The Mill City enterprise. (Mill City, Or.) 1949-1998, January 15, 1953, Page 2, Image 2

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    The MILL CITY ENTERPRISE
Editorial Comments
January 15, 1951
2—THE MILL CITY ENTERPRISE
»
I a remedy. But the normal average in reality added to the national debt,
FATEFUL SESSION
and in the event of a so-called “Emer­
The optimists are saying that the teen ager is not a criminal or on the gency”, is replaced with an IOU.
way
to
being
one.
He
still
wants
a
1953 Oregon legislature, opening to-
In the fine print of the purported
CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING: One insertion for 50c or three for 51.00.
morrow, should be able to wrap it up standard set for him, and he still wel­ policy, is these words: "In the event
The Enterprise will not be responsible for more than one incorrect in­
comes
some
good,
intelligent
adult
and go home in 60 days. Well, maybe
sertion. Errors in advertising should be reported immediately. Display
guidance in how to live up to it. "The that the worker should become totally
so. But we doubt it.
disabled and unable to get any wages,
Advertising 45c column inch. Political Advertising 75c inch.
Perhaps legislative business could more you hold up the mirror of de- i he just cannot draw ONE CENT, and
cency
the
more
they
’
ll
respond
to
it,
”
i
be finished in 90 days. We do not
NATIONAl EDITORIAL
said the teen-age supervisor. Those the credits he has built up during his
YOU K
appear to have the money worries we
from “tough” neighborhoods are par-' working days, steadily, diminishes, so
anticipated, for one thing. And it
that
when
he
reaches
Age
65,
and
certainly shouldn’t require another ticularly discouraged by blanket criti­ thinks he will reecive $47, or a couple
AUTHORIZED
record session like 1951 when the cism.
receive $81, they will likely only get
Teen
agers
should
not
be
made
to
debates dragged on for 16 days.
To call a "graft” like that
DEALER
THE PAPER THAT HAS NO ENEMIES HAS NO FRIENDS.'
feel it’s a disgrace to belong to their half.
But after looking at the prospec­ age group because of crimes of a few Social Security is not only preposter­
___________________ —George Puf am.
tive list of major bills and remem­ any more than law-abiding adults ous, it is dishonest.
FOR
bering how some relatively insignifi­ should feel responsible for crimes of
Today, the only place where they
cant bill can tie a legislature in knots, others in their age category.
But have “Social” “Security” is in jail,
we’re of i^.e opinion that this will be there still remains a responsibility for and w-e note that lately even with
Recently Detroit Dam was put into use for flood con­ another long session. Look at some every American, and that is to do improved conditions, to make the in­
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trol by Army Engineers. Valves were closed in the huge of the problems.
his own part to uphold law and order mates contented, they are putting un­
concrete and steel structure. A rain-swollen North San- Take liquor-by-the-drink and milk and to help in community efforts to derground “holes” in the walls, Like­
POWER CHAIN SAWS
tiam river swirled and boiled angrily towards Detroit legislation. Some think the liquor guide boys and girls in the same di­ wise, the over - publicized security
measure approved by the people rection. — From Christian Science racket has plenty of LOOP-holes in
dam. There it stopped, almost. Just a few thousand should
Phone 1652
it.—FRANK R. HASKELL, Box 366,
not require long drawn-out Monitor.
acre-feet of water were allowed through the dam. Engi­ consideration.
But it could develop
Wecoma Beach, Ore.
24-HOUR SERV ICE
neers worked those valves and permitted the small flow into a knockdown-and-dragout battle.
of water in the North Santiam river below Detroit dam. So could milk which was supposed to
JOIN THE MARCH OF DIMES I
The North Santiam was its usual slim and speedy self have been settled by the voters. Un­
less we’re badly mistaken the milk
January 11, 1953
when it slid into the Willamette river. Engineers at the issue
settled at all, unless pro­ Dear Mr. Peterson:
dam commented, Detroit dam really helped. Observers vision isn't
is made soon under the exist­
When we made a brief call at your,
say that Detroit lake formed twice the usual size very ing milk control act for the store office
last year, it was not to dis­
differential. Could be another fight. cuss agates, that is one of my avoca­
quickly.
The above facts were widely reported in daily news­ Now take money. We may have a tions. It was really to get your views
surplus instead of the big de­ on some gratis copy, like the enclosed, i
papers. How do these facts dove-tail with the spoken small
ficit that was predicted two years ago
ideas of Congressmen and big people to the effect that —thanks to higher income tax col­ I understand that “free press”
that the majority of publica­
dams such as Detroit be sold to private interests. These lections. But if you look at the re­ means
tions like to discuss and have their
private companies, we assume, will be electric companies. quests for capital improvements for readers know both sides of a subject.
Will the private company that gets Detroit and Big Cliff higher educational and board of con­ They will likely say, well, what
institutions, you'll see that there should we have instead of SS and
dams be interested in opening and closing valves so that trol
isn’t half enough money in sight, we’d say, a pay-as-you-go-plan same
possible floods will be held in check?
Assuming the pnless a bond issue is approved or they now have in Colorado, paying
private company says it will do just that and puts it in new sources of revenue are found. as
A'lrert iurwi^nt
$96 a month top. I've seen the actual
writing? What can be done if it doesn’t? Bringing out Furthermore the routine cost of main­ checks average $85, all spent same
From where I sit... // Joe Marsh
this question is necessary since the interests of the private taining state government is going up, month as received. They also now-
down. General fund requests are have $13 plus in state treasury. With
company in generating electricity will clash with the in­ not
up $12 million. Drastic cuts are high­ 52,000 annuitants, that means $4 mil­
terests of the public in flood control. This is a problem ly unlikely.
lion a month, $48 million a year, and
all over the Pacific northwest.
Other measures that will demand that's a nice payroll.
Pretty "Foxy" Terrier
Those who favor a private company working the their full share of attention are reap­ Sorry we missed you. My regular ,
portionment, mandated by the people; job with Universal Trade Press of
valves call the present management of our dams, “so­ an enabling act to permit construction
Talking about dogs the other his fishing rod. He went outside
cialistic.” “Industrial News Review” says, “It is devoutly of another Columbia bridge, highway New York, past 30 years.
Cordially yours, Frank K. Haskell.
night
—and Sandy Johnson topped and there was Boscum — digging
to be hoped that the new interior secretary, former-Gov- bonds, full-time parole board, a modi­
* ♦ *
everything off with a tall story like crazy for worms!
fied
indeterminate
sentence
act
and
ernor McKay of Oregon, will do a bang-up remodeling
about his fox terrier, “Boscum.”
Editorial, Mill City Enterprise:
From where I sit, a dog that
job in the shortest possible time. Interior has not only additional traffic control laws.
In 1953, exactly the same as we did
According to Sandy, “Comes can outguess humans is as rare
No provision has been made for
wasted tremendous sums of the taxpayers’ money but financing the Portland area hospital | during the twelve months of last year.
bird season and that dog won’t as a human that can outguess
stir if I take down my rifle. Same other humans. For instance, I
has advocated a political philosophy opposed to every for the aged mentally ill. Separate • when officials of the so-called social
if it's deer season and I go for like a glass of beer with lunch
security
act
take
up
altogether
too
American concept of government." In view of this slant legislation may be required for this
my shotgun— he won't move, but but I wouldn’t think of pouring
much
space
to
quote
a
lot
of
figures,
of things we can expect an answer soon from Congress project.
he's scratching at the door if I so you one without first asking.
it
is
well
to
read
between
the
lines,
A modernized act to deal with sex
and the new Administration.
much as look at my rifle!”
Everybody has preferences—and
deviates and psychopathic personali- and find out what they really mean.
it ■ finding i.t what they are and
One
day,
Sandy
decided
to
fool
After
working
on
their
payroll
scheme
sd into
| ties undoubtedly will be t
-ting them that keeps free--
him. He took down both his shot­ re
for
some
sixteen
years,
they
tixki
the hopper. There could be a i eon-
. -g ia the dogs.”
gun and his Title — and swish, di . i flow
an
average
of
but
$47.25,
and
pay
troversy over an intermediate i insti-
E cum was on his way! So Sandy
that
means
in
purchasing
power
under
tution, as opposed to additional facil-
put the guns back and took out
I
ities at Oiegon state penitentiary and i the 49c dollars about, $23.68, a nig-
1165 N. Front St.
SALEM, ORE. | the
|
gardly
pittance
for
honored
civil
vet-
MacLaren. school for hoys popu­
c<
il. I nited Stc
or.
Salem Phones:
Lyons Phone:
lar as the intermediate institution I elans. The $16 plus billions cited as
invested
in
U.S.
government
bonds,
is
2-1921; Night 2 1117
11.1
idea is. The school re-organization
act, beaten by the voters, will be ba< k OOOOGOOOOOO OOOQOOOOOOO OOQOOOOOQCrOOOOOOOCC COOÛOOOOCOO'WeOOOOOOOOa<H>X><KK>
JUNG AND MOVING HEAVY MACHINERY I in the picture.
An amendment to the state hydro­
and Mill Equipment Up To 25 Tons
electric act undoubt< dly will be
Including 1)8 and HDI1 Cats, and ’r-yard shovels.
sought. Fish interests may make an­
Complete Rigging Outfit, Winch Trucks, Low-bed Trailers
other try at closing the Deschutes al­
together.
An attempt to modify and simplify
the entire state tax structure may be
made, The legislature probably will
be asked to do something further
about equalizing assessment ratios,
| particularly on personal property,
Portland merchants are concerned
Our Car-Saver Service starts with good
'over this one, as well as a la"’ that
lubrication—regularly. Not only the right
' will provide better protection against
lubricant in the right amount, in the right
shoplifters.
place, but a thorough inspection to catch
Some attempt may be made to
trouble before it starts ... a check for
STATIC AND DYNAMIC
1 clarify, by state law. contests over
rattles and squeaks and a report on any
I the seats of legislators who die or
mechanical attention needed. A complete
resign before assuming office. The
record of service is kept here to assure
Pier-Dickson case makes this likely.
Guaranteed Perfect Balance
car-saver service at proper intervals.
If this next legislature is courage­
BATTERY SERVICE: 80% of all battery
ous enough, it may submit a consti­
To Mithin *i o/. of \<<uraej
failures occur w here a service call is re­
tutional amendment, making it pos*
5000 MILE Gl \R \N TEE
sible to attach the emergency clause
quired ... our Car-Saver service protects
to tax measures. The present pro­
you against this inconvenience and ex­
hibition against such a procedure
pense...it includes adding water...test of
KEEP WHEELS BALANI ED
makes it virtually certain that every
condition ... an inspection and cleaning
tax measure will be referred to
of terminals and cables — insurance of
Following is example (measured in pounds) of new
the people.
maximum battery capacity and life.
the terrific pounding suffered by out-of-balance tire
This could go on and on. Nobody
knows at the moment what ideas our
and wheel assemblies:
new Gov. Paul Patterson may display
mph rpm
2 oz.
4 oz.
6 oz.
in his message to the legislature. But
enough
is known to make this pre­
20
210
1.72 lbs.
3.44 lbs.
5.16 lbs.
TIRE SERVICE: Let us tell you how our
diction safe:
.”,0
tire
sw itching scrv ice can save you money
360
3.86 lbs.
7.72 lbs.
11J8 lbs.
The tasl^ of the 1953 legislature -
through
increased tire mileage. There is
high
grade
though
it
is
—
won't
be
|O
480
6.88 lbs.
20.61 lbs.
13.76 lbs.
often more uneven wear on front tires
easy. On the contrary, it could be
600
50
10.74 lbs.
21.48 lbs.
32.22 lbs.
one of the toughest, as well as one
than on the rear...rear tires wear evenly
♦;o
of the most productive sessions in re­
but at a faster rate...then, too, to be kept
720
15.46 lbs.
16.lb-.
30.92 lbs.
cent years. From the Oregon Journal
"alive,” the spare tire should be run. But
RADIATOR SERVICE: Keeping the
70
840
21.06 lbs.
41.12 lbs.
63.18 lbs.
further, our service includes an inspec­
cooling system filled is just the start. You
TEEN \GERS
tion for glass, tacks, and nails embedded
receive a check of the cooling system,
In addition to the direct wear on tires, this
"You don’t think we’re rowdy, do
in the tires... a check for cuts and bruises.
water hoses and clamps.
you?’’
These are but a few of the important car savin g service»
This was the question of an an-
you receive when you put your car in our hands.
xious teen agcr from a rcputedly
“tough" neighborhood to the super-
visor of a teen-age group at the
EXPERT LUBRICATION • TIRE SWITCHING • BATTERY CARE
Boston YWCA.
ATLAS TIRES • BATTERIES • ACCESSORIES
The answer was "No.”
(including weights)
Juvenile crimes in Boston and other
sections of the country present a chal­
lenge to every adult to help produce
DON PETERSON, Publisher
Auto Supply
Flood Control Example
M c C ulloch
Editor's Leiter Rox
Salem Heavy Hauling & Equipment Co
Car-Saver Service
ADDS THOUSANDS OF MILES OF CARE-FREE DRIVING
January Special
Precision Wheel Balancing
Hunter Tune-In Equipment
$£.50 per Wheel
Philippi Tire Service
‘Saving your Tires is our Business’
Phone Lyons 113
Mehama, Ore
WHY HOT BW
Bassett & Stover
I FF BASSETT and BILL STOVER
WE TAKE BETTER CARE OF YOUR CAR