—
in Gates. Mrs. Joaquin had been very
titular head of the annual campaign
it is all a matter of self preservation
| ill for more than one year with a
and each and every citizen is vitally
Douglas McKay who resigned both
interested or «hould be.
I ! Mrs. Joaquin was born at Drain,
As an illu
>n, if anything is
in December preparatory to becoming September 23, 1914.
g new business or
needed to hel;
have resided in Gates for six years.
jobs into a community the chamber
E. T. Hedlund of Portland as chair Surviving are Joe Joaquin, Darlene,
should be the first to lead in getting
man, Oregon’s 1952 March of Dimes a daughter, of Gates; Dora Cooper,
t in readiness, When streets need
raised a record $(>48,000. Dr. Hed mother, Medford; Mrs. George Sorter,
paving, or a better telephone or power
continues in the same capacity. sister, Crescent; William Cooper,
system is needed, the members of the
Noting that Oregon ranked fourth ■ Lakeview, Robert Cooper, Ashland,
chamber should have the courage to
the states in the 1952 March and Charles Cooper, Medford, broth-
go out and sell it to the proper in
of Dimes on a per capita basis, Gov ■ era of the deceased/
dividuals, whether they ue the local
Services were h«rfd at 2 p.m., Mon
ernor Patterson said that “the new
citizens or the management of the
situation necessitates an even more day at Waddle funeral home, Stayton.
Rev. Glen Vernon had charge of the
generous response in DM”.
Graveside services and
He added that the 1963 campaign ceremony.
We have a beautiful new highway
interment were conducted at Ashland.
passing through our community, but
through January 31, “must help to
sometimes we need to do a few things
with the worst polio epidemic
for ourselves, such as providing
of all time.
services that will help to make
“More than 55,000 boys and girls
city a better place to live in than
and men and women were stricken by
this cruel disease in America in 1952”,
The duty of every businessman to
Governor Patterson continued. “Ore
Mill City kindergarten celebrated
attend and work at chamber of com- 1
gon’s approximately 485 cases repre the Christmas season in the Mill City
merce business is one that should not
sented the second highest yearly total high school auditorium with a pro
Businessmen should |
in state history and included more gram about Santa Claus and his im
realize that this community is made
respirator patients than ever before.” portant role in the lives of our ltitle
up of working men and women, and
The National Foundation for In folks.
Mrs. Roy Keirsey, kinder
so their thinking and planning should
fantile Paralysis came speedily to the garten teacher, guided the Yule sea
cater to their needs. Working people
aid of the afflicted, Governor Patter son affair, December 22.
want and need modern conveniences
son said. He concluded his statement
"Suggestions from Santa Clause
the same as others do. business must
with these words:
was acted out by Brent Walker, “ar
do everything in their ability to please .
“A recent visit to the polio ward nouncer”; Lynda Anderson, “Little
that clientele. I do not intimate that
of a Portland hospital was fpr me a Girl”; Randy Hale, “Little Boy”;
local businessmen are not making
touching and inspiring experience— Cecilia Anne Keirsey, “Dream Fairy”;
every effort to provide those services,;
touching because it showed so graph Skippy Wingo, “Santa Clause” and
but sometimes we do gear ourselves
ically the ravages of polio and in Binky Bengston, “Mrs. Clause”. De
to the wrong pattern of thing«.
spiring because it demonstrated so picting toys were Linda Thorpe,
effectively the great work being done “Baby Doll”; Claudia Budlong, "Kit
Chamber officers cannot do the job
in this field.
This is one of the ty”; Laraine Lee, "Balerina Doll”
alone and the membership must real-
reasons I deem it a privilige to des Susan Peterson, "Walking Doll”;
ize it is just as important for them
ignate January, 1953, as March of Mike Brown, "Cowboy Doll”; Philip
to attend every meeting as it is to
Dime- Month and urge every resident Yarnell, "Indian Doll”; Bucky Lyons,
tend to any other part of their busi-
of Oregon to give, and give again to <$r Popeye” and Sherry Bennet, "Danc
ness functions — it all goes together
this truly humanitarian cause, in the ing Doll”,
and one is just as important as the
knowledge that what we do for our
The first acene of the play enacted
other, whether you are a service sta
fellowman shall likewise be rendered the familiar wishing of children for
tion operator, jeweler, or grocer.
unto us in full measure in our time Christmas presents. Susan Rynear-
For a happy and prosperous New
Oregon families should keep a five-
Mrs. Ada Plymale, proprietor of
The Oregon Brand law will be thor of need.”
son, Christine Storry and loria Jeanne
Year, let's nut our shoulders to the day rotating food supply in their Ada’s Needle Shop in the Dawes oughly discussed at the Linn County
Keirsey, sang “Santa’s Brownies”.
wheel of progress!
homes in the event any major disaster building, occupying quarters formerly Livestock association's annual meet
The second scene showed Santa giving
should temporarily disrupt normal used by Hendricson's dry goods store, ing in Ix-banon on January 12, reports
gift suggestions to the tot«. Peggy
will move her store this weekend to Ix>onard Forster, Tangent, president.
Agee and Laraine Lee gave the "Buf
That advice came this week from new quarters in the office space Discussion leader is Jack Cochran,
falo Dance". Scene three found the
Miss Loa Howard, who heads the formerly occupied by Hammericksen, Brownsville, Action of the grolp will
children inspecting the gifts suggested
Emergency Welfare service for the the optometrist, next door to the then be taken to the Western Oregon
The Mill City Assembly of God bv Santa. Dubby and Carol Stewart
Jenkins hardware store.
Livestock association meeting in Co church is sponsoring revival services danced the “Parasol Dance”.
state civil defense agency.
on January 19, 20 and 21.
A kindergarten chorus accompanied
“The average householder — plan-
with Evangelist Phil Wayman of Eve
Forster says that the Lebanon meet rett, Wash., conducting daily services. by Frances Johnson sang’ “Away in
ning ahead for an enemy attack or quarters and remodeled them for use
other disaster—will fare just as well by Mrs. Plymale. Mrs. Plymale is ing should be of interest to all live
messages the Manger”, "Rudolph the Red-Nosed
(Heard over KPOJ, Portland, at 10:15
in an emergency with a limited but stocking her store with many fine dry stockmen of the county. The com emphasize faith in God as the an Reindeer” and "Jingle Bells”. The
p.m., Monday through Friday)
; carefully stocked pantry as she will goods articles to please her many plete program includes a report from swer to our everyday problems, and entire kindergarten sang. “Silent
She invites Francis Williams, county trapper; a he believes on the authortiy of the Night” and "O, Come All Ye Faith
Sen. Harry Byrd of Virginia, Sen. with overstuffed shelves,” said Miss customers and friends.
Robert Taft of Ohio, Gov. James Howard. “Civil defense planners do her many friends to come in and discussion on Oregon’s livestock dis Bible that faith in God will bring ful".
Byrnes of South Carolina, and Ber not advocate food stockpiling. How browse around.
ease problems by Dr. R. R. Younce, healing for the body, soul, and mind.
Refreshments were served for the
Mrs. Plymale purchased the stock state veterinarian; a talk on combat Evangelist Wayman states, "You will kindergarten students in the basement
nard Baruch of New York, went quail ever, they recommend that a well-
hunting recently. Their meeting, as rounded supply of simple, staple foods owned by the late Daisy Hendricson. ing livestock diseases by Dr. O. H. find that faith in God will make your of Mill City high school following the
usual, was strictly for the birds.
Muth of Oregon State college; and a life happy, joyful, and successful; | program.
be kept on hand.”
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report dealing with feeding livestock many have found new hope and power ,
She commented that setting aside
by Joe Johnson, acting head of the by proper understanding of God as'
Will chlorophyll tooth paste pre an emergency food supply is one of
animal husbandry department at OSC. set forth in the Bible.”
vent tooth decay? Will ammoniated several «elf-protection measures that
Efforts are also being made to secure
tooth paste save your teeth? Leading apply even to people living in small
Rev. Wm. Turnbull, pastor of the'
The Gates PT A are announcing
a local sheep operator to discuss sheep Mill City Assembly of God church
dental researchers meeting recently communities, remote from Oregon’s
at the Greater New York dental meet critical target area. She said that box so
said in his invitation to attend the
Detroit - Elected Tuesday to the
ing reported that the answer to both after a disaster of catastrophic pro high »
A feature of the day, says Forster, services, "These messages will be of Detroit city council were Jake Fiacher,
those questions is NO.
Said one portions. food might not be imme day, J
is a noon luncheon with members of help to people of all churches, and Archie Matoon and Lloyd Ketchum.
specialist from Western Reserve uni diately available from retail outlets
The ladies are requested to bring the Lebanon chamber of commerce. every walk of life. Come and discover Terms of Ray Johnson, Otto Russell
versity: “I wonder how long the public and supply lines migh» be cut for sev box lunches or be subject to a $1.00 Terry Elder of the First National what faith in God will do for-you.”
and Jake Fincher expited.
will place its confidence in products eral days. All manpower and re- fine.
Meetings continued nightly at 7:45
bank is luncheon chairman.
Candidates names we*o submitted
whose effectiveness is not in keeping «ource« would be needed in the
>ffee will be served, and every-
Forster is inviting all livestockmen except Saturday until January 11th by signed petitions whi h inc luded,
with the values suggested in cleverly stricken areas throughout the c 'Un* one is welcome to com» and join in to attend the meeting which starts in the Assembly of God church. Sixth in addition to the three elec ■ted, those
the evening's festivities.
and Cedar, Mill City.
at 10 a.m. in the I-ebanon city hall.
of Richard Farrel and Otto Russell.
1953 March of Dimes Gets
Underway Here Friday
Mrs. Joe Joaquin, 38
Gates, Dies Saturday
Civil Defense Pion Ada’s Needie Shop
Given Householders Moving This Week
Oregon Brand Law
To Be Discussed
M.C Assemble of God
Gates PTA Announce
Plan for Box Social
Fischer, Matoon, Ketchum
Elected To Detroit Council