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April 23. 1953
1—THE MILL (TTY ENTERPRISE
Knowledge is Power
(1) This depends on the individual American’s ability to
resist defensive and escape buying; defensive buying—to
keep up with the Joneses, escape buying—to give him a
temporary sense of power. In her book, ‘ The Folks at Home,”
Margaret Halsey puts her finger on the difficulty most people
have with their finances.
‘‘What corrupts people," she as
serts, ‘‘is being brought up by
parents who are obeying the rule:
get ahead. What corrupts people
is the unstable family, besieged
by a million money-makers to
whom it is a meaningless clump
of potential customers. What cor
rupts people is being pressured
into the narrow mold of profit-
making behavior when their real
desires lie in other directions.”
A generation ago, consuming
was something which people ap
proached cautiously. Now, how
ever, the spender just buys every
thing he can pay for, and a few
things he cannot. He is respond
ing to a superlatively well-organ
ized pressure which never lets up.
(2) Men enjoy their food more
than women do, writes John E.
Gibson in This Week magazine.
He cites a survey made by the
American Institute of Public
Opinion in which men of all ages ,
throughout the nation were asked |
what quality they thought was
most important in a wife. Most
of the men placed far ahead of
all other attributes: good home
making ability and above-average
(3) It can if the people who
conduct the drive for blood to
meet the needs of the Korean war
will follow the example of a
small town When Felton, Minn.,
population 258, was asked to con
tribute to the blood drive, Vivian
T. Murphy, a semi-invalid, helped
put across the drive. She tells her
story in the December Catholic
Working from a wheelchair
with a phone and a typewriter
she reached people who had been
missed in the door-to-door drive.
She typed appointment lists for
blood donations, and helped co
ordinate transportation for do
nors. When the results were
tabulated she discovered that 91
per cent of Felton’s eligible citi
zens had donated blood.
Senator Labels GOP Timberwolves Win
'Give-Away Party’ 3-Way Track Meet
By RICHARD LOVEL
Butte, Mont.—Sen. James Murray
The Mill City Timberwolves came
(D., Mont.), charged the Republican
1 party with “violating its campaign out on top in a triangular track meet
pledges, welshing on its promises, des with Chemawa and Gates at Chemawa,
troying morale in government service, |April 22. Mill City made 78 points
and concentrating its major efforts on to Chemawa’s 49 and Gates’ 24.
rewarding Republican financiers with
Lyle Fleetwooa of Mill City, made
gifts of millions of dollars which be the most points, 23. He placed first
long to the people of the United in the 100-yard dash, 220 yard dash,
| javelin, broad jump, and second in
Speaking at a Jefferson - Jackson the pole vault.
Close behind Fleetwood was Evart
day dinner, the senator labeled the
I GOP as the “Give-Away Party.” He Brewer with 19 points. He scored
said that during campaigns the Re I first in the discus and the shot put,
publicans gave away promises right second in the javelin and broad jump,
and left, to every group and on every third in the 440-yard dash, and fourth
in the high jump.
Two Mill City trackmen earned
Giving Up Promises
their letters by scoring firsts. Robert
“Now that they’re in office they’re Keyes came in first in the mile run
bu-y day and night giving away our and fourth in the high hurdles. Dale
natural resources and giving up their Andreassen scored first in the half
promises,” the Montanan said.
Referiing specifically to the Taft-
Roy Chase scored 13 points, placing
Hartley act. Senator Murray stated first in the low hurdles, the pole vault,
that during the campaign, at the AFL and second in the high jump. LeRoy
convention, General Eisenhower had Podrabsky came in second in the
said, “I know the law might be used discus and the shot put, and Bill Hoff
to break unions.
That must be man was fourth in the 440-yard dash.
America wants no law
licensing union-busting. And neither
“Now that the geneial is President,
we are anxious to co-operate with him
in 1 making those changes,” Murray 1
__ _ ’ve
asked for the
Al Nesbitt was elected Mill City
istration’s recommendations 4 times.
PTA president for the next school
Not only haven’t we had a word in
year during the regular session of
answer, but for the first time is his
the group this week.
tory, the Secretary of Labor has been
Mrs. Howard Means was voted the
prevented from appearing before our
first vice president spot; Robert
senate committee to give the adminis
Thorpe, second vice president; Mrs.
tration's views. It looks as though
Roy Kiersey, secretary; Mrs. Leonard
that was only campaign talk just like
Republican proihises to extend social
Mr. and Mrs. Al Nesbitt are at
security, to do something about the
tending the Parent-Teacher statewide
cost of medical care, and to strengthen
convention in Medford this week as
our minimum wage laws.
Mill City PTA’s representatives.
Setting Up Commission
A flouridation film, ‘‘A Drop in
"Instead of extending social secur the Bucket” was shown during the
ity, they’re setting up a commission meeting. Speakers and general dis-
to study it. On medical care problems cussion on flouridation followed the
they’ve made a deal with the AMA film’s presentation.
Dr. Dyke, Dr. Stone and Mrs. Effei
and put the medical lobby in charge
of Mrs. Hobby. On minimum wages Cole of the Marion county health
service took pait in the PTA’s pro
they haven’t and they won’t act.”
Expressing confidence that the gram.
Mill City kindergarten graduation
Democratic party would recapture the
Congress in 1954 and the Presidency ceremonies will highlight the May 13
in 1956, Murray urged his listeners meeting of the Mill City PTA. A big
to concentrate on bringing young peo crowd is expected.
ple into the party and in particular
those younger men and women who
had voted Republican in 1952.
“Older people who remember the
twenties and the thirties and see the
Paul Cree, former Mill City logger,
I signs of their returning will vote Dem
ocratic," he said. “The young people who was injured near Sutherlin the
who saw through Republican pre early part of March in a landslide,
tenses last year and worked so hard is being moved from the Douglas
to help us roll up 27 million votes community hospital at Roseburg to
will stay with us and work twice as his home in Sutherlin.
hard next year. But we must be pre
Cree suffered fractures of the neck,
pared to welcome those thousands of ribs and leg as well as skull injuries
equally idealistic young men and and numerous cuts and bruises when
' women who thought it was time for rocks and debris tumbled upon him
a change, who believed the wonderful while he was at work.
I words Republicans save for campaign
. years, and who are now being sadly ful-thinking party which welcomes the
“Neither we Democrats nor the na
“The Democratic Party knows that
tion can afford to have these young in all ages one thing lemains constant
Republicans become cynical and with —the fight between those who stand
draw from politics. We must show for the many and those who would
them that their idealism and their exalt the few.
We stand for the
I energies can find full expression in , many, and in 1951 all young Ameri-
the ranks of the Demociatic party. 1 cans will stand shoulder to shoulder
And we can do it because whether it’s with us."
the age of steam or of jet propulsion,
the Republican Party is always the
When a lawyer obects, it usually
backward-looking party while the mean that some witness is tryiny to
Democratic Party is always the youth- tell the truth.
Al Nesbitt Elected
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I IA A I D TGXy
Paul Cree Released From
Hospital, Returns Home
Answer to Question No. 1:
Catastrophic illness is the term
commonly used to describe sick
ness or accidents which impose
a severe or disastrous financial
burden on an individual or family
Voluntary insurance plans are de
veloping programs to lessen such
hardships by absorbing major
portions of costs
Answer to Question No. 2:
When it is cluttered and dis
organized with old medicines A
"medicine - cabinet - mistake" can
be serious. Many medicines lose
their effectiveness with age__or
even become harmful Left-over
medicines from last year s illness
should be discarded Poisons must
be clearly labeled and well out
of childrens reach. The wise
family keeps nothing but current
ly used prescriptions and fresh
first aid supplies. Never use a
prescription that is not specifically
ordered by your physician for the
Answer to Question No. 3:
Urine examination helps in the
diagnosis of many diseases and is
the basis of every examination
Though it is not expected to tell
the entire story, it does show the
presence of infections of the kid
neys and bladder, and malfunc
tioning of other organs
I Copyright 1*52 by Health Inform*-
REPORT OF CONDITION <»E MILL CITY STATE HANK
of Mill City in the State of Oregon
at the close of business on April 20. 1953.
Cash, balances with other banks, including reserve balances,
and cash items in piocess of collection
United States Government obligations, direct and guaranteed
Obligations of States and political subdivisions
Loans and discounts (including 31,677.20 overdrafts)
Rank premises owned $>2,151,39, furniture and fixtures $10,304 80
12,419 I '
$ I 898,815.56
Demand deposits of individuals, partnerships, and corporations $ 870.225.61
Time deposits of individuals, pai tnerships, and corporations
Deposits of United State- Government (including postal savings)
Deposits of States and political subdivisions
Other deposits (certified and officers' checks, etc.)
TOTAL LIABILITIES (not including subordinated
obligations shown below)
1 I.' N 14
TOTAL CAPITAL ACCOUNTS
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND ( APITAL ACCOUNTS
Assets pledged or assigned to secure liabilities
and for other purposes
I, D. B. Hill. President, of the above-named bank, do solemnly swear or
e 'firm that the above statement Is true, and that it fully and correctly rep-
1 sents the true state of the several matters herein contained and set forth,
t the best of my knowledge and belief.
I>. R. HILL.
Correct Attest: Mildred L. Allen, Frank Rada, C. E Ma«, n. and
Maxine Hill, Directors,
b ate of Oregon, County of Marion, ss.:
Sworn to and subscribed before me this 23rd day of April, 1953.
D B HILL JR . Notary Public.
Bringing Up JFather
By George McManus
^NOW DON'T FORCET,
JI56S, I'M 6IVIN6 MY
CONCERT FOR THE
I KNOW HOW
you can double
your money just
THERE YOU WON'T
SINO IP THEY'LL
Strawberry Growers Look Freak Kitten Born at
Keith Phillips Farm
For Spittlebugs, Advise
Strawberry growers are advised to
check their fields for the presence of
spittlebugs, says O. E. Mikesell,
county extension agent.
If the average population over the
field is one or two bugs per plant then
treatment is advised between now and
May 1. This application will also aid
in the control of the strawberry fruit
A second application three
weeks later, but two weeks before
harvest is advised where the straw
berry fruit worm is a problem.
Mikesell says that the Oregon Ex
periment Station has found that a 5
percent methoxychlor dust applied at
the rate of 50 pounds per acre has
given good results on both insects.
A %% rotenone dust can be used for
spittlebug control, but it will not be
effective against the strawberry fruit
Mehama—A freak kitten was bom
on the Keith Phillips place last week.
The kitten, one of a litter of five,
had one large head and two bodies.
Joined at the chest the two bodies
were normal with one pair of front
legs pointing up and the other pair
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