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The MILL CITY ENTERPRISE
February 5. 1953
2—THE MILL CITY ENTERPRISE
LET THE PEOPLE RILE
tern of , i long, u
is no am bringing
” the . plight of my
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to your attention, not only for his |
Estes Kefauver doesn’t pull any longer justified.
sake, but for the many more like him
Entered a* second-claaa matter November 10. IS44 at the post office at
punches in his Collier’s article, “Why
“> have never seen an> “ense in throughout the nation, He Is 41, a
Mill City. Oregon, under the Act of March S, 1ST».
By MRS. S. T. MOORE
Not Let the People Elect Our Presi- practically killing our presidents be
veteran, handicapped by the loss of
Lumber company was high
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his left hand.» We had high hopes
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bidder on timber auctioned Tuesday
The Tennessee senator who made pu^>!i ’J'
sertion. Errors in advertising should be reported immediately. Display
Perhaps Senator Kefauver has not that he would be able to overcome this at the Detroit ranger station.
a valiant but futile fight for the
handicap, but our hopes were ill
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Democratic nomination declares that devised the perfect plan for modify- founded. Month after month, it has
includes 72,000 board feet of blow
been the same heart-breaking story
is bad enough, pegged as it is to the an_d . el^t,inf;_?^Ure8-, Several over and over again. He tries to get down and insect killed trees.
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antiquated electoral college tradition ‘ others, including Senators Douglas of any kind of work, Several times he
Bid prices were $15.50 for Douglas
which makes it possible for a candi Illinois and Smathers of Florida, have has been hired and then released with fir and $3.00 for Hemlock.
date to receive a minortiy of the pop plans, too. Smathers, for example, | the excuse that it made the other
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ular vote and still be elected presi believes that if a vice president sue- j workers uncomfortable to work along
Frank Moore are
“THU PAPER THAT HAS NO ENEMIES HAS NO FRIENDS.’
dent.. But the convention system is ceeds to the presidency by reason of side a man with only one hand. The in Oakridge this week attending a
—George Pui am.
a mockery of our democratic proc
presidential election at the next gen doors of American industry are closed timber management training session.
tightly against the handicapped. It
Mrs. Nettie McMillan, mother of
Then from his own bitter experi
a shame that such a state of affairs Mrs. Star Reed, is a house guest at
In any event, the Tennessean makes
ence and observation he points out
case for presidential elec exists—but it does—in every city and the ranch home of Mrs. Edna Swartz
The North Santiam hit the front pages again this how national conventions become “the a tion cogent
reform. We agree with him that every town in • our * country.
■week with something that is unfortunate this time, a easy tool of the political bosses, the the era of boss rule is fading and that
slick manipulators and the unscrupul
huge landslide right onto our North Santiam highway. ous
his program, if approved, might be its I How’s business? It’s great if you
can get a J75 million ocean liner for
Lest those situated on the South Santiam smirk, we would Kefauver
million — at the taxpayers’ ex- |
is optimistic, however.
remind them that their’s was a like fate not so many He believes that the people, after fol We agree also that the people pense. The United States Lines, I
should control elections, not rigged
years ago! We can take pride that ours is the biggest, lowing the conventions by TV' and , convention halls and smoke-filled owners of the luxury liner United
I States (sometimes known as the U. |
radio, are now wise to this “unde rooms.—From Oregon Journal.
it must be. It’s in the North Santiam!
S.S. Subsidy), report net earnings of ,
So far we have found the public most gentle in their
$7 a share for 1952—up $3 per share
comment on the whole situation of a 15,000 cubic yard Still smarting over the ignominious
slide right smack on our fine new highway. It’s said that treatment he received at the Demo- ’1
JOIN THE MARCH OF DIMES
that road, meaning the North Santiam highway, slices cratic convention, particularly at the 1
through some pretty big mountains and so it does. Until hands of Chairman Sam Rayburn, who ,
we can get things settled alongside this new roadway we
in favor of Governor Stevenson, |
all can expect more of the same in the years ahead. The draw
Kefauver bears no grudges. He cam-
South Santiam route was plagued by one slide after an I paigned energetically for Stevenson (Heard over KPOJ, Portland, at 10:15
p.m., Monday through Friday)
other until the earth decided that the whole thing was, and he pledges his co-operation to
President Eisenhower. But he does
after all, permanent.
If you hold GI insurance, here’s a
that something should
It seems absurd blaming Oregon rain for this whole be done, strongly
and soon, about presidential tip that may be worth a lot to you.
thing. A more appealing excuse for it is that one of the election reform.
Very few veterans know it, but there
North Santiam’s choice deer kicked a rock and started The Kefauver program involves a is a bargain in disability insurance
the whole thing going. It could be also that an enter federal law setting up presidential available to every veteran who has and Don't
let dlfflcult breathing, coughing
POWER CHAIN SAWS
wheezing, due to recurring spasms of
his GI insurance in force. It is
prising Mill City chamber of commerce member dreamed primaries in all states. Delegates a kept
Bronchial Asthma or simple Bronchitis
ruin your sleep and energy without trying
would be firmly pledged to cast their provision of the policy which enables
MENDACO. Works through your blood to
up the whole thing just so we could get some more free votes
help loosen and remove thick, strangling
for leading candidates in state the insured to pay a small premium
primaries on a proportional basis. No which will entitle him to $5 a month
permits freer breathing and sounder sleep.
MENDACO under money back guar
“Uncle Sam” will pick up the check on this current candidate could be placed on the ballot on each $1,000 worth of insurance in Get
antee at druggists.
case of disability. This means that a
splurge of nature in the North Santiam canyon. The against his will, as they may be in 30-year-old
Nominations at national
state of Oregon again snickers up its sleeve at the plight conventions
would be by simple ma can pay an additional $10.70 per year
of “Old Whiskers’. The horseless carriage certainly has jority. After
10 ballots delegates and draw $50 a month in case he
been making a dent in “Uncle’s” bankroll for many years would be free to vote for any one becomes disabled. Not enough to live
now. Our North Santiam is no exception, far from it. of the three leading contenders for on but quite a help in time of trouble.
How do you find out about this dis
Highways such as we have right under our noses cost nomination.
ability provision of your GI insur
many pesos. We in the North Santiam voice an Allah
about nominating vice presi ance? Just make written application
to “Unde” for his making possible such fine roads. To gestion
He would have to your nearest Veterans Administra
the thousands and thousands who have pitched in tax them chosen by delegates from the tion office and be able to furnish sat
dollars to the federal treasury we say, “Thanks”. We three candidates who polled the next isfactory proof of good health. It’s
at a low cost.
like ’em even if they do get stopped up once in a while! highest number of votes in the nation disability insurance
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He believes this
The mail is full of letters from j
would prevent “degrading” the office
of vice president to the political bar ladies who tell me that their nylons
aren’t what they used to be. From
Finally, Kefauver urges shorter Chicago comes this lady's comment: ,
presidential campaigns. He believes “Tell the ladies and the girls that I
quite properly, that our present sys- have solved the problem of nylons:
quite a while ago. I pay 82 cents a
pair for black cotton stockings. They |
wear like iron and they look like
gunny sacks but thej- never run! But
We received this short letter from ! thenM am 75 and I seldom run either.”
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1 Mr. Hunter this week and we find
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I that it expresses the feeling of many
Charles E. Wilson’s attitude while
residents here and perhaps you have : testifying before the senators was not
Bendix and Thor Dryers
some thoughts on the subject too. If one which was likely to make any
so you are welcome to use this column ' friends. He was the big successful
pro and con on the subject at any executive; they were the politicians
time. Try not to write your letters who worked for comparative’ peanuts, i
too long, however, we would like to The ex-president of General Motors
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I have longer ones than Mr. Hunter snapped at the senators: “What's good
COM M E R( ’ IA L LIGHTING
1405 N. Front St.
gave us. His letter follows:
for General Motors is good for the
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You may recall that another fellow
To the Editor:
2-1924; Night 2 1417
How about a Public Utility Dis named Wilson dealt with that same
I topic, but he told the whole story.
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My winter operating expense has His name was Woodrow Wilson and
and Mill Equipment Up To 25 Tons
gone up too. Can I get 20% more? he said: “When privilege gets the
Including DR and HUI I Cats, and %-yard shovels.
No, and neither can you. Let’s have profits, the people pay the price.”
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that PUD election now.
C. F. HUNTER. Mill City.
Writes a San Francisco lady: “I
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